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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 31, 1914, Mason City, Iowa TWCEAWEEK WEEKGl FIND BYUSING A QLOBEGAZBTTB WANT AD ARE A8TOX ISHING THE WEATHER Unsettled weather tonight and Tuesday probably rain not much change iu temperature REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE TODAYS NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS VOL XXI MASON CITY OVv A TUESDAY MARCH 31 1914 No 148 OARKAXZAS WASHINGTON AGENT DKlARTS TO CONFER WITH CHIEF OF JURORS WHO CON VICTED THEM APPEAL TO GOVERNOR ATTORNEY TAKES PLEA TO ALBANY Have Execution of Sen tence Deferred Until Aftci the Second Trial of Lieut Charles Beekei1 Special to The GlobeGazette New York March 30 H Lionel Kringle of counsel for the four gun men who were found guilty of tho murder Herman RoSenthal the zambler left New York for Albany today with a petition asking Govern or Glynu to stay the execution oE the sentence set for April 13 un til after the second trial of Clharles Becker former police lieutenant conviction was set aside by the court appeals The petition is signed by ton of the twelve jurors Who convicted the gunmen Robert V Pesquiera confidential gent of the Mexican constitutional s at Washington is eriroute for uarez where he will confer with his lief in connection with the Benton ase He has been in close touch ith affairs at Washington and will iform his superiors as to the senti ment in regard to the Benton and ther cases INDUSTRIESKICK THE FIRE TAX Reported That Brick Companies and Cement Plants Will Join in Near IPuture in Action Against City Because they allege they do not got the fire protection they are com pelled to brick and cement companies of the city are rumored to be about to com ihence a joint action to prevent the collection of taxfor that purpose by the city Rumors were current today that the companies contemplate taking the matter Into court and attempt ing to procure an order restraining the officers in charge of tax collec ting ond disbursing machinery from collecting the rates they have been levied 35 Say They Found Complete Outfit foi Opium Smokirig Smokers us ing It in lloiton Street House Police raided a house at 728 Hort OE street shortly before noon today thinking they had unearthed an im moral resort Instead they fouuc what proved to bo a 9pium den they assert fullfledged A man giv his name as Henry Robinson am u woman saying she was Lulu Rob inaon the mans wife were arrostet and now In jail Both are no Tho police are looking foi another man The house In which the opium wai ijocated has been suspected by the police for some time of being a re sort Residents nearby clalmec strange actions had taken plac there and this morning Captain Frank Campbell and Patrolman Randall made a raid on It Tho officers forced their way Inti each room in the house until thej discovered Robinson and his wife ly lug on a couch in the midst of Robinson and his wife with th hop outfit were brought to the po HOB station where they admitted tha they had the opium outfit for thai use and that they had bean in th habit of smoking It although the dented any knowledge of others us ing It or tho house which they oo pupled being used for Immoral pur poses Those dropping Into headquarter this afternoon had a chance to view f complete Chinese opium smoking putflt such as were found and des troyed in the recent San Francisco Chinatown raids An expensive pipe worth of opium a cigar box full of mixture that IB used In tho pill rolling the knife for moulding the pill1 and several small bowls make up the outfit The articles In the collection are of the finest and showed marked signs of having beon in UBO a long time It is thought that Robinsoi jnay have purchased them from a Chinese Robinson shows the marks of a His complexion Is slightly yellowed by the stuff and ho Is nor YOUB He was partiy under the in fluence when brought to tha station it Is said An this is the first offence he mny bo released with flnq which fs tho penalty for the uao of oplunl MILITARY EXPERTS THINK THAT NUMBER HAVE BEEN KILLED ANXIETY FELT AS TO VILLAS FATE REWARDS FOR BOY KIDNAPPED IN PHILADELPHIA For Six Days Terrific Fighting Has Been in Progress Before the Straleyelieally Important CHy lead of Japanese House of Peels Sidesteps Job of Forming Xew Ministry for Emperor Special to The GlobeGazette Chihuahua City March thousand soldiers some tham women lie dead In and ahout blood soaked Torreou This is the estimate placed on the results the sis days figlhting between General Villa