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Oelwein Daily Register (Newspaper) - December 6, 1915, Oelwein, Iowa VOL 114 OELWEIN FAYETTE COUNTY IOWA MONDAY DECEMBER i 1915 TEN CENTS PER WEEK GEM T HE A T R E Tuesday HAROLD LOCKWOOD AND MAY ALLISON IN A R D O IN E D DONT FAIL TO EDITORIAL COMMENTS NO PESSIMISM IN IOWA The pessimist who werrs a long Iface because Iowas cora rrop was Inhort this year may as well crack a Ismile He should remember that while waH short other crops were long BO that whili the fair mediuia average be quite reached then is bread i aul to spare in Iowa at the Ipresen time ind the Hour and meal will not run out before aunuier harrest While Iowa may no be able Ito stand seven lean years as did la certain nation sonie throe thousand lyears afro in consjaiieace oi a surplus stored it can stand a shortage on one crop forone year and still with Ismile c rn optimist look into the future Iowa mfvtr Jsavc a total crop and only a few partials so Hawkeye peopli are confident that another yoar will do the right I And in the meantime they will attend Ito the holiday trading and see to it that none of the folks miss out on a iiiis present 64TH CONGRESS DECLARED OPEN Senate and House Called to Or der at Cham bers Crowded INTENSE INTEREST IS SHOWN Woman Suffrage Leaders Occupy the Speakers and McKinley Appear as Mem bers of Lower House The l S senate is to decide later whether i is to be cloture or no clo Iture For many years it has been the privilege of the members of that au st body to talk lonjr as they pleas led without restraint If a member to run out of talking ma Iterial he would pick up the Bible or a 1 book of Shakespeare and read for Itwo or three hours to the few members I who remained in somnolent ease in their chairs In it has been different the rules when a question was for discusion it was de ckled how IOIIK member might then the gavel fell Tho house is modern as regards cloture senatemedieval The war is costing Creat Britain I in hour Thin the state ment of Hon U H Brand financial agent of Mavis Lloyd Cmrjre minister of munitions at a business mens luncheon in Ottawa Ontario Saturday evening He that in his opin the war will be long and that England anfl Canada will be called on Ito make many sacrifices before the termination of the great struggle To nothing of Uie loss of life and limb a an hour is paying I rather a hish prico for the luxury of war Krom the various allusions relative to Secretary McAdoos statement rec ently published it might be thought MAKEUP OF 64TH CONGRESS The House Democrats229 Republicans196 Progressives 7 Socialist 1 Independent 1 Democratic Majority 24 The Senate Democrats 53 Republicans 42 Progressive 1 Democratic Majority 10 Washington Dec at noon today the senate and house were called to order and the first session of the Sixtyfourth congress which gives promise to being epochmaking was declared open Bpth chambers were crowded to their capacity for virtu ally every senator and representative present and the unusual impor tance that attaches to the delibera tions of this congress caused the gal leries to be thronged At the invitation of Speaker Olark Dr Anna Howard Shaw anl other offi cers of the National Woman Suffrage association occupied the speakers lery in the house and the interest of these women was intensified toy the promise of Representative Mondell of Wyoming that he would signalize the opening day by introducing a reso lution proposing an amendment to the constitution enabling women to vote ity in the war would actually bj in di rect violation of true neutrality Indications of the bitternessto characterize the battling over the Philippine question have already been seen in the attacks of Republican mem bers of the insular affairs committees upon the administration of Governor General Harrison Democrat appoint ed less than two years ago by Presi dent Wilson Charges of mismanage ment made in public statements by the Republicans of the insular affairs committees have been refuted by Democratic members who have visited the islands recently Legislation will be reintroduced providing limited au tonomy for the Philippines Just how limited it shall be will form the chief subject of controversy over its pass age Of the other island possessions of the United States Porto Rico prom ises to furnish topic for considerable argument Recent investigation by the industrial relations commission into labor conditions of the island produced shocking revelations Mexico Will Demand Attention The Mexican policy always may be counted upon to occupy a conspicuous position In the limelight of congress As depredations loss of American lives and property and disorders con tinue in the turbulent republic Re publican members are gathering am munition for vigorous attacks upon the administrations recognition of Carranza The administration how ever is confident that the situation is GERMAN ATTACHES READY TO DEPART U S Officials Look for Immediate Reca by the Berlin Government PRESIDENT IS DETERMINED MAQUOKETA BUSINESS BLOCK BURNED Wiring Supposed Cause of Fire Which Destroyed the Mtev PIIK Building Five Firms Gutted LACK OF PRESSURE HINDERS Electric Shoe Repair Shop 131 South Frederick St Dont throw your old shoes away have them repaired Repairing done you wait All work jruaranteed at the Electric Shoe Repair Shop 131 South Frederick St Flumes Were Undiscovered Until It Was Too Late to Salvage Many and