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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 21, 1917, Mason City, Iowa v VOL XXIV EDITION MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 21 1917 PRICE 3 CENTS NO 187 Workers Deported From Bel gium Taken Within Few Miles of Front WORK OF MILITARY NATURE IS REQUIRED Supposed Non Combatants Made to Dig Trenches for German Defenses Havre June lage number of Belgian Chilians rrom the Mons region have been deported by the Goiraan authorities accoi fl ing to ciicumstantial Information received by the Belgiin government The depoited men were sent to points tn to twelve kilometers from the front m France notably to Fe naln Arleuv and other place in the environs of Douai where they are forced to In all weathers on military tasks such as railroads trenches and handling war material Excess Profit Tax To Be Applied to Individuals Also Administration Senator Assails theFood Bill Nearly Half of the Hundred Million Needed in Country V Is Subscribed CERKO AMERICAN ADMIRAL BOSS OF1 miNI FOR SUBMABINES Senator Jaines Reed Democrat and supporter of theadministration startled the upper house congress when he made a very strong attack pa the administration food bill call ing it dictatorial vicious and un He said no such power as it contemplated conferring was ever wielded by a king a czar a Geasar or a Washington June 01 excess profits taxes in the war revenue bill to individuals engaged or business as well as cor decided upon by the senate finance committee From the tax an addition of revenue is expected Killst Boys and Then Self NewYork june a quarrel with hip wife over money matters BaTiett a well ijyknown athlete of Brooklyn shot and killed Jrja wife hia soriKilton aged 4 his baby boy Donald and then tomraiited Ins an adjoining two othei children were sleeping Bairett was a Spanish war Teutons NOW Force Heavy Fighting in Aisne District of French War Zone Heavy fighting is in progress oh the Aisne front of northern France where the French are en trenched in favorable tostUuna after notable advances in spring campaign The Uermans apparently tiav6 heavily reinforced in this sector by men from the Russian front One division already was sent into the fighting directly fatter their arrival making aa between the Aliette rRlyerarid the Laffaux Mill i The li front apparently less mile IN HONORBOUND Londori June honor boundfree Hussian armies will not fail to do their says General Alexis Brussiloff the Russian com mander ill chief in a telegram to General Sir William R Robertson chief of the British imperial staff Each of of These Bought a Liberty Bond Everyone of the bluecoats of the New York police force bought a liberty bond This policeman known to every irtlllonairo in New York City who frequents Wall street as Big Bill Roberts truffle man at Dey street and Broadway one one for hia one his only child MenVbors 01 theforce tookbonds to the total 01 under of Police Cohiinjlssiuner Woods one of trie few heada of the ment fn fifton years tor whom they had full reapoct i About Twelve Thousand Cross cam paign tocally today was a con of to the fund by the and Railways Company owners of tho Peoples Gas aiid Electric andMason City ahd Clear Lake Railway nies The contribution cariie iu a telegram to ei authorizing him to enter tho for that amount Announcement of some other big subscriptions Is expected tomor row Workers of all the wards are Chamber of Coni mercerooms Friday evening to clieckup the work w have those who have been missed seen nud see whore Oioy Arrangements will also bo made for trips by automobile parties to all other towns of the county to wind up the campaign in them Tho meeting is called by tho chairrnan y all precincts hiolcl meetings thia evening The reglirian lic fortnighttoisf the Minsk 7 rioua bloclc committeeB der the ofMlie precinct cafc talna andiasCertalhlhg how many and hpw have beefv ellfAvlslJtiiagiJ given them for the Red fund was the task which Secretary E L Balz of the local chapter haa store him this morningv of the rush suffering only a slight poii first lino at two points aggregating between GOO and 700 yards Paris reports Commerce Board Says Railway Ruling Right Washington June of railroads of refusing to accept jrain at interior points for export un eas steamship arrangements for its transportation are made was held today by the Interstate com merce commission to be not Inher ently unreasonable or otherwise un The Baltimore Chamber of Com merce had protested against the ac tion The commission found while the railroads methods to some extent wore justified by car shortage and congestion the practice unduly fa ivors persons to whom permits are is sued because of the use made of the permits not adequately policed and Should the permit practice be the decision reads the defendants the railroads should submit within sixty days for our approval rules which will elimin ate the unlawful features of the present Swiss People Make Demonstration of Disapproval Toward Former Greek King Lugano Switzerland June Federal authorities