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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 15, 1914, Mason City, Iowa                                TWICEAWEEK TIME seH stoves and odd pieces of Many are watching the want ads daily to buy what you have to offer REPORTS BYWIRE EACH DAY OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS THE WEATHER Pwtly cloudy tonight and Tuatday slowly rising teiu pemturo VOL XXII MASON CIST IOWA TUESDAY DECEMBER 15 1914 No 53 REVERSES NAURATtiD IN OJFFICIAZ DISAFTCinSS TOIAV CHARS SUjJN BEAT 3JAOK IN THE NORTH Have Been Driven Euphrates With Heavy Con tinuo oir Successes Reversea for Turkey at the bonds of Russia on land and at the hands ofEiigianrt on the sea are chronicled in tUe offic ial dispatches Russian army headquarters in Caucasus re port that Turks whose strong resistance to the invad ers from the north compelled them to retreat haivp now boeu repulsed everywhere and are being pursued beyond the Eupharates river suffering heavy Thja British admiralty an nounced the destructionof the Turkish battleship which carried 6WO men Recent successes of the Ser vians are partly confirmed from Berlin anil it is said at jVish have extended It said that AuBtrlans have been unable their retreat before the advancing Servians who are sweeping them out of their country A statement is attributed to Field whowho aqnt M the German government to ousrautmopie direct tlie Turkish forces indicates that in tjie opinion of thta man one of the leading Ger man military authorities the may drag ou for a Ions time He is as saying that Germany is jrepareu to carry on the war for years but ia certain to triumph Chuncollors Son Hurt Special to The GlobeGazette Paris Decj reaching aeve from Berne state that the son of the German Chancellor Dr Von Bethmann Kollweg has been injur seriously at Piotrkow Russian Poland ana also that he has been laptnred by the Russians With Special Apportionment for Ag ricultural Census Budget Is Smaller The GlobeGazette Washington Dec 14 Econ omy is the watchword of the ap propriations committee in prepar ation for the legislative executive and judicial appropriation till tlie first of big supply of measures which r ire to bo reported to the House The committee lopped off nearly 000 from the estimates submitted by the various departments cutting salary allowances all along the line and brought in a measure approp riating in round nuni Sera The bill provides for more than salaries of government of bill showsan Increase of last years meas But this years measure In cludes a special appropriation of and authorizes addi tlonal employes for taking the ag ricultural census authorized by law covering the last regular census in 1910i The committee says this Is an extraordinary expenditure wtich will coine once every ten yoarg and maintains therefore that this years measure is materially lass than the laat appropriation Shell Supply Short Washington Dec Daniels today told the house naval committee while all battleships m are not supplied with sholle dreaclnonught and every other battleship in the active line is equipped but what ia lacked la an adequate reserve supply f Open Market Tuesday New York Ioc mark et on all Btooka on the floor of tus New York Stock Exchange will be created tomorrow This action was decided hia afternoon It was vot ed to oliminate tomor row the socalled clearing house line and to fjtockH therein on the same base of trading as 182 issues already approved NO JI1OM SEA TO TIIIO S YESTER1AY FRENCH CLAIM SLIGHT OA1NS FIT11THI5B SOiTI Violent Counter Attacksby Germans In Woevre Dlstiict Ueoulsed Says French Keport Special to The Paris Dec French offi cial communications issued this aft ernoon reads There has been nothing of im portance to report between the sea and the Oise In the region the Aisne to the northwest of Soupir tlto enemy bombarded violently our entrenchments We replied and de molished his positions There were no infantry attacks from one side the other Our artillery destroyed an im portant field work of the enemyin the vicinity of Allies In the Argon lie the Forest of LaGrurie we have made slight progress by the use of mines There were no attacks from the enemy On the Heights of the Mouse there has been violent cannonading Catteries of the enemy would appear to have been moved to positions fur ther north In the Woevre district after hav ing occupied a line of entrenchment along a front of five hundred yards in the Forest of Morcuiare our troops repulsed two violent In Alsace our advance has brought Our front to a line that yards to the north of Steiubach thence to Pont DAspach and thence to Pont de winighoefen thirteen hundred yards to tha west of Egt gen Soivian In Serria during the days of De cember 10 11 and 12 the enemy con tinued to retire along the entire front The Servian advance guards have progressed as far as Veliki and Bosuiak in the direction of Sba bats and as far as Zavlaka in the direction oE Losnica During their retreat the Auslriuiis abandoned many trophies of war Prom the time the Servians resumed tho offen sive up to December lit inclusive the number of prisoners