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Mason City Weekly Globe-Gazette, The (Newspaper) - October 26, 1916, Mason City, Iowa VOL XXIV CITY IOWA THURSDAY 2G 15 Five Children Are Known to Be Dead in Hospital Fire Littlo Ones Perish in Five Thnt Cimi slimed Quebec Hospital Last Xight Paris Expects News of Taking Fort Vaux at Any Time Now Is Report LINES WITHIN SHORT DISTANCE OF FORTRESS Will Soon Restore Lines to Where They Stood When German Attack Opened Farnham Que Oct dren are dead and fifteen unaecountj ed for as the result of a fire this j morning which destroyed St Elizaj beth Hospital a nearby laundry and damaged several adjacent buildings The firo started apparently from a defective chimney More than 350 persons were asleep in the hospital when a blaze was discovered Un able to make their way to safety by means of the fire escapes nearly all jumped from windows Twentyfive children who leaped from the third story were badly injured when Uiey landed on the stone pavements Besides the five children at least six adults lost their lives At noon the ruins were still blazing and t is impossible to approach them to to search for from 15 to 25 persons reported missing The institution is managed by the Grey nuns and com prised two buildings one for hospi al patients and the other for the chool children Recovered from Division Four Years Ago Asserts G O P Candidate TjUTHERANS IX MA SOX CITV ANI COMMUNITY TO OJCLKDUATG IAJ1HKHAN ANNIVER SARY SUNDAY MEETING BE AT ARMORY T VlnO PARTY NOW AGAIN READY TO SERVE Paris Frauce Oct troops at Verdun are following up as East as they can the advantage gained by their seiden forward sweep on Tuesday and according to the latest information have closed in to within less than five hundred yards of the Vaux fort Announcement of its capture is momentarily expected here tlius completely restoring the French line held on February 25 The Germans at Verdun are reacting so slowly und with such apparent lack of strength that In the opinion of French miitalry men they no longer possess a general ieserve but oblig ed to withdraw mea from one section of the front LO reinforce another section in case of need FORT EVACUATED Berlin wireless Sayville Oct 26 Douaumout in the Verdun region was evacuated by the Gor man garrison prior to its capture by the French it is officially an nounced Further French attacks ot Fort Dpuaumpnt and Fort is Announced Von Mackensen is progressing with his operations against the Rus soRuuianian armies in Dobrudja it is also officially announced The bridge over the Danube was blown up by the Rumanians Teutonic troops have pushed their way fur ther into Rumanian territory on the northern front tile official statement says The ground gained is on the road to Sinaya Russian battalions yesterday iivade an advance without artillery preparation against a Ger man position to the west ot LuUlc in Volhynia The storming Rus sian waves the statement says broke under the German artillery fire WHAT HUBS DID Berlin via wireless to Sayville Oct Admiralty statement today says In month of September 111 hostile merchantmen with an aggre gate tonnage of were sunk or brought In by submarines of tho Central Powers or destroyed by Thirteen captains of hostile ships were taken prisoners and three cannon of tinned steamers were captured In addition thirty nine neutral merchanships of an aggregate of tons were sunk while carrying contraband of war LKXTEU FROM PRESIDENT Jacksonville Oct autographed letter from the presi dent of the United States and a hand some gold meflal are the proudly Nominee in Brooklyn Speech Recites History of Party Saved Nation Once New York Oct E Hughes republican presidential nominee in an address in Brooklyn oriis of OIK llumlrcil TwentyFive Voices Will Fur nish Music 1roininent Orator Will Furnish the Address Fifteen hundred people are expect ed to attend thd big Reformation fes tival Sunday evening in this city The celebration will lake place at the armory on West State street Lutherans within a radius of thir ty miles of Mason City will partici pate in this monstrous celebration last night in which he made an ap favcnteen or more congregations will nt Tusk of Raising With Vim and netorniinntioii and Work Is Well Over Tfiird Done to the young voters of Amer declared that the republican are the tolnl col lections reported for the twenty four hours ending this noon by the O A committees The total collected is now which closely approach ed the litilf way Seventyfive workers are in the field again today shouldering the task of raising