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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 3, 1914, Mason City, Iowa GLOBEGAZETTE WANT A OS the habit of reading the want ads offer opportunities seldom to be found elsewhere THE WEATHER Unsettled weather tonight nncl Tuesday probably snow colder cold wnve and central portion brisk winds shifting to iiolthery 3 REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THP IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THK WORLD TODAYS NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS VOL XXI MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 3 1914 No 100 RAZOR WIELDED BY NEGRESS IN cm SMITH NEGRO is IN HOSPITAL AND THREE IN JAIL AS THE RESULT MRS EDITH MOODY USED HOOK TO END QUARREL Injured Man Refused to Tell Carved Him But Hus band of Woman Tells Story to the Police YOUNG BLACKHANMMSUS MAKK A COX MISSION Sirs Ada Holcoinb Burgess Whom tho jury acquitted Satur day of the charge of murdering her baby on the ground she was insane when blie poison was administered A cutting affair took place last night at oclock at 1310 N Main street in one Fred Smith negro received a carving at the hands it is asserted of Mrs Edith Moody Mrs Moody Fannie Alexan der and Tom Cecil all negroes are reposing in jail this morning Smith and Mr Moody had had trouble before and Mrs Moody had warned Smith acording to his story Last night affairs came to a show down when it is alleged Smith struck Mrs Moody in the face Cecil handed her a razor and she started for Smith who at the same moment decided the street was a more com fortable place Cecil and the Alexander woman caught and held Smith in the door way while Mrs Moody traced neat designs on the left side of his face with the razor according to the story told The blade entered the middle of his cheek sliced off a piece of his ear and cut open his neck barely escaping the large ar rWEXTYFOUR HOURS DE LIBERATION RESULTS IN ACQUITTAL JURORS FIND GIRL TO HAVE BEEN INSANE But Few People Present When Verdict Was Released from Cell Occupied So Long Itival Leaders Engage in Buttle and It Is Believed Thnt City of Connives Hus Been Burned teries Would Not Tell Smith ran across the street to the Duncan pool hall where he refused to disclose the particulars of the at fair A call was sent in for the o liceand the whole night force re sponded When they reached the pool hall Smith was seated in a chair a newspaper in his lap and nonchalantly smoking a cigarette The blood was streaming from the long gash in his face He obstin ately refused to give the police any information as to his assailants 1Mn ally Moody announced that his wife had done the cutting and led the way to the house where the aftail happened The woman had hidden the razor in a large can of lard sinking the tell taleblade deeu into thesofe grease Smith was taken to the Park hospital and the other three were placed In jail Followed Women That Smith had followed and an noyed the two women is the asser tion made to the police Refusal of some of those implicated in the affair to talk has made it hard for those investigating to get to the bot the trouble The hearing of Tom Cecil Edith Moody and Pannio Alexander was held this afternoon at oclock in Justice Stanberys court Special to The GlobeGazette Port Au Prince Haiti Feb Sharp fighting occurred today at Gonaivea between tbe followers of two rival revolutionary leaders Sen ator Davilmar Theodore and General Oreste Zamor Only meager details are obtainable about the battle These came from the crews of the Haitien naval vessels which were in the roadstead of Connives and which left hurriedly as soon as the filing started The war craft have ar rived here and their officers assert that ilanies were rising over avast area giving reason for the belief that the city of Gouaives has been fired The German cruiser Vineta immed iately investi gate After deliberating for twenty four hours upon the evidence intro duced in the trial of Mrs Ada Hur gess who poisoned her three months old baby girl El ma last October the jury at oclock Saturday afternoon brought in the verdict of not guilty on the grounds of A stream of people had come and gone In the court room all day waiting anxioiis ly for the verdict but at the hour that it was finally returned only a few people assembled to hear the fate of the nineteen year old girl read Shows No Kmotioii Mr and Mrs Burgess sat in their accustomed place The same atti tude was maintained by both that they had assrrned all through the trial she with her checks