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The weekly tribune and the Cape County herald. (Cape Girardeau, Mo.) 1914-1918, November 06, 1914, Image 6

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Republican Landslide Report
From East Democrats
Lose Congressman.
Now York, Massachusetts, New
Jersey and Many Of her
Slates Dump Democrats.
New York, Nov. ! (Wednesday)
Although return from yesterday
election a iv coming in slow, it is v
ilcui thai IIm KcMuMicans made con
siderable uaius and Ihal the Demo
!.:! it majority in Civ.re!-s has been
gically ri duced.
A dioauli received at midnight l'
Tiie Siiti says the U pul!icati Congres
siotial headquarters it! Washington
claimed Ihal the Democratic majority
in I hi- lwr house would ho below
I Ik- election in Now York Slate was
a LVptiblican landslide.. The Repuh
lie:. i ticket is overwhelmingly elected.
The Republicans of Connecticut also
swept that state, every Democratic
Congressman running for re-election
being lrt'atrn
..Governor Walsh has heen re-elected
in Massachusetts, and Warren G.
Harding was elected I'nited Stales
Senator from Ohio., and Gov. Cox is
leiieed to have heen rp-elecled.
Uncle Joe Cannon goes back to
Congress from Danvil'e, 111, but it
is believed Sullivan has been elected
to the Senate from Cannon's state.
The South went soldidly Democratic.
Dispatches from Washington tonight
show a Democratic defeat north of
Divie, hut the e'ection will not
affect the Democrats control of the
Senate, and probably will cause no
change in the house, but the majority
has been greatly reduced.
lloth parties, however, profess to be
St. Louis, Nov. Senator William
J. Stone swamped Thomas J. Akins in
the contest for United States Senator
from Missouri today, but the returns
from Congressional districts indicate
that there has lieen a switch from
election a
Democratic t IIoiubliYan. While
these elections are still in dotiht, the
indications are that the Republicans
have won several from the rural dis
tricts, in additional to carrying two
districts in St. Louis and possibly
.l.i'-oh Meeker, nominated by the Re
publican to sii veed Richard Rartholdi
has been elected by a safe majority
and L. C. Dyer, the Republican who
was unseated bj t!ie la: t Congress,
w.'i- ;-.- ;t back today ! y a safe major
ity, in the l-;!'c..i!i district, Hamil
ton is running Igue a e'i-s.- race ami
Rej'jbiicaris tonight are claiming t hat
be v.r-n by Jl sii;:ll majority.
K-.-l'MVis fr.en van.;.,; --r I ions of
tii eowitiy ill licate that the Wilson
admit-.i. tratein ha been repudiated.
l':-;,; i!e return:-; that had been re
C ivr-.! at i-iidaig it ; onilit, it was on
Me to d''-riiUiie v. h:.t i(.e iet House
of i:; it;. s..;uativ.'.-. will k: lloth sides
are claiming a ma.Niriiy, but 'while it
Hiii- i be admitted that ihe Republicans
have in. .!.- decided gains, they are
f.till short of enough to elect a speaker.
Uncle .Joe Cannon has been .sent
back to Congress by his homcfolks in
Danville, 111., and Congressman O'Bear
who took the Speaker's place two i
years ago. will spend at least two I
years in private life.
The contest for Senator from Illi
nois is close, according to the returns
late tonight. Roger Su'Uvan. who was
indorsed by President Wilson, claims
he has been elected by .jO.000, but the
returns in thus far gave Lawrence Y.
Sherman a lead of more than 23,000.
Sullivan, however, claims that the out
standing precincts will give a major
ity in favor of the Democratic party,
and for that reason he is contending
that be has defeated Sherman.
New, York and New Jersey have
elected several new Republicans to
day. It is estimated by the Associated
Tress tonight that the number of He
publicans from these two states wifl
be at least-one "fh)zen" more thaVave
now in Congress. -. - -
The latest returns froni' Indiana
give Milter,- tlie - Repohllcan candidate
f or. IJnited States Senator a lead of
about 1200 votes over.SenaiorShivly,
whb iskrunning;fosreoUctlon.!
