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   Piqua Daily Call, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1919, Piqua, Ohio                                MIAMrCOUNTY'S GREATEST NEWSPAPER-FIRST INNEWS, FIRST IN CIRCULATION, FIRST IN THE CONFIDENCE OF THE PEOP1 >E THE PIQUA DAILY CALL----- Largest Circulation of Any-Newspaper in Miami County. The Favorite Home Paper Latest''NeWs The Earliest' PIQUA, AUGUST 22, 1919 No, 2GO X X x x x X XX XXX XXX XXX XX x DEATH AND THE STORK X RIDE TOGETHER x Dayton, 0., Aug. x Ihe city ambulance crew was x x hurrying to Miami Valleey x x pltal with John T. Weber, su.J- x X denly sick, It stopped on x x gency for Mrs, John Rogan. x x Before the hosplt.il was reach- x 'x ed Wcbcr and the stork x x gave Mrs. Rogan a baby girl. x xx x xxx x xx xxx xxx WOMEN WHO TOOK CARE OF BOYS IN FRANCE CLAIM RELATIVE ARMY RANK ONLY WAY TO MAINTAIN EFFICIENCY. IT CANNOT BE MAINTAINED OTHERWISE Ask Congress to Grant Public Hearing on the Jones Rak- er Rill Giving Relative Rank lo Army Nurses. country last year declared that the Fond Adminislnilion Again To Regulate Pricv of Su- gar. PRICE 11 CENTS n (By Special Leased Wire.) Washington, Aug. 22--The nurses who served so no- bly with flic army in France and who were responsible lor the amazing percentage of complete recovery ol vvonml- ed and sick soldiers have slarlcd a real fight here, in Wash- ington lo secure relative army rank for Nurses in Ilic ser- vice. As the reason for that demand they cite experi- ences while in the service in France and England. Only through such a system, they say, can the nursing corps be maintained ai the high standard of efficiency which A- merican preparedness demands. In order lo emphasize Iheir reasons they have asked the Senate and House lo grant a public hearing on the Jones-Raker bill giving rela- tive rank lo armynurscs. At this hearing, which shortly will be held, the'mirses expect to show justification for Iheir demands. One. of their leaders, Mrs. Anne Calvert Neeiy, lias prepared Ihe following slalemcnt selling forlh the cause of Ihe nurses for Ihe International News Ser- Dealers eering. Washington, ennlKi! (if susar nriri's was resumed My Ilio KOverniiionl :in iiKreemcnl reached i bntween the purlment ot jusllccV niul Hie fond ad- ministration lhal licenses will he 10- vokec! by (ho hlltor'Vlicii. il is shciwii dealers have Sugar should rdut-h the i-misninei- al iipproxlinrilely eleven cents a pound, it was announced, based on Iho ownership ot entire carats lie and Ktales Cuban crop by Ilio I'nileil sugar hoard. vice: The transports that daily enter our harbors are bringing back not only the boys who saved our country, lint tho nurses who saved onr boys. When urged these nurses will show their ''many decorations .and citations, but .in doing so they always 'say. "Wo :-like. these. but what love Is Mic praise of bur'wounded boys." That praise is unstinted, ,'j As one poor crippled, follow in Walter ReeJ Hospital said to me yesterday: nurses pulled us through. They were 'the bright light we saw when we gol uut of bailie. They brought back to our 'minds what we had gone in for." And another; "An' believe me, they wore never quitters. I've seen them stick and go on taking out wounded when mon ran tor cover." Tho services, ot theso women lo oui is one'1 of the Ihrilltiig roman- ces of the war. Medical officers who were with them on the Tiring lino, public fflcvi who saw them, ut work at the front; the boys whose