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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 4, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY FINAL XXXV BOVB CENTS PER COP ASSOCIATED WIKB RBPOHT MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JANUARY 4 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWB SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO RMY PLANE CLASHES RECORD INFORCEMENT1S 0 BE CHANGED IAPITOL HEARS I cover May Bring About Transfer to Justice Department US S UTAH Jan 4 luc scliction Ills cabinet ami lithe malvine o other appointments ol t almost equal importance Herbert MIoover soon must give his attention to tho conccdcly gravest prob blems before his fhibitkm enforcement and farm relief r leglflation Suggestions emanating from Wash 1 Instoh tliat the prohibition unit bo transferred from the treasury depmt fmont to tlio department of Justice Inioet no response from tho president Pelcct It Is asserted that an act of con Egress is necessary in the first place E to bring about such a transfer even it should lie deemed advisable for purposes which has Ffeot yet hccn conceded Mr Hoover readily recognizes the Liliuses which Jmvo grown up In the enforcement the dry laws and in ltlie treatment oC the subject during his campaign he declared that only ar ii organized searching investigation o tho facts and could determine the methods for correcting them I Selection Difficult His idea was for the appointmen of a commission to sludynbVorilyeh rotcement abuses but tho workabillts fi oC the law itself The selection ot such a commission however ho rec ognizes admittedly would bo a diffi cult task especially in view ot the fact IrtftUo presidential campaign Consideration of the farm relief question undoubtedly will go over un til after the present session of con gress Mr Hoover does not desire to anticipate tho action of Oils congress the belief js general that there is no more probability of action now than there was at tho time the presi dentelect announced ho would call an extra session of the new congress to act if the present one failed to put thru adequate agricultural legislation There is already much speculation among Mr Hoovers associates as to when the new congress would bo as 1 scmbled but tho presidentelect nat urally Is silent as he does not wish to bo placed In a position of even in directly Influencing action during the Coolidge administration May Bo in However the concensus ifi that if there ia no farm legislation before March 4 tho new congress would bo assembled in the spring as the presi dentelect is on record as elating he wants early action so the measure would be effective In helping with the disposition of this years crops The presidentelect early today was only two days from Hampton Roads and still was encountering pleasant weather While the temperature mod rated to some extent It was not ex pected that the Utah would run Into cold weather before late tonight or early tomorrow morning The big battleship was maintaining her aver age days run ot nround 360 knots Death Threats Are Received in Rongetti Case One Witness Will Rogers NEW YORK aJn body is picking on tlmt poor boy out there in California that run the wrong way I with that foot ball 1C I was an editorial writ er like Mr Hear st Mr Brisbane Bruco Barton Glenn Frank and all ot those I would ask how many out oC tho 100 ami 10000 I ODD of tho rest oC I us aro headed tho wrons way How in a n y out of us would WILL ROGERS have had pres ence of mind enough to pick up a Jumble How many grabbed out oC tho scramble what they think s success and dont know till they reach the goal Una whether its tho right one or not So come on preachers liop on this as your text All I want Is 10 per cent ot that Sundays collec tion to Bet this hby a medal for at least doing something different from 1000000 other college boys Even it it was wrong his mind wasnt standardized Tinirs PAIR SENTENCED TO DEATH AWAIT COURTS RULING ouisiana Couple Due to Die Saturday for Murder SENTENCED TO HANG SATURDAY Wea IOWA FORECAST Unsettled Friday nlffht and Sat urday snow probable Rising temperatures Friday niglit except in extreme west portion Cohlcr Saturday In west and north cen tral portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Friday Highest Thursday 31 Degrees Jjowest In NlRht 1 Decree At 8 A M Friday Decrees After a progressive warming up for three or four days