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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 18, 1928, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for tho Home Unsettled tonight and Thursday possibly rain in south and snow or rain In north portion slightly warmer tonight AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE jliiban Secretary Praises f fCoolidge and Other i Noted Americans HAVANA Jan of the principle ot interna iionul arbitration In the political his tory of the new world with frequent references to the part played by American statesmen in promoting in ternational good will was taken by Dr Rafael Marlines Orltz Cuban sec retaYy of state as the theme to im press on the first business sessions of panAmerican congress De livering an address of welcome to the foreign delegates Secretary Ortiz paid Legion Chiefs Suggest World Service Program foreign dslegates Secretary Ortiz paid B tnree world w special homage to President Coolidee I rs are now Prominent ana to Charles Evans Hughes MHenry Winona and to Charles Evans Hughes chair man of the Ameritan delegation Tho former who traveled to Havana to deliver the principal speech at the inaugural session last Monday the Cuban secretary of state characterize as Wie chiefexecutive of the natlo of greatest democracy and the wealtl those which are memoraK In the annals of the Further praise was reserved In th speech for Secretary Elihu Root fo President Wilsons 14 points and fo principles expounde iiy Secretary Hughes at the Washing National and State Officer Are Speakers at Joint Party Here New and endless avenues of service before the American Legion These Depart from the beaten paths of for mer years when adjusted compensa Ion and rehabilitation were of immed ate concern They would lead the even to transcend the com munity service projects and reach out o a program responsive to national disasters and emergencies and to the world with suggestions for a war against international under standing and tolerance Thus declared three World war mus ent in national vice commander Eddie Lin dell Minneapolis department adjutant DELEGATES AT WORK f Jan pan jriWan conference settled down t today determined upon of open covenants openly ar i l precluding eecre TO rule public com 3 meetings and plenary session igreed upon by the chairmen o tho 21 Observers said that the conferenc to reply to the speech of we no reason to believe that th dektintions would reverse the action Jof the chairmen Various Flags on Display The delegates were called to assls today In a happy blending of cere Imony and business Twentyone mast were erected outside the conference hall so that the chief of each lion could raise his countrys colors in the warm tropical sunshine letting the breeze unfurl them to the accom of the national anthem o his country This ceremony symbol izod the fraternity of American repub lies This fraternity it was remarked never more apparent than this year the first time when all the coun trios of the conference felt sufficlenilj In record to gather without exception for lie common solution of their prob leinn Cuba ns the scat of the gather g contributed to this feeling of har niony it was pointed out because tie republic Is on friendly terms with nil lie participating nations Future fn Evidence The great hall recently completed for he occasion at the University of Havana is the scene of the business I dcssions of the conference Hanging fiiriV the ceiling and above the gal leries a rich red tapestry surrounds 1 tho room except where a coat of arms ensemble Intervenes Figures symbolic of the 21 nations are woven n subdued colors A tapestry portrait of George Wash Jntjtpn is the center of the United flutes group honor of opening the proceed on to Dr Hafa Martinez Orltz f rutan secretary of state Dr Alejan ra chief Chilean delegate was to reply to thes peech of wel come as he was the representative of Ilic fcountry where the last panAm TUHN TO PAOE R AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen Elsie dont really feel Jsiiperzor her husband Isiie just pretends to so she vrtht feel ashamed of haldn him git his own of Minnesota and Volney Diltz Des Molnes national executive committee man from Iowa at the joint party of the Legion and the auxiliary at the armory Tuesday evening Several hundred Legionnaires and auxiliary members were present from this and surroundingcommunities Should Make World gate These three men believed the Le lon program should carry out the slogan of the World war to make the world safe for that the Legion wants peace but not the scrap ping of all arms leaving the coasts un