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THE WEEKLY TRIBUNE AND CAPE COUNTY HERALD. FRIDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 13, 1916.
We are doing our utmost to conduct this Bank on the principle that our first duty is to our customers, and to do it as courteously as we know how. Won't you give us a chance to serve you. Member Federal Reserve System CITY NEWS IN BRIEF Miss Josephine Keck of IMainview, Tex., will arrive in the Cape Sunday to le the guest of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Deal for the winter. John R. Lett yesterdya came up from Charleston on a business visit. F. Kahm came down to the Cape yesterday from Ste. Genevieve to transact business and visit with rela tives and friends. W. IT. Heiserror was a Denton busi ness visitor in the Cape yesterday aft ernoon and last r.ight. W. E. Walker came over to the Cape yesterday from Poplar Bluff on a busi ness visit. Herbert Price and Marvin Shorer of Pocahontas were business visitors in the Cape yesterday afternoon and last night. J. W. Hulsc-bus came up to the Cape yesterday from Poplar Bluff on a busi ness visit. E..C Robler was a Sikeston. budness visitor in the Cape yesterday after noon and last night. Mr. and Mrs. John L. Davis of Char leston were in the Cape yesterday aft ernoon. C. F. Hopkins came over to the Cape from Lutesville yesterday to visit with r. i i a i t : menus arm irar.Mm humhw.. Illinois Hausoleum association, yester day went down to Sikeston on a busi ness visit. Judge D. P. Dyer, accompanied by his staff of officials of the U. S. Dis trict Court. Clerk W. W. Xall, Deputy Clerk Irvin Mitchell, Deputy U. S. Marshal John I.. Kennedy. Assistant U. S. Attorneys Frank Woodward and Senator White, yesterday afternoon departed for St. Louis. The term of i Federal Court was closed here yester day morning when the Judge approved a record of Referee in Bankruptcy 0. A. Knehanc. The next term of court will Tie held in January when a special session will be held for the trial of the Jn-O.OOO damage suit of the First Na t'onn.l Bank against the American Surety Co., on a bond of the late cashier of the bank, Mr. Joseph. Judge Edward D. Hays yesterday afternoon spent several hours in Scott County motoring over the country in tho interests of his campaign for Cir- cuit Judge Warren L. Mabrey came over to the ("ape yesterday on a business visit and to see political friends. Word yesterday was received from Capt. H. W. Bridges, Republican can didate for Cape County's representa tive in the General Assembly, saying that he is doing well on his speaking tour in Madison and Bollinger coun ties. He has been working out of Fredericktown for the last few days, and reports large crowds at all Re publican gatherings in the county. He will be gone for about two weeks. J. Henry Caruthers yetserday went to Whitewater, where Walter Akins was fined S4 and costs on a charge of disturbing the peace of G. O. Kinder, who made the complaint a couple days ago. While the trial was in progress, William Fingerhutt filed an applica tion to have Akins put under a peace bond, on account of threates, which he declared Akins had made against him. Akins eventually was allowed to go without a peace bond, however. Mayor Kage Wednesday evening performed the marriage ceremony for Otto Schrader and Nora Lancaster, both of the Cape. Schrader, who is 28 years old, is an employe of the tele phone company. His bride is S3 years old. Thev will reside on South Benton ESS street. Deputy Sheriff W. J. Segraves yes terday arrested R. A. Hancock, who was wanted by the police in Arkansas on a charge of violating the liquor laws. He was taken before Justice of the Peace W. H. Wilier where he gave bond with H. E. Alexander as security. He declared that he will waive extra dition and return to Arkanssa to face the charge against him. He will leave today. The condition of Dr. R. F. Wichter ich who, yesterday was confined to his home with an attack of malaria and a severe cold, was slightly improved last night. The malaria and cold is accompanied by a sore throat, and un der orders of his physician, Dr. Wich terich has been kept indoors all day long. A year ago he suffered a sim ilar attack of malaria, sore throat and cold. WILSON ATTACKS JUSTICE HUGHES President Makes Political Speech in Spite of Promise He Would Not. Indianapolis, Oct. 12. Assailing Charles E. Hughes personally for the first time in the campaign. President ! Wilson said today Any man who revives sectionalism in this country is unworthy of the con fidence of the nation." The great crowd cheered loudly for several minutes. "I did not come here to talk politics, as you well know," the President sud denly broke out, during a plea for good roads, "but I must say this," and he spoke of the "sectionalism" issue raised by his political opponents. "The man who raises this cry of sec tionalism." he said, "shows his own provincialism, his own ignorance. It is the