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Daily Leader (Newspaper) - January 13, 1915, Grand Rapids, Wisconsin THE WEATHER Partly cloudy tonight and Thurs day Probably mow Warmer couth east and colder west portion tonight DAILY LEADER Largest Circulation of an Daily paper in Wood County WRST YEAR NO 194 THE ANNUAL BANK MEETING STOCKHOLDERS OF FIRST NATIONAL BANK HELD ANNUAL MEETING AND DINNER The annual stockholders dinner of the First National Bank of Grand Ra was held atthe Witter Hotel Tuesday evening About seventy stockholders and their wives were present and they report a bounteous and a very pleasant evening At the close of the social features the usual business was conducted and the old officers and directors by unanimous vote The annual report showed a very successful year notwithstanding the condition of general busi ness and the assets of the bank in creased over seventy thousand dollars to over thirty two million dollars was transacted 1914 of which more than one million six hundred thousand dollars was loans made to customers As in Skating that the people of this com munity handled a large amount of money last year the report showed that over seven and a quarter millions of dollars was the First National during the twelve months just passed The officers and directors of the bank are President George W Mead Vice President Earle M Pease cashier A G Miller assistant cashier H C Demitz Directors W GRAND RAPIDS WIS WEDNESDAY JANUARY 131915 TEN CENTS A WEEK SUFFRAGE LOSES Womans Measure Lacks Eien Numerical Majority STATES RIGHTS ABE IN WAY Southern Representatives Led by Un derwood Opposed to Multiplying Negro Mens Votes With Those of Negro Women Representative Mann in Favor Washington Jan resolution proposing an amendment to the federal constitution granting to women the right to vote in all tha Elates was defeated in the house last night by a substantial vote Of the 378 members present 204 voted against the resolution and 174 for it Woman suffrage therefore polled just 16 votes less than a ma of those present and 41 less than a majority of the full member ship of the lower branch of congress GREAT EARTHQUAKE IN ROME ITALY Special to the DaUy Leader by Wire Rome Italy Jan terrific earthquake shook this city today causing a great panic among the frightened inhabitants Many of the principal buildings and structures interest were damaged In the outskirts of the city eighteen people jire reported to have been kill ed by falling walls RUSSIANS STOPPED AT THE NIDA RIVER Special to the DaUy Leader by Wire Vienna Austria Jan Russians were hurled back with heavy losses by the Austrians when they attempted to cross the Nida river TURKEY DIVES IN TO Porte Will Apologize and Sa lute Italian Flag ITALY IS NOT THROUGH YET WOOD COUNTY STUDENTS Kingdom Will at Promised Have Representative Investigation to Sea J Conway E W Ellis Dr J J Looze Edward Lynch Isaac P ter Wit NEW CLASS ORGANIZED RETAIL SELLING TO BE TAUGHT AT THE COUNTY NORMAL SCHOOL A class in retail been and will be taught at the County Normal school in this city There are 30 enrolled in the class and the first lesson will be given next Tuesday evening with Clifton C Field as instructor The purpose of this course is to help The resolution lacked 78 votes of the total necessary for its adoption twothirds of the house being re quired on constitutional amendments Woman suffrage did not make as good a showing in the house as prohibition amendment which was de in that body a month or so ago by 61 votes The prohibition amendment polled three more than majority of the members present When Speaker Clark rapped for or der in the house nearly every seat on the retail efficiency increase his This course is furnished by the University Extension Division Retail salesmen of Grand Rapids lire taking advantage of this course as is seen in the large number already There will be six lessons one each week the floor was occupied and the gal lerles were packed It was womans day in the house and the few men ap reared In the throng that looked down on the legislature The women opposed to equal suf frage headed by Mrs Arthur M Dodge of New York were alloted seats in one section of the public gal lery In another section sat mem bers of the congressional union for womans suffrage an organization that has been active In pushing the into partisan politics and members of the National Association Woman Suffrage were scattered through all the galleries Conspicuous among those in the speakers gallery were Dr Anna How ard Shaw Mrs Carrie Chapman Catt Mrs O H P Belmont and Mrs Pet hick Lawrence of London Dr Shaw was applauded as she took her seat The proceedings started off tamely Everybody present knew the resolution was marked for defeat and accordingly those who took part in the debate seemed to go about their TURKS ARE PUSHING ON IN PERSIA Special to the Daily Leader by Wire London Jan Turkish army occupied the Persian city of Tabriz The Russian garrison retreated to without offering resist A GOOD BOOKS BE PLACED IN CIRCULATION AT THE PUBLIC LIBRARY ON FRIDAY The following new books will bi placed in circulation at the publi library Friday afternoon Galeoto B C of the Motor cycle A brief interesting treatise on every part of the motorcycle with several chapters on repairing buying racing records and many other things of to the motorcyclist Many Sided Navy of Building Con struction of Heating A WIFE WAS DESERTED MOOSA MAN ARRESTED AT BOSCOBEL CHARGE WITH WIFE Sheriff Bluett returned yesterday from where he had gone for WF Byers a resident of Nekoosa who is charged with deserting his wife It is alleged that Byers left happy home on January 1st and to contribute toward