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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 21, 1928, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION XXXV CENTS PER corr ABBOCTATHD PRBSB U4Sgp wma MPOM MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY DECEMBER 21 1928 UWITBD PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL SUTPUSMZINTAL SERVICE NO 62 COOLIDGE BOULDER BILL RIO IS DECKED OUT IN BEST TO GREET HOOVER Great Ovation Given American President DID JANBIRO Brazil Dec SI PresldfentElect Hoover begln i nlnff the last of his goodwill visits to IjatlnAmerican countries on hJs pres ent tour landed at Rio Janeiro this afternoon In the midst of a great pop ular demonstration Hoover and President Washington Luis of Brazil rode by automobile at the head of a long procession of of ficial cars thru three miles of showers of confetti thrown by thousands of spectators who filled the windows In every building on the beautiful Avenl Ida Hio Granco from the pier to the j Gtianabaro palaco I United States and Brazilian flags flew from almost every window add ing to the brilliant color of the Thousands alone the route cheered and applauded while airplanes soared overhead An escort of lancers In brilliant uniforms rode beside the Hoover car ana the Presidentelect bowed repeatedly to one of the greatest demonstrations that he received anywhere on his South Amer loan trip People Await Battleship RIO JANEIRO ree 21 stars and stripes in Rio Janeiro today In greeting to Herbert Hoorer and were on the alert to prevent anv antiAmerican demon ptrations and other buildings and the streets were decorated withthe red white and blue of the United green and yellow of Brazil entwined In tribute to tho presidentelect of a sister repub lic Special measures to prevent any hostile demonstrations were planned at a conference of all the district po lice heeds They were determined that there should be no such manifesta tions as occurred at Montevideo white Jfr Hoover was there People watched all along the har bor anxious to catch the first glimpse of the U S S Utah and theArgen tine cruisers Bahia and Rio Grande do Sul accompanying it Twelve air planes were assigned to fly out to meet tho battleship bringing Mr Hoover Makes All Front Pnges Tho front pages of the newspapers were devoted largely to photographs oC Mr Hoover and his family the house where ho was born and of the white house his next residence Octavlo Mangabelra Brazilian for eign minister asked tho Brazilian journalists to make special efforts to meet and know the American writers Inform them of the real Brazil see that they ate Brazilian food and came to know Rio Janeiro and Us environs during their stay The foreign minister said that the great value In Mr Hoovers visit 7ay In his Initiative to start and not wait till hs was Invited This showed that Mr Hoover really wanted to know the problems of South America One discordant note was struck by the press The newspaper II Piccolo Sao Paulo said In a signed article that Hoover Americans know only dollars and that decadent Europe might teach Americans many End of the Trip TT S S UTAH ENROUTE TO RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil 21 Bearing messages of greeting from the people of the large North Ameri can republic to those of the largest fiouth American republic President Elect Hoover came today to the grand finale of his LatinAmerican goodwill TURN TO PAGE 4 COLtWfN 7 Probe Attempt to Wreck Fast Louisville Train Will Rogers NEW YOBIC Dec There Is some nut got a habit there in New York I doubt it he ban reached your town for most of your states have Its to go baro headed on the street Ha has worn something o n Ills head since his moth er tied a hood under his chin but has nev er attracted any attention so lets It rain flown his neck to shiV7 people that lie bathes It your ROGERS head hasnt sot enough In it to carry a hat why all the sunshine on It In the world wont do it any good We have scene n our show where another comedian and my self coma out with dress suits and barefooted No difference from bo Ing bareheaded on the street only wo get paid for attracting atten tion and being funny Let women leave off something they do It much better than mer Every tlmo a woman leaves oft something sha looks worse Youra WILL CopvrJgltt WALDORF NEW YORK HOTEL IS TO BE WRECKED Noted Structure Is to Make Way for Office Building NEW YORK Dec 21 WaldorfAstoria hotel famous as a center of New York social life for two generations has been doomed to the wrecking bar Announcement of the sale of the property and plans to erect a 50story office building on its site at Fifth avenue and Thirtythird street was made by Lucius M Boomer president of the WaldorfAstoria Realty corpor ation The Bethlehem Engineering corporation is the purchaser Demoli tion of the structure Is to begin next summer Tho WaldorfAstoria originally was two hotels which were welded Into one The original hotel the Waldorf was opened in 18D3 on the site of the man sion ot William Waldorf Astor who erected It shortly before he went to make his home In England and be came Ijord Astor of CUverden Then Built Astoria Pour years later tho home ot John Jacob Astor adjoining on the Thirty fourth street