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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 21, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Fair tonieM and Thursday slightly warmer tonight in east and south por tions AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited Tor Hie Home 1 I VOL XXXV F1VE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE MASON CITY MARCH 21 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 141 KV AAAV WILBUR MARSH DENIES UPHAM AGREEMENT SEARCH SHOWS HARDING HAD Newspaper Investigator Says Securities Are of Other Issue ST March St V Louis PostDispatch staff correspon ent reported an inspection ot the record ot the the late Pres Ident Harding made by him today a llarion Ohio established that he pus none ot worth of Con tinental Trading company Libert bonds involved in the oil investisa tion Senator Nye chairman the sen ate Teapot Dame committee an yiounced in Washington Monday thrt the committee would search for Con tinental bonds in the estate of the late president kept by C D Schafner executor of the estates of both Pres ident and Mrs Harding show the PostDispatch correspondent said that President Harding possessed worth ot liberty Bonds and that Mrs Harding possessed worth ot Liberty bonds The bonds bought by the Continen tal company were ot the first Liberty bonds issued in 1917 and were all of denomination President Hard ing possessed worth of the first loan bonds but none was of a denomination the correspond vnt said and their numbers did not correspond with numbers oC t any ot the Continental bends Two of Mrs tlrst loan bonds were Lfor 1500 each six were for each and one nas for Will Rogers March 20 glad to see Colonel Lindbergh got the Wilson prize for the greatest contribution to international peace and good I thot lor awhile there that the marines would get that They are the only Americana that have been in as many countries as Lind bergh I am glad he is taking the senators and congressmen Hying 1C he can get them air broke why they will all be boosters foi it That was a smart trick doing tliat Well thats about all he does Yours ROGERS Coyprlght 1928 RADIO MESSAGE ENDS FEAR FOR ARCTICJFLYERS Wilkins Sends All After Days Silence Flew Thru Storm SEWARD Alaska March that Capt George H Wilkins Arctic explorer and Lieut Carl Ben Eielson pilot might have crashed in completing their 500 mila flight from Fairbanks to Point Barrow were dis lelled late last night when radio com nunication was reestablished with the explorer News of the safety of the polar ex plorers received by Capt Robert B Woolverton ot the army signal corps radio message sent by Wilkins at his bass of operations said All He repeated the mespuye ieveral times and then added clear and May Have Smashed in Landing The final message transmitted by him on his flight Monday from Fair bankstp Point Barrow was going to Then the radio stopped short When efforts to get in touch with Wilkins failed yesterday it was con i DORIS MCDONALD ESCAPES DEATH FIN ANCIER IS CHARGED WITH LAW CONTEMPT BIG NAVAL BILL IS REPORTED BY HOUSE MEMBERS Expenditure Provided for Navy Supply Is 359 Million March sidered possible that his plane which Proposing the largest expenditure for was equipped with skiis tor landing the naval establishment since the Ice might have smashed in 2 Dl iVashlngton limitations conference the process the annual navy department supply The plane was known to have bill was reported to the house today passed thru a storm on its trip il by its appropriations committee kins having kept the signal corps sta The measures total tion here advised oJ bis progress was an increase of above With the crew and plane sate at current funds but a deciease ot 1 Lfteh center oC v will go ahead for series of flights the Aictic The plane Is test flight north IOWAN ON STAND n i o n Projectionists and Musicians to Be Em ployed The controversy that has existed liojectlonlsts came to an end Wcdnes y henceforth union men will be nployed in the two establishments it seven months between the man Kement of tho Palace and Bijou ieaters and the union musicians and said that the increase was brot about chiefly by the mounting coats of naval aviation and also by he fact that all eight of the on cruisers authorized in 1021 will be uider construction at one Can See No Cut in Costs Tho committee can vision no rospeet of declining naval costs ip