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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 14, 1929, Mason City, Iowa FOUR K R KINGSBUR Y MENTIONED AS STANDARD HEAD Report Latest Move in Rockefeller Battle to Oust Chairman NEW YORK Feb 14 New York Times today says reports In Wall street are that K R KIngsbury president of the Standard OH com pany of California Is being considered the Rockefeller faction as a pos sible successor to Col Robert W Stewart as chairman of the Standard OH company of Indiana The Rockefeller Interests says the paper own a large amount of stock Jn the Standard of California some estimates placing these holdings at SO per cent The Times says that while It Is un derstood In oil circles that Mr Kings bury probably would prefer to remain with the California company he might be induced by the Rockefellers to as the chairmanship of the Indiana jcompany Mr Kingsburys name also was brot fato the controversy in a statement Issued to stockholders of the Indiana company by W G Williams execu tive trustee of Justice Society Inc hn organization of minority stockhold which favors the reelectlon of Colonel Stewart at the annual meeting en March 7 but his later removal by fcourt action In his statement Mr Williams says iche Justice Society believes that the jerux of tha controversy Is whether Ihe efforts to remove Stewart are sin fcerely and altruistically based on a belief that he Is unfit for his job or based on a desire to gain control of the Standard Oil ot Indiana so as to elmlnate it as a competitor of corpor ations In which the Rockefeller group has a far greater financial interest than in the Standard of Indiana CROSSTHWAITE WITHHOLDS DATA Oklahoman Refuses to Tell Legislators Where He Put Money N Crossthwalte of Arflmore was called on today by the house of representatives board of managers prosecuting Henry S Johnston sus pended governor to explain what be came of he drew from a bank a lew days before his son Dewey con victed murderer was pardoned One of the 11 charges on which Johnston Is being tried before a sen ate court of impeachment is based on the act of clemency Crossthwaite questioned earlier In he week by the house investigating committee in an attempt to show the fl200 was used to obtain clemency estlfled that he burled the money In i tin can He said he was unwilling to produce It J C Walton former governor who was Impeaches In 1923 was a spec ator at the trial yesterday He brand ed the trial as just a bunch of horse play and said It we have another mpeachment session of this kind in his state I believe the United Slates government should declare the people of Oklahoma incapable of self gov ernment and repeal the act giving hem statehood ELECTRIC CHAIR IN COOK COUNTY ADJUDGED 0 K Trio to Pay Penally of Death For Slaying of Two CHICAGO Feb 14 electric chair a newcomer in Cook county penal circles was tested today and found ready to exact societys reprisal for two murders tonight The threemen who have been sen tenced to bo Its first victims had a few slender threads on which to base a hope for reprieve but there seemed little chance that the chair would be cheated Only court action could save David Shanks Negro slayer of Jennie Constance Peoria school teacher or Charles Walz and Anthony Greece who killed Policeman Arthur Esau Shanks hod apparently resigned himself to his fate No request was made in his behalf before the pardon board which met yesterday The re Quest of Walz and Grecco was refused by the board shortly after Governor Emmerson had wired his decision not to grant a stay of execution Use of the electric chair instead of a hangmans noose was authorized July 7 1927 when Governor Small signed the law providing for the change The first electrocutions in the state were at Jollet where three men were killed last December He proposed to her in the automo sho accepted him in the hos Rapids Gazette Newspaper Reporters Covering Foch Fight Duel Over Remark PARIS Feb H Illness of Marshal Foch had an unexpected re percussion this morning In a duel be tween two newspaperman who have been assigned to his home during his Illness Marquis Henri De Sombreuil took offense at some remark mads by Georges Chapreau which he consid ered a reflection upon all the news papermen who had waited patiently day in and day out for news of the marshal A challenge followed and early this morning they met De Sombreuil fired into tho ground while Chap reaus bullet went wild The combatants shook hands then and retired to the nearest cafe to bind their recpnellation with a hot drink Dr Daveniere physician to Marshal Foch was present at tho duel Have you read that psychological work Why We Misbehave No I prefer to read novels de scribing how Ave Transcript Georgia Banker Gets 7 Years for Embezzlement ATLANTA Ga Feb 14 W Hancock cashier of the Commun ity bank of here pleaded guilty yesterday to embezzlement of and was sentenced to from six to seven years on the chain gang The bank which he had been cashier since Its organization 30 years ago was placed in the hands of the state banking department ANNE MORROW RECEIVES FLOOD OF TELEGRAMS CONTINUED PROM PAGE 1 where the ceremony would be held were met with the reply that there had been no decision and