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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 10, 1916, Mason City, Iowa                                GLOBEGAZETTE classified advertising Is a solvent for the most of the little which creep into the routine of daily affairs THE MASON CITY WEEKLY GLUBff t BEPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS The Weather Unsettled with thunderstorms tlus afternoon or tonight In ejist and central portion cool er tonight Friday fair cooler In extreme cast portion VOL XXIII MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUStf 20 19lf NO 13 Very Anxious for the Pacifi cation of Ireland and Has Urged Clergy to Do Their Part Special to Tlie GlobeGazette London Aug Irish situ ation is beingfollowed by the Pope with the keenest interest according to the Liverpool Post which states that the Pontiff is most anxious for ten pacification of In an article in todays issue the paper says the Pope and statesmen of the Vatican are most anxious for what Is described as the pacification of This anxiety has bqgn made Icnown to the Irish Catholic hierarchy through the most direct sources arid of course it has not escaped atten tion ITALIANS CONTINUE THEIU BIG GAINS ALONG THE ISOZO FRONT FOLLOWING UP THEIR SUCCESS AT GORITZ French and British Both Forc ing the Fighting in Their Drive Along the Somnie Sec tor London Aug from the Isonzo front indicates the army of the Duke of Aosta is rapidly folow ing i T the notable success won by in tha capture of the Austrian stronghold oC Goritz with some prisoners The Italian troops are reported in force over f big of Trieste 22 miles to the southeast is threatened Along the Somme the British and French are making slow but rea sonably steady progress in their re spective trusts toward Bapaume and Peronne The British pressure con tinues to be exerted northward from Pizieres where they are struggling to gain complete command of the bridge overlooking Bapaume FLEECE OUT OF Washington County Farmer Victim of Men Who Swindled Keairnes Davonport Aug swind ling Irio confidence men held in the county jail in default had another victim beside W H Keairnes lie Shelby county fanner David Fischer of West Chester Washington county has admitted to State Deputy James Rlsdon county Attorney Henry Jebens and the sher iff of Washington county that on July 22 he had been fleeced of 000 in the same manner in which Keairnes dropped his roll to the con fidence men A land deal in which the trio sought to purchase 240 acres of the which Air Fischer owns led to a discussion is to races and race liorses and the Washington county farmer was induced to place on a certain horse He carried the money in paper dol lars to the blind room in the Mc Culiougli building and when he left the coin stayed behind WAIISHJP OFF GATiVRSTOSF Galveston Texas Aug fourfunnelled warship believed to be a French vessel approached this port this morning A pilot boat put out to meet her hut ou arriving within about 200 yards of the war started back to the harbor This was understood to mean that the war vessel did not desire to come In to port O P Candidate Tollinc North west What Ho Thinks About Wil sons Administration Today Grand Forks N Aug 10 Charles E Hughes republican presi dential candidate after a strenuous day in tho Twin Cities invaded North Dakota today in his Western hero this morning in which Mr Hughes criticized the present ad the train donarted for POPE 1TG1B Deposed Small Arms Inspector of Second Infantry is Going to Make Fight for Place Capt John Stewart of Mason City late small arms inspector and ord nance officer of the Second Iowa In fantry who with other ordnance of fleers has been deposed from his po sition by the federal possibly without pay for the time return to Des Mofnes soon and make a for his place from there In the meantime Lieut Hanford McNider of Company A la being checked in as ordnanceof fleer FSno Review The recent review of the Browns ville division by Gen Parker in which tho Iowa brigade made such n Cine showing is the main topic all letters from the front of late A wonderful sight was the way Sergt S N Grummon of D Company re ferred to the specacle and Lieut Mc Nltler uses about the same language In a message to his father In fact every soldier hoard from within the last day or two has mentioned the impression it made on him Charleston W Aug Persons driven from their homes to the mountains were returning to find whole villages of mining cabins swept away while distress and sufer ing are see on every hand Two companies of the Second West Virgin la Infantry were taken to Cabin Creek Junction for relief They carried provisions and tents Special trains were made up here to go as far as the hastily repaired tracks would permit with provis ions Reports today from United States Commissioner Howard Smith who led the relief party for a num ber of mining companies is that looting has commenced and a num ber of arrests were mado Some of the property was recovered Twentythree bodies have been re covered up to nooa today from tho debris carried down by the flood in the Cabin Creek valley Reports still indicate life loss to be heavy but accurate estimates cannot be made An excurision train carrying 410 persons marooned by the flood was located today between main Horse Creek and Little Horse Creek with washouts ou both sides Relief was sent from