Mason City Globe Gazette, October 19, 1916

Mason City Globe Gazette

October 19, 1916

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Mason City Weekly Globe-Gazette, The (Newspaper) - October 19, 1916, Mason City, Iowa MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER Governor Clarke JWU1 to Toxns Shortly before 10 oclock this morning a general strike at all brick aud Uie plants in Mason City except the two owned by tho ational Clay Works was called by officers of the Brick Tileami Terra Ootta Workers Union The managements of the Mason City Brick Tile company which has four plants besides its central station the American Brick Tile company which has two plants the North SO ASSERTS COPYWR1TED Iowa which has one nig plant all Employes at Seven of Uie Brick and Tile Plants Quit Work TlUs Moru of Union anil the Winter Wage Scales tho Questions Involved ARTICLE BY THE ASSOCI ATED PKESS TOOAY SEEMS TO BE BELIEF OF MEN OF BOTH SIDES Germans Fortifying Every Vil lage arid Every Gully Alantj reported that practically all eiaployea of all classes of labor had dropped their work The North Iowa reported that a few men remained at work tor a time but none of them stayed more than an hour or so coming In and quitting saying their lives were threatened if they remained None of the men at the North Iowa called for their checks altho told they would be promptly pre pared for them Koply to Demands The union demanded that managers sign an the managers sign an agreement recog Front tOMalce IJtght Harder nizing the union guaranteeing the adherence to the present wage scale through the winter months and ask Copyright by Associated Press n of from to Special to The GlobejGazetto Brtiish faront in France Oct IS via London last another Oct 19 Tho war will year according to con of opinion among British sol diers and their leaders This Is also the opinion of the Germans it the views ol prisoners count for any thing Before the grand offensive started a high authority informed a corres pondent of the Press that the German line would not be broken this summer and slow slow operauenveun represeiualives oc t of wearing dowu the Germans I plants and the American would be inaugurated protoably last per day for the burners The North Iowa refused to sign this but stated that in all probability the present maintained ivaga scale or at least could be one higher Ing through another summer With f the approach winter conditions military movements dif fieiiH this officer recalled his pre diction and in discussion of the situ ation today said We know what he German r aourcea wero what ours were and the time reeiuired to force a decisive vic tory for our arms Is a matter of cal German prisoners taken during the Bummer Invariably spoke of ponce being a certainly in autumn They the Somme thrust as the final effort of the allies for the de be than any summer scale in past years Thig was not acceptable to the un ion and men regardless of whether they belonged to the union or not went out Hold Conference At the Mixson City Brick Tile offices this morning after the men quit there a conference was opened between representatives of those four plants at noon which was in progress At some of the Denison plants the men culled for their checks at oth tte 11 Jan off Iciiis said they had not No Disorders Tho walkout waa not attended by any disorders at any of the plants The men quit work nuietly and there was no boisterous behavior The only thing which verged on complaint about their behavior was tlie report that the men who remained at work at the North Iowa were threatened National Not Affected At the National Clay Works tho mon were not called out when tho other plants to si Manager Winters sent cislon aud after it peace would made Their tone Is entirely to sign the agreement fereat now They recognize it is by the union officials which call flght to the finish between the man jed for recognition of the unlou Ho powtr and resources of the two foes however write a counter pro that the ultimate decision will come Posal to the employes of the com from tearful attrition on the western jpany agreeing that no man would vhich now will know no interte discharged for membership In the PARIS CLAIMS HOMELESS MADE ARMY OF CAPTURE 0V VILLAGE OFFICIALLLY ANNOUNCED Allies Evidently PushJny the Fighting Now in the Region to the Northof Sulonila Special to Tho GlobeGazette Paris Oct 19 The