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Mai- l ibrary WEEKLY , TRIBUNE 9 ALL THE NEWS WHILE IT IS V.- SuiL -1 rh- HEWS v.- INDEPENDENT IN EVERVTUINC. BUI NEUTRAL IN NOTHING. VOL:XVII THE CAPE COUNTY HERALD, CAPE GIRARDEAU MISSOI RI, JANUARY 18, 1918 NUMBER 1 HE 2J CARLOADS OF COAL ARRIVE AND ALEVIATE FAMINE Fuel Administration Confiscates For Citizens' Use Two Cars Consigned To Kirk Construe-! tion Company HALF TON LIinOREMAIN TILL CONDITIONS ARE NORMAL Every Carload Of Coal Reaching The City Will Be Seized By Fuel Administration For, Residents. i With the arrival y(-.-t ii:iy r I'c.xiv eu. io:i(i. :C cou :uul of twe move com- in in from Jnrk.-on yo.-tcrl::y ovotrnt: ih -oal famine which fl ipped the !:. .'.-vol a! !ay.- ap..-, was tomporaviiy roifvpK tho county ftip admini.-.lra- t.:-s :::,noi;:i;-rl yostrriay. Twp I'-r i ar th:.t arrived yesterday ; mcimn'r v. ere cn-i'.vnrd to the Kirk Construction Co.. but were seized by: th. fue! ndnvr.i: trntion fcr distribution in tin-; city. One of the cars that j came in ve.--tenlay evening frem J:irk.-on. was .akrn from a man in Oak , r.vory'n .iy in r.r-n! or f:i l. . aid y: ti ?d::y. bad v"rtu:.!ly rrxoct himself ar.d f.ir,-.".'y I'.i n been : t ill k;. t : V'.".: ('(I OV 1.1:0 Ctia ,1 rinistiat: . 1. r n iiv .to a -roitam rr e.anio 01 ..-v The .-inouneement :n i r. .;!rvr.!st'.. i ion v.vuld .-eiicit thn n times of th" nedy families of this city. Tit OiV.pt e. I a'! to ar.r.iy t Cie r.w'r h of the fuel administration for coal.. A ;'i ; ' . i-' r. i:1 " 1 ri i i; c :i ::!': scat."d i'Jio fael roi'nir.i.ti .it ion id, d ts V'.rA If -1 ': v. .(, "; C.vd C l cre'vrc' severr. ..i aicoi! ;s : ivca t v.: Cll!-, . one oatl. a I ev.oii. l.o In car'o'.!.: V.'e-'.T'.esf'a- All do.-nand.-. for c-'al fi'd ii-bruni.-traovs received by vo p.-rmpt- 1;- Ail.:.'.. Tho oidt-r.-, were pi: the deale r nea-o.-t to t':e vc the family in n p1 of roa'. i he Moriison Ice ar..i I'e'l W!t uo- lied the famii ' s in the nouh-rn so, ti n of the t it v and the West F.nl th ? !: ..! c.... an.i ihe r.'acV-Ivar.if Co. v."ro :.! iel upm to .-u.-p'y :iee's in th- V,Vt Knd, the Co -:r Cer.! Co.. and ihe Ih'iiv C. al C... oro ordor:il to take I'.tve ' vtard in the bu.-ii;r.- ditr'- U Xhv team - voe kejil t:.y !y iho V.V. V.r.-i l Co.. h: t'.M- i-nt-es in the !:n'c .! t - Kn ' Oth- o.- detdrrs tax.-d th:ir de!:v ry capao ity in an tflort to Til! the ov r--e, ived h:rirtp: ta." day. .V! inc-mir.ur tuvs leaded v.-iih end v t'l h;. .-ir.od bv the fa?! adi-iinis' ra tion, ex.-erth:. the- e cr.-ijre i l. n-ldif I'tiiitios c evo:.n"i s and oih?r-- : '!:!'.-"' d ill r.ecrs- iti s. 11. inatvjiaritifo Tho tw.. : ar C v t'.ttt ..' it -th.:.. Dai; .'; i"- :-t-- h-'rd to the Kirk Con-ti 13'", 'on were confiscated ;V.r sou.."'; l" . n nr.rv is ur.ab'.o to oi.er:t '"o-s r. i ''!;; li'o i h. wf Tho carload co i -iancd t.. xh--Ki'i'? mart was s:i"d ba'i . -n-lp chant ? iu have tho ca . i to its d?st 'nation. Xo '. "a cr-r.e-tion is r.-.tir.tar..'d with Oak l?'dtfc. The deliveries hi the' cty v,et yi- a,.iv im pa-trod by the heavy .-t.ow. The terns w.