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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 11, 1928, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV ASSOCIATED PHBSS FINAL EDITION MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY DECEMBER 111928 mm Press 54 KING GEORGES CHANCES SLIGHT Bolivia QmtsjanAmerican Sessions PRINCE MAY NOT toARRIVE IN TIME LEAGUE URGING END OF DISPUTE OVERBOUNDARY Bolivia Rejects Interven tion of Mediation Group BULLETIN LUGANO Switzerland Dec II council of the league of today sent a cablegram to the governments of Paraguay and Bolivia urging settlement of their border dispute by conciliation The message was voted unani mously and dispatched over tlie signature of Arisfide Briand French foreign minister as pre siding officer MONTEVIDEO Uruguay Bee 11 NvP Bolivia has rejected an oftor f mediation made by the permanent irbltratlon committee set up by the Sondra accord of the league of na lons which provides for a permanent iommission of inquiry to avoid and revert armed conflict between can nations Fortuna Vega president of the com mission which Is meeting here in an nouncjng the Bolivian refusal said lat country had both refused le to thecommission Id declined Intervention y the KfSXvf IO the conference BuenosAires wulch failed to settle the boundary dispute Bolivia and Manuel Monte de Oca Argentine statesman would rep resent her on the commission Dr Vega expressed optimism however that the dispute between Paraguay and Bolivia would be set tled peaceably This opinion was shared by Dcdro PazSoldan Per uvian member Bolivias reply to ths commission not made public but Dr Vega announced that he would lay it before that body for discussion League Takes No Action LUGANO Switzerland Dec 11 After a general exchange of views the council of the league of nations adjourned shortly before one oclock today without having taken any deci sion on the ParaguayanBolivian dis pute It was planned to hold another meeting later In the day When the council separated it was with the understanding that foreign Minister Briand of France and Sir Eric Drummontl league secretariat would prepare the tentative draft of cablegram which might be for warded to both governments League officials said that the whole atmosphere of this mornings meeting was that the council felt It should act but did not wlah to do so hastily nome doubt exists as to the facts in the case Tha council particularly wishes to have all facts in hand con cerning the action toward conciliation taken yesterday by the PanAmerican congress at Washington Dtacnss Outlook With Briand The general attitude of the members wu that tha council should adopt meoaura Jf it could contribute to a helpful solution without aa one member put it wishingto cut across other wires The most reliable Information Is tjiat the LatinAmerican delegation Jn the council while completely abstaln TCIVf TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 6 Will Rogers NEW YORK Dec told you Mr Cooliage would run again some day Didnt you see where he asked the St Louis PostDis patch to get another white house where you could escape the as phyxiation o t the other end of P nn s ylvanla avenue That request couldnt have been made for Hoover for it will take elght years to get it thru congress I think that trip to Virginia the day did It ff when for the ROGERS tlrst time lie saw Washingtons and Jeffersons old weekend hideaways But he can acquire the same re sults by Just shutting the gates on the house he is in Its not the hi mldlty in Washington its the hu mility in having to meet who you do Every senator with a hill east of the Rocky Mountains will start try Ing to peddle it to us now Tours WILL Copyright 1928 THE GlobeGazettes Christmas Cheer club is liereby started Gifts for it will be received from everybody who with out any urging aside from that contained in the GlobeGa zette wishes to contribute The money will be turned over to Mrs T T Blaise head of the social Flu9 Blamed of 5 Schools Epidemic Not As Ser ious as in 1918 and 1920 BULLETIN IOWA CITY Dec 11 tho Dr L Love citv health physician reports lOoll oases of influenza here President TT it0r JessuP Jenred the University ol Iowa would sus pcnd classes WASHINGTON Dec 11 tho in tho epidemic stage in some sec tions publichealth service officials do not believe the present outbreak of influenza Is as widespread as those that swept the country In 191g and 1920 Nor Is It considered as virulent in character for the deathrate thus far is considered low Nevertheless Influenza Is held re sponsible