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Ames Evening Times (Newspaper) - September 13, 1916, Ames, Iowa Ames evening time issued Evie by Day except sunday volume xxiv. Number 2.12. Ames Story county Iowa wednesday. Sept. 18, 1016. By mail $2.00 per year. By Carrier $3.00 per year. French huh on four Niile front drive deep wedge new Advance of French North of Somme perils Peron be and German communication Between base of supplies. Is seek peace inference 0 forestall bulgarians tempt to peace. To a bulletin. Purl kept. 13.�?continuing their drive on the German positions the French last night made More gain from cobble to tile River Somme capturing several new position ii Wii these two a a tent. Ilo Ucli Aven us m la one of the town. Taken Iii the offensive. All portion now Hehl by the germans in this Ector of the Battle front have Ihmi fortified recently and Are not nearly attn to a the permanent i Anition. Which have fallen before the French on Laught. The germane have erected breastworks ant trenches to tin rear of their it a in Ion. Hut military expert predict that the Ewe will fall in a far aborted time than the highly organized intuition held Hon Tofor. Bulletin London sept. 13.�?great importance i attached to the conference now being held on the new tits front at Tomb Quot i by the in no an Kaiser and i general Abaft King Ferdinand Ami the bulgarian t Row n Prince. It la the opinion that the conference Nae i Alin for the consideration of a general offensive and defensive action on tile mater ii Balkan front although other at to ii a deeper Ignis Llanee to the gathering believing that the Central Power representative Are attempting to forestall any attempt in the part of the bulgarian ruler in effecting in separate peace. Bulletin Bucharest sept. 13.�?king a accepted the resignation of Premier a in i and Iii Cahl net and the work of organizing a pro ally Cabinet la now Well under Way. The entente Diplomat have won another Victor Aud tin Entrance of Greece into the world War la ooh a matter of Tim. 0 Paris sept. 13.�?the French offensive which vat marked yesterday North of the Somme River and which resulted in the taking of four mile a i the German trenches from comb Lea to the River is being pushed with relent i a fury. The Battle along this front is of unprecedented vigor and is remit tag everywhere in a sweeping Victory for the allies. The germ in Are being driven to the open Mitry Back of their last line of fortification and Are now occupying positions which arc Only temporary makeshift. Coni Bles is under arc from two tides and is halt surrounded and is far behind the French line to the sooth. Plan to Widen wedge. A wedge has Bei n driven Between Baraume and Cero line the first objective of the Ai Lii drive. The strategy of the eaten command in tile West is to Widen this wedge gradually until the germans Are forced out of Peronne Aud a plume by attacks from the flank with the French line far Advance of by the blow today the next step to the process rests with the or when Gen Haig resumes his offensive he will press eastward from a thy and Cillen oaf until the cobble position is tamed. Once this a botch is thrust from their path the Allied forces can move toward control of the whole Baraume be roam mad. Yon Busy the germans Are making Streun forts to Stop the Allied pro railroads net revenues exceed billion dollars profits for last fiscal year ext ked by $800,000,000 those of year first billion Dollak yeah Washington. Sept. 13.�?the railroads of the country report that their revenues for the fiscal year ending this month exceed those of the past year by $300,00 too. The total net Revenue of All of the roads is Given As $ 1.1 76.804.000.00. This is the first time in the history of the railroads thai the net revenues have reached and exceeded the billion Dollar Mark. The horrors of peace. Foundling Bei x Imes Heib to millions new be a sept. 13.�?a two reek eld ii by boy found a a Ste Day on the Doorstep of William Saloman will probably be adopted and will become the heir to the Saloman middens. Slater has first town boy in beef contest Japan Wiel not violate Quot open a in China sixteen year old George Lee sets Pace fair it in a Tow n boys in entering the feeding race. Assures Washington of Good intentions in awaits Kein hit of american ambassador. Enthusiasm is High i. I a i t n a in go 11 a. we is a a amp it a a l a Quot is a. 7. A Quot it ,. A. A to r us Beckman partner in newspaper head of Ltd it allege journalism department joins forces with Sunderlin. A a 7 j Washington sept. 13.