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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 30, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Snow tonight and Tuesday except raJn In the extreme southern pur tlon not much change In tempera tare AND MASON CITY Norlli Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition for the Home VOL XXXV CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JAN 30 1928 UNITED PU1SS3 AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLKMKNTAL SKKV1CK NO 97 SHIP DOUGLAS HAIG WAR CHIEF OF Loses Way on WAR CHIEF DIES Noted Commander Takes Rank With Foch and Pershing LONDON Jan Douglas Haig who as commander PfPjjulrt cliief of the British armies in iSlSsJii France and Belgium contributed in i large share to tho allies success In 3018 died here shortly after midnight was years old Tho British general whose name i linked with Marshal Foch France nnd General Pershing ot the Unitei States In the victory over the Ger mans died unexpectedly of heart dis ease Since tho war Earl Haig had de voted much his time to organizing relief for disabled soldiers and their families Died in BrothcriiiLaws House Tho marshals death occurred in the ouse his brotherinlaw G Jameson in Princes Gate where he been staying recently He was on the point of retiring when ha col apscd while sitting on the edge of the ied He did not lose consciousness mmediately but the end came shortly Karl Haig had been ailing slightly f late He saw a physician a few ago regarding his physical condi on but was able to fulfill a numbei f publib engagements afterward Yesterday he took a walk in Hyde ark and was contemplating n visit to he Riviera it the doctor would permi yim to travel Tributes Four In 1 siDd tributes cjuteMy followed lllf1 iV JeaaiVrjiha lime when unity war was decider i and the British army was placei t Marstiai Foch said 1 Whatever might have been his per Siional he carried out honorably particular of understanding ar rived at He behaved not merely like i great patriot but like a great gentle plan Originated Poppy Day The marshal was reserved almost t he point of coldness but those wh jpero really acquainted with him dur tha war said that beneath his there beat a warm hear bled daily as the great soldic compelled to Bend his men agains tthe instruments death i As soon as the war ended he starta campaign to raise funds for th Jman who had given their all y Ho originated Poppy day an anntia vent when millions of cloth flowers by former service men and rep resenting the crimson poppies tha 1 Moom in Flanders are sold thruou preat Britain for the benefit of the 1 rlisabled soldiers Friend of Soldiers I Karl Hale was also unceasingin hi jpersonal attentions to solders In hos and other institutions His last public utterance Saturdaj him in tha light of a ataunci jefendor oC his country He told a of Boy Scouts assembled fo ceremony at JUehmond Stand up for England when peopl disrespectfully ot her Try t I realize what citizenship and public spirit really 1 From the day he waa born June 19 the third and youngest son o Hohj J of Cameronbridge hire a military career was for Douglas Haig His father n member of one of the youngo branches of the family gave his son i a thoro academic education a neces sary part of the makeup of Her Ma officers of those days Accordingly young Hatg want tc Clifton and later read at ffirasenose College Oxford His work there failed to attain for him any dla TURN TO PAGE 7 Will Rogers HOLLTWOOD Jan Somebody at the Havana confer ence Saturday brot up the ques tion of revolutions what when and how to treat em The delegates Tfant to vote to maka revolutions unlawful That ia while they are In but when they are out have them declared legal again Its rather embarrassing for al His delegates Even Mr Hughes But he settled tho argument in hir usual tactful wayby announcing We are not hero to deal in real ities What kind of a conference do you think this Is Yours Copyright Agler Takes Own Life in Nebraska I iTESJ Daughter Is Informed of Mans Death HAS MAN PICKED EARL DOUGLAS HAIR The British commander during the World ivar Earl Douglas Haljr above cliiid at his country home in England afler midnight Chicago Band Escapes With Completion of Hickmans Jury Delayed Again by Court Order BULLETIN HALL OF JUSTICE AN GELES Jan jury of four women and eight men was accepted by he defense ami the stiite shortly before noon to day for the sanity trial if Wil liam Krtward Hickinan Iildnnpev Icillcr ot Marion Parker HALL OF1 JUSTICE LOS AXGKI LES Ian right of the I Klate to exercise further peremptory challenges in completing a jury in sanity trial of William lidward man