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THE TRIBUNE'S CIRCULA TION IS THE LARGEST IN CAPE GIRARDEAU. t THE TRIBUNE COVERS SOUTHEAST MISSOURI LIKE THE DEW. t s x A NEWSPAPER THAT PRINTS ALL THE NEWS TH AT'S FIT TO PRINT AND PRINTS IT FIRST VOL. XIV. AND THE CAPE COUNTY HERALD, CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI, SEPTEMBER 10, 1915. NUMBER 35 HEW EEKLY CARNIVAL SHOW DURING FAIR IS TO BE OPPOSED Fair Management Contends Downtown Shows Would Injure Concessions. NIGHT PERFORMANCES MAY BE ARRANGED Commercial Club Urged to Coop crate in Giving the Fair Full Support. That the proposed plan for a triple carnival on the downtown and Haarig business streets to be run nights dur ing Fair week under auspices of the Commercial Club, will be abandoned in favor of a free show or entertainment at the Fairgrounds in co-operation with the Fair Association, yesterday became apparent when it was pointed out that a downtown should would con flict with the fair plans. A conference will be held soon be tween the Entertainment Committee of the Commercial Club which first sought to place the carnivals down town, and a committee from the Board of Directors of the Fair Association. At this conference, the plans for a joint entertainment at the Fairgrounds on each night of the fair will be per fected and arrangements made for fi nancing it. It is anticipated that the concessions in the midway will be run at night at the fair and an additional free show, such as a fireworks dis play or open moving picture show. The Fair Board has had under con sideration all the time a plan for a night show at the Fairgrounds. If the Commercial Club determines to join in this entertainment, a night admis sion fee of probably 13 cents will be ,.i i ... i . .... t iiargeu ai me gaies permitting per sons to enter the grounds. There all features of the fair except some exhibits, races, and live stock judging will be open in addition to the special entertainment. The fair association may have a fireworks display from the west side of the lake on the inside of the race track. The Commercial Club, it is pointed out may co-operate in staging and arranging this feature. In sundry other ways the Commer cial Club could co-operate to make the night entertainment successful, it is pointed out. When the proposal to place carnival companies on Spanish street and Broadway downtown and on Good Hope street in Haarig to afford the entertainment for the crowds at night during the fair, first was made public, the members of the Fair Board point- ed out that it would lead to a constant ! ri conflict. The carnival companies could not be forced to remain closed, the fair men think, in the afternoons when the fair is in progress, and in the evening they would attract the crowds from the night entertainment projected at the Fairgrounds. The proposition of taking the Com mercial Club's carnival companies out to the Fairgrounds then was taken up. An investigation was made and room for such carnivals is found inside the race track near the grand stand. However, it is pointed out that with a very few exceptions, the carnival that the Commercial Club would fur nish is virtually identical with con cessions that will be found on the mid way in the fair itself. That consideration makes it unnec essary for the Commercial Club to in troduce additional carnival companies. It is believed that the Commercial Club may co-operate to a better ad vantage in helping to stage another kind of general show, and at the same time an arrangement may be perfect ed whereby the club would share in the proceeds through their work. Secretary J. T. Nunn Jr., today will depart to Murphysville, 111., where he expects to schedule several entries in the fair and also make Karrisburg, 111., before going to St. Louis. He will return to the Cape Friday. President Charles Blattner appoint ed Clyde A. Vandivort, W. C. Bahn, John L. Miller, D. A. Glenn and Secre tary Nunn to attend the proposed con ference with the Commercial Club rep resentatives. The club will be repre sented by Will Bergman, A. M. Tins ley, W. H. Bohnsack Jr., J. T. Nunn Sr. and Sam Sherman. President Blattner yesterday said that since the catalogs of the fair pre miums have been distributed, he has heard considerable complaint from the farmers against the ruling of the Bull Moose Chief's Daughter Will Wed , trf ' Vs 4 iJl Miss Marcia Murdock, daughter of Victor Murdock of Kansas, leader of the Progressive party in the house, is soon to marry Lieut. Harvey Delano, U. S. N., at present attached to the U. S. S. Vermont. Miss Murdock is a Washington debutante of two winters ago and is noted for her exquisite Titian coloring. Rat Trap Nabs Dishwasher As He Mops Floor "Scrubby" Hagen's Foot is Taken From Snare And Hand is Caught by Trap. Arthur (Scrubby) Hagen, a dish washer at the Crescent Lunch Room, was trapped last night. A large steel trap, set for a rodent that had been raiding the cheese box, snapped shut on "Scrubby's" right foot, and it re quired five minutes to extricate him. Hagen won the nickname of "Scrub by" because of the nature of his work. Officially speaking, he is a dish wash er, but that isn't all he does. When there is a lull in the dishwashing busi ness, he makes himself generally use ful. Sometimes he changes the table cloths and sometimes he entertains himself by shoving the mop across the