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THE DAILY TRIBDNR CAPE U1RARHEAU MISSOURI. FRIDAY, JIABCH UU9H.
The Telephone Terminals THE operating room at the exchange is like a rail road freight terminal where trains are made up and sent to their destination by the quickest routes. Each telephone call passes through one or more central offices, where the trained switchboard operators set up the proper connections, to give the most expedi tious talking circuits to the person you wish to reach. It is the carefully prepared traffic plans of the Bell engineers, faithfully followed by the switchboard opera tors, that enable the Bell system to handle efficiently its great volume of business, averaging 28,000,000 calls daily. Every Bell Telephone is a Long Distance Station Cape Girardeau Bell Telephone Co. MRS. STEARNS' RITES AT M1LLERVILLE Well-Known Cape Women Died Yesterday After 2 Years Illness. The funeral of Mrs. Mahala Stearns, Mho died at noon yesterday after an illness of about two years, will be Stearns' cemetery three miles west of Millersville. Mrs. Stearns was the widow of the late Pola Steams, who tamo to the Cape several years ago and for a long time was a saloon man here. Mrc. Stearns had been sutfering with tuberculosis for about two years. Her illncss devt-loped from a severe attack j of grop which she suffered two years j ago. lor the past six months she had j been growing worse. j She was 47 years old and lived at . V.22. South Kilis strct. The funeral cortere will leave the residence in the i Cape at 7:"0 o'clock this morning for Millersville. Mrs. Stearns was born in Bollinger County,- near Scdgewickville. She was a daughter of Joseph Seabaugh. After her marriage, she came to the Cape. She is survived by four children, two .sons and two daughters. The daugh ters arc: Mrs. William McClatchey, who was married a couple of months ago, and Inez Stearns. The sons are Louis and Maple Stearns, 17 and 7 years respectively. She also is survived by lire brothers and three sisters as follows: Abraham Seabaugh of the Cape; James Sea baugh, of Allenville; l. R. Seabaugh, W. T. Seabaugh, and J.A. Seabaugh all of Scdcgickvillc; Mm. Jane Sea baugh, Mrs. Ellen Seabaugh and Mrs; Matilda Probst, all of Daisy. Two of the (laughters married men named Seabaugh, the same as their maiden names. The funeral of Mrs. Mahula Steams, v. ho died Thursday, was held at the Stearns cemetery three and half miles west of Millersville Friday. The body was taken from the home on South Sprigg street at 7:110 o'clock in the morning by Tony Hohler of the Wal ther Undertaking and Furniture Com pany, the trip requiring all day and a drive of about 30 miles in all. News and Gossip From Egypt Mills Egypt Mill.-, Mo., Mar. 1. 'I'm- mt: iv. cases of crious illness :n jui i Fpvjii, but a great many folks have ; -v--i- -elds. h'.iiu.- Stcgcr and Charles RcU r.u.;:;i iAwl the stock gala at Jack-.-on tYs week. Lev i-- I);;u;;herty, a former mer (iiuaw i f t'.ii:- town but now living in Cape Gi: i:v aii, was seen here last .Saturday. .Mr. :uvi Mrs. Eagcnc IV entor tshv;: r f'-w of their friends Sunday. Among thto present were: Mr. Fritz Hahr, i::ul Misses Rose and Lizzie Halm, (Wu;- Shoults and Emma H&ff van. Mr. ;.:it! Jfrs. Poc and daughter, Yu- Ponha know hew to make folks for! at h'-me and enjoy themselves. Mi Irs. Wilson Hanebrhik SPRINGFIELD TAKES GAME FROM NORMAL Cape Basketball Five Loses Final Game By 20 To 13 Score. The Capo Normal basket ball team last night lost its final game of the treason by a score of -0 to ll to the strong quintet fiom the Springfield, Mo., Normal School. The playing was fast and clean from the start to finish and the game was won by the better team. A large crowd assembled at the Normal gymnasium to witness the final contest, when the Courleux ma- chine endeavored to redeem itself for the defeat suffered at the hands of the Springfield boys esveral weeks ago at Springfield. At the beginning of the contest, the Cape boys scored two baskets in quick succession and for several minutes of the first period, they held the lead over the visitors. The Springfield five, however, show ed superior team work and the visiting boys were able to work the ball in closer to the goal, with the result that they bega nscoriitg with regularity cnrl passed the Cap.; live. The score at the end if the liift half was 7 to 8 in favor of the Spingficld team. In the second period, the had was widened, the game bir.g fought to the finith throughout. Tho line up end score was as fol