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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 15, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION L XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 15 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NUWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 84 HAMMILL REVIEWS PROGRESS STANDARD OIL OFFICERS WILL HELP STEWART President and Board to Stay With Chairman in Fight CHICAGO Jan 15 v Edward G Eeubert and directors ot the Standard Oil company of Indi ana In statements to tho public and to stockholders today had aligned themselves behind Col Hobert W Stewart lu his fight for reelection as chairman board In which he is opposed py John D Rockefeller Jr The statement to stockholders snld tlie defeat of Colonel Stewart would be detrimental to the company ti All membersof the board with tho exception ofColonel Stewart himself k i joined in the statement sent tho com Foch General for His Life i AMOS BALL ON VISIT TO MASON CITY LAUDS SERVICES OF STEWART We believe the best Interests of ithe Standard Oil company He In the retention of Col Bobert W Stcwr art as chairman of the board eaid Amoa Ball general manager sales oC the Standard Oil company Indiana who was In Mason Cily Tuesday as the principal speaker at the annual meeting salesmen tn the Mason City division Hiswork has been largely rc aponsiblo for building up the com pany to Us present high standard Vfo feel that his removal would bi a distinct loss to tho company lie declared thiit hevdid not mean to casttaiiy reflections on John D Rockefeller Jr but that In his UK soclatlons with Colonel Stewart he haa become convinced oC his worth to the company Mr Bull siiel he haa worked with Colonel Stewart since the Colonel had first entered the servico of the company years ago H E Hanson manager of the Mason City branch of the company in speaking of tho present diCClcul ty said regarding tlio attitude of tho local oftlce Wo are 100 par cent for Colonel Stewart unqual ifiedly i panys 68000 stockholders and nn their Intention to vote for Stewarts reelection i President Seuberts statement to the public said he had informed Mr Rockefeller several months ago of his Intention to support Colonel Stewart or reelection and that any Inttma ons to tho contrary are without jundation In fact Hoard Is Unanimous The members of the board of dircc tora are unanimously of tho same opinion the statement continued They also feel that the reelection of Colonel Stewart Is BO Important to the best Interests of the Standard Oi vcompany of Indiana that they have and signed a statement to IJbe sent to every stockholder of the This latter statement said the hoard embers felt It to necessary and oper at this time to inform the jckholders that on May 23 1928 Mr John D Rockefeller Jr by letter re jfuested that the resignation ot Hob rt W Stewart ana execu TURN TO PAGE 14 COLUMN 7 Take e of Her For an Answer Read PASSED UP A Great New Serial Story for Readers of GlobeGazette STARTING Friday Jan 18 Will Rogers NEW TORK Jan sen ate Is fighting over a bill providing for J25000ODO more to add to tbe prohibition enforcement The drys claim they heud the extra money to get more evi dence The wets claim Why should we fur nish tlic dry money for evi dence We have to buy our evi dence ourselves Since Morrow did some roa good for I country and r ceived sue praise our rich men are beginning to realize that you got to be something besides rich to be favorably known nowa days J P Morgan is the latest recruit Tours WILL CopyrlRlit 1929 WILL ROGERS Bill Would Redtstrict State HOOVER LIKELY TO EXTEND HIS CAPITALVISIT May Need Remainder of Week to Conclude Conferences IJy JAMKS L WEST Associated Tress Staff WASHINGTON Jan lu di dentElect Hoover may iind It necessaryto linger on in the national capitalfor the greater part if not all of the remainder of this week In order to conclude his conferences with re publican leaders In his dcsfre to see as many advis ers as possibles before departing for the next chief executive motivated by a number of reasons Chief among these probably arc the re moval of tho necessity for the leaders lo make tlio long trip to Miami Ueach to see him and the obtaining ot an un interrupted stretch ot time In which to prepare his inaugural address While tlio program for tho enact ment ot farm relief and tariff revision legislation at an early extra session of congress has been agreed upon Mr Hoover still wants to see a number of senators and representa tives on this and other subjects More Conferences He also has arranged conferences with national committeemen only a few of whom lie lias seen since his re turn here a week ago yesterday Cabinet and other major appoint ments will form one subject matter at these meetings but the presidentelect seems to have made It fairly clear to his callers who have broached the question that he will not go Into the problem of general until after his return the latter part of February Recognition of tha south In the makeup of the cabinet Is expected In ew of the fact that three states In TURN TO PAGE i COLUMN 2 CERRO GORDO IS PUT BY ITSELF UNDERNEWPLAN Change Proposed