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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 22, 1914, Mason City, Iowa ADS The public service Want Ads by the hundred XJso them and read them daily TWICEAWEEK WEEKLY fiSPORTS BY WIRE EACH EAT OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE WOBLD TODAYS NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS THE WEATHER Unsettled tonight nnl Tues day probably showers except Fair north west portion Tues day cooler fresh southwest VOL XXL TEN DAYS OF DESPERATE CONFLICT IN THE RIVER AISNE REGION STILL LEAVES GREAT CLASH OF ARMS UNDECIDED AND HUMAN MACHINES WEAKENING MASON tlTV IOWA TUESDAY r 19ii No 2S5 ifl GERMAN WAR LOAN ASSURE CASH SUPPLY SUCCESS MADE CERTAIN BY CALLS FOB BONDS THUS RECEIVED HALF OF AMOUNT REQUIRED BOUGHT BY THE CITIZENS Treasury Certificate Issue of Bil Marks Has Been Over Subscribed by Marks THOS G THOMPSON TAKES OWN LIFE BECAUSE OF LONG ILLNESS Special to The GlobeGazette Berlin via wireless via Sayville L Sept 21 Subscriptions thus far received to the German war loan have assured the brilliant success of the war loan plan paper speaks of the public re sponse as a victory of those at the FRENCH FOREIGN OFFICE PROTESTS TO NEUTRAL POW ERS CONCERNING DESTRUCTION OF NATIONAL MONU MENT OF WORLD WIDE INTEREST GERMANS CLAIM IT WAS IN LINE OF FIRE AND COULD NOT RE SPARED THOUGH IT WAS ORDERED LEFT IF POSSIBLE NO NEWS FROM RUSSIAN FRONTIER There is no victory as yet for either side in the Battle of the Aisne which has now raged in France for ten days Both sides claimsuccesses and favorable positions Ten days of desperate battle fierce artillery fire day and night in fantry charges in which righting has been hand to hand and cavalry on slaughts when opportunity offered have shown one soldiers of all three nations engaged are becoming exhausted and the human ma chin is weakening under frightful demands made upon it Lulls in the battling are ascribed to fatigue Continuous cold rains are causing grsat suffering and transportation on both sides is rendered much more difficult Military authorities believe something definite must result soon from the great battle Berlin says there Is no from the Russian frontier pecial to The GlobeGazette Washington Sept fili buster on the River and Harbor bill vas resumed today in the senate amid possibilities of a compromise After a conference with the presi dent Chairman Simmons of the fi nance committee announced the sen te would stay in session continuous y until the bill passed Ho expected a vote tomorrow night or Wednesday Ihe filibuster is lead by Senators Kenyon of Iowa and Burton of Ohio STATEMENT via Sayville Sept Last nights re port from headquarters stated the German armies in France everywhere have assumed the offensive against Hie strongly entrenched enemy PROTEST IS MADE Special to The GobeGazette Bordeaux Sept French foreign office forwarded to neutral governments protest agaiiis t the German bombardment ot the Cathedral of Rlieiins London Sept fortune of battle fluctuates between the lines alongthe center of the extended front in France desperate efforts are being made to execute a turning movement on both flanks The AngloFrench left wing is exerting every ounce of strength to turn the flank of the German general Von Kluck who is reported as havingreceived heavy reinforcements while the German left according to a cautiously worded announce ment in Berlin is making equally strenuous efforts to outflank the French right Tesing on Verdun Some reports received here declare the reaasoa for the desperate German counter attacks pa Rheims is found iu the movement of the allies which has vir tually isolated Rheims from Laon a town 30 miles to the north west If this is true all of General Von Klucks marvelous strategy protecting his sorely pressed left flank will have proved futile Rumors continue to circulate here that the Germansare preparing S great retreat from France on their own border 1or tifications One reason for the dearth of news from the battle front is the result of the bad weather which has rendered ordinary signalling and aeroplane scouting unreliable 1 CATHEDRAL BURNED The Rheims correspondent of the Daily Mail says regarding the damage wrought in the cathedral there The magnificeni Cathedral of Rheims which was a national monument of uni versal fame is now no more than an empty shell of charret and blackened walls It is not known to what extent its stone work has been weakened by flames or whether it can later be restored but it will never be what it was before Fire startcc Sunday afternoon after shells had been crashing into Ihe