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r F VE USE ! Qi ATT TUr in - LBUlNJi IHTERKATIOHAL i n a j ri KEW5 WHILE IT IS ! in - NEWS - ITT I THE NEWSPAPER THAT COVERS SOUTHEAST MISSOURI LIKE THE DEW, m lj v. IB VOL. XV I THE CAPE COUNTY HERALD, CAPE GIRARDEAU MISSOURI, FEBUARY 3. 1916. NUMBER 1 THE w y i ORDINANCE TO Prophet Sees His EN STREETS jShadow; Won't WD West End Property Will Be Condemned By the City Collector. ; Col. Matt Morrison Insists That This Month Will j WindUp the Winter Weath- WHIPPLE SAYS THERE WAS LEAK ON PEACE NOTE LAUNCHING TilE GREATEST DREADNOUGHT Investigators Now Convino i ed Adavnce Informal ion er His Hens Lay Frozen j Eggs. MANY STREETS ARE SOON TO BE CHANGED Yesterday wis groundhog day. Col. Malt Morrison crawled out of his hole ! early, cocked his weather eye at the Mayor Thinks Sewer Should Be j paste-, n horizon and then crept bad Installed Before Streets ! in the hay. He ha I seen his shadow, are Repaired. j which norms that Cape Girardeau wil' ! have six more weeks of winter. Was Sent to New York. FINDS EVIDENCE OF FACTS AT HEARING "I told you we wouldn't get slx-d o! Vr.- winter i'or a light smart time," An ord:n:ince to condemn properK in the West End for the purpose of widening and vacating sevcra. p.reot? f mrrkc,j t;u. Colonel after a Tribune in t.-rat s-ci.on, is oung umhi'i v renorter had coaxed him out ot hi hole iii the blacksmith shop." I got r hunch this zero blizzard will be wit Citv Counselor Knehar.s. iiirmi.r ftet- is to bo widened to 6 feet from Attorney Returns to Washing ton, Where Inquiry Will be Renewed .To-dnv. ti ,... fjf i'lAVi.v;;::: :. . ;. . ... .. , Sf WILSO ANNOUNCEMENT OF U. S. COURSE President Emerges Smiling From Conference With Congressional Leaders, and Says He Has Not Statement for Public. d Hanover and from , four davs vet. By International Xews Sen-ice. New York, Feb. 2. Special Investi gator Whipple expressed the belief tnat a pac-e leak actually existed. ,ust before departing for Washington .onipht, her- the investigation is to be resume.!, 31 r. Whipple issued a it Now j siaieiTiOnt. assertine- that advance in- i m&tt?? int. i?- I MAY NOT REACH A DECISION ON PLANS UNTIL NEXT WEEK S : 8&? : Germany Instructs Ambassador at Washington to Insure Safety For Ameaican Ships, Passengers He - i '.riFon an Hanover to T.cnton. Harmony wnt u-, i.,t i;t;1o tin f.om vour lormation reu-unlmsr Tresh ent Wil- frMZ?d$i&ji&?& . ... ,. ..I' ' ' ........... , HfOiff?r&SW? ? S-t.t!-;f ta .mnfiMnM-? ; and Mails in Supmanne Zone. vili he w.-cne-d t.. Ml --c-t 1 j ,oVi,. ,Vt:illuv ;.ftcr month. ym Whlpples discovery suited from! ' .Special Dihpatch t. TV- Tribune Htrrmony ana II:o:.da. ! Kom- tc plant a patch of Irish pota- 'Iffia questicninp: of -Moms W. Malt-! . 'Iv;s '''auuuiKlU Miipin. ,2U. !urst in ii.e Ci:;.-.l Statt-s :,;uy. ; Wa-hiton. Feb. 2The coursv tho Unit-.l Stat.v -a ill tak,- in m.-, tin After .lr,tlnC the ordinance, the ; .f jie, ,at ?n f K R Hut 1: u: LjTZ with Cmany w:, discussed ton.t at a .:,..,, C:ty (cunseler will loo tn,o in- ,:.:n:n y,.- Vr.rm- v,v. m v xorK roKers. wi,isU(.v ATiss OimiUh fi-n..-,n, ,.r m. w.,. , ... i t'v.-n sVw.rfrat . :!son ahd a nr.mb.-r of the moM inifueutia! imS!.b :.':t .if t'.-r lii'e on ail i.ronerty to ; , . . ., ,, ., ! a an c0" to tir.d th.- nnssinjf tele- orated botUe of chamnacnf aaiiisr th. v.'s.