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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 6, 1914, Mason City, Iowa                                WANT FURNITURE This is a good time to watch the want ads for seco2uuuid furniture Mauy bargains are being ottered tWICEAWEI5K WEEKLY REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE WORLIV TODAYS NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS THE Partly clourty tonight with winner east portion Sunday unsettled with possibly show era cooler extreme west por tion Sunday No 303 OL XXI lr MASON CITY IOWA SCOTS AS PRISONERS OF WAB N ISA II POTSDAM THE LOCATION OF FIGHTING SHOWS ALLIES MOVE MENT IS BEING PUSHED ON GERMANS SEEK WEAK MESH IN TISE NETWORK RUSSIAN REPORTS INDICATE GERMAN OFFENSIVE ENDED IN A RIOT Offensive Movement by French and British of Decisive Na luie Now Apparently Being Attempted London Oct fact that fighting is in progress in and around the town of Douia midway between Arras and Valenciennes on the rail road to Mons is taken here to show how surely the allies in northern Prance have pushed forward the movement they hope will envelop General Von Kluck commander of the German right wing For the last week the Germans so far as can he ascertained from tacts known in London have been vainly hurling themselves against different points in the allied line in an effort to dis cover a weak mesh in the net At present In the view of General Joffre commander in chief the French forces the process of attri tion has gone far enough to justify resumption of the offensive move the part of allies as an nounced in the latest communica tion from French headquarters Apparently the intent now is to attempt something decisive agains Germanright wing and if cos sible to bring to end this contpsi which for magnitude and stubborn ness is without precedent in history The series of highlands stretching north and south along the allies left are the master keys of A considerable force from overset elsewhere has been pushed up by thi allies to secure control of them At Soissons the German trenche have already been captured but th Germans continue to fight fiercely still attacking at this point as else where along the entire line of bat tle French Statement Paris Oct following offi cial communication was given out BATTLE OF AUGUSTOWE GOES AGAINST KAISER Pelrograd Says it Did But a Message Fnom the German Commander Directly Contra dicts Story Potrogriul Oct Nicholas commander in chief of the Russian armies has arrived at tlio headquarters of the active army This information is an nounced from general headquar ters MASON CITY GIRL WHO STIRRED UP AUTHORI TIES OF LATE JETS BACK HOME REFUSES TO DISCLOSE WHERE SHE WAS HIDING Came Inlo Gily From the North Saturday Evening as Sud denly and Mysteriously as She Left nobodys business where I This was the statement of Miss Esther Schmidt to a GlobeGazette reporter upon her return to the city Saturday night Miss Sqhmidt turned as mysteriously as she dis appeared and she refuses to say anything concerning her sudden dis STATEMENT ISSUED AT BER LIN MOST OPTIMISTIC 5 FOR LAST SEVERAL DAYS ASSERT BREACH MADE IN ANTWERP DEFENSES The peasants around Potsdam war taken in the battles in France London Oct reports ndicate the German offensive to wards the river from the east Prussian frontier ended iu a arman rout The battle of Augus towe under way since September 25 is going heavily against the Ger mans An official message from the commandant of the German forttress at Koenigsberg however directly contradicts the Russian report Forts Still Hold On Antwerp viaa London Oct According to official announcement here today the situation of the for tified positions f round Antwerp re mains without change this afternoon one of the country homes of the Ger man royal family have for the first time seen real Scots These shown and shipped back to Potsdam for safe keeping The Scots however are being treated as well as they could in this photograph arc prisoners of j expect as is shown by their smiles Congregational Church to 15o Scene of Fourth District Convention Be ginning Wednesday William Crume in Some Way Got Out of Bed and Through Window Some Time Last Night Falling or jumping out of a sec ond story window in the hospital department of the Odd Fellows Home for the aged some time be tween 2 and G oclock this morning caused the death of William Grume age about 80 wlioaa deadbody was found on the ground at the west end here this afternoon On our left of the building by Roy Pierce eiigin wing to the north of the Oise the eer at the Home wlien lie started to battle continues with great violence j yower house to begin his days The result remains indecisive We work The convention of the fourth dis trict I F W opens in this cityi Wednesday Features of the program an to be delivered by Macy Camp bell Cedar Falls enrollment at2 30 oclock p an address The Re sponsibility of Iowa by Miss Flora Dunlap president Iowa Equal Suffrage association Des Moines at oclock in the even ing The Club and its Relation to the is the title of an ad dress to he delivered by Mrs C C Whitley vice president Webster City on Thursday morning At the afternoon session committee reports routine work