resting on her thin white hands and her face averted from the onlookers the husband loaning toward the girl his attention divided between her and and the jury When the verdict was read lifting the shadow of the pris on the girl did not change the ex preaion of her face she scarcely moved except to lean a little nearer her husband Mr Burgess showed FIllST POLICEWOMAN IS A SUFFRAGETTE DECLINED BY H EDITOR WILL NOl ACCEPT AMBASSADOR SHIP LETTKR IS RECEIVED ANNOUNCING DECISION Wilson Says lit Rvflids Decli nation of IMuet Bui Thai Pin tle is Greatly Uaisitl in His Estiiualion Wilson Will Not Comment on Plan Until Asked to Do So by Congress of Labor Talks Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Feb presi dent regards it as universally agreed that there should be some restric tions to prevent what is known as assisted The presi dent has not vet announced hia po sition on the flteracy test feature of the pending immigration bllus and indicated today he will not do so un til consulted by the leaders of con gress There are said to be some grounds for the belief that Wilson when called on by the senate com mittee may suggest certain modifica tions in the literacy test Secretary Wilson of the depart ment of labor Informed congress MEET PRESIDENT Wilson Again Officially Placed Face to Face With Suffrage Repeats a Former Statement Special to The GloboGazette Washington Feb 2 Clad in frocks of simple creation represen tative of their trades four hundred women workers from ten eastern states i intent upon winning the presidents support for suffrage were today received by President Wilson at the White House They were led by Miss Marguerite Hinchey a laundry worker of New York and Miss Rose Winslow a Pennsylvania weaver These two as the designated spokeswomen ap pealed to the president to assist the movement for womans suffrage by lending his influence to the effort to establish a bouse committee on suffrage It is the second time that President Wilson has been brought face to face with the suffrage ques tion in an official way The president in reply repeated the answer given to the officers of the National American Womans suffrage association two months ago pat week was relieved The girl was released from jail Saturday night and the two are oc cupying rooms on West Sixth St Adjourn Until Wednesday Court was adjourned Saturday until next Wednesday when the jury will again be called it is expected for the case of the state against Henry Green Art Green and Fred Dixon for keeping a house fame of ill Ajithony Sedntis NiiicteenYcurOli Dynamiter ilocco Pucrinvello TweutyoueYenr Oll Dynamiter Never has tlie Black Hand story been told as Anthony Sedaitis and Rocco Puccinrello have told it on the witness stand in New York City in the trial of one of their pals Mur ders dynamite plots arson and blackmail have been just a few of their crimes They told the storiea in a dumb sort Of way showini no reali zation of the enormity of the crimes they had committed Besides burgalry and bomb shoot ing my chief support was in stealing wagons and said Sedatis I gues I thirty or forty horses and How many bombs did you shoot asked his crossexaminer in court About thirty or forty I dont rec ollect Some places I shot This all came out in the trial of Angelino Sylvestro who would not confess The two young men told their stories hoping of course they would receive light sentences They belonged to very well organ ized gang of Italians and Jews who made it a business to write threnten iiiK letters to Italian business men When thej did not get the money they demanded nor an answer they partnient A fine of 5100 was 1mi set off a small bomb as a warning posed for every conviction and in I Later if tlie victim failed to need tlie Special lo Tliu GlobeGazette Washington Feb M Pindell of Peoria who was racisnt ly nominated and as Am bassador toRussia has declined the appointment according to a let ter to the president made public to day at the white hiuse Goes Into Controversy Pindells letter went into contro versy as to his appointment at some length In reply to Piudell President il son dictated the folio win iettur Your letter does credit to your cate sense ot propriety an SOMHS to increase if that were possihto my admiration tor you anil my uonri donce in your eminent for the mission which you now I can but yield to your judgment in the matter because it is clear to me thai fooling as you do whether you are fully justified in that feel ing or not you would not be com fortable orhuppy in the fore I cannot insist You allow