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SWINDLING SICK WOMAN OF $100 Dr. J. H. Youog and Secre tary Arrested Yesterday on Complaint of Woman. Pf.Af!En IN JAIL TN nFPAfTfT ni? ROMn UMAUMUr ovnv Both Were Preparing to Leave Town When Arrested by Constable. A warrant for the arrest of two men who are registered at the Pres- cott House as Dr. J. H. Young and Henry Sherman of Flat River was issued yesterday evening by Justice of the Peace Wilier, charging them with obtaining money under false pretenses. The warrant was issued at the m- Blame vx x.."". oi me snoe laciory. r- .i T p l 1 1 i a! who chareed the ' him out of $100 " men with swindling The men were arrested yesterday even- v rtKio c;n,. o thnxr -i f preparing 10 leave me cuy aim m i i - 1 .1 i il neid m jau pending tne outcome oi tne preliminary hearing. Trovillion's mother, Mrs. William Trovillion, has been ailing for several years, and after unsuccessful treat ments by several physicians, engaged Young, who was accompanied by Sherman, who poses as the secretary of the former. According to the state- ment maae to juage vviner Dy me son, Young agreed to cure his mother ii-;tV.; Inn rl.ifc ftf t1M I vw. i . , , , , , , i I InriTi fVA QKcana Af t no Fit nni I x....s .."v- and his orotners, ne torn tne juage the two men came to the house and demanded the money which the moth cr had promised to pay for the treat- ments. He paid the money, but the men declined to issue a receipt lor the payment. Later in the afternoon, the young man told Judge Wilier, he learned that I the two men wanted to leave the city, and when his mother became worse during the afternoon, he called on At- torney Orren Wilson to institute ac- tion against the men. Wilson advised that he lay the case before Judge Wil- Ipr and etvpar nut a warrant for the I detention of the two. Young and his secretary appeared before Wilson when they learned that TrnvIIUori Viad sworn out. thp Rnth admlttPd that 1 . a II 1 A J I " - - i tney nad gone to tne nouse y esteruay i noon and received the money. Young termed himself as a specialist when questioned by Wilson, but refused to state what he specialized. He told Wilson that he had been in the city for several weeks calling on the persons who desired his prac tice and that he had been treating Mrs. Trovillion for more than a week, but had not guaranteed to cure her during that time. Young has been in the city for sev eral weeks. He will be remembered by many as the man with heavy sideburns and the silk hat. He has been step ping at the Prescott House, where he has received his callers daily. His at tempts to get a bond failed, and both were placed in jail. When questioned by Judge Wilier, the two men admitted that they had been preparing to leave the city yes- terday afternoon, but missed the train. They denied having had any intention of defrauding the family of their money, but had merely charged for the services. Mi-s. Trovillion, who is nearly 60 years old, has been bedridden for near ly two years. She resorted to the treatments by Young as the last means of regaining her health, he son told Judge Wilier, when he applied for the warrant for the arrest of the two men. FOUR ARE ARRESTED ON INDICTMENTS Two Men Charged With Viola tion of Anti-betting Laws. The first arrests resulting from the indictments returned by the grand jury, Thursday afternoon, were made yesterday noon by Sheriff Hutson, when he placed Jack Wheeler and Frank Hill, who conduct a poolroom on Main street, under arrest They were taken to Jackson by the sheriff. Both were indicted on a charge of re ceiving bets on a pool game. Both men were surprised at their arrest, and insisted that they were in jiocent of the charge. They imme diately began to arrange for a bond. James Minton and Mrs. Jessie Mc Bee were also arrested yesterday by Sheriff Huteon on indictments return- THE IBROADWAY PAVINGICOUPLE SEPARATED W1LL w City Must Pay for Be-construci uon oi oireei in from oi tea- eral Building. ine estimated cost ior tne recon struction of Broadway from Lorimier to Middle street will be $3115, accord ing to figures compiled by City Engi- neer btiver, which he will forward to the City Council Monday evening. The Paisy Roberts, a resident of White- ength of reconstruct! water, against George W Roberts. ic R7S fot oti tho t m11 tJ w v.v ww " M V-a--iu ivi miming AWfc vti catu aiuc , x, ui lae street. A resolution was adopted at the last meeting of the City Council, authoriz ing the reconstruction of the street which was damaged during the heavy torn up by the