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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 12, 1928, Mason City, Iowa DAILY NEWSPAPER FOR THC AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITIQH VOL XXXV FTVH1 CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 12 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 29 IOWA MAN IS TAKEN OFF DOOMED STEAMER Date for Hoovers South American ft VESSEL BEING PUT IN SHAPE FOR LONG TRIP Panama Canal Inspection Is Planned by Presi dentElect BULLETIN STANFORD UNVEKSITY Nov 12 Hoover will sail from San Pedro next Monday on his goodwill our of South America His first port of call will be Balboa Canal Zone where a days stop will be made so that he may inspect the Panama canal By JAMES L WEST Associated Press Staff Writer STANFORD UNIVERSITY Cal Nov 12 orders have been received from Washington by the commanding officer ot the battleship Maryland to take Herbert Hoover to South America sailing from a south ern California port not earlier than next Monday The latest word here today was that the presidentelect would board the ship at San Pedro the port for Los Angeles on Nov 20 sailing on the same day and arriving at Balboa at the Pacific entrance to the Panama canal about five days later After the inspection of the canal the ship will continue on to the first port of call In South America which yet to be determined Is Steady Craft i The Maryland one of the largest arid newest of the riavye battleships and regarded extraordinarily steady craft in rough weather was placed in drydock today at Hunters Island in San Francisco bay to bo conditioned for the voyage which will take her as far south as Valparaiso Chile After her hull has been cleaned and painted and some repairs made to minor damages she suffered at San Pedro recently when she was side swiped by a foreign steamer the Maryland will sail for the southern port to refuel and thcve await the presidentelect and his party who will go from Palo Alto to San Pedro by rail During the voyage to Chile Mr Hoover will occupy the admirals suite located In the extreme stern of the ship under the quarterdeck GcMine Quarters Bendy This suite is a sumptuous one con sisting of a large reception room a dining room a bed room and a private bath with a separate small sitting room These quarters will be equipped all the necessary facilities for tlie presidentelect to carry on the great volume of work he must do on tho voyage This work will include the prepara tion of the speeches he is to deliver in the first Southern American repub lics he visits Son to Accompany Him The presidentelect will be accom panied by his younger son Allan am his secretary George Akerson as well as representatives of the state de TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 4 Will Rogers NEW YORK Nov voted last Sunday against evolu tion and republicans They dont want anything taught about either subject In their acho o I a Houghton goes back to London as ambassador It seems his resignation was lost In the malls and didnt reach Mr Coolidge till Just aa they had finished count ing the votes In New York So fcVILt BO03Ff Mt Houghton WILE ROGERS owes the Ing of his job to the inefficiency of the republican postal system and not as some catty ones thot to Mr Coolldgcs favoritism Many a guy wishes he hadnt re signed by being misled by the prom of a lot of dumb party lead ers You never saw a smart fel low like Joe Robinson resigning did you Yours WILI Copyright Hoover Plans Goodwill Tour to South America or BOLSTERING UP OF SEA FORCES RECOMMENDED Coolidge Replies to Old World Critics of Nov 19 300 PERSONS IN BOATS AWAITING RESCUE VESSELS Radio Board s Awaiting Fan Protests The GlobeGazette Offers aTact Booklet About Mexico To understand Mexico today one must know the plain facts of her history area states railroads government resources and trade Our Washington Information bureau has assembled In one neat illustrated booklet all ot the essen tial facts about tho Important na tion to the south of us The booklet contains neither ar guments nor propaganda It is plain fact information on which lie render may form his own opin ions and which will help the read er understand nil that goes on in Mexico and In onr relations with Mexico A copy for reader at a postage and handling cost of six cents Use the coupon below ETNA STILL BELCHES FORTH FLOW LAVA Some Indication Seen That Eruption May Be Lessening BULLETIN ROME Nov 12 thou saiiti people are homeless 700 houses have been destroyed anil nearly acres of farm land have been laid waste in the Mount Etna region said a report issued today hy Signer Ginriati minister of public worlis who returned from the danger zone over the weekend Sicily Nov 12 tna now in the eleventh day of a levastatlng period of eruption was till remorselessly pouring out a huge low of lava todny altho there were signs that the deluge was ng somewhat The main lava stream this after noon was advancing on the Carrabba front over a width of feet with he likelihood that this would be In creased at this point by masses of noltcn rock pouring in over the plain of the destroyed town of Mascall which no longer offers an obstacle to tho destructive onrush NearhiR Highroad Latest reports from the danger front said that the stream was only about 100 feet from the MessinaCa TUKN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 4 Herbert Hoover