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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 26, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for thegome AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAL VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 26 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 94 MASON CITY TO HAVE FREE FAIR MOVIE ACTRESS STABS HELPER OF PHYSICIAN Doctor and Aid Pursue Alma Rubens Down Street HOLLYWOOD Cal Jan 26 Alma Rubens screen actress was 5 receiving treatment in an sanitarium near Alhambra Cal today after hav sfi mipted to escape a physician his assistant by dashing thru thej T Crowds along Hollywood boulevard andi I I Her slablnns the assistant with if I I paper Unite if Miss Kubens the wife of II tear do pV Cortex motion picture star was re ported to be in a serious condition and suffer in g from a complete nervous breakdown i In a report lo the police yesterday E Meyer the physician said and theassistant H Burnett had ViMed at Rubens home to take j jr to the sanitarium and that as he ot them were getting into his nuj t ftomobile the actress turned and bolted 1 the main business thorotare of lolly wood ft C ha seel M o vie Ac tress j Birnett and I gave chase the physician sail and called for Miss o stop But she ran jrslarlej Vjcreaminfr that sha was be Jintj kidnaped iinil tore her hat I Band gloves and threw her purse rawuy j While noonday crowds stopped to I many that a motion pie I tire was Mimed the two men overtookMiss Kubens at an oil Ion The operator C C Howard sum moned police As the two men approached police brandished Iowa Town Coal Runs Low Will Rogers NEW YORK Jan a great business opportunity showed up In the papers today No training no con science neces sary Ail you need is but you set it back Hie first good flay Wall street 1s dividing t h c kitty with more members The 1100 they did have could take care ot Mr Sap but when Mrs Sap started WILL ROGERS playing th y just had to 6 out and get more help to rake in the dough Tho farmers ought to go in to gether and buy one seat That would relieve the whole bunch Tours WILL P we used to have a word during the war called non essential Copyright 1929 was taken away the actressand ishe Svas placRd Jn thophy slcians automobile iind started for sanitarium X KTforts lo quiet her however were futile the doctor said and he etopped car and called for an ambulance StnrtK Second FiRlit Here Miss Rubens was said to have arted a second fight with her cap tovs In an effort to escape Another all was made for Hollywood police t liy the time they arrived the act ss liad been placed in the ambulance route to the sanitarium Cortcz as said to have vlstlccl his wite at ie sanitartum last night in an ctCort quiet her A DriscoU who said she was lisa Rubens aunt stated that her icces condition resulted from over brk in completing a picture She said S3 Knben9 harl not been in favor or olnj to the sanitarium but finally ad consented yesterday The actress was rerstcrcd at the sanEtarlum un iler Iho name of Goncvieve Dr Is coll iOADS OPENED TRAINSBACKON Northern Iowa Digs Itself Out of Snow AFTER a fight on drifts thruout Fri day with snowptows on both rail road tracks and highways transporta tion was reestablished on a near nor mal basis Saturday morning in North WILHELM IS TO PLAY HOST ON HIS BIRTHDAY Friends of Former Kaiser to Gather at Daorn on Sunday DOORN Holland Jan 2C bers ot liuruean royal families still on friendly terms with former IvaiseiWtlhelm wero arriving today lo help him celebrate the seventieth anniversary of his birth tomorrow In as grand a style an exile will perirflt The first of tho Hohenzollerns to arrive was Wilhelms only daughter Princess Victoria Louise who was ac companied by her husband Duke Ernest August of Brunswick ly known as the Cumberlander for tho entertain ment of the royal guests caused them to be scattered thruout various castles and other buildings near Doorn house The princess and the duke with the former Katsere sister Princess Sophie widow ot former King Con stantino ot Greece will bs the only guests at Doorn castle Children at Oranserie The kaisers olhcr sister Princess Margarete with her husband Duko Friederlch Karl Prince ot Hesse waa assigned to Amerongen where Wit helm lived for a year and a half after his abdication Tlie lormer crown prince and prin cess as the children of