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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 28, 1927, Mason City, Iowa                                IOWA WEATHER Mostly cloudy tonight end Thurs day probably showers in east poition warmer Thursday and In northwest portion tonight NORTH IOWAS IVEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES OL XXXIV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PSBS3 LEASED WIRH BBPORT MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPT Police Hunt Congress Will Hear New Arguments on Liquor Question WASHINGTON Sept Wets and drys are lining up their forces for a resumption of their an nual warfare In congress Neither side made any material pro gresciin the way of legislation at the last session but tlic drys are hopetu of getting thru some of the aelmin istration proposals in tho old Goff bil for tightening up the Volstead act Conceding that the drys have n preponderance of the votes in boll tli9 house and senate the wets say there is no parliamentary method they can delay a decision as the Ilrst session oC the now congress vtII continue for five or six months prob nbly until 5ust before the republican national convention In June However proponents of additional dry legislation incline to the view non that with a presidential campaign in tho offing tho party leaders will1 noJ look with any great lavor on enact ment of more stringent provisions to a law which tho wets now charge is im possible of enforcement Issue is NonPartisan While the prohibition issue isa non partisan one so far as congress itself is concerned it is In national more EO at present than perhaps ever before and party leaders see little prospect of It being removed in ad vance of tlic 192S presidential election unless It should be that of the 7najor parties nominated candidates pronouncedly dry TustAvliafc provisions of the Goff act will as then battle points in the new congress re mains to a determined but during the lastsesslon emphasis was placed upon those proposals for revocation of liquor permits for search of dwellings suspected of having been converted into commercial distilling places and for stricter reputation of breweries Whatever bill is introduced on be half of the drys will havejo go thru the usual process of committee con witii public or private hear ings Sinco theGoff bill was favor ably reported by the senate judiciary committeethere has been a complete change in high prohibition enforce ment officials and naturally tho views of the new officials would he sought by congressional committees before legislation was reported to either house Will Asli Amendments While the wets have not yet formu lated their full program It is certain that they will come forward again tvjth amendments to the Volstead act leaving to the courts whnt is in fact Intoxicating beverage thus removing he onehalf of one per cent restriction of the law 3n other words they would extend to all beverages the provision goiernins cider and fruit juices Another proposal they wiif press Is that ot removing the restriction of the nmount of spirits a physician may prescribe for patients whether the wets will press for a national referendum on tho questions of repealing the 3Sth amendment and modifying tha Volstead act lias not yet been determined Cardinals and Reds Washed Out by Rain CINCINNATI Sept deluge of rain which started early and showed no signs of ceasing at noon washed out the third and final of the St LouisCincinnati series here The Reds nnd Cardinals will play off the game tomorrow AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I dont want no Im pudenl young doclor tryin lo lei I me wimt nils me When I call n doctor I wanl him o Willis Beach Poultry Raiser Is Chargec With Aiding in Slaying of HAMMONTON N Sept to left the state Willis Beach poultry farmer was sought today on a warrant charging him with aiding and abetting in the murder of Dr A William Lilliendahl slain near here Sept 15 Edison Hedges Atlantic City coun sel for the South Vineland poultrs raiser said be would not give bim up to the police but that he woulc produce him before a court of proper jurisdiction or the grand jury Beach left home yesterday morning shortly before state troopers arrived to bring him to Hammonton to face three men from Trenton who said they had seen a car answering the description of Beachs new automobile come from a little used road near the scene of the killing and speed towards Hammonton Wife Ts Questioned Mrs Beach who arrived home from a visit with her daughter In Bllza hetbown n few minutes before the troopers called for her husband was unable to say where he had gone Neither she nor her daughter inlaw Mrs Raymond Beach would discuss the Lilliemlahl case the younger woman Btating that they hat been advised by their attorney not to talk Prank Harold chief of Atlantic county detectives obtained the war rant for the poultry raisers arrest a seven hour