It was In timated that the young couple them selves did not know Meanwhile Mexican aviation com pany officials are continuing their ef forts to induce the transAtlantic avi ator to open a new airmail line be tween New York and Mexico City soon But if and when a visit by him to Mexico City Is In everyone believes it is very much a mystery DUTIES ON GROUND CABINET POSSIBILITIES Mussolini Writes SubTitles for Movie of Signing Concordat ROME Feb 14 captions and subtitles on the motion picture Inews reels which were taken at the signing of the ItaloVatican treaty and at the anniversary ceremony at St Peters were written by Premier Musso lini himself The reels were submitted to 11 Dues after they were developed and he then personally undertook the task of writ ing the explanatory matter They are now being submitted to the pope Daughter of Mrs Starbuck Is Teacher at Algona AIGONA Feb Dorothea Starbuck was called home to Iowa City by tho death of her mother Mrs Anna Diller Starbuck former profes sor of music in the university who died very unexpectedly Tuesday morning Since the Talkies came Hollywood is stronger than ever for Old Golds A year or so ago Hollywood didnt vocal chords or its voices We were all in the silent drama then the coming of the Talkies has changed things Lovely stars leading men heavies and ingenues are guard ing their throats with zealous care and smoking OLD GOLDS It didnt need the Talkies to win me to OLD GOLDS Ive been smoking them ever since they came to Hollywood two years ago But its an added satisfac tion to know they are kind to the voice when the voice has assumed a new importance SIGNED WALLACE BEERY trmntart ptbt No 3295 now in telli how the movie atari guarding their throatj with OLD COLDS Why not a cough in a carload OLD GOLD Cigarettes are blended from HEARTLEAF tobacco the finest Nature grows Selected for silkiness and ripeness from the heart of the tobacco plant Aged and mellowed extralong in a tem perature of midJuly sunshine to insure that honeylike smoothness On your OLD GOLD PAUL WHITEMAN HOUR Whitemn Kin of Jazz and hii complete orchestra the OLD GOLD hour every from 9 to 10 P M Extern Standard Time over entire network of Columbia Broadcaiting System eat a chocolate light an Old Gold and enjoy bothl MIAMI Fla Feb 14 our days of hard work carrying the airmail and searching for fellow fly ers In distress Colv Charles A Lind bergh slept late today but had duties on the ground which were expected to iccupy the better part of the after noon Having Been relieved of the task of ontinulng his search for Pilot Harry Rogers by news that Rogers piano has been found thecolonel answered no calls this morning His principal task after his late ris ing was a conference with officials of PanAmerican Airways Inc to whom he Is technical adviser and for whom he carried the first mall to Panama and return The time of his departure north de pended on tho outcome of the confer ence He was unable to say whether he would be able to accept an invita tion to visit Howard E Coffin at Sa pelo Island Ga Miss Elizabeth Morrow sister of the fiancee of Colonel Lindbergh was in Miami yesterday but did not see the colonel who at that time was aid Ing in the search for the amphibian plane of Richard P Hoyt which went down among the Florida keys WON POETRY HONORS Curtis D Wilbur the present secretary of the navy is rumored for reappotntnient to the position tn the Hoover cabinet CONTINUED GOLD CAUSES DEATHS CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 snow there were heavy drifts else where and roads were Impassable The Isis and Cam were frozen over with the effect of stopping practice of the crews of Cambridge and Ox ford as fair for one however as for the other Snowing in Franco Again The French weather bureau pro weather PURSE SNATGHER GETS SMALL SUM Mrs W L Woodward Loses About and Pair of Spectacles dieted even colder NORTHAMPTON Mass Feb 14 Anne Spencer Morrow larned the distinction of being the JUtstandLigundergraduate poet while t Smith college where she was gradu ated last year Following In the foot tepa ot her mother Elizabeth Cutter lorrow who also attended Smith she orotad to poatry the time usually be towed upon athletics or social activl s to poetry Last year she won the Mary Augus ta Jordan prize given annually by the alumnae to a senior for the most orig inal piece of literary york in either Miss Mdrrpw won the a poem written for the SmlthTcbllege monthly ofwhich kshe was aneditor During her junior year a series ot poems appeared regularly in the mag azine which brot her high praise from competent critics of the faculty Her mother before her similar atten tion and has since contributed occa sionally to magazines Miss Morrows literary work iras yy no means confined to poetry her Interest in eighteenth century French and English literature prompted her to write an essay upon tho women ot the time of Dr Samuel Johnson which won her the Elizabeth Montague prize Thrilled to Death MILTON Mass Feb 14 Charles A Lindberghs future sister inlaw Miss Constance C Morrow member of the class of 1931 at Milton academy says he Is wonderful Envious schoolmates wanted to learn all about tha romance of the air man and her slater but Constance was unable to