and Jirod with a determination to Santic liaiid the park has already moved consider ably past onethird the way around and the campaign Is only just fairly under way At the noon in the Chamber of Commerce rooms the captuins of the hosts of determin ed workers met today to render com parative reports Applause greeted each report The highest amount was reported by Capt Mrs J W Adams whose team secured The other teams went over the mark the Bum of be ing collected by Team No 5 and by Team No 1 Incidents of Day Several interesting incidents wore brought to notice this noon One ag ed farmer woman who Mas a family of hoys but no girls and makes hoi living raising and selling vegetables has given Si One team captain got a 300 sub scription and In thanking the don or happened to facetiously remark that she had the two best looking solicitors In tho organization outside in her auto Ill give a 1 hill each for a look at them he replied Mrs Captain trotted them In and he kept his word and added the to his subscription The girls team lias set as the figure It will raise It has already raised over that sum Business men should not put tho soliictora off and say come again one business man points out Those who do not wish to give will only be courteous If they make a flnt refusal the first time they are seen and if they do not Intend give earned possessions of Captain W j not procrastinate and make the so Garland Fay of the United States marine corps for winning tho individ ual military championship of the United States today on the state rifle range at Jacksonville Fla Captain Fay outmatched his six licitors waste tlieir time on fruit peal ica party had recovered from the di vision of four years ago and is ready once more to The republican party Mr Hughes asserted sprang into being at a time of the deepest national Preserving the nation it not only abolished slavery but emanci pated the people from the curse of a destructive said the nominee After reciting at length what he termed the achievements of the party Mr Hughes aked What sort of a country does young Amer ica vibrant with patriotism desire Saying he would endeavor to an swer the question Mr Hughes con tinued He wants a country re spected throughout the world He wants a country which respects the dignity of its citizenship and thus deserves and enjoys the esteem other naaoas He wants no brag gart assertion of no policies of aggression hohas no desire for strifoj but He desires to have the American flag a symbol of firmness of a courageous and indomitable spirit of an intense love of justice of great strength well organized but never misused which secures protection to American citizens in thoir just rights throughout the world He must recognize that there is no permanent security for a people which takes counsel of its fears rather than of Its principles Timidity weakness and changing purpose are feeble custodians either of a nations honor or a nations If wre do not protect our trade Mr Hughes declared It will be con stantly menaced and shackled If the lives of our citizens are not said Mr Hughes there will be a continued invitation to slaughter by those whose con tempt we have evoked If we do not prottct our own what a mock ry it Is to talk about the opportuni ties for American nterprise through out the world How can we use these opportunities if our American engineers merchants clerks sales men bookkeepers representing American interests abroad are to be left without adequate protection In countries of frequent revolutions or unstable government Wo are told by one of the oldest apologists for the administration that It has aban doned our historic policy of full pro tection to American citizens abroad This is Ills candid interpretation not of the administrations words but of its record By wliat authority has our policy been changed It is a change that has broken a specific pledge to the country It is u change of policy vhich ought co mean a change In The republican candidate asortud we had been shockingly lacking In adequate military preparedness be represented There were 1200 people in attendance last year hut this year a still larger attendance is looked forward to for Lutherans at a distance have expressed their de sirs to b3 present The 899th anni versary of the Protestant Reforma tion falls on Octoivr 31st but the Lutheran Pastoral Association of this community thought it best to cele brate he event Sunday evening One of the great features of this festival will be the large chorus which will render several beautiful anthems This chorus