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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 17, 1914, Mason City, Iowa ABS The publicservice Want Ads by the hundred Use tliem and read them dally TWICEAWEEK BEPOBTSEY OF iMPOBTAi THE WEATHER Pitrtly cloudy tonight and Iiitiuy slightly cooler tonight in cast and south NTS OP THE JTODATS NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS VOL XXS M MASON CITY SEPTEMBER 17 1914 No 285 BRITISH CRUISERS OfREp SAY THEY SUNS GERMAN LINES BRILLIANT CHARGE ACROSS RIVER UNDER FIRE TAKES LEDGE OF ROCKS FOR FORCES OF TODAY UNDOUBTEDLY BEING USED TO BRING REINFORCEMENTTS ar WHO BOARDED LANCAST ER BRINGS BATTLE KKPOllT ASHORE TODAY KRONPRINTZ WILHELM SAID TO HAVE BEEN DESTROYED Officers of Cruiser Now of Ambrose Light Say They Sunk Grey hound But Do Not Tell When 01 Where Special to Tho CtlobeGazette New York Sept cir cumstantial story of the sinking o the North German Lloyd liner Kron prinz Wilhelm by the British cruise Lancaster brought into port by a pilot was proved untrue this af ternoon ITALIAN RESERVES CALLED Special to The GlobeGiizette London Sept a dispatch from Paris the correspondent of tho Daily Telegraph says that Italian reservists i believe the correspondent says that Special to The GlobeGazott New York Sept Nortl German Lloyd lluer Kronprinz Wil is been sunk at sea by th Cruiser Lancaster now of the Ambrose Channel light ship ac n French capital have to information brough for September 23 They aslore by Pnot Nichols of tin LOCATION TO BE CHANGED TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD OF OTHERS BY AMBAS SADOR PAGE RELIEF COMMISSION TO HAVE PRESENT OFFICE This Government Takes Lease on Quarters Formerly Occu by the Japanese Diplo IfiHTNING STRIKES TWO AT SHEFFIELD SAM ESSLINGHK AND A GUEST FROM CALIFORNIA STUNNED BY BOLT WEDNESDAY UMBRELLA RlliS MELTED AND SHOES ARE TORN OFF On Their Way Home From Town When Bolt Struck Essliiiger is Still in a Critical Condition mats WORLD ONCE MORE GIVEN CHANCE TO GUESS ABOUT THE OUTCOME OF THE TERIFFIC CLTSH NOW IN PROGRESS WHICH MAY YET PROVE ONE OF THE MOST MOMEN TOUS CONFLICTS OF ALL HISTORY PARIS REPORTS TODAY CLAIM THAT THE GERMANS ARE GIVING WAY BERLIN SAYS ALLIES REPORTS ARE LIES RUS SIANS CLAIM SUCCESSES IN THE EAST Paris Sept Germans are slowly giving way in the great battle that continues today all along the line of the River Aisne according to au oiTicial announcement made in Paris this afternoon WORLD GUESSING AGAIN London Sept world once more has been set at task ol guessing how the terrific clash of arms on the heights northward of the River Aisne progressing Berlin claims the attacks of the allies have been repulsed and that the German counter attacks have been repulsed and and the invaders are slowly givingaway Sympthizers with both sides are thus met with directly conflicting statements which can be reconciled only on the assumption that the nar are referring to different points in the vast field action As the crow flies the front of the opposing armies which with heavy reinforcements that have reached them probably total in the neighborhood of three million men stretches for 110 miles Making allowances for deviation north to Laon the line must be quite 150 miles long so there is ample room for successes on one part of the field and reverses elsewhere v The British and French Armies seem to be attempting to repeat on the Aisne the turning movement carried out success fully on the Marne In the present case they have the addi tional incentive of knowing that should the German right be again turned there are no great defensive positions behind the invaders until they reach the River Meuse The position of the army of the German crown prince making its way toward Stenay Gap remains full of The which barred the eastward progress of the crown prince by Toul is still hurrying in pursuit of him No confirmation is reported of the German abandonment of Liege but it would not be surprising in case there is any truth m the report that the eastern arena of war has become the de cisive position in German eyes this war means Italys entrance into FORTIFY GERMAN CITIES Special to The GlobeGazette London Sept from Maestricht Holland a corres pondent of the Router Telegram says that dispatches re ceived in Maastricht from Cologne usseldorf Wesol Duisburg indi cate that these points are strength ening their fortifications to meet a ijossibble advance of the allies the Pilot Boat Pioneer who boarded the Lancaster The pilot