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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 24, 1916, Mason City, Iowa VOL XXIII MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 24 1916 NO 13 GERMANS WHILE NOT OPTI MISTIC VIEWING SITU ATION CALMLY BULGARS CLAIM SHARP DEFEAT GIVEN ALLIES Strong Attack Launched by Teutons on Somme Front Near Guillemont Last Night Special to The GlobeGazette Berlin via Wireless to Say Aug defeat of the entente forces along the Btruma river on the Macedonian front in northeastern Greece is announced by the war office The statement declares that the entente forces took flight leaving the ground covered with dead und that up to the time Uio statement issued tlie bodies of over 4OO dead were counted Large quantities of ammunition mid supplies including machine guns wore captured by the Bul garians Mason City Officer Together With Civpt Pike of Sioux City Detailed to Recruiting Service The allied offensive in the Balkans la developing added Impetus todays advlcea indicate Paris reports the Serbians on the aggressive on the mountain ridge along the western end of the front where they storm s ed and captured a hill three miles northwest of Ostrovo lake The Bul garians took this position In their ln nial drive on the allies left flank weref easily repul Special to The GlobeGazette Berlin via London Aug Government circles here although none to optimistic view the Ruman ian situation calmly taking the atti tude that it is Rumanias next move The feellijg s the Central powers have done everything possible to meet Rumanias views and Rumania In persisting in the course desired by the Biitenle and her own expan sionist party will find the Central powers ready in which event it is expected every efCort will be made to insure that the new war theatre Is on Rumanian soil Tjounrh New LondonAug the Spmtne front In the neighborhood ofVGuUle mont the Germans launched a strong attack last night in an ef fort to re gain lost ground The official state ment says the attack was repulsed after a severe struggle the German suffering heavy losses ATTACK PROCCREDS Berlin Atug London The Bulgarian attack is proceeding against the Serbian positions near Lake Ostrovo on the Macedonian front The war office announces Bulgarians defeated Serbian counter attacks CREMATIONS Special to The GlobeGazetter Cincinnati Aug cremations in America are now in ex cess of a year with a grand total of since the first crematory was established In this country in 1876 With a better understanding of the subject on the part of the public the yearly aver age would be materially increased in the opinion of the members of the Cremation Soclty of America wliloh bsgan its annual convention in this city today n attendance on the coriverifioTi are representatives of more fnan forty cremation establish ments scattered over twenty states together in Canada In Panama and Honolulu NATURALISTS TO MEET Charles City Aug Naturalist Club of this city and the Naturalist Club of Osage will hold a joint meeting and picnic at Wild wood Park Friday The speakers for the afternoon are Mrs H E Tuttle of Osage C L Webster and Mrs M A Dutton and a quartet will sing Cliippewa and Omaha In dian songs Tho meeting to liio public DEUTSCHLMD MOW SAFE HAS INVADING FLEET GAIN ED KNOWLEDGE OF DE FENDERS DOINGS POSITION OF DEFENDERS MAY HAVE REACHED THEM Could Re Sent Out by Wireless From Outgoing Steamships After Passing Three Mile Limit Brownsville Aug Robert B Pike of company H of Sioux City and Capl J McKee Heff ner of Company D Mason City have been ordered to report at Des Moines to the senior musteilng offiaer for recruiting detail The officers will probably leave Monday night Both are from the Second Iowa infantry Captains Pike and Heffner will un doubtedly be given certain territory in the northwestern part of Iowa and will without doubt establish re cruiting offices in all of the cities that have companies in the Second Iowa infantry In addition to the detailing of the Second regiment captains for re cruiting work one first lieutenant four second lieutenants seven ser geants seven corporals and seven pri vates have been ordered home to take up such work The corporal from the Second infantry is John J Burns of Company P Fort Dodge Sergeant Raymond Compan E Sheldon has also been ordered iome on the detail It IB the supposition that the men on this detail will report to Colonel Morgan at Fort Dos Molnes thai they will endeavor to recruit the viafd companies on the border up to a strength of 141 and then they e ordered to report to their regimen and companies This leads to the belief that the owa guard will be stationed on tX border tor some time as officers can not conceive why a recruiting detail In the war game when the fleet Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Aug