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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 12, 1914, Mason City, Iowa                                lYptr GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY BY NOT READING THE GLOBE WANT ADS IT TO READ TWICEAWEEK WEEKLt REPORTSBY WIRE EACH DvVY OF THEIMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE WORLD TODAYS NRWS NOTY0STERDAYS THE WEATHER Fair tonight nud Friday not much clmnge in temperature iiiortonito variable winds VOL XXI MASONCITY IOWA TKUKSDAY MARCH 12 1914 No MAM ACCUSED OF FORGING CHECKAT PEOPLES BANK IS RELEASED JURY DELIBERATED vu ON CASE FIVE HOURS Indictment Against John Halm Indicted Alleged Complic ity in the Same Oifense i Dismissed THREE LEADERS OF THE WHITE SOXGIANTS WORLDS TOUR Jacob Miller was acquited yester day of the charge of forgery for which he was tried before a jury anc the case of John Halm was dismissed The case was given to the jury a yesterday morning and a oclock in the afternoon the verdict of uot guilty was returned It was charged by the state thai Miller took a pass book belonging t George a Russian who had C sayings account of a little more than Jour hundred dollars in the Peoples state bank Miller it was alleged tookthe bookto the bank and drew out the money signing Balataihs name to the receipt Mil ler leftthe city for Omaha a few days later and from there went to Canada V Suspicion centered upon Miller and John Halm who wore found and brought back to this city and held for tho grand jury Both Indicted Both were Indicted on the charge of forgery County Attorney John Robinson and Attorney W R Hayes represented the in the case and Attorneys J Williams and G were the de fense MllleV drastbund not guilty of the charge and the case against John Hahn was dismissed Halm was to be tried for the same offensa as Miller but Millers acquittal cleared Hahn also FORMER TENNESSEE GOVER NOR PLEASED LARGE AUDIENCE FUNDS SUBSCRIBED TO HELP THE FIGHT No Saloons in 1920 Slogan of Present Campaign in Evi dence Over Cenler of the Ros trum left to Calltxlmn M aimgor of the White Sox John McG rmv Manager of tho Giants nml S R Sign Appropriate nt tho Cecil Last Avaitablo Space at Show Taken Disappointed theatre goars wera turned away from the Cecil whore BenHur is being produced la large numbers last night The housa was entirely sold out and it Is the pol ioy the management to sell very little standing room Even standing room was refused to Mason City people who could have got seats for earlier performances had they desired to do so and only a few covetod cardboards Issued te persons from out of town who woulc otherwise been entirely dlaap pointed The management refused to in crease danger in case of an acelden py having the foyer and aisles flle with persons holding standing room tlokets Tonight marks the close o the BenHur run which has been highly satisfactory alike to the com pany managers the Cecil people anc to Mason City citizens who helped make the week a success Tonlgh tjie company mares to Marshalltowi for a two night satnd TIH3 KNOXV1LLE CANDIDATES Fred Gilbert was arrested las night for being drunk Is that he will he commlttet to the inebriate asylum at Knoxvilli and an attempt made to him o the liquor habit Ed Keeney wil also be sent to Knoxvllle again a he has become Intoxicated within about two weeks from there after returning its Comiskey Owner oi the W hite Charles Comiskey of lie White Sox of Chicago Jimmy Jallahan the manager and John J IcGiaw the manager of the Giants vere the happiest nieri in the world vhen they stepped off the Lmsitania n Ney York Friday morning after completing their world tour to show all nations of the earth how to play baseball McGraw and Callahan who are young men were oC course in the best of health Comiskey who was 111 at Rome was in good shape He scouted reports sent from Italy that ho was dying The trip was very suc cessful from every point of view the managers said not only paid their expenses but had made money In addition they had created interest in the game in coun tries which had hardly heard of it York of Clearing Aivay Debris of St Lonis Olnb House Fire Is Pro ceeding Slowly St Louis March total of iftaen bodies had been iecovered rom the ruins of the Missouri Ath etic club up to 10 a m of these en are identified Firemen and other searchers working to rescue he bodies gave the opinion that the otal death list will be increased Personal effects oC two men hith erto not listed among the missing were found Work of clearing away ho debris is proceeding slowly how ever