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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 8, 1914, Mason City, Iowa                                TWICEAWEEK WEEKLY WANT This is a good time to watch the want ads for secondhand furniture Many bargains are being offered VOL XXI OP THE WOBHX TODAYS NEWS NOT THE WEATHER Unsettled weather tonight and Friday probably showers MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 8 1914 FIGHTING IN FRANCE IS NOT YET DECISIVE SAYS BERLIN WAR OFFICE FRENCH ATTACKS NEAR VERDUN ARE REPULSED Russian Assaults on Govern ment of Suwalki Are Repuls ed Slavs Losing Many Pris oners and Guns Special to The GlobeGazette London Oct corres pondent of the Tunes in Paris commenting on the battle in the of France says After Aentysix days tlie formidable of the Oisne still contin Mes Tills part of the immense front now s extends from the neighborhood of Noyon toward luisEigny the eigiuii fron tier formed iu part by the River Washington Oct of licial cablegram to the Belgian legation here announced that the Belgian capital has been re moved from Antwerp to Ostend London Oct Berlin dispatch to Reuters contains the official issued at general head quarters in Berlin last 7th It says The engagements on the right in Prance has not led to any decision The attacks of the French in the Argonnes and from tlie east front of Verdun have been repulsed Off Antwerp the attack has crossed a section of the River The attacks of the Russians on the government Suwalki have been repulsed tile Russians losing prisoners and nine machine suns In Poland in minor successful en gagements west of Ivangorod we captured PARIS SAYS THE GERMAN FLANK MOVEMENT HAS BEEN CHECKED CAVALRY OPERATIONS REACH TO SEACOAST Major Portion of Lost Ground in Vicinity of Roye Regained as the German Force is Les sened Paris Oct German aeroplane flying over Paris sob rbs of Aubervilliers Saint at 0 oclock this morn ing dropped two bombs one wluch wounded a number of persons FORMER FIANCE OF MISS ESTHER ARRESTED ON jo TO CITY CHARGED HE HAS MADE THREATS AGAINST GIRL Enticed Back lo City Jy Letter Telling Him That tlie Girl Loved Him as Much as Ever BAD WITHER IS SUESS FOR SEB1ES Pans Saddened by Weather Bureau Ihediction of Occasional Xiight rtains at the Best Special to The GlobeGazette Philadelphia Oct predictions for the worlds series baseball tomorrow and Saturday sad dened fans There is no hope tor clear weath er and the beat that can be expected ia an occasional light rain an PREPARING FOR WINTER London Oct from Berlin by way of Rotterdam aay the Germans are pushing forward with the utmost vigor their preparations for a winter campaign Until re cently apparently they had not con ceived of such an eventuality In the last few weeks however they have learned much All the highclass shops that formerly did nothing but make the best of garments for ladies are busily engaged in the manufac ture of sheepskin clothing for the soldiers No fewer than 000 coats have been delivered presum ably for the use of officers and 2 sheep and lamb skins have been bought by the government for winter garments for the men por the cavalry special leather leg pro tt Sr made out leather Intended for gloves Pans Oct official nouncement issued here says our left wing in the region of tne department of Nord the enemy has made progress at no point At certain points he has moved back particularly to the north of Arras where the fighting I der conditions favorable for us of the opposing of cavalry are developing the present time almost as far as the seacoast on the north between the Somme and the Oise In the vicinity of Roye the ene my Is still in force but we have re taken the major part cf the positions we were obliged to give up To the north of the Aisne the numerical trength of the German troops seems o have diminished On tha center between Riieims and the Meuse there Is nothing to report On the heights of the Meuse between Verdun and St Mihiel the enemy has drawn back to the north of Hattonchatel He still holds St Mihiel and some positions to the north of St Mihiel on the right bank of the Meuse In the Woevre district the vio lent attacks delivered by the enemy west of Apremont have failed On our right wing In Lorraine and the Vosges there has been no changes In Russia along the line of east Prussia the Russian offensive con tinues Very spirited fighting is tak ing place on the frontier to the west of STARTS ON MAIDEN TRIP Canadians Arrive London Oct troops have arrived in English waters Thomas W Veach one time fi ance of Esther Schmidt the girl of mystery was arrested last evenin when he arrived in the city on tl Milwaukee at p m Veac to the city from Ceda iapids in response to a letter from Mrs Schmidt asking him to com ack The letter was sent to him t an effort to bring him back to an wer charges of threatening to kll Iiss Schmidt on the Sunday evenin efore she