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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 1, 1914, Mason City, Iowa                                j I 4 u i Sou can rent anything from a small room to the largest farm by using a GlobeGazette Want Ad Phone 28 or 82 rWlCEAWEEK WEEKL BEPOBTSBY EVENTS OP THE WOBLIX TODAYS NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS THE WEATHER Unsettled weather tonight nnl Tufesday possibly local showers cooler Tuesday and extreme west iiortlon fouight MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1 1914 3ERLIN ADVICES ASSERT THIRTY THOUSAND RUSSIANS HAVE BEEN CAPTURED IN EAST PRUSSIA INCLUD ING MANY OFFICERS OF HIGH RANK GERMANS REINFORCED Parents of Mason City Girl Receive Message That She is ai New oYrk Safe and Well ST PETERSBURG WAR OFFICE ISSUES STATEMENT THAT RUSSIAN ADVANCE IS PROCEEDING RAPIDLY AND THAT INVADING ARMY IS MAKING MARKED REPORTS SAY AUSTRIAN ARMY IS PURSUING RUSSIANS IN THE DIRECTION OF POINT OF AGREE MENT IS THAT FIGHTING IS SEVERE ALONG THE EAST BORDER London Aug of terrific fighting on the Austro Russian frontier are confirmed Botli the combined AustroGerman forces and tlie Russian ar mies claim the advantage Vienna Aug reports here are that the Russians are being pursued in the direction of Lublin in Russian Poland St Petersburg Aug Russian advance in East Prussia is proceeding The Russian troops have achieved notable successes in Galicia Special to The GlobeGazette New York Aug Anchor line steamer Columbia has arrived from Glasgow and Moviile with 833 Americans delayed in returning from Europe The steamer San Giovanni from Naples with 677 American ref ugees from Italy and Switzerland also arrived That Miss Doris Markley reached New York this morning safe and well on the Italian line steamer San Goivani waa the information contained in a telegram received this morning by her father B is Markley Miss Markley was one the thousands of Americans stranded in Europe when the war hroke out The telegram carried now further news except that the sender was poor in ready cash because it had aeen impossible to cash drafts Miss Markley will visit friends in New York for a week before coming home News that she was safe came as a distinct relief to her parents and numerous friends Berlin by Wireless Aug is officially announced Afift i m fleers of high rank The German attack points across swamps and lakes London Aug official telegram received here de clares that fresh forces of Germans have made their appear ance on the Prussian frontier and that at some points they are ialdng the offensive against the Russians EARLY SUMMARY A German aviator appeared over Paris Sunday and engag ed m dropping bombs in a populous section of the city Sev eral failed lo explode Only two persons were injured Paris is preparing for a siege should the lines opposing the Germans be broken Enormous stocks of food are being placed in the state warehouses An official French statement indicated that the French lines are still falling back before the German advance A British statement says of the 1200 men composing the crews of the five German warships sunk oif Heligoland only 330 were saved J Tsma Shan lung China Aug was heard here at intervals throughout the day and ifc is believed that the raclueii a small island outside of Kiaochow Ray has been oc blockading fleet Peking Aug has been received here that Tachien a small island outside of Kiao Chow Bay has been oc cupied by the Japanese The German fortifications of Tsinqtau front on Kiaochow Bay J 31 Great Britain has joined with France in objecting to the purchase by the United Stales of any German liners Special to Tho GlobeGazette Chicago Aug impression that the European is to be n pro longed ono again reflected in wheat market at opening Speculators nt trncted by recent decline bid up the price of nvheat for May delivery next May to One halt or four to seven eights higher than close Sat urday only ono and onelialf cents under liighest price of crop register ed last week cnoss CHARTERS SHIP Special to The GlobeGazette WoslUngton Aug Amer lean red cross today announced thnt it bad chartered the steamer Ham burg of the HamburgAmerican lino which will lie renamed the Red Cross and snil Saturday for Europe A dozen hospital units will bo placed aboard the ship Red Cross which will bo named by an American crew and be commanded by retired American naval officer a It will fly by a special act of congress the American and red cross flags Amhossador Jusserand has notified Red Cross thnt Prance would recog nize tho neutrality of ship although the primary owner is a German line Sir Cecil Spring Rice the British Am bassador lias nlrtaady informed red cross that England would recognize the neutrality of the vessel The ship goes to England first where Rear Admiral Aaron Ward U B wU Hake command to The GlobeGazette Washington Aug Ger many and Great Britain have necept ed tho proposal of the United