is made up of 125 talented singers They have re hearsed tlieir selections under their respective directors for some time A rare treat IB in store for all mu sic lovers Besidesthis great chorus there will be other musical numbers rendered by artists who have studied abroad and also with some of the best teacliers of this country Dr G H Gerhordlng of tho Chi cago Theological Seminary will give the address of the evening He has a nationwide rrpuLatlbu He in the author and writer of several relig ious books a teacher of marked abil ity and a successful preacher This Lutheran divine comes a long dis tance to make this most important address and as such the association feels that this lecture will be very inspiring nnd instructive to all Rev Win Engelke of Rockwell will preside The chorus will be un der the direction of Rev Richard M Vordale of this city Rev Oswald Mall and Miss Emma Vordale will bo the accompanists The program to be rendeerd is as follows A Arthur Utsrher Ye Assembly Scripture Reading and Pravcr Rev C C A Jensen of Our Life and God of Our Chorus Vocal C F Berthelaen Mexican Situation More Ser ious Than It Had Been for Long Time FEAR BANDIT CAN TAKE Wilson in Ohio Today Talks to Cincinnati Folks President Getting Uiuhusitkstlc Ue ceptioii in ISuckoyo State Todiiy Cincinnati Oct his arrival here shortly before noon President Wilson greted tho people ot severni Ohio towns declaring hs enthusiastic welcome by crowds shows a large number of my fellow citizens believe in me An enthusiastic welcome and crowded program awaited President Wilson on hie first visit to Cincinnati since he became President After bolus svelcomed by Mayor George Puuhta at the Chamber of Commerce Presi de nt Wilson was to speak briiifly and hold u reception following which he was to be turned over to ALL NORTHERN MEXICO He womans city 1 Club for a brief interval After j being the guest of honor at a busi ness mens club dinner tonight the Situation Precludes Possibility i wiu olivt11 ad leaving later for Shadow Lawn of Any More Troops Be With the Russians are Hold ing Own in Dobrudja Re gion Today ing Relieved Washington Oct 2G Villiata Speaking at the Chamber of Com merce Wilson urged spiritual unity of the people to prepare tor the greater work ahead of this na tion Tho streets here wove thronged with cheering hundreds as Wilson activity near Chihuahua had its efwas taken from the train to a hotel feet today of convincing nis arrival here no thought should be given to removal of the guardsmen from border pnlro duty or withdrawal of Pershings column from General Mexico Fear is felt if Villa should suc ceed in his apparent movement to capture Chihuahua he might find it easy to get control later of nearly all of Northern Mexico The entire Mexican situation is regarded more serious than for many rouths Roosevelt Flays Wilson at Clinton Clinton Oct by a band and a huge crowd when his train stopped here for change of en gines en route from Denver to Chi cago this morning Colonel Theodore Rooseevlt in an unscheduled speech flayed Wilson for his too proud to light declaration and compliment ed Iowa as a state of intense Amer where men and women are willing to encounter risks and make ail convictions For seven and 1 half years I was President of the United said Roosevelt and In that iimo not i shot was fired against an alien 1oe and not an American num wom 111 or child was murdered by a for eign power The principal reasons were that I endeavored to exercise scrupulous Justice with foreign pow ers and every foreign power knew that I was not too proud to French Horn Heck August The Churchs One Foun Assembly Thy Burden Upon the Lord Chorus Reformation Dr G H Gerhordiiigf Tenor Solo R M Webhlemoe Break Forth Into Jov Chorus j A Mighty Fortress Js Our God Assembly Rev Thor inoncl KK h French Cavalry Occupies More CHECKING ENEMY IN TRANSYLVANIA NOW Hussions Also Claim to Bs Stepping Strong Attacks in Carpathians Dubrodii Chicago lOxpects Knrtlier Innease h Oast of Staff of Chicago Oct prices for bread within the next few was again predicted by members of the Master Rakers Association today following increases in cost of flour yesterday It was said there are hut few bak ers in the city with more than a few days supply of flour on hand Chi cago bakers will hold a meeting on Saturday night in an effort to induce Chicago congressmen to back the movement for an embargo on tho shipment of wheat LOW GKADKS ADVAXOK Minneapolis Oct Macedonian cleaiH lind low srrule floul noc today Do it Flit it Your Name 011 tho Books This You