lows: Field Foul CAPE-iy. Goals Goals Vacth r, Louis SchulU 0 Parker 2 Leo Schultz 0 Dearmont 1 Totals C Fiold Foul SPRINGFIELD -20. Goals Goal;, L. Barnard 1 0 E. Greer 4 0 Englemann 5 0 C. Barnard 0 0 Robbins 0 0 Totals 10 0 Milford of Washington University, was referee and Godlovc of the Nor mal, timer. called on Mr. and Mrs. Herman Bode Tuesday evening. Henry Ha nr. made a business trip to the Cape Saturday. Mr. an i Mrs. Wilson Hanbrink call ed or. Mr. ani Mrs. Herman Bode Tuesday evening. R v, Arthur Lohmar.'s brother has :Cj-. vititjrg '.im the past week. Hcrnau Bode pviitJiaad a fir.3 victrola la6t Saturday. He is kept busy this bad weather playing "rags" to entertain his friends. Say, Herbert the next time you arc :n a hurry, to sure the wagon scat is not lost und you won't have the juble cf hunting fer it. Miss Emma Kirchhoff called on Mrs. A! vis Rittcr last Saturday. Wm. Kjrchhoff visited the grammar school Friday ;o take part in the cy- pr.erjng anu spelling matches. A large crowd was at church last Sunday. , Several of the Egypt boys went to Ior.u Sunday to see a basket ball game i between lonu and Plainview. The lat Itrr won 27 to H. PRUNE THE ORCHARD URGES JOHNSON Expert Tells How To Keep Your Fruit Trees Bear ing. By Prof. L. R. Johnson. Home made lime sulphur is an easy matter to make lime-sulphur spray for the scale right at home on tha farm through the commercial mix ture is aboul a. cheap and is to be preferred when it can be bougit con veniently. For home making we must have 15 pounds sulphur and 15 p.unds stone lime, 'he sulphur as sola by the drug store.; is prohnitie m price. Chemcial firms in the cities will sell it at from 3 to 5 cents per pound while the druggist retails it medicinally at about 15 cents. To make the spray we first put the 15 pounds of lime in a barr. I and pro- iceed to slack it as for whitewash. When it begins to boil, add th,? lrj pounds of sulphur and stir it in. When slacking is over add a fev gallons of water to thin it and pour it in ai iron kettle. There it should no boiled ior an hour. Next there must be enough water added to make a total of 50 gallons in all. To do that, cal culate the number of gallons of the cooked mixture and add the difference between that and 50 gallons. It is then ready to be sprayed and is said to be more effective when warm but warmth is not essential. Apply it all the same day it is made if pos sible. Before applying, the tree should be pruned of all surplus wood and then every inch of the bark wetted with the lime-sulphur. If the job be well done, nearly all the scale will be killed and a regular annual spraying will hold it in complete check. A Dry Mash Feeder. A very handy device for feeding ground or cracked feed to fowls is made out of a joint of stove pipe and a tin pan. One c nd of the pipe is fas tened to the iiiiide of the pan by legs soldered on by a tinner and should be about an inch above the bottom of tho pan so the feed will work out. To prevent its tipping over and rats from getting to the feed, it should be sus pended by wires a little above the floor. With dry mash of ground grain such as bran, shorts , com meal, grour.a oats ana beet sciaps always before them and some wheat and eraekod grain rcattered in a litter morning and evening so they will ex ercise by scratcn-'ng, the poultry will have a complete ration. Of course some forms of r;rit and lime should be supplied. Coal for Hogs. During the winter when they cannot root anu also wnen conmieu in pens, hogs should have sonu charcoal or an equivalent. A good charcoal is made by smudging corn ccbs but some may not know that common coal is a good substitute. Fine slack coal is best for it does not need to be broken any finer. It will pay to keep a hex of this slack coal or charcoal from which the hogs can always be supplied. Value of Wood Ashes. Wood ashes are a valuable fertilizer and .should not be thrown aside and wasted. They are fine to scatter around the fruit trees and scmbs and their potash is good for the garden and yard. Especially are they a stimulant for the lawns of town and city dwel lers who are ofi.c-.i troubled by the dy ing out of the grass. Here in the Cape people frequently seek some dressing for their yards that will revivify the lawn. Stable iiianurc is usually re sorted to and is very good but the right quality is often hard to get and the residue :ruu,t be raked up and removed in the spring. With ashes there is nothing to do but to scatter them about. At the saw mills in South Cape there are