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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 25, 1927, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Mostly fair tonight and Wednesday not quite so warmWednesday VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited tor the Home MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY OCT UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 14 J Territory Gets Vigorous 95 Shaking by Earthquake Starting at SEATTLE Oct Alaska congratulated itselC today on surviving an earthquake of unusual without Uie loss of life and with but little damage The southeastern part of the terri tory was given a vigorous shaking about 7 oclock yesterday morning in seismic disturbance which appar ently had its center in the ocean bot tom several hundred mllea the The trembler which disrupted cable communications broke windows and dishes and frightened residents of sev eral towns had diminished In force I by the time it struck tho mainland j jIad an earthquake ot such violence loccurred in a region more densely Pop plated than Alaska seismologists pointed out loss of life undoubtedly would havo been heavy The temblor waa of sufficient force to put out of commission seismographs in many parts of the United States News oC tho effect on the Japanese fishermen of Hllo Eia patches from there said the fishermen on hearing of the temblor rushed into the outer harbor spread their nets and trot up whole boatloads of strange fleep sea fish They expressed the be lief that undersea hent incidental to the disturbance had caused the fish to seek higher ana cooler water Residents rushed into the streets oi i Juneaii Alaska when the first shock was felt Hecurrent tremors were kjl felt for several minutes Heportsof the quake were received from Sltka and Petersburg all in Afefea and from Stew s1 Columbia Advices from Petersburg 1 saida cable near WiknseU 50 miles away hail been broken A second J break in the cable occurred between Juneau and Skagway Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Oct got to Mexico O K He was only an ambassador and not a candidate Poor Mrs Grayson to save wear and tear on bidding her friends goodbye so much wont be on the ship on Its next two starts If they ever get Prince Carol on the throno In Rumania they could usa Madam Lupescu as lady in waiting Its funny to me they dont get the on the Mann act Tours WILL ROGERS Copyright Airmail Loads Become More Heavy As Result of Lindberghs National Tour Court Orders Are Asked to Halt Bonfire WILL GET ff Mrs Grayson Orders Special Train to Bring Engine to OH Orchard OLD ORCHARD Me Oct solid express train bound from New Tork to Portland today bore the now Wright motor with which Sirs Frances Wilson Grayson and her ttvo fellow adventurers in the monoplane Tho Dawn hope eventually to span the Atlantic to Copenhagen despite three previous disappointments The express had been ordered to make an unscheduled stop here in or der that the enulne for the plane might be rushed thru installation lo replace the left side motor which failed Sunday as the big monoplane was nearint Sable Island X on what seemed like a favorable getaway Taxpayers Seek Injunctions to Prevent Thompsons Library Cleanup CHICAGO Oct Ihe legality of the maneuver iias been determined no bonfire of pro British books from the public li brary will smudge the sky along Chicagos lake front tile city ad ministration promised today thru John1 C Drennan assistant cor poration counsel CHICAGO Oct wa ter thru tho nozzle of court injunc tions threatened today to douse Mayor Thompsons promised bonfire of proBritish library books Two applications for injunctions to rescue Tne from burn ing were filed one by Edward J 13ohac which was to be heard in cir cuit courc today the other by J Kentner Elliott Both acted as tax payers seeking to enjoin the destruc tion of public property But there was one bonfire reported last nieht which while not much in the way of a display was regarded as symbolic by those who have endorsed the America first en deavors One Copy Js Burned It was the private burning by lr J Spot Herrmann library trustee and the mayors agent in the library in vestigation oC a copy of Metier Schieslngers American history which has been attacked as unAmerican in some of its sentiments Herrmann bot the copy he destroyed The mayors crusade against Britain tainted literature and against pro TURN TO PAGE 16 Supreme Court Denies Release for Stephenson INDIANAPOLIS Oct Indiana supreme court to day upheld the La Porte supreme courts decision denying C Steph hia release from prison on j of Habeas Stcphensoi former Errand dragon of the Indiana Klan is serving a life sentence Cor miirdtir AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen The reason heir husbands to from the house ull day is1 so they can around lookiii CONFESSION GETS EXECUTION STAY Mrs Catherine Gassier Is Given Time to Perfect Her Appeal CHICAGO Oct Catherine Cnssler under sentence to be hanged Friday for murder today was given a GO day stay of execution to carry an appeal to the supreme court by Judge Philip I Sullivan the trial judge Mrs Cassler had been sentenced