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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 18, 1917, Mason City, Iowa VOL XXIV MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 18 1917 NO 55 moron iuioshl Amsterdam Story Says He Has Sent Special Message to Wilson FOLLOWS QUESTIONS ABOUT RECENT TALK State Department Ask Wheth er He Was Correctly Quot ed by Papers Special to The GlobeGazette London Jan Stales Ambassador Gerard has sent a spe cial message to Washington offering to resign 1C President Wilson disap proved his speech at n banquet tend ered him icy the American AssociaJ tion of Commerce and Trade accord ing to a Rotterdam dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph Company quot ing a Cologne telegram Detective Shoots Up House in Which Thaw Tried Suicide Special to The GlobeGazette Philadelphia Jan detective named Kelly employed by a private agency doing duty at the house where Harry Thaw attempted to suicide last week tecaine hysterical today and shot up the house The police are making an investi gation to determine wfiether the man was drinking or suffering hallucina tions When the police arrived the man was in a semiconscious condi tion and was taken to ahospital The police say he asserted some one Struck him and lie then began shoot Ing Somme Positions Are Evacuated by Teutonic Forces wireless to Sayvllle Jan evacuation of German posi tions near Metre oil the Somme front is officially announced today A British attack near Loos was re pulsed after violent fighting A Rus sian attack on the northern Rumani an froat south of the Oituz road broke down under German fire Riceville Staged a Banquet for Fanners Plans Mature for Funeral of Dewey Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Tan great pub lic demonstration to honor Admiral at bis funeral here Saturday Ricdville Jan people ot this town put one over on the country peuplo yesterday afternoon Two months ago a Booster was organised in Kicevitle with about sixty members The aim and pur pose of the men at the hoacl of the club was to push iu every possible 3j ina iuutum utiie way for the country and the people today by the various surrounding Riceville well as to iiooHt for public services will be held in Last week invitations wore ssnt the capitol rotunda at 11 oclock and to every farmer and wife within trad the body will he carried at the head of j ing distance of KicevlHe to be pros a loiig funeral cortege up Pennsylvaj ent at a reception in their honor at nia avenue from the Dewey home the opera house as guests of the Instructed to Distribute Strike Literature Regard to Officers JACK BEATON GETS SIX MONTHS TERIV Court Room Packed But No Disturbance Took Place at Time of Hearing Risks in Force Tncrensing at Rate of Hiilf Million Dollars a Vein1 Says Annual Report Special to The Duluth Jan to de Clare war on the Duluth police an disregard municipal ordinances against distributing strike Hteratun without permits are reported to hay heii received by locul Industria Workers the World headquarter from William Haywood of Chicago The Workers last night renewed ar attempt to picket an employment oC rice and six were arrested iu of where private services will beheld Uown from until oclock earlier I They came in swarms A Roar Admiral Glennon in charge was tho top liner and it was a contiu of the funeral arrangements lias exjuous performance from three oclock tended invitations to President YViluntil the last farmer threw up his son and the cabinet members and oth er high officials to attend the public ceremonies at the capitol Midship si lid said During the afternoon the local fcaml and orchestra a saxophone vcivmuuies u me cayuui iuuismiuanu ana orcuestra a saxophone men cadets and other army and naquartet and an elocutionist alternated vy units and various other officials with a contiuuoms flow of music and will be in the procession Congress readings At five oclock the high will be adjourned for the day and all school dramatic club put on a farce government departments will close followed by a musical concert school dramatic club put on a farce followed by a musical concert Between four and five hundred people were fed nutl they went home full of good cheer and hot food with expressions of gratitude oozing from every pore The entire affair is a profound mystery to the country people They Fncclil to Tie Glcrte cannot figure it oul but the solution I 01don Ja i 18 JH was dctaile1 Provisioned Polish Council in Outline of Plans It Offers JUcutou Sentenced Special to The GlobeGazette Park Falls Jan Beaton 1 W W organizer last nigln was sentenced to serve six mouths ii the county jail upon conviction of carrying concealed The court room woa crowded bu the oJEicials backed by 100 specia policemade no effort to ascertain whether there were I W mei present Special to The GlobeGazette London Jan M A Beliaeff has been appointed minister of war in place of General Cbouvaioff who haa been made a member of the council