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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 14, 1914, Mason City, Iowa                                TWICEAWEEK WEEKLY Hardly a day passes that a G Want Ad does not return lost articles to their rightful owner fiEPOKTS BY WIREEJfCH DAT OP THE IMPORT Aft INTS OP THE WORLD TODAYS NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS I Fair tonight Tuesday somewhat cooler tonight IflL XXI MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 14 1914 No 234 BEFIES OFFICERS FOR ARMED WITH REVOLVER JOP WOSJAN MAKES HOME OASTLE HUSBAND SAID SHE HAD DISTURBED THE PEACE Officers Repeatedly the House But Did Not Return Fire Irate Amazon Special to The GlobeGazette Joblln July Emma Eensley wife of ca miner armed with a revolver after barricading her house held off seven officers for a period of six hours She was finally placed under ar rest after she used all her ammuni tion All her shots went wild The woman Is charged by her husband with disturbing the peace When a constable with a warrant went to arrest her she appeared at a win dow of her home and fired at the off leer and threatened to kill any one who entered her door yard The constable telephoned for reinforce ments and officers repeatedly flharged her house never returning the womans fire however IOWA BANKER DROPS DEAD Heat Believed to Have Caused Sud den Death of W L Turner Golf ax July W L Tur ner cashier of the State New Hampton dropped dead in the lobby of the Grand hotel here at oclock Sunday afternoon He came here Saturday intending to stay over for a conference bank to be held here next Wednesday hd been in the best dinner only a short time before his Heart disease is supposed to have been the cause brought on It is believed by the Intense heat of the day Physicians made a post mortem examination this morning after which the body was sent to New Hampton for burial Mr Turner was for years Fourth District cbmmltteeman and popular with all factions of the republican party who was about 55 years old fell while walking across the lobby and never regained con sciousness A physician was called and reached his side shortly before he expired Another visitor J H Johnson died this afternoon at the Victoria hotel to which he was removed this morning from a private home He had been here several weeks taking treatment Apoplexy is said to have been the cause oE death TO DISCUSS COST OF LIVING Special to The GlobeGazette Jamestown N season of activities at the Chautau qua assembly began today and will continue until the end of August The initial week is to be devoted to a series of lectures and discussions dealing with the problem of the high cost of living Among thase who will be heard on the subject are Mrs Charlotte Parkins Gilmore New York Mrs J A W Smith of Ithaca Prof Scott Nearing of the Univer sity of Pennsylvania and William T Creasy master of the Pennsylvania State Grange MYSTERIOUS MONK STABBED BY WOMAN Man Whose Influence on Russian Russian Ozar Is very Great Ex pected to die from Wound Re ceived Special to The GlobeGazotte St Petersburg Jujy reached here today In a dispatch to the Courier of a probably fatal at tack on the mystic lay monk Gregory Rasputin whose Influence over the Emperor Is said to be very great Rasputin who has been one of most prominent figures In Russia In recent years was visiting his native village Pokrovsky In the Province of Tobolak when a strang er in the locality approached him pretending to be a beggar After ac costing him she stabbed him In the abdomen with a long military dirk The assailant was arrested and con fessed Bhe waited two woeka for the opportunity She oald she had decided to kill the monk because he waa a false prophet and was leading everybody In Russia astray Surgeons who ex amined the monks wound declared it likely to prove fatal ORANGEMEN IN DEMONSTBATIHN BUT All SO PROTESTANTS OF ULSTER IN BIG MEETING AT BELFAST TODAY CLASHES OF FACTIONS CAREFULLY AVOIDED Sir Edward Carson Heads Parade of Thousands of Those Opposed to Irish Home Rule Special to The GlobeGazette Belfast July de mands of the protestaiit portion of the province of Ulster for exclusion from the operations of the Irish Home Rule bill lent added interest to todays celebration of the anni versary of the Battle of the Boyne The celebration was carried out with great enthusiasm Sir Edward Carson the Ulster unionist leader rode at the head of some five thous and orangement aceoocipattlied by the usual fife and drum bands in cluding a sprinkling orangemen from the United States and British They marched through the city of Belfast to Druinbeg where a great open air meeting was addressed by Sir Edward Carson and other lead ers The