town all day A quarter of the city several hundred yards square set afire the flames spreading from street to street Rheims where the ruins of the famous cathedral are still I smoking is likely to prove an object of controversy long after ithc military forces now in Ihe field have ceased to contend for i its possession The Germans claim the cathedral was in the line of fire that it was impossible to save it despite their instructions to spare the building As had been anticipated a check has been given o tho oper alions of the victorious Russians in Galicia by the strong for frcss of Przemysl which has opened fire with artillery on the invaders According to advices received hero the advance of Serbo Montenegrin forces into Austria continues while Ihe Montcncg rians aro reported within a few miles of Sarajevo he capital of Bosnia According to thjs intelligence the combined Serbo Montenegrin army expects to enter Sarajevo within Ihe week 1 STILL HOLD RIIEH1S Chalons Sur Marne via Paris Sept Germans con tinued bombarding tho principal buildings of Rheims last night The allies have repulsed the the German attacks made several Impetuous oQuntoi movements in which their infantry chargec jvvitb magnificent bravery regardless of a terrible storm of terribly as pio mgn A The call for 1 50 and vlth a number of reports not yet re eived the total subscription of the mperial bonds is already half the mount of the call Treasury certificates which were ffered to tho amount of one billion narks have been over subscribed by marks fenyonIJurtoii Attack on River and Harbor BillContinues After Week End Ilecess Emergency Hill Special to The Washington tion Emergency bill to raise by taxing beer wines asoline bankers brokers amuse ment proprietors and commercial in struments featured the program for odays house session Democrats pi the ways and means committee held a final meeting as to the phraseolo y of the bill which was presentee as sooa as the house met Burton Prepared Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Sept 21 When Senator Burton learned of the plan or a continuous session he an nounced he was prepared and had brought a suitcase and lounging robe Itlookslile a finish fight he said Several democrats declared they did not agree to another all nigijJ session One defied the senate n make him appear Robbers Shoot Cashier Special to The GlobeGazette Sept rob bersentered the Franklin Park Sav ings bank in the suburb at noon to day and shot Assistant Cashier Wai ter Joss and escaped in an automo bile with an unknown amount o money Joss nvay die BODY DISCOVERED BY WIFE IN WOODSHED She Looked For Him When He Did Not Return at Usual Time From Morning In quest Was Held j BAYONET CHARGES END MM RECENT FRENCH ATTACKS PARIS OFFIOIATj STATEMENT AS SEUTK1 GAINSBY ARMS OP ALLIES OVER SUNDAY HEIGHTS OP LASSIGNY MARK GAIN IN REGION OP NOYON Admit Germans Still Hold n Portion of tue Woevre Right Wing Status Unchanged Despondency over ill health that has troubled him since the first of the year was probably the direct cause of the suicide of Thomas G Thompson aa old resident of the city who lived at 410 West Huiitley street where he was found suspend ed by a rope in the coal shed about 7 oclock yesterday morning The discovery was made by Mrs Thomp son who thought that her husband had remained out on his morning walk longer than usual On stepping outside to find him she saw the coal shed door open This seemed unus ual and an investigation revealed the terrible truth The body was lowered by Nels Og ren a next door neighbor who was summoned by Mrs Thompson Mr Ogren summoned Coroner W E tong and the body was taken to the Randall morgue No inquest was hekl Mr Thompson has been a resident terday morning at about G oclock and from all indications seemed quite cheerful He was accustomed to walk about the block or in the near by neighborhood so his wife did not consider his tho house It was not viritil he had been gone over a half hour that she became worried and then did not surmise that her husband had any more than taken an extra long Walk when ahe stepped to the see if he was in sight When found he was suspended by an old rope and his body was direct ly over a pile of coal on which his knees rested There was no doubt about the case being suicide for it was easily possible for him to raise off his knees and thus relieve the pressure on his neck Mr Tompaon has been a resident of this city for over thirty years and has been in the employ of the Mil years He is well known among all the railroad men He has been in the car department most of the time He is survived in addition to his wife by