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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 4, 1928, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL XXXV rnrx CENTS ram COFT FINAL EDITION ASSORTED PRESS LEASED worn HBPQM MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY DECEMBERT4T1928 PNITEP AKP INTERNATIONAI NBWS suWnsMENTAi COOLIDGE KELLOGG PACT AGAINST WAR IS INTRODUCED Senator McNary Offers New Farm Aid Bill to Upper House BULLETIN WASHINGTON Dec 4 Kellogganti war treaty was submitted to the senate for ratifica tion today by President Coolidge iXIfASHlNGTON Dec 4 relief legislation drafted on the Coolidge design and apparently with approval was started oni ta today in the senate with the ntroductlon of a surplus control ure by Senator McNary One of its i points was establishment ot nj iyarm board with a fund of LtOO to assist Proposed stabllizatiov in the orderly marketing crops thru the withholding of sut iluses from the market Senator McNary the ehalinian of senate agriculture committee and icoauthor of the twice vetoed McNary Haugen bill left out of the measure the controversial equalization fee pro vision which drew so much fire from the administration explained in a state King Georges Cbnditio CRUISERS recarious basiv provisions at farm relief that have won the support of farm leaders 1n general but also the recommendallor oC Secretary Jardine and other istration leaders together with the surplus control legislation promised n the republican Would Have 7 Members The farm board would be of the secretary of agriculture six inembcrs three republicans three democrats to bo appointed by the president with the advice and COT sent of the senate The board is empowered to organize advisory councils for any commodity selecting the seven members of Hit council from persons nominated by the cooperative marketing associa tions and producers bundling the com modity 7lt will bo the duty of council to ndvise with the board on crop situations and to advise prolus ers thru their organizations oT suit TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 5 ARCTIC WEATHER SPREADS EAST Lewiston Mont Reports Mercury Drop to 26 Below DENVER Dec 4 weather the first of the season which has gripped Montana with subzero temperatures spread east and aouth today bringing promise of sting Rogers NEW YORK Dec Congress opened toduy Its called the lame duck session A lame duck Is a politician who la still alive but the government paymaster h as notified him that he will be come totally dis abled on March Todays a e s slon was very congenial They met prayed and adjourned But wait until the Boulder dam bill comes up Then the city of Washingtorifwill get a shock to its national pridt j They will find that the power didnt just settle there on account ot beauty ot that charm ing oily Wa shall soon discover the susceptible Tours WILU Copyright HUAKE VICTIMS ICEiyiNGHELP ing cold to plains states Colorado and western The lowest reported Montana read Ing waa 26 Lewiston degrees below zero at Chilean Government Is Urged to Appropri ate Money CANTIAGO Chilee Dec 4 Persons Injured by the tarthquake which centered at Talca and Consll tucion were being evacuated from the devastated region today and sent to Santiago President Ibancz informed the authorities at Talca that 600 beds were at the disposition of the Injured In the capital and 200 of the casual ties were Immediately sent towards Santiago The known death toll today was set at 218 with the seriously injured at 2K7 It was stated that slightly more than had been slightly Injured and that persons were home less The of deputies and sen ate mealing in a Joint session urged the government to appropriate 000 pesos about for imme diate relief work A further appro priation of pesos about for reconstruction was also urged Bread lines were formed in the stricken region and tho needy fed The mayor of Talca ordered that three baracks be constructed at once for the homeless and a temporary hospital erected Doctors nurses and troops were on the scene aiding the relief and dis tributing food clothing and medicine In sorna places reconstruction work was already begun It was hoped that electric soon be restored in the strfcken region The Bank of Talca was able to open and handled urgent business POLICE LEARN NINE DIED ON MURDER FARM Chicken Ranch Termec Butcher Shop by Defendant 4 don Stewart reported con fesslon that nine boys were mistreated ana slain on tho Northcott murdei here and that he himself committed five of the murders today seat