in Kos suth and Other North Iowa Counties DES MOINES Jan IS po tontlal apple of discord the reap portionment bill was introduced Jn Lhe Iowa senate today by Senators C L3 Anderson Stratford and George W Patterson of Burt It proposes to revise the sanatoria district map of Iowa radically withou1 increasing tho number of districts The proponents of the measure infer that the present system is Inequitable and unrepresentative Black Hawk county for instance ib grouped with Grimdy county ii tbe thfryeighth district altho Black j Hawk alone has a census population i of 57000 Jackson county with only 19000 population has on the other hand a senator to itself under the present system The AndersonPatter son bill makes asingle district of Black Hawk county and groups Jack son county with Jones Similiarly Cerro Gordo county with 37000 population Is proposed to he divorced from Franklin and Hancock counties nnd made a district lay itself Hancock being grouped wllti Kossuth and Franklin with Wright Webeter county with 40000 will also stand alone If the redist ridinggoes thru and Calhoiin now grouped with Web ster will bo in the same district with Sac The counties which are now com plete senatorial districts hut would erase to bo under the proposed Mil are Clayton to he joined with Allama Icee Jaspcr to bo joined with Powe shiek Jackson to he joined with TRAGEDY COMES TO MIGHTY BABE Janes nnd Mantissa to lie joined with KcokuU The largest group oC counties now associated In one senadovlal district Is that Including1 Kossuth Km met Palo Alto Clay and Dickinson coun ties The bill proposes to divide the territory three ways Dickinson will jo with Osccoln and OBrien Kmmct Ialo Alto juiti Clay will become a sep arate district and Kossuth will he olned to Hancock for senatorial elec Ion purposes Peruvian Flyers Off TWO CHILDREN DIE IN FLAMES Cedar Rapids Woman Seri ously Burned in Attempt at Rescue CEDAR ISAPIDS Jan 15 two children having been hilled in u tiro which destroyed their home here yesterday Mrs George JIcGIllin today was fighting for her own life In a lo cal hospital She received serious bums when she entered the house in a futile rescue attempt Notified whllo visiting at a neigh bors residence that her home WAS burning Mrs McGlllin daahcd Ino the building and found in a bedroom the bodies ot her daughter Ruth Max Ine 7 and her son George Jr Suf focation had apparently caused their deaths Neighbors succeeded in brlnpring out Jfrs McGtllfn only aftur her face and hands had been bauly burned on 800Mile Jaunt NATAL Brazil Jan 15 The Altho lio has been separafofl from his wlte for llirco Senrs George Herman Babe liuib imsclmU9 famous slugger has Iiccn reported a brolicii as the result of the death of Mrs Kuth In a fire at tlio homo of a Boston Mass dentist Above one it tho best known photos or tlio Rntlt family the Bambino Mrs Kittli and their daughter Dorothy At the right is Ir Edward H Kinder who owned tho house in which Mrs Ilutli was bfirticrf Tho couple iaZ been living together as man nnd wife dispatches satd New Autopsy Ordered for Ruths Wife TPolice Quiz Dentist and Find His Story Is OK WATERTOUTs Mass Jan 15 HEART DISEASE CAUSING FEARS FOR WAR CHIEF Doctors Admit Case of Allied General Is Very Grave TAKIS Tan 15 at tending Marshall Ferdinand Foili decided to issue nn this evening altlio uno had been promised PARIS Jan 15 Ferrtl Hand Focli today continued his courageous fight for life with his con dition apparently a little easier Dur ing the night tliero was no change In the 11 year old soldiers condition and this morning it was stated tliat he was no worse and if anything a little bet ter While medical opinion now did not regard the case as hopeless it was acknowledged that It was one oC gvea gravity Judgment as to the outcome was re served because of the ape the mar shal sturdy frame has been worn by the manifold activities Into which he has thrown himself since the conclusion of the war Marshal Foch bore tho suffering which followed a heart attack with great cheerfulness and courage IJc had tho will to live being not at all TURN TO 1AGE 4 COLUMN 1 MARSHAL FOCH A lieart attack has caused fears for tho life of Marshal Ferdinand Foeli above wartime general issimo at the allied armies BOOTHS REPLY TODEMAHDSPUT BEFORE GROUP General May Have to Re tire Regardless of His Wishes MESSAGE SAYS STATE FINANCES AREEXCELLENT1 Industry Thruout Iowa Satisfactory Legis lators Told Tlio fiilt fcvt of Governor TIain mills address tlio tKisliituri will bo found oti mgo 7 By I C KAUTACK Associated Press Staff Writer DES MO1NES Jan 15 re vitalized stengthoiicd mater iallj in resources in credit find in economic progress was depleted by Gov John ITmnmtU tn his biennial message to the Iowa legislature here oday Calllus ntlcnHon to tlie fact that he current biennium will close next uno 30 with a treasury balance esti mated at Governor Ham nill asserted that tiio credit of tiic commomvealth never before stood at a higher plane than at the present time Industrial con4ltions thruout the stato are generally satisfactory the executive declared Capital hns found renumerative Investment and labor has been employed steadily nt fatr