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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 1, 1916, Mason City, Iowa k IN TV WORKING AND NIGHT1 And never tiring In their efforts and with n detennmation to succeeVl is the story of Globo 3nzette want ads Use them for Results WEEKLY EDITION REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE WORLDTODAYS NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS The Weather Unsettled weather tonight and Friday with probably showoiS Cooler tonight VOL XXIII MASON CITY IOWA THUSDAY JUNE 1 J91G Neither Alien Nor Coson Will ing lo Withdraw From Kace for Iowa Governorship at Primaries FRENCH CLAIM ASSAULT ON THEIR POSITIONS AT DEAD MANS HILL STOPPED BOMBARDMENT Intense Artillery Duc1 Is in Progress Around Ft Doim inont Probably Forerunning Another Charge Special to The GlobeGazette Uerlhi via London June I In ail utliielv on posi tions southeast of lieail Minis Hill on the Verdun Ivtmt tlio French obtained a foothold in the 1ermaii first lino trenches over an extent of 40O metres Tho wasoffice announced to day that he French made reiteJxt ttl assaults on the German lines but other than that at the point mentioned were beaten off with extremely heavy losses im Special to The GlobeGazette Des Moiues June joint committee representing Attorney General Cosson and Senator Allen failed to reach an agreement and ad journed at noon sine die The ad journment marks the end of negotia tions the purpose of which was to eliminate one candidate and present a united front in opposition to Lieut Gov Harding The adjournment came after a conference which lasted hours and after several propositions had been presented by each side Senator Allen resumed his speaking tour today and Mr Cosson had nev er ahandoneu his so neither candi date was present AT Vininirv rnvrivi irc I The Allen supporters asserted that Al VftUUDA the failure of Cosson to attend was largely due the failure to reach an agreement but the Cosson com mittee declared that even had Mr Cosson boon present ho would not have accepted any of the peace pro posals presented bythe Allen group and the adjournment came after submission of resolutions by the Cossou committee calling for a can vass of the state as to relative strength It was proposed to con sult two nonpartisan leaders in each county and choose for the candidate the man whose strength was estimat ed to be greatest by these nonpartl saus This the Allen committee re fused to adopt claiming that the time was top short for such confer ence and the only way to settle the question of withdrawal was by a frank discussion between the candi dates themselves and the members of both committees left the confer ence refusing to concede tho nomin ation of Harding Each declared his candidate was still in the race with a good chance to win The utmost good feeling on the part of tho com mittee members marked the confer ence Special to the GlobeGazette Germans wore repulsed in an attack io th repulsed in an attack de French Dead erjsflitf oclock k to the official state meut issude by the French war office Violent bombardment continued in this region throughout the night An f intense artillery fire is in progress on the east and west fronts at Doua uiont Special to The GlobeGazette London June momentous battle at Verdou shows no sign or slackening In violence but tlie latest official reports in contrast with moat oC those issued during the last few days record no further advances for the Germans The center of the bit terest fighting is shifting somewhat to the southwest of tbe front be tween Cumieres and Deadmans Hill west of the Meuse where the Ger mans scored most of the recent gains Dead Mans Hill or the ground in its immediate vicinity has been the scene of the latest infantry engagements the German attack 011 the French positions there last night breaking down according to the French state ment iii Unofficial Paris reports point to I the growing intensity of tlie desper 8JT ate Verdon struggle They declare however that despite tho tremend ous efforts of the Germans the French first line west of the Meuse is still unbroken and that the Ger mans must score further advances here before they can force the main Issue by carrying the battle to the op posite bank of the Meuse where tlie BrasDouaumontVaux lins continues to bar direct advance upon the for tress To Die In Must Pay Penalty for Murder of His FathcrinLaw Grand Rapids Millionaire Whom He Poisoned THIS PARMKU HAS A HEAT HA till LUCK TALK Iowa City June prize as a hard luck victim is demanded by Fred Parker an Iowa City farmer living near the Delvida cross roads not far from Solon When a Hock Island locomotive ran down and kill ed his horse during tho past