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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 24, 1928, Mason City, Iowa TITAQAXT IOWA WEATHER Generally fair tonight ana Wednes day becoming unsettled tomorrow In the extreme east portion colder to night In central and eastern portion much colder in southeast portion slightly warmer tomorrow in west por tion AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES North Iowas Dally Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the Home XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JAN 24 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 92 MOVIES OCCUPY GlobeGazette to Print Famed Authors Serial U S Will Present Plan on InterAmerican Aviation HAVANA Jan mo 1 tion picture as It paints LatlnAmeri today was under tho scrutiny of the PanAmerican congress Apparently voicing the feelings vother delegates the delegation from Salvador presented a resolution deal ing with the sliver screen to the com on Intellectual The resolution asks that moro care exercised in making films for Latin American consumption so that they will not offend Hector Castro of Salvador in pres enting the resolution urged the mem to support It not only to safe guard own interests and feelingc jbut also to bring about production of pictures which would more truly typify the LatinAmericas v Has Aviation Amendments Interest was also focused today on 1 the meeting oE the communications committee by an announcement that the United States delegation would have amendments to Introduce to the raft treaty regarding commercial vlation Henry P Fletcher ambassador to Italy and a delegate said the amend ments would protect the right of the United States to determine what for ign commercial planes should fly rover tho Panama canal the Guanta amo Cuba naval base and other for fied zones He did not think the suggested rmendments materially affected the eneral sense of the treaty Applies to nil planes The treaty as prepared by the May itair J a provision declaring that are allowed to enter into pedal agreements with other coun regarding international aviation plso provides that altho all coun ties may prohibit flying over definite ones for military or other reasons his provision shall ho applied equally to national and foreign planes One United States amendment was to the effect that countries be also illowed to enter into agreements wlti others as to wrhat zones shall be con sidered ortified and therefore pro tibitert to aviation Great interest has been aroused by Oclavus Roy Cohen Departs From Field of Dialect for Fiction BEGINNING Wednesday the Globe Gazette will publish a wonderful love story The Outer Oc tavus Roy Cohen famous magazine and novel writer This story has every element of unforgetable enter tainment drama romance action sus pense that makes it different from anything the GloboGazetto has pub lished OctEivus Roy Cohen was born in Charleston S in 1891 oE a family noted for several generations for its lawyers writers and newspaper edit ors He studied civil at and pursued that profession short time Afterwards he college for Lindy Given Under Water Trip on Sub Aviator Gets Taste of Navi gation Beneath Waves for 40 Minutes COLON Panama Jan and Lcbrlx the French aviators flying from Bnrrnnnull la Colombia landed nt Franco Fielil at a in CRISTOBAL Canal Zone Jan 24 Charles A Lindbergh who has taken many celebrities for their first rido In the air has made his first trip under the water GUEST Birm death reports current since the treaty was discussed in Washington that the ITInited States is determine 1 to place I reservations regarding the clause ap the prohibition to flying over zones to national and V foreign planes 3 Charge U S Control Many LatinAmerican delegates hold that it tho proposal which the United States defended so heartily last May namely that discrimination between foreign and national aviation routes in Central America would be con by the Unted States because of the strategic position of the Panama canal The draft treaty includes a com plete code covering International com aviation defining f lying lights and tile formalities to be followed Prohibits Carrying of Arms Article one established the sover eignty of every country over the air it after declaring that planes belonging to commercal companies in tho contracting governments will have the right of free passage over each others territory Another arti adds that this passage may be prohibited in case of a noncontract ing government Carriage of arms and explosives by private planes is expressly prohibited by the draft convention and even the carriage of photographic apparatus TURN TO PAGE 13 Crowds Below Expected to See Parachute Open in Descent MACON Jan While spectators on the ground anticipating a circus feat waited tor a parachute to open Grantland Irwln 30 ingham plunged to his from an airplane feet in the ail yesterday afternoon