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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 14, 1916, Mason City, Iowa Che mason VOL XXI1L MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 14 1916 GOVERNOR DUNNE ALSO HIS OPPONENTS BY VERY LARGE MAJORITY McCORMICK AND MASON CONGRESSMEN AT LARGL Hlfnois Politicians Predict That nil nois Will Have One of the Hurtles Fought Campaigns Evjar Held Fo The Governorship This Fall Special to The GlobeGazette Chicago Sept is predicted that one of the hardest fough political campaigns In the history o Illinois will be waged between Gov eruor Dunne democrat and Forme Congressman Frank Lowden repub lican nominated for governor yester day by democrats and republicans respectively Both rolled up big pluralities With Cook county com plete and returns from 1887 pre cincts out of down state com piled Lowden received Hull second with and Frank Sniith third with With Cook county complete and down topped his hearest opponent by fifty thousand lyotea Former Senator William Lori nier conceded his defeat for the re publican nomination to congress x when the precincts upon which he had counted failed to provide the ex pected support MedlU McCormick and Mason Medill McCormick former pro gressive and foiwer Senator Wflliam Mason were nominated by repubH cans for congressmen at re turns Indicate Renominated for congress by republicans were James R Mann republican house leader Uncle Joe Cannon Martin B Mad den Fred A Britton George H Foss Ira C Copley Charles E Fuller John McKenzie Edward T King John A Searling William B Mc Kinley Loren E Wheeler William Roctenburg Thomas H Williams Edward Dennison William Wilson FOR CONVENTION OF Special to The GlobeGazette Syracuse N Sept pro posal to hold a great convontlon of horsemen to consider problems of common Interest and concern was presented here today at the annual meeting of the New York State As ajsoclation of Horsemen The conven fltlon which probably will be held lat I erin the will be for the pur pose of discussing improved higtfi ways questions of breeding traffic problems and a variety of other sub jects affecting the Interests of the horsemen TAFT AT MILESTONE New Haven Sept 14Wll 1 11am H Taft former president of the United States will enter upon his six tieth year tomorrow and a number of congratulations on that event are already being received at his home I in this city Following the close of the summer vasatlon Mr Taft ia pre f paring to resume his duties as lectur ier at the Yale law school So far as j is known he does not intend to take active part in the present nation al campaign NEWS Hansell Sept raising Is receiving considerable attention hereabouts Three farms each have received a car of Tucker John Thompson and Byron Davis A basket supper was held at the W H Harrison home a few days ago the proceeds being used to make the last payment on the school piano As to the summer vacation four of the teachers report as follows re garding how they spent thetime Miss Mildred Older attended summer I school at Upper Iowa University and for a week in July at Clear IlLake Miss Mary G Elis made weelc 1 ly trips to Cedar Falls for voice and 3 piano work Miss Chambers visited for six weeks with her sister at Lake rCottonwoort Minn Miss Mead spent a portion of her time at Lakewood Mich Split Salary Complainant Is After Woman Who Stirred Up Chicago Poll tics by Accusations Involving ors Wife Seeks Separation Chicago Sept Pag WallerEaton whose disclosures sev era months ago of alleged spll salary methods in the City Hall in Toived Mrs William Hale Thompson wife of the mayor who has sued he husband William D Eaton a muga zine editor for divorce Desertion la charged FOOD COMPANY ACCUSED Buffalo N Sept are to begin before the Federal trade commission here today on a com plaint recently issued against the Shreded Wheat company of Niagara Falls The complaint was brough by the Ross Food company which alleges that the Niagara Falls con ceru sought to force It out of bus ness Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Sept Ten nessee National guard encamped at Nashville was ordered to the Mexi can border today bythe war depart ment The order is in line with the departments policy of giving all the guardsmen called Into federal service a tour of duty on the border AMERICAN LIFE CONVENTION St Louis Sept 14 Severa hundred prominent life insurance men were on hand here today for the opening of the American Life con vention which includes home than in the southern western and central states The ses sions will continue through Friday and Saturday and the program pro vides for discussions of various in teresting phases of the life insurance business The majority of the mem bers will remain in the city for the annual convention next week of the National Association of Life Under writers SELL EH IS ED Special to The GlobeGazette Chicago Sept H Flan nigan a saloonkeeper was arrested heer today in connection with tne mysterious robbery five years ago of the branch of the bank of Montreal at New Westminster B C when loot amounting to ob tained The arrest of Flanulgan was made as the result of the arrest in Toron o Canada yesterday of Michael bhortall a marble worker of Chica go who was attempting to pry open a safety deposit vault in the bank of Toronto The box