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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 23, 1914, Mason City, Iowa NEARLY EVERY WAST AD In this paper totiay Is a money proposition KEAJD THEM ANI USE THEM TWICEAWEEK WEEKLY ftEPOBTS BY WIRE EACE OF THE IMPOBTANT EVENTS OF THE WOULD TODAYS NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS THE WEATHER Generally fair tonight ami Frt lay slightly cooler ill east portion toulgfit VOL XXI MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 23 1914 No 242 DEMOCRATIC LEADER DE FENDS PARTY ATOLL IN KEYNOTE SPEECH CONVENTION TODAY 1 I AT COUNCIL BLUFFS Candidate for Senate Says if Big Interests Would Send Out Work of Cheer Prosperity Would Come Special to The GlobeGazette Council Bluffs July cau cus of the delegates from bhe Fourth district to the democratic state con vention held this morning went on record as condemning the capitol ex tension plans Timothy Donovan oE Chickasaw county was chosen as state commit teeman E G Dunn was elected chairman of the caucus A J Klllmer oE Ma son City secretary WiHard Bucklin of Floyd county vice president and M F Howard of Clayton county as sistant secretary The following delegates were se lected by the caucus as the Fourth district members of various commit tees Mead Howard county Permanent Mit chell of Worth county Bierman of Wirinesheik county The state central committee is as follows Jones Fort Madison Second E Balluf Davenport Fourth Donovan New Hampton Third Rogers El dora Fifth C Huber Tama Sixth S Kennlngton Newton Seventh H Crensliaw Adel Eighth W Reynolds Creston Ninth J Hughes Coun cil BluEfa I Branagan Emiiietsburg Eleventh Bronson Spencer Special to The GlobeGazette Council Bluffs July in stead of alarm the big commercial Interests of the country dissemin ated the ton of cheer and optimism we would he at this moment on the tide of animpresslve prosperity re gardless of conditions abroad and in This was the declaration Maurice Connolly as temporary chairman before the democratic state convention here to day He said that despite the de pression in foreign countries de to the Balkan war and worldwide con ditions for which the democratic ad ministration cannot he the present business situation In the United States la far from being one of distress or disaster congressman who is also the democratic nominee for United States senator in Iowa cited conservative business journals of the east in proof of his statement that a message oi cheer and hope froin the big inter ests should be forthcoming He felicitated the democracy Iowa up on the present dominance of the democratic party and upon your efforts of 1912 when you gave the electoral vote of Iowa to Woodrow Referring to President Wilson Mr Connolly said Thera is firmnean in the hand that has carried this coun try through the moat critical and delicate situations to which the demo cratic party ever fell heir No per sonal ambition no spirit bombast no self exploitation no weakness for publicity or public clamor has affect ed his earnest serious purpose to do for the great American people that which God has given the light to do And what a trial Almost insuperable obstacles were placed in his path he was ambushed by the special Inter ests waylaid by the representatives of protected monopoly and threaten ed by the desperados of plunder who felt that under his guidance the agencies of government might be wrested from their control and ge back to the people who createt The speaker paid high tribute to Secretary Bryan Speaker Clark Ma jority Leader Underwood and other administration leaders and then dla cussed the tariff and currency meae recently passed by congress As to the tariff he aaid Our party kept Its preelection pledge of a g uiue revision downward It may be that In the new talll containing four thousand or more items there should creep in some errors and some In eeciualltiesj but tho UndorwoodSlm bill waft with a view to Caking Care ot the Interests oi the CHAS S HAML1N JOHN SKELTON WILL1AMS SECy MCADOO DIFFICULTY IN CONSUMING MEMBERS OF RESERVE BOARD MAY DELAY ORGANIZATION Two of the five members of the Federal Reserve Board are already occupying their offices in the Treas ury building at Washington and a third will be there soon but wheth er to organize the board with two members short or to wait until the senate confirms the other two mem bers is a question to he decided by the organized committee Secretaries McAdoo and Houston ana Comptrol ler of the Currency Williams Mr Hamlln is still occupying his office as assistant secretary of the treasury and Mr Harding has mov ed into his new office Both of these men are waiting to he sworn in as members of the new board and Dr Adolph C Miller