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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 28, 1928, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV nva CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 28 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEwa SUPPLEMENTAL EEUVICB NO 43 DOUBT STORY QEfiMNU DEATHS PRINCE LEAVES FOR HOME KING NOT IMPROVED General Condition Re mains As Says Bulletin BULLETIN LONDON Nov 28 Dawson of renii and Sir Stanley Hewitt the kings physicians re turned to the palace soon after ochck this afternoon It was t their second visit llie first haTing been made this niorains BULLETIN DARESSALAAM Tanganyika Nov 28 Prince of Wales wns expected to arrive at Uar csSalaam about 8 orlwk this eve iiing p eastern standard It was planned that he im mediately Iroard the governors yacht Azanin eventually transfer ring to the M S Enter prise whichis to take iiihi to Lon don LONDON Nov 28 the illness King George the Prince has his African oodwill tour and is returning homo Iwlth his younger brother the Duke of Gloucester The king today apparently was still holding his own in his F struggle against pleurisy press association was informed cklnghum palace at 0 a m that najesty was fairly comfortable Noisy Welcome Greets Hoover Party at Costa Rica Will Rogers NEW TOHK Nov row Mr Coolidge askus to thank the Lord but to kinder let a hint fall to him also that we were aware that republi can administration had assisted him in procur ing this plentiful bounty But the poor democrat I dont mean him as an Individual I mean Just aa a the president could have just as well set a minute as a whole day for him to offer gratitude for whats coming WILL ROGERS wouldnt have known what to have done with the other 30 seconds anyway But all these storms and wrecks is that a republican visitation But like my two good Black Crow frienJs say why should I brlnff that up Yours WILL Copyright 1928 ANOTHER STORM CLEWS VANISH IN SLAYING OF PRETTIMVIDOW billing on Oct 7 of Louisville Woman Still Mystery LOUISVILLE Nov 2S Kosers case mystery in which Mrs Ella McDowell Rogers prelty young widow vanished from her apartment in the fashionable Cheoo keo park residential section on the night of Oct 7 continued to baffle police today as detectives resumed an investigation which has been under way for weeks Officers who have exhausted them selves in investigating a multitude of rumors and reports are awaiting the result of a chemical examination of chalky substance scraped up in the furnace pipe leading to Mrs Rogers apartment Investigators think this substances may be the remains oC in cinerated bone Chemist Takes Hand In further support ot the belief that Mrs Rogers was slain and her body disposed oC in the apartment officers have delivered two furnace grate bars and a wrench found in the basement of the apartment to a chemist A report current recently that Mrs Rogers had endedher life because KINGS PHYSICIAN BRITTEN URGES BRITISHYANK Congressman Sends His Plan to Prime Min ister Baldwin w issued by Sir nley Hewett anjl Lord Daws on of the kings physicians at 9 p m last night said The king passed a less disturbed day His temperature was somewhat lower than at the corresponding hour last night His strength was main Anxiety Is Increasing 1 Public anxiety tended to increase be cause the bulletin told nothing abou the progress or abatement of the lunj congestion or pleurisy The monday night bulletin stated that the kings temperature was It was generally realized tha pleurisy and congestion had not been overcome yet and that as long as they persisted there was a possibility o more serious developments Prime Minister Baldwin received a telegram sent by tho prince from Do doma Tanganyika saying In view of tho lines ot his majep ty the king my brother and I are returning to England as soon as pos It was understood that the prince had taken this action entirely on his own initiative and that It wns not the result of any message recalling him to England Cruiser in Readiness The admiralty directed ths tail light cruiser Enterprise to proceed from Aden to DarEsSaluam and there hold herself at the disposal of the prince Dodoma la about SOO miles by rail from DarEsSaaam which la a port In Tanganyika territory Dally Mail said that Aden was miles from DarEsSalaam and the cruiser which has a speed of 38 knots would presumably