disappeared The Schmidt family and Veac rgued the matter in Justice Stan berys court this morning prelim mary to hearing the case Veac absolutely denied having a gun o threatening Miss Schmidt The gir on the other hand steadfastly clung to her story of a quarrel in the Schmidt parlor in which Veacl drew a revolver in an attempt tc force her to marry him Veach claims the girl wanted U postpone the marriage until Christ mas and he says he told her sh wanted to wait that long thing were all off with him He says h gave her back her locket chain am started to eave the house Sh then blocked the tin morning and wept audibly But ha said he left and had no idea of re turning until sent for after she dis appeared He claims to have had a job at the Alison hotel at Cedar Rapids and would not have return ed this time except for receiving the letter asking him to return He stated that Mrs Schmidt wrote lit in that Esher loved him just as much as ever and he says now firmly believes the statement istrue Veach will probably be allowed to go back to Cedar Rapids if he prom ises to erase Cerro Govdo county from his map He is quite willing to do this He says he has no desire to bother the Schmidts or their daugh ter henceforth and says he had no idea of marrying her after the Sun day evening he left her He claims he Joined the search for her only after he thought she had been kid napped on account of his attentions to her SENATE OCHWailTTEE REPORTS REVISED BIlJj FAVORABLY Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Oct con sideration of the war revenue bill began in the senate when the meas ure as perfected by the democratic senate caucus was reported favor ably by the finance committee At a brief session the committee had dis cussed the bill generally and by a party vote ordered a favorable re port But a single change was made In the bill This taxes manufacturers of cigarrttes CLUB WOMEN HEAR REPORT OF COMMITTEES ANO MEMBER SO CIETIES Sells Engine Liverpool Oct 8 The sanabie one of the two new one clasa cabin steamships recently v y s transatlantic service Carted from here today on KM maiden trip to Quebec and Mon treal The Missanabie is of 13 000 tons gross tons displace ment 520 feat in length 84 fert it breadth and 41 feet In dephth wi h ample accomodations for 520 cabin paSsengers and 1200 third cfass duced nr10113 have been shin for tl arraneement of the Kers convenience of passen er and every known device for the s0anthe f af6ty ha9 been so that although carrying cnrro Vesse In of comfort eel TO UTILIZE WASTE FRUITS Spokane Oct es tablish a cooperative organization for the utilization of waste fruits of the Pacific Northwest by manufac turing byproducts on a large scale fruit growers of Washington Ore gon Idaho and Montana will meet here in conference next month Those who are directing the pre liminary work of the proposed or ganization evaporating and other wise treating fruits that ordinarily are wasted and second to assist in opening up markets for such pro ducts A committee of prominent fruit men has made a survey of the situation the past year under di rection of H C Sampson of Spo kane J S Connelly who staged the en gine collision at the North Iowa fair last August has sold the two engines which have been standing since that time on the quarter stretch at the fair grounds The purchaser was S Neuderman and the consideration was S115 Inteiestato Commerce Oomuussion Will Undertake Investigation of Western Road Oct 10 Special to Tho GlobeGazette Washington Oct Investigation of the financial operations of tha Roclc Island railroad by the Inter state Commerce Commission will begin here October lo before com missioner Clements DELEGATES TELL ABOUT ACTIVITIES OF CLUBS Representatives ol Ail Bodies Belonging to Federation Give Sketches of the Work Ac complished Mrs J E Blythe was named tlie committee as its choice for president of the Fourth t t t The next convention city has not been announced IMPORTANCE OF THIS CAM CAMPAIGN OUT OF PRO PORTION TO MEN ENGAGED CITY VERY IMPORTANT TO GERMAN CAMPAIGN Hospitality of Holland and Eng land Will be Taxed by the Crowds of Refugees Fleeing From Belgium wm will session found on Page 3 OETS A WAIEANT Bernard Gushing Assejts Tliat Fe md Bit Him Him A warrant was sworn out today r rew of Milwaukee lunch room by her brother Bernard Gushing He Li eges his sister threw a glass at him uttmg him over the left eye He also claims she bit him on the arm exhibits of a cut face and teptli narks in the arm were show ustice Kim ball this morning Assaiit and battery was e liarge lodged against the woman nd the case was continued diali ng the trouble was a case top much temper on the part of o the is sister SAGE OCTOBER TERM WILL KM A SHORT Osage Oct October term f court will ie of but a weeks dur tion although there is an unusually urge number of cases on the docket t is shortened on account oTa short ge of judges Judge Clark