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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 4, 1916, Mason City, Iowa nVICEAWEEK For Business office enH 32 For Editorial Rooms Cnll 28 GlobeGazette Telephones REPORTS BY WIRE EACHDAY OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE WORLDTODAYS NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS Vnitly cloudy tonight and Tues day nut mucli change in tem WIRELESS F5WW PERSIIING CAMP TELLS OF ANOTHER ENGAGEMENT LOCALITY OF IS DELETED BY No Details As to Result or Losses in Conflict As Yet Re ceived Villa Whereabouts Unknown Special to The GlobeGazette Camp of Gcneval Pcrshing at Front April 13y Aeiophuie tc COIonia by llndio to April American cavtilry men ciicoun toretl a force of Villa moil near deleted early toOjiy ami sounds ofiSrisii Imve been heard 1rnin that direction lint no re port has liasu made to Uend as to the results The mountains of Guerrero nvo beuig combed thoroughly for Villa by the American forces but Mothiing has been learned as tohis wJiereabouts other than captui el bandits said lie vufs fartllci jnto mountains in his jolting couch General Pershing announced that troops ot infantry are to be used for mountain climbing in the search for Villa cooperating with the cavalry men who have born the brunt of five days pursuit of the broken bandit The infantrymen have been going through hardening preparation in hill climbing marches for about two weeks and their officers say they are in excellent physical trim The troops were closely behind Villa yesterday entering the village of deleted shortly after lie luid fled from It It was suspected that lie might be hidden in one of its huts and every precaution taken to erect his capture Two sriuadrons of cavalry entered the village from op posite sides simultaneously Every preparation had been made for the engagement which failed to develop There have lieen a number of minor skirmishes in the vicinity of the vil lage two scouts reporting they en countered two Villa men on its out ekirts yesterday and fought for five minutes wthout casualties The American scouts are now fly ing over the entiire Villa territory carrying dispatches from the front to the field base and field headquart ers Motor trucks have also been able to penetrate tlie mountain wasU almost as far as the territory occu pied by the cavalry under Colonel Dodd Crcdt Keimit Washington April that Colonel Oano had deserted Gen eral Carranza and joined Villas ban flit forces with command or part of are credited by officials of the state and war departments It in stat ed authoritatively that while official that Cano had revolted have been received here no actual confirmation had come The im pression prevailed that a number of Cfinos men were in tho fight In si Wednesday when Colonel Dodd struckthe bandits near Guerrero MASON CITY 1 v iliLaUAY APRIL 4 1818 NO 142 iiirrn Rsrn INEER MEE1 BEETON FORM ER MASON CITY MAN IS KILLED AT SHEF FIELD TURBINE FLEW INTO PIECES YESTERDAY New Engine Was IJeintj Used for he Second Other Employe Was Injured Special to the GlobeGazette April J Deeton head engineer of the Shef field Brick Tile was killed yesterday morning while working in the power house when a new tur bine engine recently installed flew to pieces on its second trial run The accident occurred at oclock and the victim was so badly injured by the flying pieces that he did not regain consciousness and passed away shortly before noon Arrangements had been made to take him to a Mason City hospital on the noon train but he died before its arrival Second Trial Run The new turbine was a powerful engine of 225 horse power and hav ing a revolution of per min ute It had been tested but two days before and had made a satis factory run The engine was start ed again yesterday morning and had been running a little over two hours when Bacon who was working at the switch board noticed the voltage had gone down considerably Then the engine began to pick up speed and he stepped over engine to learnthe En gine flew to pieces some of the parts going through the roof Sev eral of the flying pieces struck Bceton causing severe injuries from he could not recover Another Injured beven men were at work In tiie power house when the accident oc curred but nono of the others were injured except Edward Crabb whose injuries were not serious reived in Mason Oity The deceased was formerly a resi dent of Mason City and was for eight years an employe of the American Brick until about fourteen months ago when he removed to Sheffield to become head engineer for the Sheiielrl Brick Tile Co While working nt the local plant he was engineer and mechanic In the power