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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 21, 1916, Mason City, Iowa XWICEAWEEK WEEKtiTt For Business office cnll S3 For Editorial Rooms Call 28 GlobeGazette Telephones REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OP THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS Partly cloudy tonight unl Tncsduy warmer Tuesdiiy VOL XX1IL NO 129 MASON IOWA TUESDAY MARCH 21 1916 OUR MEN OF AFFAIRS DUTCH LIIR QUESTION OF GETTING USE OF MEXICAN RAILROADS ALL IMPORTANT TO U S ARMY jjpERSBPJGS COLUMN IS NOW FAR FROM ITS BASE SEVERAL CREDITABLE WIT NESSES SAY ENGLISH SUB SEA BOAT WAS IN VICINITY GERMAN PRESS WOULD SHIFT DISASTER BLAME i Government Accedes to Car raimis Request That Ameri can Forces Shall Not Occupy Any Cities or Towns Special to the GlobeGazette El Paso Mar railroad problem overshadowed everything here in the Mexican situation today Carranzas reply to the request of the United States government tor permission to use the railroads is expected to reach Washington before night Refusal would ein the Amerl acquiescence be seriously by a considerable sec tion of the Mexican people and to be exploited by the enemies of Car ranza The unexpectedly rapid ad vance of the expeditionary columns under Gen Pershing has forced barraaa operations of can troops while would be bound to British Government Denies Ac Say It Is Done to Create 111 Feeling Against Teutons Special to the GlobeGazette London Mar sinking oE two neutral and one British steamship with the loss of a num ber of lives is announced here The Norwegian steamer Langelie was sunk and sixteen survivors res cued The members of the crew were lost The Danish steamer Skodsborg of tons was sunk and seven teen members of the crew were saved and three lost The British steamer Port fDalhousie was sunk with a portion of the crew missing Rumors of other ships that have gone down are numerous Special to the GlobeGazette Berlin Mar Cologne Volks Zeitung reports several cred the railroad question to the issue liable witnesses said j Americans familiar with the coun 11 1 try where the columns now are as sert it Is imperative the r iilroads feplacea at the armys disposalfor jiinging up supplies Dr I J Bush formerly chief Ssurgeon of Kaderos army asserted tthat speedy transportation facilities Bare essential to the further progress the American soldiers The American forces are re fported at said Bush I Twenty miles south of there is El j Valle and from that point the only practicable way of bringing up sup is auroad Tne valle there converges into a narrow gorge in which about two thousand peo ple live The territory In which Villa probably will remain is em I braced in an Imaginary line be ItweenChihuahua and Minaca with the Mexican Central railroad on I one side and the Sierra Madre I mountains on the other Villas I soldiers have ae advantage over j the Americans in that they will travel light with only a few days provisions and are seasoned men able to stand trajoardships of I mountain campaigning in that clim before and after the sinking of the steamship Tubantla a British sub marine was observed near the Noord says the Overseas news agency There is good reason to believe a British submarine sank the Tu Count von Reventlow in the Ta ges Zeitung also expresses a sus picion that a British submarine sank the Tubautia particularly in view of statements of officers of the vessel that they observed the course of tho torpedo He says that In similar cases previously there were indications that British sub marines destroyed neutral steam ers while the press at the same time was spreading reports that German submarines were responsi ble thus creating Illfeeling against Germany in Neutral The British government howev er has denied there is any ground whatever for the conectme that a British submarine was EVERY SEAT IX BIG HOUSE El LAST NIGHT FOK ANT MOVIE ai J SAMPSOX WAS THE 1RINCUAIj SlEAKEIl Cornoll Girls Glee Club and Empy reans PiiriilsH Heverel Numbers Dr Stout Gives Address Geo E Frost Dr Bush said that he had no Persons opposed to the operatlov of moving picture shows and othej places of amusement run for profi 311 Sunday undoubtedly hud a quo rum at the mass meeting held a the Cecil theater last evening a which Henry 7 Sampson of De Molnes assistant attorney genera of Iowa and candidate for iittornej general at the Republican primaries was the principal speaker Persons who wont to the meeting expecting to hear a redhot attnc on the Sunday operation of theatre were disappointed Inwevsr for i was only by inference that Genera Sampsons remarks about law on forcement and kindred subjects i general could he applied to the tiuis on at issue in Mason City now 1 ct tho Sunday theatre or tht Sun movie show were not direitl entioned by any speaker during tl itire course of the meeting The most direct reference to the sue was in the