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- TBE WEEKLY Tft!dt7$E 'AfcD CAPE COUNTY IIERALD, FRIDAY. NOVEMBER' 4, 191.
CAPE SOLONSIN TO SEE NORMAL; MOpiN PARTY One of Few Roosevelt Legis lators is State Member of 2 Inspecting Body. BRIDGES URGES NEW BUILDING FOR SCHOOL HopesCommitteeWillRecommend Domestic Science and Agri cultural Hall. The Legislative Inventigating Com mittee, which is composed of both houses of the Missouri Legislature, arrived in Cape Girardeau last night to make an inspection of the Normal School and to ascertain its needs. The annual appropriations arc bas ed in a measure upon the report of the investigating Committee. Sena tor Anderson Craig of MaryviHc No daway County, is chairman of the committee. The other members are: Richard R. Correll, of Clark; J. H. Somerville, of Mercer, and Editor Campbell of Doniphan. All except Senator Craig are members of the lower house. - The committee was met at the sta tion last night by Capt. H. W. Brid ges, Representative in the Legislature from this county, who was -ooc:: vo succeed Charles C. Oliver at the 're cent election. Capt Bridges, who is going to de vote his efforts in Jefferson City to obtaining the passage of good laws, impressed upon Senator Craig and the other members of the Committee the need of an additional building for the Normal School. "To make this institution com plete," caid Mr. Bridges, "we should have a Domestic Science and Agricul tural building. The Normal Scholl is to Southeast Missouri what the State University is to the State as a whole. "The Normal educates the children cf a large percentage of all the peo ple of this great section. It should be as complete as the state can make it." ' Senator Craig said that the state as a whole was proud of Cape Girar deau's Normal School, and that he be lieved the Legislature: would give -it all it was in. need of. "This is one of the finest Normal Schools in the State,"said the Senator, "and I find it is located in one of the best cities in Missouri. This is my first visit to Cape Girardeau, but I have known for many years that in vestments made here were as good as could be found in the state." J. H. Somerville is one of the few Bull Moose members of the State Leg islature. Campbell and Correll arc editors. "The Committee is made up of two human beings and two editors," said Senator Craig. "But we get along without having to use a f.rupp gun on each other." The Committee came to Cape Gir ip'deau from Farmington and will de 'j.irt tomorrow morning for Mountain rove. MRS. EDWARD FOUGEU DIES ;ed Resident of the Care to be Buried Today. Mrs. Edward Fougeu, one of the d residents of this city, died yester day morning at her home at the cor . ncr of Spanish and Good Hope streets, after a long illness. Mrs. F'ougeu was about 75 years of age at the time of her death, and has lived the greater part of her life in this city. Before her marriage she was Miss Emily Ziegler, a family name familiar to all of the older residents of the county. Her husband, Edward Fougeu, who died several years ago, was of a prom inent French family, and was heir to a large estate in France which has been held in trust and iaid in install ments from time to time to his fam ily in this city. Mrs. Fougeu ft survived by two children, a daughter, Mrs. Peter Lar son, and a son, Edward Fougeu, both of whom art living in this city. The funeral services will be held from St. Vinvent's Church at 9 o'clock this morning, and the interment will be at the Lorimier cemetery. S. J. Boylan of St. Louis, represent ing, an automobile tire manufactory, was a business visitor in this city yes terday. A. J. -Sills,.. an? iron and foundry company representative of St. Louis, was' in the Cape yesterday on a busi ness trip. Benjamin H. Marbury of Farming ton, was a business visitor-Mn - this cfty. yesterday. - , :- Beet is a f ood product, arid, doctors recommend it to pedple who are physically weak. If you drink beer, ask for that made at home Is the King of the beers. Its foam is like the snow and it's as pure as the dew:i IDEAL is the best drink made. CAPE COMPANY CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO. THINKS MATE'S LOVE IS WORE $10,000 St. Louis Woman Says Molher-in-law Caused Her to Lose Husband. ALLISON TOGGERY TO GIVE AWAY A PIANO The case of Emma E. Milford egainst Margaret Milford, on trial in the Common Pleas Court, was called yesterday afternoon, and will likely be concluded today. This case was brought from Farm ington on change of venue, and th parties interested reside in St. Louis and in the vicinity of .Farmington. , The plaintiff, Mrs. Emma E. Mil ford, charges the defendant, the moth er of her husband, Richard J. Milford, .with having alienated his affections and causing him to abandon her,. for which she asks $5,000 actual damages and $5,000 punitive damages. The Milfords, who are prominent in business circles in St. Louis, also own a large tract of farming land tiear Farmington, and while young Milford was visiting the farm he met Miss Emma Robinson, a daughter of one of the tenants, to whom he was married a few months later at Des Toge. j': They were married on March 20, 1"912, and were separated on Novem