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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 27, 1916, Mason City, Iowa MASOX CITY BIGGEST R IAY THE MASON CITY WEEKLY GLOBE GAZETTE REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OP THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS The Weather fiir with continued high temperature tonight and lridivy VOL XXIII MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 27 1ft Hi NO 11 GERMAN ARMY KKPORT PAYS C TO BKAVKBY OP TllEUl POKS TO WIDEN THE POSITION Til KY HOW Field Headquarters Story Tolls of Attack Made liy WholeEnglish Division on 1ozieres Special to The GlobeGazette Headquarteis German Army on the Somrae via Berlin to London July French and British are giv ing themselves no rest and continu ing their efforts to widen the sack Uke position north and south the Somme where In they are now pin ned on three sides by the German armies Both German oCticers and men are of their ability to hold their own and are aided by the most pow erful aggregation of artillery Ger many has yet accumulated in any single hattie theatre The evening of July 24th an at teck was made in strong force on the liiie froin Pozieres to Hardecourt by Na Bfittaii picked troops and bomb throwers Tho at tackeis were able to establish a foot hold in the German lines but later driven out by a counter attack The British also succeeded in enter ing temporarily the Gorman trench system in the vicinity of Longueval and Guillemont but here als were finally expelled General Fich sup ported his British colleagues with a determined attack aoutli oE the Som me On the blood drenched terrain between Bstrees and Soyecourt he gained a few hundred meters of front line trenches south of ISstroes but was unable to hold them London July the night the British troops continued to press the Germans with hand to hand encounters at various points on the Somme frort in France says the official British statement today v v v v v EATS The twoyearold child of Mr and Mrs Earl Heiiagert on Railroad avenue was in vestigating one these ar tistic poison fly killers and elded that It looked good good enough to eat a thing which he Immediately pro ceeded to do In a few mln utea there was a hurry call for the doctor When he ar rived lie immediately pro nounced It a severe case of arsenic polaoningi Antidotes were used and the child seems to be resting easier The little oue will probably recover BOY IIHKAKS AHM Wayne Niver the 8year old son of Mr and Mrs Chas Niver on East State street Is suffering from a broken arm The break Is a bad ono the bone being broken in two places Wayne was playing oil the porch with a number of neighbor children when he iost his balance and fell with the resulting painful injury 5 j Sail Francisco July With the arrest Warren K Bill ings a shoe cutter aged 22 with a lengthy criminal record the police asserted today that they are confid ent the net soon would close upon the ring of five of whom Billings Is an alleged member believed to have perpetrated the bomb explosion in connection with last weeks pre paredness parade A vigorous search is being made for Thomas Mouney an industrial worker of the world agitator who the police say has been missing from San Francisco since the preparedness parade REPORT DENIED London July British state ment was issued today denying the Turkish official report of July 20 that British cavalry forces In tho vi cinity of the Sues Canal was dispers ed It says the cavalry is In occupa tion of Katia and nowhere was driv en back Repulse Attacks Berlin via London July British hand grenade attacks against the Germans lines west of Pozieres in tho Sommo region wore repulsed yesterday according to announcement of the German army headquarters to day South of the Somme a French attack at a point northeast of Bar leux failed the statement added In the Verdun region several strong at tacks were carried out In the region of Froide Terro and Floury but wera repulsed ATTACKS SUB BASK Special to Tho GloheGazetto Berlin July German navnl airship on July 25 attacked the main bass of the Russian and British sub marines at Marlehamm It is official ly announced by the German admir alty today The airship bombarded the port successfully with poven hun dred kilograms of explosive bombs Although shelled It returned to port undamaged THE WKATIUCU Todays the hottest we have mot Our brow is wet with sweat you bet The weather man says hot ter yet Aint he tho limit Our dear oh dar ling thing What thoughts of comfort does It bring Ah let us to it fondly cling So