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rRIB'UNE TV- WEEKLY ALL WE. KEW3 WHILE IT IS J NEWS o I m - I 111 V ' MMm VOL: XVII THE CAPE COUNTY HERALD,CAPE G1KAEDEAU, MISSOURI, MARCH 28, 1918 NUMBER 14 1 KNEHANS TO HAVE TILT WITH OLIVER OVER CITY SEWER City Councellor Takes Ex ceptions to Letter Writ ten by Oliver TO ASK RAISE OF; fl rUDLlt 5-KVIlfc TAX ASSESSMENTS The Easter Bonnet D Board of Equalization Meets ! Monday to Revise Valuation WILL ASK SENATOR PUBLIC UTILITIES MAYi FOR EXPLANATION GET ANOTHER INCREASE! Object. (o Being Called Unpro 1 Railroads, Telegraph and Tele fessional in Atlitnde Taken on Sewer. A verbal tilt lietwecn City Counsel lor Ocar A. Knchans and Senator 11. I. Oliver wi'.l probably result from phone Valuation Also Sub ject to Big Boost. A considerable increase of the tax ; valuation of ail public service cor-1 1 poration operating in the city will j bo advoiated before the hoard of ou-i the action taken by Um Senator in be- uaiization, which meets next Mondavi half of, some property owners to stop , in viexv of thc f.,jt that the ,ast Stat0 j the construction of the West Knd Se-. legislature changed the tax assess-; wer by asking an injunction against j nu.nt law m.u;rin,, that the tax as-! the city council re venting that body j sessment be made on the full value j from. letting the contract for tl-.e j of tho property-, inst-ul of fortv per I work, Tho cause of the threatened , cent as jias been customary under the; altercation is a letter, which Senator j0j,j aw J Oliver wrote to Judge John A. Snider. The incit,ase brinff the total j who issued a temporary injunction ' tax assessment of all public service ' against the city U the Senator's re- corporations, including the water and last- I light company, the telephone com- Accordin- to the information j pany am, telegraph Ud the railroads. uiuug.o. to uiv uy counselor, ena-jto approximately ST.OO.OOO. while the tor Oliver wrote a letter to Judge ; pres,Jlt assossed valuation j:; about Snider, in which he is aliened to have j ?2SO,000. The Missouri Public Util- madc reflecting remarks upon the at- j itics Company, tops this list with an 1IJII I I A MO DCf AUED V titude the city counsellor took in the . assessment of ir0.0(!0 for the per-j lllLLifilflj HElLUf Lift I sewer matter. The city counsellor. son:il property exclusive of all real! tn:l Vctr.l?l V" !..- l"ir..l Knrin i r " - -r.i r.l ' . , , i . t - -"-j -V .v. .v.. ..v.. .estate ownen ry tne com pan v. Senator Oliver, in this letter, denour.c j According to" the figures compiled ed his attitude as "unprofessional" ! by County Clerk Pduchcr Sperling on for the reason that he pave out in- the face of the assessments for ti e formation on the developments of the !at vear. the Frisco railroad headed HOW AVOW - ?mzzm v ttmmm. m mm. i have m j BRITISH REPORT THEIR LINE NEAR ARRAS IS BROKEN Enemy Begins Drive In New Sec tor of Battle Front Crosses Somme in Advance in North Sector. GERMANS DRIVEN BACK TWO MILESINCOUNTER ATTACK French Must Give Up Position, When Outnumbered by Enemy 100 ,000 U. S. Soldiers to be in Battle Soon. LITTLE HOPE FOR DR. Falh?r Informs Cape Frie nd that Condition of Medical 01 ficer is Worse. PATTON FUNERAL SATURDAY 2:30 P. M. Body of Well Known Cape Citi zen Who Died on WTay to St. Louis Arrived This a.m. ; the list of tax assessments for pub- sewer matter. The city counsellor said yesterday ' ic st-wice corporations in Cane Cir- evening, when asked by a reporter Tor : :mieau County. The total tax assess Tribune reanlinfr the difference be-; im.nt of the Frisco railroad property tween him and Senator Oliver. that he';,, !n ronntv ; v;-..r. oa t m? rs- LONDON. March "JS. The Knjrlish line around Ana. on the extreme northern ..nd of the battle lii.es. lias lieeii broken by the (Jermans. it was an nounced by thc War OtVu tniirht. Tlu forward zone, opposite Arras was d bv the hcavv asualts and violent artillerv tirintr of t lie Cermun es. i ne enemy crosseu tne M)nniK irom tr.e nortn in the vicinity of GO HOUR EARLIER