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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 15, 1917, Mason City, Iowa THE MASON GIT YWEEKLY GLOBE GAZETTE v Mf 1 1 Mason City Weekly doleGazette Established 156 ay 123S The Dally Globe Jsabllshod 1893 Tssued Every Thursday liy THB ULOIlSGiVZIiTTEI 1HIMTING CO First St S B Telephone Nos 28 32 W B1 MUtJB Editor D M CONROY Manager ASSOCIATED PRESS Puner ut the City uud Cuuiity Circulation greater than any other In the city county or congrescloial district PLEASE rue deuJre to tunlutaln u perfect delivery system nud this cnn lie uc comiiJIshpil only by couperatlun wltb tUa Wheu delivery Ir regular or nte ne will be thankful for onlmmeUlate euinplnlnt Tel 28 Bud 31 BUBSCRIITIOX nATBS Dally per year by carrier Dally per year by mall Dally per week by carrier 10 Weekly per year by mail I00 Advertising Rates Furnlshaa on Appli cation Entered at tha Post Offloo at Mason Iowa ag socondclasa matter Peace on earth Good will toward WHAT IS THE ISSUE There is talk of peace meetings ttnd talk oC meetings to arouse pa triotism Better ring off on both fan 3 time If there is to be war there may be need oC patriotic gatherings As fpr the peace meetings they wil develop little but criticism of its president and it may turn out that Euch criticism will be much like the copperhead propaganda of the civi war times There will be no war unless some ipolish German officer or ship com ruits some overt act that even the pa cifists would condemn and tell Wit son to fight The severing diplo matic relations is simply ou a par will the business man who receives a promissory note from a debtor agree ing to pay Later the debtor tear note and the business mai while he does not propose to take i out of his refuses to seil bin any more goods or have further bust ness relations with him The question that caused the pres ident to sever relations was not Ger manys attempt to establish a subsea blockade While that is a new thing in warfare it is not contrary to inter national law within certain limits Some people have argued that Wilson is endeavoring to compel Germany to respect international law while not compelling England to do the same thing They say the blockade of Hol land is contrary to international law The Hollanders who are the best authority in the case on international law do not so construe it When war was begun and a blockade was de clared against Germany there was no way to enforce it except also by blockading Holland The Holland government recognized the right and appointed an over seas commission who should pass ou every cargo that was to go to Holland for the use ana sustenance of the Hollanders and agreement was made as to how much and what merchandise would be al lowed to pass the blockade If Eng land could not stop supplies going to Germany through Holland there could be no blockade and Holland granted the right of blockade under International law No one doubts for a moment that Germany has a land blockade against Holland and that if any goods of any kind were sent into Holland meant for England or France that they would be seized and confis cated or that any goods planned to he sent to Switzerland for France be seized International law gives the allies the right to blockade Holland and Germany has the right to blockade England with her subs if she carries out the requirements of international law That gives the Germans the right to sink ships load ed with contraband under condition that these ships are first Inspected to know that they carry contraband and that then the men and women aboard are to taken off and either given safe transport by the enemys ship or towed to a place where they may reasonably reach land fixed at a minimum of ninety miles from the shore When the president protested Absolutely Removes Indigestion One package all druggists againstthis new method of the Ger mans sinking ships without warning and killing American subjects with out giving them protection of passage o land Germany acknowledged the rror snd the promise which national honor ought o have kept that that feature of the submarine warfare would be elimin ated and that the provision of inter national law that had been violated vouid ba respected So when on the hirtyfirst of January Germany tore ijj that promise as a mere scrap paper and again served notice on the United States as well as the rest of the world she would sink on sight he president did not declare war nor vill congress unless Germany com mits some flagrant act but the presi dent did say that this nation no long er could conduct any