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AM) Till: CAVE i Ol'NTY IIKHALl) AN IM)i:l'KM)KNT NI-WSPAPKR-AHSOLITLLY (T.KAN AND I IT FOR ANY MKMKKK l TUP. I AMILY TO KLI Volume XVI CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOI R1, MARCH 13, i Number 11 ARE YOU GOING TO WIN OUTIN i THE CONTEST? Why Nol Make a Thousand Dollars or Two in the Next Few Weeks? THIS IS THE OPPORTUNITY (let Busy and Your Friends Will Help You Win One of TLese valuable rrizes Tin' real joy "I living isn't merely in work luit i! i- in knowing I : 1 1 I Inn- will l' ample reward for V mil l.-ilmr. Labor. !i':istni', just rewards, miv-.l in about tin1 ideal i i iipnit ions ,iii' lli' codituetits nf real 1 1 f -. If ymi an' looking for it real home where wo liiivi' lii'Vrr known of :i crop failure, ssc suggest lli:it v. .11 make nut ! lioiniliiit inn blank today .ill. I enter llie greatest if all contests ever put ui in Southeastern Mis.-ouri. till' gle.lt Trililllll' free Ill-acre farm Mini handsome piano contest, which is iiuw just starting. Or. if ymi lire already entered in tlie race fur this great event. Illlike Up your mind nt miee In pull tY your jacket Mini gallop In (lie Iruiit. A little extra elTnrt will l: li i vmi under tlie wire lirst if vmi will lull try. We will announce nine .main tn niir nailers tli.it this ilmi.iy Ul-aere farm is located alniiir the ('. (i. iV N. liailmail. anil about HID yards frnin a Hag station "ti that mail. It is dis tant less tlian live miles i'rmn the lieaiitiful city nf Cape ( iirardoail. iitnl a tnlle over live miles frnin Jackson, tlie gland '!' I county seat nf Cape vSirardcau County. Tlie farm is alioul linlf-a-lllih- north nf tlie famous Cape Ciiranleail ami .lack-,m gravel rn.nl. Tlie property contain a tine lliee-loom cottage. Iiarn for hor-es and cows, eliiekeli lioiise. piggery, elc. Iiesiiles a tine orchard of peaclie.-. plums, chcrne-. berries, i le. Whin this line fa' m i- awarded to 1 1 ii' fortunate pe: -on at the eml of tin.- groat contest, it is ready for i in n i I i.i 1 ' occupancy. Now. ::.s good neighbor, ilo urn know white you can pick up a tlnm--and "i' I o iholl-alnl iloll.'l's easier il, ; I I. I'l'tolt for the Dev.; few wek- than 1 tmuing mil a winner ,11 this uveal lollle-l'.' We belies, . .11 .o We have he .1 We .I'll I .1.. We haSo been 1 1 i h.ii 1 1'.- hi ii In inr- more real c.-h l.i "ape '. : i .it. lio u 1 1 Hi n i than nnv ,, hi r one . 1 1 r of income. A in I I iK, 1 . ; . i - I l :.l elii-k-ll I m I III If sou -i.o a i and ! mi reach l ,,. il !: g. I :. I he i : ' I I !. pi l'!::'i , ol wi; I..' fort II'::. I e I liollui" I " .- eiue I l.e i nni-ol .' plat... t hut s ill he is eli aw .:' lo t I " "' com I high. 1 .oiii . -' ant a' 1 1" lini-h ot tin. friendly e, nt. .i but I., r i" lie ili e - a re . ! I in 'i'l ii an e'i ort I'.ii: Chance in Country Dislriils. The ( . i;i ' -t Man. i :t r cannot too strongly impress oil the pro-peel IS e camliil.Ji - living in tin' smaller l.i-.vti-i.li the total route th it they have an unusually line chain ' to win one of the valuable prizes. Still Time l Lnltr Contest. Any person who i- thinking of entering tin' contest should wtnl their natne ami inhlress to the emitest inanaun- ""' 'I"' Trilmnr, at once. It is tiit loo lute to enter the rim fesl. It) lint, we venture to pre dict that isotne nf the winners liave lint even lieen nominateil yet. it lias; lieen the expcrietice nf the dul lest