Valuable Stocks this supply was exhausted the com pany was without any water ivbat Maquokcta Dec hundred Hoecr ror a period of fiftee nminutes thousand dollar is the estimated fircj tlH starting of the pump the loss sustained here Saturday evening larjie majn criked and the water when the Stevens hlock on Main streets1 occupied by the postofflce several mercantile establishments and company was forced to divert the flow through the smaller mains of the city Every establishment in the block ComcBacks and New Talent The acute international situation that certain editors have doubts about the statement tha liirrr dont lie I Figures are the most wonderful com bination with which to juggle when an due to the world war the question of adequately preparing the country for defense the problem of trying to turn a into a surplus in the nation a joke if the Ford peace steamer I should run apainst a mine or acciden tally RC hit by a torpedo while enr expert handle the key board It would be considerably worse than route over sea But who didnt they srit William lenninss Bryan to sail with them al CONSISTORY IS BEGUN Six New Cardinals to Be Elected and Peace Plan May Be Unfolded Rome Doc consistory at six new cardinals will be elect ed bojtau at the Vatican today It is the occasion of the gathering here of notable prelates coming from both of the great world struggle All sorts of rumors are naturally Hying about mostly having to do with in formal peace parleys under the pices of Benedict XV who is recog to meet heavier ex than ever before the presiden tial eKiion year and a multiplicity of oilr important things will com bine ti ill the session from beginning to ith animation of the leading roles will be iy historycreators of bygone who return from Elba after two years exile following the upheaval The chief experi enced actor of this class is Uncle Joe Cannon dethroned as speaker tour years ago and exiled two years ago Another of the oldtime stars William H McKinley of Illinois manager of I the Taft campaign in 1912 There is a host of new talent how ever seats were clearing up and that conditions will i be so improved before the first of the year that the Mexican muddle will be taken entirely out of politics in the coming presidential campaign Antidumping legislation will be brought in early in the session upon recommendation of the department of commerce and perhaps of the presi dent This measure will aim to pre vent the dumping of European goods into the United States after the war at belowthemarket prices to regain lost trade It ia proposed toimpose a tax upon such goods sufficient to bring their selling price in America up to the regular market price An amendment to the antitrust laws to permit American manufactur ers to combine for the purpose of maintaining cooperative selling agen cies abroad will be attempted also Csptain von Papen Wiil Go to Mexico and BoyEd Will Endeavor to Re turn to Nuber Under Scrutiny Washington Dec JJYanz von Papen German military attache whose recall has beeu requested by this government will go to Mexico it was learned at the German embassy Capt Karl German naval at tache whose presence in this country also is no longer desired by the gov ernment will endeavor to return to Germany It was said by an official of the em bassy this morning that the state de partmenthas assured Ambassador vou Bernstorff that it will try to get safe conducts for either or both attaches The official added that the safecon duct will be asked only for Captain BoyEd He pointed out that Captain von Papen is officially accredited to Mexico and that he will go there soon He will make the trip by rail it was stated The American government looks to Germany for the immedate recall of nany professional men was totally on sjdes of the street has re destroyed through a blaze which orj lnoved its stock and sought temporary ginated in the walls of the second iocations in other quarters The build ioor presumably through defective j in fronts were covered with water wiring The fire which was discov ered at 2 in the afternoon was not irousjht upder control until 5 oclock and was still burning late Saturday night A shortage of water occasioned when the water works pump burst under too heavy pressure hindered m the fighting of the flames but with the arrival ot the Clinton fire company and a restoration of pressure the main business portion of the town was saved One fireman Carrol Phillips is in the hospital with slight injuries sustained as he fell from a truck when overcowe by the dense smoke Many Firms Suffer The building which is a total loss was owned by A U Cook of the Jack son State Savings Bank Firms suffer ing the loss of their stocks were the Lane Buchner furniture house which occupied three floors of the building the Pastime theatre the Butterworth news depot G C Ellis Sons dental parlors and the Frank Raft barber shop The fixtures and much of the mail of the postoffice was destroyed A falling wall crashed throgh ail adjoining buiulding occu pied by the Butterworth boot shop but soaked canvas to save the plate glass windows Tho postofflce safe and the majority of the mail in the racks and boxes were removed to the alley with the outbreak of the fire and a tem porary federal location has been es tablished in a vacant building The town is without lights or power the falling of the company wires having forced the shutting off of the current IOWA COMMISSION