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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 3, 1914, Mason City, Iowa TWICEAWEEK WEEKLY T PAYS It will pay you to take advan tageof the many real estate bargains advertised in todays GlobeGazette rapidly enhancing THE WEATHER Fair tonight ami Tuesday wiirmer eiist and cooler portion tonight cooler Tuesday REPORTS BY WTRTD EACH ID AY OF THE IMPORTANTEVENTS OF THE WORLTX TODAYS NEWS NOT YESTSBDAYa VOL XXII MASON CITY IOWA NOVEMBER No 19 Special to The GlobeGazette Chicago Nov government quarantine at the Chicago stock MESSAGES FROM NORTH OF BATTLE STILL RAGES INDE FRANCE INDICATE CON TINUED GAINS FOR THE ALLIES HAVE PENETRATED FAR NORTHEAST OF LILLE CISIVELY IN EASTERN THEATRE OF WAR TEN FARMER BOYS FOR DESTRUCTION O F PROPERTY TURK AMBASSADOR AT LONDON TOLD TO GO Ghent Is Isolated According to Roundabout Message from American Consul German General Killed Americans Injured in Bom bardment of Driven Oft by Sebastopol Forts FARMER IS ASSAULTED IN HIS OWN DOORYARD Went Out to Prevent Tamner ing With Wagons and Ma chinery and Was With Buggy Whip follows Until further notice cattle sheep and hogs will he received at the un ion stock yards for slaughter only at What Caused the modifi cation was not learned immediately It prevents reshipment from Chi cago of living autnials WILLIAM G CORDT WAS ARRESTED SATURDAY NIGHT AND HELD ON SERIOUS CHARGE Struck Special to The GlobeGazette London Nov to the Daily Mail from correspondents differentpoints in the field of op erations in Northern France report i the continued success of the Allies who have reached within four miles Ostend namely Leffinghe The German attack it is stated is mainly lu the direction Leffinghe and Slyps Three thousand Germans left Ostend for Zeebrugge FridayReports persist that the Germans have left Oatend A skillful German general Vonmeyer was killed at Dixmude Friday Ghent Isolated Special to The GlobeGazetto Washington Nov 2 Ghent is isolated from communication accord ing to a dispatch received by the American government cent by mes llsenger to by Ameri can Consul General Henry Johnson The dispatch added that consul general lias ordered the consulate at Ostend closed and gone to Ghent where he was safe without communication ui f ic to Is here infer that fighting tierce in the coast towns that so all to the Americans have withdrawn Interior Wllo Evacuated Special to The London Nov corresponden Berlin Nov 2 The battle in progress between the Ger mans and Russians injhe Su wollci and Augustowa regions according to official announce ment continues undecided The Austrians In official report claim success in he Macvn region of Northwest Servia bounded by the rivers Save and Drina Petrograd Nov dispatch from Sebastopol says the former Ger man cruiser Goebens bombardment or that Black Sea port was put to an end by the shore batteries which orced the warships to withdraw The shore station subsequently in errupted a wireless telegraph mes sage from the Goeben which damaged and will return to Etantinope for said Coil No Americans Hurt Special to The GlobeGazette Bight rural boxes were torn from their fastenings and thrown into the road a farmers wagon loaded with milk standing in the yard ready to be brought to town was tipped over and O Heddens owner of the milk and wagon assaulted with a buggy whip and run over by the rig car rying some of a party of Halloween the field of whose opera tions was the Clear Lake roadabout midnight Saturday night Information was filed charging ten young farmers living west and south west of town with being the mem bers of the some of whom are alleged to have torn down the mail boxes and alleging a disturbance ol the peace The postal authorities were also notified today Between and Sunday morning nine of them were arrest ed by Sheriff Fitzgerald and Depu ties Marsh and Knapp all but two of whom who were too young to be placed in jail were locked up Those Arrested Those arrested Sunday night were Raymond Barr John Proheski Ben Washington Nov cans were the Turkish bombardment of Odessa Damage to American property is insignificant according to a report from American consul atOdessa Chicago Nov union stock yards the greatest cattle market in the world were completely quaran tined by today In connection with efforts to stamp out the hoof and mouth disease which do epidemic in Northern Indiana and southern Michigan Receipt as well as shipment of cattle hogs and sheep is prihiblted So far as present indications jo the ble yards at St Paul Kansas City Omaha St Joseph and other places will he able to care formuch of the business put out from Chi cago There are enough cattle hogs and sheep at the local yards to keep the Backers busy for a few days What will happen after thai cannot it is said be predicted It is believed that the Quarantine will last at