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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 21, 1928, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL XXXV FINAL EDITION 111 iivttJMATiuMAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE WO HATCHET MAN JLUDES POLICE MARYLAND IS HALTED WHILE HOOVER FISHES PresidentElect Unable to Visit Panama Guatemala BULLETIN BUENOS AIRES Nov 21 fil Dlardio speaking of Herbert Jloover s trip under the caption of jKirst Mistake of gays that the exclusion of correspond ents of SpanishAmerican news papers from the entourage of the Presidentelect wna a serious er ror considering that the trip has lor a purpose of reapprochmenl the United Slates and South America T T By JAMES L WEST Associated Press Staff Writer S S MARYLAND ENROUTE TO Nov 1 With the Kist half of his LatinAmer jean goodwill tour itinerary mapped out Herbert Hoover today turned his tnots to bis favorite sport The Mury iand was halted between Cape San and Cape CorKeenles well off the Mexican const for deepsea fish ITho presidentelect bad in mind the recent experience of bureau of fisher ies men in waters who hooked a gigantic or swordfish play Barrymore Is to Wed Young Screen Star Dolores CoTteHo Will Be Third Bride of Noted Movie Player LOS ANGELES Nov 21 lywoods arenas motion picture ro mance buzzed today with discussions of the Impending marriage of John Barrymore stage and screen star and Dolores Costello film actress and laughter of the veteran player Maur ice Costello Barrymore applied for the license yesterday The marriage will beBarrymores third venture into matrimony and Mies Costellos first Neither would dis cuss plans for the wedding but close friends intimated that they probably during John Larrymoro would wed tho coming week end News of the en gagement caused a mild sensation In Hollywood as none hut the closest friends of the couple were aware that anything more than friendship ex isted between the I friendship which began sev oral years ago when they appeared In not bone to siisis a the leading roes of one of Barry audn propoifons as be does nt to Interrupt the southward Se nioip than a few moies pictures second carry infiftHo news1 Mmen and a thlriMaden with cam1 t rumen wlui tmlmljered their jilnes for the first on the vuy age j nmcKa aouU Charges Arthur Drops Dead MARBLE FARMER DIES VESTRIS NEEDED REPAIRS DURING LAST2YEARS Members of Crew Tell of Unseaworthi ness of Ship NEW YORK Nov 21 senior surviving officer of the foundered steamer Vestris testi fied the government Inquiry into the disaster today that if he had been in command lie would have broadcast the S O S sooner tliRU Captain William Carey did NEW YORK Nov 21 mony that the lost steamship Vestris needed repairs for two years has been given by members of the crew United States Inspectors reported that ths British liner was seaworthy before she left on her voyage yet members of the crew told Federal Commissioner ONeill yesterday that various ports thru which the sinking ship took water had been out of re pair The testimony was given by Gilbert Ford chief firemnn Isaac James Scott a saloon waiter and Thomas Connor head waiter Inthe first cabin Ford testified that thg ash ejector valve In the stokehold shipped water and always had during rough weath er He said he to tighten Lwjere Ioscs for Cameramen The prcfiilcntclcct lias entered i i completely into the lifi aboard the I 1 He posed for pictures with the Marylands championship football ijtoani and was introduced lo Miles B Tinimlns of Boston tbo teams cap tain who was described as one of the IT navys great players anjl one that f Stanford university would like to havo j for its big game next Saturday with 5 ithe University of California Mr jji Hoover shook hands with Timmfns jji and chatted while the cameramen got Mr Hoovers dinner guests last ij night included Capt Victor A Kim herly the Marylands commander dinner opened the formalities of tour all guests appearing in din I ner dress j Hoover Sends Kcgrets U S MARYLAND ENROUTE TO AMAPALA Nov 21 P residentElect Herbert Hoover today his regrets to the presidents of i Panama and Guatemala because of his Inability to visit those two repub lics during his goodwill tour ot Cen tral and South America To American legation In Pana ma Mr Hoover sent the following njeasage Mr requests the American TCRN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN S il S The GlobeGazette Offers a New Booklet of Meat Recipes Meat composes about 16 per cent of the American family diet by vol ume but it gives us 30 per cent ot our proteins and more than 60 per cent of our energybuilding fats It also uses almost half of our food allowance In cash Economical selection of meat bet tar cooking and use ot the less ex pensive cuts Is a vital item ot good housekeeping This new booklet tells how to have better meat at less expense Tour copy Is ready TJae thecoupon Frederic J Haskin Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Itureau Washington D C I inclose herewith 6 cents In coin or stumps for re copy of the new MEAT BOOKLET Street City While Husking Corn in His Field MARULIS ROCK Xov Arthur CO dropped dead while husk cornin hlsWtdd rear hero