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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 16, 1914, Mason City, Iowa                                USE ABS If you are looking for a house tlSE A WANT AD The results are quick and satis factory TWICBPAWEEK WEfcRLY REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THE IMPORTANT E VENTS OF THE WORLD TODAYS NEWS NOT YESTR RDAYS THE WEATHER J Cloudy tonight and Friday probably showers warmer j northeast portion tonight i cooler Friday afternoon or I night Ufl VOL XXI MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY APRIL 16 1914 No 161 MEXICAN DICTATOR CON CLUDES TO COME DOWN THE PSHAUGHNESSY IS GIVEN ASSURANCE News Received at White House Just Before Crisis Will Pass Unless Mr Hiierta Changes His Mind Special to The GlobeGazette Washington April Huertn has promised OShaugh nessy to salute the American ting inapology for the arrest of American bluejackets at Tam pico The news ivas received at the white house just as Bryan and Acting Chairman Shively of the senate foreign re lations committee went into confeienoe with the president Unless Huerta changes his mind the crisis promises to pass over witliin the next twentyfour hours With smiling faces Sen ator Sliively and Secretary Bryan came from tho white house conference AND BRYAN SMILED situation is highly en couraging said Bryan through a well etched sinile on his beam Ing countenance Then it was made know that dispatches from OShaughnessy described his con ference with Huerta night as very cordial and satisfac The officials said they are convinced that unless the Oliarge misinterpreted Huertas intontlons no doubt that compliance with American de mands for on opology be the next Jew hours and fclmt the crisis will be passed V ft Is pointed out that all adminis tration officials are gratified by the news that Huerta in about to yield but that there is no disposition to temporize or to delay further and that all plans for action would go on as they planned until all cause for action has bean removed Other dispatches from OShaughnessy are expected but both the president one Secretary Bryan are convinced by thedispatches already in hand thai Huerta yielded to pressure from Washington and the dispatch of fleets on both coasts to back up the demands Diplomatic representa tlves in Mexico City under orders from their home foreign offices were anxious to avert a break a pressed Huerta yield Mexicans in the Lfnlted States advised him tha to apologize would be the best thing for Mexico Fleet Goes On No orders were issued to the bat tleships alerady steaming towarc Mexico nor was any change in plani for enforcing President Wilson demands made Some officials gavi the personal view that after Huerta had complied with the demand fo the and saluted ithe Ameri can flag some of the ships now un der way might be turned back bu certainly not English Are Pelased Special to The GlobeGazette London April 16 the action President Wilson in Connection with ithe Tampico inc dent with the Benton murder a Juarez the Manchester Guardian one of the leading newspapers says Intervention which murder an robbery failed to bring about is ap parently to be the punishment for merely symbolic slight on America Expressing ita admiratio for the ability and motives of WI1 son the Guardian says It is im possible to suppress doubts and mis givtngs on his Mexican GENERAI HUERTA Whose refusal to saluteAmeri can flag in apology for arrest of United States marines in uniform at Tampico has caused the sending of the whole Atlantic fleet to Mexican waters ASKAHNULHEBTOF IEATH SENTENCE EXECUTION OF ATLANTA MAN AUjTOJIATICALLY STAYED BY ACTION DEFENSE ASSERTS THE VERDICT IS INVALID Defendant Was Not in Court When Jury Onnie In and Verdict WHS Was Day Set Special to The GlobeGazette Atlanta April of the sentence of death against Leo M Prank for the murder of Mary Pha gari is asked in a motion filed In the superior court here It is contended in the motion that Franks conviction is invalid because the defendant was not present in court when the verdict was announced This action auto matically stays the prisoners execu tion set for noon tomorrow HIBBARD GIVES WHAT HE THINKS WILL BE CLOSE FIGURE NE WJERSEY MEMBER OF I C C IS A COLLEGE PROFESSOU BALANCE OF WORK WILL BE VERY SLOW Five Hundred Rnighta Expected to Spend Next Sunday in Mason City Candidates Five hundred members the Knights of Columbus are expected to gather in Mason City Sunday be cause of the initiation into the order of a class of seventy candidates by Mason City Council No 1000 State Deputy John B Keefe of Sioux City and Past State Deputy E Q Dunn of Mason City will have charge of the degree