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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 7, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER and Sunday except un settled tonight in southeast portion somewhat eplder tonight and in east and south portions Sunday FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED KRESS LEASED WIREREPORT AND MASON CITY Mfe DAILY TIMES MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JAN NORTH NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for the Home UNITED PRES3 AND D INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERJ5TCCB NO 78 DROWNED RISE THAMES RIVER on Managua Clause Limiting Scope 1 of Peace Pact WASHINGTON Jan Fiances note proposing a treaty to outlaw war of was given out today at the state department ii an atmosphere clouded with doub over an early agreement to submit an aptiwar to the powers qv the world insertion of the aggressive war phrase into the document consti tuted the hitch in the negotiations be cause the Keilogg plan had been to Seclaje against war in any form Nevertheless ffiplpmaUc discussion of thearbitration and treaty between the United States and Francs continue witlv practical assurance that the Rcot arbitration that 27 will besucceeded by a new peace agreement of this character Limits Facts Authority The note made public today sug gested a multilateral International compact to renounce war of ag a means of settling inter national disputes but declaring that the subsetjoin countries shall em ptby pacific means for the settle ment of differences of whatever nat uremay arise between asserted tht a multilateral renoiincing warfare would con a declaration of International 11whieh could not fail to be an Im fessive example to all the nations of b worldand might very well lead km to subscribe in their turn to the pacti thusbringing Into effect onfr all naiilbas the RECEIVES 3 AUTO LICENSE TAGS AND ALL TOTAL NO 13 CHICAGO Jan is made up of a number of accent in the case oC Irvin S Ber lins of Winnetka being in the word Mr Berlins applied for a motor car license and got it It was number 13 Of the numbers in the box this was the last one he wanted so he sent it back Another license arrived It was number 58 and Burling ob served with hardly any tax on his arithmetic that five and eight total 13 So he sent that back Indiscourse there arrived the third It happened to bo number 07 which also totals13 Hereturned and now awaits the fourth hopingthat not arrivo next Friday which he has noted falls on the thirteenth of the month Six More Area Council to Include Nine Counties Approved Definite action on a plan to coordi nate Boy Scout work in nine North Iowa counties was taken at a meeting Saturday morning of the executive feting this principle the nol ut sal athat France would be willing S concUide a treaty which would ifideinn war would contain to renounce It as an tnstrumen policy and would substitute retorts the pacific settlement bputes between prance the note continued ap Secretary ICelloggs suggesLioT That upon the basis outlined KcillogSfs note of Dec 28 conversa tlons be opened with other nation with1 a view to leading to nntiwa treaty which could he appropriate pirrned by the major nations of thr world t French Hope for Success The French note however stipu lated in this connection that France Is disposed to propose Jointly United States such a treaty to all nations of the world provided that un der its terms the high contracting shall renounce all war of ag grcslon and shall declare that for tht Fettlement of differences whajever nature which may arisebetween them they will employ all pacific Xo explanation was contained in thp note of the reasons which prompted thoFrench government to restrict tlu effect ttntlwar covenant to wars of aggression N T The government of the republic If that ths principles thus pro mecl cannot but be received with jtltude by the entire the concluded andit does not doubt jt thr efforts of the two govern insure universal adoption bo crowned with full YouthAdmits HeMurdered Movie Actor bolovitch French Dancer and Heir to Fortune Found Dead SALT LAKE CITY Jan Sheldon Clark 25 Manti Utah today confessed tcj here in icted fatal in juries on a man believed to be Don Solbvitch former Metropol itiin opera Picture aVitnr and estate The vicfim 6f Clarks Confessed as sault found oh a road near Gun nisoh Utah yesterday His skull been fractured He died soon after he with out regaining consciousness Police Identification of the victim to day rested almost entirely on discov ery of newspaper clippings in the slain mans pockets The Items told of a Don Solovitch who In 1925 was an opera dancer