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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 21, 1914, Mason City, Iowa TWICEAWEEK 1VUE1CLY NO MONEY H O USES inonejby renting your houses tomorrow through use of a G G WAKT AD THE WEATHER Mostly cloudy tonight and Tuesday warmer tonight east portion Tuesday colder north west portion Tuesday REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE WORLD TODAYS NEWS NOT YESTE RDAYS TUESDAY APRILS l9l4 No 165 PLANS SUBMITTED TO SPECIAL CABINET MEETING CALL ED BEFORE HIS RETURN TO THE CAPITOL Second Army Division For Galveston Desfrojrers Sail GREAT ACTIVITY AT BOTH WAR AND NAVY DEPARTMENTS BOARD IN GENERAL LEONARD WOOD WILL COMMAND THE LAND FORCES Special to Tho GlobeGazette Vera Cruz April All American and other foreign wom en have been asked by Consul Canada to take refuge on the ves sels now in the harbor Commander Charles Hughes chief ol staff of the Atlantic fleet called on the commander of the port and instructed him to order all merchant vessels from the har bor jGily of Mexico with intense interest the from WasHingtoiv refusal of Huerta to oomply with of the United States AH newspapers publisheda lengthy statemen by the Mexican foreign minister Senor Portillo y Rojas out lining the reasons for the position Hucrta has taken that thi American flag was not flying on the boat when the bluejackets were arrested on the shore at Tampico that therefore the flag was not insulted that compliance with the demand for an un conditional surrender would be humiliating to Mexico This statement was followed in later editions by a statemen from Huerta advising Mexicans to refrain from demonstration which might embarrass possible further negotiations Man American residents made arrangements to stay in the Mexica capital whatever the outcome of the present crisis unless or dered to leave by the Mexican authorities Presidents Course pedal to The GlobeGazetto Washington April Mexl an crisis awaited the presidents resentation of the situation to both louses of congress in Joint session t oolock this afternoon No urther word from Huerta and noth ng but complete compliance with all merlcan demands will avert a cll nax The president returned from White Sulphur Springsat o1 ilock and went to the White House lonference wtih Bryan and then to a special cabinet meeting which as at The presi dent had outlined his message last night while traveling after going ov er the first draft with Bryan he sub mitted the message to the cabinet The house and senate leaders were at the White House to learn the de rail of the presidents plans so they Special to The GlobeGazette Washington D April 3 oclock this after noon the president delivered a message to Congress ask ing approval of the use of armed forces of the United States in such ways and to such extent as may be neces sary lo obtain from Huerta and his adherents the fullest recognition of the rights and dignity of the United States A bill appropriating tii he expended hy the president has been introduced hy Senator Chamberlain chairman of military affairs committee tt which the bill was referred The bill provides that the president of the Uniited States be authorized lo expend in his discretion for national defense or for any purpose connected there with the sum of out of all moneys in the treas ury otherwise appropriated The senate has passed the volunteer army bill for lak into the regular service the militia regiments in time of war The bill has already passed the House to an extent during the post few months local war dopers and the Main street corner loafers had a rest from the subject that fitted them for another fling at the topic tlhis morn ing Excitement was strong over re ports from Mexico and from Presi dent Wilson at Washington The situation that was presented this morning settled the matter of patriotism regarding Young Ameri ca in the minds of his rathera and superiors School lessons were al most taboo wiflh the younger genera tion whose fathers and mothers had not adroitly kept the sight of the morning papers from their eyes Sunday a Big Day for Mason City Council of Knights of Columbusl Kxerclses Ijost All Day Wars of the United States War Date War of the 17751783 Northwestern Indian 17001795 War with 179818OO War with 1SO11SO5 Creek Indian war 1818181i War of 18121815 Semlnole Indian 18171818 Black Hasvlc Indian war Oherokoo disturbance 18811882 t7 S troops engaged Ulilj UL Lue yl caiuciiL a ymiio aw vntj might prepare the necessary resoluCreole Indian war ions putting congress squarely be jlnd the president Tlie Plans While tfhe presidents were not officially is said he will ask congress to authorize what are known in Jaw as Measures Short of which while not being a declaration of War on the part of theUnited States might beiflo construed Huertip Accprding to the best elals these consist of the following I Seizure of the PorU of Tampics and Vera Cruz of the Mexicangunboats in these waters of the Mexican railroads from Vera Cruz to the tal to point including trestle twenty miles west of Vera Cruz ably a request for a special appropria tion to carry out these measures Secretary Garrison announced that Major General Leonard Wood chief of staff of the army would command the forces of the army should itfin aly become necessary to use them The President Tulles pedal to The GlobeGazetto Washington D April