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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 28, 1917, Mason City, Iowa VOL XXIV 4 OCLOCK EDITION iLLREPOiM tTYlKl Receive Orders To day for Mobilization of All Recruits MASON CITY IOWA JUNE 28 1917 PRICE 3 CENTS No 193 IS KILLED FROM James Hall of Coif ax Reported Killed in Fight With Sevent Bosches WAS THE AUTHOR OF KITCHENERS MOB OVER TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY AFFECTED Enough Non Commissioned Officers to Drill Recruits Are Provided Plans of local commanders mobilization contemplate keeping the men at the armory for the The building afford ample room for sleeping quarters kitchen etc i AH men of both companies who enlisted since the return rorn the border and who have aot had previous experience in regular army or national guard in active field service have been ordered to re port no later than noon Sunday to their respective commanders Similar orders have gone to the sergeants and corporals selected aa Instructors Practically the entire strength of Company5 A and Company D Second loNya Infantry will go on duty as state troops at a camp In Mason City On July 1 according to orders re ceived by Captains Garman and Clark this morning Under the terms of the order Capt Carman senior line officer at this station will be commanding officer of the camp and in addition to the captains one lieutenant of each com pany will be on duty They will probably be Lieut Wolcott of A Company and Lieut Odle of D Com pany now on recruiting duty and In charge of the recruit company The provision that one sargeant for each twentyone men and a corporal for each seven recruits may be put on oach company to probably fifteeji back Strpmthe bbTdef and thecots blankets so there will be equipment of this kind t take care of all men put on duty Size of Companies company has approximately forty men with border experience leaving 110 recruits each Adding twenty noncommissioned officers two onoks musician and mechanic about 135 enlisted men out bnt fifteen ot the border trained men There will probably be that many who would prefer not to be called until the fed eral call anyway Indefinite Term The term of service will be Indefi nite lasting until call for federal service and the order tells captains to have men make all plans accord ingly Camp nt Pair Grounds Probability is that camp wlH be established at the Nortli Iowa Pair grounds inasmuch as on the Fourth of July the big farewell celebration will be held there This order assures the companies being all present and In shape to fur nish visitors a good program on that day The men will immediately com Tnence intensive training similar to the work for the first month at Port SnelHng and other officers training They will live under canvas In camps which the cities and towns of Iowa which have guard companies are asked to furnish free of charge to the state A ration allowance of 40 cents a day per man Is made with which or ganization commanders will buy food and have it prepared by their own company cooks who will also be In structed in the art of army cooking One cook for the first forty men is allowed oh duty and where there are over forty men two cooks will be al lowed It Is expected that the cities and towns In loiva will compete with each other to give their local soldiers the best camp for the few weeks they will be on duty before being ordered toconcentration camps The older organizations have their own canvas which will be used but Borne of the new units have had no canvas Issued by the government and will be forced to live irr their armor ies unless public spirited citizens of their towns provide them with tent age During the period of intensive training previous to the call ot the federal government for Iowa troops every effort will be made by organiz ation commanders to bring their units to full war strength Particu lar attention will be given to recruit Ing during the remaining days In June and the first of July This call to duty Is issued by Gov Harding and does not cover the men who saw service on the Mexican bor der with the exception of officers and noncommlasloned officer in structors These trained men will not respond but be ready to join the ranks when the federal call eomoa It la thought that a few weeks Inten sive training will bring the recruits Joined French Flying Corps Some Time Ago After Leav ing the British Service Paris June Hall of Colfax Iowa a member ox the Lafayette Escadrille composed principally of American believed to have been killed in ay encounter with seven German air planes