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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 28, 1928, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAL EDITION XXXV Fnns CENTS PEK COP ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED wins REPORT MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY DECEMBER 28 1928 NQ BOLIVIA DISPUTE FLARES AGAIN HOOVER FACING BUSY DAYS AS MARGIN NEARS Write Inaugural Address in Florida Retreat BOARD U S S UTAH Dec 28 W the labors of his presl ential campaign ana his goodwill trip hru LatinAmerica behind him Her ert Hoover faces another strenuous eriod during the time which remains efoie his Inauguration Tho presidentelect has before him 10 inconsiderable task He has the election of his cabinet the mapping f the policies of his administration nd the preparation of his inaugural ddress To write this address one of the lost Important of his career which will deliver at his inauguration larch 4 Mr Hoover will go from Vashlngton to Florida In the middle f January to take up his residence the quiet Penny estate on an Ici ind near IVIIami r I Much Attention o Address While Mr Hoover has mapped out ihis speech his first state paper in general way Its actual writing will equire some was demonstrat d during his political campaign He kes to give his full attention to the reparation of an address dressing jis words1 until they suit him in the jmallest particulars Mr Hoover naturally has been giv ing his thots to his cabinet but If he is made any definite selections he kept them entirely to himself is closest advisers on the Latln assert he has given no riolcalltm of his appointments The general belief Is however that Secretary Mellon will remain aa the of the treasury department and possibly one other member of the cabi net of President Coolidge be re tained The presidentelect himself has stat f ed that he will make no final cabinet TUKN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 6 Unlocked for Relapse Raises Fears for King Will Rogers Says NBW YORK Deo 27 This Js a prosperous country without a doubt Did you read where some fellow got 000 aa a prize just for saying make liquor so high that the bootlegger cant sell it at a prof Then the producer will sell direct to the con sumer And It TV ill only cut out the middle man the same thing they have tried to do In every Indus trs slnce the worid tegm and onrFDQ ROGERS havent succeeded Besides where is your economic problem of finding work for your unemployed bootleggers Now if a man got for suggesting that what ought eome fellow to get for suggesting one that would work A California boy suggested edu cation but Its the educated thats doing all the drinking Yours for bigger prizes and bet ter suggestions Tours TVILL Copyright I Law Authorizes Gil to Negotiate to Pay Claims of Nationals MEXICO CITY Dec 23 law lias been passed authorizing Presi dent Portes Gil to negotiate with for eign governments for aggregate set i tlements covering all claims of their nationals against the Mexican govern ment for revolutionary damages The Jaw Is intended to fix Mexicos intern al indebtedness The bill provides for the appoint ment of a committee to study and fix the total internal obligations after which the pYostdent will Issue a law regulating the payments All obligations will be funded Into a single Issue redeemable In not less than 45 years and bearing 5 per cent interest The bonds will be secured revenues as tho government may designate The National railways are not In cluded In the arrangement but will be subject to Independent negotia tions with their creditors 20 ARRESTED IN LIQUOR RAIDS Prohibition Agent Gets Re venge for Beating He Received MOUNT CARMEL Dec 28 ff 20 persona under arrest and large quantities of beer and whisky confiscated Col W F Leltzel de puty prohibition administrator for the district of Pennsylvania to day felt that he was even with Mount Cannel for a beatlner he suffered at the hands ot In that town gome months ago Raids were made last night by B prohibition agente and state police commanded by Colonel Leltzel and Alexander P MacPhee assistant pro hibition administrator the fifth en forcement district Five stills which were found In operation were des troyed and five truckloads of beer and whisky were confiscated I had made up my mind that would make this town pay a pretty penny tor the beating I received hero when I tried to atop a liquor law vlo lation several months aal Colonel Leltzel after tho raid Colone Leltzel referred to a time when he wns set upon by a truck driver and his assistant whom he had surprised un loading liquor from a truck