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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 2, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Generally fair tonight and Saturday somewhat colder In north and central portions tonight AND MASON CITY North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited toe the Home XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MARCH 2 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NQ 125 ulk ek rlnt up TOW NOTHER BODY FOUND IN INDIANA CANAL jj Vi Y RETURNS ATH VERDICT R RONGETTI Found Guilty of Performing Illegal Operation PHICAGO March Jgment of 11 married men and a bower started Dr Amante Rongetti way to the electric chair today the murder of a 10 year old girl Ian illegal operation Hi penalty said to be the fnost yere ever recommended for a crlm operation was reported last night the jury had deliberated three r Rongetti his trial one of bitter te and marked by charges of in idatlon of states wilncsstB ap and the recommendation of electrocution were read gettis lawyer immediately ia new trial with the ho ate pproaching motherhood imgettl claimed that the states against him was a conspiracy that the young woman did not to his hospital until after she undergone the operation else House Group Authorizes Gun Turret Elevations Breese Voices Objection to Way in Which G O P Convention Was Conducted Writes Letter to Remley Glass Chairman of County Meeting D Ruins of Plane in Which Brocfetftved to Death fe U C I uy tongi ii yd fi was charscd with t 4 rder ofMiss Loretta Endere w i 1 brot to tho hospital in a sta P ARCTIC FLYERS SAFE ISSATISFACTION with the man ner in which the Cerro Gorda republican convention was con ducted here Saturday was voiced by Garfield Breese In a letter to Rcmley J Glass chairman of the convention Sir Breeses objection was to the ap pointment ot a nominating committee all from Mason City and the conse quent picking almost all the delegates trom Mason In opening his tetter Mr Breese states that It was he who nominated Mr Glass for the chairmanship and that it was because of this situation that he felt called upon to make known the fact that he was not with the A copy of the letter sent to Mr Glass was mailed to each of the dele gates from outside ot Mason City Following is the letter Nominated Chairman This morning I took pleasure in nominating you as chairman ot the county convention A few mo ments later you appointed a commit tee to nominate 19 delegates to the stale convention You appointed jus three men all from Mason City Whj you did not accord to those outsid Mason City at least one or two places on this committee I cannot under stand Certainly they were entitle to some conslfleration If this end ot the disaster periling not wrHeypii LEAGUE INSISTS ON SEWAGE DISPOSAL PROBE Waltonites Want Fletcher to Start Afction in Pollution Case Here Is all hat remains of lie Ilivvor plane of IlarrjBrooks Detroit pilot which nosedived Into the ocean a halt mile off shore at Melbourne Beach carrying Brooks io tils death The piano was dragged ashore from tlio surf 17 miles smith of Molbmirne Reach BULLETIN DKS MOrNES March Contemplated action by tho Izaak Walton league In Iowa to demand ot Governor Hammill that R proceeding In abatement of nuis ance be started against the Ameri can Beet Sugar company the DecUcr Packing company and the city of Mason City for alleged pollution of Shell Kock river anil lime creelt was held in abeyance I today following a conference of league representatives tho state executive council and Dr Henry Albert state commissioner ot health DES MOINES March 2 AP More than 40 representatives of the Izaak from eight cities Kensett Cagers Win 1714 Feb 17 in the snowy wastes of cctlc circle two aviators and a were reported eafe at ort Bur ti Hudson aviators Jying Officer A A Lewis of peg and Flight Sergeant Terry t northern air patrol tlve days ago the three men left iurwell on a patrol and observa Several hours after they eft Lewis reported by wireless unknown position that he was on the ice From that time were lost to their associates at 1Nation at Port Burwell f hediately search was organised ls were sent from the Burwell Vand dog teams pressed into ser S carry other searcners The j ing airmen carried Emergency ra f f and were otherwise well Ciiped but hope had practically iven up for them announcing their safety It here by Flight Lieut A A of Winnipeg from Port Bur gave no details merely atai m safe Port Jdates From Three