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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 13, 1928, Mason City, Iowa Ato yo IVA j DAILYNEWSPAPER foft rut HoMf FINAL EDITION AND MASON CITY Oil XXXV FTVK CENTS PER COP ASSOCIATKD PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBER 13 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 30 OWA SHIPWRECK VICTIM BEUEVED RESCUED INVITATIONS ARE POURING IN ON HOOVER PARTY any Countries Ask Visit by President Elect By JAMES L WEST Associated Press Staff Writer OTANFOKD UNIVERSITY Nov 13 Hoover may find it necessary to extend the Itiner ary ot his goodwill tour of Latin America considerably beyond the scope contemplates when ha decided to embark upon his history making journey Urgent Invitations for the president elect to visit countries in both South and Central America which were ex cluded from the original schedule are now coming and his 40day itinerary may be extended to two months or slightly Jonger Mexico Colombia and Ecuador are among the southern republics whlcl have asked that the presidentelect In cluda them in his tour their invita tlons being joined with that from Bolivia the visit to which would In volve a considerable trip In addition to that which must bo made by the goodwill mission In moving from Val paralao to Buenos Aires Balboa First Stop j Under the original plans the battle ship Maryland bearing Mr Hoove party was to have touched fflrst at Balboa Panama Canal zone 1 and then moved past Colombia and Ecuador to Peru with Chilethe next luntry to he visited Both Colombia LX Ecuador thru their ministers Question Two in RUMANIAN PREMIER Jullu Manhi leader of the na tional peasant party is Rumanias new premier He was asked to form a new cabinet after the downfall of Nicholas Titulescu His secession marks the rise to power of agrarian classes ve asked that the party call at their ixlco CItjr gOTernment apltala ThY fHjn tHp to thC United the presidentelect goingfrom Yera Cruz to Mexico Ciiy by rail The original plan was to proceed from Rio de Janeiro to Havana and then to Florida These invitations are being given consideration and as a esult it may be a couple of days be fore the final schedule will be an riounced Leave Monday It is settled however that the par ty will leave San Pedro next Monday and it may be that a stop be at a Mexican port on the west cnast enroute to Balboa Besides being attended by Ambassa dor Henry F Fletcher as the official representative of the department of state the presidentelect is to have n naval aide probably Commander Au gustln T Beauregard grandson ot the famous confederategeneral P G Beauregard While the battleship which Is to bring the Hoover party from Buenos Aires to the United States has not been selected it is likely that this duty will fall to the Texas which also is equipped as a flagship and which conveyed President Coolldge from Key West to Havana last winter when the chief executive attended the PanAmerican conference In the Cu capital PresidentElect Hoover turned his attention today from tthe prepara ions for his South American trip to TURN TO PAGE 14 COLUMN 3 PARTY LEADERS WILL FIGHT FOR MORE CRUISERS Will Attempt to Pass Bin in December STOCK DEALINGS SET RECORD ON N Y EXCHANGE Clerks Unable to Keep Up With Rush of Business NEW YORK Nov 13 of the Hoover which surpasses the wild uprush of stocks last spring the human cogs in the ex change machine were almost at the point of exhaustion today Midnight oil is being burned In brokers offices as the overworked bookkeepign staffs attempt to keep pace with a market which high speed tickers have found difficult in follow ing within an hour of actual tran sactions The brokers on the floor around vhom eddy and swell the busing and selling currents are being forced to take extended weekend vacations Many of the older members have been forced to give up their seats to younger members of their firms better able to withstand the physical batter ng they must undergo The GlobeGazette Offers a Booklet on Fitting Dresses Simple methods of making your clothes fit right ara described and j illustrated clearly In this bulletin How to niter patterns how to fit necks shoulders and sleeves Garments already mada con be made to fit and you can make cer tain of correct fitting in future dreases The simple clear Instruc tions in this booklet fully illus trated are ot great value whether you make your own clothes or buy them ready made Our Washington Information bu reau will send you a copy of this 30page booklet telling how cor rectly to fit dresses and blouses for i cents in coin or stamps to cover postage and handling Use the coupon below Frederic J Haskin Director The Mason City GlobeGazetU Information Hurcnu Washington D C I Inclose herewith 4 cents In coin nr stamps for a copy of the booklet FITTING DUESSES Name Street City Stnte WASHINGTON1 Nov 13 V Ident Coolldges Armistice day sertion that world standards of de nse require us to have more cruis has served to strengthen the de rmlnation ofadministration leaders the senate