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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 25, 1917, Mason City, Iowa VOL XXIV MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 25 1917 NO 61 1URMOL1BHEN Former Minister of justice At tacked by Two Men During Speech MSKADO DISSOLVES THE LOWER HOUSE Riotous Times at Meeting Called to Demand Resig nation of Premier Special to Tho GlobeGazette Tokio Jau emperor has dissolved the house ot rep resentatives Tokio Jan Yukio Oz akl former minister justice and leader of the constitutional party was addressing a mass meeting call ed to demand the resignation the cabinet two men armed with short swords sprang to the platform and tried to stab him They were over powered and arrested Two other men then tried to assault Ozaki were badly beaten by the audience The political crisis chiefly at tributedto the appointment of Field Marshal Count Terauclu as premier developed at the opening of the diet Tuesday The appointment was a surprise and was criticised unfavor ably by the Japanese leaders who contended the premier did not com mand the public support und the newspapers predicted the dissolution of the house and a new election Compose Differences Berlin via Jan The long discussed composition of differences between Austria and Hun gary lias been so nearly agreed upon the early in February according to a Vienna dispatch to the Tageblatt Tha dispatch says as soon as this settlement is made negotiations for a commercial treaty between Austria Hungary and Germany will be immed iately taken Brotherhood Heads Place Compromise Plan with Wilson Washington Jan 25 Brother hood leaders today laid before Presi dent Wilson their proposals foia compromise on his railway legislation program and he began considering them The leaders propose instead of a law to prevent strikes or lockout pending Investigation that provision be made for investigation by a mixed of employes and employers Wealth Manchester Jan conscription of accumulated wealth to lighten the financial bur dens of tlie war is demanded in a resolution adopted unanimously at tha annual meeting of the labor party Tho resolution calls for taxation of not less 15 shillings on the pound ot unearned incomes direct taxation of land and nationalization of the banking system The confer erce defeated a motion proposing an international coi gress of socialists to heheld simultaneously with the peace conference soma delegates declaring It Impossible for the ententes social ists to meet the Germans this way Reject Peace Plan Jan 25 The labor conference this afternoon re jected by a vote of over 8 to 1 a resolution favoring an immediate of fer of peace proposals Special to Tho GlobeGazette London Jan natives wore killed and two hundred others Injured in an earthquake on the is land of Bali in the Malay archipelago according to an Amsterdam dispatch to the Central News More than 1 thousand houses and factories and native temples were de stroyed The governors palace was seriously damaged Ball Is one or the Dutch possessions In Asia forming the territory of tiie Dutch East India The island Is 75 miles in length and 40 miles wide and lias an estimated population ot Ten Million Aid for Improved Roads Passed Out Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Jan appor tionment of to aid the states In construction of rural post roads the secoad annual distribution in accordance with the federal aid road law was announced today by Secretary Houston of the department of agriculture Apportionments include Minnesota North Dakota Wisconsin Michigan Iowa A few hours after he arrived here from Chicago where he claims to have boon working breaking horses for the British government buyers Johnny Johns who escaped from the Iowa Industrial School for Boys ut Eidora last August was arrested jres terday by Chief of Police Max Gor man Johna was sent to Eidora two years ago last summer for stealing the Ford roadster of James Eby and driving it to Manly He was caught after a sharp chase by Capt Frank Campbell and other officers Johns now claims that he is 21 years of age and cannot legally be held at Eidora but the records of his case show that he will not be of age for nearly a year He claimed to be under eighteen at tho time he was sent to Eidora for had he been older ho would have had to go to the Ana mosa reformatory It is believed that the authorities will compel him to abide by his age as established la the previous adjudicatlor of his case Ho also claims to have been mar ried at Chicago last fall and that this wbul automatically make him of age without regard to his age so far as all right of an adult except voting So Chief Gorman reported Johns ar rest to the Eidora authorities yester day afternoon and they answered that they still wanted him regard leas of his age claims and were send ing a guard to bring himback A guard from Eidora arrived here last night and took Johns back with him this afternoon The school au thorities paid no attention to his claim of marriage for to begin with it was not substantiated and prob ably would not prevent his finishing his sentenceany way No 13 Is Lucky If You Have Plenty of Them on Hand Here ia a case where the number