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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 9, 1914, Mason City, Iowa TWICEAWEEK WEEKLY i EVER Y I A Y Hardly a day passes that a G Want Ad doesnot return lost articles to their rightful owner fiBPOKTS BY WTRS EACH DAY OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE WORLD TODAYS NEWS tiOT YESTERDAYS THE WEATHER Generally fair tonight ami Fri somewhat higher temper ature extreme east nortion to nigtit VOL XXI MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 9 WILL JOIN RESERVE BOARD BUT WILL NOT BE CROSS EXAMINED MADE CONDITION OF OF PLACE Refuses to be Questioned by the Senates Committee on Bank ing Regarding his Fitness for the Job S WiFE HELD FOH MUBDEB mob No 231 Special to The GlobeGazette Washington July War burg the New York banker has re considered his request that Presi dent Wilson withdraw his nomina tion as a member of the federal re serve board on the condition that he will not consent to appear before the senate banking committee to be cross examined Alter receipt of a telegram from Warburg it is said by officials close to the president that an active fight will be made for his confirmation It is declared that should the bank ing committee fail to report the nomination favorably the president expects the senate as a whole to act Warburgs telegram to the presi dent was not given out but after its receipt officials at the White House said the name would not be with drawn That followed the visit of Senators Thomas and Shafroth of Colorado to the White House They are understood to have told the president that only a few democrats would oppose Warburgs confirma tion The situation as to the nom ination ot Thomas L Jones of Chi cago remained unchanged and it was said at the White House that the to press for his confirmation letter from a Chicago delegation of business men received by Presi dent Wilson endorsing the Wilson statement in support of Warburg Jones was made public at the White house No more hopeful helpful and finer words have ever cotne from the White house and we believe that they will meet with the na tions hearty said the let ter FORD OPTI5HSTIO Special to The GlobeGazette Washington July 9 Optimistic views of business conditions were presented to President Wilson by Henry Ford the Detroit manufac turer today Ford told the presi dent he saw no evidnece of any sort of business depression phychologi oal or otherwise and said in his opinion business is getting better all the time BUSSE is DEAD Special to The GlobeGazette Chicago July ABusse mayor postmaster state sen ator and widely known republican politician died today at his residence after an illness of many weeks Probability That Other Forgeries Upon the Account of H B Mason of Clear Lake Will Appear Four checks were stolen from the check book of the Clear Lake Auto at the time the one to which the name of H B Mason was rforged which was cashed by Tod Ransom was taken This is the discovery made by Mr Mason It is thought likely the other checks will be cash ed somewhere and may give a clue to the direction taken by the forger The person who stole the check properly endorsed at the Cerro Gordo hotel la believed to have been a discharged employee He left itis a Dakota point The Cerro Gordo is under the protection of one of the large de tectlve agencies and it IB thought probable the operatives of the agency will land the fellow in jail ants BmviN IN CONNECTION WITH FIIEE PORT CRIME ARREST OF THE WOMAN FCUOWS THE INQUES Taken Into at Horn 1 Where Slaying Occurred at Closi of the Testimony Special to The GlobeGazette Freeport N July Ed win Carman was arrested this after nooa In connection with the murde of Mrs Louise Bailey Mrs Carman was taken into eus tody at her home where Mrs Bailey a patient of her husband was mys teripusly shot on the night of Juu 30 A charge of murder was lodg ed against her The inquest into the death of Mrs Louise Bailey mysteriously murder ed on the night of Tuesday June 30 in the office of Dr Edwin Carman a practicing physician of this village was closed shortly before noon to After her husband left Mrs Car man broke down In her cell and he condition became so acute that tlu prison authorities called in the staf physician She wiaa taken to th wardens office where she beoami quieter after sedatives had been giv en her she refused however to eo to bed George Levy attorney for Mrs Carman said he had discovered two new witnesses whose testimony he considered extremely vafuable He also said he had information tha two of witnesses whose testimonj had been instrumental in causing arrest had been rar from the Car man house at the time of the murder Case May Special to The GlobeGazette Mineioa Long Island July is not at all certain that there will be enough evidence for the grand jury indictment against Mrs Flor ence Carman charged with the mur der of Mrs Louise Bailey and yes terday committed to the county jail on thai This opinion was expressed by Dis trict Attorney Weeks today Mrs Carmans case is expected to come before the grand jury late this af ternoon but according toWeeks there