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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 16, 1916, Mason City, Iowa ITWICEAWEEK WEEKMf For Business office call 33 For Editorial Rooms Call 28 GlobeGazetto Telephones REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OP THK IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE A YS NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS The Weather Partly cloudy mid iirolmlity nn setthxl tonight ami Friday rising temperatureFriday VOL XXIII MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 16 1916 NO 120 PERSHING FORCES REPORT ED TO BE COOPERATING WITH AMERICAN COLUMN FIRST NIGHT IN CAMP WAS UNEVENTFUL ONE Details of Disposition Troops Etc Reported of to Special to The GlobeGazettn Nogales March Tran OUR MEN OF AFFAIRS Funston Kcpl Pleosed With Way Censor ship Is Received Special to The GlobeGazette El Puso March the pursuit of the American army has started and has apparently passed beyond tlio Americnn Mormon colony ahont Casas Grmides reliable dispatches In dicated that these five hundred Americans tiro now safe These dispatches give credit also to tho forces about Gnsns Grandes for putting up a front which stopped Villa from making his proposed raidon the Americans Todays information indicated strongly that the shifty bandit leader with his supply of swift horses is again on the move Washington Was informed Secretarj Baker that both columns of Ameri can troops are now In Mexico In pursuit of Villa and iits bandits and are meeting with hearty coopera tiou from the Carranzo soldiers juiUty prevailed today on both aides ol the Mexican border in this sec tion The first crisis excitement among the Mexicans at the news the American march has passed here Nogales was heavily patrolled during the entire night by American troops Fifty men the Carranza garri sons remained in the Mexican town of Nogales The others several hun dred have been withdrawn south over night They are reported en route eastward along the American border headed for Naco on the Mexican side of the Arizona town of hat name The American train crews liave refused to make their runa be tween Nogales and Hermosillo aud Mexican crews have replaced them Has Direct Wire San Antonio March Funston has arranged for a direct government wire to Columbus N At the same time it is announced that General Pershing might make fre quent trips between the field forces and Columbus In this way the com mander of the expeditionary forces can keep in close touch with the head of the southern department Uneventful XiS Special to the GlobeGazette Columbus N M Mar American expedition which entered Mexico yesterday spent an ful night encamped but a short dis tance across the American line Some ot Villas men according to reports here are down in Ascension but Columbus slept more soundly last than at any time since the horrors of exactly one week ago Despite rigorous censorship which closed all wires telegraph and tele phone to military news the story of the crossing got out The facta follow About o clock yesterday morning troops fell In at their camp in full marching or der The order to move came about and was answered by a shout Then the column from the men started out Cowboys off the ranches enrolled as scouts and the cavalry led the way Two infantry regiments some field artillery and the wagon train cauve after The departure of the force was unmarked iby a single dramatic detail It was as business like as practicle march A long hazy line of alkali dust standing out against dull white of plains and the blazing light of the sun marked the progress toward the border Genera Pershing accompanied the force as far as the border but came back lat er in the afternoon and took anoth er direction to the flank with part of the troops Tiha troops taking part In the movement numbered auout composed of the Thirteenth cavalry Sixth and Sixteenth infantry and other details that havo been encamp ed here During the preceding night it was said that Colonel Slocum met Colonel Davlla of the Mexicans who promised that no resistance would be made to crossing the boVder At any rate there was no resistance made but the entire Mexican population In Palo mas soldiers and civilians with one exception cleared away When the Americans passed through this town on crossing the border they saw thv one aged crlpplen siou jit Fort Sam H niston quarters ot Major General Piinstpu who paid close attentionto theat titude Carranza aud his fqllow S When Gen Pershing wired yes terday that ho had crossed the bor der and had been joined by the Carranza force stationed at Palo mas General Funstou evinced great satisfaction Tills was heightened when early reports Indicated that the only violence along the entire border occurred near Kingsville where a small detachment of troops guarding the Barredo