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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 8, 1916, Mason City, Iowa T WICEAWEEK WEEKLV GlobeGazette Telephones or Editorial Rooms Call 28 For Business office call 83 REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS Unsettled wdiiher tonight and Tuesday smw flur ies risinp temperature V VOL XXIH MASON CITY IOWA TLESDAl FEBRUARY S 1916 NO 93 IN BOHEMIA IS BLOW UP WITH FATAL RESULTS NEARLY TWO HUNDRED KILLED IN EXPLOSION Three Buildings Are Blown Up Including the Building in Which the Famous Tivelve Cannon Were Made Special to The GlobeGazette Milan Italy Feb Bncha rest dispatch says that in an explo sion at the Skoda armament in Bohemia 195 workmen perished Three buildings LI a up in cluding the one in which the famous twelve inch hydraulic cannon were made The Rome dispatch dated yesterday says according to the Bu charest correspondent of Messaggero that the great Skoda works at Pilsen had been partly destroyed us the re sult of an explosion Geiniaiis large Ger Gattegat between the Island of An holt and the Swedish coast according to dispatches received here The dis patches say it is supposed the vesse struck a mine Wireless calls foi help were heard but these ceased aft er a time The Cattegat is a bod of water lying between Denmark and Sweden through which the vessels from tho Baltic must pass to reacl the Atlantic ocean The island of An holt lies in the center of the Catte gat IE IS CHARGED WITH MUR DER IN THE FIRST DE GREE HAVING KILL ED MOTHER COURT REFUSES TO GIVE ALLEGED SLAYER RAIL Trial of of Mrs Ida Meyer a Wealtliy Woman of Winter set Will Be Begun in Dis trict Court of Murdering Daughterm Special to the GlobeGazette Buffalo Feb Edward Teiper was arranged before Justice Louis W Marcus in the supreme court here on the charge mur der in the first degree in having killed his mother Mrs Agnes JH Tciper January 30 in tho Orchard Park road automobile tragedy which was at first supposed to be a holdup by robbers a week ago A motion to admit the prisoner to bail was denied AT JAUREZ Admiral BIiio Says No But Message lVoni Fletcher Indicates Shortage iu Some Ratings Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Feb Rear Admiral Blue chief of the Bureau of Navigation told the House Naval committee that the Atlantic fleet went south for wifiter drills with an excess of nearly two hundred men in its enlisted personnell Representa tive Britten produced a radiogram from Admiral Fletcher stating that fifteen battleships are short nearly one thousand men in certain rat ings The message says nothing the excess of men in other ratings replied Admiral Blue re iterating his statement that the Cleet had from 150 to 200 men in exces of its total allowed enlisted compli ment when it started CAJl DERAILED Street Car Off Truck Time Knrly Sunday for Some January term of the Cerro Gordo county district court who had been excused for the first week of the term reported duty today The grand jurors were summoned for 10 oclock this morning and the trial jurors for 2 oclock this after noon Tomorrow the trial of jury ctjil cases will be commenced The grand jurors on the 16 panel are Bliem Val Falls Cottrell D Grant Decker Jacob Mason City England Neil Mt Yemen Grimm Eugene Clear Lake Guild E Lime Creek Nissen Jacob Grimes Owen R Mason Oxley Geo Clear Lake Pederson P Lake Spotts A Portland Titus L Geneseo This photograph showsa crowd of Mexicans viewing the bodies of Ge neral Jose Rodriguez and Baca Vallcs Villa bandits at Juarez Baca Valles is the first and Tlodriguezs the further body Rodriguez is believed to have giv en the order to shoot the nineteen Americans oC tho Cusi Minis Co two ago Baca Vallss was known as Villas Butcher when the ban dit chief was in control at Juarez President Will Probably Not Make A Second Touton Ilepurcdness in tlie Special to THe GlobeGazette Washington Feb 7 Southern congressmen who called at tho White House to urge President Wil son to visit their districts should he make another speaking tour for na tional preparedness gained the ini JOB HCqillTS MBS MOHR BUT DECLARES TWO NEBROES BOILTY Fvovlrtoiico Woman is Held to lu nacffnt of Insigating Her Slie riears News pression that the president might jfojlr Providence R Feb 7 Mrs Elizabeth F Molir was acquitted of the charge having instigated tho murder ot her husband Dr C F uot make another trip He has not made up his mind it is said The callers said country proval of adequate national prepav edness C Victor Brown and Henry H negroes accused of the id the president believed the actual kilu Were foundsuilty Tho hud already