Serbians have captured the village of Brod on the western end of tho Macedonian front it ij officially announced today Special to GlobeGazette Sofia via London Oct of the allied attacks with heavy losses on various points on the Salon iki front ficially yesterday was reported of MOK1C FRISXCJI MAHIXES Athens via London Oct 10A further detachment of French ma landed yesterday The demanded the use of university buildings rines wore comtmuidjr parliament and as barracks Reason ti Believe Identification of Man lit Charles City Alndu by Of Not Correct It was said today by officials that mere is still eiuesthm as to whether the Whltey Iu jail at Charles Cfly on a charge of assault with Intent to commit murder is tho Whitoy wanted here for auto stealing The first identification of the nan Is now questioned by tho local officers Attorney General Cosson yester day ruled that all Iowa soldiers sor vhig on the Hexiqan border will be entitled to vote at the general elec tion Nov 7 i Governor Clarice will appoint commissioners to ttake pollbooks and ballota to Brownsville and conduct the election t There will be two polling places at Brownsville and one at Douna where tne Vcavalry Is station ed Secretary of Stite Allen Is send ing word to all county auditors af fected uring thorn to sand him copies of tlieir sample ballots at once as the time in which to prepare the balota for the soldiers is very short About thirtythree counties are af fected Under the ruling of tho attorney general the soldiers will be per mitted to vote without regard to the requirements of registration in cities County Auditor1 Frost has receiv ed a request from the stale officials for a copy of the county ballot so the soldiers can vote for local offi cers as well as state and national This copy wll be aont forward promptly All Mason City people who have friends or relatives on the border who aro eligible to vote aro much pleased at the governors de cision Governor Clark0 said today he would appoint four commissioners fe go to the border to take tho vote of the Iowa troops Tho said an polntments will probably bo made at once and a noupartlsan commis sion consisting of two democrats and two republicans will be chosen The governor addpd that the com missioners wJlud be sent to the bor der about a week bpfore election day in order to permit them to mnke the necessary arrangements for cast Ing of the ballots As soon as the decision of ihe department oE jus tice on he olel law was made known Secretary of State Allen got into com munication with virtually every coun ty in the state to ttie county auditor for printing tho bal lots It is expected that virtually every county will have to send bal ots containing tho names of the coun ty candidates to the border Be cause of tho short time remaining efore election county auditors have eeh requested to send their county ilckets to the secretary of state The ballots will be prepared In Des Molnes The guardsmen will adel ibout 4ijOO votes to Iowas total SUJfK Cunard min front w mission until the end The Germans are determined to make every village on the western front a fortress that will yield only when reduced to pow der by shell fire am every gully and crate r a machine gun post to secure their feat defensive against critical de AILM ATL SHIPS 17 via Lon union and agreeing to keep tho present wage scale in effect until next spring or for a year if desired The National Clay Works also granted the request of the burners for increase in pay from to This morning Mr Winters said he did not know whether his proposal was satisfactory to tho men and ho had no way of knowing whether a strike might still he called or not Result of Mooting Tlie action of the brick and tllo Thp I leni acuuii ai uie uricK ana tuo if the meet Berlin Tuesday Oct den Oct 19 Delayed lcto Zeitung evening edition of the at a meet Anzeiger publishes a report nt Ie Casino theatre last even the British have ordered the arming The men votcd to stnko at 10 of al merchantmen rsult Germany may and says as a be forced to tako up a sharper submarine cam paign with consequent enelangermont of GermanAmerican relations and continues If It Is true that England actual oclock at all of the plants the National Clay Works which It waa reported had agreed to a con New York Oct liner Alaunia was sunk by In the English Channel betweenFal mouth and London cables to the ejunard line here say The Ahiunia