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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 1, 1929, Mason City, Iowa 11 North Iowas BAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATES PBESS LEASED AL EDITION FRIDAY MSB WTARYTloM j JJiaIJXVUAru J UmTJSD 1iSESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE N099 MRS LEBOUEF DREHER HANGED j ciucO uiata ASSEMBLY HAS Expect to Retain Tim A Cla in Rill DHTU MAINTAIN ASSEMBLY HAS NEW PLAN FOR OBTAINING DATA Legislators Will Consider Measures Governing Aircraft By I C KARTACK Associated Press Staff Writer MOINES Feb 1 new Impolicy of obtaining first hand in formation on the appropriation needs of state educational charitable and correctional institutions by sending subcommittees of the legislature to survey the Institutions was adopted today by the appropriation commit tees of the Iowa house and senate An appropriation of will be asked of the legislature today to de fray the expenses of the subcianmit tees making the actual Investigation Chairman John T Hanson Daven port of the house appropriations com mittee announced Formerly It was the policy only to Fend a legislative subcommittee for an appropriation survey when a pur chase of land was proposed The subcommittees will report to the legislature on existing conditions including housingneed for additional quarters and maintenance require ments Control Board Pleased The state board of control expressed itself ay pleased with the new policy and believes that a legislative Inspec tion ot the Institutions will result In recommendation for needed building extension at many of the state hos pitals and prison Aircraft legislation came to the fore t VI ttil mewantiaircraft and with making the law uniformIn all parts ot the state Bfil 3STo 2 authorizes cities and towns to acquire establish Improve main tain and operate airports within or outsideOE their limits to acquire property for the purpose and to levy a tax and Issue bonds In payment ot ths cost These bills were dlscusaed In com mittee but aircraft legislation which TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 3 MAYERWBE HOOVER ENVOY Film Magnate Says He Was Offered Ambassadorship to Turkey IX3S ANGEtBS Cnl Feb I Tho Times today quotes Louis B Mayer vice president of the Metri GoldwynMayer Film corporation at Hollywood as saying ho had been of fered the post ot ambassador to Tur key by PrcsidentKlect Hoover The statement followed reports from New York that Mayar had been ten dered tho appointment The film ex ecutive denied however that he had resigned from the movie company and aid he had not reached a decision BS to accepting the ambassadorship Witt Rogers NEW YORK Jan This Bin stein has proven a great comfort to us that always knew we didnt know much He has shown us that the fellow that we thot was smart is just as dymb as we are The senate in vestigates every thing It would be worth the money to see em light on this SU11 I guess they would do about as well as they Io on some other thlrigs I think this Dutchman la just quiet pense having n laugh it Win ROGERS the worlds ev Tours WILL Coil y light 1929 JOHN 0 SR S DEFINITELY UUT TO SUPPORT SON il Man 1 Issues iiStS JVJEVV Roc ing f VOKK Fob 1 D jckefcller Sr today stoodshoul der to shoulder with hisson John D Rockefeller Jr In the fight to oust Col Robert W Stewart of Chicago from the chairmanship ot the Stand ard Oil company oC Indiana Support far his sons cause was an nounced in hehoit ot the elder Rocke feller in a statement issued from the Rockefeller offices 2G Broadway Mr Stewart who had said he would not believe John D Rockefeller would desire his removal from the Indiana Oil chairmanship until he saw posi REPORT EFFORT TO ASSASSINATE ENVOY OF POPE Papal Nuncio Fired at While Walking in Madrid Gardens BULLETIN MADRID Feb 1 Al fonso was closelei with Premier 1rlnio do Rivera at the palace for a lime this morning shortly after his arrival from a limit at San Luear At tlie conclusion ol the conference General Primo de Ri vera said he had acquainted the king with the events of the past few days T ONDON Feb 1 Item ptefl as sosslnatlon late last evening of the Papal Xoncio as he walked in the gardens of the royal palace at Madri gave a new aspect today to Spain political upheaval Previous dispatches trom Madri had Indicated all but completesup pression of the Tuesday evolt at Ciu dad Real and had told of arrest am impending