yester day afternoon about 5 oclock He was found by his hired man who was huskingcorn a short distance be hind him Heart disease is believed to have been the cause of Mr Arthurs death arrangements for the funeral havo been announced pending word from relatives He is survived by his wife and one eon Gen Bramwell Booths Condition Unchanged LONDOX Nov 21 Wil Ham Bramwell Booth commander of the Salvation Army passed a sleepless night but his condition was not ma terially altered This report caused some disappointment at Salvation Army headquarters today as the doc tors report last night had given them encouragement 16 on Liquor Charge fc VICTIMS OF OMAHA AX SLAYER fl f 0 R M ATIONS ARE FILED BY ROE THOMPSON Mrs Walter Kesso 28 right motlier of tliree children ami her sister Creta Brown 18 were slain by Omaha ai fiend who also Itilleil an aged mnn wounded another man ao he will die and seriously Injured his wife Tho latter her attacker was n Negro Cerro Gordo Among First to Get Pavement Letting Weal his two years service on the ship He had never made a formal re port because everybody knew about Officers ot the Vestris previously had testified that water coming in tlnu this pipe and other places fn the coal bunkers contributed to the found ciing of the vessel nailing Iroveil Useless Scott and Connor ot a half door the starboard side of tho vessel about 10 feet above the water line thru which the water poured in auch t stream after the ship started to list n Sunday night 20 hours before she sank that the ballingefforts of sev eral men could not keep up with It They testified that on previous trips when the weather was rough seas had been shipped thru this door Scott said the water which came in hru the door poured down Into the coal bunkers thru hatches which were lot covered until Monday morning The water was so deep in their quar ters Sunday nght he said that they could not use th6 lower berths He also tod of being assigned to No 4 lifeboat which he testified was loaded with women aiid left suspend ed five feet above the water He said it was carried down with the ship He TUUN TO PAGE 16 COLUMN 1 IOWA FORECAST Fair Wednesday night sml Thursday somewhat colder in west nnd central portions Wednes day night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Wednesday Highest Tuesday R Degrees lowest in Night 27 Decrees At 8 A Wednesday 36 Degrees Trace of liain November displayed one of its strangest quirks Tuesday night Af ter the temperature had dropped to well below the freezing mark the wind changed direction and there was a rise of almost 10 degrees In the early morning hours Usually It Is during these hours that the mercury begins its toboggan There was a bit 01 yiin early Wednesday morning but before midforenoon the sun had made its appearance welcome enough after an absence ot three or four BOMB WRECKS GLEANING PLANT Blast Occurs Short Distance From Home of Judge Swanson CHICAGO Nov 21 bomb exploding a block and a halt from the home ot States AttorneyElect John A Swanson wrecked the front ot a Becker cleaning and dyeing shop last night Police viewed the explosion as evi dence of open hostility between racketeers and cleaning concerns that cut prices and rafiifie to pay tribute Judge Swanson elected two weeks ago on a platform promising to rid Chicago of crime was aroused by the blast which occurred In the heart ot a south side residential section Sev eral months ago Judge Swansons home was bombed Tho bomb apparently thrown from a passing car marked the second out break in cleaning and dyeing circles within five days The slaying of John G Clay boss of tho laundry and dye houses chauffeurs union likewise was attributed to agents of powerful clean ing Interests which havo attempted to exact tribute from all shops Tho establishment whichwas bombed was owned by Theodore Beck er and was connected with another group of Becker cleaner shops In which Al Scarface Capone Is a part ner A sign in tho window advertis ing bargain prices for cleaning was interpreted by police as evidence of Beckers refusal to yield to demand for tribute Resoiutiori Asks Release of Prisoners Freedom of Thomas Mooney Sought at Federation Convention NEW ORLEANS Nov 21 Resolutions calling for stricter en orcemcnt ot immigration and the le eaao of workers serving time in ions have been submitted to the of tho American Federation iC One calls for the release of Thomas Mooney imprisoned in California tor urticipating In bombings that caused deaths of several persons The requests Governor Younpr Jilifornia to release Mooney and all other workers unjustly held in prisons of California and directs the sending of similar requests to other governors n whoso states workers arc uiijust y held in prisons because oC their ef forts in behalf of the working The resolution was introduced by Albert 11 Anderson of the paving cutters union and was referred to the comittee More favorable immigration leglsla ion would ho advocated in a rcsolu ion oC Harry W Fox of tho Wyo ming state Federation of Labor which directs the executive council to sup ort any and all measures that will urthcr restrict immlgation by ex tending the quota laws to other counties Tho measure asserts a