lives (hey testily lo Iheir devoted heroism. Said1 Representative Roavis, uf Ne- braska, on his return from H'rancc: "1 saw gray faced, hollow eyed nurses who (admitted reluctantly mid with a smile that thoy had been on duty nndq'r fire tor thirty-six, forty-eight, lUly-uvo hours. I've come hack to ,r In the acid test of the late war onr nurses discovered that they could have cared for Iheir wount'ed more efficiently had they possessed rank. And this is why. The Army Nurse Corps has the grave responsibility oi seeing that the medical officers' or- ders are carried out. To da this, as have as Seventy patients in their wards at a time, Ihcy must depend on (he help of orderlies who are enlisted men, for the most part, untrained in hospital work and constantly shifting. These men have hcen taught lo obey officers who wear rank insignia on their shoulder straps but not to obey nurses withont rank or tho insignia of ran'K. They think exactly what one delirious man al a base hospital kept to Ilis nurse: "I don't have to obey yon- Yoti'ro not an officer; you're only a nurse." It has boon found Ihat this lack of rank and the authority (hat gees wilh such rank e-flicicncy of bulh Ihc Canadian iind Australian Army Nurse Corps had Liei'llseS to he iU'Vokl'll II' boon greatly Increased by (he giving relative rank lo the nurses. "And." added Ucneral Kelberston, "rem'omber no matler how much yon give the nurses, it will lie none loo gooi! fur them. They are tlio noblest class ot women In the world." This noblest class of women In- day is asking modestly only for rel- ative rank, and for the lower grades of llmse lo be carefully subor- dinated -Medical Corps. In of Uio wide popular do- main! Hint theso women bo granted a based purely on a desire to serve, in spite of expert, testimony proving their request In be a wise one. hi spile of Ihe proofs of success offered hy Canada and Australia, Ihe Department up Ut Ihe present time Ins failed lo give (be nurses tho asked for recognition. In thi! Army Reorganization bill, after enu- merating the. many ofllccrs of the .Medical. Denial and Veterinary corps the department wiys: "Tlio N'msc Corps shnll he conslilulccl as now pro- vided by law." Tills means, in plain (hill IhB S'lirso Corps, ;i body of highly-lraincd professionals, is loll on the standard of the enlisted man.- II means also Ihat Ihc Nurse Corps is the only corps in the army to which rank is not given. Still it is given even to Hie army bandmas- ter. Also the standard, set for llv Nurse Corps is higher lhan for any other corps in Hie army. Thoy muit meet not only a physical lest as do the enlisted men, not only a physical and mental lest as do (he oilicers, but xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx x PROHIBITION HITS x x RAILROADS x x Oinntm, Nub.; Aug. x Along wilh fewer broken x x lieiuVs, fewer japs, fownr "lost" x x sullnittis and ollfur things Hint x Hi-company a "gond lime" in x tho big eily, Omiilin, has sol.l x fewer railroad In Kail- x mis Cily mid SI. Joseph. "Where formerly mild :i hundred lickels lo Kaunas Clly and St. said Joo .Milk, '.iliUlonmiwter here, "wn nnw x Mil nnij'lm twenty Jivo or Ililr- x ly." x War-lime prohibition Is Ilio x cause, bo said. x x x x x x which is selling reliner.i al 7.2V 11 pound. Ilollncrs aro under eon Irncl with tho board lo sell a I He leys two per cetit discount for cash wholesalers nnd Jobbers are ulhwci a maximum of >iSi- per nil] pounds lor hanc.'llna and retailers :iro per milieu a pvollt ol If. In I perlli. fair pi-ice lie1, except u rases whore dealer.