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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 12, 1928, Mason City, Iowa i IOWA WEATHER Probably fair tonight and Friday considerable cloudiness moderate temperature AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for ijie VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED FKESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CIAY IOWA THURSDAY JAN 12 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 82 J l Bancroft Houston Texas Selected Starts Contracting for Acres of Land BELMOND Jan group et Denver capitalists has purchased the former Iowa Valley Sugar company plant here and has started prepara tions to contract tor about acres sugar beetsfor a campaign next fall The purchase was made from the Dyer company of Ohio which bad tbe mortgage on the factory and gained possession by foreclosure The new company will be called the MidWest ern Sugar company and Mr Christian sen formerly with the Amalgamated Sugar company of Colorado will be the agricultural manager it slat ed by persons closely connected with the factory Mr Christiansen has ar rived and is starting to put the fac tory In shape for the coming season as well as malting contracts for the necessary beet crop The sugar factory here which was started in 1920 and has operated every year with exception 1921 and 1027 employs from 250 to 300 men when running full capacity Residents of Belmond consequently are rejoicing over the prospect of resumed opera tion of the sugar plant In resuming operations tho beet ugar pianfi is also expected to take over tho 22 dumps in this vicinity that were leased to the American Sugar corporation of Mason City Just what adjustment will take place between these two plants has not been decided Sentiment for Al Smith Grows Among Jackson Day Diners BULLETIN WASHINGTON Jan was selected as tho site for the democratic national convention here this afternoon The choice was made by the democratic national com mittee on the fifth ballot with San Francisco runner up The victor was a last minute entry in a list of a half dozen cities but it led from the first ballot BULLETIN WASHINGTON Jan Alfred E Smith ofNew York lias sent to Clminmin Shaver of the democratic national com mittee a brief letter to bo reail to night at the parlys Jncltson day dinner Governor Smith declined an in vitation o attend Hie dinner on the ground of pressure of public busl ness in his own slate William G McAiloo who en with Sniilh in he most memorable deadlock in lie na tions political history at Madison Square Garden in 1924 will Bpcali at the dinner WASHINGTON jan narrowed field ot contenders for the 102S democratic convention waspre serited to the partys national commit tee today ns it sought over the irencH Aggressive War Clause Gets Refusal From U S atest Writer of Period uccumbs in English Home at Age of 87 if DORCHESTER England Jan Thomas Hardy regarded T 12 by many the greatest English writer of rhis period and one ot the great Vic Li torians Is dead at the age ot 87 jl The journalist died last night In the countryside where he had lived for most of his life among characters and scenes depicted in his books He had a chill Dec 12 and age Imposed heavy odds against his recovery Whether his recent poetry will ever be printed was doubtful today He wrote it mostly for himself and his ds feeling that lie had completed life work His second wife the former Miss Florence Erriily Dugdale a writer of childrens stories abandoned most of her own work to aid him in hispoetic work i woe b friend I if his li Farm Sale Nets WESLEY Tan broth ers two young farm boys of this com f munlty who have been farming only i t two years today held a surplus stock salo which netted them gross receipts i of The property sold consisted i of 20 head of Shorthorn cattle 11 head of good horses and some good pure bred Spotted Poland China hogs by virtue of Its failure to raise anin vitation fund Detroit and San Fran cisco stood at the head of the field vith the former believed to have an idvantage among commltteemen Supporters of Miami Houston and Chicago however contended that heir cities could not be counted out in idvance Trouble Looms Over Sliaver As talk of candidates developed a vide stream of sentiment for Gover nor Smith of New York there were In licationa that the