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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 30, 1914, Mason City, Iowa MisoiCiiy Sbbeflizette Gonzjo COUNTY JUHPUBUOAN Established 186k Weakly Qaaette Established May 1888 The DJilly Globe Established 1897 Issued Every Week by THIS GLOBEGAZETTE PRINTING CO isa Ewit Fifth Street Telephone 28 and 33 W F D M Manager MEMBERS OF ASSOCIATED PRESS Official Paper of City and County greater than any Other newspaper in the city county OT congressional district Subscribers Please Note The pub Ushers desire to maintain a pert ect flellvery system and this can be ac complished only with the subscribers When deliv ery is Irregular or late we will be thankful for ani immediate com plaint TelephoneS832 SUBSCRIPTION HATES gaily per year by ally per year by Daily per weak by SemiWeekly per year by Entered at the Post OMlce at Mason City Iowa as secondclass matter Efurope cuprema legislative and executive Sowers ot the repub lic are vested In parliament of two chambers The president is the tirst magistrate of the confederation and is elected bythe legislature for aterm of The president is not eligible to succeed himself un til after the expiration of a full year from the time of leaving office Of coursewhen George Roberts looms up as s good bet on the serve board Des Moines cant stand for It and begins to suggest Banker Rounds Des Moines wants every thingin sight but lowans will be glad to see Roberts chosen who will represent Iowa In its biggest sense Advertising Rates Furnished on Ap plication i FOURTH Switzerland which has more ho tels mountains cheese factories arid assorted scenery to the square mile worlds and whose population includes a larger proportion of boni faces waiters yodelers and guides than that of any other nation can also boast of having the safest and sanest Independence day The Swiss will begin the observance of their annual patriotic festival today and will continue the celebration until Saturday the actual anniversary but the exercises will be confined to the evening and early morning hours There will be no cessation of labor and not a single tourist wiH be left unplucked because of excess of patriotic indulgence There will be no superheated oratory no boom Ing of cannons no fireworks no pa rades no martial music but only a few brief and solemn manifesta tions during the closing hours of the to be followed by similar ex cercises tomorrow morning and eve ning and religious services on Sat urday For this lack of patriotic out JVih Madame Caillaus acquitted about all the will get out of the trial is that cluster of duels which are on the list as the re sult of the super heated French tem perament during the of the trial These duelists however are not as good shots generally as Mme Caillaux The news of the death of Capt W H Ingham of Algona Tuesday evening at the home of his son George W Ingham at Olympia will be received in Iowa with regret not only on account of the affection which Iowa people have for his distinguished son Harvey Ing ham and to whom their sympathy is extended but also because it re moves a wonderfully patent charac ter of Iowas miraculous develop ment Itwas the Captain Ingham MIDDLE WESTERN CAMPAIGNS ABE NEABING FINISH from Page of the early fifties who blazed the trail but set not the only high bursts the Swiss point to the prece dents established by the patriots of 1291 who did not permit the job of winning independence to interfere with their orderly pursuits and who returning to their homes took up again the care of their herds Independence days in Switzerland are not legal holidays At sundown following a day in which nobody has neglected his cheese making or tour ist plucking or waiting or moun tain climbing or yodeling but has followed his accustomed toil the bells in the churches are set to ring ing merrily In a sublime concert of gratitude which finds a thousand echoes in the mountains with which Switzerland is so liberally supplied The bells out the old refrain Mountaineers ever will be and thepeople answer by building bonfires on the mountain tops and along thV heights Rarely an orator holds forth to remind the people of the significance of the day and to hold up for imitation the character and deeds of their ances tors but as a rule the bonfires and the church services constitute the entire It was on the first of August 1291 that the men of Url Lower Unterwalden and Schyz entered in to a defensive league which was the foundation of the present republic The canton was peopled by the Cumbrians who leaving their original habitation In Scandinavia invaded Italy during the days of the Roman empire They were defeated by the Roman general Marlus and fled into Helvetia as Switzerland was anciently called where they re mained and gave the name of their canton to the whole confederacy The league formed In1291 was successful and by 1353 had grown to eight cantons and in 1613 to thirteen Various surrounding ter ritories were acquired but no ad dition was made to the number of cantons forming the league until 1798 when under the influence of the revolutionists of France the Hel ivetic republic was formed with a regular constitution In 1803 Na poleon stuck his finger tn the Swiss pie gave the republic a new consti tution and increased the number of cantons to nineteen Next year the Swiss will celebrate the centennial ot that compact by which the neutrality of Switzerland and the inviolability of Switzerland were guaranteed oy the powers of standard of intelligence integrity morality and sterling citizenship has made Iowa so prosperous and so potential The oldest pioneer of Koasuth county and the first bar ber of Algona At the age of 87 he has passed on a remarkable man in the most