navy department had a spy scare today It was entirely theoretical however and based on fear of information con cerning the location of Rear Admir al Helms blue fleet defending the Atlantic coast against a tactical as sault by Admiral Mayos red fleet which might reach the invaders by wireless from foreign merchant ships clearing American ports This information it Is pointed out might be gathered by foreign agents from incoming ships which had sighted tho blue fleet and giv en the outgoing vessels for transmis sion after the three mile neutrality limit was passed The defending fleet won the first would be sent back to Iowa unless it is the intention of the war depart ment to keep the troops here for sev eral months It has been known for some time that Capt Hetfner had been recom mended as section but according to the last word from him he had heard nothing further from his superiors regarding the matter At noon today Mrs Heff ner had heard nothing from him as to the appointment or nothing concerning the time when he can be expected to get home Capt Hefrner has in the past had good success as a recruit getter and t is be will bet a goodly number of men out of the Second In fantry territory f enemy transports was found The wireless at Arlington picked up or ders from Rear Admiral Holms dis losing his line to meet the word came of the whereabouts ol he hostile hattle fleet commander y Admiral Mayo but suposed to be PRAISE EOK IOWA TROOPS Brownsville Aug eral Parker has taken occasion to compliment the Iowa guard along with other guards stationed in this district and under his command by issuing a general order and ordering that it be read at retreat to each or ganization Last night the order waa read to every company in the Second Iowa infantry as well as to other companies from Iowa The order is General Order No The dis trict commander desires to congrat ulate the command on the fine spirit shown by the officers and men dur ing the hurricane which ragedon Aug 18 2 In this hurricane during which the wind attained In some a velocity of seovnlyfive miles an hour the commands were preserved intact there being no straggling or disorder the troops re maining strictly urfder the control of their superior officers and preserving the integrity of their regiments and brigades 3 The hardships incurred during the day and during tlio night wore borne with utmost cheerfulness with no complaining thus demonstrating a soldierly and martial spirit 4 This order will he rend at i treat to each organization By com Brigadier General Parker SLIM PINOERKD MEN ARE MORE APT TO DESERT Washington Aug with tape fingers are apt to desert after short service while those having stubby digits denoting stability of character and utter lack of the artistic tempera ment usually staud by their oaths and make the best marines accord ing to finger print experts at bend quarters of the United States Ma rine Corns Although desertions from the corps are light at all times it has been found that actors sign writers and strange to say waiters furnish the largest number of deserters Records including finger prinis of all men enlisted In the marine corps are kept at headquarters for purposes of identification and there aro cases on record where bodies with finger tips intact have been positively Identified through the finger print medium rnand of GUARDS TO GET BACK PAY is open GttEEK IS HELD A Grcekod nnnied Andrew Appolis has been hold by the police since yes ferriny afternoon without any specific hoing placed against him by tho polico It wan given out that the police and TCmlly Kappes tho welfare worker aro investigat ing hla relations with a girl of be tween lf and 1 Fund of Made Available for Border Troops San Antonio Aug fund of has been made available by the war department for the payment of state troops along the border General Funston said today the amount would be sufficient to pay guardsmen for their services up to and Including the month of July Some of the state troops have con siderable back pay due General Funston explained the delay was caused by the failure of the army ap propriation bill to pass vv SUBMERSIBLE CERTAINLY KNOWN TO BE AT HOME VOYAGE HOME PROVED ON UNEVENTFUL ONE SkippeiSays United States Acted in Every Way Correct ly Protecting Rights as Neutral Special to The GlobeGazette London Aug telegram re ceived at Amsterdam from Bremen and forwarded heer by Routers to day confirms the reports of the re turn of the Gorman submarine Deutschland from the United States Concerning the arrival of the Deutschland it is reported the ves sel traveled miles on its home ward voyage At the beginning the sea was tempestuous but later be came calm The Deutschland proved able to navigate the stormy seas ex cellently Her engines worked fault lessly No icebergs were passed on the