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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 4, 1917, Mason City, Iowa VOL XXIV MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 4 1917 NO HANK PRESIDENT AT 34 Senator Gallinger stiute for Hitchcocks Resolution BAY IS DEVOTED TO TALK ABOUT IT Expresses Hope for Peace Without Specifically Rec ommending Wilson Idea Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Jan ol Wilsons peace note was again the subject of debate In the senate to Another resolution offered by Senator Gallinger as a substitute for Senator Hitchcocks resolution ex pressing the senates hope for without specifically commending the presidents note is also before the senate Senator Lodge completing the ar gument against the resolution to en dorse President Wilsons note de clared its adoption would be a leap in the and would precipitate congress into the midst of incom pleted negotiations concerning which It knew nothing Senator Lewis democrat from Illinois began a defense of the res j olution contending it did not in voive the nation in the unprecedent ed situation sugested by Senator Lodge and argued the resolution would merely approve the action of the president in sending a note re questing terms of peace Engine Blowup Entombs Workmen Special to The GlobeGazette Dillon Jan Three min yesterday by the explosion a gasoline eagino PII the 400 foot level of the Pittsburgh mine at Gilmore Idaho Tea entombed for several hours were rescued 11Peace Leak to Be Into Open at Hearing Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Jan hear ing on Representative Woods leak charges in conection with President Wilsons peace note will begin to beJore the house Thomas Lawson of Boston subpoenaed by telegraph today Representative Wood and Representative Gardner will be the first witnesses The arrangements for the hearing made by unanimous vote of the the rwlos committee The democrats said they expected to show neither Lawson Wood or Gardner have tan gible evidence of a leak and thus the majority committee members will he justified in reporting the resolu tion unfavorable Harvey Dow Gibson has become president of one of the great Now York banks at thirtyfour years of age He has just been chosen to head the Liberty National bank one of the great commercial institutions of N Vodc City Gibson la a native North Conway N and a graduate of Bowdoin College in the class of 1902 Ho was first employed by the Ameri can Express Company In Boston and then In New York Later with sev eral 1uusiness associates he obtained control of Raymond Whltcomb Company of which organization he became vicepresident of the Bank ers Trust Company was made presi dent of the Liberty National Bank some four years ago ho invited Mr Gibson to accompany him as assistant to the president SOCIALISTS EXPHIi HIM FUOM TIU3IR PARTY German Exf to CALL EXPECTED IN SHORT TIME Berlin Vorwaerts Says All Parties Want to Have Say on Peace Matter Now Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Jan the en tente reply to President Wilsons peace note fails to meet his proposal for an early occasion for an avowal of terms the president will not let the negotiation drop but will make at least one more move If another commuulcatoln Is sent it la expected to make more clear tho proposition of the president as it is felt confusion has arisen just what he Intend ed Bouck White pastor ot the Church of the Social Revolution one of the leading exponents of Socialism In the United States has been expelled by the party in New York City Special to The GlobeGazette London Jan plenary session of the Reichstag will probably be convoked In the middle of January according to a Reuter dispatch from Amsterdam quoting the Berlin Vor waerts The Vorwaerts says It is obvious that the Chancellor as well as other parties would like to tevpross an opinion on the Ententes refusal of Germanys paace AVjll TJe Speaker jit Formal of the Nerxv M IS A Governor Hurdiivg Will Also Be Distinguishes Guest No Purlher Replies Special to The London Jan morning Post dispatch from Stockholm says the Berlin correspondent of the Handel stldxeing of Gothenburg Telegraphs that he learns of a trustworthy source that it Is the Intention of the Cen tral powers If tho Entente note tal lies with the version circulated by to no riply A bare acknowledgment is it ap pears to be sent to neutral govern ments President Must Decide Wheth er to Prolong Parleys Carranza Men COMMISSION SAYS IT IS FRUITLESS morrow morning rules committee In a meeting of the board of the supreme lodge of the Modern Broth erhood of America in their heacV ciuarters offices this morning it was formally arranged to hold wiiat may be termed the opening or dedicatory exercises of their new building cor ner or State and Delaware on June C and 7 The tlma was fixed so that it would be possJtle to secure President TaCt as the principal speak er for tho occasion and tho accept ance of Mr Tatt to become the guest of Ihe society was ciniy definitely settled yesterday Luther A Brew er editor and publisher of the official paper of the society and publisher of the Cedar Rapids Republican and Times and politician plenipotentiary was the means of securing Mr Tafts acceptance and will accompany Mr Taft from Chioago and return in lua private car at the time of the big demonstration Grcnt Gala Time The dedication of this noble struc ture will attract from five to ten thousand members of the order to Mason City and will be the means of a great gala occasion for the city Be sides Mr Taft Governor Harding and other distinguished personages will te presentand a program will bo planned that will Mason City one of the greatest pieces of public ity she has