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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 22, 1914, Mason City, Iowa L PK DO IT BIGHT NOW Turn acl page and look over the many opportun ities offered pays to read them VOL XXII REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THE IMPQRTANAvEN TS OF THE WORLDTODAYS YESTERDAYS Partly cloudy tonight and Tues diiy somewhat warmer portion tonight moderate to fresh winds MASTON CIJY IOWA TUESDAY DECEM No 59 GERMAN CLAIMS OF A NOT ABLE VICTORY APPEAR TO BE OVERDRAWN SAY EXPERTS TEUTONS CLAIM SLAVS DRIVEN FROM GALICIA Russians on Other Hand Claim Progress Along the Southern Frontier of East Prussia Cracow Seige Raised Xiondou Dec Tumors ate that a German Cruiser has been sunk off tlio coast of Scotland It Is rumor ed two British destroyers have X arrived at teith Scotland bad ly damaged There is no cou iirmation of the reports Special to The GlobeGazette London Dec great battle to the west of Warsaw la yet to be fought out Judging from indications conveyed in despatches from Berlin and Petrograd It appears today to British military observers that the German contention that General Von HIndenburg had scored a not able success over the Russians must be qualified The German army commanded by Von Hindenburg has made a steady advance in the direc tion of the Polish capital but the Russians in falling back appear to have taken netw positions in strong r entrenchments that the invaders are within two or three days March of Warsaw there is good reason to believe that much hard fighting must come before the Ger mans canoccupy the Polish city Along the southern frontier In East Prussia the Russians claim to have the upper hand but farther south in Southern Poland as well as in Gal icia the leaders of tlie AustroGer man forces declare they are sweep ing the Russians before them They assert further they have cleared all Russians out of west Galicia This means the long siege at Cracow has been raised and if this advance by the Teuton allies continues It may bring similar relief to tlie Austrian garrison at Przemysl besieged by the Russians since the early days of the JUver Bank Objective Special to The GlobeGazette Petrograd via London Dec 21 The Russian forces are still holding bay the German column which is to cross the Bzura river at J Soehaczaw in the advance on War saw thirty miles away For three days this German army men has been en Operations of the Allies in Flanders after a IOIIK period of sporadic fifrhtlnK at detached points has apparently now as sumed the character of a sev eral movement in tin attempt to press back the entire western end of the German line The latest French official French statements sav appreci able gains have been made al though it is admitted the Ger mans are stoutly resisting It is reported from London that the Germans have evacuat ed Dixmude and tho allied fleet it is reported liesan the bombardment of the Dardanelles last Saturday Nothing is known regarding the result The Allies probably could assemble a powerful fleet in the Mediter ranean for this purpose The French parliament will sit in Paris tomorrow About two hundred members are serving with colors but are re turning from tho front to at tend the sssiou It is reported that Italy has threatened to rupture diplomatic relations with Turkey unless satisfactory explanation is made of the threatening attitude toward Tripoli of Arabs under Turkish and German Officers The vigorous ustrian offensive in this arena of hostilities has necessi tated the withdrawal of many troops heretofore used against Servia and there are indications that Austrias attempts to crush Servia will for the present be abandoned Emperor William has recovered rom his illness sufficiently to return o the front where he will spend Christmas Tlie German dispatches do not say to which frotn Emperor Wil liam has gone but it is believed he turned westward If this ia so the battle conditions the emperor will find win be far less spectacular than thoso prevailing in the east for the reason with the ex ception of the offensive operations of e ln the nortl1 ent tlleir little but siege warfare is being On tlle iS rndUon is home official communications which re the days gains InB SAY FRENCH WERE CHECK ED AND CHARGE ON THE ANGLOINDIANS NET TED THEM A GAIN ORDER FROM JOFFRE IS FOUND ON DEAD OFFICER Germans Say it Explains the Recent Activity of Allies 011 Western Time is Ripe to Strike Hard Blow G SAILORS OF THE BULWARK WHO WENT JOWS WITH BATTLESHIP V3Z J3 Special to The GlobeGazette Berlin Wireless to London Dec attacks yesterday at STisuport Belgium were repulsed between Richebourg LAvoue and the canal of Labassee we attacked a po sition of the AngloIndian troops stormed and captured their trenches and dislodged them from positions with heavy losses We captured one piece of artillery five machine guns two mine throwers and 270 Anglo Indians including ten offi cers The trenches we lost to the enemy December 