Page 1 of 21 Sep 1914 Issue of Racine Journal News in Racine, Wisconsin

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free

Read an issue on 21 Sep 1914 in Racine, Wisconsin and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The Racine Journal News.

Browse Racine Journal News

How to Find What You Are Looking for on This Page

We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 21 Sep 1914 Racine Journal News in Racine, Wisconsin. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.

Racine Journal-News (Newspaper) - September 21, 1914, Racine, Wisconsin Battle still rages along the e River al in e the Racine journal vol. Lxvii. 220. Bacine Wisconsin monday afternoon september 21, 1914-ten pages Price two cents. Both armies exhausted toll of death is awful austrians hold russians in Check allies i same As i Lii of i Mil Victory wavers Back and Forth As the determined lines on each Side in the great conflict clash and Deal out death. France enters prot est against demolition of Rheims Cathedral allies try to turn German right Wing and latter endeavours to flank the allies left. Serbians plan to renew their fight there is no Victory As yet for either Side in the Battle of the Daisiie which has now raged in France for ten Days. Both sides claim Success and favourable positions. The ten Days of desperate Battle fierce artillery five Day ant night infantry charges in which the fighting has been hand to a nil and cavalry onslaughts when Opportunity offered have shown one soldiers of the three nations engaged arc coming exhausted. The human machine is weakening under the frightful demands made upon it. Lutes in the battling arc ascribed simply to utter fatigue. Another Factor which hns had a notable effect on the conduct of the operations has been the weather. An incessant cold rain has flooded the Valley of the the River has overflowed its Banks roads and Fields Are heavy and trenches filled with the men Are drenched to the skin Day and night and French soldiers coming to Paris from the front arc encrusted with mud. Worn out men arc succumbing to the hardships of fight ing and living in the open under such weather conditions. Transportation of All kinds for both sides is rendered much More difficult. It is even said the Ger mans can no longer move their heavy artillery with effective promptness on account of heavy roads. The men Are camping in water and the French say the germans Are suffering from Lack of food. While neither Side claims n decisive outcome yet there appears to be Sood reason to believe that the Battlo is drawing to some Defi Nite development. Military Opin Ion both in London and Paris lends to the conviction that the present lines battered for ten Days soon will have to show no tar Caolo changes. The fighting is fiercest tin the allies left where desperate efforts Mado to turn the of the German army under Gen. Von Kluck. Yon Kluck has been reinforced but in spite of this the even he in late official reports claim an and reports Are false Manchester mass. Sept. 21 following statement received by wireless from Vienna was made Public Here this afternoon by or. Konstantyn dumb austrian hungarian ambassador to the United states foreign papers again publish reports about colossal russian Victory. We Are said to have lost dead and wounded prisoners and 300 guns. The whole Austro hungarian army is said to have been Defeated. These Are of course pure inventions. Our army has repeatedly Defeated and continually weakened the russian army and is now ready to fight a new War bulletins Wilson wants peace Washington d. C., sept. President Wilson said today that he was prayerfully working for peace in Europe but indicated that nothing of a definite or formal character had yet been done. He told callers that publication of stories that he would Call a world conference to discuss peace interfered with his serious work. The president declared that a world s crisis exists and that Only serious remedies should be discussed. French protest Washington. D. C., sept. The French ambassador Jules jus Serand presented the protest of his government against destruction of Rheims Cathedral to the state department today and personally read it to an assistant in the absence of Secretary Bryan. It was signed by foreign minister Del Casse. Germany is not ready for peace official Organ says War will Xot cd disc until brought to honorable conclusion. Continued on Page 2 i continued on Page 10_ a Filin. Via London. Sept. Commenting upon the alleged state ment of count von Bernstorff the German ambassador to the United states that his nation was looking for Pence upon condition that the entity of German territory would be pre served As asserted in Washington dispatches the North German Gazette an official Organ declared in its Issue of september 20 that the government had not even considered the matter. The assertions Are the paper says to Foster the impression that we have tired of the War in spite of our victories ii the cast and in the West. Peace overtures May not be looked for until the War forced ruthlessly on our people is brought i Philadelphia Navy Yard. Belgium refused to agree say ing to do so would be disloyal to the allies. Bordeaux