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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 19, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North louJas Edited for the Home HOME EDITION lyPLXXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVCE MASON CJTY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBER 19 1929 iTOTHSD PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLMENTAL SERVICE NO 35 NATION PURNS JAMES GOOD 1 jRailway Heads to CoOperate With President 1 i EXECUTIVES SAY THEY WILL PUSH BUILDING PLANS NinePresidents Agree to Help Maintain Progress IWASHINGTON Nov 19 T Railroad presidents who con ferred today with President Hoover fcrere unanimous in their determin ation to cooperate in the main tenance of employment and busi ness progress A White House statement issued after the conference said the rail road presidents had said that the railways which they represented would proceed with full programs of construction and betterments ivithout any reference to recent stock exchange fluctuations that hey would canvass the situation as o further possibilities of expansion Uid that amongst these particular it appeared that the total rolunie of such construction worlc ilready indicated an increase dur the next six months over the iinjilar period of last year The conference lasted for little rnore than an hour during which in dividual reports were made by the Jailroad presidents Besides the Secretarieei MellQn arid LaterAin the day a similarconfer Lnce was arranged with members of tie advisory councilof the Federal Reserve board who were enabled to ay before the president a vivid pic ure of credit and banking condi ions the nation over there was a close idy of the treasury departments nouncement of plans for expand f the federal building program Congress will be asked next Inonth1 Secretary Mellon said to ap prove appropriation of p75000000 for governmental build g bringing the total of authoriza tion for this purpose to OO Meetings are Postponed The funeral of the late James W Sood secretary of war will take TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 6 Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Nov Knute Rockne started his big game Saturday with his Irish team But after California made a touchdown he rushed in hlrf Eyetalian s With his Irish afighting and the Eyetaliaris playing football iere is no beat ingthat team They still call it football and there hasnt been a goal WILL KOCEI5S kicked since Jim Thorpe could stand in the center of a football field and place a drop kick thru the president of the universitys window While we are decorating pilots tuatmakefsst records in a won derfully equipped plane stop give a great big hand to this one in Seattle who with two Boy Scouts aboard made a forced landing oh the top of a depart ment store roof and saved all hands Yours WILL ROGERS AERIAL SEARCH HUTGHINSAT30 IS INSTALLED AS CHICAGO U HEAD Noted Educators Present to Attend Inaugur ation CHICAGO Nov 10 Maynard Hutchins became today at the age of 30 the fifth president of the University of Chicago Inauguration of this tall almosl boyish young man was made bril liant by the attendance of repre sentatives from 300 colleges am universities not only in the Unitec States but in Canada and Europe One hundred twentyfive of them were presidents of the schools they represented Some came from the largest and proudest schools of higher learning in the world but none was amoni them so proud as William J Hutch ins president of Berea college Ky for it was his son who was beinj honored Yale university gave to the University of Chicago its first pres ident 38 years ago when William RaineyHarper was inaugurated and it is from Yale that Hutchin has come to the quadrangles on the midway Today too Yale sent its presl James RowUindJAngell to fl JVii r 7 More guests In Goverri6r Frank O Lowden were to attend the induc ton IS SENTENCED Chicago Slayer Must Die in Electric Chair on Dec 13 Nov 19 Doody dimunitive gunman i is sentenced today to die in the etttric chair Dec 13 for the slay W of Chief of PoliceCharles Levy fcBerwyn 111 Sentence was passed Jjy Judge Otto Kerner after he had a motion for a new trial Wea IOWA WEATHEK Partly cloudy Tuesday colder In cast and central portions Wednesday mostly fair LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures or 24 hour period ending at S clock Tuesday morning Warmest Monday 36 Coolest in Night 28 1 At 8 A M Tuesday 28 Precipitation Ofl Snowfall 5 It waa a cneerless day that pawned on North Iowa Tuesday snow which had been hinted al ionoay had developed into an actu Ility the temperature had droppei lo three degrees below freezing anc wero lowhanging THE LATE SECRETARY ON THE JOB Carl Ben Kelsons Air Plane Wrecked on Siberian Coast NOME Alaska Nov 19 parations for an aerial expedi tion to go to the aid of Carl Ben Eielson noted Arctic aviator whose wrecked plane was reported seen on the icebound coast bfSiberia nine days ago were