Waterloo Evening Courier, January 3, 1925

Waterloo Evening Courier

January 03, 1925

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Waterloo Evening Courier (Newspaper) - January 3, 1925, Waterloo, Iowa Classified Advertising One of the hto'tt powerful and at the same time Inexpensive -factors In business today. Courier ads reach practically every- one in Waterloo. Telephone 5100. AND WATERLOO REPORTER WEATHER FOEECA1T rhiciigo, Generally fair tonight ami Sunday; not much VliniiKC, in ttmiioratare; sunrise, Sunday, .Munrlay, sunset. Sunday, 4 :ul Monday, i :32. Courier Ectabiilhed 18S8. 1868. WATERLOO, SATURDAY, JANUARY 3, 1925. NOOK EDITION, 3 CENTS HOME EDITION, 3 CS2TT3 NEW CABLE MAY CLARIFY PUZZLING DEBT In the Spotlight of TODAY'S News BY B. T. B. re- Her- MAKE US AX Ol'TJBJR The French debt situation mains as uncertain as ever. rick, American ambassador, is ca- bling the state 'department full par- ticulars as to the overtures made by the French government, but the early belief that these were real "negotiations" is giving way to the) sad conviction that they are only a RIIT continuation of "informal" and DU "unofficial" talks. It makes a difference. The thing is getting to be an an- noying nuisance. Washington is fast reaching the mood where It will expect and ask a definite offer from Paris. EfflCT FUTILE PROVED BY.EHEJTS OF PftST 25 YEUS Fugitives From Poison Gas End Long Exile In 1900 America Had Just En- tered on Seeming Period of Expansion. OUR "TKADH BALANCE" A picture of Waterloo as- a mail order town is presented by Post- master Eggert's report today, show- QUICKLY AND COMPLETELY STOPPED Jan. 1, Same Year, Kaiser Wit- helm Launched Program Culminating in 1914-1918. Uy MARK SULLIVAN Washington, D. C., Jan. week includes two interesrting an- ing that last year postal money or- f ders bought elsewhere and sent and one them-next Fri- cashed .here totaled a quarter and the other last Thursday, million dollars more than money i The two have rather striking rela- ordei-s issued-heie. Buyers in many Uon of coinciclence aud togelher Btates send their money to U ater- b loo for the products of our factor- ies. HIGH P. O. they form the basis for considering one important turn the history of the United States took during the last 25 one important The stamp business at the local it was confidently expected to postoflice amounted to nearly take, but did not. 000 more in 1924 than in 1923, and] this business was transacted at less licvcriilgc's Maiden Speech. cost. It cost the government less On Jan. 9, 1900, 25 years ago, money to sell worth .of Albert J. Beveridge, of Indiana, one stamps here last "year than it did toiof 'the f wo youngest United States sell worth tho ye; fore. In private business would be considered a remarkable record. In public business it is a phenomenon. ft AXOTHKK liAiiOK BANK year at the time (the other be- iss that ing Marion Butler, of South Caro- lina) made his maiden speech in the senate. He had spent the in- terval between his election to the senate and his taking his seat in a trip to the Philippines. (In the course of that trip there occurred RILLUM DEClnRES MR RftTIO 'KEY TO POSTER.? z. RHODE iSkAm> Opening today of the Brotherhood to-operative National bank in Port- one many episodes that attend -A ffl ever- nf -n land, Ore., 'brings to 15 the num- institutions main- railroad brother- ed his youuuulness of appearance, which was even greater than his youth in fact. In Japan a United of .banking tained by the States consul to whom he started nrnvnrt introduce himself as the senator its success. No -one denies that laughed Ilim out of there are special problems and 1 dangers connected with it, 'but .in case of the railway unions these have been met with wisdom and caution. George Burnhard, president of AHho the Democrats carried the State of Rh ode Island a. year ago, the Republicans held a ma jority in the senate because of an old law which allows all cities one Lieut. -Gov. Toupin to Chamber in the capitol. ator Fred Austin, Smithfield Toupiu in an unsuccessful e buster lasted thruout the year. attieships Helpless, and Planes Useless Without Carriers, Admiral Says. LANDING FIELDS ON SEA DECLARED NECESSITY U. S. 