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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 19, 1914, Mason City, Iowa                                WEEKLY GLOBEGAZETTE WANT ADS THOUSANDS OP GBNT PEOPIJG ARE WAIT ING TO COOPERATE WITH YOU THROUGH WANT REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THK EVENTSOF THE WORLD TODAT S NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS THE WEATHER Increasing cloudiness tonight and Friday probably snow flurries rlslug temperature VOL XXI MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 19 191i No 115 ROCKlSLAi PUSSEMIS JHE DITCH ENGINEER AND FIREMAN OP JSOUTHROUND TRAIN RE PORTED KILLED MEAGRE REPORTS Vi FROM TRAVELERS COMMERCE COMMISSION WORKING NEW RATES Expect to Be Reach a De cision Witliiii J Months and at Least Special to The f 19 Decision by the commission on the freight rate in crease is to be reached probably wl three months and Engine and Three Cars Report ed to be Overturned Great Western Has Slight Wreck Here Special to The GlobeGazette Albert Lea Feb Island train No Kansas City Flyer which left St Paul last even ing jumped the track near Hope at this forenoon plunged down a fifteenfoot embankment and plowed the ground for a distance of 500 feet Few passengers were hurt and only one was seriously injured John Herges of St Paul a passenger was hurt about the head C W Reinhart engineer Cedar Rapids Iowa suffer ed scalp wounds and his back was seriously scalded H Thompson of St Paul fireman was scalded and Is believed to have inhaled steam causing Injury to his lungs Spreading of the rails or striking of the pony truck sagainst a steel lip are give as the possible causes of the wreck The train was going at a speed of a mile a minute when it left the ground The engine furrowed the ground for 500 feet It lies completely turned around and stripped of trucks and cab Of the five coaches only the sleeper re mained on the roadbed The other cars shot 200 feet from roadbed aud turned over A broken rail sent the Rock Island southbound passenger train No 52 into the ditch near Owatoriha early this First reports say the engineer and fireman were killed and a number of passengers injured The train is one of the finest which the Rock Island road runs on this line and is a through steel train from Min neapolis to Kansas City Relief was sent out from the division point and the wrecking crew cleared the track in a short time so that traffic was not greatly delayed Practically the only reports received in this city of the wreck were those brought in by passengers and members of the crew of train No 440 that arrives here from the north at 7 a m Railroad men say that this kind of weather makes broken rails adanger to be feared and expected by the engine men The sudden change from warm weather to zero temperature makes the steel rails brittle and In a eondi tlon to break easily Three Oars Off Reports reaching here over rall road wires throughthe Milwaukee offices are that three cars and the engine were ditched The Milwaukee andd Rock Island have joint track in the neighborhood o Faribault and Owatonna Derailment on tlio C G W A Great Western extra freight train was derailed last night a mile and a half southwest of the ctiy when the train struck a broken rail Three freight cars and the caboose left the track but fortunately no one was injured and the ears were not badly damaged Conductor Eley was in charge of the train The wrecking crew arrived from Clarion and spent most of the night In clearing and re pairing the tracks The three freight cars were replaced on the rails but the caboose had to be cleared to al low traffic to pass certainly bfeije the summer recess July 1 This announcement sub stantially was made by Commission er Harlan He explained that the commission had before It two broad inquiries in respect to the proposed advance Are the present revenues of the carriers adequate and If not how may they be supplemented Harlan in discussing the matter said We also are advised that certain shipping Interests will submit Im portant testimony touching the ade quacy of present revenues of carriers In tho aid of an understanding of the first question and of the power the second question the commis sion has addressed inquiries to car riers which they have not been able fully to answer Pending1 prepar ation by the railroads their re plies we have been hearing the pro tests of shippers against the proposed increases in which they1 are interest ed RATIONAL MEET FOR MASON CITY LOCAL BOOSTER SUCCESSFUL IN LANDING NEXT ANNUAL GATHERING DECISION REACHED AT FORT DODGE TODAY DECISION RESERVED BY RANKEflliHITTEE McAdoo and Houston Have JKnor mous Stack of Data