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iK RE li -. Mi ffc1."*'*- !$•'*«! -4!' l#V'r P:|v'J ••^'vV !i, 1WV..X* sii: fe te 1 ViF^'^YwrjrrsT7"•i^rfr'T^ Vi VOLUME SIXTY-NINE BERLIN DENIES VICIORY CLAIM OF vC Mackensen Not Beaten at Dobrudja Counter Attack Is Success BRITONS ADVANCE ON WESTERN FRONT Berlin, Sept. 22.—The Bulgarian and German troops under Field Marshal von Mackensen have driven bctck the Russians and Rumanians in Dobrudja in disorder, the war office announced today. 'The victory was gained by means of an encircling counter attack. If the German victory turns out to be a decisive one the situation prom ises to develop seriously for the Ru manians and Russians, who have been fighting to protect the railroad run ning from Constanza, on the Black sea, to Tchernavoda, on the Danube. The battle was fought not more than twenty miles south of the railroad and its loss would mean the cutting of the convenient water route of communi cation between Russia and Rumania by way of Constanza. VICTORY 13 ANNOUNCED, Bucharest, Sept. 22.—The official announcement from army headquar ters states that the German, Bulgar ian and Turkish troops under Field Marshal von Mackensen have been de feated in the Rumanian province of Dobrudja. It 1b declared the invad ers have retired to the south and are burning villages in their retreat. The great battle, which was the cli max of Von Mackensen's swift cam paign in the Dobrudja district, imme diately after the declaration of war by Rumania, began on September 15 and ended, says Rumanian headquarters, on the twentieth. Rumanians, Russians and Serbians were pitted against the invaders, strong reinforcements having been marahal threatened to ^e^helm a McUon of Rumania! A strorj line to powerful forces were thrown out to oppose the onslaughts of the central powers. That the six days' has power». iu» ,battle \t jV* ," u. been a sanguinary one is indicated by the vaiious official statements which told of the intensity of the fighting that has continued without cessation. BULGAR3 BREAK WORD. Discussing the Russo-Rumanian vic tory over the German and Bulgarian forces in Dobrudja, he said Gen. Aver esco, formerly Rumanian war minis ter, who led the forces which invaded Hungary, was transferred from Tran sylvania to Dobrudja only after evi dence had been obtained that the Bul garians Intended to break their word. "The German plan of capturing the town of Constanza and the great bridge over the Danube has failed defi nitely." he continued. "The Bulgar ians will realize the mistake they made in following national instincts and being unable to keep their word." WAR SUMMARY. The British are again striking hard on the Somlne front. Their latest thrust, delivered last night, netted them two lines of German trenches on a line about a mile long between Flers and Martinpuich, London announces today. It 1b at this point that the British have pushed farthest toward Bapaume. Strong forces advanced in waves this morning against positions recent ly captured by the French between Rancourt and Priez farm. Paris says the Germans were forced back with heavy losses. On the Macedonian front in the region north of Fiorina the entente drive toward Monastir apparently is developing strength. The Serbians are reported to be continuing their ad# vance on the Broda, reaching a point near Urbani (Vrbeni) eight miles northeast of Fiorina on the railroad to Monastlr. Immediately north of Fior ina the Bulgarians are making a stand. To the west the entente forces are I moving forward on the heights toward Poplli, ten miles from Fiorina. Artillery fire of increasing intensity is reported from the British front in the Doiran region. On the extreme easterly end of the line British war ships near the mouth of the Struma JShave been shelling Bulgarian positions Iwliear Neohorl. NEW AMBULANCE CORPS. Paris, Sept. 22.—The American am bulance field service announced today the formation of a section of ambu lances to serve With the French army In the Balkans, The personnel is now being recruited from veterans of the aervlca, ,. *j»i BUSINESS HEN MUD TO BECOME Former Governor Federal Reserve Insists, However, That There Is No Danger of Money Panic. New York, Sept. 22— American busi ness men, aided by the federal re* Berve bank system, will be able suc cessfully to withstand the shock of European competition after the war, is the opinion of Charles Hamlin, mem ber and former governor of the federal reserve board. His views were ex pressed at the annual dinner of the Institute of Accountants last night. He said in part: "I estimate that the wealth of the United States has increased during the last two years by $40,000,000,000. Bank deposits have increased between $6,000,000,000 and $7,000,000,000 and the stock of gold has Increased more than $700,000,000. Since the first of the year the importations of gold have amounted to $460,000,000. "No nation In the world has ever en joyed the prosperity that this country now enjoys." Mr. Hamlin said he felt that this time was one in which American bus iness men ought to be conservative in order to prepare for the inevitable re action. Commending the federal reserve system, he said that in the future no business man who deserves credit will fail to get it. "Never again will this country see a collapse of credit such as we have often seen In the past," he declared. "Never again will there be a currency famine such yt we ex perienced in 1907. I am convinced that the great prosperity of today is only a forerunner of the greater pros perity of the future." GREEK REVOLT GROWING Rumor Says That Venlzelos, Himself, Will Take the Lead In Forcing Country Into the War. Athens, Sept. 22.