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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 17, 1914, Mason City, Iowa rWICEAWEEK WEEKLY GOING TO MOVE Youll find u Want Ad a very quick and easy way to dis pose of odd pieces of furni ture THE WEATHER Fair tonight and Tuesday slightly cooler tonlghtj moder ate winds REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OP THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE WORLD TODAYS NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS VOL XXI MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MARCH 17 1914 No 13S GEORGE WEST1XGHOUSIS 13IKS SUDDENLY i FORT DODGE MAN IS PICKED TO HEAD MASON CITY TEAM WILL REPORT HERE FOR WORK MAY 25 Soliciting for Funds in Coiijtmc tion With Commercial Club to Begin Soon Other Plans Made CHAIRMAN OF CHILD LABOR CONFKRKXCE ANOTHER PAIR OF VICTIMS OF BAD ENVIRONMENT GO TO ELDORA DEFECTIVE HEARING MAKES ONE DELINQUENT Mason City will have a baseball team this summer This much was made certain at a j meeting of the directors of tlhe as sociation held at the Cerro Gordo Saturday evening at which Connie Collins of Fort Dodge was em ployed as manager for the season v The directors were able to make a bargain with Collins that they con Elder is very advantageous and they feel they have the man who is capable of giving Mason City the kind of a ball team tho city wants at the price it can afford to pay f Report May 25 Collins has been employed to coach the Cornell College baseball squad at Mount Vernon so he can not report iere until May 25 and the playing season can not open until about June 1 or possibly a little later Lit tle time will be lost however in pre liminary practice for most of the players will be somewhat seasoned i that time and Collins will have a squad picked out that will be able to go right into the field with a min imum of preliminary work Collins working among the college players will ihave an opportunity to up and expects to pickup a likely Hunch at the figures the association can af ford to pay Playing Plans Thought it is not at this time the 1 plan to attempt any regular schedxtle most of Mason Citys games will be with Albert Lea Austin Owatonna Fort Dodge and Charles City all of which towns and some others in Southern Minnesota and northern Iowa will support fast teams Red Kelley late of tho 1 Fort iJodge team will be in charge ait Albert Lea local men will run the Austin team LIndaman will be boss L at Charles City and it is reported r that Vasbinder will again lead the i Owatonna aggregation L Solicit Funds Soliciting funds will begin next week The committee will work IP f conjunction with and with the sano tion of the Commercial club George Westinghouse whose In vention of the airbrake made him a worldbrother to Pulton Morse Franklin Marconi and Edison died unexpectedly in New York was due to heart disease which first became manifest about fifteen months ago He was slxty eigiht years old having been born in Schnectady N Oct 6 1846 His most prominent achievements of the airbrake upon UNRAVELING RUSSIAN ESPIONAGE SYSTEM are Invention which his fame largely rests used throughout the world as the principal safety device on locomotives Development of the alternating current system for electric lighting and power Perfection of device for carrying with safety and economy natural gas over long distances thus making It possible to use It extensively for do mestic and industrial fuel Invention of air prlng for motor vehicles of all kinds Invention of geared turbine sys tem for the propulsion of ships Establishment of many factories which employ today persons and are capitalized at America of the Saturday halfholiday Former President Arrives in Floui City for Five Day at University Special to The GlobaGazette Minneapolis March days of activities were today begun b former President Taft on his arriva here He delivers a series of four lectures at the University of Minne sota Law School beginlng this af ternoon He also attended the fun eral of Judge Charles Willard Dur ing the week Taft will be the gues of a number of dinners luncheons and other functions William H Eustice headed the committee of prominent citizens who greeted the former president on his arrivel Mother of Other Lad is SemiIn valid and Absent From Home Most of the Time Are Sad Cases By D O Mason City contributed two more boys to the State Industrial School at Eldora last week There is no ques tion but that Wiese boys should have been sent to Eldora at this time They were housebreakers and had stolen considerable goods at different times Both are victims of neglect One ol the boys had the measles at five years of age and his hearing was affected by the disease He was bright and kept up with his class without trouble He left school at the age of thirteen when In the Seventh grade and he left