presidentelect plans to sail Nov 19 on a goodwill tour of South and Central America The trip will take liim from California down the west coast as far as Valparaiso and across the Andes by roll to Montevideo on the east const He will use tho lrrttleship Maryland shown above on Ills trip and will slop at many Latin American capitals ami Important cities At Armistice Service 1I7ASHINGTON Nov 12 Ing from an acknowledgement of Americas obligation to those who served her In tho World war to a re view of American relations with Eu rope since the close of the great con flict President Coolidge last niprhl made vigorous reply to those ot the old world who havo criticized the na tions traditional policy of Isolation The chief executive spoke before an audicnco which had KaUiercd under the aus pices of the American Legion to celebrate tho tenth anniversary o the signing of the armistice He laud ed the services of General Pershlng and Admiral Sims detailed tho econ omic results o tho war and what ho considered Its spir Hual benefits re iterated his stand tor Listeners Twist Dials in Hunt for Favorite Stations WASHINGTON Nov 12 federal radio commission todaj awaited an expected deluge of tele grams and letters on the new system of wave length allocation which lias put Into effect Yesterday and last night radio fans thruout tho country were busy ASK PROBE OF SOVIETDEATHS Six Russian Officials Killed in Week Violence Grows MOSCOW Nov 12 Bix i soviet officials including a woman assassinated during the last week the soviet newspapers today were demnnd ng immediate and drastic punitive measures The newspaper Pravda said that the violence was growing particularly in World Peace Legion Aim Throng Told olonel Schneller Speaks at Joint Meeting of 12 Churches Frederic J Hasltin Director The Mason Cily OloheGaictto Information WnshiiiBtoiif IC I enclose herewith SIX CKNTS in coin or stamps for copy of the booklet on MEX ICO Name Street City Slate the rural districts where the grain col ection and heavy taxation of rich peasants have made these peasants lespcrate Three rich peasants were sentenced to death and scores were being held today awaiting trial The newspaper Izvestla printed dls patches from various localities report ng the murder of officials teachers and correspondents tho breaking up of meetings and the burning of soviet libraries Wisconsin Men Drown PRAIRIE DU CH1EN Nov 12 Erdenberger 29 am Wilbur Weighner 31 Prairie du Chlen business men were drowned yesterday when their canoe capsized In the Mlsstslppi river north of Du buque while duck hunting The bodies wero found several hours later Dows Girl Killed as Car Crashes on Curve JUDGES AUTO KILLS FARMER Jasper County Man Dies After Being Struck by Automobile i NEWTOX Nov 12 Toung 53 Jasper county farmer was killed Saturday night when struck by an automobile driven by Tudgo Ar thur Lyon of the superior court of Grlnnell The accident occurred five rnllcs east of Newton nn federal liiRhway 32 where Young had stopped to ad just chains on his Coroner Hobert E Cooper of New ton railed an inquest for late toclny Ha Weilzein 16 Dies In stantly Underneath Auto M C and Charles City 00 at Half 1 northro The Mnson Chnrles City City grid men and Nov 12 MiSs Ila AVellzdn the 1G year old daughter of Mr and Mrs Henry Weilzein living north of lere was instantly killed this morn ng when the car in wtiich she was riding crashed thru a guardrail on a curve a mile north of here and turned over in the ditch Tho driver of the car Miss Dolores Beach 16 daughter of Mr and Mrs Milo Beach farmers was not Injured Miss Beach wns pinned beneath the car and was unable to help her com panion and It was not until Maurice Ferguson Dowa came along that Hie girls wero extricated A doctor summoned hut Miss Heilzein dead when ho arrived Tho accident happened about oclock this morning while tho two girls were drivjngr In nn open Kori from TJovvs tr the Jicach tnwn Tho mnchino sklddec nto 10 guardrail clipper off three Three thousand persons an armory packed to the doors observed and took part in the patriotic and religious service given by the cooperation post of tho Legion with a dozen Mason City churches Sunday morning Col Frank J Schneller former Le gion commander of the Wisconsin de partment pleaded the cause of pru dent preparedness in the interest of world peace and gave an exposition of the activities being fostered by the exservice men of America The real meaning of Armstlce was experienced 10 years ago at this mo he declared giving a descrip tion of a scene in the trenches at 11 oclock Nov 11 1318 Is Memorial to Dead Armistice brings thots of the pon py which was so profusein lie added The sale of poppies today cloca three things It is a memorial to tho dead It aids In the cnfe anil comfort of the orphans of soldiers and third once each year It reminds Americans what they owe their coun try Ten years ago we all found three things Loveof country loyalty to comrades and reverence to Gort These are tho Ideals of the exservice men Ho then spoke of the work of the Legion stressing Its activities to care for tho disabled and widows of sol diers Ho praised the work of the local Legion unit for Its varied pro ram of community service and men oned the projects thnt wore being promoted by exservice men T this nnd other lands Wnnts World Peace The Loginn is endeavoring to fos er world ho added Its pos ibllitles are shown by the