remarkable age of the times He saw the physical equip ment of the state develop from the ox cart to the automobile and fly Ing machine from the tallow dip to the electric light in the rural home from the monthly or bimonthly post to the rural daily delivery and the telephone and wireless He saw high ideals of fifty years which seemed ephemeral dreams then fulfilled in government and state and he saw real reforms hoped for fifty years ago but never expected then finally accomplished Capt Ingham was a man of courage as well as ofmen tal endowment and when danger threatened did not hesitate to lead a company of similarly brave men into the face of death to protect their homes and the homes of others It is a comfort as the years course along toward the sunset of life to be able to look back and say of devel opment and uplift I was a part of and certainly the late Ing ham could trace a well defined im print which he has made in Iowas great development in the past three score years wheat and other crops promised for the state this year would be in grave danger of neglect Fortunately for the state and the prosperity ofits citizens the campaign wil end with the primaries next Tuesday leaving the people free to turn their atten tion jtrom politics On theeve of for a choice of candidates for all public officers from United States senator and governor down to county offi cials the situation Is admittedly the most complicated in the history of the state The multiplicity of can didates is the distinguishing feature In the six years Kansas has had primary elections there have never been so many candidates as this year There are nearly 100 candi dates for places on the state and congressional ballots and in addi tion to these there is the long list of candidates for county township and city offices while an additional ballot is provided for the nonpar tisan candidates for the judgships The contest for United States Senator with nearly a dozen aspir ants In the field is naturally attract ing most attention The heads of the state tickets are the only places that can be predicted with any certainty Governor Hodges is assured of re nomtnatlon by the Ar thur Capper the Topeka publisher who was the gubernatorial candidate two years ago when he was defeated by Hodges by only 29 votes will again be named to head the repub lican state ticket The progressives have picked Heury Allen as their candidate for governor For other places on the state ticket and for representatives in congress there are numerous candidates in both the democratic and republican ranks You Cant sppy out a better bar gain over the whole sea of op portunity for a dollar Saturday we sell 3 work shirts for 6 pr extra quality socks straw hats mens union suits suit cases and wash suits The Manhattan shirt sale is in full swing Better pick yours out tomorrow Pattern Brothers SEES NO HOPE FOR CHEAPER HARD COAL Reading July Welling ton M Bartolet of this city secre tary of the Pennsylvania Coal Mer chants association has just made public his ariinial report to that body of one thousand members in which he holds no hope for reduced hard coal He who are familiar with the conditions under which anthracite is mined sold and transported take no stock in the various attempts made or proposed by the state and federal gQverninents to lower prices Every condltlonfpoints to an upward trend in anthracite prices Increasing wages to miners the necessity of working thinner and thinner veins deeper mining and the general In creasing cost of living all these conditions point to a constant In crease in anthracite prices The consumer moreover Is becoming more and more particular about preparation and all of which tends to increase the cost of coal The retail trade would cer tainly welcome cheaper anthracite but it sees little hope for it in spite of the political promises of parties of condidates The anthracite tax bill the roadway bill the Clayton bill every one of these measures increases the cost of producing or selling anthracite and therefore in creases the price to the consumer The truth of the matter is that an thracite prices are generally fixed by the immutable law of supply and spect to whether to plead guilty or stand a trial Just what the out the meeting was is not made at this time although it was rumored that the prisoner may decide to plead guilty to wn indictment which the states attor ney has the authority to prepare The prisoner Is apuzzle to the at torney and the sheriff Notwith standing the fact that he confessed o one of the most atrocious crimes sver committed in Deleware county a Lair does not manifest the slight est remorse He sits in his cell by reading papers end maga zines He sleeps well and partakes of his three meals daily While the iheriff was taking the prisoner from lis cell office of his attorney he appeared a little nervous appar ently fearing that some violence might befall him while outside of he four walls of the county jail Special to Tie GlobeGazette Washington D July 29 Congressman Kirkpatrick ias a great regard for persistence In any hu man being but the kind of stickto itiveness that is apparent to Wil liam Chisman an Albia Iowa Dem ocratic disciple of certain candidates for office seems to have flabber gasted the venerable representative in the lower house from the Sixth Iowa District Chisman arrived in AVashington Monday and remained long enough to be told by Congress man Kirkpatrick v that Postmaster General Burleson had decided defi nitely to name Herbert Upp as post If all Europe goes to war over Servla It will be thelast one for years for it will mean such an out lay of men and treasure that civiliza tion will never tolerate again such a sacrifice The Mexican affair is hut a mere whisper to the