sept. De tailed account of the German bombardment of Rheims has be come available Here. It relates that the Cann Nading of the French City has lasted for a fort night. The germans arc said to have used Petroleum shells and the City was set afire in Many places. Whole Hocks or houses have icon reduced to heaps of smok ing ruins. The part of the popu lation which was unable or unwilling to leave the City was with out food for several Days. The people took shelter in. Cellars. A number of them were injured but Little or no loss of life has been reported. Amsterdam via London. Sept 21. P. To a message which reached the Telegraph the troops of the Ger Man Empire who were in Brus Sels have left that City for the French and russian fronts. The army occupying Brussels is now austrian and has with it seven heavy siege guns. The Telegraph says also that As an outcome of quarrelling Between bavarian and prussian soldiers several of the bavarian ring leaders in these disorders have been court Martiale and shot. Brussels is reported quiet. The Price of provisions Lias increased considerably and some products arc scarce. Berlin. Sept. Wireless by Way of Sayville l. Ascriptions thus far acc Civ Cal to the German War loan have assured the Brilliant Success of the War loan plan. One paper Speaks of will gather this evening at Musil s Hall to put on finishing touches. Schedule fixed by committee new York sept. To. Griggs president of the mar Coni wireless company of Amer Ica announced today that his company was still determined to fight in the courts the right of the government to regulate its operations. Secretary of the Navy Daniels has threatened to close the company s wireless Plant at Siasconset mass., unless a prompt and satisfactory explanation is forthcoming As to Why the com Pany handled an Unne itral Mes Sage from a British Cruiser off the coast new Jersey to a British admiralty agent in new York asking for supplies. London sept. 21, p. M. A dispatch from Antwerp the correspondent of the Central news declares that the armistice made some Days ago by Germany to Belgium provided that the civil government in All belgian towns should tie immediately resumed by Belgium and the German occupation of these to vans be discontinued on condition that communication with the germans in France be not Euck groan marshal Tif Artin Johnson m life tour promises to be the biggest thing Ever seen in Racine county in Way of demonstration. The final meeting of the Booster caravan committee will be held at Musil s Hall on Douglas Avenue to in Gilt. The final reports of All committees concerning the tour of the retail merchants association will be made at this time and the final de tails for wednesday s trip will be Dis cussed. The Booster committee is composed of the following members Wil Liam c. Davis president Charles a. Myers George Roomer in Racine Street House accidentally sets his bed on fire. Dragged into the Yard half dead Captain of motorcycle squad f. H. Schulz. Chairman automobile commit tee Frank Griffith Leslie m. Fowler i and Edward Glantz publicity com Mittee r. A. D. Hermes George Sohr John Makovsky Jacob Gaiser Sidney Mikulecky Walter Johnson a. Hanson Max Lau Jacob Stofiel Hans Christersson a thur Schroc Cler Charles Wiegand h. A. Olson William Beffel. Avid win ters c. B. Cook William Maxted al Bert . Nels Johnson clip Russell. W. J. Higgins. Harry Stallb g. A. Mogensen. L. A. Law i rence. H. S. Mogenson Thomas Hahn and John de Long. Master of ceremonies attorney a. R. Janecky will act As the master of ceremonies and judge William Smieding and judge Walter c. Palmer will be the speakers of the Day. The following order of cars will obtain in the caravan official car containing general chairman Davis Secretary treasurer marshal hurried to Hospital but attending physician says his recovery is hardly probable. Fritz Louie a Labouring Man was in his room at the Home of Peter Gratz ls22 Racine Street Between 7 and 8 o clock Sun Day night when the bed caught fire. During sunday afternoon Louie had been Down town and came Home Early in the evening. He went to his room to retire for the night. On the table was a lighted lamp. It is believed that when he Lay j Down on the bed he knocked the j lamp aver and it set fire to the mat Tress of the bed. At any rate the bed was discovered to be on fire by other inmates of the House. They secured water and threw it on the Man and the burning and extinguished the flames. Louie was dragged out and carried Down stairs and out on the Lawn apparently in a Semi conscious condition and terribly burned. The police ambulance was called and he was removed to the St. Mary s Hospital. Or. Honson was summoned and upon ranking an examination and examining the injuries of the Man gave it As his opinion that he was fat ally injured and could not live. His face neck and arms were literally Rickeman representatives of the. I suffering was intense. Press. Speakers car containing r. I Riegelman president of the merchants association a. R. Jan continued Daniels in Quaker City Xavy head aids in breaking ground for new Shipway. Philadelphia. Sept. Tary of Navy Daniels participated to Day in the ceremony of breaking ground for the new Shipway at