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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 2, 1927, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Mostlycioudytonleht and Saturday prSbably local snow not suite so cold tonight In west and rising temperatures Saturday AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited tot the XXXV FIVBCENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY DEC UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 47 POLICE HOOVER REPORT Moves to Revise I Secretary Says Countrys Living Standard Is at Top Point WASHINGTON Dec Economic progress during 1927 brot Americans to the highest material living country or any other country has ever known Secre tary Hoover declared In his annual re port to the president A situation of prosperity which he eald has now been characteristic of American Industry lor six was maintained marred6nly by some con tinuing depression for some backwardness in individual lines of Industry statistics showed a steady level ot wholesale prices de clining slightlyin recent months a maintenance ot relatively large build STARTLES DIPLOMATS Irig construction program an in crease in the expedition of railroad transsjirtatlon along with a bettered service to users and a year of sound but uneventful growth in the bank Ing field Foreign Americans during the fiscal year exceeded that of any corresponding period in the his tory of the United States the report said securities private ly taken plusdirect new Investments abrok probably rtlsed the total to for the year Financial re constructipn abroad to be Export Value Jumps value of American exports Maxim Utvinoff Russian diplomat attending the conference at Geneva Switzerland of the league of nations preparatory disarmament coin miss ion proposes complete abolition of marineand nir forces aiid all other of war astonishing delegates from otjier countries Given Firsts at Stock Show Hawkeyes Lead All States in Ohio Moses Is Renamed As President of Senate Pro Tempore WASHINGTON Dec Side stepping all controversial mat ters senate republicans perfected Hieir party organization today for the first session of the seventieth congress and unanimously nominated George Moses of New Hampshire to succeed himself aa president pro tempore Nominations for two other senate offices secretary and sergeant at arms went over until a further Con ference tomorrow i while leaders are considering the proposals of western independents embodied In a program which deals not only with these of fices but with the farm releif question Z Independents Attend Only two of the independents attend ed the Nye of North Da kota and Norris oC Nebraska They have been spokesmen for the group h the meetings with old guard leaders but did not bring before the party con fercnce matters which wer o theseleaders yesterday Whether all ot the Independents will go alongwith the regular organ zation on the vota next Monday lo tisreorganization of the senate Itself depends largely upon what concession he Jeadera make after they had coi sldered the program the Indepenc entB At Coolidge Likens Nations Unity to That of Family i f President Dedicates New Galiiornian rlelps Remus Defense Plea Jh compared with tha war years iVfade was the largest In our Mr Hoover continued The value ot imports was about 5 per cent less ingthe year but here again a Jail occurred after allow which there is a quantitlve in construction undertaken In amounting to some 000 In value constituted a powerful factor business activity Mr Hoover added He paid high tribute to the manage ment of American railroads asserting that the continued advance In the1 ef ficiency of the railways which has been going on since the war crease New has had ii fire jor honors In the spatted Poland China division at theInternational livestock exposition today were awarded to swine exhibited by L S Lister of Pulastsi who won grand championships in bonr divisions He also placed the senior champion boar and the junior champion sow CHICAGO Dec pockets bulgingwith cash from prizes and sales and their regal livestock be decked with ribbons symbolic ot chani plonships and other high honors In Curtifo erger Testifies He Thot De fendant Was Insane Prior to Shooting CINCINNATI Dec crowded courtroom women about equalling men resounded wltli loud guffaws today when a wit ness in George Remus murder trial asserted Franklin L Dodge should bo dead with Imogens Holmes Itemus shot by her hus band In Eden park here Oct 6 It was the high point of a ses sion devoted to cross examination of two defense witnesses John S Bergor Los Angeles and John T Rogers a St Louis Post Dispatch reporter CINCINNATI Dec The prosecution in George Remus Resident Mexicos Addition to Monument WASHINGTON Dee Dedicating New Mexicos stone in Washington monument President Coolidge today declared this tribute vas another evidence of tha unity which binds the 43 states into one nation The union he said 13 like a family In which each member has ita distinc tive characteristics and Individuality