-rs !,..v. ' ' " : --f ih.- r.tc, incbidinu- S.-nator :'..n.- of Missouri. Chairman ,f t! - 1 .. ,-.r.,!,.mrr.l. and ihrs lnvor utptior t.ao:hcr with the bill will b? present ed to the City Council for action. If lh b'i is ixifsod bv tiie City Ceu!;cu, j corrv JVKIAO jio: njr iiacti j'.s coinersa- lion a'.MUit ihe biizzaixl, I v. ant to say j rijrht here that I predicted just this tr.cr f.iv tlio first, n.irt e' is withc-u; C uil ,ed ings. Tie i ..inn oi uo.uac .... .. l... I .s.u-.s v-- ..o Vbi-uary, but everybody laughed ai ' . , : mo. Inev sa;. a propr.c :,n! these- comnussmners v.Ui! h yn b(? damned h the d:iin:s-:-.. ana ri'r.ei'.ts e. rom the condemnation procce'.- j report of the commissioners I then b? tiled in court m oraci I ain't about irady to believe it. Yot cnov.- tc-h people around here ro dipp. jover what th-- almanacs :ay, but whe-r. ii tell 'em ji;st what's goinp; to Iiappci -v. . t . .man,M.l,1,W:1,tll xorn oroKc-s. w,,isU(.s. xTiss C,miUh M.,rl, f ll,P;.,.,., w... ! n an efToil to tir.d ih.- missing tele-- orated botUe of chauswisnie asuinsf th..' v..s'.'rs"i'..w rram allefre-J to navo been iv-ceived 'ron their Washington correspondent,; 347iB0CHANAN GETS AL BLANK'S HOME 1 a thlP nii.ld !ir ir Tint, lrnnw vhrtV.. ! V4,4. ?r he had seen the Connolly mesrae ( it all. " j "TV T.l T-.. i ocS'Srom Mr ! RJ.imsMoney Found by Kobe, Bur0,r OvsCaM, In Clos lement of ChicaRo to CcorRo A. El-, Vbo Was Arrested On And Safe Is Not Tam- 'i. Jr., a partner in the Hutton firm.", Suspicion. percd With, answered Maltbie. ' to -ci"" every property owner interest- some smart Aiex Rets fresn. Wei!, n -d ii. the matter an opportunity to file j iiaVen't iiit tno weather this seasoi my exceptions to the report. Tne n bu!r ..rV(, f:ishi0n, tlieii you can A $100 bill found cn a tramp arrest- j Thj In::;? of Albert V.link. final settlement of the condemnation; have mv winter set of reel flannels. ,.f t'nr. nrnnnrtv rests with the Jud,'re Of , , ' i "Now. I want to put you next tc the. court. 1 The widening of Henderson avenue, something: You know I'm a believe por'h c-f Independence street, vili r!v.-;in the old-fashion idea Cat a mai cessit.ite the condemrinr: of a two-; ouyht to be bl.'d on?c in a while. Th story brick residence owned, by h. 0.j.ti;ro ,!rctois used to let out c .!.."-. :it the corner ot 1 nemi ' i 'J. .cL ii:'. vvii.. - ...... . , . ... , rt ! ilUlO street and Henderson avenue, .aiui interectinir Thcnis street, Henderson; avenue becames very narrow, and injtois now bleed you through you blood when vou g-oi to feelinf like a hookworm had vou, but the doc or !;aner to widen the street hou.s Other property that will be con the Vorci- j jMA-ketl-o.-.k. Well, a blood vessel bust will have to i? lorn oov n. , . . , fo, demnei in order to wi itn tit-noc-on four days the doctor tried to stop i' avenue belor.srs to the Kiueer heirs, pinn nna..y cno. Selma Hir. ch. and Ktta Fcivally. I "I know now that I had too much Painter avenue it is proposed, will j yood jn ri0 i j.a,i j-,lannetl to have ; doctor bleed me in the soring, but na- jture beat me to it. I feel forty yearf be continued to Hroadway. It now ttvminates at Harmony avenue, in or i - v. t'rin nf T.fi feet will h .ve to be iaken from the proper- younger as a result, ty owned by C. J. Kcichcnbiehler and j "But this has been the coldest day W. C. Lambert. j in many years. I went out to the Other pieces of property alone: herjhouSp th.