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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 29, 1914, Mason City, Iowa                                TWICEAWEEK WEEKLY STOVES NOW This is the best season of the sell stoves and the best medium to use is The Globe Gazotte Want Ads Try them for a few issues THE WEATHER Jfnir tonight nud Friday not much change in temperature REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OP THE IMPOBTANT EVENTS OF THE WOULD TODAYSNEWS NOT YESTEEDAYS IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 29 19W TEH MAGNATEWYES No 10 WAR JARY ASSERTS THAT EIGHTEEN MONTHS WILL TAKE FOUR N MEN IS OPTIMISTIC UPON THE CONDITION OF 11USINKSS Admits Present Depressed Stnte of Trivde But Looks 1or Big Quarter Prominent Miison City Man Soiiglit Relief at Bij Hospital An swers Deaths Call From and from east German reverses are reported Germany acknowledges a in Russian Poland at concern ing the battle in Flanders she preserves silence Not since the struggle along the North Sen began a fortnight ago has Ger inuny made statement upon which may be based judgment as to the course of events hut it the further from tfie coast than when the battle began and are reported losing more ground to The Globe Gazette TUB Oct battle of West a the state of Iowa found the Allies holding their ground to the of the Yser river and the Ger mans apparently bringing up more reinforcements to repeat their fur ius attempts to break through and the coast of France All dis patches seem to agree that there was temporary lull yesterday In tne iirhtinE between Nieuport and Ypres but reports are far from unanimous IB to whether this is due to an ar mistice to bury the dead and remove he wounded or whether caused jy exhaustion or Gorman lack of am tiunition The London Press ill three guesses and contends at anj ate the position of the nUiea isfactory The public Is however that the struggle Barter is not yet over for the Ger mans if they find the northern route to Dunkirk and Calais impassable nay shift to the south with Boulogne as the objective It was at Boulogne that Napoleon waited in vain for hta troops to em ark for England and taking of this by the Germans would stir the to The GlobeGazette 1 London Oct ing from Copenluigon a corres pondent of the Times says It is learned in Berlin that from all parts of the oast and west battle fronts soldiers are being rushed into Belgium in re spouse to the order of Kmperor Wiiholnl to take Calais at all costs is semiofficially anuounc eil that the Germans will be able to control the southern part of tlie North Sea as soon us they possess Special to The GlobeGazette Paris Oct French offi cial announcement issued here this afternoon says that yesterday the French troops made progress at sev eral points on the line but particu larly around Ypres also to the south oE Arras The communication ollowsr During the day of yesterday we Word was received here this af ternoon of the death of Michael H Featherstone at Kochester Minn Mr Peatherstone v as a well known resident oil Mason City and lived at HOG East State street He died last evening said the telegram re ceived The body will be brought here this evening at 9 oclock for burial A For about hal a Century Mr Featherstone was a resident of Ma son City He formerly owned the land which is now the Gale Young addition as well as some city proper ty He was also interested in real estate at Charles City ha heicl several residence properties Six weeks ago he went to Roch ester for his health and friends here learned later he would have to submit to an operation The past weeks have been spent in at tempting to build up his strength sufficiently to permit of the opera tion and although no particulars of the death have reached friends here lit is supposed he died as result oE an operation Eight children four sons and four daughters are left to mourn Mr Featherstones death The sons are William James John and Andrew and the daughters Mrs Lisa Wat kins Mrs May Pendletori Anna and Special to Tho GlobeGazette Birmingham Oct 29 if European war maintains with pres ent violence for eighteen months the loss of life will reach four and property loss thirty five Ijillions of dollars declared E H Gary pres ident of the American Steel and Iron Institute addressing the annual meeting that organization Gary admitted tho present de pressed state of the steel trade but Who is optimistic for tho future Without particularizing it would seem safe to predict that in many im portant respects the business condi GERMAN WARSHIP SINKS BRITISH CRUISER AND A FRENCH DE STROYER WIISBN CONSIDERS UUMAUO MKICT VSKS ATTOKNKV GKNKRAL IF HE HAH AUTHUlUTV SiKIKK 151UNG UiS INTO mUTISIl PORT EmjHsh Embassy at Tokio Learns of liold Attack of the Kaisers Ship on Straits Set tlement Harbor tions in the United States for the next three months at least will be better than they have been for tho last three he British em 1 do not hesitate to say with em QlobeGazctte OPERATORS KKVUSKD TO ACCKPT Federal Troops Being Kept in Strike ICidiieu Country imieiiiiitely 1or Fear of Fresh Outbreaks Special to The GloheGazette Washington Oct Wilson is seriously consideriub whether he has the authority to lose the Colorado coal mines In oived in the strike it the operators ontinue to refuse the plan of settle iieut already accepted by the miners Vttorney General Gregory conferror the President and it is under tood President Wilsuu has aske im for a legal opinion on his righ o close the mines if the public ne essily in his opinion required that tep After seeing the president Greg ory refused lo discuss uie Colorado Uiestion The president has receiv ed many suggestions that he close nilp iiud i a iLitiu LLICJ creiuuiii phasis that the Cru Emden ths Japanese cess and progress in this country