oC the empire according to a Petrograd dispatch to Reuters The proclamation council of Poland says in part The great tasli of people the revival of this aCate anfi its up HVP hi building and future expansion lo e coimtriea have been snatched from Rubsia and wiiich incline to ward After finying nat tiin wiu prejare the way for national repre sentation and a constitutional regime the proclamation states the creation of a large and well disciplined Polish army which will be ready to fight is necessary and to prove to them that their inter est does not stop at the trading ac count Tho Booster club will be ac the help of the farmer A W Schanke Is Vice Pres of Rudd Bank Englands Second Note Is Pleasing er ocers to Peace Leaguers Shmctilcr president H Special to The GlobeGazette liudil Jan 18 A W Scluinko si member of the firm of A M Schanke Co of Mason City was elected as vice president of the Timid Savings bank of which ho is a stockholder sit the annual meeting of the stock holders which has just been held The other officers of the bank are II F Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Jan Brit O Hrahain cashier G Schaffler II A Pomeroy and W J Taylor directors Mr Schrink I ID II 1 11K LUU il tl 4 UllL J t II i ains supplementary note amplifying wcl1 kuown tlus Cltj as his uusi ness interests have brought him to this city often the entente reply to President Wll soils peace note has given much en couragement to American officials who are looking forward to a leaguo of nations to preserve the peace Many officials believe the terms o ho British note may afford tho pres ident the opportunity for a move Io wa rd the establishment of some sort if national sanction the force he fiind treaties and international fOfirials are watching closely for public expressions on the subject OX CHECKS Jfnv Kays rSnnk Could Xni Iay Iaix1ChnrlcM Him r in T K alleged to boon given him for value received by Charles lUi Hills to tiiit LAWS le Will Semi Copies of All County Auditors of County auditors of Corro Gordo Franklin and Hancock counties are advised by Senator A L Kule that copies of all bills introduced in tho Iowa legislature this winter will be sent them as filed to be kept for tho convenience of citizen who may wish to examine County Auditor Frost received a letter to effect from Senator Rule this morning The county also for the bonnfil Greek Government Free Venizelists Special to The Jan compliance with llio Ententes demands the ar rested have been released according to an Athens dispatch to Renters The dispatch nays nuiet prevails in the Greek capital MIXING CO DAT I OX lloughton an Copper Riiuge Consolidated Copper Mining company will absorb the Tri ilouiHain Mining Company a sub sidiary Objections of minority in terests in the TriMountain to the plan were removed when the circuit court today ordered dissolution of the smaller concern Officers and members of the Farm ers Mutual Insurance Association since 188G a factor in the upbuild ingof the county are holding their annual meeting today al the court house They have llslcued to re ports of the biggest years business the association ever did This af ternoon they are selecting officers and directors for the coming year and attending to other in cluding the passage of resolutions etc The Officeis The officers of the association are C R Hamstreet of Clear Lake pres ident J Stevens of Plymouth vice president James E Trcston of Rock well treasurer and Prank Paul of Mason City secretary Mr Paul has been secretary or business manage of the association for many years He reports that at this time the com pany has in force risks of nearly 7 Annual Report In his annual report to the mem bers of the association Secretary Paul congratulated them upon tho ex cellent showing which he isable on behalf of the officers to bring to their attention In five years past the records show the company has made a gain in risks or nearly a half mil lion dollars annually The company Is today one of the largest mutuals in the states and an organization that for thirty years past has given the best of protection at a minimum cost a mutual Policy costing as compared with the an old line policy costs i net saving of in addition to interest Mr Paul points out that everything else has gone up In price and he wishes members to qualify the state uent that everything is higher on iccount of the war or other reasons vith the exception of tho cost of In surance in farmers Mutual Some of the Important items taken rpm the detailed account of the com nnys 1976 business as reported to lay are Usks in force Dec 31 ska written during the 00 Cancelations Presidents of All Railway En tering City Summoned by Utilities Board COAL SITUATION UNDER INQUIRY Railheads to Be Asked Rea sons for Shortage and to Offer Relief Measures MINNESOTA TO HOXOlt K AP STATE Minneapolis Jan athletic authorities at the University of Minnesota have voted funds to erect a bronze memorial tablet to the late William U McAlmon