me however to express my deep re gret I know your quality si wcill and was so anxious to sec you at St Uetersburg that I feel a keen disap It is only avery inVperlect con solation that I may now again ex press my unqualified confidence in your ability your character your discretion and your entire suitabil ity for such a PAUL SOUTH SIDE ItUTClitill TAKES OWN LIFE SUNDAY WOUHV OF BUSINESS SIATTFJtS THE CAUSB Found by VViie and Probably Foilyiivo Minutes After Life Was Extinct Leaves Threo Children Mrs Alice S Wells Californias first policewoman who Is one of sev eral lilnecoats in Los Angeles be lieves that suffrage for women will solvR the servant girl problem Must give the girls a chanco to she said and it will dignify their work KO they will be willing to o into tbe Mrs Wells admitted that few Paul Haensch of tho firm o Hanesch Loveless who own a moat market on Rawlins street took his own life yesterday by hanging him self to a bed post with two towels For the last threo weelts Haensch had been worrying over business troubles and Saturday night his mind was in sucli a condition that he did not sleep tn fact did not go to bed at all Yesterday ho soomed to be in no bettor condition although ha ite dinner at noon He shaved and lonncd his best suit of clothes pre paratory probably to doing tho ter riblo deed In tbe afternoon Mrs Haensch American girls wanted to work in kitchens but sho thought that duo largely to tho fact that women could not vote POLICE REPORT LITTLEJnOUBiE Big Falling Off in Arrests for In toxication mill Kindred Chnrges Growing Out of Liquor Using Twelve arrests were made during the month of January for the illegal transportation of liquor according to the monthly report of the police de childron went to church and the wont skating At Sent Down ut Wrerk of Monroo ill Hope Finding Lost Pin ioned in the Wreck most every instance the tine was paid The police are putting up a hard fight against the crime of the city and good results are already apparent Since the importation of liquor has been forcibly forbidden the number of arrests for all crimes has decreased Sixtyfour were made in December and made it clear favors a house co frage however and he personally ittee on suf so informed The Report Following is the report EXPLODING OIL of the that he was not opposed to the prin ciple of the literacy test but he rec ommended making the immigration bill more drastic in several particu lars especially in regard to white that skilled laborers Im ported under contract as well as un skilled crime misdemeanor and in dicating moral turpitude whether convicted or not also a provision to deport aliens committing crimes In this country be asked Of one mill ion thousand immigrants who came in lost year one percent were Asiatic Wilson reported Ho added that of the total 26 percent would be barred by the literacy tost SIRS GIBSOiY members of the house rules commit tee who asked fcla opinion The women assembled for a mass meeting before noon then with a big brass band marched to the white house with young girls from the mills of New England and older women from the sweat shops of New York among the number many of them spending their first days away from work in many months Mrs Olendower Evans of Boston acted as chairwoman at the mass meeting It was impossible to get all the marchers into the white house offices and several hundred waited out aide The president gave no encour agement to the delegation asking his support for a constitutional amendment on franchising women He reiterated thait as the leader of the Democratic party he was limited to recommending those fillings on which the party had made up its mind Twentyfive women were re ceived by the president police department for the mouth of January 20 Bootlegging 1 Assault 1 4 Profane 1 Intent to 2 Deportation 1 Transporting liquors Disturbing the peace Minors playing 3 Total arrests 54 Day calls 20 Night calls 30 Care doga 2 ESTIMATES LOWERED Special to GlobeGazette Rome Feb 2 The January Airs Frances Gibson mother of Milton Gibson the county recorder is reported veiy ill today Mrs Gib son has been nearly two months She threatened with pneumonia and bus not recov ered from the LEADERS SEE ASQUITH Special to Tho GlobeGazette London Feb E Red mond the Irish Nationalist leader and Augustine Birrell chief secre tary for Ireland are today closeted with Premier Asqulth It is understood the government is to make a final effort at the conciliation of Ulster before heated debates in parliament fan the flame Into an admittedly danger bus