and forces before that war racked city How far from this is the exact number of dead probably will never bo known but from reports brought in at different tines and knowledge of terrific battling military authori ties hero believed there will be a tlhousand at least when firing ceases and an account of the carnage is taken For six days the fight has been the bitterest and loss of life the heav iest in the recent history of Mexico Constitutionalists sympathizers and rebel officers are again anxious as to the fate of Villa pcoial to The GlobeGazette Tokio March lyesato fokugawa president of the house of eers declined to underake the for natlon of a new Japanese althopgh requested to do so by ther and the elder statesman then submitted to theEmperor the name of the Viscount Keigp Kiyoura vino previously held several cabinet jortfolios The ESmperor summoned iyoura to audience tomorrow It s generally thought Kiyoura will iccept the premiership nave been offered for the recovery of Warren UlcCarrick kidnapped from the streets of Phila delphia March that city have asked those of evorj large city in the country to look for canvas covered NEW MEMIJKU OP COMMKUCE COMMISSION STARTS WOIUf PESIDENT DECLARES DEMO CRATS SHOULD NOT HES ITATE ABOUT IT DENIES THERE WAS ENGLISH PRESSURE Says Tale of Agreement With Grey is One of a Number1 of Insults Hurled at Him in Con cjress Special to Tlio GlobeGazette Washington iMarch pros ing two men drove up to the side walk iu a squalid street of the where a little negro and two white boys were at play One of the white boys went off home The driver ask ed the other if he would like a ride He said yes just as any small boy might He was lifted up on the seat and the wagou drove off leaving the little negro envious that he too had not heeu asked A friend of the MoCarricks a Phil adalphia official has offered reward while the city has offered Cevio Gofdo Gun Olub Fires the First Shot in Another Battle to Save Wall Lake to Shooters of State rAHipp fir nriTifl lAIM Or DEATH Mrs Rosetta Ciuvnrct Passes Has Been II For More Than Five Years Stroka Krldav This morning at 11 oclock oocur ed this death of Mrs Rosetta Caward Caused by a stroke of paralysis Mrs has been ill for the past five years she has suffered three strokes he last one on Friday March 20 91ie never gained consciousness since hat time The first of October Mrs Nettie iCodwell a sister of the deceased went to Owatonna and brought her here where she has since made her home One son Nell r Caward is the only child left to survive her Mr Caward IB assist ant editor of the Photography maga zine in Chicago and will arrive here sometime today Rosetta Kinney was born on Feb ruary 25 1842 in Lyma Rock coun ty Wisconsin and was married on December 24 1867 in White Water to G W Caward One broth er N Kinney of White Water and a sister Mrs Nettie Cadwell this ctiy are the only members of her family living The brother Is an In valid so cannot be here for the fu neral C A Cadwell is a nepihew of the deceased and Mrs D L Becker is a niece The body will be taken to Owatonna the home of Mrs Caward where interment will be made Mrs Caward was a prominent Worker in the Congregational church Bhe was very devoted to her home and church life For a number of Vears she spoke In public on the temperance cause She hag won a tost of friends who ore greatly griev ed over iier death Well got those fellows hides down there declared Sam Foster this afternoon in regard to the pro posed plan of the members of tho state board of control to drain Wall Lake in Hamilton county for a con vict farm A meeting of the Cerro Gordo Gun club was held at Konvalinkas this morning and forces were lined up for the big fight that will ensue If tho board of control takes any fur ther action toward draining Wall Lake The committee elected by the gun clubs of the state last fight was on will take charge of the bat tle Sam Foster of the local gun cltib L Hezzelwood of Iowa Falls and Mr Jamleson of Dows composed the committee Attorney E G Dunn will be retained Mr Foster stated that every sportsman In the state would fight the plan to a finish and would even go BO far as to do something desper ate with the members of the board of control The hunters of Iowa do not object to the establishment of a convict farm hut they do object and strenuously and seriously to drain ing Wall Lako for the site The various sporting societies of the state will organize in a combin ed effort to squash the plans of the board MJ Foster says that he can not see why Iowa Is BO crazy to