States that the wireless stations at Tiicfccr ton New Jersey and Sayville Island be premitUMi to send code messages to belligerent countries subject to censorship by American naval officers Special to The GloboGazette Washington Aug for n five or ten percent war stamp lax on all rnllrond passenger tielrets liiisolwll tickets ami tlie like is un der consideration by members of the onrt means committee Tho plan cnloulatoa to praise annually dom iifty to olality million dollars originated In MiinltilgUation Lloyd Schuler Held for Taking From Claienco Moan Son of Fore man at tlie liehigh Larceny may be the charge pre fered against Lloyd Schuler a 14 year old boy whose home is Mason City but lieresldence of his parents McGregor is alleged he took f 13 from Clarence theson of Prank at the Lehlgh early Sunday morning and then disappear ed from the house Wnicu is in the Le high addition arid was not found un til late in the forenoon He had a grop at the Milwaukee cepot and it i thought was about to depart from the city He spent the afternoon and night in the police station for his age pre vented his being locked in jail The boy and his parents were well known by the Moon family wien they resid ed in Postville and the robbery was a surprise to the family Mr Schuler father of the boy ar rived in the city today In answer to a telegram sent him yesterday and the matter will be left in the hands of the juvenile officer OLD SOLDIERS AND THilR FRIENDS POURING INTO CITY ON EVERY SPECIAL TAX LEVY TO MEET EXPENSE Practically Everything Free to Veterans and Their Friends a True Open Ses ame FRENC PLAN THE TEMPORARY REMOVAL OF CAPITAL TO BORDEAUX AS PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE RE PORTS THAT GERMANS ARE WITHIN SIXTY MILES OF PARIS NOT CONFIRMED Special to The Detroit Aug oc cupation of the city by the Grand Army of the Republic is complete Coming in force from all directions pouring in on every train and every boat the veterans have won every strategical position and command all communications On the programme this is the first day oC the fortyeighth annual na tional encampment in practice it is a day of wholesale greeting Some the affiliated organizations held re unions during the day and there were meetings of committees to complete the final details of arrangements But for the most part of the veterans spent the day in renewing acquaint ances and partaking of the bountiful hospitality provided for them by the city of Detroit The railroads and steamboat lines have poured their heavy passenger traffic into the city with lew mis haps and theae of a trivial character The veterans and members of affili ated organizations aro equalled in number by the tourists aud ers It is estimated that by the time the encampment gets fully under way tomorrow theue will he no fewer than visitors in the city All will be accomodated without diffi culty Other Meetings In addition to the encampment of the there will be held the annual meeting oE the Womans Re lief Corps Ladies of the G A the Daughters of Veterans the As sociation of Army Nurses the Ol vil War the Sons of Veterans tho Sons of Veterans Auxiliary the Na tional Association of Naval Veterans and the National Association of Un ion Exprisoners of War Handsome I Judges Every visiting is provided with a handsome badge which opens every door to its wearer and clears his path in a crowd If he boards a street the magic emblem makes him invisible to the collection of fares should he travel on the river and lake boats the talisman blinds the ticket takers Made fax Ijovy Through the levy of a small tax on property owners tho city of Detroit has raised a fund sufficient to en tertain the old soldiers in magnifi cent style Virtually everything is free to the veterans The souvenirs and badges to be distributed free among them represent an outlay of To avoid the appearance of operating on a profitmaking basis the city refused all advertising prop requests for advertis ing space on the official programmes and all applications for permits to sell badges or souvenirs of any kind Floriston Grain Idulen Montreal for Liverpool Hiis to Aground to Avoid Sinkiug Special to Tho GlobeGazette Montreal Aug is re ceived here that the tramp steamer ashore on the New Foundland coast is the Floriston a British vessel of tons owned by R Chapman Sons of New Castlo England Continued on Page Special to The GlobeGazette Curling New Foundland Aug 31 A big tramp steamer grain lad en from Montreal ror tiiverpool is re ported beached on the New Found land west coast 110 miles north of here The steamer struck on an ice berg in the straits of Belle Isle Fri day night and was compelled to run ashore with her forehold full of water Several rescue steamers have gone to the scene With Imposing Ceremony Meeting to Choose Successorto Pope Pius Is Inaugurated Special to The GlobeGazette Rome Aug conclave Cardinals to elect a successor to Pope Pius X was inaugurated to day with imposing