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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 21, 1928, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the Home 1alr tonight and Sunday slowly ris ing temperature su DAILY TIMES AND MASON CITY TOITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONA NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JAN VOL XXXV P1VB WHEREDID SHE GO er Is Dead in Busy 24 Hours Planned for Cosgrave in Chicago n J 7 13 V President Impressed President Green Train Journey Repeal Would Bring Temperance From New York CHICAGO Jan William T Cosgrave president of the execu MIAMI Jan ZLlADOr Ue council of eanized labors demand for a per and his party attached cent beer plank in the platform of the street station In a private i ca major political parties IB aimed only to theTwentieth Century at the Volstead act and does not seek iculO oclock today and we repeal of the eighteenth amendment a welcoming throng of to the constitution says William area persons and a suard ot mor bo wa met by an mad that beer be made Udlal reception commUtee appointed a political issue which grew out of a by Mayor Thompson all Baring top plea the United Brewery hats Cheers went up from the crow before tho executive council ot the the party toft the am and mem 1 1 Committee Says No Na tion Has Right to Interfere beer Is not Intoxicating Green sus of handled under government ion at reasonable prices would tor it made iti was to Former Employe of Pub lisher Held for Attempt at Extortion LYNN Jan developments today in the investiga tion of charges by Frederick W En bootleg prices Just about of the committee tation wearing a big Raccon iOrmlSLiy V I Hng man the great mass of the peo coat either maldng bad home brew or uylng The council also heard reports on resistance of miners in tho Penn Ijflylvanla coal fields to the terms of ifered by coal operators following fail of the Miami wags conference 1 EN JOYS TRAIN TRIP ii a if It was that irces warfare Icarethan has been spent for lumber alone in this pro igram it ABOARD TWENTIETH CENTURA LIMITED EN ROUTE TO CHICA GO Jan longest con tinubus railroad Journey he has ever writJit newspaper publisher that four men had attempted to extort 000 from him under penalty of death were announced by police who said that Mesit El Jah second man to be arrested admitted he and a com panion had planned to blackmail two prominent residents ot this city one of them a millionaire El Jah formerly employed by wright to conduct a fortune telling column In tho Boston Telegram now defunct was booked on charges of assault with Intent to murder kid naping and blackmail He was arrested after long question Ing and after he had voluntarily sur lKS ST JOHN SMITH NORTHAMPTON Mass From Smith college where she was a rreslinmn student Mlsa Frances St John Smith daughter ot n New York family of means has vanished without a truce Tho mystery is deeper because Bho is tlio second Smith student In less than three years to disappear on Friday tho Well Known Engineer Is to Be Laid to Rest at West Point NEW YORK Jan Gen George W Goethals builder ot tho Panama canal died at his apart ment today announcement was made By a son who said that his father had been ill for several months Inter ment will be at West Point j His two sons and his wife were at HAVANA Jan dcclar bedsldo when death came ation against international Interfer Tho nnturo of his Illness was not ence in the affairs of another country algciOsed but those closely associated has been written Into a statement of wltrl in business said ho had been rinciples by the public committee on gcliously ill for two months and that nternational law of tho panAmerican hopo for his recovery had been aband onference The declaration also several weeks ago His Illness makes recognition of De Facto gov aifl not become generally known until S rnments obligatory Whether this vould bring into public debate tho policies of tho United States In Latin America was being discussed by ob servers today Continued His Profession After his retirement from active service with the army he dropped out Cosgrave The first Frederick cherished desire m m Chicago Store Owners in Joint Protest Against Traffic Ruling CHICAGO Chi cago No Parking ordinance effec tive In the downtown business section has brot almost unanimous condemna tion from loop merchants Two hundred and 50 of them yester day gave their views to tho traffic committee ot the city council D F Kelly president of the Fair said busi ness is virtually at a standstill Tle number of customers at the Fair cigai store has decreased 200 daily since the ordinance went Into effect lie said Marshall Field and company still are investigating R F Starr told the