tho mercury did a tail spin Thursday night and landed at 1 degree above zero only 4 degrees higher than the coldest night ot the year Tho wind had gone back into the southeast Friday morning and In combination with a bright sun was ex pected to bring a return to balmier King Shows Will to Live DoctorsSay New Attitude on Part of Pa tient Is Hailed With Delight LONDON Jan 4 statement that King George has tho will to live was hailed today as the most encour aging feature In the long review ot the monarchs Illness contributed to medical journals by the royal physi cians Medical experts in tho morn ing paper emphasized the importance and the significance ot this altitude on the part of the patient Jt was contended that persistence of the Instinct to fight for selfpreserva tion waa the sign itself of some meas ure of health because the desire to live probably has a physical basis The authorized review ot the kings illness which appeared in the Lan cet and the British Medical Journal today stated that Iwcausc of exhaus tion the course of the Illness must be long and for the present anxious None the less Improvement ami progress were taking place slowly bn surely enough to justify the hope that tho king would be restored to his peo pie The potency of the infection was diminishing In the meantime the margin of reserve power must be nar row and small set backs Inevitable at this stage liave a correspondingly mpre severe effect Disinclination toward food dryness of tongue low blood pressure weakness and wast ing notable exhaustion tho slowly Improving will for a long time be an anxious problem FRANKLIN II Jan 1 Judge James 1 Simon in the St Mary parish district court today refused to appoint a commission to inquire into the Biuuty of Mrs Ada Homier IM Bouef ami Dr Thomas K Urcher sentenced to be hanged tomorrow hut said lie wnnlil hear evidence as to their sanity FRANKLIN La Jan 4 Counsel for Mrs Ada Bonner Bouef and Dr T 33 Dreher cntcre he last ditch fight today for the condemned to hang tomorrow for tl nuider of the husband of tho woma James J LcBouef Sleepless and emaciated after the long death cell waits the widow ai the doctor nervously awaited tho clsion ol Judge James Simon in pa ish court here today on the applica tion tor appointment ot a sanity com mission When Mrs LeBouef and Dr Dreher were told yesterday by Sheriff Charles Fecot that Gov Huey P Long had disregarded Hie recommen dation1 thtr par don board both broke down and sobbed Womans Sun Faints Mrs Ix13oucfs 13 year old son fainted at the door of her rison cell while visiting her An open hearing on the application or the naming ot a sanity commis ion was announced for today by udge Simon the dissenting member n the pardon boards decision Counsel for the condemned prepar d to apply to the supreme court for i writ of mandamus to compel the rial judge to appoint the commission should their petition before him meet Today tho breach pctwccn Govern r Long and Lieut Governor Paul Cyr member of the pardon board widened over Cyrs charge ot favor tism of commutation sentences Governor Long In astatement is sued at Baton Houge declared that TURN TO 1AGE 4 COLUMN 4 GLASS BEGINS SENATE ON PEACE PACT Place of League in Kellogg Plan Is Discussed WASHINGTON Jan 4 debate on tho ICcllufg treaty t Guard Others Vr Thomas B Drcher niul Ada Homier Lc Bouef who are sentenced to bane Saturday at Franklin La for tiic murder of the Hitters bus bund Lastminute appeals are beinp made to the courts to appoint an insanity commission to investigate their case Kidnaped Atlanta High School Girl Is Found MILES URGED FOR VACANCY Legionaire Editor Recom mended for Position on Education Board 13ES MOINES Jan ot Frank Miles a democrat and editor of tho Iowa Lepionaire have urged Governor Hammll to appoint him to the state board ot education The terms Miss Anna Lawther ot Dubuxiue and George T Baker of Davenport democrats and Wlllard C Stuckalager Lllwon republican ex pire tills year and Caudo 11 Porter Dea Molnes democrat lias resigned The fitness of Mr Miles fur the position and tho widespread Indorse ment that his appointment would re ceive thru the state were emphasized in an interview with the governor according to Ralph E Klttlngcr com mander of Argonne post who heailct the local committee which prcsentci Mr Miles name On the basis of his value to low as a citizen his widespread business and educational experience his tense interest