Fail You May Your Vote TJonrd of registration are in session today hi each of tho oiRht precincts of the city aiul will he tomorrow nnd Saturday County chairmen of both ma jor parties are today urging hat every voter register TODAY or 11 not tmhiy this week without Uont put off registration uu the last lny he bofore election The registers will lie very flint fitly the inrdy ones nnd hose who linvo lieim out of own this wetk iiiul you may not lie able o isUr iluii IOVKUV voter must rivitster his your whether he has xl his place of residence stiuO tinlust oliXtion or not Kntiroly now registration hooks nve bcinti1 made up niwl no isle is last of places will lie found on Uirce Kifiistor IHHV Up to 2 Oclock today but K1 2 voters had registered for the elec tion on Xov 7 but it is oxpcctud that u good many will rogisfor after Hie supper hour tonight ns the booths are open until 9 oclock p m This is somewhat lower than four years ano In the second precinct of second ward ho roglstration i booth has been changed from the liopp Orocfiry Store to the Bass Bar ber shop Below are registrations for each precinct First Ward First Precinct Second Precinct Second First reciuct 1 Second Third Ward First Precinct ri Second Precinct 21 Fourth Ward First Precinct Second Precinct 1 Pelrograd via London Oct 26 Pressure of Field Muraha Mackonseirs army iu RuKSilln and Hum nu u is orn H weilkcno11 somowlmt it is olficially announced today On the Transylvania front the Ru manians nrested he proKress of perior forces Pelrognul via London Oct 26 HusSlail in fnV T US Ure withstand ing teutonic assaults it is officially announced today it is reported of ficially an attack on the height northwest of the Capul mountain iu that region was repulsed Bucharest via London Oct 26 Capture by the Rumanians oliVIouxit Kerokharaa on the Transvlvuiilan hundred by making 08 points ant of a possi ble 100 at one thousand yards and again brought distinction to the U who have won this an While the workers and the cap tains wer sipping their coffee the details of the big campaign system j This was revealed ne added at the were freely discussed andpoints Two More Towns in Macedonian Bixtyseven competitors doubt explained The movement Is S marines mial match four eight years times in the past SAXTA FE IKOSIMCKOUS gaining momentum enthusiasm is on the increase This Will be the biggest tiling that ever happened In Mason fity de Tjpeka Oct big Kfist years business in the history of the company is to be reported to the stockholders of the Alchlson Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad who gathered in this city today to transnct tho l business of their twentyfirst annual meeting Thf of two Short linen o froad one in California one in Texas and the lonso ot file Dodge City and Val ley between anil to he ratified at the i owe mtuh of what Four directors are also and io bo The directors whose tha govern expire tiro slated for Tn order t Urlng thr ij are fOIt up to dole ve have rlared a leading hsslness man of tho city Mason City has never failed to respond to appeals made to its civ Tho Worth of the Women After all young women are of no less importance than young men Is a statement frequently made That remark calls to mfrul the from Kmerson Women aiv the rlv Illzors of mankind What is livilixa power of good The following sentiment is taken frnni JamT liryoe wlio has such a keen insight into Anioriotin institu tions Xo country seems to owe so much lo its women as America We s iHsl in our In tho bou glon Are Kepiirt Occupied Mexican border where We had Paris Oct cavalry on grave delays a revelation of a weak j the Macedonian front supported by to and inadequate system of an armyinfantry occupied two villages illequipped deficient In rifles the southwest of Lake vWei shoes uniforms and jlay it Is officially The In addition he said large mini Serbians threw back the derm us bor of the men were physicnly in tlieregion of tlio fit for Cerrm river With a world in arms and a Mex ican policy provocative of trouble Mr Hughes declared appropriate measures for the count ryi delenlie wore delayed by the Wilson admin istration I speak In terms of the highest praise of tre patriotism of the said Mr Hughes hut Ij 5 U ni priivs They are quoted at US AT iKi V raided from Oct COBread six cents 7 to S srxrt Tntal Minnesota Assembly Ordered to Convene in M oancy continues beyond the Riiniiiuian Croiuiiu nucharest Oct AustroGu man forces have now been driven ev erywhere beyond the western front ier of Moldavia the northern prov ince of Rumania the