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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 12, 1917, Mason City, Iowa Cbc mason gity meekly VOL XXIV 4 OCLOCK EDITION ITS ACCEPTANCE Arizona Vigilantes Still Rounding Up for Shipment Phoenix Ariz July 12 At torney General Whitney stated that he had been advised that two men luul been killed at Bis bee One of these Deputy Sheriff McRaj and he other one of the strikers Details of the killing were lacking but it Is understoodthat they killed each other both opening fire simul taneously Berhe Newspaper Authority for Statement That Chan cellor Quit INTERNAL CRISIS BECOMING WARMER Story Says Kaiser Not Decided Whether to Accept Holl wegs Resignation Berne Switzerland July 12 Vobsisehe Zeitung says German Impeilal Chancellor Von BetnmaimMoHweg lias resign Emperor William has post poned his decision whether to accept the chancellors resigna tion Globe Arizona July mer Governor Hunt personal representative of President Wilson was appealed to today from Biabee to stop the train upori which I W W 3 were bo ing deported iiTwo thousand miners being deported this morning by corporations from the Wnrven district stopped the train was n message which was signed by Attorney Oleary of Bisbee Petrograd July 12 Official announcement that ICalusk in Galicia hal been occupied by the Russians was madetoday The Russian armies are continuing their advance and have token a large number of prisoners a city of about pop jilution 28 miles southeast of the l3try Yesterday tUe Russians had reacheda line south and west of Stanislau The central poiat this line is four miles west o the River Byatritza It is about seven miles east of Kalusfc the nearest large town west of Stanislau and which Is situated in a rbend Styoca of the River Berlin July 10 via London July Hans Delbrueck head of the department of history in the Uni versity of Berlin and one of the most influential publicists In Germany Associated Press today that new liberalism in Prussia was re jJaJlyno political the gov 1908 far bacltin forces in Prussia he added were sopowerful howeyer that they invariably suc 1 Douglas Helps feaVSuO cil in crushing all attempts to ac complish the desired reform The wellknown historian and pub IlshervOf Prussian year books start led political and parliamentary circles less than a week ago by appearing with other leading conservatives in favor of the Immediate enactment of Prussian electoral reforms British Lost 1800 in German Drive on Nieuport Line July 12 British casual ties from the Germans at near Nieuport Belgium on Tuesday were about 1800 Including These figures were given by Maj Gen Maurice chief dlrectoi of military operations at the war of fice CHEROKEE LEADS GARWKN MOVE Cherokee July 12 Cherokee leads the Iowa In the success of the I garden club movement This city has more than 175 members In its club Ship to Alexico Tucson July was reporte here that the I w W members would be forced to flee Into Mexico as California Texas and New Mexico have put up the bars against them The train it is understood will be routed from BIsbea direct to Tucson and will arrive here late this after noon Sheriff Myers and the home guard and council of defense officials at once took steps to keep the I W W members moving and n is reported they will be shipped over the South ern Pacific to Nogales on theborder where there Is a detachment of Unit ed States troops Phoenix en tire town o Bisbee has suspended business and the Citizens Protective League numbering 1500 fully arnied men baa rounded up a hundred mem bers of the I W W and are now loading them Into freight cattle cars for deportation The work of deporting the W who are regaled as the disturbing element in Bisbee Js betns done thoroughly and in a systematic mai uer The Cltlzons Protective League is formed of citizens business men mine operators and miners not af filiated with the I W W It Is stated that practically all of the members of the organization have been depu tized by the sheriff teie exceeding the two to bna state average nearly HAS LIFE POSITION Hastings July the au school election held here the Aretary of the school board R S iMcDpnouKh wus reelectbd for the thirtysixth consecutive time Mr McDonoughs record for holding this responsiblle and unremunerative of fice has created much interest Ho asked to be relieved but the members of the board refused his request NOT GET SHARE Road Henry Connty Ijoscs Out on Fund Apportionment Mount Pleasant July Henry county will not participate In the federal road apportionment al though the neighboring counties Des Moines and Jefferson will be Beneficiaries This county should have received nearly as Its share required to set aside a simi lar amount from its own funds The board of supervisors refused to accede to these federal requirements or to follow the federal suggestion by jpirilngrwith other counties In the construction of a federal aided road such as the Red Ball Blue Grass road route or the NICK WANTS TO INVEST Petrograd July Em peror Nicholas has appealed to the provisional government to allow him and the members of hia family to ac quire stock in the Loan of Free The former emperor announces itiat the amount of their investment in ths loans depends upon whether the Russian state Intends to support Hisfamily Ho adds that ot his own property he possesses now only 900 000 rubles his wife rubles pis heir Alexis his daugh ter Olga and his othor flaughtera between and Jouglas heavily arniedaud with threeymaclilneguus left for Bisbee early this automoblles