ber 19, of the same year, since which time they have lived apart. Attorneys B. H. Boyer and Clyde Morsey of Farmington, are represent ing the plaintiff, and W. L. Coley of East St. Louis, Ben H. Marbury and T. D. Hines of Jackson, are represent ing the defendant. . The case of M. M. Dyer vs. West ern Union Telegraph Co., tried in the Common Pleas Court was concluded yesterday morning, the jury return ing a verdict in favor of the defend ant. : The case was one in which the plaintiff sought $300 damages for the failure of the defendant company to transmit a message promptly, but the showing was not sufficient to satisfy the jury that the demand was justi fiable. The suit of , Mrs. Iska Whitelaw Carmack for divorce from Frank Car mack, was tried before Julien Miller, referee, and decree entered in favor of the plaintiff and awarding to her the custody of their child. The charge against the defendant, who failed to St. Louis Expert Here to Manage Unique Sale on Broadway G. L. Hoyt, representing the Nat tional Trade Builders of St. Louis, ar rived in this city yesterday to man age a unique clearing sale for the Al lison Toggery. Mr. Allison is going to give away an expensive piano on Christmas eve, the award to be made to the person receiving the largest number of votes cast in a contest. Ballots will be given with each purchase. Merchants in the East, especially New York and the New England found them especially popular "with states, have held these contests and their patrons. In addition to the piano Mr. Allison is going to give away twelve other prizes to those who make a good cam paign for the piano and lose by small margins. "I am going to close out my ready-to-wear stock," said Mr. Allison last night, "and put in a large line of dry goods. I have purchased through one of our local dealers a very expensive piano, which I am going to give away on Christmas eve. "Every customer will be given a certain number of votes with every purchase. The votes are absolutely free, but the larger the purchase, the greater number of ballots will natur ally be won. These votes will go with every purchase made in each depart ment, where the amount bought ex ceeds twenty-live cents. "The sale starts Saturday and will continue until the evening the prize is awarded." PROPOSED FREIGHT RATE INCREASES ARE SUSPENDED Schedules Affecting Middle WV&l to ..i!iy.; . Be Investigated; Advance in Fares Allowed. appear, was .desertion. Mrs. Anna Berry was granted a di vorce from Mac Berry." Mary Harper was granted a divorce from William Harper. Bessie Barks was granted a divorce from Ranee Barksr and her maiden name, Bessie Clark, restored- Augusta Black was granted a di vorce from Charles N. Black. The Wesco Supply Co. was given judgment" against N. Sheppard et al for $629 and six per cent interest from date of judgment en account. t : Washington, Nov. SO Proposed in creases in freight rates extcn ling throughout the Middle West and West affecting many classes of freight, were suspended today by the Inter state Commerce Commission pen ling investigation. Increase on coal, livestock, moats, hay and grain were suspended, as were elevator allowances at Kans;ts City and other terminal point?.. In creases on fresh, meats from New York to Si. Ixmis and Ea.st St. Louis also were suspended. Increased passenger fares in Cen tral Passenger Association terri'ory. becoming effective tomorrow, and in creases in mileage book rates, bamm ing effective on Dec. 7, will not bo sus pended. Official announcement was made today. SHORTAGE OF STATE! LADIES BEGIN CLERK IS $5,000 J. Harry Edwards, Trusted Em ploye, Takes Money From Treasurer's Office. X-MAS CAMPAIGN FOR CITY'S POOR BOSSE GETS $500 VERDICT Mississippi Land Snit Ends A Iter Three Day Trial. The case of Henry Bosse vs. A. J. Flentgc, which has occupied fie at tention of the Common Pleas Court for almost three days, was decided yesterday morning, whi n the jury re turned a verdict in favor of the plain tiff fox 50. The case was brpught to recover a sum claimed to be due for tlie sale of some land in Mississippi belonging to the plaintiff, fn which transaction, the defendant acted as agent. The next case coming before th court in which a jury was selected, was that of M.- M. Dyer vs. The West ern Union Telegraph Co., in which the plaintiff alleges that; the t defendant neglected to transmit an important message delivered to its agent at Van duscr, to be sent to Delta. - The plaintiff seeks to recover the sum of $300, the legal penalty in this state to be imposed for willful neglect in. the transmission of messages. A number of witnesses were exam ined, but the case was not finished yesterday, and the trial was continued until the operjng of court Monday morning. ... St. Louis, Nov. 