house He leaves to mourn his loss a wife and two children two and nine years of age respectively The funeral arrangements have riot vet been completed i SKKliKTOXS Von Dei GoHa to Ho Mmlo Iulilic Soon who said lie was directing head shortly by the British foreign office OUR MEN OF AFFAIRS P Hamilton Xumlier of Dropped tuul Several Civilians Killed Ac cording o Reports Today Special to the GlobeGazette Paris April appear ed over Diiinlcfrk last night and threw down bombs which killed a number of civilians Dtt SACHS TAKKS POISOX Chirugonn AVas Hiad of National Tuberculosis Association Chicago April Thoofioro bpecial to The GlobeGazette B Sachs until recently head of the Washington April of board of directors the Chicago correspontlencs belonging to Horat municipal tuberculosis sanitarium von der Goltz alleged Oerman npy was found dead of poison Sunday Hia demise apparently premedi inttu ui me J uuuiirju a lliliLI ell ll pi eilieul plan to ihlow up the Wei land canal tated came as a dramatic climax to has boon seined by Scotland yard de a controversy as to his management tectives and will be made public of tho sanitarium His friends In public statements stated that charges ounce MutLfcjiKrriLs Muiiea cuac cnarges according to announcement by theiof gross mismanagement broke his department of justice officials It is understood the correspond ence contains details of tho plans to blow up the Wellaml canal and of in vasion of Canada from the United heart as he had devoted his life to the institution Dr Sachs was president of the Na tional Tuberculosis association He was said to have been very down iikjiu tliu LM11LLU tlo aiiiu LU Dceu V13 r V UOWn States Letters now in possession of hearted as a result of attacks on him tllo ItTiMch Special to the GlobeGazette San Antonio April in military circles is divide between speculation as to the attitude of the Carranza troops in tho state of Chi huahua and conjecture as to the present whereabouts of Villa Official information is lacking on questions If Villa has es caped from tho Guerrero dYsVuit and is pushing south toward Du rango the difficulties of Gen Tersh iiigs problem increased Since the fight at Guerrero last Wednesday In which a Villa force was routed the American troops have been engaged in making a thorough search for the bandit in the surrounding country It is pre dicted by the officers at Kunstona hcadfiuartors that Iho next news from Pershing will tell that his cav alry columns arc moving southward from Guerrero In an effort to pick up the trail of ths fugitive Funston has received messages bearing on the activities of the Car ranza troops but these are not are said to contain the names of persons in the United Stales hitherto unmentioned They arc saul to disclose the names of Americans In connection with activities Special to The Globoflaxettc April Cummins amendment to the senate army bill to create n National Guard section of fivn state officers in a gen eral staff was adopted by tho sen ate by a vote 3G to 30 j public However it Is indicated at that their cooperation has been notably active recently Deny Special tetlie GlobeGazelle Laredo April 3 The mili tary authorities at Nuevo Laredo opposite here declared the reported defection of Colonel Ganos forces in Chihuahua are untrue They said the forces are loyal and working indefatlgably for the apprehension of which be to politics Mayor Thompson was one of his chief critics WILL AIM AT Special The GlobeGazette Washington D April President Wilson hits the head pin when he bowls the first ball at the Atlantic Coast bowlfng tournament tonigiliit he will have every bowler In the country shouting for him When the President promised to hurl the first ball he made It clear that he was no adept at knocking things down But hia eye will be on that head pin whether the ball decides to roll true or seek the gultsr COOKING SCHOOL The GlobeGaxettes big Free Cooking School Is now on at the COMJIHUCIAIj HALL every afternoon tills week at Tliursjlndy evening at p m Every lady is in vited The men also flood Attendance at JfeeliiiR at tliO Hall Saturday JCveiling to Hear Government A large number of Mason Oity men interested in good roads met at the Pythian hall Saturday night to hear the illustrated lectures on good roads building given by members of the party accompanying the good roads educational which is now touring the state over the North western lines under the auspices of the Greater Des Moines club This special train is the first to tour the state in the cause of good roads land is an endeavor to crystalixe sen jtiment in all sections of the state favoring a movement for better roads land to find some