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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 5, 1914, Mason City, Iowa                                TWICEAWEEK WEEKLY I T1 It will pay you to take advan tage of the many real estate bargainsadvertised in todays Values are rapMIy enhancing I rut ri jdf REPORTS BY WIRE BACH DAY OP THE BfPOETANT EVENTS OF THE TODAYS NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS THS WEATHER Fair tonight ami probably Fri day slightly ivnrmer east por tion tonight VOL XXII MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 5 1914 No 21 NO NEWS AS YET OF PART OF CRADDOGKS FLEET THAT MADE ITS ESCAPE NTO SKIPS CHILEAN PORTS London Pitfiiio Has Crumb of Comfort M Reported Destriic tlon of Two German War There no British wursliins in diiteaii potts and the fate of the British cruisers that engagedKve Gornum wur ships off the coast of Chile and of the transport that nccom paiiied them remains n mystery On tills mystery is based British hope that one or more of their vessels srtrvwed the action A disnateh from Santiago dis poses of an earlier report that that British cruiser Glasgow and transport Otranto liiul been bottled up to Chilean waters by the German arnisers Leipzig and Ilremen Tlie whereabouts of tho two hitter is hi doubt Of ihe nine vessels that figured in Si naval battle only tiermnn warships Scliurn liorst Gueisenaii and Nurn beig Iiavo ac counted lozv After coming to Viilpriraisjitliey again sailed Nor Avas there any word of the 1ritisfi which the admiralty said had bcon seiit to 1 1 strengthened Ad miral Oadocks squadron There is nothing to indicate whether Mile arrived in cime to iiavtiei pata in iho fight Special to Tlia Nov 5 fnval news looms lafge hare The British pub lic is seeking details oi the battle Sunday off the coast oE Chile but continued efforts are being made to minimize the disaster Great anx iety is felt concerning Rear Admiral Sir Christopher Craddock whose fate probably will not be known un til it is definitely determined what become his flagship the cruiser The British public however is not left without some ot com fort as Berlin officially admits tlie loss of the cruiser Yorck blown up by a mine near Jade one of the out lying defenses of while in shipping circles In London it is declared that the career of the German cruiser Koeuigeberg in the Indian oeeaii has been ended FRENCH PRESIDENT CLAIMS VIOLENT GERMAN AT TACKS HAVE BEEN STOPPED ENGLAND FORMALLY WARS UPON TURKEY Following Privy Council Meet ing This Morning Proclama tion That War Exists is Pub lished Special to The GlobeGazette Paris Nov t President Poincare has sent a letter to wur minister MHlerand in which he declares that after a long ser ies of violent engagements the Allies have repulsed the desper ate attacks of Special to The GlobeGazette London Nov 5 It is officially announced that a state of war exists between Great Britain and Turkey A proclamation to this effect wliich was subsequently gazetted read as follows Owing to hostile acts committed by Turkish forces under German of ficers a state war exists between Great Britain and Turkey from to day and all proclamations and orders council Issued with reference to the state of war between Great Brit ain arid Australia shall apply to the atate Great A prfvy held in Buckingham palace to dis cuss this question At its conclu sion King George signed the docu ments proclaiming a state of war and then the announcement was made WILSON RETAINS CONTllOL BUT THE RIVAL PARTY LEADERS DISPUTE MAJORITY APPEARS MARGIN IS NOT MORE THAN 25 Administration Will Rule Sen ate by Majority of Possibly Facing Defeat President Wilson will retain con trol of the next House of Representa tives by a Democratic majority re duced from about 145 to 25 So ttii Incomplete returns indicate Lead ers of the rival parties dispute tne size of the majority Ever since ttie polls closed returns from the firing line districts have seesawed but with the final returns reported all but about fifty contested seats the nointer is still hovering around the twentyfive mark Interest in the Senate has become the first tne indi cations were that the Democratic majority of ten would not be dimin ished but that instead it might be 5n creased by the cacture of one or two seats The returns still incomplete on seven states continue to show that the democratic majority in the Senate is intact and that it has ap parently been swelled from ten to fourteen Caiins of Parties Republican leaders put forth a claim from Washngton last nght that the democratic majority in the house has been cut to ten with possibili ties that it might be wiped out en tirely Democratic leaders who Annex Island 05 Belgian Statement Special to Tne GioiieGaKette Havre Franee Nov Bel gian government today issued the following statement Belgian advance detach progressed as far as Lomuaertzyde towards the Yser between St George Capelle and Ter vaette could only advance with great difficulty owingto the poor roads in the Inundated They were also harraBaed constantly by the in fantry arid machine gun fire ofthe onemy which still occupies St George Capelle and farms located on the left bank of the Yser in the neighborhood of Schoorbakke and