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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 3, 1916, Mason City, Iowa GlobeGazette Telephones For Editorial Booms Call 28 For Business office call 33 WEEKLY REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OP THE YS NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS Her tjiir west tonight mid Fri luy colder noniuses portion MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBKUAHY 3 191G NO PRESIDENT THINKS UiVCLE SAM MUST HAVE GREAT EST NAVY IN WORLD K BIG CROWD AT ST LOUIS CHEERS THSC SENTIMENT Any One iof the Many Cargoes of American Commerce May Bt Point of Contact to Usisxj America Snlo War to The GlobeGazette St Louis Feb president told an audience of fifteen thousand flJvvhich swayed with a tumult of cheering that the United Stiiti s should have the greatest navy in the world believe the navy of the United States should be unconquer he said the greatest in the The president declared that Submarine commanders abroad have instructions which for the most part conform with international law but tUatitlie act one commander might set the world afire including Amer ica American Commerce cargoes of American ie said cotton grain and all the aountlful supplies America Is send ing out to the any one of those cargoes any one of those shipsmay be tte point of contact that will bring America into the For the first time during the tour the president told of how ono set of belligerents was cut olE from tho tvorld He said this kept the United Rotates from helping thiem as it would ilike He made the statement in try 5ing to show tha tthe United States is really neutral Sliod Speeches As Vou Go Speaking at a breakfast of this St Louis Business Mens League before going to the coliseum for his main address President Wilson declared he believed there could maver be another war like tbe present that the war will hasten tho time of rjeneral peace It is just as well sluad speeches as you the prea dent said There are many things would like to speak about but now am talking of national defense fXi Economic Forces Not only is it necessary to mob iltlize the military forces ol the ua but also the economic forces oE tlie nation I am not looking for Ward to war but to times of Peoples do not bate each oilier and erefore they will do business again He explained that the United tates must keep out of Jho war if in order to help in the heal pg TEKTOJf SUB GUTS AXOTHKR pecial to The GlobeGazette London Feb 3 The British Belle of France has been Sunk Tina Europeans in her crew also 220 Lascars have landed ineteen Lascnra are missing JEW IS CENTER OP SUPREME COURT STORM Views of Louis 1 Uruiulcls Ventura Business P A Uainneistcr Who Out His Own ihront liight Years Ago Shot nntl Fatally JJiinsclf This Jury Said Sui cide nrfcest Iictnres of in Piiva tlons and Icslilence From f Poland pecial to The GlobeGazette v Berlin Feb darkest plc drawn of privations and postl bnce In Poland have failed to por Jray the extent of the misery of the Ijrar auffererg there It is said by two Americana who have made personal hvestigatlona They nre Frederick Wnlcott European representative of Rockefeller foundation and Can or Whitney of the American com lBsiiih for relief In Belgium These icn have just returned from a fort liphts trip through Poland for in estlgatlon of need of relief Black pliuH has broken out being par onlarly severe at Warsaw The death rate for Poland has ifsen from nineteen to thirty per one Thousands of persons tire Mitlioul any shelter whatever Thoua llfttla are subalatlna on potatoes lone 1 Special to The GlobeGazette Ventura Feb A Bau meister for eighteen years iu the im plement business hero shot and kill ed himself this morning The trag edy took place in hia room on the upper floor oE the house just back of the lumber yard where he and his sister Miss Baumeister who kept house for him have lived About eight years ago he cut his own throat but his life was saved The bullet entered about two inches above the left eye and came out just above the left ear It was fired from a 22calibre rifle which was found hiiside him He Is thought to have been men tally unbalanced as the neighbors considered his actions at times strange for some time past and the coroner Dr Long was advised that there had been considerable talk of having him examined as to his san ity It was shortly after 3 oclock a m when the sisler heard a shot She called 1 Leonard tbe lumber deafer next door who with E J Sheriff a retired farmer Kay Thom as and Will Stark went up stairs to investigate They found Baumeister was still alive and called Drs Phil lips and Wright from Cloar Lake Sheriff Marsh and Coronor Long were also notified Mr Baumeister had been dead but twenty minutes when they arrived at the home The coroner empanneled a jury composed of W L Mitchell the banker here V G Ma son City and A J Grill of this place who hoard the testimony Messrs Leonard Sheriff and Stark and Drs Phillips and Wright A verdict