National quarters of Belfast were carefully avoided by the dem onstrants and on no occasion during the procession did the rival factions come into contact and BO little did the authorities expect trouble that they depended entirely on the local police to keep order but all the mil itary forces were confined in the lo cal barracks as is usually case dur ing political demonstrations A great crowd of tourists includ ing hundreds of Americans had come to see the procession and hear the speeches which were a prelude to resolutions calling on the Ulster leaders to take what steps they con sidered necessary to prevent Ulster coming under the authority of a Dublin parliament Marston Bobbles a Long Fly in Right Sundays Game Is Cap tured by the Gopliers Special to The GlobeGazette Albert Lea July persons yeserday watched Mar ston drop a high fly out in the gard en in the fifth that gave the game to Albert Lea by a score of 7 to 4 There were two out and only three men on bases when the pill sailed heavenward and showed signs of dropping into Marstons mitt He held his hands properly hut gravity wastoo much for him and while he was searching in the grass for the lost sphere several Albert Lea men warmed the home plate Four scores were made before Mason City rung up the other out and closed the half With the exception of the fatal fifth tile teams played an even game and Mason City recorded 12 hits to 10 of their opponents The tragedy by innings follows R H E Mason City OU 001 12 3 Albert Lea 000 040 10 3 Baterles Albert Lea Getting and Lynch Mason City Barr Beverly and Fitzgerald SERVICE OF M B A Midland Lodge Remembers Brothers Who Have Passed to Other Shore at Baptist Church Yesterday The annual memorial services of the Midland Lodge No 226 of the M B A was held nt the Baptist church Sunday morning at tne hour of regular church service The nuisic was furnished by the Baptist choir under the leadership bit Mrs W H Hathorn The music was especially good Mrs W N Bowman gave a very pleasing solo The sermon of the morning was preached by Rev B H Osgood His subject was The He outlined the good of It to the community and the many benefits that would be derived from it The sermon was handled in a very effic ient way and the audience was much impressed by it The congregation was of good size although there was only a small rep resentation of the M B A For the past years thla ser vice has been held by the lodge For a while It was held out at the ceme tery but for the past two years It has been held In the church since It is much more convenient GIRL ROBBED OF EIGHT THOUSAND ON STREETS Special to The GlobeGazette St Louis July Bather Cohen cashier at a wholesale grocs ery was robbed ofa satchel said to contain eight thousand dollars in checks and cash pa the streets feeo DRASTIC TERMS USED IN REPORT TO SENATE THAT IS FILED TODAY DIRECTORS ARE CALLED CRIMINALLY NEGLIGENT KING AND QUEEN OF ALBANIA The royal pair are having a stormy time Tha people of Albania are opposed to them Austria Italy and tlia other interested powers are having a hard keep the throne firm Rumors are current that the Queen wishestoflee from her dangerous position Victims of Highwaymen While Walk Ing up Great Western Track Early Sunday Morning At the points of revolvers two young men named Dodds farmers living near Swaledale were relieved of their money and valuables by Stick up men just about daylight Sunday morning They were walking up the Great Western tracks from Swaledale to Mason City intending to take the IvI St L train to from here for a vacation trip About four miles south of here they were overtaken by two men The victims turning around upon hearing a hall from the rear looked into the muzzles of two guns and heard a command to shell out their money and other valuables This they did one of them con tributing 17 and the othera gold watch They were then advised to turn their faces south and hasten in that direction which they did The highway men proceeded north Instead of nurrytng to the nearest farm house and telephoning to the authorities here the boys in fear of their lives kept to the back track track until they reached Burchinal six miles away before attempting to give the alarm This gave the robbers all the time in which to cover four miles to Ma son City and lost themselves which the victims used in covering six and then getting In touch with Mason City Men from the sheriffs office and police station searched all rail road yards and Jungles Immediately after the call was received and spent much of the day on the case but without locating any one answering the extremely meager description which the panic stricken boys were able to give The police believe the robbers to have been hoboes BIG