drain Kansas is legislating to build lakes In the state for moisture and to elim inate the dry seasons George W Hill Prominent Official of Department of Agriculture Dead lOditoriul Department Special to Tlu GlobeGavsfilU Washington illarch W Hill for many years a promi nent official or Hie agricultural de partment died toil ay at Franklin Virginia Hill organized the editorial branch of tho department agri cultural and developed the plan wide spreadcirculation of agricul tural literature to farmers agricul tural journals and the press gener ally He was born in Fjngland edu cated in Paris and Montreal and at one time was on tho editorial staff of the Mautreal Herald FAlTOffi WOMAN WAS IMAGINARY Rumor Circulated That Toppled Over While Paying Her fit Court House This Morn Ing Fnneml Tuesday The funeral services for Sylvester Meacham will he held at 2i80 to morrow afternoon from his home on East State street iiRT3ATHrrr COUNTY AGAIN Trial of Fifteen Men Charged With Killing Former Shwlff Is Begmi Special to The GloboGazette Winoheater March Another chapter In the of the Breathitt county fouda began a special term of oourt was convened for the trial of fifteen men charged with the assassination of former Sheriff Edward Oallahan of county Callahan was mur dered In 1D12 the cases of those accused have been dragging through preliminary oourt proceadrure ever since It Is said that most of the evi dence against the fifteen defendants imp satherod bv Mrs Lillian Gross JV daughter of That a woman had feinted in tho office of the county treasurer thla morning was the aubatanoe of the that circulated around the this morning In ethereal waves the atory pro ceded to be thrown around tha city until it eraohed the ears of a group of newspaper reporters Sayl Heres our big story of the day said grabbinga bunch of note paper and a pencil and maldng off to the audi tors office followed closely by an other to set the What was her name Whose said the busy Mr Frost with hla head bowed over an adding machine Why the woman that fainted here a while said the reporter Then Air Frost could not restrain himself It was the supposition he said that had certain taxes of a certain woman that was Just n hero been two mills higher ghe wouhi have succumbed to an attack of heart failure The reporters wera disgusted Any other news arounfl See you and they beat Baltimore platform democrats should luivo no hesitation In voting for repeal of the Panama tolls ex emption law President Wilson em phatically characterized the exemp tion as a subsidy and points out that one plank in the Baltimore platform expressed opposition to any subsidy direct or Indirect while another plank declared for tolls exemption President Wilson asserted there should be no doubt among democrats as to which should take precedence The president reiterated that ex emption never was the policy of the democratic house because it passed through a coalition of republicans nud a minority of democrats a ma jority of thodemocrats voting against it on tho ground that it is a subsidy Wilson explained that even if the in ternational situation to which he re ferred in the message had not arisen he would Iliave been opposed to tolls exemption as against democratic doc trine Ho indicated however that if it wore not for the International situa tion not feel iproper for htm to question the acts of a previous administration Wilson talked freely about the tolls controversy in congress saying that the story be entered Into a bar gain with Great Britain through Sir Wm Tyrrell private secretary to Sir Edaward Grey was one of a num ber of iusults that had been intro duced In liho congressional debate In answering the ciutistlon as to the truth or falsity of this charge W11 son said Of course that answers HsclL It is just the crowning insult of a number of Insults which have been Introduced in this debate The whole thing reminds nio of a utoiy I usocl to bo fond of teliinn of a very ef fective need not any whore this sent a challenge down into a county very hostile to him The people down there did not like the Job very much but put up a man they liked best and who Is generally put up on such oc casions A great big husky follow whom they called Tom The chal lenger was given the first hour of the two hours allowed for the debate and he had not got more than half way through his speech when it be came evident lie was convincing the audience when one of Toms part isans in the back of the room cried out Tom Tom call him a liar and makeIt a That is the stage this has Henry Clay Hall one