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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 2, 1916, Mason City, Iowa VOL XXIV MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 2 1916 NO 21 General Sakharoff Arrives in Bucharest on Way to tlie Front HAS BEEN IN CHARGE OF ARMY IN GALIC1A Reputed to be One of Ablest of Czars Fine Record Berlin wireless SuyvQlc Nov ot tlie Rumanians to force back tlio AustfbGer man troops who invaded their country failed yesterday it is officially iinnoiiucedT Southeast of Rothentlumn Pass the invad ers arc milking further progress Special to The GlobeGazette London Nov wireless press has received a dispatch from Bucharest saying Lieut General Vladimir Sakharoff commander ol the Russian forces in Galieia arrives ia Bucharest today and will take com mand the army in Dobrudja General Sakhuroff is rated one ot the ablest Russian commanders POSITIONS STORMED Berlin wireless Sayville Nov General Von Linsingens troops on the Eastern front yesterday stormec the Russian positions on the lefl hank of the Stokhod river They inflicted heavy losses on the Rus sians it is officially announced and captured over 7500 men AMERICAN KILLED Baltimore Nov Antonj Jannus of Baltimore an American was killed t in vthe Russian Rerp service October ing to a dispatch received hero to flay The details are lacking LOOKING FOR THIS SOCIAL New Hampton Nov Friday Nov 3rd the WilsonMeredith Spe cial is scheduled to pass througl New Hampton on the Chicago Mil waukee St Paul railroad Foui short stops will be made in UIL county The train will bear E T Meredith W WMarsh national committee man Claude B Porter Maurici Connolly and many other noted per Bonages Seine Fish From Ponds Game Warden Frank Reich 11 busy seining the ponds of the county AUSTRIAN PREMIER KILLED COWT Count Karl Stuergkh premier of AustriaHungary was shot to deatlv by an editor Adler in a Vienna rest aurant Every means has been taken by the government to keep back the story of the causes which led to the assasination The count had been premier for four years Deutchland Center of Many Activities at Her Wharf Today PREPARES TO DISPOSE OF 700 TONS OF CARGO Navy Department Intends to Make Certain Craft Is a tlvities nature centered Speeding Motorists Kill 31 Chicagoans Special to The GlobeGazette Chicago Nov per sons were killed in Chicago by speed ing automobiles during the last six weeks according to figures made public today A NOUTH CAROLINA JUNO A STRAW VOTE Employes of Lehigh Pljuit Took Poll This Noon Straw vote among about a hundred employes of the Lehigh Portland Ce ment Company taken during the noon hour today showed S3 favoring Hughes and 40 declaring themselves for Wilson AUTO BANDITS BUSY Illinois Town Terrorized Riding Gang by Nisht Special to The GlobeGazette Joliet Nov bandits last night terrorised the vil lage Braidwood and escaped with from the private H Odell Co and the village watch man is reported missing about the German undersea chautman Deutschland and her cap tain Paul Koenig today While the crew rushed its work behind barriers hiding the submarine from public view preparing to dispose of 700 tons of valuable cargo the Deutsch land brought from Bremen customs officials and naval officers are pre paring for an inquiry to determine ther status of the craft Although the Deutschland entered as a commercial vessel to make cer tain every neutrality provision 5s ob served inspection by both naval and customs officials has been decided upon at Washington Commander Yates Stirling head of the naval station here as arran ged went aboard with his aides in conjunction with James McGovern collector of customs Eor this district Citizens have laid plans for a public welcome to the Deutschlands com mander and her crew The president of the Chamber of Commerce and the mayor with a delegation of business men tendered Captain Koenig an invitation to din ner at a date to bo set by him It is reported he accepted although stating it was with reluctance In order to put the 11 the rivers e fish back COUNTY RIGHT Osage Nov county will give the usual Republican majorities for President and Governor A Btraw vote this morning among the merchants farmers in town and lab orers resulted as follows Hughes 177Wilson 60 Harding 173 Mere dith 58 Harding was here Monday night with Haugen and the Opera House was packed He made a fine Impression and made many votes Million Bushels Canadian Wheat Have Been Bought Minneapolis Nov than one million bushels of Canadian wheat purchased yesterday and to day at the Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce at lower prices with the freight and duty of ten cents a bushel paid than American raised wheat of like quality is on its way to Minneapolis That the government oC Great Britain which has been buying heav ly of Canadian wheat for war sup ily purposes will bring pressure on he Dominion government to check the outflow to tlie south was the rumor today from Montreal where t wus said the Minneapolis purchases had just been learned of BANDITS ATTACKED TRAIN Chihuahua City Mexico Nov via El Paso shoot ing twentynine Carranza military guards of the southbound passenger train which fell Juarez Monday Vil la bandits