for the closing of five schools in widely separated sections tho the approach of holidays might have Christmas Cheer Club MasonCity Would You Like to Help Bring Happiness to Some Un fortunate Child Heres Your Chance welfare league so that there may be assurance of its being used Intelligent ly in insuring cheer to a large number of persons for whom otherwise HIP Christmas season would be just so many days A full accounting for the fund will bo made by Mrs Blalsc Largely the money will be used for the purchasing of clothes and supplies other than food for Christmas day alone In other words those who contribute to this cause will be making the spirit of Christmas live on for many weeks after that flay has passed into history Donations will be received In any amount Fifty cents will bo as grate fully received as 10 or naturally tha large gifts are not to be discouraged The question is How Bigs Your Heart How much money have you It Is hoped that donors to the fund will permit their name to ba used ul tho an expressed preference to remain anonymous will be respected Heres a start Globe Gazetto W P Muso 500 500 500 L P Loomis W Earl Whos next Address your check o your currency to Christmas Cheer Editor GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa POUNDING SEA EXPECTED TO Vessel Cannot Hold Own in Raging Ocean Off Irish Coast Ireland Dec 11 seas today pounded the liner Cel tic as she remained fast on the Cow andCalt rocks at the eastern entrance to Cork harbor Fears for the safety ot the skeleton crew which remained aboard brot a lifeboat from Ballycott on to the scene and it was standing by today Three tugs were also tossing on the rough seas keeping a ceaseless vigil Because of the roughweather it was believed that the liner waa in the greatest peril It was thot that unless Ten days Joseph Martino an tho next attempt to haul her off the asPlraIt to leadership of Chicago Heights bootleggers was slain in front of his saloon In South Chicago Heights Police Chief Leroy Gilbert was a victim of assassins last week Vigilantes searching for his slayers that tho Chistmas contributed to The University ot the South at Se wanee Tenn Culver Military acad emy Culver Ind tho University of Missouri Columbia the Seminary of St Theresa near Montreal Quebec and Levls college Levls Quebec have suspended classes because of out breaks of the disease No Deaths at Schools No deaths were reported at any of the schools but at Seivanee halt the students were said to be 111 One hun dred and fifty had the disease at Col umbia and at Culver 68 had reported to the Infirmary since Saturday Three other schools also reported that influenza had made its appear ance on the campus It was character ized us an epidemic at the University of Iowa but classes have not been ordered to suspend Classes ore also meeting at Virginia Polytechnic In stitute but students may leave for home procuring the permission ot health authorities At the University of Georgia Ath ens 37 were In the Infirmary with 67 TURN TO PACK 4 COLUMN 4 Prohibition Agents Raid 5 N Y Clubs NEW YORK Dec 11 Prohibi tion agents in a onehour snlly early today raided five night clubs and res taurants and arrested 12 persons Word of the raids quickly spread thru the night club district and many clubs and restaurants quietly closed for the night Tho agents closed the Mimic club which had been raided on previous occasions and arrested three employes Guests were not disturbed except at the Mimic club where they were or dered out KNOWN BY IOWANS News ot the Celtics misfortune has a special Interest to many lowans because it was this ship which carried more than 200 of the Hawkeye delegation to Paris last year for the American Legion con vention The captain of the vessel and several others of the crew who have figured in the wreck off the coast of Ireland are remembered by lowans who were aboard tho ship a year ago last September During the war the ship was tor pedoed and was left with a slight list to starboard a Mason City par ticipant In the Legions expedition recalls rocks was successful the Celtic would bs in Immediate danger of being smashed completely Hand Pumps Used Hand pumps were being used to keep down the water which poured thru a huge hole in the liners bottom and a big rent in her side Part ot the rent in her hull was being patched with mattressej In an effort to stem the rush of sea As soon as the tide is considered to be high enough all the resources of salvagers will be used iirnn effort to get the Celtic off the rocRs Still Held In Rocks COBH Ireland Dec 11 