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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 7, 1914, Mason City, Iowa TWICEAWEEX WEEKLY EVERYDAT Hardly a day passes that a Want Adacies not return lost articles to their rightful owner SEPOKTS OF THE IMPOETANT EVENTS OP T3JE TPpRLU TODAYS NOT YESTERDAYS r THB WEATHER Unsettled tonight and Tues day probably local showers somewhat cooler tonight VOL XXI No 228 50HN7 BIEIMS AUTO STALLED IN FRONT OF ONRUSHIiNG PASSENGER TRAIN WIFE AND DAUGHTER DIE FROM INJURIES Younger Child at Park Hospital and Expected to Recover Had Started on Pleasure Trip THE DE2U3 Mrs Belle Sumnor Bleim age 45 wife of John T3Ieim well known merchant and former Mason City resident Miss Buena Bleim age 21 daughter of the dead woman died at Junction Hotel where they were taking after the ac cident THE INJURED Bernice Bleim age 12 another daughter Jaw broken severe and bruises and possibly internal Now at Park Hospital here An auto on the Rock island death just aorth Falls and an onrushing Rock Island passenger train causedthe deaths ryeaterday of Mrs JohnXBleim wife of a well to do and well known iuerchant at Plymouth their twentydue year old daughter Miss Buena and the ser ious injury of another daughter Bernice age Tie accident occurred about Pm Mr Bleim who was driving the oar was able to leap from Itbefore It struck by the south bound after aoon passenger train on the Rock aland main line to a pile of tangled wreckage instead of a new expensive and the other occupants thrown with it many feet from the railway track Followed Another Cor Mr Bleim followed another rig which got over in safety onto the crossing which has long been con sidered dangerous because from the side from which he approached view up the track to the north Is cut off There has been much agitation of late for an underground crossing there When the car got on the cross ing which is reached by a sharply graded approach and Mr Bleim be came cognizant of his danger he had no time to back up the car was stopped Whether this was because he was not accustomed to the car a new Jeffrey which he had owned but a short time or for some other reason will probably never be known He called to his family to jump and did so himself How he was able to get from behind tho steering wheel and out of the ear in time is almost beyondunder but he did and was not so much as none of the others were able to get any where near clear of the car AVell Known Here The Bleim family are well known here Mrs Bleim havingbeen be fore her marriage Miss Belle Sum ner of this daughterof Mr and Mrs Lewis Sumner of Jackson street They were formerly in the mercantile business at Sheffield but of late years have been at Ply mouth They had set out for an af ternoon pleasure drive Since the tragic ending of what nad been started as ah afternoon of carefree happiness Mr Bleim has been almost frantic Miss Buena has many friends here also and has many Intimate friends among the young men and the Taken to Nora Springs tenderly after the lurrying train had been stopped which was as quickly as steam air and engineering skill could do It the broken and mangled bodies of the unconscious trio were picked up by trainmen and passengers placed in the baggage car and taken to Rock Palls station There It was found that no doctor was obtainable either at that town or at Plymouth so a call for medical aid mas sent to Nora Springs and tho Injured taken there on the train that had iurt them Mrs Bleim lived by a few hours after reaching the Junction hotel at Nora Springs whore they were cared for and it had been seen from the first thero was no chance for tho saving of her life Her head and body had been terribly cruelly crushed Youngest Will Recover Miss Buena though in the estima tion of the physicians suffering from injuries that it seemed must cause her death In a very short time lingered for hours and was still liv ing when aftec a consultation of the doctors it was decided to take the younger and less seriously injured girl to the Parkhospital here The most serious injury apparent in the case of little Bernice was a broken jaw though there was of course grave possibility of internal injuries She regained consciousness before being removed to Mason City and was able to aid the doctors in diag nosis by answers to their questions In meantime doctors and nurses had been summoned from Mason City and had arrived Left at Hotel The condition of Miss Buena was such however that the doctors be lieved it would only hasten death to subject her to the jar of a journey over to Mason City and that no chance of saving her by operation even though she did reach the hospi tal alive could be held out So on another cot in the same room with the body of her dead mother she was left to await deaths coming and the younger sister carefully wrapped was gently car ried out and placed in the tonneau of the big automobile of one of her uncles to be rushed to the hospi tal She stood the trip very well K datives Summoned Leonard and Val Bleim brothers the man whose family was thus an instant out were sum f r o not Osix jjel wh er gone i their hbiue at Rpolr Falls to spend1 the day pert of Mason City whose a sister of Mr Bleim was alsosum moned and went at once taking with