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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 17, 1914, Mason City, Iowa                                I IT RIGHT NOW Ttirri to the want art page and i look over the iiiany opportun ities offered pays to re THE Unsettled weather tonight and Friday probably liglit now rising temperature BY WIRE EACH DAY OP THE IMPORT YEN TS OP THE NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS I VOL XXII VISIT OF GERMAN CRUISERS STIMULATES RECRUITING WORK GREATLY BEIU SAYS FRENCH ATTACK NE A NIEUPORT WAS RE 1 PULSED WEDNESDAY OFFENSIVE SEEMS WELL STARTED sAdmitted in German Reports No Infantiy Attacks Mentioned in of Yesterday jpecial to The GlobeGazette Dee great battle sin7 progress near Sochacew thirty of Warsaw The German f pro cee d I n g southe as t erl y f rp HI 1 by heavy fighting inflVgreat losses to establish Itselfa west of The German column was met at Soohaczew by fierce resistance on the jart of the Russians The fighting yas extremely severe at many points leading to hand to hand encounters Artillery fire on both sides was leavy continuously and German aer jplanes are constantly circling over he town Reinforcements are being poured n rapidly 01 both sides The Rus ians are bringing in troops by high way and by railroad from Warsaw Germauj are moving forces from he region about Lodz Special to The GlobeGazette London Dec German raid on the east coast of Eng snd had the effect of stimulating re ruiting in the British Islos The in crease lir number of men Joining the r olors is attributed almost solely to cause The raid is still being widely Other results from t are preparations at coast points for irotectlon of the civilian population a case of further German attacks nd organization in London of a Na Lonal guard for local defense In the western arena of war es ecially in Flanders the roles of the jontending armies would appear to save been reversed clearly All re official communications issued y both the allies and Germanies re er to the allied offensive from Ypres o the sea Consequently the Ger ians are on the defensive The Brit 3h squadron is still standing off the and aided an attack in the vi cinity of Nieuport but nowhere has narked progress been noted It is aid however that an attempt of the Hies to push the Germans out of the Belgium territory has definitely be un and that the results so far re orded in Flanders have converted he German line into a series of ten aciously held positions rather than a tiaight front At many points tho sllied wedges have been driven in Russia claims to have checked for be moment the movement of the Vustuans across the Carpathian pass es She contends also that she has itished the Germans further back to vard the East Prussian frontier at he northern extremity of the eastern ront West of Warsaw however he Germans continue their advance Killed London Dec of alepuone and telegraph wires by bombardment yesterday of three orts on the east coast of England y German cruisers together with precautions thrown about these owns by the police and military au horities made it Impossible even to Jay more than twentyfour hours iftei the shelling of Scarborough rlartlepopl and vhitby to obtain uore than an approximate estimate jf the civilian dead and wounded According to the official state ment 65 persons met death in Har iepool and 11B wounded At Scar borough 17 are dead 30 wounded coll Both official and unofficial estimates place the Whitby casual lies at two dead and two wounded Of the Hartlepool casualtiea sev an ot the dead are soldiers while of tixe wounded 14 are soldiers The maximum of wounded Is close to 150 persona This does not include the wounded civilians who bandag 3d their own injuries and left town the first train out to Hull Bombard tho Turks Athens Den British squad ron has bombarded the Turkish f roops who concentrated Sunday on he coast of tho Gulf of Saras an irm of the Aegean sea north of he Dardanelles This information s received in a cable from Mytileno Oetalla are lacking GERMANS ARE CLOSELY UPON WARSAW Victory ot West Prussian inents in Fighting in Poland Yes terday Russians Forced Back Special to The GlobeGazette Berlin Dec Army head quarters has issued the following statement ths Drench continued their attacks at Kieupoft without success Attacks were attempted at Zilleheke and Labassee but were re with neavy losses to the enemy The intention of the French to throw a