three sons and adaughter Thompson while 111 has not seem ed despondent to any marked gree and the end came as a great shock to his family The day before Mr Thompson Avas out riding with Tohn Brotherson a resident In that section of the city and according to Mr Brotherson the decedent seem ed in very good spirits Funeral Tuesday The funeral will be held at the home at oclock Tuesday after noon Special to The GlobeGazette Paris Sept following of ficial announcement was given out here today First on our left wing on the right bank of the river Oise we have advanced as far as the meights of Lassigny west of Noyon To the East of the Oise and to the north of tho River Aisne the Germans have given evidence of recrudescence of activity In the region of Craonne there have been violent encounters which did not stop short of bayonet charges The enemy has been everywhere repulsed with consider able losses Second on the center in the cham pagne country on the western slopes of the Argonne river an exception being made of Sousin we have taken Mesnilles Hurlus and Massiges In tlve Woevre district the enemy sill holds the region Thiaucourt and has cannonaded HassonChatol On our right wing there is nothing Russian Statement Special to The GlobeGazette Now York Sept 21 Colone Golejewsk military attache to the Russian embassy issued today at tho Russian consulate here the follow ing official statement which he sait was received from Petrograd The Austrian rear guard whicl attempted to delay our advance near Baranoiv and Rzeszow was driven back with heavy losses Our artil leny is bombarding Jaroslau Fight ing with the garrison of Przomys has begun and the artillery of th fortress has opened fire tn pass ing through the woods our troops find batteries of guns abandoned by the Six Ijlners Due nt New York Carry Over Pive Thousand Jlostl American Refugees Special to Tho GlobeGazette New York Sept Trans Atlantic liners carrying 4273 passen gers arrived here today Three mor with aboard are due this after noon making the days total arrival actual and prospective 380 the ma jorlty of whom are Americans Ship docking this morning were tho Nieuv Amsterdam from Rotterdam Camar onia from Glasgow and St Paul from Liverpool MOUNT LASSEN KXlLODKS WITH THUNDER LIKE ROAR County Officer Comes to son City Looking for Party Stole Saturday N Nicholson at Austin made a trip to Mason City in search of man who stole them Saturday He did not know the name of the criminal but had a des iription of the man who was want ed He went from here to the Twin ities to make sure his man did not o north instead of south as was thought FIRST SERVICE OF SERIES TO LAST A MONTH HELD IN NEW TABERNACLE ON SUNDAY LARGE CONGREGATION GREETS THE LEADERS Immense Place o Worship on West Fillh SUect Houses a Good Sized Crowd at Meet imjs Yesterday Temporary Capital of Franco Benin More of n ReRal Tlian Republican Shelter Many Paris Sept the to which the French govern ment has been removed has the as pect of a royal seat of government rather than republican It resembles Versailles The desire to build a grandoise city is everywhere in evi dence squares spacious and the buildings of large proportion yet the inhabitants of the city are unsuffi cient to give it the appearance of a populous center Bordeaux could easily shelter a population three times as large Bordeaux is situated on the left bank of the Garonne which forms a magnificent harbor some GO miles to the southeast of the mouth of the river It is 389 miles from Paris Not only Is It easy to access but it is formerly placed for communi cation with other parts of Franco and with Spain For the second time in its history it now becomes the provisional capital of France During the FrancoGerman war of 18701871 the Government was transferred Uilthar from Paris and remained there until the conclusion of peace Special to The GlobeGazette Redding Sept a night of smothered mutterlngs Las sen Peak exploded today in a sharp thunderclap which rocked houses at Macomber flat distant nine miles from the mountain HOW BELGIAN SHARPSHOOTERS PICK OFF GERMANS ON RETREAT Tho Belgian army was rapidly re organized after the Germans who tore It to pieces began tho retreat tluough tfrajice end there were jjiui bftttjej the kaisers forces remaining to hold them In clieok This photograph allows Belgian picking trench dug for the first fighting These soldiers have cut holes through it so peed not stow A American Steiim Laundry Company Articles Aro Filed in Office of the Comity Recorder Articles of Incorporation for a new American Steam Laundry Co have been filed in the county fice A capital stock of is provided