trial of eliose held rasuon sible Hard to Get Facts It was difficult from this distance and from the scantiness of detail due to rigid fix thi assassination attempt in itsprope Plare In ths Spanish political mosai the InferencV that the shots at th ecciesJatic probably were Intended fo someone else entirely Four shots were fired at the papa diplomatic believe here to mean the Papal Nuncio Mon slffnor Frederlco Tedesehini Ai of the shots went wild and In the ensuing confusion theassailant escaped Monnlgnor Tedesehlnf who waa ap Jointed to the Spanish post in 1021 has been on exceedingly frlendiy terms with King Alfonso XIII and his family and it is believed this friend ship may have accounted for his pres ence In the garden where he was mis taken for another Kiue Alfonso Returns g Alfonso himself had returned r in the day from a hunting trip First i Tear you remember the boy you once were r Would you go back to those halcyon days READ innis A NEW COMICSTRIP 0f BOYHOOD iegmning Mondau IN THIS PAPE1R The elder Rockefeller in the first formal statement he has IssuedIn ten years said The press has several times report ed a statement fromCol Robert W Stewart to the effect John O Rocke feller Sr would be pleaeedby tho re election of ColonelStewart as a direc tor of the Standard Oil company of Indiana Mr Rockefeller Sr has been Informed that many people In the west have been misled by this report For this reason Mr Rockefeller Sr thinks it necessary to make this state ment Mr Rockefeller Sr owns no stock in the Rianlard Oil company of In diana He fecle that his son hns pro Til SME presslon of Tuesdays revolt at Cludad Real The Spanish embassy made public early this morning a telegram from JUadrld emphatically contradicting re ports thnt the Spanish frontier had been closed to travelers either Span ish or foreign telegram said they were allowed to circulate freely TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 6 SADDLER WINS KLINKELCASE Jury Returns Verdict After Ending Deadlock of 26 Hours CHARLES CITY Feb dis trict court jury failed to award Mrs Olive KHnkel damages against Slier IfC P Jt Staddler for the death of her son Donovan whom Saddler klllec when tho youtji was alleged to have resisted arrest Mrs KHnkel asked S2BOOO The sealed verdict was returned at 6 p m Thursday after the Jury had been deadlocked for 2C hours Such great Interest had there been taken in the trial that persons would crowd the courtroom all day bringing their lunches with them In order io mlsg none of the proceedure VATICAN SENSATION aiELVIN W ELLIS Three Charles City persons amonir them iVIelvm Ellis liead of Hio HurtParr company wore pas sengers on Mie Milwaukee Sioux Flyer CliicagoKnpid City S Dale when two of tho pullniniia left the rails and turned over in the ditch The other Charles Cityans were Mrsr His and Frank Fisher Neither was injured Ellis Unhurt in Wreck of Sioux Flyer on Left Rails CHARLES CITY Feb W Ellis presMent and general man aerer of the HartParr company Mrs Bills and Frank Fisher head of the Ffsher company all of Charles City were considerably shaken up last night when the two Pullman cars of thoMilwaukees Sioux riyer No 11 rerederaJled and overturned at Maz omanle WIs In earlier dispatches It was stated hat Mr Kills had been Injured but ater word ents were ccedlny to Charles City on min Tho three had been In Chicago for ovcral days and were on their way ome One Woman Hurt One unidentified woman was report d injured and was given relief at the Vlsconsln town Train officials sent out a relief train irrying doctors and nurses but there little use for them The other even coaches remained on the track Train officials saida broken rail aueed the wreck PROSPERITY OF SPIRIT THEME OF PRESIDENT Coolidge Dedicates Bok Singing Tower Built by Editor MOUNTAIN LAKE Da Feb 1 tf1 that the material prosperity of our nation will bo of llttio avail unless it Is translated into a spiritual prosperity President Cool idge today dedicated the Mountain Lakesanctuary and singingtower n gift from Edward Bok to the American people The sanctuary was established by Mr Bok as a woodland retreat for visitors from nil sections of the coun try and designed as well to attract birds of many varieties On it ho has erected tho singing tower containing n carillon of Cl bells A new era Mr Coolidge said has come to America bringing to the people at large what in former days was set aside for the