him a nurse and a surgeons Every one in Nora Springs could by any chance offer their services in any way hastened to the little hotel and eating house at the junction which has during the years it has been running sheltered so many men who have met injury on the railway to do what they might and longstring of automobiles drivers and other occupants of which formed a large crowd not mor bidly curious but of genuinely men and women was parked about the place Both Terribly Crushed Both Mrs Bleim and Miss Buena were terribly crushed with fractur ed skulls in each instance and many other broken bones Miss Buena died about 730 last night The bod ies of the dead mother and daughter rested last night side by side in the morgue of T H Martin under taker there and were sent back to Plymouth for burial this afternoon Mrs Bleims Injuries consisted of a fractured skull compound frac ture of the right hip fracture of the left hip of the left capella com pound fracture of one ankle and simple fracture of the other fracture of the left clevicle and almost all the ribs Miss Buena sustained a terribly fractured skull and her jaw was al most pulverized Shortly before death came the surgeons lifted the skull that was pressing on the brain and she regained consciousness for a very short time but never rallied PRICE OF RfllO Reorganization Committee Special to The GlobeGazette Wichita July Kan reorganization committee represent ing the bond holders of the com pany The bid was made by A M Workwire of New Tork There were no other bldders Application for the receivership of the road which the federal court today or dered sold to the reorganization com mittee ot New York and London capitalists was made before Judge John C Pollock in federal court at Kansas City Kansas March 7 1912 and eleven receivers were appointed to take over the companys affairs in Kansas Oklahoma and Texas Immediately afterward holders of the companys stocks land bonds be gan the work and plans for the re financing and reorganization of the 000 ot Europena BOX OF SHELLS FQUNB IN HOME OF B8 AKE 38 SAME AS KILL ED MRS BALLEY LAST WEEK The house of Dr Carman at Freeport Long Island in whose office Mis William Bailey shown in up per right hand corner of picture was mysteriously slain Dr Carman is shown the lower left hand cor ner The arrow shows direction fromwhich shot was fired vi TlrirtjMSix Plumbers to Answer In dictmente Charging Violation of Sherman AntiTrust Law Special to The GlobeGazette BegJMcinas plutohers from eight central states will appear before Judge Smith Mc lehejcipijtn i cb K ere iii6 niqfrowufp an Tindictment chafgingHhem of the Shertnaniantitruat law to their attorneys all of the accused men will enter pleas of notgullty A similar plea also will be entered by Thomas Hyman sales manager for a supply house in who faces a charge of per jury Hyman Isalleged to have giv en false testimony before the federal grand jury during the investigation into the plumbers operations the indicted men are Thom as Daley and Jonn Garvey of Mason City Garvey went to Das Moines and gave bond several weeks ago Asliley Ferrier Held Ul and Load Searched by Detail of Blue Coats While on Way Into Town Since an Austin drayman calmly drove down Main street with a wagon load of booze in board day light and delivered it to consignees in the Powder street Neighborhood the police have regarded with sus picion all wagons approaching the city that presented appearance In the least peculiar when the famous ferrets heard that a load of hay with a tarlapin was headed toward town they thought it would bear in vestigation So they stopped the driver Ashley Ferrier and probed his rier lives at 901 East State when he is not on his fathers farm north of the city from which he was bringing the hay for teams of his JamesFerrler He had his load covered with can vass Is said the police re moved and neglected to replace He therefore had to unload ihia load to James Ferrlar contemplated today taking the matter up with Commis sioner Miller of the department of safety to learn whether po were expected to search the wagons of peaceful citizens remove coverings from loads and leave them uncovered las Is said to have been done in this case Tripping over a turned up rug in her home Mrs B N Dunbar 925 North Washington was thrown heav ily to the floor about Sun day morning and sustained a bad fracture of one of iegs Two In Jail in Distant City 28 Minutes After Sheriff Here Received Word He Was Suspected of Theft Charged with stealing a suit clothes Irony his former employer GearhotVRobTn a farmer lining six miles Lester Mor gan Eldora Industrial school jail at EldoTa twentySight minutes af ter SheriffEd Fitzgerald here re ceived word of the theft Fitzgerald was told by Robin who missed the suit yesterday morn ing but could not get a call through the Rockwell central until after 8 oclock that young Morgan was a former Bldora inmate leaving there about a year and that he had been seen at Sheffield yesterday morning Sheriff Fitzgerald thought possibly the boy would go back to Bldora to visit the lads at the school so he put in a call for Sher iff Thomas Walch of Hardin county He found that official on the line trying to get him on another matter The officials exchanged Information