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THE WEEKLY TRIBUNE AND CAPE COUNTY HERALD, THURSDAY MORNING, JULY 19, 1917.
ORAN CHILD DIED OF NEW PLAGUE IN SCOTT COUNTY Infant of Edward Hall Suc cumbed Yesterday Evening. CHILD EPIDEMIC NOW PREVALENT IN CHAFFEE Many Small Children Sick In Cape Nothing Unusual Doc tors Say. The epidemic which claimed the lives of approximately 100 children in Scott County and other sections in Southeast Missouri during the past four weeks, is still prevalent, e?pecially noticeable in Chaffee and Oran. According to Dr. W. H. Westcoat of Oran, one of the most noted physicians and sur geons of Scott County-, many new cases have been reported in these towns. The latest victim of the epidemic is Junior Hall, the infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hall of Oran, a nephew of Lawson L. Dalton, agent for Hon. Louis Houck. Another child of the family of D. W. Hall is also suffering from the disease and is not expected to live. Dr. Westcoat told The Tribune last night he believed the new cases were due to cholera infantum with similar symptoms as in cases of enterocolitis, the malady that claimed so many chil dren in Scott County. A great number of infants in the Cape have been ailing for several weeks, but physicians agree that the disease, although similar to that which infested Scott County, is not of the same nature. No deaths have been reported so far in the city resulting from an attack of the disease. One Cape physician known as a spe cialist for children's diseases, said last night that he believed the disease was nothing unusual, but was of the same nature as the malady that appears ev ery summer and attacks a great num ber of children. A nurse from the Cape, who visited in Oran Monday, is quoted as saying that many cases of the same kind as found in Scott County were diagnosed in the Cape. An effort was made by The Tribune to verify the report, but of no avail. Several physicians said they had treated infants for an ailment which i? usual during the summer months, but none of the cases was of a critical nature, they said. When the epidemic broke out in Scott County several weeks ago, a specialist from St. Louis was called to aid in checking the malady. His inves tigation convinced jiim that the dis ease was spread by flies and was con tagious. With his assistance the phys icians in Scott County announced they had checked the malady by applying remedies and treatments suggested by the specialist. The majority of the children who succumbed to the disease were infants of less than two years of age. Older children were able to withstand the at tack of the disease. Several adults al so died of an attack of what was called enterocolitis. REGISTRATION LISTS AT POST OFFICE Si Serial Number of Men Register ed May be Obtained From Postal Employes. The list of the men registered In Cape Girardeau County bearing tTie serial numbers by which the draft will be arranged is open for inspection at the local post-office. Each man, wno registered June 5 or after that date, can ascertain his number by inquiring at the post-office. The names are arranged alphabeti cally. Each group of name beginning with a certain letter constitute a sec tion of the list. The total number reg istered in the county is 2483, of which number nearly 1200 are in Cape Gir ardeau city. The list of those registered on June ." showed a total of 2461 for the entire county. The additional 21 registered after that date. Among these were the men who were brought in from Dunklin and Mississippi counties sev eral weeks ago, charge with failing to register. All were released on bond after they had registered in this coun ty. The selection of those called to service will be conducted by serial numbers. Every man in each county has his serial number. On the day of the draft, Secretary of War Baker and other officials of the War Depart ment will draw numbers from a huge WIDOWEIGHT CHILDREN AIDED BY CITIZENS W. H. Stubblefield Declined To Bring Assistance To Destitutes. GOOD CITIZENS BUILD HOME FOR POOR WIDOW Son, 