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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 11, 1917, Mason City, Iowa A VOL xxrv MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 11 1917 Js Delivered to Ambassador Sharp for Transmission Late Yesterday IS AN APPEAL TO AMERICANS Crushing Rejoinder to Teuton Humanitarian Claims Half Not Public for a While Special to The GlobeGazette Washington The entente reply to Wilsons irence note began arriving at the state department today As jtnst ns it was decided it wns Inid be fore President Wilson anil Sec retary Lansing London Jan Associat ed press has learned that the entente reply to President Wilson makes a specific designation of its peace terms which includes restoration of Belgium Serbia and Montenegro and complete restoration for the damage they have sustained and the evacuation of the invaded territories of France TUissiu and Rumania with such reparation as is conau eved just Special to The GlobeGazette London Jan reply of th Entente powers to President Wilson peace note was handed to Unite States Ambassador Sharp yesterna and is on its way to Washington Th reply io understood to bo an address or rather a plea to the America people as we 11 as the president In all editorial The London Time Is particularly close to tn government iiays the reply is a crusl rejoinder to of German to ihumanitarian sentiment Vy Xut Public Yet Tan is learn ed on good authority that the allie reply to President Wilsons peac note will not be public untl the president shall have had an or portunUy to study and cousidtr it Guesses on Contents Special to The Washington Jan neutra diplomat had information from source he considered reliable that it statement would be of such a nature that it could not bo accepted by th Central powers without modiCicatfoi but would not preclude another movi iy the president Diplomats wen privately of the opinion that from the very nature of the subjoct aiioth er move by tho president would no be out of the question whatever Thi character of the i ply he choose to make it die occasion o one It was officially denied some tim ago he had another move in contem Jplation but that was before the en tente replied Obviously diplomats pointed out untily he had their answer The ut most secrecy js maintained at the state department hut the Impression prevailed that while the entente hac been perfectly clear in stating its position the door to peace had not been utterly barred The note had lieen drawn it was thought to meet avariety of viewpoints including Wiisons and public opinion here in allied countries and in the Central empires War Preferable Special to The GlobsOazette London Jan J IJoyd George speaking nt Guild hall today said Emperor William told tho peo ple the Entente Allies had rejected his peace offer The Emperor did so he said to drug those whom he could no longer dragoon The premier said the Allies word of the opinion that the war was pref erable to Prussian domination over ItUirope Tho Allies made that clear he said in their reply to Germany and clearer still in the reply to Amer TiAUNT AXJ IIOitSKK JFmiii and Valuable Stallion Burn in Itutler loiinty Freene Jan farm barn burned Tuesday evening on the H J JrfOekwood farm twelve miles west of town Three horses were burned to death one of which wns n valuable stallion The farm Is ownerl by II J Lock wood of this place and Will Pox 1 tho tenant The tiro caught from a lantern while he doing chores nt p and was burned to tho ground The wind mill which ptoort within about ten foot of the barn was nlso badly damaged There was 800 Insurance carried on tho barn which does not cover tho losa Tlloro was some Insurance car rlcd on tho aallion by the owner Mr Harry K Thaw Cuts Wrists and Throat When Officers Come But He May Recover Special to The GlobeGazette Philadelphia Jan cut his wrists ivnd tliroat in a private house here today und wns tttlccu to a hospital Ac cording to detectives Thaw Is expected to die What he cut himself with is unknown According to the detectives Thaws whereabouts were learned today and tho house surrounded When the detectives entered tho place they found tliat Thnw hud cut his wrists and throat Thaw re quested that Or Elwoocl Kirby be culled When the doctor ar rived he ordered Thaw removed to St Marys hospital several miles away Ho said later while Thau WHS unconscious that he expected him to live The house where Thaw was found was within a short distance from I the street whore Thaw was in an automobile accident last May A damage suit instituted against his mother owner of the machine brought Thaw here last Monday to defend the action Special to The GlrtleGazette New York Jan author ities of every part of the country east of the Rocky Mountains were enlist ed today in the hunt for Harry K Thaw wanted here on a charge of kidnapping and assaultingFrederick Gump