Prln nJfe were taken care ot at the scP called Orangerle near Doorn castla Frledricli August III former klrip ot Saxonywent to the entrance butldine of the estate All other guesls were assigned to places elsenhere than tho premises In the absence of the former kaisers brother Prince Henry because of ill ness the former kins of Saxony as the highest ranking guest Pro TURN TO PAGE 1 COLUMN 1 FORMER RULER TO CELEBRATE RESIDENTS ARE LIVING ONE ROOM OF HOMES Efforts to Break Thru Mammoth 10Foot Drifts Fail COLESBURG Jan 26 AP By Telephone to the Associated burg is isolated today The little inland village of 350 souls has not been in contact except y telephone with the outside world since last Thursday its coal supply is running out and will be entirely exhausted within a few days and it faces a serious situation unless the roads blocked by snow drifts as much as 10 feet high can be cleared Dr W 13 Hoot mayor laid tlic towns near desperate situation at tle door oC tho county board ot aupcrvi sors I called them a ago an asked them to open ui Iho road to Petersburg nine miles south oC but they told me they had done aU they could I hnve them it had a railroad Hasnt Any Sncfwplows KV1SKETT A HECTOR A former Arctlale casualty in he fighting with Nicaragua bandits recently was Everett A Hector above who WHS of three innrines killed in a slcirmish Kector was bom in Arc dale and lived there 11 yenrs John Coolidge Will See Miss Trumbull on Visit to Florida I MIVMT BEACH Pin Jan 2C Miss Florence Trumbull daushter of nor and Mrs John H Trumbull of Connecticut expected to meet her fiance John CooliflEC on Ills arrival here some time during the day for n short vacation Miss Trumbull arrived here byauto mobile last night with her parents ana Mr and Mrs Herman Dann oC St Petersburg with whom they have been visiting Whether or not Miss Trumbull and her fiance wouia visit PresidentElect and Sirs Hoover during their stay 1 hero was not Tnown altho It was ex pected Governor Trumhull wouldcall on tlie next chief executive I AUNT HET By Robert QuUlen I believe the operation will help Bess but it looks kind o foolish to spoil her poor health when she en joys it so much Iowa The main highways in Cerro Gordo and adjoining countieswere open for traffic Saturday morning it was an nounced at the office ot Raymond Zaclc district engineer ot the Iowa State Highway commission Kept nn Fighting Despite tho futility of the fight against the snow in thla county Fri ay K E Robertson county ensineer nd Ms assistants continued to make ho rounds of tho primary roads and ravelera early Saturday morning ound that there was at least a one vay opening thruthe mountainous rifts Tho plows continued their work and later In the day had widened he main arteries of travel Definite information that No IS was ilear to Charles City waa given at the tflce of Mr ZacI Jt was also stated hat word from Winnebago Hancock Vrlght Franklin and Mitchell coun ics indicated the primary roads in hose sections had been opened for raffle Friday nlsht it was reported ho road going west from JIanly waf jlocked but engineers wero certain hat it would be cleared Saturday M and St L Going After nearly 24 hours of Idleness due o drifted traclts M and St L rail road finally was able to resume activi ties when two snow plows coming m opposite directions dispersed the drifts nnd released two freight trains hat had been gtuclc between Sheffield ind Rockwell There had been no traffic over the road since early Fri day when tho freights had became stuck thus tlelng up passenger trains at Mason City and Hampton A rotary plow taken off from the western division and sent down from Minneapolis entered tlia dritt from the north and an ordinary plow en tered from the south and finished opening the track about 3 a m Sat urday Late Trains Arrive Rock Island trains 441 and 17 which been stalled near Flint and Iowa Falls since early Friday arrived i Mason City from tho south at p m and p m Friday after noon according to officials of the Train X41 Imfi not been far ing well ana was unable to get thru drifts near Flint It was stated A dispatch froth Minly stated that the Rock Island was asklnK for 100 men Saturday to shovel snow from the yards there Trains on all lines wero operating with no great delays Saturday ticket nsemssald Tile postofflce deeiared the mall service to bo greatly Im proved over Friday Blisses were