but bound together not only by the constitution but by sentiments of mu tual respect and regard Wants No Sectional Wars While each must maintain its own peculiar functions and the president said each must observe the rights of the others to the extent that each has consented to abide by that general charter under which we exist We must guard zealously agalns sectional antagonisms The Integrity of every state must be preserved am her posterity considered but eael community and section must not fai to remember that the welfare oE th nation aa a whole depends upon co no ijiuauuuiiuii in urdcr trial today drove at John operation and mutual helpfulness was coh reached favorably upon the er economic The rapidity of freight transportation in the United States had Increased by 30 or SO per cent In seeking out the causes of tlio ma terial prosperity Mr Hoover described E Dana Durand ot the departments bureau of statistical research laid down the proposition that extraordi nary Increase in the production of Am erican Industry during tho recent year had most to do with a cor responding advance in the standards Exceeds Population Growth Between 1S99 and 1325 tlie output agricultural products Increased about 47 per Dr Durand said that of mining about 248 per cent and that of manufactures about 173 per cent while the volume of railway service increased by 190 per cent Meanwhile population had grown only about 55 netcent so that per capita the animal husbandry world thou sands of North American farmers swapped yarns and experiences for further success at the International Livestock Exposition today Today was the seventh ot the ex position tho largest and most sutJess fu In its 27 years history which will close Saturday Virtually all impor tant honors have been awarded in the livestock divisions as well as the grain and hay show Of all the contestants and owners of blue blooded stock valued at those from Iowa Montana Ohio and the proudest Iowa led the states for allexposition honors win ning C2 I championships and 89 rib ions Ohio was second with 15 cham pionships and 40 blue ribbons Montana Takea Grain Honors Montana farmers showed by far ttiui versatility in tho hay and grain show placing six grand champions and reserve titleholders Canada ex celled In the sheep division winning 51 halt of the ribbons for first place offered Among the agricultural colleges chairman and fldor leader James E Watson 6f Indiana afealn was chosen vice chairman and assist ant leader and Frederick Hale of Maine was selected as conference sec retary in place of James B Wads worth of New York who retired from the senate last March Watson Selected Again Senator Watson agaia was selected as chairman of tho committee on com mittees which Senator Curtis was au thorized to appoint The Independents were given one place on this commit ee Nyo being named as the ninth man The others in the order of their se Berger Los Angeles millionaire in an effort to blur the sharply lined pic turo of an Insane slayer hp de picted yesterday The defense completed its direct ex amination of Berger with two ques tions Have you formed an opinion as to Remuamental condition prior to Oct S last when he Wiled his wife asked Charles with and for Remus I resporyW i L1Was he sane or insane Tried to Bring Peace Berser upon direct examination output rose also by about 53 per Even that It was added failed to measure fully the progress In production sinca larger proportions of the countrys popula tion In recent years have engaged In professional mercantile and service TURN TO PAGE 19 ection ari McNary ot Oregon Moses Smoot ot Utah Reed ot Penn sylvania Edge of New Jersey Gopding of Idaho and Oddie of Nevada American Member of Foreign Legion to Be Freed Today ORAN Algeria Dec nett J Doty Eiloxi will be re leasedat Sid Bel Abbes Algeria this atternoon from serving the remainder of his enlistment with the French for eien legion Doty who as Gllber Clare served part of a sentence In i lilitary prison for desertion from til eglon in Syria will be brot hero to Ight Hewill start for Marseilles to 6rrow Iowa State was in a class by itself TURN TO PAGE 19 AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen J In my judgment Eve wasnt very happy in Eden noway She didnt have no body to talk to about her husbands CHRISTMAS CANDY TO SUIT EVERY TASJE These are busy days in the kitch en and the candy recipe booklet pre pared by the Washington Informa tion Bureau of the GlobeGazette wil help produce some fine results in holiday sweetmeats These tested recipes are not com plicated and do not require special implements Good materials and good recipes make good candy and this booklet offers variety enough to suit both the taste and the pock etbook of one Fudge cara mels chocolates or what you please Uao the coupon Frederic J Hasliin Director The Mason City1 GlobeGazetto Information Bureau Washington D C I SIX CENTS in stamps or coin for a copy of tho booklet CANDY RECIPES Name Street City State Youth Held in Jail for Montana Sheriff on Check