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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 23, 1927, Mason City, Iowa                                K NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for the Hornet AND MASON CITY VOL XXXIV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT DAILY TIMES MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPT 23 1927 IOWA WEATHER Showers probable tonight and Sat urday slightly warmer in northeast portion tonight TOOTED PRE33 AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE JsfO 299 Dempseys Manager Says He Appeal FLYNN CLAIMS JACK HAD GENE KNOCKED Friends of Former Champion Think He I Has Fought Last Fight Dempsey Silent About Decision XBULUETIN CHICAGO Sept P Flynn Jack Dompseys manager announced this afternoon that lie will file a protesj with tho Illinois ath letic commission today against tho decision of the referee and Judges giv ing the fiffht last night to Gene Tunney He Bald lie liad talked with Dempsey and that the challenger was Confident ho had knociied out Tunney in the seventh round By CHARLJ3S W DtJNKLEY Associated Press Sporfi Writer CHICAGO Sept Dempsey bumping into a stone wall tlong the weary did road that he figured led back to the worlda heavyweight thamplonshlp probably has fought his last battle No definite word had come from Dempsey today concerning his decision to retire but his Intimate friends expect him to make known his decision very Jhortly His friends believe tho lure of the ring no longer has any appeal for him now that he has foiled In his quest of regaining the title from Gene funney his conqueror of year ago Dempsoy In two fights within the lost two months as challenger for the rorlds heavyweight championship earned a larger sum that he had wer received In any previous year of his amazing ring career Dempsey Is Silent Dempsey had no further comment to make today concerning tho long count given Tunney when he floored the champion Jn that thrilling seventh round with a left hook to the jaw Ha said that one of the breaks of and Tunney got the breaks was IjyAempsoy never has been a Last oight wag no exception accepted the decision with a smile refusing to add anything that might detract from Tunneys victory Leo P Flynn Dempseya manager however made the accusation that Oempsey was robbed that Tunney had been knocked out and that he Intends to appeal to ths Illinois state athletic commission to have the decision re of admirers at hia quarters In the Ho tel Morrison Dempseys first thotg alter leaving the ring wera for his beautiful actress wife Estelte Taylor He did not seem downhearted as the car along the North Shore boule vard but his anxiety to draw his wife Into hi3 arms was apparent versed Plynn declared that the time keeper gave Tunney 15 seconds In which to get back to his feet and that besides tills knockout of Tun noy Dempsey won six the 10 rounds Flynn Insists that three stop watches timed tho period of Tunncys knock down as 15 seconds King observers pointed out that Dempsey himself In spired tho ring regulation which had he remembered It In time might have restored him to the worlds heavy weight championship Cost Hun the Title George Lytton of the Judges mado the surprising statement today that Derapseys delay of thjee seconds In getting back to his own corner after flooring Tunney really cost him the championship Two 3egg ratherthan two fists coupled a muddled brain really kept Dempsey from tho title Two months ago he knocked out Jack Sharkey by taking advantage of the Boston Lithuanians carelessness in dropping his hands whllo making a protest of foul to the referee Dempsey won that fight fay hair trigger thinking Dempsey Was Befuddled Pempsey appeared to bo befuddled hot knowing exactly what to do If a similar situation at the height of his career the critics say he v never would have allowed Tunney to iscajie The former worlds heavyweight champion displayed no marks of the battle today with the exception of 1 two wounds over his left eye Instead of Jubilation with a crowd AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen It aint that Ive got a forgivin spirit hut if I didnt have nothin lo do wilh people I know some thin mean about I wouldnt have noboily fo associate ITS ALL RIGHT SAYS ESTELLE AS JACK LOSES BOUT Next CHICAGO Sept Dempsey went back to his wife early today without the bacon he prom ised to bring home Its all she said when she had taken one good look I thot from the radio story you had been Its all sold Jack I guess Iam thru Whats the Estelle asked After tho seventh round had failed to bring victory Mrs Dempsey sit ting by a radio in a northside hotel became hysterical and it wag some time before her companion could quiet her In the last two rounds when Jack was slowly but purely losing Mrs Dempsey began to weep She threw herself on the bed and fainted at the announcement of Tunneys victory It did not tako long tho for her to recover her composure and by the time Jack had arrived an hour later she was calm and smiling Aviators Who Bombed Gangsters Hangout Get 60 Days in Jail DANVILLE Sept SSlmer Kane Cedar Falls and Henry Mundale Northfleld he two aviators who bombed Shady Blrger stronghold for Shelton gangsters lost November were sen tenced today in federal court here to 50 days each In jail and each fined 5100 as the result ot their conviction