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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 15, 1916, Mason City, Iowa WEEKCY GIobeGtizetto Telephones For Editorial Rooms Call 38 For Business office call 32 REP011TS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS The Weather fair tonight and Tlirxday VOL XXIII TV JOWA 1UESDAY FEBRUARY 15 191C NO 100 PKESIDENT DID NOT HEAO DECISION WHILE ON HIS WEEK END TRIP SPACIOUS HOUSE OF WOR SHIP AT MAirt AND NINTH STREETS BURNS SUN DAY AFTERNOON FIRE HAD BIG START BEFORE DISCOVERED SUCCESSOR TO GARRISON7 BELAYED SEVERAL DAYS President Arrives at White House at Eight This Morninij Plunges and Into Sevics of Special to The GlobeGazelle Last Persons to Leave Riiihlimj Altcv Church Hail Been Gone Only Few Alirnites Bui Had ISol Noticed That Buildinrj Wiss on Fire CHS Klorliic Munition Plant by Kiio Infor mation Fire started that is hi the believed to boiler room covered within fifteen minutes or so alter the last luambers of the offi cial board had left the board meeting held after services Sabbath morning destroyed the church at Main and Ninth streets entailing a loss of dollars about twentytwo thousand Fifteen thousand dollars in snranco carried on the building Washington Feb In uUluion to the loss of the hnildingr and all of the church furni ture Rev O H DeVoe for six years Wilson rEaciied no decision on wltom to appoint secretary of war while he on his week end trip down the Potomac Tho successor to former Secretary Garrison may not be an nounced for several days The May flower with the president md Mrs Wilson arrived at the navy yard at Bix a m They did not leave the yacht for tho White House until eight Thepresident plunged in a series of conferences with congressional lead g the pastor of the church lost the aacretirv of preparedness program and other important ters mat The name of Former Mayor Carter sermons and other manuscripts and records which he had gaathored to gether during his twentyfive years of service in the ministry This loss cannot be estimated in dollars and cents but it is not a small one Spruixit The fire though Rev DeVoe have elapsed time he left the church after the Special to The GlobeGazette Schenectady N Feb munitions plant of the General EI This church of which Tlav C H DoVoe was pastor was erected in ectric company was wrecked by fire 1393 and has been remodeled at considerable expense since then fi0today The Muse was finally exting bnilding and contents appraised by the church this winter at ije companys private fire insurance was carried Plans for rebuilding have not yet been department No report was made to given any consideration tjio city police or fire authorities The officials of the company with held all information regarding the fire The employes of the mtmiiions plant were sent homo It is reported that tho roof of the building had fallen and that the walls had been declared unsafe The plant lias been closely guarded for sortie time one allowed to approach AnotherMonster Aripropviiition to Carry on tho War Will lo Asked Soon After LmwnmUers Jathw Special to The GlobeGazette HHJH She Will Sink Without Warn ing Armed Merchant Ships Aft er March 1 Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Feb formal notification of her intention to sink without warning armed mer chant ships after March 1 was re ceived by the state department It is substantially the same as that re ceived from Germany Secretary Lansing said no deci sion had been reached on the atti tude of the United States He had read the tiurmnn nicniorandusii care fully he said and found it agreed with tile published description contained in the recent news dispatches from Berlin States Attorney to Free Wil liam Orpet lield mi Charjjo of Their Uanjjlitcf Special to The GlobeGazette London Feb is expected I Chicago Feb mother of the next vote of credit will he intoMarion Lambert the Lake Forest duced soon after parliament assemhigh school girl found dead in the bles tomorrow The statement was woods near that suburb last Tlinrs made unofficially that it will be for day has appealed to States Attorney two hundred and fifty million pounds Ralph Dady of Lake county to re sterling bringing up the total of war lease William Orpet the University credits to one billion nine hundred jot Wisconsin junior held at Wau Itcsan on the charge of murdering the girl Frank Lambert father of Marion and twelve Million pounds CA WORK 51MX The Lam Class OiIcI to ColoisUnder juerlB told the states attorney had no thought about tho guilt of young Orpet and that they had no desire to be vindictive toward the it today Special to the GlobeGazette Dodge Feb fires InterlVif iro Special to The Globelinzotto Washington Feb ence with Amor loan trade and mails by tho Entente allies was at a conference between President Wilson and Ilonry Van Dyke Ameri can minister at the Hague today The information brought by Van Dyke i to be used by United States in fram ing a noie to Grsat Britain