investigating the demonstrations against former King Constantine of The former king and his suite remained Inside their hotel yesterday They leave today for Berne WEATHER GOOD FIU COKN Cerro Gordo County Farmer Buys That Crop Is fj Good Shnpo Ben Emmert who with his brother and father G L Emniert own and manage a big pure bred hog farm near Mason city was in the this morning and while here said that corn in this part of the state was do ing nicely He said thut yesterday was an ex cellent corn day but that morning was not quite so tood The men have been working in the ilelels ovory day and he added during his conversation In the office of Hoy P county agent that he thought the ground would be ready to work at noon again today after the shower or last night ILLINOIS LOSES Doesnt Get Title to Lake Shord Lands Springfield June lost its fight to aecure lands along the Lake Michigan shore today when the state supreme court decided the nceretlona along the lake did not form state property The decision jg in the case of the people Ex Rel JJrundago Vs Knotts his evening so it WasImpossibie to absolutely accurate figures on the work at noon today but It was estimated that fully had been subscribed within Mason City This Is not half the total amount of the county quota however and workers think Mason City should pro duce almost of the quota for Cerro Gordo county Therefore considerable hard work will still be needed to bring in the cash T Wash Cloth Day This is Wash Cloth day at the Ren Cross shop and large numbers OL wash clothsare being donated by va rious women and societies Other gift days to be observed lo cally are June Sock Day Sizes 10 11 12 most of No 11 Medium weight unbleached color or khaki July Bath Towel Day 13x38 white July Towel Day White cotton 18x30 July Pointed Scissors Day July Bag Day No 1 Articles for Comfort of pins card safety pins small round mirror pocket knife collapsible aluminum drinking cup Aug Bay Day No 2 Cake of soap small comb lead pen cil tooth brush and paste tan shoe laces Aug Handkerchief Day 18x18 cotton or linen Aug and Pillow Case Day Many needed Sheets 63x99 or 2xl08 Cases 42 inch tubing Fin ished 36 inches long Admiral WJS Siins has just been appointed temporarily at least to supreme command of the allied fleets American Party Says He Does Not Represent It in Any Sense of Word NOT EVEN CITIZEN OF UNITED STATES Editor of Paper He Worked for Joins Statement of Other Americans Stockholm June Max Goldfarb one of the Anierlcan so cialists arriving here declares hi a report submitted to the DutchScan huutlng tor subs an Irish waters dlnavian committee the American so He has been very successful on his party ls strictly neutral mission in London where he went to make arrangements with the British admiralty for a campaign to sink ev ery German submarine The admir alty now awaitsv orders from Wash ington to carry Into effect the plans made Regijhent of Russ Women Prepared to Move Toward Front and Fight With Men Petrograd June Com mand of Death which 3a the official title of the womens regiment raised girl officer Vera reviewed to day TVaf Kerensky try in a soldlgl have Us first pub ay It will leave in a front probably for d press correspond arraoks foundpost little senr khaTU blouse short breaches andSsreenforage cap sentry the daughter of command mlnisr tef PV Inside there are rour laige dormito ries beds without bedding and strewn with heavy soldiers overcoats In the court yard 300 girls between 18 and 25 of good physique and most of them pretty were at drill Most of the recruits are from er educational academies or secon dary schools e Germans Penetrate French Positions Berljn via London June Germans yesterday stormed French positions northeast of Soissons on the Aisne front along a width of 1500 yards it is officially annonuced The statement says the French lost heav ily The report aays Although the United States is already iu war 1 cau say that the position of the American socialist party as a whole is strictly neutral andthoroughly in The report calls for the creation of a permanent committee whose sole purpose shall be to work for permanent peace Although Dr Goldfarb who was connected with Forward of New York prescribed himself on arrival at Stockholm as a representative of he American socialist party social st leaders In this country state he ms not been authorized to act in be ialf ofthe party Abraham Cnhan editor of Forward said Goldfarb never received credentials from the larty and Is not an American but a Russian citizen Navy Will Open Recruit Station At the Postoffice Recruiting station for the navy will e opened at the postoffice here next Monday 25 according to a let ten reeelved this morning by Post GERMANS DKIVEN OUT London June Germans were cleared from their chief re doubt yesterday in front of Lens by the Canadian troops DRAW BIG PREMIUM San Francisco June bonds sod here yesterday at a premium of G in a private trans action DU LOCKWOOD RESIGNS Waterloo Methodist Preacher Joins Cornell College Staff as Cam paign Manager Washington June na tionwide Red Cross