Waterloo Evening Courier And Waterloo Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - February 17, 1916, Waterloo, Iowa
WATERLOO EVENING COURIER AND REPORTER THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, IMS. SHY THEIR VOTE IS 10 JOKE OEXTKAL. bABOK BODY EFFKCTS STHOXGKK ORGAXIZ.VT1OX. Constitution Officers Elect- ed; Political Targets Up. Partial1 re-organization was efictt- ed at the meeting of (lie Central Labor body of ibis city In Labor Temple hajl last night. Delegates from the various local unions adopt- ed changes (n the constitution and bylaws, elected officers for the coin- ing year and laid the foundation for active participation in municipal politics this spring. The meeting- was one of tho most enthusiastic in the history of the central organization. After a year of comparative inactivity the officers and delegates agreed thai the time had come when the organization of the central body should bo strength- ened so that concerted action would be possible both politically and oth- erwise. William T. Reidr, a member of the switchmen's union and formerly a city detective under tho Rector administration, was elected presi- dent; Prank Rolfe of the barbers' union, vice president; Leon A. Link of the typographical union, secretary- treasurer, and Charles MncKay ol the molders' union, recording secre- tary. Discuss Politics. .o support us at the primary on June 6. The national federation has en- dorsed our campaign, mid so have nany individual labor organiza- tions." Tho Question of endorsing the equal -suffrage campaign was refer- red to tho legislative committee. TIllv.VTKK OIVK AWAY Al'TO. Man Keen Inaugurated to liilcr- est Ticket COMPLETE T ORPET SAYS UK CAX PKOVi) YOUTH KlhJJCI) -SCHOOL Gllllj. A plan has been Inaugurated by the nanagemcnl of the Majestic theatre n which prizes to tlie value of ivlll be offered in a voting campaign o run over a period of three weeks. First on the list IK the new 1010 Maxwell touring car .fully equipped with electric lights and starter, top, windshield and speedometer. The sec- ond prize is a diamond ring and the third prize is a diamond ring to be displayed at a local jeweler's. The plan has started with nomina- :ion blanlts given with each admis- sion good for fifty votes to enter. Tiio name is entered in the list of contestants and shown on tho screen each day. with the number of votes. Five votes are given with each ad- mission to the theatre in addition to the nominating ballot. Three prominent men in the city will act as judges; take charge and award tho prizes. Tlie car Is on display in the Ma- jestic theatre and will be awarded March IS. Described Scare 11 in MiulLson for Drugs for Illegal Purpose. Chicago, Feb. results of a searching investigation into the immediate past of William Orpet, as it ifi known to his frleuds and ac- quaintances in Madison, were placed in the hands of State's Attorn- ey Daily at Waukegan last night by Harry [ieardsloy, the Burns detec- tive, who has spent the last fivo days prying into the young student's career in (he university town. Beardsley, it is believed by the prosecution, has forged the final links In a. chain of evidence which will convict Orpel as the murderer of his sweetheart, Marian Lambert, in the weeds near Lake Forest. VATHKU OP THKKK WATKIILOO OIKS GKIIMAXY At the meeting last night the labor leaders sharpened several knives anc prepared other weapons for the com- ing city election. "It is time th'a the labor Interests of Waterloo should take a more active interest in President Reldy declared in introducing the subject of city poli- tics. "I heard a man say the other day that the labor vote of Waterloo is 'a joke. We must admit that it has been made a joke of but the time has come when wo must not allow it to be made a jest. In the past we have made no organized effort to se- cure representation in the city gov- ernment. "We represent a large class of citi- zens and we are taxpayers. At the coming election we should place at least one man on the city council. Labor interests, both organized and unorganized, should be represented on the council. "The -city should employ union la- bor, because the union laborers are practically all citizens 'of Waterloo, and taxpayers. Instead of this the city employs non-union men, who are often floaters." The president suggested that when the city is in need of laborers H might Veil apply to tho officers o the Central Labor body, who could have a list of residents of Waterloo who need work. On. motion of Walter Matthews a committee was appointed to can- vass the