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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 18, 1916, Mason City, Iowa                                It eel UK clei For Business office CRU S2J For Editorial Hooiiia Coil S8 GlobeGazette Telephones V EEXLY EDITION iti REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY IMPORTANT EVENTS OP THE NEWS NOT YESTKKDAYS e Inilly Ilmirly probably wllli siHiwrrs and in west portion uniKlit slightly 01voniglil VOL XXIII ON crrv IOWA THURSDAY MAY is STATE DEPARTMENT TELLS THEM TO GO TO EL PASO INTOXICATED SOLDIER SHOT BY MEXICAN GUARD Said He Fired at Mexican Sol diers Before They Killed Him He Had Wandered Ovci Bordei1 ice pai coi Special to The GlobeGazette Washington May consuls and vice consuls at Chihua hua Juarez Nogales Durango Ag uas Calintes and Monterey have been ordered to El Paso to confer with General Funston It is announced that the purpose is to provide closer cooperation between the American civil and military authorities hi Watching developments In the border region but may have an effect on the ultimate withdrawal OL American forces The government is depend ing oa the consuls for information on the progress of the Cananna gov ernment in controlling the situation upon which depends the time of of Porshings forces inai n SOLDIER IS SHOT luj Special to the GlobeGazette El Paso May American soldier who crossed the international boundary line a mile and a hall east JaJ of was shot and instantly lnv Killed by Mexican custom guards ei of the incident stating that the American was intoxicated and fired on the Mexicans before they shot him QeneraJ Beli immediately detailed two officers to go to Juarez and be gin an investigation of the shoting NEW ARMY 1HSTOT IS D WKAPOX High Mortality In Recent Fittht Accounted Kur Field Headquarters May S by army motor train to Columbus May high mortality of Mexican bandits in the Ojo Azules fight last Friday wher Maj Robert L Howzes command killed fiUy five Villistas was credited by offi cers here today in part of the ef fectiveness of the new army auto matic 45caliber pistol Most of the fighting was done with pistols by the Americans who ran down the bandits at clase range blow from the big 45 load bullet Is said to bo nearly sufficient In Itself to stagger a horse Accuracy is the strong point of this pistol In former types of army pistols the men found that each weapon was a trifle from absolute accuracy on account of gas In the chamber so that in shooting at a bullseye is was necessary to aim a Htle to the right or left according to the bias of the particular guns The new pistols shoot point blank at more than 100 yards The briefest report of the Latest View of Unbind Which Musi Detiilc Next Diplomatic Move BERNSTORFF SENDS OUT URGENT REQUEST THRU CONSULS OF COUNTRY ASKED TO BE CAREFUL NOT TO VIOLATE LAW ait of Ail Earnest Effort by Germany to Prevent of American Neutrality I Her Subjects Special to The GlobeGazette Washington May through Count Vou Bernstorff has instructed all German consuls in Hie United States to admonish German citizens in their districts to scrupu lously observe all American laws This is done In an effort to end various alleged violations of Ameri can neutrality The ambassador acted on instruc tions from the Berlin foreign office and the action is announced in this official statement from the German embassy In consequence of cases which lave occurred of late the German ambassador has sent instructions to all German consuls in the United States to strongly impress upon Ger man citizens living in their districts jiat it is their duty scrupulously to obey the laws of the state in which as sytfia t in trie ins true tio nfixiesi gn d to prevent plots or lawlessness on he part of German citizens who might be disposed to engage in such he German government it is said ooks with great disfavor upon any uch conduct and desires that they hall not engage in any under tak ngin any way outside the law It is not disclosed whether speci ic cases have been brought to the attention of the German government ut it is made clear that Berlin of icials want the United States and ts people to understand that they iavo not countenanced any illegal ftaira with Mch German citizens r sympathizers in this country liiive een connected von Bern torffs instructions were received ast night and forwarded to the Ger lau consuls immediately Siut IVilhrM Mloimn n Lane b al G nuf f with Gei Ine pictur cabiuel President of tho Unilod Kri nVTi10n f lhc Vv1 10VOS lle controvttsv MCS McAduo and Houston and Postuuistor JJurleson are not in NEW OFFENSIVE IS BEGUN IN THAT SECTION WEST EUN BATTLE LINE STHONft POSITIONS ON KOUKKTO PLATEAU FALL GEUMAN EFFORTS ON VER DUN F1U3NT REPORTED TO HAVE FAILED ATTACKERS LOSE VERY OiTicinl Slakimiit of Jln From Viruiia Tel is ol Ciitins 17 HEAVILY SAY F French Raid German Trenches nl Hill 287 and Kill or Capfuic AH Special to The ilobcGazel ie Berlin May l io The mentK are In progress all along Hi Italian front on which the AusiUlaus began an offensi Special to the GlobeGazette London May the testi nony developed at the hearing open id by the royal commission to inquire nto the Irish rebellion it