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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 7, 1914, Mason City, Iowa TWICEAWEEK WEEKLY FIND A HOUSE BY USING A GLOBEGAZETTE WANT AD ABE ASTON ISHING i i THE WEATHER Unsettled weather tonight Tuesday probably vnln turning to snow colder brisk north west winds REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OP THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE WORLD TODAYS NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS VOL XXI I MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL i 1914 No 153 PITCHFORK BEN IS THE SENA HEALTH MENTOR CAROTHERS LOSES HIS EX EQUATUR BECAUSE OF V i REPORT SENT OUT FAILS TO ANNOY STATE DEPARTMENT Most of Agents Dealings Are With Villa and His Adherents So Doucuments Were Aboiit Worthless Special to The GlobeGazette Washington April G Cancella tion by the Huerta government of the Exequatur of American Consular Agent Geo C Carothers because he sent to Washington dispatches say Ing the rebels had taken Torreon failed to disturb the State Depart ment officials The Huerta govern still denies that Torreon has fallen Carothers obtained his exe quatur when he was accredited to the Madero government and was stationed at Torreon Since the out break of the Carranzarevolution he FATHER OP CONTINUOUS VAUDEVILLE IS DEAD DANIELS WILL DRY UP ALL SHIPS AND NAVY YARDS OF THE NATION WINE MESSES OF OFFICERS GO ALSO Ruling Ttikes Effect in July Temperance Forces Jubilant Over Matter Affects Men and Officers Alike has had a roving northern Mexico commission in His exequatur from the Mexico City government has been of littie value to him all his dealings being with the constltution ists It is the Intention of the American government to Keep Ca rothers with Villa and other rebel leaders to make prompt representa tion for the safety of Americans and other foreigners and look after their interests Should Carothers find it necessary to go into territory con by Huerta he may now be un able to do business with the local but Is no prospect that heVwill be incon Ben Tillman of South Carolina known even to school chil dren all over the country as Pitch fork Ben has qualified as the health mentor of the United States senate About once a week he includes in one of his speeches some advice to his brother senators regarding their health and he usually finishes by telling them that a short time ago he was on the verge of the grave but that he will outlive a number of them yet Because of his objection to tobacco the solons of the upper house of congress no longer smoke during executive sessions He is a hot water fan and believes that the drinking of plain toot water is very efficacious in the preservation of good health Besides this he has a number of physical culture stunts that he never tires of explaining to his Special to The GlobeGazette Washington April Daniels order barring use of alco holic liquors in the navy effective after July 1 is causing general dis cussion In naval and other circles The order one or me most sweeping ever promulgated by the navy de partment not only abolishes the tra ditional wine mess of the officers but will bar all alcoholic liquors from every ship and shore station throughout the navy Surgeon Gen eral JBraisted reccomended it an exhaustive investigation into the problem While declining to discuss for pub lication the effect the order a number of prominent naval officers expressed the belief privately that it may fail of its purpose to prevent drunkenness within the navy The order is hailed with joy by prohibi tion forces who declare it will ihave great influence in the furtherance of the itemperance cause BRYANS SCHOOLMATE REPRE SENTS ILLINOIS IN CON GRESS SON OF OIL MAGNATE TELLS OF FATHERS CLORADO HOLDINGS CONSCIENCE ACQUITS HIM HIS ASSERTION Says He Hast Taken More Than Passing Interest in Situation Rut Admits He Stand By BOW PREACHER Special to The GlobeGazette Denver April 6 Rev Otis Spur geon lies In a critical condition at a hospital as the result of a severe beating him last ing observations as an official rep resentative Lind Starts Home Special to The GlobeGazette Vera Cruz April Lind daughter and family and Rear Admiral Fletcher today embarked on the Mayflower and will proceed direct to Washington Twentysix Years Ago AVitneased Worst Catastrophe in History of I JO Division Expel Spaniards Special to The GlobeGazette Washington April Rlano from Spain has received of ticial notice of Villas expulsion of Spanish subjects from Tbrreon and prepared to make a protest to Secretary Bryan Spain not only ob jects to their expulsion but also to confiscation oj their property estimated to run into millions Twentysix