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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 14, 1928, Mason City, Iowa North Iowa DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAL El VOL XXXV FTTO CENTS PER COPy ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MAQOM nTTV TAW A T7VpTr A V Tvre rvciTlfPTiV MAbUW C11Y 1UWA FRIDAY DECEMBEB 14 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICB NQ 57 VOTE ON BOULDER BILL NEAR KING IS OVER SEVERE CRISIS NATION HOPEFUL Queen Replies to Mes sage Dispatched by Coolidge BULLETIN LONDON 14 George was sleeping quietly it was learned in Buckingham palace circles early today and there hits been no decrease In his strength I ONDON Dec 14 King George has successfully passed thru a very critical phase of his ill ness the latest official word from Buckingham palace today indicated that there was a long and difficult struggle ahead him before the danger point waa passed and ho reached a convalescent stage The latest official word was con tained in a message sent by Lord Stamfordham the kings private secre tary on behalf of Queen Mary In reply to President Cooliages cordial mes sage to the king This message said The queen is most grateful to you Mr President for your kind message ot which Ms majesty will In due course be informed as soon as his strength permits Tho the recent operation suc cesfully teated one phase of the Icings serious illness the conse quences of the general infection will entail weeks of slow and anxious progress before convalescence can be Progress to Be Slow message was more informative than the official buletin stated alight Improvement In the kings condition noted last evening Is maintained Any progress must be Blow and Indicatingthe greatly weakened state that the king must he In after the trying operations of Wednesday and the effects of infection on his sys tein was the fact made known by the queens message that the king had not yet been informed of Mr Coolldges telegram This it was stated would bo com municated to him only when he gained a sufficient measure of strength An rr of slightly greater confidence prevailed among household officials at the palace today It was emphasized however that considerable anxiety for the king must continue The gen eral infection of his system was un derstood to he the cause of this con cern which it was felt would continue until it was definitely known whether the kingsstrength was sufficient to banish the microbes from his body All told expressions at the palace today appeared to make It clear that while his majesty was getting on as well as could be reasonably expected there is a long arid arduous struggle to be faced before he can be consid ered on the road to recovery Crowds Become Smaller The consultation among the physi cians this morning lasted for an hour and a half and it was understood that they would return to the palace this afternoon There naturally la wide public grat ification over tho less critical turn which the kings case appears to have taken The lessening of tho tense anxi ety of the past few days was reflected Jn the diminution to some extent of crowds around the palace and the al tered attitude of those who came to read the bUHetm board Recently spectators had coma plain ly fearful ofbad news Most of them today approached the hoard with an air of confidence as tho expecting bet ter tidings There was a feeling how ever that overconfidence would be TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 5 Wife Admits Murder Herself Will Rogers Says NEW TOHK Dec Didnt I tell you those Latin races are the most hospitable people in the world Look they are putting on a war just for Mr H p o v e ra benefit He can start right in taking over their war relief The Argentine socialists are blaming Mr Hoover for the execution Sacco and Vanzetti That gives you about ROGERS the best line the intelligence of the reds that you could have New York has just appointed a new police chief The murderers just wouldnt surrender to the other one But this new one he Is just as high toned as they are So wo ought to get some results now Yours WILL Copyright SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTE IN S A EXPECTED SOON Peacemakers Encouraged by Attitude of 2 Countries UTASIIINGTOSr Dec has been the case everyfunce the present dispute between Bolivia nnd Paraguay reached the danger stage late developments can be taken to In dicate both a peaceful settlement of the difficulty or a continuation of the crisis On tho whole however those work ing for conciliation have been heart ened by the trend of affairs especial ly by the news that Argentina had no objection to efforts by the panAm erican conference on conciliation and arbitration meeting here to bring about a solution of the trouble Argentina was the only one ot the American republics not represented at he convention A BolivianParaguayan commission is meeting in Buenos Aires to discuss boundary claims These facts have caused the conference to proceed carefully it being felt that Argentina might think she had prior ity in mcdation When Ar gentina informed the conference that TURN TO PAGE 1 COLUMN S Indiana Couple Found Guilty of Transporting Stolen Auto Into State FORT WAYNE Dec 14 Adelard da Deliasleand his wife of Sullivan i were found guilty of transporting n stolen automobile over the IllinoisIndiana line by a federal court jury today The car was stolen from A M Cusick Danville III Sentence was deferred