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Waterloo Evening Courier And Waterloo Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - February 17, 1916, Waterloo, Iowa WATERLOO.EVENING COURIER AND REPORTER. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, EXPERT TO TfiLK SHOHTKSS LECTURES AT LOCAL CLUIJ TOMOBKOW. Address for Next Week Specially Prepared "for Waterloo. Edwin S- Shortess of the engineer- ing department of Iowa State college will deliver an illustrated lecture on "The Philippine Islands; Their Progress and Industrial Develop- ment." at tho Commercial club to- morrow evening. Members of the club, their wives families and friends have been invit- ed to attend the lecture, which is one of a. series running thru the present winter months. Mr. Shortess has a wonderful fund of information concerning the Ameri can possessions in the archipelago and his lautern slides were selected from views of all parts of the islands and all phases of island life IijteresUiiK Career. It was as a soldier in tho Unltoc States army that :vir. Shortess lire went to the Philippine Islands, anc after receiving discharge he en tered the Insular school depart men as a teacher. He was employed teaching, supervising, and supcrin tending schools in the provinces of the Philippines for six years and for the six years following he engaged in commercial and newspaper work in Manila. His residence in the Philippines covered a period of almost fourteen years and his experiences during that time were such as to briug him into close contact with all existing condi- tions there, and to give him a very true knowledge of the various habits and customs of the people of all parts of the archipelago. Special for AVntcrloo. On Friday evening of next week the Commercial club will bring to Waterloo Professor George F. Kay h'ead of the department of geologj of the State University Iowa, who will deliver an illustrated lecture on "How the Surface of Iowa Came to -which ho has prepared special- ly for Waterloo. Professor Kay's lecture is based on a special study of the surface and Boils of Black Hawk county and the Commercial club is preparing for one of the biggest meetings of the year. DARING BRITISH SUBMARINE BRAVES BALTIC ICE TO ATTACK FOE. BE RECORDED Mr. Glonny stated that he appreciat- ed friends' effort, but owing to Canadian Interests and building opera- tions which he now has under way it would be impossible for him to de- vote the time to the work if he was elected. GANDIDATKS OFFICIALLY KXTKHBD IX HACK. JHiiT A. Jfirown, Assistant City At- torney, M'uy Ke Candidate. race. Yesterday was on which nomination The first day for filing nomination papers for city offices passed without any candidates formally entering the the first clay papers could be filed officially at .the city auditor's office, but it Is believed it will be several days before any papers are filed. A supply of, nomination blanks .was received at City Auditor DeGon's olfico yesterday, but none of the prospective candidates has made ap- plication for blanks. Under a re- vised section of the code the lust The .submarine 13-0, with Commander Max Morton in charge, las arrived back in port, covered with Ice, after one of the most thrilling ad- ventures of the war. With the ther- mometer hovering around the zero! point, the tindnr-sc.i craft forced her way thru tho, ice noes in the Baltic and sank a German destroyer. To get to the destroyer she was forced to so thru mine fields and aftor sinking tho day of flllug will fall on March 11, as the law has been changed to read that all nomination papers must bo filed fifteen days before election, in- stead of ten days, as in the past. Political leaders continue their ac- tive canvass for strong candidates, but it is not believed that any of the tickets has so far been completed Many of tho men whose names havo been suggested as probable candi- dates have absolutely refused to en ter the race. Tho office of city attorney is ap parently one of the most popular of fices at the disposal of the voters. vessel, to return thru the same fields. I Many candidates for that office have She escaped without striking a mine been suggested and the name of Burr anci without being discovered by tho