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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 5, 1927, Mason City, Iowa                                I ft1 NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited Tor the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy today somewhat un settled moderate temperature VOL XXXIV PIVB CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY SEPT 5 1927 UNITED PRE33 AND INTERNATIONAL NEtVS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 283 ft FOR CROWD AT to Start Moving at 1 OCiock Floats to Take Part Mason City and North Iowa paused Monday with the remainder the jUnited States in recognition of Labor while local Legionnaires joined wltl the Laborites in celebrating the day jwith a big parade and a program of ViYiracIng boxing speech making at the North Iowa fairgrounds Indications this morning were that weather con ditions would ba right for the celebra tion In event of rain how ever the pro gram that was planned to take place In the big grand stand at the fair grounds will ll W bs tl Jvho makes his fJist rl leince his election fit trir ConirnandeiFrench New Legion Chief Outlines Policies for Coming Year WILLIAM JOHNSON held at the armory French to Speak One of the features oC the celebra tion Monday afternoon will bo the appearance pf G Decker French Uavenport commander of the Iowa department oC tho American Legion public utterance Des Moines arrived in the in the morning and spent the fore noon conferring with local Legion f members Thousands of Mason City residents I expected to him the streets for thf f I bers ot orgyiuiiulons1 and t gionnalrea march and clvlo bod les be represented with beautiful floats Have Prepared Floats Among thosewho have prepared floata lor the occasion are tho Y it tho T W the the B P W club the three mens service clubs and tho Tusalata girls Those who will taka part In the pa ada will gather at the armory at E oclock The floats will form on Fed 91 jeral avenue north of the Hotel Han It Hord while other automobiles wilt be on Third street northeast fac jing Federal avenue ieady to take their place order ot march when the column reaches that corner To Be Admitted Free The parade is scheduled to star ij moving at 1 oclock going north on Washington avenuo to Third street then east to Federal avenue and south to tho fairgrounds Announce ment has been made that those wh take part in tha parade will be ad tnitted free to program of boxing and speaking at the fair grounds Commander French wilt be Intro duced by William Johnson presiden of the llason City Labor assemblj who will ride with him in the parad together with L P Courshon an George Barrett members of the Lc gian and also of the citscouncil 1 To Introduce Speaker Ths program at the fairground will open with a concert by the munlc ipai band after which Mr Johhso will Introduce the speaker iV French Hfotorcycle nnd automobi races and the two boxing bouts schci uled on the program will follow The celebration will come to ft with a carnival dance at the armor this evening when Dcanes Serena us will play BRINGING HOME THE G DECKER FRENCH Blast Rocks Brooklyns Skyscrapers Windows Aie Shattered in1 Explosion Down Town No One Injured XliW TOIUv Sept jmb explosion that rocked the Brooklyn skyscraper district early tJ lay cracked the walls and shattered vindows inthe Brooklyn supreme ourt building and the Hall of Records but 110 one was injured In the block adjoining these two uildlngs are the new Mu building the Borough hall the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute and he Brooklyn eyo ho Kings county and ear hospital courthouse Is lo cated two blocks away Xone of these Uildings was damaged The bomb exploded in an alleywaj separating the supreme court build ngs and the Hall of Records Prac ileally every window on the alley way side both structures was shat ered Granite cornices were chipped and slight holes and cracks were blasted at the bases of the two build ngs Find Pieces ot Uomb radius of three miles believed by police to Emphasizes Membership Community Service and Ritual G Deckar who learned the outlook ot Labor as foundry worker and mechanicJust after ho left college and who was chosen commander of Iowa Legionnaires at the Des Moines con vention two weeks ago arrived in Ma son Gity at an early hour Monday morning to take part in the Legion Labor celebration here Commander French admitted that tha speech he was scheduled to give at tho celebration on the North Iowa fairgrounds was not only his first public utterance since his election but the first speech he had even given in his life Knew His Subject But tho Davenport LaborLegion naire seemed to have definite ideas about what he was going to talk about He understood Labor and he had his plans outlined for a vigorous years program in the Iowa Legion He had sat on arbitration boards rep resenting tha contractors ot Daven port Some ot his dearest friends were leaders