prosecuting authorities on an in tensive hunt for corroboratingevi dence Taken from jail In Los Angeles yes terday to the scene of the alleged crimes on his promise that he might lend officers to tho spot where evi the killings existed investiga tors announced Northcott made a signed confession of the murder of Alvin Gothea a Mexican youth They said ho then related a some what incoherent story of the murder of eight other small boys on or near the furm In four of which ho was the killer His victims he said were Gothea Walter Collins Ixsuls Wm slow a boy named Htcliard and youth whose name he aid not know The 22 year old Canadian declared Sanford Clark his ID year old nephew killed Nelson Wlnslow twin brother of Louis He declined name the othnr lie claimed were killed on the chhdcen1 farm BS retused to say Ylio was responsible T If you eyer get certain members of my family Northcott told the officers you will hear one of the most weird tales you ever listened to Belfevo me officers that chicken ranch was o butcher TWO CHICAGO BANKS TO MERGE New Institution Would Have Assets Approaching 585 Million CHICAGO Dec 4 Tribune today said that a consolidation of the First National bank and Its sub sidiary the First Trust and Savings bank with the Union Trust company had been agreed Formal announcement of the mer ger which would unite two of Chica gos oldest bankt into the citys sec ond largest financial institution was expected today or tomorrow the paper said TotaLassets of the combination ap proaohlng would rate the new bank second in size to the recent ly formed Illinois MerchantsContin ental combination i The merger according to the Trib une was accomplished by an ex Anxiety Over Kings Heart Is Continuing British Monarch Passed Quiet Night Doctors Bulletins Relate BULLETIN CANTERBURY England Dec 4 Archbishop of Canter bury before beginning his sermon at the enthronement ceremonies today said You will be thankful to Know that last night the king had six hours of sleep and tho anxiety is not yet removed we have good cause to be BULLETIN LONDON Dec 4 linMiviu announced in the house of commons todny that a commis sion lias been appointed to trans act business In belialf ot King George T ONDON Dec 4 George today continued in that precarious condition which for many days has held his subjects in a state of grave suspense The official medical bulletin Issucu at Buckingham palace this Indicated that his majesty had passed a quieter Again however the kings doctors reiterated the disquiet ing phrase that anxiety concerning the kingsheart must continue ajipcaj1 to ter rf6w In the questionastoi wlaetfioc the kings heavilytaxed heart wbuii stand the strain imposed by a fort nights grievous Illness It Is under stood that the present condition might continue for Borne time without a rta torlal change London medical experts were of the opinion that undoubtedly the admiii stratlon of oxygen to the king was for the purpose of relieving the strain on his heart and that it need not bo re garded as a sensational step A few years ago the use of oxygen ivns con sidered a last extremity Precautionary Move But it wag explained that now It la used frequently as a precautionary as sistance for tho lungs to make ths work of the heart as easy as possible It was acknowledged however that oxygen would not be used except in very serious cases It was understood that the Icings physicians were awaiting an increase n his majestys strength now Their anxiety was indicated In reports fron the palace to bo centered momenta ily around the condition of his heart Hopo was expressed that if the king was able to pass a comfortable day TURN TO PAGE f COLUMN 8 VOLGlFLOODS 25 VILLAGES RUSSIA BOOSTS DEFENSEBUDGET BY 100 MILLION Additional Sum Is Need ed for Education in Army MOSCOW Dec 4 An increase of nearly rubles in the estimates for national defense is one of the features of the budget which has been presented to the central ex ecutive committee by N P Bruk hanov commissar for finance The to tal of this estimate is com pared with of tho past year Brukhanov explained that the in crease was needed to improve the edu cational system and general condition of the army He stressed that military expenditure in soviet Russia was only 11 per cent of tho whole budget while in one neighboring state the same item accounted for 40 per cent of the national expenditure Tho total revenue estimated at rubles with an expendi ture of which is more than last year The commissar said that there was a considerable increase in the cost of financing