Cedar Falls Record, August 24, 1916

Cedar Falls Record

August 24, 1916

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Cedar Falls Record, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1916, Cedar Falls, Iowa WEEKM EDITION. THE 'and warmer tonight and Thursday, probably fair Friday. TOLUME XVI. CEDAB FALLS. IOWA. THURSDAY, AUGUST 24, 1916. JJUMBEB 30. Men Suggest CENTRAL SOON TO REPAIR CROSSINGS i, Inability To Obtain Material Caused Delay In Making Bepairs, It Is Said.' Trade With The Admin- istration For Higher Rates The IlliJicis Central Railway Com- Railroads Hold Out shortly repair the bad (street crossings on its tracks in Cedar Falls, local agent J. M. Har- iker announced today following a conference with General Superin- tendent A.. who stopped here for a brief inspection while en- Freisht Rates route to Chicago. With the superintendent were train- j master and roadmaster. I That the railway company has re- Washington, Aug. alized the need of crossing repairs Strike talk broke out again .today! here for somfi tj'em_ bu( hag been fle_ among the railroad brotherhood men jn making them thru inability here. Thomas Donovan proposed obtain material, was the state- the morning session that the union ment of the superintendent. He chairmen.of the different railroads stated that the matter.would be at- go home and leave the four brother-1 tended t'o within a comparatively lood presidents to arrange a strike, short time, possibly a few days. His efforts, however, failed. The I ;________, brotherhood presidents, fearing the BRITISH strong, however, that the leaders aft- GERMAN ASSAULTS erward indicated that they might not______ be able to check the men for more than two-days longer. Leaders ad- Kaiser's Forces Make Desperate At- vised the men to be patient, that the tempts To 'Regain lost Posi- matter would come to a head in a tions From British. day or today held an London; Aug; GIMME THEM PANTS! PUP RAM AWAY HIS (Copyright) HOW COMPAN Y FARED IN RECENT HURRICANE that., the president urged e office fh J7 as .heavy: Once the Germans ed by the house_to increase the.com- gained a. temporary mission from seven to mne members.. ere driveh-hack The increase will be necessary to provide rapid hearing oh, the demand from the railroaos ror higher rates, j UFI D anticipated if the railroads grant the, CHll I 11LLU eight hour day. The railroad presi-1 dents today were working to find a I way to accept the eight hour day and' 'at the same time "preserve the prin-.Man .Taken Into Custody Following FOR GIRL'S DEATH ciples of arbitration for the future.'1 HUGHES SPEAKS AT RENO TONIGHT Finding of Dying Girl's Mul- tilated Body. Charles E. Hughes' Only Speech in unconscious in a barn here Nevada Scheduled (or Reno .Sne aied' shortly afterward. I Chicago, Aug. Beaten and multilated in an unprint- able manner with a pitchfork, Miss j Pearl Murphy, aged 2G, was found today. Police This Evening. I arrested Michael Flynn, aged 'her sweetheart. 30, Reno, Nevada, Aug. Evans Hughes was scheduled to UAI f) TUffl .m'ake his only, set speech in "I til MO AMERICAN SPIES from miles ariund .waiting to 5 M.M.U 5Ievicans HoM Swlss -jjngush- a glimpse of the Republican nomi- nee. Governor Hughes is en routs here! direct from Los Angeles, which place ne left yesterday morning. After to- nights' address the candidate ivill in- man On Spy lean Authorities Protest. T6X" Aug' making set speeches in Ogdcn tomor- s'pies, Dr. Walter Staub.'a.Swiss, and jui, in UJ1UUI- row afternoon and in Salt Lake City Mmr' an Englishman, V nA 1... HT--.1_____ Company Street -Was Waist Beep in, (.his morning but can imagine what J Water at Some some of the other camps look like Was Cooks Fish Stove j (the Iowa troops are located on some From .Beneath Flood After the highest ground about Browns- Shack Blows Had ville.) The Illinois troops for in- Fun Despite Discomforts Entailed, stance must be in awful shape, for they are in a sort- of a mudhole any- j How the, memDers or Company F battled, with the imagine wind- the.floods the camp was will com submarine which to the speculators. In the first week sailed 'from Baltimore August 2, and is now five days overdue. The own- r'J v, J of they hoped it would "be reported soon: deep, the result of the recent hurri- lot of fun out of it yesterday and! cane that swept.tbe Texas gulf coast everyone is drying out and commcnc-j PTDCIlinTlirill and the Rio Grande, are told by Pri-l ing to limber up this morning. The j ALLIto O I KtlYU I H tN LINES IN BALKANS vate James Collar, in a; letter to a camp reminds me more of a bunch of cotton went up a cent. Within a was up 3' 1-2: cents So friend here today. His letter is un- dated, but presumably was written Saturday or Sunday following the storm. He says: "Can you imagine us today Down in Texas on.the Rio Grande forty feet above sea level'with two and a hair inches of water that fell during one of the severest hurricanes