of conspiracy to transport a stolen automobile from Illinois to Iowa Will Rogers FIRST NATIONAL STUDIO Sept couldnt go to the fight fast jilght but there Is not ono oC that mob that wouldnt have traded places with mo I flew In a plane piloted by Slim Lind bergh from San Diego to Los Angeles You have never seen him at his beat till you sit In the pilots seat by his side When ha has a piano In his haritls thero Is no careworn or worried look then thats when he Is In his glory He brot 11 of us including my wife won derful trip in agiant three mo tored Ford plane When Fords take to the air avia tion is fissured Yours Copyright 1027 Gazing down from the heights of Hie heavyweight boxinp throne of the world Gerjo Tunney is ready to tnko on all comers Jack Sliarhey looms as tho probable contender for tlio next great fistic spectacle of ihe world but it will probably bo a year before the champion will pull on the gloves lor another tilt like the one at Soldiers Field FRANK BITTNER IS Alleged Slayer of Mclntire Found Guilty by Jury in Fort Dodge FORT DODGE Sept Frank Bittner was sentenced to lite Imprisonment for tlio murder 01 George McInUre when he was found guilty of slaying George Mclntlro lo ial gambler by a jury today Tiio verdict followed H hours of de liberation by tho Jury of eight men and four women In which the first lew ballots determined Blttncrs guilt and a long argument over the death pen alty followed Mclntiro was murdered the night of May 1 In a holdup During the trla Austin Casey Navin of Mann ng testified that Bittner persuaded ilm to bring Edward Watson alleged Omaha gunman hereto rob Mclntire ICavin and Watson have also been indicted for murder and Navin Is ex pected to plead guilty next week Rack From Honeymoon Sept and Mrs Clarence Bird returned home from their honeymoon thru the Black and Yelloivscone national park The Local Weather American Beet Sugar corporation weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S n m Friday Maximum Minimum 31 At 8 a m 41 Tho mercury dip d below tho frost again last night but garden ors and florists say that practically no damage was done Tho temperature last night wns the lowest on record for this month On the night of Sept It the mercury sank to Indianapolis Man Gets Fine and 30 Days in Jail INDIANAPOLIS Sept Found guilty of violating the corrupt practices fined and sen tenced to spend 30 days in1 tlio Marlon county jail Mayor John L Duvalls status as a public official vtas a ques tion of debate among1 attorneys here today A jury night found the mayor ot having mado a deal with Wil liam H Armitage a local politician to let him namo two members of the board of public works and tho city civil engineer In exchange for and his support at the polls in the 1925 election Jury Out 3 The Jury was out a little more than three hours Tho verdict carried with It tho added penalty that Duvall be barred from holding public office for four years lYoni tho dato of tho commis sion of the crime of whlcbt he was 2 1025 It Is on that point that local legal lights are in con flict Some believe Duvall la ineligible tocontinue In office Somewhat pale but hiding his emo tions entirely Mayor Duvall accepted tho jurys verdict calmly Duvall is the first man to be tried on charges developed by the Marlon county prosecutors office and the grand jury which for nearly a year has been Investigating charges of political corruption In Indiana Governor s Gov Ed Jackson Is under indict ment as a result of the investigations and on Oct 3 will bo arraigned to answer a charge of attempt to bribe former Gov Wjirrcn T McCray lo namn Tames P McDonald as Marlon county prosecutor in 1023 While Duvall went on trial on only ono charge several other alleged snles of offices were testified by state wit nesses Return to Gnrvin Minn WODKX Sept and Walter PIlil who have been spending ho two weeks visiting friends have retimed to their home in Gnrvin Minn LEOIONBALLIS CLOSING EVENT Delegates Their Work Done Give Way to Paris Gaiety PARIS Sept Amer can Legions 3027 national convention the first ever held outside tho United closed in a blaze ot glory There havo been several hot times in this old town during tho conven tion week but the closing night was certainly the hottest of all the dele gates their work done giving them selves over to gaiety Both tho Paris municapility and the French government had reserved their largo scale hospitalities until tho end with a great reception at tho Hotel Do Vllle and a gala ball at the opera The ball attracted so many that sev eral hundred had to be turned away Thousands nt Gala Ball It would bo hard to estimate liow many did get in but they certainly were to be counted In tho thousands and dancing room was so scarce that they had to take It In relays Rarely has tho famous building seen such a brilliant throng witli tho men iu evening dress and tho women in ricli gowns under the glow of the magnificent chandeliers Tho Forty Men and Eight Horses society the play organization ot vet erans whose officers are given French railway titles held a wreck with 1m menao success in tho Palais Du Troca dero Now that the Legion convention Is out a memory It may bo noted thtil tho entire week passed unnmrred by n single untoward incident and news paper commentators say that the French people have Jearned to know what real Americans are Taltes Legion to