national undertakings This increase was 60 per cent above 1921 and amounted to rubles ot which was industry Ha emphasized tjiefjffpwitijf importances internal statsloans V and i4stlinated that the revenue from these would be rubles which would be 52 per cent more than in 1027 change of stock on an approximate basis of three share of First ResdentS Of RUSSian tional for four shares of Union T Stocks of both banks have advanced since LaSalle street first heard reports of the consolidation The First National oanka re modeled building at Dearborn Monroe and Clark streets said the Tribune will he the home of the new bank The history of both banks In Chicago dates back to the sixties Officers of the new organization 159 ARRESTED FOR GAMBLING Chicago Police Break Down Doors of Manganos Miner va Club CHICAGO Dec 4 hammers of police broke down the steel doors of Lawrence Mangnnos Minerva club on Haistead street last night and 159 men were arrested on gambling charges A court Injunction had barred po lice from raiding the resort but a search warrant was obtained when a patron complained that he had lost there Several weeks ago Capt Luke Gar ricks horns wns bombed after he had led a raid on the Minerva club Mangano arrested for the bomb ng which Imperiled the life of Gar ricks Invalid wlfo hut later was The shock of the bombing was leld responsible for Mrs Garricks death a few daya later the Tribune said were likely to in clude Melvln A Traylor now presi dent of the FJrst National as presi dent Frederick H Rawson chairman ot the Union Trust as chairman of the board of directors and Frank O Wetmore chairman of the First Na tional as chairman of the executive committee Forced to Take Refuge on Roofs MOSCOW Dec 4 Elver Volga today overflowed Its banks In the neighborhood ot Astrakhan and 25 villages were aubmeged as a result of the storm which swept the Caspian sea People took refuge in boats and on the roofs of various buildings MANLY YOUTH IS PLACED IN JAIL DICKINSON WILL TALK IN CHICAGG Iowa Congressman Slated to Address Farm Bureau Gathering af at After Being Caught With Stolen Car WAUKEGAN Dec Clar cne Herr 17 Manly Iowa a naval re nruit at the Great Lakes Naval nta tlon is in jail hero for stealing an automobile Herr was caught with the automo bile and confessed having stolon car twice before once In Mnnly Ho snys he was released of thi charge on promise to Join the navy i CHICAGO Dec Congressman 111 i DIcklnson E Iowa will he the prin cipal sneaker at the tenth annual convention of the American Parm Bureau federation at tho Hotel Sher man Dec 712 On the fimil day he will discuss farm problems and prospects for na tional legislation to relieve the pres ent situation Coming from a state where agiIcul liiral depression IIAH been severe Congressman Dickinson IH thoroly fa miliar with tho difficulties of the farmers and a kern sympathizer witli ihe nlmq and efforts of COMMITTEE GETS BALDWIN REPLY Congressional Body to Dis cuss Proposal of Britten WASHINGTON Dec 4 Icy Baldwins reply to Representative Brittens proposal for a naval con ference goes today before the house naval nffairs committee Upon the tone of the reply depends tho result of tho Illinois representatives un orthodox suggestion designed to ring the naval reduction question yt of the doldrums 13ritten who is chairman of the iouse naval affairs committee caused some concern in diplomatic Quarters when ho sent a cablegram direct to Jremler Baldwin of Great Britain suggesting that members of the house naval affairs committee meet with a committee from parliament In Can ada in an endeavor to reach an agree ent on warcraft not affected by the Washington naval arms treaty Premier Baldwin said ho recipro cated the spirit which inspired Rep resentative Brittens proposal and shared his desire for an understand ing between tho two countries but his formal reply did not reach the naval affairs committee chairman for more than a week High Points in Message The following are the high points In President Coolitlges annual mes sage Passage of tho bill for tlie construction of 15 cruisers and one air craft carrier The creation ot a federal farm board with revolving fund from the treasury to assist in tho orderly marketing the surplus of crops due to weather and seasonable conditions Enactment of a law to promote railroad consolidations with a view to making better transportation at less cost to the public Development of rivers and harbor improvements as already authorized as well as waterways and flood control projects but no further