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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 12, 1928, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER y Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV ETVS CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 12 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 55 UNCOVER PLOT TO BOMB HOOVER BOLIVIANS ARE ORDERED BACK TO CONFERENCE i ijHope of Averting War in America Grows r miiii Surgeons Operate on Li Slight Improvement Is Maintained Doctors Say Prince Sees Sick Father jo of Stricken King htirASHINGTON Deo 12 hopeful of averting an armed J clash between Paraguay and Bolivia Etook heart today with the news that I the Bolivian delegation to the panAm erican conference on arbitration and conciliation had been Instructed to re j turn to the conference However the Bolivian minister JDiez De Medina said he had not re 1 celved Instructions that the delegation j was to return The Bolivian minister j to Peru quoted in a Lima dispatch as j saying that ths Bolivian foreign min lister had informed him that the dele I gallon was to attend conference see1 jsions again and that minister Medina been notified Bolivias representatives withdrew from the conference early yesterday Jit being one of a number of events frthat were considered as ominous for jpeace Previously Bolivia in a note to Vthe state department had said she did Jnot consider that negotiations toward I conciilaion should begin until moral reparations had been made for what considered an Insult Dispute Over Oil Tract IX The spark In the present quarrel between the two countries was a clash the frontier between Paraguayan troops last week but the mlie already laid was a long dispute over a tract of land New Aspect of Case Strikes Added Fear for Safety of Monarch BULLETIN LONDON Deo 1Z Hugh Rigby honorary surgeon to King George visited the palace this evening It was the lirst time that Sir Hugh who has been Burgeonin ordinary to the Prince of Wales since 1323 has been mentioned us visiting the palace ONDON Dec 12 Georges J physicians at p Issued the illowing bulletin on ths kings condi on The alight improvement In the ings condition noted this morning is laintalned Some purulent fluid round the base of the right lung has Then too Bolivias desire tor access to tho sea entera into the dispute since a river tho Paraguay navigable ocean vessels runs along the boundary of Chaco Boreal Paraguay contends that she owns Chaco Boreal and that she is alono privileged to use that stretch of the Paraguay river for com merce Bolivia contends otherwise Littlenews of a warlike character has been received from Paraguay and the delegation to the conference here has rccleved from its government ex pressions of surprise at the Bolivian attitude It is understood that the Par aguayan government feels that there is inconsistency between Bolivias in dorsement of the KelloggBriand treaty for the renunciation ot war the Gonflra treaty which provides for In vestigation of disputes by an Impartial commission beforo warlike prepara tions and her stand in the present dis pute But news from Bolivia Indicated that strong feelingover the country haa been aroused and thers were ports by way of Peru that part of the army had mobilized Troops Are Summoned A dispatch from La Paz Bolivia that the general staff has called to the class of 1929 Three cabinet members were reported to have agreed to resign their portfolios to permit the president to form a mln latry for national concentration A former president Ellodoro Villa con Is said to have expressed opln Ion that war was inevitable and his opinion was echoed by Daniel Sala manca who headed the Bolivian dele gation to a conference at Buenos Alrea which discussed the same boun dary dispute that is causing thetrou ble now Bolivian newspapers oon tinue to issue extra editions Bolivia and Paraguay have been re minded of their obligations to each other as members of the league of na tlons by the council of Internationa organization of the league now meel Ing in Lugano Switzerland but i TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 1 EVERYONE WATCHES Not since Lindbergh flew from New York to Paris have Globe Gazette readers evidenced more In terest in any piece of news than they have shown concerning the condition of King George Thruout the weelc and particularly within the past few hours hundreds of per sons have telephoned the Globe Gazette to ask the latest about Englands monarch by puncture this morn ngand further drainage will be neces The bulletin which Is the first to be ssued before the usual report was igned by five of the six physicians vho have been attending his majesty Tho Prince of Wales back in