keynote ot harmony loes not echo in full tone from all iranches ot the partys leadership They came in tho reports ot inten tions of somo commltteemen to move up for a change in the system by which the committee chairman is se lected once in four years The reports followed others that the chairman Clem L Shaver ot West Virginia would resign Shavers de nial went the rounds with gossip that some delegates had considered a cam paign to remove him from office but had dropped it in the interest of har mony The reorganization discussion grew out of tho contention that the present committee has been only nom inally activo The proposed new plan would have tho committee elect Its chairman hif term expiringJan 1 of tho national election year Instead of having him designated by the party nominee for president The GlobeGazette Offers a Fact Booklet About Mexico J3Id you read all about Lind berghs visit to Mexico Can you name the states of Mexico Do you even know how many there are Who was Hidalgo Iturbide Juarez Maximilian Santa Ana Diaz Madero Carranza How large is Mexico and what Is Its population With what na tions does it trade The basic facts about Mexico have been assembled In a hand some 32page booklet by our Wash ington information bureau for the guidance of our readers in under standing Mexico and what BOC3 on there Use tho coupon below he Frederic J Hnsllin Director The Mason City GIobeGazcdo Information Bureau Washington n C I inclose herewith SIX CENTS in stamps or coin for n copy the booklet MEXICO Name Slreet Stnto Final Scene in SnyderGray Tragedy WASHINGTON Jan Trances counter suggestion in the discussion oC a proposed treaty for lerpetual peace that the pact condemn only aggressive war does not have he approval of this government and the state department has so replied to Paris The American governments view point is set forth in a second note trom Secretary Kellogg as clinging tc its orginal stand that tho treatys dec laration be against war without any qualifying or modifying definition at tached and also that other world powers be asked to unite in signing it Expected Negafivo Keply The reply mado ready for trans mission yesterday at the state depart ment was forecast as negative when tho French government responded tc the first Kellogg note advocating multilateral antiwar agreement along with renewal of the arbitration treatiei which expire this year When the document was ready ti send to Paris Secretary Kellogg dis Borah Id Idaho chairman of the for eign relations committee Nellhe would discuss it altho the senator de scribed it as Senator Borahs view of it was con sidered added Indication that th French proposal would be rejected He lias frequently opposed any attempt to confine agreements to outlaw wars restricting language of aggressive his contention being that means exists determining the May Agree Yet The new turn hi tho discussions not considered by the state depart ment to bar to ultimate negotiation a treaty between France and America and ultimately with all powera de daring as a weapon In International relations There have been indications tha virtually all other phases of the pro posed pact are acceptable to botr sides and there Is confidence here tha the differences will be worked out Church Group Entcrlaiiied NORA SPRINGS Jan Calendar circle was entertained Wed nesday afternoon in the parlors of tne M church by Mrs C E Carman Mrs I C Bronson Mrs A J Jones Mrs NIel Dobson and Mrs Alvina Koblstead F Will Rogers W A S N G T O N Jan know you ore anxious to know who is to bo nominated on both tickets Well hero is who was nominated In the lobby of the May flower hotel in less than an hours listening Hoover Is tho fellow they will put Dawes is the man tho banks will take Watch tho farmers are naming the man tills They will tic up for n week somebody will men tion Coolidge and that will bo the pay Well they better name Smith thats our only Smith cant win the countrys Jim Reed hes the best Look out for Heflln 1C they dont nom inate n Georgeof Georgia la the Done hy can carry Ohio even if he aint Now dont tell mo I dldnc tell you the news Tours WILL ROGERS Copyrrpiit 1928 Nebraska Cornhusker Hope to Get Under Threat of Death BAKOTA CITY Jan charges were pocted to be filed here today agains Harry Stoffles Itinerant laborer an cornhusker who was arrested lat yesterday