authoriza tions at present Construction of an Irrigation flood control and water supply project on the Colorado river leaving the electrical power field to private enter prise Lease on Muscle shoals to private interests for the production of ni trates and power Conservation of oil and natural resources on public land Continuation of the policy of restricted Immigration Federal enforcement oC the eighteenth amendment and contributory laws with cooperation from the states Peruvian Warship Fires Salute to Hoover Party POLICE HUNTING IOWA HUSBAND IN MURDER CASE Wanted in Connection With Wifes Death BURLINGTON Dec 4 thruout Iowa were cooperatlns wit local officers today in searching foi Ed Loose In connection with j the slayihff ot his wife Hazel Fer rington Loose Tho womans body which physicians galtl hrvd been dead for many weeks was found near her Sunday Around Mrs Looses neclc wa wound a towel which gave police ar idea of the way tn which she had beer killed They argued however tha tlie woman was slain in her home ant carried to the spot In the timber when she was found MIsslnfir since Sopt 10 she possibly met her death on thai night officers pointed out An aunt of Mrs Looso yesterday told police that inr niece Imd once been attacltefl 1 y Loose who wis sub setiucntly arrested on a charge of hav inp tried to choke his wife Possibility Looso mlRht bi worlclnp ina machine shop in Daven port or Des Moinea led to an extended search In those cities Chief of Biological Survey Asks for More Refuge Areas for Game WASHINGTON Dec 4 attention to the accomplishments of the past year in protecting wild life In tho United States Paul G Reding ton chief of the bureau of biological survey in his report today to Secic tary of Agriculture Jardine urged the development of additional refuse areas in various parts of the nation Important measures recomriiended by Mr Redington for tho welfare of wild life are tho authorization by con gress of a refuge for migratory birds in the extensive Bear river marshes Utah and greater expedition In the work of acquiring lands for the upper Mississippi river wild life refuse thru congressional aid and thru private donations of arena Important to the purposes ot the refuge Delays Announcement of Train Wreck Cause DES MOINHS Dec 4 of the Investigation Into the causa o the Chicago Jtock Island Pacific train wreck at EnterpriseSaturda will not bfl announced until tho report Is declares J L Jin ye of Manly trainmnster Hayes pre sitlofl nt an inquiry which ended yen terday Hilled hi Wrerlt OTTUMWA Dec 4 iOller Sweeney 7i nnd Aliss Irene Kelly 22 is slightly Injured us the result of their being struck by ar automobile IOWA FORECAST Mostly fair Tuesday niglit ond Wednesday preceded by snow Tuesday ntglit In extreme soiilli east portion CoMe Tuesday nislit except In extreme northwest por tion Slightly warmer n northwest portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at S oclock a m Tuesday Highest Monday 20 ftegres Lowest hi Niglit 9 degrees At 8 A M Tuesday 9 dcfirees The fl degrees recorded by the Globe Gazettes minimum thermometer Mon Say jilfflit was the lowest tempera ture by 4 degrees of any yet this an winter If you prefer to put it Hint way The wind wns out of the northwest Tuesday morning and no immediate prospect for a warming up could be found Program Mapped Out for South American Visitors in Capital US S MARYLAND Dec 4 battleship Maryland was glid ing gently over smooth waters off the coast ot northern Peru today while PrSsidentElect Hoover vested anfl studied Three hundred yards to the starboard steamed the Almlrante Qrau llagnhlp ot tne Peruvian navy wiiieli la Hoover t Callao lie will1 pay hi second south American goodwill vlsi tomorrow With tho mountains of Peru dlmlj visible In the distance Mr Hoove begun to study and analyze s grea mnss of printed matter prepared for him by Ecuadorian officials This data WHS given to the presidentelect when lie visited Guayaquil and will be user by him to supplement impressions gained on hla visit from conversations with various officials Gets Ton of Gifis Wfille the presidentelect continued ils studies attaches were sorting gifts with which the Ecuadorian govern uent had honored Mr Hoover and his wife About 30 bales boxes and lackingcases wcro sent abtJard tho Maryland as well as numerous small er packages Tho gifts weighed In all noro than a ton They Included a va riety of works ot art examples of woodcarving and weaving and some joautlCul antique jewelry among vhlch was a pearl brooch When tho Peruvian flagship