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CAPE GIRARDEAU TRIBUNE. CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO., TODAY. N0VE5IBER 1, 1918.
j - : - i V --,:( i r . . r . '.V ' .... It Needs Your last season's suit and overcoat. Why not send it to us where it will receive the attention of experts. "The Hoffman Way Johnston Bros. 30 Main Street. II EE POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT TO THE VOTERS OF CAPE GIRAR DEAU COUNTY. Having received the nomination for Republican ticket at the primary clec- t'on on August 6, 1918, and br ing de sirious of calling on each voter per sonally and present my claims to him, I have found that my work in thi discharge of my duty to our country as a member of the local board, which I hold to be considered more th?n running for office, in ad dition to my official duty as county clerk, has prevetnfd me from making a very thorough campaign of the county and carrying out my desire in making a personal call on each voter. To all who I have been unable to meet and speak to personally in support of my candidacy for re-election to a second term as county clerk, I wish to stato that I have have tried to faithfully demean my Fclf in office during the term which I am now serving, and have at all timcf had in mind the interest of the affairs of the tax payers of the county, and to that end I have paid back into the county revenue fund of the county thp sum of $1695.00 in the past- three years, from fl les which I have earned and received for ser vices rendered in excess of the amount allowed by law for mysvlf as compen sation for a rviccs, and that allowed y deputy und clerk, and if again hoi ored by your votes I will dicharge n; dutie during the next four years a.: conscientiously as I have in the pa. t, and remain. .Your obedient servant, 1 Bluchcr Spj rling. A Watch Is A.Gift That is Always Appreciated. Buy That Christmas Gift Now. We Have Built a Remarkable Business in Watches 1 and Reliability Is Our Watchword. i It is our unalterable rule to sell only watches made by American makers of known responsibility. Each movement must bear the maker's guarantee to which we add our own. This policy coupled with that of reasonable prices, has built a fine business for us. Military Wrist Watches All the best at all prices. A fine assortment. Ladies' Bracelet Watches The popularity of the Bracelet Watch has caused unscrupulous makers and some retailers to foist inferior goods upon unsuspecting purchasers. In this line we also hold hard to our policy of reliabili ty. None but guaranteed move ments. Shop Now. H. A. LANG, JEWELER AND OPTICIAN 126 Main Street Cleaning Preserves the Fabric" Phone 1257. JESSE FITZGERALD DIES IN FRANCE Cape Young Man Succumbs to Double Pneumonia Soon af Crossing 0?er Jesse Fitzgerard, a Cape Girardeau boy, who enlisted two years ago, died in Franon of double pneumonia, Sept. 17. This information was sent by the War Department to his sis ter Mrs. Bossie Knight of Chaffee a few days ago. The young man was born and i;arcd in the Cape and was known as "Smiley" Fitzgerald. He was living here when he enlisted two years ago. Fitzgerald had only been in France a short time when he died. His sister, Mrs. Knight, received a card from him Sept. 5 which stated he had just arrived in France. He was a gunner in a machine gun company in the C4th infantry and was sent from Camp McAvthur, at Waco, Tj oc as, to France. He was a son of Mrs. V. A. Fitz gerald, who formerly lived in Cape girardTau, and was a brother of Mrs. Gertiudc Jacobs, who died in St. Louis Ip.H: week. Two brothJi-s, Eveiett and Arthur live in Springfield. HANDY FOR CUTTING RIVETS Proper Tool to Use Is Sharp Chise! Back Up Mead With Seme Heavy Weight The proper tool to use in cutting out rivets that hoM togetr-or tliin iv.vi-A parts is a share chisel. The head ot the rivet shoulf be backed ui with a weight of some kind so as to prevent tearing of the adjuont metal. An oxyacetylene torch is the quirtt'it method of cutting off rivet heads. mi aomeooay s uonars wai uo st I Wonder if By Bruce I WILL tell you what will happen some night this winter in France. Some night when its cold and dark. - There will be a rustling through the front line trench, where our boys stand guard. And a heavy ladened Secretary will make his way