being made today at Teller Alaska by his com panion flyer Frank Dorbrandt Word that the wreckage of Efelsons plane had been sighted 60 milea from the icebound trading ship Nanuk whose passengers and valuable cargo Eielson and Dor trandt had been removing to Alaska by air reached here yesterday but there was no information as to the fate of the explorer himself Sighted by Natives Since the news of the wreck came by radio from Nanuk it was pre sumed that natives traveling along the coast with dog teams had sighted Eielsons plane and had brot Word of it to the ship A mechanic named Borland was with Eielson when the explorer last waa heard from directly Conditions for rescue work were reported to be adverse with a bliz zard raging at Teller Dorbrandt and Eielson each had made one trip from the Alaska mainland to the Nanuk and return bringing six of the ships passengers and valuable loads of furs Has Good Weather From North Cape Siberia it was reported that the weather there had been good for three days while Eielson waa missing This was taken to mean that the noted flyer had been unable to fly his plane Another vessel the Russian ice breaker Stavrapol Is frozen in not far from the Nanuk Eielson a vet eran air mail pilot of the north gained fame when he and George Hubert Wiikina British explorer flew over the uncharted blind spot of the Arctic from Point Barow Alaska to Spitzbergen Wll kins subsequently was knighted Wisconsin Sailor Dies After Fall Off Ship SHANGHAI Nov IB Nelmi of Superior Wis an elec triciina mate attached to the U S S Barker now in Shanghai fell overboard laat night and died of a fractured skull FARM LEADERS ARE AT OMAHA S R McKelvie Farm Board Member to Be Chief Speaker OMAHA Nov 19 Farm leaders of the nation were in Omaha today for the opening of the twenty Eifth annual convention of the Farmers Educational and Coopera tive Union of America Several hun dred delegates have registered for the sessions which will continue thru Thursday Samuel R McKelvie wheat rep resentative on the federal farm board and former goxrernor of Ne braska will be the principal speak er at a special mass meeting to night He will replace Alexander Legge chairman of the federal farm boardwho was called to Washing ton by President Hoover to attend a conference A general discussion of our re lation to the national grain corpor was on the afternoon pro Should the convention vote ation gram approval of the marketing plan workedout incooperatiort with the federal farm board supportersof theplan say that the way willbe opened for cooperative agencies of the union to receive aid from the revolving fund author ized by congress this year MOREGOLDON WAY FOR IOWA Most of State Gets Taste of Winter 16 Reported at Sioux City Burial to Be on Friday in Cedar Rapids Cabinet Man Began His Ill ustrious Career on Iowa Farm BULLETIN CEDAR RAPIDS Nov 19 HP definite funeral ar rangements Iiavo not been made hero for James W Good late secretary of war Will J Dea con hSs brotherinlaw said to day that services would be held at 3 p m Friday It is likely tliat interment will take place in Oak Hill cemetery All flags in tho city will be at half staff The mercantile bureau of the Chamber of Com merce will meet tomorrow to decide during what hours busi ness houses will remnin closed CEDAR RAPIDS Nov 19 This city today mourned the pass ng of one of its most illustrious lolltical figures in the death of Sec etary of War James W Good liVtshington last night Born near here Mr Good spent iia early life in this vicinity ind t waa from Cedar Rapids that ha egan his rise to a seat in the na ions most august executive cham ier The body will be brot here for early i i Associated Press Photo These views of Secretary of War Janies IV Good who Vllnd in Walter Kfled hospital Washington Monday night show the cabinet member at his job right Secretary Good is shown as he in spected troops shortly after his selection to the cabinet post last March Below lie is shown at his desk in the canifol CONGRESSMAN IS INDICTED Leaky Suitcase Brings Fed eral Action Against Pair WASHINGTON Nov 19 Representative Edward E Denison of Illinois and John Layne de scribed as his secretary were in dicted today by a federal grand jury on a charge of possession of liquor The indictment was the result of the finding by prohibition agents of a leaking suitcase at the Union sta tion AJtho It was found last Janu ary a report was not made to Dis trict Attorney Rover until Nov S The agents report said the suit case bore a tag addressed to Layne in caie of Denison The address was room 441 house office building Shipping tags the report said also showed a trunk had been sent from New York and had been de livered The agents further reported they had gone to the office and found Denison and the trunk and quoted Denison as saying he did not have the keys Later the report continued Deni son told them upon their return that the trunk did not belong to him and that they opened it and found whisky and gin