—Constantlne Mel as, deputy for Janina, has published an appeal to the Inhabitants of Epirus, askin them to join in the national de fense movement started at Salonika: The committee of national defense was organised at Salonika by Greek military officers and prominent civil ians in the last days of August. The committee established what is termed it is a a appealed to the Greek peo- ple and army and urged them to Ith® ..T revolutionary movement and that London, Sept. 22.—Reports which an interview given to an Associated I have been current for sojne time that: Press correspondent on Wednesday, I Bulgaria agreed not to attack Rumania M. Venizelos refused to deny these re- when the latter nation declared war ports, but stated that bis future action on AustriarHungary are supported by a statement made today by a Ruman ian official In London. dri™ Bulgarians from Greek soil. On September 3 a Salonika dispatch stat ed that the eleventh an division, the police and" the liberal or Venlzelist party in Macedonia had Joined the general mobilization had been decreed in the province. Recent reports from Greece have asserted that Former Premier Venlze los was considering placing himself at the head of the revolutionists. In depended on the course adopted by the Greek government in the immedi ate future. MEITORSJP RECESS American* And Mexicans, Who Are Discussing Border Troubles, Turn" To Social Engagements. New London, Conn., Sept. 22. —The Mexican-American joint commission today virtually concluded its work for this week. A majority of the commis sioners will be out of tomorrow and it is expected that the conferences will not be resumed until Monday. Alberto Pani of the Mexican commis sion is in New York today. Luis Ca brera, head of the Mexican commis sion, expects to leave for New York tonight and Ignacio Bonlllas, the third member, has planned to be in Boston tomorrow. Dr. John R. Mott of, the American commission also has an en gagement that will take him away to morrow. Maj. Gen. Tasflker H. Bliss, assistant chief of stall of the U. S. army, who has been here in an advis ory capacity, also was away today but is expected to return on Monday. The commissioners expected to con tinue today consideration of reports, official and unofficial, of general condi tions in Mexico. HUNGARIAN DIET UPHOLDS PREMIER London, Sept. 22. —The Hungarian diet has rejected the motion of Counts Andrassy and Apponyl, leaders or the opposition, for the convocation of the delegations, according to a Budapest dispatch to Reuter's by way of Amster dam. The demand for the convocation of the delegations, bodies which consider affairs which Austria and Hungary have In common, was the climax of the vigorous war which has been waged against the administration of Premier Tisza by Counts Andrassy and Ap ponyl for several weeks. The storm, which Premier Tlsza is now reported to have weathered, reached its height on the entrance ot Rumania into the ranks of the allies. The measures which the opposition de manded should be referred to the dele gates and the inefficiency of the Aus tin-Hungarian army administration taken up. .*\3U *%*& Wa|hlngton, D. C., Sept 22.—Sec retary Baker let it be known today that the war department was not dis posed to accept as accurate the report of Villa's raid on Chihuahua City last Saturday transmitted by Brig. Gen. Bell yesterday on the strength of in formation that had reached him in El Paso. "We have no military Information as to renewed Villista activities," Mr. Baker said, indicating that it was as sumed that Gen. Bell's account was based upon rumors and reports cur rent in border towns and not facts ob tained through krmy channels in Mex ico. He declined to discuss in any way what effect the reappearance of Villa, if it were confirmed, might have on the movements of American troops inMexico. So far as is known the war depart ment has made no effort to learn from Gen. Bell the sources of his informa tion. Gen. Funston is expected to transmit promptly without additional instructions any authentic news of the activities of the bandits upon which any change in plan involving Gen.' Per shing's expedition might be founded. VILLA BEING PURSUED. Chihuahua City, Mexico, via El Paso Junction, Sept. 22.