Heart Even tho most sanguine never could have Imagined thoeffect the coming of the legion had on France The presence of tho exservice men and helr womenfolk so absorbed tho popu ation that events which usually would have aroused wide interest TURN TO PAGE 10 Feminine Rum Running Party Is Arrested by Cedar Falls Authorities CEDAR FALLS Sept What is believed by police tobo tho Irst arrest of an exclusively feminine liquor running party In Black Hawk county was mado tftrly today when women slvrhg their names as Mrs George Wilson and Miss J Miller of Mitchell S were taken Into custody charged with Illegal transpor tation of alcohol The arrest was made by a road pa trolman when a cargo of fifty gallons of alcohol caused their light coupe o lurch across tho road Mason City GlobeGazette Offers a Booklet About the Presidents and Their Wives How many people can tell who was President before Lincoln Few Americans can even name the Presidents in order A com plete fact story about them their times their wives and families their services hag been compiled with a portrait of each into one neat fortypage booklet Tho Washington Information Bu reau of this newspaper has pre pared tills booklet of the United one of the most interesting and useful works of tho sortever printed is now available to read ers of this newspaper at the nom inal cost of six cents a copy post paid Teachers will rejoice when they see a copy in their classrooms Use the attached coupon Frederic J Hasliln Director Tho Mason Oily GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D 0 I enclose herenHh six cents in stamps or coin for a copy of PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES Street Slnto VANQUISHED Jack Dempsey Von Maltzaii Diplomat Is Dead in Crash German Ambassador to U S and Three Others Killed in Plane Wreck Sept Baroi Von Maltzan German ambassador U tho United States was killed today ir an airplane crash between ieipglg and Nuremberg Tho ambassador three passengers and tho pilot were killed when the Lufthansa plane D5S5 cnrouto from Beifboo to Munich crashed from somu undetermined cause near Schlciz S ony Von Maltzan was Just completing ils holiday In Germany and intended to return to the United States early n October Theothers killed were an official of the German federal railways a pupil ot tho Staken schools of pilots a trat ic man at the Lufthansa company and Tilot Charlett Was Ono Eye Witness The only eye wltnes to bo found vas one who reported to the poatof ico at Schlelz that he saw one of tho vings oC tho plane breaking and the ilane then crashed to the ground Baron Von Maltzan was Germanys second ambassador to tho United States since diplomatic relations were severed by tho World war He came to tho United States from Japan whero he had been his coun ryg representative at Tokyo During he War ho was attached to hf German foreign office Practically his entire career has been devoted to diplomatic service One of the major problems in which Baron Von Maltzan was engaged in representing his country hero was the solution of tho question of disposing ot alien property selwd by the United States from German citizens during tho war Led Washington Society He was ono of the leaders In Wash ngton diplomatic society his career lero being contrasted to that of his predecessor who seldom participated n social activities Baron Von Maitzln was an expert especially in the relations ot Germany vith Hussla and the Orient Was Brilliant Diplomat WASHINGTON Sept 3aron Ago Van Matizan German am bassador to the United States was considered one of the most brilliant oreign diplomats in the national cap tal Ho came to Washington on March 12 1033 succeedingDr OUo Wiedfcldt Woman Killed in Auto Wreck Near Grinnell Once Lived in Eagle Grove I3AGLJ3 GIIOVR fipt R T Tlrown who was killed in an auto mobile accident near Grlnnrll on Tucs lay was the wife of ir Trown who vas division siiperintrndent of the Norlhwnslern rond here 25 yeara ago Mr Brown who was with bis wife a he time of tho accident was severely njnrcd but it 13 thot will recover Tho accident vas duo to a breaking the steering Kcar when tho car was going 40 miles m hour nctiirns to Illinois Sept Mlnnlo Iclnemler returned to her home at orkylllo Thursday after a visit of several months hero with relatives CHAMPION PUTS UP STIRRING RALLY IN LAST THREE ROUNDS Marine Gets Break of Long Count After Being Floored in Seventh Backers Want By ALAN J GOULD Associated Press Snorts Editor CHICAGO Sept Tunney today began his second term of office as heavyweight champion of the world but only after tin backers of his conquered opponent Jack Dempsey hud demanded a recount of the vital moments in their spectacular battle at Soldier Field The stalwart handsome marine repeated his victory of exactly a year ago and by the same verdict a decision ut the end of ten rounds i But this timp ho came within a second of being knocked out uml uff I ho dazed tjnd shaken to tho tloor in the seventh round for a count of nine that actually in the opinion of ringside from 12 to 15 seconds to reach Crown Nearly Tunneys hand was raised in triumph decisively earned bv a mining rally thru tho last three rounds that had Dempsey on theverge knutkuui him Keif in tho final round The champion was still n champion nun fighting like one at the finish but it seemed to thousands tliut the Jotls 61 Lurluuc