least a month Certainly it will continue until the government Inspectors who started out laat night have mae a thorough exam ination of the livestock farms in the infected states One hundred inspectors are work ing in Illinois Indiana Michi gan Iowa Kansas Nebraska and other states The extent of the ca tastrophe to the trade may it is said be roughly approximated by tiio fact that the business done at the stockyards with its ramification In to many other industries is in sho neighborhood of thirtyfive million GUN WAS DRAWN WHEN ACCUSED WAS CAUGHT Witnesses Claim Attempt Was Made to Start and Drive Away Automobile of R W Wakeman of West First Street What the police Believe might have been another auto robbery was nip ped in the bud last Saturday night and as a result William G Cordt is In the county jail with another man He in company drove a smaji dollars per day War Not Declared Special to The GlobeGazette London Nov has not yet been formally declared on Turkey but the withdrawal from Constan tinople of the ambassadors of tne triple entente powers is regarded en euated lh Kood reason to believe it Allies Tinies in Northern France tel aere as the equivalent to a signal tor mat the Allies have pene hostilities which Turkey has antici LO the North and East of i pated by a naval in the Blade Line which he says certainly has Sea and also reported by a Lille wnicii UG j land expedition int0 Egypt Evi dence that Turkey In tends to proclaim a holy war Am ple measures however it is assert ed have been take bv Great Brit ain and Russia against this It is evidenced trouble is in Esypt where it is said the Khe dive intends to ask Great Britain for an explanation of her attitude to wards Turkev French Statement snprlal to The GlobeGazette Pparis Nov French official statement issued this afternon says that yesterday the Gorman attacks on Uve French left wing particularly between Dixmude and the Lya River continued with great violence la spite of counter attacks of the ene my in this region the French made alight progress Nino Million Ransom Special to The GlobeGazette Amsterdam Nov telegram received here from Berlin announces that after protracted negotiations the war indemnity to the Germans for the city of Brussels has been fix ed at payable weekly BIG BASEBAIiIi QUESTIONS BE DECIDED IN OMAHA ICaisev Confident Special to The GlobeGazette Berlin Nov addressing the Brandenburg regiment in France re cently at a point on the Beyong front Emperor William closed with these words When the war Is fin ished we should see each other again Under all circumstances tne enemy will be This Infor mation is conveyed In a letter re ceived from the front Given Passports Special to The GlobeGazette I London Nov 2 The Turkish Baseball affairs will be aired m ambasgador to Great Britain Tew tlie Omaha meeting of the National flk Paalia has been Banded his pass Association of Professional Baseball t3 leagues next weak That the meet Ine is of prime importance is shown TURKS ACTIVE special to The GlobeGazette London Nov 2 A Rome dis patch to the Central News asserts Proheski Francis Howard Keeler Randolph Jackson Will Henry Shutz William Gid dings Grover Patterson a young farmer the oldest one of the party was not found Sunday morning and Deputy Sheriff Marsh obtained a warrant for his arrest and went out for him early this morning in order to have him at Justice KimlmHs court in time for the hearing The others with the exception of John Proheski and Will Shutz spent the Sabbath in jail Had Been Drinking The party of young men traveling in two carriages left Mason City late In the evening and attacks upon mail boxes began says the sheriffs office with the first one reached From there to the Heddens place the receptacles for letters fared bad ly the officers picking up eight themselves some of them far from the posts to which they were orig inally fastened The boys admitted they hnd been drinking and the of ficers are trying to leara where they got their booze Entered Yard At the Heddeng farm the party or some members of it at least enter ed the door yard and began raising The family thought at first It was a gang of foreigners and did not dare attempt Interferance When Mr Heddens went out and seized the bridle of one of the horses ha was hit across the head with a buggy whip and when the horse was whip ped up knocked down and it is said run over At the sheriffs office It was asserted this morning that How ard Keeler was the one who struck Mr Heddens Shortly after this ap falr the party broke up Then the sheriffs office was notified and the TwentyOne True Bills Returned by Federal Grand Big Financiers Included by the fact that Ban Johnson presi dent of the American league Presi dent Gilmore of the Federal league and other notables will be there A that TurkiBn gunboats are reported Mason City delegation will attend the 