St Albans Women and children constitute the majority of the oxcurisionists This afternoon the of the dead remain at one hundred to Abide by Democratic Stccrinc Committees Wish to Have Congress Adjourn by Sept1 Washington Aug cans of the senate in conference to day declined to accept the legislative program submitted by the Demo cratic Steering Committee with a view to adjournment of fore September 1 those inclined to agree being outvoted by senators de manding action on the Immigration bill at the present session OAKSMEN GATHTRR AT DULUTII Special to The GlobeGazette Duluth Aug and individual scullers are here from all over the country for the opening tomorrow of the annual regatta of the National Association of Amateur Oarsmen All sections are well rep resented and the regatta promises to go down in history as one of the most successful ever held Repre sentatives of boat clubs in New York Washington Baltimore Boston phTt mlelphJa Buffalo Chicago St Paul Detroit and a number of other cities will compete in the various events that make up tho twoday program The races will be rowed over a mile and a quarter straightway course on St Louis Bay which IB divided by a narrow of land from Lake Su perior At tho finish mark there has been erected a grand stand Beating persons tonight Several thousand persons 10 from neighboring towns camr to I Grand Forks to hear Mr Hughes POSTPOXRI Chicago AUK of tho continued ilness of Mrs Mario Davis the inquest on the death of hrr husband Morse Davis was post poned for a woolc today after sev eral witnesses tesUfind concerning the finding of his body in tho apart ment of hotnl yesterday Mra Davis tnid tho policeyesterday she and her hiifibjind lind taken poison by mistake for salts hut detectives mlgtti Tef ilie cnme from Vancouver B to enter a suicide pact The dead mans son Is enroute from St Cloud Minn OVEIl HUNDRED BELIEVED TO HAVE LOST LIVE RESULT OF CLOUL BUUST WHOLE VILLAGES ARE WIPED OFF THE MAP Property Loss Expected to Ex ceed Two of Resume Proving Very Slow Special to The GlobeGazette capture of Goritz was being celebrated last night In every city in Italy Great pa rades hands and shouting crowds testified to the enthusiasm of the people over General Cadornas vic tory Rejoicing was Intensified by reports that many thousands of addi tional prisoners have been captured by the Italians at other points along the Isonzo in addition to Goritz Charlesto W Aug cue parties worked desperately to day in an effort to make the way up the Cabin creek and Coal river val leys which for twenty miles south ward from the Kanawha river was devastated yesterday by a cloud burst which left in its wake a death toll estimated at over one hundred persons and a property loss of at least Because of the topography of the country tha state authorities today expressed a belief it would be sev eral days before the extent of the flood could be ascertained Bight villages mining settlements In the district are either wholly or partly destroyed while 7iiany others felt the effects of the storm more or less Those practically destroyed or bad ly damaged according to the latest reports received here from rescue parties are Acme Ronda Dry Branch Miami Sharon Dawcs Kay ford and Eskdale It is reported that sixty persons were drowned between Acme and Kayford MANY ORDERS i New York Aug or ders of the United States Steel Cor poration on July 31 were for tons a decrease of as compared with those of June 30 according to the monthly statement issued today CAN VOTE The Iowa national guardsmen now on the Mexican border will not lose their votes In the November elec tions it was learned today even should they remain in the south The Iowa absent votor law covers Just such situations it was asserted Iowas soldiers will ho able to oast their votes for the president gover nor and all other candidates irres pective of where they may be The only trouble anticipated it was said was the length of time the ballot would bo allowed to bo returnable The law requires a formal appli cation from each absent votor who desires to make use of the system This includes a general statement of the eligibility of the voter and Rets forth that the voter will be absent from his voting at tho time of election It also asks that an of ficial bnlloc be forwarded to him and makes a pledge to return it on or fare the date of election A fine of 1 or imprisonment in the county fall not to exceed thirty days is tho penalty for anyone who wil fully neglect or refuse to caGt or re turn the ballot in the manner pro vided or shall wilfully violate any of the provisions of the act Big Demonstrations Are Held Over Gains of Troops at Goritz and Elsewhere in ilsonzo Front Striking Dockmcn Vote Not to Confer With Olfixials Rtit to Seek Aid in Dululli to Widen Strike Special to The GlobeGazette Superior Aug striking Superior coal dock workmen today rejected the proposition to con sult with the dock officials when a motion was made at a mass meeting and voted to seek assistance In Du luth to win the fight Practically ev ery one of the Superiors fifttnm docks Is affecte Charged with breaking and enter ingthe iDetentioii Hospital last Sat urday night and stealing clothing a razor and other rroperty belong ing to Steward Newcomer Henry Taylor negro was arraigned before Judge W R Hayes in police court this morning Taylor plead not guilty and his case was continued