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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 9, 1916, Mason City, Iowa                                TUICKAWKKK WKRKLV Business office call 32 For Editorial Rooms Call 28 GlobeGazette Telephones VOL XX1U 0 THK NOT The Weather Fair tonight and Tuesday cooltitonight oust iiiicl portion probably lijht frost norllicast jjmtion warm Tiies HASOX CITY IOWA TUKSDAY MAY 9 1 Hi Irish Secretary Quits MEXICAN BANDITS MAKE FRESH AID ON SMALL U S OUTPOST SEN FUNSTON HAS FULL AUTHORITY TO PURSUE Cavalry Rushed to Scene of Uiad to Scour Country for the Outlaws Responsible Special to the GlobeGazette Alpine May I through the wild mesas of northern Coaliuila seventy or more bandits that raided the American settlement of Glenn Springs arid Bouquillas last b Friday killing three cavalrymen and 9yearold boy are believed to be gading into the interior mani ples from the scene of the depre lion Augustine Binell At the same time Premier Asquith announced in the House of Commons that four Irish conspirators includ ing Patrick H T Pearse for five days president ot the Irish repub had been shot he also an nounced that Augustine Birreil sec retary for Ireland in his cabinet had resigned The Irish have been very much opposed to the policy nf Birreil Will Send Note to Kaiser ing Well Play With Hif Long as Submarines tinue to Be Special to The GlobeGazette Washington May note to Germany has practically been corn Meted and probably will go forward Berlin today It will be made pub ic soon afterward It is understood t will be brief informing Germany hat as ong as the new instructions to submarine commanders are ob served diplomatic relations will be continued but that the United States cannot allow Germany to dictate its negotiations with Great Britain WANT AUTONOMY NOT1CK Commencing with the week of May 15 11G the Twlce aWeel GlobcGazetto will be issued weekly Extra pages will be run whenever neces sary to give all the news us ually carried The sharp ad vance in the price of print pa per ink and all other ma terials entering into newspa per production renders it ini ssue a twicea ir per year Special to The GlobeGazette Washinton May Que on Philippine commissioner who as been urging Philipinne inde Jendence told President Wilson that 10 and his followers had abandoned I SlCla1 tp Tho lie idea of freedom in the near fu Few Soldiers Saved When Goes Dowis in the Mediferrancan JirHisli Siibmaine Sunk May detachment of soldiersforming at Glen Springs where vir tually wiped out In a raid by Villa bandits across the border Friday night according to the reports receiv ed by General Funston today from Major O B Meyer of tho Fourteenth oavalry stationed at Marfa Texas Set Firo to Ciunp Major Meyer reported the raiders riiumbering fifty set fire to the patrol camp and fired on the troopers as they tried to escape in the dark Three American soldiers were kill red two were wounded and four have lot been accounted for The bandits after attacking the camp looted Glen Springs killing according to the reports the 10year old son of Ellis Woods a wax plant grower Captures Storekeeper The same band was reported early today as having raided Boquillas and then crossed into Mexico tak L ing with them a storekeeper named 3eemera Two troops of the Eighth cavalry 1 from El Paso and two of the Four teenth from Fort Clark have left here on special trains for Marathon nearest point of the attack Mar on is eightyfive miles from the ne of the killings fnce English Find That Dublin Ros ter of Officials Especially in Post Offices Was Honey Special to The GlobeGazette Lwhlc as been reported by British Dublin May 8 The government is making a rigorous examination in to all its local departments with the object of purging them of rebels The Sinn Fein Insurrection has revealed that many branches of the govern ment service particularly the post office have been honeycombed with disloyalty Investigation thus far has uncovered the case of a high postoffice official who lived in a louse which had been used as an ar senal by the rebels A large maga zine of explosives arms and ammu nition was discovered in this house lire and hoped congress would pass he house bill giving a greater share of self government to the islands but setting no date for independence IOWA MEM1JERS GO TO CHICAGO CONVENTION Republicans of Plan to Attend MeotiiiK in a llody Washington D May publican members of the Iowa dele gation plan to attend the Chicago convention in a body provided con ditions in congress permit It is ex pected an agreement will be entered into by the congressional leaders whereby business In house and sen Berlin via wireless to ate will be practically through the conventions suspended The house members feel they owe it to the Cummins movement to ba on the ground and take a hand in May sinking of an allied