says the Lancasters of ficers so declared but where and when the big liner was sunk was not stated The Kronprinz Wilhelm sailed from Naw York the night of August 3rd heavily laden with coal It was believed that she put out to meet German cruisersin the Atlantic to re plenish their fuel supply This be lief was confirmed by reports at Hali fax from officers the British Crui ser Bristol The Kronprinx has not Special to Tlie GlobeGazette London Sept Walter Hiues Page will move the of fices ot the American embassy next week to 4 Grosvenor square in which neighborhood are located the Spanish and Brazilian embassies and Danish aurt Belgium legations He is renting a building formerly used by the Japanese embassy The offices being used at present by the American embassy will be taken over temporarily by the Amer ican residents relief committee and tho American money transfer corn Special to Tho GloboGaxette Sheffield Sept Esslin ger and his brotherinlaw Mr Rig gins from California were struck by lightning Wednesday afternoon about oclock while on their way home from town Mr Basliuger was badly stunned and rendered un conscious for some time Mr Rig gins was stunned for a short time only which were melted The shoes were torn ofE both men At this time Mr niggins has prac tically recovered but Mr Bsslinger is still in a critical condition It oc curred iu front of the Reuben Esslin ger homo PRESIDENT NOTIFIED BY OF FICERS THAT COLORADO MINERS HAVE AT LAST AGREED The ribs in the umbrella Mr ISsslinger was carrying SESSION CONSIDERS PLAN TO END STRIKft Prompt Removal of All Troops us Ordered by President Placed by the War DepiUtment 17 Prepar ations are being made for the with drawal of the American military forces from Vera Cruz who have held the city since last May in ac cordance with President Wilsons order of evacuation Transports at Newport News and Galveston are under orders to proceed as soon as possible to Vera Cruz to take the forces aboard short while after been reported as arriving at any port mjSBionp which organizations combine their work will Trouble Making Clear Lake Italian Shakes Soil of Cerro Gordo Coun ty From His Feet Admiral Fletcher Is Now in Charge of Uuitatl tlM3 Atlantic Fiaet of tie Spates Navy Special to The GlobeGazette Supremo Council Will Take Action Before Oriental Consistory Ad journs Tonight cago Sept Action directed cupation of that city last spring ward the battleship fleet now sta The ceremony of transfer staged turned in Mexican waters will be on the quarter deckof the Battleship DECLARES ALLIES STORIES FAKES Washington Sept 17 The German embassy today re ceived the following wireless from Berlin All the French and English reports of victories in battles in France are untrue The German retreat of the eastern wing was a practical maneuver not affecting the strategical posi tion The French attempt to break through the center of the German position was victoriously repulsed There is confirma tion of German successes at several points on the long extend ed battlefield The Temps reports that the losses of the British army in the recent fighting amount to dead and wound withdrawn foriuaj orders for which have not yet been issued The total forces at Vera Cruz un der Gen Fuiiston include sol diers and marines the latter to go Wyoming Rear Admiral Badgers flagship at the Brooklyn navy yard in the presence of naval officers and the Wyomings crew Rear Admiral Badger read the order ot navy depart the command back to warships and stations from i menl instructing him to relimjuish which they were taken while the former are to return to Texas City Their departure is expected to begin within a fortnight In administration circles it was generally believed that the action oC the president soon would restore normal condition in Mexico Secretary Bryan Is awaiting re sponse from Gen Carranza to bis in quiry for the names or competent persons to be designated to take over the custom housa at Vera Cruz and the municipal government there No orders have been issued for the withdrawal of the border patrol The troops now are engaged in man euvers and it was intimated that when those are completed Special to The GlobeGazette Washington D Sept The change in the command of the Atlantic fleet became operative to day Rear Admiral Charles J Bad ger hoist his flag as commander inchief of the fleet in succession to Rsar Admiral Frank F Fletcher who has been detailed to duty with the navy general hoard Me will serve nearly a year and retire next