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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 22, 1928, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV FIVB CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRBS 3 LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 22 1928 SimTEB PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWaSUPPtBMBNTAI SERVICES 63 RANIERI CASE HEARING JURY I CONGRESS WILL CEASE LABORS OVER HOLIDAYS Leaders Satisfied With Work Done During Three Weeks WASHINGTON Dec 22 gress drops its weighty cares un til Jan 3 today proud of its record oC accomplishment during the ffrst three weeks1 oflhe snort session Leaders in both senata and house were well pleased with the results and felt tho legislators hiul earned their Christmas and New Year respite Many senators and representatives had mado their holiday exits from the capital leaving only small attend ances for the final session today This was brief only a few loose ends re maining to bo taken up in both houses Representative Tilson Connecticut the republican leader in the house was particularly over tho record established by that body in passing four of the nine annual ap propriation bills before the holidays More than a billion and a half dollars are provided in these measures One tho treasurypostofflce bill has been signed by the president Xcarly a score of bills and resolu tions passed both houses and were signed by tho executive Almost wcro proposed A total of bills 37 resolutions and 3G joint resolutions made their ap peranco in the houeeVOf these approx imately CO bills 1G resolutions and C jointresolutions were passed Of tho four appropriation bills put Hoover Up Early to See Sights of Rio Janerio Where Coolidges Will Spend Christmas Holidays BROOKHART IN American Is CRITICISM OFShown Citys LEGION STAND Cruiser Sapoloes island off the coast of Georgia home of Howard B Coffin joins the long list of temporary white houses since President and Mrs Coolidgo plan to spend a part of the Christmas holidays there Above the Coffin SON IS FOUND AFTERSEARCH Amnesia Victim HadLeft Parents Home More Than Year Ago justice and labor departments The interior billIs in confferenco House Maltefi Record The house Is believed to have buns up a record in passing 17 naval bills in two days several of which pro vided largo amounts for moderniza tion of battleships Both houses passed a measure to aid hurricane sufferers in Porto Rico while the senate ap proved a authorization for tho same purpose in the south Atlan tic states Senate committees were busy dur ing the three weeks session Investi gating the salt creek royalty oil leases federal patronage In the south and passing on a host of nominations The nomination of Roy O West for secretary the interior was one of many receiving committee approval After the holidays the senate will faco tho difficult task oC choosing whether the cruiser bill or the Kellogg treaty is to have right of way the re cess finding both sharing the unfin ished business status The house will tackle either the war department or first deficiency bill when it reconvenes and leaders also are hopeful that a reapportionment measure will bo reported by the cen sus committee for early action Presi dent Coolldges warning of a possible fiscal deficit has somewhat dimmed prospects of a rivers ana harbors bill being proposed session Spurs Farm Aid Backers The most important of the commit tea meetings after the recess will be that of the house ways and means committee which will open hearings on the tariff revision Jan 7 These are expected to last until late in February It ia not likely that the recess Will sea some ot the legislators still on the 5ob Secretary Jardlnes advocacy of the new McNary farm relief bill ami Its passage at this session has spurred proponents to the extent that they are considering1 the holding of a meeting of the senate agriculture committee during the layoft looking to an agree ment on the bill AVatch trtah Attitude TXDS ANGELES Dec 22 lant exponents of the Boulder Dam TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 4 Dec 22 Scott Goolsby 22 awoUe this morn ing lu a bed in the room in which he had slept for years at his home where lie resided during his youth and surrounded by his parents and relatives but ho did not remember the familiar surroundings nor the faces of his nearest hill because ho still is suffering from amnesia which has afflicted him nearly two years Goolsby dropped from view July 23 1927 and his parents Dr and Mrs R C Goolsby of Forsyth near Macon spent a large sum in a na tionwide search which ended recent ly when their son was found and iden tified in Tyler where he held a responsible position with a largo firm and went by tho name ot J C Morrison When greeted by his parents and confronted evidence of his Identity young Goolsby said lie did not remember the faces of his father and mother and could re call no events of his life prior to a sudden awakening shortly after the date of his disappearance on the wa terfront at New Orleans Goolsby said he was suffering from a wound in the head when he became conscious A stranger befriended him in New NEEDED FOR CHRISTMAS FUND WILL YOU HELP Gifts Must Be Hurried to