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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 13, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI Passs wms SERvca MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY WOVEMBEB 13 1929 UMTM iiig EDITION nmanAIHBA1 GOOD CRITICAL CONDITION SUBMITS TO AN OPERATION FOR ACUTEAPPENDIX Cedar Rapids Man Being Cared for at Walter Reed Hospital IWASHINGTON Nov 13 Secretary Good underwent a difficult operation for gangreneous perforating appendicitis at Walter Reed hospital today and his condi tion as extremely serious The operation lasted more than an hour Surgeons on the Walter Reed hos pital staff performed the operation which was determined upon after the war secretary was stricken sud denly last night The surgeons found the appendix in an exceptionally dangerous condition and it was sit uated very low in the pelvis mak ing the operation unusually difficult Danger Not Minimized After the operation physicians said they did not minimize the dan ger of his condition They added however that Good was in as good condition as could be expected un der the circumstances The information regarding his condition was made public at the white house where secretaries of President Hoover kept in constant communication with Walter Reed the army hospital so that the pres identf could be apnrised of any turn In the situation Secretary Good Is 62 years old He had not been in the ibest of health recently but his were surprised to hear of the attack Garner Girl Fatally Injured in Automobile Crash James W Good secretary of war who Is reported in critical condition following an operation for appendicitis Ji Working When Stricken p 0 was nnual repprt wiien tbeattack Began Hewas call physician who advised him to go home but further examination re sultedin his being sent to the hos Jpital Secretary Good sometime ago was ordered to a hospital for ob servation but was dismissed after he Improved He was one of the leaders for Herbert Hoover during the cam paign for the presidency leading his campaign in the west and previous ly had served in the house of rep Jr resentatives from Iowa He lived at Cedar Rapids for many years Buchanan tCircus Man Is Accused by Wife of Failing to Support Her DES MOINES Nov William T Buchanan publicity maa for Rob bins brothers circus and brother of Fred Buchanan owner is facing a charge of failing to provide for his He has been released to the custody of his attorney following 1 arrest at the hotel where he was staying His case will be heard Nov 118 Mrs Buchanan alleges he has given her only or in the I past year and she was unable to pay a rent bill FORMERGERIMN PRINCESS DIES AT BONN HOME on IOWA WEATHER Cloudy Wednesday night snoiv probably In south and extreme least portion Cooler cast ana central portion Part ly cloudy Thursday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Warmest Tuesday 36 Coolest In Night 32 1 At 8 A M Wednesday 33 Precipitation 29 Snowfall 2 Inches The meanest rrfan in town would have had hard work conceiving weather more disagreeable than that which beset North Iowa Tues day Thru most of the day there was a light snow which made motor ing an irritable experience The temperature lingered just above the freezing level and Wednesday morn ing there was only a gray scum of half melted show for the full days storm Had Lost Fortune id BONN Prussia Nov 13 Alexander Zubkoff 63 who was Princess Victoria Von Prussia nis ter o the former Kaiser and grand child of the British queen Victoria died today in her modest residence here ending one of the strangest romances written into the records of European royalty Death came while she slept at oclock and followed a brief illness which beganlast week short ly after her husband Alexander Zubkoff Russian adventurer who was 34 years her junior was served with divorce papers on her behalf Prau Zubkoff when she married last in 1927 renounced her rights as Princess and accepted estrange ment from her family Members here today at were her baby sister Marguerite Princess von Hesse her husband Prince Frederick Charles and their two sons Christof and Richard Was Not Happy The last months of the princess were far from happy and were spent in modest quarters here in loneliness poverty and disillusion ment A month ago she was forced to auction off heirlooms of great value to pay the debts of her adventurer husband but she succeeded in TURN TO PAGE 2 COL 4 TO SNOW REFLECTS LIGHT Miss Schipull 18 Dies Erling Brunsvold Hurt as Cars Smash HELEN SCHIPULL IS IlGarner received fatal injuries and Erling Brunsvold Hanlontown was injured when the car in which they were riding crashed Into the side of a bridge was turned cross ways on the road and then hit by another car at oclock Tues day night on a road near Hanlon town Both were rushed to a local hospital but Miss Schipull died soon afterward The accident occurred at a bridge on Highway No 9 one mile west of Hanlontown Because of the falling snow arid the reflection of lights from the other car driven by Don ald Miller 16yearold son of the Rev and Mrs James Miller of the U B church at Hanlontown Mr Brunsvold was unable to see the road 1 Car Turned Sideways When Mr Brunsvold who s