-; have pnrclnnei ill nn "imrcmumfihlc! price duo (11 mis iiniler.Htanding in llbe liaiic." Wbe; this is a fuel.- a reasonable advanci over ihc actual cou'l will lie pcrmltlud Rctallcrc Liable. With the house ngrieiiltnre emu miUee's amond.uienl for extension of also a moral tost such an no olhur corns In the army has to submit to. tDurins tho war almost nurses entered the service ot (heir country. Tliere still arc Ifl.Mltt in service, UNLESS A "HOT" TRAIL IS FOUND VERY SOON A- MKHICAN TROOPS WILL Bl-fRECALLED NOKTH OK mo GRANDB. RUMORS ARE IN CIRCULATION Adventurous Heal Piquads May Marfa Hears an t'nconfirmed Keporl Thai Kighl Mexi- cans Have Been Taken and Are Held "Incommuni- cado." IN AEROPLANE Aviators Visit 1'iipia ID Take On Passengers liavr The Nerve. I'edliie lit I'lipln iilul vic'lllily werfi Mirpriiu'il a( iionu (ndny li> m-R cm lining vliinr.H nver llm cltv. l.aler Mil1 aviators cuiii1-1 into 'E'l I'KJIIA DAILY CALL nfl'lcn and Kl ess of In lupines eiii-rylng passengers ami will lie over Saturday ami Kundiiy. If 1 tho powers ot tlio' foml control uel hy air he may Cullill Unit dirjlrn before it, tlio house was prepared lo take action today on Ibe. amendment nnd thereby malccy ils first extensive step toward heating down living cosls. The nmondmenl, which was reported to the house by n unanimous vote, includes retailers among Ihoso liable under the. lood control act, and caring for the sick and wound- ed men still in our military'hospitals. The Nurse Corps will form an Im- portant purl of our new urmy. There is now before the Military Affairs Committee of Congress a bill, the .lonos-Rakcv bill, which grunts rel- ative ranU to tho Army Nurse Conm- The nurses plan lo get it passed Congress, 11 such a thing is possible. its en actment along wilh the control oxercised over syi'pftr, officials believe do much to -curtail prolileerine by retailors. desire is tci secure a fair price for Ihe mid Altor- ney General Palmer in iiimonnclni; esnmplion of sugar control, and we ults in fric- tion between nurses and orderlies; what I can for those heroic wonW who are doing so much Vnr i ThiS War Department up to the present time has fnilcil lo reward Ibe services of our Army Nurse Corps In ihn (ienoral Staff plan for rcofgjuiiziilion jiisl snlnnilled lo tin. Serfate Militury Affairs Committee the one! request'nuido by onr army nurses nn 'their return from overseas service been sidetracked and ignored in delays thai are limcR fatal. .Much of (he time and vitality of the nurses that should be Kiven Iheir patients is wasted in struggles with untrained orderlies over whom the nurses, without, rank, lave no recognized authority. The Kurse Corps is not alone in iclieving thai the possession of rank .all help Ibis dangerous weakness in die nursing sysiem of our army. I'Vi'i-csifent Tatt, for four yearn ;ommamler-ln-C.hicf of our Army and recinest, for tho soldier all Ihroush the war ificy Imv Make a Dox.cn Attacks Upon American Red Cross Train. for Hirer, months a patient in a mili- tary hospital in the'Philippines, says: nurses deserve and need rank n order lo work more ellicienUy IN AUSTRIA tevohilionisls Repelled On ly al Uiflcs' Way io Bucharest. flly Special f.eased Wire.) [Washington, Aug. of dozen attacks by Auslrian rovolnlln withhold HV Ut brush Mr sloW -by so devoledly was nuiracs be grii: (bat the .nted. rank in order thai. hotter discharge Iheir NOOZIE KEEP "FROM GETTIN' 15 TO STAV UNDER 'TILTH' MOCW op n} Tile 'Uarnacle aside." Bo slrnnB is his Holier in the need of rank for the Armv 'Nurse Corps that he has bo eome honorary chairman of Iho im llonal committee to secure milltiiy rank for army nurses. General Oorgas, Kn of Ihe urmy throughont the late war manv of thle medical ollicers lush 01 his staff, the big civil doctors of In l-'lcxncr, of Ibe Rockcfollo foundation; Cabot, of Mi Vneha-n of 'Michigan; loUns Hopkins' the 'Mayoa, of Mlnne sola al! favor' rank for nurses. _ (Colonel) Cabot says: "I am isls upon an train American Ued Cros carrying supplies from I'aris lincharest, some of which were r o not wish to pursue a wholesale polled only ;it the ride's point 1 Serbian and nonmariian so diers, readied nulional headquarters of Ihc Red Cross tociiiy. It required three weeks for '-lie Ihroc Red Cross ollleers in charge of the trip, to take their cars over- land to the liomminian capital. 'Dur- ing the last four nights of Ihe journey none was able to sleep heciinseT of the constant menace-of the outlaws. lollcy of rccommoncllng Iho cancel- ation licenses. Wlicro Iraclo atl- i3ta itsoU lo a (air price for Ibe fn- re, past li-iinsuc.tlons. unless lln- ant, will not ordinarily be made 10 basis of rccomincmliilion by Mils e'pardnent. for thu cancellation of ic licenses." HUNSEAliNSTART HGHT WITH YANKS Civilians Also Take I land in Restore Order. __ Coirenhiifien, Aug. letween flcn-inaii ami American Bail- ors on Tuesday at Noiifnhrwaiwer re- sulted In Hie wounding of several cl.'- ilians and one Herman RC.rmun, as- cording lo received hero. Nciifabrwasser is ;i seaport four miles north of Danxig. The disorders grew out of :i quar- rel in a dance hall Monday nifihl ac- cording io UICTB disiiatclies. Amer- icans involved in ihc disliirbance, which wa's conllnucd In tb-e streets riding wltli iheso mon, Hilly llrnrl and Phil Hlntsnl, of Ihci Miller Awn [dano Comtmny, of Ditylon both of wiio'm are experienced pilols liavlng served as instructors in army. They In I'lrpia from Cellni' wliere thlsy had been located for i lime, In 35 mlnnlcs, and nlislit lug wnilh of tho cliy on Ihe funn i. Mr. Wtllitim U Slump, iUtraclIni ciiillo. a crowd and .-won Ilio machhi wiw Hwnriirnil wilh yosins children. Tlie riding ts uliKoliilely Miifo us Ml who is iictlng era the iilhil, lia over eight years expevluncin In Hi iieroidann Riitiio. They liavo been in Sieved in carryluiT iiivrfBonKors fn time niifl (bo riding is as iiinoinoblle. If there !x :lty wlio lias Hie i iin iiuloi of this lo tnko IL joy rldo in Ilio dliy Ihia the opporl nnily. Tho men w! ho In Ibn vieinlly of Washington plk soulh of the rlly, -Siiturdiiy and Su day for this mile of ciirryli (My Spec'lul I.oanod Wire.I iN'lai'i'n, Tex., unconfirmed report was in hvnlalion early loday thai Mexicans had been cap- 11 red and placed under arrest as possible participants i'n lie holding of Liculs. Peterson and Davis, American irmy aviators, for ransom. II was rumored Ilia! Ihc men had hcen brought lo Marfa and are held in "incommunicado." They were identified as "bad 'many' oT (hem u-ini; From justice in the United Slates. All ol' Ihe feeble resistance which Mexican bandits in lie Sicn-ii Madre fool hills are attempting lo ptil up is bc- inH crnshed'as soon as il developes and four more out- laws have been killed in a in a mountain pass. Tliis makes a total of live Mexicans killed and two captured ;inee tin- Americans crossed Ihc border on Tuesday morn- f? while nol a single has been wounded. PURSUIT SOON TO END. Maria, Tex., Autf. of the Mexican band- its who held two arm.v airmen for 000 ransom will be landoiu-d very soon unless the American cavalry strike, "hoi" trail which promises immediate captives, it was announced Major General .losepli Diduiuw, commander of the Southern department. FIND BANDIT RENDEZVOUS'" Marfa, Tex., of .f.esus Ken- lario, head of bandits' which held'Iwo'arinyair.