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   Waterloo Reporter (Newspaper) - July 6, 1912, Waterloo, Iowa                                WATERLOOS GREATEST NEWSPAPER tfatcrloo ftcport 33800 READERS EVERY DAY ESTABLISHED IN 1868 NUMBER 4476 WATERLOO IOWA SATURDAY JULY 6 1912 CINQUE COPIES THREE CENTS TRAINS FIVE CENTS TEN CENTS A WEEK AMERICANS SHOW THE GAME TO THE WORLD ATHLETES MASSACHUSETTS SCHOOL I BOY WINS LAURELS IN OLYMPIC CONTEST WORLDSJECORD IIPPINCOTT OF PENNSYLVAN IA CLIPS OFF FRACTION IOWA BOY GOES SOME Stockholm Sweden July first heat of the semifinals 100 metres Howard P Drew Springfield Mass high school first E Kern Germany second Ira Courtney Seat tle and P C Gerhardt San Francis co were distanced sec onds Second heat G H Patching South Africa first K Lindberg Sweden second There were no Americans in this heat seconds Third beat Alvah T Meyers Irish American Athletic club first D w Jacobs second seconds Results by Heats Stockholm Sweden July Luther Sweden won the first beat Moller Sweden the second R Rau Stewart K Lind Germany the sixh W A Australia the seventh and borg Sweden the eight heat in the 100 metres flat Stockholm Sweden July first athletic victory for ttie Uifited States was won by Ira Courtney of the Seattle Athletic club In the third heat of the 100 metre flat His time was 11 seconds H E H Blakeney of England was second and a Hungarion third In the fourth heat of the 100 metres flat A D E Anderson of England was first and Rupert P Thomas of Princeton university second 11 seconds In the fifth heat Howard P Drew of theSpringfield Mass high school won by several yards E Kern of Germany second seconds In the ninth heat of the 100 metres tlat Alvah T Meyer IrishAmerican Athletic club won by three yards seconds In the eleventh heat flat F V Beloit Chicago Athletic association seconds In the tenth heat D H Jacobs of England won by a neck beating C P Wilson Coe college Iowa 104 seconds In the twelfth heat P C Gerhardt Olympic Athletic club San Fraacisco won beating Frank Lukeman Que bec Canada Time 111 seconds To beat Wilson of Coe college in the tenth heat Jacobs of England was forced to tie the Olympic record of 104 for distance In the thirteenth heat J A How ard Manitoba won G H Patching South Africa was second and Harold W Heiland of Xavier New York third Time association 11 seconds The sixteenth heat Donald F Lip pincott University of Pennsylvania first W R Applegarth England sec ana Yahiko Mishima of Japan first competitor of that country was last of the five in the beat 35 seconds In the seventeenth heat Ralph C Craig Detroit Y M C A first Time 15 seconds Lippincott of the University of Pennsylvania brqke the Olympic rec ord for the 100 metres winning the sixteenth heat in 10 35 seconds The best previous Olympic mark 10 45 seconds made by Walker of South Africa at London in 190S and by Tarvis of the United States at Paris in 1900 Heats In 800 Metre In the first heat of 800 metres flat David S Caldwell of the Massachu setts Agricultural college beat famous Italian E Lunghi by the five yards J Caulle of France made the pace of 550 metres but he later drop ped back Walter McClure Olympic OLYMPIC GAMES OPEN WITH CEREMONIES PARADE OF NATIONS IS SPEC TACULAR Stockholm Sweden July inauguration of the Olympic games today provided a spectacle which probably has never been equalled in all the history of athletics from the days of the ancient Greeks It was not only a beautiful and memorable scene but a solemn ceremony which moved spectators deeply The day was perfect and there was a clear blue sky overhead The great stadium was filled with 30000 people of all nationalities The deli cate colors of the womens costumes and the bright uniforms of army of ficers in themselves made a remark able picture When the members of the Swedish royal family entered their gaily decor ated box at 11 oclock all present stood with bared heads and gave a loud cheer while a call blown by a corps of trumpeters sounded far and wide and announced the opening of the games A large group of singers then start ed the Swedish national hymn which was joined in enthusiastically by many of the spectators The entry of the athletic teams in to the arena gave the spectators an opportunity for a display of patriot ism which each national delegation among them seized and gave voice to with all the power m their lungs Stars arid Stripes Cheered After the delegations of Sweden Norway and Denmark the team repre senting the United States showed the largest and finest body of men In the procession arid the stars and stripes called forth by far the heartiest wel come of all the flags carried by the visitors The little file of three athletes fol lowing the flag of Japan however got a warm applause At the head of each delegation marched two stalwart athletes who carried the nationaJ flag and a stand ard bearing the names of their respec tive countries surmounted by the Greecian laurel leaf Committeemen in silk hats and