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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 14, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COP ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JANUARY 14 1929 FINAL EDITION UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 83 IOWA LEGISLATURE CONVENES SNOWPLOWS IN STRUGGLE WITH BIG SNOWDRIFTS Loose Snow Has Threat of Blizzard Largest Drifts at Osage A DOZEN truck plows ana two large rotary snow implements werebat tling the drifts between Clear Lake and Cresco Monday endeavoring to keep the highways open tlcsnito the to kep tho highways open despite the threat of the several Inches new sun ply that tell Sunday evening Should a wind spring up the loose snow would whirl into a blizzard ana pile up drifts that would make the present ones seem liko anthills Re cording to engineers In charge of snow fightingapparatus Truck plows were covering the highways in all directions from Mason City In Cerro Gordo county ilonday morning scraping off the loose newly fallen snow The rotary plow started to Osage Monday morning in order to clear off the large drifts in that vii cinlty Another rotary plow sta tioned at Cresco was pushing its way on No 9 The region bo tween Osago and New Haven has the heaviest drifts in this section accord ing to Raymond Zack engineer of the local district of the highway commis sion Mr Zack stated that the highways thruout his district were open Sunday night with exception of the road going cast out of Rockford which workmen were unahe to clear with the small truck plows and which Is awaiting the arrival of a rotary plow The fact that Bockford had an outlet to the north caused theengincr to center bis Initial attack on the Osage region which is threatened with becoming ii nd lihould convert thefeathery top layer into a prairie maelstronv The weather man predicted another cold wave for Tuesday that might reach the depths to which the temper ature sunk Saturday night when the mercury registered IS degrees below Kero This came within one degree of j equaling the codest for the winter Sunday night the thermometer sank to 9 degres below Frijiirt in East The pastern half of the country which hnd been enjoying an unusually mild winter was in the grip of frigid weather that sent the mercury tum bling to new low marks In New York City and other points In the east change to warmer marks today fire damage occurred In several cities Three firemen were forced from duty at a fire in a buslnes bloek on Washington Heights In New York City where in tense cold draped fire apparatus and hosollnes In Ice A J100000 factory i lire occured at Woburn Mass Kellogg Treaty Faces Deadlock in Senate Will Rogers Says NEW YORK Jan I where we sent a delegation up to Canada to ask them if thuy wouldnt prohibit liquor from buitff sent out of their country but our committee Is coming back empty handed with the excep tion of just what little they can carry Canada told them It it is against your law to bring it in and then you cant Eton it coming in JVJLI ROGERS llow are we ing to keep it from goingout when Its not even against our law Wo will have to get into the league of nations after awhile just to get other nations to help us take earo of our own business Tours CopjrlRlit 1919 Headings below zero were common In many places the lowest tempera ture reported was 25 below near Sari nao Lake N T at Z a m however the reading was 10 above in New York City and the mercury was rls Iiiff Extreme cold weather prevailed In some parts of Canada At White River Ont 41 dcgres below was re corded a record mark for thepro vince and temperatures at other points ranged from 33 to 21 bolow Nothing Warmer In Siciit DBS MOINES Jan 14 The leather man counted tima for whatever elgms of battle remained In Jhe gulf breezes today The icy winds from the north had all warm winds en the mat and there was no sign of it comeback Atho subzero temperatures held n trrip on the entire state Sunday there TURN TO PAGE 1 COLUMN 1 READ PASSED UP The Romance of a Plain Girl Who Became Popular STAUTING Friday Jan 18 IN THE GlobeGazette SOME CHANGES IN DIPLOMATIC RANKS LIKELY Presidentelect to En courage Efforts of Younger Men By JAMES I WEST Associated Tress Staff Writer WASHINGTON Jan 14 shifts in the American diplo matic corps during the Hoover ad ministration arc forecast by those who profess to have an understand ing of the general viewpoint of the next president on the conduct of for eign relations In the opinion of some of Mr Hoov ers friends career men who have shown more than the average ability will be given recognition in the re alignment of the corps Steps also will be taken to encour age the younger men who would make diplomacy their life work and to make it possible for them to attain to tha higher posts the personal cost of the maintenance