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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 18, 1910, Mason City, Iowa Part One JOBM BY TO EACH DAT OF THE IMPOSE AM Pages 1 to 8 THE TOELD Mws NOT YESTERDAYS NEltiBINE NEARLY READY Dawn of Another Week AVill See the New Equipment For Elec tric Line Under Operation OLD MACH1NERV CONSIGNED TO THE SCRAP HEAP NOW IOWA mum Discuss The Primary Law at Cedar Rapids ana Tell How li Should Be Amended UNIRJIE New Turbine Engine Capable of Pro ducing 1OOO kws is the Newest Thing In Steam Power To Be in Readiness For the Fair New Machinery With the dawn of another week steam will be turned on and sent hissing into the big new turbine en gine at the Mason City Clear Lake powerplant on Main and Drum on ond and then goodbye to ancient andantedated machinery for like the fabled Wandering Jew it cannot re new its youth and must give way to the new The transit represents an outlay of fully in money many weeks of hard toil and anx ious patience the employment of scores of skilled artisans and ma chinists with the realization that but ten short years go the very ma chinery now being rapidly con signed to the scrap heap was the newest thing in engineering concentrated wisdom of years the of study discovery and applied inven tive genius But it Is Presto change Out with the old in with tbe new The old has been left farther behind in ten years in the race of electrical inventions than a thousand decades contributed to the dynamicarts previous to that time IteasocFojthe Change j Hence the change Tbatis ywhj it operate ptryfer Thatis the localcom pany f is putting MtKinlafnew plant To keeWupwitn thefdemanas ot The big turbine which will be set of producing Special to The GlobeGazette DBS MOINES Aug county auditors and county super visors are holding their annual state conventions in Cedar Rapids this week where they are givingtexpression to their views on the primary elec tion law which they quite generally demand be changed from its present from The auditors have had oppor tunity during the past two trials to see some of the weaknesses of the law and before their convention clos es Friday night will have several rec ommendations to offer to the legis lature this coming winter The present officers of the auditors asso ciation are C B Blanchard of Mo nona county president C E Mey ers of Washington county vice presi dent Clifford W Duke of iPage county secretary and H W Baker of Louisa county treasurer Big Lake Missing Dr George M Chappel director of the Iowa Weather and Crop Service bureau has computed the deficiency of rain this year as compared with last year The rain we didnt get since January 1 he says if all as sembled would make a lake twenty five feet deep eight miles wide and 200 miles long Roosevelt Will Draw Preliminary programs for the Billy Sunday Declares Fruit Farm Bunk and Will Not Retire From AVork Practically ready aid Will Be Cut HI the Coming Week is Report of Foreman DESIGNATES RECENT REPORT AS NONSENSE AND HOT AIR in motion is capable one thousand kilowats of power equivlent to the power of sixteen hundred horses This turbine alone while it is purely afsteam engine is something new in tile realm of power for but a short while ago the tur bine was a thing unknown Now it Is recognized as the most powerful engine for the compass it occupies than of any engine made It is crowded into a spade four times less than the big machine it supplants yet it Is expected to send out over the conducting wires along the line of meeting of the Iowa State Teachers in Des Mdines in Novem ber have just been issued On the ev ening of Friday November 4 Hon Theodore Roosevelt is announced as the principal speaker The new coliseum in has yet never had a crowd large enough to fill it M L or through services of the homes the the lighting factoies and stores of the city life into 1 inanimate dynamoes and still havp a reserve four times greater than the old engine could jmaster in its palmiest days expected occasion its capacity will be taxed Cost Output For thefirst time in many years the coal output of Iowa will fall off according to the forthcoming bien nial report of the state mine com mission Because of the two months strike lastspring it is stated tile to tal tonnage of coal mined in Iowa will fall off about a quarter of a million tons Bank Guarantee It is reported that an effort will be made during the the coming ses sion of the Iowa legislature to have passed here a law similar to the one recently enacted In New York State which provides protection to de positors in private banks by requir ing private bankers to deposit se curities