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Caps Girardeau, ifo rvrs UNE H H THE TRIBUNE'S CIRCULA TION IS THE LARGEST IN CAPE GIRARDEAU. THE TRIBUNE COVERS SOUTHEAST MISSOURI LIKE THE DEW. i A NEWSPAPER THAT PRINTS ALL THE NEWS THAT'S FIT TO PRINT AND PRINTS IT FIRST VOL. XV THE CAPE COUNTY HERALD, CAPE GIRARDEAU MISSOURI, DECEMBER 14. 1916. NUMBER 49 WJ 1 In j SENATE DEFEATS ANTI-JAP CLAUSE BY 41 TO 21 VOTE Immigration Measure Will be Voted Upon Today, Senators Believe. ACTION IS PLEASING TO PRESIDENT WILSON House Decides to Abandon Alas kan Fisheries for This Session. Special Dispatch to The Tribune. Washington, Dec. If.. Efforts of the Pacific Coast Senators to amend the Immigration Bill to make it solve the Japanese problem, was voted down this afternoon. The way now seems dear for a vote on the bill tomorrow. The amendment, excluding the Jap anese and all Asiatics from the United States, was defeated by a vote of 41 to 21 this afternoon. Had this clause been incorporated into the measure, all Japanese now living in tfie United States, who were admitted under the;These qualifications could be applied existing treaty and the "gentlemen's agreement," would have been corn polled to leave the country. An amendment was adopted to the bill today, shutting out all those who come to the country to seek temporary employment. Canadian laborers, how ever, are permitted to enter temporari ly for the purpose of helping to harv est the American crops along the bor der. The hope of passing the bill to regu late the Alaskan fisheries at this ses sion of Congress, was abandoned to night when the House failed to make any progress in a debate on the mea sure. The House adjourned without making any progress, and leaders an nounced the measure would be drop ped for the present session. The Senate's action, is settling the Japanese question, pleased President Wilson, who has been confronted with this question every time Congress con vened. The overwhelming defeat of the Japanese clause, it is said, will put an end to the agitation, at least for the time being. l.ieilll ;".ejtT ruiet..i m i MERCURY IT SLIGHTLY j The thermometer rose early this morning when a light snow began fall ing. A 5 o'clock the mercury showed 20 degrees above zero. "Earlier in the evening the temperature was slightly J lower than in the morning hours. A ! thermometer at the police station showed a temperature of 18 degrees at j p0sed upon five big packing companies ' S00fl liquor in the county are the pro 7 o'clock yesterday evening. j bv the Supreme Court of the State j hibition leaders, the majority of whom ' , ,t a j o..' ,...!. t.- Feb. 9. 1013. The companies took an i buy it by the wholesale and store it in io, o- '"" had predicted a drop m the tempera-1 ine un.w. ouu ture for 'Ihnrsciay. ine snow nau been predicted for Wedneslay morn-j0f inc. hut was delayed 24 hours. r i Wednesday morning the tempera ture varied in the different parts of the city. It is said that in the out skirts the mercury fell to 12 degrees, while the thermometer in front of the St. Charles drug store at 6 o'clock in the morning, degistered about 20 de grees. ST. CLAIR COUNTY APPARENTLY DEFEATS BOND COMPROMISE Osceola, Mo., Dec. 13. Reports reaching here today indicate that St. Clair County voted down yesterday the proposal to reduce its indebtedness to !?330,000 by which the old railroad bond fight would be settled. The bonds the debts on which have been growing larger and larger each year, were is-. sued in 1871 to aid the promoters of the Tebo & Neosho Railroad. It was not built, but the bonds have gone, on until now the holders claim a total of about $4,000,000. This is about the assessed valuation of the entire coun ty. Eastern holders of the bonds recent ly agreed to the compromise for $630, 000, and the election was held yester day to vote new bonds for that amount. The reports here show that Appleton Township, the largest in th county, cast its vtite tftTTdTy tirainsVthe compromise. CAPE WILL MAKE CONCERTED FIGHT FOR HUGE PLANT $10,000,000 Armour Esta blishment May be Located Here, is Belief. COMMERICAL CLUB TO DISCUSS IT TONIGHT Congressman Russell is Lending! His Assistance to Business Men. Every business and professional man in the city is expected to attend a meeting to be held