week jMr Parker proceeded to make a rec sord of the things that have happened to him during his farm life near Iowa City Ho listed these Ampu tation of thumb hand and arm af ter a catfish thrust a thorny spine into his thumb superinducing blood poison destruction of his house from which he had not removed his goods after changing his residence burning of all of his household equipment save a little robbery of his new home whereby all that lie had saved was stolen fell whilo working on his farm and fractured two ribs train strikes and kills his horse Special to The GlobeGazette Now York Juno Arthur Warren Waite was today sentenced to die in the electric chair during the week of July 10 as the penalty Cor he murder of his fatherinlaw John E Peck of which he was convicted When Waite was presented to tbe bar his counsel moved he be granted a new trial This was denied by the court and death sentence in theelec tric chair was then imposed When Justice Shcarn concluded the sent ence Wnite delivered a short speech in which he expressed appreciation of the manner In which his trial was conducted his thanks to the court and prosecutors and to his own at torney He said hs was very sorry for his crimes and for the suffering he caused others By surrendering his body for punishment he said he hoped to compensate In some small NO ONLY MAN DIOLKGAT10 TO WOMENS CONVENTION AX SOMK OF TliK WOMKN T MlSj AN MA JOHNSON OHlQ IT WILL NOT DRAW UNTIL BORDER IS SAFELY GUARDED Got acquainted with Mr Herschel T Smith of Fulton Ky Mr Smith is a famous man lie has jus stepped into the brightest spot light that will shine in this country out ride of the national conventions this year for Mr Smith Is the only man delegate to the Thirteenth Bienniel convention of the General Federation of Womens clubs which held forth In New York City MRS RALPH TRXWTMAN Mr Smith is proud of himself of his distinction and the ladies Moreover lie is a very popular man No more woman delegate enjoys half his popularity I have attended each and every srcii is ANSWER TO BE SENT TO War Dnpartmonl Seeks atiou as to Disposition of Do Faelo Troops in Northern Special o The Washington Juno is stated authoritatively today that American troops will not be withdrawn from Mexico until tho Cananna session of the said he ties demonstratecontrol of the sitti And 1 have attended each and every to protect the Amerl J lean border A reply Jo thai effect probably will be made to Cnrrauxas note The president was represented today aa ready to withdraw troops when pos sible but determined to wait until luncheon my delogsilpshii entitles me to As a nialter of fact 1 am a reg ular luncheon The lucre women clustered here about Mr Smith are among the not ables of Federation Some of them are officials Shaclilelon Parly Narrmvly Es cape Death and Endured Great Privations in Antarctic Special to Tlie GlobeGazette London June further mes sage received today from Lieut Sir Ernest Shackleton Antarctic explor er whose arrival at Port Stanley Falkland Islands wag made known yesterday and shows the exopditiou lad a remarkable escape After meet ug with almost unprecedented weather in the early part of 1915 tho lieutenants ship Endurance was badly nipped by great ice bergs and afterwards foundered Sir Ernest succeeded In getting off all his men and some stores Terrible privations were suffered After reaching Island the scarcity of food became so seri ous he decided to leave tho greater part the men while lie act out for help After a journey of three weeks probably unique in the an nals of the Antarctic expeditions la HUIMU smau uiua 01 uie Aniarctic expeditioi degree for the deaths of his victims I Sir Ernest reached South Georgia There he sought the assistance of whalers for a rescue party on tho island but this proved Impossible owing to prevalence of unfavorable weather condtiions The message says there is urgent need of help for ho marooned men Loral f0111 panics Making Strong Rf fort o Ftiiim Commands to Pull Peace Streiitrtli AXOTHKU Special to The GlobeGazette Wlllemstad via June persons were kiftod or wounded in an outbreak at Maracalbo against General Garcia who has been appointed president of Aho state of Julia succeeding tompor PrcaItlient The troops pro fired on citizens who tried to vont Garclns landing from the tenmer MorUIa which had taken him rio Maracaibo One by one recruits are being ob tained for the two Mason City Na tional Guard complies There are still some vacancies however to be filled before reaching the maximum peace strength of 75 men each and young men to whoa f 7 par evening for drill each week and per day and up for the ton day camp period In addition to expenses and clothing of all kinds should get in touch wtlli the