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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 13, 1928, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Borne AND MASON GITY DAILY TIMES XXXV CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PKBSB IRE RttPOH THREAT MASON PIT V THWA TmTPgnAV MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER 13 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTBRKJTIOKAI NEWS FINAL EDITION 8BRVICT LESSENED NO GROUND IS LOST DOCTORS AT PALACE SAY Expected Weakness After Ordeal Present Anx iety Continues LONDON Dec 13 AP King George apparently relieved by last nights operation for the removal of purualent fluid at the base of the right lung toda was mak ing progress At 3 oclock thia afternooi it was stated in authoritativ circles The king is Shortly before this state ment was made Lord Dawson of Penn and Sir Stanley Hew ett the kings principal phy sicians returned to the palace and again saw his majesty Queen Mary left the palace shortly before the 3 oclock statement for a motor drive ad luncheon with the of Wales who drove to palace drove palace some time afterithe Prince of Wales had Eugene ONeill Seeking Peace Quiet Is Missing Deols the successful result of two operation performed upon King George yester clay anxiety for him continued ai Buckingham palace today The considerable weaknses men tloned in the morning medical bulle tin tho it was a natural and expected result of the ordeal which the king underwent yesterday was causing his doctors great concern It was stated authoritatively that the weakness was not unduly alarm ing but for the next few days until It was known definitely whether the kings strength was sufficient to con quer the weakness or not anxiety must continue Emphasis was laid in palace circles this morning on the fact that the struggle which the king faces was likely to be a hard and a difficult one Operations Bring Weakness That weakness waa certain to re suit was one of the grave considera tions the doctors had to weigh before performing the operation It was un derstood however that as soon as the fluid around the base of the lung had been detected yesterday morning there was little doubt that an opera tion would have to be performed feature of this mornings bulle tin which struck the public most gratefully was the statement that his majesty was not losing ground The general public had anxiously awaited the result of the physicians examination this morning in fear that the surgeons work however neces sary it had been might have had such an effect on the weakened patients general system as to bring about a rapid or gradual collapse This foreboding was relieved by the doctors announcement that despite weakness and considerable blood in fection the kings pulse was steady TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 4 EUGENE BOULDER DAMS SUCCESS SEEMS TO BE ASSURED Debate on Measure Is Limited to 15 Min utes in Senate BULLETIN WASHINGTON Dec 13 Tho billion dollar treasury and postofflce department appropria tion bill was passed todny by the senate carrying additions of al most over the amount voted by the house WASHINGTON Dec IS blasting of Boulder dam out of he way of senate progress seemed lear today with an agreement in force Imltlng debate on the bill to 15 min utes for each senator Boulder dam began crumbling as egislative obstacle early in the week and after agreements and comprom ses yesterday It seemed on the point of giving way entirely Whlla the bill to erect a barrier across the Colorado river moved for ward little was done yesterday with he billion dollar treaaurypostoffice appropriation measure An argumenet over whether Undersecretary of the Treasury Mills should have his sal ary raised from to took up the time alloted to It The house has already passed the measure Worli Is Called The bill was up again today as was another hearing by the senate public ands committee on thQ confirmation of Secretary of the Interior West Chairman Work of the republican na ional committee a former secretary if the Interior was called to appear TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 5 Will Go to South Pole If Need Be in Quest for Solitude OHANGHAI DM is ONeill American dramatist who has been suffering from a slight nervous breakdown and bronchitis privately left his sick bed on Tuesday and his whereabouts were a mystery today Dr Alexander Renner an Austrian specialist had repeatedly stated that the playwright was rapidly re covering He was expected to leave his bed in the hotel where he had been undergoing treatment In a few days ONeills actions were revealed by a letter Jn the playwrights handwriting which was dated Dec 11 and sent by messenger to Dr Renner who re ceived It today In the letter he stated that he planned to leave Shanghai in mediately ONeill wrots It due to numerous persons seeking to Interview him and Inquiring into his personal affairs and duo to Shanghais wholesome ho felt that Shanghai was no Place in which to accomplish his work even if well He added that he planned to leave Honolulu in quest peace and soil tude which if I do not find there I will find if I havo to proceed to the South No