invocation delivered y Rev William Glenn Rowley pas or of Olivet Methodist Episcopal lurch in asking divine aid for those iarged with the fight against Snb ath desecration PITV CITO IM bin bllb IN P13ACK IN SIGHT Peoyle Hal n Narrow Fscape From Death When J Nichols Big Cur Skidded Across tlie Road One girl was quite badly injured and two automobiles considerably Villa was spreading stories of his wonderful victories over the Americans of how he had captured Texas and that Carranza had gone over to the United States It would bo easy he said for Villa to I the ignorant peons believe the wild est stories Another serious situa tion has been caused by the i mand of General Calles military governor of Sonora that the LaCoIo rada Mining company of New York reopen its mine at Hermosillo im mediately He has wired the com pany that if the mine is not reop ened immediately he will take it over and run it The property is said to be a very rich gold mine and formerly employed one thous and Mexicans according to General Calles He declared that he had no inten tion of confiscating the mino but that the Mexicans are suffering by being thrown out of employment nnrl lie intended to put them back i to work Special to The GlobeGazette Galveston March mediate Peace Is In sight Is one sen tence In a cablegram received from London by a Galveston shipping firm The cablegram cancelled arrange ments which had been made through the Galveston house for chartering a considerable amount of tonnage and gave as a reason for this action the prospect of peace In Europe AMKJfDMENT IvOST The new city ordinance against Sunday operation of theatres plc HjlLVl LVU ujlollluiJlmu damaged Sunday afternoon about ture shows became effective uaiiitt0tu kjniiu j nTiH flila flnrrmliK Special to The GlobeGazette Washington March sentative Kahns proposal to put the regular army at men an in crease of 80 over the administration bill lost in the house by a vote of 183 to 10S KAHXS AMKXDMICXT House Debating Army Imposlton pan igs sent ting J in who loon tern rday J of 3nce J the Special to Ihe GlobeGazette Washington Mar has formally protested against American troops occupying Casas GrandeR in their pursuit of Villa and the American government has replied that the troops have been ordered specifically not to occupy Casas Grandes or any other towns or cities in Mexico I The protest and reply were In eluded in the exchange of notes Te LY Acting Secretary Polk of the fttate department Ellseo Arrendondo I designate to the United States from Mexico Afler a conference between Secretary Polk and President Wilson it became known that Polk In the notn forwarded to Mexico yesterday said Instructions had been aent to Ocnernl Funaton to Iceep his troops away from all towns The state de Iv nartment had not received a reply T from Ihe request sent to Carranza for tlie uso of Mexican railroads in transporting supplies to the expedl jHlonary forces It has been pointed out to tho Carranza government that i similar permissions were grunted to Special to The GlobeGazette Washington March sentative Kalins amendment for the House Army bill to make the peace strength of the army men instead of was taken up for oclock near city limits on the Clear Lake paved road when a Packard TwinSix owned and driv en by D Nichols general manager of the E P Stacy Sons ofl 304 West Twelfth street skidded across the road In front of the Ford car of A B Chalupnik The injured girl was Miss Elsie 109 South Jackson street who is employed at the R E Boyle home She with her brother and sister were the passengers in the Ford car Mr Nichols who was driving his new car for the second time was ao companled by Mrs Nichols1 ttlieir daughter Miss Dorothy Miss Zaneta Eager Andrick S Pratt Kendrick Dilts and Clarence B Tlmmerman All of these young people are high school friends of Miss Nichols The Nichols party was proceed ing west and netir the place where Standing accident occurred Mr Nichols attempted to turn out to the left to go ahead of a Studebaker car which was Just ahead of him Just as he turned he saw the Chalupnik car coming east on that side of the road In an effort to avoid a head on collision he set the brakes and yesterday and this morning Commis sioner C A Cadwell filed with Po lice Judge Hayes informations drawn by City Solicitor Garfield Brease charging managers of three theatres with violations of the ordinance Upon filing of these Informations warrants for the arrest of the follow ing named men were Issued and placed In the hands of Chief of Po lice Gorman for service J M Heffuer manager of the Bi jou theatre A Kahn manager of the Casino theatre P B Johannsen manager of the Uegent trealre Chief Gorman served the warrant shortly after noon today Trial Tomorrow Trial of the three cases was set by Judge Hayes for Tuesday morning at 9 oclock Indianapolis March Taggart democratic national com mitteeman was appointed Unltec