never yet enjoyed The character of commerce will bo Invited to come into the game and no doubt will seo that the streets and business blocks are properlydecorated that a banquet will be tendered to Mr Taft tho oficlals of the order and other distinguished guests and that there will be places provided for shelter of the thousands who will come to at tend the two days festivities Open Air Kvcrcises Although no permanent plans have been made it Is tho thought of the board that the exercises be held In the school grounds which will be dec orated and seated for five thousand people and the streets in that vicinity for the two days vacated for the cises In case of rain the prcgran will be transferred to the armory Hands of music the formal dedication of the building addresses by the ex chauffeur some days ago told the pol president and other prominent lice he drove a man and two young speakers and various amusements Thursday night to German Special to The GlobeGazette Jan ef forts in search to find the murderer of Mazio Colbert tho artists model known ts the girl with the form di found beaten and strangled in her apartment Saturday night to Ideality of aman who was driven in day were directed to learning the a taki cab early Friday morning to the street corner where the apart ment house stands At the same time the authorities are keeping under surveillance a wealthy young man from the interior of Pennsylvania known to have been n friend of the young woman Two public school teachers were drawn into the mystery today and nre assisting the police in efforts to Identify the taxicab passenger A town a suburb that he left the wom en at borne and brought the man to town to the apartment house where the dead woman lived The chauf feur was not positive whether the man entered the house The teach ers said they knew tho man a long and spent the evening with him visiting cafes anil aro positive he boa no connection with the case WOLVERINES NEARLY HOMR Special to The GlobeGazette Chicago Jan Thirtyfirst Michigan infantry homeward bound from the border passed through Chl Cftgo today and illuminations for the big things to be present will be provided and this will be the work of the chamber of commerce cooperation with the M B A committee which havo charge the program proper of the dedication Wilson Not to Washington Jan the en tente reply to President Wilsons note has boon received the president will not let the negotiations drop jut will make at least one more move This became known definite ly today although it was Indicated that no final decision as to the na ture ot the next step baa been reach Russians Record Gain in Battle on Rumanian Line Special to the GlobeGazette Petrograd via Jan Capture by the Russian forces on tho Rumanian front of COO prisoners three cannon and 1C machine guns together with some mine throwers and bomb mortars Is announced in todays Russian official statement Tho success resulted from an at tack on hostile positions on tho Helghis to tho ffbuth of Botochu Mountain in the wooded Carpathians TO SrCCKED fiOETHAM Wilson Nominates Hnvdlng for Ca nal Governor Written Report to President Advises Dropping Joint Commission Plan Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Jan 4 Decision as to whether conferences between th members of the joint AmericanMex can lunniiHfisiou now deadlocked shall continue was one of the quos tions In the complicated Mexican sit uatlon which rested with the pros dent today Tho tiuoation has boei put to the president in a written ro port by the American commissioners who toid of their failure to have General Carranza approve tho prot ocol providing for withdrawal o American troops from Mexico aiu for continued control of the border Villa Party Meets Special to The GlobeGazette El Paso Jan meeting o Villa partisans and advisors will b held in San Antonio Friday or Sat urday to formulate a plan of organ zation for the Villa government an to arrange for protection of foreig lives and property according to a re port received agents hero by the government STARS AAT STRIPES FLEW WHEN HIS WKNT 11OWX ondon Believes Little Would Be Required to Topple More Over Into Pit GERMANY APT TO HIT AT SWISS Norway More and More An noyed by Sub Holland in Danger Special to The GlobeGazette London Jan is ac cumulating thai Switzerland Xor way and Holland stand on the brink of tho war In Franco it is feared Germany will dash across Switzerland in an attempt to turn the French and Italian lines and to re lievo the allied pressure on the two fronts Christiana advlcea indicate that Norway is In direct peril of be ing forced Into the war through plans of Germany to adopt more drastic submarine measures Should the Netherlands commit an act un friendly to the Central powers the Dutch believe Germany will immedi ately invade Holland Berlin via wireless Jan Overseas News Agency says In the future delivery of coal to Norway will be permitted by the British only in case that Norwegian ships carry coal to Italy and France at fixed freight rates Attack Hrifish Captain John L Duffy commander of the American ship Chemung which Austrian submarine sank off the coast of Spain has just come hack to the United Stales When the subma rine commander told him to haul down the American flag before the vessel was to lie sunk Captain Duffy refused He was talen to the sub marine and he saw tiie Austrian sink the ship with her flag still up He was later landed in Spain from which ho made liitt way to the irnitcii Stalest Ferry Boat Sinks Over Score Women and Children Lost London Jan Copenhagen ferry boat in n dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph sello river near company says most of the Norwegian papers have attacked the British