�?despite the assurances of the japanese Araba beader in Washington the administration will wait for the report of the american ambassador in Japan i fore deciding on a course in connection with the japanese chinese situation. The effect of the i port to be rendered by the american ambassador on the administration policy is being watched with much interest in p Lotical and business circles the japanese government has officially notified the United states through ambassador Guthrie that while it has made some important it mands on China in connection w Ith the recent clash at Chong Chwatun there is nothing in the representations infringing on american interests by violating the open door chinese integrity or the Root Takahiro agreement. County supt. Maude Wakefield declares county must have too boys in the contest. Enter a Harding in Brooklyn Eagle. Paradise has Fine new Plant equipment he manufacture of Large quantities of ice Cream installed. State Center the state Center Enterprise one of the oldest weekly papers in Central Iowa was sold this Forenoon by the publisher Bert Merrill to f. W. Beckman and How Ard l. Sunderlin. Both of Ames. The j consideration was understood to be the Princess and the Paradise ice 5.000. Messes. Beckman and Sun Cream Parlours Are now being sup Derlin will take Possession at once. J plied with ice Cream from the private and continue the publication of the Plant which Frank Coukoulis has espalier. I tarnished in the basement of the the editing and managing of the by iding occupied by the Princess Raper will be in charge of or. Sun Candy company. A Large room has Derlin who has been in the newspaper business previously and has had considerable experience in both the mechanical and editorial sides of the business or. Sunderlin is a graduate of Iowa state College at Ames where he finished his work last january. Or. Beekman who is now head of the journalism department at Ames will act Only in an advisory capacity As part owner of the paper. Or. Beckman was formerly managing editor of the Des Moines Register and Leader. Or. Sunderlin will move his family to state Center at once. Or and mrs. J. Johnston and daughter Yetta of Boone and mrs. Adam Murray of Wheatland n. Dakota spent the week end at the Home of or. And mrs. G. A. Campbell on Campus. Many new Homes being erected growth of 4th Ward Section shown by volume or residences in c Ourse of construction new families to Ames guess definitely. Iii this Endeavor Gen. Von Hindenburg s hand is seen plainly. The German staff has divided the West front into three sectors a one comprising the District from the slut to Picardy the second Somme Region and the third Verdun front Crown Prince Rupprecht. The the French in Lorraine to lib i Ollil it Alt in u to who in in oui his calf too a swaps it he the i Al 4 when Vade Germany has been assigned to the Central command. He is pitted against Gen. Poth and to a a it v Victory for the French indicates he has been outwitted in the first struggle of his new command. Duke Albrecht prospective heir to the kingdom of Wurtemberg. Is in Tom Aland of the North. He inflicted the first great defeat on the French in the dash northward through Belgium. The German Crown Prince continues in command in the Verdun Rector. Old lad with his Baa been fitted out in a most sanitary manner and equipped with All the latest machinery necessary for the manufacture of the Frozen Delight. The capacity of the Plant is sufficiently Large to Supply the considerable needs of the two business places the ice Cream manufactured Here is of a Superior Quality and is an important feature in the management of the two ice Cream Parlours. Besides the bulk ice Cream the Plant has fax climes for the making of Brick ice a Cream. Both the Paradise and the Prin ass Are t Day being fitted up with the necessary appliances for hot drinks. Gas connections Are being made and hot drinks will be served in a Short time. Or. Coukoulis has purchased a Ford delivery car and intends to give his patrons a Quick and efficient j a livery service. Old Peoples in i next sunday morning will be ob-1 served As old Peoples Day at the Baptist Church. Aged and feeble i people and shut ins Are invited to participate in this service easy chairs will be provided at the Church and conveyances will be set to the Homes for those who desire to kindly notify pastor a. W. Phone 222 not later than saturday and he will he glad to Send an Auto for you at your Home. This service was one very helpful and much enjoyed last year. We Hope to bring another Day of Good cheer this year. Should nest sunday he Stormy the services will be postponed for two weeks or until october 1st. Slater to have $25,000 school work starts this week on modern . F. Pen Dod superintendent. The growth of the fourth Ward and the immediate territory surrounding the College Campus has shown a marked increase during the last three month period judging from the Large number of new residences and store buildings which have been constructed and those which Are now under course of construction. It is estimated that the residential improvements will total nearly $100,000. It is estimated that there have been from Twenty five to thirty new residences erected since last Spring. In addition to the new structures there have been innumerable improvement projects. Many property owners have made extensive repairs and improvements to their buildings. The fourth Ward building Prosperity is due in part to new instructors in the College and Many others who Are building Home there also has been an influx of families to that Section of Ames from other cities. Included in the following Are some of the property owners who have either erected new Homes or re i built their houses. I. B. Thomas. Stanton Avenue and Knapp Street Fred l. Overly. Knapp Street e. F. Marsh Charles Miller. Chamberlain Street and Hayward Avenue mrs. A. M. Tucker Stanton Avenue Charles Berretta Knapp sons. I Street l. B. Spinney j. C. T unit no a aul. I Ham Ontario Street j. H. Atkinson Lynn Avenue