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THE WEEKLY TRIBUNE AND CAPE COUNTY HERALD, FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 1916. 45 HYP., 115-inch Wheelbase, 5-Passenger, 32x4 Tires, $1090 Detroit Quality First I Have a 3400 r. p. m. P.eady This Minute For You This certainly is a great year for selling cars. Most everybody has had success. Some more than others, as is always the case. Chalmers sales are running 900 per cent ahead of last year all over the United States. Mr. Chalmers' foresight in doubly provid ing against a shortage of materials has won a great contest. It lias enabled the Chalmers plant to keep on building cars when one or two have shut down or others have had to cut down on allotments to their dealers. Here it is June and the great Chalmers plant is running day and night, three shifts, turning out more cars than ever before. ' How long can Chalmers keep filling the demand? I don't know. I know only this: the plant is turning out about 125 a day ; Chal mers dealers are selling about 425 a day. The only reason I or any other dealer can supply a car now is because during December, January and February the Chalmers plant worked day and night like Trojans and built about 125 cars a day when the dealers were selling probably only about 80. Soon these 425-a-day sales are going to eat up the surplus made during the Winter months. I got a letter a few days ago from the Chalmers plant which simply said: "We have on hand orders asking for immediate shipment of cars whose value is in excess of $8,000,000." ; I need not narrate the rest of the note which was so obviously subtle that I got the telegraph operators on the job right ofE I'm making my promises on delivery from day to day. I've got cars or can get them now. This may not hold good to morrow. Next week I shall cut my promises down still more. Remember, there are only two things that I concern myself with these days. One is to get you to take one ride in a 3400 r. p. m. Chalmers if you have not done so already. That's all I want. The car speaks in a language you'll understand. The other thing is simply one of math ematics : If the Chalmers factory can turn out 125 cars a day and Chalmers dealers all over the United States are selling 425 a day, how long will the supply last? Price still unchanged $1090 Detroit. BLACK'S GARAGE C. M. Freeman, Sun. Acent W. D. Black, Agent BRIDE, 46, ELOPES WITHILUN0ISAN,56 Major Kage Peforms Ceremonj For Couple Make Man Fee! "Skittish." Mayor Kage yesterday afternoon officiated at an "elopement" marriage, the bride being 46 years old and the bridegroom ten years her senior. The elopers came to the Cape from Illinois and the elopement or runaway feature was brought out by an aunt of the bridegroom, who placed Buch emphasis on the secrecy of the mar riage that the Mayor was called upon to "tie the knot" "It makes me feel real kittish," remarked Benjamin Franklin Harris, the bridegroom, as he prepared for his wedding in the Mayor's office under the circumstances that had been woven about him by his aunt. "Takes ten years off my life," put in the bride, and gave her fiance a gentle nudge. Her name was Sarah Lazod, of Walpole, 111., and her new husband come from Frankfort, 111. Benjamin Franklin Harris' aunt, who accompanied the bridal couple on the trip, is Mrs. Minnie Harris, and she carried a baby in her arms. Sh3 explained to the Mayor that the ceremony had to be performed yester day in time for them to get back to Illinois for two reasons. One was that she had hiked out with the elop ers without her husband's knowledge and consequently had to get home in time to prepare his supper, and the other reasons was that the wedding was to be sprung as a big surprise. The party came to this city by way of Illmo in the morning. After their application for the license, the Mayor had the necessary document sent over from Jackson after communicating with Recorder Fritz Siemers by tele phono. A two-seated surrey was waiting outside the Mayor's office as the cere mony was being performed, and when the affair was over the party hopped in and started for Illmo to catch the train. As they got in sight of Illmo the passenger train pulled into the station. The horses were urged for ward at a gallop. The engineman began ringing the engine bell in prep aration for leaving the station, but the surrey still was some distance away. The trainmen