of suicide was returned within a few minutes Funeral arrangements havia not yet been made President Wilsons nomination of Louis D Brandeis of Boston to the vacancy on the United States su preme court bench due to the death of Justice Lamar has aroused offi cial Washington While individual senators found objection to him in his aggressive championship many reforms and attacks on corporations one underlying reason for opposition only few of being mentioned in whispers was the fact that if con firmed he will be the first Jew to sit on the Supreme Court bench WATCH DECLARED STOLKX BY Mi AH WATCH SIWHCD AT IS SIGNIFICANT FLIES OVEK T13E DlJONT WOHKS 5JON IJAY XBCfJT WHKNCE CAME OP WHKUE WJiNT NOT ESTABLISHED IJisl Attovury Dudley Thinks lie I3as Evidence Now Which PS Case But No AiTesl Has Yet Been 3Jaie Special to The GlobeGazette Buffalo N Feb Ed ward Toipers gold which he j declared was stolen from his pocket Sunday night when he claimed that highwaymen attacked and murdered jhis mother and brother and probably fatally wounded his sister on Orch ard Park Road was found in a field near tho spot where the murders oc curred lying alongside a stone that it evidently bad struck The watch whicli was dented had stopped at a District Attorney Dud ley when informed that the watch had been found said that It prac tically clinches tho He would not indicate however when an ar rest would be made Teiper in the meantime remained in a cell at po lice where ho spent a restless night No formal charge has been placed against him Employes Saw Airship Which Seemed lo 15iv lai Flight at South End of Point and Amuses Suspicion WANTS WILSONS PLACK Special to The GlobeGazette Beyoi who handles mail and Wells Fargo express between stations ana the up town offices suffered painful injur ies at the Great Western station on Tuesday morning when a fractious team turned over the light wagon us ed and dragged Mr Beyer a consid erable distance while tangled up with the doubletrees While working On his wagon tho team started and upset the vehicle That a Crisis is at With America Over tlio Lusituiiin Affects the Jiomse Special to Tbo GlobeGazette Berlin Feb feeling which has been prevalent in German clr llie drivers foot was caught about clca that a crisis is at hand in the I GermanAmerican relations particu x dragged around to the east end of the depot Bystanders stopped tho ani mals and extricated Mr Beyer who declared that he was not badly In jured Nevertheless he was hur ried uptown to the hospital Upon examination it was found that a gash had been out in his right thigh by a cork of one of the horse shoes which required several stitches to close Begideg this injury he suf fered bad bruises about the head and to his left leg and shoulder Physi cians declare that no bonos are broken However he will be laid up for several days and he thankful it was no worse may be Hi p Is Broken Hampton Feb George larly in regard to the Lusltaula case has been moderated if only in a degree by a semiofficial an nouncement regarding the forward ing to Ambassador von BerustorfC at Washington of instructions which give hopo of definite settlement Tbe Bourse which has been depressed by the situation recovered somewhat on the publication of the announce ment Newspapers have little to say regarding true situation The chief editorial writer of the Kreuz Zeituug devotes a large part of his daily re view to a dispassionate discussion ot GermanAmerican affairs recogniz ing that Washington cannot be re proached for endeavoring to make this best of Americas favorable po sitions as npgards Germany and Allen who resides in the east Britain by bringing pressure of town suffered a broken hip aa a to hear upon both and playing one result of a fall on thice that covagainst another It gives warning ers everything outdoors here Owbowever against over estimation tng to her advanced age and delicate mo importance of such diplomatic health the injury may result The writer doubts wheth lj er President Wilson will commit the foolish act of entering a world war despite all his bellicose utterances on his preparedness tour through the Ho doubts whether Wil son will be able to obtain any defi nite results by bis protests against British interference with trade Therefore the writer says Germany must rely upon herself FUGITIVE OAPTUIlKn O E Bruhn tho Mt Pleasant Iowa Express driver who lsv charg ed with absconding with a package of money has been captur ed at Salt Lake City Utah accord ing to word received by Chief of Police Max Gorman The chiefs in all cities had nrevlously boon ask ed to keep a sharp lookout for the man VILLA fcOOATTCD Special to Tbo GlobeGazette El Paso Feb Villa is located near Tnle about fifty miles east of Gallego according to Gen Gavira commandant at Juarez Ga vlra dispatched one hundred men to reinforce those sent out yeaterday toward Bosquo Bonlto to ald In the capture arid extarmlnatWn ofl the Villa band Heir to Turkish Throne Was Assns slnutotl Turks Union Hays Cherif Pasha