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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 25, 1916, Mason City, Iowa Business ofrtca call 32 r For Editorial Rooms Call 28 GlobeGazette TeJenhones REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF TliK IMPORTANT EVENTS OK THE WORLDTODAYS NEWS NOT YESTEllDAYS Weather Ifv onisrtit ly from o central VOL XXlil KEPRIMAXD INSTOJVS PLAN TO SHORT EN COMMUNICATION LINE CARRIED OUT jANSPORT ROUTE NOW COMPACT AND GUARDED my Officers Consider Villa Out illleBands Only Woik Loft Headquarters uipu April 24 American mil tuiy authorities have obtained h4eHabl6 information that Villa not crossed the Durango line When closely olioived by the American ool iCIK 1 General George uuns in tho Hidalgo district band of men ho tumd to the Sierra Ho is said to be itheiv dead or in hiding in tho jiiiountjiius northwest of Iuira XToduys report placed him last i near Monoavu Slightly Antonio April is wounded but not iacapaci 1d and is reported to have moved the mountainous region northj Parral This information Jed General Funstou from a whioh caused him to regard MASOX CTY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 2f 1I NO 1f7 MICDAL t0K WIOAT1U4R SHAIM or WHlcis Breaks Thni Budiiujloh Railroad Emlhmk mcnt at East Wiiiona ajul Water Pours Lands V Crosse April hundred feet of the Burlington rail road at East Winona was carried away by the rise of the Mississippi river Sftnday and a great sea hurled upon thousands acres of lands and farm homes on the Wisconsin side of the river The Burlington em bankment has been the only protec tion of a large district of country side since the rise of the river nearly a month ago The constant beating of the river against it finally wore it awny and on Sunday a gap of sixty feet was smashed in the levee and the river upon the lowlands which had been sheltered by the embankment At the point of the break the river was twelve feet above the land be jyond the embankment and the flood poured through with tremendous force The gap steadily widened un til today it is three hundred feet across The Burlington and Qrcat Northern railroad companies rushed drivers and construction trains and an tn on Uo out of Senator Robinsons ox tween Chicago and Mhiiie pose ot the incompetence and least alul pc ciency of the aviation corps unler Eefr le of Colonel Samuel Reber ch ef of the Beater tn aI railroads run soetiou i LIJU nmg aiong tne Mississippi Trains aviation section was last seen Giofceaariette est of Satevo where the most ad Washington Anril J jest of Satevo where the most ad uced of General Pershings forces ire Sunday to The GlobeGazette 131 Paso April Gcu Bell at Port Bliss nor military UIJHL 11 adquarters at Columbus N hail jean officials information regarding the Mexi taik to hini and report that American negro sol Of his identity y n ers had engaged with some civil at Satevo Tlie report which was t credited here snid several sol s were killed Washington April tion of capture by Carrauza troops of Pablo Lopez Villas chief lieuten ant has readied the state depart ment from Consul LotcliRr at Chihua hua The message said Lopez was being held in jail there until Ameri or army officers could satisfy themselves 31 Paso April the forces of the American puui e expedition into Mexico as nlan d by General Funston has been in large measure completed H is irned here and the troops are now ncentrated in strong units along line of communication thorough protected that Is said to be not ich more than two hundred and Tty miles long Reinforcements are o gathering at Columbus N idy to meet any eventuality The derican expedition will now main n a military status quo while ilomatic negotiations go forward Washington for the withdrawal of troops The pursuit of Villa Is over Thar belief of army officers at Fort tea who now believe the troops wil age the small wauderlng bands Vila bandits that roam northern Ihuahua These bauds are widely ttered and operate in groups of o or three e the expedition is at its main Jses It will recuperate from the jora of its rapid dash southward admission has been made at the advance forces of American vary have been withdrawn north It Is understood that they fve been taken out of the zone ftAere the hatred and dislike for the