take the prince thru the Red sen to Brlndlsl Italy from which point would travel overland In an editorial discussing the princos decision to return Dally News said is natural that he should wish for the presence of his eldest son as TURN TO PARE 4 COLUMN 3 S COAST Lowlands in Belgium and Holland Under Water DARTS Nov 28 the low lands of Belgium and Holland flooded another storm appeared to be brewing over western Europe today Mountainous seas prevented pilots from reaching ships off the Frencli coast with result that many vcssclt sela were forced to remain tossing outside Havre Bordeaux and other ports Deceived a temporary lull In the storm 10 fishing boats put out to sea from Guardurol a little Mediterran ean port but they were caught In Lord Dawson of Ienn personal physician of King George V has been he constant attendant of the British monarch during his at Buckingham palace London Charles City Youths Smear Osage Schoo HELD IN SLAYINGS Harried banker of DawsphSprings was strongly denied yesterday by the latter Harned an old friend of Mrs Rog ers and her family is the last person to see Mrs Rogers before htr disappearance Harned called at Mrs EogerV apartment on tho night of her disap pearance shortly after she had re turned from a visit to Chicago and cities In the east While preparing to leave Harned said tho lights in Mrs Rogers apavt ment suddenly failed Harned said he offered to Investigate whether a fuse had been blown hut Mra Rogers dismissed him after declaring she would attend to the adjustment her squall Eight got two sank and drowned back to port but three men were Flooded Negro Held in Jail Philip Haynes Negro who was em ployed as janitor at the apartment at the time of Mrs Rogers diiavi poarance has been hi jail several days on nn old charge and has subjected to a severe grilling by offi cers Police despitethe lengthy Investi gation havo been unable to find a definite motive for the slaying of tho In the low countries of Belgium j young woman nor have they found and Holland where dykes were down j reason why she should absent herself the watersot the sea swept over wide I so mysteriously stretches demolishing houses floodj ng fields and drowning livestock I The death toll in Holland alone was 1 8 including 27 members of the crew t the Italian steamer Salcnto which ent to pieces off Zaandvoort almost 1 night of wouldbe rescuers were six feet ot sea water n many places In Belgium and sev ng Grey OSAGE Nov 28 Exemplifying tho keen rivalry which exists between the Charles City and Osage high schools about nine young men from the for mer institution are said to havo ap peared at Osago Tuesday shortly after p m and smeared the windows and doors of the school with grey paint Hearing a noise at tho school John Young Osnge and Marshall Seiner Gunn Lake who is visiting ere drove to the building In a ar saw the painters leaving chased hem caught up to their automobile t Orchard noted the license number nd returned here This morning the occupants of the Charles City vehicle were placed In he custody ot the sheriff and today leaned the paint from the Osage chool building Members of both school boards were session this afternoon to decide vhat action If any shall be taken igainst tho youths It Is thot that he scheduled football game Thursday vlll IK played stated members of the Xtard A similar act described as of a milder nature is said to have been perpetrated at Charles City by Usage boys a few years ago ral weeks will beneeded to drain oft flood i Small gaps In ths dykes wera being epaired and sandbags were ready to stem any new Inland rush of the ea Food Supply Low The Belgian towns ot Termondc Gremberger and Moerseke were al most under water and provisions were becoming scarce for their beleaguered nhabltanls In Antwerp restaurants and hotels were running low on food supplies There was a famine of drinking water due to the breaking of pipes undermined by the flood and portable water sold for four cents a quart while an exhorbltant price was charged for mineral waters Army Deserter Says He Threw Lake Bluff Woman Into Furnace SAN ANTONIO Nov 28 Altho officers discredited his James Kelly alleged deserter froir tho United States army was held in 5ail here today pending a checkup o his statement that he threw Elfred Knaak book agent and psycholojrj student Into the furnace at the Laki Bluff police station Oct 31 