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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 3, 1916, Mason City, Iowa                                GLOBEGAZETTE classified advertising Js a solvent for the most of the little troubles which creep Into the routino of dolly affairs THE MASON CITY WEEKLY GLOBE GAZETTE REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OP THE WORLD The Weather Unsettled tliis afternoon part ly cloudy tonight nnd Friday NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS VOL XXIII MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 3 1916 PARALYSIS REACHES NEW MARK NO 12 DEUTCHLAND SEEMS TO HAVE SLIPPED BY THE ALLIED CRUISERS THOUGHT SIHS IS WELL ON HER WAY TO SAFETY Submerged About a Mile Off the Coast Last Evening at 9 Oclock Without Being Seen by British Warships Norfolk Aug out in the Atlantic today the Ger man merchant submarine Dutschland and allied war ships are believed to be playing hide and seek as the sub mersible sped homeward after pass ing out the Virginia Gapes last night The Deutschland submerged a mile off coast shortly nine and as far as is known was not ob served by the allied warships on pa trol guarding the capes against her escape Norfolk Va Afrff the Deutsehlaud sopiewhere out at sea a two funnelled warship is visible lying out beyond the three mile I limit It is believed the Deutsch laml which submerged just before entering the danger zone late last night escaped the flrat vessels ly ing in wait for her Over Two Hundred New Cases of Disease Found in New York City During Last Twen tyFour Hours New York Aug epidem ic or infantile paralysis reached a high mark today in the number new cases Two hundred and sev enteen developed in the past twenty four hours and fortythree died Teutons Again Pay Their Re spects to the British East Coast But No One Is Killed LITTLE CHANCE THAT GEN FUNSTON SAYS NO TRACE IS WANT DEMOBILIZATION Special to The GlobeGazette Geneva Aug Zurich dis patch says a number of young men marched the streets of that city on Tuesday night bearing banners in scribed We demand complete de The police were obliged to charge the crowd with drawn swords before It would disperse wounded Several wore Sent To Bottom Belgians Report Naval Mctory in Fighting for Conf ol of Eastern Africa Special to The GlobeGazette Havre Aug sinking of the German gunboat Grat von Gotzen in a duel with tho Belgian gunboat on Lake Tanganyka is announced of ficially It is not known whether the Germans were saved Thore were on Belgian casualties McGregor Aug present successful development of the iron mines at Waukon has revied Inter est among the old timers of this vi cinity in the belief which has ob tained from the earliest times that Clayton county less than Allama kee possesses rich unexploitod min eral resources There are those still living among them Dr W Knapp of McGregor who say they remember when the In dians used to go down the TAirkoy river with loads of lead ore n their canoes They kept their mine a sec ret and despite a persistent search for many years by the early settlers the source of the supply was never discovered In the region of Guttenberg and Clayton some mining of lead was done in early years In 1843 a doz en or more men had good prospects for lead along the bluffa of Miners creek near Guttenberg So glittering were the prospects that a smelting furnace was built on the crook and for a number of years considerable Quantities lead ore and tho smelt ed lead were shipped out of Gutten IOWIMIS llavo An Idea That Their Service Will Terminate Before November Rolls Around Special to GlobeGazetto Brownsville Aug soldiers officers and men alike have a well founded Idea that the brigade will be home in from sixty to ninoty days This opinion is shared by both regimental and brigade officers STRIKE IN NEW YOIUv WILL BE AVERTED TRANSIT COMPANIES HAD TO ANSWER DEMAND TODAY Time Limit Set by Newly Or ganized Union Expired at 3 Oclock This Afternoon New York Aug ef forts of Mayor Mitchell and tho pub lic service commission danger of a tie up of all transit lines in New York IB regarded as Imminent The loaders of the Union recently organized among the employes to day gave an ultimatum to the rail way companies giving them until 3 o clock this afternoon to grant their demands Efforts of the may or to bring about arbitration failed 20 FEET TO DEATH Clarindm Aug Whitnan 40 year sold a lineman employed hy the Clarlnda Telephone company fell twenty feet while he was trimming a tree and died wlth IttiaaJiour from the Injuries ho BUB tainetj He leaves a widow and one chi PLANNER OF IRISH REBEL LION PAYS PENALTY AT PENTONVILLE JAIL KING GEORGE WOULD NOT COMMUTE PENALTY Execution Carried Out Accord ing to Preamiucjed Plans Big Without Any ililch Crowd Outside Jail Special to The GlobeGazette London Aug Roger Caso nent was executed at 9 oclock to is said The Mason City companes have berg All Efforts Fall About throe miles above Gutten berg James and Luclous Langworthy of Dubuquo in an early day discover ed a small Beam of mineral and en tered a large tract of land about it They ran a ahaft into the spend ing quite a sum of money hut soon found work profitleaa At another time it was reported that rich lead deposits had been dis covered in Buena Vista township and