was rented by lannigan four years ago and found to be stuffed with Canadian bank notes Shortall told the police he vas employed by Flannigan to make ho trip to Toronto and was being paid a day for his services JUDGE IRISH DEAD Special to The GlobeGazette Des Moines Sept Walt er Irish of the Des Monies municipal court nnd a prominent Iowa attor ney is dead at his home here He died last night following an illness nf several months He was 53 years ild RATE RAISE ENJOINED Pierre S Sept 14 The state upreme court today Issued a re of training order on an increase express rates in South Dakota pro osed in the tariff effective Sopt 5 Order to show cause was marie eturnable Oct 2 when the hearing vill be held here W H M S POSTPONED A postponement of the meeting of ho Womans Home Missionary So iety of the First Methodist church vhich has been previously announ ed in the society columns of the GlobeGazette for tomorrow aftor oon will be made on account of the oath of Mrs George B Freeman an ctivo member of the society The meeting will be postponed for one ON 1ST Four Perish In Salvation Army Barracks Conflagration TRY HARD TO VRKNCH FROM ERRITORY RECENTLY CAPTURED ON SOMME FRENCH SAY ATTACKS WERE ALL REPULSED Violent Fighting Between Serbs and Bulgms on Macedonian Front With Some Gains for the Serbian Troops Paris Sept Germans madevigorous efforts last night to drive the French from the territory captured recently on the Somme and Verduu fronts The war office to day announced the repulse of sever al assaults north and south of the Eomme and east of the Meuse at Vaux Chapltre wood The Serbians and Bulgarians are engaged In vio lent fighting on the Macedonian front The war office announced today that the Serbians had captur ed the Bulgarian trenches near Vet renik and a height northwest of Lake Ostrovo The engagement south of the lake is turning in fa vor of the allies Violent Assaults Berlin via London Sept peated violent assaults against the Germans on the Somme front yester iay were repulsed with sanguinary of Army nt De Swept by Fire With Many Deaths and Some Narrow Escapes Detroit Sopt men are lead and a score of others narrowly escaped from a fire which swept the Salvation Army Industrial building today Seventyfive per sons were in the building when the fire was discovered most of them on the second and third floors On man leaped from top story KEIGAN HAS HEARING WAR COUNCIL OK POWERS AT KAISERS HEA1J OVER QUARTER loses for the Allies the announced today war office KILLS CHILD AND SELF KelHher Sept Mrs William Irving shot and killed son andtbea gilled herself Tuesday evening at her home near here was the verdict of the cor oners jury today Insanity is be lieved to have been the cause Ipecial to The GlobeGazette Des Moines Sept a hun dred suits involving in all nearly a nillion dollars are affected by a tl sion handed down late yesterday Federal District court heve accordi ng to announcement today by Henry 3 Sampson assistant attorney gen eral The suit In which Sdwln Thatcher a New York bridge engi ieer is suing Polk county for alleged nfririgement on a patent was decided n favor of the defense in the deci ion Judge Martin J Wade held the patent to be Invalid In other suits depending on tho latent are pending in Colorado Illi nois Indiana Kansas Kentuckq Mis ouri Maryland Massachusetts Mon ana Nebraska New Jersey Ohio Oklahoma New York Pennsylvania Vest Virginia and Wisconsin the as istant attorney general said Thatcher alleged an infringement his patent in construction of a cer aln type of concrete bridge i COMPULSORY ACCOUNTI Man Accused of Car Thefts lief or Police Judge This Afternoon Preliminary hearing In the case o David Kelgan and Spencer Dunn held In connection wtih robbery o Northwestern freight cars yesterda is telng held this afternoon The ex aminatlon is at the police station be fore Police Judge W R Hayes San Antonloi Sept General Funston said today tha General Bell at El Paso had sen a message that he has reports tha an attack on Chlhuaibua City by Francisco Villa was feared by Car ranzlstas The de facto governmen troops are being rushed into the clt from the south General Funston said he did not know where Genera Bell got the information Qenera Pcrshlngs latest dispatch placec Villa near Cuerrero some eighty miles west of Chihuahua City MURDERER TO HANG Cdar Uanids Sept ory acrr ng by all cooperative nercani associations is to be dls ussud at the next meeting of the owa State Association of Account nts H was learned today following he Issuance of astatement to that feet by George Sliillinglaw ent of the association presl In his statement the president olnted out that a recent failure at edar Rapids and another at Monti ello effected about fifteen hun red stockholders An audit of tho ooks of tho company according to he statement made by the officers f the company showed that he ex ense of conducting the business was ipproxlnmtely five times as groat s the gross profit on sales The accountants will urge upon he state legislature the propriety of urnishing stockholders with infor lation concerning the exact state of ho enterprise at fixed Intervals OLDEST LIGHTHOUSE Boston Sept light the first lighthouse in Vmerica today rounded out a career f 200 years of continuous service It s one of the most important light house stations on