situation in tha northern prov ince of Ireland number of the bulletin issued by the Institute of Agricul ure contains forecasts of the 1913 14 harvests in the Argentine Ropub ic which are greatly lowered for wheat quintals agains in for oat quintals against 16 in 191213 and for llnsee quintals against 11 in Sowing of winter cereals in th Northern Hemisphere lias take place normally almost everywhere Complaints come from Algeria an Tunis of excessive drought and o the great delay thus caused to flel work and sowings The final figures for the yield o cereals in tho United States in 191 generally confirm previous reporl to the good wheat and rye harvest and the low production of oats riialza and Unseed arning the place would be blown Tlieso men have been respon ble for more than half the bomh in New York in the ast year letter The Ciuisj Controversy over Pindells nomi nation grew out of the publication of what purported to bo a letter from Senator Lewis to Pindoll urg ing the latter to accept tho post to Russia for a year savin tj he would be relieved of diplomatic responsi bility for important negotiations and could travel freely in Europo Lewis charged that the letter was n forgery and Bryan later announc ed that the circumstances were that Pindell because of business matters could only accept the post for a year Tho senate committee investi gated the corresponds and rucora mended tbe confirmation of Pindell Wlio Gets It With the Russian ambassadorship again open with the withdrawal of Pindell there Is gossip in official circles of the likelihood of Charles R Crane of Chicago being mimed Crane was uppermost in the presi dents mind early last year for the post but he is understood to hivu declined because of pressure of busi ness interests There wiis an impres sion current at that time that haps at the end of a ywuor two he might be able to arrange bis affairs Crane lunched with the president a few days ago Special to The GlobeGazette Norfolk Feb 2 Divers were sent downtoday in a choppy sea for the bodies in the sunken old Do minion liner Monroe None had come to the surface and the only hope seemed to be in finding bodies pinioned In the wreck in fifteen fathoms of water A stiff breesa made the work of the divers diffi cult A special steamer is in readi ness to go to the scene of the wreck if any bodies are found OPEN NEW BUILDING School Homo nt Teachers College to Be Dedicated Special to The GloboGaxette pecial to The GlobeGazette Des Moines Fob plant of he Paragon Oil Refining Company was today destroyed by fire entail ng a loss of more than fifty thous and dollars The exploding oil anka threatened a wide neighbor aood for several hours The fire started when Watchman Walker started to look for a gasoline leak under a tank car carrying a lighted iuntern Walker was badly burned Washington Feb court today recnssnd until February 24 without announcing decisions in any of the more important cases pending Modify Arizona Law Special to Tho GlolxsGavsetle Washington Feb supreme court today iheld that the provisions of the Arizona law exempting private fortunes of stockholders from liabil ity for an Arizona corporations debts were not effective in all states where such corporations do business GROUNDHOG HAW SHADOW Cold weather for snid Mr Groundhog he crawled from liis hole tills jnoniing and viewed his shadow Preparatory to impending winter he again betook himself to his warm quarters be nentli the ground to wait for real spring mid not be mlslel by n false alarm Leaves Primaries Alone Special to Tha GlobeGazette Washington Feb 2 Reports from Illinois and Indiana that the White House s backing the sena torila candidacy of Roger Sullivan of Illinois and Thomas Taggart of In diana were met with a declaration from President Wilson that he had not interferred in any primary con test and he did not intend to do BO In ilils homo state of New Jersey when consulted by the leaders the president considered it his duty to give his views but will take no part In any primary contests for the sea ate Cedar Falls Feb Iowa State board of education and the faculty of the Iowa State Tenchura College at Cedar Falls Iowa an nounce tho opening of tho new train ing school building and invite all Interested In the welfare and pro gress of education to attend tho of ficial exercises to bo hold in the college auditorium Tuesday Febru ary the tenth nineteen hundred and fourteen at a m Program The program of the day is as fol lows W Gist D professor of English Organ John Ross Frampton Early Days Miss Elizabeth Hughes