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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 14, 1927, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Probably rain turning to snow tonight or Tuesday colder tonight and In the east and south portions Tues day coldest last night was 32 degrees at Charles City AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES NORTH IOWAS MSWSPAlER Final Edition Edited for tbo OL XXX ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASE VIASQN CITY IOWA MONDAY INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 3 Mrs Krivohlavy and Son in Mercy Hospital After Cold Ducking Mrs Marie Krivohlavy and her 1 year old son Johnnie were In the Mercy hospital Monday morning ap parently suffering from little more than a cold ducking as the result ol a sudden change of Airs Krivohlavys mind after the woman had thrown her son Into Willow creek and Jumped after him early Monday morning The extreme cold seemed to wipe ft way all intentions the woman apparently had of taking the life ot the baby and that of herself and she grabbed tho child and made for the shore Taking the child with her she f went to Mercy hospital where it was fcaid that her condition was not seri ous An older daughter of the woman said that her mother wrote a note Sunday which she tore up when her tried to get It Mr Krlvoh rny tiled about two years ago Chicagoan to Ask Divorce From Walska Harold McCorraicks mance With Opera Star Is on Rocks Belief CHICAGO Nov er Harold F McCormick the Harves ter company millionaire lias any plans to divorce his prima donna wife Mme Ganna Walska is entirely a personal matter about which he pre fers not to talk at this he told the Herald and Ex aminer last night Firing Squad Executes Mexican Revolt Leader newspaper THo reached 11 r M Corniick near San ta Barbara Cal by Ions dlstanc seekln confirmation or de nial of reports tha suit for divorce charging desertion is to be filed in Chi Its entirely a personal raattei sApartment House Blaze Object of Investigation 7ml different Investigations of o second threeriooi way apartment hotel early Sun causing the deaths ol persons were under way today L waive persons were injured Chief of Police Claude M Wortei L declaring the structure was n tinder jiromlsed a thoro llire Chief Jesse A Jlulsell Alfred Illogstcn state fire marshal Dr C H llCceier Maiion county coroner ii A Osborn city building commis iHiner began investigations Osborn advanced the theory that s tire may have been of incendiary The fire entailed damage amounting only to as estininicc Chief Hutsell All ot the dead were fynind In the second and third floor f orridors where most fire dam e was done It was believed that 3 victims were overcome by smoke attempting to reach exits and tiler ivore burned to death The fire started at the foot ot thr Elevator shaft and ate Its way to the lipper floors suddenly branching ojt ong the corridors Fortytwo men Bind women were taken from the up lier story windows by firemen all cs lnpe being cut off along the corridors dozen or more jumped from tho ivindows of carelessness were made lily officials saying that rubbish war fiHowed to collect around the elevator In the basement Police Chief IWorley declared that safety appli on the building were lacking iiulldlng owners denied both charges Councilwoman of Des Moines Is Dead TJES JIOIXES Nov s Charles H Morris veteran com lssloner ot finance of Des Moines tho first woman In the United states to be elected to the city council If a major city died hero yesterday a months GAhMA VfAWKft Id prefer not to alk about It at this the news paper quoted him In answer to i question as to when a suit might be filed Mr McCormick replied If I were to tell you that I would be violating my orleml position would I not I am sure you can ap predate my Then the news paper said there was a pause after which Mr MeCormick added I believe I shall stand pat on that Miss Muriel McCormick the daugh ler who just now Is directing Hed Cross membership activities here ex pressed the reports She saia she had been in constant com munlcatlon wllh her father but that ho liad made no mention of any plans for a divorce Attorney Gives No Information Mtcnlse George Scliein the at torney who was reported to have been employed to draw up the bill said he knew nothing