thirteen proves to be a winner rath er than a jinx in one case and a jinx rather than a winner in another Yesterday G I Prettyman repre sentative of the A M Schanke went to Apllngton Iowa to bid on the sale of a bond issue for the erection of a new school build Ing Several other bond dealing firms in tho middle west were repre sented at this meeting and the lo cal dealer found a close competitor in the vepressntative of Harrison Trust and Savings of but he beat him with the number thirteen The latter had flirted quite fively with this alleged un lucky figure but did not carry his flirtations far enough Well to make a long story short Mr Harrison Trust and Savings Co of Cored in a sealed bid for the bonds and Mr Prettymana hid was which purchased th bonds In other words when one deals in ISs play 13s to the limit Should Continue to Govern Islands as Danes Ruled Them Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Jan present form of government in the Danish West Indies should he continued as nearly as possible when the United States takes charge in the opinion of Secretary Lansing and Senator Stone Lhairniiin of the senate for eign relations committee who dis cussed the subject in conference to day The island government will be di rected by either an army or navy of ficer as deemed best by the presi dent The present form of govern ment Is simple and centers largely about a general council chosen on limited suffrage on co SALKS ACJKNTS MICKT Thirty agents of the Mason City district of Me Standard Oil company met with the manager and assistant manager of this territory in the Chamber of Commerce rooms today to discuss sales plans for the com ing year W E Harmon manager of this district R IT Cox assist ant manager and E E Hlchardson ail of Dubiique were pres ent and took charge of the meeting An Informal banrjufit will probably be held at the cafe in the Cecil hotel tonight NEW WESTERN ELECTRIC TELEPHONE BUILDING The accompanying picture is a photograph of the new Mason City office and exchange building of the biiiPirst street 3 which Is to occupied by the company at midnight Saturday If the new switchboard passes a satisfactory test This new threestorybrick structure is mod ern In its general plan of architecture interior and exterior and is one ot the several fine buildings which has made 1916 a record year for building improvements in Mason City Th first floor of tills structure is to be occupied by the commercial of fices of the company which are now housed in the building just across State street from the general offices No one at the Commercial club banquet at Clear Lako last evening suspected that Game and Pish War den Hinshaw had curtailed his ad dress or even stopped it abruptly but such was tho case As he was talking about the proposed fish li cense and had given his views on the matter he said If there is any one here or in the state who can propose a better scheme for parks on the lakes that will produce the necessary revenue or appropriation we cer tainly would get back of and sat down with a round of hearty ap plause following Hut as he said it and was about to say more a sharp pain swept ovor his head and he was in total darkness lie found his chair and remained in a dazed state for a few seconds when the pain pass ed and ho broke into a perspiration and his vision was regained The sen sation was akin to apoplexy tut the warden attributes it to a disturb ance of his stomach and lack of cir culation After a good nights rent in this city he left tor Des Moines in his usual good condition The second floor will containlho ter minal rooms the wire chiefs office and the operators rest room and tbx third floor ivillj contain the switchboard and a small emergency hospital room The general offices will remain on the second floor ot the I 0 O F building The new switchboard installed at a cost of over Is one of tho largest phono units made by any com pany It is divided into two sections a toll board and the local switch board If the test of the new board to be made soon is satisfactory the cut over at midnight Saturday will oc cur By means of the half taps rS SKXn SIXONI IOWA TO WASHINGTON Prospects are that the Sec ond Iowa Infantry will still be under arms giving the United States and Iowa ungrudged service when March 4 and the inauguration of President Wilson rolls around They will be the veteran regiment of the United States and Iowas National Guard Wouldnt it bo a fitting recognition of their service If the regiment could be sent at state or national expense to lake part in lie inaugural pa rade at Washington The Second Iowa has never been sent out of the state to any worlds fair or other cer emonial It is believed this idea will take in Mason City and in other Iowa communities not only those having companies in the regiment but others It would give Washington and tiie east a new idea nbout what a western guard rejrl ment is and show the war de partment the calibre of the troops with wiiiclf so many of its officers find fault which connect tue present overhead wires with the underground cublcs leading to the new offices all phones are now connected with the new ex change When the Lime comes foi the cutover process of connecting