The Indictment charges only whisky was found Man Found Dead In Car DUBUQUE Nov 19 M Corpatein 46 father of 10 children and prominent local real cstale dealer was found dead in bis wrecked automobile on an outlying city street at a m DES MOINES Colder weather Nov gave 10 TV northwest Iowa a preliminary taste of winter host night The whole state is due for a larger taste tonight the fed eral meteorologist forecast Tha coldest temperature last night was 16 at Sioux City with a sllgr snow Council Bluffs had 21 above zero Charles City 30 with rain and snow Des Moines and Daverport 32 Tonigh the mercury likely will hit lu above in the north portion of the state with 20 predicted in the southwest and 25 in the southeast the weather bureau said Mrs Patrick Carr Dies CHICAGO Nov 19 Agnes M Carr widow of Patrick T Carr democratic leader died to day following a prolonged Illness brot on by death of her husband nearly three years apro THREE MINERS HURT IN BLAST Premature Explosion oi Blasting Powder Burns Trio DES MOINES Nov 19 Three miners were injured early to day by a premature explosion of blasting powder they were tamping in a coal mine at the outskirts oj Des Moines Todd Hill the most seriously in jured wasbadly burned when the blast struck him in the face Dom inic and Alonzo Nizzl received burns on the arms and body Quick action by fellow miners wh dragged the trio from the gas filled compartment in which they were working prevented possible asphyx iatlon The men were tamping the las1 charge of powder before quitting work for the nlpht TakeXRay of L ifidy s Shoulder ENGLEWOOD N J Nov 19 Oft plates of the shoulder which Col Charles A Lindbergh dislocated in an airplane mishap at Melxco City last winter were being prepared today Rumors that Colonel Lindbergh had suffered serious injury in an airplane accident were given wide circulation yesterday when it was learned he had visited the Engle wood hospital Sunday tcf have the pictures made Attendants at the hospital said he old them he had been troubled re cently with pains in his right shoulder and on the advice of his physcian had decided to have it x rayed A nurso in the office of Dr Wal er Phillips of Englewood said that the doctor had treated Colonel Lindbergh Sunday for a slight dis location of the shoulder She said her understanding was the injury had been suffered at home Colonel and Mrs Lindbergh left the home of the latters parents here yesterday afternoon and registered at a hotel In New York The Colonel showed no evidence of any injury Colonel Lindbergh dislocated his shoulder last Feb 27 at Valbuena flying field Mexico City when he landed on one wheel a plane in which he and his fiancee Miss Anne Morrow were flying The plane turned over in landing Miss Mor row now Mrs Lindbergh escaped with a shaking up LOBBYIST GOT 00 MONTHLY Attorney Says He Was Paid to Inquire Into Ma chado Charges WASHINGTON Nov 19 John H Carroll Washington attor ney saM today before the senate lobby committee that he had been employed by the Cuban company sugar Importers to obtain infor mation regarding charges agains President Machado of Cuba so i they came before the senate foreign relations committee the Cuba sugai people would be prepared to answe them The witness said he was getting 4500 a month and that he was paid a j10000 retainer by H C Lak in president of the Cuba company Carroll testified he was a personal friend of President Machado and added If charges made against him are true he is not fit to hold office A contemplated trip to Cuba to investigate the charges against Machado he said had been post poned because of ill health Among the matters he planned to inquire into were claims against the Cuban government by Joseph Barlow who maintains his property in Cuba has been confiscated burial service on Friday Mr Good received all his schooling In Iowa institutions After Bis graduation from high school be attended Coe college leaving there for two years study at Iowa State college Ames but returning to graduate from the local institution Famed as Organizer aitorjranlzer which carried him to victory as midwest ern campaign manager for Presi dent Hoover in his campaign last falJ was marked even in fcis college days He formed Coes first football team acted as its business manager and played one of the guard posi tions Broadening his promotional field the youthful Good started a lecturo course and brot numerous nation ally known figures to Cedar Rapids lecture platforms He also aided in the founding of theAlpha Nu literary society now disbanded which owned one of the two pianos on the Coe campus pt that time At Iowa State 2 Years His attendance at Iowa State col lege for two years was a result of TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 8 STATE FUNERAL WILL BE HELD IN WHITE HOUSE Cabinet Member Dies of Blood Poisoning in Capital Hospital WASHINGTON Nov 19 the east roomJ of the white house where the nation has honored many of its distinguished sons Pres ident Hoover