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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 4, 1916, Mason City, Iowa                                Djt uioUQuiwetie Telephones i For Editorial Rooms Gall 28 M For Business office call 83 v TWICEAWEEK WEEKLY REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS eneijxlly fair tosight ut wnimer cndt portion Tius day increasing fol owed by ssow west portion MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 4 1916 NO 64 CUTS SHORT HIS HONEYMOON HURRIES TO TRUCTION OF PERSIA GIVES APPREHENSION istrian Cliarge Says His Gov erniiiptit Will Give Full ile But American Of Are Amazed and Recent Develop menls ipecial to the GlobeGazette Hot Springs Jan Piesiaerit Wilson will cut short his honeymoon and start back to Washington tonight because of tho new developments in the in tern utiomil situation caused by the destruction of tho British iiucr Pcfsiu mid other liupend TIio president irtll taivc here nt l and expects to ur Hvo In Washington tomorrow Jiioruing ut 7 oclock It is stated the withjosfl ship Qietigyle hadpu grave aspect onthe Delations of that the President considered to Immediately for a qonfernece and Vtliet to shape the course The sltu as it exists Is described in of as paralleling the Crisis which was caused by the sink to Germanys ase in response to the ropresoii tatipns of United States ou the destruction of Lusitanla J Austrian charge Calls During the morning Baron Zwled inycharge of the Austrian em 611 Secretary Lansing iyud askedthat judgment be withheld and ex pressed Misbelief final ex phinatloh would be satisfactory He available information for Ma Baron Zwiedhiok thatif it prov ed that submarine had sunk Hie Persia his government would give full reparation Ifacts This afternoon Secretary Lansing announced h e had instructed Anibas af Vlerino to ask the government for any infor establish the Jiatlonalityof submarine which to the Persia which develop in the case 5Xrhlle tlie American officials are keeping open until they in tho Persia case H is known whether Amsrlcans in the sinking the Glengyl8 the gravity of the Situation is not minimized The of Baron not lessen f3 tlio Officials A Tho officials consider that the Aus trian campaign In the Mediterranean has brought on just such a crisis as did the German submarine campaign declared war zone around the Tsles Coming close on tlio in Austrias Aiicona note the continued subma rine activity the eiuraiico to Sues canal has alarmed rind amazed American officials who grave aprhlienaions over tho de velopments few days Situation Is Grave to The iiKhiiigton Tan Secro Tlimulty had telephoned to the dcwt at Hot Springs it was said af the White House that President nyisou was preparing to return proh thly tomorrow to take charge of tho sftuntion RKLEARK JHTICKTA Spociiil to The GloboGnzotte San Antonio Ian for rncr president of under rest tt Kl vfillation of States neutralltv ffls to bu rleasod on own recog This will not Jntorfere the Brand jury Investigation of j In adheiorits which is to bo taion B P 0 OUR m C SS ST P FEB 1 Additional Mail Facilities will Co Added to the SBlwaulxeo liiuo b Pebrunry 1 Congressman Haugen lias been interacting himself in the wishes of Mason City business men and the business men along tha Uilwruikee road iu his district in the railway mail service which has been ordered on the Milwaukee trains Noa 82 and 25 givesthe in tormalion that the service will be installed Feb 1 This will estab lish a regular H P O service be tyyeen this city and Diibuque leav ing here at p m east and re turning at p m This will be good news to the business men and the post office force and will add to the importance ot the city as a business center Mason City Receipts Thereceipts at the Mason City post office the past year in to history totaling The receipts by months lOUOW February JTay June August September Coco m her Total for Pioneer Citizen 6ordo Comi ty Hcsidcnt Here PoitjsovtMi Vwirs Passes Away The death of Simon Pedelty of 709 North Michigan avenue Sunday afternoon at 1 oclock caine as a suddenshook to this community of which Mr Petlolty was an old and respected citizen ue seen near ten troat jat every service His death va caused by ireattlOttblei He waji ill only a few minutes Simon Pedelty was born July 26 1839 He came with his parents to this coun tryfin 1S48 andlocated atNew Dig gens Wis He was married to Eliza beth Bonson fortynine years ago and if he had lived until the 29th of this month they would have celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary Thoy moved to Iowa fortysevenyears ago and settled on a homestead in Lincoln township where they lived for thirtynine years TCIght years ago they moved to the residence on North Michigan avenue He is survived by his wife five sons James Samuel Walter Albert and William all of this city