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Main library ' nrorif V aswswffflsrnsi ft 1 Jtl Br VOL: XVII THE CAPE COUNTY HERALD, CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI, MAY 21, 1918 NUMBER 1 WEEKLY 1 - ti' 11 flA!'.'! E" CP JFT IF3P 0 S ! QJS'T I III! . JU OME' BIG pnvim r OVER CHILDREN,! WILL MAKE DRIVE to mmv. NAVY SHE SEEKS DEATH RECRU ITS HERE i I Father Takes Little Daugh- jCol. Houck Announces Cam ter From Wife, Who paign Will Begin in Two Left Him. Weeks. The Liberty Limited IS THREATENED BY NAVAL STRENGTH TO HER WITH A RAZOR! BE BROUGHT TO 500,000 Harrv Justice Takes Children to ! Aeroplane May be used to Arouse ! Chaffee Police Rescue Wife From Hivcr. Interest of Young Men for Navy. Refusing to lister, to pleas for a reconciliation of her husband, Harry A. , , , , ir, ! launched in Southeast Justice, whom ne had tnreatene 1 v.ith a raw after he had taken 'heir 'this city as hindquarters, Col A big drive for the recruiting of! applicant; for thc navy will Missouri v.ith 1 w-vear-e'd l. 1:. Houck 'in ounce1 yesterday follow- in-' hi;: return from St. Louis where ' d:;uv.hter, Katherinc Mrs. Bertha Justice nttemnto-1 to ;nmn into the river near tW p :ssen-! j10 .n.a,f. arrangements for the cam i.,(T SUILI )II uu h.uiihi.. ' i" ; ; ; -n. HOUCK, W ii-J OI OI. southljound train, m wl.ich ;v:r lni?-J Houclc, has had charge of th enli.-t- hau l was taklnjr th" three chuureit; t-,..rl., f, ;- ty navy in this city .since 1ack homo, was imlliir: into the .na- ; ast faj lion. She was prevcntr.1 from r-1 ,t ll;,nnftl Coh nou,lc, said yen-, in-into the water by Tohceman 1' ' tei,Iav to ,,ave :i b: navv !av in Wilson to whom her iHis!an 1 had np- lh,ut i0 lays or two wepks the day! utim u "-. jv,n ic announced as soon as ne can apnrarm at in? swi.on. make the neccs.-arv arransremcnts. While in St. I.onis he attempted to The diOnities of i?s- coapl? U.nrvl . . . . , ... " i i their inception noons -.'.o cnIi,t the aid cf scme bue .jackets, when Mrs. Justice lefc her hazard, bjjt wag informcd that these men who is employed on a farm of F. W.m,ie nf)t available & lhi3 time. ! Dunn near CVaO'ee, coorno: to the; , , ! Capc v. idi the r dnn.rtht3r, an . . , , x. rnv i,n;rp4i m J. few days to booK some rnvn! and ! evcentio'-ai.v Pivttv liaxen-naireu . jhavc an aeroplane sent to this city to, I mnkfi some fliirhls at the Faii'crou'ids i t . ..., . i T-''n ' ' pi nere m n mmmmmi M i d!feWM;lfef J: i til I I r?3 O &J m K) xr ft n Two Submarines at Least are See: in Attacks on Ships near the At lantiq; Coast Others Believe Near Scene. m GERMANS ARE HELD BACK 'ENTIRE FRONT BY FRENCi Allies now Increasing their Re distance on the Western Frant Fren0 Break Up all German At tacks!" i WANT BRIDGE OVERjPOUCEPEN TO GET JUDGE E. D. HAYS TO SCISM CREEK i SALARY' INCREASE! RUN FOR CONGRESS; rt'Y I New Y'k, Jne 3. The steamship City of Columbn regis tcrinfjCO gns, has been sunk by 2 German subin: rine oil theiilary coast, acrdir to advices reccivt here late tterftei-nccn by . ttir: mr.ritiir.'i' e::-; City of Cchinlbns plies bct cc nah, Ga. idt tails of ths;:; Kill. Yesterd 1 y r-flerro. n ,. hi; sriiv- two. 1 Park. He will al. o arrange to suture 1 Mills Residents Start; Dill Before City Council Raiting j Cape Attorney Exr? cird to Have Campaign to IJut Stream All SIO Excepting Chief, Clc.ir Fi-?d f Nomi- Undcr Control. Mighlraan. ! ratios'.- - lhe s'ivr definitely rt jov.. Steamfe-Carolina, trc:n I-Yr .111.111 n ii.- j - , nmvn hi n-.TE'Vion-: fnr nnf i found the child pyr."-' in rrrnt of, .u-'uv li;tJ A popular subsc tin. Iinnse wh.rro Mn Jxt co h i been livimr pircp she cr citv. He picked 'up the little rrirl igers. i,. ' or iwo nays un inv; i I Schooners-iiivvard K. Co e, Jaccb S. bcinrr ; Th-? salaries of the members of the Gcorrre C Hitchcock, treasurer ? ' t m r- T . Jast co .':i.i, . ;," . . 