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   Waterloo Evening Courier And Waterloo Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - February 17, 1916, Waterloo, Iowa                              II. You Can Trade the Article You Don't Need For Some- thing You Do by Adver- tising. AND WATERLOO DAILY REPORTER. WEATHER FORECAST. Chicago, Fob. Fair tonight and Friday and colder in west portion tonight and east portion Fri- day. ESTABLISHED 186S REPORTER ESTABLISHED 1868 WATERLOO, IOWA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, PAGES. PRICE THREE CENTS. ANOTHER HITCH IN SUBMARINE NEGOTIATIONS Hats Off, Gentlemen, to Iowa's Newest Town; Cedar Heights Is in the Market for a Good Mayor By virtue of a special election yes- terday, at which only one negative vote was registered. Cedar Heights makes its bow as the newest town In Iowa. Thirty-seven ballots were cast, of hich one was defective and one oted against, incorporation. In about two weeks a caucus will e called at which candidates for the arious offices will be nominated, 'he election probably will take place he last Monday in March, the same s other cities. Thomas Dunn has nnounced his candidacy for mayor. Jhere probably will be other candi- lates before the caucus. Several of IN THE LET, Fugitive Poison Plotter Believed in Anarchistic Camp in New York or Boston. NEW POISON DISCOVERED BY THE CITY CHEMIST Captain. Collins Says Miscarriage of Plans Prevented Death of Whole Company. Chicago, Feb. 17. Captain Nicholas Hunt .the police de pavtment. announced today hi! conclusion that 'Jean Crones, the assistant chef, wanted for putting in soup served at the ban quet to Archbishop Mundelein las Thursday here, is hiding in Ney York or Boston. According t er of persons killed as the result of a collapse of the opera house hare ast night and the resulting fire re- mained at nino this morning. A. B. WicBiier, superintendent of city schools, Mrs. Wlcsner and Prof. A. C. Burton wero killed when tho build- ing collapsed. A number of others in the building at the time received injuries. Six men were killed in a cafe when the hall collapsed and a gas explosion followed by flro oc- curred. A- numhor of buildings wero do- st royed by fire with a loss estimated at Plans were made today for an offi- cial investigation. Patrick Richards, Washington, D. O., Feb. Germany is prepared to inform the United States that passenger liners leaving American ports with defensive armament are to be immune -from submarine at- laoka without warning. As the Ger- man government proposed last September in the Arabic case the Berlin government expects some assurances that the liners will not attack the submersibles. Count von Bernstorrf, the German ambassador, has an engagement to confer with Secretary Lansing today and he is expected to convey.this view In reply to the secretary's state- ment of yesterday that.it was desir- able that the German government make a declaration that out Its new submarine campaign of, sinking armed merchantmen -without warning after Feb. 29, it intended to abide by the assurances it gave in the Arabic case that "liners" would bv- the members of parliament. The the fortress in 1877 were unsuccess- ful, their occupation of the town clur- amendment is to be presented by Basil Edward Peto, member of tho division of Wiltshire, who expresses regret in the amendment that tho government "has not taken measures Ing' the armistice of 1S7S finally brought the Turks to accept the terms of peace. The assault, and capture of the to utilize economically the available fortress by the Russians on July -9 tonnage and put it under the control [decided the campaign in Asia, of a central export authority with The fortifications of Erzerum have full power to requisition and direct jbeen greatly strengthened since the the movement of all vessels during the war." It is expected that an important attacks in 1877. ENCOUHAGKS AM.IKS Paris, Feb. capture of repiy will be elicited by tli amend- j the great Turkish stronghold of Br- ment from Walter Runciman, presi-; zeruin by the Russians is declared by chief of police, said he believed the collapse of the house was due to an explosion. -All persons who had been In the opera house have been accounted for Ballin Sees German Peril in U. S. as Foe Topsin, on the Vardar river about fifteen miles northwest of Salonikl j and about seventeen miles from the' north of the river, is the point from which'it lias been announced that the line of defenses of Salonlki camp of (he allies begins to the west. From London, Feb. Amsterdam there. It mounts the river to Karasuli j to tile Exchange Telegraph and sweeps thence into a semi-circle (.ompariy says tho manager of one of to the southeast enclosing Saloniki. UNION OK CHURCH KS URGKI1 IN CONKBRKNCK Chicago, Fob. of churches would double their strength the greatest German shipping com- panies, in an interview in the Bremen Tageblatt, expresses a most pessimis- tic opinion concerning tho effect of a possible breech of relations between Germany and the United States. This shipper, who, the dispatch says, is HOUSE FRAMES FEDERAL MILITIA BILL; PLAN ARMY Regular Force May Be Increased to Men. Washington, Feb. for increasing the regular army and for the federalization of the national guards began to take definite shape today. dent of the board of trade, in behalf of the government. It is understood that It is the pres- ent intention of Premier Asquith to the French newspapers this morning as the best item of news for the al- and in no way interfere with their believed to be Albert Ballin, direc- work, asserted Rev. Thomas Nichol- son of New York, secretary of the hoard of education of the Methodist lies in many months. The military church in an address to- ____ experts dwell upon the Importance! hefore the Methodist Episcopal take a new vote of credit in the i of the capture, declaring that it gives confei.cncc On church unity. Sir. j house of commons next Monday. The house military committee un- dertook the task of framing a militia federal bill while the senate commit- tee resumed work on its measure to Increase the regular army to between and men. Lorimer Trial Opens in Chicago Russia a key to Ania Minor and is a C'W'" Petit urged the union far-reaching consequences. General Derthaut, in the tor general