Penresejias oitf iadc to.lhe pnited
States Senate from Pennsylvania, and
Massachusetts has swung bar ft almost
soldidly into the Republican' "ranks.
Early returns announced from Boston
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Is the King of the beers.
Russell McBridde's Car Hits
Rig And Demolishes It
He's Unhurt.
A large barn on the Ira Hastings
farm, a few miles north'bf East Cape,
was completely destroyed by fire Sun
day afternoon, and all the contents,
consisting of hay and farm machinery
were lost.
This was one of the largest barns in
f'outhern Illinois, said when destroyed,
contained 1"0 tons of choice alfalfa
: av and about .$"()( worth of farm ma- i
The loss is estimated at $.",0()0 and
i' insurance amounts to &2,r00.
The exavt origin of the lire is no!"
nown, but it is believed by Mr. Kin-!
i heloe, the tenant, that it started froml
lighted cigarette that had been care
! ,;sly dropped by one of the farm
1 ands, as shortly before the blaze was
i iscovered a number of the workmen
,.3 been in the narn.
The fire broke out at 4 o'clock in the
i fternoon and lasted until almost mid
right. The flying emliers lighted on two
eiher large barns nearby, and for a
time it appeared that they would also
be lot.t. Neighboring farmers assist
ed in keeping the flames confined, and j
by heroic effort the adjoining buildings i
were saved.
ray several Republican Congressmen
have been elected over Democratic in
cumbents. The race for Governor of New York
between Gov. Glynn and former Dis
trict Attorney Whitman is close, with
Whitman leading by more than
100,000 in the upstate vote. It is not
believed that Glynn will be able to
overcome this majority with the vote
he will receive in greater New York.
Tammany Hall has not given the Gov-
Lernor enthusiastic support, and his
Kends fear he is headed for defeat.
Eearly returns from Massachusetts
indicated that Mitchell had been elect
ed over William H. CarteiC pyt a des
patch received by the Globe-Democrat
at 12 o'clock tonight states that Carter
has frahyJaJsafe-toajorit
Tennessee, and. the.Soulh, it ecmv
have held their Democratic strength.
No losses have been recorded up to
date, and the vote cast today apprarg
to b about normal.
John Harris J)oes (Battle With
Feline Before He Gets
Pelt, Tells Tale.
John Harris, one of the proprietors
of the Terminal Hotel, while hunting
squirrels in the timber west of Dutch
town yesterday morning, was attack
ed by a monster wildcat of a strange
variety, and before he succeeded in
killing the boast, his leather hum in:-,
eoat was torn to .shreds :. : '
and body severely lacer.i'..--! i'..
(laws of the infuriated a- "
Mr. Harris, wh iiad i!i .;
an auto with Silas Heal, ' n. 1 ;.;!-
ished hunting through a s
of woodland, and the two I :.
to the ear preparatory t;?
fuilher when tb'-y lisci
they were in need of r.oir.t
cool their engine. Having
to bring a vessel with whi. r
the water, Mr. Harris wall:
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a threshing machine engine teat had
been left standing in a liejd ac-ar the
edge of the wood, thinking that per
haps he could find some sort of a re
ceptacle that would answer his pur
pose. While in a stooped position look
ing under the machine the cat pounc
ed upon his back from above, and with
an angry scream began clawing and
biting at the surprised hunter.
Before he succeeded in dislodging
the beast, he received numerous
gashes from the long sharp claws, but
was finally successful in freeing him
self and reaching his gun which he had
left standing a short distance from
where he was attacked. With a well
directed aim the animal was killed as
it was in the act of leaping upon him
the second time. Mr. Beal, who was
busy looking after some repairs to the
car did not know of the encounter un
til he heard the report of the gun.
The animal was of the cat family,
but differed in many respects from the
wild cat common to the forests of this
country. "
'It ivsjaliyosl as laige' as -'the or-1
dinary bull dog; Its ears were long
and tufted, and its tusks extending
trotn "-either- side 'of the 'lower jaw,
protruded upward and were exposed
when its mouth was closed. -Its tail
was short, and instead of having a
dull gray coat with the dim spots, its
spots wer glistening black, giving it
Its foam is like the snow and it's as
IDEAL is the best drink made.