ceremony Mass was celebrated in ths Pauline Chapol in the presence of fiftyseven cardinals and their conclavists There vVre present also the mem bers of the corps the Knights of Malta and the aristo cracy of the papal court which for the first time since August 20 ap peared without their mourning dress SENDS FAMILY TO HAXJGUE Special to The GlobeGazette London Aug correspon dent of the London Daily News who has been traveling through Dutch Limberg has sent a dispatch to his paper declaring the belief prevails in that section that the family of the Gorman Crown Prince Frederick William has taken yefugo at the Hague This story is not reported from any other quarter AMERICANS SAFE Special to Tlio GloboGazotle Washington Aug and other forigners are safe in Brus sels according to a message received from American Minister Brand Whit lock FRENCH ARMY CROSSING THE MZV3E This picture represents a battalion of French Infantry crossing the river Mouse near the German frontier The first engagement the war was fought at Ctrey a small town but a few miles from the bor der and the troopa sent to the rescue had to cross the Mouse on boats as there waa no bridgesavallable and no time to build one It is calculated that ire actually a million and a half Frenchmen Jp active most them are lighting along the in frontier endeavoring to aton the Germun invasion from They are aided ift FORTIFICATIONS BEING MANNED AND IMMENSE SUPPLIES OF FOOD ARE BEING STORED IN STATE WAREHOUSES IN PREPARATION FOR THREATENED BATANTS RAPIDLY FLEEING FROM LINES WAIT AT RAILWAY TICKET OFFICES FOR CHANCE TO GET TRANSPORTATION OUT OF TRAINS THAT LEFT TODAY WERE FILLED Washington Aug thousand British troops for tho last three days have held in check German troops unrelieved by French reinlorcements according to information received here through neutral diplomats The advices do not give the place of battle New York Aug to noon no oificial an nouncements were made that London or Paris news dispatches indicate pressing to ward Paris and hat one army is within sixty miles of the French capital London Aug firing was heard at Dover this morning which appeared to come from vessels along the French coast The official news bureau announced that it had no information on the subject Washington Aug is considering the advisabil ity of moving the of her government from Paris to Bor deaux as a precautionary measure according to official advices received here Paris night long troops from the south anil west of France have been arriving at the capital and passing by rail around the city to locations in the encircling fortifica tions to which they have been assigned There is great activity on the part nf the municipal and military administrations iu completing the details of the plans for the defense of Paris Unusual animation is noticed on the streets of Paris caus ed chiefly by the thousands of persons who are preparing to leave the capital Persons departing arc talcing their families with them as a matter lOf prudence it is felt here that the smaller number of noncombatants there is in tiie city the bet ter Tickets for trains leaving Paris for the west and south to day Were all sold out last night Lines of people stretched for blocks from the railway sta tions The lines iof those anxious to leave the city that thus took their positions aie waiting for the ticket offices to he ops ened at 6 oclock tomorrow morning All places on trains de parting today having been sold Whole families with their hand baggage camped in the lines where they ale meals and slept as best they could Tlie Qtiai d Orsay station closed at noon A crowd of more than a thousand persons then in line was told that no more tickets would be sold today and the re signed themselves to a wait of eighteen hours President Poin care visited the military hospital of St Marin spoke to many of the wounded An immense crowd outside the hospital salut ed the chief executive as he departed London Aug Dosch correspondent of the maga zine Worlds Work who wont into Belgium several days ago lias arrived in London from Brussels which city he loftThurs day Ho said John T McGutchcon of Chicago Irving Cobb of New York and Mr Hanson of llic Chicago News were safe in Brussels when he left Referring to the military situation in Belgium Dosch said flic German auto trucks aro a marvel Equipped scythes they mow right through hedges and wire fences if the road do nol suit the drivers These trucks are heavily armored and they arc able to resist anythingexcept artillery fire They en nhlo tho German forces to make forty miles a day The num II is estimated that about German troops have made their way through Brussels nnd that moved soulh of Brussels Tho troops which passed through Brussels wore later engaged with tho British forces Only a small detachment of Germans was left in tho Belgian and vicinity is invited to Domestic Science Commercial Block P M EACH   

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