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   Waterloo Reporter (Newspaper) - December 12, 1910, Waterloo, Iowa                                STO C J 12 Days to Christmas loo ft oricr 10 PAGES f ESTABLISHED IN 1868 NUMBER 4394 WATERLOO IOWA MONDAY DECEMBER 12 1910 TEN CENTS A WEEK POSTAL SERVICE LESS WHILE HAS BEEN EXTFtfDED Postmaster Gener als Annual Re port Best for Years DEFICIT REDUCED Six Million Dollars Less Than for 12 Months Previous PLANS MORE REVENUE Hitchcock Recommends that Magazines Be Made to Pay the Cost of Mailing Washington Dec space of twelve months a reduction has been made in the deficit ot the postofflce department oj according to the Postmaster General Prank H Hitchcock made public today f While a year ago the fiscal records ofithe postal service disclosed a de the largest in the History of the country the excess ofexpenditures over receipts for the year ended June 30th last amounted to only In commenting upon this reduction Postmaster Gen eral Hitchcock says In his report Extension of Service H is most gratifying to report that this unprecedented reduction has been made without any curtailment of postal faculties On the contrary the services has been largely extend ed The policy of the present admin istration has been to wipe put loss es by increasing the postal business along profitable lines and while thus enlarging the departments income to reduce as far as possible therate of expenditure by cutting out wasteful processes by simplifying and render Ing more effective the methods of handling postal business and by rais ing to the highest possible standard the efficiency of officers and em ployes The more quickly niall matter can be handled the less expensive Is the process The department accordingly has devoted itself with great earnest ness to the work of increasing the ef ficiency of the mall service consider ing this the surest method of making the postal establishment selfsupport ing Tho departments policy is to ex lend the service as rapidly as Is war ranted by increasing population Iri furtherance of this policy lfiOO new postoffices were established during the last year and 515 new rural de livery routes traversing altogether 12235 miles were Instituted Nearly 8600 new employes of various class es were placed upon the rolls of the department whose aggregate salar ies were more than 12000000 annual ly In addition to this sum was added to the salaries of post office clerks to the salaries of letter carrier and to the salaries of railway mall clerks All Increases In salary were based upon efficiency ratings Second Class Mall In the discussion of secondclass mall Postmaster General Hitchcock points out the constant growth of this class of matter It is carried at ft loss and he urges that a remedy Continued on page 3 col 1 COLiD SNAP SHORT LIVED Iowa Increasing cloudiness tonight and Tuesday ris ing temperature Sunrise Sunset Moonset Good Fellow Boys Come Right Back at the Good Fellow Girls Waterloo TOIPO Dec 10 1010 DEAR Sin Its up to you and I ana the rest of the Good Fellows to make the Gaod fellowship Club a greater success this year than last I see by the paper the Daily Reporter has volunteered to undertake securing the names of the in Waterloo again this year Its a good of the hundreds of children made happy by this work Perhaps you havealready written a letter that you ictl be a Santa Claas to some of the Mas or perhaps you feel that you really havent the time however you sure Have the you mail a check for whatever amount you feel inclined two three four five or ten Reporter theywill see that it is nsed in securing toys candy eta to dollars to the general fund of the Oood Fellowship Club care of the make these children happy They have also volunteered to attend to the distribution of same Tell some of your friendsand BOOST this pood cause along the earlier the belter Tours very truly jrjKT OKE OF THE BOYS That themasculine good fellows were stirred to action by the letter from the girl good fellow published in the Reporter Friday is indicated by the above letter Some good fellow and the Reporter doesnt know his Identity any more than those who re ceived the letter took so to heart the intimation that the girls were out distancing the boys to the plan to play Santa Glaus to the poor children who are likely to be overlooked by the tra ditional toy distributor of the north that he sent an anonymous letter to many of his friends appealing to them to get into the Joygiving club of good fellows The response has been generous and the good fellow who has head quarters at the Reporter office was nearly overcome with Joy on opening his mail today to find several checks for goodly amounts inclosed with theso letters as explanation There was enough altogether to make a score of kids deliriously happy Christ man morning Hurrah for this good fellow with an idea May the spirit displayed he as contagious as sneezing when the small boy lets loose the red pepper Fill out the coupon below and Join the greatest organization on Gods old dirt with apologies to Billy Cut Out and Mall or Bring to The Reporter Office Mr Good Fellow The Waterloo Reporter Please send me the names of ebJTdren who to your knowledge stand in danger of missing Santa Glaus and I for my part agree to be a Santa Glaus to them and send each of them some present according to my means Name Address HOWARD IS ALSO A CANDIDATE JAMES B HOWARD London Dec the PowersTaylor men pardoned hy Gov ernor Wlllson for complicity In the murder of Governor