—CarTanza troops are pursuing the band of Villlstas ,which attacked Chihuahua City last Saturday southward, according to of ficial announcement here today. The Villlstas are reported passing along the road to Jimenez, soutnwest of Chi huahua City. Ranchers arriving re port Villa's forces were discouraged at failure to obtain loot promised by Villa when h$ captured the city. Reports from the district through which the band is passing say Villa has lost considerable prestige because of failure of the attack. Prisoners taken by Villa, who have returned, say Villa's plan was to sur round the palace during the independ ence day celebration, kill Gen. Jacinto Trevino, commandant at Chihuahua City, and his staff and to disorganize the garrison. Villa last was reported In the Sier ra de la Silla district near Santa Ysa bel. FUNSTON 8ATI8FIED. San Antonio, Tex., Sept. 22.—Gen. Funston today said he placed full credence in the report of Villa's at tack on Chihuahua City, sent to the war department by Brig. Gen. George Bell, Jr., and given out for publication yesterday. He said that he had been informed that Gen. Bell's information was gain ed from reliable persons who had come to El Paso directly from Chihua hua City immediately after the battle. f' I FELT OF VILLAJjGTORY Gen. Funston Places Full Credence in Report as Sent By Gen. Bell ANDITS 8LAY FOES. Galveston, Tex., Sept. 22. —Two British subjects were taken from their home and shot and thlrty-Blx of a par ty of thirty-eight Carranzlsta soldiers were killed in a raid September 16 on an Aquila oil camp near Tuxpam by bandits calling themselves Villlstas, according to a report brought here to day by the steamer Toplla from Tam pico. The Carranzistas put up a hard fight it was said, hut were outnumbered and overpowered. Two of the Carranza of ficers took refuge In the house of the Englishmen. They were discovered and put to death and the Englishmen were killed for having given them shelter, the report adds. ATTACK POLITICAL MOVE. New York, Sept. 22.—In a telegram today to Juan T. Burns, Mexican con sul general in New York, Gen. Trevino. after reiterating his statements that his forces defeated the Villa invaders at Chihuahua City, sayB: "This foolish shedding of blood was with the intention of creating difficul ties for the conferees of the commis sion at New London at the machina tions of American and Mexican politi cal interests. They themselves are now satisfied that they have failed." MORE TROOPS GET ORDER8. Washington, D. C., Sept. 22. —Two Wyoming national guard infantry bat talions, Troop A of the Kansas cavalry and Troop of the Wisconsin cavalry were ordered to the Mexican border today by the war department. MARRIED TEACHERS CANNOT BE OUSTED Pittsburgh, Pa., Sept. 22.—Teachers in public schools here who wed after they sign yearly contracts with the board of education can not be removed from their positions until their con tracts expire, according to a ruling of J. Rogers McCreery, counsel for the board of education. DOVER 18 RAIDED. London, Sept. 22.—A German sea plane today flew over Dover and drop ped three bombs. The missiles caused no casualties, according to an official announcement. The hostile seaplane was chased away by anti-aircraft guns. ANOTHER BANK FAILS. Chicago, Sept. 22—The private bank of Campbell, Dubia & Co., the tenth to fail In Chicago within the last month, closed. ,}ts doors today. 1**, Jf- .' I W«. PWf IQ"WA—Fair and cooler tonight and Saturday somewhat wmwr Batur- day.'Sun rises. 8:47s «et*. 5:68. LOCAL TEMiV-6 p. m.. 70? 8a, m., 53 571 max. 72: mln„ 47, VIDLERT OIITBREIKS HIE LOOKED FOR IN NEW TORK Early Decision Expected on Whether or Mot Sympathetic 8trlke Throughout City Will Be Called. New York, Sept. 22.—Repeated threats of a general strike to help the street car employes ,. caused all branches of the city government charged with enforcing the laws to prepare today for outbreaks of mob violence. Mayor Mitchel's notice that he stood ready to invoke all the civil and mili tary power at his command to sup press disorder was followed by great' er police activity and a warning that persons convicted of engaging in strike riots would receive heavier punishment. The police department told the trac tion companies they could reestablish night service as soon as they were ready under assurance of adequate protection. Thus far 6,700 policemen have been disposed at strategic points. Trade union leaders representing about 700,000 workers will meet this afternoon to decide whether to issue a call for a general strike. Some la bor leaders said such a strike, If or dered, would begin Monday or Tues day. AUTHORS' LEAGUE OPPOSES UNIONS New York, Sept. 22. —Ninety mem bers of the Authors' League of Amer ica have signed and issued a protest against the proposal to affiliate with the American Federation of Labor. In cluded in that number are many weK known writers, such as Jack London, George Ade, Cyrus Townsend Brady, John Burroughs, Winston Churchill, Hamlin Garland, Emerson Hough, Jo seph C. Lincoln, Brander Matthews, Ray Stannard Baker, Samuel G. Blythe, Irvin S. Cobb, James M. Flagg, Will Payne, Ida M. Tarbell, Kate Doug las Wiggin, Owen Wlster and Edward yott Woolley. They denounce the proposed affilia tion as "Inappropriate, disadvantag eous and dangerous," and assert that those favoring it dwell on the advan tages of standardising contracts in the publishing, magazine and theatrical businesa, but fall to show that it would attain any of these advantages. To be effective, the proposal must be approved at a regular meeting of the league. NEW BRITISH BANK BEING CONSIDERED London, Sept. 22.