the North Atlantic Coast and is known to every sailor man and seagoer on this side of the globe Tho lighthouse was built In 171C and the light first on September 14 of that year Tho lighthouse has been several times burned ant biilt and during tic revolution it was destroyed hy the British when they evacuated Boston Phoenix Sept battling in the courts for three yeai in a futile effort to escape the noose Robert Talley convicted of murder Is to be executed in the state prlsoi tomorrow unless granted a further respite by action of the state board of pardons Talloys crime was the murder of Jesse Danner In Miami in 1913 The victim of the tragedy was the father of a girl wtih whom Talley was infat uated The attentions of Talley to his daughter were discouraged by Danner and he sent the girl to E Paso In order to remove her from Talleys Influence The night of the shooting Talley tarned that his former sweetheart had been married the day before In El Paso Returning to his home Talley procured his gun and started out to find Danner Meeting his vic tim in the main street of the town Talley opened fire and mortally wounded Danner Henry Tekippe Is Struck By Auto Another traffic accident occurred today when an auto driven by Miss Genevleve Phipps collided with Henry Tekippe a barber connected with the Griffith shop on First street S while he was return Ing from lunch shortly after the noon hoiir Miss Phipps was com ing from the east on Second street south and intended to turn Eouth Tekippe was coming rrom tne west on the same street and was turning north on federal avenue The two collided just as the auto had crossed the was takes to the hospital where an examination showed that no bones were broken hia only injuries being a bad gash above the left eye Unless there are more serious developments he will be renioved from the hospital tonight Miss Phipps was accom panied by Bert Avery and was just learning how to run the car MEREDITHS TRIP Special to The GlobeGazette Dos Moinos Sept itin erary of T Meredith democratic randidate for governor for his In vasion of tho eleventh congressional district the home district of Harding the republican candidate candidate was announced today It follows Tuesday Sopt O Leave Sioux City a m Kinsley Corectionvillc Ida Grovei llolsteln and Cherokee Sept 2O Primghar Sheldon NeMars Ben sen and backto LeMars Thursday Sept 2 LeMars Flaywarden Orange City Hull Rock Rapids JBVldiiy Sept 22 Rock Rapids George Ashton Sib ley Ocheydan Lake Park Spirit Lake Saturday Sept Spirit Lalce Hartley Spencer Sioux Rapids and Alte MEN TO IK SENT SOUTH Germans Austriuns Plan n Smashing IJKuv nt the Entente in it Sharp Kjght Region here liig Miis 5eon speclal 10 The GlobeGazette London Sept 14 A wireless press dispatch from Rome says at a gener al council of the central powers at the headquarters of the German em peror an offensive campaign in tho Balkans was mapped out and that Germany will send men aul Austria for this purpose London Sept 14 The Macedon ian campaign of the entente forces apparently is uot being pressed on the right of the Saloniik position and the British who advanced across the Stnima are reported to have withdrawn to tho west bank The Serbians however are con tinuing pressure against the Bul garians along the western end of the lino Latest reports from both sid es on the campaign in Rumanian Japan Gives U S Assurance Treaty Washington Sept in a formal note to Ambassador Guth rie transmitted to the State De partment today assures the Ameri can governmert that the new Rus soJapanese treaty does uot repeal the former couvestlons and that the Imperial government has uot enter tained for a moment any intention to depart from its policy respecting the integrty of China and the open door Both Japan and Russia have now given the United States assurances that the new treaty does not repeal or affect the treaties of 1907 and io in which those nations pledged themselves to maintain the integ rity of China and the open door pol icy The assurances were given in response to inquiries The depart ment officials today let it be known the statement is entirely satisfactory and that inquiries regarding the new treaty over which they have been considerably perturbed probably will not be pressed further Vancouver B Sept 14 The icople of British Columbia are vot ng today as to whether the Bowser administrationshall be continued In power or be replaced by a govern nent in control of the Liberals The contest which has been dragging along for more than a year has een In the language of Premier SELECTS TO FORM His NEW HOAliD OF ADVISORS IHMITRACOPULOS ASKS TIME TO SKK Wants to Sound K Task Atllrns via London Jrceco of En i i t icunci province of show the opBowser himself the dirtiest cam posing forces are In contact along virtually the entire front Appar ently a general engagement is im pending REPULSE ATTACKS troops liave repulsed series of paign In the history of the Charges of fraud corruption and the mismanagement of public affairs have been hurled back and forth while the energy displayed on both sides has been out of all proportion to the issues involved At present the GermanBulgarian attacks in Dor brudja the war office announces to day J City Heat Will I5e Turned on In Few Days perature of 50 this morning The area of high barometer report