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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 19, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Mostly fair tonight and Friday fcolder tonight and Friday much cold er tonight AND MASON CITY ffJ VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED TVIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JAN 19 1928 DAILY TIMES North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the Homo AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE go Q NT KATHERINE FLOY TELLS TALE OF UNTRUE LOV crats obin Defendants Testimony Causes Jurors to Weep Katherme Ploy completed her evi dence alleged unrequited love broken promises and seduction at oclock Thursday morning after whicl John Hobinson attorney for the plain tiff launched Into a cross examination in order to show that the womans de votton to Dr F S Agier had its in terruptlons that the doctors promises were not EO frequent as claimed anc that the death her sister may no been due to the doctors treat ment Miss Floy la the defendant in an ac tion for on the charge ot writ Ing a slanderous and defamatory let tor about Dr Agler and has a counter claim against the physician charging breach of promise and seduction She charges that the doctor seduced her by telling her wha writers on psychoanalysis had writ ten jllss Floy resorted again and again to tho iefuge of I dont juet when she was presented with a vexing question from the plaintiff attorney Things Werent Clear VThings have not been clear to me tor a whole she said ever elDce he deceived Her testimony had teen that she Joved the doctor even after the de letter was Written and he d started the action against her n hia cross examination Mr Robin introduced a letter written the of 1920 In which Miss Floy ted in effect thatInasmuoh as their rrlagewas out ofthbquesfion she M return the wedding efts to the a check which she Ate3 In the letter to the doctor was m a Colorado woman to be divided ween them on certain conditions Would Feel Him Out t was to show the doctor this letter t she went to Nebraska to see bin finApril that year according to the plaintiff allegation Miss Floy denied this however I just wanted to feel him she said to see if ho wanted mo or my She was thennskect if she did not the check to the doctor on her visit to him and if the doctor did not recognize it as a fake and that she then tore It up She did not recall the details of this she said rA letter from the doctor In June 1920 In which he stated marriage was out of the question was then read No Letter to Miss Floy admitted there was no loiter to the city dads accusing her of bootlegging which she had men tijinea In a letter to him and which she charged him with writing endeavor was then made to show tliat she was not as 111 as she had stated over tha fact that the doctor liftd left her She repeated her statement that things were not clear to her JURORS WEEP Art ardent lover who turned seducer rind then broke lifes most sacred Is the way Dr Agler was pictured by the woman ho jilted Ifathcrine Ploy In the picture Miss Floy was a busy farm girl who at 39 years had known ito lovers thrills had not cared for hoys and knew nothing nbout the fjnesse of romance She thot tho doc tor the one perfect Tlmt Him Perfect 1 This perfect by telling her that he had studied her for years am TURN TO PAGE 7 AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen r A man kind o loses interest in his wife if lie gives her an allowance Yon ought to ask him fop it a little at a time so he can enjoy feel in generous QUICK JUSTICE ADOLPH HOTELLING It was only a matter of lioura after Altaiph Hotclling above had confessed kidnaping and killing Dorothy Schneider 5 Flint tliat Ijo was on his ivay to state prison at Ionia to serve in the words ol lie judge tho balance of your life at Iiard labor in solitary Report Rebel Chief Rilled rt Marine Corps Seeking to Confirm Bombing of Sandino MANAGUA Nicaragua Jan were current today that Jen Augustino Sandino rebel leader lad been slain in an airplane bombard ment by marines Marine headquarters attempted to confirm the reports which originated vith Klcaraguans coming from Nuevo Segovia scene OC the Marinevx drive igaanst Sandino He was said to have been killed Saturday at his mountain at El Clupote Sandino had been expected at Tino ega Sunday and altho the signal for US arrival was given he never ap seared Nicaraguan travelers salt Sandlnos wife left San Rafael hurried y for El Chipote In response to an urgent message The generals body was turned over o his widow at the mountain strong loltl the Nlcaraguans asserted They aid she Was returning with it to San Rafnel for a great funeral Airplane patrols returning from the mbattled region reported yesterday hat the rebels were quiet A similar eport was hrot back Tuesday and also he withdrawal of rebel outposts from an Albino was noted Tho explosion ot two bombsat Jlno