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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 6, 1916, Mason City, Iowa I B i m For Business office call 3l For Editorial Rooms Call 38 GlobeGazette Telephones REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF TJItf IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE WORLDTODAYS NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS The Weather cloudiness rain Friday and west portion to night rising temperature I VOL XXI11 MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AlMUL 1916 NO AVPKARS THAT RA1LROA1 USE ARRANGIDMKXTS MUST liK MADE SOON NO OKFIXITB XEWS FROM GEN Expected That tlie Xext Message May Giv Some Conjecture to the Whereabouts of Villa tlie Mexican Bandit Leader Special to The GlobeGazette At tihie Front in Mexico General Pershinga Gamp April 3 By aer oplane and motor courier to Colum bus N April 6 A cavalry offic er coming In from an eighty mile ride last night said I never aaw a coun try where men could ride as hard without stopping and still kaep well as in these This has ridden on scout duty with 250 picked man of tho cavalry It seema to be the ahat the al titude of to feet that keeps the men he added Troop ers in course of their eighty mile ride in two days made a fiftyfive mile ride literally up and down a ridge of mountains The fiftylive mile tide was made in thirtysix hours canyons through heavy upand down the mountain sides Thore were neither roads noi trails and after tailing their mounts safely thVousItt this ride cavalrymen made a twentyfive mile dash across the country to head tho possibility of a ViUlsta rally at a place which had been under suspicion for several days The cavalry horses have demon strated that they can climb almost any mountain that a man can as cend Pride in their horses has be come a passion with the men in their mountain riding Our one officer assert ed are just as good today as when they crossed the border They are fit for a charge right Mrs Charles JH VorJues Mrs ClvirSes H Voorhess won what the called the na tional ciicinn championship iii tho tournament just in New Vorjc City She had ivlno rivals from Philadelphia nnl Now York uud though she has never before uppeiued in n she seeui to know more than who often contested I5UV COAL Special to The GlobeGazette San Antonio April ers is without information which would be of use in solving tho mys tery of the whereaouts of Villa It Is believed In official circles that Gen Pershings next dispatch ivill ibirow light on the matter Gen Pershlng has not ieen heard from oince Tuesday Gen Dunston Is advised In a telegram from war de partment that the American gov ernment Is continuing its representa tions to Carranza in an effort to get a satisfactory understanding on the railroad situation Situation Obscure Special to The GlobeGazette El Paso April entire Mex ican situation is veiled In obscurity Special to The g London April Exchange Telegraph Company dispalcli from fopenluigen says a syndicate of Nor weglan bankers and ship owners has purchased for kroner from Norwegian and American In terests large coal districts at Ad vent Bay and Green Bay in Spits bergen It was reported from Copenhagen last month that Russians had pur chased in Spitsbergen from Norweg ian and American interests coal properties for twenty dollars certain million GKT Chief Gorman licks Up Greek Want ed for Long Time James Lalakos Greek wanted for some time on a charge of violating the liquor laws was this morning ar rested by Chief Gorman Lalakos was making his way down a busi ness district alloy when caught and had shortly before lit In town He made his getaway from tho city at the police seized CO gallons of whiskey that had beon shipped as banned goods with which shipment he was said to have been connected Since that time H is asserted that he once came back to the city to ap Pear before the grand Jury but tho as far as is concerned pOlice were not anowcd to know o x L js presence lere they say andhe For the last three days not a single Mexican or American has arrived here fro mtfoe interior and scanty news given out by Mexican officials at Juarez threw no light on the op erations of the troops pursuing Vil la beyond confirming the Impres sion that the chase has been practic ally halted at least temporarily Arrny officers here show no hesi tancy in expressing their opinion that any attempt to pursue Villa farther without the alnd of the railroads is almost a hopeless task unless of course some lucky accident inter venes Incalculable factor in question as to wonded or hot whether Mexican the Villa is command ers are emphatic In their assertions that the bandit chief is seriously dis abled but thieir belief is not shared by American commanders That Villa should spread a report to the effect he had been shot is so characteristic a maneuver that it Is received with considerable reservation Needs Special to The GlobeGazette Washington April ti Genera Funston asked the war department to send all recruits enlisted under the recent authorization of twenty thou sand additional men to Browns ville Texas for distribution among the border patrol regiments The recruits are being assembled and drilled at recruiting stations at Jefferson Barracks Columbus barracks Ohio Fort Logan got out of the city again The charge against him is filed In the court of Justice Stanbery COXKKft RKD