coach at Grinnel college the last two seasons and for two years allconference half back while In the university Tho memorial will be placed in the mens gymnasium as a token of Min nesotas gratitude to a loyal son and sterling athlete It will pay a last ing tribute to the memory of the man and is one of but a very fcw of such tablets fame in the iophcr of Conflicting Tales About Villa Leave Washington in Dark rain during the ID 16 Total risks in force Doc 91 C G 00 ost per during the year 1916 201 Average cost per the past five years UeceijiLs During Vent Jash on hand Bee PJ 1015 leceivetl from 1915 sessments ieeeived on inifi assess ments Received from money de posited in banks and Interest Received from other sources Received from borrowed as 3 Special to The GlobeGazette Chicago Jan ot w i j atlLVll Lfl 1 all railroads centering in Chicago wore state summoned to public utilities meet with the commission to day in connection with investigation into the coal situation Hail heads will be asked the causes for the short age and offer advice and methods for relief Bank Robbers and Posse in Deadly Battle in Oklahoma Okemah Jan dep uty sheriff and ono alleged hank rob ber were killed and a second robber wounded and captured today in a fight itatween an Olcfuskee county posse amia baud OL Tlie men are believed to be two of those who held up the state hank of Hanall Friday lust Since then thoy iiave pursued and encaged in several clashes with Hie posse men German Raider Is Giving Steamship Owners Fidgets Special to the GlobeGazette London Jan 18 Lloyds an nounce the IJritish steamers Aucliencrng and Oinrfield and the sailingship Kiipiiiiey ami lie Danish steamer Omsk have beou sunk A steamer lias arrived in port with eightyfour members of tho crews of the Aucbenciiig Omsk and Kinpur ney The steamer was forced to fol low a German submarine lor three days Four me in hers of the crew of the Auchencrag were lost Special to The GlobeGazette Xew York Jan IS With the pos sibility that the German sea raider which sank and captured from fifteen to a score of allied ships is Continues Efforts No Public Hearing Held Re garding Violation of Con fidence Today NOT MORE TESTIMONY UNTIL LAWYER PICKED more Irequented lanes of steamship travel steamshop owners and marine underwriters are in a state of nervous tension today of ships and cargoes tiviis Fifteen llrltisli cruisers are report ed to be searching the southern soas for the raider which according to one report may be the auxiliary cruis er Vineta according to another the cruiaor Jloawe the same rover which played havoc with allied shipping al year ago Possibly the raider may I have armed and manned one or more of her prizes ami dispatched them on raiding missions is another source of anxiety Definite HOWS of the gt Theodore and Yarrowdalc re ported to have on board some crews of other captured vessels is still I no it Inu Contingent fund Total receipts from all I 7 Orders Issued in Losses paid Adjusting losses Printing and Post tel light President secretary and treasurers salary Meetings of directors and committees Ofifce rent Agents fens Want to Acquire the Memorial University for Public Schools Petitions are nelnp circulated to lay on the South si do asking the school hoard to endeavor to purchase the Memorial university and the 0 lores of campus adjacent thereto for public school purposes If It can be nilchased for a reasonable price The demand for an addition to thn laclcson school building which will become a necessity in another year uid which will cost somewhere ahoiil rorty thousand dollars has od the to studying a plan o secure a buildin already built am a plot for a playground that would bo the envy of every other ity in the state Tho South Side people feel tlinl llio Jackson school at lxsf is in a very poor location and want the school board to Investigate the feasibilty of purchasing tho Memor ial building before considering the addition which otherwise be built If the campus and building could be purchased at a reasonable cost the question nf the athletic field playground and park for all hp schools of the city would be solved for all time nnd the big and sightly structure could be used for school j wit purposes without elfeting further trouijlu buildings In that part of tho city for a long time Archbishop Keitno was in the city week and while ho has not given up his idea of some lime establishing Thirteen and Half Billions Produced Upon Farms in 1916 Special to The ClobdCiazeUc Washington Ian arm products attained gross value of in IflUi making that year the greatest in point of liie of any in Hie nations existence Iho estimate of tho years gross value of farm crops and animal pro Iiicts announced tolay by the depart nont of agriculturt exceeds by S2 the total of the irevious record and iy more hree and a half billion dollars th nine l Si I I to Agree Upon Counsel Authorized Washington Jan IS Cntruie ot Postmaster General s hcitor Uciiernl Davis into