water and washed into the river. The street has been virtual- jy unfit for traffic since. Owinir to the fart that thp finvpiT. ment. which owns the corner nronertv I x- , x J , x---x-- ? Fountam a.nd Broadway, is exempt from street lmnrovement taxes. ' ..." .. .. . iuiuiii lu i ir UDiiun oi i, iv i ,o insp nr Knenans, the city will be held respon- gible fo th t f th nf tnp I r street ;n front of Federal b .,d ing. The frontage is 125 feet. At the rate of $1.78 a running foot, the pav- ing of the street will cost the city a I.'iil. il AnA nme more man it has been suggested to the City n :i 1... r i... Tr.i . uui uy u.iSeiui ftHeiianb io ask Congressman Russell for an an- propriation for the city for the Davinjr 0f that part of the street, othlng has been done in that respect up to this i 4U : 4. 1 4. nine, ti uil- iinurowmcni ua& uui .... I 1 .1 : . 1 mha.i.1.j v. 1.1 uccu uciimieiy seuueu. .o requei.i will be made to Congressman Russell until the improving of the street has begun. The street car company will also be held responsible for part of the re construction of the street. According to the ruling of the courts, the street car companies must sfand for the COsts of the paving between the tracks. This will relieve the property owners 0f a considerable amount of taxation. It is contemplated to put a concrete surface four inches thick on the pres ent basis of Broadway which was laid before the street was paved with K!wL-e The' plan of paving Morgan Oak street will be abandoned owinir to the fact that the larze maioritv of the I " I U; t. . oiciicu a. iciuuiiaiiaiii.c auciiiiab bile 1111- i ... . provement. The remonstrance will be nresented to the Citv Council next Monday night. YOUNG MAN SEEKING MISSING MOTHER Mrs. Mollie Burke Has Not Been c.oii in r;i. rn. a...i k K r mm j W m m n mm Days. A city-wide search is being made by Earl Burke for his mother, Mrs. Mol lie Burke, who has been missing for several days. She was last seen near the river, in South Cape, carrying a bundle of clothing under her arm. Her son came to the Cape several days ago to have his mother committed to n institution, but failed to find her. He inquired of the friends of his mother and the families with whom she boarded during her stay in the city, but his search proved unsuccess ful. Whether Mrs. Burke has left the city without telling her friends where she intended to go or whether she met with an accident is not known. The woman was fined in Police Court several weeks ago for disturbing the peace, and later swore out a warrant for the arrest of two women who had caused her arrest. She charged them with assault and battery. The case was set for trial before Justice of the Wilier for one days last week, but Mrs. Burke failed to appear to prose- cute the defendants. She is also be- ing sought by the postoflice authorities on a charge of sending an obscene let-1 ter through the mails. ed against them by the grand jury on I a statutory charge. They were taken to Jackson. Minton has repeatedly been beaten by Jack Adkins, father of the woman, because of his relations with her. Adkins recently served a sentence in the county jail when he failed to remit a fine imposed upon him for assaulting Minton. He has been released since. .The grand jury returned 27 indict ments in the final report made to Cir cuit Judge Kelly last Thursday. Sev eral others, who were indicted, live in the county and have been taken in charge by the sheriff on the indict ments voted against them. WEEKLY TRIBUNE AND CAPE COUNTY HERALD. THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 10, 1917. after seven days Mrs. Daisy Roberts Asks to be l Divorced from Hnshind Want. $7,500 for Injuries. - The matrimonial difficulties, dating from the seventh day after their mar- - riage, are related in a petition for divorce filed yesterday afternoon in me common - fleas Court by Mrs. The ru it was broiitrVit Kir .TnHtro V.A . . . . 