conditions hat existed 10 yonrs ago In the com adeship of soldiers of different lands TUIIN TO PAGK 12 COLUMN 2 SEEK SIX WHO GOniGLOOT in Registered Mail Stolen From Ohio Postoffice STBUBENVILLE Ohio Nov 12 finger prints found on a bat tered safe as their own clew postof fice Inspectors today were attempting to trace six men who stole several reg istered mall pouches believed to have contained nearly from the Stuebenvllle postoffice last night Burning their way Into the safe with acetylene torches the men al masked fled with the pouches about oclock last night while Assistant Postmaster Charles Irwln bound and gagged looked on An hour Inter Ir win managed to free himself and re ported the robbery One of the stolen bags Is thot to have contained a semimonthly payroll a sheet and tin mill here Arrests 2 Suspects W Nov 12 JP men were arrested today as suspects In the robbery of the Steuben ville Ohio postoffice last night Prank Erwin 22 and Dewey Stephens 2S denied they had any part in the roll bery PBES tor the mainten ance of adequate naval defenses una entered a fervent appeal for a consti tution of world peace Declaring that the question of Americas duty to Europe had receiv ed a wide discussion on both sides of the Atlantic Mr Coolidge asserted that America had acknowledged the existence of such duties and had tricO to meet them Reproached for Lectures They are not all on one side how ho said They aro mutual have sometimes been reproached for lecturing Europe but probably ours are not the only people who sometimes engagein gratuitous crit icism and advice We have also been charged with pursuing a policy of iso lation We aro not the only people either who deslro to give their attention to their own affairs It is quite that both of these claims cannnot bo true I think no Informed person at home or abroad would blame us for not Intervening In affairs which arc peculiarly tho concern of others to adjust or when we are asked Cor TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 3 loca ting their favorite stations and writlni new log sheets twisting the dials unti tlio various transmitting station camo In and then jotting down jus where they would be found for futur reference The reallocation was Intended to In novo reception by eliminating Inter erence It provided for cleared chan icls in each of five zones with sta tiona in numerous cases dividing Hottdcastlng time Studied for Year Before becoming effective yesterday uorning the plan had been the sub ject ot more than a years Intensive study by the commission Some of those who listened in last night reported that there were man snuawks ami squeals on the ether a fact for which the operators o blooper sets were given the blame In addition many stations had no completed the Installation of equipment made necessary by thcl changed wave lengths Some Interfer erice had been expected because what might prove inadequate goo graphical separation on various char nels The radio fans have taken a keer interest in the development of thf reallocation plan and addressed thou sands ot letters to the commlssloi even before it became operative An order from tlie commission dl vidlng the broadcasting time of sta tions WNYC New Yorks station and WMCA was defied lust night by tho former which In1 sisted upon broadcasting Its full pro gram and cut into WMCA haHtnf the broadcasting of the services ot th Christian Science church Ignore Federal Order City officials have declared their in tention of ignoring tlie order until they have an opportunity to pload their case bcforo the com1 mission I Chuirman Robinson was the only member of the commission who disap proved the reallocation plan All thn others aro confident that when tlu new system hrvs been given an ade quate trial It will bring about the de sired result nnd appreciably Improvi reception Odebolt Man One of Passengers on Steamer NEW YORK Nov 12 than 300 men and women some of them with little children iu their care were forced to trust their lives to tiny life boats on the windtossed north Atlantic today when tho Lam port and Holt liner Yestris keeled over on her beam ends and began to sink They were faced with hours of wait ing as the wintry wind whirled their cocklo shells of boats thru the water and they watched the ship In which they had but a few hours before been so luxuriously housed sink below the waves about 275 miles from Hampton Roads No Ship Standing By Early reports that the Japanese tcamer Ohio Muru was standing by ere definitely contradicted by later dvices and It seemed probable that 10 coastguard destroyer Davis due t the scene at 5 oclock this after oon would be the first to arrive J3y that time it was feared the little Kits might bo KOiitlered and that jvoachlng darkness would seriously iiimpcv the work of rescue First word of tlie distress of Veslris came In an SOS call shortly after 1 oclock this morning and at once a dozen steamers and numerous government craft turned trom their paths In a race to the rescue The oC the V6 con tlmied brief until thus tiie radio operator tie would able to sendno more andwas there fore joining and crew who had already taken to the boats Prom that time on therewas Bllence and no more Information wns possible until cine lit the roacue boats should reach the scene No Report of Collision The messages received from the Ves Iris told of the great danger and de scribed the ship before tho