transport in the Mediterranean late in April with the loss of nearly all the 600 Russian troops who were on board is reported In advices from Corfu says the Overseas News agen cy today The transport was sunk by striking a mine about the same time the Brit ish battleship Tlussell met a simi lar fate the advices stated British Submarine Sunk TheBritish submarine E31 was sunk by the gunfire of a German warship to the west of Horn reefs off tho west coast of Denmark on the morning of May 5 it was announced by the Gorman admiralty today The admiralty report also an nounced the destruction of a hostile aeroplane by German airmen with help of a torpedo boat off the Flander coast and the capture of an other aeroplane by torpedo boats It also admits that the Zeppelin L7 Scott and Ohioifon to Hsivu Final Session on Protocol This Aflonioon Is Expectation Special to The GlobeGazette El Paso May announced at 10 oclock Unit the next conference with Generals Scott and Funstou would be this afternoon Generaj Gavirn Carranza command er in Juarez said that Mexicans take the view that the Big Bend raid was instigated by interventionists and that no great importance attached to it Tor that reason Aincihan Mixes in UK Irish Washington May 8 Secretary Baker today stated that the war de partment considers the agreement under which the army began the pur suit of tho Villa bandits still in op oration and that under its terms General Funstoii will take any steps necessary to the band which Friday night raided the Big Bend country without further instructions Special to The GlobeGazette Paso May James M Sullivan former A last evening He goes real1 to The text of the statement follows Aeroplane Shot Down on his hands and that the prospects for carrying Oregon against IIughes and Burton are not the best SCALDED IN HOT WATER Oskaloosa Iowa May son of Mr Mrs n J was perhaps fatally burned whon he fell into a pan of scalding water which had been placed on the floor of their lirniso IJGHTNIXfJ HITS 1JAUX 5ARRANZA MI3N WITH REBELS IX BORDER ATTACK El Paso May days ago a number of the Carranza ranza garrison at Boquilla the Mexi can town just across the Rio Grande from Boquillaa suddenly dlsappear ed They have not been heard from since There has been a suspicion they may have deserted to the Villlatas Military men here today thought they might have participated in tho ld on the Texas border towns It became known today that Gen bObregon is having Increasing diffl joulty in retaining the loyal coopera tion of some ofhis military men in tentative agreement he has en tered into with the American chief ftof staff From Gen Pershings column there came also the news that there an increasing number of Carranza desertion to Villa leaders In some cases small detachments of Carranza troops passing in a body to Villas porganizatlon by these deserters Villas men in Chihuahua were re ported to be gathering in greater force than ever in front of Gen Pershings columns No disposition to doubt Gen Pershinga ability to j care for himself was evident at 1 here but It was feared he might bo forced to withstand attack l i FREAK WINDSTORM LaCrosso May vlo Jent gftlo lifted the roof from the grandstand al the LaCrosse ball park iinti dropped It upon a passing street filled with passengers The mo r toyman was scrlously hurt and sev erkl passengers Injured The grandstand was demolished Demented Jinn Awnits Hearing Be fore Commissioners of Insanity George Jackson la as crazy as a bed bug at least that was the opin ion of those who Jlieard him talk in the sheriffs ofice this morning He says that be finds it might be hard tn break into the county jail when a man wants to He imagines that some one is after him to take his life and there IE where he shows that he Is mentally unbalanced He said that he reported at the police office in this city last night and they gave him lodging and this morning he was to hit tho dust Instead of doing this he marched Into thesheriffs ofice and asked to bo taken care of He says that he knows that he is crazy and yesterday he said that ihe came pretty nearly using a knife on a man so that he could get somo one to take care of him Ho said that he didnt care whether he was sent to the peniten tiary or to the so that he could keep out of sight and get rested up He is a man fifty four years of age and worked at the shoe repairing trade at Ft Dodge for n year prior to coming to tha city He is apparently not only worn out physically but mentally as well This afternoon the commissioners of insanity will investigate Structure on Fmm Near ShuUo Ifock is Destroyed by Fire Special to The GlobeGazette Marble Rock May totally destroyed the barn of Andrew Jan dnll on a farm located a quarter of a milo west of this place last ev ening at about oclock The barn was struck by lightning For a while It was feared that the dwell ing