SCORES RAILROADS fire was stock not communicated to the OTTO SAlLEn NEAR WAVERLY SUNDAY Lines of Country Have iorned Illeg al Combination Annual Report Charges Under the present laws American cor porations find prohibitive the cost of ed states operating individual selling agencies in European countries because of Capt Karl BoyEd aud Capt Franz von Papen respectively naval and mil itary attaches of the embassy here in accordance with Secretary Lansings request The case against BoyEd and Von Papen although not susceptible of le gal proof consisted of complaints since the beginning of the European war which connected them with at tempts to violate American neutrality The state department regarded the complaints as fully justifying the with drawal ofthe attaches from the diplo matic service of Germany in the Unit Before the discovery of the flames they had eaten their way through the second floor walls to the elevator shaft and from there were quickly communicated to the third floor It was possible to remove some of the furniture from the first floor of the Lane Behner store before the local department discovered that it was un able to fight the blase singlehanded Telegrams for aid were quickly dis patched to the Clinton and Davenport fire departments Lack of Water Hinders Shortly before the arrival ot the Clinton company the accident to the water pump occurred leaving the mains with only what pressure could vanced rate case Des Moines Dec the in terstate commerce commission inter feres on redueted freight rates when the present business depression has passed it would pay the consuming and producing public to abandon regu lation and force our railroads to go back to the competitive basis or else for the government to purchase jhem says the Iowa railroad commission in its thirtyseventh annual report issued yesterday The railroads of the country are severely condemned by the commis sion in its report for forminga com bination in plain direct violation of the Sherman antitrust law The interstate commerce commis sion also is criticised for permitting an advance of freight rates in the eastern advanced rate case The report is signed by Clifford Thorne as chairwan of the Iowa rail roal commission in the eastern ad While Skiitinjr m dar River Acci dent Occurred iwo MKes North Waverly at p m Waverly Dec Sailer iiiot death by drowning in tin Cedar river two miles north ot Waverly Sunday afternoon at He was one of i part yof friends skating when th ice gave way and he went under the ice Those who were with him every effort to save his life but iu consequence of the condition of the ice they were unable to rescue him The place where he was drowned is what is known as Tongs place and his companions went back to Waverly to get a boat but in their hurry on the way back the boat was run into bridge putting it out of commission and another boat was obtained so that it was an hour and a half later be fore they arrived on the scene aod took the body from the river Young SaHers home was at Tripp South Dakota and be was a student in the Wartburg Academy where he was taking a course He had been a in the Warflburs Academy where he was taking a course He had been a student in this school for the past year and a halt and was highly esteemed by the students and faculty He leaves mother three bro thers and two will be held in body will be taken to Tripp S D for interment OTICE TO 1KOPERTl Property owners on streets recently paved and to be paved are advised that under the present law those de siring to sign a waiver are required to make one payment and also liqui date interest on the entire amount of the paving certificates from the time the street improvements were accept ed up to the time of the completion of E H BURUNGHAM City Clelrk the notice government supervision of the mar kets there Laws probably will be enacted on suggestion of the department of jus tice to facilitate the prosecution of violation of the neutrality statutes The department has found it very diffi cult to make eases against the perpe trators ot the plots against munitions factories and shipping Wilson for Ousting Plotters The action of Secretary Lansing had ntewl as an accomplished diplomatist The lis of new cardinals which has been made public is as follows nlgnor Tonli papal nuncio to torli gal Most Unverend Monsignor Mis trangelo archbishop of Florence Mgr Cajfliero apostolic delegate to Costa Rica Mgr A Kruehvnrth papal WILL FORCE KING TO ACT Entente Powers Weary of Athens Governments Delay in Coming to Definite Terms Paris Dec entente powers In the iioiiseapproximately 100 j consider Greece is taking too long to reflect upon the answer to their de mands and have decided to apply Of chief interest among these j again the economic measures which were used with such effect a fortnight The taken by new congriss soiute saw a few new men face were Oscar Underwood who gave uii his leadership in the house to don CurtiF of Kansas is a comeback senator lieinK one of the conservative Republicans driven out in 1M2 Uroussard of Louisiana moved from the house into the sen ate Two of the most conspicuous ab senteos were Kiihu Hoot of New York ago says the Figaro The newspaper declares orders have been given prohibiting the departure from allied ports of all ships with cargoes consigned to Greece and stop ping immediately the loading of Greek vessels thefull approval of President Wilson and his cabinet The