- men for ransom, have been locaied in iiic Me-xican momi- iains. Two airplanes left here loday lo bomb the outlaws. NO UUIIRY TO REPLY protests against invasion of her lerrilorv by American troops probably will nol he. answered until Ihe American Iroops have been wilhdrawn to this side of the border. STOP SHIPMENTS OF AMERICAN FOOD H3y Hpocliii Wire.) London, AIU, aa nf AniRrlcaii foni! Inln llnnfirivy luvrf hnoii Nt.oppnil hpcim-Hn of I HP. iirlfnn nf the Uoumniiinn rnilKiiry iiuilinrUkx in reriulsl! Inning rnlinf mip- piles, mild ;t from Kudu Pcwt Just For the Record. I WiiMhiriKton. u nT Ilin Atnnrlcnn IroojiH now rni Ihr- Inifl nT hi noi'Mi- 'Mr'xiro Wiiii hy Uniillliin, >vlio cislhMl :i1 in lihilir lo n l llu; 'iil. Tlin luxl I prutnitl. in il tiiiitSi' 1111 lit I find l nul II luMhi'i' thiiii In ay Hi.11. nn ri'i'iy Inu-n niiirlo. huoH rclKn'rf In IL IH said. Tho Ansl.rlniiH aro to Jiuvrs iirmnrotl fin (ho nn-1 ,ird ready to nmipy llm wonLnrn pavl nf Hiiiignry. ne I inv Cman'scommiUeeoftbeecnnc, .0 Defense, the (.cneral n of Women's Clubs, l" x Fair, slighlly warmer lonighl. x Saturday fair? URGE CONGRESS TO GRANTEXTRAPAY Veterans of Foreign N Wars Semi Comniillee lo Wash- ington Wilh Request. mv Special Lenaed Wlre.1 -It. I., Aug. ley isla'tlvo comjinitlee of the Veterans cif Foreign Wars left loday for 'Washing ton in sin effort lo obtain favorable action by Congress on the proposal lo give six months pay to still ors and marines. nclogntes repre BOiitlng 250 pnsls in convention here unanirnoUBly directed the commiUe to make tho effort. afler the sailors left the dance hall, t'o their rthlji, the destroyer HalB. On Tunnel ay 'seamen on Imavo from Ilio Gorman cruiser rrnnlifcirt came 10 blows wllli American sailori ami 11 is said cMliiim) also attacknil llm Ainnricans. The Americans, supfiorlctl by French, Irom tlie. destroyer Claymore, charged the crowds. Shots are said to havo been fired from (ho Claymcrn, wounding fonr Ccriimns slightly. frontier .guarils diaperscd the and the Anrerlchm and Ihe French relunin.l fn their '.iblps. recincsl seems proven Canada and Australia iuv found rmim'jnt miule by City Manager ,T. K. nrlosv on Ihe accusation that, nily fficial.i were in leagire wilh ar gents In defraud the public through o sale of (nn-Jsliifts, "Thoro Is, absolutely, no inisrepre intallon tlio goods offer re 'continued. Army, on his lo Army, on COURT ADJOURNS FOR WOMAN. Kvansvllle, Ind., Au2. first time in Iho hlalory of llm Van dcrbuig couuly circuit acljournmon was taken "th'o out ot v" Biioct to a woman. An hour's reccs was taken -.luring Uio fun-oral ot Mr Guild Foster, wife of a .former clcr of tiro court, QUITE ABSURD. Duylon, Aug. the BOTH SIDES ARE STANDING PA1 No Change Reported ii Ohio F.leclric Strike Situ alion. (My Kpeclnl Leased Wire.