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THE RICHMOND PALLADIUM AND SUN-TELEGRAM SATURDAY, JAN. 11, 1919. Local Women to Urge Legislation For Better Working Conditions Because Indiana Is one of only six legislature states of the union which have not abolished bad conditions for working women, intensive steps are being taken toward the passage ot a bill governing conditions for women In industries in the state legislature. As a phase of this legislation conferences Employment bureau: Mrs. Arthur Charles, chairman of the Americaniza tion division of the County Council of Defense; Mrs. Demas Coe, chairman, of Women in Industry, divided into the Child Welfare division of which' Mrs. Edgar Hiatt is chairman, and Women's work division, under the dl-J are being held throughout the state jrect chairmanship of Mrs. Coe; Miss for the purpose of organizing women representatives of the various organi zations of the state and interested in the welfare of working women. At the meeting held in the public I sit gallery yesterday afternoon Miss Mary Wlnslow of the department of labor at Washington, spoke on exist ing conditions, and arrangements were furthered for two meetings next Fri dny, January 17. Women of representative organiza tlons of the city and factory women are to be invited to a small meeting to be held in the afternoon for the purpose of conference. The place of this meeting will be announced later. Next Friday evening a mass meet ing will be held to which every one will be invited. Arrangements for this meeting have been turned over to the War Mothers. Several speakers versed in this work and understanding present conditions will be on the pro gram. The women who attended the meet ing Friday afternoon and the organi zations which they represented were as follows: Miss M. E. B. Culberson, chairman of the women's section of the County Council of Defense; Miss Mary K. Fischer, chairman of the Women's Year Ago Today-" Remember, It Was J Twenty-five Below Just a year ago today, was that "awful Saturday," when the mercury i 25 below zero early in the Ethel Clark, chairman of the social J service bureau;' Mrs. W. D. Foulke, Mrs. Benjamin Johnson, of the non j club committee, Mrs. Paul Comstock I of the club committee, Mrs. A. W. ! Roach of the War Mothers, and Mrs. Frank Druitt representing the Home Service department of the Red Cross and the Day Nursery. COUNTY "Y" WORK TO BE DISCUSSED Lester Carlander, general secretary of the Y. M. C. A., and E. M. Haas of this city, will probably attend the state Y. M. C. A. conference to be held at the Claypool Hotel in Indianapplis next Tuesday afternoon. This meeting is of importance be cause the question of county Y. M. C. A. work will be brought up for consid eration. Several counties in Indiana are already organized for county work with a county secretary. Secretary Carlander will go to Day ton on Monday to visit the Young Men's Christian Association there and confer with General Secretary II. D. Dickson of the Dayton association. The conference will be concerned with "Y" work for returning soldiers and sailors. Important plans are in the formula tive state for work with and for the Richmond men who are returning from service. An Army and Navy Men's night is to be featured some time this month as a social initiation for tin? work to follow. Probably such an en tertainment will be held each month during the coming year. Dies at Her Home Here went to morning Today the temperature at noon was "9 degrees and a year ago it was ; f 11 below zero, a difference of 50 de-jfjfj. AgneS TwehuS, 84, Merchants of this city say that ther i such a difference in the amount of hales in these two Saturdays that it i almost amusing. Last year most of the stores closed at 'noon because they hsd no customers, and were un able to heat the stores. Newspapers a year ago today said: '"AH traffic was paralyzed and trains stood still," and "the first interurban from Indianapolis arrived late this afternoon." To add to the unpleasantness of the situation, it was almost Impossible to buy coal at any price. Hundreds of persons crowded into the fuel ad ministrator's office to beg for coal, and only half ton orders were filled. But today well the war is over and Mis. Agnes Twehus. 