Boata Left Tho letter Indicated that the play wright was leaving Shanghai the same day that It had been written altho no been scheduled to for Honolulu on that date It is possible however that he might have boarded an obscure Japan se steamer for Japan where he could atch a transPacific liner a number t which are leaving Japan within the next two days The letter expressed apologies to Dr Renner for leaving In an unan lounced manner Then It continued I came to China seeking peace and quiet and hoping that hers at least isoplo would mind their business and dlow me to find mine But I have ound more snoops and gossips per iquare Inch than there is In any New England town of Inhabitants This does not apply to Amerlcim lewspaper correspondenta who have most decent carrying out their duties In a most gentlemanly manner Insists on Finding Peace I am going to Honolulu and then perhaps to Tahiti if Honolulu adopts he same attitude as Shanghai that I am a politician whose life must be After 2 Operations IS THIS TO HAPPEN HERE POLICE FIND YOUNG ARSENAL Reprisal for Gang Leaders Death Believed to Be Averted NEW YORK Dec 13 Bronx speakeasy early today city letectlves seized a large quantity of lstola and ammuntlon and believe hey frustrated an attempt to avenge he death of Joseph Noa reputed beer runner slain recently In a Broadway gun duel Eight men were arrested and the lollco seized six loaded pistols BOO of shotgun ammunition ounds of revolver ammunition three ullet proof vesta and a loaded sub machine gun magazine The police said the resort had been Toes headquarters and they expressed ho belief that his gang was preparing n attack upon a rival beer running ang thot responsible for Noes slay ng The duel had taken place on Oct 16 t Broadway and Fiftyfourth street opponent Louie Weinberg n ormer convict was found dcnd in ns utomobllo in an east side garage where the pollca had traced it after he shooting public At any rate I will find peace TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 5 lOWABANJUET TO DRAW MANY Osage Garner Northwood Among First Asking Reservations Mason City will be a mecca for high school athletes of North Iowa Satur day night Officers of the local University of towa alumni association which Is sponsoring the athletic banquet at the Hnnford state that requests for reser vations are flowing In at agratifying speed Osage lor Instance will be here a delegation of a dozen athletes and boosters for Iowa Clear Lake will probably have a delegation larger han this even Garner will have at cast six and possibly more and North wood is sure to have at least 7 or S here Belmond and Brltt are to be represented too it is learned as well as numerous other places A H Kohl jn charge of reserva lons states that a brisk demand has developed In Mason City both from alumni and from friends of the uni versity Several of the reservations have been obtained by local residents who have sons or daughters at the university and ara Interested in the nstltutloh for that reason Were said tho chairman of he committee on arrangements to avo these boosters for Iowa Join us n this affair the purpose of which la o keep Iowas high school athletes In he state of Iowa for their collegiate wishes to have tills Empty here In Mason City on tho Christmas morning just ahead Nobody its safe to say The one most effective way to prevent ita oc sit down tills minute and nuill a check to the Christmas fcHeer Mason City Or yon may wish fo send your contribution In currency Thats just as acceptable If you have It In mtnd to give prompt action will be appreciated It will enable Mrs T T HlnLso administrator of the fund to make her plans for expending tho fund with maximum good H she can know In advance that a certain amount eoiup to be available goal Js reach that objective Donors up to this tints friends 35j T Pipe and his Bidwell 5 Sam Friend Who will help to are GlobeGazette family William Friend f Another CORRESPONDENT WANTED The GlobeGazette is in need of a orresponrtent at Corwlth It inter sted please address tho Managing Had Advice on Renewal Former Official Gives Reasons for His Action WASHINGTON Bee 13 bert Work told the senate Innd com mittee today that he had renewed the Sinclair contract for Salt Creek roy alty oil while he was secretary of erlor upon the advice of four officials appointed by tho president and con Irmed by the sonata and nine other egal and technical experts of the jovernment Work now chairman of the repub lican national committee was sum moned as a principal witness to dis cuss the Salt CreLk contract recently nullified on advice of the department of Justice In connection with the committees consideration ot the nomi nation of Hoy West of Chicago to be secretary of Interior West himself was before tho com mittee at two sessions yesterday and testified that hjg connection with the contract was routine and that he had submitted it to the department of jus tice upon advice of his assistants Work wlio resigned to manage the campaign of Herbert Hoover appeared before the committee with a seven Page printed statement about the Sin clair contract Before tho renewals were the statement read the executive of ficers of