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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 15, 1916, Mason City, Iowa ADVERTISING Telling what you wnnt In a few lines of getting what you wont is simple and easy the GlobeGazette way WEEKLY EDITION REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE WORLDTOD AyS NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS ShoweiK this afternoon or to night vuoleii northwest por tion Friday fair VOL XXIII MASON CITY IOWA TIIUHSDAY 15 NO 201 DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION PURSUING EVEN TENOR Y OF ITS WAY TODAY SUFFRAGE BOOSTERS NOT VERY OPTIMISTIC TODAY That Hesolutions May Straddle on Subjeet ol P Etiual Rights for Women LIKE OF THE ALLIES Mass Meetings Held to Protest Afjaint Blpckncle Orders of and English Special to The GlobeGazette Athens via London June attitude of the Allies toward Greece was denounced at a number of meet ings here today at which resolutions were adopted expressing loyalty to King Constantiiie and confidence in the policy of Minister Skouloudis The resolutions protested against the blockade of Grecian port establish ed by England and Prance and de nounced the conduct of the Allies to ward neutral nations and especially toward the president of the United to The GlobeGazette Washington June of Pennsylvania has been selected by President Wil son to Siiieced Chairman Mc Combs of the democratic nation al fOiimiittee The president has notified the ttdiiiiiiistration lead ers at St It is believed that McCormick will be able to harmonize the different elements of the party Special tp The GlobeGazette St Louis June presen tation of a report by the Rules cpm Inlttee recommending that nomina tions be made tonight Wie democrat Ac convention adjourned at until oclock tonight when nomina tibus will begin Senator James de livered his speech as permanent chairmanfinishing at Tliie iepprt of the permanent or making a ary officers pornianerit was adopted William F Hastings postmaster nt Buffalo N Y dropped dead at the Maryland hotel here today He was holding bae proxy of Mayor Fuhr mann of Buffalo a delegate lo the conveution Committee members were surpris ed by Wilsons selection of McCor mick although it was known the name was under consideration The committee will formally name McCor mick at the Saturday morning meet ing Special to The GlobeGazattc St Louis June the suhcommitete of the Resolutions com mittee was engrossed in its work of platform building the program of the Democratic convention today called J for permanent organization of the I convention and another keynote time by permanent and addresses by known leaders in the party Every delegate was provided with Ja flag and carried a noiseproducing llnstruineut Thus all were prepared stir up even more enthusiasm than yesterday The suffragists fighting for an equal rights plank today regarded the resolutions subcommittee ap pointed last night as none too favor able to the cause Only three of its members were outspoken for suf frage while four are against it It was sledared The other two mem bers Chairman Stone and former Representative Palmer of Pennsyl vania are believed to hold an arbi tration view of the situation which is for indorsement of suffrage but not for a constitutional amendment plank The committee on credentials settled atew contests appealed to It from the action of the national com mittee Its report to the convention is expected to take but a few minutes With a copy of Wilsons suggestiona for planks in the hands of every member the subcommitte on resolu tions started work on the actual framing of the platform Chairman Stone said the draft would not be ready before night The committee on rules voted unanimously to rec ommend to the committee that nomi nations be made at 8 oclock tonight Nominations Tonight Temporary Chairman Glynn called the convention to order at a The convention leaders let it be known they favored making nomi nations tonight whether or not tho platform is completed Just before order was called tho band played ar uitHtipyhen aong The crowd liked it and cheered The committee on permanent organization formall named Senator Ollie James perma nent chairman J Bruce Kremnr of Montana permanent secretary E K Britton of North Carolina perma nent associate secretary John I Mar tin of St Louis permanent Sergeam arms and recommended that all other temporary officers be made permanent nvyan William J Bryan got his usual re coption when he took his place in the Press stand Tho soloat In the ban Bland sanj Valce Up the preparedness song as Bryan waa tak oiiventioii of School Officeis llciri Hold at Court House This After noon 1 red Cram principal of trio Central schools of Mason City was elected superintendent of the schools of