sailed from New York October 7 with passengers and line officials believed to have landed at Falsmouth according to usual cus tom with Captain Bentson and some of the crcw but some are missing the cables reported Tbd Aliiunia called at Falmouth Tuesday and was on heir svay to Lon don when she struck the mine thia morning TUB crew numbered and when she sailed she had 185 cabin passengers steerage A few wero Americans The Alaunia was built in 1313 ALLIES MAKE PUOGKESS SOUTH OF RIVISH SAYS THE REPOUT TODAY ALL PAST GAINS ARE HELD AGAINST GERMAN POTTER AND WAV SHOULD GO Oct Tele of America compos to arm all its merchant men with heaviy and therefore faryistruetc carrying guns and thus label thorn a in plainly as warships intended for ateil1 tack It cannot be avoided that whether we wish to or not we must tract recognizing the union under an r open shop agreement The meeting i voted to accept this contract Atd Ule wcrc associated the meeting last evening the men J days of the telephone in Atlanta today for its were cauUoned about violence men and give sharper tendency to our rine OHIO JANS Special to GlobeGazette Berlin Oct 19 via London perato fighting occurred yesterday to meet every morning at at the hall corner of Fed ieral and Sixth Street S W SomeShooting must Before noon the police hael receiv rePOits that celebration of the tho strike by discharging of pistols and other firearms In the Powder street district near the Denison plants bael commenced Shortly after the slriko was oalloel the foreign laborers went home don ncel their best clothes and com menced gathering in the streets In Des tils 1 nip iiont it tils QOrJ1 nip iiont it oliifinilv announced in co of eYfor s I189 ntfttters oC towll o r f n any of thm aunual reunion Thp meeting will continue two days and will he pure ly of a social nature The member ship includes Prof Alexander Bell Theodore N Vail R H Starrctt and p number of others who have been actively Identified vvtth the telephone industry since the daya of Its Infancy MISSION AUY MEKTIXO Algona Oct Wom ens Hoard of Missions for tho In the Congregational church s holding Its state convention hero Special to Tho GlobeGazette Louisburg Oct H Patterson a wealthy bachelor ago was shot and killed last night by a mysterious assassin who fired thru a window near where Patterson waa seated reading Pattersons two sisters attempted to telephone for aid Lut found the wires into tilt house wore cut IHSASIEROlS Die iu Wisconsin Two Trainmen Accidaut us ti ifj i v e The meeting which opened Manitowac Oct aud Northwestern train No Ill Mil waukee to Ashland wan wrecked In side the local yards last midnight killing Engineer Fitzgerald and Fire man Duchalso who are believed to bis buried in tho wreck Several otiiern were Injured The wreck was caused by norao one breaking a lock and throwing the swithch turning on the light indicating a clear track FIFTH ATTEMPT Chicago Oct Is tho fifth attempt to wreck thla train It was stated at the general offices of tho j road that it was probably tho work of an Insane person Vuinily op Minohes and Latnai sonctlc Srcnc of Advsinccs French in Yesterdays Fight iiuj Special to The GlobesGazette Paris Oct of the Som me between Blaches and Lamaison ette the French made further pro gress last night it ia officially an nounced All gains achieved yester day wore held iu Uie of several counter attacks continued from daylight until and are said to avo failed partial re ly under German fire The German wero either held or recapj after being lost Thr Germans ipnny was prepared to begin paying ok the offensive yps to relay in Voloff mon at 2 p in nnel a sironfj pshynin capturing Russian tronnlios jdctall of polico under James C Tiu tho West brink din Stekhod on hand to sco that Pay Off Men The North Iowa Briik Tile eom nl In boing attended by notable workers of the church from all over the also thnt HtaokR near Tiuluiow with heavy IOKSOU I V o Tho MitinRopolifl Oct 1IIFroel con 2C elod today n a siistriince ichilc1 fjarticijial In n scrub hal hrrc tlu no disorder and to see iiy of Iho mpj carried roilccaloil t via 0 troops aro pushing back Invading AustroOermnn forceH Ion ihe Trannytvania frontier if was officially announced At Praodol tJie Hnnianlnna drove back the Teu tonf boynnd tho border The Ru forced ho Teutonn to rotlro taking six hundrod prlronors and officials nunon eif fffinn t AnoilHT ffumanlnn at heUvein