EXHIBITION IN WINNIPEG Special to The GlobeGazette Winnipeg July lowing the formal ceremonies of Saturday the anual exhibition of the Winnipeg Industrial Exhibition As sociation was opened to thepublic today and will continue It activities through tho week The exhibition halls are filed thla year with a wealth of exhibits that for variety and scope have never been excelled In thle section of the Dominion The Industries and resources western Canada are comprehensively Illus trated by the great display Par ticular attention bas been paid to ths agricultural and live stock ex hlblta though other lines of activ ity nave not been neglecetad Amuse ment features are numerous and of a high clasa arid during the week there will bs a band tournament n race program and other entertam eant leftlursa Visitors From AH Parts of Nortli evn Iowa at Resort Tovm Yester day in Spite of Long Drives Seldom except on holiday occa sions has Clear Lake entertained such crowds as visited that summer resort yesterday Hundreds oE visit ors cause from long distances with the one object in view being a dip in the lake and throughout the day large numbers cars were parked near the bath house Though tho chutes are not in operation there was almost a record crowd in the water at the bath house pier Counted Autos One North Shore resident to satis fy his own curiosity as to the num ber of cars passing his cottage took noteoE the number at different times during the day for five minute per iods He began his count about 10 a m and about 5 p m had noted the number of vehicles passing in 12 such periods The most noted in any period was 12 and the least 4 with a total of 70 vehicles compris ing 65 autos 3 motorcycles and two horsegroivn rigs during sixty mln utea distributed over the day DANIELS PICTURES NAVAL OFFICERS AS DIPLOMATS Speclrfl to The GlobeGazette Newport R July the nations foreign policy often hangs upon the action or discretion of a naval officer commanding a warship in a far away port was discussed by Secretary Daniels here at the opening of the naval war college session He pictures the duties of a naval officer in the role of a diplomat and recalled Incidents in which com manders of American war ships in foreign ports had opened new chap ters In American history and urged officers at the college and marine officers to train themselves In Inter national law and languages in preparation for such emergencies MEMORIAL TO CLARA BARTON Special to The GlobeGazette Washington D July Clara Barton Memorial association has been organized for the purpose of carrying into effect a project for the erection of a fitting memorial of Clara Barton at Glen Echo Md The famous Red Cross leader was born in the town Oxford but for the Jast eighteen years of her life she had made her home al Glen Echo The tentative plans of the association cah for the erectiln of a memorial building at a cost of It will be in tho nature of a museum and In It will be placed the relics manuscripts resolutions of thanka collected by Miss Barton during her long connection with the Red Cross society It Is also proponed to erect near by a for Report Says Losses to Stoclcholdors Through Alleged Looting of Rail ways Funds Over Sixty Million Special to Tlic GlobeGazette Washington July of the most glaring instances of malad ministration revealed in the history of American railroading is the Inter state commerce commissions charac terization of Its findings in Investi gation of the New Haven railroad financial affairs as reported to the senate In a report oE thirty thous and words probably the most dras tic in terms of any ever made by the commission the New Havens directors are pronounced crimin ally Evidence pointing to violation of laws has been trans mitteife tothe district attorneys in Massachusetts Rhode Island and New York and also to the federal department of justice A reason able estimate of the loss of the New Haven by reason of waste and mis says the report will amount to between sixty million and ninety million dollars Directors should be nrade individually liable to civil and criminal laws for the man ner in which they discharge their All the commissions strictures are upon the management the New Haven system under Former Presi dent Mellen and in Justice to the present management the commission says it is only fair to state that Chairman Howard Elliott and Walker D Mines special counsel have cooperated with the commis sion and rendered It substantial as sistance throughout this investiga Data of Report The report cites these significant incidents Marked features and significant incidents in the loose extravagant and improvident administration of the finances of the New Haven as shown in this investigation