more business vith one violating their promise The of the sinking of the Housa tonic shows that this is all there ia to the question so far When it was established that that vessel carrying contraband for tlie allies had been properly warned and the crew re 110ved to safety before the ship was torpedoed there was nothing violated and nothing for which to call Ger many to account It was not a repe tition of the Sussex case But if some over enthusiastic German command er should sink a passenger ship ot ome neutral nation carrying Ameri cans without warning or without at tempt to save any of the as the boys say there will be some thing doing The past few days eem to demonstrate that Germany will avoid that issue although she has declared that shewill sink on sight any shin her subs may find in the war zone The president having warned Ger many not to repeat the Sussex inci dent and having had assurances from Germany that she would not could do nothing less than sever diplomatic relations when the Kaiser boldly pro claimed that he would recede and cancel those promises Efficiency Spells Success Efficiency Is the criterion of Frank Alvah Par sons There is no argument about what are the cor rect styles for Young facts are here The absolutely right styles models cuts and patterns as laid down and built up by the rules of waiting for you With correct clothing you Wit1 these in mind come here and look also get a guarantee of there is no urging to satisfaction with every leave that to purchase or money back own Sood Judg ment Shirts and Everything t ffor men and boys wears in the kind worn by sue grades you like to wear cessful men in New York Announcements Mens to Youths to way and Wall Street Boys suits to on Fifth Avenue Broad ANNOUNCEMENT I fully pnnniinee candi dacy for the office of mayor If elected I shall 6ppose the laying of any pavement except when petition ed for by a majority of Uie property owners subject to assessment there for and shall oppose under all con ditions the assessment of property owners for the cost oC paving Inter sections I shall Immediately separate from the city pay roll every man and ev ery expense not absolutely required by the reasonable necessities of prop er city government and I shall use every possible effort to have tho various appointive city offices filled by persons of unquestioned honesty and of the greatest efficiency pos sible to secure In every instance and in every par ticular I will insist upon the most rigid economy to the end that tho present unbearable burden of taxa tion may bo reduced to normal and reasonable limits on the earliest pos sible day P M NORRIS ANXOUNCI3MISNT To the voters of Mason City Iowa I hereby announce myself as a can didate before the primaries for renoni inaiion lo the office oj city commis sioner G GOULD Commr Street and Pub Edss NOTICE I desire to announce that I am a can didate from the south side for the of fice of Commissioner of aiason City at tUo March urimarics CHA9 M WIRELESS The recommendation that the Unit ed States government assume control of all wireless operations deserves se rious consideration It seems inev itable that such action must be taken over sooner or later Events of the last two or three years have shown the evils of the chaotic ssslem As a neutral power it is for the United otater to i ocnt uniicntrnl cE American soil for the advantage ci disadvantipreof any belligerent It has been found over and over that wireless plai U on or npar the Atlantic coast vren acting us intelli gence centers and providing ons group of belligerents with valuable information to use against the other The government set up a censorship in the chief wireless plants but still have certainly been unneutral messages sent forth from amateur plants This condition is a mere hint of the difficulties we should face If we our selves were engaged in war With out public regulation anybody with a wireless outfit and there are thous ands of men and boys possessing the necessary could send out messages that would reveal the move ments of our land and sea forces and the position of merchant ships and betray to the enemy all sorts of mili tary secrets Even if we ignore this danger the disadvantages of unregulated wire less operations In normal times are evident Amateurs are always but ting in where they dont belong giv ing false or mischievious Information not intended for them and making all sorts of trouble in business and personal affairs The wireless seems almost as clearly destined for a pub lic monopoly as the postal business Pulse of the Press Domestic Economies Burlington