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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 11, 1929, Mason City, Iowa                                miiiiTBi I hi Jj North Iowas Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY F I N A U EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FEBRUARY 11 1929 UNITED PKESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE VATICAN MUSLIN SIGN PACT Mexican President Unhurt as Bombers Wreck His Train PORTESML ROUSED OUT OF BERTH BY BLAST Pilot Train Unscratched While Second Hits Open Bridge M 1BXICO C1TT Feb II greatest excitement jrexico City has known sinco the assnssinatioh oE PresidentElect vailed today Alvavo Obreson pre Police guards were doubled because ot dynamiting ot the trainon which President Emilio Portea Gil was ye turning here yesterday and because ot discovery shortly after midnight of an unexploded bomb In the cam palgn headquarters or Arron Saenz presidential candidate Saenz is governor oC the state of Nuevo Leon the candidate of the na tional revolutionary party for the presidency and Is a soninlaw of former President Calles President Portea Gil arrived here shortly after 1 oclock this morning aboard the special train which had been tho object of a bomb attack in the state of Guanajuato between the stations oC Cornonfort and Kincon Kept IlcnvjGuard Arriving with him was the min ister of war Gen Joaquin Amaro sand Senora Amaro A heavy military 1 was kept about the Colonia sta ffer they left for their Hoover Greets Edison on Inventors Birthday PresidentElect and Hoover Guests at Wizards Home FORT MYERS Flo Feb Jl Tliomaa A EdJson observingtils eightysecond birthday at his winter this morning from PresidentElect Herbert Hoover and Mrs Hoover wbo came here by boat from the preinaus ural home at Belle Isle Miami Beach Cor the occasion The Hoover party landed at the lock at Mr Edisons estate Seminole Lodge at oclock and walked up the runway to the shore where they were greeted by Mrs13dison They proceeded to a fountain near Edisons new office a hirthday present from his wife where the presidentelect chatted for a short time with Edison Henry Ford ana Harvey S Firestone before going into the Edison home to prepare for a motor ride thru Fort j Myers Hello Ford and Firestone who for several excitement Fere denjonitratio ns ac company in g unernS General Obregons as ijiassln Joeede Leon Toral who was JexecutodSaturday Of 34 persons nr Jrested 20 wero women Ono person was killed and 30 were wounded The bombing oC President Portes Glla train took place as the locomo tive passed over a bridge in the dcs ert wilderness in the eastern part ot i the state of Guanajauto between Comonfort and Itincon south of San 1 TJuig Potosi Tlio locomotive was partly destroyed find tiro coaches back of it were thrown from the tracks The fireman In tho locomotive was killed tho pilot train wliiclt preceded ilio presidential I special passing over the bridgeun scratched Kind Trace ot Bombers Near the scene of tho dyiiariiiiug troops found tlio remains oC an open nir meal sonicsulphuric acid rtnd a receipt for a telegram sent at Tampi i co where the president been after I a visit to Cindad Victoria to attend tlie inaugural of his successor as gov ernor oC ttio stato of Tamaulipas i Purtlicr down tho track another 1 dynaniito b o m a s found affixed to the rails JA special train was dispatched from Querctaro enabling the party to con tinue tho journey to Mexico City With tlio president aboard the train years have made it a practice to visit Edison on his birthday had preceded the presidentelect and Mrs Hoover here Hello fishermen Edison exclaimed with a smile as Hoover advanced to shako hands with him The other members of the party from Saunterer1 congratulated the ii tor on his having attained his eighty second birthday Previously Bdison had had his an nual birthday interview with news papermen and bad posed for photo graphs answering but two of the questions