Police advised authorities at Lake Bluff of the latins statement and askcl Instructions to his disposal Kelly was picked up by military po Hco who said he was a deserter fron Selfridse Held Mich Liquor Cargo Taken From Iowa Plane Officers Find Shipment at Marsh alltown MARSHALLTOWN Kov 2S Mflo R Hilton ot Dea Slolnes ai Leonard ot Cedar RapiJs liis pilot today faced arraignment u a charge ot transporting liquor u airplane When officers seized Hiltons Stln sonDelroiter piano hero last nigl they found 500 bottles ot Ikiuor which they valued at Most of the stock wds labeled Old Colony and Old Crow whisky nltho a few bottles contained champagne Hilton camo to PCS Molnes last spring from Akron Ohio whero he had been an excavating contractor Ho said then ho had decided to BO into the airplane business He car ried papers showing him to ho a stu dent pilot Carothers had papers of a transport pilot Nov 28 man Britten ot tha house nava affairs committee thinks he has plan that would help the United States and Great Britain arrive at an understanding on the equality of sea power and naval problems Benernlly He has put forward his Ideas in n cablegram to Stanley Baldwin prim minister ot England He suggested that members ot th house naval affairs committee and committee from the parliament hold joint meeting In Canada after Marc 4 Equality of sea power between th two countries on all classes of wa vessels not affected by ths Washing ton arms conference would di cussed Report to Governments The committees would report the re suit ot the discussions and recom mendations to their governments aftei the fashion of the Interparllamentan1 union Representative Britten said that hit proposal resulted from a statement made quoted as saying he believed that moire frequent personal discussions between American and British would lead to better understanding and feeling In a statement Issued yesterday in connection with his telegram to thr premier Representative Britten said that the failure of past conferences had been attributed ti military men and that whllo he per sonally did not think they wero re sponsible he would prefer to see both committees composed of nonmilitary men Gets Close Attention LONDON Nov 28 pro posal by Fred A Britten chairman o ths naval committee of tho United States house of representatives for an AngloAmerican parley in Canada on the cruiser problem was received with Interest in British official quarter today It was pointed out that the sugges tion was not addressed to tho govern ment since it was cabled to Prime Minister Baldwin personally bu1 nevertheless It was said that It would be given friendly and careful consid oration Guns Salute U S Warship Near Wharfs Troops Hold Back Crowd Eager to Welcome Americans By JAMES L WEST Associated Press Staff Writer PUNTA ARENAS Costa Rica Nov iS Hoover president Jake Bird Negro has been ar rested by police of Lincoln in connection wifh tho series ot hatchet murders which have re cently terrorized ho city of Omnlm Debate Over Rive rR ail Rates Ended Railroads Withdraw Objections to Co operation ST LOUIS Nov 28 s among the delegates to the tenth annual Mississippi Valley asso ciation convention which closed here yesterday agreed today an outstand ing development was tho announce ment by iUaJ Gen T Q Ashburn chairman of the inland waterways corporation that railroads have agreed to withdraw their objections to com bined rail and water rates Afajor General Ashbiirn said he had been advised by officers of the American Railway association that tile railroads would not object to Is suance of rail and water tariffs by the interstate commerce commission lie said a conference between railroad executives and waterways advocates to discuss rates would be held in Washington Dec 11 Ho explained that a committee ot elect of the United States was given a noisy welcome when ho landed her at a m on ills goodwill mission Shore batteries exchanged salutea with the U S S Maryland which had anchored a half hour earlier in tin roadstead Ships in tho harbor including th British vessel Salvador wero decorat ed with flags A large crowd hull back by militia was on the wharf am juays and the native police bam played as the visitors came ashore A delegation front the cabinet me Mr Hoover who leCt soon afterward for tho capital at San Jose where h will be received by President Clet Gonzales Vlquez