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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 31, 1916, Mason City, Iowa VOL XXIII MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 31 191C NO 14 f ACTION MUST DOME BY SAT URDAY NIGHT SAY RAIL MEN IF IT IS TO BE IN TIME WILSON STILL TRYING TO GET POSTPONEMENT President Does Not Give Up Ef forts to Get Railway Brother hoods to Defer Strike Date Washington President Wilson appealed to the four brotherhood hmtils to delay the strike they reiterat ing only n favorable settlement could prevent it ouo of the loaders suid he thought the rnuk and illa of the men were will ing to wait in view of congress making efforts to enact into law Uioir oiact demands The lomita com merce committee coujiluiuo its hearing ou the legislation rep resentative of the trainmen iii slstiiisr there is no reason for arbitration in lucsont crisis ami the railroad heads siandinir for arbitration In cnse laws cannot be enact ed by Saturday President Wil son is IioldiiiK another card u direct auoeal to the men to re main at their posts in of the STRIKE ORDER EFFECT FELT Now York Aug the progressive freight embargo de clared by the railroads will uot be come operative until tonight the prospects of a railroad strike al ready are causing widespread incon venience and anxiety throughout New York and New England Ev OH1LDUKN H A Gash Head of Big Fam ily Cannot Locate Them H A Gash of Galena is In this city in an effort to locale his wife and seven chil dren who are driving in a covered wagon from the Kan sas town to Minneapolis Mr Gash fears his family has ery branch of business got off tho roai 4Irs Gash on rail trar tended to take north and Is Washington Aug con gress got down to work today on President Wilsons legislative pro Mani to prevent a nationwide rail road strike President Wilson him dtiuwcd his efforts to yel brotherhood leaders to recall the strike order At the same time he Look steps to hurry congress along President Wilson summoned the brotherhood leaders to the White House for this afternoon and is making arrange ments to go to the capitol to confer with the administration leaders Railroad officials and representa tives of trainmens brotherhoods ap Lust night oclock ILo local freight office of the Northwestern railroad received orders from headquarters not to receive and perishable goods lo cally or fioni connecting ttuca hat could not be delivered lie fore Sunday at oclock n 111 Explosives will not lo re ceived under any consideration PHONE COMPANY PREPAUKS Gets Ready for Rush of Business That I Will Follow Beginning of Strike J W Hight commercial and traf fic agent of the Western Electric Telephone system with headquarters in this city has just returned from an inspection tour through the terri tory covered by the system and mada special arrangements for Mondays rush in view of the railroad strike The management realizes that tho wire will be kept hot for tho first three or four days antl has ordered that the managers of the respective stations on the system be on hand to take care of the rush A thousand questions foolish and j otherwise wilt be asked and delays In shipments of goods will no doubt be the cause of excessive telephonic conversation between retailor and wholesaler This will naturally over load the central stations with calls and some delays are inevitable But all preparations have been made by Mr Hight and the managers under him to bring the delays down to a minim Am Mr Hight intimated that In case the strike was of long duration that the company might be up the in som respects Should the coal shortage include the supply at the electric light plant condttteaa would soon be such that the company could not recharge thoir batteries which is necessary every fortyeight hours This would soon put an entl to telephonic communi cation the strike was lifted But although some of the plants of the city have but eight day rations for their furnaces the electric light plant Is fairly well supplied with coal and can keep going until a new sup ply is shipped iu if the strike docs not last more than two weeks plans to offk tho tlon faculties At all big railroad V centers here It was evident today preparations are being made to keep as many trains as possible running after the brotherhood men strike PKEPAKATIOXS FOR STUIKE COXTIMK Chicago Aug the statement of W L Lee president of the Order of Railway Trainmen that the passage of President Wil1 eons eighthour day bill will be garded as a satisfactory adjustment cf the strike situation is regarded Lose Seniority D M Denison local freight agent of tho M St who wag in the against the strike Monday are pro ceeding without abatement Embargoes