according to the Herald He was shot through the lunga His machine fell within the French lines Hall was the author of Kitcheners He joined the American squadron a short time ago after being wounded In the British armjand discharged He brought down a German airplane four days ago Sublieutenant iDorme one of the raost skillful French aviators who has been credited officially with bringing down 23 German machines has been missing since he flew over the enemys Uues May 25 on a scout ing mission His fate is unknown UNITED STATES NAVAL DIRIGIBLE DN1 ON HER TRIAL FLIGHT The first naval dirigible built for the United States is being tested graph shows it on one its trial flights i at Pensacola and this photo Camp Borden June Daniel Callaghan a Royal Flying Corps captain who won distinction ili France was killed in an airplane accident at Camp Roare last night It was announced today On a flight to Toronto a wing of the machine struck a tree Alleged Teutonic IS pies Arrested By Danish Authorities Copenhagen June of three men and three women all Ger man speaking or espionage is re ported in the press Iowas Exemption To the President Des Molnes June Harding announced today he had mailed last night to President Wil son a revised list of recommendations for appointments to the Iowa exemp tion boards which probably will be made public in a couple ot days The list given out in Washington last night was the old registration board list which was at first believed to be the exemption boards but many re fused to act and new appointments were necessary Italians Suffered But One Shipping Loss in Last Week Rome June weekly state ment of shipping losses shows only one Italian steamer waa sunk In the week ending June 24 Arrivals at Italian ports were 583 departures 536 Soldiers Find Body of Woman in River Fort Snelllng June found the body of a woman floating down the Mississippi near the fort today The police of Minneapolis antf St Paul are irivesUgating Dunn Denies Hiring Men to Murder Wife St Paul June a closely packed court room Frank J Dunn accused of instigating hfs wifes mur der underwent a grilling crossex amination by the county attorney who sought to break down the de fendants sweeping denial he paid gunmen for committing the crime today Dunn admitted under questioning paying two Montana gunmen who he claims blackmailed him He was asked to explain why he did noi notify the police if he was blac mailed and hla hands clean to a degree of efficiency which will make It possible to place them side by side with the seasoned men Notify Men The local captains at once began making arrangements for calling the companies when the order arrived this morning and by tomorrow morn ing all men affected by it will have been notified Arrangements are also being made by the purchasing officers cooks and quartermasters for the establishment of the camp and opening of regular mess on com pany account instead of feeding the men by contract as Is now done As soon os sufficient supply of am munition is on hand the men will he required to all shoot their qualifica tion course over the recently conijplet ocl rifle range 579 HAVE Third Day of the Membership Drive Carries Total Well Up Past Mark Set CAMPAIGN WILL CONTINUE FRIDAY Mason City Will Have Larg est Membership of Any City of Size in Land Ninetythree more memberships in the hew Mason City Chamber of Com merce were secured in thethird day fit today JThe seyenty fivemen who are working two hours each day secured 307 memberships on Tuesday 179 yesterday and 93 today wtlh a total for the three daya of 579 memberships The work will be continued tomor row and what memberships are not secured then will be placed in the hands of a special committee and this committee today F M Hammitt su tohead officers In other cities where there has as yet no answer been giv en Hammitt Speaks After the reports at the close of the committe today F M Hammitt su perintendent of schools addressed the men Mr Hammitt called attention to the value of united effort and added that such cooperation will al ways bring success to everyone He said that ainan must sacrifice some freedom to join one of these organ izations but would be amply repaid for the effort He was TX H Fitz patrick who added humor to his speech and praised the ned organi zation and the work which Floyd Douglas as secretary of the asso ciation has accomplished during tho last year Reports Given The chairmen of the twentyflve committees made their reports again this noon and each committee has re ceived the following number of mem berships during the last three days J E