18 near Notre Dame De Lorette have been recap TEUTONS CLAIM CLAVS FUSES TO PREVENT HIS RETURN TO THE NEW YORK ASYLUM REVERSES REFUSAL OF DISTRICT COURT This Means That the Man Who Killed Stanford White Must Go Eack to Matlewan Hospi tal and Ends Lonrj Fight The above statment the German war office is issued by It continues In the neighbor hood of SouhaJn the French yester day delivered a fierce attack and in one place they penetrated our outer trenches but their attack broke down under our fire and they lett four officers and 310 men prisoners and a largo number at dead were left The statement added the great activity of the French along the en tire front Js explained by an order found on a from Gen eralJoffre saying the time was ripe for the French to strike1 a hard blow This is a group of seamen of the British Battleship Bulwark which was sunk in the Medway just off the entrance1 to the Thames Since then there has been a dispute about tha cause of the wreck Tlie British ad miralty insisted that a within the vessel had exploded but there is strong for liolief that a German submarine torpedoed the warship So complete wan the wreck that only one man of the more than SOO on board the vessel was saved There has been just as much mys tery about the sinking of the Auda clous north of Ireland The British admiralty has not yet admitted that the vessel went down but it is gen erally believed that she too was the victim of the daring commander ot a German submarine in m measure and the to cross the river throwback the Russians who holding the right bank continues to be tuc German objective in the attempt to reach Warsaw The Russianson the citghtfbank pf the Bzura are heavilv artillery js so placed that it commands the river to Its junc tion with the Vistula eighteen miles Southward the Russian line extends to Opoczno twenty miles of Pletrkoiy which was recent ly evaccuated fortyfive miles east of Sczerczow where the Russians first opposed the German extreme Tight It is pointed out the Rus sians have thus assumed positions on their third line of defense exacuation of Lodz which lies to the west of tnis line thus is In logical sequence of this movement According to general opinion here it had no bearing on the attack on Warsaw sy yards and chronicle the gain o loss o no e DEFUSES APPEAL TO FRANK Court Judge Will Not Give Certificate of Reasonable Doubt to Permit ATeal to Iliirh Court Special to The M Atlanta Dec Judge Newman today declined to grant a certificate stating in his opinion there Is probable cause for an appeal to the U S supreme court in the Habeas Corpus proceedings in stituted by Leo Frank tho convicted murderer of Mary Phasan French Statement Paris Dec 21 Progress all along the line is claimed in the French of ficial statement issued here this af ternoon There ia not a single men tion ot a German success or French repulse Gains although slight are recorded in Belgium between the Lya and the Alsne rivers in the Cham pagne country and in Argonne At one point an advance of yards is recorded and at another the French made 500 yards Prog ress has been made between the Ar gonne and the Mouse river on tha right bank of the Meuse and on tho heights of tho Meuse Tho French heavy artillery is described as hav ing been successful on tue near Rheims and elsewhere Aisn5 Miss Mae Nutting returns today if from Ames wheer she attended theu eBta fraternity dance Saturday ov entng Miss Nuttlnff atends Grinneljj college and was an over guest of friends at Ameg Sunday City Sets Examples by Ordering Its oycs to Clean Theirs Before Commato Work This Morning The city started out this mornine to enforce its suggestion as far as ssibe regarding the cleaning of walks All of the night policemen wore instructed to see that tlieir walks were cleaned before they went to bed for the day and the day men home to arrange for hav walks cleaned is making every effort to mve the walks cleaned of snow at he earliest possible time Soni of the are cooperating heartily ou with the Last night af oclock The service was in clmfgo ter 11 o clock some persons were out removing the snow from their walks so they might easily be swept this morning and so the persons going to work early in the morning would not have such deep snow to travel through However this was not general and In many places the snow lay all night where it had fallen yes terday afternoon and In some places it was not cleaned off even at noon today GERMAN METHODISTS REDEDICATE CHURCH Services Held In Edifice on East State Street for First Time In Several Service In Afternoon The rededication of the German Methodist Episcopal church was sol emnized yesterday morning at 1130 Ohuujjo Special to The GlobeGazette South End England to ew Dec Gorman prisoners who have intorned at tha race track at Newbury concerning which BO many complaints were made lu German papers have been moved to other places and many oC them being on throe English prison ships which are uow docked here In