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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 15, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Mostly cloudy tonight nnd Friday probably snow In extreme west and extreme south portions continued cold AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL XXXV F1VE CENTS PER COPY MARCH 15 1928 North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited Tor the Home UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL SERVICE NO 136 HOPE REVIVED FOR HINCHLIFFES SAFETY INVESTIGATIONS SEEK TO PLACE DISASTER BLAME Residents of Stricken Area Bitter Toward Los Angeles BULLETIN WASHINGTON March the St Francis dam disaster Secretary Work today ordered an inspection of all reservoirs anddams operated un der the reclamation bureau BULLETIN LOS ANGELES March MulhoHand chief engineer of the Los Angeles bu reau of water and power after a thoro inspection of tho scene of the St Francis dam collapse de clares his belief today that a series of landslides above tiie dam caused the catastrophe Something terrific happened to lireah that huge mass of concrete Into Mulhollaiid said Water and power bureau engi neers reported they found evi dences of three slides above the dam which poured the earth into Ihe lake suddenly raising its lev el and finally forcing the gigantic buttress to collapse SANTA PAULA March against the city s Angeles Began to show itself in San Francisqulto canyon and tne Santa Clara river valley today as in terest centered upon numerous cor oners inquests and other Investisa tlon to determine responsibility Cor the loss of hundreds ot lives and mil s of dollars In property in ine fat Sandino Asks Senate to WithdrawTj S Troops Ar WSUI TO BROADCAST HIGH SCHOOL GAMES DURING TOURNAMENT IOWA March Play by play reports oE games In the state high school basketball tournament will be broadcast by station WSUI ot the University of Iowa The wave length ia meters WSUI went on the air at 3 oclock this afternoon and will be on at tonight 2 oclock Friday Friday night and at Saturday night when the fin als will be played SENATE IS TOLD 1 IN WAKE OF FLOOD WATERS FROM BROKEN MINE OWNERS ASKED CLEANUP Stewart Says Not Guilty Before Court tandard Oil Head Arraigned on Indictment Granted 20Day Delay WASHINGTON March Robert W Stewart chairman of the oard of thei Standard Oil company of ndlana pleaded not guilty today to harges of violating the law in refus ng to answer questions asked by the enate Teapot Dome committee The oil man was arraigned In the District of Columbia supreme court his counsel aslted for 20 days In which the defense might determine the method by which it will attack the indictment Chief Justice McCoy granted the re quest and continued Stewarts bond ot Less than five minutes ivere re IreA tor tha arraignment and Sten id away Reporter Says Operators Prepared Pits for Solons Visit March A memorandum purporting to tie ai order from the Pittsburgh Coal com pany to its mine superintendents t clean up all unsightly conditions prior to the recent inspection of il mines by Ihe senate subcommittee Was introduced in the senate invest gallon ot the bituminous industry to day by Harry T Brundidge a r porter for the St Louis Star Brundidffe who went thru the ing territory recently for hia pape said ho had paid to a mine ei ploye for the letter which read IE the committee desires to que tion any ot our employes see to that you present men you can trn who can be depended upon to the right kind of answers It yon are examined by the committee do not answer questions you think might be harmful to our interests The com pany will protect The reporter would not vouch for the authenticity ot the document but said be had obtained it only after an employe had told him that conditions had recently been cleaned This was white the senate subcommittee was Inthat section said Bruudidge adding that he had informed Sena tors Gooding republican Idaho and Wheeler democrat Montana of the r at the time Writer Brot Letter From Rebel Chief General Protests Barbarism of Your Troops in My March Theoccasional pleas in congress for he RUMOR SAYS HE AND WOMAN ARE ALIVE ON ISLAND Victor Boat Set Out From Maine Port to Probe Unconfirmed Report BULLETIN vithdrawal trom Nicaragua marines now hunt Saijdlno In an effort to re store peace have been added to by one rom Sanciino