adequate means of financing the public improvements at a minimum cost The principal members of the party who had the meeting in chargo are Ralph Bnlten president of the Great er Dos Moines Club T J Tobin and A L Hopper government represen tatives from Washington D and Bernard Murphy editor of the Vinton lOagle member of the good roads commission appointed by Governor Clarke The special arrived over the Rock at oclock last night and the party woro taken to the Pythian hall hut owing o the fact that it had been previously announc ed Hint thi train would not arrive until S oclock the meeting did not begin until S 30 liornnnl Murphy Speaks Hugh Shepard ehalrman of tiie Fourth congressional district nf the Greater Iowa committee presided at the meeting and Introduced as the first speaker Bernard Jlurpliy of Vinton a member of Governor Clarices roadi commission which has thoroughly investigated the caunc of pom roads in Iowa in tlie face of the vast expend it lire annually for their upkeep Mr Murphy favored jibe bonding plan for financing this j phase nf public improvement and ex plained the proposed legislation rec ommended by the commission which provides for a liberal law whereby the people of any coiiiily or township of the state may tako the matter In to their own hands and finance the MUST INCREASE RESERVE SUPPLY NOW MUCH CUT DOWN NATION VICHY UNICASY OVER FOREIGN AFFAIRS Associated Press Informed That There Is Now CJioimd for the Worry Felt Over Embroil ment Admiralty al fienmls Request IN Tryinjj o Find Oiil Who AUiHkAd Hie Sus sex Special GlobeGazette April Ambassador Gerard at Berlin has cabled that the German government had promised him a piompt reply to his Inquiry to the German ad miralty The American ambassadors dis patch Indicated thai Instead of waiting for the German submarine commanders to report the admiral ty office would send out inquiries to lie submarine bases Specia to the GlobeGazette Tho Hague April reserves of wheat are practically ex hausted and the Associated Press is informed on tho very highest au thority that the government in tends to buy tons wheat in America in addition to the nor mal tons monthly in order to form the needed reserve Several Dutch ships have been requisitioned under tho new ship law to bring these supplies from America Disappearance of the reserve is due to failure of tho Holland Anicrican and other steamship com panies to fulfill completely their contract to transport tons of wheat and flour and tons of corn from North and South America owing to delay caused by war inci dents Should the British government grant tho request that has just lieon made to it for an increase of Hol lands present insufficient supply of toms of corn monthly then the above mentioned purchase will be corresponding ly increased A hundred thousand tons of corn Is needed every month Special to the The April Asso ciated Press is authoritatively in formed that all apprehension re garding any Impending embroilment of Holland with any foreign power is wholly unrounded but a consid erable HQCtion of the public persists in believing that the expected com ing offensive by the allies suppos eddly planned at the Paris confer ence holds a possibility of danger to Hollands neutrality Public anxiety ban been consider ably allayed but has not wholly dis j appeared in the absence of state ments from tho government to clear up the situation The Hague agency of the Dank of the Netherlands was the scene o a small run for specie In exchange for paper especially on the part of money changers who have been ap prehensive of a return of the pan icky conditions of the early days of the war of which however there is so far no indication The Amsterdam bourse reflected the feeling of uneasiness and it Is elosofl depressed HEAVY FIGHTING EAST OF MEUSK SHOWED NET GAINS FOR ALLIES IS REPORT SOME LOST TRENCHES HAVE BEEN RECAPTURED Conflict Over Hitj Fortress Its Outlyiiifj Defenses Still Ratjim Without Any Let Up Special totho GlobeGazette Paris April con tinued all night inthe Verdun cast of the Metiso between Douaiuoiit and Vaux The issue turned gener ally the war office announcement says in favor of the French who gained ground in the northern part of the Cailette wood which was oc cupied by the Germans yesterday West of the river a bombardment was carried on near llaumunt with out effect lVhrumy IlepoHs to Cu merco Show Condition Special to The GlobaGazctte Washington April pros perity of the railroads throughout the country continues without abate ment according to he Preliminary Reports for February announced by the erjfiimis The returns from ninetysix large roads show their not revenue increased from twentyfive