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rrHnnnisiiiiiiS!!EiiiiiiHi I I Pages 1 - 8 H nil .. rci 1 ' 1 Section 1, nil iiii l!MlllIIIi3!!!gi!!Sj:!!iaj HE W JLXL EE1W BUNE VOL:XVII The Allies and Germany signed an armistice at 1 1 o'clock Thursday and hostilities ceased at all points on the west front at 2 o'clock in the afternoon. German representatives advanced to the French outposts under a flag of truce to be conduct ed to the place where they were to meet General Foch, the Commander of the Allied Armies, who signed on behalf of the Allies. After the armistice was formally signed, orders to cease hos tilities were telegraphed to all divisions of combatants. AYS A! mm 14 HaysMakesLargeGainsOver Hill'sj Vote Of - TWO Speculation MAJOR H0UCK IS 4 II ?1Li i Remuiiuier Of Republican Ticket; Elected Folk bition Loses In State And ty But Made GainS ' r. y ;n.l countty mo ic" ! n r i although a .r c l of intci-c. t was r'Uioi-: a go :d n c interest waf. L' ld b.:. a . of rr.iiV. vzvi siiaalicn. G.bc.i ; mo.x-!-: v.:.s ll.e cn'y Democrat elected in tho county, his major ity over -Fritz firr.it is bf rg 16 vot-rs. F. A. Kage defeated Don Vinyard icr Common T'kas v. .oil; i.y 1"G votes. The n ajcr.":.- chains' p oh'b t:on in the ecunty was 732 vote.?, there being 1810 d;y vot -s anJ 2572 f..r the wets. The wet majority in the city of fp.pe Cira'.Ieuu was 7: Incomplete returns from the state Thursday in .Ticate. t:raa. ihe am ndr.icnt had been defeated by about "0:000, although dn- i ; i :.; iefvrrd lo nle defeat. the laigr c'tf, wh :c tl.e increase in the dry ctvcghalds was in prcpor in. The ' .".' re'iiir.s r: .1 the return of Jc? Russell to Corgres.i over ,:n 'ge l a-- i.:.'. -. . r. ' !-;. 'ay Jfr. Hays cla med that the result would L.1 veiy cor v: 'n : ; .y of not mere ti:an 2"0 either way. ln-licaticns are .r:u I! l! ?.y.i na r;a 'v -1 .cvc-al the wi lews al noon Thursday. The vote in the county was very l?ght. The total vot? was nearly V,)) vzl i belo v that of two years ago. Theccmbine-1 vote rf Spencer and Folk was 5068. The total vote cast for the senatoriol candidates, Reed and Dickey, two years agowas 6753, Reed ire : v r.g H020 cf 'the number an I D: I. y 1. over nr, Cn? CI ! . i i-.uinty, t SELL m j YearS A0---Re- ELECTED OVER YCIVTI7CRI UATrC' hSX ! Y.ViVi ViJ I fto' Defeated Prohi - was one cf the quietest on record, shown at the la. t. Up to the day of j .shown at the last Up to the day of The wets made marked gains in) hurdml oter ever the vote cast for i TH nvtarns r.re com:ng in very s'ow from the count'es in :ii.tr:ct The Russell managers have received no late the largest given to any candidate. The returns indicate that half or two thirds of the Wilfley men scratched the Democratic candidate. The latest returns indicate that Spencer's majority in the state wilr be nearly 3v),000. Spencer's plurality in St, Louis was a little more than 35,- i I CCO. Fo'.k ran behind in nearly every (Coniinurd cn Page 6.) CAPE GIRARDEAU TRIBUNE, CAPE GIRARDEA? SCOTT COUNTY MEN BUY GUERNSEY HERD Eighty-Four f fcoffaghlred? Will Be Distributed Air.ong New Hamburg Farmers GuF; ighiy-four head - of regirtered rnicy cattle, among thorn some oil the most fan.cus ir.-tho Unilcd Stales.' .eiv-i puiI.arud l::t v.vok by Fathcc-; j eighteen of jiis nigl bors. Viio l.'.-u! was pu-cnascd iiom..v. Henry Dell &. Sm, near Louisville ' i.r ' In this large ccllcct'on are K.mei ivy. ! of the best bloc:leJ Guernsey in tho Ur,itc;l stat"' Tb!s s t!' n:'"1 0'0! of t!, ricnost-as wel1 as onc cf the: cf y ?:ze to bo boa1,t SHi-iTnost beauffuland accomplished, girls 1 east M'sreuri farmer.-. It pn-.