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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 25, 1916, Mason City, Iowa WEEKLY EDITION THIS ISSUE Price Per Copy for Itts REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OP THE NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS Partly cloudy with local tliuii derstovins toiilRlif uijil Friduy continued WIUIM followed by cooler west portion Friday VOL XXIII MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY 25 1916 NO 183 NEW TROOP MOVEMENTS BY AMERICAN FORCE KEPOHT ED AT COLUMBUS ARE CIIECKIIATING CARRANZA MOVES Artillery Ammunition Winch Had Been Returned to Colum bus Is Sent Raelc to the Front Where tlio Fujht 1or of Peace Itogins in tMcfujo Jinn7 CASEMENTAND BAILEY TO FACE CHARGES OF HIGH TREASON TRUE BILLS WERE ALL FOUND VERY PROMPTLY Special to The Columbus N May 25 A new movement of American troops along neral Pershings line of communi cation is reported here The move ments made within tlie last forty eight hours are said to offsett the re districtlon of certain Carranza com mands but no details are available at military headquarters A quantity of shrapnel and other ammunition which arrived here from Pershings front Monday today was sent back to tire GlcbetQazette Marathon May 25 Lieuten ant Alvaree and Manuel Torres the bandits who raided Bouquillas were brought here and given into the i custody oE Deputy Sheriff Shoe maker to be taken to Alpine for trial Alvarez admits participation in the sucking of Deemers store Wants Conference Special to The GlobeGazette El Paso May Ga briel Gavira the new commander of V the Mexicans has announced today ij tliat he intends asking J T ljer A ailing commander of the Americans T for a conference at which should be settled the details of cooperation for chasing down the bandits Preliminary Ilearinys of Ac ciised Men Before Police Judge Held ment Triat June London May grand jury has returned true bills against Sir Roger Cuseiiieiit the leader of the Sinn ICein revolt and against Dnuk1 J Bailey former British soldier ivho is held as Casements accomplice The lills charge high treason The judo fixed the trial of Casement for J une 2B The action of the grand jury fol lows u preliminary hearing before a police magistrate at wnich Casement and Bailey withheld their defense and were helci without hail lending grand jury deliberations Seventy five grand jurors were summoned be fore Lord Chief Justice Reading and from their number twentythree were selected to decide whether indict ments should be returned against the two prisoners Their decision was reached promptly The Ijyncli Cuse Washington May dor page today advised the state de partment regarding the case of Jere miah C Lynch the American citizen arrested for participating in the Dublin rebellion that he has official information that the charges against Lynch was that he actively partici pated in the rebellion and wore a uniform Tjlnyil Cieorge Takes Hiind London May was made today by Premier Asqnith that at the request of the govern ment David Lloyd George minister Of had undertaken nego tiations with he Irish leaders Special to The GlobeGazetet Washington May language equaling almost that em ployed in the last note to Germany is understood to characterize the notes delivered the British and the French embassies yesterday protest ing against interference with neutral malls Outlines were cabled home by the ambassadors T P Wall chief examiner in the state auditors office is said to have made a ruling which is either misunderstood or it will largely destroy the usefulness of the sheriffs of the state According to this reported ruling a sheriff call ed out to make an examination for some crime unless he has an order from the county at torney or makes an arrest he must bear his own expense If Mr Wall ls right in this a good many sheriffs will re fuse to answer calls unless they are fully satisfied that a crime has been committed and that an arrest IB pretty certain to follow The sheriffs office is but little different from the po lice officca and hundreds of examinations and Investiga tions are made which do not result in arrests yet it Is necessary to make these for you hear does not al ways correspond with wliat you find out on investigation County Attorney Hill Inter prets the law that bills for In vestigation are legitimate and right The board heretofore has been paying them It Is probably that the attorney general will be called upon for an interpretation of the taw Sllowfl lhe Coliseum Chicago whore the republican national convention will bpsfin June 7 II s