and relatives and friends of the dead men whose bodies are still in the ruins complained to the muni cipal authorities FUMIGATION WAS LATE GEuy Bull Family Get Their Dose Af tor Movinjj to Another House Several weeks after the complete recovery of Guy Bulls little chile from an attack of the measles anc after the family had nioved to an other house the health departmen la reported to have this week fumi grated them at their new residence Whether tho house they formerly lived In was fumigated is uot known KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS Wednesday evening Hal eleven candidates wore shown thru the mysteries of rank of page In th Knights of Pythiaa lodge After th work a luncheon was served n the dining room with about one hundred knights present Those taking th work were Harold V Bull W J Walker Bert H Brett W O Schanke P E TohannBcn T M Bergland R E Pauley Frank Min or W Ward Mlllard Swift and Dr PC Krause ELKS MEETING Thenext regular meeting of Be nevolent and Protective Order o Elks No occur on Frida evening March 18th at S p m A number of candidates will b initiated and the annual election o officers will be hold COMMISSION SETTLES A RATE CASE ARGUMENT Washington March f railroads and shippers to agree on reightrates between Chicago and isslssiirpi and Missouririver points and olorado common points on the Dther has induced the interstate commerce commission to fix com nodlty rates by definite order The ommission says that it is probable 10 final solution can be mad ewitli out a general readjustment of the ates throughout this but as affording a present remedy or the difficulties in which jobbars and large shippers found themselves the commission ha established rates on several hundred commodities materially lower than the existing rates The new lower rates become effective May If King Alcohol or any of his co harts happened to be hanging around the vicinity of the Christ ian church last night they undoubt edly made a speedy departure ly after the bi gnus of tlie antisaloon and anti liquor forces were trained in thoi direction The occasion was that of the ap pearanoo here of Malcom R Patter sou former governor of Tennessee in whom the liquor traffic lost one o its strongest supporters when h transferred his allegiance to the dr cause and Howard H Rugsel another leading antisaloon worker Luvgo Subscription A large collection and subscrip tion were given for the stamping on of the litiuor traffic in the Unite States The main floor of th church was well filled and a mor appreciative audience could not be found The service opened with the son Amercia by the congregation Rev J B Wagner pastor ot the First Methodist church offered prayer and lieported That Two English Mission aries Disappeared When City Was 5AYS THRESHERS ARE PERSECUTED loatl of IowaTluOshermqns Asso ciationScores Officers of Some of ol the Small Towns in Suite pedal to The GlobaGazette Des Moines Iowa March pressing the hope that councllmen in omo of the smaller towns of the tuto would soon learn the require ments of modern so that heir towns could be placed on the Map of I N Snook of West Point president of the rhresherrimns Association of Iowa oday indicated his opposition to some ofthe traffic laws which he de clared now prevail In The president made the traffic question almost the entire subject of his an lual address before the convention he first business session of which s la progress here today President Snook reviewed the pro gress oi a test case now pending in the supreme is in olved the question whether a town council can forbid the passing of threshing outfits across ceuieiit crosings Should the case bo decid ed against the threshers Mr Suook said then the next step would lie to attempt to get relief through the leg islature Wo represent investments aggregating said President Snook Should wo he dis barred from the public roads Whei the members of this organization who aro tax payers and who depre sent such an enormous aggregation of capital attempt to carry on the business legitimately shall a Qltj council be permitted to toll us w have no right to cross their stree crossings Do you not see that som city councils are discriminating against a people who help huild u the general welfare of every city ii the state And the towns who thu teU us to kebp otf their street cross Ings with our machines are gettin their support from the very ham they The grain that makes the flou to feed the universe passes throng these machines Its value is almost incalculable In the year 1312 I think it was we threshed in this state bushels