at a mailbox in front of th Henry Johnson farm southeast here where he appeared to eollec which had been demanded un der threat of death from tho farme Stoffles confessed writing and sent Ing a threatening note demanding U money signing himself the Da kota county authorities snid They did not make public details the confession When met by deputies who wer waiting near the mail box Sloffle wag carrying a shotgun but he o fered no resistance to arrest II mother who walked down tbe roa toward the Johnson fum with hln continued after Stoffles turned in Marine Corps Aviator Will Make but One Stop on Way to Managua WASHINGTON Jan Maj Louis MBourne marine corps aviator took off from Anacostla naval Scene of the tinnl tragedy In tho lives of Mrs Ruth Snyder niul her tormer panuhour Henry Gray paying the supremo penalty for the murder of Mrs Snyders husband Albert Above exterior view of the death houso nt Sing Sing prison Ossining N Y Right the fatal electric switch which the executioner pulls Auto Crashes nto Rail on KossuthHill Arthur Mulligan Dies After Guardrail Passes Thru His Body ALGONA Jan Mulli an 19 years old Bancroft was In tuntly killed north ot hero on the Burt road last night when the car in vhlch he and three other boys were Idlng crashed into a guardrail on a teep hill Gregory Deiterlng Hemsen driver ot the car wag seriously hurt and it n the here His chances for recovery are good physicians state The other occupants Emory Belter ng Bancroft and Arnold Deltering Romsen were only slightly hurt The three Deitering boys are cousins and the four were on their way from Ban croft to spend the evening in Algona Unfamiliar With Highway Gregory Deitering the driver stated today that he was unfamiliar with the highway and his car was traveling between 30 and 35 miles an hour whe it camp to the top oE a steep hill He attempted to slow tho cars progress ho related at the here by ap plying tho brakes easily About halt way down the Tvlll there is an abrupt bencl in the road and when the driver saw this he applied Death Moment Had Been Postponed on Plea of Attorneys Mrs Coolidge Visits Her Mother in Hospital air station at oclock this morn ing on a flight to In ro He NORTHAMPTON Jan Mrs Calvin Coolidge arrived in Northampton from Washington at to visit her 7S been ill f Am Tiifluenza stop at Irfiaml he between 4jind 6 Tho plane which will be used by the arines campaigning against the bandit leader Augustino Sandino in Nicaragua took off easily with Its heavy load and after one circle of the field headed south Only an overnight stop will be made it Miami unless weather conditions sievent resumption of tho flight tomorrow for Managua to the box and officials expressed the opinion she had no knowledge of the plot Mussolini Makes Good His Promise to Rid Nation of Brigands ROME Tan officials were confident here that the notorious mafia had been given a death blow After a triallastlng three months 147 members of theorganiza tion Have been convicted of various crimes ranging from larceny to mur der Seven were acquitted Tho trial was the outcome of n promise made by Premier Mussolini tc free the country from the shadow of tho mafia Under the premiers or ders Prefect Mori roundefl up the brigands They were lodged in the gloomy jaii at Termini Imerese guarded by a sriuad of soldiers without carhln lerl within Soon the number of pris oners became so great that there waf considerable doubliling up so that the small jail would hold them all The bandits were permitted no love notes no anonymous gifts no ardent requests for interviews or photo PTraphR They had met the crowning blow of their adventurous rest Sixty lawyers defended them In vain When the verdict was rend the pub lic prosecutor asked the court to im pose these penalties hard labor for life for seven 30 years imprisonment for eight and Imprisonment ot from five to 25 years others con victcd Henderson Victim of Ruse of Joice Merchant Now in Northwood Jail JOICE Jan gallons of alcohol and 49 bottles of liquor labeled Scotch Bourbon were seized Wednesday here and the owner giv ing his name as J B Henderson of LaCrossc was arrested by Con stable Georgo Rowe Henderson who was traveling Ip a big Cadillac car went to tho Arneson store and asked for a certain employe Mr Arneson suspecting something wrong said he was man wanted and Henderson