'Navy Helpless in Attack Unless Planes Available. Is Claim. Crabs Spoil Ice on Floyd River, Supply Near Alton Limited Alton, la., Jan. prices will foti sky high next summer, is the chilly outlook here. A most peculiar situation has rob- bed ihis vicinity its ice sup- ply ibis year. When ico hands wont to the river today to start cutting, it was discov- ered that thousands oE crabs He on tho umlerside of the Floyd river crust. By HEAR ADMIRAL W. V. FULLAM. U. S. X. Retired. Written for I. X. S. Copyright 1923. Washington, D. C., Jan. naval air force is, manifestly, a force of combatant airplanes that can be permanently maintained with the fleet and utilized in battles at sea for scouting, fighting and bombing. A naval air force that can't ac- company the fleet is no naval air force at all. If it cannot move and [fight.with the fleet in every part of the wurlrl, it cannot be properly classed as a unit of the navy. If [t can only operate from PI RECEIPTS 1924 SET ftT LESS EXPENSE Ambassador at Paris Admits Only Receipt of French Unofficial Note. 'WASHINGTON PUZZLED BY CONFLICTING CABLES Officials Determine to Form No Opinion Until Full Report Is Received. Despite Tremendous Increase in Business, Operating Cost Is Much Smaller. Having equipped himself first-hand knowledge of one tant aspect of what was then "the paramount political issue in the United States, Senator Beveridge, in his maiden speech, addressed the new Portland hank, is a former I himself to this suhject, saying engineer. People to say that a man could not successfully step among other things: "What shall history say of Shall it say that we renounced swivel chain Not every man can.' trust- left the savage to But some the brotherhood his base condition, the wilderness from an engine cab to a banker's ius? members are getting their "banker's profit" on their. money. OUR GAIN KAAII3 are discovered! A wire own to the reign of waste; deserted own duty, abandoned glory, forgot our 'sordid profits even, because we four- led our strength and read the ehar- jter'of our powers with the doubt- ;er's eye and the quibbler's mind? Shall it say that, called by events port of an attempted bank robbery to captain and command the proud- at Garrison concludes with tho in-iest, ablest purest race of history formation that "the bandits fled in in history's noblest work, we de- the direction of Waterloo and it'is clined that great Workman Collects for Mosquito Bite as Industrial Risk San Francisco, Cal., Jan. 3. state industrial accident today, decided that a mosquito bite on the tongue constituted an industrial haz- ard and as such awarded Wil- liam Miller, laborer, week until he re- covers. Miller, who was bit on the tongue last June 10, at Van Sickle Island, near Pittsburg, California, has been unable to since Liiai. Lime. His tongue became infected from the -bite. Going Hoinc Today. I {By the Associated Press) I .Rutland, Mass., Jan. exiled Rhode .Island Republican senators are going1 home today, the exile which began after the re- lease of bromine gas in the senate] chamber June 19, ended when the; general assembly adjourned yes- terday after a session which began Jan. 1, 1924. Worn out by the strain of the i filibuster-- conducted by the- Domo- era tic minority in which protracted sittings were common, the last of 52 hours and during which disorder i several times occurred with threats of persolial violence, 21 of the 22 Republicans left the state. They established themselves here j in a hotel and many of their fam- ilies soon followed and the hotel be- 'came almost completely a substation (Of the "Rhode Island capital. Own liiltlc Community. The "exiles" organized them- r selves into a close-knit community.: TO The senators led a life in the open An Old Fashioned Inaugural Parade Planned March 4 D. C., Jan. There will be an oldfashioned inaugural parade Jlarch 4, with marching delegations the'States, it was indicated to- day following the appointment of William T. Gallagher, local banker, as chairman of in- augural committee. Gallagher's appointment was by President Coolidge. He will havo charge of all arrange- ments for the inaugural apart from the official ceremonies at the capitol. CBy 'United Prsssl Washington, D. C., Jan. 3. second and fuller report from Am- bassador Herrick at Paris on the i French debt situation began to Postal receipts in Waterloo for] in over the state department's 1924 show a tremendous leap over] cables this afternoon, government figures of other The report which described the Ray C. Eggert, postmaster, reveal- ambassador's continuation, of nego- tiations with Prime Minister Her- ed today. Receipts the past year were, compared with and Finance Minister Clemen- 979.43 for 1923, a gain of tol is understood to increase the 534.96. This does "not include mystery surrounding France's ac- money received by the register or.tual intentions. Omaha Contractor Hfflfl fnr which restored their physical -vigor. flttlU, I VI rY U V O UVUIH Tho I1nfol Tmint believed