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Waterloo Evening Courier (Newspaper) - April 22, 1915, Waterloo, Iowa ITALY HER TRANSATLANTIC STEAMSHIPS TO CANCEL TRIPS Universally Favorite Paper in Waterloo AND WATERLOO DAILY REPORTER FORECAST Chicago April cloudy with probably showers tonight or Friday cooler west portion to night and Friday WATERLOO IOWA 22 1915 f CENTS r Stronghold Thousands Slain on Both Sides As Teutons Try to Regain Hill Number Sixty CARPATHIAN FIGHTING HAMPERED BY FLOODS London April number sixty dominating an area to the southeast of Ypres continues to be the storm center of the western front with the British clinging tenaciously to the ground taken by assault last Saturday Coun ter attack after counter attack has been so far successfully repulsed but the British hold is still disput ed by the Germans and the end of the lively and costly fighting is not yet in sight The British loss es have not been announced but they are estimated at well over 2000 The Germans are believed to have lost over 4000 men The French drive in the direction of St Mihiel is about the only other significant move in the west FLOODS HALT BATTLE The condition of the ground both In the east and west is now being directly reflected in the local opera tions The situation along the en tire front is for the moment appar ently at a standstill floods having impeded military activity in the Car to a large extent while practically nothing has been heard of movements in Poland On the other hand fine weather has prevailed in the west for some days and barring a heavy storm will become harder daily a condition which should cause increased activ ity on each side LOCAL VICTORY The British press concedes that the taking of Hill No 60 is largely a local matter but it considers this engagement an important step for ward and a great relief to the town of Ypres so long under bombard ment The Germans in possession of this hill were not only above the town but they threatened the Brit ish lines in the vicinity of St Bloi The taking of this hill therefore re duces the inconvenience of the Ypres Calient strengthening the British lines to the south gives an position for further effort and renders the German offensive in quarter difficult FAMOUS OFFICIAL DEAD British Lose Submarine in a German Bay Berlin via April German admiralty to day gave out a statement saying that in a certain German bay of the sea British rines have been repeatedly ob served recently and attacked by German forces Such a hostile submarine was sent to the bot tom April 17 and the tion of other such is considered probable The admiralty statement fies Helgoland bay as the scene of the appearance of the British submarines The bay lies be tween tlie mainland and the is land of Helgoland one of the most important German naval stations American Ambassador Saves Society Woman From Arrest EIHEI CRIPPLES THE 111 DIE Cleveland 0 April deformed children on their way to a school for cripples were injured three of them fatally when the bus in which they were riding was struck by a street car here today The attendant to the driver was also badly hurt and may die The driver said he saw the car coming but was unable to stop his wagon be cause a crippled child had his foot on the brake Palermo Italy April Edith Deacon of Boston and Newport daughter of Mrs Florence Baldwin and sister of Princess Antoine will formerly Dorothy Deacon was suspected of being a spy when travel ing at She appealed to Thomas Nelson Page American ambas sador to Italy who applied to the Italian minister of the interior and con him of Miss Deacons identity FOR TI THE Geneva April Rhine from Basel to was the scene of an aerial engagement yes afternoon The action lasted from 5 until 7 oclock and was wit by gatherings of people at many points of vantage Four aeroplanes of the allies two British and two French moved out HIKE RESULT OF OF STORE Birmingham Ala Searchers continuing work among the ruins of the two re tail stores here demolished late yea April today their Tells von Bernstorff This Country Cannot Stop Traffic in Arms for Allies HAVE YIELDED NO RIGHTS TO BRITISH INTERFERENCE Washington D C April Polite hut exception to German governments of the foreign of the United Slates is given in the reply which the administration gave late yesterday to the memorandum submitted by Count von storlY the German ambassador The reply is a comprehensive of the allegations and re of Hie suggestions put forth by the Berlin government the von memorandum The note flatly denies that the United States has yielded any of its rights or otherwise acquiesced in British interference with legitimate American trade with Germany II contends that it would be an un act to prohibit the exporta tion of arms for the reason that such nn embargo would be a discrimina tion in favor of the Germans who cannot obtain American supplies and against the allies whose control of the seas enables them to trade with the United States The note ignores the suggestion in the Von Bernstorff memorandum that he United States shut off the trade n war munitions unless Groat Brit ain permits America to supply food o Germany Altho the reply is signed by Sec of State Bryan it bears evidence of composition in the study of Woodrow Wilson Wii Is the phraseology the atmosphere of dispassionate equa and calm selfpossession which pervades the utterance Even the presidents evident opinion that the policy of the United States in