journey The ditpatcii confirming the arriv al says the American government act ed in a correct manner as a neutral rigorously enforcing respect for its ft ontler fro mlhe British anf pY warships by employment of its own men of war After the British cruiser entered Chesapeake bay at night even more effective measures were taken to enforce neutniyty No less than eight British warships It is said were on the alert surrounded by numerous small American vessels which were chartered for the purpose of placing IL ill REPLY TO WILSON 4 HAVE BEEN FULLY ADVISED CONCERNING POSSIBLE LEGISLATION WHITE HOUSE PROBABLY HAS TOLD THEM WHAT NEW LAWS CAN BE MADE Several Courses Open to Con gress lo Help Straighten Out the Mutter If it Proves Nec essary Porte Claims That Slav At tacks in Armenian Coast Re gion Have Reen Checked by Moslems Special to The GlobeGazette London 2 dispaihes says a repulse of a Rus sian uuack on Turkish positions along the Caucasus front with a loss of Russian troops officially re ported FOUR ARK KILLED Special to The GlobeGazette Erie Aug under the wreckage a falling crane at the plant of the National Foundry company today four workmen wero killed Seven others wore so ser iously injured the physicians said they could not recover Special to The Seeks New Port Boston Aug North Ger man Lloyd liner Willhad a refugee here since the outbreak of the war jsllped out of the harbor early today optimism on the prospects of avert ing the threatened railroad strike prevailed today among the represen tatives of the employes and at the White House Commissioner Cham bers of the federal mediation board after conferring with President Wil son earned a message to tho brother hood leaders tl was supposed be faouio form of proposal made to President Wilson by the subcommit tee of railroad executives It was kept secret but A B Gur retson spokesman for the employes voiced the opinion of all when lie said It certainly was no Other lenders indicated it was very satisfactory After a conference with represen tatives of the employes and employ is Mr Chambers conferred with President Wilson immediately There were reports u settlement of the con troversy was in sight tu I lit IU I T Washington Aug Presumably for New London Conn for which port she obtained clearance papers last night The officials of the Inn asserted the change was made to docking charges denying re ports there was any connection he ween the Wilhads movement and lie expected arrival of the German nerchant submarine Bremen P FEEL E Chicago Aug T Hert manager of the Western Republican National Campaign Headquarters to day Issued a statement declaring the preliminary reports from vari ous sections of the middle and far west are most encouraging The chairman of the State Cen tral committees advise us in nor mally Republican states that the Republican majority this year for Hughes and Fairbanks will bo larg er than says the statement Throughout the west the Republi cans and Progressives aro working harmoniously he declared W C Cook Republican national commltteeman from South Dakota reported harmony among differ ent factions in South Dakota de claring Hush eg was certain to keep South Dakota in the Republican col garding the movements oj the Deutschland Nevertheless the submarine suc ceded In leaving undetecetd and a distance of one hundred miles was traversed under water without diffi culty London Aug Exchange telegraph dispatch from The Hague says a telegram from Bremen re ports that the Deutschlancl returned home slightly damaged Special to The GlobeGazette Cedar Rapids Iowa Damage caus ed by the firo which yesterday swept the yards of the Canfleld Lumber Company for nearly two blocks des troying a dozen box cars of grain and damaging half a dozen dwellings was toiiay estimated at to the lumber yard and to ad jacent buildings It is balieved boys playing in the vicinity started the 1IOMKCOM7XG Rudd Aug is enter taining a big crowd today the oc clsion being the annual barbecue and homecoming which or a num ber of years past has been this lo calitys big Instead of having vaudeville at tractions this year the committee in charge arranged for a concert by the Empyrean Quartet of Mason City assisted by Mrs Geoting CONFKRKXCE OK STUOEXTS BIG INHERITANCE TAX St Paul Aug of inheritance tax of on the estate of Frederick Weyerhaeus er the lumberman who died two years ago and of on the Special to The GlobeGazette And over Aug liber al representation of the Chi nese students who are attending American colleges and schools ap Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Aug rail way heads continuing today their ef forts to plan for avert ing a strike probably had for their guidance information on the admin istration attitude toward legislation or other governmental action look ing toward recompensing them toi