7 . U'QWI II Have QtTAMlOW ff thA nlain Lin. Mrs. Roberts charcea that shp was abandoned by her husband April 20, I O iyit, seven days after their marriage, He returned about ten days later with- out giving an explanation for his ab- sence. After furnishing a home, he again desei-ted her, returning about Mr. Sheppard has recently f urnish two weeks later, the petition alleges, ed his home. He had no insurance on The final separation came in the last week of November, Mrs. Roberts says, when her husband departed for St. Louis, bhe has not seen him since. ii. u ao juimcn Miss Daisy Hahn, has been living with Mrf Roberts, who was formerly i .i.o OU1I.C nic ijcjiaiauuu. one ocL-c fn th. i.aot r i :.i aaa-" iUI w,c Wianvu ui ncr uiamcu name. A suit for $7500 damages for in- juries ne received while employed bv the Floesch Construction Co. was filed yesterday morninjr by Roscoe Looney. He contends in his petition that the I . . injury has maimed him for life and rendered him unable to provide for . . ...... nimseii and laraily. According to the nptition T -nonpv was stn.rV hv a rarVino- r,inin f a dredge machine, near Advance last September and thrown against a tree I ..... ... stamn. His iPtt foot was so har v .... .... ... crushed, the netition savs. that he is unable to walk. The suit was filed by H. E. Alexander. . MORLEY PIONEER IS DEAD OF PARALYSIS Mrs. Kate Curd, 80 Years, Sue- cumbs After Several Months Illness Has Cape Relatives. Mrs. Kate Curd, a pioneer resident of Scott County, died yesterday morn- I ng at her home in Morley following a Phytic stroke she suffered several davs ag0- She had been conned to her bed for the past four months, na I 1 n m m . . I in? Deen paralyzed, me lunerai win - 1 ho hairl iiir offinn.n fnn h hnmo " ivh numci in Morley, at 2 o'clock. Mrs. Curd is the wife of B. S. Curd, I one of the oldest residents of Scott I County. She was past 80 years old. I Her husband, once one of the wealth- iest men of Scott County, is still in the I best of health. He is a veteran of the I Civil War. Besides her husband, Mrs. Curd leaves one daughter, Mrs. Lottie Les- Me f Morley; two grandchildren and! several crreat grandchildren. Shewaslician before the law e-overnincr the -r 1 a cousin of Mrs. L. U. Houck, Mrs. Louis Houck and John and S. B. Hun- ter of Cane Girardeau. They were no-1 Uified yesterday morning of the death of Mrs. Curd and immediately made arrangements to attend the funeral. PERRY CO. COUPLE WED FIFTY YEARS Mr. ans Mrs. J.B. Cashion Cele brate Golden Wedding Anniversary. The fiftieth wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Cashion of'Perry- ville celebrated yesterday at their home, was a family reunion attended by the four children and the grandchil dren of the couple. They are well known not only in Perry County, but also in the lower counties of Southeast Missouri. Mr. Cashion for years was a leading member of the Republican party in perry County and held several public offices. Both he and his wife have lived in the Perry county seat all their life. Throngs of friends and relatives visited the home of the couple yester- day to extend their best wishes for the occasion. Mr. and Mrs. Cashion are the parents-in-law of J. Henry Caruthers, prosecuting attorney of Cape Girar deau County. Mrs. Caruthers is the youngest daughter of the couple. The other children are Mrs. William Tack enburg, of Chester, 111., and two sons, C. E. Cashion, County C; k in Perry ville, and Lynn Cashion, v' o conducts a drug store at Chester with, hi.; brother-in-law, Wi'iijtm Tackenburg. County Clerk Cashion is also owner of the Perry County Republican. He, like his father, is well known in Re publican circle in Southed Mhcouri. I HOME BURNS WHILE family jsjbsent Henry Sbeppard Loses House- I : hold fioorfa Rlz no tn Defective Flue. The home of H. L. Sheppard, 11 South Pacific street, was completely destroyed by fire yesterday evening while the family were away visiting on street The fire wag dig. Cpvered shortly after 7: Xearly all the household e: 30 o'clock. effects were - i . ournea. When the blaze was discovered the I .v i , . . whole roof of the building was en- vplnnjut n flor. tu a 1- I 'vvjvw liaillCJ. A lie 1IIC UCUdl L ment was called, but it was impossible to save the house. The firemen with the aid of several neighbors succeeded in saving several rugs and a few small pieces of furniture. the furniture excepting the piano which was destroyed by the fire. The house was a frame structure. The home of Mrs. KatP Strom, whn uvea soum oi tne aneppard nome, was in great danger, but the firemen saved lives south of the Sheppard home, was i me uuuuiug. it was sngflwy ciamagen 11 i i. j me neat ana water, Mr. Sheppard and his wife hurried to the 'scene when they learned that their home was huminc. TVipv hA left thp honra ahm.t fcaif an hnr fore -the fire was discovered, and harl taken the children with them to snend I 1 I thp evpninrr with thpir relatives It is believed that the hlaze was .. caused by a defective flue. This is sub- I stantiatpH hv ihn fon ttiat tha Tn-c hmV o,,t nA r m discovered bv the neighbors thP Pn. tire roof and part cf the second story I ... . I wprp a soliH maca nf flnmou ATr GVior.