with tbe auditor of stte pro portionate with the amount of de posits he receives Money For Crops It will be gratifying news to Io wa farmersthat Iowabankers Says His Life Work is to French and He Will Continue to Do So Until He Sends Typical Reply To Rumor That Ke Was to Retire to a Fruit Farm j Aug IS Rev William A the baseball evengelist has stamped the rumor that he was to give up the evange lizing business as Several weeks ago it was stated positively in dispatches from the west that Sunday had retired from the ministryand would spend the rest of his days on his farm on the Hood river in Oregon A letter from Mr Sunday in reply to a request for in formation on the rumor leaves no doubt of the untruth of the state ment In his letter Sunday says The report that I am to retire is all air I oever dreamedof such a thing My lifes work is to preach Thats what I shall do until I die Nothing can induce me to for sake the call of God to preach the gospel I refused an offer of 000 for chautauqiia work in order to spend the summer resting to build up a great reserve force in order that I may work the harder the com ing year Positively Tiothling can influence me to turn aside from do ing the will of God I have a grand company of helpers for the work this TO SPEIINITO Early week according to the foreman of the telephone gang which has beeninstalling a telephone system on the east division of the WI11 Milwaukee road they will cut in the service iMid trains will then Former President Will Cross th Slate en the Northwestern Road On August 27 be operated by phone instead of the key and ticker The innovation is r startling one in view of the fact that but a short time ago the telegraph was believed to be so wedded to the commercial enterprises of the coun try railroads that any thing like a desWtjon of the key sounded like treason toan old and well tried systejn of handling infor mation The i telephone is now in operation on soiiie of the south Iowa divisions of ttie road and on this di vision between Chamberlain and San vE HKIKK ADIIRESS FROM CAP AT BOONI Colcncl l Occupy Coach While En ifoiiic West on Uritl Officials Arrange Foi Fifteen Minnie Speech at Hnonc born May Use Magaphone COUNTY ATTY BELSHEIM DIES AT FOREST CITY Well Known Wiiuiebngo County Practitioner Died Yesterday of Ap pendicitis CoupTed witb another newdevice at the power plant Jga the banlts th 5tate wi have machine that the to fall crops without sending a piteous appeal to the East for assistance it is report Word reached tho city this morn ing of the death of County Attorney Belsheim nf Forest City and a well known attorney of Winnebago which occurred at his home of ap pendicitis Attorney Belsheim was the brother of Rev G G Belsheim pastor of the Scandinavian Lutheran church of this city The deceased was 111 but a few hours He was the nominee of the Republican party to succeed himself in the office but a new candidate will be named pos Two devices may used by the dispatchers in talking into the tele phono They may have the regula tion yoke and head gear with its at tendant ear piece or may use a magaphone which is attached to a reversable device which puts it at most any angle and as near or as far from the mouth as desired By moving the indicator on what is termed tbe master selector any station along the division may be called and communicated with Engineer Thomas McArdle arrived home yesterday from an extended outing and sojourn at Duluth and North Minnesota where he was tli guest of his daughter Mrs Fre Clark He spent the time flshin and roaming about in the woods nea and geltuir back pounds landget an aj petite as keen as the proverbia cayotfi He was accompanied b Mrs McArdlo Conductor Fitzgerald of the Mil waukee who has been off on a vaca tion monthreturned to his run yesterday and made his first tri to the city from St Paul UOONE Aug former a is Theodore president will fifteen minute speech here on Aug 27 when he will pass thru this city enroute on western trip He will travel over the Northwestern line in a private car The Northwestern officials arrang ed for brief address here as the presidents train will make a stop at this the division point of fifteen minutes Roosevelt will speak from the platform of his private car CITY BRIEFS Attend the Auction Sale every day during Fair Week 10 i m and VIOLENCE FOR WITNESS Spectators in Sympathy With Police Chief Yeagcr it DCS Moines An gcreil at Testimony of A F No Protection by Police sibly Atti Ringland of Lake Mills Tlfeioard will appoint a suc kilowats of the turbine to 2COO 1 Emery Suh Sjtation Emery which once had dreams of being a city will be reduced to a