Jack Ashcraft veteran pilot who was at the controls of the ship de clared after bringing his plane to earth that Irwins plunge came after two previous attempts to leap from the flying airplane from each of which Ashcraft said hedissuaded him Its all over the pilot quoted Irwin as saying just before he made his third and successful try which hurtled his body to the Central Georgia railroad tracks at Terra Cotta Station near here Those who witnessed the tragedj from tho ground declared that the piano was doing spectacular dips am dives and that it was during thes maneuvers they saw the body of Irwin worked on newspapers In Birming ham Charleston S and In Bayonne N J He Studied Law Mr Cohen returned home to study law in his fathers office and in 1913 was admitted to the bar of South Carolina He practiced law until his marriageto Miss Lopez in 1014 then he began to devote his time ex clusively to writing 3n 131S he sold to The Saturday Evening Post the first ot a series of short stories which series has cen running in that magazine up to ie present time a rathT lengthy cord Mr Cohen has published a number 1 books and has dabbled a trifle with ays He has written about 15 mo on picture stories BarrcdsFrom Service He is strongly Interested in nth ties particularly boxing and foot ill Incidentally during the win e made sixteen formal applications r military service In every branch 1 of which were turned down be auso of a bad knee a relic of his otball days Mr Cohen has two offices built as sort ot vfing to his home iivBlnn start suddenly toward tho ground They expected a parachute to open and bring him safely down they said In company with Commander Ward Worthman of the naval base at Coco Solo the flyer made a trip in a sub marine yesterday staying under tli water for 40 minutes Tho submarine ubmerged in Limon bay In 180 feet f water After submerging the ves el came to tho surface and cruised bout with Lindbergh on the fleck Commander Worthman did not r eal the flyers reaction to his nev xperlence aside from saying ho wa vuch interested in unrtersea naviga ion and the mechanical equipment he submarine Panamans remarlcd today tha ilnflbergh had returned from h lories about three hours in the ornlng and about two hours ever ight immediately after dinner His fice is severely furnished with noth ng arty about it He despises emperament and authors who have Mr Cohen is 5 feet 8 in eight and weighs HI pounds He j rather Inclined to be blond He ays his ambition Is to be some day pood author Headers ot The GlobeGazette wil njoy Ms story Tile Outer or it Is tho story of the love of tw utifiil women for a man who spen hrce years in prison for a crime In lid not commit and stumbled thru ilv ate leading to the outer worltl will litterness and hatred in his heart lunting trip more affable an gracious than before his rest Thi as evident when he did not seek lusion when 300 tourists man irmofl with cameras descended upo he submarine base while he wa there Lindbergh had been warned in a rance of their coming but continue o Inspect the undersea craft with apparent signs of nervousness in th presence of the visitors who stoppe o admiro him emocvatic Committee Is Deadlocked on Details at Houston HOUSTON Jan ontroversy over the proposed endorse ment bf Smith of New York s a presidential candidate has left the louston democratic executive com nitteo deadlocked on other party af afirs After a spirited discussion at a iommlttee session last night part of he members today claimed Governor Smith had been endorsed while others nsisted he had not George R Woods chairman ot the committee and city manager in giving his version said ho had approved the neetlns at tho suggestion of James I 3ailey a member who announced he wished the committee to approve the successful efforts of Houston real dents in obtaining the democratic na tional convention When Mr Bailey presented a reso lutlon lauding the campaign that bro the convention here it contained clause supporting tho New York gov ernor for the presidential nomination and named Gov Dan Moody ot Texa the choice for vice president This Mr Woods declared preclp1 tated a heated argument In which h and Henry M Dudley led the factio opposed to the endorsement of an candidate He said that when his rlgh to preside as chairman was questione because ho was a city official the ras olutlon was tabled and the meeting ended ThdsaTitforine tmV resoJaWSh as sembled at another place and spokes men for this group announced they had adopted it Tho resolution after endorsing the stand oE Governor Smith on law enforcement said it was hoped lie would be nominated at the convention here next June T COSGUAVE The president ot the Irish free stale William T Cosjjnive shown here is making a hurried visit in Washington While there ho was invited to lie a luncheon guest at tho white house Seven Others Are Drowiie After Wreck Chmdan and Jefferson Mens