14, Only Wage Earner In Family of Nine Mayor Hirsch Aids Family. That president of the Provident As sociation, William H. Stubblefield, re fused to assist a destitute widow with eight small children because of an old dispute, was learned by The Tribune yesterday, and the mother has been depending upon the charitable spirit of several liberal citizens and the cm- polyer of the oldest boy of the family. The widow is Mrs. Mary Kennedy, who was ejected from the Adams house on Jefferson street several months ago because of her failure to pay the rent. She has since been liv ing in a small frame house in the Red Star Addition erected for her by several citizens of the city, who came to her assistance and made her con dition as comfortable as possible. Mrs. Kennedy has eight children, the oldest being a boy about 14 years old, the two youngest are twins, less than one-half year of age. The eldest boy has been employed by the Freeze Threshing Machine Co. for several mbnths, but owing to his delicate con stitution, brought on by deprivation, the lad has not been able to earn enough money to pay for his own sup port. When Mrs. Kennedy, who came here from Tennessee shortly after the death of her husband last winter, was forced to leave her home in the Adams, house, she was left without any money or any place to stay. Mayor Hirsch was asked to appropriate some money from the city funds for the woman's sup port, but in the absence of such a fund the Mayor contributed from his per sonal funds to the upkeep of the desti tute family and asked for more dona tions among his acquaintances. Several wealthy men were approach- ed by Mayor Hirsch, and a cottage was built in the Red Star Addition for the penniless woman. . She soon be came able to earn a little money for her family by taking in washing, but her feeble condition forced her to abandon the work shortly afterward, In addition, her oldest son lost his po sition in the shoe factory, being too weak to do the work his duties re quired, and the family soon fell back into the old conditions. The Provident Association was ask ed to take care of the family when their plight became known again. Mrs. Kennedy had concealed her troubles from her benefactors the second time, and it was due to a visit of the em ployer of the eldest boy of the family, that the conditions became known. The boy in the meantime had obtained a position in the factory of the Freeze Threshing Machine Co. Stubblefield, the president of the Provident Association, visited the house and rebuked Mrs. Kennedy for not keeping the home in cleaner condi tion than was found. She explained to the visitor that she could hardly care for her little children, all being small and unable to care for them selves, and for that reason she could not keep her home as clean as could be expected. During the past few weeks Mrs. v Kennedy has been supported by the charity of some of the citizens. Sev eral officials of the Freeze Threshing Machine Co., among them Mr. Deeds, the manager, have purchased groceries and other necessaries for the family. Aside from that, many others have contributed to the collection for the stricken family. Mayor Hirsch and others have supplied the family with groceries whenever needed, and every thing is being done to relieve them of any cares without the aid of Stubble field. jar in the national capital. Thess numbers drown from the jar will indi cate who will be called for military service. The numbers drawn from this Jar will be universal for the entire coun try. If necessary, additional calls wiTT be made later. Every man subject to the selective draft expected to watch the numbers drawn from this jar to ascertain whether he is on the first, second or third calL 'Another list bearing the serial num ber of the names of those who were required to register for the selective draft, is exhibited ia- the Courthouse at Jackson. Anybody who wishes to "get his number," may do so by calling on the sheriff or the county clerk. TROOPS SENT TO FLAT RIVER TO QUELIRIOTING Two Companies Dispatched From St. Louis to Restore