bridge on the St Louis Brownsville Mexico railroad was fired on in the dark about midnight The first stories of the affair were that a hundred shots were exchanged before the attackers said to be Mexican bandits retired It was later announced from For Brown at Brownsville tnat not more than snots were fired While primary purpose the cen sorship ordered by Funston is to mystify Villa it is known that i also is in the nature of military ex perlment partly to determine the at titude of American newspapers anc people toward such methods That i was met without any sort of objec tlon and in many cases freely en dorsed by newspapers was a surprise to General Fimston wilio had said when he announced his secrecy plan I suppose theyll haul me into cour for Reports Special to The GlobeGazette San Antonio Marcli Te port from General Perahlng to Gen Funston stating that all was goin well was received today at For DUTCH LINK ROUND FOR SOUTH AMERICA AT TACKED OFF HOL LAND COAST FUKNCH STEAMER PATHIA IS OIMECT iW ATTACK Elmer E Pratt American Consul Died Rcpcnlly at Hospital in Lis bon Was on Tliis Vessel Special to The GlobeGazelle New York March French 6learner Patria of the Fabre line cur rying among her passengers Iweiily nino Americana including an Ameri can consul was attacked without warning by a submarine off the Al gerian coast March 1 Captain Pierre Descholles announced upon arrival of Wie ship from Mediterranean ports A torpedo directed at the Pulria missed the ship by about thirty feet Olucy Arnold American consul gen eral at Cairo was a passenger on the ship from Naples to Lisbon He tohl Captain Uescliclles that he would forward a full report of the atlacV to Wire United States government It was news however to Captain Des ohellcs that cable dispatches have since reported that Arnold who was returning home died at Lisbon the day after his arrival there Informa tion received by the state department was that Arnold was ou Hie verge o a nervous breakdown at tho time of his departure from Cairo Freight Cimrges of Packing House Products from Mason City to Jjou isiiina Held Too High Special to The GlobeGazette Washington March of the Minneapolis St Louis railroad on packing house products and fresh meats in carloads from Mason City to Arkansas and Texas points were not found to be unreasonable by tho Interstate commerce commission but Its rates to Louisiana points were found unjustly discriminatory to the extent that they exceed tho rates from Chicago by more than two and onehalf cents per hundred pounds on packing house products and five cents per hundred pounds on fresh meats Jacob E Decker Sons were the complainants in this case The local packing house 1ms considerable JIIOTS AT AKOO Special to The GlobeGazette Chicago March 16 Rioting in which stones bricks and other mis siles were thrown causing the arrest of a number of strikers ou disorderly charges followed the resumption of operations at the plant of the Corn Products Refining company at Argo Armed guards are protecting the men operating the plant The strik ers continued their patrol despite the injunction issued against picketing by Judge Baldwin FRIENDS IJKCKWITIf 4V I tuuiij tL A if i i v i i i A 1 Sam Houston The report dealt witft southern business and it was stated today it would have more were It not Rockwell City Friends of former Treasurer Beck with who was recently held liable for the payment of with which an agent for a Chicago furniture com pany absconded are raising funds to reimburse him While Mr Beckwlth was treasurer the county bought some furniture He drew a check In payment giving it to the companys agent who absconded The company sued the county securing judgment The county then sued Mr Beckwith and won The judgment against him left him nearly penniless and his friends arc rallying to his aid the strength of Gen Pershings com mand the disposition of the various units and officers and the distance of the first days march and move ments of the Carranza troops All these details however come under censorship and were not madepubllc man beggar without family aeroplanes are believed to Some have passed in with the expedition In mo tor trucka The flying conditions owing to the clearness of the atmos phere are Ideal but for local to pography the army will rely on Its cowboy scouts The columns leaving Columbus wore thoroughly equipped for conditions that might arise and represented all arms ot the service Xow Units Special to The 121 Paso March and pow erful army units are rapidly forming along the Mexican border to fill the gaps left yesterday when the first expeditionary army entered Mexico from two points on the New Mexican line Tn El Paso Brigadier General Geo Bell moved In on the heels of General Pershing who led the first foroeinto Mexico Gen Bell is busy gathering a new organization and at tending to