inan:iK'' '''. iy those wliu start two or three weeks after the contest lias starteil, cntne out winners in the etui. Wc would especially like to hear from prospective candidates living in the smaller towns and on rural routes. Just semi your name mnl aihlress to this (illice ami the rontest matia jrer will either call mi you iersonally oi write and show yu l" " started in your ciiinpainii. Don't neglect Your Opportunity send your name today, especially if you live outside of tin' city. We much regret that the coupon hallot was accidentally left out of yoMcnlayV Trilmne. It will ! found in another column today. How Votes are Secured. Votes may lie clipped from t lu paper or secured on .suliscriptimis. The hest ami iptickest way to secure votes is to (let your friends to silli .crilie to the Tliiiune. TIIK NO.MI NTI(N KI. AN K Wll-I- COI'NT ,-,,1)00 V(Ti:S FOR TIIK I'F.USON NOMINATED. The, ballots which (Continued on page 3) PRESIDENT TO ATTEND DRAIN- AGE MEETING; Other Celebrities Will Attend and Meeting Promises to be Interesting CAPE SENDS DELEGATES Southeast Missouri Has Import ant Interests to he Discussed and Cared For leirerson City. March II. TI ollicers of the National Prainauc ( 'onuiess ale highly elated over the prospects of haviim I'lesidelit Wiiii.; row W il-on attend the l!i I ineeliiij; of the I Mainaiic Congress to lie held at Savannah, (ia., April J.'inl to '.'titli. A committee headed ley lal inuiul T. I'erkins, President of the National l)t'ainai;e Congress, called Upon the I'lesidelit at the White llou-e, on I eliruaty L'lith, to present a formal invitation to attend the Savannah Inciting and the I'resiilent assured the prolialiility I deliver a tlie committee that in all ' will lie on liatnl ami -age on tlnnil plotictioii and ilrainaue work. It is President W ilson w ill I hen ulieveil Hit line to this country his ideas of Hood pre vention, draiii.me and levee reclama tion, water power development and oilier ipicst ions, ami thereliv intimate to the pulilie the leenmnieliilat ions on these ipioi ions that he will make to Cultures when it convenes lie1 1 )t'ccmlicr. Atiot her liiu drawitm card lot the Savannah nieclinn of the National Praiuap' 'impress is held out in the person of Sir William Wilcox nf Cairo. Kfiypt, tin; einineiil laiulisji engineer who was lmrn jn India iitnl who desiuiied ami l.uilt the treat dam across the Nile at A-.-iian. Sir William is the most einiiieiit irri tation, drain-iyo and hvee authority in the World, and he has iivcti his a-uraliee that Ile will attend I lie lllcl'lill)! of the ( 'nllfl'i - and de.er an address on "llivii UenuL.t nill tl.'ld Contiol ill Ant iipni y ." lie will he accompanied ley Lady W il. ... and alnady hotel accotn mod-it I. have In I'M I', served H I I In III 'I l.e I'lireuoiftl fact- ueie i ep i.i.t l.i I o i . l, .loin, land 1 1 1:1 --ion. I e I ,1'd of lot .1" ot ! in.- I" ( 'n;,;r. II, I !a.. -.un that ,i o ii, I - Nil--. I,, r- nil. . f loll :,1 d Ol 1 I t '..l: n ,..1.. ' a i ' 1 1 : 1 1 1, th, 'I ll;U o.., ol I .H th. J. .! . of I I, ssa- I the ti : lerril. ' a ill s I t a- es i I' I )rain.':( ! ,1 1 ', 'I !: el.ii; '.'i ' 1' Id in St . Li, in-, and alli um h ne ol lie session s a- ss le n t he Ilo, iiN in the lower Mi J--ippi Wcle at their hi-.he.-t. a hut-',' line In r of del. rat-s ssere m ;.n, m, an,','. A total of four hilinlli d and Uii:hlv deleuates represent inn tiiiitv- seveti .