along. In his hands will be great steaming pots: in his pocket chocolate and ciga rettes. From one man to another he will go, passing a cup full of hot coffee to hands that tremble with the cold ; bringing the comfort of a bit of Men will hail him cheerily, slapping him on the back; and things will be a little easier in that trench because he has passed that way. How much will it cost to make that trip, do you suppose? Counting the pittance that the Secretary is paid, and the cost of the chocolate and the ciga rettes and all? V Five dollars? I do not know. But whether it is five dollars or twenty-five, I'd like to think that it is my five or twenty-five wouldn't you? That some night when it's cold and lone some, my money and yours might send a Secretary out along that front line trench. Let's make up our minds that we are going to pay for a score of those trips. A score of the nights this winter shall be our nights nights when the boys greet joy ously the chocolate and cigarettes that our money provided; and are happier because our representative has passed. United War Work Campaign SERVICE THAT WINS THE SOLDIER HEART Fred Lockley, Y. M. C. A., Tells of the Gratitude of the Boys at the Front. "One of the discoveries men are making over here," Fred Lockley, of the Y. SL C. A. and of Portland, Ore gon, writes from Iondon, "Is that more pleasure can be had out of giv ing than getting. Many a man who lias spent money freely in the old days to buy pleasure is finding that he gets more pleasure over here by the spend ing of one's self in the service of others. "A few months ago I went out with a fellow Y. XL C. A. secretary to hunt up out-of-the-way detachments of troops. A stable guard here, a ma chine gun company there, a platoon somewhere else. We carried our goods in an automobile. We had plenty of writing paper and envelopes for free distribution, and chocolate, cookies, chewing tobacco and smoking tobacco, cigarettes, razor blades, tooth paste and things of that kind for sale. American war service workers were busy everywhere. We found 'Sal vation Army lassies making doughnuts for the boys and K. of C. secretaries giving help. Books furnished by the American Library Association were to be seen on all sides. "Hearing firing at a distance, we drove down the road and found a score or so of men at machine gun practice. The officer gave the men half an hour recess to buy goods. "At another place we came in sight of a lieutenant drilling a platoon. . I said to the lieutenant : 'How soon be fore you dismiss the company? We have Y. M. C. A. goods for sale.' "lie said: 'Right now. Sergeant, dismiss the company! "And ten seconds later the company was In line waiting to buy goods from cur traveling 'Y. Grateful Is no name for it The men can't do enough to show their gratitude." Why You Should Give Twice What You Did Before The government has fixed the sum needed for the care of the men in the' service at $170,500,000. , Unless Americans give twice as much as ever before our soldiers, sailors and marines in 1919 may not enjoy their 3,(500 recreation buildings 1,000 miles of movie films 100 stage stars 2,000 athletic directors 2,500 libraries supplying 3,000,000 books 85 hostess houses 15.000 "Big Brother" sec retaries Millions of dollars of home comforts Gi?e to maintain the morale that a " "' They'll Be Yours Barton sweet and a smoke. when he has gone! Twenty-five dollars? For the Boys in the Service ! MERCY MUNITIONS NEEDED IN TRENCHES Lieut. Conlngsby Dawson, Fight ing Author, Makes Stirring Appeal for Y. W. C. A. Lieut Conlngsby Dawson, who wrote "Carry On," says of the war work which the Y. W. C. A. Is doing: "You at home cannot fight with your lives, but you can fight with your mercy. The Y. W. C. A. Is offering you just this cjiance. It garrisons the women's support trenches, which lie behind the men's. It asks you to supply them with munitions of mercy that they may be passed on to us. We need such supplier badly. Give generously that we may the sooner defeat the Hun." What Lieut Dawson says of the Y. W. C. A. he might have said of all the national organizations which are com ing together for the biggest financial campaign that organizations have ever neaded. All the $170,500,000 to be raised by the seven great national or ganizations the week of November 11 