Special to The GlobeGazette London Jan Central news dispatch from Amsterdam says that twontyiwo women and children were drowned through the sinking of a minister in Christianla in connection with the embargo on coal proclaimed by Great Britain The NorsKe Intel ligenszdler reports that this Norweg handed to the British representative and leaves no doubt that Norway is loyally main taining export prohibitions ing flsli and other goods Official Reports on Treatment of Deported Belgians The Hague via Jan The first report received directly from Belgians deported to Germany who have been invalided from the camp at Soltau Prussia ban been giv en the Associated Press These wore returned from Germany because hey were al most In a dying condition A num ber of them interviewed whilo separ ated from each other agree In stor ies of the conditions prevailing in the Soltau camp Sonic are in an emaciated SiilSKS HKtt SOX AIoMur in Poor House Writes Police for Information of Hoi Boy Washington Jan Col Chester Harding of tho army en gineer corps now acting governor ot the Panama canal succeeding Maj Gen George Goethals who retired at hia own request James of Honolulu wan nominated to be associate justice of the Hawaii Supreme Court Lieut 1 Com William C Watts was nomij nated to bo judge advocate general of the navy TRACHRU Greene Jan Susanna Haroff who has been teaching In thr west side school since the beginning of the school yoar lias rnsignod on account of her fathers failing honlth She is succeeded by Msn Neltio Prince Another new teacher will also bo added to tho force rolioving Corey of a part of her work f The building located near the Central grounds makes an ideal place for tho exercises winch can be held out of doors at that time of the year The weathor prophet has al been consulted and has agreed to furnish an ideal week that week and the crowds will thus he easily cared lor As Mason City dries not celdbrato the Fourth of July she will undoubtedly take this occasion to pull off tho national holiday cele bration a mouth ahead and discount any like celebration ever htfid in Northern Iowa The board was In sea eion today and appointed a commit tee to have charge of the program in connection with a Ulco committee which will be appointed li tho Chamber of Commerce Tho members present who Mason City Is always glad to welccmo were President T B Hanloy Dos Molnes Albert Ilass John M Grimm Win Fitz gerald L A Hiewer Rapids P A Badour Oconto P Curtis Chicago and Supreme Secre tary B L Bnlz ot this city There was the making of a sob story In the mall of Chiuf of Police Max Gorman this morning Out of the envelope that the chief opened fell the photo graph of n prosperous looking man of middle age bearing on the reverse side in a script that shows plainly tho trembling hand of old age a plaintivo note from an ag ed mot her now an inmate of tho county farm of DuPage county asking that ihe officers do all they can to lo cate her boy Mrs Jannio C Voll has not hoard from her son Jno A Voll for over two yearn When she last hoard of him howns a traveling sales man for a dry goods house and shothinks lin is if living still in that or some similar employment She says if the officers can locate him she will pot In touch with him herself Hor address fa Wheaton rare of Du Page County Farm Chief Gorman is having the photograph taken to nil JiotelH and to officers and agents of commercial mens associations ncicdont insur ance companies hospitals etc It is hoped that if this story comes to tho notice of anyone who known that they will communicate with the police or his mother He Is IS years old C feet tall weighs rather full faced and has Iron gray hair and hazol eyes In his photograph ho appears to be well drcsaed and bcuirs f prosperous collision on Beilstoin TA1CK CHAtKiU Special to The GlobeGazette Geneva via Jan Austrian government has asked Switzerland to represent the Austro Tlitngarlaii interests in the unoccu pied portion of Rumania Tho po litical department has accordingly instructed tho Swiss charge d af faires at Jassy to take charge of the interests of tho AiistroIIuugarians DISCUSS SISAL PH1CIOS Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Jan prices of sisal the binder twine hemp con trolled by the commission dora a Yucatan corporation were taken up at a conference loclay be tween Secretary Hedfield ami Chair man Hurley of the federal trade commission and Charles D Orth of Now York a hemp doalor Later they went to the department of jus tic ve The Yucatan sisal provides more than 80 per cent of the binder twine used In tho United States and Not Thought that Speeding Up Will Reduce Length of Session Much IMPORTANT MATTERS AWAIT LEGISLATORS Labor Organizations Have Program They Will Wane Enacted Into Law Specal to The OlobeGazpitn DCS Moincs Jan L Hard ing newly elected governor was giv en a troemndous ovation when rivcrt here today from liia farmei home i Sioux City Tha governor remained at his residence until a Into hour and the lobby a down town hotel was crowded with legisla tors when he appeared The governor was expected to spend the day u conference with state officials and leaders of the sou ate and houso and would not go to the slate house today he said Strenuous efforts are iLeing made to day by various candidates for speak er to obtain otticial endorsement of their candidacy but without success Des Mollies Jan tho announcement of Governor Wil liam L Harding that every effort will be made to speed up the work of the Thirtyseventh general As sembly Ihere is in the opinion of many members very little to Inrtlcata that the sossion will bo concluded within a period shorter than that re quired for pnwious sessions On tho contrary ll is the