and the rank and filein Labor His conversation when Interviewed in his room at tho Hotel Hanford Monday morning however swung to what his plans were In the Legion Ho recognized that lie had a big tasU before him as tho traveling Bales man of the Legion as lie termed H To Stress Membership We are going to continue to membership in the he said innumber is our strength In tho first placemerribeis jnus be impressed with the fact that their membership dues are honest obliga tions ana should be paid when due Thereforeon Oet 22 all posts in the stato will put on active campaigns tor tho collection of next step will be to get in tho former member ship who have dropped out In the third place we will concentrate on new members that the Legion to those who have never had the Legion properly presented to them Community Service Too We will also continue to stress community service AVe havebeen continually asking the public for help livery post in the country has been asking for something If we are going to continue to ask for help I think its time we started doing something for the other fellow Then too the men in our organ ization are getting to the Qgs when they are the active force of the com munity and taking its responsibilities Tho Legion should see that these re sponsibilities reach into community service But the public must not expect too much oC theXLegion It must remem ber that the average ago ot Legion naires Is far below that of any civic To Follow Idtiial Mr French stated that ho also will emphasize the following of the ritual at Legion meetings This he added has not been generally followed by the posts in the state Wo have a beautiful ritual that is short nnd he declared I particularly like to have it used in the taking In of new members This is a beautiful ceremony and one that makes tho new member realize the objects of the Legion in a forceful Commander French will leave day night for Xew York where he will WOMAN HELD Two Horses and Mule Killed PLYMOUTH Sept horses and a mule the property of J A were killed by aboit of light ning here Friday Discovery of pieces oC an iron pipe and a spring iu tho alleyways con vinced authorities that tho blast wa il by a time bomb 1uliccmcn on duty In the neighborhood saw no one about the blocks previous to the ex plosion Police declined to place responsible Ity for the explosion altlio their In vestigation waa stirred on a theory that it might have been tho work of SaccoVanzettl demonstrators The explosion was heard within a The bomb was have exploded directly under the windows of the chambers of Justices James C Crop sey and Edward Rlegelman Po lice said however that they knew of no enmity nsainst the two judsros no threats were known tn have hcc111board the ocean liner Celtic for Paris received attend the national convention of Occupants Arc Jarred the American Legion The neighborhood about tha build ings rocked as a dull roar followed tho AUNT HET By Robert Quillen ROYALWINDSOR Not Guilty Youth Claims to Officials Streator Suspect Says He Fled After Reading Jurys Report Two Men in Car Stop Mrs Jordahl at Point of Gun on Highway FOREST C1TT Sept Mrs Jordahl of Buffalo Center accompa nied by two other women was driving five miles east oC Forest City on No Thursday afternoon sho was over luken by a Chevrolet bearing an Inoise license number occupied by two men The Chevrolet locked wheels with Mrs Jordahls Studebaker and one ol tho men pulled a gun j In the struggle which ensued Mrs I Jordahl managed to free her car and ditch tho Chevrolet She speeded up and at the nearest farm house that of Jack Johnston telephoned for Sheri OOKLXXA Spain Sept iff O H Swenson By the time the capt T Courtney who was forced sheriff arrived the men had made their ln getaway thru a cornfield W Tb Will Rogers ELi PASO Sept 5 We havent got any corner on air feats A young Mexican army flyer flew Into Juarez tho sober end of El Paso yesterday from Mexico City miles in less than 10 bourn n average of 125 miles an hour with a German engine As oho wing caught fire ho saw a rain storm flew into it and put the five out Thats doing some Lindbergh thinking aint it If we find out they got some airplanes down Ihoro we are liable to quit picking on em Yours Tho Congressman nOGERR Courtney Decides to Wait Until Tuesday here In his flying Saturday owinf boat bad crack TJial surprise jmriy didnt fool inn inucli I kuinvud wis wlicii Pa look n hnlli un Friciny of the bomb James Fletcher j custodlun of the Mali of Records ana i his wife were tossed from their bed j on the third floor of the building ann William Brown watchman wa thrown from a chair j Residents in Brooklyn heights aT from the blast were jarred from sleep Forty policemen and a score of de tectives were on the scene within 10 minutes and police linea were estab lished for blocks Guards wen placed about the area Blacksmith Injured in Manly Railroad Shops MAXLT Sept Knudlson blacksmith at tho riock Island round shopa was