CowandCalf rocks at the eastern en trance to Cork harbor today atlll held the liner Celtic in their grip The be lief prevailed that the 21000 ton vessel could be haued off by night she was doomed Some ot tho crew remained aboard Tho remainder ot the crew and all of tho 253 passengers were transshipped in a rough sea and brot safely to land in tenders nlrted by a British cruiser There wag a Jiuge hole in the liners bottom and a big rent In her side In some ot her compartments tho water had mounted to a height of 12 feet Forced on Rocks by Gale The Celtic wis carried on tlie rocka which lie off Roches Point lighthouse by a 70mile gale so violent was tha storm that the pilot wns not able to get aboard and the captain tried to TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 5 Politics Is Given Blame for Gang Rule JLJ Probe Conditions at Chicago Heights CHICAGO Dec 11 decade of disorder In suburban Chicago Heights scene of 65 slaylnga since 1918 commanded federal scrutiny today A politicocriminal alliance was Warned by Assistant United States District Attorney Daniel Anderson for five deaths by violence In the past 10 days Mayor Daniel Bergln was urged n tell Chicago Heights Btory to a federal grand jury Dominick Spofatos death yesterday was attributed by police to his ene mies in the alky racket It was the eighth slaying during Mayor Berglns twoyear administration Ten days ago Joseph COMMISSION HEAD Abraih F Myers of Iowa is the new chairman of tho federal trade commission succeeding William E Humphreys of Seattle whose term as chairman expired KELLOGG PACT WILL BE VOTED Secretary Appears Be fore Committee for Second Time W mistakenly fired at Thomas Scanlon a printer killing him Attorney Anderson has charged that Mayor Berglns construction company built one of the towns breweries He said he had information Involving olher officials A federal grand jury investigation he believes would close the suburbs domination liquor Interests and gangsters dis by ENGAGED PAIR FOUND DEAD Murder and Suicide Is Ver dict of Police in Deaths CHICAGO Dee 31 mar and a womim who were to have been married today were found shot dead in a room at the Davis hotel on the sold coast late last night Police said It was murder and suicide Mrs Florence F Williams 24 a divorcee had been shot five times Her body fully clothed lay acrossiTe bed Tha body ot Zimmer man 30 formerly manager of the hotel McCormick was found on the floor A 32 caliber pistol from whlh every shot had been fired was clutched In his right hand and theic was a bullet hole In his head Mrs Williams once wns a switch board operator at tho Hotel McCor mick There was nothing to Indicate the motive for the double slaying A Ipt tcr and telegram both filled with terms of endearment wero found Relatives of tho young woman suiil they had heard nothing of any Inter ruption to plans for the couples mar rlnge arranged for today Jlrs Williams and Zimmerman had been dead several hours when thrr bodies were found They registered at the hotel Saturday night BULLETIN WASHINGTON Dee II The Burton bill providing for set tlement of the Austrian debt of S31J80068 to the United States was passed today by the house by a voic of 140 to 2G The measure mw goes to the senate ASHINGTON Dec n A ten agreement to vote on Fri day on tho Kellogg antiwar treaty was reached today by the senate for eign relations committee after it had questioned tho secretary of state a second time Chairman Borah predict ed favorable action when the vote Is taken Secretary Kellogfr was before the committee for only 10 minutes He re asserted his belief that the pact pledging this nation to renounce war did not infringe in any way upon Americas Monroe doctrine He said the fact that Russia had joined other world powers In ssninp the treaty did not constitute n recogni tion of that naton ty this govern ment He Insisted that the document carried no Implied sanctions and could not involve this government In any way if It were violated With proponents of the treaty hold ing the upper hand in the committee a vote on the pact will be pressed for on Friday Senator Reed democrat Missouri who bitterly fought the league of na tions and American entry into the world court asked that action go over until that day pending further study of correspondence of the world powers in connection with their ad herence to the pact Be Mediator in Difficulty South American Delegate Displeased With Move to Settle Dispute BULLETIN ASUNCION Paraguay Dec 11 newspaper Diario Patrla says that the United States has cunummicatetl officially to ihe