to obtain passage of the naval construction bill e coming short session of congress It has been followed too by a rc atement policy by tho navy de artment This was formulated by the eneral board of the navy and bear g Secretary Wilburs ade public today Many Revisions Noted Revisions were noted in many de ills which Mr Wilbur said has been ade to eliminate obsolete projects nd expand the aviation branch of the The naval construction hill is eady for consideration by the senate t has been passed by the house and pproved by the senate naval com Ittee and now occupies a place op he senates calendar ot business It calls for construction of 15 cruls s of tons each the largest hat can be built under the terms of ic Washington arms treaty and for he building of one air craft carrier of tons approximately half the isie of the Lexington or Saratoga Under the terms of the measure he cruisers would be laid down at the ate of five each in the fiscal years of 92D 1930 and 1331 The construction if the aircraft carrier would be begun efore Juno 30 1930 Exclusive of air sraft equipment it Is estimated that he 16 vessels will cost approximately Once Had larger Programs Originally a much larger building program was recommended by Secre ary Wilbur but his proposals were whittled down to the proportions of he present measure by the house The revision ot naval policy Is the first since the Washington arms con ference It sets forth that the fundamental naval policy of the Upited Slates is that its navy should he maintained In j sufficient strength to support United States policies nnd commerce and to its continental and overseas Takes Month Off Michael J Meehan former broker age clerk who was the center of the the strain so deepely that he has gone on a months vacation He Is reputed to have added additional millions to those he made last spring in the cur rent bull market Downtown restaurants been forced to put on to take care of the enormBMVvolume of meals ordered carried into the brokerage houses for employes too busy to go out for them In an effort to check the frenzied operations many commission houses have Increased their margin require ments to 40 per cent or more espe cially for stocks selling above a TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 4 ERADICATION RDERRECALLED Thornburgs Instructions in Muscatine County Rescinded DBS MOINES Nov 13 An or rter of M G Thornburjr state secre tary agriculture and others estab lishingMuscatine county as an ac credited area for bovine tuberculosis eradication was rescinded today by theIowa supreme court which held the action improper since the county had not been properly enrolled under the county area plan Tho supreme court also held that notice of hearings were Improperly issued by the Muscatine county audi tor since five lays did not Intervene between the date of publication and tho hearing The court held that an Injunction restricting the establishment of the county area plan should have been Phelps and others plaintiffs and appellants Armed Bandit Gets in Oil Station in Holdup at Osage OSACH3 Nov armed robber held up the Schnel Oil fillinK station here at oclock last nlRht nnd escaped with about J10 in cash Tho robber described ns a youth entered the plnce after W E FJsk at tendant had Just sold some oil He forced Fisk nnd two helpers into o rtstroom locked the door nnd at tcmpted to open the cash reglslsr Failing In this the holdup man Tier mitted Flflk to come from his prjpnn nnd open the register then forced the attendant bnck into the room County officials were nollfled bul no clew has been obtained today Will Rogers NEW YORK Nov boost for three of our most prom inent men today Mr CoolIUs says Wo can do our own building without any European su pervision and that we have no ali bis to offer any ody That a boy Calvin This trip of Ur Hoovers to South America the largest thing ever done by a president elect That is where our trade of the future will coma from Tomorrow night when you hear Al Smith speak you will WILL ROGERS Ket tho real hu man side of a great fellow He wont have to bo denouncing nny tiody and will he at his best and will make lots ot friends Yours ROGERS Copyright N U Player 215 PERSONS ON londWon of MOATS ARE Iowa Youth SAFE ON SHIPS s Serious Mentioned for Portfolios in Hoovers Cabinet DWTOKTW MOBBOW Shots Fired by Gangster Guests of Business Men Claim ot MIICAGO Nov 13 those scries of cirmustanccs requent In detective fiction and so are In reality had drawn two busi icss men today Into the case of John of Fort Dodge Iowa North vestern university football player se wounded by gunfire early Sunday morning Phillip L McKee president ot the American Greenhouse manufacturing company welltodo and D T Jhurch a real estate dealer with a gold coast address were taken to Selectiveheadquarters during the night for questioning by Commission er Siege It was the opinion of Siege win ordered McKee held tliat MlCee wa in the automobile from which young was shot and either fataltj wounded or crippled for life Th shots were fired the