the department carefully con strued tho law having In view all tho facts and the complete data of the case and recommend renewals Tho department of Justice later invalidated the original contracts of sale wliich of course nullified the renewal of sakl contracts In this respect conflict of legal opinion developed between the law officers of the two At tha suggestion ot Senator Walsh democrat Montana Work read his long statement which gave a chrono logical history of all facts In the case Report Merger of British Steel Firms LONDON Doc 13 re port was current today that negotia tions were under way for the merging of the VlckcrsArmstrong company manufacturers of armament and steel with Cnmmell Laird and company a steel shipbuilding and engineering firm The report was that the Vlckcrs company with a capital of j bs would take over the Cammcll Laird business which IH capitalized at Ibs 500 Lowden Asks Police Bureau Aid for Hoover CHICAGO Dec 13 Amer ican Farm Bureau Federation closed Its tenth annual convention here with resolutions calling for an extra session of congress to enact farm relief legls latlon and tariff measures to protect surplus crop production As the resolutions wero adopted the federation heard a letter from former Gov Frank O Lowden In which ho urged wholehearted sup port for PresidentElect Herbert Hoovers farm relief program WeS IOWA FORECAST Rain Thursday night probably changing to snow in west and central Slightly colder Thursday niche Friday mostly fnir preceded by snow in nortll cnst portion Winds becoming fresh and possibly strong Thurs day night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for U hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Thursday HifiJiest Wednesday 40 Degrees lowest in Night 33 Degrees At 8 A M Thursday 34 Degrees Precipitation 01 of an Inch If it were September or March one might say the weather of the past day or two was disagreeable But in De blizzards and frigid temperatures are considered to be in shouldnt be much com plaint about a bit of fog and mist so long as the temperature Is above freezing For the second night In a row Wednesday the minimum temper ature was 33 Wednesdays maximum however was 7 degrees below that of the previous day Thursday morning tho wind had shifted Into the north Usually this is a precursor of colder weather Will Escort Hoover Party Precautions Taken to Guard Life of American BUENOS AIRES Dec 13 While the police today were holding Alejandro Scnrson and Jaime Gomez Oliver accused of plotting against the life of PresidentElect Hoover the Kovernments clockworkllke organiza tion for the protection of the Hoover party began functioning this morning in anticipation of Its arrival Pollco Chief Colonel Graneros mob ilized police nnd strong detach ments of military nnd naval forces Hcovers arrival expected some time between P nnd 7 oclock will be the signal for clearing the cen tral Argentine railway station of all persons without official status and a cordon of the police and military forces will keep the crowds from ap proaching the station gates until after the departure of the official party Will Stay at Rltss Home Irljjoyen President Hlpollto and members of the cabinet will meet Hoover party at the station and will accompany tho presidentelect to the home of Robert W Bliss American ambassador The party will be protected along the hllfmile route by mounted nnd un mounted police and military detach ments Tho extraordinary precautions de cided upon after the discovery of an alleged bomb plot Involving persons suspected of previous anarchistic act ivities will continue effective until j Hoover departs for Montevideo on Saturday Nearing Buenos Aires JifENDOZA Argentina Doc 13 Hoover was traveling east ward across the vast Argentine pam as today toward Buenos Aires the ourney affording him an excellent op portunty of seeing ths rural life of the country Clusters of trees surrounding the farm buildings of Estnncias broke the monotony of the plains From the vlndows of tho special train droves of attlo were visible being driven by warthy cowboys of tho Wheatgrowing as well ns attleralsng was seen everywhere ml bright colored birds rose from ittte lakes an the train by Tho special rain on which the iroslcntcleet nnd hln party traveled vas cheered by crowds assembled at ailroad stations in towns and villages long the right of way Will Rogers NHW YORK Dee her fourth offense selling liquor great ot Michigan sends the mother of 10 children to the penitentiary for lire I guess that will Just about blot out the liquor business in the etate I suppose she was ths last one sell ing Any woman that tries to raise 10 orphan kids in that cold state not only ought to be al lowed to sell booze but tho state should furnish It to her to sell and guarantee that it was pure That would make her the great est lifo saver In Michigan It cer tainly ought to be a lesson to peo ple with 10 children to never move to Michigan Tours CopyrRht ROGERS POLICE GET 38 GALLON HAUL IN FRANTZ DUGOUT Under Chicken House Defendant in Jail and county enforcement offl cers raiding the place of Cleve Franlz on Nineteenth street southwest In Central Heights found 38 gallons of