this evening at the Commercial Club to suggest how Cape Girardeau can land the big Govern ment armor plant, a 10,000,000 en terprise. A special board was apjioint ed at the last session of Congress to determine the location for this plant. According to the specifications of j the act authorizing the establishment of this plant, it must bo at least 200 miles in the interior of the country and shall not be near a large city to Cape Girardeau, and for these rea- sons it is hoped that the plant can be landed for the Cape. It is said that Cairo, 111., is about the strongest com petitive bidder for the institution Cape Girardeau has to fight. The board appointed to find a suit able location for the plant will not visit the towns that make a bid for it. The selection will merely be made from the briefs and reports sent in by the representatives of all cities and I town, that are asking for the institu tion. Samuel F. Carter, president of the Commercial Club, was yesterday morning so informed by Congressman Russell. He advised the city to get j busy immediately and work hard fori the plan. At tonight's meeting there will be a discussion of the plans of the Com- mut'aiv,uum u,clw,"" trtl- lu iiwKsai'P .avrann-empnts -irp helno- m.. u v i, r nri. : , " ,v v . , ; their home, present. Thev claimed made for the change in the staff of! J officers of the club, who are to bethey attended our picnics to .see the installed at the regular meeting on the j Potato race and hear the speeches, but first Friday of next month. Sugges- j theV always bit half moons in the tions as to increasing business in the Cape will be heard and discussed. Congressman Russell is furnishing ! the Commercial Club with all the in- formation that he can obtain as to what methods this city must pursue, j He is eounted on to heln the Cane in : i its appeal to to Government. j : did almost consume us. 3 PACKING FIRMS TO The Men's Club members, like a PAY $23,000 FINESI5reut niany of the regular members jof the German-American Alliance, at- Je.Terson City. Dec. 13. Attorney- I tended the meetings of the organiza- General Barker stated today that he i could not give out anv definite infor- 1 ' mation as to the payment of fines im-1 - ..... .We appeal to the United States Supreme yestmlay they dismisscd ; thjs appeal, which leaves the mandate the Missouri court standing. The I follow in rr five eomuanies were fined ---- - $25,000 each: Swift & Co., Armour & Co., St. Louis Dressed Beef and Provi sion Company, Hammond Packing Co., and Nelson, Morris & Co. The St. Louis company no logger is in existence and perhaps one of the other companies has been absorbed. The State was not able to collect some of the fines imposed by the Su preme Court, although most of the fines were paid. The Attorney-General said that the State had not en tered into "any agreement as to the dismissal of the appeals in the United States Supreme Court, but he did not know at this time what arrangements would be made about paying the fines. He is desirous of collecting all the fines and interest thereon from the ate cf he decree of the Missouri Su preme Court. These suits were insti tuted by Gov. Major while he was At torney General and were based on vio lations of the anti-trust and anti-combine laws. DYER ASKS NEGRO SHAFT Washington, Dec. 13. Representa tive Dyer of St. Louis yesterday intro duced a bill providing for the erec tion in Washington of a $100,000 monument to the dead negro soldiers and sailors who lost their lives in the service of their country. - , - - ' i , , 1 t; - . rate . llH 1 JL? Part f tli- i!imit'iiie crowd that l)eir jippH'-erif ti The Japanese throne, tliriii'.