-ro hat.ily abl" to o n' their Ira Is throtigh th.e ieep snow hanks and drifts. Tho Knr-iry C.i -! Co.. wan:. jocr.n the rrd tod d?1. ivory hefors tho unit was lixetl uv t'l" iu- antnvnistmtor still keeps its limit at 500 iv-'.trtds for each family, ur.lil the Mi'p-y L- r.ortnal again. In Jacks-o.n the coa! shortage is n:t so provoktt'g as n the Ope. The ct. sumption of fuel has b"cn :-Iuccu there by the tlcs;ng of several plants. The Cape County Mi-irg Co. yc-torday to men, who have volunteered i;i vari men will be started. Mr. Sperling inimical terms for years and that they turr-rd two rar'oad:, of real over tc ,rv,,- brrr.thes of milttpiy --v vieo The eaid yesterday the board would meet met December SI in a-store at Millers Clarence Grant, the second deputy of beard has no record of these who have soon to fix a time convient for Dr. G. ville, where they had as argument, of the county fuel aunvnh-trrttion. and votuntetved. It v as learned only by W. Vinvarr?. the examining ohysician Edgar, the witnerses say, accused his readv for di-tr"but:on amor.cr the c"t- zens in thc event thc deabrs exhaust their supply now en hand. In the lower counties thc coal situa- Con is even wer.-e than it was in Cape Girardeau. Cnruthersvne. it was r- rorted' was virtually w'thcut fuel for two days. Chaff e?, has also stiff cr- ed greatly uder a coal famine. 1 I Viny;.rd, ;:rijdiod " y. (uuy cea! at'.mini.-.trator ; h a sUiTicicni amount tj ti 100 redi;iY for eoa! : a in .his citv yc.-tcrday. A canvass cfjdont of this city collapsed yesterday j t',o.-o w ho r.oeiled cctd was not neces .'i.' v.' e T.-.crij-iy, i i.u c oal ! b'i-s if the citv. Th? Ve,t 3b:2iion he anl 1'url Co., and th ad::t:o:i tr tho--- tho o-al dealers had .! ONE FOURTH OF REGISTRANTS IS IN FIRST DRAFT Local Rn irH I-'nrhiflfton , .. I -. ; ' ' ' . , m.J List FIRST CLASS MAY BE CALLED IN SHORTLY Iicislrants Must Kcp Final CIpsHficstion Card, Is (). ('ered. Al one t'.'Utlh of the rcpistrant.s jpe (I rariloaa C.ntniy have been ,! in (.i-s One by tho local board, rs'.Lna'. cd by tho lnembers of the . att '':s r'Tmbcr it is be lt, enous'-i ;ner. can ue drawn to o Givavdeu county s ijuota for he c:r .tt.r'v tho (.' vxt 'rart. T'.e.-e men will d in tho order, in which their were placed on the list by hi- ard elasJitieation of the rrci -rants. Lnder tne new i emulations ot tne aft. Uiuoher Sperlir.g, secretary of i he:.! bna-d sa'-l vesterday, it is nt-.-hiliitcd to give out he names of th-j ;en cl.i - To,; by the lv l For that ...:s-,n . r.K the indi- hi.d wil know "- svtu in this tlrufl. The boar i s ro-.- nttnara-r .1 stat'-Mfiit slio'.M.-ig t:-:i. immber of mm pia e I -n each class. ; A brut 4t:0 quett:onnaires sent out i0 lr-.tarts have failed to reach thc hoav.l no to this timeccordin to iho fic-ii'cs of the locai beard the maj-. or:-y uf ihre questionnaises sve;- sent -.tou! innuirx- that most of tho men vhn h-ve ia;!2d to return their ques- tionnaire, or whose questionnaire -uld not be delivered, have already . m-ei rH':t-rv service. As soon as the classification of men can ho firished the local b-.jia v-tl he- gin maih'n out the final classification eard. This card must be kept by tho . U53 SEEN if i :- jf-H SS3223 7.rvv' rt " 1 Sgfyll i I M -.r , ,'4 ...r. . .lSBi 7f J Tho U-5H. the German ? the German submarine which visited NVwjiort nvfr a year :inl then sank several ' Irs off Nan hoon raptured by the French. The U-boat w:ts tafcoti by a Fren.