are the Boston and Maine despoilment the inetiulty of the Weatchester trans action the double price paid for the Rhode Island trolleys the reckless ness in the purchase of Connecticut and Massachusetts trolleys at prices exhorbitantly in excess their mar ket value the unwarranted expend iture large amounts in educating public the disposition without knowledge of Mie directors of hundreds of thousands of dollars for Influencing public sentiment the habitual payment unitemized vouchers without any clear specifi cation of details the confusing in terrelation of the principal company and lies ana consequent complication of accounts the prac tice of financial legeraemain in issu ing large blocks New Haven stock to friendly parties with the design of hosting the stock and unloading on the public at the higher market the unlawful diversion of corporate funds to political organiza tions the scattering of retainers to attorneys of five states who render ed no itemized bills for services and who conducted no litigation to which the railroad was a party extensive use of a paid lobby In a matter as to which the directors claim to no information the attempt to opntrol the utterances of the press hy subsi dizing reporters payment of money profligate issue of free passs to legis lators and their friends the invest ment of in se curities of a New England newspa per the regular employment of po litical bosses In Rhode Island and other states not for the of holding them for any service bat to prevent thorn as Mr Mellen expresses It from becomingactive on the oth er the retention by John Bit lard of more than In transaction In which he represented the New Haven and in which he had invested not a dollar the Inability of Oaklelgh Thorne to account for of the funds the New Haven entrusted to him in carrying out the Westchester proposition the story of Mr Mellen as to tho distri bution of and scores of other like Other significant incidents were the domination of all the affairs of this railroad by Morgan and Mellen and the absolute subordination of the other members oC the board of directors to the will of these two the unwarranted Increase of the New Haven liabilities from 000 in 1903 to In 1913 in crease of floating notes from noth ing in 1903 to In 1913 the Indefensible standard of busi ness ethlca and the absence of fi nancial acumen displayed by thej eminent financiers In directing the destinies of this railroad In its at to eat lib Ugh a mon The Albania ale but ilm E5SAD PASHA pretender to the throne Cf He is R favorite of the peo the powers are opposed to Engine and Seven Cars Piled Up at Junction with M St L South of tile City The engine and seven cars of Northwestern No 123 north bound were piled up at the interlocking plant at the junction with the M St L just after the rain Sunday morning when they ran through the derailing switch For tunately no one was injured The traoks were slippery after the rain and Engineer John Miller was unable to stop the train before it ran into the derailing switch which had been set against the Northwestern because of an expected M St L excursion train The towerman was bringing in switch lights at the time The Northwestern engine ran very nearly from the home signal where It was derailed to the junc tion before it turned Over on its side and thecars thrown from the track were strewn alpag behind tearing up the Northwestern track very badly and causing suspension of traffic past the wreck for many hours The M St L track was left clear however Wrecking crews worked all day from both ends of the wreck before they were able to get the locomotive back on the track and started to ward the shops Then the attention of the crew was turned to the tender and the wrecked freight cars and they labored all night to get them picked up and moved out ofthe way Freight Reloaded Four cars the freight were con signed to Mason City concerns They included a refrigerator car full of watermelons which though the trucks were torn off was not smash ed ojien a car of nails and a gon dola containing a J I Case thresh ing rig The tractor was thrown from the car and damaged The freight was transferred to other cars and sent on TELLS MANAGER OF MEXICAN RAILWAYS TO REPAIR THAT SECTION WAS UP WHEN AMERICANS ENTERED Dictator Honors Brazilian Minister During Regular Sunday Afternoon Buna Concert Special GlobeGazette London July manager o he Mexican railways has cabled that Lhe Huerta government bas ordered aim to reconstruct that portion of the line near Vera Cruz which was destroyed by the Mexican Federal troops when the city of Vera Cru was occupiedby theAm Orleans Brazil Special to The GlobeGazette Mexico 13 Huerta was attending the regular Sunday afternoon band