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FRIBUNE THE TRIBUNES CIRCULa. TION IS THE LARGEST IN CAPE GIRARDEAU, t t i THE TRIBUNE COVERS SOUTHEAST MISSOURI LIKE THE DEW. i t A NEWSPAPER THAT PRINTS ALL THE NEWS THAT'S FIT TO PRINT AND PRINTS IT FIRST VOL. XV THE CAPE COUNTY HERALD,CAPE GIBABDEA UMISSOUBI, OCTOBEB 5. 1916. NUMBER 40. MRS. HENNEKE BLOW AT HIGHWAY ENGINEER SPIKED EGYPT MILLS WILL DEDICATE SCHOOL COUNTY COURT NAMES JUDGES OF ELECTION 3 Republicans and 3 Demo crats at Each Precinct in the County. RUMANIANS ARE DRIVEN BACK BY BULGARIANS Invasion Proves a Failure, London Announces Rus sians Again Active. President Making Porch Talk on the Issues of Campaign HASHEMORRHAGE OF BRAIN, DIES Petition to Abolish Office Lacks Many Names of Being Sufficient. . City to Have Holiday on October 14 Eight County Schools to Take Part. Cape Woman Came From Germany in 1861 Was 66 Years Old Sept. 26. ILL A YEAB AFTER PABALYTIC STBOKE Four Sons and Sister Survive Was Married in Cape in 1869. Mrs. Sophia Hennecke, who has been a resident of the Cape since 1861, died at 11 o'clock last night at her home, 145 South Frederick street, as a re sult of a hemorrhage of the brain that she suffered four hours earlier. She had been ill for more than a year with heart trouble and last spring suffered a stroke of paralysis that nearly be came fatal. Mrs. Hennecke, although she had been ill for the last year, was able to be up and she did much of the house work at her home. Tuesday she was seriously ill, but yesterday she felt much improved dur ing the day. She had been forced to remain abed for most of the time fol lowing the stroke of paralysis last spring, but yesterday afternoon she got up and sat in a chair. She was forced to return to her bed at 5:20 o'clock, however, and at 7 o'clock she suffered the cerebral hemorrhage. Her physicians were powerless to aid her thereafter, and the attack made her unconscious. She sank rapidly from that time on, and at 11 o'clock, when all the members of the family except one son who lives in the coun try were present, she passed away. She was 66 years old on Tuesday, September 26, last, and was born in Hanover, Germany. She came over to America in 1861 when the Civil War was opening, and immediately after her arrival here, she came to the Cape. Eight years later she was married to Christopher Hennecke, who died three years ago. One of their sons, Herman Hennecke, died in 1901, and the children who survive her are: Ed ward Hennecke, who is in charge of a lunch stand in Gross & Ruh bar on Good Hope street; Martin, William and Emil Hennecke. All the sons reside in the Cape ex cept William Hennecke, who is on a farm near Gordonville. She also is survived by a sister, Mrs. Carolina Rupert, who has resided in the Cape at the home of George Fedder, railroad mail clerk working" out of the Cape. Last night no funeral arrangements had been made. Mrs. Hennecke was 3 member of Trinity German Lutheran Church. '"m MORTGAGE TO ENGLAND IS SOCIALISTS' FEAR Berne, Oct. 4. In a strongly cen sured editorial the Milan newspaper, Avanti, the central organ of the Italian Socialists, demands that the Govern ment conform or deny the rumors that the loans granted to Italy by England for war purposes had to be secured by mortgages on railroads and custom re ceipts. The paper states that sums advanced by England to the Italian Government are nearing the billion dollar mark and it expresses the fear that this enromous debt may turn Italy into a British dependency. Committing on the article, the Bund says: "Portugal is already completely mortgaged to England and France and Italy will be in almost the same posi tion soon. No matter how the war ends, England is sure to win, because her present allies will be so deeply in debted to her that in the future they cannot do anything without permission from London." i . BEET SUGAR TO SHOW STRIKING INCREASE Denver, Colo., Oct 4. Beet sugar factories are just beginning their an nual operations. Owing to the high price of sugar the output will be much larger than last year. The civic and commercial association reported today that there are 225,000 acres sown to sugar beets in Colorado alone, against 160,000 acres last year. The produc tion is estimated at 2,900,000 short tons, against 1,820,000 a year ago, while the value will rise from $33,000, 600 to ?50,000,000 A move to abolish the office of Coun ty Highway Engineer which is occu pied by Dennis Scivally yesterday was quashed by the County Court when it hung the