Eng ind after his dramatic dash rom equatorial Africa spent an hour nd a half at Buckingham ialace this fternoon The heir apparent drove from his lome York house at noon today and vent immediately to the palace where ils father is lying gravely 111 He remained there until about and hen drove back to York house Kept Operation Secret The operation a minor one was erformed this morning and the sec et was so well kept that It was not until midafternoon when tho second lulletin of the day was issued at an unusual hour that the fact became mown even to many in the palace The British public which has been watching with tense anxiety every move around the palace was startled by the tidings and seemed generally at a loss what to make of them There Is much relief that the bulle In was accompanied by the clause TORN TO PAGE 4 COLUItfN 3 HAVE YOU GIVEN YET TO FUND FOR CHRISTMAS CHEER Your Contribution Will Make Sunny Sky for Some Youngster Figuring in tho dispute between rUruguay and BoUvlft over boundary line are President namlo Siles of Bolivia above who resents the attack on his troops at the border by the Paraguay soldiers and below Enseblo Ayala head ot the Pnroguyan boundary commission who has boon aiding In negotiations Mason Citys Christmas Good Cheer club will have to effect Its organiza tion in a hurrs The little drawing at ths bottom of this page calls attention to the fact that there are only 10 shopping days left before Christmas This could be stated another way Theres only 10 aays more in which to send your contribution to the Christmas good cheer fund started Tuesday with the receipt of Heres tho situation A large number of Mason City fam les aro going to be without much appiness this Christmas unless some those in more fortunate circum ances come to their aid Once again the GlobeGazette hns assumed the task oc getting up a und for just this purpose it will be dministered by Mrs T T Blalse in better position perhaps than any ody else tq obtain the greatest re ults with the money at her com mand The lime is short There is need for laste Why not get out your check look right now and obey that Im lUlSC But understand this nobody is go ng to approach you personally and urge you That Isnt the spirit of Christmas That Isnt the spirit ot this und The gift that is given grudging y is Christmas giftat all In the truest theterm The ift without the giver iiT That pplles particularly to this cose It Is assumed however that there will be a large number of GIobeGn zette readers who will wish to share vith others not so happily situated the joy that Is theirs Address your letters to Christmas Cheer Editor GlobeGazette Mason City No gift la too small and none oo large requested to the contrary the names of donors will be printed The fund now stands at Wholl help to boost it to right away IOWAN URGING AID FOR HOOVER IN FARM FIGHT Dickinson Tells Farmers to Await New Admin istration CHICAGO Dec 15 man L J Dickinson of Algona owa midwestern agricultural lead r and staunch supporter ot Herbert Hoover during tho recent campaign oday urged the Amercan farmer to ay aside Ills hopes for an equalization ee arrangement for farm relief and o give full support to the president elects program Cor agriculture The Iowa legislator speaking before he annual convention of the Ameri can Farm Bureau Federation said the f a r m cr s were justified In the conclusion that n special session of congress would bo called to carry out pre election pledges and that agrlcuV tural relief leg Islatlon ahould Fontaine Chicago Cops Held at Bay by Negro Boy Nine Policemen Wounded Before Squads Slay Young Fugitive CHICAGO Dec 12 crazed 1C year old Negro boy today shot and wounded nine policemen before more than 200 policemen nnd firemen us ng shotguns pistols tear bombs streams of water and machine guns succeeded In breaking into his barri caded home and killing him Deputy Potlca Commissioner Martin E Mul len was among the wounded Tha youth Ernest Whltehurst cravetho police department one of the most protracted fights in Us history Fire on Ituilcling Police fired on tho building in which lie made his stand from adjacent buildings telephone poles and from ladders When captured Whttehurst had 15 bullet wounds but lived for two hours despite his Injuries Whltehurst throw a brick thru a store window late last night Police pursued him into his home in North Towneend street The Negro rushed into the building and arming himself with a shotgun turned It on his pur suers wounding policeman Edward await the action of the special scBsion Dickineon viewed re rec The police retired and summoned reinforcements Then for five hours using steel shields machine guns riot guns tear bqrribs and streams ot water they tried