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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 10, 1914, Mason City, Iowa MAY BE MISSING OPPORTUNITY BIT NOT READING THE GIKBE GAZBTTB WANT ADS IT TO READ TWICEAWEEK WEEKLY REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE WORLD TODAYS NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS THE WEATHER Cloudy nnd probably unset tled tonight and Tuesday AVurmer tonight moderate var iable winds VOL XXI EARL FINCH STICKS UP T V BAKKEN AND FLEES tit TO COUNTRY TROUBLE LAST FALL HAD JUST COME HOME Slight Fire in Kensett Business District This Morning The Youth is Also Suspected of This 3RITISH CONSUL IEKOEVA INVESTIGATING to AM 4SJJNTOX MASON7 CITY IOWA TUESDAY MARCH 10 1914 No 132 Special to The CJlobeGazutto Kensett March ed by a posse headed by Deputy Sheriff Howard Cady and Marshol Anton Thoen at whom he fired a of times before giving up Earl Finch a young neef do well soa of highly respectable parents seeing his escape was cut off con cluded to surrender to the officers about 9 oclock this morning Pinch was charged with stick ing up Therol Bakken a son of T S Bakken in the cellor of the Bak ken home where he was found prowling around about 8 oclock this morning Bakken went down cellar to ascertain the case of the noises he heard found Finch there it Is said and was covered by a revolver in that young mans hand Finch made his escape and fled to the country The alarm was given a posse hurriedly organized and sent in pursuit Young Finch was soon surrounded la William Dobels coin field After firing a couple of shots In the direction of the officers he surrendered and will bo sent to Northwood after his hearing here Had Jus t Come Home to his home here after several months absence dating back to the time of an assault upon one of the young women teachers in schools here last fall At that time his father took him to Cedar Rapids to stand trial and take his medicine for a scrape he got into there last summer in which the taking of an automobile was involved Fire This Morning About oclock tlvis morning a shed located on a lot facing one of the main streets near the photo graph gallery was found to be oil fire with the cause a mystery Of ficers are now trying to connect Pinch with his tire SIX KNOWN TO BE DEAD AND MANY OTHERS ARE MISSING PANIC STRICKEN MEN LEAP FROM WINDOWS Superhuman Heroism Exhibit ed by Firemen in Getting Aid o Those the Upper Floors Arthur Charles Perceval British consul who has charge of that gov ernments investigation In Texas and Mexico into the deatli of William S Benton who was believed to have been shot in the office of General Villa has found it impossible to go on with his work The commission of British and American representa tives who had decided to go to Chi huahua to see the body of the mur dered man learned that little atten tion would be paid to them so they called off the trip Mr Perceval has talked with Mrs Bontou about the case He has also sought Americans in El Paso who uiew something of the killing In the meantime however it is not like ly that much further will be done by he commission till more definite in structions come from the State De partment at Washington NO TRAOR OP KRESS Special to The GlobeGazette Rudd Iowa March trace has as yet been found of M L B Kress who disappeared Wednesdaj eve Mr Kress is a highly reapectnrt man and no cause is known for his leaving other than a decline In health to which he has been a vic tim for a number years It surely Is a sad fatalr and the Kress family have a Jiost of friends who are anx iouslyl waiting and hoping that ev erything may turn out yet for the best IOWA NOMINATIONS Special to The GlobeGazette Washington March pres ident today sent to the senate nomin ations for postmaster as follows Keokuk E H MeMauus Ncv Hampton P F A Hilner Parkers burg John R Strickland Special to The GlobeGazette St Louis March are known to be dead and twenty seven unaccounted for and are feared to have perished and thirty are injured according to the figures of the Citizens Emergency committee at noon as the result of the fire thai de stroyed the Missouri Athletic club and Boatmans bank seven story building early this morn ing The fire was still burning this afternoon and Fire ChieJ Ewlnley said it was impossible to send men Into the ruins to search for bodies until tonight or tomorrow The building owned by the bank which oc cupied the first floor In the vaults of the burned building are curren cy and in gold and sil ver This money is believed to be intact in the fireproof vaults The cause of the fire is un known but is helievFxl have originated on