and screen actor Heir to Large Fortune board the present Cerro Gordo County council according to H D Reynolds president In line with the national scout coun cils policy ot expansion the Cerro Gordo county council voted to apply for an area Council charter which will include the nine counties Under the area council plan on executive will be employed to devote his entire time tg scout work in the territory to be included Nine Counties In Group The counties which will be a part ot the area council according to the present plan are Wlnncbagp Han cock Worth Cerro Gordo Franklin Mitchell Floyd and Work on development of the area council plan will be started immediate said Paul Love deputy regional Boy Scout executive who has head Solovitch wns said to have been be queathed half of an estate in southern Franco valued at more than I WEEKLY WEATHER For the upper Mississippi and low er Missouri ove normal most of week but prob ly coTder toward close not much precipitation likely until latter part of week One clipping told how Solovitvh had been promised a sister the Duchess of Marland formerly Josephine TartareeSolovltch A bond jot was reported to have been deposited In a Los Angeles bank to bind this agreement In addition the Item stated thai Don has been advised that in cash Is being held in trust for him in the Bank of England to bepaid In April 192TS when a yenr will have elapsed after the death of his grand Sheriff Clifford Patten said Clark told him he Had known the victim ot his attack about four months HI said they met in Los Angeles and ief there Tuesday intending to enter th sheep business in this state Companion Wag Abusive Clark said they traveled bile and that shortly before they ren d his companion be came abusive After they passed thru that city he declared the man became so offensive that they got out of the cor The youth then told of a fight Ir which his companion attackedhim with a hammer Clark declared he finally obtained the hammer struck his assailant over the head with It and left him In a ditch Clark had more than In cash including one one hank note lotbe chosen until the right manis Scouting in North Iowa has beer developed very Commissioner C B Sherman speak ng for the national council The idoptton of the area council plan is iust a part of the formal logica growth ot the Duiies Hiivo Increased J C Undervfoods duties have in creased to such an extent that it was feltnecessary to engage another ex ecutive to develop scouting In the nine A demand from certain parts of the territory to be included in the area council plan mnde the action the Cer ro Gordo county council took Satur day morning said Mr Un derwood The now executive de vote his time to work outside1 of Ma son City and I will continue with the development ot my program here giving what time I can spare to the work outside of the A plan of financing will be formed which will distribute tho burden of the salary nnd expenses ot the new Mr Reynolds Commandant Is Named by Naval Board Officer of Paulding Held as Defendant in Probe of Sub Disaster PROVINCETOWN Jan more bodies of members o the crew of the sunken submarine S were recovered by divers in the engln room today This tho number bodies to 13 Tho six bodies were found lying two by two on the flotfr ot the com partmeht between the engines an only a short distance toward tho stcr from the point at which four bodle were recovered yesterday afternoon Six divers went down during th forenoon In groups of three First Group Got Four The first group recovered fou bodies and the second found the other bringing them ur shortly before noon Three divers then prepared to de scend with the expectation of finding more bodies in the same compartment The bodies were transferred to the lender Buchnell pending the arrival later in the day ot tho destroyer Mau ry which will take them back to Bos ton for removal to the Chelsea naval hospital for identification Commander Is Named BOSTON Jan senso tion was sprung in the navys Invest gatioft of the S4 disaster today when presidentofJtlie HEADS NAVAL COURT Snapshot of Commander E Unvtton judco advocate of tho naval Inquiry court at Clmrles town imvy yard Invcstl gailng tho 8J disaster ot Trov incetown Mass nuiry named Lieut Commander John f S Bayllss commander of tho coaat guard destroyerPaulding which Sank theSl in collision ns a Commander Bayliss at the time wns on the stand is a witness The break came while the coast guard commander was being ques tioned 03 to hia familiarity with the operation of submarines In the waters along the North Atlantic coast Judge Cites Officer After he had replied to several ques lons put by Commander Leslie E ratton judge