Today voters will have an oppor
tunity to vole for enforcing the law
restraining swine from running at
If Hog Cholera is to be controlled
in this county, we must prevent the
spread of this disease by keeping hogs
from running at large.
At the present time what feed there
is of value along road.s and on un
claimed land is so over-pastured that
very little good is gotten from it. Tf
this ford has a value it belongs to the
owner of the land and he ought not
to be compelled to go to the expense of
fencing to get it. In pioneer times it
Kva-; t in aier to- fence improved land
lb: ,t il
II :
r ij.-fi.YNl land, but eutidi-ci-uiity
have lent;" .sinci
i' v.ouM co.-; :rii.: ii le r.
l.y?. in th0n lo fence a!'
s !icv,s out. A vote fr
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to i ie- -. .
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The M". r.
::-.; !: a vote for better
ii -. appe.-ss at the hot
ballot contai'iinu" the na:n:.';
ti'y vi flieers.
Seth Habcock,
Stale Normal School.
to.ti fi iii.
! Hie cot;
Washington. Oct. Tiie Demo
cratic National Committee in its-forecast
loni.-;!",!, predicts the election
Tuesday !' at ieast five Democratic
United .States Senator and enough
Congressmen lo insure the Democrats
a majority of at least one hundred.
Washington, Oct. til The Depart
ment of Agriculture this afternoon de
clared a ijuarantine against the Union
stock yards of Chicago on account of
the prevalence of the footh and mouth
disease in .certain counties in Indiana
and Michigan. .
more the appearance of a leopard than
a catamount. The fur was short but
of a soft, satiny texture.
Mr. Harris removed the skin" and
took it with him to Allenville where he
shiped it to a taxerdermist in Omaha
to have it tanned.
He was so elated with his success
that he concluded to continue his hunt,
and while in Allenville phoned his in
tentions to his brother, George Har
ris, in the Cane, stating that he had
concluded to go on to Big Lake, Ark.,
and spend a week hunting ducks and
other game.
; He also stated in his conversation
over the Jihone, that a physician had
treated his injuries, and while they
were rather painful, they were not
serious enough to prevent him from
continuing his hunt.
i i in in i hi ml
Tom Daupherty, Fcimd Talk
ing (o Neighbor's Wife is
Shot At, But Returns Fire.
Carpenter Wounds James Pierce,
Then Police Chief Who
May Die.
in one of the bloodiest pistol duels
rv r recorded in the police annuals of
ikfston. Tom Daugherty, a carpenter
that city, yesterday morning, tired
two- bullets into the body of his son.
Mai ion Daugherty, fatally wounding
him, and then turned the weapon on
James Tierce, breaking his wrist, af
ter which be mortally wounded Chief
of Police E. E. Arthur, who was en
deavo'ing to Uell the disturbance.
Daugherty and Pierce are carpen
ters and have worked together much
of the time during the past few
months. Both are about 45 years of
age and are men with families.
It is said that Pierce was( suspi
cious that Daugherty was paying too
close attention to Mrs. Pierce, but
friends say this suspicion was with
out foundation.
Yesterday morning Mrs. Tierce had
gene to the depot at about 9 o'clock,
preparatory to making a trip to
Cairo. Her husband followed a short
time later, and when he reached the
depot he found Daugherty and Mrs.
Tierce in conversation.
He returned to his home and se
cured two revolvers after which he
again apoeared at the depot and walk
ing toward Daugherty, fired one shot
at him. Daugherty immediately drew
his revolver, but before he had an op
portunity to use it, his son, Marion
Daugherty, a young man 24 years of
age, grappeled with him and they
both fell in the. center of the Iron
Mountain railroad track in front of
the depot. - -
"In the meantime, Chief of Tolice E.
