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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 3, 1914, Mason City, Iowa                                MAY BE MISSING GOLDEN OPPORTUNITV BY NOT READING THE GLOBE GAJOETTE WANT AD3 IT TO BEAD THE WEATHER Unsettled tonight and Tuesday Probably light raiii or snow warmer tonight and east por tion Tuesday colder west por tion brisk winds hEPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THtt IMPORTANT EVENTS OP THK WORLD TODAYS NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS AOL XXI MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MARCH 8 1 No 12 i SEVERE swi or GUI A PROPERTY LOSS OF MIL LIONS RESULT OF SNOW AND HIGH WINDS THE NEW MAINE CONGRESSMAN tOOKS LIKE SfejfATOIl E ROOT TEN THOUSAND MEN ARE SHOVELING SNOW Many Fires With the Crippled Alarm Systems Make Sunday Anything But Day of Host ior Eastern Firomcu Special to Tiio GlobeGazette New York Mar of the aaost severe storms of the year swept th sea board yesterday and today causing damage of several million dollars prostrating tola graph telephone arid train and seriously interferring with inter tvrban and street railway traffic Ten thousand men worked day and night shifts attempting to clear the prin cipal dawn town thoroughfares of the deep snow here Railroads brought in special trainloads of from other points to help clear up the debris due to the storm At Baltimore a large amount of damage is reported and also fur ther south where the gale continued unabated today There were sev eral big fires in all the cities along the coast Three hundred thousand barrels of whiskey were destroyed when the Canton Distilleries com panys big plant burned near Balti more The firemen were under a great handicap with snow cold and tie temporary loss of the alarm sys tem Special to The GlobeGazotto York Mar as far vrest as Cleveland and south of Bal were battered wind Baling by sleet and buried with Snow iii the terrific storm thatwaa Central over the states of New York ani New Jersey which began early yesterday andis still in progress In New York New Jersey and Pennsyl vania beUyeen eight and eleven inches of snow in layers packed hard and frozen covered the streets car rails Not in twentyfive years has New York and its environs experienced such a storm At times the wind velocity reached eightyfour miles per hour Eight deaths here reported Traffic everywhere in the storm area is demoralized Tn some cases it was interrupted entirely Hundreds of telegraph poles are down across railroad tracks commuters on Long Island are marooned and residents of New Jer sey are coming to the city from one to five liours late Deaths Reported Special to The CHobeGiiKette Philadelphia Mar deaths are reported at Scranton due to the storm Fifteen hundred persons at tending the revival meeting there Sunday were marooned all night in oiie tabernacle unable Lo got home Sliips Avev Due Special to The New York Mar twentyfive vessels due in port hero today only one reported before noon All trains too from the west and south are indefinitely delayed OPFEU Matty Special to The GlobeGiixetle Chicago liar flat offer oC for three seasons work as manager at a federal league team was wired to Christy Mathewson by President Gilmore of the be forethe announcement came that MatheWsoii had signed with the New York nationals Tirsfc of March Mukc Hush of Business in of Count jlecordev JI Gibson Spring real estate transfers start ed out a rush when 53 papers were filed in the office of County Re corder Gibson Saturday The larg est number filed in one day lastycai was 125 papers on March Ith Real estate and loan men predict the number of real estate transactions smaller this year than last as they say loans and real estate deals involve a greater amount of inonoy but avo fewer In number Blood Poisoning Ciiso Honry Woitzol of Meaervey was brought to the Park hospital yester day for treatment of a severe case of j blood poisoning The first two fingers of nls left hand woro taken off in a corn sheller n short time ago and Wood poisoning sot in John Andrew Peters who was el ected to the place in congress left vacant by the death of Forrest Good viu looks very much like Senator Elihu Root and as a resi It is receiv ing much more attention than does the average new congressman in Washington Tourists who are con stantly on the lookout for famous statesmen aro frrqently seen point ing out Mr Peters and whispering to each other that tho grayhaired wellgroomed distinguished look ing legislator is Senator Root of Now Y k Mr Peters is a republican and a lawyer and just before