-li iWtrover ud two tnino sweepers :. asi iho Lie submersible is now in allied service and has floeountwd f-r several enomv submarines tucket, has several wool, "Mien, recognizing nor ini, as H)iii)l.iir CLEM HOELLER IS CRITICALLY ILL Mreken buridenlv le&ttrday Kveninc-Priest Is Sun - mnned By Friends. C!"..i I!. Hocl er. a veil known re.-i- cvtn:r.. while preparinrr for t'.ie even-! ir.u- iv.e:i! and v maitnd unc- v c'ous 1 f.r some time. His condition b s.tt.? ; .uih that Rev. Fath Prtiente wa- ; ailed ' t0 3"miniSl('1' th0 ,:lst. rue.s oT.Ur 4 Catholic C.turch. It was trared he; : would not recover. ! ?dr. Hoc!!cr has been in bad health i for nearly two months, but declined S it remain in hc! He has spent most j rf his time in a I?anmtr chair bemtf j unable to be ,own without ssuffennK I About three weekss aijo he was believ-1 I . . . . . , , , ' rctum to his oflfice. He is manaRer of the lecal anencv of the Standard Oil Company. i i .Mr. Hoeller 1 ives with his three children at 502 South Sprijrp: street. 1 ... , . . ,, I His wife died Thankscivin.tr Day lDlo, : since then .Mrs. .Martin Lorber: . . ... . - .. .... has assisted m carinp: lor tne children, ' i. . . n.. r ...1 ... her own. Mr. Lorbcrp; was at the Hoeller home vesterday eveninp:, when ' Mr. Hoeller collapsed. Mr. Hoeller isene of the most nonu- lar men of the citv ami' has a host of friends. He served two terms as coun-' arc Kept on tne macnine, ana wnen 'iiman of the Third Ward and is ere- this became ijrnited it was" impoAible dited with a splendid record as a mem-. for the watchman to get control of ber ef the city'ss lepislatife body. j the flames. The enffineers and ma 1C,V j ij'hin operators lca'c the drainage FKFJ1ERICKTOWN YOUTH IS i J4ADLY HURT IX EXPLOSION i Ieo Strcy of Frcdoricktown wass set- iously injured Wednesday afternoon, when the steam, boiler in the sawmill cf his fater exploded tearing away Irs ,eft far am, iRjur;r- :is arm badly. A 'vne leadinir from te boiler to the en gine, was torn off by the explosion 'tr'kinjr the veunr man on the left side , f the head and bodv. The steam issu-j hiT from the boiler sctlded his body, j The young man was taken homo and trfat(1 bv , nhvsician. The latter .,.,,.,.,1 .1 ' ' .i i;,t enme ! Pf.mi(:tPs ftop the pains? of the! SCn'il.. .It is feared h young ma wii" 1... ;. in tbo toft Lv. a? he v.,ff!f,fi ;ntmni ;n?r0 fmm th force r i. ut . registrant, as he was required to pre- serve his first registration certificate, and must be ready to present it up- on reque?t of any person of authority, In a few davs it will be decided, when the physical examination of the nf iho. l-.n-ir.-i & li ..i-iil m I.-i-t One will be called first, and will be examin- ed in order in which their names ap- pear on the classification list. Those who were previously xamiried and "-mted exemption wil again be eallnpt'. if thv in e1a fn. am. tlie War ass use, as vae nr rwokwl all v5jr Department has exemption. OFF NEWPORT CARTURED - )iilt. approached her without ff.ir. DRAG LINE BURNED LOSS OVER $20,000 l Darinaire W oik Near AUenvillei j Delayed One Month By Fire. The large electric drag line belonff- ins to the Klresch Construction com- pany, burned last Saturday nipht on Whitewater river, about three miles v. est of Allenville. While the origin "f the bltze is r.ct known it is beliefed it0 havc been aXSOi b overheated stove. The loss will exceed $20,000, according to 'reports from irm-i. jumi aiifii v''e' Amonpr the" parts of the machine destroyed were: the houang, ' the switchboard, pridds, all wirinp and the . . . t , motors. It will require at least one rtlontn to ,(,Pair "the damages. Thcprj? a!. 3 sufferinff from appendicitis. machine would have completed its work in sixty ilays had it not been for flre. . , . .. 