in writing Ono question referred to develop mcrit 61 medicinal lights for general use I wont answer that he declared laughing Its too damn ridiculous Slops at Schools In a verbal answer to the other question which sought bis opinion of during the next at years thru COL STEWART IS UPBRAIDED FOR HOLDING BONDS Rockefeller Letter to Stockholders Cites Oil Dealings 1W yORIC Feb 11 incnt of bonds by Col Robert W Stewart is stressed in a 71page letter sent to stockholders of tho Standard Oil company of Indiana today by AVin throp AV Aldricli ot the proxy com mittee headed by John D Rockefeller The documert includes excerpts from testimony before the senate com mittee which Investigated the Tea pot Dome scandal and quotations from the opinion of thesupreme court in which the purpose of the Contlticiv thejtal Trading company was declared u IVCH have been illegitimate The letter sets forth in detail the connection of Colonel Stewart with he Continental company and charges hat lie concealed from tho directors ot the Standard of Indiana for six inens genius Mr Edison declared ts impossible to tell anything1 about it We dont know a millionth of 1 per cent about anything Sound the only feature that has been re vealing to the men who have studied it After a short visit at tlio Kdison Iionje tho party entered automobiles anil toured Fort Myers stopping two minutes at each of the citys schools to enable school children to give tlielr congratulations to lMtson rind their greetings Lo Hoover At the conclusion of tlio pnrado the party returned to tho Kdison home vhem the inventors birthday lunch on was hftld TO PAGE 8 COLUMN IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy to cloudy Mon day nislit and Tuesday unsettled in north portion Not so cold ex cept in extreme northeast portion Monday iiiglit Flight Back to Belize Is Lindys Plan Flyer Will Be Escorted on Return Trip by Marine Airplane years that part ot the profits which liad been turnedVover to him in the term ot he knew as early aa November 1821 belonged either to the Sinclair Crude Oil Pur chasing company or the Standard Oil company oC Indiana Created Secret Trnsl rt goes on to say that Stewart in stead ot disclosing this fact to his board of directors and turning over the bonds immediately created a se cret trust malting a subordinate em ploye oC tlie company trustee and iid not himself keep nor did he re quire the trustee to Uecii any record whatever of the transaction except the trust agreement written In pencil which was kept in his Stewarts own safe deposit box After Colonel Stewart testified be fore tho senate committee he was tried under indictments for contempt of tlio senate and for perjury in Ms testimony before the senate commit tecand was acquitted in both trials the letter adds It was not however the charge ot contempt of the senate or of perjury but his conduct over a period of years In connection with tlic transactions ot the Trading company and his attitude toward his oivn company toward the public and toward public authority which caused loss of confi dence in Colonel Stewart The letter adds that more than majority of stockholders have sent proxies to ihe committee which Mr ockefeller heads Rockefeller is try to oust Stewart as chairman Will Rogers NEW YORK Feb where Mr Hoover has gone over Xo KCO Inventor Edison to see if he cant invent a cabinet that will please just even 5 per i cent oC the pco pie that wasnt meO on It If he can then he will be a real in ventor ew T o r lv cant sleep to night wonderine what the stock inailer will open vt t o in o r r o w Radio just had its usual amount of static over the WILL ROGERS Steel turned out no prod uct or received any new orders during Sunday Montgomery Ward peddled noth ing yince Saturday yet they will all change prices tomorrow Why clues tills have to happen They say lls for the good the coun try Xow you tell ouo Yours WJLT Copyright LOCAL STATISTICS GloljoGazetlo weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a