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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 14, 1914, Mason City, Iowa Is what they say about the re suits accomplished by T h e GlobeGaz o t t e The cost is trifling TWICEAWEEK WEEKLY THE WEATHER Pair tonight and Friday frost yrotiabjy tonight cm lowlands Warmer In west portion to REPORTS BY EACH DAY OFrTHE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THEiWORLD TODAYS NEWS VOL XXI MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY No 187 WRIGHTMAN ADVISES BERS CONCERNING OF THE PAST YEAR PRESIDENT NAMES COMMITTEE MEMBERS Discussion of Part Association Should Play in Each Business Interests Many Morn ing Officers as nominated in re port of the committee read by S W Mercer were elected as fol lows Oswald Schmidt Davenport president Martin C Johnson Sioux City vice president J W HiU DCS Moines will be appointed chairman of the executive committee together with five now members who will Include Cephas Harrison retir ing president by the President Elect Schmidt Grinnel gets the next convention Cities extending invitations were Grinnsll represented by B 3 Rick sr Clinton by C Collis Fort Dodge by W C Connors nnd Iowa City All transmitted warm invita tions from citizens officers and coin nerciul bodies but Grinnell with jvihose forces were allied those of jther central lowu cities and towns ipppared to organiza ion v balloted the FACTORY MOVIES AND LECTURE THIS EVENING AMES EXTENSION HEAD IS SPEAKER Dr Barr will ell of Keokuk Power Plant and Geo Dieck nian of Cement Making Dur ing Session 28 When members result was as follows Grinnell Iowa City 3 Fort Dodge Appointment of committees list ening to the address of welcome by C H McNider of Mason City the response by J W Hill hearing the presidents address and the reports the secretary and treasurer form ed the principal order of business of this mornings session of the Iowa Manufacturers Association The Committees Committees were appointed as Col lows Auditing committee to which was referred the report Secretary George A Wrightman Messrs C J Fullam of Fairfield and Stebbens of Dayeuport Nomination committee which this afternoon placed in nomination names of men they thought best fitj teid to be officers the coming S W Mercer B J Rlckerm of Grin nell and Keeler of Mason City The resolutions committee which will report Friday at John A Ounn of Kellogg Dr fi Walter Barr Keokuk and George Collis of Clin ton President Cephas Harrison of the association extends the Man ufacturers invitation to the gen eral public to attend tlie lec tures illustrated by motion pic ture and stereopticon views at the Pythian Temple this oven ing ThJsse will be of match value to almost anyone All lectures are couched in a popu lar vein and not in techinal terms The three features of the evening program are Moving pictures not elides as per program byProf K G Smith o towa State College Ames on Safe uardiug Workmen and making good men out of raw immigrants Lantern slide and descriptive lec ture on how cement Is made by G P Dleckmann chiet chemist North Western States Portland Cement Co Stereopticon lecture on the Keo kuk dam and waterpower by Dr G Walter and lecturer taking audience on trip over tha work and through its Prea Cephas Harrlspn that general public ind people of Ma soi City are welcome to anc lectures are of popular vein and o much interest to everybody FRIDAY PROGRAM Morning Session O oclock industries as field for Iowa capital Discussion Recent genera LIEUTKNANT BECKKtt AND WIFK AT HIS TUIAIj FOR MURD13R OF SENATOR OWEN DELIVERS A REMARKABLE ATTACK UPON HUERTA CITES HISTORY OF THE DICTATOR Is Still He Warmly Supports Presidents Sland in Sending Troops Mrs Charles Becker wife of the rormer police lieutenant oh trial for the murder of Herman Hosenthal the New York gambler is a con stant attendant at the courtroom This is Beckers second trial Four men who did the shooting believed by the prosecution to have been or dered by him have already been elecrocuted He won a new trial because of errors in his first trial Willie both Becker and his wife show the strain to which they have been subjected for nearly ewo years neither is in poor health because ot it In tact both of them seem par ticularly robust Press commute Edward A KJm ball assistant secretary Secretarys Report Possessed of a goodsound body and a soul that is slowly growing what the manufacturers association laqks is a proper spirit according to report of George A Wrijjhtman secretary who sought therein to arSusB more enthusiasm in the indi vidual members the organiza tion 1 in his belieE oE the spirit of the organization is not keep ing step with the growth In similar Unas of local and trjtde organizations of different kind and the Increasing spirit of interests whose interests controvert those of manufacturers Therefore he pleaded that each members take keener interest in the association Besides financial reports the re port gives data oil the work done by each of the bureausmalntained for the benefit of the 652 concerns that are now paid uprhembflrs Dues raised last year without any no ticeable Joss In zneinTJersnlp The traffic bureau last year col lected for members on 8011 claims forovercharge filed on which its