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   Mason City Weekly Globe-Gazette, The (Newspaper) - October 5, 1916, Mason City, Iowa                                Some business would be worth twice as piuclr If right men were running It Are you tho right one A want Want Ad may find you that business REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS Weather For toniijht and Friday cooler tonight slislit ly warmer Friday extreme west nortiou VOL XXIII MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 5 1916 NO 295 SUDDENLY BECOME ENER GETIC IN ARMENIA AND RECORD GAINS Transcript of Juilgo Kelleys Re marks in TtikliiK Case From tlio Jury Yesterday So ADVANCE GOOD DISTANCE ALONG A GREAT SECTOR Turks Arc Hurled Rack Will Heavy Losses fry Fleet and Army Says Petrojjrml Report Petrograd via Oct Suddenly resuming offensive hi Turk ish Armenia the Russians with ths cooperation inflicted a severe defeat upon the Tmkj mov ing forward aljng a wide front it Is officiary aunoi need today A position the River Kara Bnrnum was captured and grrat losses inflicted upon the Turicn Berlin Statement Special to The GlobeGazette Berlin via London Oct Rumanians are retreating in Tran sylvania in the region of Bekokten north of Fogevas also on both sides Of the Strell Valley in the vicinity it was officially announc ed today DEATH OV GWENMSN V1KTURKK Plymouth Oct many friends of Mr and Mra Leonard Vik turefc will fce pained to learn of the death of their beloved little daughter at Ohokio Minn Gwenlen Irma Vikturek was born the 29th day of June 1915 and died the day of September 191U at the age ot 1 year and 3 months The of her was given as in fanlile paralysis being Sick only a fewhburs She was an exceptionally beautiful ana havT a happy and loving dis position always ready to give her last toy to her Ititle playmates Al though her stay on this earth was short all who knew her dearly loved Irer Just a few moments before she passed away she greeted all the lov ed faces so anxiously bending over herwtih a smile as if to assure them she already heard the angels calling her No funeral services could be held on account of the affliction be ing so contabeous Rev Pilgrim of Morris spoke a few consoling words at the ceemtery aad two beautiful songs wear sung Little Gwenlen was laid to rest in the Donnelly cemetery But will later be remomod to Iowa All friends extend their sympathy to the bereaved parents much discussion has arisen yesterday and today as to the exact wording of the ruling of Judge C H Kelley in district court by which the case against R D Mason the police officer charged with accept ing a bribe from Greeks to procure the passing of beer that the text of the decision is of interest There has been some differences of opinion as to what the court said regarding the assumption for the purpose of arguing the motion that tho defendant in fact been prov ed to have accepted money from the Greeks A transcript of the notes of Court Reporter George A Blake who re corded the remarks of Judae Kelley is as follows iu the District Court of Iowa in and for Cerro Gordo County State of Iowa vs R D Mason Defendant Ruling of the Court on Motion of Defendant Oct 4 By the Court The indictment in this case is based upon Section 4884 of the Code which provides among other things that if any po liceman or police officer receivte any money or other valuable thing as a consideration or inducement for omitting or delaying to perform any duty pertaining to his office he shall he fined not exceeding or imprisoned in the county jail not exceeding six months or both fine and imprisonment at the discretion ot the court At the close of the evidence for the state the defendant has filed a motion to quash the indictment and dismiss the case for the among others as the claims that the duty performed by this defendant was not one which pertained to his office For the purpose of the motion we must as sume I think that the evidence shows Slearly that this defendant at the time in question was a police officer whether de facto or de jure it is immaterial he was acting in that capacity in whatever he did and what he did I think is to bo weighed as though he a police officer whether he did receive any appointment specifically or not that is immaterial he assumed to act as a police officer and should be con sidered and treated precisely the same as any other officer of the1 forco 1 think also that the evi dence shows conclusively and iu fact that point is conceded by the filing of the motion that the defendant did receive money from these Greeks substantially as