leaving Mason City on time Saturday morning after an al TURN TO PAGE It COLUMN 8 MACHINE GUN GUARDS TRIAL Officers Fear Outbreak by Friends of Man Held in Robbery Case COLORADO SPRINGS Colo Jan 26 machine grun has been mounted at the county jail here where Whitey Walker accused bandii chieftain Is a prisoner awaiting tria In connection with araid by flvedes peradoes on tho FMrst National bank ot Lamar Colo last May Coupled with this precaution against any possible attempt s friends of Walker to deliver him no lice have removed one of his alleget accomplices Floyd Jarrett Oklahoma gunman from the county jail to tho state penitentiary at Canon City Officials expressed the belief tha the presence of the two men In the name JaJI might spur their friends in making an attempted delivery Walker who was brot here Thurs day from Buffalo N T where h was arrested was said by police to have been identified by several eye witnesses of the Lamnr holdup as one of the men who took part in tho rob bery Begin Action to Remove Governor of Wisconsin regressive Republicans 2 NATIONS JOIN IN FRIED FEIE Relatives of Florida Res cuers on Hand to Greet Heroes NEW YORKJan sen tallvcs oC two imttons the ami and navy and civil authorities jolnc today to pay homage to Gcotif Fried and his crow Plans for a public welcome for th rescuora of 32 Italian Bailors from th sJnKInff freighter Florida began wJt a KrcRtinK to Captain Fried and ht men whan tho Unlied Statcu line reached quarantine Mrs Gcorffo Fried Tvlfo ot tlie ma ter of tho America and Mrs Ann Manning mother of Chief Officer Ha ry Manning who commanded tho re cuers Ufohoat wore invited to nccom nnny thft welcoming party on the cfry tug Maom Ceremonies reminiscent of the old Irrys lit the tmlaco at Berlin hare festivities attendant to tho seventieth birthday Sunday of former Kaiser WJHielm at Doom Holland where fia Jives n evilo witk Ills second wife tho Friucess Itermlme jcrman generals repre sentatives war veterans nnd FicliI Marshal von1 MockeiKon have made the rop to Doorn to pay him homage but the birthday ilself lias lcen reserved for reunion with liis sons dancliters and grandchildren Upper left a recent photo right his wife Below Wilhetm anil the prin cess waUcing nt Doom and right the kaiser at tho height of his power in 1915 Claim Violation of Coi rupt Practices Act MADISON TVis Tan 26 moval proceedings against Gov er J Kohlor started today y Attorney General Rey nolds wlio appointed special counsel Investigate alleged violations of the corrupt practices act In the primary campaign Pour prominent progressive republi cans requested in a petiton that Buch action be taken Kohler is a conser vative republican the petition ers are members of a faction ied by Senator Kobert N LaFollette Tlie progressives petitioning for the action were Philip LaFoIlette brother of the senator Glen D Roberts Madi son state senator William T Kvjuo editor of the Madison CapitalTimes and Alvlng C Rels progressive floor eader in the state assembly They asked permission to file against Governor Kohler in tlie of tho state it tho attorney general was convinced that such proceedings could be sustained in court I have come to the conclusion eald Mr Reynolds that various pro visions oC tho corrupt practices act havo been violated by Walter J Kob ler T am convinced that both under the facts andtile law there is prob able cause to bclievo that this pro ceeding may bo successfully main tained1 Ills grant gave tho power to start action in any circuit court Tie emphasized however that he is merely Riving leave to tho petition ers to commence proceedings in the namo of tho state and ihnt IIH action does not determine tlie guIH or Inro cenco of Mr Kohler SUBSTITUTE FOR NEW DISTRICTS BILL PRESENTED Several Areas Returns to Present Status in TWENTY MEN ARE TRAPPED IN PIT Forty Others Escape Alter Explosion in West Vir ginia Mine KIXGSTOX W Va Jan Twenty men were believed trapped in Xo 5 mine oC the Kingston Pocalion tas Coal comuany on Paint creek fol lowing1 an explosion in the workings early today Korty others are thot to have found their Tvay to safety thru a rear opening back in the moun tains The explosion which occurred at 2 a nx wrecked a machine shop andja blacksmith shed at the mouth of the mine and was a mils away Company officials said 60 men were In the mine at the time but that the explosion wno on tho left side