on con traband two days and in rapid succession i j Derby Ilau Special to The GlobeGaaolte London Fob 34 An official proj young iuan up the attorney Dady is williriir to singlemen under the Derby plan admit that unless he can prove that hoard meeting held the services this morning and the at the close of of the military service been Harrison of Chicago was suggested jme Ule ajann was to the president liy Representative start and may have Sabath of Illinois for sacrolary of headway before all the war today Wilson promised to BYepersons left tho church without their knowing ii mocking of Main street between Eighth and Tenth streets because of the sewer construction hampered the fire department in its efforts to lay hose and he men had lo go to he hydranls by routes far longer than thosn lhat ordinarily would have The call to colors will have had ob ho effect oC enrolling all single men the name serious consideration He said he expected to reach a decision iu tho near future Cedar FJiilsCmiple Miurieil 6 Vears Cedar Falls Iowa Lincolns birthday had special significance for Mr and Mrs T S Curtright prominent pioneer resi on Saturday afternoon they celebrated their sixtyseventh wedding anniversary with their children grandchildren and other relatives Mr CurlriKhl is a vrHeran of the civil war seeing three yearn active serlice with Sherman and Smith He was a pioneer contractor and builder here and continued actively In business until he was past been followed an unavoid able delay just when every minute was precious Tleiity of Water The wafer supply was ample with out uic lie pumping engine and oven ejhalf a dozen lines of hose wore hooked up it was all that two and three men could do to con trol some of the In spite of the tons of water that were poured onto the fire it con tinued to gain on the firemen and finally hurst Ihrcngh 1ho roof first near the corner and then at about the cenler of the building Tit smoke was so that it was beyond human endurance to penetrate far into tho building with which added to the nf hose years old Ho Is now 8S and his difficnlfy of omlraning the fire wife 86 ami despite their advanced age they arc still keeping Mr Curtright built most of the bridges and depots for the old C R N through Iowa and also built the first building of the Swift Packing compniiyV big plant in South Omaha years ao BIG H1STO1UCAT Thefire first broke through from the basement to the main floor of the church at a point not far from di rectly over the furnace near ilia psiKtoVs study in the sovitheast end of the church and thence spread info the auditorium and through lie Sun day school and lecture rooms The wns two slorios high on the end the upper rooms being us ed for Sunday school class rooms Tiif Spectacular Once the broke out where it got plenty of draft it became the Movo titan 200 of j most fpcctaculnr fire Mason City lias Collese to Participate for a long time and blazing em Fortunafely none o them hers dropped lone distances fvom the scene Orpst gave liis former th poison convict the student of murder AHhoiig1 the nature of the poison which caused the girl s death has boon determined tha offic ers are at a loss to account for the container Sheriff Griffin said his men had where the body was found and had visited every ilnig stars in Atariison alno in the towns from Waukegan to Evonstoii along the north shore in an endeavor to trace the poison and pictures of Ovpet were shown to lite druggists but no evidence was found at City TaUos Fire lhat lle luld innchased the poison but Is Extinguished Hetoio 1 Orpef Poison Spread Special to the GloboGazetto Special to the GlobeGazette Aladison Feb liam Orpel held for the murder of Charles City Feb was I Marian Lambert bought an ounce discovered in the English Methodist of ergot an abortive drug which church hero yesterday morning at oclock and before it could be gotten under control had done considerable damage The tiro wan caused by sparks from an overheat ed furnace escaping through one of the pipes where the galvanized coating had been worn away The fire started between the two floor walls Thefiremen were abe to con fine the fire to the basement and but little damage was done on the second floor with the exception of a large hole whore the fire burned its way through FOR SMOOSKKS Poster Must Thompsons Team at Dinner Friday Xigliv Because the team he captained at a shoot at the Emery traps lost a trapshoofing event Sam S Foster must serve a banquet to his foes Sam is kidding the Thompson outfit with tho repeated assertion that the record ho made last week a I Kansas City shows ho made them a present of the match and dinner but as to this fhc oilier side have a dif Ccdar Falls Feb flis biggest and mojst spectacular historical pageant in tho history of the institution will he singed Iowa Slate Teachers college Friday Feb 18 when The lution of a College will no present ed by more than 200 students a faculty members The event is climax In ri series in