In the banquet will be Served at Commercial hall program of toasts at which will be published tomorrow The order of business for the day is Program of the Day a of Columbus and candidates assemble at K C hall a Mass in body at Holy Family Church p assemble at K C Hall p at Commer cial Hall Exemplif ic ati on First p m Second p m Third p m First and second degrees in charge of Mason City Council No 1006 De gree Team Third degree in charge of Past State Deputy E G Dunn Mason City Work of Setting Piers Being Pushed in Anticipation of Spring Rains That Would Make Arouble Special to The GlobeGazette Washington April powers are davislng Huerta to apologize to the United States at once and end a situation which threatens grave consequences Friends of the Mexican dictator in the United States are also assuring Huerta that unless a salute Is fired to the American flag seizure of the ports of Tampico and Vera Cruz and the blockade of Mexico by tha Amer ican fleet is the Washington pro gram President WUson and other of ficials are silently awaiting develop menta while the fighting ships and marines are hurrying down the At lantic and Pacific coasts to Mexican waters Pressure upon Huerta is be ing brought not only by Charge OShaughnessyi but by diplomatic representatives of other nations in Mexico City Friends of Huorta telegraphed him that the United States means busi ness and that thereis ample pre oedont for the steps being taken White house officials had nothing to gay on ithe general situation beyond on Page Pouring of concrete for the piers that will support the Sixth street and Stewart avenue bridges across Wil low and Lime Creeks respectively was commenced today according to information furnished the county auditors office by the contractors Blllie Hinkle contractor on the Sixth street bridge was a little ahead of N M Stark Co who are build Ing the other bridge in getting under way Find Hard Rock Stark who is building his center pier first the bridge requiring two spans has been furnished a little trouble by finding a hard blue rook in the creek bottom instad of the ordinary limestone It is necessary to rough out to get and this rook does not rough eas ily Theatone encountered is a blue flint similar to dolomite and Is said to be a locaS formation found in the interstices of the limestone forma tion At the rate work Is progressing on both bridges however they will be finished unless equinoxia storms in terferbefore a great many people know they have been begun Sheriffs Office Searching for Man Alleged to Have Eloped with An others Equine John Roff 25 farm hand Is be ing searched for by the sheriffs of fice in connection with the theft of a horse Roff is said to have stolen the horse from John KieJf a farmer of Cerro Gordo county The animal Is a mare weighing 900 pounds Roff is described short and stookUybuilt and wearing a blue serge suit tan shoes and a light cap Roffwas working forPeter Mc Apr a neighbor of Kieff and a friend whose name Is not known was em ployed by It IB said that Roff purchased the horse in the first place telling Kieff that the friend owed him the amount of the purchase The men had been working for the farm ers but a short time Kieff found put that his employe did not owe Roff any money and forced the return of his animal Mon day night Roff broke into the Kieff barn took the horse and has not been seen since Five dollars was extracted from Kieff in the bargain when Roff told him that his sister was seriously 111 and that he needed that amount Would Slake Alley Between Main and North of Eleventh a Regular Thoroughfare To make the alley running north and south between and parallel to Main and Michigan streets from Eleventh to Afarna a fullfledged street and paveit is the plan of citi zens who have circulated a petition to the council asking for that sort of a change Between Elventh and Mama east of is no cross street making a blockthree times aa long as the ordinary one The lots are very houses are being erected on the rear of many of them It is to serve these dwelling houses principally that it Is sought to pave the highway No name has been suggsted for the new street The petition has been quite generally signed by Interested property owners TIM p i nirr Tiiirsr TULSA RACE THAU Crisis in Struggle Between Governor and Horse Race Promoters is Ex pected Today Special to The GlobeGazette Tuisa April crisis is expected late this afternoon between the state authorities and the Tulsa Jockey club at the race course here With the course under martini law and in face of t s by Adjutant General Canton will shoot the horses if racing smpted offi cials of preparations to continue the rt is if nothing had happened Soldiers