comforting so cool But then the corn its coming fast Just as fast as in the past And noon twill ho Aw well you know you live in Iowa I verse It was today Do you blame us HAUBOR BILL SIGNKO Washington July Wilson today signed tho rivers and harbors appropriation bill carrying approximately fortytwo million dol lars Most of the money will spent in existing improvement pro jects MINING IOXPIOHT T1CLLS WHAT Hit THINKS D H 11KEX CUT TO NINE Two Mou Thought to Have llceu On IHity Had Overstayed Ixwtve OH on Shore mid Turn Alive Special to The GlobeGazette Cleveland July tions that a well of natural gas was uncovered by the tunnel explosion here last Monday night were rportod today by L M Jones government mining expert sent here from Pitts burg The flow of gas not only may make the recovery of tho bodies in the wreck impossible but may pro vent completion of the tunnel Jones said Despite development ot pre parations further for exploration made today waterworks officials suit today that they believe only nine bodies in tho lunnoll instead of elev en as previously estimated Putrlclc Kerns supposed to be entombed turned up alive today He overstay ed Bhore leave Monday Justice Aro also thought with the illfilled force is reported alive This reduces tht total loss of life to nineteen xrs Taken by Further Petrograd via London July In the battle Tuesday on the Rusj siau western front 0200 Teutons were taken prisoner says the official statement today ef ibe RUSKfin war I department i The Russian also cantured five guns and twentytwo machine guns The Russian forces operating in the Caucasus tire continuing pursuit ot the retreating Turks the stateraeul says In the Turkish fortress of Bzzing an the Russians took a depot of war materials MJIKIIS LAST IOV AT KOR MEAlj J FINK AT THAT IljAC Special to Tho GlobeGazette Washington July of early agreement between the Mex ican and American governments to submit border disagreements A joint commission were described as brighter today after acting Secretary Polk again conferred with ICliseo Ar redondo General Carrangas ambas sador The conferees found themselves closer together at several points which delayed a formal announce ment of Carrauzas suggestion that the commission would be accepted TEACH SWIMMING EXANCHOR EDITOR TIiotniiH T Wilcox Old Hcaliloiit of North wood Passes Away Lust tit Independence Northwood July friends will regret to learn of tho death of Thomas J Wtloox last Tues day July 18 at Independence Iowa after an Illness oC long duration Mr WUoox was editor ot The Anchor for several yours leaving here 25 years ago but Is woll remembered by tho older residents of tho vicin ity Iowa City Aug ming pools In both the mens and the womens gymnasium at the univer sity are to be opened during the month of August to the people of A City upon payment of a regls ration fee of and a locker fee of Regular university instructors ll teach swimming during this time to those who wish to learn how o handle themselves iu the water Special to The GlobeGazette Marathon July States army patrols In the Big Bond district were ordered today to be par ticularly alert upon receipt of tho confirmation of the presence of a large bandit forco at Sierra Blanca 30 miles south of tho border L If a ranchman brought the that bandits at Sier ra Blanca are without subsistence or pieans of obtaining It Ho said that two hundred bandits were oper ating south of Terllngua Texas and might attempt to raid the American border for food FUHJtJ OUT Iiiirntsljort n lAttla Jflitiwnrha for ttio North Sirto TIilH Morning Burning out of a fuse block on a polo of tho P G and E at North Federal and Fifteenth street N M furnished eom pyrotechnics this morning The burnout an explosion which shattered tho porce lain box in whifiji tho blook ia hous ed and the were ficatt cd for quite a dlstanoo some of tho falling in a imd glylng rise to a report a woman had been injured thereby Berlin via wireless to Tilly Austrian withdrawn before a superior Russian pressure north of Brotly In Northeastern Gal Icitt isannoujiced In Ihe AustroIluii jaran army headquarters report of July Ijetter to KiiKlam Abmit tiou American Is Iut on Washington July note to Great Britain objecting to blacklist ing of American business firms ass an Invasion of neutral rights was cabled to London today by the stato department Acting Secretary Polk today the communication dispatched but declined lo dis cuss It further than to say it con tained representations It was said it would be given out for publication Monday I5IG STRIKE Special to The New York