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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 11, 1916, Mason City, Iowa For Business office call S3 POP Editorial LHooms Call 28 GlobeGazette Telephones K KKIV REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THIi IMPUHTANT KVKNTS OF THE NEWS NOT YfcbTKRDAYS and ur lav oiinCiuiKd fool li VOL XMI1 MASOX CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY 11 191G fX SCOTT AND OBKEGON WILL SOON HOLD FINAL OBREGON OH QUIT VEHY SOON Upon Him Depends Whether Any Further Couforenccs Will Be Slake Concessions FIRST PHOTO OK RUSSIAN TROOPS LANDING AT P Special to the GobeGazette El Iaso May tailons looking tcnvarrt settle ment of the AmericanMexican iniHlarv questions suiuecl ut 10 oclock this morn iiLK between Generals Scott and Funston represent ing the United States Oeji eral ObreKim representing Cur runzo itnd Juan K Ainador sub sccretas of foreign affairs The GlobeGazette Washington May in dications are American operations on tho Mexican border are still inde terminate as to the time given in of ficial Quarters It is announced at the war department that tho na tional guard of Texas Arizona and New Mexico wVl be mustered into tho army for a period of their enlist ments with no specific time of fed eral service stipulated General Scott telegraphed the war department that another conference with General Obregon was set for today at El Pano Secretary Baker said there wan to confirm border reports that Genera Scott had served an ul timatum upon General Obregon or a final answer upon the tentative prot ocol It was expected here that Gen Obregon would present counter pro posals in writing particularly regard Ing fixing the date for the ultimate withdrawal of the American forces American consuls throughout Mex ico have been instructed to again call attention of Americans to the state departments repeated warnings thai this government regards their pres ence in Mexico as undesirable Sec retary Lansing has stated that ever since the present difficulty arose the department has been urging the Americans to leave The last census of Americans In Mexico taken by the state depart ment six weeks ago showed less than threes thousand throughout the country most of them near Mexico City and the extreme east and west coast and a few remaining In Chi huahua and Sonora Secretary Lan sing said new instructions were sent yesterday to consuls to renew the attention of Americans that the de partment desires to have them leave Mexico primarily to secure reports regarding the result of their endeav ors so far LARGE NUMBER OF WHOLE SALE AND JOBBING MEN ATTENDED MEETING ALL COMMITTEES TO MAKE PLANS NAMED Much Enthusiasm Evinced bj Men Who Gathered at Lett Spencer Offices Lnst Even ing bed trade trip Evincing s degree of pep has been seen in connection with but row public or semipublic enter prises here recently Mason City job bers and wholesalers are taking up the scheme of a series of automobile trade extension tours through North ern Iowa with vim and arrange ments for them were well under way when the meeting held at Letts Spencer Smith offices ad journed late last evening Opinion of a majority of the repre sentatives of some thirty firms who atetnded the meeting seemed to be that the last week of May or the first week of June would be a good time to start the first of the tours giving time for preliminary arrangements and still not deferring the start long enough to allow enthusiasm to wane Whether the tours will be of aev eral days or they MasonCity has not yet been settled each plan having Its advantages but It seems to be pretty definitely established that the st trip or trips will be to the east d northeast A tour committee to arrange routes was appointed which with other committees will make recom mendations and reports at tho noon meeting of the executive committee called for Friday at the Cerro Gor do Many Committees George Feldman of the L0 tvjl I VI U1HJ i committees will al roport al betore night rro Gordo Saturday and an Atldcd clothin Special to the GloboGazette El Paso May General Obregon depends wholly the outcome of the negotiations begun between him and Generals Scott and Funston some days ago Unless General Obregon has signed the agreement entered into by him and General Scott or is prepared to make radi cal concessions it appeared probable that American representatives would Indicate to Washington the useless ness of further parleys Mexican officials in Jaurez how ever did not believe that failure to arrive at an here would mean more than transfer of the controversy to diplomatic chan nels The meeting of conferees was ar ranged with the idea of giving Car ranzas minister of war an oppor tunity to make his next and what H was generally believed would be his last move GOES TO As Spednl to The London May nuitli announced In the House of Commons