the third floor In the dining rooms and kitchen cutting off the sleeping apart ments on the xipper floors Oliif Peteisoii Reported to Have Sus tained Two Broken llibs ixt 1ost ville Friday Night While making a flying switch at Postville Friday night according to reports received here Peterson a Milwaukee brakeman sustained two broken ribs He was brought to his home and is now resting well but necessarily be off duty for some little time Details as to just how the accident occurred are not ob tainable TERRY BIRTKDAY to Tho GlobeGazette New York March by all his old friends excepting the members of his Immediate family Terry McGpvern once the idol of American ring followers passed his thirtyfifth birthday tWay in the sanitarium to which he was recently committed by order of the court After he lost the featherweight title to Young Cor iiett In 1901 McGovern fell a vic to the lure of the white lights ilong Broadway and his snug little ortune was soon dissipated Of ivte years he has earned a precarious iving at odd jobs when he has iot been confined In some retreat for he cure of the liquor habit ENATOU BORAH AND G W 1MIKINS IX A POLITICAL CONKAU CORPSE OF AMERICAN TURN ED OVER TO CONSTABU LARY ON RORDER COLQUITT ISSUES AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT President Wilson and Secretary Ihyan Await Official Repents Before Making Comment on AiTair WEHS GIRIj WHO SUKI1 HIM FOR FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND Special to This G lobeGaze Uo Austin March Colquitt has issued the following official statement Captain Sanders com manding Company C Texas Hang ers at Laredo advised me by tale graph he had recovered the body of Vergara I wired him for full par ticulars Ilo just now advises me that lie did not go into Mexico at all but WHS informed that the body of Vergiira would be delivered on the Texas sideof the river at a particular Section of Court of Arts AngloAmerican Exposition Three sir known to be oE other are believed to be burned to deatl and two score were seriously injurei In a million dollar early morntn fire which destroyed the palatall equipped Missouri Athletic club anc Hie Boatmans Bank building a Fourth and Washington avenues th Rented of the down town district The exact number ot dead within th ruins may not be known for severa days Sliiny Were Guests A hundred and thirtyfive persons nearly all vsll known business an professional men wore registered a tho club Thlrtyfivo of these were I accounted for at 1 0 a in An emer geney relief committee ot the club executives and city officials took up hcarquartera at tlie Press Club to onrteavor to determine the total death Spectacular Five Tho spectacular blaze attracted thousands of residents from thoir beds to wltiiesB heroism bordering on the superhuman exhibited by the city firemen and club servants and club guests In response to a general alarm the chief battalion chiefs and lesser officials of the fire depart ment personally led their men in j frenled attempts to reach the burn ing people on the two upper floors of the seven story building With head crazed club guests Jumping from the roofs and upper floors reckless firemen dashed under fall inf walls and erected scaling ladders In frantic endeavors to get help to the victims trapped on the upper floors Police Fight Crowds Police reserves fought back the big crowds many of which if un restrained would have rUshed In with the well meant purpose of aid Ing In rescue Robert 0 Maglll manager of the club and WB wife rushed up and down the halls of the sixth and sev enth floors knocking ait the doors of of sleeping rooms until the slippers were burned from tUelr feet Badly Burned Both were bady burned about the face hands and feet but were res cued alive The night telephone op erator at the club switchboard of the flrat cloor a young boy remain ed at his post calling guests rooms until swept from his seat by the tor rifle drive of a power fire hose He also was rescued but was severely burned Many guests credited their escape to the boy telephone op erator Manager Maglll and Mrs Magill Clung to Sill Theodore Levy of Louisville Ky clung to a window sill until botito hands wore scorched black Just aa ho was about to droi a scaling lad der waa pushed undor him and ft fireman grasped him by tho waist and carried him to the street At a hospital Levy told how two of tho mon killed Jumped from the window to which he clung L L Leonard aald he waa aaloep on the sixtto floor Ho ran into tho corri dor but tho fire escape was nut off by flames so ho rushed to Ihn room and opened a window over looking a store building out on the window sin he