enjoyment of a fortunate and privileged few From the raw materials he Bald n nation had been created and now the great body of the people was sufficiently re lieved from the pressing necessities of existence to give some thot to tho art of living The useful and prac tlcW Mr Co olid go added was being supplemented by the artistic and the i v Cities Gciierisitr of Rich iWtfiaitttje president Iriexorlbte move ment inthis direction Popular edu cation the free public school tho en dowed college and the stato university he regarded as tho essential sources of tho new era and to thcso ho added tho more recent development of lie art galleries public concerts foi the presentation of the best music ant the opening of innumerable public parks Jack Stoiy air in nil pilot joiiwl tho Caterpillar club by leaping to earth in ft parachute near Davenport Ho struck a blizzard While cnroiito from Kansas CJiy o Chicago Hear Rumors Coolidge May Veto Measure Mention of Possible War on Pacific Made by Johnson WASHINGTON Feb 1 ot YOUNG AND IP MORGAN READY said that the local resl unharmcd and were pro later ROME Feb 1 of at tempted assassination of Afonsignor Federico Tedeschini papal nuncio at TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 2 Prospector Is Buried Alive by Snowslide XELSOX B C Feb 1 Wood row prospcctpr and hunter of Ivootcnal 13 C was burled alive un der a snow slide at the Peno mine nefir here yesterday men woilclns with him rotlo the slide m escaped Workers wore digging for hia bodi today J IOWA FORECAST Mostly cloudy probably snow AeBlnnlng Friday night or Sat urday slowly rising temperatures LOCAL STATISTICS GIobcGazoUo weather figures 34 lour period ending at S oclock a m Friday Highest Thursday t Auovo Lowest in Night 11 Rclow At 8 AM Friday 7 Itelow Januarys adieu to North Iowa wns minimum temperature oC 9 below 3r stated another way it was Fob uarys greeting to North Iowa Tho oldest month iu many years is it n end A level of nproximately 20 nches of snow Is en tho ground Its cal winter California and Florida my take this item for what it is The Milwaukee flyer due in Mason ity at oclock Friday morning not arrive until 8 oclock In the evening as result ot the wreck nrar Mflzoninnlo Win it wns stated at the offic of the local dispatcher Two Cerro Gordo county residents were on he train George Etzcl and O T Balmat of Clear Lake Both telegraphed their families that they were unhurt Car Jtifs EiiKine An automobile driven by A TJ Stern of Chicago struck an eastbound Milwaukee train between the engine and the tank at oclock Thurs day afternoon The car knocketl tho sidesteps from tho engine Tho train was hrot to a stop and after the conductor sot his But as a fnctor of prime importance n tlie movement toward the artfstie Mr Coolidge cited an Increasing num ber of individuals who have sufficient resources to enable him to minister in a most substantial way to the humani tarlan and artistic sido of life Some of the largest fortunes thnt have been accumulated in America ho added have been devoted almost entirely to ReparSjEions pelegates t Sail on Acquitania for Paris NJBW TORK Feb 1 D 1ounff and J P Morgan unotffcla American members of the commltte such charities Wo can not observe this niovc ment without smiling a little at1 those who but n short time ago expressed NO much fear lest our country might come under the control of a fow indi viduals of great wealth he continued the rich wore poor growing They claimed that growing richer and of experts on Gorman reparations vill sail on the Aquitania tonight for he Paris meetings Thomns Lamont of J P Mor ran it Co an alternate to tho confc ncc also will sail on the Aquitania ut Thomas kelson Pcrkins of Hoston ho other alternate postponed his departure duo to illness In his family Tho first meeting ot experts at which a permanent settlement of the reparations questions will be sought will bo held Feb 9 The sessions are expected to continue from 30 to GO days Tho American delegates will serve tho committee In an advisory capacity as tho United States not being a o growng poorer Our experience has demonly to tho treaty of Versailles is report anil learned the man wns hurt it went on again un STATE BUDGET JOB REFUSED Guy Vanderveer Waverly Turns Down Proffer of Governor Hammill DKS MOINES Feb 1 o Vanderveer Waverly hanker who was offered tho position as state budget director by Governor Hammill has declined the