6ntnmcce to the Gulf of Suez arrests followed the meeting to see if chance for this city there Is The minors are listening to thi arguments of the Federals and there by hangs the story of the activity of the heads of organized baseball Something will be done m Omaha find that something will mean Dig things for the future of baseball Mason City fans will watch eagerly for the decisions of the coming meet a Numerous bodies ofTurkish cavalry men according to the same dispatch ing FALSE FIRE A false alarm from box 32 called the fire department out just before one oclock Sunday morning Wheth er the alarm wag a Hnllowe en or whether somebody wanted to find out if the department was still work ing is unknown There has not been a night fire call for many weeks Finish Gravelling Two miles of has beer completed on the Nora Springs road coming east Work was alBC lave reached Akabah a fortified vil lage of Araba on the gulf of the same name It Is reported that a body of armed Bedouins has pene trated Egyptain territory Activity in East Special to The GlobeGazette Berlin Nov reports from the western front show little change in the situation In Northern France and Belgium but events in Poland would appear to be shaping themselves for a renewal of fighting between the main forces of Russia and the AustroGerman allies Has Ankle Broken Violated Federal In tearing down rural mail boxes the would be jokers violated a fed eral law that carries with it a severe penalty The local postal authorities were notified and instructed the sheriff to hold the party until the case can be thoroughly investigated by an inspector Special to The GlobeGazette New York Nov In dictments were returned by the fed eral government today against twen tyone directors and former direc tors of the New Haven Railroad Company including William Rocke feller ThBodore N Vail George F Baker William Skinner Charles F Brooker John L Billard The vio lations charged conspiracy In viola tion of the Sherman antitrust law to monopolize commerce Under section two of the law under which the in dictments are returned the maxi mum penalty upon conviction is one year imprisonment and a five thous and dollar fine Bench warrants for the twentyone men named in indictments were is sued on request of the district attor ney Several It is understood were to be brought into court to answer the indictments this afternoon A complete list of those indicted follows William Rockefeller George Mc Culloch Miller Charles F Brooker William Skinner D Newton Barney Robert W Taft Charles M Pratt A Heaton Robertson Frederick Brows ter Henry K Mcharg Edward D Robbing former counsel for road Al exander Cochrane John L Billard George F Baker Thomas Dewitt Cuyler Theodore N Vail Edward Milligmn and Francis T MaxWell The amount of bail was fixed at each hy Federal Judge Fos ter Of the twentyone men indict ed only five are now on the New wornout car of unknown make west on First street about 8 oclock in the evening They stopped the car at the 800 block and started aheud on foot At 933 West First they found the car of R P Wakeman standing in front of his house headed west It Is alleged one of the men started to crank the car while the other ready for a speedy getaway How ever the owner probably on the lookout for Halloween culups saw the men and called to them Both men ran but James Boyd and R M Daly saw the attempt and started to the men Boyd found Cordt the latter plac ing a gnu at his head and informing him he was a special agent for tho Great Western say the police Boyd took the gun from the man imd gave the special agent a crack over the side of the head withit wlilch drew blood and brought Cordt back from his railroad detectlveship rapidly Cordt was taken to the station and a search made for his com panion although the latter was not found Cordt insisted he was alone but those who witnessed the affair state otherwise Besides the three men who were witnesses three chil dren out Halloweening stood behind a tree and saw the proceedings it is said Cardt was taken to the hospital and his wounds about the face dressed His old machine was towed Into the station and placed in a gar age On the seat of the machine were two bottles of beer both open and each with one drink gone An unopened bottle of whiskey was also found On the back of the ma chine where the rear seat had been removed was a trunk which contain ed a sack of Inner tubes and some junk HDW IIAHZFELDT FOUND IN RIVER DEAD ABOUT OCLOCK SATUR DAY AFTERNOON HAD BEEN DESPONDENT OVER ILL HEALTH Last Seen Alive by Fisherman Kelow he He Died on Hank and Rolled into Stream Charles Arund mill William Koei nor of Rockfonl were seriously i hot dangerously hurt about this afternoon nnd M J Lyons o this city head of the Ideal Inunclv and distributor of Haynes cars wa somewhat JLnjured when Ji ca owned and driven by Lyons misse tlio