on Federal He eserve Bunks to Digest nutteiinakers Executive Committee Decide This is the Proper for Next Also we are taking testimony as to the services and special allowances to large shippers Records show there are twentyfive thousand shippers sidetracks and epur tracks in the territory east of the Mississippi 1REIESS SEEKS LOST SCHOOL Mason City has within the last twentyfour hours gone from the State Convention city class to the National Convention city class S B Nichols who has been pushing the claims Mason City for the next convention of the National Creamery Washington Feb in the location of the federal reserve banks provided for under the new currency law became acute here with the return of Secretaries and Houston of the organization committee from a tour of the coun The committee members insisted however that there wlwll be no de cision untl they have been enabled ito make a thorough study of the data gathered on their trip The desks of the committeemen are piled with a voluminous mass of data and infor mation regarding the claims of var ious cities for reserve banks Favorable Sentiment MoAdoo and Houston declared they found a practically unanimous sen timent among bankers and business mont thtt tho currency bill would benefit business conditions and furI thermore tihat the measure is a great step in advance McAdoo expressed the hope the new system will be In operation before fall but if it should not be the resources of the treasury will again lie placed at the disposal of the business Interests the country for the crop movement EMERY DUNN LANGUISHES IN JAIL FOR THREATEN ING TONY ROSS WILSON INSISTS TOLLS EXEMPTION MUST BE REPEALED DOWN TOWN POOL HALL THE SCENE Butter Makers wired President Association today Conaway of the Calls Sweep Middle of Atlantic Coast in Vain hi Search for ICineo Keported in Distress Special to Tlie Norfolk Feb calls sweeping over the sea from the radio towers on the middle Atlantic coast revenue cutters and a steamships founqi no trace of in a s ted echo oner K Ineb oi Maine last reported ing twelve inches of waterper hour and in a disabled condition schooner with her crew of eleven has been in bad luck for several days When the Kiueb was sighted by the steamer Cidi of Atlanta yesteiflay it did not seem necessary for the liner to take off the Kineoa crew The revenue cutter Onondaga however Immediately started to aid the KIneo but has been unable to find her Kineo was then i60 miles northeast ofthe Diamond shoals Commercial club that the executive committee of the National associa tion had chosen Mason City as the place for the next convention the date to be fixed later and will be either the coming fall or the early winter 1916 noit earlier than No vember and not later than February In this contest for the place were Des Molnes Chicago Oma haa and Waterloo but the commit tee decided at ithe meeting at Fort Dodge that Mason City would be the best place for the meeting The executive committee consist ing of Mantln H Meyer secretary and treasurer of Madison S B Schilling of Chicago and Mason City and H C Forrester of Charles City were In tha city a few days ago and listened to a proposition from the Mason City commercial club and were so favorably impressed with the facilities offered and the central location thatgoing on to Ft Dodge ito attend the meeting of the State Association they with P re BidenEt J J a Jijiaineetfngthere this morning decld tb National convention at Mason City as already related This will be ithe largest conven IOT TO nm DISASTER Peaceable Young Foreman at Packing House Victim of the Wrath of an American Seek ing Trouble PRESSES FURTHER FOU CARRY ING OUT OF HIS WISHES IN EXPLAINS AFFAIRS TO CONGRESSMEN Says International Complications Require Change of Tenns ol Ca nnl Act Sliueis Attorneys Conclude no Good Bml Gah Be Served by Goig Into Soon Finish Case AlbertLea Feb 19M fT Thompson of Fargo and John Vuksonovltch of Hibbing are among six injured when a southbound Rock Island train was derailed by a broken rail near hero CALIFORNIA FLOOD BOUND Railroads Crippled ana Great Dam age Bono by Heavy Doivnpour Special to The GlobeGazette Los Angeles Feb California Is flood bound as a result of the downpour which started at midnight Tuesday and yielded from six to eight Inches of rain in thirty two hours Railroad traffic la de moralized telegraph facilities re duced seventyfive and city tsreets turned Into mill races and Irrigation canals widened Into rivers Railroad tracks on both sides of Santa Barbara are washed out bridges torn away and washouts and stalled trains The Southern Paci fic and Santa Fe railroads the three lines entering Los Angels were com pelled to