The Des Moines Register from Des Moines, Iowa on September 24, 1916 · Page 4
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The Des Moines Register from Des Moines, Iowa · Page 4

Des Moines, Iowa
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Sunday, September 24, 1916
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T1IB IF,S MOTORS REWSTEK: SUNDAY MORNING. SEPTKMBEIt 2t. 1016. FRACTION LINES 0?l "UNFAIR LIST" Answers to Inquiries About "8av the Pieces" New York Elevated, Subway and Surface Lines to Be . Picketed by Unions. STRIKE PLANS 00 ON State Board of Mediation to Open Searching Inquiry ' Into Walkout. NEW YORK, Sept. 2S.- Traction linen of New York, upon which a strike has been In prepress since Sept., B, were officially placed upon f the unfair list todav by the con-ference of labor leaders which yes-" terriay called for a siiKpenslon of ; work by approximately (100,000 i' workers to aid the striking car-men. Arrangements have been 1 made to picket the subway, ele-,,. vated and surface lines, It was an nounced, for the purpose of "discovering the patrons." i Penalties for riding UDon these 'i Jines will be imposed on members V ft unions by their respective organ- f lint Ions, It was stated by Ernest (ft Jiohm, .secretary of the Central John B. The pieces of the map are to be so arranged as to form the map of Europe as It was before the war started. Any standard map of Europe will be an accurate guide. Isabella W. The contest does not end until Nov. IS, but you can turn In your entry to the contest editor any time you wish. ' William 8. The twelve nieces are the curved lines Inside the out line of Europe, when correctly put together they will form the boundary lines '( the countries of Europe. Jotephlne M. The prizes will be paid In cash by The Register and Tribune company. The first prize Is fiou worth working lor, Isu t It? Alice J. We are answering your inquiry by mall, as you request. If you have any more questions we will be glad to have you call at The Register and Tribune office and ask for the Save the 1'lecea editor. The Save the Pieces Contest page will appear In The Evening Tribune this week. There'a $800 In cash prizes In this contest for clever people. S. U. L TO ENFORCE TRAINING INARMS Capt. Mumma Says None Excused Except for Physi cai Disability. Is Federated union. Must Not I'se Cars. ' The proposal to suspend work Is based by labor lenders upon tho contention that union men have no right to ride upon cars operated by strikebreakers and protected by policemen. They assert. In addi tion, that by using such means of transportation they are menacing j. their personal safety, f j Members of , the labor confer-) enre, which Is said to represent ft eighty unions in Greater New Vork, fi continued their plans today to put ( tba sympathetic strike Into effect j i at 8 o'clock next Wednesday morn-if j ing. Several of the leaders Issued .! I HtRtements In which they said in- 1 1 dividual unions were signifying Ul I their Indorsement of the confer-' ience action and predicting a wfde-Itwspread tieun of the clly'a Industries. IJ One faction of trade unionism, however, Is said to hold the belief ; I that the proposed "suspension of i ' work" would constitute a repudia-, ( tlon and abrogation of satisfactory ' t contracts which were signed In it many cases after long anu difficult negotiations. No Vlolutlon of On tracts. Those favoring a sympathetic I i strike have taken the position, on I f 1he contrary, thnt there would he no violation of contract obligations provided tho workers expresHed their willingness to continue at work If their employers were able to supply them with satisfactory means of transportation. Under eilatlng contracts a strike would be Impossible In the bulldlni trades at the city and In tho allied printing trades, and several others, It was said. The state bureau of mediation and arbitration announced that it would begin next Tuesday a searching Inquiry Into the traction strike. GIRLvicTIM OF AUTO" IN CRITICAL CONDITION BACK TO HIS OLD POST Officer Who Lately Has Been in Service With Pershing Returns to University. KING'S DAUGHTERS GIVE SERIES OF ENTERTAINMENTS FOR CHARITY Miss Mary Little of Odebolt at Point of Death in Methodist .Hospital. Miss Mary Little, 18 years old, Is at the point of death at the Methodist hospital as the result of being struck hv an automobile at Tenth and Locust streets yesterday. A Inn utile was on ner way to attend the Capital City Commercial college and was crossing Tenth street when the accident