dealing with Great Britain is none of Ger manys business is conveyed with that refined indirectness of which Mr Wilson is past master That the Von Bernstorff U S Answer to German Protest Against Sale of Arms to Allies C April is Secretary ot State reply to Count von Unit Uie United States place an embargo upon the shipment of arms to enemies 1 note with sincere regret Unit in the sale and exporta tion of arms by citizens of the United Stites to the enemies of Germany your excellency seems to be under the impression that it was within tho of the government of the United Stales notwithstanding Us professed neutrality and its diligent efforts to maintain It in other par to inhibit this trade and that Hi failure to do so manifested an unfair attitude towards Germany This government holds as I believe your excellency Is aware and as it is constrained to hold in view of the present indisputable doc trines of accepted international law that any change lu its own laws of neutrality during the progress of a war which would affect unequal ly the relations of tlm United States with the nations at war would bo an unjustifiable departure from the principle of strict neutrality by which It has consistently sought to direct Its actions and and I respect fully submit that none of the urged in your memorandum alters the principle involved The placing of an embargo on the trade in arms at the present time would constitute such a change and bo a direct violation of the neutrality of the United States It will I feel assured be clear to your excellency that holding this view and considering Itself in honor bound by it It Is out of the question for this government to consider such a course OF SUITE General Assembly Enacted Several Important Measures on Last Day AND BAG LIMITS ARE CHANGED hunters all who roam ield and wood in search of bird or game have a care During the closing hours of the general assembly there was much legislation adopted and sent to Governor Clarke for lus sig nature that has not been given that publicity which Its importance war rants Of especial Interest to sportsmen of the state are the changes made in the game laws and despite a general be lief to the contrary these laws were amended In many important lars while of equal Importance was the new legislation enacted SPEAKING FISH Among the most important enact ments of tbo last general assembly was that concerning the spearing of Government Use of All Steamships Passengers Told as Money Returned GERMANS AND AUSTRIANS TO LEAVE SWITZERLAND by a falling wall declared known for some time The clos death list would reach at least est the reply comes however to ex twelve Five bodies have been this resentment 1s the ob covered and seven other persons that of the matters to have been in flip 1 referred to by the ambassador are appropriate or discussion from French territory to attack reported missing More than Germany and the United group of German machines score are suffering from more or dum aroused considerable resentment fish the practice now being strictly among administration officials has j prohibited by reason of the repeal of Ada Okla April Governor William L Byrd one of the last surviving executives of the old Chickasaw Indians died at his home here yesterday APRIL 22 Supplied by Buchanan Optical Co 6 a 10 a 1 Pni 175 Yesterday 50 to 71 1911 41 to 67 1912 40 to 57 1913 82 1914 49 to 60 Topeka Kan April lumper Kansas wheat crop in 1915 fas predicted by J C Mohler secre ary of the state board of agriculture in a report made public today The condition of the 1915 crop he esti mated at per cent on a total acreage of 8586300 A year ago the crop estimate was 965 per cent on 8580000 acreage A wheat crop second only to the 181000000 bushel yield of last year is indicated Mr Mohler asserted It is pointed out that based on a 100 per cent crop of twenty bushels to the acre Kansas under existing con ditions this year produced 159000 000 bushels Conditions at this time are ideal for wheat growing In but few years in Kansas Mohler reports has there been so little damage from winds and winter killing Death Ends Tragic Life Story of Great Novelists Daughter Hugo Victor Hugos Youngest Child Dead in as a Child Is Found Wandering Yenrs After in New Sad Silent And Alone Paris April Hugo youngest daughter of Victor Hugo died yesterday at her residence in a suburb of this city at the age of 85 years The sad and tragic life story of Adele Hugo many years ago aroused the sympathy of the entire world As a girl she was kidnaped at Guern sey by an English officer All Eu rope was searched for her by her parents but they obtained no trace her Several months later a girl found wandering in the streets of New York apparently demented de clared I am the daughter of Vic tor Hugo This was the only state ment she ever made She was sent back to France to her parents but her lips remained sealed until the end and tho tragic story of her life never was revealed She failed to entirely recover her reason and after the death of her father lived a solitary existence in her villa morose and seldom speak ing When she did consent to con verse it never was of the past Adele Hugos only appearances in public were when she went to Paris to witness from the back of a dark ened box the reproduction of one of Her fathers plays Apparently she had no friends and never ically the Germans were stronger and as the aircraft of the allies were subjected to a bombardment from Fort Istein