Au gust Louis Victim Buried VukortoniYich was buried yesterday afternoon at 4 oclock A brother from Hibbing Minn came the organizations may retvirn to here for the funeral and took charge heir home stations of the disposition of the body It adjourns its one hundredand sec ond annual convention at the pre ceptory Oriental consistory to night The subject of the European war has engaged the attention of the 000 active and honorary members regis tered at the meeting No official ac tion has been taken but It was said today that the prevailing sentiment of the highranking Masons with ref erence to the war is so strong that it will be surprising it they do not make some tangible move to become a matter of record and direct action 01 authorized officials Scottish Rite Masonry has a con siderable representation in Europe particularly in the British Isles and Iu Belgium Steps will be taken it Is expected to assist bereaved families of such Masons or those who are wounded or suffering from the hard ships of war Membership of The northern Masonic jurisdiction has a membership of more than 100 and includes many of the most prominent and Influential business and political men of the With no immigration officer iccessary to assist at his deporta and expending practically his ast dollar after payment ot the fine imposed by Justice Stan bery for assault and battery and ob scene language tor a railway ticket o Winnipeg Sam Wardena took a northbound train last night and will soon have left American soil probably forever Ho assigned all bis property to Ross Rogers for the benefit of his creditors and if any balance is left when all claims against him are settled it will bo sent him Wife Has Gone Wardena travelled alone when he left for his wife departed after his abuse of her Sunday He was left rather cramped for cash for to in sure having funds enough to fi nance her trip to the home of friends and support her for a time she took all the Available cash when she left Operators Expected to Reach a Decision Saturday Strike Started Just About a Afjo r Special to The GloboGazetto Washington Sept Wilson today received formal notifU cation that the striking Colorado miners havo confirmed the action ot the officers of the United Mlno Workers in accepting the tentative basis for settlement of the strike he suggested The operators are ex pected to reach a decision Saturday Consider Wilson Plan Special to The GlobeQazotto Trinidad Sept one year after the miners decide dtd strike for an enforcement of rado mining tows 125 officers and members of the United Mine Work ers of America are meeting here to decide whether or not they will con sider a plan of conciliation suggest ed by President Woodrow Wilson To Bo Indicted To insure Wardeivas staying away the witnesses in the case are going before the grand jury and it is seited that an indictment charg g carrying concealed weapons nd resisting arrest will be returned there will bo a warrant waiting r Sam he ever returns BELGIANS SIGHTING MACHINE GUNS ON AN AUTOMOBILE THE FRENCH STATEMENT Washington Sept 18 The French embassy here has an nounced the receipt of the following dispatch from Bordeaux On September 14 and 15 the rear of the enemy has been in touch with the pursuing forces of our army The enemy was forced to accept battle along the whole front part of which was strongly organized The allies are on the north of VicSur Naisne Soissons and Laon and also on the high hills on tho north of France The line reaches on the north to VilloSur Tourve a town on the west of the Argonne mountains end con tinues over the Argonnes by a line passing to the north of Varennes This last place has boon evacuated by the enemy who has reached the River Meuse close to the forests of Forges on the north of THE RUSSIAN STATEMENT New York Sept 17 Colonel Golejwsld military attache Of the Russian embassy today issued at the Russian consulate the following message from Petrograd The fighting against the Austrian rear guard continues all along the line Reports about prisoners guns and war stores being taken arc coming in from all our armies On the left bank of the River San we attacked success fully the retiring Austrians In eastern Prussia in spite pf all the efforts of the Germans to surround a part of our re tiring force their plan did not BRILLIANT CHARGE ACROSS RIVER London Sept a 90mile front the German ar mies arc a bay The allies are occupying a ledge across the River Aisne which was won after one of the moSt spectacular and thrilling