guarded every entrance to the track None but horsemen wero permitted to enter the grounds and these were all searched for firearms It is said attorneys for tho club are seeking suprme court intervention at Oklahoma City to block Governor Cruces program for enforcing the state antigambling laws FACE INDICTMENTS DECIDE TO TESTIFY Recalcitrant Witnesses Express Will ingness to Tell Commissioners the Truth to The GlobeGazetto Washington April probable indictment and criminal prosecution for refusal to respond to Jawful questions of the interstate commerce commission In the New Haven inquiry respecting the opera tions of the Billard Company some of the recalcitrant witnesses indi cated their willingness to testify Joseph W Folk chief counsel of the commission reecivd a letter from Harry Stoddard of New Haven repre senting two of the witnesses insist ing it was unfair to his clients for the commission to Invoke criminal statutes against his clients Ho feels that in all the points at issue ought to be threshed out in civil proceedings Ilia clients he sold did not wish to be placed un der the stigma of criminal indictment and rather than suffer such humilia tion would give testimony under protest Stoddard is counsel for Harry V Wlilpple president of the Merchants National bonk and Edward I Field said to be presidentof the Billard Comapny botu or Haven Enumerators Now Checking Up Homes That Were Missed and Where Information Was Re fused Population of JVIason City proper will be shown by census now being taken by the community Y M C A and the churches to be In the im medaito neighborhood of ac cording to estimate made this morn ing by D O Hibbard community secretary This estimate does not include Families living on farms Population at Odd Felows Home Employes of cement plant foreign or American living in company houses These are expected to raise this figure fully more making a fair estimate of the entire city 000 or more Persons who are considered well posted upon the city and its think this figure very conservative and are quite sure the mark will be passed This is the first estimate which Hibbard has made for publication since the work began The work has now progressed far enough so that he feols safe in making the estimate and expresses himself asbeing cer tain that the final count will not be very far from either way Are Closing Work now on returns on the cen sus work will come slowly until the filial report is made as that now being done is checking and clean ingup the outskirts will be but ltitlemore census dope until when Mr Hibbard expects to be able to announce the exact fig ures He bases the estimate on the fol lowing data Todate 9S70 names have been tabulated and he adds to these the number enumerated and listed but not tabulated with conservative es timates on the down town rooming house districts District No 3 and District No 4 not yet reported on not at homes to be checked those counted but not listed and the ce ment plant nelghborhods These figures are Names tabulated Others listed 1300 Others counted Not at homes 800 District 3 700 District 4 SLLZEKS CASE REING AR CUED IN THE NEW YORK APPELLATE COURT Winthrop More Daniels the lat est member of the Interstate Com merce Commission has been the professor political economy at Princeton University since 1892 He was born in Dayton Ohio in 1S67 was graduated from Princeton in 1888 and studied a year at the Uni versity Leipzig At one time he was on the staff of the New York Evening Poat and is the author several books on political economy He was lately chairman ot the New Jersey tate Board ol Utility Com missioners WANTS REVIEW BY FEDERAL COURTS Justices Who Voted for His Impeachment Now Asked to Set Aside Their Own Verdict in Case Special to The GlobeGazette Albany April state court appeals has met to listen to argu ments onthe questioning of the le gality of the impeachment and re moval from office of Gov Sulzer Proceedings were Instituted by Sulner himself in an effort to have the United States supreme court pass on tho validity of the impeachment and brought against Wiliam Sohmer state comptroller to compel him to pay his eaiary from the state in tha meantime A peculiar feature of tlio action is that the julgosoE the court pt appeals who are members of the court of impeachment are asked to set aside the verdict for which they voted when Sulzer was removed BRITT COUPLE MARRIED popular Young People Came to This City and Were Wedded Numerous friends of Miss Fannie Mortenson and Earl MeCormick popular young people of Britt Iowa will be surprised in a measure when they hear that they were married In Mason City this morning by Rev B M Osgood of the First Baptist church