-s afternoon when I rav Painter vi,h will have to con- d dc"i"ed to widen the street are o.'.ned. v bv Henry Soehau,en, Fmi V. S.-hra-1 cackling-. I found each had laid a dt r, Al Farrar ami William Pierce, j ft-.vn cg-r. They felt like hunks c' Th 'se lets are ail on the east side of j coah I thawed 'em out and ct both.' Pal iter avenue. ' " The largest number of property j) CITY OVERSEER hoiders to be affected by the proposed j HANS USELESS "SPECS' condemnation live on Themis street which will be widened to 06 feet from Henderson avenue to Benton street. Small strips of property belong-m- to Jr-ob Ruebel, Bertha Vogt, Johanna Sander, Gus Sander, S. Geiser estate, C. Bock estate, Ben Buc'temann, Au gust and Chri.? Haman, the Hoard of Education, Johanna Pacre and William . ...:n v Jnv! This I. nplTWOnOL Will L'tr I'U icnn u. t ii, rth side oi - - n : rosii'ent ' rl.-on and cf ih .-:;r.te, im-hidin S.-n; e:-;u iivlraions Co 'tmittf o. - , The -:'!-.fc-e-.ce ii.-cics!-d the f:t t that tlu ffenrai s.-ntimi-nt of tl ' ... no... v.a-; in ir.vor of scwrriig- diplumatic relat:.n.- wit!; (iern.aiiy. '.:: i t-v;t I'-mcv:itic -n-ito;s w er ore.-ent, and in ioavinir the nr. i 'ir -. a i!i- t:iu--.;::-!u o menib.-r. v no asked tliat his nam- n.t be us :;. .-aid i' r. a ia:--.- tiiy of thoc in the council favo:v-d a break, and tf'.at Pr.'. !dsit Wil- i s...i ;:.,; v.a: ir.csir.ui ii:a; way. .-. 1! Of th" tOT"i-ri"-s l ft the I'r';iiii-nt's mmn with :. v. laM" k'lown tbat the confeivnc resulted in Pix-'.-id.-nt V s.rrt-i taat v." '.ouid have the support of Court j continue diplomatic relations, with Germany. The P-esident lft the Capitol building-. .mi!iiiR and ;t;.r-.M-.-d i.t 7TTT,.,I ! frame of taind. Hi ---aid h-- had n-t cemt- to tli. Capito' t. as!, f.u i..:? iJ3 i 'inrr and had :iot arrant-ed a ioir.t vi-ssit.n of (r.rv.f.v t. .'i:.-... . ;ti... or::!; 5'n.iTo- uPA..t ....... , it. .1 t. 1 ' . . ' ' " -om-u 1.1 . pe:t- or w U ?nw. he had not decided on th.- cui-s.- !-. I'.-,: LOST $100 BILL FRISKED BY THIEF 1 :"acs. It ss. ii Hi.' Ot-iXi'in i;t .1 S-'rtvf 1 .'d pur. "Is this the irxessape you saw?' isKea wnippie, siiowm- the. witn-ss . 0(l in SL Luis last Sutlirfav WWn,!,, 1.0.1 "ie! Uliea Y naries Uuchanun, owner 'iurm- tn- absence of the fam Seen in evidence for two days. ,01 int J ann Uair Co. in Haanir, and y. -Mr. mank and his family return-I He made known his satisfaction th.at Con-n-ss was i.-hin. "Xo," re-plied Maltbie, nervously. j was returned to him by Chief of Po-' :;!'ortIy before 10 o'clock and found ! ;'ui": 0 v' ' ti;-"1" !!.. r. v. ill navo d rid-d wha In response to Whipple's demand j lice William Young- of St. Loui.-i, who ' th ir home had b-en ransacked, j ''!" '''',!!,',,v'',! ''"' t;'" -t-'t-'.- "that will c.-irr f..- the b-. '.uat ne toil what message from Clem-; t.i(i tht hm ntn if .nc ... A e:,r?f:il Invfi,,; ",,,A!!!"-" p"-!!-. j " - - - - wtiwi 11, t. VIUIIIICil 1 -" ' V'lUllll I V ttttl 'LI . HJ mt on U"c. 20 he did see, Maltbie ; I 1 therefore, would have no statement to ma!;.- '1 i irt. .S; ai Kliikiit. .-. I. .if ! : ir .0 V"-i! 1 ti.e Cape man. ever, that the thief did not take anv-J Three courses are b.ip.e- eon-idei ed. with Germanv: second hn- th- sw-! ' i'-rced to do .