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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 29, 1928, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENT3 PER ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 29 miTEV PRESS AND NBWB SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE N0770 BLOOD OFFERED 10 KING GEORGE t Manchurian Chief Accepts Rule of Nanking Nationalists FLAG OF UNITED CHINA HOISTED IN NORTH AREA of Chang TsoLin Casts His Lot With Southerners i ViUKDEN Manchuria Dec 29 I Acceptance without reservation lot the authority of the Nanking na itionallst government was announced today by Gen Chang HsuehLians and associates in the government of jthe three eastern provinces The flecl ision wassymbolized by the hoisting of the flag of the nationalist China I Chang HsuehLiang inherited the Irule of Manchuria from his father j Marshal Chang TsoLin who thruout jhis life had attempted to prevent I northern China from falling into the hands of the nationalists Shortly after jhis accession to power young Chang announced that he would throw in his 2ot with the nationalists but later an nounced a postponement of such an alliance after Japan had made repre sentations to him against such a 1 j Japan Wouldnt Intervene j Kyujiro Hayashi Japanese consul general at Mukden today said that Japan did not intend to intervene in political Aid administrative reforms in nchuria He Intimated that the from that of j Manchuria Chang HsuetiLiang stated that his father during his life time never opposed the principles of Dr Sun YatSen but only fought com munism everywhere in He stated that his fathers will ex pressed the hope that China would be unified and that peace would come He added that tho policies of Nan king were now identical with those of Manchuria and therefore it was de cided to accept Nankings authority making the unification of all China a tliang to Kemaiii The placing of Manchuria under the nationalists flag does mean an imme diate essential change oC Manchurias masters altho Nankings sovereignty iaformally recognized and govern mental forms are outwardly altered Instead of the peace preservation committee which we formed after the assassination Ma shal Chang with young Chang as its chairman the ruling body in Man churia becomes the northeastern frontiers defense commission Young Chang will remain as chairman of this commission and the personnel will be virtually tiie same as that of the old body Unknown at Shanghai SHANGHAI r 29 es from Mukden statins that Gen Chtxng HsuohLiang had decided to hoist the nationalists flag caused great speculation among nationalist officials Shanghai who professed to he com pletely ignorant of the undertaking The officials refused to comment but it was tacitly acknowledged that the Mukden announcement was the most Important of recent events in China 1C It proved to be a reality and not mere words as similar announce ments frc a Manchuria in recent months If union of Manchuria with Nankins Js imminent the move is laden with far reaching effects which would be most important when Japans in terests in Manchuria are considered JURY TO HEAR HELDMAN CASE Moral Murder Charge to Be Built Up Around Furnace Salesman CANTON Ohio Dec 20 Brand Jury wil convene here Jan 7 to consider the cases ot Wilbur O Heid year old Lorain fur nace salesman charged with murder in the of his wife Margaret 21 hero Dec 13 Coroner T C McQuate who filed the murder charge yesterday declared tho stale would attempt to build ui a of moral murder against Held man who claims his attractive young wife killed herself whllo he was bring ing her to Canton to answer for the murder of Vernard K Fearn Canton coal denlor Fenrn HVIS shot down the night of Dec 0 as he sloml in the Doorway ol his homo near Canton j Will Rogers Says NEW TORK Dec Mr Coolldge couldnt hit a ctuall In tne old republican state of Virginia But he ruined those democratic turkeys in Geor gia Another re publican an old colored fellow called the tar keys up to where ho could shoot cm So it was really another 100 per cent re publican victory over democratic trustfulness Cooildge call Ing Hoover to Washington now WJLL ROGERS makes me te lievo he will turn the thing over te him now and not wait till March saying hero Is this senate You take em and wrestle with em Me for the rod and Tours Coyprighf Island Rodeo Arranged for Coolidges by Coffin AFGHAN TROOPS DEFEAT REBELS CLAIMS Rumor King Would Ab dicate Throne Is Denied T ONDON Dec 29 to tile Afghan legation from the for eign office at Kabul tell of victories by troops loyal to King Amanullah of Afghanistan over rebels on two fronts The rebel movement