Cerro Gordo coun ty by tile school officers con on the first ballot get ting 13 of the 23 votes in tho convention vote was as follows Cram IS Walker 5 Connors 3 a First Complete Photo of CabinetSt Louis Convention Will Endorse CLAIM GERMAN EFFOHTS TO GAIN LAST NIGHT ALL CHECKED From Left to Wilson Secretary of Treasury MeAcloo Attorney tienitliil T W Groovy Secretary of Navy lost rlius Daniels Secretary of Houston of Kiatr Koboit Lansing Secretary of Labor of IK linker I liurlosuii Secretary of Interior Kraiiklin Lane auO Secretary or Commerce Itudfield This is the first of the reconstructed cabinet of President ermstiliiUii lie Democratic administralion which the National renomination by acclamation of the president photograph of the cabinet Robert Lansing has takenMr Bryans place as secretary of state Newton 13 has taken secretary of war and Ihomas W Gregory lias taken Mr McHeynolds place as attorney general Mr Garrisons place a a Mr Cram will assume office as soon as the formalities of bond cuii be arrtxiiged Delegates from the various school districts of Cerro Gordo county are holding a conyention at the court louse this afternoon for the purpose of electing a successor to C T Ben son as superintendent of schools Mr Benson resigned to enter pri vate business after long and valu able service to the educational in terests of the county and County Auditor Frost as secretary of the county board of education called this convention to no me his succesor This morning the auditor made up i list of the delegates whose creden tials had thus far been recieved but only about half of then were on hand most ofthe delegates appar ently intending to bring them with them when they came Each district hoard elects a dele gate and an alternate to the conven tion Cram an Applicant There was much interest locally in the convention because Fred D Cram principle of the Central schols here and long in the teach ing service in Mason City Is an ap plicant and has been generally con sidered to have the best chance of obtaining the place The convention was called to ord er shortly ofter 2 p by Auditor Frost credentials committee ap polled and organization eCfected The Applicants Applicants for the position were Pred D Cram Mason City T P Walker of Manchester Dela ware County Gertrude Connors of Des Jtoineg Wilson Byerhoff principal consol idated schools at Thornton D W Hoadloy of DPS Moines All applicants were invited to ad dress the convention set forth their qualifications for the position they sought MOOSK AttE LOST TO 1KMO CKAOV ORAXK JSKMHVttS St Louis Tune Tl of Chicago who was on the Wilson finance committee four years ago arrived in the city yesterday to attend the convention I would like to get the Progres sives into the Democratic party but I dont know Jus thow it can be said Mr Crane Ninety per cent of the Progressives formerly were Republicans and I suppose are likely to return to that party I am for President Wilsons re nomination and reelection So for as the vice presidential nomination is concerned I persume the fact that two senators are to be elected In Indiana makes it advisable to re nominate Vice President Marshall The Senate is HO close that which ever party elects the two Indiana senators may KING ALBERTS MEN MAKCH ING INTO THE INTEU OF COUNTUY MARKED SUCCESSES KElOHTEW TO IIAKVE Heard ol he Four Columns of Expeditionary Force That Is Breaking Gorman Power in Dark Continent Special to The GlobeGazette Havre via Paris Tune stantial progress for the Belgian forces invading German Bast Africa giving them control of the entire northwest section of the colony is claimed in the official statement by the Belgian war office today Our right column continues the state ment after occupying Usumbura on June S is continuing the March toward Kiteea In the center two columns have reached respectively Lnsaraki and Kasima the latter lo cality being 125 miles east of Nsam buruux The left column Jias readied Kugara where it holds the approach es to Lake HAMPTON SCHKiUJLSO Special to The GlobeGazette Hampton June newly organized baseball team of Hampton played the Williams nine at Williams yesterday will be pitted against Aek ley Friday at that place and on Sat urday will piay a game on the home grounds with the famous Boston Bloomer Girls as opponents ing his seat The hall rang with cheers and applause When woTcl went around the Rules committee would recommend the nominations bo marie tonight the convention managers and officers the national committee declared thoir confidence that the plan would go through Continued on Page Special to The GlobeGazette Butte June bomb in mail poucIiea being transferred from one road to another exploded today wrecking the Oregon Short Line mai car It is reported the package con taining the bomb