mericans Is most intense This ithdrawal Is designed to prevent during diplomatic negotia Wns More Mexican Yarns ycial to The GlobeGazette E1 Pao April to jjxicans arriving here from Inter r reports have been spread that lijlla is coming nortli again with the fject of attacking the American They say the bandit now has hundred followers and will be Cned later by Pedro Bracamonte of Torreon District who has fifteen Jndred men and General Banuelos ose command numbers one tlious men 1 Carranza Impatient April I for an early reply to his jfl April 12 suggesting that the lean troops be recalled from ThJR wns learned officially nnectlon with the fact that Kl Vrrendondo Mexican minister nnto sought an interview with tary Lansing StPte department ila declined to discuss tho mat To K xi1 ile Special to The El Paso ipril public exe cution at Chihuahua City ia to end tho career of Pablo the Villa Vandit captured Saturday near San ta Ysaliel according to passengers arriving here from Chihuahua A similiufate awaits three men taken with Lopex LOCAL KAXS DIlAlvK KM LAY SJ rep the AI J n Barlow and W L Lee resented Mason City fans at Drake Relay Carnival Saturday though Mason City boys did not win any firsts the two fans said they showed up fine for youngsters and promise to make some good runners with a little more experience They seemed to think the lo cals were more or less handicapped by inexperience rather than iuabil are being operated with the greatest of care while the flood waters are slowly undermining long stretches of the embankment An emergeiuy crew with special constmcl ion trains are working at many points on both sides ot the river IK and the Twin Cities PioKssor National Academy Abhe Sciences has just awarded Professor Cleve land Abbe a medal for organization of the United States Weather oerv ico Tlio award is made for ence in the application of science to tho public Tlmtitht That Roicromc to RootTnkihira AtjicenHMit Will Hj Stricken From tion Bill As Requested Special to The GlobeGazette Washington April protest against inclusion in the pend ing immigration will of a reference to tho RootTaUahira agreement re stricting immigration ot Japanese libprers was discussed in a conter by Secretary Lansing Chairman Stone of the Senate foreign Rela tions Committee and Chairman Smith of I in migration Committee Senator Smith later called a meeting ot his committee for Thursday wlvon il is understood an effort to modify tho bill will fee made BO as to elim inate any objection theJapanese government may have I see no reauon to believe that a satisfactory solution cannot be eas ily said Senator Smith THll XAVAL UlTHCiKT Special to The GlobeGazette i Washington April navol appropriation bill for the fiscal year jot IU17 framed by the Howie sub committe and submitted to the com mitte carried against SI appropriated for cur rent fiscal year The navy depart ments building program for embodied without change TOM IMCXOKS Regent Cecil to the City for Sabbath and Bijou the aters each contributed to the public coffers in police court iiy points on both sides ot the river betweru LaCrosse I or their places on Sunday 1 rins is the first time the Cecil has been open on Sunday The managers plead not guilty but were found 1 Si 1 MoCOOMIitf TO QUIT AS DKMOS Special to Tho Glohedanette Washington April 84 William F iMcCombs of the demo cratic national committee today noti fied President Wilson that he would be unable to direct Wilsons campaign position after the democratic nation convention at St Louis and will TOOK GASOWXK FOll IvKHOSKXK Special tp the GlobeGazette Schlensner an widow living near here is under a physi cians care from injuries sustained in a narrowly averted last Tuesday morning while making a kitchen fire she found it smolder ing from tho previous night so add ing kindling she poured on gasoline mistaking it for kerosene which ot course juickly ignited The blaze leaped to the can which fortunately had been opened at the top so in place of exploding in the receptacle tho flame burned liko a torch Mrs Scblonsner at once plunged the ran into a pail of water with her cloth ing meanwhile catching screaming at the of tire he Workman Injured by Dynamite pision Returns Home Clarence Riley the laborer who was injured several weeks ago