this afternoon that he con sidered It to be his duty to go to Dublin today grocery house who acted aa chair man had appointed the general com mittee that body met and appointed subcommittees to handle every con ceivable detail of tJio excursion and the appointments were announced These com the Oerro Gordo Saturday and an other general meeting has been call ed for Monday ulght at tho whole sale house offices Urhig Some One Admonition to every one at the meeting was to bring some one else and It appears certain now that the boosters who were there last night will have double the num ber at the next meeting Promises Aid President A M Schanke of the Chamber of Commerce promised tho assistance of that organization and offered the services of Its sucretary and to assume responsibility to tlie bills for advertising souvenirs etc Many good suggestions concerning arrangements for the trips were made and will be carried out Breifly stated some of them are fn carry a band of some kind To distribute souvenirs To wear a distinctive uniform To make It a social and not a di rect business getting trip To arrange a schedule and adhere strictly to it To make It an allMason City af fair so far as business Interests of the city that have trade in other towns are concerned C H Barber of the North Iowa INTERSTATE COMMISSION SAYS HE RAN PAST SIGNALS HAD BEEN SUSPENDED IN PAST FOIl OFFENSE is the first photograph to These men sent to reach the United States actuallj the front at once s howlng the Russian Most Alarming Condition the City Has Faced in Labor Line For Long Time Now Con fronting It pecial to the GloneGazetto Chicago May strikn Ituation involving thousands of nen in various industries appears o be more serious than at any time ihce the opening of the strikes now progress The walkout of clothing workers was the most serious of tlie present troubles This promises to become VOTE CHOOL GBI Hautord May ques tion of consolidation of the school diBtrictB all which1are day by a total of fifteen votes 53 voting and 38 against This Is the third time this proposition has been voted down it being defeated by seven votes about two years ago The following are the districts pro posed for consolidation g workers already out several thousand tail ors quit work today Frank Rosen baum member of the general execu tive board of the union predicts that from to clothing work ers will be on strike after the day Is over JiUOAinVAY AOTOHS WAiVP OWN STUERT TO LOAF IN Thov Otnt Hans Around Wiiilo Way or Theyll Go to Worfchouso Court Says New York May idle Broadway actor folk are forbidden to block the thoroughfare they are clamoring for a side street to be set apart for their use exclusively If it Is given them it may be called the Ham New York brokers have a street for their exclusive use in the finan cial district so why not actors they argue Two of the actors wore arrester today for loafing on the White Way and when fined by Magistrate Ten Ryck were told the court would not permit winter Hamlets to block the street In Mason Sections 24 Zo 2G 35 36 and tho south onehalf of section 23 In Portland Sections 29 31 and 32 and the south onehalf of section lit In Owen All of tho Owen Grove and Inde pendent School district consisting sections o 6 7 and S and all of Elaine Independent School district consisting of sections 3 4 3 and 10 In Bath Sectons 1 2 11 12 and the north onehalf of section 13 also the north east onefourth of soction 14 All of which territory is in Cerro Gordo county state of Iowa tUel Convictions for similar offenses in Jobbers He with the publicity com mittee will ace that not only do all men in Mason City who should be interested learn of the plans ut hat they are made known In ample ime In every town to be visited and they will include practically all within a hundred mlie radius on tho Iowa side of tho lino Following la the list of committees n general charge of the Auto Trade Trip Executive committee A M Schanke G M Stevens J D Nich ols G H Feldman Membership committee C B Sherman T H 31aclc M Stevenson Harry Hayes Fred Hirach Walter Forbes L O Stone W S Wilcox V C B Schonemann Route commit tee W H Hathorn McCaf ery C J Caward II B Hasbrook X 0 Virgil Arrangements com mittee C H Barber S J Galvln J I W Slutts Ora Durr E Kelley Representatives of the following irms and banks were present at the meeting Jacob 13 Decker and Sons acking plant Mason City Hide and ur Company LeMars Printing ompany Mason City Candy Com pany Commercial Savings Bank the future will be followed by work house sentences Several farmers living about 3J miles northwest of the city served as a volunteer fire company yester day afternoon and night when fire the cause of which Is unknown was started in a large slough in their vi cinity Although they did their best to control tho flames tho fire scat tered over the entire area and burn ed most of the