cga Sunday was to have told of San Inos entry oC tho town from El Chi iote Tho bombs exploded Sandino ailed to arrive At that time It was hot this might have been the gencr Is method of warning his followers 0 quint the town Happy thot Tho pendulum will wing bade to rigid Puritanism hut most of us will I Times be dead by LOCAL GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at oclock Thursday Highest for Wednesday 3 Lowest Wednesday night 28 At n in Thursday Precipitation Snowfall No sir it doesnt pay to brag about January weather This was demon strated Wednesday when almost bfc foro tho GlobeGazette meteorologist had finished comparing the weather with tho rare days of June tho clouds arrived on the scene and beforo 5 afternoon snow had It was of a wet var oclock In tho started falling lety however and tho 11 Inches of precipitation mado only about halt an inch of actual snow A strong north west wind arose during tho night and was continuing vigorously Thursday altho tho temperature had dropped only to 28 degrees at oclock Burial Spot Unknown for Years Found in Base ment of House NAUVOO Jan the basement of a squalid deserted house in Nauvoo at last has come fin al settlement of a controversy that 1ms disturbed Mormomsm for more than S3 years Tho controversy centering over the location of the graves Josepl Smith founder of Urormonism anc his brother Hyrum who were sho and killed by a mob on Juno 24 1814 after which their bodies were secret buried was by the dis covery the graves In the mouldj basement The discovery was made by W O Hand a Kansas City civil engi neer and members of the local churcl now reorganized Ltfcatlon of the graves has recallei a stirring episode in the pioneering o tha Mormon church In Illinois Was Then Nauvnos Mayor In addition to his leadership in the struggling sect Joseph was mayo of Nauvoo which then had a popu lation of about as compared ti todays estimated Hyrum th brother assisted him in his multlpl duties It was at this time that the ques tion ot polygamy caused a split among followers of the sect This dlfferenc culminated shortlv afterward when H first edition inwhIcU teaching oC polygamy as an article o Mormon faith Tho city council or dered the destruction of the newspap ers plant almost immediately afte the first Issue Tho two brothers among those who were parties to the action against the newspaper were charged with treason and thrown in the Hancock county Jail at Carthage 111 Soldiers Called to Guanl Men Feeling against the prisoners was so Intense that a company of Illinois militia known as tho Carthage Grays was ordered to protect them at the lull The angered mob however broke thru and shot and killed the two broth ers Tlie fate of the others has since been problematical A few days later Joseph Smith wife Emma placed the bodies on a and removed them to tho olc mansion house at Nauvoo The wife TURN TO PAGE 17 Entire Family Succumbs in Hospital Father Was Under Indictment CLEVELAND Jan While police today sought to deter mine the contents oC a bottle of cough medicine which last night caused tho deaths of James Potter 45 and the three members of his family here word came from Steubenville Ohio his former home that Potter was once a prominent capitalist there before ho lost a fortune In oil and coal In vestments An indictment returned against him last week charging that he had ob tained money under false pretenses in connection with a real estate and contracting business taken on as a sideline to stave off a final financial collapse was the last record ot his business dealings at Steubenville The victims of the medicine In addition to Potter were his wife Lulu 43 and their two sons James 1C and Robert 14 Man and Woman Face Liquor Charges After Arrest Near Hampton HAMPTON Jan Ethel Daper 32 who gave her home as Falrbault and George Bcrklcy address unknown were bound over Lo the Franklin county grand jury n Justice of the Peace Parks court lere AVcdnesday on charges of Illegal transportation of liquor The two were arrested on the high way north ot here not far from Shef field Tuesday by Sheriff Lee Mc Mames and Deputy Sheriff Harry Harrison The man and woman wore traveling south In a closed car Tho sheriff and his deputy stated hey found 3B gollons of airobol In automobile Tho defendants are held n Jail Ijere i Third Degree Fear Delays Two Suspects Pair Wanted for Question ing in Death of Mrs Chambers CHICAGO Jan of the third degree prompted J Gor ion Chambers and Joo Miller the man with tho hooked noso to remain in hiding near Chicago today The havo been sought since last Thursday for questioning In connection with the tape murder of Bettey chambers Interviewed by newspapermen thru ail arrangement with theirattorneys both denied any part In the slaying and said they could establish alibis Chambers said he met tho slain glr about seven months ago but when she shot me two or three times 3 left he explained Our trouble started after