aT h'ast eiht complete army divisions wer hurled aaint the Knlish : opposite Arras forcinjr t!ie Uritish troops ti retreat toward Hamel. Tlws sector is thf extreme ritrht flank of the enemy, anl the offensive on this front cam" unexpectedly. DRAFT BOYS MUST -: Contingent of 10 Ordered to Jackson Must Ce There At 7 O'clock. Hope for the recovery of Dr. Paul j The body of (Jeorpe Patton, who Williams, a lieut-nant in the n.e li-! (lie1 suddenly on a Frisco train, be- , ... , , , t'.vcen Tower Grove StaticHi and Union i cal corps of the arinv, has been aban r , , . .undent Mution. Veinesdav cvenine,-, arr: eM.. doned by his father. Dr. Phil U. Wil- . " ; , . ( ounty. I lit . C tl Ilj tillO It! VI ll",s v " 111 i' 1 ' - 1 1 I J LONDON. March "2S. Heavy counter attacks launched by the French j troops air;-.!nt the dernian line soutuward ct Nhjmii rrsulte I in a rr-pulse In order to avoid confusion as to;rf tlw (;t.rnians aIon;r a hllVe fn,nt ()f six miles and to a depth of nearily the hour or departure of the next eon-; two miles. The French are continuing their attacks in this sector in ;.. of draft men from Cape! effort to release the pressure on the Uritish lines. Sheriff Hutsoa chairman of! 1 nt enemy fon-ed his way across the Somme late Mou.l call on th senator to ascertain i0f which .,nu;unt ft;8.10S coes to the 'Hams, who with his wife and eldest ' h,- !.,, ,. u..r inti...r ro.v3ithe local board has sent a notice whether the information given was correct. him I to I city of Cape Girardeau. The. Frisco has two and one third bad: tii left wine- of the Uritish army sou?!-, of th ' n'tarl:.- in this :rrion. the Germans we:. unable tr i neveer gave out any advance nii!c5 0f tracks in the ritv. The nas- , . ' , . ti- son Roy, has been at the bedside of P.ader'of St. Louis. .Mrs. Patton wasl&H'in M continjrenf not to overlook w'h:rh'rer.iHined" the same as they were yesterday. last river. niht puhir-r !)espde violent jo Iliiti.-h bn.-s trick- j the fact that they must report an l he naS- . i i: 1:1? p li.n fill iliii trnin 'I'l'.i rnilTi ii Worn OM ! 1. l: I- 1 ... L .1 1. ;nrn,-n,n;rvn .... . t " oeen in a cnucai conouion uiienn;jr - raim-i !.n usuai, a.- trie c.(kk vrdnv -nm !, ,nJ ' 7 1 , T V . : from pneumonia. j - ' vay to J-.urek t -.. ..i . win have b.on niovet, up an hour oa n,.:ir Lessiny and Noyon. the Germans rushed such heavy re inforcement . : " ' la,,u l"e I,e'-,U "e;)0t Ut The following tple,rrnn, rreeiv- Patton OXpOfi- to tM.e :, SUieS',, : .... ... ,,.,.1., :M,:lint tl. vi. rrrs.rVfXz;- rt;1"?. rL-rr . c- jj.. ; w, , "s : li.-! :: . , , V 'Haariff, from the father of the younK 1 lun''iai w ,,rm "'" , to men will leave Jackson April 1 the A hand to hand lisrht. in which the enemy suffered Krcat casualties F...v .,.:.. -ine tracKs. macninerv ana otner ..x,...,. , bifprnnn --::0 oVloek from the re-' . , .. ... , . . ...... ... on th iniunction before it was is- k:i.,: :i i M,,,ctr- I-,u,i ' . " " . " - , ;i.rst iay on wnu-n tlie new time rejru- iook piace r.ere iasi n.ni - UU l'lll IV LIll' I dill VJ. i I U .J I Wil'll. .. i im -m I PiI,. -iv-irj-Tlirtf. liit'..j-ki'll Tll nxi-ri-. very little nope lor his recovery. ;-..,e. ... .... ..ii- lati.,n v ,H ht. ,n 0fft.,.t. Anticijvitincr ! Lieutenant Williams has bc-en con- j J- J- Clopton will say the ser- hat ssonw of th mc jn ! fined to the base hospital at i-oit Ii:-iut- , ulluw" u" lt l"v v ould overlool; PA IMS. .March 2S. After beinjr bl'K-ked on the left bank of the Oise, : in the battle that the French were jiowerless against the violent asualt sued. anything pertaining to city affairs, 'cf the Cape Girardeau Northern 1 ail ! and do not pretend to ev He suf-'cnurcn tn0 remains will be taken to of bronchitis, 1 Lonmier Cemetery for burial and accord inr;- to tiie t:rst jn format ion :eieuion 01 w.e . ; ieport next ;jomij,y coining trcm the vountr o:iicrr turn , "- """ " ": other draft the Y.v nf.r.rl-.