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   Waterloo Evening Courier And Waterloo Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - October 8, 1917, Waterloo, Iowa                              ADVERTISING AND WATERLOO DAILY REPORTER WEATHER FORECAST. Chicago, Oct. fair and warmer tonight and Tuesday. COLJRIEH ESTABLISHED 1S5S REPORTER ESTABLISHED U6S. ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE WATERLOO, I O W A, M 0 N D A Y OCTOBER 8 1917. PACKS. PRICE THREE CENTS, OBJECTIVE OF Large Naval Force Concentrated in Gulf of Finland by the Enemy, Stockholm Says. NEW BRITISH POSITIONS EAST OF YPRES ATTACKED Borrowed Gun to Shoot Herself; Uses It on Her Husband Instead Wade Cul pepper, African Baptist 'Minister, in Hospital With Five Bullet Wounds as Result of Family Were Two "Other Women" in the Held in County Jail. Infantry Assault Near Polygon Wood Repulsed, London Says; Prisoners Are Taken. Unofficial reports from Stockholm say strong German naval forces have been sighted in the Baltic sea off the Danish and Swedish coasts, bound probably for the Gulf of Finland for a drive on Helsingfors, Finland and Petrograd. The Germans are said to be concentrating a large force, in- cluding mine sweepers, seaplanes and After borrowing a revolver with which to commit suicide, Hannah Culpepper changed her mind and turned the weapon on the cause of her sorrow and shot her husband five times. She is in the county jail awaiting the outcome of his wounds. The victim. Wade Culpepper, minis- ter in the African Baptist denomina- tion, is at St. Francis hospital with his left forearm punctured, two bul- lets in his thigh and two in his back. The shooting occurred last night about 9 at the family home, Shilliam avenue, while Culpepper was packing his belongings prepara- tory to leaving town. The wife says he intended to go to live with auoth er woman. JEALOUSY THE MOTIVE Mrs. Culpepper arrived in Water loo from Alabama about six month ago and was married here. Her sus picions as to her husvand's loyalty were aroused several weeks ago by letters he received in feminine hand- home indicates her desire to commit uicide. That her own body would have re- ceived the bullets instead probably Is .rue, if Culpepper had not started a quarrel last night. Becoming en- aged when he choked and beat hor and flung a lamp at her, she emptied the gun In him to protect herself. CALM AND -WELL BEHAVED Mrs. Culpepper, who is only 31 but who has a son 14 by another mar- riage, was lodged in Matron Myrtle Barr's department at police head- quarters last night. She was calm and meek and willing to give the of- ficers any information they asked During an interview she said: "My husband has not treated me right for some time and he has beer writing and getting letters from i woman who lives in Birmingham. He is a local preacher and 1 could see that I was losing out with him as ho intended to leave me and go to th other woman in Birmingham, "Saturday afternoon about o'clock I went to the home of Mrs. Cat Madison and borrowed the revol- ver and eight shells, telling her there was a snake in my cellar and that I wanted to kill it. Mrs. Madison said, 'Now, whatever you do, don't get into any trouble with this gun." I prom- NT Standardized System of Baking to Be Tried Out in Phila- delphia This Week. CONSIDERABLE REDUCTION IN PRICE IS PROMISED Saving of Sugar, Lard and Milk Effected; Result of Long Series of Experiments. GIANTS AND SOX ON WAY TO NEW YORK FOR THIRD BATTLE New York Fans Expect Favorites to "Come Back" on Home Favors Sox, 8 to Men Admit They Were Clearly McCarty to Be Back Despite Hurt. ised her'I wouldn't- I had so much trouble with my husband I borrowed the gun to kill myself and intended when he left the writing. She opened enough to learn, that he was corresponding with a girl in Birmingham and one in Youngstown, O. She claims he was leaving home to join the one in tieter- :-.s he A note fouiv.1 at the transports and plan to attack Hels- ingfors by land and sea. Today's British official statement indicates no let-up in the intense ar- Youngstown and, that sh  from Chicago, the sccno of tho world baseball series now shifts to Now York and local u. disappointed but not   A .rij- JL.