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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 23, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Unsettled tonight and Tuesday Snow probable except rain or snow In southeast portion Somewhat colder Tuesday AND MASON CITY North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the Home VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JAN 23 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 91 War on Flyer Wants Someone to Double for Him at Receptions BULLETIN FRANCE FIELD CRISTOBAL Canal Zone Jan Charles A Lindbergh anfl Ills fam ous Spirit of St Louis today gave a convincing demonstration that they are both fit The colonelsaid so himself after giving his plane atest this morn ing during which ho did many stunts much to the delight of a i crovyd which had gathered at the field eager to see the famous firm ot We hack In action in the air The Spirit of St Louis hart been overhauled luring tho colonels hunting nnd fishing trip last week and Mechanic Russell Vorhees of tlio Wright factory found that only a set of new exhaust valves needed CRISTOBAL Canal Zone Jan eagerness of LatinAmerica to do honor to Col Charles A l4Jid bergh has brot him to a point where he Is very nervous Col Arthur Fisher commandant France Tho Lone Eagle may crack under tho Colonel Fisher said The statement regarding Lind berghs nervous condition was made after he had returned with every out fvard evidence good health from a week of recreation in the tropical of Panama Ho went there utter completing some miles of yhis goodwill trip and acontinuous wound of functions in seVen New Kind of Loudspeaker Tried Out the of St Louis wai ady tocarry him onto South Amer ca it WAS announced that Lindbergh ould take several days more of rest fore setting out for Cargagenal and larranquilla Colombia Friday The good will flyer Is understood to have expressed awish that someone ouble for him In tho social engage nents his flight calls Jor He Is will ajy to do tho flying and according Colonel Fisher is only nervous nvhen on the ground and not when In air It was on the vacation trip the first extended one the Lone Eagle has had Binco leaving Washington on Dec 33 that Lindberghs nervous condition became apparent to his companion Colonel Fisher declared Lindbergh was unable to sit still read or rest It was stated Takes Horseback Ride N On Christmas day while Lindbergh was in iiexlco City It was noted that when left alono ho frequently picked up books in the library Ambassador Morrow as to read them and then put them down again shortly From Colombia Lindbergh intends to fly to Caracas Venezuela Then he will go to St Thomas Santo Domingo Haiti Porto Kico and Cuba Lindbergh spent the first day after his return from the mountains on the bay in a launch nnd taking a horse bacae to the old Spanish fortress y Lorenzo Device Will Make Address Heard to Million Over Mile Square Area NEW YORK Jan possibilities for outdoor audiences were in prospect today scientific echo consisting of an ordinary telephone and a loudspeak er threw a human voice one mile across tho Hudson river In an experi ment by engineers of the Bell Tele phone laboratories The demonstration waa designed to prove that tho newly developed loud speaker would enable per sons in an area up to a mile away to hear public addresses or other re productions of sound In a test of the device R W King engineer in charge ot tha demonstra tion stood with a party on a bluff in Hoboken on the New Jersey shore and spoke Into a telephone Instru ment connected with the loud speaker which was on top of the Belt labora tories building a mile away In lower Manhattan Hello Schwartz can you hear me He said quietly Five seconds elapsed Then boom Ing across the river the little party heard the voice returned Hello Schwartz Can you hear me Turning to the group King laughed triumphantly In five seconds enor mously magnified a hearty Ha Ha Ha returned across the river from the loud speaker Hello ferryboat signal If you hear called King and tha request was repeated from the loudspeaker There wag v toot from the whistle one A President and a Mayor Meet Admiral Plunkett Claims Two Nations Headed for Trouble WASHINGTON Jan proposals before congress for a great er navy and recent predictions of an other war over commerce constitute sheer madness in the opinion of Senator Borah republican Idaho and duplicate the Insane policy that marked A n g 1 oAgerman relations prior to tlio world war Attacking as mischievous to the last degree the recent recommenda tion Admiral Charles IT Hughes chief