the Bank examiners will Ivi Ake report in a Short time opinion still prevails that assets of commercial Bank will prove sufficient meet liabilities to Louie was a stranger in the City having come Here Only a week or ten Days ago. He was employed by John son Petersen Cement contractors. Some Days ago he rented a room at the Gratz Home. No one saw the Accident and it is presumed the Man had been drinking and when the lamp was knocked Over and set the bed on fire he was unable to get out of the room. Wilson awaits r mexican report Froid his agent president is expected to de state Bank examiners and assist ants Are still hard at work examine cide in a Short time of ing the affairs of the commercial and savings Bank. It is barely possible exact Date for the evac nation of Vera Cruz. meantime citizens and especially those who have deposits in the pay no attention to Washington d. Sept. The Hundred and one wild stories Cir president Wilson will receive wednes curated by persons entirely i Reapon i Day a detailed report of conditions in sible. Assurance Are Given that every weather forecast Chicago. Sept. Unsettled weather in West portion to right and tuesday probably show is fair in East portion tonight pro Bably showers tuesday cooler tues Day and in West portion tonight. Saturday s temperature maximum so minimum Range 2-1 to an honorable the official statement Given out last night made mention of the bombard ment of Kho ims. It said that Rheims i work on the Structure which is sex depositor will receive his Money in pc Ted to develop into not Leer Large but of course it will take a Short ship building Plant on the Banks of time to adjust matters so that this the Delaware be hurried. The yesterday s temperature maximum s3 minimum j Day for Chicago All having received Range. 24 Rush orders to return. Was in the Battle lines and that the first ship to be built at the Navy Yard germans wore obliged to bombard it. I will be a transport to Cost Secretary Daniels was a guest of Phil the necessity for this action was regretted but the fire of the French it was stated Camp from that direction. Orders to save the Cathedral at Rheims have been Given. Greeks return Home sheol Gay. Wis., sept. Forty members of the local greeks Colony left this morning for Milwaukee Enro Tite to their native land for War service. Twenty others left Sun can be done. The. People of Racine Are surely displaying Good judgment in calmly waiting for the local financial Condi Adelphia business men while at the j tj0ns to be straightened out by the Navy Yard. Time of steadier funeral the of James Stemmer will be held at a. M. Wednesday from the Home of his sister 1601 Northwestern Avenue. Elgin butter Elgin. 111. Sept. Seven tubs of butter sold at 29c, men who Are competent to handle the situation. The task naturally Falls upon the Banks. The manufacturers National Bank the first National Bank and the Racine City Bank All working for the purpose of protecting the financial stability of the Community and the i thoughtfulness and. Patience of the citizens is helping to bring it about. It is remarkable to note the Little excitement and agitation in evidence. Mexico from Paul Fuller who has just returned from a series of conferences with Gen. Carranza and other Mexica leaders. The president will decide today or tomorrow on the exact Date for the evacuation of Vera. Cruz and measures to be taken for the Protection of refugees. Americans return five thousand european travellers arrive at new York. New York sept. Transatlantic liners carrying passengers arrived Here this morning and three More with aboard were due late this afternoon making the Day s total arrivals actual and prospective persons the major Ity of whom Are americans. Most remarkable Campaign in the history of the City comes to a finish Ami d the wildest enthusiasm when the Success of the e workers is assured. Men women boys an t girls lend a helping Han d in the Good work a statement by h. M. Wallis president Cen trial association the great Battle has been won and the Flag of Victory Waves Over the Central association and Well Over the whole City for the the Campaign was City wide. I wish it were possible for me to adequately express my appreciation to each individual worker and contributor to this great human cause. It has been a warfare of constructive Effort and its effects will be far reaching. Tie spirit manifested in the face of what seemed at first to some to be insurmountable obstacles was magnificent. The crucial test came thursday noon in the Middle of the Campaign when the unfortunate announcement had to be made of the closing of one of our Banks. It was a situation that tries men s souls and tests to the utmost the Metal they Are made of. Every Man rang True. The decision of the executive committee general chairman and generals to go on with the Campaign met with in Stant approval by All the workers and the grim determination of that hour meant Victory and i doubt not had much to do in allaying fear throughout the City and was responsible in Large measure for the Calm sane manner in which the situation was met by our Citi Zens. It shows what organization can do and in this connection we Are greatly indebted to