by an accidental discharge of dynamite while working on the sewerage ditch on Main street returned to his home yesterday His leg which suffered a compound fracture as a result of the accident is now almost healed but eyesight is not much improv ed He is able to discern hut his vision Is not yet clear IMloy suffered almost total blindness dur ing tile days following the accident FAMOUS RATH Washington n April Interstate Commerce Commission has decided to begin tho taking of new testimony this week in the colebart ed intermountain rate case which was first begun In inn nnd disposed of three years later in the supreme court Tho case has been reopened on petition of the Spokane Retail Merchants association and tho Ne vada railroad commission The case involves tho railroads rights to charge higher rales on a wide range of commodities Including many stap les from Atlantic coast cities to the points west of Denver linn are now charged on the through haul from const to coast nnd tearing her clothing into strips in her efforts to get rid of the fire Mrs Schlensnors cries attracted the attention of tier son Henry for who in she keeps house who was still in bed upstairs Though he went to the rescue with all possible haste his mother was badly burned pleasure on her side and hands A physician was called al once under whose care she is now recovering guilty by Judge Hayes The row l of Coinuniiv to Attend of u Xatioii Tomor KCJG ROLLIXO AT WHITR D April Juvenile Washington in companies battalions and regiments took pos session of the White House grounds this morning for the annual Easter Monday eggrolling festival During the greater part of the day children of all ages and colors frolickd around tho grounds rolling heir colored eggs and playing games shlngton April Mexi mbasay stated that the request lind not heen transmitted through Arredondo so far as known there It is understood to have been made Hrectly by General through Special Agont Rodgers at Mexico City The reply also will be seiit hrough Rodgers Members of Comrany Second infantry I N who are at hn urmory in uniform readyto fall in at oclock tomorrow Tuesday evening will he guests at a theater party at tlie Cecil where they will witness the production of The Birth of a Those who are not on Iinml promptly at 7 SO for a short drill prior to marching to tho theater at oclock will probablv have the of remaining In the room in the armory and be ing drilled for the required two hours by some officer or noncom Acceptance of Ihe invitation to the Cecil is made possible by the fact that the company has given up the armory floor for the evening to the Patriarchs Militant I O 0 F tional committoeman from Minnesota is expected 10 succeed AtcComljs and conduct the campaign Special to The Berlin April 24 The Noru deutsche Allegiueino Zfitmjg says the Overseas News Agency that recently rumors have been spread about a peace offer from our enemies It is said that the Russians bad taken mesisuies in orrtu W H Holiistcr t R Ilollisler of Jefferson Cily dork to tho senate com mittee on foreign relations of which Senator Stone is chairman lias been acting secretary of the democraticnational comuiitrcc since the death of Thomas J Pence vas appointed assistant b Mr Pence and handled the office under Air Pences direction for several weslcs Mr llollistor has conducted two campaigns for Senator Stone was with the Clark preconvpnlioii forces in 1 1 L nnd after the conven tion helped to elect President Wil son ft ia believed likely that his present position will be made por inunciiL at the democratic convention in June Mr ITolIisler is unmarried TION nECSCIVK DUHJMi LAST MIGHT KiUiANY KEAOY TO CONCSJIW NOW woifjH OWe ftiviMi 5 Averted Ity Hints iio Alsiioiit mhideil by Tinec Year Old Child in Tank negotiations and that authorities will tenon any such proposals Al ors arc who will hold a ball there con TO IXVKSTIGATK 1HOXK Newark X April been granted by the legisla ture for the purpose the New Jer sey State Board of Public Utility Commissioners will begin tomorrow a sweeping investigation into the rates being charged by tho York I IHKSIDKXT Telephone company and the Dela ware and Atlantic Telegraph and Telephone company The first nam ed concern operates in Xorth Jersey while tho other servos tho