was addressed to the governor of Utah HAMPTON GIRL DIKS Special to The GlobeGazette Hampton June 1 Kline Brownell a former Hampton girl died in a Cedar Kapids hospital an the remains were brought here Mon day evening Knneral services wer held at the Baptist church Tuesday afternoon in charge of Rev Nleol o the Christian church hero nnrl her pastor of the samo denomination fro7n Cedar Rapids She was a sis ter of W T and P AI Kline this ty Bodies Heeovenul From Wreck ol Coastwise Most of Passengers and Crew ipecial to The GlobeGazette liuicka Juno bodies have been recovered from tlio steamer Bear wrecked lust night and two boatloads of survivors are already landed mid one boat is trying to land and tho remain ing passengers and iiew are said to he aboard the tug Kelicf Kurvivors of the 2 Hi persons aboard the Hear were accounted for ami five known to have perished at noon today Special to The GlobeGazette Eureka June of the life boats carrying the 100 pass engers and members of the crew who abandoned Lhe steamer Bear of the San FranciscoPortland Steamship Company when she piled up in the fog on Sugar Loaf rock near Capo Mcndociuo late last night had been picked up ut day break The battleship Oregon and steamer Grace Dollar which answered 3 O S calls of ttie stranded liner have been patrolling the vicinity of the wreck since early morning at a loss to know what became of the survivors A tug and alife saving crew from this port are also at the scene Tbo crew numbered 82 The order abandon the vessel was given at night all getting away TWO THOUSAND A HOUND TOHHHON REACH JUAKE2 TODAY FAMINE CONDITIONS FACED BY COUNTKY Said That Civil Population Would Welcome Intervention to llriruj Heliel From Present Situation special to The GlobeGazette El Paso Juno 1 thous and refugees including four Ameri cans arrived at Jure early today from Chiluialiua arid Uie district a round Torreon The Americans de clared that famine conditions pre vail around Torroon and that the ci vil population would welcome Ameri can intervention or any other meas ure measure relieving the dangers starvation The newest issue of Car ranza currency they say is absolute ly williout purchasing power San Francisco June naval radio station on Goat Island re ports the steamer Grace Dollar is taking to Eureka sixtytwo passen gers rescued from the steamer Bear Special to Tlio GlobeGazette Hampton Juno I illness of some eight months terminated Mon day when Prank Loss passed away ar his home on Maple street at the age of 54 years 5 months and 10 days Last October lie was the victim of an accident when a team ran away and badly injured him From the effects of this ho never fully recovered He was born at Cottage Grove on January 2 1862 lie had worked at different places in this country in Deg and North Dakota but for sev eral years lias resided in this city and worked upon Uie streets or for the Iowa Contra Railroad Company He was married in this city Octo ber si 18S7 to Miss Mary White who survives him No children wore born to them Two brothers Charles L of Minneapolis and Philo of Brad ford and one sister Mrs O A Cum in ings survive Funeral services were held Wednesday at the family home conducted by Rev George n Nicol and burial was In the Hampton ceme tery Reported in San ljnacio Gray Pinsues Outlaws Witli Twc Troops ivt Cavalry Special to The Laredo June American soldiers were hilled and seven wounded in a 1teht vvilh Mexican ImiiditH at San Ig niuio arciiiflitif to reports brought here The finht occnr rtwl on Hie American side The hiindits who numbered 1OO aro reported to have lost six killed and SCVCIM wounded Tiio Amcricam engaged ac cmiini to nliurts wciv Troops I and M of the JAiurleenlli cav alry under and to tal about 110 men It staled lulcr than n American soldior died Ijiilu reports say of the wtrkilled Outlaws Special to The GloteGaxctte San Antonio June Gra with two troops of Ihe 14th cavalr today began the pursuit of the baud of Mexicans who atUicked Americans at San Ignacio and it is assumed at General FHustons headquarters Uiat lie would follow Uie bandits across the river into Mexico The Mexican attack occurred at 2 a m and was met with a spirited de fense and at the end of a half hou lie Mexicans were retreating Six Mexican bodies were recovered Officials have nut ascertained names of the Mexicans leaders nor to what they belong SOS1E ACTIVITY IN KEG ION OF VOSGES No Inlanlry Ficjlitinji of on Either Hank of he Meuso Last Nijjlit Hays lie Itrporl Special to The Paris une 1 Germans aro continuing their violent bombard ment of the French positions north or Souville Uie key to the inner de fenses oT Vcrduii the official state ment says today infantry fight ing occurred on either bank of tho Mouse last night On the Vosges front some minor