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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 31, 1914, Mason City, Iowa THE USES TO WHICH want ads cnn bo put to nro so varied that YOU cnn fljud sotuo thing for thorn to s1 BBPOBTB DY EAOH DAY OP THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OP VOL XXII THE NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS THE WEATHER Generally fnlr tonight and day warmer tonight anil eust portion Frldny colder north west portion Friday fresh southwest winds MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER 81 1914 VISITING EI3 SOIJJIEB9 FHK ei i 5RITISH OBSERVERS THINK ALLIED OFFENSIVE WILL BE DELAYED FOR A WHILE IS KEPT UP TO AID THE RUSSIANS tentative Forward Movements Have Cost Still Holding La Bassee With Many Men Mont Saint Elol Department of Pas de Calais France Dec Delayed in transmis artillery toihiy again bombarded at loilg range tho double towered church anil 15th century abbey here but without any great damage Night attacks have become the cole method of rauking an ad vance in tills underground war as all attempts to assmilt posi tions in the day time fail before terrific rifle and machine gun fire When night fulls tho af tillery usually ceases its fuc all becoming momentarily si lent v Then begins theA task of re lieving the ihen iujtho dugouts When fresh men jjhave been placed in the tranches tho make their wills hand them to their comrades and then start on daring exploits to the German Incm fragmentary and con flicting official reports of the way two main tendencies are observed In the west along the ontlro front 1rorn Alsuce to tho North tho allies exerting steady pressure according to their claims some ot which have not disputed by Germany and they have made slow pro gress almost everywhere lu the east defeat of tho Aiis tricins in Galicln is not denied and tlie German forces in Poland appear to have found it extreme ly difficult to continue their ad vance toward Warsaw Berlin otates that further progress la being made but Petrograd be lioves tlie Gorman offensive has been broken down official cujmnuaication from FetrograO indicates that one of the most sanguinary battles of the war hi proportion to tho numbers involved lma token place In tho transCauca sus Tlie Russians state that a Turkish column was dispersed by artillery and that the lost half their number The Japanese foreign office announces that no nation lias requesteJ thitt tho Japaaoae ar my be sont to Europe It is said m Totio that Russia and France favor tha project but that Great Britain hesitates on ac The Servian jnUdstcr to France is quoted in Paris as any that Servla in planuluc on aa invasion of Hungary Uto The Gazette creasing Indications that in the opin ion of British observers of events on tho continent the serious allied of fensive movement against the whole German line western be time akr larger Jpptingents of Lord KHcheaer the field The losses of sustained1 up to the present1 time in the tentative thrusts forward here and there have been heavy in proportion to the gaina achieved It is understood that var ious leaders are united in the opin lon that the sacrifices entailed by a general advance at this time would be too great The turn of events in the eastern theatre of hostilities where Russia appears to be more than holding her own necessitates nevertheless a con tinued hard pressure against the German1 lines In the west to prevent them from moving any more of their troops to the eastern field la the west the town of La Basse Is sflilheldby the Germans and is proving to be one of the hardest problems the allied forces have to solve The Invaders have thrown up exceptionally strong V earthworks around La Bassee they have two ar north ofMesnlllea Hurlua we oc cupied certain positions on the he emys second line of defense In same region at a point to the north of the Farm of Beausejour Wo alno occupied some Lrenohea Tha anomr lsUYf5f s but he jras drivau back then resumd offensive benig suoessful In gaming some more ground in thla same zone farther to cbo east cer tain German forces which were ad vancing to deliver a counter attain against us were brought under tha fire of our Snn Diego Dec exposition for which San Diego and a large section of California have been preparing for many months la ready for the formal opening at midnight tonight when President Wilson in the White Houno at Washington will send a telegraphic greeting that will be the signal for the general illumination of the grounds Earlier in the eve ning the gates will be opened to the public for a typical Spanish siesta in celebration of the opening of the exposition and the beginning of the New Year The exposition Is virtually com plete In every particular thus prov ing an exception among American