situation, interview candi dates and report back. Members o this committee were named as fol lows: E. V. Willey, W. T. Reidy Walter Matthews, Leon A. Link and B. Marek. E. V. Willey told the other dele gates that the labor vote should b made to count for something. "Two years ago our candidates were nick named the but w have the satisfaction of knowing that they were not he de clared. Organization Changes. Several important manges wer Waverly Republican: Word was received in Waverly on Saturday conveying the sad news that Henry Liebau had died at his home in Ger- many on Dec. 20, age 80 years. Mr. Liebau was a resident of Waverly for nine years, having returned to his native land about eleven years ago. While he had boon feeble for some time, the news of his death, caching his children here two lonths after his demise, came as a real shock to them. He leaves in lis country to mourn his death, two ons, -WilUam and August Liebau, ol Vaverly and, and three daughters. Irs. Dora Mahiike, Mrs. Lizzie Ol- rogge and Mrs. Louise Gindt of Wa- orloo. OAX MAX SHOOT TflMSKhP TWICE THKU THK HEAIIT Waukegan, 111., Feb. nan fire two bullets into his heart Phis is the question presented to the jury in the death of Pan Wyetkes. The inquest started Tuos lay, but was continued until thi norning to allow time for an autopsy Five physicians traced the cours of the five bullets. Two unmistak ibly passed thru the heart. The quo; .ion then arose as to whether Wyet kes could have ilred a second bulle thru his heart. If he could, the case might be su cide; it not, murder. BRITISH AVAR WDHTS TOTALS ElyEVE Among other things aid he established the BcardBloy fact that irne months ago Orpet went to Car ischcr, a fellow student In the curnaiism class at the University of Vlsconsln and begged Fischer to find ini a pliysician who would consent 'j perform an abortion. The next day Fischer left word ;ilh Charles IlasBlngor, the drug TUIiMOXS London, Feb. 17. Reginald Mc- Kenna, chancellor of the announced today that the British na- tional debt at the end of the finan- cial year, March 31, would be Germany's gross war expenditure to the end of 1915 was more than Credits voted by France between the outbreak of the war to the end of December, 1915, were about and for the first quarter of 1916, lerk who afterward told of having old Orpet a two ounce bottle, that e had done as Orpct requested. "Tell he said, according to ho detective, "that I have a doctor .'ho will fix him up." When Hassinger was questioned in ho office of Chief of Police Shaugli- nessy at Madison Beardsley asked or the name of this physician. Consults .Several Doctors. "You needn't tell Chief Shaughnessy interrupted, hastily, and so the doctor's name was not learn- d. "This physician was not the only said Beardsley. "For some .Ime, I found Orpet had been con- sulting several doctors In Madison, making inquiries about abortion op- erations and means to relieve the condition of a girl in whom he was interested. "He made several of his fellow students his confidants about his troubles and talked with them re- peatedly. With them he used the Lambert girl's name openly. Scores of the hoys up there told me lie has been restless and worried for weeks. He couldn't sleep nights, they said. "As for his purchase of the bottle, we have that established absolutely. Another clerk in the drug store has corroborated Ilassingor's story. This man remembered afterwards that Hassinger has asked him how much he should charge for an empty bot- tle, and that ho had suggested 5 cents a fair price. "According to these clerks, Orpet asked first for an empty six or seven grain capsule. He seemed disap- pointed when ho found they hadn't one that large, but took the bottle instead." On his return to Waukegan Beardsley. who has been employed by the city of Lake Forest, was for- mally retained by the state to help prepare for the prosecution. Bottle Supplies Evidence. "I am going to devote myself now to looking for the ho said. "We have reason to believe now that Orpet took it with him when he caught a train at Highland Park aft- er MisB Lambert's death, and threw It out of the car window somewhere between Highland Park and Chicago. Wo are going to search every foot of tho right o! way. "When we have the bottle we have everything." An interesting side light on tho prosecution's probable plan of cam- paign developed when Beardsley ad- mitted categorically that letters from Marian Lambert to Orpet were placed in State's Attorney Daily's hands sev- eral days ago. Dady has told James H. Wilkerson, Orpet'e counsel, that