made by tli Servians reached The Ser vians have captured seventyfour cannon and machine HEBE8 FIRS M St I Sivitchiiinii Takeji to Hospital This Movninc to Have Batlly Frozen Kjir Thawed Out A N McNeeley an M St L switchman was taken to the hospital with a frozen ear this morning Mc Neeley came here a couple of days ago from Murshalltown and went to hie work early this morning realizing how cold it was he wore a hat which offered no protection Cor his ears and a few hours later when lie came in from his work the her was frozen quite badly Xoso Wns EVoOsson Carl Taylor a delivery boy for 5 Orupps market suffered a frozen nose as a result of the cotd this morning He did not realize wr t had happened until he returned to the market where the clerks told him of his frost bite The IIOBO proved to be in a serious condition find he wns unable to wort the rest of the day on account of the trouble BRRR FIFTEEN BELOW OLD HERRI With ice hangingfrom his rnus tasoh Old Man Winter arrived in Mason City with avengeance Sun day and has been here for tho past SG hours amuamg himself by mak ing the people who work out of doors cry for mercy The official thermometer went 15 degrees below the zero mark during last night which is the coldest yet this winter says Dr DeSart Unof ficial thermometers went all tho way from 20 to SO below according to the owner of the thermometers gueas as to the credulity of his audl Ice is now supposed to be safe for skating and ear and foot freezing parties will be the social order until the weather moderates l 1OST OlJIilOHR SAYS 1HEV AIM NOW PAVING TI1K5SI WAV Is A Chance For School Girls To Show Culinary Skill THAT ss A ma CMC oT Tjjiust SUMioit liesarrtina Government Oivucrsliip Special to The GlobeGarotte Washington D Dec orting that for the first tinio since its organisation the post oCEice department is on a self sustaining Postmaster General Burleson submitted to President Wilson today his annual It records enormous growth n the de partments business because r the because of the parcels post and post al savings bank divisions aiul recom mends a program of tion to increase the scope of the do parlments activities Ivlr features his report with an esiLnute that a svirpluu of tiro second of his ad ministration will be shown for the fiscal year of 1915 when allclaims and charges have been mot On that showingho bases his declaration that the department has neeu se ciiraly placed upon a seUsustaiuHg It is S9fe to tiie ropurt tidls that unless unusual should arlsR resulting in ibnrjniial depression oC business there dangerof recurring deficient The ipooni mended is as follows as to its most important Early aclion toward government ownorsliip of telegraph anil teln Hues and iuiraocliate tsiUiti ov er bV Ita and Rico Tranter of tho Alaska cable from wur to pent office departinont 011 contract star route sysJoin for salaried rier Gnrvico to olimimtc aiMiuiil tnss PoslofEice witlt SOvernmiMilK in road improvoiuciits service Raising maximum balance accopt anre at postal from STiOf to interest fa be iiui ited to of monthly deposit limit ieslriction Aerial mail nprvico wboii raphy warratils it motor raid in view of recent txXv mculH Passage by of iteiiliip baKis of peiiEation for railroads ou rc riod instead of iitjisht PenditiK chouse in rural delivery system coinmitalion of arics on basis of sornoos performed depending on bulk of mail carrioii io stimulate of1 posLmastorH sal Christmas prizes of 2 and best Christmas menus submitted by school girls to be awarded by the ford an opportunity for girls who are familiar with the culinary art to make their knowledge worth some thing to tliem These prizes will be in the form oE orders for merchandise drawn ac cording tp the wishes of the win ners upon any Mnoou City stores using the advertising columns of the GlobeGazette The Conditions Contestants are asked to submit written upon but one side of the paper Christmas dinner plans for a family of submitting three different menus Ihe first to cost ap proximately 3 the second 4 and the third 55 Cost of the dinner to bo based upon the schedule of mar ket prices of provisions given below and in case materials not listed ou vised the price to be stated The recipes by which the differ ent items of the menu are to be pre pared are also to be submitted The only other conditions are that each girlenteringmust lie a pupil either iusomo public school or pri vate school at which the domestic science course is no further advanc ed than that of the Mason City public schools All manuscripts should bo ad dressed to the Christmas Kditor the GlobeGazette andlimited in time reach this office by Monday morn Uigl Dec 21 Announcement of the prize win iners will be made and the winning menus published in the edition of the GlobeGazette of either Dec 22 or 23 Prices The following which are ruling prices in Mason City this morning bo used in figuring the costa of the dinners planned Meats Turkey per Hi Ducks cr Ib 18 Geese per Ib i H Chicken 15 Veal roast per Ib 23 Beef roast per Ib 18 Pork roast per tb n Best apples peck SO Cranberries Ib 10 Grape fruit each 05 Pineapples each IS Orangea 