of which now consti tutes a bar to most of them Chance in LatinAmerica Thero is lit j doubt that Latin America will furnish the main field for aspiring career men while Herbert Hoover Is In the white house A card inal point of his foreign policy will be the fostering of relations with the republics to the south and sinceJiis good will tour it Ie evident that he regards this as a front line ot Ameri can diplomacy Frequent changes ot diplomatic rep resentatives In tha southern republics ia regarded generally as undesirable by thosn who made the historic south ward swing with tho presidentelect They aro convinced that it ia essen tial to the fullest understanding be tween the United sta an its sister republics that men bo sent to those TUHN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 2 FOURMOTOlSTS KILLED BY TRAIN Child Only Survivor When Passenger Train Hits Automobile BALTIMORE Jan 14 members of a family of five are deid and the solo survivor a child was ser iously injured when their automobile was struck by a Pennsylvania rail road train nenr Tarkton Baltimore county early this mornms Mrs Diamond Hanniean and two children Robert 6 nnd Diamond I were killed outright the husband Dia mond Hannlsan a Baltimore police man was fatally injured nnd filed n few hours later at Mercy hospital where physicians Raid that Krtith 0 years was In a critical condition Tho two wcro brot to Baltimore in a special train t DEFENSE MADE OF TREASURYS TAX REFUNDING Assistant Secretary Re plies to Critics in Statement WASHINGTON Jan 14 swering recent attacks in congress vpon the treasury because tax refunds for the year were estimated at 000000 Assistant Secretary Bond has explained that tho government col lects first anfl Bottles disputes over taxes aCtenvard Why refunds he aafcefl Simply because find have money to vhlch we are not entitled he an werecl Tile attacks on the treasury were made chiefly by Representative Gilr demucrut Texas after the United Stales steel corporation was awarded a J15000000 refund with interest This taxpayer the assistant secre tary said paid over In taxes ana added that on a re fund to a taxpayer who paid only total no objection was made tlio the iercentasa or refund was much greater than in the case ot the steel corporation The system of collecting taxes as prescribed by congress Mr Bond ivas based upon the proposition that the needs of the government demand and justify an insistence upon the Im mediate payment GEN BOOTH TO APPEAL CASE Commander Removes Two High Officers From Sal vation Army LONDON Jan 14 aule the courts between Gen Bramweil xioth and those who seek to oust him from command oC the Salvation army was forecast by practically all oc this mornings newspapers At the wme time a dispatch to the Daily Herald from Sunbury said that two high offcers had been summarily sus pended as tiio antiBooth party Col Samuel Tucker who was chief of the intelligence department at In ternational headquarters was stated to have been removed from his post several days ago and to have been succeeded by Colonel Cunningham The second officer was not named It was stated that he had been howled down and called a traitor by angry delegates at a secret session of the council Tho Hernia said that disciplinary action would probably be taken by the high council against several more of ficers primarily because of their sup port of tho general Nearly all the morning newspapers concurred In saying that the generals reply to the high council which his wife will present tomorrow will state that ho Is unablo to comply with the councils requoat that he retire The newspapers said the reply would con tend that the councils request was unconstitutional and that the general had no power to grant it Therefore litigation seemed to bo tho likely course J P Morgan May Be in Reparations Group WASHINGTON Jan 14 3 a current report that tho American delegation to the German war repara tions conference to bo held in Paris l IncludeJ Pierpont Morgan head ot J P Morgan and interna tional bankers Owen D Young cimir naii of the General Electric company and Thomas Nelson Perkins Boston awyer and financier However government officials have declared that they did not know who had been named The reparations com mission would make the selections but ha United States would be advised or them before the actual appointments Jeremiah Smith of Boston former commissioner general for the leaguo of nations in charge nt Hungarys fi nances has also been mentioned from time to time as a likely choice for the delegation Mr Youngs name has figured as a prospective delegate since it became known that the United States would bo represented at tho conference In an unofficial capacity Ho assisted Vice President Dawes In drawing up the original Dawes reparations plan and Kcveial days ago he conferred with President