shown ts appsnal lg ljf P n nnMniiiil nrfmur Trial Jurors jurors drawn for the term Street railway traffic was delay ed for about an hour Sunday morn ing by the derailing of a Main street car at the switch at State and Main sheets No ono was injured and the delay was the only damage 71m trilcos nt Story 1Y Injuries Received dout at Manly Hospital iiv Accl I I Jim Likos a foreign laborer em ployed at the Rock Island round house at Manly died at the Story hospital here about noon today of injuries sustained late last night when a coal chute door fell upon him Tho accident happened near the roundhouse at Manly He sustained ti fractured skull nnd was rushed to the hospital here where everything possible was done for him hut In Trial are Allen F Lime Creek Barlow J Mason City Bell lesse Mason City Blair T Lime Creek Bray n Mason Brunstein Henry Owen Christenseu Hans Thornton Christensen Emil Pleasant Val ley Cornell Ed Clear Lake FInnegan L Mason City Gerdes Oswald Geneseo Henry Tom Clear Lake Hodge William Owen Hughes P Mason City Jones Elias Mason City Jones Lewis Grimes Kelck Herman Bath Lantz A Lime Creek McDougall M Mason City McMalion J Thornton Male Olans Lake Miller Jos Mt Vernon Morton R Mason City Newcom R Mason City Nichols C Mt Vernon Peterson John Lime Creek Pethick Harry Lincoln Pedelty Sam Lincoln Pope William Bath Sandry Ray Clear Lake Scholl P Geneseo Schultz Henry Thornton Sohok Allie Lincoln Button M Lime Creek Wright Frank Mason City Grand TuiT bets Busy Immediately after being drawn the grand jurors selected for the term retired to the jury room with County Attorney Hill and began laying plans for conducting of the investigation confronting them Soon thereafter a bunch of sub poenas were issued and paced In the hands of Sheriff Marsh for service The Grand Jury Jacob E Decker was selected to act as foreman of the grand jury and Bailiff Van Note will be the guardian at the door Following empanelling of the grand Jury Judge Clark gave to all members his instructions for the year Once each year the Judge must give definite instructions to the grand Jury as to all its duties Thfs Is clone at the first term of the year at whlchi the panel reports and the general instructions are not repeated the year CIAJAB STKKBIH KAULV City WcHltrnfiii Cleaned Oft in flay Cot rnLWsoclioiis Worst IJacys Sim Two ti Alleged Ilrou iluok tuicl Considerable r 1EN HIDING IN REAR EXTHA FREIGHT VICTIMS OF A COLLISION ACCIDENT HAPPENS 20 MILES FROM Blockade of Rail road Traffic in Southwestern Colorado Lifted Today u 1 Cleurimj Road of Drifts Six lo Thirty Feet Deep pecial to the GlobeGazette Council Bluffs Feb Four stock men riding In the rear ail extra freight ou the Chicago Northwestern railroad were kil led in a roar end collision two miles from Dunlap Iowa A defect In air brake of the first train is be lieved to have caused the accident The second train also an extra freight rounded the curve and col lided with the first train which was stalled The dead are George Beachlor ot Boone J G Nelson of Stanhope Alex Waite of Fen ton and a man supposed to be John B Johnson of Talmage Towa NOTHING NEW HAS KEEN IN JECTED INTO THE LUSI CASE STATEMENT CALLKD SHMTH BY BERLIN DISPATCHES Premier Does Not Believe ij Zimmerman British Un der Secretary Ever Mndelhe Statcmen That New Demands Had Been Injected GlobeGazette Feb 7 Secretary AIj OF MHS TDA SfKYBU The street department yesterday considered removing the worst of the snow piles from the downtown district street Intersections and crossings a work of necessity and acted accordingly Through the 1 part of the morning the snowjti slioisling and snow plow crews worked and down town streets were passable by church time Commissioner Gould is not favor of Sunday work by tho street Mrs Mohr sobbed with joy when Uie verdict was uttered I knew it could be nothing slio said Negroes Appear Dmiifounded The two negroes appeared dumb founded at the verdict A demonstration followed the an nouncement of the jurys finding cheers and handclapping rising to a veritable roar Judge Stearns in his charge to the jury declared that it was their duty iif they concluded the state had prov ed its case to say guilty whatever consequences in each case or in any case Xo Color The law recognizes no color no the court said Pay no re f Wrecking gang Hi sheriffs office turned out Saturda night and made a couple of liquo raids which netted the storag vault parts oC five barrels of beei and some whiakey The first place vitsited was Carlos place at T 5 t North Mini where three casks one being 1ul and tlie other two part full ot ben were seized and n stmm iuantit whiskey