cruvInM pomlwill Tlyers Carlos Alar Incx DC 1fnlHos and Lteuf Carlos urni loft Nntnl thin morning on nn SOOMllo hop to Maranhao along a second autopsy to bo northern Brazilian canst line The flyers who have ben visiting numer ous LatinAmerican cities hope event ually to fly to New Tork IOWA FORECAST Increasing cloudiness s n o tr probable Tuesday night or Weil nesday rising temperatures Tues day night and In cast and south central portions Wednesday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 2 hour period eniJfns at 8 oclock a m Tuesday Highest Monday 3 Above Lowest in Night 17 Uclow At 8 A M Tuesday 13 Hclow Trace ot snow January seemg bent on taking high rank among tho Januarles cf history from the standpoint of coldness Mon day was the fifth successive night on which the mercury dropped below the zero marie OC tlio IS nights thus tar In tho month nine have soen minimum temperatures bcJow zero Tuesday dawned clear but the wind was out of An autopsy was necessary today before the body of Mrs Gcoreo Her man Ruth jjtraugcd wife of Babe Kuth could be taken to Us last resting place Mrs Ruth died last Friday night in a tiro at the home of Dr Edward H Kinder dentist She had been known to neighbors as Mrs Helen Kinder and authorities started tin Invcsllsatlon Into tho cir cumstances oC her death when it was learned that she was Mrs Ruth That was shortly before tho hour had been set for tho funeral Orders Nciv Autopsy Dial Attr Robert T Bushuell or per fornied today on Mrs Ruths body allho he said that ho was convinced that Mrs Ruth died from suffocation and incineration as Medical Exam iner Georga West of Middlesex county had reported after a first autopsy District Attorney Bushnell said Dr George A Magrath medical examiner of Suffolk county would make the autopsy today because he had equipment better adapted to a chemical analysis of the stomach than had Dr West Dr Kinder who had been In hiding slnco early Saturday reported to the Watertown pjlico of his own accord yesterday and submitted to four hours questioning Chief of Police John F Milmoro announced that Dr Kinder had satisfactorily explained his cnn nections with MrsRuth and with the BRITISH VESSEL SINKS IN ARCTIC Extreme Cold Prevented Any Chance of Rescuing Crew of 16 TROMSOB Norway Jan 15 Word was received here today tliit tlio British trawler Thomas Hardy had foundered In the eastern part of the Arctic ocean and that her crew of 1G was drowned Three trawlers in reporting this said that be cause of violent weather it was Im possible to assist the sinking ship Jury Being Chosen to Try Tennessee Man in Murder Case NASHVILLE Tenn Jan 15 With only two jurors chosen after a Jay spent examining 17 prospective vcnfremcn the process of a jury to try Walter Liggett for the murder of Turney Cunningham was scheduled to continue In first criminal court this morning Two of the states six challenges have Ticen exhausted and four of the 15 allowed tho de fense TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 3 tho north which nnrHy to Isnt conducive ordl A liny and Navy Air Services Honor Men Killed in Plane Crash WASHINGTON Jrtil 35 air services ot the army nnd navy paii their final tribute today to Lieut Henry Angclt of Birmingham Aa and four of tho seven army air enlisted men who lost their lives In piano crash at MIddletown Pa As four army airplanes overhead the bodies of the five men were buried In Arlington natiorn cemetery with military honors First the funeral services for Pri vato Samuel P Jones took place Then followed at Intervals tho cere monies for master Sergt Joseph Me Carthy staff Sergt Henry Coronou Lieutenant Angcll pilot ot tho Fok ker and staff Sergf ruidolph Leliutta Funerals of the other Ibrct victims jarq being held in their homo cities Roads Open Temperature Sinks to 17 Snowplows Continue to Cover Roads Thruout North Iowa Snowplows operating on highways thruout North Iowa had the situa tion well in hand TuosJay anil an nounced that flll of the main thoro tarca were open for traffic The two votary snownlows wore still operatingin tho cast end or the high way district one of them being bc Osago and Ilicevillc where the heaviest fnll of snow was evident while the other one was whirling the snow from tho highway between Sasliua and Crcsco Truck plows continued their rounds of highways in Ccrro Gordo county A1J of tlic primary and county roads aro lQlng kept open j Tlio temperature took another plunge Monday night eachlug 17 de grees holow within degree uf the temperature Saturday light when tho record for the winter was estab lished 22 Below at Charles City DES MOINES Jan IS zero temperatures covered all ot Iowa last night with 22 degrees below uero being recorded at Charles City by the government weather bureau Rising temperatures were forecast TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 3 BULLETIN Fand Jan 35 There was an air of suppressed excitement about Sunbtiry court his lliorit as the high council nf tho Sal vation army met D receive Gen JSraimvcll Booths reply to its iilli uiatinn for his iclircmciit Tliero was a full attendance vrlicii Commissioner aa Iho councils presiding officer took tlio ciialr What