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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 26, 1914, Mason City, Iowa JSEStFWEEKLV ttONT GET you can sell or exchange it by using a GlobeGazette want ad Theres nothing surerfor re sults REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE TODAYS NEWS WOT THE WEATHER Unsettled but generally fair tonight Tuesday not much oluinge in temperature VOL XXI MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MAY 26 No 195 ROOSEVELTS VISIT TO THE CAPITAL CAUSES MUCH SPECULATION WILL BE RECEIVED BY THE PRESIDENT Second Visit to While Slouse House Since He Went Out of Confer With He publicans Special to The GlobeGazette Oyster Bay May trip which Col Roosevelt will take to Washington tomorrow took on a new significance when it became knowa that the colonel will hold an im portant conference with progressive leaders there On arrival at the cap itol the colonel will go direct to pro gressive headquarters where lie ex pects to see all the progressives in congress and from them he expects to getfirst baud Information as to the course of events in Washington in the last seven months This conference will determine In a large measure plans to be followed In starting the rolling tor the fall campaign Roosevelt has been urged by many of hla supporters since his return from South America to lose no time taking issue at once President Wilson without wait ins for formal opening of tlie cam pain Goes to Wliite House Roosevelt will be received at the White House by President Wilson to morrow afternoon Wilson sent Roosevelt an invitation to lunch but Rooseveltfound it impossible to reach Washington intime Tlie col onel sent word however he would delighted to ou tlie president during the afternoon Roosevelts visit to the White House will be his first since 1910 and the second since ho left the ex ecutive mansion as president On his former call he did not see President Taft as the latter was out of tho city While there is uo indication that the colonels visijt has any other aspect than a purely scientific one thore is a great deal oE undisguised interest among all parties in congress The colonej said a row days ago lie desired to kesp out of politics as much as possible until after liis re turn from Spain but recent events caused him to consider the question of jumping into the fray at once He has already expressed briefly his op position to the Wilson administra tions advocacy of tolls exemp tion repeal and also to the proposal to pay twentyfive million dollars to Columbia It is understood that he will make his severest attacks upon the present administrations foreign policy and upon the operation of the Underwood tariff law li has been suggested to the colonel that by re maining silent lie is permitting the republicans to steal a march on the progressives by getting first into the field with their criticisms of the Wil son policy This suggestion had con siderable weight with Roosevelt and it is not improbable that before he sails for Spain at tho end of this week he will fire the opening gun in what is expected to be the hardest fight of his career Another pos sible outcome of the Washington trip is the meeting between colonel and republican leaCers Reports that such meeting might take place have reached here It ia said that at this meeting the presidential campaign of 1916 and the candidacy of Roosevelt on a join rertublicanprograsfctve tick et will be broached The latter sug gestion is scouted by the colonel CeiHOPiACTIE IS FULLY EXPLAINED LECTURE HERE MUfiTTy DAUGHTER OF INDIANA SENATOR B J PALMER HEAD OP SCHOOL AT WAS SPEAKER LOSES MOTHER O Stone of the Commercial Savings bank was called to Wiaucoma today by ayihessage telling oE death of his mother Mra W H Stone His father husband of the dead woman was here yesterday spending the day with his son Mrs Stone has been an invalid tor some time but her death tat this time was very sudden and unexpected as attested by the absence from home of her husband She had returned only re cently from California where she spent the winter Stone has visited her son numerous times and has juite a wide acquaintance hero that will be gen uinely sorry at tho news of her de mise GOOD SIZKI CROWD HKARD HIS AVmilKSS Speaker Compares Man With a That Hns Never Been Improved Upon Successful Mission Rev Father Dougherty pastor of the Holy Family church here has olosed a most successful weeks mis sion at St Patricks church at Clear Lake His talks and tho services thore were of unusual interest and have renewed a new spirit in the church Rov Dougherty will de liver an artdresn entitled Churoh and the at St Pat ricks church ftt Clear Lake Wednes day night B J Palmer D Ph Dav enport president of the Palmer school for Chiropractics there and son of the originator of the new method of curing disease spoke yest erday afternoon at tae Cecil theater A large gathering heard him Dr Palmev was introduced by Dr J W Dougherty of this city He com pared the system of the practice of chiropractlcs with that of medicine He