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Logansport Journal-Tribune (Newspaper) - November 1, 1914, Logansport, Indiana Member Associated Press Generally fair today and Men day without decided change In Sun seti VOL 6 NO 2S1 LOGANSPORT INDIANA SUNDAY MORNING NOVEMBER 1 1914 PRICE TWO CENTS HAS TURKEY DECLARED WAR Annexation Of Egypt By Otto man Empire Repoted From Berlin PRIVATE ADVICES FROM CONSTANTINOPLE HERE BULLETIN LONDON Oct p A dispatch to the Exchange Tele graph company from Athens says that the Russian ambassador and his staff have left Constantinople It is believ ed in official circles in Athens that the question of peace In the Balkans depends solely upon the attitude of Bulgaria Greece although resolved to preserve neutrality is watching closely her interests BULLETIN LONDON Nov a Turkey has formally annexed Egypt GERMAN SUBMARINE SENDS ANOTHER BRITISH SHIP TO THE BOTTOM By Associated London Oct p The enterprise of German submarines have been lurking along the French coast on the Straits of Dover seeking to get a shot at British ships engaged in bombarding the German positions in Belgium was rewarded to day when one of them attacked and sank the light cruiser Hermes as she returning from Dunkirk The greater part of the crew was rescued The Hermes was a comparatively old vessel and from a naval viewpoint was of no great value but the fact that she was attacked so near home indicates that the German submarines have a base somewhere in that part of the Belgian coast which is cccu pied by German troops from which they can menace ships of the allies passing between England and France Only a few days ago one of them sank the French steamer Admiral Ganteaume which was carrying refugees from Calais How many submarines the Germans have in theae waters is not known but several of them have been seen recently When ships are guarded by torpedo boat destroyers as are those engaged in bombarding the German positions they are comparatively safe LOGANSPORTS PUBLIC LIBRARY CELEBATES ITS 20TH BIRTHDAY DURING THE LAST YEAR 33302 BOOKS HAVE BEEN CIRCULATED AND 521 CARDS HAVE BEEN ISSUED TO NEW READERS Today is the twentieth anniversary of the opening of the Logansport pub ic library to the public and is the according toa German official tenth anniversary of the present build ment which has been received from Berlin by the Marconi Wireless Tele graph company BULLETIN VANCOUVER B C Oct officials were officially informed here today that a state of war existed between Great Britain and Turkey Washington Oct has been officially declared at Constantinople between Turkey and Russia according to a private message today through the courtesy of the American embassy The ambassador has not advised Washington government of the declar ation of war hut the officials thought tonight his message was either tained in transmission or that he wasj awaiting formal notification by the Ottoman government The private message which was ad dressed to a New York business man who has interests in Turkey was dat ed 5 p m yesterday and reached here a few hours after a lengthy dispatch from Ambassador Morgenthau describ ing events in Constantinople up to noon yesterday Mr Morgentbau said that early yes terday the Russian ambassador receiv ed instructions from his government to demand his passports as the result of the Turkish bombardment of Rus sian seaports The Russian envoy made an attempt to see the grand viz ier but failed as the latter pleaded ffllness During the morning however the Turkish minister of finance called on the French ambassador informing him that the bombardment had occur red without the previous knowledge of the Ottoman government He placed the blame for the incident on the shoulders of the German officers ir the Turkish navy ing During the past year 521 cards have been issued to new readers 33302 books have been circulated In the adult department 16823 books of flc tion and 6732 nonfiction have been loaned 7539 juvenile fiction and 2308 nonflctiort make the circulation of the children room 9847 This does not in elude the circulation by the teacher from collections sent to the schools During the past year 377 volumes were added to the library 71 of this number being gifts One of the most valuable of recent purchases for the library is the new edition of the New International Encyclopedia The various missionary societies and other religious organizations of the city have this year contributed their denominational magazines to the li brary and these have been much ap preciated by the public Seventy magazines are subscribed for and eighteen are received as gifts This year the shelving has been put in the newspaper room and the papers have been sorted and filed This meets a need long felt The reference work with schools and clubs has been very heavy Club programs filed at the library are gone over and lists of references are made See that your club program is at the library Also a file of model programs and helps for program committees are available at any time Three exhibits have been made this year The Russell Indian Pictures Photographs of Scotts country and painting by Mr Will Stevens the In diana artist These were all very much enjoyed by our patrons The lecture course started last Jan uary is a new feature of library work in Logansport and the three lectures given in the spring were much enjoy ed although not as well attended as we should have liked Mr Coulters lecture on October 14 was well attend ed considering the hard