depth of antipatriotic feeling." The President then said a united front is absolutely necessary for the new nationalism of America. "With one body pulling one way and another pulling another we cannot do anything for the world. The United ! States must be ready with a united force. We can no longer play with the elements of our force. We have got to combine the efforts of our indus- trials under expert leadership along the new lines of a new age I want to see universal co-operation,' the President said. Again, however, the President launched into politics, saying: "Politics as a means of running for office is contemptible." The President said at one time: "As a combination of thoughtful men gain a given end, it is all right. If I couldn't be associated with a Congress that did something, I'd quit. "A man told rne once that most politicians talked through their hats. Talkimr throueh hats should be a dead issue. Politics should be fea tured by this slogan, Tut up or shut up.'" DON'T HUG EVEN GIRLS, NEW HIGH SCHOOL RULE New York, Oct. 11. Don't kiss Gwendolyn good-bye. Don't throw your arms around Ma-1 both passed Trigonometry, Z-ll. Don't even wander around the halls with your arm around your best (girl, of course) friend's waist. These are the new rules at Wad leigh high school for girls. Infantile paralysis is partly to blame. The for mal notice reads: "Disease is contracted through per sonal contact, therefore abstain from demonstrations of affection." U. S. Government P r otection News From The County Seat The Jackson Social Club enjoyed a very pleasant evening at their hall last night, about 40 people being present. Miss Ruth McAtee came out from the Cape last night to attend the so cial dance at the Armory Hall. Hugh Raffcrty, who has been work ing at St. Charles, Mo., came home last night and has not decided whether he will go back or stay here. Mrs. W. H. Wagner is being sur prised today by a number of her friends on the occasion of her birth day. These surprises seem to be such pleasant affairs that they are becom ing very frequent. Lawrence Call and wife, who have been doing light housekeeping in the J. Daugherty home on South High street, yesterday moved into the hnus; with Wm. Rose on West Main street Marshall Stanley of Pocahontas to day visited with his cousin, Joe Ran dol and family. Mrs. Du Ree Jones and J. Hinkle yesterday visited Dr. Van Amburg and wife at Burfordville. The Baptist ladies today are hav ing their annual October supper in the basement of the church. Will Niblack and family, who have been working in the cotton fields, came home from Jonesboro, Ark. Mrs. Irene Golightly and children of Charleston are moving to this city and will accept two rooms of the Henry Dalton property on First South street. Mrs. Wm. Wagner Sr., today is en- terta-'ning a number of her friends at a luncheon. Mrs. Herman Mueller Jr., has gone to Bloomfield to visit her sister, Mrs. Franz Weber and family. Mr. and Mrs. Philip Heyde of Mas coutah are expected on a visit to their son, Wm. Heyde and daughter, Mrs. J. G. Kies and family. "TOOTHBRUSH" MUSTACHE RAGES IX LONDON London, Oct. 11. The military fash ion of the moment is the "toothbrush" mustache. Some writers assert that this fiendlishly ugly apology for a hirsute adornment has grown out of the desire of the Eritish Army to find a "terrible weapon to counter Germany frightfulness." The truth is that for years past the young men about town had adopted the American fashion of the clean-shaved upper lip. When, therefore, these J young men enlisted in the army and were instructed that i.t was necessary in the army to wear a mustache, in their rage they adopted the "tooth brush" mustache, as the nearest thing to none at all. It is described as "a small shrubbery under each nostril, and the rest of the upper lip hsaved." Civilians, are adopting the "tooth brush" just as they adopted the "Dun dreary" whiskers, walrus mustaches, and weeping mustaches in imitation of the soldiers at different periods of BRUME IS CHOSEN' FAIRGROUNDS CHIEF Street Commissioner Will Soc ceed Prescott as City Park Attendant. Fred Brunke, Street Commissioner, has been selected by Mayor Kage to succeed B. F. Prescott, superintendent of the Fairgrounds Park. The change will be made within the r.ext few days, or as soon as Mr. Prescott can obtain new quarters. Because of Mr. Brunke's knowledge of shrubbery and the care of plants, Mayor Kage selected him for the park position. He will really act more as a supervisor than as the superintend ent, but he will devote al! of his spare time to working in the park. Because he will not be given the salary of the park attendant, Mayor Kage will not expect him to do all of the work. He will take care of the buildings and the grounds, but when there is work to be done which will require much time, Mr. Brunke will be author ized to employ special help. Through this change the city will be able to save nearly the full amount of