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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 16, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Mostly cloudy tonight and Tuesday no decided change In temperature AND MASON CITY A VOL XXXV NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for the Home1 FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JAN 16 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 85 COOUDGE SOUNDS Y WELCOME Coolidge Wildly Cheered by Havana Citizens on Leaving Ship HAVANA Cuba Jan 1C tho Mr Coolidge had a course lani out for him today carrying him afaii tnru the streets of Cuba on the way the National theater to make his ad dress there were few who believed it cculd exceed in enthusiasm the will clamorous procession which marked his entry into the capital yes terday From the time the battleship Texas wrhich brot him from Key West an chored at the spot where tbe Maiut was sunk more than a quarter ot a century ago to his last appearanc on the balcony of the presidential pal ace the American president was ylv m an ovation even more remarkable for these people of spontaneously pressed sentiments The harbor where he landedwas a mass of seething cheering Cubans The narrow streets alone which ha passed echoed with staccato greetings Rcses were in his patU Whistles and bells horns added their noisy quota to Ilia nelctTme Macliado Greets Coolldge When Ml Coolldge landed Preil fcident Machado walked to the waters edge and taking the visiting pres dents arm helped him from the ijfejijunch as it bobbed up and down OL the waves They both turned MrsCoolidge out proceeded si elfridge Field Planes Slayer Standard Oil Prepares for Vast Oil War American Company Begins Defense Against Charges Firm NEW YORK Jan worldwide oil war was indicated to day as the Standard Oil company of New York picked up the gaugo of battle which it believes the Royal Dutch Shell company has tossed at its feet The controversy started last sum mer when Sir Henri W asserted that the Standard of Newj York in contracting for Russian was buying stolen oil taken from its owners by a gang ot ut throats assassins and Sir Henri chairman of the Royal Dutch company which is the great rival of Standard for world markets charged that the dealings of Standard Oil with the soviet government was counter to the best interests of hu manity and of trade honesty Standard to Slaiul Pat In its first public statement on the controversy the Standard of New York says that Its dealings with the soviet government are not out of ac cord with Americas policy toward Russia and announces that the com pany will carry out its contracts and will not be swerved in any manncr from its clearly conceived policy by such desperate and destructive mea sures as are being followed in India and threatened in other parts ot the The reference to desperate and des ufctlve In India referred rjirlcecuttlnBr aecret anO for increased deliveriesof PROMINENT FIGURES AT HAVANA PARLEY National palace where Mr i was forced to appear on the Balcony before the multitude would oe He gave them a beaming a perfunctory acknowlednt lAent but one clearly Indicating dji ng tbfl long time that he stood there his gratitude for this reception Mrs Coolldge dressed in gay sum mer clothes rode In the second car car with Senora Machado and ready response with which she ac cepted the acclaim ot the Cuban popu lace in holiday mood showed also her pleasure In the tribute which was bo Vit paid her country Recalls Paris Visit The almost hysterically happy pto pie which lined tbe twisting canyon like streets called to mind tbe ruccp of another American president nearly 10 jears ago when Woodrnw Wilson mscle his triumphant entry In Paris That was a picture oC an Am erican executive bent upon a mission of peace and brotherly feeling thruout the world and it seemed as if the Cu ban peopla sensed m Mr Coolldges visltan expression of that same ideal which more than 25 years ago Inot freedom to their land Resolutions proposing the negotfa tlon among the nations of America a treaty establishing equal political Viglits for women were ready for sub mission to the conference They Jirot here by a womans committee of representatives of the national wo mens party of the United Slates The leaders of tha womans move ments were received by Dr Jj S directorgeneral of the Pan American union and a member of United States delegation and pre sented their clause Royal Tbutchcompany is carrying on and which It claims will cost the Royal Dutch and Its snbsld iaries anil the Standard Oil company a year it contin ued The Standard says the Royal Dutcli company decided to purchase no more oil from Russia only after falling in an attempt to obtain a monopoly Cor the sale of Russian petroleum pro ducts for n term of years Dutch Wont Uack Up Either Previous to that time the statement says the British company imported nearly Imperial gallons of Russian oil Into India and Ceylon as against gallons Imported there by Standard Oil Having extensive oil fields in Ru