coats followed Then came the competitors some in uni forms other bare armed and bare legged The whole body marched around the track arid then massed on the green oval facing the royal box with the standard bearer holding on high the colors of their various nations directly opposite the king For the inaugural ceremony the in ternational committee which Includes representatives of all nations under the leadership of Crown Prince Jus tave Adolph of Sweden assembled on the field infront of the mass of com petitors A big male choir was form ed up at the far end of the stadium and sang a hymn while several bands played Court pastor the Rev Oscar Clemens Aehfeldt then preached a short sermon in Swedish The Rev Robert de Courcy Laffan of the city of London an old rowing man and a member of the British Olympic committee then offered pray er speaking of the gathering as in the interest of peace and friendship The whole assemblage then sang the Luther hymn A Mighty Fortress Is Our God The crown prince made a brief speech and afterward King Gustave arose and formally declared the Olym pic games open TWO POINTS OF VIEW versify of Chicago first F H Hulford England second The three English competitors did good team work R Hales made the running for 400 metres then withdrew Time 1 minute 59 seconds Sixth W Holden Bates college first E Djorn Sweden second The Swede made a good race In the last half but Holden finished easily in front of the others including the Turk who made on curve to the front with the star and crescent on Athletic association Sari Fraticisro his red jersey but was outdistances was outdistanced Time 1 minute 581 seconds In the third heat John Paul Jones Seventh J C Routter Eng Cornell university was first A W j land lirst Melvin W Sheppard Irish Cortesao Portugal made the pace for American second The result was a threequarters of the distance Joms then forsed ahead finishing easily six yards in front Time 2 minutes 1 45 seconds In the fourth heat 800 metres Ciar ence S Edmunson Seattle Athletic nssociation first T L Piatt Ontario Canada second V A C Pouleimrd France third The five competitors were closely bunched England was fourth seconds Fifth N Davenport Urn great surprise The Englishman sprinted 200 yards nnd in the finish crossed the tape five yards ahead of Sheppard who appeared to he wind ed in ihP first 200 yards Eighth 51 Rrock Ontario first James F Meredith Mercprhurg ncadomy second 1 A Victor South Africa third It was a beautifully H Burton ofjclosp rnre the four Anglo Time Saxon competitors The Cnnadian burst to the front a few feet lipfore tho tope Time 1 minute 57 seconds TTW CORM GROW H H COUHtKLV i LAMENT PASSING OF GOA T FROM ELKS ORDER Delegates From Small Lodges Endeavor To Got Back The Butter In Initiation Ceremonies Ore of the Elks to recover their banished goat hare failed Groups of dele gates from smaller lodges to the grand lodge session of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks which will assemble here Monday filled the air with lament last night and at tempted to start a movement to have the reestablished as a func tionary in the initiation ceremonies When the effort failed it was finally admitted thatthe goat had passed The fight has begun among the cities for the national home the con struction of which will be discussed at the grand lodge session Western cities will attempt to have the sits ol the present home transferred from Bedford Va to some western state Both the Colorado Springs Colo and Salt Lake City Utah delegations will wage vigorous campaigns for the new home I TROUBLE WOMAN TROUBLES AT END MRS NANCY NEWMAN LOST BIG FAMILY BY TRAGIC DEATHS Strange Series of Fatalities Follows Life of Thirteenth Child in Kentucky Hawesville Ky July countys trouble woman Mrs Nan cy Newman is dead here at the age of 87 years She was the last of thirteen brothers and sisters whose stepfather Capt John Street first sheriff of the county Tragedies came fast in to Mrs Newmans life Her youngest child was scalded to death in a tanning vat the second son was burned to death on the home hearth two weeks later the third a confederate soldier was murdered in a riot at Mobile Ala the fourth was killed two years ago when a house fell on him the fifth met death in a runaway five years ago a soninlaw and a grandson met vfolent deaths and the aged woman herself two weeks ago hobbling into the kitchen for a drink fell and broke her leg which had not begun to mend died OPERATE ON SUFFRAGE WORKER San Francisco July Sarah Plait Decker of Colorado nationally known as a suffrage worker and club woman was operated on at a local sanitarium yesterday for an intestinal obstruction which had caused acute infiamation since last Monday Phy sicians refused to predict the result of the operation BABE BURNED DEATH FOLLOWS LITTLE ONE UPSET LAMP AND CLOTHING CAUGHT FIRE FROM BLAZE Hurried to Hospital But Injuries were Relieves Childs Sufferings Mary Rumlncsik the 4monthsold daughter of Mr and