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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 18, 1914, Mason City, Iowa J TO BUV EXQH GlobeGazette Want A3 for three days or a weekcan accomplish them tomorrow Phone 28 or 32 THE WEATHER Partly cloudy tonight nnrt prolmliiy local showers somcnvluit higher temperature northeast portion tonight 0 BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE WORLti TODAYS NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS VOL XXI MASON CITY IOWA THUKSDAY JLiVE 1914 No 211 SIRLAINE GETS TWO HEATS OF RACE BETTER CROWDS THAN AT FIRST DAYS MEET Running Races Proving an At tractive Feature New Rac ing Rules Have Approval of Local Horse Race Lovers Sirlaine owned by W G Beezley Syracuse took two heats the pacing event the first race on yesterdays card for the second days program of races at the fair grounds His performances furnished lovers of horse racing with delight His first heat was made in with one sec onds difference in the other heat Columbia Fire owned by G Bohanaa took the second heat of the race His time tied that of the first heat Tha grandstand was filled When the hour of 2 oclock was reached the center was packed and by the time the half hour hadpassed every seat in the stand had been taken Without an exception the audience was a horserace enthusiastic one The crowd lived ages as their fav orite horses won by noses and were beaten to the line by a few feet Two more running races added greatly to yesterdays Muss ridden by Lungford ran as even a race as was ever seen in Mason City She made the half mile mark in 50 Dellzell ridden by M Webb cut down in the second evsnt a repetition of the first winning in 50 Side bets were frequent these inads on the quiot however Tlie made afterrtopn while jbVeaking ho Mason Gity track was in every Instance The track was iri a little con dition than even the day before and aided the string of highbred ponies They were slightly wild They want ed to be off as their drivers started them on a walk for the getaway Starter Woods was forced to use rep rimands in several instances in the scoring Every start however was a fair one The official would not let tha ponies pass his stand while unfairness was shown to one He showed remarkable ability ingetting With the added attendance of yes terday the finality of the sport in creased iri ratio Not only wns bet ter time made but the ponies were more evenly matched than yesterday No one horse won more than two of the three heats of each race For the first time yesterday Ma son City followers of the turf thor ougly understood the new associa tion ruling which makes each heat of a race a separate race in itself Not a dissenting voice was heard re garding them It worked to advan tage in many ways yesterday Not only was the money more evenly distributed but nearly every horse had a chance to come within the money Sirlaine got away in the lead in the 2 OS event Columbia Fire pick ed up and followed leaders stride The horses were hunched tight for the first half mile SirT latne won by half a length Franklin Pierce set the pace in the second heat of the event Buck Muscovite paced Sirlaine Four ponies were were bunched closely for the finish when Sirlaine broke his stride Col umbia Fire nosed under the wire a winner Sirlaine got back into form winning the third heat of the race in completing one of the pret ties events of the Afternoon Kereri Girl tried for the advantage in the first heat of the trot and broke her stride Miss Johnson Kis simee and Sweetwood worked away from the field and took the lead They were caught by Jim OSliea and Dick Thefive horses were running practically neck and neck from the back stretch of the first lap to the wire for the half mile The race wan then practically a duel between these five until the brown mare from Mis souri Sweetwood got back her stride and came lip She passed the field easily at the wire Sweetwood tried for the rail in the second heat of the event She broke her stride Miss Johnson exerted her self and took the lead with Tim OShea trailing closely The field was hunched several rods in the rear This position was held to the wire for the first half mile Kereri Girl and Dick were running a race all by themselves when the back stretch of the second lap had been reached The audience lifted in their seats when Jim OSliea and Sweetwood tore down homo nook and neck It was probably the prettiest race of the afternoon although several close fin ishes made the sport interesting Jim OShea had just a little more steam in this heat and managed to takes the event Jim OShoa took the third heat of the IIo forged ahead and got the rail keeping ahead and all by THt F f0t O PLAYERS AMERICAN TEAM Over forty thousand people witnessed the polo games between the representative teams of America and England at Meadowbrook Long Island The picture shows La Montague driving towards the English goal Left to right the players are Lockett Captain Clieape Waterbury La Montague MEETING LAST NIGHT DE ODES IN FAVOR OF MASON CITY E HINSHAW AGAIN ELECTED PRESIDENT Other Officers Praelically the Same for Comimj Year Joe Konvalinka Made Meinluu of Board OF RO Pilot Train Preceding Him on Journey Strikes Bomb Placed Up on the Tracks Special to The GtoboGazette Berlin June attempt was made near Tschudovo Russia today to blow up the Russian imperial train carrying the Emperor of Russia and family A postal train preceding the imperial train as pilot struck a bomb placed on the track It exploded and many coaches oj the mail train were shattered and sev eral were injured The imperial Lrain passed the spot a few minutes later at its destination