com mitteo but If I wero forced to ex press an opinion he added I would Bay tho law Is seriously hurt Ing the business oc loop J K Blatcliford secretary of the Chicago Hotel Mens association said the ordinance is driving people away from the hotels and The aver age shop he said has lost daily since tthe ordinance went Into effect Out town visitors are staying L J L T OToole of Henrlci3 restaurant said that unless there came Immediate relief there would be a general exod us of loop tenants to outlying districts May 1 Albert Hocfelfl operating eight loop reported the worst business since the war Restoration of the or dinance providing half hour parking was the remedy merchants suggest ed 1 ViDlL Mr Cosgrave landed In New York yesterday setting foot for the first time on American soil and barely three hours afterwards was speeding on his 900milo trip westward for a 4 hour stay in Chicago His first day In the United States was crammed with numerous impressions of Am erica and Americans to whom he comes on an announced mission of good will Recounts His Impressions His first trip on an American rail was spent for the most part in his impressions to his col eagucs In the free state government who are accompanying him as well In storing up others while he pd out of the window this crack New YorkChicago flyer With Mr Cosgrave were Desmond Fitzgerald minister of defense Jo seph Walshe secretary of the depart ment of external affairs DIarmuid OHegarty secretary of the executive council and T A Smlddy free state minister to Washington A welcoming delegation of Chlcagoans also was aboard tho private car furnished the foreign visitors Shies From Politics Only when ho was askedabout po litical affairs in Ireland England or rendered to Boston police man to be arrested was Dutton 25 Enwrights chauffeur who vas held in default ot bond on like charges IFraiik L Bodge of Sahant whose liadidentified as the place where he was held picked El Jah out of n police lineup as the man who sat in an auto mobile outside of Ma homo last Wed nesday night while a second man named as negotiated for the rental of tho place The names of the two Lynn persons who El Jnh was said to hnvo told police he Intended to blackmail were not revealed by police The committee recommended the public eye to a great extent principle that but continued as consulting engineer No stato may intervene In thu inwith offices in New York t ternnl affairs of another I He was one of tho principal advisors Government Is to recognized 1 Oj tno port of New York authority whenever It fulfills tho following con1 during the construction ot the Holland eitions vehicular tunnel He also was an ad authority with a visor of the port authority In its other probability of stability and including bridges now beini lion tho orders ot which government between Stnten Island and New particularly as regards taxes andljerscy and the proposed bridges military service are accepted by the Voss the Hudson to Fort Lee N J inhabitants GEN G Vf AUNT HET By Robert QuiHen the United States did the 47 year old head of tho Irish free state decline to commit himself His reticence dis appeared when he was asked to talk about his trip This train journey long tho it may be Isnt tiring me a bit Its all too interesting Those cities and towns wovo passed thru for Instance with tlielr signs of Industry and prosperity And then your American wooden houses which Ive been looking at out tho window How do they withstand your winters A source of wonder to him was the altsteel railroad cars with their com fortable interiors and the huge fiteAm engines that thundered westward with a long train of cars at a speed of moro than 70 miles nn hour nt times Another source of Interest was fur nished by newspapers Will Visit Washington Toxir papers givepeople a lot for their money Just look at the size of them I shouldnt he surprised If you couldnt buy the newsprint paper alone for two or three cents And your American reporters I have found to ho very much on the go and Ive enjoyed meeting Mr Cossravo and hin party plan to leave Chicago at noon Sunday for Washington where they will spend four days Belief That Sandino Was Wounded Is Held by U S Marine Officers MANAGUA Nicaragua Jan from Ocotnl today in dicated the possibility that the rebel general Augusllno Sandino was wounded in the airplane bombardment ot his stronghold at El Chlpoto last Sunday Confirmation of reports that Sandino was dead and buried was lacking Tho latest advices as to Sandino forwarded by the marine garrison al Ocotnl said information receiveij from Nicaragua into tho town was that Sandino was wounded in the lieacl and shoulder and was attended by a Mexican doctor His wounds wero stated to be serious