expositions H is the plan of the management to keep the far open for the entire year 1915 During ten months of this period the big exposition will be on in San Francis co and It is expected that thousands of the visitors to the San Francisco fair will Include San Diego and its exposition In their itinerary Tho San Diego 1alr promises to be a noteworthy exposition In some respects it is likely to bo one of tho greatest and most entertaining of tho international commemorative events ever held here or ahrond Its attractiveness will consist In the novelty and uniqueness of its lead Ing features In most ot the great I CAM result ant this glvlng7 us u slight advance Between the Mouse and the atosseile in the region of the Forest Mortemart about 150 yards of German trenches fell Into our hands In Upper Olsace French troops have entered the vollage nt Steinbach and have occupied with house to house fighting one half of tne ilovs 8pent afj tlme in tlie field who has Kaiser Wilhslm since tho Former towtHi at Head of Bureau Kays Ked Mun is Mongol us Some Claim Special GlobeGazette Washington D Dec 31Hav Plans are being made by the cty commissioners tor a hew concretu stand Corfprt statiou to city park The my corps quartered In the and to take this strongholdby direct as entirely aault would require aterrific cost of S bUt is We but it taking any concerted movement foitvrarrt In order to afford protection to com munications of the allies All news reaching London from t wm ue or OB the eastern field tends to confirm r large coucnHc andexpects to complete them within a short time Work will probably be begun on them as soon as spring opens band stand will be of 1 the rout of the forcon of Austria which to be endeavoring 3 tg make theirway laboriously back posta corner of the The entrance to the band win be the west side aver the Carpathians There are ini f at eaca side entrance dications that Hie entire iaree cement posts will Wplaced continental IpoiittcRl situation under the band a Involves Greeceritaly Roumniiia nnd comfort station fitted up for This Portugal is develcpihrr flay by day Even participation In war of at some of these states will soon be 1 come a the view ofa nuin cer of leading Brffbhk French Statement Paris Dec French of ficial announcement issued this af l ternoon relates the continuous ol 3 artillery exchanges with the rnomy and further advances measured by f yards of French soldiers pt various I points on the line oj S cr attacks of if I von back and in Alsace a certain VI I j lago ia German a VI French troops The ing herehas been from hoiisn o house and it continues toddy The text of the i ii ns follows thosca as far MK I Aisne 3osterdav pnssod wrHi rei tlve calm Tlicrc were artillery rv men and for women ht fn for the ht for the basement will come E ElaSS in to1 the base of the building leieTOpfioiEST Special to The GlobeGazette 3 n as Issued the fol ing qualiCied in sixteen months t lawyer farmer banker aud educator ato feells this week turned to eth nology and ruled that the Indian is a bona fide red man and not n Mon golian as a few iconoclastic anthro pologists would make him out This is the way one Washington writer starts a story about Cuto bells the former wheel horse of Iowa Democratic party and a man who has as commissioner cf Indian af fairs fulfilled every demand that has been made upon the govenment for a capable head of the many af tairs of the original pioneers of the northern hemisphere Sells job is to worK fourteen1 hours a day seven days u weak on the Job of administering the affairs of people and supervise 60 acres of land head of stock and several hundred million dollars worth of property Sells recent decision that his charges arereal red men and not Mongolians will go down In history to refute any future paragraphers who have styled the Indian family of the big former lowan and later Tex as lawyer Sells has been commis sioner of Indian affairs in Washing ton for sixteen months During that timehe has established himself as the west friend the red men have ovor had in the national capital expositions of America the indus trial feature has been preeminent Material progroEs has served as a conter of display while all the other departments have filled subordinate positions Tho San Diego exposition oh tho contrary Is to bs first of all historic and reminiscent in its scope recalling the days when the Spanish hold nwiiy over all the wester npart of the American continent The atmosphere of SpanishAmer ica has been carried out to the mi nutest detail Spanish names have been applied to all the avenues and other thoroughfares of the exposi tion Daily concerts are to be fur nished by Spanish bandsmen play ing Spanish airs In bandstands of the Spanish type Spanish dancing girls are to act as attendants at tho