route trains over the San ta Fe branflh running through Ful terton A11 other lines are out of commission Several deaths by drowning are reported In some sec tions of Los Angels the streets for a time were under tea feet of water Fire engines were requisitioned to pump put flooded basements of buildings Several houses collapsed WISCONSINILLINOIS LEAGUE tlpn Mason City has yet held and there will be from 1500 to 2500 but termakers in attendance It Is ex pected the new armory will be fin ished in itlme for the meeting and ample arrangements will be made for the entertainment of the gusts The meeting will bring the greatest dairy and creamery men and the best speakers on dairy and buitter sub jects that the United States and Can ada produces Men of the type of Governor Hoard will grace the pro gram and ti will be a three days con vention of rare educational oppor tunity as well as of the best of en tertainment With the conventions already located by the Mason CMy patriots Mason City willbe a busy place next year and will need to put on her best front to welcome the strangers and ibhus secure the fav orable advertisement which well en tertained visitors give a city Special to The GlobeGaKette Hancock Feb Hil ton counsel for the Western Feder ation withdrew his request for a full Investigation of tho Italion Hall Calumet disaster stalng to thecon gressional committee that counsel had declided no good purpose couid be served by such an inquiry pro vided the two sides could agree on a statement of facts to be inserted in the record Chairman Taylor said hehojped all along that such an in vestigation could be avoided would gladif could xeach seme of the presentation of the strikers side is in and is expected to be concluded late this afternoon the subject of unlawful assaults Prob ably only three days more will be taken by the strikers Gun play in which Emery Dunn an American laborer was tlie gun and Tony Ross an Italian a foreman at Jacob E Decker Sons packing house who lives at 512 East States street was the intended victim pulled off at the Club House pool hall in the basement at State and Main streets ended with the In tervention of police and the arrest of the would be desperado Dunn was locked up for the night without bond charged with assault with a deadly weauon Policemen and Otliers who saw him say he had not been drinking very much if at all Special to Tho GlobeGazelle Washington Feb presl demt pressed further for the repeal of the exemption clause of Panama Canal act in conferences with mem bers of congress today President Wilson talked with Senator Kern the majority leader who said later that the senate first would dispose of the arbitration treaties promptly and probably take up the tolls question immediately thereafter Kern thought ft probable the sen ate will act on the repeal before the house Although Senator Kern vot ed for the exemption of ships he said the president told him of various international phases of the question which were not before the senate when the Panama act passed The house members it is announced desire some announcement or mes sage to congress by the president be fore they reverse themselves on the tolls question so as to be able to make It clearer to tlheir constitu ents the international circumstances requiring the change HOSPITAL HERE DEFINITE ANNOUNCEMENT OF IK ENTION TO EN TER CITY MADE PLAN BUILDING AT COST OF FIFTY THOUSAND Representative Underwood it Is understood while still believing in tolls exemption will not organize any opposition to the the AURORA POLICE FIND ADDITIONAL WITNESS Believe Testimony of Petras Friend Will Go Far Toward Convicting Him of Murder NEW SHP IN SERVICE Special to The GlobeGazette Liverpool Feb Pacific Steam Navigation Companys Or duna which sailed from Liverpool on her maiden trip today forms anota ble addition to the steamship ser vice between the British Isles and the vest coast of South America Tho Orduna Is a triplescrew steamship of tons and is the largest ves sel to ply between Europe and the western coast of the southern conti nent She will make Gallab nor des tination with Rio do Janerio Mon tevideo and Valparaiso as ports of call At Callao the ship will mako connection with the fast service to Panama Special to The GlobeGazatte Aladison Feb 19 Club owners and officialsof the Wiscon sinIllinois baseball league gathered here today to agree a schedule and complete other arrangements for tho coming season The principal matter to be settled is the disposi tion of tho franchise held by Charles F Moll whose club opened last sea son In Milwaukee anVj later was transferred to Fond ai Lac Mar tnette and Menominee are applicants for the franchise NOVA