Tervaete Stuyvekenslterko was reoccupied by marines To the soutli of Dix mude the Germans made an attack last night in the direction of Bixsc hoqte bridge but failed in the at tempt and were forced to evacuata completely the village of Blxschoote to the soutli of French Statement Special to The GlobeGazette Paris Nov French official announcement issued this afternoon says that the allies made slight pro gress to the east of Nieuport on the right bank of the Yser river Hnlsey Funeral Friday The remains of B C Halsoy ar rived over the Rock Island accom panied by Mra Halsey and family The will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 the Con gregational church Rev J the pastor officiating Mrs Halsey and the children are at the George t Freeman home Mr and Mrs John Goodfellow her Darents at 0 Stones and Mr and Mrs W C Halsey of Fort Dodge parents ot tho deceased at D J Kearneys Pall bearers will ba T Adorns and O Stona of the Commercial bank W G C Dagjey andOarl Parker of the First Na tlonai J F Bhalble oC the City Nar ttonal and B W Clark of tho Se curity Burial will be nt Grlnnell Saturday London 5 Great Britain today formally annexed the Island of Cyprus in the which nominally formed part of the Turk ish Empire the defensive alliance between England and Turkey having been annulled by the war The Brit ish government decided it necessary to appropriate the island in order that proper provision may be made for its government and protection The island since the AngloTurkish convention of 1878 has been occu pied administered by Great Britain though it remained under the sov ereignty of the Sultan Major Hamilton Killed Special to The GlobeGazette London Nov Leslie Hamilton of he Coldstream Guards heir iprosumptive to Lord Hamilton ot Dalsell it is announced here was killed in action in France October 25 Hunters Bring Nows of Mexican Con flict in Vicinity of Del Rio Tex on Bio Grande Special to The Globe Gazette Del Rio Texas Nov is fighting near the American border between Carranza and yilla troops about fifteen miles up the Rio Grande from here according to American hunters arriving here At tempting to hunt across the border in Mexico they were ordered back by Mexicans who Informed them that a battle was in progress In Wisconsin Also Special to Tho GlobeGazette Evansville Nov first cases of foot and mouth disease In Wisconsin were discovered here by the government inspectors Sixty animals which were brought here from Chicago last week were found to have the disease and were ordered slaughtered Tlie Kvanaville stock yards were quarantined and disinfection ordered More IlRgs to Knglnml Forty Mason City young men and women are busily working today preparing another shipment of North Iowa epgs to help feed the English and Scotch Two more carloads wiH lie shipped by Hlgleys this after noon to Glosgow Scotland and to morrow a shipment of two car loads will be to Liverpool Thia Is the second bfg shipment to be made within the last few days A like ship ment was made a short time ago same amount ofhen products being sent to the same places BOARDING HOUSES ARE DESTROYED ARKANSAS RIOTING FEDERAL FUOM PORT SHERIDAN WILL REACH SCENE TODAY MARSHALS OFFICE IS TOLD OP TROURLH BIGGEST Several Houses Burned by Minors anil Sympathizers It Is Alleged In tho Prairie Creek District Ft Smith Nov were received at ttie United States marshals office at jioon that miners and their sympathizers had burned n number of houses at Prairie Creek A big boarding house which has been the scene of numerous disturb ances was among those destroyed Federal troops from Fort Sheridan CATTLE MARKET OF WOKLDTO SUSPEND BECAUSE F DIS EASE PLAGUE KttEAKS OUT STOCK zone late this afternoon L VI Vklf J Ul I rni Illinois are due to reach the MfHOlHjhbrcd Animals Sent to Chicago for tbo International Stock Show Among Those Sick PIOC so tniii bAdt Id ruli Grip That Nearly Cost lives of Owner and of Policemau Discover ed by East Eighth Street Woman byj district announced that the party majority In the House would range somewhere between twenty five and thirtyfive The totals are still vacillating tne democrats wresting a district from the republicans here and the repab Hcans gaining one there In West Virginia the landslide of Tuesday night was disproved by final returns last night showing the democrats had retained the two seats they now In some of tlie statewide fights over United States senator in repuo lican states the democrats have put the republicans to unexpected rout In Utah which was one of the two states carried by Tatt in 1912 Sen ator Reed Smoot republican is tac ed by possible defeat by James H Moyle democrat on a Democratic Progressive fusion ticket They have been racing neck and neck with Moyle a tew hundred votes in tho lead according to incomplete figures and tlie news from Salt Lake City is that the oficial count will be neces sary before the winner can be de termined The republicans concede the election of James H Mays Dem ocratProgressive in the second dis trict which is an unexpected gain by the democrats The sample ease which almost cost the lives of Mel Ayer traveling salesman and Patrolman Allan John son on Tuesday night was found Wednesday morning by Mrs Eliza belli who lives