—Establishment of a British trade bank with a capital of 10,000,000 pound's sterling was recom mended today by a commitee of which Baron Faringdon, chairman of the Great Central railway, is the head. The committee was appointed to con sider the best means of meeting the needs of British firms after the war, with particular reference to financing large overseas contracts. It suggests that the proposed bank could fill the gap between the home banks and the colonial and foreign British institutions and develop facili ties not provided by the present sys tem. SOUTHERN LABOR CONGRESS MEETS Memphis, Tenn., Sept. 22.—Finel ses sions of the Southern Labor congress were held today to elect officers and Belect a city for the next meeting. Resolutions adopted endorsed the Adamson eight hour law opposed com pulsory arbitration in the settlement of labor disputes declared for com pulsory education and free text books and urged the'states to enact anti-in junction laws to prevent the use of the injunction as a means of breaking strikes. ALLEGED DIAMOND THIEF ARRESTED Burlington, Sept 22.Charles Rob inson of Chicago, who had been held to the grand jury, when a $300 dia mond which disappeared while he was looking at stones in a local Jewelry store and was found in a wad of gum beneath a show- case, was lodged In Jail here late yesterday yrhen the grand jury failed to indict him. The re-arrest was instigated by Chicago detectives, who claim to have an iden tical case against him. NOTICE The supply of white print paper In the United States is now just what the mills are making from day to day. There is no stock what ever in storage. There is not in the United States today, a paper Of large circulation that can* get, at any price, all the paper It needs. A number of mills that have been making newspaper are now making wrapping paper, wall paper and book paper, because it is more difficult to get material from which to make newspaper than the other grades. On account'of the conditions of the supply making it almost Im possible to get paper at any price, beginning next week the edition of The Courier that has been Issued Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday *Wiii be issued twice a week, appearing on Tuesday and Friday. ARE COMPLETE Commercial Club Now Has Well Appointed Home Building Remodeled The Ottumwa Commercial club 1b In its new home, the old quarters having been completely remodeled and a large addition built to the rear of the building increasing the space avail able to the club for its various uses some eighty feet in length and a width of forty-two feet. This addition has made possible the arrangement of quarters that gives the Commercial club one of the larg est and most commodious, homes to be found in the state and all of the space is utilized to an advantage. Offles for the secretary, traffic man ager and stenographer, office quarters for the Retail Merchants' association, a public rest room for women that will fill a long felt want and prove of especial value to auto parties en route through Ottumwa, are among the things provided. Cloak rooms for men and women and toilet rooms are also provided. There is a big lounging room, reading room, card rooms, large billiard room and a big roomy dining and assembly hall where the weekly meetings ana lunches of the directors will be held as well as other gatherings of the club of a public character. A model kitchen complete in its equipment, a large pantry to go with it, store rooms and a large committee room for pri vate meetings of the club committees are a part of the club. The interior of the building as it now stands presents a view both pret ty and attractive. Conveniences have been Installed throughout to serve club purposes and expense has not been Bpared to make the new quar ters pleasing and Inviting in every way. Although there remain some few minor details to be completed, the roopis are Just about finished and by Saturday morning the members will be able to make use of the at tractions It offers for the billiard room, lounging, reading' and card rooms will all be ready also the ladies' rest room. Realization of a Hope. The reorganized Commercial club and its new and handsome quarters, Is a realization 'of the efforts and the hopes of the boosters that have made it possible. The movement was in* snired aboyt a year ago when litera« -e from an' organization making a .speciality of building up membership in commercial organizations sought to interest the Commercial association. (Continued "on Page 5) PAGE TO DISCUSS BRITISH BLACKLIST Long Branch, N. J., Sept. 22.