July arrlvs1 here W D Million president oi tl Amalgamated Association ot Street and Railway Employes of America motormen and conductors of all the street railways of the city may be asked to join the trolley strike when tied up the lines In the Bronx and Winchester county President is expected from Dotroit to take charge of the situa tion The companys attempt to re Biiino operations of cars in the Bronx at 8 this morning resulted In serious disorder At one point heavy stones were piled on the tracks Several altercations between strikers and car men occurred and many persons were arrested Company officials an nounced at 10 oclock that 20 per cent of the cars were running in the Bronx BIO PIUCIO PAID FOR TjAXI LeMars July record price for farm land hero was made this week when W B Winders thirty five acre tract adjoining town was sold for or 428 per acre to H Schooler of Plorson 8KWKU WORK PROGRESSING Northwood July nn Inter view with M T Heyboldof the So curlty Bridge contractors on tho part of the sewer Job he stated that at tho present time tho work on his Job Is progressing very favorably Considerable difficulty was experien ced at tho start on account oC water and cavolns but tills has boon ovor conio and the dry woathor of tho past few woks has helped greatly Tho huge trench machine Is surely a fiend for work when ono takos into consideration that In a ten liour shift H digs move ditch than fillers are able to handle working twenty two houis day In two shifts There are to be sixty manholes Installed sixteen flush tanks and three eloublo flush tanks and when the Hewer sys tem is Installed Nopthwood will lie practically germ proof Today the big digging machine anil the hant crew Ue working on lUli street where they go to the depth of 13 feet the machine taking from S to 1Q feet and tli helps Kami digging More than likely iupy will bo comDeU0rt to uue the pumps Fvn4 Mr Reynold assurep us tliat it will bo a siglit woll worth peeing while they are tn tliaf as pvaodflfVUv all the niaohinpry Will brought in to use tUero It Is oxpeqted npthjng unforeseen turning up powers proper between r jijij and jje fionrniptert wlWln best ffff WSpJfS favlnf the tfnieMng of tho and flush MARK STRKETS WITH TILK Fort Madison July stead of flags to mark tho street in tnrsectlons for traffic rules In the business sections the city council has ordered In 18 to 24inch tiling to be painted white BO as to bo visible day and night Tho city beautiful organization will utilize tho tiles for flower gardens 101 AT IOWA CITY Iowa City July City ox porlonocd Its hottest afternoon of the year yesterday when at oclock In tho afternoon thormotnotnrs on Clinton stroot registered 104 degrees The official government roport for the afternoon read 99 degrees Ships Hunk Special to Tho QlobeGazetto London July members of t e crews ot the Norwe gian 3hlpp Bnms Siobrld and Juno were landed at Rotterdam toclay by a fllBhlpff flmaolf pays a rtlspatoh to Lloyds shipping asoncy Tnp three vessels wove struck by torpedoes In the North Sea while carrying cargoes of timber Tho attention of piiUHo is tf again to imperative necessity of removing all voeds 9 grass vulblsh from tho lota 4 ijlot and ho usual qt lhjs inopo nemnJ CMP tnitcjj q pro yont any possible spfoafl of lio diseiibeH loudly alco iiotjco Ti A JQTTKn Oluilrninii noiml of Iloalth A Fiiul Railway Bridges All GiuiidcU liy SKiHlI of Regulars SUui loy Home Aboard Tniln First attitKoii Sucouil i Ivingsvlllu July The First triin uflcv hur iilnug with Juif Jew stops Htoiipcd lust even ing Ioisupper aiul bath While the irnia purmie and iHJtrciit held lor tlui first linn Iciivlng Camp Dodge Tiicrc no suffering as yot fioin the and Wed n fino oooi brcczo from the gulf enjoyed nil afternoon For tho last vwo iiuudred miles hcforo rcuchiiig i rail wur inlIicH wore closely Viinfiicd Kiniili il which the uieii nn idea of they may KIXMI be doing H was expected that the Sec ond veyiinent would arrive Urownivltle and detrain to pro feed to Gimp sometime early on Thuiscluj ininiilnn The Third Iowa Js ainjieI about a mile from Brownsville and the pollution fe tlizif the rest of tho brigade will ho camped in the same locaUity En Route with the First Battalion Second Iowa Infantry Somewhere In Texas July 25 by mail There are some diversions for the traveling sol diers besides watching the constantly changing scenery out of the car win dow For the first day this was highly Interesting to most of the men but by this time although the look of the country is much altered win flow gazing luis become absorbent ivith