- I uiivj I .... nard and his fam v rptnmpd t thplr relatives for the night until thev can make arrangements for a new home. DR. YOUNG WILL BE TRIED THIS WEEK Is Still in Jail With Secretary- Claims He Is Eiempt from 'Medical Statute. The trial of Dr. H. J. Young, who, with his secretary, Fred Sherman, was arrested Saturday evening on a charge of obtaining $100 from Mrs. William Trovillion under false pretenses, will not be held until Frosecutine: Attorney . . . I uaruthers returns to the citv. tsoth 1 ' 1 Vnnn. oJ ), canton, om k n !, J xVune .uu mo kuCi, iC uc.ufi "c.u in the city jail because they were un- able to furnish a bond for their re lease, The prisoners yesterday engaged Attorney Ed Drum to defend them during the trial. Dr. Young admitted yesterday when seen by a reporter for The Tribune that he had no diploma as physician, but was permitted to practise in the State of Missouri, be- cause he had been a practising phys- medical practice was enacted in li4. He said he had taken a course in England and returned to this country more than 40 years ago. The medical statutes were amended in 1884, his attorney said providing that every practising physician should have a diploma from a recognized institution and a license from the State Board of Health. Those, however, who had practised at least five years prior to the enactment of this law were per mitted to continue their practise in the State. ' Dr. Young has several certificates in his possession issued by the county clerks of Butler, Jasper and Jackson counties. He had these certificates is sued in 1895 following his arrest in Kansas City on the same charge pre ferred against him by Mrs. Trovil lion. RALPH FUERTH AND ! MISS RINGER WED Emplpye of Tribune Surprises Friends, When Married in Jackson Sunday. Ralph Fuerth, an employe of The Tribune, and Miss Fay Audell Ringer were married by Father M. D. Collins in Jackson Sunday afternoon. The couple left for the East today where they will spend their honeymoon. Later they will go to Mascot, Tex., the home of the bride's parents, where they will reside. The bridegroom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fuerth of South Sprigg street. He has been employed by The Tribune for more than half a year. The bride is the accomplished daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred W. Ringer. The father has been living in Mascot, Tex., for nearly two years, oince he lM A R If FT Tn vr be ESTABLISHED FORJARMERS Judge Schaefer Suggests That Com,I Club Help Pro ducers Dispose of Stock. FIRE LOSS $400,000,000 IN U. S., SAYS EXPERT Com'I Club to Ask for Regulation of IceSale-CIub Has 692 Members. A move to locate a market for home grown products was started last night at the meeting of the Commercial Club at the suggestion of William B. Shaef er, president of the Cape Exchange J Bank, when he proposed that an effort be made by the club to help the truck gardners and farmers to dispose of the products they could not sell in the city. Mr. Schaefer called attention to the fact that a crreat deal of food- I stuff was wasted, due to the fact that the nroducers could not sell all mod- .... m y A committe consisting of Mr Schaefer, William H. Stubblefield Jr., and A. W. TTinchpv. was annotated to L n v t t.? t-b"t,- " "-. ,0 -widi a hr-.nrh of a lar I produce concern in the Cape or make arrangements for daily shipments to the markets in St. Louis. Several other I : ,,J u i dukK" nuns ncic nitiuc iu iuiu it I 00 increase of living in the city. Secretary Martin was authorized by the Commercial Club to go before the City Council next week to ask for the enactment of an ordinance compelling the ice men to sell their oroduct by actual weight. It was suggested that a provision be made in tlfe proposed ordinance to the effect that every ice man weigh the ice before selling it to the consumer, the sucrtrestion was made by Prof. Cooley of the Business College. Prof. Seth Babcock asked that the I grocers of the city be requested to buy home-grown products instead having their stock shipped here fi instead of om States that raised fruits ami vege tables earlier than the home producers. Un n i 1 hnt in V rtcT lnCT1l)i,; TITO rT - ,1U ou"' - v"" &Un 6f US Ult-'U Ul ICIldlU M11US Ul . . , - , . . . i vegetables before the home-grown icrons were iit ior tne marKei. ir.e merchants were anxiou.s to place fresh vegetables on the market as soon as possible and when the vegetables grown near the city were ready for the stores, the consumer would not buy them as readily as during the