A pass erby came to his assistance and later the men were sentenced to jail NEW OUTBREAK OF FLU LIKELY SAYS GUMMING Another Attack Would Be More Severe in Character Dec 25 other outbreak of Influenza more severe in nature than the disease now prevailing is regarded as a possibil ity later In the winter by Surgeon General Gumming He said that he viewed the situation at present as serious but declared that the present wave Is mild In character and that there Is an apparent absence of com plications There Is little likelihood In the opin ion of the surgeon general that the disease will not spread over the At lantic states as It has the west and parts of the south This seems to be a typical influ enza he aid and It Is similar to the 191S outbreak In the mildness of the first Deaths In the 1018 wave of influ enza were In excess ot the nor mal number from the malady and In 1920 there were excess deaths but In 1928 there were only between and Indications thus far have led Surgeon General Cum to believe that mortality this year may be greater than In 1926 agreed with the estimate by public health officers that there were approximately million and a quar ter new cases In the United States during the week ending Dec 22 This estimate was based on cases actually reported from all but seven states Deaths from 58 cities for the week ending Dec 22 were 710 reports to the census bureau showed as com pared with 475 deaths in 62 cities for the previous week Surgeon General Gumming said that this bore out ex pectations of a large Increase In deaths as the number of cases in creased AFGHANCAPITAL IS CUT OFF BY REBEL SOLDIERS Power Source Ended by Diverting Course of River NEW DELHI India Dec 58 Latest reports from Afghanistan today said that the rebels had succeed ed in cutting off the electric lights and power for government factories in Kabul The rebels diverted the Salang riv er which provides hydroelectric pow er for the Afghan capital into an other channel It appears that the most severe fighting occurred around the British legation at Kabul Both the rebels ana Amanullahs forces took advan tage ot the high walls surounding the buildings Eight buildings in the legation grounds were severely damaged by shellfhe Stables and the power house suffered considerably altho the machinery In the power house is in tact Most of the windows In the legation were broken by rifle fire City Hcing Educated LONDON Dec 28 Dally Mail today printed dispatches from Lahore India saying that full eva cuation of Kabul Afghanistan would ae made as soon as possible In the meantime advices reachingMoscow told of further victory of government troops in their vice against the rebels The Lahore dispatches said that stores in Kabul were fast becoming depleted Many persons were still awaiting rescue and no airplanes were able to leave because it was snow ing A German woman killed when she got In the way of a troopcarry ing plane which landed from Bagdad and was struck by the propeller The propeller was broken and the plane laid up making a second one damaged and unfit for use at the British lega tion Building Under Fire The dispatches said that the build ing presumably the legation build TURN TO PAGE 4 4 COUPLE LOST IN Another Plane Off on Try to Establish New World Flight Mark EL CENTRO Dec 28 Carrying a load ot 648 gallons of goso line the single monoplane Albatross took off nt a m today In another effort to break the worlds endurance flight record Charles Rocheville and John Guglementl were at the controls Itochevllle said he believed the piano could remain aloft more thai 70 hours The pilots headed for the Salt on sea where they said tho flight would be made today to tnke advant age of the defense atmosphere below sea level Several previous attempts to set a new worlds endurance mark with the plane met with failure GOVERNORELECT IN RUM PROBE Ohios Next Chief Executive Testified Before Grand Jury COLUMBUS Ohio Dec 28 Having heard the testllmony of Ohios next governor Myers Y Cboper and summoned officials and employes of several Cincinnati breweries the fed eral grand jury today resumed Its In vestigation Into brewery operations In Cincinnati H B Mau federal district attorney for southern Ohio who Is checking up on the quantity and quality of beer manufactured in Cincinnati an nounced the governorelect had been subpoenaed and had testified yester day governor is ot course Mau said but the grand jury 1s as usual hearing all persons who may have any Information bear Ingon thecoses before Cooper declined to comment on his testimony Howard T Jones Special Assistant to Attorney General Sargent at Washington Is in