refreshment booths and cafes on the exposition grounds The special po lice on the grounds are to be known is Balboa guards and will be garbed in the picturesque dress of tho Span isb cavaliers who sought adventure FOUR BOYS IN BAD AS SULT OF INVESTIGA TION BY D R HIB BARD STOLE FROM STORES DURING BUSY HOURS Names Withheld for the Reason That the Quartette Hove Been Placed on Probation BecauseD o Hibbard Y M n worktTnT aUd officer Corked out a case that Menno Sni der passed up and turned over to Him a number of Mason City mer 11 rVW Ia durln curing quartette of boys rom Christmas rush stores by a Got Much Plunder n i Chrlstmas freedom thrst tor en fn e got four boys in bad here yester day seven stores wore made the victims of the petty thieving of this Belleville Dec 31 S charging the National stock yards Suit County Auditor o Count of 1ooplc Supplian have been received IHniika by County Auditor G E Frost for the purpose of tlie suit is H western world n S JOB boya worked together e slip a sweater tt shirt a pair of trousers or some other loot the other would have the clerks busy hunting Up something In another part of the store These aie wn Vileves that fl V le three balls the Bushgens place The stores that were entered by s gang were Josephs on South returned from tins Patton Brothers Jos ephs on East State street and Bush Ben s harness ahop The things tak en ranged from beads and perfume to trousers and sweaters The boys did not tell of their thefts willingly hard to a denied every iiccimnttrtn im though one boy told the truth two others denied their part and it was not until the third was Gcorce K Furrell Rural Life Di rector Appointed Gniuiiug Expert most ed to reanire the This is on account of the census is taken and the state census cause why It should not be tei1 eara Arrangements are c made so theae census Years rnrnn pen on the ground it has main a monopoly The quo war writ is made returnable Tan uary 11 census years como The census la tak en in all of the counuties under the direction of the county auditor Tho census IB taken by the town ship assessors at the same time the assessments for taxes are made The asaesorg will meet the county audi tor some time before Jan D to re ceive instructions and census taking will begin the following week Sup plies were forwarded according to the request made by the county au ditor to the state auditor Explicit instructions will bo given to tho assessors to use great care in making out the cards correctly Villa Tjocks Up Who rontnmmi Cards must not be spoiled needless ly although the census bureau baa made provision for spoiled and de I fcctive cards by adding 20 per cent j to the estimate The cards include Dec dispatch three classes known as population George E Farrell one of the rural life directors connected with tho schools of Cook county received notke today that ho has been ap pointed to a government position He goes to the department of agri culture at a salary of as a canning expert Mr Farrells work for the remainder of this winter will be In California For many years he has been a teacher in the south ern part oC the county Since be coming a rural life director under County Superintendent Tobin Mr Fnrrell has gained distinction as an expert in canning and gardening imiVKN INTO THK COM Marion Couple Walk Hurefootcd to Neighbors When Home JJiirns od Capitol After Carranzn Took His Iloparturo RKAU ne nnswer t tli6 American note ii1 as possible win be in the samp friendly spirit which the American note Is writ JJTTIJ3 ItimilKS Washington D Dec operatioirpf law Rear Admiral Wil Little for some time paat onr duty as inspector of machinery and ordnance at the Fore River on the retired list of the navy today He is a na tive of Newburgh N and was graduatedfrom theNaval Academy in 187G puriaghis service of 17 years at sea arid abroad he saw ac tiveduty at Key West during the war with Spain and later was en gaged in the Philippines and in the had convor tills afternoon with Mr Ed rd British secretary for affnlrs on the subject of tYosi British warships In the WPSI or which is norili of JUI Icry In the of i enemy during the niglu fWo of our trenches and Uicu dfllviToi against tlieso position yWhich our men vepulued TO thn i Aa tbo note has been dlacusneil bv lufmhcrs of tlie Brltlah cabinet yes tho foreign secretory wasanio to present to the nmbasfiarthrthe vfows ol himself srnl his suppression of the Boxer rebellion WHITMANTO OFFICE York S Whitman will bo sworn in as Gov ernor of the State of New York it Albany tomorrow to serve for two years With the Inauguration oC OllLKAKH Cedar Rapids Dec ust Miller and wife a prominent young couple living on a farm near Marion were driven into below zero wind and IS Inches of snow last night arrayed only In their night clothes when their