covered freight ship ments ou practically every mile of main track in the country and pros id enls of the railroads In Chicago met to discuss the problems The Chicago Grain Hecervrers Associa tion notified the country shippers to withheld shipments for the present CONGRATULATES JOHNSON Estespark Aug Charles B Hughes today sent Gov ernor Johnson of California a telegram congratulating him on his nomination for the United States senate and expressing his best wishes and hope for his election WALKS OFF 1JOAT TO UKAT1I Mcdlupolis Woman Drown ed in Peculiar Manner i Hit Li peared iu force today at the senate notice had been served on all train interstate commerce committees eorvlco employes of that system that hearing on President Wilsons legnil fnoir Burlington Aug to advices received from LaCrosse Wis Miss Minnie Wilson a well known and highly respected young woman of was drowned iu the Mississippi river when shs walked off the deck of tho tourist stervmor Quincy and plunged into liio water As there was not the cause why the woman should have jilungtd Into the stream intentionally it is believed that she did so whUo walk ing in her sleep Miss Wilson who was known to many people in Burlington having visited here not infrequently and who left here with a friend from Dos Moines last Friday night was an es timable woman whose death is a shock to those who hor She was a member of one of tho prominent families in Motliapoils She lived with and kept houso fur hoi brothers William and Antly Wilson was also n sister of Wil clty on business yesterday said that json who conducts a drug store In Modlapolis and who is seviivlary of the chautauqua association Shortly borore noon President Wil son summoned the administration leaders to his office at tho capitol Representative Adamson of Georgia chairman of the Interstate commerce committee introduced the bill in the house designed to carry out Wilsons recomendaUons Unless the sonate acts promptly a nil their rights of seniority will be forfeited if Ihey do not report fof duty Monday morning principle of arbitration but not in arbitration whero we stand only to Jose Tho experience of our men with arbitration is not mv luuiiipuiy a i aging special rule will be invoked to rush becn unlair lnen the house bill through by Saturday I bnilrds President Wilson takes the view that I inlt it Is a patriotic duty of the brother ou 6clnrl accept sUike eff U t K the men had yielded fifty per cent of their demands President Wilson as he left the conference with the congressional leaders smiled broadly and with his face beaming declared I have juet been keeping touch with things to see that they keep moving and they are President Wilson then returned to the White House Chamman Ad amson of the interstate commerce committee said will pass the eighthour bill Introduced today in tho House to morrow That will include a provis ion for investigation of the effect of the eight hour day on railroads That we believe will prevent a strike After a conference with President Wilson at the Litters request Scn i ators I nmerene of Ohio antl Smith ine enactment Into law of hood leaders to rescind or postpone the strike order In view of his rec ommendations to congress and the ef forts being made to act upon them CAN STOP BTIUKK Nevertheless A B Garretaon speaking for the men at the sanate hearing declared that to postpone the after the brotherhood had vot would mean to turn over to a the trains as in 1877 and 1894 The oiffhthotir jay bill on which most congressional ers if enacted by Satur day iiicht will bo snficlcnt jus tification in the opinion of tho brotherhood leaders for calling off tho railroad strike set for Monday Tills today wus tho main source of optimism that a tircnt would not occur dent Wilsons eighthour day guar anteeing the present ten hour day of South Carolina said The President wants action That is all we can Sfti of the Senator Pomerene added 1 can tialnmena brotherhood will be not nclievc there will be a strike f regarded as a satisfactory settlement can not boliove any set of men will of our differences with the railroads aiul there will bo no strike In order to prevent a strike the bill must become a law before Sat urday Tho senate committee planned to present a finished draft to the Ken para the industry of the coun House lea lers conferred with President Wilson later giving assur ance tho House will tomorrow tnktip action on a measure including eishthour tiny ccmmission for n EXHH5IT AT DIOS MOIXKS Cerro Gortlo Schools Kxhibit Sent to lown State Fair Tliis eir Fred O Cram county superintend ent of schools Is expected to return tonight from Des Molnes where ho has been in charge of tin Cerro Gor do scounty