is llttleMiklihood of an indict ment Thenumber of witnesses to be examine would preclude this pos sibility today It is not unlikely said an assistant district attorney that when Mrs Carman appears be fore Coroner will then be acting in the capacity of a justice of the peace she will be Dr Carman who came to Mlneola for the entire day found his wife in better spirits when he visited her in the jail she seemed to have recov ered her composure and to be less nervous Special to The GlobaGazette New York July commission organized by the Southern Commer cial congress to study urban condi tions and achievements In various countries of Europe sailed from this city today for England The com mission is headed by Senator Fletch er of Florida and includes the may ors of a number of cities officials of civic and commercial organizations and reperesentatives appointed by various state governors The commission will first attend the International Congress of Muni cipal Executives and Civic Leaders which opens in London July 20 La ter It will participate In the interna tional urban exposition at Lyons and then make an extensive tour of investigation in France Germany Switzerland Italy AustriaHungary Belgium and Holland AT THE STAR This beiiig feature day at the Star the management has put in an extra big a Rarno feature maat In four thrilling parts en titled Thou Shalt A story of tuf great northwest abounding in beautiful scenpry and handsomely tipted This feature will be at the No advance in price one week frpm to in four reels entitled Actual Life Su Joliet SEND REVENUE CUTTER TO RESCUE SHIPWRECKED MEN Special to The GlobeGazette Seattle July revenue cut ter Bear with Captain Robert T Bartlett late of Steffanson explor ing ship will sail from Nome according to advices received here probably within a week for Wrangle Island off the coast of Alaska to take off eighteenwhite men and four Eskimos one of them a women who have been on the Is land since March 10 when they ar rived from the scene of the wreck of the Karluk Captain Bartlett said that the re port that eight members of the ex pedition were lost Is The Karluk was crushed by Ice January 10 north of Herald Island The men took all the provisions off the ship and placed therii on the ice and also everything else of value on the boat which sank the nextday Herald Island was la sight to the and two parties set out for the island but were unable to land so the whole party then made Its way to Wrangle Island y CARMAN 51fnd Yl Patient a Mrs Other Counties Are Turning Down Many Quarantine Bills and Await ing Ruling of Courts esn o tai1 My Polk county are questioning many of the board of health bills or quarantine expense etc as the ocal supervisors was ointed out yesterday at a conference etween the Mason City council and he supervisors Arrangement has been made lowever whereby the bills that are clearly legitimate charges he county are to be promptly paid The supervisors intend to hold up he measles etc however until courts have ruled on the Ha iility of the county in similar cases n other bailiwicks Railways Arcliitect Engineers and Superintendent Picking Out Exact Site for New Structure Several high officials of the Great Western railroad are in town today picking out tfce site for the new de lot The party consisting of C G elo chief engineer of the Great Vestern of Chicago W L Derr uperlntendent of this division of Marion 0 Gross engineer of malntainence of left the Cerro Gordo afternoon and went down to the yards to pick he site They were accompanied by L Hawk of Chicago the architect vho designated the new station and who is here to help pick the site and B L Stratton the Mason City con ractor to whom the contract has ieen let Chief Engineer Delo stated The Great Western is going to give Mason City a very modern ot in every respect It is to be built f Hansen brick and stucco with a green tile roof The liors are to be allof maroie The approximate cost fthe building will be some where Between twentyfive and thirty housand Thereis no special style f architecture only the regular American depot style with all the modern conveniences and large nough to meet all needs It Is going o be a depot that Maaon City can veil be proud Work will commence on the depot ery soon In Tears Engineer Mectler Tells Cor oners Jury of Accident at Rock Falls Sunday Express Horse Runs Away One of the American Express orses which Charles Peterson was riving ran away yesterday after oon near the Milwaukee depot eterson was thrown out and was retty badly bruised up but he is round today The horse ran unti ran into a post and was brought o a standstill One ofthe ribs on ho wagon was broken andthe top orn The horse was not injured It as at first reported that Peterson as knocked unconscious but he nly sustained painful bruises What ic horse allied at fa not known Bnena came to their cifeatii en tirely by accident and attaching blrtmo to no one was the verdict readied by the coroners jury Inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the accident last Sun day afternoon on a Rock Island crossing at Rock Falls when an auto carry John Bleim