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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 27, 1916, Mason City, Iowa                                tr tte Telephones al Rooms Cull 38 office call 32 TVVICEAWEEK WEEKLY REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS Unsettled tmd much colder to er tonight cold wave iiiul prob ably snow east and central por tion IlUlisy neiierully MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUAUY 27 NO 84 TWO AMERICAN TROOPERS A ARE CAPTURED RY MEX ICANS NEAR PROG RESO AMERICAN TROOPERS RUSH TO RESCUE ARE ARRESTED Major General Funston Puts the Matter of Their Rescue up to Graranzas Soldiers and Ar rests Three oi His Lieuten ants iial to The GlobeGazette irownsville Jan i Wm C Wheeler and Svlggo person of Battery D fourth field illery were kidnapped by Mexl ia late yesterday and were taken Uth from the border They were Scuedby Carranza soldiers and over to American authorities lessed in Mexican clothes pecial to The GlobeGazette Texas Jan Government Predicted Drop in Temperature and Snow and It Came According to Pro gram Special to the GlobeGazette St Paul Jan blizzard is sweeping ovor Minnesota northern Jown jind Wisconsin with heavy snow and is Interfer ing greatly with railroad and wire traffic Prediction of the weather bureau of a cold wave that would send the hermometer down forty degrees be ore Friday morning with much snow icoompanying it was verified partial y last night and today The drizzle of yesterday kept up practically all night though the mer cury slowly dropped so this morn ning the burden of ice carried by rees and telephone telegraph and electric light and power wires were reatly increa3ed With the dropping temperature the rain changed to snow this morn ing and contraction of the wtres com menced to make wire trouble noon all telegraph wires ex cept one Western Union wire to Sioux City and the broker wires were out Railroad wires were damaged to some extent but it was still possible WILL NOT SUPPORT AMEND MENT TO FEDERAL CON STITUTION CONCERN ING IT SAYS IT IS A MATTER FOR STATES TO DISPOSE OF Sidesteps Any Cross Question ing and Is Told by Stiffs That Any Preparedness Program Must Include Mobilizing the Women to dispatch trains The Western Electric FOUR YOUNG RANDITS COM MIT A ROLD DAYLIGHT IIOBERY IN CHICAGO ATTACHMENTS ARE LIFTED FROM HOMES OF HAT WORKERS IN CON NECTICUT SUIT BROUGHT FIFTEEN YEARS AGO IS SETTLED ROB WASHINGTON PARK NATIONAL BANK OF stood up well the only long distance trunk line reported in bad order at noon being the Des Moines wire Bothers Cars The sleet on the rails made going results of a rescue expedition by Car jania soldiers in the Mexican terri tory across the river from Progreso where yesterday two American troop ers were captured by Mexicans Lieu tenants Mert Payton and Waldron last night were ordered arrested b Major General Funston for leading a party of fourteen American troopers into Mexico in an attempt to rescue the two troopers In this expedition four American troopers were drown ed attempting to swim across the Rio Grande The others penetrated into Mexico but rstur without having accomplished the object of their mission A prolonged cross fire took place duringthese operations but no one was wounded It Is said the Mexicans were not soldiers difficult for the street urban cars especially and the inter Main street and Colby cars Service was cept up fairly well however after he heavy crust of sleet was ones jroken Simd Sidewalks Long before daylight city street department employes were out with their pails of sand scattering It on the walks which were covered in most places with almost an inch of sleet This made traveling much begun walks down town and carried out from the cen ter of the city Several cars wore Been stalled to day on account of the icy tracks Some had to make several trials be fore they could make the Main street hill CHINESE TROOPS Special to The GlobeGazette Peking Jan thousand government troops from the Province ot Kwang Si have entered Yunan province and defeated a force of thousand revolutionists there COXCERT POSTPONED East bound passenger train No 4 on the Milwaukee was three hours late coming into Mason City this morning In order to avoid a delay special train was made up here and eft on time at Railway Trouble The Milwaukee storm troubles vhat they are are west of Sanborn nd at noon the wires had been down so badly that nothing definite could e ascertained except that the snow d rain of the past twenty four voura has been general One of tlia phone wires was working pretty well oday but the rest were out com mission except at intervals till late this afternoon Prom Sanborn east it rained till three oclock this morn Ing and then the precipitation turn ed to snow