connection with tho college Y W C A bration of the fiftieth anniversary national jubilee of the Y W C A The pageant is being worked out on an elaborate scale and will i tray the history of Cedar Falls well as Teachers college F there will be a procession of i turned characters Picturesque seenen of pioneer life pioneer epi sodes the vanishing race episodes showing the old soldiers orphans home building which housed original Iowa Normal school first day of the school the commencement of the college mili tary drill episodes of the today will be portrayed The Spirit of the Campus is a scone in which the Spirit of the Campus enthroned and all col lege epartments pay homago her The orient will close with tableau in which upwards of 2 persona will take part bly ar of ho other fires liciorn me names broke out immense clouds of smoke rolled from every window and door that was open and from every crevice in he building Unnkort tltts story Tho hatchet or rathe shotguns will be buried Friday ei ening however CASK IB VOll Tl Vaiidervort janitor of the church said that he banked the firo with wet coal after the Against Cily Hun Settled Out of Tomi on louy A int oras rat osue before going home and that evervlhing was all right then TTc en id that there was n fire in one other stove The church building while considered in good condition was by no means a structure having been built during the pastorale of Tlov Johnson in 1RM though later remodeled and repaired K was of frame and bvick veneer construction the brick veneering running about half way up the walls and of Qordo county was saved sei flollais todaj wliich would Iiav lad to he expended in jury fees etc when it was announced that the ens of Greene vs the City National Ban Itad been settled out court Th loft no caao for trial this so the jury was excused until tonio row morning when tlio case of Ma against Farrier comes up Tl grand jury does not convene unt Wednesday morning the on Page AVHATIIKU rst ili5ge a the olto t a 32 Xorthwoml 25 Sheffield Iowa Fob 14 The Sheffield High school basketball team won over the Noilhwood team Saturday night in ortr ot the hardest games of the season Isorliwood had a lead of 9 points at the end of tho first half but tho locals came back strong and won 32 to 26 Valentine cast his sootliii brriath over tho atmosphere this for noon and raised the mercury in tl tube several degrees Saturday nig tiie thermometer stood at 10 belo hut yesterday morning rose to 4 h low and by night had risen to This morning the niorcu stoodat 7 above and gradually ro to 20 above this noon will kill if taken in sufficient quantifies from Chas W Ilassin ger student and extra drug clerk in a lociil pharmacy last August through his room mate William Kick Hassingor admitted this to a detective and Victor BarnoU a local reporter at Ilasslngcrs home in Milton Junction where he was interviewed Ho repeated his state ment brought lo the Madison police station Tuesday noon a few hours before he went to Lake For est to meet the girl he purchased a two ounce bottle of medicine of Mussinser Tiie drug clerk denies he sold Orpet poison but the police are working on the theory that 1Iaasinger did Fort in with clamago totaling is Fort Dodges week ond record Three residence fires iu two Sunday noon with two alarms in once kept firemen busy but they saved them from total losses This morning the first call was from 1 W Johnsons grocery in the suburb across the river Upon reentering tht station the de partment received aii alarm from the freight station which sutfrrcd a thousand dollar Irss hfforo the was extin guished None were incendiary SRM8 FORMAL TO OHIO SECJtKTAHY OF STA11C JO tCNTESl COVFKST Hiii Stonily to I Ills Nam in Comhiti in nl Oliio That u y It has been noised about the club rooms thnf trio panieipaRts ici the DeckorCinumins handicap bil liard match had been postponed owing to a disagreement which has prison It is said that Cvimminssl refused to Piny Decker because the latter did nut show up at KiIlO his regular hour as agreed Gene ITuh Ijixrtl referee forfeited the game to Mr Cummin by Ihu opponent failed to appear Mr Decker crave as his chief reason for not iippearhig that he humiliated by being consider ed but twice aw sood a player as Sir Cmnuiiiiss us ho was given on ly a huiidicMfi of 2 lo his oppon ents 1 It is oxpecled lhat a game will be played later as is carried out by he interviews 1 will ie reudy to 0 as flint will give to I will plaj31 r 1 liny as that will cud long day to finish DCS Moincs Foli grave of Alexander Scott the pioneer Vviio donated to Hie state much of the land which the state house stands ia to bo given o the state by the city of Des Mnines H is expected the state will erect a monument on tho pile A quit claim deed transferring ha properly has lioiii drawn up The od pioneers grave is on the highest point in I0ast Des Monies between IJlevent h and Twelfth Kl roots on the south side of sireoi Tinplot is liO by Mi feel It was one