himself In a message Indirectly delivered to the senate the Nicaraguan lender de clares that unless the marines nr taken away he could not be responsi ble for the safety of any North Am erican official resident in Nlcarnguan Letter Brot to Borah Replacement of Artolfo Diaz now president of Nicaragua by some Nc nraguan not a candidate for the or flee and supervision ot tho comlnslUKl UlCllfUCl elections in that country by LutlnAm PORTLAND Maine March Evening Ex press learns that coast guards at the Biddeford pool station this afternoon were investi gating an unconfirmed report that a yellow ohject and two human beings possibly the missing Endeavour and its oocupanls Gap I Walter R Hinchliffe and the Hon Mackay are safe on Slratton Island about two miles off A woman who made tlie re erieanrepreseTitaMves instead ot slalcd that ttHllO it WES Marines are two other conditions for I Imisiy many persons gathered peace laid down hy baiidmo n DrHinrd His message together with corre On ho heath at Old UlCimrcl could unmistakably see the object and the two be between himself and Rear Admiral David F Sellers commander I icncs negotiations were made public yesterday after their submission to Chairman Borah of the senate foreign SNOW MAY KEEP RESCUERS FROM tinacoOuaWss thrust In fe foreground when rehaMlltatlo committees charged that the souther California metropolis had usurped th water rlshts of the valley In St Francis dam Lays Blame on City Dr W D Mott former stale sena tor from Santa Paula Informed Gov C C Young that the responsibility is that of a selCIsh city that took the water belonging to Mott slld his opinion had been expressed In answer to a question put by the chief execu tive who had asked ifor an opinion on responsibility for the disaster C C Teaguei chairman of the Santa Clara valley committee In an address Bald We want Los Angeles to Unuw that it 1ms taken millions from The city of Los Angeles will try to minimize the damage and prove that we are not entitled to league continued We probably will liavo to appeal to tho General Inquests Started Inciuests were ordered started at Fillniore Moorpark Santa Paula and Oxnard today Governor Young signi fied his intention ot launching a state Investigation and the stale railroad commission announced plans for a A committee ot eleven Ventura clti rens was the hoard of sup ervisors to determine the extent of damage In the count 300 Unaccounted For Meanwhile the opinion was ex pressed by several persons in the TUHN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 3 mait r at the time with Tfrtfet ft Win Tnlttb ton and Albert J Hopkins Chicago gf he CoM company and Hornins No 4 mine of the Pittsburgh Stewart was indicted after he had refused to reply to questions of the oil committee regarding whether he lad discussed the bonds of the Conti lental Trading company with Harry F Sinclair He was arrested by the senate ser geant nt arms but obtained his liberty on n writ of habeas corpus which still is pending FORMER IOWAN DIES IN LONDON Charles M Sheldon Once of Des Moines Was Noted Artist March M Sheldon Des Moines nrtist vho haK lived In London for 37 years s dead here He coveied world events for the British illustrated magazines le died after an operation As a young man Sheldon worked n Chicago ICinsaa City and New Or leans After completing his studies in Par is lie covered the SpanishAmerican war for the famous Black and White magnzlne He also covered Kitchener at Khartum King Edwards corona tion Ihe marriage of tha King of The GlobeGazette Offers a Portrait of Charles A Lindbergh An autographed picture of the reat flyer on cameo card hand and durable whether framed r untrained has heen obtained by ur Washington information bu eau for readers who want some hing better than a newspaper lipping or poster of Colonel Lind bergh From the great variety of photo graphs in the files of the largest lortrait gallery at the nations capital Colonel Lindbergh selected his studio portrait and signed it The print Is 5i by 9 inches and may be mounted and framed in any size Available to our readers for only G cents in stamps Use the coupon Spain and the South African war His mother Mrs G Sheldon lives In Des Moinea and also his broth er Frank Y Terminal Coal corporation FT DODGEGIRL THOTKIDNAPED Child Seen to Leave Leigh in Car Driven by Stranger FOIIT PODGE March M grniidiunth