frontage was replaced TURN TO PAGE 4 B KIDNAPED BOYS FATHER IS SENT NOTE THRU MAIL Star Witness Appeals to Police for More Guards pHICAGO Deo 21 death v threats today Increased the ten sion in the Billy Hauler I kidnaping case already punctuated by an slnatlon A Frank Hanleri father of the boy for whose abduction three men are on trial received a new note thru the mails warning him of death Ranlerl recipient of previous threats Is stay Ing at a downtown hotel under heavy police guard during the trial while the Ranlerl home has a constant guard of four policemen Devi to Asks lor Help Mike Devlto who testified yesterday for the state and who believes he hu been picked as the next man to telephoned police late last night pleading or reenforcement of police guard at his home Im he Pleoae send more He told of mysterious automobiles passing slowly by his house at regu lar intervals during the night Devlto missed assassination by a matter of minutes last Monday when another state witness Ole Scully Was slalrt Devlto had Just left m Taylor restaurant when gunmen entered ahc shot Scully Every principal In the Ranlerl trial Is under judge the prose cutors attorneys witnesses and Ju rors All spectators are searched be fore entering the court rooms A threat to slay Judge Geritzel presid ing was a development yesterday Flan Night Sessions The had completed Its evi dence today Ita case abruptly short ened when ten witnesses upon whom it had counted vanished or refused point blank to testify This setback was blamed by prose cutora upon the fear Inspired by the Scully Blaylng and by the belief by many that other lives are In danger Night sessions will be started to night In an effort to end the case before Christmas BOY DARES MAFIA TERRORISM 3DAY SEARCH BY AIR FAILS TO FIND PAIR Moneymooners May Be Wandering Thruout Waste Lands GRAND CANYON Dec 1 Belief that Mr and Mrs Glenn Jycte who disappeared while navi gating the treacherous water of the Colorado river on a hazardous honey moon adventure flllll are alive spurred volunteers onward today In Billy Bnnieri 10 Chicago wearing hlg first pair of long trousers pointed out from the witness stand two men accused of kidnaping and holding htm for ransom One of the states witnesses was slain the day Billy that didnt frighten him Heavy police tXallseiwrtfed the boy arifflilg father from what the thoritles call activities Meeker Continues Hunt for Runaway N Y Girl Hearing for lowan Held in Fraud Case Is Set for Next May SIOUX CITT Dec 21 of Merle Kempton IS on a clmrga of making false entries In the records of the Livestock National bank where he Is a bookkeeper has been set for May 28 next by U S Commissioner A TV Johnson Kempton was arrested with Fred L Schmidt following the Inttera report ed admission that Kempton had aided him in embezzling more than from the Pierce and Garnet Commis sion company where Schmidt was em ployed Schmidt has been formally charged with cheating by false pretenses King George Believed to Have Turned Corner Student Day Behind Lands at Airport After Ocean toOcean Dash SAN FRANCISCO Dec 21 David O Meeker medical student of Rochester N arrived at the Oak land airport early today in his pursuit ot Mlsa Ruth McConnell pretty 2G year old musician who arrived on the coast by train yesterday with the ex planation that she had left Rochester three weeks ago to escape matrimony and the ministrations of physicians Meeker left the airport for an unac counted destination upon landing at 3 a in an airmail plane from Reno Xev Miss McConnell checked out of her hotel hern yesterday and was in seclusion today The medical student followed the girl across the continent at the re quest of Kenneth B Coulter wealthy w York broker and a friend of the McConnell family who said she had been 111 and explained that he was In terested in her welfare On her arrival yesterday Miss Mc Connell asserted that Rhe left Roches ter to avoid marrying Coulter and to escape physicians and relatives who wero too solicitous for her Meeker took otf from Reno in the airmail plane after the plane he had chartered at Omaha Wednesday In an effort to overtake Mlas McCon nells train was forced dorrn near there late yesterday AMERICAN SHIP STUCK ON ROCKS Vessel Damaged During Gale Off Tampico Crew Re ported in No Danger MEXICO CITY Dec 21 patches from Tamplco today said that the American steamer Nevarla had gone on the rocks off Tnmpico In a galo Heavy seas prevailed efforts to rescue the crew were fruit ess The men were In no limncdlafe danger Ship Goes Ashore BELFAST Ireland Dec 21 The American steamer Westotant went ashore in Bangor bay close to the headquarters of the Ulster yacht club early todny 7t was likely that tho vessel was bound for Belfast from Glasgow and New Or Britain Greatly Cheered by Progress Made by Monarch BULLETIN SOUTHAMPTON Dec 21 George returning home from Iris sea station at Her miirta to the bedside of tils lather arrived at Southampton today aboard the steamship Berengarla LONDON Dec 21 ment by five doctors attending King George that his progress waa now es tablished on a firmer basis broi im mense relief today to tho royal house hold and the public in general The king waa considered to havo turned the corner The whole history of his illness waa