about 25 years of age and the son of Mr and Mrs N E Brunsvold who reside three miles northwest of Hanlontown turned to one side to permit the other car to pass his car struck the concrete railing of thP This turned the car sideways and the oncoming car crashed Into It Both cars were demolished William Crawford farmer found Miss Schipull and Mr BrunsvoM and rushed them to a hospital here Miss Schipull and Mr Brunsvold had been at a skating ring at Han lontown and were on their way home when the accident occurred Received Many Injuries Miss Schipull daughter of Mr and Mrs F Schipull suffered a broken back a fractured skull and a broken left arm She was uncon TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 2 Senate Plans Halt in Work for One Week May Adjourn Nov 23 to Allow Members Brief Rest WASHINGTON Nov 13 A1 An adjournment of the tariffweary senate for a week of rest before starting down the long road of the regular session today seemed virtu Lindsay Will Accept Post as Minister To Succeed Howard in Cap ital as British Am bassador LONDON Nov 13 Ron ald Lindsay permanent undersecre tary of state for foreign affairs will replace Sir Esme Howard as Brit ish ambassador at Washington early next year Announcement of the appoint ment was made at the British for eign office said Sir Esme whose tenure at the American post has ex tended beyond retirement would retire with the new ambassadors advent No Sir Esmond Ovey recently ap pointed ambassador to Brazil had his appointment to that country cancelled and instead has been ap pointed ambassador to Russia in accordance with recent resumption of relations between the soviet un ion and Great Britain Sir Ronald is 52 a scot the fifth son of the 26th Earl of Crawford and a carreer man in the British foreign office He has had no dis tinct party affiliations He served twice at the Washington embassy first from 1905 to 1DOT when Lord Bryce was ambassador and Theo dore Roosevelt president of the Uni ted States and later in 1919 and 1920 when he was counselor at the embassy during President Wilsons fight for American entry Into the league of Marries An vAmerican He was In 1924 to Eliz abeth Sherman Hoytj daughter of the late Colgate Hoyt of New York His first wife also was an American woman Martha Cameron daughter of former Senator J Donald Cam eron of Pennsylvania Sir Ronald once was ambassador to Turkey and again ambassador at Berlin He also served at St Peters burg Teheran Paris The Hague and in Egypt He became permanent undersecretary in the foreign min istry in 1928 ally assured Such a course had the approv DOLLEY ON TRIAL IN LOS ANGELES Charged With Attempting to Influence Witness in Pantages Case LOS ANGELES Nov The case of Harold H 13 UP Dolley a private detective charged with at tempting to tamper with witnesses in the recent trial of Alexander Pantages was expected to reach the jury some time today Ivan Sampsonoff who testified in the Pantages trial which resulted in v the conviction of the theater magnate on a charge of attacking Eunice Pringle 17 dancer was called to the stand in the Dolley case yesterday Sampsonoff testified that Dolley attempted to bribe him to testify falsely In Pantages favor Sampsoa off also said Dolley promised to take care of him If the latter would testify in behalf of the the ater man Dolley took the stand and admit ed having interviewed Sampsonoff as an investigator for Pantages but denied that he attempted to per suade him to give false testimony al of Chairman Smoot of the fi nance committee who speaks for the administration republican group and of Senator Simmons of North Carolina a v democratic spokesman on tariff questions To determine their collective opinion upon this question the Inde pendents were called into confer ence today with Borah of Idaho one ot their spokesmen sponsor for a statement that no serious objec tion was in prospect if an adjourn ment is moved on personal rather political grounds Simmons said he favored an Bl journment Nov 23 to enable the the senate to rest nncl attend to personal business before the legular session convenes Dec 2 Agreeing to this proposal Smoot declared that If prevailing senti ment favors such action he himself would make the necessary motion Under his plan the senate would resume its discussion of the tariff after disposing with the Vare elec tion case which will be taken up as the first order of business when the regular session begins CAN YOU SOLVE ECRET MOHAWK POND S BLACKMAILERS ARE CAPTURED Chicago Police Sergeant In volved in Curious Plot CHICAGO Nov 13 strange blackmail and conterfeiting conspiracy implicating a Chicago police sergeant three men of Paris HI and another in Keokuk appar ently had been uncovered today fol lowing the arrest of the sergeant and one of his alleged aides The three men in Paris whoso irames were given as Howard Ward 30 Joseph Yerkes 35 and John Dobbins 65 also have been seized and investigators said they were seeking a fourth man Harry Rob bins in Keokuk The police sergeant William Beg ley and his Dewey were when they walked intoa trap set for them by states attorneys in vestigators who had been informed of their scheme by Jean B Hasse wer a cabinet maker who said ne had been