search was unsuccessful Beach wag under Jo 000 ball as a material witness He lived near Lilllemlah home In South Vineland Altho shesaid she wns convinced of his innocence of any connection with the killing ot the elderly physi cian Beachs daughter Mrs Bertha May Reach Is quoted as having said sho is not interested in what happens to him and that she has not been on good terms with him for 10 yenrs She is superintendent of nnrses at Hie Masonic home In Elizabethtown Wife Free on Bull Mrs Margaret Ulllendahl widow of Iho physician vrlio is freo on ball as a material witness told an thoritles that she knew Beach as a man who helped Dr Lilliendah ivith the According to de tectives Beach admitted writing lit ters addressed to Peggy which lias been stated to be an alias for Jfrs LilUendahl The widow told authorities that Dr Lillienflahl was slain by two negroes who then robbed her Investigators topped their hunt for the negroea a few days after the killing Belmond High School Glee Clubs Reorganized RELMOXD Sept of the local schools outstanding organiza tlona tho boys and girls glee clubs havn been reorganized the past week JjJanh club is composed ot 30 members with Miss Klizabeth Waugh as di rector and Miss Mjldred Taeobson as accompanist Miss Waugh announces that the clnbs will start work on an operetta In tho near future Returns From S D GAHXER Sept Chris Shoemaker returned yesterday from n visit in Cottonwood S D Mrs Shoemaker visited Tier daugh lev Sho reports unusually good crops ind also a wave of cold which froze water two Inches deep Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Sept of our western senators says The Mississippi flood people say theirs is a national Well so Is the Boulder dam and I will fight any effort to set It nside in favor of tho flood Well there is no difference In problems to a politician but to a human being there is this Slffer ence one is to do nothing but save lives and property Tvhilo tho other is to develop a dam for cheap power nnd water the same as donens of other projects on the rivers are de veloped every day without drag ging in theMississippi Jf the Colorado ever overflowed you can turn It out across tho land anywhere on Its lower course and there is enough sand to soak up the Atlantic ocean The dam should be built but not ns a club over Mississippi Rufferers Yours WILL Copyright 1927 SENT TO Will Employ NonUmon Men Unless Settle ment Reached DES MOIXES Sept resolution has been Bent to JOB Mor ris district president of the United Mine Workers ot America by the Iowa Coal Operators association de claring that unless union miners met the operators In a wage confer ence the mines would bo opened on a nonunion basis The resolution Bald thnt unless ac tion Is taken promptly by the Unit ed Mine Workers ot America in meet ing with the operators scute teo for tho purpose of negotiating a competitive wage to govern the Iowa mines action would be taken without the assistance of the union George Heaps president of the Operators association declared that the miners would be given sufficient time to consider the resolution nnd make their reply but that Interpre tation of the word promptly would rest with the operators executive com mittee Tho operators nt a meeting yester day said that such action wag the only step loft open for them The resolution pointed out that concilia tion ot wage disputes has been cus in Iowa and that several times joint meetings have been proposed by tho mine owners Shafts Under Guard CENTERVILLE Sept The Winifred mine and the Gavfield and Seymour shafts nearby all oper ating under the 1317 wags scale of n day were under double guard to day following a dynamite blast which last night threw tho Winifred mine near Mystic into darkness by des troying an electrical transformer supplying current to tho shaft Sheriff Karl Gaughenbaiigh end fl posso of deputies today were seeking the dynamiters who added etlll an other incident to the series of troub lous chapters written In tho Appa noose county coai fleia since last April 1 The explosion did not damage the Winifred mine which wae a quarter of a mile from the blast other than lo put out the lights Officers ex pressed the opinion that dynamite stol en tho night before from the Young mine at Clarkdalo was used Fearing development of further rouble all officers ot the district 13 iTnlted Mine Workers have gathered here including President Joe Morris of Wont Call Troops BE3 MOINTJS Sept Governor John Hammill tvlll not order tlie state militia to Centevvllle unles further disturbances nro reported he indicated today The dynamiting of Winifred mine No 30 was not considered by tliu governor as sufficient reason for serto TURN TO PAGE 18 Community Chest Workers Told of Plans for Opening vn Campaign Nets at First ReMeve Americans Guilty port Meeting at Hanf ord Excellent Progress Made in Mason Gifys new Y M C A buildfng is paid for equip ment has boon ordered and the structure will