Much Snow Elsewhere The wire trouble on the North On account of the storm and the condition of tho roads the concert in the Roelc Palls Lyceum course which was scheduled for Friday night Jan 28 has been postponed till a later date The concert IK to be given bj the Empyreans and Mrs Mark Goet reader The date will be announc ed later V Judge Clurk Hears Kvklcnco Slrlnt liir to Wunts l Go to Kldorn Special to The GlobeGazette New York Jan 27 President Wilson refused to support the move ment for an amendment to the fed eral constitution providing for wom an suffrage He spoke briefly to two hundred membera of the congres sional union for woman suffrage and told them he felt the suffrage ques tion should be dealt with by each individual elate The president re ceived the suffragettes after they had waited for him for more than an hour in the Waldorf Astoria ihotel which he made his headquarters on hia ar rival here this morning from Wash ington prepared to make three ad dresses during the day Efforts made by Mrs Mary Beard wife of the Columbia University pro fessor to crossexamine the president on his position met with ifalliure Wilsqn refused courteously to reply to her queries The president told the women that It may be my mind works slowly hut I have always tiousbttfiafctliaiavwarotWngs Whleir should be built slowly and therefore made more lasting I may be a lit tle oldfashioned In my view that the suffrage question should be hand led by the The president frankly admitted to the suffragettes that he had promised several months ago to discuss with leaders of congress the suffrage ques tion but that other matters ot latlon had come which he thought should take precedence over every thing else Wilson promised araln that he would discuss the subject with members of congress as soon as possible The president went to Uie parlor engaged by the and was greeted with warm applauso as he entered Deep silence greeted reiteration of his opposition to the federal suffrage amondmont but other portions of his address vcre marked by applauso Mrs Tiffany Dyer Mrs Bruere and Mrs spoke before the president They ask ed that while he was working out his preparedness program he should remember that no scheme of detoiiKO would be adequate which did not in clude mobilization of tho Threatened Lives of Cashier and Clerks Lined Twenty Depositors Faces Against Workers Must Pay Hat Com pany Against Whom They Declared a Boycott the Sum of and Will Chip In Wall and Made Their Get Away Special to The GlobeGazette Clucago Jim rob bers nrnieil with revolvers en tered Wiishington 1firk Nntioimt bnnlc in Knst Sixtythird street today threatened the lives of tho cnshjer clerks and twenty depositors and escaped with be tween fifteen and twenty thous and dollars The twenty depos itors were forced to stand In Hue facing the wall while tho rob bers looted the money in tho tellers cage After gabbing the cash the robbers Twclced to tho H Confessed Snfcblower Undecided as to Whether to Vlewl Guilty to tlio Charge of Cnrrylng FifteenYear Sentence and depositors and escaped In nn automobile A W MacCauley assistant cash ier jumped into an automobile and attempted to follow the robbers but they quickly outdistanced him Jako Stahl former manager of the Boston American League baseball team Is viceprasidont of the bank which Is situated In one of the busiest sec tions of Chicago outside of the down bers obtained Stahl more said the rob than twelve thousand dollars and that none of the bandits appeared to be more than twenty years old western seemed to have been confin ed to a zone bstween the towns of Hanlontown and Fertile The sloet or rain did not seem to extend to the Minnesota line nnd Blue Earth and Butterfield report four to six inches of snow with some wind that was not as yet bothering traffic much Minne apolis indirectly was reported to have had a foot of snow Linemen wero sent out to Hanlontown and Dougher ty and by eleven oclock the wires were working well and the dispatch ers office was talking to Chicago and Fox Huron last evening at five oclock reported that a storm was on there coming this way with CASI3 HIGH TRMFEHATUUK Park Nursery Steams Vji in the Srrt Story nnd Attracts the Fire Tjid dies and Others P A Kedfern and C A Paiton and Hans Madsen as they wero cut ting pigeonwings on icy walks in the vicinity of the Methodist tem ple of worship saw visions of being real heroes rescuing pretty nurses from a holacaust about R oclock this morning Iloushly speaking it was about that hour although the court house clock hart froze up and Special to The GlobeGazette Danbury Jan 27 The spectre of disaster which has hover ed for years over the homes tho hat workers of Danbury threatening j the modest savings of years and the confiscation their homes has