Florida Indian 18351848 Aroostook disturbance 183G1880 with 18401848 Apache Navajo and Utah 1840185i Seinlnole Indian 18501858 Uivil war 18011805 SpanishAmerican war 1898 Philippine 18OO1BOO Show OilIs Stranded Two women members or tUe Girl Prom Tile IT S A which closed hera Saturday night are stranded In this city wltihout funds to go their homes The sheriffs office Is hold Ing the property of the company In the endeoror to collect funds for tho girls OTie company disbanded here and the members have not had any salary for three weeks having only 71 centsapiece they say during this time Caught With Boozo Caught with two five gallon jugs of whiskey in his rig Fred Stegner alias Pat was arrested on East State street Saturday afternoon Steguer was driving into town from Nora Springs or from that di rection it is said Captain Frank Campbal made the arrest A charge of transporting liquor was placed against Stegner and he was held A hearing wIH be given him tomorrow In Justice Stanberys court this number werp and militia and War began ended July 4 1848 Washington D April flat refusal of General last night to accede to the unconditional demands of the United States that he salute the American flag in reparation for Ihe arrest of tho American bluejackets at Tampico April 10 his precipitated a grave crisis and President Wilson goes before a joint session of Congress today to ask authority to use an arm ed force to uphold the honor and dignity of the United Slates It does not mean a formal declaration of war because the United States could not declare war against a government which it does riot recognize The president will seek authority to fend armed forces into Mexico and seize the ports of Tam pico and Vera Cruz and the railroad trestle from Vera Cruz tov ard Mexico City A cabinet meeting was called for this morning when final arrangements for a Pacific blockade of Mexican ports and oK Msteps were to be deliberated Final word of Huorta to Ghiirge OShanghnessy was a refusal to comply with the de mand unless the United States would guarantee in writing that the salute would he returned Thiswas refused on the grounds that it might be credited as a recognition of the Huerta kovernfnent but the United State signified its intention to re turn the salute The breach with Mexico will make it impossible it is declared on high authority for Unted States to furthei protect foreigners in Mexico and foreign governments were notified in this regard Additional warships wereordered to Mexico yesterday anc today The men in num ber do not stop at Texas City but proceed immediately to board the transports The second division ar rived here on a practice march and had scarcely been settled In cainp before the orders came Originally It was planned to keep the division here until Wednesday to participate In the celebration tomorrow of the Battle of San Jacinto when Texas won her independence Erom Mexico The second division which has been grooming and getting in condition at Texas City and Galveston for four teen months Is in the pink of condi tion The fifth brigade numbering of the second division will bo The President told Washington cor to go aboard the transportsat rlnn t s not tnfl I m n o n Special to The April SOryllnerta has refused lo accept President Wilsons demandfor a salute to the American In his refusal late last night he countered with new conditions Officials said these would not be accepted and the program of reprisal would be carried out Secretary Tumulty announced just before clock that President Wilson had instructed him over long distance telephone from White Sulphur Springs to call a special meeting of the cabinet for tliis morning Tumulty announced the president is preparing io de liver a special message to congress todays joint session to be held at the earliest hour the congressional loaders could arrange il probably oclock Ffrst Report Special lo The GlobeGazette Washinglon April Washington time to nighl it was six in Mexico City and President Wilsons ultimatum to Huerta had No word of the dictat ors intentions was announced here In the event Huerta acceded the news of it might reach here for several hours espondents not to get the impress on that the United States Is going o have a war with Mexico He pointed out that under no circum stances would the United States fight the Mexican people and Is their rlfend Wilson said he was going to congress to tell of a special sit uation and to ask aproval of plans to meet the special situation He declared the Issue Is only one be tween the United States and a man who calls ihimself President of ico but whom the United States nev er recognized as entitled to the right The President said that the inten tion of the United States was to help the people of Mexico and that he had gotten a feeding of uneasiness when he found the newspapers fired with enthusiasm for war Wilson declared he did not want war but justice that he didnt consider such acts or reprisal as planned acts of war but measures sihort of war sus tained by the Greytown precedent for one Wilson saidthat In reality he is going to congress on an occas ion for which strictly speaking It is not necessary to obtain authority tbut that It Is his desire to have the full cooperation of the the thought and purpose of congress Wilson said the executive couild take steps which would fall short of a tlon of war