injured while working with a heavy piece of iron which fell on his left foof He was taken to the Rock Island physician at Manly and OFFICIAL SHOTJN BACK Secretary to Consul in Berlin Is in Serious Con dition Germany Sept in the back by an uniden tified man limit Stcger a secretary in the American consulate here was In a serious condition today Physi cians however expressed belief tha the wound would not prove fatal Altho the motive for the attack Is not known it is stated that ilr Ste ger represented the consulateon num erous occasions in which protests were presented regarding the Tho following morning Henry Olson weather stated that he would not con who lives near the scene ot the accij tinue his flight today flent left his Ford parked while at i work and It was stolen It Is thot that tho same men of Mrs Jordahls experience had takenthe car Xo trace has yet been found of Ihcm The Chevrolet containing three suitcases ami several cartridges j was brot to Forest City by Shrrifl j MAYTAG VICE PRESIDENT DIES One Time Day Laborer Will Be Buried at Austin Minn NEWTON Sept day laborer who as a result of inventive genius and business acumen rose to be vice president am consulting engt hieer of tho Mfiytng company Howard Snydcr iJ8 died at liis home here yes terday after an illness ot two years The allaluminum tub washing ma chine Koto product fit the Maytag fac tories since 1912 was Invented by Mr SnyOer as were a corn liusker o shredder and an automatic feeder which were manufactured previously In 1005 seven years after ho lind came from Austin his blrth tlaco as a day labnrer hfl was ap pointed engineer Mr Snyder is survived by n widow Tho funeral will be held bore tomor row with Internment at Austin Minn Fredericksbuig 4H Club Awarded Prizes FREDERICKSBURG Sept The Happy Hearts 4H girls club of Frederlcksburgh has been a busy or ganization tho past four weeks Their project thin summer has been can ninK Beginins with dairy day they have received a number of prizes on their products also putting on a demonstra tion at the Mardl Gras at New Hamp ton and arranging a booth at the Big Four fair at Nashua for which they were awarded second prize The olub has a membership of 11 sivru first aid Later he was taken jzetli case Mr Kteger who aluiit In years juld wai returning frcmi a stroll wife ans a Iricnil IK Awiirib tn tho Mcrey hospital and it was fruiuil tliit bones wnro broken 24 Butler County Schools Accredited Ti Twentyfour rurril have bccn il for Tulirn lo Hospital i ncnr the irlty when he uvn Sept I Kekhoff inssln appeared from liohinO a moim hfis been taken to a sanitarium in Drs Moinei lift recently suffered a ner vous brcnkdown The bullet passed below the heart ment of Bismarck and shot him in the back to approximately luivn re ceiver tar aid half which is a bonus to tho teachers of hist yonr and the rrst lo bo unnl for equipment THE GLOBEGAZETTE OFFERS A BOOKLET ABOUT MOVIES What do you know about Uic stars of A new booklet Whos TVho in tho is now available for those in facts about pic ture folks and the picture industry a 40 page illustrated booklet with list oE stars nnd facts about each Also contains a history ot the motion picture tolls how feature films are made and gives other facts about the photoplay Industry Offevod to readers oC the Muson City for Just i few pennies to cover cust ind handling Use tho coupon Address your communication to Washington rather than to Mason City Frederic il llnshiu Director The Mason City CJiilieCiazclto Information It C I oiicloso licrciiltli sir reiifs In stamps or coin for n ropy of Whos Who in Mm Movlis Slrrcl STUNT FLYER KILLEDIN FALL Performer at Sioux City Jumps From Plane to His Death siotrx crrr sept parachute leap sent C C Willams 23 a stunt flyer to his death here yesterday When more than feet In tlin air Williams jumped from an air plane but Instead of being strapped to the parachute ho hting from the harness by one hand Tho alight jar of I he opening para clinte Is thot to have broken his grasp Williams wns dead when his com panions reached him Ho was a member of a flying circus performing at an American celebration UaHc rrmn tunvrnliun Sent Itjv Dunand F Kept ii Harry Hill of Strcalor a youtli oC 22 wiia held in tho cliyjail here today awaUinji tho arrival of extra dition papers to return him to his home town to stand trial for mur der of his mother Seemingly unperturbed by his ar rest Hill told his captorii a connected story of his movements before and af ter the discovery ai his mothers body in Uio basement oC her Streator Aug 22 Investigation has Indicated that tho mother Mrs liliza 11111 wealthy recluse and divorced wife oC Streator physician was shot to loath Aug 13 Her body was buried in a shallow grave in tho basement After hours of questioning tie youth suspect admitted that in Strtat or where he hud lived since childhood hegambled away hundreds of dollars obtained by forging his mothers name to chocks and that he fled the