shuttirg down of immigration is necessary be cause the introduction of labor sav ng machinery to swell the ranks of the Mile StrfetcK North of City in First Quota After Bond Issue Five miles of paving from the American Beet Sugar corporation to the Worth county lino on the Jeffer son highway is Included in the 90 lettings for Nov first since the state road bond issue was approved Butler Grundy Jones Pottawat tamie Cerro Gordo Harrison Monona and Worth counties each will receive a share ot tho miles ot paving for which contracts will bo let A small amount ot grading also will be ordered in Fremont and Marion counties and bridges and culverts will be contracted for in Allamakce Clay ton Fremont Delaware Caps Jack son Van Buren Winncshiek and Warren counties The longest stretch of concrete In cluded is in Harrison county Two of miles on U S highway No 75 from Missouri Val ley to Mondamin and another oC miles on the sanio highway to the Monoua county be contract ed Another project In for miles en primary No 17 from Anamosa east in Jones county Other paving contracts Include miles on TJ S No 20 in Butler coun ty miles on U R No 20 in Grun dy county miles on U S 75 in Monona county rniles on pri mary No 7 in Pottawattamie county miles on U S G5 in Worth coun ty JURY TAMPERING CHARGE HEARD Former Sheriff Accused in Trial of Misuse of Mail Case G A Nov 21 Belay in the trial of four officers of tho defunct Adair Realty and Trust company on charges of misusing tho mails in developments aggregating nearly loomed today because of allegations by the defendants that jurors had been Influenced Altho opening of the trial in federal court here had been scheduled for this morning a petition of Forrest Adair Forrest Adair Frank Adillr and Kvans A Krwln lie defendants asked the court to Investigate activi ties of federal agents The petition was on the docket first Clint W 1 lager United States dis trict attorney has declined to amplify his original statement regarding tbo petition that some one presumably the had been tampering with jurymen Simultaneously with the filing of the petition Monday Ben II Collier for mer sheriff of Jackson county was arraigned before a United States com missioner in Atlanta on charges nt ap proaching jurymen in hcltaic oC the Adnirs and their associate Under Cover Man Had Been Working Here 2 Weeks County attorneys informations were fileii in the district court Wednesday against the 16 persons caught by the police in Tuesday nights liquor raids All of them were charged with various viola tions of the prohibition law Bench warrants were placed in tlio hands of Sheriff G E Cress Wednesday afternoon nnrt the en tire aggregation wii be arraigned before Judge M H Kepler Thurs day when hey wilt be given an opportunity to plead guilty or not guilty County Attorney Koa Thompson lias practically completed arrange ments to get a district judge here to try cases not otherwise disposed of nt once Judge Kepler having to leavefor another county at tile end of this weelt to halt the liquor traffic in Mason City police ar rested IS alleged bootleggers In one o ths biggest roundups ever to taki place in the city Tuesday night These men were arrested after throe weeke work by two special investigators Suf flcicnt evidence to convict has bee procured against everyone of the viq lators police say In a statement Wednesday morning Chief Sanford said this is just a pre Ilmlnary warning to all gamblers am bootleggers that wo Intend tomaki Mason City entirely too hot for Been Busy Weeks Tho men were brot to the station between and p Tuesday ifter evidence had been turned In by he investigators Everything wa ined up and at tho appointed limp each officer was told to bring in a certain man The under cover men have for he hist two weeks spent their time n getting acquainted with frequenters of gambling dives and speakeasies One posed as a shirt salesman and the thcr as a gentleman of leisure mak g his living by gambling A police raid upon a gambling place ist week found these men playing with the others The investigator were hrot to the station fingerprinted and fined with the other violators This only served to throw of Hus piclon and in the words oC the Invcsti TURX TO PACK 4 COLUMN I Name Southworth to Manage Red Bird Nine ST LOUfS Nov 21 Southworth outfielder on the St Louis Cardinals worlds championship team of 102C and manager last year ot Rochester N a Cardinal farm oclay was namid manager of the Cardinals succeeding William Mc cchnie President Sam Breiidon with held details ot the one year contract WOMAN MAYOR The death of Jolm MacVicar mayor of Ues Molnes elevated Jlrs Emma K IHalse finance commissioner in Hie city council to ho position The council will name a permanent successor OUTLINES PLAN OF CONSERVING CONSTRUCTION Hoovers Idea Is to Offer Building Jobs in Time of Need NEW ORLEANS Kov 21 Halph O Brewstcr oC Maine acting onthe request ot Herbert Hoover outlined today before the conference of governors a plan for creation of n nationwide construction reserve 01 to bo released in times of overproduction and unemployment Governor Brewestor recommended public authorities store up a reserve ot construction projects equal to two years