of the newly WOMEN FUOM ALL OVER THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AT DES MOINES i a Z5 IOWA SUFFRAGE LEADERS SPEECH Visitors Help Get Women of Dos Moines Out to Vote on Mmiicijial Ownership Ques tion ident declared today that on account appointed members of the interstate of contradictory statements in tlhe Commerce Commission has arrived Washington and Is taking up his newduties His appointment was confirmed some time ago but he was then in Europe This picture of him was snapped as lie entered Ihe offices of the Commission at Wash ington Special to The GlobeGazette Des Moines March 30 Pattie R Jacobs of Doruilngham Alabama Miss Clara L Thompson St Louis Mis Graco Wilbur Trout of Chicago Mrs Jessio Hardy Stubba of Washington and Mrs Ella JMc hose of Booua Iowa wore the prin cipal speakers at the opening session of the iMIsstBBippi Valley Suffraga Conference today Some of most prominent leaders in the country are present and a number of women visi tors aided in getting out the women to vote on the proposition for muni cipal ownership of tho city water works system at the city election Note Mrs McHoao address will bo found on Page War Secretary Quits ami Resignation Is Accepted Ioyd George Sick and Can Not Debate Special to Tho GlobeGazette London March John Seely secretary of war has resign ed bin portfolio In the rBritidh cabL uat and this resignation acuoptod by the premier Premier Asguith himself decided to take the secretary ship of war In place of Sir John French chief of the imperial staff of the British army and Sir John Ewart adjutant general of the orces have definitely resigned from the service Speuhil to The GlobeGazette ondon March premiers announcement that he will take vip the portfolio of secretary for war caused surprise He declared ho would retire from tho house of com mons in accordance with law until fileases my constituents to san tion my Tha premier then dramatically walked from tho chamber of com merce amid franticciheera of tho Liberals Nationalists and Labor members FOIl KXGLAXD Roads Present Statement Shonin g Falling of Revenues of Over 22 Per Cout de o Special to The GlobeGaxette Washington March erase In net operating Income or par ent on eastern railroads is described in a statement submitted to intJeir state commerce commission at the resumption of hearings In the ad vance rate case covering a period of seven months ended January 81 1914 as compared the correspond ing period of last year Tihie state ment was presented on behalf of the railways by George Stuart general counsel for the Pennsylvania rail road who advised tha commission that the figures had been tabulated from reports made to the commerce commission by various roads Thomes Views Clifford Thome dhalrman of the Iowa state railroad commission rep resenting eight western states in op position to the proposed advance In rates presented a synopsis of his re cent testimony before tho commis sion He maintained that the con test was one between the carrlora and shippers and that any Increase In rates would bo unjustified Grey in Denial Special to The GlobeGazette London March Sir Edward Grey British foreign secretary in the house of commons denied allegations that the action of Presi dent Wileon in regard to question Panama tolls is the result of an derslandiug between the governments of the United States and Great Brit ain It has been said Grey that under the terms of the under standing Great Britain had under taken to assist President Wilsons policy in regard to Mexico There is no foundation whatever for these re ports and I am glad to say Special to The GlobeGazelle Leeds England March tyfive thousand coal minors in tho Yorkshire Pits today laid down their tools demanding the Introduction of a minimum wurgo scale Notices wore handed in by addi tional men who will quit work on Thursday The miners federation of Great Britain has given Its support to tho strike and a long struggle Is expected Resolutions of necessity for a sswer extension on block fourteen pn Alex ander street were adopted at mornings meeting thecity coun cil The business session was but a short one The new revised water ordinance No 34S making reductions In water below the first turning point was passed A discussion arose as to reading tho resolution at three dif ferent meotiugs before It could be passed although this was overruled A petition from residents in tha vicinity of Cottage Avenue and River Helglhts asking for a street light at that corner was read Tho petition read that the light was badly needed as there