A. Brown, assistant city attorney, is Germans. When she arrived In port now being used In connection with Honored Resident of Jesup Is Dead Jeeup. Feb. Catherine Sherman, age 77, a highly respected and honored resident of this community, died at her home here yesterday at 1 o'clock. She had resided in Jesup and vicinity for fif- ty-four years. She is survived by eleven children. The (laughters are: Mrs. Ellen Styer, David City, Neb.; Mrs. Mary Atkins of Barclay town- ship, Black Hawk county; Mrs. Nel- le Terapus, Independence, and Misses Clara and Sarah Sherman of Jesup The sons 'are: Henry, Silas, John S'orris, Edward and Jacob, the sons ill residing in Jesup and vicinity. The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at the Presbyterian church conducted by the pastor, Rev. Arthu O. Knapp. Interment will be in th new Barclay cemetery. OPPONENTS OP, WOMAN'S SUFFRAGE OPEN OFFICF eihational money orders on poetof- cea in that country may now be IB- ued. They are to be issued, how- ver, at the rlak of the sender. Roy-V. Smith, who haa been ape- !al delivery' carrier at the local post- fflce for several years, has resigned nd has been, succeeded by R. D. 'opping. recent attack of grip. Mr. Cooper was a farmer. ing Courier and Reporter. DIES AT AGE OF 102. Feb. hooper, 102 years old, died here to- ay from an illness resulting from a Additional Want Ads too at Everybody's Laun- dry. she was covered with a complete ing of heavy sea ice. political gossip. Mr.. Brown has boen assistant city past two years. attorney for the Britain Refuses Food to Poland LIN'COL.V A X I> WASHINGTON Ol-JLEHRATION'S. West High, East. Iti.eh nnrt Y. M. C A. Plan Programs. CITY IN BRIEF Eyo Aches? It's host to see Buchan- an if eye strain is cause, (advertise men t) London, Feb. Britain has not refused to allow food to reach Poland, according to a state- ment made by Sir Edward Grey, in reply to a. question in the house of commons today. The foreign minister added that the entente government had been ap- proached with a request that food be sent to Poland under neutral con- trol, but the allies replied they could not consider the question until "var- ious methods of spoliation" adopted by the central powers had ceased. To do otherwise, he said, would he mere- ly to supply food to the Germans. -Under the guise of a question to Sir Edward Grey, Laurence Ointicll, Nationalist member of parliament for the north division of West Meath, made the allegation that pressure had been used by the entente allies to dissuade the Belgian government from accepting from Germany an of- fer to re-establish the integrity of Belgium to restore her independence and to fully compensate Tier for dam- ages sustained. This brought a blunt answer from the foreign secretary. "The statement made in the ques- tion is entirely untrue." Sir Edward added that he believed the statement of .in offer being made to Belgium was also untrue. West high, oast high and the Y. M. C. A. have each completed arrange- ments for patriotic programs in hon- or of Washington's and Lincoln's birthdays in two instances and of Washington's birthday in the other.' Tho west high program will be given on the afternoon of Friday, Feb. and will bo in tho nature of a joint Lincoln nnd Washington birthday celebration. AB Is the cus- tom at this annual event, members of Robert Anderson post, G. A. will attend in a body. The program will be as followa; Orville Tannitlier officiating as presiding officer: school. Address of Leon- ard. Johnson. club. Reading. "George Eileen Collins. school. Anecdotes from the life of Lincoln Graham. Playlet. "How the Vote Was Won, Horace Cole.........Roy CIcvelum Ethel, his wife.....Marjorie Tayler Mrs. Catherine. made, a business trip to La Porte City yes- terday. Mr. and Mrs. II. B. TJlakeman ot .lesup were visitors in Waterloo to- day. John J. HerkinB, manager of th Waterloo Trunk company, has just re urned from a business trip in the northwest. Miss Anna Rinchart of Chicago irrived in the city yesterday for an extended visit with her sister, Mrs. Charles Isaacson, 51S Dawson street. Other attorneys whose names have been suggested as candidates on va- rious tickets are James Clark, W. B. McMurray and E. H. McCoy. Glcnny Not Candidate. A. E. Glenny, who had been sug- j gested as a candidate for park com- 13es Molries, Feb. H. missioner, announced this moniing of Pocahontas today resigned that it would be impossible for him Allen Resigns to Run for Governor] Miss Clara Markeson, state organ Jzer for the Iowa Association Oppose to Woman's Suffrage, arrived In Wa terloo today to taxe cnarge of th office which her association.