until Mrs Deliasle recovered from her collapse ABMYCAPTAIN IS DISMISSED Wyoming Officer Convicted of Killing Youth With Automobile CHEYENNE Bee 14 Dismissal from the United States army was the penalty paid by Capt R W Corrisan for the accidental death of Private Lawrence T Prim A court mnrtlal conducted last night at Fort D A Russell found Captain Corrigan guilty of violating tho nintyfifth article of war dealing with conduct unbecoming nn officer or a Trim wns killed Oct 23 when struck by a car driven by Corrigan Corri Ban wns acquitted of manslaughter and failing to roport the accident charges originally preferred agnlnst him Opening Session of Opening session of the PanAmerican conference on conciliation nnd arbitration in thn PanAuiericirn union hudflmg in Washington The conference is considering the boundary dispute between Bolivia and Inraguav Secretary Kellogg ls chairman of the conference anil Charles Evans Hughes the other delegate from tlio CAPTURE RUM RUNNING SHIP Coastguard Fires Two Shots to Halt Vessel From French Island NEW YORK Dec 14 yachtrigged steamer Harbour Trader lay alongside a Staten Island pier to day lightened of her liquor cargo while the 10 men of her crew awaited arraignment on charges cf violating the prohibition laws Coastguard officials who brot her In said she was the mothership of a rum fleet stationed off shore with a half million dollar cargo from which she delivered consignments to smaller vessels which ran the gauntlet to shore She was captured by a coastguard patrol boat early yesterday morning as she stole along hugging the Long Is land shore Two shots from the patrol boat haltocl her ana she hove to Aboard were cases nf whisky hut the coast guardsmen believed she had cleared with cases last month from St Pierre et Miciuelon the French settlement off Nova Scotia RAID RESIDENCE OFTOKYO ENVOY Chinese Demonstration Is Checked After Troops Are Summoned NANKING Dec 14 demon stration under the auspices of the AntiJapanese association yesterday afternoon got out of hand and the residence of the foreign minister was raided and his furniture smashed Chinese authorities caller out troops and gendarmes to maintain order and a speciol posted around the ministries of finance and foreign af faira and the Japanese consulate Gen Chiang KaiShek head of the nationalist government later sum moned the rlngloaflers and severely admonished them tor resorting to vio lence The objects of the demonstration were to demand the proclamation of tariff autonomy to demand greater publicity in connection will the con versations with Japan nnd to de nounce the socalled Nishlhara loans Epidemic of Flu Is Thot Brief Replies Received by Board After Inquiry WASHINGTON Dec 14 Re sponses from requests for Information on tho present Influenza outbreak have been brief bringing only the in formation that tiie cases seem milder than in the 1018 epidemic ami that the symptoms are less distinctive The requests were made by a board of named by Surgeon Gen eral Gumming and were sent to physi cians on the west coast In addition the board composed of three physicians of the public health service lias thru the surgeon general made publifc a program ot precaution Stay at Home This urges Isolation of recognized and suspected cases avoiding eontact with crowds and treatment of cases at homo rather tlinn in hospitals At the same time it was satrt that the hope of preventing the spread of the disease was an illusive one With more than cases report ed health officials have declared that they believe this represents only I about a fifth of tho actual cases I Schools over tho country continue tto close because of the disease tho the surgeon general has said lio doubt ed the value of this in the cities and also the value of wearing Influenza masks Among the schools added yesterday to the list ot those who have suspend ed were North Carolina state college for women at Greensboro Agnes Scott college for women at Dccatur the University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh and Washington and Jef ferson Pittsburgh Aslis for Surgeon General Cummlng yester day authorized increases in personnel and expenditures to combat tho dis ease in two marine and one public health service hospitals They were at Fort Rtanton N New Or leans and San Pedro Cal A bill was introduced yesterday In the house of representatives to ap propriate to combat the disease It would make the money available immediately to the surgeon general Christmas Trees From Coolidge Farm to Be for Sale in Chicago CHICAGO Dec 14 trees from President Coolldges Ver mont farm will radiate yuletlde cheer in several hundred Chicago homes The presidents permission to have his trees cut for the market was oh Jalnod for the first time this year It was announced A carload of 575 bundles of small pinos and firs arrived yesterday from FRAUD ACTION Suit to Recover Profits Made by Sinclair Oil Is Considered WASIIIXGTOX Dec 14 iam J Donovan assistant to the orney generaltold a senate Investigat ing committee today that fraud pro ceedings have been prepared against the Sinclair Crude Oil Purchasing com pany which held a contract for the Salt Creek Royalty Oil recently can celled Tho suit under consideration Dono van said Is for the recovery of pr fits made by tho company in Its oper ation of the government oil fields since It obtained the contract from Al bert Fall former secretary of the in terloi in 1022 It has been estimated that n sum of about is