alcohol cached In a dugout under neath the chicken house floor Wed nesday Frantz disclaimed any knowledge of possession of the liquor and said It had evidently been planted there with out his permission Search for Lindsay Police Thursday were searching for co Peg Lindsay after Fiantz said 10 had reason to believe that Lincliay had planted the liquor there Dp ectlve Ulsacher shortly after the raid liscovcrcd Valores Abel Inflating ihe Ires on Lindsays car at a filling sla Ion As Risachcr approached umpetj out of tho car and escaped bel wns arrested and takon to the ounty Jail to await a preliminary Thursdny afternoon Lind ays car was held by the sheriff Sheriff O E Cress Pollco Chief Frank Sanford and Leo nisacher de erUlve went to the Frantz place with search and presented It to Irs Frantz Her husband was rot iome lira Frantz told them to carch the place Mrs Frnnti Paints Search of tho house and garage ailed to locate anything iind It was I ot until officers enteredthe chicken otise and examined tho floor thnt hey found anything suspicious Un er boards covered with straw they ound 38 gallon cans In sacks Mrs rantz fainted when tho discovery ns made It Is reported The liquor was confiscated nnd aken to the court house Frnntz ime to tlie sheriffs office voluntarily ftcr the raid and protested his Inno ence He wns locked In Jail to await preliminary hearing Thursday morn ng j John C noblnson attorney for the 1 efendant made a statement that he vlll carry the case thru on the rounds that the liquor wns placed on rnntz place without his knowledge r permission EXCITEMENT IN TWO COONTRIES HAS DECLINED Peaceful Ending of Dis pute Seen by Dele gates WASHINGTON Deo 13 sion caused by the dispute Lv twecn Paraguay and Bolivia has an tmrently lessened a bit with the re lurn to the PanAmerican conference at the Bolivian delegates In partleu ar representatives of the American republics meeting here were optimistic over this development the belief being xpressed that it mean that the auar would be settled without war Patriotic manifestations are contlnu TIB thruout Bolivia In Sucre alter late capital iteellng wns evidenced by he growing roll on the book of the where those willing to n event ot war may write their lames Crowds continue to gather be ore the bulletin boards of newspapers seeking late reports on the controv ersy From La Paz came the report that university students have been holding meetings at which patriotic speeches were made and offers of support and assistance continue to pour In to the government Offer XVar Fund Hotels restaurants and motion picture theaters have offered their net receipts for nix toward a war fund A solenyn campaign irmna hag ory olthose fkeep a Fort friend Paraguay IB aVa taking to meet the situation which Is considered serious Leaders of political parties iave agreed upon tho formation of C joard of national defense and the uni versity federation has Issued a mani festo to tho peoples of the Americas protesting against what It terms tho warlike attitude of Bolivia The Paraguayan legation In Wash ngton has Issued a statement that It has been Informed that Bolivia concentrating troops and war ma near the boundary This atate nent also declared that Paraguay felt hat Bolivia had been tho aggressor In ho conflict at Fort Vnnguardla and Bolivian troops were accused of firlns he first shots Whatever tho feeling In the coun rles may be those seeking peace are uay In some quarters the return of Bolivian delegates to tho conference icro was attributed partly to repra entatlons made by the United States and other American republics Purpose Is Settlement The Bolivian minister Dlez do Me tlina snld however that tha fact that ho Bolivian delegation had reentered he conferenco wan not to bs taken o mean that his country approved of ho conciliation efforts of the special nlornatlonal committee This eummtttoo was appointed short after tho opening of the confer nce nnd Us purpose Is If possible find somo wny of settling the Bo ianParajninyan quarrel It has done far Its work being halted withdrawal of tho Bolivian ciele Rcporters of the committee on con ciliation nnd arbitration are ffolns ahead with work of a prospective pro toco and the special committee Is standing by Tho conference generally apparently has been waiting to see what would happen The permanent commission estab lished by ISe Gondra convention from TlRN TO 4 COLUMN 6 MERCURY DROP DUE IN IOWA Rains Will Turn to Snow Weatherman Reports for State DES MOINES Dec 13 to freezing la tho prospect for Iowa tonight Rains which fell this morning In the south east and central portions will probably turn to anew before Friday morning tho government weather bu reau here predicted The northern portion of the stale re ceived no rain last night and only a slight fnll was rep9rted from the west ern section AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen EDITORS NOTE Aunt Hot funs will lie interested in a letter from Robert Quillen her creator which is reprinted in the first editorial on Pace 3 I know Im hateful but Jesaic always had more than I did when we was young an it does me good to ride past her place in our new car when shes hanging out ;