concert in Chapultepec park yesterday the Brazilian ministerwith his family drove up in an automobile Tlie music was stopped and then the band played the Brazilian national anthem Huerta standing and salut ing the Brazilian minister At the close of the anthem a great crowd cheered JOE RIVERS AND FRANKIE RUSSELL Special to The GlobeGazette El Paso July sportloving element on both sides of the border Is looking forward to a treat tomorrow night when Mex ican Joe Rivers and Frankle Rus soll are to come together for a ten round bout before a local club The two are regarded as evenly matched and as they are reported iu the best of condition a fast and interesting contest is anticipated The Rockwell Road Thecarrier on R P D No G re ports that the roads on route for the past week nave been in good shape with exception of 3 miles on Rockwell pike just south of city limits which has bee ntoru up some by the big grader Part of that is now In good shape The men doing the Job are evidently old heads at that kind of work as their good work shows The present plane are to finish the grading to Bath Center school house C miles and then gravel the whole It will then be up to the city to give same treatment to the mile In city limits at this end G O P CHIEFS ARK GATHERING Cummins Among Them They Are Drawn by Coming Auditor War Biggest Des Moines July Des Moines today of Senator Cum mins members of congress from Iowa members of the state central committee candidates for the aiidi torship nomination and the advance guard of the delegates will start the republican feast of politics that Is to last until after the convention Wednesday nigbt Chairman Charles A Rawson ex pects all members of the central committee to be in by late this af ternoon It is probable a meeting of the committee will be held tonight to talk over final arrangements for the convenotion and to outline the work the separate members will be expected to do during the conven tion Senator Arrives at 7 Senator Cummins arrives shortly before 7 oclock NO advance ar rangements have been made Eor a conference so it is expected that If ho meets with friends tonight it will be iu an entirely informal way Candidates for the auditorship have all made arrangements to open headquarters at the Savery from which their campaigns among the delegates wil ihe directed Mayor Ford oE Fort Dodge Bailey Ellis of Onawa and Frank Shaw of Tama will be outhe ground today With J H Byrnes and Joe Wall who are already here they will welcome the incoming delegates with more or less earnestness The nomination auditor Is the one big duty of the convention TJie contest may prove spirited arnex tended or it may be very brief once the delegates get to voting the transportation of New England Combination of all these Inci dents says the report has resulted in the present deplorable situation In which the affairs of the railroad are Stock Holders Suit Special to The GlobeGazette Boston July for minority stockholders of the New Haven railroad today began prepara tion of a suit to be filed this week demanding that the directors make good alleged to have been wasted by the management of the road The suit is to be directed against the estate of J Pierpont Morgan William Rockefeller Lewis Casa Ledyard and others who were members of the New Haven director ate at time the transactions that have been subjects of Inquiry by In terstate commerce commission were nmrfv PAVING PRICES AREJpffCED Because the price for laying as phalt paving In Mason City has ad vanced from to per square yard according to the figures of the lowest bidders In a weeks time the city Council this morning rejected all bids for the paving of Michigan avenue The Bryant Paving Company of Waterloo which was awarded the contract for Main street Miller street and State street last week of fered to do the work for and 35 cents per foot for curb and gut ter as against 30 cents on the last contract Jas Horrlbin of Des Moines was the only other bidder He asked for the pavement and 37 cents for the curbing Historic Bag Here A mail pouch that according to the labels it bears is the one bearing the distinction of being the first ever de livered In this country by an aerial postman was received at the local office this morning Tags on It as sert that the pouch which is the common or garden variety of mall sack of small size was carried by aeroplane and delivered Dec 7 1911 The names of thy t uinal3 ofthe trip can not be It Is supposed that this is the one re garding which former Postmaster General Hitchcock mndo a special order for Its dispatch by aeroplane a few years Ago The pouch was examined with In terest by local DOW office men   

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