kidnaper and slayer of Marian Parker was upheld today by Judge J T TraVmcco Tlie prosecution and the defense both had accepted the jurors in the box last Friday but District Attorney Asa Keyes at the resumption the trial this morning requested and re ceived use the states re maining challenges Talcsronn Fprmer Meservey Man Was Given in His Suit Against K Floy SURPRISE Neb Jan F SAglcr Surprise physician died by committing suicide according to the version of the town officials who ivere called to his office immediately af ter the body of ie doctor was lomul Cloths saturated with chloro form were found in the room by patients who came for treatment Ho had been dead about 16 hours It was brot out at the trial at Mason City that the doctor fre quently used drugs in order to get to sleep at night SELECT Clarks Successor to Be Named Tuesday Says Hammill John Hani mill stated Monday ho had made his miml as to Flyer Sorry for Tardiness in Arriving Dense Fog Over Mountains Causes Delay on 650 Mile Flight CARACAS Venezuela Jan 30 today honored an in tripid airman who after a flight ovt pciilous mountains lost Ills way in fog but despite these reached his goal Arriving at Muracay 50 miles wvsl TiKJ naping the teller of the Industrial State bank of Chicago on the south side ajid holding him a prisoner in the bank all night four robbers waited for tho time lock on the bank vault to spring at 7 oclock and escaped with loot estimated at James Dillon the kidnaped teller told the police today Billon 25 years old said he was kidnaped while returning from church at noon yesterday by two men who forced him into an automobile threat ening to shoot him it he made an out cry He said he was taken small garage and kept for six hours then waa forced to call his landlady and in form her that he would be out for the evening playing cards after which lie was taken to an apartment and finally to the bank which ho was forced to open at ocjock last night Ho was taken inside and a negro porter was seized the robbers stand ing watch over the couple until the time lock was released Tho robbers bound their victims before leaving but Dillon crawled to a telephone and knocked tho receiver from the hook which resulted in the police being notified ISSUETOALL State Democratic Conven tion Scheduled for April 20 EKS MOINES Jan official call for the democratic state delegate convention issued yesterday by Mrs W E Maulsby state chnir man gives rural counties tho whip hand over urban communities but places the more populous counties in a relatively better position than pro vided by the call for tho republican convention Fewer delegates in the democratic convention than at tho republican meeting will be allowed from Polk Woodbury and Black Hawk counties while Scott Linn Dubunue Clinton LCR and DCS Moines counties will have larger democratic representations The call with representation based on the vote for Claude I Porter for senator in givns CiUh conuly one delegate at large and an addition al delegate for each 200 democratic votes Tho Btalo convention is to he held April 20 thecounty conventions April 7 at 11 a and tho precinct caucuses during the week ending Jfarcli 31 Under the ipportioinnent Polk coun ty obtains 51 delegates to the state convention Wogtlbury 30 Blnokliawk Boone 0 Dallas 10 Ccrro IL Clinton 30 DCS Moines 22 Duhuquo 34 Hamilton 0 Jackson 1C Jasper 17 Johnson 20 Lee 34 TJnn 4B Marslmll IS Muscatine 1C Pottawattaiute M Union II L7 and Webster IS j The seventeenth chal lenge shortly was employed by the de fense In excusing a woman Refusing to permit any delay in the completion of the jury Judge Trabuc co at the outset overruled a defense motionfor the calling in of three sci entific experts from outside the state Jerome 1C Walsh chief of defense counsel took the witness stand to plead for his motion without success He declared the defendant was with out funds nnd that lie himself was at personal expense handling the case Uses Own Funds I have already used J60D from a personal bank account and have a bill outstanding none ot which T ex pect to recover from the defendant or his be said Walsh snid in calling of three experts from outside the state he was actuated by purely sci entific Dr F S Agler Surprise for merly of Meservey who by a jury here recently was awarded 1 in his suit for bvot against K Floy ot Meservey was found dead in bed at Surprise Monday morning accord ing to word received by his daughter Mrs Roy Goetzke Meservey The telegram did not give any de tails The former Meservey fljjjfjjrs was filed as a result libelous letters which GOV JOHN 1IAMMUJL Governor Hammill who headed a large delegation of state officers at