and two daughters Mry C Davidson of North Washington avenue this city and Mrs John Tyler of Buffalo Center One brother Joseph Pedelty of North Michigan avenue who is now spend ing the winter in Florida and sisters Mrs Agnes Williams of North WaahiuEton avenue Mrs Elizabeth Bryson of North Madison avenue and Mrs David Cook of West Tenth street ail of this city survive him The funeral services will be ehld from DIP Methodist church Tuesday aftirnoon at 2 oclock Rev James Elviu Wagner assisted by W A Hicks will have charge of the serv ices Organization of tho Corro Gordo county board of supervisors for the coming year is being effected today The board mot this morningfor what it known an Vlie annual at which if there arc any chaugofl in the iioard riow members take office There aru KHIO tills Aarcn Giimin C E Sombra and F Uoderer continue to wcL northejst and soullicnst districts of the country At this the chairman is nlf appointed for the ensuing yrar Tlio board alao pre pares for tiic settlements with the county officers and receive their reports for the sl yoar li addition there Is the usual rou tine business of the regular monthly board nuntins to bt fione Grhmn Cliftlnnaii irlinni of Clear Lake was named ai of the board for tlie year succeeding C K Som era Mr Somors continues as purchas ing and iu charge of the court anfl other public hiilldliigs ex cept he poor farm which Is left In charRii of Mr Grliuni Noother niinolnments were made today This the board metj Treaanror Wood counted the dn hand apfl checltod Pli lTithe treasurers office JUDGE W R JQAYES WIFE AND BABE AWAKE TO FIND TIIEia HOME IN FLAMES HOUSEHOLD GOODS AHE TOTAL LOSS Tomorrow evening at oclock the ladies of the St Joseph and Holy Family churches will give banquet for the Archbishop James John Keane of Dubuque who will he in the city for the formal opening of St Josephs Mercy hos pital and who will address the as sembly tomorrow afternoon The guests at the banquet will be tlie visiting priests Mayor T A Potter City Attorney Garfield Breese At torney E G Dunn Kev M Caro lan and Rev Malloy of the St Jo seph Catholic church Rev E Dougherty and Rev Bacci of the Holy Family church John A Sen neff president of the Security Na tional bank C H McNider presi dent of the First National bank A rdfjiu iof Fire Is Started on First Floor Near ale of tho Clty National and Front Damage to Building Awakeningfrom sound sleep at their home S40 North Main street at this morning to find their home in flames William R Hayes and Mrs Hayes Just had time to pick up their twoyear old baby Win K seize a coat apiece and rush from the house Had they awakened a minute or two later it is very doubtful whether they would have escaped alive for the fire was spreading rapidly The loss upon their household fur niture will be total and will run up James E Blythe the Commercial the banqxiet will be Archbishop Keane Mayor Potter E Q Dunn and John A Senneff About thirty are expected All of tho priests of this deauery and a number of Du buque have been invited The banquet will be served in tlie hospital dining room and following it music will be enjoyed from 7 to 9 oclock to a considerable sum ample insurance They had Loss upon tho house is estimated by the BeckWalker Co which owns the property at about They too have insurance to cover it Origin Is Unknown The origin of the fire is unknown When Mr Hayes got to the head of the stairs so he could seo the rooms below the fire was burning furiously in the front room noar a Christmas tree The tree had not been lightd last night however and it is entire ly a matter of conjecture as to tow the blaze started tb SeJaSjIiiiiaai en to therTrttcyrStevens home across thestreet onWest Mania and cared for there unjtii about noon today when they got a supply of clothes and went to the Mr Hayes parents on South Superior House Badly Gutted Though thewalls stand and floor did not fall the house was about as completely burned put as a building can be and still stand The fire de partment arrived very promptly but when they got there the whole house was ablaze on the inside and the front of the outside of the building Sir Shipley Suriursed New Years brought a very pleas ant day to the home of Mr W V Shipley president of the Sterling when the manag s of his branch stores and their families met here and tendered him a surprise ban quet Mr Shipley was at Sterl ing with Mr Smith manager of the Oskaloosa store when the other guests arrived at the h use Mr Shipley was then called upon and asked tocome home at once and bring Mr Smith The surprise par ty waa gathered in one end of the large living room tmd when Mr Shipley drove home he entered the back door from the garage which brought him in at the opposite end of the same room As lie entered everyone clapped their hands and shouted It was a most complete surprise After a cojplfl of