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FALLS CITY NEW^
KALLS CITY OKKUON. SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER 25. 1915
Labor Bureau Publishes Sta
tistics by Dr. Hoffman.
"These estimale» are dcrlved fr«m ml bn*eball Tun o f the country. Moore
(he best Nonn o» avallatile. At thè prete Is blind, but U not dopendlui: upon that
rnt lime there are no enllrely complete Infirmity to bring him Hny advantage
over hi* rivals..
ami trustwortby Indusirtal accldcnt
The prize to go with the lUstlnctlon
Mutisi Ir* for even a «bigie Importaut
Induatry In thè United State*. Thl» Is a ticket admitting the bolder to any
hull game between professional teams
lack o f trustworthy ludustrlul accldcnt
In this country or Canada.,
MatlMIca I» due to ilio ab*euce o f uny
Moore bus a strong claim to tbe title
uulforni requlrt'im-nta tu thè varimi»
Is prepared to submit evidence, a*
«tate» a» to (he rvport» o f luduatrla) ac
| conclusive as practicable, that he has
| not inl-cted a game at Decatur, which
I* a member o f the Tbree-l league, in
TW0 BOYS CAUGHT W0LF. ; eight
With C u n n y Sack N a a r
Kansas City Cecil La 111 tiler, twelve
year» old. aud hi» brother. Jamo* Kd
gar. ten years old. son* o f .1 .1 I.ail
mer o f Independence, took a w olf scalp
to the county clerk’s office In that city
recently and claimed the bounty o f $3
The boy* *nl<l they captured the wolf
on the l-'razler farm, »outlieaat of lu
dependence. When they now It It ran
Into a hollow log
They procured »
gunny sink ami tied It over the open
Ing o f the log and then wared the wolf
out Into the sack.
l a d ie ’ s hose
B a gg sd H im
PROBLEM MUST BE MET.
O s c la rsd T h a i C o m p e n s a tio n F o r In -
d u a tria l Aco ida n ta W ill Becoma U n i-
varaal — - R a ilro a d a nd
A g ric u ltu ra l
P u ra u ita R e sp o nsible F o r M ora T h a n
4,000 F a ta litia a A n n u a lly .
Washington An linportnut bulletin
on the h i uiUtica o f Imlnatrlal accidents
by Frederick U Hoffman baa Juat been
l»sue<l by the United State» department
o f Inbur. The New York Medical Hoc
ord aaya In part:
"The nbolitlon o f the principle o f
workmen's coiupeuaatlon by more than
half of the »tatea within the laat few
year» cui|>Jia»lzea the Importance of
the Induatrlal accident problem and
foreahudowa the time when auch coin
pcuKatlon for. Induatrlal acetdenta will
become uulveraal throughout the Unit
"Aa one method of meaaurlug thU
lni|>ortaiice the bulletin preaenta an es-
tlmnte of the uumber o f fatal and non
fmnl accidents occurring among Amrr
lean wage earner» In a »Ingle year.
"The conclusion reached 1» that the
number o f fatal Induatrlal accidents
among American wage earner*. Includ-
MAY LOSE CITIZENSHIP.
B altim ore an *
Fig h tin g
TO SWISS HOTEL MEN
Appeal Made to Government
For Aid by Mortgages.
Goss Back to Scenes of Early
Success In “ Fifties."
M E N ’S
0 41 lore ns
u^ R w u r
Baltimore ~ A question o f law may
arise If the young Baltimorean* now
fighting In Europe, John I’oe. John
Sydney llow ell. Alexander Godtiy and
Martin D Monaghan, attempt to re
turn to their native land. It 1« held
by tbe department o f labor that by
Geneva.—Bereft o f tourtat patronage
taking up arm» they hare ex|>atrlatcd by tbe war, tbe Swiss hotel keepers In
This was the finding In convention assembled have apiiealed to
the caae of Frank Caswell o f Harrl
the government for relief. They want
•on. Me., a trooper o f the Canadian a state system of mortgages ou furni
contingent, who attempted to come ture tn tuns nnd a delay of tw o years
home, but was held up by the authori after the end o f hostilities for the pay
ties on the grouud (but he had ceased ment o f Interest on the mortgages.
to be a citizen of tbe United State*
There are about 4.000 tourist hotels
Local officials declare that a different In Switzerland, employing 43.000 peo
light may be thrown on the subject ple, with a yearly wage list o f $5,000.-
when It tx-come» known under Just 000, and $227.000.000 capital la Invested
what conditions these young Baltl
tn the business.