were clambering aboard as the surrey dashed up to the depot. The bridegroom pushed a piece of currency into the hands of the chauffeur of the surrey and got his bride and aunt to the steps of the car. The train was beginning to move rap idly by the time he boosted the aunt up the steps and swung on himself. SECRETARY OF STATE ROACH NOW FATHER OF 14 CHILDREN Jefferson City, June 5. The stork yesterday visited the home of Cor nelius Roach, Secretary of State, and left an IIV2 -pound girl. This is the fourteenth child and the tenth girl. Mr. and Mrs. Olen Tarker of St. Louis, who attended the wedding of Jack A. Parker and Miss Ruth M. Por ter, yesterday afternoon left for their home. JACKSON GIRL WEDS IN COLORADO MAY 28 Lucy Smith, Daughter of Well Known Farmer Marries H. C. Hyre. Friends of Miss Lucy Smith, daugh ter tf John Smith, a farmer living about three miles northwest of Jack son, yesterday learned of her marriage last Sunday in Grand Junction, Colo., to H. C. Hyre, formerly of West Vir ginia. The couple will be at home at Rob binsville, Colo., within a short time. The wedding took place at the Pres byterian parsonage in Grand Junction on what is known as Capital Hill. The double ring ceremony was used and only a few friends and relatives of the bridal couple were present. Miss Smith has a wide circie of friends and relatives in Cape and Jackson and i3, known to be a very attractive young lady. Ordinance Fixes Fine For Chicks That Go Visiting Cape Girardeau Policemen Now Have Power to Arrest and Jail Truant Roosters and Hens and Ducks and Geese. Owners of ducks and chickens who permit them to trespass upon their neighbors' property will have to pay for it, if the ordinance recommended by the Judiciary Committee .of the City Council and approved by the Council last n?ght is enforced. The police are empowered to "ar rest" any chicken or duck that strays from its own back yard and wanders into some nearby garden. Every chicken "arrested" must lay in the city calaboose, and the longer it remains a prisoner the more it will cost its owner to get it out. A goose that breaks out of its pen is also liable to arrest. The ordinance levies a fine on every chicken, duck or goose arrested, and for each day that the fowl remains in prison the Chief of Folice will charge an additional fee. TIip ordinance, which came before the Council last night, is an amend ment to the ordinance which prohibits live stock from running at large in the city limits. The poultry feature is merely added to the old law. Mayor Kage stated that there would be no "chicken squad" added to the police force, but all of the city's regu lar policemen will be called upon to suppress illegal promenades. The ordinance follows: "It shall be unlawful hereafter for horses, mules, asses, jennets, jacks, cattle of any kind, goats, sheep, hogs, pigs, geese, ducks or chickens to run at large on any street, alley, square, commons or levees within the city; and the fact of their running at large shall be evidence of the consent thereto by the owners thereof." The fine for arrested live stock is fixed at fifty cents per head. A goose that is jailed will be fined "two bits" or twenty-five cents; a duck, ten cents; chicken, five. The charge for feeding per day is: For horse, mule, cow or ass, fifty cents; dog, sheep or goat, fifteen cents; goose, duck or chicken, five cents. NOTED SURGEON OF ST. LOUIS OPERATES AT THE ST. FRANCIS Dr. Harvey G. Mudd Removes Tumor From Wife of Dr. Hall of Fruit land at St. Francis Hospital. Dr. Harvey G. Mudd, one of the most noted surgeons in St. Louis, came to the Cape yesterday to perform an operation upon the wife of Dr. Hall of Fruitland, who is a patient at the St. Francis hospital. Mrs. Hall has been seriously ill and her ailment was diagnosed as cancer. Dr. Mudd performed the operation yesterday morning and removed a growth from the abdomal cavity. He was assisted by Dr. Hope of this city, who formerly was in Dr. Mudd's office in St. Louis. It could not be learned last night whether Dr. Mudd concurred in the diagnosis that Mrs. Hall was suffering from cancer or not. She was resting well at an early hour this morning. Dr. Mudd complimented the city on the new hospital. He pronounced it as modern as there is in the State. Dr. Caulk, another eminent surgeon, and a professor in Washington Uni versity, St. Louis, operated at the St. Francis hospital a few weeks