the salary now being paid to Pres cott. During the pant summer special help has been employed by Prescott, yet the work actually performed has not come up to expectations. DR. T. P. FRISTOE IS SERIOUSLY ILL Pelice Jydge Has Attack of Crip After Recovery From Pneumonia. Dr. Thomas P. Fristoe, Judge of the Police Court, yesterday was seriously ill at his home at 56 North Painter avenue, and it was believed that he would have a relapse of an attack of pneumonia with which he has suffered for the last two weeks. A week ago Dr. Fristoe was in a dangerous condition, but he passed the crisis in the attack of pneumonia safe ly and for the last week, he has been mending. f Yesterday, however, his condition was worse on account of grip. He wa confined to his bed yesterday after noon and last night, but his physicians believe that he will recover within a short time longer. He has been unable to attend to his duties as Judge in the Police Court, and yesterday when a case came up for trial, his place was filled by Mayor Kage, who is empowered to appoint a Justice of the Peace to the place. The Mayor served in the plare on the ready assent of all the men who were to come before him for trial. Fines of $5 and costs were assessed against four out of five young me who were arrested by Patrolman Ar thur C. Whitener, Pete Stone and Chief Hutson on a charge of shooting dice. The arrest was at about noon yes terday and all the men were loaded in to an automobile and hauled to the jail. Patrolman Whitener testified that he saw the dice go the rounds twice before he raided and broke up the game which was being conducted on Water street near the old mill op posite the Frisco station. James Adkins gained a continuance of his case till Thursday. The others received a stay of execution on their fines provided they pay the costs by October 25. DR. MAYO, FAMOUS SURGEON, IN CAPE Rochester, Minn., Man Visits City and Inspects IIosp iial, But is Unrecognized. Dr. Charles H. Mayo, one of the fa mous Mayo surgeons of Rochester, Minn., spent Saturday night in Cape J Girardeau, but his presence was known to but few people. He arrived at the riverfront early in the evening in his private steam boat, Minnesota. Dr. Mayo remained on the boat until after his evening meal, when he and a few friends, who accompanied him, embarked for an in spection of the city. Dr. 'Mayo inquired of Patrolman Whitener where the St. Francis Hos pital was located. He then walked to the hospital, but did not enter the in stitution. From the hospital they walk- ed over to Broadway and viewed the crowds for an hour or more, after which the party returned to the boat, j MAJOR INVITED SELF TO W.J. BRYAN RALLY L. B. Houck, Vinyard and Alex ander Won't Let R. B. Oliver Near Commoner. Gov. Eljiot W. Major, self-appointed campaign spell-binder for Colonel Fred D. Gardner, threw a political bomb in to the midst of the local Democratic party when he invited himself to speak at the William Jennings Bryan Demo cratic rally that will be held in the Cape next Tuesday. These facts be came known yesterday. When the Cape landed the Bryan meeting, Major; not awaiting a re quest from the local committee in charge of the affair, telegraphed Ben Vinyard that he intended to be here and defend the Major regime. Ben Vinyard was nearly palsied as he contemplated the manner in which Major pried his way into where he was not wanted. Vinyard summoned L. B. Houck, who is president of the club in charge of the rally, and Harry E. Alexander, who as president of the Southeast Missouri Democratic Club, has had experience in holding rallies. The three leaders held a conference, the result of which was the organiza tion of an inner mutual protective as sociation, whose main purpose is to be on guard against leaks such as oc curred last year, when Alexander pull ed off the October 14 rally. Alexander, although he tried, couldn't keep the Governor away last year. Major, who then was accompanied by Horace S. Rumsey, defeated candidate for Edward F. Goltra's place as Na tional Committeeman, came to the Cape last October and his treatment was described subsequently as shabby. At the same time that Alexander and Arthur L. Oliver, United States Attorney, who helped stage the rally here, were busy snubbing Major, Sen ator R. B. Oliver, who had aspired to Arthur Oliver's place as United States Attorney, stole a march. The prize visitors were Secretary of the Treasury William G. McAdoo, and Mrs. McAdoo, who before her mar riage, was Miss Wilson, a daughter of President Wilson. aie-wide By a petition of less than thirty thausand voters of a voting population of nearly eight hundred thousand. State-wide prohibition is again before the people of Missouri. Although the petitions were in general circulation for many months, only the small num ber of signatures mentioned was se cured. This may have been due to the fact that the temperance organizations were divided on the subject, the older