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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 17, 1928, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY DECEMBER 17 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 59 PARAGUAY TROOPS NEWS OF KING CONTINUES TO BE FAVORABLE Doctors Bulletin Notes Rulers First Natural Sleep BULLETIN LONDON Dec 17 flVIt was stated officially in Buckingham Iialace at 3 oclock this afternoon that Hie slight Improvement In King Georges condition previous ly noted continues f ONDON Dec 17 News from Buckingham palace concerning the condition or King George continued favorable today While It seemed too early to con cludo that the Icing definitely was on the road to recovery he not only was holding his own hut the physicians report said that a slight Improvement noted In his condition on Sunday was continuing To this the period of na tural sleep that the king had In the late hours of last night was doubtless a valuable contributory factor The morn Ins bulletin said The king had a fair night with some natural sleep towards morning The Blight improvement in his majestys condition noted yesterday Mentions Natural Sleep It was signed by Sir Hugh Bigby Sir Stanley Hevrett and Lord Dow zon of Penn It was no ted that today for the first Nations Pay Tribute to Wright Brothers 100 MEN KILLED IN FIRST BATTLE IN DISPUTED AREA In reporting Jn tho Will Rogers NEW YORK Dec I tell you we would nothing but arguments as to where this whlta house is to be lo cated We will perhaps have another o i v 11 war to ses on which Bide of the Montgom eryWard lino its located J dont think It should bo a partisan ques tion at all as the republican party is the one that has to live ROGERS In lt continuous ly I think they ought to at least let the democrats locals it any how Just think one of those filibus ters have held up Boulder dam for seven years and when it cornea to a voto only 11 men were against It Maybe one man Is holding up the Kellogg peace treaty Yours WILL Copyright 1928 THEY WITNESSED FIRST AIRPLANE FLIGHT HOGUE STATE UDGET CHIEF the Weeptoat had previously been reported as having might havo been artificially induced Tho wording in which the bulletins are couched la so carefully chosen as to lend strength to this sup position Later a statement from an authori tative quarter confirmed the public impression Jn this respect This statement Interpreted the bulletin as meaning that his majesty for the first time since his illness became ser ious had passed 24 hours without a sedative This is regarded as encouraging os the natural sleep which the king was reported as having had Is exactly is wanted to enabla him to build up his strength There was general satisfaction that this mornings bulletin was the thlid consecutive ono in which slight but noticeable improvement was reported Authoritative circles interpreted this as meaning that his majestys condi tion was still slightly on the upgrade Doctors Watch Kcsults Physicians interested in ray ther apy are watching the results of this treatment with keen interest and an eminent radiologist in expressing his view of this mornings bulletin said that it was the best yet it Is more than likely that this new condition is duo to tho ultra violet ray treatment because tho tendency of the rajs Is to produce natural ho added Lord Bawson did not leave Buck ingham palaco until after ndon hav ing been there for more than hours Sir Hugh Rlgby noted sur geon who operated on his majesty last Wednesday left shortly after the bulletin had been issued ACacDnnald Faace During morning the Princs of Wales visited the palace as did Ram say MacDonald the former labor pre mier The usual crowd which gathered outside the palace wan an optimistic one as was evidenced by tho cheerful expression on most faces Theli TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 5 lESINIIOTEl Flu Fatal to Official After Illness of 4 Days D Four of the five eyewitnesses of the first human airplane flight made by Orville Wright at Kitty Hawk N C Dec 17 1903 were welcomed by Mr Wright to the sand dunes of Norih Carolina for the twentyfifth anniversary of the flight to right A D Ethcrldge W S Dough 1 T Daniels anil John Moore v INSURANCE MEN N B C Time ES MOINES Dec L Hogue of Blencal Iowas firsl state budget director died al oclock this morning at his room at the Hotel Cham berlain here He had been il for four days suffering from an attack of influenza Mr Hogue republican served In tho state senate during three sessions of the legislature He was chairman of tho IowaNebraska boundary com mission from 1D21 until July 1 1924 Since 1885 he lived near Blencoe Monona county and engaged in farm ing and livestock business Mr Hogue was born In Monroe county Aug 31 1861 He was edu cated in thecommon schools in War ren county Ha was married and had three children As director of the Iowa budget ho had Just completed the biennial report to be submitted to the state legisla ture next month Mr Hague was taken ill Thursday and had expected to return to his office this morning Early today he became worse however and he died shortly