Counties Get in Race 3S MOINES March Kinley of Jackson county G J Buren ot Jones county and L M er of Iowa county requested nom papers from the secretary of M te Indicating their candidacies for i tte representative In the June pri Pi H GlobeGazette a Booklet for Juto Owners Care of the Car is a 32 page listrated booklet telling in plain briefly the basic facts owner should known about y automobile ry brake and headlight fs cleaning methods lubrlcat y cpules tire pressure chart how lirijjstop squeaks safety suggest latMlft complete drawings and of principal parts of the car among the many useful fea ifes igv few minutes with this booklet save hours of trouble and In ijjase the life of the car mizing on operation i the coupon Iwhom ffieyf would as dele jrates 4dded further tothe farce by picking almost all of the delegates from Mason City I was disappointed beyond all measure This disappoint ment was shared by a great many other delegates from Maeon City The result was a direct slap in tho face of those outside of Mason City Do you realize that the outside delegates to that convention will EC to their homes feeling that Mason City hogged the proceedings Will Need Confidence Perhaps some of the older men whc were responsible for this affair think they are getting too old to need the further confidence and support o those outside of Mason City but you and I will need this confidence and support and their cooperation a good many times in the next 25 years Do you realize that todays doingf have brot about a very serious feeling And the unfortunatepart of it is that this feeling will probably every one in City even the many of us did not approve ot the socalled political strategy employed Among those from outside Mason City I had a great many friends mighty good friends and I have little doubt that many of them will think that because I nominated the officers I was in with the machine I am going to tae the liberty to let them know that such is not the fact be cause I do not expect to sacrifice friends on a political bargain counter May Spoil Progress I happen to have the honor you know of being president ot the Mason City Chamber of Commerce One ot the things that the Chamber has tried to brlns about Is closer con tact and better relations between our selves and our neighbors outside They need us and we need them I is regrettable that a political travesty such as wag enacted this morning and which is not approved by most o the people In our city should be In dulged In and spoil the progress w have made This letter fs not meant aa a cril Iclsm but rather as a warning that 1 we do not keep faith with our nelgl bors we need not expect them to kee faith with us nor to cooperate witi us in work In which we and the should have a common interest Very frankly I considered the con vention proceedings very unfortunat and In addition extremely poor po I While Breese letter indicates in it i text it was written last Saturday n copy of it became available to the GlobeGazette until late Thursday Iowa appeared today befora J Ilaskln Director Mason City GlobeGazette FjvInformatlon Bureau FJM Washington U C HV I enclose herewith 6 cents In I stamps or coin for a copy of the Vhooliict CARE OF THE CAR reet to OUTPUT OF NEW DIAMOND FIELD TO BE WATCHED Rich Find in South Africa Put Under Control of illy in tnVlidllutldn oftilriio Creek nd Shell Rock river from waste aald o come from the American Sugar 3eet company and Decker Packing plants and Mason Clty ewage Resolutions Incorporating the de Land were adopted in a mass meet ng in Des Moines last night Tho con ition presented by the claim ot pollu ion was described as Intolerable and esponslble for tha destruction of I iaiiy tons of fish in those EiRhfc Towns Listed The cities represented in the Izaak Walton league delegation were Shell Rock Greene Rockforfl Marshall own Iowa Falls ISldora Waterloo and Waverly The light for elimination of pollu ion in these streams has been a 30 ear one waged by the Izaak Walton one spokesman of the dele gation said Our complaints seem to have got nowhere It is time to take drastic action We intend to take the most strenuous steps in bringing about a Albert With Detection Dr Henry Albert state health com missioner also appeared before the governor in behalf of the delegation Mr Hammlll Immediately called a meeting of the state executive council for the purpose of having the dele gation present its case As a result of the pollution ot these streams another member ot the