Cav Collides With Truck Near Paton PATON Jan men eve dead and one other was lying eribusly Injured at Cowrie today at 16 result ot a smitsliup between the utomoblle In which they were riding nd two trucks on primary road No 44 seven miles nortli ot here late night C E Stitber Cluirdnn driver ot the utomobilo and Frank Morehead and Owens both of Jefferson were ho men killed L D Richards also f Jefferson was possibly fatally in ured Itouncpri Off Konil Stuber the drivera of the trucks said ttempted to pass them as they stood jeslde the road in a misty rain The ar clipped a wheel from one of the rucks and rebounded from the road turning over several times Richards who suffered a fractured skull was taken to Gowrie as were the bodies ot the dead men Tho men were onroute to For Dodge Truck IIuil Flat Tire Lawrence Joy and J T Tomlhison both oC Dana were the drivers of the trucks one of which was stalled with a flat tire The men were transferring Prisoners Had Been Put in Jail Claimed to Be Unsafe DETROIT Jan one federal prisoners escaped from the Elmwood branch of tho Wayne county jail early today by tunneling thru a sixinch brick wall The escape was effected between 5 and a m shortly after deputy sseriJfa in charge of tho prisoners had made their rounds at five a when all was reported well The es cape was discovered at oclock and an alarm was soumled Immcdlalo All available officers were mustered and a search was begun Held on Narcotic Charge Tho 21 prisoners were held await H AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I wish now I liad fixed something nice for supper but I didnt know Pa was over his mad Government Hopes to Ge Everhart to Relate Bond Transaction WASHINGTON Jan T Kverhart Pueblo banker ami son in law of Albert IS Fall who in expccteil to Ijo one of the most important witnesses in tho new senate oil inquiry failed today to respond when his iiamo was called nt tlie first session of the investigating tommitlee Jan Disclosure of the exact source of in Liberty bonds that found their way to Albert 13 Fall former interior secretary was one of the goals set today by a senate invest gating committee in resumption of tho Teapot Dome naval oil inquiry That important testimony lack oC which has been a stumbling blocli to government counsel In lltu Fall Sinclair conspiracy trials was hoped for by the committee en the basis of intimations that it would be Riven by Af T Everlinrt Falls soninlaw Altho Everhart has Uvici before re in court to reveal the HOtirca of die bonds on tlio grounis possible self incriminatlon members of com mittee have heard widely circiilaed reports that hfi now will tell bis siory Kverhart headed a list of called for today that included Harry P Sinclair who leased the Teapot Dome reserve from Fall Tho new committee investigation Is being undertaken to flotermino nisi what became of the remalndrr of thn profits of the Canadian con cern particularly whether auj part of It was nscil to wlpa Hit polti rat party ritflrlts after lite idential campaign Volsteads Daughter Wont Seek Fathers Seat in Next Congres ST PAUL Tan Published reports that she might seek election to congress brot a denial to day from Miss Laura Volstead whose father Andrew J Volstead waa au thor of the prohibition enforcement act I have no intention of running for the republican nomination to congress In the seventh district or any other Miss Volstead told the Asso ciated Press today It was the seventh district that Mr Volstead represented in congress for many years until defeated in 1922 by he Rev O J Kval the present farm rlabor congressman Northwood Representativ Asks for Nomination Papers DES MOINES Tan resentative Gilbert N Haugen North wood coauthor with Senator Me Nary n the McNaryHaugen farm re lief bill and oldest congressman from Iowa in point of service today indi cated his intention to sack reelection when he requested nomination papers trom the secretary of state Mr Haugen has represented tlic fourth Iowa congressional district inco ISM Ho has no opposition thus ar for the republican nomination Nomination papers also were asked y C J Orr Monona Clayton county indicating that ho will be a candidate or state representative Clayton county is now represorilcc y J G Kemple republican The GlobeGazette Offers a Booklet on Weight Control Is your weight correct The average weight for your age and height can bo found in tho table contained in the booklet on Weight Control which our formation bureau offers for dis tribution It also contains a set of exercises for reducing lists the caloric value ot numerous common foods gives a number of menus for increasing or reducing weight and contains much othiHvaluable Information on the subject of weight control A copy will bo sent to you upon receipt of six cents in stamps to cover cost and return postage Frederic 1 Sasliin Ilirceior The Mason tity OlobcOitzetie Iiifnimnlion Washington D 0 I