confor l rfn Ule mom IJOKS ol the rules committee discuss ing the future conduct ot tho into the leak on President Wilsons noace note and selection of counsel u stir al Iost master CJoneral Hurleson who recently convoys to thfe 10 personal messages and of Wilson regarding Hon appeared unexpectedly at the committee rooms lie was immndiat taken into conference Shurtlv afterwards Solicitor Davis arrived and hurried into the Special to The Washington Rule alleged leak lui on Wilsons Ifcisise poaco iitiurmgs today bill the men ef note field no public hearings lin i j 1 special ooun liouso to di Hiila Special lo The Cilobefazolt Washington Ian the Ad amson test law case before tho su preme court counsel for the railroads today filed a miuplenienttil briil re plying to thai or thu departmcni justice Hiiggistiug practical methods for giving effect to the law Huint Eniin Ilorilrr lo the C rocne fan from Ml lie sjtonl i y 1 visiKiiK i S Mml forts lo agree upon tilt sel authorised by tho red the inquiry Ponding their selection taking of further testimony will ho eld n abeyance Secretary Lansing today d slalcemnt denying lle sod snvoral in Vork ul h IJernard and dclnroil he rtil nol know ILelnlior had bren out of Washington only tho election SeventyThree Lake Sailors Drowned ami Four teen Ships Lost Detroit Jan IS lives and fourteen vessels were lost on lie Great during the I season according to the annual port of the Lake Csirrlers undo public at I ho annual of tin oryanixation today This heavy casiuilly record is tbi Hl serious siiioe Hi when a No vember storm ciaiinod the greatest toll of lives and ships in history of inland navigation Although busi ness iiioieiLsed more than fifteen mll lion tons over I hf previous your ami coutructs Incrtusod 10 a toil the boats niiido very little nuiiiey tho The iucrcnue in operul is Liven In report says 1 school bore IIP intimated if i if tho property was desired t MVnUtTH use for all the people lliat Borrowed money ai terest paid Deposited in banks Sundries a proposition to that effect might hoi considered While no definite figure has boon named by the petitioners I if this property could bo secured at i a reasonable figure it would bo a i fine stroke of business ncuincn foi the city In future yeirs TO in Total order issued Tho item sundries is as follows Refund assessments nation al and slate conventions in Tho checks were drawn on tho Cartervillo bank and payment of them was refused whon they were reasons for No rtolallft are given as to refusal o payment subscribes to the house and sonnta journals which contain in pamphlet form eaoh days complete business so any one interested In pending legisla tion eitn by going to the court house ascertain Us status Washington Inn IS and contradictory reports con cerning Villas operations in Mexico have bewildered the administration officials and it is believed have ro llod in delay In ordering the with drawal of General Jorshings com mand One report received al the state depart incnl today said forces had dispersed Villa hands in the Tiirral district nnd another said Villa had begun an attack on Chi City Roth reports were from stale depart men t agciila siirance commissioner off ico which Special to Tho Jan 1 a let ter o tio Oornmorclnt Cluij of Miius ton Congressman Inhn Ksoh snys tho postal donarlmeiU through Postmaster Cieneral TJiirleson has d ffirrptl proposed in this dis trict of the railway mnil s supplies delegate to stale con ventions Commit toes Xamcd ComniHtrp on WIK ap pointed at first ordiMof bnshiPMs af ter tho report of II o secretary This committee was composed of W II Kimbalt T K Krlsli and M J Mull litfnn A rommltlen on resolutions com posed of C R Ilamstroot 1 I Slov ens and H O Chase was appointed CJood AHciidniicc The crowd nttnndinqr tho would deprive IJOO rlorks of their posllinns ThoriiiiRh investlRalionK will bo before sniy arcndnnl Ol announced tthirh the place of mooting was inins brvaiiii room in use for iniinine inntions The association okvl ll follow IIIK directors 1 Hath township Jr Mi Voriion ChriMl CrantA was filled to capacityat the supor1 Tiotjens K M visors room at tho court house to ONLY TWO MORE DAYS OF THE BARGAIN WEEK For many years the publishers of the GlobeGa zette have set aside one week in January as a time for special pay in advance subscriptions The induce ment was a marked discount on both mail and carrier subscriptions The advantages were mutual and it is with great reluctance we announce a slight advance in the bargain week prices Every effort was made to figure a way of avoiding an advance but it is of neces sity we announce one The print paper alone for 1917 will cost the pub lishers more than double the 1916 price and every item in cost of production has advanced The reduction from the regular price which it may be necessary to increase within the year of such consequence that consideration should be given The Daily GlobeGazette for one year in advance BY MAIL BY CARRIER r ;