rain It is hoped that those arranged for next year will be better attended Much in terest has been manifested by the dif ferent clubs and we are anticipating a success for this years course The assembly room has been much in demand and the reference room used for small meetings has been in constant use Our busiest day was one in April when six meetings were held in the afternoon and evening These rooms are for the use of any or ganization but reservations should be made in advance The library is open eacti week day from eight a m until nine p m and the reading room is open on Sunday from two until six p m CONFESSES HE BLEW UP HOME KILLING FAMILY UNITED STATESARMY RECRUIT OWNS TO DYNAMITING SLEEP ING WIFE AND CHILDREN THOUGHT THEYD BE BETTER OFF IN HEUVEN PRINCE EATS POISONED SANDWICH AND DIES AS HIS WIFE CALLS rBy Associated New York Oct Paul De Clairmont an actor was found dead in a West Side rooming house A coroners physician had committed suicide KING OF BELGIUM BEGGING FOR FOOD ALBERT ASKS AMERICANS TO AID IN FEEDING STARVING SUBJECTS By Associated Press London Oct 31 p bert king of the Belgians has asked the American people through the American commission for relief in Bel gium to help feed his starving people during the coming winter The kings message written under fire on the battle field near Dunkirk follows I am informed that American offi cials and citizens in Belgium and Eng land are working to save my people from the horrors of the famine which now threatens them It is a great com fort to me in this hour of sorrow and misfortune to feel that a great hearted disinterested people is direct ing its efforts to relieving the distress of the unoffending civilian people of my country here today said that he and that a half eaten sandwich con taining poison was found on a nearby table The coroner found that a woman who said that she was De Clairmonts wife appeared at the rooming house a short while before the body was found She went to the actors room and when she came down threw a small tin into an ash barrel in the street and entering a large auto mobile in which there were two oth er women rode away The coroners physician found the tin can Inside it he said he found the remains of a deadly poison De Clairmont arrived in New York from Europe a few years ago and an nounced that he was a prince Since that time ne had appeared on the stage He was arrested about a year ago charged with the larceny of jew elery from a woman but was acquit ted He exploited himself as the hero of a wellknown novel CBy Associated St Louis Oct written con fession that he blew up his home with dynamite killing his sleeping wife and four small children was given to the police today by Scott Stone a United States army recruit who was arrested yesterday at Jefferson bar racks Stones farm house at Tolono III was burned September 28th last Mrs Stone and four children the old est aged five years perishing in the slaze Stone said in his confession that he committeed the crime to be free to go away with a woman whom he knew only as Lucille Sixteen days after the obstruction of his home and family Stone enlisted in the United States army at a recruiting station in Mat ron 111 under an assumed name He was arrested at the barracks yester day at the request of the states at orney of Cnamgalgn county Ml Killed asThey Slept According to the confession iStone the afternoon of September 27 took ils wife and1 four children buggy rid ing They returned at p m and went to bed at 8 oclock all sleeping in the same room The three older children slept at the foot of the bed and the youngest child beside its mother said I slept until 10 oclock when I felt my wild roving nature overcoming me Between 1 and 2 oclock I got out of bed and went to the barn where I had hidden 10 sticks of dynamite in the wheat bin I had bought the dynamite in Tolono and the caps in Champaign I put the dynamite on a tablein the kitchen and ran 18 feet of fuse from it to the back door I then went out doors and lit the fuse After the calling for help Stone said that townspeople arrived and helpedhim carry out his furniture A detective asked Did you trill any ofthese people that your family was burning up in that house replied in the negative I thought my family would be bet ter off in heaven Stone said in con clusion What do you mean by that he was asked Stone replied With my spending money and time on the other woman I did not think I was treating my fam Jly right and I decided they would be better off dead Stones arrest was due to the story of a woman who told the states at torney of Champaign county that Stone wanted her to go west with him According to his story Stone met the woman the day after the fire The inquest on the deaths of his family failed to develop any evidence of crime but Stone was under sur GERMANS RENEW ATTACK IN ATTEMPTTO REACH SEABOARD TONY SHOCKOME FOUND DEAD IN BARN AT HOME Coroner Palmer is Called but is Not Yet Prepared to Make Statement as to Cause of Death Tony Shockome aged about 55 years died suddenly last night about oclock inthe barn at the rear ot his home No 6 Humphrey street Shockome was found by the resi dents in the neighborhood lying on the sidewalk near his home and they carried the man in the barn in the rear and the members of the family were notified They allowed the man to remain there for about an hour and then made an investigatipon when they found the dead body Coroner Palmer was called and made an investigation but declined to state to