m. Thornburg. Ash Avenue a. T. Erwin Lynn Avenue b. S. Meyers Lincoln Way Knute Espell it. Ranshaw Ontario Street Vav. G. Kaiser Ontario Street mis. Ihira Tompkins Max Grot ii West Street f. O. Watkins Hyland and Boone streets j. Vav. Leaf Woodman Avenue and j. C. Carey Campus Avenue. That work on the Dew Slater $25,000 High school would begin this week was the announcement made by a. A. Lande president of the school Board at a meeting of the Board held in the Farmers savings Bank of Slater last night. The new building which will be a Model of modern school architect ure throughout has been under consideration for the past nine months. The contract was recently let to a Cedar rapids firm and the letting of minor contracts was made at the Board meeting last night. The building when completed Early next Spring will be two stories High and will contain beside four it Las rooms a finely equipped gymnasium a manual training shop and an Assembly room that will seat approximately too pupils. The present enrolment of the school is about 200. M. F. Penrod who has recently taken Over the work of superintendent of schools will be in office when the new building is completed. Or. Penrod who has Only recently taken his present position is rapidly get ing in touch with the school work. Corn racing Frost estimated that 05 per cent of crop i matured. For Wek is by c e. Laymen ,-�?"111 Trade staff correspondent shit a sept. 12. Til Trade you Calvn that is the Way one boy of Palestine township who wanted to enter the baby beef contest overcame the difficulty of owning a calf that was too old. Under the rules of the contest the calf which the contestant enters in the feeding contest must have been bom Between the first of til is year and sept Ember i. The boy owned a a Alf but it was too old. Quot Well the Farmer replied with a twinkle in his Eye a i done to know As i have any use for that calf of yours they sat on either Side of the table the canny Light of the born Nuder shining in their eyes. A a Well i throw in that pig of mine for the White calf of yours a Creed the son. The father Shook his piously of head dub for the next Twenty minutes they had it Back and Forth each offering the it Lier new propositions. At last these two traders struck a bargain whereby the father was to furnish the feed for the calf in Exchange for the calf of the boys that was too old. The two David Haruma father Aud son both claim that they got the lest of the Deal. This is the interest that is being i abruptly yesterday manifested by the Farmers and their i attorneys who had sons of Story county in the baby beef feeding contest which begins criminals get sentences Fri. Him Smith and Weatherman not in session today. Bert Smith and hey Weatherman were both found guilty by juries in the District court at Nevada yesterday afternoon. Smith who was tried on a cheating charge was Reeoma mended for leniency by the jury. Weatherman was up for gambling. Both will be sentenced Friday afternoon at one thirty when All criminal sentences for this term will be handed out by judge Frey i when the criminal wok ended so afternoon malty planned on it tasting through today were not prepared to try their cases and us a re loses Leos is of tries to Mico Eri october i. During this week a Campaign being carried on in Story county obtain members in the contest club of the comity. Ten counties have organized clubs already and before the opening of the contest which will end in october id 17, it is predicted that More than 2.000 boys throughout the state will have entered. Suit court adjourned for today judge is i fray will be on the Bench again to j tomorrow afternoon and will dispose of a number of widows pension cases and other matters. Friday morning the Case of Belle Mark is. Try of Ames continued from last saturday will be taken up for completion. The Case of Fannie n. Prey is. 8. B. Prey it a1 to set aside a deed will be argued Friday. William Freedom of Scranton a. Lost both legs this afternoon while trying to Board freight train no. 2$, just West of the interurban crossing of Tho Northwestern tracks to ree Don was seen loitering about the Railroad Sheds this morning and was evidently trying to steal a ride on the outgoing freight when he lost his grip and fell under the wheels of the moving train. His right leg was severed below the knee while the left leg was Cut Between the thigh and the knee. A Large group of labourers engaged on the Northwestern tracks nearby saw the Accident and carried the injured Man to the Roadside. Or Budge was immediately summoned Aud with the arrival of or. Templeton removed the Pulpy masses which once had bet a legs. The injured Man was taken to Boone on the three of clock interurban. Ending sept. 12, 1916, Des Moines Iowa. Except Over the South Central counties the week was generally fax of Able for All farming interests. The i temperature was considerably above the Normal and there was sufficient Sunshine to Rush the Corn crop toward maturity. It is much farther advanced than the reports indicated ii would be a week ago in Many localities the bulk of the crop is now i beyond danger of Frost and probably 65 per cent of All of the crop is fully matured. Silo filling is being rushed and considerable fodder is being i i it with Corn Iii excellent condition. Much it eed Corn has been gathered and Sweet Corn Canning factories Are j running to full capacity copious to heavy showers occurred in nearly All parts of the state except the South Central counties where the drought is unbroken and becoming serious. Streams Are dry Aud Wells Are failing and a a result water for Stock is getting scarce in Many localities. Oyer the remainder of the state lures a greatly blowing is progressing rapidly some Winter wheat sown. The ruin however came too late for potatoes which will be at the Tost not More than half of a crop. Rain is badly needed in some Southern sections for Low ing set Ding and to replenish the water Supply. Goo. Al. Chappe director. Taix took my Flea with Aid of min Erh from Fen Nkyle Vama and Colorado Rome sept. 13.