gone Today while a million American workingnien are giving the wages hours labor to the fund which will pay the score the law the Danbury hatters are happy again It Is the real thanksgiving that per vades the town No labor case In the history of the country has the human interest of the Danbury case During the doz enyears that the United States courts considered its many features the small fortunes of 240 hat workers hung in the balance Many of the men who were sued by their employ er were aged and more than a few have died during the long contest Itteen years ago the hatmakers of jDanbiivy went ou strike The men went out orderly and there was no violence A boycott was declared against the product of the factory of D E Lpswe Co This weapon had long been used in labor strug gles but in the case of the hatters there wei3 Important consequences involving the right of boy cott and the interpretation of the Sbarman law In 1003 Loewe brought suit against 240 members of the hat ters union claiming damages of over Up and down through the federal courts this suit has gone cul minating in a decision last year by the United States supremo court co7i firming the liability of the hat work OT3 The amount which tlio workers to D E Loewe Co is and labor leaders predict that much more than this amount Becnuse Charles J Johnson alias harles Hogan alias Shorty Hog an has not decided whether to plead uilty to a county attorneys Informa tion charging breaking and entering n the night time neither he nor James Neckerman his confessed ac complice In the Hermansen Clark safe blowing of last Sunday morning were brought Into court today Hogans attorneys are understood to have advised him to plead guilty Fiends for Mercy For several hours this morning Charles alias Shorty Hogan whoso right name is Charles J Johnson sat In the sheriffs office and plead with him and the county attorney for a chance to plead guilty to a lesser crime than breaking avid entering In the night time which carries a sen tence of fifteen years Hogau says he will never live tc serve such a sentence ns he la said to be afflicted with tuberculosis No one knows bettor than he with five prison terms behind him what a lony prison term means He is certain In his own mind that with his long bad record he will get but few priv ileges in1 any prison no matter what his conduct He does not think that even at Fort Madison with the humanitarian lan on which Warden Saunders runs ho place he could ever hope to be in honor man and get outside the walls He snys Saunders is as fine a warden as anyone could be from the prisoners standpoint being fair and just and anxious to help the men but he is limited by the laws and rules of parolo and allowance for good conduct which he cannot change so the best a man with a CLAIM VICTORY IN VICINITY OF NIEUPORT ON WEST TEUN FRONT HEAVY ARTILLERY FIRE JS RETURNED BY ENGLISH English Suffer Heavy Losses iii Fight With Arabs and Turks in Arahia Near A H ralUr oi H long prison record can get Is good witliiu the pris on walls Officers Obdurate County Attorney Hill and Sheriff Marsh however remained firm in their decision that their duty to the public requires that Hogan be sent away tar a long term and would ac cept no offer to plead guilty to an offense carrying but a tenyear maxi mum sentence They say if Hogan will not lake the fifteenyenr term the case will foe curried to the grand jury and ef fort made to get an indictment uu ler the habitual criminal act which would if conviction followed a life sentence Hogan later conferred with his at lorney A L Rule wouldnt go beyond a eicht mately It was so this way quarter to or approxi wind and snow and the thermometer j Methinks T Kifjht Hundred ami Fifty Thousand to Ho Spent Public Dur ing 1910 Snys Wilson Revised estimates made today by City Engineer P P Wilson of tho In dollars and cents of public F1UCNCH OHHAT Special to The GloliaGazetto Bristol England Jan gust French deputy who ad dressed the labor conference here on being questioned regarding French lossoa In the war said that eight hun dred thousand French soldiers had i Special co The Berlin Tan from France and Flanders say a favorable turn in the weather has been fol lowed by active fighting on tho entire western front Artillery is heard along the wliole line but the heaviest fighting has been in the vicinity of Nieuport to Ihe north of Ypres in the Avgonnc Germans Successful German patrolling parties brought back word that the Gorman artillery had done effective work against the trenches of the allies near Nieuport The British artillery it is said was hardly than that the Germans On one section of the front the British fired seventeen hundred shrapnel shots and seven hundred i high explosives and about the same lumber of bombs within