they are members gang yeggs operating out of that j'iK- We will not renounce our part in the mission of our race, trustee, un- the civilization of the we to our work, not gr'ets like slaves- whipped to their of burdens, but gratitude for a oner's jury investigating the death dwarfed any previously of Mrs. Mao-Hahne, whose body 1 town. They provided th The hotel became the focal point! of the town. The party organized! Omaha., Neb.. Jan. ,cor-ja fourth of July celebration which any previously in the They provided the orators, was'found at the foot of the stair- composed half of the parade and, way in tho basement of her home] tnitshone every one in fireworks. yesterday afternoon today recom-1 The local storekeepers adapted mended that her husband. John W.' thejr stocks to the senators' tastes. Hahne, Disarming Parley Gathering Speed Washington. D. C.. Jan. irther crystallizing of the move- oward another international conference on disarmament was force is not a seagoing force. It is a land force. In one breath we are told, with some boastfulness, that every bat- tleship will carry three planes, ev- ery cruiser two, and every destroyer and submarine one. Need "Landing Fields." In the next breath we are told that after these planes get up into the air and fly around they must have a place to land or they will drop helplessly into the :sea.. In we must have "landing fields" at sea. otherwise our air force is (useless after a few hours. And this statement is used by conservative naval officers and "experts" as an I argument for more battleships .and pcruisers. The airplane carrier is a seago- ing landing field. Lacking carriers, we lack naval landing fields. And lacking these, the planes that we stow on our battleships and cruis- ers are of use only for a few min- utes. Our air force, so-culled, evaporates. Two battle cruisers are now being converted into carriers. But we are informed these ships will not be finished until the autumn of 3026. At Mercy of British Fleet. That means they cannot possibly be manned and ready for battle before the autumn of 1927. Despite this condition the asser that our money order departments. Re- ceipts 1022 were and in 1921. were The 1924 gain over 1922 was 74S.S1. 'December Heaviest Month. Last De'cember was the heaviest December in the .history of the local postoffice, receipts totaling The banner month of 1924 was ;March, with Vugust was the smallest in .re- ceipts, with Waterloo take considerable tho un- worthy of our strength, and obtrusive pride in the fact that wo thanksgiving to almighty God that include in our number some of the he has marked us as his chosen snappiest yeggs out of captivity. If people, hencetorth to lead in the the Garris'on bank watchman will regeneration of the world. pay us a visit, we will undertake! "He has made us adepts in gov- ro" arrange n banquet for him, to'ernment that we may administer be attended by a committee of rep- government among savage and sen- rcsentatfve yeggmen. Our yeggs He peoples. And of all our are real fellows: we know they race he has marked .the American would welcome an opportunity to people as his chosen nation to final- get chummy over the coffee cups ly lead in the regeneration of the and discuss whether they were on world. We are trustees of were not the chaps who exchanged j the world's progress, guardians of shots with tho watchman. its righteous peace. The judgment iues onwth dlsai- find that Mae Hahne to her deatb by-wounds inflicted by j was almost a commu her husband. John W. Hahne, and I njty in itself Twice death visited recommend that he be turned over 'u aml once a marriage was per- i mamen't in an international con- formed, when a one! c of the senators transferred her. announced he would warmly sup- ceremony to Rutland so that her j port a proposal for a conference to The'Clemeutel memorandum on the French position is not included in the part Herrick's report so far received. Ilerrick apparently considers 'the memorandum does not ciently clear, whether it is an offi- cial or unofficial document and whether it is a refunding offer or merely another promise. .Explains Receipt- of Xqte. (.By the' Associated Press) 'Paris, Jan.