Involved The Sin cJair contract was renewed last Keb runry by Secretary Work of tho ln tcrior department but It was can colled last October after nn inciulry by the department of justice What Is the object of filing fraud papers now asked Senator Walsh democrat Montana after tho con tract Is cancelled For recovery to tho replied Donovan COKUKSPONnENT WANTED The GtobcGazetto Is In need of correspondent at Carpenter Please address the managing editor if Inter cstcd Well Known Chicago Hotel Owner Is Dead CHICAGO Dec 11 McCormlck part owner of tho McCormlclt hotel died suddenly torday following a heart attack He 44 years old The death of Rig so called because be was six feet four Inches tall may the dropping of charges against seven men accused of kidnaping McCormlcks partner Thomas Oaynor Whon Gaynor was kidnaped last spring and held for 000 ransom it wax McCormick who ncfiotialed with tho kldnapprs an1 eventually led them into a police trap IOWA FORECAST Mostly cloudy Friday night nnd Saturday possibly rain Saturday in extreme west portion no cle change in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock a m Friday Highest Thursday J9 degrees lowest in Nlelit 35 degrees At 8 A SI Friday 37 decrees Precipitation 57 of an Inch Rare Indeed Is the day In Decombe when precipitation which starts on in the form of rain doesnt turn ink snow And yet thats what has hap pencd here in Xortli Iowa these two days Up to Friday noon the pro dieted drop In temperature had no arrived and tho rain was temporarllj at least at a halt HUSBAND WAS TAKING HER TO JAIL AT CANTON Mote Found in Waste basket Brings Con fession ANTON Ohio Dec 14 Margaret Heldman 21 of Loiuin Ohio lost night fired a bullet Into hei A week ago she called Vernari S Fearn 35 year old coal dealer to he door of his home artd shot him to lealh in the presence of his wife am ihlld The young womans husband W O Heldrnan a furnace salesman was nrouto with her from their homo at Loraln to the office of Sheriff Ed vard Gibson here when she took hci She had confessed everything to icr hueband and had agreed lo sur render herself Chance revealed her illicit acquaint anceship with Fearn during tho last ew months Heldman picked from a vaste in their homo yesterday a crumpled suicide note she had vritten several days ago ami then dis carded Confronted with Us contenlB she admitted she was tho comely woman slayer for whom a wide search wag being made Started lor Sheriff Put on your hat and Helu nan yelled at her They got In their car and started for Canton where until they mbveiawtcmjoralnon 25 on ttie long trip Mrs Heldman told her hus jand Fenrn had pursued her and made iier life a hell on She said that she hud rewolved to revenge herself at any coat On the night of Dec 2 four days before the slaying she went to Canton to visit a sister and there awaited her chance The moment came she told Heldman when she found Fearn at home She called him to the door and emptied the contents of a 38 calibre automatic into lls body Then she hurried to the nearest orner caught a bus into tho city Lrnnsferred to an interurban car an went to Akron where she remained overnight The next day she returned to Loraln Averted an Arrest Sirs Heldmans death probably averted an arrest for Sheriff Gibson later revealed that he had learned ol her relations with Fearn and had planned to go to Loraln to question her Mm Heldman was graduated from high school at TMibois ant lost year she came to Canton She was working in a department store here when her husband met her Their married life was serene unti March of this year when they had their first serious quarrel Heldman paid They separated at that time bu were reconciled a few weeks later Tn July a son was born to them When they separated thn child was awarded to the childrens bureau hfre and is still in tbe custody of that agency CHRISTMAS CHEER FUND IS NOW BY SATURDAY Generous Gifts Help Boost Total Sunday School Class Donates If readers do as well toward the Christinas Cheer fund Saturday as they have the past 24 hours the goal of set for that day will bo sur passed At noon Friday the fund had grown to J104 the latest contributors to it being as follows Previously Reported Pfnff Kaltinc Company A Friend A Friend Joo John T T Blaise iJust n Friend A Friend Iliirvoy M Johnson J END OF FIGHT FOR DAM THOT TO BE JN SIGHT Arizona Senators With draw Objections After Compromise BULLETIN WASHINGTON Dei 14 For the third time tho senate foreign relations committee post poned iiclloii hxlny on the Kellogg treaty to outlaw war 00 Delta Alpha Class Who can vision the Mason City child awakening on Christmas morning to find an empty it was brot out in that picture Thursday without feeling a tug at his heart TURK at the heart arc important to his fund only in tho degree that they re reflected in tugs at the purse or he checkwriting checks The fund has been greatly augment ed by tho sizeable checks received in tho past few hours But it should he Dec It Spurred by the knowledge that final vote on the SwingJohnson Boulder dam bill seemed near tho sen ate today turned to the consideration of a few minor amendments designed to perfect tho measure which has boon years In the nmklng The apparent end of the controver sy has finally come to the senate thru long hard hours of work in and out ot tho senate chamber by a group off peacemakers who have insisted that the difrerences between California and Arizona be composed In the front ranks of this group