supervising critic training department the State Uni versity of Iowa W A Tessup Iowa City director of the school of edu cation From the Iowa State M Wilson Ames professor ot agri cultural education Patron C P Cole grove head of the department of oclock Mrs Hnensih returned with a neighbor Mary Boch and found the house locked They forced an entrance through a window and en tering tho bedroom found Mr HaeiiBCh face downward upon the floor his head suspended from tha bed post by two towels fastened to gether Dr Long the coroner ar rived fifteen minutes later and de clared that JJnensch had been dead for about threequarters ot an hour The body was taken to Randalls un dertaking rooms HaoiiBch leaves a wife and threa children Rudolf William and Helen All oil his other relatives live in eGr many Mr Hnensch moved from Buffalo New York to Mason City about five years ago and first work ed In tbe Decker packing plant Lat er he worked In Stotts market oa Main street and recently with Mr Loveless bought tlie market on Raw lins street from Clauson Bros Mr Haensch was about ri4 years old Bud Business Deal That the loss of a considerable sum of money in an alleged bad business deal whereby ho bought a shop at Sheffield some time ago and was forced to sell out at a big loss is snid to have started bis melan cholia For some time pnst his fam ily havo been somewhat worried over him and havo been watching him rather closely Funeral Tuesday Funeral services will be held at the home 21 si ISast Henderson titreot tomorrow afternoon at oclock Rev Karstens officiating Interment will be made In Elmwood ccunotury Plans for Biji Kvont Itapidly Being Carried Out by Committee in Charge of Work education Vocal Solo MlR3 Lulu M Stev ens critic teacher In music The Official D D Murphy Elkader president state board of education The S Dick di rector training department Teachers School By tlp niitllnnre Sands Wright senior professor the faculty With every committee putting in Us best efforts today in ordnr that all arrangements for tho evening may ho perfected in ample time preparation for the Knight Temp lar charity hall tomorrow evening Feb 3 Is being oomplotod rapidly Chairman James Irons of the exo cutivo committee is rounding up all the ticket sellers today to get their reports and see thnt tho few scat tering prospects not yet seen are reached Tonight thu telephones will bo kept busy reaching In that way thOBO who have not been seen per sonally by tho committees A long list of such names with their phone numbers has been prepared with Is being parceled out among the ticket soiling knights Many Donations Outlay of actual cash for tbe ball will be very small as nearly every veryy STRUCK UNCHANGED Practically no further develop ments as regards live situation of the striking plumbers is reported today The Mason City Plumbing and Heating Co imported one non union plumber today and have another one coming tomorrow A man well versed in local condi tions said this afternoon that Lonls Rock Island Weak Special to The GlofooGazotte New York Fob Island common preferred and Chicngo Rock Island and Pacific Rail way col lateral four per cent bonds showed features of weakness on todays market The Rook Island issues went to new low levels in connection with tho recent rumors of a read CHAKLTON CASK TO COM JO UP Gehl put threo union men to work or roorpnnization of the this morning Dr Hardy Poolo said that noth ing further had been called to his at tention Ttork Island systm Rock Island common fiold down to 9 as compared with liHi at Saturdays close Preferred lost Special to The GlobeGazette Como Italy Fob trial in the case of Porter iCharlton the American charged with the murder of his wife will begin this month thing is being donated special price has been made on uso of tho hall and service of or chestra Additional rooms for card tables have been donated by tha buildings owners Decorations will be furnished free nf charge Mater ial for the refreshments is donated and tho services of the young ladios who serve It are also gratis There will be largo sum to turn over to the Associated Charities af ter the event is over selling at Collat eral bonds yielded almost points Interests connected throe with tho Rock Island system would add nothing to tbfi rficent reports to effect thnt abolition of the Iowa and New Jersey holding companies is contemplated Yew Kinployps Mr and Mr Mnelio commenced work this morning in the office of County Auditor George K Frost on the plat nnd books Walson and Miss Crepow havo com pleted their work ;