protected and that the Legion should be organized for emergency service In time of peace as it was organized for tho big Job over The meeting was IowaMinnesota night lor North Iowa Legionnaires The program Included violin numbers by Earl Dean lunch served bythe MACHADO GREETS COOLIDGE Woman Is Charged With Writing Defamatory Letters of Tom orchestra Gene Kew commander of the post In 1927 was presented with a past com manders Jewel by Commander Ralph Lloyd IJones who presided The com mander read a letter of appreciation from C B Robbins Cedar Rapids new assistant secretary of war which was sent in answer to the posts congratu latory message W Earl Hall led In community singing To Help n Disaster The time has come when the Legion must give without thot ot returns Mr Dlltz who was the first speaker on the program declared He explained hat the Legion was now preparing to TURN TO PAGE 5 3 Chicago Gangsters Are Taken for Ride CHICAGO Jan lien believed by the police to be boot eggers or gangsters were found slain n Chicago Heights and Steger sub irbs today Two of the bodies were ound in a ditch beside the road near Chicago Heights and the third body vas found In Steger The three men all appeared to orelgners Tho bodies of the Chicago Heights ietlms were Identified as those of Jo eph B Sasso and Joseph Cazlandu oth 20 The bodies were discovered y a man on his way to work and hortly afterward the body of tlv hlrd man was found In Steger Work Begun on Bridge Near Rockford HOCKFORD Jan has een started on a new bridge which is ems built In place of the Fisher ridgo on the Marble Rock road two illcs south of Rockford It Is one a ounty road and will cost about BULLETIN Dr E S Agler plaintiff in a alleged slander action tes tified that his business had de creased materially foltonlnff the sending of letters attacking his character jvhlch he contends were written by Katherine Floy John Robinson his attorney had flifficiiUy in Bettingthe teati mony past he objections of the defense lawyers Tho objections were made on tlie grounds that the doctor ad mittedly kept books which were not presented Tho story of a romance that was wrecked in a suit for alleged slander and a counter claim for on the charges of breach of promise and seduction wa3 unfolded Wednes day In the district court before Judge M Hi Kepler The principals In the drama are Dr and now of Surprise pToantifJ inthe action and Katherine Floy who since the action was started has become Mrs A Sundry The story of the relationships be tween the plaintiff and defendant un folded chiefly by letters that had passed between the two was ono of love and romance of a woman who waited seven years for tho man she loved of blackmail talk of Jealousies unrequited love of the wife who called from the dead to name her suc cessor of a lost faith and of the final explosion of emotions that brot them Into court The physician claimed the woman sent defamatory letters to several persons In Surprise with the alleged result that his practice was damaged Didnt Keep Promise She In a counter action charges Dr Agler with failing to keep his promise to marry her she stated that he first made the promise in 1925 and con tinued thru a part of 1926 She also alleges that ho seduced her on her fathers farm In 1925 Tho case hinges mostly on letters that revealed stirring emotions writ ten without thot of ever being public ly exposed Two persona from Surprise E M Brown secretary of the school board and Norman Brogan barber testified to receiving the alleged defamatory letters thru the United States mail TURN TO PAGE 13 GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at oclock a m Wednesday Warmest 34 Coldest in night 21 At a m Wednesday 23 Then it ever come perfect This waa written about June but Jan uary weather such as North Iowa has been experiencingfor the past two weeks might almost be the Inspiration for such an effusion Wednesday forenoon particularly had a lot about it to stir the poetic Impulses In any sun south wind anowless ground with the grass trying to as sume a semiverdant hue Money spent on a trip to California or Florida would have to be classed as a bad REBEL TROOPS FORCED BACK Sandmos Men Believed to Have Retired to Strong hold MANAGUA Nicaragua Jan by three days of per sistent and heavy bombing from marine corps planes rebel outposts today had fled from tho San Albino region marine headquarters an nounced Tho announcement was mads upon the return of airplane pa trols from the region where the marines are massing for a drive against the rebel Gen Augustlno San dino A combat patrol also reported there was no evidence In the Qullall district