ami only 20 miners were at work in that section Their belief was strengthened by the sightlnp of myriad lights mov 1 over the mountain from a rear en trance troni arid open tho roald either south of hero or north of Guttenbere but they wouldnt Jo it The county fas no snowplows ot Ua own It deptends on counties Again hist Thursday I asked them to open tlio road so we could get tlic j coal from two cars which wore on Iho reat Western tracks But they wouldnt Wo could bring only about a ton and a half of the coal at a timo on tho bob sleds and then thesnow Thursday night and yoatcr day completely cut oCf iho road Some of the people In the totvn Dr Hoot aadr are living In a sinsl room of their homes to try to savi what little coal remains Somo taken coal from the school house Impassible This morning a truck started out lo try to break thru the hupo drifts blackingtho road to Petersburg But I dont think theyll bo able lo yet thru Tha roads aro impassable Lliis morning XHv 1 loot It was three weeks ago that Uir town first was isolated tineo thon only bah sleds havo been nblo to trav el to neighboring towns Ulaylon coun ty opened highway Np y5 lo Uuttcn on he Mississippi river and ino BUSINESS MEN PLACE 0 K ON UNIQUE PROJECT Innovation Here First in Iowa Later Date Planned A FREE fair for Mason Cityin fair at which the outside gates will be thrown wide open to j the public Such an event virtually be came a certainty Friday af ternoon when the board of di rectors of the Chamber of Qommerce and invited busi ness leaders conversant with the matter at hand met with representatives of the North owa fair managing board and placed their approval on the rather spectacular proposal In the absence oC President E H Wagner Bennett A Webster presided and Lee Loomis presented the fair boards project Unanimous Indorsement Given unanimous vote the Chamber of Commerce boards Indorsement was placed on tho free Jalr plan and ar rancemenls were made Tor tho imme diate appointment oc committees to procure guaranty pledges ot 53500 in Mason City to Insure the financial success tha departure Under the plan outlined Jt500 in guaranty pledges will be raised Jn the terrltory outslcJe of ATaeon City mafcfng a total own managed to get somo supplies rom bura But now evea that road is cut off WEATHER NEXT WEEK For tlio upper Mississippi and low er Missouri valleys and tlie northcm nnd ccnlral tfieat plains Generally fair in extreme north pur tlon most of tho week but two or throe perl oils oCjircelpltntlon prubnhc WOMAN IS UP FOR HOUSE QUIZ Mrs Hammonds Next on List of Oklahoma Legis lative Investigation OKLAHOMA crrr Jan M recrins into the activities of Oklaho mas official family the house of rep resentatives InvestiKating committee today was ready to cross inenta swords with O O Hammonds confidential secretary to Henry S Johnston suspended governor an often referred to as the Mrs Colonel House of Oklahoma politics Mrs Hammonds whoso political Pg RressiveneKH has placed her In tho forefront of governmental activities BULLETIN i Under lie new redistricfiiig bill of Senator Patterson Ccrro Gordo county would continue to he a Rle district just ns proriiled in Ihe first measure iho senator DKS MOINKS Tan 2G the face oC imreasins opposition to tbelr senatorial rcdlstrlctlng measure Senators George Patterson of Burt and C K Anderson ot Stratford loday offered the Iowa legislature a less revolutionary measure Jt returns a number of districts to their present status at tho same time meeting tho demand for rcdlstrlctlns which rises out oC cbanss of popula tion In the last dozen years EiHtwhilo oponents or the Patter sonBurl bill who had been talking about reprisal regulation ill order to prevent passage of the hlU union otlicr that a plan be In reducedfor puttliiR the house of rep rcsciitiivea on a strictly representa tive liass say tbe revised measure has a chance of passasc Two Counties Slaml Alone It permits Molncs and Mai counties to stand alono as semi districts as t present Museatlnc oulrl remain grouped with Ioulsa there as well as from Peters1 Jasper would stiind by itself Hoonc now linked with Story would be a 1 strict by itself eo would Fayettc iive seriously ill residents wero taU en by bob sled 11 miles to tho grw ele highway running west from Du buflue Ambulances from that cKy ook them to hospitals Once WIM 21 Below It was 12 below here tills morning