-.0 by ap. a.-t of Cerm.ir.y: ly opened the front fonvir? the German Cnverr.mr.t of i!i iiiotoii from memnrv this )isnntrh 1 'rom Clement to Ellis: j Euan went to St. Louis last thinjr. "I have rent out an earlier messacra week to collect an account, and was . Vh.-v. th f: ind I object to your sending cut thi j Rea a check for $130. lie had it : door th y fe'.t a cold draft IhrouR a the - t'riv confidential messaRe as a stock flash." casnctl at the Mfrht and Day Bank in , ? ,-,..,, .nn.,.;n(t Minf ,, . pledge Senator.-; i'i"V arer First, an ir.-.mvMiiate i.eeak ..nc-- ;' diplomatic 1 !:.t;-!'.s er-tii : f . 'i;i. i !- i'-t-4rr.iii.aii;fi t- i) d. dvp itch a l.'mt-d Srat's i-rlatb nianv : ii.ii teiv if . r But when asked bv the lawver to ' St. Louis and asked the cashier fcr a lell whero the -aid "I don't kn it." Chairman V) .,l.v.;. V TT.i f-n.i Vin1 ot- rorpv on fhf t";i?n nr In ihn cfn.ofc : 1 : o- ks Qi..t, . turnnp 1,. wnnrf rt, ,f h. u" ' " IUI,ta- -"laiKs t'U tne sins snow- .iiiv 1011. reo. . i.e. n:aay is p.vj.;;-,0 any "P.:: i Vi.iH"i i::juii.i" J(i.-) leu-maim H , " i t " J- v - 4aiavv-& w n. : 1 - . 111. t h,oi i; n-i u 1 .t. ; f-'j h- thief h-d used 1 l-rr rhil ; American shins passer.';er.s and mads in the n v.- .-.ubmarmi- brocKa o; t.-.- -rators ihat thev could not remember local police. When he rnd of the ar- ' Ui lt- n ustu l"TR cnisei. ' i ;v si.'t'pici'H'iuai ii:siru.-inn 10 .-tinaa- .-a.- veil n.-i! 1; . j announced at tne licnnan r.mbas.-y tonight, gives ( .unt von : . rn-ti tr . lull j p&we-r to m-.ke peace with the United tates. He is t.'d i to.- in. sa;-. t The draper.; in all wardrobes and; -fori r way for tho safe pas.aRe of Am.-riaa iine:.. Tth Gc-iT::a?i Kr.ibai y expressed the hope that G-rr :..:; "s defn.'.'.i.aiion wno v.-ej-r m in.- rorii' rnc wit a Pre-idem Uii.-oa. : :-. masRe is. Mnltbie ; uuu nil. He put the bdl in h watch- ,. " . " " r " ;i;,t , k . jpocket, and did not discover hi, ,0S3 , ;eu. .ir,. .Man nurnedly Koarchod the , v..t , , .;!v ftRv ' t- n u:i;., . .Jk:;; ,lt:, ow what has become of lentil m had returned home Saturday , nouse, suspochnR that a thief had be-n r-,h;n- ,...., . -u. ;.. . afternoon. !thei- durinR thrir absence. .h..nr of th United Stat..: v-.-uld no'. '-., tor-r-'oh lipple forced a witness, ifamUms ae mi-nt have lost the. ii f,,mi t.M, .; i..,.r;- wVwi v,- c,.,,;,. bvn forced. .Marks on the sills show- whether there had been any advance j rest of the tramp in whose possession! called by burglars a "jimmy," to pry Chicago, Feb. 2. Wilbur Glenr Voliva, overseer of Zion City, whos edicts conrerning- smokin.R, kissing ane' similar "frivolities" of humanity rule his followers, has put the "kibosh" or eyeglasses also. Vcliva suspects that some of his ronertv is all on the no Themis. The property of P.. Schind wcin is the only piece on the south side that would have to be condemned. The maps showing the location of the property to be condemned were drawn during the wee$ by City En gineer Chris Stiver. When Mayor Kage was told of the proposed condemnation of property, be expressed surprise that this mat ter was being pressed in preference to the completion of the West End sewer, which was authorized by or dinance almost two years ago. He paid tbat the street oup-ht not be im- they didn't need them, and his latest order