Is scri usly ill at his home in Mason City nd it is necessary for the other two udges to divide their time as beat criminal causes ne concerns Marshall and Miillaney wl is docketed as an indictment e other joncerns Ben Champion etniacy appearing ou the docket morning session of the I F district convention opened this morning at oclock vvitn an ex ceptionally large attendance Rev William Pence James opened the meeting with invocation Mrs Belle the report of the 1913 meeting of the Federation and following this the reports of the vari ous delegates from the towns in the federation were Club Reports Mrs Myers who represented the Study Club of Calmar gave a yearly report at that society and the num ber of members and the work which ey had accomplished the past year The report from the Twentieth Century club from Charles City was given by Mrs Kern Mrs Cray of Chester gave an in teresting account of the work of the Tuesday Club of that place and fol lowing her Mrs Smyth of Clear Lake gave an interesting account of the study and the accomplishments of the Twentieth Centurji Club Mrs Wlllett of Decorah represent ed the Monday Club of Decorah Mrs Simpson of Current Event Club of Decorah gave an interesting summary of the workings of that Mrs Donnally of Elkader repre sented tho Coterio Club and gave a very interesting report of the forma tion of the club and the things which they are accomplishing Mrs Bonce representative for lite History Club at Hawkeye gave an account of the study and the char itable work of the club during the year Mrs Bailey of this city spoke in ATTACK VERY PIERCE Antwerp Oct P The Hague Oct fierceness of tlie German attack on Antwerp which it is reported is be ing made by tivo army corps tin given rise to the opinion nnion Iiighei military officers here tlia Germany intends to establish a sec oud lino ol defense running tion Antwerp to Urussels Naiuur ant Meta upon which it will be possible to retreat in case tho German ann has to retire from its positions alonj the river Aisno iii France j t u WAfcJ tJlJU HI behalf of the Civic league giving the history of the organization to the present day Mrs Virgil president of the Clio Club of this city gave the report of the proceedings of the club and the general plans of the club for the coming year Mrs Steinberg spoke In behalf of the Maria Mitchell Club the oldest Continued ou Page Antwerp Is Key Special to The GlobeGazette London Oct allies eye have turned to the city of Antwerp whose fate is regarded as import ant out of proportion to the number of men engaged in the attack and da fense Germany must not only keep an open door to France it is arguec here but she must be prepared to close the back door to Esaeu the most important German military center in case the long stubborn fight of General Voii Kluclc com mander of the German right wing ends in disaster The war has presented no picture of greater desolation thau that of liosts of refugees fleeing from the last Belgian stronghold Great crowds of citizens dumb with terror as huge German shells hurled over their headg with a noise like express trains are flying toward England and Holland in such numbers that the hospitality of these countries is likely to be taxed to the utmost The flight was accelerated by the apearance over the city of Zeppelin airships dropping destruction and U S IiAOICS TIN DEPOSITS Infant Special to The GlobeGazette Washington D Oct fs one of the few metals that are abundant in some other parts of the world but not abundant in the United States according to the Unit ed States Geologies Survey An equivalent of only 84 hours tons of tin ore valued at was pro duced in tlie United States during 1913 hTe largest quantity of tin was taken out on Buck Creek Alas ka TO New York Oct Athree convention of weights and commissioners from New York New Jersey Massachusetts Maine Rhode Island Connecticut Minnesota Illi noig Indiana California and the Dis trict of Columbia will be held In this city next week Tha object of s tp standardfza weights and measures regularities throughout the country CONFERENCE OP M 15 LOCAL PRKACIIRRS New York Oct Annual conference of the National Associa tion of Local Preachers of the Meth odist Episcopal Church boganat John Street M E church in this city today and will continue over Sunday The president of the association and the preajdjng officer of the confer ence Is Rev John H Crankshaw of Norristown Pa rn connection with the conference the fiftyseventh an death e only hope from tha allies standpoint is found in news that the almost exhausted garrison oSf Ant werp has been reinforced by fresh troops and more guns Up to tho present time only oae great German siege gun has been brought into play tins fired only at infrequent intervals Guns of half the size of the destroy ers of and Namur are being used in the work OC battering the rings of forts which surround Ant werp goth sules confirm