president is said to have decided to get rid of all for eign officials whose activities are con sidered harmful to the best interests of the country This government it was said probably would ask the eu teute allies for safeconducts for the offending attaches They are expect ed to depart at once Von Nuber Is Under Scrutiny State department officials were con sidering what action should be taken in the case of Alexander von Nuber AustroHungarian consul general at New York whose name has been linked with those of BoyEd and Vou 1apen in connection with activities re garded as objectionable by the United States The department it was also said is considering whether any ac tion should be taken regarding other higher officials of foreign embassies here It is understood that while in the HamburgAmerican rase nothing actu ally had been proved against Captain HoyKd in view of the attention at tracted by the case officials reviewed his record and decided that now was Isemecs wei e riimi ixuvn VM t i nuncio to Havana Count olh iurtoll ohio Ttolr i ipapal nuncio at Vienna and Areh bishop Onsmiiti of Hologna Of ho many reports current hero today the most interesting are that ithe pope will reveal H comprehensive to bring peace to the world again ami that he will renounce the pontifical claim to tomioral sov joralgnty in order to make of himself more universally acceptable peace maker RUSSIANS CAPTURE TRENCHES Troops Take Twelve Miles of 700 Prisoners West of Riga places were taken respectively Vy lames and Warren i llaniin of whom are enrolled in ihe commonly regarded conservative element uf senate I Some Big Problems i Hire me some of the problems with is called upon to wres1 tie National tariff tinkerj iiiK rural credits conservation mer chant marine seamens bill amendj inent rjurrency hili amendment antij bill amendment the jnl situation question HOOT SOCIALISTS IN ROME Populace Disapprove Attacks Made on the Government in the Chamber of Deputies a good time to get both Captain Boy KA and Captain von Papen out of the United States The state department does not need to have legal evidence but may act as U has done in the case of the attaches upon the question of obnoxious conduct The attaches need not hare len suilty of technical vio Home Dee members of latiol Th liata uiiles df trenches TOO am K iiuantity nf uui 18 and ffcoil the TM road of Kitta xccnnlinc tch fron Cciiev a to tht Mexico lu Haiti the Colmn parllnnwnt were hooted on the stroets of Home because of attacks made on the govern men t at Fridays session of the chamber of deputies Tim session ended in an uproar when Deputy luecl declared thai aUer many months of war the people of all tUo belligerent countries desired and hisses greeted this the lu imtionwl vur tax b prohilriUitn of federal sut H I Journrtl Brtmll HOKE SMITH TO INVESTIGATE snf1 1W4I mUUUST SAVSt Tm OMY Wp want to tell those In OHwein atifterinu from stomncu or nvu bio that are icinl for the siinpV mixture of buckthorn known us Hie which hcvuie famous in Tilli the iiniJt tliirmi 1 bowel ckntis r ktmnn and OXK DORK plleves sour cM the frtomiirh a ml ojisilptiiin almost IMMKDl Von snr Hie QllCK ictm of 1fca lfd Cross Plciriiiai ti N Many Jii miestlnus arc bouiwt oiiurrfs iw foil t HI iiitri if a liUUe clement ill Ie i considered certain to sumo members ie re new fllr i embargo on muni tions of war 10 the allies U sue a nieHHifi ix introduce its it In all probability will lively argu ments the neutrality question may he ex pitted The president ix known to be H the sanie mind now on this ho wax lust session that Jr that embargo ou arms far from Senator to Introduce tion U With Amtrican IVii i Squalor llokft Smith or tcnrieiM imiotmcpd that lie had deckhfl to introdare a resolution in conKresn inituodiatoly culliiiR fur HU investiKulrn by the committee on roivign nf the Hrilish iater fureiifv with V a a trade Japanese Steamer Lomloii IVc r The Rteanior KltHiio Marn iionml from Vo Kohniua to London wont ushoro off MwrgHtc of Von Papen Vou iapens principal offenses con of send lot a report to the Ger man war office by Archibald aud the interest he is said to have had in fo stfikos in munition factories It wus Vou wko in a lettei taken from Archibald when the Brit ish seniorities searched him madf a to Ihtwo uiiotic Yunkom of German officials in tkts connection it is unimitood hat hew from ijJje katthe SUI in tairftif atiy upon UM found on ArrttfbaM watat deuco wtiirb ftmiisbed by tin niles of therefore was The Wonder Coat Aboul lOOlNcw ones Now on Sale Extra Special Ladies and Misses Coats odd sizes values to One lot ladies and Misses Coats some fur trini ined belted fancy styles values to rU 3 One lot dandy good styles in Coats at 1250 Corduroy Coats at Furtex Coats at Corduroy Coats Heavy Fur collar at Fancy Plush coats at 38 new Plush and Velour coats all r Childrens Coats One lot values to on Sale Price IN PRICES Ladies Fine Tailored Suits Clearing Sale Cotton States Meet Now Orleium TVv fi Many of the leading hankers of the cotton stales mflt here today for a twoday confer once to consider southern problems hiiuKers are talking over ways I to continue the crop divcrnlliculion of 1M and prevent i reversion to all cotton CnriniilK in liipi Other indide Ihe importance nf Renouil oi ton warehouse construction the smd nal markiMins of cotton uml uniform warehouse Inws CONNOR BROS
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