GlobeGazette Office Iwo more Days HE person who still wantsto do his bit in pro ditcfng Christ mas good cheer where it other wise will not ex ist must do some quick work The Globe Gazettes fund grown to at noon Satur day will not be closed until 6 oclock Monday thats only 2 days evening But away Saturday forenoon Mrs T T Blaise administrator of tho fund set out on a buying expedition Her mission is to mako this fund do tha greatest possible amount of goad As head oE the Social Welfare league Airs Blase is in a choice posi tion to know where Christmas help is most needed Contributors therefore are assured that their gifts will be used with maximum effectiveness One of tho youngest contributors to the fund was little Miss Audrey Ma Orleans Goolsby declared and gested that he adopt the name of s C Morrison The original the stranger had informed him was kever who called In person to prc afternoon tho 38 cents Morrison shc lms been since first sho heard oC tho Christmas cheer pro GIRL TORTURED BYHERPARENTS 3 Year Old Is Found Bearing Marks of BOISE Idaho Dorothy Clawaon wholl soon bo 3 doesnt kudw it but Santa Clans lias belter chance oC finding her now than before she was taken from her parents yesterday her tiny body mass of bruises scars and burns Her only inquiry at being placed by juvenile authorities In the childrens home was will Santa know Im in r new place Borothy was found huddled in a corner of her homo biting on a crust of bread A warrant charging her father with battery was sworn out on the complaint of investigating authori ties who said the scars and burns on her face apparently had been made with a hot poker Jlaybello Keyscr city welfare offi cer said the mother admitted the child had been cruelly mistreated but contended that wan tho way I was Senator Says Program of U S Is Unsound WASHINGTON Dec 22 a letter to Frank Miles editor ot the Towa Leglonafre Senator Smith W Brookhart republican Iowa de clared that the Iowa American Legion and its Auxiliary are making a grave mistake In indorsing these ultrawar policies of the cruiser aieasure soon to come before the sen ate Brookhart expressed opposition to the bill which wouldprovide for con structing 15 cruisers and also de clarcd In favor of ratification of the Kellogg treaty to renounce war In the letter made public last night the senator said that the treaty should he considered tlrst as it la tho natural forerunner disarma He prcphesiett that there are scarcely a half dozen votes against It m the senate If this treaty is adopted he con tinued plain honesty and good faith demand that wo do not Increase our Passage of the naval cruiser bill would justly discredit us in the eyes ot the whole Brookhart asserted adding as tar as T am concerned this shall not hap As Cor tho sentiment in the senator wrote not one person in ten favors this grotesque He described tho proposed cruisers as worth oC junk from the and quoted an admiral as saying that in case oC war with Great Britain the only safe place for these ships would be as far up the Missis sippi river as could send I would be willingto train Lindberghs to sink alt warships that come our Senator Brookhart stated brot up and I dont know any differ tho son of a physician of Miami and had been lost at sea VOLIVA RESENTS RADIO CHANGE Zion Cityan Would Appeal to Supreme Court If Necessary 2IOX Jlenn Vollva Dec 22 o verier of Wilbur the Zion colony and heofl of all its industries today announced plans to go to Wash ington and appeal lo the supreme court if necessary for his case affect ing the Zion radio station The federal radio commission re cently refused the Zion station per mission for nightly broadcasts and cut down its wave length Fire in Christiansen Home Is Extinguished Fire at the homo of Arnold Chris tiansen 318 Eighth street southeast partly destroyed the back porch Sat urday afternoon at Firemen ex tinguished It before much damage waii done ject aho is 4 rears old and she said she hoped her gift would buy some lit tle boy or girl a toy It will Audrey You deserve a merry Christmas your self Donations which are mailed should be addressed to the Christmas Cheer Fund GlobeGazette Mason City They may of course bo brot to the office and tlioso who arc started on their way Monday should be handled in this way Last year the fund exceeded There will have to be a generous re sponse It that total is to bo realized this year j Heres a real opportunity to ex cmpllfy the true spirit of unselfish giving Latest additions to the fund are as follows Previously reported 5109 SI f C S Ole A Friend M D iroup of Girls Herman H Rang Motheranil Daughter Mrs C II 11 S A A Kricml K U II A IYietnl IJ A Iee I oiiff 1 00 May Thomas APPOINTMENTS ARE CONFIRMED Claude Porter Des Moines Approved by Senate as C Member Dec 22 nominations of three members of the Interstate commerce commission were confirmed today by the senate They were those of Clyde B Altchison Ore gon Claude R Porter Des Moines Iowa and Patrick J Farrell Wash ington Estate of Roberts Noted Screen Star Found to Be LOS ANGELUS Bee 22 lue of the estate left by Theodore Rob erts likely will not exceed m tho opinion ot his nephew Edwar Roberts Higgins who was the o heir of tho veteran actor Roberts was compelled