in the eastern province was losing ground and the northern rebels were in full flight The legation denied a rumor that King Amanullah Intended to abdicate in favor of his son The advices stated that northern rebels were being pursued in order to compel their submission The cap ital itself was in a normal state The oC the government at Jalalabad was stated to be strong and the important Mohmand tribe was assisting government troops against the Shinwaris with whom the government was negotiating for peace No AntiForeign Remands The government stated that the Shinwaris were not making any anti foreign demands as the price of peace and that it was untrue that expulsion oe all foreign legations from Kabul had been demanded Mrs Carol Isaacson a young American woman who was rescued from Kabul by a British military air plane described to the Peshawar In dia correspondent of the Daily Mail her experiences when the revolt in terrupted her honeymoon She said she had nearly given up hope when she was rescued Her husband Al len Isaacson remained behind with the other men The first sign of danger she said was a shortage of food at the hotel where she and her husband were staying Rumors spread that roads were Impassable because of trouble at Jalalabad Then the British lega TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 2 LITTLE HOPE IS HELD OUT FOR CANYON COUPLE Riverman Thinks Adven turous Horieymooners Are Dead nEACH SPRINGS Dec 20 fl1 A that Glenn R Hyde and his wife perished in the swirling j waters of the Colorado river which they attempted to navigate on a hon eymoon rip wag expressed here to Hay by Emery Kolb veteran man Kolb and his brother Ellsworth first men to navigate the Grand Canyon returned last night atter a hazardous journey In the deep gosges in search of the venturesome couple who left Bright Angel trail In their home made scow Nov 18 The Hydcs expected to reach Needles about Dee I The river man reported that exam ination of the scow used by the couple to shoot the rapids indicated that disaster had overtaken them Dec 1 neat whera the craft was foundv lodged in the rocks which clog the tortuous canyon riverbed arid where it was seen by army aviators who joined In the extensive search begun two weeks ago Log Book Gives Clew 1 Apparent testimony to the tragic end of the Hydes adventure was found In their log book which was recovered with other personal effects from the scow Entries in the diary nlth code notations recorded prog ress of Ihe Journey The lust notation made on Nov SO reported their arrival at a point 12 miles below Diamond creek and that they had shot 16 rapids that day Tlie location of the pilotless scow 14 miles below Diamond creek Indi cated to the returned searchers that itjdo and his wiie had been lost In the rapids within the last two miles above there Opinions were given that the couple who were managing their un wieldiy craft by means oE long fore and aft sweeps had been hurled from their careening scow Into the raging waters One entry In the diary In dicated that the scow nearly had cap sized in a whirlpool on Nov 29 It was pointed out that both might have been thrown from their bounding boat while throwing their weights upon the long sweeps to steer the scow away from rockr In the perilous rapids Kolb also reported that the scow was lodged but a short distance from TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 6 President Will Worship Sun day in Historic M E Church OAPELO ISLAND Dec 2D sea island rodeo far different from those affairs of flashingspurs and prancing ponies whlcli President Coolidge witnessed while vacation Ing in the Black Hills of South Da kota was arranged for the chiet ex ecutives amusement today as the first feature of a busy weekend Sapelo Island where Mr and Mrs Coolidgo are enjoying a Christmas va cation as the guests ot Mr and Mrs Howard B Coffin abounds in semi wild sleers which are left free to roam as they will thru the woodlands and fields ot the Coffin estate Some SO of these were rounded up on the broad beach at tho seaward side of the island for the rodeo and for each a native Negro rider was provided Last for Two Dnys The island rodeos are conducted in two days Sometimes a prize Is of fered to the Negro who sticks to his mount the longest while at others a point down the beach Is fixed a goal and the regard goes to the rider who still astride his steer first reaches the objective For Mr the day would not be complete without an expedi tion after the wild game which is plentiful on the island He as well as Mra Coolldge has hunted with success for pheasants wild turkey and quail since arrival here Tuesday and