company commanders at once To get ful pny at camp and enjoy a good vacation without much loss of income new recruits must bo en listed by June 7 O I 15OSSKS MKKT Special to The GlobeGazefto Chicago June Republican National committee met today for the specific purpose It was stated of hearing conlcsts and making a tem porary roll for the national conven tion Other business it was announc ed will not he taken up Forty con tests involving sixtytwo seats were to he decided The cases of Virginia which elected twice the ordinary number of delegates and Texas whore under the state law two dele gates from encli district were elected were first taken up ADVICES THAT COULD NOT BE SENT BY CABLE TELL CONDITIONS 1MIOT1IKR S1STRR SLAIN BY RELATIVE Bloomington June Edith Doran was shot dead Tuesday evening and her brother James man probaby fatally wounded dur ing a quarrel at the home of their mother Mrs Uateman eighteen miles northwest of here The shoot ing Is said tohave been done by Ralph Cruise a soninlaw of Bate man The cause of the quarrel has not been learned Cruise made his escape and at a late hour last uight had not been captured although Sheriff Puter baugh ot Eureka and a large posse of farmers are the heavily timbered country along tho Mack inaw river Cruise was employed on the farm of Mrs Doran MEAT LINES IN BIG CITIES GROW LONGER Citizens Sometimes Have to Wait Hours Before They Can Obtain the Amounts Allot led to Them Berlin by May For he first time since the outbreak of he war meat is hard to obtainin the capital and larger cities of the Uerman empire Moat linos have grown as long is the buttermilk and those forming them must sometimes wait hours before they can procure he quota alloted them by their cards Responsible for this condition arc the heavy demands made upon the moat supply by the army and an al most total cessation of imports The governments new policy of discour aging slaughtering of meat animals before fattening has given them their maximum butcher weight Cattle owners have recently shown a tendency to keep the mantel because tho miximum prices arranged loft them little profit One ray in Germanys national cupboard is fact that the grain prospects for the present year arc ex ceedingly good fiy0 winter wheat ia well advanced and spring crops have been favored by timely rams and an early season Crop con ditions in Austro Hungary and in ter ritories occupied by the Central pow ers troops arc also good SofcffersCsil liiture Lives Italys Government Insurance Comnany Will Issue Policies For Men on Jie Firing Line Special to The GlobeGazette Home June soldiers at the front may Insure their lives for apiece according to a now rule of the National Institute of In surance an organization subsidize by the government The request for such a policy must lie made within ten days of tho sol diers arrival at the front HILLS HOLD COXFUUICXCF ouis W IT M Ilnvnor of Marengo repub lican candidate for attorney general at the primaries was in the city to day shaking hands with old friends and making new ones Mr Havner says that things look nvorable for him in this section of the state Fort Madison Juno of I ho recent correspondence of an inmate at the stnto penitentiary with Henry Ford the automobile manufacturer has come the fact that no less than fifty of tlio inmates have written lo Ford regarding work when they are Eachlias received encouraging but so frir s known none of uaiug iti them has boon promised work rirm or deny various rumors regard ing tiio disposition of his fathers QrAFJTKU CKXTKNNLVL OF great wealth It was indicated how over that tlio late pioneer railroad builder made a comprehensive ox Chicago Juno 1 liaustive arrangements for the man incident lo I ho centennial of the Hill proper I ies celcmation at lie University of Chi il will con Special to The GlobeGazette St Paul Juno Los president of the Great Northern son of the late James 1 Hill hold a conference will a number of his close business associates today Mr Hill declines to discuss the purpose of the conference and also refusing at New York June Josiah Evans Cowles of Los Angeles has beon elected president of the fenoral federation of womens clubs ty a largo majority defeating Mrs Samuel B Sneath of Tiffin Ohio The voto takon yesterday aud an nounced today showing Mrs Cowles received ballots against 4it3 for Mrs Snoath By a two thirds majority tho fed eration voted to affiliate with the National Council of Women which in turn is a in em her of the International Council or Women Several women were ejecte from tho meeting bo causc of protests when they were de nied the right to voto on this ques tion Georgia A Bacon Worcester was elected first vicepresj Mrs Carrie A McFarland of S D recording