Think ot this amount of grain to pass into tho markets of tho world to bring back IAY RICHARDSON WOMAN WHO SLASHED VENUS ADJUDGED HARANGUES JUDGE WHO COMMITTED HEH Says Government is Slowlj MurderingMrs Pauklnirst and That Authorities Will Not Listen to Womeii Special to Tliq GlobeGazette London March 12 Miss May Sacked and Burned Special to The GloboGazette London March cable to the Central News from Shanghai re ports that two English women at achcd to the China Inland mission Lao Ho Kow Province Hu Peh ro siuco that town was acked and burned by brigands yes erday when Dr T Froyland ti lOrwegian missionary was killed ho missing women are Miss US Jlack and Miss J STack MRS A MUNSOPr DIES Mrs A P Munson passed away at her home on tho corner of Eighth and Cedar streets at 6 oclock this morning Death resulted from an acute attack of pneumonia and other complications She had been ser iously ill only a few days Mrs Mun son was sixtysix years old Her husband and a sister living in the east survive her Arrangements for the funeral have not yet been com pleted EDWARD BEAD Albert Pedelty of this city this af ternoon received wrord that hie brother Edward who has bean a pa tient at the Cherokee State hospital for many years past died this morn ing The funeral will be held Sat urday at 11 a at Him wood chap el JIOBE WEDDING RUMORS Washington March 12 Pros pects of another white house wed the semiautliorltatlve renewal of the report that Soeretary Treasury McAdoo and Mlsa Eleanor Randolph Wilson are engaged and it is rumor ed will 6 married in June There is no the white house and officials declined to com ment upon the report TRAVERS AFTER HONORS COMMISSION MAILS LITERATURE AT THE EXPENSE OF THE CITY Threethousand Instead of the or dinary law requirement of 400 cop ies of the regular momnly report ot the citys business will bo published tljis month and a copy mailed to each registered voter in the oity The cost of the mailing approx imately exclusive of the time ot R W Hyde desk sergtant Miss Florence Londergan and Miss Buelah Jfandolph assistants to the city clerk and others who have been im pressed into the service to address single Borne by Olty The additional expense is to be borne by the city treasury accord ingr to Commissioner H Stanbery rTitto comniiaslonor asserts that the counsel has authority to print any feaonablo number oe reports that it fit and distribute them in any Circulate City Plant Literature The object of this change In num ber and method of distribution la with Stanbery still quoted as author placing before the voters of the councils views on the trouble with tho gas company wihat it al leges are facts In the case and tha campaign literature It has to of fer In support of the proposition for bond issues of to he used to purchase tha Holcomb property for a city hall site and to install electric current manufacturing machinery at the wa ter works and transmission lines to supply the cluster light service 3tanbery asserts that the council is given power to take this stop and bring Its arguments on the tlon bofbia the people in this way New D Travers holder of the United States amateur golf championship was among the passengers sailing for England today on the Baltic The object of his vlalt to the other side to compete for the British cham plonahlp title After arriving In England he will haveabout six weeks in which to practice for the tournament which will he held on the Sandwich links In May LITERACY TEST STAYS Specisil to Tlio GlobeGazette mucl discussed literacy test will remain In the Burnett Immigration bill when It is presented to the senate for ac tlon This was decided today by the senate Immigration committee which will report the bill favorably There was a suggestion that the literacy test bo dropped because o the the presidents veto bu a majority of the committee did no believe the president would carry his oppostlon to that feature so fa as to veto the entire bill The sen ators opposed to the test will light 1 Rev B M Osgood introduced the first speaker of the evening Dr Howard Russeltof his address the collec tion was taken and Ed Dunn intro duced ExGovernor Patterson of Tennessee who gave the principal address of the evening Upon the rostrum hist evening were tlie pastors of the various churches who greeted Mr Patterson as ho came hoBore tho audience Several American flags were in evi denco and the slogan for th campagin work No Saloons in 1910 hung over tho center of the rostrum IOUE TROUBLE FOU MERCHANT BANKER rich bank accounts to Iowa and con trast It with the fact that the thresh er must