organization failing to approve the raising of the question at this time The proposed amendment is in more drastic form this year than it was six vears ago, when the proposition was defeated by a majority of 218,000. Al though there was no wide-spread de mand for a reconsideration of the ques tion of State-wide prohibition, the State is aeain put to the expense of an election on the subject, and the peo ple will have to vote on it. THE SQUARE DEAL. . The fair man stands for the square deal doing unto others as he would be done by. He believes it is a poor rule that won't work both ways. If you are that kind of a man, we want a word with you on the matter of State-wide prohibition. You have prohibition now in your county through local option IF A MAJORITY OF THE PEOPLE FA VOR IT. The large cities regulate the liquor traffic via the High License Sys tem a majority of the people favor it. Would you think it fair to give the large cities in Missouri the power to vote saloons upon your COUNTY re gardless of your protest in the mat ter? Of course, you would not, and the cities have no powder nor dispo sition to do such an unjust thing. That's one way the prohibition rule works On the other hand, do you think it fair for YOUR COUNTY to vote the saloon out of the LARGE CITIES re gardless of their protest in the mat ter? You have the power, and you may do that very unjust thing. That's the OTHER way the prohibition rule DOESNT work." If the large cities have no power te make the county "wet," why should the county want to exercise its arbi trary power to make the cities dry? Should not the county DO AS IT WOULD BE DONE BY? A square deal for the "dry" COUNTIES, yes; but why should there not also be a square deal for the CITIES ? Should not the prohibition rule be made to work BOTH WAYS ? Cape on a special train. Alexander and Arthur L. Oliver planned to meet them. While they turned their backs to give Major and Rumsey the frozen stare, Senator R. B. Oliver dove through the crowd, met McAdoo and Goltra at the step of the private car and loaded them into one of his auto mobiles to be hauled to the speaking stand in the Courthouse Park. When Alexander and Artkr Oilver turned, the big man and the Pres ident's daughter were gone. "We don't ever want to let that hap pen again," Alexander declared. "You can't look around unless the Senator puts something over on you." This year, L. B. Houck, Ben Vinyard and Alexander are managing the show and they propose to guard against a repetition of the McAdoo steal with Mr. Bryan when he arrives here. They have taken Chief of Police Jeff Hutson into their confidence and expect to throw a hollow square around their man that will make him safe. The factional rivarly in the local arm of the Democratic organization al ready has made itself strongly felt in the work of the "Oil" or Finance Com mittee. The local club has found it virtually impossible to raise money. Ben Vinyard evolved a notion that gives the club an opportunity to make the donating trutly Democratic. Re serve seat coupons have been issued. The rally is supposed to be a free-for-all affair, but whenever one of the re serve seat coupons is filled out, it is accompanied with a "bone" which means that every one who get- a re serve seat will have to kick in for at least $1. CONVICT CANDY PULL ENDS IN DISASTER Anniston, Ala., Oct. II. -An old fashioned candy pulling in the Cal houn County Jail here resulted in a quantity of sorghum, a bucket of dis infectant and the overalls of Telas Morrison, a prisoner and official candy maker, went up in smoke. The pris oners were boiling the sorghum on an improvised stove when the disinfect ant caught fire. Morrison's overalls became ignited and he was badly burned. There will be no more candy pulling in the jail. Guests must content them selves with some other diversion. Prohibition in You believe in the majority rule that's why your county is "wet" or "dry" A MAJORITY OF THE PEO PLE ARE RULING. When Missouri votes on the "wet" and "dry" propo sition November 7th, should not the majority rule? Of course, it should, say you, and so say we all, but it may not. If the State gives a "dry" ma jority, all the State will be "dry," a majority ruling that's' ONE way the prohibition rule works. But if vthe State will not vote "wet," all the State will not be "wet," a majority not rul ingthat's the OTHER way the prohi bition rule DOESNT work! A "wet" majority of 100,000 will not make one additional foot of "wet" ter ritory in Missouri, while a "dry" ma jority of one vote will make ALL of the "wet" territory "dry." In other words, the prohibition majority rule does not work BOTH ways. Is this a SQUARE DEAL? Is it FAIR an RIGHT ? If a majority can make ALL the State "dry," why should not a ma jority make ALL the State wet?" WHO WILL ANSWER? HOME RULE IN MISSOURI Twenty-seven years ago a local op tion law was passed by the Missouri General Assembly, which permits each county in the