The young couple were very anxious to keep their wedding under cbver for a few days at least but the news leaked out this afternoon Tlio a tow days with Mrs McCormick 0 Btron or 035 North IOWA AUTHOR HERE Herbert W Quick Editor and Fic tion Writer in fJie City Visiting His Sister and Other Friends Herbert W Quick editor oe The Farm and Fireside is In the city to day viaitlnghiB sisters Mesdames and Parker Mr Quick is an old Mason City boy was formerly apractlclng attorney in this city and while here did more or less newspaper work for the local press One of the brightest effulgences of his genius was the reporting in ryhme of city caucus which took five columns to tell the story but the meter was sustained through without a single slip of the feet Along with his agrlcolan pro duct he is writing three columns editorial syndicate matter used by a number of the leading metropol itan dailies When asked what ho wanted to be interviewed about arid he said was warned next time he came to the city to carry with him In his inside pocket a well prepared interview for the scribe or he would liavo his credentials of membership in the press club an nulled Mr Quick was at Madison to fill a lecture engagement iftnd having a day to spare was naturally drawn towards Mason City to vialt hta sisters oad old time friends MOREWEISEH SICK Well Known Special Agent Confinefl to His Homo Friends of Mike Moreweiser spe cial agent oE the Chicago Rock Islaud railroad and well known In Mason City received word today that he had suffered a stroke of Paralysis and was unable to leave his home at Ce dar Rapids The information was brief stating that Mr Moreweiser had gone home complaining of being ill A part of the face and part of one arm aro helpless although physicians are of the opinion that he will entirely re cover i Sepcial agents Cowan of the Mil waukee Riley of the Rock Island and Charles Rossman of the Great Western railroads are in tha city to day making further investigations re garding the goods stolen from rail road box several weeks age The goods stolen represented sev eral hundred dollars and It has been found dificuH to determine which goods were stolen from the different railroads The robberies extended ov er several weeks say the police NO DECISION YRT Secretary James of the school board announced today1 that as yet tha superintendency the high school has not been settled The choice is between three men one of whom will arrive in the city tomor row A special meeting will probab ly bo called upon the arrival of the men The next regular meeting will be held the second Monday In May This allows the very low estimate of between 600 and 600 for the oe roont plants and the assessors books show about 700 foreigners living In company houses on the pay rolls of the cement companies besides the long rows of white employes quart ers not yet checked either It Is thought the estimate will prove a little conservative if anything Families on Farms It at first planned to in clude in the census families living on farms with residences within city limits bit on further consideration it Is provable that in order to makR the figures obtained unquestionable that enumerators will be sent to all these places as well The number of people living n these scattered farm houses will reach a surprising total for the ter ritory just outside of the city proper ty is a thickly settled farming com munity It will also be noticed that tho Odd Fellows home which will furnish a total of considerably over 100 names including inmates and employes is not Included as yet Xiast Summary Since making tho above estimate more homes have been listed and tabulated making the count to date stand Homes checked Girls Men roomers Women roomers ggfl Total counted to Representatives Mason iCBty Banks Go ito RocSiforcJ forSpriijg Session There Today Taking advantage of the fine weather representatives of all Ma son City banks got out their automo biles this morning and journeyed to Rocktord The spring meeting of the btanks of this group of the Iowa State Bankers association Is being held in the Floyd county town to day Interesting programs are always tvrranged for these meetings and they are proving of much value to those who attend as subjects special interest to the district are discussed Through some over sight however no program for this meeting has been received here Those Attending Mason City men who have gone to the meeting are C H McNider A H Gale K W Clark L O Stone W G C Bagley J F Shalble and Tom Igou The party will return this evening WORD FKOJl KKRKVG Now York Engineer Estimates Cost of Sewerage Plnns Word was received this morning by Commissioner Harry Stanbery from Rudolph York