position the execu tive learned today Vanderveer sent the governor a iet fer expressing his appreciation of the honor but declared his business Inter ests were sucli thnt he could not reirt ity relinquish them to accept slate of fice Charles Oityiiu Xnnicil KANSAS CITV Fob i directors of the Western Association or Nursery Men iurhule C C Smith f Charles city U S Welch o stratcd that the reverse of this would bo much nearer tlie truth So many of our people have largo amounts of TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN I PRIMARYROADS OPEN FOR GARS Snowplows Continue Work of Widening Tracks Thru Drifts The primary highways thruout the north central Iowa counties were open for automobile traffic Friday it announced by Raymond Sack district engineer of the highway commission While a track has been broken thru over all of the roads county employes arc continuing the work of widening openings In the snow so as to facili tate the flow of traffic and make the MffhnvijH less likely to bo drifted over should another snowstorm arrive Tho snowplows in Cerro Gcmlo county were at work Friday in clean Ing off the shoulders of the main roods which had been covered before All of the primary roads and most of the county roads are open Wont See Shadow DES MOINES Feu I Srouml bog with the nerve to brave tho elements Saturday probably will find solace in the absence of aunshine and end Its winters nap The govern ment weather bureau here said It looks very much as If tile ground bog will have a mighty hard time seeing Ills shadow tomorrow and so tradi tion tells us tJiat moans an early spring with warm weather The ground lios may have to look Or Ms shnlonamidst a snow storm however The forecast for tonight anil Saturday cnlls for cloudy weather officially a participant In the revisiun ot the treaty The findings ot the commission will bo submitted to the allied and German governments for approval to their sailing Mr Young antf Mi Morgan are expected to sec Mon tagu Norman governor of the Bnil1 of England who Is visiting in New York on one of his customary visits which bo inaugurated some years as when tho late Benjamin Strong was governor of the federal reserve bank Osage School Boy Stabbed by Stranger Walter Stewart Was on Way Back to Classes When Fight Started OSAOB Fob Stewart 1C wns stabbed in ho right arm hcri Thursday noon while returning to school After finishing his dinner he was re turning thru an alley to his classes when ho met a stranger who spoke to him Young Stewart tofcl him to shut up it is said whereu ion the stranger swore at him Incensed at this tho schoolboy pulled off coat and the stranger lulled out a knife After young Stew irt wns stabbed ho went to a doc tors office for treatment and the sheriff was notified The stranger has not yet been lo cated Ire is described ns being 6 feet tall weighing about 100 pounds wear Ins a black overcont with grey cuffs i a dnrk suit alul workshops Tlie condition of the youth is hot HOUK cnuugli in keep him from i the naval construction pro gram confidently predicted today after a careful surxey of the senate that the clause specifying a etart on tho lu cruisers before would be retained notwithstanding the uppea of President Coolidgo for its ellmlna lion Senator Watson of Indiana the prospective republican leader succeed ing Vice TrcsidentElect Curtis has taken sides with Chairman Hale of the naval committee In charge of the bill With Senator Swanson of Virginia ranking democrat on the naval com mittee they havebeen marshalling forces for the final test din Keep Time Clause The trio declared today they had votes to keep the time clausein the bill There have been riimora reach Ing tho capltol that the president night veto the naval bill if this time clause were not eliminated giving him control over the cruiser program bu hese have been countered by predic Ions that a veto could be overridden Since tho senate entered the agree ment earlier In the week to limit de late beginning Monday on the bill thereby assuring a final vote earls next week the contest has down mainly to cloak room confer ehces looking to the lineup on th time clause contest Mr Coolldge loat on this issue the house and iftha bill goes thr the senate In Its present form th house is expected to accept the min amendments already voted by the so ate anr send it directly to the prcs dent without a conference Johnson for Bilf Debate yesterday brot