appeared had received ad the Special to The GlobaGazette Washington May Wilson has accepted an invitation to speak either Friday or Saturday of next week at a meeting here of the League to Enforce Peace of which 1TNIS AXTIDOTK FOR Ciiicimiiiti Doctor Tells Illinois State Medical Society Culciuni Sulphide Is Several Months Champaign May of the Illinois State Medical society in session here today were given the formula for an antidote for bichlor ide of mercury poisoning by Dr B Merrill Rlcketts of Cincinnati This formula which was dlscov redo In my laboratory has been suc was that brought bach to the ad cessfully administered In enough vanced base by Seargeant cases to justify the asertion that it POISONING CASES theoldest of the twenty Apache In dian scouts No one with this ex pedition seems to know Sergeant Chickens age which Is estimated variously at from 70 to 90 Hewas in the van during the pistol battle where his experiences were said to be thrilling enough to fill a booic When urged to tell what he knew Sergeant Chicken said Him damn fine Further details he refused dis close SESTATE ADOPTS AIMIY MEASURE Conference Report on Rcotgnnziation Bill Passes Without Roll Protests are Entered Washington May a live ly discussion of the Mexican situa tion the national guard and the pro posed government nitrate plant the senate tday adopted the conference report on the army reorganization bill without a roll call The bill provides for a regular army of officers and men at peace strength and approximately at war strength and for a ferteralized national guard of 000 officers and men at maximum strength Republicans generally and a few democrats expressed hostility at the retention of the provision for the nitrate plant which Mr Massachusetts said was Lodge of Intended more for the development of a south ern water power concern than for the manufacture of gunpowder The bill lie said was wholly inadequate In its provisions for army the regular is the greatest discovery of the peri said Dr Ricketts In one case a woman in Califor nia who had taken eighty grains of bichloride had been restored to health The formula la simple Adminis ter through the mouth one grain of calciium sulphide for every grain of bichloride which lias been swal lowed Do this every two hours for five doses if the poisoning Is discov ered within fortyeight hours After the fortyeight hour period has elapsed give the same amount of calcium sulphide one grain to one ounce of Though the formula has been in use in Cincinnati for several months it has not been previously given to a scientific body German sources The testimony was iven by Sir Matthew Nathan who esigned as under secretary for Ire and after the rebellion broke out The government had received advices aid Sir Matthew that an attempt vould be made to land arms in Ire and from German submarines and also that rifles had been purchased rom Irish soldiers on home leaving vhile others had been taken in the onntry in passengers baggage Sir Matthew gave this testimony luring a long statement outlining he formation of the National volun eers of which ho declared a small section only had shown themselves as disloyal executives in Ireland be ing in possession of sufficient evi dence of the association of the lead ers with a foreign enemy had decid ed upon their arrest and were dis cussing the matter April 24 when the rebellion broke out He defend ed the failure of the government to disarm the volunteers on the ground that such action might have alien ated the sympathies many loyal volunteers and added there are twentyfive thousand Irish Catholics in the English army fheprepara former President Taft is president K OF 1 MEETAT DUBLQUE Sessions Will Ue Held Sunday Stoii lny Tuesday Dubuque May 18 The annual state convention of the Knights of Pythias of Iowa will he held in this city May 21 22 and 2S More than a 00 visitors will be in attendance of the visit of delegates will be the sunrise automobile rides uo mu sunrise automo le rides i i about the city and In the surround y aljaluion the submarine war tl f PmmfrlTr o n 1 rt to the antipreparednsss committee recent ly suggested that after war all na tions might combine in a league to preserve the peace with a common police force In celebration of the anniversary of the first Hague conference rep resentatives of the Womans Peace party urged President Wilson to talte immediate steps to call a conference of neutral nations to make efforts to end the war in Europe lie was told that a meeting in celebration of the first Hague conference which was ft held in LSOO is being held today in many neutral countries Mrs W Thompson Burch chairman of the lo cal branch of the Womens Peace party Mrs Edward Russell and Mrs lohn J White vice chairman inform ed the president they believed the Special to The GlobeGazette Washington May plan for the reorganization oC the Atlantc fleet which will be announced short ly by secretary Daniels will include the retirement of Admiral Fletcher and VlceAd er of the first division of the fleet with his flag on the Arkansas will succeed Admiral Fletcher maiidorincliief as coin only tiling delaying peace in Europe was the beginning of n movement by