ed by the weather bureaus in Nevada and Wyoming day before yesterday and which brought the mercury down to 2fi above in Yellowstone park reached Iowa last night and the ocal bureau in charge of Dr Roy F DeSart registered a minimum tem above at 8 oclock The temperature gradually lowered during the night and at ten oclock this morning was but little above the fifty mark According to the reports this sec Ion of the Btate may lock for a peri od of clear and cooler weather Al hough several reports of frosts in he county have been circulated the act that fifty above which is fifteen degrees above the frost mark is he lowest the mercury has reached does not bear out these reports City Heat Soon If artificial heat IB necessary for he comfort of Mason City folks It will be supplied by the city heating Plant of the P G E plant In the ourse of a few days It will be at east four days before the heat will e turned on although It was re iorted that tomorrow was the day vhen the heat molecules would be urned loose HOW AIJOUT INSTRUCTIONS Cedar Rapids Sept val here of the complete text of the kdamson eighthour law passed y congress by the session just clos d with a view to ending the tense tuallon which existed as the result f the threatened railroad strike has aised a question here as to whether wo 7owa Interurban linos having emalna here under he pro islona of the new law The Cedar Rnpids and Iowa Rall oad and the Waterloo Cedar Fulls nd Northern railroads are the roads nvolved It was pointed out that both of those oads engage In the transfer of between steam roads both orwnrd interstate freight in carload ls as receivedfrom steam roads id both originate interstate freight i carload lots which s turned over n steam roads All the interstate uslness whether In carlond lots or ss of several towns on each road cared for and transported by the torurban lines in control of the provincial legisla ture by a large majority The recent byelections however resulted in the return of Liberal members which en couraped the opposition to put forth their best efforts to win a victory in the general election The Socialists also have been working with might and main to increase their represen tation in the legislature whero they Jiavo already secured a substantial foothold somo time ago by were the A wera Special to The GlobeGazette New York Sept the maintenance of regular schedules on the subway and elevated lines of the Interborough Rapid Transit Co and gradual restoration of service on tho surface lines leaders of the striking street railway employes declared to day they were far from being defeat ed They hinted that danger of a sympathetic strike is not yet Following a parade and demon stration by the strikers the question of a sympathetic strike will be dis cussed at meetings of the Central Federated Unions of Brooklyn and Manhattan and strike leaders pre dicted resolutions favoring a strike among thetrades allied wtih the street railway employes will be adopt ed THRESHING RETURNS Cedar Rapids Sept returns from various agricultural omnium ties In this section give the preference to early oats by a wide margin it was learned here today The differences in yield on some of he farms between the two varieties if oats cultivated on soils of equal is as much as fifteen bushels o the acre The early oats It Is said wore bonefltted by tho cool rainy weather and did not ripen for from four to six weeks after showing tholr head Lato oats headed In hot dry weather and rlponed in from twelve to fourteen days the kernels failing to fill properly NO DATE SET Matter Still Held mice by Authorities in Aboy datn for a preliminary hearing for George ferrln held hi tho county jail In default of bond clinrc ed with incest has yot boon The matter still stands is Indefinitely subject to iiKrcemfciH as to time of Jiearizig among the attor neys PROTESTS Pope monuments ItHLlt UTIUTIES IAV TAX PROlORTIQN Hampton Sept 14 5J fa1 statement r itn n Ule of the auditor the public utilities lines Tho railroad mileage is 10G25 with a taxaMo value of 740 Express Is practically the name mile age with a value of Thera valued1 Of electric transmission lines completed the list gives tea miles valued at Telephones mnke up the big mile 8 and tho vnlue iK set at The number of different companies listed is thirty nine The Iowa Telephone Company is credit ed with miles and their tax abalo value is given as 272 The balance of 38 lines are practically al Independent farmers lines 1 SHARKS VISIT JAP Special to The GlobeGazette Topeka Sept are raiding the coast of Japan as they j have been the eastern conut of tha United States Bathers have beea warned to be on the lookout A Japi anese girl swimming off Hyogo waa I attacked by one of tho monsters who caught htv left leg In its jaws and1 after tearing off the flesh disappearJ ed The gir wns rescued and will probably recover I POLICE CHIEFS i Milwaukee Sopt Crooks1 ot every inscription will probably ight shy of Mihvaukeo tho few days while tho Wisconsin hicfs of 1olico association la hold ng its annual convention hern The loads of police departments of till ho lending cities of Ihe state wore land at the beginning of the pro today Chief John T Jans en of tho Milwaukee police depart nenl Is tho president of tho asso iation and tho presiding officer he nvcution oB ;