financial com paign reached the middle of the week canvass today with about half of the desired fund already pledged Reports to the national headquar ters when todays started showed a total of More than twontyfive cities al ready had exceeded the apportion ment for the entire campaign A large majority of leading cities however still had more than half of their allotments to gather Need Billion for Airplane Service Washington June billion dollars probably will be required to put airplanes and to aviators Into war Allan E Hawley president of the Aero Club of America told the sub committee of the house military af fairs committee He declared aviators could do more toward ending the war than additional soldiers He endorsed the bill to establishe a sep arate department EIGHT KEFjLED New York June Eight kJUed and many wounded in n clash between government troopa and sup porters of the newly formed republic pJl Kirsanov In the province ol Tam tov Russia according cable disT patch from Petrogradto the Jewish Daily Forward Mt Vernon June E J Ijochwoocl D D of Grace church Waterloo many years pastor of St Pauls church Cedar Rapids on in vitation of the executive committee of Cornell college has resigned his pastorate in Waterloo and takes the position of campaign associate of President Flint and conference cam paign manager for the Cornell Col lege campaign for six hundred thousand dollars which is being in augurated His resignation takes effect July 1 Ho is probably the moat widely known pastor of Upper Iowa conference and Is known as a very efficient organizer His acquisition on the college staff will be of great value at this time He will make his homo in Cedar Rapids for tho present R Balr has been appointed by Bishop Stuntz to take Dr Lock woods place beginning July 8 Mr Bair has been pastor of the college church at Indianola the seat of Simp son college for the past five years Dr Lockwoods association with Cor nell has been a long one and at the present tlmo he is on the board of trustees DEATH OF MRS WOOD Greene June body o tho late Mrs Florence Kelly Wood was brdught to Greene Wednesday to the homo of her mother Mrs L from where she had been confined to the time Funeral ser vices this afternoon The navy detail will occupy a room a the basement of the postoffice which has beenused for examinations extra office room and other purpos es by the postoffice Navy recruit ing parties always usepostoffice rooms when possible The station will be In charge of oinmissary Steward Charles W Cox according to the letter advising of plans to open the station which comes from Ensign L j Allen in Charge of the work in this district GAINED FOOTING Paris June 21 It was officially conceded last night that the Ger mans gained footing in the French first line near Laon Wants Big Air Navy 410WARQ Howard E Coffin of the Council for National Defense wants an enor mous air navy one so large that on all the western front from the Nortii Sea to the Alps no German aeroplane will be permitted to leave its aero drome Ho saitl that the proposed Pardoned Criminals and Mili tant Anarchists 5usy at Tomsk Siberia REARREStING THEM BY HUNDREDS NOW About Thus Far Have Been Rounded Up By Authorities Petrograd June law has been proclaimed in Tomsk west ern Siberia because of wholesale murders and robberies committed by criminals who have bean grunted nesty and joined the forces of tha militant anarchists appropriation wris a Over 1500 of these pardoned crlm mere drop in the bucket if America I Inals have been arrested with about is to do her part in the war Money Assured for Clear Lake Paving According to C E Somers of the board of supervisors guarantee of the fund from Mason City and Clear Lake for the contributed portion of the expense of finishing the paving between the cities will bo forthcoming by July 1 Then the county will guarantee its part of tha cost and the applications for federal aid will be sent in to Ames to the highway commission to be onhand when the aid becomes available July 4 Within a short time after that It is expected preparations for tettiug of the contract will be announced Heartless German Turns Guns Upon Crew in Lifeboats Paris Wednesday June German submarine which torpedoed a British steamer turned its guns on the life boats killing eight occu pants the admiralty announced One of our patrol boats of the Brittany the statement says picked up fifty men belonging to a submarined British steamer and drove off with its guns two subma rines still close to the boats in which the British crew had taken refuge tha night before A patrol boat of the same tlotttJa saved forty men from a British steamer Tha submarine turned its guns on the life boats killing To Raise Ships Washington June United States government is considering a plan to raise sunken ships It is proposed to construct a submarine that can dive to the bottom of the sea attach chains to lost ships and bring them to the surface Engineers here believe it will be possible to gave the Lusitanla Suffrage Sentinels Again Appear With Their Banners Today Washington