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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 19, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Mostly fair tonight and Tuesday Slightly warmer Tuesday AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited for 16 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MARCH UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 139 n INT ANOTHER HIGHERUP IN OIL SCANDAL DANADA LINKED ITH TROUBLES U S MINES ominion Railway Owns American Goal Firm Union Man Says WASHINGTON March arges that the Canadian govern int is a party to the attack upon the ilted Mine Workers in the United were made before thesenate at committee today by Oliver K ton union attorney R woodtord Cleveland Ohio ent of the Rail and River Coal was under examination at time Be testified that the com ny was Incorporated under West rginia law but that the stock is exclusively by tho Canadian ttional railways which Is controlled the Canadian government Eaton brot out that Woodford con acted with tho Canadian National furnish coal at a cost plus 25 nts a ton basis and was told that is meant a loss of in a coal ar This led to an effort to reduce min 3 wages Eaton sdid He charged rther that the Canadian government Is participating in a natural re tires of the United States and was ekingto reduce the earnings and standards of the American min 4 p Woodfora testified that he had dis ussed advisability of closing Kjown hfs companys mines with Sir Paenry Thornton president of the Canadian National and that ft was later decided to purchase fuel a lower the nonunion fields West Virginia Y HOSPITAL jiical Comedy Star Had Been on Stage for 20 Years YORK March t Bayes musical comedy actress today in a Brooklyn hospital to was taken to the hospital last day for an abdominal operation was thot to be on the road to re when she suffered a relapse jnight from which she did not ral Jie was born in Milwaukee in 1S80 I was a star on the stage for more 20 years making her first ap Vance In vaudeville in New York he last appearance of Miss Bayes bse real name was Dora Goldberg the day before she entered tho Jjpltal was to stng at two benefits for old friends amongthe pool one for crippled children Wrecked S4 Yields NEW SENSATION V vBduojsiu i Texas Woman Saves Her Husband From Prisoners on Way to Pen Attack Officer Wife Routs Quartet Witn Revolver Fire DEL RIO March Effective use of a sixshooter has en abled Mrs R S Cloud to rescue her husband for the second time this win ter after they had been overpowered by convicts he was escorting to the state penitentiary How Mrs Cloud wife of ft state penitentiary agent probably saved her husbands life Friday was revealed when they arrived here yesterday en route to the prison at Huntsville with 20 of the 21 prisoners they were transporting Attempted to Shoot Guard Airs Cloud was driving one of three machines used to carry tho prisoners when the four men In her husbands car attacked him They seized Clouds pistol and attempted to shoot him Finding lie had removed the cartridges tho men beat him with the weapon and when he produced a knife they took it from him Her shouts attention attracted by the of her husband Mrs Cloud leaped from her machine spraining J A NELSON OF DEGORAH ENTERS CONGRESS RAGE Winneshiek Lawyer Decides to Seek G 0 P Nomina tion From Haugen Visits in Soutli Dnltofa March Q Smith gone to White S where he visit with relatives for a few GlobeGazette fersto Its Readers iBooklet on the stitution Constitution is the Bible oC government It is the founda iof the rights and liberties of and old ijjaml poor In it we find an guaranty of protection for eity and property rights average citizen has no fledge of the relation of the Htutlon to his life and that of hildren He does not fully ap the absolute security he the benefits and privileges his knowledge can be obtained a study of this Inspiring an document i Washington bureau of this has for distribution a book ntaining the Constitution the ation of Independence and of Confederation Send ur copy today Enclose four stamps for return postage tjhiuilding MHB c J Raskin Director Mason City GlobeGazelle tlon Bureau ilngton D C enclose herewith 4 cents In for a copy of the CON BOOKLET March nito announcement that he would con test for the republican nomination for congress from the fourth Iowa district with Rep G N Haugen was made here today by J A Nelson an attor ney From various he safd in a brief formal statement announcing his candidacy I have repeatedly been asked to present my name as a candi date for congress at this coming pri mary on the republican ticket I have decided to do so To make my candidacy clear it fs only fair that I state briefly my stand with preference to some of the most vital Issues I am now and have al ways been interested in agriculture It must be conceded on every hand that this is the foremost industry in the northwest and primary in the na tion In the past it has lacked effec tual legislation In addition to this there are other problems that need ser ious attention such as labor law en forcement transportation and the service man especially tho disabled I ant in favor of the constitution ana that the holding of elective public office should be limited in the interest of democracy so that