mania the Royal Dutch can dispense with the Russian source while the distance between the United States ind India makes a saving of miles for the American company if it can ship Russian oil from Black Sea ports the Standard claims Sir Henri last August stated that his companies would fight the inva sion of the British Indian market by Russian oil to the bitter end If nee Rcturns lo Missouri Jan H Ball rvho spent the past summer here left Friday for his home at Laredo Mo AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Lots o limes a woman thats heart hungry thinks she loves religion when shes really lovln the STRIFE MARKS Havana is n holiday ntttre as a welcome to the panAmerican con gress delegates who are now In session The congress was opened hy President Coolldge left night above nre Col Orestes Fcrrare left Cuban ambassador to the U Noble Bran ilon Judali center U S ambassador lo Culm and President Gerardo Mnchndo Cuha Belnw is the presidential pal ace at Havana wtiero President CnoIidRc ii living during his stay in Havana Reinforcements Augmented by Airplanes Start New Drive in Nicaragua MANAGUA Nicaragua Jan hu ndreS ines weremoving forward today to rein forco comrades aligned against the rebel General Augustine Bandlno Disembarked with airplanes muni tions and other supplies at Corlnto the reinforcements were taken directly from the port to points where they ure needed most For military rca sons the destination of the reinforce ments and the number of the various detachments In which they are divided werekept secret Gen John A Lejeune com mander of the marines and Brig Gen Logan Feland came hero from Cor Into where they landed with the rein forcements They immediately went into conference witli Col Louis Mason Gulick commander of the marines in Nicaragua on the present military sit uation and plans for the campaign against Sandino General Lejeuno came to inspect the marine organization while Genera Feland will reassume the command which1 he relinquished when he went to Washington A giant threemotored radio equipped FokkeiPlane flown here from Miami hy Maj L M Bourne was added to the marine armament Birthday of Prohibition in U S Occasion for Out bursts by WASHINGTON Jan The eighth anniversary of the elght teenth amendment was observed to day amid much tbe same controversy as marked Its birth As supporters of prohibition contin ued the celebration begun yesterday with Its center at Westervllle Ohio home of the antisaloon league Its arch enemy the association against the prohibition amendment dug it self in for a more determined fight in the future In addition to the estimate at West ervllle Dr Howard Hyde Russell as sociate general superintendent of the league that services in churches marked ths anniversary William E Pussyfoot Johnson told a New York audience that prohibition was In the constitution to stay and Senator Jones republican Washington de clared at Providence R that faith ful enforcement soon would be the main Issue In a presidential election Dr Ernest H Chorrlngton hend of the publicity and education bureau of tho AntiSaloon league also at Westervllle where an eightminute ringing of church bells was arranged today as a celebration declared greftt strides had been marlo thruout the world toward suppression alcohol ism The drys observance was charac terized here by the association aglnst the prohibition amendment as a bad tactical move because It cannot fail to recall to the minds of citizens the appalinp figure of the dry Inw nnrt their tremendous cost In money anil Commandant at Fort Des Momes Is Given Post in San Francisco DES MOINKS Jan Julian R Lindsoy commanding officer at Kort Des Mojncs lias received no lice of his transfer to San Francisco where ho will have charge of re cruiting The colonel who has been one of the citys most active sportsmen took the command of tbe post from Lieut Col David H Bldrtle In May 1925 No one has yet been named to succeed him Besides his hobbies ol polo golf and bridge the commander is Interested in horticulture and during his period here conducted a forestatlon survey and mapped out a beautificatlon plan Tor the post i Lieut Col F C Doyle will com mand tho post until Colonel Llndseys successor is named The colonel will leave for the coast In a week or 10 Swaleciale School Bus Turns Over After Crash 20 Children Are Unhurt SWA LED ALE Jan Do Merrltt a high school boy driving a Ford car ran into the school bus driven by William Hodson Thursday morning The accident occured on the gravel rond just north of town The bus In which were about 20 chil dren turned over on the side but no one was injured The bus was badly damaged and one horse received minor Injuries Cold Wave Fails to Strike Iowa Mercury Drop Felt in Minnesota DES MOINES Jan cold wave predicted by tho local weather bureau for today failed to de velop the lowest temperatures In the state being1 well above tho zero mnrk At Des Molnes the mercury fell only to 30 above Charles D Reed local meterologist in what bold wave saldthat it was diverted north and east