of naval operations for virtually a billion dollar navy and the state ment Saturday attributed to Hear Admiral Charles P Plunkett com mandant the BrooKlyn navy yard that a war with Great Britain over commerce is Inevitable the chairman ot the senate foreign relations com mitteo In a statement last night said AH this is a part of a wellorgan ized plan to prepare the public mini for a naval race A limited numbe of cruisers to help police our com merco can bo justified But this pro gram together with the wild and ex cited statements about war Is slice Resident of Ackley Dies in Des Moines Hospital ACKLEY Jan Hannal Elmmerman 45 a life long resident 01 this town died at 11 oclock Sunday night in a Des Moines hospital She had been 111 with paralysis for sever Rl months The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 oclock at the Firs Evangllcal church and burial will tak place In the Ackley cemetery She I survived by three slaters and fou brothers AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I tried hirin a servant once but there aint no satisfaction in it unless you can make up your mind not to care a rap whether things is done right or Toman Testifies Girl Had Said She Thot She Was Going to Die CEDAR RAPIDS Jan ho trial of Dr Jesse L Cook Ox 3rd Junction accused of second de ree murder in connection with the eath of Eva Thompson alleged to ave died from an Illegal operation loved rapidly to a close today The state rested its case this morn g following which a motion by de ense counsel for a directed verdict ncauittal was denied by Judge F Anderson When court recessed at noon the de ense had introduced three witnesses wo whom testified that Miss hompson may have been responsible or her own death Mrs Sarah Cram ixford Mills testified the girl was il hen she came to her last August ut did not tell tho cause She said she was afraid to remain lone In the homo and asked permis Ion of Mrs Cram to spend the after oon with her Ford Cram husband he witness corroborated his wifes estlmony in part Mrs Cram also testified she had re elved a letter from Miss Thompson vhlle she was visiting In Esthervllle ast fall In which she wrote she feared ihe was going to die Samuel Carring on of Oxford Junction testified he lad seen the letter to Mra Cram The defense may finish today In which case the action may reach the ury tomorrrow NEW New York Times today quotes Rear Admiral Charles P Plunkett com mandant of the Brooklyn navy yard is denying that he predicted war with rent Britain I dont remember what I did ho Times quotes the admiral as say ng You go got the Record you will see what I said and you will get something worth while My remarks tvere taken down stenographlcally I am not in the habit of predicting war Preparedness In my mind and the mind oC all other navy and army men leads to peace andnot to The stenographic record of the ad mirals address was not available London Ilays Story LONDON Jan patches tcllinff the speech Saturday by Rear Admiral Charles T Plunkett commandant of the Brooklyn navi yard In which ho was quoted as pre dieting war between the United States and Its commercial competitors arc prominently displayed in todays news papers Tho Star gave it a first page streamer headline ng a sensationa speech by American whil tho News editorial says these straws show the way the wind blows and tin views of a rear admiral of the Amer an navy may Indicate the direction in hfch tho thots of a section of thi merican people la After nil whats the fuss about 50 nany prohibition agents falling to pass brain tests Courier THE LOCAL GloheGnzette weather figures for 2 hour period ending at a m Mon day HiKheBt Simclny 38 west Sunday At Monday Morning I For like period ending at a m Sunday Maximum 2 Minimum 1 With two moro days unusually warm weather for January thli month which In supposed to bo tin coldest of tho year was losing its las chances for any claim to distinction on grounds ferocity The wind wa out of the south Saturday and Sunday but Monday morning It had shiftec around Into the cast The sun was o the Job and moro molting wcathe seemed probablo The GlobeGazette Offers Booklet About Success With Money Everybody earns some money but very few know what to do with It after they have It It just slips thru their You need not be a miser In order to get ahead In tho world Knowl edge about money how to spend It to get full value for It to save without scrimping to make every cent really serve you for you will push you forward toward success This 32pago booklet from our Washington Information bureau Is recommended to every ono who earns