1:, raised by the resident.', cf Ktryp.i police force, excluding the chief and. pn,i,;:fflI, tvt r.mmiHno . Wllev. liattftf D i: m and S.Ml,:t ., . from JSoutheast 'lissoun can DC f-x-i ... . . . . . i' ' -.v. w. . . - me to t!.i- m . i Mills and the farmers m that section ; i (,-? . ia:n street niriit w;itcHman won T . - - i lj 1VF TT said. I i n xi3 ii lIiL rl nia ! rt 'i; ' "' '. i of the county to build a brid-re ov-." i be increased !. 1 TT,rt Ty,ftVlOT..T'T-5ll"l "'"' ' w"- "1 I""""1" " " " Nc'.:.-. -,.rtl- n i lin. Vr.,.4 J, n,l vn-il i-.-,frt,. ' ! ouis yt.--teii'ay sent ;tn ofiicial i j n. 1 ii a v. tt. v . I he cdavvue s'.crn cr. City cf Cciumbus, Savanr.: ward H. I lavs, of this citv Justin e IV father down 1h- street, tr.reaton-i exp , , ,. , . , -Ttv.s s-tream has never been br:d;red . passed by that bndv. Uic ordinnroe v'-1'-' I'. . , -, , I-, ' Manv who have applied rere lor; . 1 . . I. . . , . ir ' 1o 1 :.v h.m f r rested f le I ; - . !and most of tr.e time is almost im-; was lntrodufcd yesterday ftemoo.i lys declaration ru-t .give up the (hud. . ,. .J pasaJi.e. hnd jriven two rca .tings, i mat aci ion , Republican n-.-mmation for Confnes his hiln-er to t-e ; ,rV ' IVrrn'h Mill 111V IJflli (lUli'llACU .xcll liil 11 a. i uinMiiiin-c 1 uii . vta T!- T..:i.,.. ,. T,..l T.'.J l c ri ?..?.!. T t 1 1 . . , fore the citv council ;slVL-" L" " ur uusma,.iiu p.iacr.crs, v.asaQCCU iaiC today as a: iiaI jtooh he applicants, t was necc-?ary inT. t ) mc1:" the. trip to Sr.Loui it r ... :. i i...;i ano otae: Ila!f an liur, -u 1 crosr.inc the ; at this point ati'-r. for t!ie-(pavy is veiy I T"i,..T irvi. -f 2i!rrll -v-nfm' f Via r r?A t? n - .-4-U- T. ..-411 ! lii.l fTlil ;.yli- ..iTtii-rtr-,- n ntm;. iyu .ii i.nn..-, v "'"'i v.... a(in .lOO lO C l l it IliOl.tll. 10 v.ll. VI- ' iwv.. . whom he met on the street?., in- v-.iivtn.yHC ' creek is too drop and treacnc"ous to foct all day policemen, includii 1: tv.t h . ii-irn""" ' "" It ' - , , .. . i: ... . .... ing me ponceiii.ui u..u ... c iora. petitions were in circu.auu'i health ollicer. but not including ad threatened (o ki'l him with a -..,, ivagc ditch yesterday. Dr. O. J. Miller, of Oak.Ma5n street night policeman who re- ir ne am not cive up uic . . . , . . K r is T ie leaam-r smrit in tae .;..! nnT-.- , r.mnih fmm iho .-itv hom' of a frier.! in ?.Ti'--tervide. TIs .... . rn11.MiTA1 ! liic wifo n; hp left ' Wet- VH"I.1 . i.i.. ..... ... ( f the house to go to lh pasr-r.ger f a- tion about midnight. later Justice appealed to Patrom;m j Rose form 1 zor. d:-on. Elmer Clifton drove the policeman f.tnoueh the city until thev fo'ind the mother n c.,.. cfvnnr sVio w!is t.iken to the i I .-.im v. f. ill a .I 1 ,K, A rn7fir W!l! i 1,C vape, found in her pocket. She was re leased. ('i:f;n then took the father and ii. 1 i:1.1,.. 1, 1,rt ctn irvn I , i ; men nuuiu iii.ijjiic intm u the high water has '"ill be taken at the next regu ar fo: bre-jght a deposit of qu:?k sand to meeting of the ci'.y council two wee' in the Fc;: tcerth District ti; n had ih,o North Eend ford, and machines ' hence. vehicles find difficulty in i Tlie salarv of a policeman is in i creased by the proroseil ordinance! bune, Ju g the date for weeks that Judge Hays would make ""' other probaMcUviciim of the German sea raiders. of candid.-.cv for the! n. , , . r. , I uic iuw. usu.. c i..;own auernoen v;nen wor i was rzzz '7ci:;cre th i . an S. O. V call for help had con: fron: her ialtf.i;4ht. Ifcr -.virelcsi message, picked up b naval vesai!'' stated that a submarine was shelling tl vessel and5Bt the pas3cnj'ers had taken to the boats. He." 