rural schools exhibit at the Iowa State Fair The exhibit shown at tho North Iowa Fair was moved In its entirely to Des Moines to give state fair vis itors an idea of the work of the Cer ro Gonlo county schools CIirlHtinn Church Cabinet The Bible school cabinet of the First Christian Bible school hold a very interesting and profituuie meft ing iast Tuesday evening at tho home of Mr and Mrs II O Moore lltli St N E There wore noon I twenty of the leading workors present and un der the leadership of Snpt C H Keldlo and the new pastor some im portant matters relating to welfare of the school were outlined TAKKX Paris Aug troops accordlngto reports received here have occupied the Bulgarian town nf nustehiik witha population of situated the Ruman ian town of Giiirgevc ATTKXIJOX JViXS for immediate action Saturday j in membership ilftpnloon rollof the interstate commode commisi ig action if senate was not yet I want to Impress on the com said Mr Gnrrotson that snce the btRinning of Iheae Mintions no definite hnr been matle to us by the nfhor jslrle They nulrl but one thiiR i offered to leave the whole matter to interstate commerce Tho brotherhood believes iu the and provision op1 oration of the railroads Although hf s develop1 cd tin Ihe part of Wilson pi oviit i loi1 tne raiivnr iu it j hf iisisied Mint it bo Hep eiphlhour bill couitl bo put through 111 stub rinses six ri lie l 1 iitla nil siiltici jn it lie iuc Association Tjiihor Jtay ii ftiutlM o sate to juiy Witbtmt this ri is eir b liitil yciir lo boost it Is up iiitcvesUcl to l anxious to get In communica tion with the party Mr Gash had gone by rail to a point in Wisconsin and had intended coming back as far as Des Molues to meet his family He remained in that city several days Des Moinea having been designated as a stopping point on the journey and where Mr Gash should in quire for mail from his wife No word from the party and no from Mrs Gash was forthcoming at Des Molnes and the husband came here The wagon being used by tho party which comprises an other boy In addition to the eight members of the Gash family will be readily from the fact that It bears some landscape paint ing having formerly been us ed as a traveling motion pic ture wagon nmi has the words Mo Picture on its side Mr Gash arrived In Mason City this morning from Mar shalltown where he spent yesterday and where he got word thai a rig to some ex tent answering the descrip tion went north from there 011 the Jefferson Highway Sun day The wagon la screened all around with outside doors and is cut under the box to allow he front wheels to be cramped A JIarshalltown paper is cooperating with Mr Gash in an effort to find his family and The GlobeGa zette gladly does the same Back To Camps u Major designated Infantry as San Antonio Aug General unston telay the First and Second the Illinois guardsmen who would return north It was thought prob would be stationed near What other state aljla they Chicago monls will be designated for recall was not announced Moutpelier Aug Tho Vermont National Guardsmen who left Burlington yesterday under or ders ot the War Department to pro ceed to Eagle Pass Texas abandoned the trip because according to the officers the railroads cannot guar antee that the troops could reach the border before the time set for the strike The troop trains pass ed through here today returning to Camp Gates Many Gimnls Washington D Called Hack Aug 31 Orders for the return to their state mobilization camps of na tional guardsmen now on the Mexi can border were issued by the war department last night General Funston wag directed to return three regiments from New York two from New Jersey two from Il linois two from Missouri and ono each from California Oregon Wash ington and Louisiana Though no official statement was made it was declared the impend ing railroad strike was not the cause Secretary Baker announced tho order after a conference with Pres ident Wilson at the White House Earlier in the day the department had ordered to their home stations regular coast artillerymen who have been serving as Infantry on the border The secretarys statement said to night In tially view this of the fact that substan number of troops who have not done patrol duty on the border are now on their way there Is felt thut this number can be Wounded Sheriff Misleads Men In Mob Saves Megro OHIO OFFICIAL BRUTALLY ABUSED ItEGAUSE HE PROTICCTED PRISONER MANAGED TO SPIRIT MAN OUT OF COUNTRY Law Reigns Today Again at Lima Ohio After Night of Terror Whkh Rioters Ruled Ottawa Aug mob m charge of Sheriff Sherman Eley of Lima arrived here shortly after midnight in search of the Negro Daniels Eloy brought the negro here early last evening but local