hung by fingers from the ledsre until the in s j to no iii Geoigo Perkins Senator Borah or who it seemed at one time would walk out of the republican party witli Colonel Roosevelt and Georgo W Perkins the steel millionaire who did go out have engaged in a bitter controversy on tho merits of their parties Mr Perkins answering a statement of Senator Borah about tho Interna tional Harvester trust defended that organization and the senator wem brick at him Senator Boriih has told Mr Per kins that he is now trying to distrib ute to lie puljlic some of the bene fits and jiroiKs of the harvester trust wliRh slfonld never have boeii Pnrkins is one of tho chief backers of Colonel Roosevelt and was prominent in lie hull moosu ranks in tho lastcampaign Senator Borah fought fur tho colonel at the republican national convention at Chicago but when it came to leaving his party he and the colonel separat ed place named at wlire he found it brought it across the a in Sunday As to river he who does not know He had no assistance in tliis transAction except from the family and relatives of Vergara who identified tho NEW MEXICO SOLON PRE SENTS LIST OF OUTRAGES ON AMERICANS SIXTYTHREE TO HIS PERSONAL KNOWLEDGE Quotes Famous Wai Messatjo Precedent and Says We Should Restore Or dcv in Mexico AVilion Awaits lioport Special to Tim GloljeGaxelto Washington Mar presi dent expects a full report from Gov ernor ColtiiittL and American Con sul as toithe manper in thebody of Clements Vergara was returned to American soil in Texas After reading contradictory news despatches some saying rangers had crossed into Mexico and had availed themselves of the per by Mexican federal author ities to GarreU to recover the body Wilson and Bryim conferred at length Tho president said iifter ard he had no official information rind would await i full report from Oolquitt before any coin in out The president also said he Irtl no further advices about I ho inquiry made by the Consti tittioijalists Octavio Guinle a wealthy Brazil ian in York found a to set tle a breach of promise suit for a half million when lie decided to wed theyoung woman who had accused him Ho is reputed to be worth Four weeks ago he told the young woman Miss Monica T Bordeii thill liis brother would not lot him marry Thereupon she filed a suit Rut since then a change has come over the young num The fiuiil proposal of Gninle to Borilen was made over the tele phone When tho Brazilian mentioned his tender request over the telephone Miss Borden declined with thanks to marry him but when he persisler she finally consented The courtship which resulted in tlio marriage was short nnd swift The bride met tlie young South American only last summer He be gan un impetuous courtship and in a very short time they were engaged The wedding was to hava taken ptejjfc Meeting Held Sunday at Which Of ficers mid lirectois Wore foiComing Season the on Feb 3 lt was on Jau i4ithat Guinle received a cable from his brother mul tlie threat so frightened him that he at once notified Miss Borden that th3 marriage was off Crossed Ibe River Laredo Texas That Mason City will bo on baseball map ttiis summer is pec ted to be tlie result of an organi Hation meeting held yesterday by some of the thirtythird degree fans and bugs of the city At this meeting officers were elect ed to head the association for tho year directors chosen and plans made a vigorous campaign for funds with which to finance the en Connie Collins who wants to come here and put in the team was exported to be present but his train did not arise in time for the meeting Go Over Ground All angles of the baseball situation affecting baseball conditions horo wore rather thoriighly discussed at the meeting which was very woll at tended for a first meeting It Is pected tho campaigning for funds will be with the sanction of the Com mercial club of the city as what eon timent expressed on tho subject at a recent mooting was in favor of base ball Officers Kloetetl Ransom Vice 8 Foster Tgou A Schneider OiJo Gould and D H Conroy in the dead of night crossed theinternational boundary line ex humed tho body of Cleinenle Ver buried in the Hidalgo Mexico cemetery and brought it across the Rio Granrto to American soil They established tho fact that Vergara was executed by federals af ter he was seized by them Vergara was shot twice through the head and onco through the neck his skull was crushed as by a blow from a rifle butt and the charred fingers of tho left hand indicated that he had been tortured before be ing put death Identification was made by Ver garas son The body was not badly decomposed despite its three weeks burial In