hourso had fnrilllv nfin vorpriAfv as well The fire was apparently extin guished in short order but again about this moraihg This time the fire was put out for good Wni Krplils Loss William Krohl who occupies the west side of the double house will also have loss from smoko but none directly from fire or wat er The property formerly the Gid dings home was acquired by the Beck interests some time ago and was remodeled and made into a dou ble house considerable n spent in rehabilitating it forcibly con the Cerrb Gordo Hote where an pther pleasant surprise awaited him in the form of a very elaborate banquet Places at the table were found by beautiful hand painted place ards painted for the occa sion byMiss Ethel Smith of Pasa dena a nolce of the Shipleys The table was artistically deco rated with pink rose buds and fern of the woods after a bounteous four course dinner an hour of toasts was most enjoyably spent Mr Nelson of the Sterling proved himself n very entertaining toast master and had the following pro gramme prepared Part the Life Pays in Busi by Mrs W V Shipley Starting the First by Mr Harry Moore of the Goldfield store Tho Importance of Taking Dis counts by Mr Geo Bailey Buck eye Store Store by Mr E Minger Iowa Falls Store Meeting Keen Competition by Mr Fred B Smith Oskaloosa store Beating the Mail Order Busi FORI PARTV hie house considerable money being by Mr Charles Cotton Wil A nams lowa by Mr Bruhns cashier State Bank of Buckeye of which Mr Shipley Is president Appreciation by Mr Chas Black of the Wsbster City store at which time a beautiful Howard watch was presented to Mr Shipley in behalf of the men who he has taken with him into business Mr Shipley then respanded u a niost pleasing manner and told of his ap preciation of the gift and the way in which the men had cooperated with him in making his stores the JO CROSS GERMANY Special to The GlobeGazette Jan German government has granted the Ford peace expedition permission to trav el to the Hague through Germany by special train The party will leave Copenhagen next Friday Final ar rangeemnts for the trip were made through the German consul at Cop enhagen who after consultation with Berlin announced that the govern ment was willing for the mission to proceed through German territory Tills privilege was grantee despite the refusal of the American state de partment to extend the passports of the members of the parly to cover belligerent countries The conditions under which Americans will travel were strict Their train will bo sealed and everyone locked withlu No one which was qut in 53 pieces in coin will be allowed to touch German soil jrnemoration of his fiftythird birth duringr the journey Members of thejlay anniversary commission will not be permitted to After serving each with the cako carry written printed or typewritten success they are After the dinner the party retired to the Shipley home where the af ternoon was spnt most pleasntlv with music and a talk by Mr Ship ley on the past ard future The home was beautifully deco rated with branches of pepper trees sent from California for the occa sion At luncheon time Mrs Ship ley entered the kitchen with a huge hickory nu birthday cake papers Concealment of any paper even of innocent character will re sult in complications of entire party Other things that party must aban don before reaching German aerrl tory are cameras postcards opera glasses and gold coin Most of tho baggage of the expedition will bo shipped back to the United States from Copenhagen It was an nounced that the expedition will dis band at Tho Hague TniHiary 12 most of them returning from Rotterdam on that day NOimr Spcclil toTlio TCI Paso Jan is reported here General Villa is making to ward the American border near Co N M Rumora of Villas discredited Mrs SUlnloy sprung another sur momber of the party with a large photograph of Air Shipley and her ecf The time was onethat will be long remembered VIOUV SICK Special to The Globefiazotte Paris Jan Press dispatches from Switzerland and Italy continue to affirm that the illness of Emperor William is very serious It Is stated tlio omparor Is suffering from a decp Kealcd affection of which lAitaneotifl erupt inn Is nn incidental sy nip1 torn and that malady is Democratic Member o Su preme Court Appointed by Taft Dies at Distinction of Being One of Few Members of Ckimi Ap pointed by President of Op posite Political Faitb Washington D Jan sociate Justice Joseph Rucker Lamar of the U S Supreme Court died here last night Hehad the distinction of being one of the few members of the court appointed by a President off opposite political faith Prcs dent Taft appointed him in 1910 with only two precedents for such action those of Justices Jackson and Lurton Justice Lamar was born in Ruclt ersville Elbert County Ga October 14 1857 He attended the law school at Washington and