Columbus to help with the Investigation No word having been received from them for more hail a month Mr and Mrs Glenn Hyde who set out on 1 voyage down Iho treacherous Colorado river In a scow arc believed tost In Ihu GrandCanyon where they may have perished Their Iioat has been located by an army nir plHiio but no trace has been found of the missing couple oljier than a mans footprint Photo slinws Sirs Hyde leff and Hyde CHARGE OHIOAN IN MURDER CASE Husbands Tale That Wife Killed Self Ignored by Coroner CANTON Ohio Dec 28 affidavit charging Wilbur C Hold man Loraln furnace salesman with the murder ot his wife Margaret 21 on tho night of Dec 13 was filed by Coroner T C McQuate today before Justice of the Peace Donald M Smyth Heldman told shot herself to authorities his wife death tho night of Dec 13 with the same gun she hat used Just a week previously to end the life of Vernard B Fearn 35 Canton coal dealer Heldman had obtained a confession to the Fonrn slaying from his wife at their home at Loraln earlier In the day and he was bringing her to Can ton to turn her over to authorities he said Mrs Heldmans death occurred in their automobile just as they reached the outskirts of Canton King Alexander 111 in Jugoslavia Capital BELGRADE Jugoslavia Dec 28 Alexander has been con fined to his room with a cold hut IP was able to receive Premier Korosherx yesterday Ho was expected to he able to begin consultations today with party leaders with a view of settling the crisis duo to between radicals and democrats ROBBERS GIVEN 40YEARTERMS Trio Arrested in Iowa Pleaded Guilty to Bank Holdup MINNEAPOLIS Dec 38 tences of from five to 40 years each in the penitentiary were given yester day to three men arrested In Iowa Sunday after they pleaded guilty to robbing the Maple Plain State bank of John Xlereis was captured near Du burjue while Joseph Spott alias F J Monroe anrl Frnnk Coleman were ar rested at Waterloo They were returned here Monday and indicted by the grand Jury yester day Weld IOWA FORECAST Unsettled Friday night and Sat urday probably except rain changing to snow in south por tion colder Saturday and in ex treme west portion Friday niglit LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 34 hour period ending at 8 oclock n m Friday Highest Thursday Lowest in Night At 8 A M Friday 46 Degrees 25 Decrees 28 Degrees Another excellent day has gone down to the credit of this rapidly dylner December That the month will have an unusually high average tern nernture Is now assured for up to tliJs time there have been only two nights on which tho mercury dropped lelow the zero mark Clouds were In the ascendancy Friday morning and the wind was almost directly out ot the north REED ASSAILS KELLOGG PACT Contains Dangerous Impli Missouri Sen ator Believes ClDDAtt RAPIDS Dec 28 Senator James A Reed ot Missouri Is sued a statement here today in which he attacked the Jv Hoge peace pact on several prounds One of these was that It contained a dangerous Implication which might involve tho United States fn entangling alliances Senator Reed said he had no doubt but that the senate will approve the treaty Because of powerful influences be hind He said he hoped the senate would Insert a defining clause Ho took ex ception to tho fact that tho treaty abolishes war except wars of sclt de fense This he said leaves a great loop hole for war Reed forecast the defeat of the cruiser bill by filibuster REVEALS PLOT TO KIDNAP U S DIPLOMAT Insurgent Admits His Attempt to Remove Morrow MEXICO CITY Dec 28 Mnxl 1 mlllano Vlgueras insurgent lead er credited with two ntlempls to cap ture United States Ambassador Dwighl W Morrow was under arrest today He was captured in tho town ot Chulco and sent to Mexico City for trial in compliance with the new ruling against summary executions of Insurgents Depredations laid to Vigueras have so affected tourist travel that the Na tional Highways commission had of fered a reward of pesos for his capture Viglleras told newspapermen that upon learning that President Fortes Gil had promised a fair trial for every 27 INSURGENTS IN MEXICO DIE Federal Forces Win Against Rebels in Four Engage ments MEXICO CITY Dec 28 patches from Guadnlnjara today said that military authorities there had ic celved advices that 27 insurgents had been killed In four engagements with federal forces at various points in Hie state ot Jalisco The heaviest combat took place at Los Capellanes where15 insurgents were killed as well as one soldier and two army officers and two soldiers were wounded The Insurgents were dispersed In all four encounters Insurgents which be he decided to surrcn one