- h opened in the Ellis hotel block o Fifth street. Miss Markeson expec- to organize locally a campaig which will culminate in the primary on June 5, when the fate of the Iowa equal suffrage hill will be determined. The president of the association which she represents is Mrs. Simon Casady of Des Moines; Miss Alice French (Octave Thanet) of Daven- port, is the first vice president. Miss Kate Van' Duzee of Dubuque is chair- man the Third congressional dis- trict. SUCCESS OF i NEW REKOT FOI EMMIE, KlDIETS, RlEUIUnSI. Dtar Mr. suffered for backache. Last March I tried 'Anuric" and bare used this new kid- ney medicine recently discovered by Dr. Pierce, and it waa wonderful the way it eased the pain and gave me relief in such a short time. I hava tried several -medicines, but "Anaric" Is the only one that gave satisfaction. I feel it my duty to recommend "Anurio Tablets "to any one who suffers as I did. Signed) Mas.MARGARET E. SNIDER. NOTE Folks in town and adjoining counties are delighted with the they have obtained byuaing" discovery of Dr. Pierce, who is head of the INVALIDS' H.OTKL and SUBGICAL INSTITUTE, in Buffalo, N. Y. Those who started the day with a back- ache, stiff legs, arms and and an aching head (worn out before the day began because they were in and oat of'bed half a dozen times at night) are appreciating the perfect rest, comfort and hew strength they obtained from Dr. Pierce's Anuric Tablets. To prove that this is a certain uric acid solvent M Housekeeper. Call or write S20 Sycamore St. on Good Security. Private loan preferred. Addreei B-26 care Courier. For PurniHbml light housekeeping rooms, close in. 820 Commercial St, For 20-foot Motor boat in first class condition. Phone 2217. For Automobile in good condition. Price Phone 2217. For General House. Mra. W. C. Dotson, 1127 Independence ATO. For Eggs 2Sc. De- livered in two dozen lots or more. Rosedale Butter, none better at 34c. Phone 384. Girl for General housework; good wages, small family, electric washing machine. Phone 1381 Red. in Retail ware store by steady young man, thoroly erperlenced. Best referenc- es. Willing to leave city. A. G. White, South street. us state senator in order Unit he may he a candidate for the Republican nomination for governor. The resig- nation was handed, to Governor Clarke. Edward Cunningham ot Buena Vista, speaker of the lower house in the thirty-fifth general assembly an- nounced he will be a candidate for late senator from his district. to become a candidate for the office MONEY TO GREECE NOW. Postmaster M. H. Kelly has been notified by the postoffice department that the order prohibiting the issuing of postal money orders on points In Greece had been withdrawn and In- and conquers headache, kidney anc Bladder diseases and rheumatism. If you've never used the cut this out and send ten cents to Doctor Pierce for a large sample package; This will prove to you that "Anuric" is thirty-seven times more active than lithia in eliminating uric the most perfect kidney and bladder cor- rector. If you are a sufferer, go to your best druggist and ask for a 50-oent box of You run no risk for Dr. Pierce'a good name stands behind thia wonderful new discovery as it has for the past half century for his "Golden Medical a general tonio made from roots with pure glycerine; which makes the blood pure, his "Fa- vorite Prescription" for weak women and "Pleasant Pellets" for liver ills. For Drawer couch 3 rockero each, bed 2, library tahle side board sanitary cot and pad etc. 515 Jefferson. Real Sale-, fl-room strictly modern home and fnll size lot, reasonably close In, paved street, desirable location. Will take one or two lots as first payment, bal- ance same as rent. Phone 3466 'Black or 724. Real Sale By Owner, m large, eight room, all modern house, lot 62 by 150 feet. Large cistern. Choice location. Will sell