in iUomlny IliRhest Sunday 10 Above i Night 10 Below 1 At 8 M Monday 7 Below Quarter of an Inch of Snow Ior IIUc period ending at S oclock o m Sunday Highest Saturday 9 Above Lowest in Nifflit Below Hs n cold winter when tho rlso of Ulie temperature to 10 above zero occa I sitn3 the remark that Its getting vavm And yet that is the situation flhoso days Monday niovnlng a bright n competing vilh a chill nordi wind foisupremacy with odds 1 favor Ins tlio latter DENIES CHARGES PEACE REACHED AT LAST AFTER MANY DISPUTES impressive Scene ed as Gasparri and Dictator Sign ROME Feb II Treaties ing to an eml the GUycarold man question were signtd by repre sentatives oC the pope anil the kinf of Italy at p m totlny Shortly attciwavO an official cnnv muni rue was posted I hut the Roman question hail been sctllitl mid the agreement betwccti Vatican and Ilttlian govern ment signed The signatories were ETiUhered the ceremony In the papal councrt liall oC the TaLeran inlace The treaties written in Hnllan were read aloud HO Uinl all coulrl hear There followed n solemn ami dra matic moment when Cardinal i jiarri signcMl the dotniruoiils with quill lien mnuntnO in sold Mussolini then took prn an It Oisnioiiolitan Assembly Despite a light rain the hmnens4 uare oC fit John Tttterin lirul aspect ot n fiietLy stinne at nuou wheni lie momentous treaty anil concordat vas signed Students from the ego oC Propaganda dressed in tVielj ecclesiastical cassotrks lined up on both sides oC the entrance to the pal ace adding to the imprcsslveness nC the scene They represented all nations and races ot the vrcrld Borne were from China the Japan Slam and Africa others were Portuguese arid Scotch and Greeks sprinkling oC Americans There were also Dominican monka in white robes Franciscans In brown nnd Ausustlnians Ju bind and white while here and there were n few nuni nnd Bonia menrticnnfe monks with ba re feet the cold and wet weather Some tourists with red guldebooks hand wandered about not quite clersleindinET all that was on Xumerous priest from HIR various GUARD CELL OF NQRTHCOn TO PREVf NT RIOT Father of Slain Boy Asks to See Killer to Get Truth RIVERSIDE Cal Feb 11 If cordon of deputy shotifTs SLUUH guard at tlio cell of Gordon Stewart Unman parishes ivere in Hie Creation of a new papal territory to lie linown as Vatican City or Vatican Stale at nomo and lie reeiiTa tion of future relations licdvcem the holy sec anil llio kingdom of Ilaly has hrot to an cml Hie Ftmim tion a thorn in siile of Jtalian politics sinuo 1870 the aimmimcmcnt nftlie settlement topo Iius ceases In Ito n voluntary prisoner 3i valiran Above left 1opo 1itis and bcloiv Cardinal Gasparri ivlm signed the aRTCiuncnl fov lio papal stale and viglil lop KhiR Vic or Kininmiucl ami Ireniicr Mussoliniv ho sieneil for tlio government Center a view of St Peters Square frini St Tcteis which unileiHie settlement is given lo tlio cliuiTli Itelotv air tlic Swiss fiiianli tlio famous Vatican soldiery Recommends Seating Ditto Brilisli Honilinas Feb 11 Charles A Iinl liorgh lioinewnri liounil from Ills inaugural Fannma ninnail fliglil arrived here today nt A M B S T from Nicn where lir lind Inst night MANAGUA Nicaragua Feb 11 IP GOOmilo flight ncross three coun tries to Belize British Honduras was otlays stunt for Col Charles A Lind bergh The route was in the main tho re verse of hat which lie followed last when he brot airmail here from Fia and continued lo Cristo bal Panama lie wns not sure tho he would stop today at Teln Honduras one of the stops on tho trip from Miami Accompanying Colonel Lindbergh on his return flight to the Jniled States is an escort plane piloted by Knymoml J Merrltt Another com panion is Lieut Chrialipn SchUt marine covps aviator who is going to Miami to become district superintend ent oC tlio FanAmerican Airways mail route Colonel Lindbergh has with him SOS pounds of mail from Panama tu the United States Tho two planes flying from Cristo