whose appoint ment has also been confirmed is on his way to Washington from Cali fornia The three men had to take the oath of office on or before July 21 fifteen days after their confirma tion but whether they will constitute the board until the other two mem bers are confirmed is the question not yet decided I IS FILED Government Takes Action in Court to Break Tip New Hoveiis Alleged Unlawful Special to The GlobeGazette New York July suit to force a separation of the New Haven railroad company from Its subsidiary rail trolley and steamship lines un der the Sherman antitrust law was filed in federal court here today by Attorney General McReynolds The suit begun today has no actu al connection with the criminal in dictments which the attorney general will ask the grand jury to return against the New Haven officers and directors concerned in the upbuild ing of the alleged unlawful combina tion in restraint of trade T W Gregory special assistant to Attor ney General McReyuolds who filed the brief and P M Swacker expert from the interstate commerce com mission who worked many months on the case are expected to lay evi dence before the grand jury here on which indictmnts will be asked It 13 understood that these officials feel they have sufficient evidence to make out a prima facie case against the New Haven officers and direc tors Such action will mark the be ginning ot what may prove to be the most important criminal proceeding ever undertaken under the Sherman antitrust act in the twenty four years it has been on the statute books To the civil suit the New Haven may not offer any great defense but government officials would he great ly surprised if an attempt to convict the directors and officers does not lead to a great legal battle which probably will not end this side of the supreme court great masses of hte people giving re lief to the great consuming public and to takingfrom Privilege and the Special Interests the power to re quire tribute from the wageearner the farmer the merchant and the manufacturers The schedules of this bill were not written by any rep resentatives of entrenched privileges or private monopoly It was a new sensation to have the house of con gress enacting a by the rep resentatives of the people Instead of at the dictation of paid experts of big monopolistic Mr Connolly declared that farm ers can recall years under republi can rule of farm pro ducts were infinitely less than they are at the present time and In this correction said When Senator Cummins BO sharply criticized ana ridiculed the president and hts poli cies in his Des Moines speech and spoke of the distress that had accom panied the enactment of democratic legislation he was attuning his voice and qualifying for membership in the vested chair of the vested In reference to the Mexican situ ation Mr Connolly declared that al though the elements controlling huge concessions and vast Interests In Mexico condemn the Wilson policy events are vindicating the presidents course in regard to the slater repub lic His efforts to avoid the dire re sult of a long and bloody war should bo most gratifying If by this poUoy alone war shall bo Presi dent wilBqtt Is entitled to the sup port and endorsemont ot tad Aiaen can Tunk Tunk Splash Silence Then again B dream of prietorship of one of the largest gro ceries in the states most cosmopoli tlc city was roughly and somewhat noisely replaced by one in which he was manager of a public bath parlor Mr Humphrey is a groceryman on East State street and had his slum bers disturbed about five bells this morning by an intruder in his home Splash splash again Humphrey was fully wake now and decided to investigate the noises that were issuing from his batft room He surmised tnat this was too early an hour or any of his family to be taking a bath On opening the door of the bath room Mr Hum phrey found a strange man appar ently as completely at home as though in his in the very midst of his morning toilet The Intruder Fred the demented Russian who has been the cause of numerous humorous escapades this Bummer had again innocently prepar ed himself or all the glories of the calcium The Russian is the one that with a companion was near ly suocated in a south side barber shop last winter when he got locked In a bath room without knowing who to manage the gas apparatus The companion died hut Fred was fin ally resuscitated He lost his mind however as a re sult of Monoxide poisoning Since then he has been causing the Park hospital company and the police considerable worry and resi dents of the city some excitement and frights due to his escapades He had been taken out in the Park by two attendants last evening The at tendants had their attention attract ed by