to bans last Friday but received a weeks stay pending the return to the city of Judge Sullivan Since then Loren Patrick now serv ing a life sentence for the same slay ing in the Toilet penitentiary lias re piidiated his testimony on which she was convicted claiming she was not involved Mrs Gassier Patrick and Mrs Lil lian Fraser were accused Tf slaying William Lindstrom with whom Mrs Fraser had lived to obtain in surance money Patrick and Mrs Fraser pleaded trinity and received life sentences They said Mrs Cassler Evolved the plan hy which Patrick was kill Lindstrom Pioneer Resident of Fayette Laid toRest FAV15TTE Oot serv ices for Daniel Proctor one of Fay cues pioneer citizens were held Sun day at tho M K church with Lv D M Parker preaching tho funeral sermon Mr Proctor came to Fay etto In 1854when he was six years old and bad spent the greater share of hln life in Ibis community He was the father of seven children six of whom survive him The family also I Includes ciyht ernnilcliildrcn ormer Interior Secretary Says Fear of Drainage Netessitates Lease WASHINGTON Oct ert B Fall again spolte up personally oduy in the trial of hlmscif and Harry F Sinclair on a charge of crim nal conspiracy growing out ol the Teapot Dome naval oil reserve leases From his seat behind tho defense ounsel tabletlie former interior Sec retary announced to Justice Siddons hat he had no objection to a move by jovernment counsel to bring out cer aln technical matters in connection vlth the structure under Teapot Dome George P Hoover chief counsel for Sinclair had objected strenuously when Fall interposed We have no he said to Justice Siddons and then turned his gazo across the room to the jury WilliamE Lenby chief of Falls counsel supplemented this announce ment with another to the effect that so far as tho former interior secrotarj was concerned there was no objection to any questions regarding the lease Stress Drainage Influence The defense laid stress on th influenco the danger of drainage might havo had upon Falls decision to lease the property to Harry F Sin clair his codefendant in tho present trial Ambrose was cross examined by George P Hoover counsel for Sin clair PRINCE CAROL Rumania Is again thrown Into itttgo ot excitement by the latest of forts of Crown Prince Carol above to regain Iiis rights to tho tlironc which lie renounced shortly before the death of Ins father King Ferdinand The country 1ms been placed under martial A quarter of the people in the United States it is estimated have seen Charles Lindbergh or his famous plane in the three months since he set out on his national air tour concluded SnnUny at Now York And in the walte of his journey air mall poundage lias increased Postmaster General New by leaps nre the New iTorkfoParis flyer and his partner The Spirit of St Louis and bounds Above Officers Credited With Help ing to Keep America Am erican MILWAUKEE Occ officers reserve corps was pic tured as accepting u large share the responsibility for keeping Ameri ca Annrium by Hnuford ilacNider assistant secretary of war in dress today Col AlacNIder told the national con vention of the reserveofficers asso ciation of the United States that they had enrolled for a great and continu ous crusade in which every NEW YORK Oct The loads of letters in United States air mall planes have grown steadily heav ier as Col Charles A Lindbergh toured the nation in his Spirit oC St Louis famous New YorktoParls plane to advance the cause of Ameri can aviation Coincidental with the conclusion here Sunday of Lindberghs epochal flight oC miles In three months across IS states Postmaster General Harry S New revealed today the at tendant growth of air mail volume in a letter to tho Guggenheim fund for the promotion aeronautics by which Lindberghs tour was spon sored In September wrote New air mail planes carried pounds of let ters as compared with pounds in April the month before Lindberghs ery intervening flight to Paris month showed a gain Aairmail Is Encouraged Without doubt substantial encour agement has been given to use of the air by Col Lindboerghs said tho postmaster general It is quite diffi cult to determine exactly what portion Keeping America American Is a foijjiof Ihis increase is due directly to the should be American enlisted to keep America Nu Need of gcr proposition than the average citi zen is apt to admEt he said It docs no consist of going about knocking everyone down who agrees with politics or religion It does not call for the abating of be whiskered radicals the hounding ol tour but at every office where Lind bergh visited there was substantial increase especially for that day Tho ilisjntit result I am sure will prove that definite gain was Air mail poundage since April has about twice as heavy month for disloyal agitators nor the removal of I month as a year ago internationally inclined from our pub lie platforms One can groV impatient with those who cheer on with her red army of nearly i million men anil at tho same time scream that we ire 711 lils national tour Col viiiltecl every state in the country flew in approximately 260 hours al most the distance around the world paraded miles attended OT din