- f liis ancestors. GERMAN-AMERICANS CONSUMED BY DRYS Alliance Official Explains How Prohibitionits Put Organiza tion Oat of Bf siness. The announcement in The Tribune yesterday that the German-American ! Alliance had decided to disband, came i as a distinct surprise to many of the organization's members. j The statement of prohibitionists had been consumed by the Men's Club, is partially correct, an official of the defunct organization stated yesterday. Ke said: "Here is the way tl-.e prohibitionists ! consumed is: E.ery time we gave picnic thre were a number of these Men's Club members, who ordinarily drink their liquor in the cellars of sandwiches and drank our beer. So many members of the Men's Club are men with great capacities, both as eat ers and drinkers. "When they got out into the woods, away from their friends, they were ike camels preparing lor a long drouth. In this way, the Men's Club tion only wnen tney were assured j "some filling would be on tap. It is said that some of the best .judges of their cellars. One of the dry cam- their cellars. One of Paign orators, who took an active part in the county option election two years putting the chickens to roost, said ago, bought a quart of whiskey each J Mrs. Short. day from a C::pe saloon, which was j "I stoppe1 instantly, and when I re consumed by the drys while thoy were j alized what I had done, I felt a great storming the colnty. I deal worse over the incident than the dog did. I was told that the collie W. C. U. ELECT OFFICERS Robert Zimmer is Chosen President for One Year. At the meeting of the Western Catholic Union at St. Mary's Hall last night, the officers for the ensuing year were elected. Reports of the va rious committees were read and ac cepted. Robert Zimmer was elected presi dent; Joseph Schonhoff, vice president; Henry Scherf, financial secretary; Frank Hohler, recording secretary; Anton Deinkim, treasurer, and Tony Hohler, marshal. The following five men were elected trustees: Charles sWn. Josenh Selle. Albert Wibben - meycr, John Schonhoff and Louis Kohlfeld. The newly-elected officers will be installed at the next regular monthly meeting. HARVEY JONES IS A PAPA. Stork Brings Druggist Ten-Pound Daughter for Xmw Present. Harvey Jones, clerk in the St. diar ies drug store, is a papa, and t pwatl one at that. The first visit of tk JAPANESE HONOR THEIR CROWN iivsernhlttl in Tokyo recently whrn Tliw people are vrititiug l ' the Collie Dog Puts Chicks to Roostj For Its Mistress Manning Short's Canine, Caught Fondling a Pullet, T Whinrwrl hv Inhn Rull Who Later Regrets It. A collie dog that knows when chick- ! tns ought to go to roost and insists ifVi.it fhf- vtii' u-hen thiv hffliine ' comos, is ownexl by Manning Short, j the letter canier, who lives at ll.'n j Xorth .Boulevard. ' ( xne og became custodian of the ; hen coop by watching Mrs. Short care for them last summer. The collie soon ; realized that she could be of assist ! auce to her mistress and she proved I th-it sh was riM , uiat sii was n..e. Jo.'in Bull, the street car man, who lives next door to the Shorts, yester day related to The Tribune the story of the collie and the. chickens. Mr. Bull said: "I wts at home the other evening reading when I heard a commotion among Mr. Short's chickens. I looked out of the window and saw the dog. She appeared to be trying to extermi nate the Short flock, and I hurried out to rescue the hens. "I grabbed a switch as I entered the hen house, and when I found the col lie on top of a hen, I iave the dog ! several keen cuts with the branch. While 1 was in the act of administer ing the punishment, 1 heard a voice from the Short home. "Stopping for a moment. I recog nized Mrs. Short's voice. 'She is justN iwas merely helping her mistress with the cveninc; chores. Whenever a hen became contrary, Mrs. Short said, the dog would catch her and hold her be tween her paws until the pullet agreed to behave. She would then release the chicken, .which would run for the roost. "The dog never injures a hen. She is strict with them, but even when she is compelled to punish one of the flock, she does it in such a gentle way that she only frightens the chicken. "I now have the highert respect for Mr. Short's collie." Rooseveltian bird to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jones was made yesterday ! morning, when the stork left a 10- pound girl. Miss Jones is to be christened Em manelle, in honor of both of its grand mothers. "This is Christmas enough for me," remarked the druggist yesterday aft ernoon. "I don't care now whether old Santa puts anything in my stock ing or -not. The stark has certainly been good t me." Mrs. Jones and little daughter a doing nicely, the at2nUpg' p3ryfeian announced last night. PRINCE ron 1'rinrf llirutiito was proclaimed prim.1 p:ts on hi way to til aacrt-d LEE SHELTON MADE GARDNER COLONEL ! c; OrernorEIct Also Honors Cape !'t th. radical i-lement Tn the Chamber will insist tint Fmne considc Man, Whose Name is .Germany's peace proposii!. A resolution, expressing confidence in the n v Withheld. : Government was carried tonight by a vote of "l-" to 10.1, which a di.