HawkEye One effect of the war is teaching the world the lessons of economy People are learn ing how to save In England the shoe repair shops are doing the larg est business in their history and in every little hamlet there have sprung up cobbling shops formerly unknown where old slices are patched up to wear a little longer Farmers wives are buying sparingly and are making every piece of cloth serve its limit Something of that kind is going on in America especially as regards shoes the high price of leather pro ducts being an incentive with many whose incomes hardly span the gap The lesson Is are various ways to circumvent the h c ot 1 and in so doing learn a bit of financial visdom that can be made to serve a ood turn all through life Bills Tnt Puss Dubuque TimesJournal Two bills lave been offered in the Iowa legis ature for the protection of the van shing game birds The Turner bill provides for a closed season of five ears for quail the McFarlane bill iuggests a similar period of protec ion for the prairie chicken About the only opposition noted bus far is that from State Game Warden Hinshaw and some hunters The real sportsmen are not opposing he measure because they realize that unless quail and prairie chickens are protected they will soon be extinct in of the newspapers of the owa Most state are favorable to the two laws The legislature will do well to pass he two measures The leak excitement permitted ev erybody forget for a time that such things as railway strikes or in discriminate submarine warfare had ever been threatened for January Those British workingmen must have applied themselves with indus try to the work of making war ma terial not only for John Bulls use but for American contracts To the charge that they are not fit for selfgovernment the Filipinos may retort that neither is the rest of the socalled civilized world True religion makes n man feel that It Is just as cold for his wife to get up and light the fire as it is for himself Americas dispute with Germany will probably be settled with diction aries at a range of miles When a man Is going down hill he meets a lot ot his neighbors going up Many a courtship is torpedoed or the sea of matrimony Old papera 5c a bunch at this of fice THK SHOltT Hampton News Feb 1T Hamil tons short course will commence on next Monday Feb 9th The mens side of the program is too lengthy tn itemize but a very interesting pro gram for the ladies is set forth which will aid some In reducing the high cost of living 1C followed On Monday the study of foods to suit age occupation and condition of system will Ike taken up Tuesday Muscle building foods Demonstrating puddings custards and soups Also fuel foods Wednesday Study of moat and methods of cooking House furnish ing illustrated with charts rugs draperies pictures and pottery Thursday Study of vegetables md bread Friday Child life in relation to community life Home euro of nick Bed making personal hygiene Vari ous prizes will be offered by the mer chants ot the city A X O U X NT I hereby my candidacy roi nomination Commissioner of Muson City C A CADWELL A 2V V O O iV CK 11E T Jhercby unnoniije my Tur nomination for Mayor of Mason City T A 1OTTEK To the Voters Mabon City Iowa I hereby announce that I am a can didate lor the office ot commissioner of Mason City Iowa at the March pri maries P H GAGE R L Kills traffic manager of the Decker packing plant spoke at the biweekly meeting of tho Welfare ehib composed of superintendents and foremen of the plant held in the Chamber of Commerce rooms Tuesday night Following a talk and the get together social hour the members thirty in number attended the Regent theater in a body Not Hnlf JJiid at That MarshaUtown Times Republican Well If the war breaks up the base all leagues we may have to fall back on those amateur games we used to get so much fun out of Like It Wow and Then Council Bluffs Nonpareil A little of Wall Street now and then is rel ahed by the congressmen Mens Brotherhood Organization Formed A mens meeting was held In the Jasement of the Grace Evangelical church Tuesday at which time tlio men entered Into a very enthusiastic discussion of the condition among he men In the different sections of Lhe city The discussion was opened y Rev Engle speaking on Brother iiood Organization in general tfter which Messrs Crum Minot Summer Baumgartner and Marty took up the discussions as to tli eneed of a Broth erhood Organization and the good that can be accomplished by them At the conclusion it was voted to organize a Brotherhood immediately and the following officers were elect ed