thunder of the European embrglio If it comes Maybe that was pust a psychological turn of some of the financiers to show the farmers that the Wilson administration was the of their getting high prices again master at Blakesburg Iowa that no appeal need be taken and from be THE Where a Dollar Does Its demand Political interference short of government ownership will not lower antraeite prices It more likely to Increase them is Mme Caillaux was acquitted Of course this was a But there is no need yet of American women with firearms taking a change of venue to the Paris courts We have similar precedents inour courts If the mediation board will get action soon at Niagara Palls they may get a bigger job in Europe Its pretty near time to discover an insidious lobby in Washington even during dog days Just so long as we get a good crop who cares if the republicans sow the grain and the democrats raise enough thunder to make the show ers Medicine Hat has people and a brand of weather for each in habitant Wa Ono Hundred Pollars Reword for caau of that canuqt uo cured by Hull Catarrh CaW CJIENfcy Toledo O tte P CbtjW for JW9 hit pfrfectty hoawaBlo iu4U transaction and flnn cltlly Mis it cut nliy obliBatlon audo by bli Kb SAT BANK OP COJllfERCE Oiltmb tntes ijJLa tfio surfaces o T Horse Known to Hundreds of Mason Cly People Has To Be Cliloro Because of Broken teg Burlesons decision as it would futile This discouraging message was poured into Mr Chismans ear with the expectation that the sorrowful news would be conveyed to Guy Hall the unsuccessful candidate for the Blakesburg postoffice whose em missary Chisman Is But such la not the case Bill picked up his carpet bag and hied himself to New York to lay the claims of Mr Hall to the of fice before Jerry Sullivan collector of the port of New York who knows Iowas political complexion like a book BmmiBsary Bill hopes to have Mr Sullivan explain to Mr Burleson that Guy Hall is a Scandinavian of the same degree of nationality as the Texan cabnet officer that his influ ence In the bailiwick of Adams town ship and environs In Wapello county wherein Blakesburg Is the pivotal point is of of such proportions that Hall Is by all odds the best equipped man for the place Mr Sullivan will be told by the wily Chisman that Upp does not live in Blakesburg but is a commuter that is he lives four miles distant from the postoffice and therefore is not a truly Blakesbur gian Mr Chlaman will endeavor t convince Mr Sullivan that he should In turn seek to convince Mr Burle son that Mr Upp should not have the appointment and that Mr Hall should have it And in view of Mr Chlsmans past success in winning his points in be half of aspirants to government po sitions it Is expected that Guy Halls chances of being declared the post master of Blakesburg are not alto gether nil The TJppHall postoffice tangle perhaps is nearer solution than nu merous other fourth class postmaster Jobs In the Sixth district and Iowa in general if word from the postof fice department Is to be taken as gospel Anxious to settle democrats in offices where republicans now hold sway Congressman Kirkpatrick has made daily inquiries of the de partment as to the status of the twenty offices he has to parcel out The most encouraging information thrie far elicited was word today that despite tie fact that the examina only tlons for the offices were com pleted eight weeks ago the papers of the applicants have been correct ed only down as far as those whose names begins with the first letteer of th alphabet The department are working on the Bs now but little hope is entertained for definite de cisions on any of the applicants un til the latter part of Auguust visiting his constituents in the Hawkeye state Congressman Kirkpatrick is seri ously considering the appointment of a new member of the pension ex amoners board in Wapello county due to the failure to receive word from Dr J C Bos accepting the ap pintment of several weeks ago Dr Box has thus far failed to acknowl edge his receipt of the appointment and Congressman Kirkpatrick Is un der the impression that Dr Box does not desire to serve The efforts of Congressman Vell mer in behalf of soldiers widows and veterans of the civil war have been fruitful this week as will be attested by the action of the House on eight items In the current pension bill Through Mr Vollmers efforts four widows of soldiers have been granted pension increases two sol diers have additions to their month ly checks and two other widows heretofore without remuneration from the government have been placed on the pension rolls The membership of Mr Vollmer on the Invalid pensions committee has been the foundation of pensions of a month to Charoltte of Mus catlne and Carrie Record Cpman che Iowa William P Wilson of Iowa City had been increased from to 40 a month and the same increase has been procured for Wil liam H McCune of Clinton The re fusal by thesenate to grant increas es to Margaret T Fuger of Daven port widow of Major Fuger who served In the civil war and later in the regular army and Florence B Plato a former lowan influenced Mr Vollmer to appeal their cases to the House and he succeeded in get ting increases from 30to 36 a month in each case case of Mary E Turner of Columbus Junc tion and Emily M Walker of Daven port whom the senate rejected as pensioners Mr Vollmer brought pressure to bear upon the House con ferees and a favorable report on a month pension bills resulted These two items will without doubt be passed by the House Frank C Morton of Burlington who has been appointed chief Inspec tor of Income tax for the state of Io wa by the treasury department will probably come to Washington for In structions before he assumes office in August Mr Norton who was