twenty four hour period Four groat miua explosions were executed by the Gcr mans who occupied the craters caus ed by the explosions In another sec near Nonvillc the Germans an nounccd that they had capturad three successive lines of French trenches and held them successfully apafnst ounleral tacks H is affirm ed these trenches are still In German hands although fiqhlinc for pos session of them still continues very fiercely Tho number of Hellish troops now nt is given as twenty thousand Quoting from Volks the Now Asoiicy says will be contributed by union mem ani that three hundred clay Bank accounts of tho hut work ers to tho amount of nearly now under attachment will be re leased and the homes of the workers valued nt more than will al so be relieved of the attachments placed on them by the United States marshals No one In Danbury Is more happy today over the spirit displayed by American workmen toward thn Dan bury Matters 1han Mr Loewe him self Many of tho mon he suod in the heat of the strike battle had been his frlsnrts They had worked at the bench with him and were glad to work In his factory when he or thotiHand had been taken prisoners GOETHAkS ITOMIO TO A OAKAL PLANS won n tied Rrillsh major declared that at beginning of UITI war Ilia British were In possession of sciunrc Icllomrters in southwest ern and Southern Arabia all oC whch brut bppn lost All tho Arab Panama Jan 27 Wials governor of the Canal Zone loaves today for Washington where he will appear before congressional committees regarding the conditions at the canal and make his recom ninndations on the fortifications Mint are needed to protect the big water way chiefs iotned tho Turks and nro now MaJ Gen Goe using successfully against the Bnt JURSKV HiCTlUKS indicating ton below zero at the post offlco were not delayed to any great extent and for tunately today they were light so that they were able to be dispatched about on time snicl the caglueypd Rod Not sullenly treating live officers as his enemies and thinking all th world against him but gladly and willingly anxious for a chance to learn a trade so as to become a use ful eltzen George Klinetob aged 1G said to be a neglected child was brought before udge Clark this after noon for commitment to the State Industrial School at Eldora The Klinetob boy was in a IHtle trouble some time ago and has since been kept under Informal probation It County Attorney Hill and Police Chief Max Gorman He is now home less and is perfectly willing to go to the state school Another Case Another hoy before Judge Clark in Juvenile court this afternoon is Arthur Picket Arthur has been for some time on Informal probation following forging of an order from G Grupp to William Alter on which lie got some trousers and sweaters Since then he has been in trouble for stealing rings from harnesses and also for taking a bicycle from the Mavis feed sheds BO the officers de cided to bring Mm before the Judge i for conimitinout Special to The GlobeGazette Madiaon Jan B Hudnall In a keynote speech before the republican convention called tlvs state central committee declared no man should nominated or el ected an a delegate to or candidate before the lepiibllcian national con vention who had a part In making or passing the Underwood act Hud nall then proclaimed his favor for the prctectve tariff baaed on dif ferences between Industrial condi tions here and abroad he clef ended tho calling of the convention when Wisconsin has the primary law and reviewed the administration of Gov ernor Phillip which he said had re duced appropriations in 1915 approx imately four million dollars mm the a tile smoke of the Park improvements contemplated for this UanUed It These year or now under way total apliave never been broken even thoufjh proximately Isavinsra and homos were In naupr Practicallv all of this will bo paid jThe have no bitter feelings for by special assessments little of apnlnst the man who in name ony it coming by direct taxation water thorn in the courts The hatter works extension being the only roalizo that their boycott and the Item of this kind Issues hat woro Julv P L of the Bryant As tnkon up as test CJIBPS of national phalt Paving says the paving jnortance Tho ranrt fiRht resolved jirogrum hero Is bigger than jitself into a between the 0 that of any other city in Iowa boycott association composorl of nitinifncturprs nnd tlio American Mr Wilson nsiimatod improvej And tlu result of the fell In on Ihe bailors who biSjran Trenton N Jan 27 Vice Chancellor John R Emory loan of the court of chancory will retire from the bench on Saturday when bis term expires Ho completes htR third term of seven years on tho ilionoh nnd will bo 74 years old noxi ish lie arms suppllod by Aden is In soulhwoslern Arabia near tho entrance to