er of 5 year old iweiloljn Pharea reported kidnaped nt IeiRh today is authority for the stale inent Hint her son Guy Phareg father of tlie chilli is Ihe man who the Hide girl from tlie home of her grandparents i Nebraska LK1GIT March Gwendolyn rhnies 5 year old daugh ter of Mr and Mrs Guy Iliarea of Fort Dodge is believed to have been kidnaped heie early this morning when a stranger driving a large nuto inoblle bearing nn Iowa license drove iwoy with her toward the west The child has een living willi her grandparents Mr and Mrs V A Lennerman Leigh for the pist seven months The supposed kidnaper according to local police was aliout J5 years old Will Rogers Says JACKSONVILLE MarcVv Two Marble Rock Bus Accident Victims Back MAUBLB ROCK March ot the Injured Marble Hock bus schoo children were able to return to thiii homes here yesterday They nre Max 13arnett 8 and Glen Schaffer 0 Others are recovering and wore a mitted this mustache dascription Officers ad partly con Our Weather Man Frederic J Hnsltin Director The Mason CHy OlobeOazctle Information Bureau Wasliinfiton D C I enclose herewith fi cents ill stamps or coin for which please send me a copy of he Linil liergh portrait Naino Street cmred with that of the childs father nltho could see no reason why the father should have adopted such methods to tha child Mrs Lennorman told the Associated Press however that from the descrip tion of the man in the ear she did not lielleve he was Gwendolyns father Mr and Mrs Phares she snld had had no domestic trouble that she knew ot that would prompt either of them lo kidnap their daughter Authorities thriiout this section of Nebraska were notified by long dis tance telephone and posses began combing Iho countryside but three hours after the girl hart been spirited away no trace of her her supposed Kidnaper or the car had been reported SeKridge Field Plane Is on Way Thru Storm to Detour Mich MARIE Mich March ragijjs snow storm which during tho night heaped even higher the great drifts In this section threalened loday to cut off all possibility of immediate aid for tho suffering inhabitants of Upjiei peninsula villages One hope remained that the great Douslaa transport plane piloted ly 1 Sopor and rylng four passengers which left fridge field at a m today the relict of tha snowbound villa of the upper Sllchlsan might sue cecd in breaking thru the storms Food Supply Exhausted The food supply of Detour has been reported virtually exhausted nnd Hie wood and coal supply is low At least two persons were known lo be seriously ill In tho village which tue snow has isolated for two Residents of Delour who cleaned anil leveled a large space on a snow covered field for a landing place foi the transport plane wave to do their work over again today as fresh snow fell Dr John Deadman veteran miiHh er tried to reach Detour with medi cal supplies yesterday He declared his dogs were virtually exhausted ot ter plowing thru tho drifts In soius places more than 15 feet in rteplh Radio Clieera Victims DETROIT MarcU dio and occasional telephone com munlcatlos with the outside world serve to cheer the flresidea ot the Job again Be It Mississippi valley Vermont FJoi Ida or California no ona Knows when his section may be next Just think four Sundays ago T drove all over that beautiful and peaceful valley in California and visited the Harry Carey ranch Florida has been mighty nice about It Yesterday they headlined it as an earthquake thru forceof habit but lodny they have stuck to lie truth AVe have pieat rivalries hut it dont take much to wipe it out when something hap pens Yours TIOGERS Copyright FIREMEN SEARCH FOR THREE LOST IN STORM LAKE Overturned Boat and Coat of One Victim Are Located waving A man who refused to re a i veal his idenlily telephoned relations committee by Lewis S I nnrl rp nett associate editor of tho Nation the Lvcnlllg RSB llKi re Borah had no comment to malie on yettlcd similar lIHOlmaUon tha documents were btot to this country for Sanrtino by Carleton I Beales special Correipondent ot the I magazine Signed IJroopV tor tho lather and J lie said thai Ihe yellow thing and two people could ba R iCostigan in Bitter Slam Against Cal Drennan Replies to Healys Charges of Delegate Trading JlolieCazettu her figures for 21 hour period ending at oclock a m Thinsday Inchest Wednesday p 37 above Wednesday nisht 21 above At n