of the Hamburg-Ameri- can Steamship company, is quoted as follows: "A breach of Germany's relations with America would have a most (serious effect. All American money munilions would be at the dis- not be attacked without warning un- less they attempted to resist. Such assurances as it la Indicated Germany may no-vv ask, probably would apply only to Italian ships as British passenger carrying liners have not been armed, even with the small guns allowed for defensive purposes since the outbreak of the war. DEFER MJSITAKTA PACT The submarine controversy -with Germany cannot be closed '.ntil the United States has fully considered the possible effect of the. declared in- tention of the Germanic powers to sink all armed merchant ships of their enemies without warning after Feb. 29. The announcement was made by Secretary Lansing yesterday instead of the long expected announcement of a satisfactory settlement of the Lusitania negotiations. Perfected by months of patient and at times, perilous negotiation, the Lusitania agreement was present- er the Methodist Episcopal church j posnl of the entente allies. We should and the Methodist Episcopal church havo to lake over the feeding of Bel- sonth. Henry .M. Snyder, president gjllTU aml the American attitude Journal, says it is not only a deadly j O[ WofTord college. Spartansburg, S. blow to Turkey, hut an event which outlined the connection of negroes .hem and co-operate with them in .his "test every ea'r" campaign. It is essential that nothing be left undone that will assure the planting of good seed corn and avoiding the danger of losing a vast sum of mon- ey thru poor seed. cannot fall to have Its effect on the Methodist church, er theatres of the war. 1 President Poincare telegraphed I Chicago, Feb. Lori- congratulations on the capture of Er-1 ...or, former United States senator, i zerum to Emporor Nicholas and j attended today the opening session of'Grand Duke Nicholas, commander of generally expected that the] his trial on charges of wrecking the; the Russian forces on the Caucasus military bills will be laid hefore the La Salle street Trust and Savings j front, house and senate within three weeks, i bank of Chicago, of which he was i BRITISH T.OHK 1IKAVILV PKESBYTEUIAXS MEET. New York, Feb. execu- tive committee of the general as- sembly of the Presbyterian church in the United States' met' here today to consider means of 'unifying the mis- sionary and benevolent work of the church and to devise methods of ob- altho the naval building plan prob- j president. Judge never, of the) ably will not be completed until May. I criminal court, presiding, granted JAPANESE LINER REPORTED SAFE AFTER FIRE AT SEA Pananm Mam Sends Out Distress Call; Left San Francisco. San Francisco, Cal., Feb. steamer Panama Maru which arrived at Yokohama from San Francisco two days ago experienced a fire at sea, ac- cording to a report received here to- Constantinople fvia Feb. losses of one of the British would probably induce other neu- trals to attack us. All our ships would finally be interned in Ameri- can ports. This would result in tak- ing away enormous wealth from us. Our plight would be most difficult. When the war is over Germany will have to replenish her stock of raw material. Do not let us entertain any illusion with regard to England. Truck in River; IS will continue the commercial preliminary motion of the defense :expeditioris in Mcsopatauiia in a bat- that the major charge of conspirarv (lc tho Turks near natiha, west] to defraud be consolidated with Korna amounted to officers! minor charge of receiving deposits [am, m according to an official an- when the bank was known to be in- Lonncernent given out by the Turk- solvent. jisll war Office under date of yester- The court granted motions of the; day. prosecution for John K. Seagravcs, j Thc statement also says that thirl director of the bank, and the dismis- ]ost in killed in ai sal of the indictment against Chas. threc ,jnv hattlc on the Caucasian G. Fox, cashier of the institution, front and John B. Devoney. president, of taining money for Its eleven by the chamber of commerce. De- the International Trust Savings! ary boards and agencies. Jta'ils were lacking. bank, a subsidiary. Harvester, mild Havana lOc cigar, {advertisement) Omnhn, Feb. loaded two-ton automobile tmrk was fi'oin the Missouri river bridge by an Omaha and CXnmcil IHnrts street car, falling 00 feet to the ground on the lown -side of the river, lortay. .Ins. Murray, the. truek driver, was instantly killed. Tlie oar, which WHS filled with passengers, badly wicked but remained on tho hridjp? none of the pasKen- ijors or crew was seriously hurt. warfare long after military opera- tions are over. Sho will take away all our trade with South Africa and South America, and it will take years for our possessions to reach a condi- tion like that which existed before the war." If, thru error of the carrier boy or other cause, this paper should not be delivered at your home by 6 o'clock, please phone 3330, ana a copy of paper will be sent. After o'clock, call Tel. No. 2. ed by Count von Bernstorf f, the Ger- man ambassador, in a form which would have been acceptable to tha United States had not the Germanic powers announced their determina- tion to regard armed merchant ships of their enemies as warships. CONSIDER POLICY The Lusitania agreement now will not be accepted as finally satisfactory to the United States until President Wilson and Secretary Lansing have decided whether any of its terms would he nullified by the principles of the new submarine campaign. It is practically certain that the United States will ask to be specifi- cally informed that the assurances previously given for the safety of neutrals and non-combatants at sea have not been and will, not be alter- ed. by the latest declarations of the Berlin and Vienna admiralties. American officials fear that tho United States and Germany may find themselves at the same point they stood in the first days of the sub- marine crisis with the United States contending unreservedly for the principles law humanity in naval warfare and confronted with a long series of diplomatic exchanges, the result of which they see. "v San Felice, a quality 5c; cigar, (advertisement)   

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