SCOTLi LEGISLATURE Special to Tbo GlobeGazette Halifax N Feb Nova Scotia legislature assembled for its regular session today and was open ed bj Lieutenant Governor ilac Gregor with ithe military display and other ceremonies customary to the oecasioa A busy and Interseting session is forecasted though no measures of extraordinary Import ance are scheduled to be brought up Special to Tlie GlobeGazette Aurora Feb police today discovered a new witness whose testimony they believe will go far to prove that Anthony Petias the young married man whose suit Ther est Hollander rejected is the man who beat her to death with a blud geon in the St Nicholas cemetery Monday night This witness is Peter Fishbaeh a fellow student of Poiras at night school said Petras left tlie school in ine residence sec tion saying he was going holne later Fishbaeh ran across Petrasloitering down town at a point where Petras later caught the ar on which the al leged murder of Miss Hollander went homeward BEST IOWA BUTTER MAKERS ANNOUNCED WATSON AND ANDERSON BRADY Special to The GlohaOazfltte San Francisco Fsb 19 The Humboldt club hns arranged a prom ising card for its boxing show to lia given tomorrow night Tho main event will bring together derson and Hod Watson for a twen tyround f Ighitorg will weigh In at 138 pounds at Both nro reported foday to be in ex cellent condition for tbo so SHY SUE OUT A WRIT Proceedings will be started soon for the release of Markeylbh a Rus sian who Is being held In the county Jail without a warrant U Is charged only on tha oral instructions of the immigration officer P H Stretton who was here recently on business for the government Markevich waa caught conveying booze Into the city and convicted of the offense He days In Jail but when his time was up Sunday hla freedom was refused him on the strength of Strettons command to hold him for In vestigation with a view to deporta tion Warkevlchs wtfo is now on her wav to Join her husband here Habe as corpus proceedings will bo start ed soon If the Russian is not releas ed Prize Winners of State Contest Named at Fort IKdge Sleeting Fort Dodge Feb result of the contesfbf the Iowa Buttermak ers association which opened its convention here today were an nounced aa follows In the whole milk J Brunner Strawberry Point first Carl Hoveland Lake Mills second In the gathering cream J Nelson Joyce first Herbert So balle Coulter second Out of 139 tubs none scored lower than 90 with Brunners score 96J The results of the state education contest conducted during the last eight months to raise the state stand ard of butter were WTiole milk B Sadler Oelweln first J J Brunner Straw berry Point second Gathered cream War ner Northwood first H Soballe Coulter second AFTER GRAIN BOARDS Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Feb 19 Charges thait the Chicago and Duluth boards of trade and the Minneapolis Cham ber of Commerce compose a combin ation In restraint of trade in grain dealings and are responsible for high prices were today filed In the house by Representative Manahan of Min nesota with a resolution for con gressional investigation According to persons who saw the affair Dunn was the instigator of the trouble and Ross did his best to avoid any argument Ross and a man in his gangnamed Otto Spanel a Bohemian had come down town together and entered the pool hall There Dunn engaged the Bohemian in conversation and ia asserted to have ragged him considerably about his native land its merits and the physical bravery pt its sons as contrasted with Americaastypified by himself Spanel did not take an exceptions to Dunns of italk feVerji and listened him JRa Ross returned and anrioilricecl that he was ready ito go home When Spaiiel got up and attiinpt ed to leave he was back into his seat it ig said by his coat tails by Dunn with tho re mark Youre not going to leave Youre not going to leave Youre talking to MB At this Ross remon strated saying that they had come to town together and they wished to leave together At this Dunn com menced abusing the young Italian who Is a peaceable well behaved and highly respectable citizen Ross stood for the brash talk of the American with no signs of anger say onlookers realizing aa he said afterwards that an Italian who gets into a fight in Mason City is usually considered by the citizens to have been in the wrong whether he was or not AVould Not Fight Dunn dared Ross to come outside with him arid settle the imaginary difference there This Ross refused to do attempt ing to pass the matter off as a joke want to fight with me said Ross for I am an Italian and Italians are supposed to carry knives I might slice you As a mater of fact ROBS has been