to dispose his onco extensive real estate holdings during long Illness that preceded his death a week ago Higgins said Th most valuable property of the remain ing estate is tho yacht See Bcu valued at between and Altho no provision was mado In tin will for it Higgins said he would llki to present George Ftuvcctt veteran screen actor C B DC JHlle and Wil Ham De Mills producers who wcr Roberts close friends the many treasures and trinkets Roberts hue collected during his years on the stag and in the motionpictures Beauty Spots j i Excursion Into Mountains Also on Program of PrfesidentElect RIO JANEIRO Brazil Dec 22 M Hoover who is winding up his goodwill tour of cVmerlca with his visit to tho liraziiian capital was up early today for a round ot sightseeing and further re ceptions with which he is being showered Hoover left the Gnanabara palace onco the homo of a Brazilian princess during the empire and began an auto mobile tour to see some of the mag nificent ocean boulevards and to make an excursion into tho mountains around tho capital The palace is con sidered among the most beautiful in the world A large consignment of mail from 10 United States has reached Rio aneiro for Hoover and as soon as he eturns to the Lr S S Utah to resume is two weclifl voyage to Key West IB presidentelect will devote himself o the mass of correspondence brot these pouches Foreign Minister Octavlo Manga elro and a group of prominent gov rnment officials dined with Hoover ast night A lavish electric lllumlna Ion of the city was one of tho fea ures of the evenings entertainment Notes Carnival Spirit niO JANEIRO Dec 22 ilcturesque capital continued to layln batnival spirit in welcome to lerbert Hoover who was deeply 1m iressed by the spontaneity of the Tho demonstrations for the pnssl entelcct which on his arrival rom seemed to hold the eoplo during tile night Thero were largo crowds on the Vvenida Tlio liranco The Xecldnce C the driveway skirting the arbor was jammed with automobiles vhlch passed the Guanabara national where members of the Hoover tarty were guests ot President Wash ngton City With UKIS The city was ablaze with lights im 11 dawn Huge welcome signs shone orth at almost every turn one of the WEATHER NEXT WEEK For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and the northern and central great plains Not much precipi Oliver Will Seek Budget Director Job OXAWA IJec 22 jot C1 CJ Oliver of Monona county announced today they would seek lis appointment to the position of director to succeed the late MAN FROM NEW HAMPTON KILLED Charles Nelson Dies at Yank ton S After Truck Smashes YAXICTON S Dec 22 ataly injured when his gravel truck collided with an empty truck yesterday Charles Nelson 30 of New Hampton Iowa here last night died in a hospital Labor Agreements in Sweden Have Been Signed HTOCKHOfJr Dec 2 collective agreements between labor and employers which will insure peace hi industry for two years were signed today and wcro eonnidercd to bo the best Christmas present that Sweden has had In many years tatlon likely and temperatures mostly i he house In November he was dc Tho agreements was signed atlor K Hoguc of Blcncoe Mr Oliver many weeks of negotiations Workers was a member of the economy bloc in I numbering in shipyards CLC colder toward close I or Oiuiwn democrat trical Industries building trades oa uficcted by the agreement TURN TO PAGE 4 COLCMN i Will Rogers XKW YORK Dec the senate cant think of anything elseto argue over it argues over ivlilch bill will he passed first Some think they should pass the cruiser appropri ation hill first and some think they should pars iho treaty be t w o o n Franco and A in r 1 c a where they Its wrong to fight each Being only a taxpayer and having no les right might I suggest that tlio reason Franc says its to fight us la because we have inoro cruisers than they do Now this is only a suggestion and it may not be based on facts but perhaps it wo Imd moro cruis ers than England they too might sign i treaty saying war Is nrans you people Tour Will Copyright vvyau ROGERS IOWA FORECAST Fair Saturday night and Sun day rising temperature Saturday night and in east and south por tions Sunday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 2 hour period ending atS oclock m Saturday Highest Friday 18 Degrees Lowest in Night 6 Degrees At 5 A M Saturday 10 Degrees A shift of the wind to the south brot with it something of a rise in temperature Friday nights minimum was 8 degrees higher than that ot the previous night and 7 degrees above that of Wednesday night Friday was listed as a clear day and the in dications wcro marked at noon Satur would receive a similar King Better Britain Turns to Christmas Condition Is Showing Slow Steady Gam Claim ItlLLETIX LONDON Dec ZZ was stated at Buckingham palace his morning lint Kins George Iinii passed mother fair niglit There WBH liitle change in hiscondition LONDON Dee 22 King George slowly getting better Ting land started her Christmas season to day with a less heavy heart Tho progress made by the king has not been great But there has been steady progress and therewas an evident relaxation of tension today among the members of the royal fam ily and others ahout the palace The evening