E II Minot president Ben Baumgartner vicepresident Mr FIsk secretary and I G Stark treas urer The officers then appointed a constitutional decided to hold the next meeting on Murch 27 1817 Twenty one members signed their names as charter members A social hour was enjoyed after which re freshments were served A STATKMKNT Having made my announcement for tha office of Commissioner of Ma son City Iowa I wish to make this statement That if I am elected I agree to help run the city In a careful and eco nomical way And will every three months let the public know by printed state ments what has been done with their money and alao where the money comes from And I shall try to reduce the taxes rather than to increase them Very truly F H OAGE J1IDS KOIl CONSTRUCTION Sealed bids will lie received opened and acted upon by the city council of Alason City lowu until 10 oclock a February 26 1917 for the con struction of a ten 10 Inch lateral sanitary sewer as follows To construct a lateral sewer ot the best iiiility of round vitrified sewer ten 10 inches In diameter be unintat the manhole on the west side of South Main street now Fed eral thirtyfive feet south ot the south line of Fourth street now Second street thence north on Federal avenue approximately six hun dred eighty USD feet to a point fif teen 15 feet south of the south line of State street Ilans and specifications for the con struction of the above sewer are on file In the office of tho city engineer A certified check drawn to the or der of H C Smith City Treasurer in tho sum of five hundred dol must accompany eaeli proposal said check to lie forfeited In cane tho successful bidder refuses to slHri tho contract tho required bond within five days after Hie contract Is awarded htm Said ivoIc to ueRiii April 2 1 il 1 7 and to be completed not later than June 15 11U7 Payment for the above work will lie made 111 cash or special assessment certificates issued against the property abuttingthereon and benefited there by as provided by law Tho city reserves the rlsjlit to reject any or fill bids Blank forms for bids inay be had at the office of the city cleric J M MclC City Clerk OF IlUIOF OP WIM To Whom It May Concern An Instrument In writingpurport Ing to Ue the last will and testament of K D Halo deceased late of Cerro Gordo County Iowa having been filed ill my office and opened and read Alonrlny the 5th day of March 1917 at oclock p at tlie court house in Mason City Iowa is the lime and place sot for hearing final proof of same You will therefore appear on or noon of the said day and snow cause If any exists why said in strument should not be admitted for probate and record Witness my hand and seal ot the district court tills 30th day of January FRKD D BLAKli Clerk of District Court of Iowa In and for Cerro Oordo County Having made my announcement for commissioner of Mason City iowu I wish to make this statement That if i am elected to the office npree lo lielp run tho city In a care ful and economical way And will every three months make a full and complete statement in tho local paper of the receipts of cll and also show you Vthoro your money Is spent And I shall do my best to reduce ilie taxes In place of Increasing them Very truly y H QACJE A N X U X 12 N T I hereby announce myself as a can lidate for Uie office ot cily commis sioner W H BOYD I respectfully announce my canUi lacy for tlie office of mayor A A HEIGHT Your Chance to A good investment Is worth a lifetime of labor This statement is often made and seldom correctly under stood It simply menus that if you work hard and save money as you go along you will soon hava enough money to make a substantial investment If that investment Is a wiso nml happy one it may net you more than yon are ublo to earn over a period of years If you would like to havo with which to start in vesting come into our bank make the first payment of 56 fiO AMEH1CAN BANKERS PARTIAL PAY The money deposited as payments for those bonds Is anfo Sumo as other funds placed in the m rf aa CRsU withdrawn at m Provi3i011 lls Interest If you are in getting as much as possible out of your savings and f inaki g tertn teiested n6nthl monthly payments call at our hank today The lianlc of Safety nnd Service T ho rolls announce rnysolf as a can Itdale for the office of mayor of son City JOHN STANTON ANNOUNCEMENT I hereby announce my candidacy for the nomination the office of mayor of Mason Citj Iowa H A MOKTON Iowa Graduates Are Ready to Aid Nation If War Should Come Washington D Ieb dents ami graduates of the Iowa State University ui other Iowa col leges arc Included