today a party was made up for a dietdrive in the moro densely forested section of the Island In her first shooting trip yesterday with Mrs Edward Yarey the first lady brot down three pheas ants She was enthusiastic over her success and probably will try her luck again Mrs Yarey also bagged three pheasants Visit Historic Churcli The president will worship tomor row at an historic spot an old Meth odist church In what was once the town oC Fredcrlca erected at the place where Charles Wesley preached In the early colonial days After church services Mr and Mrs Coolidgo will hoard the Coffin yacht the Zapala for a 30 mile run to Point Peter where they will visit the plantation of Charles S Barrett retiring president oC the Farmers Union and an old friend of the presi dent From the plantation they will proceed to Coffins mainland hunt ing lodge and game preserve a short distance away where they will spend thenlght Night Airmail Line Is Planned Between London and Stockholm NEW YORK Dec 20 first strictly night air mail system in Europe is planned to open between London and Stockholm next June us ing American planes and equipmcrt Carl Lignall traffic manager of the A B Aerotransport company of Swe den announced Lignall said nix planes would he used and that mall would be trans ported between the two cities in ten nml one half hours with stops at Am sterdam and Malmo Sweden He said the service has the financial backing of the Swedish and Dutch governments Decision to use Ameri can equipment was rluo to tho ex relrnt results achieved by ican airmail SON OF NELLIE ROSS IS DEAD Former Wyoming Governor Hurries to Bier of Wreck Victim SPRINGFIIiLD Dec 23 Mrs Nellie Ross was just a mothnr today speeding to the bier of her son Ambrose Yesterday as the former governor of Wyoming she was a speaker at the Illinois state teachers association Sho made two speeches then cajne word of the death of her son in an automobile accident Accompanied by a nurse Mrs Ross boarded a train at midnight and left for Cheyenne by way of Kan sas City She was advised of the accident over long distance telephone by her brother Dr George Tayloe Memphis and later news of her sons death was conveyed to her by newspaper men WEATHER NEXT WEEK For tiie upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys nnd the northern and central great plains precipitation near beginning of week nnd again by mfd of clow frequent alterations in New Bolivia Attack Gets Quick Denial Minister Says Troops Have Not Taken Fort PARIS Dec 20 J Patlno Bolivian minister called at tho Qual dOreay today and categori cally denied information from his government that Bolivian troops have made any new advance in the Gran Chaco region since Bolivias ac ceptance of the mediation of the Pan American conference in the Bolivian Paraguayan dispute The Bolivian minister made hs call at the request of Foreign Minister Brland who Is president of the league of nations council Reports from Paraguayan sources that the Bolivians had reoccupled Vanguardla and had moved into disputed territory within recent days caused uneasiness in Paris and occa sioned much newspaper comment be cause of the leagues activities in con nection with the controversy HER DISGUISE FAILS TIio she dyed her blond hair black police linvo identified and arrested Kitu Dnran above at Montour on a charge of aiding the kidnaping of Russell Troup Pennsylvania state highway patrol Sho was niilibcd with hvu male companions one of them Wilbur J Cole her husband The hidiiiiptiig of Troup took place at Lancaster Pa LIQUOR AT CEDAR FALLS Machine Gun Equipped Protection Car Missing rEDAU FALLS Dec 20 a thousand gallons of al cohol they took from a truck lalclled Gcoree Bell moving van of Milwau kee state prohibition officers and lo cal police today maintained a watch for a protection car armed with machine guns which the two occu pants of the truck declared was follow ingthem At noon the guards of the cargo valued nt and said by officers to bo headed for Minneapolis from Chicago had not shown up The men arrested refused to give their names The truck with its drivers was seized on highway iXo 21S about tliree miles from Cedar Falls by State Agents Harry Mason Miller and I George stoan and Policeman rtoy of CedftFalls The alcohol wns in one gallon tins five to lie carton Alleged Fenton Bank Robbers Hearing Is Continued to Jan 2 ALGONA Dec hearing scheduled Saturday for John Robin son Welcome who in charged with implication in tho robbery of the Fenton State bank wnscontinued un til next Wednesday because of the ill ness of one witness Robinson Is said to have been identi fied by Herman Krause customer in