sho rented tho apart ment where she was killed and I wa posing as her Damage Over Wide Area Is Estimated at After Storm CINCINNATI Jan One rqan twas dead numerous persons Injured and buildings blown down in a tornado that swe itohn courthouse near tlie of he state down into the bluegrass district of Kentucky A R Kruger Dayton traveling man was killed Instantly when the coping of a building was blown dowi on bla car at Washington courthouse Heaviest damage was Indicated ot ummlnsvllle and East Hamilton buu urbs ot Cincinnati and at Hamilton Ohio Communication lines were down and definite Information was lacking Early estimates place damage at more than So far hospitals re ported that ten persons were being reated for injuries none serious Twu school children were reported Injured at Kast Hamilton when the storm hit a school building Mrs Tearle Wants Boost in Alimony to Weekly NEW YORK Jan Josephine Parko Tearle first wife of Conway Tearle motion picture actor las filed notice In White Plains su irente court asking that her allmunj 0 increased from 75 to a week Tearle married three times is Uimony to two former wives The GlobeGazette Offers a Booklet on How to Get Ahead Uver visit a poor house Every old man you see thero has earned thousands of dollars during his lifetime Where has it gone Oh Just slipped thru his fingers He does not know where It went If you are headed for the poor house by not knowing how to handle your money how to use what you earn it Is time for you to read How to Get a book let of 32 pages which tells about handling money spendingIt sav ing It using It to set most results for yourself today and In the fu ture It does not teach scrimping or starving or being a miser but common senso and facts about money and how to mako money help you With Income distribu tion anil classification tables bud gets and account forms for any In come small or large Uso cho coupon Frederic 1 Haskin Director Tlio Mnsnn City GlnbeGnzette Information Durcnn Washington D C I enclose hcrcwltli SIX CENTS in stamps or coin for n rapy of tho booklet HOW TO GET AHEAD Street State ENCOURAGED AnotherCommittee Member Rules Fee Proposal Out BULLETIN FORT DODGE Jan U Ilurnqtiist Fort Docile former flminium of the republl cnri Efate ceiifal coivmitlec on r urniiijr from Washington today said iiat Vice President Dawes ia devoting tlio major portion of his time trying to convince east ern business alul political leaders of the economic soundness of the McNnryIInuecn bill WASHINGTON Jan The split between proponents ot the McNaryIIaugen bill over the equaliza tion fee was widened In the house agriculture committee today when Rep rejentatlvG Thompson republican Ohio sarved notice that he would op Iioso Inclusion of the provision in the farm relief measure Thompson endorsed a statement In opposition to the fee made yesterday by Representative Williams republi can Illinois which was joined In by Representative Ketcham of Michigan and Representative Adklns of Illinois also republican member oC the house agricultural committee Farmers Back of Fee enualizatlon fee the fighting point In the measure would provide for fees on agricultural commodities to be used in handling the surplus arra Bureau federation again told the committee today that the farmers had endorsed tho equalization fee and this could not be changed quickly but Representative Purnell republican Indiana asked whether the federation would assumq responsibil ity If an equalization foo bill were passed and vetoed by President Cool Idge We would not shirk the responsi said Gray As the situation now stands four ot the former tho McNnrv Hatigen bill on the ngricultral com gone on record in the past tsvo days against the equalization Cant Puss the Purnell said he would oppose any efforts to pass the buck to the house or saying that any bill agreed on In committee must he strong In dealing with the farm relief problem At the conclusion ot the hearing Chairman Haugcn attacked the pro posed elimination of the fee saying It was tho machinery for operation of his bill Not a singlo suggestion has been made for a he said and wo have either to provide a federal subsidy to operate this bill or olse leave this fee provision Urges Farmers Support ROCK ISLAND Jan support or tho of tho country in behalf of the Mc bill was urged today by Thompson president of the American Farm Bureau forlorn Ion here to attend the thirteenth nnnua nK of the Illinois Agricultural as sociation Thebill in at a critical stnge before the agricultural committee of the lionse of Pressure of the opposition forces will be hrot to bear and thoso of us who iclievo this relief measure Is essontlnl to tho welfare of agriculture and the nation should give It our undivided support at this Mr Thompson arrived horo Inst night from Washington and said he lad hren unable to discern any def nlte SRctlonnl move to thwart bill Tho principal fight cnnterorl ironnd tho equalization fee said