'G After bavin;' been successfully "covered u" since March, 131:, a defalcation i f $5000 in the oflice of the State Treasurer at Jefferson City came to light Monday. The shortage was in the arc u, its of J. Harry Edwards, formerly chief clerk in the office of Former State Treasurer Cowgill. Mr. Cowgill is said to have made up the def'cit from his own pocket, in or der to mak" the books balan -e when the present State Treasurer, Edwin 1. Deal, took charge. No precaution was instituted against Mr. Edwards. Mr. Edwards recently lost hi.; father through death and his wife now is ill at her home in JciTcrson City. Mr. Edvards was chief clerk under Sam B. Cool: when the latter v.a: Sec retary of Suite, and is well known throughout the Slate. The discrepancy in the accounts ci" the State Treasurer's ofiice .first was discovered, it is said, January, lDlC, when the Slate's account with the Mississippi Valley Trust Company of Hi. Louis was found to figure $5000 more than the books of the trust com pany revealed. In MartJi, 101", a rep resentative of the trust company took u letter file to Jefferson City, showing that letters written by State Treasurer Deal about the discrepan cy had been answered, although these answers could not be found in the Treasurer's oflice files, it is declared. - An examination of the c-inceihd checks in te Mississippi Valley Trust Company's offices is said to have showed that two checks for ?250C each had been cashed at the Jefi'crson City banks on the trust company Dec. 31, 1012, the day befoBC the Auditing Committee appointed by the Governor was due to examine the treasurer's books. ' Brcckcnridge Jones, president of the Mississippi Valley Trust Com pany, said Monday that so far as the trust company was concerned, the Ed wards incident was closed. Mrs. Gramling Meets With Committee and Social Lead erslExchange Ideas. MAYOR KAGE APPROVES UNITED ACTION NOW Mrs. Caldwell Approves Plan to Make Poor Happy Donates Bundle. L. R. Graves of Green Brier, visited , friends in this city yesterday. Work will be actively begun today by the ladies who are in charge of the plans for a Municipal Christmas tree, as advocated by The Tribune. A meeting was held yesterday after noon by the committee of which Mrs. E. G. Gramling is chairman, and was attended by nearly all of the influ ential women in the city. Before the conference was called, some of the 1 ao rs conferred with Mayor Kage, who ij in thorough ac cord with the movement. The Mayor made several suggestions which will b2 followed by the ladies. The members of the committee dis cussed various phases of the work and outlined plans for several busy weeks. A sub-committee was chosen to make arrangements for receiving clothing for the poor. A room will probably be secured in some convenient loca tion, which will be used, to store the eifts unt:l Christmas eve. It has almost been definitely de cided to abandon the original plan of giving a dinner. Instead baskets of food will be presented to every poor person. The Tribune will print gratis as many tickets as the Committees may need. These will not only be used as admission checks for the poor, but will be necessary in labelling the bas kets and presents. It can be conservatively said that at least eight out of every ten men and women in this city are advocating the Christmas tree and feast for the poor, which was suggested , by this newspaper. Mrs. Ike Caldwell, wife of the head of the Caldwell-Sherman store ye terday informed The Tribune that she had prepared a large quantity of clothing which she would turn over to the committee in charge. "I want to do whatever I can to help make the movement a big suc cess," she said. "I have quite a lot of warm clothing which I shall be very glad to donate. It can either be used for presents or can be given to the little girls." ( Mrs. Caldwell is an active worker for charity and during the severe winter months does many arts of kindness among the needy. She is going to take an active part in the work, and will co-operate, with the other society leaders who are showing such keen interest in the movement. Mrs. II. A. Wascm, who v. ith Mrs. William H. Harrison, has been so busy since the suggestion was fin,t made, siated yesterday that she was going to contribute some toys for the needy little girls and boys. Mrs. Gramling has made arrange ments to purchase a large nilmber of toys. She will be in charge of all do nations made to the fund, and those who are ready to contribute are re quested to turn their contributions over to hnr. Mr. J. T. Nunn, Sr., Presidert of the Building & Loan Association, will present the Committee with a gift from that organization. A large num ber of individuals have expressed a desire to help swell the fund. Major Houck, who is chairman of the Men's Club, will return to the city today, as will Frank Kimrool. who al so i. a member. They will meet with Capt. H. W. Bridges within the next day or so and will select a full com mittee, which will co-operate with the committee of which Mrs. E. G. Gram ling is in charge. RESIGNS RATHER THAN EXECLTE TEN MEN Little Rock, Ark., Nov. 30 Rather than electrocute 10 men in this State who have been convicted and sentenc ed to death for various crimes, Lu ther Castling, electrician at the State penitentiary, todav pw nted his res ignation to the Prison Commission. . No action has he?" taken on the resignation, as the authorities say thev trow of no one who can take Castb'ng's nlace. The first of the elec trocutions is set for next Wednesday, when Neal McLaughlin, a white- man convicted of attacking a white wom an will die, unless the Governor inter vencs.