what he believed death was due until this morning when material witnesses could be secured and ques tioned and further knowledge ot the mans condition learned The remains were removed to the Killian McCloskey undertaking par lors where the body was prepared for burial QUARENTiNE ON STOCK YARDS AFFECTS BUTS FEW OF RECEIPTS By Chicago Oct 31 The quarantine placed in the Chicago TJnion Stock Yards today by the government as a precaution because of the prevalence of foot and mouth disease in southern Michigan and northern Indiana affects only about 10 per cent of the receipts according to W J OConnor assistant general manager of the stock yards company The order affects only those cattle which are sent here to be fattened be fore slaughtering said Mr OConnor It means that we cannot ship them out to the feeding farms Its only ef fect will be for the time being to re duce this class of receipts Growers who want their animals fattened be fore selling to the packers will simply hold them back until the bsn Is lifted There has been none of the disease at the yards RUSSIAN PAPER WARNS NEUTRAL POWERS veillance secretly by the Champaign county authorities who knew at once of his enlistment ITALIAN MINISTER QUITS By Associated Rome Oct31 p ner Ruhini miniter of the treasury lias sent his resignation to Premier Salandra Efforts were made at the coucil of ministers today to have him withdraw his resignation but he de dined to do so DEMOCRATS CLAIM GAINS IN CONGRESS CBy Associated Press Washington Oct official pre election statement issued jointly to night by the Democratic national and congressional committees predicts a Democratic majority of approximately 100 in the house of representatives as the outcome of next Tuesdays elec tions and an increased majority in the senate The statement says n part Reports gathered with particular care from all parts of the country in dicate a sweeping Democratic victory Tuesday The program of progerssive legislation enacted by congress under tie leadership of President Wilson has made a profound impression on the country ROBBED Chicago Oct passengers on the observation platform of the California limited train of the Santa Fe line were robbed tonight by two men who boarded the train in the yards The robbers leaped from the platform when the train started ANOTHER CASE OF DIPHTHERIA IN CITY THERE ARE NOW THSEE CASES OF THIS DISEASE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT Another case of diptheria was report ed to the local health board yesterday This makes three cases of this disease now in the city The new cases re ported yesterday was that of the 112 yearold son of Mr and Mrs Clarke Taylor 117 Ninth street The health department has put all cases under a strict quarantine and the hope to be able to stamp out the disease before it has spread here is held 11 SINK WITH STEAMER By Associated Press Dover via London Nov a men killed nine injured and about 40 missing represent the casualties resultingfrom the sinking YESTERDAYS CIRCULATION 6126 s Ths JournalTribune De tailed Sworn Circulation StaUmenti Monthly OCTOBER CIRCULATION By Associated Prosaj Rome Oct 31 a great impression has been produced i Romeby an article appearing in th Russian newspaper Novoe Bremya which is considered in Italian politica circles to be an ultimatum for th Balkan states and also a warning fo the neutral countries The Balkans the newspaper says cannot forget their past slavery an that they became free chiefly through Russian intervention Now the mo ment has come not for words but fo deeds Whoever Is not with us i against us Bulgaria freed by Russia canno remain a spectator in the war He least attempt at accord with an enemj of Russia will be considered treason Bulgaria must choose between Turke and Russia At the end of the war only the par ticipants in the gigantic conflict the newspaper concludes will be invite to the banquet Whoever thinks he will snatch a mouthful without havin j made the necessary sacrifices will be much mistaken GUN SHOT WOUND RESULTS FATALLY 3 4 6 7 8 9 10 11 13 14 15 16 6164 6164 6152 6180 G134 6133 6124 6131 6137 6173 6138 6144 6145 Total 17 18 20 2 22 23 24 25 27 28 29 30 31 6145 6179 6139 6135 6145 6143 6142 sm 6124 6126 6126 6126 165885 Daily Average 6144 Stats of IntUna County of Hass BB Edgar F Metzger publisher ot the Logansport JournalTribune does sol emnly B wear tb at the circulation of the JournalTribune for the month of October 1914 was as set forth in the the above table EDGARF METZGER Subscribedand worn to before me of the British cruiser Hermes in the this 31st day of October 1914 Straits of Dover yesterday by a Ger man submarine The exact number NOVEMBR192021 ARE THE DOLLAR DAYS DATES FIXED FOR THE BIG TRADE FEST TO BE STAGED HERE The Big Dollar Days a trio of bar gain festivals in a row which the local merchants will hold are set for No vember 19th 20th and 21st and this will make Thanksgiving Day all the bigger feast because of the big bar gains which folks can make proceed ing the celebration The local merchants are making plans for Dollar Day which will be memorable in the trade annals of northern Indiana The offerings to ibe made oathese days willdraw people from miles around because the mer chants are determined to make them sufficiently attractive to justify long journeys of missing is not known LOUIS P DEUNER Notary Public Ity commission szplres Feb 24 19181 beet MONSTER 0EET BROUGHT TO PUBLIC MARKET J Douglass had on display in the public market yesterday a monster