June sentinels brought another banner to the White House gates today Anoth er crowd tore it down This was donc with more delibera tion than yesterday Tho police dirt not Interfere The banner bore the same Inscription as that torn down yesterday accusing Wilson and 1311 hu Root of deceiving Russia and pleading with the Russian mission to demand enfranchisement of tho women of the United States The suffragists persisted In again raising the banner The act culmin ated in an antisuffrage demonstra tion and a crowd of nearly a thous and persons tearing down banners for the second time today The crowds victory was short lived however for shortly two mbrs banners were brought from suffrage The police notified passersby to let tho banners alone eight hundred others Twenty per sons have been killed and a number wounded Booster Meeting at Trinity Luth Church A successful meeting to raise funds for the purchasing of a new site ifpr a church at Trinity Luth eran large subscription was raised The new property la located across from the city library Rev C C A Jensen of Clear Lake gave an interesting talk on taking for hia theme The Widows A M Schatike gave a talkon and took pharge of the subscriptions Alex Johnsrud as president of the Brotherhood presided R E Rob ertson acted as secretary of the even ng David Olson told of his exper ence of giving to the church building und when but a boy Rev Richard M Voidale poster of the church also spoke Refreshments wore served and good musical program rendered The Junior choir sang Come Ye with solo by Mias Til otson The Ladies Aid together with the entertainment committee of the Brotherhood had charge of the serv ing WEDDINGSAT GREENE Greene Chase pastor the Presbyterian church per formed two weudlng ceremonies In town Wednesday At high noon oc curred the marriage of Miss June Preston to Clarence C Tllson of Vln tou Iowa The ceremony took place at the home of the brides parents Mr and Mrs Will Preston The bride has lived In this vicinity for a number of years and Is a graduate of the Greene high school The groom is engaged In the automobile business in Vlnton whore they will make their future home Wednesday evening at the home 01 Mr and Mrs H Moss occurred the marriage of their eldest daughter Naomi to Thomas Shafer of Water loo The bride has lived In Greene all her life and has taught Ui the ru ral schools for the past few years The groom was born near Packard but has lived In Waterloo several years They will make their home in Waterloo POSTOFPICR DISCONTINUED Greene June post office at Packard has been discon tinued and all stamps and other pro perty of the government has been turned in to the department In the future the patrons of the office will receive their mail from Clarksville by the rural carriers CAVKS A portion of sidewalk and basement wall of the new Marlcloy IniiMinpr acrosa tho street from tho post office Mindingwere caved In by tho rain last night Tlio damage was confined to the west slrle of the building where a cement retainingwnss twenty feet tonp was pushed over The cellar was filled with several Inches of water as a result of the break The wall will ha rocon Btructed at onco Iowa Firm Will Build Iowa Camp Cantonment Is Awarded By War Department to Chahles AVeitz ami Son Washington D June firm of Chas Weltz and Son of Dea Moines were awarded the contract for constructing cantonment at Dea Moines by the war department today for forty thousand troops from Iowa Minnesota Nebraska and the tas who will be trained at this camp The contract was on the cost plus profit basis Italian Losses in Ruthless Campaign Jiine Italian and wero topedbed by fsubniaihies last week according io the official weeklyan nouncement Two other steamers were attack ed but escaped During the sama period GOG ships with a total gross tonnage of entered Italian ports and 531 ships with a tonuajra of sailed Is High Toll London June fare last week exacted the thlrcf highest toll of British merchantmen since Feb 1 A total of 32 boats wltli i combined tonnage of woro junk Thirtyone British vessels wera attacked unsuccessfully MOTHRRS Mrs R 3 Crawford will bo hontcan to Iho members of the Mothers Oulde tqworrow afturhoon at her homo north of Vha city loenncB havb been Issued to John Rohocneman of aria Elsa of Afason City and to A Alien of YpunKntown Ohlovand ISflulah Belle Summorford of Cruooa New Mexico Working West New York June Uboat menace is edging to American shores Four steamships bound east from the United States were reported sunk yesterday Tho value of thoir cargoes The positions at which they were lost In the Atlantic Indicate tlio German sub zone hug been extended further west than any time since luthlcss warfare was established American Who Destroyed Six Fokkers Is Back Lieutenant B Hall American member of the French flying corps who ms already accounted for six German Fokkars on the wostorn front is on his way to theUnited States under orders of the French government Ho was rapidly mak ing fame for Himself But he will come to the United Stages to Instruct American aiiatorg ;