the entrained soldiers Men are not allowed lo leave the train without permission except at neul time and occasionally for a lit le exercise or a bath but when the rain does stop for a few moments the vton always find a crowd around the depot to talk to Writing is a favorite pastime on tiie train Letters and postcards are written stamped and tossed out of the window Considerable pleasure is derived from this novel way of mailing let ters The men wait until they see the depot signboard of a town they think they like tho name ot and then they toss the letter to some kindly looking person on the depot plat form Card playing and reading are two other important means of making the hours seem shorter There Is scarcely a minute from reveille to taps a card game Is not In progress somewhere In each car The sun ply of reading matter has been fur nished at several places where the train stopped by gifts from persons on the platform At Kansas City tho men enjoyed a watermelon foast much to the con sternation of the Frisco yard men A car of melons on a side track was open and the mon helped themselves hoforo tho car could bo moved Sinco then the rule against men leaving tho train without permission has boon more rigldlly enforced Slnoe tho train reached Oklahoma melons havo beon comparatively easy to obtain The method of proceedure la thus When the train stops at a station for a few minutes select one of the Bevoial dozen little negroes crowding around the car and hand him a Quarter Soon ho returns and brings a melon largo enough for throe or four men to gat all they want to ont It la hinted tho boy limbed ten cents on ewoh transaction which makkes him a master of fi nance among his associates for a week Tuesday afternoon and evening tho train pansed through the Oklahoma oil country For miles the country UteraUy rtotted with Qil der ricks In most oasoa the derricks were about 200 yards apart and ev ery town hart large tanks anl refin eries All evening tlip country was up with oil burning jots HOV orat of whioh lighted up each derrick Wortrjesflay morning the train passed through tljo PPtton country One thing tho moji on the trip havn rlispoveypil s that people squth of the Jtjnson fvnd are just as PS thpao north pf St Tvno timre Ja an apimfjanpn of rfw nnfl o the men fM with the nuaUty ef tup land n p hut the poQJfle met fit the denptg When ho married men who are to he discharged from tho service of the National Guard some of whom are now home on leave of absence left their com panies they promised their com rades that th y would try to do some little thing to make things pleasanter tor them In tho South While this is In no wise to be construed as a kick on Hie ra tions Ihe do crave some of tho homemade Jolly pickles preserves they are accus tomed O How many Mason City house wives have one or more glasses or jars ol jjoeds that tliey could spare to the soldiers If those who can malco o lit tle donation of this kind will leave tlieir offerings at a central point Sergt A W Casey of Company B and Sergt Jensen of Company A will see that they nate carefully packed and ship ped A few of homemade preserves will make that plain jut substantial field ra tion taste a lot better Come on mother lets nil help Southslde people can leave their donations at Angusl Lom hardos store next door to the Bijou theatre and Noithaido people can leave theirs with the desk sergeant at the police sta tion in the city hall on North Federal The police have plenty of boys in the service so they want to help Lets put this thing through with a rush so Casey and Jen sen can put the thing through before their ton days leave ex pires the middle of next week fjyee Iowa men are not used to and the residents In this section have many conveniences as are found in own as well asi some things that wa citizens do not enjoy THOUGHT RICPORT OK WKEKS IHiLAY MAY PUOVK TO Kll CORRKOT ONK NO SKJNS OF MUCH ACTIVITY ON 1IBIi LKITKll K1UJM WILLIAMS The following letter was received this morning from Sergt S K Wil liams of Company A It was writ ten on July 25 to G I Prettyman of Schanke Co Dear Friend cWe Just passed through McKln ney Texas BO 1 thought I would drop you a line to mall at Dallas We have surely had a fine trip so far and the boys are all feeling fine und behaving perfectly At Kansas GLty wo were march ed lo the finest municipal plunge It was ever my pleasure to see It was all tiled and about 100x200 feel with a shower entrance through which we were compelled to enter there into a graduate pool to pure clan luke warm water with openings at top of