Minnesota bearing the brunt of it Sleeted pavements and sidewalks greeted citizens In nearly alt parts of the state LINDY ENJOYS HUNTING TRIP French Flyers Guests in Panama Wont Attempt N Flight PANAMA CITV Jan Col Charles A Lindbergh today was on a hunting expedition in a region where tapirs mountain lions and deor abound Taking a rest from flying he waa the guest of fellow aviators some wherein the heart of tho province of Clilrlcjul about 200 miles from here Undy Is having the time ot his was the report they sent back Dieudonne Costcs and Joseph Brlx French flyers who arrived Iierc en route to New York announced they would not attempt a New Yorkto Paris flight hut might try tho re verso route The absence of IJnoV bergh gave the people of Panama an opportunity to devote their undivided attention to the Frenchmen but they pass almost unnoticed thru the streets Lo Brlx said that tilts was due to lack of organization of the French He said he and his compan ion were not known by sight because unlike Lindbergh their photographs were not extensively published ATTEMPT Iowa Flyer and Williams Begin Try for Record Flight Michigan Authorities Are Still Without Trace of Flint Killer FLINT Jan airplanes the Michigan state police and the authorities of the entire mid dlewest today had joined in a syste matic search for the man who Itirl naped slew and mutilated 6 year old Dorothy Schneider near here last j Thursday Three pursuit planes from Selfrldge ield flew over the section where the murderer may be In hiding and the small creek north of here where the ody was found was the scene ol dragging operations today Collection and reexamination of all evidence in the case was planned by the Michigan state police under the Personal direction of Oscar Oliindcr state police commissioner Suspects Arc Released Suspects arrested in Detroit But falo N and Decatur Grand Haven and other cities wen releaoed yesterday while state and city police and members of the Genesee county sheriffs force continued to check the scores ot tips which have been sent to the general headquarters CWcagoan Ends Life NEW YORK Jan wo man believed to be Mrs J J Mac Farland Chicago jumped or fell i her death today from a twelfth story window in the hotel Imperial Atlciul Farm Bureau Meeting NEW HAMPTON Jan H Hen Id E E Tracy Mrs W F Pierce and County Agent Frank Hunt at tendee the annual convention of the Iowa Farm Bureau federation held In tho Slirlne temple at DCS Moincs on Wednesday ThurMlny and Friday of lust week More than registered at this Will Rogers HAVANA Cuba Jan a beautiful sight as tlio Texas Rtcained Into this fins and crowd drapedcity on a beautiful Sunday afternoon It made you proud and showed what a friend wo could be to the wholeworld If we would only let them nlone and run their various countries tho way they think beat Tills was R groat thing tho presi dent coming here and we have a great delegation representing us with these men looking after our Interests in Central and South America I think we could send our Nicaragua delegation home It takes quite a sense of humor for people to underatanrl us limiting hands with one hand and shooting with tbe other Yours WILL HOCfKISS Copyright 1928 D Chamberiin table off at oclock today in a third attempt to shatter the worlds duration flight record He was accom panied by Roger Q Williams Tlie plane took oft from the west end of Roosevelt field bouncing badly as it struck a rut but taking the air easily climbing to about 500 foct Gray clouds hovered low Jver the field presaging a storm The flyers iveie furnished with a weather repoiv before the takooff which indicated ailingbarometer with probably SIHJ and sled tomorrow The fuel tanks wore willed with 4 allons of gnsollnc enough to keep the ship aloft GO hours or mere 4 Peck Hanson KflS Gives Story of Ridder Case From Jail established here under Gov Fred W Green orders from A man known to have been skilled Texan Claims Action on Re duction Is Blocked in Senate WASHINGTON Tan nrjes that the administration was blocking senatorial action on the lax reduction bill because it hnd been discovered Hint one of its provisions would increase by 000 the taxes paid hy larger corpora tions were made in tho house today by Garner democrat oC Texas The Texan who Is ranking minority member of the house ways and means committee made his assertion coin cident with the announcement that Senator Simmons of Xorth Carolina senior democrat on the senate finance committee would align democrats against the republican move to post pone tax legislation until after the March 15 returns were in Garner asserted tliat under R provi sion of the hill corporations in which Secretary Mellon was intcresterl xvoulc pay a total Increase of adding It means more taxes for Mr Mel lon arid that isnt tax reduction to Uncle The Increase would ho brot about under section 141 of Ihe new law which would require parent nnd sub sidiary corporations to file separate tax returns Instead of affiliated re turns as permitted at present he ex plained in i resembles