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   Wakefield Advocate (Newspaper) - July 14, 1917, Wakefield, Michigan                                PART ONE WAKEFI WW  AnnAnf A   am ADVOCATE vol. 4    number 36. wakefield, gogebic county, michigan, saturday, july 14, 1917. subscription price $2.00 per year tniimiiiwi'itii Stock Remedies   | We carry a large and varied stock of veterinary remedies and stock foods. We are agents for DR. DANIELS,   DR. ROBERTS and PRATT'S REMEDIES By applying at our store stock owners will receive free of charge valuable books on the treatment and care of stock. Olakefield Pharmacy, S\ A. SH3RQHANT. Prow. bum it) A, PR. THEODORE S. CROSBY InfiX Physician and Surgeon T SPECIALIST jjg m the Treatment of Chronic and Nervous Diaeases ^ >h�    Electrical and Intra Venous Treatment. Kerkes Building, Wakefield, Mich.     g mt�2* m JOHN MICHAELS invites you to visit his place of business. Wakefield, Michigan. A. E. DALY Manufacturer of High Grade Cigars HAYANAS UNION MADE When you call for a Cigar insist on the very best fresh Havana, Be&semer Favorite, Commercial Club or La tumo gj All Guaranteed Brands. BESSEMER, Made at MICHIGAN W- F. BRADLEY, tttateh, Clock and Jeuuelpy ^epaitf-ing H^atiy and Promptly Done ttlakefield,   -  flliehigan. HOW THE WAR CAME TO AMERICA Second of ii Series of Seven Articles on il/b Grcnt War.) Our second great tradition in international relations has been our persistent effort to secure a stable anil equitable agieement of the nations upon such a maritime code as would assure to all the world a just freedom of the seas. This effoit was born of our vital need. For although it was possible for the Republic to keep aloof from the nineteenth century disputes that rent the Continent of Europe, we could not he indifferent to the way in which war was condvicted at sea. In those early years of our national ife, when we were still but a few communities ranged along the Atlantic coast, we were a seafaring people. At the time when our frontiersmen had not reached the Mississippi, the fame of our dating clipper ships had spread to all the Seven Seas. So while we could watch the triumphant march and, the tragic countermarch of Napoleon's grand army with detached indifference, his Continental Blockade and the British Orders in Council at once affected the lives of our citizens intimately and disastrously. So it was in the case of the Bar-bary pirates. We had no interest in the land quarrels and civil wars of the Barbary States, but we fought them for obstructing the freedom of the seas. And in the decades ever since, although ihe imagination of our  people has been engrossed in  the  immense labor of winning the  West, our Department of State has  never lost sight of the compelling  interest that we have upon the seas, anil has constantly striven to gain the assent of all nations to a  maritime  cods which should be framed and enforced by a joint  responsibility.   Various watchwords have arisen in this long controversy.   YYe have urged  the inviolability of private properly at sea, we have asked for a liberal free list and a narrow definition of contraband.   But our  main  insistence has not been on  any such  details. One salient idea has guided our  diplomacy.   The law of the sea must be founded not on  might  but  on right-and a common  accord,  upon a code binding all alike, whab  can not be changed or set aside  by  the will of any one nation.   Our ideal has been not a weakening but astten-gthening of legal restraint by the (tee will and agreement of all.   We have asked nothing for ourselves that  we do not ask  for  the whole world. The seas will never be free,  in  our American meaning,  until all who sail thereon  have  had a   voice  in framing sea laws.   The just governance of the seas must rest on the consent of the governed. No other questions of international policy has found the great powers more divided. But in our insistence on this fundamental principle, wc been strengthened by the support of many other countries. At times we have had the support of Great Britain. No one of our Secretaries of State has more clearly defined our 'deal than has Visconnt Grey, recently British Secretary of State, for Foreign Affairs, Noncofourstal.es-men has ever gone so far as he in advocating limitation of the rights of belligerents on the sea. It was on his initiative that the international naval conference was summoned to London in 1909, and it was un-deYijis guidance that tire eminent international lawyers and diplomats and admirals who gathered there' drew up the Declaration of London, While there were in that Declaration sections that did not quite meet our approval and that wc shoul.l have liked to amend, the document was from onr viewpoint a tremenlous step in advance, For although, like any effort to concisely formulate the broad principles of equity, it did not I wholly succeed "in its put pose, it was1 at least an honest attempt to arrive at an agreement on a complete in-! ternational code of