be opened in five or six weeks This was the announcement made by Dr G M Crabb president of Ihe V M G A at the first report mooting of the community chest solicitors at the Hanford this noon Henceforth and forever there will be no encumbrance on Ihe Y M C A In Mason said Dr Crabb The citizens of Mason City will never bo asked to raise money to pay interest on an Indebtedness on this Tha reason the structure hns not been opened before has been because It not been paid for and the directors and glidingcommittee did not want to turn over a building to tlia T M C A with an indebtedness on It Hammill Officiates at Cere monies in Marion Court house Square KXOXVILlfe Sept Governor Hammill today dedicated A urgo boulder In the Marlon county courthouse square hero marking the Red Hock line famous In Iowa is the placo where settlers Hne up for tlia mad rush for homestead claims when lands to west tha lino were opened for settlement 11 1S45 ollonlng tlia ceremonies a recep ion was given tho governor and other The dedication of tha atona was sponsored by tho Iowa chapter daugh ters ot thB American Revolution Eighty years neo tha Red Rock lino marked tho western boundary of iio while mans advance It ran north and south a few feet west of what now cemetery nnd from the painted or Red nocks near the Whltebrcast Fork of the oines river north and for a rent distance Tha Una was established by treaty din the1 Indians negotiated at Agency Wnpcllo county John Cham lers territorial governor of Town the covernment and chiefs of tho Foxes and Sacs represented he Red men To Ba Opened Soon The equipment has been ordered When It arrives and is paid for the building will be opened I dont know just Vhen that will be but I assure you It will be long before The T Jl C A building tho most magnificent structure of kind in tlie middle west the monument to the efforts of lUason City residents was completed tho first of the year The total cost ot tho building and the site was This has all been paid for Tho total amount subscribed was Tho equipment Is being purchased by a will Include goods for tba srymnasium swimming pool dormitory rooma gama room lounges and office equipment A Man in Charge The T M C A has had a man In charge of tho building since It was completed and all parts the struc ture have been watched and kept in good condition Tho scrubbing of the cement film from the terrarao floor Js now taking place in preparation for tlio opening Nearly 100 solicitors attended he fe port meeting where a total ot was announced as the total ob tained the first day and a half of the campaign Following Is the amount reported by each organization Attorneys Weavers Chamber of Commerce Schools Ellts Womens Division Kfwnnls Lions Rolarinns Irons Tolal Citizenship Tho need of a citizenship feelingIn Otto Koennecke Reported Lost Ends Leg of World Flight BAGDAT3 Iralt Sept Iiiout Otto ICoennecIce German avia tor who loft Angora for Basra Sat urday arrived herelast night He will continue his flight tomorrow This clears up tho mystery whlol lias engaged Europon flylnsr circles since Koenneclcos plane tho Ger left Angora Turkey for Basra nt the head of the Persian gulf last Saturday morning of Violating Soviet Decree CONSTANTINOPLE Sept 28 employes oC tho American Near Kast relief in Russian Armenia havo boon arrested by the Soviet authorities advices received at His office of the organization hero to day said A majority of those imprisoned were teachers in American orphan ages and advices said No reason for the arrests was given by tile Soviet authorities except that they wero acting under orders from Moscow It is reported here that tho Soviet authorities suspected tlio near east ern relief employes oC violating the governmental decree prohibits tho religious teaching of children Thn Soviet notion wns declared In American circles to be a fiagranU vlo Ifition of the provisions of the man date under which Ibe near east re lief Is working In Soviet Russia and Ihe American officers of the relief are preparing a protest In order to obtain the release of their personnel Pontiff Shows Keen Interest in Visitors From America ROME Sept Plus today received tho American region party visiting Rome and gave them a most cordial welcome to the eternal ty Tha Legionnaires were Introduced iy Consignor Kugcne Burke rector Joseph A Brcslin vice trector of the American college in Rome Tho Pontiff showed tho keenest sntlsfactlon at seeing somany Amer ican Legionnaires and hanked them Announce Girls Birth ALEXANDER Sept Mr ami Bohlen announce tho birth of a baby girl Farmers Wives Daughters Club Meets at Plymouth PLYMOUTH Sept Farm ers Wives and Daughters lull met today will Jfr and Mrs Kenneth Clilhock A program was prepared by e committee clans Mrs Rldgoway and Mrs Kid ridge The next meetingwill ho with Mrs Orrin Peshak tho opening mootingfor the winter and dinners will served Mason City GlobeGazette Offers to School Children a Booklet