In educational Americanization work and the support is sure to come to him fiim war revolved largely toda around a hypothetical question whoth er aggressive interest by the leagu oC nations in tho BoliviaPavaEua dispute would have constituted a vio latlon of the Monroe doctrine The question was put by Scnato Glass Virginia democrat whl Chairman Borah ot the foreign ret tions committee woa continuing h explanations of the workings oE th Kellogp treaty Senator Borah agreed that it w a hard question to answer buthe not think the doctrine would lo fringed or challenged by an effort foreign governments to eslabl peace between South American coi tries so long as they did not seek establish themselves in South Am lea The doctrine itself Borah sa would not be embarassed or tailed by the nevtreaty Concedes Defense flight The asserted right of this gove mcnt to watch over South and C Student Had Been tml America rests entirely upon pa nation to self 3e Tense is conceded under this treaty Tho Tdahoan was soon surrounded y AS another crowded chamber listened1 to the renewal of de jatcl Opposition developed from tho ve Man Australians Will Be Represented at Hoover Inauguration UIINCITON Jan I tralia familiar to FresidentEcct Hoover as tho scene of his first engineering work abroad will be rep many prominent citizens Frank Miles resented at hla inauguration March 4 is eminently fitted for the position ATLANTA Ga Jan 4 death threats drugs and a iirty shack formed the melodramatic sequence of the story told today by a iretty high school girl who waa found ound and gafged after two days bscnco home Doris Turner Hoke Smith high school athlete collapsed last night In a filling station She had been found nearby hound at the ankles Tivo hours later the girl said she had been released unharmed by a1 kindly old man with a cane tor whom police had been searching for days Blindfolds she asserted had kept her from discerning where she was after being held most of the two days in a dirty shack The authorities started an invest gallon Wednesday at the request of her parents who had received a spe cial delivery letter from her to tho ef fect that she had been abducted by a stooped old min who cried when ho recalled that she resembled his daugh ter now dead Tho old man wanted to kill her site added but other men objectct and persuaded his companion tjj re turn the drl to Atlanta because things were getting hot A physician said the child had no been harmed antl wart suffering only from exposure and weak condition ick of food ate Demands Death in Electric Chair for Chi cago Doctor Jan 4 menace of sudden death lurked over the utt room of Judge Robert E Gent 1 as the second llonsottl murder ill resumed today with one states IneES missing and the others unier lice guard Frank Mcsca was the missing wit ss lie lied after being threatened 1th death If he testified in the trial Ur Amanto RongpUt accused of e murder of Miffi Lorolto Enders ho died following an illegal opera en Mcsca brotherinlaw oC the dad ir phone police Sends Wonl to Volicc You can tell them Im not going to estlfy and they better not look for QUESTION MARK ROARING ON IN ITS FOURTH DAY Ship Expected to Break Record Held by Graf Zeppelin ic ho said they tal mo theyd kil ic if t took tlic stad ana Im Ink tf no chances Ha was asked who told him Hint Coral did and Mcsca luine up His relatives wore questioned ami BULLETIN IMIEKIAI VALLKY tal Jan 4 With her three motors working perfectly Ihe inonoplnno Uucstiou Mark soared across tills Inland valley compliting third day oC her flight at oclock this morning An hour vnrlicr ns tho lucstiou Murk soared over Imperial Val ley Airport Imiwrial Valley re fueling piano number one pilot ed by Capt Iloss niiule a sevcnniiimtc contact to supply tho Question Mark with gal lons of Riuiuliiic Tho contact wan made ntun altitude of 3000 feet METllOfOLlTAN AIRPORT IOS ANGELES Jan 4 Tho limit of mans mastery ot tbo skies in licavierthanair craft remained un determined today art the Question Mark mastering adverse elements and minor mechanical Imperfections dron distant aerial Broken al existing ordered for all welds endurance records police guard wofil BQl1 aCtcr having r states witnesses worlds emluranc By Cmzl prosecutors believe Mes ea referred to William Cozzl father of Miss Enders dead child an other states witness He however denied having threatened Mcsca Offered Settlement The stale has charged