civil ized for years and any knife car ried by him would be no more dang erous than the pen knife of any American and he would he no more likely even such n weapon The drift of Dunns answer was that he did not care how many knives Italian might have that they would not alter his determina tion house Representative Palmer Site Not Yet Selected But Will Be Determined in a Few Days Dubuque Chapter Has Many Hospitals Sisters of Meihy of the Chaptej at Dubiique will erect a hospital in Mason Clity is tue announcement made by authoritative sources of in formation today The Sisters are led to their deci sion to enter Mason City giving this city ithe preference over others that want hospitals by the fund subscribed by n number of Mason City and offered to tiie order is now assorted that the Sisters decision to come ito Mnson City is final and definite determina tion of the question Have Altuiy HospitiUs The Dubuque chapter of the order ia in charge of many Iowa hospitals chairman of the democratic caucus said while he had voted against tho exemption ha would work actively for the repeal Chairman Henry of the rules committee went to the white house and offered the president help in expediting the tion and trust bnis He said lie be loived both the house and senate would repeal tho exemption clause within the next thirty days and he expected the trust bills to be out of the house within the next thirty days Senators Simmons and Over man also conferred with the presi dent CASTILLO TO EL Mexican 1 Ian lit Sent to Guarded Car City Special to The GlohoQaKcltc Hachlta N Feb imo Castillo the captured Mexican bandit was placed aboard a guarded car and started for El Paso aboard a train due at oclock this af ternoon Rumors are that an at tempt will be made by Castillos friends ito hold up the train aiid res cue their leader MACKAYS ARE DIVORCED Telegraph President and Wife Given Mutual Decree by French Courts Long Time NOMINATIONS SENT Special to tho OIobeGazetto Washington Feb nomin ation of Oiaude Porter of Center villa for attorney general northern district and N F Reed of Ottumwa aid B R Moore of Anamosa as mar shals in southern and northern Iowa dlBtricts respectively were sent to the senate byPresident Wilson this afternoon ending a contest which has waged since the Inauguration MINNNESOTA KDITOTSS Special to Tho GlobeGazette Minneapolis Feb hun dred members of the Minnesota Edi torial association gathered In Min neapolis todayand their for tyeighth annual convention The meeting will last two days and wil have President Vincent of bheUnlver elty of Minnesota and other notables as speakers Special to Tho GloboGazetto New York Feb 19 Announce ment here today that Clarence H Mackay the financier and president of the Postal Telegraph and Cather ine Duer Makay granted a mutual lila wife were divorce by tho Produces Gun Dunn left the room went and to the Smoke Shop upstairs where according police he evidently loaded an ugly short barreled 32 calibre revolver that was later tak en from him Smoke Shop saw Persons in his actions the and AID FOREIGNERS Family of Maii In Jail for Transport ing Liquor Become Charges Upon the Public John Ringas who Is serving thirty days in Jail for transporting liquor Illegally spent all he had for the stuff that landed him In Jail and hia family Is now destitute They live on Inland street and after the hus band wasput In jail for his offense provisions ran low the rent came due and tho little woman and her three children were forced to appeal to the county for aid to keep from starving The woman can not work to earn a living as her children are too small to be left alone The oldest is sli years old another between one and arid tUV baby ia five months old The family came here from Des Moines five months ago heard threats made by him it is charged to get ithe Italian He hurried back down stairs and enter ed the pool hall Those in the room were almost panic stricken by his re appearance It is said that he again flashed the gun J C Stoddard proprietor of the Smoke Shop notified the police station and asked for a maah but just as lie called Patrolman George Carl passed and he was summoned Auaiting Ross When Carl entered the room Dunn was crouched beside a show cascn waiiing for Ross to pass him ap parently What haveyou got in your pock ets asked the policeman with menacing club was the reply Put your hands con tinued Carl Sight of the blue coat brass but tons and nickeled shield of the of ficer was too much for Dunns show of bravado he wilted and his hands slowly went ceilingwnrd When they hail attained an eleva tion that was satisfactory to Pa trolman Carl he searched Dunn and removed the revolver mentioned