ho has no such letters. Letters Iteveal Romance. Neither Beardsley nor the state's attorney would give any Intimation of what thu letters contained. It IB largely on the existence of such let- ters that the defense bases Us hope of showing that Miss Lambert knew her condition was not serious but de- ceived her sweetheart Into believing that it was to persuade him to re- main true to her. "Those letters won't be given out until the said State's At- torney Dady when he was confronted with Beardslcy's admission. "The court must decide whether or not we shall have to turn them over to the defense." Both the detective and the state's attorney made mysterious visits dur- ing the day. Late in the afternoon Beardsley, with Assistant State's Attorney Run- yard, Chief of Police McGuire of Lake Forest, and a court reporter, spent an hour or more at the Lam- bert home in Lake Forest. None of them would give any Intimation of what they had learned. the program, which lasted an hour. Tho service wan of a memorial na- ture, in memory of tne members who passed away during tho past year. The members whose memory was thus honored were: P. H. Osborae, Thomas M. Evans, It. A. Lindsay, G. S. Hammond, J. P. Sherman, George M. Nesbit, KOSB W. Emert, S. L. Vale, S. J. Hall and Frank Fischer. The lodge was opened by prayer by the chaplain, C. R. Bolide. Then followed a number, "Lead, Kindly Light." by W. J. Webb, A. I. Bunn, J. S. and L. G. Plessy, members of the Masonic quartet. The ritualistic service was exemplified and was followed by a eong, "Cross- ing tho by. the Masonic quar- tet. Tlie ritualistic service was con- tinued. W. J. Webb sang "Alone with and Rev. O. C. Fox, rec- tor of St. Mark's Episcopal church, gave the funeral oration. Mr. Ples- sy sang a solo and C. D. Becker gave a reading. Then followed tho closing ceremonies and the doxology. .2G .22 TO IVED. George T. Rastetter, Waterloo. Genevleve McKillip, Waterloo. Alonzo W. Ritchey Cedar Falls. .18 Avis C. Beffleld, Cedar Falls. .16 Vern J. Arthur, La Porte City. .25 Bessie M. Gaskins, Waterloo.....22 Pothast, Waverly......... 42 -aura Fong, Waverly...........41 Wilford W. Yokom, New Hartford.72 Anna Smith, Cedar Falls...... .65 William H. Adams, Fairbank.....21 Violet G. Maricle, Fairbank......21 MANY MASOXS ATTEND OF SORROW Waterloo lodge. No. 105, A. F. A. M., held its first Lodge of Sorrow last evnning at Masonic temple. Four hundred Masons and members of their families were present for GHJJjl) luYUOIl IULL PASS, SAVS SEX. Washington, D. C., Feb. 17. Chairman Newlands of the senate in- terstate commerce committee declar- ed today to opponents of the Owen- Keating bill to bar products of clilld labor from interstate commerce that there was every assurance from, con- gress and tho public that such a law was wanted and that it was sure of passage. It already has passed the house. The .committee was hearing representatives of southern cotton mill Interests, who were urging that child labor conditions In their mills were more desirable than on the farms. 1X.7UXOTIOX HEARING PROBABLY XJ5XT WEEK No date has yet been fixed for a hearing on the injunction secured by the street car company against the city in tho matter of the operation of one-man cars. The city's attorneys are ready, but the counsel for the railway company states it is not ready for trial this week. Judge Boies, before whom the hearing will be held, is to go to Independence to hold court next Monday, and it may be that a date agreeable to the coun- sel of both sides can be arranged for next week. DIVORCE PETITIONS. The following complaints in which wives ask for legal separation were filed yesterday afternoon. Lizzie.J. Anton-vs. George D. An- ton; married at Waterloo'Feb. 3, 1891, and separated Jan. 26, 1916; cruelty alleged. Grace Davies .vs Lowell Davies; married at Waverly July 31, last. Plaintiff alleges her husband has been cruel to her. She seeks the re- storation of her maiden name, Grace DuBois. EXAMINATION. David A. Scott, arrested on a charge of subornation of perjury in :onnection with the Scribner trial, vas arraigned Justice Mc- .lurray today, waived preliminary ex- amination and was held in >onds to the action of the grand ury, which will convene next month. K. P. dance Friday evening, Fob. 18. Myers1 orchestra. (advertisement) "PAPE'S COM> COMPOUND" IS THE SIHUEST, QUICKEST RELIEF IT'S FINE! Relief coines injrtxntly. A dose taken every two hours until three doses are taken will end grippe misery and break up a se- vere cold, either in the head, chest, body or limbs. It promptly opens