Paraguayan government saying that it would like the opportunity of rendering its meditation in find hip a solution for the dispute with Bolivia UTASHrnGTON Dec 11 withdrew today from tlie pan American conference of arbitration and conciliation following efforts of the conference to settle the Paragua yanBolivian dispute Minister Diez de Medina presented a note to Secretary Kellogg chairman of tho gathering stating that Bolivia cannot discuss any formula for a friendly solution of its dispute until Paraguay gives moral satisfaction for the Insult intlicted upon Bolivia A Grave Injustice The Bolivian minister said later that In the face ot the grave Insult that Bolivia has suffered from the hands Paraguay 1 have presented a note to the president of the International conference on arbitration and concilia tion saying tbat I will withdraw from taking part in tha deliberations ot that assembly since It is Impossible for the I represent to discuss formulae of friendly settle ment between the two nations while Paraguay shall refuse torepair its wrong This decision of my government will however be no obstacle to a later adherence on tlie part of Bolivia to whatever agreement the interna tional conference may reach Tho action oE the Bolivian delegate camo while a special committee ot the IISOAUJ o Suiaimoul ETIAV OOUOJOJUOD gate the boundary dispute Dr Victor M Mnurtua Peruvian delegate and member of the special committee said lliat until the committee was ready to report tho conference Itself likely would not Uike further steps to define its position In the controversy Paraguay Is Surprised Official advices thru tlie Paraguayan pgation here today expressed tlic surprise of itlmt government over the attitude Bolivia has assumed to ward conciliation proposals The legation spokesman said there was a manifest contradiction be wcen Bolivias adhesion to the Gondra Ireaty and Indorsement ot the resolu tion approved at the last PanAmer ican conference outlawing aggression and also herlnrtorsernent of the Kel Jogg antiwar pnct nnd her persistent refusal allow the boundary clash to he investigated niul settled amic ably British Heir Speeding to Fathers Side Prince of Wales Is Expected Home by Evening Many 111 at Belmond From Influenza Mumps BELMOND Dec home or Mr ami Mrs Roy Wolfe Is under dlarantlne for scarlet fever An epi demic of mumps and intruenza Is also at Belmond Tho attendance record of the school shows a slump because of these epidemics VOTES EXPENSES WASHINGTON Dec 11 IIOUKS is proceeding smoaUy to ward the passage of the second of the nine appropriation hills but that legis lative old man of the sen Boulder can TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 6 Emmetsburg Man Is to Give Address to Iowa Fair Officials DBS MOINES Dec n fair secretaries and managers will pny tribute tonight to Clarence and Emma Goecke of State Center owner nnd exhibitor respectively ot tho grand champion steer ot Chicagos Interna tional livestock show The 12 yenr oltl farm Ind nnd his ulster will be guests with their parents at the fair organ izations annual btimiuct Scheduled on todays program addresses by Glenn Ilazcn of Ot tumwa Rny P Speer of the Minne sota State fair and Dr F H McTlgue of Enunetsburg IOWA FORECAST Mostly doutfy probably rain lie ghmim tonight or Wednesday slightly wanner tonight LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette wenther figures for hour period ending at S oclock i m Tuesday Highest Monday 43 Degrees Lowest In Night 23 Decrees At 8 A AT Tuesday 19 Degrees A record for this December was established Monday when the mercury in tho GlobeGazettes government thermometer rose to 43 degrees This exceeded by 1 degree the mark set on the first day nf the month The wind was still out ot the southeast TiiCBcluy morning but clouds were somewhat obscuring the sun at noon TO GREET FATHER Return of Infection Increases Anxiety for Monarch While Unofficial Reports Give Little Hope for Improvement BULLETIN LONDON Dee press association was reliably Informed at oclock Jills afternoon that there has been no change in King Georges critical condition since this morning T ON DON Dec Georges physicians were waging fight against death this morning Unofficially it was said that chances of hit recovery were slight Most persons were wondering whether tlie Prince of Wales who was ex pected to reach London tonight or tomorrow ivould win his race with time and again see hlg father alive The kings physicians at a m issued this bulletin His majesty the Uing has hurt several hours sleep The temperature remains