withoutifiirtiief Special to The GlobeGazette East St Louis June More tLan delegates and vis itors were present here today when he eleventh annual encampment of the United Spanish War Veterans department of Illinois got under way The encampment will continue three days Interspersing the ibusiness sessions will be numerous features of entertainment provided for the visitors by Nelson Miles Camp No 62 of this city Continued on Page SPANISH WAR VETERANS ROOSBVKMC L1CAVKS Special to The GlobeGazette London June Colonel Roosevelt arrived at the station to take the regular steamer train for Southampton on his return trip to the United States this morning a large crowd bid him farewell The colonel told newspaper men Tell the English people that I enjoyed my self and that I fully appreciate the way I have been treated by every The Imperator the steamer on which Roosevelt was to sail from Southampton was reportea to be ashore off the Isle of Wight but the report was not confirmed The ru morproved unfounded the Impera tor arriving at Southampton and taking aiboard passengers MEDIATORS FIX Washington Officials Turned Their Attention to trie Critical Stage of the Mediation at Niagara Fulls CLOT UGH City Will Pay for 48 Per Cent of Current and Merchants for 52 per Cent According to Agreement of Yesterday The 100 candle potfer light at the top of the clusters will burn all night at public epxense and the four smaller lights on each cluster until 11 p at the expense of the merchants according to agreement reached between council and mer chants committee yesterday where by the lights were turned on last night The nine downtown arc lights will be removed Until this is done and arrangements made for turning off the four lights to the pole and leaving the top one all lights will burn on about the old schedule The required changes however will soon be made SHIP YANKKR GUNS Dublin June Quanti ties of rifles an ammunition were landed during the night on the Con nemara coast of western Ireland by the National Volunteers The rifles are said to be the latest American pattern Torpedo boats hrive been ordared to patrol the coast to prevent further running Special to The GlobeGazette Washington June by the news that two constitution alist chiefs of northern Mexico had adjusted their diferences the offic ials of the Washington government turned their attention to the critical stage of the mediation negotiations at Niagara Falls after publication the sharp statement by the Hu erta sistence of a constitutionalist for the provi sional presidency as opposed to a neutral was tantamount to abet ting and evm exacting fraud or vio lence at the Crisis Is Here Washington June the administration officials said they still hoped for a successful out come of mediation they were more doubtful than at any time since the conference began Villas Ultimatum Special to Tho GlobeGazette Eagle Pass Texas June That Villa has presented an ultima tum to Carranza demanding abso lute separation of the civil and mil itary branches of the constitutional ist government is the substance oil dispatches received from constitu tionalist headquarters at Piedras Negras A committee of three of ficers are said to be in conference with Carranza at Saltillo present ing Villas plan Villas Plan According to constitutionalist of ficials at Piedras Negras Villas plan is as follows is to have complete control of the army and to direct the military policy without inter ference while Carranza is to have control of the civil government and foreign relations agrees to recognize Carranza as his superior provided Carrnnza accords him recognition as supreme military chief promotion of officers and the disposition of their com mands are to be in Villas nancs The expressed belief that if these demands are granted Villa would proceed with campaign and take personal com mand of the forces in the field Oth erwise they said they thoughtVilla would persist resignation re tire to Chihuahua to await such time as ha could serve the consti tutionalist cause without friction Await Instructions Niagaar Falls June Lafnar today awaited word from Washington as to whether to make public the American delegates re ply to the Mexican statement last night criticizing the American plan for the establishment of provisional government The Mexican delega tion refuted the suggestion that the issuance of their statement was a defense which anticipated failure of the negotiations When formal con ferences are resumed tomorrow it will be definitely determined whether in view of past disagree ment the conferences will be pro longed for indefinite consideration of the names offered by the two sets of delegates or whether to chance agreement if the mediators submit some names they are reserv ing Tlie Americnn Partition Special to Tho GlobeGazette Niagara Juno 1 po sition of the American government is that an agreement between the United States and Huerta on neu tral terms would be valueless unless the great body of constitutionalists supported him on the theory that the Installation of a capable broad minded constitutionalist by peaceful Congressman Kirkpatrick Recom mends Attorney W C Gambeil for Sigourneys Postmaster Special to The GlobeGazette Washington D June iongressman Kirkpatrick today rec ommended for postmaster at Sigour ney Attorney W C Gambeil who is the democratic nominee for the Keo kuk county representative in the Iowa house ASHORE Special to The GlobeGazette J England Time Tlra thai Qhina line of the North Lloyd is ashore in the fog near MyrtTeden West Portland She sailed May 2nd from Yokohama for Harburg A steamer has been sent to bring ashore the Buelows