including styleshimself der Planned Surrender Jle was cnrouto to Ayotxingo to a man win wns to arrange a pri vate meeting for him with the gover nor of tho strUo for the purpnsc of negotiating his surrender One or his own relatives who is a lieutenant In the home guard troops at the town of Chulco however captured him but four companions succeeded in escap ing Vigueras added that he had been an Insurgent since 1010 fighting against all governments but that he admired PortesGil and wished to return to peaceful life Police announced that letters on the stationery of the League of Defense of Religious Liberty were found In Vigucrns pockeu and that these in structed Iiim as to the manner In which lie was to carry on bis cam paign against thegovernment The letters were signed Chior of the Spe cial Committee Directing the Army o The fivst attempt to capture Ambas sador Morrow with which Viguerasis credited occurred about five months ago on the highway between Mexico City and Pucbla when tho ambassa dor was returning from PuebUu Antofl Were Stopped Altho a number of automobiles were stopped on tho road about the time tho Morrow car was due to the ambassadors automobile got thru safely A second attempt wis made on the Cucrnavaca highway whon Mr Mor row was returning to Mexico City after spending a weekend nt Cuenui vaca men attacked UK town of Iluilxilac on nit they woro credited with intending l capture the ambriHsnrlor when he drove thru The home defense corps how ever rallied and drove the insurgent from the town before the ambassador arrived His Margin of Safety Is OnlySlight Progress of Ruler Toward Recovery Has Been Checked Situation LOND toda BULLETIN LONDON Dec 28 was officially slated nt pnlncn Hint there wns no in Iho kltiRs condition at P 111 V ON15ON Dec 28 fl Tho nation y watched King Georges weary struggle against his illness with in creased anxiety It was stated authoritatively at Buckingham palace that the King con tinued to have a very narrow margin of safety and owing to a lapse the margin had become smaller General disquietude arose last eve ning when aa official bulletin said During today his Majestys condi tion has not been so satisfactory There has been a disinclination to take nourishment and tho strength has been less well maintained The pulse remains Advance Wns Slow The Kings physicians have been emphasizing that theadvance made during the last few days was slow II was understood today however the advance had been actually slower than the physicians themselves antlcl patod It wns gathered that they were disappointed that the Kinna bad not been more rapid JJven such progress as liafl been aitho slight It hart been TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMIv 5 Is Described by Diplomat as tir brave WASHINGTON Dec IS placidity with which Pan American conference has been awalt ng replies from Bolivia and Paraguay on a protocol for conciliation has been llsturbcd Disquieting news has come with Paraguayan charges that Bo ivlan troops have again occupied Fort Vanguardla and have advanced 12 miles farther into the territory over which the dispute arose War Veteran Kills Holdup Man in Store Old Army Pistol Ends Career of Chicago Robber ENEMY PUSHES 12 MILES INTO DISPUTED AREA Paraguay its legation In its communication here said that a very gravo situation has again been created because Paraguay alona can not avoid new In making public the dispatch from his government Dr luan V Ramirez charge d affaires of tho Paraguayan legation In statement declared CHICAGO Dec 28 There REPORT WORD OF AMUNDSEN Bottle Containing Message Washed Ashore Say Tromsoe Advices TROMSOE Norway Dec 28 It was reporte1 here today that a bot tle had been washed up on thecoast of Inmarkcn which contained a mes sage signed by Roald Amundsen and giving an account of the tragedy of the French naval seaplane In which he Capt Rene Guilbniid and four others were lost wlillo enroute to tlip rescue of survivors ot the Xobilo dis aster The report gavo no details and lo rnl authorities are trying to deter mine whether It was authentic SEEK MURDERER OF WATCHMAN Poison Killer Thot to Be Former Employe of Guggenheims NEW YORK Dec 28 for mer employeot the Guggenheim brothers research laboratory was be ing sought by the police today ns the robber who killed the laboratory xvatohman by pulling poison in his coffee Henry S Caw tho watchman was found dead the victim of a pow erful poison used In metallurgical pro cesses In the laboratory Detectives assigned to what they said wia one of the strantoflt robbory killings In New York police records concentrated their efforts on a for Iimos Buker