CROSS Sir Ivnights o Gather Tomorrow Af Antloch ternoon commandery of Knights Templar will gather tomorrow ofter noon for the conferring of the first and second degrees of that order Tlie first degree the order of the Bed Cross will be conferred at p m The second degree will be conferred In the evening after a banquet at the Corro Gordo to be served at p m This is the order of the Temple Lee n Bailoy eminent commander especially urges that all Sir Knights attend BE REQUESTED Fcciiir 1 ultimate That IT s Is Following a Cold Special to The GlobeGazette El Paso April In Washington that Carranzas govern ment might soon indicate to the American government that he troops pursuing the bandit Villa are follow ing a cold and that the de facto government would welcome the reutrn of the United States troops to their own counry has occasioned no surprise in El Paso There have been insistent reports here that the de facto government looked with no favoring eye on fur ther pursuit of Villa beeruse the presence of American troops on Mex Jcan soil is proving an embarrass ment to the Carranzistaa These re ports are not confirmable because Mexican officials both fcere and In Juarez said matters of a diplomatic nature must be considered iby the government heads at Queraiaro Army officers here say that while dlflcultles of the Villa hunt increase daily and that It may be weeks be fore he is captured the pursuit will be relentlessly continued until word comes from Washington to withdraw the troops Apaches Go to Front Twenty Apache Indian scouts pass ed tlhirough here today enroute to the front where they will try to pick up Villas trail Th Apaches made an unbroken ride of sixty miles from Fort Apache to Holbrook and then did a war dance before taking the train THK PIRATE AND HIS VICTIM ChircHco Hudson UOWJEX OUT AGAIX Well Known Contnvctor Able to Bo About Streets Again Sidney n Bowen well known Ma sou City contractor who lias been very 111 for the past month or so Is again able to be out He made his appearance at the city hall to renew his acquaintance with Cttf Engineer Wilson and officers 3Vhc jyork he has under way this morning A COIJ5 MORNING April showers may bring flow ers in the succeeding month but the chances for posy producing showers are slim as long as tho mercury stands at 14 above This is what the thermometer registered at seven oclock thiB morning occa sioned by one of the coldest snaps that the month of April has exper ienced for several yeara A nice shell of ice rested on the bosom of Willow creek near the main street bridge this morning signifying that the ice that had previously gone had returned for a short visit It this occured on the first day it would be said that the weather mian was playing a joke but as It at a latter date no doubt he ia In earnest But there Is no arguing the matter FOIiIiOW PtjAXS CHUItOU AT CKDAR UAllUS 1 iClarence Regniald Hudson alias Krnest Schiller and several comic German names captured the British freighter Matoppo single handed from iCaptain Bargncr and his crew of fiftysix just cutslde of New York harbor Taken to New York he proudly told detectives he and three friends had planned to board Captain Harsner of the Mntoppo the Cuuard liner Pannonia and sink her at sea When Hudson whose father is prilish and mother Ger Oaptaiu Bargner ot the steamer man stuck bis pistol in the face of the Matoppo he said the master of the ship was almost us scared us he was himself Injured livenjlliree Men in Police Court To AYorlE CliarsedJ With Infiiugeuiotits at Clear Iiake ititirt Albert Oummings a plasterer liv ing at 817 Merrill avenue and help er were Injured in an auto accident last night about 7 oclock when the machine in which they were riding turned turtle and swung around crosswise In the road while they were returning from work in the country on the Clear Lake road They were immediately picked up by an other machine and brought to a phy sicians office In this city where their wounds were dressed Cum miugs had only a few cuts and bruises but the helper whose name is not known had a broken collar bone In the mlxup The auto is on the hospital list at Leamans garage but the only damage done la the us ual bent fenders and broken lights But very little cruld be learned form the victims of the accident concern ing the details and the exact cause Is not known CHARGES CITV SUNDAY SIOVIK WAR KXIS Christian Church Hoard Decides Up on General Plans For Theatre Ownorg Suit ABaiiist Com lw Turtrm ATTIC K AT HOMK OF IIOOKRT A small blaze In the attick at tho home of Robert Witwer 204 St Johns Phire called the department out at 12 15 oclock today No dam age was done as the fire was ex tinguished by n couple of buckets of water before the arrival of Ihe fire wagons The cause is not known and Fort Alcatraz Calif They will not be sent across the border but will fil up the regiments of border guard Now Church Kljfice At a meeting of the official board of the Christian church last evening it was decided to build the new edi along the same architectural lines as those of the First Christian church at Cedar Rapids which was visited and inspected by representa tive members of the board last Sunday This church la one of the latest types and is a removal from the earlier type with the pointed archways and slanting roof It IB a square structure with a central entrace on each side of which are two mammoth pillars