was none for a distance of three blocks The petition was laid on the table until tho next regular meeting when several liko petitions will probably be passed upon Uuyli Shopaid to Go to Sun Frnn lowu IJuihl FLOODS THREATENING Special to Tho GlobeGazette Lexington March pents say Hazard Is Inundated and several smaller villages throat oned as a result of the overflowing of tho Kentucky river andIts tribu taries Heavy rains have fallen in the mountains the last three days Iowa City Iowa March teachers and social workers from vnrious parts of tho state will gath er at the State University of Iowa on next Tuesday for lectures and con u Jfelp 1ick ing Siio This Week illrugh M Shepard will leave tomor row for Omaha where he will join Governor iClarke and other members of tho Iowa commission appointed to select a site for tho Iowa building at the San Francisco exposition and proceed with them to the Uolden State In California the delegation will be met by F 13 Keeler w E En sign C Stovoneon and H I Smithof Miison City who will pro ceed with tho party to San Francisco The Iowa delegation is practically complete The official members of the party who will be the guests ot tho management of the Iowa exposi tion are Governor Clarke Justice T A Potter Retniiis T A Potter prominent here in ibuslnoBB circles thinks that Mason City Is tho greatest little spot In tins ICm GEORGE SICK Special to Tho GlobeQaBeUo London March Lloyd George chancellor of the exchequer was taken ill at WaRononThames surrey where ho passed the week end playing golf Tho chancellor it is said will beunable to partici pate in thecritical discussion In the liouso of commons on the situation trought about by the resignations country This was the remark thai I of army officers in Ulster The de he made this morning when stopped off the platform of a train which brought him homo from a vis it to different points in Texas Lou isiana and Florida His daughter Hiss Marvyl Potter Is In tho city Upending a few days from Mount Ida Seminary at Newton Maes power of George Is regarded as a frcjit by tho government William Pence tho seven yoar old won oi Uov and Mrs James left this morning for Marshalltown whore he will spend the week with Jila grandmother child welfare with special reference to children in industry Owen R Love joy of New York City general secretary of tho Na tional Child Labor Committee will Epenk In the morning on Social Standards for and in the evening on Child Labor and Educa tion In the afternoon a conference will be held on the problems of child Ijibor and vocatlonnl training In Iowa Members of the Iowa child labor committee the state commission on vocational education and others vi tally interested have bean Invited to this conference Among those who will take part are H C Ring atnd Senator F A Heald gf Cedar Rap Ids H L Houghton of Sioux City H S Holllngsworth of Des Moines Miss Adah Hopkins of Grlnnell Prof R McKItrlck of Cedar Falls Prof G P Wyckoff of Orlnnell A L Uriok of Des Molnos Prof B R Lewis of the commission on voca tional education and Prof Paul S Pierce of tho stalo child labor com mittee of Iowa City At tho same time an exhibit graphically representing American contributions to social advance will bo displayed In the Liberal Aria building It will relate to play grounds and recreational facilities housing conditions and a wide ot related next iuBsuaj iu Horace E Doemer oE the supreme ferences in the general subject ot r Gun ot iceu ana ura newspaper representative of Dos The representatives chosen by tho Commercial Clubs of the cities of the state ate Ralph Bolton Des Moines vfr Klngsbury Waterloo W G ilaskell Cedar Rapids George Haw Otluniwa Charles F Curtiss Clin ton O M Olson Fort Dodge Hugh H Shepard Mason City George W French Davenport The commercial organizations of Atlantic and Mar shalltown will announce their dele gate stoday The party will assemble at Omaha Tuesday evening so as to leave that city Wednesday morning over tho Union Pacific for San Francisco Throo drawing room sections and two apartments have beon reserved on tho Union Pacific Overland limit ed Governor Clarke was notified yes terday that tho news of the Iowa building dedication to take place on next Saturday Francisco will bo sent to all rowans in California and an effort will be made to assem ble a big representation of former lowans The party will leave Snn Frauciaoo on the return trip on Sunday ovon ing and will reach reach Omaha the Wednesday following Governor Clarke has postponed all of his speaking datoa scheduled for tho ;