school because his hear ing his become so bad that he could not understand the instruction that he received He did not go to work as the present law requires but since dropping out of school found employ ment for his own time as ihe saw fit This led him into mischief on numer ous occasions At one time he took to collecting roller coastor wagons that were not his own He would change the wheels and parts repaint and so avoid danger of fcheir being recognized This was only one of his escapades On studying the H HENRY BOSTON CHICAGO AN1 NEW YORK MERCHANT INDICTED EL PASO EAGERLY AWAITS VERIFICATION OF RECENT REPORTS FROM FRONT Owen R Lovejoy is the chairman of the National Child Labor Commit tee holding its tenth annual confer ence in New Orleans March 1618 Members of any organizations inter ested in the subject have been in vited and it is expected that the conference will be one of the most interesting Plans for the passage of many laws in the state legislatures will be offered VILLA ESTABLISHES A PRESS CENSORSHIP Five Priests Reported Killed and Many Cluirches Looted in State of Tamaiilipas Post office Burned Eill Creating Oil Monopoly Expected to Will Not Protest Against It UXJ J 1 V wasfoundthat he had a feeling1 that in order to get his share of things in this world he had to resort to unrec ognized methods because of his hand icap in hearing This however is a very common case The other boy has a home In which his mother is a semiinvalid and from his father is absent most of He lias oeen in school with Special to The GlobeGazette Berlin March of the United States government not to pro test in favor of the Standard Oil Company against the German Oil Monopoly bill conforms with the ex pectations of the German government it is announced A representative of the government informed the com mittee in charge of the bill Special to The GlobeGazette El Paso March of a rumor that the Mexican federal army has met the rebels near Tor reon and fighting is going on is eagerly awaited here It is stated at Juarez that Villa has established a strict censorship over news despatch es after denying that the federals have advanced northwest from Tor reou Despite the difficulty iu get ting telegraphic information from the front it is believed the battle is on DELEGATES ARRIVED IN CITY IN LARGE NUMBER THIS MORNING BANQUET TENDERED VISITORS TONIGIH Business Sessions of Stale Coiut Tomorrow Guests to Be Taken About City in Automo biles No Big Fight Special to The GlobeGazette El Paso March Chihuahua dispatch from Associated Press cor respondent says no important fight Ing at Torreon Five Priests Killed Special to The GloheGaxette New Orleans March 1C Five retaliatory action Smerican might be a Trial of Nino Russians for Alleged Stealing or Military Secrets is lie gun in Austria Special to Tho GlobeGazette Vienna March second Btage of an attempt to unravel an alleged extensive Russian espionage campaign In Austria was opened by the Austrian government today Nino Russian subjects were placed on trial before the provincial count accused of being employed by Rus sian the general staff to ferret out Austrian military secrets especial ly In regard to Qalicia where the and Russian frontiers run side by side The accusecj art all civilians and Include two women one of whom Nora Baron is youthful and Very attractive and is alleged to have suc ceeded In obtaining much Informa from Leamberg susceptible officers at The first stage In the campaign against spying in Austria waa mark ed by the smtclde of Colonel Alfred feedl chief of the general ataff of the Eighth Auttrtan army corps whose headquarters are at Prague Jledl shot himnelf after his treas pn waa discovered Further sensa tional are expected to jesult from ihe present trials WHILE ROME Senator Weeks Snys Time Is Being Wasted in New Haven Matter MOTHER LEAVES COLORADO STRIKE DISTRICT Special to The GlobeQazette l Washington March are fiddling away while Rome Is burning said Senator Weeks of Massachusetts a Republican after a conference with the president in which the senator declared the New Haven railroad conference with tlhe department of justice is wasting time and that executive influence is re quired to bring results out of the situation It Is understood that the senator suggested to Wilson that he call At torney General McReynolds and Gov ernor Walsh of Chairman Howard Elliott of the New Haven and T W Gregory special counsel for department of justice together to bring about an agree ment Wilson arranged for a conference with McReynolds later today Weeks pointed out what he believed to be a serious aspect of situation The New he said must raise about a hundred million dol lars in the next four months to meet maturing obligations and under present conditions It cannot There is one man who can bring all the various elements together He Is the