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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 14, 1916, Mason City, Iowa VOL XXIV MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER 14 1916 NO 8 Being Translated and Prepar ed to Submit to President Wilson ARRIVED DURING THE NHGHT After Being Examined by Wil son Will Be Submitted to hj Foreign Offices Washington Dec view that the entente allies veject Germanys propos nls without examination was rejected at the embassies of tho entente allies today The allies i may call for a statement of tho 1 proposed peace yteatns LITERACY TEST PASSES Washington Dec immi grationbill containing the restric tive literacy test admisslon ot aliens which caused throe presidents to veto such a measure passed the Bfenate 64 to 7 The amended bill cow goes to conference note con veying the proposal of peace by tho 1 central powers which the United ij States Is to transmit to the entente belligerents arrived during the night n rid is being prepared for President Wilson today The document is said to stantially the same as published in dispatches from Berlin report of the Overseas News ttgency Accompanying it was a confidential sport from the American charge ewj understood to be an outline of fthgrftifairSwhich led up to the Qer jminciiattcollors and the lending of the proposals As soon as Whltlpck in Belgium attdithe Prance England Japan and Russia drid at the Serbian and Rumanian governments Thfe actual transmittal of brings up the im pbrtant quest ion of whether President Wilsonwill act merely aa an inter mediary the traiiamlttal expression of hopa that the proposals for a consideration of peace ibe not rejected without examination andreflection The opinion prevails that thepres ident wants to add something and is looking forward to a movement for a league of nations to preserve peace J as one clement of tho settlement After reading the German note carefully Secretary Lansing said while there were some differences in translation and arrangement of para graphs when compared with the un official copy absolutely no change in meaning He said the note would go forward to the belligerents presumably today and that no decision has been rcach the United States accompany It with any ex Jpreflsion 1 The Gorman note was the only one Nothing has been hoard Vof the communications from Austria Bulgaria and Turkey but it was said forwarded in the same Vmaniier without delay r At least one of tha European neu Jtrals herp has already sent a dia Vpatch to his home government ask he authorized to aesuro Presi dent Wilson of the support of his gpyernmerit in sending eoma oxpres sion to the entente designed to iu Railway Matt Pay Claims Considered Washington Dec of more than eight hundred railroads against the federal government in volving nearly for extra compensation for mail transportation were reviewed todayby the supreme court The hearing was In the so called railway mall pay divisor cases and was argued first before the court in April 1916 Deportation Note Received Claims We Are Mistaken Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Dec reply to the American protest against deportation of Belgians arrived at the state department today It IB under stood to contend the United States has not been accurately Informed as to the purpose of the deportations which are Bald to be made on the ground of social necessity Investigators to Find Themselves New Field of Work Special to The GlobdGazette Washington Dec Borland resolution ordering the federal trado commission investigate all angles of tho high coat of living ncluding the producing capacity of the United States and possible violations the antitrust laws was reported favor ably today by the House judiciary committee TO OWN MERCHANTMEN Special to Tho GlobeGazette London Dec McNa mara announced In the house ot com mons that the admiralty la consider ing arming merchant ships GEORGE WORSE offer to Special to The GlobeGazette London Dec condition ot David LloydGeorge has taken a slight turn for the worse Ho suf fered considerably from a severe chill contracted early in the week and physicians have ordered him to remain In bed Third House Holding Sea sion at Washington Com mencing ABOUT SCORE OF GOVERNORS ATTEND Same Number of Governors elect and Former Executives Attending Meeting Washington Dec ninth annual governors conference opened today More than a score ot state chief executives were present to dis cuss state administration problems and other questions About an equal number of governorselect and for mer governors are attending One of the