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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 20, 1928, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS FINAL EDITION ASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER 20 1928 PRBS3 AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE RANIERI JUDGE NO 64 THREATENED JEWEL CITY OF SOUTH AMERICA A WAITS HOOVER Utah Speeding to Rio for Visit of Three Days RIO JANEIRO Dec 20 cials today were planning an elab orate greeting1 for Herbert Hoover while the people of Rio Janeiro were anxiously awaiting their chance to welcome an American battleship the first time in almost four years The Utah which is due here tomorrow afternoon with the Hoover party paid a visit to Rio Janeiro on Jan 13 1925 and that was the last timethat United sailors ana marines strolled thru the palmfringed avenldas of the capital Committees to greet Mr Hoover wero named by the senate and the chamber after orators had paid tribute to him from the floor An arch was erected In front of the United States embassy decorated with American and Brazilian flags flanking Wel come Herbert Hoover in letters three feet high formed of electric lights Y Runaway Girl Wins Race Across Continent JUST SAILING ALONG TJ S S UTAH BNROUTE TO RIO JANEIRO Dec 20 Altho Her bert Hoover has decided that he will not visit Havana on the present good will trip it was stated today that he yould so to the Cuban capital before lis inauguration Ha Is also conslder to Meilc roiUner along the Brazilian ccast today at better than 15 and Is due todock at Rio at 2 p m tomorrow Hoover was busy on the speech he will deliver at Rio Janeiro when formally welcomed by Dr Washington Luis Pcrelra Do Souza prejtdent of Brazil Christmas on Board lie was also busy on matters Which have been reaching him dally from the United States His present desire Is to get back to take up a multitude of matters awaiting his attention in TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 1 Will Rogers NEW YORK Dec they finally stopped us from send ing marines to every war wo could hear of They arg having one In Afghanis tan the thing will bo over before congress can pro nounce It much less find out where it la lo cated It seems the king over there thot he was adopting morjern ideas by limiting ROGERS his subjects to one wife per each No wonder they threw him out Ho was Just old fashioned and didnt know it He wasnt modern he was just queer Yours Copyright 1928 BRIAND THANKS TWO COUNTRIES Arbitration Agreements Bring Note From League Head PAHIS Dec 20 Min ister Brland after receiving official messages announcing that Bolivia and Paraguay had submitted their differ ences to the PanAmerican conference in his capacity as president of the council of the league of nations sent this cable today to the two govern ments council and all whose efforts were bent toward preventing aggrava tion of the dispute and toward facili tating peaceful settlement by any method can only rejoice at the halting of the conflict between members of the league united by race and common tradltlpna and that the generous offer of PanAmorloan arbitration has been favorably received The council also can only hope that thanks to tho procedure which these two parties have now adopted there will follow as rapidly ag possible a settlement of their differences which will reestablish between them Rood understanding and pacific coopora WEST CASE IS IN SENATE FOR CONFIRMATION Committee Reports Fav orably on Coolidge Nomination BULLETIN WASHINGTON Occ 20 Prepared to submit to Hie senate ho favorable report of tho lands committee on the nomination of Hoy O West us secretary of in terior Chairman Nye held out little hope today lor a senate vote on confirmation liefiro the holi days Dec 20 futher fight ori the nomination of Hoy O West Chicago to ho secre tary of the Interior will he on the floor tho senate His confirmation has been favorably reported by the senate public lands committee by a voto of 7 to 3 but only after Chairman Xye had read a statement In Mr Wests presence in which ho said the appointment was nomination was sent to the senate along with that of William F Whiting secretary of commerce Whiting was confirmed several days ago but predictions that a fight would be made on West wcro borne out Ho was questioned before Hie public lands committee about tho Salt Creel royalty oil lease and about his con nections with Samuel Insull power utility magnate Tho inquiry took on tho character of an oil investigation before it was thru Dr Hubert Work former secretary of tho interior and William J Donovan an assistant to the attorney general being called It then shifted back to West anrl after more talk of Wests relations with sull nnd Nycs statement the vote tA lowed Nye Against West Nye a republican senators Waloh democrat Montana and Wagner democrat New