passengers left her as lying on her side with the decks awash but nothing was aa to the of her distress Apparently there bud Ijccn no col lision us no other whip was mentioned anil tho most widely held theory was Uiat by waves still running from n weikcml storm the Vestrls bad shifted cargo to such extent that the ship hail been twisted sideways until Iho ran into her IOWAN ON BOARD N U Grid Player Iowa Boy Shot in Chicago eleven were plnylng l03ts nn1 dashed down the emtinnk neck and neck at the end of the hnltjmcnt whore it turned over In their ho 0 Ni arrangements for Miss Weil to 0 zclnli funeral have been announced Bert Hassell Stinson Help to Dedicate New Airport at Ottumwa OTTUMWA Nov 12 army planes led maneuvers in connection with the dedication of the American Region airport here Visitors included Maj Clarence Young of the department of commerce Piert Has sell who attempted a flight to Sweden last summer and Eddie Stln son noted pilot SKe Weal Station Agent Is Kidnaped Bandits Get Loot of Nov 12 Three men this morning kidnaped Ralph n Hoss 2R ticket agent for tlie North Shore lOlcctric line here as he wns on his way to work forced him into tlirir car took him to tho station and thero forced hint to givo the com bination to tlm They opened the safe extracted a strong box containing alKiut and then hnnled Tinas to Chicago where they gave him two dollars and released him on the north side He notified The polite and hurriccl back to Wnukegnn IOWA FORECAST Fair Monday night mill probably Tuesday rising temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeUazetto weather figures for 24 hour period cndjng at 8 oclock Mon day morning Highest Similar fifl Decrees Lowest In Night 30 At 8 A M Monday 30 Degrees For like period ending at 8 oclock Sunday Highest Sat unlay 57 Ixiwest in Night 32 Degrees Scraping Fenders Brings Shots From Gangster Auto CHICAGO Nov 12 bullets hotheaded answer to a minor automobile accident today had left John Acher Northwestern university football player paralyzed and near death In gangland police sought an ex planation of the quicktrigger tactics which ended a private celebration of j Northwesterns 7G victory over Pin lue From 1 hospital bed where he Jerlshcd in a fire which destroy hiy crippled for be oc motion picture theater at Khoily youngAcher told bis story Saturday night Planned Celebration reports reach He had played fullback in tlie final I ffuarter oE the Purdue game and liatl srono to a hotel party to celebrate With his 10 year old brother Chester a student in tho Missouri Military academy he had borrowed i car They visited several night clubs and were returning home when their cur scraped fenders with a passing sedan A moment later the larger car over took them One of Us occupants CHILDREN BURN IN THEATER FIRE Number of Dead in Russian Blaze Put at 50 Pend ing Checkup Russia Nov 12 Many children today wcro believe SIOUX CITS Nov 12 ape tal dispatch to he Journal from Oiic jolt Nnttuiu Adams Ofie iiolt Is among the passengers on I he ship Veslrls which Is sinking off Capo Henry is believed to bo P Adams owner of tho Immense Adams ranch near here Mr Adams and Dr A Oroumai Odebolt left recently for tho east with a fishing excursion In Caribbean sea planned Besides the thousands of acres of luncl all fa otio farm which Mr Adams owns near Odebolt ha la con nected with the Chicago board of trade and his immense land holdings in other states principally North Da kota One nf his sons manages the big Admw farm here Sttnmer Is Sinking XKW YORK Nov rltish steamer Vestrls with 123 passengers and n crow ut 211 aboard was sinking 2f0 miles off Hampton Roads todny and the passengers were TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 5 Ing a revolver stood on the running hoard and ordered Achcr to leave liis car Achcr slumped to tho ground as two bu struck him one scvcn ing his spinal con Tho sedan sped away thru the loop nnd eluded police who pave Commissioner of Pnlrn Ktose snld the shooting was undoubtedly the work of Hunt Father The car they used tho fact that they carried Rims aiul behavior all points to bf an Id A search for the boys father at Fort Dodge Town disclosed thnt he wns on route lo Tcrro Haute to at tend hlx mothers funeral llospitnl doctors desired to consult him biforr operating on wounded son Northwestern university authorities ordered nn Invostlgnlion of the pnrly which preceded the shooting ing here placed tho number of lead it Crews of rcfifue workers were still working today to extricate char red bodies from tlie debris ami a checkup of the deaths will he mricle is soon as this work is completed Tho Ore stnrted in tlie operaliriK room inr spread rapidly In the itrnnpedo for tho exits men and wo men lOKgetl tho doorways I many children behind to perish Fir men arrived too Into lo hnlt the panic or control tlio Tho film operator and his by jumping thru a window McNally Is Chosen New Vice President of Iowa Labor Board MOTNRK Xov 1 T McNnlly of Tiurllngtnn was chosen vice president of the Iowa Federation of Labor here Sunday following thr resignation of fleorge W Dunlap ol Davenport Dave Williams ol Cedur Knplils president of tho statt asHorlrition of anil utenni fit ters was named the position en tlie rxiMMitivo board formerly held by McXally AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Ella looks so patient an hopeless an woreout youd think she was a preachers ;