to assist In the I W W roundup Twentyfive freight and cattle cars also have been sent iv deport the J W W members Railroad officials would tho destination of train after it leaves Bisbee Phoenix July Attorney has tele graphed the following to the sheriff at Bisbee Kindly wire this office Imme diately details leading up to deporta tion now taking place In Bisbee and by what authority of law you are act Ing State fully what violations of any led to the aecraidu to depor the GovernorCampbell also has tele phoned the sheriff and county attor ney along this line Up to a late hour the governor had received no official Information from Bisbee wired to General Parker at Fort Sam Houston inform ing him of the situation requesting that General Greeu be notified and instructed to have troops In readiness to go throughto Bisbee The situation Is Gov Camp bell said today that it is almost Im possible for the state to handle it The state has no troops at its com mand the national guard being In the service of the United States It be Impracticable for me at this time to declare martial law as I The situationla one for the feder al government to handle and I have notified the federal authorities I am awaiting the reply to my notifi cation and in the meantime am un able to do anything further on this Washington July report of the in the agi tation of the I W Vf had reached the war department today but the commanders of western and southwestern departments of the army have full authority to deal In cooperation with the state authorities with any that may arise The departmental commanders have had general Instructions for more than a week after which they could send their troops to guard any local ity In the state wherever In the opin ion of the government the situation makes it necessary Either regulars or national guardsmen in the federal service could be employed In this ser MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 12 1917 JACKIES IN THE OKLAHOMAS FOURTEENINCH TRIPLETS PRICE 3 CENTS NO 204 vice without formal from Washington authorization SQUADRON ARRrVRS Montvideo Uruguay July The American squadron arrived here at 4 oclock yesterday afternoon and was escorted In to the harbor by Uruguayan warships JOINS ENGLISH ARlttY MarshalHown July 12 first recruit for the British army to be enlisted in this city since the re cent order waa issued to enlist sol diers for his majestys army left last night for Omaha following his regis tration at the local recruiting station The recruit is Fernando TO Fielde of Des Moines colored native of St Johns Antigua British West Indies i iCalusz Captured by Russians Claims Petrograd Report of Today LINE IS NOW WELL WEST OF STANISLAU Move Toward Capital of Ga licia Kept Up in Spite of Teutonic Resistance Perograd the cap ure of ary army sddiBcVedjted duringthe in a Pi stubboricily tut I by Gene B r u s si 1 of f a t r lu hi phan f or summer in a longand ar duous campaign Thismeans the de inite piercing of the AustroGerman Ines on a broad front and uot mere y a local penetration which was ccompliahed by the first victory vest Tarnopol The activity of the Russian armies ms now spread from Tarnopol to the Carpathians and they are steadily uahlng forward on a continuous ront more than one hundred miles ong Lemberg la now open to attack rom Hallcz It Is also likely that he Austrian Una whichhas long een baaed on the Gnila Llpa river will be forced to retire and as the Russian movement developes In the direction of Lemberg It is sure to have an effect on the situation In the KovelVIadimirVolynsk region NEW POTATO PERIL iVIarshftlltown Worm Promises to Rival Logan Bill Bug Marshalltown July of potatoes and there are many in Iowa this season will do well to look over their vines for the potato stalk borer a small worm from three quarters of an Inch to an inch and a half in length striped with white down the back and with a brown r Local growers noticing a small hole In a stalk while looking for the Colo rado bettle or potato bug InvesHga ed and found the worm atove describ ed It eats the heart out ot the stalk and soon the plant withers Without the vine the potatoes beneath the ground will not THIEVES TOOK FURNACE Logan July Denlson tnan who traded for the Logan opera house about one year ago and who came here to look over his property which had been locked up for some time found that thieves a cleaning of the place taking the elec rlc light fixtures stage settings and furnishingsand had even stolen the furnace from the basement of the building No clue MILITARY LISTS WITH THE SERIAL NUMBERS APPEARS 1 itst Installment of List of Nmnes of Men Ijiablo foi Dutj Is 1 Today Oh another page of thls issue ap pears the first installment of the list of names of men In Cerro Gordo county between agea of 21 arid 30 both Inclusive who are registered as subject to exemption claims for the selective draft Other names will be published In later Issues until all have been print ed i It Is expected that the numbers to be drawn In the lottery which will determine what men must appear be fore the local exemption boards and state their claims to exemption if any they have will be drawn in the next few days Best available Infor mation Is that the drawing will be Saturday but failure of boards In some sections to complete their work may delay it Should Save Papers Persons who haye friends of mili tary age should saya the papers con taining the lists be theyhave All Factories Will Be Made Available to Department For War Purposes WAR ORDERS WILL ALL BE DIVIDED t he n u