about it Tho Paris marriage In 1922 of Mr McCormick chairman ot the execu tive board of the International Har vester company and Mme Walska Look place five weeks after she had divorced Alexander Smith Cochran wealthy manufacturer and sportsman Mr McCormicks first wife Mrs Edith Rockefeller McCormick daugh ter of John D Rockefeller who Is rated as oneof the worlds wealthiest women Narrative of The Herald and Examiner described tho divorce bill as one ot the most human and sorrowful ever drawn in a divorce iction an epic of disillusion ment a narrative of In It tho newspaper adds Mr Mc Cormick will describe bin futile efforts to hold theaffection and Interest of bis brilliant young There Is to bo no question of ali mony the newspaper pointed out be cause ot previous settlement by the War Secretary Believe U S Should Stand Expenses ST LOUIS Nov Uwight F Davis secretary of wat told the Mississippi valley association today that inland naviga tlon development and flood contro are national problems tho expense o which should be borne largely by tin federal government Loss of life property and business incident to a flood warran the expenditure ot huge sums flood Mr Davis said Levees must be the backbone any plan for flood protection in the Mississippi1 valley because more pro tectlon for the same amount of monej can bo obtained by this method than by any other But levees alone can not be depended upon to solves the en lire problem Makes 4 Kccoimuenilations A high leveo line built upon foun dations neatthe river banks and con structed of the material that must locessarlly be used cannot be made so strong as absolutely to preclude the possibility of accident However any plan that does not reduce the prob ibllity of a crevasse to a minimum is unsound The higher tho levees arc built tha greater the loss of life and prop erty that will resultfrom a Secretary Davis outlined his conclu sions on1 flood control as follows of existinglevees and relocation levee lines where lecessaiy of sufficient capacity 0 Insure protection to the city of Vew Orleans agarnst superfloods and o relieve pressure elsewhere justified trom theengineer ng and economic standpoint the pro isioii of floodways which during uperfloods will carry excess water to he gulf Uncertain About Reservoirs far I have been unable to udge whether it la practicable or Killer Given Rings and by Husband Greenwalt Confesses He Planned Deed for His Wifes Insurance KULLETIN MILWAUKEE Nov imprisonment Wan pi m was Uie sentence imposed upon Alvin Green wakll 38 An Hoieb and Arthur Bcrlzhokl 2i SI Paul coploltcis inthe mur was nmile yesterday In Mexico City ucneral ObieSon upon whose Mo an attempt 14 Known to Have Been Killed in Terrific Explosion PITTSBURGH Nov Fourteen persons wereknown to have met death and more than 500 wera Injured some seriously heretoday when a giant natural pas storuga at the Manchester works of tha Equitable Gas company exploded spreading death and destruction over an area one milo square Firemen police and volunteer res cuers were digging into the ruins of scores of buildings in the belief that others had been killed and their bodies buried in tho debris Indications that the death toll would Increase was found In recked building plant ot Nov Pittsburgh Clay pottery companv Grecnwaldt and Arthur Rich tuft Escape in One JJirililinp Ono hundred and fifty men escaped from tho building with cuts and dor of Ore en will ells wife by Circuit Judge C M Davidson this afternoon when they pleaded guilty ATTEMPT LIFE conomicaljy feasible to bring about a material reduction In Mississippi river ood heights by a system of reservoirs n the tributaries I believe however lat such a system ot reservoirs require many years to install nd that we cannot afford to wait so long for substantial results The entire valley must get behind and push the plan finally worked out by congressional committees If there Is to Toe slightest hope of success We should always remember that the most difficult flood control problem of all ia to keep the waters of the Mississip pi in its banks and out of that millionaire Grounds will IH Mme lins refused to come back to America and make her home here BURNSDENES Galles Hand Is Observed In Nicaragua Alleged Documents Pnnted Showing Payments to Aid Revolution jfov Herald a Hearst paper