84 years old, died at her home, 419 South Sixth Street Saturday morning. She was one of the oldest residents of the city living all the time at the place of her death. She was one of the oldest members of St. Andrew's church, and was known for her many kind deeds and for her friendly manner. Her death came as a shock to her friends as she was not known to be seriously ill. She was born in Oldenburg, Ger many, in 1834, and has been a resi dent of Richmond for about 60 years. She is survived by one son, Harmon, three daughters, Miss Elizabeth. Mrs maybe that accounts for the weather j Catherine Doell and Mrs. Mary Thom- of 1919 191S. as compared with that of Funeral Service for James Jackson Held Yesterday Funeral services for James W. Jack son of Traverse City, Mich., was held yesterday afternoon at the home of William Sharpe on Twelfth street. Rev. Mr. Kruse of Traverse City and Rev. Mr. Kendrick of Kalamazoo. Mich . and Rev. H. L. Overdeer of this tity. hud charge of the services. Mr. Jackson was born at as, all or tnis city; rour granacnuuren and three great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held from St. Andrew's church Tuesday morn ing at 9 o'clock. Burial will be in St. Andrew's cemetery, the Rev. F. A. Roell officiating. Friends may call anytime. AN ENDORSEMENT Armenian and Syrian Relief Cam paign, January 25-31, Wayne County Quota $11,000. The relief work carried on by the American committee in the Near East on behalf ot Armenians, Syrians, Jews, Greeks and Pers ians in Western Asia, affords a pressing and an appealing oppor tunity foe the American people to support a humanitarian cause. I most heartily endorse your thirty million dollar campaign and I be speak for you the hearty co-operation and support of all the workers who took part in the United War Work Campaign and those assoc iated with the Young Men's Chris tian association throughout the country. . . Very sincerely yours, J. .R. MOTT. Director general United War Work Campaign. Commercial Clab Board to Hear Light Plant Report An important meeting of the Com mercial Club board will be held at 12 o'clock sharp next Monday noon to hear the report of the committee ap pointed to investigate the Light, Heat and Power Plant. The members of this committee are E. H. Harris, chair man, E. H. Cureton. and Walter Reid. All members of the board are urged to be present and hear the report. Three Are Fined for Violating Liquor Law D. H. .Nichols, Dominic Riccio, and Pasquale Duno, were fined $50 and costs each in city court Saturday for violating liquor law. The three men were arrested Friday night at the Pennsylvania station. They were bringing whisky into Richmond for their own use from Hamilton. ROUTE CARRIER EXAM Frank Wilson, civil service repre sentative held an examination this morning at the Court House for a rur al route carrier out of Cambridge City. NOTICE TO EAGLES All members of the Eagles lodge are asked to meet at the hall Sunday evening at 7:30 o'clock to hold funeral service for Chelsie Sheffer at his home on Sheridan street. The body arriv ed here today from Camp Hancock, where he died. OXFORD CONTRACTOR DIES. OXFORD, O., Jan. 11. Walter J. Garrod, 79, retired contractor and na tive of London, England, died yester day of general debility. He had been a resident of this village for 45 years. DEMANDED BATTLESHIP. LONDON, Jan. 11 The German battleship Baden has been demanded in place of the uncompleted Macken sen. which has ben surrendered to the allies at Scapa Flow. Court Records Corner, O., in 1857. and spent his early life there. He was married to Miss Katherine E. Hodson in 1886. He was engaged in confectionary business in Richmond for a number of years and) LAND TRANSFERS. Minnie E. Krone to Michael Rubino, College lots 57, 58, 59, A. Moffett's addition. Richmond; $1 Mary A. Hasty to Lizzie A. Hasty, lot 411, Elizabeth Starr addition, (ich mond; $1. Charles W. Schmidt to later moved to Traverse City, where j Bliss, part northeast and he was engaged in the same business, j section 12, township 15, lie was a roemoer oi me ivieinoaisi ; iu,uuu Episcopal church, holding a number of ffices in church. Eunday school and L'pworth League. He is survived by a widow and two brothers, Elmer and John, both of College Corner. Henry D. northwest range 13; Seventeen Farms Are Named in County There are seventeen farm names in Wayne county, according to records. Compared with other counties there are few farms named in this county. Pleasant View farm is about 91 acres and is owned by Otto Rettig. West View is owned by William M. Hunt and has 243 acres. Reidston Stock farm is well known in the coun ty, has 186 acres and is owned by George B. Dougan of Richmond. Wil low Brook. 25 acres is owned by Kate McClellan. Shadow Brook is owned by Ruby Gaar Strattan; Woodlawn, 14 acres is owned by Frank O. Under bill; Locus Valley, 84 acres is owned by Nelson G. Weaver; Orange Grove Farm. acres, is owned by A. U. Brown; West View Stock farm, 160 acres, is owned by Frank M. Taylor; 1 I'ine Crest. 