The Sunday school rooms are in the basement and adjoining it are rest rooms and convienient roms for holding social liffairs The main loor Is slightly inclined to the front Of the building and over the main hallway there is a balcony which may be reached by entrances in the outer hall Check for wraps are also provided in this model church Tho church in Cetlar Rapids has the distinction of being ono of the finest In Iowa and although the lines o this sturc ture may not be entirely carried tout by the local board tho new Christian church will no doubt be one o the finest In the city when completed Nothing further was done regarding tlie site which has already been proposed but It is ex pected that some definite action will lie taken soon IMiOKK TWO Harold Dunlap son of Mr and K R Dulop of Fourth avenue last night while playing football tlie high school grounds and his collar bone and broke ribs He was taken to his liome where medical attention was given him Harold is a Bophmoro high school Charles City April 6 Charles Citys long drawn out moving picture controversy was brought to nn abrupt close today when W E Water houses suit agalnat Herman uiest ler was dismissed by a Judge In the District court upon motion of the defendant Waterhmise operates the Hlldreth theater here whichi wau ordered clos ed on Sundays following a trial The Informations were signed by Diest ler The Sunday closing order went Into effect March 5 SVaterhouse In turn sued Dleatler charging him with mallcioua prose cution The court held that there was no evidence to support the charges ACCHPTS INVITATION Special to Tho GlobeGazette Washington April Wilson has tentatively accepted an Invitation to go to Oinicago Septem ber 4 to ntend the national encamp ment of the United States Spanish war veterans and review the prepar edness One Ktud iuidAnothixn That the warning issued by Com missioner Cad well of the department of public safety that every feature of the traffic ordinance of the city and the road laws of Iowa must be obeyed implicitly by drivers nf mo tor or other vehicles was given In earnest was attested last night when arrests for violations of provisions of the ordinance were made Another thing which was made certain this morning was that the day of nominal fines had gone past Eight dollars and thirtyfive cents was the figure assessed this morn ing by Judge W R Hayes and three men paid that amount O Mayland was charged with al lowing the engine of his car to run while the machine was unattended George Webb drove with muffler cut out violating the antinoise sec tion Emil had insufficient lights on his car One Ihunk Phllo Stevens picked up on Ong street charged with being drunk drew thirty days In tho city Jail AH Railway IlrothoHioods Show Short Day Would Work Special to The GlobeGazette April A statement issued here by the four railroad brotherhoods which are de manding an eight hour day from tha four hundred railroads in the Unit ed States It Is contended that the shippers and merchants throughout the country will be benefited if the brotherhood win tlueir fight be cause the eight hour day demand is based on freight trains making 12 miles per hour n order to escape paying crews over time FORD STIIJ Vciv TJridgc nt Tnnut Tama April city coun cil yesterday let the contract for tho building of a concrete bridge at tho crossing of State street and the Lin coln Highway Tills bridge will run diagonally across both streets taking in the Intersection and doing away with the two old wooden bridges which have been In bad shape for years Tlie bridge will be 150 feet long 10 feet wide and a waterway of five and a hnlf feet The contract was let at the low bid of which is less than than the agreed that Henry Ford automobile high bid The county supervisors manufacturer defeated United I will pay of this amount as States Senator Wm Alden Smith of this Improvement Is Included In the Grand Rapids for tho republican county road system nomination by a majority of from The council also decided to put thirtyfive to forty five hundred i through tho sewer project for the There was an extremely light vote northwest part of tho city and are and probably not more than advertising for bids for the early were cast completion of this Improvement Is Preference of Michigan G O P fur President Special to The GlobeGazette Detroit April newspa pers which have compiled returns of the presidential preference primary held in Michigan Monday have is SUM BY Claimed flint Alied Ncnt Sub soa Craft to the Itnttnm mid Cap tured the Crow Specinl to The GlobeGazette Paris April German sub marine has been sunk by a squadron of French and British warships the ministry of marine announced The crew of the submarine was captured Warning Given Special to The GlobeGnxette Queenstown April British steamer Zent itns been torpedoed without warning east of Fastnet Fortyeight members of her crew art missing and are supposed to have been drowned Two men were killed Captain Martin and other of the crew landed here Passport EYaiul Special to The Washington April govern ments investigation the alleged connection of Carl M Luderitz Ger man consul at Baltimore with the Is sue of an American passport to Horst von Der tlie confessed Gorman spy under the name of Bridginan Taylor has reached the point where the next step Is to lay the facts be fore the federal grand jury The story told to department