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lUE DAILY TRIBUNE. CAPE CIRAKJJEAIJ MISSOURI. FRIDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 13, 1916. WOMEN CREATE A SCENE BEFORE JUDGE D. P. DYER BRYAN MAY TURN RALLY HERE INTO BIG DRY JUBILEE MRS. WM. TRAUPE CELEBRATES HER 86TH BIRTHDAY Came to Cape from Germany in 1852 Relatives Have Surprise Party. HER HOME WAS MADE CIVIL WAR HOSPITAL MERRI WETHER ST. KERSTING WILL HUMP GETS INTO SPEND FOUR DAYS SUPREME COURT C. G. & N. Will Ask Writ of IN THIS COUNTY To Signal the Operator 'HEN you have been any other reason you wish to get the operator's attention at once, it is useless to "jiggle" the receiver hook. When the receiver hook is moved up and down rapidly, the operator does not answer because the signal light on the switchboard does not flash and attract her attention. The right way is to move the receiver hook up and down slowly, which causes the little switchboard light to glow and brings a prompt response from the operator. Patience and eliberate action always result in lessening the delay and are a great aid to the operator in getting I he right mumber for you. Every Bell Telephone is a Long Distance Station Cape Girardeau Bell Telephone Co. Statement of Ownership, Management, Circulation, etc., Required by the j Act of Congress of August 14, 1912, ! Of The Weekly, published weekly, at Cape Girardeau, Mo., for October l,j 11)16: State of Missouri, County of Cape Girardeau ss. Before me, a U. S. Commissioner in and for the State and county aforesaid, personally appeared James I. White side, who, having been duly sworn j according to law, deposes and says that he is one of the editors of The Weekly Tribune, and thatthefollowing is, to the best of his knowledge and belief, a true statement of the owner ship, management (and if a daily paper, the circulation), etc., of the aforesaid publication for the date shown in the above caption, required by the Act of August 24, 1912, em bodied in section Ai'i, Postal Laws an..' Regulations, printed on the reverse fide of this form, to-wit: 1. That the names and addresses of , ,. , . ... the publisher, editor, managing editor, and business manager are: Editor, James P. Whiteside; Business Man- ager, vacant; Publisher, Cape Girar- deau Publishing Co. 2. That the owners are: (Give the names and addresses of individual owners, or, if a corporation, give it-; name and the names and addresses of 1 Armory at Baltimore, where the i Jem stockholders owning or holding 1 perikeratic National convention of 1!ML' cent or more of the total amount of was held. stoik.) James P. Whiteside, Cape! rp. . . . . L , . . , I The nominee, m a statement hen: Girardeau; A. R. Zoelsmana, Cape Girardeau; Charles Blattner, Ca:,e ; pa,i t!i "idiUcan party stood for the Girardeau; A. D. Blomeyer, Cape : fo!Iov irifr policy: Girardeau; Meyer & Suedelcum, Cape i "We do not prop.-e to tolerate any Girardeau; M. O. Whiteside, Capo ' improper interference with A morie: i: Girardeau. ; . . ., . , ,, ,. property, with Anv-van mails or wt'ii ... That the known bondholders, j . . . mortgagees, and other security hold- j loK-tlnuto commercial mlcrceurse. ers owning or holding 1 per cent or! "-'o American who is exercising only more of total amount of bonds, mort-! American rights shall be put on any gages, or other securities are: (If ! blacklist by any foreign nat:on." there are none, so state.) None. j E irly in the day Hueh.es had author. 4. That the two paragraphs next ' ized the issuance of this statfmont above, giving the names of the own- Mr mCS was askr(j t()(Iav fo,. ers, stockholders, and security holders,; hi;; vipwq witll Pct to tho if any contain not only the list of : pubm.u.;.lie situation. He refused to stockholders and security holders as j (is,u,s it Hf s:ii,i ho was not in con they appear upon the books of thotrol of ofriciaI Jif,om,s an vas rot company, but also, in cases where the j in rcrpipt of o-chi iafori.,ation Ho stockholder or security holder appears , sa5d furthrr that ho ha(1 ,,0 t; L ,U,,MI11 as trustee or in nn- l,nv .... w imm j relation, the name of the person or corporaiion xor wnom sucn trustee is acting, is given; also that the said two paragraphs contain statements em- Dracing aniant s full knowledjre and i belief as to the