the whltflhnlred president who recently toured TSurnpe for a study of agricul tural conditions hut the In j already boon stripped to tho limit Or the welfare of agriculture ASSOCIATED PRtSs SENATOR nOKINSON Tho doiuncrnlic members of lie Semite called by tlieir leader Senator Itohinsun above gave him a voto of confidence follow ing ii speech by Senator Hefllu Alabama iisliinj tlio Arkansas senators removal as parly lead er a r i o n Hold to Ease Docket CLARION Jan Miller Gait confessed forger of a check on the bank of Gait was sentenced to serve 10 years In Anamosii by Judge J J Clark hero who was forced to convene1 a special session to eliminate tho crowded condition of tho county jail John PInlcy of TcRoy who confessed to tho larceny or a lot or garage tools from tho 1 C Peterson farm near Holmes was given a year In the county Jail Wilfred Goldsmith and Fred la rig Anderson Williams confessed bootlegifcr each drew a GOO fine and three months In the county jail William Klemme who ad mitcd the theft of an atHo tire and tho forging of a 510 check was ord ercd taken to Iowa City for observa tion Since the nhore session ot court another buotlesgir and n nofund ohiok artist have been placed in jnil making tlfo total number of boarders capacity house should be passed as It stands Coolicf e H ome After SixDay Trip WASHINGTON Jan President Coolldge returned to Wash ington shortly after 7 oclock thin mornins completing his sixday trip to Havana where ho addressed tho panAmerican conference on Holiday Observes S3nil Birthday IRVIXGTON Jan Uobl son aged pioneer celebrated his eightysecond birthday nt the home of his eldest daughter Mrs V T Kchlchtl hero Wednesday Three of his four children wcro with him but Koss youngest son of Kolfsncl was uruxblo to attend Father of Missing Smith College Girl Would Boost Rewards NORTHAMPTON Jan John Smith wcnllhy New Vork broker and father of Miss Fran ces St John Smith missing Smith college freshman today was consider ing increasing tho reward he has offered for information ing the RiiTs Investigators hail a long list of new clows before thorn but seemingly none promised to lead to an imravcl bm of tho mystery which 1ms been impenetrated since tlie10year old STlrl wnlked out of her room In Bewuy hall last Kriday Tho latest lead to be exploded linked tho names of Hugo Bewick on or the Ienn stato football with tha girl Bezdek is himself miss ing from Dartmouth college whore he failed to resume his studies after the Christmas holidays but his family Is understood to entertain no especial concern JIls plnco of seclusion is said to bo known to them altho unrpvealod to thr public despite tho fact that Dartmouth rnllrgo authoritieswere asked to help locate him Gas Failure Causes Australian to Give Up Endurance Mark Effort SAN FRANCISCO Jan Capt Charles KinssfordSmith Brit ish aviator and Went Clearge n Pond 1J s toclny failed In their third attempt to break the worlds en luranco record when their monoplane Spirit of California forced down it a Pacific Coast time when their gasoline supply was ex hausted Heflin Fails to Appear at Party Caucus Alabaman Had Questioned Arkansas Mans Right to Leadership WASHINGTON Jan by the action of sen ate dnmncats In voting confidence In tlie leadership of Senator Koli iiiHoii Arkansas Senator Ilctllti Alabama gained tlio somite floor today mill renewed his attack on tlio party clilef Jan Senator Robinson of Arkansas tho democratic senate leader who yester day told Senator Heflin he was sick and tired of tha Alabamans attacks on tho Catholic church was given a voto of confidence and support today iy his democratic colleagues In tho senate Tho vote for Robinson whoso lead ership was challenged yesterday by Hefltn lacked ono voto of being unan imous Heflin and about a dozen others did not attend Announcement of the result was mado before tho conference broke up by Senator Caraway of Arkansas He said the conference nleo had given Robinson a second voto of confidence on his work us a member of the spe cial Mexican Blush fund committee from which committee Hofliri asked yesterday that tho party leader bo removed Only Ono Dissenting Vote This resolution was adopted the conference Resolved that this conference of democratic members oC the senate i ice onthe epfelai committee named to Investifittxo tiie alleged secret Mexican There was but one dissenting vote cast by ot Florida Heflin and about a dozen others of 46 dem ocratic senators were absent Robin son and Hcflius Alabama colleague Senator Blavk did not vote ho caucus was called by Robinson ilmwelf when his leadership was cbal onged by tlio Alabaman after HcClin had been sharply rebuked by his chief for repeated attacks upon the Ho limn Catholic church its Gov At Smith and Tum niany Hall IJatllo Lusted Tljreo Hours s drawn by the two senators in a contest of nearlythree hours before u tcntivo cnllctifuics and spectators tac issue before the democrats was Tvhetli er