Special to The GlobeGazette Paris Feb luzedon whatever may be said was assassin ated by his suite by order of the committee of Union and said Divert Pasha who with Prlnco Sabah Bdin directs the personal movement of the Turkish opposition to a reporter for the Matin Lat terly Yussof had revolted against the dictatorship of the young Turks He becamie dangerous and he has been removed His successor and cousin Vahidedin Is even more hostile to the young Turks than was I should not like to make a predic tion regarding the length of hia life said Cherif Pasha in conclusion SJlATjTj AT JOICB Special to The GlobeGazette Toico Feb broke out in the livery stable owned by Howard Hammer yesterday afternoon but did a very amall amount of damage It was caused by an overheated stove and but for the quick rcspona0 It would have made a big fire as the barn la quite large and contained beside the equipment a Cfmsiderable amount of hay ajul 1C DIM NO Special to The GlobeGazette Garner Fob Leslie niiioms son of Godfrey Rholms wlio lives about three miles north who on Monday so narrowly escaped death in a collision with the north bound Klondike branch of the Hock Island performed his part as groom in a wedding on yesterday While crossing the track in a Ford lie was thrown on one side and the demolished car on the other Leslib was so stunned he could not tell how it happened and received a cut on his head which Wed profusely The physician remedied this by putting in two stitches By Wednesday he was able to go to Britt where he and Miss Susie Manuel were married at oclock At the same time and place Miss Jessie Manuel and Mr Guy Hardman from near Rockwell were also married Tha ceremony was perforjyd by the Methodist miniator of Tlritt at tho home of Mr and Mrs James Mnnuel who are parents to both young ladles Somo twenty five guesln were imme diate relatives of the contracting parties Mr and Mrs Hardman left on the evening train for their home at Rockwell Mr and Mrs Leslie Rheims wont to the Godfrey Rhftims home Both young men are enterprJa Special to The Wilmington Feb beiume known that a mysterious aeroplane had hoou Keen hovering j over the Dupond powder works atj Carneys Point N J on the Dela ware river Monday night but whence it came or whero it went has not been established This was admit ted iy officials of the Dupont com pany wlio said tin employes at Deep Water Point at the southern end of Carneys Point about opposite New castle Delciwsue saw an airship which appeared to be making a cir cular flight It finally disappeared In a southeasterly direction The Dupont company has no idea who was in tho machine or any reason for its presence over tbe iilunt es pecially at night Austin Austin Colgates ambition to be the republican candidate for governor of Now Jersey and sit ill the chair Woodrow Wilson ccupied has led him to buy an interest in the Newark newspapers of Tames Smith sold when the democratic poli tician wont Into bankruptc Tluse are the Newark Morning iCagle and the Newark livening Star While Mr Colgates name does not figure publicly in the sale he is believed to have put up considerable of the money KLT DK ISAGiE AND IHrSSiAX TKKATY GO ARHOHF London Thinks Gcnuimy is ftelt Heady for Now Offeiisivu cm La at Giilais Special to The GlobeGazette London Feb news papers express ha conviction that the Germans are planning a new of fensive on a large scale against the left wing of the allies on the west It is expected tliey will attempt to blast their way to Calais and kirk by use of strong bodies of in fantry supported by enormous masses oC artillery Great activities have been discovered In Ferise also in th trenches near Ypres on Pilbelm roadj where tentative surprise attacks are already unaerway iour Uncle Samuel Establish ii 1ree Quarantine to Protect Western Pino Forests First Decent Day Will THnrt Thompsons ami Sum Srjuuds at traps Tentative Offers of As soon as weather burcmi chooses lo give Mason City a de cent day tho question of the local gun clubs team championship will be settled at the Emery traps The score to be settled lies be tween teams captained by Walter Thompson and Sam Foster Past records would appear to give the advantage to Thompsons team but tile shooting donis by tho Foster com bine in tho last few weeks and tho high percentages made by them in dicate a close match Thompsons squad is composed of that gentleman Joe Konvalinka Dsan Glanville Edgar Stevens and William Orr Fosters teammates arc Glon Kon valinka Matt Barren Lyman Her rlck and Tames Guthrie DHDICATR HIGH SCHOOL Special to The GlobeGazette iKanawha Feb beautiful new high school building has Just been completed hero It haa a beau tiful location facing the west south of the old ones Tho different grades are occupying It for tho flrat this week The highschool Is now on the accredited Hat and IB doing fine work under the efficient super intendency of Prof R D Cnso County Baggs says They are do ing things in public dedication will he held as soon as the state