liebank at the time as one of the itwo robbers who took ond es in an Oldamobile car English Welch Laborers Out of Work Contempt of Court Order Looms Before Mix Cowboy Actor IO5 ANGELES Bee Mix cowboy film star was ordered by the superior yesterday to ap pear Jan 4 to show cause why ho should not bo cited for contempt for failure to puy 225 for tho sun port ot tils daugh ter Hiith Mix The amount rep ress n n t s one months arrears Mix was recent ly ordered to piyj his daughter is she at tended school and Tom Mix 5225 a month if she did not At the time of his di vorce Mix was ordered to pay a month for the sunpnrt oC his divorced wife Mra OIlvo Stokes Mix and Tho amount was raised by the court at the request of Mrs Mix who said SiiO a month was insufficient for the support of herself and daughter ns iie child was growing older and needed to go to school Nathan Leopold Ill in Illinois Prison CHICAGO Dec 23 Leopold one of the thrill slayers of Robbie It with influen za at the slato penitentiary Toilet Ills condition Is reported to be not WOMAN WANTS TO SERVE LIFE TERM OFWLLER Wife of Slain Man Says Murder Was All Her Fault T A cnoasK Dec as woman today offered to go to pris on for life In exchange for the free dom of the man who slew her hus band During the eight years John Beicr hns been in a lifers cell following con viction for slaying Nick Bleben he has Insisted he was unjustly Impris oned Yesterday by permission of Governor Zimmerman ho faced Nick Ulebcns widow now Mrs Helen Bar tovlck jr an effort to show he was innocent It was a plausible story John Beler the liter had woven during tho years of imprisonment a story which he hoped would win him freedom It sought to show that Mra Bieben her self killed her husband while Beier wis locked In a closet at the Bleben home Recalls Strange Power Ever since ho was 14 years old Refer said Nick Blebens wife had s strange power over him A3 a lad lie said he had loved her When he became older his infatuation Increas ed There was an as a re suit of which airs Blebcn served two years In prison following her hus bands slaying III his cell Beicr fashioned his story finally appealing to Governor Zimmerman for a chance to show himself Innocent If I iad five lays he said in which I could be brot face to face with her t could prove I am unjustly Impris Governor Zimmerman granted his petition Yesterday the man and the woman confronted each other Ueiers story so carefully constructed tum bled about his head The strange power of which he had complained still was tvt work and Beer broke down admitting his guile Woiunn Takes Blame It was the woman who spoke in his behalf It was all my slie said ac cording to Lawrence Brody district attorney 1C tho governor will re lease John r will go to prison and stay there for Beicr had toifl the governor he had been kept a prisoner by Mrs Bieben for several days being locked in a closet at the Blebcn home The couple quarreled he said and Mrs TURN TO PAGE i COMJMN 4 Conditions of Destitution Re ported by Writer After Survey By GEORGE HAMBLETON Canadian Press Stnlf Writer MERTHYR TYDFIL Soillh Wales Dec 20 hundred thou sand men are wearily tramping the streets ot the mining villages of Eng land and Wales without work and with little hope oC work In the phrase ot the official statistician they are the permanent surplus of the coal mining industry There Is no question ot a demand for high wages or an unwillingness to work They have been caught lix the nip of a fulling demand The development of hydroelectric energy the conversion of big pas senger liners and to the use of oil fuel and a reduced demand for coul In other directions have left the miners high and dry Their Ravings are gone and they arc ekeing out a meagre existence on the socalled dole of poor law relief or public ctmr 1VKN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN J TRANSFUSION IS HINTED AT FOR BRITISH RULER Scores Offer to Give Blood to Failing Monarch Oft Weal IOWA FORECAST Saturday night Sunday in rrcnslnp cloudiness ami slightly warmer LOCAL STATISTICS alobcCiazetto weather figures tor 21 hour period riding nt S oclock a in Saturday Highest Friday 39 Degree fewest in Niclit 20 Degrees At 8 A M Saturday 21 Degrees The snow or sleet to which Jhc weather forecaster referred Friday had not shown up yet early Sal unlay morning but the sky was overcast and tho prediction still seemed to have much of the plausible about it Fri day nights minimum was 5 degree lower than that of the previous nlsht nnd the lowest since the night of Dec PROSECUTORS IN MOVE TO BREAK RULE OF CRIME Get Politicians First Is Plea of State Attorney CHICAGO Dec 23 proec cutors