cited man as a machine wbicli had never been improved upon as have the others Dr Palmer did not speak against te use of medicine other than in explaining that It was foreign to chiropractics Dr Palmer will deliver an address at Clear Lake tonight Dr Palmers Itwmiirks A portion of his Mason City speech follows Chiropractic is the science of ad justing the cause ot disease by re aligning the twentyfour movable vertebrae of the spine releasing pres sure on nerves radiating from the spine to ALL parts of the body al lowing nerves to carry their full quo ta of health current nerve By correcting the cause the effect is eliminated A perfect spine means health Let the vertebrae become displaced press on the nerves cut off the life current and there is certain to be disorders You will not find electrical or other mechanical apparatuses or de vices in the Chiropractors office There are those who counterfeit Chiropractic but the specific purs and unadulterated bonifide Chiro practor is he who has a complete knowledge of his work and all he uses is the plain reliable Chiropractic adjustment through the medium of the hands and a two piece plain table The competent Chiropractor does not need to be told what is ail ing you he can tell you by alalyz ing your spine Skepticism Natural It is human nature for people to be skeptical Since they were born people have been educated to be leve in the theory of medicine and anything new any radical departure from the old path calls forth this de gree of doubt and ridicule H was the same when Franklin tapped clouds for electricity when Harvey discovered the circulation of tho blood and other men made great dis coveries The same holds good with Palmer and Chiropractic Chiropractic has all but passed through the skeptical stage anci to day there is hardly a locality in the United States not to mention Can ada and other foreign countries 15 being represented at one The Palmer where the great work Is now being extolled You cannot get around facts regard less of how skeptical you are and if there is wrong with you we can convince you Chiropractic is the logical science for relief based on the natural law of cause and ef Conference T H Willie chairman of the Pro gressive state committee arrived in Mason City Sunday morning and aft er a conference with some of the Progressives it was decided to hold a general conference Tuesday evening at 8 oclock in room 302 Commercial bank building SPECIAL SERVICES HELD AT FIRST M E CHURCH ON SUNDAY DR WAGNER GIVES SPLENDID ADDRESS 5 h i Miss Mary Shively is the daughter of Senator Benjamin F Shivery of Indjana and is still attending sch ool The family stays In Washing ton during the congressional season but returns to Indiana as soon as the Senators duties are ended for tiie season Minnesota Authorities Would Locate Evelyn WuIIuce Aged 14 Who Left Her Home Police officers here are engaged in a searchfor Jflvelyn Wallace ago 14 a Blue Earth girl who has run away from her home aiul for Nick Ingebretson a young fel low said to be from Lake Mills Sheriff W S Carver of Faribault county calied tho police ou the phono from Lake Mills Saturday ev ening and here in person yeu terday morning returning to Blue Eartli soon sifter He is quite certain the girl he seeks is somewhere in the vicinity of Mason City when last seen she wore a pink dress blue coat and white hat rather striking raiment that will be easily recognized if seen She is described as being five feet tall weighs about pounds and has black hair and very largL dark eyes She is further described as stooping a little to the left when she walks Exercises nt Court Houso Assem Houiu Well Attended in Spite cil Weather Mason City Contractor to ICrect New School Building nt Gar ner Special to The GlobeGazette Garner May R Wells of Mason City won the contract for the building of the high school here Saturday Tho school is to be built along the most modern lines The city was swarmed with contrac tors Meeting to lie Held Wednesday Night ut Finnegan Hill Climb Planned Members of the Mason City Motor cycle club and any who desire to be members will meet Wednesday night at at Finnegan Granzows to reorganize the club All bicyclists ot the city are also Invited to join It is planned to have the local club affiliate itself witli the Feder ation of American Motorcyclists in the near future Hill Climb Planned The club plans to have a hill climbing contest at the Red Mill hill north of the city Memorial day Suitable prizes will be SAW MTLTTIA PI RE TENTS Wives of Colorado Strikers Tell Son ate Committee Stnto Soldiers Caused Disaster at Ludlow Tent Colony Washington May story of the disasters of the Colorado mine strike wns told today to Sena tors Kern Maritine and Kenyon by wives of minors who saw the battle of Ludlow between the militia and miners when tents of strikers were burned and lives lost The testi mony was not formally and in addition to their own statements the woman exhibited photographs I flaw men In uniform dip n brush la buckets and Bwash something on the tents I think it was Mrs