mulcted of HELD IN CHILDRENS DEATH Another Low Market Hits Wall Street Fresh Offerings Force Liqui dations Trend Continues NEW YORK Nov 13 stock market closed practically at the bottom today after another Press Photo Gladys Parks In a Camden N J Jail charged with the slaying N J children and suspected of having slalnfourCottiers Js bellied to havebeeV iisea when the childrens bodies was taken to the hnsudnd isbeingheidhsa material witness accused aid J E captured last night TWO SENTENCED IN LIQUOR CASE Charles Atkins and Roy Adams Get Three Months in Jail Charles Atkins ana Roy Adams pleaded guilty to a county attor neys information before Judge M F Edwards in the district court Tuesday and each was sentenced to three months in jail and given a fine on the charge of main taining a liquor nuisance The two were arrested Monday in possession of a gallon of alcohol They were given a preliminary hearing before Justice M H Cough Ion in the morning and later pleaded guilty in the district court Injunctions against Adams and as well as against the owner of the Hawkins rooming house in which the two werearrested have been filed by the county attorney HOOVER PRAISES US RED GROSS Asks Entire Nation to Re spond to Drive for 1929 WASHINGTON Nov 13 Nationwide response to the annual roll call of the American Red Cross was asked of the American people today by President Hoover Hoover as president of the Unit ed States is preslaent of the Red Cross The roll call began Armistice day and will close Thanksgiving day The chief executives announce ment follows Both as president of the United States and as president of the American Red Cross I earnestly be speak the cooperation of every American citizen in the great hu manitarian work of the Red Cross Its prompt efficiency in time of disaster and its continuing service m numerous less spectacular but no less important tasks of relief make it an indispensable part of our na tional life Every American should be a member and I urge all to en roll 40 ARE ACCUSED IN LIQUOR RAID Law Enforcement Officers Search Western Towns Make Huge Haul MOSCOW Ida Nov 13 Roundup of more than 40 persons accused in secret indictments of vio lating the prohibition law had re sulted today in arrest of six public officials and two former officials of northern Idaho Most of those indicted are be lieved to be residents of Shoshona county center of the Coeur DAlene mining district The small cities af ficted are hidden away in the moun tains in the richest silver and lead mining district in the world The mountain communities offi cers declared have made a law unto themselves In prohibition en forcement Denials of the charges against them were made by tho eight persons under arrest They are R E Weiniriger Wallace sheriff of Shoshone county Charles Bloom Mullan deputy sheriff Mayor Ar thur J Harwood of Mullan Chief of Police Army Welch of Pullman Henry Foss and Charles RIstau citv councilmen of Mullan and George Huston and Elmer Olson former city councilman of Mullan IOWA MAN TO HIGHER POST Conger Reynolds to Be Lead er in Standard Oil Force DES MOINES Nov 13 PiEd ward G Seubert president of the Standard Oil company of Indiana today announced appointment of Conger Reynolds former DCS Moines newspaper man as director of public relations for the com pany Reynolds will serve as laisbn of ficer between the company and the general public dealing especially with matters Involving connections with the nations press A former Drake university student and grad uate of the University of Iowa Reynolds once was professor of journalism at the University of Iowa He first achieved national promi nence when during the World war he organized and directed the army news service in Prance Following the war Reynolds remained in France to become managing editor of tho Paris edition of the Chicago Tribune and assistant director of that papers foreign news service Colleges ruin girls in the same way that an unlocked cash drawer ruins a boy who stole mere trifles at StarCourier Will Rogers BEVERLEY HILLS Nov Instead of observing Armistice day Monday Wall street decided to hold a little session for the boys that crave more action than ordinary peace affords and everybody was jarred loose from a 3 to 50 point drop That will make some of em remem ber that the day WILL ROGERS has some significance anyhow Only two more weeks of this special session of congress which Mr Hoover would give his high top rubber boots if he had never been short sighed enough as to have called em He has one con solation They have annoyed each otheras much as they have him Yours WILL ROGERS storm distress liquidation haa carried scores or leading issues down 51 to a share Total sales today of 7761450 in cluding inactive issues set a new high record for an abbreviated three hour session on the New York stock exchange This compares with total sales of 6452700 shares yes terday and 3357150 shares Mon day The previous high record for a three hour session was 7184060 shares Nov 7 Many Follow Trend More than 300 stocks including American Can U S Steel common GeneralElectric International Tele ihone Sears Roebuck Union Pa cific Baltimore and Ohio ana outhern Pacific sank to new low evels for the year