house would be burned as the wind whipped the flames in that di rection The barn was a large one and contained large Quantities of grain and hay Five head of cattle and several hogs were killed A corn crib and machine shed the latter of which was a landmark of this comuunity with It contents were destroyed The machine shed was built fifty ears ago of native oak lumber The j loss was estimated at 55000 of vhich part la covered by insurance Off te Flanders coast oa the aft ernoon of May 6 an enemy aero plane was sbot down in an air com bat with the cooperation of a Ger man torpedo boat The arrival of Qritisb forces impeded the rescue of the inmates On May 6 German torpedo boats damaged a British aeroplane and made prisoners oi both the piloting officers Britished submarine E13 was sunk west of Horn reefs on tha morning of May 5by the artillery fire of i German airship Airship L7 has not returned irom a recounoitering trip According to the British report British sea forces onMay 4 destroyed the air ship in the North Stalwart oi Old Guard conference regarding the status American troops in Mexico and the attitude of tho Mexican army Gen Obregon and Carranza already had approved in a general agreement inade by him and Scott and the lat ter was convinced that full author ity to close negotiation would be received In time Eor signing a prot ocol late today General Scott and General Fuus ton regarded lie military operations in tho Big Bend region of Texas as only indirectly related Lo the con ferences Telegrams and letters from all along the Texas border are being forwarded to Funston urging that he use the state militia tor border protection on some charge in connection witli Hie Irish rebellion KUSS1AXS INSPECT DAM Cwws Roy ill Visit Missis sippi Poiver Secures Much Information Aljtuit Concern Keokuk May list of notables was added to the already large number of official visitors to the Mississippi River Power com panys plant at Keokuk yesterday when the members of the royal rtis sian commission arrived in Keokuk from St Louis and spent the after noon here They were greatly interested in everything that they were shown in IFHIIAL SAY THAT HAS KlilSX VEHY SEVERE RISXCII CLAIM ALL ASSAULTS C oniuuis Aladc Serious Ellods in or Hill No Wi pecial fo The GlobeGazette Paris May of great lolenco continued last night and tills loniing on the Verdun front Fur ous German attacks near Hill broken by the French the rnr office announced U S Troops Have Killed About 17 Villa Outlaws Com pared Six Troopers Killed Amoriran Special to The GlobeGazette Field Headquarters near Miuni quipa Mexico May punitive expedition under General Pcrsliiug has accounted to date for about 175 Villa bandits slain and more than 300 wounded Meanwhile the Americans luivo lost Kix killed a ratio of almost 20 slain for every American life ost In wonnded handily stit nrcd more than thirty casualties for every American hit by a bullet While xpeditionaiy force have lost one of ficer the Mexicans have bad half a GUTS RIG IIORSH CONTRACT T A Shninemiarj will buy Head for Nations Washington Iowa May A Slmmerman returned today from St Louis where he made a contract to buy honrses for Europe In quan tities aa follows For England 000 for French for Italians for Belgians and for the United States In all iS 200 head Mr Simmerman will establish lo cal buyers In many Iowa towns and cities The contract lions of dollars involves mil Special to The GlobeGazette Field Headquarters Namiqiiipa May 8 Twenty warmad Apache Indian trailers took a prom inent part in the recent battle at Ojos Azulcs according to reports brought here by officers JiAISV WANDRIVRI WAV F1KXU HKK IfOAlK Went From and to the Clark Klecirlc Co Shop prize for a runaway mara thon by a baby should probably go to tho little twoyearold girl of Mr and Mrs Roy McEwen This little elf escaped from her play ground on the front porch of the McBwen home on Madison avenuo lust above Ninth and made her way n safety clear down town to the shop of the Clark Electric company before sho was noticed and It Is a mystery how she crossed HO many busy streets without injury and for that matter It is surprising that slie got so far without being noticed by any cue connection with the big plant in th Mississippi river at this point Those who composed the part were Gen A W Sapognikoff T H Capt P A Mozosoff Capt T Giffard R F Capt W W Ozan owsky and Prof B A Bahmetoff The commissioners were met by rep rosentatlves of the Mississippi Hivei Power company The royal Russian commission is in charge of all military matters ii behalf of tho Russian government in the United States and ItH pcisonne is largely made up of prominent en gineers of Iho Mars domains I I oxen of Special to The GlobeGazette London May von Bue jj low former imperial chancellor has been summoned to headquarters by Emperor William according