with tiie new exchange and discon necting with the present board will take about three minutes The man agement expects this work to be over 1D per cent perfect and does not look for more than twentyfive complaints out of over thirtytwo hundred sub scribers So if all goes well when you call up your number Sunday morning you will be answered by a girl stationed at the new switchboard in the equally new building IE HUME Plans Considered to Merge Tlircc I League With Central Benefit Holli Cummins Does Not Press His Free Speech Resolution Special to The Washington Jan 25 Senator Cummins did not press his resolution today to set aside timo in the senate for special discussion of President Wilsons peace note und the senate got to work oarly on the appropria tion legislation Special to The Dos Moines Jan iil pre sented in the house today by Repre sentative NelT of Pollawattauiio ii passed would result in removal from Hie ballot ot the names ol1 presiden tial electors and would restore thu circle at the head of UK ticket per mitting the voter to cast a straight ballot without marking each name with a crass Many legislators professed to see another attempt on the part of formers to forine about enforcement of the blue laws in a till submit ted to the house by Rep Wigdahl of Palo Alto The bill would Increase the fine for violation of the Sab bath to not more than nor less than The present statute provides for a fine not more than five nor less than one dollar A sim ilar bill lathered by the department of justice and introduced in the sen ate by Taylor was killed in turn mil tee Sufis llciiew Finht A bill tho effect of winch would be to grant suffrage to women in Iowa by constitutional amendment will bo iulrixUiccd in the general as sembly late this week or early It is announced by the slate auffrngo headquarters today In presuming the bill the suffragists point to tho charges of irregularity made against the election of Juno I 1 Attitude of Teuton Press in Editorials Not ly to PJan SOME POINTS ARE OUT OF QUESTION Writers Say President Brought Up Some Things Germans Cant Concede Russians Evacuate Positions on Front Over Six Miles Long Berlin via Wireless lo Bayvillel Tun positions on a six mile front on tho north end of tho RussoGaliciau line have been cap tured by Germans it is officially an nounced The Russians brought up the reserves but were unable to check he Teutons who took more than Chicago Jan a redis trlctlng of the territory of the minor league baseball association is neces sary to the survival of several of the In those associations is the boiler of President Al K Tcarnoy of the ThreoI League and J F Ford mayor of Fort Dodge Iowa president of the Central Association This decision was reached after a prolonged conference at lie Palmer yesterday afternoon during which it was pointed out that the Grand Rapids club of the Central League had last week expressed it self satisfied with tlio present terri tory but Mint the other clubs were not and to bring Hie matter to a fo cus it was decided to have a meeting in Chicago of the Three I clubj owners within the next ten days As the Central Baseball League will stand pat on its circuit for the coming season tiie re was no redis trictjng yesterday President K Dickeraon of the Central League wir e dfrom his borne in Grand Rapids that his club owners had de cided not lo make any changes In the circuit year tut would be ready to talk business next season at which the suffrage amendment was defeated by tho temperance forces Senator Addition M Parker of Polk county will introduce the bill in the senate Its sponsor in the House is not yet decided on The bill as framed would amend the state constitution by striking out the word male from the section relating to the of a voter The pas sage of the bill at this session and next session would permit submis sion of the amendment to the people at a special election in Or Uiu general elections of To MulctTwine A bill providing for manufactur ol finding at cither Ft JIadi son or Auamosa was Introduced in the senate today by Squalor linger of Howard A companion bill wan Introduced in the house by RepXi chola of Winneshiek The measure would provide Cur the appropriation of for erection ot buildings and purchase of machinery and fur ther appropriation of to provide capital nucl for the purchase of raw material The loca tion of I wine plant is left in the hands of the board control Jlan Memorial A resolution introdiiiceil in the senate today by Kimball of Pottawal lamie provides Cor appointment by the governor of a commission of fif teen to take charge of he erection of fi memorial to Gen irenvllle M Dodge at Council Bluffs The resolu tion carried no appropriation anil was adopted 17 to I An amfndmnnt to erect a memorial on tho capilol grounds was defeated It is planned lo appoint prominent railroad men and high army officers on the com mission To License ISnrbers Licenses for harbors and supervi sion of all sliojis by a state board of three examiners is provided for in a bill Introduced in the senate today by Gen Thompson of Des Moines Special to The te lierlin via Ian first impression of fluWilson speech before the senate us rcfleckd in news paper editorials