States Senator to fill the vacanc caused by the death of Senator Shlv ley Taggart will leave for Washingtor Immediately Taggart for twentj years has been tho leader of In dlata democracy WJRKCK ON MILWAUKEE ruin Derailed Xoar Morion Jun turn Saturday Night CONPEHBXCia two hours debate when the House resumed work on the measure As the amendment would bring House bill up to the proposals of the senate bill the vote Is regarded as a test on the dlspositon of the House to agree with the larger proposals of the senate the Carranza troops for tho use of railroads in tho United States last year Secretary Polk denied that United States troops proposed to take over any railroads in Mexico or that tho request was in any sense a demand or ultimatum The administration realizes fully the difficulty of Car ranzas position because of the feel ing in Mexico For that reason ev ery effort Is being made by the state department to disseminate In Mexico the Information that the United Sates has no motive of aggression In ending troops after Villa the Impetus of the big car caused It to skid so that It set almost squarely across the road The Ford struck the big Packard just about the rear wheels with a ter rific crash 9o forcible was the im pact that the radiator and parts of the engine of the light car were driv en clear back Into the body The power plant was almost pulverized The big car had not come off un scathed however one hind wheel bo ing shattered and the body badly broken up Occupaqfts of both cars wore thrown out of their seats Into tha road and eye witnesses said It seem ed that the air was filled with hu man bodies When inventory of Injuries was taken it was found that Miss Chalup nik was the only passenger In either car with injuries which seemed ser ious She was placed in the car of J F Shaible and brought to the hospital where stitches were London MarS war con ference of probably momentous Im portance Is to open in Paris where military and political representa tives of the entente allies are ga thering Joint policies to be pur sued by the entente in the next period of the war will he decidec upon by the conference which will bo presided over by Premier Brl and taken in the scalp wound Tlie only persons In tho Nichols car who bore any mark of the accident was Tim merman who sustained one sllgh cut not serious enough to require medical attention Another Accident This collision was the indirec cause of another accident almost a the same moment The driver of a car owned by the Cut Race Grocery and the rider of a motorcycle wh were in the Immediate vicinity turn d to go back and tha grocery ca got In front of the In much tho same manner that th other accident was caused The mo torcycle lost a pedal in tho collislo which followed that was the onl damage sustained HP OF IHUTlSIf AND FKENCII AEKOlLANKS ATTACK ZKERKUGGK HER TO BASIC WlTHOlT LOSS OF SSNGMC Ioinf of Attack Is Genmms Ritjijest Aoro and IVuvol in Territory Glee Club Sings The Cornell College Girls Glee lub which had rendored a concert t the First Methodist church Satur ay evening sang several very fine elections at the opening of tho meet ng and received an ovation Fol ownng this Rev Dr W J Minchin of tho First Congregational hurch Introduced Dr J D Stout f Cornell college who spoke to the ssemblage regarding the duty that oiifronts the men and women of naking it their business to help the joys and girls to be as good men and vomen as possible by doing every hing In their power to foster the in stitutions for good and eradicate the ilaces and things which work for other than the highest type of mau lood and womanhood Of what usa is asked Dr Stout to build up all our great in stitutions which work for good and better citizenship if at the same time ve permit places to operate and to flourish which tend to tear down that high standard of citizenship Sampsons Speech Assistant Attorney General Henry Sampson who is a candidate for the chleftlanship of tho office in which lie is now an aid was introduced by Dr Stout as the speaker of the even ing Air Sampson called attention to the number of criminals and insane and paupera produced in Iowa an nually by the numerous breeding grounds of vice which he referred Special to the GlobeGazette London Mar al lied aorophuias bombarded the Bel gian coawt town Zeebrugge All returned safely Zecbrugge 13 on the Belgian coast 12 miles northeast of Ostcnd Since the German occupation this port has become of considerable importance particularly as a German submarine base It is one of the principal points from which tho submarine opor tious in tho North sea are directed Official Statement Tho following ofifciul statement Is made on the air raid In the early hours of today a combined force of approximately fif ty French British and Belgian aero planes and iea planes accompanied by fifteenfighting machines attack ed the German sea plane station at Zebrugge and