and his family was struck by a south bound passenger train causing the death of Mrs Bleim and Miss Buena who were buried yesterday was held today Coroner W E Long Deputy Sher iff Fred Marsh and the members of he jury which was organized short ly after the accident and taken to he scene proceeded to Rock Falls this morning to conduct the in quest Lesjal counsel is present rep resenting both the Bleims and the railway The interests of the rail way are being looked after by J E Markley of the firm of Blythe Yfarkley Rule smith Did Not See Auto With tears running down his face Ingineer Mectler testified that he did not see the auto which his train struck Sunday afternoon until an nstant before the crash A coroners inquest was held at 0 oclock this morning In Wilkin sons coal and lumber office and asted for an hour and a half The train that struck the party was In charge of Conductor Washburn Brakeman Bort Engineer Mectler and Fireman C all of Cedar kapids The railroad men all stated that the train whittled at the mile board and at the station board WiJi Calvert was the wit ness to the tragedy He could tell little of what happened He said that there was a crash and then it was all over He noticed nothing be fore the crash exceptthafttie auto was coming along the road Fred Morris about fifty feet ahead of the auto with a horse and buggy go Ing to church heard a crash but did not know what had happened until after the services were over and he was toldby others The engineer said he reached for the air as soon as he saw the auto which was1 aa the crash came The trainmen asserted the train was coasting down grade at between 40 and 45 miles and hour and the engineer stopped the train with the sleeper on the crossing Ten witnesses were examined and all stated thatthey could give no details of what occurred All heard the crash but no one saw the acci dent John Bleim the driver of the auto said that he did not see the train until it was upon him The coroners jury was composed of James Finley A Pedelty and F C Meyers They returned to Mason City before reaching a verdict Word Prom Hnmmitt The school board has received word from Principal F M Hammitt that he is now in Bryant Ind at the farm of his wifes parents where they will remain for the coming month Mrs Hammitt has been in very poor health and they are stay ing there until she recuperates They will come to Mason City to make their permanent home here about the first ol August NO PROSPECT IS SEEN OF GREAT REDUCTION IN WHEAT WORLDS CROP WILL BE ONLY AVERAGE OiNT in ftlany Sec tions Will Cause Much Whea to Be Fed to Live Stock This Winter Special to The GlobeGazette Washington July a wheat crop estimated this year a bushels the largest on record no hope is held out by the of agriculture for great ly reduced prices Such a large crop would augur very low prices accord Ing to the statement were it not that the world crops of wheat and com peting grains do not promise more than the average of recent years Be sides more than the usual diversion of wheat from its use as food to its use for live stock may be expected because of the present relative shor supply of corn in the sections where there Is promise of abundant wheat With corn selling in Kansas fo about 1 cents more per bushel than wheat it is not surprising officials say that much wheat should be con sumed as feed by animals The Kan sas corn crop last year was only bushels compared with the uaual production of bushels Cutting Oats Hero Special to The GlobeGazetto Sheffield July harvest B commenced Tuesday planted early Late oats are turn ing and will soon be ready to cut The farmers are in the midst of hay ng and it is a fair crop Oats look ine but have been struck with a Ittle red rust which may cause a Ittle injury but not to any great ex ent Corn was never any farther along for the time of year than at he present The fields are looking ine and if nothing happens it from now until ripening time there will e an abundant crop Jackets Take Off Party of Americans and Porto Rieans Un der Fire of Dominicans to The GlobeGazette Washington July forty wo Americans and Porto Ricans efugees in the besieged city of uerto Plata were taken out safely nd landed on the revenue cutter Algonquin on June 20 under a leavy fire from the Dominican Fed ral troops and Leglistas is related in etail in reports received at revenue utter headquarters today When he Algonquin reached Puerto Plata une 25 a Dominican gun boat was lockading Puerto Plata held by and the troops of Presi ent Boras were besieging the city he revenue cutter officers confer ed with the commanding officer of 10 South Carolina anchored outside he reef and he agreed to take the efugees from their pier and land an dthem on the Algonquin There vas a sharp exchange of fire tie ween Legalistas and Bordas troops nd bullets struck the water all bout the rescue vessel No one oh le boat was struck however Thir een women nineteen children and n men were among the refugees hey were taken to San Juan Porto Y W O A Conference The annual Y W C A confer nce will be held at Lake Geneva Vis from July 14 to 24 Although he ones who