unsuccessfully DRIVER BURNED AS TRUCK TIPS Can of Gasoline Explodes in Cab Victim Walks Mile to Call Doctor Merle Roberts Is in a serious condi ion at the Park hospital from burns received when a reserve can of gaso ine exploded as his truck tipped over Britt and Garner about a m Wednesday Ho was driving n ruck for Jacob E Becker and Sons Tho lights of the car went out and he struck n guard rail taking out five icsts and overturning In tho ditch A can ot gasoline he carried for re servo exploded In the cab setting his clothing on fire and making escape nearly impossible In spite of the scorching flames he was able to kick a hole thru one of the windows and crawl out Following the explosion he gasoline had so soaked hla over coat that ho was a veritable torcli when he cleared the truck It was only iy roiling in the snow that he was able to extinguish the flames Walking nearly a mile in great pain ho finally arrived at the farm house of James Trcai where he him self called a doctor at Garner The doctor administered first aid and brot him to the Park hospital here where they arrived about 6 a m Doctors at the hospital say that he is getting along well at present For tunately tho flames did not Injure hfi eyes nltho nearly all of his face was burned Both hands and anns received painful burns nearly their full Icngtl and one leg was scorched The truck and Its contents of mea were destroyed Officials of the Decli or company salii insurance would cover tho loss of the truck Noted Flyers Are Present at Air Meet Greets Rep resentatives of 40 Nations WASHINGTON Dec 12 The lite of the air assembled here todiy at tho International civil aeronautics conference and heard President Cool dge Eingle out past and present he roes who have done much to make America air Recalling the progress of mans ef orts to conciuer tlie air since before Christ tho president generously praised the Wright brothers who 5 years ago accomplished the first flight Others whoso names will bo lonj remembered had done much to solve tho the president said but able peruistent brothers from GOP INVENTS 4THDEGREE Suggestion of Approaching Death Brings Quick Mur der Confession CHICAGO Dec 12 third degree Is no new thing in police cir cles Now comes Sergeant Parker of tho Cottage Grove avenue police sta tion with what might be referred to as fourth Donald Brown Negro was being questioned concerning the slaying at Pontiac of a Negress and her daughter Brown had persisted that he was Innocent and the officers were about to let him go when Sergeant Parker Interrupted Say boy you look pretty sick to the officer said Let me feel your The sergeant counted 140 beats to ho minute Brown showed signs of error Youre pretty the sergeant declared shaking his head sympathet cally Dont you want to make a dy ns statement before its too It was then police said that Brown onfessctl DICKINSON dent Coolldge In his recent message to congress Should Await Hoover In tho light of these commit Mr Dickinson said It Is my belief and also the conviction ot many of thooe Interested that farm leglsla lon should await the Inauguration of the Incoming president The recommendations do not con om m en dijtlonsloclee the boy who flred with pistols and the from bathroom and bedroom window Finally Break In Police finally broke into tlie build ing at dawn and cornered him In the bathroom where a volley of shots was pouredijnto big body as he snapped one of hie euns In a policemans face Tho wounded policemen suffered mostly from minor buckshot wounds tain all ot the provisions that many altho the condition of two was consid belleve essential to make legislation fully effective However the equaliza tion fee provision ot the old bill has met most serious objections from able and sincere friends ot the cause Insofar as stabilization of price can be procured by bargaining pow er storage and marketing machinery tho recommendations seem adequate There can be no question but that in many instances It would be most ef fective It seems but reasonable that all friends of agriculture should there TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 4 ered serious Deputy Commissioner Mullen directing lie attack received a charge ot buckshot in his ear and neck Another Chicago Loop Saloon Hit by Bomb CHICAGO Dec 12 down saloon on Wacker drive was bombed today for tho second time in two months A policeman and a JanI tor inside were uninjured Another saloon in the vicinity has been bombrd twice nnd police expressed the opinion that the owners were tossing dyna mite at each other In competition for tho loop trade t remained for the and modest Wright Dayton to demonstrate completely the possibility of a machine raising itself by Us own power and carrying