came ilongside she greeted Mr Hoover vltli n 21gun salute This escort of lonor was provided because a mission f United States naval officers Is act ng at tho request of the government Df Peru as advisory directors ot naval affairs The Maryland did not return ho salute because the firing was onsirtered a personal tribute to Mr Toover Due Wednesday Morning Tho Maryland in duo at Callao at a m tomorrow Mr Hoover will bo CONGRESS TOLD TO ENACT BILL FOR FARM AID Message of President Points to Era of Prosperity WASHINGTON Dec what what probably was hU valedictory to congress President Coolidge today emphasized once more his desire for an increase in Americas nava strength urged a farm relief proffram which would meet approval of the ad ministration made suggestions for egiBlation covering the most import ant subjects and ended by declarinc he nation was In an era of prosperity ind neaca such as never been experienced For farm relief Mr CooHflge reiter ated his suggestion for tho creation of a federal farm board In order that the rovernment might aid in promoting rderly marketing and In handling Bur pluses clearly due to weather tind sea sonal conditions He suggested a re volving fund from government money until producers associations had ifected stabilizing organizations tc Inance themselves thru regular nstltutlonu Temporary expediences he naid tho sometimes capable of appeasing de mands of the moment cannot perma nently aplve the surplus problem anc might seriously aggravate it Hence putting the government directly Sntc business subsidies and fbtlni ana the alluring promises ot action as tor Illative the lines of hla day ipeech the measase re peated his desire ifor passage otthd IS cruiser WlJ now pendlnc fn the senate The bill Wore the senate with thr elimination of the tlmo clause should be he Bald referring1 to the section which provides that the ship must be laid down within threes years wish to for tint benefit of the timid and the aus said the that this country Is neither militaristic nor Im lerlallstlc Many pcopls at Jiouia and abroad vho constantly mako this charge ar the same ones who are even more solicitous to have us extend assistance o forolgn countries When such as Istnnce la granted ths Inevitable re IKthat we have foreign Interests or us to refuse the customary gup port and protection of such vould bo in derogation of the sover Ignty of this nation Our largest for Ign Interests are In tho British em lire France and Italy Because wr constantly solicitous for those in crests I doubt it anyone would sup IOSQ that those cpimtrlcs feel we har or toward them any militaristic o mperiallstfc designs greeted by tho Peruvian foreign niln sler representing President Loguia Vftcr receiving the freedom of the city f Callao from tho mayor the Hoover larty will motor 10 miles to Lilma the eruvian capitol The Hoover party will preet mem jer of the American colony at the United States embassy and then will o to the presidential palace to meet Senor Legula There will be lunch eon at the American embassy for the iresldent of Peru and In the evening here will be a dinner for Mr Hoo ver and hla party at tho palace The linner wll bo followed by a reecp ion and dance after which the Hoover larty will return to the Maryland and continue the voyage southward I Cites Cuba Example As for smaller countries we ca ainly do not want any ot them Vfn re more anxious than they are i havo tlielr sovereignty respected Our entire Influence Is in behalf of their independence Cuba stands as a wit ness to our adherence to this prlnrt The president also reiterated Wa up positlon to putting the government into the power or nitrate business in connection with legislation affecting the Colorado River or Muscle shoals Of the Colorado river he said sum mary of the report of a board ap pointed to study that project showed TURN TO PAGE A COLUSfN S FRENCHWOMAN HELD IN FRAUD Police Claim Pair Swindled Small Investors Out of Millions PAUIS Dec 4 Mnr the Hnnau 12 and her former hus band Luzaro Block were arrested It day and taken before an examining magistrate on charges of swindling investors or reported to total nearly grnncs Most of tho victims arc stated to b small investors Madame Hnnau was described by newspapers today as a woman of re markable IntclllKoncfJ and activity who boiistcil oC her American ncsn AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen Ezras third wife looked right natural in her coffin except she didnt have no sewin in her   

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