If they swore al
More than $100.000,000 was spent by
legiance to the Hag under which they tourists tn Switzerland In 1913. of
aspired to fight they o f course ceased wtii'li $1.000,000 went for postage
to tic citizens o f tbe United States, but stamps and souvenir cards, $400,000
there appears to be doubt a* to Just was spent for telegrams and pbune
what the foreign powers exact o f their talks, $4.000,000 was taken by the rail
roads for fare and freight, tad the
balance, less n comparatively small
amount for customs duties, was got by
the hotels and shops In the proportion
o f eight to two.
These estimates are the official ones
made public at the national exposition
Kngllsh, French, German and Amer
ican travelers make 00 per cent o f the
Swiss tourist trade. The war came
early enough In the summer o f 1914 to
reduce the hotel receipts 40 per cent.
This season there has been practical
ly no business.
Ing both sexes, may be conservatively
estimated at 25,000 and tbe number of
Injuries Involving a disability Of more
than four weeks, using the ratio of
Austrian experience, at approximately
"These numbers. Impressive Ms they
ore. fall to indicate fully the number
o f Industrial accidents, for such studies
ns have already been made show that
o f the accidents Involving disabilities
o f one day and over at least three-
fourth» terminate during the tlrst four
"Th e Injuries which contribute the
greatest number o f fatal accidents,
according to Science for Aug. 30. 1015.
are railroad employmenta and ngricttl
turn! pursuit», each group being re
sponsible for approximately 4,200 fatal
ities each year. Coal mining eontrlb-
utes more than 2,000 and building nnd
construction work nearly 1.000. Gen
eral manufacturing, while employing
large numbers, produces only about
1.8(10 fatal accidents.
"When the fatality rates are consld
ered, metal mining ranks as moat haz
ardous. with a rate o f four per thou
sand; coal mining comes next with a
rate o f 3.5, nnd flnbertes nnd navigation
following with a rate o f three per thou
"Manufacturing Induatrtes ns a whole
rank lowest, with a rate o f 0.25 per
thousand, but the fact should not be
overlooked that this low nvernge rate
covers manufacturing groups varying
widely In hazard. Including on the one
hand~boTlcrmaklng and the various de
BLIND BASEBALL FAN.
partments o f the Iron and steel Indus-
try. In some o f which fatality ratea as
high ss those tit metal and coal mining Jo h n M oore o f D e c e tu r, III., H e e T h e t
O ie tin c tie n .
have prevailed, and on the other hand
Decatur, III.—John Moore o f this city
the textile and clothing Industries. In
some o f which the risk o f fatal acci has entered the competition for the
distinction of being the most conflrm-
dent Is practically neglljdblp.
E u ro p e U In D o u b t.
Forest. Cal.—The spectacle o f an old
man. eighty-five years o f age. fitting
himself out ns a prospector and taking
his blankets Into the hills after sixty
years’ vacation from the same sort of
work proved Interesting to the resi
dents o f this old mining camp. What
made the Incident more interesting was
the fact that the prospector Is a
wealthy ninn and has no need for any
more of this world’s goods.
The stranger ts James C. <’k ise. who
mined In the headwaters of Jim Crow
ennyon In the early fifties and who
took out enough to enable him to live
In comfort among his relatives ever
He took his “ pile" and later Invested
In the rich apple district In Washing
ton and recently came to California to
visit the fair. The call o f his early
Itfe rang in his ears, and he could not
resist the temptation to cover the
ground where he made his fortune tn
his younger years.
Chase was not so suecesful In his
first day’s panning as he was In the
fifties, but was delighted when he
found color In his pan. “ I think I
could show some o f yon old miners a
trick In this business yet." said Chase
to some of the men who have been
mining here with Indifferent success
The old man does not look moré than
slxtjr and says he can stand camping
as well as any man of any age. There
are few In this old mining town who
really remember the old man as a
youngster of twent.t five who made a
good "cleanup" and left here In 1855.
m e n ’ s
FKEI'RHII K L. HOFFMAN.
m e n ’ s h o s e " g ïr ü s "
S a y D in C u p id Is Lo a fin g .
Columbus. O.—Cupid’s business In
Ohio was all »hot full of boles last
year. I.ltlle Dan trapped only 47.000
Ohio pair* In the year ending April I.