his election to congress was made the speaker of the Maine legislature in which body he has served 190S Inspector P H Strettoii Again in Will Tako Some Men Now AVnlttug Trial Deportation warrants against two or more of the prisoners in the Oer ro Gordo county jail now awaiting trial on charges against them have been issued according to trustwor thy information Inspector P H Stretton who was here some time ago and thoroughly investigated tho right of a number of foreigners held in the county jail arrived in Mason City last night and is under stood to havo warrants for the re turning of two of these men to their native lands It is now up to tha state of Iowa whether the men will be returned now or made to stand trial and if convicted serve their time here before being turned over to the government Have Mnny Oases Inspector Stretton reports that last week was a busy one for of ficers of his department in Iowa To his knowledge seventeen imi gration cases were handled in the state He himself handled three cases in which there were white slave features besides making trips to St Louis and Chicago PSYCHIC EPILEPSY THEELLIS DEFENSE Special to The GlobeGazette Mar 2 rr A defense of phychlc otherwise known as transitory was brought forward to save William El lis from the death penalty for kill ing his wife here last October The former Cincinnati leather merchant injured himself more seriously than was generally supposed it was tes tified by the ambulance surgeon who took him away after the crime Phychlc epilepsy testimony was given by Dr Patrick Mackler sup erintendent of hospi tal who said he put eight stitches iu the self inflicted gash ill Ellis nock and dressed his wrist lacerations lie testified appeared to be epileptic and seemed as if he had just emerged from a FARMERS ON HIGH TAXATION I want you to help out a little by figuring this thing is a re fjiiest heard by Goimty Auditor Frost coming from some farmer who has just paid his taxes coveringtha year 1913 and is positively certain thcre must have beenan error In its com putation And the increase over the last year of from BO to So per cent is enough to make them think thereis 301110 cir or Mfidc llig TIaise The increaso is easily explained however Tho assessors raised all real estate 10 per cent and then the state board raised it par cent more That makes tiie tax of a man who formerly paid about Personal property also camo in for a big raise in some classes ciE iitutf So they go satisfied with the explanation and with tho coir redness of tha auditorsaud assoss ora clerical not with tho size of their tax receipt ACKNOWLEDGES GENERAL AS CHIEF AND ASSENTS TO HIS RULING THE EXAMINATION OF BENTON BODY DELAYED AUttule of Carranza Brings the Mexican Problem Into Ser ious Situation Involves the Monroe duetriuc to Tho GlobeGazette Washington Mar Gen eral Villa has acknowledged the au thority of General Carranza as his chief and will not permit the Ameri can commission to examine ths body of William S Benton until the Washington government has consult ed General Carranza is the explan ation made by the president of the latest phase of the Mexican situation Wilson told callers that the desire of tile commissioners to get further in structions from Washington as well as orders from Villa himself neces sitated a postponement but the president takes it for granted that tho commissioners will start in a few days at the most Attitude Hal es Question Carranzaa prestige in the eyes of the American government and the future of the constitutionalist move ment so far as the United States is concerned depend to a large extent upon the recognition or repudiation by Carranza of the principle that the United States is the virtual guard ian of the interests of all foreigners in Mexico The situation created hy Carran Kas refusal give the United States government information about klllr ation that Great Britain herself should address the ciuestlon to him is regarded by administration asa serious ons The officials feel that some of underlying ideas of the American foreign policy evolved from tho Monroe doctrine have been questioned by the constitutionalist chief Specifically the American govern ment has asked tho powers of the world to give it a free hand in deal Ing with the Mexican problem and has Incidentally undertaken to ob tain security and protection to the consulates A test of Carranzas at titude is involved in connection with the arrangements the American government is seeking to make for an examination of Bentons body TheWashington government is now consulting with Carranza Gin Afford to Wait President