of Kansas City Three days have elapsed since de tectives were sent to Philadelphia to arrest Thaw aud there have been rumors that he has taken refuge in places as far apart as Georgia ana Canada The Pittsburgh police re ported they could not locate him at his home theer and expressed the opinion that he was not in that city Increase in Packages Handled An increase for last December of 30 per cent over the number of in sured and C O D packages handled at tho local postoffice During the month of December 1915 a total oE 4513 packages were handled while last December the number Increased to 6437 This increase is represen tative of the Increase In business in all departments caused by the grad ual growth of the city Below is the statement as to the number of pack NO SIX LINES OF Claim Big Advancein Cam paign Against 1 EE SIXTEEN HUNDRED TURKS CAPTURED Traveling Mens Banquet to Be Some Big Affair Two Hundred Men Will Meet Around tho Festive lionrd Tomorrow Night Relief Forces Sent to Aid Be seiged Garrison Are Wiped Out special to The GlobeGazette London Jan lines of en trench nients covering the town of Rafa on the Sinai peninsula have been captured by the British it is of ficially announced Sixteen hun dred Turks were captured and re lief forces Attack Near Vprcs Berlin via Wireless to Jan British troops have succeeded in penetrating the Ger man positions at one point north of Ypres but were expelled by a coun ter attack suffering heavy losses It is officially announced ages handled Insureddelivercd For 1915 1 840 for 1916 2204 C O delivered 14ft for 1916 161 For 1915 Insured received For 2 618 for 1916 C O delivered 106 for 1316 232 For 1915 64 Total for 1915 for 1016 Y W C A to Hold Annual Meeting Feb 5 Preliminary arrangements have made for the annual meeting ol the Y W C to be held in the Chamber of Commerce rooms Friday night Feb 6 and a program is to Je held in connection with the rogu ar business session A banquet will be served at oclock Following the annual reports of all committees Including the building ommfttee seven new directors will e elected for the coming year to re place those whoso terms expire Jan 1 The new officers of tho association will later be elected by the Dntlre di rectorate of twentyone members Russians Petrograd via Jan Russian troops yesterday captured a village in the Riga sector of the northern Russian front which has been stubbornly defended by Ger man troops with a great number ol machine guns says the official state ment Fighting in the region south of Lake Babit continues WAYXE MACVKIOH DKAD Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Jan 11 Wayne general in Presi dent cabinet aiul a broth er of Franklin MacVelgh former see retary of the treasury died hero earh today of the biggest mixers 01 the year will Ibe held tomorrow night wheu the jobbers and manufacturers bureau the Chamber of Commerce will banquet their traveling salesmen In the Chamber of Commerce club rooms Over two hundred Jobbers manufacturers and traveling repre sentatives will meet around the fes tive board the traveling gentry prob ably being In the majority as some ol the firms will be represented ten or more gueata Special invita tions to this big feast have been ex tended to the board ot directors of tire Chamber of Commerce the city officials commercial representatives of the railroads representatives of Uie banks including the A M Schanke and members of the press The Jfenn A dinner will be served at o clock that will allow the Knights of the Grip to shy hotels aud fust for another week without effort Here is the bill of fare which ia to be served by the Ladies Guild of the Episcopal church Wafers Oyster Cocktail Olives Cream of tomato bullion Celery Halibut Steak Hollandaise Sauce RHHIFV DlAHLti Executive Says Rioters Can Lynch the Governor First REACHES MURRAY TO TAKE CHARGE Pork Tenderloin Dressing Cream Potatoes Buttered Peas in Timbles Calbbage galad Apple Pie a la mode Cigars Mot Rolls Coffee OootI ilogrnni SUFP SKNTKIES SUFFER Wilsons AViiHly Wosiiiiifftoii Weather Worries Women British Navy Loses Two More Vessels in Teuton Sub Campaign Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Jan suf fragist silent sentinels resumed to day their duty outside the White House gates despite the freezing wind The president left the White House for his usual golf game before the sentinels went on duty but on his return they quickly ran to posi tions so that they flanked the drive way The president smiled broadly but gave no recognition Because of the cold the suffragists did not hold to their posts as rigidly as yesterday but paced up aud down the sidewalk in front of the White House They abandoned their stolid silence of yes terday and discussed suffrage with passersby KKiOHT Kugiiieer Robertson to Havo His Affairs Heady to Rejwrt To morrow County Engineer Rjbertson said today that alt