commlssionc believes by gangster guests of Me Kee Reports Stolen Car McKees arrest came after he ha telephoned policethat his automobile which answers the description ot th car from which Acher was ehot been stolen sometime Saturday nigl or Sunday morning Detectives found the car last TIK short distance from where McKee One Death Reported 123 Persons Unac counted For BULLETIN NEW YOItK Nov 13 compilation from radio reports this afternoon showed 215 known rescued of the pnasungeni and crow of the slcamcr Veatrls one dead and 123 still unaccounted for BULLETIN NEW YOItK Nov 13 39 piusseiiRer survivors of the steamer Vestrls picked up by the American Shipper which also saved 90 other members of the wreck as reported to the Lam port and Holt lino by Radio Corporation of include Dr A Gronuut first clasa This is believed to bo Dr A Grouman ot Odebolt Iowa who was on the Vestrls with W P Admits of that place hound for South America on n fishing trip It is not known here whether Mr Attains nmoiiE those rescued By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS D man was known to he dead a and child were reported floating In the rollinB waves and oth er deaths scorned probable as reporlft from the rescue fleet oft the Virginia ONE man woman a short distance from where Melt reported It had been parked when It owly pieced out the story of was stolen the sinking ot the liner Vestrls to The car when found was locked both doors and Ignition The right fender was dented and on the run ning board was some paint such as was scraped from Achers car when tlie gunmens machine glanced against It starting the altercation which led to tho shooting Mclvce and Chuich totcl detectives WILLIAM J DRHUBERT TWHITJLNCr DOVOWUJ WORK procnnstlcntors are scratching their heads over ho selection of rnlitnct members for the nilmin Istration of Herbert Hoover while the presidentelect remains silent mi I ho matter Those prominently men tioned shown above nro Senator Borah and HwiRht W Morrow ambassador to Mexico for secretary of slate Mrs Miiule Willebrandt nnd Wtllimn J Uonovan both In the department of justice for nttiirney general F Davis for rcnpnolntment as secretary of war Col Theodore Roosevelt for secretary of the navy Andrew Mellon for renpuointment ns secretary of the treasury Jmncs W Rood Hoovers western campaign manager Cor secretary of agriculture Hubert Work for secrediry of he interior nml William F WliHiiiK fur reappoint ment ns secretary of commerce Dr flay Lymnn Wilbur for appointment in the event a new past that of wel fare and education in created mid former Senator James V Wadsworth as a possibility SMITH FAREWELL SET FOR 7 P M Governor to Take Vacation Somewhere in BULLETIN NEW ORLEANS Nov 13 Gov Alfred E Smith of New York will reach the suit ciiasl Friday or Saturday for a vaca tion at the Edgeivatcr Gulf hoi el midway between Gulfport and HI NEW TORIC Nov 13 Alfred E Smith tonight In a half hour radio address will give his purt ing message to the American The governor upon his arrival hers from Albany announced that no cid vancc copies of his talk would he Riv en out nor would ho intimate just what would be its nature Ho will wpeak from tlio National Broadcating studio starting at 8 oclock 7 central Tomorrow he will leave with several friends for a vacation of several weeks somewhere in the He said ho did not know whero he was golnu i havent seen Bill Kenny he He ia fixing things up We are going where the temperature Is In the i He said he did not think he would stop nt Warm Springs to Franklin D Roosevelt governorelect am trying to get nwny from poli tics Ivo had a lot of it for four None of the members of fnnuly will accompany him Tbe governor Lava Stream Slackening Relief Sent AIRPORT NAMED Fl expects to spend tho greater part of his time playing golf The broadcasting of the speech will be ovcr the WEAF chain of tho National Broadcasting system Including WOW Omaha WIIAS Louisville WGV Schcncclndy Detroit WA1 at Kan Antonio MinnenpolisSt Paul Wl AF Kansas City and KOA Penvtr Nashville Scientist Believes Eruption of Mt End CATANIA Sicily Nov 13 Tile speed of the streams flowing from Mount Etna decreased today This nnd tho optimistic view ex pressed by Prof G Tontc director tho vulcanological institute Unit the eruption was entering its final phase brot joy to the populace of the stricken region While awaiting the disposition of thn relief fund of lire uhoiit voted by the council of min isters Siynor Irontcri prefect of ii Icpartment and Monsignor Coll blsh op of Acirale today consigned a sum of money to Vincenzo Patane fascist secretary of Nunziata for the Immedi ate relief of the neediest refugees People of all the towns in the neigh borhood were vicing with one another to bring aid and comfort to the home less Dr Boro provincial secretary of tho fascist syndicates was running a 21hour service at the headquarters in Olnrre There not onlyfood and shcl ter were availablebut also a flying of was always on duty waiting to bo sent to any portion of the stricken zone to rescue the and Infirm