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THE WEEKLY TRIBUNE AKD CAPE COUNTY HERALD, FRIDAY, MAY 7, 1913.
FIVE AUTOMOBILES GRANDMA JACOBS IS SPECIAL MASTER A VIA 1U tkr & JUlt WRECKED IN 1 DAY BACK HERE TO STAY adddavec r r h tl 1 IVUTLJ l.U.ll. SALE TO FRISCO No One Injured, But Machines Refuses to Live in Arcadia and May be Sent to Poor Farm. Get Frisky With Their Drivers. TT i V f ,! T ilT" s WILLINGNESS TO OBLIGE THE public has -a right to something more than perfunctory service from those who supply its telephone needs. There is something more to a telephone ser vice than merely placing at the disposal of the public adequate telephone'equipment. ' Courtesy, willingness to oblige and patience, under trying conditions on the part of telephone employes, promote friendly feeling and are essen tial to the best kind of telephone service. Cape Girardeau Bell Telephone Co. 1 i News Frcm The County Seal County Court proceedings were as follows: Theo. L'usch makes his report as superintendent of the County Farm showing that inmates were on the farm at the Ia.-t report; that o were admitted; 4 left, and 2 died, leaving In the petition of A. W. Gro.sshoider et a!, ordered that warrants for dam ago to Martha E. Hitt and Louis Sie iiii its be sent, and that all parties ba oni'. red to remove fence from right-of-vay within thirty days. Til . Busch, salary and expenses, lo".Io; Kiiiil L'usch, labor County Farm, Win. Busch, labor County Farm, o7; W. A. Sander & Bro., County Farm supplies, ?54."7; Meyer Albert Grocer Co., same, $71.91; Cape County Milling Co., same, ?-"!!; Bee .Stare, san.e, S20V19; St. Louis Oil Co., same, 1; Bi uening-Kcrstncr Dry Goods Co., same, S22.C5; Cape Lime and Marble Co., same, $1.40; IL A. Leher, labor on County Farm, ?14."; Albert Holloway same, $25; Wm. Ha inan, roofing and labor, $BJ9.S5; H. L. Jones & Sons, spray material, $2.85; 1). M. Scivally, conveying pauper to farm, Si; State Hospital No. sup ' port cf inmates, $82.75; Dr. K. J. Nicnstcdt, .uarterly salary, SoO. Dr. Ni nstedt files his quarterly re port, which is accepted and filed. County Treasurer J. II. C. Kerstncr presents canceled warrants and jury scrip amounting to $157". 69; found correct and approved. Thirteen hundred dollars transfer red from the railroad refunding fund to the county revenue fund. Kosa Campbell is granted .$10 tem porary relief. The Cape County Savings I!ank, the Jackson Fxehangc Bank ami the Peo ples National Bank, all of Jackson, arc made county depositories, paying 2'j per cent on daily balances for cojnty deposits. The btfnds arc $50,000 for the Cape County Savings Hank ;; v1 $,23,000 each for tc Exchange a -id the National. Dramshop licenses were granted to h ape & Voges. Sam lVtorman, Ji"ff:i ar.n & Lail, and Aug. W. Kuell ;.'d of Jackson. The fallowing overseers drew on the fY;-. .- of their respective districts, as j !! ).s: William Fddlemann, district "... .Mi,0; D. Ii. Crites, district No. ill. . ; Ivrmari J. Weiss, district No. William Kinder, district No. )'. nry Springer, district No. ". 2; Vi;:i.Mn Hager, district No. , .iiio: ,toh: W. Cargle, district No. $1-5. 0"h ! :hit SJ5.50 more be ap- pivjM-iati-ij con-j.-j'.e uw i wau im-:-vvsMCiit o.i t'u V.'cst Jackson-Gor-I'.'vii'e u.:.u. '." o. Fai'.'.r . .- r 0. ar Ward, road F. A. Davenport, road V. A. I!. Sachse, road re ?.i i es W. MeT ..i rcitiov- vva:rs. ".r.ig-:p. F .: TI. F. ;!.:-.. bridge i i drag- ging, $5.50; C. F. Bartels, same $20; W. A. Sander & Bro., supplies, $1.00. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Voges, who Jive about two miles below town, enter tained with a dinner yesterday. Those who were lucky enough to be invited to the feast were: Louis Schaper and family, Oliver Ruppcl and family, Au gust Rust and family, Henry C. Voges and family, and John Kasten and fain- ny. Miss lirieda Kichn and Bern Looney wore married at the residence of the bride's mother, at 7 o'clock last night. Rev. Ross of the Presbyterian Church officiated. Oniy the immediate familv of the bride was present at the cere mony. Immediately after the cere mony the young couple motored to the Cape to surprise Mr. Looney's mother and family, by presenting themselves j as Mr. and Mrs. Pern Looney. The I newlyweds have gone to housekeeping in the home which Mr. Looney had prepared for his bride on Hope street. - Mrs. Theresa Popp died at her home in Altenburg this morning, aged 52 years. Deceased leaves four children, an aged mother, Mrs. Schade; one sis ter, Mrs. Engert, and four brothers Oswald, who with the mother and sis ter lives at Frohna; Bruna of Alten burg, and Conrad and William Schade of Jackson. The funeral will be held at 11 o'clock tomorrow, at Altenburg. Miss F.lla Hart Jones entertained the Juniors of the High School last night with a class party. Rook was played, and prizes given the players; Miss Ruth Hays and Robert llender sort""being the winners. Dainty re freshments were served and a splendid i l I -TO V "11 At the High School Meet held in this city yesterday, 170 graduates from various high schools in the county, were present and participated. The exercises were held at the Gem Theater. The morning's program con sisted of an oral spelling match, fol lowed by a play and music by the fifth grade of the Grammar School. The exercise in the afternoon began at 1 o'clock with a written spelling match, in which the prizes were won as follows: Miss Evelyn Hopper, first prize, ?o; Miss Clara Stoll, second prize, $2.30; Mina Daugherty, third prize, $1. In the oratorical contest which fol lowed, five girls participated. The contest was won by Miss Amy Nell Walker of Oak Ridge. The declamatory contest, in which five boys competed, was won by Al bert Estes of Burfordvillc. The judges were Prof. DeVault, Prof. Goodin and Rev. Ross. An address was delivered by Rev. I. L. Holt of Cape Girardeau. The diplomas were presented by Prof. J. T. McDonald, and a short address was delivered by Prof. Ross. Frank Kimmel vs. Receivers for Frisco R. R., damages; judgment for .$100. Almost the entire population of Jackson attended the .May Festival of the High and Grammar Schools which was held on the high school campus, last night, and everyone present felt well rewarded for coming Ky viewing the beautiful sights, such as two May Poles, wth a cricle of sweet-faced girls j tripping around each pole, winding j and unwinding the many colored 'streamers. Some twenty-eight grace ful girls in the different folk dances, but of course, the great event of the evening was the crowning of the May Queen. Miss Ada Schade was voted the queen, and was crowned by the "Spirit of Spring," Miss Mable Poe. Maids of honor to the queen were: Conditions proved iavorable for au tomobile disasters yesterday after noon, and the disturbed area covered every section of this rity and extend ed as far west as Jackson. When Road Overseer J. H. Langs ton attempted to turn the corner at William and Sprigg streets yesterday afternoon, he collided with the car driven by Mrs. Crowder of Commerc who was going north toward Broad way. The occupants of both cars received a severe shaking up, but neither was steering arm put out of commission, injured. Mrs. Crowder's car had a steering arm put out of commission, and she was compelled to have it dragged in for repairs. A short time later Scott Reed, who operates a. passenger service car in this city, was backed into by a Dexter car, driven by a young lady. Mr. Reed had the lamps broken on his machine and was compelled to go into the shops for a short time. The Deter car escaped injury. Judge 11. E. Alexander was the next to get into automobile difficulties, having rubbed a wheel off as he turn ed the corner at Good Hope and Span ish streets. The epidemic found its way to Jack son, and Theodore Adc was one of the victims of its ravages. When he at tempted to step into a moving ma chine driven by his brother, John Ade, his foot slipped off the running board and the car passed over one of his legs, wrenching his knee and other wise seriously injuring him. Misses Virginia Hays, Myrtle Poe, Ed na Hoffmeister, Ella Hart Jones, Ruth