Er Arthur had seized Pierce and in his
endeavor to wrest his gun away from
hiir. thry fell and were struggling
with each other a few feet from tb
irate fathwr and hi.? son.
The elder Daugherty admonished
his son to release him or he would
shoot him. The boy still slung to bis
father, and did not re lease hi'- hold
until two shots had been fired into his
The young man released his father
and struggled to a post for support,
still pleading with his parent.
The M-nior Daugherty i said to
have remarked to his boy, "Pierce
shot you didn't he, son?" to which the
bey replied, "No, Tierce did not shoot
me. You have killed me, you ought
to come on with me now."
The older man then remarked, "I
will not go until 1 have killed both of
these men," ami walking over to where
the two men were struggling he point
ed his gun down at them and fired.
The shot broke the wrist of Tierce's
right hand, and the revolver he was
grasping fell to the floor. The Chiof
then turned and rolled away from his
adversary, and as he did so, Daugher-
tired at him, the ball penetrating
his abdomen and passing through his
Chief Arthur and young Daugher
ty were conveyed to the office of Doc
tors Malcolm 5 Miian, a short distance
away, where their wounds were dress
ed. Marion Daugherty was shot twice
one of the balls entering one hip and
pa-ssing out at the other. The other
bullet passed through his body and
penetrated the kidnevs.
Chief E. E. Arthur was struck by
one bullet which entered the upper
part of his abdomen and passed direct
ly through his body, coming out near
the spine.
The train for Cairo, waited at the
depot for the injured men to receive
temporary treatment, after which they
were placed aboard and taken to a
hosoital in Cairo.
Tierce and Daugherty were arrested
about a half hour after the shooting,
and Daugherty, when arrested had
purchased a ticket for Cairo and was
aboard the train. He protested at be
ing arrested and was taken from the
train by force.
When searched a revolver with
every cartridge fired, was found in his
pocket. The one that was taken from
him immediately after the shooting,
contained two empty cartridges, thus
imlicating that he had fired eight shots
in all.
Tierce's gun also contained two
empty cartridges, but bystanders ssy
that he fired but one shot, and it is
the belief that one of the sK41s was
empty befora the dul opjiftd.
pure as the
Tierce gave bond for his appear
ance and was released, while Daugh
erty is still confined in jail.
News came b;u-k lo Sikeston fron
Cairo at noon, annoiuuing tha th
young man had died shortly afte
! reaching the hospital and that Chie
Arthur could not live. A dispatch t
The Tribune last night stated tha
Daugherty was ;till alive.
There was- threats of violence an.
the jail was closely guarded last liierht
Marion Daugherty was a highly re
spected young man and was employe,
as a lineman for the telephone com
pany at Sikeston.
Chief of Police Arthur was held it
high esteem and was a man of rx
emplary habits.
Daugherty and Tierce were well t
do men and were influential in th
Acting Chief of Police Paris in
formed The Tribune over the tele
phone last nijrht that young Pauf.h
erty would not survive the night.
Receipts nave Been Heavy Since Hos
tilities Began.
"The war in Europe is proving a bi:
boon to postal savings in this country
said Postmaster Klentge. From th
very day hostilities opened across th
seas postal-savings receipts began t
increase by ler.ps and bounds an-withdrawal-
fell off, a result quit'
contrary to the predictions of man
well-informed persons who, in thei
imagination, saw lines of feverish de
positors at post-office pay window:
anxious to again return their saving.
to the boot-leg and body-belt deposit
ors whence they came before intruste
to Uncle Sam. But the forecaster.
failed to reckon on the absolute con
fidence of the American citizen, re
gardlcss of the flag that first met hi.
eyes, in the ability and purpose of tb
Government to carry out its obliga.
tionsfi not only among the nations oi
the earth, but with the humblest citi
zen, of our land.
"Two important results nave follow
ed; thousands of people, largely o
foreign birth, accustomed to semi thei:
savings abroad, are now patrons :o
our postal-savings system; and enorm
ous sums of actual cash have been re
leaded for commercial uses among out
own people at a time when the naer
for every available dollar is praising.

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