eannotiHce d w he the j any their circle of friends oi rejatiyes has been drawn Tho same numbers will be drawn in every district In the country Every Plant in the Country to Have Its Share of the Munition Business Washington an by Teutons Attack Upon Both Banks of Meuse But Are Driven Back Paris July After a violent bombardment the Germans tried sev eral attacks through the night on both the banks of the Muese but were repulsed the war office announced Deported Belgians Starved By Keepers Declares Ministry Havre France July Bel gian government has from various sources evidence which ac cords in every detail proving that deported Belgian clvlUanss are sub jected to mistreatment to bring them by force to labor in the German ar my The evidence supports the re ports that the iriaufTiclem nourish ment brutal treatment and hard con ditions of labor under whlcn a groat many of those deported citizens die while a larger proportion rituhi so reduced and weakened that they are incapable of physical exertion This is the ration of the camp of Soitan ns described by oue of the men who had been Interned there and who succeeded in escaping A third of a litre of a beverage re sembling coffee but seeaiing to have been made of acorns and one half a Htre of soup generally made of but some times of potatuos In the evening onefifth ol a litre of porridge made of com meal or barley The ration of bread is about one half pound per day made of a mix ture corn mean and rye The in terned are never cheese In certain camps the evening meal was abolished altogether and even the other repasts were reduced tor those who refused to work for the Germans INDIVIDUAL MUST WATCH FOR DRAFT Is it necessary for me to stay In Mason City until after the draft This question is being put to local exemption boards by scores of local nen betvaen the conscription age The war department has not given ne authority to answer such ques an exemption board member 10 GIVE V given meat or said yesterday but I believe the gov ernnienta intenti rnnienta intentions Washington July war department lias recommended to the president the nomination of General Allenas brigadier commanding the Iowa National Guard The nomination will go to the sen July 15 the date the roopa are to be called out Senator Kenyon was advised Gen Allens name is on the list recommended for lominatlon as brigadier general whon he filed objection to the elimination of Gen Allen under the terms of the residents proclamation which pro vided that officers of the guard only up to the grade of colonel should xold rank in the new army Senator Kenyon wired Lieutenant Jovernor Moore and Congressman Wood who Intervened in General Al ens behalf assuring them the gen erals nomination Is assured WEDDING RUSH OP VETS Marshalltown July order by the commandant of the Iowa Soldiers home removing the ban on lompulsory six months furloughs or members of the home whS are newly married promises to make of he institution a Gretna Green The second couple to take out a icense towed within the week did BO reaterday The bridegroom Is Alfred Hicks 74 years old of Mitchellvllle a veteran pf Company owa cavalry and Mrs Mary V Glb Anarnosa 70years old wl ow of James G Gibson who was for many years a guard at the Anampsa tate reformatory died at the home anuary 9 1907 JtfusffylnTcon ferefice here proper the areto be made available for the government for war purposes at a price to be decided up on the basis of the results of the In vestigation which Is being held Provision will also be made to call Cor the extension of the Industry to meet new demands The government also assured the ateel men that more orders would bs distributed over the entire ateel mak ing capacity of the country leaving no single producer or group of pro ducers to carry an unfair share ot tho war burden the TOO MUCH SPKKD Hastening homeward from the May tag cottage in southern Minnesota where he has been spending his hon eymoon B II Maytag ot Newton prominent manufacturer ran foul ol the Mason City motor policeman last night Charged with speeding on the Clear Lakeroad he gave a bond of J10 for his appearance today Ha failed to appear before Justice A L Kimball to claim it this morn Ing NEW RESERVE CENTER Washington July federal reserve board has named Ogden Utah as a reserve city BODY ARRIVES Funeral of Patrick Eurico Will Be Held Friday Morning The body of Patrick Burke who died In the west July 5 arrived here from Washington state this after noon The body Is now at the home of Ms sister Mrs William Connors of Fifth street northeast Funerai services will be held at Holy Family Catholic church Friday morning at 8 oclock and the body will1 be taken to Dougherty for burial over the Northwestern at BRITISH SECRETARY FOR INDIA RESIGNS London July Cham berlain secretary for India has re signed SHIP IN BATTLE WITH UBOAT GUNNER WHO SANK SUBMARINED Mediterranean J Clark when she learned her husband chief turret captain of the crew on the American ship Sllveraholl had sunk the offthe respohsibltijtyjifes w dividual Uncle Sam expects all men be tween the agea of 21 and 30 to keep themselves Informed about the selec tive draft The fullest sort of public ity has been given to every move and there is no excuse for a plea of Ignorance The aerial numbers which will be used in making the drawings have bean posted for public inspection and the government expects every man to learn his number So long as he keeps in touch with the draft activi ties the man may fol low his own Inclinations as to staying at home or So far as is known here