BIythe WE Brico 60 R I Cpbb 2C W Christensen IS 5 Fltz patrlck 12 H M Gllmore 23 P J Hanlon 12 H W Hayes 2 F E Johnson 17 C H McNider 74 D F Manley 3 J D Nicols 16 R E Pauley 12 Dr H F Poole C E Sommers V Shipley 18 Thomas Daly 12 B C Way 92 W J WaTker 21 W R Webster 20 R W Willis 14 G M Woodruff 8 W A West fall 14 J E Wagner 10 Dr J W Graham 4 Supply Hawkeye Oil H M Holis E B Higiey Hainmlt P J Holohan Hummer Furniture HelmStory H B Hubljarcl Henlile Chas L Hunlley Ideal Satul Oravel Independent Grain Lumber Rev W P James R L James A H Kolil Killmer Drus Kirk Studio C H Kecney Kersey Sc Siioor Clina M Lee LeMccrs Printing Letts Smith M 1 Lyons Laird Nichols Green Miss Lois McCoy J IT McLaugh liu Bakery McGlorie Mollman Dakin Farrell H Vi V Rev P Malloj rtev W Mined In Geo S Marty Mason Ctty Flour Peed Mason City Bottling Manley Bros Mason City Bakery Mason City Sanil gCravel City Supply Mason CTTF ScTeiiT LalfeTT Metal Products Mitchell Clothing R A Morton City Hide Fur Maaon City Robe Tanning Moore Moore Mason City Tent Awning Mason City Loan Si Trust J C Melaon Montague Battery E Q Murphy Michael Drug Maaon City MilUvork Co Mica Insulating Co Mason Ctty Hard ware Mason GitiJ Auto H Y Moffett Northwestern Grocery J H Nolan Northwestern States Port land Cement Northern Sugar Cor poration Morris ScIrons R B Nyiiulat P A Ontjea Patton L A Paste Lumber Dr Hardy F Pool Peoples Gas Petersons Garage H Poedan Parlc Inn W H jr Potter QuaoJton bush Smith AxolRud Klmer R FLUHdoll F G Richardson Rasamtlason McCourt Ilchiler Cadillac lolin C Shipley Stocldard Tire Supply Smith Optical Schanko Shipman J B Snyder B R Steinberg Soda Grill K J Hlmpson Standard Oil Smitii Optcal Schanke Shepard dough K P Stacy Sons Sterling Star Theatre Serve Self Cafeteria Smitii Rinard C B Sav aue Snow White Dairy Lunch W B Smith Hardxvare Kverett G Smith Sax Ladies Shop Stevens Shoe A W Tandy 1riunbull Pool Trades Labor Assembly Thompson Dean Tlss Drusr A Thomas Tbe Toutery W M Temple The Times M L Urdangar Rich ard M Vordale Vulcan Iron Works Sam Vier T K Wagner Hoy WashlMirn Western Telo phone Sjateni J C Williams W s Winders Winter Grocery Wilson Keliey A L Wilson Wallace Will lams Coal Willard Battery ISlec tric Waodruft Slioe Wagner Matof F 13 Wall Chas A West G Curtiss Zahm trical Construction Co COA1 OPEBAfOKS AGREE TO MAXIMUM PRIOR List of names subscribed for 483 memberships in the first two days campaign of the Chamber of Commerce Tom Arthur American Adams Sheet Metal Works Mary Ems ley Adams Alexandria Pool Hall J Royco Brown Brice BeckWalk ker E L Balz Brady Drug BIythe Murkley Rule Smith Bolin Chas T T Blalse Wm H Boyd James Brlggs J L Bean Frederick Bootz Goo W Brett Albert B Bower Barr Fish Briar Broaton Mlncy Chas H Barber R B Brlsbina Chambers Music House City National Bank 13J Clark Cerro Gordo Hotel Walter Christenson Crystal Lake Ico Fuel Central Truat C C Carrick ClarkSmith Cobbs House Furnishing Currio Hardware Commercial Savings Bank Cecil Hotel P H Cotton Rev E J Dougherty DamonIgrou Roy P DeSart W J Daly Dunn Bryant J W Dough erty J E Decker 3on J H En gio Excelsior Puncture Proofing Frlcsner Prut W T Fisher O F Parrer Geo F Flaherty Plnnegun Letter Shop First National Bank Joe Goss T R Qlanvlllo Son Gasklll Vulcanizing G o Gouia Groat Western Cigar G Qrupp Qarvay Mulgrrew C Gdfisott Glldner aioboGazetta Printing Globo Gazette Supply QrlffonLaCrosso Tractor GUB Hawkeye Wftjjbjngton June 28 A confer ence of four hundred operatora repre senting all coal producing states to day adopted resolutions authorizing their committees to give assent to such maximum prices for coal free on board cars at mines within the various districts aa may be nained by the secretary of the interior the fed eral trade commission and the coun cil of coal protiuciion The plans agreed to for announce ment later tentative fair and reas onable prices baaed on suggestions from operators to bo effective July 1 The resolutions say a fuel emer gency exists and operators and mln ers are anxious to cooperate witb the government The resolution fixing assent to fixing of maximum prices was re ported by former Governor Port from the special committee He believed the resolution entirely safe for the conference to adopt and said respon sibility as to the legality as to fixing of prices was put on the government Secretary Lane gent the conference a letter asltlng Immediate action lr reducing prices and the tentative prices are fixed to continue until In vestigation Into costs and conditions warranted Increase or reduction the tentative prices News Print Question