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Waterloo Evening Courier And Waterloo Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - February 17, 1916, Waterloo, Iowa WATERLOO EVENING COURIER AND REPORTER, T1MJHSIUY. KKIWAHY 17, WORLD FACING TREMENDOUS WAR EXPENDI- TURES CAN'T GO OJf SPONSOR FOR "SUNRISE SLUMBER.' Exjwrt Prcdiicts Navy and Finance Will Win' tor Britain. London, Feb. (Correspondence of the Associated W. Hirst, editor of the Economist, talked with the Associated Press rep- resentative today on some of the eco- nomic aspects of the war and the tre- mendous expenditures it is piling up on the fighting nations. Mr. Hirst is one of the recognized authorities on economic and financial questions, hib work on. the political economy o! war having attracted widespread at tention as being one of the first ef-j forts to consider warfare as some-1 thing more than a clash of arms and the gathering soldiers. Colonel House was aware of this, and so when he came here recently to gauge sentiment, he turned to Mr. Hirst Quite as naturally as to the the po- litical and military leaders. Mr. Hirst is strongly in favor of a scientific blockade instead of "blockhead as he calls it, and his advocacy of the scientific blockade has much to do with tho plans tho governmental and naval i authorities'are now considering. He was asked the meaning of a scientific blockade. It means, he explained, a blockade based upon some intelligent distinc- tion as to what will injure and what will help an enemy, as against a blanket blockade spread over every- thing without regard to whether it injures or helps the enemy, and which, in the case of the old "block- head blockade" actually was o! bene- fit to Germany. Britain's Weapons. Mr. Hirst holds that the tradition- al weapons of England are the navy and finance, and not a large land force. That was the view of Mr. Lloyd-George last spring, and later of Mr. McKenna and Mr. Montagu, and the view of the board of trade as Factory Men in Conference bi> ragunU'd as inoillcnl consultations, n ml piiid for AUUCHT XIK.MAXX, H5. Borlln. Fob. Nlomann, jttu' Krt'iitest tenor of Ills (day and porlmps of tiny day, lias just A conference of the representatives colobrnlod his e-iglit.v-IHth blrtliduy.! County Checkers to Make Report [Mr. Wall will be busy until Feb. hall at 7 o'clock Sunday evening.ti Inml this date was HUlootcd us the tirnci alien A. the Memorial service at lh' when Mr. Wall will read and explain; Walnut Street Baptist church. Mem the report to the members of the hern of your family are also Invltet county bourci and to the county ofli- to attend. H, J. AMOS, Secretary, of the Waterloo Cement Machinery corporation Is being held today. The time will bo spent In Inspecting tho plant and examining the products I which have gained a vogue thruout jn Ciorman em- this country mid foreign Jsinds. The pol.or n personal telegram of [ronfereiico pertained to the Of saxony i nient of the sales and tho discussion a decoration on him and of matters of general Interest to the Olhor honors marked the event. orporation. This evening the ors and directors will Rive a it the Hussell-Lamsun hotel to the] epresontatives, the following of whom are present: Harold K. Honil of Boston. .1. J. llanna, manager of the New York otlU-o. H. A. VnuAegrlft, manager of the Philadelphia oillce. II. S. Kosenthal of Chicago, general sales agent. W. H. 1UIR and A. M. Ixicke of the Male Concrete Machinery Co. of Min-1 neapoliB. Victor L. Phillips and John Wilson of tiie Kansas City ofHee. W. U Northrop, Iowa sales agent. Tho directors are: S. D. Moore, 11. M. Reed Alfred l.ongley and W. H. nrunn. The officers are: President, H. H. hlchty; vice president, L. 51. Weideman; secretary, A. Kleiben- stein; advertising manager, C. b. ,-ovelnnd. __D..................... VoDtonlny afternoon II. II. llosen- nVfleii from lUiriin to" escape tooUviins, of the slate checkers, coin- msiny honors, and went to a place! mnnlcatod by long distance tele- near Dresden, bul could not evon phono with tho olllco of the auditor of there avoid large juuheriiiKH and state, with reference to a tiino when .1. F. Wall, head of the county ac- counting department, could come to Waterloo and rend the report for 1914, which will be completed soon bv Mr. ItOHenkrniis and V. A. Hurley. j The have been ai work on the books of 1915 alno, and the re- sults of this will be madoj public, later. No information bus been given out bv the checkers. It I' K XT K US, ATI1 K NT IO N'. MomberB of the Carpenter local are reiiiicntcd to meet at Carpenter BELL-ANS Absolutely Removes Indigestion. One package proves it 25c at all druggists. AT HEADQUARTERS IT'S Beverly Cal Feb 17 the! organization to further painless child staunched advocates of painless birth.In childbirth is Mrs. Athol Tucker of this city. Mrs. Tucker is a society matron and is taking steps toward an Silk Department! Her baby, Mary Margaret, was born by the so-called "sunrise slumber" method, which Involves the use of nitrous-oxide or oxygen onalgia. AV1M) HOGS INCREASE IN AS OF WAH