bridge over the Alsne at Soissons was prevented by our ar tillery French earthworks to the east of Rheims were destroyed There is no news on the east and west Prussian frontiers The Rus sian offensive against Silesia and Pqsen has completely broken down In the whole of Poland the enemy was forced to retreat after fierce and stubborn frontal battles and is being pursued everywhere During the fighting in northern Poland yesterday and the previous day the bravery of the West Prus sian regiments gained victory The effect of this victory cannot yet be Many Prisoners Special to The GlobeGazette Berlin Dec statement is sued by the German official Press Bureau says The Austrian general staff reports that Russians have been taken prisoners in West Glenn G Seney will arrive Tues day from Ames to spend the holi day season at his homo hero lie Is a student at the stale college there French Statement Special to The GlobeGazette Paris Deo French of ficiai statement issued at the war of fice this afternoon follows Between the sea and the Lys we have occupied several German trenches at the point of the bayonet and consolidated our positions at Lombaertzyde and St Georges and organized the territory taken from the enemy to the west of Gheluvelt We have made progress at some points in the region of Vermelles There has been no infantry action along the vemainder of the front but we report very effective shooting on the part of our heavy artillery in the environs of Tracy La Val on the Aisne and in Champagne as well as In the Argonne arid in the region of Verdun In Lorraine and in Alsace tliero ia nothing to GERMAN SHIP SUNK Special to The GlobeGazette Petrograd Dec is offic ially announced the steamer Derentle of the German Levantine line was found navigatig off the Turkish coast near Kerasunt and was sunk by a Russian warship after all aboard the merchantman had been ordered to leave Only two Turkish officers twelve soldierspbeyed the order and the others went down with tho ship Kerasunt is a seaport of Asiatic Turkey seventy miles west of Trebizold on the black sea Bijr TO In Number of Acres Soivn to This Crop Last Year Re ported By on Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Dec wheat hos been sown this fall ou acres an increase acres over the revised es ttmatod area sown last fall the de partment of agriculture announced today Tho condition of winter wheat In December 1st was per cent of normal as against last yoar In 1012 and as ten years average Rye was sown this fait of 000 acres an increase of cored over the revised estimated sown last fall The condition of rya was per cent of normal MASON CITY DECEMBER n 1911 No 5G TACOMA STARTS TO CHIUSTO BAL TO PREVENT NEUTRAL IT YBREACHES MISUSE OF PRINCIPAL COMPLAINT Cruiser Disputehel Was to Have Re lieved Battleship Minnesota at Vera Cruz AUTOMOBILE BflNOIT GETS BOOTY BY MIGHT THEFT nous CIXCH SHOOTS NATI BRANCH BANK PLACE Ul AN1 5SCAPES is PURSUED bar POLICE IN OffHER AUTOMOBILES Scene of Robt West End Metropolis Special to T1 Cincinnati Was Heart of Busy restrict of Ohio River GlobeGazette Dec uni dentified automobile bandit entered tlie west end b anch of the Provident Special to The CloneGazette Washington Dec Goethals has informed the war de partment that excepting for of misuse of wireless he knew of no violation of neutrality at the Panama canal zone Col Goethels suggested that under the circumstances neu trality might be violated without protection or proof unless he had shipstopatrol the waters The cruiser Tacoma has been or dered to the Panama canal zone to enforce neutrality and has left Guan tanamo Cuba for Christobal Secre tary Daniels is without further ad vices from the canal zone but said if another vessel was sent there it would be one of the destroyers now at San Diego Calif Previous orders directing the Tacoma to relieve tha Battleship Minnesota at Vera Cruz are cancelled The Minnesota will proceed immediately to Philadelphia for overhauling Savings Bank md Trust Company at Eighth and Freeman avenues In the heart of the west end business dis tric today fired two shots at the cashier gathered together about 000 jumped into an automobile and has thus far qjcaped although pur sued by police in other cars Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Dec city of Puebla in the Mexican state of that name has been evacuated by the Car ranza forces sjnd now is held by the Zapatistas A report to the state department says