substation It will receive the cur rent direct from the power plant here and from that point distribute it over the wires for the movement of all trains It is expected that trains on special days will be handled with out the least delay that their move ments between stations though loaded heavily will not be retarded because of lack power in the least that the schedule will he main tained no matter what the stress and as a consequence the hitherto grouchy passenger will have to look else where for food for his The new power is expected tp work wonders in the quality and character ofthe illumination used in the homes and in business places The unsteady flow of electricity is expected to be overcome and the lights will burn brighter and much more satisfactory Along with the new machinery new wiring along therailroad to Clear Lake new poles and in Ma son City new tracks especially on South Main have been laid Every car owned by the company now can be put into service for the track is In shape and there is plenty of power to handle them The mechanical de partment has promised the new equipment for the fair the coming week Supreme Secretary E L Balz of the M offices returned last evening from a short business trip to Iowa City ed Dakota where there will probably be less than a one half prosperity there is of suchan extent that none will suffer Forget to Sent Fee Nearly corporations in lo wa have so far failed to send the annual fee of to the secretary o state They will soon receive a second notice On September 1 the fee carries a penalty of 2 making a total of on October 1 it car ries a penalty of 4 making in al and so ikeeps on rising at a degrei that encourages prompt payment Good Roads Dope Good roads promises to be one of the chief agitations among legislat ors this coming winter Some de mand to spend the hunters license fund for improvementof roads has created much discussion Sports men are objecting to this It is pointed outby some that in as much as all the hunting must be done on the property of farmers there should be no objection to using the fund to help these farmers build roads to the property and hunting grounds cessor this week PLATE GLASS BROKEN Pulley Street Car Dives Into Window of Elks Block A big plate glass Window in the front of the lower floor of the Elks block Mala and Seventh was broken this morning by a pulley from a street car which took a dive from the wire The pulley went Uroocb tta glMS BhatUrinf It badly Mayor Gaynpr Pases Good Night and Doctors Deny Alarming Report AlKmt His Condition Special to the GlobeGazette NEW YORK Aug IS Mayor Gaynor passed a good night and was comfortable the physicians said this morning The alarming reports as to the mayors condition were denied by the doctors today DES MOINES Aug the hearing in the police inquiry this morning one of the witnesses for the prosecution A F Rice gave testi mony which greatly iingered the spectators who are in sympathy with Chief of Police Yeager A crowd followed Rice out into the street and kept after him for blocks hooting and jeering and attempting to personally assault him Some of them made open threats of violence against Rice but did not attack him The police force of the city p Auction Sale every clay during Fair Week JO m and p W II IIathorn superintended the job of dragging the roads between here and Clear Lake today The work left them in excellent shape for autoing Miss Trena Olson arrived in this city yesterday from St Paul and has assumed her duties as trimmer at the DamonIgou store Miss MSblc Banof has been aguest at the TS Sessions lieins in Three Places in This Judicial District on That Hate Court convenes in this judicial district on Sept r with Judge Clark at Allison Judge Kelley at North wood and Judge Clyde at Forest City So far as the dockets in the dis trict is concerned no important cases are to come up for trial early in the session at least Mason City session begins Sept 26 and besides the crim inal matters pending probably the biggest case will be the retrial of the Cleo Moore case though there nothing certain it will come up is this term After a few days session at Allison court will adjourn for a couple of allow everyone to attend the county fair Because of the hotel facilities at Allison both the county court and the county fair cannot be housed at the same Elliott On a Trip Gordon Elliott court reporter for Judge Clark leaves this week foi Belle Plaino where he will meet Mrs Elliott who is visiting there and to ether they go to Denver to attend the national convention of court re porters Mr Elliott is a delegate rom Iowa one of tho two One of Says Ho Will