Peace. POLICE HAD LOST CONTROL OF BIG MOBS Upheaval Due to Importation of Foreigners Into Lead Min ing Districts. Flat River, Mo., July 14'. Troop B Cavalry and Battery A Artillery, ar rived here this evening to take charge of the riot situation and prevent fur ther outbreaks of rioting that started here Friday morning after several hundred foreigners had been attacked by a mob protesting against the im portation of the men. A number of men were shot and others injured by rocks hurled by the rioters Friday afternoon. The National Guard was ordered out by Brigadier General Clark in com mand of the Missouri Guard, upon the request of Sheriff Adams who said the situation had gotten beyond his con trol. Companies from Caruthersville, West Plains and Kirksville were also ordered by Brigadier General Clark to hold themselves in readiness to re inforce the two troops dispatched to the riot scene, in the event the situa tion grew worse. A terrific downpour of rain at noon today dispersed the mobs that had gathered about the offices of the dif ferent lead companies. As the men dispersed throughout the district, how ever, they agreed to return and see that every foreigner left the district With clearing skies the men gathered in force again to carry out their agree ment to drive the foreigners from the lead mines. Advices from Jefferson City this aft ernoon stated that State Commissioner of Labor William H. Lewis was en route to Flat River, as personal repre sentative of the Governor, to investi gate the rioting. Sheriff Adams of St. Francois County was said to have Teported to Governor Gardner that labor leaders were deporting foreign miners in groups of 100. Men were injured in rioting last night. The rioters are demanding the discharge from the mines of 2000 for eigners. Mine officials denied they had im ported foreign labor. Members of the mob say the mining companies have been bringing in Russians and Poles to take their places at cheaper wage. Wages for an eight-hour day range from $4 to $6. The mob, gaining proportions, went to the shaft house of the Federal Lead. Company, and there repeated their work of scattering the foreign miners, Clubs were wielded on the heads of more than fify,. persons. The.-mobr'then-,paraded the streets till midnight, calling on all American miners to arm themselves. More than 1000 answered the call and now seem to be in charge of the town. NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT Notice is hereby given to all cred itors and others, interested in the es tate of August C. Heisler, deceased, that I, Annie Heisler, administra trix of said estate intend to make final settlement thereof at the next term of the Cape Girardeau Court of Com mon Pleas of Cape Girardeau Count State of Missouri, to be held at Cape Girardeau on the 23d day of July, 191T. Annie Heisler, Administratrix. SAVES THE BACON Mr. Isaac Cantrell, R. No. 2, Terre Haute, Ind., writes "My experience with B. A. Thomas' Hog Powder, is that it has given good results in help ing those that were sick and keeping those that were not sick. It does all that you claim for it. I would not have had a sick hog if I had used it sooner.' F. F. BRAUN & BROS. FINAL SETTLEMENT NOTICE Notice is hereby given toall credit ors and others interested in the estate of Hy. C. Neumeyer, deceased, that I, the undersigned, intend to make final settlement of the estate of said deceased at the next term of the Pro bate Court of Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, to be held at Jackson, Mis souri, beginning on the 13th day of August, 1917. A. F. Neumeyer, Administrator. FOR SALE Poland China shoats; full stock. Apply Joe Kies, R. F. D. No. 2. Phone 333L L MAY 1 TT f PERSONS RECENTLY FROM BER. LIN BELIEVE MICHAELIS 18 MERELY A STOP GAP. WAY PREPARED FOR CHANGE New Imperial Chancellor of Germany Who Has Been Silent on Hit Policies, Will Speak on HI . Plans Thursday. Basel. Switzerland, July IS. The Neustes Nachrlchten of Munich Bays that the declaration of the new Ger ban chancellor. Dr. Michael is, before the reichstag will be for