1 ' T.te I loesch Construction Company ,s '''Kff"1'? the utcr?s tor tne L,iuie r.. r. , - rr- . ! Kiver urama.src company, ine macn- , - I ucd on Sthe rcciamation pr0ject. It is I va'ued at $"5,000, but the steel saved j i is said to be wcrth $15.C0O; Several barrels of oil and grease . . 1 . ! j work early Saturday afternoon, leav- J I incr the plant in eharjre of the nitht-1 'g tfte plant m charffe ol the niRHt-j watchman. The tchrnan. therefore , wes alone when the fire started, anc . had to pro to Allenville, a iistance of au 10 pro to Aucnviue, a t stance oi three miles to fret assistance, UNWRITTEN LAV TO Bh iiiiLLfcKS Piw.zsin. s. NEF.nsfi nflo nnn MnWhoCutC.a.. To H.i Preliminary Trial loaay. - Today. . , . The "unwritten law" will be the de- fense of Edgar Jliller who will be ffiv- on a preliminary hearing today-before ! his attorneys announced yesterday af- j ter conferring with the defendant, who is charged with attacking his cousin Dale Miller, with a knife inflicting several serious wounds n thc neck and face. It .s said the two men have been on ' hi rnuciit nf aliAnntincr hia n-ifVj at. fections. ! The two men came o a clash on the road on he outskirts cf the town, tnd during the Struggle Dale wa put aev- era! time. Edgar was te tha city yes AiAiM a mft iriO him mMmmma. lenfy VQ cooxcr mu ma rnvrnmeyw, Senate- Tbfta. 7. tfna nd Jbyfy ll ,bb. ouo1jirf. BY FRENCH rl (.. uFiuIiv runs awiish. I YOUTH UNDERGOES DOUBLE 0PERATI0N;r ',;r I Dallas RnnreH nrr ! ini? At Htuniial Follow- ing Ordeal. ; lire of ?r,00() or a year': Dallas Hays, IS years old a sun ofmf.nt, if violated. JudR;? and .Mrs. Kdward I). Hays, un- denvent a lou!!e operation at St.!'114'"1 u UK -ultl '" 'i' v..u n;f,i II- i . :.ii r, u- .-r . of the anaesthetic and was renoted by h.;s fat4l,r to ho in,,)lvvin;r ral):(uv , Thr- youth had been suffernir from e . i iauhority as Fuel Administrator were rupture for several vrars, and uponi. , ' I h?arl from mnnv of the larce manu- j the advice of his phyiciun decided to j fa-tn-rs: bmit ti t . pcration. He va.s tak-j i cn to the hospital yesterday morainfr. While, performnicr th? first ordeal tl nhx-'.irJims- f.mrl that ih vnnt and mmedutely the tneraton was i performed for the nmoval of the aj- pendix. The you riff man sotn rallied alter the operation. 