'Ugly sent and it is hoped that all hands wii! t 'sof the steamers, cnlv eiht of the Edwsr i:een received by The "ri re Hays admitted that he and v as offc'al'y a canii-ongres.s reported Of th( i ..... t t ,MnTry v, Tyinttori i iL. . t. -i n . ....i.;the raec. but he nofi:n?d to con urn wou'd be repaired in a short time; " .uM.b - j ana mc crjei, wno is paiu ai uie rawjj in order to give the young men ar.d j yesterday, he said: of $75 a month. , the report. Ho will oppose Corgrcs - 9 h a!l vho xvant 1( ta've part in thc cel I residents of the northern enu The increase will add $4S0 a year man J. ... Kusseu tor re-eiectioi. lohration an opportunity to come to! of the county suffer great inconveni- j io tjie exprndiutres of thc city, j It is reported in Republican cire'es ence by the neglect of this creek, itj jiayor Haas explained yesterday aft-.that Judge Hays will not have r.r. cp- If possible a navv band will be se-jis one of the few ?t reams in the State cured for tha celebration of . the that are not hriiigea. me roaa w great naval lav. Col. Houck said he ! tween Capo Girardeau and Egypt believed that the appearance of the! Mills has been neglected from the ctni standpoint of bridges, i nave met Shortly before in- tram arrived j to thc navy. Thosc mo,h cncoui-agemetft since I began rr,t ernoon that he believed tha police men were cniit'ed to the raise on account cf the increase in living ex penses and SCO a month was too small an income for a man who had to sup- Mrs. Justice reached the station. Heri husband pleaded with her to go back j listen to his offer. A ew seconds be- :amiiV. I who areVubJect to th.e draft may se- circulating the petition. From what; 9 . A 1 ? "I m I ..ti-t..... . f-'"' - 4,- ic fWT, tli. local:! can icarn a permanent unu.m. i.uj , home, but she steadfastly declined to; " .n nbo built for about .$1,500. I am sure 011.00 f1II?f I f?D UKQ tW ooaia iinu uium- .wiawv.i c...v.. , t a 1 I R- 6 l'JIii'g S u' 5 S I U .1 ' " pr.ner.t for the nomination. Henry Wilson, D. J. Smith, David V.r. Hill and Tom Drown, who have made the! race in the past, agreed to give way to Judge Hays. Republicans fay. Judge Hays is one cf the best known lawyers in Missouri, and is a great campaigner. He p'ans t- make I H. Cole arc &own to be safe. They have reached Nc York and hfe told their story. Nswsy'$he fate of those on other schooners is an: iouslv awaited, Naval vesse!s. it is known, have net o. ly gone to tf.tf.rescue but are securing the seas for ti enemy. J,V The potts" of Boston, New York and Newport Net as well as veral ethers, have been closed conditional Coast ii3frds at all stations have beer notified to wat. for shipwrecked men. Ay. Atlantic Port, June 3. Two dirigible balloc L... .i.... I the people interested will help us. une service u:'v num. iv i . fore the train reached the station Tne VVar Department has called nuse tnat sum Mrs. Justice ran down the embank- for volunteers for the navvy to bring I mont east of 'he Nation. She was I the naval strength up to 500.000 men. SERGT. IIIRSCH NOW WITH ! seen bv her oldest son who notified j Votary enlistments is the nfy j AMERICAN ARMY IN rKAXCH; . . . , . I wav in which the navy can secure ! Policeman Wilson. The latter cautrr.t. her just as she was about to leap;n -( into the water. ! !A NERVOUS ATTACK Well Known Citizen Taken to these men. as the draft act merely apilnformed Mother Yesterday Tint He; bt, Louis hospital tor t- the land fighting force. ' ; it ft - J t i . : . u He stated last rieht that ' luia ""uuni cietcu uu tu jc.i mi iLtiiiu h v:t:ris:i:x he did not expect to become active un boats in Atlantic waters. Beth flew low and were pier til the campaign for the general clec-j fully supplied with bombs. It is aiso expected that a lar tion. j number of seaplanes wiI be sent out to search fcr stitmc Mrs. Justice wa accompanied home ! Pl'XICO MAN SUCCUMBED , T1 4 - , , Vna AT ST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL by Patrolman Pearrn and her nus- iKind and three chvl.