com mand of Oolocol Decorxlos whu has nad long n cUarge of pris on camps In the South African war INSTITUTE MEETING AT JANUARY A H Siiyder Soil Export Wide Repute Will Tell About Soil Con servation Alfalfa Authority Com ing Special to The GlobeGazette Plymouth Dec ara rapidly being made for the Cerro Gordo County Farmers Institute vhich is to be held here January 12 13 and 14 Many features of espec ol interest have been planned winch vill doubtless bring many persons to Miss Hattio Boluuum Slips nnd Pulls Sustaining Iaintul Injuyr While Going Home Sunday livening Hattie Boliauan slipped and fell near the corner of Fifth and Adams breaking her leg about 11 oclock lost evening She had just left J woman she was accompanying home and was hut a few doors from icr home Throwing her coat over her head she started to run for her own residence Slipping on wet snow she fell and suffered the fracture Her calls brought help and she was carried to her home Doctors set the broken bone this Lu Ki nill1V1Sner8 do cessrul lie sessions Some of the most sue nornlng and it will probably be they CITY COUNCIL HOLOSJEETIKG Humane Officer Placed on City Pay Koll at Salary of Per Wildood Sower Resolution Before Council The city commissioners met in reg ular session resolution of this morning necessity for a The sub main and lateral sewer starting in the alley In block 70 and running north and west supplying Wildwood and the Parker additions was passed ipon finally Humane Officer Nut Ing was placed on tho police payroll at a salary of 15 per month The matter of delinquent road poll tax was referred to Commissioner Stan bery of the department of tsreets and alloys for collection The commis sioners allowed the current bills and adjourned of Rev L J Brenner district super intendent of the Charles City dis trict The services were held in German and many German speaking people braved the stormy weather to be present at the services Rev P of Sioux City and Rev E E Schutte of Charles City wore speakers at the Sunday school service which opened the day Thlo was followed at by a short sermon preached by Rev Brenner The only English services of the day held in the afternoon at three oclock At this time several of tho pastors of the city were pres ent and each made 15mInute ad dresses They complimented the little congregation highly on the im provements made and their loyalty to their church The speakers were Rev B M Osgood Rev J B Wag ner Rev J H Engel and Rev C H DeVoe In the evening the same plan as in the afternoon was followed with the German pastors who wore in tho aa speakers A number of out of town ministers were present among tnem some who wore formerly pas of the church hero Rev Hein received many the transfer passenger ships ip warm and dry the unavoidable conditions u der which they lived in canvastei aud the stables at the raoo course LOST JEILEHY IS RETURNED TO BRIDE Worth of Gems Lost by Chi cngo Honeymoonerg Gota Uncle to Regarded va Closed Special to The GlobZoazette reennreytu7ned and fie andTo tlie county have about two weeks before sue will be to the accepted places on tho program and to leave the house It was stat announcement today TO SEND CROWDO MEETING in addition to this a iarge amount of outside talent is being arranged for Some of the beat known speakers in the state have been invited to speak at the sessions of the institute aud some have already accepted Among those who will address the meeting is A H Snyder one of the well known soils experts and an au thority on conservation of soil and farm crops Another speaker will ba Captain W S A Smith This man spent twenty years of hisllfe on the sea but since retiring from life on tho ocean he has become one of the beat known and most successful grow ers of alfalfa In the state as well as being recognized for his beef produc ing cattle fVloyd who naa sPcnt much making investigations the government and has recently will spaak on farm manage also been received Sheffield ee and from Iowa Falls that they will amount of Ham ments from his congregation ttuu from the out of town visitors on tha work he lias done aa pastor of the 3tra Nancy Graves and daughter Miss Elizabeth Graves will entertain for the week end Dr Theo P Knoll of and B R Adams of D who is father oJ Miss Ida Adams ot this city Is being manifested by surrounding towns for the coming meeting and it Is believed large delc trail and from the pro posed road from hero to Waterloo Former Senator Lafayette Young or DOS Moines has been secured aa ono of tho spankers at tlie comlnK meeting Ho will take for hia sub ject Good Roads Good Homes Good Othor prominent good roads workera in the state have been secured to address tlio boosters among rthom ftre T H atcDonald of Ames secretary of tho state high way coram isaion ment Hon J B Weaver of Des Monies who has become well known as a speaker throughout the state and middle west will speak on the evea ing of the 18th Mr Weaver is onl of the successful attorneys of Dea