'cither the physicians nor the pa- ueni l.imsen unnv mat nis appcnuis . . . - . , ! younff man attended a hall gven by the younff society folk at the Eiki Hail, rut did not feel any bad effect thai usually prerede an attack of appendi citis. GOVERNMENT WANTS F. " APPLICANTS - - j Clerical And Inspection Positions i . Afriinnn npnnMm.nl Must Be Filled. wiih the in of thc of : the national army thc clerical positions . i appeal has been sent out by the jrov ,fT li tions subject to thc civil service. Sev- ; eral thousand positions are open, not only for stenographers tnd' typev.'riter : .operators, but also for a number of: skilled wcrkmon, such a? ammunition! inspector-:, machinists and draftsmen.. Thousands of workers ars urgent- the government, in the prosecution fo j war. Theactual figting forces would j be poet-ess without an efficient civi-j lian army behind them .Men, subject j to the draft regulation?, but placed m the deferred class in th5 'draft. A- sUtant Postmaster Marvin Stout, who 1 has charge of the local examinations, said last night, are eligible for tcsse positions. Seme of the positions to be filled are: stenoimtnherfi. tvnewriter otiera-i tors, general clerks, index clerkj, schedule and production clerks, stt- tieiana. multigrph operttors, engi- neors of teat of orxfaoce material,' tfTajftan-iftn roadiixLists, Lool makers, and lftcotorK of all material used for ma upiii w w bmkw joi .waaufaaw - of .iptmftfrits a0H war i . eqtiijMnen. 1 GARFIELD IN EFFECT LAST MIDNIGHT SEYEN "millions! senatetried to IDLE AS RESULTIAVERT DISASTER, OF COAL EDICTlBUT IS IGNORED Violent Protests Against Or- j Resolution Asking Fuel Ad der Pour Into National ; ministrator To Wait Capital Passed 50-19 MILLIONS IN WAGES LOST BY EMPLOYES jOffire Buildings And Stores; Will Be Forced To Close. i WASHIXGTOW Jan. K Appro r- i imatcly tevcn million men are idle to- Washington, Jan. 17. Thc day ami will so remain till Wednesday : official order putting if! forCC as a result of the ortlcr issued by Fuel midni!jht ,hc clasinsi tf all i - j days will be a series of- holidays, the !coiu.ee.ufncp: of which are so wide ; spreadinfj th:t their entirety can noi he forcs-een. The order is not request but is compulsorv carryin.tr with it a imprison j From all points of the territory ef- iot!,tr -cs violent protests apamst i theorder poured int-J tl I national cap- in- ; nonr.ipl thai tho imhisti-ir-: weuld ' days. ' C!ps,-d for he romintr livt i 'n:nc'i lilat arfieid exceeded lis , Illinois 0hir InUiana. AIabiinia Michigan, lYnnvssvlvar.ia r.d Xew j York where larjre plants htv been v' orkiiiR several mtllion men every ine of iniliistnr wilbeparlyzodrejrard less whether diectlv effected bv th. radical order or not. On the r.cxt ten .Mond::s the entire busiess wot hi will be demorlizid as a result of the order, it was predicted by the leader:" eppossinff the eforce mrnt of the order. Office buildinffss not bein permitted to heat over dejrreess Fahrenheit, will be ile.erted stores which are not operated for the manufacture or distribution of food stuffs, are likewise effected and as a coi.outr.ee. many laijre dejartnier j stores will be forced to close on tin next nine .Mondavs. The closinff of the eastern ndustres will be seriously felt by the West as o j shipments will be sent out after Friday the needs of th.e merchants in the West -f that v.ouh! interfere and aslc for a modifi- iPnt:nn r t. i,;, r..:i. .,lc - it-is.-a id by party oponer.ts has ' cost the administration tre lis.-s if conf"!f'ncp placr1 'm 1 by the coi,,;, 0 r MEN TO WIN' WAR c--.