Dr Samuel Epstein former coroners physician had offered to liush the case for Ron publican sido when Senator McLean republican Connecticut a member of ho foreign relations committee an lounced that ho believed Secretary Collogg in informing the other pow ers ot Americas rights under the treaty to protect Us territories hod neglected the Monroe doctrine Senator Borah replied that tlic term territories was not vised in a limiting ise McLean insisted that tho sccrc should have included South and Central America under tho protec tive provision of his correspondence TUIiX TO PAGE 1 CO LOIN t by a group of 350 youthful cadets who will find hero a climax to a tour of tho United States Tho British embassy has notified of ficials that the cadets will arrive in San Francisco Jan 18 and after visit Ing various sections ot this country and Canada will come to Washington about March 1 They will bo quartered during part of their visit at the navy yard Employe Hanged for Death of Aged Man and Daughter Slayer Put Bodies in Barn Then Set Fire to Building BARRIE Ont Jan 1 ONell farm hand was hanged In ihc jail yard here shortly after midnight for tbo murder of his 72 year old employer and the latters daughter Xo motive had ever been established for tho utmc Tile bodies of Azar Robcrteon and his daughter Mrs Ruby Martin were found in tho ruins of the Robertson barn aflcr flro last February Tbo prosecution declared that allhp no motive had been established It had proved ONell bad fired the barn saturating the straw around Mrs Martins body with oil ONcll at his trial he had left Robertson 111 at the barn and bad grne to secure help from Mrs Martin When ho returned he said he found the building In flames Robertsons skul was found ft have been fractur ed and his body bore signs ot violence Mr Klttlnger declared The Argonne post commander in sisted that neither he nor any other member ot the informal committee appeared as a Legon official but that they urged Mr Miles appointment as citizens only We have a very high regard for Mr Miles ns a member ot the American Legion he said hut our regard for him as a citizen Is even higher FISHING BOAT GREW RESCUED Four Men and Two Boys Had Been Stranded for 27 Hours MIAMI Da Jan 4WVStivindeiJ for 27 hours In Fowey Rocklight house II miles southeast of here four men and two boys survivors of a sunken fishlnp boat were safe today having been taken aboard coastguard patrol boat No 24S and landed after battling hlRh seas Tlic boat had rammed a submersed wreck Everett Noble of TawrcnceviUe N T and five Florldans composed tlic BANK ROBBER ELUDES POSSES Mexico Mo Institution Robbed of by Three Men I MEXICO Mo Jan 4 A ban 1 robbery which became a man hunt was tbo Introduction of Missouri sherffs to their duties two days after they took office Search for Tom U vis 40 Chicago wantorl for tho 500 holdup of tiie First National bank here yesterday wis continued toda Davis eluded possen one time during tho early mornlnff only to he forced Into the woods by the sheriff forces Ono robber was killed In the escape nncl tho third was jailed He first said ho was John Matthews 20 Dallas faler he BIVS Ills name as John Druck ot New York clly He said the dead man was Willie Hightowner of Fort Worth Tex and the roboei who escaped was Davis H S BOY KILLS FARMER SELF No Reason Seen for Act of Grand Rapids Student GRAND RAPIDS Mich Jan 4 UP 17 jenr old lilKli school boy with out apparent motive allot and IcllNd a man whom he called to tiic door of ils homo early todny and tlicn conv nitted suicide The boy Orrin If Hoover son of Clayton Hoover a farmer nenr here went to the home of loo skirnlankns 2S just outsliie the city limits To n query of Whos there the boy thrust his fist UiroiiKh the pass of the door Mrs Skahnnkns opened Ihe door and the lioy stepped In Why dont that nun say somo tiling Hoover nskedi pointing al SknWankas f Negro Congregation Has Trouble Getting Rid of Its Pastor EVAXSTOX HI Jan 4 20 weeks tho Negro congregalion ot the Mount Baptist church has tried vjith no success todischarge its the Ilev fl A Weelc after week Die cliurcli mem bers have given blni notice and Sun clay after Sunday tho pastor continu ed to preach as thou nothing had happened Every time a church meeting is held to take action the congregation slates In a bill for Injunction lied in circuit court Mr Long presides and refused to entertain any motion oppos ing his continued