passengers SHOOTS AT A1UBASSAIKR Special to The GlobeGazette Champaign June von Bernstorff German ambassador United States was fired upon point blank this morning by special policeman while he was riding to the University of Illinois commencement exercises in an automobile The po liceman not in ia uniform held up his hand for the Berustorff machine to stop at a crossing The driver of the machine paid no attention and the policeman angered fired No one wag hurt CONVICT SHANGHAIS MAN TO GO TO PRISON FOR HIM Special to The GlobeGazette San Francisco June 18 Grimes convicted of forgery in Shanghai when enroute to San Quentin penitentiary California shanghaied Alfred Johnsen a Nor wegian sailor in Japan substi tuted the sailor for himself and es caped according to information de veloped in a searching investigation by officials Not until Tohiisen was In San Quen tin cell and told the story to a fel low Norwegian was it discovered an innocent man svaa probably nerving a three years term for Grimes Johnsen does not speak English Mason City has been awarded the convention and state shoot of the Iowa Sportsmans Association for 1915 to be held about this time of the year The date will be set by the Cerro Gordo Gun club under whose auspices the present shoot is being held and who will conduct the 1015 shoot Mason City won the honor follow ing a motion by Sam Foster presi dent of the local club He made the remark that it had been the custom in past years for the convention aud shoot to be held twice and even three times in the same city The vote for Mason City was unanimoua No other cities extended invitations B C Hinshaw state Cish and game warden was reelected presi dent of the association Joseph Fort Dodge was again made secretary and treasurer Sam Foster who held the first vice president was elected to the posi tion of second vice president Joe Smith was elected first vice presi dent W D Hogan Sioux City L Hazel wood Iowa Falls and Joe Konva linka Mason City were elected to the board of directors Mrs Anna Granted Widows Pension to Ant in Support of Four Children by Court Though she and her four children have property with a net worth above of about Mrs Anna Nelson is without funds and practically because there is no sale for a ten acre tract of land in Lake township or for a second mortgage on some Worth county land in which it is tied up The only other property is their hoavily mortgaged home For that reason on recominendAtion of the county attorney Judge M E Ed wards has ordered mother he paid PRIweek for each of the children for temporary relief until slio cnn realize upon her property at tlift value set upon it by the probate court appraisers means would prevent bloodshed and loss of life and bring Mexico back to normal condition more rapidly than through the mijitary triumph of a revolutionary army The following resolution was reat and passed last night and game laws of Che state of Iowa as now spread beforfe the convention As sembled in Mason City this tG18 day of June we know that materia improvements can lie made at tho next session of the legislature Ti that end we hearby appoint a com mission of five representative sports men of which the president of our association shall be chairman repre seating all sections of the state who are hereby instructed to draft a bil or amendment covering the sullen points to be added or from such laws as now exist whlcl shall be submitted explained anc endorsed The summaries of the do liberations to be presented to the legislature and passage urged Tho action of this committee shall be endorsed by all members of this as sociation and prospective members of the legislature should be inter viewed and their favorable com mendation of this association se cured prior to their election Hinsliaws Plan That the deputizing of all mem hers of sporting clubs throughou the state is the only adequate man ner of coping with illegal sliootin of game in Iowa was the statemen of State Fish and Game Warden Hin shaw at the business meeting las night Hinshaw spoke for sevora minutes to a hall full of men inter ested vitally in the future of th hunting of the state He first summed everything u into one word and that was coop which ho said was neces sary to begin with He asked to close to him by th members of the association He explained the WeeksMcCain bill regulating spring duck shoot the bitter fight which too place all through the state thi spring when it clashed with th state law and bitter words rsulteA In opening his address Mr Hin shaw thanked those assembled for the honor they had bestowed upon him It was first Mr Hinshaw would not accept the charge although matters were brought to bear which changed the situation The speaker said that the sportsmen of Iowa about to enter one of tho hardest years ot its history regarding fish and game laws both national and state There is an agitation every where caused from the changing of certain Mr Hinshaw and no matter what laws are made there never will be a time when ev erybody will be satisfied One will always find the radicals and the There are many and they are prominent men in big moves in tho county in many instances who want to see the hunter put out of commis sion altogether They want to see him stopped from killing birds of any I am for the plan to stop the kill ing of birds in tlic Miiny Wiiut Commission Twentyfive Cerro Gorilo Gun club members have asked for com missions as state deputy game war dans State Fish and Game Warden E C Hinshaw made the statement OV OF J STiVOJlA IN NKW A rebellion within tho rebellion against the Mexican government has broken out in Sonora one of tho iirosperous