r,i.mSt,Me ditions nndpr vl-w, ci'i.i , j k , . "Hivu fVITV 7VI iiiiitri iilHI security holders who do not appear upon the books of the com pan v as trustees, hold stock and securities in a capacity other than that of a bona- fl PH AUnM qnil V, C nC a. i ..x. .mi mm ctoiciiii nas no reason to believe that any other per son, association, or corporation has any interest direct or indirect in the said stock, bonds, or other securities than as so stated by him. 5. That the average number of each issue of this publication sold or wise, to paid subscribers during the six months preceding the date shown above. (This information "s required from daily publications distributed through the mails or other wis?. . . (Signed) James P. Whiteside. Sworn to and subscribed before me this third day of October. (Signed) F. A. Kage, U. S. Commissioner. given the wrong number, or for HUGHES WOULD MAKE ENGLAND HIT THE BALL G. O. P. Candidate for Presi dent Says He Won't Stand for Blacklist. WANTS COMMERCE AND MAILS SAFEGUARDED Rufusesto Discuss thr.Submarine Question Harpoons the Democrats. ,,-.-,,,,.., ! Hushes left Philadelphia todav for 1 f li j j rstown, Md., and Baltimore on his j 'est ward trip. He had only - two speeches o: today's program, the first jv.as delivered at Hagcrtown, shortly I. ... o , ., " Hi IV! U IIIH K Ull.-i ill III !:OOIl, .Will lit'' second tonight in the Fifth Regiment pmbarra,? the administration in deal . irtr with anv current matters as wh,vh t l,,;,-,; i,..., to the whole responsibility." Hughes attack ea the administra tion foreign and Mexican policies was i i i rou, neu ,n niore vigorous terms than any he has heretofore employed. "The administration asks for a vote of confidence," he raid, "but its de fenders ccrtninly shout in protest v hen 113 recor(l s being critically examined. When its humiliating failure to safe guard American rights is held up to deserved condemnaton it seeks to es cape by asserting that its conduct had no alternative but war; that to disap prove of its con-duct is to favor war." Hughes characterized that as an "as tounding assertion" which could not avail to "divert attention freni the se rious errors committed." "We all desire peace," he said, "but we desire peace to be honorably main tained by correct policies, by firm ia- I sistence on known rights, by deserv ing and holding the esteem of the world. We have not been kept out of war; we have not enforced our rights: we have sacrificed our honor." Mother and Wife of R. R. Foster Appeal on Knees for His Leniency. MAN GETS 5 YEARS FOR WHITE-SLAVE CHARGE P. O. Robbers Sentenced to Six and Eiyht Years in Prison at Leavenworth. The tearful supplications of a mother ;ui! a wife, coupled with that of a 1 1-year old son, pi-ailing with Federal Judge D. I. Dyer to show leniency toward Russell R. Foster, who pleaded guiity to a violation of the Main white siavo art, late yesterday afternoon formed ope of the most dra matic scenes ever held in the Cape U. S. District Court. Ai t' r I'oter h;id listened to the sen tence of live years in the Federal peui iesitiury at Leavenworth, K;in.. and a .'.a i f SlOu'i, his fa-.-e was stolid as he : t:iri-i to walk a v. ay v. :th D -jmty U. j s. sha! John L. I enno lv. v was f.iiaed and tho!than h on the I,enwratic party, Judge .-caivoly had turned from his Vsk to cns his court work for th alt?:-iv)vi iKVoro Fosters Mile and his mother, a woman 72 years oM. cai'gH the .lad;.- '"s coat sleeve and besooeh- ! cd him to reprieve, th" man. Thev thn w thi m-T?, upon their knees be. Core the Ju ?"i and lamentations, voice;! their appeal he sentence. .fn.lpo Ihrv. v---ho in wrounciro iho ncr ilii.n i-o. hud (iecl:;- l of the V.-.vr ii.-t v ot:"' of th" r.:n:t (la'-rrar '' ever had heard. su-,,sm()r.ei the deputy marshal to take the v.'omm and bov awav f n i Mil. as th"v obstri :: tcd h; evf-ry sti n on ti.e of the '.;uitreor.i iv to h'.s o". il.Tl leen t.'lKi ll !.:.. k to the Citv Jail to b- h-ld til! Frida. when ho'probalily will be '-eiv.oved to I.oaven;orth, the women k- ft thr courtroom and motored bade to their "homo at Crowdor. Foster is th proprietor of a snail re-ta'irar.t in Crowder. Un to the time o h's arrest last week, he conducted the rcst:sur:;?:t n.t from iU prot ee.f end ivor.'