-'IA-'IV Jr AJLl-fo I. tha ra cult ing Germany s enemies on land. AH j preceding election day. uie resun.. for the submarine campaign, have the first opportunity to judge (By the Associated Press.) British Front in France and Bel- gium, Oct. counter attack by the..Germans'in force east of Polygon 000 tons of shipping had been sunk, he asserted, but no disposition to- ward peace on the part of England "Get out the vote" is what the big temperance workers are hammering home to their audiences in'their ad- dresses-this week. wood in-the region of Reutel, last j wag .A rationing system evening, was quickly beaten off by for foodstuffs had not even been in- VICTOR! MAY artillery and machine gun fire. The j troduced and no one was able to say Jlaj. front involved was over a width oft %vlien the u-boat would make Eng- mand Gen. E. H. Plummer, in com- i a'bout 500 yards. The attack was land more incuned for peace, preceded by a heavy artillery barrage i rrrvoTTFR iwhich was put down not only in this I CONQUER AMERICA .section but along a. greater, portion of the new battle line. The rain of yesterday turned the Flanders battlefield into a mass of "Amerlca cannot be forced I Dodge, where more than I young men are to be trained for ser- vice overseas, is out in a signed state- make Herr Gothien continu- ed. cannot pay a war indemnity. deep mud and filled the shell Wbles only England. But force America to There remains ill should we, in the adoption of the con- amendment. He declares help win the war. "Every man in the United States HT SEERDIER TEN IN PACIFIC pected to reach New York at 5 o'clock or thereabouts this afternoon and seemed anxious to return to the familiar surroundings and friendly faces of their home city. M'CAKTY HURT IN CRASH Catcher Lew McCarty. who was forced to retire from yesterday's con tesl after a mlxup at the plate wltl "Nemo" Leibold, the White Sox out i fielder, declared that he expected t i be fit to resume play In the New York opening of the series tomorrow I McCarty's right elbow and shoukle 'were painfully hurt but It is suppose' not seriously bruised, in a collision I resulting from his effort to prevent Leibold from scoring on Eddie Col- Washington, D. C., Oct. 8. ning Investigation today Begin- of the jpeech of Senator La Folletto before he Nonpartlsan league at St. Paul. ho Bcnato committee in charge of the nquiry mapped out preliminary pro- cedure and then adjourned until Thursday to await further informa- not think It likely that would send him In again. "Whoever starts for tho Giants is going to bavo Bald Buck Weaver. "Did you notice that Jack- ?f External pressure to force the German government to set forth its war aims clearly having failed on the surface, internal conditions within the empire threaten to compel the is- suance of a full statement of Ger- many's aims. What the German loaders want, if they are successful. son, Clllons and Felsch aro getting busy with their BAILEE'S VI.TC1IING WEST Capt. Eddie Collins of the White Sox said on tho train today, and "Chick" Gandll and Felsch agreed with him, that Sallee was tho best pitcher that the Giants had sent against them. "It IB not that ho has so much stuff on tho ball." said Collins, speak- ing of Salleo, "but he knows how to use it and pitch intelligently. He closely approaches Eddie Plank in ability and reminds mo much of him iu his way of pitching." Gandll and .ion from La Follette and also from j FeUch nlso Bailee's work in f T'A.'U n will bo discussed In the reichstag this week, probably today. Tho Imperial chancellor. Dr. Mich- aells. Is finding the way as difficult was for his predecessor, von former Secretary Bryan. No public hearings will bo hold tor tho present, Chairman Pomerene an- nounced, and the committee believes it possible that tho Investigation will be concluded within a few days, pos- sibly without any open testimony. changed his plan 'to Issue a public statement regarding bis declaration In the St. Paul speech that Mr. Bryan told President Wilson of ammunition aboard the Lusltanla when tho vessel sailed from New York on her last voyage. His statement probably will be made to the committee. No other statements In Senator La Follette's speech are being investigated at this time, Chairman Pomerene said. Bry- an has denied the statement. INQUIRY TO BE SHOUT Washington. D. C., Oct. tions of procedure and whether Ha hearings shall be public, were among those awaiting determination by a senate privileges and elections sub- committee of which Senator Pomer ene of Ohio IB chairman, when it met today preliminary to beginning inves the box. The White Sox expect that Cicotte will pitch on Tuesday, altho "Reb" Russell Is anxious to go In, declar- ing that his arm Is in good shape again. The White Sox special, is crowded with Chicago fans en route to see the continuation of the world series in New York on Tuesday. WILL PITCH RUSSELL Chicago, Oct. 8. Clarence Row- land, manager of the White Sox, to- day Is wearing a