Coolidge and Secretary Kel ogg presumably on the forthcoming conference SOVIET LEADER IS ASSASSINATED Personal Revenge Is Blamed for Murder of Follower of Czar MOSCOW Jan 3 tion oC Gen Jacob AlexandrovKch SliischofC today was attributed to mo tives of personal revenge Formerly a czarist and white Russian commander he rose high in the soviet war com missariat during tho last six years Commenting on the assassination tho new paper Krasnaya Zvezda chfel organ of tho red army said it was a purposeless and politically unjusti fied act of personal revenge The newspaperarKomsomo 1 skaya Ifravda said that an person en tered the generals home and shot him to death The assassin fired be fore witnesses to tho slayins could ay hands on him General SJaschoff began his servlue with tho Czars army In 1502 He commanded tha Moscow guards regi ment in 1JIG and afterward was prom inent in white circles in opposition to the bolsheviks After tho collapse of the antibolshevik cause he fled to Constantinople with General Wrangtl In 1322 however General Slaschoft returned to Russia and became hoad ot the general tactics courses of tic soviet general staff He recently pub lished a work called General Tac tics SKt Weld Queen Mary Confined to Her Rooms by Cold LONDON Jan 14 Marys cold continued to confine her to her rooms today while Kins George was believed to bo no longer In any real danger Precautions were being tnkon wltli the queens cold becinlse ot the cold sunless weather which lins prevailed In London for tho last 11 diiys Tlie otieen has been under a heavy strain because of her husbands Illness and It wasthot advisable to have time ly nrtvlce Therefore Dr Geoftrey Sec combe Hctt n throat specialist who lias done considerable research in sinus diseases was called to the pal ace It was stated thit the tiuccn would be confined to her rooms for several days IOWA FORECAST Snow prnhalily in extreme east portion MoniTny niche ami Tiles day in west and central portion Momlny night Fairer in west and central portions Tucsilay Ciildcr Monday night except in extreme etst central Cold wave in extreme west portion pnilmbly 10 io 15 de grees below 7ero Colder Tuesday in southeast and south central LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazetta weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Monday Highest Sunday 1 Below Ixnvest in Night 0 ISeloiv At 8 A jr Monday n Jiciow Snowfall 8 Inches Precipitation 10 nf an Inch Weather figures for 24 hour periot endiiisat S oclock A M Sunday Highest Siilurilny 14 Alinre Lowest in Night 18 Itcliiw The winters record for coldness was established Saturday rath er early Sunday the index In tho GlobeGazettes govern nient minimum thermometer wag car rled clear down to 18 below zero The previous low of the winter was IS be iow established In the early morning of Jan 7 Tho wind had shitted to tin southeast Mondny morning but tilt weather prediction for con Lin nod colrl The three inches oC snov added to the stock already on hanl Monday brot tho total depth of tin white blanket to 10 Inchei or there CORRESPONDENT WANTED The aioboGazette Is in need ot a re llablo and Industrious news writer at Corwllh If interested address luo managing editor at once EMMERSON TO BE INAUGURATED Illinois Legislature Will At tend Ceremony for Smalls Successor SPRINGII3LD Jan 14 ernor Smalls last day in office dawned gray and cold presaging an early crowding of tho old state arsenal where the inaugural ceremony fo GovernorElect ISmmerson and flvi other newly elected republican state officials had been planned for noon Both houses of the fiftysixth gen eral assembly had arranged to adjourn their 10 oclock meeting at 11 and at tend theJnauguraLin a body At 11 oclock GovernorElect Em merson and a joint committee of sen ators and representatives were tc gather at tho executive mansion where Governor Small would act as host for thelast time by formally receiving Ilia successor After viewing a contingent of Illi nois military forces from the porch of tlie mansion tho official party was to join the procession to the stato ar senal Twenty motor cars had been de tailed for the group Chief Justice Frederick H 3e Young of the state supreme court was to swear the new officials and Gover nor Small was to Introduce his succes sor who has indicated he will empha size economy and efficiency In hla in augural address Both Small and Bmmerson have Iiad long political careers and uoth arc about the same age Small Is CO anc Ktnmerson 05 REPORT KING HAS ABDICATED Afghan Ruler Has Given Up Throne in Favor of Brother Claim PESHAWAR India Jan 11 is strongly rumored on tha frontier that King Anianullah has abdicated in favor of hie cldec brother Prince Inayatullah and has left Kabul by airplane for Kandahar The exact situation In Afghanistan for tho ast weelc has been somewha obscure Recent