-late- and territories were at the St. Louis tneetitiii. ARMY OFFICERSMUST PAY TA Free Rent Is Also Added to Income, So They Pay on What They Do Not Get. iWXI' News Mervlco ) Leavenworth, Kan., March 12. Th war department furnishes army of ficers free quarltrs ut tnilitury posta and the treasury department makes them pay for the quarters. This ia one of llie thinns the ne wincome ta law dot's to the officers, and as a re sult legislation increasing the pay ol officers probably will be asked. On their actual army pay, few of ficers under the rank of brigadier one of the things the new income tax but the treasury department has de cided that the rental value of free quarters furnished by the war de partment must be computed as in come and tax paid on it. Only Biuylo officers holding rauk of captain or higher and married officers holding the rank of colonel or higher will have to pay the. tax on their army pay, but there are many officers who have independent incomes who will have to pay the tax. necause of the large number of of ficers at Fort Leavenworth and Fort Hiley and at the army schools at these tsvo posts, the Leavenworth dis trict will collect more incomo tax from the army than any other district I asked that a special congressional In except that of Washington. i vestigation be ordered. JCKf' n. GOES TO I .... .. : t -; ..." v....'. .,'.. i w .'::: ' ,!. -UMaX? X- f r't . ' ' t ! v n iy . I. , Sit" s v H m ' . t . . ir n -s j-'V r i MM John 1 . Hoi keleiler about to enter his ailtmiiohile at Ness York in hits way to his heme at Pociiut ico Hills with his invalid wile. Whether or not he w ill escaie tl.i Income tax levied against him in ( les eland by elaimliiK resiiU'tici; in N'esv York Ktate Is u question of intercM to itiuny other mil lionaires. RIES MEMPHIS GIRL CAUGHT IN ACT . X. Mcl'herson Wins a!uahlc Prize in Marriage to South ern Beauty WILL LIVE IN TIIK CAIE ! Popular Laundryr.ian Married to . Miss l. . Covington of Memphis Weddllie of decideil llltere-t to both the ''ape and Men, phi- society fulks look place Wednesday eSilliln; at a o i lock, at the home ol Mr and Mis 1 i;. iimton, of Memphis. when Mi- t'al'lle ('oinrleli ssa- limi ted in tnaiiiai:o to .1 W Me Pin r.-on of t 'aiie ( lirai . h'.i ii, iv I 'I Sharp of t he Mi t hodi-t i hui eh of M m;. hi lt s. a.- oi' ol I In- prettiest home ,e,. ditm- ef 'he -r:i-.in. and a- the bride v. ho un- .'Urn avs.-.s hv In r liiolln r ; s inulo leceliiled the l,lo:i. :: u orche-t l a SS I Sv::- hid- , .sil.l.'lli ol I, I In. We.l eel i n Ill I .lie! 'Mlii: Ih l.ohentl m'. dlllitil'. the of 'I'l, i. a,. M; I it lb, li it.- ( , ( ,! Mis. Kaeh.l Ih I...I I. , , re i ':il.or.i- i s ali'eta. ami caM'ie. W. P P.ailon of ies Mr McPher.-oti hoii-e sv -. - a v i.-i. tt lecoi'ated in pink ll .l. I I K lM:i i :u s .lotie-liuo. s lie-t man. of lovebti ami si hit e The !., in-ro-e-. tel.le lilad Th. re i i n ini- i In I in the center of tin- bidal was a Jarire col. leu ba-lel ss i h rose Innls and -mil.