the slayer closely He dis appeared from his home 10 days agoi Funeral services for tho child were to be held today under the direction of the Hcv M C Oliver of Mount Morris the nearby village in which Dorothy lived A steady stream of persons yesterday passed thru the un dertaking parlors at which the body lay Curious persons hindered the work of officers by pressing by the thou sands to the scene of the crime Auto mobiles lined the country raad leading to the spot Anntlifr Man Is IIcliI County officers early today picked up a man the des cription of the slayer at Emmett 20 miles west Port Huron and are holding him fur Investigation The man was afoot and declared his Inten tion of walking to Chicago His feet werebadly blistered as if he had been walking for some time State police at South Rockwood were asked to Investigate a man visit ing there sntd lo have lived recently In a shuck in Genesee FlinlJ county Prisoner Taken to Get Evidence He States GARNER Jan Peck Hanson Garner states that Lev Rkl ler Klemme was removed from the Cerro Gordo county jail to act as a stool In getting evidence on Hancock county bootleggers and not for tbe purpose of giving the prisoner a vaca Lion In a signed article sent to the Globe gazette by A 13 Finn marshal of KlemniB Sheriff Hanson was accused ot having taken the Klemme man rom tha jail Jn Mason City and of having let him go to his home while lie was supposed to bo serving time Marshal Finn stated that investiga Lion by himself and Mayor Grange of Klemme revealed the Irregularity in Lhe handling of the prisoner and al ter communication with Judge M H Kepler at Northwoort tlio prisoner was returned to the Cerro Gorrto coun ty jail to complete his sentence Efforts made to reach Sherrif Han son to get his side of the story were futile In a statement mads to a Han cock county paper the sheriff says he went to Mason City got Mr Rtdder and took htm to Garner where he delivered the Klemme man to his fa tber with a strict understanding tha1 the prisoner would do some sleuthing and made some purchases of liquor in the hopeof capturing other boot lessors Sheriff Hanson stated tha he gave Ridder of his own tnonej lo make purchases ot liquor whlcl was to be used as evidence Sheriff Hanson states that he not intend Ridaer should bo kept ou of Jail BO long but that he was very busy and the days passed rapidly So help me God I forgot all abou tho stated Sheriff Hanson until Sherifft cress telephoned me Former Associate of Tama Jim Wilson Is Dead After Long Illness MARSHA Jan M I fays RS former ant secretary of agriculture undcf Tamrv Jim Wilson and succeeding iidmlnlstratolns died last night a d patch in the Marshnlltown TimesRe puhlloin says today Mr Hays tiled at the stale hospital Cherokee when he been a patient for the past few years as a result of a nervous down SEARCH FOR SMITH COLLEGE GIRL VAIN NORTHAMPTON Jan Frances St John Smith 18 year old Smith college freshman and daughter oC a wealthy New York broker was sought today hy every agency at the command of college and state and local police authorities Since she dropped out of sight Fri day morning while clad in a furtrim med terracotto coat an orange ersey dress and tan shoes only a single clew rewarded the persistent efforts of sev eral hundred persons Mr Smith offered reward for information leading to the finding of TURN TO PAGE 2 JTHE LOCAL immediately telephoned Says No Nation Has Military Aggres sion in View HAVANA Jan iclping band of the United States in lie solution of tho problems that jeset the nations ot the new world vas extended by President Calvin Coolidee today as he opened ths Ixth panAmerican congress In his address he didtcated his gov ernment to work for international con Idencc helpfulness and good will He spoke in the National theater before lie representatives of 21 nations of he western hemisphere As the spokesman ot a country on an equal plane with her sister repub ics the president of the United States gave assurance that his govern ment was prepared to encourage all leoceful pursuits that would tiring the American family oC states into closer and more permanent harmony Interrupted by Applause AHho he spoke in English to a pre dominantly Spanishunderstanding au dience Mr Coolldge was frequently Interrupted by prolonged applause which aeqmed an echo of tho tremend ous ovation with which he was ac claimed on his way to the theater The great throng assembled cheered and clapped their hands at several points In his address laying stress on hope for peace in tho new world and rosefrom their scats several times to add weight to their enthusiasm Mr Coolldge waa Introduced by President Machado of Cuba In a speech also keyed to the note of national friendship and good will was obltffejl V Instance responsibility in tfio More Than 3000 Are Expected at Farmers Grain Dealers Meeting CEDAR RAPIDS Jan More than representatives of the 700 farmers elevator ompanies of tho stateare expected to attend ho fourth annual convention ot the Farmers Grain Dealers Association of Iowa