ners delivered 147 addresses and was militarizing America because we send a few thousand boys to iho citizens jllv military mcr training camps each up Needs Continuous Crusade If teaching a iioy to stand straisnt IcoU the world in Uie eye anil respect the hlH fathers fought for seems a crime to MKli people Mien they are fooyond reasonable consider ation loots leave these native yel their whisperings t the mercy of the sound common sense of the American people On the other hand keeping Ameri ca American hies not mean a and continuous crusade to put well meaning citizens in Jail for railing to hanjr out the flag with the hie field on the is it on Uie left iificr all it is the of us either personally or hi his plane a throng intimated at L and persons Trirt Lasted Three His trip begun July 20 and lasted exactly threemonths and three days terminating at Now Yorlc where it he SNYDER GRAY tMlreot Jay ahu testified on Mscllrect examina tion by Owen J Roberts government counsel today He said he told Fall that when wells were put down In the field ad jacent to Teapot Dome part oC the reservo would he subject to dralnag Hs also said that when it was that a barrel of erude oil from the reservo ho exchanged for per cent of a barrel of fuel Fall insisted on an even exchange Roberts redirect was very brief covering principally whether Fall had consulted his as sociates on the question of leasing1 the properties Zeveiy Put on Stand After Ambrose excused the Zcvely Sin at Choyenne civil suit to re Kan Only oncti in the course of il stops was he Portland on account of heavy fofe With the conclusion of Ihe journoy Tiadbcrgh is to prepare Jor the Gug genheim fund a statement on tho sta tus of aeronautics as he observe Ihruout tho nation and this work is expected to occupy his time in the immediate future Tie made no announcement oC his further plans The air mail made public ow wore tabu Attorneys Claim Constitu tional Rights Were Violated A LEANT N Oct ttulh Snyder and Henry Judd Gray have made their first bid for salvation from tho electricchair Counsel tor the two appeared before the court of appeals yesterday to irjfue that they should have new and separata trulls for tho murder oC Alhert Snyder the womans husband In Queens village last spring Resting their crisc on the single legal point Mrs Snyders consti tutional rights wero invaded when sho was denied separatetrial upon first being brot to justice her counsel declared that the trial was surrounded with incidents peculiar to such spectacular affairs as prize fights or circuses They found no fault with the con stitutionality ot tho Baumes law un der which the two were ordered to stand joint trial but declared that the presiding Justice at the trial denied constitutional rights when lie failed to exercise his discretion in permitting such Counsel for Cray held liis picture up for tiie court to seeas a helpless tool of Mrs Snyder who had been prevented from freely selecting a jury of lits and for whom it was found impossible to obtain a Jury wholly free from bias and prejudice counsel also denied a motive for the crime had been established Decision on tlio Appeals is expected in six or seven weeks testimony of the clatr lawyer Wyoming duri cover Teapot U Zevely told of Sinclairs visit to Falls ranch in New Mexico and of the negotiations here for tho lease During questioning of Ambrose by Roberts disagreement arose between Hoover and William 13 Lcnhy Falls counsel over objections entered by Hoover Leahy said Fall would nirt object to nay question relating to the lease Only 20 Perfect Sets of Teeth in U Says Doctor at Convention Oct Jencral lated In far each month that makes UK wnnt to hantf oni the Ajirll I f las hat count I lie anttle nf Its April TlltN TOPAGK IB In only 20 perfect sets of teeth In InltnO States accordingto Dr Tiny iiiond U Bondy of Chkvigo a CT on iho prnffrnm of the alxtynlntli convcnltoii of the American Dental which oppneri hero government pliicod before the jury the FIRE ENDANGERS PRISONERS Loss of Caused by Blaze at Chicago Prison House CHICAGO Oct fire in Rail Merger Benefits Are Brot Forward Great Northern Vice Presi dent Makes Plea of Heavy Expenses MINNEAPOLIS Oct economies possible under proposed murieation of the Greui PacilJe railways were stressed by witnesses for thfi roads before tlio Interstate conimcrce commission here to C O Tenks vlco president of tho Groat Northern In chargo tiony and H Stevens oC opera ohief en gincer of tho Northern Jaoific con tinned the roucls presentation qC mony on support ot their appUcatior for ponnission to merge tho lines Mr Jcnks n teHtificd yeiir will that at l ho needed foi an IndefEnito period by liis road alone to meet capital requircmcntM K the does not g1 thru with the expenditures in largo parr intended to reduce operating Would Provido Mines Unification of tho rtinds would inako available to tlio Circa t Northern the vast coal resources of tho Xorthern Pa iflc in the atrip mining UoBebud Eitilcl In Montana Mr painted out detailing that fuel economies would thereby be Unification of the Nortlierns una tlio KpoUaiKi Portland and Seattle rail way Mr JenlvS gavo ns his ojiinion would reduce