Senator Plttmnn democrat Nevada this HCSHlon frequently has of fered suggestions which proved the understood that gifts of smaller de way around what soemed u stone wall lominatlon are as cordially welcomed of opposition from either Senator One of tho most surprising gifts of Johnson ot California or Sena the day was that from the Delta Alpha Ashurst and Ilayden ot Arizona Sunday school rlnss t tho unday school class ot the Congrega tional church Not that this class liasnt given In the past Not at all But the remarkable part of the mat ter is that It should be forthcoming so Boon after the campaign is started Incidentally auEKastion In the Delta Alphas course for other or ganizations The club or class or so ciety with a few dollars in the treas ury would find it difficult to hit upon a better way to spend a part of it Remember the fund is to be admin istered by Mrs T T Blalse secretary at the social welfare league whose business it is to know of Mason Citys needy Her part in the project Insures a judicious and effective expenditure Make out your check to tho Christ mas Cheer Fund and mail It to Christ hppr Mason City Buenos Aires Gives Hoover Big Welcome PresidentElect Is Well Pleased at Reception Given There B Others Helped reaccmaliers Along with Pittman Senators ins or the QUIZ SON FOR COUPLES DEATH Carbondale Man Main tains Story He Was at His Own Home CARBONDALE Dee H Victor A Hundley Bon of J C Hum formermayor of Carhondnle wl with his wife Klla was shot to daatl in their home Wednesday night was questioned all night by States Attor ney Fletcher Lewis and Sheriff Wil liam Flannngan Hd did not vary from his story of being asleep when the fatal shots were fired Hundley aald he realized there was suspicion against him Un gave n minute account of his wherenbouis Wednesday night saying he was nt home nl evening reading n while and then retiring to be awakened ly offi cers who told him of Ihe death of his father nnd stepmother At tho Inoucst which was beAiin yesterday it was brot out that Hund ley wns wqrth while other estimates placed It as high as 000 Joab Goodall tho last known person to the couple alive tostf fied Hundley made a will two years ago bequeathing most of his property to his son from whom he had been estranged many years Six months ngo Goodall said Hundley told him ho Intended cutting Victor off be cause he Is no LEXOS AIRES Dec 14 bert Hoover was highly pleased todny ovnr the hearty welcome givci him by the people of Buenos Aires tho fhwt capital that be has visited on on the eastern coast of South Ameri ca Ills trip down the slopes of the Andes and across tho fertile pampas gave him a feeling ot exaltation at the accomplishments of tho people of Ar gentina Tho Argentine government anxious that no untoward incident mar Mr Hoovers continued today to sur round him and his party with every precaution for their safety Secret service men guarded every avenue of approach Their vigilance was due to possibilities Indicated be fore his arrival by several arrests and ot Utah n democrat and Phlpps ot Colorado chairman and McNary ot Oregon a former chairman of the Ir rigation committee worked putej Finally the senators from Californ ia and Arizona helped tho progress oC the legislation by each giving up something they thot their stales need ed in order to end the deadlock Tho last remaining barrier was be lieved removed in the senate yester day by the ndoptlon of amendments respecting tho cost and income of the project and the power plant to lie built at the dam The first proposal made by Senator Phlpps reduced tho total amount lo ho authorized ly by pro viding that tho flood control works in Imperial valley which would coat TURN TO PARK II COLUMN 7 IS ELECTROCUTED New York Gangster Spends Last Hours Playing Cards OSSIXING N Dec 14 Thomas Red Moran 22 year old llrooklyn gangster who killed two po licemen was electrocuted at Slnjf Sing prison this morning after gnJn ing two hours of life because prison Inmates were giving their an nual comedy show Moran was smoking a clgaret aa entered tho death chamber He wan placed In tho chair at a and pronounced dead six minutes later His last hours were spent playing cards with his guard Moran reaching thru the bars lo play his cards on the table outside seizure of arnifj and railway maps Troojis and other guards lined every roule over which Mr Hoover traveled Hoover Is Slcptiral Mr Hoover and members of his party seemed Inclined to doubt that there had been nny plot ngalnst him The enthusiastic welcome given the presidentelect indicated there was no antiAmerican feeling on the part ot the people This enthusiasm prompted Mr Hoover to issue Ihls statement I could imagineno more wonder j ful Introduction into Argentina than thru the Andes Onn In plunged atonoo Into a realization of its greatness its splendid development and Its nvignlCI resourccrt As a student of hii mm ndvancement I hiivn a feeling of at he ncrompIshinnrH of the people or Argentina to which J havo beon witness I um loply ful for tho genuine spirit of kindness and wolromo extended by Irfgi dont Trlgoyrn and evidenced by the many thousands of proplo along the wny Tht fntlmslasm of ttw Kroftlng Slven Mr Hoover disrupted an ffnb orntc nnpplion that had born plrmned TLKN TO PAGE 1 COLUMN 4 AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen I hate srcttin stout but its a comfort to bo able to buy a new party dress with out liavin Amy borrow it before I get to wear it the second ;