who hnd fonnoHy worked about the laboratory as a ICcrnmmillcil to INDIANAPOLIS Dec X fP K SlKimakcr superintendent of the Indian AntiSaloon league was ortlero recommitted to the state penal farm today by DIG supreme court to servo a fit dny sentence fqr of the court arent any moro bullets In Joseph M Adlers old army pistol today but there is one less bandit alive Adler canio out of tho World war with the revolver and a wooden Lnrit night when four men held up his drugstore the war veteran who wan in his living quarters above the sloio look tho gun from the drawer and hobbled downstairs Thru sv prrpholo Adler saw MR clerk boing held off by revolvers of Iho four robbers Pushing opon the door and bracing himself with his wooden lep Adler opened fire His first shot went thru tlie htrt nt one of tho Ivindlls lator Identified by fin ger prints aa Harry Cnjksel 21 An other man was wounded and had to be dragged from the store by his com panlons who returned Adlers fire without effect Persons who were In a South Clark street restaurant early lost night when Onnflo Dipollto shot dead as he was eating dinner said after viewing Cassels body today that Cos sol was one of the three men who slew DIpolito There was still another slaying on tho south side during the night The body of Linus Nelson a carpenter was found In an alley near his home Kc had been stabbed to death This happening confirms the Para guayan contention which has always been held that Bolivia never respcctn territorial rights as agreed upon In la Second Clash Coming at a time when It seemefl that the danjjer of war had been avert ed the latest development In the longr drawn out dispute was regarded us ominous since the two armed clashes that have taken place on the border tills month threw both countries Into a high state of excitement Diplomatic were severed ordered mobilization of troopa aticif a fight near Port Boqueron The pressure for has been steady however and both countries havo signified their willingness for mediation by tho PanAmerican con ferenceon conciliation and arbitra tion This had proceeded to the point where both had set forth their views on the matters In dispute and appoint ment of a tribunal for mediation was contemplated when replies to the pro tocol were received The Paraguayan dispatch to Its legation said Bolivian troops have occupier a new Fort VanRunrdla abandoned after the last hnppnnlng Tho roops Bolivian Ktlll retain Hottucron n Paraguayan fort and have advancer tour leagues 12 miles farther Into tho interior threatening tho zone oc cupied by ths Mennonlte colony All this took place without fighting tak tigadvantage of tho order frircn our troops to cense hostilities i Had Itovnlccil Order As soon as It accepted the good offices of the povernment at Wash ington this government Paraguay revoked the older which bar been Klven to reoccupy liuqticron ns proot or Us good faith All tho foregoing shows that Bo livia has not compiled with Its prom ises and a very grave situation again Is created becauso PnriiRiiay cannot avoid new BELGIAN TOWNS UNDERWATER Great Destruction Reported With Acres in Flood Area Broken Axle on Car Blamed for Train Wreck DES MOINES Dec 28 Island railroad officials declare thai n broken axle on one of the fornrairf cars caused the wreck near Wednesday which demolished foil teen freight cars Official report of an investigation by A L Haldeman of Cedar paplds will not bo mado for several days Tivo Pallimorotruckmen who werpl vllLiges near Termomle Dec 2S Nearly acres land and five wore under ami RrittKcd when they surl today prisod the roblxr it work tolrl po Moods pushed nlonpr by a violent lion Iho man whr hold them up ro1 Rao nnd aiiKmtntPd by the waters of svmhled pictures of Knkcr de rushing inland swept over n robbery and killing said section of Hie lowlands Greater ile wos coinmlllrd by a person who know whore lo find the poison in an un InhcllRd container nnd who also knew whore tho small amount of money on Ihn premises was kopt This money with taken from Elmer May how one of tho truckmon thn only toot of the tools and Instruments vilurd nt morn thnn were unmolested In a small safe struclion UKUI occurred four weeks wns throatenrrl lust a month ORO the new floods canio Krjdrlonly and without Illfih wimis pushed far the wa ters of tlio KtvoMin Scheldt which met an exceptionally blRh tide Much suffering nnd dnmacc have veHultod alrciuly and losses Dealer ihni ot a mouth ajo predicted AUNT HET By Robert Quillen T used to think I wanted my funeral service sweet an simple but you cant be no body in this town no more unless your funeral puts on more style than a ;