-en departed on of Isaac .snoehate Shipped th? train. Mrs. Justic? told a Tribune j ome For uuriai Yesterday reporter she had been mistreated byj Afternoon. her husband, and had left him fori that reason. He however denied this and offered to take her back for the children's sake but she refused to re turn. ened him with a razor, but admitted that the razor was found in her pos session by the police. Mrs. Justice has been living with a amily named Nicholson near the shoe Tactory since she came to the Cape, Isaac Shoemate, a resident of Pux ico, died at St. Francis Hospital yes terday morning. He had been a pa- tient at teh, hospital only a few days She denied that she had threat -The ermairs were shipped to Puxico yesterday afternoon for burial. Shoemate was 53 years old. He had been ailing several weeks before he was brought to the Cape Hospital for tratment for eyphoid fever. His wife and several grown children, 'among them a son in the army, survive. . Arrived on the Battle Front April 25. Treatment. store of James A. Ki.uler, but du' to the sagacity cf Mr. Kinder his efforts ito obtain the poison were frustrated Mr. Kinder said yesterday evening j .that Mr. Mueller appeared despond- Maior Scrgt. Emil Hirsch, on oft Hugo Mueller, a .'on of th well-' c.nt when he entered the store to ask the first Cape boys to volunteer after i known meat packer of Jackson, wavf0 th-? poison. According to Mr. thc declaration of war on Germany, j taken to St. Louis this morning to be j Kinder, he finally admitted that his arrived i nFrance w ith his regiment ' placed in a hospital for treatment for j jntmtion was to end his life. When :. v.: Ati-a Snl-m a nervous breakdown which he suf-uhr .Irurrfri.st declined to sell him the Hirsch" of this city, learned yesterday rci several weeks ago. He was ac-jpoinsonj yir. Mueller declared he ' - 1 l-r. .T- 4.1 TT TT T..l ! .. .... ....... companiea oy nis liunvr, n. n. i.iu-.-i-, Wou!u get it downtown. He left tne ler, who was called over from Jack- j store an(i returned home. The information came from, tne young sergeant in a letter which he wrote on Mother's Day. Sergt. Wil-on informed his mother that he liked France very well. He says it is a pretty country. He Join ed the army as a private May 7, 1917, and or Jefferson Barracks was sent to El Paso, Tex. Thence his regiment was ordered to Gettysburg, Pa., and from there to a camp in New Jersey, whence he sailed to France. sen yesterday afternoon. Tr.e strange actions of Mr. Muel ler yesterday caused his relatives considerable worry and after a con ference with the family physician, it was dcciccd to send him to a St. Louis hospital for' special treatment. Early yesterday afternoon Mr. Mueller made an effort to buy some cyanide of potassium in the drug The druggist called the family phy sician, who was at the Mueller resi dence treating the two children for la grippe. The father of the stricken nan was rummoned from Jackson aad arrangements were made to transfer him to a St. Louis hospital. Hugo Mrcller is one of the popular 3'oung men ?n this city and has been exceptionally successful in business. 'sibles. , . Washington. June 3. Two big, heavily armed Ge: man submarines, sneaking up off the Jersey coast, ha sunk three American schooners, shelled a stean er and d stroyed stfH-ttfher craft. The thf.ee sunk werethe four-masted Edward H. Col the schooneracob S. Kaskell and another unnamed sal ing vessel. The Navy Department received an S. O. S. this afte noon saying the Porto Rican steamer Carolina was beir attacked off the coast to the south of the point where tl other vessels were sunk.. Th'e steamship Carolina was attacked while en rouf from Porto Rico Aith 2.5C0 passer.gers. The passcngei have taken to theiboats. New York, jfune 3. Announcement of the operatic of German submarines off the New Jersey coast, led tedt to speculation as to a possible attack on New York. T Continued cn page 3.