German attempts to allude tho French line were made but complete ly failed according to the statement Hussiaiis Checked Special to The GlobeGazette Berlin June to Say troops in Uukowlna are making a stand north oE the capitalof the crown land and are holding the Russians to the east of the city Repulse of the Rus sian attacks from both sides is an nounced in the official headquarters statement from Vienna Rrrssiantroops in dense attacked the Teutonic lines near Przewloka but wcro repulsed by Geenral von Botlitners troops army headquarters announced today liriiisti Constantinople June of an attempted advance by tlio Brit ish force remaining on the Tigris be low Kut lit Amara after the sur render of General Toiviisund is of ficially announced today Italians Make Gain Rome June surprise attack on Austrian positions oast ot Monfalcono resulted in the Italians capturing the Austrian trenches after a severe taking several hundred prisoners and seven ma chine guns Nykoping Sweden via London m German mer chantmen which were coining from the north convoyed by an auxiliary cruiser and some torpedo boats and armed trawlers were attacked early this morning by a squadron of Rus sian destroyers torpedo bats and submarines near tho Swedish cast The German convoy was dispersed and the merchantmen fled toward tho coast It is reported that some of the vessels were sunk Germans Heavily Copenhagen via London June In the Baltic fight the Dagcns Nyhcdcr says the Russian squadron won an important victory The Russians had six destroyers and several submarines and were go ing at such speed that the Germans were falcon completely by surprise and only fired one shot then made for port In the utmost hante The German auxiliary cruiser was the Koemig von Sachsen which aho was seen to sink and it is supposed that all of Its crew were 200 Shots Heard London June Router dis patch from Nykoping Sweden gives a report of a naval engagement in tho Baltic between midnight and 1 oclock this morning at a point near Hevrlnge It la supposed that six German armed which were Note Is Finished Special to The GlobeGazette Washington June Lansing today laid before President Wilson the completed draft of a note to Carranzu replying to tlio demand for the withdrawal of American troops The reply probably will not ie forwarded until next week It is understood the note flatly refuses withdraw the until the defacto government has shown its ability to properly police the border states It also said the note will make a sharp rejoinder to the suggestions of the Mexican communication which Ihe officials regard as discourteous and uncalled for IJohel Captured Special to The GIolicGazede Pield I leadquarlers June Ra dio to Columbus N Pe dro Lujan one of most prominent Villa chieftains remaining alive war captured yesterday by Captain Tur ner commanding troop M of the Thir teenth cavalry at Hacienda Tepe haknoss Lujan was one of the leaders of Ihe Columbus raid His capture nearly completes the extermination of I ho Villa leaders in that raid across Uie border A bridal couple straying into thc camp revealed tlio hid ing place of Lujan who was ill going northward last night wore en gaged Two hundred shots were heard The fight lasted for fortyfive min utes A Gorman trawler with five wounded men entered Nkyoing this niornlns1 Doctors Shake Theory Accused Voiitli Ciavo Marian Cyanide in Guise of Medicine Waukegan June who were supposed to add tlio weight of evidence showing that Will Orpet caused the death ol Lambert continued yesterday to lighten the burden of th lawyers working in court at Waukegan to free the boy In contradiction of the theory that Orpet gave her cyanide of potassium in the guise of medicine that would relievo her delicate condition two physriruts eaid there was no indica tion that she was in any such con dition They also gaveevidence that she must have known ol this fact One treated her for hysteria sug KiSting that her nervous system was easly point declar ed to support the suicido theory The same doctor assorted if she had been indiscreet in her friendship for Orpet there was little to show it The prosocentions contention that the posion which killed was in liquid form and that Orpet car ried auay Uie was weakened by Uie admission of an expert that tlio powdered posion on tho girls check and in the palm of her hand might have been deposited there in a dry slalfc It was shown that sho had two handkerchiefs and that it was possible for the pnision hava been carried in one of them William Marshall expert nt OnwenUia who traced footprints in the snow in Helms woods alleged to have been mtulc by Orpet awl tha girl said thn woods were ull of foot prints lie also said woio thousands of uottlcs in 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