proposition on a spike. A petition to have the road engi neer's job pruned from the county's payroll was filed some time ago m the office of County Clerk Blucher Sperling. It contained 441 names. When the County Court took the pe tition under consideration an investi gation was made to learn what would be the power of the petitioners. Un der the State Statutes, Section No. 10571, it is set forth that 10 per cent of the voters of the county must sign the petition to do away with the posi tion of Highway Engineer, before the question may be submitted by the County Court to a vote of the people. Under that provision it was declared that a petition would have to have at least 600 names of voters before it could get consideration. And for the reason that the petition was insuffi cient, its prayer was denied. The County Court yesterday drew the jurymen for the November term of the Common Pleas Court who are as follows: Applecreek township, Theo. E. Kasten, Charles Gross and C. J. Crites; Bryd, Julius Phillips, William Hoffmann, Emory Delpha and S. C. Lail; Cape, Ed Schneider and R. C. Mabrey; Cape Girardeau city, M. C. Krueger", J. P. Whiteside, F. F. Braun, arffl E. G. Gramling; Hubble, W. H. Deneke and William G. Meisenheimer; Kinder, Jos L. Meyer; Liberty, J. A. McCullough; Randol, Lewis Seism and Linus Sanford; Shawnee, Fred Kahn ert, F. E. Davis; Welch, Reinhold Rue bel, and Whitewater, C. W. Haupt and George W. Loos. FOX ATTACKS AND KILLS HIS 'POSSUM ROOMMATE Cannibal in Overstolz's Zoo is Gradu ally Consuming Hi Fellow Inmates. A red fox, presented to the Over stolz zoo on South Middle street, by Judge Edward D. Hays, and which re cently developed cannibalistic habits, has assassinated Stanley, the 'possum. The fox and the 'possum have been stable mates since reynard became an inmate of the zoo. The fox has con sumed two squirrels, which he cap tured while they were scurrying through his cage, but Stanley appear ed to have Old Br'er Fox buffaloed. The 'possum had spent most of the daytime in a hollow log, which was provided for his sleeping quarters. During night he prowled about the cage. It was while Stanley was out for his evening stroll that he was attacked by the fox. The 'possum attempted to fight back, but his antagonist was too large for him. After being brutally murdered, the 'possum was partially devoured. MRS. HASKELL TO READ HERE St. Louisan Will Give Recital to Bene fit Library Fund. Under auspices of the Women's Council of Clubs, Mrs. Fenetta Sargent Haskell will appear at the Normal School auditorium tomorrow night to give a recital. The proceed of the re cital which will be the portion of the council, will be used in the library site fund. Mrs. Haskell, who is a St. Louis woman and a native Missourian, is considered one of the country's most expert dramatic readers. Her educa tion has been broad and she has had experience in reading before select audiences in all parts of this country. The subject of her recital tomorrow night will be "If I Were King." Ver satility is a salient feature of her work. She reads Dickens, Browning, Shakespeare and Hugo for the grown ups, and she entertains the children with poems written by James Whit comb Riley and others who wrote for children. BASEBALL SCORES National. New York 7, Brooklyn 3. Boston 5, Philadelphia 7. American. Washington 3-1, New York 4-3. The dedication of the new school house at Egypt Mills on October 14 will be the occasion for a huge cele bration in which eight county schools will take part. The celebration will last all day, and one of the interesting features of the event will be a school fair in which pupils and teachers will compete. Many teachers have notified the Egypt Mills School Board that they will at tend the celebration, bringing their pupils with them. A basket dinner will be served on the ground. Candidates for the various county offices have been invited to be present and address the gathering. Miss Emma L. Hoffman, principal of the school, and Miss Gertrude Shoults, assistant to Miss Hoffman, are in charge of the unique affair. Exhibits at the fair will be many farm products, and Seth Babcock of the Normal School, will preside as judge, awarding the prizes, the list of which has not been announced. The dedication exercises will begin at 10:30 in the morning, commencing with the invocation which will be said by the Rev. Lohmann of Egypt Mills. Prof. R. S. Douglas of the Normal School will make the dedicatory ad dress, which will be the principal ad dress in connection with