regarded ns a re markable testimony to his powers ot resistance It scorned apparent however that a long period must elapse before the king could be regarded as convales cent This opinion npparently was Ini HANG DEFENDANT IN SNOWSTORM Canadian Pays With Life for Murder of Farmer Last August PARRY SOUND Dec 21 IP Burowski convicted murder of Thomas Jackson farmtr after a mallcar holdup near hero last Aug 18 was hanged in a snowstorm In the courtyard of the district jail today Tokyo City Council Is Ordered Dissolved CORNELL ENDS FUND CAMPAIGN Rockefeller Gift Insured by Subscription of MT VERNON Dec 21 37 margin Cornell college last nigh reached Its goal In a campaign t raise an endowment fund ot 000 Tha amount raised Insures a gift o from tho Rockefeller foundrt tlon The executive committee remalnec in aesslon at Waterloo until midnight when the final reports showed that th full amount had been subscribed Al pledges were contingent upon the ful amount being raised IOWA FORECAST ProhaUr snow Friday night and Saturday except mostly fair Sat urday In west portion Not so cold Frlilay niglit In cast nml cen tral portions ami In extreme north east portion Snturday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock a m Friday Highest Thursday 8 Above Lowest in Night Zero At 8 a in Fridny 5 Above Snowfall 10 of an Inch Precipitation 01 of an Inch The snow which tillered down early Friday morning made the day the ninth in succession on which there has been precipitation In some form On five of these days It totaled only 01 of an Inch Once it was 02 once It was 59 and twice It was merely a trace Thursday nights minimum was 1 degree above that of the pre vious night search of the couple But the foaming river guards Its PROPONENTS OF Fireman Sees BILL SEE LAST RightsWay ACTIN FIGHT Light Change Keorets closely A threeday airplane search In which Lieut John Qulncy Adams and W G lummer army risked their lives by tlylng jolow the rocky canyon walls of the Colorado ended yesterday after hav IE been partially successful The army airmen descending feet into the canyon until they were 60 feet above the swirling water Wednesday located the homemade scow In which the honeymooners started down the river It was strand ed on the waters edge at Separation rapids 13 miles below Diamond creek Flew In Canyon Again The aviators flew down Into the can yon again yesterday but found no fur thor trace of the missing couple who left here a month ago They observed however that the acow was Intact and that suitcases and other supplies car Mrs Hyde were In feei feat gave rise to tne belief that tiie honeymooners may have abandoned the scow and now are wan dering over nearby waste lands In an effort to find their way back to civil ization The Hunt now devolves upon boat and foot parties already engaged In tedious search for footprints in an effort to determine for certain if the venturesome couple escaped the rap Ida Before returning to March field Adams and Plummer swooped low over a boat party headed by P P Papraw Grand Canyon park official and dropped a message Informing the river searchers of the discovery and TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 5 Shipment of Thot to Have Been on Train Claim f OOTSVILLE TJea 21 Detectives of the Pennsylvania railroad aided by county officers ot Indiana today were investigating a reported attempt to wreck and loot a fast ChicagoLouisville passenger train supposedly carrying for delivery to Louisville banks as It sped south on the last 120 miles of the route from Indianapolis to Louis ville early yesterday Both the engineer and fireman re ported the attempted wreck Immedi ately after the train reached Louis ville Saw Lights Change Jacob Sehr engineer said that OB the train was nearlng Whtteland about 10 minutes following tho departure from Indianapolis C M Crooks the fireman saw right ot way lights a short distance down the track suddenly shift from green to red Sehr declared he quickly closed the locomotive throttle and applied the brakes stopping the train just as tho engine was passing from the main line to a switch Simultaneously he said an automo bile parked on a nearby highway sud denly started and disappeared down the road traveling at a high speed Subsequent Investigation of the switch revealed the lock had been broken Sheriff Charles E Bowen arrested n Negro suspect at Franklin Ind shortly after the case Iiafl been re ported tohis office but did not re veal the evidence against tho prison r Money Not on Train Earlier In the night a store Jfi AVhiteland had been entered and tools believed to havo been used In break ing tha switch lock wore removed Had tho train been wrecked how ever the large consignment of money would not have been available rail road officials here revealed as the money was transferred to the seconc section of the train shortly before leaving Indianapolis OSAGE BANK TO PAY DIVIDEND Defunct Institution Is An nouncing Final 5 Per Cent Payment OSAGB Dec M Slosson Northwood receiver for tho defunct Mitchell County Savings bank an nounces that a final dividend of 5 per cent will be paid soon to all deposit ors This makes it possible to pay in all a 95 per cent dividend French Official Sliot PARIS Dec 21 Fachol councillor o the court