Hays and Bessie Shepard. Eighty little girls were: Mildred Houso, Grace Knox, Elsie Medley and Eula Grace, Cora Blase, Fay Mills, Virginia Wil liams, and Opal Hansel. The vocal mu:sic was furnished by pupils of the Grammar School, Mrs. Helkampf pre siding at the piano. Much praise was bestowed on all those taking part and on these teachers who drilled the par ticipants. Conductor Clandon, who lived here with his family while conductor on thcJGracf.s for the purpysc 0f receiving Jackson Branch but who is now living at Bismarck, is in town as a witness in the case of Stalling vs. I. M. R. R., which -is being tried in court. The Ladies' Benevolent Society of the Evangelical Church will celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the founding of the society with a recep tion Thursday afternoon. The recep tion will be held a tthc home of Mrs. Fred Kies Jr., and refreshments will be served at the home of Mrs. Wm. Paar. All former members who-have moved away, and the different ladies' aid societies of the Jackson and Cape Girardeau Evangelical churches have invitations. A large gathering is ex pected. At the annual election today, the following were elected as directors of the Jackson Exchange Bank: J. A. Snider, Blucher Sperling, J. W. Daugherty, W. IT. Wagner, E. H. Kerstner, R. B. Oliver Jr. and Clar ence L. Grant. The jury in the case of State of Mo. vs. Curley Smith, failing to agree, non trial was ordered and case con tinued to next term of court. Everett, not Evelyn Hopper won the five dollars in the spelling con test at the rural school exercises here last Saturday. State vs. Walter Trickey for shoot ing craps; fine and cost paid by de fendant; defendant and sureties dis charged. Arguing motion for new trial in rase of Stubblefield, trustee, vs. Cape Girardeau Building and Loan Asso ciation. Minnie Schaefer vs. City of Jackson for damages; continued at cost of plaintiff. Rhodes vs. Rhodes, to reform deed; dismissed hy plaintiff. State ex rel collector vs. S. E. Mo. Tust Co.; dismissed by court. Town of AUenviUe vs. Coats; dis missed by plaintiff. Hauptman vs. Hoycr to determine title; dismissed by -court without pre judice. State vs. Crocker, appearance bond of $100; filed and approved. Erwin vs. Vasterling, on account; continued for want of sufficient serv ice. Excused from regular panel' of petit jury: Joe Kasten, R. H. Reitzel, Her man Jones, A. C. Angel, A. C. Koch. Following Grand Jury empaneled and sworn: Emory Harris, Joe Sehmucke, Wm. Wagner Jr., Chas. Blatner, Emmett Summer, R. B. An drews. W. S. Poe, J. H. Estes, Her man Weiss, A. G. Landgraef, John Hit!. F. L. Dockins. The i :t';rary Club wiH place i. lank i "Grandma" Jacobs, the aged woman, who by contributions from Cape Gir ardeauans was sent to the Baptist home at Arcadia last summer, has quit the institution and returned to this city to make her future home. She arrived in this city Sunday and went to the home of Mrs. "Mollie Oakes, who resides on Morgan Oak, and who befriended "Grandma" Ja cobs before she was sent to Arcadia. Mrs. Jacobs was never satisfied Tn the Ozark institution. She longed to return to Cape Girardeau, where she said she could make her permanent home with cither Mrs. Oakes or with Dr. John D. Porterficld. Mrs. Jacobs, who is near the cen tury mark, wrote to both Mrs. Porter field and Mrs. Oakes frequently dur ing her stay at Arcadia, expressing a wish to return to Cape Girardeau. Sat urday morning Mrs. Oakes received a letter from Mrs. Jacobs, stating that she was preparing to desert the insti tution to live in Cape Girardeau. It was learned yesterday that neith er Mrs. Porterfield r.or Mrs. Oakes was prepared to assume the responsi bilities of caring for Grandma Jacobs and that she would be sent to the County Poor Farm on the Jackson road. The Baptist home in Arcadia, where Mrs. Jacobs has been for about six months, .occupies one of the prettiest locations in the State. The aged wom an was given constant attention and was afforded every convenience while there, but she refused to become rec onciled