for awhile theer was a rush of set tlers to that locality Since those early days there has been quite a little prospecting at one time or another In the hills of the Mississippi the Turkey Volga and other rivers In the county nd the fre quency wtih which pieces of lead oje are picked up aeema to Indicate be yond a doubt that lead one is pres ent Find Rnr of toad A clam digger several years ago while fishing for clams some miles north of McGregor brought up on hi shooks a bar of lead a couple of feet long and several inches wido and thick It had been smelted in a crude fashion and a little at a time The supposition was that it had been lost by the Indians and had been lying for years in the river bed muster tor pay Tuesday of this week and expect to get their June pay in a day or two now and most of the men needit pretty badly The men do not consfdorthe weather any hotter than it was at Camp Dodge In fact many seem to prefer the Texas climate The rainy season seems to have sot in however and It rains nearly every night now There is much comment In camp over the dropping of the small arms inspectors and ordnance officers In cluding Capt John A Stewart Mason City by the Federal offi cers It is said that a strong ef fort is being made to tjie war department to provide other places for these four officers who are all very valuable men Messages received from Lieut Hammond McNlder yesterday and to day say that every one is well hap py and working hard The Mason City companies are well fed he says and he eats the grub himself and have no sickness McNider Is temporarily acting as ordnance offi cer until the Capt Stewart matter can be straightened out A strong effort is being made to get the ac tion dropping these ordnance offi cers says MINIMUS WAGE FOR WOMEN Spocialy to The GlobeGazette Boston Aug turers of womens clothing and rep resentatives ot their employes appear ed before the Massachusetts minimum wage commission today to give their views on the proposed adoption of a minimum wage scale for all womou employed In the industry in this state After an exhaustive investiga tion of condtlons a subcommittee of the state has commissioned has sub mitted a report unanimously recom mending that experienced adult wom en employed In Massachusetts wom ens clothing factorlea be paid not less than for a full weeks work and that inexperience women receive uot less than 7 a week and girls not less than G The now minimum wage If adopted will be put Into effect Feb 1 1917 15 IN OF Ml The former knight and consul not death In Penlouville jail having been convicted of conspiring to cause an armed revolt in Irlund and hav ing sought German aid to that end Two hours before his execution a crowd of nieu women and children gathered before tho pylson gates Twenty minutes before Casement mounted the scaffold the great pris on bell commenced tir sbunU was greeted with cheers from the crowd mingled with some groans One minute after nine a signal stroke of tho boll the trap had been sprung It was a sig nal for the mocking jeering yell from the crowd suddenly died Into a dead silence Casement met his death with calm according to eye witnesses Earlier two priests of the Roman Catholic church administered the last rites In his cell Casement mounted the gallows firmly and commended his spirit to God A moment Inter the lever was nulled He was pro nounced dead at nine minutes after nine The special executioner was a hair dresser named Ellis An affecting incident occurred outside the priso wall as the execution was in prog OF RECENTLY REPORTED BAND WERE SAID TO HAVE CROSSED TEXAS LINE Large Bodies of Troops Scoured Country Yesterday and Last Night But Find No Greasers Washington Aug eral Funston has reported that no trace has been found of tho bandits reported yesterday to have crossed into American territory near Fort Hancock Tex little At the hack of the prison distance from the Jeerin BROTHER A STAR State Center Aug Sever eid brother of Henry Severeld catch er for the St Louis Browns was the star of the Story City baseball team which days at the base ball tourname here In the was up eight times and made three hits including two doubles the second day he was up eleven times and made nine hits in cluding two doubles two triples and a home run Ho was declared to he the best hit ter and the fastest first baseman ev er seen here KINO GIVES CASH London Aug the appro val of King George the hundred thousand pounds which his majesty presented to tho 7iation sometime ago will be devoted to general pur poses connected with tho war It wns announcd In the House long Coin Intoxication and violation oC or Idlnance 388 were the headliners of offenses reported at tho city police station during the month of July ac cording to the regular monthly re port submitted today while speed ers ran a neck and neck race with disturbers of the peace in the per centage column The following is the report In full 30 Disturbing the 12 n 12 Nuisances 2 Investigation g Violation Ordinance 388 1C j 4 i Assault and battery 4 Prostitute i crowd about the gates was a grou of about thirty Irishmen and worn en When the dull clang of the bol announced the execution the littl group fell on their knees and will bowed heads remained for some time silently praying for the repose of a follow