dele gation told the governor approxi mately 18 tons of dead fish were buried by Izaak Walton leaguers a number of months ago The fish filled a trench 80 feet long and seven feet deep Father of Cardinals Outfielder Succumbs MT VERNOX March M Blades 69 hotel pro prietor of Cleansboro and father oC Ray Blades St Louis Cardinals out fielder is dead at his home LONDON Marchv diamond dealers were confident today that the discovery of an Eldorado In South Africa would not affect the price of diamonds Details concerningthe field in Man aqualand in the northwest part o Cape Colony were related In tin South African assembly at Capetoxvn yesterday Minister ot Mines F W Beyers described it as an KIdorado unusual In the history of the country He said he had picked up In on iiour diamonds valued at 530 Experts were announced to have taken diamonds valued at f in a few weeks hand pick Ing from one hundred claims ownc by the government Is Biggest Field The area contains claims It Is the biggest diamond field eve discovered asserted Si Davis Harris assemblyman fron Kimberly and a director of De Beer Consolidated Mines Ltd It was considered probjlblc in Ixm don that many dealers determined th effect of this new supply on the mar ket last December when tho Sout African government first announce the discovery but did not make publi the richness of the field At that time it was stated that th area would be worked in interest o the state This was taken here t nean that a close watch would b kept on the output and provisio made to prevent the market from ng swamped Market to Be Protected Minister Beyers in announcing tha the government Intended to declar the entire area state diggings wa lield today to have confirmed th view He said it was unthinkable for tl government to do otherwise sine hls would mean forcing very larg quantities of diamonds on the mark and that was most undesirable The government will employ a larg force of diggers and control the ou put Our Weather Man Three Killed 2 Hurt in Illinois Auto Crash GOODFIELD March Three persons were killed and two others Injured n an automobile crash last night The dead are Clarence Stuteman Carlock his mother Mrs Maggie Stuteman and Miss Zimmerman The Stutemnn car which crashed Into a truck driven hy Lester Carr Bloomlngton burst into flames GlobeGazette weather figures lot 24 hour period ending at ocloclt a in Friday Highest Thursday p m S3 above Thursday night 19 above At a m Friday 26 above It there wag ever a March 1 tha ran true to type it was Thursday There was sun then a little spit o snow then more sun A stiff breeze out of the vest was on duty thruou the day and continued operations Irl day mornfnff having unified slightly to the south It was apparent at 1 oclock that the day was to bo pretty much n dupllcaleof Thursday Will Rogers Says FLORENCE March Spent the day looking at the mar velous Muscle Shoals dam and pro jects Everybody should see it Its a monument to the neglect of our politicians It was built to manu facture nitrates for fertilizer Its the only ideal nitrate plant dollar1 plant laying1 here Idle it gives Vou aJi idea of the pull in legislation tha power trust experts They say If we dont get It nobody else The Madden bill settles It right and the farmers will get fertilizer but you watch the same gang kill It that killed Walshs resolution including Helfin and George WILL ROGERS Copyright 1928 NORA SPRINGS BATTLES GAMELY IN CLOSE GftME Money Voted o Change 2 Battleships louse Committee Declines to Permit Similar Work on Other Vessels WASHINGTON March 2 he much discussed question ot gun lovation again has been thrust to thr ront in congress with approval by tlv louse naval committee ot an author zatkm of for modernization f the battleships Pennsylvania anj Vrizona Among other things the mone vould be used to increase the elova Ion of the big turret guns on these to 30 degrees which it is said vould lengthen their firing range by yards and enable them to match he shell radius ot any warship afloat Similar work on tliveo other capita jhlps the New Mexico Mississippi and Idaho was disapproved by the com mittee thereby marking the second Lime within a month that It has turnec departmem STREAM YIELDS SECOND BOY IN 8DAY JERIOD Police Say Youth Had Been Beaten Tossed in Canal INDIANA HARBOR tightly by heavy Tire and fished from tho muddy In diana harbor ship canal within eight days ot each other tho bodies of two veil dressed boys lay unclaimed in morgue today os the police puzzled