at 655 East Eighth street The lady saw the ease setting in a clump of bushes back of her house and watched it all during yesterday wondering to whom it belonged In the evening she saw the story of the search whea she read the evening paper and decided she had the missing case Immediately she telephoned to D O Hlbbard who went down and looked at the sample case He then telephoned the po lice and Johnson in the little po lice car went down and brought it to the station Examination provedeverything to be intact The machine wbiqh is run by a littlemo tor was still in Chicago Nov of tlio union stock yards will last for nine days beginning next Saturday It is announced that the food and mouth disease has broken out in the luxurious stalls outside the stock yards where eleven hundred fnucj cattle are gathered from Canada and twentyeight states of the union for the cattle show Eighteen caaos were found amaong the fancy catllu infection of others is feared Six hundred common cattle mark ed for sacrifice were slain inside tne yards together with eighteen fanpy cattle Laborers dug lonp trendies in which the carcasses were cover ed with quick liuie and burled St Paul Safe St Paul Nov Magivuy president of the south Si Paul union stock yards company declared there is no danger of foot and mouth disease at the local yards ana that although every possible precaution was taken no trouble was expected He announced tin south Paul yards are preparec to handle any increased business dm to the closing of the Chicago stock yards electric light proved Even the lit tle wringer turned when thrown into gear Ayer wco was feeling much improved last evening was told oE the find He is recovering rapidly and although it will be some time before he will on his feet is in no daugerous condition Johnson worked last evening and except for a bruise over the right eye and a cut on the right cheek was none the worse for the accident The policemans cap fared worse than he did since it was run over and the brim cut in two Election Table Returns from all of tue preclucts in Cerro Gordo county have been secured A table giving the comV plete vote of the county as reported by the election judges appears on the editorial page of this issue of tlie GlobeGazette FRANK N Former Cerro Gordo County Boy Te rented In Illinois Chicago Nov re turns fifth Illinois senatorial dU trict give Hull republican Sullivau democrat Heyman progressive Demuth social 1st 557 Transporters Held Andrew Harris and Mike were arraigned before Justice Stan bery yesterday afternoon on the charge of transporting They plead not guilty and were bound over to the district court to await the action of the grand jury Mr Sullivan was well known here having spent his boyhood days in the home ot Ed Carr near Swaledale Mr Sullivan made his contest on pledges for home rule for Chicago park consolidation shorter ballot creation of a tax commission to re place the present board of equaliza tion and the largest amount of per sonal liberty consistent with good government and progress Mr Sul livan was born In 1S82 and was educated In the public schools ot Cerro Gordo county He has res ed in Chicago since 1899 during which time he was associated with Armour k and Swift irp to February 1911 wiien he was piviitea County Judge Owena to a position in the offlnn of the bjnrd of eectlon commissioners He is married and resides at 460S Prairie avenue Chicago DESPATCH lilDISRS HI DING 11KHIND AN AHAMtOXKl GOT This is a photograph of a scene on the battlefield in northern France when two British bicycle despatch riders suddenly sighted German sol diers a short distance off They had no cover until they alighted near a broken and abandoned cannon and crouched behind it expecting every moment to be discovered and fired upon Inasmuch as these riders car ry no rifles nor heavy weapons they had nothing for defense except their pistols which would not have proved effective against German rifle fire i IMPRISONED HEBE P Above is a likeness of the Utah bad who was arrested Fri day evening at Ven lira by Deputy Sheriffs Marsh and Knapp The man is wanted on eleven indictments in tho west and also on several changes of jail breaking He is yet in the county jail awaiting officers from Ogden Utah who are comiug for him Barker lias remained in one cell and is not iven allowed tho privilege oC wearing his clothes or walking in the corride on account oE his jail breaking proclivities Yet the man says had lie been treated in the west on his first offense as he has been by the Cerro Gordo county officers he would never have been the fugi tive from justice that he now is Sheriff DeVine of Ogrden Utah is expected to arrive Saturday for the prisoner Correspondent ut Havre Siiys Wily German General Died in at Numur Special to The GlobeGazette Paris Nov correspondent oC the excelsior at Havre says he has Ironi a source which he cannot des ignate news of the death of General Von Klnclc ten days ago in a hospi tal at Namur where he was treated for a wound in the head News of the alleged death the cor respondent says Has been carefully concealed in Belgium and Germany Von Kluck who led the dash of the German right wing which got within a few miles of Paris in the first niontii