Washington June 28 The Reed resolution of calling upon the federal trade commission to Inform the sen ate why It has not ordered the news print paper manufacturers to desist from Illegal practices and exorbit ant was passed today by the senate without objection UEMO IOUS CONPKRRXCK Iowa City June 29 A conference of religious workers is to bo held In Iowa City July 2 to IS in which he heads of various colleges in this state will participate Realized That American Men Will Soon Be Fighting Beside Allies SEASONED REGS ANXIOUS TO SAIL Facetious Signs Labeled Cars Taking Men to the Ports to Take Ship Washington June thrill wont through America today when the country awakened to a realization that somewhere in France thousands of Yankee fighting boys today are Incamped ready to take their places in tlie trenches beside the seasoned campaigners of the allies In the strug gles for humanity liberty and a last ing peace In ail official circles there was a feeling of elation over the success ol landing forces as it was generally unknown any large detachment had yit left these shores Taken the Upper House of Congress for the First Time T69ay MANY OPPOSED TO PROHIBITORY LAW Coal Operators Decide to Ac cept Federal Regulation of Price of Fuel igton Juno 28 An immediate general rixluction of the price of coftiut tljo jnjiiesivjiii agreed here toiliiy by reproachtn tlvos ofthe conl ojtofatoiH This reduction is expected to bo followed by still further de creases in tho price after inves tigation into costs of mining titI it is jHolmblo the govern ment uill bo given 11 still lower price thun the public Hundreds of millions of dollars will be saved to the American people through this decision Washington June amend ed food control bill containing the new bone dry prohibition section waa taken up In the senate for the first time today Because of the prohibition feature final action probably will not come before July 1 Thousands of tele grams are pouring into the senators advocating or opposing the bone dry clause the majority opposing Chicago June gj gov ernment plans for food control President Griffin of the board of trade announced include absolute control of the wheat trade in all its comniercfal aspects There can be no speculation Buying and selling of other grains for presetTf of Future delivery will bo unrestricted Millers likewise come under con trol of the food administration Their wheat will be purchased and floor distributed under the same President Griffin sail No Word eYt Minneapolis June cal Millers and grainmen have receiv ed no official information as yet re garding the government plans outlin ed by President Griffin according to statements here today Washington D June American Federation of Labor has declined tp participate ln the Interna tional conference of Trades Unions called by the recent Stockholm con ference to meet Sept 17 In Switzer land President Gompers telegraphed Unquiet of the Stockholm conference that the American Federation re gards all such conference as prema ture and untimely and can lead to no good Man Who Threatened President Sentenced Newark N June Swlmor convicted In May of having threatened to kill President Wilson was sentenced to one year and one day in the federal penitentiary at At lanta today He Is a farm hand NKW MEDICAI OFFICER DCS Moines June W K medical corps U S A has taken charge of the medical de partment at Fort Des Moines where nearly negroes are being train ed for possible commands In the col ored roglmcnls to bo raised under tlio selective conscription law Ijots of Iep An American Port June 28 Tha American regulars went to war re joicing and confident of the good ac count they would be giving some where in As the long troop trains in to load the men aboard the armada of troop ships u few weeks ago the cars bore man painted cloth signs or chalk oil their sides Assaults in Neighborhood of Thann Are Reported By the French EFFORTS CHECKED BY THE DEFENDERS Left a Number of Dead on the Field When Driven Off After Assault Canadian Army Hial quarters In 1ranee Juno tho protoctInK concentration of ar tillery fire Canadian troops ear ly today stormed and captured n front line before Avion a suburb of Lens TUe the salient of of Thann in foi to get the kaisers Down the Wilhelmstrasse Belgium first the Rhine Send on your Zeps Goodbye Yankeelaiul see you We fear no submarine Von Tir German Prisoners Escape From Rus Petrograd June 28 Newspaperi say more than thirty five thousand German prisoners and one hundred officers also prisoners hnve escaped from various parts of Russia through Finland In the last