and plans will be dis cussed followed by ah address by Dr Margaret V Clark of Waterlo The subject will be The Baby Health Contest Movement and Social There will be vocal and instrumen tal music at each session appearance or her whereabouts while away However she steadfastly living at the Y W C A at Minne Forest City Iowa Oct The Uave been obliged at certain points j Mr Crume had been in bed and to yield ground Along the remaindj apparently settled for er of the front there has been no change In Russia after a battle which lasted ten days the German army which was operating between the the tue night nurse about 2 oclock when went iu to see him He lias been in the hospital department of the home for several months and has been unable to leave his bed Though eastern Prussian front and the Nie somewhat childish be had not of men river has been driven back along feved any attempts before to leave the entire line and made its retreat abandoning a considerable quantity of war material This army has evacuated completely the territory of the provinces of Suwalki and The police arrested Tom Adams Saturday evening and believe they have a solution to the disappearance of a number of articles from the lockers at the Milwaukee round house Adams is a boiler washer There has wholesale business in ml larceny around the place Walter Hendrtxson and a coworker named McConnell have been the victims a thief for the piast month in which time a belt pocket book keys watch and pair of trousers have been miss ed by Hendrlxson and a pair of trous ers by McConnell McConnell has a brother workin for a local cleaning establishment to which a pair of the missing trous ers were sent This gave a key to the situation and Adams was arreat ed It is claimed he brought the trousers to a laundry and from there they were sent to the cleaning house Adams who lives in a car near the Milwaukee round house was arrest ed as the man who gent the trousers to the cleaners His car was search ed and the belt keys pocketbook and trousers were found The wajch which was also stolen was not found It IB believed the man stole the keys first and after that had access to the looker of the men whenever he de aired This is believed to explain why the articles would be found missing and the lock 011 the door not broken Adams was released Sun darr on bonds his room or even his bed and had not been delirious during the day When Engineer Pierce found him life was extinct and Coroner Long was called He will hold aa inquest at the request of Mrs Lewis matron at the home this evening Was No Carelessness No carelessness on the part of the attendants at the home contributed to the accident as there was abso lutely no reason to expect Mr Grume would attempt to leave his bed let alone jump out the window There is another ward of the home in another part of the building where inmates who have given the attendants reason to think they might hurt themselves live but Mr Grume had never said or doite any thing that gave the slightest reason to think he shold be kept there Is First Accident Matron Lewis and other Petitions Offered by All Mason City Churches for Restoration of Peace in Europe Prayers for universal peace were were offered Sunday in Mason City Sunday schools churches and at the evangelists tabernacle in response to President Wilsons proclamation and in unison with Christian organi zations throughout America and the world at St Johns The Right Rev Bishop Theodore H Morrison of the diocese of Iowa administered the rite of confirmation at St Johns Sunday The sermon and prayers for peace were very strongly expressed A large offering for the American Red Cross society was received home employes feel very badly over this accident for it is the first during the twelve years since the home was established They feel no employe can be in any way blamoJ bnt de sire an inquest that this may he formally adjudicated Mr Crume belonged to the lodge at Hedrick Iowa but bis home had been at Ottumwa before coming to Mason City TwoYenrOld Runs Away Celebrating not liis second birthday but the last day of bis old year Charles E Campbell jr run away from home this morning and waa missing for two hours be fore he waa found in River Heights During that interim his grandfather Major S WSmith and his relatives were considerably worked up over Mine Explosion Fatal Birmingham Oct wero ktllsd and many injured In an explosion in the Mulga mines the E1 Hines Meets Bejith When Tour ing Cfci Becomes Unmnmigeablo and Goes Over Embankment Special to TIC GlobeGrvxclto Postvllle Oct Hines pro prietor of the Bulck garage in this city was instantly killed last even ing about oclock one mile west of this place Unaccompanied he was driving in a touring car and in som0 manner the car became un manageable and went over the em bankment The steering gear crushed his ribs and breast bone besides breaking his neck He died Instantly The vlctime of the accident was married juat a short 6AU1UH1UI1 HI LUC3 1V1U1K4 lillUGD I 11 II Woodward Iron company eighteen time which the casualty all nartHwJudv JiOTQ Ltlia jrtora tUstrasaino the Mettirodjst Episcopal church which has been in session here for a week past was finished this morning with the announcement oC