- two vpp!: (. .. lui.., v.itoni nit; 1 1 1 1 i j . is .r:i..im. . . ,. , . . tw it,. nnH; ; .,t;ni tni,v ... - ... ... Tficn a silent anach ,..v.v.., ..v . w ..t.i.. ine total assessr. en . in une county. If anyone ask for information on city ' s-247,700. The property of the Wes- auairs, i oeneve 11 is me duty ci any tern Union Teleuraph Co.. in the cit; ty omcials to gvc the information "If Senator Oliver, however, believ s in conductina: the city's business umier rover or aaritness. men ne ana ---n ti. : -.zj-i.. .u:. -..u:-... t i i he father hurried to the cam i uner uie! on mis suo.ieci. 11 Mavor H rsch said last n.-'it. v. hen c. ... , . ... tun Tl, viu 1edv wn the . ' I ciatuitiP-v luorninjr upon receiving ". ...v. ....... - ;kel whether he would ror u". , T ... . r .u m,'v nwr.in;,.itinn f n-hii-h Mr. T'llton iv. ..r :l . . . .... ; . imu iilmii i.iru..kiui, iimv i ' uv wn u.i.iu.i3.uii..., increase of the assessment . ."use then he certainly must believe in se-;1)Ubijc service corporation's Ik- -v.nlj crecy aa for c ity affairs, but I do not not take any action too the r. ason take that standpoint. I merely wrote hat he voui(l sunei;-:-- rfti.-e in a to both Judge Snider and Circuit ' snort time. As a rul he said, the the ?!anr of time. the sheriff jesterday sent notice to : the men who have been ordered to erntin'-ents lift the! i .. r i .... jifi-or.m.'inipil it. to the Patton residence . . .-.. ... ... is assessed at SI. ..0.1.40 and for .Aw. ..... Manv other friends were at the sta-: ' , i .- tu r ,,' ''e eloned. m. i iir iutims rit .it in. mornmtr. Lnder the new time r?- entire county at Sl.S-.. The hell. , i( ut01iant Wi1Iiam. has l)ccn ut1,er lion when the body airived. Ration railroads will advance their rekphone ( ompany s property m he. of hjs fathcr assi;ste(l hy . local Klks Lodfre will attend 1 a who,e hoar R tht thc trajJ city is assessed at 42.1, am. a s. . , , - . , tr.lini fam,, the funeral in a body ami will take iha ,,,, mo fi.oni ......v ip last eha-rjrc of the remains after leaving will reallf leave at S:20 instead of 0:20. The men will also be requir ed to report at Oic courthouse an npe r i. . . r .1. - : u ' a nianng on ocuaai oi cii.v, m mc to the new mayor, wnenev r a event Senator Oliver filed an app'i-;of administration was cation far 9D iniunetion. i tu . l ,. i r , -i:.. -i-;..- .f tJ- .IT J-l .t-r- I T ! .... . . .., 1 OL. l.OUlS i amy oiu injs occau.se i was cci- county wi'l po into session next .Mon- hour earlier than usual, namely at LIGHT VOTE FOR Senator Oliver calls my attitude in aske,i serious illness of his son. When the was a member. He was at one time a fathcr arrived at the cam) he saw leading Mason, but on account of his - instea(J of ejRnt 0vJ0ck. how critical the condition of his son : failmjr health was torce.l to rive up and immediately wired Mrs. Wil- his membersnip in max orranrzauon. i: ...4i at, .. .... Manv Tei son? from ail sections of Judge Kelly askme that I be pnen boa.,.d of 0quai,zutl0n ;,lt th,s iir tn ghe wa the State are expected to attend the ilast Monl:v afternoon bv her eldest funeral, as Mr. Patton was perhaps nffinrrfAii rATirPrrU ison. Pioy Williams, who joined her in j the best known traveling man in Mls' fcLtL 1 lUll rUKfcuLfcn soun. His ti-ips as represeniaiive oi - n Pt. I.onis shoe comnanv date back: lain that l coum connnce botn .mocres ; dav and pass on an cas(.s brought be-; I to the time when there were no rail- that the greater majority of the prop : fore it. it usually requires several ; fTTTTri) k MP P k WflJj ( roads in this section of the State, erty o-ners wanted the sewer, and ;weeks to settle all tax assessments in J Lll I flLlI All J LnilLEL He retired from business several that Senator Oliver was only repre-:the county. The mayor and city as- nmrirfc nnrt flfTSTTn sentinc a few of the property owners. Uessor cf Caie Girardeau are mem-lliAxTkR kl.l HI INT mm . mm U11U lUll UVIVI II Wil M. WASHINGTON. M:n.: 2s.