they retired Later they returned with reinforcements Out numbering the Germans they drove them away Later at oclock two Zeppe lin airships accompanied by several aeroplanes appeared in the vicinity of on the left bank of the Rhine two miles from Basel Their coming was followed by firing for two hours less serious injuries The wall five stories high was States POINTS OF The reply then proceeds to make Goneva via April All German and Austrian subjects in Switzerland even those who never did military service were recalled yesterday by their respective govern ments News reached Lugano this morning that the Italian government had stopped the transatlantic service with the United States Passengers who had purchased tickets have had their money returned to them The Ital ian government the report says re quires all the steamships SEES WAR INEVITABLE Rome April today publishes an interview with Senator Carafa which gives a pessimistic forecast of the outcome of the negotiations between Italy and Austria The newspaper says the senator who is a frequent caller at the house the spearing law The hunting 11 of Prince von Buelow the German cense law was amended to cover trap ping fur bearing animals in any man ner whatever The license law also was amended to require resident aliens to take out a nonresident li of This latter amend ment will prevent or place a check upon the operations of foreign resi dents of the state who are believed to invade the woods and fields simply weakened by a recent fire and following points pled over during a windstorm The The United States has yielded tlle of two stores occupied by the rights to any belligerent Pacific Tea company and the Hann Shoe company wrecked The United States has recognized Frank Asks Commutation of Sentence Atlanta Ga April for Loo M Frank today filed n petition with Governor Slaton and the Georgia prison com mission asking that the death sentence upon Frank for the murder of Mary Phagan be commuted to life imprisonment WIRE DROPS MOUNTED MAX Jesse Sisco 1022 Williston ave nue missed death by the margin of two inches this afternoon when a trolley wire highly charged was knocked from its fastening and fell within a couple of inches of his body Sparks burned Mr Sisco as he passed along on a horse Tho wire is at the stub end of the Park avenue line opposite the Nauman factories and was dis placed by a ball thrown by young men playing in the street The rails were seared and burned where the end of the trailed Carranza Forces Take City Which were completely only the usual limitations of war up on neutral commerce emanating from visit and search of vessels the of the rules of contra and the enforcement of block jades and has insisted upon compli TO PISH The law pertaining to was amended to provide that all dama shall have fishways constructed in accordance with plans and specifica tions prepared and furnished by the state department of fish and game A law wis amended giving to the ance with the law of visit nnd search authority to seize and the protection of neutral ships i Destroy or sell any net or other il Villa Evacuated land legitimate cargoes The impartial good will of the United States and its innocence of acquiescence in violation of Interna tional law were evidenced by Us en On Board U S S Colorado La to induce Germany and Great Paz Mex by radio to San Diego Britain to modify their methods of Cal April customs naval warfare and tho unsuccessful officials by 100 attempt deserves a consideration diers sailed today on board the hich Germany apparently has not steamer Kerrigan III from Mazatlan Riven from San Bias Tepic recently by Villa forces to take active When Conn von had device for the taking of fish or game anywhere such device is found nnd providing a penalty for having such devices in possession The law was amended making the size limit of game fish as follows 8 inches Mack bass 0 inches pike nnd pickerel 2 inches HAG LIMIT REDUCE D It no longer will be for the sportsmen to kill prairie chickens in one day The killing limit lias ambassador to Rome makes the statement that he heard from the prince a confession which was sub as follows Unfortunately the Admits Being Candidate for ernor of New York When Not a Legal Resident STATE PRINTING GRAFT REVEALED BY Syracuse N T April ing the first part of his cross ex ampliation of Theodore Roosevelt today William Ivins chief counsel for William Barnes brought from the former president the statement that he knew the constitution of the state of New York that no man is eligible to the of fice of governor unless he has been a resident of the state for five years prior to the date of his elec tion and that he had made an affidavit the year previous to hia election that he was and for some time had been a resident of Washington Colonel counsel made no objection whatever to the line of questioning which resulted in these statements There was delay In opening court because of the conference between attorneys and Justice Andrews In the chambers A copy tba report of the Bayne committee which Investigated Albany county af fairs in eo far as it related to print ing was admitted to the record This had to do with contracts for state printing let to the Albany Jour nal Mr Barnes paper and other concerns and the assignment of cer tain of these contracts STATE GRAFT The report of the committee wai made in 1911 The majority of the stock of the Journal company the report pointed out was owned by William