Is an unfriendly one although the president is rcgardod as having brought up oorJaiii points which the coutni powers find it im possible to concede The night edition of the Lokal An xcigor and National the for mer which has repeatedly shown Uiu most friendly attitude toward every thing American see in the entire Wil son move an impractical idealism and tho president as an intimated The speech is called a philosophi callhoological work composed beautiful words which aru immedi ately dispelled in a fog when an ef fort in made lo discover a practical mean in them Other papers wonder a I President Wilsons statement that neither pr ly of lielltsereiitswants to destroy Ihe other They point to tho former PMlentc communications in which they say the entente plainly shows it aims at of Austria and Turkey nnd letictiinon or cor parts of Germany TO GET NOT Spscial to Tiie GlobeGnxctte 00 prisoners guns thirteen machine SI ill Fihtinff Velrognirt via Jan 25 Desperate fighting is still In pro gress in tho Riga region on tho Etus suan front the war office announced A further German attack In the Tlr Mew York Jan 2 the Stock Exchange Members of today received copies of the resolution adopted by tlieir governing committee mjueHlinK them to prepare records of Iheir transactions for uso at the congres sional leak investigation The brokers were reluctant to ex press opinions as to how far this In formation would comply with the de sires of Din Investigators In Walli Street it admitted some broker STAHT SOON Special to The GlobeGawlte San Antonio fan bri gade headquarters and the Third In fantry leaves IlrowiiKiillc February 1 and 5 it was announced todivy Special to Tho Newport Tan unidentified submarine heavily ladcn is lyinK off shorn between Poinl Judith and lieav ev Tail where she arrived at 2 p m would bo rocelvod from brokers lo enable the committee lo resume work hero Monday might refuse to comply with the comi ul marsh district was and in a counter attack they wove dlaj mittnes request despite its moiliflca lodged near tho easterly outskirts wag hoped that sufficient data the marsh nnd driven back Sptfial to Tho GlobcGazell New York Ian 25 Stock ex change brokers who havo boon re quested by Ihp bouse rules committee investigating the alleged leak on Ihe presidents pence note to pro duce their records of transactions of their customers are promptly respond ing Counsel announced to day siioi co is Artiilos of incorporation if the Stevens Shoe company a lion of an old established firm in this city wore filed with the comity recorder today Tho company is or ganized with a capital slock of 000 iml the officers until the first regular meeting of stockholders next January will be 1 II Stevena presi dent J V Stevens vice president T 1U Stevens secretary and Chas 10 Cook treasurer These officers also onatltute the board of dirors a young man of military age lo escape across die border of and away from ils strict military rule during war lime could hardly bo classed among light occupations but ban been done by i young Russiair Leou Dvorsay who has juat arrived in this city for an extended visit with his brother Max Dvorsay manager of the Sherman Sample Store on Houlli lVleral Since his escape across Hie border about eleven weeks ago the Rus sian has met with many and varied experiences and lias suffered many harrlships almost equal lo that of war itself For days al a time ho traveled on foot I was to degrees lielow zero until he was assured of bis snfety but after reaching China lie was able to trav el by transportation conveniences such bey were Dvorsay who is 21 years old wui released from the army about two years ago and when it came timo for Ills rcciiliKlment be entered a complaint dial lie was not physically strong but It proved to be of iu use Before time cnnio for his physical examination be picked up his few belongings anil the equivalent ofa thousand dollars in American money and began Ills dash across the bor der Now Ills money is nearly gone but lie feels that his freedom is assured After making his ivav through China be sailed for America and landed safely in Sun Francisco a lifde over a week ago He speaks but little English and most of his ex periencesthat lie has related were interpreted by bis brother Ills visit wilh Uncle Sam will probably bf ex tended for Ihe rest of bin IK in no hurry to return to hisunlive land or KI Word has received in the city of Hie death of Kdward Cady fonnrr ly of thin place bin now of South 1asailena who passed ItiiK morning at his home The cause of his death lias not as yet been learned hero Kilwnri uily die son o1 Mr and Mrs W Cady and was born in Dodge county Wis He married Kditb Stock Two children wore born or this happy union Kvith II ami Meroltl jiRod 7 He leaves lo mourn his loss a wife two children four brothers and throe ti3 who anKrnest M Cady of Coun cil Bluffs Mrs Charles Barrett of Mason City Mrri K J Kibble of Waterloo Mrs K McHwen of Hockwcll Frank B Carly ol Rockwell Colby Cady of Mason City and Arthur Colby of Oklahoma Mr Cady win formerly a resident of Mason City where ho bold a posi tion of agont for Hip Adams Kxpresis company atid while in California ha has acted as agent for tiltFord com ;