-. from all sides.for further' information as to The surprising thing about all. the step taken, by Finance Minister this is that the increased work is in in formal L.LLIP} tO blltVU L.IIO Ul f 1 being-handled by the. Eggert... ad-Li ministrutiuii at less expense thau rv ever before. less e-xpense A. substantial decrease in formal e ri rv n AM Jr A rench debt, American Anabas- uoiui u. jv auuzM-ujiLiLit ucci cuac; i ,TT n costs of handling mail ttat he n the 'reports for both 1924 and T.9'23. Trado Balance Favors Waterloo. had not yet forwarded to Washing- ton tho'memorandum which the" minister of finance had handed him. Pie said he had been engag- The money order department. in the most informal and per- ceived during the pastjsoual discussions with year and sent out of town but) in postal money Waterloo's gain being or nearly a quarter of a million. Bill Would Save Presidents from Malicious Slander Washington. D. C., Jan. 3. L'eg- Hcials of the government concern- ing the contents of the memoran- dum. The document -which M. Clemen- iel handed the ambassador was en- titled "an unofficial memorandum: concerning French public opinion on the payment of France's debt- to the' United States." To Avoid Misunderstanding, Ambassador Herrick said he I- I IS HUU.I U LUH.L UUl II clV V contractor and real picture" Shows'; rtanVos to a11 others In the air. a charge; ami sporting erents swelled their forei-n Slons committee I There are five airplane carriers with visitors from Rhode; After the president had let it be in British navn'i -ir known yesterday that he regarded j ".e wrulsn llUtllK Lty Christmas a tree bore gifts for j ranges beyond yards. j and New Year's eye the four-story i in I' ll'C ttt Here again the "battleship is of no account. Air Ratio Key fo Victory. the key to vic- this fundamental insist on in- ration of our guns navies the com- Moritreal, Jan. persons. the allegations now appearing; were said, in a weekly magazine's series pfjer, discuss articles on Woodrow Wilson, writ- ten by a woman friend. EARNINGS FKOEUAfj IIKSRRVB liAXKS XIJN'13 were supposed to be among M. such 'as for the moratorium period, to be increased Clementel's suggestions, small, nominal interest a reduction of from net earnings for 1923. the payments began. Details Not Confirmed. he SU-VVKK SKXTKXCKn TO .DIK. Uccatur. 111.. Jan. 'a and la years, while the peri- ipd over which repayment is to run lis given all the way from 68 years to 100 years. The American ani- j bassadov declined to confirm or I deny the accuracy- of any of these he murder June 22" last of Police office lieutenant Sidney Sears. the Republicnn landslide which swept the- state. Xow, with the stamp of approval placed in their course by the voters, they en- ter Tuesday upon a new legislative year. RKin D mu i IIKELELE PILE SHIP BURNS .New York World i Boosts Sale Price Xew York. Jan. 3. The New York morning daily, announces an increase in prire from 2 centsj to 3 cents effective Monday. A j statement on the front page todavi the depressing fact that our naval policy since the ar- mistice has led us straight to the rear, and not to the front, in naval preparedness. It is amazing that some naval ig- nore the present helplessness of our fleet in air power. They continue to shout vociferously for "gun ele- vations." and "blisters" which will contribute nothing to victory in the next war on the sea. If the enemy commands the air with bombs, tor- pedoes aud poison pas our fleet will remain a helpless target. Stacey, Louisville, Ky., recently j convicted of the murder of Haman: Rubenstein. a merchant, yesterday Piomiseu tne It is understood sentenced to be hanged Friday, Feb. 13, Stacey's bringing1 will be the first execution in Macon Herrick had government matter secret aud that for making a brief regarding it was that county in 25 years. One 400-Pound Passenger Rolls lion, took steps toward beginning on. folks! On your .Q bui1d ,he cana, anf, and the moonlight 11 ,-nct. tiatipns for the purchase of the Danish West. which, on that occasion, were re- fCnntinuod on two, column ?ix wait for YOU. KQLTIXK ADYKXTURi: A night-roving horsi: brought disaster to Charles Dawson. at 3 in. today. The horse and Daw- son's -car disputed the right of way on Rainbow drive, and Dawson and his car emerged from the tilt in ainioo was ,lu -unofficia i stead of a "f huVl-nv.v I dampens! th ard I-ino ifirst' r'H'orts i" dispatches from that M. C'lementel the embassy only :iu "unofficial meinoratuluni'' ia- his cir said to hive hPpnistoad ot a "fortnal somewhat hour had knocV'dampenwl thc -'vith fd down kmeV Edward S.inrst o( thfi flcvctopment 62. it skidded into a taxi, iniuriuu MIPS Grace Wilcox. the TUe ollasi11 between these two and then yped on. Russell Cloush. i classes of documents in diplomatic driver of the taxtcab, leaped on Is so lhat officials ae- running board of Damico's car noithor to discuss the situa- was hurled off. Damico later wasjtloa nor to form any opinion of arrested his home, foontinuod on txuro twii eolutoa ;