commission the cost to the members for the getting back of money otherwise lost was The fire Insurance and compensa tion insurance show food growth and that they are ap rectated Iowa Factories the association magazine is enjoying a growing cir culation and advertising patronage and has entered an era of prosper The report also touches upon thaifinances and promotion depart ments The principal positive legis lation obtained was betterment of thebulk sales law and cutting of the minimum risk for coinsuranco to The report closes with dla auBslon of the matter of organiza tion etc which brought forth the dlscuesion changes in Iowa interstate freigh rates needed i our present freight rate condition Discussion The new expres rates what they are and how the apply In Iowa the first claE postage rate be reduced to one cen we can cooper ate with Ames to help our work men make the most of the new fac tory schools Afternoon Session 2 oclock The manufacturers attitude toward good roads and the new road law new laws for constructive progress shall we bring forward and urge before the 3Cth general assembly individual mem tiers part in the legislative work of the association Evening Banquet given oy Mason City Com mercial club chance to show them how and where the organization can save them money IioMars and Independence Teams Meet at State University Tomor row to Decide Championship Special to The Iowa City May school debating teams representing LeMars and Independence will meet here to morrow to decide the championship of the state Two of the six debaters are young women Miss Grace Heales and Miss Eva Mae Johnson both of the LoMara nigh school trio The third member of the team is Eher L Palmer The debaters who represent the Inde endence high school are Raymond olved That all corporations engag d in interstate commerce should be squired to take out federal charters being conceded that such a re ulrement would be constitutional nd that federal license shall not be vailable as an The presiding officer will be Pro essor Glenn NT Merry head the apartment of public speaking in the Jntversity of Iowa rrhe Judges are rofessor Isaac A Loos of the Unl ersity of Iowa H G Wialker Iowa Jity and Dean Anna Mi Klingen lagen of the University Iowa This is the eighth annual cham Compensation About the main points In the Iowa Workmens Compensation law wore made the subject of a dis cussion led by John Eddy one of the associations authorities on the subject Discussion Following the reports and com mittee appointments President Har rison called up the first subject for discussion Tha Iowa Manufactur ers Association as a part of Each Manufacturers In this a great many members took part and numerous were the suggestions as to how the associa tion can be made a great force Gen eral expression was that itcan be made a greater factor by each indi vidual taking more Interest In it so that a greater percentage of the 745 members representing 80 Per cent of the capital Invested in Iowa plants will attend meetings and cooperate with the secretary and other offic ers Organizations Neod of Jocal manufacturers or ganlzatlons each to be a unit of the state body uvon which the of ficials can depend with certainty was called to the conventions attention with the suggestron that such organi sations would go far toward solving the problem of making1 members rea lize that the association can do for them so the secretary will never toe placed In the rldicmous poalttoij 01 having to beg of members for Continued on page ownsend George larry Christiansen The question for OToole and debate is Re Tracy Gilmore and Innocent Face Judge Edwards for Judgment in District Court Des Moiiies May 14 The su preme court of the state of Iowa has fixed June 22nd as the date for the argument of the appealed case of the Charles City Western railway of Charles City which involves the bond issue for the extension and electri fication of the railway Judge Edwards of the Floyd county district court recently handed down a decision in the matter grant ing an injunction restraining the county treasurer from collecting the tax voted as prayed for by the at torneys representing Geo H Mitchell et al who retained a number of prominent lawyers in that section of the state to fight the case Tho plaintiffs attorneys claimed that the law itself allowed for a 5 percent tax for the extension or electrification of ia railway was un constitutional and that two differ ent distinct and separate matters were voted for or against on the same ballot the electrification and the extension and that in this way a voter did not have a chance to voto for one proposition and against the other These were the two main special to The GlobeGazette Persons who expected to hear any thing sjilicious this morning in dis trict court In connection with the sentencing by Judge M F Edwards ot Herbert W Tracy of Mason City and Clarence Gilmore of Clear Lake who plead guilty to charges of in cest and attempt to commit rape respectively were disappointed Judge Edwards imposed sentence in each case with but few words without any reference to the facts surrounding them Tracy who is 12 years old was sent to iFoit Madison for a term of years not to exceed twentyfive years Gilmore who is only 21 goes