the last national convention Col W P Stone he scrgeimtataima is now on the ground very busy making MlLLJIm n mav DC as livclv i show IJoyal rnvcstlgjition Dublin May royal com mission appointed to the Irish revolution resui inquiry here today Neville gave evidence regarding the methods the police adopted in obtaining infor mation respecting the Sinn Fein movement The witness said the so ciety canie Into existence in 1905 At first it was moderate but the extrem ists gained control Pamphlets were circulated for the purpose of turn ing sentiment against England The party trlnd ineffectively at the time of the coronation of King George the excitement over home rule and National volunteers War DeimrlnuMif Decides o Cull Court Immediately to Try Guardsmen Who Failed j to Report for Muster Special to The GlobeGazette Washington May bis previous decision Secretary baker today announced that llfi members of the Texas National Guard who failed to present themselves for mus ter under the federal forces will he brought to courtmarUal immediately under the present law Secretary Baker had intended to await the signing of the new militia liw now before the president and proceed un der its provisions Secretary Baker explained his ac tion by pointing out the differences in the enlistment oaths guardsmen are required to take under the Dick law and the new IhiyChamberlain bill The Dick law requires an ob ligation to defend the constitution and obey the orders of the governor of the state but not the orders of the president The new bill requires obedience to both the governor and president The secretary has decid ed the offenses were committed un der the Dick law and trial should be under the same IE ne G O P MEMBEHS OF COM AHTTEK JIAK1C THEIK HE P01VI TO THE HOUSE CALL PHOGKAH A IOOH TO DISTItlliUTE AT SKUVIOK The Brotherhood of the Presby terian church has just received 250 souvenir flags which they distribute among those who attend the special memorial services at the church next Sunday A silk flag will be present ed to the Sunday school in the morn ing by Mrs W O Holman instruct or in patriotic work of the Womens Relief Corps Miss Helen Richard son will give a reading The Union the Blue and the at the special morning service E8IST CUSE OH M A large number of residents of Plymouth and Clear Lake are in the city toduy either as witnesses or in terested parties in the contest that Is called for this afternoon in the dis trict court of this county It is the case of Eugene Towne et al against Agnes BerkleyTowns et al the latter being the widow of the late P C Towne From what can be heard an effort is being made so that all interested may agree up on the distribution of tho property Judge Edwards Is holding court open so that in case an agreement cannot he reached the trial will proceed UKVEHEXD C AT IllKSllVTHni IKETIAG Reverend L C Cooley pastor of the First Presbyterian church re turned this morning from Greene where he has been nt a meeting of the Waterloo Presbytery held there yesterday A G Cheney of Greene in Chicago was ordianed Into the ministry the sermon being preached by Reverend A C Breston of Wa terloo nev John CUaso read the charge George B Freeman and M J No lan would each like to know the name of the man who was driving so recklessly on North Pennsylvania avenue from Fifth street when a big car going at the rate of thirty or forty miles by striking the Freenuu car and bending an axle Mr Nolan was ust behind Mr Free man and the same car ran into No lan bending a fender No number was secured A description of the car and the driver as good as It was possible to make was given to the sheriff and an effort is being made to locate the party USE XEW NAMES Commencing with today The Globe Gazette is callng streets by their new names it is not the most con venient way by any means for the newspaper reporters for they have to hunt them up and get acnualnted with their location just as you will have to do The city map published last evening will be of value In hunt ing them up The best thing to do with the map is to hang it up In the house where It is getatable and as It gives both old and new names it will not be hard to locate yourself Federal is the central of the city running north and sonA State tho central east and west West of Federal they run in order of presi dents east of Federal state names are used in order of their admission Here Is a chance to learn a little his tory Then from State street num bers are used to designate streets commencing with number one both north and south and running In per fect order to the limits of the In