} Newark. Aug. Bltimlion wav nclianged Incliiy In Hie of Ihe miiloyee.s of Ebe Ohio rail vny company, Nol a ear has or a weolc. In even I of Hie com wily lo run cara will strike brealceis, Mayor If. A. Alh.1; on slated this morning that cvcrj irec-..iiiUoii will 1m lukeii (o preven :roulije. rrhere were no indication Loday, however, Hint [lie coin pun will mak-o this move. INDICT FOUR OF COLUMBUS' BAKERS TO GET_MORE PAY Instructors in All Grades lo lie (liven Increase of Sal' arv Hoard. 'Ky Hpoolnl I.nnnw) O., Aug. school will gel more iiionllily (m a At Ihe Wiir depiLi'iiticnt II. WIIH hut nn iidiiiMumil rcquirls on Mie op- I'.iliniis nf Ibe American bail fecfjiveil fi'nrn Majnr fienernli. niiiMiiiiiidliiK llm Koiillicjrn il Tin. II-IIIIIIH imw "f rl lwn ncl'9n well Inln Mnxli-u :iml Jirmy ulllcers "f Uio Hoard of I-Miicilllon lo-Jay. icipe Hut lielnre Ib'iy will There iire I Hi Id prolll by Iho out bHiidllH from Iho fflrolfth of j-al.in; fta Hie othorn Bnltciry 2n suulh nf Ihe bcir- u-ill also. Tlio hoard votBd ler where Iliey iirr- WlieHier n rrply I" 'he .Mcsxli-i" prnl.est will lie sent him mil b.-.-n1 inncniiic.r'il. Kut-b prolcitits bo'su made willunil drawing nliieiiilii riiicariliiii; Iliem liiiviiiK been largely f'ir Hie record. I'hii American fcin-ca winil ialo Mexico cm a "liol I rail" Heolilntf 'ho hiindllx wlin held Ihn Amerlciin tinny Havis iind I'e- torHon, for ransom, ami il was Imli- crated llml tho Mexican wrmld nol liimlflii llicir willi'lniwril. iiliniidon military training. SpJDPBFDD Express Ohio Klcctric Csn-s Will Run Ncxl Week AKRON MACHINISTS They Wanl 44 And From An Hour. Hour Week Oc TOOTHPRINTS IDENTIFY LOOTER iluntiniiWn, 1ml.. Aim. lolnics was onlnlicrlocked by Hunt ngton police wliory Ihcy found tnotl irlnis In nfeen pear near loolc- In lino railroad yards. Four youths were held at Ohio City as BUS- pcclrf In car thofts. Tho police sent Iho pear to Iho nulhorllieu there and llivsy cnnipnllod Jamcrf Glenn to Columbia, A 22 viola- bile into the (mil. leof.i prints matched tlicwe already In tho pear. Confession followed.' linn of the Valentine null-trust law by conspiring to raise and control bread prlrai, ninr- woro Tislnrncil lodny by lira grand jury agninsl four proniinenl baking eoiii- p.inlcs and dielr gunernl manngoro jind.agiiinst Ilcclor Urfinarliarl, iilent and general manager nf in fHy Special leaser! Wlre.l Akron, 0., Ancr. in Akron's Imue rubber plants was ad inltt'Mlly handicapped today, while several macblno shops wore, conso, finiiiilly .it a slnnd-Btlll as a rcanlt of n inaclilnliiln' Rlrlko called in 2G All ron at d o'clock Ihis morn- ing. The men claim they have ho- twceu 2.000 nnd workers out. The men want n II liour-woaVt ancl IDy Special Wtro.l KprlngficM, Aug. ,i confercnco with .V.lce Prcsidont ritn- _j nf IVelnill, of Ihc Amalgamal- ed Association of Street liuor'ir- ban Itiilhviiy Umployeea and Organ- Ubio Ulcclrie compimy lodiiy appear- ed confidant thai curs will begin run- iiing naxt weok. l.arkcy said both side of miesilioivs involved In tlie ntrlke were illscnssad liul thai crimpuny official -still rofua- ed lo arbitrate cliffaronces. lioynolcla Baking company, Spring-j higher wages rangliiB from COc an new. I hour tor helpers tip to ?1.00 an lion'.-. ON THE, WAY. Aug.- men ;te- elare that Ibo little tlii lunch' .liail anil Hi successor, the flbbr luheh hox, nro passing. tlio children In tho country sch'opls' are clopcxid' Ing more largely on the liol pared by their loiichor at -iblipol. Not only aro Ihoso ttioy :iro les-sons In food ami-niitrlllon, hav- ing become almoiil as much a part ot tho course of study .as'snuaro-rooi; and tho conjugation Pf 'verbs.   

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