the school ex ercises. The eight schools which will take part in the fair will offer exhibits which will remain on display through out the day. The city will bo decorated for the occasion, and business in Egypt Mills will be suspended during the ex ercises. KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS HAVE EVENING AT THE ELKS CLUB Luncheon and Dance Follow Installa tion Exercises Father Levan Delivers Address. The installation exercises of the Knights of Columbus, which were hqld in the lodge hall Tuesday evening, were followed by a social entertain ment at the Elks clubrooms. The ladies who did not dance play ed cards in the cozy rooms at the north end of the hall. But before the lodge members began to play cards and trip the light fantastic, sand wiches, coffee and ice cream were served. Five hundred sandwiches were ready to serve when the crowd reached the hall. Another supply was prepared aft er the guests arrived and began to feast. Father Levan, president of St. Vin cent's college, John Lilly and Leo Do hogne delivered addresses at the In stallation exercises. Several pretty musical selections were rendered dur ing the services. SENATOR WARNER IS DEAD AFTER A LONG ILLNESS Missourian Who Succeeded Cockrell, Became an Orphan When but Six Years Old. Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 4. Maj. Wil liam Warner, former United States Senator, died at his home in this city this afternoon after an extended ill ness. He was 77 years of age and had not been in good health for several years. Senator Warner, who was one of the few Republicans who have served Mis souri in the United States Senate, suc ceeded Frances M. Cockrell. He was born in Lafayette County, Mich., on June 11, 1839. When he was six years of age his parents died. He went to work in a mine when but a child and at the age of 10 was aided by a storekeeper who gave him a po sition. His education was obtained through his own efforts. U. S. AVOIDS CANADA SHIPS FOR JAP MAILS Tokio, Oct 4. Acting on instruc tions from Washington, United States Postal Agent John M. Darrah has dis continued sending mail matter by Ca nadiaan Pacific shjps, on account of the delays and annoyances of the cen sorship. Instead, Japanese ships will be used, although it is not known whether mail will b free of censor ship their either. It is expected, how ever, the Japanese will not inaugurate a mail censorship. RECOMMENDATIONS OF COMMITTEES TAKEN County Judges Prune Lists to Half Size and Announce Results. Election Judges who shall preside at all of the precincts in the county at the general election November 7 were named yesterday by the County Court. At each polling place in each of the precincts there will be stationed six Judges selected from the Republican and Democratic parties, three from each party. Several days ago, the Republican and Democratic County Committees drew up lists of names of their par tisans who were recommended for the postion as Judge. For each nrecinct. each of the committees offered the names of twice as many men as were i needed and it was the dutv of the, court to make a selection among the recommendations of the committees or if none was suitable, the court selects outside the recommendations. The lineup for the Judges this fall is as follows by townships and pre cincts. The names are listed with the Republicans as the first three names and Democrats as the last three names: Applecreek Township. Appleton Precinct. Fepublican: A 7 Cotner, H. W. Shon'ts, G. A. Shaefer; Democrats: Leo. M. Bucheit, Theo. W. Meyer. Cal vin Unger. Daisy Precinct. I. O. Kurre, Frank Horn, Ora Wills: M. L. Morton, T. B. Crites, D. M. Will;:. Friedheim Precinct. F. Moeller, F. J. Tacke, Harry Roer nigke; Wm. Schmle, J. H. Lorenz, Chap Stearns. Oak Ridge Precinct. Wm. Tacke, Leo Bonney, Wm. Kay ser Jr.; D. A. Drum, Rufus Reid, W. F. Clipnard. Bryd (Courthouse Precinct. Blucher Sperling, Louis Koch, War ren L. Mabrey; R. K. Wilson, Wilson La Pierre, Wm. F. Schade. Turner Hall Precinct. John G. Putz, John W. A. Meier, T. P. Racerty; J. E. Schmuke, Louis E. Kies, J. R. Bowman. Cape Girardeau Township. Courthouse Precinct. Aug. Brunkhorst, G. W. Schack, E. F. Regenhardt; A. H. Mueller, H. G. Dempsey, Joel T. Nunn Sr. Bottling Works Precinct. Herman Rabich, Wm. B. Schaefer, F. W. Bertling; G. S. Summers, John A. Vandeven, P. H. Hopper. Steimle Precinct. Gust Schultz, Rudolph fctehr, Louis Blattner; Dr. B. W. Willis, J. F. Neal, J. F. Fuerth. Klostermann Prednct. E. W. Flentge, W. J. Casey, J. C. Fowler; R. B. Andrews, H. P. Gaines, John