tho Tim fonfirance of hn nion anrl tin City Uriel ruxl Tile fiuupaiiy cials prnvef far T 111 off of the itrio concerned though It Iho that possibly the frauU h wiiich luul r nffi uiy roault In uome rcnclioel Jt waa said that labor from other cjtlofi found a situation existing than they had it tolu before uith tho offictrd of the ompnny la Teutons such proposition war mad to the I J Mason City Brick Tile Company said that was accepted from the Xalional Cluy anel It If luiperl that tomorrow umyj atiei porno Trodi a taking Jliss Mariiaret OCemnell AXional Sccretiujef the V W O A Ar for the rs WUl Helji Miss Jiargarct OCounoll national secretary for the north central fiold arrived today to aid in the big Y W C A Building Campaign which starts Monday Mfcm ODonnelfa scr vicea are given to Alasoo City through the national organization of the Y of High School In Line Several hundred of Mason Htya potential womanhood met In the as sembly room of the high school to practice yells and songs for the cam paign Miss Decker led the girls in the practios but thoro WUB so much spirit present that they did re quire much lending The assembly room fairly rang with unrestrained enthusiasm Bostur Tags The booster tags for tlie Y W C A are becoming more numerous ev ery day Almost every lady you meet is wearing one These lays represent that he wearer has pledged her loyal ty to the Y W C A According to reports from those in charge of the oampaigu there will be little difficulty about workers to keep the campaign machinery going when It Is ret in motion Monday October 23rd Semio of the workers have been assigned to visit the schools to distribute pennants to ery girl big or little some will be at the armory to take cnro of decora tion for the Citizens Rally Supper some havo been assigned to take care of the tables for the supper oth ers will be at the Commercial dull rooms making preparations for the Girlfl Gettogether The y W C A cafeteria will have its corps of work ers for the supers but as its capnctty is limited a good doal of the work will bo done in home kitchens Automobiles Will Help U ia planned that 150 automobiles will start working for the campaign Monday being decorated with pen nants representing the purpose and object U is the aim of thn workers have every shop window and decorated wtlh some pledge of ty TluHiness Ihe church the home heschool tho press the commercial nlBiOHts of the city aro all linked to gether for the accomplishment of the Tho Commercial club rooms just north of tlir Cerro Gordn hotel and tho armory will he busy centers on Monday evening October 23rl Ono of tiio workers aptly expresses it when sho snys Verdun1 will he boni barelod by an army of allied girls and it is sure to fail before the en emy In other words Verelun rep resents failure and when tho allied womon uiel girlr of Mnson City assail failuro ho liurcoss of tho campaign rod Iorugnition ol V W 1 John rlont lr any man who has investec n millien in tho host Invnsl to Germans Pay High Honor to Lieutenant Who Has Ac counted ior Large Number ol Allied Craft Special to The Berlin via Oct The order of Pour le Morite has been awarded to Lieutenant Commander Arnauld de la Perriere commander of the Submarine U35 for his achievements in sinking vessels totaling tons Among the vessels destroyed by tho U53 were one French one Ifing lish aud one small cruiser Whiles assigned to the Mediter ranean Porriere sank a number of loaded transports and munition yup ply ships and eleven armed mer chantmen He is credited with fight ing seventeen battles in one voyage destroying tons of shipping and bringing home four cannons aj prices MARINE GOT HIS DOC Wachlngton Oct grovormnental machinery stood stuck still today while a thirteen year old girl stood a group of digni fied generals and tearfully pleaded for the life of a little yellow dog She was Esther Smiley of Mary land sister of Private Peter Smiley recruit In tho United States Ma rine Corps and the dog she held In her arms hnd been Peters playmate since youth Itovor will surely die of griof unless you send him on to my tho little girl sobbed And wonder of wonders Ihe dig nified geiiomls undorstooel the little girls plea aud acting instanter to preclude the embalming of Rover In ill a reel tape of officialdom gave the necessary Instructions and with in an the playmate of Private Peter Smiley was crated up ready For shipment to the Marine