corporation It will not be difficult you get used to It Say I Is a Dicker Those Who Wanted and perts Ignored Special to GlobeGazette Washington May repub lican members of the house naval af fairs committee In a minority report submitted to the house denounced the naval appropria tion bill reported by the majority as wholly inadequate and urged more liberal allowances to make the Unit ed States navy the second greatest in the world The minorty charged that the ma jority ignored the opinions of naval experts and the recommendations of Secretary Daniels and that its ro port is baaed ou a compromise be tween interests which wanted no ad ditional nnval protection and those who wanted onl a slight increase The republicans recommended that the bill provide for the two dread naughts omitted by the reported measure six battleships instead of five fifty more coast defense sub marines instead of twenty three and onehalf million dollars for air craft instead of two millions still greater increase in personnel creation of na tional defense and means of rushing the building program by us ing mora than one shift oi work men daily The report suggested that the two dreadnaughts be built according plans now ready for the California and Tennesse so that all four might be finished simulatneously London May 25 The British steamship of tive thous and tons been sunk by a sub marine according to an announce ment made at Lloyds Shipping agency On her last eastern trip across the Atlantic the Washington left New port News April 12 and Norfolk two days lalor bound for Geneva where she arrived May 8 STANDS Special to the GlobeGazette Saratoga Springs N May The Methodist general conference to day refused by a vote of 4KB ot 460 to remove from the discipline of the church the clause providing a pen alty of expulsion for members who play cards dance or attend tho the ater More stringent regulations regard ing remarriage of divorced persons were provided in reports submitted by the committee on the state of tho church The church has never recog nized any cause for divorce except adultery and has always forbidden remarriage in any cases where a di vorced wife or husband IB living By tho proposed changes a minis ter who performs suoh a ceremony is guilty of maladministration To tal abstinence by church members from the use of tobacco in urged In another report SUBMARINE pocv r s UUH i Lloyds Agency Reports Rritish Steamer VVntslumjlnn Has Reeii Sent to Kottom by Sub marine ATTACK MA ON POSITIONS1 WEST OF TUK MKlSK NEAR THE JUAHIJY OBTA1MCD FOOTING ADVANCED TRENClCi No Infantry Aelivify Around Foil Douamonl Last Arliliery klusy in Several Sin1inI to Tha GlobeGazelle May German troops made nn last night on tlio DroiHh positions ou llm Verdun front HPSI of tlie near Ihiiidreuiont Quarry and obtained a footing in one oi the French trenches the war office announced of Cumiores and to the west of Mjiiine bo French made somo progress in band grenade fighting Special to the CHobeGazeUo Berlin May of thiGif counter attacks ly Uio Krench oif the village of Ciuniaros to west of Mcuiie on the Verdun front lit announced by tlio war office Tint capture of additional Kronch trenches southwest and ot Fort Dofiamont and recapture of the Haudremont quarry iy the Ger mans is also reported Special to the GlobeGazette Hampton Iowa May tele gram was received hero Wednesday bringing the sad intelligence that C M Kelluy had succumbed to an at tack of appendicitis in a hospital at El Paso where he was taken last week from a train while himself and wife were cnronte to the coast on a pleasure trip Mr and Mrs Kelley left here May I via the southern route for a trip to the coast but when they wero Hearing Ei jPaso he was taken sud denly ill with acute appendicitis He was removed to a hospital and while his condition following the operation was critical there were reports that he was doing fairly Mr Kelley came to this city sev eral years ago and organized ibe HampLonKelley Canning company one of tho many similar enterprises with which he a identified and has made his home here sinciV and gained for himself many friends who will learn of his untimely death with re gret The deceased is survived bf his wife three brothers Horace of Sowa City George of Crlnnell Milo of Belle Plaine and a sister Mrs II Reed of St Paul Minn His age was about 48 years Dcatli of Henry llnsclu Special to the GlobeGaxetlef IIampton Iowa May Busch for many years a resident this city died at tno home nig son William at the age of almost 78 years Ho was born in Germany and in 1SS1 came to America and settled at