F. Reynolds. West End Precinct. Eric H. Weiss, Wm. J. Meyer, Den nis Scivally; A. C. Bowman, Ben Cald well, C. M. Taylor. Pecan Grove Precinct. Alvin Feuerhahn, Edward Schneider, Edwin Keller; Pressley Hopper, Geo. L. Lansmon, Henry J. Schwepker. Hubble Township. Gordonville Precinct. Paul Fiehler, Albert J. Kinder, Wm. G. Sander; W. S. Poe, Ed O'Neal, L. W. Asling. Dutehtown Precinct. Jacob Eggimann, Wm. H. Bartels, John Schwab; Zettie Thompson, S. A Johnson, J. M. Johnson. ; Allenville Precinct. Otto F. Willa, Herman Eggimar.n, Wm. Brase; W. H. Lewis, C. B. Ford, Noah Young. Whitewater Precinct. Lee Rhodes, Herman Wedekind, O. Kinder; A. A. Runnels, Henry Reek er, O. P. Adams. Tilsit Precinct. Wm. Daume, Wm. A. Deneke, Wm. Voges; F. J. Sander, August Voshage, George Young. (Continued on page three.) rl PI m ft tj&r ' 1 H;f ' S ff W I I ;i - & iLj lu his Ciinipaigti for re-election President Wilson is delivering speeches from the porch of Shadow Lawn, the summer White House, near Ashury Park, X. J. He is here ihown addressing a lare asseinnlnge. CITY APPEALS ITS TRAFFIC ORDINANCE Will Test Snider's Opinion in a Higher Court Other News. Judge John A. Snider's ruling in Common Pleas Court in which he knocked out the provisions of the city's ordinance on traffic and stopping ve hicles in the Ftreets, yesterday was ap pealed to the St. Louis Court of Ap peals by City Counselor O. A. Kne hans. Judge Snider declared the traffic or dinance unrealizable and unconstitu tional for cities of the third class, in his decision handed down several days ago in the trial of a complaint against G K. Tinsley, who was arrested and fined in Police Court for stopping and standing his auto in the middle of the street. Tinsley appealed the case to the Common Pleas Court where he won it. and on the instructions of Mayor Kage, Knehans yesterday prepared to appeal. The traffic ordinance as it now stands on the books of the city is modelled after the ordinances in St. Louis and Springfield, Mo., where they are considered by jurists to be models. Knehans and the Mayor also contend that the State laws give the city the right to make an ordinance such as the Cape now has. In taking the appeal, Judge Snider declined to give the city credit forhe $10 appeal fees and Knehans furnish ed the funds for the appeal out of his own pocket. A motion also was filed in Common Pleas Court yesterday to allow a non suit in the Dyer $10,000 carnage suit against the Frisco which was taken from the .iury last week by the Judge and a verdict for a railroad ordered, the Judge declaring that the attorneys for the plaintiff failed to make a case. A non-suit may be taken under the law at any time before a case is al lowed to go to a jury. In this suit, al though the suit was decided, it was decided on the orders of the court and the attorneys for Mrs. Dyer assert that the issues never have gone be fore a jury for its consideration and for that reason a non-suit is possible. In the event that the Judge, who re served his opinion till later, allows the non-suit, the damage suit against the Frisco will be brought in a different manner. BREACH OF UROMISE SUIT BRINGS OFFER TO WED New York, Oct. 4. Miss Anna Kuh nel, who has just started suit for al leged breach of promise to marry against Jacob Kenkel, was taken back when the latter replied by filing in le gal form an offer to carry out the al leged contract "at the City Hall or elsewhere in any lawful manner agree able to the defendant and which she may suggest." Miss Kuhnel is think ing it over. Her lawyer advises her the offer to kill her case. Of RUSSELL GOES UNDER X-RAY EXAMINATION Congressman Will Know by Week's End Character of His Malady. Congressman Joseph J. Russell, who was taken to St. Louis a short time ago for treatment for bowel trouble, has had an x-ray examination made at St. John's Hospital by one of St. Louis' foremost diagnosticians. Dr. William Englebach. It will not be definitely known until the end of this week whether or not an operation will be necessary in or der to restore Congressman Russell to good health. The physicians who al- I ready have made an examination of his j trouble have declared that it is higk- ly possible that an operation may he essential before he may get well. Thy believe that there is something seriously wrong with his bowels which twill force an operation at some time l before he recovers. Following the trip to St. Louis which tired him. Congressman Russell is feel ing much encouraged