they claim Now we have heard only one side of the case and it would not he right to say as an absolute fact perhaps that such was the ecinuUiOuy but icr the purposes of this motion it must be conceded I think that this defend ant did receive money from these parties as an inducement to O K these beer shipments this office of beer censor is one that I never heard of before MAKE FURTHER PROGRESS IN REGION OF MORVAL S CLAIM TODAY PROGRESS IN REGION REPORTED YESTERDAY Capture of Mine Field Pieces Is Reporled in Days Official Statement by War Office Special to The GlobeGazette Man Held by Detroit Police Says He Helped Send People to Death in Michiqmi Central Wreck Paris Oct front last night the the Somme French made further progress in the region of Mor jval the war office announced today They captured nine 3 a inch guns Special to The GlobeGazette London Oct Rome says the Greek Kovornmeut payments because of shorm if money PASSENGER INTO STOCK Arc Killed in Wreck Pennsylvania Railway and a Down ill ore Persons Injured SpeJial to The GlobeGazette Altooua Oct o Two men were killed an engiueman seriously scalded and a dozen mail clerks and passengers injured early today when the Mercantile Express on the Penn srlvania railroad between Pittsburgh and New York crashed into the rear of a stock train here todav i confesscSl to zette 1V Prank Mc i arrested on Ihe police to day that he and Jvis brother wrecked the Michigan Central train ot Ridge town on night of May 20 1911 There were two deaths in the wreck Revenge was the motive The b other was formerly employed by the road ELKS AT SANTA Santa Barbara Oct ta Barbara is entertaining during the remainder of this week the a uual convention and reunion of the IClks State Association of California The city is profusely decorated in honor of the visitors who have como from all tbe leading cities of the state to attend the gathering Dr Ralph Hagan oB Los Angeles presiding over tile business session A parade and several notable fea tures of entertainment are to be in cluded in the program IOWDKK MILL BLOWS UP Special to The GlobeGazette Springfield Oct are known to be dead and a number injured from an explosion in the Il linois Powder wgrks plant at Graf lou Windows mventy miles away were shattered WILLIAMS WOMAN IXJ17RKD e Bryan auto jumped off ear the city water works Ann Fractured When Automobile lumps Bridge at Iowa VwUs Iowa Falls Oct Geo Bryan of Williams fracture of an arm and severe bruis es when the a bridge near plant in this city Sunday evening Mr Bryan accompanied by his wife andtl aughter were en lo visit relatives east of town They got on the wrong road and inade a short turn at the north end of Oak street down a steep hill at the bottom of which is a bridge about twelve feet above Ihe stream The driver evidently lost control of the maf chine as it was going down the hilli and crashed through the railing I turning a Imillng iai the creek Mr Bryan and daughter were thrown clear of the wreck and escaped with minor injuries but Bryan was less fortunate She was taken to the hospital for treatment Art PiHiKiin day engineer at the Swift Co plant was run over by SEVERAL ATTEMPTED AD VANCES ARE REPORTED CHECKED BY THEM LIVELY ARTILLERY WORK ON VAARDARPRESBAR LINE Nipped in Bud Two Efforts to Advance in Rejjion of Luke Dioran and Near Striipino Sofia ia Oct garian troops have been successful in halting the attempted advances of the entente forces in several sectors of the Macedonian front the war of fice announced today On the Macedonian front be tween Presba Lake and Vardar there has been lively artillery and infantry activity We nipped in the bud en emy attempts to advance north of the line of villages of Strupino and Rahova East of Lake Doiran there has been weak giinfiring Our ar tillery dispersed two enemy compan ies which had thrown up trenches southeast of London Oct of the death sentence passed by a court martial in Constantinople on Essad Pasha former provisional president of Albania has been received in Am sterdam according to a Routers dis patch The commanding general at Cou boeialisl Paper Tells What England Relieves Is Truth About Provision SiluiUion There London Oct difficulty is being experienced in provisioning Berlin according to the Socialist newspaper Vorwaerts of that city as quoted by Routers Amsterdam cor respondent The potato supply is reported as stopped during the last few days the interruption being attributed to lack of field laborers Decrease in the milk supply is a subject of anx ious cliscuSion by the authorities The newspaper says many large milk dealers