were with him that but for the break in the seventh round rmrl the Interpreta tion of the Illinois boxing commissions knockdown lie might been counted out and seen his milliondollar crown pass buck iu iL oi wearer Knocked down by a sudden furious and uvuilsted n ire minute of the round and holding tho roiifis us ilia floor Tunney was saved from a possible knockout by un ruling lluu compelled a holt in the count until Dempsey hart gone to thu turtliMt Count Is Delayed scane unLdldei Usclt in ous seventh round Instead of the count being and continued In tho old prizering thethnu Tunney hit the floor from the effects of a vicious righthand amusli and a short lett hook the toll was delayea several preciovis seconds while the referee waved Ucmpaey to a distant At the count o nine Tunney got buck off hastily and circled in full re treat until his faculties cleared lint he had already had the benefit of at least three and possibly five or six additional seconds in which to pul himself together handlers hotly asserted lie should have been counted out that Dempsey was rob bed of a knockout victory that would have mode him the first exchampion to regain tho Stayed Down Iurposely But Tunneya handlers declared their man was simply profiting by tho rules that he was ready to get up at whenever that count was reached that as a matter of fact lio started to arise at five but down to get the benefit of the long count on advico from his corner So far as the rules are concerned they were subjected to various Inter pretation but Boxing Commissioner Paul Prebn at the ringside made it clear that no actual count was possl ble under them while Dempsey was of himself not In a corner well away from his fallen foe Tunney the Master However cloao a call he hail what ever break ho benefitted by In this seventh round there was no question In tho minds of observers that other wise Tunney waa master Ho out pointed Dempsey for the first half of Dempsoy nearly alwaystho aggres sor plunging umi tubbing suddenly caught tlio champion utC sunrd bv shifting his attack from the foody to the Jaw A Ions right hand smash to the Jaw sentiTuniiey to the ropes Xeft with1 tho od rK It the cteimpton and him unceremoniously to the floor Tunney was too jarred to know ex iictly what hnd happened at first but in a feuseconds his inclination seemed to be to junin back up If he had dc cldeil to do so nnd risk another bar rape he refrained after hearingta excited yells from his corner to take tlio Whether otnot he knew be was getting a long count is some thingelse but lie retrained command of his senses sufficiently to watch the referees toll Intently and slowly climb hack to his feet nt Crowd Yelled for Jack Dempsey the crowd yelling madly Tor him to finish tho champion held back for some reason ns Tunney be gan circlingfast In full retreat n round the ring The mauler Jogged turning to keep In view the faststep ping champion who was intent only on taking every advantage a to clear his brain and regain com tho fight anrl after weathering the old warriors most furious bid for victory outfought outboxort and outgeneraltcd tho challenger in the closing three rounds Tunney met and vanquished a Dempsey that was a far different fighter a more dangerous puncher and more flaming spirit than the un certain floundering figure that was toppled from the fistic throno a ycai Tho champion jolted and Jarred as 10 never has been before and as he snt likely to be again without losing iad tho stamina boxing ability and coinage to pull himself back from the brink of disaster to batter his way to victoryafter it seemed that one more solid wallop would have ended his reign as king finish there was a mighty ovation for tho sameness for theun quenchable spirit of ono ot the great est battlers of all time Dempsey but there was as great If not greater tribute to tho blond blueeyed giant who camo back to slash and cut his foo Into ft Gemlhelplcssness at the end I Food for Argument Those who saw the battle and those i who listened and got a better idea of what was going on than thou sands Inside tho arena will argue j themselves hoarse for some time to come over that smcnlb round over Tunncys narrow escape from defeat and Dempscys great bid for a knock out victory and the greatest glory oil Ills colorful career They know how Tunney tho master boxer piled up n bltr early margin on j points and how tho Issue really decided by Cashing threeround J nisli but tho debate will swirl I flornest around what may become the nost famous long count in boxing history Ifor hnvr last nlgntK vivid Dempxey seemed annoyed by and disdainful ot tho champions retreat Ing tactics As Tunney circled thff ring for the sixth or seventh time rack stopped dropped his hands and beckoned Comeon and Caution Just then was the better part of ring strategy continued dodgyrg until Dempsey TURN TO PAfjE II Algona City Clerk Dies as He Listens to Radio Fight Report ALGONA Sept W Crowell 64 years old city clerk here for 20 years and refrce In bankruptcy for 10 years died suddenly at his hero last night while listening to a radio report of the DempseyTunnov battle in Chicago Heart disease is given as the cause of death POOR PA By Claude Gallan Ma is nice to young men but when Im nice to girls she says shes always dreaded to see me reach the silly   

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