bulletin sntd His majesty had a Jay Thn general conditions show a very slow tho favorable The fact that the bulletin was so brief was taken by tho kings sub jects as an additional sign of prog ress The kings sister Queen Maud of Norway who had abandoned a trip home to Oslo for Christmas in order to remain near her brother has now left for her own capital to spend Christmas there with King llaakon and the crown prince The dally express sairl toclay that an official message would be given the nation before Christmas expressing gratitude to the kings subjects for the tfyinpnthy they had shown In the worried days of four and a half weeks It would also valoo the hope that tho people would not let tho illness of their sovereign diminish their private and public festivities or thetr Christmas happiness Tha king certainly was not yet out of nor could It that he was firmly on the road to recovery Tint his progfoss nt thlp starve of the iUness continued steady and has rekindled honcS every where NATION WOULD INDORSECONFAB PREPARATIONS Cooliclge Indicates Would Consider In vitation WASHINGTON Dec 22 Til United would probably partlrl pato u a conference to study tho Gat man reparations situation if a suit able Invitation were received President Ooolldgo has made I known that ho would consider sutl an invitation sympathetically tho h1 regards tho reparations question n oneprimarily for the Kuropean ny lions to solve sucli invitation has been re ccived tho reports from an Paris have indicated a movement ward a reparations conference uti Sir Esmo Howard the British arnbu1 sudor is understood to have been deli uted to approach tho WashinKto government lie however lias bcp for several days Tho president believes that le gutes to a coiuorcr should lie tree to form their own con and should not go hamperoil by previous instructions as to conduct of alms from their governments If tho United States docs participate in a study of reparations after an In vitation the president feels that if ater it responded to similar Invita tions from nations there should be no unfavorable criti cism in Europe While tho president made It plain that ho might look with favor upon DEATH PENALTY WILL BE ASKED FORDEFENDANTS Night Session Held to Speed Up Kidnaping Trial CHICAGO Bee 22 Hauler kidnaping case is expected to go lo the jury tonight after nearly four weeks of courtroom procedure The state will ask the death pcnalty for two ot the three men on trial Jor the kidnaping of 10 year old Billy ianierl for ransom Angclo ettttl and Andrew Oipollano Tony ndrews son also is accused of be ig implicated In tho plot Since its start the trial has been arked by Intimidation of state wit esses and the slaying of one Qle cully A night session of court has oen rcstorted to in an effort to speed p the trial Many of the earlier days of the rial were devoted to selection ot a my mado difficult because many of ho prospective venircmen feared dealh As the trial progressed A F Ram eri the boys father and Mike De a state witness received lettorn hreatenlng death as did Judge Rob ert 13 in whose court thecase s being tried Potittl who took the stand In hi own defenseyesterday pictured him self as a friend of Billy Four ivil tiesses testified for tho stato in re buttal at last nlghta session Famous Play Inspired by Real Person an invitation from Kuropean nations to study the reparations Question lie also indicated that acceptance would depend largely upon the terms ot invitation Abies Irish Rose Writer Says Incidents in Play Actually Happened NRW YORK Dec 2J In cident from actual lifn In Buffalo K atul not the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet inspired Anne Nichols to write Abies Irish Testifying in her suit against tho Uni versal Films corporation which she charged plagarized her play to pro duco the Cohen and the Kcllys Miss Nichols said she had met the proto type of During cross examination by Nath an Miller former governor of New York and counsel for tho defense Miss declared her play is nothing like tho Shakesperian trag edy I dont remember much about Komeo and Tuliet except the ending find the music But Romeo and Juliet had a tragic eliding I dont liko tragic endings I like happy endings No Abies Irish is nothing like Rom eo and said saying that a Jewish boy named Irving Berg went thru the tribulations portrayed in her play Miss Nichols was afiked if she ever talked to him Yes once In she replleti Tho playwright who made millions on her ploy put a poser to Mr Miller when she countered with the auestlon If all plays are the same as yoti say why do they write plays1 Tier Question went unanswered NEGROES MUST DIE FOR GRIME Kentucky Men Convicted of Slaying Watchman in Laundry Dec Folm A Keller and James Negroes were convicted by a jury In the criminal cmirl at 1 oclock this morning nnrl will be sentenced to die iu tlie ckMljio for complicity in the slaying ot Harry night watchman at a laundry Nrv 14 A third XORITI Hich Ktlmonds was sentenced to death Tuesday for tho same crime Two Boys Horn nl and Mrs OhnrJPH Cut aunnuiKo tho birth of n boy Dcr as do Air antl Mrs Martin AUNT HET By Robert Quillen If a man whips his wife once thats his fault but if he trets a second chance to do it its Jier ;