City engineer who has been correspond ed with In regard to drawing plans the proposed sewerage disposed plant and Herlngwrites that he can come here and can make the plans although he can give no exact esti mate of the cost As near ns ho could state he said that for a plant costing the plans would cost between and iuclud ing his Urn No definite arrangements havi been made in regard to the plant nor the parties who will draw the plans Herlng Is one of the foremost san itary engineers of today Suggestion that he be called into consultation by the city came from Dr A L Wheel er sanitary officer Police Visit the Earl ier Hour Tlian 0ip Daily To take Inhabitants of the hobo camps in the jungles by surprise Captain Frank Oampbell of the po lice made his daily raid on their haunts In the morning today in stead of late In the afternoon Each day Campbell gets a horse and buggy and makes a long drive about the ouitskirta of the city visiting all the camps in turn He was ac compande on his mission of hurrying on the drones today by Charles ROBS maa special agent of the Great Western who is in the city on busi ness HEARING Special to Tlio GlobeGazette Washington April Pan ama tolls hearing before the senate canals committee brought out a hitherto unpublished speech by Tart and correspondence with Jo seph H Choate American ambassa dor at London during the negotia tions over the Hay Pauncefoto treaty Tho speech Taft delivered at the Canadian ciub at Ottawa last January was introduced by Senator Simmons who said he believed It authentic In this speech Taft Is quoted as saying doubtless shall have to ar bitrate the matter unless congress reverses itself There are some hoc headB that talk in absurd tonea about tho right of the United States to manage her own canal and her own property as she likes no matter what she has agreed to but this is al froth These are the explosivis tas The idea congress in pass ing the bill and mine In signing it was that we were giving a subsidy to our coastwise Might Return Salute Special to The GlobeGazeteo Washington April presi dent describing advices from Mex ico as very encouraging told callers there Is no known precedent against returning the ealuto in the natural course itho United States would return the salute when fired The president held no recognition would be involved in returning tho salute and when fired the incident will be closed Ho denied thnt at any time during the negotiations prior today has HuerXa offered to fire a salute mm mm Representatives of Seagreave Com pany Calls on the CHy Council garding Shipment Yesterday according to the Sea greave Columbus Ohio which is the new motor fire en gine e wagon was the day on which delivery of the machine was due R F Browning agent of that com pany arrived In the city today to ex plain to the council the delay and go over some of the matter concerning equipment with that body and Chief Connors of tho fire department Browning was reticent concerning the additional time which his com pany Is apt to retiuiro to complete tho machine but the impression Is gained that it may bo some time yet before tho engine Is shipped Con tract with the company called for shipment in 100 days from dato of the order Survey of Battle Special to The GlobcGazotto San Pedro Delos Oolonlas Coa huila aioxlco April of the battle field of the week just past shows that the battle for possession of this city which engaged practi cally the full forces of the rebela and Federals was tho blbbdleflt of the revolution The battle was at Ita climax Saturday Sunday and Mon day and on the last day ithe rebel Vss Jn wounded alone was 650 men all 1200 rebels were wounded and the rebel dead may never be known owing to the wide area cov eral by tho battle Federal loss was at leaat killed and wounded wnd prisoners and dispersed By dispersed is meant those Federals who were sep arated from their commands and fled individually or In small de tachments to the hills or Into the desert probably to perish from lack of food and water 1200 regulars were captured by the Constiutlonal Ists iand tho mon mustorod into the rebel ranks and tho officers held prisoners Many aocalled volunteers or red naggers wer captured and executed These men wera former moUowers of Madoro and it is al loged joined tho Orozco rebellion which overthrey Madero Band Practice A rehearsal of tho Mason City band will be held tonight in tho assembly room at the court hpuso J Double E Markley returned homo today from u weeks business visit in tho cast IHs partner J Slnglo E Blytho who has heen enjoying tho aroma of the biuo grass field of Old ICaJntuck for a week returned this   

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