thefuneral of G Norman Clark Monday afternoon states tlmt he has selected a successor to Mi Clark but not even tho man himself knows about it yet EAST SHIVERS IN GOLD SNAP International Law Group Meeting Isv Delayed at Havana Jan pected postponement ot the session or Ihe private international law commit tee of the PanAmerican conference loilny prevented the introduction of the report on commercial internation al law prepared by Judge Morgan T OBrien or the American delegation In his report which will be delivered Wednesday Judge OBrien takes up the entire problem of commercial law Miss Floy who has since married filed u counter suit in which she al leged breach of promise and seduc tion The breach of promise suit wne withdrawn and the jury awarded the Merservey woman nothing on the se duction count Miss Xloy related var ious instances of intimate relations which she stated she and the doctor had while they were keeping company The doctor denied all of these Attorney J c Robinson repre sented the doctor in the suit here Asler was born in Illinois 4 years ago attended a medical school m Iowa and later practiced medicine at Bentley and Keokuk before coming to Meservey in J30S He was in Meservey until 1326 when he moved to Surprise JCeb The telegram is believed to have come from the owner oC the building where Dr Xgler had his apartment and his office His relatives include a brother Clarence Agler of Maaon City and an uncte B Asler Thornton Arrangements for the funeral werr not announced fynfitt F 30 uf here 10 hours after he started from Bogota Columbia Charles A burghs first act was to apologize to President Gome for having kept him waiting at the flying field An anxloun crowd had awaited his arrival for two hours His flight covered 5JO miles air i the successor of G Norman Clark ould be on the state board of control lit that he could not announce his ame I dont know yet whether he will ake the said the governor who vas in the city lo attend the funeral of Mr Clark Monday afternoon He Is a high class man and one or whnHC business ability 1 have the utmost ho added He nan whose business ability stands out above his political standing I aiii go to phone him tonight and have him come and see me tomorrow inornlltal to the field ing He is a man who will give landed at 6 l state real service If I can commit him Lindbergh told the president that af ler reaching about 110 nuies south tf Caracas he ran Into a fog He then lost his way It was growing late when he found ths coast al His uerote 100 miles east of here and lull miles from his destination Onco hc had found the way he sped toward car uas passing over the city at p m The Spirit oC St Louis then ful lowed the concrete road from the cap 40 Officers and Men Are on Board Area Being Searched WASHINGTON Jan The submarineS3 sister ship oC thn SI has been separated from the nub marine control force enroute from Hampton Road to Guantamo Cuba aivj has not been heard from since last Saturday Themtvy department WAS Informed today that the S3 was lost from lhn rest of the force at sunset Saturday about 100 miles south of Capn Hai evas and had not communicated with anyone up to 2 oclock this morning The aircraft carrier Saratoga tender Camden and the seven other submarines making up the force en to Cuba are searching the vicin ity in Command rozen NKW YORK Jan eastern states today shivered In tem peratures ranging from 30 degrees be low zero to 10 above Saranac Lake in upstate Xew Tork recorded the lowest temperature At Malone X searchers found the body of John Finn of St Anicet who perished in the blizzard which raged over the northern part or the state last week he hart been frozen to the job llin name lias not been mentioned by Still Asking Names Tho governor statedthat up to Fri day when he left Des Moines there had been no change in the situation as regards the spe session of the to death In eastern Pennsylvania the cold The GlobeGazette Offers Booklet on Removal of Stains Make your clothes last longer Thia can bo accomplished by re moving the spots and stains as soon they appear Hot water hikes out fruit stains but it you use It on a milk or egg stain It drives it in and makes it worse Soap on the oilier hand takes out grease spots and makes fruit stains worse There Is a remedy for every stain the scorched spots on cotton and linen Writs our Washington bureau today for the booklet thai tells how to remove SS different kinds oC slains Knclose four cents in stamps to cover return postage and handling charge Frederic J Hasliin Director Tho Mason Cily GlobeGazelle Information Hurenu I enclose herewith rcnls in stamps for a copy of ho booklet HKMOVAl OF STAINS