gratify their curiosity The first of the three Morrow girls to meet Lindbergh she recalled the details of his reception Jn Mexico City while on hia goodwill tllght to LatinAmerica and his visit to the Morrow homo there Schoolmates said she was simply wild to get home to learn all about It day a heavy snow started falling Ice was forming today in the Seine and Marne threatening stopping ot traffic n them Authorities ordered sluices opened to Increase the current and offer a deterrent The Riviera offered i plaintive note there are no snow ihovels there and the heavy snow has brot too much slush for the comfort if the migratorsParisians who sought o escape winter there Snowfall in Rome HOME Feb Roman chll dren enjoyed one ot the rarest privi leges of their lives today that of snowballing A threeInch snow cov ered the city following a heavy fall last night Reports from Venice saifl the ther mometer there showed 204 above zero fahrenhelt the lowest tempera ture In 140 years Mrs W L Woodward 1038 Fourth street southwest lost about and a pair of valued spectacles when a youth snatched her purse from her hand as she was walking on South Jefferson avenue between First and Second streets southwest about 730 1 m Wednesday Sirs Woodward saicK she heard I someone who was whistling approach Ing from tho rear turned out to tho left to allow the person to pnsa and then turned to thought Instead of passing her the person suddenly grabbed her purse and tried to erk it from her hand Hia first attempt was unsuccessful but the second time ht pulled harder and succeeded in ing the purse handle The assailant ran south on Jeffer son avenue and turned west at Second street southwest Mrs Woodward notified police who searched the neighborhood but were unabla to find any traces of tha thief Mrs Wood ward described the thief as being a boy in his teens and said ho wore a leather cap fastened under hia chin a leather coat and light colored trousers Tha glasses in the purse had been worn by Mrs Woodwards husband the late Will Woodward and had a high sentimental value rhe purse was of a reddish brosvn leather It contained a house key too Miss Charlene Hereld lost puree In a similar manner when It waa snatched from her at Federal avenue and Seventh street south Sunday night EXPERTS STILL HEAR GERMANS CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 eral for roparations On this report those differing most from the Ger man position are staking their claims for continuation of the payment sched ule or something approximating It Please Hotel Workers PAHIB Feb 14 yPKDelegates to the reparations conference have made the employes about the Hotel George V where its sessions are held happy The conference has entailed con siderable extra work for the hotel minions and the delegates have not been slow to repay It with tips Particularly have the telephone switchboard personnel benefited There Is just one grumbler Luke tho barman who says the delegates aro the poorest customers ho ever liatS and that he has yet to serve either delegate or substitute at his bar It would seem he says that all 14 delegates are from prohibition countries S Parker Gilbert Recovers PARIS Feb 14 Parker Gil bert agentgeneral for reparations who has been ill with Influenza ever since his arrival In France a fortnight ago and had a slight setback on Sun day Is progressing favorably Wlille not confined to his bed he Is staying Indoors during the present cold weather on the advice of his phy slcian HIGGINS WILL ASSUME PLACE OF GEN BOOTH CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 manderinchlef Evangeline Booth who Is In charge of the movement In America was active In the reform movement to oust her brother and some had freely predicted her choice as the new army chief Whatever challenge the situation seemed to have been ac cepted by General Higrgins in a state ment after his election He replied to questions aa to whether he expected further legal difficulties Would Defend Deed Poll It certainly will be my duty to protect tha trust imposed upon me If deed poll ot 1904 Is attacked I must defend it altlio I haAe no Idea such a fight is coming The armys future policy will be lo maintain its vigor nnd to follow the banner unfurled by Its founder with Increased life and spirit and to reach the masses not touched by the church all over tho world Regarding reform I can say little at present I was elected without any conditions than those Imposed by the 1S78 and 1304 deed polls Past duties of General HIgglns gave him broad prepuration for his w post Ho waa General Booths ief lieutenant for the last decade He entered the army under the tute lage ot liis father tho late Commis sioner HIgglns In its early dnyi com under tho Influence Ing immediately of the Booths Discuss Next Move HADLEY WOOD Bng Feb 14 if Bramwell Booth who has tak en his deposition for tho second time as head of the Salvation army unper turbably today discussed his next move with members of his family and friends at his homo here It is expected that he will receive his legal advisors tomorrow to put be Coro them tho results of his consulta tions notably what action he will take regarding the army funds of which ho Is still trustee Many telegrams andother messages