inspector can bo secured Ho has promised an Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Fob 3 Whether the United States will establish i quarantine ou shipments five leaved pines and cultivated black currants from eastern states in or der to protect the white pine for ests oE the country from the blister will be decided by the Depart ment of Agriculture In the near fu ture In order to get all the inform ation available and the views of the people interested in forestry the Horticulture Board will open a pub lic hearing here tomorrow on the subject of quarantine Tbe states affected with this plant disease are Pennaylvanla New Hampshire Vermont Massachusetts Connecticut and Now York Tho tree is now fairly under con trol in those states but it is feared by foresters that if It finds Its way Into the big western forests that it may not be possible to check it Tiie white pine blister rust like citrus blight and blister blight Is an imported disease which came into the United States on Nursery Stock before the passage of tho Federal Plant Quarantine law It 3 said that ninety per cent of tho Infection came from a single Carman nursery iit as Aboard the Ship SYndimf Decision by the Wise Ones in he Stnft Special to Tlic fMoboGanolte Newport News Pub captured British linor iu charge of Gorman crew anchored in the James River off of Newport News shortly after ten oclock Two hundred and fortyCorn persons who have been bold nrs of the Rermans who granted them tho right to leave the were removed to barges and taken to Nor folk to board tin old Dominion liiur for New York whero they expect lo resume their journey to lOngland whither they worn bound when tbe Appam was captured ot the more prominent KnglisFi iiiVKscijfrers including high British colon in I offi jcials came toNowport News Two Jiuuiiiid Detained Pending Hie further decision by tbe state department us in he status of more than iwo hundred others abonrd tho Appam these persons faced a aboard the ship This decision is anxiously awaited by all but the members of the Gorman crew because of the indications Ibnl tbe United Rtnlos government would rule the Appam a prize of war belonging to Ger many Customs Collirtor Hamilton expressed opinion that it would lie two or throo days iiofor all mat ters are set od is i Special to Tlin Lanntng said is no question as to the AppnmV Klalus IK a prize but that thf question of hor disposition Is still involved in a further conrid eration of The coiivonlioii and the PriicsianAmerican Lieu tenant DIMKS refusal to and Brit ish seariKii wlio woiv pondrs on tho TJrlthih will 1 y subject of furlnur ronsldaivitiou POLIO LHUIT AH or Parr of Central School Site Offered Inquiry is reported to have been siadc of members of the hoard of education as to whether an offer of for the west half of tbe Central school building grounds would be considered by tbe school district The board of course had lo ans wer that the matter of selling prop erty owned by the district IB tntirc loy in the hands of the electors and movement looking to the sale of any of the school property must come from tho voters There would be no way the school bonrrt could pivo any lmIiuK option on the property Another Offer Dr BlaisR snld this morning that he also know of one man who stands ready at any time to give for a 22foot front at the southwest cor ner of the block at State and Mich igan At the recent election tho botml only asked for lo purchase a site for tho high school as plenty of property n little farther out could be obtained for about that figure or loss that would be desirable This bond Issue was voted down Proceeds ot a small fraction of the west half of the block would pay for another site leaving a good balance to apply on the cost of tho high school building and cut down the amount of tho bond lesun for HH erec IJpji that was The main duly of the de partment be last few drus bns been to ry donrs at night and directing slrniiirs in the city to the they souk by It has been so lout sijiro there beon an arrest thai some if the cops Kay they have forgot ten how to in one Day aflcr day is icoing by wilh a clean slieci on lite sfrsepnts desk Thp only oxciteuionl nt Ibo station tfiiy putting ii of a blickboiird fnr the officers on which inforuiHUon jiboui trains etc will IIP written Ill 101IX Puil Prebn Mason pre mier wrestler and day wason man at the police depa it homo nursing a railicr se at tack r grip It is slncerly hoprd by liis ninny friend and nc fans particularly Hint biii recovery will lie proiupl o pernnt him tto meet Flert Miindiin at flear iHAt wffnk as Tov Ilirkiml Snys Thai Moran MiiriSi 17 for of Special to Tho Now York Fob KMckard has ftnnoiinced linre lluu JOKJJ Invd had signen a contract at Chi cago to meet Frank Morun hero in a ten round bout on March 17 Ilick ard has guaranteed sixty thousand dollars for the match ot which Wil larrt is lo receive forty thousand and Moran twenty thousand ho snid
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