something other than he care of and thedemented man made good hisopportunity An all night search was started hut the first trace of his was discov ered when the police call came from Mr Humphrey telling the desk sar geant to send some one to care for the man Fred Is perfectly harmless ap parently with a desire to see the world now that he has been confined to a sanitarium TOURiiNI Mason City Pans Go to Austin to Witness Game With Albert Lea This Afternoon Austin defeated yesterday morning and Owatonna Albert Lea in tho afternoon the ce ment Makers and Albert tea men grossed hats this afternoon at the Auatin tournament to decide which team goes into the final game tomor row This morning Austin defeated Qwfttouna putting out of tho runnlnff BO if tho locale win to duy they meat tho Mowor county bunch Tho soora of this mornings was 3 to 1 In fivvor qt Anattn and yoaterday afternoon Albert Lew beat Owatonna by tho saine eooro fans took tha noep W Case Adam Surblias Who Got Into With People Liyjng ia Next House in Police Court A neighborhood row in whlcl Adam Surblias opposedthe rest o the neighborhood represented by a Hebrew family living next door to Adam came to Mayor Stanton this morning for settlement The mayor called the warring elements togetha and counseled them Surblias an his wife through an interpreter Surblias has been in this country years but does not speak English fluently His adversary on the other hand had no trouble In explaining exactly what the trouble was bu Surblias was let go on promise to behave himself in the future and upon payment of costs Prank Gibson the barber arrested early yesterday morning who was unable to appear In police court yes terday morning was brought up thii morning Ha had calmed down somewhat and did not try to create any rough house when he was brought over as he did yesterday He received a fine of ant costs The 29c that he had when brought to jail did not go far toget ting him out and he will be in th employ of the city for the rest of th week PRESIDENT ERB GOES OVER LINE Head of M St L Passes Tlirougt City This Afternoon Enrouto Peorlo President Newman Brb of the M ti came through here at oclock this afternoon on a specla train from Minneapolis to Peoria Besides his private car the train car ried the cara of the general manage and the division superintendent Twhtyflve new engines will b added to this divisions equipment the first of August and this trip is I make a preliminary survey befor they are placed SAYS HE IS MBEIjED 9poclal to The GlobeQazatto New York July William Barnen of the republican state committee today announced h has Instructed his counsel to bring c suit for libel against Gol Roosevelt based upon the colonels statemen last night attacking Barnes and en dorslng the Hinman fo the nomination for governor at th republican primaries Osnge Demos Here front A delegation of democrats and the northern and part ot the state paused through tli city ycBtorday noon on their way t Council Bluffs where they will a tond tfto convention ih pro greas thoro today Thoy word mot ft tho Milwaukee by several ot tho lo Oftl supporters and taken by auto t tha Great Western depot the tools Jot QoiHWlJ Bluffs S THOUGHT THAT HOPE OF SETTLING IRISH QUES TION IS ABANDONED FURTHER MEETING IS ANNOUNCED TODAY iiihcrlo Prompt Statement that Conversations Will Be Re sinned Lacking This Morn ing pedal to The GlobeGazette London July pes Imism in anticipation of a definite reakup of the conference was not ustifled however as later in the day fficial announcement was made that he conferees would continue their iBCUsslon tomorrow The delay lowever was the cause of a great deal of misgiving It is supposed that it was found impossible by the conference to at tain an acceptable compromise in this matter without further coneidera tion After adjournment Premier Asquith was in audience for ten min utes with King George Redmond and Dillon drove direct from the palace to Downing street where thej lunched with LloydGeorge London July of the hitherto prompt announcement that the conversations will be resumed tomorrow at the adjournment of to days home rule conference at Buck nghnm palace is generally accepted as an Indication that fine a solution have failed The nieeting oday was a little more protractec than the previous one It was attend ed by Premier Aaquith and Chan cellor David Lloyd George repre sentlng the government Andrew Sonar law and the Marquis of Lands Sowne of the regular conservative op josition John Redmond and John of the Irish nationalists Sit Idward Carson and Captain James raig of the Ulster Unionists The crucial question of the area o be excluded from the control o he parliament In Dublin under the sh home rule measure was the