none is denied an equal and fair chance to serve his He added that he was a prosfdent man Previous reports that Mr Nelson would contest with Mr Haugen were characterized authorized aa premature and mi ner ankle As she approached Clouds car she opened fire with a pistol on two of the men who started to run She wounded one and he surrendered as did two others One escaped The 14 men in the lead machine a specially constructed truck and the three in Mrs Clouds car made no effort to escape Saved Hubbys Life Before As thero were no guards with the caravan except the driver of the truck and Hie Clouds they were un ablo to start an immediate hunt lor the prisoner who escaped Mr Cloud was only slightly injured and they continued the trip Mrs Cloud was first credited with saving her husbands life about two months ago when they were trans porting three prisoners from a Jail to tho penitentiary at Huntsville Cloud was overpowered chained to a tree and was being beaten by the men when Mrs Cloud entered the fray and routed tho trio Altho the three escaped across the border into Mexico they were later recaptured SCORE HURT IN BOMB EXPLOSION IN KANSAS CITY Former Convict Confesses He Was Hired to Lead Wrecking KANSAS CITY March A scoro or moro of north side resi dents aro nursing minor injuries re ceived when an explosion last night wrecked a threestory brick storehouse and damaged buildings over a large area While doors were blown from hinges in nearby homes and windows broken for a radious ot more than two blocks no one was seriously injured Eight persons received treatment by many ex ambulance surgeons and hibited cuts from glass Altho tho causo of the blast was unknown police were informed by ter rified residents of the district that two men were seen leaving the building shortly before the explosion The latest of a scries of explosions which damaged homes and office buildings was followed within 48 hours by a con fession from a former convict that he been hired to lead a wrecking SPRING HEARS BUT SNOW FLIES Eastern States Get Heavy Snow as Seasons Open ing Nears NEW YORK March With spring officially but two days away parts of the cast today were digging from under one of the heav iest snowfalls of the winter Along the Atlantic seaboard the storm rode in on a gale which at a velocity of is miles an hour Inland the snow laid a blanket of 3 to 17 inches deep the countryside breaking down trees and bushes but proving little hin drance to transportation The heaviest fall was reported from Ausable Forks N a few miles south of Pittsburgh where 17 inches was recorded In Pennsylvania the snow ranged in depth from 3 to 14 Inches In Boston there was a heavy rain while Mew York city expcrieced a slight slset turned to rain storm which later The snow storm was held respon sible for a collision near Sta tion Quebec between a freight and a r jsenger train of tho Canadian Na tional railways In which tour passen gers and three members of tho train crew were injured Sn6w obscured signals set against one train had crew to force employment of union labor The buildingwas used as a store house by Miko MeSEino proprietor of an adjoining hotel of that name Mes sino and five members of his family wore in the living room of their home when the blast occurred All were hurled to the floor and suffered slight injuries He professed ignorance of any possible motive that may have led to a bombing Explosions in various parts of the city over a period of several months havo damaged buildings While some of the blasts were attributed to gag leaks discovery of burned fuses and other evidence of bombs having been used led to an intensive investigation Wearing a mask and introduced Senator Brookhart Mr Toblns identity never would have been flues tloned Cellar Rapids Gazette uw vBduojsiu i i Plane Saves Residents of Snowbound Town reJief to an arniy transport plane piloted nlfho Dr Upper picture i the town Oar Weather Man GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at oclock a m Monday Holiest Sunday p m above Lowest Sunday uiRlit above At a in Monday26 ahove For like period ending at oclock Sunday morning Highest Saturday p m above Lowest Saturday nisht 21 above The wind refused to stay put In a southerly direction Saturday and the ascent of the mercury which started so bravely WAS suddenly halted For the past six days the maximum temp erature has not varied more than 8 degrees and tho minimum teperatures have linen alost as constant The wind Monday morning wits In the north west bringing an element of chilli I ness to tho bright sunshine Residents of Indore Laud Nancy Miller One of Maharajahs Two Other Wives Refuses to Attend Rites India March citizens of Indore today praised former Miss Nancy Ann Miller of Seattle for the self possession and easo with which she went thru a prolonged and imposing ceremony to become the wife or Sir Tukoji Rao Holkar form er maharajah of Indore Prom tho time she appeared with gold ornaments on her bare toes in a sari of silk and gold brocade and wearing a diamond ring and bangles sot with brilliants the American girl vrent thru the trying ordeal with com posure She smiled and chatted with the bridegroom occasionally during the ceremony at the end of which she became her highness Maharanee Devi Sharmista The senior maharanee