and other officials to morrow will pay a final mark of re spect to James W Good secretary of war who died last night after a valiant struggle against blood poisoningv Those attending the ceremonies will include Vice President Curtis members of the diplomatic corps delegations from the house and sen ate as well as members of the fam ily of the late war department head After the service the body will be aken to Union station to be sent to Cedar Rapida Iowa for burial Public Not Admitted The public will not be admitted to the white house but after the serv ices employes of the war depart ment will be permitted to enter to view the body of their late chief The body will be accompanied to Iowa by Mrs Good her two sons Acting Secretary Hurley Gen Charles P Summer all chief the army staff thesenate and house delegations and a representative at the president who will be either a cabinet member or one of his Treiv ate secretaries Today meanwhile the In mpurnlngfor tho lute caibf FAYETTE MAN IS FOUND DEAD Hermit Trapper Discovered Dead in Bed by Neigh bor Farmer FAYETTENov Lamphier trapper living in an old house west of Fayette was found dead in the house late Sunday after noon by neighbors Pancakes on the stove indicated he had died while preparing breakfast E H Lockwood owner of the place found Lamphier lying on the bed Unable to rouse him he went to the Washburn farm for help Re turning ho and Mr Washburn dis covered the man to be dead f SEEK ATTACKER OF IOWA MAN Two Men Beat Farmer After Obtaining in Cash and Check CHARITON Nov 19 Au thorities today were seeking tw men who last night robbed and then beat and shot Frank Osborn 68 on his farm home four miles west of here Entering the house as Osborn who lived alone was preparing to retire the bandits obtained 54in cash and a check for after which they bound and gagged their victim and then one of the bandits struck him over the head with his gun and shot him The bullet struck Osborn in the head but did not penetrate the akull Dazed Osborn made his WAI to the home of a neighbor a mitt away and summoned police am medical aid BANKER SLAYS GIRL HIMSELF 111 Health of Daughter Blamed for Act of Minnesotan TWO HARBORS Minn Nov 19 science and loving care md failed to cure the invalidism of Beatrice Barton IT daughter of Two Harbors wealthiest citizen John A Barton With hope gone Barton killed her then himself Coroner Thomas Brown said there was no other possible theory and le decided to hold no Inquest The aodies of Barton president of the First National bank and his daugh ter were found in the Barton car parked on a country road early yes terday Officials of the bank of which Barton had been president nearly a quarter of a century said the con dition of the institution waa excel lent MacNIDER BOOMED va NOV 19 w B Shafer Jr originator and na tional manager of the soldier bonus stated today that in lowan Hanford MacNider would be appointed secretary of war to fill the place made vacant by the death of Secretary Good if the ex service men of the country have their wishes As past national commander of the service mens organization said Mr Shafer the Mason City man had the backing of thou sands of his huddles but Mac Nider would not let his name be considered because he was back ingMr Good Mr Shafer pointed out that the lowan is a close per sonal friend of President Hoover The local man recalled a recent conversation with Secretary Good in which MacNider was referred to by the cabinet member as the best informed man in America on war department subjects net member Secretary Stimson as i j heac of the state department JSH sued a proclamation at the direc tion of President Hoover closing executive departments in the all city until 1 p m tomorrow and or dered all flags on public buildings hruout tho country displayed nl half staff until Friday Cabinet Meeting Adjourned At the White House the other line members of the cabinet assem led for the usual Tuesday meeting with the president The gathering vas perfunctory only adjourning mmediately out of respect to their ato colleague The regular Tuesday conference NORA SPRINGS EDITOR IS ILL Lafe Hill Became Seriously III Saturday Submits to Operation NORA SPRINGS Nov Hill representative in the state legislature from Floyd county ami editor of the Nora Springs Adver tiser was operated on late last night in a hospital In Mason City for appendicitis Mr Hill first became ill durirur Saturday night Ho was rushed to Masui City Sunday morning where his condition failed to improve The operation became necessary yestur day Hti is rallying from the operation in excellent condition according to reports from the hospital His ion ililon is as erood as can be expected between the president and press TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN Z AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Bein anxious about the heathen aint tfoin to take Elia to heaven while her husband has to fasten his suspenders on his pants with a horse shoe nail ;