—Presi dent Wilson has arranged to confer late today with Walter Hlnes Page, American ambassador to Great Brit ain. It Is understood that the British blacklisting of some American firms and interference with American malls are to be discussed. Ambassador Page has been in this country several weeks but the presi dent has been too busy to discuss de tails of the work being done by the American embassy at London. The ambassador will remain a Shad ow Lawn overnight. The president al so had an engagement to see Assist ant Secretary Sweet of the depart ment of commerce, a candidate for governor of Michigan. Democratic poli tics in the middle west will be dis cussed. Arrangements were made- today for throwing open the gates of Shadow Lawn to admit the general public at the reception the president will give tomorrow afternoon to New Jersey business men. Washington, D. C., Sept. 22.—Secre tary Lansing today denounced as whol ly untrue published reports that he and President Wilson's political ad visers had disagreed over legal phases of the retaliatory legislation aimed at Great Britain's Interference with trade. He added that the views of the fctate department regarding the legis lation were not in shape to be dls cuBsed and that no conclusion had been reached as to enforcement OTTUMWA COURIER, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1916 NUMBER T!f* "y*1,, wftmr- ',p W'" 'K ... .1 .^ff"' 'K' 'I'"*4 :,•••• V,' ""••.• E Candidate for Presidency Makes Nu merous 8peeches at Brief 8tops Along the Railroad. Muncie, Ind., Sept 22.—Charles E. Hughes' second day In Indiana was a day of many short stops, whisking in to towns and out, with station crowds, brass bandB, brief rear platform ad dresses and handshaking. Into the day's program were crowded twelve short speeches. The thirteenth will be delivered at South Bend tonight At Newcastle, the first Btop, Mr. Hughes spoke briefly on the tariff. At Anderson, where the special was switched to another railroad line, the nominee made a short talk at the court house. Republican enthusiasts had brought to town an old cannon that saw campaign service in the days of Garfield, and this boomed out a deafening salute as the train stopped. Wilson and Marshall posters plastered on the court house were torn down and the building was covered with Hughes posters. Raymond Robins, who was chair man of -the progressive national con vention, spoke to the crowd to tell them that |Mr. Hughes' voice was poor. The crowd, however, shouted for Hughes. The nominee spoke for ten minutes. At Muncie another crowd him. Nation Wide Movement le Begun to Force Down the Price of Eatables, Now Heading 8kyward. New York, Sept 22.—Petitions ask ing the president to call a special ses sion of congress to meet the increas ing cost of food by placing an embargo on foodstuff exportation were distrib uted today among some 30,000 retail grocers, bakers and' other small deal ers. The Master Bakers' association, which launched the movement here, has decided to make a nation wide campaign. Pittsburgh, Pa., Sept. 22.—The price of bread 16 being advanced in Pitts burgh, according to F. P. Wilharm, secretary of the Western Pennsylvania Association of Master Bakers. Indivi dual bakers are already raising the price to ten cents a loaf. Chicago, Sept. 22.—Housewives of Chicago were called upon today to at tend a mass meeting at which organ ization will be perfected to fight in creases In the prices of foodstuffs. The announcement that bread is to be advance^ from five to six cents a loaf resulted In the call for the meet ing. Miss Florence King, president of the Women's Association of Com merce, under whose auspices the meet ing is to be held, urged that house wives boycott dealers or refuse to pur chase supplies which have been ad vanced in price. SAVING l\m CRIPPLES Hospitals And Clinics In East Making Efforts In Behalf Of Infantile Paralysis Victims, New York, Sept. 22. —Officials of charitable lnstltutlpns here are Induc ing parents to bring their children who have suffered from, infantile paralysis to hospitals and clinics for treatment to save them, if possible, from being permanently crippled or deformed. As a result parents are bringing to the hospitals many'children who were crippled and deformed In the epldemlo of 1907. Twenty new cases of infantile para lysis, seven fewer than yesterday, were reported today. The deaths num bered eleven, an increase of five. HYDE PARK SCHOOL BOYS CALLED SNOBS ChicagOr Sept 22. —Criticism by the board of education of the practice of children driving to and from school in automobiles was widely discussed to day. Jacob M. Loeb, president of the board, was especially severe in his criticism of conditions at Hyde Park high school. "You should see it on a rainy day," said Mr. Loeb. "At closing time the automobiles are lined up there as if it were a fashionable reception, with liveried chauffeurs to take the' wrist watch boys home. The pupils think of society life only." RURAL TEACHER IS DYING OF INJURIES Deer Ri^, Minn., Sept 22.