the aerodrome at Houltade near Zecbrugge Considerable damage appears to have been done The machines on average carried two hundreds Ills of bombs All the machines return ed safely One Belgian officers is reported seriously wounded All tha British machines referred to wero Special t0 the GlobeGazette Paris Mar forces have bombarded Malancourt and an attack made by them on the French positions at Cote de Polvro has resulted in failure according to the announcement by the French war office There has been intermittent bom bard ment in the region of Vans CHAXCJE OF VKNlH A Different Judge to Mom1 Wisconsin Student a East bound passenger train our on the Milwaukee was No 4o ayed Sunday morning on account of wreck which occurred near Marion unction S about oclock aturday night A passenger train rom the S C and D line was forced c detour over a part of tbJs division n account of high water and when earing the junction ran Into some tock The engine was thrown into he ditch and the baggage car was erailed No one was killed but the ireman was seriously Injured It vas several hours before the track ould tbe cleared causing delay of all rains in that part of the division TO NAME CJTAIIOfAX ifloiMibticaii Oonumtitce Moots to Pick Temporary Convention Special to the GlobeGazette Chicago Mar 20 Selection o a temporary chairman for the re publican national convention whlcl meets here next June Is tho prob leni faced by members of the ropub llcan national committees sub committee on convention arrange ments With tho exception of K 0 Dun can North Carolina overy rnambe of the subcommittee was presen when Chairman Hllles of Now Yor rapped for order Western members it was salt favored tho immediate selection o a temporary chairman assprttn there would be leas strife It In selection wore now Jnstead o waiting onu or two jnpntba o as the He pointed out that the only way get rid of this scum is to close le cesspools which cause it Un as the cause of pollution Is remov d he said the effect never can he emedied He assorted that he be eved that Mason City has some of pollution sources which cause the scum of He then pointed out the constant lianges which are going on in the attle lino along which the never ndiugconflict between the forces of vil and the forces of good Is being ought out He called attention to he fact that the battle tough now tho different conditions than I was when tlie evil sides battle lino vas made up of Individual wrong oers Ho showed how sin and vico 3 now organized and commercialized ind Its forces much better marshall Dd and organized than those of righteousness usuallyare Too many generals Is ono fault which the army of good people must eradicate if they are to fight on a par with their enemies he said The recruiting stations of evil whatever they may be must be root ed out is his bolief and tho people are to blame for conditions which ex ist if they did not do this The only reference of any kind to the local situation was made In this connection when General Sampson pointed out that the matter at Issue hero was only one of the many many things which must be contended against Me suggested taking an In ventory of the cHyfl agencies for good and for evil and seeing that those for good overbalance the oth er onoa The meeting closed with two se lections by the Empyreans ana tuo benediction Special to The GlobeGazette Waukegan March 20 Will Orpet the University of Wisconsin student accused of killing his for mer sweetheart Marian Lambert was granted a change of venue from the court of Judge C C Edwards of Judge C C Rdwards of Waukegan to another Judge of the same circuit The change of venue however will not take the trial out of Lake couu TO SKTTLK WX1K Special to The GlobeGazettn Macon March direc tors of tho Dixie Highway Associa tion will begin today a tour by au tomobile over two routes between here and Jacksonville in order to determine which route will bo in corporated In tho official routing of the great southern highway The directors will make tlie Journey to Jacksonville by one route returning by the other One route takes lite road to Fitzgerald and Wawcross and the other runs from Macon via Milledgevillo Sandersvllle Lnuls and Brunswick to Jacksonville NOT DAN IJoport Tlmt jHtomoy Dim putrlck WHS Killed nt Diibuque is Unfounded Waa of Names For a few moments last evening friends of Attorney Dan Fltzpat rick were alarmed at the report that 10 had been the victim of an auto ac cident at Dubsuiuo Investigation noved that Attorney Fltzpatrlck of Duburjuo and his wife had been kill ed by their auto turning turtle and he sad news was wired to Father Dougherty who made the announce ment and some people sot Iho name confused Tho first wife of the un fortunate Dublinu6 attorney was n slater of Judge Wado and died some yoara ago His second wife was a brldo of about six months The do cedent was well known and highly es teemed In this city ;