noe- trils and air passages In the head, stops nasty discharge or now run- ning, relieves sick headache, dull- ness, feverishness, sore sneezing, soreness and stiffness. Don't stay stuffed-up! Quit blow-4 Ing and snuffling! Base your throb-'1 bing head! Nothing else In I world gives such prompt relief as' "Pape's Cold costs only 25 cents at any drug- store. It acts without assistancej tastes nice, causes no inconven- ience. Be sure yoa get the gen- uine. Don't accept something elsa'-j "just as Insist on getting "Pape's Cold Compound" If you' want to stop; your cold (advertisement) j DISPLAY ADVERTISING Bulletins, Electric and Wall Signs SIGNS THAT BRING RESULTS WATERLOO SIGN SYSTEM 517V2 Water St. FAYE C. HOLMES, Prop. Phone 643 Dreaded An Operation More Than Anything Tried FrnHoln and Traxo and Has Never Since lieon Troubled Cull-stones. Mrs. Mary E. Pranse, whose ad- dress is West Point, Nebr., Box 411, has written to the PIiius laborator- ies a very strong endorsement of Prultola and Traxo. In her letter, Mrs. Franse says: "About ten years ago 1 was about to undergo an operation for gall-stones when I heard of your medicine. Dreading an operation above everything I determ- ined .to try Frultola. and Traxo and have never been sorry I did so as I have never been, troubled with gall- stones since." Frultola Is a powerful' lubricant for the intestinal organs, and one dose is usually sufficient to give am- ple evidence of its efficacy. It soft- ens the congested masses, disinteg- rates the hardened particles that occasion so much suffering, and ex- pels the accumulated waste to tho great relief of the patient. Following a dose of Fruitola, Traxo should be taken three or four times a day in order to rebuild and restore the system that has been weakened and run down by constant suffering. It is a splendid tonic, acting on the liver and stomach most beneficially. Fruitola and Traxo are prepared in the Finns laboratories at Mon- ticello, 111., and arrangements have been made to supply them through representative druggists. In Waterloo they can be obtained at Wangler Bros, go., 229 East Fourth Street and C. J. Miller 218 West Fourth Street. made In the plan of organization o the Central Labor union at the meet ing last night. Among the constitu- tional changes was a new clause vrhicb provides for a 50 per cent re- duction of the per capita tax. For- merly this tax was ten cents a month for each member; from now on it will be five cents a month. The of- fice of financial secretary abolish- ed, the duties of the. secretary and treasurer were combined, and the new position of recording secretary was created. One of the delegates reported that he understood that the carpenters' union has authorized a referendum vote on the question of re-uniting with the central body. Joe Packert, A. J. Ellis and A. M. Walters were elected trustees and the following committee? were elect- ed: Credentials, A. M. Walters, .loe TUckert and C. Breen: organization, Walter Matthews. C. L. Grings and J. W. Trask; legislation, W. T. Reidy, E. V. Willey and Leon A. Link; grievance, A. J. Ellis. Walter Mat- thews and Roy McCombs; label. Frank Rolfe, H. E. Heiple and E. V. Willey. Hear Suffrage Talk. Miss Edna Wright, business agent for the Iowa Equal Suffrage associa- tion, asked for permission to ad dress the meeting and in a ten-min ute talk she told the delegates why the women of Iowa should be given the ballot. "There are two classes I of women who want and who need the she. said. "These are' the women who are working outside the home and the women who are working inside the home. A third class of women who do not work any- where and they do not care whether they rote or not. "With the invention of modern machinery the loom and spinning wheel went out of the home and the women naturally followed them from the home into the factory. These women need the right of franchise. How much do you think you union men could accomplish if you could not vote? During the garment work- j ers strike in New York, in which i women participated, all that I was ask'ed for was better working conditions. The mayor of New York would have nothing to do with the matter. He was not dealing with votes. Even the Triangle fire, in which 147 girls were killed, did not change the working conditions for the factory girls. We want the or- tanized labor interests of Waterloo REMOVAL PIAN6 Removal Piano Sale Remember this sale positively closes Saturday I must move early Monday morning. Will you let me send one of these beautiful, high grade Pianos to your home? This is your