for though only win be issued at the present time This stock is divided into shares of each Officers incorporators and di rectors of the company are William oppocK of Council Bluffs president W L Douglas of Council Bluffs vice president and general manager A Rule secretary and treasurer J A Blythe and J A Senneff W Douglas is a brother in law of Mr Coppock With almost 21000 persons singing Come Thou Almighty King tha union evangelistic services conduct ed by Messrs Brown and Curry opened at tho tabernacle on Fifth street yesterday morning at The music malting up the initial part of the program wug furnished by a choir of about 200 voices led by Mr Curry Two pianos and a small archestra furnish instrumental music or tho services Tho acustic properties of the tab ernucle were found to be good and the persons on the rear seats had no trouble in hearing either the music or tho speaker The second song announced by Leader Curry was The Way of the Cross Leads Homo which he stated would he the thome of the meetings to be held in the future Rev Dr J E Wag ner offered the opening prayer of the meetings It was announced before Evan gelist Brown began his address that he hiid encountered a train wreck in Missouri while on hia way here but aside from suffering from losa of sleep was feeling no ill effects as re sult of his adventure Greeted the Children The speaker when he mado his appearance on the platform showed his audience from the first he was no blood and thundered ora tor Ho gave the appearance of al most baahfulneas at first but as ha continued to speak delivered his sermon with a feeling which com manded attention He has a pleasing voice but one which is distinct and can be heard throughout tho entire building The tabernacle la cool and well lighted and ventilated which added to the comfort of tho assemblage Both tho speaker and the singer stated to several persons in charge of the revival services that the provisions hero wore among the best they had encountered In his opening remarks the evan gelist commented on tho children who filled the front seats at the ser vice Before ho had talked five minutes lie also played for the at tention of the women by expressing ilmself in favor of woman suffrage He did this while taking a vote which resulted in setting tho hour of the daytime services during the campaign at 10 oclock in the morning Gient Revival ROHIJKRS CAUGHT Special to The GlobeGazette Chicago Sept men be lieved to be the remainder of tho Itiintet wbich robbed Mrs Nellie Clark of Jewel ry valued at at Kanknkoe last week were arrested today after a lively battle with the police A largo amount in diamonds and currency was found on the men Hampton Sept 21 Mrs Sarah widow of the lateCapt J W Luke rliad at the home of her daughter Mrs P R Wobb in this city Saturday after noon of paralysis Sho was about 71 years old and had been in poor health for somo time She suffered jwrolytle stroke u yenr or two a recurrenceof tho trouble brought her long and eventful life to an end She was the mother of six sons and two daughters The sons aro John Ames Prank H of Dos Moines Walter B of Hampton and Fred of Tho daugh are Mrp p B MjCS The opening address was rather preliminary to the real work of tho evival The renwvrks made were founded on tho 1st Kings 18th chapter beginning at the 12nd verso Tho speaker compared the actual ilroulli of Israel there described to lie spiritual drouth said to exist in he United States today However 0 claimed both this country ind tho entire world were on tho eve of a great spiritual revival and that be believed tho United States was duo to begin and carry on tills spiritual awakening Ho took somo ime in bringing out his reasons for ids bellof Ho said ho objected to tho grave yard typo of religion and spoke on thoessential features to opening a movement of tills kind in Ibis city Ho dwelt on prayer as the essential feature of tho beginning of such a series of meetings and closed his sermon of tho morning with an ox liortalion for praying workers dur ing tho present campaign To 1rny Kiich Xoon According to tho evangelist it is not preaching singing or personal effort but prayer that is to bring a successful culmination to tlio pres ent series of meetings In that re gard a new Innovation lor this city will bo Inaugurated Borrowing tho custom of tho Mohammedan who onco a day turns his head toward Mecca and prays the Christian people of Mason City will lo nuked to do likewise each day during tbo meetings There le no compulsion about which way tho praying person shall faco or even that ho kneol but each day it 13 oclock the pooplo ot tuo city wil to ;