from his trouser pocket Come French courts on Feb 11 came as a surprise not because It was unex pected but because of the place and manner In which the decree was granted For many months the cou plo have been living apart Societys only query has been where the suit would be filed It was thought Portland Maine would be the place as Mrs Mackay had leased a house and established a residence there but early In the year left her Maine home for Paris and soon thereafter her husband appeared n the French capitol Rumors of reconciliation were then denied It now appears the trips to lurope by the two wore in accord ance with plans agreed upon iwhen the separation suit of Mrs Joseph A Blake against Dr Blake the famous surgeon was decided in his wifes avor witihout a contest and Blake dropped her million dollar daihage suit against Mrs Mackay including institutions at Dubuque Clinton Fort Dodge Sioux City Webster City Wnverly and Cresco In addition to these hospitals the chapter has receatly assumad charge of a hospital at Ann Arbor at tha instigation of the Ht Rev Bishop Kelley of Detroit The Anu Arbor hospital is to Michigan whaif the Iowa hospitals are to Iowa Site Not Selected The story circulated to the effect ithat Archbishop Keane of Dubuque refused to give a portion of the old Memorial University property hee for hospital use is not true The facts are investigation by their tepreBBatatlve Rev Mother decided that ithebuild ing would not he suitable for hospi tal use This Investigation was made atthe request of dhe archbishop who has followed closely the terms of tiia contract under which the property was bought Fully would be required to malte ithe building suitable for hospital use and then it would not be modern or as uptodate as the Sisters would require In view of this report itho archbishop decided to retain tho property for educational purposes and at the present time these aro the plans of the Catholic Metropolitan at Du Meanwhile the Sisters will come to Mason City and establish a hos pltal which will be modern and up to date In every particular and cost at least There is no question that once es tablished the hospital will be con ducted In a manner eminently satis factory to everyone for the conduct of hospitals is the lite work of the Sisters of Morcy and in addition to their life long training they are in spired by the traditions of the order which has been devoted to the care of the sick during tlie hundreds of years of Its history Pick Site Souii Though a site haa not yet beoa definitely selected those in charge expect ito be able to reach a conclu sion and select a suitable one within the next few days when further an nouncement will be made Continued on Page KANSAS HUSSION NEUTRAL to The GlohoGanette Juarez Feb Villa tho rebel commander has agreed to a proposition for a neutral zone at Torreon In a conversation over the telephone wlMi General Scott he said he was willing to do anything to protect non combatants Special to The GlobeGazette Clay Center Feb annual metelhg of the Nonth Central Kansas Teachers Association began here today and will continue until the end of the week A large at tendance and an attractive program combine ito give promise of one of the most profitable meetings ever held by tlie association WAJl ON THK 8KEET1CR DISMISSAL APPROVED Special to The GloVoGazctte Washington Feb of MldBftlpman McCluro of lola Kan sas from the naval academy on charges of Irregularities in examin ation were approved by the presi dent today Special to Tho GlobeGazette Atlantic ICty N Feb Governor Fielder and the county mosquito commissions of the stato will confer hois tomorrow on plana to reelgate tho Now Jersey mosquito to the same shelf occupied by the fabled dodo The conference will lasl two days during which time plans will be perfected for a statewide campaign ngalnfst the dangoroua pest Dr L O Howard hnnd of the SnfUhsonlan Institution at Washing ton will address the meeting Hospital News A nine and a half pound baby Hero Col McOonlogue chairman of tho state board of conti61 was In the ciity over night He was cnrouto to Chero kob wheer he will visitthe hospital there tomorrow The colonel IB In good health and spirits and Indies and acts both pavta daughter was born to Mr and Mrs R 13 Feeley early this morning Mr Fecley Is connected with the Hnwk eyo Oil Company Mra TCrtward Prlbbenov of Nora Springs was operated on yesterday She Is resting hotter today Llttlo John licnklo underwent a serious operation TuoHrtuy He Is re covering nlcoly An operation was ubrformer tils morning on Mrs W H Flood Mv Flod Is an oiler for the Liiiilgh Pert land Comnnny   

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