is Jjy the additloa of a fourth smokestack entered Pcu cess and progress greater than ever ang a British possession in the straights settlements and fired tor pedoes which sank the Russian cruiser Jemtchug and also a Frencl destroyer The Jemtchug was a boat of about tons and was laid down in 1902 Her man bat tery consisted of 4 7inch guns ant she had a speed of twentyfoul knots She carried a crew of 344 I men Foreigner Hurt in Runaway Yes torI Tlw Bmdens entrance Into th day Morning Who Thought Hurt waferg oj penang was audacious Sh Trivial Died Last Night came under the guns of the fort At iter sinking the cruiser and destroyer A foreigner living at Powder ghe through the straits of street died about 2 oclock this The fate of the crew on morning from cerebral the jemeticluig is not yet rhage YeterGay morning the man Unown Merchant vessels belonging was driving in a light wagon when tQ Ule beliigerent nations are taking his horse became lightened at the r e at Colombo Ceylon THE LANDING At PORT AU PRINCE OF PRESIDENTS BROTHER IS THE CAUSE FIGHTING THROUGHOUT NIGH IN THE STREETS he mines Some of his advisers have gone further and suggested that tno 5overnment operate them President Wilson unwillingly will keep troops in Colorado indefinitely being told by representatives of miners that they are withdrawn before settlo nieut is reached fighting and rioting will break out Margaret More detailed will appear tomorrow obituary SCHOOL HAS LABOR DAY lowii Falls Students to Raise Ath letic Fund in Unique Way corner of Main and IJruiumoiid street The wheel of thtj wagon was caught in the car tracks and the man was thrown onto the pavement refuge at Colombo Ceylon Another Steamer Sunk to The GlobeGazette The mans reported as to The GlobeGazette Gus Banarea and lie lived at 818 Pleetwobd Oct Powder street An autopsy was Was received through a trewler which held over the body this afternoon arrived here Wednesday night that He was picked up and taken in another steamer has been sunk off an automobile to the Park hospital Matin Head off the north coast of but refused to remain An examln Ireland There are no details nf ation was made and no injury could this new shipping disaster be found except a slight bump on tha head where the skm was not even broken He was instructed to go to bed for a day and await develop Iowa Falls Oct 29 Ths stud UL ents of the high school of this city made progress at several points inaugurated a unique way of bring long the line of battle but particuing funds into school last Thurs arly around Ypres and to the south I aay by setting aside the date for a E Arras I labor day when all were to find There is nothing new from the I themselves a job and turn over the ront between Nieuport ana Dlx returns for the use of athletic pur poses during the year the Aisne and Argonne over was taken in and turned Steamer Ornen Special to The GlobeGaxetto DeCl LOT a tuiy ttiiit IJLII ments Later another doctor was Stockholm Oct Swedish called and examined the mau steamer Ornen from Portugal for HUH IX v A 2 oclocK this morning a call Gothenburg Swedtii hit a mine came and the doctor went to the j Monday in the North Sea and saul r o t7H A fir 11H house to find the man dead Commissioners Meet The city commissioners held a brief meeting this morning and al lowed tho bill for extra work done off Cuxhaven Five members of tli crew were Slight Fire Diunajie he Germans Court in Mourning Special to The GlobeGazette London Oct Beginning to day the British court goes into mourning for three weeks for Prince Maurice of Battenberg the firts member of the royal family to be sacrificed in the war The prince is a cousin of King George and son of Prince Henry of Battenberg He A defective chimney flue in Co They home of Mlsa Mabel Atkinson approving Ninth street started a assessment th and Argonne Tver 15 ovas taken in and turned also adopted resolutions approving Ninth Btreet some trenches over to the athletic council some to 1 tho enginees flat ry after noon today The flame occupied by the enemy and not one be used debate material foot schedule for the on North but mt of the partial attacks undertaken by ball paraphernalia and the general ri n e fOClllfdiT Gil f1 f llll dnlita nf snhOOl sceue or Michigan West State street were extinguished and West Miller street damage Ministry of Trouble Torn Coun try Seek Refuge in Foreign Are Gain ing Special to The GlobeGazettfc Port Au Prince Haiti Oct A serious revolutionary outbreak oc curred here last night as tho result of the landing here of Charles Za mor brother of the president of the republic There was shooting in the streets of the city throughout the night and encounters continued to day Members of tho ministry have tak en refuge in the foreign consulates Tho Netherlands steamer Prinz Wil lem came into port last night at 10 oclock On board were President Znrnor and his brother Charlos Charles came ashore and his landing was the signal for an outbreak The government forces opposed the reb els but were driven back antl com pelled to evacuate their positions Tourists Tell Police of Difficulties Which Americans Now Fuce in Caiiailji Because of War A couple of tourists looking for bed at the police station told of he hardships of the Americans ia Canada since the war broke out The men said that north of hare everyone pointed to this part of tha country as the place to find work One man said he had a claim in Can nda partly naid for but he was not going to live on it any longer They stated hundreds of men were joining the army in hope of bein sent to Europe where they would be fed One of the men said British Columbia was partially American ized So much was this true he fur ther stated that in every saloon was the sitn No war arguments al lowed DBF AMENDMENT UP NEXT DECEMBER He Forced Blasts