modern farm home burned They were forced to tramp barefoot more than a quarter of a mile to a neighbors bouse for refuge critical Mrs Millers condition Is because of the nervous shock and exposure The origin of the fire is unknown The house and its contents are a total loss of about cm I f Ytli sent for and corroborated the story of the one that the other two admit ted their part In the business Temptation Too Much It scorns that the temptation of the Christmas rush waa too much for the boys While they had stolen some things before then nothing serious of the sort Is known to have happened and it seams that this was the beginning with the boys How ever that they were really inclined to be bad was evidenced by the fact that having found out how easy U was to steal they kept it up even after Christmas Two of them tried to work tho game yesterday at Marks a youngster saw the opera tion warned the proprietorand the boy without the goods was held for the police At the police station the case was put into Secretary Htb barda hands and he worked It out He says that he will bring the boys before the Juvenile court as the op erations of the gang have been BO extensive ns to need more than a volunteer probation Ho thinks that the court may give the boys another chance and dfsiros to withhold their names for that reason HATTAir CONTEST KNDS tlie vma 7 arrivaj a The dlsutPh M cleared the Vera Zanati flrt vm gether wit v Iral to Uen h is sworn offerod 8 to Caranza ecial to Tlie GlohoGazette Washington sen ate today defeated by 34 to 20 an amendment tothe literacy testin tho mmigration hill which would have Governor adding those hy on tlie Republican ticket Tammany Hall will be for the first time in n number of yearn without a hand tn the management of either state or rRcIarpofsecutlpna to those subject to religious A modified amendment wouldnot require winch aV evidenced Orlealls New Orleins is teeming today with horse owners trainers Jockeys and other tlirf follower8 grounds track are of the best at the quartered fair in country all here for the opeii ot thoOrat race meeting the Crescent City has bad in seven years Tlie meeting which will open tomor row and cpntimie forty days will be conducted under the auspices of tho Business Mens Racing Associ ation Owenaboro Dec 31 Rats have been virtually exterminated throughout this city and county na a result of the sixmonths rattail campaign which ends tonight The campaign was inaugurated last July in the interests of tho public health During the campaign boys have been paid 5 cents for every three rattails they have delivered at police headquarters Following the final close of the campaign tho results will be tabulated and the boya with the moat rattails to tboir credit will receive substantial prizes PLAN Pittsburgh Dec of the most comprehensive benefit and compensation sysloimi established by any of the larsn American Industries is that whirh viu put into opor atlon tomorrow by the Westtnc hmiBO Electric mid Manufacturing Company it addition to the usuii PASADENAS HOSE TOVKXAMKNT Pasadena Dec 31 Ar rangements 1iave been completed for Pasadenas annual tournament of roses tomorrow Tonn of buda and blossoms of every variety and color have been gathered to make this the greatest day In the history of the city Hundreds of visitors among them many tourists from the Kast have arrived here to tho KAIMIOAI TO IRV MERIT SVSTHM Two trunks In morning Jim Brlen and Bohan were jlV Jl rt Qach fined and The Cincinnati Dec ning tomorrow the Cincinnati Ham ilton and Dayton railway will dis continue the practice of suspending Its employes from infractions of the rules In its place there will be introduced a merit system Fni ployes will bo gUen merit marksfor good service and demerits for vio lation of tho rules Those whose demerits roach a fixed limit will dismissed from the service Olmlp New Inilor Harry Glade who formerly resid ed In tne southwestern part of the will embrace sicknfim and death benefitsnnd an accident compensa Tho benefit features in part by con tributions of tho nmployes Of fho pension system are extender so as to benefit the widows rhHdron or doMndenE after the dentil of AH of the thousand of nnmovos of tJio FA u tIJU company in its fuel or Cleveland will coma unilor fhn plan in Pitts thor cities Fluvnd Over was hound over to 11 f the grand jury fin Scry yesterday was charKtv 1miy Jack await the by nder Sheriff Knapp as as deputy Graves wilh lence wns fo he was was arrested home frnii i monthsoM be found in court has left the Robert NO ev ii against Oraves and scil tllis who is i and sent il Vice her 18 nytt not to cnmi nppoar if Mid Ehe past Tho tnir on trlnl KOIIIO tinio in time Mlaced tliero nnd has been nUlns quick runs tn small Tho cost tho new and Is sold bv jthe Ilftthom Auto Co ;