years ago yesterday the Milwaukee road experienced the worst accident it ever had on the I D division A wreck of passenger tralJn No 1 on the Wapsie between Ionia and New Hampton killed seven and injured a dozen more passen In those days train No 1 ar earlier about in the outslde the city and warned him never to return The kidnapping and beating followed a small riot Satur day during a lecture in which Spurgeon accused the priesthood of Immorality Catholic B P Keith famous in Vaudeville for more than thirty years and the originator of continuous vaudeville hagjust died Theatrical men say that he did more for the entertain ment of the millions who could not pay for priced seats in theatres than any one else His death was caused by heart disease while in Florida for his health The idea of the continuous per formance had been revolving in Mr Keiths mind for some time and in 1885 he decided to try it out This idea was suggested by T Bar nums morning afternoon and even ing exhibitions and also from Bun nells Museum At 10 oclock on the morning of July 5 1S85 Mr Keith openeda performance at the Gaiety Theatre in Boston which lasted prac tically until p m TheL proveq t so successful TfiaVthe next Bijou Theatre in Beston and within a few years branched out Phila delphia Cleveland Providence and other Special to Tie GlobeGazette Washington April 6 John D Rockefeller today told the house mines committee that his father owned about forty per cent of the stock of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company central figure in the in dustrial strike in the Colorado coal fields Rockefeller contended that responsibility for the conduct of the corporation lay not only with tho stockholders and directors but with the officers of the company In these days when business in terests are so diversified and di rectors are members of so many board the best they can do is to ap point officers and hold ithem respon he said you think the fact that the government has found it necessary to take action would warrant you in taking more than pausing interest in the situation Chairman Forster I have taken more than a pass Ing interest returned The vast sums of money involved and tho great disorder in the field concerned ine closely But I have done allthaFl could have done The officers of the company have been held responsible and if we are at any time convinced their policies are mistaken we will immediately re IEM TO DEATH NINE DIE IN ACCIDENT At NEW HAIUHAN BRIDGE AT MEMPHIS William E Williams Is one of the new RepresentatlveaaHarge in con gress from the state of Illinois He went to school with William J Bry an at Illinois College and has been a Bryan man ever since At the Denver convention of 1908 he sea onded the nominatibn ot Mr Bryan in bahalf of the Illinois delegation Mr Williams comes from Pittsfield is a lawyer and was once before a member of congress WHITE WORKMEN HAD RELIEVED NEGROES Others Wounded in Sand Hoy Crew That is Preparing Foe Spanning Father of Waters Special to The GloboGasictte Memphis April least workmen were killed and many wounded in an explosion of gas In a caisson for the new J T Haralian bridge being constructed across the Mississippi river here The men all white had just re lieve a shifit composed of ten ne when the explosion occurred The caisson was near the Kansas shore and was ninety feet deep Ne groes just relieved were in a cham ber fifteen feet from the surface when they encounteder tho first rush of gas and scurried for the top movethem I am one of my fatherls as la other of MISSED BABY Little One at linvchlnal Endangered by Act of Rough Neck Who Threw Stone Through Window Southern Cross Lost Special to Tho GlobeGazette St Johns N April C No trace of the sealer Southern Cross has been found and tonight she will bo posted lost with iher crew of 17TV VOTING IN MONTANA ELECTION IN MONTREAL Police Find Liquor in Strange Place in Raid of Premises of Mrs Aitna liaCore Following complaints of nearby residents that a blind tiger was in operation police made a raid Satur day night on the home of Mrs Anna UaCore 215 West First street resting her and a man who gave his name as McCormick said to be a resident of this city The pair did not give bonds and were held In a close search of the womans property during which the police nearly gave up the search for liquor a patrolman stubbed his toe against a pile of manure in the With rt tinkle something bumped against something ese Both the substances ware evidently glass A pitch fork was pressed into ser vice disclosing about fifteen quart bottles nearly that number of pints and other receptacles filled with whiskey The police agreed that it was the most novel place they