-- i appointment. It had been predicted that the vote would b unanimous. j Lee ,Slielton of Kennett. Ihinkiin! I fWti.' w h .,,1,-1 k- n j Colonels, and the Dunklin leader has accepted, it became known in the Cape .yesterday. I MV. Shelton va; one of the fw j Democratic leaders in Dunklin County. who supported Gardner before the pri- mar.v. ccrueiius Koacii was the favor - He among the party leaders. As soon as Colonel Gardner was ctr- ts'n of hi.s election, he wrote lettji; p0jtjca to a number cf his close "' K " staff. Shelton's appointment is the first to be made in Southeast Missouri, although it is known that some an - pomtment has been promised to a Democrat in Cane Girardeau. The Tribune learned of the Portof m,n wh( arPVinK deported, the ego, out. euorts to disclose tne name of the new official have proved futile Ben Vinyard, secretaiy of the Wil-wm-Gsrdner Democratic Ciub, and T l r who nas ine new iiovernor s ear on j Southeast Missouri appointments, yes- j terday admitted that a Cape Girar deau Democrat had been honored by Col. Gardner, but he declined to reveal the name. "The position us more of an honor than anything else," said Mr. Vinyard. "I know it has been made, but I m not authorized to discuss it for publi- cation just yet. There may be sonic- thing more to announce later, conceit! - in j;' appointments for Southeast Mis - souri." Rumors to the effect that Mr. Yin yard is slated to become State In surance Commissioner, were denied by jlt - . . . - f V t ...... I V. ' . w . . . . . . am not a candidate for any ofrice," he said. LEARN HOW TO RUN YOUR FURNACE RIGHT Xe- York.Dec. 13. There' a les- son for every householder in the pamphlet on how to save coal, just given out heie by the Anthracite Bu reau of Information. Listen: Don't put in "too much coal or too little. Don't crowd it above the top of the firebrick lining in range, cylinder stove; or hot air furnace. Fill the fuel space twice a day in winter weather, heaping the coal slightly in the center. Don't add small quantities of coal several times a day, with attendant shakings. Shake the grate only twice a day before fresh coal is put in and stop when a bright light shows under neath. Don't leave the feed door open; it cools the heating surfaces. To check draft, open the check damper in the stovepipe and shut the ashpit door. L.Sce that the coal is properly cn-.-sumed and not shaven through the jrate to pass out with the ashes. Keep the asnpit npfcy. Don't tjse th wong sis of cal; it's uneconomical. ;LY TO FORC ACE I ! Failure to Express Confidence in New Government Leads to Belie Radicals Will War. 165 VOTE AGAINST GIVING GOVERNMENT ITS APPROVAf President Wilson Announces Tha He Will Insist That Allies Accep : Germany's Proposal to Discuss Peace. Special Dispatch to The Tribune. Paris, D'C l.'I. The action of the a uninamous vote of confidence to Premier Erir.nd, speaking on the peace proposition, however. intimaU-t that lu w;,uId oppose any negotiations looking to a settlement until Gi-r- many and nor allies nail been defeated in battle and forced to peace. Me warned the country to London, Dec. KJ. After a day of loaders calkd Germany's peace among the entente as a forerunner ! sea. Uaviu l.ioyu-tieorge is expected Holhvetr in the House of Commons Berlin, Dec. 13. The Admiralty 1 December 4 sunk the French transpoit, ! from Saloniki to France. j Periin, Dec. 1:. The text cf Germany's answer to the United States r.ef ' l'e-cardinj the deportations of the Belgians was published today in the rem ' official Xor.l Deut:ch Allegemeine Zeitung. It .-t-ts forth that the Unite ? i States is evidently misinformed and explains that l,500,0UO Belgians are si! i fering from unemployment, and to preserve the morals and insure the puL!.-.- j order and cafety. as provided by International law. the action had to he taken. 