State, and cities of over 2500 inhabitants, to withhold from or issue licenses to dramshops, as the people of the respective cities or coun ties may determine by their votes. This is true HOME RULE. It em bodies the American principle of local self-government. Your COUNTY has HOME RULE you have dealt with the liquor traffic without OUTSIDE in terference that is American and Democratic. But why should not the LARGE CITIES have HOME RULE, too, and be permitted to deal with the liquor question as seems best to them, without OUTSIDE interference? You don't want the CITIES to govern YOU in this matter; why should YOU want to govern the CITIES? Don't you think that if your county is permitted to be "wet" or "dry,' as it may elect, that the CITIES SHOULD HAVE THE SAME RIGHT? Isn't that fair? ISNT THE HOME RULE A SQUARE DEAL FOR CITIES AND COUNTRY ALIKE? If you tfiink the prohibition rule should be made to work BOTH ways, vote AGAINST the prohibition amendment. If you think a MAJORITY SHOULD RED SOX CAPTURE THE WORLD SERIES Bean Town Boys Take Four of the Five Games Played. Boston, Oct. 12. The Boston Amer icans are again the world's baseball champions. Before 42.620 persons (th largest crowd that ever witnessed a contest for the highest honors in base ball) the American League champions defeated the Brooklyn Nationals this afternoon by a score of 4 to 1 in the game that decided the world's series. Ernest Shore, Boston's big right hander, held the National League pen nant winners to three hits, one a scratch. The Bostons peppered Pfeffrr when runners were on the bags wait ing to score. The total attendance for the five games of the series was 162,859. and the receipts 384,590.50. The attend ance yesterday in which the players did not share in the receipts, was 42. 620, and the "gate" $83,873. The fig ures on the series were as follows: Total attendance, 162,859. Total receipts, $3S4,590.50. Each club's share, $92.$52.02. National Commission's share. $3S'. 459.05. Players share, $162,927.4. Of this $97,756.45 will be divided among the Red Sox and $65,169.98 among the Brooklyn players. Each Red Sox play er will receive S3910.25 and every man on the Brooklyn club will get S2833.47. SHOWS COAT MADE BY PRESIDENT JACKSON Chicago, Oct. 11. A ccat that was made by a former President of the United States, stitch by stitch and seam by seam, was proudly shown to day by Major H. T. Blackball of Chi cago. Ninety-four years ago a then illiterate youth of 20 made the coat in a little tailor shop in Raleigh, N. C, for General McClanahan. Years later the tailor boy became President. His name was Andrew Jackson. Blacknall married McClanahan's daughter and thus has inherited the coat. RULE, vote against the prohibition amendment. If you believe in HOME RULE, vote against the prohibition amendment. A "wet" vote is a vote to leave the COUNTRY "DRY" as it NOW is, and to leave th ecities-"VET" as they now ARE. Isn't that the FAIR WAY to settle the matter doingunto the cities as you would have the cities do unto the country, making the Home Rule work both ways? Constitutional prohibition would at a single stroke decapitate this prin ciple of Home Rule and destroy at a blow the inalienable right of local self government. CONSIDER THE COST. A total of $7,121,227.61 was paid by the liquor industry to the government of this State and the local subdivisions thereof during the last two-year pe riod, in LICENSE AND INSPECTION FEES ALONE. The regular taxs paid by the distillers, wholesalers, re tailers and various other industries al lied with the so-called liquor industry, do not enter into this total. If this source of income is wiped out, this seven million of dollars will have to be made up. THE ONLY WAY TO MAKE IT UP IS TO INCREASE THE STATE, CITY AND COUNTY TAX ES. The taxpayers will have to nav .seven million of dollars additional tax- es. Why should Missouri consider im posing seven million of dollars addi tional taxes on the people of the State at this time? Can Missouri and the counties and cities thereof afford to wipe out this income of seven million of dollars? The taxpayers of Missouri are asked to wipe out over half the income of the State during the next biennial period without putting anything in the place of it, and the farmer and merchant and mechanic and banker and professional man in Chariton County, or any other county in Missouri, in which the saloons have been voted out by the people under our existing local option law, 13 asked to increase his taxes about fifty per cent, in order to de prive St. Louis, Kansas City and other large cities of the privilege of a regu lated liquor traffic, which the people of the cities desire. Taxpayers will no doubt carefully consider this proposi tion before voting for State-wide pro hibition. Other people may try gov ernmental experiments of all kinds without any feeling of responsibility, but the taxpayer foots the bills, and Missouri he has to count the cost. Adv.