with hr adopted home. Owing to her great age and feeble condition, the care of Mrs. Jacok means to assume a great responsibil ity, greater than either Mrs. Oakes o; Mrs. Porterficld feete equal to. While the aged woman will be permitted to remain with them for a short time, she will eventually have to become a county ward. She says she will never consent to return to Arcadia, although she has no complaint of the treatment she re ceived while there. in each of the two drug store, the ba kery, Sibley's restaurant and Grant !c contributions toward the fiy-swatting campaign fund, and will appreciate any help given. The club, which has fifty dollars for lights on the Court House Square, will confer with the Commrecial Club to have light put on the east and west entrance of the Court House before the Homccomcrs' festivities which will be held in Au gust. liss Alma McLain, who has been teaching at Steele, closed her school there, and is the guest of Dr. and Mrs. Bern Hays. She wilL attend the sum mer term at the Cape Normal. Miss Ada McLain taught in the Oak Ridge school, which closed last night, and she will go to Seattle, Wash., to join the family of her uncle, Prof. Will Hays, who recently moved there. Mesdames C. A. Macom and Joe Wolters are entertaining with a "Track Meet," at the homcof Mrs. Wolters for the benefit of the Baptist Church. The invitations, which a large number of our ladies received, are in official form, notifying them they were selected to contest in this track meet, and would be charged ten cents admission. All the various games and contest customary at track meet;-, will be represented. Refreshments will be served and a fine time is prom ised. The town is fuTT of people of all ages ann sizes; some to attend tne rural school exercises, and some to at tend the Commercial Club Sale, and others to shop. Austin Hope has gone to the Con federate Home at Hiirginsville.. Mrs. J. C. LaBrot and son, Lee of Fredericktown, are visiting their daughter and sister, Mrs. Andrew Caldwell. Ed Diamond is building a bungalow on Morgan street. Ed Rose, Luther and Frank Sprad- ling, Will Niblack and Wesley Grant went fishing yestcrflay on White water and caught thirty-eight pounds of cat fish. Mrs. L. M. Spradling is entertain ing Attorney A. M. Spradling and wife at dinner. Dr. Vinyard and Dr. Hays went to Fredericktown this morning to attend the Medical Association. They made the trip in Dr. Hays'-auto. Miss Nora Weltecke, clerk in Priest- Behrens store, is taking a vacation this week. Judge Anthony of Fredericktown is here attending court. Gus James of Marble Hill was in town yesterday. The Cape Glee Club furnished music for the afternoon exercises. Federal Court Agent Says Promise to Buy $1,500,000 Bonds is Binding. DECISION A VICTORY FOR HON. LOUIS HOUCK Railroad is Given Until Week From Today to File Exceptions. In a report handed down in St. Louis yesterday by Thomas T. Faun tleroy special master of the Frisco, the road is held to be liable for the payment of approximately $1,590,000 of bonds of the Cape Girardeau and Northern Railroad, which the Execu tive Committee of the Frisco assumed from Louis Houck more than two years ago. The decision of Special Master Fauntleroy tarns the road over to the Frisco, which is now in the hands of receivers, but who have made arrange ments for a reorganization involving the expenditure of more than $300, 000,000 to wipe out the debts. The report yesterday revealed the fact that the Frisco, under the terms of the; contract which gave it posses sion of the Cape Girardeau and North ern, now owes the bond holders more than $."0(),000 in accrued interest on the paper. While the opinion of Master Faun tleroy is not final, it is believed in St. Louis that the decision v, ill be binding. Faunte'roy gave the attorneys for the Frisco Railroad until one week from today to file their exceptions to his ruling. If he : houM reicct the Frisco's motion f-.r a new trial, the master's report will !o sent to Judge Sanford of the United States Circuit Court for reaffirmation early next Meek. St. Louis lawyers who have studied the ca;e, bcii. w the coyrt will uphold the finding of Fauntleroy. Faun tie roy's rejxirt finds against the Frisco for $l,l"J'j,77'.).r8 in favor of hollers of bonds. Some holders of the. bonds were not parties to the suit. The judgment i in favor of the fol lowing: Louis Houck, Cape Girardvau, $116, 614,!'