confided in him tliat lie had a big load with him Arneson ac companied tho owner to the car and signalled Constable Rowe who went with them seized tbe goods and ar rested Henderson Henderson was taken to tho North vood waiving preliminary hcar ng County Attorney Paul G Thonn liled a county attorneys information against him Hearing will be held be fore a district judge ns soon as one could be brot to Northwood Wesley Business Men to Playin Benefit Show WESLT3Y Jnn business men of Wesley are taking part in Tho Womanless ocnl homo talent show which wil be staged here tonight and Friday Proceeds of show to be for the benefit of tho Methodist church Miss Opal Gage directing tho work Kiester Couple Has Son KIBSTER Jnn son was born to Mr and Mrs Ernest Wolf farmers living cast of town This makes tho fourth child in the family Automobile Thief Gets 10 Years at Fort Dodge FORT DODGE Jan Francis L Scheurich 23 years old charged with the theft of an autqmo bile from a farm near Pioneer Jan and tho forgery of six checks while malting his getaway with the automo bile pleaded guilty today and was sentenced to a 10 jear term In the state reformatory at Anamosa Scheurich was arrested at Urbnna and after being handcuffed to the steering wheel of the stolen automo bile was forced to drive it back to Iort Dodge Sheriff Myron Ttillcr Webster counly followed him in his own car hamberlin Makes New Attempt to Set Record Bobbin and Cityao byPresir dent Coolidge Coolidge today re ceived at the white It Hobbhis newly appointed as sistant secretary of war who ivna iiccnnimuiied by Ilanfurd Mnc Nider he retiring assistant secre tary WASHINGTON Jan llanford MacNidcr turned over today bis desk in the assistant secretary of wars office to another lowan Charles B Hobbins whose nomination to the post wris confirmed by the senate yes terday Secretary Davis sent MacNider a letter praising him as an ideal man for tho post he relinquished For over two jcars your services havo been of inestimable benefit to the Davla said Your forceful exposition of the problem oC national defense hns awak ened our people to the fallacy of elev enth hour tbe brakes more solidly with the re sult that the car skidded Into the guard rail Ten posts of the fence were broken and tho top guardrail passed thru the radiator the cowl of the car and tho stomach ot Mulligan who was sitting with Gregory in the front seat and thru tho back of the car L The The car did not go bankment but turned over on its side with its radiator still clinging to the guardrail Moforists Find Victims The three other boys were too dazed to do anything for a few minutes and Gregory was unconscious for several hours even after being taken to the hospital Passing motorists took the boys tb Burt and Gregory was later removed to the Algona hospital He is resting comfortably thismorning his physi cian announced No arrangement for tho funeral of Mulligan has been completed ROOSEVELT FIELD N Jan D Chamberhn transAtlantic flyer accompanied by Roger Q Williams took off In a Bel lanca plane at a today iu an attempt to break tho worlds endur ance flight record An attempt wVis thwarted yesterday after four hours by the failure of a fuel pump LOCAL NEW YORK Jan 12 AP Justicer Levy ordered this afternoon that the stay of execution granted to Mrs Ruth Snyder whose execui tion is set for 11 oclock tonight be vacated NEW YORK Jan court fight fofl the life of Mrs Rutfl Snyder continued to wagej today as the time steadily nearer for her exe cution scheduled for oclock tonight Efforts were also made for Judd Gray sentenced Mrs Snyder for the of her husband case was uirown Into jolth J GlobeGazette weather figures for it hour period ending at a m Thursday Maximum 41 Minimum SI At 7 n Another warm day But not IL warm of course as the previous day by somo 7 degrees For a time Wed nesday the wind was out ot the north west some time before morning It bad shifted back into southwest Wednesday tho nights minimum was the same as that of previous night Consul Seeks to Prevent Marriage to Former Maharajah LONDON Jan Bombay dispatch to the Daily Express today said that the American consul there had given up all hope of ineventing the marriage of Miss Nancy Ann Miller Seattle to tho former Maharajah of Indore Miss Miller arrived In Bombay on an Italian boat The only white per son she seems to