piles of fine ashes going -to waste from the fur naces which may be had for nothing more than the hauling. Every pound of these ashes should be utilized as a fertilizer and they should have a cash value above that of stable manure. SPEAKS HAVE 1I-LB. BABY GIRL. Three Hours Aftr Child's Birth, Fire Starts in Basement of Home. A fourteen-pound baby girl was born to Mr- and Mrs. Claud Speak of 324 South Spanish street, at 6 o'clock yesterday morning. Three hours later a lire of unknown origin started among some boxes in the basement, which was extinguished by Alma Sum mers, who is employed as a maid at the Speak home. A couple of p'-iils full of water con trolled the blaze and several neighbors ran to the aid of Miss Summers as she worked single-handed against the fire. The fire department was sum moned and Mr. Speak was called from Broadway and Water street. Mrs. Speak did not know of the fire until it hid been extinguished. Little River Asks Court To Overrule Hays (Continued Last November 17, Judge Hays pre sented a petition for an injunction be fore Judge R. G. Ranney and the order was forthwith issued, restraining the district from cutting any of the roads. The next step in the litigation was taken by the attorneys for the Drain age District when on December 3, they presented a petition, to the Su preme Court at Jefferson City, seek ing a writ of prohibition which in turn would have the effect of dissolv ing Judge Ranney's injunction and re straining both the Judge and the County from enforcing its provisions. The Supreme Court threw out the petition and denied the writ. The in junction suit had to be tried before the court in which it was obtained and both the Drainage District and the County Court's attorneys prepared for a legal battle which was set for the February term of court. Meantime, the work on the ditch was being held in abeyance on account of the fact that the highways could not bo cut. There are eieht high ways that the diversion channel would cut along the lower boundary. To cxpediate the work of the drain age district and at the same time ar range to fight the legal battle to a fin ish, the attorneys for the Drainage District sought to effect a compromise. Several propositions were offered, Hays declared, last night, none of them safeguarding the county, in his opinion. He offered a project whereby the County Court was to agree to an order of the Common Picas Court being en- tered suspending and withholding the penalty for contempt of court that would follow a violation of the in junction. At the same time, the drainage district was to sign a con tract to build the bridges necessary, as they became essential in making the diversion channel, thereby making it Hays' client, hear their arguments, possible for the drainage district to j Havs aifrped to the miuest and the perform its work without restraint, j hearing before the Count v Court fol and making it possible for the county I iov.ed, when ths Olivers argued their to have the roads unobstructed by the position and Judge Havs ouoted his canal Under the contract, the bridges were to be paid for as installed by the.; drainage district and the account was 1 to oe earned lorward to tlie end or,of temporary structures, endless liti the litigation. The litigation was to go on to de termine the liability and it was to be a part of the agreement that if the courts of last resort decided the in junction in favor of the district, the county was to repay the Drainage Dis trict. This agreement was reached orally between the attorneys for the Drain age District and Judge Hays in the early part of January. The two sides then put their engi neers to work to study the character of the bridges that should be erected over the canal and let the engineers agree on the character and kind of bridges that should be built. D. M. Scivally, County Highway Engineer, represented the County Court and Wil liam A. O'Brien, chief engineer for the Little River Drainage District, repre sented the district. Within a short time, the two engi neers worked out a general scheme for the bridge construction to cost approx imately 100,000. The Commerce road near the Mississippi river which is us ed but little, wab to be cut out of the agreement with the right withheld by the county to reinject it into the case whenever it saw fit. Two roads which cross the channel near Whitewater were to be joined and cross the channel by way of one bridge, thus reducing the bridge work to six bridges. Two of the structures were to span the main diversion chan nel with a 1000-fodt fioodway and a second of No. 2 ditch. 