Wakefield Advocate, July 14, 1917

Wakefield Advocate

July 14, 1917

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Wakefield Advocate (Newspaper) - July 14, 1917, Wakefield, Michigan PART ONETHE WAKEFIELD ADVOCATE VOL 4 NUMBER 36.WAKEFIELD, GOGEBIC COUNTY, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, JULY 14, 1917. SUBSCRIPTION PRICE J2.00 PER YEAR 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 vaiuable books on the treatment and care of stock. CiUakefield Pharmacy, S'. A.SSRQHIANT. Pron* A DR. THEODORE S. CROSBY g <I)fit    Physician and Surgeon    ^ SPECIALIST    A jjy    .    X m the Treatment of Chronic and Nervous Diseases ,•& Bi Electrical and Intra Venous Treatment. X A >4^1    Kerkes Building, Wakefield, Mich. >plies »CM®X®W»M9M»XaM®XX®MaMeiWII Moi rDCj JOHN MICHAELS invites you to visit his place of business. Wakefield, Michigan. nismnmiBaBiiBiEiH 1/I\. E. DALY! Hj    Manufacturer    of    pf High Grade Cigars HAVANAS UNION MADE 4ft When you call for a Cigar insist on the very best fresh Havana, Bessemer favorite, Commercial Club or La Lumo AII Guaranteed Brands. Made at BESSEMER, - MICHIGAN i si W- F. BRADLEY, JEWELER. UJateh, Cloek and decuelry Repairing Heatly and Promptly Done. tUakefield, - michigan. HOW THE WAR CAME TO AMERICA (Second of a Series of Seven Articles on tlA Great War.) Our second great tradition in international relations has been our persistent effort to secure a stable* and equitable agrement of the nations upon such a maritime code as would assure to all the world a just freedom of the seas. This effort was bom 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 be indifferent to the way in which war was conducted at sea. In those early years of our national life, 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 dipper 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 ami the British Orders in Council at once affected the lives of our citizens intimately and disastrously. So it was in the case of the Barbary pirates. We had no 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 cr cr situ e, although die imagination of our people bas been engrossed in the immense labot of winning the West, our Department of Stale has never lost sight of the compt Ihng interest that we have upon the seas, and has constantly striven to gain the assent I of all nations to a maritime code which should be framed and enforced by a joint responsibility. Vatious watchwords have arisen in this long controversy. We have- urged    the inviolability of private property at sea, we have asked for a libel a1 fire list and a narrow definition of con-tiaband. But our main insistence has not been on any such details. One salient idea has guided out diplomacy. The law of tho sea must he founded not on might but on right and a common accord, upon a code binding all alike, .vim I.    can I    Smnc    ,x,ulocs.    tuub.1,„ ,nd n°n anKC or scl acale In    Iho ] buckwheat    being planted    vet. Corn, will of any one nation. Our Ideal I „nd pota,oe5 ,ooking j hat been not a weakening but.stint- owing to favorable weather Veneta- Otllffltlltf* alf I., a. awl .cl. .... I I .1/1 at least an honest attempt to arrive at an nprerrnrnt on a complete international code of sea law, based upon mutual consent and not to be altered bv any belligerent in the heat of Hit conflict. But 1 he Declaration of London was not tatified 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 bv the other countries involved, (lur motives, 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 I children, ages 3 to 9 years. Good wage's. Applv to Jos. Bensel, Ramsav, Mich. ELECT~NEW~TRUSTEES. At the school election held in this interest : township |aS| Monday Arthur Lavender and John Kuivinen were elected trustees of the Board of Education for the term of three years to succeed Alfred Kallandw and Matt Halbetg whose terms have expired. Their were four candidates iii the field. Die following is the vote received bv each; John Kuivinen    261 Arthut Lavender    214 Alfred Kallander    189 H. A. Tressel    142 At a meeting of the new board held Tuesday afternoon the old officers were re-elected and are President. J. WI Jacobson; clerk, E. R. Millis and treasurer, V ictor Lepisto. Lost—A red and white heifer calf about