1015, n rent ding to figure« given out by
Secretary o f State Hildebrand. And
tlint’s 2Jifil pairs few er thua were well-
led In Ohio In the previous year and
iOO fewer than 1012. when the |iopu
latlou was much smaller.
B o y S
FINDS BOY LOST YEARS.
W a s Loca ted In C o m p a n y o f S tra n g o
M an In T e x a s .
Fort Worth. Tex.—A four-year search
through the United States and Canada
for her elght-year-old son was ended
here by Mrs. Julia Delo o f Quebec.
Canada, who identified the boy held
by authorities here since the arrest of
E. S. Carroll on March 5 as her son.
Carroll had been arrested on a
charge o f assault. He had been trav
eling around the country wtth tbe boy.
Both told conflicting stories and were
ordered held. Carroll, officials said,
probably will be charged with abduc
The boy recognized his mother Im
mediately. although he was only four
when he disappeared from home. Car-
roll’s attorney filed a habeas corpus
petition to regain possession o f the
M a rrie s F iv e H u n d re d C ouples.
Rome, Ga.— Rev. T. R. Hanson, who
resides five miles from Cave Spring, In
this county, has reported to Ordinary
Johnson that he had Just solemnized
the five hundredth marriage during his
ALLIANCE PROTESTS LOAN
GormarvAmericans Appeal to Pres
ident; Boycott la Urged.
Cleveland, Sept. 20.—The Cleve
land branch of the German-Amer-
ican Alliance today sent a protest
to President Wilson against the
proposed British-FYench loan.
A boycott on banks joining the
loan is urged.
WE INVITE THOSE WHO ORE PARTICULAR
ABOUT THEIR UNDERGARMENTS TO COME. SEE
OURS. OUR UNDERWEAR FOR WOMEN AND
MISSES IS DAINTY: IT WILL BE A DELIGHT TO
WEAR IT. OUR GARMENTS FOR MEN AND CHILD
REN ARE STRONGLY MADE— BUTTONS SEWED
WE DEPEND UPON DOING A BIG VOLUME OF
BUSINESS FOR OUR SUCCESS. TO DO THE BIG
VOLUME WE MAKE LITTLE PRICES ON EVERY
THING WE SELL. COME. INVESTIGATE.
N. SELIG ’S
F A LLS
C IT Y
D E P A R T M E N T
FOR DELIVERY TO U.S.
S TO R E
near Goldhill are much more ex
tensive than was reported at first
and probably will tie up the water
way for at least ten days.
This information was received
Reported Communication on Ger-
today by the W ar Department
man-American Relations Hand
from the acting governor o f the
ed to Grew
Berlin, September 20.—Secre
tary Grew o f the American em
WITHHOLDING NOTE TO BRITAIN
bassy was closeted today for a
Washington. Sept. 20.—Time
half hour with the foreign office,
and it is reported that he had re o f sending to Great Britain the
ceived an important message , note protesting against the Block
bearing on German-American ade today was still a matter of
diplomatic relations, which he doubt, despite the fact that Pres
immediately dispatched to Wash
ident Wilson has c o m p l e t e d
ington. Grew also deliverd a
amendments denouncing the rul
communication from Washington,
the nature o f which he would not ing o f the British prize court
placing the burden o f proof upon
The diplomatic situation sur American shippers and importers
rounding the Hesperian and Or- : in case o f seizure.
duna incidents was regarded to
Secretary Tumulty refuses to
day be settled by Germany’s note
talk. Counsellor Polk “ hopes”
to America. An agreement over
the Arabic torpedoing will end the note will be sent shortly.
But even persons close to the
the German-American submarine
warfare controversy, it was semi ; administration are puzzled as to
Ambassador why sending o f the note is not
von Bernstorff, it is understood,
expedited in view o f overwhelm
has reached an understanding
ing evidence that Great Britain
with Lansing, and an early settle
is hampering American trade in
ment o f the Arabic case is ex
every way possible. It was said
that the president was awaiting
settlement with Germany.
CANAL SLIDES DANGEROUS
now Count von Bernstorff has
promised complete satisfaction
and the administration has ac
War Department Notified Waterway
cepted his promise.
May Be Closed Ten Days.
Meantime preasure on the ad
Washington, Sept. 20.—T h e ministration from
earthslides on the Panama Canal circles increases.