month The Finns are said to have given very llttlo them Pershing Moves Paris June Pershing has left his hotel for the fine old res idence in de Varenne so as to be near his headquarters The house which has a magnificent gardgn for meroly belonged to Prince Icoff It was leased before the war by Ogden Milles of New York who placed it at the disposal of General Pershing Middies Graduated From Naval School Annapolis Tune ca is demonstrating to the world a democracy oT a hundred million per sons can wage war efficiently and with a unity of Secretary Daniels declared today In his coni address to nearly one hundred members of the naval ac ademy third year class wJiose grad uation was advanced by a year to provide officers for the fighting ships Those who prophesied America would not go whole heartedly into this war have been discredited ThU only divided councils have been aa to the best method to be employed Our traditional policy haa bepri against any but voluntary military Service conditions demanded selective draft ft was wrlttetn Into the HARVEST WELL UNDER WAY Washington 3f the winter wheat crop is well un er way In all southern states Good progress is being made in the central districts with oats and winter wheat The winter wheat harvest Is about ten days late in Kansas and eight or mgfe in Tennessee North Carolina Virginia and two weoks late in southern Illinois and Indiana Co operation between the department of agriculture and labor has arranged so as to have laborers on farms where the crop la ready to be harvest ed Cavalry Patrol Surprises Party of Mexican Smugglers El Paso Texas June cav alry patrol interrupted a band ol thirty Mexicans engaged in carrying ammunition across the Rio Grande at Rocky Ford seven miles east here early today Two of the Mexicans were caught but the others escaped into Mexico The ammunitionwas dropped by the smugglers some inthe middle at the rlyerVahd it la Being soldiers HAS Greene Iowa June days silver jubilee of Rev Father M J Hogan closed Tuesday The jubilee started Sunday June 24 which was his 25th anniversary aa a priest Sunday afternoon the partsh ionera gave a reception at tho acad emy At this time hc was presented with a beautiful plate heaped with silver Tils reverend clergy of tho archdiocese met Tuesday and the jubilee sermon was delivered by Father E J A program waa given in the afternoon and ev ening PRISONERS AS GAUDKNKUS Des Moines June two Inmates of the Fort Madison pen itentiary are employed In the state gardens on the Flyun farm near hero having been brought here recently by Rev Lloyd Tennant deputy war den MO UK NIJGRO Fund for Seed Topeka June plan Is being worked out here by which Kansas will be asked to subscribe to a fund to buy geed wheat for farmers Governor Cap per estimates bushels of seed will be needed in addition to the amount available It is hoped to in crease the Kansas acreage enormouu Now Xlckel Tjoaf Washington Juno Na tional Association of Bakers after a conference with Herbert Hoover yesterday declared they will reduce the nine cent loaf pf bread to five cents The bakers have arranged to eliminate waste standardize the loat and bakR no more fancy breads Some KinbaiKOVH Washington June 28 Recom mendations by the exports council alreailyaro In tne hands of President Wilson They affect wheat and coal Secretary of Commerce Redfield haa sanctioned several embargoes Des Moines June 28 Eighty Privates and three corporals have entered the negro officers training camp at Fort Des Moines after a trip from Hawaii where they were attached to the negro forces stiuloned there They brought the camp attendance nearly to the maxi mum quota of Red Cross War Funds Received But Little Cash Since Yesterday Previously Reported today R21 318 Only about composed of ono 75 subscription and several S5 gitta was received by the lied Cross war fund since yesterday Feature of plans to boost the woriT the next few days Include the Pleas ant Ridge Club benefit musical at Hanford church this evening anQ tho GreekAmerican Clubs benefit concert to be held at the armory on Sunday night There la still hope that before fi nal report on the war fund colleutlon s made that the rjuota of the county will have been raised llod Kvnmirmtlorm Dr Dakins class In first nld will take their examinations tomorrow evening 7 30 oclock at the Y w C A under the directions of Dr Graham AII Of this class are urged to make a special effort to be present this thne Orgalnizo Chapter Swaledale lias organized an aux llliary Red chapter and twen memberships In that Village have been reported to Secretary Balz ;