Molnes On the last day of the in stltute a teacher from the domestic science department of Ames will speak on home making for the Institute will and the mal ment is desirous having all mers and families aa weil as all u era interested attend the sesaionsr R A Hplman is secretary of the instV ed liy the cits commissioners this morning that the walk where the ac cident occurred had been cleaned of Special to The Globe Gazette Washington Dec The su proma court today reversed the re Cusal of the federal court in the New Hampshire decision to extradite Harry K Thaw to New York The ef fect of the decision will cause the ex tradition of Thaw from New Hainp sliire to New York immediately What other moves are open to lhaws counsel to prevent hia return to tho state where he was twice tried and made mnny efforts to be released legal lights are at a losB to forecast It seems the fight against returning to New York is lost and that Thaw must go to New York upon the extradition granted by the governor of New Hampshire but stayed by tho decision of Justice Al drich which was today reversed The supreme court merely decided on the question of returning Thaw on the conspiracy to escape from Manhat tan asylum indictment In a brief decision by Justice Holmes which Is the unanimous do cislon of tho court it held that Inaw must be turned over to the New York authorities to answer an indictment charging conspiracy to escape Irorn Matteawan Asylum the criminal insane Whether his escape while as counsel nouLendad he was insane constituted a crime and other questions Uie court dis missed with the comment they could not entor into the Habeas Cor pus proceedings and that they ara proper juestions for Now York to decide tha state ot Tluiw Keeps Silence Special to The GlobeGazette Manchester N Dec torlT1 M recehcc without commeni today the announcement from Wash ington that the supreme court had re versed tho decision of the federal court n New Hampshire which re fused to extradite him to New York snow MEKICAN5 CONTINOE FIGHTING AT ICO General Uliss Reports to Depart men That Desultory Firing I3 gtlll ICept Up by Villa Adherants Gnrranzn PAUL SCflll BUT CLOSE CALL Cntcror Narrowly Struck by Tntin Crossing of M Mi Being Street Watching an engine with a string of freight cars that was being back ed down tha M St L Plant spur to the Saturday Special to The OlobeGaz6tto Washington Dec General Bllss commanding the bor der troops at Naco Arizona report ed today the rival Mexicans are still holding their positions and desul tory firing continues He mndo no mention of any shots falling on American soil Donations of clothing for tho poor continue to come in with gratifying frequency but the need is by no means filled yet so persons who have cast off clothing to dispose of should call Miss Gtbbs tne GlobeGazetto or the Salvation Army at an early lour and arrange to have their do tations called for Onn Hlg nonntion Through the generosity of T n Olanvlllo the Pythian Sisters have fifty womens and childrens winter coats for distribution Those coats may he had at tho jythlan Temple tho Sisters are anxious to dts rlbute them to needy families as apldly as possible OHIO HOTEL KEEPER STABBED TO DEATH Special to The GlobeGazette Cleveland Ohio Dec liam J Troy age 50 proprietor or several hotels was found stabbed to death in a room of the Trov Hotel early today The police suspect robbery as the motive A womans voice apprised the po lice of the death over the telephore as follows Our old friend Trjy is Who the woman was Is un known t ay night and supposing that was the only train in tho vicinity Paul Scott the caterer drove his delivery wagon up to the crossing afed nearly upon it before the calls of a man nearby called his attention to another switch outfit backing down toward town from tne north owara Had the warning come an Instant later Scott would have been caught on the crossing m speaking of the matter today ho attributed the near accident to the fact that there is no light at that place so he could not see the train without a headlight backing down from the north and expresses himself as believing that unless a light Is put there and the condition remedied a fatility will sooner or later result Forfeited Hand Nick Balkins accused by J Knt tlcton ot endorsing the checlt on tho Decker packing plant from to confessed to tho police late Saturday afternoon that he not only endorsed the check but also raised tho amount He was taken at once to Justice Btanborys court w5ior Ms hearing was set for Monday morning and he wns released on cash bond The man had failed to appear In court late tills afternoon and the police believe he has gone elsewhere perhaps to er aorse checks for his friends AMI Corporation Articles of incorporation were filed this afternoon by the North Iowa Cleaning Co Their capitali zation la and the articles were signed by J H Conlin and J C Gearhart Jr Read the Ads This Evening Shop Early in the Morning Only 3 Shopping Days Left ;