peace, hav ing the same general trend1 as the resolution prepared by the parties of the left (which declares for pea-:e without annexation). Amsterdam, July 18. According to news brought by arrivals from Berlin belief in liberal circles there is that Chancellor MIchaelis is merely a stop gap, who will prepare a way for some form of a dictatorship,, with Gen. Lu dendorff in supreme control. Less is known of the personality of Gen. Erich von LudendorfT than of any of the other military or political leaders of that country. His fortunes have generally been linked with thoao of Field Marshall von Hindenburg, whose chief of staff he is. Although it was the troops under him (he was then only a major) which were the first to enter Liege, his first fame as a strategist was achieved on the eastern front, to which he was summoned as soon as Von Hindenburg achieved the su preme command there. Since then the two have been practically Insep arable, and even the highest military circles of Germany have remained in doubt as to how much of the suc cess of the latter should be attributed to the genius of his silent partner. MIchaelis Still Silent. Copenhagen, July 18. Chancellor MIchaelis continues to preserve si lence on the German peace program and the questions of internal reform, and the Liberal press and politicians In Germany are manifesting increas ing apprehension that when he finally breaks silence, he will speak with decidedly conservative accent. His putting forward of Field Mar shal von HIndenburg and Gen. Luden dorfT to discuss German peace condi tions with iijmher-the reichstag: his failunj'to consult parliamentary leaders In prospective new appoint ments to the Imperial Prussian cabi net; antecedents, previous environ ment and' the -openly avowed satis faction of conservatives with the change In chancellors, contribute to the marked uneasy feeling In liberal and socialist circles as to what the chancellor's maiden speech Thursday will show. FARMERS ARM AGAINST l.W.W Deputy Sheriffs' Being Sworn In to Protect Property From Law less Depredations. Klamath Falls, Ore., July 18. Farm ers are arming themselves and the force of deputy sheriffs is being great ly Increased here to stem the I. W. W. uprising. Additional reports were received of cattle poisoning, for which the I. W. W. is blamed. J. Frank Adams, a wealthy Klamath Falls county ranch er, found 200 cattle and 25 horses dead on his place alone. Other farms in the district south of here report losses from poisoning. A number of fires of plainly Incen diary origin have been discovered In Klamath Falls and on surrounding farms. Gov. Withycomb, it became known here, is preparing to take a hand in the situation. The battalion of Ore gon minute men now being organized probably will be rushel to Klamath Falls. WOMEN PICKETS SENTENCED Option of $25 Fine Rejected and Ap : peal Is to Be Taken Dudley Field - Malone Their Council. : Washington, July 18. The 16 mem bers'1 of the Woman's party arrested In an attempt to "picket" the White House, were sentenced to pay a fine of $25 or serve 60 days in the Dis trict of Columbia workhouse at Oc coquan, Va, They decided to take the 60 days' sentence. An appeal will be taken. Heretofore the suffragists have got ten off with three-day Jail sentences. Dudley . Field Malone, collector of customs at New York, who saw the arrests, and was a witness in behalf of the women, will act as (heir coun sel. Changes Name. London, July 18. King George at a meeting of the privy council at St. JameB' palace announced the new name of the royal house and family to be "the House of Windsor." , Greek King Gives In. Rome, July 18. King Alexander is reported to have acceded to the de mands of Premier Venlzelos to reas semble the chamber of 1915, according to wireless diapr lobes hre. SEPT: WHEAT 2 GTS. LOWER FIRM GRAIN MARKET WAS MAINLY STEADY ON 8T. L0UI8 EX CHANGE WEDNESDAY. THE NEWS WAS FEATURELESS With Exception of 2o Riss in Septem ber Wheat, Led by Shorts, Thers Was No Trading In the Fine Grain Northwest Strong. St. Louis, July 18. The grain mar ket was mainly