money much or little It Is called How to Get Ahead and la full ot simple clearly stated facts about how to handle your money to best advantage No matter how littlo you earn learn what to do with It Use tho coupon Stand of Illinois Man Is Cause of Discussion in Committee WASHINGTON Jan O Lowdons advocacy the arm relief equalization fee gave a po tlcal turn today to tho tavm baai before the house agriculture ommittee The name of the former Illinois fov rnor whose friends are Becking tho epublican presidential nomination foi im was brot into tho hearing by Representative Aswell Louisiana anklng democrat on tho committed There was applause in the commlttei room when tho name waa spoken fo owed by a quickening ot Intores among spectators as tho Loulsian member sought to develop further Mr Lowdens present views Aswell asked A II Stone Mlsslssip pi vice president of the Staple Co ton growers cooperative asaociatio whether he believed with Lowde that farm relief legislation should i elude essentially an equalization foe Stone replied that tho fee Is tl best provision ever yet evolved Some Soloiis vVant Return of Soldiers preign Relations Committee to Consider Protests at Early Meeting WASHINGTON Jan oniito leaders of both parties have eclared open season again on the ad linistraUong Nicaraguan policy Vitli the return of President Cooldge rom Havana where ho addressed the unAmerican conference a truce un or which the sonata retrained from ay action that might embarrass the xecutive has ended Aside from senatorial comment that ay come early in the week the irst definite step Js expected to be aken on Wednesday when the foreign elations committee will examine the of resolutions before It touched an the Nlcaraguai situation how the pouate will get Into he luestion remains in doubt bo ts membership Is divided Into severa groups with confKotng views as t what should be done about LatinAm erlcan relations Opinion la Divided Republican independents are urging a full investigation of the episode with a view to returning Am erican marines to their home stations while administration senators are Presii3cntwillilini Tl CoSeiOte pf with Mayor James New York city the mayor to Dublin last year Tho hnml was playing national nntliem at the moment the simp was made Prestilent Xnscrnvo ins arrived to tlinnli tho American people lor their support nnrt to arrange a loan with bankers Yl GEN SANDINO rlarines Begin Long Hike to Battle Rebel in Mountains MANAGUB Nicaragua Jan reinforcements num jering men today were enronte o tho state of Nueva Segovia to take the field against Augustino Sandino rebel leader now operating In that section Mountain batteries artillery In fact everything necessary to carry on mod ern warfare to dislodge tho Sandino followers from their mountain fast nesses where they havo been larasstng marine outposts were taken along The marines left tho city of Leon yesterday on their hike which must to made on foot tru mountainand jungle regions to northern Nicaragua The march will require at least eight days The long column of troops fur nished nn imposing spectacle for NIc araguans as hundreds of oxcarts loaded with supplies and ammunition passed out of tho city With marine trucks columns of troops and tho official cars in steady procession thru Leon the city ns sumcd a distinctly warlike appear ance The Nicarngunn government authorities have received reports that a considerable number of men from tho east coast have been passing the Acoyapa headwaters of tho Kama river on their way to join Sandinos forces These men according to report nro armed with rifles accord report are armed with rifles formerly owned by tho government IANT PLANE handle the surplus but added that he thot clause could be drafted ns to remove administration objections anfl avert another veto by President Coolldee Ho lauded Lowden as a frJpnd of the and approved his liowdenwho wasIn Washington yesterday has been quoted as saying he would prefer no farm relief leg islation this session rather than pas sage of a bill without an equaliza tion tee This position will be usad by members of tho bousefarm bloc to discourage further defections from tho supporters of the equalization tee SuperHawk Will Be Ex pected to Ascend to Alti tude of Eight NEW YORK Jan Herald Tribune says that the Curtlt Aeroplane and Motor company has been commissioned by the army air corps to build a fighting piano ca pable operating at an altitude of eight miles This new superhawk as the plane will be named would be capable of maneuvering at a greater height than tho present worlds altitude record oJ feet