the assign ments of clorgymen to churches for the coming year Rev F B Stafford was returned to Clear Lake as nested by the members of his church there Rev William Neale goes to Swale dale and Rev F M Cathcart to Phornton Other appointments of interest to 2erro Gordo County Methodists are ho return of Rev W to nort Docjo and of Rev H A Keck o Morningside Appointments for the Algona dis trict are as follows G F Whitfield P O Al ona Alexander John Ingram Algonu F C Pcuitt Bancroft to be supplied Belmond R N Burress Britt W W Tyrell Buffalo Center J W Peterson Burt G W Eggleston Clarion C H Van Metro Clear Lake P B Stafford Corwith T S Cole Crystal Lake and Prairie Center C B Mitchell Cylinder and Whittemoro R C McCoy Dolliver J E Hill Emmetsburg Herbert Clegg Estherville F T Case Forest City Ed H Sands Garner Allen H Wood iGermania G A Moir Goldfield A T Tritt Graettinger A B Cuthbert Hardy J J Share Kanawha H L Blair Klemme J M Howdeshell Lake Mills W A Winterstein Latinier to be supplied Livormare to be supplied Luverne A G Peterson Renwick W Moyer Rowan Allen Bishpop Swaledale Win Neale Swea City L G Gartner Thompson F L Kruwell Thornton E M Cathcart Titonka James A 1rohe Wesley A A Howe West Bend M G Rambo Special Apjminiinents A E Craig Morningside College H C Campbell Morning side College L L Gillies Sec college campaign fund S L Empey field Sec Morning side college 3 II Trimble Executive general conference commission of finnance J E Mahood conference evange list Frank Mathis conference evange list B A Quinn Dist Supt lii Chil Home Society H L Haughton Sec United Charl tirs of Sio ix City Robert Smylie Field Sec Iowa Methodist Hospital Left without appointment to at tend some one our schools Har ry Bwmton F L Conoway N E Ellison J H Edge A E Kent G E King J J Williams E W Inske Hnrmon MoCay apolis The young lady did go far enough to say that she had returned to Ma son City of her own accord and that she was safe and in good hands while away However ste steadfastly refused to divulge her whereabouts When asked why she would where she was she said that her real friends knew and she did not care to have her private business known all over town She said she wagvperfegtly willing to account to aijybocly who wanted to ask her for hBractions while she was away bul nevertheless she refused to state even where she was About the OIllv subject Miss Schmidt would talk freely on the newspapers which she character ized as scantiel mongers and she claimed a bunch of lies had been told concerning her by the newspa pers She was very indignant tha her name had been mentioned an kept repeating as an answer to cv cry question asked her that it was nobodys business what she did When Mrs Schmidt was question ed regarding the return of her daughter she stated All I have to say is that the girl returned home BalUc Turned in Favor of Kai ser in Western Theatre Ac cording to Headquarters Re port in The GlobcGaxotte London Oct dispatch to he Renter Telegram Company from Jerlin via Amsterdam gives the of icial statement issued by German leadquarters on the evening of Oc ober 4 It says In the western theatre he battle on the right wing and in the Argonue district is proceeding successfully The operations off Ant verp and in the eastern theatre have been carried out according to plan ind without JAPANESE TROOPS REPEL NIGHT ATTACK BY THE GERMANS AT TSING TAIL GOES ON AT SEA AN ON LANS Four Japanese Shells Strike A German Gunlioat Accortlimj to OiTiciul Statement From Tokio to The GlolcG ctto Tokia Oct is officially an nounced that the Gorman infantry it TaiugTau has delivered a surprlEj ight attack against the Japanese nit were repulsed The Germans lad forty eight killed and the Jap anese five killad and eight Cannonading on land and sea In tha icinity of TuingTau continued Japanese shells hit the German Junboat Iltis which retired to tho nner harbor after the exchange oj hots Official Reports ipecial to The GloboGazette Berlin Oct report from the German army headquart ers says that in the siege of Antwerp the forts of Lierre Waelhem and Koningshockt also intermediate re doubts with thirty guns have been taken Thus a breach has been made in the outer circle oE the report adds rendering an attack on the inner circle of fortg and the town it self Near Augustowe the thirdl Si berian and parts of th8 twentysec ond Russian army corps comprising the left wing of the Russian army on rossing the Nieman river were de eatcd after a furious battle lasting wo days More than two thousand vounded Russians were made pris ners and a large quantity guus and machine guns were Other matter issued at official leadquarters says The force oE na ive troops from British India which landed at Ma Doilies has eft that port for the British ships have arrived at Lis on and are probably destined to ransport Portuguese troops Portu gals cooperation in the war is im nineut The mobilization of the ortngueso forces it is believed have een ordered on the demand of the British government MISS KSTHK KSCHMIOT the girl who disappeared from Ma son City who returned to her home Saturday night as suddenly and mys teriously as she disappeared safe and of her own accord am that she is alright Mrs Schmidt however did