a candidate for the postoffice at at Burlington was given the appoint ment by the commissioner of Inter nal revenue before whom Nortons qualifications for the post were placed by Congressman Connolly The Pennsylvania legislature at its last session passed the anthracite tax act imposing an ad valorem tax of 2J per cent on all anthracite coal mined In the state Without avail this association obected to the pass age of this bill because Jt believed that the only effect would be to In crease the price of coal to the con sumer The newspapers that have URGE TWO 10WANS FOR RESERVE BODY George E Roberts of Port odge Is Sharing Prominence With J Can Qualify Bankers in general have O PRISON PRODUCTS ABE IN DISFAVOR Prejudice Prevents Employment of Convict of News and Comment From Iowas Capital City Des Moines July MeClaughry of the Anamosa reform atory gave an iluslratton of the dlf ficulty in theway of establishing in dustries at the state institutions so longas the present prejudice exists against everything touched by an In mate of an Institution The state has a fine stone quary at Anamosa and Is offering crushed toete for county road work free Aneffort has also been made to sell the crush edstone at a merely nominal figure A company was said Mr MoClaughry to handle some of this crushed stone and it was composed of persons Interested in the Chicago Anamosa and Northern railroad They wanted to secure some tonage over the road and disposed of fifteen car loads to be shipped to a city over their line It was Then some one at the other enddiscovery that the machine used In crush ing the stone had been touched by been convict hands and the crushed rock pleased with the mention of the name couldnt be marketed an any price of George E Roberts of Fort Dodge The last I heard of it the fifteen car director of the mint for a place on loads were standing on a siding the federal reserve boarcl Instead of waiting to see who should pay the Thomas D Jones whose name Prasidemurrage The notion that in some dent Wilson recently withdrew from way apy material that has been further consideration Several howtouched by inmates of a state insti ever suggested that if the president tution acquires thereby a ceirtain wishes to select a member from the dangerous or poisonous character i3 middle west he should select J G extremely foolish but it is some Rounds president of the CUtizens Nathing the state will have to con tional Bank of Des Moines They declared that Mr Rounds is well and favorably known at Wash ington particularly by the members of the organized committee before whom he appeared at Chicago when the committee was lyaing out the twelve reserve districts It was Mr Rounds able presenta tion of the situation they said that more than anything else kept Iowa intact In the Chicago district The fact that many eastern papers i ULLIAI j aasLCiU a howled so much against the statute have mentioned the director of the since its enforcement had nothing to mint for the place led several bank say against it pending its passage ers to think that the president might What we prophesied has happened j already be seriously considering his The tax has been added to the price name Some however objected that of coal by the operators and by the tend The state is operating the stone crushing plant to an extent as large as the demand for the stone but a great deal more of it could be turn ed out if it could be made use o in building or on the roads retailers in GEORGE DE LAIR MAY PLEAD GUILTY Accused Man Exhibits No Symptoms of Remorse Manchester July De Lair selfconfessed murderer of Mrs John Allen of Hopklnton spent an hour yesterday in the offices of his attorney E M Carr of Man chester to discuss his course with re Mr Roberts Is not a practical banker His only real experience seems to have been two or three years as pres ident of the Commercial National bank of Chicago before Its consoli dation with the Continental Nation al He was proprietor of the Fort Dodge Messenger for twentyfive years See What One Tomorrow at the Prophet a horse well known to all the drivingmen of the city be cause a few years ago the horse was considered one of the fast goers from this section of the state had to be chloroformed yesterday because of afractured leg Prophet has be longed to the Cadwell barn for over twenty years and was said to be about 28 years records of by Siebbina of lata old He had some He has been kept SWAJoEBAIiE Swaledale July Friday morning the lightning struck a ma chine shed belonging to A D Drury west of town destroying the shed his auto corn huskers and several other pieces of machinery The threshing machine can be heard near town began with Rosco Carr and now at Mr Nnchless just south of town Miss Irene Moroney went to Mason City about a week ago and had an operation for appendicitis She Is do ing nicely Miss Victoria Carr of Des Moines is visiting relatives In town Miss Florence Jenkins entertained Dorothy Carr and thre other Mason City girls for a week and party at her home They returned home Mon day Mlsa Era Van Kirk is home after spending several weeks with her brother at Montlcello Miss Hattte Wood is visiting her sister Mrs L E Jenkins Mrs Fred Eggrich is in Sac City attending her sisters wedding The secretary and assistants in Congressman Connollys office are liberal patronizers of the United States mails these days forwarding communication a during the brief ab sence of Mr Connolly in Iowa to him for decision while on the ground Michael Cronin secretary to Congressman Vollmer is hand ling all departmental matters for Mr Connolly during his brief absence from Washington and the Congress man is keeping in close touch with the actual work of his 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