-d to maint:iin hi-; family and ! at t!ie same f iiro ivake a Ii ing for his j mother and his father-in-law, who is 77 vears old. ! He v::s charged ;u an indictm-r.t re turned lat April, wi'.ii iiavin;: induced his bii.thei's wife, whi a!.-o lived at Crowder. to leave her home ami go with him t.) Fioriila. Thry went to Florida, where he had promised her that lie would obtain a divorce from Lis own wife and at the same ,ti!iie obtain a decre? liberating her from Irs brother, so that they might he m.inird and live together in Florida. Tivy remained in Florida about three weeks and thereupon ivtUiT.e to Crowder. In their absence. Foster's brother took iiis two children and went into Kentucky to live. When the run away couple returned to Crowdor, Fos ter's wife took him bak and they re sumed their life p Crowder. while the sister-in-law, with whom he had run awav, went to Sikeston where ,-he ivnv is working in a restaurant. The counts were placed against him in the indictment and when Foster pleaded guilty to the first, the second was dismissed by the United Statvs attorney. Foster's wife and mother and son will return te. the Cape withm a couple of days to see him before he is re moved to the Federal prison. Charles F roy Cooper and Boy Bur ns yesterday entered picas of girlty to post-orico robbery a:;d they were sentenced to serve tonus in the Federal prison. On the first count in ihe indictment, each was given five years in the prison and a fire of SI 000, and on the second count. Cooper war. ! given three years ami Burris a sen-j tenc? of a year and a day. so that I Burns will servo six years and one lays, while Cooper will serve eight years in prison. Tho Federal Court yesterday was oc cupied for the most part by the trial of the S! 5.000 damage suit of the Sikeston Mercantile Co.. against the Pierce Oil Company. A night session of court lasting from 7::0 tii 0 o'clock was held in order to rush the case along and the testi mony has not all ben presented to the jury. It is expected that the case will be closed today, however, and the jury will be given an opportunity to dee'de the case. Ore jury was divided on the trial of the case six months ago. Lauron E. Phlieger, former post- Col. Gardner's Friends Fear Commoner Will Spill the Beans Next Tuesday. HIS MICHIGAN TALKS JARS WET DEMOCRATS He Urged Michigan Democrats tn Ycle State Dry and May Repeat Speech Here. Wet Democrats who have gloating over the fact that William J. Bryan would visit Cape Girardeau on Octo ber 17, have been seized with the chills since .Mr. Bryan made a speech in Grand Rapids, Mich., on October 6, urgi.ig the Democrats of that State to vote for State-wide prohibition, which also will be submitted in Michigan on November 7, the date Missouri will vole on the issue. Mi Bryan, who visited Grand Rap- j ids to make a Democratic speech, dwelt nore on the question of prohibition j it is presumed that he will urge j the. Democrats to vote dry in his tent speech in Cape Girardeau next Tues day. The wet Democrats in this county were supporters of Col. F. I). Gardner in the primary campaign, and as Col. Gardner is going to speak from the same platform that Uryan does, it is feared b- tho Democratic county lead- !,.. ., cee.h l.v l?rv.in would put the soft pedal upon the Democratic andldate for Governor. Dry leaders in this county were elat ed at the reports of Bryan's speech in Grand Rapids, and they feel sure he will touch ihe same subject here, be ;;uiso ,,f the fact that pm-hibition will I be voted upon in Missouri on the same tlio noinli of ATiVbin-on will decide the wet and dry issue. "Vet Democrats have been consider ing .he advisability of taking the mat ter up with the Democratic State Com mittee, in the hope that Mr. Bryan i mig'nt be induced to steer clear of tho ! wet nnd dn i.-s;i " in his tiiopph here. , .... ... , . ... , , . A inn mis imu'i ii;. o,i-n iiu.uniuinii. ,vh -t ,.0f.nl1p,i ihnt aT n,.van took the stump against a wet Demo cratic candidate for Governor in Ne braska four vcars ago, the local lead ers have decided they would only spill ihe beans by agitating this question. To approach the Commoner with a donvmd to censor his talk, it is be liewd, would be the signal for hos tilities. The wet Democrats have. therefore, determined to sit tight and not roc'.