York voted against Plane Being Refueled in Air in Endurance Test i sceklni to keep Question Mark trtmofored In the atr for days duruig an elaborate test vatMiner Field Log Aiipeles LThe plum will rciiiai n rinft m fli Washing tl MewcE liff in i i cord phntoBraphed with Maj Gen James Left to right General Fechet Maj Gen Sptrtz Captain Hoyt Ira C Enlicr Lieut E berg Koy Hooe The plane is now enroufevacross tho heen refueled in the air AnEelcs and already E Feche Queaidn and AVIATOR LANDS DAM AGED PLANE Plucky Flyer Crawls Out of Wreckage With Slight Wound CHICAGO Another chapter in the bulky book of airplane daringwas written in the shies over the municipal airport by Pilot C Melton the National Air transport One side of Meltons landing gear ing snapped as he took off Other pilots took the air and by gestures pointed cut his plight For halE an hour Melton circledthe field trying to decide whether to use his parachute and abandon tho plane or 10 attempt a landing which almost cer tainly meant iismashup It not death Suddenly he decided and pointed the nosa of his piano toward the field Tho plane tipped over smashed one wing skid and tilted up on Its nose DISPATCHERS CANT AGREE 4 MEN DIE IN RESULTANT WRECK WARSAW Dec 20 traindispatchers had a dispute ns to which freight should have the right of way Neither would give in Tho result was that two trains met head on Pour trainmen wero killed and 33 cars smashed Condition of King Shows Steady Gain Complete Recovery Will Be Slow However Author ities LONDON Dec 20 Melton crawled out of the wrecltngo George seemed today to with a slight cut on his check West Thogo voting for him were Senators Odclie McNary Glenn oiul Lnrrazolo republicans and Plttman Kendrick nnd Ashurst Senators Smoot Utah republican and DYRDS SHIP BACK IN PORT Eleanor Boiling Will Up Another Load of Equipment Dec WEI I T N G T O N New Dill democrat vote Washington did not In his statement read before West and committee members Nye said there was about the moral fitness or the general qualifications the secretary Ho declared that based his objections to him on liis background and his long connection with Samuel Insull Remembering that the federal pow er commission of which tho secretary of the Interior is a member not only has the power to grant leases upon power sites in our great Senator Nyo said but has also the power of fixing valuations of power developments it Is extremely hard for me In view oC Mr Wests connec tions and background to feel Kieat public interest Involved In schomes fostered under tie leadership of the Insull Interests TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN S 20 Boiling which towed Commander Richard K Byrds ship The City of New York 03 far ns the Antarctic ice paok was the thickest that had been another load of equipment The captain reported that the Ice pack was the thickest that liar been known for 13 summers The City of New York is not ex pected to reach open water this month be getting better and oil of Britain was the hap jpicr for it His doctors had not yet said that he wns on the road to re covery and therefore anxiety still con tinued hut in a lesser degree An authoritative survey of the varl ous stages ot the Illness which has al ready endured a full month was made j public today by tho Lancet and the I British Medical Journal medical pub jJications It concluded Pick w apparent to medical men jthat not only the severity and length lor the infection but the cxhaustionre therefrom must make progress slow and difficult At the same time the dangerous phases the illness have been mounted and there are Increasingly Zealand Eleanor Conviction of Hiram Reed Is Upheld by Illinois High Court nee 20 Conviction of Hiram Ttecti farmer swain who attempted the murder of his school teacher fiance was upheld by tho Illinois supremo court here solid grounds for hoping that recov ery will result from this long anxious The evening medical bulletin said Tlie king has passed a quiet day Both the general and local conditions aro continuing to rnnko slow prog Prominent Georgian Is Sought in Slaying COMMERCE Dec 20 O Wllllford 63 cotton factor and member of 1 prominent Georgia fam ily was sought today In connection with the slaying of Bud Haggard Ci Jackson county farmer Search for Wllliford wns authorized by the coroners Jury wMeh probed the death of Haggard whose body wm found on a farm Saturday with a bul let wound In the head STATE OFFICERS AT HOGUE RITES Hammili Heads Delegation at Blencoe for Budget Mans Funeral BLTDXCOE Dec 20 of ficials and friends were here today for the funeral ot E L Hoguc state bud Bet director who dictl in Des Moines Monday Services were to be held at tho high school auditorium at 2 with the Rev J K Perkins pastor of tho First Congregational church of Council Bluffs preaching the sermon State house offices in 15ns iUoinos wore to