have met la the American consul who heard of her ar rival and arranged nn interview with her The consul tried to persuade her to reconsider her decision to marry an Indian pointing out possible corse quojiccs of such an union Miss Millci was unmoved by his pleas She went to Madras where it is presumed sho intends to join her future husband Strong opposition to the marriage lias been expressed by the court min Istcrs and a largo part of the popula tion of Indore The former mnharajah already bar two wives The junior maharaneo accompanied him to Europe after he abdicated following an attack on Mum ta7 Besum his former dancing girl The maharaneo returned to India while her huband continued his trav els She went to Colombo Ceylon when she learned ot tho former mn hnrajahs arrival in India Then she learned for the first time ot his inten tlon to remarry Sho was told tha her presence wrts undesirable and re turned at once to Indore Flyer Definitely Decides to Extend His Good Will Tour FRANCE FIELD Colon Jan 12 AP Cohmcl LindbcrRh landed safely today on his flight from Panama Cify BALBOA Canal Zone Jan trail ot tbe Lono Eagle will extend to South America before be re turns to hfs homo port of St Louis Col Charles A Lindbergh decided definitely tocontinue his good will tour and the Spirit oC St Louis will be thoroly checked before it carries him on a now venture Wishing to be certain of all details such as facilities for landing the flyer said thnt he could not yet set dates for his future flights nor give their sequence Lindbergh will fly from Colon to Venzuela landing as near as possible to Caracas Caracas Is some flOO mi from Colon by airline and the Highl will be over mountainous and danger ous country By ordinary means ol travel It takes six days to make the journey from Panama to Caracas From Caracas he will follow the An titles making stops at Thomas one of the Virgin Tsands Porto Rico lalti and Santo Dominpo en route lo Havana A flight of r75 miles over water from Caracas to St Thomas vould bring him to the nearest point of his projected Island intinerary to Minneapolis NORA SPIUNGS Ian Larson hns returned to MlnneaiDlir whero he will resume his work 1 fnvestigation of S4 Wreck Given Approva WASHINGTON Jan The senate naval committee today ap proved the joint resolution calling fo an Investigation by a special conimis Into S4 the sinking of tbe subm UHtieo Levy last night is to the necessity for Mrs Snyder9 ippearnnco in a civil suit Time for he hearing was set for tomorrow 11 hours after she was cheduieil to die and the judge stated liat his order was ineffect a stay of xecution To Plead Case NEW TOnK Jan leputy Attorney General Robert P eyer announced that ho would ap ear beforesupremo court justice ievy today and ask him to vacate tho tay of execution he granted Mra tuth Snyder Mr Beyer said he was acting under istructions from Attorney General tttnger in Albany Mr Beyer said lie would IKISO his lotion on the ground that the stay unwarranted and in direct vlola tho criminal code and that no ne but the governor had authority to tay the execution of the death sen ence Would Go Before Dowllng Mr Beyer said that if ho failed in is mission beforo Justice Levy he ould immediately appear before residing Justice Victor J Dowllng In bo appellate division and make tha amo motion for a vacation of tha lay The opinion to be given by Attorney Jcncral Ottlngor willbe for tbe nco of Warden ot Sing Sing irison and will ndvlse him whether to iroceed with the execution of Mrs nyder nnrt Henry Judd Gray tonight whether to obey the atay granted y Justice Levy Warden to Albany Both Warden and Governor iinith wore in telephone ion with Mr Ottinger this forenoon mil It was expected that tho wardefl vould arrive hero by early afternoon It wns understood that the attorney general would awn It tho arrival in Mbany of Warden Lawes and of State Solicitor General Dawea who TURN TO PAGE 15 t Will Visit in Kansas GARNER Jan D Lewis wife of the pastor of the local United Presbyterian church and baby Esther Grace left for a twr weeks visit In the homo of her par ents Dr and Mrs Htuchmnn Pitts burs Kas AUNT HET By Robert Quillcn Im goin to have our phone took off the paity line Ive let three cakes burn nn aint ever yet heard finy gossip I didnt already
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