Pearl told the senators In spite the heaviest rainfall of the season which continued in a veritable torrent during the evening ithe graduating exercises of Lincoln I Lime Creek Portland Mason Lake and Bath townships held Saturday night in the assembly room at j court house were a success and well i attended Before the hour for j opening many were gathered in the room and by the time the program was commenced the room WSIK com fortably tilled Many coming in jfrom the country in rigs and lUltomo jbiles were thoroughly soaked before jtliey Arrived at the court house Over the platform where the pro grain was held hung the class motto Not finished but just The class roll comprised thirty graduates and only a few of these were absent TliGclass colors weropurple and white with the wild crabapple for the class flower The graduated presented a pretty picture as they took their diplomas from tha hands of Superintendent C T Benson Miss Ruby Potter opened the evenings program with the class march followed by a song Iowa Beautiful Land by the class Rev L C Cooiey paator of tlie First Presbyterian church of this city gave the invocation Miss Mary Anderson and Henry Hitzhusen then ave recitations The instrumental solo Dorothy was rendered by Miss Mjable Blair Recitations by Paul Matzon Alice AlcCabe and Olive Sherman wave then given Florence Wilinson rendered au instrumental solo The Hon B G Dunn addressed the class His words will be remem bered by them as filled with gooc advice lie spoke of their good records in their school work County Superintendent C T Ben son closed the program with the pre sentation of certificates Former Mason City Man Suffers in Grain Exchange building Piro Yes terday at Sioux City Friends here have received word from Sioux City telling of the de struction by fire of the Grain Ex change building there yesterday and the serious damage sustained by the offices of the Younglove Construction Co The Youngloves who formerly livod in Mason City had their of fices In the building and have nar rowly missed being burned out be fore It Is understood tliat their quarter of tho building was not hit by the fire but sustained muoh water damage Some books were taken outthe windows down S County Auditor TluBy Sacking Unllots t Go to tho Various Vot ing Precincts Preparing tlie Ballots and the hundred and one items of electini supplies to be sent out to each of tli polling places of tho county Cor the primary election next Monday is nov the principal piece of work preoent ng itself at the office of the countj auditor Ballots for tho republicans an democrats for all townships have now been delivered to Auditor Frost and the others will bo ready In a day or EO Preparations for the election IB going forward with dispatch mid their will be no eleventh doliv cries of supplies It Is expected that all will bo ready to go out by Friday of this week PILLINCJ OF EVEUY FKESH TRKNClt IN CITY S1CTTLUD VERY BADLY FOOT BRIDGE SAVKD BY HARD WORK ONLY Heard By Grand Army and Kin dred Riixlics Military Organi zations and Many Citizens HAVOC WITH NEW SEWER DITCHES Sidewalks Topple Into Cavities Caused by the Hushing Waters Barricade Lights Jo Out The better portion of tha fifty eight members the C H Huntley post of the G A veterans of the civil war Company A of the Fifty Sixth regiment of the Iowa National Guard and the band held their an nual Memorial Sunday service at the First Methodist church yesterday morning Heads were bowed and learts were thankful for those men of the GOS who fought to retain a union of the states of the United States in the war ot the confederacy Their memory was spoken of In rare arms by Rev Wagner pastor of die church Rev Wagner delivered he Memorial Day sermon Promptly at the veterans iougregated in front of the Court louse With them were the C H Huntley Relief corps the Ladies of he G A Company A of the FiftySixth Iowa National Guards ind tlie Sous of Veterans The members of Uie FiftySixth regiment band recently mustered in to service led a march to the church Many early church goers and scores of young people witnessed the inarch The band attended the ser vicj with the members of the G A R and the other military organiz ations During the service the band rendered excellent selectiona llev Wagner took for his text Samuel which deals with the story of Saul He wove a wonderful story of his iife into the transforma tion of the United States since the sliile of 1862 Tho sermon follows Memorial Sermon Mason City May 24 I Samuel 10 26 And Uiora wont with Saul a company of men hearts God had Some men howevar who otherwise lave tho faculty of gathering about them very loyal friends and support ers and theroby arc made strong Saul was a weak man excupt in this sower to stir loyalty in those about um He broke tho commandments of God was jealous of any who won avor with people and uuscru imiius in endeavoring to destroy them was vain and superstitious Yet ou the day he was made King for no other reason than that he was i head and shoulders taller than any of the people he stirred