Five planes of the new type are In cluded in the order placed vlth tho Curtis company A supercharger driver by tho ex laust will be used to give tho motor he necessary oxygen at high Bill udes while oxygen bottles for the pilots use arc to be Included as part of tho stock equipment of tho planes Frederic J Hasttln Director Tho Mason City CloneGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I enclose herewith SIX CENTS in stamps or coin for a copy of the booklet HOW TO GET AHEAD Street City Stnto Clews in Search for Smith College Girl Growing Cold NORTHAMPTON Jan 23 AP The hopo that flared momen tarily when reports placing Miss Francis St John Smith missing Smith college freshman In Paris reached here last night flickered out today as news came that the girl In question had proved to be a New York City young woman who had no con nection with the case Investigators who for more than a week hfLVo conducted a wide spread search for the daughter of the wealthy St Joha Smith New York broker wore admittedly at loss for new clews The reward offered by the distracted parents seemed only to have resulted in Tin increase of crank letters reports from all over tho eastern part of the country have failed to produce a authentic fact and ns far us anxious to leavo the situation as it to stands now Tho latter course however would not satisfy Chairman Borah of tlto for eign relations committee or some of tho democratic leaders Senator Borah believes the senate should pursue an investigation that SSVPSt rjgtfuctl v understanding between republics AHho the Idaho senator said In a statement last night that tho facts of tho Nicaraguan situation nre pretty well known other members of the committee such as Swanson Vir ginia and Pltlmnn of Nevada demo crats believe tlio committee first he advised officially of the agreements made between the admin istration and Nicaraguan leaders Might Cull Kellogg They would have the Information isgruntled Members Ask Distribution of Con ference Honors BUIXrETIN HAVANA Jim A vigorous iittack against high tariffs in InlorAinorlean trade and against the principle of ns scsshiK Iheso so us to equalize he cost ot production was delivered this morning nt a committco meet Ing of tho punAmerican confer ence by Honurlo Iuoyrreiloh head ol thu Argentine delegation and ambassador at Washington Ho Ifitliireil that this practice wnrUod on tho grievous homage of friendly panAmerican relation ships and violated the original purposo f punAmericanism Scnnr 1ncyrrciloii did not men tion tho United Stales in his Miiwh waa prepared in gLiirral terms lmt Homo of tho ilclcKitlcs were of tho opinion that in Knnio measure tho American iariff act was aimed at HAVANA Jan Dissatis faction In various LatinAmerican countries with the operation of the PanAmerican union crystallized to day in B weeping1 reform proposals Threo delegations prepared tho pro points for presentation to the com mittee of PanAmerican union affaire of tho PanAmerican congress Mexico Peru and Argentina an nounced they would toko the lead In the matter with amendments which would remove the ground for accusa tion that the PanAmerican union Is oo rtirectfy the United States Honario Pueyrredon chairman of the Argentine delegation and ambassa dor to Washington said he had a scheme for sweeping reforms but would not reveal it before laying H before the committee Ha said how ever that ho had no dcsro to see tho sent of tho union from Washington Mexico Outlines Flans All ho would state about his plant come from Secretary Kellogg who UM lhey were constructive and probably will bo Ilio first witness blscd on many yenra activity and called the committee decides to conj slll1jr ng a of the governing duct an Inquiry that his committee had not yet formiilniod a program loiich Ing tho subjects Chairman Borah said The congress is I ho warmaking power and is necessarily Interested n all matters hat relate to use of tho army and the navy Tho cnmmlt does not desire to investigate mere ly to embarrass but it does not de sire cither to Hhlrk Its duty In the can be determined Miss Smith has never been seen since she left her room a week ago last Friday Hill Prosecution to Question Flight to Coast After Murder OTTAWA Jan story ot young Harry Hills flight to Seattle his capture there nnd return to face trial for his lifo for matricide was a bit of evidence tho prosecution planned to adduce today to combat his plea of not guilty Young Hill disappeared from Stroator when It became publicly known that tho Irndy of his mother bearing several bullet wounds had been found burled In the basement ot their