reasonable. Party leaving city. Ad< dress 907 W. Mullan. Telephone 2920 Black. TIITC SMART SHOP THE SMART SHOP THE SMART SHOP THE SMART SHOP THE SMAJRT SHOP THE SMART SHOP ANNOUNCEMENTS. .Temple Robekah lodge, No. 54, will nioct in I. O. O. F. hall Friday evening at o'clock. Melchoir court. No. S, Tribe of Ben Hur, will moot in regular session on Friday evening in A. O. U. W. hall, livery member is urged to bo pres- ent as there will bo something of in- terest for each. Dancing for mem- bers and friends will be enjoyet following business. The regular Homesteaders clnl dance for members and friends wil bo given at tho Black Hawk I. O. O hall this evening instead of u Labor temple. MERCHANTS VLAN AXXUAT, BANQUET. ST.AKTLIXG SHOWN CUXSUS Bank Clearings (Supplied by Black Hawk County Ab- stract Co.) Waterloo bank rlearinps for the week ending Thursday, Feb. 17, were as follows: Saturday.......... Holiday Monday.......... T.02J S2.67 4 Wednesday........ Thursday......... .52.070.4 16.SO Total clearings. Corresponding week of Corresponding of I'll Itcalty Transfers. Week ending Feb. 16, iniG. 47, Previous week. Week ending Feb. 17, 1915, 27, Week ending Feb. J 6, 10] 6, 34 Previous week, 27, S6S.057.40. Week ending Feb, 17, 19irv31 JS2.107.00. Chattel Week ending Feb. 1C, 1016, J1.S30. Previous week, 17, Week eB'ilng Feb. 37, 13 Instrument? filed to date, 723. Same date last year, 620. Increase, 103. Winnlfred, his sister ..............He-Ion Whitniorc Agatha Cole, his sister ............CJenevieve Gardiner Molly, his niece .Marjorie Tucker Madam Christine, second cousin .................Maybeth Mack Maudic Spark, his lirst cousin ................Yvonne Barton Aunt Lizzie...........Hello Haiina Gerald Williams......Carroll Cole Lilly ..................Ida .Davis At Ka-st HUtli. The Erodelphian society of east high will give ils annual patriotic program in the manna! training aud- itorium tomorrow afternoon, begin- ning at Members of (he G. A. R.. the W. R. C. and the Ladies of the G. A. R., will be the guests of honor. All friends of tho school arc invited. Following is the program: Address of Lin- delof, president of the society. Piano Luthmor. Essay. "The Father of Our Conn Welstead. Sadler. Clarinet Lamb. Short Seebers of the G. A. H. Farce, ''Friday Afternoon nt a P. Claxton, commissioner of the federal bureau of education, in a cir- cular letter received by the Commer- cial club, presents somo startling figures rplativo to 'the non-English speaking employes in American fac- tories. The loiter stales that the census shows that foreign-born whites ton years of ago and over are engaged in gainful occupations in the United States. H also discloses tho facts that fifteen years of age and over can not speak the Eng- lish language and that are unablo to or write in any lan- guage. The bureau of education is encour- aging night schools and similar edu- cational institutions for this class of foreigners. Tho Waterloo Retail Merchants' association will hold its annual ban- quet and business meeting at Hotel Hiissel Lamsou on "Wednesday even- ing. March S, the board of directors decided at a meeting in the Chamber of Commerce rooms last night. Further plans for the banquet and toast program were left in the hands of the following committee: M. J. Morgan, Henry Frank, George Dunn. F. M. Wilson, A. W. I3urch and L. R. Cohen. This committee will limit the program to brief talks by members, on subjects dealing with retail business in this city. Officers of the association will make their annual reports and the election of officers for the ensuing will follow. The question of publishing a local rade bulletin came up for discussion, but action on this was deferred until he annual meeting. Members who avor the publication of the bulletin lave in mind a monthly sheet, set- ing forth the merits ot articles which may be purchased in Water- oo. It was decided that the time for ssuinp; the new rate book should be postponed from March 1 to April 15. The directors also voted that the date, for the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra concert should be May 15. Smart Shop Dresses Are Proof that the "Good Things of Life Need Not Come Dear" THK ICE HAKVKST IS NEAK1NCJ If the weather does not become