advocate the witness vas stopped by Admiral Jackson who aid Evidence has now been introduced hat will have the effect of making a defendant before this court It s the duty ot tho president of the court to Inform you that testimony hns been introduced which establishes legally as a defendant before the New Sales Record Is Set on Stock Exchange NEW YORK Jan new Saturday record lor total sales was established in the New York Block market today the aggregate reaching shares The former record of shares was made on Decem her 17 1827 the Saturday session in two hours AUNT HEX By Robert Ouillen Ohio Youth Pays With Life for Slaying of Mother and Her Son Jan 17 year old boy the youngest slayer ever electrocuted in Ohio paid with his life in tho electric chair at Ohio penitentiary last night for killing a mother and her n year old son The youth Was Floyd Hewitt who slew Mrs Fred Brown and her son 01A gii1 cant never tell a mans intentions serious unless lies a PKlovver willi a gang o 1 gTHE LOCAL Saunders Expects Three GhostmenVto Be Arrested MI3MPHIS Jan Clarence Saunders chain store head today predicted the early arrest of the mysterious threp Igners of a note demanding nd threatening dire punishment in ase the money was not forthcoming at p EJ Nora Springs Ice Harvest Completed NORA SPRINGS Jan Brodrect dealer In Ice and coal here put in his ice house between800 and 00 tons of ice completing the haul in two and a halt days GlobeGazette weather figures foi 24 hour period ending at a m Saturday Maximum Minimum t Once again the lowans overwhelm ing Impulse is to say California papers please copy In referring to the weather achievements of the past fev days Fridays maximum ot 47 do grees was 0 degrees above that of th previous day but the Friday nigh minimum dropped 3 degrees that of the previous night All Is gone except In places where It wn drifted or where Imd boe packed Into fee Saturday morning th wind had shifted from the Mouth to n almost westerly direction Anothe warm day appeared likely however Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Jan C hero tonight for the Jackson day dinner In Washington where wa will open bids for the democratic nomination Al Smith cant come as a New Yorker has never been that fnr away from home Ho Bent a mes sage ot words which the toastmastcr will read I nm not interested in who they nominate that night or in any bodys message ot regrets but 1 do hope they will have plenty to cat Yours WILL ROGERS f Copyright VOLCANOES ON LINDTS ROUTE Flyer Has 210 Miles to Costa Rica Before Him Re ceives Cane SAN JOSE Costa Ilica Jan 7 Charles A Lindbergh was sighted above Cofita lllca as ho crossed fhe frontier from Nlc nraRua at noon eastern standard time MANAGUA Nicaragua Jan chain of volcanoes today jointed the way to new conquests for Lhe knight of the air Col Charles A Lindbergh before whom fay 210 mllet of flying to San Jose Costa Rica Leaving Managua tho trail of the Lone Eagle ran to Lake Nicaragua largest body of fresh water between Lake Michigan and Tltlcnca on the BoliviaPeru boundary From the lake n rugged range of volcanoes led to tho central plain which San Jose is situated Tho congress of Nicaragua pre sented the flyer with a diploma of valor and a mednl of merit and honor termed a true knight ot the air by General Estrada chief of staff Lindbergh was told he had hon ored Nicaragua and the chamber by his presence President Adolfo Diaz handed Lind bergh the diploma and pinned the medal on his chest Lindbergh also received n presen which he said ho did not know hov to use beautiful cane of nativ wood was presented to flyer by the general reception committee He thanked them and smilingly re marked that Ko would have to learn how to UBO tho cane Visits in Kensett KENSKTT Jan Helen Houston hns been visiting hKo wit her brother and family during th Christmas holidays She is a tcache In tho public schools of Little Falls Minn Fred at their Conneaut Ohio home last February Hewitt seemed dazed and In the death chamber but apparently was unmoved Entering the chamber his eyes swept the group of witnesses but he did not speak His last words spoken before entering tho death chamber main tained innocence of the crime of which ho had previously confessed In his confession Hewitt said he beat Mrs Brown to death when she repulsed his advances and killed tlic child to silence him Unsuccessful appeals were made thru stato courts and the board of clemency based on Hewitts youth and declarations ot low mentality A final appeal to Governor Donahoy to com mute the sentence to life imprison ment also failed ARE COMMAND OF TROOPS Marines Preparing Ifor Air Attack oh Rebel Stronghold MANAGUA Nicaragua