over the manner of their deaths The first body was found Feb 11 While police were Investigating iden tification clews in Illinois and Indiana last night a bridge tender discovered the second body floating down thumbs flown on recommendations navy First it indorsed Clear Lake and Mason City Quintets Feature Friday a project calling for the construction ot only 16 ships as against 71 proposed by Secretary Wilbur and yesterday it partially disregarded a department request for to modernize the five battleships However Representative Britten ol Illinois ranking republican ot the com mittee said that if the 1031 naval con ference under the Washington arms treaty should not dlsapprovee add tonal modernization the committee robably would authorize the work on he other three battleships 200 FLEE FROM BURNING CHURCH Catholic Edifice at Calmar Destroyed by Fire Loss Is CALMAH March 200 per sons hnlf of them children narrowly escaped death or sflrions injury here this morning when they Rot out of tho hum ing St Aloysius Catholic church a hare few initiates heforo the roof fell The fire which destroyed the frame structure started ahout S oclock and 30 minutes later the building waa In ruins The loss Is estimated at ahout a third of which Is covered by insurance A defective wfre Is Relieved to have been responsible for the of the blnzc A larffe part of the vestments and altar decorations was srwcd BOMBING CHARGE IS DENIED AGAIN iiram Reed Under Defense Questioning Insists He Is Innocent OTTAWA March Hiram Reed again denied in court to day that ho put the dynamite in the Pleasant Valley Bchoolhouse stove the explosion oC which almost cost the life ot Miss lola Bradford his former sweetheart The young farmer was perfectly calm as he stepped into the witness chair after a chemical expert had testified the explosion in the school stove might have been caused by coal gas The night of Nov 30 and the morn ing of Dec 1 did you place any dyna mite In the school stove asked de fense attorney George Springer No sir I did answered young Reed clearly and without hesitation Denies Being at School Did you go to the school houee and enter that night or that morn ing the attorney queried No was the prompt reply In the defendants confession ad mitted to the court records after a three day fight ho said he had brok en into the schoolhouse and placed the dynamite in the hope of evading fatherhood and marriage with the young teacbcr Did you open the door of the school with a screwdriver or anything else he was asked No Did you use a skeleton key I did First Admitted Breaking In In his confession Reed told the states attorney he had used a screw driver in entering the door I will ask you whether two months The Kensett high school cagers defeated the Nora Springs quintet 17 to 14 in the final game of round one section in the basketball tournament on the high school floor here Friday The game was a nip and tuck af fair thruout and at half time the Kensett players were three points to the good the count standing 7 to 4 In this first period Kensctts center Boyette made the only counter by direct basket All of the other points in the first half were made by the free throw route canal about a mile from where first was Boy Was Beaten An autopsy revealed that tlve sec ond boy had been beaten and strangled and then thrown Into canal Drowning was given ns tha cause of death in the Feb case Convinced the two had been slain the police suggested two possible mo tives One was that the boyfl were tacked by a moron bound and tossed nto the water The other was that le parents or guardians tiring of csponstblilties of parenthood or leslr ng to gain an inheritance tossed ths oys into muddy waters No re ort ot missing children have been made in this vicinity Scores of persons viewed the body of tile first boy found but none iden tified it Will Drae Canal To satisfy themselves that no other bodies are in the canal tho drag Vt tor more Uvan EL r KENSETT IT Potorsen f Jwcl f Boyette c Sigmond g KosUcn Tenold R ilohnRon g TOTALS XOKA SIniXGS Potter f Smith f t Winner t ianium c Matte c Sherbine g Henry B BauniKTihier g French g TOTALS FG FT F I 1 0 2 0 0 3 1 IB FG FT K o 0 0 t I 4 0 6 11 NORTHWOOD 15 BRITT 14 Northwooj and Britt furnished a thrilling basketball encounter tn class A Joust late Friday morning Britt dropping he game with a score of 15 to 14 Tho Northwood took an early lead and was the victor 12 to 5 at the half when Coach Larsons Brittmen came near gaining the ver dict