Goebel are seek ing high offices in Kentucky is shown by tho announcement that Jim How ard who was sentenced to death for shooting tho governor will run for state senate Howard will have a hard fight as the Edwards faction will try to reelect Senator Bosworth DEMSTOJITCAPITAL CHAIRMAN REED WILL REMOVE PERMANENT HEADQUARTERS TO OTTUMWA ID BE IliENSE SEVEN THOUSAND NATIONAL BANKS HAVE BILLION 27000 OF ALL CLASSES INDIVIDUAL DEPOSITS REACH SIXTEEN BILLION Chairman Reed of the democratic slate central committee thin morning announced that he will take the per manent headquarters of the democra tic party from Des Moines to Ottum wa his home city Central Iowa dem ocrats are preparing a protest against this action He also announced that he has a fund of J10000 with which to organize the state for the cam paign 1912 Only Four Actual Failures Among National Institutions During Past Year Washington Dec annual report of the comptroller of currency shows the resources of the 7000 na tional banks to he approximatelyone billion dollars with loans and dis counts of the largest on record Combining all the other banks with the national hanks the total increase in ten years from 13977 banks with capita of and individ ual deposits of to more than 27000 banks with a combined capital of and Individ ual desposlts of The exchanges show clearings of 000000000 for the last fiscal year There were only four actual na tional hank failures In the yean In the same period of affairs 18 insolvent banks settled with depositors who re ceived 86 per cent The net earnings of the 7000 na tional banks the past year exceeds These hanks now hold in United States bonds The bank note circulation Is 000 TAMMANY WIGGY BURNS New York Dec In Tam many hall waggam I ho home of the Tammany society damaged the build ing to the extent bl TAFT SPRINCS CHIEF JUSTICE NOMINATES EDWARD DOUGLASS WHITE FOR PLACE NOW ASSOCIATE JUSTICE JUDGES VANDEVANTER AND RUCKER FILL VACANCIES The President Also Names the Judges For the New Court of Commerce Washington Dec ap pointment of Chief Justice White was confirmed by the senate this afternoon Justice White was visibly affected when he learned of the senates prompt action He was on the bench when a group of senators called to congratulate him Ha met them In the anti chamber and when he resumed his place on the bench his eyes were brimming with tears and he showed other signs of deep feel Ing Judge Garland of South Dakota named as one of the new judges of the court of commerce is a democrat having been appointed to the bench by President Cleveland His appoint ment make the complexion of the commerce court threo republicans and two democrats President Taft hestitated between the appointment of Judge Garland and Judge Denison Michigan Last night tho latter was thought to have been his final selection To have appointed Denison however would have resulted in mak ing three circuit Judges Michi gan whereas the president was anx ious for a more equitable distribution Consuls Appointed President Taft today nominated Maxwell Blake of Misosurl consul general at Tangier and Lee J Keena of Michiganto Florence Italy D C Dec i 12 Presi dent Taft today sent to the senate these nominations Chief Justice of supreme court Associate Justice Ed ward Douglass White of Louisiana associate justicesJudges Willis Van devanter of Wyoming and Joseph Rucker of Laraar Georgia Judges of the court of commerce vrartln A Knapp now chairman of the nterstate commerce commission for five years Robert W Archbold now United States district Judge of the middle district ot Pennsylvania for four years William H Hunt now udge of the court of customs appeals formerly United States district Judge of Montana three years John Em mett Garland South Dakota to be udge of the now court of commerce for two years Julian W Mack now udge of the appellate circuit court of the first Illinois district one year Members of Interstate commerce commission B H Meyer Wiscon sin C C McChord Kentucky These two appointments are to fill the va cancy caused by the elevation oE rudge Knapp to the commerce court and the retirement of Cockrell of Mis souri SENDS WOMAN TO JAIL JUDGE LANDIS COMMITS MRS CHRISTOPHER UNTIL PAPERS ARE PRODUCED Declares Charges of Grand Leak By Dewoody Are False Jury Chicago Dec Allen Christopher the governments wit ness against the alleged brick trust today was ordered committed to Jail with her attorney John A Brown un til they produced certain papersand documents before the federal grand Jury At the same time Judge declared the accusations of these two that Charles F head of department of justice secret service icre had tipped off grand jury secrets were without cause reason or Justifi cation Mrs Christopher told the court Sat urday she had withheld the docu ments purporting to be corroborative of her chargos of the brick trust be cause Dewoody Improperly gave grand Jury Information to interested parties She was given until today o produce the documents Falling to arlng papers Judge Landls ordered her sent to SPIRIT OF GOD IS BEING MANIFESTED WITHIN WATERLOO Waterloo Ministers Who Are Assisting Billy Sunday REV W B SANDFORD Pastor of the street has been a resident ot Waterloo just five years the first of the present month His former home was Nevada Iowa where Evangelist Sunday at tended school in his boyhood days Rev Mr Sahdford was called to Wa terloo to take the pastorate of the Westminster church then just organized by Presbyterians residing on the west side of the river and from a