Col Robert H Dunlap United States marine corps arrived here nnd will probably go to Ocotal and estab lish ills headquarters in tho region Tho U S S Ogallala arrived at the Port of Corlnto with marines and sup plies Chinese Aviator to Accompany American on SAN Maj Tien Lai Huang of the aviation force ot theChinese nationalist army announced here today that he had asked Col Charles Lindbergh to Join him in piloting a trlmotored mono plane from San Francisco to Shanshta n June or July of this year The trip vould be made by way of Honolulu nd Midway Island Other members of the party woulil bo Floyd Bennett famed as pilot for Commander Richard Byrd and Har old Lynch former flying Instructor of Lindbergh the Chinese flyer asserted Major Huang arrived hero yeatet day by piano from the east enroute to China He said ho was taking a ship ment ot aix American built planes to his government after which he ex pected to return to America and mak to discharge preex isting international obligations to contraetfvothers and to respect the established by International last April that theae principles bo incorporated In treaty torni Objection to this was raised however and the recommendation of the points in principle was approved They will ba submitted thus to the conference final preparations for tha transPa cific hop Declaring that he had known Col onel Lindbergh personally for the lust three years Maj Huang ex pressed his confidence of obtaining the formers consent to Join the ex pcdition It aint hard to win ar guments with your hus band nftcr you learn to sigh aa answer him in a patient mother tone o Stinson on NonStop ChicagoTampa Flight CHICAGO Jan Stinson Detroit hopped off from mun icipal airport hero today for a non stop flight to Tnmpa Fla He was nc companies In a biff StlnsonDetroitei ship by Kern Way of the Stinson com pany and J Kiric of Tampa The air plane took the air at a m Visits Friends Bristow BRISTOW Jan C II Smith Milwaukee has been visitingold friends hero for severa days The GlobeGazette Offers Booklet on How to Get Ahead Every man or woman who works thru a normal lifetime earns many thousands of dollars Yet only one out of 100 dies rich nnd only three out of 100 die In comfortable cir cumstances Only 15 out of 100 eavo any money or insurance or property whatever The rest die and to great extent live poor What becomes of nil they earn Most people do not snow Host peoplo do not know how to manage their money how to make it serve them best How to Get Ahead Is a 32page booklet compiled by experts and showing how to handle your In come bo it small or large Simple facts any ono can understand which will help mnke life more happy for those who read It With tables charts budget and ac count pages Lindberghs Plane Is Ready for New Flights COION Panama Jan Tho Spirit ot St Louis today awaited the return of its pilot Col Charles A Lindbergh Tho flyers return from a hunting trip in the region around David some 00 miles from here was expected but his future plans wers not re vealed In some tiuarters It was said that ho would spend some time tarpon fishing at a nearby resort after his return from David before continuing his flight It was not considered likely that he vould try to make the mile hop o tomorrow those most interested sayine ho would prob ably hop off Jlondny From Caracas 10 will go to St Thomas Haiti Porto Rico Havana and then to his homo port o St Louis Mrs Hans Thompson Dies After Brief Illness Follow ing Club Meeting FOREST CITY Jan Han Thompson 75 years old a plonee of this city was found dea n bed about 11 oclock last night b icr husband Mrs Thompson had been in attend ancc nt a meeting of the Art Guil during the afternoon nnd upon reacl ing home complained of not feelin well She retired early and was no seen again until her husband wen into tho room and found her dead The time for the funeral has n been announced The Thompsons came here in 183 Afr Thompson has been In the furn ture business here for 40 years She survived by her husband and on daughter Mrs Richard Boyd Kno Funeral on Tuesday General Goethals Is survived by hi idow Mrs Etflo Rodman Goettuua inei two sons Col George H Gocthal nd Dr Thomas Goethals Mrs n daughterof the ass Funeral services wl be held in the mpel of tho military academy at Vest Point N at 3 p m Tucd j Tho name Maj Gen George Washington tuethala will be recorded n history ns the man who accom lishcd one of the greatest feats of ngineerlng and construction since the Sgyptlans completed their mighty the cutting ot this Panama the American forces under Goetlials found on the Isthmus ot Panama tho remains of many years toll by several French companies who had attempted to mg the canal what canal While the latter