had jver seen booze The arrest Is one of a series that Mrs LaCore has figured in each time the trouble arising over whls The woman Is alleged by the police to be operating a resort for fte purpose of disposing of the stuff gers rived morning and met what is now No 8 at Lawler A rain had come sud denly during Sunday nlgiht swelling the Wapsie into a torrent No 8 had passed over the bridge before the sudden rush of waters and at Lawler reported everything all right By the time No 1 reached that place the water had overflown the track carrying huge cakes of ice and the train ran into these ice cakes and left the track with dreadful results The only Mason City person injured was Jas Scagel engineer who was pinned In his cab and killed The rest of the killed and maimed were residents of other cities The fire man escaped without a scratch That was an unusually bad season for the Milwaukee It was one oC the hard est of winters bucking snow and there were three other wrecks wfoleh caused loss of life Near In wood earlier in the season Gus Plive an engineer was killed by run ning into the rear half of a freight train which had broken away near the top of the grade and ran three miles gathering momentum with every rod It was the same winter that Engineer Charles Loop lost his leg In a head end collision near Cal mar At Ossian the same winter Engineer Jim Allen was killed in a peculiar way The Rock Island par allels the Milwaukee near there and mistaking a Rock Island head light for an engine coming at full rate of Special to The GlobeGazette Montreal April an exciting and bitter campaign tho voters of Montreal including several thousand women went to the polls today to elect a mayor and members of the board of aldermen The final results of tho balloting are awaited with Intense interest partly because of the importance of some of the ia sues Involved and also because of the charges of extensive graft and oE the mismanagement of city affairs that have been made openly in the cam paign An extensive probe into civil deals and the situation with regards to the water supply are tho main questions at Issue The fight for the mayoralty is between Alderman Mc Beth who has a large French follow ing and G W Stephens former chairman of the harbor hoard whq has the indorsement of the Citizens association Professor Bass Arrives in City for Consultation With Council on Sew erngq Disposal Fifteen bonds of tho Mason City Clear Lake Railway Company were stolen from that corporation early this morning There wili not be any flurry In the company offices causing clerks to feverislily look up tho numbers of the missing securi ties to send out bulletins on their for the bonds happen to be of loss Another step forward was taken in tho sewerage disposal plant and intercepting sewer matter Saturday when Professor Bass of the Univer sity of Minnesota arrived here for consultation with the council and City Engineer F P Wilson regard ing the location of a disposal plant Professor Baas has been retained by the city In this matter for a long time and In fact has once before picked what he thought was a good site for the plant This was under the last administration when mat ters progressed to the stage where a contract was let when the work was stopped by the park board who ob tained an Injunction The isatter will now be rapidly pushed to conclusion hla personal Questioned by Representative Rockefeller outlined his fathers holdings in securities of Col orado Fuel and Irin thus Comstock out of shares pre ferred stock shares out of shares Bonds of the Colo rado Industrial Company five per cents out of 000 Other holdings are Colorado Fuel and Irou five per cents 000 out Rockefeller said that only divi dends paid by company in 1913 were accumulative dividend of eight per cent on tho preferred stock at that time Ho said iit had accumu lated to seventyfive percent that year Byrnes aaked Rockefeller about indorsing what L M Bovvers had done in dealing with strikes Tho witness said that while Bowers is not personally representing Rocke feller interests he had written to him saying he would stand by what Bowers had done in Colorado are what is called a dummy director arent you asked Chair man Foster Well we dont call it that said Rockefeller He added that he had no time to look into conditions In the Colorado field He said his con science entirely acquits me In this caso when questioned sharply by the committee on the point of inves tigating strike conditions A babe of a few months had a narr row escape from death or serious In jury Saturday night big rock through the window of a resi dence there The stone sihashed the coVer of a sewing machine and nar rowly missed the cradle