the Carranza troops burned the railroad station before departing 10 PBISflll Waterloo Dec E A Bases was taken to the penitentiary at Fort Madison last night by Sheriff Black to begin serving a sentence imposed upon him in Gruudy county several months ago ou an embezzlement charge They went by way of the Hock Island and several of Mr ess friends were at the depot They offered to do all they could in securing an early parole and pardon This step was taken after Gov ernor Clarke hud granted two stays 11 order to produce material for a pardon The last slay terminated yesterday T C Murtagh one of the defend ants attorneys made the trip to Fort Madisou City Fathers nance for Tr Hjtrvestei1 Cliaugo In Orfli k to International On the second reading of the or dinance concerning sidetracks for the Milwaukee to the new Interna tional Harvester building It was de cided to amend the ordinance The way the ordinance now reads it will be necessary to run the tracks up to the side ot the building as load ing and unloading in the alley was forbidden The interested parties have also agreed to pave the alley These t changes were made in antic ipation of the building up of a wholesale district in that part of town When thhj is done it will be necessary to have the alley in con dition to run thU auto fire truck Ibfough The as ed was placed on its first reading yesterday and on Its second this morning It will doubtless come up for final passage on Monday morn ing Grant Tcuiicrs Entertained Mrs Frank Kehm most delightful ly entertained several of tho teaeli ers oE the Grant school at a sx oclock dinner at her home on West Fourth street last evening After a pleasant social evening the teach ers left footing that Jtrs Kehm a most charming hostess Those present were AJiss Jane Gray Miss Regina Dillon Miss Blanch Goudy Miss Jennie Nfcols and their princi pal Miss Emma Rehm THRKE SHIPS KNOWN TO HAVK BEEN SUNK 11Y MINE FIELD LAST NIGHT AREA OF RAID CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC TODAY Arrest of All Naturalised Germans at SuniterlamI Toniis Near Bombarded Scarborough Dec steamer Princess Olua bound for Aberdeen Scotland struck a mine off here last night and went dowu The crew of eigh teen men landed in their boats Special to The GlobeGazette South Shields England Dec Three steamers one believed to be a passenger ship were sunk by mines in the North Seat off Head last night Only one of these three vessels has so far been identi fied This is the steamer Elterwa ter Twelve of her crew were saved and seven of the crew lost their lives Casualties on the other ships are not yet determined but It fs re ported that the crew and passengers of the passenger vessel were seen taking to their boats The admiralty has announced that all traffic between Flamborough and Newcastle has been stopped u ctefinitely Flamborough Head is about twen ty miles down coast from Scarbor ough one of the points bombarded yesterday by German cruisers These hostile ships reported left mines in their wake as they steamed away from the British coast The area from Flamborough Head to New castle In which all traffic has been stopped embraces the entire field in which tho German raiders operated Arrest YU Germans Special to London Dec naturalizuii Germans in the seaport of Suudor a short distance nirth of tne English coast towns which were bombarded by the Germans yester day were arrested over night ac cording to a dispatch published by the Exchange Telegram company QUARANTINE LIFTED IX imrrciKLi OOUXT VTOIIAY TWO MILLION DOLLAR LOSS IN POTTSVILLE BLAZE THIS PENNSYLVANIA CITYS BUSINESS DISTRICT IS SWEPT BY FLAMES STORES WERE STOCKED WITH HOLIDAV WARES Twenty Big Bonk and The atre Among Buildings Post Office Saved Special to The GlobeGazette Pottsville Dec to day in the business section of this city destroyed an entire block of buildings causing a loss of two mil lion dpSJara Most of tlielmiiainglP were stocked with holiday goods Twenty stores the Pennsylvania Na tional bank and the academy of Mu sic the leading playhouse were des troyed The post pffice caught tiro but was not Department fur niture Jewelry stores suffered the most lieavily R M Culhcrt government in spector at the Decker Pricking today sent out a letter regarding the modifying of the luarantiiic or der Amendment I C to order num ber 20 of the bureau of animal industry revokes the quarntinc ou Mitchell county Iowa and modifies somewhat the quarantine in