of rebel activity It was believed that Sandinos forces had retired to El Chlpote which ho made his head quarters after the marines1 took Quilali A company of marines went to Ma tagalpa to strengthen the garrison there With the arrival of John A Lejeune commander of the marines and Brig Gen Logan Feland and with United States ships daily disembarking marines and supplies airplanes and ammunition at Corinto Nicaragua is assuming the military appearance which It had last Febru ary when more than bluejackets nnd marines occupied all the Important cities of Nicaragua and guarded the national rnfflvny STORY FAILS Evidence Against Former Esthervffie Girl h Missing CHICAGO Jan Kirks fingerprints upon which police sought to connect her with the Betty Chambers murder have disappeared If s Indeed they ever existed When the former church organist s was arrested two days ago police said her fingerprints corresponded with those found on adhesive tape bound about the mouth and nose of the slain woman The revelation Is now mad by Dr Joseph Springer police crim Inologist that there are no finger prints at all on the tape This development favorable to the accused young woman had no dupli cate In the case of her husband Jame Kirk Jointly charged with her Mrs Battle Oleson appeared at police headquarters and Identified Kirk her husband demanded nn oppor bigamy charge tunlty to placa against him This collapse of the fingerprint evi dence has given impetus to the police search for the slain womans husband Gordon Chambers with whom she quarrelled a few days before her death to Ber Galled in Few Days Legislature Is Expected to Convene Between Feb I and 15 DES MOINES Jan foro the end of this week at least not later than the forepart of next week Governor Hammill will Issue the call for an early special session of the Iowa legislature to pass upon a state road bond Issue of which may be submitted to the voters of the state at the general election Nov 6 iext Under the call the legislators will assemble sometime between Feb 1 and Feb 15 The date will depend some what upon when the call is Issued and the time deemed necessary for hold special elections to fill vacancies In six districts Governor Hammill would not say definitely today when he would call Howard County Fair Board Signs for 1928 Program CRESCO Jan the meetms of the fair board of the Howard coun ty Agricultural society Monday after noon members were favored with the presence of Dick Collins agent the Thavln Band and Presentation company of Chicago After outlining the numerical strength and personnel of the company and making a pioposi tlon the fair board signed a contract with the company to give a fiveday entertainment at the next Howarc county fair the dates for which hav been settor August 23 to 31 inclusive Will Rogers HAVANA Cuba Jan seems kinder lonesome around the old town since Calvin wentaway He sneaked out this morning be fore Cuba got up Secretary Hughes spent tho afternoon at the races The two democrats on our dele gation Judge OBrien and Senator Underwood held a harmony dinner last night and got the party down to two factions Ambassador Fletcher calls up Mussolini every night Morrow is here to see that Mexico gets a square deal The conferences are all being held in the BIHmoro yard Toura WILL nc Copyrifiht the special session He has not yet fig ured out the matter of dates he said Ten Counties Involved He declared yesterday that ho will dispose of the calls for a special ses sion ana the calls for the holding o the special elections to fill vacancle at the same time The special election involve 10 counties The last amendment that which de Clares that tho entire road bond bil shall be declared invalid unless th bonds can be retired from the moto vehicles fees and the gasoline tax thu making it possible to retire the bond without resorting to a direct propertj tax was put Into shape yesterday To get the proposed bill Into fina form and make speedy notion of th legislature as certain as possible tht governor has been working with he legislative committee seeking the spe cial session duringthe several week he had unconditional pledges of a ma jority of both to piss the bond Issue bill and take no other action in his hands Two weeks after the calls for the special elections are issued Is the minimum time that must elapse be fore the session may be convened as a 30 day period is required between the calling of a special election and the holding of that election To Test Laws Legality Special elections to fill vacancies must he held In the Lyon Osceoia i MlllsMontsomery and Linn senatorial districts while house vacancies