of tiie fighting has beca re ported within the last few days in official communications as directing his army in the fighting on the River Aisne When tlie scene of severe fightlnig shifted to Belgium and the German right wing was extended into that territory Von Kluck following his skillful retreat from the vicinity ot Paris remained in the position he had taken on the Aisne Fighting there recently has been overshadow ed uy the operations in Belgium anrt Von Klucks army according to re ports has heen given a much needed rest PLEADS NOT GUILTY MuitUMJUionniro Arraigned on In dictment in New Haven Kailway Prosecutions to The GlobeGazette York Nov the Standard Oil multi millionaire appeared in the criminal ranch of tlie United States district court today and entered a ploa of not guilty to the indictment charging Um with conspiracy in connection with his acts as a former director of tiio New Haven railroad He was placed under five thousand dollar jonds to insure his appearance for trial Prompt Returns Close cooperation of the news staff of the GlobeGazette the West ern Electric Telephone Company and the Western Union Telegraph ompany resulted yesterday ill Alas on City being furnished with more accurate and more prompt returns than ever at past elections Traffic Manager Height of the tel ephone company remained on tlio ob with the telegraph editors un til a hour checking the prc inrta of the county not hoard from uul enabling npccinl operators to get onnectiona with the localities de sired Wnnnger Oltourke of tlio tfiln rnpli company saw that excellent service on points outside tlio county ind on the election generally was rendered The three forces working n1 conjunction gave Mason City an ejection extra containing every scrap of information anywhere n thecountry at dawn yesterday Uehitlio GloJjeGazetteB spe ilal edition went onto tho streets SEX CUMMINS WILL THAT F1GUHE OU MORE IS THE ESTI MATE CLARKES VOTE IS ABOUT SAME or Liulcl and Saliinfjcr Arc Leadimj feuSupreme Judges Republican Ticket is Safe Telephone inquiries of Repub lican headquarters this morning brought tho information that Chairman Iliuvson claims leads of approximately for GumntiiiN imd Cliirko on Practi cally complete returns AVeaver and Iiutld were leading for the supreme court wiji Withrow Prouty nnd Kullingcv ahead tor the third place on the bench les MoinoK Nov 1 only precincts missing in tho entire state Sen ator Albert 15 Cummins lewd over his democratic opponent Jlaurico Connolly for the Unit ed States senate was increased to Gov Clarkes lend over John T Hamilton crnt stood nt with 281 precincts misisinu Omnnilns vote was and Connol lys Clarkes vote wns and Hamiltons 1KH Justice Scott was Icuil liiK in tlie suprme court contest in precincts at 1 oclock this afternoon flis vote was Weaver was with and Salinger tlilril with Congressman Irouty of the Iowa dis trict had next to the lowest vote in th With row hiul and Thonuis 10 170 LATICST pcial to Tlie GlobuGiiKettej Des Slohics Nov 5 Senator Cummins lead ovur Maurice Gon nolly has increased in the returns from 1 precincts out oftotal 2207 in tho and ills plurality is estimated at near Wc irecincts reporting Cummins Connolly For governor ITIS nrerinrts report for overttur Clurke for Hamilton his Itemueratio opponent Tlie supreme court under went no material uliuiiKcs Weaver Salinger und Ijadd Ibeintj in the lead on scattered returns from fortytwo counties Des the re turns complete on fortytour conn ties of Iowa the ot the plurality of Senator fummins is indicated to ba votes and Governor Clarkes margin should be hearly1 as heavy Tlie fortyfour counties gave Cum mins Connolly gave Clarke and Hamilton It was noticeable that both Clarke and received heav ier votes than tlieir partners oh the senatorial column The figures fern braced the returns from pre cincta ofthe in tlie Returns on the vote for lieutenant governor front 79G precincts Bounties showed Harding leading at i ratio that should give him approxi mately plurality on the state is a whole He had and Myers had Hun Ahead of Governor Secretary of State Allen incoming returns indicated wua running ahead oC tlie governor in some counties and behind In others it looked as though lie Treasurer of Slate Drown Prank 3 Shaw candidate for auditor and Attorney General Cosson would have pluralities of between and though adequate totals on untifis had not become available up to a late hour lasit evening For railroad commissioners the returns indicated tlie cnrtain election ot Clifford Thbrne and James WU on republican candidates Thorne appeared to be leading the ticket Surprise in tlio Kleventh The moat severe setback to the re publicans wliich tlie election develop ed tamn in the discovery yesterday tliat Ooorge C Scott republican con gressman from tho Eleventh had defeated by Tom Steele democratic Returns cotiiins in during the day allowed Scenic leading by a slight margin in most of tbo counties of tlie district iio IK reported to have concerted yentoi day that he was beaton On the other hand the republicans sprang a surpriao by electing Harry Hull WlUiamsburfi to congress from tha Second Hulls plurality now eaUmated at more   

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