earlier part of the season A lengthy address instructing the members of the Commercial Club of the enormous fire loss in the country caused by defective wiring of build ings was given by Mr. Wood, a repre sentative of the Fire Inspection Bu reau. The total loss of property by fire averaged about 400 million dollars every years, Mr. Wood explained. About 12 per cent of the fires could be traced to electrical defects He then related the death toll due to the defects in wiring business houses and residences, stating that hundreds of persons lost their lives by a defect in the electric wiring system of houses. He told what he found in the home of one of the members with whom he spent the evening. The feed wire leading from the street to the house was hun through a screen. The insolation was worn, and could at any time have charged the screen, especial ly in wet and damp weather. Any per son coming in contact with the screen would receive a heavy shock, perhans strong enough to cause his death, the expert said. Several members of the club sug gested that an inspector be employed for all towns in Southeast Missouri to look after these defects. The com mercial clubs of Southeast Missouri will be communicated with in an effort to get such an inspector, who will be paid by the cities, in which he makes his annual inspections. The plan to rent the adjoining hall of the present rooms of the Commer cial Club was abandoned, because of difficulties making the connections with the present rooms. President Leming advised the club that it would have accepted a position as superintendent of the American Zinc Co. The mother and daughter remained in the Cape when the father assumed his new po sition in order to give the girl the ad vantage of a good education. The young couple have known each other for years. Although their friends suspected that an engagement existed between them, the wedding came as a complete surprise. MRS. GOYERT DIES OF LONG ILLNESS Funeral to be Held Wednesday Afternoon Death Due to Tuberculosis. After an illness of more than two years, Mrs. Sophia Goyert, wife of Gus Goyert, died last night at her home on Xorth Fountain street. Her death was due to an attack of tuber culosis from which she suffered for the past two years. The funeral wil be held Wednesday afternoon, but it had not been decided last night wheth er in the Fairmount or Lorimier Ceme tery. Mrs. Goyert, who was Miss Sophia Gockel before her marriage, was 47 years old. Besides her husband she leaves one daughter, Miss Ellen Goy ert, four brothers and one sister. The brothers are Gus, Ben, Henry and Will Gockel. The sister is Miss Alvina Gockel. They all live in the Cape ex cept Henry, who resides in Jackson. Mrs. Goyert was bom in the Cape. She was well known in the city. Al though afflicted with tuberculosis for more than two years, she was never n a serious condition. It was not un til recently that she became bedrid- len. JACKSON OFFICERS TAKE NEW OFFICES City Council Met Last Night for Organization David B. Hays Sworn in as Mayor. David B. Hays was installed Mayor of Jackson and the newly-elected offi cers were administered the oath of office in a meeting held last night by the new City Council. Mayor Hays succeeded Gerry Sibley, whom he de feated in the last election. The other officers who were elected at the last spring election were also installed. They are: Fred Schrader, City Assessor; Ely Abernathy, City Treasurer; Frank Hines, City Attor ney; Robert Masters, City Marshal. After the new officers had taken the oath of office the council held its regu lar meeting in which all appointive officers were chosen. Louis Bingen- heimer was reappointed Street Com missioner; Charles Jaeger was named collector for water and light rates to succeed Fred Clippard; James Randol was re-appointed city sexton. The Water and Light Committee of the council was composed of Herman Mueller, August Roloff and Henry Ulecke, while W. C. Cracraft, J. E Schmuke and M. La Pierre were named members of the Street Commission. PISTOL DUEL STIRS UP SMELTERVILLE Jim Simons and John Hutchins Exchange 8 Shots None Take Effect. Following a mstol duel in which eight shots were exchanged without taking effect, James Simons, of Smel terville, was arrested late last night at the home of his brother, Robert Si mons, in Smelterville, by Policeman Groce, who was summoned by John Hutchins, at whom Simons is accused of firing several shots. Simons, ac cording to the policeman, was prepar- ng to leave the house when he was taken into custody. He was placed in the