looted the train robbed the passengers and even took the clothing from women passengers Dr a German passenger on the train was struck over tho head with a gun by one of the ban dits but was not seriously injured The bandits who were in command ol the Murga Brothers and Silvcstro Quevetio then abandoned the train carrying the loot away in a mule drawn wagon REUNION OP VETERANS Columbus Nov men who wore the hundreds of them recruited from every section of tho state rounded up in this city today for the annual reunion of tho Mississippi division of thr United Confederate Veterans With the old snhlicrs came their wives daughters sons and friends making tho ini one of the largest over entertain ed here1 In honor of the visitors the the otiltre city is aglow with flags and bunting The first of the thro rtnyfi sessions was held this after noon with the department command er General Calvin B Vance presid ing Governor Bilbo former Senator Frank H White of Alabama and otlirr notable speakers are on the program Tomorrow the visitors are to he at a mammoth bar on Friday the reunion will be brought to a close with a parade and a pageant Mrs Samuel Taylor Dorset daugh er of a North Carolina mountaineer armer Is the perfect model for a number of Junoesiiuo figures which lave brought considerable fame to he sculptors who made them Her igure an inch less than six teet tall and perfectly proportioned was re rodnced by Paul Bartlett in the cen ral figure of the new House of Rep pediment The figure of Panama on the diplomas of award bestowed by the Panama Pacific Ex position is hers She appears In the mural paintings of S Y Turner In the state at Madison and it was through tha reproduction of her figure that the lake Max Weyl 10 landscape painter intended to prove his versatility when death stop ped his work Mrs Dorselt was reared on one of the sides of Mt Mitchell in the Saphire Country and is one of a family of giants Much of her life ias been spent in the open from Chicago to New York Is Begun Special to The GlobeGazette Chicago Nov Carlstrom aviator started from here on his air journey to New York at this morning after announcing he expect ed to have dinner in New York The aviator expected to make the trip without a stop of any kind He is carrjing a sack of mail made up of letters from city officials in Chicago addressed tocity and government officials at Now Vork The trip is be ing made under the aiuspices of a New York newspaper Erie Nov Victor Carlstrom flying from Chicago to New York landed hero this noon be cause of engine trouble He was unable to say how long he would be delayed German Americans Denounce Vollmer IOWA GUABUSMAN HJ3BR First Copies of Soldiers News Pub lication Reaches the City Special to The GlobeGazette Davenport Nov that its former president ExCon gressman Henry Vollmor has sac rificed his Innermost convictions and all his ideals to assist a politi cal party the GormanAmerican al llanoe of Davenport and Scott county today issued a bitter denunciation of Vollmer for his action in signing a statement advising all Americans to vote for the democratic ticket The executive committee of the alliance was instructed to inform Mr Vollmer his services at their en tertainment next Saturday night were no longer desired TEACHERS AT BES MOIXES DCS Moines school teachers from all sections of the state are arriving at Des Moines to attend the annual convention of the Iowa State Teachers Association which opens tonight EXlKCT JXJXQ STAY SIcXirte Says Troops Are Resigned to Inevitable Iowa soldiers on tho border are now resigned to their fate and pre paring for an all winter stay at Brownsville Tho quartermasters department according to a letter re ceived today from Hanford McNidcr by his fa hor ban been ordered to Imy to wail up all the tents Officers aro preparing to construct shacks of lumber to servo Instead of tents during the winter months And in tho midst o fall theos pre paration for winter according to thelieutenant the thermometer r Isteord 98 degrea in hia tent reached here this four pages of tho Copies of the first edition of the Iowa the new weekly newspaper to be published by the officers and men of the Iowa Brigade at Brownsville morning The first number ara chuck full of news that Is of special interest to Iowa soldiers with considerable space de voted to the local news of the dif ferent organizations For filler the new paper uses the llvest news available from Iowa and has an ar rangement whereby it gets a resume of the Iowa news of the wek by tele graph for each issue The Second Regiment column men tions the fact that Leslie N Hllde brartd and Rudolph Haeinch of Com pany D are both nt the base hospi tal suffering from malaria It also records the arrival of Mrs Helcno Wiliard Gnimmon wife of Firs Sergent Stewart N Grummon a Brownsville Mrs Grummon has boon society editor of tbe GlobeGa TOTATO KING ACQUITTED Dea Moines Nov E Erlckson known as the Des Moinea Potato King whose entry Into the local market with homo grown tubers resulted in a great reduction of soar ing prices today was acquitted bj the Municipal Court of charges o violating state weights and measures law His fight to bring down thf pries of potatoes has attracted