ago, and like Dr. Mudd, he was surprised to find such an immense hospital in this city. "There are larger hospitals in St. Louis," said Dr. Caulk, "but none bet ter. The operating room at the St. Francis is perfect. I was amazed to find such a modern institution in this city," he told the Sisters at the hospital. KEEP THE BABIES WELL AND FAT. "Mamma's" Dr. Doran's Worm Remedy expels Worms, whole and alive. . Purely vegetable. Bottle 25c by mail. General agents are wanted. Write us a letter. Doran Drug Company Paducah, Kentucky Ladies in Cape Girardeau, call Phone 318. DR. DORAN'S QUEEN ROOT CORDIAL The World's Best Blood Remedy for Ladies and Young Girls. All advice free and confidential. Free Samples. General Agent Wanted. Write us a letter. Doran Drug Company Paducah. Kentucky. Call Thont SI 8, Cape Girardeau. TAKES JUVENILES OUT OF DRIVER'S SEAT IN AUTO . ' ' Proposed Bill Says None Un der 14 Years Shall Drive in the City;. . LETS HAVE SAFETY FIRST, SAYS MAYOR "Might Just as Well Make Rail road Engineers of Boys," lie Declares. A bill prohibiting children under 14 years of age from driving automobiles of any kind within the city limits will be introduced at the meeting. of. the City Council Monday night, and it is believed f he measure will receive the uanimous vote of the Council. The ordinance creating the new automobile law is being drafted by City Counselor O. A. Knehans under instructions from Mayor Kage and the measure will be offered to the Council as a part of the Mayor's "safety first" program with respect to automobile traffic. A penalty clause will be attached to the ordinance and the city administra tion intends to enforce the law through the police immediately after its pas sage. In discussing the legal aspect of the ordinance taking the juvenile driv ers out of the seats of automobiles, both Mayor Kage and Mr. Knehans declared that nowhere in the. State statutes is there anything dealing di rectly with the age qualification for drivers of a private car or truck. Under the State law a man must be IS years old before he may obtain a license to become a chauffeur and be permitted to operate a public convey ance or jitney bus. Xo ruling, how ever, has been made with respect to the age of drivers for privately owned autos. "There is no law in contradiction," the Mayor declared, "that ever has been pointed out to me, and I see no reason why we cannot initiate the legislation here in the Cape. "There is just as much sense in let ting a child under 14 years of age drive an automobile as there would be in putting him into the cab of one of our fast passenger trains and risk ing the lives of all those on the train tu his judgment, his hand and nerve. "The driver of a machine on the street must feel the responsibility not only ior those in his own car but like wise for those on the street; and, in my opinion, it becomes a matter of pubii duty for the city to safeguard the walking public by at least placing automobiles in the hands of drivers of a little more judgment and mature age. "It has been a matter of personal observation with me that many cars are being run on our streets by boys too young to have a full conception of the powers of the engine under their control. I have seen some delivery cars run by boys who, if they are not under the age limit the ordinance pro poses, are very close to the line. An ordinance providing for the repeal of the fire insurance company occupation tax also has been prepared, which will outline a general revision upward in the merchant licenses in the Cape. The present merchant li censes will be raised about 10 per.cent all around, it is forecasted, and an adjustment made in the fire insurance tax. Fire insurance agents in this city now pay a license of $10 a year to do business, and each of the companies operating here pay an occupation tax of $23 a year. The $10 blanket license for the agent and the $25 occupation tax will be cut out and in their stead will be placed a tax of $10 for each fire insurance company doing business in the city, charged against the agent represent ing the company here. If a man rep resents two companies he pays $20 a year; if 10 companies, he pays $100. Th3 terms of this ordinance will be carefully gone over by the Council on Monday night. Jesse Bollinger Fined $1 and Cost. Jesse Boinnger wag fined $1 and costs by Justice Wilier on a charge of disturbing the peac. The charge grew out of the fight that took place at a barn dance on the farm of Charles Krehbiehl a week ago last Saturday night. Bollinger had danced improp erly and after being told to stop or leave the floor started to pummel the floor manager, and when Mr. Kreh biehl tried to separate the men and, put Bollinger out, the latter directed his fists toward Krehbiehl. 