will represent the Ma cn City Y W C A have not been hosen yet there will be at least two r tnree go Any one may go who o desires DR ELKOTI3D pecial to The QloboGnzeUo St Paul July 9 Dr David tarr Jordan was elected president f the National Education association oday The report of tue commfhee n resolutions approving womans uffrage and equal pay for teachers egrardless of sex were adopted ithout a fight Oakland was hpsea as years jfcoednjf place MRS HELEN M ANGLF Waldo R Ballou a prominent Re publican politician and business man of Stamford was found in a pool of blood at the foot of the stair way leading to her apartment Bloody footprints led from the dead man to her door No charge has been made against her but she is detained by the police as a material witness pending investigation Interstate Commerce Commission Reports Inquiry Requested by Sen ate Resolution Special to The GlobeGazette Washington July izing the distritution free trans portation by railroads as a menace to the institutions of a the interstate commerce commission reported to the senate results of its investigations under Senator Leas resolution directed against the Nashville and Nashville Chattanooga and St Louis roads The report says that during the ear 1913 the two roads distributed rea passes representing move than eleven million miles of travel valued it to more than thirtyfour thousand individuals in every walk of life The report says Louisville Nash gave passes in the following numbers United States senator 1 Representatives 2 Other federal officers 139 State senators State representatives Other state officials Juiges 83 EE GIVEN HELP Two women both without funds iml one of them with a seven months old baby who had been elud ed by the faithless husband she fol owed here and the other the victim f thieves while traveling toward St Paul from Cincinnati were given aid by the county today Followed Husband The first woman Mrs Ludy Specek called on the police and heriff for help when she found that ler husband whom she had follow d here had collected his pay at the Decker packing house and heat is soon as he learned she was in the ity He had left their home at Iqrrectlonyille about a month ago o visit his mother at Cedar Rapids le went to Cedar Rapids as planned ut failed to return to his home oming His wife In oriieway learned where he had gone nd inquired about him here with he result that he was located at the acking house When she came however instead of taking tops to makethe runaway husband upport her and his child and tak ng an officer and a warrant with er when she went to see him Mrs pecek went to the packing house After talking with his wife he husband ran away again County Auditor Frost furnished er with transportation to the home f her parents aftCorrectionville No ne knows the husband has one Valuables Stolen While the officers were still busy ith Mrs Specekls case Mrs Alice Vyatt of Cincinnati 0 came in vith her tale of woe and sorrow Vhile on her way to St Paul from 3hio at a point far below Mar halltown she left her hand bag ontaining all her money lying in he car seat while she went to get drink When she came back it was one Her ticket carried her no urther than Marshalltown and the uthorlties there bought here a tic et to Mason City County Auditor gave her transportation over he Rock Island to ist PauX as her ale seemed to ring true and her eference seemed good DOCUMENT READY FOR DE LIVERY AND WAS TYPER THIS MORNING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FUTURE A PART OF IT Commission Will Not Use Its Power to Prescribe Punish ment for Those Held to B Responsible Special to The GlobeGazette Quebec July finding oi tne Empress of Ireland wreck com mission has been decided upon by Lord Mersey and his cocommis sioners and was typed today In pre paration for its delivery Saturday The document is upwards of words in length The report not only deals with the evidence regard ing the collision and loss of life but includes a number recommenda tions regarding appliauces to prevent further disasters of similar nature Though the commissioners have tha power they will not take action in punishment of this blamed for the wreck it is understood but will leave that for the Dominion au thorities nt Capital Yesteiv from the Start Collins cement makers lost what must have boen a thrill productive contest to the packers at Austin yes terday The score was 4 to 3 at the end of the tentn inning It was a close game from the start the score being 1 to 0 in Austins favor au late as the sixth inning After that a score making contest started on both sides and it was any ones game un til the Gophers chalked up the win ning run in their half of the tenth Work on Sherman nml Mama Street Finished Last Night lip Street parMneiit Workmen The street department has finlsh sd the laying of storm sewers on Sherman street and Marna street which have been under construction for some time On Sherman street the now sewer extends from Miller to Drummond street and on Marna from Michigan o Superior Both are 12 Inch pipes MRS THOMAS GEDNEY FATTEN WIFE OFrNEW YORK CONGRESS MAN VISITING JERSEY ;