must be filled in Dubutjue Jasper and Emmet counties As put Into final form by tho gov ernor and the legislative committee yesterday the last amendment pro vides that upon ratification of the bond issue at the general election the executive council shall cause to be nstituted a suit to test tho tlonality ot payment of the bonds from the primary road fund and that if the supreme court holds that the bonds cannot bo paid the act shall be declared Invalid Leon Trotsky Heading List Ordered Out Opposition Leaders Forced to Leave Moscow for Distant Points EDITORS follow ing dispatch delayed iy censor ship Is the lirst direct word from Moscow on tho exile of Leon Trotsky anil fellow oppositionists received by the Associated Press Previous news of the exile has come thru Riga and MOSCOW Jan opposltlonary leaders of every shade and character have been or dered to leave Moscow and to proceed to various distant points where they must remain for In definite periods I n administering punishment the op lositionnrles were dl vided In three groups h e Incorriglbles penitents and non penitents Leon Trotzky for mer head of the Red army and once out standing figure In the councils of soviet Russia Christian Ra Icovsky former soviet ambassador to France and Karl Ra dek bolshevlst head the nonpenitents since they abide by their principles Their punishment i therefore more drastic Trotsky In Poor Health Rakovslcy and Rodek were sent to UBtsygolsk a small town far Possibly the real trouble with bus Iness lately is an oversupply oC busi ness Tribune With Oath Refused Illinois Senator His Hopes Are Regarded as Slight WASHINGTON1 Jan Thru rapidly closing senate doors SenatorElect Frank L Smith of Illi nols was atfordrxl today a parting glimpse of the seat that he mw no occupy because his campaign fund included more than donated by public utilities officials his stato His path to the chair already ilocked by the senates refusal to give ilm the oath of office Smith found he chamber portals swinging agains ilm today propelled by a special slusl und committees resolution declaring ils credentials tainted with frauc and Formal adoption of the resolution vacating Smiths seat expected yester day to compete his exclusion was put off until today by a torrent of oratorj hat covered no new ground but brot lut increasedacrlmony The debate waged around a dozen tenaiors who divided largely on the proposition voiced by Senator Deneen republican Illinois that the senate would nullify tho constitution by de daring Smiths seat vacant without first seating him and hearing his own defense Before It was over the old charge ot Negro disfranchlsement In the south was dragged In to he met by a spirited attack by Senator George democrat Georgia Emmetsburg Man Dies After Being Thrown From Horse EMMETSBUHO Raymond D Joynt died nt his homo west ot Emmetsburg late Tuesday evening an 1 result of being thrown from a horse earlier in tho afternoon Mr Toynt had purchased a team at public sale hold yesterday ami ho and a neighbor were tailing the team lomo They had lorses and when been leading they reached Union grade Mr Joynt attempted to riile one of the team but the horse evidently had never been rirlden before ind stinted to buck and kick finally hrowlng Mr Joynt to the ground Tho hack of his head struck with such force that he became uncon clous Karl Brown of Emmetsburg hap cned along and look the injured man o his home Physicians were sum moned and It was thot that tho man vould soon recover hut lie did not re gain consciousness and he died at 5 clock uAffel proylnooV In fixing a place for Trotzky diffi culties arose on aocount of hin poor lealth since he is tubercular Physi cians opposed tho original plan to send him to Astrakhan while tho gov ernment opposed the physicians sug gestion that ho bo sent to Succhum Caucasia Leon B Kameneff once ambassador to and Gregory Zinovleff for merly head of tho communist Inter national head tho penitents having declared themselves before the entire party as erring In their views and tac tics ICamneff has been asked to pro ceed to Penza n provincial city in Cen Russia and Zfnovleff to Vologda Others Sent to Slberin Both have been assigned to Jobs In tho state education departments and will remain until tho central commit too sees fit to restore them to their rights The Incorrlgibles hnadcd by M Sa pronofr former the cen tral executive committee received more serious punishment The Sapro noff group were sent to various polntt In the remotest regions of Siberia This group is regarded as chronic oppositlonarlce havingopposed every thing and everybody even while Le nino ivns alive