the supply problem for the freight rates referred to The matter of refund of allegoA overcharges on past shipments Is al so pending but Washington dis patches report nothing on that thus far Ko Opposition Special to the Snn Antonio Mar Pershings start into Mexico with out opposition from the Mexican forces and apparently without seri ous disturbance resulting along tho border wag the big topic of dlacus TO FLOAT IAAX Morgan Firm Kxpeots to Get Seventy five Million for Special to Ttie GlobeGazette New York March group of American bankers headed by J P Morgan are negotiating with the Canadian government for the flo tation of a now Canadian loan ac cording to a statement Issued by the Morgan firm The amount has not been definitely determined hut It is Intimated It would be In the neigh borhood of AS AMBASSADOR BERLIN ASSERTS DEAD MANS HILL IS HELD NY TIIEfU FORCES DOMINATES THE HEIGHTS OF REGION UNDER ATTACK Yesterdays Report ed Mnde in Thnt Seclion Rut Did Siliilo Outcome of Thorn Special to Tho Berlin Marohi official statement from Gorman army head quarters seems to indicate that the Germans tlaim possession of Dead mans Hill dominating the Heights of the Meuse on which they report ed an advance movement yesterday The Germans also claim the capture of a number of officers and men and a scoro of machine suns Sixecial to the GlobeGazette London Jlar Retilfir dis patch from the Hook of Holland says that a wireless message lias been received there stating that the large Dutch steamer Tuhantia out ward bound from Amsterdam to the Plnlle has boon torpedoed and is In a sinking condition near the Koordhinder lightship All the passengers were taken off in ICffort Hoing Made to Arrange for llctriul of Against J M iier for Sunday Opening of Theatre Second trial of 1 M Heffner manager of the Bijou theatre for working on Sunday by reason of Hiaving opened his theatre on March 5 and giving afternoon and evening performances will probably be Sat urday before Justice R 3 Stanbery and a jury Tho jury In the first trial disagreed The state desires to try the case on that day and Attorney T K liams who represents Heffner said that date would probably be agree able to the defense He pointed out that the continuance had been with out special consent ot the defendant and that the state Is not entitled to more than a three day contlnuanM such consent hut said that t was not probable that any move to dismiss would he made on that IXTKKLRBAX NOW RKADV Iowa City March 1G The first car on the internrban line be tween Muscatine and Iowa City will leave Muscatine at oclock Sun day morning and will leave Iowa City returning at oclock Thus will intorurban service between these jtwo cities be Inaugurated over tho dracks of the Rock Island railroad Washington March H lmve been leased for fifty McCormick president of the Inter national Harvester company may soon be invited to accept a diplomat ic assignment from the administra tion Officials intimated today that Mr McCormick will be asked to go to Berlin as successor to Am bassador James W Gerard who Is on leave of absence There were also intimations that R T Crane of Chl cago now private secretaary to Sec retary of State Robert Lansing may be sent to Turkey as successor to Henry Morgenthau years Time tables have been post ed In the stations along the line Tho ars will also operate as far west as What Cheer and Montezunm MAN AHRKSTKI FOR GIVIXG AWAY BEKR Dubuque Mardbi first ar rest for violating the mulct law re peal in this city was made yestor day when Mike Beruer waa charged with giving away beer at his hotel Berger pleaded guilty There have been persistent reports of other vio lations of the law but officers Hay cannot find the guilty persons SOMK GOOD Hampton March little preliminary examination of tho tests that havo been made of Franklin county corn Indicates that some of It will be useful as seod It will be a few days yet before any oC the teats are off or can be read as to their full value When all tho teats are completed Mr Walker who Is conducting the work contemplates sending to each farmer In tho county a copy of a summary of the work he says During the past few days he has been working In the west part of the Meetings in connection with the campaign not hitherto announced aro Scheduled at Bradford for March 20 Lntlmer tho 23rn and Alexander the round John Senneff will appear with lounty Attorney Hill Cor the state at the second trial of the case If P YAIUXGTOX R12IJEF MAX OX It P O MONTAXA Ifis Place Is hn3i Formerly in tho Omaha Him by Phil Sun Mnriun H P Yaringlon relief man or the R P on tho between Mason City and Bell running on trains Xqa 12 and 12 has been given a run Ir ivestern Montana He ha formerly had three runs tho othev two tie Ing from Belle Plaine to and from Cedar Raplda to Ihr regular man ou thin run whom relieved every