Barnes that contracts let to the Journal company were farmed out to the Ar gus company which paid the Jour nal 15 per cent The report stated William controlled printing In Albany prac owned was owner onefourth of one company of another and collected tribute from the third com pany The report declared that an employe of the Argus company tes before the committee that the company gave up 15 per cent of their printing business It was stat ed that the Argus company bid lower trian conversations are not proceed Their failure will a rupture between ing satisfactorily be followed by Rome and Vienna This will be re In Germany I am sorry to affirm that in this sad eventuality Germany will do its duty to the end by the side of Austria DUTCH STEAMER IS STOPPED BV GERMANS Stockholm via April 22 German steamer today stopped a Dutch steamer outside of on the gulf of Bothnia and examined her papers and cargo Prom this incident the deduction is made here that Germany In this manner intends to keep a close watch on the traffic between Finland and Sweden BRITISH STRIKE Glasgow Scotland April Three trans atlantic steamers are held up hero by a strike of 500 sea men The men demand an increase possession of the lown Colonel and read the reply sent 1 Tfl n a brother of the embassy by tho state nit to 15 wilh general has been appointed saM limit t commandant at Mazatlan rut to and tjio possession I of a month in their wages An Villa Objects to he said This is a government reply to a government note and of course I have no comment to make early settlement of the difficulty is probable million pike eggs in the hatchery to Huertas to Attend A was passed providing for a license for parties keeping game birds In possession for breeding puri hatcheries with bass etc poses and for the purpose of sale The The warden also is starting an expert licenses fee fixed at to work on the small lakes j The closed season I part ridges pheasants and other imi improvements Officials of the de than the other competitor for the get state that was unable to the business MAGAZINE ARTICLES Articles which appeared In the New York papers and magazines about politics were then admitted to the record The terms machine poll tics Boss Barnes and Boss Platt appeared repeatedly in theae articles The conspiracy was also mentioned in the article After the articles were read Colonel Roosevelt resumed the stand In reply to questions by Mr Bowers he said I received a letter from Mr Barnes about the state printing house after I had recommended that one be established Mr Barnes called upon me later and said that such a printing house would be in line with Socialistic propaganda which would interfere with enterprise and private business OFFENDING STATEMENT Colonel Roosevelt then explained how he gave out the offending state ment I dictated the statement and gave it to Mr McGrath my secretary and told him ts give it to newspaper cor respondents at Oyster Bay I de sired the statement to be published full Xew York state I believed it would receive some pub outside the state I wanted to reach the voters I on plans and specifications for of no other means except the Jill f t i m v n v Q TT a n ic i f Washington D C April j Villa officers at Calientes pro tested to the American consul at that place yesterday against the of former Dictator Huerta in ported same birds extended Big Naval Review to will go into every game re serve in the state and provide newspapers CROSS EXAMINED examination States A message Villa agency here said This morning all tho in a general way B C Hinshaw state Washington D C April and game warden together with President Wilson gave his promise ibe many hundreds of true sport men the i today to attend the review of the state have reason to be well reenacted and and song birds HAWK CO DEPUTIES William of Cedar Falls and Elmer Goodell of deputies in Black about his early life Did you ever study the tion to fleet to be held in Xew York j pleased with the work of the last legi working under the jurisdiction of Waterloo are i I did while I was studying law In Hawk rounty Columbia university Later however j on Monday May 1 generals Seventyone ships with reference to fish and of the Atlantic protection In a Warden Hinshaw The latter suc A P Houston only a fow days American consul In this city and paraded and ships bands playing tested against tho stay of while the presidential yacht and officers of tho army fleet will be strung out in line up tlu Courier nnd Reporter ago Sportsmen and all lovers of Maderos appeared before the j Hudson river rails manned guards Warden Hinshaw that some of j wild life should promptly report to the more important bills concerning either of these viola his department were dragged out of tions of the fish and game laws which the sifting committee on the last day iconic under observation or of which and passed just before adjournment they secure reliable information PIKE Both Mr Benton and Mr Goodell are Mr with his assistants energetic and interested in their at Jho present nutting down tea Huerta the assassin in tho United States Smoke El Verso lOc cigar J er steams past to receive from each the salute of twentyone guns El Tovar Havana ted vor I became an author Continued on Page 7 If thru error of tlie carrier boy or other cause this paper should be delivered at your home by 6 oclock please phone 3330 and a copy of paper will bo Bent After oclock call
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