Lhe immediate the report ndded Indeed all indications point to an appreciable and immediate up ward The 1G new warship construction program recently approved by the The Canadian cabinet council at Ottawa it is learned lias prepared an order communing the death sentence of Doris McDonald above o a life iernt in prison The pnperg are awaltine the governor generml signature The council however refused to Issue a commutation to TtmvteUa of the driver to hanged aviation modernization capita ships and the possibility house stated jThe controversy arose on Aupr 20 hen the orchestra musicians walke Hit because they and the theater man fljement could not come to an agree as to terms in renewing a con This also affected the projec who went out in a sympathy 1 Liove because of an agreement be I Vneen the two national organizations This announcement was made Wert by L T Bowen secretary ot Mason City federation of musl ins 1 M mffner manager of the and Hniiy M Weinbei g s Molnes general manager of the States theaters am extremely happy in having lis said Mr Heffner so In good musicians for the organ id first class projectionists to oper IB the Vitaphone performances ifhich we start replacement of existing ships several years hence were referred to as pros pective causes of increased appropria tions The report said that some economies ould be effected including tho do ommlssioning ot ships admittedly C no military Heavier Than Air Bill rtoosleu For heavlerthnnair aviation the ill allotted tin increase of pins a contract author ation ot This would pro icie for the delivery 271 new lanes flunng the year 1KS29 In addition was recom lemled to siart work on two new irigihles To complete the eight cruisers and wo Vtype submarines all ot which re expected to be finished by 1330 in appropriation of an in crease oC was recom mended Marine Corps Gets Increase he GlobeGazette iers a New jJndbergh Picture So many folks want a real rergb picture in their home office or club that our Waahlng Jin information bureau hus ob lned a supply of reproductions om a fine studio portrait of the Uyins hero I These portraits with the iagles autograph reproduced on ich are printed In semisepia tone cameo suitable for framing mounting in many attractive 0les The picture was selected by llonelLindbergh himself from n llection of negatives In one of a noted studios at the nationa t IJse the coupon Hunt ArcticContinent If successful Wilkins and Eielson then will make a hop over a mile circular course to Spitsbergen on the other stele of the north pole in search of the fabled Arctlce con tinent The hopoff for Spitsbergen was tentatively set for April 15 Besides hoping to discover the fabled frozen continent of the north Wilkins intends to find suitable loca tions for weather observing stations TURK TO PAGE 20 COLUMN 8 FAYETTE GIVES S80500 TOO I U Town Passes Minimum Goal Set to Maintain North Iowa School Robinson in Hot Debate Over Al Smith Criticism rederic 3 Haskin Director Hie Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington I C I enclose herewith fi cents In stamps or coin for which please iiend nift a copy of the Llnd hersh portrait Street The marine corps received a totnl illotment of or above current funds The report did not say whether any or nil of this increase was necessitated by tho sending of marines to Nlcar gun and China The Appropriation would provide for ontimilns the corps at its present ids men and oficers 2 NASHUABOYS STRUCK BY GAR Youngest Son of Clark Knight Not Expected to Live NASHUA March Clark Knight 5 and Leonard Knight 6 sons of Clark Knight were injured here ast night about C oclock when they were struck by an automobile driven W E Nelson Nashun The younger boy received a frac tured skull a broken leg and othei Injuries lie is not expected o live Ilia brother Leonard was less seri ously hurt The boya were In the ccnler of the street nnd white miking to a chum on the opposite side Kicked into the patl of Mr Nelsons car rolh Ixiys were taken to the hospital at New llamp March a to tal ot reached last night the town of Fayette cast its minimum goal In the local campaign for niain aining Upper Iowa university as a ionsectarian Christian college The minimum figure in the Fayette drive had heen set at and now bat that objective has been reached he campaign will be extended to oth er towns In surrounding territory ot northeastern Iowa The sum of