Iowa City Citizen, July 18, 1916

Iowa City Citizen

July 18, 1916

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Iowa City Citizen, The (Newspaper) - July 18, 1916, Iowa City, Iowa THE UNITED PRESS Special Wire in Office Our News Facilities Keep You in Touch With the World Sotoa Cttp Ctfeen THE DAILY CITIZEN DellTered Erery Even- ing Your Home IB Iowa City Year for 26th YEAR-DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY SEVERAL THOUSAND PRISONERS AND MUCH AMMUNITION I AilE TAKEN Petrograd, July Ger- mans have retreated nearly ten miles in Volynia under the swift advance of the Russian left wing. In their hasty retreat several thousand more prisoners, a number of heavy guns, and large supplies of war materials have fallen into the hands of the Russians. The retreat was made necessary when several Russian regiments broke through the Ger- man front and threatened to sur- round a part of their army. The Russians advanced their lines to the north bank of the river Lipa and are strengthening their new positions on the entire front. The advance wid- ened the Russian salient extending onto the Austro-German front south- east of Kovel. Attack Newly Won Positions Paris, July Germans have launched heavy counter attacks against the newly won French posi- tions west of Peronne Thus far all the German attacks south of the Somme have been repulsed but heavy fighting is still going on. Confident of Ultimate Success. Amsterdam, July Ger- man people are urged to remain con- fident in the ultimate success of the German army and to disregard the lying reports printed in the foreign press. Berlin, July the British and French resumed their offensive on both sides of the Somme last night with strong attacks agains the German positons. British at- tacks against the villago of Boziere? and French attacks in the region o Barlow were repulsed with heavj enemy loss. .Substantial Gains for Rritish. London, July 18 a heavv mist and rain which interfered with operations, the British troops made substantial gains last night on a front of 1000 yards in the region o Ovillers. COLONEL HARDING Mentioned as Successor to as Canal Governor. URGES PASSAGE OF CHILD LABOR LAW PRESIDENT CONFERS WITH SEN- ATOR KERX AND OTHER LEADERS TODAY Washington, July l Wilson today without advance notice visited the 'eapitol ane conferred with Senator Kern and other demo- cratic leaders. The president urged the passage of a national child labor bill which the democratic caucus de- cided must go over until next WIRELESS BARRED TO DEUTSCHLAND MESSAGES ANSWERING CON- GRATULATIONS RULED OUT BY U. S. CENSOR Baltimore, July IS--The Tinted States today barred the Tuckerton, N. J., wireless station to the captain and others of the Ger man submarine Deutschland Mrs sages answering from Berlin and bearing American press comments on the Dentsch- land's trip were ruled off the appara- tus by the United States censor May Tonight. Baltimore, July IS.- The German submarine Deutschland was Mill here early today. As far as could br learned, she intends to dash for the Virginia Cape tonight. Tn Great Family of Smiths. and AVales there :ire ap fight hundred bearers of nny one surname on ;m avenice. The Smiths alone number more than '100, 000, or times as ninny. The great f.miilj (fin lioast of more men of clis tiiirtiitii who have helped to niaKe the empire what it is lhan the bearers of onv other name. CHEERFUL wktn tke Wd toys tkrou Wll 3 fct rrse terror rrsy fairly Wersckes. IF tkey kit me T collapse TVvtrsk I'm tke AO o j n trerNckes! INFANT DEATHS DECLINING New York Appears to Have Child Plague in Hand. Now "i orl is _A further de- irpdse in the number of deaths and rases in the epidemic of infantile para'ysis was re-ported by the health pepartnient During the twenty-four hours ending at 10 o'clock Monday fourtrpn chi dron died of the disease and there WTP ninetv-five new- cases in the five borouL'l >s Of New ork ciiv The new buipau of the health de paitment made poss'b'e bv a gift of from the Rot kefellor Founda- tion, to help curb the epidemic of in- fantile began work under di- rection of Dr Ah ah H Doty This bureau will train familips. members of have Leon exposed to the dis PRESIDENT SIGNS RURAL CREDITS BILL DOES TWO PKV ACT LAUDS MKASIRE Washington. July Wilson signed the rural credits bill passed recently by congress A group of senators