'The four others were to span but the one channel. WTien the engineers made their agreement on the technical features of the bridge construction, the attor neys then proceeded to put on paper tho agreement that had been made orally and in a tentative way early in January. At the same time, they were to embody the scheme of the en gineers into their contract and provide for the protection of the County and the Drainage Dibtrict respectively. Olliver and Oliver made the first draft of the contract. Judge Hays last night declared the contract that was submitted to him for approval did not protect the county and he. proceed ed to cut out everything but the "whereas." Judge Hays rewrote the contract. In the first draft, the drainage dis trict wished to merely have tempor ary bridges built over the channel at the road breaks, which should stand until the Maters from the Castor and Whitewater creeks were turned into the channel, a period estimated at SO months. In his draft of the contract Judga Hays stipulated that the permanent bridges were to be built immediately after the highways were obstructed. That U the firit 'point on which the from page 1) two sides joined issue and the attor neys for the drainage ditch have re fused to yield to that demand. Judge Hays likewise stipulated that the plans for the bridges were to be jointly approved by the engineers for the drainage district and the county. In order to speed up construction of the bridges, Judge Hays put in a provision that before a cut is made, all the materials for the construction cf the bridge shall be on hand at the bridge site. In each case, the bridge shall be 5 completed within a specified number of days from the time when the road first is cut till the bridge is finished, and, in no event, shall the time be more than 90 days, was another condi tion imposed by Judge Hays. Bridges over tne first two cuts shall be completed before the third road way may be tapped and the third and fourth bridges shall be finished before the fifth roadway is tapped, according to the terms of He contract Judge Hays' contract also provides that if, after the close of the litigation, the liability for the bridge expense is placed upon the county, the obligation shall be put in the general debt of the county in favor of the district. That is the second point where the drainage district has refused to yield, claiming that the county should pay the obligation, if it loses the legal fight, out of the special road and bridge funds in 12 annual installments. Senator R. B. Oliver and R. B. Oli ver, Jr., yesterday represented the . Drainage District against Kays and Caruthers for the County Court. When the Olivers would not yield to Hays' demands and Judge Hays stood firm with his position, the Oli vers requested that Hays consent and arrange to have the County Court, reasons for the stipulations to which the Drainage District objected. He declared that if the permanent bridges are not built at once instead gation will intervene which may tie the project up for a generation. He argued it would be wi ong to take tthe special road and bridge fund for the payment of the bridge costs if the county is found liable, because of the fact that the $25,000 a year, a sum limited by the law, is used up to the last penny by the roads throughout the county. JACKSON 8LDG. & L. ELECTS DIRECTORS Fred Schrader Named to Succeed Judge Edward D. Havs On Board. Fred II. Schrader last night was elected a member of the Board of Di rectors of the Jackson Building and Loan Association at its regular an nual meeting. Mr. Schrader was elected to fill a vacancy on the Boaifl created by Judge Edward I). Hayr, who recently moved from Jackson to the Cape. One of the traditions of the organi zation provides that the directorate shall be made up of Jackson men, so that Judge Hays' resignation beanie effective when he came to the Cape. The other directors who were elected last night were as follows: H. H. Muel ler Sr., A. A. Boss, R. K. Wilson, C. L. Grant, A. D. Milde, J. G. Kies, Sam Vandivort and J. H. C Kerstner. With the meeting last night, thi or ganization began its fourth year at Jackson. The business of tho associa tion has been unusually successful, the officers of the organization declared and approximately 700 shares have been subscribed since its organiza tion. MARRIAGE LICENSES. Bernard A. Walthcr, 23, Cape Girar deau; Leonora S. Steck, 21, Jackson. James Davis, 22, Cape Girardeau; Dora Pecker, 20, Cape Girardeau. Wm. Long, 41, .McCJure, III., Laura Johnston 29, Cora City, JM.. James Bennfill,' CO, Tamms, 111.; Amanda A. Galena, 6, Delta, 111. Otto H. Durst, 26, New W'ells; Clara Rudert, 23, Shawneetown. Mrs. Sam Fetermann was given a surprise party today on the occasion of her birthday. The following ladies were present: Mcedamcs SaJJie Pcter mann, A. M.. Robertson, Annie Bien lein, Gerry Sibley, Chas. Behrens, BIu cher Sperling, A. D. Milde, E. Milde, Wm. WesseJ Jr., L. F. Wagner, Ben Schwab', and' A. 