who was re cently reconciled to her husbands tak ing a third wife was present tnruout the twoday ceremony and assisted in it The junior maharanee who has been reported plunged in grief over Tukoji Raos taking another wife did not at tend the ceremony Tukoji Rao resplendent in dla nids and wearing a iuby necklace appeared calm and absorbed during the rites Occasionally he nodded rcc o0nlUon to parsonages In the assem blage Miss Millers grandmother who sat on a chair next to tho bride groom watched the lenffthy proceed Inff with Intense interest Gotham Cornish Tells Tunney He Must Reply to Three Challengers NEW YORK March New York state athletic commission took a hftnd In the heavyweight sit uation today by asking Cleno Tunney to reply formally to tho challenges on file here for a title match in bchnlf of Jack Sharkey Tom Heeney and Johnny KIsko The challenges are in that order according to Commissioner VVIllium Muldoon with Sharkoys nnmo at UIP head of the list inspite of his recent defeat by RIsko Tunney In a telegram addressed to him at Miami Beacli was Informed that thn customary sixmonths period ot grace allowed champions after a fight expires March 22 Will Rogers PALM BEACH March IS Jimmy just blew into Palm Beacli tho winter resi dence of ISTew Yorks mayors on time I am here giving a benefit for tho Salvation Army tonight and Jimmy has graciously agreed to Introduce That shows you that these mayors stick together even 1C one has been thrown out I think that town out west you never hoar its name any made a mistake by canning me and New York would make a blg ger mistake if they ever let Jim my go He is n great ul for Tammany hall He is to them what tjio Prince of Wales is to England without the fall Yours ROGERS Copyright 1928 3 KILLED WHEN AIRPLANE FALLS Playing in Front Yard Hurt as Ship Hits Earth WILMINGTON March collapse of one wins of an airplane sent three men to a spec tacular death here yesterday and re sulted in the injury of two children The pilot and two pnssen feet above Wilming ton tho right wing of tho plane was seon to give way The force of the wind thrust the broken against tho propeller and the machine went Into a npso dive CrashingInto the front yard of a homo where aevcrat children were playing It struck two of them and In jured them slightly Jacinto Zamudlo 14 was knocked unconscious and a piece of the plane tore an from little girt Marquette Bridge Is Threatened by Ice Jam March iraffic icross Mississippi here has ecn blocked since noon yesterday by a Jfim of ice 10 feet thick which has olged in pontoon bridge of Milwau kee railroad Dynamiting of tho Ice ins been going on since daybreak to day It is the Jam may UuU or hours Urldgomen say It Is one of tho worst ice gorges years Pete Delgado Establishes Defense Plea Preliminary Hearing Results in Dismissal of Charge of Manslaughter The motion for dismissal of man slaughter charges against Pete Del gado In connection with the shooting and death of Crespln Raina was sus tained by Poiice Judge Forbes following tho preliminary hearing at tho police station Saturday afternoon J Frank Hayes served us attorney for tho defendant while Assistant County Attorney Charles Barlow ac ted for tho slate Tjvck ot corroboration in tho stories told by Jesus Perez the states wit ness at the coroners inquest and at tho preliminary hearing arid the dove tailing ot tho descriptions of the shooting related by the other eye wit nesses Miguel Antotla Santos Mur Illo nnd Delgado paved the way for dismissal ot tho charges Stores Differed Perez was the only witness to relate nn entirely different story at the hear ing than the onetold at the coroners Inquest At tho coroners Inquest he had testified that he left Ihe house at 1740 Pennsylvania avenue northeast before tho shot was fired At Satur days hearing ho maintained that he was in the house the time lie stated that ho and Crespin the slain man had had three or four bottles of store beer before going to pay TURN TO PAGE 14 COLUMN 8 ASIATIC FLEET TO VISIT CHINA Japan Is Included in Annual Tour of Eastern Waters Return Next Fall MANILA March ly the flagship Pittsburgh tho Asiatic Heet of the United States navy left Manila today on its annual cruise of China waters The fleet will visit Hong Kong and Japanese ports enroute This will be Ih0 first time that American wnrshipn have visited japan since the 1023 earthquake Tho submarine division of thefleet will proceed to China next month and the entire fleet Is nchedulcd to return to the Philippines next fall Naval Board Views Bodies in Submarine Victims Will Be Taken From Undersea Tomb Alter Nightfall BOSTON March oC ho six members of the crew of tho iubmarlne S4 were reviewed by a laval board of investigation this after noon In the first threequarters of an hour ot its examination tho board found no message or other written re cords The board entered the submarine shortly after 1 oclock and threequar tors of an hour later one of its mem bers stationed at a telephone inside tho up word ot its pro gress Had Died In Bunks Ho said that the position of the six bodies indicated that all tho men had died In their bunks and that later their bodies had been washed out The body of Graham Newell Fitch was ying under a work bench on the star board side just nft ot the torpedo tubes