Support Cannon For Speaker and Uncle loe Cant Get It he anticipated pleasures of meeting at Denver will he a the trip through one of the scenic sections of Colorado known as The Loop which is done at the expense of the city of Denver Kepler is 111 County Attorney M H Kepler of Worth county who received a small abrasion on one of his arma at the Fat arid Lean ball game on August 4 til has been laid up for the past week Tlie in 1 tired arm began to pain the first of for her home today Mrs Pauley d swelled to alarm me poison bv who has been ill is improving Oareful attention was kept localized and Mr Keplers condition seems to nicely now Spilled oil at the home of Harry Tail street yesterday morn ing narrowly escaped a serious fire but presence of mind of the mem bers of the family extinguished the flames before much damage was done Auction Sale continued during Failweek 10 a m and p m Livcrgood Bros State Street Jcwrl W L Jones over whom there was some comment alleging his disap pearance in Chicago arrived home day before yesterday and is now safe in the bosom of his family A joint family picnic of the lould and McArthur families occur red at Clear Lake today in honor of he birthdays of Mr Gould and Mr McArthur which occurred today M acknowledges he is 70 ycai oung but Mrs McArthur refuses t livulge any family secrets The da was enjoyed with a dinner and fin uting Mayor Kirschman at fourjbcloc afternoon peformed th LONGWORTII REFLECTS THE VIEW OF ADMINISTRATION This Statement of SnninIinw Nic Regarded as View of The Adminis tration and The Actual Beginning of The Real Fight on Cannon Special to The GlobeGazette BEVERLY Aug flecting the viows of the administra tion it is generally believed Repre sentative Longworth of Ohio today gave out a statement In Which he says he will never support Speaker Cannon again and that he does hot believe Cannon ever can be reelect ed This is regarded as the actual be ginning of the fight on Cannon Uncle Too is Game DANVILLE 111 Aug er Cannon when shown the dispatch fro Beverly regarding the statement given out by Representative Long Worth said Cannon declines to an swer any statement Nicholas Longworth may or may nothave mads until he sees It I do not an swer statements which t believe to be fakes that political parties make It is time enough for mo to answer the president of the United States if he has any statements to make touching on the republicanism ot the Speaker of the House of Repre sentatives when he makes out a statement under his own hand I will not fight windmills filled by breezes blown from the lungs of political or enemies or IT YET M DCS Moines Crowding tip to But is H000 Short Off The Cen tury Mark be improving The illness attacked Kepler at a peculiarly busy time preceding the opening of the Septem ber term of court and it has been a trial to him to maintain the quiet to tne GlobeGazette and repose neeessa ment to improve F1T2PATKICK BUTTER Dean of St Marys at Marslialltown Shows Slight Improvement MARSHALLTOWN Aug 18 Word from Des Moines today isto the effect that Rev 1 1 Fitzpatrick pas tor of St Marys church of this city WASHINGTON Aug IS population of Des Moines Iowa ia an increase of Daven port Iowa an increase of Milwaukee an increase ELKS BASEBALL TOURNAMENT MARSHALLTOWN Aug the Iowa Elks baseball tournament this afternoon Des Moines won from made no effort to protect the witl second niarrige ceremony of the da by officiating when Miss Bessie 5 No new or sensational testimony added but more evidence show ing the wide open character of the city NEW FLEET COMMANDER Ernest Swanson Promoted to Com mand of Division of Torpedo Fleet Another promotion has been received by Ernest Swanson well known here whose parents are Mr and Mrs Al Swanson East Fifth street who is now commander of the northdivision of the torpedo fleet the Pacific and has transferred to the Lawrence which is his flagship He succeeds Commander Metcalf who has oeen given detached service He has four boats under his command Rev Father Coyle a Missionary rom Africa will be in this city next Sunday and will address the seph Parish on his work in that country in the morning Father Coyle s a very capable speaker and his address will be of unusual interest A S Knapp is confined to bin Dome on West Seventh street thii by DIMM John B Moissant Chicago Aviator Breaks His Machine in the Flight to London From Paris Special to the Aug 318 John Moissant the Chicago i aviator who is attempting to fly fromParis to Lon don descended for ia second time near here today breaking a propeller andpart of the machine in making thesecond landing The broken parts must bo replaced