in the army of col lege men who have been pledged to the government should war threat en or we be actually at it was announced here by Col W T Chant lund one of the assistant attorney generals who represented the Iowa State University at a conference of college presidents who liave advis ed the government that they stand ready to give their country in inter collegiate intelligence uuroau The proposed would fur nish to tiie United States In time of war scientifically trained men for military duty of a nature that the intellectual attainments they received while In college would especially adapt them Col Chantland assur d the newly formed organization hat Iowa collegians would not falter vheix called upon to givo their coun ry assistance and It is believed that vhen properly formulated the or nixatiou will be an important part the fighting force of the country thougli intelligence service is what he college men particularly offered heir services for A X XO U X CIS Til K X T J will he a candidate in the coining primary for the office of commissioner F A OR acres of eood prairie land C miles from Sanish N I mile from school Price 515 per acre Terms reasonable Ior par ticulars address K B Saiiish N D Arnioucement I take Lira methol to friends and tho pub lic I have opened offices at 7 No r111 Fed c ra 1 Ovc r Lu 1 rd Nichols shoo store My prac tices will ho limited to the di seases of tho car eye noao and tlirouL All nnKfts entrusted to mo will receives attention CShisses fitted W J DURANT M D Theres a heap ot satisfaction in coal coming from this yard If yon havo boon having coal prob lems try L A Page Lumber Co Phone 43 Original Home Nutritious and appe tizingwith that taste more flavor All Dealers A big loaf for a dime Wilson Kelley Bakers Largely through tlio energies oC Congressman Hnrry Hull of the Sec d Iowa District who urged its In clusion the senate postofftce bill now before the Upper House contains a clause providing that rural carriers will receive a year for each mile or fraction licroof they travel daily over 21 miles on their nural routes The clause which Is expected to pass the senate and remain in the liill as law has tlie effect assuring rural carriers extra pay for all mileage over 24 they travel More than nine ty per cent of tlie rural carriers in Hie Second Inwa district travel that vary from 2fi to 31 miles Congressman Hull endeavored to get the provision inserted in tlie House Mil but failed and he appoaled to the senate postoffice committee the members of which realized the jus tice of his claims in behalf of tiro ru ral carriers by the clause In the senate draft of the measure Congressman Good today advised tho War Department that he recom mended for appointment to West Point Arthur M Parsons of Cedar Haplcls as principal and Maurice Kurtz of Cedar Rapids and Roland P Roetlnr of Griiiidj aji first and second alternate Tho trance examination will be held next month John W Sperry ISldon an old soldier will receive a pension of a month hereafter through the ef forta o Congressman Ramaeyer whoso bill for the Increase lias passed both house and senate IMTIAI op TWliNTVKIVIJ ID loin tho IVuKrvKslvc Miiohltio Chill n WIUTK Hotnry Tliis payment mothod Is prov iiiH wonderfully iiuimliir Not many more machines hCt No matter what elue yon do bo sure to huy yinirsclf an active memhersltiii In tho ImKrfMHlvc Iluli On an initial iiiiymuiiL oC only C13NTB you KCt tlie hcneCIt of the Kreatcst easy payment that WIIB over offered A plan so sim ple so scientific ami yet HO liberal as lo limit lIsjtrllmtlnK Its benefits to only fifty mem bers This machine Is made by the largest and host sewing machine makers in the world it is de signed for perfect comfort Has indi vidual Lockstitch and Hemstitch feat ures In this club the model Illustrat ed sells at the very low prica of KASY OK IAYiMICXTH a what you earn if you make any one final payment In ad vance Save na much or as little as you like Vlrnt Inymont Payml ti Paymt Paymt 25c Payml Payml Paymt sou 8lh 1aymt rayrnl Paymt Iaymt Too 12th Iaymt Piiymi Paymt ICth Paymt tli Paymt Paymt th Paymt 20 tli Iaymei Paymt Payml Iaymt 2Hh Pavmt SB tli Payrnt ill Payml Iaymt 3d tli Paymt Payml Paymt S2d Paymt S 1 Pa v in I Paymt tli Paymt DONT BUY MlW KAUM MACHIXHHY Have your farm implements repaired by the new Oxy Acetyloto Welding method makes broken parts stronger than when new Tho cost Is trifling whan compared with new parts or now machinery Let us quote you prices ECONOMY OXY ACETYLENE WELDING AND REPAIR SHOP Phono 1020 115 Commercial Ave South D McPEAK Dont forRot tho name ;