By winning this game Northwood has a right to compete In tho second round with the winner of Die Forest CityKanawha tilt as a foe This game will be played Saturday nt 11 a m with tho victor going to the finals at night NORTHWCOD 15 FG FT Hagen 5 Gaarfler f 0 Holland t n Narum c 3 Iaw g n Anderson 1 Gunderson g 0 NEAR HOME PORT Ship Sailing Up Atlantic Coast After Concluding Cuban Visit BULLETIN CHARLESTON S March I dirigible Los Angeles passed over Charleston S at oclock this afternoon WASHINGTON March fter one of the longest outings ol er career the dirigible Los Angeles as speeding up the Atlantic coast day for her Lakehurst N hangar vhich she left last Sunday morning nd completed a nonstop flight tc ranee field Panama canal zone At this morning the Los Ange had been in the air exactly five ays and five nights Delayed by reports that conditions be bad for landing at her New ersey station Lieut Com C E Ros ndahl In cahrge of the cratt changed is previous plans to start the second ip of the voyage home from Panamn Vednesday and remained overnight In 3ucanayaba bay Cuba moored to the ender Patoka Informed that the weather would 6 favorable for docking today the hip was cut loose from the Patokas mast yesterday at a turned westward along the southern coast ine of Cuba and flown over the eland She passed over Havana at 55 p m and spent most of the night iver the Btraits of Florida and South Atlantic coast Navy department officials hold thai at no time during her cruise south yard and back has the Los Angeles reached her maximum speed althc ilie clicked off S3 miles an hour at one ime with a tail wind Only about lalf of her maximum efficiency has been employed they say previous to Nov 30 you bought any ilynamtto from Doolcy brothers at Teoria or anywhere No was his answer Did you ever buy any dynamite Toung Reed said he never had fthot any dynamite Minnnsninns tn Belnumd LATIMKR March and Mrs Victor Brown and family Baker who have been visiting at the homo of tlie formers brother P G and family have moved to Rclmomt whore Mr Brown will en gage In farming TOTALS RRITT 14 Thompson f Rydson f Xclson f FG Htnrick c i Knowlcs g 1 Poarcc g o Jacobson s 0 R FT 0 1 1 I r l TOTALS Scheduled for Friday night are th following games two In class B an one In class Corwitli vs Thomp son at 7 oclock Mason City vs Clci at 8 oclock and Sheffield v Kensett at 9 oclock apparently from a family In easy cir cumstances The first boy appeared to bs about 9 years old weighed SO pounds and was four feet tall Tho second lookrd about a year younger weighed 60 pounds and was three feet eigh Inches tall FITCH DEFENDS HITTING HIS WIFE Des Moines Man Tells Court He Wanted to Sober Her DES MOINES March reason were given by Gail Fitch president of a large hair tonic com pany here in Polk county district court for slappinghis wife who ii suing him for a divorce The first he testified was to sober her up after a New Years eve party and the second was because of claim that she made slighting remarks about his father Fitch asserted on the stand that he slapped his wife with and denied her claim of cruel and in human treatment In yesterdays testimony he failed to answer his wifes statement that hs had a love affair with a woman she designated its Mabel of The two were married In 1919 when they wera members ot separate 01 chestraa Kntertalns Belmond Club BBLMOND March H J Bohnlng was hostess to the Kensing ton club at her home Wednesday aft ernoon After a dinner the usual busi ness and social meeting was held indbergh Reaches N Y on Flight From Boston CURTISS FIELD N March 2 Charles A Lindbergh anded here at 11 oclock on his flight rom Boston The colonel and hreo passengers were met t the field by MaJ Thomas G Lanphler Harry K Knlgit and B F Mahoney They left the field at once for New York by motor As soon as Colonel Lindbergh had brot his plane to a stop ho climbed ut evading photographers and Inter viewers went at once to the waiting automobile and was driven to thr Hotel BiHmore Later in the day Lindbergh wa scheduled to attend a conference at tho headquarters of the Daniel O genhelm foundation for the promotion of aeronautics The barber snys church services over the radio are all right hut will never be a success until the radiovi slon comes and she can Kfo xvhat they haye Tribune AUNT HET By Robert Quillen SiflOTTJ We was in a hold fire once an Pn scolded me for stoppin to put on n lint Id rfUlier get scorched limn run out in public wenrin a oldfashioned on ling ;