30 Grapes pound 20 Yejjeliibles Cabbage Ib 03 Cucumbers each 15 Uelery bunch Carrots pound Egg plant each C Leaf lettuce bunch 05 lettuce bunch 10 Parsnips 11 05 Mushrooms Ib 30 Peppers each OS Iotatoes bushel 75 Sweet potatoes Ib uf Squash each 15 String beans Ib 1 R Tomatoes Ib 15 Radishes bunch 08 Turnips Ib o Watercress bunch 05 ROYS Din REST TO PAKKNTS IN IGNORANCE Iiortor Sovonil Pel lets From Victims Skin Many Halls in Foot Daring hip TU Jatertt tK uiui fiikii Huttie bondon 1 I conttminlra tion by the official bureau an nounces that rho Turkish battleship iicfsudtfili hits been torpedoed a ijrilsh submrrint The officJal follows Ri 1 in charrp rjF Commander Xoinnm llclbrooh oE the Royal cntood the Dardanelles and til upttfi cltlio diflIcuH current diveil under Vive of mines and tor pedoed the Turkish battleship Mes smlieli which was guarding the mine fields Although pursued by gtin fire and torpedo boats the Bll returned safely after being submerg ed on one occasion for nine hours Wliu last scon the Messudieh was sinking by the Dresden Is Safe Valparaiso Chile Dec patches received here from Futnn declare the German cruiser lrtMdon lias coaie into lhat port The Iiome oC Mr and Mrs Leon G Muring of tho International Ad just was gladdened yesterday ly the arrival of a baby son who ia reported to bo a fine specimen of youth rind beauty Mother and bauy arc reported to bo getting along tine j and the father as well as could no frzr Continued on MIEGEO BflflTLEGGEB NABBED i 001I1L Sheriff tiUel to Pick Vn Fellow Aliened Io Have f0 Ofiii or The sheriff received a call to teraville Saturday night to arrts Arthur Lapointe on the charge of bootlegging The constable at tersville claims lie bought liquor from the man lit then arrested him and called the sheriff Lapointe is said to be a iloater who came to Cartersville a few weeks ago He will be given a hearing here soiiifi time today Constable Jenkins will appear against him FATHEH NUGENT Under the An spices of a Division of tlve Implies Iieaguo of St Josephs Oh arch Well ICuown lies Moines Pastor Will Be at Cecil Theatre Next Sunday Kveuing Mason City will again have an op portunity to hear that distinguished orator and scholar Rev J P Nu gent of Des Moines at the Cecil the atre next Sunday evening The sub ject pf his lecture ia The House The School and The the Hope of The The proceeds of tha lecture will go to the fund of The Ladies League of the St Josephs Church The Ladies Auxiliary of the Fra ternal Order o Eagles wil hold its regular meeting at tho hall tomor row at which Jt fa expected Im portant business will be transacted VOW SPEC ADMIRAL Sire FHEOERICK STURDEI This map shows the course of the German fleet under Admiral von Spee from its position Chilli six weeks ago where It sank the Mon moulh and Good Hope British cruisers under Admiral Cradock to the place in tho South Atlantic where it met the new British fleet under Admiral Sir Frederick Charles Doveton Sturdee The fast cruisers Scharnhorst Gnelsenau and Lelpzeg had disap peared entirely from view after their victory in which Admiral Oradock lost his life But the British admir alty aroused to action had secretly sent a fast squadron down Into tho South Atlantic under Admiral Stur doe and he found the Germans north of the Falkland Islamli Quickly with superior guna and faster shipa ho sank four of the Gjrmana The cruiser escaped It is now Internet at Santa Cruz GARNER BOY S BADLY WOUNDED WHILE ikFTER RABBITS WITHFRIENO NORIiRUG KRALIj KE0KIVKS CONTENTS OP LOWKLL TOGOS ClUtt Special to The GlobeGazette Garner Iowa Dec 14 Two small boys and shot guns combined to bring about a hunting accident Saturday afternoon that came very near having fatal results when Lowell Kellogg in the excitement o the chase after a rabbit forgot the presence of his friend Norberg Krall and discharged His shot gun at a bunny without first noticing where his companion was Both boys have just started their teens Young Krall about forty feot away received the greater portion of the charge of heavy shotIn his body but the distance was great enough aid tho boys clothing heavy enough so it is not thought the balls did permanent damage to him Tried to Keep Secret The badly frightened boys decid ed upon examination that Krall waa not badly hurt and concluded to keep the accident a secret This might have worked had not the holes in Norbergs clothing and the bloodstains given them away to the boys parents A doctor was called atter the adults learned of the acci dent about supper timeSaturday and several shot removed from the lads body The greater part of the charge struck him and it is thought several more shot are lodged from his waist down One foot is quite badly injured and he is confined to his bed today RHEHOE SI1PS OoiintyAuditoi1 Dlscoveis There Is Provision of Revenue Cover ine This Fetttaire County Auditor Frost has discov ered his ruling on revenue stamps on official bonds is in error Al though an attorney whom the audi tor consulted find no provision in the law requiring them it remain ed for the ecorders office to run across the particular provision whicl covered such documents The