'Behrens. News From The County Seat Jackson, March S. Trof. J. E. Howard, superintendent of school at Caruthcrsville, spent a few days in this city visiting his pa rents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Howard. L. M. Bean hae bought the former Frank May homestead and wants to neve- into it, 50 Tom Taylor who has ieen. living there, is moving out and nto Mrs. Juliette Granger' property. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Altenthal, Jr., : f Cape Girardeau, newly weds are pending tho week with Mr. Altcn ual's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Altenthal. Miss Lillie Seibert is entertaining .he Cane Creek Home-Maker's Club. Miss Anna Wilhelm and her guest, tfks Ida Sicvers, of Oak Ridge to 101 row will go to Illmo for a few days isit with relatives. They wiil take le Albert Wilhelm of Illmo, who has -en here visiting, home. George Petermar.n, who several !.iys ago, moved pr.it cf his household eds from hii farm into his pretty w bungalow in West Jackson, ex - ects to finish moving this week. Mrs. Henry Goehmann and Mrs. ohn Heuschober, each had a neigh ood quilting party yesterday. Miss Archie Davis of Fruitland is isiting Mr. and Mi. Pink Davis. Ora Prnffe today sold his farm near Millersville to his brother, Lafe T. fer. Wm. Wcssell, Sr., and August Voges oday are visiting at Tilsit. Mrs. Henry Ruloff yesterday return d from a several days' visit to the amily of Wm. Vcges at Tilsit. William Keardon of St. Louis, Mr. nd Mrs. Al Mueller, Mr. and Mrs. Icrn Gockc-1, Misses Ida Stock, Susie Volters, Lorena Daltcn, Cornelia and Cecelia Gockei, Dr. J. D. Porterfield r., Eugene St. Avit and Eddie Gock 1, of Cape Girardeau, last night were .ucsts of the Juckson social club at a :asquerade. Last night's dance clos d the clubs festivities until after ent and whether it was for the reason .hat they knew they would not be to other for more than six weeks or ome other reason, but everybody ried to make everybody else have a .easant time last night and succeeded. It was not only a pleasant but also a jcautiful affair and the ladies who .lanaged it received much praise . O. A. Cock, of New Madrid, sales nan for the Blankc-Wenncker Candy jmpany, of St. Louis, is in town. The Ladies' Aid of t'ne Evangcilcal Church meets with Mrs. Fred Kic This being Ash Wednesday, Rev. M D. Collins, of the Catholic Church held mass. O. L. Hoqrr.ann, secretary of the Jackson Board of Education, yesterday visited the new city school at Cape Girardeau. Mr. and Mrs. Shelby Hudson of Bur fordville, who were married a few months ago, to'.iny arc buying their "urniture in this city, and will move to the Cape. Tho following d legate, to the Demi-tic ccur.tv convention from Byrd r.vnship wcro vhesen Tuesday: k;;.".t-E W. B. Hays, Sam G I'iin a-;, T. I). Hines, George W i zx, J. D .Willii m?, Robi. L. Mc:l- y, Jc:m M. Smith. L. E. Kies. F. S. . !, Dr. W. Vinyard, E Russell, Vic- laiiu A- N. Caldwell, W. J. Sha- ner, Linder Millar. Alternate; roderick, G. Seibert, Alex Smith, Dean Ware, Da'.o Browning, M. W, 'holscn, Louis Stewart, Charles 'jjhle, G. J. Raboid, Sanfort McSer on, Ed Harrenbcrg, J. Schmukc, R. a. Wilson, Charles Henderson. Jackson, March 7. Dr. F. Brase yesterday took his son, Alvin who has his right arm broken, last week to St. Louis for an x-ray examination which showed that both bones in the right arm were broken near the wrist. Mr. and Mrs. JJavid Hayden, who have been in Jackson for several months, wil llcavo for St. Louis next Sunday. Robert Howard of Oak Ridge today moved his household goods through Jackson to Cape, where he expects to locate. Mrs. Leo Sachie is very sick with tonsilitis. Martin Wagner today took his little son, oJc, to a Cup; oculist. The D. A. R. tomorrow will meet with Mrs. J. W. Hunter and elect offi cers. Schneider and Hoffman have pur chased a fine new delivery truck from Tom Harris. The Ladies' Ajd of the Evangelical Church at the meeting Sunday re elected the officers of the society as f pilaws: Mrs. R .C Kncibert, presi. J dent; Rev. Herrmann, vice president; Mrs. A. Kuellmer, secretary and treas urer; Mrs. George Bingenheimer, vice secretary and treasurer of the Mis sionary Society. Mrs. Annie Mendenhall of Wolf Lake, fil, is visiting her mother( Mrs. Josephine Hatcher. The Wednesday Club will meet with Mrs. Wm. Schwarz. George Grant today is mtving from the B. M. Morgan property in West Jackson to his new home one mile east of town on the Cape-Jackson gravel read. Mr. Grant bought the property from Louis Hitt of Gordonville. Guy Deck, who for the past eight years has been in the employ of the Cape County Milling Company, has re signed his position and has not fully decided wtherer. he will take up other work or move to one of the western states. George Ward, who visited relatives here today left for his home at Hol comb. Henry Fei'er, who works at the Loos Bros, saw mill, j esterday was taken suddenly ill with pneumonia. Miss Mary Litzelfelner last night mtertained with a rook party. The ,?uests were: Misses Maud. Mildred and Magdalene Knox, Lula Morton and Lillian Hoffmeister and Messrs. Carrol Knox and Hope Morton. A. McGuire, who spent the winter in Jackson, his old home, has returned to St. Louis to work for hi sold employ ers. A charivari orchestra are tuning tin pans and various other instruments preparatory to serenading a coupl' j v'bo ar eto be married at the home of 1 Hugh Jones, tonight. The bride, who is sixty year3 old, is a Mrs. Smith, mother of Mrs. Marion Stone, who kieps hor.s? for Mr. Jones. The groom, whose age we did not learn is J. Huckstpp, of Snider's Mill. We were told the couple arc to be married after a acquaintace of four days. The City Council last night appoint ed eight judges for the city election next month. Following are the judges: First Ward J. R. Bowman, J. V. Priest, T. P. Rafferty and R. Metje; Second Ward J. G. Tutz, Alvin Wag ner, Fred Elbrecht and Tom Hunt; Third Ward Henry Gretha, Chas. Ja-.ger and J. W. Miller; Fourth Ward Oliver Morton, R. C. Kncibert j Allan Caldwell and Walter Taylor. Miss Winnie Jones this afternoon entertained the Missionary society of Ihe Presbyterian Church. Tom Harris and his father-in-law, Mi. Nelson today moved from the Tin did porperty into the Ollie English home on Third East street. Mrs. Annie Limbaugh and daughter, Miss Bessie, today returned from a week's visit with relatives at the Cape. Jackson, March 6. A son arrived at the home of .Mr. and Mrs. Henry Puis Saturday night. The Mary and Martha Society of the Evangelical Church, will meet with Miss Lydia Kies tomorrow afternoon. Miss Roena Shaner left yesterday for Kansas and Nebraska in the inter est of the W. C. T. U. Miss Mary Limbeck and little Frieda Kies were at Cape yesterday to visit Edwin Kies, who is a patient at St. Francis hospital. Ccunty Court i in session. County Collector J. F. Caldwell makes annual settlement at this term. The Ladies Missionary Society of the Methodist Church are quilting thii afternoon at the home of Mrs. John Burford. Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Priest 'iitertam cd J. G. Heinberg and children, Gil bert and Mildred, at supper last night. Will Heyde returned yesterday from a business trip to St. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Stubblelield of he Cape attenacd services at the Methodist Church in this city last night. p.pe Gircrdjjivi township William Keller, Fred W. Kurre. Cape Girardeau City Fred Ka.sel. E. M. Thilenius, George W. Patton, illiam Ne ningcr. Hubble To'.vr.ohip S. A. Proffer, L. Jroseclose. Kinder township W. A. Sander. Rartlol tow-.uhip Gus Phillip, R. E. Van Gildov. Shawnee township Wilson Wagner, II. C. Corse. Welsh township Lannic Truitt. Whitewater township Albert Win kler, Bonnet Welker. Mrs. Will Wolters' father, G. Neu mann, her brother, Arthur and a cous in N'ormun Neumann of New Madrid, who have been visiting here left for C!co Cracraft, who lives on tho farm with his mother, Mrs. Louis Cracraft, several miles south of Jackson, and Ozro Wells of Jackson, who works on the Cracraft farm, Saturday evening had a fight, which at the time was be lieved would result seriously for Cra craft, but as he was In town today, it is presumed he wus not hurt badly. Cracraft stabbed Wells in the hand, whereupon Wells knocked Cracraft down and gave him 'a beating. 4 No ar rests were made. J. F. Caldwell, Warren Mabrey. Henry Kngjeniann and . Herman, Henry and Gcorgfc Weiss, left this morning to attend the Congressional convention at Sjtcston.