pay tolls in theway of police court fines if he dares cross with his machines what Is known as a ce ment crossing In some of tho small er towns of tho slate Some of the towns aro wideawake and appreci ate the requirements modern traffic others need to bo awaken Richardson who hacked Velas quezs Rokeby Venus at tho Na tionalgallery Tuesday when sen tenced to six months imprisonment by a jury in the Bow street police argued with tho judge who pronounced the sentence declaring the government killing Mrs Pankhurst Addressing Judge Robert Wal lace presided Miss Richardson said I am an art student but I care more for justice than for art I firmly believe that when the na tion has shut its eyes to justice and allowed women who are fighting for justice to bo maltreated and tortured such an action as mine shouldbeunderstandable The slow and premeditated murder of Mrs Eminolino Pankhurst is tho ultlma nm which has made necessary the recent acts of her followers The na tion seems to be dead or for we women knocked vainly at the floors o ministers bishops and afch even the king At Repeat the close the congregation Vlwt Is Claimed to Be Material for Fifty Indictments Agaiiist Henry Scigel Sent to Grand Jury pecial to Tho GIobaGazotte New York March the district attorneys office describes s material for at least fifty in alleging fraud against lenry Siesel and Frank E Vogel ireaident and vice president raEpect vely of the Siegel store corporation o were arrested yesterday on three ndlctments and are now at liberty bail each was placsd n the hands of the grand jury this afternoon Assistant District At orney Arthur C Train said as many ndlotments as the ends of Justice soemed to require wouldbe found against the merchant bankers The indictments charge violation of already banking arose and repeated after Dr Russell tho following pledge which has been Riven from coast to coast God help ing me I will seo this thing The evening closed with the Doxology Russells Address Rev B M Osgood was selected to present the first speaker of tho evening With a few appropriate words he Introduced Howard H Russell of Westervllle founder of the Anti Saloon league who outlined the pur pose of the presence of himself and Mr Patterson In Waterloo and other cltias It is this A campaign ihas been waged for national prohibition which it IB ex psoted will be successful within the next five years The campaign will be financed by popular subscrip tions abrogating of which already has been raised and which is payable in quar terly sums for the next fiveyear Workers will bo sent Into In tho union to engage Ilariy itIts Hurt When Coal Blows Up When Swept Onto tlio Hot linriuxl Burn a Mansion SpecYat Glasgow March 12 Militant suf fragettes burned to ground the large mansion o Stowarton belonging to Church of Scotland sage left in the vicinity A mes stating this is in revenge for tho brutal ar rest of Mrs AVIATOKSlAOj IN SKA Swim to Shore But Olio Dies From His Overexert ions found jn a cruaada whose slogans will be laws and grand larceny in making false statements to obtain credit These aro based on the affairs of the Four teenth street said Train and are typical of all the affairs of the other Siegel Stores Closed Special to The GlobeGazette New York March 12 Orders closing two big New York department stores operated by Henry Siegel and his partners were today Issued by Lhe federal court STRIKE PROBE OLOSTXG Special lo The GlobeGazette Washington March 12 house committee Investigating con ditions in the Michigan copper mine strike has returned and the mam fbera indicated their report would denounce the mine owners for refus ing to allow their men to work with out renouncing their chairman condemned union The the use of armed men from outaide the state at the instance of mine owners and pictured the miserable condition of tho men on strike The committee next will demand the books of the Calumnt and Hecla Company at Bos ton thing Six brunch publishing houses will be established and millions of copies ot racts in ten or more languages will 10 mailed to the voters The league now has 700 employes giving their whole time to the fight The money raised last year for tho work reached Mr Russell referred to the two conspicuous victories of the past year for prohibition On was West Virginias voting dry and the other ths passage of the WebbKenyon law He told in a graphic way of the great convention of men from all parts of the country at lolumbus last autumn and of the presentation to both branches of congress of bills providing for an amendment to tha constitution which