The President empha sized that ho has not loat his pa tience with Mexico for to loae pa tience seemed to him an act of weak ness on the part of a person strong enough to do as ho ought but that he felt such Incidents as the recent ones might go from bad to worse and eventually bring about a state of conflict Wilson added that She thought in interests of peace It Is wise to cut off those repeated offen ces at an early stage Events of the day the President Indicated such as acceptance from Huerta might alter his plans Ha added that even the course of action by tho navy is dependent upon circumstan ces from hour to hour Destroyers Sail Special to The GlobeGazette Pensacola April have been received directing a flotilla of twenty torpedo boat destroyers here to put out to sea this afternoon meeting Rear Admiral Badgers fleet in the Gulf and accompanying It to Tampico Officers said the destroy ers fro all in readiness Army Entrains Special to The GlobBaazatto jHouslon April SO Ths second dlvisioti has entrained for Gai Galveston unless someone changes the program Less than three hours after orders were received the fifth was boarding trains The quick movement developed that trains had been made up except engines and held In readiness for just such or ders The fifth brigade comprises the Fourth Sevneth Nineteenth and Twentyeighth Infantrv In command of Colonel Daniel Gorman General Frederick Funston commanding the division has returned to Texas City In advance of his army and will then go to Galveston Charter Ship ipacial to Tlie GlobeGazetto Washington April navy department has chartered Ward iner Mexico now in Mexican Gulf waters for a refugee ship at Tam pico The war department took an jption on several ships to bo used as transports Continued on Page CALLS WAR EXTRAi BUBLE SOUNDS Hustler Enters Restau Just as 1iiino Starts Martial A GlobeGazette newsboy through the doorway of a burst Fifth Board in Session Special to The GlobeGazette Washington April joint army and navy board headed by Ad miral Dewey held its first session in many months today It discussed plans for the cooper ation of army and navy in It becomes ures In necessary Mexico to adopt meas Major General Wood chief of staff and Major General assistant chief attended the meeting Adopt Resolution 9poolal to The GlobeGazette Washington April 20 The house upon assembling immediately unanimously adopted ernt resolution for a the joint concur aession with the senate at p m find the senate without debate adopted the house resolution Speaker Clark and Chairman Flood of the foreign affairs commit tee conferred with Democratic Lead er Underwood and arranged that as soon as the president Shall have read the message the foreign affairs committee will meet and report im mediately a resolution Underwood after telephoning the white house said congress will do whatever the president asks which probably will bea blockade of the Mexican ports and steps to protect American lives and Break in Silence Special to Tho GlobeGazetto Washington April only semblance of a break in tho silence between Washington and Mexico City came juat before noon Charge Algana carried a commun ication to Bryan The charge said ho considered it somewhat different from the proposition which waa re fused last night but Bryan declared it tho same as that forwarded by OShaughiiessy and could not be ac cepted street restaurant during the noon hour rush today with an arm full of Extras on the Mexican war situation Wuxtry he called and the large crowd of lunch grabbers turned to buy a paper eager to grasp at a straw of late news on the sub ject The clerk behind the counter look ed out over teh room In a troubled way All about the Mexican war now caled the boy The men flocked around him Traaatattat traaatattat a series of thrills with the fife and drum followed by the sweet melo dies of assembly the favorite U S army bugle call and the call broke Into the newsboys efforts The stuff was off for the restau rantman for several minutes Mental suggestion proved itself to be valuable for once and the news boy Bold out in a Jiffy Somebody had put a nlckle In the automatic piano and the register had been set for martial music Thats tho stuff the will beplaying down at tlhis said an enthusiast of war as he list ened to the music Say this alnt no pHace to fight and you fellows want anything to eat you better hurry up here I would sure like to be down there at Tampico this You can bet your bottom dollar I Snthuslasm Here Following the reports in Satur Gray Haired Oank Who Shot at Mayor Mitchell and Hit Lawyer la Held to the Grand Jury Special to Tho GlobeGazetto New York April P Mahoney the gray haired crank who attempted to assassinate Mayor Mitchell and in doing so wounded Frank Polk corporation counsel was arranged In the tombs police court on a charge of assault with in tent to kill He was held on bail for the action of the grand jury When the amount of Irtul was an nounced by Magistrate Simms Ma hoiiey smiled broadly and said why not boost it a little the more the Polk is resting quietly at the Istew York hospital The surgeons expect he will recover rapidly If no compli cations develop Before the arraign ment Mahoney waa taken into police headquarters where 350 detectives all masked looked him None of them was positive he ever had seen the man before By the hundreds Knights of COT Lumbus gathered