Cedar Rapids Republican, February 24, 1918

Cedar Rapids Republican

February 24, 1918

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Cedar Rapids Republican (Newspaper) - February 24, 1918, Cedar Rapids, Iowa V RAPIDS REPUBLICAN CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA. SUNDAY FEWUMT 24, HO. 2tt WILSON RAISES MAXIMUM WHEAT PRICE -MlAGOAN tfINS FIGHT IN CLOUDS GenuM After Kk Hiffc- tfce Ar. Wu Wiert He JtM Ifo -PARIS. Feb. y.-VerW BoouS; of Chicago, of ihe flying corp; jraught down a German airplane fight several mites imikie the Ceirmaff t Booth wai on patrol duly W '.'JiterJ hit-adversary Jn a two luehbe ticked htm at height jf-a Several" iounds were .changed and 'soon the German began 5 to descend. Booth followed the airplane dow-n until it dropped mto a forett just inside the Gerroan Sine WAS Booth, reported In from Paris to- "ay having brought down i Ger- wmn.atrplar.e refused ailmU L to the -Anicrkan army because be 1 imier ireTirh't is a- son of Vernon. >Boolh, forinetlF head of the Booth Fiiheriea and .promlr.ent In Chicago Home year? ayo, tho jfamfiv moved to naltlmore and then to New York where they non-'ctslde. When Booth was TefuirM nd- rutakm Into the .American army ahout year 150, lie went to France, and en- listed In the Fafayttle cscodrUie. 1XKWYOIUEFR KILLED. Farts. .FeV S. Loujch- ran, of flying on. Ihe French front In a'Vreach weaHriUe, i. lulled'ten days ago in an'aerial combat-'- -iMihran went across the German and Tar is atjacked four enemy He fttw back to ibe French ere' to earth ind.was. Jfdefuf'whta was bmkd.nedr Jj Oi f "of Jh e mem- cc eieadrtlle. rADOOWniHAVE TKEMENWRS POWER TO RUN RAILROADS HUN REPLY )N WAY TO ETROGRAD Aimi ii Wait tl KM- Curier M to Btl- LeuVn. EFENSE PLANNED Wvfue Wil W Pnrticnl Attnpt Kiep IxnAtr trim ii Lfce Mutk CMM not hot- Wl le 1918 Wheat Prices The wheat prices the. president declared, would the producer of a. prof- It. On tha basLs of Nurr.ber 1. Northern, tryrlsr whew and tu equivalents, the- preside r.l fixed tho prices as follows: L't cago ...tl.IOJPorUkuid On Kan. car .is.io St .12.29 Wan'p'ils Orleans .IX.10 DuEuth Bait LaJto New York Great ft.OO ...11.90 Baltimore New. Worth .12.03 Wichita The of Vo. -1 Xorth- trn, lo which lha came prlca ap- are No. 1 hard winter. No, 1 red winter. No. 1 and No. hard white. wheat barrestbd la the guteg dur- Inr I'1' and In the, market I, ISIS. 1918 1 GETS IN CHICAGttl Takes Stop to Fttntal MEETS AN EMERGENCY; Effect Ouft at ViW m It t. SliMlite PndidiM x it.Aj- C Farmer Tli.ii.iH i FA. i Within len Director General Mc- I Adoo be armed .with ihe broadest Lpotuble powtti to Tun tKc country's '.Thli appeared certain today the KbuK continbcd to .Kurry .the ilnay control bit] to its 6na! pattagc, I The senate passed the bill late .y ester-' I day HilKoui a roll call after a long clay I of wrangling, After (He rseasure teft OPINION OF EERTS jcnaic It apepaied. cctlal ii it I HOuU not' late lor.g totcconcile.tKejSf- I ft re nee between tlie.house and senate f bill in canferece.-The Koine 'it to pass bll] early b the fCrOTTSCHALRTO Apkvfare fiaBaHii Urje, Ciapmlsorr Bffl. SOME DRASTIC RULES WASHINGTON. D. C., Feb. fbe afifes food situation." is becotnirig critically serious. Compulsory ration- America is stifl H-astbtg the only hope of twt [m- >eri1ing the Allied cause. This was the vaVning of the house agriculture com- mittee today and urged passage of the Hoover Conservation bill. It it FORD MOTOR COMPANY Feb. American Consul I A. GotlschaFk. left for Am- fttnca in order lo requeil per to Join. hisTegiaxat. PLENTY SUPPLIES WASHINGTON. Feb. Satis- l factory of the array n now cretary of Biker 'eially Rnnoonceri Rifie andcarlrkKfe pioduclion reach- led the plant pjatanleeing plenty of, nf material for ihe Arncntan army the speedy Computi Dry contained m the report by Chairman Lever and writ- ten after receipt of information from foreign Herbert Hoover acid other expert! "It would be foljy for us to shut our eyes to. iKe ihe'report said. It would be cowardly to fail to allaflv the problem of waiting Food in a rigorous explaining that (he bill (he raoit effective way to save food artd is