The Bremen Enquirer from Bremen, Indiana on July 3, 1924 · Page 2
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Bremen, Indiana
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Thursday, July 3, 1924
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THE BREMEN ENQUIRER. THURSDAY, JULY 3, 1924. CLARO M. RECTO m Will Ml IHulllMWIUM JWWHrB TDBNIDfl MAKES PATH OF DEATH 10 DISCUSSION OF ALLIED DEBTS United States Government Receives Assurances From London. storm's path. In the darkness, and amid the almost tropical ownpour of sheets of rain, the lightnl ig bolts momentarily revealed the destruction going on in the midst of eardrum destroying crashes of collapsing buildings. Dozens of vessels were torn loose from the docks, all small craft In the bay were overturned, and the wharves and warehouses began to fall apart. Shrieks of the panicstrlcken, cries of the injured, artillery-like reports of lightning bolts, and the howl of the cyclone made the darkness a horrible confusion. Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Eastern Iowa Is beginning to recover from the tornado. The property loss is estimated at close to a million dollars. Germany Not Stirred by Nation's Submission Berlin. Uermany's not bowing to the new military inspection by the allies, which was delivered in Paris and published at once, found a surprisingly mild judgment by the Nationalist opposition to the government. It is considered in allied circles In Berlin as a likely means to do much to ease Che political tension in Europe. . The note accepts the allied inspection without conditions, but added what officials termed "moral conditions" in the shape ofwlshes and presuppositions that the allies in carrying out the Inspection would take into account the sensibilities of the German people and that the inspection would be ended by September 30. Many Killed in Cyclone in Midwest Property Loss Is Millions. South Bend, Indiana Summer Apparel on the Fashion Floor Nfc' :. . . Washington. Assurance has been received by the United States government that there will be no discussion of allied debts to this count - at the conference to be held In London on July 10. This assurance, it was Indicated, was required before President Cool-Idge would consent to any participation in the gathering. Similar prom Delightful summer fashions are TT" 1" rjf- Elshty-three persons are known to be dead as a result of the cyclone which swept Ohio, rennsylvan.a, Illinois and Iowa. Following Is a tabulation : Ioraln Seventy-two dead, several hundred probably Injured and property damage estimated at more than $25,-000,000. Sandusky Six dead, about 100 Injured, with property damage estimated at more than $1,5X.000. Cleveland Seven dead, with small property loss. Mantua Three dead. Akron One dead and property dam-ape estimated between $500,000 and $1,000,000. French Creek Three killed, twelve, ises have been asked on previous oc casions when the allied governments sought co-operation of the United States. No Canceling of Debts. By barring the debt question It Is The storm Is reported to have been 1 the heaviest that has struck this section of the state in 20 years, but so far as known there was no loss of life. The town of Marengo Is almost a wreck. The estimated loss Is placed at $100,000 and will be double that In the country. All crops In a three-mile path across Iowa county were ruined. Bridges and culverts were swept away and roads washed out. Every house in Ladora was flooded. Thousands of trees are down at Coggan, Central City, Monticello, Viola, Springville, Anamosa, Belle-plaine, Tampa, Shellsburg, Urbana, Vinton, Dysart and In and around this city. Two hundred telephone lines were blown down at Carroll, 500 at Boone, several hundred at Ames. At Hampton part of the fair grounds was de made certain the foreign premiers will not renew any suggestions made In the past that cancellation of at least a part of the debt be offered by Lutherans in Move for Church Unity Chicago. A united Lutheranism was the keynote of .the largest gathering of laymen of the various synods of tin? Lutheran churches ever held In Chicago. The Rev. Dr. Simon Peter Long, Wicker Fnrk Lutheran church, addressing the Federation of Lutheran Brotherhoods, said: "The Lutherans of the United States have too long been Insanely separated Into small groups and must get together." The Rev. Dr. C. E. Hoffsteln, president of the Lutheran Ministers' association, said : "As Lutherans are united In doctrine, so they ought to be united in church policy." houses demolished or badly damaged. Colorful Voile and Linen Dresses Are made attractive with hand drawn work. Their simple straight lines are youthful and becoming. White and flower shades. Voile dresses $3.95 to $7.95. Linen dresses, $7.95 to $10.95. Batiste Lingerie $1.00 Gowns, chemise, step-ins and bloomers of shadow striped batiste are cool for summer. They are well made and durable and daintily trimmed with lace. Very moderately priced at $1.00 , each. 1 Hon. Claro M. Recto, member and jiinorlty leader of the Philippine house of representatives, is In the United States as a member of the Philippine Independence commission. the United States a- its contribution to the settlement of European p ' By The administration will continue to stand firm against any program Involving debt cancellation, although FALL, DOHENYS AND SINCLAIR INDICTED desirous of giving the most liberal terms of payment possible. It would appear that the United States will participate rather completely In the London conference, notwithstanding the statement made . at the White House a few days ago that Semi-Annual Northwestern Raises Big Endowment Fund Chicago. Raising more than $91,000 In two weeks, friends of Northwestern university put over the $2,000,000 endowment fund for the colleges of liberal arts and engineering at the eleventh hour. More than two years ago the general education board of New York promised a gift of $000,000 to the two colleges If the university had raised $1,400,000 by July 1. Washington. Former Secretary of the Interior Fall of Three Rivers, N. M., Harry F. Sinclair, Edward L. Do-heny and Doheny's son, Edward L., Jr., were Indicted here on charges of conspiracy and bribery in connection with the Teapot Dome and California naval oil reserve leases executed by Fall when he was in the Harding cabinet. The greater part of the evidence presented to the grand Jury was testimony taken before the senate committee. The bribery charges were based upon Doheny's admission before the committee that he sent his son with $100,000 In cash in a black satchel to give to Fall. molished. Relief Plans Started. Columbus. Ohio will take care of Its own disaster and relieve distress In the tornado-swept cities of Lorain and Sandusky, Governor Doahey announced. A commission has been appointed by the governor to handle relief work and the state emergency board will be asked to place $50,000 at the disposal of this commission. No outside aid will be solicited, the commission decided. Seven Dead in Illinois. Chicago. Seven known to have been killed in the Peoria district, 13 In the region centering at Des Moines, property loss estimated In millions of dollars was the summary of the storms reports that have come In from northern nilnols and Iowa. the most tiiat would be done would be to have someone at hand to report to the United States what goes on. The allied premiers will have an unusually good opportunity to hold Informal discussions with officials of the American government during the period the London conference Is in progress. Not only will Secretary of State Hughes arrive In London a few days after the opening of the conference with the American Bar association delegation, but Secretary of the Treasury Mellon also will be there on a vacation trip. . Dominican Republic to Have Home Rule Santo Domingo. Congress approved the treaty with the United States providing for the evacuation of the Dominican republic by American military forces. TJie treaty was signed June 13. Silk Packet Sale July 10th begins the first Wyman semi-annual Silk Packet Sale with preparations to make it the largest silk event in Wyman history. The silks in this sale are short lengths taken from oar regular stock and reinforced with thousands of yards of new seasonable silks purchased expressly for this first Packet Sale. Lengths suitable for dresses, skirts, blouses, kimonos, linings and children's wear wrapped in a paper band give opportunity to examine the quality and pattern of the silk. They are arranged in several big money 6aving price groups at less than half the retail price. Watch the South Bend papers for further , announcement of this Silk Packet Sale . Near Weymouth Two children drowned. Youngrstown One dead. Alliance No casualties, but 100 reported rescued by police from flooded homes. Cellar Folnt Six cottages blown down ; no casualties. Vermilion Small damaare from heavy rain, but no casualties. Salem One dead. Cleveland. There has been no official report of the number of persons killed by the tornado, no such report being possible for some days. But it was declared that the figure at the outside will not go over 150. The number of Injured is conjectured between r00 and 1,000. Seventy-two bodies have been recovered In Lorain, and twenty-six In other towns In northern Ohio. The area of tornado violence was In the 00-mlle stretch from Cleveland to Sandusky, along the lake, although other Ohio cities reported violent storms, with much property damage. Adjt. Gen. Frank D. Henderson went at once to Lorain In charge of 1.000 militiamen, who were on guard duty at all roads leading Into the city and throughout the devastated territory. The guardsmen were on duty chiefly to prevent looting. Within an hour after the tornado had spun across the city ghouls were busy. Scenes of the wildest terror and confusion were enacted In the cities ns the furious winds blew human beings and Into the lake. Mew railroad cars oft their tracks, and pushed structures over. As the darkness came on, unlighted streets and homes added to the terror, while pouring rain fell. Tornado Suddenly Comes. With a whine that grew to a roar and then became a screech the wind suddenly rose, black clouds lowered swiftly, and the tornado struck the port city of 2o.0K) inhabitants with a devastating crash. Instantly the entire city was darkened as the public utilities buildings were directly In the center of the Regular Air Mail Service Is Begun Chicago. Regular air mall service, carrying mall from New York to San Francisco In 34 hours and 4."5 minutes, has been Inaugurated. The first air mall out of Chicago started westward at 6 :30 on the evening of July 1, standard time, on a plane that left New York city at ten o'clock that morning. s Court Refuses to Call Bonus Unconstitutional Washington. Efforts of Joseph Wheless, New York attorney, to have the soldier bonus law declared unconstitutional by the District of Columbia Supreme court failed when Justice Stafford dismissed his injunction suit Wheless noted an appeal. A similar suit filed by Benjamin L. Catchlngs, another New York lawyer, was continued for one month. Immense Rail System Under Contemplation New York. Perhaps the most ambitions scheme of railroad consolidation ever attempted Is now being planned by the Missouri Pacific railroad, according to well-informed rail executives. , The plan calls for the creation of a single system, by ownership control or affiliation of existing lines, that will stretch from Chicago, through St. Louis and Kansas City, to San Francisco on the Pacific coast, with h network of lines throughout the states of Kansas, Missouri. Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana. Assuming the Missouri Pacific management will be successful in Its attempt, the entire system, with a total mileage of some 17,000 miles, will be larger than ny of the existing systems In the country. In 1923 the combined gross revenues of the roads mentioned totaled J if i , .-if,. - Lwl dLim,! Amundsen Postpones Flight to North Pole Chrlstlanla. Itoaid Amundsen, the explorer, who has been preparing for an airplane expedition to the North pole, has announced that the trip has been postponed because of economic difficulties, say a dispatch from Pisa, Italy. Pi il jiff OUNCEMEN RIP frtl mm 8 GERBER & ZIMMER'S Gfciiid Opening 3 "v ,,: . Free Airplane Exhibition 2 TO AUG, JULY 1924 ARMY FLYER IN STUNT AND EXHIBITION PLYING BOXING MATCH Three - Fast - Bouts BASE BALL Warsaw vs. Greens WM-- Complete line of new up to date Furniture and Rugs at rock bottom prices. This is an opportunity you cannot afford to miss. Be sure to remember the date. Watch for our large adv. next week, featuring the Grand Opening Sale with its many bargains. Small down payments and easy terms. A big money-saving opportunity. $100 WORTH OF MERCHANDISE Givem Away BTiee 7M at the Ball Game July 4th. See the Game and Win a Prize. Everybody gets a chance on the $100 Worth of Merchandise. MUSIC BY THE BREMEN BAND : S OPPOSITE P. O. "The Home of Good Furniture' BREMEN, IND.

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