Wilson was asked in view of the new developments a change polciy was intended by the United States immediately The president pointed out that a country of the size and power o fthe United States could afford to wait just as long as it pleased aud that nobody doubted its power and nobody doubt ed that Huerta will eventually re tire and that there need be no hesi tation in forming tho judgment that what the United States wished to ac complish In Mexico would be accom plished but that those people who were in haste forgot what they themselves would have to do they would have to contribute brothers sons and sweethearts to do it If they wanted it done right away they were willing to wait the president indicated such a step might not be necessary SAYS AIOYKR COULD HAVE ENDED STRIKE Special to The Hough ton Mar Roes chief counsel for tho operators in his opening statement for the operators at the resumption of tho strike in vestigation today declared he be lieved if President Moyer of tho Western Federation of Miners had joined hands with tho in recognizing the distress of the suf ferers from the Calniiiet disaster the strike would have been settled then In referenceto Meyers de portation Ilees said Moyer was mighty lucky nothing more serious happened to HAS THE IXWGEST NA9IE IN QOJfGIlESS HUT DOESNT USE IT INVKSTfOATIXG Ol1 HTKKIi IJKUATlS Special to Tlio CMoljoGnzeUe Washington Mar 2 In an ef fort tp ascertain what foundation thero may bo for tho charges that the United States Steel corporation received during last six years illegal rebates from railroads on freight Harlau of the lutDrstato commerce commission to day examined David Lamar oi Xcw York and William S Green of Iowa upon whoso allegations the ssnato baned a resolution tho commission to Inrjuiro into tor Forrani ihvestlgnU made only in thecoao t1 sion develops facts to a a inquiry FURTHER FORMER SPEAKER OP TEXAS NOW IN CON GUESS Dr Ladislas Lazaro the new Lou isiana congressman who succeeded Arsene Ptjo famous as the head of the inrn t 13 investigation lias the longest nae of any member of congress but doesnt use it His name is really Lazaro His and father was a R who emi grated to Louisiir yeirs ago Mr Lazaro is a democrat and held sev eral before he came to congress Ho is fortytwo years old and a physician by profession HIOI WINDS WREAKED IJhistory Weather SatHrilny After noon and livening Damaging to Trees and AVindows Many windows were smashed numbers of trees blown down and many branches torn from others chimnay and smoke stacks prostrat edbythe ushwed February out and March In While tho drop in temperature was possi bly not quite marked as the weather bureaus prediction of 30 degrees or more the cold wave fore casted came aud the of March brought nipping weather Windows Smashed Among the windows smashed were glasses in the Mason City Steam Laundry Ten Cent store Pratt building Miller McEldoon groc ery Park Inn Park Flats A false front was blown down at the Lano millinery store The upper part 6C the metal smoke stack at tho Kirk apartments went by the board Some trees woro broken and many branches torn off In Central park and elsewhere about the city Arrange Details for Temper ance llnlly at Christian Chnci March Iluy Grounds The Minlstarral met i the home of Rev W Ilein this morn ing Details of the arrangements were considered for the groat rally to be held at the Main street Christian church Wednesday even ing March llth ExGovontor Pat terson of Tennessee is to addresa tho meeting The association voted to nndoiso the plan for piny grounds for Mason City aud to commend tho plan from the pulpits next Sunday morning aa the election is to bo hold next Mon day A resolution was passed asking our reproscMitativo in centresto vote against Section G of the I5ill II R No 1202S which would danger ously ettect the present law protect ing 7500 Postal ICmployeoo in their right to rest on Sundays A paper was prosonierlby Rev 1 M reviewing tho by Josiah Strong entitled Xcw World The association to rnoet Hnrch 111 at the Y M C A office to consider a Social of Mason CHy ENGLAND EXPECTED TO SAY HOW FAR SHE EXPECTS WILSON TO GO CANNOT INSIST UPON ACTING FOR ENGLAND White House View is That Al though Asked to do so We Cannot Insist on Right to Push Case of Rciitoh Special to Tho GlobeGazette Washington Mar white house view on the Benton trouble is that strictly speaking there is no right of international law by which the United States could insist on act ing for Great l3riaitn although the American government has been ask ed by the powers to use its good of fices for the protection of foreign