Cas NORTHWOOD Dec Slnglestad son of Andrew Singlestac if this city was placed under arres Wednesday night by authority of telegram to ShcrlH A E Weient rom a sheriff in Montana The Montana officer stated that Singlestnd was wanted there tor ut ering checks on banks in which It was alleged he had no funds The ounsr man is In Jail awaiting further ford from the Montana officials Id in derail of his efforts to bring bout a reconciliation between Mrs emus and Remus and the violent utbursts by Remus when the name of ranklln L Dodke was associated 1th that of his wife IDodge former agent of the federal apartment ot justice obtained the vidence upon which Kcmus was con icted and sentenced to the Atlanta federalpenitentiary Berger madonn effort to restore nrmonyto his friends household his estlmdny ran Finally he had to re art to Remus he said that his wife vas hopelessly Infatuated with Dodge An outstanding bit of Bergers testi mony was thatupon that occasion Remus raved violently for 24 cohsec live Taft took each of those 24 consecit ive apart anil tried to force Berger to describe them minute by Denies Violence Threats Had not threats ot personal vio once with such details aa breaking ler arms and legs been made to Mrs Remus thru him demanded Taft Mr shouted Berger halt from the witness box and point rig a forefinger at the young1 proaecu or manufactured Taft asked if threats had not been nafle to treat Dodgei No shouted Berger The placing of New Mexicos me morlal stone In the monument to th first president leaves only one such a tribute are under way by that state to ad the fortyejghth stone Points to Climate Expressing confidence In the futur of New Mexico Mr Coojuise declare that few states surpass it in healtht cllinato and that too little Is known ot the advantages and posalbx that Now Torlf nv aild South CaroJIna combined have the anomaly of a ha said with a background of clvill zatlon oldar than that of any other state having spread before her tlie of a development under modern scientific Industrial agricultural educational architectural and sanitary on Bernstorff Explodes New Bomb in Meet ing at Geneva GENEVA APrThe security committee of the prepara tory disarmament conference which has been in session here for the past few days adjourned toilny at the cnfl of the chair and probably will hold Us next meet ing on Feb 20 GENEVA Dec oday made what Is generally regarded icre as an opening step in a campaign or eventual revision jt the treaty oC Versailles Speaking before the security com mitteeoC the preparatory disarma ment conference at todays aessioH Count Von Bernstorff the German delegate declared that any study o the means promoting International peace thru the strengthening Inter national cecurlty should give Import ance to article 19 of the league coven SOCIETY WOMAN IS OFFERING FOR ONE LEFT EAR CHICAGO Dec personal column ot the Tribune today carried this advertisement Attorney representing nonres ident society woman will pay 500 for one left ear to bo removed and grafted on my client operation will be performed by competent sur geon and will keep matter strictly confidential Applicant must be young not over 25 yearns of age light shinned Applicant will sub mit name photograph to It was understood that the client mentioned la a former Chicago so ciety woman who lost part oC her left ear In an automobile accident in Europe two years ago The wo man hopes to have tho operation performed In Chicago so that her friends In New York where she now lives will have no knowledge ot it This article declares that the league assembly may from time to lime ad vise consideration by members of tho league of treaties which become Snap pltcable and consideration ot Interna tional conditions whose continuance cndantfer tha peace of the world Announcement Brings WKen ctivfetoras fell ttbm lip there was irf immediate stir amon Cell Mate of Harmon Saw Escaped Prisoner Talked With Hands Rockford Man Says Confederates of Roy Harmon con fessed robber ot stores In Mason City and Mankato and who was entenced in Charles City for his part n the atompt in the robbery ot a bank t Rudd aided him In his escape Vcflnesday night This Is the opinion expressed by Lloyd Coyier Rockford held In the ame cell on a robbery charge jvho did not escape and who states that he SHIPPERS GET RATE tSKTHE LOCAL GlobeGazette for 24 hour period ending at a m Frlddy Maximum Minimum a Trace of snow A north wind came howling down out of Alberta and the plains Fertile Thursday night and dropped the mercury If degrees lower than i has descended this season Ensilj tho men In town thta morning wero thoHC engaged In melting ou frozan nnd adding nlcohol ti meet subzero temperaaturcff IOWA SHIVERS IN GOLD WAVE Temperature Falls to Below Zero Point at Charles City The GlobeGazette thennometer early this morning recorded a temperature reading of 3 degrees below zero tho lowestreported in the state today DBS Dec zero weather visited Iowa last night or the first time ot the winter Temperatures of 2 degrees below