will permit of national pro hibition of the sale manufacture transportation and importation of in toxicating liquors This Is looked upon as tiiQ great est movement in the history of the world meaning more for prosperi ty peace law and order than any other measure devised by man Cards were passed to receive sub scriptions for this national campaign and the response was generous While Harry Dirks was oiling ma chineryin tlie clinker pit at the Le high cement plant this morning some coal dust was swept into the pit onto the hot cinders and the ex plosion that followed burned Dirks so severely that was taken to the Park hospital to have the wounds dressed Jjdrks is oiler at the plant It was probably not known that ha was in the pit when the dust was swept in as he was working about the machinery His face and head was badly burned as far up as his cap which undoubtedly saved him from more aarlous Injury The coal dust whan it struck the hot cinders In the pit exploded like gun pow der Dirks was sent to his home where ho will be confined for some little time until the wounds are healed to The CHobcGlZfUe Jaffa Paleslino March Turkish army aviators Nueri Bey and Ismail Bey fell Into the sea whilo flying south of this port They Ihoroically disentangled from tho wreck of their machine and swam ashore Both vvcro in a state of extreme exhaustion when they reached the beach They were takn to a hospital where Nueri Boy djed from over exertion PAGE MUST EXPLAIN Spooled to Tho GlohoGazotte Washington March reso lution calling on Walter Page Amer ican ambassador to Great Britain for an explanation of the Panama canal speech ho la reported to have delivered last night before tho as sociated chambers of commerce In was adopted by tho sen BAD FIRE AT to Tim GloloGazotto Portland March blocks of Portlands waterfront was wiped out today by fire which started at A M and is still burning The steam schooners Cricket and Glen roy In addition to a number of buildings wore destroyed The loss already is close to a million IdoIIars Continued on Page FUTUllE XO ORDERS RECEIVETV Spepial to The GlobeGazette Calumet March Although President Moyer of the Western Fed oration of Miners put the matter of settlement of the copper strike up to strlktrs themselves recommending a referendum vote President William Rlckard of the Calumet local said no official instructions had boon re ceived and that no action will bo taken until orders are received Meantime the strike benfitK continue to be paid financing in a way enough to keep initely up to strike irulef JUUV EXCUSED Jurors drawn for this term of tho court wore yesterday excused for the rest of the term and court was ad journed until Saturday when civil and probate matters will be consid ered ME FOUND 1M THE WRY ROOM Bpocial to Tlio GlobeGazotle Washington March sional Investigation of trading In fu turea cotton and grain was fore shadowed when house rules commit too appointed a sub committee to resolution for such action Three empties were sidetracked at the court house this freight cars as the term might load the unsuspecting reader to but three genuine honesttogoodness whiskey bottles thait had been drain ed to the drega and lert to as throo accusing fingers In the Jury room The question arises with unmlti force Who placed those bottles iHhere An Investigation la being matin to by the court aa tho matter Is a serious one and the members ot the tho jury if not guilty must immedi ately be absolved of all blame or ac cusation When the janitor cleaned the room this morning he swept up the telltale empties carried them to tlie back door and cast them out A court house is no place for a selfre spootlng whiskey bottle to bo any how and the tragedy of the myster ious three will probably be unearth ed before evening The facts of the case are that itlhe Jury room was occupied by the jury in the case of the state vs Jacob Miller from yesterday morn ing until about In the after noon This morning when the room was cleaned three empty whiskey bottles were discovered there A large crowd gathered at the court house to hear the verdict of the jury yesterday afternoon and it la pos slble that during the confusion fol lowing iflie adjournment of court the Jury room was used aa a refreshment parlorby someone needing such sus tormncR A probe is being made how ever and further facts will be dis closed regarding tho three mystriea emptlns Undoubtedly there will be another chapter In this little book of Who Owns the or How Andrew Casey Detected tho Purloiuer of Lost   

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