until such time as ho is ready tor preliminary exam ination time for it to be sot when Henry tolls County Attorney A Hill he Is ready A razor found on Taylor has been identified thn police says as the property of Steward Newcomer COLORADO MOOSK TO TICKET Special to The GlobeGazette Denver Aug sives leaders In Colorado who have de cided to maintain their party organ ization are rounding up in Denver for astate convention to be held to morrow The principal business of the convention will be the selection of candidates for a state ticket to bo voted for in tho primaries next month WHOS WHO MASON CITY Knowlndgo Contest foi Pure of Gold Is Attracting Much Attention The progressive reader of a newspaper is the one who reads tho ads as well as the news columns Many people today are as Well posted on the advertisers of a commun ity as they are on the news features This condition prevails la Mason City In order to veri fy this desertion The Globo Gazetto la inaugurating a Whos Who contest in ita advertising department In a few days these will be found a page devoted to this purpose It is divided Into 64 squares each srjuaro representing some business firm in the city The person furnishing tho nearest complete sot of an swers or filling in tho most names correctly will receive in gold This is an opportunity for tho readers of Tho Glabo Gasiettoi both old and young to utilize a fow of their spare moments to profitable advan tage CONFERRING WITH BROTH ERHOOD HEADS IN EF FORT TO AVERT STRIKE NOTHING OFFICIALLY STATED UPON RESULT Hope to Be Able to Prevent Carrying Out of Intension to Strike to Obtain Eight Hour Day New York Aug United States Board of Mediation and Con ciliation held ita first conference to day with representatives of four of the railroad brotherhoods of em ployes in efforts to prevent culmina tion of a countrywide strike to en forre the employes demands for an eifhthour basis day and time and a half for overtime Nothing s officially disclosed as to the suness of the meeting Capture of Station of Kryplin in Stanislau Is Announced 01iicially Today Special to The GlobeGazette Petrograd via London Aug Capture by the Russians of the rail way station of Kryplin on the Stau islau Nadvorna railroad is announc ed officially today Russians Checked London Aug Henvy atacks were made by tho Russians at various points along the Stokhod line in Volhynla east of Kovel tlie war office announced oday All Russian advances were repulsed with heavy losses It is de jlarEd Before Senate Washington Aug treaty by which the United States would acquire the Danish West Indies for 0 00 recently signed by tho Secretary of State and the Danish Minister Bruu is now before the sen ate foreign relations committee and probably will be considered early next week It became known today that the treaty was sent to the sen ate in executive session Tueday and referred to the committee with out discussion IS PHISONKH 0V WAR Waterloo Aug Bo rend of Waterloo Iowa is a prison er of war in Lourcnco Marques S 13 Africa It is learned hero from a let ter written to his brother Tony Do rend of this city According to tho letter Berene is being held as a Ger man subjoot having been taken from a ship while en route to Liverpool He left Waterloo some time ago and secured a position as steward on an ocean liner A short time after ward he was taken off because of his inability to prove that ho was au American He Is being hold un til the papers cnu bo forwarded In his letter to his brother he says that he is being accorded fine treatment and is not Inconvenienced in any manner except through the loss of time For Beef Sugar Committees Make Kair Progress Dtrt Must Have tho Help of Everybody cx the Proposition Tho committees are not out of tho woocia by a number of laps ou beet sugar proposition was reported at the meeting of the directors of chamber of commerce and the ccjm mlttee at the noon day lunch today Only one committee had completed Its full rounds so that there is pros pact of securingmore funds to float tho chamber of commerce notes to the required amount hut it was ap parent that if the proposition Is to be a sxiccoss thnt many who are hold ing out must como across with at least a fair subscription The option hed by the chamber of commerce ex pires tho 2th at noon nnd tho com mittees will nend to work rapidly to morrow if the amount la to ho raised and the option exercised If tho men and tho firms who are to be interested by this increasn of 500 men to the waso rolls of tho city nnd fifteen others o their families and if tho men and firms who nro to to beneflttecl by the npondlture of more than a million dollars In tho factory bosirtca securing an addition al electric line north and tho prob able building of a road to Osago do their part tho matter will bo cloa o aup tomorrow and tho factory in flurea But every body tnunt help and not go on the theory that George will do it In this cnso thore Is no George tp call w y Man Who nobbed Fawn Hand and Threw Him From Moving Train Itets Out of Mill Fort Madison Aug Fitzpatrick serving a twentyyear sentence for robbery in Cerro Gordo county and Frank Russel serving tenyear sentence for the same of fense scaled the prison last night and escaped They are still at large The prisoners used the elec tric wire with which the prison yard was wired for lighting purposes in their escape Police have been searcuiUE