has been raised within the town limits of Fayette In the last six days NEW HOPE FOR WAR PACT SEEN Briand Believed to Have Solution to Kelloggs Demands GENEVA March The United Slates iloes not ad here at this time to such rarticnl measures as ho soviet project for complete disarmament Hugh S Ciilisoii hciul of the American lielegntinn srfW today Mr Gibs6n took the floor at the meeting of the preparatory com mission nn disarmament to remove any doubt us to the American at iiluile lie said lie wanted to reply briefly to the reference mado lo Washiujrloiia efforts to negotiate a general pact to prohibit a war PARIS March to the attainment of Secretary Kelloggs multilateral pact outlawing is hoped and lelfeyed ivil be opened by the French rsply to Washingtons last note which prob ably will BO forward before the end N Y Governor Objects to Bringing His Name Into Teapot Inquiry Senate Has Resolution Favoring Withdrawal of Secretary WASHINGTON March A target for democratic attacks evei since ho testified recently in the sen ate oil committee Inquiry Secretary Mellon today faced the withering fin a prominent member of bis own party aimed at bis resignation fron Lhe cabinet Senator Couzens republican Ml ah igan long a stimnch foe of the treas ury secretary on tax policy had pend ing a resolution which would plac the senate on record as favoring Me Ions retirement Attached to the proposal was a Ion list ot titatlons as grounds for the retarys leaving President Cooliilue official family Thruout Ills entire a miniHtruUon the resolution sai runs an indifference to tl aw a contempt for the law a der inca of Senate Cant Force IlcsiKiiatiim The move directed principal against the secretarys failure to 1 form the Teapot Dome committee ot Harry V Sinclairs contributions to the republican party in 1923 after tbr oil inqury had begun served to re call tha senates action in 1824 when It requested the resignation ot Secre aVy IJenbyVpTTthWnWyy and Attornei General their oonnec tion with the oil cases President CooIIdge declined to Ueed the requests at the time Both cabi net officers later resigned the lalter by request senate has not the power to force such resignations and Senator Couzens resolution will have to watt for such time as the rules will permit its coming upfor debate Reed to Defense Aside from withholding information to the Sinclair donations In cheats WILBUR W MAHSH A Waterloo man former chair 1111111 of the democratic niiiionnl committee Wilbur Marsh above was called to testify ucfiire tlio Teapot Home InvesliKiitinB com mittee Wednesday rcKitrdiiiR Ills aliened agreement not to publish party campaign contributions DORIS MDONALD ESCAPES DEATH GETS LIFE TERM Husband However Mus Pay Supreme Penalty for Murder OTTAWA March Mrs Doris McDonald young IOWAN SAYS HE DID NOT PLAN TO HIDEGIFTS Former Democratic Chief Quizzed by Walsh in Teapot Inquiry WASHINGTON March 21 W Marsh Waterloo treasurer of the democratic national commit tee from 1916 to January 1921 rtMlcratrd today before the senate Teapot Dome commH lee thai be had not entered in to any agreement with the le Fred W Upham treasur of the republican national under which the wo parlies made no report on ontribiilions in 1923 There never was any such he said in reply o questions by Senator Vnlsh democrat Montana there never was any cunvcr ahiori relating to it in any All Contributions Recorded Marshs statement was fn reply to eslimony given before the committee t Chicago by Irl Ci Hipsloy nnd A Leonard that Upham had told hpin Marsh had suggested that no re lorts ho filed with congress because he democrats had received some can rihutloiiH they wanted to cover up All contributions made to the dem party In 1923 are year It DLd you 13 UP 1 a j T A to the republican party cheats WASHINGTON March of homls were offered llel The Teapot Dome scandal bulged out on infl him the resolution of the oil committee on to the floor of LitCfi number of wherenses as the senate today where it again pro1 tor the secretarys retlre Sha is content with her husband nnd her home if she has becun to wear nhoen large enough Cedar Rap Oar Weather Man of the week Foreign Minister Briand is now udyingthe draft He will aeek the dvlce of several colleagues on It Indl dually since the nextcabinet meet tig is not until March 23 appointments It Is understood that the reply will Smith uggest i formula for safeguardin ton GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at oclock i m Wednesday Highest Tuesday p above rxwest Tuesday night 28 above At a m Wednesday 37 above If there Isnt an avalanche of spring poetry this year It will not be becaus there was anything lacking In th quality ot the opening day The mer cury influenced by a bright sun am a southwest breeze moved up lo 5 degrees which mark bns been sur passed only twice thin month nn Wednesday morning the prospect were for n maximum temperature o nt least 55 and possibly fiO for th day The highest murk of the year set on the atternoon oC March 12 voked a bitter debate with Senator Rohtnson Ixjaring tho brunt oC a battle with halt a dozen or more of his colleagues Taking tho floor to reply to the strictures of Oov Alfred J3 Smith who roundly denounced the Indianan when land Chairman Nye ot the oil com floor inittee for bringing bis name into the llscussions Robinson charged that men in both parties betrayed their trust and that men like Harry F Sinclair dont confine thoir activities o one party Ho snid he would cite a case where Senator Walsh Montana had ap proved ot Homo activities of U Doheriy who leased the Klk Hills naval reserve nt n later lime Centered Around Sinclair Tho debate centered largely about the appointment of Sinclair to the New York racing commission and com pletelyovershadowed todays session of the oil committee at which Wilbui Marsh former democratic nationa treasurer denied having made an agreement with Fred W Upham the lato republican treasurer to destroy campaign fund records for 1923 The Indiana senator was Interrupts at one point by Senator Copeland o XewYork with a Question nhout othe r Reed republican Pennsyl vania an Inlimnle friend nnd superior of Secretary Mellon Is expected 1o lead the defense of the treasury bend when the resolution is brot lo the Friday with her liusVand tori murder ot a Lovliino driver hail her sentence commuted to life imprisonment today Preparations worn conl tuned for I be lf tho Imslmnd liiorgo McDonald OTTAWA March Tho Oinadlun Press today curried u ilspateh saying It understood orders In council sranting commutation to Doris IMImer MilAinalil but making no inlerferonce with the death seu leilie of her husband Sooiffo wore invaiting the signature of the goveru The MeDoiinlcls are under sentence i linns t Valleyfield prison Friday or the slaying Inly o Adelard 3afhine taxi driver Tho correspondent tlie Montreal Star siitrt while no official mllounceiiient of the decision of the cabinet cou oth tbn European obligations under ic league ot nations pact nnd the mericnn ones arising from the Mon oe doctrine With this end in view it will bo reposed that the pact he not limited n the great powers as envisaged by ir Kellogg but be open to all ni tons mado by CSoverno Robinson took the floor soon nfte would be made ulltjl signed by the heen it ACCIDENT ENDS ENDURANCE TRY Broken Gas Feed Line Sends St Paul Airman to Ground After 12 Hours ST VAUL March A broken gas feed line bane nf the airmen ended Gene Shanks effort to establish new endurance records early today after hid 90 horsepower htplunft had been in the air hours and 38 tho papers had the council yesterday afternoon ideckl must pay the death pen ally hut Ihsit tho upon his wife would commuted to life im prisonment minister nf justice would not confirm the reports bill said tho cabinet had completed Us re view of thn case nnd tiubmittid iU ipport 1 lie governor genenil Offi cial announcement of tho cabinets decision expected today YOUTH ORDERED TO AID VICTIMS ubuque Company Gets Contract for Culvert Work in Butler County AMjTSOX March Klauer Manufacturing company of Dubuque las heuri awarded the contract for steel culverts in Butler county Its hid was The Independent Culvert company of Mason City put in a bid at The other concrete bidders were the Sibley Ccinnnt company of Sibley and the HumboMt Gravel and Tile company of llumboldt A carload of reinforcing concrete tile hns been purchased from the Wit son Concretn Pipe company of Red Oak Tho culverts will he placed where they are needed the letter of Governor Smith roundly denouncing Nyo and Hobinson for bringing his name into the Teapot Dome discussions bad been placed In the record by Senator Copeland dcm orrat New York who described the governor asfin untarnished states Robinson Amazed nt Smith Declaring be had not meant to at tack Smith In bis