chief subject of discussion HIL PEACEFUL Conothers Reports No Danger o Further Break Between General Oairanza and Villa Special to The GlobeGazette Washington July wa encouraged today by the latest die patches from Special Agent Carotliers and issued this statement Mr Oarothers special representa tive of the state department tele graphs from El Pasothat he consid era as unfounded all rumors of an other break between Villa and Cur ranza He also states that the bor der situation Is much RAILWAY SECURITIES TUBE IS BROUGHT ACROSS COUNTRY IN RECORD TIME MASON CITY REIiAY TEAM COMES PKOM CHARLES CITY IN AVERAGE TIME MADE FOR REACH MILE All Runners Finished ill Good Con dition In Sirite of Fact Few Were in imst Class Shnpo Thousands of persons who had gathered about the park and court House for the band concert last night cheered the members of the relay team than brought a message from Acting Mayor Bradley of Charles City to Mayor John Stanton of Mason City Inst evening inthree hours and seventeen minutes Their hand clappings mingled with the lionkiug oE the horns of the automo biles parked about Central Park and those that had driven out into the country to meet the runners and es cort them in The runners who had participated in the earlier stages of the race left the automobiles which brought them home on Bast State street followed White who delivered the tube to Mayor Stanton on the court house steps into the business district and received their emblems and congratulations from his honor The boys presented a pretty sight as theyVsped around the park up Washington street aud darted through the crowd to the court house steps i None Distressed None of the runners were particu larly distressed at the finish of their miles and several of them covered two miles each To Wigginton the colored youth who is making a rec ord as a distance man fell the honor carrying the message through Nora Springs the only town of fair size on the route Though the busi ness part was at the end of his mile stretch he cake walked through as though he had covered but o hun dred yards since his start instead of ten times that distance Will Be More The thirty one milo relay race in which twentyeight Mason City boys and young men took part is the firs of a series of similar races that will be pulled off from time to time The race wae held under the direction oj Secretary D O Hibbard of the Y M 0 A The run proved to be a success In every way All of the boys who took part in the run were presented with a Y M 0 A emblem The time for the thirtyone and a fraction miles was three hours and seveenteen minutes the best time be ing made by McNIder Hodgekinson Marty Wiggington Marshall Barlow and Leo Carle Kehm Hodgkinson Marty and Wiggington each ran twice The best time was The average time for each man was i minutes and 18 seconds which was very good considering that none of the runners were in training The runners as they came from the time Sterns started the race al the Charles City court house until White gave up the tube at the court house steps here are ns follows Metier McNIder Weston Kehm Don McAuley Ehlers Brier G White Hodgkinson Orr Richardson Wiley Phillips Marty Brown Fak tor Gilbert Miller Wiggington Lynn Beanmn Carle Winters Stone Howe M Barlow Hodgkinson Wig gington Marty Kehm and Harold White The autos to carry the runners to the different points along the road were furnished by Hanford McNIder J D Barlow 0 W Damon W H Kew Tom Igou and Frank Currio Secretary Hibbard and all those who were interested In the race are deep ly Indebted to these men for their kindness A BATTLE BETWEEN WORK MEN AND COSSACKS CON TINUES ALL NIGHT OVER liUNDBED THOUSAND CEASED WORK YESTERDAY Processions Carrying Red Flags March Through Streets of the Capital Fought From Be hind Barricades Special to The GlobeGazette Washington July em by the democratic caucus which or dered a hurrying up of legislation the senate interstate commerce com mittee favorably reported the revised railroad securities bill The com plete administration trust program is now before the senate WANTS A YOUNGER MAN FOR BENCH President Prefer to Fill Lur ton Vacancy With Jinn Under Six ty Yeats Old Special to The GlobeGazette Washington July presi dent wants to find a man under sixty years to fill the vacancy on the su preme court bench caused by the death of Associate Justice Lurton al though a man slightly older would not he rejected When Senators Simmons and Over man presented the name Justice Walter Clark of the North Carolina supreme court who Is Blxtyelght years old Wilson outlined his ideas Bo far OB known the president aae made no dotlntta selection trom the mnny names preaontod but Secretary Lane avid Attorney Mo Rey nolds arc