Name Slrcel Cily HILL PROPERTY IS IDENTIFIED Shoes and Suitcase Are Shown to Jury in Murder Case OTTAWA jar1 iff Floyd Clark today completed his testimony against young Harry Hill on trial for hla life charged with mat ricide by identifying numerous ex hibits the prosecution counts upon as links in its of circumstantial evidence upon which it depends to send the youth to the electric chair Tho sheriff Identified two pairs ot clay stained for the man and the other for a from the Hill home and asserted by the prosecution to have been worn by the mother and her son at the time of the slaying Identifies Suitcase Sheriff Clark also identified a block leather suitcase and a check book he he obtained from the borne of a Mrs Bryrtges Chicago last Aug 23 Mrs son was described as a closs friend of young Hill nnd the ar liclcs wore said to have been left in the nrjdffca home hv Harry when he fled from Slrealor to Seattle where he was captured Sheriff Clark also told of directing Ihe removing of a square of plaster from 1 wall of the Hill home and of sendlns it to Chicago for an analysis or About 24 Inches square the plaster was cut from the wall at the landing at the top of a flight of stairs leading Into he collar the sheriff Pals of Youth to Testify It was at that point that the state alleges Mrs Hill was shot to dentil Afler a recess Ihe state planned to present tlio testimony if Morris W AbraniN and Jon ficnning Strenlor youths and friends of Harry snnn was mcompanied by the deepest snows of the winter Connecticut lay under its first snow blanket of the season while the thermometer in some parts of tlic stato fell to IS de grees below zero Some districts in New Jersey also were in the grip of a subzero wavi At Polish keeps ie x the ther mometer on tho Vnssnr college campus registered 12 below In New the thermometer rose from 13 above zero to 18 degrees this forenoon GHAMBERLIN TO T8Y4TH TIE Iowa Flyer Determined to Break Worlds Endur ance Record RICHMOND Jan Next Thursday morningis the day fixed by Ciarenco Chatnberlin for hit third attempt to bring back to America tho worlds endurance flight record a 24 It is possible however that hour postponement wilt be found ne cessary Cbamberlin said just before boarding a train for New York las night I expect to he back to the Richard Byrd field the Vow IorktrCiermany flyer said and we want to start as early as possible VVoll takB of Friday at the latest for Ive got to resume my tour nexj I7pKec Williams copilot in Cliam Iicrlinn last two attempts lo estab lish new record and A n Marline who in hacking the two airmen ar rived hero wiib him yesterday aftor nonn Williams said he pmbHhly would ntart the fuel lifting tests tomorrow Cbamberlin expressed confidence Hint the Rnllnncn monoplane could remain alnrt at least 56 hours and possibly senators usking tho special session to consider submitting the J100 state bond issue for primary road im provement to the vote of the people I left Dps Moines Friday and came hero from Waterloo last lie added It may lift tilings will have begun to siitipu themselves by the time I get hark T am back immediately following Ihe funeral this afternoon Shnulil He Called Soon This specla session should be tailed as soon ns possible and it is my idea that it should only last throe clays want it distinctly understood Hint there Is to be nothingelse but the road issue considered I get the two more signatures I will have 63 ov Ii4 house members and 11 or 32 senators committed to the proposition All Hie legislature is required to do is to vote on submitting the question to a popular vole of the people No one should deny the publics right to ex press Itself on a tiiiestion for that is one of the fundamental rights of our When the aviator apologized to thf pesidcnt for his lateness the president replied that his only wish was Lindbergh to arrive safnly in ordei that he might welcome him Tho ship commanded by Ucut P AV Warren Springfield disappeared Crom view of the other vessels during 1 rain snuall and a heavy sale Altho some apprehension was felt it wan said at the department that disappear ances of this kind are not unusual and generally the vessels later turn up all right On board are three other officers four chief petty officers and 33 men The ofticcra arc W F Wcdfl nor Charles B Garvin and Jose M Cabannillas The SS was built in 3318 at the Portsmouth N navy 1ard and 231 feet longwith a beam of 23 feel Her weight Is 876 tons on and Cosgraves Train Is Derailed in Canada President Is Unhurt MONTREAL run train bearing William T Cosgrave head of the Irish republic left the view north s ana Ruth Engh Wrote Note Her self Hoping for Sym pathy