from Paris and resumption df the flight to London before tomorrow is im probable Neither Moissant nor his mechanic were injured Mrs William Van Lone was the hostess this afternoon of her division of the C W M society or the Main street Christian church The was spent in the usual business session and social hour af ter which light refreshments were served The ladies enjoyed a very pleasant afternoon Emil Schilling has eturned from a few weeks visit iwita relatives in Foster was united to Joseph C Sage The wedding occurred at th home of Mr and Mrs Charles Sage EouUi Xain Mr Sage the groom i a brother of Officer Sage and is em ployed by the brick and tile plan at Sheffield Miss Foster is ployed at a local cate and recently came here from Clinton 111 PER DAY paid one lady in each town to distribute free circu lars for Concentrated Flavoring in tubes permanent position F Barr Lowell Chicago good first class ma chinists steady work to the right parties Vulcan Iron Works Co Mrs S E Dixson and daughter Miss Hattie of Tulsa Okla Miss Elizabeth Morgan of Hedrick are the guests of Mr and Mrs H F Lin coln Dr Albert returned last night and Dr Frost today from Des Moines where they were attending the meet ing of the state board of health Prof Cram of the university has gone to the hospital at Iowa City for relief and treatment for incipient tuberculosis J A VanNess was on the sick list yesterday S R Miles with a party of lo cal business men went to Thornton this afternoon to attend the picnic which is scheduled there today They will drive from Thornton to Sheffield come home by way of Short Llna or the s somewhat improved over yester JIasml cty 12 to 14 and Mason City day but that his condition will not i Oskaloosa 8 to 2 warrant the taking up further i up church duties for some time L R Nelson of Thayer ar rived last evening for a visit with S G Nelson and will remain here for a month He will lat er visit in Illinois Anders Lien of Long Beach accompanied by his daughter Blanche are in the city for a visit and to look after business matters Mr Lien is a brother of the lats Andrew Lien and formerly a resi dent of this city John Shipley went to Duluth yes terday where he will remain till the hay fever season is passed His compatriots Col John Stoddart and Col E E Pratt are still holding the ort and think by carefully observ ing certain rules for dodging the hay fever microbe may be able to stay within tKe borders of civilization thls rear though hitherto have always been driven to the wild Mesdames Henry Keerl and La ina Hudson were the guests of hon r last evening at a farewell party given them by Mrs W 0 Holman it her home on East Fifth street he guests were members of the Re ief Corps and numbered some four eon During the evening R Bird Commander of the G A R Post made an address which added well o the other pleasures of the even ng Before the party disbanded heir hostess served a lunch which urnished a splendid finishing touch o the occasion Mrs Keerl and aughtef Miss Letty Keerl leave oon for Idaho where Miss Keerl ill teach music in the public chool the coming year Mrs Hudson wives soon for Texas where she l spend some time As a token of heir esteem the corps presented loth Mrs Keerl and Mrs Hudson ith a bMutiful book CITV mtlKFS After twelve years proprietorship ot the P D Cafe at Clear Lake S A girihe today sold the business to Eldon G Martin who took immedi ate possession Col Sirine made the P D an exceedingly popular placa for people who enjoy good meals and his beaming countenance auii splendid cuisine will be missed He engage in the banking or coil business after a few weeks respite or perhaps may do a brokerage busi ness Mr Martin who succeeds him is a young man with many friends and the qualities of making more and will have a good patronage from the start The home of J J Goelz has been brightened today by the advent of a ten pound baby boy who is giving great joy to the household by his superior musical qualities The young man and his mother are both doing well Mr and Mrs Claude Davy left for Minneapolis where they will make their future home Mr Davy having secured employment in the Milwaukee shops as a boiler maker Mr and Mrs Davy were favorites with the young people of the Chris tian church who will be sorry to lose them ROUND UP SOME TRAMPS Six Weary Willies were rounded up in a rendezvous north of the city last night by the police who were called by residents to that vicinity who said there were thirty in the bunch but only six were found Thia morning the bunch was looked over by Oscar Cook who was after the men who held him up Monday night none were identified ;