sitting be sideit Sheriff Fitzgerald and Dep uty Harry Knapp went down in an auto but were unable to learn who to The GlobeGazette Butte Mont April waf municipal election day In the princip al cities and towns of Montana in cluding Butte Mlesoula Helena GreaJ Falls Boeman and Deer Lodge The were almost wholly ot a local In the larger cities the Socialists vote figured con spicuously committed the act While there they arrested John Zook a youth on a warrant charging him with stealing a box of cigars from Olsons store there He Is hav ing a hearing this afternoon before Justice R S Stanbery CLOSES ARGUMENT BOOKMAN TO TALK ON A SCHEDULE Special to The GlobeGazotte London April think is nothing for the House of Commons to do but ito proceed with the homa rule for Ireland bill as it was the closing sentence of a speech in the house by John RetJmondj leader of the Irish Nationalists the final argument of the NationaU ists on the second reading of homo rule bill The vote will coins tonight Auditor Devises Way to Conduct Or derly Hearing When School Boole Adoption Conies Up WILSON APPROVES President Satisfied With Cities Selected Reserve The rain of last night made more jr less trouble for the electric light people according to Max Gorman The arc light clr on the south eldo failed about nulnight The primaries loading to Central Heights also went down and eft that addition in darkness The live wires picked tip by the crew of the last Coar Lake car of the night and made safe Wires also went down cutting off some services at Oneida street and Cottage avenue speed toward his train Allen jumped tho copper variety connecting the rails on the track to return the cur rent to the plant Caught by Crew As freight No 34 came out of Clear Lake this morning Motorman Peter Krtutson and Con ductor Frank Seisaeger were taking At Calkins Crossing just this side of Emery they noticed a man stooping down beside the track ahead of them They paid no attention as he got out of the way until they got along side and noticed what appeared to be wires protrud ing from his pockets Thereupon they stopped as soon as possible and backed up to the crossing When car started to back up the ped estrian started down the road at a brisk pace Armed with controll er handles and other weapons pe culiar to electric railway employes Frank and Pete started In pursuit The follow did not stop when called upon to do so but they ran him down A letter was received this morning by Sam Foster of the Cerro Gordo hotel from State Fish and Game Warden E C Henshaw saying that he would be In Mason City tomorrow morning Mr Henshasv states that ho will take up any matters pertaining to tho disobedience of game laws with sportmen who wish to talk to him Ho said that ho would explain certain laws regarding the shooting of duck and other birds during the spring months Mr Hensbaw will spend Home time at Clear Lakeand at other haunts of the wild bird in order to more clearly look over the situation The agitation over the misunder standing of tho laws regarding the shooting of duck during the fall will probably be made more clear following Mr Honshaws visit Auditor Prepares Schedule Showing Signs Required of Papers in Each of Various Cities and made him On his person stand and they found fifteen copper wires apparently taken from the track Thay placed the follow under arrest brought ihlm to town and turned him over to tho police at headquarters He gave the name of Frank Smith and Is held await ing hearing before some justice on a larceny charge He la a floater and does not be long in this locality Because of the many Inquiries re ceived aa to the names required on nomination papers In order to get them on the primary election ballots County Auditor George E Frost has prepared a schedule showing tho requirements Two per cent of the vote for gov ernor at the last general election is required This makes the necessary nunfber for all county offices as Republican 41 Democratic 45 Prohibition 2 Socialist Bull Moose 0 Because tho required number of votes was not polled tho Prohibition ANALYZE WATER FREE Iowa City April city or town in the state may have water an alsrzed for sanitary purposes In the University of Iowas epidemlologlcal laboratory free ot charge according to a letter which has Just has been sent out by Dr C S Woods state Provision is made however that no more than a limited number of samples is sent for analys is In ordor to insure greater ac curacy special containers for tho samples of water will be provided by the university The container will be forwarded and returned at the expense of the applicant You arc cordially Invited to call upon the imiverslty at any time If it can lie of