days is Mr Payne Tho now relief man it yarlngnni plnce 3 Phil Satburn who como frnm i in on tin1 malr Una from Alnrlon to Omti MOnilASKA AND H1WA SUFKHR FROM UXTKUK COMPARISONS Omaha Neb March mnk lns the statement that tho per capita wealth of Kansan Is greater than of any other state the Country Gcjiilleman an eastern publication dominated with eastern ignorant egotism Is being called upon by Ne braska and Iowa boosters to produce figures that permitted such a stutu ment So far the publication hnsStudi ously ignored all requests for Infor mation knowing Unit its figures ara not true in any sense The per cap ita wealth both of Nebraska und Iowa far exceeds that of Kansas so much so In fa ft that the figures published look liko deliberate mis representation The figures Tor tho three states are Iowa Ne braska Kansas These figures aro taken from tho Estimated Valuation of issued liy tin Bureau of ensns Ilepartmeiit of Commerce SKXATOR KIIIYIXY Special to The London March 1 dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph from Cop nhagen says the Wolff bureau the German semiofficial news agency announced that Admiral Alfred von Tirlptz German minister of the navy ias retired and that Admiral von Dapelle director of the ndminislra ion department of the admiralty ias been appointed his successor Hia resignation is aaid to le due to ill health Admiral von TlrpiU last year cele brated his fiftieth anniversary In he German navy He has always been a strong believer In keeping Germanys navy in a high slate of ef ficiency and is declared to have al ways favored the pressing of Ger manys submarine warfare Several times since tho outbreak of the war Admiral von TirplU lias been reported at odds with Chancel lor von BethmannHollwog and even with Emperor William In his position of head of ad von Tirpltx would brook no opposition and lie has fought many political battles in the carrying out of his plans for the betterment of Germanys naval policy Von Tlrpltz became a naval cadet In 1SG5 Four years later he was made a lieutenant and at 25 yenrs of ago held the commission of lieuten ant commander He was appointed commamlor o tho Koil naval in nm six years later he was made ininistei of marine STKVK One alleged violation of Ordinance 38 was the only pollco business last night Steve Betlch a Powder street resident put up bond of for that it being alleged that he was fooling with the booze business buzz leaw Special to The GlobeGazette Washington March Em peror Williams determination not to provoke a break with tho UnUe States In the new submarine cam paign even though it involves a fac ttonal contest In he Oormnn rolch stag has alrendy brought about I hi downfall of Grand Admiral Von Tlrp Hz himself IB Indicated In today diapatclies from Berlin The tone of these dlspalehss fron the German capital although guard od nud veiled is taken hero to prov the supremacy of the emperor Chan cellor von BethmannHollweg For elgn Minister Jagow and tho nrmy which has been opposing tho plnn o Admiral von Tlrpltz and the nnv party to carry tho submarine cam pafgn to merciless destruction of a shipping to enemy porta ndianii Governor Asks Thill Mmly Iiiii ill Htiito at Indianapolis Washington March 1 ii Funeral rrangeinents virtually wore om lete today for Die late Senator lenjamtn F Shivoly of Indiana who ied here laic yesterday after a ling ring Illness aged TS years Death esulted from a complication of dis The body probably will remain at lie Slilvcly home here until tomor ow when It will be started ou its fay to South Bond where bu lal will take place Saturday The amlly was considering today Qov Samuel M Tlalatens request hat the body Hc In state at Indlan ipoils for one day Momiliers of the family and a con resHional committee will nrcotn nny I body to Indiana OFKKFtS Special to tho GlobeGazette Creslon Iowa Mar local light heat nnd power company huss offered a reward of for the ar rest and conviction of anyone shoot Ing awny the Insulators on the elec tric llslit line to Afton The trans mission line has been injured In this way a number of times accord ing to officials of the light com pany Malicious mischief of this kind subjects tho offender to pun ishment by fine and imprisonment it is said Jumps A report from Letts Spencer Smith today is to lhi cftVcl that KU r adcvanced ten cents yesterday and fifteen today bo cause of enormous made by ICnropoan countries It IK predict ed that will advance still high er during the summer months iliCKAKS A DCS Moinns Iowa Mar IB Mount Pleasant Girl of a hord oC Uolstoin COWH at tho state hospitTil it Mount Pleasant lias broken an other stale butter production Ac cording to a report received hero Mount Pleasant Girl gaia pounds of milk from which was produced pounds of butter In seven days It Is suld this beats tho previous record In the Junior class ;