reve nue is found to be cents i TOFsPEOQ TO mm CHIN ZONE Special to Tho GloboGazctto Washington Doc Goethais governor of the Panama Canal zone has reiterated his re ciucst that two torpedo boat destroy ers be sent to the waters to pre vent violation of neutrality hrough he fisiiHO wireless and taking on of supplies by the belligerent ves sels Message Because oi confidential nature of Colonel Goetnels dispatch Sec letary Garrison declined to mako it public He issued this statement Tho substance of the dispatch is that In Colonel Goethela judgment the misuse of radio communications within canal waters and the preven tion of the misuse of these waters as a base of supplies requires tho presence of switt moving shipa of the variety mentioned Since tho tiojii involved require tho considar atifig of the state department and thfe navy department as well as my own I have laken the matter up with the other departments and as soon as the requirements arefully ascertained proper action will bo taken to meot Secretary Garrison declined to discuss the situation in the canal eone or to indicate which of the be ligerents are violating the neulral Hy of the United States It is known however that the Australian collier Mkllitta which recently left Balboa papers has been under close observation by the Panama canal officials That shiu as well as other colliers has beau suspected supplying British ships In Pacific waters Tho alleged vio lations of the canal zone shipping regulations has been the basis ot strong representations to the British minister at Panama Tho VVorclen Tarry Per kins and Walker are in reserve at Charleston South Carolina One or more of these vessels could be dis patched to canal waters immediatnly On the Pacific coast five available vessels are lying off San Diego i on Cotton Meeting Washington Dec 1 loan committee opened a con f arent liro today with the of ttie state committees rupreaanting tho 12 cottOHpvndutiiii Impor tant details arc for dis BRICK WAIjIi AT MlNNWAPOUft THUTJSHIWO MACHINE OF S TimOUGH OBTAINKD Entcreil Itiiilllnr Saturtliy Nisht Throueh Iteur AVlnrtow Then Cut Into Vnnlt Tho Waterloo bloodhounds tills morning placed oa the trail of tile burglars who by bowlng n couple of holes inn t hack window nnd prying it been entered tlte Minneupolig Thresh ing Co offices Satur day night or early Sunday morn Ing Tho thief or thieves went front the back room Into lavatory wheer they were to shut the door and tlitii furce their way into the vault A hole large enough for a man tw climb through was In the 2JS1 inch briok wall which Incloses tl9 vault The only tool used by the mea which was in evidence was a tooth straightener for a tlireahing chlne It is supposed the mbeu hafi additional tools of their own which they used in starting their way through the wall About was taken from thfc cash drawer in the vault aad the papers wore badly scattered although nono have been found to be A Remington typewriter was from the front office This morning two blood hounds were brought from Waterloo and put on tha scent The dogs followed thV trail from the place where the was made in the vault out oC the back door and for a short distance up the alley Here trailwas lost ia a snow drift The wind and anoy of the past twentyfour hours made the trail exceedingly hard to follow and little results were gotten from tha dogs Ten dollars and a typewriter the number of which id recorded NO that its sale will be very difficult was all the plunder that rewardod burglars who laboriously broke into the offices of the MineuapoHs Threshing Co on Main and Druni mond and cut their way through a twofoot brick wall into the vault some time Saturday night The robbery was discoverer when Manager Hughes came down to tho office Sunday morning Apparently nothing outafde of tho vault Was touched the robbers evidently labor ing under tho misapprehension that once inside tho solid walls of the strong room great treasure would be taoirs Koimd Tools There Entrance to the budding waa gained from tho rear and the rear wall of the vault was attacked The bricks were removed with the aid of threshing machine cylinder teeth plenty of which of course wore at hand in tha thresher companys building Someone Acquainted Prom the knowledge of the prem ises displayed by the robbera tho be lief arises that the burglary was the work of someone who had been in the building often enough to becoma acquainted with it Another Attempt A robber who attempted to gain entrance to the 0 Graven home at 603 Cottage avenue Saturday night wa frightened away when Mrs Oruv en amo down stairs and turned on he lights after being aroused by the noise he made She distinctly snw him standing Inside the storm vestibule of the porch When the lights were turned on the fellow turaed and fled The face was not that of anyone living in the borhopd doing the idea that It mSffht have been someone who made a mistake In the house he was trying to enter which the early hour of the attempt p would give rise to Read the Ads and Shop 9 Shopping Dags Until Christmas Buy Made in TJ S Mer chandise   

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