high hut there is no further impairment of tile strength It BOTJLOGXK France Dec 11 The Prince of Wales speed ing to the bedside of King George arrived oclock tlifs eve TI ing The British destroyer Torch was waiting alongside the maritime jnllroad station landing platform Captain Hanson commanding Uio destroyer said ho intended to reach Dover in 50 minutes LONDON Dec 11 The Prince of Wales was making a recordbreak ng ilash across Europe today on the ast lap of his swift Journey from iquatorlal Africa to the bedside of George In London where his majestys physicians were waging a tight Tlie heir apparent to the throne was expected In London at oclock onislit fully 12 hours In advance of the heat time previously estimated Racing steadily toward Boulogne with all the facilities oc three coun tries Italy Switzerland and France placed at hia disposal the prince this ifternoon was speeding Across France He left Brlndlsl Italy at p m yesterday after talcing just seven minutes to transfer from the British cruiser Enterprise to a special train laced at bin disposal by Crown Prince Humbert of Italy At Lugano Switzerland the prince ost foinminutes when tho train was was stated authorltively today that altho the doctors were able to say that there was no further impair ment of King Georges strength todays bulletin wag not regarded in Buckingham palace circles as satis factory The anxiety which prevailed among members of the royal houso lold thruout yesterday remained un allayed The otfciial bulletin which was brief and still noncommlttaVconveyed little to the general public and cer tainly gave no ground for belief that there was any change lor the better in the kings condition It waa evident that the persistent fever has body for than three weeks and has been gapping hia strerifftti day by day still held a firm grip upon him Resistance Is Ebbing That the kings powers of resistance have been ebbing for days under the strain of a lung Infection which spread to his general system has been evident from the physicians recent reports There tvas some comfort for liis anxious subjects who have been doping almost against hope however n tha statement In todays bulletin that there had been no further dlmu mtlon of strength after a night In which the king had several hours sleep Whether this was a natural Bleep as not stated in the bulletin That public concern over the kings condition was increasing was shown y the glowing size of the crowds which gathered around Buckingham alace The throng waa large despite the prevalence of biting winds which weep across tho exposed plaza these cold winter days Anxiety was written on the faces of the majority ot those who gathered CONDITION CRITICAL LONDON II s condition wos generally rc isilted for repairs on a hot box but us scomlltlon wo generally re he engineer out of tlie Lugano Bm1el1 ns crltlcil today A great tax station he was determined to makP nn Iuls on his strength by statlon he was determined to make up he lost time The special train passed thru Belfot icross tho border In France at clock Mils morning stopping 12 mln ites before speeding on to Boulogne vhere the British destroyer Torch will meet him to make ths last 95minute ash across the channel to England The Torch left Dover shortly after noon Jpday to be ready to convey the irlncs across the channel A cold outheast wind was blowing anfl the hannel was hazy TRIES SUICIDE BEFORE ALTAR Unknown Woman Takes Poison While Kneeling in Prayer in Church CHICAGO Dec II in prayer In the church of Notre Dame a mlddleiiged woman in a dress of frayed black silk took poison lain yesterday In her hand clutched tightly was this penciled note Motive suicide out of work glvo until It hurts then Klvc again but never expect to finil happiness In the receiving line There is a chance that she may not die Aslied who she wns tho womn would only shnke her head and mur mur Too Late his long illness and it seemed impos sible to foiecait which way the balance might turn Tho information from the kings physicians that the strain on bis heart had been increased by a re turn of the general infection deep ened disquietude It was believed that thosa attending the kins having an time Durinsr the night official wore stated In semiofficial an TUKN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 4 Bics From Fall DES MOINES Dec n Wfiy 13 fell on nn Icy slclownlk nnd struck his chin Hgfiinst a step Ho received a broken neck nnd died In stantly AUNT HEX By Robert Guillen I didnt know Cousin John had his tonsils out un til I seen him yawn in church this mornin ;