m Tluirsdny23 Allho the sun shone brightly all day Wednesday it seemed to laclt com plete conviction because there was n chilly wind out of the north And tna wind was bark on the job Thursday movnlug along with the sun UKS MOINRS March In answer to a challen by M F lealy democrat Fort Dodge that he niilein affidavit denyingoffer of laces on the Polk county delegation o the dumocrntlo slate convention In relurn for the presidential endorse ment of K T Meredith W Dren nan declared licre that whatever he did in this connection was proper No stlil Mr Drennnn has the risht to question my lionest and conscientious efforts to oblnln the Iowa delegation for 11 T Mr Henly Is chalrmnn of tlie Smith forpicsldent organlaition in Iowa 600 residents of Detour as tliey await the hrealcinK r a snow block tide that has Isolated the village tit 15 days How neighbors gather in homes church lodge rooms and the towr stores to discuss the blockade an their food shortage and to receive ra dio programs and news bulletins wa told by Tohn McGulre village dent In a telephone conversation wit the Detroit News The have no fear of suffei ing from nctiml hunger for about 1 lays yet MoGutre said altho the ui plies of lard butter beans potatoe md most meats are virtually lausted Rely on Canned Fruit They are relying chiefly upon canned food diet he said Because of the snow anil the foo fuel crisis hardly any one ommissioners Colleagues Also Come in for Criticism March lie longsmouldering fires ot dis Bieement in the tariff commission ere rekindled momentarily tuday ilh tho sudden resignation of its old st member Commissioner Edward Costigan of Denver who multaneously delivered an outspoken Hack against three of his colleagues ml President Coolidge The last of tho original Woodrow Vilson appointees Costigan tarmin Lted exactly 11 years on the cornmis ion yesterday by tendering his resig lation and taking a parting shot at he high tariff or Marvin group the sixmember Iwdy olalr In a letter to Senator Robinson rkansas democratic floor lender vho two years ago headed a com viiltee Investigation nf the tariff body lie reliving commissioner long at oggtilieads with the administrations tariff policies assailed Coolidge for failure to lower rates when tho evidunce clearly demanded it anil charged lint executive had helped to wreck Ihe commissions Chairman Thomas O Marvin of STORM March Search is made in Storm for tho bodies of three persons be lieved to have drowned last when the small boat In which they were riding oiipsixeil The missing are Hnrley Bethards former lifeguard who was man ning the email motordriven boat K II Larson city waterworks engineer and his 10 year old son Burnett Lar son Tho Ihree started across the lake Inst evening for a casino and when they failed lo return early today rela llvea began a search finding the cap sfxed boat and a coat belongingto one of tlie three City firemen todas are using grappling hooks In an ef fort to locate the bodies Xelhrmls had grown up In eotislni contact with the lake activities am was the son of a former owner of n leet of boats had llvcil her Nloaragrunn people I protest against continued harbarlsm of your forces In my coun tiy auch aa the recent total destruc tion of the town ot Qullall I shall never recognize a government Imposed by a foreign power I demand Ihe Im mediate withdrawal of the Invalids only a few month a CHIEF SAYS HURRY MANAGUA NICARAGUA March marines today vere orders of their commander make stringent efforts to wipe out lie Sandino revolt lor weeks supplies have been mov ng steadily into northern Nicaragua where Gen Augnallno Sandino has cen active Airplanes motor truck tk train and oxen were used Today observers pointed to tho me morandum ot Brig Gen Ixigan Fe lanrt to his command ns the explana tion for the movement of supplies nnri munitions General Feland urged untiring effort in tha Immediate fn Hne in onler lhat the task of Ihe ma rines might be completed in the short est possible lime BORAH PLANS TO REPAniNCLAIR Idaho Senator Says Sum of Offered to Square Debt March i Senator Borah is prepared to raise the to repay Harry Sin clair oil operator and lessee of Tea pot Dome for his contribution to tho republican party if Hie republican na Shaw First Edition Sells for Was Dedicated to lowan a viscounts daughter had followed princess to death in tho latest attempt to