his wifes support after that date He appeared before Justice of the Peace Calkins yesterday afternoon and the case was adjourned to Jan 18 In default of bonds he was remanded to jail Newspaper Man Seriously III Evansville Ind Jan W Lauenstein publisher of the Kv Democrat who recently un derwent an operation for appendicitis hub been operated upon again for the same disease having suffered a re lapse In a local hospital Ills condi tion is serious Democratic Paper Quits Alexandria Incl Jan In dianan the Democratic weekly paper in Monroe township lias the editor Raying hers wdt not enough support from the par ty ranks tasks rather perfunctorily After an hour and a half of debate the house adopted 209 to 31 a spe cial rule to consider the proposed con amendment for woman suf frage and then settled down to six hours actual debate before voting on whether to submit the resolution to the states for ratification States Rights Comes In Fifty or more members spoke on the resolution In the main those who opposed equal suffrage based their arguments on the doctrine that this is a question for treatment only by the states They also insisted that the demand for reform came from a minority of women anT that the great majority found no way to voice their opposition Those who spoke for equal suffrage Insisted that the right to rote could not in justice be denied to women and that as civiliza tion advanced the demand for the privilege was bound to become irre sistible Southerners Oppose Representatives Mann author of the amendment and many others supported the amendment while Representative Underwood and generally opposed It good book on steam and heating valuable also for hot its water treat ment of several types of vapor heat ing systems FICTION Eve Edgarton Clarion Presented by Dr Merrill It Happened Raft Knowles Pollock at the Wolverine After Sandy of Jennie Gushing REPLACED Men Toms Cabin Jim the Young Trap per Colonel Colonels Knight Riding JOHN B ARPIN A DIRECTOR ANNUAL MEETING OF WOOD COUNTY NATIONAL BANK HELD LAST NIGHT The annual stockholders meeting of the Wood County National Bank was Meld Tuesday evening January 12th in the commodious banking rooms of this institution There was a good attendance with a large portion of the stock represented A review of the past years business was given in the reports by the officers followed by an interesting talk by Mr L M Alexander on the operation of the Federal Reserve Bank act The old Board of Directors were with Mr John B Arpin added to the list Mr Arpin is a well and highly regarded business nan of this city and his election will a valuable addition to this board directors which is now as follows M Alexander E Roenius L E T E Mullen A E Bennett udson G Rosebush F J Wood John B Arpin and Guy 0 Babcock After the stockholders meeting the following officers were reelected for the ensuing year F J Wood presi dent L M Alexander vice president That It Is Not Needlessly Delayed Made That Neutrality Signers Were Paid Rome Jan Hodeida incl deut will probably soon be closed judging by the latest developments Turkey has now definitely accepted al of Italys demands including a mil salute to the Italian flag when it is again hoisted over the consulate where it was hauled down by the con sul after the violation of the building by the arrest of the British vice con sul who had taken refuge there The Italian consul after ordering the flag down took refuge on board an Ital ian war ship The Turkish government has ap pointed a commission to Investigate the incident before reparation is granted The Italian foreign office hps ordered consul to land at Hodeida and participate In the Inves so as to hasten the work of the commission as much as possible Otherwise It is feared the Inquiry might be indefinitely pro longed Charge Neutrality Signers Paid The police have arrested many al agents who have been soliciting signatures to a peti tion invoking Italys neutrality throughout the war It Is charged that thr agents paid for signatures to petition at the rate of a penny each Deputy Gallenga in the chamber asked the home office if it was aware of this shameful hunt for signatures in a maneuver which was unworthy of a civilized country He urged the government to intervene to prevent similar attempts which he declared were incompatible with the extreme delicacy of the present political sit THIRTEEN TAKING COURSE IN COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AT MADISON There are 68 of the 71 counties of the state represented in the enroll ment of students in he courses in the college of Agriculture at the univer sity Dane county furnishes the largest number 229 young men and women being enrolled from that county in the long middle short dairy and home economics courses The ten counties with largest registrations are Dane 229 Milwaukee 67 Grant 41 Wau kesha 39 Fond du Lac 39 Manitowoc 37 Waupaca 35 Jefferson 32 Wai worth 32 Clark 30 There are 13 students enrolled from Wood county in the various courses A list of these follows Johnson Leland S Grand Rapids Arnett Roy S Grand Rapids Brad ley Alice V Lindsey Dixon John A Nekoosa Tenpas John A Arpin Ebbe Clarence E Marshfield Schu ster Joseph J Hewitt Nelson Elmer M Grand Rapids Edmund P Jr Grand Rapids Hill Carl P Chili Maas Charles Marshfield McCarty Florence D Auburndale Ames Harry W Pittsville Guy 0 cashier and W Fisher assistant cashier G FIRE INSPECTION OF CITY FIREMEN QUARTERLY INSPECTION OF BUSINESS HOUSES IN THE CITY The local fire company are making the quarterly inspection of the busi ness houses in this city These in are made by the firefighters Parole Law Working Well Baraboo Wis Jan parole law seems to be working well in