accomplished was of little If any aid to those who finally crowned their efforts with almost un dreamed of success It was the Ingenuity persistence and brains of the army engineers the remarkablo efficiency of the the tin usual organizing ability possesseaby Goothals that did In less than a de cade tho experts of other na tions declared could never he dono Appointed by Roosevelt General Goethals was appointed President Roosevelt In 1DOS to take over the work of digging a canal across the Isthmus Previously several TURN TO PAGE 16 Dr Agler Satisfied With Lone Dollar Altho He Sued for A jury ot six men and Blx women decided tliat Dr F S Agler was dam aged to the extent ot by the de famatory letter written by Miss Kath erlno Floy This was the verdict returned by Jury at 10 ociocK Saturday after an all night deliberation The doctor claimed that tho letter damaged him to extent ot Tho Jury gave Miss Floy nothing in her counter claim against the doctor for alleged seduction Jurtgo Kepler Presided The verdict was returned betore Judge M H Kepler who had presided during tho trial and was read by lira Arlien Blumenstlel Harrln deputy county clerk In open court The plaintiff Blood outside the court room when tho verdict was read and did not learn ot it until told later The defendant was not present but was represented by her attor neys It A MO9 This is not a sufficient verdict for tho said J a Robinson at lornoy for the doctor when Inter viewed after the announcement of jury findings Iloctor Was Satisfied Tho doctor however atatod that he was satisfied in not having tho Jury ASKED AND GOT FOR THIS Her4 is the lettter written by Frederic J Ilnslcln Director Tho Mason City GlolieGiuetto Information liurcnti C I enclose lierewitli SIX CENTS In stamps or cnin for a copy of flio hoolilct HOW TO GET AHEAD Sfnto LOCAL GlobeGazette weather figures for 2 hour period ending at oclock n M Sat mvlay Friday 8 above 1 Iwlow 1 below If there Ixiwrsl Friday At Saturday lust when It looked as might bo i minimum temperature ot 8 0110 dngrccs below zero tho north west wind which hart brot a blast of cold out of tho Dakotns nnd Alberta gave way to a southwest breeze And the downward course of the index in tho government ther mometers was checked Tho Him and tho southwest wind wero both on the Job Saturday Corenoon ville Minneapolis Airline by Way of Mason City Is Discussed at C R CEDAR RAPIDS Jan lans to put tho proposedair mall from Mollne to Minneapolis y way of Cedar Rapids and Mason City into operation by nprlng wero considcicd here yesterday at a mect ng of local and Waterloo business en Committees from Waterloo and Cecitho ar two of the stops planned will preparereports on the trade ter ritory the air line would serve tofieth er with train schedules and the chair men will go to Washington to present the data to tho postoffice department If the scheme Is approved local sponsors of tho route advocate letting the bills and starting work immediate ly English Politician Bemoans Arms Conference Failure PLYMOUTH Jan Sir Herbert Samuel chairman of tho liberal party organization today de clared that in his judgment the fail lure of tho Geneva arms conference ivns the worst thing that lias hap pened Hlnco tho World war Rejected SenatorElect Is Waiting to Get Opinions of His Friends DWIGHT Jan Frank L Smith is going to take his time about planning action to gain the seat in the United States senate which that body has denied him Theres no great he said upon Ills return from Chicago conferences with Governor Small Mayor Thomp son and other republican party lead era and theres nothing to say for publication Smiths friends seemed to be agree that the Dwlght banker would figh for his senate seat if It took the en lire six year term to which he was elected The impression party leaders have received Is that Smiths Immediate plan la to consider the views and ad vice of hla intimate friends as well ns gain the opinion of other members of the republican party Governor Small In his statement yesterday made It clear that the state ot Illinois regards Smith as hiiv Icgnlly chosen and that he would talce no steps either to make Smith an appointive senator or to e other moves to givo the sttite two senate representatives to which It Is entitled Asifte from the statement by Gov ernor Small there has been no com ment from the princlpnls Involved Smith party leaders or Snmuel In sull utilities bond whose contribu tions to the Smith campaign fun started the InvestiRation which ende in the senates thumbs down vote Congressmen Decided to Support Farm Bill as Now Drafted WASHINGTON Jan Announcement that five members of tho bouso from Kansas had agreed not to insiut on an fee In farm legislation was made today by