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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 9, 1909, Mason City, Iowa FIRST SECTION Pajes 1 to 8 TWICE A TVEEK REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF TIIF IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE WORLD TODAYS JJBWS NOT YESTERDAYS READ THE ADS In this issue and profft thereby VOL XVII MASON CITY lOWft THURSDAY DECEMBER 9 1909 NO 47 LAKE SOCIETY IS NOW ACTIVE Christmas Festivities Beginning to Occupy The Attention of Both the Young and Old SWITCHMAN SAY CLUBS ELECT OFFICERS FOR THE EXSUIXG YEAR Funeral of Miss Hattie Fistler Held News Concern ing The Residents of The Sarato go ot The con Hymeneal Etc ing occurred the annual election of officers and which resulted as fol lows President Dr C E Wright Vice President T L Rogers Secretary and Treasurer Dr A B Phillips William Gray also gave a very interesting paper on The Line be tween Hie Execution and the Legis tf Martin Mortlnson over the arrival of the at their home Tuesday morn ng and which left a young son The funeral of Miss Hattie Fest ler was held yesterday afternoon at two oclock at the home of the moth er Rev Hendersonof the Congrej Conditions on Roads A Investigation is Hcing Made iis i the Source til Supply of Strike lircakcrs fay JO McKWICX LAIiOK CUMM1S SlOXKIt MAKKS IXVKSTIGATIOX Rational church having icharge of the services Mr aud Mrs Ed Rich returned Sunday from a weeks visit in Chi cago They were accompanied by the tlie Misses Tressa Heath aud Besse Gross Morgan Elston ofCalifornia ar rived in town this week for a visit with friends and relatives here Miss Edna Pittman of Ventnraj was a business caller in town Tues day Mrs Dayton mother of Mrs C Davenport left yesterday for Dallas CLEAR LAKE Dec or atorical sou1 rat of the high school given tomorrow evening at oclock at the opera house Tiler will be six contestants aad several musical numbers and the pu1 Texas where she will spend the win ter with her other daughter Mrs Harvey Heath Mr and Mrs Matt Olson were business callers in Mason City Tues day Mrs Huzzell who has been quite ill at her home on the lake shore for the past two days is reported much better today Mrs Clara Collins arrived in town Tuesday from her home in Dakota called by the suicide her sister Miss Hattie Fistler Mrs Byers daughter Miss Bertha were shoppers in Mason City yesterday Fred returned home Tuesday from a three months visi Jlfs Eugene Grimm in Illinois Mrs O Olson ofEast Main street is entertaining a sister from Min nesota this week pils are anxious that a good crowd will be present Crescent iClub Mrs Phillips entertained the Crescent club this afternoon For the response to roll call each lady gave her Christmas idea A paper Food and Food Principals was giv en by Mrs Rogers A very pleasant afternoon was enjoyed but the la dies t Birthday Clui The Birthday club will meet next Thursday with Mrs Charles Knut son Mrs Hayden will lead the les son which wflibe a Christmas one Progress The met Monday afternoon with Paliier for the continuance the study Ivanhoo The leaderfor the after noon wasMrs Davenport and who conducted the general topic The Jews in England Mrs Bassett gave a very interesting paper on The Saxon and Norman A character study of Cedric was taken by ingersoll Mrs Mathews lead the current events and altogether a very enjoyable afternoon was spent by the club Coming Wedding Cards are out announcing the marriage of Miss Mabel Pester and Mr Pearl Baker which will occur some time next month Metropolitan Club The Metropolitan club did not meet last evening as usual owing to several other social affairs but will have the usual weekly meeting next Wednesday evening Crane Entertains Mrs Charges Crane entertained about thirty of her friends last ev ening at the third of her series of parties A delicious three course dinner was served at and after which the remainder of the even ing was spent at Five Hundred Mrs Crane proved herself as charming a hostess as usual Miss Cecil Palmeter entertains thirty of her young lady and gentle FATE OF MEN men friends at a dinner this evening in honor ofher eighteenth birthday Yellow will be the color scheme and which will he carried out with yellow roses After the dinner the evening will be spent at Five Hundred Congregational Church Tuesday afternoon the ladies of the Congregational church met with Mrs Carrie Sondrol for the annual election of officers The result was as follows President Mrs J B Patterson First Vice President Mrs Laura Rice Second Vice President Mrs Chas Woodford Secretary Mrs F R Rogers Treasurer Jirs