service to you In the pre vention and control of diseases in your Book salesmen will not be allowed to come and go and make speeches according to their own sweet will when adoption of text books for the public schools for the next five yeara Is begun by the board of education of the county Wednesday County Auditor E Frost clerk of the board is preparing a schedule of the time the board has to spend on the matter on which each salesman will be provided with a certain hour at which to present his case and a fixed number of min utes In which to say anything he has to say in addition to his printed ar gument This schedule will be post ed In the office and in the hotels where the salesmen are staying and they will be expected to abide by it Board In Session Tho supervisors met this morning to allow hills etc They have a joint drainage session here with the Hancock county board at this meet ing the book adoption and other Important business Special to The GlobeGazette Washington April G Although stating specifically ithat the selection of twelve regional reserve cities had been none of his business and that hs refrained from making any sug gestions tile president today gave his unqualified approval to tho choices announced by the organization com mittee of the federal reserve board President Wilson is considering eli glblea for the federal reserve board but made no selections or offers FEATHERS DEATH party has no on tho sitato tick et Just what will be followed to get name on tho ticket Is not known but It can bo done by independent nomination Demorcrats must Iiavo more sign ers In this county than republicans because E Or Dunn carried the coun ty for governor at the last election Special to The GlobeGazette Lexington April burns upon feathers of one fowl and lack of such marks on feathers of an expected to piny an import ant pnrt in the investigation into tho death of Mrs Laura Wilder Simpson by tho grand jury which convened to day Mrn Cimpson a bride of a Cow woeks was shot to death February 22 with a revolver belonging to her husband It is still to be proved whether she was murdered or sthot herself Two coroners juries failed to return a verdict Subsequently tho body wns exhumed for examina tion Dr H Wilder of Chicago father 01 ti6 victim han exprcnaet himself as convinced that his daught er met death through an accident Tho grand jury investigation ia to bo made largely at the request of Mrs Simpsons husband a wealthy turf man of this city who says he deslrei to remove any suspicion from himsel TO ACT and Other Contractors Will Tftko Action Against Any Druggists or Others AVMio Soli intoxicating Liquors to Tlieli Workmen Little Girl Thought Someone Being Held Up When Engine Ran Over Torpedoes on Track Plumbers and contractors in the ity at a mooting held recently de cided to protect themselves against ho and risk which is incident o men by them falling In o temptation through the drink lablt They have decided that they ll help protect their men and them selves by bringing action against any druggist or other person who sellslfl toxicants to any of thnir employees not waiting for the employers to bring action themselves These con tractors say they moan business and that while most of tlioir employees are sober and Industrious tho men who come from other places more or loss affected by wanderust and who are good workmen aro the onea who need their especial protection will get it If employers all over the country take the same stand the salo of intoxicating liquor will bo pretty well doomed Vision of somepoor pedestrian with his arms stretched skyward looking Into the black muzzle ot a gun at the beat or more likely lying groaning on the sidewalk victim of a robbers passed through the mind of a little Jaclcson street girl Saturday evening when she hoard sharp exploolona that to her ounded like revolver shots There Is a hold up near Ninth ind Jackson came a tenso childish voice over the phone to ergeant John Hewitt I could hear tho shots fired and I am afraid some one is Policemen were dispatched stnntly but when the place cached no robbers victim either wounded or unwoundod was to be ound But tho little girl was so certain sho had hoard shots that unther investigation was made Then It was learned that for pro tootion a Northwestern train had put out railway torpedoes in ordor to bo assured that Homo wandering switch engine would not forget ty first and demolish it Said engine camo up all right ran over ami exploded tho unob trusive guardians of the train ahead which accounted for tho The did not be grudgo tho time spent In tho inves tigation as the alarm to tho girl was a real ono
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