to Auamosa for a term of not more than twenty years Dominicus Innocenti the young Italian who confesses that he stole from a fellow countryman goes to Anamosa for not to exceed five years Sheriff Fitzgerald will take all three to the prisons at an early date DISCUSS MUNICIPAL PROBLEMS points argued before Judge Edwards This is the eiguth annual cnam h in ho Iecl3ion Bave no grounds Jionship the Iowa High n iB9UanCe of the injunction School Debating League Theprev ous winners and the year of their high high and 1910 Cherokee high school 1911 and Boone high school 1912 nnd 1913 A loving cup ia awarded by the University of Iowa each year to the cam which wins the championship Ictory ichool chool follow 1907 1908 Iowa City Fort Dodge 1909 for the issuance of the injunction Immediately upon the decision be ing rendered tho railway appealed the case and it will come up for trial inthe supreme court on June 22 SETFDR TR C P Hoyt charged with the crime of bigamy by a woman alleging to be lawful wife No i will bethe first man Indicted by the grand jury to bVbrought totrial His case was sent by Judge Edwards today for next Monday at oclock Next for trial is Steve Kelley charged with bootlegging whose case oomea Tuesday at oclock fol lowed by John Roff in the afternoon charged with horoe stealing Frank Smith charged with stealing copper track bonds at the same time Charles Berryman a liquor case Wednesday morning and John Ser foas an old assault case Wednesday afternoon Jury Excused The iury Is excused until tomor row whan IPltzpatrJck adminlotra tqr vs Sheldon will be triad Charlotte N May and other officials of nearly all of the cities of North Carolina congre here today for the annual con vention oS the State Municipal As sociation A wide variety of muni cipal problems are scheduled for dis cussion during the two days ses sions Mayor Charles A Bland of his city is the president of the as ociation and Mayor O P Shell of Dunn Is the secretary Charles Telnke Funeral Held at Holy Family Oathoic Church AVednes day Afternoon Yesterday afternoon at Holy Fam ily Catholic Church Rev Father B Dougherty officiating was held the funeral of Charles Telake the Slav boy who lost his life In an un used working oE the Lehigh Clay pits Sunday last A large number of his friends followed the body to the grave County Auditor Deserts Office and Stoves Family to Clew for the Summer Deputy PanJ was the un questloned boss of the county audi tors office the greater part of tlie day being the senior officer pres County Auditor Frost had duties elsewhere in connection wtlh pack ing his household goods and goods and moving to Clear Lake for tho Special to Tlie GlobeGazette Washington May that President Wilson was more than justified In refusing to recognize Vic toriano Huerta as president of Mex ico and that the United States must not turn back until It has establish ed constitutional government in that republic Senator Owen today startled tho senate with a remarkable denun ciation of the Mexican dictator His speech was an Intimate history of Huerta from the time he tore the reins of power from the hands of Madero to the present day Through it ran the coor of blood and his story reeked with murder Intrigue and vi olence where innocent men who talk ed too much went to silence behind prison walls and Huerta by the force of arms and the impelling power ot fear imposed his will upon 000 people he declared let no mis take be made Wo must demand or der constitutional selfgovernment and that he right of sovereignty be placed inthe people o Mexico Under safeguards that wir promise liberty human rights anc stability of government to the people of Mexico and assure our own future peace and security and if ne cessary we must enforce these de mands at the cannons mouth If we are compelled to use force we must first pledge the United States against retaining Mexican ter ritory In order to assure the world and the patriotic elements of Mexico of our unselfish purpose to promote civilization and protect human lite and happiness as we did In Cuba Patriotic Mexicans honestly desiring peace and Justice and the establish ment of the bonn fide selfgovern ment of Mexico by the people of Mex ico should cooperate with Huerta by decree declared him self invested in flagrant violation of the constitution with legislative and Judicial power in effect military dic tator of Mexico Moreover he declar ed the constitutional guaranties of freedom from arrest for members of congress abrogated and having thus vested himself with the legislative and judicial power of Mexico he charge almost the entire Mexican congress with sedition and Senator Owen dwelt at some length on the election held for president of Mexico on the 26th of October 1913 He said that while Huerta had announced he would not be a candidate he had enlarged the powers of his military state gover nors to cover the election machin ery Four days before the election the senator said despite formal as surances to the diplomats in Mexico City that he was not a candidate el ection posters were sent broadcast urging the people to vote for Huerta he added dramatically still is Of the 28 elected governors o Mexico at the time Huerta seized the governing the senator said only two at the end