Btlll said ttf bo foremost Agent Here J K Lancelot parole agent from Pos Molnee is tn the city today loolt mer the interests of t board b ipeclal to The GlobeGazette St Petersburg July least ive striking workmen were killed nd eight fatally wounded during ightlng in the streets of the city be ween strikers and Cossacks which loutinued throughout the night only eased at dawn Throe policeofficers are knowa to be dangerously id It is believed the strikers con iealed a number of their dead and wounded Official estimates of tha number of men who quit work total in St Petersburg itself Men carrying re dflags spent the night marching and singing revolu ionary songs In the outlying open spaces of the capital while in the Viborg district they cut down tele raph poles upset vans and con tructed barricades from the shelter of which they stoned the police re serves and soldiers and tired vol eys from rifles BINDUS GIVE II1 SAIL FOR ORIENT After Trying to Get Into Canada for Three Months Finally Abandon At tempt to Gnln Entrance Special to The GlobeGazette Vancouver July Japanese steamer Komagata Maru with her load of who resisted the Canadian governments order of de portation for more than three months left the harbor today on their return to the orient The Hindus made n demonstration and the services of lo cal mllltfa companies which spent the night on the wharf in anticipation o another outbreak were not needed The steamer was convoyed out of th harbor by the government cruiser Rainbow which will accompany he to a point off Vancouver island Cat Off Thumb Jesse Johnson a termer residing six and a half miles south of the city while trimming trees about the farm accidentally struck his lefi thumb with an axe yesterday after noon aad as a result it was neoes sary to amputate that member A physician dressed the yound Ladles Auxiliary This eVonlns at Eagles hall th Ladles Auxiliary of the P O B wll hoick tholr vroekly soola Oleetlnnf A good attendouoo and jxn program exneptoa CLOSE GAILIAUX TESTIMONY TODAY Arguments of Counsel in Trial of Former Premiers Wife for KUlinjr Editor Begin This Afternoon Special to Tho GloboGazette Paris July Albanela court was crowdede to the doors when the fourth session of the Cal niette murder trial opened today Many came to see Joseph Caiilaux confronted by former Premier Louis Barthou who was called as a witness The testimony Is to be concluded to day with the evidence of Mme Bertha ueydan firat wife of M Caiilaux Arguments of Jules Herbaux for tha prosecution of Fernand Labori coun sel for the defense it is announced will probably begin late this after noon Mine Caiilaux took her place in the prisoners enclosure punctual ly at noon She carried in her right liand a small vial of smelling salts and a note book Ten minutes the red robed judges filed in and an expectant hush fell over the crowded court room Testimony of the first three witnesses concerned two private letters which according to the con tention of the defense Calmette In tended to publish In Figaro Andre Relsseir an official of the treasury department testified to being pres ent during the conversation of a group of Journalists In the lobby ot the chamber of deputies when it was stated the letters would sliortly be published Madame Gueydan a slender worn an of medium height then came into court She was dressed simply in black and wore a small blue hat with blue feathers Bhe looked to ba thirtyfive years old Her face was drawn In tragic lines and she eeem ed ill but walked with cairn dignity past her former husband standing in front of the judges and Jury The witness if she might far to her notes but the request was refused by the Judges There have ben so many lies said Mme Gueydan that my notes are abso lutely necessary only to fix dates Was not Mme Caiilaux allowed to read from papers I am confronted witha mountain of lies which I must climb and break to pieces one by one I am alone I have no husband to de fend In saying this she gazed at Mma Calllftux who however did not look at her Probably the most strikingly sensa tional incident of the Caiilaux mur der trial occurred this afternoon when lime Gueydan Caillnuxs former wife appeared as a witness wnrt In the presence of Mme Caillnux and Caiilaux himself related Inci dents of an intimate domestic nature at the time when the present Mme Cnillaux was living as Calllauxs mis trees before a divorce wsis secured by Mmo Gueydan Amid outbursts ot applause by the spectators Mmo GueydAn defied Maitre Labori of the consel for the defense repeatedly At one juncture she exclaimed I have been pained to see that the per son who drew the Indictment gather ed together the filth All the pity has gone to tho intruder defiled my homo to take my ;