president of the United Famous AVonuui Strike Loader Leaves Sfate Very Quietly Special to OloljeQazotto Trinidad March Br Mary jonw tho noted woman jrtrlko leader who thae beon a mili tary prlsousr in San Rafael hospital here since January 12 was put aboard a train quietly last night and sent out of the coal strike district It Is said this action wan at her re miest and on orders of Adjutant General Chase Now at Denver Speolal to OlobeGaaatta Denver Mareh 18 Mother Jonos has bo six located here Her attorney said he would issue I statement later OWENS VT8IT9 EXCHANGE Chief Exponent of Stock Traffic Reg ulation Goes on Floor Special to The GlobeGazatto New York March stock exchange recleved an unexpected visit from United States Senator Robert L Owen chairman of the senate committee on banking and currency and chief exponent of the proponed regulations affecting the operations of stock Owen was admitted to the floor and escort ed about by Vice President Pomoroy and several of the governors of the exchange Study of the stock ex change at first hand Is tihe object ol Owens visit which time comparative regularity but has been allowed to run with companions who are unable to give him good im pulses He joined with the first boy in the roller coaster enterprise and several others Five different times he was called to bhe attention of the police and was given another chance In this the po lice were unquestionably negligent or had not the time to attend to the boy through the juvenile court Then the boys turned sixteen years of age and they figured that they were no longer subject to the former threats of the police that hey would be taken before the juvenile court and so they de cided to try their hand at house jreaking On a Saturday afternoon they broke into an empty house and stripped It of its electric light fix tures On learning that there was possibility of their being apprehend ed they took their loit to the hank of Willow oreek and there destroyed it This called them to the attention of the police and ihavlng been bother ed wtlh the boys so many times It was decided that something must be done definitely this time The boys were then shown that they had mis calculated and that it was much more serious to commit a crime after pass Ing the juvenile court age than it had been before They had gathered that this was not so in as much as another member of their gang had been caugiht after making trouble and in as much aa he was sixteen years of age he had been allowed to pay a fine ond go his way This the boys felt was a very easy way of get ting out of trouble and that in con sideration of It they could take the risk of breaking the law The prob lem confronting the police and proba tion department was how to handle these boys definitely and yet not too ueverely jn the case of the boy who had lost his hearing no cooperation could be secured from the home and It was necessary to Indict the boy find hltn guilty of housebreaking and then commute his penitentiary sentence to the Boys Industrial School at Eldora In the case of the boy who has parents it was possible to secure from them a statement that bhe boy was incorrig ible and could not be controlled This statement was used as an application to the court and the boy was com mitted to Eldora as an Incorrigible Thus the second hoy waa saved the stigma of a court reoord as a crimin al It la unfortunate that both boys could not have been saved this rec ord but in order to do that which was best for these two victims of neglect it was necessary to record one of them as the criminal that he had made himself deterrent factor against such legisla tion but asserted he was confident that would not occur The bill prom ises to compensate the Standard Oil company but only for the equip ment of its wholesale business estab lished before March 1912 within the customs limits Nothing Is to be given for the retailing equipment which cost two million dollars or for the good will PRISONERS ENTER priests ihave been slain by rebels in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas since November 18 last and three priests held for ransom a convent cathedral and smaller cTTnrcTies lobted according to two Catholic priests Father Jose Mor eno Madina and Father Ramon Gonzealcs who arrived here from Brownsville Texas today Both said they had been driven from Vic toria Mexico Henry Siegel whose largo depart ment stores in New York failed some weeks ago has been indicted with his partner Frank E Vogel by the grand jury of New York County The charge against them was larceny the making of false statements re garding their stores and the ac ceptance of deposits when the bank connected with the stores was in a dangerous condition In connection with their New York stores they maintaineda private bank which did a largo business Money was bor rowed from the