steady on the 81 Louis Merchants' Exchange Wednesday. With the exception of a 2c rise in September wheat, led by shorts, there was no trading in the fine grain. July was unchanged at $2 bid. Northwest strong. News featureless. Liverpool dull and lower and arrivals continue fair. Price Current-Grain Reporter says winter wheat In many sections is above early expectations and rains in Dakotas very beneficial! Argentine clearances light, Argentine weather fine and growing crops excellent. At noon July wheat was nomtnal at $2, September up 2c at $1.92. Coarse grains dull but steady. Of ferings moderate and demand fair, Corn crop reports from many locali ties unfavorable. September corn up c at $1.64, December up c at $1.13(31.13, May up lc at $1.12. Receipts Cars wheat, local, 65; cars wheat, through, 18; cars corn, lo cal, 35; cars corn, through, 20; cars oats, local, 35; cars oats, through, 3; tons hay, local, 635; tons hay, through, 135. Grains in St. Louis Public Elevators Wheat. 9,971 bushels; corn, 12,678; oats, 9,353. St Louis Hay Quotations. Timothy Choice. $2121.50; No. 1, $1920; No. 2, $1819. Clover hay Choice, $2122. Prairie hay Choice, $2122; No. 1. $2021. Alfalfa hay- Choice, $25; No. 1. $23824; No. 2, $19 20. Wheat straw, $10. Past St. Louis Llvs Stock. National Stock Yards, 111.. July 18 Cattle Receipts 6,000 head, 1,500 southern. Market steady. Native beef steers, $7.50 13.50; yearling steers and heifers, $8.50135; cows, $6 10.50; stockers and feeders, $69.60; calves, $614; Texaa steers. $5.50 9.50; prime southern beef 6teers, $8 12.25, beef cows and heifers, $4,250 9; prime yearlings and heifers. $7.50 10. i Hogs Receipts, 9,500 head. Mar ket lower. Mixed. $15 15.50; good. $15.4015.60; heavy, $1414.10; light. $14.7515.25; pigs, $1014.75; bulk. $1515.50. Sheep Feceipts, 3,500 head. Mar ket steady. Ewes, $89; choppers. $66.50; canners, 45; lambs, $140 15. Chicago Live Stock. Chicago, I1L, July 18. Hogs Re ceipts, 29,000 head. Market lower. Mixed and butchers, $14.15015.50; good, $14.80015.50; rough. $14014.25; light. $14.30015.25; pigs, $11,250 14.15. Cattle Receipts, 15,000 head. Mar ket higher. Beeves, $8.35014; cows and heifers, $5.30011.90; sotckersand feeders, $6.25 09.25; calves, $9,500 14.25; canners, $5.5007.25. Sheep Receipts, 9,000 head. Mar ket steady. Native, $7.75010.80; west ern, $7.90011; lambs, $9.50015.40; western, $9.75015.50. PRODUCE MARKET. St. Louis, July 18. Eggs New cases included, 27028c; good secondhand cases, c less; cases returned. Butter Creamery extra, 37Hc; firsts, 35c; seconds. 34c; ladles. 82 c; packing stock. 31c. . Poultry Hens, 1618c; ducks. 18c; . geese, full feathered; 10c; plucked, 708c; turkeys, 19021c; cocks and stags, ISftc; 1917 spring chickens, 1 to 2 pounds, 30c per pound; 1V4 to 1M pounds. 26c; spring geese, 12a Calves Per pound, 6013c. Guineas Round, $3Z0 per dozen. Vegetable. PotatoesHomegrown, $1.3001.40 per bushel. Onions Homegrown, $1 per box. Cabbage Homegrown, 30c per box. Carrots Homegrown, 12c per dos- en bunches. Lettuce Homegrown, 1O023O per box. Splnacli Homegrown, 26c per box. Beets Homegrown, 20080c per dozen bunches. Turnips Homegrown, 60075a per box. String Beans Homegrown, $101.25 per bushel. Tomatoes Homegrown, $3 bushel. Corn Homegrown, 15o per dosen. Cucumbers Homegrown. $1.50 box. Fruftm. Apples New, $304 per barrel. Blackberries Horn agrown, 80c 0$1 per tray. Plums Homegrown, 35040c. Would Draft Aliens. Washington, July 18. Alien "slack ers" except Germans and those sp cifically exempted by treaties may be drafted into the service of the United States army. A resolution to accom plish this wa passed by the senate. Probate Court Docket Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, Probate Court, August 13, 1917. Monday, August 13, 1917. Bailly, John, admr. August Jaeger, deceased. Beardslee, Thos. J., gdn. Charles F. Gibbs, minor. Braun, John, gdn. Anton J. Grothoff, minor. Bartels, Wm. and John Bierschwal, executors Conrad Bierschwal, deceased. Brakebusch, Henry, admr. C. C. Smith, Blattner, Chas., admr. Louisa Ristig, Drum, Thos. B., trustee