ail day to no avail Fltzpatrick as sent up from this county a little more than a year ago for beating up and robbing a farm hand in whose that of an was buatlug his way south and then throwing the unconscious victim from the moviu gfrclght train on tho M St L ou which the trio weer traveling Half conscious and bleeding tho victim wandered to a nearby farm house and the alarm was given iu Lime so that the train was scrched by officers at Hampton and the men arrested They had planted tho money and aguu in the yards there but on thorough search they were found Ftlximtrlck was a hard boiled Individual tout his companion tuiXncd states ovideuco and moke a full confession whereat FiUpatrick came clean also The sheriffs office had not been notified of the escape this after noon Story of Assault With a fourinch Bash cut in head and his jaw broken in two places a man giving his name as foe Oarlock was found in the Looking lamb yard west of Hanford aboiut 8 oclock on the night of Nov 30 1914 The sheriff was Immediately Notified and the man was brought to She Park hospital where he was cai ed for Oarlock claimed he was shot twice through the mouth and thrown from ai M St L freight train by two Wwicel Near Clear He haiS been working on thes An Vtrew Marshall farm thceo miles west of Clear Lake until yesterday He thea went to Albert Lea where Iv met the two men whom he claimed assaulted him Tho men persuaded him to bum his way to Chicajo with the and ho started out put in one of his socks and In the other The two men took the from him but did not find the money In the other aock Garlock claimed the men shot twice through the mouth and then robbed him Thoy then pushed him But of tho box car In which the three wore riding The cut on his hpvl he Rot when ho foil from tho car Tlie sheriff hownvor believed tho mln slugger rather than shot al though hn claimed ho was shot The telephone message recelvcH at tho sheriffs office reported a crazy man and the officers went down pectfag to bring back an Insane pa tient Fltzpatrick went to Ft Madison in January 1915 MAKE PROGRESS IN HESS WOODS ACCORDING TO OFFICIAL STATEMENT MORE RUSSIANS ARE LANDED IN FRANCE Another Big Contingent of Slavs Reaches West Front After Traveling Half Way Around World Special to The GlobeGazette Paris Aug progress for the French troops north of the Hem wood in the Somme sector IB announcedIn the official Btatoment by the French war office today More Russians land Brest Aug contin gent of Russian has been landed here The soldiers were giv en an enthusiastic welcome The first Russian troops to land In France arrived at Marseilles April 20 having sailed half way around tlie world from Vladivostok Tha size of the present contingent is not i ascertained CKIJfSBUATES ITS Special Tho GlobeGazette Castile K Aug elab orate preparations for Castiles con tenntal celebration wero completed last evonlnp The celebration began at sunrlso momlnp with a sa luto of 100 and tho ringing of bolls During the remainder of tho week thore will bo a succession of festivities Including a firemens tournament ftthlotic band concerts find llroworka THESE COPS COURTEOUS Des Moines Aug an of fort to avoid violation of traffic lawg by outsiders the DCS Moiues police department has adopted a novel plan of the features of which la noiiproseculloii for the first offense and the mailing to the offender the following loiter Dear Sir We desire to call your attention to the fact that on date you violated tho city traffic ordin ance We are always Klad to have you visit our city but must request that you observe the traffic laws On ac count of this beinff a first offenso we are not going to file charges against you but will ask thnt you be more careful on your next visit to the city IT you tiro found violating lioao traffic rules again charges will bo fllort against you nnd it will be noo essaiy to pay tho fine for violation of such ordinances We would adviso that you call at this office ou your next trip to tho city nnd got a card of goneial Instructions regarding tho tiatfin illations in this IX HOLD LKAP Jumps From ioriuK ami capes From Oficers Cedar Rapids A tig the rival here at midnight Monday of Police Matron Mrs Minnie Fletcher who with Assistant Chief of Polico Cleary was bringing Mrs Rosa Caflo Karbla from Chicago to answer to a charge of attempted train wrecking It was learned that tho woman had leaped from the train In the Clinton yards and for the time at lenm had made good her oscapo Cleary re mained in Clinton to search for the woman Mrs Karbla Jumped through it window of the coach while the train was running twenty miles an hour Mrs Fletcher says She was slttrng behind with the matrin Clenry sat in front of them About 10 oclock whon the train was leaving Clinton the woman mado a wild leap and pouiuiod loose the matrons envelop ing arms Tho train was stopped aa riuirkly aa possible and Cleary took up tho chase j if Slrip or Country Xoar Glcnlmm I3 cmopt by Twister DtiHntf tho Aiwrlit but Xono Are Killed Olonhurn N Aug farm resldencrs wore demolished and considerable damage dono to fields In this vicinity when tho conn tryalde was SWept by a tornado last nlRht cutting a strip COD yards wide ami tcTi miles long No fatalities b reported despite the fact thatJ the wind raised practically every Ismail bunding la ita path   

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