most important subjects for discussion is the executive budget Recount Refused Special to The GlobeGazette Dec sentative Samuel Beakers democrat has lost his fight to obtain a certlfl cate of eelctlon over his republican opponent Mark Bacon Attorney Gen eral Grant Fellows held tho state can vassers had no authority to grant the recount for the congressional can didate demanded by Beakers i to Troops GermanHeadquarters in the West Wednesday via London Dec German peaceij note was read at noon Tuesday to all re serves and troops reaing behind the The effect of the annnouce hient wao to forth spontaneous shouts of joy tempered later by the doubt as to whether the entente would agree to make peace now It was generally agreed however the note comes at exactly the right time and In case it is rejected the fight ing will continue with Increased vig Cixnndns Attlbirto Special to The GlobeGazette Ottawa Dec attitude toward the German proposal Is Indicated In a message sent by Sir George Foster acting premier of the dominion to Premier LloydGeorge follows Canada stands with the empire for a vigorous prosecution of the war until complete victory ia at Gets Them Paris Dec Italian gov ernment has received the central powers peace as to tho conditions on which peace negotiations might open arc lacking Reparation London Doe to the peace proposals Andrew Bonar Law said in the house of commons the en tente required adequate reparation for tho past and adequate security for the future SCHOOL TEACHER AND FARMER AMONG THOSE WHO SENT THEIR TO FUND FOR THE CHARITIES ijung school teacher whose sal ary ia not of a size to put the re cipient into tho plutocrat class tho tendency of the great state of Iowa in regard to wages for her peda gogues being well known hfts manag ed to find 2 to send to tho Giobo Gazette for tha Asnoclated Charities Cant you who draw down a far f larger monthly Innult than this hard worked and undor paid teacher as weil Tho poor women and kda jbf Mason City need your help I Another donation which came yos tenlay that la worthy of special men tion came from a young farmer and again the man who found a nparo 2 hill wan not particularly wealthy But nevertheless ho dug n two dollar William out of hn old wallet signed the coupon pinned It to tlio CrosnUIn and sent it in man JIvoa tit Borne distance from Mason Olty and lias no Immediately personal call to nssiat ua in caring Cov tho needy at the Chrlritmas goixuon If one for whom Mnsioii Oily Jias jio particular tlen oxoopt hat it In his trading point lakns Interest pnough in hor nipbjojna to extend aid promptly and to the full extent asked should not every man in Mason Olty whose homo will he com fortablo by reason of his own energy on Christmas day bo to do an much A lot more monoy In needed If a good thorough visitation to tho city by Santa Claun is to bo made Do It today Sign on tho dotted lino pin Ihe coupon to a 2 bill or a check nnd send It in Jf you prcfov to extend aid person ally call Mrs Irono Bell at Phone No 150 or Mrs Ella CllgglU at No 850 and thoy will furnish iho name and nddrosa of a nondy and worthy family In your vicinity Also if you know of a family which noodn aid which you think may bo ovorlooliott report It at the same Paco Tha Associated Dhnrlllen ara very rvnxlous to BOB that all families need Ing outside help jn order to give them n tnunb of Christmas are re ported and they Just as anxious to guard ftgalnut thera helnjj duplica tions and one family having than its figlUfut sliftra frqifi inj another THREE COIJLEGES IN DEBATE New York Dec annual triangular debate between teams rep resenting Yale Columbia and Syra cuse will take place this evening and promises to be one of the interesting events of the university year Each Institution Is to ba represented by two teams one to debate at home the other abroad The subject select ed for the debates is Resolved that capital and latoor should be forced by law to settle their dis putes Inlegally established courts ot ILLINOIS PnCIT G3OAVERS Champaign Dec an nual convention of the Iltnois Hor ticultural society which bogan its sessions atthe state university today is marked by an unusually large at tendance The day program provides for discussions in which a great many well known horticultural experts will take part In connection with the meeting there Is a large display of native fruits and veget ables PRINCE AIJBEKT 18 2t London Dec twenty first birthday anniversary of Prince Albert second son of King George was celebrated at Windsor today Tho bells ol St oeGregs chapel and of Windsor parish church were rung and