today had before them sug gestions of States Attor neys association to wrench Illinois from the Iron grip of crime As a former office holders face interrogation on obtain ing more convictions and boot legging ind gambling blamed for crime rule here have Income more pronounced targets for suppression Frank J assistant stales attorney Indicated yesterday that rai nier office holders accused ot malfeas ance will be prosecuted He said crim inal gangs could not exist without poli tical protection Coulil Tell For four months Mr Galpin the titular head oC the republican party in Cook county has been a fugitive from tho grand jury If we can get hun ho couiil tell us a great deal more than we have learned already of how crime and politics are said Judge Prank Comerford urged mnrc latitude he given judges in Instructing Juries wlipn hfc recommended more convictlnns of criminals Arthur V Rashly director of the Illinois crimo survey suggested great er effort be exerted toward suppress ing gamblinff and bootlegging would deprive gangs ne gun men In Chteago and vicinity oC their main source of aald When that is done little will remain of the problem for gangs are hound together and maintained largely by tiie profits of bootlegging and Hlnton G Olahnugh head of the state board of pardons ami who defended his record branded the TURN TO PACE 4 COLUMN B BULLETIN LONDON Dec 38 UcorRcs condition was authorita tively slated nt Itucliinghnni Pal ace to lie imclutugeil it mill nfter uoon r ONDON Dec 23 suggestions that blood may he used to help King George thru Ills present crisis have brot scores of offers from persons willing to give their blood In an effort to save the life of their Dozens of people telephoned me and others have written Bucking ham r Oliver honorary secretary of the blood transfusion service of the British Tied Cross said But there ia not the slightest pos sibility of any one outside ot court circles being required for this purpose Certainly no one now offering their services is likely to bo called on We have on our register hundreds of per sons prpparcd to submit themselves to blood transfusion in any type of case Have Already Uecn Tested They have already undergone pre Ihnlnary blood tvsts and been grouped One of these would be called on efore anybody now making an offer but as I havo said there is not a chance In a million of any one outside ot cour There naturally waa intense Inter est In any hint of a heW method of treatment for the stricken ruler and in addition to that aroused by the American contribution of nn antisep tic solution received yesterday which it ia hoped Avlit prove helpful an un official suggestion that i btood trans fusion would likely bu employed ex cited the public imagination keenly 1ulaco Ooird Uruvrn Kngland continues to wonder wheth er tho king has been surtering from periods of This has been definitely stated in the presw but neither the bulletins nor the unofficial statements mention this con dition A larger crowd I ban usual for tiir last few days waited outside Hucklng palaco this morning to watch ibe arrival and departure of Uio doctjrs and tho posting of the bulletin TjOrd of Icnn nnd Sir Uigby the noted surgeon arrived at IriSO oclock this morning Sir left at ami Dawson at Tho Prince or Wales went hunting witli the Belvolr hounds today thus Indicating that anxiety In thn royni family had been allayed at least llttlo as tho prince had planned t cancel his weekend hunting program Populace Moro Worried LONDON Dec 23 KeiiPrally felt today that the margin oE safety for King Georgecontinued very narrow The report of the main tenance of a slight Improvement dur ing yesterday was welcomed but It han dona littlft to allay the anxiety gen erally felt over the loas of strength on Thursday Same of the vlewn of medical writ ers in the morning of kingfl position were very gloomy Tho medical expert of the Dally Mai sold today that recently the king hafl TURN TO PAfJE 1 COLUMN A 100 VOLUNTEERS HUNHILLER Negro Trusty Suspected of Murder Victims Daugh ter Missing PATICHMAN Dec 29 Moro than 100 volunteer searchers aided fiy bloodhounds and an airplane took up tho trail a sain today In search for Charley Shepherd Nejtro trusty nt the Mississippi penitentiary sus pected In connection with the slnylns of J D Duvnll state carpentry sor want nnd the disappearance ot his IS year old daughter Kulh body was found yentcrday by his wife with tho throat tihishoii When shewent to her daughter slin found the room un occupied lut the bed with AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Ella wouldnt seem so old if shed quit actin kittenish an callin us old married women ;