and a few minutes later Walch called again saying he bad Morgan In jail Sheriff Fitzgerald went to Eldora this afternoon for the prisoner and will return with him this evening City Water Department Makes Good Record During Month of Report Piled Two thousand seven hundred eighty feet of water mains were laid by the City during the month of June according to the report of W A Judd water commissioner Just filed with the city council Two hy drants were set Another big im provement was the putting In service of the pump with 1219 gallons per minute capacity In Well No 9 Maias laid were Columbia Avenue 6 in 1824 Woodlawn avenue 10 756 Stewart Avenue 8 200 2780 During the month the department also prepared South Main street for paving Thus far during the year the department has laid 7760 feef of mains and placed five hydrants Supply of maps of Cerro Gordo county drawn on a scale mile to the inch clear and legible were received today by County Au ditor There are two plates of the map one showing in red the county highway system and the other showing the boundaries of the taxing districts 500 of the latter nnd 200 of the former were pur chased They are for the uae of road and baxing officials who renulra tham in expected Karry Fined and Costs for Alleged Upon Inspector Argument over whether or not A and dairy inspector right to leave his bar standing in front of the on Qity Auto toa pfiysical clash between him and Hairy Ne bsrgali latter was as serted to have beenthe aggressor Stead filed information with Jus tice Kimball charging Nebergiall with assault and battery andlie was fined and costs The trouble arose July 4 Another suit a civil suit is said to be pending in which Mark Leh mann seeks damages for the injury doneto his car when some something on it that ruined the paint while it was standing inthe same place NQljergall and others interested say they to test the right of car owners to leave them standing in front of their place Special to The GlobeGazette Froeport N July un opened box of 38 calibre revolver cartridges said to have bean found In the attack of the Carman house exhibited by Assistant District Attorney Weeks at the resumption of the inquest into the deathof Mrs Louise Bailey who was shot to death fcist Tuesday night while in con sultation with Dr Edwin Carman in his office Weeks pointed out that a 38 calibre bullet killed Mrs Bailey Weeks said Dr Carman told him he did not know liow the car tridges came to be in the Celia Coleman a negro maid em ployed in the Carman house was the lirst witness She said after dinner the night of the shooting Mrs Car man complained of having a head ache and said she was going up stairs The witness saw her leave the dining room and later beard foot steps she believed to be those ofMra Carman stairs The maid ad mitted having talked with George Levy Mrs Carmans attorney the morning after the murder She in sisted that no one else was present at the conference Do you know what perjury means the district attorney The witness answered that she did The district attorney asked several times if she had not told him pre ytously that Mrs Carmon was pres ent at the conference The witness said she did not remember and her liternory was faulty on a number of things The amicVs memory was laulty returding things Levy talked about but she was sure Mrs Carman had never spoken to her about shooting and that the physi cians wife had not asked her about what she had seen the night of the glurder x did you changei aTTout what you told me man had told you andwhen did you Jose your memory and who told you to change your statement asked Smith said the negress The witness admitted she signed a paper for Attorney Levy without having it read to her Special to The GlobeGazette Washington July Vas concelos one of the constitutionalist Junta here leaves tonight for Saltil lo to report to Carranza on media tion the attitude of the United States and resumption of business In Northern Mexico Vas concelos refused discuss his return to Saltillo further than to say that he expected to make a full report to General Carranza on Mexican affairs as viewed in States Rafael Zubaron said no final an swer had come to him relative to participations in proposed confer ence over peace plans with the Hu erta delegates It IB the opinion In constitutionalist circles here that no answer would come until the con ference at Torreon between the ad herents of Villa and Carranza Is con cluded Concessions Made Special to The GlobeGazette July division of North and Villas army has agreedtoacknowledge the au thority of General Carranza as Villa will remain commander of division of Norta as result of conferences held in Tor reon between representatives of Vlllia and Carranza according to news received hera The conference has only begun Its work It Is said but the agreed upon are being first presented for the consid eration of the delegates in an at tempt to deal with the breach be tween the two Constitutionalist chiefs The points agreed upon rep resent concessions by both aides TWO YOUNG PKRSOXS DROWNED NEAR Clinton July Ketelsen and Miss Fay Traver prominent Clinton young people were drowned yesterday In the Mississippi river near herewhen Miss Traver fell from a small launch and young Ket eLson tried to