neutral nations Ipccial to The GlobcCSazotto London May 18 Sir Edward Grey foreign secretary announced n the house of commons that the overnment has been informed by ir Henry Howard British minister at the Vatican that representations lave been made to Germany by the Vatican with a view of nduciug Ger Admiral Fletcher automatically re turns to his line rank of rear ad miral and probably will be assignei to Important strategec work Reat Admiral Dewitt ColTman one of tht divison commanders of the fleet wl become vice admiral All changes will become effective June 10 Ad Jniral Fletcher has completed his term is coniuuinderincbief ment several days ago The official Austrian statement of May 17 reports the capture of new po silions on tho Doberdo plateau Special to The GlobeGazette Paris May attack was launched by the Auslrians against the Italian front In Southern Tyrol which gradually extended to the en tire Austroftaliati front and it Is be ing followed here with close atten tion It is generally believed In military circles that the groat Austrian offen sive which has been expected for some time past lias at last begun No importance is attached to the falling back of the Italian advance lines which was considered an obvious PAY KOU SONS nony Fnthciof Tdivciii Clmpnmn S r Student wnrd Siilistiinlml Iowa City May reward ol will be paid to the man who recovers tho body of Larern Chap man the Waterloo student who was drowned in the town river at Coral villo when his canoe was swamped at the dam The father of the illfated youth Frank W Chapman a promi nent contractor of Waterloo who was here aiding in tho futile efforts of the searching party to recover tho lifeless form made the offer Human ity was stimulated last night by the material inducement to labor and sac rifice and renewed activities at the dam resulted but all labor has been in vain to the present time Dynamite may be used today to destroy the sub merged rocks near tho dam as the body may be lodged among rocks or caught on some sharp ledge nov STKKt IJUTTOX DI5AWS HOLT Vouth Is Killed by liiinions Unhurt Coin Council Bluffs Iowa May Harry Wells 20 year olrt son of Mr and Mrs William Wells who live near Bedford was hit and killed by a stroke of lightning the bolt being attracted by a steal button on his cap and a steel buckle on his bolt both of which were fused and melt ed by the lightning His father and brother were with young Wells while they were attempting to save some stock from the storm but neither was hurt Lightning has been inusually se vere in western Iowa this spring and within the past two days much live stock has killed ing country and an excursion on tho Mississippi in the steamer St Paul Monday the convention proper will open will solemn high mass at tho St Raphaels cathedral at 9 oclock followed by a business session at the convention ball of the Hotel Julien Duburiue The steamboat ride will occur on Thursday afternoon STRIKE KIOTS Special to The GlobeGazette Washington May Carey Grayson President Wilsons naval aide and physician and Miss Alice Gertrude Gordon of Washington whose engagement was announced several weeks ago will be married in New York May 21 nt St Georges Episcopal church President and Mrs Wilson may attend the wedding OORXKR STOXE Jefferson May corner stone of the new Greene county court house was laid hore Monday with the most appropriate ceremonies by tho Masons of ths county There were present sonic o the grand officers of Iowa and they likewise took Hon B I Salinger 06 tho Supremo court of Iowa gave tile principal ad dress of tho day to a large gathering of people from all parts of the coun try Special to GlobeGazette Washington May house naval committee has voted to aband on the fiveyear building program recommended by Secretary Daniels and decided to build five battle cruisers 10 drcadnaughts and about 25 submarines by tho current naval bill REWARDS FAITHFUL SEKVAXT Marshall town May a service of thirty years as a maid in the home of tho lato A T Birch ard of this city Miss Mary Zatechka yesterday was rewarded when the will of her late employer was nd initted to probate Mr Birchard left his servant his residence property which she is to iiave as her own EO long as she occu pies It aa a residence and does not marry Tho real of his property Jlr Blrch ard divided equally among hlg grand children Kldo AVil Slops in Front Over Chest Causing to Be IieiTtMl by Broken Ida Grove May the 11 yearold son of Mr and Mrs Carl Will who had recently moved to the town of Holslern Troni Canada was struck by an automobile Tuesday af ternoon and almost instantly killed the car passing over his chest and causing the lungs to be pierced by broken ribs The Ind In company with another playmate was walking on the public highway leading out of tho town and another car approach ing them caused the Will boy to stop iu front of a car driven by Dr Port erfeld a veterinary surgeon of Hol filein move as they are not sufficiently strong to resist an attack on alargo scale Although the Italian central posi tion on the Lavorne plateau Is no yet Involved it is thought probublu that the principal effort of the Aus trians will bo made in that direction U seems