1 1 Ti i .r t i .u r i i , i e Thf order effects only those Be'ciai'.s who refuse to accept vrork. An or- . ... t, ,-' ., r.,.,-rait ir. t-. ioii w-M... fnr nr.. i fincment of Belt'ianv. who refuse to i number of Belgian workmen vouintanh uney are naio troon sa!;nes. 1 X .1- ! Washington. Dec. 13. President Wilson let it be known iodny that h, wii! urge the Entente Allies to accej-t Germany's peace party, if such : (move ca:i be consistently made. The iiecise course of action President Wi1 son will take will not be determined u'ltil he ha received the olli.ial t-: ' of the German note to the Washington Government. Ottawa. Oit.. Dec. 13. The C:mki dia scout boat ai:l submarine cl a-cr Grilse- is believed to have been lost of':' Shelburne, X. S.. with all hands, ' (the Minister of Xaval Service, an- j nomced this afternoon. The Grilse, 123 tons, was formerly an American j owned yacht and had been equipped 1 with a torpedo tube and quick-firers. The Grilse carried a crew of 30. the , yf rfun front, majority from British Columbia. The papers also sny that the f.. t From Halifax this afternoon came 'that Gen. Xivelle is half English 1 word that the Stadacona, which went ' mother having belonged to a KenMt from Shelburne to answer the S. O. S. military family makes his appoii tall of the Grilse off Little Hope, has: :n,.nt particularly aeritabie a: -ro no.' been cble to find her in the loca- the channel. tion given in the wireless call. in conformity with the change n. The vessel left Halifax at 3 p. m., military command announced 1 Dec. 11, for Bermuda. At 3 p. m.. night, President Poincaiie today s!' . -Dec. 12, a wireless message was re- j 0, a decree naming "Gon. JofTie, C ceived stating that owing to weather, j raander in Chief of the French arm' ! she was returning for shelter at Shel- bum?. N. S. At 7:30 p. m. she called S. O. S. stating her position was lat. 43.40 N., long. (54.50 W. At 7:30 p. m. a final message was received "now sinking." Berlin, via Sayvil'.e wireless. Dec. in '-On the nic-ht of Dee. 0 German cea forces :n Flanders undertook an advance into Soof den and stopped the Dutch steamer Caledonian and the Brazilian steamer Rio Parda," said n press bureau statement today. DOul weir lUiiutru :ui luuiiauaii'i en route for England and were brought into port." Paris. Dec. 13. The New Cabinet arouses but moderate enthusiasm in the press. The morning papers point out that feven Ministers and two Under-Secretaries belong to the preced ing administration, so that the change is not so radical as might hav been eicpeeted. The appearance of Jtr. Cla- jveille and JL Ltrucheur as' technical expert's is toleStee'd. The most popular features of the reorganization are the appWiBfmVnt of EPUT CONFA Oppose Prolongin o Chamber of Deputies in re;"u.-.ii:g to giv thf ne-v Government, is taken to ir;lu ;i! ask fr beware ol r ranee s enemies. consideration. iv.o.-t of influential Hi it- offer as an effort to spread dls.-or.' to a campaign oi frightuilnes-- on t!:. to make a reply to l.euimann vi rext Tue.-;dav. He has not expivss'v" D urnounces that a German submarine o; Alcerie, lOOu-ton ship en route siMort their families. It is this elemei.' message .y.s. It adds that a h accenteil work in Germany, where lien. lluli'Tl Kyautoy .Miinler i War. and that of Gen. Xivellc as sn -cesor to JofTre as comma Mf'er in chi I on the Western front. AH ef f'e newsnaoer.s print photiigrarhs of G- . : xivl?o under the titl or "on- of i' war's revelat'on." Long br laj i.i ai-o published, recalling the ; : eral's brilliant stroke in recapluri Ports Douaumont aad Yaux on ti. j technical counsel of Government garding the direction of the war." other decree declares that the C j manders in Chief of the armies of i north and northeast and of the ( of the Orient shall exercise comin:: j m conformity with the decree of ( is inirr. and Dec. 2. 1013. which m, the Commander in Chief of the ar mies in the field responsible to t - Minister of War. Jule Cambon continued in his pc t as General Secretary of the I Wei : UmCO. Gen. Joftre. as technical military i !- viser of the Government, has been thorized to participate in the ?r,f;i ings of the War Committee. Gon. Lyautey. who has long been regarded as combining high political capacity with uncommon military a: l ity, has been employed in Moroc- o 6iace the war began, and there p cured the adherence to the Frer.. a cause of a number of the great Mb- -ish chiefs. Some of these at th ir own expense have erfoipped from 50 o to 10,000 men fW th eFrecch army.