beet weighing 7 Npounds The was grown on his farm north of the city The specimen was presented to this office William Smith also pre sented a beet whicii weighed within an ounce of as much as the McDougal JESSE BEACHLER WALKS FOR AFTER FATAi Jesse Beachler 33 years ofage re siding in 2122 Wright street Panhan dle engineer died at St Joseph hospi tal yesterday afternoon at oclock from an accidental shot self inflicted while hunting in the woods to the east of Morgan hill three hours before his death The story of the injury and the re markable fortitude shown in reaching the DeHaven home and hie subseqlent removal to the hospital as told by wit nesses to the injured mans condition seems incredible The shot from a 16gauge gun enter ed the abdomen at tflose range and lit terally created an opening into which the closed fist could be put The wad of the shell was found in the region of the shoulder having torn its way entirely through the abdominal and horatic cavities In this condition the man walked for half a mile with portions of his vis era protruding and blood in great quantities pouring out He carried s gun with him The Chase ambulance was called and Beachler rushed to the hospital Here the injured man was sufficiently composed to help himself onto the op irating table Beachler was able to tell his attend ants w the accident happened He had just shot a squirrel which had alien wounded the ground but was itill abje to run He started after the iquirrel with the gun in Ms hand i when he stumbled and fell discharging he weapon with the fatal results is survived by his wife two irothers John and Webster Beachler nd two sisters Mary Granger and Edith Beachler He had been employed by the Penn ylvania railroad company for the last 4 years Tbe funeral will Tuesday ternoon at 2 oclock from the Mar Berlin Claims Kaisers Forces Have Stormed Several im portant Points ALLIES CLAIM TO HAVE WITHSTOOD THE ATTACKS BULLETIN BERLIN Oct 31 Via Amsterdam and London p report re ceived here today from German army headquarters says Our army fn Belgium oc cuplad Rarosacheile cf Nieuport and Prelschoon and our at tacks on are progreislng Zaji dvoorde Chateau Hollenleke and Warn beke have been Further eoath we alio have gained ground to the east of The env emy has been attacked and during the day chased from several strongly for tiflled1 to the north of Vailly about 1D miles east of which was stormed during the after noon the onemy retreating across River Alsne We captured 1000 priso ners two machine gunc The Argonnec and the west of Ver dun and to the north Toul several French attacks were repulsed with heavy losses for the enemy The battle In the notrheastern war theatre till now has not been decided To the west of Warsaw the are slowly following our troops which are now being regrouped BULLETIN PARIS Oct 31 11 p offi cial communication issued tonightby the French war office says According to the latest there Is noIncident of any Importance to report In the center we have progress In the region to the north of Soualn Everywhere else we are maintain lirg otfr poiltltojn1 BULLETIN LONDON Oct 31 p official message has been received at Romefrom Constantinople according to a dispatch to the Central agency announcing that the Russian fleet had attacked the Turkish fleet Sebastopol in the Black tea De tails of thebattle are lacking GERMANS RENEW THE OFFENSIVE Direct Vigorous Attack on Allied In Effort to Reach London Oct 31 p German attempts to reach the French channel ports were resumed with re newed energy yesterday The Ger mans undertook general offensive tad tics from the coast at Neuport to AT ras and while they made progress at some points they were repulsed at others and in some cases were com pelled to give ground Nearthe coast their advance was checked by an extnsion of the flooded area Today ttie battle is raging with fury that marked the opening of the lastphase of this campaign and even on the English coast the boom of the big naval guns which are bombarding the invaders flank could be distinctly heard Allies Are Reinforced The allies have brought up land and seaforces inan endeavor to check this Continue on fage soiirj street M 3 injM conducted hy he Rev Overdeer Interment will be made n Mt Hope cemetery BOWEL OBSTRUCTION FATAL Grover Miljer 25 years of age died fc St Joseph hospital last night at L oclock Death was due to ob ruction of the bowels An operation i relieve his conditions failed to prib long the life of the patient He was a farmer residing near Remington Ind and was brought to the hospital three weeks ago The remains will be shipped to Blanches ter Ohio today where interment will be made beside the grave of his fath er SAYS CRITICISM IS OUT OF PLACE HOWELL APPOINTED REPUBLI CAN AFTER PROGRESSIVES REFUSED TO SERVE Attorney H H Howell secretary cf the Progressive party and appointed election commissioner was severely criticized yesterday by members of his party for having appointed as clerk William Fidler a Republican Howell resented the criticism hotly and in explaining his attitude said I believe the critisnf is entirelyun Just Before making the appointmer of a clerk I made repeated trials tl secure a good man among the Pro gressives to take the position but all hose I asked refused to serve I tried to get Tom Myers FraJik Amoss Walter Chandler 0 B Conant but each one declined I Ead to have some one who could do the work and so I selectedFidler I ub apoi ogies to offer
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