and Mrs Frances D Everett correspond ing secretary Mrs William Li Wil liams of Michigan was treasurer UESEitt K BOABD THINKS IT UK AT TOP OF UP WARD MOVEMENT Hie arrauza forces can control tha situation Stops have been taken by the war department today to obtain more def inite information on the disposition of tbe Carraura troops In Chihuahua It is said the tone of Cnrranzaa note prompted tho action by the uiiHi tary officials without dogard to tho diplomatic pliasos of the situation General has been asked to outline clearly tho siLiiallon in Chi huahua according to his most recent information of the whereabouts ot the Carninna detachments WIDESPREAD SJNHEST ON PART OF LABOK Outlook for Growing Crops Slightly AcivatjK oi Northuesf Ss De crease 1 OK rOMMKUCH IHIJUOTOUS TO MKIST A meeting of the board of direc tors of tbe Mason City Chamber Commerce will be bold in the offices of A M Schanko at oclock mo row night Each com mittee chairman will bo expected to give a complete report of tho work j accomplished liy his committee since 1 tlio last meeting The matter ot lug tho two companies of tlie Iowa National Guard of this city in the enlistment of recruits Is now undoi advisement and a complete report of the course to bo taken will be given out at the mooting tomorrow night The committee on club rooms will have i detailed re port to make aud submit their choice for tbe approval of the board Special to The GlobeCSazelto Washington June ac tivity in the United States has per haps readied tho maximum of its present upward movement the feder al reserve board announced in its monthly bulletin today with a ten dency to proceed more cautiously at tended by considerable widespread unrest on the part ot labor even where tho highest wages tiro paid There is a slightly loss favorable outlook for Romo of the growing crops of tho Minneapolis district tho report says tho decrease In wheat acreage probably will approximate I from five lo eight per cent This will bo more than offset by the increase in acreage in barley HI Philadelphia Juno final briefs were riled today with lOxamiu eiKdgar VValktus Cor the I liters la to Commerce Commission by five coal companies and by the railroads in volved In the complaints which the coal concerns have filod for the re fund of A decision in tho case Is expected in July The Iiva companion are lo catnd In tlio Hastorn Pennsylvania disfriot They sock to have refund ed all freight rales puid in excess of and a ton on caul ship ped from 2 The five companies joined four year in complaints to the Interstate Commorco Commis on the coal i IMO fin e O and rye Corn commission suslainrd reates of these rail were excoKsive Tlio about up lo tho average and Ihei rocelctod goncra business conditions aru excel lent ASIC wonic F UXIVKIISITV OF CHICAGO TO Mnic1 on in Preparedness moment or the Hill properties celehration at he Univers N Hill of York tho oldoaKo opened today with est son did not attend tho conference school alumni dinner ant renre I hero have been many rumors that no will rtnnvn by the late Empire buildor I have absolutely nothing to say and will not discuss my fathers uf fiiirs said Louis SV Hill Juno I President Wilson marching on foot will leiul tlie preparedness parade bore Flag Day Juno ll Afterward ho will rc vcivv tho procession and deliver a Flag Day address LO tho marchers Tho announcement was made today M is A AJSK HKKK TODAV Tho regular monthly inoolings of the board of directors of tin M It A is tiding hold at headquarters to day No spcfial issue is before the board tho routine work of settling claims being tho chief object of tlie mooting The board members pres ent are Albert HUBS Menomiiioo plaints and tho rates were reduced Y SKOIIKTAIIY IS J1KKK JFOU J Uoyce Brown thenewly plrcfivj secretary of Uio community Y M C A of this city arrived here this noon from and will Immn dinloly takeup tho work in his new field A meeting of the board of directors will bo hold soon and plans for now secretarys work will be outlined sir Brown will not remove his family to the city until the cud of tho school year at about Juno i CAPITAL unrsmxf UP tinue each day until Tuesday oven ing Tomorrow will lie ronfcreiue I Dr W P day Saturday will be alumni and J M Grimm Cedar Vlanlds la students day with ineny gala events Other members arc expected to come and there are other events for Sun day Monday and Tuesday later for tho session of tho board tomorrow X Juno now summer capital has had a IhoiouKh brushing up A new rail road siding has lifcn IniiH to he presidents pilvatq car and the railroad station PJ i ni u j been beautified Tho famous slon Shadow at formerly the home of tho lato Johii A McCall Is in readiness for tho president aud his guests ;