at noon a salute of 21 guns wns fired In tho Long Walk Windsor Great Park Prince Albert is recuperating from a recent illness and hopes soon to he able to return to active service n the navy While serving on the bat tleship CollingTvood at the outbreak of the war the prince was stricken with appendicitis and operated on In Saptomber last It was found neces sary to perform a second operation to remove an abdominal abscess Emperor Bequeaths Millions to Fund for War Sufferers Munich via London Deo 14 Tlie Noueate million crowns by Km peror IYancIs Joseph of Auslrla Hungajy from his private fortune for n fund Cor the benefit of wound od soldiers invalids and relatives of men killed In the war Hta two daughters and one grand daughter receive twenty million crowns each Tho romnhilng ten million cvowna of I lie fortune are dtvidod among various logateoii Third Wisconsin Is on Way Home Fort Sheridan Dcci 14 Members of tho Third Wisconsin In fantry recontly returned from tho border left thin morning for Mil waukee Tho companies will be sent to their homoB on apodal trnlns from fhoro HHOH Bfilolt Don I The annual oiihiiMllon tho Wisconsin Poultry nssociation wan opened hore today and will bo continued for one weak The show this yoar la one of the largest in the history of tho RS there being nnarly birds on enliibltlon I connection with the show thoro wil tin hold tia annual mooting of tVj Wisconsin tiraneli of Uiq Amerltiii poultry aa Following fast upon the overthrow of Premier in England ru mor has it Papa Joffre command er in chief French nrmy In the west Is likely to be supplanted by General Petaln the hero of Ver dun General Castlenau hla chief aid or General Nlvelle now in com mand at Verdun Some Frenchmen argue that General Joffro has reach ed the limit of hia ability and that a man of different ideas must be placed in comrnand if France is to win College Drys Match Oration Lexington Dec ad dress by former Secretary of State William J Bryan and a national or atorical contest in which eight col legians from colleges and universities North South and West will take a part are features of tho National Student Convention of the Intercol legiate Prohibition Association that will moot in Lexington for a fourday session during the Christmas holi days Mr Bryan is expected to make the chief address at the opening of the convention on Thmsday evening Dec 28 particular Interest is express ed in his appearance because of his resent espousal of the cause of na tional temperance and the energetic personal campaign he Is making on that issue The National oratorical contest will probably be set for tho closing evening of tho convention It has these entrants Earl W Foster Georgetown Col lege Leonard W Uuschmun Southern Presbytorinn Somimuy nt Louisville Bernard C Clausen Colgate University New York De loyd F Woofl Ohio Wesleyaix Univer sity Delaware Joshua B Lee University of Oklahoma Norman Harold H Husted Sioux Falls Col lege South Dakota Eugene U Bla lock University of Southern Cali fornia Berkeley Monta C Smlthsou McMlnnvllle College Oregon The morning prograniB of the con vention will ho tlnvotod to he fousi nosa sessions of the sectional confer ences on various phases of tho nnti llqtior movement conducted by col lego men Tho afternoon nnd even Ing sessions will consist of addresses by distinguished statemen educator nnd scientists nnd leaders of young peoples nntlJiquov organizations Reports compiled by the national headquarters of the Intercollegiate ProlUbillon Aascwlation show that 534 studentsand 44 faculty mem bers form thirteen Michigan univer nltlss colleges and schools took part in thn recent com paign ulilch carried Michigan for prohibition by a majority of seventy thousand The college of Ohio are now organizing for a simihxr oam paign in thoir ntate and they expect to alnrt active work soon after the beginning of the now yoar SAVANNAHS AUDITORIUM Savannah Dec pro ject to make Savannah ono of iho leading convention cities of the south was advanced a stop noaror realiza tion today wftdii tho cornerstone was laid for tho now municipal auditor ium Mayor W J Pierpont presided over tho noromnnios which wcro con dueled in Iho presence of a great galhorlns of citizens Among the articles placed in lift cornerstone worn novoral relius from the battk Kliip Maine Debate in Commons Today Confined Entirely to Fi nancial Side of War PEACE ADVOCATES SEEK INFORMATION Seek to Draw Out Govern ment Leaders Regarding Peace Proposals London Dec moving a vote of credit of four hundred mil lion pounds in tho house commons today A Bonar Law chancellor