he Red Soa It has been strongly fortified by British and wan referred to as the Gibraltar of tlio T3i5t Soveral timos sinop tho By ihe MK horn spoon of different kinds as Colnamo only said Patton with sonic excitement in ilov us ISowerago disposal plant Gawd men thf aro in disposal phint jgor of cremation Arouso tho firs lopartment whilo I scale to the sec ond Klovy window and Ihrow youR ew whitcfrocked anpehs of said Madsen in his most classic hrases The department was signalled nnd arrived before the fleet Minis could a ladder or shed an overcoat Perhaps being in the vicinity of tlio Methodist choir room ho did not wish j ltevai sowers etc Sewer connoctions Parks and other 1m ninny years nn in nan 7l bury Yet thn laws decree knew no mercy ami the homos niul savings jmnk accounts wor promptly iod for tlio of olilifn Mr Wilson leaves Fob 12 for a two weeks vacation He will attend the National association con it association con to shed any of his lop raimont But al ohtcago that wook and tho for nn of lis win 1H Spcnt bond mirae 1ml n llis parcnL9 in Colorado the department dirt ntroduotion to tho busted through to the attic There they discovered a radiator bad Huf a fracture of the Bcalpula and lie fltoani wns poiirlnif out in rogn lar Turkish bath stylo Dr Long and Lea Bailey the sob ersides rushed up simply a case of hiyh tompor said Bailey to tho honrl slcian Take it over to tho hospi tal and put one over on tho plumb said Balloy Thank you very Raid nurses to tho fire department while tho rest of the rescuors viewed the city fire fighters with the emerald eye of envy IHOIOHT A CANARD Rpecal to Tbo Too Jan London re port tlitit Uie Japanese government had delivered to the Chinese minister in Tokio a note embody Ing seven demands which were included In the Japanese program of last spring Is said toy the Japanese foreign office to be untrue The Manchester Guardian said yesterday it had learned from far eastern sources that the demands had been presented byJapan WINS InrCnco TiUrterman of GnUioii Wins In tho Krcshnuvn oru iludi Special to The GlobeGazette Grafton Jan il In a corn Judg ing couteat held at Ames last week Clarence Bledcrnian scored liigliest in In1 Froshmon preliminary with Itan out of a possibly 1BOO points freshmen ontercul Gold silver nnd bronx wero awnrded to the winners In the finals Some Wrestler Bills aro posted bore for a wrest lin gmatch hetweon Bicdorman nnd Kofland of for Friday Jan 28 Bifidy should show Hoflnnd a merry lime if wo may judge by his record wilh Schecler nnd Prehn Many of tho local supporters have signified their Intention being present at the I match A TMItMT And now wo are to have a day which ought to become National nnd he obsorvorl lays tills year It follows Hop Day and is not no known but If observed aobody much would eare Mr G Hog saw his or not it ir called Thrift Day nnd the idoa s to starl a movninont for the con servation of money earned A tin ifty person not ncil to lie Ktlnsy nor to cultivate graft nor to demand usurious returns for service or ROOIH A thrifty mnn will live within bis income put a little money in the bank every day or other wise Tho host way la to begin a savings account FVIirimry 3 is Thrift Day More will said about it by men who havo thrifty nnd have the Rood rocipo or formula Tho Thrift party start that day Dingdong Toottoot All aboard By tho way One way to bo thrifty Is to make a dollar do tho service of two There is a dollar day horn next Saturday Watflh your chance and make your one slmoleon purchase douVrie quantity of tho things you really need and want of the war the Turkish forces have threatened the city but there have been no previous reports of heavy baa nro fosfied confidence in the nbilify of tlio British troops to rcpol all attack Arc Worst rl to The rilobrGilU Tiorlln Jan 27 Tho unp from Cairo sfaHuir 1be in are in danger ous pfjSiMnn the ropulf of ack or Hie Anhs and TurlS Tt ia latoil that Brilish rnKuaJHcK in to nTombor lO ti ii Ihonsnnrl killed and twenty thousand fipfclril to The Berlin Jan 27 Tbo at jlark on the French positions near iXonville reKuiivMl yostird1 Aitii intensity The war offirr POIMR Ibnt between five unit siv yiirrts nf tho FreKh linns rod after torriiif liand to s heavy IOHSCH KKfifhAIUOH WIT OF Spcinl to Tho GlolieGamtte Berlin Jan 27Mornrts from riiitch Eourrris pay that tho nuinbor of undecided now before tho BiillEh rsourts is so great that f peace were connludor at tlio prosont time the courts would be occupied for two years AOAIXST Spoolal to The Bristol Knglantl Jan res olution protesting In the namo of tlin National Labor party against tho adoption of conscription in any for wns passed by the labor congress n card vote of agalnscej 000   

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