- the boat. If Bryan makes a prohibition sp'c-h, they will take their medicine, r.nd if he avoids the subject, they ill assemble in some ;uiet phice after the meeting, and join in singing 'hat famous ballad, "Hail, bail, the gang's all here!" Tho plan." to send former Governor Patterson of Tennessee to Cape Gir ardeau County have been side-tracked, local wet Democrats say. Mr. Patter son is ore of the prohibition party's best known speakers and is a brother-in-law of Col. Gardner. Patterson in sis'o.I on speaking in Missouri in be half of hi., brother-in-law's candidacy, and the Stp.te Committee accepted his offer. He was originally billed for a speech here on Ihe day that Bryan will be in the Cape, but this plan was derailed. As soon as the wet Democrats learned hit Patterson was headed this way, thev sounded the distress signal. In accordance with the wishes of the lo cal lender.-;, the State Committee there, upon changed Mr. Patterson's itinerary so thrt it would miss Cape Girardeau County. It is understood that the ma jor part of his time ?ill be spent in counties that are known to be dry. Having disnosed of Patterson, the local leaders thought the future look ed pretty rosy. The Bryan incident however, has put a dent in the spirits of the lora! leaders who are now mak ing arrangements to entertain the Commoner next Tuesdav afternoon. No. Six-Sixty-Six Thi ti a prescription prepared especially (or MALARIA or CHILLS & FEVER. Five or six doses will break any case, and if taken then as a tonic the Fever will not return. It acts on the liver better than Calomel and does not ripc oi silken. 25c master at Caruthersville, yesterday pleaded guilty to mismanagement of post-office funds and on the recom mentation of the United States attor ney, he was fined the amount of his de fault. $678.93. Phlieger was indicted by the Grand Jury that met Monday. Once Fled Across River to Safety in War Lrves Alone in Cape. Mrs. Wilhelmina Traupe, for more than half a century a resident of Cape Girardeau, yesterday celebrated her eighty-sixth birthday. Her birthday was the occasion of a surprise party at her home on the second floor at Sprigg and Independence streets, when a large number of her relatives gath ered for a lunch and afternoon visit. Mrs. Traupe is one of the city's most remarkable characters. She lives by herself in the house on the southeast corner of Sprigg and Independence streets, where she and her husband started housekeeping 6?, years ago, just after they had been married. She has been forced to leave that place but twice, and only once did she leave the premises entirely. In the days of the Civil War, while her nusband, William Traupe, who died in the Cape 21 years ago, was away from home fighting with the Federal troops, the Traupe residence on that corner was converted into a military hospital. It was a house on the out rkirts of the town at that time, and was highly desirable as a hospital for the wounded soldiers. Mrs. Traupe moved with her chil dren out of the place into the home of her mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Klages, who lived in a small house on the same lot on which the Traupe home stood. Dining the war, however, when the city of Cape Girardeau was being at tacked, Mrs. Traupe and her two chil dren, who now are Mrs. John Schmidt of (117 Independence street, and Mrs. Gus Stein of Morgan Oak and South Ellis streets, were forced to flee across the river to East Cape to seek protec tion. She remained away from kome but one day when she was allowed to re turn to her domicile. In recent years she has resided alone at the place and does all of her own housework. She carried her own kindlings, water and all manner of provisions upstairs to her residence herself. Yesterday when the party of chil dren, grandchildren and great-grandchildren called at her door, she was overcome with emotion and broke down in tears. She was born in the province of Hanover, Germany, and came to the United States in 18r2. She was mar ried the following year to Mr. Traupe Hrtr mother, Mrs. Klages, who dier 18 years ago, lived to be 95 years old Mrs. Traupe has been a member of the Lutheran Church for years. Among the visitors who called at her home yesterday afternoon to help celebrate her birthday were: Mr. ami Mrs. Chris Stein of Gordonville. Mr, Stein