fly the perilous western alrlane ot Ihe 7iorth Allanic Thoro was sill hope that thp Tlon Rlsle and Walter lllnch liffe British wnr nee hud somehow fscaped the fatemet last Kiimmor y the Princess mid her two ntid by NunsressDr ml Coll hut it was tlio hope of Miss Maekny llfncliliffc took oft in Ktiglrind at oclock eastern standard lime Tuesday hy the most optimistic computation their gasoline rould only have kHit them alnft until dawn lodny Definllp Hrunl But hours aftpr that no deflnltn had received of them anil vlsitorn generally feared that the orth Atlantic yet In ti ulrplano iti the weslorly direction Increased the number of Its vie inis y two American repiesnntntlvps of ITinch iffe admitted that the situation wan of tiie utmost gravity but they re used lo abandon hope They cabled Mrs llinchlirre that tlioy felt there vas a rensonabto chance that the gold and bla k plane Endeavour had landed on the ice of tho frozpn nnrlh In some naccessible yortlott of Newfoundland or Xova HLOtla rr had been picked up ut sea by Homo small vessel un NEW YORK March first edition of George Bernard Shaws first book Byron was sold to M W Hill a a Xew York auction yesterday fo CO The English author dedicates his lo scrlptlon on the flylenc ot the volum W O D Peterson Stratford In who sent me a dollar lilll It ever other collector of autographs In th United Stales would do the snma I should be a millionaire Most of them send me only two tlonal committee declines to net on cent American postage stamps which hia siiKfjestion for sucJi a move Announcing today that he ha equipped with wlrelcsa Many Hoard Fitful hope wns kept alive in luarters hy almost countless repots nf persons who had hcnrd or aectt plnnea BcudUIng thru the skies on tha nir course from Newfoundland to Bos ton or New York or Philadelphia But nil of thcaa reports were vague none of tho planes neen or heard waif Identified ns llie ICndcnvour and tho hours passed It became a ly lhat Miss MncUay anca TO 12 COLUMN wcrkinp now the town president said There is very little tobacco left ami nona of it Is In the hands of the storekeepers The school continues to operate the children innklns their way In avd from the school hciise thru lanes out in the snow drifts Massachusetts and commissioners Sherman J Lowell York and Kdgnr B lirossard of Xlah were those against whom Cosligan leveled his at tack within the commission Declaring they lincl been reckless on occasions In their treatment of facts and tho he said this group ind consistently worked for higher rates and against Important reduc tions and that tho manipulation of the commission since 1922 is hut a part of the lotal picture of present day Washington In an era which history niay yet summarize as tlio age ut DauRhtcry Fall and isirnuon s President ceived voluntary subscriptions already totaling more than from vari ous citizens the Idaho senator de clared lie was ready to go ahead nucl ask fur a subscription enoush lo moot Ilia payment of Sinclair Definite steps toward raising Ihe funds are awaiiinp a final response from tlio republican rominillee on his proposal hilt the oil mans contribu tion he repaid Tf ho raised the money Senator Tiorali said he would oeal directly with Sinclair Hoover has every neccssaij o ficntinn except a Itaplds Gazcltenepulillcaii ai e not negotiable in Ibis Austinville Man Is Fined for Robbery of Hometown Postoffice March IS Marcus Ivole of Austinville was fined and given a sentence of ona year in nil suspended on good behavior here Judgo M F1 Kdwards Kole pleaded guilty to a charge of entering and robhlnR the Austinville postoffice several weeks aso Dick Voope of Aj lington appeared as his attorney A ax bill never is attractive until it has been receipted Mihvaiita Journal Pioneer Wright County Woman Is Laid to Rest CLARION March Free orick illed Monday nisrht af ter a Ivrief Illness with Mrs Tolilnian SO years old and was a pioneer of Wright county Funeral services were held Wednesday after noon ami burial made at Woman Confesses She Drowned Her Young Child March Mrs Kemp yesleivlay li a patrolman a written confession that she drowned her li inoiulis oltl Vuigh ter at Hayti S on April 1 and burned homo lo concea the rulice arc investigating AUNT HEX By Robert Quilten lla is soeiahlfi nil my is IIR donl lo visilin hrcitnsc he fil rosllosri siilin where hr cinil iul liis feet on the ;