of appeals and one time states attornej wasshot and probably fatafly wounded by an un identified man today Another Shooting in Chicago Laid to Beer Running Dispute CHICAGO Dec 21 guns have shattered Christmas for the two small children ot Philip Lapaglio Police found his body In an automo bile last night Shotgun and plsto fire by two assassins was directed at him as he Bat In the car with Peter Miranda a friend His death was ascribed by police to a beer runners dispute Illness Forces Pianist to Cancel MidWest Date CHICAGO Dec 21 o Vladimir Horowitz the pianist hns necessitated cancelation ot concer dates In Omaha Boston and Phlladel phia Ho has been suffering sino Sunday with what his physician term the infection now Smith Sends Brown Derby to Clarion Railroad Man Japan Dec 21 liome minister today ordered the dls solution of tho Tokyo city municipn council became of recent bribery scan dais which Involved more than one third ot the members New elections will be held within three months and will be the flrt to accur for the coun sonta under universal manhood nut PAPER IS SUED FOR 26 MILLION Almanac Publisher Claims Editors Violated Copyright GREENSBORO N Dec 21 IP W Coble publisher of Co bles home almanac and rural direc tory asks for data which he claims was taken from his almanac by tho CJreennboro Daily News In his suit In equity filed In the middle district federal court agnlnsl the Greensboro News company pub lishers of the Dally News ho alleged that during the years from 1923 to 1027 tho Greensboro paper made use aovemment to FurnisK Big Sum in River Project WASHINGTON Dec 21 AP President Cool idge today signed the Boulder dam bill making effec tive the act providing for a reclamation flood control and power project on the Colorado river The president affixed efore a gathering of proponents oC he SwingJohnson bill who rot to the executive office by Sena tor Johnson and Representative wing California republicans who for yoara had led the light for enactment of the bill The measure provides that gov ernment shall supply the estimated as necessary to construct a dam and accompanying works In Black canyon The money Is to be re paid under an amortization plan from proceeds of the sale of power Tho signature ot tho president wan Lhe last official act required in provid ing federal authority for the construc tion but either Utah or Arizona ot the seven Colorado river basin must ratify the Colorado river com pact or distribution of water befon the act can become effective Bfll Faued The Tonic light In its end earlier iti the weak when Hit liouse accepted senate amendments to the measure The senate passed tin bill Dec 14 In addition to Johnson and Swing the delegation that stood around Mr Coolldgcs desk today ns he signed the measure included Representative Smith of Idaho Elwood Mead direc tor ot the bureau of reclamation and W B Mathewa attorney for tho bu reau of power and light ot Los An geles Thinking of Christmas WASHINGTON Dec Christmas Is not one of the sub jects on the house or senate calendars but probably most of the members congress had It In mind today when they went to work Routine sessions were before tho legislators and thero seemed nothing In tho one day ahead before the holiday recess that would causo undue labor or worry Whether the Kellogg treaty or the naval cruiser bill shall be voted on first by the senate has been disposed of for the tlmo being by agreeing to give them rank after the re cess The navy bill Is unfinished leg Islative business and the Kellogg pact unfinished executive business Have Routine Matters Most of the committees at work to1 day also proceeded with routine mat ters but tho ecnate interstate com merce committee had before It nom inations to the Interstate commerce commission Clyde B Altchison Ore gon member of the commission who has been renominated waa told yes terday by Senator Walsh of Montana that complaints had been made that Altchison had neglected cases assigned to him Altchison replied that such was the press of work that It waa necessary to devote most of the time to the Im portant cases adding that he TURN TO TAGK 4 COLUMN 5 of In his nlmanne that wns protected by copyright Some of the mnlerlnl he clnimcd Included estimates of the time of the and aottinsr of tho sun and Engineer Unable to Fulfil Terms of Bet Writes Governor CLARION Dec the recent presidential campaign En gineer W A Cressey of the Great Western and R A Thorpe round house foreman for the Great West ern made a bet upon their respective candidates Mr Cressey wagered that Al Smith would win over Hoover while Mr Thorpe believed differently the loser of the bet to wear a brown derby hat Mr Cressey lost tho bet but was unable to obtain a brown derby hat in Clarion so he wrote a Icttnr to Governor Smith telling him of his predicament This week Mr Cressoy received a parcel post package which con tained a fine brown derby with Mr Smiths compliments Mr Cressey Is now wearing the hat However he hns retaliated by sending Governor Smith two boxes oc best cigars obtainable and wrote the governor be it atfJ deraojrgt AUNT HET By Robert Quillen No husband would be unfaithful if he could see the other woman like lie does his wife while shes lookin sloppy around the house in the ;