northern states of Mex ico now under the control of the onstitutionalists Friends of Gov ernor Jose Maria Maytorena who lias been considered General Caranza the close to ef of the Constitutionalists have been fight Ing with the Tolowers o General Alavara Obregon the leader it was said that General Villa was planning to send troops nto to restor order He also lie favored nither faction Troops stationed at Nogalss anc at Caiianea were rushed to Her opeh warfare against the faction op posed to Governor Maytorena and that they are being supplied with arms and rations by the Federal at Guaymas Hampton Woman Pjis Away Tuesday Dis ease Is Cause of UcutJi Many in this city who were friends of Mrs 1 H Darrah of Hampton will be greatly shocked to hear of her sudden death which occurred Tues day night The cause of her death was heart disease Although Mrs Darrah had always been delicate it was thought thtit she was in her us ual health She worked about the house Tuesday morning and accom panied her husband on vvn auto trii in the afternoon Upon returnlni aljout oclock she went to he room to retire for the night Shi had entered her room when she fell to the floor Her husband found her soon after In an uncon scious state A physician was sum moned but before he arrived Mrs Darrah had passed away Mrs Darrah is survived by he husband and six children She also leaves many friends who are deeply grieved over her death Continued on Page CIRCUS 10 BE Ml Keports That Have Pass eil Up Town Are roads Avisel They Are Coming Hepoflts that Ringling Brother have decided to pass up Maso City this year arc untrue accordin to letters recieved from the circu transportation department by F 1 Hanlon general manager of the V C C L Hanlon is advised that the bijj exhibition will show ia Ma son City Juty 18 ON Ml OF I if ANCIf ASEilS BROUGHT Tfl CITY TO TRACK RECENT JOY 3ARAGIC BROKEN OPEN AND CAR TAKEN OUT s Reported Direct k Sheriffs Of fice Without Reference to Police DepiUtment ami Bogs Snminoiicd Bloodhounds from Watorlori wers irought to the city this afternoon to ake the trail the persons who Inst night broke open the private garago f H T Giles a real estate man living on Brice street took his auto there from drove it a great part bt the night and finally left it in the raia not far from their starting point Report to Sheriff The police department was entlre y ignored by the car owner In his efforts to locate the joy riders ana ho theft was reported direct to F D Marsh chief deputy sheriff in ho absence of Sheriff Fitzgerald After looking over the ground tfarsh determined that the case was a good one for bloodhounds to work upon and ordered a pair rushed here rorn the ShoresYordy kennels at Waterloo receiving the promise that hey would arrive ou the train from the east Pushed Car Out The intruders tramped around tha considerably in gettlug the car out and in their efforts to push it out quietly left very well defined tracks both Inside and outside of tho building from which It IB thought that if a dog can ever successfully moslio on special trains It is re can work with ease to work on in the car a good part of the night and their scent should be clear to the dogs there When the street was reached it appears that the car was started and where it went no one knows It was found standing in the street this morning Many Cases There have been many cases of theft of automobiles in Mason City this summer none of which have been as yet successfully prosecuted and conviction obtained In most in stances officials have not even got sufficient clue to warrant making a arrest In this case every effort Is going to be made to locate the men who took the car and bring them to jus tice At 3 lf p m the dogs were work Ing well on the the scent in the north end of the city with the prom ise o results STEERING WHEEL WAS N9T WORKING Special to The GlobaClaxeUc Quebec Juno S Haight of the counsel tor the owners of the Collier Storstad which rammed and Hank the steamship Empress of Ire land startled the commission in vestigating the disaster by the state ment that word had reached him that on the night of the disaster the steering gear of the Kmpress was dis abled He had been informed he said by Quartermaster CJolway of the Empress about to depart for England Lord Mersey chairman of tho court of inquiry immediately took a hmul in the proceedings and stated that Golway would be called as a witness iato thia afternoon Golway was at the wheel at the time of the accident according to Haights statement He said the Empress steering gear was jammed accord ing to Haight Golway declared the njght before the accident when Gol way was at the wheel the Kmpress refused to answer her wheel for five minutes and that stia almost raa down another ship AMERICANS INDANOiitt to Tho Olobenazfille Constantinople Juno United ADDKKSS BY VIA MFNISTKK to The GloboCaxoltc Oxford June of the senior classes of Miami Univer sity received their degrees at the sev entyfifth annual commencement to day The diplomas wore presented by PrcHident Raymond M The address to the graduates was delivered by Frederico Alfonso Pe zet tUo Peruvian rainlHter to tho United Slates States Amliassiulor Morgauthau has sent Hoffman Phillip the embassys secretary to Smyra to ascertain the position Americans there are in as possible danger as a result of a threatened antiChristian rising in Asia Minor There pillns inK along tho of Asia Minor and their position is regarded as dan gerous Rpocial Tlio Chicago June convention evor lf tho General Federation of Womnns clubs ac cording to the reelocted president Mrs Percy Pennybarkor ondod with a session of the board ot directors ;