-o:- Scctt county in :ie lead of Southeast ?.I:ssouri as a dairying lS c: Titer, her the past several years ther ?.Ioenlg ha. u:gcd noigli- Coun-ib3:sto!th'iirhcn,sph,iod;otrc i cattle wi'.h Lho.cugiVbvd.v and by esn- j rtar.Uy prec.:r.g belter cAUc and ' more returns, he has fm'dly induced - f i a i .1 Scott enntv is an excellent da::yiall cf hcv nersonal nrcnertv. which I cr.tir.tv. and in the v'.cinitv of Xewi Han-bg, where Moenig lives, the, land is especially adapted for milk wl better production. The eighty- four brad cf Guernseys bought last week will be div'ded among these farmers: Joe Schuemcr, Oscar Lin-; hail, Joseph Dii-nbergor, Phillip Bi- cher, Theon Crojean. John C. Scherer,' i Ton-; Glaetter, Leo Menz, Henry Wel- iter Frank Miederhog, Henry Dreck-' rr.cyer, Lee Bucher, Jlike Di mberger, " Arthur etter, Louis - Danh-nmuei.'or, Tom Xewton. Wiir. Log: an 1. i Thco e"ghteen farmers with Fr. j M:cn compose the X'ew Hamburg Guernsey breeders' Association, which was fcimd when plans were complet ed to purchase the Kentucky herd. Father Moenig, in discussing the purchase said: "It 's the result of let ting the farmers r?c what others arc doing. Two years ago twelve farmers from X'ew Hamburg went to Wiscon sin to see what the farmers in that dairy country Avere doing. As a rc- suit seven pure bred s and many; hopes that the hcuse where Mr-3. f on a real estate deal consummated by grades were height. irw we have j Leyhe lived ca nbe saved for the loca-1 him. In Ji3 petition claims that he organized an assoc'at"on of pure bred tion of a future library. aided Masterson in a deal by which he breeders here at home. The herd we; Diamonds and jewelry valued at $1,-' traded two houses and lot3 in Cape,G -have bought will be distributed among 200 which were the property of Mrs. . the members of the association. The Leyhe were turned over to Mr. Blatt-! '' ('Contiued on page 7) . i (Continued on page 7) MRSLEYBE, S WILL FILED IN COURT After Deeding 4l E!aie To Library. Wills All PerBonal Property To Old Nurse Tho will of Mils. Horry Leyhe, the popular and well known 'Capo Grar ,lpau woman who dlcdv about three J weeks ago was filed in the Common' i Pleas fcurt to be probated afcw:? j days ago. The settlement will be made' by Charles Blattner, public adminis trator. jn the days of her young woman-j hood 3Irs. I.eyhe was considered one j in the c'ty. ! The esta I The estate has dimished until it ist modest as compared i 1,11 vcars. She was the daughter of John Filbuin, one of the leading merchants I ing the plaintiff certain false, defam of Cape Giraideau, during his life' atory nnd slandeiur, words, to-wit: t;mc i After stating in her will that she already disposed cf her real es-j t.io Airs Tv-ie l'ave and bonucstcdi . i i consisted of household furniture, clothing, cut glass, china and jewelry,! wh'ch she pressed at the time of her j (iealh (o M S3 yCTla Almstedt. j jiiss Almstedt was her nurse and; 15 in her childhood, musiiv teacher in her girlhood and faithful companion throughout her entire life.1 -rh;3 0i,4 friend and companion at-! tended her through her long illness, ' and doath She is to livc in thcl ' tQ jrethcr, until her death, free of rent. ! Some time before her death Mrs. Leyhe deeded her real estate property ' in this city to the Cape Girardeau Fi'blic Library Association. There is,! however, a mortgage of $7,500 on thej property, which consists of three houses in the blcck fn which 6he liv-' ed and the building on Water street in which the Cape Dairy Products Company is quartered. After the mortgage is satisfied, the remainder will be used for the benefit of the Pub- lie Lbrary. The Library Associat'on, ner by Miss Almsteadt. These will be sold and the proceeds will.be used ',' MO., FRIDAY, NOVEMBER S, 1913. MRS. COLLINS FILES! Paris' November 7 The greatest war in crnnfl HAMATE CIHTe historv of the world was terminated at 45UUU UAMAuli oUl! itwo o'clock Thursday afternoon. ! Suspension of hostilities followed the sign- -2c an.armi8tice;thf4i3earlier. - in Common Pleas I The German delegation of representatives Mrs. Sadie Colin of North Fred-J o;Ick street, wife of Tan oil Collins,; formerly a cleik ir. the Tlobbs st.:ej n Water street, has bi ought damage suit in the Common i'iMs louix 01 uns uiy aj.;... tor Lalumetlier of Helbvue street.; iiumoder at present Employed " in the Cotton Relt lion Mountain office; at Illmo TllP potition for lbe suit v;hirh was filed this week is as follows: "Plain- ! tin" state? that defendant on day . . . of October in the presence and hear- fnrmor.r.f divers Dersons wilfully, wantonly,! a and maliciously spoKe c.t ana