tUo of operation ol tlu tltroo roads and at the sarnn time service equally jroort or Letter wonkl bo he said touKI lc ctCecccd by Taking of shorter or bet ter routes between common points iujlnat Ing inpllcato train jservice Maltin fivailablo to all three com panies tho ot each Reduced switching nnd tormina costs thru common ownership of yards and equipment Would Cljange Routing RearranKlntf the of KlioppiiiH loeornotEve and cars to concentrate the work in better cqutppod s1 Most intensive uso of the common ownership of cars and locomotives and consequent reduction in ntnnbcLof cars and locomotives reriulreti In amplifying his statement regard tho laundry of the house of correction I inp rerouting1 Mr JenlcK presented n Carol in Letter Suggests Referendum to Learn Wishes of People BUCHAREST Rumania Oct as iho country was set tling clown after tho death of Kinsr Ferdinand and tho regency appeared functioning smoothly Rumania today was thrown Into turmoil by announce ment of tho discovery of a plot to re establish tho exiled Prince Carol upon tho thvono oE Ills lather and in oi his son C years old KlnpT Michael To frustrate any further among1 Carols adherents tho meut has proclaimed martial law out tho country Complete order prevail hut neath the calm in a feeling of undis guised anxiety and uncertainly cabinet helti momentous meet ings this morning In tho bedroom of Premier Bratfano who is indisposed Country Seethes Unrest To add a dramatic touch to tho uation today wlis ila chads sixth birthday and tho event was celebrated at a solemn service in tho patriarchal cathedral in the pres ence of tho foreign ministers and diplomatic corps while the entlra country seethed with interest In movement In hclialt oC the young kings father News oC thediscovery of the plot came with the arrest of M Manoiles u under secretary of finance in ths lato Averescu cabinet on charges oC plotting to reestablish Carol upon thethrone which he renounced almost two years ago At a meeting of the national peas ants party Ploestt yesterday President Michnlacho who Is a xnentr parliament declaredViopen WJOT fiiro the Rumanian leader who so often hag been described as a Js believed to be facing ono of the great est crises in long politfcil career In tho letters seized by the govern ment nnd attributed to CMrol Carol that a referendum beheld tVtru out Rinnan hi to determine whet lie r tho pcoplo wish him to return let ters in this vein and dealing vrith the dynastic problem wero described hy the authorities n direct to constitutional faecirky arid order oc the jucen Murlo PislurliHi Queen and the hoy King Mi chael remain at SinaLa tho royal fam ilys siimnier palace Queen Marie who from tho first expressed opposi tion to anything which would upset the present traniuility of the couiury the normal functioning of tho rogenny upon which her son Prlnco Nicholas is a member In represented profoundly disturbed and worried by tho new developments The queen isstated to have sincere ly supported tho in its lesEro to prevent nny reopening of iynastie sit tint I on fear tig thnt Car return would plunge tho country ntn a state of serious poll Meal nnd iociat unrest ibout 2 oclock tills morning caused tomago estimated at Although prisoners are riuartered at the institution there were no diaordeis of any hind Xo ono was Injured Possible panic was averted by prompt action of Uie 133 guards who toured tho cell tiers and assured in mates they wero in no danger The regular guards were augmented by 1 ineclnl detail of LOl police Jfciny prisoners were not even awakened by the excitement The fire was believed to have bsen started by crossed wires Several pieces of laundry machinery were destroyed but tho flames were con fined to he first floor of tho building Largo stores of prison uniforms blankets materials and some tailor Ing machinery wore damaged by smoko nnd water The hour list of changes in routing of freight instancing of traffic from the Great Xorthern ttt the Norhern Pacific anil similarly from the North ern raclfii in the Irent Northern flames wero extinguished in a JIj attributed luw number lo the that the oousi trys population dir not UHU tooth brushrs ft Tako Minneapolis Trip Oct nnd Mrs L IT Unwell of Flrookhavcn nnd Mr and Mrs H l At kinson ot Sheffield left Mnnilny rnorn Ing for Mlnnvnpulis they will a few days veiling rrlntlves frkiiuls Local Weather TROOPS SUMMONED BUCHAREST Rumania Oct 25 AP Martial law has been declared Rumania as the result the overnmcntfi discovery or plot to riiiK about thf return of former Crown Prince Carol who renounced Ills rlyhtH to the throne Tho government Is declared to master of tho situation which was revealed as tlio nation was celebratliiK the elxtli birthday of Klnj Michael who was mrulo monarch because ot Carols renunciation Premier TIratiano will all op TIRX TO IE Globe weather figures 24 bom1 period at 7 a Tuesday Maximum Minimum for nj Af 7 a m XorLli 73 11 has n two Jurl in sun rthlrh the in cornmind i of i he sii uarinn on jvfcvy cxspL i nu a time ho wind j in j but tlliH i in the soul h i nl r POOR PA By Claude Callan new Ivan is ah an Im alniiil jiiiltpn him hy Ihc liiml ciii lies ;