men to be loyal to him There went with hlm a company of men whose hearts God had Such is the de scription which scripture gives to this divine thing wo loyalty For forty years Saul in Ida weakness was strong because such loyalty was shown him However strong a country or na tion may be in natural resources such as richness of soils mines water climate and materials for subsistence independently of the rest of the world it is weak with out the loyal unselfish devotion of its citizenship Rich Rome is no more Mighty Russia was beaten by tho islander Jap Chinese dynasties have fallen and old China is no more However weak a country or nation may be iu natural resources such as the fertility of the soil mines for ests and other wealth If H possesses the loyalty the disinterested loyal ty of its citizenship it is mighty Scliwitzerland boasts a Winklred and she stands an Independent na tion without a sea coast or navy Englands sons have dedicated their lives to their country and England is strong not so much in fleets and aimios as in the power such dedica tion gives her America born among mighty conflicts reared amid the wildeneas unaided by the rest of the world rent at times by civil war leaerd at often by the rest of the world as a failure stands today will ever stand because her founda tions were laid by loyal hands and her walla are cemented with the blood of loyal sous The material universe has had UK tfme of testing Thore are bits of matter wandering through space which astronomers may be the bits of destroyed planets The con tinents and islands of tho earth have had their times of testing as wit ness twisted rockatrata mountains which have beon forced up and vnl leys which have fallen away from former levels Oone rooks left about Iowa pralrios by ancient rivers of ice and coal beds former forests burled hundreds of feet beneath the present surface of the soil Na tions and individual men have their Their machine buried hub deep in the mud a party of automobllists From Dos Moines consisting of 1C S Hooper and wife and O B West and wife felt the jolt of the rain storm of Saturday afternoon and light which did many hundred dol lars damage in Mason City and is said by many to he the hardest rain fell in several years The fall Is reported by Dr R F DeSart to be three and seven hundreths Inches The automobile party became bur ied in the mud Sunday morning several miles from Mason City and were forced to abandon their ma chine and take the train The quartette started Saturday morning from the capital expected to reach Mason City by Sunday aoon in easy jumps Then came the rain of Sat urday afternoon although this did not even dampen their spirits They continued to head for Mason City Starting out on their laat lap Sunday morning they hail gone but a few miles when they were forced to give up Their machine would not move Placing it in the ciare of a farmer they came here by train They re turned to their stalled automobile this morning and probably started on the return journey Ottior Machines Stalled Reports have it that several ma chines whose owners are not known were stalled on the roads leading into City Saturday after noon The country roads were veritable lakes in many places The machines were reported to have been buried in the mud of poor roads Scores of parties on their weekly automobile trips to the county were drenched Sewers Sink Only a few hours after tha down pour started reports commenced to reach the oity hall that the ground above recently laid sewers wns rapidly falling Members of the street department were busy until Sunday morning with these places Many wore forced to have red lights placed above them to prevent petl estraius from stumbling into them during tlie night At many places where private sewer connections are run into resi dences tho sidewalks are reported to fallen in and in some in stances completely broken This will cause who iu some uslances have but recently built tho sidewalks considerable trouble Red fjfjhls Out The rod light danger signals on wentytwo barricades placed about construction worK were put out by he rnin Saturday night No acci dents are reported to lunve occurred from their extinction and the street department placed n number of them in commission although this was dif ficult against the steady downpour Every sewer which has been laid in the city from u recent date until as long as a year ago showed some signs of weakness and a sinking of the around large damage was not found In every case Clear Up Storm reports coming from Clear Lake and vicinity show dunnage done by the storm The rain raised Clear Lake over three inches and spoiled dozens of picnics and outings of Ala son City and Clear Lake people Many persons newly installed In their summer cottages experienced the joys of an outdoor life when the rain sneaked into the cracks and beat against tho thin boarding llridtje endangered The temporary foot bridge over Lime Creek at Stewart avenue was only saved by strenuous work on the part of Street Commissioner Ted Quinn and his men Boards and