advocating the aboil Si Flint Murdered Goes to Court to Receive His Life Sentence FLINT Jon 18 Aclolph Hotelilnp was brot to the Geneseo circuit court under heavy guard tills afternoon io plead guilty to staying Dorothy Schneid er and receive his life sentence In the penitentiary As Hotelling was brot Into the court housa by Sheriff Green Leslift Schneider father of the slayers little victim struck him full In the face Schneider was standing In an ante room behind the judges rostrum He stepped forward as Sheriff Green brot Hotelling In and with all bis might hit tho prisoner Two deputies grabbed Schneider and forced him back Into the anteroom and Sheriff Green then proceeded into the court room To Be Brot Back FLINT Jan disposition oC tho case ot Adolph Hotelling confessed slayer of five year old Dorothy Schneider suddenly became a mater ot mystery today with tho belief growing that he would be returned to Geneseo county Flint for a circuit court hearing Hope oE a change of venue BO he could plead guilty In another county faded when two Geneseo judges de clared a transfer could not be granted under the law Attorney TVIlliam A Seegmiller counsel for Hotelling came to Flint and after a conference with three Genesee county circuit Judges an nounced no change of venue would be V r WifeNear Csflivpso Judges Edward B Black nnd Fred W Brennan of the Oenesee circuit stated that regardless of the feeling In county the law provides that the murderer must plead here if ho wishes to stand by his reported prom ise to admit Jila guilt Mig Myrtle Hotelling wife ot the confessed slayer was in a state of cnl lapse at his home In Owosso Her physician said she broke down last night when Informed her husband bad confessed he had attacked two other young fflris both of the last two years Owosso during tion of the communist International tho foreign trademonopoly and liin dred measures GOVERNOR STEPS IN NORTHAMPTON Jan on orders of Governor Fuller Alfred F Foote Massachusetts commissioner or pub lic safety was on his way here to day to take charge oC the scnUered agencies prosecuting the search for Miss Frances St John Smith missing Smith college freshman Governor Fullers intervention In the case came at tho Intercession of United States Senator Frederick Hale of Maine nn old friend of the Smith family ars ler we get tho smaller paper doi it will bo a relitf to note that they buy as much as the bigger one Oca Molnes Tribune Capital The GlobeGazette Offers Thrift Book For Thrift Week Expert advlco on the handling of money is needed by every one no matter how small his Income Here is a booklet telling how to make tho best uses of money what to spend what to save how to make your money work for you Examples are given of budget and account keeping for Individ uals and families By simplo sys tomatic methods of handling money you can get ahead on your present income Everybody wants money but few know how to handle the money they earn This 32page booklet with budget tables account pages and detailed facts that anybody can understand has been prepared by our Washington Information bu for your use Frederic J Hashm Director Tho Mnsoii Ctly JloljcGaietle Information Kiirnnu Washington IX C I enclose herewith SIX CENTS u stamps or coin for a copy of the hnoiclet HOW TO GIST AHEAD Street The governor directed tjiat nil the facitltlea of the state be put to work to clear up tho mystery which has only been deepened by the multitude and diversity of clews which fcavs poured in on investigators Slight Progress Made Despite tho willingness of many per sons to Identify the plrl as one they had seen under a great variety ot cir cumstances elnce she dropped out ot sight here last Friday morning llttla progress had been made Tho Investigation however seemed temporarily to center at Philadelphia where five persons said they recog nized the 39 year old daughter pf a wealthy New York broker PHYSICIAN TO GOON TRIAL Jesse L Cook Faces Murder Charge Following Death 1 of Young Girl CEDAn RAPIDS Tan Stato Agent A E Nugent today be gan marshalling his forces preparatory to tho trin of Dr Jesse L Cook Ox ford Junction on a chargeof second degree murder in connection with the death of Miss Eva Thompson 19 ol Oxford Hills and Ksthervillc The sir died In a local hospital Sept 19 following an alleged IllcKal operation The case will be tried In Judge F I Andersons court as soon as tho brink robbery trial of John W Duffy ot Chi cago now nearlng completion it out of tho way Tho girls parents Mr and Mrs fr rank Thompson of Eaihcrvllle ar rived here last night and will head the lr to 20 witnesses Nugent snld will take the stand ;