Jan another situation today or the marines to take In hand Dep ortation and disorder the post f Corlnto ralsedthe fear that railway ommunlcatlon between the capital and the sea might be cuti A force of 150 United States was available for duty in the region ind it was considered likelythat they vould be posted at strategic polnls along the railway This railway the only one in Nicaragua innects Ma riagua and other points ot tha inter or with the Armed Men Attncli Laborers Sixty men well armed and wel mounted attacked tho laborers on a plantation at La Cabrera do Ameya advices from the district ot Chlnan dega stated The bandits plundere the district and committed variou depredations Since Ameya is directly aoross th Bay of Estero from Corlnto it wa feared that an attempt might b made to blow up the bridge connec ing Corinto to the mainland thus cu ting off the seaport ot Parril A strike ot stevedores in Corln has caused anxiety since apprpximat ly G per cent ot the foreign commer of Nicaragua passes thru collector Bald that believed the strike was in synipat with the rebel activities of Gen Sandino It Is thot that the attack on the staged by sympathizers with the strikers The air section of the marine gar rison at Qullall was in excellent shape today for bombing attack upon the Sandino rebels Six new pursuit planes have reached there and udditlonal men were massed for the drive against Sandino Tho marines were well supplied with food and ammunition ENGINEERS FEAR Map shows tlie territory In which American marines were killed during an engagement with 500 bandtfs under General Snndliio near Ocbtal Nicaragua is ot K Rowloll who led the V S attack from tho air Fletcher Is Asked Again for Opinion Melting Snows Cause Historic River to Go on Rampage LONDON Jan helmed with startling suddenness 20 rsons were drowned in the London ea today when the most devastating lood in the history of modern London ppt the Thames river over its nks Tho flood ot water poured over the ver banks at several places when an monnal tide whipped by o heavy ale met flood waters pouring down om the interior this morning The rush of water wns BO sudden at hundreds of persons sleeping in isement rooms were driven from heir beds at least 20 being trapped nd drowned Fear More As the tide went out the urned to normal this mornlns but earing a recurrence of the disaster at ho next tide engineers worked fran cally to build temporary Crowds undaunted by the catastro he gathered today along the embank ment to see whether the devastating ilgh tide would recur Thrilling and tragic stories of nor ow escapes were received from all he districts running from the Thames estuary to Tcddington where ths Thames lock system begins Basements and ground floors In thou sands of houses were flooded The most pathetic story was the drowning Si four Bisters named Hard v Ing Four Sisters Drowned sistcra aged IS 1C 6 and 2 were daughters ot a v GENERAL TO LEAVE Swea City Shareholders Dis cuss Ways to Escape Assessment SWEA CITY Jan share lolders of the defunct State bank held a meeting in tho Letrlon hall Friday afternoon to determine cotirs1 hey would take in the process of re ilstlne tho 100 per cent assessment on the shares levied by tho A committee was appointed to get a competent lawyer to investigate NIC possibility of DringinRr a suit agntnsv the state banking department Tho charges will he misrepresenta tion of the solvency of the local state hank at the time that they were al lowed to reopen It Is thot that the local case is dif ferent than any other case In that the hank had been reorganised with en tirely new ntoclc was allowed to open and then wcrejjosed again within r year Most banks are not re organized nnd It Is thot that this might be a point in favor of the share holders WASHINGTON Jan first hand inspection of the situation in Nicaragua where marines are trying to run down the outlaw Gen Augus tono Sandino will be made by the Devil Dogs commandant MaJ Gen John A LcJeune With the experience of many cam paigns to EUido him General LeJeune TURN TO IAOE 12 SfffllLftYS SENATEHEARING Illinois SenatorElect Gets Complaint of Reed for Tardiness quest for Ruling on Legal ity of Bond Issue DES MOINES Jon ernor Hammlll late yesterday re newed his reciucst to Attorney General John Fletcher for an opinion on the constitutionality of the proposed state bond issue for primary road Improvement this time setting forth tho fact that a petition for a special session of thp legislature had been placed before him for definite action i PrevIouslyMr Fletcher declined to give the opinion on the ground that tho question was moot and not de pendent on any contemplated official