occupation of the pulpit The bill asks that Mr Long be enjoined from entering the church Kcaring the end oC its third full daaloft the armys trimotorcd enig ma which ascended at a in Ian 1 steadily advanced toward Ilghtcr Rongetti first demanded later offered to help him 250 thanalr records this morning after liavlii returned to America one of the two principal airplane endurance flight records held abroad The Hmo ot thesccond Euroooxnrne J500 at out1 for coast time at which hour the sourcefnl fiveman had held the stale demands the death penal ty for Ronscttl who was sentenced to die In the electric chair at his first trial Ho won an appeal for anciv rial from the state supreme court ANGE1TS TALK 1STHOTOK Objections to Britishers Ad dress in Capital Fail to Materialize WASHINGTON Jan 4 man Angclls speech was not what some who tried to prevent the ad dress thot It would be After hearing the lecture Tile Cri ses of Democracy last night IT Knlph Burton Washington attorney and one of those who asked the board of education to deny author and lecturer ship aloft for Gli hours niinutew n full hour longer than the record sot months ago by the rjermans Jo u Rlitic and Wilhclm Zlmnicr man Tries lo Avoid Fogs The monoplane groping its way over a wide section oC southern Calif ornia in an effort to avoid creeping fo blankets and cloud banks need only hind at tills airport possibly several days or a week distant to get official credit tur cclipiKing that rccucd as well as tlio ivfuolin euiurance record ot JO hours 7 minutos hcid by Belgians which fell last ntsht Aeronautic regulations specify en duraucn planes in order set a new record must remain up an hour Ihan the previous recordholder and TLKN TO PAfK 1 COLUMN 3 Angell British the use of school auditorium said he found no objection to remarks Bur ton in fight against Angell termed Ihe lecturer a menace to national defense mid was quoted as saying that the speaker was an internation ally known pacifist and socialist whose views on these subjects tied him up with communism Tho attorney said however that he thot that the objection to Angells use of the auditorium might have caused tho lecturer to refrain from making his expected remarks When told of this Angcll didnt know untilafter I had spoken of Bur tons fight ngilnst me Southern War Veterans Suffer in Flu Epidemic FOUR SOUTHERN NEGROES TO DIE South Carolina Governor Is Laet Hope of Condemned Quartet COLUMBIA S C Jan 4 Four Charleston go to deitii chair today unless a last mlnuta reprieve from Governor Richards halts tho executions Tliey ivero convicted of tho of Charles Loy a Chlneso laundry owner last Anpust Tho condemned men are George PtJinnr John 3roTvn Sam Tolbert and John Pincknny Wilout further warning he pnllod a revolver from his pocket and fired killing Sknblinkas Then without a wonl he placed the weapon against his own head and again fired WISCONSIN LIFER GIVEN LIBERTY Sentence of Slayer Com muted Then Offender Paroled MADISON WIs Jan 4 Neer serving n life sentence for a murder which climaxed an illicit love affair today was granted a commu tation of sentence to 14 years by Gov Death Toll in Gales in Japan Totals 150 LONDON Jan 4 exchange tckRrapli dispatch from Tokyo toiay said that the death toll of gales ant tlilal waves in theNliKnta area had reached 150 Froi R Zimmerman and freed on parole The governor In announcing the commutation polntnl to tho strong hypnotic influence which rioter aaltl the wlfo of John nicsen the nmnlcrctt man had held over anil which ho clnlmof was partly responsible for the slaying 108 in Mississippi Soldiers Home 111 With Disease BEAUVOIR Miss Jan 1 a thin gray line of veterans tried and found true under tin ton fire In the civil war today was fighting an evon primmer hnd swept down upon the Jefferson oM Conteitornte soMiers home here Tho disonse coupled with line union1 la has claimed tho lives of five in mates of the home since Wednesday noon Twentyfive others are seriously ill and 10X of the old soldiers thctr wives and nro on the sick list Oov T Tlp today offered his off I1 Sal and personal aer vices to the ajjed veterans Tliornton Man III THORNTON Inn John Hrlde wns operated on for app dUitls Wednesday nt the hos pital at Mascm AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen cats so old she cant catch a mouse unless its crippled or sick Reminds me of women that slobbers over young boys and othei womens husbands ;