—Miss Olga Dahl, j)n, school teacher at the remote little».' -\hool house in the woods of distrl«jxtNo. 1, Round Lake, today was reportwc(here to be dying as a result of the isault upon her last Wednesday after school hours. It Is known here that she Is Injured from rifle or shot gun wounds. The isolation of district No. 1 makes definite information practically unob tainable early today. A report was current here today that the girl had died. Armed farm ers, woodsmen and' officer? of the county are in the woofJ\ yon horses searching for the man. i-U- -r V" 7 mm rp-r. T, ."v." *'5f ss*,^ ffw»t'^«'' r„ ywf* I '.v1'^ tf "i greeted seemed desirable. Accordingly a committee of named from the floor to draw n| feasible plan' for such an organise and empowered to take such acuai would be necessary to bring the ter before the brotherhoods and classes again. This committee prises Rev. I. S. Bussing, Judge 11*1 E! REPHESEITE III BIG MEET! Davis Street Edifice Large Turnout of Men! From All Parts of City '-'ik C. W. RAMSEYER GIV1 SPLENDID ADDRE^i 1 'wM One hundred and twenty-five representing practically every dhi brotherhood and male bible clasa Ottumwa, met at the Davla Christian church Thursday evening discuss the advisability of fedei the various organisations. Repi tatlves from most of the ohm voiced their sentiments and the eral opinion was in favor of a It federation, designed to permit the bodies acting In concert when it Roberts, Dr. W. B. La Force, B. Wonrell and John Hansel.^ Much Interest Showii. When C. C. Atwood, president Wl Triangle Brotherhood of the DaV Street church, called the meeting order over a hundred men were ent, despite the numerous couni attractions of the evening. The Dat Street church organization had the lead in the matter, of federal the church clubs, but the numei delegations from the other cbtu*c of the city evidenced plenty of thusiasm and interest in the prqi After a song by the assemblage a prayer by Rev. W. C. Hengei Trinity Episcopal church, Mr. Ati explained in detail what his org tion hoped to accomplish by a of the various brotherhoods and male bible classes. He then for the views of men from churches and the following res] ed: Judge M. A. Roberts of the Methodist, Charles Hagberg of Swedish Lutheran, E. Manns, of East End Presbyterian, Oscar Andn, son of the Swedish Congregational^!') W. Walley of the Plymouth Coni tlonal, R. D. MacManus of T. Episcopal, Dr. W. B. LaForce of tl Main Street M. E., Douglas Gossi of the Finley Avenue Baptist, Rev." C. Smith of the Willard Street 1L -, W. A. Work of the First M. El, J. W. Jarboe of the Brethren cht Dr. E. A. Sheafe of the First tian, B. O. Worrell of the first tist, R. R. Jennings of the Bait Y. M. C. A. and R. T. Hudson Central Y. Build Up, Not 8tir Up.t„B'§ One noteworthy feature of. speeches, was the,almost absolut«i|| sence of any desire to "stir up" thli It spoke volumes for the prea status of the city it said plainer words could have, that there are If any glaring faults with Ottui and nothing that calls for an unt moral crusade. The conBensns of opinion among' numerous speakers, was that tile, posed feredatlon would furnish a in lum through which all could bringing about some desired end! suggested a corrective program: majority conceived the orga&li as a "builder" and not as a chaat Ramseyer 8peaka. When the discussion of the fit federation had ended, Mr. Atwood troduced C. W. Ramseyer of Bl field, member of congresp from district. Mr. Ramseyer spok half an hour on the subject "I Problems from a Practical Standi He elaborated upon the fact^tfetMid present day generation is utilizing Vv experience of the preceding one that it Is therefore, really older those which have gone before, called attention to the fact that men of today are attacking their pr lems In a practical, businesa like ita with an eye to showing the desti ity and practicability of the refer they advocate. Instead of merely pealing to sentiment In touching upon the subject of itary preparedness, the congresa proclaimed himself heartily in of the movement, because, he power commands respect. He toucni briefly upon the labor-capital probla and Insisted that its settlement come only when sentiment ia brush! aside, and the two factions are mil to see that they are dependent the welfare and prosperity of ,e| other. Time compelled the congressman1 shorten his most interesting S] 8everal Musical Numbers. Interspersed throughout the evi lng's program, were several mi numbers, including numerous song*. the assemblage, a selection. quartet of the Finley Avenue Baj church, and a vocal solo by hart, of the Willard Stveatfi church.