S J Clausen At this meeting it was also decid ed to have a picnic supper at the annual meeting of the church on December 16th After the business meeting a toothsome dinner was en joyed by the ladies Will Back Chautauqua The Commercial club met last Thursday evening in the city hall for a business session The question of the Chautauqua brought up and it was decided to continue it for the next season The talent has not yet been chosen but that mat ter will be taken up later Hawkeye Election At the weekly meeting of the Hawkeye Club last Monday even Growing Worse it is Christmas Tiffs if Strike Keeps cliiuits Troubles Over Arrival ol Christinas News Dec E MeEwen state labor commissioner began an Investigation today into alleged peonage practices in the employment of strikebreakers E t Canof Toledo and J D Wilson of Baltimore who are union men came here they told Frank T Haw ley under representation that tht union men had gone back to wor but that more men were needed They were not s fficiently pro vided with food they said and upon arrival iu St Paul were put into the basement of the Northern Paci fic general offices with 100 men under guard They were subjected lo cold and exposure they said and were otherwise ill treated Mr Mc Ewen said the matter would be tak en up with George T Slade vice president of the road Freight Handler Killed The first fatal accident of the ilrike occurred at a m today lyheii Martin Leonard of 1 Seventh street St who had oeen one day in Great Northern Jin ploy as a freight handler was crushed to death between two freight cars at the foot of Prince street Leonard it is said was lo cating cars for strikebreaking switchmen and a wrong signal is reported to have been given by an inexperienced man which backed the cars instead of sending them ptain Bell and Twelve of His Crew Afloat Somewhere in Life Burning Steamer Clarj ahead ion f Mr Hawley who goes tonight to Cincinnati for conference with Sam Special to the GlobeUazette j uul Gompers and the executive com CLEVELAND Dec of the American Federation men lost their lives and the fate ol Captain Bell and who arc afloat in a life boat is un known as the result of the bnrn of Labor will he accompanied by A twelve other 15 Parker chairman of the general adjustment committee of the slrik ing ing of the steanMT Clarion near Hawley said has on Point Pclce Lake Erie today Six members of the crew were takOM from the Clarion hy the steamer L C Hanna and brought here a man Mr hack to work strike is as prom cod us TIIKV DOXT BKLIKViJ IT at Copenhagen Take Vo Stork in the Affidavits Which Al to Show Cooks ICecords a Fake Special to the COPENHAGEN nee Scien tists Inre discredit the published af which to Hint Ccnks records arefaucd STEEL FREIGHTER SINKS of Crew Perish With Her 15ut Kcst Saved by Life Saving Crew Special to The GlobeGazette BUFFALO Dec 9 steel freighter W C Hjichardson sank today five miles up the lake from Buffalo harbor and five of the crew went down with the ship The life saving crew rescued the other mem bers of the crew MILWAUKEE EXGIXKER 1XJURKD John Ihaler Engineer on The Mil waukee Steps Off Slippery Steps and is Injured Yesterday John Phaler an engineer on the Milwaukee road fell from a step of his engine yesterday afternoon while getting from the cab which resulted in a badly sprained ankle He was taken to his home and will be laid up for a few days Mrs 1 A Brand of Fargo N D who has been here for a visit with Mr and Mrs J C Stoddard left this morning for Bosrohol for a visit and the ever Stories Roth Ways Reports thai arc in diametric op position arc heard today On the one hand it is claimed that conditions on the railroads are rapidly growing worse that statements of business handled are exaggerated that the roads are unable to keep the yards cleared and that cumulative effect of each days inefficient operation is leading to eventual congestion and confusion that will require months to straighten out On the other hand it is asserted that traffic is being moved at a rate only slightly below normal that many of the men at work are ex perienced that each days opera tion witnesses not only the caring satisfactorily for the business of that days origination but makes progress into accumulated business and that a total cleanup will have been effected within n few days The smaller coal dealers are out of hard coal Small dealers and large agree that a fuel famine is so near that only an awakening to the situation by the railroads will pre vent suffering There is a quantity of hard and soft coal in transit be tween Dnlnth Superior and Minne apolis and the supply