occurred. A car coming from the west on Locust street, driven by O. P. Maxwell, knocked her down and two wheels passed over her body. She was taken unconscious to the hospital, ller home is In Udebolt, la. She came here Sept. 1 to attend the business school. She has h"en 1'ytng st Bt. f'Htharlne's home. II 11 II hi Popular Dress Club 946 Gtti Ave. Announces Their Cut Rate Prices On Cleaning and Pressing j We will Dry Clean and Press any ladies' suits, I , coats or dresses or any men's suits or overcoats w-a f S3 m Capt. Morton C. Mumma, U. 8. A., who has been reassigned to take charge of military Instruction at the Btate University of Iowa at Iowa City after several years' duty In the Philippines and service during the laBt year with Pershing In Mex ico, expects a strong revival of Interest In military drill among the studnnts this year. wb nave ttgntonod up so that, there will be no excuses from drill except for physical disability that makes the work Impossible for the student," he said last night. "It Is probable that we will have to form ten companies this year to take care of the Increased enrollments which will go over the 600 mark. I'harinacy students are the latest to be added to those obliged to take military training and the dental students may be added next. "The work this year will be varied from that of former years In that It will Include much more practical field work and less of the clone formation drill which has taken so much time In the past. The cadets enjoy the work more and It is of more benefit to them who more fluid drills are presented." Captain Mumma called on Governor Clarke at the state house yesterday and conferred with him on the subject of designating a rifle team to enter the national competitive sfioot next year. Ho will not enter a team at Jacksonville this year because of the lack of time for preparatory training. Gover nor Clarke offered to designate Iowa City as the place from which the team should be sent but Cap tain Mumma declined for this year it was under Captain Mumma that the national championship rifle tennis were developed at the university which led all other student teams In the country while be was n direct command, lie hopes to build up a team that will break t old record! during the next two years. STEAMER GOES ON EOCKS Fust Number Will Be Lecture Oct. 16 b Dr. E. B. Rogers of Springfield, 111. Sweet charity will be the means of bringing; an Interesting course of lectures to Dee Moines during the winter which will be given at the Central Presbyterian church un der the auspices of the Stewart Circle of King's Daughters, the proceeds to be donated to the several charities which the daughters help y support. Dr. Kuclld B. Rogers of Springfield, III., will be the first lecturer and will speak Oct. 16 on "The Twentieth Century Church." Dr. Kogers Is an Interested student of men and movements and Is an authority on the humanitarian and sociological trend of the day. He has been chaplain of the senate and a delegate to the national prison congress. The Strang-Coleman entertqtn- ers, who will furnish the program on Nov. 2. are members of the Mid land Chautauqua circuit and their personnel Includes the Scotch Impersonator, Haiti y Strang, baritone, who will Impersonate Scotch characters and give performances upon the cornet, melaphone and bag pipes; Veils Niederhauser-Strang, contralto and pianist: Kdward Coleman, who will play the harp, cornet and French horn, and Grace Penn, violinist and pianist. On Nov. 17 the Varallo-Cross orchestra company will give the enter- tainmeut. The company is well known on the Lyceum circuit and Includes In Its personnel: John li. Vurallo, violin; Micheal Varallo, harp; Goldie Gross, cello and voice; Antonio Mlraglla, flute; Maude Reeder Lyons, child Impersonator and pianist. Parker Fennelly, the well known Chautauqua reader, will present the program of Jan. 6. The fact that Mr. Fennelly has been a member of the Toy Theater company of Boston is ample recommendation for him as a play reader. The final lecture of the series will be given March 19 by Dr. John A. Gray, the man who, a few years ago, spent three month! as a homeless, out of work man, sleeping in the public parks of New York, sometime with a job, sometimes without one, mingling with the out of elbows element of the city in order to Itudy their problems. In his lecture "Out of Work," Dr. Gray will tell of his experiences at thai time. POSTMASTERS EEWAEDED Two Obtain 3 for Enlisting Army Recruits. WASHINGTON. D. C, Sept. 23. The first rewards of $5 for regular army recruits secured by postmasters under the new national defense act, the war department announced today, have bcn paid to Postmasters William J. O'Donley, (Jtica, Okla., and Joseph M. Sltinan, Creensburg, La. War department officials frankly described the new recruiting system as "the last rasn of volunteer enlistments," They pointed out that In giving a 5 premium to postmasters for each recruit the government has made a supreme effort to obtain ita soldiers without resorting to compulsory training. - 1 They predicted that should the plan fall and a sufficient number of recruits to fill the enlarged regular armv not he obtained, it will become necessary to adopt universal train-. lng or some syB--u- w i... -.,.-.---,, 1 iorviee. &3 E3 Expert Workmanship Goods Called for end Delivered Free of t'luirice. Is. : II a Prompt Mervlce. tor m m. i h Ji Nix m 1 1 I , ,' First lines Work fi J J Guaranteed. II I 1 a 3 x i 1 "13 Now is the time to have your clothes relined and refitted for fall by experienced tailors. Our location out of the high rent district enables us to cut our prices. You are not helping us pay for fine fixtures or downtown rent. ; We Can Save You Money Phone Walnut 1523 Elman Bros., old reliable firm, 18 years in Des Moines. All work guaranteed or money refunded I All of Lout Vessel's lfl() Passengers Are Removed. PORTLAND, Me., Sept.. 29 The dreamer Bay State of the Eastern Htenmihlp corporation, bound here from lloeton with 150 passengers, was wrecked on the rocks of Cape Elizabeth at the entrance of the harbor early today. Notwithstanding a heavv fog which was the cause of the mishap, nil those aboard except the crew, were removed safely In small boats. The nentnen elected to Btand y the ship. The value of the Bay State was Pktimnted aH upwards of $200,000. Indications are that the steamer would he broken up as wind and sea were Increasing. RAIL LABOR COST GROWS Western Line Reports Increased Revenues and Expense. . ST. PAUL, Sept. 23. The annual report of the Chicago, Ht. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha railroad, made public today, showed a totnl Increase of $1,681,214 In operating revenue! over 1915. Total passenger receipts were $5,101,440, an Increase of $207,-740, while total freight receipts Increased $1,837,110 to $12,660,214. The cost of labor Increased from $6,600,857 in 115 to $7,204,098 and made un 55.60 per cent of the total operating expenses, $12,968,-837, Most of the wage Increase was due to more time worked, but $90,-812 was due to advance In pay, ,!np Freighter Goes Ashore. SEATTLE. Wash., Sept. 23. The freighter Kunajirl Maru, which sailed from Tacoma this morning for the orient, went ashore Inside of Oungenees spit late today, according to a brief message received here. The vessel is believed to be In no danger. A heavy fog covers tue atralt. jj ! state house notes Captain dered to Mumma, U. S. A., br-take charge of military at the State university at 3 DUS MOIVES' FORK MO ST MIIXIIVEHY TOR 10 s 720-722 Walnut St. S MONDAY And Tuesday Arrival of newest, most exquisite pattern hats that mirror the very latest v xr i i' l view i oik creations reaay Monday at 4.95, 6.55, 7.50 ;d These are among the season's greatest offers. Great Subway Millinery Offers! Ladies' & misses' pretty velvet trimmed hats, .values to $3.00. $1.55 Choice of felt hats, to $3.00. day- finest worth Mon- 95c Children's newest silk velvet tarns. Monday 55c KK WIVDtMV vr JIOtUG llKAKS! ' i H. Henderson, 'cornel, and Dwlght Lewis, trfLlnlnir Iowa City, arrived In Des Moines to day. He has been serving In Mexico. He left the forces on the border Sept. 1. VV. B. Barney, state dairy and fond commissioner, returned to les Moines this morning from Sioux City, where he attended the Interstate fair. Col. J. H. McConlogue, member of the state board of control. Is visiting state prisons In South Dakota and Minnesota to Inspect pris on industries, rtie state oara is looking for additional Industries to Install la low prisons. The Supreme court held a full bench hearing Saturday to take the Mibmlsslon of one case which bad leen advanced. The first division finished its hearings yesterday and the second division will begin hearings next Tuesday. Judge J merce counsel nfcslntnnt. returned from Chicago, where they nnpoared before the interstate commerce commission, defending Iowa in the cement rate hearing. Iowa cement manufacturers want no change In rates. Kansas plants are asking that the rates be lowered In some sections. The case of the state