Confident of Results TT S S 1IARYLAND EN ROUTE TO PUNTA ARENAS Cost Rica Nov 28 approached Punta Arenas today con fident that his lour is bringing re suits He seems not only to be cre ating good will toward the United tatea but to be exercising a benign nfluence on Central American poli tics or less bitterness has prevailedbefore and after elections President Diaz Nicaragua Prei dentElect Moricada and former PresI dent Chamorro were brot together yesterday at Corlnto by design bu Hoover did some peace making In Honduras partly by accident When he arrived In Amapala Mon dny ho found Availing to welcome him Vico President Chares Foreign Mia ister Collt and other cabinet bera President Barona was ill and coul1 not leave the capital but Hoovtr NEGRO HELD IN SPOKANE SAYS HE IS MURDERER j Dolice However Loath to Believe Volun tary Confession Nov 28 Wll J llama who confessed in Spokans ast night to Omahas hatchet ilay ngs and attacks was oltm nated by Omaha police today as a poa sible suspect Detectives received reports from various Institutions whcro Williams hail been confined that he would con fess to Ho is mentally UTJ ualancecl they were told Meanwhile continued Interest was manifested In Jake Bird Negro sus pect who held in a county jail somewhere In western Iowa Reports said he had been taken to Glenwood Newspapermen sent there said they had not seen him but felt certain was there Bird On the Grill Information came thru Council Bluffs Iowa officers that Bird on the grill continually when ho awake Mrs Harold Strlbling fifth victim of a hatchet man who attacked her and her husband In the early morning hours of November 20 posl vely identified Blrfl na tho man when e appeared before her in thehospital ere last evening Tho sheriffs office was pOBltlv hat Bird was the man ut Omaha po Ico are not so sure Bird was Identifiwl erels a God in by Mrs StribllnB You are she told him the truth and you will fee I dont know you are talk Ing about Bird replied htn composure unshaken You know I kept my worfl with our ahfl continued f did not tell tlie Description May Ho False Police concluded that Mrs Strihllnp liad a false description of her assailant for a promise that her rloovers Plurality In Iowa Was Official Count Says DBS MOINBS Nov 2S bert Hoovers majority over Gov Al fred B Smith In Iowa was unofficial tabulations of tha state can vassing board on the vote at the No vember 6 general election showed today Tho tabulations will be made official on Friday after tho canvassing board has taken action on the figures The vote Hoover republican 81S Smith democrat Webb farmerlabor Thomas socialist Foster workers 328 Reynolds socialistlabor 230 Latham Declares U S Teachers Poorly Trained MITCHELL S Nov 28 Dr O R Latham president of Iowa State TeacherH college told the South Dakota Education association here yesterday that tho American school teacher is the youngest most Inex perienced and moat inadenuately pre pared of any professional worker In our RAIN OR SNOW DUE THURSDAY White Thanksgiving in Pros pect Says Report of Weatherman DES MOINES Nov 28 or snow and cold weather make up tho weather menu for Thanksgiving made public today by the weather man The prospect wns not alluring to gridiron fans who had hoped for a bright clear day on which to usher out the 1028 football season In Iowa Heavy clouds so dense to make Iho city seem almost as dark as at night hovered over Des Moines this Coolidges to Take Trip on Thanksgiving President and Wife Will Be Guests at Virginia Club Nov 38 dent and Mrs Coolidge turned to Vir ginia today for a Thanksgiving holi day The Swannanoa Country club a short distance from Waynesboro hnd been given over to the chief execu tive for his stay In the old dominion and aspeclal train had been arranged to carry him and his party to the scene of his short vacation The schedule called for arrival at Waynes oro in midafternoon and completion ot the journey to the country club by automobile In Mr Coolldges party were his personal aides Col Osman Latrobe and Cant Wilson Brown and Col James F Coupal the white house physician Indicating that perhaps the six from the American Railway asso ciation would meet with him W M Hough Now Orleans traffic manage ment for the government barge line and Major General Hull of Washing ton to thresh out Hie question of Joint rates Instead of appealing to the United States supreme court