Berlin, Feb. war has evi- dently had a marked effect in reduc- ing hunting In Alsace-Lorraine, us appears from a recent decree of tho Strassburg authorities. Wild hogs have Increased In some parts of the country to such an extent that tho government has given to the local authorities the right to order the hunting of the animals at frequent Intervals during the winter months. This applies to casca where tho own- ers of hunting rights fail to shoot off the increase of the hogs, and the expressed by Mr. Ruuciman. ring to this, Mr. Hirst said: Refer- "In all wars of the past out of which Great Britain has emerged with a greater or less degree of suc- cess, we have always relied mainly on our naval and financial power. We have never attempted to raise a great continental army and have never adopted any form of compul- sion for military service abroad. In the Napoleonic wars it is quite true that the Duke of Wellington was in command of the British army in Spain and at "Waterloo. But I don't think he had on the average more than to men in the peninsula campaign, and at Water- loo only British troops were engaged. In this war parliament has already sanctioned an army of four millions, altho the navy is on a much larger scare than in the past and la playing at least as much part as it ever played in wars ot the past. in regard to finance. During the Napoleonic wars we gave day in England and five millions a day in Germany; could they go on? He said, however, there were some things he could not discuss and this was one of them. But he felt that there are financial and economic fac- tors in the wear that are as great or greater than military campaigns, expedition and which are steadily increasing in im- portance and which cannot be left out of account by those enthusiasts who would rush hlindly ahead and who talk lightly of. crushing nations and altering all the old boundaries of Europe. Some of these factors and their inevitable tendencies he had summed up in his political econ- omy of war, as follows: The Ruin That Threatens. What will he the condition of. Eu ope, when -peace comes thru ex austion, after the continental states ave used up all their credit and bor owed all that can be borrowed, maj e left to the imagination of thosi vho can see further than the write hru the gathering gloom. How com nerce will be financed, manu actures will be revived, how bankin vill be carried on, how public bank gainst a southern prisoner, Capt. iordon, held in the north under sen- eiice of death, and as a result he also was under sentence of death un- 11 Gordon was released. When Gor- lon died later some of the southern >apers had the picture of Gordon and 'rey as the two whose lives had been laired against each other. But few a number of small loans and sub- sidies to foreign powers. I think I am within the facts in stating that, up to the present, we have contract- ed or promised to our allies at least ten times as much in the course of a war of eighteen months as we con- tributed in the twenty-one years of the French wars. Ami it will be ob- served that the sum is much greater proportionately as well as relatively Smaller Army Hotter. facts will perhaps explain the reasonableness of the criticisn has been directed both to the expeditionary policy and to the size of the army. I may add that a ver> able business man in the house o commons, Mr. Holt, stated the othe day that we would be more likely t bring the war to a successful termi nation with an army of three millio than with an army of four millio men. This is clearly the case if thos military experts are right who hoi with de Bloch's theory that it is war of exhaustion and attrition, am that decisive military victories of the Napoleonic type are improbable. An- nother member of parliament, Mr. Godfrey Collins, who has studied mil- itary finance very closely, predicted last week that as a result of the ex- peditionary policy and the enlarge- ment of the army, our daily expendi- tures would rise in the course of a couple of months to pounds sterling, which would be at the rate of pounds sterling a year. German Finances Toppling. "Meantime German finance is crumbling. I judge that their expen- ditures are between pounds and pounds a. day, and the internal economy of Germany is suf- fering more and more from issues ol Indigestible paper currency." Mr. Hirst wns asked what was to come of these stupendous daily ex millions sterling latter crops. commit ravages upon the WAR IJSSSOJfS SUICIDES. Vienna, Fob. all the misery and unhapplness caus- ed by the war, the number of suicides and attempted suicides in Vienna was far smaller than usual last year. Vi- enna has long had an unenviable no- toriety among the capitals of Europe mil cu cl.ga.Liiai ecu-11 LOITT IT M ,.t inew this northern soldier, Frey, was on account of its large number of. sul- the president of Switzerland. The and Tele- graph Union, of which Mr. Frey di- rects, is one of those world-organi- zations administered here in Berne. It Is rather strange that Switzerland, far from the sea and without any cable connections, should