-.v were aliou' bfty relatives and present, to ssi-h the happy a I ill lire of t. m. I hn i. and iipl. ,.n-P, nt, . LATE WASHINGTON NEWS Washington, March 12. Tlie administration's anti trust pro gram will he ready for the house by April 1, according to Representative Carlln of Virginia. After an amusing debate the house, by a vote of SI6 to 30, defeated an amendment to the agricultural bill to prohibit the free distribution of gar den seeds by members of congress. Dr. Itarton W. F.'yernianu has re signed as chief of the Alaskan fish eries service and accepted the direc torship of the museum of the Cali fornia Academy of Sciences at San Fratiisco. - Ihe house naval committee favor ably reported the Padgett bill mak ing tin- ( oiiimanders in-chiof of the Atlantic-, Pacific and Asiatic fleets full admirals, and ranking officers in the fleets vice-admirals. Charges that a coal trust prevents the free movement of coal through the port of Charleston, S. C, to the advantage of New York, Philadelphia, Norfolk and other cities, were mado in a resolution by Senator Tillman, chairman of the naval committee, lie POLITICO HILLS I i" 1 AHih t ! It..; :n Local Fisherman suffers Loss at Hands of Thieves Who Raise Nets WILLI SKliLOODHOl NDS Man Caught in the Act I'ses a Shot (iun a ud Makes His Escape II S lliu I in r. a wi ll kteiss el' i.-n, famed f il In- pros', i - a- a- a I , ol.- i : i- i i ii ! li-hern;. in ha lai- ly n.i i si ;i I -I ace- h 1. 1. mill O fe ipilte oil- is S' It !l o.i I a ' lo'l- alollU hi- e tine i f duly Mr Puekiui lei- ., 1, 1111,1, I I 1. 1 lie) -, t ido'lC I ,e Hil l I I V ' I batik i and for appoint i -Ii- s n tie .1 , in -I h. .1. h l h I. I i, .L.I tl-l . ; , i ... I (., lool.O I' l" I , - . . "' !.'""S , Ml. M. il .11. !. I I", l:ee Witt- !l'.- I'l III .V. I 1 .tl 111 i - 1 1 . -" . 1 1 ill- a ha 1 1 id v i ' i !,: . I in - i i is-, is . red a -trail'..'- v , n t h in , u ,.t mg in a su-picnui- manner in i tos proMfiily to In I .- Mr I'm-kner had j la, I In- li-him: paraphernalia When all llil-rview was souidit. the stratii: . r picked up a double barrl. lie. I shol iiiii and a limed a deliatil tiiaiitul. I'n inu ut, aimed. Mi Melton made no i llort to detain the gentleman and Ihe made his ssay into the willows. ! When Ihe nets were raised !r ssas iliMiiveled that a pair of prabs I telegraph wire had been entangled and lo-t in the meshes, which was J - tlhcielit ev idence to conv ince that all etlort at then lia.l l.ceti attempt.', I Mr. Huekner will secure Ihe blood hounds hi loaning to Howard I Ti--, ll and Willis Martin, in an effort to trace and apprehend the olTel..h-l . Price of London Times Keduced. London, March 12. Announcement tnat the Ixjndon Times, which hith erto has been sold for 6 cents a copy, would be sold for 2 cents has been made. The reduction Is said to bo due to Ixrd Northcllffe's domination ft the paper, and will place the Times on a trice level with the Daily Tele graph, the Morulnj IVbt and the Standard. Omaha Rejects New Charter. Omaha. Neb., March 12 Voter? of (linalia ut a special election defeated a nesv charter recently framed by a special churter commission, author ized by tho last legislature. A pro posal to Issue bonds in the sum of $250,000 for the purchase and refin l.shing of a city auditorium was nlso defeated. LIST OF DEAD MAY REACH FORTY-FIVE M. A. C. Officials Differ in Es timates as to Number in lJiiildiii1' TEN BODIES RECOVERED Twenty More are Known I" Haw Perished and 'l itis Niiir.lu r Mav lie Ooitlitfd I Lie II si... I e.l I e'i ., ,i .. .. :- . i 'lilt il in 1 1 - .-. if tlu M, onii ' I !ilh I I ....it men's ha, IN I l.liilll t he I I O'l'l to reach I he I or llioi'e hollies kliostll to be 111) III', j un (I. r tlie ss ii'i Uai.e, in adhltmii to tin In loilies which have been teeov 'ted Will. am It tiraul, eleil. of the Mr. Kouri Athletic eliih. made a car-iiil t hei kin:; up ol the Hi t of those in Hi soil to base liee.t ill Ihe eluli. As a lesiilt of tins i heekitn.'