The fascists recruited many volun teer workers among the younger ret ugrcs themselves The peonlc of the threatened com mune of Niinzinla were still disconso lateover the burying by the lava of their cemetery which they sliarcil they had been drinklnp together Sat day At noon almost a fuh day and hlffht sinco the 339 andcrev went over the tilting stricken vessel Into boats and rafts only 216 had been definitely accounted for and most of the llfo boats had been picked up One man was taken from the water by the steamer Berlin told of seeing a urday night and early Sunday TUKN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 5 SLAYER BETS LIFE SENTENCE Ralph Cram Davenport Edi tor Honored at Dedica tion of Landing Nov 13 W Cram editor of tlio Davenport Democrat and nationally known as a pioneer aviation enthusiast was given a complete surprise when it became known that the flying field of the IllinoisIowa airways corporation ded icated here lato yesterday would be known Cram Mr Cratn is one of the original signers of the charterof the Notional Aeronautical association and was its vlco In During the war he was editor of an aviation journal to pro mote tho welfare of aviation nnd arouse necessity for de velopment of aviation ilr Cram is known by aviation officials nnd pilots from coiiat to coast Including Colonel Lindbergh and has ridden In nearly every ship produced in America from tho flld Wright pusher type to the modern caljin models without a single acci dent in Attendance DAVENIOIIT Nov 13 part of the Armistice day celebration here an estimated persons at tended tho dedication of Cram air port of Djivcnport Twenty military airplanes nnd 15 commercial ships participated Detroit Man Confessed to Slaying Woman in Fur nace Room DETROIT Nov 13 Blair confessed slayer of Mrs Jane nl wealthy widow was sen tenced to life Imprisonment in soli tary confinement when lie pleaded ullty to a charge of first degree mur der BInir a furnace repair man con fessed soon after his arrest Saturday that ho heat Mrs to death with a furnace shaker In the basement of her home last Thursday and then Iobbrcl her of two diamond earrings ciho was wearing A few weeks ago Blair had helped install 1 furnace In the home of Mrs Lnntz andwoman with a child In her arms float Jing near him Search was begun for them and lookout was kept for oth ers who had found no room In the boats or who had been washed from tho rafts Dfcrt of The dead man unidentified In first reports wis found by tho battleship Wyoming lyinp on the raft where he had died of exposure Tho rescue begun hefore dawn the shliw that had turnedfrom their paths on their errand of mercy being Pioneer Merchant i Nov 13 I Peterson 77 died of heart disease yesterday at Alia Dona accord to word received here Mr Pe tersen was a pioneer merchant of and n of J If C Pc tersen who founded one of Davcn ports largest department storra FLOATS 22 HOURS S S BERLIN Nov to tho Associated Aflpr rescuing 22 persons out of boat No IS we pickeii up Karl Schmiiit who had been drifting In a life licit for 2i hours AH sale and sound Nolioily injured of small wreckagedrifting Very slronf northerly winds Squnlly nml high seas Arrive Ambrose Wednesday 1 a in approximate Complete lasseiiRcr list already given lacks Kolxrt seaman SlRneil Von Thalen master ed to the lifeboats by flares sent up iy the chilled persons who all night ong had tossed on angry waves left from a weekend gale Lifeboat after lifeboat was sighted nntl as the morning passed taken aboard with shivering comple ments of men and women The liner American Shipper and tho Berlin got some thn tankor Myriam others and I he battleship Wyoming still more But at noon more tlran 100 TUKN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 3 with the destroyed town of They regarded as horrible rind pio Mnn the flow of lava over the ground whero tlieir dead rested Ono pathetic was a poor fam ily carrying a baity who had Just died to Ciiarro for interment Ai1 wore wooping berausa they wore un iblo to lay thn llttlo body in their fnniily plot wliich was covcreil by the Publishers and Editors Are to Meet in Des Moines DRS MOINrcs Nov 13 liliors and editors of Iowa Associated Iress newspapers will meet here to morrow noon for their annual fall con ference and bnslnrsH mooting J Tracy Garrctl publisher of tho lington and president of the association will preside Tlio dlscviFMons anil business Hessiona will follow a p m luncheon at the Hotel Fort Ues Moinca IOWA FORECAST Cloudy and somewhat unsettled Tuesday night aiul Warmer Tuesday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 in air period e ruling at 8 oclock a Tuesday Monday 45 Degrees Lowest In Night 32 At 8 A M 3fi DpgrirH After tlirce cnnKftulivi1 clear day ala took posKtssion of the Hilualion Tuesday morning The wind was tho south and what In store ruuid only ho Ruosscd Jit Its November it must bo AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen Jim treated bis first wife like a dog an I hope his next one is a widow so hel learn how it feels to be a ;