township clerks re ports having been received at his of fice that he hoped to have his annual report ready for filing and for trans mission to the highway commission offices at Ames tomorrow the day it is due Delay In tiling reports by the township clerks has made the en Special to The GlobeGazette London Jan liritlsh ad miralty ship Cornwallis nas been iunk by a The seaplane Denmyuhree also sunk The captain and all officers of the Jornwaiiis were saved it is officially nnouncod Thirteen men aro nilss ng believed to have been killed by ho explosion K101 1JUUIC FOR FARM Sixty Aero Fnnn ivt Groonu Sells for Nearly Per Aero to The GlobeGazette Greene Jan i I Heiiry Flclc ot Ulison haw purchased the small farm of 58 acres at tho edge of own from 1 U Tracy the considor tlon being per aero Thero re fair improvements on the his is ono of tho highest prices paid or land in this vicinity Mr Fide is uylug it for a home and will move nto the Mrs Fick Is a daiigh or of Henry Iteltiklng who lives al lost across the road from thla iilaoo BRYAN WANTS IAMAGKS Clear Liko Confectioner Sues IMcAu Icy and Wurrl and Orld Follows But the banquet will be but one of several features of the entertain ment for a good toast program has been arrange wjth c Jr McNlder act ng ns toastmaster The speakers 01 the evening are Wood worth Clum of Davenport secretary of tho Great er Iowa association and R G Dunn of this city Mr Clum will on lua favorite topic Greater Iowa and Mr Dunn will give an address on Mason City and its advantages as a jobbing c H McMrler as toastmaster will introduce cacti number of the program with appro priate remarks Tho musical feat ures of the evening will be furnished iml the quartet known I addition to this program the 9 Givea ertainment by Lawrence singers dancers who are engaged to appear at the Cecil the last part of this week This will add variety to tho entertainment as thees men are good In their line ot entertainment Time Curd Traveling men attention Below la the time card of the various numtors on the program which must be strict Judge and States Attorney Threatened Because Negro Case Continued Special to The Murray Jan nue with s aimounced intention to give the mob a chance to lynch the governor of iventuclcy lovoruor Stan ley arrival here early today and took charge of the situation growing out of throats made yesterday by a mob aaginst the lives of Circuit Judge Charles Bush and Commonwealth Attorney Uenney Smith The anger oftho mob was aroused against the lives of Circuit Judge a continuance wns grant ed in the case of Lube Martin a ne gro charged with Itilliiig Outline pinguid a white man Open threats nave been made against the gover nors life Because almost every available member of the Kentucky National Guard is on the ucmler Governor btanley deputized seventyfive citi zens and ordered them to prevent an outbreak at all costs The governor addressed the crowded court room when court convened explaining his purpose in coming to Murray aud af firmed his determination to prevent an outbreak at any cost to himself and others Train is Jlcady ispeciai to The The special train on which Gover nor Stanley arrived was laft stand ing with steam up ready to tulto them from Murray jf farther demon sirattous jives are mado against tlioir threats aro made tlie Q r yoa way lllis Some of the miMiibers are lo cals but at the same time you win to Banquet to Quartet to 8 Toastmasfor to fi Woodworth ciiim to 8 Quartet to Vaudeville to Toastmaster 9 20 to E G 9 10 to Orchestra BiiS to Toastmaster to 1 Mixer Mason City has it will it or it isnt SLTFKHS Northwestern Machinist Taken Mercy liospitai This Morning to R Helm machinist employ ed by the Nortluvesten States Port and Cement Company who lives at North President avenue wn S streets that an attempt to remove Judge Hush from Murray or prevent the trial of Martin would place tho governors own life in danger Milwaukee Machinist Injured This Morning I A Thompson a machinist for the Milwaukee sustained a fracture oj the right ankle in an which Hoyne Says Case Against Chicago Chief Is Cinched Special to The GlobeGazette Chicago Jan case of the state against Charlea C Healey chief of police of Chicago arrested on charges of bribery conspiracy and extortion ia complete states at torney Hoyne who has been investi gating the alleged police graft ring announced today Hoynes announcement was made after he had examined scores of deni zens of the underworld and had an nounced the confessions of four men held as leaders in the manipulations of the alleged ring llealcy has been nailed hard and fast asthe head of the vice Hoyne said Leak Inquiry Comes to End Special to the GlobeGazette Washington Jan demo cratic majority of the rules commit tee today voted to report the Wood leak resolution adversely The action of the committee op erates to end the inquiry The repub licans were