addition to recognizing the features young Vergara took a bit of cloth from trousers on the body and matched it with the coat his father wore the day he crossed tho Rio Grande Armed Men in Party Special to Tho OlohoGaKcttc Wnshriigton March ific charges that overn hundred Americans and other foreigners have been killed murdered and outraged during the last throe years in tho Mexican revolu tion were laid before the sen ate by Senator Fall of New Mexico in a speech in which ho urged armed intervention not for war but for the protection of nou combatants He also as sailed the administrations pol icy Bryan and Wilson said no statement on Falls speech will be made until later Over Uiglit Ilmimcd 11 nil Oast Iil luts 8 Oil OYloLkliigjrest School KIccticm I or Muiiy Years More intercut is manifested in the school election today on ac count of tlio warm fight fur positions in the board and over the proposed issues of bonds for pur chasing school sites and proposed two mill levy for play grounds pur poses tha nat any election for year Washington March the use of the army and navy of the United Stales for the protection of Americans and other foreigners In Mexico which ho said would prevent war Senator Fall republican of New Mexico addressed tho senate today giving a list ot slxtyUireo outrages upwi Americans Including murder afrit Ettpe concerning which the sen ator7 declared he hold personal knowledge With the solemn declaration that we do not war upon the Mexican na tion or said Fall that it is not our purpose lo acquire territory and upset their laws nor overturn their constitution and an invitation of the masses Mexican people to coopeate with us we should imnied itely direct Ihe use of the lund and naval forces for tho protection ot our citizens and other foreigners in Mexico and lend tho assistance tbeso forces to the restoration of order and maintenance of peace in that un happy IKiul MeKinloy Message Pall read MelCinleys famous war message In part aa a precedent and Jicn orated on Mnroln and Cleve land as against Wilsons refusal to transmit Mexican Information to sen ate TnnKKCUSTTION OHAMriOXSHIP to Tha GlobaGaz Now York March 0 aro showing c thelr ot interest In tlio nritcli to i cst bciwoon oa Page i linio tomorrow iilfvlH d Do fend 1rod ViA will bo for ilia Jordan Lrunfoort trophy smblomatio of tho championship wliloh is now held by Do Oro In a aklff Whether noon 4SO men and 41 women had voted oclock men and 102 women had voted Workers for all candidates have been busy throughout the day conically wired the governor us fol lows 1 proceeded to Hidalgo secured Vergaras body and brought It to Asked whether Capt Sanders act ed under orders from him tho gov ernor said I do not care to comment upon The governors previous remarks however appear to clear that point XICU1HSKA SHOW Special if Tincoln March first Made in Nebraska show opened in Auditorium in this city today and will continue through the week Prac tically nil of the leading manufac turers of Nebraska are represented In the display and all indications point to a successful and profitable exhib ition TCI THY AIJjKGKD AV1FK SLAYKtt Keokuk Iowa March case of Matthias M ODonuell under In dictment for first degree murder is to be brought to trial here this week ODotinell who is a laborer Is alleg ed to have killed his wife by beating her to death on January S last The little band of nhle heavily armed men ignoring diplomacy and braving the Mexican federal left Palafox at 2 oclock in the morning crossed over to Hidalgo Ihen by a circuitous route rode by moonlight to the Hidalgo cemetery While two mjn dug Into the shal low grave containing the body of Vergara the remalnedr of the band picketed the cemetery to prevent their work being interrupled The body was carried to Perrons and brought across the Hlo Grande the Mexican aoldiera knew of the expedition is not known butIn any event they made no ef fort to thwart the purpose of Iho Tonight the body of tho American stockman lies in an undertaking es tablishment it previously having having bnen turned over to tho United States Consijl Garrelt Hun dreds of persons surrounded tho place hoping to got a view of the body but a guard kept the curious from entering tho place No Colquitt Bay a Dispatches from Austin the state capital quote Gov Colquitt as re plying to a question as to whether ho cured to comment upon tho situ ation by saying Some pooplo might call this in vasion but It 1st not Vorgaras body to determine tho mannerot his death vn have It I do not caro to talk urrthar until I have more Capt Sanders oJ tho rangers la Palace of Applied Arts AngloAmerican Exposition ;