�?thanks to thousands of italian american miners who came Back from the Coal Fields of Pennsylvania and Colorado Italy took the stronghold of Gorizia from the austrians. They hewed galleries and solid Rock and tunnelled a Way for the Advance of the Duke of Costa and his troops. The question now is tan they blast a Road to truest and Vienna. They believe they can. By c. E. Guymon staff correspondent Slater sept. 12.�?first to in the baby beef feeding contest today was a town boy. The first one in the state to get into the running. George Lee of Slater Palestine township was the boy. He is 16 years old. George was one of the few town boys to remain for the special meeting after school hours to hear Rex Yockey contest club organizer speak to them concerning the Campaign for members in Story county Georges father had recently Given him a calf to tend and he entered the contest with enthusiasm. A tit probably be the Only town boy to enter the contest in the state a George declared a but in a going in to win the Story county prize at least we have a barn and Yard and Iti bet my calf gets better attention than some of those entered by coun try this is but one indication of the enthusiasm with which the boys Are greeting organizer Yockey. The second Day at the weeks tour of the county ended Here today with six new contestants and a score of prospects. Nevada Cambridge and Slater were the Points touched during the Day. At Nevada miss Maude Wakefield county superintendent of schools conferred with or. Yockey concerning ways and Means to circumvent the Muddy roads. Miss Wakefield has been an Active worker in the acre Corn contest in Story county for the past three years and is now very much interested in the baby beef feeding contest. She is doing everything in her Power to make the Campaign for members in the Home county of the Iowa state College which together with the Iowa beef producers association and the u. S. Department of agriculture is promoting the contest in this state a big Success. A we must have your too members a she said to or. Yockey. A the schools Are not in session at Nevada As yet and it will be impossible to reach the boys Here except by team or car. By wednesday i Hope we will be Able to do this. It is the enthusiasm that is being shown by the business men and the Farmers of the county that is going to make this contest a Success a she continued. A the club leaders appointed thus far Allar men who Are eager to do Good work in the contest and every one has shown splendid doubling Back on the territory overed monday organizer Yoe key visited la. E. Miller superintendent of school at Cambridge who agreed to acquaint the boy of his school who might be interested in the contest. Throwing himself into the spirit of the Campaign at once m. F. Penrod superintendent of schools at Slater called All the boys in the upper classes into the Assembly room for a special meeting after school hours. Organizer Yockey gave them an Zuei a a in add Tiaa a us a a a j a catered the contest after George Lee broke the ice. Professor Penrod pledged himself to Lead the boys at Slater. He took a sheaf of the entry cards and smiled a Titi want More than that. Slater will have to hold its own with the other schools of the county a t. W. Rawson cashier of the Farmers savings Bank at Slater also become a willing worker in the Campaign. A the Farmers will hear from me when they come Here to transact business a he said. A the contest is a big Factor in the education of the boys and i would Uke to see every boy who can beg buy or a i was going to say steal a calf enter or. Yockey said today that the thu dam shown in the other coun ties in which campaigns have been i carried on indicates that i Billy beef contest v ill prove As popular us re Corn contest. Ten counties Bult a been covered thus far and about 500 contestants have enrolled. Or. Yockey declared that they ought to have 2.o0o enrolled before the Slat Campaign ends october i the boys that entered at Slater tuday Are Ralph Clark George Lee Harold England Alvin eld Carrol Newman and Leonard Thompson the club leaders appointed thus far Are l. Roe Kelley of j. Nieland Huxley t. John Hill Amli Ridge Karl Hanson county club Leader Roland and is. F. Penrod Slater. Wednesday or. Yockey will tour the Maxwell anti Collins Vicinity. Pas-1 do an i and the weather generally fair tonight Aud thursday a Wanner Southeast and cooler Bovill West portion to night. Cooler thursday fresh winds

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