which would delay publishing of the tariffs possibly two years The Association elected TVilllam H Chicago financier as presi dent and reelected Thomas F Cun New Orleans aa vico presi dent learned that Dr Vlucente Mcjia Co lindres presidentelect of Honduras who was in Amapaln liad not been included in tho list of functions government bad arranged Invited Absent Official Sensing the situation Mr Hoover asked that Dr Colindres he invited This was done and apparently II meant the beginning of of a Honduran political breach Tiieimportant Mr HOO said in speaking of Homlurau affairs Is that leaders of the conservatlv congress chosen along with tho dent agrco not to oppose his confirm ation You know In Honduras con KiOHs has to confirm tho presidentjn The luncheon on hoard Ihe and yesterday brot together Dia TURN TO PAGE 1 COLUMN 1 IOWA FORECAST Tlain or RIIOW prolmblo Wednes day night nr Thursday rcildcr In west and north portion Wednes day night ami In south purl ion Thursday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather 21 hour period ending at m Wednesday Highest Tuesday 311 Degrees Highest in Nlght 31 Degrees At 8 A SI Wednesday 111 Degrees Rainfall 01 of un Inch The weather for the past 10 hours has had the appearance of being Nurse Kills Her Patient in Hospital Girl Then Turns Gun on Self Hint Old Love Affair DENVER Nov 2S ert K Kvans Denver policeman confined in the Denver general hos pital by wounds received in a gun fight last week with an unidentified man which cost the life of hts com panion Patrolman Harry Ohle wns shot and killed as he Iny in bed short ly after five a m by Miss Farlce Kins a nurjio at the hospital Miss King then turned the on herself Sho is nnt expected to live Kvans was wounded last wrolc In a Kim fight wllb an unidentified man preparation on the part of wcatli1 companion Pjitrolman Harry would bo spared Her original description did not rO ncide with Birds appearance Inspect or ot Detectives T F Dunbaum who laid a telegraphic conversation with Williams in Spokanelast nlglit de clined to say whether he believed Wll lams confession It necessary ho said would RO 10 Spokane Williams was dictating a descriptive letter ot tha slayings addressed I Omaha police to two newsboys when lie was arrested Ho told police he hnd been In Spokann four Threw Hiilchet Away If that wore true officers pointed out bo would have had time to leave Omaha after theseries of attack which occurred Nov 18 t antl 20 Williams statement that ho threw IIH hatchet Into a ravine near Ilessos home sent polico there lo search for tho weapon but none was found In a letter turned overdo pollcs by John purported to have been written by Williams to his half brother he told of killingMrs ind Brown and that had needed money figures for S oclock a HELD IN SPOKANE SPOKANE Nov 28 Williams 24 year old mullato who aid he was ths widely sought Omaha TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN t president did not his time entirely Intend to devote to pleasure his morning the year It was the darkest day of stenographer E C Geisser also was There was a staff of 10 ot the white house household em ployes Tomorrow Mr and Mrs Coolldge will attend Thanksgiving services in Charlottesvllle and afterwards will be guests of honor at a buffet lunih at the home of President Alderman of tho University of Virginia Later they may be spectators for a few minutes at the Thanksgiving day foot ball game between the Universities of Virginia and North Carolina mnn for a good snow storm for Thanksgiving day ami to usher in December Of course this Is a tuess not a prediction Perhaps ill erior motive has bron suspected where none In fact exists Ohio killed In that melee One of two notes found En tho room 1 written by Miss King was addressed to Dearest and said I have wafted five years for this At taches of the hospital wero of the opinion that Miss ind KvanH prior to tho marriaye of Evans had had a love nffatr Smith a Denver fireman who occupied a room In tho fircmons and ward whore tho shooting occurred deolared that Kvans and King had tho entire eve ning and nlpht in conversation Tie also said Miss had spout consid ornhe time In writing during the night AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Ever woman lias clays when shes tired and maybe she might of done better if shed had the cour age to wait instead ol manyin1 when she ;