million dollars in February llf to thirty cight million dollars in February 1H or more than 50 per cent K COUUT Continued on page Dos Moinos March Towa supreme court will convene to morrow for he April full bench per iod There are only nine cases to be argued orally four of which are ap plications for rehearings The apopal from the decision of the Scott county district court up folding the constitutionality of the imtilct repeal law has not been com pleted and will not he presented to Mho court at this period The state department of justice and he attor jneys for the wets will cooperate in getting the case before Die hirh Court at the Mny term The liquor faction in this case is attacking the ofifcial standing of the supplement to the code 1US claiming it has not bacii recognized the sion Attorneys Ior the state declare thai there is no danger that the roiirt will not officially recognise he sup plement the court convenes tomorrow the case of Hunter vs Colfiix Consol idated Coal company will be argued on rehearing This action involves tJip constitutionality of the work imens compensation law The court held it constUullonn on the origin al hearinrx Adidtinnul arguments will be hoard clear up disputed poinlH not previously determined I The court Is expected to hand down an opinion in the case of the state vs Matthew ODonnoll comity man sentenced to hang for the mur der ofhis wife Also a ruling is ex pected case of the city of Des i Molnes vs Iowa Telephone company involving the question of whether the telephone franchise in Des Moines is perpetual The court so decided last December but the city applied for n rehearing hoping to upset the rul ing VALID Epeoial to The Washington April Su preme court held constitutional the North Dakota Statute forbidding lard tii containers to be sold except in ev en pounds Tit AN SPOUT SI NIC 10 The GlobeGazette Berlin April A twelve thous and ton Russian transport with troops lias been sunk by a Turkish submarine MISS Special to The GlobeGazette Dougherty April A Miss Kifi Burke aged 7 years passed away Sunday afternoon at four oclock aH er n two weeks DJnops The deceased was a member the Catholic church of this place and o ihc Tempera nee T earcue She wns i daughter of Mr and Mrs P R Burke a highly re spected jind prominent family of this community parents are both dead and also Ihrre sisters Mrs Xn nan Mrs Ffolalisn and Mrs Murphy of Shelion Minn Phe leaves two hrolhers Steven WinIce of thin place Dr liurke of Atlantic City and sovoii sisters tho Misses Kmnia and Tiurho wilh whom eho lived and Foe Cronnoy of Drnighcrty Rislor Os numda nf Mofnrs convent Sister Fnsllna of Milwaukee Sisters Martin and Kuna of Chicago They are ill expected here thin evening Miss Ilurko hart made place iiei1 home praclically all of hey life and has a large number of friends who will miss the good words of com fort and cheer which save to all TIe funeral will be Wed nesday morning at ten oclock from the Catholic church of this city Rev Father P D ORlloy wMl have charge of the services Interment will the made In the local cemetery to The GlobeGaze tic r Wilson and Majority Leader iKtchin of the house have afjroed on lie Keiieral terms of the antidumping unfair competition legislation to meet conditions after the Kuropeait war The ways and means commit tee will put thorn in tlie revenue bill which Kitehin told the president would lie ready roithe hoime on Apr 20 Tho antidumpitiK legislation will be alons general lines nt Uia eliminaled from the present tariff law On foreign o lie sole In tiie United at less thai the inailcct price n tlie country from which they are shipped a nov provision will impose an additional taiff to bring he sulling price in tho Stales up to what it would be i1 the goods sold at their mar ket price in tlie foreign Country ItlVKIt Special to The GlobeUaxeUe St Paul April siiKe or tho Mississippi river here is or two feet and six tenths above the danger point There was a rise of fe indicating a pos sible serious fiiod Federal warnings wee issued for the entire upper Mississippi valley Vorlli Itotind Tjiin jiiUh Jivo Norih of U Special to The GlolieGaxef te yle April One train man was injured and all the and the oilier of the train crew badly shaken it I this morning when tho norliibotind Milwaukee St pilUI rail way passenger train was deniilid at a point abutit 1ivo miles noitli of here Tiie HIM mil cars wont into tiie ditch but the other cars all stayed on the track The nian was the only person who sus tained injuries thai amounted to auylliing crews got the wreck age cleared up in time so that the southbound passenger was aide to go through this afternoon about on time ;