southern section of the state Both compan ies are part of tho Bell system SirORTKH AT XiriHT Special to the GlobeGazette Washington D April Men are taller in the morning than in the evening medical examiners for the United States Marine Corps declare nnd the applicant for enlist ment who is of medium or small stature has a bettor chance just af ter breakfast to meet the height re quirements than at any other time during the day The discs of cartilage between the vertebrae of the backbone yield con siderably to the pressure due to the weight of the body when it is eroct and expand themselves while the body la hi a recumbent position This effect may amount to ns much as half an inch in tho case of a heavy mart of rrsv r ft 10 in in height Marine Corps necfion with the Odd Fellows picnic at Clear Lake the next day Circumstances over which people had no control fixed the pic nic date for Wednesday and if the local Odd Fellows were to entertain tho visitors they had to do it the evening before For that reason the guard company gladly relinquished the drill hall for the evening When the Cecil management heard that Captain Heffnors command would bo homeless except for Hie squad room tomorrow night they extend ed the much appreciated invitation TO VOTK IX IViishingfon D April 21 president is arranging lo go to Princeton tomorrow to vote in the Mew Jersey presidential primary All the candidates for delegates to democratic national convention the are be for the presidents rniiMembers of Hancock Comity Tmvns Council nspccl Paving iii This City Today Pour memners of of Britt Hancock this morning the guests of May or Potter and Engineer F r Wil son on a trip of inspection over the many miles of paved streets Britt will soon let a contract for quite a large amount of paving and the aldermen are getting data to help them in their decision as to what kind of pavement to order construct ed They wont to Clear Lake on the of that city took them on a trip over and uncompleted of theparty were Aldermen XV O Leo Ed Richardson L Hattan and H II Mullin the completed work there The members MKDICS I1KAR OK cipeeia to The iloboGiiKode lurncr April oxperi laonting with a boitlu full of powder to open lu tile the ekvon your old son of Mrs John coinploicly or tins narrowlv os tlieso being blinded for life yesterday Ht with iiuotJier boy cilium took tho bottle of explosives down on the railroad and touched a m a tell to it expecting to hear a big noise and see firstclass riro works l ls thought hat Potersrn was examining the bottle when tins explosion occurred The boys fice was blackened and iiis eyes wore fill ed with powder and ho wns KJ blini that he had to bo led home A physician was called immediately and followng tin he staled thai the boy would regain his eye sight inside of a week Drowned in Tank Ouo ot the saddest fatalities which has occurred in this city in a long time was the drowning of the three yearold baby daughter of Mr and Mrs Nick Lahm yesterday afternoon little child was playing around the yard near a large steel tank which was used for watering livestock when last seen It was not more than live minutes from this time that tlu body was found in Die iilnk It is thought that he child must have walked up the embankment which had boon placed around the tank to keep the water from freezing OHt hor balance and fallen in Mr and Mrs Lahm livo on a farm about four and a hall milts north of Garner It was only a month ago that one of the other thiv children fell from tin hay loft break ing its leg in the fall the city council county Iowa o Tho CHobefJaztLle Washington April 2 dential from A in senior Gerard at Berlin indicate thai Uor many will make concessions to the Hnited Stales in response to I lie note demanding immcdialo of iho presojit motli of submarine warfare Whether the concessions will bo sufficiently broud to moot American demands is uncuriain However offirhils reflected an air of Imppfui noss for an amicable Kiitloiioni nf the issue II understood thnt Ambassador Gerard has rpcoived broad intima tions thai the icrmaii government will go to porsorvo friendly relations wiili Iho United Slates He is understood to have mined bis impressions from officials of thw Berlin foreign office iueliM ing Foreign Minister vou Jiigow The