annual expenditure on improve ments and release this reserve at times of unemployment Such n fund he saidwould be one oC the best forms of insurance against national panics In requesting the presentation of his project to the conrefenco oC gover nors Mr Hoover emphasized the Im lortance of establishing cooperation between federal stateand municipal governments in accordance with the proposals outlined nt the time of tin memploymcnt conference In Organization for prosperity he the next lesson America mav take i the the world Could Stabilize Prosperity With nn annual expenditure of even billions upon construction Vmcrica Is Insa position to stabilize rospcrity to a most remarkable cx he added Public authority pends more than a billion and a half Vith this we are hero primarily cou erned Private business will soon follow uch practical demonstration as the TURN TO PAGK I COLUMN S Will Rogers NKW TOIIK Xov Smith has gone to piny golf That shoivs that there must be prosperity when even the demo crats can afford golf I a 11 r II u t e Hoovers success to tho fact that we have never seen his picture on a golf course Nothing out side i senator ial investigation can ruin a s o fomjIetely with the VWJLL ROGERS as Balf KUOUKj pictures can Thats why Calvin bus rn maincd HO strong You have seen him in every other cowtumo imag inable but you have never seen him In knee breeches Yours Copyright 1 BANDIT FORGETS GUN INJOLDUP Chicago Robber Yells Stick Em but Cant Enforce It CHICAGO Nov l rteca1 ilent age of banditry seems to have set in First there was the bandit who Rot peeved at his victim threw away his sun and started a fisht Then there was the bruidit who stuttered taking so long lo give the command to stttjck Vrn up that police were on the scene before tho victim could respond just last there was the holdup man who picked a deaf j gentleman his victim and had to about so loud to make his demands known Hint police cnmo running And today was Daniel the bolilup man who forgot his Faico walked up to Miltnn Fields at Madison mid Curtis streets and Hands An ho spoke be ivnched lo bin pocket fur bfa gun It was not la a tiuandnry be to scrmh bis other pockets His victim ob served the actions with growing in terest You have no gun be inquired said Falcn Its That was all Fields lo know He began burying his in Fnlcos face When Tollce Sullivan was Minuting the cell door behind Falco a few minutes Falco still waa mystified It certainly beats he said where 1 put that 80 POLICEMEN IN SEARCH FOR SLAYERDF TRIO Hundreds Volunteer to Aid in Catching Fiend BULLETIN OMAHA Nor tl Omahas hatchet man who sines Sunday morning lias slain tireo nml wounded two others was still at large oday An all night palrol of lie city by hundreds of police prohibition Le gion members and citizen volun teers failed to apprehend the slay er AMAHA NOV 21 y since the rifle of FrankCarter tho a death weapon that sent fear racing down has Omaha been gripped by the dread inspired today by Us Tho new slayer who like the appears to pick his at random bas slain three beaten a fourth jo severely ho will not live and seriously Injured a fifth All attacks havo taken place ainca early Sunday morning Omahas whose silence ride slew two and wounded cno before ha was captured a few years ago kept the city in a state ot uneasiness during thedays he re mained at largo That same sense ot terror prevailedtoday intensified be cause ot the brutalities the crime ana the regularity of hatchet mans deadly Negros Description Mrs Harold Stribllngr the only vic tim of thsmadmans handax who was not killed or critically wounded had Provided police with description of the man they hold responsible for all five Ho Is of dnrfc complexion about 1 years old five fcct seven Inchen all and weighs about 140 pounds she said He was wej dressed rousors were neatly pressed and wore a belted overcoat a dark gray cap and a bow Harold Strlblfng who was beaten by tlio Imtchet man early yesterday morning lies dyingat a hospital four skull fractures Hospital physi clans said his death was a matter of hours Mrs Stribllng was awakened early yesterday to see a man standing be side the bed The lights were on her and her husbands head was bleeding The slayer hit him again and then struck at her Khe moved and received a glancing blow Then shn plcndedwith the man for an hour begging him to leave and offered him apythingIt he would He consented but ordered her to leavo with him The Strlblings baby sleep ing In a crib nearby was not harmed Walked for 3 Miles Mis Strihlinjr walked with Hie ab ductor thren miles before he said could go He walked In one direction and sho in another until she met patrolman she told her story and she and her husband were tnkcti to hospital where she underwent nn operation last night which will prob ably savo of her eye which was Injured by the hatchets blow This attack followed the killing of Mrs Waldo IJcsso Bnd her Bister Brown early Monday morning in their home and the slaying of Jo TURN TO PAGE J COLUMN 3 AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen The idea of that Jones boy tryin to tell me where I could park Policeman or no policeman hesthe same boy that used to bust my window ;