expressing sympathy as well as urg ing the general to fight on wero re ceived at Tho Homestead where callers reported that the general had a very good night nnd Is making the progress for which his doctors had hoped His voice they said was re gaining Its old familiar ring and ho was able to leave his bed and sit in a 25 SAILORS ARE RESCUED FROM STRANDED SHIP Seamen Taken Off Ves sel After Ferocious Seas Had Subsided OEATTLE Wash Beb 14 J Twentyfive Japanese who were snatched from the freighter Melyo Maru while it was being ground to pieces on the stormwashed rocks of the Aleutian Islands were safe aboard the Steamer Illinois and the Japanese ship Nankoh Maru today Fragments of messages reaching here last night told of the exciting rescue but many details were lacking It was presumed that the rescued crew was being taken to Dutch Har bor Alaska The rescue was effected by shoot ing breeches buoys from the Illinois and the Nankoh Maru to the doomed ship and pulling the crew of the Melyo Maru to safety one by one The Meiyo Maru a freighter of 5 400 tons ran aground early Tuesday morning during a storm Several hours Inter the Melyo Maru reached tho scene but was unablo to effect a rescue because of the ferocity of the oca All day yesterday she stood by until the Illinois arrived The latter encountered great difficulty in reach ing the scene At Dutch Harbor the crew of the freighter Alloway was recuperating after having been picked up by the steamerMontauk about 100 miles from tho wreck of the Meiyo Maru Thirty three man all but one of the crew abandoned the Alloway as it seamed about to crash Into the rocks of Unlmak Pass Implement Dealers Guests at Banquet FREDERTCKSBURG Feb 14 Henry Kersaen president of the Im plement Dealers association gave m banquet In honor of the members of the association from surrounding towns After the banquet the members of tho boys and girls high school glee clubs gave several selections PANAMERICAN PLANE FOUND Pilot and Craft Floated on Rough Sea for Many Hours PORT AU PRINCE Haiti Feb 14 mail plane of the PanAmeri j can Airways was safe here today after an S O S call at yesterday and five hours afloat on the open water Tho Plane a Loeiiing amphibian j left Santiago Cuba In charge of Pilot I Rowo with mail but no passengers at S a m ycslerday A broken rocker arm soon forced tho plane to alight nnd It was forced to taxi for five hours at a six Icnot speed In a high wind and heavy sea until It reached a protected cove There the necessary repairs were ct fectcd ana the nlano took the air with eight cylinders functioning It arrived here at 4 p m MILITIA INVADES GAMBLING HOLES Players as Well as Operators to Be Taken in Louisiana Raids Claim XEW ORLEANS Feb 14 state militia early today invaded three gambling resorts near New Orleans In a renewal of gambling warfare and Gov Huey P Long later announced that in the next raids no more cour tesy would shown players than operators Nearly a halfhundred picked troop ers in three squada levelled their guns on the trio ot gambling houses simul taneously took the names of patrons questioned operators ana hauled away gambling paraphernalia to feed a bon re The raids wore carried out shortly after midnight on Jack Shoehans sub urban gardens and Tranchinas night club In Jefferson parish and on the St Bernard Country club in St Ber nard parish While no actual gambling was In progress at the time of the troopers entry the soldiers declared evidence gambling was obtained at each GRANT F T A The Grant P T A will meet Fri day and the following program will ba given Founder Bay pageant fifth and slith grade girls book review Mm Ralph Lloyd Jonen community sing ng and aoclal hour Minister and Scout Leader Are Speakers Before Rockford Unit ROCKFORD Feb Scout anni versary week was observed by the dressing gown reading correspondence Rockford scout troop No 27 On Sun day evening a union service at the Methodist church was attended by the scouts in uniform Tho Rev C E Luce and J C Un derwood wero the principal speakers Posting ot flags uses of scout ker chief ire by friction hold breaking and artificial respiration were dem onstrated by tho scout members On Tuestlay tho assembly period of the high school was given over to tho and dictating replies School Boy Traffic Patrols Organized IOWA CITY Feb Schoolboy patrols to direct traffic in the vicinity ot schools havo been or ganized In St Marys St Patricks and University school here Forma tion of still others In being discussed The movement 13 sponsored by tho Iowa City Automobile club Each patrol has a cnptaln two lieutenants and 10 patrolmen scouts phases who demonstrated of their activities various Today which is tho regular meeting tiny tho parents and public were invited to attend the candle Investiture cere mony Trade In Your Old On a New ROYAL We dont care what your old cleaner looks like or how it just bring it in and a liberal allowance will be made for it toward a new Eoyal the cleaner that is built to dp the cleaning in less time Let us show you how a Royal goes from rugs to bare floors without stopping for adjustment Demons t r a t i o n s made in your home No obligations Just phone 17 CurrieVan Ness Company Maintained By Merit Plione 17 11 No Federal ;