floor. It was while he was civinc the 1 W i"IVIIL 17UI.U iuoh instil inai "Scrubby" was captured by the rat trap. In order to keep from "tracking up" the floor as he finished scrubbing, Hagen found it convenient to reverse and back across the room, mopping the floor as he went. He was equip ped with "blind lights" on the rear, as an autoist would say, and therefore did not recognize the danger. He was swinging the mop across the floor vigorously when he stepped into the trap and it closed upon his right foot with a snap. "Ouch!" howled the captive, "this rat trap has gigged my hoof. Send for the police." Robert Wilson, night manager, cau tioned Hagen to be calm and he would help to liberate him. Procuring a heavy piece of timber, Wilson forced it between the jaws of the trap and then turned it edgewise. This opened the trap wide enough for Hagen to re move his foot. When he realized that he was not hurt, Hagen began a thorough exam ination of the trap to ascertain, if he could, just how he was caught. While tampering with it, the jaws opened and his right hand was caught. He again sent out the distress signal, to which Wilson again responded. When Hagan was set free for the second time, he announced that he would never speak to a rat trap again. board that no pass-out checks will be given at the gate. In former years pass out checks have been sold outside the gate by dead-beats, he said, and the rule was made to get rid of their manipula tions. He said that some arrangements will be made to take care of the farm er who wants to leave the grounds for a part of the day without making him pay a second admission when he returns. D. L HAWKINS' WIDOW IS NEAR DEATH IN CAPE Wife of Assistant Secretary of interior under Cleveland Very Low. CHILDREN GATHER AT BEDSIDE OF PIONEER Woman 76 Years Old, is Suf fering From Complication of Diseases. Mrs. D. L. Hawkins, wife of the late Judge David L. Hawkins, who was as sistant secretary of the Interior under President Grover Cleveland, is dan gerously ill at the home of her daugh ter, Mrs. R. H. Schultz, at 318 North Middle street. Mrs. Hawkins within the last few J hours has suffered a sinkine SDell so severe that she is expected to live but a short time longer. Within the last few days her con dition became so grave that all of her children and close relatives were noti fied to come to the Cape to be at her bedside. All of her children now are in the Cape as well as two sisters. Mrs. Hawkins has been suffering for some time with a complication of heart trouble and old age diseases. She is 76 years old. For several months she has lived at the Schultz home on Mid dle street. Dr. W. C. Patton and Dr. F. G. Rea, for the last few hours have been in al most constant attendance at Mrs. Hawkins' bedside, but chances of her recovery virtually have been aban doned. The children who have been at her bedside in response to the summons sent some time ago are: Charles W. Hawkins, who now is situated in Tex as; Mrs. Chris F. Betten, wife of C. F. Betten of the C. G. & N.; Mrs. Jen nie Argo, of Los Angeles; Albert A. Hawkins, commercial agent for the Frisco, located at Little Rock, Ark., and Mrs. Schultz. Mrs. Florence Boone is a grand daughter of Mrs. Hawkins. A sister, Mrs. E. A. Kimmel, of j Illmo, also is in the Cape, and on the early morning train from St. Louis, Mrs. Julia Kay arrived in response to the same summons. She is a sister. Her illness has been serious all sum mer, and several days ago she suf fered two sinking spells. The members of the family became alarmed, but Mrs. Hawkins recovered from each and the family hoped that she was out of danger. When the third sinking spell set in, they immediately became alarmed and sent the word to her children. Mrs. Hawkins has lived most of her life in and around the Cape. Her hus band has been dead about 14 years. Several years ago, after the couple returned .to Missouri at the close of Cleveland's administration and Judge Hawkins retired from the position as assistant secretary of the Interior, they went on the Judge's farm in Scott County, a few miles from Blodgett, Mo. After the Judge's death, however, Mrs. Hawkins has been living in the Cape. PHILLIPS SELLS INTEREST IN BIG LUMBER COMPANY John H. Himmelberger Buys Stock And Son Will Succeed Retiring President. John H. Himmelberger yesterday purchased J. W. Phillips' interest in the Phillips Lumber Company, at Jef ferson street and Morgan Oak, and Mr. Phillips retired as president of the company. Charles A. Himmelberger,' son of John H. Himmelberger, who has been associated with Mr. Phillips for sever al years, will become president and general manager of the company. The senior Himmelberger and his son have been financially interested in the Phillips Lumber Company ever since it was organized, and they are now the sole owners. It is understood that the company will be enlarged and will transact business upon a larger scale than in the past. Charles A. Himmelberger is an authority on lumber and is well acquainted with the. lumber industry throughout the State. Mr. Phillips has not decided whether he will re-enter business in this city or not, but it is believed that he will. United States Artillery As It Nears The Mexican Line With the arrival or Battery E ofthe Fifth field artillery, U. S. A., at Brownsville, Tex., the citizens ceased to fear the raids of Mexican bandits. The