sets a deadline for those who may purchase or use them. All per sors under l years of age must first obtain from hi::: a written order. "Some young man has a pain in his big toe and he gets a pair of glasses," says Voliva. "Some say they have a somatization. All they have is a pig tail in their eye." ' Voliva also has taken over ths naming of babies bom in Zion City. Parents who wish a hand in the mat ter must first submit their choices and get an "O. K." And they have been proved until the sewer has bee fin- tipped off that "Algernon " "C&risc" j5nei. and similar names -won't go. formation on the pence note. W. Frank Packard, an operator, tes tified he had heard Hutton in the nresence of all of his operators im press upon Joseph Beckler that he 1 Becker), could not remember what had come over the wires on Dec. 20. Donald McMillan, who said he was a "modest trader in Chicago," was al- -o a witness. While not a customer f Hutton and Company, he used the laza Hotel office of that concern on lec. 20 for convenience . He was shown a telegram he had -mt to Chicago that day saying in -ffect that the President had called 1 conference of newspaper men for the -turpose of promulgating a peace.prop sition. It was sent out at 12:20 p. m. "Where did you learn of that?" ask--d Whipple. "I think, or at least rny impression ';. that it was from a group of men fitting around the ticker in Payne. Webber and Company, he answered. "How did you come to send this telegram," asked Congressman Gar rett. "Why, can't I send a telegram if I w-Jtnt to." asked the witness. "There is no reason why you can't ?o far as I know. God knows I don't." said Garrett, "but why did you send it out?" "Because I believed that the report waR true and that it would have an ef fect on the market. I had heped it wouhl have a bearish effect. The leak committee adjourned this afternoon to meet ia Washington at 10 a. m. tomorrow. the bid was found, he concluded that I or;'n the windows. it was the one lost by him and he hur-.' vied to St. Louis. He left Sunday aft ernoon. It was through the number on the bill that Buchanan identified it and lu3 identification was corroborated by the cashier of the bank from which he received the money. Although Chief Young was satisfied of Buchanan's ljust claim, he asked that he file a replevin suit in one of the Justice of the Peace courts to recover tlfj money. The bill was turned over to Bu chanan without protest after he had remitted the costs of the court pro cedure, and he returned home. He de posited the bill in a bank. BAKER CHILDREN ARE ILL Alfie and Theresa Baker Are Stricken With Pneumonia. dre.- sers in the house had been search ed and their contents were strewn over 'ho fkor. Even the beds had been ex amined by the thief in the hope of finding something valuable. Tvq flower vases in the front room I had been knocked from the table and broken to pieces. It is presumed the thief was disturbed in his w-ork and left the house before searching the kitchen cabinet. A pocketbook containing $15 was hidden in the cabinet. The safe had ! rot been touched. Mr. Blank immediately took an in ventory which showed that nothing was missing. He reported the rob bery to Policeman Groce, who searched the neighborhood for the thief. to appoa-'-o tile United States would prt .em :-. n;j?.i!