before 30 oclock He was 67 years old He was named budget director in August 1024 succeeding F L Maytag who served but a fow months May tag was the first budget director of the state Hogue was reappointed budget dl rector two years ago January Charley Fischer assistant budget di rector will be acting budget director until Governor Hnmmlll fills tho posi tlon permanently by appointment His two sons Lawrence of Blencoe and Lewis of Little Sioux now oper ate tlie Hoguo farms Adjusters Investigate Loss of Fire in Warehouse of Sugar Plant BELMOND Dec ad ustors from insurance companies were here yesterday for the purpose of estimating the loss caused by the lre in thesugar warehouse of the Am erican Beet Sugar company Friday night Meanwhile preparations were going on for the reopening of the plant to send the salvaged sugar thru another refining process Employes of the plant who worked up to the close of the campaign on Thanksgiving day are being rehired The plant will start running shortly after the holidays The devastation wrought by the fire Is still the mecca of a large numuer of spectators WHO Has Iowa Channel Part Time With Dav enport DES MOINKS Dec sta ion WHO returned to tho ranks of he chain broadcasting stations offi ials ot the Bankers Life company are awaiting word from New York out Crowds Gather at Lake Mills Christmas Affair LAKE MILLS Dec Christ mas celebratloft held hero Saturday brot n largo crotod to town Early In tho afternoon cafi were parked on al streets many blocks from tho business section Santa Claus made his appearance after the free show given for the chil dren at tho Irving theater Eight him dred sacks of candy and peanuts were distributed The merchants who span sercd the event felt that it was a sue cess In eevry way CORRESPONDENT WANTED Tho GlobeGazette Is in need of news writer at Tltonka If interested address the managing editor Stations JOBLESS FATHER Fools of Years Ago Are Honored TwentyFifth Anniversary of Mans First Flight Is Observed By WILLIAM B BEROHTOLD Associated Press Aviation KITTY HAWK N Dec 17 Kill Devil Hills windswept sanddunes on tho North Carolina coast became an international ahrlno today as an alrmlnded world paid tribute to the men It called flying fools 25 years ago Orvllle Wright the first man to fly was the center of an international elebratlon in observance the wentyflfth anniversary of mans Irst flight Scores of hardy seafar border garrisons ng folk who live along these sandy bores anxiously awaited tho return if the man whom they regarded as foolhardy but harmless a quarter ol century ago The four living witnesses of the Wright brothers first flights here 25 ago today related Incidents from their memory ot the first flight Three Give Incidents Three oC the men Jolm T Daniels W B Dough and A D Etheridge are now past BO years of age and their graying hair and ruddy faces tell tho story of hardy early lives or members ot the Kill Devil Hills life saving crew The fourth living spec tator ot the flvst flight John was only 18 years old on that colt League Council Sends Telegrams Urging Countries to Prevent Further Outbreak Bolivian Losses Light in Skirmish BULLETIN WASHINGTON Dec Notification Hint Paraguay had re ceived the offer of the PanAmerican conference to assist in mediating the dispute with Bolivia and an Indication that It would be accepted was given the state department today by Dr Juan V Ramirez Pnraguayan charge daffaires WASHINGTON Dec 17 Whether a state approaching war between Bolivia and Paraguay was a question today Paraguay seemad to think that it docs and announced that it had taken steps to meet the situation but Bolivia declared thru Its foreign minister that its army had not been mobilized and that the latest clashes were participated in only by In any case the situation vas tense enough to cause those seeking a lot of alarm and to cause them to get busy also President Brland of the council of the league of nations dispatched cable grams to the governments of both countries pointing out the dangers to eace which would result from contact between armed forces Pope Pius and King Alfonso of Spain have offered their good offices to settlement of the quarrel LA PA2I Bolivia Dec 17 ff Un official advices of the fighting in border district of Chaco state that more than 100 Paraguayan somlers lave been killed The Bolivian losses were described as light It was added that Bolivian troops had captured 39 wagons loaded with provisions and munitions a large tractor and numer ous prisoners The foreign office authorized catlons to aay that not ining the program With the exception of the Victor MILWAUKEE HAS 2 NEWTRAINS Holiday Rush of Traffic Will Be Attended to Says Ingraham For purposes of expediting Chrlst naa traffic into and out ot Mason City during the holiday rush the Milwaukee road will install two extra assengcr trains on the afternoon of Dec 10 and the service will continue until Jan 2 Terminals will be Mason City and Marquette The eastbound train will leave Ma son City at 1 oclock reaching Charles Jity at oclock New Hampton at and Mnrtjuetto at The west lound train will