enclose herewith SIX CENTS in or coin for u copy of lie Ixinlclct WRIGHT CON Nilllll Street City Streator Youth Appears Un easy as Policeman Tells of Finding Body OTTAWA Tan fore a courtroom crowded witli spetita tors the state today continued Its of building up a mass of circum stantial evidence hy which it hopes to send Harry Hill Streator youth to the electric chair for slnyinx his mother Mrs Klizabcth Hill whose body was found buried last August in tho basement of her Streator home William Ilolib Streator chief of po lice continued his story of the finding ot Mrs Hlls body tlio night ot Aug 13 in the basement Ilobh described the Krave in which Mrs Hills body lay as six or eight inches tleep at tlio head antl four Inches fcep at tho feet Young Hill became very nervous as numerous exhibits were Introduced and Identified y Robb Rohli testified that lifter Ihe body of Mrs Hill was found he hart Peter Oxford Junction Physicians Wife Accuses Another in Girls Death CEDAR RAPIDS Jan The second degree murder trial of Dr Jesso Cook Oxford Junction charged with responsibility for the death of Eva Thompson 10 Oxfort Mills following an alleged illegal op eration neared its conclusion today By evening defense testimony an arguments were expected to be com pleted and the case given to the jury An effort was made by the defens yesterday to show that another pliys clan performed tho operation Iron which the girl died Taking tho stan in her husbands defense Mrs Kviv I Cook jointly accused with him in con nection with Miss Thompsons deatl read an affidavit purported to hsiv been made by the girl declaring a Ce dar Rapids surgeon performed the op eration The affidavit she admitted made out by Dr Cook but was signe b the girl The neme of the accused physician was erased from the docu ment hut was supplied to the court by Mrs Cook Ford Flivver on Vtiami Flight w Product Is Expected to Make NonStop Trip in 14 Hours DETROIT Mich Jan Inrry Brooks piloting the latesl ord fliver off rom tho Ford airpot at oclock astern standard lime today on a pro ected nonstop flight to Miami Fla In total darkness with a steady full f rain and snow the tiny plane irot from tho no cere mony Brook took his place In the lane shook hands with Henry Ford inci William B Mayo chief engineer o he Ford Motor company and was off Me circled the field once gained altl tude of about fiO feet and swung awaj rom the fleM in the soulliwarf ourncy Ford at Takeoff tho load into the other when the crash occurred The lights of the truck were burn ing It is thot that S tuber expected that the truck would pull over to the opposite side of the road as they ap proached Firnt aid was summoned by Joy and Tomlfnson and the men were taken to GfWrle An ambulance rushed Rich Dodgo hosptal AH Leave Families At ioti today his chances of re covery were said to he slender Coroner B 1 Martin announced lat an Inquest would be held tomor owr four of the were married Torehead is survived by a widow antl vo children Owens a widow and Ine children and Studor a widow nil four children Richards has a wife and two chil re n ing trials on charges ot violation ot tho federal narcotic Thoy been transferred to the Elmwood jail formerly a police station trom tjio main county jail Saturday because of overcrowded conditions All of them were confined In the same cell Four prisoners on similar charges refused to join In the escape The wall thru which tao prisoners due fronted an alley Officers said they believed the prisoners had out sirto assistance Three deputy sheriffs were at tlio jail at the time tho escape Tho prisoners scattered after run ning thru tho Jail garage and down an alley Peter Schaefcr turnkey said he learned from the prisoners who re fused to escape that tho digging thru Almost TwoThirds of Billion Dollars Claimed as Iowa Assets I wish you were Mr Ford only words to Brooks Brooks itinerary will take him ovo ColumlniK Ashoville N Green ville fi Augusta Jackson villc Dayionn and Miami The plane carried 18 gallons of gas ollne in wing tanks Brooks said h planned to got 21 miles to the gallo and to complete the hop In 14 hours Ho carried no food antl only one quai of drinking water The plane Is powered by a tiny tw cylinder motor Its production mark tho initial venture of Ford into th lanufacture of airplane motors Is Formal Test Two other type planes are huilt 1 10 Ford company A singleengine onoplano and it giant airliner of tl ind in which Mrs Kvanfffline g recently journeyed lo Mexico CI1 nd return Tin former is motor y si Liberty cosine while the idr ner Is powered by three Writrn vhlrlwiucls Officials derlinni to discuss the livver plane or todays flight which i looker upon as i final test H hay icon said unofficially thai Ford pro lOKed to K in for airplane msimifnc lire on n mass production hiisin hut aivli action would ho predicated on in Increased public demand Bllsill the aged pardoner at the homo