is 9.'5 years old, and he walks with a step as spry and quick as a man of "0. He makes regular jour neys afoot from Gordonville to the Cape and often walks from the Cape to Jackson. His wife is more than 70 years old. Mrs. Traupe understands English when it is spoken to her, but she con ducts all of her own discourse in the German tongue. Her children are: Mrs. Schmidt and Mrs. Gus Stein. The grandchildren are: Mrs. Henry Bangert, of Gordonville; Mrs. G. H. Gross, of 801 William street,and Mr. Gus Schmidt, of South Boulevard, all children of Mrs. Schmdit; Mrs. Linda Oaks, of South Fountain street; Mrs. Albert Kempe, of South Ellis street; Arthur Stein, of South Ellis street; William Stein and Gus Stein, of St Louis. The great-grandchildren are: Alma Bangert, of Gordonville; Leona Gross, of the Cape; Harry Stein, Katherine Stein, Weldon Stein, and Ivan Oaks, all of the Cape. One brother also is living, Chris tian Klages, who resides next door to Mrs. Traupe on Sprigg street. Those who visited the Traupe residence yes terday took with them flowers enough to make a veritable bower of her home, and the materials for a luncheon which was served in the afternoon. DIID.nif. Will Are Rheumatism, Neu-, ralgia. Headaches, Cramps, Colie Sprains, Bruises, Cuts, Burns, Old Sorest Tetter, Ring-Worm, EcJ zema, etc. Antiseptic Anodyne, used internally or externally. 25c Prohibition to Hold Up Paving Work. JOHN A. HOPE WILL FILE PETITION ON TUESDAY Himmelberger-Whitelaw Sui Comes up in Supreme Court Monday. That the question of taking the hump out of Merriwether street and improving that thoroughfare will be taken to the Missouri Supreme Court this week became known in the Cape yesterday. Senator Thomas F. Lane, attorney for the city, received a no tice that the Cape Girardeau & North ern Railroad will appeal to the Su premo Court to stop the proceedings here. A suit is pending in the Common Pleas Court to have the grade changed for paving Merriwether street. In so doing, it is necessary to appoint a commission of three men to assess benefits and damages against the property that will be affected. The suit now in Common Pleas Court names as defendants only those owning property on Merriwether street between Aqnamsi and Sprigg, the seg ment that will be improved with pav ing. It is urged by the attorneys for the lailroad that a benefit district should be outlined in which property owners should be made to share the expense of the improvement. That phase of the case was tried re cently before Judge John A. Snider of the Common Pleas Court, and he overruled the objections of John A. Hope, attorney for the railroad, and named the board of commissioners. The commission was composed of A. C. Vasterling, C. C. Halley and Den nis Scivally, County Highway Engi neer. The notice that Lane received yes terday was a notification from Hope that he will file a petition in the Su preme Court asking for a writ of pro hibition restraining the Common Pleas Court, Judge Snider, and the city offi cials as well as the members of the commission from going ahead with the Merriwether street property appraise ment. Should the Supreme Court enter tain the petition, the case will have to be tried out before the tribunal and it will be years before the improve ment work may proceed. At the same time that Lane received the Merriwether street notification, he was advised that the J. H. Himmel- berger-R. G. Whitelaw suit over a $10,000 on a note conected with the fi nances of the Cape's ttreet railways, will be taken up in a new phase in the Supreme Court tomorrow. Whitelaw appealed a judgment that Mr. Himmelberger obtained against him for $10,000 to the Supreme Court. On June 26, last, Senator Lane and Maj. Giboney Houck, as Whitelaw's at torneys obtained a writ of error in the Supreme court, and now Himmelberg er's attorneys have filed a motion to dismiss the writ of error. This will be argued before that tribunal at once. FIGHTING DISTURBS PEACE G. O. Kinder Files Complaint Against Walter Eakins of Whitewater. A complaint yesterday was filed in the office of J. Henry Caruthers, prose cuting attorney, charging Walter Eak- ns of Whitewater with disturbing the peace of G. O. Kinder, merchant and business man at Whitewater. Kinder made the complaint and Eak ins will be