64 acres was formerly owned by Clayton Hunt; Zelford and Delford are two farms owned by Em ma Zeller Dennis, wife of William Cul len Dennis, Pleasant Hill Stock rami, 156 acres, is owned by Aneline Cusli nian; Dixieland, 91 acres is owned by Albert D. Gayle; Brook View. 160 a?res, in owned by Luther Z. King and : Grace King; Lone Oak is owned bv Frederick L. Davis; Cold Spiinx Stock farm, 23(1 acres, is owned by Albeit E. Caldwell. Tax Collectors Take in Number of Delinquents In the collection of delinquent taxes in Wayne county, it has been found that about 60 per cent of those who are delinquent have either died, mov ed out of the county, or are in the service. In the three days that the tax col lectors have been working in this county, $3,000 has been collected. In the fiscal year 1918 the United States shipped almost as many trac tors to Mexico as to all other Latin American countries, Mexico's share lacking only thirty-four of the combin ed total of the others. QUEER KNOWLEDGE OF U. S. IS SHOWN AT NATURALIZATION Naturalization hearings at the court house Saturday morning revealed the fact that McAdoo 1b vice president of the United States and that we have a "Democrat" form of government. Can adian, English, French and Italian petitioners were heard. Many humor ous answers were given to questions asked by Examiner George Mackay. The Italians could not understand Eng lish well enough to comprehend the meaning of the questions. When ask ed how many stripes we had in our flag the answer was "three." The petitioner had in mind the colors. One man did not know who the presi dent of the United States is and an other said that his name was "Wilson, but that he did not know what his last name was." Another answered that he had heard of Marshall, but that he did not know who he was. None of them understood the electoral voting system. One man's case was passed because his wife and child are still in Italy. Examiner Mackay stated that these persons must go to night school and learn more about our government. Mr. Mackay said that every effort is being made to Americanize these men and the system ot naturalization is be coming more and more strict. A text book has been issued by the govern ment for use in the schools, particu larly in night schools. School boards are expected to co-operate in making foreigners, asking for naturalization papers, Americans before they can take out their papers. Efforts are being made to reach them through the schools and special j agents. In some large factories the 4 I . - 1 ft . , , I laiuij iiaeii maintains a special school for foreigners. The following were admitted to citi zenship Saturday morning: Phillip Mercurio, James Griffin, James Peter Paros, Marco Deluicio, Eustachio An tonio Marianni and John Dunbar Gil Your Representatives at the Legislature Wayne county is represented at the state assembly which convened Thursday - by three men. Senator Walter McConaha, Representative James M. Knapp and Joint Representa tive Oliver P. LaFuse. The people of the county are in vited to communicate with their rep resentatives concerning any matters in which they are interested. They may be reached at the following ad dresses: Mr. McConaha. Claypool hotel, Indianapolis; Mr. LaFuse, House of Representatives, State House; Mr. Knapp, 1416 North New Jersey street, Phone, circle 1617. BRIEFS Lost Roll of bills contain ing two tens, one five and six one dollar bills. Return 1114 North D St. Reward. Forty-One Junior Boys in Y. M. Bible Classes Forty-one Junior Y.-M. C. A. bovs, members of the fourth division of the Junior B Bibble classes of the "Y", were present at the classes held Sat urday morning. The Old Testament is being studied, with "Men Who Dared," as the subject of study. These same Bible classes form gym nasium classes, and attendance and work iu botli divisions is accredited to t iicni. Captain William Marshall's ' fir team won in basket ball Saturday B in n Ji-uic Ul lO Z.i, from Captain Malcom Smith's team. For Efficiency-Use Our Typewriter Supplies Reconstruction days in business demand the highest possible effic iency, in jour office. Your typist does the best work and best work brings the business when you buy your Office and Typewrit er Supplies at this store. We can save you money. Here are only a few of our bargains: Cyclone Bond Typewriter Paper .....90c Ream Yellow Second Sheets 50c Ream Typewriter Desks and Chairs, all prices. Cabinet Safes and Filing Devices BAMTEL & ROME 11 I! 5 Si ! at City Statistics Deaths and Funerals, i.twrence Funeral services for Ihr.ry Lawrence. 