dispatches have in dlcatcd that fighting between th kings forces and the rebels had dome what died down allho there were rj Ports of Sporadic clashes Dispatches from New Delhi las week told of the publication In an At ghan newspaper of a proclnmatl supposed to have been signed by Am anuiiah In which he rescinded most o his recently promulgated regulations for the westernization of his coun try During tho heavy fighting around ICnbul last month before tho rebels were driven off there was a rumor that Amanullnh had abdicated but this later proved untrue Khan Is tho third son of Atnir HablbuHah Khan Ho was horn In 1802 and succeeded to tho tbrono on tho assassination of his fl ther in February 1919 Innyatiillnh Is four years older than Anianullah hav ing been horn Oct 20 18SS FOES OF PACT WONT CONSENT TO CUT DEBATE raiser Measure Endan gered by Lack of Ac tion on Proposal BULLETIN WASHINGTON Jan 14 Tho group holding lor an inter relative declaration to accompany tho Kellogg antiwar treaty de cided today to take tho InlLliittre and submit a resolution to the sen ate usUmg for an interpretation of the pact by the foreign relations committee Standing firm against thenil ministration which holds that no Interpreatlon of tho reaty is necessary the republicandemo cratic bloc in opposition today rafted the resolution which in ex peeled to force a decision in treaty contest WASHINGTON Jan 14 An ominous deadlock unyielding white house concern gripped more tightly tho Kollogu antiwar treaty in the senate today threatening both the pact and the cruiser construction Fortified with a round robin peti tion bearing 21 signatures the rcpub Meandemocratic group demandingan Interpretation of the treaty in con nectlon with American adherence de In a Sabbath day conference to efcmiijlSSafnst effbrfa to Umlt debate This decision was reached despite stubborn opposition to the proposal for an interpretation by President Cool who called In on Saturday night Senator repuhtican Con necticut one the sponsors ot the petition Ronili Renews Request Unconcerned by tho round robin petition for the Interpretative report ty the foreign relations committee on the treaty Chairman Borah oC the committee prepared today to renew Ills reriuest for limitation of debate on the treaty The interprctatlonists have an nounced that request will not be al lowed Tills moans more delay on a vote on ratification but Senator Borah realizes also it means mare delay In settingto the cruiser construction hill In which he is not so much Interested but which the Interpretationlsts a most to a man aro very anxious to set to Ho tho treaty advocates werecon tent to hold against the interpretation ami let tilings take their course Meamvhlle the president who is con cerned tor both ratification o the treaty and passage of the cruiser bill is doing the worrying nut he Is iunt as anxious that no manner oC reser vation bo attached to Americas ad herence to the treaty which his sccrc tary of state was so instrumental in negotiating 310 insists that even a re port by the foreign relations commit tee would amount to a reservation Stands Ills Ground Senator Bingham stood his ground against this contention and nrgncd just as firmly that under practices of International law a committee report Interpreting a nations position under a treaty could not bo regarded as reservation The round robin petitioners atfk that tho foreign relations committee draw up a formal report on the treaty cm bodying the views expressed in senate debate by Chairman Koran that Amer icas right of self deefnso is not abro gated or embarrassed by the treaty nor Is her Monroe doctrine upon in any way J IlEKlONT MOKUAN According to in Wash iiiffton 1 Pierjwnt Morgan above international hanker will he i member of the American tlclena tioii to the icrimm war repara tions conference GOV HAMMILLS ADDRESS TO BE GIVEN TUESDAY J H Johnson Sworn in as Speaker at First Session Hy I C KARTACK Associated Press Staff Writer rvES MOIN15S Jan 14 let Usurely fashion without hltcli the forlythird Iowalegislature orgauzjJ j ItsolC today and settled flown to ICjlJ nyri consideration of tho affairs of lie commonwealth Botlv houses oon rollwl by republicans concurred as a natter of course tUe action oT pubUcau CJUICUSQS hoUl Saturday Impartiality on aH ruling prom sed by JH JohnsonofMarlon coun y who was Carmnltr elected speaker if the hotise iir rtn orsaniaiition ses sion Johnson declared his legislative am jitiou wasto attain as standard ELECTRIC CHAIR CLAIMS THREE FORFIVEDEATHS Convicted Pay With Thei Liyes mpe Penitentiary BELTIOFONTS Pa Jan Three men whose crimes brot death to five persons paid with theh ives in the electric chair at Rookvlev penitentiary today They were Charles 7 Mellor and Benjamin Demarowski of Philadelphia and Tony LucIUi ot Washington county All throo met their