. up lie iha ar d his In la I I' at the death list will he limped to I a : ii whiM- lialins are lioss ktlllMll. Norton Ne.'.io nh, pie i ill lit ot th" i lull com nit' d In Ih I , lii f. Wirle Differrnre of Ettmt.itrs. Ill this let pert lie lllflel's I !' 111 V..I I I . r I). I'tiliali, i Ii, lit' man of lln hoii .e i Mil in 1 1 1 i . and lalssard !.irii 'nmll. ', seen t.u.v ol tli" club, who Mill in Hist that si i till pefsons ,s ho-e nanus base not Ml belli repil'led Wife ploh al ly lost. I'l it.-eh's estimate ol the number of th ad. announced by him Tin sday iiipht. ssas l.'i. tiraul sa'il he had sa'i fled hii.isell ! th vs peisotis, mi India;: scsch i m- plo.vis o! the elull. Were III the lull!. I iio: ssh ti the lit- starteil. The si s. a i.'iiaijes c-eai'i',1, and so. he liuur-s, ti ... nt I a t an ol the -in sts. itii lud if.i: the injured who are in ho pllals 'I his ssmihl base onh i'.l iiuaei ouul. d lor. (Irani said the only po: -il.ihty ol any hiri-e niitn! i I. mine. I - u it: th ' I. nit, Inn:, .o tar a.- In- could :ee. sva-i that som- in- ill!., r tni:;hl has - ta'.eii I (-in si to his loom w ;th hi in 'I lnJ W a.- lion- in I II" C.I: . ol A II- a 1 1..U rile,, ',U: w.- '.-.il!' Ibifeli t' on. a in room I a 1 1 :t s ;n ,t la : un , .a not I. no .s ii to tie in i n.i '.- ;.i , i '.at would se ano' iei .. t:,oii to he a. I. 111. It. ,1 lei'. t a- , .si .- :! i , , . i j ix w i i-i do : , ,1. ' I o. !::.. 1,1 . . : I ,1 ..- t I .11 u! ; v. , . tin ui I U s , re. .nn- ... . i . : .; m:. s i . ; l ili.iul ."U. I it 111" Heine ' n.: ,. ot the a o.t , S i ... I . i i.,- -. . ', .I.e.. ri tin n.-r ,.; e.i, - : e . .... .... ., ,, , ' I . it I AUtJnOliWAMS AN INCREASE I, ui'., s Conn'.y Oifictl Al33 M.HI cl. mites Cs an! fcr a Real Otf.ce .iiul Something, to I'm. . s -.1 . Cl.ii .ico, M;.r.-!i di is, Kan,- county tor, ssho has h , , cents a day r, i:ul lied for mtii.e in !:. Prank .'e.iin s $ 1 7" a ss e. i; audi i ill a .sine do'.sn -a r : since he .,'iali l!'l' without doing a "t'ol 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 lick of ;i 1 1 , 1 , t in : ;' (as his political enemies have pointed out I. filed a mandamus suit aaiuat tho hoard of supervisors in ill" cir cuit court demanding: Some work to do. A real office, equipped with desk, (hair, scrap paper basket and cus pidor. Ami a raise in salary to $2,0uu a year, or $5.4S a day, which is $3.23 more than he is getting. The quarter a (lay salary was the supervisors' idea of a clever little Joke. They didn't want an auditor badly, yet were required to have one to comply with tho law. SUFFRAGETTES BURN A TOWN Destroy All Public Buildings In But cole, England, and Loss la Many Thousands. ( W'NU Xm Borvlrc) Nottingham, England, March 12. A suffragette arson squad set fire to and destroyed all the buildings be longing to the town corporation at liulcole, six miles northeast of this city. Tho losa is many thousands of dol lars. Suffrage literature was strewn in the vicinity. Second Plague Case in Havana. Washington, March 12 A second case of bubonic plague In Havana has been rt ported to Stirgeon-deneral Illue of the pnl lie health service. Ir. Blue has increased tho force of pub lic health service officer ut the Cu ban capitaL : cit l.tlior. i ... w n i (! uti. : ('ii. has .a. !! . in el. arm:: t he i inn;. BRIGANDS BURN A BIG CHINESE CITY Dr. T. Fril:i:?