in the yards is large But much of it cannot be found and other cars when located cannot be reached by team The Northwestern coal company has tons of hard coal on the tracks with promises that it would be switched today H is sold The Flour City Fuel Transfer has not received strike began Say Freight is Moving Twin city wholesale men in company a car since the special car made a tour of the ter minals yesterday visiting Mainline and the Minneapolis yards Their re port is that a volume of business of normal proportions is being handled by the roads CAMERON GETS A FOURTH TERM Alia licsidciit is lOIcclcd Fourth Time Head ot Tint Inna Agii cultural Hoard MtiKTlXG IIKLIl VKSTKIC1AY AT Till CAPITAL K M Weulivortli and Charles Es dier Are The Xciv Cmtin Represents This District on The Hoard ot tittle Campaigning For Offices AEEIVAIS EfiADIT FOR THE OPENING OP Trust investigations undoubtedly will occupy much oE the attention of congress during HIP winter At least half a senators bulb iiepubliraiis and Democrats have expressed their intention of deiiianiltng iu investigation of sugar trust The big electric merger may come hi for a prohing ton Freight rales expansion of the anthnrity of the interslitlc commerce commission conservation nations resources Hie postal savings hank and deep waterways also arc among the measures which will enminainl attention hiring the second sessimi nf the Sixiytirst congress The country is looking to the to launch many reforms anil it tinmeasures advocated by Mr Taft during his recent trip irc considered iu detail it will be one of tinmost muiiiuralilo sessions of congress In many yrnrs Death o Uic Aluecicjins Was ilcnl Order lo His Nicaragua n Anny HIS OFFICERS ritOTKSTKIJ IX AdAINST OKDKIt Warned In lloi Headed mij vengcliil President Thai the I cnliuii Result in with Ilidc Samuel ai Jlaile a Mood Gniss Special to the ilohcGazcHc NIOW ORLEANS Dee to the Americans was Xclayas or der to the army accord ing to i Panama cable tci tinPica une The officers protested in vain against the order and they warned him it would result in trou ble with tho states There are now four American warships in Corinto Harbor London Has News First LONDON Dec private cablegram from Nicaragua says Hie United States has demanded Zcilayas resignation Miss Hazel Wiggins entertained largo friends last ovening at her home on West Fifth street The evening was iit by playing games and pulling taffy After tin a two course luncheon served Ml of iho guests enjoyed Hiemselves ind all left feeling that the tained Flour Piling Up Minneapolis millers acting vidutilly througli Hicir Iraifu V A I C A Will Hold Mrelini A Itrrniioil il Hie oiigrcgiiiidiial Churcli and Listen In Alillllill Report The ladiiw of HMI f M A niix iiinry Ilio only whieli iline any real uorl foe the proniol inn of i V M C A building in I be city will hold a a I the Con gregational church Sabbath after noon disfiiss methods for the furtherance of a V M A homo and listen to reports of Hie commit tees Dr Cation president of Me morial I Diversity will address the meeting and good music will be in terspersed IIUHK FILL hy Will He Over hy Xiglit I5io Alixer is in Hie Way Operatiim of Street Cars Only After All Xighl Kighl by Com bined ihparlininls is Saved lroin STAIITS AMI i CKXT WITH miuc UKSCLTS Itiiriliik lioiisc is lleslroypd and Three iniciiied iiiists Driven Our Inli Streets Suffering fircat Iriuii lulluse Man Tlioiiglil lo lieen Mnrneil Special In The HolmGaud lo Dec A mil lion dollars worth of property was and Hie city saved from destruction only after an all night fight by Hie combined force of fire South Main street bridge will men of Kalaniazoo Grand Rapids and Creek is the record of be ready for I raffle by tomorrow ev if the weather is reasonable j in a Five and Ten as the fill is concerned A i Cent Stor0 Main street at rge number of teams are engaged j last night Hotel Hums I nliek house postal tele graph the American Kxpress offices and a in hauling dirt The grade is bein built aboin Jo feet wide o ntop T he big mixer which stands in the way at the north side may prevent traf fic at least it will street car i raffle The street ar the north end of the ridge is fillid with gravel and would require a good deal of work to re greatly from the intense cold smaller guests of the Ilnrclick house were into Hie streets and suffered SCIM1OL lilaine Independent District School is believed In House in Owen Township Catches Fire and linns Last Xigllt Supl Mahannah was esifled to tho Fireman One Mini Lost While the flames weiv raging in the hotel a man appeared ill tho window bin hrlurc