Temperatures have ranged on the coldest days from 14 to 21 below All the residents are staying in their homes There is nothing else they can do Dr Hoot explained The last inall reached here on Thurs day When tho next will arrive de pends on when the roads are opencJ the mayor said Among district ticvn5 not Included In the first bill would te HarrisonMo nonaCrawford CarrollCalhoun Sae Bueana VistaPocahontas ldaChcro kcePlymouth HumboMtWrlffiitHaii cock ChickasawFloyd Kossuthralo AltoEmmett ClayOBrlenpicklnson yonSiousOsceola DallasGuthrie Irecn JackeonJonesCedar Before tho senate adjourned to r m Monday several other bills wero ntroduced and given first nnd second eadlngs Senator II Derail of Boone offered two of them One of hcse adits the famlljradio to the list of furniture exempt from seizure for TURN TO PAOK 12 COMMN 7 Ltb adopt ihtf fair plan one of the first in west altho in the few polntffwhere t has been tried It has proved Im mensely successful Owatonna Minn nnd Ionia Mich were cited as cx rcpZca Much Study Given The fair boards representative be gan his presentation of tho propcfcal r recalling that a few weeks ago of the fair appeared efore tbe board or tbe Chamlwr of Commerce and outlined the situation th respect lo the fair and asked for committee to advise and plans This meeting it was recalled led to tlie appointment of a committee unncr the chairmanship oC Hairy B Keeler which has gone into the fair eituatlon from all angles niaklnp trips to otlicr for possible helpful suggestions Tho report of that ouminltteo It was pointed out has been carefully con A like request for cooperation from the Farm Bureau organization wart and a committeewas appointed by Hint oiKanlzntlon lo study the fair eitualion from the standpoint ot tlie rural resident Drastic Change Necessary Reference was made to two allday meetings of the fair association lead rvs at which a tcntnlivn program ut features and a financial budget were outlined We recognized aald Mr that something in the nature of TITKN TO PAGE COLlMN Mountain Girl Gets Three Years in Pen After Shooting Scrape WHITBSBURG Ky Jan 16 A pretfy mountain gifl xvlio jumped into prominence two yeaw ago by slappinga preacher during church services when ho criticised bobbed hair today faced a three year pent tentiary sentence for Hliootiiig at tlie wife of a local merchant The fflrl Martha FSates 21 wns sen fenced last nlgbt She is accused of firing a shot at Mrs Lisy Mtaj Bales received a soday Jail sentence for slapping the face of the nov Arlio Brown two years ago but sho was pardoned Immediately by the governor during the greater part of the Johns Held for Hansom PEKING Jan 2C OShea ot the Catholic mission at Kanchow reported today that com in south and central portions eonlinton administration hns been cbarued rmmistg had kidnaped an American ued cold north portion but frequcitby forces withjthe Rev Edward young near Xin changes in temporinire in South pordominmliv governors official acjanfu Kianjtsi province A ransom o tion mostly near or below normal I tions She has been quoted by oncj lias been demanded BEGIN ZIPPES MURDER TRIAL CoDefendant With John Vaueghn Faces Second Degree Charge EURLJNGTON Jan M John Vauoshn ronvlotivi of srcond de gree niurdci trial oC Jaku ac cused wild him of KhiylnjtSlnx Sliep er horc yesterday and lias been recessed until Monday afternoon Moamvhlln council for Vaueslin an nouncnd that application for a new trial will inncle at rjncc the final ilalo hifxliiK at IreK 2 Ilio court IH to pass aentcnoo on A auetflm Keb B Xippe testified in own lielialf yes tenlay and donicil any connection with tho slaying A state witness Mrs Imy Moorr S4 KclthshiirK IH rM fhat hat toll her he liail i pupped ahepler oH IOWA FORECAST Snow pronablo Saturday nipM nnil Sunday rising temperatures Saturday night colder in extreme west portion Sunday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather fo 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock n in Ratunlny HlffliRst lYiilny 2 Above Txmest in NiRht 10 At 8 A M Salurilay 5 Below 35 of an Inrli of Snoir More snow U U Isnt cold its slorm And usually Its both Thats lie niumory North Ifi to retain of this wliioh Is neai Ins Its enI Friday nlghls lalnliniirn tinly tliat of tho previous night but nnilcr tlc influence of a tlic mercury hclns driven up Irm rolunin faalvr Saturday forenoon than an tlie previ ous flay ;