some Iiiirts of Delaware and Ohio ML RECEIVED Committee Obtaining Funds for Greek Church Meets With Good Success Says Exemos Solicitors for funds for the con struction of a Greek church here vpon the lots already bought by the society at Main and Brice streets are meeting with the best of success according to P A Exenios chair man of the finance committee He says it is certain that enough funds will be at hand by spring so that construction can be commenced so that the loan on the property will not have to be a teig one Little has been done in the iug line the last day or two because of the cold weather and apiiroaei ing holidays which makes it a pour time to solicit but there is now over pledged toward the building and the soliciting has been scarcely begun pecial to The a London Dec rom Rome to 17 tho A dispatch Central News B O ADDITION TO HAVE PA TROLMAN BUT FORCE CUT ELSEWHERE TAKES ONE OFFICER FROM BUSIEST PARTS May Add Sinn to Tlie Force Later But North niid Is Assured of Of fleer From Now On The north end of the city is to have the policeman for which it has BO long been petitioning but to give It protection a man Is taken from already scantily patrolled busi ness district Pajtrolman George Carle has beea given the B and O adition as his beat starting last night This is done by the department of public safety in response to numerous re quests for better police protection in that part of town The hours given Carle are from 6 to 12 and as much longer as seems neoessavy The rest of his time he will be put In on the atreeta of the downtown district Commissioner Miller said this morning this was not merely a tem porary move but would probably be permanent It is possible if that is done an additional man will be put on In the downtown district soon ami an officer given to the north end from 6 at night until 6 in the morn ing Four patrolmen are all tho protection the city has at night against al the burglars and crim inals of all descriptions who may de sire to make Mason City their work Ing place This Is about one offi cer to each four thousand people In many cities the ratio of actual working officers exclusive of com missioned officers and desk men is one to and in very few it ia as low as here LOCflMflTIK A Trieste official has announced he blowing up by a mine and the sinking of the Austrian training ship Beethoven with the loss of the crow and all catfotr on CHUMAN RELIEF GOBIS FKMDIXG CIIIIDRKN FT DESTITUTE THE BAT LINE Hiram A Wcntuorth of Oslculoosn Meets in Maishalltowu Down by Switch KIJ glne MarshalHown Dec 17 Hiram A tt entworth aged 45 of Oskn loosa n freight brakoman and one of the oldest trainmen In the freight service of the Minneapolis st Louis was Injurad in the local yards about 2 oclock this morning when he was over by a switch en gine He died In the office of the yardmaater about twenty minutes later Just aa he was being put on a stretcher to be taken to a hospital entworths legs were fearfully oruBhod Death was due to hemorr hage and shock For a few years prior to eighteen or twenty years ago Wentworth worked out of this city In the freight service of the Iowa Central The body was taken to Oakalooaa this morning by Mr and lira G W Smith of Gilford the latter asisl ter of Wentworth The funeral will be held in Oakalooea Found Injured on Track Wontworth came into the city on freight No 95 north bound with Andy Anderson conductor of Os kaloosa Tho train stopped In the east yards while Wentworth wont to the yard office to get Instructions as to what track to bring the train in He was told and loft tho of fice A few minutes later Lynch night yardmaster wont out Into the year near the yard office to see that No 95 was heading in all right Ho heard Wentworth calling and found him lying on the trucks near the yard office and Just went of tho Third Avenue crossing This photograph is proof that the line of battle In Belgium and Franca lug to hunt for hungry ami I that of France by th srman army did attempt to make Tho nhotoirranli shown Hio volipf I Germans rrnwflu nf erman army did attempt to make up for the suffering caused along the shows the relief corps I the distribution of broad among of the army sent out after the fight them In many towns throus i J ans crowds of luniry children almcat mobbed the relict to get hunks of bread Read the Ads This Evening Shop Early in the Morning Only 6 Shopping Days Left   

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