Todays closing prices in many cases represented only a fraction of the years high evels several of which were estab ished as recently as September Detroit Edison and Laclede Gas each broke a share American Machine and Foundry and Michigan Steel Southern Railway Chile Copper XJ S Industrial Al cohol American Can St TjOiii Southwestern Norfolk and Western end Pere Marquette sold down t with fjittlerecoyeiy if any from the dayd low levels Closes Lower Except for a moderate rally las Thursday the stock market haa closed lower every day for the last two weeks Wall street was still seeking vainly today for an answer o two questions which have puz rled traders in the Interval namely where is the selling coming from and how long will it last On several occasions it appeared hat the worst was over but fresh offerings invariably have appeared and prices have plunged into new ow ground STUDENTS STAGE VIOLENT RIOT Rear Windows of Governors Auto Is Broken During Melee PRINCETON N J Nov 13 university students ri oted jast night when a lone police man attempted to quell a melee hat followed the annual cane spree between members of the freshmen and snphomore classes The policeman was stripped of iis coat shield and handcuffs a po lice Eiitomobilo was overturned a traffic light wrecked and windows in the Borough hall and the Hun school for boys were shattered Two students H Hancock of Paris Ky and John Woods of ettyaburg Pa were slightly in jured when run down by a police automobile The riot ended after an disorder when the school proctors unable to disperse the students by turning on fire hydrants appealed to the leaders with the promise that if the students repaired to their dormitories im mediately no one would be reported and no penalties meted out Gov Morgan Larson was passing thni Princeton in hin automobile white the riot was at its height and police reported that the rear window of his car was shattered SUGGESTS CLEAR UP OF CRASH IN STOCK MARKETS Heflin Demands Aid in Investigation of Cot tori Marts WASHINGTON Nov 13 investigation of the New York stock exchange is suggested by Sen ator Borah of Idaho in answer to a bankers assertion that the recent collapse of security prices was caused by tho tariff activities of the senates democraticindependent re publican coalition Seizing upon this statement as a challenge Borah a leader of tho in dependent group hinted at such an inquiry but did not introduce a res ulution providing for this course To Investigate Cotton Meanwhile the senate was con ronted with notice from Heflin of Alabama of a call for action today ipon his resolution providing for an nquiry into speculative activities u the New York New Orleans and Chicago cotton exchanges and the ffect of stock price trends upon the irice of cotton In its original form the Heflin resolution provided for an investi gation by the federal farm board mt Alabaman later agreed to iccept an amendment under which he inquiry would be conducted by the senate Blames Politics The statement that the coalition wagresponsible for ths stock mar ket collapse was made Borah said late yesterday hy Fred I Kentjva direc top of the Bsinhers Snistc pony of in afspeech be fore an audience of New York Bank Triplets Are Baptized in Osage Sacred Heart Church by Rev Martin OSAGE Nov triplets two girls and n boy born to Mr anc Mrs Leon Clark near Orchard were baptized Sunday by the Rev J P Martin in the Sacred Hear Catholic church here They were christened Doris Dorothy and Don aid The measure of a man Is the mim her of people who delight in seeing his faults Times Blesstd are the poor Their tlrea are still good for 5000 milea after theyre worn State Journal ers Borah asserted that an Jnstitu ion which gets frightened because agriculture is making an honest fight for existence is not worth pre serving and added but that is lot the matter with the stock ex ihange Kent he said likely Lnows more than he wants to tell To Establish Equality The coalition he continued has nade no attack upon the protective ystem but is attempting to pre unconscionable raises in indus trial duties which would amount to in embargo He said industry pos esses 98 per cent of the domestic market The purpose of his coalition col he added is to establish the principles of equality In the protec ive system as between agriculture and industry and if this equality shakes the stock exchange to tne arth let It go Actor Is Freed of Suspicion in Death LOS ANGELES Nov 13 The death of Shelby Worrall Som erset third wife of Pat Somerset actor was listed in official records today as from natural causes after a two day investigation which followed the discovery of her body jy her husband Monday Somerset married the former Galveston Texas girl more than a year ago Aa autopsy revealed con litions indicating poison might have caused death but a chemical analysis of the body showed none was present Dr Wall said indlca lons were Mrs Somerset at one time Miss Texas died of a heart ailment AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen I knew when that baby was a month old that it wouldnt be long before Jennie was explainin how it fell on its head when it was little
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