concr-.n-, 'That there were thieves in town and i that there was a woman with them and that he knew who she was; mat , Sadie Collins, meaning plaintiff, was; i one of the th:eves; that she came to i ..... lvs home anout 2 o cock in the morn- . . . ing and attempted to brea into Ms; i til house; and that when ne saw ner sue , ran awav down the alley. i "Flaintiff further states that the words so utteretl and spoken of and concerning her were untrue; and that she has been greatfy injured in her cood name and fame to her damage in the sum cf five thousand dollars." Pe0Ple liv5n in the neighborhood bur;lars scarpg Jn th;g city Lalumedicr and his wife told themj they were awakened by a noise in' their back yard one night and that ! when they raised the blind they saw Mrs. Collins standing near the window and that she immediately ran away, This statement reached the plaintiff and was the basis of the suit. Another suit that was filed in the Common Pleas Court last week was that of Early P. Ellis, a real estate dealer, against Elam W. Mastercon. Ell's is suing to collect $400 which he claims is due him a a commission to pay the expenao of her illness and other claims against the estate. land plenipotentiaries line under a white flag. At the time the armistice was signed tho army of the Allies were smashing their way forward on a line 150 miles long and extend- m& vim iiic otnciui j ng the Germans and pjgg rout. Officials at Washington were await- ing for official confirmation of the news yesterday. While no contirma- (inn Vmil lifpn itpmv(iI miln J ict niwi t. was generally expecteu. newspapers received the first repoit of the ann istice. A short time before the armistice Kp.lityf rity of Soian The retirement of the Germans were in th natuv of a rout. The nown rf the surrender of tier- many yesterday wa.i greeted by the nreatet. ileriiiw -stint "mi ever nprnri ;nr n;rnilIpni, wll:st,M ,w'lf r":!', ' " ' 1 ' ' " TRACKMEN UNIONS BEING ORGANIZED A.D. Parker Is Organized Lod ges For American Brother hood Of Railway fraetman A. D. Parker returned Monday from a trip which took him to Sikes- ton, Toplar duff, Dtlta and other points in the interest of the American Brotherhood of Railway Trackmen, of which he was recently appointed or ganizer. The A. B. of R. T. is composed of section men, extra gangs adn other railroad employes cf the kind. Un- ions of these workers are being or ganized on every railroad in the coun- try. An artmpt will be made by the unions to hold up their wages to an suitable and just basis which they have reached under government con- NUMBER 38 arrived at the Allied .kj intr iV t;U5.t? , UGUimai- driving them in a com- bells ling, auto loads of people dro through the streets cheering, ycliinj., and waving flag.-, drums were pound ed, guns fired and ail eonee'vable kind'; cf "ii03 were ntatie. A!! k'nds r.f business ar.d industry practically ceased for the day; at 2 o'clock an immense procession, head ed by the Schuchcrt band, the boys i scouts and the shoe factory employes, Many of the autos carried tin lard cans and other vessels, which were used in making a noise, and a great ; celebration took place. Xo doubt tho s?nmf h'inn.nA.l n j x " t trol. Although it is conceded that ; track work is important to the opera tion of a railroad, and tho wage. of these workers wore the lowr.'t of any on the rad-3 liefore the war. One dol lar and a quarter a .'ay was the h:gh st paid on any rostd in this pait ox th-i count iy. The headquarter rf the organiza- J tion for thi ; state is at Bonn" Terre. The work cf organization Ts proceeding on many of the big trunk line systems throughout the Unittd States and is said to have the encouragement of Secretary MeAdoo. It is believed thnt if these workers an present a united front they can command decent wages, otherwise they will drop back to their former level when the government re leases control. An organization has been perfected m Cape Girardeau and practically ev riy working man in the lines specified above has joined. Each member is al lowed a benefit of one dollar a day when sick and unable to work and a bu-ial fund if death ensues.