giving so-eral new Krvation.rncaiUKS being plannei vhrch be made pcuible under the bin. .The features of the. bit) are: ihe manufacture of sofi MTROT, Feb. Foid stof Company began cocsimction to- lay of a two million dollar ship IxiHd ag plant Ed Build "sub killers.1' Ccn are'expecteti to ruiJi tlie'planl ia itvettty-Bve e detennmed by the war council ol he war department, it was stated. Un- est some great emergency arnei no pi nation-wide call for men will be made! A until the secood draft. The present E.J WiAi. UK YNT: Wilson tojiay raised the gOTtmnent guaranteed price for the 1918 Whnt-''.: crop as high as bushd io narfcet and in varying Juai ia all otfher 'prrmcry markets except four. price was pat :it under aatfeortrr of fooi'lv law. the present thm met the tlon In cocgreas Tor higher Btepa to ae4 tat aaritation grolna; on, The president's pruefaxcatfoa ernes-ay that the acUoB er.cy requlrlnf wheat planting. .rUanalalloti hltt pUos provide for men. nroving from civitian life to the 'it j. army campi and from roe camps to WAUtKR WARNS ORR. t.XHOR Tt) TI1K 1'KACE hicate. ir. fldenv of the. Ve-ltraUon of or, wjimfd orcanliM tabor to Icee'p the llf orper wnrktnc OF AMERICA; LA rt whtch Ii IhrouChout the Mate he n.14: no who would ro f In prevtoUnr those ptAOlt from mltidlng Any lafluenre .iralnit ihf RQvernnien.1 or Incm'whr re they luJ done It, but be done rtitlltd Ihro U thi CHICAGO, Feb. ernor Chxrles H. Brotrgh of Arkansai, spealing before the Confrrts of tionaT Senice this afternoon, brawled the I. V. W. as the BolshtviLi of A-n- erka. He claned United Sena- tor La of as its leader. "YoM and I reatue thete Arc Bol- thcviVi ia ihe United Slates as b BrougJi declared. today, hruout iheUni'.ed Slate He quoted extracts frooi the ofeci iper exprrsnng hatted for aH thing i and contempt for (He Anv ST. LOUIS ASKING FOR WAGE BOOS1 ST. LOUS. Feb. rutely eighteen thousand thoe ts'oike will prewnt fierosnds [or higher to shoe manufacturers of St. Lou a il was anaounc WFICERSSAVE WOUUVBEHUN FROM INCHING ILL. FA. 23: "Under tho lood control__ uffuit 10, 1917. It ta my duty to ;_ mr.ce a prloe- for Trh'tat' the 1918 harvest r am, the principal InUrlar pHmarr-.' the ia continuation of the p'rewnt wheat, with some "arto- lag fruta the dnlgnftUon of terminal ly.arketlag pplnls. "This piaza.nteod': ttV fivrmtr of a profit the .war- ffcocld. end" within the ar.rt the large store's ol la utetlona of the world that are- now off Tram Inuisporiattoa jihouht inlaX come Into auctn. To Incruw price of rman peace" En ox D4Mm.ixxn.vn oomlr.rlon. III., Fct. hardl. convlcttii here our.ls far llajor In ory, wan InJay icr.tenceJ for Mvrn hcindrtd renty-d.rs and flr.ed Ore t-ut ed to remirn commltleil un I lEi o fir.e costs are AKK PIJIV l.l Ft; OP BOV ix> nn Keh- fcr th Ifa of Paul Chapman, the II vra >fa UrooVtyn. .V. V. boy, who Is con ned lo din in the electric ehalr woa to Governor Whit ma New Yotlc today by M commitle thf rvjy'a Hrolherhoo.1 repubtk The rovemor rroailwJ to rereembe whfa the befor him. WASHIN'GTOiX. Feb. Mgh salaried railway officers be created, so loo; u the Kali I Government retains control of the ttways. Direclor General rit step tatviid the curtaiHng of op- rating executives tame today whm ho put a bin on further extravigancei in form of big salaries, tte farc- of a iwetpicg out of salary hecks. U-QCK BIDS TO UHAPr AllMY QVOT. Jbuaue. Ffb. Approxl elr raihcrcd of Ihe IXA! tMi aft wn to fcS.1 r-rcwra (o Itift lit mtn who Iff! f parade wllr.fM e Lined Hi? AtrYCt AH UIRC j'.nrw ive cloar-l ".'.artrir tho T i, were expects] id re por cilwlE? vhrn Ihc train ROLL OF HONOR b luudy lon, Three killed In acllor. nvi txnrt Ml tti o IhA war Th vlllc. Tonn. rlMitr II. C> Cliy. Kcrl-icky. T. Rlncrrr. C The- Co poril F. Munch anJ ThJdArut MtrMc-n. ir fordilJorn prrmlt It K> lhat an-I l more an.l hile. Ifcftc tnll ly try th-y wiir T jities wriifh xmor.R cf war. "Thf railn-nv Adrnln ro-cprratlnr In ihe af llitT'nt rRiolrr.t w iJRiInE'lENdon to rmin fi[ nicvrmfTit of thr yrompC y upon Vfpt rir rlearly U r-f part of ihp ten-' rtf Into walch tn iht r.ilfpn er.ttn Jn tn ro rtlhcr. The It It t a co -operative of ar.il ;