city jail to await the outcome of his trial on a charge of disturbing the peace and assault with intent to kill. Simons would not make any state ment to the policeman regarding the shooting. When searched he had about 20 cartridges of a heavy calibre in his pockets. No revolver was found on lim. Hutchins, who drove to Haarig to get Policeman Groce in an. automo bile, said Simons came to his home yesterday evening to renew an old feud which had existed between them for some time. Without warning, he said, Simons drew his gun and began fir- ng at him. He shot five times, Hutch ins said, ine latter in turn ran inio the house and returned the volley of shots, but all three missed their aim. Simons was arrested several months ago on a charge oi disturDing ine peace. He was living on boutn rrea- erick street at that time. Judge Wilier ate last night issued the warrant fc"jdy p events cholera, removes worms the arrest of Simons. He will be tneu I this morning before the Judge on the above charges. ORDINANCE FOR THE DISPOSAL OF GARBAGE DRAWN City Counselor (oSubmitBHl to City Council Next Mon day for Approval. COLLECTION TO BE THREE TIMES A WEEK Recommendations of Ex-Mayor Rage Followed in Drafting Pro posed Ordinance. An ordinance regulating the collec tion of garbage in the city has been drafted by the City Counselor and will be introduced at the next meeting of the City Council, which will be held Monday night. The bill proposes that the contract for the hauling of gar bage be awarded annually, and that the refuse be disposed of outside the city limits. At least three collections of refuse during the week are provided for in the bill. Hotels and larsre boardiner houses must be taken care of each day except Sundays by the contractor. The hours of collection must be published by the contractor. Any other person found doing this work may be fined from $5 to' $50 for each offense. The contractor, according to the bill can dispose of the collections in any way, whether by sale or reduction, anywhere one mile distant from the ity limits. Several weeks ago the City Coun cil received a petition for a contract of the collection of narbage, but the mat ter was referred to a committee, which caused the bil Ito be drafted by the City Counselor. The provisions of the bill are the same as have been recommended by ex-Mayor Kage for several years. In his annual message to the City Coun cil at the beginning of the year, Mr. Kage recommended that some system be adopted for the disposal of the gar bage and advised that the city collect all refuse to have it hauled from the residence and the business houses. The Tribune, two years ago, waged a fight along the same line, and ad vocated a system adequate to dispose of the refuse from the streets and the kitchen remnant from the homes. It was pointed out that science had traced many diseases to unsanitary health conditions caused by the accu mulation of offal and refuse. SCOTT CO. GIRL IS FATALLY BURNED Verble Ozment, of Saleedo. Suf fers Fatal Burns Died Day After Accident. Benton, Mo., May 4. In attempting to burn some potato bugs with o sene, last Tuesday afternoon, Verble. the 8-year old daughter of Robert Oz nent, living in the vicinity of Saleedo, was fatally burned, when her dress caught fire and enveloped the little girl in flames. The child was burned from head to foot. The child died Wednesday nighty The funeral was held Thursday afternoon at Sikestoa with Rev. L. A. Webb officiating. The little girl and several children from the neighborhood had been pick ing potato bugs during the day and had placed them in a tin can filled with kerosene to burn the butrs. In pour ing the oil into the can, the child spill ed some of the contents on her clothes, and when she isrnited the can, the flames caught her dress. She ran screaming toward the house. The father in a frantic effort to save the child sustained severe burns as he attempted to tear the burning clothes from his daughter. He carried her in side and immediately telephoned for a physician. The latter found that the jrirl had inhaled the flames and had sustained painful internal burns. The little girl was relieved from her suf fering shortly before midnight Wed nesday. GROWING HOGS For a hog to be profitable he must be kept growing from birth to market ing age. He cannot be profitable un less he is healthy. He can always be in a profit-producing condition if he is fed B. A. Thomas' Hoe Powder. V piMtivfly u-;l you that this reme- rni cures thumps. If the powder does roc iiiake kooJ, we will. V. F. BEAUX & BROS.