country when ho read in a Streator newspaper a coroners jury recom mendation that he be arrested for mirder Caught ny Accident Ho arrested here Saturday night by n police detective who waft looking not Cor a suspected matricide but for an automobilethieC Hill had been living in a hotel a lull block from police headquarters soi his automobile Friday to a garaj here When police received the rou Ine report of the sale It was noticed that tile engine number of the tAr was similar to that of a machine stolen in Seattle Investigation disclosed that the car hau not been stolen but when tltu detectives found a pair of Illinois li cense plates in IIIlls room they de cided to question the youth The fugi tive admitted that lie was tho Strent or murder suspect who had been sought thruout tho country Mill tolti police officials he lust saw hla mother on Aug C a week before tho supposed slaying in Chicago f worked In Chicago and It was my custom to go homo to Streator on ho said When I got there the weekend of Aug 13 moth er wasnt at home and I assumed she had gone to Chicago because she had spoken somo time before of making tbo Hill was interrupted at this point y his questioners wno told him hero was evidence to show that ho In formed Mrs Hills nttorrrcy and bank er on Aug 14 when they called by iclephone that his mother had just stepped out and would be I did not toll them Hill ccn tradictoci I told thorn I tUot rny mother had gone to Chicago for a DRiilen Streator Knportfl Denial was also made by Hi nf tha accusation that lie askeri the care taker of the Hill homo to stamp down somo loose dirt in the base ment lie likewise rtenletl theft nf a similar to the ono user In slaying Detectives asked him about a re ported rcaltlonshln bHween hia moth ers dislike for his fiancee Alioe Saw yer and a reputed threat In disinherit him but he Inclined to clirtriiss Ihnt subject Officers Bertauds Ship Equipped With Radio to Lead the Way BULLETIN OTTAWA Sept No word has been received here or the fate of the St Hnphail with its two pilots ami woman passenger Prin cess LoivcnsteinWerUieim flying Irom Lpavon to Ottawa BULLETIN ALLAHABAD India Sept 5 American round heworld monoplane Pride of Detroit nrrivBtl hero at oclock this afternoon OLD ORCHARD Sopt wns a possibility that two lant monoplanes would start here to Iny on transAtlantic flights Representatives of the Old Glory vhlch was detained hero yesterday by failure of a supply gaaollna to av from Xcw York and by reason of tbo refusal of W TJ Heart Its spon sor to consent to take off without of full governmental ap proval of machine nnd equipment saw their way clear to hurdle both ob stacles ThnVusolltiV traji in tho tanks while the plane was ready to dash dfiwn the three mllfe beach from Streator wrri pected hern Worlnosrtny to claim Hie Marcus Lowe Theater Owner Is Dead in GLENCOVE X Lowe theatrical owrnr died at his home here last night runway and out to sea Phil Payne flight director for Mr Hcnrst wns confident that HcarGt would wire his approval Start Tn KarljAfternoon Everytlifnc was net for departurs this afternoon between 1 and 2 oclock when tidal and other conditions would be most favorable While heavy fojt banks were reported Sunday off tho Nova Scot Ian and NewfoundanJ coasts tho outlook was for generally clear weather with a favoring west wind brisk enough to dissipate the Possibility that tho big Fokker might not put off from here unaccom panied was seen in the announcement that Phil Wood and C A Schiller pilots of the Royal Windsor had de cided to bring their machine here to take advantage oC tho excellent run ay The plane was hound from Wind sor to Windsor In what was have to been R nonstop flight but was forced down twico whllo on on its way toward Harbor Grace X F Wood and Deilaud iiavo discussed a plan under which tho Iloyal Wind tor ivouM follow the Old Olory at least part of tho way across to take advan tage of tho latters radio apparatus a feature oC equipment which tho Ca nadian pinna lacks Ilan ncturn Journey In dlscusslns the outlook for the Old Ilorys expedition Bertaud re vealed that definite plans had been mado for tho return trip by a southern route Die transAtlantic takeoff probably will be from French Morocco with Florida as tho first point on thfi mainland of this country to be touched A third transAtlantic bound mono plane today was at Caribou where the Sir John Carlln London continued to wait for favorable tn resume its Cog halted flight TURN TO PACK l The Local Weather American Sugar compnny weather figures for 2t hour period ending at 7 a rn today th Missouri jdolosntp of till i Lutheran church nf tii Svtuifl Iowa Ihr InLtcr Minimum At 1 n in 83 18 05 that this will hn nn tlay for tin1 rnire nf iy n M in u T n i n z itirni p inrHiniii thruout tho dny P O O R P A By Claude Callan fin Unl mi Mirchildren llml wf inst have cti hi HYP ns if thai was nif for liOfpin mo in   

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