Tells Sheriff Jan JI lingh Ruili when given as latitude longitude 75 25 west Other submarines In the force ot which aiding inthe scaivb the sS 3D S10 Sll s12 aim S13 Brumby Gets Message Hear Admiral Brumbj who wns in charge of the rescue operations at ilm scene or the S4 disaster off Province town Is in command of the control forco and the message Inform ing thedepartment that the S3 missing came from him aboard the try her a man morninff year old teacher of a cotmJ Carmlcn flagship Oc force ln announcingthe fact that the shIn was missing tho department said thr accounr school nnar hero has retracted story that she was attacked by in her school Thursday This retraction was made to Sheriff Fred Johnson at the girls home in Kasla Grove Saturday night She was despondent over her school work she related after her brother had told her that bo didnt believe she search was beinfr made on of the failure of communication twcen the missingsubmarine and tha other vessels of the This is not unusual for small ves sels during bad weather conditions was very successful as a teacher Delsaid which are the department tracks 23 miles from afternoon but the car Ottawa bearing president and his party remained right and no one was injured Treadles Openinj Sermon HAKE Jan Rev N Olier lund preached his introductory sermon in the Bethany church north of here Sunday The Rev Okerlund has ac cepted the call o church and will take charge April 1 OUR WEATHERMAN cause of this she said she concocted the story in of gaining sym pathy from her friends and school of ficials who sim thot might also bo of the same opinion as her brother Miss Engh told Sheriff Johnson that she lied a scarf around her neck and then hound herself to a chair in the sihnohooin where Kfie found Thursday morningby her pupils when they arrived at the building According o the jiils story sliej wrote the noie demanding SI on and signErt It The Then she re Ibis lated concocted the story about the being accosted by a tedpyed njnn when she opened tho sclioolhouse the following morninp Thursday Shf said then that the man asked her where the IOO was nnd after being denied it bent her and tied her to the schoolroom scat The pupils spread the alarm and Sheriff Johnson since then lias been cnsnsed with nearby county officers in a search for Dip man shn described Olio suspect was arrester at Enqio Orove Saturday hut was released when he proved lf wns nowhere noai HIP Rush school during the days in I question The water where S3 fjr missirjr is reported to be almost two miles deep Officials expressed thn belief she would he found shortly that Winnebago State Bank Forest City Is Closed FOREST CITV Jan Win nobngo State hankhere waa closed tins morning by order of the board ol GlobeGaaetlo weather figures for M hour period ending at oclock a Monday HiRhesf Sunday above Iowesl Sunday niRlit n above At Monday a in 10 above Trace of snow For like period inding at oclock Wundny morning directors made from The announcement a card on the door of the Institution M M Thompson is dent of the closed bank Gradual vlthdrawals over the period of a year ire said to have made it impossiblr Or tllfl bnnU In Q rtrnfit xlmum Minimum Snowfall Ircclpitalinn After two days of 19 above 2 above I inches 08 inches wcnthcr the sun smiled on Cily again Monday forenoon and the wind had re turned to Ibe southwest The snow which began frilling lain Saturday night and continued intermittent thru the night was resumed for a brief Ibanez Left Word Not to Return His Body to Homeland Franco Jan Vincente JlxineK exiled from Siwiin will ho buried tomorrow wrapped in a Valencian Hag on the Kivioiit Tn Itia last will he novelist refused In allow his Ixuly to be taken to Spain for burial jljo aakl Dead or alive an long ns the pres ent regime exists In Spain I do not want to return tlinre My transfer to my borne would be gloried in by my A silk standard xiy of ibe ban1 ner of Camneador captured by Ihe citizens Valencia from Ihe Moors will be his shroud Numerous time Monday morning nltaioil it awav but be KIRBY JURORS ARE DISCHARGED No Verdict Reached After Deliberation Since Saturday P M BUfiUQUE Tan beingout since 4 oclock Saturday tht jury hearing tha Emmett Kirby mur der case was discharged late last niffiit when it informed tho court it couldnt auree Kirby was accused of being tho lender oC a SnnB which shot and killed Charles lios last Sept 21 during an alleeed hijacklng episode from the him finnl s un coniiiiB to Menlnno region of Valencia to pay tribute CuriTtt ibis sentence il ten 1 suid tbn I Gazelle AUNT HET By Robert A donl niiver git loo old lo like love but limy give n min i nuin nffii lio gils mar ;