authorities have spirited him away to another county seat Sheriff Eley succeded in eluding the mob at Ottawa and escaped Into a hotel The baffled mob searched but Kley could not be found The mob started back to Lima Lima Aug at the success of Sheriff Sherman Kley in spiriting Charles Daniels a negro accused of assaulting Mrs John Barber young wife of a prominent farmer out of their reach early this evening a mob tonight captured the sheriff seriously wounded him plac ed a noose around his nook and for ced him to direct a cortege of one hundred automobiles into the rough country north ot this cit whero It is supposed the negro prisoner has been hidden The motor mob with Sheriff Eley was not located at a late hour after deserting the scene where they bad overpowered the Lima police and fire department broke Into the jail the court house and the residence of the sheriff and forced the sheriffs wife and other womon to flee Police Quickly Overpowered The mob formed around the Lima jail before dusk and leaders de manded admittance Chief of Po lice KInney called out his entire force but the officers over powered in a handtohand fight for the mob was heavily armed It was announced that the negro had boon taken by Sheriff Eley to the Ohio State Hospital for the criminal in sane antl that the jail was guarded by but one deputy and the sheriffs wife Refusing to accept the an nouncement the mob forced Mrs Eley to open the cells The mob grew rapidly and it is estimated that it contained men 1 Sheriff Eley returned at and was met by the dob at tho city lim its They demanded that he deliv er the prisoner or tell whero he was hidden The sheriff reached hia residence and refused to give up the negro The mob then broke in the front door as Eley escaped through a rear entrance Sheriff Gamely Resists He was caught when entering the Mlks home and attacked His clothes were stripped from his body and he was battered and kicked by the mob Two of his ribs weru broken A rope was taken from the trolley of a street car antl the noose placed about his neck hold Out oven after tho mob had thrown the noose over the cross arm ot a telephone pole Kill the nigger yelled the mob as the crowd swayed over the sheriff knocking him to the pavement and preventing those who held the rope from stringing him up to the polo Tho feet of many men crushed the sheriff snapping ribs and tearing his flesh until he cried out that he would tell where the negro was se creted Then the sheriff was lifted to an automobile truck and rioters dashed away In the cated by the sheriff direction indi Lima Ohio Aug reign ed here again today following a night of violence resulting from an attempt of a mob to lynch Charlrs Daniels a negro accused ot assaulting Mrs Tno tiic department intends to order hiine some more regiments and pos sibly to replace them with troops now in their mobilization crimps in the several The Sherman mob slozed Eley loro bla IJISHOP Norfolk Rev AKicil bishop of IhO liin 1 day on ilu birthday nni tloiph i has parfcl rcor lu this crater eradjtilw RANDOLPH IS NO YJOA1IS OLD r Rt olotlins from hia hotly placed a nooso around his rsock antl than Rloy agreed to load the mob to the prisoner but he escaped the mob at Ottawa Tho prisoner la safe in Jail thn au IhoritlPH are investigating Rleys condition is serious OOTIIAM TO ITS ph was l of his i Thl i iivvrpavy HtorllKf iiiiMvo of Virsinia ami vi uis fiiiit fa KtPlo He cousc ol Virginia German jams In Lorraine Paris Aug troops have penetrated the French trenches in the Parroy Forest iu Lorraine last night but were immediately ejected by a counter attack says tbs official statement NOT London Aug confirma tion of the reported flight of King Constantino from Athens to Larissa is received In official circles here which considers it highly improli Sharp Fighting In Macedonia London Aug Fighting is very severe all along the Macedonian front says the Athens dispatches INDICATIONS ARE THAT NEUTRALITY WOULD RID ABANDONED SOON FIGHTING SEVISKE ON MACEUOMAN Serlmms Acjain Seem to Holcliny Their Own in IM With tho Hulcjiuians Ail Attacks Athens Greece Wednesday vjui Aug developments ji tho diplomatic situation today iiuiko it iiiincnr tlmt within 48 hours Greece Imve nlmmluu ed her 7iolicy of neutrality iu tllO Officers U Athens Aug tine will receive the French minister estimated at 1500 The Bulgarian regiments says the dispatch attacked the Serbians Iu close formation after the German stylo near Lorovilz suffering se verely They were rompellod to ask reinforcements from Valbankenl JUCJKCTKJ PKOVKI TO UK KXllOUT lUKM St Louis Aug 31 Rejected for enlistment in the United States Ma rine Corps because the trigger and and Kastoria The