and is consider ably stronger. The malady with which he is suffering does not affect his en tire body and his features have the appearance of good health. He became ill several weeks ago at Washington and was confined to his bed there. He grew stronger and on the final day of the session, just closed, he had a relapse. DOC EDWRDS LEAVES HOSPITAL Auto Man is Recovering from Threat ened Attack of Typhoid. Oliver CI. (Doc) Edwards, automo bile and garage proprietor, who has been seriously ill in St. F ancis' Hos pital, yesterday left the hospitil. Edwards still is in a weakened con dition and it will so oral days be fore he will be entirely re-'ovred fro n the attack of illness that put him in the hospital. It was believed for a while that h." was suffering with a severe attack of typhoid fever. He was taken to ttw hospital promptly and it is belif ved the fever was broken up by quick treat ment. He does not expect to resum" hi work for a few days until he can re gain his strength. SCII UCIIERT'S BAND TO END CONCERTS SUNDAY The Schuchert Concert Band will give its last free concert of the sea son at 2:30 Sunday afternoon. Every member of the organization will take part in this recital, which, of course, will be held in Court house Park. Dr. Schuchert has decided to dis continue the concerts for this year on account of the unpleasantly cool weather. They will be revived next spring and will be a weekly or semi-weekly event during the warm summer evenings. RUMANIAN ATROCITIES ARE EXPOSED BY U. S. Girls Driven to Trenches, Attack ed and Murdered 50,000 Killed. Special Dispatch to The Tribune. London, Oct. 4. The Rumanian in vasion of Bulgaria has failed and the Bulgarians are attempting a counte:--invasion, according io orfi.ial report received in London tonight. On the great part of the Dibrud.ia front, however, as well as in the Car pathians, the Russo-Rumanians have struck heavy blows against the Teuton-Bulgarian troops, capturing more than 4000 prisoners. Special Dispatch to The Tribune. Roi l in, Oct. 4. The Sofia corre spondent of the Frankfurter Zeitantf has submitted a report of the invo.-ti-gation of Rumanian at i .:! ies in Dob rujda, which was conducted by the Unit'-d States through Charge D'Af fairs Warfield. A trail of assassina tion and incendiarism wa followed everywhere and former reports with out exception were found to be correct by the investigation. Men of every station of life were shot and the prettiest girls were driven to the Rumanian trenches, attacked and murdered, especially in the vicin ity of Silistra. Many women and '.hi: dren were either shot, according c the report, or locked in buildings which were burned. The number of civilians killed is estimated by Warfield to he at least r0,000. Special Dispatch to The Tribune. London, Oct. 4. The Allies pressed forward today on both wings in Mace donia. The Servians, fighting on their own soil, captured seven towns, ac cording to Saloniki dispatches. T:,, greatest gains were made by the Ser vians and British. HOLD COURT AT ROADSIDE Bain and Benton Man Settle fur Dam age to Siebert Window. When Captain Wilson C. Bain yes terday afternoon started out to Ben ton to settle a damage suit brought by reason of the destruction of the plate-glass window in tha front of S. P. Siebert's store by an automobile a few days ago, he was met by the aut ovn?r at Kelso on his way to the Cape. The lawyer and the autoist got out of their respective machines, held a mutual court at the side of the road and settled the damages without get ting as far as a Justice of the Peace court. The car that did the damage at the Siebert store was owned by F. C Mil ler of Benton. His driver was run ning the machine a few days ago whn he stepped on the accelerator rather than a brake and dashed the car into the plate-glass window. Miller paid $11 for the window without a word of dissatisfaction, turned about and started back toward his home. B.iin did likewise. MARRIED AND THEN SLEW WOMAN FOR HER .MONEY Sixty-four Year Old Man Believed to Have Murdered One Hundred Other Women. Grand Rapids, Mich., Oct. 4. Scott Maussell, A years old, pleaded guilty today to the murder of Mrs. Anna St. John, of Mayfield, N. Y., and wa3 sen tenced to life in prison. He lured the woman to Grand Rapids and married her on September 10. The following day he killed her in the woods two miles from Grand Rapids and took her money. ,An investigation has been started to ascertain the whereabouts of 100 other women to whom Maussel proposed marriage.