1000 WOWEM ASK RIGHT TO CLOSE GATE AT PfflK Wish to Charge Admisiion Fee For Fourth of July Y Picnic. Y REED CANT SAY YET IF HE CAN ATTEND Women May Arrange Double Header Baseball Game as 1 Big Feature. A petition which will contain more than 1,000 names Monday night will be presented to the City Council re questing that the women in charge of the Civic Improvement Association' Fourth of July picnic be allowed to close the Fairgrounds park gates and charge an admission fee of 25 cents. The petition has been worked up by members of the association in each of the four wards of the city, and a dele, gation of the women who are manag ing the picnic, will appear before the Council to supplement their petition by addresses asking the concession of the park under that circumstance. One of the women who has been circulating a petition obtained GOO signers and she declared that but two men refused to sign the requests. Mrs. E. G. Gramling has received a letter from United States Senator James A. Reed, who was asked to deliver an oration at the picnic in the afternoon, saying that he is unable to give a definite reply to the invitation. Senator Reed stated that because of the situation in Washington he was unable to tell whether his presence in the Capitol would be required. He advised Mrs. Gramling that he would endeavor to make the trip to the Cape if he could possibly, do so. The women also have been negotiat ing with Manager Barenkamp of the Capahas for a double-header baseball game between the Capahas and Illmo. Under the terms of Mr. Barenkamp's agreement with the city he wag to have been allowed the use of the base ball diamond on Sundays and holidays with the exception of the Fair week. The women asked Mr. Barenkamp for what sum he would relinquish his right3 to the park on that day and stage the baseball game is a feature their picnic He made a price of $200 for the double-header. The committee in charge of the pic nic . yesterday was divided over th question of closing the deal with Mr. Barenkamp at that price. Mrs. Gram ling and Mrs. W. H. Harrison were ia favor of spending .the money for the baseball game, if the City Council will grant the women the right to .close the park gates and in that manner in sure an income for the picnic. Tht deal waa opposed by Mrs. J. P. Meyers. Word was received y&sterday by Mrs. Gramling that the Str. Cape Gir ardeau will not -attempt to carry an excursion out of the Cape on July 4th. InBtead it mil run an all-day excur sion from Chester, I1L, Seventy-Six Landing,, Wittenberg, Grand, Tower and other intermediary points on the river, to the Cape, in order to swell the crowd at the Cape picnic. Many other unique entertainment features have been worked out by the women in. charge of the picnic, which have been kept a secret. The picnic promises to be one of the . biggest affairs ever staged in Southeast Mis souri. A strict conformity with the Safe and Sane Fourth idea will be ordered. A fire-works display handled by ex perts will be the closing feature of the picnic, at night. CELEBRATE TIN WEDDING. Big Crowd of Friends Attend Jabilee ef Mr. and Mrs. George Hotter. A large party of friends sod rela tives Sunday afternoon and evening helped Mr. and Mrs. George. Hoffer celebrate their tin, or tenth, wedding anniversary. The Hoffers reside on the Bloomfield road west of the Cape, in what ia known as the Keller settle ment. ' The couple -received many gifts. A sumptuous luncheon proved to be feature of the celebration. Those who attended were: Mr.'aJld Mrs. Leuis : Kohlf eld, Mr, , and Mrs. John Job, Mr. and Mrs. William Sue dekura, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Suede kum, Mr. and Mrs. A. Felter, Mr. and Mrs. Ar Blank, Mr, and Mrs. John Os sendorf, Mr. and Mrs. Anton Guleck, Mr. and Mrs. William Blank, Andrew Buchheit, Louis Ossendorf, Charles Bang, Killian Felter, John . Fisher, Arthur Hoeller, Louis Roelker, Wfl helmioa Hoffer, Albert 'Ossendorf, Annie Oseendorf , Lorina Felter, Annie felte?, attie Suedekura and Alvina Hoelleev - - ' - - '