vs. Len Sil ks, appellant, was appenled to the Supreme court yesterday. The question of the sale of temperance drinks in Iowa in Involved. Tho state executive council at Its meeting Saturday decided to allow i the period for taking bids for the! paving of the street through thej canitol extenHlon, to run for sev-1 eral days more. All contractors are being given an opportunity of bidding for the work. Farmers In the Vicinity of Blanehard have organlted a co-operative grain elevator. j The Peoples Building and Saving? association of Ottumwa has renewed its articles of incorporation.' Give Jl Touch of Distinction to any Home It's the difference between the furnishings of your home and their arrangements, their contrast with others, that to a great degree makes your home mean more to you than all others the reflection of your individuality and that of your family that gives it a touch not duplicated elsewhere. ' New productions in furniture, new pattern? in rugs, new drapery materials, even the new labor-saving conveniences all help to individualize the home and make it more comfortable and attractive. ' It is with this thought in mind that we urge you to visit Davidsons when in quest for new and desirable home-furnishings, for these find ready display throughout our various departments. "it Martha Washington Rockers Solid Mahogany Tapestry Upholstered Vashington ' or $29.00 Choice of two style! similar to illustration, Martha Washington or unarlea n patterns; of solid mahogany with high wing-back and spring seat upholstered In verdure tapestry, regularly $37.50. Special at Same in Denim Uph. $27.50 value $20.00 $22.50 Mah. Arm Rockers $16.00 Solid mahogany arm chairs and rockers, Charles II pattern! with shaded cane 3-panel back and brown denim seat; regular $22.50 value Beautiful Livingroom Davenports An unusual showing Is now being made of new overstuffed and upholstered davenports in Adam, Sheraton and Wm. & Mary pattern!. Product! of best shops, mahogany frames (J if fn i jtsinn with cane, denim, velour and tapestry 10 hZIHr seats and backs. Prices V1'uw v $16.00 Marquisette Curtains, Pr.$1.58 Mercerized marquisette curtains adaptable for most any room, in ecru only with hemmed side and base neatly hemstitched ; 36 inches wide, 2ia yards long, reg-d ular $2.25 values, pair. . . l)1.00 Double Marquisette, Yard 35c Extra heavy 38-inch double cable weave marquisette in ecru only, very serviceable with 1 inch heavy edge. Regular 50c quality, yard . . , 75c Cretonnes Yd. 50c Excellent grade cretonnes in rich dark floral and conventional patterns, all 36 inches wide, for overdrapes, pillows, skirt-boxes, etc 65c and 75c qualities, yard ........ 35c 50c $1.50 Sunfasts Yd. 98c Beautiful open-weave Sun-fast overdrapery material in soft self tones of rose, green, brown, etc. ; come 50 inches wide, our regular $1.35 to $1.50 values, choice, yd. . . . 98c Sealy luftless Mattresses Contain 100 per cent pure long-fibre cotton, pneumatically formed into one large pillow for the body, compressed and slipped into a tick, a mattress which conforms to every line of the body, giving an even pressure and insuring perfect rest. There are No Tufts No Linters No Layers Guaranteed for twenty years against becoming uneven or bunchy. Priced for one week, the $25 Sealy Mattress at..., $20.50 jjl""1 Clemens Automobile Co. DISTRIBUTORS Tenth and Mulberry Sts. Telephone Walnut 884 9 J 'Finishing Touches The steady rap-a-tap of carpenters, steam-fitters, glaziers and plumbers, the presence of quiet, result-ful crews of electricians and painters, Is significant of the constant progress being made throughout our extensive enlargement operations and remindful that the big features of the work are in their last stages of completion that "finishing touches" are now being applied to the three month!' work preceding. The new Arcade front is com pleted and at your service, the main floor has been rearranged, the new piano rooms, talking machine and record rooms are being rapidly made ready, as li also the balcony above. The basement stairway has been turned about and the entire downstair! salesroom is now in temporary use. On the second floor the Carpet and Drapery sections, though re-arranged, still await the removal of the Piano department to its beautiful new main floor location before making further spreads of interior floor-coverings and draperies. . ' Open An Account DWIDSONS 4l2"414-U&-4ia -WALN U T-StU Easy Terms Made Ye Olde Colonial Post Beds Full or Twin Size Specially Priced , $25 Values at $19.00 Pretty