opinion of many that measures scheduled to bo introduced will stir up tremendous opposition which will draw the ses sion out past tho usual time for ad journment It IB pointed out that the Thirtysixth general assembly was called uponto consider 638 bills and twelve joint resolutions which originated on the house side and 641 bills and Dj Joint resolutions intro duced in the senate and according to legislators thero is nothing to in dicate that this years grist of busi ness will be liss than that of two years ngo It Is pointed out that labor organ izations have n program which they will ask that the legislature enact Into a law which will take up a con siderable portion of the time of both houses One of the most important of those measures is that which would prevent courts from issuing injunctions whore human rights are tion and coughing and tho greater number bear evidence of having con tracted tuberculosis According to statements of these Belgians while in camp at Soltau they received at a m a bowl of some decoction made from acorns at midday half a litre of soup contain ing much water a IVw turnips car rots at oclock half a pound of bad black bread At evening a half litre of soup sometimes con taining bran or brown maize With this diet the stronger men went under and the weak soon fell 111 so that the Belgians say deaths occurred dally Seventy of the Belgians were sent home In a crowded cattle truck at tached to a freight train It took three days and three nights for the journey usually made in six hours by express trains Indications are that the price which has Increased greatly In the last two years will go still higher Tho com mlSKion Hegtiladora is a Mexican cor poration So far the American gov ernment has found no means of curb ing its activities Reserve Board Plan to Control Flow of Gold Into Country Special to Tho GlobeGazette Washington Jan federal reserve hoardH official bulletin this month discloses that amendments to the bank law governing reserves re cently transmitted to congress and now under consideration by tho com mittee iiie intended to aid in con trolling the groat gold How into tho country and nre connected with the boards recant warning against bank investments In foreign war obliga tions issued November 28 It was the bulletin Rays that the inflow gold Into the United States need not be considered a menace to tiie well being of the community provided sallsfactory is niaflo for tho control of its move ment and NO FURTHEH London Jan sus pension of lhr Issue of tho cxcheriuei bonds In preparation for tho now wai loan tho government authorities an nouncn Iboro will bo no further Halo of tronsnry bills by tho Bank of England Labor bodies throughout also are anxious to havo Things Are Moving at Beet Sugar Plant Weather conditions have halted the work on the now beet sugar plant but litilo during the past few weeks and considerable progress has been made by the seventyfive work men employed since cold weather be gan Some delays have been experi enced owing to lack of material but at present the company has all tho material on hand that is necessary Tho office is completed except Interior finishings tho walls of Uio sugar aro up and ready for the roofing and tho work of pouring concrete for the foundation of the pulp warehouse was begun yesterday Excavation for involved the state legislation enacted foiIhe improve ment of housing conditions through out tho state In every session ot the legislature in recent yearn Ihore has been introducer n public utility law which has resulted in prolong ed controversy Managers of tho largest electric companion in tho state however declare they will not back any such measure in the com ing assembly Measured which pro vide for the abolition of commissions departments of tho govern ment aro measures usually contested and it thought that ficrits on thoso monsures may havo a vital offset on other Ifffislatioiitt Other measures which will prob ably demand lengthy cojisidiralion Include the constitutional aincnd mot provided for erinal suffrage which will be reintroducid by nl Oontimtcd on HIS MAHGIX WAS CLOSE Cherokee County Just About Even for the Vcnr Cherokee Jan is r good thing Treasurer Adsit of Cherokee county IH not dependent for his liv fho coal hoppers has been a difficult task as the workmen struck solid ronlt soon aftnr Hie work was begun The roofing for tho buildings already up is on Its wav but will not put on until mlldor weather conies CAN VSiI Electric Companies light lie Roitls Special to Tho DPS Moines Jnn a decis ion handed down today the Iowa stato railroad commission affirmed right of botli telephone and telegraph companies and companies furnishing electrical ciirronr of high voltage to tho use of tho public highways of ho state The decision was rendered In tho controversy startnd by telephone In terests in which It was charged that the telephone service was being hampered and interrupted through Interference by result ing from conHtructlon of Mgh tension transmission linen parallel to tele phone circuits the difference bHwecn tlio and disbursement of his of fice or he would havo a pretty hard time making both ends mtot Tho receipts of bis office for year 19tG amounted to MO and the disbursements to ill 78 This would give Mr Artsit only to KO thiouKi the year on This IH indeed t clos margin on a business fiKKtvgullntf almost half t million Much Fine Booze Spilled by Agents of United States Special to Tho Itibling Jan 4Iiiforml tiiat a larRo amount or lirrior wan concealed in a house hero Indian ngfiiitfl rnidccl the place and obtained grtilons of Italian wine The barrels and wore roller into tho straotn and the heads knock ed In and tho liquor poured hi snow ll ;