ers If however England should not ask the United States to the matter into further cpmplieat with Carauza the American govom ment would not feel obliged to go beyond an investigation the facts through Its own consular repre sentatives The next step it appears is some intimation from Great Britain as to how far she expects the United States to pushthe Beiitoii case Also there is reason to believe Carranza can bo expected in the near future to give tho American government further assurances that all foreigners regardless whether their fovernments recognized Huer ta or not will be safe in Northern Mexico By Cnrraiijius Order Special to 2 saSd orders delaying the Bentou investi gation halted at Juarez yesterday were issued by General Carranza who determined to handle all diplomaticsubjects himselfVilla indicated his belief that Gustavo Bauch was dead when he said that Bauch an American was liberated at Juarez and doubt less was assassinated by some of bis Villa said Bauch had many enemies aud added of course I cant ba heidto blame for Ijetelier at El 1oso Special to The GloboGazetto El Paso Mar Letchoi American consul at Chihuahua has arrived on a special train for the purposo of conducting the Benton investigation commission to Chi huahua When Lotcher and th commission will start back is not certain Send Agent to Ijoiidon Special to The 3IoleGazeUe Nogalcs Mar 2 Miguel Covarrubias who held a diplomatic position under the Madoro govern ment has been appointed confiden tial agent of the constitutionalists at London This action is by Carranza in connection with recent Interna tional representations in tho case of Bonton Appointment of Covarrub ias to London it Is pointed out niiiko possible dealings with tho in surgents of Mexico by tho British foreign office which accordingly will not havo an opportunity to say that connection with Carranzas govern ment was so remote it is necessary to act throughthe American depart ment of state KEP VIGIL BESIDE BROTHERS DEAD BODY SUPREME COURT RULES ON PRICE mm CASE Ttefiiscs to Change Decision of Couit us to ItcUiil Halo 1riccs Special to The Mar 2 The uu promo court today refused to re view a decision of the fcdoral courts Now York holding that the WaU uvam Watch Company could not fix fosuld prlcea watclieB by retall loll by Police For Investigation of Story of Siilciite Special to Tlic GlolietfaOTtte Los Angeles Mar 2 When Charles Stubberud a former mer chant of Canton S L was found dead iu his apartment with his brother Christian keeping a vigil besido thebody Christian was ar rested and held pending investiga tion of his story that Charles open ed his neck arteries witlb a paring knife NEW LAW FIRM IS ORGANIZED TODAY H and Decide to er Togeth Organization of a now law thin composed of two young nl ready well known here ia announced today effective at once Tlio pair to join Iorcos uro D H incl George Fanner Fitzpatrlclc is now city HOlidtor and has lived here nbout five years Farmer has been hero about six months coming hevo from Fort where in the office of Judge Holsell TUoy will obcupy tho quarters now used by FitzpatrlcK ni the First National bank am Raybinn of Ronham Texas who is now serviceliis first term in Congress was a mouiber of the state legislature before his election to the nitional house He served six years as state leg Mitor airl the lasttwo was speaker ot the house of repre sentatives Mr Rayburn is a Demo crat a lawyer and Is thirtytwo years old Fprrapr Vice Ii o J flout of Rocti Is Illid Lines mbs to Heart Pis Is loiiiorrow Chicago Mar Sebastian former vice president of the Chicago Rock Island Pacific railroad and associated with the work of that road for thirtysix years died yester day from a complication of heart and liver troubles He was 65 years of age Funeral services will bo held at 2 oclock tomorrow afternoon at St Lukes Episcopal church of which Mr Sebastian was a vestryman Henry U Kludge president of the Rock Island lines said last night that tho passing of Mr Sebastian marked the closing of the first stage of ono of the greatest features Iu modern railroading CONSOLIDATE TWO EXPRESS OFFICES A joint officn will be maintained by the United States Express Co and the Wells Fargo Express Co in the present Wells Fargo location the change tak ng place toduy This ar rangement is not a consolidation of tho two companies according to lo cal agents but is uu arrangement which is being used in a number ol cities The of the Unitet States Express Co wUl he under th management of the Wells Fargo Co Tlie U S will not be used mKS VICKY HUDDMXLY Mrs T K IIOHC 112 Water street died suddenly