statement of Mon day asking whether Harry F Sinclair had been a contributor to Smiths cam paign In and a member of he New York racing commission Sena tor Robinosn said he was amazed at the outburst from this presidential He is not as calm In choice of minutes The accident wns the second exper ienced by the 22 year old law student aviator since he took off ice of White Bear lake at p m ycs torday A lino of hose from nnothoi which was being used to refuel Shanks ship lust night was severed by the propeller of the biplane Allho Hhank fell far short of the solo flight mark of hours heid by Col Chnrles A Lindbergh tho re fuelling mark of hours and the worlds endurance record of 62 Vi hours one record for his class of plane was claimed for him Available records indicate that his time in tho air exceeded by 38 minutes the best previous record for light planes of the Ox type held by the latn Harry Brooks The gasoline tank on Shanks plane was nearly empty when he landed at vrH i mt Xyewanted lo kn Boy Whose Car Killed Man j noheny lessee of th Must Visit Fatherless Chil dren Court Rules Marsh rcplieH I never was in his office In my life I have no recollection of ever talklnp with him on the phone I would meet him in ho tel lobbies but our were Ally fiifl Marsh testified that after 12f hn was treasurer In name only dun to Ihe fact that ho came out ut the 1320 mpuiga a very sick num Who look care of Iho finances of ho Wnlsh asked They were trikeu caro of by clerks In the Marsh replied Can you think of any unusual con tributions In nskwl Senator Nye republican North Dakota tho chairnioil Almost any ronlributlon was an unusual DUO for the democratic nl tional Marsh replied with a smile Marsh testified that the not deficit of the iIciiKicratlK party at the end of Ihe 1i2u cnmpalgu was approximately It may huve been a title ha added Hull Presents Record any portion oC that debt 11 riuidiUnd prior to 11122 Ves but lit tho end ot tho 1322 campaign we had an Hepriscntntlve Hull democrat Ten who becamechatrmna ot thn luillomil conimiUee In 1922 presented the refold to show that In 1023 Iho receipts of tile coimnittee from Vic tory clubs and other sources totaled The floating debt was placed at and the permanent debt at Nover Solicited DoliRiiy Nyn wanted lo know if Kdwarrt Hills naval oil reserve in California had given to the democratic onmpnlRii in H12II Senator Walsh Immediately MISKKOON A Vokubones Murcli Hi has dis charged obligation broke In Whiln be gave Mr Dob en y testified that tu tho sentence given him few days ago by IVobnte hidso Hulh Thompson to servo as i big brother lo two small I hoys lie had fnlherless two i weeks ago when bis car struck nnd j killed Floyd Torrey The youth works at a bench 1 here took several bundles imluding toys to the hoys CJene Torrey andj Torrey 8 years old and prom TlRN TO TAfiP 20 8 ised to visit visited them them again soon He at the home of their the Municipal field lit n m today Tho flyer expressed regret over the accident but said he would repeat his attempt within a day or two Ottumwa Airport Firm Is Granted State Charter grandmother Mrs Jennie Torrey with whom they are now milking home and Haw them for tho first lime He came away expressing a desire to do nil T can for The wo man probate judge who language as It seems statesmen should the Indiannn continued I wonder If one of Mr Smiths temperament when charged with the great responsibilities ot the white house would choose such language in dealing with the people nnd foreign nations H looks like there would be DK3 March refused to permit prosecution of Ihc youth or dered him to visit tho fatherless cbil dren at least once every two weeks for two years and lo spend ni leas of bis earnings for their support during that period warfare on all hands and trouble from the A woman used to 1m as old ns she looked Now she is as old she Madlnon Democrat be secretary of slate haw issued corporation charter to the Ottumwa Legion Airport company whose capi tal was given ns Homer K Harris is president of the concern and R K While eccretary Kriend if Hoys Dies OIITCACiO March II founder of the street illll for boys tierc died at ili lininn today A veteran fidvertlHliif man Mr Thnnias was i o unfoiiunute street urchins AUNT HET By Robert Quillcn Tlirrc fiiift nnlliin n oui do when Ive jjut thiil luirlin in my ship 1ml wnrlli Iwo ilnllois jnsl lo hnvf snmchuily atrl syrn ;