Mary Drum, Davis, Watson, gdn. John Watson Davis, minor. Davis, Mary L., gdn. Stewart Prather, minor. Deimund, Chas. P., gdn. Minnie Deimund, minor. Tuesday, August 14, 1917. Daume, Martin, gdn. Ida Daume, minor. Eggers, Annie, gdn. Selma, Marie, Pauline Eggers, minor. tdwards, Emma, gdn. Leo and Sam A. Stewart, minors, ager, Philip, gdn. Own Minor Children, Hinton, H. H. gdn. Simmons Minors. Hinton, H. H. gdn. Hillemann Minors. Hitt, R. A., gdn. Grace Erown, insane. JJ1 Heider, Louisa, gdn. Alvin Kaminsky, minor. Howard, Nettie, gdn. Bessie E. and Benj. H. Howard, minors. Jaeger, Chas. B., admr. John Clippard, deceased. Wednesday, August 13, 1917. Kaufmann, Otto and Albert, executors George Kaufmann, deceased. '. ' Keller, Marie, admx. Fritz, deceased. ' Kinder, Robt., gdn., Own Minor Children. , Litzelfelner, Camelia V., gdn. Own Minor Children. Litzelfelner, Harry, gdn. Johnson Minors. Looney, Albert, T., gdn. Carrie I. McCulIough, minor. Martin, Rosie, gdn. Martin Minors. Medley, John S., gdn. Robert Moore, minor. Medley, John S., admr. Allen Sneed, dceased. Morton, Guy E., gdn. Lulu Morton, minor. Mueller, G. H., gdn. Mueller Minors. Thursday, August 16, 1917. Miller, Q. O., gdn. Geo. D. and Beulah Stone, minors. Macke, Henry W., executor Henry P. Ahrens, deceased. Neumeyer, A. F., admr., Hy. C. Neumeyer, deceased. Oberheide, F. Wm., gdn. Anna Macke, insane. Oberheide, F. Wm., gdn. Chas. Zinn, insane. Oberheide, F. Wm., gdn. Foster Minors. Obermiller, Lena, admx. Eugene Obermiller, deceased. Poinsett, A. E., gdn. Allmon Minors. Reynolds, James H. and Robt. E., executors Dudley Reynolds, deceased. Sander Wm. G., gdn. Leo R. Sander, minor. Friday, August 17, 1917. Scott, Thos. D., gdn. Franklin Howard, minor. Schwab, Ben H., admr., Benedict Schwab, deceased. Schoen, E. G., executor, Mary Myer, dceased. Seabaugh, Wm. H., gdn. Phillips Minors. Spradling, Mrs. Kate, gdn. Byrne Minors. Seabaugh Joseph M., gdn. Seabaugh Minors. Seabaugh, David, admr., Mahala C. Stearns, deceased. Schaefer, Wm. B., executor Marie Schaefer, deceased. Short, Alice, J., gdn. John N. Short, insane. Tuschoff, Richard F., gdn. Celia J. Tuschoff, minor. Welker, James B., gdn. Raymond C. Welker, minor. Wilkerson, L. M, admr. R. P. Wilkinson, deceased. W. C. HAYS, Clerk of the Frobate Court. CHAUTAUQUA CLOSED WITH NICE CONCERT Castellucci Band Entertains Lar ge Crowd at Normal Rain Interfered in Evening. The Chautauqua week was closed with the concert given by the Castel lucci band at the Normal last night. Owing to the heavy rain during the afternoon and later in the evening the concert was given at the Normal audi torium. The hall was crowded to the last seat, everybody anxious to hear the concert given by the famous band. Although the Chautauqua was not financially as good a success as ex FOR HUMAM HAPPINESS NO man can live for himself alone. Our Lines are interwoven with other lines; our interests with other interests. The Bell Telephone long distance service keeps us in touch with the world. Separation is easier to bear. There are fewer breaKs in the continuity of our lives. Anxiety is allayed by the voice of the absent friend which comes to us over the vibrant wire. Are you making , your telephone minister to your happiness. Cape Girardeau Bell Telephone Co. deceased. deceased. cripple. . pected, the entertainments given dur ing the week by the various troops were fairly well attended and greatly enjoyed by the audience. The illustrative talks delivered by Capt. Vickers of the British army ami Miss Kearny Thursday and Friday, re spectively, gave the citizens a vivid picture of the conditions now existing in. Europe since the outbreak of the war. The comical and musical ren ditions by several other performers during the week served to offset the sentimental effect of these lectures. No. 66 r , Thi is prescription prepared etpeeUHy for MALARIA or CHILLS 4. FEVER. Five or six dotes will break any cate, and if taken then a tonic the Fever will not return. ' It sets oo the liver better than .Calomel and does not gripe or sicken. 25