Mrs Mike Rum incsik 205 Lamson street died at 2 oclock this morning from the effects of the bums received a few nights ago The little one overturned a lamp upon itself and its injuries were so severe that it was necessary to remove the child to the hospital at once where special treatment could be given The funeral was held this afternoon at 2 oclock Rev Edward Slat tery of St Josephs Catholic church officiating Interment was in Calvary cemetery TORRID WAVE GRIPS CHICAGO MANYJJEATHS LOOP DISTRICT TURNED INTO A TURNACE AMBULANCES KEPT BUSY HEAT MADDENED DOGS BITE LARGE NUMBER Humanity Flocks to Parks and Public Bathing Clamor For Ice HABITS OF JUDGE STILL UNDER PROBING JONES COUNTY FARMER BREAKNECK IN FALL Cedar Rapids inly his team became frightened at a passing auto Hen n tones county farmer fpll from his wagfn breaking his neck and dying instantly investigation as to Charges of Intoxi cation Is Long Pro cess Seattle Wash July Han fords personal habits still were under i investigation when the house judici ary cubcommittee tnet today Sever al witnesses subpoenaed by the com mittee to testify against the judge are yet to he henrrt Chairman Graham intimated yesterday that the majority of the committee would gcrutlniM the evidence offered and exclude what was I not material Representative Higgins of Connec jtieut has opened a quarrel with his i collensues because of thpir policy of admitting nil the evidence against j Judge Hnnford that can be obtainpd and permitting Hartfords council to 1 introduce only rebuttal Chicago July ten dead and scores prostrated with the suf fering among the poor increasing and no relief promised by the weather bureau Chicago yesterday sweltered and suffered through its hottest day of the present year The mercury touched the 92 degree mark for a max imum at 5 oclock yesterday after noon THE DEAD Bailey Edmund clerk died at St Lukes hospital of illness superinduc ed by heat Brooks William 56 years old 1249 Washington boulevard died at the county hospital from heart disease superinduced by the heat Conroy John M 3705 Cottage Grove avenue dropped dead at home Dawson Peter 47 years old team ster 1S03 Wabansia avenue died sud denly at home of illness caused by heat Debrey John 29 years old 2011 Wa bash avenue died suddenly at home from heat Hyde Frank 74 years old 117 Ful lerton avenue death hastened by hot weather Marshall Rose 35 years old 1025 Turner avenue died suddenly at home from the paupelopulous George 936 Polk street died suddenly of heat Tirza Nicholas 30 years old 1066 Maxwell street died at county hos pital of heat stroke Williams Charles 102 Root street died of heart failure induced by heat Police ambulances were kept busy all day carrying the prostrated to the hospitals Hundreds of poor persons stormed the county agents office in quest of ice Open air nurseries made all preparations to keep the death raw of the slum babies as low as possible Traffice in loop was frequently blocked by falling horses Pitch ooz ing from cedar blocks caused the ani mals to slip and once down they re fused to get up The parks were all crowded with all who could possibly get away from home or work to get a bit of cool breeze if there was any to be found The lake was thp meccn for thousands and all of the benches accommodated record break ing numbers REBEL ARMY IS MELTING AWAY MEXICAN REVOLUTIONISTS DE SERT AS MONEY AND FOOD VANISHES General Orazco Plans to Continue Bush Warfare With Rem nants El Paso Texas July 3500 men are estimated ae comprising the remnant of the rebel Mexican army today Desertions because of lack of food and money and federal triumphs have greatly reduced the insurrecto columnswithin the last week Gen Pasco Orozco today expected at new rebel capital at Juarez to launch further plans for continuation of the revolution While the plans of guerilla warfare originally called for a division of the rebel troops into de tachments of 150 men General Orozco now has ordered that each column shall contain not less than 500 men able to dominate the region detailed It New Invasion Commenced Already the rebel invasion of the state of Sonora has been begun Near ly 1000 men under General Emilio Campa are marching from Casas Gran des on the Mexican Northwestern rail road toward Daviste one of the moun tain passes leading into Sonora En route from Auguapreto opposite Douglas Ariz to check them is the federal column of 9000 men under General Sanjimes who will make his headquarters at Colonia Morelos near the Sonora state line and fifty miles south of the International border General Huertahas established head quarters at Horcasitas twentyfive miles south of the city of Chihuahua Railroad and telegraph communica tions with the city of Chihuahua prob ably will be restored in five days DEATH IS RELENTLESS IN WRECK ANOTHER TERRIBLE DISASTER IN PENNSYLVANIA TWENTYONE ARE DEAD PASSENGER COACH CRUSHED BETWEEN ENGINES Car is Split In Two With Terrible Re One Escaped Uninjured MODESTY OF MR