arraigned before Justice of the Peoce O. P. Adams probably to- morrow, ine cnarge grows oui ot a fight in which Eakins is said to have taken part. GELDMACHER WED3 TODAY Ceremony Will be at Parsonage in Jackson at 3 this Afternoon. The wedding of Miss Louise Wolters and Chris Geldmacher, both of the Cape, will be held at 3 o'clock this aft ernoon at the home of Rev. W. G. Langehennig, the Lutheran parsonage in Jackson. Miss Bertha Basil will be brides maid and Mr. Geldmacher will be at tended by Earl Schutz. Only intimate friends and relatives of the couple will attend the affair. The couple will make their home in a place which Mr. Geld macher-has built in the Koch addi tion of Cape. Former Head of Germm Americans in St. Louis to Speak Twice a Day. DICKEY AND BRITTON COMING NEXT WEEK Will Make Tour of Counly.Speak ing at Ten Towns-Bi Meeting Here. H?nry A. Ker.-ting, formerly presi dent of the German-American Alliam-e of St. Louis, and one of the best known Republican lawyers in that city, will spend four days in Cape Girardeau County this week, campaigning in the interest of the Republican ticket. While his itinerary has not been definitely arranged by Henry Puis, sec retary of the Republican County Com mittee, Mr. Puis informed The Trib une yesterday that Mr. Kersting would speak in lYiodheim, Appleton. :w Wells, Pocahontas, Kgypt Mills and Gordonville. He will visit other cities in the county, but these will be an nounced later. Mr. Kersting will arrive in Jackson Wednesday morning, and wiil speak at Friedheim in the afternoon. That night he will address the voters of Appleton. He will make at least two speeches each day during his tour of the coun ty. Mr. Kersting will speak in both German and Knglish. The County Committee has been asked to have him deliver several speeches in German, and these requests will be granted. M Kersting was a candidate for the Republican nomination for Corgre-is against Jacob Meeker in the Tenth Congressional district of St. Louis, bat was defeated in the primaries. This district was represented for 20 years by Richard BarthoIJt, who sjoke in Jackson and the Cape Saturday after noon and evening. Walter S. Dickey, Republican re, inee for United States Senator, Roy F. Britton. candidate fcr Lieutenant- Governor, and Dr. J. W. Hill, a prom inent Republican of N'ew York State, will spend next Monday in Cape Girardeau County. After speaking in ten towns in the county, they will con clude their tour with a meeting in thi city, which probably will be held in tho Courthouse. Three speakers, accompanied by a party of political friends, will reach the Cape in a special train Sunday night. They will have breakfast in their private car shortly after f' o'clock next Monday morning, after which thev will depart on an automo bile tour of the county, speaking f.rt at Dutchtown at 8:13. From Dutch town they will proceed to Gordonville, then to Tilsit, Burfordville, Appleton, Shawneetown, New Wells. Pocahon tas, Fruitland and then to Jackson, where a meeting has bepn arranged for the Courthouse at 7 o'clock in the even ing. They will reach Cape Girarde:ui by 8 o'clock for the meetinsr at the Courthouse. WM. GROSS TO WED EMMA HAGER SOON Thanksgiving Set as Date of Marriage of Gordonville Couple. William Gross, well-known young farmer of Gordonville, and Mis Km ma Hager, a daughter of Mr. and ?.Is. Philip Hager of Gordonville, will be married on Thanksgiving Day, Novem ber ."0, it became known yesterday. The couple had planned to keep their wedding plans a secret from their large circle of friends" until just a short time before the wedding, but the news leaked out and their friends learned definitely of the marriage plan yesterday. The wedding will mark the union of two of the county's oldest and best known families. Young Gross is a son of a retired farmer, and likewise his bride-elect, is the daughter of a re tired farmer. After their marriage they will settle on a farm near Gordonville. Gross, who is about 24 years old, is a son of Christian Gross, the retired farmer of Gordonville. For the last 1.1 years, young Gross has been managing the farm of his grandmother, Mrs. Char lotta Poe. Half of the town of Gordonville was built on the farm he now is working, and the other half of the town was built on his father's farm.