man in sustained Coolitlgo called attention to the wonderful nnd spectacular flight to Paris of Col Charles A Lindbergh and to his countrywide tour which did much to make America air Orville Wright the first man to fly is guest of honor at tho conference to which 40 nations havo sent repre sentatives Colonel seated with the 12 Lindbergh members ot thc Amcrtcan delegation appointed by President Coolidge to represent the United States In the three dny discus sion of world neronatulcal problems Wnnld Extend Commission WASHINGTON Dec 12 frrcsslonat leaders Interested In radio legislation have decided to seek the ex tension of tho life of tho radio com mission for another year from nexi i March Hi when it would expire under ths present law POLICE ARREST New Yorker Had Obtained Nearly in Bribes Claim NEW YORK Dec 12 pro liibltion tipster whose efforts re sulted in numerous liquor raids is charged with obtaining In bribes from at least 150 speakeasies Thomas Harris alias James Mar shall 35 years old was arrested at prohibition headquarters where 10 had grone on appointment In the belief lit was to make one ot his dally report When he realized he was about to be arrested to get rid of nn Imitation pistol and a list ot speak caMes The police said Harris gaveto the prohibition authorities names M own ers of llnuorselllng resorts who re fused to meet ills demand for sums ranging from J10 to IOWA FORECAST Fair in northwest possibly rain nr snmv in east iincl south portions Wednesday night and Thursday Slightly colder Wednesday night in northeast porlion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock a m Wedneslay 11 IK host Tuesday 47 Degrees Lowrat In Nifflit 33 Degrees At 8 A M 35 Degrees Tuesday night set up n mark for uture Decembers to shoot at The minimum temperature was t degree above the freezing level It isnt often hat happens In this month of Christ mas The wind was from the south VednesIoy for the fifth consecutive ilay and there was no Immediate pros pect of a marked fall In temperature LYLEWOMACK GIVEN DIVORCE Former Husband of Ruth Elder Now With Byrd Expedition PANAMA Dec 12 inter locutory decree of divorce has been granted Lyle Womack from Ruth Eld er who was rescued by a tanker when she attempted to fly across the Atlantic The divorce action was Instituted ii the Canal Zone district court by Wo mack on Sept 6 before sailing for the Antarctic with the expedition headei by Commander Richard E Byrd In n deposition placed before the co Womacks father said that unhappl ness caused by Miss Elder was th main cause of his sons Joining th South Polar expedition A deposition filed by Womack sal that during tho last 14 months of the Couples married life his wife had been very cruel to him and paid little at entlon to him seeming to be more in crested in flying across the Atlant han In retaining his love He addct hat the Atlntitto flfplit harl placed ilm under a terrible mental strain Will Rogers Says NEW YORK Dec With planes equipped with three motors equipped to llglit on land or water with pilots as fine as any country possesses why did the British cabi net make the prince spend two and a half weeks of antiquated travel It wasnt fair to him or Ills sick father They k n o w planes nie safe Why in live years we will Jook back on this incident as al most unbelieve able We will nomler why Ills ROGERS across Europe for fear the train jnfffht wreck WeM tho whole world knows that hud It been left to him he would have gone to that bedside tlie same ns you or I would so to our fath ers The quickest way because thats a game kid You sot to trust avia tion in war why cant you trust it In peace To urat WILL Copyright 1928 BUENOS AIRES POLICE ARREST 2 ON SUSPICION Pair Planned to Blow Up Special Train Belief BUENOS AIRES Dec 12 plot to bomb Herbert special train has been frustrated With two men under arrost police today were continuing their sciirch for any antiAmerican agitators who might be involved Fifteen hundred guards will em ployed on special duty to Insure safety ot the United States president elect when he arrives tomorrow and during his visit President Irigoyen In a statement on the plot said police in searching a house In Estomba street found four hand grenades two cylindrical bombs ono square bomb dynamite revolvers automatic pistols quantities ot am munition and 160 IDpeso notes The police announced that a room in the raided houso contained a de tailed map of tho railway system Po lice believe the plotters intended to place the bomb on the tracks on the outskirts of the city Just before the arrival of the Hoover special train Ono Youth Arrested Police In raidingtho houso arrested a youth who said he was Carlos Gutierez 18 The authorities said however