leavo Marnuetto at 3S oclock and reach Mason City at oclock It will reach New Hampton at oclock and Charles City at 5 oclock This extra service was announced Monday by Supt W F Ingraham record program from S to 9 a m the ocal station was unable to list any of the entertainment on its program or today according to John M Ale Carroll advertising manager WHO will be silent from 5 p m today to give of Davenport a chance to use the same wave length for the chain programs On Tuesdays Thursdays and Saturdays and alter nate Sundays WHO will be on the air after B p m and on the remaining days the station will have the chan nel until 5 p m The remainder of the week will he turned over to WOC Iowa listeners hailed the unexpected action of the National Broadcasting company with delight and the Iowa Radio Vsteners league will meet at S p m today In the council chamber of the city linll to make plans for further improvement of the local situa tion NAVY TESTS SUB DEVICE Des Monies Man to Fly Around World in Amphibian Plane DES MOINES nee have been announced here by Lieut George U Pond Detroit with Capt Charles KingsfordSmlth In the flight of the Southern Cross across the Pac ific to Australia for a flight around the world in an amphibian plane The express purpose of the flight it la said will be to show that the com mercial amphibian Is a practlca method of flying and to Bell people the Idea of this typo of plane Present plans call for hops of from to miles Stores ot gaso line and oil o being sent ahead to the various stops on the schedule Refitted S4 Is Sunk to Demonstrate Lifting Apparatus NI5W LOXDON Dec 17 navy had the refitted hulk of he submarine S4 at sea today seeking to prevent recurrence of disasters such as the sinking of the undersea boat with a loss of 40 men exactly one year ago Stripped offf except Its steering and diving apparatus tho submarine In ow of the tender Falcon went from the naval base here to a spot off Block Island 30 miles away In Long Island sbund for deliberate sinking without a crew and a test today of now lifting hooks or dead eyes 1th which it has been fitted Tho sceno of the experiment was but a few miles from the spot where the submarine S51 was rammed sunk by the steamer City of Rome In By the use ot tlin hooks pontoons and apparatus naval experts hope to make rescue of men imprisoned In an undersea croift and salvage of the ship a matter of hours whero formerly the task has required days The lifting hooks and probably the rebuilt diving ship Defender will ho tested In Long Island sound while experiments with other emilpment will he mado next month oft Key West Florida Despondency Due to Lack of Work Blamed by Police CHICAGO Dec 17 gone mortgage foreclosed weighed with inanclal worry James McCulIough sought a tragic way out ot his trou pes yesterday by slaying his wife and one ot his two small sons Mrs McCulIough was killed in her id her skull crushed by blows of a urnace shaker Her invalid son Ar thur only 9 years old sought tohelp lior He too was beaten down in jured so severely that he died early today In his delirium at the hospital lost night Arthur moaned Dont rhit me daddy Dont hit me Thru the story Jim told them police were able to piece together the tragedy James McCuIough 39 the father had been out of work Tho mortgage on thelihome was foreclosed and yes terday they were to have moved to a new house Early yesterday Jim awoko and heard a noise In the next room Ho hopyed out of bed and found his father wiping blood from Arthurs head Go back to McCulIough told his son Arthurs sick But Jim could not sleep Again be heard Arthur and crept out of bed and asked Whats tho matter with Arthur Whats the j matter daddy I Ill get a the father re piled and drove away In the ram shackle family automobile In a bedroom Jim found his mothc dead her skull crushed with n poke Police believe the man crazed will despondency had slain her and then struck down his crippled son with th same weapon when Arthur answerei his mothers cries asked the life sUvIngr crew to aid In launching their flying machine Moore trudged up thru the heavy sands against a biting wind to watch what the little group expected to be another flying machine that would not fly Tho men helped tho Wrights ace their machine on its track ant aited with mixed sentiments of hope ulness and pessimism as Orvllle right climbed into the kitelike ma line The engine was wnvmetf up The ropcller churned in the stlCC wind a ire holding the machine was iased and It started down the track Vllbur Wright ran alongside the righ Ing ready to balance it on tin rack The machine dashed down its alls and lifted Into the air flying 121 eet In 12 seconds before settling on to ic sand without damage Not n Mile Hop It was a short flight compared t ic present world record of more than 100 miles between Rome and Brazil lit it proved for tho first time in he history of civilization that ma ould fly In a machine of his own de ign Three other flights were mad y the Wrights 25 years ago today Vllbur staying aloft for 69 second nd flying 852 feet agninst a 20 mil vlnd on the fourth attempt The stiff