Representative Strong republican ot that state Ho said tbo Kansans had deolfled to support any bill renortctl by the house agriculture committee Tho equalization is tbo main jioint In tho McXaryIl gen bill It would levy n sum on farm ommoclities to assist in handling corn urpiuscs We of the Kansas delegation be cve in the equalization fee but ngre iat llttlo hope of Its enactment b ongrcss can ho held at tills session trong said This In because of th ttltude taken by President CoolIclR n Ills veto of the McNaryHaugen bl aat ore unanimous In our desire fr arm relief It our contention tha vo would not be acting in good fait f we Insisted on thnt vould moke It less likely for fare egislation to be enacted That Is why VQ are changing our WEATHER OUTLOOK For tho upper Mississippi nnd lower Missouri valleys and the northern and central great plains seasonable tem peratures much of week anil mostly fair except that precipitation may occur toward close Will Rogers KBV WEST Jan 20 Talking about visiting nnd welcomes Dont forget our guest tho president of Ireland Hn is n gieat fellow and if his welcome hfio is ns cmdial as his gives to Americans his tour will ho Show him a time Jimmy Wiilker Ill keep Hcf lln off Youra WITT HOGKItS Copyright 3 Atcler asked and received the sum of Jlby a Jury verdict should know Dr Agler Is a drunkard and dope fiend and is not Itmentally to care tor his patients should not be given credit will ne ver be able to pay what he has al ready borrowed He lost nil his practice In Mcscrvey nnd went to the wall He is a very poor doctor He uses drugs thdt are harmful lor instance among old people he has a great hobby of giving an ar senlo preparation to pep them up and In a short time while under his care these old folks drop off He no doubt has laid away some of your old residents by tills time Dr Agler uses liquor and Is under the influences of It every day Dr Agler Is also n dope fiend Was so saturated with booze that it took a week to sleep it off Dr Aglor left hero suddenly and very llttlo was known about his where abouts tor somo time Shortly be fore he left ons of our best husky men died simply because the doctor failed to glvo him tetanus vaccine Ho also killed ono of our finest young women with small elec tric machine because he didnt un derstand Rumor of Disaster at Sea Starts When Hospital Ship Leaves Ian The 17 S H Helief naval hospital ship assigned to duty at Saix Pedro jarbor steamed out of port early to day leaving a large part of her crew ashore which save rise to rumors ot a disaster in the hattlo fleet maneuver off San ClcmcMito Island Officials nt tho navy basin lentec that any S O R mestuigcs had comi from the fleet or that any wireles orders had bpon received by the Ue lief nitho she left a number of he men ashore in her apparently hurrid departure Wives of officers and rnrn of th baltlo floet In a turmoil of worry an speculation lnsloKfd thenaval anthoi itiea for Information Ind any damages against him on tha eduction allegation Of course its a very good verdict or sakt Mr Moe counsel for Iiss Floy Both parties were given 20 days In vhlch to file a motion for another tri al nn notion which it appeared was not likely to be taken Tho case went to tho Jury Friday evening at oclock Jurors worked until a late hour Friday night and roso early Saturday mornlnpr to con tinue tho battle of arriving at a hajr monious decision Oscar Hunt Foreman Oscar Hunt 1044 West was chosen foreman The other mem bers of the jury were Eilwln Mylire and John Fankell Haa lontown Gcorgo Chrlstenscnd Rock alls Anna Frcderlckson Clear M Olson Ventura Irene Kolvik 15 North Washington avenue Jennie Laplcs 110 Ninth street northwest lary Barragy 212 Fourth street orthwest Gladys Shcpard 115 Tenth trect northwest Barbara K Glle 322 irth street northwest nnd M A Tarpslcr 207 North Pennsylvania venue The jury verdict brings to a close no of the most sensational cases of his character ever tried In Cerro iordo county In it was revealed the derstand or speak Spanish ho slioul have been nblo to Kt a partial vac tion nt Jcnst from JiiB brief trip t Oily Press Citizen tory of 11 romance between a small own doctor nntl n farm pirl waf vrocked by a strange acrleH of events xntl circiimKlnncos Inrolileil His riiiiosopliy An entire series of lnvo letters wore cad in open court In tlirse tho doc tor unfolded bis philosophy of life He tolil her that man was by nature lygamous thnt ho could not marry her Slio in turn told of munUations wlih tho spirit of his who had died In 1017 The woman mlmlltcil writing the tlpfnttintory letter lint wantotl mitiga tion on Kiounds of hysteria because sho allesod ha seduced her and broke a promiso to marry her Later TUHN 10 PAGE 2 ;