- The Allied offensive is we'! und- ! way and most impoitant news is expt'cfeil fnm the battle front within the next twenty-four hours. War Pont'.rtment otli ci;:ls declared today. Tne counter offensive will be the sharpest blow that the Kntrnte has attempted. It is understood that not less than 100.000 American troops will paiticipate in this movement, wh'ch will probably SAYS SPIES HINDER AIRPLANE BUILDING Senator Tells Congress 400,600 Spies are to be Found in Whole Country. fovm ,:f WASHINGTON. March 2S. The breakdown of America's aviation years ajro. DR. I.EHR HELD Al CTION SALE AT FREHERIlTiTOWX TI ESDA 1 aiso had m view tne speedins: up ot ; 0f this boly. the sewer construction work, which city Couns.ior Knehans and sever- is so badly needed in the West End. al numbers' of the city council said Celebration for Children Called senator unver is out oi me cuy.thv ...rp ;n favor cf increasmc: the: eM Kplnnirini of Mpn-hnnt Who is and could not be reached for a state- j tax asseSsments of these public ser- j. U 1 .. . ' i Moving to Ari7.ena for His ment reffardinjr this matter. .Tudpe!vice companies in 1U5t:ce to the in-i Ladies Announce. j Health. Snider preferred to remain passive in crea?e of other property in the coun- the matter. When asked whether he ; ty in making his returns to the; The Easter e.jr hunt and party; pr. j. s. Lehr, Wrill Shivelbine and had received a letter from Senator gtate offu.e County Sperling ! planned for the children df the Trinity j 0iver Edwards returned yesterday Oliver he intimated that he did. but j base(, the tax valuati0n on nearly the ! Lutheran Church by the Lutheran ; f fom preiiericktown in Madison Coun added he considered it a personal full vaue of thp property as js re-! Junior Ladies Aid Society, has been!tj whpre r)oc estblished a record business affair and declined to com- j quire,i by the new law, and for that ! cancelled, it was announced yesterday j f cryinr a .aie 0f the belonginps of ment on the missive. reason, cite official rontend the as-! evenir.e by the officers of the Society! T n -n.n,. ;mnlpmnnt HenW who m j sessment of the public service com-. The entertainment WOMEN ORGANIZE TO : missions should also be increased, i had been arranged. for the children Js preparjn;r to leave for Arizona for to take place at , . . nU1. AID DEMOCRATIC PARTY" j The assessment of the Missouri j the Trinity Lutheran Hall on North j The saie laster two days and dur-probably be the smallest on recr :. It : take tin roI!inr-ui movement. According to tie latest cablegrams program has been due to the taniK-r-r.-M-hinjr Was"ni:isrto:i the Allies have;jni; f G.-nnan spies, who inft the placed S00.00 fresh troops alone: the . aiiviaft plants Senator Overman of Picard front. It is these men whojort, speakinjr for the ad- will be sent against the Germans in a i ministration announced in the Senate sweeping movement which is expert-! this .-ifternoon. Senator Overnan de ed to turn the tide of battle in favor . (ia,,.. there ar 4t:0,ctM spies in the of American-Anlo-Kiench forces. ; United States. It is assumei 1 here that Gen. Persh- Senator Overman charged that Ger- Little Interest Shown in City ,njf i- ...,..... so.es wen- :n me , muss a.rp.ani . J j e American forces who are to pari- ,,. urjre!l the presilent to commandeer Election as Haas Has .'cipate in the counter offensive. the nlant. No Opposition. j WASHINGTON. March 2. Tlv Thous an!s upon thousands of shells j name of one man killed in i.etion was.nav, De-m thrown away because of Students of political conditions in (Contained in a casualty list of P. y-: tampering he said. three isames, -innouncf d by the v. ..r "i,ast year, when I was speaking on Department late this afternoon. Six-; the espionage bill, I was criticised for teen members of the overseas forces exaggerating when I said there were without an opponent has taken muehjd'cd or disease and one was kil.ed hy o) spjes jn the United States," of the interest from the contest. jtnci.lont. There was one listed as.s.,;,j Senator Overman. The four candidates for Commis-J severely wounded ami twenty-nine as ' .j co furer now. Thehe are 400 sioner, however, are campaigning ! slightly. Pour were reported missing