discontinued consignment to the city owing to the shortage and also to the fact when they had been able to send small quantities tlie profit was slight According to this information there has been a great rush to the soup kitchens which now distribute portions daily TOP IS OESTBOYED BY FIRE J think that arose perhaps auto truck Sunday and suslaiu ot local conditions here and it may be that the original design was prop KOCK ISLAND n Providence 11 er That Is 1 assume to prevent the u n warranted interference with beer shipments Underthe holdings of the United Slates courts whore interstate commerce Is concerned c report the state courts are somewhat haiuU has susi capped as to tho controlling of some matters and among others tho rliaj penslng handling and using of in toxicating liquors and It jnite possible that in its inception the de sign wns lo tlBvlse some method j ed two fractures near the ankle of one of his legs He stepped out of tho wny of an auto bus and direct ly in Front of the truck which knoelc him down and ran over him be fore thed river could stop Oct With vhcreuy shipments oC liquor to what is leriued proper i what a misnomer perhaps but still caliy disposed of in advance jn that be Democratic State Convention met without undue interference her this afternoon to name there is no such a position party ticket to be voted for in tboj known to the law and it seems to election next November The slain prepared by the party leaders calls for the nomination of Cornier Con gressman Peter G Gerry for the United Slates senatorial nomination and Addisou eruorhip P Munroo for the gov Hitnilet Near Hnxton Sustains Serious IiOSS Special lo The O lobeGazelle Riixton fotva Oct des troyed five buildings at Coopertown n Hamlet near bore The estimated loss The towu has no fire department Chicago Oct W MorriKon alleged millionaire bank whose vanishing millions Federal luilse LamJis is attempt ing to trace is dangerously 111 with pneumonia tho court was informed today when tho case was called Tho judge ordered Morrisons physician lo appear in court later in day mo that I would not be warranted in holding that In what was done here tho defendant a bribe to induce him to refrain from tho performance of any duty which per tained to his office This word pertained is an important word in that connection Now the fact that he assumed to O K liquor ship ments to some parties and assumed to refuse to O K some shipments to other parties is absolutely mean ingless His O K would not pro tect tho railroad company If in fact the shipment was to what we designate an improper party and if a delivery was made to such im proper party by tho railroad com pany his act would simply ho with out effect and the company would nol be in in way protected Now while I presume would have no disagreement as lo the mor al phase of this question if in fact this defendant did receive money as an inducement whereby he O Kd shipments which he might not oth erwise have done the moral phase of il is precisely the same it is not a crime bill with that nothing to do There in one matter which J think perhaps 1 ought to suggest here and that is Ibat under Ihe evi dence in this case none of these de liveries were mude to improper parties All the evidence on that shows that tho purchasers as are and AN CLARK FOK MKMI5KUS to Tin Washington Ocl governor of Hie Panama Ca nal zone and Commissioner Clark of the Intorstatft Commerce Commis sion weor selected by President Wil son as two members of the board cre ated by congress to investigate the tlie eight hour law Note Claiming Thai Wealthy VieUni Had Wiohjj od Hoiand Shot mid Killed Self Cincinnati O Oct Wetterer aged 4 9 years vice pres ident and secretary of the Wetterer Brewing Company who it is believ ed was shot by Helen Ilouck aged 30 ut tho latlerH home last night died today Miss Houck was found dead with a bullet hole through her right temple in the same room where Wetterer was found with two bullet wounds in his head Houck left a note indicating she shot Wettever and herself because he wronged tier police say ti Shipments of Liinsoi Confiscat ed by Establish Ownership es Must stantinople says In his report that Kssad Pasha was proved at iiis trial to havo conspired with bandits against the Turkish Empire and to have declared war on Turkey By doing so Ihe report says and by his hostile attitude lie rendered a service to Turkeys enemies The sentence of death was confirmed by tho Sultan Essad Pasha of his ratsk inthe army after We joined the Italians in Albania til January 1910 He was sentenced to death at Constantinople