approach to the Taylor bridg over Lime Creek and criishc through the railing nnd into til creek several leet below The car was badly wrecked and when taken from tho water Arund was dclerions as tho result of the blow 011 the head that resulted from striking the river bottom Koerncr was Injured about the side and both men are at tho Park hospital where tliey were taken Arnnd and Kourncr a bile dealers at Roclcford was demonstrating the cav for them endeavoring to interest them in tho ageucy Girl Asserts Man Called Her Names When Turned Cnlls Po lice to Her Aid Lavlca Akeson filed a complaint against C Z Larson last evening claiming he insulted her on tho cor ner of Fourth and Main street A bonds The girl claims Larson first called her several endearing names and then when she refused to go down tlio street with him lie called ler names but not endearing ones Jarsou claims she hit him Both lave witnesses which they will bring before the mayor tills evening All Are Fined Justice KImball today fined the younger Shutz and Prehoski boys who are but sixteen years old and costs each Raymond Barr who Is seventeen was fined costs or The were all fined each other and boys and costs or SUPERSTITIOUS ONES UNEASV Joe Olson ws brought to the Paw hospital about 11 oclock last even ing with a dislocated and broken ankle He was in a run away near Plymouth about 0 oclock when a team he was driving became scared at an automobile The frsi nn fhe Rockwell road week waa found to be quite serious nine miles have been completed there and he was brought here to have Uos workinR on each attention The superstitions among the of ficeholders in the court house are fearful these days aa to the result of the election tomorrow None of them will admit their fears today but they all took office on Friday and it is claimed that never in the history of the state have state or county officers taken office on Fri day and been reelected according to Al Morgan engineer at the court house This Is because usually when the day of taking office falls on Fri day the officers wait one day biit In Cerro Gordo county two years ago the officers went in on the hoodoo day and tmorrow will be anxiously awaited by all persona who refuse to start anything oa Friday Haven directorate They are Cuy ler Mcharg Milligan Brewster and Maxwell These twentyone men are charged in language of Indictment as follows With having combined and con spired together with numerous other persons to monopolize commerce consisting in the transportation busi The indictments enumerate a large number of corporations ap proximately 160 whose business It is charged was to be The late J P Morgan named In the bill as one of the conspirators Among the officers and former dl rectros of New Haven also mention ed us hut not Indicted were Chaunjey M Depew Edward N Reed Charles P Clark Lucius Tut tle Charles S Mollen Royal C Taft Richard A H McKtywomb ley AlexanJer J Oassett Timothy B Byrnes Edward G Buckland Oak lelgh Thorno and Marsden J Perry After naming the 160 corpora tions the indictu nt charges that tlic conspirators used certain of them including tho New England Naviga tion company the Boston Railroad Holding company the Billnrd Com pany and tbo New England Steam ship company through their Influ ence credits funds to Impose upon other concerns contracts and work Ing arrangements which would In sure the monopolization of com merce In harmony with the designs such oliceman arrested Larson and lim to the station where lie took gave THREE OPERATIONS After having despondent over ill health for some time past and haviiiK discussed within the last few dayswith his friends the eas iest way in which to die Edward Harzfeldt a retired farmer was found dead in Lime Creek late Sat urday afternoon Little water was found in the lungs of the dead man and as no one saw the tragedy it can not be definitely established whether he took his own life or rolled into the river after having a fainting fit or stroke of some kind on the bank A few days ago he drew out what money he had in the hank and gave it tlaunhter Found Near Mill The body was taken from Lime Creek near the mill juat above the dam Saturday afternoon about 4 oclock The man left his home at 636 East Seventh street lust after noon and was not heard of tliers again until he was found in the creek A Northwestern railway mail clerk by the name of Cole talkad to a man wliom he supposes was Harzfeldt about 2 oclock He was fishing below the dam when an old man came along He asked the1 nut man how ftehlng was and themaij told him lie did not know then went further up Cole said man carried a cane The cane waa found on the bank of the creek near where Harzfeldt was taken out Discovered By Roys The body was first discovered by some boys who called their mother Cole was then called und the bodj taken out Coroner Long was lit once