the possible concession of an eight hour basis day The courses which might be taken by congress affecting directly the present situation it was pointed out by those to the situation today follow Direct the interstate com merce commlasion by tv resolution to investigate the entire subject of re lations between the railroads anri employess pass the pending in creasing the commission from seven to nine and anticipating additional duties enact a measure compelling arbitration of future disputes similai to that pending enact a rjveasure compelling arbitration of future dis putes similar to that pending estab lish an eight hour day principle by legislation or pass measures clearing the way for government ownership Signs of unrest among 1he men so apparent yesterday disappeared to day and there were renewed indi cations that the railroads would agree to some proposal to Include the 8hour day in a manner satisfactory to the employes committee and then bring about investigation of all col lateral Issues Hale Holden of the Burlington Daniel Wlllard of the Baltimore Ohio and R S Lovott of the Union Pacific the subcommittee dealing with President Wilson for the last two days arrived at the White House shortly before one oclock After conference it was said the out look was more hopeful if any KXHIIHTIOX Special to The GlobeGazette Toornto Aug tism is the keynote of the annual Ca liidlan National Exhibition which op ened in Toronto today for a three weeks engageennU Flags are to be secit everywhere Park In the center In of Exhibition the main building Is built up a uest of flags where he union jack is seen entwin ed with tho colors of the Allies In many places throughout the grounds the Stars and Stripes also are iu evi dence The Industrial display this year Is one of the seen here The management expects that the at tendance will be considerably in ex cess of the onemillion murk BLOW OVER 1IEA1 IS FATAL C J Anderson Iios nt Ronnpni Worn Injury RtrurJc by Tenant rhirini Quarrel Bonaparte Aug T TEUTON AIR CRAFT PAY SPEC ITS TO ENGLAND RUT DO NO DAMAGE WAR OFFICE SAYS THAT BOMBS FELL IN FIELDS Caim No One Was Killed in LnH est Attempt to Terrorize RCSM dents oi East Const Special to The GlobeGazette London August east coast of England WHS visited again last night by hostil airships Bomb wero dropped in the fields doing nq diuuuge it was officially announced The official Paris statement today says after an intense bombardment ol the Soye Court woods the Germans attacked with grenades the French positions sou 111 of the Soinmo night but without avail Positions between Floury anil Thiaucourt taken by the Frenih were shelled by the GernmtiH MAX IS GIVEN TICUM ft J Williams Muidomi One Tried to Kill Another Marshalllown Aug J Williams 28 yenrs old was sent enced to life imprisonment iu District court here today Cor the murder of Mrs Matilda C Steward the house keeper for Wendell P Foqte near Dillon on the night of July 20 In addition to the life term Judge Cummins imposed a sentence oC thirty years upon tho prisoner fop the attempted murder of Foote at tho same tluie Williams made a con fussiou of both PROPERTY OWNERS KILE SUIT AGAINST THE CITY A case was filed in the county clerks office today by George tiiy and Mary Nettloton C B Net lleton owners of property on North Federal avenue against the city ot Mixson City asking that a proper ad Anderson a Farmer whose homo tsjiustumnt be made on Hie special as near Mount Sterling died last night from the effects of a wound receiv ed in a rjuarrel with his tenant Charles Onssiday CasKiday hit An derson wilh a bed slat Monday morn Ing Anderson leaves a wife and two children and was about years of age EXHIBIT President Wilson sent for execu tives to acquaint them with the progress being made by him In deal ing with the problems suggested at the previous conference XB WORKERS WORRIED Des Moines Aug 28 Members of Mine Workers union throughout the Iowa District No 13 are speculating already on the election to be held during the early part of next year pearedMre today for the of when a successor will be chosen to twelfth annual conference The Dea Moines Aug Iowa Congress of Mothers In coop eration with the Iowa State Univer sity and tho Visiting Nurses Associa tion of Des Moines is conducting a conference and exhibit at the wom and childrens building at the state faJr here Morning hours at the ex hiibt are devoted to tallis and dem onstration on the care f babies by Miss Adah b Tershey of Des Moinca Latest applifiices for the cure of In fants will be demonstrated in connec tion with the lecture The afternoon talks will be given accompanied by a lantern slide illus trations on Infant dental prophylaxis and the care of children the period when they attend SCI1K91 SETTLE KTCWER TROUBLE Iowa CHy Oivnnci and Slalo Uiiiver s i t y