action by a stateofficial or a govern mental body Intimating tlmt his decision to call a special session of the legislature IB dependent upon an official opinion from Mr Fletcher the governor be lieves that his renewed request re movesthe objection Sir Fletcher however said that the situation so far as he was concerned was unchanged rush of waters Harding heroically Borved four ot his children but the others were drowned before ha could reach them The Thames at nootv today was Bill In the flood stage above tha locks At Moscley Bailboats were navigating the streets while at Maidenhead tho un employed were reaping a rich harvest rescuing derelict automobiles from tha flood waters Punts were plying for hire like taxtaibs ferrying pcoplo about town Mothertof Two Osage Men Dies in Wisconsin OSAGE Jan nnd J W Buehler were called to Prairie du Sac Wednesday by the death of their mother Mrs J W Buehlcr Her husband is a prominent physician in that city WASHINGTON Jan Frank L Smith denied a senate from Illinois as a result of his cam paisn expenditures wasgiven a hear ing today before the Heed Investigat ing committee to which his case war referred along with that pt William S Vare of Pennsylvania The Illinois senatorelect put in v tardy appearance nftor the committee had assembled He arrived as Chair man Reed democrat Missouri wa complaining that the meeting called primarily to allow him to be hoard Smith was accompanied by his coun sel C J Doyle Springfield Oscnr E Carlstrom attorney general of Illinois and members of tho legislative com mittee appointed to urge that he b given his seat Is Allotted for Mississippi Work WASHINGTON Jan additional allotment of from current appropriations for mainten ance Improvement of Kver and harbor work on the Mississippi river from tho Missouri rlvor to Minneapo lis was announced todayby the war department Would Name Highway After Governor Hammill WHITTBMOnE Jan ha been proposed to name the road addct recently to tho primary system be twccn Rolfe nnd Whlttemore the Hnmmlll highway The rond goes bj tho wny of West Other have been named in honor of dear1 statesmen and to give honor to living would be a good suggestion the backers ot tho plan claim If only congressmen would keep their noses on the grindstone of their RapMs the GlobeGazette Offers Booklet on Navy Question Congress s right now trying to settle on the size for the navy how many officers ami men how many new crulsors how many airplanes The navy our first line ot defense has almost changed since the World wan io you know what it Is like today This special booklet was prepared to show you It contains pictures of all types of modern fighting crnft including some you perhaps never heard of Ships that will carry 100 airplanes and launch them into combat Submarines that can go round the world Send SIX cents in stamps for postage and handling cost and get a copy of this remarkable anil handsome booklet REMUS ENTERS STATEJOSfm Acquitted Wife Murderer Plans to Continue His Fight for Liberty LIMA Jan Ho mus acquitted of wife murder on the grounds today was toil fined in the state hospital for the crim inally Insane from which he is pre paring to continue his fight for free dom In new courts The foimer king of tootleffgers entered the hospital last night on com mitment papers from Cincinnati where he won ncquital for thoHlayIng of his wife Imogene only to he held Insane by tho probate court Remus decision to enter the Institu tion came yesterday after Common Pleas Judge Charles Bell of Hamilton ounty Cincinnati dismissed his mbcas corpus action He made the rip from Cincinnati by automobile ac companied by Charles his counsel and two deputies Frederic J Hnsliln Director Tho Mason City ilnbeGazctle Information liurcnu Washington D C I enclose herewith SIX CENTS In stamps or coin for a ropy of the booklet SHIPS OF THE NAVV Slate Y TRIAL IS NEAR END Judge Considering Motion of Defense to Dismiss Case IOWA CITV Jan er tho trial nf Joe Kinncy Oxford on a charge of first degree murder for tho slaying of Mtlo Slcznk Wisconsin liquor runner wilt continue er end in a directed verdict for tho defendant was up for decision of Judge Ttalph Otto In district court here today After hearing motions of defense counsel to dismiss the charges Judge Otto Indicated last night that his deci sion would come today Defense coun KC mnrte the motion for directed ver diet after the state xurtdcnly rested Its caso at noon yesterday In the event Judge Otto refuses to direct a verdict of acquittal Kinney will take the stand In his own defense his counsel indicated WANTRD Widfiuwiike cinipppondent at Brltt Address the Managing Editor Globe Gazette Mason City ;