compar ative small beginning has achieved wonders The beautiful church edifice representing an outlay of was erected and the church membership has been greatly increased Mr Sandford isatpresentmoderator of the synod of isone of the most active workers inthe tabernacle meet Inge He resides at I32G West Third street TABERNACLE HOtOS SUNDAY ANOTHER LARGE AUDIENCE HEARS EVANGELIST ODD FELLOWS iN BODY Sunday Holds Closest Attention of Every Man and Fortynine Respond to Invitation For the third time the tabernacle was filled to Its capacity Sunday at ernoon by a magnificent audience of men only of whomnearly 800 were members of tbe various Odd Fellows odges of Waterloo and nearby towns and cities who had met at the Odd Fellows hall and marchea m a body o the building banner The members aroseduring the open Ing song service and sang aritual song to the tune of The Almighty Spirit which thrilled the audience as no song by a delegation has jet thrilled them Addressing a few words of welcome to the Odd Fellows Mr Sunday said among other things I admire your Fraternity lodges are doing much to advance the kingdom of God I like your motto Love Faith and Truth Poor Indeed is that mnn who cannot say 1 have many friends and happy Is he who spread the mantle of love and charity over others When I see a man wearing thp three links I know that he is true to his home his od and his country I am glad to be honored by your visit this after noon and I want you to know that I appreciate your presence One win ter day when the temperature was far below zero 1 visited Mason City and saw the home you maintain there I saw 85 aged men and women and possibly 100 little children who were shielded from the wintry blnats and clothed and fed hy your love and re membrance An organization that maintains an Institution like that can have my assistance at any and all Limes Mr Rodeheaver rendered a trom bone solo and a male quartette sang The UUAo Brown Church in the PAT POWEflS IS NOT REELECTION col 3J PAT T POWERS New York Dec me on th morning of Dec 12 I can tell better then whether I shall be a candidate for reelectton ns president of the Eastern league answered Pat Pow ers to a blunt question The annual Eastern leasie meeting Is set for to day A year ago when Powers was elected over some opposition it was generally understood that he was to step down and out this fall without a contest Ed Harrows of Montreal is known to have a fondness for the Job and there are others Frnm Patricks enigmatical reply there may be som thing In the wind Pnwora went to the meeting of minor leagues in Chicago lie didnt care much for the way business wa conducted He Intlmntod lhat th Eastern one of the two foremost A circuits might vole to go it alone as a result of his visit A Wondrous Evi dence of Awaken ing is Shown Sunday night NEAR 200 WON Pastors Spend Hours in Earnest Supplication to the Savior FAITH REWARDED Nearly 400 Swept into King dom Saturday and Sun of 2539 Converts to Date TabernacleAttendance Previously reported 304500 Saturday afternoon 1600 Saturday night Sunday morning 6000 Sunday afternoon men 7000 Sunday afternoon women 2400 Sunday night Total Collections Previously reported Sunday 60003 Total Converts Previously reported 2164 Saturday afternoon 12 Saturday night 72 Sunday afternoon men 49 Sunday afternoon women 81 Sunday night 161 Total Gods spirit is moving In Waterloo as it never has moved before This was manifested at the meeting at the tabernacle Sunday night when after a remarkably strong and thrilling ser mon by Evangelist W A Sunday the vast audience of 7500 people beheld the spectacle of many arising from all parts of the building at once and hur rying down the sawdust aisles to take the evangelist by the hand and ac knowledge the Christ as their person al savior Without waiting for any personal worker to speak to them scores accepted the invitation and for several moments in any direction one might look he could see groups and couples or single individuals hurrying to the front On many cheeks were tears of repentance but for the most part tho fares were calm hut deter mined as though the multitude had ar rived at their decision without undue excitement or enthusiasm It was a marvelous sight and as those on tho platform beheld it the whole building seemed filled with an unseen influ ence that was allembracing and Irre sistible In an incredibly short time over 100 had come forward and before the meeting closed 161 had hit tho trail Individual instances of a most striking nature wore plentiful Here came a white haired old man carrying a golden haired baby in his arms and beside him a comely woman evident ly hla daughter and the mother of the babe Yonder came young married couples hand in hand their faces brightened by tho resolution thcyhiui tnken Behind them a gray haired man with his daughter and two sons trudged forward and next came a man and wife of middle nge tho former carrying a llttlo child whose blue eyes wide open gazed in wonder up on the great crowd followed them tho young mans face marked only by a set purpose the womans tearstained hut her eyes beemlng tha Joy that was liors Ml lie children the middle aged and the aged came In a continuous stream A sllvorhairecl man himself a Christian brought his daughter down the nisle and when she had taken a scat with the other poni tonts stopped and kissed her nnd tliori hurried away to hide a tear that gleamed upon his Irishes Continued on Pago 10   

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