.j; St. Louis Union Trust Co.. $")12,2:v.:!:!; Mississippi'Valley Trust" Co., $:'M,74!).oo"; Farmers' and Mer "bantn' Bank of Cape Girardeau, $13, 873; Jefferson Bank ef St. Louis. $2(5. 43S.:;::; Lead Beit Bank of Flat River, $S,;6'().((3; Bank of Perry vi lie, .Sfi'J.fifi, and T. J. Mo:; Tie Co., $2iS, 5i4.'Jf. The case grew out of the purchase by the Friseo of four railroads in Southeast Missouri, owned or con trolled by Louis Houck. These were the Saline Valley Railroad, the Ches ter, Porryville & Ste. Genevieve, the Cape Girardeau Si Chester and th" Cape Girardeau Sr Thebes Bridge Ter minal. As a result of negotiations conduct ed for the Frisco by J. H. Byrd and for the four roads by Houck, a con tract with the Frisco was executed, by which the four roads agreed to trans fer to a new corporation the Cape Gir ardeau Northern Railway Co., all of their assets of every description. This new corporation was to have an issue of 11)00 shares of stock, all of which was to go to the Frisco. Houck agreed to pay the outstanding floating debt of the roads, amounting to $50,000. The Cape Girardeau Northern was to execute a mortgage to cover all of the property of the four roads, and was to issue $2,500,000 of first mort gage bonds, of these $1,025,000 were to go to Houck in payment for the roads, and $175,000 were to be sold by the Cape Girardeau to acquire a fund to equip and operate the roads. In consideration of receiving all the stock of the Cape Girardeau Northern, the Frisco agreed to guarantee " the payment of principal and interest on the bonds. The deal was ratified at a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Frisco in New York Dec. 10, 1912, which was attended by B. F. Yoakum, James Campbell, E. V. R. Thayer an C. W. Hillard. No question as to the validity of the bonds arose until after the Frisco passed into the hinds of receivers. Frisco officials then discovered the property was not earning the interest on the bonds, and the receivers decid ed to repudiate the guarantee on the ground that the stockholders had not authorized the officials of the Frisco to make the guarantee. The holders of the bonds, through their attorneys, J. D. and Loomis C. Johnson, filed intervening petitions in the Frisco receivership case, and the decision of the special master upholds their contention that as innocent pur chasers they are entitled to the pay-. iraj. i wn imrwiii,iV i,if,i.-i-riiiiii n ilia:iiiiiiiiiiii;iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii YouCanMakeYourHouseMore Attractive With the Handsome Babbitt Premiums A TEN-CENT can of Babbitt's pure lye is paid insurance against dirt or germs: guaranteeing clean sinks, and thoroughly sweet and sanitary conditions in the home, and in your barns, kennels or hen houses. 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Capo Cira - ;cati County, Missouri in vacation, and the several officers anL.a!I the stockholders of said corporation hav ing entered their voluntary appear ance thereto in said court at the time if filing such petition, it is now or dered by the cierk that ail persons in terested in the South Cape Girardeau Storo Company, a corporation as afo esaid, be and th"y are hereby re reived to : how cause, if any they have, on or before the 2"th day of May. P.l-", why such corporation should not be dissolved. And notice is herein- given that the general nature of said application is a ..a;, defendant be notified by pnhiie.a prayer for the dissolution of said cor- ti-m that plaintiff has commenced a poralion because its objects and pur-iSUjt against him in thh Court, the im poses having been accomplished, its j mediate object and general nature of assets having hern sold, there is nc w hich is to obtain a decree of divorce further occasion to maintain its cor-1 ;,n, that the bonds of -riatrimony her porate existence, and it is ordered that j i(f,(. contracted and now existing by this notice be published according toj;,1)(j betv-?n p'aintiff and defendant, law. j . .halved. In testimony whereof, I have here- j And it is further ordered that said unto set my hand and affixed the seal of said court at mv office in the city of Cape (lirardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, this 20 day of April, 1915. 