another u rent pica for the cruiser bill Sena tor Johnson republican California declaring it constituted a measure necessary for the protection ot th lation Thero wns another rumble o var lallc as he looked Into the futiin nrt warned that some day a world rnma is to be played upon the Pacific cean Affairs In Good State WASHINGTON Feb 1 Css is going into tho closing stages C tho session with Its affairs appir ntly in n satisfactory state Thero may be the usual last minute m and fears have been expressed iat it might leave some of the appro riation bills stranded In that owevcr there is the special sessi n Just ahead in which they can be dis posed of Tho senate has passed tho Boulder Dam bill ratified the Kellogg treaty and has the cruiser bill well in hand Tho houso hns disposed of most cf the anproiMiation bills without any difficulty having the naval supply bill up todny TJie only trouble of conse quence that It has bad has been over the for prohibition enforce ment added by the senate to deficiency hill Soujjlit nefirJenry Vote WASHINGTON Foil 1 the amended first deficiency bill car rying with It for prohibi tion enforcement hns gone before the TURN TO PACK 4 COLUMN I COUNClTfOHEAR BOOTHS PLEA BOTH MAINTAIN INNOCENCE ON WAY TO DEATH rayers and Moans Mark Last Hours of Two Slayers Thomas iRANKLIN La IFteb 1 Banner LcBouef and Dr 33 Drehcr were hanged 5n uck succession In the parish 3atl lero today for the murder ot Jamee LeBouef the womans husband The woman led the way to the gal ows accompanied by Father J 1 Josseau Franklin priest Tha man followed with his spiritual adviser ho Rev J A McCormack Methodist ninlBter beside him Tho woman went moaning to tho fallows her lost prayer preceded ana ollowed by expressions of her fears and an exclamation tiit the rope vns too tight She cried out Oh mother oh God isnt this a terrible hing but Dreher shook hands with ho sheriff and walked strongly up he ten winding stairs Drehor Moro Calm As he reached tha fatal trap said Poor Miss Ada she has gone Then lookingat Melgs o Frost a New Orleans newspaperman ha said Frost you know we didnt tie Aa the rops was adjusted hft said Oh God have mercy on my soul Just dont let me choke to death Ho went thru the trap and died in stantly Both executions were effected quick ly and smoothly the necks ot both bo Ing broken on the lint tho rope Both died forgiving an Dut wnrtett Ing thslr Innocence t TheRev Mr Sfethodlat minister said Dr Dreher wont to his death grlevlnsr that his grown son Ted was unable to come from the Texas oil fields for a fare well Prayed All Morning He prayed ill morning he said anI ris praying when Jie died He prayed or Mrs LeBoucf the sheriff MnJ articulnrly his family f told him he was now in the prcr nco of God and hs should not illc itliout the truth on his lips thn ilnister said and he insisted thnt TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 5 OELWEJRWN GET 40 YEARS wo Sentenced to Prison for Murder of Matilla Rameda OEMVEIN feb1 40 ycars In prison were given Luis nllo and Manuel Lopez after thej leaded guilty to second degree mur er charges for the death ot Matllla Rnmedn Pedro Rnmoh will stand trial on same charge Lindbergh Hops Off for Florida to Open Panama Airmail Route CURTISS FIELD X T Feb 1 Wy Charles A Lindbergh hopped off at a m for Florida from where ho will fly next Monday to open 1 new airmail route to tho Panama canal zone Salvation Army Commander Will Be Given Chance to Defend Self lyOXDOX Feb 1 de cision to hear a representative of Gen Bramwell Booth an the Question of Ma fitness to remain as commander In chief of tho Salvation army was made by tho armys high council in a meeting hero this morning Tho decision took the form of a res olution When the action it contem plates is concluded be high court will have rectified tho mistake It made according to the chnncery court n the first place when It adjudged Ole aged commander unfit without giving him a chance to bo hoard Tho resolution was adopted at a brief meeting oC thecouncil Tho council adjourned sine die but t was expected when it met again he representative of tho general vould bo present io participate in Its irocoedings It was said Gcncril nooh himsctf wnuM he informed oC its dceuioiv hi AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen I like peace an quiet an I hope Heaven is big enough so the two sides in our church wont be in flyin dis tance of one another AIT ;