sea law, based upon mutual consent and not to be altered by any belligerent in the heat of the conflict. But the Declaration of London was not ratified by the British Parliament, for the point of view prevailing then in Fngland was that a power dependent almost wholly upon its navy for protection could not safely accept further limitations upon action at sea unless there were compensating limitations on land powers. And this latter concession Germany consistently ^refused to make, The conference therefore came to naught. And the London Declaration having been rejected by the strongest maritime power, its indorsement was postponed by the other countries involved. Our mo-lives, however, remained unchanged; and our Government persisted in its purpose to secure a general ratification either of this declaration or of some similar maritime code. Wanted-A housekeeper to care for home and 4 children, ages 3 to 9 years. Good wages. Apply to Jos. Beissel, Ramsay, Mich. ELECT NEW~TrOsTEES. At the school election held in this township last Monday Arthur Cav-ender and John Kuivinen were elected trustees of the Board of Education for the term of three years to succeed Alfred KallandcsT and Matt Halberg whose terms have expired. There were four candidates in the field. The following is the vote received by each: John Kuivinen 261 Arthur Cavcndcr 214 Alfred Kallander 189 H. A. Tressel 142 . At" a misting of the new  board held Tuesday afternoon the old officers were re-elected and are President, J. W. Jacobson; clerk, E. R. i Ilillis and treasurer, Victor Lepisto. Lost-A red and white heifer calf 'about six  months old.   Has  been I gone about   two  weeks.   Anyone knowing of its whereabouts  please notify Mrs. Kellow Wakefield, COUN T YAGENT'S REPORT. The following is  the  report  of County Agent  Kadonsky to the State Preparedness Board: Some potatoes,   rutabagas   and buckwheat being planted yet. Corn, grains and potatoes  looking good. Owing to favorable weather vegetation glowing fast.   Hay crop will be short. _______ New Victor and Edison Records received often at Triplett's Jewelry Store, Ironwood. Special care given to mail orders. The Scandinavian Society of Wakefield will hold a picnic at Ash-lund Park next Sunday, July IS, Good music will be in attendance, refreshments of all kinds will beserv-ed, and,a right royal time is assured all who attend. Frank Haggerson, at Whiman's Jewelry Store, Hurley, will do jewelry repairing and give guaranteed sat-isfaction. Lamp! Anderson, the eighteen year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Esa Anderson, of the Brotherton location, died Thursday morning after a short illness from bronchial pneumonia. The funeral will be held this afternoon, conducted by Rev, Sananen, of the Finnish Lutheran church. Burial will be made in Lakeview Cemetery. Smoke Daly's brands of cigars and be entirely satisfied. "Oreille Collick, who .has just completed the course in the Department of Music at Yale University, wishes to announce that he will resume his work in the teaching of piano playing Sept. 1st and would like to hear from anyone who would i be interested in studing." Address 220,Park St., Phone 387-W., Ironwood Mich. $1.00 STARTS YOU HERE Abused, misused as this word has been, it remains an absolute truth, that there IS opportunity-that it. does KNOCK at every door. It will just as surely come to you as the sun rises and sets. Will you be ready for opportunity when opportunity is ready for you-when it thunders at your door? You will need money then-at once-to avail yourself of it. Preparation for opportunity means success for you. A Savings Account is the one, sure, absolutely certain preparation for it.   $1.00 starts it.   Why not today? The Citizens Bank of A. Kirigsmuth iV Co., a, KiNOSMurn, virion i.kivsto, Frostilent. Cnshirr. OWNEItS-.!. lli'iiuo, V. Krlly, .1. ntuR.qniiilli..!. Mit-tiitpU-, Jno. n�_ni, V. Leiilfllo, A, HlncMmith �  -  =  Michigan. ! Wakefield,   -   - am so St ationery Stock Foods Automobile Tires   ;u Horse Tonic Cow Tonic Fly Dope Mosquito Oil Liniments Castoria Fountain Pens Cigars Tobacco Pipes Playing Cards Notions Fishing Tackle Jewelry Photograph Supplies Chicken Panacea a?2 B ill G . _ i j Bicycle Tires Cameras Razors Razor Straps Pocket Knives Post Cards Letter Files Typ.5 Writer Supplies Household Remedies Hot Water Bags Spectacles Ice Cream, Ice. Cream Sodas and Fountain Drinks at all seasons. m (ass A. F. OL! Wakefield, Michigan SUSHSH5ESHHHSHSHSa5S5H5aSEKEHHSc'..-a-, 55c HWioiM. wnwBBKwmau ww} �iaiiuii_ mum A. RINGSMUTH, LIE A LEU IN HARD IKa IEj . Everything that goes with an up-to-date hardware line will be found hero. Stoves and Ranges Also GREAH]   SEPARATORS 5 Gasoline Engines, Guns,  Ammunition, Cutlery, Paints, 0il3,  Glass, Etc. Wakefield, Michigan.   Telephone 17 I Dry Cleaning. Pressing and Repairing. Suits Made to Order 1 can please you. SAEKS The Progressive Tailor Located in the Rear ol MAJESTIC BARBER SHOP.   

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