death calmly The triple execution began with Lu cittt who was convicted with Roy of shooting Policemen Louis O ICnapp and Paul K Fix in Febru ary iy2S when caught in the act of running cargoes of moonshine liquor into the coal mining camps of Wash ington county Wenrich turned states evidence and was EClUenced to life imprisonment Mellor next to go to the death chamber shot anil Max T Har rison insistent minafrcr of the Cross Keys theater Philadelphia in an at tempted holdup on March 23 192S Another shot went wild nnd fatally wounded n lustander Martha Yetter 17 Orrnilta J rtarcliy Mellors ac complice was sentenced to life Im prisonment DcmnrowsUI 32 shot and killed his wife Catherine on the evening of April IS 132S Captured a month lat er in Detroit Demarowskl declared that his wife had shot herself during the quarrel over another man of speakerslup anUity as Hint dis played hyhls predecessor lj D Car ter of llaidin county He aslccd meijv bcrs of tlie legislature Co strive Cor harmony and good feeling1 all pnst legislative IjaitleH in which ln appeared as opponent to many mem ber s AVomsin Sworn In Mrs Carolyn C Pendray first wo man representative in Iowa ac cented a distinct honur by the housc in being1 Uio first to be sworn in Iy tliat body Other members ot Lhe house the presiding officer said must cive way to tho superior sex Leader of Mexican Insurgents Is Killed MEXICO Jan 14 from Gtinclalajarn today said that Manuel Caro one ot tho chief Insur Kont leaders In thn stile ot Jalisco d been killed in battle with federal troops Carr lost his life in nn attempt to capture tho town of Tcnamaxtlan REFUEL BLIMP FOR TRIP HOME Los Angeles Completes Day light Tour Over Florida PORT ST JOE Fla Jan 14 ITavlnff completed a 36hour tour of Florida the navys giant dirig ible the Jos AnKclcy moored at the mast of the tender Pitoka In fit Jo sephs bay at a m eastern time Preparations for refueling wore he gun immediately and It was expected that Tleut Com Chnrles Ronendahl and tho crew of 4r men would bo ready to start the homeward Journey ack to Tnkehurst X J sometime during tile dny Weather conditions hero were Weal MARSHAL FOCH SERIOUSLY ILL CommanderinChief of Al lied Armies Has Heart Disease PARIS Jan 14 For tUnand Koch generalissimo of tho a Ufid ariulrs In tlio war was tnken seriously ill today with heart disease by Representative Efeohard Wapello county and elected by c3 an i at lo n Ho was escorted to tho akers1 chair by Kepreseiitattvo Hol anil Jlclgrason Hop Howard Ma thews of DOS Moiiies county was elected speaker protern and A C cleric of thw liouse Tho iioutro adjourned until to reccivo tlio report of tho credentials commit tee after notifying governor ITamnitll ind Uio senate that the house had or anlzed A joint resolution wns adopted set ting tlie time ot the governors blcn nliil niessige for 2 in tomorow In the hands ot Arch W McFur lane lieutenant governor tho senate cfectetl its organization speertily at the norninp session selecting Franlt Shano of Waello county as president protern and Walter H Beam ot Mai tcnsdale as secretary Cninmilteo nt Credentials were scanned and ap proved new members were sworn In seats wero assigned attaches were tflvon tho oath of office tho house and tho governor were notified that the senate was organized and ready to do business and a committee on npe headed by Sen Clyde II Topplrpr of Burlington bcsin its work of ap proving the traveling expenses of members President protern Shane held pvel during tho closing quarter hour of tho senate session making a slmplo pIociKo to tlio senators to deal fairly whenever it should ho his privilege to preside Following1 custom Tvlilch calls for recess after the Inauguration ceremon ies tho fifcnato voted to reconvene af ter adjournment Thursday on Tuoc dnyt Jan 22 Acting with the hoiisn It also In vited ihc governor lo address the islaturo at 2 oclock tomorrow Marshal Focli who is 77 years old has not been in Itio best health In recent rmnulis The marshal who played so prominent a part in th ffreit bnttlo of the Mnrne during the early days of the World war has been llvlnu in retirement for some time oniy occasionally appearing in the news Durini Ihrconvention of the Ameri can Lesion in 1027 j0 made hla ap pearance on tho second day and was wildly cheered by the Legionnaires Albanian King Given Cabinets Resignation TIRAXA Albania ran 11 Premier Kosta Cotla has handed the resignation oC hla cabinet to Kins Xagu The reslRnatlnn was the result of oijfllctlnpr uplrilnns on thn sulijcct of the economic policy of the newly formed kingdom AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen Ella used to argue that whatever a man and wife had belonged to one as much as the other but she aint mentioned it since she in herited that thousand dol lars
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