IJrolce Pipe That blasting In the trench for the intercepting sewer caused the break Ing of the pipe which the inspector caused to bo removed regarding which Contractor S H Ho wen com plained yesterday was the statement made by city authorities today It is asserted that no other pipe has been ordered out of the ditch after once being passed CHILURISN IN PLIGHT FROM ANTWERP TOWARD TJIG NORTH ST held a commission in the Kings royal rifle corps and died of wounds re ceived in battle Royai condolences have already been sent to his sister the Queen of Spain London papers devoted considerable space to the QY German people as nothing else could Berlin claims that there has been nc recent progress In the struggle m Glanders and as if explaining this c ays sixteen British warships are QUeeli of Spain London papers operating on the coast This number j devoted considerable space to the iiaa never been confirmed from Bnt sh sources but a dispatcn rrom Do ver reports that a battleship equip yad with twelve inch guns has gone to the assistance of the British mom ors which have been shelling the v Germans on shore Other reports apeak of heavy fir ng on North Rea as if a big navl mgagement had taken place he admiralty here Is silent but Taken as a whole the British m erpretation of the news heerful today death of Prince Maurice saying al though a mere boy in years he had shown unusual bravery headlon dash and gallantry which made him the pride of his troops Sedge Gun Explodes Snecial to The GlobeGazette Paris Oct Journal pub ishes a Ti dispatch credited tc mparcial ii alleges that one of lie German fortytwo centimeters cannon on the German right wing in France exploded as a result of at excessive powder charge thai the gunners and 250 other men were blown to pieces HOMER FARMER FINTS VATAJABIjE INDIAN MOUNTS The lecture and banquet to be giv en under Commercial Club auspices at the K of P hall tomorrow night at which Frank Stockdale of Sys tem will apeak and Mason City bug mess and professional men will bo listeners will be hold sharply at 6 p that It may be over at an early aour to permit those who wish to al and the republican rally That be ing the case no one need stay away for fear of missing tho rally meet A large number of tickets have been sold and a big attendance is expected Mr Stockdales lecture Keeping Up With the Rising Costs Is a diacuEsion of means of systematizing business and cutting the cost of doing it by Increasing Son of E E Tohnson riosvs uj Old and Other Relics Webster City Oct 29 E E Johnson who resides southeast of Homer is planning to make an in vestigation or an old Indian mound located on his farm A short time ago Mr Johnsons son plowed up an Indian pipe Cor which lie received an offer from tho Iowa Historical so ciety As yet Mr Johnson his not decided to sell the relic Arrow heads have been unearth ed several times on the farm and a few years ago an earthenwaro bowl and some bonea were uncovered wlten some excavating was done on the mound Mr Johnson intends to make a thorough and careful inves tigation of the mound which IB about six feet high Front Coming Session of For It Washington 13 C Oct Hobson prohibition amendment will be forced tj the front in the houso early in the coming short session of congress Definite information to this effect has been given out here Knowledge that the Issue is to ba forced has caused many members to sweat blood The fact that ways were found to avoid a test before election led many to hope the ques tion might be evaded until the next congress But all the now are that it can not be evaded and that housemembers must decide this winter whether they will vote to have a proposed amend ment for prohibition submitted to the states for ratification or will op pose it Whether the question roaches the senate depends probably on whether tho house votes to sub mit the amendment This question of a prohibition amendment has not been included In the democratic programme for legis lation at the short session but It looks now as if the Ieulora could not sidetrack it It may easily re sult in the greatest struggle of tha session Iowa members in the house with two or throe exceptions will vote to submit the question Southern members as well as northern are perturbed For In stance Virginia hns been just voted dry but some of bar members of congress taking refuge under the old state rights doctrine will vote against submission of the question to tho people Thoy argue that the WebbKenyon law gives the fitatea that BO dry power to leal with tne situation This ia just one of the that left Antwerp when German athead bursting and the shot of tiie of caravans containing women andtack on the city became furious Wlthwondorful children and a household goodajlarge bombs from Zeppelins stone and brick ixmls of families packed their goods and children into carts and started out of the city a pontoon bridge Republicans of This Section lo Hold Rousing Meeting nt tlic Cecil The atre Tomorrow Evening Tomorrow IK the K day in this falls political campaign In this oec tlon from the republican stand point for Senator Cummins and Congressman Haugen visit the city on their campaign tripa then and will address what is expected to be a monster rally and maau meeting at the Cecil theatre in the evening Congressman Ilaugeu comes to Mason City from the eastern part ol the district bavins boon cam paigning thoro the fore part of tho wook lie will come in his automo bile and tomorrow aftoruoon P H Koelcr will go to Charlos City and there moot Senator Cummins whom lie will bring hero Locn workers will also particii ite to some extent in tho evening mooting Much en thunlasm over it was arousod by the parties of workciB in automobiles who visited all parts of tuo county   

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