today published a copyrighted article Hi which wcie incorporated fasclmilcs of iloouinents said to have gone from secret files of tlio Mexican govern w tav uj ma supporting1 tlis clfilin of Prosi political campaign when two Coolldge and Sccrctarv that the ecent Nicaragua revolution was fomented and supported by Mexl Bombs Hurled at Last Can didate for Presidency in Mexico JIEXICO CITY llsuccessful attempt to assassinate lie sole remaining Mexican presldfii ial candidate Cicn Alvnro Obregon being investigated by police to ay to determine 1C it had any coll ection with a political conspiracy Ueiieral Obregon had come to Mexi co City to resume active charge of his AUNT HEX By Robert Quilleti Sue Hanson makes the Jbcst lemonpic I ever shes so slntk up about 1icr cooking thnl I give her flic satisfncJion of hnsking for STRIKE CHIEFS ARE SENTENCED Morris and Three Others Must Serve One Day in Centerville Jail E Nov J H Morris president of District IJ UnitetJ Mine Workers America and four others were sent to Jai for day and fined 50 each today by Jutlio M Walker on a charge con tempt ot court growing out of their alleged failure to abide by an injunc tion restraining Intimidation of miners who sought to work under the 5 wage scale at Mystic during the re cent suspension of mine operations I Counsel for tho defendants aL tempted to have thecourt stay exccu of tho jail sentence he could make an effort to get the to the state supremo court hut the Judge held he had no authority to take surMi action Under the law the mtn will have fo pay tho fines or Borv lime In Jail at the rate of dally IV G Harding Thomas Wlilte Tra Greer members of the United Miiv Wprhors district board and Mollette a miner of Centerville wrij the others sent to Jnll with Morris Their sentence was the outcome of n hearinsin Progress here for sonn limn on that had vio lated nil injunction Issuer by riiilsc 17 Smith In favor of thr Jfred Coal company at Mystic Detective Chief Says He Will Disprove Statement of McMuIIen WASHINGTON Nov 14 AP Plat denial of tho latest charges against the Burns detective agency were made today by W Sherman Burns who declared lio would disprove every word of the sensational statement of William J McMullln Burns operative who accused the agency of fabrica ting testimony to bring about a mis trial In the teapot dome case llcllullln accused Burns operatives of having prepared false affidavits in ended to prove that the government urther Inpllcated had tampered with he oil jury Hla statement further mpllcated William J Burns W Sher nan Burns and other members of the gency staff When the grand Jury convenedto lay its attention first was devoted to somo minor cases All of operatives who shadowed members of tho trial Jury William J Burns W Sherman Burns and Raymond Burns wcro present to appejtr when called Editor Requests Case Against Senator Browne Be Thrown Out of Court MAQUOKKTA Nov the request of Editor Fulton McKin Cy of tho Mnrjuoketa lixcctafor tho ease against slate Senator Charles Slcero Browne of county In which assault of the editor was al loprorl nsan Incident to the preelection over a primary rnnrl bond Is sue in tliM rnuniy was dismissed were tliroun at his automobile His face was slightly cut by flying glass from the windshield Three men whu threw the bombs from another auto mobile wcro arrested after two of them had been shot In fiurauit General Obicson arrived at a time when the antlreelectlontst organiza tion which opposes him was consider ing the selection of a nonmilitary man to replace their two candidates Gens Arnulfo Gome and Francisco Serrano who were executed after In itiating jt revolutionary attempt against the government General Obregon was motoring with to a bull fight As tiie car passed down the avenue of insurgents In the fashionable residence district jand near he United States embassy another iiitornohilc drew alongside jAs it passed General Obregons car two dynamite bombs were thrown into it Both bombH exploded They shat tered the windshield damaged the automobile A piece of glass scratched Obregona cheek Obregons chauffeur Catarino Vil lanova opened fire on the bombers Iffnacio Otcro a companion of Obre goh who was in another car also op ened fire Two of the bombers berto Ruizand Antonio Tirado were seriously wounded Tho automobile took up he