the war department expects the man who Is drawn tor selective service to carry out the orders of his own accord He ja expected to keep in touch with his home district Men who fall to do this however will find that Uncle Sam will not have much trouble in locating them Yesterday several men who were starting on trips sought to leave for warding addresses at tlie city hall They were told that this was not nec easary since the men themselves were supposed to find out whether not they had been drafted Wait For Wilson Washington July Inquiry from all parts of the coun try tor Information about the method to be followed in selecting men for the national army has caused the war department officials to explain today that President Wilsons deter mination to have absolute fairness govern the process was responsible for tho decision to withhold the an nouncement of the exact plan until the very evening of the drawing ThJ9 exemption regulations and all other news In the naming of tho new army aas received the approval of the pres ident personally and the draft regui latlons will also come from the White House All that Is known now is that the drawing will be from serial numbers corresponding to numbers on regis tration cards and that it will take place la Washington probably at the capitol Secretary Baker or some other high official will draw the first number and then the process of selection will be repeated until there la telegraph ed to every community in the country the numbers of the men drawn It Is understood that the system a ao simple that the work will be lone In n few hours So far only wenty states have reported to the jrovost marshals office the comple ion of their organization In some f them the names and serial num ors of tho men liable to draft have been posted The first city to report he completion of that part of the work was Kansas City KILLED BY A FALLING DERRICK July of Minneapolis foreman in charge ol construction of tho Penn College building here was Instantly killed to day when a heavy derrick fell on nm Senate Leaders Decide to Ap peal to Wilson for His Opinion in Matters RECOMMENDATION ON GORE SUBSTITUTE Prohibition Measures Must Be Threshed Out in Confer ence at Later Date Washington July leaders ofthe aenate thinking it welt ulgh iniposaible to reconcile all con flicting views on the food control bill decided today to appeal to President Wilson to outline his opin ion on the features of the compromise meaaure now pending and of the compromises which he has upon to hasten action on the meas urea The senate agricultural committee today decided not to make nriy en dorsement or recommendation re garding the Gore substitute bill Senator however offered it as an Individual proposition with the understanding that many oflta provisions will have general support in lieu of those In the pending bill If President Wilson does not no set the plans the leaders were aaid to believe that thy substitute bill drawn by Senator Gore em braces the ideas for compromise leg islation The Gore bill would limit govern ment control to food fuel alone eliminating steel iron copper ani many other products County Attorney on Hrial For Hauling Booze to Northivood Nprthwodd ase of Gunderaoncounty at i charged ght in alleged violation of the Iowa rohibltory law ia on before Justlca Forbes this afternoon Special Agent James Riaden oCtho department of been at orthwoodfor two days lookingup evidence in the case and arranging or its presentation The office of Attorney General Havner Is precut ng Gunderson on evidence furnishej y three Northwoocl boys who are nembers of a Mason City guard com pany and were at home on leave of absence James E Williams of Mason City Is defending There Is a great deal of interest in the case all over thla county and it Its said on account of the position Gundersou holda the caae Is considered nearly as Import ant in other north Iowa counties and at the state capital ns though a man living In any other county where tho fed dlacuased might be the de BIG IS TOTALLY RUINED BY FIRE EARLY TODAY Dubuque July Fire of unknown origin early today destroy ed the large lumber aheds and yards of A A Cooper tho oldest and argest wagon and buggy manufac turing concern in tho country and ourned hundreds of tons of coal stor ed In adjoining sheds doing a total damage estimated at Thla is the second serious tire that the Cooper concern has suffered In fifteen months The Cooper company Is the contractor for numeroua larga contracts for the allies DAKIN IS ELECTED VICE PRESIDENT Waterloo July an un usually successful session tho mid summer meeting oMhe Austin Flint Cedar Valley Medical society was brought to a close last evening The November meeting will be held at Waverly the at the el ectlcfn held yesterday morning Dr Dakln Mason City was chosen vice president and Dr A D McKln loy Lawler was reelected secretary Dr John G Evans Now Hartford was selected treasurer The cloalngsesslon yesterday aft ernoon was devoted to a discussion of Infantile paralysis Dr Charles R fn n H gave nn talk on thin dlseaae AN INVENTION Washington July 12 resolution pro orable report on a j ULliriJ III vlding for a teat of a mysterious little machine which Its inventor claims could prpel an airplane from Wash ington to European battlefield back again without carrying voted on today by committee T K inventor aayr his discovery at trivial ooat an untapped ocean of power The committees resolution would guarantee governmental pro tection in casehe demonstrates tho usofllness his machine to live acl eutists ;