Lee Uni versity and was admitted to the bar at Augusta In 1878 He lived at Augusta until appointed to the Supreme Court bench Coming from distinguished South ern stock he was one of the few men whose family had previously hijd a representative on the bench The Justice was a cousin to Associate Justice L Q C Lainar of Missis sippi who served on the bench from 18S8 to 1893 He was honored by his state by many positions for which his learn ing and ability as a lawyer fitted him First he was a member of the Georgia Houses of Representatives and in 1S9S was appointed by the Supreme Court of Georgia as one of the commissioners to prepare a code of laws for the state which code was adopted by the general assem bly in 1885 He waa again honored on January 1 1901 by appointment to fill an unexpired term as as sociate justice of the Georgia Su premo court and elected to the same position at the ensuing elec tion In 1905 he resigned to resume the practice of the law ir Jjong Shorifl nnrt Hepnty lluvo Iitmg Cold Irive to Southwest Iiirt of tlio County Because an aged woman died with out a physician being called in so no one could certify us to the cause of death which is required before a body can be handled by a common carrier in shipping it away for buri al Coroner Long and Sheriff Marsn and Deputy Sheriff Knapp had n long cold drive to a point several miles below Thornton last night When they left they understood on the meager information received that some mystery attached to the death of Mrs Anna DeWltt yester day at the home of her son M M who lives south of Thornton When they got there however they found there wasno suspicion of any thing but natural death and that all that was wanted wasa coroners certificate as to the cause of death so the body could be shipped today to Oskaloosa Iowa for burial BKATH OF TAMES One of Mason Citys Choicest Wom en ICnters tho of Kest at Xooon Today This city and county will be sad dened to bear of the death of Mrs James Rule at her home In this city today shortly after noon Having lived here for half a century the wife of one of the most potential characters Mason City has ever known she herself a woman of rare intellectual ability and literary ac complishments and the utmost sweet ness of character the loss comes to Mason City with unusual regret and sadness Her life was a psalm thanksgiving to all who knew her an center of sweetness and light a positive force for good in every sphere in which she mingled and an inspiration to all who knew her to emulate her life and example Devoted to her family with a sub lime tenderness of motherhood rte AUSTRIAN SUB GETS ONE MORE BRITISH STEASSEU IN THE MEDITEH IUNEAN WAS ONE OF THE LARGEST YET SUNK RY THE ENEMY Freighter Has Also Keen Sunk in the Mediter ranean and ilajvs Send War ships to Protect Her Mer chanliinen Special to The GlobeGazette London Jan 3 The British steamship Glengyle one of the larg est steamships which has been sunk since the submarine activity becamo pronounced in the Mediterranean was sent to the bottom according to an announcement made here The Glengylp had aboard 120 por Bons passengers and crew All with the exception of three Europeans and seven Chinese landed So far as known no Americans were aboard The Glangyle which was avo hwnoward liouKrtjfibni lawyers his integrity was so highly regarded that the enate without de lay confirmed his nomination Early In his s or vice on the Su preme Court bench be became recog nized as one of the most powerful members His opinions were finish ed works ot logic Applications for rehearings were rare iu cases de cided Coming to Washington as a man little known beyond his state his rise in public estimation as a inein bcr of the court led President Wil son to select him as the principal commissioner for the United States and Mexico over conditions In the southern Republic In this position he acquitted himself with distinc tion P B Hall Passes Awuy at tho Home of His daughter Mrj E C An drews on North Washington Sunday nopu following a short funeral service at the home of E C Andrews his son in law at 848 North Washington the body of P B Hall age 85 who died Saturday morning was taken to Glenvllle his bid home for burial Funeral service was held at the Malhodist church there conducted by Rev Koontz Mr Hall tvas a pio neer resident of that section having moved there with his brother Frank Hall when n young man Tho name of hall was prominently connected with the upbuilding and mercantile activities of Freehorn county and southern Minnesota He was born in 1S30 In New York and with his parents came west to Ripon when very young Later he moved to Albert Lea and spent most of his life in and around that town and Glonvllle His wife died sixteen years ago she too passing away at the Andrews home Two sons Cliavles B Hall a stock buyer at Minn and Orrin C Iall who lives on a