in Tune In August he was reported as com manding the Albanian cvnlingeut which landed at Saloniki Fire Emjine Disabled on Way lo siiiil There Was ISo Apparatus Until Sent Hoi p Speual to The GlobeGazelle Meudon Oct vil lage of Mendon was virtually deslroy ed by fire yesterday Tif loss is i quarter of a million partly covered by insurance The strating in the afternoon swept thirtynine bus iness buildings and residences and burned itself last niulil Ibyc were no deaths bul several hun dred are homeless and without cloth ing and adjoining towns are sending relief The fire started in a moat market spreading rapidly Thevolunteer firo department steamer broke away from the firemen en route tire and rolled down a bank Into Ihe riv er The was without fire defense until apparatus arrived from Kala mazoo With the flames licking POLICE RESERVES HAVE TO RE CALLED TO DISPERSE CROWD IN HARLEM MANY OF HUNDREDS THERE CARRIED BABIES IN ARMS Health Department Officials Say Less Than Half Yester days Sean Supply Came To Special to The GlobeGazette New York Oct first dis order from the milk situation arose today when tho police reserves hal to disperse fm hundred women many with babies in their arms who stormed two health department sta tions in Hurl mil Tho officers in charge of the sta tion said the supply today was loaa than half that reieivecl yesterday New York Oct cablegram protesting against the reported at tempt in the British House of Com mons to deport Russian and Ruman ian refugees from ISngland unless they join the British army was sent today to Sir Herbert Samuels home secretary of The protest is a result of a mass meeting here called by he workmens committee on rights which represents workers Xames of MCII Will Servo as Trial Jurors Next Court Session Drawn Kroin lox At aIxilit the sainthour this morn ing lhat Judge C 11 Kelley was ad journing district court for the Sep tember subiect to call bf any judge in the the jury com missioners who were today Clerk Fred D Blake Deputy County Audi tor Paul Weigand and County Re corder Irene Bull were drawingfrom nbout the building ho telephone girls the box the names of he men who remained at the station roumlinsr towns hud been leuis til 00 jurors at the Sofia Statement Sofia Oct troops from the fortresses f liustcliuk and Turin kai attacked and defeated a Rumanian force of some sixteen bal talions which recently crossed the Danube into riulgarian territory near Rabovo it is officilly announced On the main battle line in Dub rtulja attempts by tho Russians and Rumanians to advance were frustrat ed Statement London Oct olficil nieut Siiys Ibis British yesler raptun i the rnliro town of Yenikiui a vM lage in Greek Macedonia are to serve November session The jurors will he summoned by Sheriff Fred 1C Marsh to whom a veilre was issued today lo appear nt the court house at p m on No veuiler 7th 1H Hi Jurors are siumniomvl unless they refuse to return their copies of the venire and accept service by notices sent Ihroufxh the If de cline to accept serviri the sheriff I noli Tics them in person Helps Wind Omahas brat ion of Siini of Admission lo Sladhond I Special lo The ClobeCaxeite j Omaha Oct jcommemoralion of her flfly off stalohood was brought lo a climax today with the visit of President Wilj son who participated in the celebra tion of the semiannual centennial i j Wilsons program iiiclmlcd a short address a luncheon a ride at tin i hear of the historical pageant with Mrs Wilson and a review of the TIu Pund The men Iniwn for Ihe next term are II liailey First piiKinet Sec ond ward City Jesis Coinnil Falls township SeorKo Alien Falls township A V Fist Sec ond Wa ril Mascin City Cody Kecoiui iivcincl Third ward Miisoi Cily H llalloway Portland iownsliip Art Kntwisle Ifath 1 A lirown Seimul Ilriiut First winl Mason City W Minion First it is or we have of these goods were not such designated improper parties miles to the east of the Struma Tie Scottish and Irish Uitlinilt regard to whether they j especially dutini lushed themselves believed it to lie consigned to Bulgarians suffering heavy table parties for legal use or afternoon acting unl der search warrants issued by Judge W R Hayes visited the Hock Island freight house on South Federal and there is no evidence tend in that any of these liquors livpreil for improper use or sale tTouce it follows that nothing that was done by the defendant in any way tended to corrupt the commun ity or resulted in litiuors being turn ed over to people who should not have them That has nothing par ticularly to flo with the moral phase instance several bar of