river crossings ever made by an attacking force under fire For the past two days there have been sporpdic attacks from both Sides along this Ime put according to admissions from rival headquarters they produced any results Since the retreat of the Germ ans from the vicinity of Paris has be gun the Belgian army has been heard from again They have tafcen the yeld and have been cutting Germarj co mmunicatlons Thia photograpl shows one of their machine guns on an armored automobile In action T hese guns havo been used to great advantage mowing down hundreds ofGerman In the solid forma Uons jn which they fight gun nimui4 and It fpdifllcuU f0r unprotectes gol to bejoift AXITOBA LEGISLATURE MEETS peciaL to The Winnipeg Sept Fow Committee Members Hud rived This Morning und Conference Did Not Get Under Wuy Untif Lnto Tho tanitoba legislature convened in spe al session today to enact legislation o prevent mortgage companies fore oaing on those financially crippled y war and to prevent real estate rom forfeited if complete pay lents have not been made on account Ethe war The Federal government as given its sanction to t be proposal The meeting of the legislative com mittees of the State Retail Druggists association and the Drug Traveling Mens Auxiliary was badly handicap ped In its opening work this morn ing by the fact that many of the rep resentatives had not yet arrived They are expected this afternoon however and its is probable that sessions can be held this afternoon or this even ing to take up the work of themeet ing W G Hnnpt of Des Moines arrived this morning He is a representative of tho Traveling Mens Auxiliary J D Loyer of Coon Rapids and J A Todd of Sioux City are members ot the executive committee of the assoc iation who are already in the city Hal Falkenhainor oC Algona secre tary of the association is another of the representatives who has arrived In the city The meeting here has two purposes in view One will be the selection ot the place for the next convention An other matter to be taken up will be the plans for the work of the commit tees during the winter This will be along the line of beneficial legisla tion for druggists and those connect ed with the drug business Just what form this will take the men now here say they do not know until the full representation arrives and a meeting can be held lunco and Supper May IJe Given to Hocoup losses Caused by Labor Day Rain A dance and supper may be given iy tho labor unions at a date soine Imo later according to recommenda ions made by tho local executive omrnittee which met last night to onaldor way and moans with refer nca to their twice interrupted pic aia The stands and uten lls were to be used in the park or the picnic have been torn down ind all thoughts of having a picnic abandoned labor unions were put to ome expanse and think the dance d a supper will defray this The reeonnnendAtion of the executive committee will bo considered at the regular meeting of the labor body on tomorrow evening Tot Soaks Cops Aid Mary E Brown the seven year old daughter of Mr and Mrs Frank Brown seems to have trouble get ting to and from school Yoatorday noon she appealed to an officer for help in getting home from school She aaid she was afraid of several big drunk men The men were thought to have existed only in her imagination ag the officer found none on the streets Again this noon shebecame last and tho police wore called to aiiS Uomo in getting her Washington Sept a result of consideration given the matter by the President and Secretary of the Navy Daniels an order was issued by the latter this afternoon directing the mobilization of the fighting bat tleshlps in tho Atlantic ocean This action was taken in accord ance with the recommendation of general board of the navy Is Impressed The President was greatly im pressed by the boards argument por traying the necessity providing1 adequate means to defend the neu trality of the United States and pointing out that the consequence ot thesCiUtering of the fleet is a loss of efficiency The fleet will assemble Immediately aftor the withdrawal from Vera Crux of military oxpedi tion at that point which is under the command of General Kunston It Is not deemed advisable by tho President and Secretary of the Navy to order the battleships north until after the evacuation of the Mexican port By the practically slmultane OUH withdrawn ot the soldiers the ships the President hopes to 1m press the Carranza government wltli the friendly attitude of the tvatlon ;