each side where streams of water with a high pressure entered th pool Our whole battalion of ap proximately four hundred men were furnished with bathing suits and lowels and turned loose on the best treat we could possibly have had af ter a long hot Sunday on the train The people along the way have been very nice taking curds and letters from the couches and mailing ihem for us We passed through Samlpa last evening about 7 tvnd viewed the richest oil fields or their size in the world This will be a trip we will never forget as all accommodations ure of the best While all our troops have sleepers Company A was for tunate in getting standard Pullmans aud of course porters and clean tJieets every and Sergeants isolcott Ttotchkiss and myself have U Gtalcsroom We are billed to Brownsville Tex tmt will proliabiy be stationed some place near probably In a small town Well I EUoss that is all excepting tbat I often think of you and hope all is amj to P Reception in Honor Ambassador Because He Could Not TJOIIVO Washington Special lo Tho Baltimore Inly Captain Tanl Koenig of the merchant subma rine Deutsehlnnd plans to start to day on his icturii voyage to Germany nothing is going on Uns morning at Ihe pier where the submersible is berthed tlinl Is any more indicative of departure than has beon th case the last fow days Over night developments in fact tended to the probability that tho report late last night it had been decided lo hold the Deutsehlnnd here until sonic word ia received concerning her sister ship the Bremen When Carl A German consul hero announced a to Ambassador von which lie planned at his home for last ev ening had been Indefinitely posfr ponofl lie iiskcri when the iJeittxclilniul would leave will not leave for iiweek answered Lnederilz Istponoiuent of the reception was owing to the inabil ity of the ambassador to come here last night Lueduritx said The Detif sell lands crow slept slept aboard the Interned North Ger man Llloyil steamer Neckar last night London Itity Ibe Admir alty today ll IK stsitoil that no infor mation Is received here regarding the reported mysterious visit Monday night ot a UrltlKli cruiser within tho American territorial off the Virginia capes Cruisers Off Const Beaufort N July al lied warships appeared off Beaufort Intel last night following reports tue German merchant submarine Bremen was headed this Nothing has bcnn seen of the submarine but thox warships continued their patrol to day cruising about fifteen miles shore SOLlIKllS MISS TRA1X Fort Scott July City opened its new public bath house to tho Second Iowa Heglment which constated ot about men nncl officers and gave them a good scrubbing The three sections of troop trains wore tied up there tor about five hours Potor Johnson aud Warren Stout were sightBooing at Kansas Citv and were left behind They art both from Company H Capt Robert B IMke wired tho chief police to ur rast thorn and aond them by regular trftln to tho concentration camp at Brownsville Tex AVICUT HAS AUTO Garner July Werdo a farmer living four miles northeast of Garner had his auto stolen from amonga number parked alout the City Park Tuesday evening It was ii new Ford but tho mutter was not made public until today the officers hoping to locate the thief by avoid ing publicity There Is no clue U S CUUlSWKS WATCH Norfolk July arm ored cruiser North Carolina and three destroyers outside Cape ry near tho allied warship patrol line worked slowly up and down tho coast toduy close to an English cruls HACK JOI5 Wrnkfl Itoum of Cnr Dragging on Vanrtnrbilt July Second battalion Section regiment of tho Iowa troop train luckily es caped injury near Houston last night and In Company K coach tho light went out Tho matter was reported and tho train Ptopptnl When em ployes of Ihe railrpat Investigated thoy discover y broken brako thnt was the ties Tho beam nindpubtertly would imvo occurred the car was at the head of the Special to Tlio GlobeOtuottc Rome via Inris July Nelson Page United States ambas sador and Mrs Page arrived la Hme today Ambassador Pago has been In the United States the last two months on leave of absence KKAD TMK AUS 4 The Mason Clly moivhants have iiiiide special effort for Day and it will pay to road the ads in todays issue very cureiully The prices exceptionally low especially when ono considers that mor V ohumllse in nearly all lines have taken slurp advances J will pay outoftown people to come to Mason Cily mid make liberal purchases for the fu Euro Plan to connlo Mason expect l ing bg values for your dnl t lar youU not be disappointed ;