pursuit and cnptmed tho trio The third man Francisco Olivcro CO Oii0 document dated June 2 we purported to he an order for payment of to Dr Pedro Jose Zepedo Mexican representative of Dr Juan B Saeas who led the revolt for the pur chasing of arms and ammunition As published it bore the signature of President Calles Other orders pur ported to call for payment of suma raughifr from to fZ 000 to Sep cdo and Dr Carlos Leon for perform ance of secret missions confided to bi President Cnllca or the chief of the presidential staff Tho arms REMUS BEGINS DEFENSE TODAY 0nf Time Bootleg King Is Chief of His Own Counsel CIXCINNATf JXov Tho story of a bootlegping venture that earned for fitiorgo Remus more than a million dollars and led him to IcII his wife Imogene Holmes Remus because he thot she and another man robbed him of his money will be tin folded during Remus first degree murder trial beginning today As chief of his own defense counsel the onetime bootleg and for mer Chicago attorney will ask the Jury to acitult him on tho ground that ho had been driven to tho point of temporary insanity by the actions of tile wife He will repeat the accusations that he made against Mrs Remus and Kranklin Dodge former government agent who helped expose the bootleg syndicate that sent Remus to Atlanta peniten tiary for two jcars He accused Mrs Remus whom he oncereferred to as my beautiful Imo a sa o arms wcro chargad In the documents to of lllm l91e for Dodge expenses of the presidential Next year will present the of presidential booms going into u uui Cotiriei ri Will Rogers CULVER Nov a long chat with Mayor Thompson In Chicago Saturday A smart Kuy that and dont you believe other wise This thing of playing Ucorgc against King George be knows its i lot of applesauce better than you do Bill dont difillkc the king por sonally but they litive hcen kind er givingGeorge Washington the worst of It In Chicago second and third readers 1C it had been In the fifth or sixth readers Chicago never would n noticod It Wl ROGERS Xutro1 defeat in Yurk tho setback AI Hniltii has had I am going tip to South Jionii to Iielp cheer Knutc up secret staff The Herald chose papers and more to he published later were brat she could marry IJodfje and of con spiring with Dodge to keep him in prison so they could steal his fortune to this country offIrTols A tWa lli llemus and obtained iVoni them by the HeaiKt fir nls he was newspapers All It declared would be to lt instituting divorce proceeding placer at the disposal of tic state de partment and of congress American In Nicaragua President Cqclidue In message to confjrcss early In the kill his wife to world of her and to prevent her from ard Ivelly todiiy were lodged in the county jail at Waukesha awaiting the states next slop in the drama unfold ed lost night when Cireuinvaldt con fessed that he hired Kelly to his wife Emma so that ho might collect her Insurance and live a life of easu Kelly received in cash and two diamond rings valued at 5350 and hn was to he paid after Greenwaldt cruises while eight coilected the insurance UK signed confession of both now in the possession of Herman Salon district attorney oc VTaukesha county said It was Kelly who did tho slaying It wag Greenwaldt who plotted the death oc his wife and who hired Kelly a Milwaukee bus driver the confessions agreed KolljWas Good And Kelly out or work for seven weeks recommended himself to Green waldt as a good and Insist cd on strangling the woman instead shooting her as Greenwaldc had pro posed the Greemvaldt confession as given out by Mr Salon explains Repentant and remorseful lirolten jy sorrow and by the long prilling a tlio hands ot Mr Salon Groenwald TLRX TO FAGR U ROADCONTRACTS TO BE ten cvapperj in the busement weio be Iievecl to have been drowned by tha water rushingin roln broken mains In tlio street Firemen were pumpin out the basement In an effort to ait 6 additional bodies Meantime hundreds of firemen rescuers were digging into other of debris searching rotvictims With a shock like that oC an earth quake tho hugetank containing sev eral million cubic feet ot gaa was rent asunder It was believed UIB blast was caused by ynorkmen repairing the tank with to killing him asserted that the NicaraRiian revolu tion was being fostered by the Mexi can government and a few days later