brot to the police sUatlm Hill for Interrogation after which Busch was released Iupils to Ic luorulatod IO1CK Tnn King Worth counly superintendent has advised teachers that doctors will be sit the Joice school Friday to inoculate for diphtheria anil Is urRinpr that all tho children be Inoculated Tho state is paylm for the serum and only the doctors fcen will be taxed the parents DBS MOINES Jan savings and state banks and trust companies under supervision ol the state banking department bad combined assets on Dec 31 last o nearly two thirds of a billion dollars nsdets as announced by 1 A Andrew superintendent of bank ing for tiie 710 savings hunks 34 state hanks and 14 trust companies worn Total amounts due depositors In ac counts showed an Increase of 000 over the October report will cash Items credits subject to sigh drift and cash in vaults and respectively gat In the same period Th amount duo depositors was the wall began about la m A plum ing fixture and pieces of buckets flat tened out irera uaed to lfr the bricks bolli room adjoining Ms cell Put Dummies on Cots The prisoners worked in relays after placing dummies of clothing In their cell bunks to mislead guards making their regular rounds ENTIRE FAMILY IS DROWNED IN RIVER NORWICH Jan L torn and twisted bridge rail and a irumpled motorcycle nearby were the icara that remained hero today to toll if the sudden wiping out of a family if seven persons hurled to Shetucket 35 feet below and drowned ifter tlioir automobile collided with ho motorcycle and went off the bridge Those lulled were Mr and JMra Herbert Wliltaltor of this city and their flvo children ranging In as from 10 years to six months Harrison Ircatun 111 also ot Norwich was taken In a hospital suffering from ceratiniiH roliru Uerovcr Undies Firemen antl policemen recovered the bodies of Mr and Mrs Whitakcr and those of three of the children Tho machine was raised to the level of the water by a derrick As it reached tho wurfacn the body of Mrs Whitakcr with her six months old infant clasped In her arms floated from under the car discovered their still was blocked by a pile ot lumber against the wall They dragged tho lumber thru the hole into the jail and then tied Tlio Jail on old one was recorded as unsufo and was used only In case of emergency StateWide Alarm Sounded WHliln n few minutes after the on capo was discovered a general city antl state wide alarm had been given and widespread search was begun The border and all highways were watched and a dragnet was spreatl to search all known hangouts ot drug addicts In tho city All of the escaped Btato and authorities saltl were drup addicts Woman Is III Jan Henry Jensens mother Mrs Kodeinoyor who is at the Henry lenwti home hore is reported luiUs ill and IH confined to hotbfcl a soixl shnrc it the tlmo No Trace of Men Who Stole Elm ore Hogs Has Been Found by Officers Jan trace n been found of the thieves who stole 11 fat from and arl farmers living a mile south of here Tho hogs were stolen either l Thursday night or early Friday and tracks showed that thoy were liaulet away in a big truck that came fron the north and drove off north with tin hnsK The hogs were picked out ot a hen of C3 Coolidge Unworried About Admirals Talk of War With England WASHINGTON Jan President Coottdgu sees no reason why ie newspapers of this or any other ountry should talio seriously state ments hy American naval officers icling war between tho United States nd her commercial competitors It was stated at tho white house to lay where attention waa called to a ecent speech of near Admiral Plunk tt that the country should know by hta time that alarming charges often re mado when appropriations ng sought jn congress Afr Cooitdgo is unato to understand why such a largo appropriation bill is that for the poatofflce department an lio passed without arousing In statements whereas the appropriation bills for the army and MwayH bring forth dcclaralions the country Is about to Im faced ivltli dire conseriiionctS 1 hour period WfnthcM figures fn ending at a n II is understood that theyre still us nr thn old model Fjords In Norway Sricjiro Monitor Highest Monday in Night At a Traco of slcct Altho Monday minimum was couple dCKivrs colder than that of tho and 1 degrees he Hint nf Saturday it cant ho salrl that It was stvere fur Janu ary Tho January average it appeared almost would lie well above that of DfcTiibor which isuW usually tho The mm was shining Tucn tlay forenoon but the wind was In tho northwest as a counteracting influ Will Rogers Tnn Just passed thru tlio lower Missis sippi flood district again First time since last May Cons re ss has taken up the tariff farm relief MR navy Al Smith IClu Kutx Nicaragua Cuban Inde pendence Mexico oil dam nnil Tom lleflin hut been said about building the dykes higher They will wait till Ihe night they adjourn and then pass a resolu tion nsalnst another flood HOG Kits ;