evident that the Austrian generals intend to try to carry out tlicir former plan of smashlngtheir way through the Vicenxu Plain Tho tuct that heavy reinforcements have been moved up under cover of a form idable series of urts stretching from olgaria and Lava rone favors the be lief that Vioenzii is the real objective of tho effensive French military au thorities are satisfied that the V tiians are doomed to failure Horlln Hay this inornlnK of lluee iiUnclcs by tho IVeuih nyaimf u posi tions Oil Mil itttl 1101tllAVtfSl Of Verdun is imiuumcccl by he war olifcc Special to Tho Paris Mlly atUcka were made by German troops cm tho vorUun front last night in an effort to capture the redoubt at Avucourt The official slatcment says tho Germans were repulsed each time and that they lost French troops after severe lighting captured a German fort on the northeast slope of Hill No 304 and tlirce German trenches north of Mill 287 werr ed by the French forces which lulled or captured tho occupants of tbeso positions On the Verdun front east of tho Mouse artillery on both sides was ac tive during the night Two aeroplanes dropped eighty more shells on the railroad station al Met on the night of May 1C All those who desire to vote on the question of Womans Suffrage must register If they arc not already qualified voters In the precinct in which they expect to vote It Is only necessary to register once in four years providing do not move Prom one precinct to another It will not be necessary to register It vou are already a qualified voter If you simply want to vote at the pri nary election you can do so without There will bo two ballots given you when you go to vote one tho arge white ballot on which appear he names of all canddates for of rice This you mark and voto A econd ballot will be given you and in this you will vota your preference or against extending i he ight of suffrage to the women loth allots aro important The registration board will bo in ossion in each of the voting pro mcts on May 25 27 on June and again on June 5th but you an only register on June fith prnvid KIOITSI FOIl 1115110 SfjtdHotiril licculvcs Offer For Head of Pure Crcil Hoi steins Dos Moines May stata board of control has refused an oClsr of for sixteen head of pure bred Holstuin cattle belonging to the herd kept a I Mount Pleasant herd originally cost Under the iiiiuiiigeinuiit of Eichjn hoinicr thu hord bus been built up so that it bag decidedly alile Mr Kichnnhciiuor lias made v repu tntion for liioiself in taking canof tins bord and developing it lie has received several or era from outside concerns and it is mulorstood has cidcri to accept an offer from Kansas City wlfro in will be the superin tendent of a big dairy farm VISIT ssee Insptct School tcdiir ldlls SInto Cedar Falls May Iowa and making a study of its nrtil calional institutions a delegation of notables from Tpiimssee wero guests of President If II Seerley of Teachers college today The I was composed he governor of Tennossoe the chancellor of tiio state university ho president of tbo state normal school the state snpor intondent of public instniHicin tin members of the stale board of edu cation and several other prominent citizens of the southern common wealth Secretary IT Oommill of Ihn Iowa stale hoard of education rind Chairman Boyd of tlio bunri HiKtin commlltoo accompanied ihcparty TWO HAliNS JU Sioux Rapids May I 7Vcstorda morning oclock the people wero aroused by tho firo holl As quickly as posible nie fitomen wora m the scene Tho fire is Lo have started barn as that was supposed Kidmans a maw of AT Tnfferson 18 Two of our most prominent young people Miss Tholma Bennett and Mr Ora Hall slipped one over on their relatives tuul many friends Monday evening when they eloped to Des Moincs and wcra married When the parents of Miss Bennett learned of tho affair they sought tho services of Sheriff Canfield who tried to follow them to the Capital city but failed Later how ever tho young lady called up her parents and notified them her marriage to Mr Hajl Poth come Ijrpni the fcesfc b this city ng you wore out of tho city during was startcrl H the preceding four days of rods ration when discovered II is supposed tho The following will act as registrars in their respective wards First precinct First ward T P Hill T P Stanbty Second precinct First ward D T Parrel L W Phillips First precinct Second ward Rider s Q Diiffleld Second precinct Second H ONeal H Alifz First precinct Third ward T r Willson O A Jfackson Second precinct Third ward M 1 Collins T T Shannon First precinct Fourth ward A P Munson Ted Winter Second precinct Fourth ward F H Boydeat T L Nolan tnniips Mr Kidman lost iwo cars an Ovorlantl and a Ford Mr Travis also was burned with all its contents copting tbo Tho loss is vtiy lioavy for brjtli gintleiucn as but insinanco was carried McliinrJiil The committee having in the Memorial Day program Was in session Ibis morning but as yet the has not been coruplotod for publication H h expected that the Second Infantry hand will as In the observance Uf tho day and that a chntua of school children from tho pubUo schools will bo pres ent   

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