justice agents by Von der Goltz at New York is to be made the basis of grand jury action In his state ment Von der Goltz is quoted as saying he went to Baltimore with a letter from Captain Von Papen for mer German military attache here requesting the consul to aid Von der Goltz in any way he could Von der Goltz has told the agents he pre sented the letter and discussed with Luderitz plans for obtaining fraudu lently American passports This story it is said has been corrobor ated FJ5KXCH AN1 JKKMAX CLAIMS VKSTKUOAY AUK IX liOTH WAK OFFKKS TKLi AISOlT J JITST REFCM FKKS State Inspector Makes Domain on Waterloo Officers Waterloo lowitl If arch D B Henderson city policeofficers and constables must account to T F Wall chief of the county accounting department of Iowa fur money said to he due from them to Black Hawk county according to an announce ment made lust night by Inspector Wall TCither a test case will be made as the result of these officials to re turn the amounts of tho supervisors will drop the matter It Is clnimed that the sheriff received r24 in ex cess ot his lawful salary while iO iii due tho county from city oCfi Si MOXKV One MUKOII City Bank Sends in ForniKht An idea of the amount of paper money which is ruined daily and has to be sent In to the treasury for redemption in furnished by the amount that one Mason City bank sends in about every two weeks ICv ery fortnight ihe First National ac cumulates enough to make a thous and dollar package or more The money is sent In for redemption whenever enough to make an even thousand accumulates Assert They Were Victors While the Germans Claim HniTonrf KeJI nrnro As sault Special to The GlobeGazette Paris April war office to day announced tlie crapturc by tlia French of a large portion of the po sition north of Avocourt known us Hois Carre or the Square This ground captured in thus course of fighting which went on all of yesterday afternoon and last night in the Verrtun region west of tha Mouse on the AvucourlIlelhlueoiirt line Storm Ihirciiint Special to The Ci lobeGazette liciiin April troops have stormed the village of HnV ourt 011 tlie AvooourlneiiHiicourt front northwest ot the Venlun the office announced today More Air la ids Berlin April fiornum ad miralty announced that tiarruuu air ships Ifist night silenced a battery near Hull with bombs und destroyed the iron works uonr Whk The airships returned safely One Killed London person wan killed ami eifjht persons wore in jured in last nights Zeppelin air raid it is officially announced London April huge masses of men into action the fnr nuin crown prince has renewed his drive ugnmts eVrilin from north went attacking the two principal sal ients on the AvocourlHethincourt and succeeding in penetrating tho French center by village of Haucourt The Germans forod Ihei1 vny in to Haiicort in the coursi i mat gninary battle thfi lasied night Paris admits the Germans secured a footing in the village which lies just south of Malanconrt about ihroe miles west of Dead Miinn Mill but lecbives that it is held under fire of French gnus from dominating po sitions Ion Ilipers for County At 1 orneys Placein Hie name of Ralph Stanbery jus tice of the peace for this township In nomination for the office of county attorney of Ccrro Gordo county at tho Tuno primaries are lielng circulated today Mr Stanbery wna born and raised 4n Mason City and since graduat ing from the Minnesota Uuniversu ty law school lias practicing here He been one of the most Capable justices of the peace the county Ufis ever bad aiul his friendu ospect be wit mnkp the same vic orrl if nominated and elected to the office lie seeks ifllackluuvk Comity Iok K Waterloo April But fow errors were revealed by tlie oxanviiui tion of county officers botilcs for 1915 The report of 11 B Hoaen cranj and V A Bnrley state ac countants read yesterday Miss Tennle S Bird county recorder only woman officelioldor iu the county won high pralsto by her good work and economical management In 1015 otoc put on record instru ments ami her extra help cost tho Instruments number ed and the extra help cosi Recorfla for the last two years were examined The total cost of examin ation The work began Xov 28 and was finished April 1 TUKATHK CASK ITT OVKIl LXTIIj NKXI 1IU ItSDAV Trial of IleRdU and Conl iiuicd This Morninj Week Casrs After considerable argil in on I be tween members of the ministerial association and County Attorney Hill regarding the advisability of a postponement trial of managers and attaches of the Bijou and He gent theatres charged with drench of Sabbath by opening last Sunday were today continued dy Stiinbory by consent of all concern eil until next week Thursday County Attorney Mill WUH ready to proceed with Use trial and so was Attorney T K Williams who represents all the defendants The ministers however for the Sunday closing have employed John SiMinpff to help prosecute tlu raaes ami Mr Senneff could nnt be here today The ministers wanted postponement on this ground but the county altorwy at in clined to go ahead with the case He finally agred however to a con tinuance III KT Vollmer for Iho voiul was in tlie wreck Monday near Minn llirt pnsongiT was do vailed was injured move than was thought for at the time After un dorgolng a ihoronght examination ly a physician U was discovered that hesidos nuinrrotis bnisies rib broken Ho is getting Ulong well now however ;