illustration shows the artillery being taken from the train, and, above, one of the army aeroplanes scouting over Brownsville. "BUDDIE" HAGAR IS LOCKED IN THEATRE Mascot Falls Asleep And Left in Seat Liberated Through Window. is "Buddie" Hagar, 10 year old, known as the mascot of Sam Sherman and Frank Kimmel, fell asleep in the Tark Theater during the performance last night and was locked in until mid night. His release was brm-r.ht about by Frank Neal, who discovered the lad's predicament while passing the theater building. Neal heard a commotion at the window of the playhouse, and up on investigating, could hear "Buddie" calling, "Mamma! Mamma!" He attempted to open the door, but found it securely locked. He then urg ed the youth to unhook the window on the inside of the building. After sev eral futuile efforts, "Buddie" succeed ed. He then climbed through the aperture. Once upon the outside, he refused to be interviewed, but ran away in the direction of his home. Neal and George Tallent, a barber, were passing the building together, when they were attracted by "Buddie" pounding on the window. He told them between .sobs that he had fallen asleep and when awakened he found the building dark. "I want to go home to mamma; let me out of here," he wailed when they questioned him further. He was cry ing loudly when he climbed through the .window and started home. NEARLY ALL DEPARTMENT AT ACADEMY CHANGED Daniels Refuses to Say Whether Is Direct Result of Recent Investigation. It Washington, Sept. 8. Secretary Daniels today announced a general re organization of the forces of the Naval Academy at Annapolis. Heads of near ly all departments were ordered de tached for duty elsewhere, the changes to be effective Sept. 20. "We have changed most of the heads of the departments who have been on duty at the Naval Academy two years or more," Secretary Daniels said. Officers who have been there less than two years have not been changed except in the case of Commander F. A. Trout, who takes command of the battleship Wisconsin. The Secretary declined to say whether the reorgani zation was a direct result of the recent investigation of affairs at the aca demy which grew out of dismissal of cadets on charges of cribbing at ex aminations and hazing. UNIONS PLEDGE LOYALTY Bristol, England, Sept. 8. Resolu tions pleding the utmost asisstance of British labor to the Government in the prosecution of the war were adopted by the Trades Union Congress here to day by a vote of 600 to 7. FINDS MAN UNDER HISJVIFE'S BED Chaffee Man Threatens to Shoot Submarine Artist and is Arrested. When Elmer Gordon, of Chaffee, last night went to the room at the Riverview Hotel occupied by his wife, Mrs. Grace Gordon, and her compan ion, Mrs. A. Graver, he found an un identified man hidden beneath the bed. The man got out and fled from the hotel after Gordon had threatened him with a revolver. Gordon subsequently was arrested by Patrol man Whitener for carrying a concealed weapon and flourishing it. Mrs. Gordon and her companion had come to the Cape earlier in the day. They registered at the Riverview and when Gordon got to his home in Chaf fee, on finding that his wife had gone, he began making inquiries as to her whereabouts. Gordon is an employe in the Frisco shops in Chaffee. He learned that his wife had come to the Cape, whereupon he hired an automobile to bring him over to the Cape for a search of the city for her. On his arrival here, he began search ing the various hotels. He did not ar rive in town till late at night and it was after 11 o'clock when he found his wife's name on the register at the Riverview. He immediately was shown to the room she occupied with Mrs. Graver. On explaining who he was, Mrs. Gor don admitted her husband to the room. After he talked to his wife a few mo ments, he saw a man's foot sticking out from under the foot of the bed. Gordon investigated, and drawing his revolver, began threatening the unidentified man's life. The man quickly explained he had crawled in there before anyone had been assign ed to the room or it had been occupied by the two women. He was allowed to leave and subse quently Gordon told on the street of the threat and flourish he had made with his weapon. He was arrested while he was walking on Broadway with the revolver in his trousers pock et and his hand on the trigger. After Gordon had discovered the man under his wife's bed, he took her out of the hotel and obtained another room for her at the Prescott House on Main St. Following his arrest, how ever, the wife returned to the River view, where she put in the remainder of the night with her companion. 