countrymans soul Before going to the scaffold Case ment showed not the slightest con corn over his fate He ate well and chatted freely and cheerily with his two wardens in the condemned cell He was permitted to wear civilian clothes but no collar Casement was of a Protestant family but embracec Catholic religion a few weelts ago The coroners Jury found the sen tcnce was carried out In accordance with the law in a humane manner Casements solicitor sought to have tho body turned over to rela tives but It IB said tbis was refused Solicitor Duffy said it was a mon strous act of indecency that tho au thorities should refuse the Continued on Page Total 08 Day calls 43 Night calls 8C Merchants doors found open g RELIEF COMMITTEE TO GIVE ITS RKPOJiT A meetingof tho apodal commit tee of the Soldiers Relief Fund so ciety will be held tomorrow after noon In the office of Miss Eva GIbbs vial tins the courthouse A complete report of tho money on land available and expenditures wlil be given at this time to R S Gage who Is directing tho expenditure of ho funds Jn bohnlf of tho Mason City Chamber o Commerce lie members of tho committee are aret Miss Eva GibbB Mrs Homrljr Mrs G L Mars ion nnd E 8 Gage UPPER PENINSULA GOLF TOUKNEY Special to The GlobeGazetto Hougliton Aug fifth annual tournament of the Up per Peninsula Golf association was begun on the links of the Portage Lake Golf club today under condi tions that promise one of the most successful events in the history of the association The participants in clude representatives of clubs in quette Escanaba Calumet Iron Mountain Monominee Ishpeming and Hoiighton Play will continue through the remainder of the week UNCLE SAM IS GOOD Fort Dodge Aug Hulda Johnson thinku Uncle Ram has been Tory good to her When eho came to this country three years ago from Sweden she could not speak a word of English Now she is a tullflodgod American citizen and drew claim No 286 in tho rocnnt opening of tho Col villo reservation In Washington Ov er entered for the B 000 claims given away Miss Johnson oxpoots to file on her claim Sept 7 and she will get a cloar title for 10 acres of innd GUARDS EXAGGERATED VISION CAUSES BORDER WAR SCARE Ho Mistakes Throe Cowboys for Mexican Bandits Causing General Troop Movement El Paso Aug 3 A mili tiamans optical powers which en abled him to see 150 Mexican ban dits whereas in reality there wore only three cowboys explained away the borders latest scare today To Corporal Ihranklln King Com Massachusetts In fantry belongs the glory of sucfc powers His eagle eye detected the bandits yesterday afternoon while lie was on outpost duty below Flnley which is about ventyflve miles east of here Corporal Kinir re ported his find to to Capt H D Duncan his commander at Fort Han cock The latter immediately trans mitted it to Gen George Bell lere with a shtifl for help Another Sees Them Corporal Kings imagination was nfectious While General Dell was till eyeing suspiciously the cor porals report Scrgt Harry F Smith In command of Kings out post notified Captain Duncan he oo had seen the Mexicans Smith eclared a detachment of them was headed toward Sierra Blanca Upon receipt of the second report General Bell issued immediate or ders A special train was rushed to Flaley carrying four companies of the Eighth United States cavalry Fourteen trucks bearing a battalion of the Twentythird Infantry started for the same point Guards Began Firing In the meantime Corporal Kings report hadbeen spread among militia outposts all along the river Some of the guardsmen fired at something that might In the darkness resem ble a bandit Hearing the firing Captain Duncan rushed a little squad of men from the fort to the scene They too becoming thoroughly alarmed began firing Residents of the district Jumped into automobiles and hurried to El Paso with the news of a bandit attack In the meantime telegrams of warning that bandits were approach ing had been sent to Finley and Sierra Blanca women and chil dren In Finloy were aroused from helr slumbers and taken to hiding places where they remained in terror ill night The men reTurned to the own armed to the teeth prepared to fight At Siorra Blanca all male residents gathered at the depot armed London Aug German air ships took part in the raid on the Lastorn counties of England this monnng It Is officially announced eighty bombs were reported drop ped Mne horses were killed and three Injured It is believed one of the airships was lit when pursued1 by the air defense squadron The air raid lasted about an hour nnd a half except at one point tho raiders have not penetrated very far inland It seemed content with dropping of a few bombs at a time In widely separated localities main ly near the sea No persons were reported killed or injured Ymuiden Holland Aug Lll one of the Zeppelins which flew over the Dutch coast was ap parently damaged Her motors wore working badly and she had a bad list The Dutch coast guards fired on her and they believed ehe was hit Radical Moose Still Peevish Representatives From Twenty States Conferring Today About Filiing Vacancy on Ticket Special to The GlobeGazette Indianapolis Auff tatives of the progressive party from a score of states met here today to formally protest against of the Dull Moose National commit tee In endorsing Hughes