willing to proceed with any kind of an inyuiry devised but were solidly opposed by the demo cratic members who concluded they saw no ground in Lawsons charges upon which to base an Investigation The version of the leak was giv en to the committee by James K Heilly managing editor of the Wall Street Journal The tip picked up he said by a reporter in Street thai brokers private wires from Washington were saying the president was about to send a peace note was solely responsible for the dispatch forecasting a note which appeared on i the companys ticker at p Wednesday December 20 ten hours Six Hundred Representatives Gather at Chicago to Lay Their Plans OUTLINE POLICY IF CAUSE IS LOST ions Go Over All Which Lead to General Strike Threat Last Fall Hiuctal to The GlobeGazette Cincago Jan hundred roproseiHntlves of the four railway Liotherhoods met here today for tho IMMpose of outlining policies conlin Vie llti0n of thrt suprenid jourt in the suit now being heard to the couamutlomuity of tho Arl aw and all considerations irnr UlC S01HMa threat in 1SJ1G were to ho discussed before the not e was publisher Have1Jpcn liirned in OivhiK liiforinntton on Majority of Mason cuy At a meeting 0 the ministers of the theChamber of Commer erce looms this afternoon final reports Between the time Reilly said he re ceived the tip and the dispatch of the item on the ticker Ueilly said he received two messages from John Boylo the Journals representative hero The first filed before Boyle received Ucillys inquiry regarding his reporters tip was marked conlV138 which was completed this morn It told of the coming of 1BA total of 47U7 cards were some sort of a note and said It was llanled in reriresenting the number not a peace proposal The second visits made Six hundred tweu in reply to Roillys inquiry as to vele nnt asthere whether anything was available on uls information could be secured reports gleaned from brokers wire iviis to the effect the reference un lotibtedly was made to the coming 1010 Ueilly was emphatic in the declaration tliat tho Journ lot violate the confidence either throuKh refusal secured to answer the or by absence of the party occurred while wan assisting in tht impair of an engine in the local rounrthouse at 10 oclock this pnorn iiiR Two heavy steer tires were be ing put in place when they got be yond control and fell over one knocking Thompson to the floor and the other falling across bis right foot Physicians fear tliat the injury will be slow in healing Thompson is an old employe of the company and Is fiftyone years old ICK AT illKKXU pedal to Tho GloboGazette Grecno Jan ice harvest i Jn full awing hero and tho Ice IB 10 finest which lias oeen harvests n years It is about InclioR thick nd of good quality Many teams are usy hauling every day McAuley has recently opened an undertaking establishment in the basement of tin building owned by the Odd Fellows Bryan takes ex ception to signs which McAuley bus placed on tho railing around tho out side stairway leading to the base ineiit which ho claims gives the im pression his store is an undertaking shop Tho claim is also marie that the odor of the ouhahulng fluids us ed is offensive to the plaintiff and employes and customers and In jurious to hcalti Bryan further avers that MeAul ry the room ho occupies and that effort is being mado to make iLinga so annoying that he will give up the location TO CJKT of ItoHinj Ktnok Making tho loo Movement 1Yom Slow lour Harvoflting and shipment of lea from Clear Lake IH being slowed down to a great extent by tho car shortage Not sufficient cars can bo kept on hand to make possible n full run every day Tho shipper aro liv ing from hand to but havo hopes dally that tho next day will bringIn moro roiiloc stoclc avenue was aken to Mercy hospital this morning following an accident in which he sustained a broken leg Helm slipped in some manner vhile atomt his work and fell twist ng his ankle so badly as to cause a fracture of the small bone of the or leg Steps on Rusty Nail Herbert G Schultz an employe at the Northwestern round house step ped on a rusty nail yesterday morn ing while at work and as a result Is confined to his home for a few doys It Is not thought tho Injury will re sult in anything serious OOMMITTKMS Kne and Kitigliind on Number of Most llesiriible Committees DPS Moines Ian Gov F R Moore announced the senate committcappointments this after nnon Senator A L Rule of the Cerro district is chairman of tlu military affairs ami is a mptnhur of the committees on Judiciary amendments public utilities cities and twns iii Greece Turning Artillery Over to the Entente ooijil Io The Athens via London n i L in nicorclaiicu with the iKicement made with the allies nee 1 King Constaiiline today began the delivery to tho entente naval authori ties of six batteries of mountain gnus lle gave the orders that the troops suppress all