night The slough Is located in an old river bed which is covered with tall dry grans and though it sent up considerable of a smudga the farmers by hard fight ing were able to confine tho fire to the slough and but little damage was done to the surrounding land Vaij lioness of Present Kules Speed o He Maiu fniunti in Fotj Is Pointed Out Special to The GlobeGazette Washington May wreck on the New York Central lines near Cleveland Ohio March involv ing the Twentieth Century Limited and two other passenger in whish twentyseven persons were kill ed and fortyseven Injured was due the interstate commerce commission reported to the failure of Engineer Herman Hess to see the signals or to read them properly on account of the dense fog in which his train was running The report to the commission cites iyjthe engineers record since 1900 to show that he had boon four limes suspended for running past signals ami svas again suspended last Decem ber for striking tho rear end oi1 a train at Toledo Ohio The record of this the report states together with a care ful consideration of a record of ac cidents wherein employes have failed to obey the fixed signal indications since July 19 1911 brings forcibly to mind the tact that the rules rela tive to speed permitted during foggy CEHAIAN WAR OFFKlft SAYS ASSAULTS ABE EO AT VKKDliX OFFICIAL STATEMENTS HATIiEH S ecmsr Unifed As to Necessity oi Ke Those Whose Property SulTeis by Wars IN The Dcsen family residing at 7SS Inland street broke Into the lime light again last night At a late hour a call came into the police sla tion DoKen himself talking inform ing the police that his wife had dis appeared Some of the police visited tho lo cality ami hunted for the spouse but she could not be found Tb3 noish bors said that Mrs Dosrn had dis appeared before and in duo time had returned Hawkeye Oil Company Schanke and Company Letts Spencer Smith Company American Brick and Tile Company B B Stacy Sons Hath orn Auto Company Stoddard Tire and Supply Company Mica Insulat ing Company Hawkeye Supply Com pany W H Hubbard Grain Com pany Midland Electric Company and North Iowa Fair nsoclatlon M U A TAKKS IAT TWENTY XKW MRMBKHS Twenty now members were Initiat ed into the M B A at the regular meeting held in Moose hall last night over 200 being present Fol lowing the initiation program the remainder of the evening was given over to dancing and tho serving of light refreshments Special to The GlobeGazette Berlin May II A bill providing for compensation to property own ers in AlsaceLorraine aud liast Prus sia came before tho reichstag yester day on first reading Joseph Emmol socialist member for Muelp Ausen in Alsace asked tliiit reconstruction of the destroyed vilages be under taken Immediately so far as may be practicable Ilerr Siepr the peoples party member for Gumblnnen East Prus sia stated that more than two thous and civilians were killed or maimed for lifo there by Russian soldiers All parties agreed upon complete restitution of destroyed property and relief for the injured persons and for the families deprived of those upon who they were dependent for support New York May 11 In response to an appeal from the Netherlands antiwar council a meeting at which will be considered the proposal that President Wilson be urged to proj mote a conference of neutral nations j to offer mediations in the European war will be called Boon in this coun try This was announced by Hamil ton Holt chairman of the American branch of central organization for durable peace recipient of the appeal which urged cooperation of the American peace societies In bring ing about mediation definite and AKTMlK ACQUIT Police Judge Hayes had this morning Thomas Arthur Ccril theater and two younpor men known as Hanislroet Ttid llufer brought a charge against Mr Arthur of assault und Acovdiiig to evidence HnmEtroe wai In the prlvatfi office of Mr Vrlhui1 and some ruther forcible remarks Paris BniTiUi RAYS Tluil IT nth JJHtl Oivn JUKI Gained Ground find iViiin Otherwise Special to tlit Paris Mny Uennaii troops runile an attack last night on tho French positions near Vaux Pond on tlie Verdun front cast of the MCUBP The war office says attack was repulsed West of the the statement says there was vigorous artillerv ac tion near tho Avocourt wots Special to Tlio Glo Constantinople nil day baltle in tho Mount Kopo sec tor on tho Caucasus front tlio Turks drove tlie out of pasVffhs ueariy ten miles in length r he I tr 51L1SCO l N T KATE Special GlobeGazette Washington May federal reserve hoard lias approved the Min neapolis Federal Reserve Banks de were made finally rtiHiUtiiii in Mr the rate on com modity paper from three to three and onehalf per cent SlITri iO ordering ITamKtruet tho room He did not iUipoar move with as much eeltrily IK Sir Arthur thought ho should aiil as lie Now York Muy II Sixty suits of j Instituted to recover dower