other rubbish washed down from above threatened it for bourn and came near leaving people in the ad ditions beyond without a way to get to the city except across the Merrill avenue bridge far above EASTJARK BRiDOl Local Man Is Low Didder in Com iwtition with V M Stark of Dei Moines This Morning on Page The contract for the building of the East Park concrete bridge at the foot of Ninth street was awnrdoc this morning to C A Holvick of Mn son City Holvicks bid was foi Tho only other was fron tho N M gttirk Company who piace a bid of The winning bid is considered ex ceptionally low as many of tho country bridges of similar con struction wore erected nt a cost of per cubic yard This rate is about Tho building of the bridge part I the original improvement plan of Engineer C A Pease Mason Citys landscape gardener City Englneor Wilson will have charge of tho building ot the bridge which is from highway commission designs BACCALAUHEATK ADDRESS DELIVERED BY DR E WAGNER PASTORS OF CITY ALSO ASSIST of Junior Class Act as Ushers For Occasion Em pyreans Furnish Music Fiftynine seniors and some of tha acuity of the Mason City Wlgb school formed the procession which narched into the Methodist church ast night on the occasion oE tho an inal baccalaureate sermon deliver ed this year by Dr Tames E Waguer of that church Seats Cor the gradu ates had been reserved on the center iilsle Girls from the junior class acted aa ushers Special music was furnished the Empyrean quartette Other pastors who took part were Fev L C Cooiey pastor o2 tbu First Presbyterian church Rev John Wat lace Welsh of the Congregational church and Rev Rev B M Osgooi of the Baptist church The Sermon The sermon was from the text Ya are Gods Husbandry Ye are GoclJ from 1 Cor Closing rx rare discourse on the theme of God is an architect Dr Wagner snld About three mon out of two hun dred go to college Yet more than fif ty per cent of tho leaders of men Iu the professions and in the business world are college men A little more thun one per cent of the men fur nish more than fifty per cent of tliii leaders God seeks the most usable material to be had You have done well to comploti the corse in the lutfii school of Mnenn City It is not a thousand yean since such culture and training 119 you have had would have been thought wonderful perfect But thai college is before you Do not weary in well doing Choose to fit into plans and to be the best material in His hands It Is within your power be Will to know his will when yoi know it seek to be good material Ju His hand when you arrive at your place of duty Dr Fisher for years tho president of Ft Worth University told story in my presence on one oecv sion HR was traveling in EuropB and arrived one day at a city they had been for a generation at work upon a great cathedral Many walls were completed while others wero incomplete and many workmen wero about lie secured a permit to visit the work and so spent a day there Early In the morning lia pass ed a workman with a heavy hammer in hia two hands striking viciously a great rough stone Why such rough work my friends Will you not ruin that stone ho asked Why no ft it is but a foundation stone to bo burled beneath the earth Presently he came to another group of work men who with greater care wero shaping stone and he said to them Why this care are these not foun dation stones he asked Why no These are course stones for tha walls and their edges must be truo and even and their corners exactly Rfiuare They will be in sight of all the world as well as holding the building together Presently he cnjna to two workmen in a shop They were working carefully polishing chisel eliug with small chisels and millet and taking groat care with their work Why nil this delicate said ho Are these not stones for the courses In the walls Why they answered This is a cap for youdar pillar in the groat porch of the cathedral It must be true In shape and perfect in workmanship Presently he came to an Inner though well lighted room where ona workman labored with a number ol attendants about him He almost fondeled a bit of marble which ho was shaping into a figure for the baptismal font At his elbow anoth er was ready for tho altar and each of them showed weeks of labor anci the highest of art So does God deal with us if we will permit him Some of us will not wait and we are hewn rough ami placed into the founda tions while others will go into the walls and still othors into pilars an1 friezes and ornaments while those which Khali be crown of the work must wait long bo polished and shaped with care and skill exactly to fit the musters Ideal Ts ho Rliniiiug you For what Ts ilo deciding for what or arc you doing that Lot us Hiiy Thy will bo Chum to Vermont The Mason City Hardware Com pany made shipment by parcel post Kriday of one of their famous Daisy churns A traveler whoso parents living at Thornburg are owners of two Jersey cows that a San itary Churn was Just what tho folks down east would want so instead of mailing a Mason City postal he par cel posted a Daisy churu ;