the firemen could reach him he disappeared li lerislieil indi inan1 owing lilaine Independent school district in Owen township this morning to see what provision could be made lbucslern Sprains Shoulder Slips riuii the Steps and Idxeives Ouile a Serious In jury to the fact that the feliool Albert Martin iigers informed the switching roads house burned last night and is a North westei n is siifferin from loclay that unless night swilchin th that unless night suitching is J complete loss Fire originated it i serious injury of the shoulder todav and better clearance is thought from the stove which j as result of a slippery engine deck effected they may have to close a lortion of their capacity The Rail way Transfer Minneapolis Western ind Minneapolis Eastern Roads said natter of night switching is being Considered but they rould promise no such service for tonight was left with fire lo keep tho build1 which caused a fall The accident ins warm during the cold snap for otenrred near Brlle Plaine and ho the little folks was brought here where his injury j S was dressed He is resting ninoh I Mrs S A Koch returned loclny belter today bur it will bo a mini1 from an over Sunday visit with rclaj her of days before he will be able U lives Iu Charles City j resume his work again DBS Dec 15 Cameron of Alta three times presi dent of the state board of agricult ure was voted a fourth term at the meeting of the agricultural depart ment yesterday afternoon at the state house In being honored by the presiden cy of the agricultural board for the fourth time President equaled the record of bis predeces sor Morrow now treasurer of state His reelection to the of fice is a recognition of uis ability as a fair and exposition man C Brown of Clarion was alao reelected vice president making the fourth time this honor has been con ferred upon him In being chosen to the position four times Mr Brown equals the record of Presi dent Camenn who was vice presi dent four years under W W Mor row while the latter was tho head j of the department Theother elections yesterday af ternoon were for the directors from Hie odd numbered congressional dis tricts The present incumbents were reelected save S B Packard of the Fifth district who was sijcceeddd by E M Wentworth and MMc Donald of Bayard Ninth district who went out in favor of Charles Esclier Hoard Present The officers dt the state hoarli now are E Cameron Alta vice president YV C Brown Clarion secretary John C Simp son Dcs Moines treasurer ti S Uilberlsou ilistrict members R S Johnson Columbus Junction First district C W Phillips Miujuoketa Second district Blmer M Reeves Wavcrly Third district E J Cur tin Decorah Fourth district E IT Wniitworiji Fifth district P C Legoe What Cheer Sixth district K Curtiss Ames Seventh dis nct John Ledgenvood Loon KiKlilh district Charles Kschcr ilislricl A Olnon Forest Ten Hi district II L Piku Whiting Eleventh district iovernor Carroll addressed tho yesterday afternoon talk jing of tilings of general interest to tinfair men This address with papers by Weather Observer Chappei and B W Crossley of Ames wound up thc af ternoon session and concluded the convention In the morning tho reports of 1 resident Cameron and Secretary Simpson Were delivered and papers j were read by W II Mellor of Lin and James Atkinson of Des Moines rresideiifs Address President Cameron in his address spoke of the improvement at the tac fair grounds and in a general of the work of the department Next year he predicted there would be many permannnt buildings crect d exhibitors for their exclusive use lie also advocated the erection of a huge machinery building with tracks through the middle so cars I could he run right into the very heart of thy structure and machin ery unloaded Everything about the fair will soon be under cover he said and when the walks leading from the struct and railway stations are covered wet and inclement weather will not affect the expo sition in any way Secretary Simpson in his report dealt with facts and figures relative to the last state fair and also de voted considerable time to crops In addition he dwelt at length upon the necessity of inaugurating a movement of publicity and adver tising which will keep lowans in To wa undo bring farmers from other states beer to settle and live Hc as serts this is a problem which is be coming larger and of more import ance every day and which should bo coped with before it is too hue Thorn will be a meeting of the new directory board today which will wind up the meeting of nu partuient members
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