be chosen to direct the vast ramifications of the world's cables, to which has now been added the world's wireless sys- tems, and all the telegraph of Eu- rope and the Orient. But it is large- ly for the reason that Switzerland has no direct interest in these huge systems, and stands at one side as a neutral observer, that she Is chosen to carry on this intricate service. ctdes. In 1913 there were sui- cides and attempted suicides, as com- pared with 1.2SG In 1914, and only SSI during the past year. DOCTOKS SCARCE IX VIENNA. Vienna, Feb. few doctors are left in Vienna that professional consultations over the telephone have become very numerous. In- stead of calling the doctor to the house many people now seek his ad- vice over the telephone, especially in cases where the patient has already examined..The Vienna Medical association reminds the public of a legal decision, rendered some years that such conversations are to ruptcies on an unheard of scale ar o be are questions vhich defy experience and baffle even.the wisest heads." And he adds: "If force leads nowhere and of- ers ho remedy, then reason must be summoned to save western Europe from social and economical ruin. Perchance the new world may recall sanity to the old." Colonel House had ample oppor- tunity in his recent visit to note and develop this last sentence. IT. S. ARMY USES TRACTORS TO PULL HEAVY GUN'S Relief for Catarrh Sufferers Now FREE You Can NoW Treat This Trouble in Your Own Home and Get Relief at Once. Fort Sill, Okla., Feb. ments using traction engines in- stead of artillery horses to pull heavs field pieces, have been conducted re cently under the direction of the war department, it became today The tests, made upon marshy grount on the military reservation, were un der the direction of two colonels and; lieutenant. Spectators asserted that one of the] eats accomplished was the crossing j f a railroad bridge, a task said to id impossible with draft animals, 'u'lling a heavy cannon hehind it. the uachine rumbled over the ties with- sut mishap, the witnesses said. The ofTicial report of the experi- menting hoard a.s to the adaptability, of tractors for use in active service will be made to the United States department of war. HORKORS HIT TKITTOXS HARD: XO MORK GARTERS OR SUSl'RXDKRS. Vienna, Feb. scarcity of rubber elastic has caused all the garter factories In Austria- Hungary to ciose down, as well as most of those In Germany, lilastic garters and suspenders are no 'longer to be "had, except where, here and there, a dealer had some stock left on his shelves. Elastic strings which could be bought be- fore the war at the rate of for 200 pounds, now cost from to for the same quantity, and are hard to get even at those prices. Thread has gone up from .70 cents to and dyestuffs have also doubled in price. SWITZERLAND COXTROT.fi 'CARLES OK THE WORLD How the Remedy for Catarrh Was Discovered. By the nfa> mfthod the and throat are Berne, Switzerland. Feb. Frey, former president of Swit.ze.r-1 land, is one of the notable men of the country, who since retiring from the presidency, has become head of the international union by which the tel- egraph, cable and wireless systems of the world are regulated at this cen- tral point. Hut while Mr. Frey has risen to the highest office in his own country, he feels that he is about half American for he was in the American Civil war from start to finish as a member of an Illinois regiment, was captured at Gettysburg and held as a prisoner for fifteen months at Richmond, met and knew such war figures as Grant. Sheridan, Lee and Longstreet, and later on returned to Washington as Swiss minister, where he renewed the acquaintance with Sheridan and others -made in war i days. When a friend remarked on the the cause, Careful experiments and investigations have shown that as the troubles were expelled from the nose and throat, the real cause of the disease was overlooked and in a short time the Catarrh would return stronger than ever. Mr. Gauss has gone vvay ahead of the ordinary methods of treatment and has provided a remedy that Removes tHe Catise and Immediately Gives Re- lief to the Nose and Throat THIS terrible disease has raged unchecked for years simply be- fjTective cause symptom! have been directly to the treated while the cause of gRWrf mem- the trouble has been left to in the blood, and brine the disease back as fast as local treatments could relieve it C. E. Gauss, who experimented for years on a treatment for Catarrh, found that after perfecting a balm that relieved the nose and throat troubles quickly, he could not prevent the trouble beginning Tnc Elirir. ovcr again- tCSt C3SCS> din-cs influence completely remove all coZsmifnkrunes signs of Catarrh from nose dfOic tody and throat, but in a few cures the an- ease ty WCCKS they Were DaCK. Reese Jones, of Scmnton, Fcnn.. says that nftcr tryinjr many other treatments, he used this new method nnd "My nose is now entirely clear and free nnd I am not bothered by the disease nny inorc. The New Combined Treatment is worth. its -freight in sold." Temporary