notified by and ths body was taken to Randalls morgue where it was identified HarzCeldt is said to have been sub ject to spells of weakness and soma think he was stricken with one of these and on the bank falling into the stream after life had gona from the body Kimeiitl Plans Delayed No arrangements have been made for the funeral The matter is being arranged by the soninlaw of the deceased Fred Zorn and ho is await ing word from the daughters of the 111 fated man who are located in Al berta Canada Relatives in North Dakota have been notified and will not be here for the funeral Mr Rowe of Sheffield Miss Rube of the same place and Miss Peter son of Clear Lake all had operations performed at the Park hospital morning There were nine of them who fao Mayor Stanton this morning anc each got his liquor in a dlfteren way but they all came to the same end I e the county jail They came In Saturday night and Sundaj morning drew all the way from to and costs An unlucky number was 1313 to Elmer Brown who lives at tha number on Tuttle street Abou midnight Saturday night ha became pugillsticaily inclined and began to practice on his family The resnl was a ride in the safety first was 011 and and costs this morn Ing He couldnt pay and went to Jail and may be sent to Knoxvllle later H Deertz got Into trouble with a window light in Felts meat market early Sunday morning and broke the window as a result Two police men broke him shortly after and he got and costs He will probably stand the cost of the win clow which Is reported to be Before the oficers got the man he rolled all over Main street In tue region of 8th and when he was final ly arrested he sent up a wail that made the well known howling of Rome sound like a Fred Gilbert drew and costs He went to steep in his bug gy Saturday afternoon and bis old horse was wise enough to bring him to the police station whore Gilbert arrested and tho horse taken Chrifrenson a tailor by trade Village Jokers on Milwaukee Jind Fasten Decrepit Conveyance on Behind Through Freight home got and costs Ho was lecturing on socialism Sunday afternoon on Main street ai we nnd un on east State street where he was arrested At tho station he completed his lecture telling those about him he was betnp arreste only because lie was poor However the charge this mornmj was intoxication thur Denliam drew an coats oa the charges ol intoxicatloi A Halloween oke was played on Conductor Haukedohl and Engin er tSvttdn of the Milwaukee is being old the Milwaukee offices odaf It seems Haukedohl in Charge of a freight train coming rom McGregor stopped at Monona or water About half a mile east if the depot the conductor suddenly ilgnaled the engineer to stop waited a few minutes and again started the train At Calmar the engineer Inquired is to the cause of the trouble and found it had been necessary to set out an extra load which was foliow ng the caboose Some Halloween okers had tied a light wagon to the rear of the train with about 15 feet of rope Tho operator lat Monona also told Calmar he had been bom barded by a troop of German sol diery The wagon swinging behind he train had crashed against the front of tho depot breaking the win dows and otherwise damaging things Tho wagon was completely demol ished when it was cut loose from the train IS jyiSSOLVE Former Officers Reported to Have Quit at Meeting ol Executive Com uiitteo Sunday President Manos and other offic ers of the organization oE Greeks formed last summer for the purpose of organizing a Greek church here are reported to have given up their positions at a meeting of the execu tive committee held yesterday and the was current among well Informed Greeks today that the at tempt to organize a church would be given up It was also reported today that Father Slderis the Greek priest who has boon here this summer will leave the city about Nov 5 because of this decision A large sum money was raised among the laborers at the cement plants and other Greeks during the aummer This is said to aggregate about Rockwell Sinn Dies New reached here today of the death at his home at Rockwell Harley Brown a well known rural mail carrier at the Rockwell post of fice Brown has been In poor health for some time He Is sur vived by his wife but leaves no chil dren also on the streets TTe was sent to jail Ed Buicell pot and costs as nil old and Uo too went to Jail Thfin there were there other common drunics who did nothing exciting each of whom drew and coats They were Dick Curran M Tire and It H McNalley POLICE TOLO OF ALLEGED ROBBERY Hr Nkk Wollsh an Austrian livlni on Railroad avenue reported to tlia police last night the loss of Ha says he had the money when he went to bed and that ho got up about six oclock yesterday evening and found tho money Rone Two other men shared Wollshs room aa1 they arose before he did Tho lice are Investigating taa matter ;