I rights of Miii GcoiKO Washington arose to assist him from behind Adinus of Hoisc Cily weio dis Rontiuned here today under a stipu JDIOI npjlrilion sigiud liy miisl for herself and for Andrew Carnegie Vrs lien Arthur turned nnd blffod Holer C Ihipjis and oilier wealhv whereiipoii the warrant sworn out as above Judge Haven nnnouncdd nfi his ju dicial opinion that not guilty MA XV CARS Automobile thieves are numerous at DCS Moines or at least a number of cars have been stolen there dur ing the past few days According to Information received at the county sheriffs office her0 nine Ford cars and one Buick have been stolon in the past ten days at Des Moinos At Waterloo one Ford was stolen at Armstrong a Ford is missing and at Indianola a Ford car has been stol en Just the reason why the thieves are partial to Fords is not known but undoubtedly they think that be cause there are so many of them It would be a difficult matter to Iden tify a stolen Ford LOST IN HIV Special to the GlobeGazette Washington May of the large government hydroaeroplanes which has been flying between New port News and Washington fell into tho Potomac river today near Mount Vernon and was wrecked The machine dropped one hundred feet Three occupants were badr injured but wore rescued by a tug boat and two are missing DAliV JUTS SI H A PljLMHINCi CONTRACT Special to the GloheGanctte Marathon May Langhorne with his two troops of the Eighth cavalry crossed the Rio Grande into Mexico last night and are malting their way rapidly south ward To Mount Men I W S Kinsley of will he awarded tho 0011 trnct for the genera construc tion work on the new M IJ A building according to tho nn ninde by R Ij Unlz supreme secretary of the order nt 1 oVloolc this afternoon Tlio American Terra Pofta company will e given tho contract for tlio terra cotta work jin fbo electrical contract will go to tho Midland Klcctrlc company of this city Tlio Oils olovntor com pany received tho conrtjjct for tho elevator and Ujp plumbing mid heating work will bo by IV G Duly of this City Special to the GlobeGazette El Paso May Funston desires to strengthen the border pa trol by mounting infantrymen on Texas ponies and plans to matte the recommendation to Soc Ba ker because the available forces of cavalry for patrol purposes have be come practically exhausted Texas ponies suited for patiol maintain themselvos tho scanty grass along the Mexican border where regular cavalry mounts are hardly able to exist Gen Punston said he was considering the propo sition of calling upon the First Illj nols cavalry for patrol work along the Rio Grande They have with them three Mexi can bandits who were captured by employes of Mie Porto Rico de Bou cniillas mine to guide the column to the camp of the brigands who arc supposed to be about twelve hours march inland It is reported that J Deemer la being held a prisoner at this camp A company of coast ar tillery of 150 meon has been ordered hero to guard tho line of communi cations Those iiuiueil as now are owner of hi estate worIh of New York CHv once in the possession of llu late Ldivard Tracy Mrs AdiiniH who ilor eiise Tracy hud boeti to produce a certificate to subiitanriato he vclium that she Tiacv when she was ifi years old in IS7H She produced a but ac cording to an affidavit Liled by counsel for the dofondiuit tho docu ment was submitted to a handwrit ing expert who declared it n forgtvy Truoy according the viefonse lived as a bachelor until his doVi In 1901 Last year Adams ob tained a judgment against a holder of property Traoy once owned and the actions dismissed todi then begun FOKS OP IIHAXDKJS ix cosiairrrm OVKK PRKSIDKNT Washington May oppon ents of Louis D for con firmation to the supreme boned won today in the senate committee on judiciary His rejection by the sen ate is now considered certain It is stated there is a majority of six votes in the senate against his con firmation Friends of President Wilson have been busy all day trying to change the sentiment of the senate New charges made by men who are opposed to the chain of stores conducted by the United Cisar Stores company and the Ulkerllagerman stores have been made aurl will be heard Friday It is said that Tlramleis counsel for these com panies in their organization OTCIW f A X STA T10 M K N T Special to the GlobeGazette Berlin May 11 Two French at tacks on the Verdun front one de livered at Dead Mans Hill and the other southeast of Hill 304 broke down with considerable losses under German fire tho nounces war office an NOT I OK Commencing with the week of May 15 the Twice aWeel GlobeGazette will be issued weekly ICxtra pages will he run whenever neces sary to give all the news us ually carried The sharp ad vance in the price of print pa per ink and all other ma terials entering into newspa per production renders It Im possible to Issue a twicea week paper for i per year ;