relief from cntarrh may he obtained in other ways, but the Combined Treatment must inevitably be accepted for permanent results. Sarnk J. Cape. Mount Peli.1. Tcnn.. says. "I I suffered the pains nnd distress of catarrh for i the I I JCIlUlUe I 1 rCdLIU Goes to the Root of Stopped-up noses Constant "frog-in-tht- throat" Nasal discharges Hawking and spitting Snoring at night Bad breath Frequent colds Difficult breathing Smothering sensation !n dreams Sudden fits of sneezing Dry mucus in nose and any of the other symp- toms that indicate ap- proaching or present catarrh thirteen years and needless to state, tried nearly every method. But by your new method I was completely cured and you cannot imasinc the joy that has come over me." I FREE I C. E. GAUSS. Trial Treatment FREE 82al Mala Mlch correctness of his English, he said: "I took my lessons vmder rather novel conditions in Libhy prison at Richmond. My prison companion could speak nothing Init English so that after being with him for fifteen months I had acquired a good knowl- edge of English." Jlr. Frey was held as a. hostage This new method is so important to the wel- fare of humanity, so vital to every person suffer- imr.from nny form of calnrrh. that the oppor- tunity to actually test it nnd trxn-e its results, xrill be eladly extended without one cent of cost. A large trial treatment, with complete, mi- nute directions, will be sent free to any catarrh- sufferer. Send no money, take no risks, make no promises. Simply clip, siffn nnd mail the cou- pon nnd the test package of the New Combined Treatment will be sent, fully prepaid) together with the valuable book on Catarrh. If your New Combined Treatment will relieve my Catarrh nnd brincr me health nnd sood spirits again. I am willing to be shown. 'So. without cost or obligation to me. send, fully prepaid, the Treat- ment nnd Boot. Address We receive letters almost daily from Silk Manufacturers telling of advances in prices of silk. WE DO NOT WANT TO ADVANCE PRICES AND WILL NOT, until compelled to, but it is absolute- ly certain as long as present conditions exist, prices are bound to advance for the reason that RAW SILK IS COSTING THE MANUFACTURER NEARLY DOUBLE WHAT IT DID A YEAR AGO. They are paying enormous advances for dyestuffs and dyeing-THE WAGES OF THE WEAVERS HAVE BEEN ADVANCED 15% IN THE FACTORIES THROUGHOUT NEW ENGLAND IN THE LAST 90 DAYS owing to the fact that the arms and munition factories are all working 3 shifts of 8 hours every day and paying big wages to get help, which has made it necessary for all other manufac- turers to advance wages very materially. We own and have in the store by far the greatest silk stock we have ever shown, all bought and con- tracted for long before the recent heavy advances. We propose to give our customers the benefit. T CC If bought now would have VJlllTOn 1 at teta. to retail at on sale 3, yard............................................... A 1_ J will in a very short time 4lMncn crepe de dime have to be sow at Now selling, yard Under present market conditions will have to bring, yard. 40-inch Georgette Crepe Now selling, yard.................... If you are going to need Silks in the next six months you will save big money by buying is at its best. CHENEY'S SHOWERPROOF FOULARDS, VALENTINES, MAYFLOWER SILKS, CREPE DE CHINES, GEORGETTE CREPES, INDESTRUCTIBLE VOILES, OMBRE STRIPE CREPES, SATIN STRIPE CREPES, MILITARY STRIPES AND PLAIDS, BENGALINES, GROS' DE LONDRES, FAILLES, TUB CREPES, JERSEY SPORT STRIPE SILKS, KIMONO SILKS, MESSALINES, TAFFETAS, ETC., ETC. BUY SILKS TOMORROW SECOND FLOOR- TO HAVE THAT NEW SPRING GOWN LOOK EIGHT IT IS VERY ESSENTIAL YOU HAVE THE PROPER CORSET. We fit you correctly. Tho now spring models arc hero in great variety. WARNERS! REDFERN! LA VIDA! W. B.! BINNER! R. G. CORSETS, etc. We surely have a Corset that will fit your individual needs. BRASSIERES, full line, lace and embroidery hi flesh and white, special, at.............................SI.00 to CORSET FLOOR. Sale Towels, Tomorrow and Saturday FANCY TURKISH lot blues, pink, yellow, white, worth to 39c. (Sec window) each.................. BLEACHED TURKISH lot hem- med, 22x42, 22c values, each..............-............. 16c BLEACHED TURKISH white, white with yellow border, 19x3S. worth IGc, sale price, each...... lot all BLEACHED TURKISH white, size 18x36, worth 14c, sale A price, each 1UC BLEACHED TURKISH lot fringed, 13x34, sale price, each............................... 5e ALL LINEN HUCK lot bleached, size 18x36, worth today 35c; sale price, each........................ WHITE lot Waistings, sheer 36 to 40 inch, Lar-c Cloths, Marquisettes, Voiles and Flaxons, worth to 39c, yard......... FANCY WHITE to 40 in Hi Gab- ardines, Jacqnards, PiqAies, or Poplins, etc., IU I 3C All at a Special Discount. 36 INCH SOFT FINISH LONa CLOTH, worth 12 YARD BOLT 36 INCH SOFT FINISH LONG- CLOTH, 15c value I 2 YARD 36 INCH One lot, soft tinish. vahic, yard PLAIN WHITE 40-inch, worth 35c. sale price, yard AA J 1 .UU 18c Buy your Towels and White Goods Tomorrow and Saturday. -SECOND FLOOR'.-. I ;