close during the funeral secretary of slate R K Johnson of slate T w auditor of stnte John Fletcher attorney gen pral and Mark Thornburg secretary of agriculture expected to attend the services Mrs Hogue Is ill in Des Moines MYERS QUITS FEDERAL BOARD Trade Commission Chairman Sends Resignation to Coolidge WASHINGTON Dee 20 man Abram F Myers of tho federal trade commission has forwarded his resignation to President Coolidge Myers who Is in New York has been nerving under a recess appoint ment since the expiration of the term in which he was confirmed bythe senate more than n year ago Re cently he hecamo chairman of tbe commission under the rotation system and at that time there were reports that his renomination might not be sent to tho senate whoro some oppo sition to him has been expressed The chairman became involved in a dispute with the senate Judiciary committee during its inquiry ot tbe consent decree entered into by the Baking company to terminate anti trust litigation Involving the Conti nental Baking corporation Aa a former assistant attorney gen eral Myers negotiated tho consent do cree Tho cnso has heen under fire since In congress and Senator Walsh democrat JUontona has n proposal to have the senate ask the commission lo reinstltutn proceedings against tho Continental corporation STUDENTS SING WHILE RESCUE WORK GOES ON Passengers of Damaged Ship Taken Aboard New Vessel VANCOUVER B Dec 20 rescue at sea to the accompani ment of the strains of Old Man sung by a group of college boys was described here today More than 100 passengers ot the coastwise steamer Princess Adelaide were brot to this port yesterday by the steamer Princess Royal to which they had been transferred after their ship had been rammed amidships by the British freighter Hampholm in a fog in English bay Thomas MacLachlan purser of the Princess Adelaide and Charles Halnes a passenger suffered minor injuries when the prow of the Hampholm cut ten feet Into tho side ot the ship wrecking tho cabins were quartered in which they While officers and members of the crew of the Princesa Adelaide wore assisting other passengers into life boats agroup oE students from the University of British Columbia home ward bound for the holidays went Into a huddle and sang the college song Old Man Noah In an effort to They were amorigthe last td leave tho ship Tho Princess Adelaide with her en gine room flooded was towed to the Was Fleeing From Suitor Back in East Young Woman Disappears in Berkeley Meeker on Last Air Hop BDLLETIN SALT LAKE CITY Dec 20 IP O Meeker Rochester N medical student hopped off nt 9 a for Snn Francisco on the last leg of n transcontinental aerial pursuit of Miss Ruth Me Council ICe refused o discuss his plans DERKELEY Dec 20 L cited because of the publicity received flnd weeping1 occasion ally Miss Ruth McConnell 26 New York arrived here today on the Over find limited and took a taxicab for an unannounced address F 3D Lnne Pullman conductor said the young woman hsd confided that sho was comliifr yest for a vacation ind to avoid marrying Kenneth B Coulter New York broker Miss Mc Connell was nuoted as saying that Coulter was not hrJr uncle as dis patches from New York said but an acquaintance who hand In marriage harbor entrance as was tho Hump holm Neither was believed to tie in danger of sinking The Princess Adelaide was outbound for Victoria nnd Seattle and tho Hampholm was Inbound with grain from Shanghai Water tight compartments saved tho Princess Adelaide from sinking tho she 1ms a hole fifteen feet across and ten feet deep extending from the up per deck to below tho water line on the starboard side amidships The freighters prow penetrated tho boiler room of tho Adelaide Fortes Gil Favors U S Investors But Must Respect Laws MEXICO CITY Dec 20 dent Fortes Oil says that the doors of Mexico will be open to honest foreign ers coming to the country to invest capital and exploit thn natural re sources under the protection ot Mexi can lavw In writingto A B Lloyd an Am erican geologist who is surveying the il region the president added thru dill protection nnd facilities would be fiven to In good faith with out any restrictions except that they must obey tlie laws IOWA FORECAST Mostly fair Thursday night nnd Friday colder Thursday night HliRhtly warmer Friday In north west and north central portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock n m Thursday Highest Wednesday 23 Degrees Lowest In Night 1 Below At 8 A M Thursday Snowfall 10 of an Inch Precipitation 01 of an Inch Decembers second excursion Into lie realm of real winter occurred Wed nesday night when nftcr a lively spurt of snow tho index In the Glohe Gazettes government minimum ther mometer dropped to a degree below zero This hns been exceeded only once Dec t and then by only 1 de gree The wind was from the north west Thursday morning nnd tho sun was