bank and used in the department store business Since the failure an army of law yers and Investigators have been try ing to straighten out the matter De positors of New York City whose money is tied up have become bois Twice a them has forcibly ejected from tlie fed eral building in that city to which they hiul gone for redress Some of them went so far as to make a threat Ohey would lay siege to pne Sieg els stores yet open and pviltlr1 cient good from the counters to cov er their deposits WantAction Special to The GlobeGazette San Diego March ernor Johnson and Secretary Bryan both liavo been asked in emphatic messages to take summary action to punish those responsible for the kill ing Saturday night of Frank V Johnston postmaster at Tecate near the Mexican border and the burn ing of the United States customs of fice and postoffice A posse Is re ported closing in on the band of Mexican bandits who shot Johnston Mrs Hedges ancT Alexander Kon sloski Admit Their Guilt and Re ceived Sentences from Court who pleaded guilty Saturday afternoon of the charge of committing adultery filed against her by her husband was sentenced to three years In the pentltentiary night Alexander Konsloskl pleaded guil ty Saturday to the charge of keep ing a nuisance In the form of a liquor dispensary which was claimed was operated on the q t He was fined 5300 and costs but an appeal bond was filed Immediately which will keep him out of jail for a time In the meantime he will attempt to pay his fine Similar charges against his wife were dismissed Cort adjourned Saturday until the April term Judge J J Clark de cided not to hold court open until the next term as he had such a large amount of business to attend to MILITANT SllFF MEETS RESISTANCE Orclors Probo Special to The GlobeGazette Washington March Bryan has ordered an otficla Inves tigation of the death of Postmaster Johnson at Tocate California The killing occurred on American soil and is said by officials hare to be within the jurisdiction of the Cali fornia state authorities Funeral Funeral services of the late G H Raduuxel will bo held tomorrow afternoon at oclock at James Uerman Lutheran church East Miller street St on PIRATES IXOT STKAMER Special to The GlobeGazetta Hong Kong March 16 Pirates boarded and looted the Norwegian Steamer Chlldar off here carrying off booty valued at after overpowering binding and gagging six Europeans aboard Delegates to the state convention of the Court of Honor which opened this afternoon at with a recep tion at the K P hall arrived in goodly force this morning Every train Into the city has brought a largo number A reception committee wel comed all delegates at tho trains tha morning Tonight A banquet will be held at thlt evening at the K P ihall followed bj a program H A Smith state man ager will act as toastmaster The Em pyreans will furnish delightful musls for the occasion C H McNider will a toast to Our Guests and J H Knoblauch to Our L F Suttou will give an address on Patriotism Liberty and Brother A ball at Commercial hall will occupy the remainder of the ev ening i Tumorrows Session The meeting will convene tomorrow at the K P hall at oclock in the morning The invocation will given by HDevoe by an addresHpt yelcome by Mayor Sttmtofi by H T Canii eron j A business session will follow la the afternoon the state court will meet or a business session and at oclock if the weather is pleas ant thq guests will bo taken the city in autoes In the evening i class of 150 will be initiated Ilcv Osguod Produces Figures to fiiwvth of Musoit Citys Ito s Institutions In Rev B M Oagoods sermon Sunday morning at the Baptist church it was found that there were ninotoen church organizations In Ma son City Tho amount of church property is estimated at tiie assessed valuation of amounts to the In city five years the west slfle alone had the citys total estimation was The capitaliza tion of each plant is Tlic gain in protestant church property for this same time was three ohurch os two chapels and three parsonags The gain in Catholic churches 000 the Jewish synagogue The total is The citys as sessed caluation shows a gain of 95 NOMINATIONS Special lo The Washington March Tht president has nominated Stephen Doyle oC CaiTlngton N to be United States marshal for North Da kota and John Ross of Sioux Palls to be register of the land office at Dellefourche South Dakota RKKOHE SKNATI3 Special to Tlio CrioijeGazctto Washington March Rear Admiral F T Bowles presi dent of the Forerlver Ship Bulding of Quincy has been summoned to testify Wednesday before the sen ate lobby committee about the con tract that C W DeKnight claims to have had with his company to work for the Panama tolls exemption WIN7S per this cent in five same time years and the gain in for church property has been 19 per cent Next Sunday pastor will speak development