that has struck this part of the country in a good many years. "Beginning yesterday morning flies than anything I can think of, the morning after a storm everyone uzzing about anil incidentally Impressed But Is Not Yet. og in the sun as much as possible Tet To Join Forces nuch as possible Our squad, which had ing to dry out the lowest tent in the company had plenty of excitement all day yester- day. One corner of the floor was With The Allies. Athens, Aug. Allies have reinforced their lines a little higher than the rest so are strongly offensive northwest the water started to raise in the Salonika today. On the wings ernoon we all made for a high spot, jtne Bulgarians have made further In the low corner was a knot numerical superiority, out a new enlistment paper and profound impression in Roumania, with a gale which blew from forty to thru wM-ch we watched the water allied artillery has considerably sixty-miles an hour for about twenty rise" Finally when we saw that j Speed their' two hours, we were beaten from all Tas coming over the floor we T.he Balkan has created a sides with a fine driving rain that seemingly had no mercy for the boys of Uncle Sam. The men worked all day trying to keep shelter over their blankets and personal belongings, for with each gust of wind the stakes swore ourselves into militia marines, it is not believed here that she (the only known troop in the join the Allies, at least not.un- which were driven a foot and a Ms chlty being to sain an into the ground were-jerked out of til the Allies have score a decisive victory against the Bulgarians. Roumania is mobilized. In no engagement in modern his- trance to a supply station and serve' tory have armies of so many nations States.) Corporal Joe Meyers was elected 'admiral of the fleet and Lee I Simpson was then appointed chief more for the crop that, year than they would have received in normal times." "Is the British government ready to follow with the same action for the 1910 was asked. "It looks as if the 1916 crop would be able to sell itself withoat Britisl said Rose. Rose, an Kngi-'si subject, has been in the cotton busi- all his lite. He added in conclusion that every bale of cotton that has been seized by the British has been paid for and no shipper has lost mon- ey except possibly on cotton for which he would have received an exorbitant profit if he had gotten it to Germany instead of its being seiz- ed by the British. Every bale seized, he said, has been sold to spinners in England and not a single bale re- mains in storage. the ground' like so many toothpicks. Plenty of tents of the Iowa camp i .the meals. So, with trousers a la i been in clash along a single front !Adnm and shirt a la Eve, be are in the Balkans now. were laid low the first four hours i to the nearest station, a block and! tomorrofw night. -Then he goes east. ROYAL NEIGHBORS arrested by the Mexicans' in Piedras Negras and have been held 'in'jail.for two days on a bread and water diet. The American, author- ities have protested. OF COUNTY MEET FARM DEAL CLOSED TODAY The Blackhawk County convention of the .Royal Neighbors of America, held in this city .yesterday .was at- tended by 200 delegates and visitors and the program was much enjoyed. The meetings were -held .afternoon and evening in Woodman hall with i Cedar Falls Jlcn Pay Nearly for Kour Hundred Acres of Grundy Land. One of the biggest farm deals ot Mrs. Charlotte S. Rownd, oracle Ce- the season, is reported today' Pour dar Camp No. 621, officiating. Sup- 'cedar Fall ls men, Henry Watters, of the storm because of the fact that; we were not prepared for any such breeze. But Company P succeeded in keeping all of their tents on their i halt away, returning with seven boxes of cookies, our rations for KILLED UNDER HUGHES IN NEVADA SMITING WOODROW Ciindtdntn Docs Al- ter Talk For Democratic Stronghold. MORE PARALYSIS CASES IN IOWA One Death and Seven Mew Cases Re- ported in Iowa Epidemic Yet. Des Moines, la., Aug. of three times as many new cases of inafntile paralysis as have been: received any other day, come into the. state board of health: ..today. One death .and seven newf 1 V cases were reported. The death occurred in Fairbant, which has sis cases of the disease now. While refusing to admit that there is any indication of a bad epi- demic of the disease in the health officials said there is danger in" the apparently increasing hold of the plague in Iowa. Des Moines, Wellman, Grinnell, Palo Alto county, Boone county, and Lincoln township, Dallas county, re- ported new cases. FOR WELFARE OF IOWA'S CHILDREN Iowa Mothers and Parent Teachers' Associations to Work at the Fair. (lay. "I don't hardly know who to blame i platforms by driving-stakes all flay jfor a" this' Some Say General A1' I- Men ordered it as part of the routine and nailing the tents to the floors so: no wind could get under them to" lift up. "The band of our regiment suffer- ed the most