they approve the steermanshlp Robinson and his opposition to 1U lliis antiCatholic tlradcn or suppoit Heflin Beginning with IToflins criticism ot William Randolph Hearst for his puli of the Mexican slush fund doc uments tho drama moved to Us slart liuqr climax after tho Alabaman had demanded liobinscns removal from tho committee which investigated tho scandal nohinsnn quickly met that challeng with a request thru the senate voto aL on tlm question oC removal but Hcflin objected PanAmerican Delegates Surprised by Action of Ambassador BULLETIN HAVANA Jan Dr Enriiiuo Clnyn Colombian minister to tho United States wns elected chairman of tho Important com miffo of tlio 1nnAnierlcnn union affairs today nftcr Charles Evans Hughes and Honorlo Pueyrredon ArKontlim delegate had declined This committed wllli tlmt on public international law Is re garded as the most Important In tho Pnnanmn congress It will deal with the few political ques tions which are likely to arise Hughes expressed regret that ills duties as chairman of the American delegation would occupy too much of his timo to allow him fulfill tins chaSrmnnship proi crly HAVANA Jan Dwlght W llorrow Amcrlcan ambassador to Mexico will leavo tho sessions of tho panAmerican conference Monday aft ernoon and return to Mexico City where he baa Important work to This announcement caused surprise among tho delegates today ag Mr Morrow was regarded as one of tha strategic advantages of tho Untied States at tho conference It was believed big presenco would counteract any ot controversial or reactionary rntjwsrs being brot up and also any moveihent against the United States which might be proposed by any Mexican delegutf Bounty Attorney and De fense Counsel Get Into Fistic Wrangle CKDAR RAPIDS Jan esral arguments turned Into blows in udfjo F Andersons courtroom his mornlUK when County Attorney Walter 1 Barngrovpr and George attorney for John Huffy ChicaRo on trial for Ixxnk robbery got Into a heated dispute Witnesses said that Ohiassen struck io first blow which passed over Jurngrovers HhouUler and was In urn sent rerlins over a chair when he county attorney struck his chock Courtroom nlInches stopped tlie fight Tho argument stnrtort when prover allied that Duffy had rented leponit boxes in two Chicago banks n ho day after Hie Alburiiot statr ank was held and sale Unit he Hoposed to what wns In tlirin denied that Barngrovcr gnarant of tbolr cnntonts Duffys case went to tin jury ni noon A verdict was expected Isitc oday cVrri ponderit tlmt hcs orifflnnlly acctjitud tho offer to becomo a United States delegnto with the understanding he would not be forced to remain longer than the short timo necessary to par ticipate In tho organization of tho congress and to get his delegation on a favorublo footing Ho sali his departure wag not caused by the urgencies of the political situation In Itexlco but in fulfillment of the agreement reached when ho became a delegate All ceremony was definitely behind the conference today and the delegates were bent on immediate consideration of tlie agenda Charles Kvans Hughes chairman of I ho American delegation worked out bis committee assignments with hla colleagues Tlio illatributton suh mittcd by them lo tho conference was Committees Aro Named PanAmerican union Ambnnsndor Henry l Fletcher Hughes and S Itowe directorgeneral of tho pan American union 1uhllc International law ITughcH Fletcher former Neimtor Oscar LTmiiMwood or Alaliama and Jnmca lirown president of the Amer ican inwlitutfl of International law Private Inlernnllonnl law Judge Moivin J OUrien of New York and Scott Communications Underwood and Flrtchor IntoHcctiKil Hay min Wilbur president of Stanford university and Howe View Future With Optimism Economic problems Harrow Am bnssailor Isohlo Dratidon Judah and ludgo OBrien Social problems Scott and Wilbur Since each delegation has only voto in committee meetings the num ber of delegates from a country U arbitrary Delegates today regarded the future outlook of the conference with great optimism of the spirit of co operation displayed by those who par ticipated in tho first plenary session of the conference Flan Iliino Fiolil mi Klnro TORK Jan irplane landing field atop i bulldn n the heart of Manhattan is plnnnpii y Tsfinc president of Ar old Constable company dfpart nont store owners Will Rogers HAVANA Cuba Jan stooil while 21 plnyed their national anthems Tho conference Is already a standing ami musical success I have ouo aiisgcstlon to offer for Koixlwill and that Is havo an na tional anthem gney for every body when it Is plnyed for nil the Chink tho the Xulu and even tho Uotarians Make it short ana it mil please every nation Somn of these an thenis loilay wont longer than their countries records I projiosw Irving Jieilin as its composer When you have stood in tho sun for 21 national you am ready to vote for your nation to annex the othrr 20 Yours groggy from martial music WILL CopyrlRlit ;