this county Instead of prisoners remain ing in jail they are sent to work and the money earned is given to the fam ilies or prisoners for their necessary expenses year 1914 for mer Sheriff William Welk collected earned by prisoners GIRL FINDS MISSING PARENT LaCrosse Woman Claims Hazel West as Her Daughter La Crosse Wis Jan West fifteen year old girl who was taken away from Frederick West her foster father by Judge be cause he had neglected her has found her mother in a woman she has known all her life as a dear friend Mrs Frederick Green the mother appeared before Judge and told the remarkable story of how she had given her to the Wests when she was a baby because was unable to care for her properly Buy it in Grand Rapids Income Taxes on Bequests Unlawful Madison Wis Jan state In come tax can be collected on prop crip situated outside of the state in by a citizen of Wisconsin for which no consideration is given ac cording to a decision of Judge E Ray Stevens In circuit court here Has Hard Working Hens Deer Park Wis Jan Zweig a farmer who raises poultry as a side line has a flock of 145 hens is the report of their last years activities He gathered 15663 over and above those reserved for hatching Plan Log Rolling Contest Kau Claire Wis Jan Claire will have another worlds chain lop rolling contest this year and the probabilities are that tho vi on Labor day as last yoar WOULD LIKE STOCKHOLDERS OF CITIZENS NATIONAL BANK HELD MEET ING The annual meeting of the Citizens National Bank was held yesterday at the bank parlors A good representa tion of the stockholders were present and when they left it was with a feel ing that the bank would be bigger in another year It was the sentiment of the stockholders that they should build a large bank building of their own but nothing was done in the mat ter The reports of the officers showed the institution to be in first class con dition and every one of them were well pleased with the showing made during the year The old officers and directors were reelected as follows A Cohen Vice W Paulus Cash 15 Hire A Cohen G W A P Mirny Win H M s Lutz K Chili C 10 Gel the Day leaner at ioci Jews west side at 2 cents copy themselves and is very rigid The foundations of the buildings the chimneys the electric wiring are all examined for defects and if any are found the owner is immediately noti fied to have same put in a safe con dition The basements and other parts of the buildings and the premises about the same are also examined and if there is any refuse of a combustible nature found it must be cleaned up A report is made of the findings to the fire wardens office ELECT NEW ANNUAL MEETING OF FAIR ASSOCIA TION HELD YESTER DAY C Kieffer Auburn dale J Leu Altdorf R Williams Marsh field A Noll Marsh field The foregoing is a list of the new officers of the Central Wisconsin State Fair association elected at the annual held yesterday inorn ing at the city hall in Marshfield Har mony was distinctly in style at the meeting and the selections were made without contests and with a single view to the good of the order Dis cussions took place on the filling of the two first offices Capt F E Ames whose untimely death occurred last week had been president of he association for some years Several names were suggested for the vacancy but after taking a recess and an in formal caucus the representative gathering of members voted unani for Mr KiefFer nho is a well known breeder of live stock and is a J Leu was suggested by Chunk of Wood Proves Bomb Washburn Wis Jan as John Kowalski was about to put a chunk of wood nithe stove something caught his eye Investigation showed it had been made into a bomb and contained enough dynamite to blow the house to atoms It is claimed other attacks have been made on the family Recently the drinking water was poisoned Previous to this a barn was burned and last fall the entire potato crop was stolen The family has no enemies they claim Three Cities Bid For Packing Plant New Richmond Wis Jan 13 The St and Pierce county branches of the American Society of Equity under way a project to a packing plant that will hustler to use a mild term Otto some for president and received the unanimous vote of the association for vice dent that being at this Mesr Williams and Noll were reelected without opposition The association appears to be in a very satisfactory condition financially and has reduced its indebtedness over since the last management Acting on a suggestion made at the meting the association voted to em power President Kieffer to appoint a committee for the purpose of limiting the exhibits to the three counties of Marathon Wood and Clark as they see fit On this he appoint ed E B Barr J H White A G Pan kow and E S Bailey together with the secretary This meet to discuss the committee will advisability of prohibiting the giving of premiums to professional exhibitors from distant parts of the state or from other states thus giving home exhibitors a better chance The committee is authorized to propose bylaws or am thereto WASHINGTON DRY Prohibition Amendment Before the Senate Is Likely to Pass Washington Jan pro for the District of Columbia take care of 100 head of cattle 50 and 50 daiy It is a has become a probability Although the senate voted to send proposition similar to prohibition amendment to the Din r operation in La j of Columbia appropriation Hudson nnd River the senate committee on fulls by arc for the plant River o voto of 37 to 34 It WM predicted lias offered choice of three sites by members of that that j a report will be i tbc For iH real daily paper I and that the for the Daily Leader j Will pass
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