48. years old, who died Friday afternoon will be held from tho Friend's church in Chester Sunday morning at 10:30 o'clock. Burial will be in New Garden ceme tery. Friends may call any time. PRIZE FOR SCHOOL SONG OXFORD. O., Jan. 11. The McGuf fey high school wants a school song, and to this end Prof. C. C. Bunger. principal of the school, has offered prizes of $3 for the best song, and $2 for the second best. The contest is open to juniors and seniors only. ORGANIZE FOR CAMPAIGN CHICAGO, Jan. 11. Republican na tional committeeman delegate to Chairman Will H. Hays power to or ganize 1P20 presidential ramnalgn. Time Is Extended for Niewoehner Road Report The county commissioners at their regular meeting Saturday extended the time for the repot t on the Nie woehner road until January 18. The board of linance met at 1:;!0 o'clock and approved the depositaries made of the Wayne county luuds. Track Is to Arrive in City on Record Time One of the big trucks that made thfj trip from Boston. Mass., to San Fran cisco, Cal.. in twelve days and twelve hours will be in Richmond Monday lorenoon and will make its headquar ters at McConaha's garage. The tire is equipped with big pneu natic tires of Goodyear make. scrnM. ing to Everett McConaha. SHEFFER FUNERAL MONDAY. The body of Chelcie Sheffor. 31 years old, who died at Camp Hancock, Ga.. arrived hero today and the fun eral services will be held from the home of his parents, 1122 Sheridan street. Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. He is survived by his parents Mr. and Mrs. Amos Sheffer, and three bibothers and three sisters. Friends may call any time. (Copyrighted) 921 Main Street ::fi!;,,i;::,;i!i;,;i!:::ii;:E;;a On the Square That's the way you get treated at Duning's when you want to buy a Bicycle, Typewriter, Umbrella or Flashlight. Also first-class repair ing. DUNING'S' 43 N. 8th St. Nusbaum?s Announcing a Special Silk and Wool Under-Pricing Goods Event Beginning Monday morning. Never have Silks been in such demand as this season. This under pricing event comes at a most opportune time. We have just unpacked many new silk pattern pieces and you will be surprised at their beauty and unsurpassed values. THIS SILK AND WOOL GOODS EVENT is one of the many underpricing events announced for January at Nusbaum's. January, to date, has surpassed any other January in the history of the store. Bargains can be found in all departments. Our Ready-To-Wear and Millinery Event is now going on. New arrivals in this department will make things interesting for the coming week. Special value in Black Silk Messaline, Q regular $1.75 value, per yard DAr COLORED TAFFETAS, all the wanted (J- jIQ shades; $1.75 values I)JLE PLAIN BLACK TAFFETAS Extra (J- or value at $1.50; special per" yard DA.d) COLORED MESSALINES All colors, Jrt or excellent quality, per yard tDSO SILK MADRAS SHIRTING, excellent 75c rp value; special per yard DOC Yard wide, plain and fancy Silk Poplin; no $1.25 and $1.50 quality, yard UOC Plain and Fancy Silk Faille, $1.75 gQ quality; now OC Special lot of 40-in. Fancy Wool Plaids QK $1.50 and $1.73 values, special yard.. pXOD Silk Poplin Fancy stripes and plaids, lent value at regular price $1 yd ; special yd . . excel- 69c Special lot of FANCY TAFFE TAS. Many patterns cyj? with Satin stripes, yd. dD Extra Special Special lot of new patterns in fancy Silks, yard wide, many stripes and plaids, all colors, an unusual assort ment; $z.uu anu fz.za siiks, spe cial for this underpric ing event, per yard $1.48 54-inch All-Wool Skirtings, in ex cellent stripes and plaid pat terns, $2.25 values; fTJT now 2)X I O All Silk and Wool Remnants 1 -2 price Lee B. Nusbaum Go. Make Your Advertising Pay! Print your ad where your prospective customers will see it and will read it in our Display Columns. Post-cards and other direct-by-mail advertising plans are all very well, but how many people read them? Very, very few. Most of these selling plans reach the waste-basket when they do enter the average home or office unopened unread a total loss to the ad vertiser. The people of this community buy th3 Palladium to take home and read. And they do read every line of it, advertisements as well as news and edi torials. The amount you would spend on printing, addressing and mailing postcards or pamphlets to each of these readers, would pay for an. entire page in this Newspaper, where you cauld be sure of bringing your message to each reader's attention. Have our Advertising Man call and show how we co-operate with you by furnishing cuts and copy for any ad you may desire to run. Uncle Sam used plenty of Newspaper space to h2lp win the war. You should use it to help build up your business. Phone 2872 or 2834 and have one of our Advertising Men call. They will help you plan your advertising campaign and show you how you can cut the cost of distribu tion by advertising in the Richmond Palladium Eastern Indiana's Greatest Newspaper Circulation Over 11,000 Conservation Still Popular Dry Cleaning Conserves Clothing IPHnoinie lOT D. Moody Welling A Good Dry Cleaner 1 '