- hw-en the two na tions. The German Ambassador : hi: ovr: i;'-,."i. tl COMPLAIN OF WOLVES IN WESTERN NEW YORK Alfie and Theresa Baker, the chil dren of Jesse Daker of 915 Independ ence street, have been suffering with pneumonia since Christmas and are Buffalo, Feb. 2. Reminding old still in a serious condition. Alfie is residents of frontier days, wolves for 8 years old, while Theresa is two years her senior. acc:rib d ! i:?l power to extend to all bona fide Amricr a shins tl! ur ivii -ro f avoid. ::-r the blockade. He said he would issue permits f..r the sailing A-:i Hcri-i J ships that comply with the German contraband regulations. A member of President Wilson's official family said tonight thai the prin cipal objection io the Berlin co.icessii..i was that it left to Germany the important ejiicrslion of deci ling- what American ships could er could not carry. Amsterdam, Feb. 2. Th eyes of the whole wold are upon Washington tonight. The neutrals and belligerents await thf action of the United States with eager anticipation. In the meantime the neutral shipping is be ing held vp. Norway is facing a fuel famine; Holland's supply of food is almost exhausted and Denmark is suffering from a shortage of both food and fuel. Spain announces that she will n t suspend the constitutional guar antees to Americans who .ire trying to ship to belligerents. Berlin, Feb. 2. An. important meeting of the Ways and Moans Commit- I tee of the Reichstag was held today. Party leaders wer given ad litifn.nl i information on the new submarine campaign. No details were- given to the public. 1 -aV; The children contracted a cold at about the same time and had to remain honi from school. Several days later they developed pneumonia. The at tending physician believed the chil dren t be recovoringwhen they suffer- j then h?vo been shot. Efforts to trap od a relapse and became worse. They j the v.-cIvjs alive in wooden devices are said to be improving again, and J have ail failed. One animal which hope is entertained that they will soon had its foot caught in a steel trap, be. aWe to Teacv tnttfr bwJs. Berlin, Feb. 2. There has been con-1 shorten the war. The possibility of siderable activity at the United States ; complications with certain neutral Embassy here since Tuesday, when Dr. i powers has not beer, verlookod by the past several weeks have tried to Uimmerman, tne roreign Secretary, ; th? government, cut it is t;.at held a long conference with Ambas- ! Germany can justily her portion, sador Gerard. The press generally has hailed th" Should a diplomatic break ceme be-1 new submarine war with delight, al tween Germany and the United States : though among the conservative n.;ws as a result of the rew submarine war, j papers no effort is made to hide the it is believed that all Americans in i seirousness of the step. The people in Germany will be allowed to depart j Berlin and throughout the country are with the? American Ambassador. 4 calm. i The German public ir. convinced that ! It is a significant fact that r.n- the unrestricted campaign launched i by trcrmmrf's Tet TMmat fleet will . (Continued on pag? tr.rte ) pick up acquaintance with th? people around Egleston's Gul!y, on the Tet bank of Lake Keuka. Hunger has tam?d them sufficiently so that they prowl about the back doors of Keuka Lake dwellings nightly. A few of bft fff its !c and escarred.