it If the shipments were held rels go to a placewhere a pool hall up by him until a consideration was license is held paid for his O K and he thereby ob The police did not stop to sort tained money to which he was not sheep from goats however but sfeiz juslly entitled il was morally all ft understood con and seized ments of be is r day The police claim that much of the liquor is consigned to men and ad dresses where there is a strong SUK Statement to show113 Great Western freight house at were dej Quincy avenue and First street X all of two large ship received at them by the war office to day Hostile positions at various points Potrogriul Oct f Progress for the in attacks on tho AusLroGormau forces from Volhy nia south of the Dniester in Oalieiu raile and mi address Arriving shortly noon President Wilson was ly greeted by a crowd fj r owe Lincoln tmvnshin thousands It is eslnuiilcd a A dred thousand Pile lined he i Clear streets At Council Bluffs Presidon Wilson tolil a largo crowd he wiuhed h vv t ci township Masoo township iiHt procinrr Fourth rear platform Iowa towns j crowds wore waiting At Carroll a man aslfed the dent if ho would appoint u Win Vanlioni Kcooisd ward of liis private car enroiite here lurptfi n ulls Firsl to greet him Owen township 1C Oliver Cram township P roal ta rilfi I were captured the statement GOT TWKVrVTTVK but I am unable from n careful ex amination of the law and a very careful attention to the artrnment made by counsel to discover any thing illegal and with the legal phase of il we have solely to do IL follows that in myview the acceptance of this money it it was done by tho defeiKlnnt wns not to get him to do anything pertaining to the office of a policosman ft is n nondescript it is outsidfs of tho pale of the office if it is I think as the matter now stands no crime liafi beei shown and that this motion to the indictment for that reason should bo sustained and that will be the entry Special to The Shenaudoah Oct five years at hard labor in the Ana mosa reformatory was tho sentence signets who want their liquor Robert Knglund following ho made to come into court personl conviction of marrying his sister ally and claim the liquor and maimed he did not know of lisli ownership of it If they do not do so it will bo held that the shipments arc illegal Seventysix casks were seized at fS OKFKUKO the Rock Inland freight house and at the Croat Western Sev eral drays were Kept busy for some timemoving tho shipments to the police rooms Tho state excepls ant ia The defend PHI NT FAMIXK HITS KAISKRS Amsterdam via London Oct tlie relationship founty Ifonrd Iufs Price on IItuI of rnii Who Attacked Teurher Special to Tho GlobeGazette Grand Rapids Oct reward of IK offered by the county commissioners for the capture dead or alive of man who tied Miss Olga Dahl a pretty school teacher Tho Frankfurter ZcUuiiK says an orlo a tree assaulted her shot clcr has been issued reducing by onethree times In tho face recently hoi half the quantity of paper supplied to German newspapers It Is announced that the girl lose the sight of one eye commission if elected Im soiug to appoint it Im Wilson replied un Then we are for came the response William Uendir Pleasant Valley As Wilson bcjran his adilress at the club luncheon hun dred business men arose iind iriioisr ed COIjfjKOR TIAS St Ocf today ilfs utroyed the main building of the Christian Brothers eolloge and two members of the faculty Brother mack and Brother Clemens 72 are believed lo have perished in a j room on the fifth floor All other occupants are oceunted for One fac ulty member was injured Jumping from the fifth floor Tho loss Is estimated at more than On the roof of the building WHS ono of the most club orate wireless stations in the United States A number Of firemen were injur ed when the fourth floor rollapsrd and plunged Into the basement The first reports said several were prob ably fatally hurt Ml Yeinnn township Win Miiyunril Lime Creek town ship M rietr Ciiuepeo Iownsliip If McClui ry Crimes A sh i p O T Calveit Falls township Cr Hloek township M Ciihiilan Oweu township J Hilly First pivriiut Third Mason City 11 Htv rrlituc I n K Pratt First township pncinfl Third 10 IVilll Sehanke First pniinel Sec ond ward Mason City Slovens Seroncl ward Clear Clyde noyoe First Pieiinrt Third Mason Cily Pall First ivarc Clear Luke Inrob Fill township Coo W Hill Firs precinct First wiinl Mason Cily W F MiClclhmd Orneseo town sliio X Andinion First precincts ward Mason City Frnnk Panlnon covnsliip Aflhitr Xealls Crimes 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