doing its best to drive up the temperature had sought her Ijine said the girl told him sho expected to go to San Francisco and become a music teacher from New York and Omalia previously had said Miss Mc Connell had been missing from home for three weeks Miss McConnell dodged several reporters and camera men waiting at Oklahoma to meet her by getting off he train liere REPORTS CONTRADICT SAN FRANCISCO Dec 20 Mystery concerning the airplane dash across half the United States In ap parent pursuit ot a Rtrl deepened to day as tho principals who have re fused Interviews neared this city anil TURK TO PAGE 1 COLUMN 4 Girl Sets Up Flight Mark for Her Sex Viola Gentry Record Is 8 Hours 6 Min utes 37 Seconds lUILLKTIN v HOOSEVKLT FIELD X Dec 20 flMiss Viola Gentry ninio down nut of the niEnfllioil sides at ocliwh this afternoon after estnbllshiiie an endurance solo fllsht record for women of eight hours six minutes nnd 37 seconds She made a perfect land Ing lio heavy rain nnd aim wed no fatiuue from her hours in the air KOOSEVELT FIELD N Dec 20 in a vast amount of clothing to protect her from a chilling wind Miss Viola Gentry 28 took off in an open cockpit htplnno at oclock this morning in nn attempt to establish an official womens endur ance record Her piano carried gallons of gas oline awl she hoped to remain In tho air until 7 oclock tonight No endur ance record for women Is now offi cially recognized The hnrogrnplj wns sealed liy llnrry Booth of tho National Aeronautical Field attendants said Miss Gentry was clad Cor her flight more warmly thnn any aviator ever to leave this field To battle llio elements included a heavy topcoat two flying suits n woolen head protector a furlined hoi mot furllnnd gloves reaching to the elbows nnd furlined liootlos Miss Gentry who was born In Gentry N has 120 hours of flying time to her credit She has worked as 1 waitress cashier and steno graphcr at various times to acquire money for aviation instruction MISSIVE ORDERS JURIST TO QUIT TRIALJJF CASE Mike Devito Next to Chicago Court Hears CHICAGO Dec 20 latter threatening death to Judge Rob ert E Gentzel was received by the ludgo this morning shortly bofora lie aok the bench to resume the trial three defendants accused of tho kid taping of 10 year old Billy Ranler Tho letter written on brown paper pith a blue crayon was mailed at I oclock thin morning and was re selvcrt by the judgein his chambers 10 prepared to open tho morning ses sion of court The message was scrawled In It scarcely legible hand in an upper cur ner of the page of paper Otlicr Letters You are to It read you lied now quit our It was un signed hut tho authorities said thn writing was similar to that of threat ening letters received by eevcrjl others Involved in tho case Including tho Hanlerl family and state wit nesses The message was received as Devito whom the state charged hnd been marked for death was waiting in tho courtroom under heavy guard to take the stand Prosecutors remarkol grimly that they wanted his testimony before something happened to Yesterday at a hearing Vefore Gentzel the stata opposed the freeing three suspects in the slaying1 earlier In tho week of another witness by de claring that one oC the defendants remarked to a bailiff that Dcvlui would bo the next to die Judgo Gentzel continued the hear ing until Saturday when the prose cution maintained that If tho suspects held for tho killing of Olo Scully nil other stato witness were freed would Immediately slay Devito Tho suspects include a brother of ono tho defendants and Billys godfather Guard In Cuse Angelo Ictltti ono ot tho defend ants made tho threat against Devito llio stato charges Scully the prose cution said was tho only witness HffaliiHt Pntlrll In another extortion case and Devito is tho only witness against him In still another cnso ot similar nature Tho other defendants Andrew Cnp ltnno nnc Ills IS year old son Tony ire alleged to havo held tho Ranicrl 1oy for 13 days on tliclr farm jicnr Kanknkoe after rctttti had en gineered tho kidnaping Virtually everyody connected with the trial in cluding judge Jury witnesses and the Flnnlcil family today was under closo guard ot halt a hundred policemen from the states attorney office Californian Has 5 Living Wives No Record of Divorce SANTA ANA JDec 20 Clarence P Rand son of n wcalthT1 paving contractor formerly ot El Paso who has five living wives and no di vorces has been found sane by a mi perlor court Jury here after hart pleaded not guilty of bigamy by rea son of Insanity He will be sentenced today Governor Hammili to Be Inaugurated Third Time on Jan 17 1929 MOIXES Dec IB nor llnmmlU will lie InmiKiirnlrd for the third limn on fan 17 according lo present tentative plans AUNT HET By Robert Quillen The trouble about mar ryin a man younger than you is that he starts in feelin sorry for you an ends up feelin sorry for ;