of the year re FEDERALS DESTROY BAR RACKS BEFORE FLEEING FROM THE CITY MEXICAN CAPTAINS WOULD SEE ADMIRAL Villa Finishes Mobilization o Forces fo Attack the Hiierta Stronghold at Saltillo Special to The GlobeGazette Washington May 14 Purthefr confirmation the fall of Tamptco nto the hands of the Constitutional sts was received today by the navy department in a message from Ad miral Mayo transmitted by cable through Admiral Badger Mayoa report says the Mexican federal gun joat Vera Cruz is still up the river it the railway bridge tie further re ported that the federal troops up their barracks before retiring from the city By oclock yesv irday afternoon Mayo said the tlr ig had practically ceased The cap tains of the federal gunboats Bravo and Zuragoza which came down tlie Panuco river from the Vera Cruz yesterday afternoon have aaked Mayo for an interview Mayo in formed the Mexican captains he would receive them aboard the Con necticut Secretary Daniels has cabled to Mayo full power to send the Ameri can warships back up the Panuco If In Mayos judg ment the conditions warrant suchat tion With the transfer of Tumpico from he Mexican Federalists to the Cdn itltutlonallsts President Wilson now eels it will be possible for the oil nteresta lu the Hampico district to 36 protected Villa and Carranza iuve given assurances they will per mit conservation of the oil in Tamplco district and have notified he American government of thelt willingness to have expert return to the fields and take of the flowing welis After Eight Bay Trial Plaintiff Gets Port of What Ho Asked in Shrink ago Case The Milwaukee railroad should pay A NT Grimm for shrink age of hogs shipped from Ventura and Clear Lake to the packing house here according to the jurors who heard the evidence arguments and Instructions of an eight day trial Sealed verdict was returned last night for that amount Judge Edwards instructions were long and covered every phase of the caae filling pages of typewriting It Is expected that the railroad com pany will appeal The defense was that the shrinkage was not abnormal and that aby Je lay was not caused by It but by tho M fit L malned at home attending their du ties Ten of them had Joined the rev olutiou a number had fled the coun try and one had been murdered b a major general of Huerta who tle the governor of Chihuahua on the railroad track and backed a yard en gine over him to teach him bette manners than to oppose Huerta All vacancies were filled by military governors appointed by Huerta Huertas federal officers of the army appear to have been instructed to take no prisoners Every captur ed officer high and low was put be fore a wall and shot most of tho common soldlers taken prisoner were shot in like fashion and a few allow ed to save their lives by joining the federal army Every member of the cabinet named for Huerta was re moved Some of them tied the coun try one of them was killed but one was left in the Huerta desired to provoke some action that would unitebehind him the revolutionary leaders in Mexico alter which he might obtain his peace relying upon the benevoJenQe the dignity and the patlenco of the government of the United States He has failed The United States should not now under any clrcum Btftricoa be content wUh anything Mobilise for Sultillo Special to The GlobeGazette Torreon May ot ebel troops for a campaign against Saltillo came to a close last night vhen the last units left Torreon ac companied by Gen Villa and his laff The concentration brought together men to test the strength of the Federal stronghold eneral Villa has given instructions Lliat the movements of hia army he kept secret for the present Instead of enforcing a rigid cen sorship as formerly he exacted a promise from the press correspon dents that nothing concerning the disposition of his troops will he sent out Need Ammunition To establish rebel government throughout Mexico we need am munition more ammunition than wo now have and I am willing that tha governmnet of the United States shall supervise the importation of said Vflla in commenting on news paper reports purporting to indicate that President Wilson and others will be glad to see rebels take Mexico Cty and end the present unrest in Mexico How can we take iMoxico City if we have no ammnnition asked Villa We must get ammunition after the fighting at Saltillo OB our supply will be Of course the United States government must keep in mind the possibility that aomo one might pro voke war between the two countries It would be Injurious to say the east under such conditions to per mit the unlimited Importation of ara a country with which attles might have to be fought For hat reason I am willing that a com mission ascertain the amount of am munitions we need untilMexico City is taken with a view to having the embargo lifted on the quantity we require for that Bury Molsonfwsrg to The GlobeGazette Chicago May 11 Hundreds of soldiers and sailors in uniform headed by several military escorted the funeral cortege of Sam uel Melsonborg tho Chicago marine killed at Vera Crux to Waldhcim cemetery Governor Dunne Mayor Carter Harrison United States Sena tors Lewis and Sherman and scores of fratornal organisations and hun dreds of citizens marched in the no ;