hostile demonstrations which was promptly done A meeting called to protest against the accept ance of the allies ultimatum wiisHiim marily dispersed Street Railway Head Is Here to Push Extension To get first hand information as thu progress being mado on the surveys and other preparations for extensions of tho street railway sys tem is the object of avisit to the cityof Richard Schiuldoiee president of the Clty near Lake Rail way company and J Denmnn chief engineer who arrived in the city yesterday They spent the afternoon in com pany with I J ilunlon general manager of the company and Engi neer Smitli in charge of the field not 111 soniR of the outlying districts Kuch as tluGreek sections in the eighborhood or Ule P0ment t po 8eVeraI population NO canvass was taken Odd Fellows Homo i mates on the number in rooming m n M Htl ougli i he majority of these plac ron been t up to date uitl practically all the cords turned in Congregational Iresbylerjjui Union Memorial fatholic Kren Methodist Ohrlslian LutlicraiiH all Episcopal German Methodist Hebrew Homes Total Visited Members 2fi3 701 in I 128 G 7 no 3fl4 111 H7 work in going over he proposed linen of which surveys are now be ing mado They climbed over or crawled through or under all the tarbod wire and woven wire lirftwoon the Austin lino tracks and SlnUsiiinn Takes Oath of Office This Moore Also Sworn In Dos Moincs Jan mantle of towas long list of distinguished governors fell on William U Hard ins of Sioux City this afternoon and he was inaugurated into the honor able office by Justice Frank n Gay who administered the oith of office at oclock this afternoon Tho inauguration wns marked by Kront enthusiasm which grew into a demonstration that would have mado even the great ovationist Coli poration plan I northwest of the citv onel Toddy look well to his honors I Hiirvov Pivjrcssinj UfUtBnnnt Governor JSriiost R iMooro Thr filter line run for the whole of the north extension and cross sectioning jn complete dVtatl has progress to a point over hilr a milo west nf tho Jliiwaukoe racks nenrty to Federal avenue This spell of inclement weather is slowing down tho work but ts the party is now in limbor west of Lime Creek it is not as mucli I1S I would bo werr the out on the open prairie Rapt 1st Salvation Army i o Christian Science r7 Day Arlventists 12 s tno inforina tlon H 2D TO Grcno Jan 1 I F LM28 CO 2H 2 f 1200 M i 1 1 ll i i H7S r3 159 IK IKIiU who has been head carpenter for the bates yoara1af poitimVt Vnir much buildin mg done TO MKKT AT SIOCX CITY tho ugar cor of Cedar Hapids wns also Inductor into office at the same time Official Vole Aimounced The official count canvassed on by the house and senate in joint session was announced just be fore the new officials wore swru in The law provides that the oath of of flco shall administered immedl nuiniifBcturea and roproscn tativp nml sonatorlal districts Senator T A Klnglam of the Worth Mitchell district IH chairman of tho ronuniltoe on com merce and trade and monitor or thoso on BiipprssaSon of Intompornncn pub lic schools motor vehicles and trans portation fish and gaino fionatorlnl and representative and en rolled bills nfvithr official count of votes nas boon by the general assembly KOV 1 Inys for ShooHn One of tho Stalrs Prnlccted lustlco Marsh of Clear Lake yes terday fined Hoy Peterson in and costs amounting in all to for Shooting O110 Of pheasants put out Dis A number of subjects of ablH iinporliiiice to grain dealers of he state will bo Imnilled u the thlr teenth annual convcnuon of tho Driers Association ni will bo held ra All prepanillorifl in commoner construotinn possible moment spring liolnp made to in the for pronoftatlon ptirposos by tho state Tho com plaint had beau filed by Game War don Ray MonPlasiire Tho charge against Peterson father of Roy his brother wan dla nurnsri London Jan Boirir Law chancellor of the oxchpmier an iKMinced at the Guild hall meeting to day the basis for tho now loan was an Issue ut 5 per cent and tho prlco and tho period of tho loan thirty years with an option for redemption iu twelve years pive netcon t will bo paid on application and tho balance In equal proportions on year at City with at tho iMartin Holol and sessions iit the Auditorium Copy of the program has boon received horp Among the snbjenls to hirllHcussod iro hinrllords lion contracts car distribution claims lumber sfdn lino handling coal by machinory siorngrs proper buying margin dis trict managers nicotmgH jjrain clean Ing uid dryiiiB and contial purchasing a soupy Aitiong tho speakers of prominonco arc Governor Harding Geo Livingston of Washington D C Grain Marketing Invnstlffnlor of fl Department of Agriculture Attorney Jamcij Manahan of St Paul rionnlck of Pcorln n McKoiulV Secretary of tho Canadian Council of Agriculture Winnipeg Canada and J P Griffin president of the Board of Triulo of Chicago ;