(I, Nonvrgian Missitniaiy is Killed in Kaid MANY BUILDINGS SACKED Mntrance Ohlaiut d l'y Treachery From itliiti T oi t liaml Sword Then Applied I S M N. S S- I I. e s Pi kin-.. March I'.'. !ri::aiids a, ke, and I inn,, I tin- i ,ly of l.ao Iio K. is, killed I if T. Pros land, a Not ss ei;ian Inissimiars . and woiinibd several oth er lot eli;n.l's, i 1 1 -1 II , 1 1 1 1 1: the K.V. t ). M Sama, another Not ss etila n. I'ise liiimlred luic.inds obtained en tratice to the city by means ol Iteacb i rv from within Tin y immediately piled torch and nvi',l. bin nun; the Asiatic Petroleum ami the Sltmer buddings, and toolltit: the Itrilish anil uietliau 'lobaceo eotnpany'n prettl Ihi s. I'hev then obtaltiid "nn rifles, sev eral tn l, I -urns mnl mticli ammunition from the arsenal. Two thousand cool-l-s wire inipressi d by the brksiutls. to curry olf their loot l.ao lloKoss, ii river port on the Man Ki, inc. is an important mission .-tatum in the prov ince of Hit Pelt. Three missionary toeleties have ret resetitat iv is there tine of them Is the Norwegian l.utln ran China Mis ' ilott itssoeiallon, v. Ith head,iiarters In Norway, svhieh had a stuff of three; men, two of tli.-tn with their wives. and three oilier women. I 'r T. Pros land, who was kdl-d by the I rieatiils, ami i;. v. O. M Santa, who ssas wound, il. rep rest lite, I this society. Another society is the China Inland Mi-saiti, whose In a biuatti-rs ate In London, l.ui'laiul. aid sshiih has a Malt In I .no I lo K'o-. ol ary and bis svi.e, .sith vs otuen. 'I lie Hol d soeiet v I ,'is I 'lit i ' ia n mi - ion- I , mi has a . . r f ot t , 1 1 in - tl.it s, ; . in I .an 1 1 :, K, one mission t hi- tin r ab.o Prltlsb my lain':-. It i o u ; 1 1 . s and iss . FUNERAL OF LUCIUS P. RUFF A Victim ol the SI l.iuiis Calas (ropl.e I aid to I'cst in This ( ily KNOWN r.Y;tM TOOTH V. as .:l Years ,: A;.'.- jum! Held in Uii.lt l-'slcciii !.y a Host oi 1 1 ii -iii's 1 1, I,., l . i Mi :. i ,. ! .i. !. . , , , I . I .'. i : I i ' "I II II 1 I,, : I l.e :,"o. I la , I I 'l .1 l.'dev a, I. I b. 'I ! Mi I ,1 I. I II". h Hi I bi bs I I: a I an.! I', ol Ih. horn !. a l.pte llaldssare I si a- i ni- nlali. Co . I '. ph.S. .1. I l I. II. III. Ill - . rea-c ss I . i lj nun, h, i I I .. , i , 1 1 - -loll- Ol I'll I'or.al pie, .-e-ee. flotll th- ! (',.., Lodges and a- , pi llnluoii- llaldssale tnimcioiis fi tends. A large 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 - of friend- nu t the body at the station here and eoui, allied it to the home nf P. A. Iloch oil Spalli-ll street, where tin sel vice- were conducted by Dr. Holt, of the Mcthodi-t church, inter ment In ing made in the L, .timer ceinetei y. The ileeeased formerly resided here and left for St. Louis several years ago. Me was a cu-in of Ir. KnlT of this city. Lucius I'inekncy l!ulT, the d( -cetised was HI years of age, and for some time a department manager for the Simmons Hardware Co., by whom lie was held in high esteem. The body was identified tentatively mi Tuesday afternoon by a dentist from a gold filling in a tooth. Mrs. la 1 ml S. Iloch of Chicago, a Mstcr went to St. Louis with her husband, who is manager of the Auto matic Iiecording Safe Co., on Tues day morning. She did not view the body, but Mr. Iloch said lie was confident that the body was that of his lirot he r-in-law. The body was positively identified when Clarence KufT, a brother, arrived from his home in Dallas, Texas. The mother of the deceased, who resides in Texas, was not at the funeral.