at the Park litispita this morning Siie had been ill a few days acnto nephritis netting in after n hard old A physician was called Saturday and yoatorday her condition became so serious that she was taken to tho Park hospital where she passed away at 4 oclock this morning She is survived by her husband who is a fireman on tho M St a son Sidney and a daughter The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon from the home Rev Osgood officiating F BIfi MEETING AND BANQUET OFCOMMERCIAL CLUB AT THE K OF P HALL NEWBAND WILL MAKE FlilST APPEAUANCI1 Play aioiiHiLs Race Sleeting Sportsmens Convention and Military Huml to He Discuss ed Tomorrow Night Mason City Military Band iiay Grounds City Meeting at Mason City These arc the four subjects that will be discussed at a supper at Ine ui i uuab Tuesday ov fciniii at sharp Maun Citys now Military band will play a cou u the supper hour under the direction of Prof Goode This is the bands Lhst appearance iu public a is proper tnal it should be in trortucod by the Mason City Commer cial club The new band the new ouiniiy and the armory vviil be discussed briefly Mason City play grounds will ba miioduced by lantern slides and a talk by Secretary D o 11 ibbard of Y M C A on sports in genera spoits for the hoys in particu lar Views of some of the best known 11 ue country wil ba shown and Mr HIbbard will tell how it is possible fur Mason City to se cure such needed grounds The coming race meeting in J una is to receive attention by officery of association in au effort to in crease the attendance from nearby it a better drawing surrounding wuli tho merchants as sociation aud tho Commercial club tho race meeting should lie able to secure better train service lor tho people who desiro to see tho racea ami do their necessary shopping while here The state sportsmens tournament will be held in Mason City June 10 i iiul j and will uriii here a largo number of sportsmen from all parts of the state The plans of the meet ing will be outlined aud its benefits tu iason City given Tuesday evenings supper which veu tor fifty cents will take an athletic turn and every sport secure a at once The supper will bo served at sharp and tho meeting will close at 8 oclock By notifying Allan Beck teleptiotio 134 tickets will bo reserved for you The tables will be set for 150 people arc Arrested Mrs iiedges ana Xako Werle both about forty years of were arrested at Werles rooms over Aiartiuh store on South Main street Saturday night upon complaint oC the womans Tho charges plac ed against them was adultery Mr and MiK Hedges were married last Mily nnd it is said separated in De cember The woman has boon mar ried twice They wore River a Iieur Histice Kimballs court this af ternoon 3MPUOYK TI5AIX SKfJVICK Fred 0 Esliclt general agent of the Chicago Great lias iir rnnged to give persons on his lino living south of iiore exoollout ser vice to and from Mason City dining the proesntatinn of Ben Hiir Momly Tuesday Weilnnsday and Thurdny No 1C the Northbound piissenfttr arriving iero nbout 0 p in will stop at all stations botweou hero and Chu lon every day to pick passengers up and Xo 1 j tho passenger southbound at midnight will make all stops bo tueen those points to tako thorn Iromci This service could hardly be excelled even though special traiiir were run Lake Mills will send a delegation of about 75 persons one night dur ing the run Orders of this kind are coming Jndaily It is hoped that most Mason City pelsons will attend Mon day nifght leaving tho other four productions clear for out of town visitors fiois Another A K Baldwin IH gaining a lion as a wolf hunter in oouniy He brousht in a large wolf sliu Uiis in TI mid claimed the Bounty on it at tho orfice of County Auditor Tliis is the SCCLIK wolf that Haldwin killed within l iijontli UK liinl killed tho county this ycni Tlssiliiat wolt was slain by Buldiviu just north of Mnsun City Judge ti Stnnt Do cisc In Jfjicli JSjs Iieno Jiiflge J T Clark rffusci Satur day to grant a divorce to Mrs Irene Devonrtorf from hnihusband 1 K IJevendorf Tho trial otcu piod about Hirer days Dwtvidorf is tho third husibimd of llu phiintlfi1 in tho CHSL wiio has twice IK eu di vorced Divorce wan arkert on tho roiuul cruel and inhuniitu treatment Tho of IJnniu firiut is before Uu iliKtrict courl to day Mrs Wells is suiur for a di vorce Assignment of the casM of Ihoso who were indicted last week by tho grand jury arc follows Nich Fancino Tuesday Tlafael Murchese Wednesday Edith Moody Tom Ce cil Jacob Miller and John Hah and George Dosn Friday   

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