bandage on his right hand on account of a burn which he suffered at tho ball park. During the excitement after the game yesterday when he was preparing to leave for New York, the victorious manager in turning on tho hot shower at the clubhouse thrust his hand Into a great volume of escaping steam and it was BO badly burned that it had to be bound up In oil. Just before leaving for New York Rowland said he would start Russell, Dethmann-Hollweg, and he must now face the critics of the governmentjn the reichstag. Whether, as has been charged, the bureaucracy and the army have been furthering the panT German scheme of annexation and in- demnities, is expected to be brought out in the reichstag debate. lEEliFFEKIOH FAILS Dr. Michaella on Saturday sent Minister of the Interior Helfferich before the reichstag to make a state- ment on his behalf. Helffericb. failed to mollify the critical members of. the reichstag and the sitting was ad- journed to today after the rice chan- cellor's speech had been Interrupted- Gen. von Stein, the war minister was jeered when he attempted to explain the army's side of the accusation that the high command was using very strong methods to help the pan-Ger- man agitation. "Holiwegf some' months': before res- ignation had a rtestvof' strength with Admiral von-, the' '.reputed or- ganizer of ruth less war-' fare, and the chancellor won. The admiral since has been b.usy and the new Fatherland party, of which he Is one of the sponsors, according. to recent .has been very actiye Uanforth or Cicotte with water, making most difficult military operations of all sorts. The sun was shining this morning but it -will take several days of fair weather to repair the day. damage done yester- only England. But stiouid we, in uvery man in ice UIULKU OLMLUS 15nc' eme-lo in the fourth inning ves- order to obtain an indemnity of should be willing to support and Whaler Armed With Cannon and.; single In the fourtn inn ng; marks, sacrifice force prohibition forever in order to and another half-mil- prevent the possibility of the health of a single soldier being impaired Gen. Plummer declares. In a letter to the Polk County Pro- lion Germany's allies, Herr Gothien Calm all along the fighting lines during tue night is reported. Baseball Magnates inPennsy Wreck; 4 Trainmen Hurt I continued, were not inclined to con- tinue the war for pan-German plans of conquest but were striving for peace by understanding and concilia- tion, while the pan-German clamor for annexations was finding a bad reception among them. He asserted Pittsburgh, Pa.. Oct. of the National Baseball commission were on the Pennsylvania Limited, on their way from Chicago to New- York when the train was wrecked near Beaver Falls, west of here this morning. All tracks were blocked by the I -wreckage and while one track was "being opened physicians attended to the injured, who were confined to the engine crews. Four of these men Machine Gun Is Captured Near the Fiji Islands. hibitory Amendment association Gen. Plummer thus sets forth his views: "In reply to your letter of Oct. London. Oct. Exchange Telegraph "dispatch from Melbourno i terday and for a time It was feared that he .might be incapacitated for j the remainder of the aeries. Immediately after his accident. i however, he was examined by tho club trainer and no signs of a frac- ture or even a severe strain were dis- covered. He hoped to be able to play by tomorrow and declared that by I would say that a successful general i says it 5s rGpOrted there that a whale- Wednesday he should be practically was asked why he was always sue- with a crew of Germans from cessful. He replied because he took the raider Seeadler been captur- as good as over. against In the the for peace without annexations or In- demnities. TKST IN REICHSTAG It has now come to a test between' the followers of the pan-Germans on- one side and7 the majority of the reichstag on the oth- er. Recent reports have'.shown that the feeling between the pan-Germans and the reichstag majority has been becoming more intense, some Soclal-.j its members of the reichstag having ioaay pruniuuunj IA, _ama ot the series tomorrow, its memoers or tne reicnstag naving tlgathm of Senator Robert M. La tlur I on Tuesday! gone so far as to charge that the agi- Follettc's alleged disloyal speech be- rmP icood said j tatlon of the pan-Germans is dividing _. .in ,-t i c--3 rn 1 nn n r SfllL H in 10 r_i_ A----L fore the non-partisan league at St. Paul recently. Sinoe the scope of the inquiry is limited solely to the accuracy of the recorded speech and accuracy of Sen- ator La Follette's