of the exchequer decided to confine his speech entirely to the financial side of the war In the absence of Premier Lloyd George and former Premier Asquith owing to Illness it was expected the debate would be merely along this line However this does not prevent members of a small group of peace advocates asking questions in an ef fort to draw out the government ill regard to Germanys peace proposal although it IB regarded as unlikely they will succeed The proposal of the central powers has not been re ceived at the foreign office und us it Is understood simply to referto opening of negotiations containing no terms the consultation ot the entente allies regarding it is expect ed to be a purely formal preliminary to the transmission of a Joint reply Great Britain will make no official comment until Russia France and her other allies express their views Todays vote ot credit is thb four teenth since the outbreak of the war making a grand total of 000 pounds While there always is a large attendance oE members the day a vote credit is moved even more than usual interest was shown pwtnfito the curiosity as to whether any change would bo announced In tho manner of financing tho war and us to tho recep tion by tho liberals of the uew chan cellors policy i DailyK Law announced in tho House oE Commons this afternoon that tho daily average expenditures of Great Britain in the war has risen to pounds He said tho actual expenditure exceeded the estinuito owing to Increase n munitions and additional loans to Groat Britains allies nnd her dominions Financially wo cannot hope to go on Indefinitely on the present scale but WD can go on long enough to make sure that it wilt not be from financial couses If we fail to secure victory Xoeil More Mini Special to the GlobeGazette London Dec estimate issued today provides for an additional men of all ranks for army service during the present fiscal your The original es timate was Greek Royalists Defeated French North of City Fierce Fighting is Still in Progress Says IJeilln Regulars Have Men Berlin Dee js in progress between Greek regular troops and the French the Overseas News agency announces The news agency says tho fighting is taking place north of Katerlna about sixty miles southwest of Salon iki and that the Greeks have a force of men The town of Katerlna has been captured by the Greeks the news agency says the French line of posi tions having been pierced The Greeks are said to have taken up a line between Katenina and Borlotz ko The situation jn the region of Ka terina has been somewhat obscure since late in November when French and Greek royalist troops were re ported to be apparently on the point of a clash over possession of the city There has been previous trouble tuere between royalists and Venizel ist force and General Sarrail the entente commander sent a French force to occupy tlio town presum ably in the carrying out of his pur pose to establish a nautral zone along the frontier of 0d Greece On Nov 24 a news agency dispatch rrom Athena reported that the Greek royalist troopa had refused to evacu ate Katerina and that General Ear rail had notified the Athens govern ment that unless Ihey did so he would oe compelled to use force No further specific reports on con ditions in the vicinity of Katerlna have been received but since that time has occurred the fighting be tween the entente and Greek forces In Athens and vicinity with concurrent reports Greece was assembling an army In the interior to attack the entente Salontkt forces In the rear simultaneously with nssults by the central powers ou tho fightingfront to the north of Macedonia Fire Damages Home of Foreign Laborer Fire caused by V defective fluo In the house belonging to Georgo Brett on the corner ot Carolina avenue and Twelfth street S E culled out the department at oclock this morn ing Tho fire had made good head way In the upper part of the house before it was discovered and a good share of the roof had been tournod away before tho blaze could be check ed by the fireman The was damaged by fire and water and in view of tha cold weothcr it will be iunossible for HiR occupants to live in Ihe Utilise until It Is repaired ss ciovmtxous Violent Artillery Bombard ment Prelude to Attack in That Region BBERLIN CLAIMS CHARGE CHECKED Teutonic Forces Claim to Be Making Progress Along Rumanian Front Berlin Wireless Dot a violent artillery bom bardment the French have attempt ed to advance in the Argonno but were repulsed it is ofElcially an nounced All along the front in Ilumaula tho Teutonic forces nra making progress All of Great