here yesterday fofc tho initiation work of Mason City Council No 100G at which seventy men were made members of the ord er The degree work was lu charge State Deputy John B Keefe of SlouJ City and Past State Deputy B Gt Dunn of Mason City The program of the day begar with the assembling of tlie Knightfc and candidates at the Knights of Co lumbus faal at leaving the hall at in a procession to the Hoi Family church where solemn mass celebrated Rev B Dougherty was the celebrant Rev J V Bacci deacon and the Very Rev Doctor M Gorman president of St Josephs College at Duibuque doacon and who also preached sermon Dr Gormans address was a tiful and learned exposition of lesson of peace contained In the Zptli chapter of St John and applied fit tingly to the occasion Christ breath ed upon them and eald Peace be tl In striking word pictures he sented the real knight at the feet of the Master receiving the divine mission Dr Gorman stated very forcibly that hewho would aolvo great problems of today hla inspiration froth must study In the light reflected from the Divine Personality He stated that here are three stltutions which are being attacked at the present time by the enemies ot the rights authori ty and the home Here he called up on tlhe Knights of Columbus to stand WOOD GETS oimuas Special to The GloboGazotte Washington D April Maj Gen Wood has been ordered to hold himself in readiness to take charge of tllie army of Invasion in case it is necessary to go into Mex ico There Is great activity at both war and navy deportments and mes sages are being flashed out to Ad miral Badger to the vessels on the Pacific coast and to the army on the Mexican border KKBEI HEADS CONFBK Special to Tho GloboGazotte Juarez April conference between Carranza and Villa consid ered of great moment by the rebels began at Ohihuahua today ac cording to reports here days paper that Huerta not ex pected to with the demands of President Wilson and his cabinet en thusiasm over the situation grew strong Nothing out of the ordinary could be gleaned from the foreign Sunday papers and every avenue of Informa tion was bombarded until early this morning Telephone operators had on an av erage of three calls every five mn utea and the offices of the Western Union were caled nearly as often Mexican war talk and opin ions reached every pointof the city from the offices of Mayor Btanton In the city hall to the obsoupre kitchens Council Meeting A resolution ot necessity for the bulIdipR of the Lime Creek sewerage disposal plant has been drawn by order of the city commissioners It was under discussion but haB not yet been passed Little argument was presented regarding the niove The bonds of Reardon and Wing excavators and those of Spencer Brothers sidewalk builders were approved With the exception of approving the usual bills little business was taken up The session continued un til afternoon firm in defense of these institutions reminding them that there must be Intelligent and full of Hy and the kindliness of the Dlvina Teacher In this defense Dr Gorman declare ed are found many of the great perplexing problems which rlgiht thinking men are striving everywhere to solve His sermon was a beautiful piece of eloquence and oratory and waa well worthy of the occasion and at Father Gormans reputation as a pulpit speaker He closed his re marks with an expression of sincere hope that Gods blessing would des cend upon the Knights of Columbus and that the Divine Master would guide them In their work Cor the lu ture for Clod and country The Degro Work After tho services at the church the Knights assembled at the X Knights of hall Tho degree work began at tho first and second degrees being con ferred by the home team Fred Col iloton Grand Knight Dr S A O Brien Warden V F Vlark financial secretary Henry Thompson inside guard and Con OKeefe outaldo guard Tiie third degre waa conferred by Past State Daputy Dunn of Mason City and present State Deputy J B Keefe of Sioux City Aibout 450 knights were present at tihe confer ring of the degrees Including mem bers of the local covmcil here in Ma son City and visiting knights from Greene Hampton Waterloo Dough erty Ackley Chanles City Belmond Rockwell Clarion Swaledale North wood Eagle Grove Nora Manly Kensatt Lake Mills Garner CJear and Britt The banquet followed the work ot conferring the degrees and was serv ed royally by the Indies Aid society About 400 covers were laid T4ie program of speakers and so loists during the banquet were aa follows E G PJace in Historyr K R OBrien Oelwoln Iowa of Arthur Beckel Burden of Proof B H McCoy Waterloo Last Rose of Sum Miss Annabolle Latusec Knight of Allan Kane Dubuque J J Meyers of Carrol Iowa was on the list of speakers but was un able to bo present The addresses The addresses were very well given and B H McCoy a well known at torney carried off the honors as tho wit o the evening The soloists were at their very best and gracious ly responded to encores Mlsa Inez Evans of 219 East Fifth etreet left yesterday morning for Dubuque where she will spend a tew days visiting with friends Srom there Miss Evans will go to Chicago where she will enter Uio of housewives In their daily tasks I Burhama acliool and study tor a excitement baying died BUYING WHEAT Special to Tho GlobeGazette is much buying of wheat on war talk and cold weather Offerings are limited and the crowd la short ;