Secretary Kellosg Issued a statement supporting the views of the president and that bolshevism gaincd a foothold In Central America High School Students Body Discovered in Clump of Bushes PORTAGE Xov The body ot flckn IS year old freshman high school ntui dent anrl daugluor of llnrrj I found ttiM mnrnlng In a clump of bushCK tirar a subway of tlir MIlwnuKce railroad was last seen night when she went to a theater Tho hoiiy of the girl was found hy Wlilllam ns he was going to work at thla mornlns He did not touch Hid body and called the po Hcp The miirrlor victim ntlcndtl a the atpr nlRlit with hum Mdiaii anrl j returned home at Hnmove nionts aince then have not learned She was nn only child Womo people nre born BOCK otliorw liavo to make Herald HUNTERS ASK YOURSELVES THESE QUESTIONS Do you know tho dates of tho open season for tho game you are going after Lan you name the anhnnls nnd birds that you are not permitted to kill What is the cost of a hunting license and where can it be ob talncd What are the bag limits Are you allowed to sbipoyour kill out of state or sell it cally All of the above questions are answered In the game law Issued by the government Every sportsman nicds a copy of this booklet so that he tuny within tha law Send in your name and address with four cents In stampa for return postayo and handling Frederic 1 Diruitrir The City jlolictinzcttc hifonnHUort Bureau l C I rnrlosR lirrmvitli Tour rcnls In Miirnps for i rif ho GAMK Street Slato 19 Miles in Butler County Included in Letting at Ames Tomorrow AMES Nov or paving miles of highway In iuohanun Butler Delaware Mills PoUawattamle and Wapfellc otmty will be awarded in lettings of ho Iowa state highway commission omoirow Additional lettlngs tor ridging culverts and graveling will rin gtho n mount of the contractsto the largest letting In stale islory Pafo county will hrnefil by the Inrg st stXetch of paving under the con miles across tho county on primary No 3 Delaware will receive 2t miles on primary No Ml and in miles will be paved on primary No 10 in Butler county from tho Franklin county lino to Allison Other pavingawards will include linrd surfacing of miles on U S 20 In Buchanan county mi lea of II S NO 31 in Mills county miles of U S Mo 31 in Pottawattarnlo couniy and 12 miles of U S No 31 In Wapnllo county Oravollng contracts will be nwarfl ed for work In Crawford Clayton Floyd Mononn Worth and Wright Uf3 Othercontracts for guard bridging 1nd culverts will he or for Jcfferwon Boono Henry Iowa Mntllson ORrlen Pottawatta niie anrl Worth reunites who ftcetylene Wai hours the blast oc d rescuers were findlnrj it hard the center of the wrecked In tho midst of the soction ho city asphalt and repotted 35 employes had been or Injured Store Wiridomi Shattered The plant across the street from tank was lv total wreck hven pedestrians on itreets did not escape the blat V persons wero cut by ffiaaa department store windows were shat Hampered in the work of rescue h recked buildings streets iViiter mains an 1 r trie wires police and firemen finau Peiictrated a part of tho devastate rea They recovered seven hodk within a few minutes and newspaper en at tho sccno said they ha I Bunted at least 20 dead in the street ind tie wrecked houses Fire Shoots Inlo Air I The tank en olc feet of natural gas let loose wuu of the most terrific blasts in nirghs history Practically every auilding In the immediate vicinity and windows over a iroa were shattered including n downtoui rlopartmcfit stores and flee When the tnnk burst 1 ball oC fire Usher than the adjacent tip of Washington shot into the air rK out In an shape Fireman and police volunteer worn era expressed the belief that scores petFons in their homos and In cs of the region had been trapped Thrn tlio buildings collapsed Every hospital in tho city was rovrtler with Injured The scono of the dieaster was one f wild confusion Residents at tho hlokly Kcttled district rushed about he stients as if nind Women sought their chilren ion dug into the debris cf theU TURN TO PAGE H LOCAL weather figures M hour period ending at a Monday for Maviniiini Minimum At a MI or like piiiimi Sultrlny Maximum f Miiiiiiiiiin oo Uliile got linn ihu fur time Sunrlny with Iho tlirciit of w iii POOR PA By Claude Callan ifVaiil my liroiliiM Huh s will get 1 aliuiif loin1 Shes 1111 ;