Wallachla south of the railroad between Bucharest and Tchernavoda is in the hands of the Teutonic forces Mim iu Gray Held Business Meeting For tit at Purpose Last A business meeting of the locul branch of the National Association ot Letter Carriers was held Dec 13th at thu home of Carrier II D Lutts After a short businem session u splendid supper was served Supt of Mails J E Shea was invited as their guest The annual election ot ofticeiS follows Presi dent F Loonier secretary ami treasurer Tas Johnson sergeant at arms J Nowning J iSowning was chosen as a delegate to the state convention at Ames WOULD 1SOAT Washington D Dec Interstate Commerce Commission to day resumed its hearing on the ap plication of thu Now York New Hav en Hartford railroad for permis sion to retain ownership and con tinue operation of its Long Island Sound steamers despite lliu prohibi tion of the Panama Canal Act In GEIlMAJs HOMi Special to Tho GlobeGazette Berlin via Dec Berlin workers at various trades will not bo drawn Into government service or called uiider tho home army law until February according to tho announcement oP General serves and troops resting behind the the Berlin chamber of commerce to day That much will ho required to organize the now national service and questions of transportation and raw material problems Total Prohibition of Strong Drinks Planned in France Paria Oeo prohibition throughout Krunnn or consumption of alcoholic beverages such as whiskks hrtuuliis and has iioen de cided on by tlio government This is shown by tho text in Hie journal today as Ireinier llriiimU declared yesterday before tlio chamber of deputies on the suh PROTICST liiOlOHTATK New York Trc demand for tickets indicates that Carnegie hall will bo filled to overflowing to morrow niKht when representative citizens of New York will assemble to voice ho public protest against tho Oorman enslavement of Belgians Among tliii eminent men who havo volunteered to address the gaUioring Kllhu Hoot Alton B Parkor and M Beck Washington D Dec Many governors former governors and jjovernorsoliict assembled Washington today for the annual governors The meeting Is a postponed session taking the placo of the regular annual con ference which was to have been held at Salt Lake City Just August but which wan declared off because of the turn in tin Mexican situation which necessitated the calling out of the tate troops The present conference will con tinue three days during which time the governors will suggest and con sider means of Improving conditions within Htutes and of sliuoUEying re lations bctwecm the tstutes which now have widely differing laws The present tendency of the federal gov ernment to encroach upon the pow ers claimed by the states is also expected to receive the attention oil the governors In this connection there is expected to be a spirited difi cusslon of the proposal to pluce all tho power for the regulation of the i railroads iu the hands of tho federal i board and abolishingthe utato rail road of public Health measurea industrial prepar edness water power and land laws anil numerous other subjects of jen eral iniportnnco are scheduled for considnratioji by the governors Pres ident Wilson has accepted an Invita tion to address omi of the sessions of the conference HKJmVAVH FOK Danville Dec Illi nois Highway Improvement associa tion met In conference here today to plan comprehensive campaign for u system of good roads that will embrace the entire state Delegates from practically every county of the state were on hand when Iho meet ing was called to order by G Kdeus of Chicago president of the assoLlatlou TOUR Ames Dec thirty mcmliera of the senior chiHses In the electrical uml mechanical engineering departments left Ames tonight on the seventeenth annual inspection trip to Chicago Milwaukee and other Industrial centers CJRTUK London Dec entente al lies are nlioul to prcsrnt certain de mands to Greece for he purpose of clearing up the situation Lord Rob ert Cecil told the house commons today DRV AMKX1WIKXT IS BUNT TO 1IOUSK Washington free judi ciary committee onleerd tho propos ed national prohibition reported favorably to the house HELP THOSE IN NEED If you will fill out the coupon herewith and mali same with to The GlobeGazette it will be turned over to the Associated Charities for the pur pose of supplying some needy family with a Christ mas basket of provisions Herewith is with which to procure a I basket of provisions for a deserving family der the supervision of the Associated Charities Sign Your Name
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