1). A. Nichols. Clerk Cape Girardeau Court of Com mon Pleas. A trur copy of the record. In testimony whereof, I have here unto set my hand and affixed the seal of said court, at office in the city of Cape Girardeau, this, the 2'.) day of April, 101-3. I). A. Nichols. Clerk Cape Girardeau Court of Com mon Pleas. ment of the bonds. Special Master Fauntleroy, in his report, said: Upon such a state of facts as is ad - mittedly shown byr the record, can or ought it be claimed at this fate day and under the circumstances presented bv the evidence herein, that the con - tract of guaranty of date of Feb. l.imon Pleas Court of Cape Girardi a'i PJlo, is 'a mere scrap of paper,' and County, Missouri, hereby certify that that the president and secretary of the Frisco company can take away from Houck the property in question, and then disclaim all responsibility upon fully as the same remains and appear the assertion that what they did was a of record in my office, nullity?" In witness whereof, I hereto sub- Fauntleroy then held that the Fris- scribe. my name and official signature co was rpquired to assume the liability j and hereto affix the seal of said Court on the bonds in the hands of innocent j at my office in the City of Cane Gir purchasers. If the report is approved rdeau, Cape Girardeau County, Mis by Judge Sanborn the claims under souri, this 28 day of April, 1915. this ruling will have to be taken care ' D. A. Nichols, of in any reorganization plan. Common Picas Clerk. , n n . nivin.riWi' mu ihkHii 1 1 w win OilDEII OF Pl'DLI CATION Slat" of MsM.iri, County f Cape ('irard. an, Missouri, ss. In i.K- Common Picas Curt .f Cape Ciir-irdeau, Co;mt , July ti-rm, l!M-". Agnes Schmidt, plaintiff, vs. Aihert Sckv.idt. d?Vndunt. The Suite of Missouri, to above named defendant, greeting. Xow, on this'Js day of April, ll'ir,, July t, Jur, tern: of Cmu:m.n- PI.-: Court for Ca'o (iirardcari Count v. rSUi. - . - ouri, comes plair-tiff herein by al- torary of record heivln before the clerk of said Cojrt a id on behalf of plaintiff file;; petition and affidavit in suit herein, among other matters of action alleging: That said d""cml Mil. Albert !. Schmidt, is a non resident, of ihe St.tte of Missouri, arid that the nrdinary preccss of kiw cannot In- -served Ujion him within this State, and it appear ing to the sat".-fact ion of this Court that the defendaa crniiot Ik: .vjmmon ed i:i this action: Whereupon it is ordered by the ('!- :k of the Court ri vacation that I defendant be an appear in this Co.irt n the fi'-st day of the next term thereof to be hoiden at the City f Caje Girardeau, Ope Girardeau County, Missouri, on fourth Monday, the ZG day of July, lOiS. ami then and there answer or plead to said petition, or in default therein said petition will be taken and adjudged as confessed, ami judgment by default will be ren dered against said defendant. It is further ordered that a copy hereof be duly published at loa-t four full for four consecutive weeks in thy iaily Tribune, a weekly newspaper duly printed, published and circulated in said Capo Gir?.rd.?:in County, and duly designated by plaintiff's attor- I new and duly approved by said In k j as most likely to give notice to de- fendant. the last insertion to be at j least fifteen days before said next i term o said Court. State of Missouri, County of Cape Gir- v ard"au, ?s. ( I, H. A. Nichols. Clerk of the Corn- the foregoing writing is a full, true and complete copy of the original Or der of Publication in said cause, a