not take sucl a defiant attitude as her daughter She explained the matter was no yet entirely adjusted and wliiln slu asserted there was nothing neces sary to suppress regarding the girls actions there were other ernsons why the entire story would not be made public for time To look at the girl it would never Retained for Investigation in iicctlon the Case of Thca son the Kiester Giji lint Rolens od Wen Police Hear History A man giving his name as RolH ert S Ruggles was nrrested by the police yesterday morning at tha Northwestern depot and held Cor in vestigation in connection with tha case of Thoa Nelson the year old girl who came down from Kiester Saturday night September 20 and spent tho night with a man she saya spont the night in a local rooming house The girl has been living in Alason City for the past week and Satur day night a man attempted to get her twice on the telephone Later in the evening a man answering tho description of the came here with the girl a week ago was Keen on the streets by the relatives with whom tliG girl is staying A Kiester man In the city identified him as a cattle buyer and claimed he England is sowing mines in parts knew the man would taKe a North western train for Kiester Sunday of the North Sea and a warning to his effect has been given to neu tral The Roumanian crown prince iias been strongly rebuked for hia agitationi The leaders of the Roumanian parties have de clared themselves in favor of con tinuing the neutral policy of the Roumanian government A manifesto issued by the Rou manian socialist party assumes that the neutrality of the country will be preserved condemns the Russophile propaganda in certain and emphasizes the dangerous posi tion of IluBsia The government of the Netherlands has strengthened accompan tlie Dutch force along the tipntier roominff olmd morning Tho man was at the depot and the officers arrested him Man Is Dismissed The police located the girl this morning but she refused to corrob orate her former story and exoner ated the man in custody She has told so many conflicting stories that she is regarded as either very dull or wilfully untruthful When Mr Ruggles told hia story to the police this afternoon he was released He said he was on tho samo train Saturday and tho girl asked him to help her locate her rel atives Thero wore a number of the her relatives and not to disarm Belgian troops when the latter cross the frontier from Antwerp According to a thinking sho next day be supposed had been hunted by police private detectives an of ficer from the state department of justice for tho past tfin days With he exception of a rather tirod look she came back showing no outward effects of her long hiding The police Ray the Blrl said upon her return to Mason City that sha was going to bring charges ngninflt Veach She claimed he attempted to force her to mary him and he threatened her wtih a gun tho Sun day night before she left Sha said the reason she did not report tha matter to the police was because she claimed she told Veach she would call her father There will then be Just ono more she alleges he replied according to the poflco She said sho was afraid to tell the police tlia next morniast statement made by His Eminence Cardinal Bellinger the highest Ro man Catholic authority in Bavaria the statements appearing in English and American newspapers that priests have been shot and bayonet ted by German soldiers while attend ing the wounded In Belgium are to ba considered as absolutely without foundation ft is also declared that the Eng lish newspaiter corrosponideiijs ov erlook the fact that a large portion of the German army IB Roman Cath olic A manifesto signed by Harnack Bode Kling or Sudermann Roentingen Fulda Dlessmann Humperdinck Lieber mann Manzel Liszt Tlioma and Wnndt and other prominent savants and artists indignantly protests against what is termed the unceas ng lies about the pretended barbar ous warfare of the The leader of tha American gov ernment commission sent to Ger many aboard the cruiser Tennessee to prepare for the return of Ameri can tourists hns addressed a letter to Franz von Mendelsohn and the relief committee highly praising the German In arms and thanking them for In numerable proofs of kindness Russia is Issuing three hunrtroc seventy five million dolars of unse cured notes The return ot the Gorman Impar Saturday night he came hack to in terview her to find out what was tho reason For implicating him or any ther man in the charge which he leclarod a tissue of falsehoods and ho police on complaint of hor rela tives detained him for an InveatiBa lon which was closed this after noon and he was released Two of Centers of Oriental Carpet Industry Suffer Severely From Disturbance Smyrna Asiatic Turkey Oct Tho towns of Isssarta with a tion of twentyfive thousand and Burdur with a population of twelvo thousand in the province of Konia wore severely damaged today by an earthquake Tho loss of life was vary heavy These two towns are the center of the carpet Industry nl bank last wook shows four hun dred twenty nine million dollars in ivocle which is ten million two hundred and fifty thousand more than In the previous t L   

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