the report that Germans succeeded crossing the River Nethe but the trenches along the River Scheldt still hold out against their determined attacks Thc German offensive movement is now approaching the inner ring of forts Berlin reports capture in the open field of four heavy bat teries of fiftytwo field guns and an equal number of machine guns As the net Is being drawn tighter about the city efforts of the defenders aro redoubled and many of the sorties are marked by sanguinary fighting According to formal notification sent into Antwerp by the German commander active bombardment ot PANIC STRICKEN BELGIANS FLEE FROM THE DOM BARDED CITY IN DROVES CARRY SICK AGED AND INSANE ALONG IN FLIGHT Broad Avenue Leading to Rail way Station Became Black Witli People When Zeppelins Dropped Bombs pecial to The GlobeGazette London Oct was subjected to a furious bom bardment tfirougliout tho night telegraphs a correspondent of the stm Shells frolu tlie Uernmu sixteBn inch guns were tailing early thw morning in tlie Place Verto Clout close to the Refugees Swamp Holland London Oct Hague cor respondent of The Express fays the south of Holland is literally swamp ed with refugees from Antwerp and descried terrible scenes of desola tion and despair among the thmi ou oad be Essichen and Rosendaal At Rosendaal station the corre hundreds slt exhaust ed and weeping having lost every r nUe niah of their homes CLieir Many are temporarily mad jf and anxiety for relatives authorities were taken unaware ol the extraordinary influx of refu gees Thousands aro being housed a public buildings Antwerp 7 p Oct 7The condition of panic among the popu ace was increased by the appear ance at eleven in the morning and nree in the afternoon of German air raft wluch dropped bombs destroy ng a number of houses and killing score of people Ou account of the eppelms successful attack the large venue leading to the railroad sta ion quickly became black with a truggllng mass of persons frantic o escape from the city Seeized with an unreasoning feiar f tho bombardment residents were ransporting invalids cripples and ven occupants of lunatic asylums t was a pathetic sight to see the oor people some carrying on their acks thalr hopelessly maimed or diotic relatives who crowded into the railroad vans and were trans ported northward to remain in some cattle shed or on a railroad platform until rooms can be found in Dutch asylums or institutions People remaining here tonight took to cellars The Belgian minis ters are trying to reach Ostend through Flanders via Holland The Belgian army is marching into the city tired out leaving guarding of forts to fresh deleted by censor roops o the city is now under way This la confirmed by refugees to Ostend who can hear the heavy artillery firin In northeastern France on the al lies left wing the main positions of contending forces now reach within ten nr fifteen miles of the Belgian border while beyond these points masses of cavalry continue to struggle over the frontier line Into Belgium KASTSmKRS VISIT fho work done by these intelli gent dogs In drawing Belgian rapid fire guns has been described by those yho seen them ja action IN FORCE The East Side of Mason City will march to the Tabernacle tonight Those living north of State street will mobilize at the Main Street Christian church Those living south of State street will mobilize at the Baptist church Those living in tho College and Francisco additions will mobilize at tho cornor of Main and F th streets The throe divisions will march at p m Seats are reserved on the East Side of the Tabernacle AH are Invited to come and bo made welcome at jho Taberjnacle Aftermath of Row Daniel Pacula a Russian was ar rested this morning charged with assault and battery Intoxication and disturbingthe peace This is an aftermath of the trouble which happened Sunday evening in which a violin was sadly wrecked Steve Welevich is the complaining witness against Pacula He claims Pacula bit him on the arm The front door was smashed which is also charged up to the exhuberant spirits of the Russian while under the influence of too much liquor WOULD SICRIKS SCORES MuNon Oily had cocking jood tiiill games tbls season at j 1nrk and they have geii j cially been worth tho price of lartniissilon Tho GlobeGazette is going o make it possible for for two or three thousand people to the worlds champion series with admission strictly fieo As usual the GlobeGa yettos electric diamond bo installed in the cjust pluto glass observatory and tho iviil le so that any body inter csitoO in tho grcJK sfiies mny en joy tho same Ilirillx ns it they were at llosloit or IMiiludelpliia paying n big price for seats ach inning bo played in detail There will bo up and no rfcscrvetf sents but every body with a pair of good pegs will find it good exercise to stand wtiti the crowd and giro vent to their   

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