iiromised to ho ft memorable session of the armys supremo Imily with the customary devotional exercises LONDON Jan IS Gen Bram well Booth today appeared to faco rn movat as head oC tlie Salvation army whether ho refused to retire or not With the high council assembling to act on his reply to its request Unit he relinquish command tlio general be lief was that his answer would be tantamount to a refusal however It might be worded In that event It was freely predicted that the majority ot tho council would eventually vote in favor oC his deposition Spoitesiien for the reform clement In the army which is led by Com mander Kvangelmo 73ooth of the United States said that if tho case came to a ballot it would bo over whelmiusly in favor of a new head for lie army and reform in its basic organization It was stated in some quarters that tho recent Lauria Spelman Rockefeller memorial pift to tbe army In America was conditional on terminating tbe present method of control and the adoption of reforms desired by Amer can Salvationists Afghan King and Queen Abdicate Brother Rules Rebels Victorious in Effort to Oust Monarch With Western Ideas NEW DELHI India Jan 15 Abdication of Amanullah as king of Afghanistan occurred at Kabul at midday yesterday His elder brother Prince Inijvitullil wart immediately crowned king In his place Details of the final events Icadlnfr lo AmnnuKahs abdication show that on Sunday his troops were forced to evacuate the Kohcdaman valley under heavy pressure from the rebels Dur ing the night tho rebel leader Baeha1 Snkno entered the Kabul valley where he surrounded tlio Jmporlint villiffo ot neh Kopch about three miles west of Kabul Thto village was the local headquar ters oC tho hints troops and with Its large garrison and guns fell Into Bachai Sakaos hands on night Yesterday the rebels continued thfiir ndvnnco on Ivahul and nftor i bom bardment thp guns they hud cap tured they gained certain hills over looking tho outskirts of the capital The derision of Amanullah to abdicate followed and his brother who is four yenrs oder than Arnanullnh was duly crowned Senate Fight on Treaty Is Nearing End Coolidge Hoping for Early Ratification of Most Im portant Measure BULLETIN Jan IS TrcsTcient Conlirigo regards tic Kcl treaty to renounce war ns tho most important subject o come before tlin sennle during tiis ad ministration Ho IB nf tile opinion that llift senufo will rcneh an early vote on it WASHINGTON Jan 15 ratification of thn Kcllogsr anti Avar treaty Imminent today when tho group demanding an interpreta tion accepted a report drafted by Chairman Borah of the forclRn rela tions committee A poll of the com nilttee developer a majority In favor of the report which stimulates that it shall not be considered as a reserva tion to the pact Chairman Uornh polled the commlt iro after receiving assurance that those i TUKM 10 IVGE 14 COUjMN 8 Productivity in the Industrial plants thruout tho stato has been good There has been a closo relationship ftnd nn excellent spirit oE mutual helpfulness nnd proper regard between employees and employers Employers appreciate the necessity ot giving willing labor tlio opportunity to live comfortably Tho wage scale Is fia main spring of prosperity With this tn mind tho principal employers In Iowa are lend ing to the inove ment Inaugurated by the dopnrtmeht of labor and Industry tofind a Job for every man and vonian who wonts it Tendency la Tho tendency oC growth of factor ies is westward and suulhwavd Dur 1ns the period 1U23 to lliafiT the effects of mechanization oC industry conaoll datlon of plants rcyullliig In mass pro duction nnd greater efficiency in man agement of the industry of manufac ture which began to an unprecedent ed degree immediately following the war made the most decided Inroads thruout the country In Iho number oC wage earners in a less total wage and in ail increased production In this our north central plates showed to ad vantage for while the factories of tho country showed a toat of 3S4230 earners ami in wages our Ljroup suffered o the extent of only 15308 wage eimicrs and tln wages of Town otic of the seven states in the Rroup lost but G02 workers nnd 517525Gl In wages New York Pennsylvania nnd Jersey durfnjr the same pcrtod lowt from their factories 200709 wage earners nnd Iho New TSnpland sinten 131ijSi and suffered a loss I SSf 221950 nnd respec tively These statistics are given In pnrl to show that whtln Towa has tiU3 far not figured as a great manufacturing stale yet tho Industry hero has of lato operated on amore stabilized basis than In n majority ot the great indus trial states and that with our magn tutlo of raw materials and our excel ent citizenship the opportunity for a marvelous advance In pro duction employment of our wage earn in tho purchase ot raw materials coming from our farms and mines and in tho establishment of a gcneml con dition redounding to tho benefit and prosperity of all Governor Himmlll then TURN TO PAGE 2 COLTJMN 1 AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I wasnt much suiprisec when I seen Hairys bride Hes been talkin lately abou the pretty ones bein silly like he was to recon cile himself to somethin ;