will be used to garrison and supply the support trenches behind the lines. They are the Y. M. C. A the Y. W. C. A., the National Catholic War Coun cil, Jewish Welfare Board, American Library Association, War Camps Com munity Service and Salvation Army. American girls In various uniforms mingle strangely with picturesque Brittany costumes In France. The American Y. W. C. A. has a hostess house in Brittany where the Signal Corps women live and a hut where the nurses spend their free time. Both these centers are fitted with many of the comforts and conveniences of home. "At. a tea given at the nurses' hut one Saturday afternoon," writes Miss Mabel Warner, of Salina, Kansas, Y. W. C. A. worker there, "there was an odd gathering one admiral, a bishop, a Presbyterian minister, a Roman Catholic priest a doctor, an ensign, one civilian and myself." First Victory Boy's Work. "Say, Tm wise to you, all right" a Western Union messenger boy whis pered to one of the directors of the United War Work Campaign in the New York headquarters. The direc tor's desk had only just been moved in and the work of the big drive had hardly begun. "I'm onto your stunt," the boy went on as he swung a grimy fist over the desk; "you're goto to give us fellows that ain't old enough to go to war a chance to earn an' give to back up a fighter an' help win the war. Listen ; rm In on this." The crumpled $5 bill he dropped on the desk made him the first of "a mil lion boys behind a million fighters" who are to be lined up as Victory Boys during the week of the drive. There will be a division of Victory Girls, too, and every boy and every girl enrolled will hare to earn every dollar he or she gives to the war work fund. AUTO PARTS Parts for all cars 50 to 85 off manufacturer's list price. Some of the cars we have parts for: Overland, Maxwell, Buirk, E. M. F., Flanders, Studebaker, Metz, Hupmobile, Chandlier, Grant, Brush, Mitchell, Hudson, Regal, Reo, Cadii:c, Maiuiou, Paige, Jackson, Moon, Howard, Michigan and many others. High Tension Magnetos, Carburetors, Radiators, A fie Shafts, Gears, Bearings, Spark Plugs and Everything tor the Automobile Some of the complete motors we have for sale in good running condition: E. M. F., $60.00; Overland, $50.00; Regal Electric Starter, $85; Reo, $75.00; Buick, $65; Maxwell, 25 Starter, $100.00; Hudson 32 Bosch Magneto, $110.00. Tungsten parts for all kinds of Coils and Magnetos. Springs for all makes of tars. Your money's worth or your money back, and you are the judge. Write us your needs. AUTO PARTS COMPANY CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO. . nomeTovra TREES ALONG CITY STREETS Work Done by Philadelphia Organiza tion Might Be Ccp!ed to Advantage in Other Places. The Society of Little Gardens from the time of its inauguration recognized street tree planting as one of the city's most vital needs and its interest in the Idea received a tremendous im petus from the clever plan conceived and carried out by Miss Edith Howe in the early spring of 1913. Instead of contenting herself with a couple of trees jn front of her own door, Miss Howe determined to have the whole block planted in an effective manner. To obtain this end she con sulted the Fairmount park commis sioners, who have charge of the trees in the streets of Philadelphia. They were glad to assist her, and sent her an expert who drew up a ground planof the block, with an estimate of the cost of planting; and. armed with this she invited her neighbors to co-operate with her. Her success was remarkable. Enough money was subscribed not only to plant the trees, but to have them cared for for three years. Some of the officers of Little Gar dens, hearing of this well-thought-out plan and its results, determined to try the same methods of a larger rc;;le and endeavor to have all Spruca and Lo cust streets and others transformed into avenues. Accordingly letters were written to a number of public-spirited women inviting euch to undertake the planting of her own block; and, in re ply, 11 agreed to make the experiment. That the effort has not been Invariably successful goes without saying. Never theless, much has been accomplished. October House Beautiful. STAIRWAY AND FIRE ESCAPE Ingenious Scheme by Which Doub'e Object Was Achieved at a Com paratively Small Cost. At the rear of a frame