representatives and offi- cers applauded warmly as Mr Wilson affixed his signature Just before signing the measure, which creates a system of twelve land loan banks under direction of a fed- eral board, the president made a short address, pointing out the bene- fith he bel'eved both farmers and the investing community would enjoy un- der its operation "This said the President, "along with the liberal provisions of the fedeial reserve act, puts the farmers upon an equality with all itliers who lune genuine assets and makes the great credit of the country available to them One cannot but feel 'hat this is ddaved iii.stk e to them and cannot but teol that it is a very pratifving thins to plav any part in doing this act of justice" The President used two pens in sign'ni? the bill, and gave one of them to Senator riefcher of Florida. who asked permission in present it to the Southern Commercial congress. APPEAL DIRECT TO RULERS President Wilson Expected to Ask Aid for Poles m Personal Letters. Washington, July IS let ters probably will be sent by Presi dent Wilson to the lung of England the president of France, the emperor of Germany and the emperor of Rus sia, urginc: them to allow food to be sent bv the 1 nited Stales to the starv ing people of Poland Tho president 'ias asked the state department to ad vise him to the most de.smiblo wav O eed Ho all efloits to arrange for the -hipinent ot lood into the portions ot ol.ind fxcupud bv Germany have failed 't will be uptess.irv to get per mission foi passage- of supplier hrough the nl'ied hlorKade. and as PS f 'i.i G'Miiianv that thev will e the ,ind not bv the- m. n of occupation. Hit Gratitude. A collector of subscriptions for the >rass-band fund once came across a armer who was noted for his mean-, nesa. To his surprise the farmer at once consented to subscribe fully as arge a sum as any he had yet re- Delved. "Mr. he said, al- Iressing the farmer, "you are surely ery fond of music, to give so Oh, said the farmer; "they're grand for scaring tho crows from ma 'tatics when they're practicin', an' I'm Tit-Bits. IOWA CITY, IOWA, TUESDAY, JULY 18, 1916 149 FIVE KILLED BY HENRY M'INTYRE OF CHICAGO SHOOTS WIFE, POLICEMAN AND THREE OTHERS Chicago, July desperate battle waged with dynamite, rifles, and revolvers raged for hours today in the heart of Chicago's popular west side. When the roar of dyna- mite and the crackle of rifles died away five persons were dead and four wounded. Heary Mclntyre, a negro, apparently crazed by the heat, with his wife at his side, stood off the mobilized police reserve of the city and returned the besiegers' fire shot for shot. Mrs. Mclntyre was found dead when Detective Sergeant E. Hughes arrived. Mclntyre fired at the police as they tried to take refuge behind telephone poles, trees and fences. The dead'are Mrs. Josephine Over- man, white; Stephen Dean, police aged 60, white; Harry Knox, negro; Mrs. Hattie Mclntyre, a negress; Al- fred 'Mathews, negro. The wounded: Ed demons, policeman, white; Grov- er Crabtree, policeman, white; Henrv Mclntyre, negro ,and Knox, negress. Mrs. Harrv NEWSPAPER NOTICE DISMISS APPEAL OF CASEMENT MUST GO TO THE GALLOWS UN- LESS SENTENCE IS COMMUT- ED RY THE CROWN London, July Roger Case- ment's appeal from his conviction on the charge of high treason for which he was sentenced to death was today dismissed. Unless the crown commutes the death sentence Casement will die on the gallows The justice dismissed the appea without hearing counsel for the crown. SENATE ADOPTS NAVALJPROGRAM PROVIDES FOR EIGHT SHIPS THIS YEAR AND SIXTEEN IN THREE YEARS Washington, July The senate today adopted the naval program urged by Wilson, eight capital ships this year and sixteen in three years The whole naval bill is near pass- age. DRINKS POISON ON WEDDING DAY OTTIMWA GIRL ENDS LIFE FOL- LOWING POISONING OF HER HUSBAND TO BE YES- TERDAY Ottumwa, July Beulah Elks, aged 20, drank poison and is dying following the mysterious pois- oning of James Young of Hedrick yesterday who drank a bottle ot beer sent to his hotel bv an unknown person. The couple were to have been married today. PRESIDENTIAL POINTERS Of our 28 presidents, 18 have been college men, and yet Wash- ington, Jackson, Lincoln and McKinley are among those who had no college education. Wil- liam and Mary and Harvard lead with three representatives