wldo attention JUDGE HfcCOIMIICK DEAD Waco Texas Nov A P McCormlck of tho Fifth Dlstrlc of the United States circuit court o appeals died today aged 86 years Wilson Reaches New York Tocay on Last Leg of His Campaign MAKES NUMBER OF ADDRESSES TODAY Principal Speech will be Made at Madison Square Gar den Tonight Special to Tlie GlobeGapette New York Nov Wil son arrived here this morning from hia campaign trip up state Ho was taken by automobile across town to the Hudson rivor and wont aboard the government yacht Mayflower The stage was all set to make Wit sons visit here tho climax of the democratic campaign tn New York City It was the presidents first and only appearance here in his cam paign President Wilson will make several speeches the principal one at Madison Siiuure Garden tonight The first artivss was at a luncheon of the Wilson Business Mens League When President Wilson reached the Grand Central station he warT cheered by a large group of railroad men some of them carrying Amor can flags He was met at thesta ion by Colonel 13dward House and Vance HcCormick chairman of the National committee Tliev Joardcd the Mayflower for a politi al conference Ore Shipments from Duluth Arc Enormous Special to Tho GlobeGazette DulUth Nov than eleven million tons of iron ore have been shipped from the docks of the five companies at American head of the lakes during the season up to November 1 than during the corres ponding period last according to figures made public here today Up to November 1 last year tons were shipped while in the same period of ISiG tons have gone forward Another Norsk Ship Sunk by Submarine Lisbon via Paris Nov Morwegiau steamer Tromp 1724 tons has been sunk Later figures for President gave Zayas a majority of 900 for all in the Republic with S3 colleges missing London Nov sinking of e ton Norwegian steamship Delto is reported by Lloyds VLOUK TAKIiS IROP Reduction in lviico of Host Is Announced Today Special to Tho GlobeGazette Minneapolis Nov for the best grades of flour dropped 20 cents a tarrel today Fancy patents are Quoted at DISASTROUS VllltS Business District of Ijittlc Minnesota Town Is Wiped Out Special to The GlobeGazette Donnelly Minn Nov the entire business section of this town was destroyed by fire today with a loss estimated at MUST PAY ALIMONY SHUS AN AMKHICAX MOTIUCR Billie Burke the beautiful English has charmed many thousand Americans and who later became Mrs Florence Xiegfeld has presented her husband with an Amer ican baby Zayas Leading for Preside fit of Cuba Special to The GlobeGazette Havana Nov today from the National election with less than half the vote counted show Al fred Zayas liberal candidate for pres ident is lending In all provinces ex cept Oriento MAY GET EXTENSION Capdiiii Gitrmuu RvpccLs Ii of His Leave of Absence Berlin Admits Fort ification was Given Up Last Night HAS EEEN IN DANGER SINCE DRIVE BEGAN Was Left Isolated After Big French Last of Ground Gained Berlin Hayville Nov 2 Fort Vaux QUO ot the most import ant fortifications captured by the Gorman Crown Prince in his pro longed drive at Verdun has been evacuated by tho Germans it is of ficially announced here The British attempted to advance on tho Somme front of Courcelette yesterday but were repulsed it is al so announced The French gained small advantages in the sectors LesDoeufs and Raucourt Ory W Garman captain of Com pany A who has been at home for a fow weeks on leave because of the illness of Mrs Garman has asked for and will probably be granted an extension of his leave absence The leave is requested because of the sudden death Monday of H W Smith his business partner and the necessity of his being here a little longer to arrange the affairs of the firm 1C the leave is not granted Garman will have to leave on Monday night or Tuesday morning SOSIK WHERE IN Philadelphia Nov 2 Georgo Washington a United States mariiin From Kentucky who does not hid fair tc emulate thj truthtelling rec ord of his illustrious namesake marched proudly down Broad street today with a newly won sharpshoot ers medal pinned to the breast of his uniform Attracted by the medal which closely resembles the Maltese cross worn by SOIMJ iOuropean heroes an old gentleman nsccd him how lio had won it and George delivered a pic turesque account of stirring deeds on nhelltorn battlefields while one by one the crowd gathered and lis tened in awestruck silence But I say old interrupted a stranger where did all this hap pen Oh somewhere in re turned George cheerfully and tho spellbinders audience melted away INSTATE NEW OF ROY ATj ARTS MASONS A new chapter of Royal Ai Masons will be Installed with ira pressivo ceremonies at Lake this evening to be known as Fidel ity Chapter No 187 W A Westfall of this city hag been designated by tho grand high priest of the Royal Art Masons to act as Installing o ficer and lid will conduct the cere monies In connection with the organ ization of tho chapter and tho in stallation of George M Prince as priest and the other officers DELIXQUEXT TAXKS Gciicseo Township Will Not Ifnvo n Single Description on liist 0 jw Harry S Harkness BOH of L V Harkness the late Standard Oil mil lionaire must pay his wifo alimony each year Tho