the y. M. A. Organization and its corps of work ers who gave us the Benefit not Only of their efforts but of their experience to the press to the commercial club to the executive committee general chairman generals captains All workers and contributors. All have caught the True spirit underlying this great cause which is the spirit of the brotherhood of Man in its Best sense and each heart is full rejoicing and needs no word of commendation. Yet i thank you one and All on behalf of the Central association and suggest that this wonderful spirit of co operation which has been manifested in the y. M. A. Campaign and in the Campaign just closed be preserved and made of permanent value to our Community. From the Start the leaders in the movement Felt certain of Success and everybody worked. Several Liberal donations made facts Asao cation. Length of earn Days. Amount amount three generals at head. Ten captains for each team of ten men. Gen. Rowland carried off honors. Gen. Fagan second arid Gen. Eager third. Of f. Hueffner secured the largest individual amount Stewart Webster the second and a f. Griswold the third. Amounts subscribed ranged from 25 cents up to t Campaign wound up amidst the tooting of horns frying pan serenade and on the highways. Employees of factories subscribed liberally. Strong resolutions of thanks adopted. President h. M. Wallis issues state ment. Miss Lydia Wallis. Executive Secre tary delighted. Most wonderful Campaign in the history of the City was the one in aug j rated to raise for the Cen i trial association and which came to a successful close on saturday evening in the rooms of the commercial club i amidst the wildest kind of enthuse i asm. Thirty one thousand four Hundred continued on Page 3_______ Man is arrested for annoying girls describes death of Gen. Findlay correspondent of daily mail tells How British officer died during attack in France. Isaac Aaron is taken into j custody by police puts up a Cash Bond and is Given his Liberty. Isaac Aaron was arrested about 10 o clock saturday night on charge of following and annoying two Young girls. The girls were on state Street and declared that Aaron commenced to follow them when they tried to avoid him by crossing from one of the Street to the other he followed and it was not possible to get away from him. When Hamilton Street was reached the girls complained to a Friend the police were notified and Aaron was placed under arrest. At the police stay on he put up 515 for j appearance in court this morning. Aaron is the Man who was with former patrolman Soren Jensen when that officer arrested a. Couple some wee to i ago., ii Assen explodes Redding calif., sept. A night of smothered muttering and rumbling Lassen Peak exploded today in a. Sharp Thunderclap which rocked the houses at Macomber Flat nine Miles from the Mountain. London sept. A. The correspondent of the daily mail in France describes the death of Gen. Neil Douglas Findlay. Of the Royal artillery tis follows when at Dawn on saturday the British Advance continued toward Soissons the enemy was fighting an exceptionally fierce rear guard action. A terrible Shell fire was directed against our artillery under Gen. Findlay temporarily situated in a Valley by the Village of prise. It seemed a. Matter of moments when we should have to Spike our guns and Gen. Findlay saw the urgency for action. His voice echoed Down the line we Are going to get every gun into position then deliberately the Genc regimental Chap lain kneeling beside a gunner. Here Are some of my personal belongings chaplain. See that they Don t go astray one by one our guns began to Blaze away and the general had a word of encouragement and advice for every Man. In vain his staff tried to persuade him to leave the danger zone. Range was perfect the Ger Man fire slackened and died away and with a yell our men prepared to Advance. The outburst came too soon. One parting Shell exploding in a Contact with Findlay s horse shattered Man and we make old clothes look like new and our prices Are reasonable. Zigas 812 state called for and delivered. Tel. St

Search All Newspapers in Racine, Wisconsin

Advanced Search

Search Courier

Search the Racine Journal News Today with a Free Trial

We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research. With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.

Not Finding What You Were Looking for on This Page of The Racine Journal News?

People find the most success using advanced search. Try plugging in keywords, names, dates, and locations, and get matched with results from the entire collection of newspapers at NewspaperArchive!

Looking Courier

Browse Newspapers

You can also successfully find newspapers by these browse options. Explore our archives on your own!

By Location

By Location

Browse by location and discover newspapers from all across the world.

Browse by Location
By Date

By Date

Browse by date and find publications for a specific day or era.

Browse by Date
By Publication

By Publication

Browse old newspaper publications to find specific newspapers.

Browse by Publication
By Collection

By Collection

Browse our newspaper collections to learn about historical topics.

Browse by Collection