Parkersfonrg Ten years later he came to this city His wife djed about thirty yeats ago He is survived by his son William and a sister Mrs John H in ken of Hnmft Ion and a brother and slater in rnany FILKS AGAINST R AVOOIAVORTH co Miss Florence Lanigan has again brought suit for HOOO damages against the F W Woolworth Co for injuries she received when she foil down the stairway in the rear of the store while working for tho com pany in November 1912 Her claim is that the fall caused permanent in jury to lior spine The suit has boon brought up before In the courts but dismissed before a decision was MIISOM City Hosts to n num ber Visitors Jflnroiitc o Meeting This Morning Bank officers of Mason Oily en tertained a number of their breth ren from other towns and cities this morning the visitors being enroute to the meeting of irouii of tlio Iowa Hankers association which is on at Clear Lake this afternoon Most of the visitors slopped at Ma son City on their way to the con vention B T Meredith of Dos Molnrs publisher of Successful Fanning and democratic candidate for governor in the principal speaker for the ing Me arrived from DCS Moinos over the Kock Island shortly before noon Registration opened at the 1Jlks hotel Clear Lake at tl a and the business session comnieiicid at p m A number of reiucsrntaUvps of large city ban Its are in attendance lit the meeting and extending their acquaintance wilh Iowa bunkers and Iowa conditions generally Among the visitors seon about Mason Citythis morning were 11 P Craddock of Minneapolis McManns of the First National of Chicago O 0 Gonch First National of Sioux City G S Parker of the Lire Xational of Sioux City P W Hall secretary of the Iowa Bunkers as sociation Indications were at noon that every town In Group It territory which includes several counties would borepresented at the conven tion Special to The GloljcGaKette Waukegau May lentil day of the trial of William Orpot charged with the murder of Ills sweetheart Marian Luniherl opened today with only five jury men chos en Indications are a seventh spe veiiier of a hutiiircil men will bg called soon Tho parents ot tlio dead girl have been Hiilpooued to appear and it is they will tOHfitjr regarding the girls mental condition Tlireu jury num weer accepted the stale today and tendered to the defense Declaration by man thatlhcy had formed opinions in thn case brought a sharp rebuke from Judge Donnelly who said it was not a high evidence of citizenship for men lo try to avoid working on this case and that nuni who are mentally Mualified must serve Special to The GlobeGazette Aurora May IIol den 14 years old daughter of Mrs Anna Collins was found dead last night under conditions indicating murder The mother found tre girls body in unused rooms the doors of which were locked On a stand near the body was a cup partly filled with poison The police took Jack Armstrong in years old In connec tion with tho affair IX There was Quite a landslide at the SI B A building laat evening about oclock It takes two span of horses to pull the loads of rock and dIrt out of the cellar They were corning up with a load yesterday aft ernoon and when near the top tin earth gave way and the load ot dirt and the four horses went over thn embankment the horsca falling a distance of from ten to fifteen feet One of tire teams belonged to Kd Coyle the other to his brother Dan One of the horses wfts pretty stiff this morning Dan Coyle had his ankle sprained and will be laid up or time i Special to tho filobeGaxel to Washington May armjl reorganization bill passed by con gress was received at the whito liouse today and immediately for warded to Secretary Baker for a re port The presirlont is studying the bill in detail and it may be several days before Is is signed Tlio American union against mili tarism wrote the president today saying the federalization bill will entrench the military into a politi cal machine STRAW HAT SKASON OFFICIARY OIKNKI Straw hats go is the edict which came from Mayor Pot ters office this morning It was reported to the mayir that Major A L Hulo had appeared on the streets clad in a straw hat ripened and ready for the I8B1 harvest He wasnt wearing it because it wiiK a war relic or anything of the kind Ho was search ing after comfort Mayor Potter made a hasty glanco through tho ordinances of tho clly consulted I lie latest lowu code conferred with the city attorney called up tho cen tral office of the suffragotts winding up by asking Ihu su perintendent of fUretts what he knew about war and then issued the edict that May was the open season for straw hats ;