each. Princeton follows with two and Yale with one. Grant. was of course, a West Pointer. GIVE TIIK BABY A CHANCE .J. V Had air, bad milk, crowding, poveity, dirt, iu- 'f norancc, heat com- bine m summer to kill the I- city baby. It seems as though the brunt of the cit- ies' sanitary sins were fo- cused on the baby. The baby didn't ask to come, to live in a hot, dark, air-tight tenement, to be fed on dirty. half spoiled milk, to be pes- tered with flies and mosqui- toes. He is not responsible J- for any of these conditions and it is his right that he have fresh air, tciean sur- roundings and decent food, f The United States Public Health Service issues free of charge to all applicants a bulletin on "The Summer Care of Infants." It should be in the hands of every mother. 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- Owing to the discontinu- ance of the daily of the Iowa City Republican, and the fact that many sub- scribers will want a repub- lican daily newspaper, The Daily Citizen has made ar- rangements to fill out sub- scriptions to The Daily Re- 4- publican for thos3 who were not already receiving The 1 Citizen when the other daily discontinued. A large cumber of these 1 subscribers have already made the change. Those who were paid in advance to The Daily Re- publican when it was dis- continued may have the same amount of time 'credit- ed on a Daily Citizen sub- scription on presentation of a receipt of the Republican showing time of advance This applies to those who were not sub- scribers to The Citizen on June 29. This offer makes it pos- sible for the subscriber to secure the Daily Citizen in addition to any other paper that may have been sent without "charge. 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- TWENTY PERISH IN FLOODJN SOUTH DELAYED DISPATCHES TELL OP ENORMOUS DAMAGE DONE THERE LAST WEEK Raleigh, N. C., July ap- palling toll of damage and loss of life by the storm which swept North Carolina was revealed by delayed dis- patches today. Twenty persons are known to have perished. Six were drowned at Ashville, ten at 'Mecklen- burg, three in Alexander county and one in Wake coun y. Many, others are missing and given up as dead. Only one body has been recovered Biltmore, that of Charlotte Walker, which was found at the lodge gate of the Biltmore estate. Historic Fortress at Vera Cruz, Mexico Photo by American Press Association, T HE Castillo de San Juan de Ulua Is In the bay of Vera Cruz about mile from the mainland. With the fort there are an arsenal.' a dry dork" one a shipyard, a lighthouse and a military signal station is located there. The Vera Cruz marine HARDING, NOMINEE FOR, GOVER- NOR, ONE OF FIRST REPUB- LICANS TO ARRIVE GUARDS AT LAREDO ARE TO BEREMOVED CITIZENS FILE COMPLAINT AS TO SANITARY CONDITIONS IN CAMPS THERE San Antonio, Texas. July Eight thousand national guards noTr stationed at Laredo will be trans- ferred to other border points be- cause the citizens of this place ob- ject to the sanitary conditions in the guard camps Gneral Funston said he had not heard of these alleged conditions until the citizens made the complaint He said he could not have his troops in so horrible a place and would them at once. ATTACKS SHERIFF FROMTHE REAR COWARDLY ATTACK MADE ON SHERIFF ROWLAND BY PRISONER IN BARN Des Moines, July Gov. W. L. Harding, nominee of the re- publican party for the office of gov- ernor of Iowa, was among the first to arrive in Des Moines yesterday pre- liminary to the opening of the repub- ;ican state convention, and opened his headquarters in parlors G and H at the Savery hotel. He spent most of the afternoon on business outside of the hotel, however, and during his absence the headquarters were in charge of B. I. Salinger, Jr., of Sioux City. The eleventh district has ceased to occupy the place of importance it has held during the past few weeks since the report has been circulated that it will not offer a candidate to oppose Charles A. Rawson for re-election as state chairman. That removes prac- tically all doubt as to Rawson's re- election, but Salinger is still regard- ed as a candidate for the committee to succeed C. C. Bradley of Le Mars. Salinger denies any knowledge ot eleventh district committee affairs and his friends as stoutly maintain that he will be the next committee- man from that district. Havner is Sanguine. H. M. Havner. with