vs ment morning the Social Spiritual develop Woman Who Attacked Prison Com missioner Is Knocked son Sqund Burns Train Special to The GlobeGazette Glasgow March James of the prison commission for Seat land attacked today by an irate militant suffragette armed with a heavy dog whip took law In his own hands and knocked the woman down with a blow to the Jaw The wom an whose Identity was not discov ered met the prison comvalssloner at the entrance of the Duke prison and belabored him over the head and shoulders with the whip The woman waa arrested but Ddivon refused to prosecute and she was re leased mm OF Purposely the names of theue boys not boon given In the one In stance It was punishment enough that tho boy Is recorded as a criminal tho other boy will some day return to Ma aon City and If he Is to be given the opportunitythat his training in the school will fit him for he should not be handicapped by the publicity that might be attached to his name at this Arson Sqnad Busy Special to The GlobeGazetta Birmingham England March 16 suffragette arson squad burned nine passenger coaches belonging to tho Midland railway at Kings Nor ton and then escaped arrest today time However other boys who con template dodging tho law should know just what happened to these two boya and Just how It waa brought about Army Men Hero to Check Government Property and Pass Up on Company at Muster Tonight at Commercial hall Com pany A will be mustered for Inspec tion by Lieut Maize of the Twelfth Cavwlry the inspecting officer at tached to tihie brigade Lieut Maize arrived in the city this noon and spent the afternoon In checking over the accounts of the company with the government The muster of the men and bheir Inspec tion will be at Commercial hall the present temporary armory space In the Kirk being Insufficient in size As is usual the public is welcome at the Inspection Chock Over Properly This mornlnff Sargeant Smothers of the Eighteenth Infantry who is at tached to tho FiftySixth Regiment by detail from the war department in voiced the company property and checked It wtlh the lists of what should bo on hand Ho expressed himself to members of the aa being well pleased with tho condi tion In whloi the equipment of tho company waa found NAMING OF RESERVE CITIES DEFRRRKD UNTIL APRIL 1 Special to The GlobeGazette Washington March is said to be no prospect oE an an nouncement of the reserve cities un der the new banking act before April 1 The same statement applies to the personnel of the federal reserve board The president has been in formed by treasury officials that there Is little liklihood of the organ tion necessary as prlllminary to he operation of the board being ef fected for at least two more weeks Special to The GloboGazette Philadelphia March 1G Jay Gould the American and English amateur court tennis champion won the first four sets In his match with George Covey the England profes sional champion for the open cham pionship of the world Ilitntetl Without License George Karbi a foreigner employ ed at the Lehigh plant was arrested by Deputy Game Warden Monplasurc yesterday charged with hunting without a license Karhl shot at some wild geese but did not succees in kill ing any He was taken before Justice A L Kimball and fined LOOKS UP DIRECTORATES President Turns to Other Phases of Anti Trust Program Special to Tho GlobeGazette Washington March the revised interstate trade commission bill completed by a sub committe of the house IntereKtate commerce com mittee tlhe president turned his at tention to consideration of other phases of the antl trust program President Wilson has arranged a con ference with Representative Clayton chairman of the judiciary committe and his colleagues on tho revised bill to prohibit interlocking directorates It becamo known that the question of whether the new bills should Include provisions exempting labor unions from tho operation of tho proposed laws has not been discussed with the president However it Is said to bo his view that the lino along which tho committees Is working on trust legislation does not touch on the labor phase of the problem CLUB FOR FRED STORE Famous Comedian Guest of Cerro Ooido Gun Club nt Kniery Grounds Saturday Afternoon Fred Stone of the famous thea trical team Montgomery and Stone was the guest of honor of the Cerro Gordo County Gun club Saturday af ternoon at the club grounds Mr Stone is an enthusiastic crack shot and competed wJth tho members of the club Mr Stone had fortynine of his first fifty shots to his credit The score of the shoots for Satur day and Sunday are as follows Fred Stone Saturday Foster 150 Geo Konvallnka 150 Oeo Streetor 150 J M Robertson 12f Leo Woisnak 125 x 117 x IIS x 117 x 125 x I 09 150 Sunday Waller 50 Glanvllle 50 Stevens so Thompson 7fi Joo Konvallnka 50 x ifi Geo no x 37 Foster j x 37 x iS x is x ;