opportunit y to make your homo happy and to have an instrument for all your life at a greatly reduced you can pay for it in a way that you will not miss tho money. I have no place to keep these' Pianos and I MTST SUM, THEM BY SATURDAY. In order to do this every Piano will be sacriiiced, and astonishing terms will be extended. MOXKY SAYKl) IS MONEY can you make or easier than to come and see these Pianos? Seeing is believ- ing- My reductions are genuine from tho NET prices of the Pianos. Positively no reasonable offer refused these last two days. T guar- antee the truthfulness of every representation ami give you A WRITTEN MOXEY BACK GUARANTEE WITH EVERY PIAXO. ONE TJUSSKIj grade Piano in perfect order, beautiful walnut case, and tone. This piano originally'cost 9-130.00, now only...... '.........T. SOS S5 OO MONTH. ONE WORTjD-KAMOrs PACKARD, J'hino which is played and fully satisfies the world's greatest musicians. The Packard is used by The Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Columbia School of Music. Positively only one at. tins price................ ...................VOAIOV PBI? MONTH. ONE MAYXARI) Is one of the original Maynard Pianos, about four years old. Has been played very little and the tone is beautiful. A high grade Piano as good as new. A remarkable bargain, only......................S14O SG MONTH. ONE HEAliY PIAXO Piano has a tone of great beauty, a splendid action. The very latest style of case and fully guaranteed by one of the best American manufacturers, onl) ......................................S165 PER MONTH. not lie guilty of neglecting this opportunity as next week will be TOO Telephone or write if cannot come. I have a Piano bargain to suit every taste. This is truly an opportunity of a lifetime. It will pay you to come 100 miles to this sale. I TT Open Evenings PROWELL 311 East Fourth Street Scane's Big Invoice Will End Next Week, so Don't Waft Suit or Overcoat Suit or Overcoat Suit or Overcoat Suit or Overcoat Suit or Overcoat Suit or Overcoat Suit or Overcoat BLUE SERGE AND BLACK SUITS INCLUDED Same Reductions on All Furnishings in Every Department 220 EAST FOURTH ST. They're Off! The race lias started for the 1916 Maxwell car and diamond rings which will be given away March 15 by the Majestic Theatre. FIVE VOTES WILL BE GIVEN WITH EACH PAID ADMISSION TO THE THEATRE. 7" Free Vote Books will be given to those who call at the theatre Monday, Feb- ruary 21. Call at the Box Office for one of these Books which will help you to secure votes more quickly from friends. Note: 50 Votes are given with each nomination. Only one nomination be counted. Those who have been nominated at the theatre and received votes are: Names Votes Mrs. Harry Ellis ..........195 J. IX King.............. .ISO Florence Graham ..........115 Blanche Blake ............135 Mrs. Elliot Wise...........160 Bess Clement ............225 Matilda Smith ............115 Madeline Smith ...........190 Xamcs Votes Mildred Hummel Hazel .260 Ida Crawford .320 Leoti Cowles 245 Prank LaTier 90 Eva Kline ...............100 Mrs. Frank Klpp...........125 Mrs. Randall Cunning......170 Xantcs Votes Kirk Olson Donna Swift .-............230 Hobart Dawspn............ 135 Marie Cole .275 Hazel Manning Fern Way................ 305 Alice Bolander..............215 Mrs. Chas. Felsing 140 The Maxwell Car was purchased from Harry Padden, local agent. See car on display in front of theatre or at Mr. Padden's salesrooms. The diamond rings are purchased and on display at E. C. Devoe's Jewelry Store, Irving Bldg., Bridge Street. Call there and see them in the window. Xnmes Votes Mrs. Ed. Dahl...........105 Lila Rittler 85 Orpha Blanchard ..........120tf Leila Warner .............155 Jay Sweitzer............... 140 Lillian Raymond .........2SO Ruby Sch a ft 95 Millie Geisbeker...........190 Mrs. Burr Brown..........135 Viva Smith 90 Names Votes Midge Shelly 75 Elsa Teeter............... 170 Joe Hosmer............... 80 Mrs. Burr Lichty .110 Walter Caward 75 Ethel Kress 90 Maurice Kellogg 50 Mrs. H. C. Smith .........125 Dolly Wilhorn............ 130 Louis Kauffman 55 Names Votes Bernadette LeRoy .........165 Marie Neff...............110 Worta Thomas ...........205 Fannie Pyle.............. 50 Chuck B rammer.......... 60 Clara 140 Eddie Strayer............105 Will' McGrew............. SO Miss Mason 50 Mr. Reardon.............. 75 contest will be judged and decided by three prominent citizens of Water- loo on March 15. If you haven't got your name in yet get it in at once and don't forget about the Free-Vote Books that are given Monday.