bal swooped down out of a clear sky yesteiday at l3a p m fully thvoc hours ahead of tho timo they wer ex pected The flyesr drove itp to the United States legation in a vnariim corps automobile long before Charles C Kherhanlt minister hail even In tended starting for the flylns field to j greet thenij CHICAGO Feb 1J Robert W Stewart thru his personal attor ney last night pronounced as noth ng short of a cowardly and dastard ly libel statements made public In NTcw Tork opposing Col Stewarts re TURN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 7 TWO NAMED ON RADIO BOARD Cyril Jansky Jr Minnesota One of Apointeerof President WASHINGTON Feb thur Batcholler ot Massachusetts and Cyril IV Jansky Jr of Minnesota were nominated by President Coplidgc today to bo members of the Fedcra lladio commission At tlio samo timo Coolldsc noml natcd Ira E Kdblnson of West Vir sinia Harold LaFonnt of Utah and T iscne O Sykes of Mississippi for re appointments to the commission Robinson is to serve two years Bitehcllcr three LaTount 4 Sykes S anil Jarslcy G years The two new membevs will su O II Cnldtvell and Sam rickanl re signed Congress now is considering a meas ure to extend for one year the admin istrative powerg of the radio commis sion JOHNSTON FACES SENATE COURT General Incompetency Is Basic Charge in Bill lor Impeachment CITY Feb 11 house of representa tives board ot mutineers elected to day to proscculo Gov Henry S Johnston first nil a charge ot in compcteiiny in his trial lieforo lio senate court of impeachment Tolmstona attorneys made no ob jection OKLAHOMA crtl iren ii Tcnry suspended goveru ir of Oklahoma today goes before a court of Impoacliment to In tend himsclr ngiiiist It charges voted tho hotise of repreyentallvcs Selection of ono tho articles of mpeachment on which to try Jolins ton first was expected to take most of tha courts time today and introduc tion of evidence by the board of man agers of tho house which will conduct tlio prosecution was not planned un til tomorrow t General lie ele venth article of Impeacliuicnl woud bo the basic cliargc ot the trial in tlie opinion of many legislators Johnson who plnns to testify in his own behalf lias indicated his defense would bo a counter charge of persecution A voleof tivoUitrds of thn mem bers of tlie scnato court is required to removo tho governor from office Tso member of tho court will testify un der tlie rules of procedure adopted Cigaret Levy Would Raise Near Bill to Create StateWide Bovine Tb Eradication Area Is Up BULLETIN ni5S MOINKS Feb II Thn proposed addition of a ninth judge to the Iowa supreme court was approved today the senaio which passed tlie house bill 31 to 2 Tlio bill now goes lo tiovcrnor Ilammill Itv I C JiAKTACK Associated Press Staft DES AIOJNES Feb 11 un animous report recommending Uic seating oC fi J Ditto democrat as stato representative from Oaceola in place ot K C Hattendorf republican incumbent was submitted today to the Jowa house of represen tatives by a contest committee lioaticd Representative Harry Greene chairman Tho report rcnriicd thu liouse siiort ly bpforo rresK Cliairman Gron moved tluit il lx Inkrn up as a spc oiil order of business In tlio houso on Xorthcott convicted boy murderer today to prevent possible mob fiction such as threatened over tho weekend Ted by X IT Winslow of Pomona j father of two of the hoys allowed to have boon Killed by the young Can adian 250 men dowji on Lhc i l rirly yesterday morninFf jind deiitanrled an opportunity to snc I ha prisoner Jind set the nclunl truth AVantcrt io Hudies Winslow to I ho jail floor and rang night bell while the crowd remained in the background Sheriff Clem and llirco dep ntieg answcvocl Winslow iold the of ficers he wanted to learn troni Xorth cott where he could find the bortfes his boys so they could be given a Christian burial Thn fntlnn1 nfferecl o jivc fiectls o nU his j property as a BOBBY TROUT SETS 3 RECORDS Endurance Night Flying and Distance Marks for Wom