too warm the Crystal Ice Fuel com Here you will find a goodly stock of Dresses at varying the lower to the high, to gradually and always represent- ing distinctive styles and the fullest value obtainable for the money, asked. FOR ROY SCOUTS. All those who are members of troop S, Boy Scouts, and all who desire to become members are re- quested to be at the Y. M. C. A. at o'clock this evening. The troop committee, the scout master and the assistant scout master win ho present and an important meeting will be held. Steps will be. taken to organize a local council as soon as tho Waterloo troop is registered. Camp arrange- ments for the coining spring- will be announced at the meeting 'tonight panv will complete its ice harvest for] nml H is Promised that these arrangc- "its own houses, but four or five days 'uenls Wl11 be a surprise to the mem- Countrv of Kro- nois Central icehouses. The quality of the ice is superior, being better oven than it was last year. Two 'weeks today the company started l.o fill the large bonnes on the east At flic V. M. C. A. In honor of Washington and Lin- coln a massme'-ting of boys interest- ed in the flr.an life campaign will lie hplri at the V. M. C. A. next Saturday afternoon at o'clock. Between 300 and 400 boys are expected to at- tend. Addresses on the value of bers. of the river, near Mullan ave- nue. It had previously filled tho [west side houses with ice gathered i below M'.illan avenue bridge. Tlie. i 'ire that is now huirit; put. up is ?e- cured near .1. E. Sedgwick's cottage: i and is being pushed thru a channel! ia mile long. j I After tomorrow (hr machinery will i ho moved to the wesi bank, clean living will ho. made by a num- where the ion will be loaded on her of Waterloo business men audivvagonR to the Illinois several Fchooi athletes. A winter I ontral grounds swim in the pool will follow the pro- j gram. Every boy In Waterloo, wheth- er or not he has joined tho clean life campaign, is invited to attend. The greater the circulation ot a paper, ths greater number of read- ers for advertisements. The livening ADVERTISING CTA'H MRlvTS PIITSONKUS OK WAR IN" KKAXCK TO RKCKIVK PAY Suffer From Piles no matter how long- or how to your drupplst today and get a 60 cent box of Pyramid rile It will give quick relief, and a slnglo box often cures. A trial package mailed free In plnin wrapper If you Paris, Feb. the terms of nn order issued by (lie war office AT IIOTF.L TONIGHT, as published In tho army organ. La 'France Militaire. German officers who! w" A meeting of the Town Criers' ad-; are prisoners of war in Franco are to! "3 vertising nlr.b xvill be held this even-p receive an amount each month equal Ing at the Ellis hotel. Dinner will be to that of French officers on served at o'clock, after which las previously fixed in the French i several committees will make their j army regulaiion-s. reports. John DowJln will give, a pa-j Similar treatment is to be accorded on "What to Do V.'lth the Mail i French ofilcers, prisoners in Ortier Business.'' The program tnany. This arrangement has been more than copies mlttee has some other features which reached thru negotiations by Jvery. day In Waterloo. r. be of Interest to the members! French and 'Oerm.in govern ments. FREE SAMPLE COUPON PYRAMID DRUG COMPANY, 5SO Pyrnmid Bids., Marshall. Mich. Kindly semi me n. Frco Bntnplo of PyramidPitcTrcBtnicnt, In plain wrapper. Street City State These Dresses arc made all tlic more striking and distinctive when worn for outdoor use under a Smart Shop Goat. Our Coats are creations in themselves, speaking for America's foremost designer's thoughts and arc conclusive evidence of our good taste in mer- chandising. Smart Shop Suits As for Spring Suits of 1916, is seen they arc along tailored lines. The Coats with a flare awl jamitincss that emphasize the spirit of feminity, while the fullucss of the Skirts echoes the charm of the modes of the century just past. It is to he remembered too, that whether your visit to The Smart Shop be today, next week or next month, your satisfaction with Smart Shop Suits will be com- plete and abiding. The Smart Shop TWO FOURTEEN EAST FOURTH STREET. T1IK SMART SM'OP TIIH SMART SHOP THK SMART SHOP THK SMAIIT SHOP THK SMART SHOP THK 'SMART SHOP ;