3,500 MINERS IN WALES STRIKE FOR THIRD TIME Cardiff, Wales, Sept. 8. For the third time since the war began a strike was called in the South Wales coal dis trict today. About 3500 miners in the two col lieries quit work on orders of their leaders, protesting against the em ployment of nonunion miners. ARABIC SUNK BY TORPEDO AS ACT OF SELF DEFENSE Germany Tells United States Sub marine Commander Thought Liner Was Preparing to Attack His Ship and He Fired. GOVERNMENT SORRY AMERICANS " LOST THEIR LIVES BY TRAGEDY Berlin Asks That Question of Rep aration be Sent to the Hague For Adjustment Dumba Case Goes to Austria. (Special Dispatch to Ihe Tribune) Berlin. Sept. 8. Germany's note to the United States concerning the ...nking of the White Star steamer Arabic by a German submarine, was com municated to Ambassador Gerard yesterday evening. The note ascribes the destruction of the liner to an act of self defense on the part of the submarine and expresses the German Government's deep regret that Americans lives' were lost thereby. Germany offers to refer the question of reparation to the Hague for ad justment. The note reveals in detail the instructions issued by the German Government to its submarine commanders concerning the treatment of liners Ihey are ordered not to attack passenger ships except in case an attempt to c.cape is made after it is ordered to halt or unless its action indicates the intention to attack the submarine. The note was drafted following the return of the submarine to its base The commander of the submarine which torpedoed the Arabic reported to his government that the Arabic's actions were such that he believed the ship was about to attack the submarine. He fired, he said, in self .lofc Washington, Sept. 8. From information obtained, it is possible to out line in detail for the first time the probable course which the United States will take in the case of Dr. Dumba. the Austrian Ambassador. Ambassador Penficld at Vienna will be directed to present to the Austrian Government without formal comment from the United States the Dumba let ters, concerning the tying up of ammunition plants at Bethelehem and else where. This will be a virtual request upon the Austrian Government to ex plain Ambassador Dumba's activities, or to express approval of his acts !'iid admit they had the sanction of his government. An ample apology, it is 1 clicved will smooth over the incident. London, Sept. 8. For the second time within 24 hours Orman Zeppelins have raided England. The caoualties of the second raid, which occurred short ly after midnight Wednesday, have not been officially announced. The casual ties oi luesday night were announced by the press bureau as 13 killed and 46 injured or killed, among them being twelve women and children. The second raid was forecasted in Amsterdam dispatches, which were received here Wednesday afternoon, announcing that three airships passed over South Foland, traveling toward England. Tuesday night's raid was the most destructive mad on England since the war broke out. London. Sept. 8. The Norwegian bark Storesand, which sailed from Iquique, Chile, April ,'10, for Liverpool, has been sunk. Her crew was saved. The Storesand was of 163J) tons. The British steamship Douro of 1603 tons has been sunk by gunfire pre sumably from a submarine. Her crew was saved. The Russian steamship Rhea has Rhea was of 1143 tons. La Rochclle, France, Sept. 8. The British steamship Garony of Liverpool was fired upon and sunk by a German submarine last night. Her crew was saved. London, Sept. 8. An Athens dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph Co., f ays a British submarine operating in the Sea of Marmora has sunk a Turkish transport which was carrying 28 centimeter guns from Constantinople to Gallipoli. Paris, Sept. 8. The French steamship Guatemala has been torpedoed and sunk about 50 miles off Belle Isle. Her crew escaped in two boats. The men were picked up by a British steamer and taken into Nazaire. The Guatemala, 5I13 tons gross, was owned by the Compagne Generale Transatlantique, which a. so owned the Bordeaux, the sinking of yesterday. Berlin, via London, Sept. 8. German forces that have been engaged in battle with the Russians in the district north of the Bieloviezh forest have captured the city of Wolkowyck, about 40 miles southeast of Grodno, it was announced by army headquarters today. The headquarter's statement says: "Western theater of war: A number of enemy ships appeared early yesterday morning before Middelkerke. They bombarded West Ende during (he morning and Ostend during the afternoon, when the ships withdrew before the fire our coastal batteries. No military damage was caused. In Ostend two Belgian inhabitants were killed and one was injured. "A French armored aeroplane was shot down by a German aviator north of Le Mcsnil. The machine crashed to earth in a burning condition, and the occupants were killed. An enemy aeroplane attack on Freiburg in Baden was ineffective. "Eastern theater of war: Army group of Field Marshal von Hinden burg In the region of Daudzcward (near Friedrichstadt), our divisions are making further progress. Troops of Gen. von Eichhorn's army obtained pos session of a few narrow strips of ground intersecting the lakes near Trok inowe, southwest of Vilna, after some fighting. "Between Jcziory and Wolkowysk our attack is making progress. Wol kowysk itself and the hills cast and north of it have been captured. Twenty eight hundred prisoners remaining in our hands, together with four machine guns. "Army group of Prince Leopold of Bavaria: The enemy has been de feated in the region of Izabclin, southeast of Wolkowysk. Farther south this division is advancing toward the tributaries of the Rivers Zelkianka and Ru zanka. Northeast of Purzana, Austro-Hungarian troops are forcing their way northward through the marshes of that district. More than 1000 pris oners have been taken. "Army group of Field Marshal von Mackensen: The battles on the Jasiolda River and east of Drohiczyo Her crew was landed. The which by a submarine was announced hive not yet been decided." been sunk.