Serbians appear i masters of tho situation in e were missing from his chevo says an Athens correspond ent and Bulgarian officers of Ru manian origin who deserted said the Bulgarians caled Comicbevo an other g s right hand filbert Harlan a raw boned applicant from Oklahoma went from the recruiting station in the iMilIerton building to a shooting gallery nearby and made twentyfive straight hits on a moving target with a small calibre rifle while the ser geant who Inul rejected him looked on I can shoot better with my little finger than some men can with their trigger Harlan said after Tfl ftnSIilFI fiOBSU llis tho antl II linUllill AKllllf l cvtlnot understand why you wont 0 UllnilU nniiS Ihe marine sergeant explained that a band minus several fingers would look bad when encased in tho Kansas City Aug for j white gloves and that the IOSH of his the soldiers of the Civil War or fingers would seriously interfere with their return to the pursuits of pnauellhe proper liandlinK of the rifle at at the conflicts eml instead of padrills lavishing a military powe was But the Oklahoma recruit was un sounded by Cam E R Monftnt convinced and went back ho hi commamlerinchiof of the G A Itjtho belief that the does n its annual encampment hero tonot know a man wheu it one Alay wise counsels prevail and may fraternity charity and loyalty control our deliberations in every detail of our said Capt Mun fort Fifty years have conic and gono since our association was founded anft we have gathered in this boau tifcs city to hold our golden anni versary The record of a half cen tury since the Civil War has no par allel in the worlds history The progress and development In educa tion in science in art in tnro fei inventions and in Industrial IMUTISII London Aug i is offirially announced that the British casual ties In killed woumlntl missing on all fighting fronts In August total led officers anil men ATTACK DISAVOWS Specal to The GlobeGazette Washington Aug In a note to tho state department in 18RS antl ton yearn later be of the new rlincesc of Southern Virginia ew York Aujr dive tomorrow is calculator make I ho New Yorker sure of ronuiiOK labelling of 3s ou sicl in letters at leas niuelnbtb of an While this will probably help the housewife to secure Ircsh ORKS it has not beon matin riuito clear just how it is going to benefit the rna pntron who orders two fiicd ov a plato of scrambled j among tlie foremost nations of the world Our national domain has been richly fertilized with the bloorl of freemen Yeu my comrades have contribute wore to this end than any other claos because of your la bors and sacrifices we have a unified nation In this service you confirm ed tho guarantees of our Constitu tion You broke the shackles on tho limbs ot five million of bondsmen You taught other nations that in this country all men are born free iml equal before the law entitled to labor and receive tho reward of their labor You did not ncok to estabfisli i a military power for when the bvi plo notes of victory wero sounded you turned from war to peace Tho world marvolod at this sudden trans formation The people of other lands did not understand the educational processes that had developed tho vigor antl manliness of American character that could make a man a soldier In time of war and a riukti in time of peare i Let rejoice that you my coin wnro able to subdue the pasj sioiis engendered by war return to1 On1 pursuits of peace and begin at once to build on tho foundations you hnd so well laid I late you that so many yrt living ti see and the unparrallletl development of the nation you saved from disruption You planted and have cultivated well the harvest Is greater than the weeks ago and submits a scaiamcnt of fact expected to c MO the cise 1JIHTHDAV OF The fragile Aug is tha anniversary of tho birth of Queen Wilhelmina Tho kingdom is cele brating Gay decorations give tho cities a happy appearance Tho for eign diplomats resident at The Ha gue called at the palace this morn Ing anrl tendered thoir cangratula tions and the good wishes of their respective sovereigns and govern in en Is Tho Queen was born August 31 1KSO and acceded to the throng on hor eighteenth birthday SKUliK WOItKINtj ISis Jisuuil it roriorinlni The big intercepting sewer now in operation ami bundling nil the sew evagc of the city from the win IT the formerly entered Lime Crook to tho site of tho dis posal now liinfc built la do ing tricrylhinj which was oxpoclinl of if Ktt O O Gould clly comiuisKionr ami superitilniident of lhat department Workmen havo for Home time paf beon engaged in cleaning tho and banks of Lime Creek of the ic cumulation of refuse which had arJ while that stream practically an open sewer ;