of tho of Mr Scotttluit lie could stand at liiLs point and look into Ihrpo counties The plot to Lee township and been me the property of the cily wliou township was made part of he coiporai ion Special lo The Washington Feb 1 Wilson formally jave hi consent o liy that his niimo ho aa a didate for in It n to ihe secretary nf st lo et Ohio Koii staled ho to r the content for the nomiisition bit ipiMly to permit I ho use Of his nanio in vim coining primary in order tit democrats of nhio might known their preference To Coivmly With 1 Tiie president made hispa I In orrtPr comply wilh Ilin Oliio Kziiiifiry wfiiili rctiios I candidates for lo parly 1 vjnlions maUo knowr j and second choices it also requites that delegates IKI vo Ihe eoMeni thoites o make iur of week IlildebrriiM f Mr Decker play by Feb me more time Deileer on give UK a you LI letter dare siy will l iu ohci tenlinn lo Sfion a Coil or Ohio wilh regard to pnmiry hiivr i c riiit cd williuLnrss io in you I ho iHrinisskm under Tho hller Ihe follows While f ling entrr into presidenfiitl nomiiiiit i ocralic ptirly I am v Ihe use nf my name in Ohio may in in refiirfl ITI order Indicaf ionsj of Ihe A Hawson consent lo tlu candiihte for tho Thompson and Washburn put a good same for their onlookers when Thompson won over his op ponent a to SS score Roth had nn average of Schneider also made a good run in a game with Lee making an av Mgo of OBricn cnulinnes lo liold hia own on the second table with a to tal of eight Kiuiicrt won and one Des Moinps Feb I today jue that Charles chairman of republican state cen tral co mm it loo will ainu himself cnndidale tn 1 as a ror gororiior within o lie VaHonri il the next few days Mr RawJKon has been In confer ence with Iowa editors during the convention hero and is said lo have met wilh coiisidorahli oncouraiienieiiU nanu in his political aspir fin to tiie GlobeGazolte Paris Feb of tho loss of the French cruiser Admiral Charner which is reported to have been sunk by a submarine which was patrolling tho Syrian coast are confirmed According to informa lion received at the minis try of marine a raft bearing one life saver and the bodies of four teen of his companions has been up off the coast of ldrp 1 nil loo I Oft 1 Oft Stitkcs n Alino Special to the to London Fob British cruiser Aretlinna struck i mine off UKeast coast of England accord ing tn a statement issued by Die British official press bureau and it IM feared the vessel will be a total wreck Death Bwiltly to Vonth fowa Fob week Mr and Mrs Thomas Dunla vey received a letter from tholr son IloKOi1 a middle in the navy at Philadelphia In which ho wrote that he was enjoying perfect health Now his hotly is enroute to Waterloo He died of heart failure following an attack of dtp therla in the rmva hospital at Philadelphia Friday xling of lie entries TAL1LIJ NO 1 Won fhaii Iia Ihcr Kn j Otto Lost in lo 1 1 Howard Knosel 1 1 00 Harvey nryant i Hay Washliiiiii J I Sfl IClmer Really I ST J II Mel Shoo II 7 Karl Smilh 2 t sr Fred Hlake 2 55 C L Kfiiry Kr H L Lee 1 4 SH Kels Maim 811 7 Shipley 2 1 TABLF XO 2 Hdcp Lost Wall Wilcnx C II 1 1 Dr Carlson 2 in ltd Aviators icday Hi oral Took Iarl Sprcial to The Ueiiior d patch from Milan Italy says six perilous were killed and several in jured hnmbo dropped from aero phiiios vyhifh nppearcil over that city this The dispatch pays a number of afroiilanes took part in the raid convention which is to mhlr This is Ihe time lh has form av to I1 used In roiiaeetion nontiiKitiou hl iipie been on ihe IP of his The t t voters will ha v svhethor br will ihe i nc ibis tlu hi a letter written fp then ropf befivrcs iion Presidiiil Wilson tlril lie would only bn c if tho demo ratic il Political advisers iul n ihr have takin inr mont hi f he v ill he 11 and their pliU The iiuntiiiTif is peeled by democratic leaders I o ily I ho political situalio I TODAY Tohn Wileox 7 J Wannicer Tom A W Knrsel 1 f 1C Crowpcr 1 1 II Rhepard t Steve OBrien S 1 D Mark wood 1 Lloyd Liofionberg 1 C K Qulnby 3 1 Fred Barlow 1 4 O D Rowley 4 H L Campbell fonltry This out th Ihe cmd hoy would not lie him more openly leaders siH to work for Prof Cn1 Bittenbender of the Tnua Stale College at Amos one of the acknowledged anthorilies Jon poultry of the middle west is in the city today This afternoon he in tho srhool ihilrlmn al fhoj Lincoln school and this evening ho will the moiiihers of the IpI per Iowa Poultry asHociation a a meotlng at the high school building Prof nitfenbontler has a message lhat will he of interest to all poultry rais ers and every ono Informs tod should make an effort to hear him KKlOCi Sicfial to the CrloheCriixel London Feb 1 A larrd tendid MHeling for Ihe iiiiirxv of urjung iir govennnnnt to e i more effectual blficiad1 the powivj hrlc in his attornoon Huron TIjiort chairmaa port an1 Y o presided H cd to give the groat er frrv dom and encoitraKomenl of fuller and more effective use of sea power fu comnindities reaching the enemies of England ;