It was identified by his naval academy ring and naval academy sweater Three bodies were at the foot of a ladder and two in tho after part ot the lorpeclo room under bunks All the aodlcs were covered with mud IS COUNTED ON FROM SIDDONS Would Be Criminal to Mention Suspects Name Says Nye 4 BUIAETIX WATERLOO March Wilbur Mnrsh former treas urer of the democratic national committee leffc early today foe Washington where oil Wednes day he will appear to testify be fore the senate Teapot Domo in vestigating committee Mnrsh will be questioned on ilia eliarges that ho and Freil Upliam tho republican treasurer agreed In 1923 not to report party contribu tions Marsh denied such mcnt PLACED IN DRYDOCK BOSTON March submarine S4 raised on Saturday from the ocean tottom oEE Cape Cod where she hacV lain since being sun by the coastguard destroyer Pauldln on Bee 17 and towed here wtt placed in tho drydock nt the navi yard at high water shortly after 3 a m today It was arranged that several divers from ths Falcon should board the submarine ahead of the medical of fleers to do some preliminary cleaning up As the level of the water In the dry dock gradually was lowered the of tile S4 came Into view Immediate iftcr it was clear Com Hnrold S Saunders who liad assisted Capt Srnest J King in the salvage opera iojis walked aboard bareheaded a basket of pink carnations in his hand He walked slowly to a point mldivay between the torpedo compartment TURN TO PAGE U COLUMN 7 MASON GITYANS WIN FOUR CUPS High School Debaters Carry Off All Honors at Cedar Falls The Mason City high school debute reached the climax of a must mccessful season when they wcro tho unnualified winners of tho debate ournamnt held at Cedar Falls Match 6 and 17 Coach Crosen entered two earns who succeeded in winning all ho cups offered The local debaters irot homea first place cup a second ilace cup and two individual CIIPH There were ten teams entered in 1 tournament The surprising part it the meet was that the two Mason Hity teams were left to debate each other in the finals The Mnson City affirmative team composed of Tom osteloff and Thayer Cnrrlo finally downed the Mason City negative earn composed of Paul Pcdelly and Virgil Shook Tom Yoseloff nnd Thayer Curilo were presented not on y with the first placo trophy but also vlth Hie two individual cups The Inn I debate was decided by three ox ert Tho decision was two 0 one for tlio affirmative It Is Interesting to note that both om and Thayer aro sophomores vhich leaves them two jcars more to iebate forthe local high school Those wo boys went thru the season this enr without a defeat In the Cedar tournament they reached the Inala by defeating teams from Vin on and Cedar Falls The Mnsori City nepntlvo team composed ot Pnnl cdelty and Virgil Shook won thpir vay to the finals by ttama rom Independence nnd Codar Falls The tournament wns sponKnrfd lie Iowa State Teachers college of 3cdnr Falls This is the first yenr hat this meet has been held It will irobably be nn annum affair Tho question UHod at tho tournament wns Thnt a federal hoard of crhicntlon should bo established 1 secretary In tho presiilents Conch Crosen hns heen commended or tho excellent records madn hy thp lebaters The liljrh school teams ire Inslnftheir season with sixteen vie cries and only two defeats aftnee March Speculation as to a hitherto unnamed Igherup who might have been In in the Teapot Domo scandal led for uppermost attention in the atest oil political disclosures today vlth sharp attacks from both republi can and democratic sources on Harry p Sinclairs contribution to he republican party in 1923 The senate investigating vill not meet until Wednesday Mean while it Is expected to make far inquiry into reports it has intimating that a high offi cial Or leader in American life yet to bo mentioned in the five years of in vestigation aa connected with oil cases in some questionable mamrew This new the will determine day in the Into the distribution of Slncair bond contributions handled by the late Fred W Upham treasurer of the republican national committee Mentions Xcw Senator Nye republican North Da cota chairman of tho senate Dome committee Indicated that Slrt dong was expected to tell a rather startling story night In Baltl iiore tho committee chairman Haid If reports given to niir committee re true a name Is involved thnt vould bo criminal to mention until urther investigation of tha basis oC he charges IK Senator Capper Kansas TURN TO FACE 14 COLUMN 8 wih cab WOULD CHANGE ITHIRDS RULE Smith Friends Move to Pre vent Deadlock at Convention NKW YORK March vew York Times today says friends of iovornor Smilh havo in mind in vent that ho loses Iowa nml Cali ornia primaries n plan for modlfl atlon oC tlie rulo requiring a two hircl vote for nomination ot a presl ontinl candidate at the democratio national convention The proposal is to have the convon lon adopt a resolution ho twothird rule shall remain in orco for 15 ballots and that if no lOmintitlon Is made before that omlnation then shall be by a major ty vote They that the adoption ot a resolution would prevent a UK took place in the 19M convention AUNT HET By Robert Quillcn I lilnmft Sftlliu more limn do Ihe man A nmu ninl tfiko no liberties unless llic gives liim reason to believe shell stnmi ior ;