Another man living at the same house named Scarlls forfeited a bond In court Friday on a similar charge The officers lliou vislled Sam Garails place at G21 McXldor and there seized two partially filleil casks of beer Carlos and Oiirafls are both locked up in the county Jail await ing disposition of their cases by Justice Stanbery Special to the GlobeGazette Wiiitersat Iowa Feb case of Mrs Ida Meyer GO years od a pioneer lowan reputed to bo wealthy charged with complicity iu the murder of her sons wife is expected to go to trial here late to day in District Judge Applegates court Because of Mrs Meyers ad vanced age her reputed wealth and the standing of the family in the community the case has attracted j he must widespread interest The wife of j Special to Tho Washington Lansing flallv n new m muls had been made in the Lust ilia case at the time when the Gsr nian government considered the ne gotiations practically it an end Ho was speaking the Berlin dispatch es Quoting references by Dr Kim merman German undersecretary ot foreign affairs to new demands This said Lansing has not increased the demands made in the LiUsitaiUa case as set forth in the notes ot May 13 lune 9 and Tuly I doubt if Dr Zimmerman ever made the statement that new demands had been injected becaisa know that it is utterly force except in cases of urgent need but It was felt yesterday that clearing of tho places openerl specially required tho gard to the fact that ojie defendant is a woman and two are colored They aro three citizens on trial and 1 charge you not to allow any preju dice or feeling excepting an honest desire to do impartial justice to en ter your Mrs Duiaixl Docs Sot Gover nors Refusal to Approve of Hill Reimbursing Her for Cattle Special to the GlobeGazette Chicago Feb Scott Du raud of Lake Forest whose herd of valuable Guernsey cattle was slaughtered by state authorities in the fight against the foot and mouth disease protested against tho veto by goviernor Dunne of the appropriation in reimbursement of her loss The governor vetoed an item of which the legisla ture had voted Mrs Durand tor cattle slaughtered giving as his reason the failure of Mrs Durand to sign a stipulation signifying her intention to drop the suit for OOo damages filed by her against the governor and state officers be cause of tlie killing of the cattle In her protest Mrs Durand said she declined to become a party to bargaining which permitted a pub lic servant using his official office for the protection of his own priv ate STSLL KRSfflLE The weather man continues to be as versatile as ever and hands out a good variety of weather Yester day the mercury hovered around the zero mark and the weather was mild tor this time oE year but in the ev ing the wind aroso and chilled the atmosphere to the extent of four be low This morning it had dropped to 1G below according to the official thermometer but several registered as ow as 17 and 18 below Few Trains Delayed Few trains were delayed on ac count of the storm No 25 on the Northwestern was about one hour late and Xo 1 and No 8 on the Mil waukee were about one hour behind schedule time in arriving at Mason City The cars were slowed up to a considerable extent on the street railway but the 2iWg broom was put on the Job this morning and the tracks cleared TERMS FINISHED Srecia to the GlobeGazette Leavienworth Feb ward Holler Alexander Aczeil Chairles Houghton Joseph Omara and George Severn former city of ficials of Terre Haute con victed in the election conspiracy case were released from the feder al penitentiary having served their lull sentencea K Special to tlie OlnboGaxclte Davenport Iowa Fob glneers of tho UnJferl army stationed at Hock have re ceived authority from the U S to use dynamite if neceasary to dis lodge the gorges which have been forming nbovo and below tlin city The gorge below tli city lins weakened considerably but the night Fred Meyer the defendants son was a bride of only a few months when siie was found dying In a room of her home northwest of here ou tho morning of July 25 with a bullet wound in her head and a revolver found at her aide Mcyev and his mother clixlm od the young woman committed suicide Meyerwas convicted of second degree murder In December and sentenced to fifteen years in llirpenitentiary but is now at lib erty on bond pending ap peal to tlis supreme court His mo I her has been refused a change of ifinue Her ntorneys claim the fooling against her in Madison county Is running so high that she could not receive an impartial trial Tho Question Jit Stake Washington Fob has agreed that reprisals must not be directed against any