Colonial post beds with 2Va inch neatly turned posts and foot end rail, mahogany fimsh, choice of full or twin size, regular $25 values at $35 Values at $24.00 Mahogany Colonial post beds like illustration, with heavy 4 inch stock turned posts and foot end rail, solid head panel, either full or twin (JJ'J i AA size, $35 values atp4eUU $19.00 IJ Shown In J I Our Window t Romantic K- I Prom fje-f4, i1 ' A-, fill H L 0!"JIrc Mr. The full-page II. Ii-tl III Diement. I I in i ffl.l'V II . Enjoy Operatic Selections At Home MartHa" Both Victor Colombia Record! Featured by Davidsons the Coming Week The rieh beauty of the opera "Martha" can be appreciated in your home when to the transporting rendition of solo, duet, trio, and quartet number by such talent as Caruso, Bond, Kembrich, Aids. Homer. Ahott. .lour. net and artists of like calibre. Every number is offered, many in Italian and English. The "Last Ros. of Summer" for Instance is recorded In Kngllsh by tlx leading artists, .'rices on these records rang. r(r. up from 4 DC Columbia October Records Now On Sale at Record Headquarters odvertfsemant In thl. irday Evening Post de- i artists represented In Columbia Record ur- irlvea um. Man n . - .. . ferlnr. It's th rreatea, li., n. great records ever Issued, which any owner of a needle machine will want . to hear and choose from. Victrolas and Grafonolas $15 to $350 Easy Terms Wm. and Mary tables of quarter-sswed oak, Jacobean finish; one like cut, all 64 Inch tops, 6 ft. extension; regular $40 values, J1 PA choice at . . 4u.UU Holld oak hexagonal pedestal tables massively designed, fumed finish: 6 ft. exten., $19.50 value, $14.75 8 ft. exten., $23.50 value, $17.50 10 ft. exten., $27.50 value, $20.00 Arte and Crafts solid ouk tables in fumed or golden finish; 8 Inch square pedestal. 54-inch 8 ft. extension at $27.00 54 inch 6 ft. extension at $23.50 Choose Rugs $20 Tap. Brussels Rugs $14.85 In Our Enlarged Dept. $23.50 Tap. Brussels Rugs $18,75 The 8.3x10.6 ft. size in pretty floral and oriental patterns for small living rooms, diningrooms and bedrooms. Our $18.50 and $20 values, choice $14.85 Royal and Bundhar Large 9x12 ft. size Seamless Tapestry Brussels rugs of heaviest grade, in fast colors and closely woven ; regular $21.50 to $23.50 values, $8J5 s awwva v Our 65c and 75c Wilton Rugs $52.50 Linoleums ST 53c Six choice patterns ot pure corn ana oil linoleum, desirable prints for batn- Large 11.3x12 ft. high grade Wilton rugs. Choice of our entire stock of 40 patterns of a texture unsurpassed. Regular $70 and $75 values now $52.50 1 ! !-! A rooms, Kitcnens, pantnes, nans, etc. Bring exact measurements. 65c and 75c values, sq. yd. . . .53c Protect Your Books In a Sectional Globe- Wernicke Book case Jssil I -3" . They come In various styles and f I n I n es, are dust- proof, and 1 can be add ed to aa re quired, one gait at the time. Globa-Wer-nlcke sectional bookcases can be arranged to fit Into most any nook or corner, below windows, etc., and add beauty and convenience to the llvlngroom or library. Inspect the (ilobe-Wenilrke "Utility" sectional bookcase consisting ot three units, top and base. Of solid oak, in either golden or fumed finish. Com- (P 0 PA plote, only 3lOdv Limberts Fumed Furniture Of Quarter-Sawed Oak-Well-made Effective Pieces Writing table with drawer and two end compartments; top 0x3b-inch with sta- Light fumed oak bookstand, 2 shelves, with 10xl5-inch top for books, jardiniere or phone. Has inset cane side panels Very moderately priced at 4-ft. arm settee with deeply upholstered loose cushion spring seat in good grade tapestry, narrow panel back, top rail hav ing inset cane panel. Priced only Large 66-inch arm settee, closely paneled back and full length auto loose cushion spring seat done in high grade verdure tapestry, now priced Massively designed arm chairs and arm -ockers to match above settee, exceptional values,. choice. . $5.40 phoLstered od grade i rail hav- S17.50 ely paneled )se cushion $42.75 s and arm $16.65 11 V jrr tionery deck back rail. OlA AA Special at O-U.UU Writing table chair to match, special, $8.10. Magazine stand, three shelves and top, 13x 17-inch size, all mortised and d i p wood pinned construction..... i&LLo Library table of handsome design with 26x 45-inch top, having center drawer and book end compartments. Special ' Extremely large deep seated arm chairs and arm rockers, allover upholstered in tapestry with loose cushion spring I i F nn ' Beat, ciiuicb now at VlUiUU i in V V

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