six months old. Has been gone al«*u» two weeks. Anyone knowing of its whereabouts please notify Mrs. (Collow Wakefield. COUNTY AGENT S REPORT . i The following is the report of j County Agent Kadonsky to the j State Preparedness Board; gthening of legal restiaint b\ theftrc 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 oui American meaning, until all who sail thereon have had a voice in framing sea laws. The just governance of the seas must test 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, we been strengthened by the support of many other countries. At times we have had the support of Great Britain. No one of our Secrctaiies of State has more clearly defined oui 'deal than has Viscount Grey. ic-cently British Secretary of State for Foreign Aff ait s, Noncof our statesmen lias ever gone so far as he in advocating limitation of the tights of belligerents on the sea. It was on his initiative that the international naval conference uhs summoned to London in 1909, and it was under in* guidance t hat tile eminent ■ international lawy ers and diplomats L • Lh and admirals who gathered tiler drew up the Dec!a*a".on of London trois glowing fast. bort, Hay crop will be New Victor and Edison Records received often at Triplett’s Jewelry Store, Ironwood. Special care given to mad orders. The Scandinavian Society of Wakefield will hold a picnic at Ash- lund Park next Sunday, July 15. Good music will be in attendance, refiesbments of all kinds will he sere-¥ 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 satisfaction. ___ Lamp! Anderson, the eighteen year old daughtet of Mr. and Mrs. Esa Anderson, of the Brotherton location, died Thursday morning after a shot! illness from bronchial pneumonia. The funeral will be held this aft et noon, conducted bv Rev. Sananen, of the Finnish Lutheran church. Burial will be made in I.akei leu Cemetery. Smoke Dalv’s brands of cigars and entireU satisfied. f >rVille Collie k, who has just While there were in that DetLta- spieled the course in the Depiction sections that did not quite iiKet ,n-nt Music at Vale University, ion sections that did not quit our approval and that we shout I have liked to amend, the document was from onr viewpoint a treinen Iou* step in advance. For although,    like any effort to concisely formulate    the '^c    'ntcrc-c'^ ,n    auding. broad principles of equity, it did    not I    -20    Park f* wholly succeed iii its put pose, it    was1^    "    ^cn’A0'J'*    M^li. wishes to announce that he will re 'lime his work rn the teaching of piano playing Sept. 1st and would like to hear from anyone who would be interested in studmg.” | Address 220 Park St.. Phone 387- mm $1.00 STARTS YOU HERE Abused, misused as this cvord 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—al 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. Ringsmuth A: Co., A, RING SM CIB,    YI VT oil IJCIvVSTO. President.    Chillier. OWNtRS-J. Iii UUP. F. Kelly, J, IU<t£*miiitt, .I. Mitlmrl », .Ina. Ilngni. V. I.*|>liln. <V t(ii>c«uititli Wakefield, Michigan. uuSisSusilii rasasHSe    -testis    asg jj    Stationery    Stock hoods    Automobile    Fires ^ jj    Cigars    Horse runic    Bicyclo    Fires    ftj {)    Tobacco    C ow I onic ti    Pipes    Fly Dope 4 Playing Cards Mosquito Oil JI    Notions    Liniments jj    Fishing I acklc Castana {] Jewelry    Fountain Pens 5 Photograph Supplies Chicken Panacea Cameras    j). Razors    GI Razor Straps    «J Pocket Knives    nj Post Cards    jfl Letter Files    Qj l yp-* Writer Supplies    Gj ----------  Hour-ehdd Remedies yj g ais Bill Cud»    Hot Water Bags Gj    Spectacles rn jjJ Ice Cream, Ice Cream Sodas ami Fountain Di inks at Oj S]    all    seasons.    (9 Ii)    P- jjj    *    j(J JA. F. OLSON. BsgsgsasgsasHsgsasHgascsgsBsasEsgscTvgScSHgsiiafc cHgsaS ISSI! A. RINGSMUTH, DEALER IN HE-A.JR, ID "W .A. IS . TTT TTWTT V V V TV T V V TTTTfft Everything that goes with an up-to-date hardware line will be round hero. Stoves and Ranges Also GBE AIQ SEPARATORS Gasoline Engines, Guns, Ammunition, Cutlery, Paints, Oils, Glass, Etc. Wakefield, Michigan. Telephone 17 PJL ojtr I)ry c,eanins* Pressing; and Repairing. Suits Made to Order I can please 8 you. L. SAEKS. I he Progressive Tailor Located In the Rear of MAJESTIC BARDER SHOP. ;