-. tu:. t-..i... i.r.,. . . r ItnrHen -AllieqAr ' rt c' W-rnOut. Washington, Januaiy IT. Senator McCumbcr, of Xerth Dakota, today gave the Senate a gloomy picture ef the position of th? United States and her associates in emphasizing his plea for radically speeding up of the shipbuilding pro-; gram. He declared England was war now bearing the' brunt of th and asked, "How long can she stand Senator MeCumber said that tir this strain " The United States idea that pointing out weakness dis must fend 5,000,000 troops to balance cou raged the American people and en- the man iwwer of the Central Fowrcs. he 6aid, and 7HX),000 wcuhl be noed-'onc ed to make the Germans retreat. "Russria ar.d Roumania an cut of the war," a bserted Sen. McCumbcr- "Italy is losing ground. Franoe is unabl td make av headway . The m5 y -'. wall of oppoeiUoo at the atr.rn ead of tlr battle line is continenUI. Ku- ORDER SINGE TOOK ACTION TO KEEP ! NATION FROM FREEZING Senator Who Fathered Fuel Administration Bill Opposed Col Edict. m, ijji uic uni uvg uajfa, . . . i , r- , . . ' . trator Garfield late thiseven- ni o. In signing the order Gar ' field wliolh disregarded the 'request of the Senale to de- ny jie closino for five days. . , . . , - . passed by the Senate by the overwhelming majority of 50 to 19. WASHIXCTOX. .Ian. IT. A?saiied from all parts of the country for ss order to suspend industrial activity east ef the Mississippi liiver l'er five days loirinninjr today, Ftirl Admin istrator Garfield today deftmiefl his actioa before the senato coal ejommi tee. He ave three main reason for is suing it: Tr save people from frtozinff ito death in their homos. To insure American .shipping'ti) Eu- rope acrainst intenuptio through Itck of coal . To prover.t fuithei piling up of uianti facturing poods on the oa.-t'J'TT sea br.ard. His appearance following demands, in th senate for su.-pension Cf his or der, becrminjr effective at midnight. Haled lefore the committee f6 ex plain Cai bold oi.tb'ned the causes- of the reffiiltory rder car shorUiffe. shipping romrestion and co!;l hfimes. "I don't thirk it will be neceyM.ry an we havn't it in contemplation," he said, . "hu if it "s noerssary we shall ejtabliih a revolving fund to buy coal at th; pre sident's price. We'd have the Ptato administrators buy and sell." Garfield v.a; summored tc ti-tdy while engaged with the House Appro priations committee, where he wa , seeking an addition of ! 1,500.000 to the S2."C0,00O previously asked for tb op- oration cf his drpartment. rope is crumbling. Who can tell how J long Italy can and will withtta'tid the Teutonic pressure? Optimistic. in- dc?d .must be the mar. wnr will iay a single year without additional :sup- port .With Italy under tne aw 01 : the conqurercr w.th Imnce availed m :th- flank, who ran prophesy that that countiy will not be quickly brought under the heel rf the same eomiUerer and England's army left to battle a- gainst overwhelming numhers? This is delineating two things: "Fii-.-t the exact situation a it now is. and scror.d. the feasibilities of the future, and it is pre.-entfw the hope that we will at least trith par- tially awaken to a realization ox u mi is before us." couraged the enemy was a mistake and .declared that "we most now win this war." He said he was tired of hearing ar- gument that Germany tiuuH be rr- duced to cubmufcion by sSarratioB, and atattd that a CBtraJ Frwpr - rontrol three timas a m& miry in Kurepe as do the allla.