pl)f, spj,s jn this country." hai'd, but the principal light was for , in action. j Senator Overman exhibited to the position of mayor. The withdrawal; BRITISH ARMY HEADQUAR- s,.nato an ai,pane part useil in con- this city do not expect a large vote to be polled next Tuesday. The fact that H. H. Haas is making the race of Limbaugh from th race took the life out of the contest. H. H. Haas will be elected mayor. no matter how many or how few votos ; well. are cast. His expense accoun- will i TERS IN FRANCE, March , struct ion of the P.ristmv plane. We News received from the extreme right ! saj,j tj,P part hail been cut in two and wing is that the allies are holding fjj,,, w;tn j,,.,, j;0 tn:,t when the first (This refers to tne southern ( machine went up it fell to the ground. (Continued on page six.) -s a rrult." said Senator Overnan "everv machine hail to be examined 'Public Utilities Co., in 1016 was $16. ; Pacific street Saturday arternoon. , in;J that tjme farm - implements and lis said that his only expense ha? hc-"n;CAP7 PHYSICIAN'S BROTHER ian,j a ,uiay of two months in getting CHICAGO, March 28. A new page;000 on the person3l propertv. After i The canceling of the event was de- ., art;cies. which were kept in in th history of national party pol-'a vigorous flgrlit last year city offi-jcided upon as a patriotic movement ; gtock by jjamey Were sold at a total ities was written here when a gi-oup cjais succeeded in having the assess- j in order to comply with the sugges- j of 570. "Doc" attributes his suc of Democratic women perfected a;ment raised to $150,000. They ask-jtions and regulations of the food ad-;ceps as f UCtioneer to his powerful preliminary national party organi-e(i to increase the tax valuation of j ministration. It was concluded that! vojc0f ami his ability to revive the ZatioiU j this company to $300,000, but the j with the present cost of eggs, it , buying spirit with a few jokes, when Mrs. eorf e Bass, chairman of the board of conization cut this amount j would be looked upon as a fracture of the buyers seem to be slacking. women's bureau tef the Democratic 1 one half. j th? food administration's rules, if the national party explained the erjan;-! '. . : party were held as planned. 'fair. At the same time th children ration 8 n whieh wjll act in the ' who shall represent that state in na- Many women and mothers were pre- j were given the assurance that tkey capacity of an advisory committee of 'tional party councils and became in J paring to supply a number of cgs for would have a much more enjoyable Wontm tfr 'tm? party. It will con-effect a woman's state chairman from ! the entertainment, when the officers ! time nxt year, if the war had been fcist of one woman from each state! her state. - 1 of the society decided to cancel the af 1 broufftit to an end by that time. I REPORTED SAFE IX FRANCE; out Rristow planes ensued. the printing of a few hundred cards 1 t - . ' . 1 r : : rr r ... ! unner ine vomuiissioii rorm 01 go--. , . ernment law, every cent used in the j Word Frn Officers of His Regiment . cablegram as was received to campaign must be accounted for in j Shows All Are Well. ! ,iay by Mrs. H. Y. Pittman, r0.4 ithj candidate's report. The Limbaugh campaign commit- Northland avenue from her husband. ST. LOUIS. March 2. Cable news ('apt. Pittmrn of the Twelfth Engin- tee has spent large sums according j that all the men of the Twelfth Engi-:rors. The cable read "Safe." to those on the inside, but as it has.neers recruited in St. Louis last sum-j been handled'Tjy a committee instead ; mer, are "safe and well." was recoiv-! John VoriVck of St. Louis, a bioth of by the candidates, it is likely that j ed today by Mrs. W. Wilson FJurden. j er of Dr. J. C. Vorbeck of this city is only a small part will be reportod; from her husband. Capt. Burden ad-'a member of the regiment of the when the candidates file their state 1 jutant of the regiment. It is the i ments. third cablfl she has received this week. Twelfth Engineers. The above indi cates that he is safe.