other than the enemy subjects This expression in ottered by Germany to take place of the phrase containing the word 11 lagaj which was incorporated in the draft of tho Lusitania agree ment now under consideration which formed Davenport still oniiun Asrlrts Tlirri Are Soon to He Hiir Chiuiures in Direc tion of Prosecution of Ktate Highway Commission Out oviiini Accivl in Special to Tho DOS Moiiiea persons were killed and ISO severey injured in anroiiioblln accidents oil the highways of Iowa In laii ac cording to thii rfporl tlif Highway commission Tho roporl stated that twolliirdsi of I In lents were due to speeding tiiexpev onced driving nnd usp or ins by drivers Special to the London Feb of great importance in the direction of the war are contemplated says the Daily Sketch H asserts that Earl Kitchener probably will leave tho war office The Sketch also says Sir William Robertson now chief of staff probably will take over the active direction of the war with ou Interference except from the as a whole and that a civilian of rral ability for orgciniza will become secretary for the Stone Xot Worrying Much Chairman Stone of tlie senate for eign relations committee said after a conference with the administration officials tliul It was his impression that tlis Lusituuin case is practically settled He did not go into details COfNTTV CONlKUlLNCli HOOK FALLS OOXCKUT LHTED Special to the GlobeGazette Denver Feb twelve day blockade of railroad traffic in southwestern Colorado la lifted The delayed regular traffic ofor the Denver Rio Grande moved out of Duiongo and Alamaso The line over Cnmbrea Pass was cleared of drifts from six to thirty feet deop lost night ending the longest stop page of traffic over the rails of this road for several years Tho last west bound train passed over this road Tan 25 Miiis and Sirs Itoclc Kails Co iinsr at the CTii JcotinK Will ceit Tuesday Control of litf Coriitirafinn Mldvnio Special to The Globndnxette PJiiladelphia Peb oontro of the Camhrln Co one of tho largest of the Inflopciideiit steel con cerns has been purchaed by the Mid vale Steol anrl Onlonce Co of Philadelphia Announcement to this effect was made liy W H Don ncr president of tho Cambria The concert in the Rock Falls ly cnum course the third number in the course will br given at the church at Rock Falls Tuesday even ing February 8 It will be given by She Empyrean ciuartette of Ma son City assisted by Mrs Mae Uu dertoffler Geetlng reader and the Rock Falls patrons of the course JUT rlne to enjoy a very interesting even fug Special to the GlobeGazette Philadelphia Feb 7 Four Pennsylvania Delaware Maryland and New reprosented in an exposition of the problems incident tocountry life at the convention of tho Pennsyl vania Rural Progress association which opened here today One of the strongest statements advanced today was that the United Slates must prepare to share the fate of Europe and even worse if we do not put our producers of food sup lies on a better basis of life Fig ires showing hat 31 cent of he agricultural land in the coun ry is tilled by renters are bnrig spread broadcast during Ihu con ference and an attempt will bo made to bring home to the busi ness man that Lome fell through lothing less than this condition of affairs One of the convincing ar guments being used is a picture of i little red sehoolhouse within of a barn with liicKtlon VVhat would you rather be a cow or a child on the average farm today the spealterr pt tho four day convention are Liberty Hyde Bailey head of the Country Life commission Dr Hav old Foght rural educational spe cialist for the U S Bureau of edu cation Lvier one of tho drafters of the SmithLevnr bill which has Riven thousands for the education of the farmer and his wife Mrs Julian Heath of the National Housewives League and Mrs Percy V Pennvpacknr presi dent of thf National Federation of Clubs ALICX MO1IRTSOX PLTM Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Feb today nominated Alexander Morrison of Bathpato N D for cus toms collector for North and South Dakota with head quarters at Pem llna N D IJOXDS ATTUACTIVK Investors Looking Into Sowcingo Disposal Plant Issue Investors in bonds are displaying considerable interest in those to be Issued by tlie City of Mason City to finance the sewerage disposal planl construction and represeniallra of bond houses aro now frequent visi tors at the city hall Today Mr Bai ley of Iowa City Is looking Into the desirability of this Issue of securi ties Spcsial to the GlobeGazette Clarlnrla Iowa Fob W P Hepburn former member ovoon KIPSK from this district died bore to llav nftpr fl Inner EllnaaEi ;