farm near Vanly and one daughter Hattlo now Mrs E C Andrews of this city survive him His brothers have all passed away and he was the last of his family Tho Russian Vront Special to The G3obeGazetto London Jan latost dis patches from the southern extremity of the Russian front indicate that leavy fighting is continuing with he Russian army of General Ivanotf gaining ground It Is reported oper ations began with an offensive move ment on the part of tho Austrians lesignntcd to strengthen tlulr line v reappnarancn of hla throat jand that after repulsing this attack which has extended to hismsuttf It I sassnrtpd it will be necessary to with artificial palate made of the Russians Iriltfulvo J Is evlden he Russian advancn has extended a considerable distance be yond tho Strtpa river munity who wiir read dimmed eyes of her passing The only com fort which comes just now is that her suffering which for a year or moro lias been Intense is over and she is at rest Obitiuiry Mrs Jennie A Rule passed away at oclock this noon after an illnoBs of over one year with n complication of diseases Jennio A Gale was bom in Portsmouth Eng land on April 4 and came with her parents to America when she was four years old married on Sopt 2o 1S71 to JamesRulo In Ma son City Two sons were horn to Mr and Mrs Rule A L Rule an attorney in this city and H V a salesman nso of this city Mr Rule passed away November 1007 Four brothers A H Gale George Galo both of this cty Rev T K Gale of Chicago and B A Gale Minneapolis survive her One sister Mrs Mark Bradley passed away sev en years ago in March Mrs Rlilc has made this city her home since 1870 coming here from Iowa Falls She was grand matron of the State Eastern Star and was sec retary of the Eastern Star Home in Booue Pile wan a mcmbor of the Monday club and a former member of the Sorosls club She assisted in the organization of tho Grand Charter the Kastern Star In Honolulu in the Hawaiian Islands She also assisted Mrs Jennie 13 Ma thews in starting the first organization work of the Easteri Star in Alaska It was her custom to spend the winters hi Cali Tftff Ecir Sha waa of feet lonjj aud was owned by thi Glen line of Glasgow and was that lines largest ship Get a Fiolghtcr Special to The Tokio 3 The owner of Japanese freighter KanKoku tho Mnru has been advised that his vessel wa3 sunk by a German submarine in the Mediterranean Deconvter 29 Mem hers of the crow Inndedat Cannes France was under char ter to a foreigner She wasloaded with hemp having left Manila for Italy and England December six Tups Semi Special to The GIobeGaVette Tokio Announcement was made in Shlnino that stiuadrpn of Japanese warships will sail for the Suen chnnl piesumablV o protect the Japanese shipping t is said thatthe armored cruisers ia and Cliitcseiiave assigned for this service fornla Florida southern states member of tho Mnthortlst KpscoprU Honolulu or other She waa a lifelong She selected the text for her service It is I Ba Not church funeral Mrs Rule has expressed a desire that her friends sending flowers neiid a simple cxproRsion to the lovfid ones I1 ft behind Tlie funeral services will be held from tho 01 Hato street Wednesday afternoon nl oclock Rev J R AVncnor will have charge of the services of Heights is Aivuv iit ui MhHiiiiil AVcslry Rnroiig iliod at the lionift of his daiglfri Another SinU Special to The GlobeGazetlo London Jau British steamship Stbswald has becn sunk Special to The Washington Jan department is officially advised theFrenchgovernment in vcsposa to the representations made by i e United States has ordered im mediate relcaso of Gormaiis rfiiovert from Arnoricnn KIIIP Beng by the Freroh Descartes A FRESH Charles Denison who lives on nr street had an pxperioiii o n f w of Midland Heights aso with a fresh younc fellow ing at oclock nfter nn illness who was piddling meat from liousa of one day with pneumonia Mr SpronR has made his homo In ty for thp pnsf born In OTI IS 1845 Four daughters survPe him Mrs o1 homa Mrs Nottln ICoIJoimnn of Hohart Mrs Cnrilo Huracn of TTobnrt TTfiiry TlaviT nf his city Th funeral wnrvices were hold from tbe TTryp home tHlq af ternoon Rev Wtutier pnslor the First church of was a luemhev which tho had charge of Hie fprvlces Tntrir rnent was made In Elmwood ceme tery to house Because Denlson saxd ho miKht tako a good ciiiartpr of bof IP it suited him the follow came back a few days later and became very alnislva the prospnVtiw pur chaser would not taka It in the dark practicolly on sight and Them ho came back a day or BO later and again tried to leave It sending an message to Mr by hla little hoy Mr Denlson thiults he fs doing fellow citizens n favor bywarning them to look out for this young fel low He la said to live on a farm somo distance east of the city but his name was not learned i   

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