headquarters in parlor F, was sanguine yesterday as to his chances for the nomination for attorney general. He is count- ing, he said, on the loyalty of his friends who showed themselves even in the counties of the state where there was no particular fight for the nomination. His friends are claim- ing the nomination for him on the first ballot. County Attorney George A. Wilson of Polk county, has opened his head- quarters in Parlor A, the most con- spicuous location on the floor of tho Savery. He had little to say about his prospects of nomination so far and prefers to work quietly among his friends for support. His closest backers are declaring that only the nomination of Havner on the first NO ADDITION TO POST OFFICE NOW RILL CARRIES NO AMOUNT FOR NEW BUILD- ING HERE The addition to the local post of- fice which Postmaster Max Mayer has been working for, failed to ma- terialize when the general appro- priations bill submitted to the House of Representatives at Washington yesterday, carried appropriations for thirteen Iowa cities, hut not the 000 which was wanted for the addi- tion to the local post office. Sioux City gets an appropriation of 000, and fllarengo, with an appro- priation of is another of the cities favored. Authorizations omnibus public buildings in the following cities: Sioux City, Shenandoah, Fairfield, Maren- go, Newton, Oel- wein, Algona, Corning, Eagle Grove, Harlan, Knoxvllle. Indianola, and Mount Pleasant, are made in the building bill for FAMOUS SINGERS ON PROGRAM MAC- DERMID TONIGHT This evening and tomorrow prom- ise to give to music lovers ot the community the best in vocal music that is included on the program of the 1916 chautauqua. Madame Sybil Sammis-MacDermid and her company give a full concert this and tomorrow will be marked by the ap- pearance oi the Metropolitan singers No music lover can make a 'mis- take b> hearing JIadame MacDermid this evening. She is the one ot the greatest of American sopianos, anc a woman who has made a great name for heiself in a remarkably short time. Members of her company are almost equally as renowned. Abe REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR ON PLATFORM TO BE ADOPTED TOMORROW Des Moines, July will be no dictated said W. L. Harding, republican candidate for governor today, outlining his posi- tion on the platform which will be adopted tomorrow. "I have no desire to try to tell nearly 1000 republican delegates what kind of platform to he said. "I pretty definite ideas about some things which should go into the platform but I do not know If all the delegates have the same ideas. Prohibition for instance. The party will stand for the resubmission of the prohibition amendment to the people and for law enforcement which indicates my sentiment. Iowa republicans favor a conservative constructive program of road build- ing, one which will not bind the state and create a pork barrel and in that they agree entirely with -my stand." MRS. JAS. MAHER DIED LAST NIGHT MOTHER OF MRS. MIKE GLAS- COW DIES IN IOWA CITY AGED 81 Mrs. James Maher, mother ot Mrs. M Glasgow, died Monday night at 10.45 o'clock at the home of her daughter1, 1003 E. Washington street. She was 81 years of age and a native of Ireland. Mrs. Maher is survived by five children. These are Mrs. M. G-las- gow, Henry, and John, of Iowa City-. James, of Portland, Ore., and Mrs. Frank K. Squires, of Omaha. Mrs. Squires was in Iowa City at the time of her death. The funeral will be held from St. Patrick's church on Thursday morning, with interment in St. Joseph's cemetery. Citizen Want Ads Are Beat. Sheriff Evan Rowland was the vic- tim this morning of a cowardly at- tack made on him in his barn bv a prisoner there The sheriff was at- tacked as ho had his back turned and sufferer! tuts, and scratches, but was not seriously in- lured. It Wei-, necessary to use blows to quiet the Partridge Wyan- doUe rooster that assailed him, but in the end ho was subdued. What to do with this bird is get- ting to bo quite a problem for the Sheriff. At tho present time and for some weeks past it has been tieated with solitary confinement, in the court house barn and garage, hut its temper is iust as bad as ever When ounty Engineer Fischer goes in to trot out his little old Ford the roost- er is looking for a fight and it takps several good, s-ound kicks to quiet him. When Ork