to a dispatch to the Exchange Telegraphic from The Hague His visit adds the dispatch la said to be of great political significance REP W A RO OEM BE Representative William A Rodon rg of Hast St Louis was caught by ho photographer In Washington in his usual fighting aggressive mond HFI is one of tho stalwarts of the old unrd In the party anil ho is going to bo heard from at the Chicago con vention SUNDAYS WAS OlT Or OKDINAHY Moiirh Suits Drought Out of Ilididnu Ilntus Yesterday Although yoRtordiiys temperature was not a record breaker It was n little out of tho ordinary for this time of year Tho highest Inmpora turo registered was Sil above which would do justice lo a midsummer day and juntlflcd tlio appearance of Palm Bench BultH several of which woro seen Tho children of tho clly took advantage of the good woathor nncl fully n hundred onjoyod nn afternoon at East Park on the municipal playgrounds Al though tho tompornturo Is more mild today tho warmth of yesterday wan a gentlo reminder that woll have an early auninier tlioir most itnport uid killed Significance of ihis snowing was it was made against some nf hu mom desperate fiffliters in whose reputations ranked among military men pro duced by five years of Mexican revo lution More important than the number of bandits killed has been their complete loss of morale No where will they stand any longer to fight Americana After a few shota from advantageous ground the ban dits run abandoning their good po sitions before the Americans are on iqual terms This has been demon strated in the last two fights with he bandits AN KMCMY OF iHUMAN 1T Jlo Hits Done I0v in His Power to Avoid Berlin via May an interview with the National Zett lames W Gerard American ambassador is quoted as saying In this crisis as in all previous I attached the greatest value to removing misunderstandings ibe twcen Germany and America and did everything in my power that acoh llict between the two countries might be avoided I want no war between Germany and America I have never wuzitod and shall never want one I assure you that the accusation that I am an curmy of Germany Is ally wrong I bave never done anything to justify tho charge that 1 liale Gorman chiiraclcristifs or man Sixty lt Victims San Antonio siiDplomontary report received by the southern depavtmont here tonight Maj lioliort L Ilncliwnid is by urea Out by of Agiiciiltnio Today Special to The GlohoGnxetlo Washtngotn May The govern ment report of crop conditions Hay t and last year Ten year aver igriculture today shows Winter wheat condition is per ent as compared with 78 3 on April and last year Ten year aovr igo per cent Indicated crop Is against 000 In Vpril and In May last when the final allowed iOO bushels Abandoned acreage l ncres jigainst 1 OS 000 last ear area remaining for harvest 33 aKainnt last year Rye per cent against 87 S cr cent last month and 03 l per cent ist year Ten year average Hay on the farm May 1 00 tons against 8 IRS 000 Last yoar or centaRc spring plowing done Tay 1st wan 70 against 7S 3 last ear and ten year average per ill Per rent of planting last ear and ton year averngc of pastures 85 2 against last year and ten year average f So 9 Condition of meadows gainst last year and ton year verage of par cent llowxes fight with Mexican bandits at Ojos last week iiHreasad Die number of Mexican casualties to 55 dead and 50 wounded instead of 42 killed Tiie bandit lotcos num bered 140 Among the Mexican dead were three colonels Three oilier leaders of this band who escaped are report ed lo be reuniting with the Villa forces in the vicinity of Satovo Gen Iershings report Indicated that those Mexicans not killed 01 wounded would be captured shortly OAlSKS UKATIi McGregor Iowa May days ago Gerald Minney 17year old son of Mr and Mrs Georgia Min ney stepped on a nail while at work The foot swelled up causing much palu The Jiiflaninintiou disappeared and tho foot apparently healed Yesterday lockjaw set in and the lad died In convulsions eighteen hours later AVTO Dccoiiih May S Albert Grinna a young farmer was found loaa under his automobile last oven ing lu a ravine north of tho How the accident occurred known is not The place where the accident oc curred is rough and the side of the iond lined with UWO KIRK ALARMS The firo boys unre given a Httlo work out Sunday evening and night U an alarm at 422 Washington took the big engine to ho location of the fire In some nanner not known wires got crossed and of at bo rear of noffs residence were anse wjvs remedied a fire in the Attorney Sen eminent The iltle elf escaped from her play call came in This time tho lighter njiine made the nm to First and Sutler streets A big pile of alack coal had caught fire from spontan eous combustion The firo was Irowned after turning the hoae oa t lor some time   

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