of any of the boys for of a training camp; others claim it was the Eastman Kodak people, from the amount of films there has been j used up this morning. Whoe'er he %ve had just been issued lumber for the erection of mess, halls and they had .theirs but partly erected when the storm struck. The studding gave way and the roof came to the ground with a crash yesterday afternoon. Two men were under it at the time but escaped with but a few scratches by fortunately being under the gable i of the be, go, mark him well, and tell him to start for British East Africa for we are looking for him." FALLING BUILDING Tenements In Course of Construc- tion Collapse AVith F'atn.1 Results. Aug. Two workmen were killed, two are ising and fifteen were injured by collapse of two tenements under construction at 188th street today. I SOCIALIST PARTY .PIERCE MAKES BIG PLANS THE FRENCH LINE per was served in G. A. R. hall by Sam Walter, C. A. Hollis and A A the ladies aid society of St. Johns; Bllrger, have closec a deal for the........ Lutheran church. Especial siifsgaard farm located ten miles tents. should be made of the splendid of" Cedar Palls, for a con-! off; sidal selections, which were given sideration ot nearly The piled for our mess hallls floating all "Yon should see our company ;pian To Send Leaflets Into Every street, waist deep on a man between' the cook tent, which was about two feet under water, and' the rest of the Our woodpile has partly float- and lumber that had been and the generous encores that were farm consists of 400 acres and is rendered. The visitors were cnthus- nicoly improved, it has been well instie over their entertainment es- pecially for tlio pleas mobile trip about given through the zens with machines, which were freo-j ly offered. "The cooks (Oleson and Oliver) Home In United States, Can- didate Says. Paris AVav Office Admits Germans Penrlratert Pronrli Lines Xorth of Somme. New Paris, Aug. jmnn I mops penetrated the French York. Aug. at several points north of the The socialist party plans to carry I Somme in a powerful attack its presidential fight into possibly j night. Oo war office last tc- Reno. Nevada. Aug. ITnghes today started his invasion of the first sure lead democratic state he has encounter- ed since leaving New York three weeks ago1 by attacking President Wilson's tariff and foreign policies. Hughes added a defense of his own labor record referring to an editorial in a New York labor paper in 1910, in which he -'was called "the great- est friend of labor that ever oc- cupied the. governor's chair at Al- bany." Tired out by his strenuous cam- paign, Hughes is anxiously looking forward to several days rest in the Colorado Rockies. SAFE CRACKERS ROB POSTOFFICE i yet been determined but doubtless before they could get breakfast, they will make it a model farm. I "i haven't had: time to look about state. "Preventive Medicine, Dr. A. E. Ken- ford; Aug. 25, "Infant Dr. Albert IT. Beifield, Iowa University; at :i o'clock, Aug. 25, "Story Miss Prudence Nicholas; Aug. 28, "Infant Dr. Albert H. Bei- feld; Aug. 28, "University Aid in Ed- ucating Bckward E. J. Hiss Prudence Nicholas; Aug. 26, 'Co-operative Educational Survey E. J. Ashbaugh; Aug. 30, 'What Iowa Is Doing for Crippled Children at the State University Hos- H. 0. Klingaman, Extension Division, State university. The executive committee in charge of this interesting program is, Mrs. Allen 0. Ruste, Charles Ciiy, I'resi- lionrs of atendy artillery! of Ihc Bear Creek postoffico, five Iowa Congress, ot Mothers; Miss ".pssie A. McClcnahan, Social Wol- i'arn department, Extension Division Iowa University; Miss Adnh U Hcr- shey, Supt, Visiting Nurses' associa- tion of Des Moincs. lo.-ir freek Po.stoffice Looted f'raoivsnicn DurinR Trailed to Ottnmwa, By The Iowa Congress Mothers and Parent Teachers' associations, in which several in Cedar Falls women ore actively interested, have prepar- ed a splendid Child Welfare Exhibit and Conference program for the Iowa State Fair at the Women and Children's building. The exhibit con- sists of a complete outfit of baby's needs arranged by the Visiting Nurses' association of Des Moines, and new and attractive charts on Child Welfare; also a selected group ot books on the subject. Every day at, 4 o'clock there will bo a confer- ence relating to congress work. The committee in charge is Mrs. Schaar, Lincoln, Des Moines; Mrs. A. W. Brett, Des Moines; Mrs. E. E. Sher- man, Keosauqua. The speakers at 2 o'clock daily Aug. 24, Ottumwa, la., Aug. The attack was preceded blowers dynamited the safe I miles aout.li of here, eariy today and ort.li of the Somme tlie Germans Wo.ped with stamps and money to Oklahoma, where socialists believe florcly homharrted the French !tlio extent ot and five pads they have a chance of carrying HiOjflrst lino around Maurepas, but made'of money orders. Bloodhounds .fol- lowed a trail leading into Ottumwa. I no infantry attacks. ;