winch will bo hold here Tan 23 2ii and 2fi according to announcement inado by Charles D Manson secretary of the chamber of commerce here Tlio sessions ot the association will be held in the auditorium ot the new Shrine temple The delegates In the conven tion will represent farm mem bers of the organization and a finan cial Invesltnent of considerably mere limn Thp officers and directors of the association who will be in attendance aro T Cotlinston of Stanhope pres ident H Tobcn ot Palmer vice president J P of Fort Dodge secretary IX W Thomas of Rom liranrtl treasurer nnd Ralpli Bartols of Sioux Center f H Nelson of Gar nor H II Douglas of Norlhwood T C RIeclesol of Glfddcii U S or Madrid litairstown directors At the right In a box sat Coolidge with Senora Maehado At the long table behind which the two presidents sat in leather backed chairs were Secretary of State Kellogg and the Cuban secretary of state The arrival ot the presidential party at the theater came after another tri umphal procession thru tile streets ot Cuba from tho National palace whero President and Mrs Coolidgo arc stny Inp Crowds lined the avpnurs nn both sides tinowing tliplr bUs in the air clieerlng and culling Viva Kl Presi dent as the automobile carrying Mrs Coolldga and Senora Machadn passed Seemingly not having exhausted tliHr wild cheering for the American exe cutive when be rntercd the Cuban capital yesterday In a rtoutous pngpnt of enthusiasm the Cubans acclaimed him again with equal vjgor Without mentioning the lenguc of nations or the Monroe doctrine the president asurcd the congress that the panAmerican union Involves no an tagonism toward nny section of thp world or any other but at the same time declared that the nations of the western hemisphere arc committed tn tbo principle that they ira bettor fitted to govern themselves Tho automobile pricetvnr means n Tot wolves at tbe Momes Rcclstcr GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at a m Monday Maximum R At a m Trace of steel For like period ending at a m Sunday Maximum Ill 23 While tbe weather mans prediction of colder weather hadnt arrived Mon day morning With all Its force there were Indications that tho said weath er man at least hnd a for prediction Both Saturday and Sunday night altbo less than 10 degrees be neath tbo freezing point were colder than nny nights have been since the first week of Clouds ob scurcd the sun Mnmlny morning and the wind was out of the south 1 The GlobeGazette Offers a Booklet on Fitting Dresses Simple methods of making your clothes fit right nre described and Illustrated clearly in this new bulle tin How to alter patterns how to fit necks shoulders and sleeves Garments already made can be made to fit and you can mako cer tain ot correct fitting in future dresses The simple clear Instruc tions in this booklet fully Illus trated nre of great value whether you make your own clothes or buy them ready martc Our Washington information bu reau will send you a copy of tills SOpage booklet tolling how cor rectly to HI dresses nnd blouses for four cents in stumps to cover postage and handling Usetbe coupon below than nny one else to govern Mentions U William Blcbuhr of Tho of the United States wan lot onco mentioned by tho president except to give the assurance that IUH government wns prepared to encour ige the development shipping air Incs highways and all pursuits of icace that might bring the various mils of the American family of States nto a closer and more permanent har nony Ho declared there waa no Intention this hemisphere of any nation building up a great military establish nent to overawe or subjugate I tfl neighbors and enunciated the doctrine that all nations of this hemisphere are determined to adjust their difference not by a resort to force but by the application of tho principles of justice and All nations here Mr CoolldRc said stand on the exact foot ing of equality The smallest and the weakest speaks hero with Die same authority as the largest and the mnst powerful You conio together under tbe present condition and future ex pectation of profound peace Yon are continuing to strike a new noto in in ternational gatherings by maintaining L forum In which not the selfish inter ests of a few but tho general welfare of all will be Have Confidence in People Contending that the nations bavt been charged witb the sncrcd trust o establishing and expanding the spirit of democracy the president said that ultlio fnlso starts and disappointing re actions will develop the American re publics have placed their confidence in tlio ultimate wisdom of people We aro thoroly committed to tbr principle they arc betted fitted to govern themselves than any one elso is to govern he naid We do not claim Immediate perfection hut we do expect continual progress Our reveals that In such expecta tion we have not been disappointed It TlRX TO IAGF Frederic J Director The Mason City GlolieGazetto Information Bureau WaslitiiRton D C T enclose herewith FOUR CENTS in stamps for a ropy of the booklet FITTING DHESSES Sfato ;