judgo in WcstchcBter County N who gave her a decree of tllvorco fixed annu al payment at that aum HatB off to Gcneseo township and her cltizensl That subdivision of Cerro Gordo county will not have a sijiglo pioce of property offered at tax sale this year Deputy Treasurer Fuller that the lasst receipt from that town ship has been takon up Ho hopes that other townships will present a clean shoot ulso The list of delin quents ia being steadily cut down and will bo ono of the smallest if not tho smallest ever published AT GIJOVK Cap T C Buchanan of tho police department this afternoon arrested a man named T O Walker at the re quest of tho authorities at Eagle Grovo Walker Is said to bo wanted there on a charge of seduction The officers from Eagle Grove will conio up for Walker this afternoon Shortly after Fort Duuaumont was retaken and the wide stretch of front in this region regained by the French In their sudden offensive movement on October 2r it was pointed out that Forl Vaux had been put in a perilous position The French advanced close to the edge of the fortification on its imme liato front iu their groat drive and pushed well beyond it on cneh side making its fall in the opinion of ob servers at the front only a question of a short time The Goruuins evac uated Fort Vaiix dHilug the night says the ofilcial Gormun report without hindrance by the French and after portions of the fort hud been blown up the French continued to pour a heavy fire from their big guns on the fortification Virtually all the ground ot pronounced value taken by the Germans on tho ern bank of the Meuse in their win ter arid offensive at Verdun lias uow with the fall of Fort Vaux been lost to them The Chamber of Commerce has re ceived an oter of from the hlKh Portland for four teen acres of the former lialmat prop rty purchased by Iho Chamber as a site for the new ueet sugar plant and a meeting of the board of directors will be hold soon for a consideration of the offer Tie land which la to be sold is Uie remainder of tho farm all of which had to be purchased in order to secure this certain site for the plant Thji Lehigh Company bus asked that a deed or the proper ty be drawn up and are ready to pur chase if the Chamber of Commerce directors authorize the sale PROCLAMATION Whereas the City Ma eon City la In the midst of an effort to secure a Y W C A Building Over twothirds of the amount to bo raised lias already boon subscribed and Whereas the Young Wom ens Christian Association is one of the most effective in stitutions in all progressive cities making young women more useful and better mem bers of the community Whereas the succcsa of this movement requires a thorough cooperation of every person in the City Whereas ono hundred rep resentatives women have un dertaken at a great sacrifice oC personal interest and time in n campaign which has aroused public interest Now Therefore J the May or of Mason City do set aside Friday November 3rd as a day of special effort In behalf of this movement and1 nr ommcnd that all of tho people of Mason City observe this day as Y W C A Day and that they assist tho commit tees in their efforts by spotin contributions and by person al presentation of tlie cruise to their friends and neighbors to the nnd that tho amount risked for DO subscrib ed and that the Y W C A Building become ono of the as sured institutions of this city T A POTTRR Mayor PUrVATIC Following an Illness of bviL threo lays little Virginia Deiin tho five yearold of Mr and Mrs W K Dean pulsed a way at the home SI5 Fourth street a I oclock this morning came into the homo unexpectedly and Iho ileiUh of tho little child has cast i gloom not only in tho homo but among many school niuios who will mins her as sociation and her smile Owing to tho nature of the disease a private Iunoral will ho held at tho home but complete arrarujpinoiits for tha services have not boon completed OK K W CoYIiE Funeral servires for the late E W Coy IB were held at St Joseph church this morning and burial was at the Catholic cemetery HKKOHK IiLVAOV HOARD Price Given liinviny Today iuid Will Go IJivck to Illinois Hearing before the commissioners on Insanity is being hold today for William Price tho follow who stole according to the sheriffs office from a boarding housi together with a gold watch 17 from Salva tion Army and collected for tho Army and failed f turn it in The authorities have come to the conclus ion that Price is not normal mental ly and having Ira rued thnt he Ima been In an insane hospital onco con cluded this was tho best course to follow Price will after boing sent to tho Independence Stale Hospital be returned to Illinois Hia parents ar rivod here yesterday from Byron 111 to look after Ms Interests L City Will Rco Main Street Opened Early Part of Next Week Siy Of WhflhrT all thr brick for Iho pav ing repniru have placnd or not Ihe new smvjt car cm Federal civcnii will jiiit into operation on Nov 7 Tliia iiiiiiouncoiuont has boon positively by rail way city is tlin concrete base will have set sufficiently by that tirno The of truck will lie connected with the oW lino will a crusiird rock base1 In a siriyle njgjit and tho trolley wire over and the irnck put In service ;