RYAN IS BEAUTIFUL TO BEHOLD Will Not Enter Reliances In any More Others to Have a Chance Davenport July J Ryan who is managing Commodore J S Black tons two boats the Baby Reliance First and Third announced today that he would not enter either OL them in the Mississippi Valley Power Boat association regatta races today because the boats have already tak en prizes in every contest in which they were entered We have had said Mr Ryan to demonstrate that our boats are the best at the regatta It ls only fair that other boats have a chance at the prize The association at a business meetj ing this morning defeated a proposi1 tlon to change the name of the chie1 executive officer from commodore to There have been no particular rec ords at the races The Reliances have been able to win without being put to their best speed Reliance III however in the mile dash demonstrat ed her possibilities by making the course in 1 minute and 7 seconds and Ryan claims it would have been a mile a minute if two boats had not crossed his path and compelled him to slow down The convention later reconsidered its action in refusing to name its chief executive officer admiral in stead of and decided to make the change The head of the association will now be admiral and passed officers will have the title of commodore Ligonier Pa July persons were killed according to an official list in the railroad crash on the Wilpen branch of the Ligonler Valley railroad last night when a passenger coach on the little coal road was crushed between two loco motives on a steep grade With the Latrohe and Ligonier hos pitals overtaxed nearly a score of in jured are in Pittsburgh hospitals where they were taken in special trains last night Of the missing who were thought to have been in the wreckage all but two were found among the list of in jured Of these latter Mrs Nettle Grey of Wilpen and Roy Grey a foster son were found in the wreck age this morning clasped in each oth ers arms The accident occurred at the fair grounds at Wilpen one and a halt miles from Ligonier a summer resort The railroad line is a branch owned by the Mellon interests of this city The line is a short one and begins near Latrobe Pa List of Dead The dead are Dillon Mrs Harry and baby of Wtl pen crushed to death Campbell William of Wilpen MConnaughey Frank of Ligonier en gineer scalded to death Byers George of Ligionier fireman crushed and scalded Rhoddy Louise aged S of McCane crushed Rhoddy Elizabeth aged 13 a sister Ankney John M of Ligonier fireman died onway to hospital Esse Mrs M of Wilpen Murr Thomas of Latrobe head crush ed Tosh George of Wilpen body smash ed Hudock Mike of Wilpen side crushed Overton Frank aged 10 of Wilpen mutilated Overton Mrs John mother of Frank died on train bound for Ptttsbufg Unindentified Boy aged 12 Two Unidentified Foreigners badly crushed The passenger train had started from Ligonier It consisted of an en gine and coach the engine pushing the coach The freight train was made up of manv coal cars and was being pulled by two heavy locomotives The impact was terrific The pas senger coach was split in two and the passengers either crushed or thrown like shot through the air 1THE WEATHER FORECAST fair and continued warm tonight and Sunday Sunrise sunset moon rise 11 14 p m JAP LOSES HIS WIFE THEN WRITES PA THETICLETTER After Eight Days of Marriage Bliss Girl Deserts Her Berne With Many Articles of Value Continued on page 3 col D Council Bluffs July Clerk Harry M Brown of this city has a new duty attached to his office a result of his having to issue mar riage licenses A Japanese merchant of South Omaha who was married here to a white girl from Omaha re cently writes Clerk Brown a most pathetic letter telling how his wife deserted him after eight days of wed ded bliss and imploring Browns aid in locating his runaway bride After hitting upon the happy experiment cif appealing to Cterk Brown the Japan ese merchant wrote him this tear com pelling letter Hon Harry M Brown Under the circumstances 1 arn compelled to make this report to you of tho fact that my wife to which 1 was married in your court on April 30 1912 has deserted the home after heins with me eight days and stnre then I have been searching after her by means of communications and tie police auth orities but any trace has not yet been made I consider her to have deserted my home therefore I will make this re port to you She left the house while 1 was working in town and she took with her when she left the house the following articles One gold watch with chain One hundred and sixty dollars in cash One silk smokin jacket Six pieces of silk stockings mans One dozen of silk handkerchiefs Two pistols One pair of opera glasses For fhp sake of your eonv menee I will give you my license number It is 24155 Yours truly HARRI HUGUCHT F you want me in person I shall be glad to come at any time at your command to make any obscure point clear to you   

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