en Captured MIXES FJEtD fOS AJsXjKfES Cal Feb Bobby Trout fos Angeles girl aviator landed here it oclock this morning in her Golden lOagle monoplane setting a new worlds endurance flight record for women of 3fi liours ami il min Together with her endurance rec ord tho pretty flyer had brot down two otlier marks the night flying rec ord and the distance flight mark for women j Miss Trout was a bit haggard luiti Klin smiled cheerfully an Wlnsloiv boys fliaslic group nf officials paced aboutj her piano and helped her from the cockpit crowd olhie Husy Cameramen hoio was largo forcfc or pollre except Eomc cariblniern in lull lrefiF uniform who were chiefly engaged in Icecplntf hack photographers who hnd swarmed to thescnito The automobiles carrying Crtnl inn 3 CJasparri and Prcniier Alusaoiini and their suites nrvived at LIP pnkico about n half hour apart nnrt both parties entered the massivft papal edifice thru large port n I on tlic wcstcin fiUlc Thero was no es pecial Ktiard ftt tho door but simply the rcgxili i ca re In k r1 who wor 1 1 ia TO COIAMN Wife of Wealthy Army Officer ASUl NCJlOX that Austrian Prince Dies VIENXA Austria Ke 11 Princo John 01 Turhtcnstein who had governed his principality for I years died at hix palace in Tronpau today at the age of SS iUursiljiy at carried 10 a m Tho motion ilcularcd probably OWEN D YOUNG HEADS EXPERTS Coolidge Gives Approval of Savngs gank cott would tiot be Charmed I know R are ouf nunibeied 20 io one the Sheriff told the rrowd but you men can fiet NorlhcoU only over our bodies The law will nKe Xorthcotts life Bloodshed now tvuuld be foolish Northcott awiikencd by the noise was terror stricken and began to plead for protection Win slow nml the five men conferred for a moment and finally signified t heir intention ot allowing1 the sheriff to have his way I fad Kcla Ires Aid Testimony of trial ad duce J bv the state indicated the Sanfortl Clark to aid him in IrilUnj yon tli forced his 15 year old nephew j CiarU testified that uvo bodiosl were dumped into a crude tjrave The I bodies ttover have been found nltlio the officers have snnrched for Ihetn several times bccatise ot Xorilicottsj hints or his promises reveal the burial place Norlhcott will hfr sontoiicrii lo death today as tlio result tC his con viction last nerk J cl a Wy n i LP 1 ro neb i To of Capt Hush G Kronoh wealtliy army ofCicrj ntil spoiLsniun laR yesterday of jtuciunotiia ills diuigiUor oc the I U n ti e pustmaslcr general of the Roosevelt tabhuH tnol licr hu Ivunl In nd brfnio the and thpy inariied tlieve Divorce in about a but pair wort rproncllcJ ilurinB ttc wir wlicn Mi y went to as i JHJ io Oipl run Kfonch is now on lils way lo Inrtm anil tlaugliter Valciia JM in IVaiice Selection of American Delegate Jl ivould flglit tlio adoption ot tiio Toung oneof the unofficial milled report Representative Cirl Cass of bury today introduced the first Inter to como beforo this from Ihe United States on the WoodI reparations slato H on tin for ihe const rue lion clioson chnirmnu of tlio Initial business session clioico had teen foreorts of intcrstatn rjrirtRos out of the V mnrv mail finiil lie would set ando rwopor rent r tho total onllcoiod for TLKN TO PAGE 12 lriIfrom Washington that TYesiilrnl Cool jidgc recognized that Hie commission ors should select their own rhnlnnnn all ho earlier be had ox pressed n pref lerenco for the election of a European 8 Closed Monday Morning i reU Kcnle Savings ckipcd ils doolA hvic Monday morning with the stntc department in chnrse of tlie inil lon Tho decision ID was made at L meeting oC directors und rs Saturday afternoon Ac COLdlllf 10 Officials of Ihc IliUlli ic institution xvas closed due to thelujld ing of too much real estate nmi 1 shrinkage of deposits lames H Ki AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Soinc ways F dont mind Pa bcin1 nbsentmindod but it ifivLK me creeps ever time he heloix company   

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