G ct Ttuie ti er estate of his wife was made to the tno state today in Bettlement with the K tinue in session until Sept 2 Ainonx the scheduled speakers are Dr V K TOWA GUARD A SUICIDE stato today heirs The announcement was made by State Attorney Oeneal Smith IX IOWA notices to officers and members of candidate for reelection Tia unions are now making nom iinationsfor district offices The fac Brownsvllle Aug vate Henry C Wright of Centerville formation of rocks in Crawford coun Des Moines Aug F Kay state geologist today de that a recent study of the n member of Company D Third Iowa was found dnad in a clump of wil IOWB near the camp Wednesday aft ernoon An empty bottle that had contained carbolic aold lay beside him He had been missing from the camp since Monday No reason for his suicide is known ty convinced him more firmly than ever that elephants once existed In Iowa On a farm near Denison an elephants tooth was found in a bed of gravel It was nearly a foot square and in good condition An elephants rib also was found near the same place Washington Governor Samuel fv General Leonard Wood AXGLIXG TOURXAAFEXT Special to The GlobeGazette Ition supporting has lit will iilaco him in nomination for ro jelechon regardless of his Announced intention not to serve For the last two years two have been battling in this district for tho supremacy of which the presl idoncy was a symbol At first the IRodgors fncllnn was defeated and it Iowa City Aug com mittee of three appointed by the mayor Is to consider the question of the Madison street sewer in Iowa City use of which by tho university has discommoded property owners and Invited suit by them against thi city and is expected to find some solution of the question which will bo to the satisfaction of all in volved until 4ho state is roudy to buy tho property from which com plnint regarding conditions is com Roof from university build ins which is being carried off in a sanitary sower comrs down In such ritiantities at times that tlio Hewer hi not lavse enough to carry the water off its bnetrs up info the base ments of Madison Hlroot residents iossiiient for the construction of tho aloral sewor from the corner of Fed tiriU and State to the intersection ofi i Federal ami Ninth street North They i claim that the sewer was not installed properly and that the assessment Is not justifiable or reasonable and ask tluit the be made void or lowered to u reasonable NEW Aimrrmx A plat of the now F M Norrls addition of one hundred and eighteen iots was riled with tho county dork this morning This ad dition adjoins the first addition on the soulli and west i NOT OXE NEGATIVE VOTK CAST Kensetl Aug an elec tion hold here today on an ordau anco granting the Kensetl Light company a franchise to vise the streets and public grounds of tho town of Kensett for tho purpose of transmitting heat light and pow er seventyfour votes were cast and every one was in favor of the ordin ance The fact that not one dis senting vote was cast made tho election an unusual one 1 IOWAX GOES TO JAIAX LAV STOXE Ceremonies Planned for Portland Aug I was only until Inst convention Event to lo Held This Manson Aug ununual ex perionoo is to bn enjoyed bv Cnahler C 1C Dale of the CiUhuun County Etnte bank here who leave Manson Saturday for a Journey to attend a wedding In Tokio He will visit his sister In SenUta for a few days and will leave Van Couver Sept 7 for his far eastern destina tion His friend Dick Dunnoll who IB known to finite a number of Mam son people having conducted soine of them through Europe is on his way to Tokio where he will bo married to Miss Nujw one of lie nromlnent young ladles of that city The wedding party will start on their i return rrlp Oct 2 This will give i Halo iipvoral woos in that dr of Izaak Walton from numerous Unit his election wns I Charles Cily Anx cor statea are today contenting in the to local mniiihora of the t nerMone of thonow ptiHtoffice build nual northwestern nalt inO fly thiire Is KtrnnK support for Rod ing WiH be laid Tlnirsdoy cvnninr i of 170 jnilos after a iim 01 four ing tournament at Vilif pors for a position on the oxecuMoo The riornersfone wl flf lfi bonrs nnd forty 1 y ER SETS uo 21 M a IVrrv nml anlo racn driver broke all road records rr tlio rim between Prtrvy and Lake OUobojl a tew days Ho loft Perry nl 10 oVlnclc at nigh ft nrrlvInK at OkoboJI posturi ie a The tournament will crmtinup over tomorrow Six prixcs will bo awiml ed In each cvcfi including gold sil ver and bronze medals committee of the United Mlno Work ers provided the town members of the union consent to his retirement as president grand mast or of tho atonic lortpc with St Charlns No 141 Tho rfcrird was with i Pnck Twin ami was ton mlntiten F and A and vlaitlnf Masons I II jn his previous Unit having charge 01 the i month ago ;