home William Robb SSrcator chief police was the witness thru whom tho stale Intended to reveal to tlie Jury what it called guilty conduct but which tho defense contended was fear ot Incrlmination altho innocent Zwingle Slayers Are Taken to Penitentiary FORT MADISON Jan Leonard Cota 18 of Altoona ind Howard Kramer 19 of Malta who confessed slaying Mrs Elizabeth McKitrlck of Zwingle Iowa nst fall wero committed to stato pris on here yesterday to servo life sen tences Kramer requested authorities to notify his family In his sentence hut Cota had nothing to Bay They wero sentenced at Dubuqu on pleas of COMING Wednesday An Enthralling Love Story THE OUTER GATE By OCTAVUS ROY COHEN Dont Miss It In the GlobeGazette YANKS KSLL 3 Three Men Found Hacking Fourth to Death U S Marine Hurt MANAGUA Nicaragua Jan Nlcarnguans were killed today In a fierce fight near Grannda ivlth an American sailor and a marine who had attempted to come to the rescue ot a fourth Nlcaraguan being tacked to death with machetes L F Newton United States navy killed tho three Nlcaraguans after his companion Hnrold I Crowell first sergeant United States marine corps nad been attacked nnd severely cut on tho hands with machettes by his assailants In their account tho fight the men said that they wero horseback riding near Granada when thtsy sud denly came upon thrco men attack Ing a fourth with machetes They dismounted with tho intent of disarm ing tho attackers nnd the three Nicaraguans who by this time hac killed tho fourth turned on them Body of Panama Canal Build er Is Taken to West Point for Services NEW TORK Jan iody of MaJ Gen George W Gootlials builder of tho Pnnama canal will be sent today to West Point where funer n services will bo held tomorrow in the cadet chapel lUirial will bo in the historic cemetery overlooking the Hudson Tho services at West Point h read by the Rev H Percy Silver for nierly chaplain at West Pniut and friend or the Ctoethnls family Tho funeral escort will consist o IJ company U S corps of cadets the nmpnny he general commandoi vhcn he was a cadet at West Iolnt ind tho West Point detachment which ho cormminded raptain 1SOS lo 1000 board of the union Perus delegation declined also tr mnko public their suggestions In ad vance of presentation Tlio Mexican proposal would affect tho present organization tho union In four vital aspects of a governing board elected by the various govern onts for tho present board consist g of their ambassadors to Washing in and the United States secretary I state Tills presumably Is In nded to avoid the possibility thai cmbnrs of thn hoard come too deeply nder tho shadow the state depart out with which they conduct theli usiness Would Roluio Clialrnianship rule specifically stating iat the chairmanship is to bo bo all countries In alphabetical rdfr oC tho post of dl instead of tho present ermanent directorgeneral as called or by the present contltution the director eneral to hold any other political insts no matter In tho Interests o vhat government unless these wert f a purely educational character Many delegates view tills last pro posal as a rubuko to the United States sinco Dr S Roue president dt Is a United Suites del to thcv conKresH Manly Dnznr Planned Jan local post of tho American Legion plans lo its annual bazar on Feb 15 nnd ill There Is always dancing nnd other en tortnlnment 03 well ns well suppllec booths for this affair Hampton Editor Is Cited for ContemD Jan t faco charges of contempt of court I J Fueling former chairman of tl democratic slate central committc and publisher of tin Now Hainpto Tribune and iho C 1 Gootsin cr of Ionia WMO ordered to apprv in district court hcro today Tl charges are theresult of a statonui in the Hampton Tribune crltici the court and dealing with proc In I lie mator nt tho rrrfivfr of tlie Farmers banl of Dyersvllle Xow thai Riistni hns domnndod lioy rntt on beof Texas will prclubly rotno thru any dny nou with dcmrmil for a boycott on County Ke ers Jan 11 I never like to pick on anybody when they uro down thats why I have lnyeil off tho democrats and for ovur two ycara T have not told a Jolo Florida I knew tho people and T frit sin cerely sorry for them But I have just the stato anil noticed tho tjojiditiiiis down hero now anil my sympathy is getting back to the old envy again With this climnte and this close to GO million people Florida needs tho sympathy OL no one and tho Jokos of no one ran hurt it Uanio puoplo these Floriclhins but you KIII rifCim to lie Rumo when yov know youve gut tho goods Th mayor hero sold Coollduo a while showing him tho city Yours WILTj P ;