and consid er the advisability of calling another convention to fill the vacancy In its national ticket caused by tho declin ation of Rooaovolt to accept the pres idential nomination conference was called togeth er at noon Bainbrldge Colby of New York announced he was oppos ed to endorsement of President Wil son or the candidates of any old parties There is no prearranged program for the he said come here with open minds and I hav no idea what action will bo bIHl QUARANTINED Aug Japan ese steamship Sawall Maru bound from Oriental ports for Tacoma la indefinitely quarantined here owing to an outbreak of chol era on board Fifteen cases of the disease wore in the steerage four of which were Catal ALLIES CONSOLIDATING PO SITIONS WON FROM THE GERMANS GERMAN COUNTER AT TACKS ARE FRUSTRATES French Statement Says Made Several Attempts Against Moaacu Farm Last Night Tjomlon AUK 8Operations alone the Somme on the West em front uro momentarily transcended in interest by the Verdun situation Yesterday tho French inmlo nn attack alone the three in Ho front east ot tho Mouse capturing several German trenches Paris reports ho ground was neia against counter uttiiclcs It is announced that tlOO Ger mans have been cunturcd in the Floury sector since An mist 1 Tho British report n continu ation of the work of consolida ting ground recently taken Special to The GlobeGazette Purls Aug of the Somme several German attempts lasT night against the French position on the Monacu farm were repulsed it Is officially stated The French organized new positions between Monacu farm and Hem wood London tha night we continued the work of con solldated the ground saya tho official statement Our Kuna were actlvo Tho ouoray briskly all along the n T Grnum Report Berlin Aug troops penetrated the German lines on Mo nacu farm In tho region of the Somme they have take na trench the section to tan iioith of that po Bition it is officially admitted in the region north ot Fortress of Verdun tho French recaptured a trench section which vaa lost viously in the Laufee wood pre STEAMER SUNK London Aug Cocker fne steamship Brlttanio of 3500 ong has boon sunk Tho Lloyds innounces Eho wan unarmed Greek Near Tazcwell Term Driven Out of Banks by Cloudburst and Many Are Dead flliddlesboro AIIR Between fifteen nnd twentyflro ttorsona drowned nnd enormous monraniif damace was sustained by n cloud hurst on Blairs Crook nonr Tazewell Tonn last uleh4 according to information received horo today A tele nlicno mcssace snid alout one hundred persons lived along tho crock and only a few were nc conntd for G AM ES morn Aug ttnln this 4UU u ug made it necewary to postpone the Albert LeaBancroft game of tha ournament to this afternoon Tho SACO Washington Aug Please and make a place on RandMoNally for the little town pnn Montana population census re BASE BALL BOOSTER MEETING Everybody interested in base ball should attend the meet Ing at tho court house assem bly room this evening j The future of baseball for Mason City will depend largo ly on tho attendance of those Interested at n meeting to bo held this evening Coopera tion of all the fans Is doalrod in tho work necensary to niake the romalins twenty games bajor events in tho point of attendance Ways and moans will bo talked ovor nnd a jood attendance at tlm meeting Is ardently doalrod J MMdlesboio Ky Aug officials nnd citizens of Tasiewell organized rescue parties and are scouring the stricken district In search cf dead The region is very rough and communteation Is virtually cut off It is estimated a hvindred wnd fifty persons lived in the neighborhood although only a hundred of them are supposed to be In danger by tho waters ot the creek overflowing the hanks Nino bodies have been re covered wm n serving with Company G Second n the d stalwart son ser at Peltin Oiiina as member States Marine If New York Chicago atd Phlll adelphta could bo Induced to give their sons in the same proportion vvrUe D Miller edUor of tne 3aco Independent to the Corps officials iu this city have some real 13ut in the meantime Saco wants to cast considerable shadow from Ita now place in the sun LIEUT WILKINSON QUITS IOWA GUARD SERVICE Forced to Return to Duties Vs Annual Market Special to GlobeGazette Chicago Aug Chicagos annual Market Week will be obsorvM noxt week by whole salers retailers and tho pirblio gen erally AS in previous years tho Chicago association of Commerce Is In charge tho arrangements Thous ands of visiting merchants are ox peotod to come to Chicago during the week for business and pleasure com obauvvanco will ibe the Bomlannual fashion show of tW Chicago Oaimojit Viintifactur ers Association County AUoiuoy Itrookhitit to Brownsville Texas An us 3 Phil R Wilkinson first lieutenant of Company A Third Regiment re signed totlsiy saying his duties 03 county attornoy ot Madison county required him Colonel Bennett ap proved tho resignation ant sent it to Washington Major Smith Brookhart is to stav is oidanoo officer Gonorfil Allen nrtor a conforonco Vila thu Brownsville district author t os lg trying to muko a place for Oiipt Charles of tho First Cupt JolyrA Stewart of tho Soc ond will probably go home ho with Capt F 9 Hird having drop w The of gives cluinco for Hird to another   

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