statement says llieir losses wore very heavy ST MAS Minneapolis Oft An iineon iirmcd report was current ji rhiui oiul cirekH loday that the Canadian Nortbirn Railway Company has uur a controlling interest in tho Minneapolis and St Louis road Of ficials of latter oad are on an inspection tour today and could not he rebelled Floyd Speaks to Community Club The feature of early part oi II Community Club booster talk for FJoyd Chamber I ho program in tho ie evening at tho last evening was i the club given by secretary oC tho of Commerce He brought out tho great of the as sociation of from every walk in life as on bigfanilly and as one social unit Do not let social pride or greater wealth keep you from associating with those who may have less ad vantages for when such a line la drawn you are weakening the foun dation of an ideal city or commun ity The purpose of this club to weld together in one common mass tho younger people of Mason City and give tliom a common means of entertainment and The vocal solo by Mrs Lawronni Dinscli was another pleasing feature of tho program Spellbinder Woodard also spoke explaining the aims and pur poses of the club Iowa Baptists In Convention LANDS XOT IX WiOST 1roliiliilioiv Candidate Titrates in Another Section Smls A Ynft to the N Oct bad lands hi this country are no longer West in West nnt hnvejpoll of the for jbein rolled in liquor barrels to theregarding the St Paul Opt 2i Otrcrncr Rum DOH Moiiies Oct 2G The seven nuist today Isswrt u 11 for a sue tyfiiLh anniversary of the Iowa Bap ciul session of the sJtre j list convention began in tho Forest to assemble 1 1 a m Saturday i Avenue Baptist church of Ues Molnes October 21i for tlu purpose of toni evening with addresses of wil JKideiins IcigiKla i m making it i come by Governor Jeo W Clarko Thorn bit National Mayor InLm Km1 K M men now on the Mexican border to Griffin of the church o voto in I hi general election on Nov 7tJi Tlu governors call a of wanl 1 Borwlnd of Kow York Henry C of HOU cr A Btiv ell cf Chicnpo find C of Jilfrrlarii Kin the ftil Ifwlng from Vrosldent Vilaon Vniinij Uomona Ciiriii ilan Association is In my opinion admiraljlo and f think it a serious criticism of our military organixation that should be compelled to send men from their peaceful to the Mexican j border for police duty because we had not a regular army large enough for the purpose jitiiS with their Mr Hughes declared himself in favor of a world court for the f j ten inalion of jiisUliahln conlrovcr through we shall have of the growth of dents aiording to I ho genius of jui lit ions t Thfwar he ndded iiriF hud effect of rt tariff giving inantifacturers opporturi London Got nntish steamship Sidmoutb has been sunk The crew was safely landed rp Agency reports VliJST TO old Northwest Ira Landrith session A majority is in billon vice presidential nominee tof the session told New York crowds vviien iliej entered the state The very frontiers of civilisa be said have been rolled in rum barrels from I he wild and woui ly now ilrv ind law aliidiiir natural effect tbe dead woods and dodge cities wages on ind liiittes flripiilo Creeks Iloises of to KOO AmericalOho Illinois New York nnd Xcnv phy ieally iami of IilKrjm ft Icein with ivery opj we looked for it on our Western tour we saw no drunken a spe favor i Vowiirk Oct Mrs wlio hi tho lirrt woman for a iirluulry for th tinir i fill I LIV key to tho f rrtunt Aiiierica kind a country dooa voijng America ness in the dry ot the West North Dakota Idaho Washington Oregon Arizona Colorado and in the tniteit Staffs to apply penfidii under the new Aslilrook tel hrr IlMinsylvania ibin Inlay nnnveriiary at home in city Mrs Lovcjoy born at ISlij tn ha been n resideni of Hi is section for noarly 70 retains pnssesiiion of her fannlties to remarkable degiee nnd In able to jail wiiliout tile aid which Mr C Farmer of Cedar 1apids Or C D Gray ot tlie Standard delivered iQ address on The Challenge of Latin A general meeting of the Baptist women of the state was held during the altiTiioon The women decided j not to adopt the tJlun of a slnglecol agfiily for Jielr missionary s The advisory board of the Womens MisHidiiiuy society of tho clrl a meeting In tbe morning During the afternoon the board of of the Jiaptlst con vent ion a mcituiir and paascrt on their to the i wan also a tho young peo nli commission of UK convention Over 500 delegates and vlHilora arc already in ittoiiilance nnd morci an it i prohablcthat over will be fie record at of he convention
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