statement of facts therein, the committee hopes to fin- ish its work inside of 10 days. Sen- ator La Follette was expected to fur- nish the committee with a correct copy of his speech today. that the long working hours and in- every possible precaution, neglected j eti the vicinity of the Fiji islands.' f jr TT sufficient feeding at home increased nothing, no matter how trifling it The boat contained a gun and ma- 1 U the desire for peace among the work ers and that strikes might ex- i tle- or campaign, pected if the war should be continu- vpri vrrr vrvrHTVr ed for aims of conquest. I _________________ r "We should take every precaution, neglect nothing seemed, in his preparations for a bat- chine guns, the dispatch says, and the Germans admitted they had been detailed from the Seeadler to make raids. JTVnm the German people into two camps on the question of the aims of the Pier sol on Trial for Kidnaping of Slain Keet Baby possible no mat- seem, if it may help in any way to make sure the success in the great world war. The presence of two German sea raiders in the south Pacific was made in dispatches from Samoa to the navy department last week. Botli Madrid. Oct. German sub- marine interned at Cadiz has es- caped. Several German submarines have sought refuge in Spanish ports dur- gard to prohibition. We know that Marshfield. Mo.. Oct. trial accidents of all kinds have occurred of Claude J. Piersol, charged with j tnru drunkenness. The drunkenness kidnaping LJoyd infant son j Of one general, one officer, one single might cause the loss of vie- "It is not a time now to consider have bcen man- one of them, which JiST" -ed by the crew of the Seeadler. Sev- put In at Cadlz. was out or badly hurt and were removed to of a "Springfield. Mo., banker, was to a hospital at Rochester. Pa. The open in the circuit court here. Pier- t torv in oral merchantmen are reported to have been sunk. The Seeadler was active in the south Atlantic last sinking 11 merchantmen passengers on the limited, including the members of the commission, were brought to Pittsburgh soon aft- er 10 o'clock journey east. and continued their sol. who is only 20 years old. Is al- ..Everyone should be willing to leged to have headed a band, two 01 personal objection to pro- whom are charged wrth him In the j hibition in to insure prevention 2t of any possible accident, loss of life. at 'ATRPTiANK SOUOOfi AT YA1.E. New Haven. Conn.. Oct. A school of military aeronautics at Yale university has been planned and sanction now rests with the war de- partment according to announcement todav. -sis- liquor Chicago. Oct. SARAH BERNHAUDT TO BE FAIRY GODMOTHER OF PATRIOTIC CHUvDREX Chicago, Oct. work of organizing the Children's Patri- otic league was begun here today, the plan calling for a union o[ the children of America for the purpose of assisting the children of the allies both and after the close of the war. Madame Sarah Bernhardt, who is in Chicago, has consented to become the -organization's "fairy gpdmother." Belgian and French consuls In several cities have sanctioned the plan. Mtho the death of the child, whose 1s dangerous to health and every man Haynea 21 years old, s in or, the Tjnited States should be will-'pona. Ivan., hardware i -Alvin son of an Em- merchant and the port later by Spanish torpedo boats. To prevent further incidents i guments. of this nature King Alfonso on June last, signed a decree forbidding submarines of belligerent powers to navigate Spanish waters or enter I: same time. .Spanish ports. It was declared that all submarines which entered the Spanish zone would be interned. TO DISCIPLINE OFFICERS Washington. D. C.. Oct. government baa taken dras- tic action to discipline the officials responsible for the safe internment High Court to Hold Hearing on Draft Law Washington, D. C-, Oct. permit early decision, tho supreme court today advanced appeals Involv- ing the constitutionality of the draft law and fixed Dec. 10 for hearing ar- Rowland. "If I do, I will depend upon Danfortli should Russell show tnv nieim of weakening. In the event __ that Russell does not look good when j VICE CHANCELLOR HIT warming up, I will send Cicotte to thu mound." FAIlKIl EXPLAINS PLAY Chicago, Oct. Faber ol Cascade, fa., Chicago American league pitcher and base running strategist, left behind with his friends last nigl t an explanation oL his attempt to steal third base yes- terday, at a moment when Weaver was exercising squatter sovereignty In that precise spot. "When I hit and reached second on 
                            

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