Borliji gorenuuenL is con fronted finding a way tlie without arousing j the element insists upnn relentless KUbniuririe Corurc disnadhoK weie of i hip li ly coiifidential natnro and re diiriiig Ihe Washington April inibusissilor Sir Rice has delivered 10 Heiroiiiy Lun sitiK his Kovoriinicnl reply ii tiu American protcsf imorfer ouco nonlal cojnniercc liuiKr concurs in tbo wilh her ally but will partknlarixe Ior hersrlf on minor points The is l tocIillUal dpfensi of Uie ixilicy of ific JJLKi JOH UKVKKKM VXD NiKS The regular meeting of the iGordo County Medical association room night will be held In the assembly of the courthouse Wednesday it S oclock at which Dr E A Gra lani will give the main address spcak ng on the subject Some Newer Con ceptions Applied to Old Another paper will be given by Dr R R nrisbine on Some Denofita o be Derived From Cooperation With the Dental Dr L Miirsfon ivlll givo a report on i visit to the eastern clinics Mot Confidence bogots OAHXIVAfj IX KAXTONK understood to renomlnntion During the hrief stay in Princeton Mr Wilson will find time to plant a tree on the Lincoln Highway in honor ot Abraham Lin coln BKGIXS IXQUHSV Washington D April Tlu fntorslalc Commerce sion today begins Iho hearing of testimony in the general Prosecution Against Manntfcr of lion It has undertaken fnfo the roa r T Konabloness and propriely of the rates on conl from the mines in Pennsylvania West Virginia Maryland Kentucky and Ohio to the TCrle porls for transshipment Ihe Groat Lakes Numerous ooinpintnts affocting those rates have been filed with the commission the most Important bolnp tlinf of the Pittsburgh Coal Operators associa tion iHi oV rnformation ion in iVnstlce Court was filed this morning in Ihe court of Justice Ralph S Slan bery against Frank Hurst baiiager of the Birth of a Xatlon company charging him with broach of Sab hath because of yesterdays produc tion ot that film at the Cecil Mr Hurst entered a plea of guilty and waa fined for the alleged vio lation San Antonio April San Antonio sprinK fiesta opened loday under favorable auspices trains arriving Sunday night and this fore noon brought hundreds of visitors to the city Tho downtown section of the city IK elaborately decorated for the occasion The weeks program provides for a wide variety of at tractive features of entertainment Among them will be floral and indus trial parados historical pageants firemens drills band concert andi many other foaturcs of outdoor en tortainmont A public roreptioM at Ihe Biiptist ciiinch ill bo givpn onight al S oclock fnr and Mr Os fjood Iciive for Furl next week where Rev Osgoort hiis a call to the BaptUt churcli of that place All ire inrilod attend The of the Mini day club gave a 1 oclock luncheon for Mrs Osgood MI the home of Mrs T D Class today Mr and Mrs Osgood to leave for heir ntw a week from today Special lo The Paris April there is n comparative lull the Verdun biittlo with infantry on both sides ro nuiinlng comparatively inactive ap parently there soon is to bo a re sumption of heavy fighting ns n heavy bombardment has started in tho Dead Mans Mill region Sornp illiinks in Piiciict incii nnd DnKgnlCH Huin Iilloi County Auditor fioorgo 10 Frost is receiving some affidavits of candi dacy for precinct committecmon and delegates to county conventions Tho presidential preference county con vention will be held a week from next Saturday May 6 and tho regu lar county convention to fill candi dacies not settled at the June prim aries will be held on July i NOT MKJ5K Special to tho GlobeGazette Washinjilon April 21 The stout lcgKinfs worn by of the United States Marino Corps are not a purely decorative adjunct to Iheir very natty uniforms ni popularly supposed civilians but arc a protection for the men ugaiiiHt tropical diseases while in foreign service naval surgeons say Many of the most dangerous tropi cal diseases are transmitted by the biles of iuKoctK Among those are malaria yellow bubonic plague bookworm elephantiasis and Iropicai ulcer Flies and mosquitoes are Iho prime carriers and they make I he Ir first attack upon the an kles thence working their way ovor the whole body The loggings worn by Iho Tnitcd States Marines afford splendid pro tection to the ankles against fleas mosrjultoes and infected dirt ;