winds which still blow in rom the Atlantic with terrific veloclj y not only aided the Wrights In their I TUKN TO PAGE COLUMN 1 Pioneer of Wesley Succumbs at Algona WESLTCY Dec Brew ster 75 years old an early settler i this community died early Frlda mornninjt at an Algona hospital fo lowing the ampuatlon of a leg Infec ion and gangrlne set in his foot whic necessitated this action Warren brother two years younger Is th only near relative left In the Brewste family hla parents having died som twentyfive years ago Capital City Girl Wins in Radio Event the Weal Thompson Legion Post Sponsoring Program THOMPSON Dec Legion post of Thompson is sponsoring a community Christmas tree In Thoirp son Tlie business houses are decor ated and an evergreen tree 30 fejt high has been placed on the strct intersection Santa Claus will arrive Saturday to distribute packages to tho children IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy to cloudy and colder Monday night Probably snow flurries in extreme eastern part Tuesday mostly fair LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures Cor 24 liour period ending at 8 oclock a m Mondnj Highest Sunday tft Decrees Jnivest in Nicht 2fi Degrees At 8 A M Monday 26 Degrees Traco of Snow For like period ending at 8 Sunday morntng Highest Saturday 43 Degrees lowest In Night 32 1reclpltalinn 01 of an Inch Seldom has thesun scorned mure cheerful than on Sunday when It iv vlsited the sceno after an absence of several days But tho situation re turned to status quo Monday Ing except that an element of chilli ness and a touch of snow had bofn added The wind was out of ihc west Boys Prize in Audition NEW YORK Dec 17 young choir singer from Washington and a from California stood ac claimed the winners toduy among contestants in the second na tional radio au dition sponsor ed by the At L t e rTCent foundation Miss Hazel Cecilia A r t h 25 a contralto was adjudged the best of the girls division in the finals last night when she sang Men Coeur a ta Voix from the opera Samson and She wan the first of the girl finallHts on the program broad cast over and 29 stations o the National ISroadcasling company Donald Novies 22 Pasadena a lyric tenor and a member of the Klee club o Whit tier college where he Is a student won the boys first prize by slns Ing Ia Hove from the opera Kach received in cash gold decoration and a twoyear NOV1ES college scholarship RAINS TURN TO SNOWSTORM glon were participated in only by bor der garrisons When word ol the Bolivian victory at Fort Boquoron was received men women and chil dren were moved to a patriotic frenzy Paraded La PazStreets They paraded the streets of La Paz and gathered In front of the national palace where the clamor ot the crowd hrot President Silos and Foreign Min ister Elio from their offices The pres ident and the foreign minister spoke to the assembly and counselled seren ity Among the Bolivians killed at the tort was Second Lieut Joso Miguel Vlllanuova Cliavvarria Three broth ers of the officer called on tho presi dent and asked permission to march the Paraguayans The presi dent embraced them with deep emo tion Another note was sent to the league of nations and described the fighting at Bcnuoron After relating In an ab breviated form circumstances the first clash on Dec li nt Fort Van Manila the note said that It wan loperl then that further clashes be voided No Intervention Appeal The Incident at Fort Boqucron hen motioned In the claim made that was provoked by furtlier Paraguay in aggression The note made no appeal for Inter vention by tho league ot nations It concluded wtlh the statement that it only helns sent in compllaneo vlth the league councils request to have all the facts put before it Paraguays actions in the latest In cidents were termed not only further unfolding ot Paraguayan aggression jut also transasRresslons against sol emn pacts which nations civilized avo evolved to maintain tho peace of the ASUNCION Paraguay Dec 17 Partial mobilization of Paraguyan TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 1 Southwestern States Get Heavy Fall Roads Impassable KANSAS CITY Dec 17 olloivlnjf Sunday rains roll in th outhwestern s tat en today extending leep Into the Texas panhandle Mis souri Kansas and Oklahoma like wlso were nffected Dirt roads were impassable at Uor ger Texas wherea five inch snow wna reported Upwards of an rich of snow had fallen at Wichlla eaily today A hard fall began here about midnight Street car and nutomohlla traffic were tied up last nislU in fol owing a heavy allday rain which flooded streets and lowlands homes Biremen were called out to rescue sev eral families whose homes weru Inun dated Tho Trinity river there was on a sharp The heavy rain was general over northern Texas and In Oklahoma whero the temperature turned down last night and snow flur ries began Predictions wero that the tempera ture would remain n the lower tics over the affected states today HET By Robert Quillen Im willin to believe most of the idiots around here got that way by fallin on their heads when they were little but not when theres two of em in the ;