About Mexico Mason City was emphasized by Sujit tllclr flcslro to Bee 1lln F T Vasey when calls wero made for remarks by the division heads Whero is the person In Mason City who cant give one days work to the chest he asked A G Kendall reported that In one large department at the Decker plant the employes came up and gave 100 per cent without solicitation He pre dicted that the Doclter plant would give close to 10 per cent of the chest C E Gilman told of an incident where a boy was willing to give nil his profits from selling magazine sub1 scrlptlons to the community chest I The announcement was made that C E Weaver needed more workers In the cement and beet jsugnr plants L A Klstau acted us auditor for the or ganization Tn Report Thursday The next report of the workers will made at tho Hanford Thursday noon Ttio following additional per cent firms In the city were announced nt tho Wednesday meeting Hermonson Brothers Palais Royal Davis barber shop Michael drug store Crane and company Patton Brothers Pfaff Brothers Abet and Son Kinney Ludoman store Iowa Tea company Potts Jewelry all school American Fruit company Economy Welding company Park hospital Hun kins Printing MerUeln Manning Brothers nnd county recorders office The important facts about Mex ico In a handsome illustrated book let It is designed to help every reader understand what goes on in Mexico nnd why Back of the present controversies of tho Mexican problem Is a long history of a strnngn land a treas ure chest of mineral wealth with a civilization different from nnd older than our own In this booklet our Washington Information Bureau sets forth plain facts on the history geog raphy commerce climate sonrces nnd government of Mexlro Maps and lists of states nnd iluu capitals ponylatfon nnd areas Mexican cities railroads farming mining education nnd other facts Kvery school child will need a copy Use the coupon Frederic J Ifnskin Director Tiio Mason City Information Bureau Wnshinffton n C I enclose herewith SIX CKXTS fii stamps or coiii for a copy of the bonlilot Street City Slate Dash Across Washington to Oregon Is Next Spokane Event SPOKANE Sept light commercial planes wore lined up on Felts Field today I heir pilots ready to the some what uncertain weather predicted for their dash across Washington and in to Oregon In the class B race of lha SpokanePortland nilderby offered thorn total Tho aviators were required to hali fov 30 minutes at Pasco to on gasoline enough to assure their flight across the Cascades be Coio I ho final lap ot the Journey The entries include C W Meyers Detroit Waco10 biplane Leslie C Miller Dos Moincs Eaglerock biplane nnd W H Kmery Bradford Travolair biplane K W Holninn of St Paul KpoknnePortland nonstop for class A planes yostcrday when lie uoscd out E 13 of Chi cago by 27 Holmau who also won Iho riass A transcontlnentalrncc from Xnw York to Spokane week rrrilved for yesterdays per formance Ifn covered Iho 300 miles In and 37 minutes and FI2 fier onds X R Mamer of Spokane wns third Son Starts Search When His Father Fails to Come Home DETROIT Sept Ford B2 a brother of Henry Ford dird suddenly of heart disease at Ford son a suburb InsL night Mr Ford a real estate dealer presi dent of the Fordson city council and a member of the Michigan state fair board rnroiite home from council mooting when he was stricken Tie loft his machine and entered hoiiso ho recently had purchased Whpn ho failed lo roach Ills home Kordson pnllrn started a search find ing him dead Resides two brothers Henry and William Ford ho is survived by his widow and three children Mr Ford loft tho council meeting af S ocjork last night and was seen at by his son wlfo nnd daughter on Mirhigan avonne near Orchard street where they had hocn shopping In smother car they followed Mi Ford who was driving wost on Mioliiratl nvonue bur lost sight of him In heavy traffic At il a loday whon ho had not Iclnnifd lo bin homo his sou notified I lift police nml led them in a search Tliry found him dead an hour iator In tlio house nt Chase road Kin automoljllo was found blocks away Texas CoEd on Trial in Robbery Case Rebecca Rogers Accused of Setting Fire to Vacant House GEORGETOWN Sept on a charge of arson in tha uourthousa where she secretly Harried a classmato from tho Univer sity of Texas two years ago Rebecca Bradley Rogers also Hocused of bank robbery today summoned more of her friends in tho hope of establishing nrt alibi The etato completed Us case ycster lay by calling six witness who Iden tified Mrs Rogers as tho youtig worn in who appeared In a chain of cir cumstances surrounding the burning if a deserted house in Round Rock last December Tho nlato at tempted to prove that she Fet fire to tho hoviso to attract employes of the bank nt Round Rock so thnt Blie uotild ro bit Girl is Identified G H Limdliins ftound Rock bank er Identified Urs Rogers as the woni ui who interviewed him on business conditions Sn two successive days bo