that the real name of the youth was and that he younier in hope of obtainingleniency under ASSOLONSDIP INTO HIS PAST Probe Secretarys Con nection With Insull Interests WASHINGTON Dec 12 Roy O West secretary ot tiio inter ior sat silently on tne stand today wliile testmony he had given Lwo years ago was read to the sen ators who aro considering whether his confirmation to the cabinet post shall bo recommended The secretary who received his ap pointment while congress was In ro ccsa was asked no questions Ills former testimony given to the cam paign funds committee headed by Senator Reed democrat Missouri told of his Investments in the Sam uel Imnill Utility interests and of cam palgn activities In Chicago and Illin ois The reading cleric read for two hours reciting testimony by the cab Inet officer that Uo had solicited a I contribution from Insull which was to be used for local purposes only in the 1926 campaign West said that he his wife and his mother had Invested In the Insull In terests and that he had consulted In sull about thoseinvestments Tho I92G testimony was placed in tho rec ord at the request of Senator Walsh democrat Montana After its reading the committee recessed until later In the dny when Mr VVcnta examination was to he continued Considers Expense Hill WASHINGTON Dec 12 The senate decided today to give Honlder ilnrn the slip by tho simple expedient of laying it aside tcmporarlly whllo that he Later a second man was arresteS near tho house gave the name of Jaime Oliver but police uatd he was Jaime Castro a chauffeur President Irigoyen Bald Tiie president of the republic Iwinff desirous of making agreeable tho visit of the presidentelect of tho United States of America and of offering the greatest possible guarantee or safety to thepersonnel of tho Illustrious Itor commanded the police to Inten sify their observations of dangerous Tlic president added that this order had been carried out by the division of investigations which discovered the house which was raided Suspects Are Confined Altho only two men weio officially announced to havo been it was generally known toilay the police had boon active for a week in picking up suspects These suspects will be confined until after tho depart ure of Mr Hoover Tho authorities not only are deter mined to prevent any plots against Mr Hoover but also are determined any public demonstrations against the United States PARTY IS CROSSING ANDES MOUNTAINS LOS ANDES Chile Dec 12 PresidentElect Hoover today crossing tlia Ancles mountains on a special train onrouto from Bantlago to Buenos Aires HB traveled over thn highest transcontinental railroad route in either of the American carry ing his mission of friendshipand un derstanding across one of the mightiest barriers known to man From Los Andes to its terminal MendOTA the total length of Andean railway Is approximately 154 TUUN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN S LOOSE ADMITS MURDERING WIFE Burlington Man Says He Choked Woman Then Hid Body Dec 12 Ed Loose confessed shortly beforo nocn today that he murdered bin wife Ilael Ferrlngton Loose on the night of September 12 Tho confession was madeIn a writ ten statement to Sheriff Delbert Mur ray Loose said lie murdered ills wife and took the body to an abandoned place in a timber tract o miles southwest of Burlington shortly af ter tho crime He first strangled her with hla hands he arid then Lied a towel around her neck Tho body was found by a on tho morning of Dec 2 It WIH badly decomposed nnd was Identified by clothing and by tho tecllu thn treusurypostofflro appropriation hill was boinjj considered There nre nine appropriation liilli o bo passed nt this short The houso has already passed the treasury posloffico supply measure and is well jon Its way to getting rid of another tlie interior department bill and tho is well aware time Is pass In jr rlKipn the senale has ecn encour by the fact that for Die first lme some real action haa been taken Houldmdam The controversy Is a fuilflertgeil controversy but a compromise offered by Senator Drat ton democrat Nciv Mexico yesterday n Californias share ot acre reel from the waters of the proposed structure was accepted It fixed the figure at 000 aero feet California wanted while Arizona wanted Cali fornia to have Arizona Wins SUinnish The senate also voted down 1 pro posal by Senator of Arizona that the ratificationof seven states would ho neccssniy before thn water could bo apportioned Hut Arizona won one poltlnsr tlie fIa river exempted frotn a provision of the TLKN TO PACK 4 COLUMN 1 AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen You can tell they wasnt raised right The idea of them stayin till ten oclock an it Saturday night an baths to ;