save her Theodore Slowle nearly lost his life trying to the two and was dragged Into the boat by Hattle Steffenson The got NTJGRO B1AID DISPLAYS BAD MEMORY ON STAND District At torn oy Says Her Test mony Does Not Agree With Prior Statements Matfe to Several Injured at Manly When Bowery Floor Goes Down But Thought All Will Recover Special to The GlobeGazette Manly Iowa July 6 Several fourth of July celobrators were somewhat injured but none danger ously It is thought when part of the floor and stairway of a dance hall over a garage hare gave way pre cipitating those in the danger zone several feet One man was rendered unconscious and several others were slightly hurt It was at first thought one or more had been killed but it turned out that this was not the case OF FOUR KILLED iTH HXE Special jto The GlobeGazette July of four killed by an ax at their home German settlement of Blue Is land a suburb last night The vic tims are Jacob Neslesta labor 52 years old his wife and their daugh ter 25 years old and the letters in fant child The crime was discov ered by neighbors today Whether the butchery is the work of a maniac or of a person seeking revenge is not disclosed It was learned that the young mother of the infant has been living away from her husband for some time Efforts to locate him were begun There Is nothing to show his name MAY REVIVE RIVER TRAFFIC Davenport July 6 Believing that the selfpropelled steel barge will revive the freight traffic on the Mississippi the Independent Baking company has ordered ninety tons of sugar to he brought from New Or leans to Davenport in the trial run of the first of the new type vessels which Is to Janve New Orleans on the up river trip July 6 On arrival at Davenport Designer Bernhard of the new typo river freight boat will be banqueted by local freight boat will be banqueted by local rivermen It IH expected that the cargo will reach here tho latter part of July Another of the Bernhard boats is to leave Chicago with a cargo of lumber for Iowa river cities OGIATESOF NINE CONNECTED WITH THE SLAIN HAVE HEARING TODAY DEMONSTRATION AGAINST ROCKEFELLER IS CAUSE Excitement Great hut AuthorK ties Decide Alter Conferring With Police to Hold Session Special to The GlobeGazette Tarrytown July associ ates of the three men and one wom an killed in New York Sunday bj the premature explosion of a bomb were arragned in court here on charges growing out of their demon strationsagainst the Rockefeller father and son two who were fendauts in the case Arthur CaroHu an5 Charles Berg died in the sion Special guards surrounded the court room and extra guards patroHt ed and always closely watched tha Rockefeller estate near here There was talk for a time of postponing tha hearing because of the excitement created by the bomb tragedy but the offIcoals after a conference with the New York police decided to proceed with the case Delivers Annual nml Message from Prcsiilent WU to Association Special to Tho GlobeGazette July a culti vated trained teacher of sound mind and body who goes to work at God and man the school the best place in the world for the growth of the child in prac tical righteousness and American ThiD was the declaration oE Jo president of Swarth more college and president of tha National Education Association at the first general session of the asso ciations annual convention here The session was devoted principally to discussion of teachers relation to American citizenship Secretary Durnnd Springer said that registration Indicated a record breaking attendance at the conven tion this week which is expected will be one of the most important In point of actual accomplishments in the history of the association Interest in election of a president to succeed Mr Swain is at a high pitch Campaigns of Dr D B John son of Rockhill S and Dr David Starr Jordan are being carried for ward by friends of the candidates in a lively fashion President Swains address was followed by speeches of welcome by Minnesota state officials and Mayor Powers of St Paul and a response by Z X Snyder of Gree ley Colo A telegram from President Wil son to President Swain expressing his regret that public duties made It impossible for him to attend the meeting was read at the general ses sion President Wilson said in part Thoughtful people all over the country follow the deliberations of the National Education association with genuine interest The pro blems of education ate really prob lems affecting national development and national ideas think that no one long associated Tvith the profes sion of teaching can have failed to catch It or to see how great a power may be exercised through the class room In directing the thinkingand the ambition of tha generations coming on or can have failed to realize that nothing less than a comprehension of the nation al life Is necessary to fit a teacher for the great task of preparation and adaptation to the future that educa tion attempts The Peoples Gas Electric Com pany announces today that checks in payment of rebates are now ready for them regardless of the number of the receipt for bills of claim num ber held Persons who have not made claim for rebates are urged to do so at once ao the company cau get all payments made and the mat terentirely cleaned up ;