building that serves as a public meeting house for citizens of a small New York town, an outside re-enforced concrete stair way has been built as a fire escape. It consists of more than a score of By Constructing the Outside Stairway of Concrete, a Dependable Fire Es cape Was Provided at a Nominal Cost. steps and a landing of ample size, tip held by heavy supporting walls and supplied with an Iron pipe railing. The structure was erected at moderate; cost and fills Its purpose quite as well as would conventional steel equip ment of less capacity and greater cost 'Popular Mechanics. Magazine. Use Many Materials. A larger private owneship of homes In this country than known in many years Is predicted by H. O. Jones, con struction engineer. New York city, Ir aa Interview published by the Wash ington Post. "There is material for building hous es In almost every community," said Mr. Jones, "and It is not a question ot style of construction, but the most liveable. In one. of tha bigplants VJl if -jT7 ,'r f . n in Ohio all sorts of nouses Ii'ave Deen built from brick, stone, wood, con fute and even iron and fill are not only commodious, but comfortable and durable. Modern engineering has en abled builders to construct houses mor .tpidly and better than they could a decade ago.w Bird Bath Worth While. A bird bath, in the center of the JawA, tempts feathered visitors, and cardinals, robins, woodpeckers, song Pparrows, catbirds and mocking birds frequent the garden. Last winter suet, tied to a Chinese elm tree and strewn ntymt the ground, brought a flock of hungry birds, including coveys of quail, 10 being counted many times pacing slowly about and making leisurely breakfasts. Exchange. WIND COVER FOR RADIATORS invention of Mississippi Men Affords Ample Protection and Conserves Heat in Winter. The Scientific American in illustrat ing and describing a cover for radia tors, invented by F. M. Cockrell and J. M. Rockwell of Liberty, Miss., says This invention .relates to a protec tive cover for radiators of automobiles, whereby to conserve the heat therof in cold weather and to aid in maintain ing the water at the proper tempera- Front Elevation of an Automobile Cover, With Invention Applied. ture. More particularly the invention relates to a curtain arranged to wind upon or be unwound from a spring roller, the curtain being adapted to close to any desired extent a front opening formed in the cover. What The Brunswick Method of Reproduction Means To You BRIEFLY, it brings two great exclusive features. First, the Ultona, a new conception for playing all records at their best. Just a turn of the hand means the correct position on the record, the proper dia phragm and needle for every make. Second, the All-Wood Tone Amplifier built-up on the violin principle. Tones hitherto lost are brought out in rich clarity by these exclusive Brunswick features. Hear The Brunswick before you buy or even make a tentative decision. Doing so will not place you un der the slightest obligation. MRS. SLAUGHTER EXPIRED FRIDAY Was III Several Months-L eaves Husband and Four Sons, One Daughter Mrs. Nooma Slaughter, the wife of W. T. Slaughter, died at hrr home at 540 South Tacific street at 4:20 last Friday afternoon after a lingering ill ness of several months. She fs survived by her husband and four sons, Walton and Frank Slaugh Ur at Kennett, J. P. Slaughter of South Middle street this city, and C. O. Slaughter who ij working for the the Frisco out of Chaffee; and ono daughter, Miss Era, who lives at home. She also l aves a sister in Weakley county, Tennessee. Mrs. Slaughter was born in Obion county, Tennessee on November 7, 1853 and was 64 years, 11 months and 18 days old. The Slaughter family have bi ai in Cape Girardeau ever since 1905, moving- here from Kennett at that time. Funeral services were held at the home at 2:20 Sunday afternoon by Rev. Halbcrstadt of Centenary church. Mrs. Slaughter wa a member of the South Cape Methodist church. Inter ment was at Fairmount cemetery. 666 CURES MALARIA, CIIILLS AND FEVFjlJ. OR BILIOUS FE VER, BY KILLING THE PAR -SITE CAUSING THE FEVER. FINE STRENGTHENING TONIC. 666 cures Heada.:.?s, Biliousness, Less of Apnetite, foud breathe, or that tjV l ttvt Wng due to malar ia o.- colj.-. It r-:r,o.-es the colds. 1 99 j li r :f .1 , , :5V is winning the war now