foro tho fire On the third day he aaid Iho womnn entered tho bank ana void him Bha had seen smoke com ing front the deserted house She asked what the bank employes did ill caso o fire During their conversation sold tho flro alarm rang but none of the bank employes deserted their posts No attempt was made to rob tho bank On tlio following rtny the Farmers National bankat Bttda a short dis tancn from Round Roclc was robbed ot by a young woman who cov ered the cashier with a pistol The bandits description corresponded with that of tho woman who Inter Within a few hours nftor flic Buds robbery Mrs Rogers was arrested nt the homo or her mother In Austin Money Was Tho money taken from tlio buuk recovered along with a pislol In i pnckago addressed tp sirs Rogers With the filing of the robbery Mrs Rogers gave posl ion as a stenographer In I he offie of iovcrnor Ban Moody nnd Otis Rog rs young attorney who wns serious y ill risked his chanco of recovery o rome to her assistance and lo nn lounco their marriage Rotors wlio announced himself as isslstant counsel for his wife ained numerous postponements nf hn arson and robbery trials due to lis illness Detectives Agree to Pay to Find Burchinal Man Dies at M C Hospital as Result of Injuries Sept Schoenfisch 47 who lived on a farm miles southeast oC Clear Luke died at Moroy hospital Muson City Tuesday night from Injuries which received when a lliled him in Ihe ntKlometi Sunday night Mr lived on a dinn iciir here for alxnit a year Jitcams rom Port Dodgo nnd bo lived in Hiuopn until about 15 years ago Mrs Sthoenfisoh died July 1t lfti7 Six children survive Ilio eldest of which Is iO years old Thn nhildrnn ire Carl Murthn FrlecTa Mnrie and Kmma nil of whom their hornf in the farm nnd Anna lives in Dodgo Funeral services will he held nt Fort Dodge on Friday Tlio hody will bR taken from Ilin Tn1 neral homo and via tiie Chicago Cirrnt Western road limonaire ST Sept Lhe search for Richard T Reynolds one of he heirs to tho Reynolds to bncco hai ended Privato detectives found Reynolds dining with a pretty young woman companion who later vanished nnd with a man who Identities himself RH Jones in n quiet booth nf i avenue liero night fi n racelraolc ncriuaintance of npynolds tipiied the irnrsvave detec ive aiienpy 10 Kiivlier In tlie djiy Jones off erf ri In iroduco Royjiolils for Thi igeury nfler gnttinK In touch with he nislce of Uip llfynolds estate igieed to pny the nionr Ills Iileirllly Tho finding of young 3frcd i search whiVh had spread from Xew York lo thiirapo St Louis southern Illinois and to Florida At first when one of detectives nskrd liflu if ho not Iho missing proM deut or the Reynolds Airways Reynolds inurte denial the nuoslioner persisted noldn nckiiowlcdped his identity Hi hfl merely bad been on vacation nnd had been living niuler an assumetl nanio to prevent lieins After bring questioned nt the olfici ot the detective agency Reynolds leH in an automobile wilh such speed that n pursuing man cmwan easily outdistanced said iie wa3 leaving forKenTork toddy T told cipt Mnnvilln Davis rrhr r was be expostulated f hnvent done anything It Hio In Xcnv Torlc wliom t Inil where was srolnp hnd merely deliv ered n message this wouldnt iiava Ho scorned iinpriturbrrl over Mm puhlleity vacation was Reynolds who isLI old rx ilnlncd that lie hnrl cone to Chicacn o see the TltnuoyDompsey Vroni there he ciiinn to St Lnins where bo rogistered umler the of Fleet nt tho iMarldjfo hotel Then ollowrd aflornooiiK nt the Fait momit tivuk near horn nnd evenings at he dojr races denied he had when lift left New Vork plaining that while lie hnd drawn hat mount from Ilin hank all hut fill was given to lohu s Ornhnni a hupl nsPocinlo living at Winslnti V Iho seat of the Roy loltls obanro plants Paid SSoitO for Tip The enrl nf the search afior he ngeury ngmprl tn my tiie lo their informant who legoiiated with 1liem over tho ihone A proniisFmy nolo for thR made out night mt C Rusinii linger of the ajjenry aid some moie in ilonn hcforx it would ho lamed over lo ho nian he railed Fanshaw Tone dirwlnrt tho lo Jrnrid Jim wheiv h said they would ind Reynolds on I lie left side in he fifth Uio resfaniant the eclives onffoiiied Reynolds with inn JleyiiDlrfs at hi was John i fiiahfim hut recnlily admitted ile own idenllly afterlearning thar tin deLetlives knew thnt iraham was a Ijiisinpss By this time woman companion iletcribed ns t old blnnd ninl well dressed liad fiom tho of and reporters jior name not The Local Weather American Sugar corporation weather guros for 21 hour a Wednesday figures for 21 hour period ending al Hi IV road two Maximum K Minimum III I 8 i jn ii I Itainfall i in Only 2 in the of uro dttr irr tho liiKt 21 hmirs winch is riitlier in uiinsuril wind turned lo west this morning POOR PA By Claude Callan Mil dnclnros slio caught IHT hfid cold wlifn sho lind In lo tlio stnlinn in thnt lo meet my   

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