Corps recruit depot Port Royal S where Peter is In training for the land and sea duties of marines PIPESTOXE WIMVESOTA EX ES WOKST IILIZ OCT ISSO STOHW SWKECPS WESTERN Indiana OtJni Valloy Gull or iMcxico TOJJAY ho Hiwm That and Florida Jury to be SiUtrtod to Dispose of tutc ol Twenlylivo from tins iluiiuiiiin Comimiiy Kate of twentyfive casks juurts of beer iihippod hero by lionncpln Browing Company a weeks ago seized by tho police at lie Great Western Freight house ia o bo elecided by u Jury in Justice KlmJialla court Hearing of the nifilter was commenced toelay The stiite claims In this case to inve absolute direct proof that the ieiuor was shipped here In violation of law one man paying for all of it Special to Tho Onuiluv Out rain und sleel Htoim at lasi night turned into SJMMV Tlie snowstorm cMcudiil all over Month Jiuia XuliniNkit und 1Wr Inches of snow fell jit Norfolk two Inches of snow at Siluux City and two inches of mum at Kallfi S where tho tempera ture Is slightly below PipOMlone Minn Oct Htono today IB in the grip of tha worst full blizzard since the memor able storm of October 15 1JSO Sweeping in from the west Ibe whirling snoiv drove tlic cnipuratiiro down below 1he loiut Tha began in Western Canadti tak ing u course it wiift ied dowji through Montana rode on a stiff gale into part of North Da kola and swung down to the South ern hordur of Xorth Dakota white blanketed parts of Northern Houtlj iwkeitu anil today whitled over into Minnesota STOKM STL1 OX and distributing the bills of lading o the men whose names appear on the casks and collecting for it The police have strong hopes in view of getting a conviction In a caae with loss direct proof yesterday of getting an order for the con lemnniion of the entire shipment t is expected that prosecution of the solicitor will follow thia hearing f the slates case developes as ex pected Venire Constable Coo Ooodwin was on land to get the venire for the drniv ng of the jury and Justice ICimhal snucd it to Mm Attorneys rom tho the offic ho men Washington Oct tropl cal hurricane which swept rowl lLot 1U l1 ol XItxic lior and Alabama had into Indiana lexiy with its intensity tern Lakes and the Atlantic in Its norllioast movoiuont the official forecaster proeliouetr ii would in crease in force The storm warnings were ordered threnighout the Great Lakes and on the A thin tie coast states from Knat Port to Ilat toras N C Tho battleship Nebrnsla return ing from Vera Cruz to Boa ton reported to department today that It passed through tho West Indian undamaged Commander Finnk McCrary in charge of the naval aero station at Peusacola telegraphed that the hurricane canned tho buildings dirigible aeroplanes there slight damage to sheds and to y Southern Alabama and from ys finished striking namosf Covering from list shorllv boforo 3 p m swept out of the wont out to call In COr3t causing two deaths and property and i Cnndichilo CUics Winding Tonitjlit at marine loss Altogther the vlnd at tained a ftroatesr velocity than that which tlio slorm of last July Both Mobiland Ponsacola the chief cillos in tho hurricanos pnlh suffered far loss Tho jteital loss In tho wo oitlos will pro bably iot cxooiv Train snrvlcn from Porsacola to Jackson villo will he suHpoiiilrrl for a woak M fhieUons and Indulge Special to Tho GloboGaxotto Grand UnpidK Oct this the last day of Charier 1C I Hughes presidential campaign trip vimland X 1 Ool in r tho nominoo went from hero to Hayiwill cloe r thence to SnRlnaw and FlJnlJ nalemaV K Seak MtL o Ohio Of the Now Torsoy Stato Ho will arrive in morrow afternoon he niaele New Only York to ri brief Sagriaw Sii1 up of the Crin ljlll The counter propo iioi Cliy t i IHJi iliiel tlie cloil b Fairmont of woro Orl 1 uiiiomb an explonlon n n coal mine aL Rar ranksvillo It is bcliovod theri aro cbont twoaty work I m this to you in a siiril not ia o voting man but an a tnnn of discro tiein and of years because I want convey to you the profound inipro eioii f have of Uiis bringn thn total inirUoly inllos Mr HupfheH Mlll r YnrK until the next vvevk n tvip main In liitlor ot KxpeTlmenf with tho nhl of mado by Iho ilalc Tho will ho ejponoil tho firil ejf noxt month and will he oontinurd for rho nlijelti of tho coiilosl to improve Iho nnel idil tei tlio mineral ef hUKhnndrv thus devclopins tlie groattst noss all of hins Onei liuuelroel ponn of ton birdfi eui ono POM an entry vill in ho ;