Berry goes after his machine the rooster picks on him. "He's just like most red-headed savs Mr Tlerry. "He's aw- ful pretty but rot something of a bad temper ELKUSTAMED AS AMBASSADOR PRKMDEVT NOMINATES NEW YORK MAN TO RE AMBASSA- DOR TO TURKEY Washington, July Wilson today nominated Abram El- kus of New York to be United States ambassador to Turkey. ballot can defeat their candidate and Sopkin, the joung Russian violinist they do not concede to Havner any chance of success without a swing of delegates from other candidates. J R. Lane of Davenport will have rooms on the Parlor floor of the Sav- ery, which are said to he intended for subsidiary headquarters for Wilson. All of the other candidates for at- torney general except Whitmore are preparing to receive their friends. John Fletcher will be in Parlor E, C. A. Bobbins in Parlor M and Henry Sampson in room 127 Guiher Picked to Win. John A. fiuiher of Winterset has been picked bv a majority of the po- litical prophets as certain of the nom- ination for railroad commissioner "I don't think there is anv ques- tion about my nomination." said Mr. Ouiher last nicht. "I believe that I have more instructed delegates than any other candidate and I look for a decision on the first ballot. I have not checked up on my support but I expect to have between 700 and 800 delegates." SAYS BANDITS ARE FLEEING SOUTH MESSAGE FROM GENERAL TRE- VIXO SAYS THEY ARE NOT COMING NORTH El Paso, Texas, July bandits are fleeing south from the Rosario district and not toward the American border, stated a message from General Trevino at Chihuahua received today. Trevino also denied that Villa bandits captured two towns as reported. who accompanies her, was wanted by Madame Schumaune-Heink but coulc not be secured. Seneca vpierce, her pianist, is credited with being a won- derful player. These last 'two gave the prelude this afteinoon and charmed While the Metiopolitan trio is not 'made up of any artists of the per- sonal standing of Madame MacDer- mid, yet it is said that they present a most popular and pleasing pro- gram 'to chautauqua audiences and that their appearance tomoirow nmg will be well worth while. are in the voting women and three young men Atter Wednesday but one more day of the chautauqua assembly re- mains. On Thuisday The Victor Florentine band will gue two tull concerts in the afternoon and eve- ning. This big band of more than thirty-five pieces is without a doubt one of the greatest traveling attrac- tions doing summer work this sea son. Soloists on the different in- struments are men ot great ability and the ensemble work ol the band is stirring to a degree. 1.1 iS aj 1 po.ituu.ui3 eiuos Suno.C 91UI B jo unoj Xjmrq.ioddo peg THE WEATHER Fair and continued warm tonight and Wednesday. 4" MRS. M'COY DIED HERE YESTERDAY FORMER RESIDENT OF LEY, COL., DIED OF PARA- LYSIS AT WEST SIDE HOME i Mrs Celia McCoy, a former resi- dent of Greeley, Col., who came to Iowa City two years ago, died yes- terday afternoon at 2 o'clock at her home on the West Side. Paralysis. of which she had been ill but a short time, caused her death. Mrs. McCoy was 68 years of age. Three sons, three daughters, and a brother survive her. The children. are Mrs. Amelia Allen, of Mrs. Clara Robb, of Greeley; Mrs. Sue Rowrae, of Cedar Rapids; James E. Carey, of Reemer, Minn.; W. W. Carey, of Waterloo; and Loren Car- ey, of Iowa City. W. H. Withrell, of Cherry Box, Mo., is the brother. Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock from the late home, with burial in Oakland cemetery. Rev. S. E. Ellis. pastor of the Methodist church, will officiate. Daily Thought. If you can't pay for a thing, don't buy it. If you can't get paid for It, don't sell it. So you will have calm days, drowsy nights and all the good business you have now, and none of the DO YOU KNOW THAT Intelligent motherhood conserves the nation's best crop? Heavy eating like heavy drinking shortens life? Thp registration of sick- ness is even more important than the registration of deaths? 4- 4- 4- The TJ. S. Public Health Service cooperates with state and local authorities to improve rural sanitation? ends -4- Many a severe cold in tuberculosis' Sedentary life? habits shorten 4- Xeglected adenoids and defective teeth in childhood menace adult health? A low infant mortality rate Indicates high commu- nity Intelligence? ;