zero at Charles City were reported by the government weather bureau here while at Sioux City and Dea Molnes the mercury dropped to 6 above Other low temperatures recorded were Du iuque 8 above Omaha 10 Daven port 12 and Keokuk 14 A trace of snow was reported at Sioux City during the night Forecasts for tonight and tomorrow promise slightly warmer tempera tures with cloudy weather and pos sibly local flurries of snow 9 Above at Clinton CLINTON cold wave which over tho mid dto west brot the temperature In Clin ton last night to a minimum of degrees above xero At 8 a m the mercury had only ris en one degree Middle West Is to Have Equal Chance With Eastern Men CHICAGO Bee vision of freight rates calculated to have the effect placing midwest ern Jobbers and manufacturers on a competitive basis eaual to the cast in tiado with North and Caro lina Alabama and Georgia was an nouncedlast nlglit by tho interstate commerce commission The decision enda a 23 year fight by mlddlo western states for parity with eastern states Shippers in tho west heretofore have been unable to corn pete with eastern competitors In that section of the country because ot high er freight rates especially on water routes i Recently the commission opened to mldwestcrn shippers thru reduction tha delegates many of whom turne around and leaned across the tabli to whisper excitedly to their nelgn bora AHIio tlie German delesate made no specific reference to any particular treaty tho delegates immediately de duced that ho was referring to tho treaty of Versailles Having quietly launched his bomb concerning the revision treaties Count Von Bernstorff went on to em phasizo that everything should be done to prevent war and to find to settle peacefully every conceivable international dispute He said he was convinced that the covenant ot the league does not tur iish sufficient security to tho nations and sdould be revamped or strength ened Latin America thru Valdes de Man devllle of Chile took issue with Count Von Bernstorft Chilean Delegate Disagrees The Chilean delegate said that he In agreement that there should be udy ofthe articles of the covenant it as contained In tho original donu icnt handed tho delegates as a basis or examination ot the question of se urity These articles did not Include rticlo Ifl The Chilean speaker urged that n aveful study treaties ot arbitration onnluded in be ellevinp that these treaties ottered nucli that was helpful He remarked hat the peaceful situation ot Latli Vmerlea did not make tlio security roblem a vital one there but assure1 no delegates that LatinAmerica would collaborate earnestly in the se of freight rates the states of Texas Arkansas Louisiana and Oklahoma Th5 new rates to the southeastern sec tlon are effective Jan 15 Tariffs wl be prepared and distributed Immedi atcly v It was stipulate by tho commission however that tha rates aro effective only if shipment is made thru Chlca cro is ffiCEMBEK No town Is small narrow or a hlcfc villHKO to those who behave them Signal which CoyTer admitted to officlMS jail accoiding to Deputy Sherlif B F Atherton that he saw Harmon talking with his hands to two persons in a yard across from the jail a few hours before tho confessed robber made hfa getaway He stated that he saw a large car which he tliot bore a Minnesota license between the jail and the county court house Wednes day afternoon Harmon who was sentenced to 10 years In tho state prison at Fort Mad ison following his plea of guilty to complicity In the attemped Rudd rob bery Wednesday afternoon was to have been taken to Foit Madison Plans were changed and it was decided to take him Thurs day morning but ho had escaped about 12 hours before the journey to prison was to havo been started No trace of the man has been found Floyd county officials state Chicago Officers Have Been Shadowed by Government Men CHICAGO Dec Her ald and Examiner today said that amazing evidence ot collusion twcen Chicago police officials anil politicians and the operators of liq uor and gambling resorts has been ob tained by the United States govern mcnt in a secret investigation during the last month Every police captain said the news paper has been continually shadowecl by federal operatives during the past few weeks Ward and precinct mitteemen and their lessor lieuten havo been under surveillance The newspaper Bald it had been ln dlcated that a number of Indictments already have been prepared but wera being withheld until the governments caso is completed If indictments are to be returned the Herald and ners Infotmation has It they prob ably will charge conspiracy to violate tho Volstead act Claims Protection nought Government men have learned the newspaper said that aaloons and gambling resorts havo operated upon tho payment ot protection money which in aomo precincts went to high ranking police George B O Johnson United States district attorney declined to comment on the reported government InveBtlgfe len except to reiterate tho comment to violation law WILLIS The Herald anfl eaHl tha a mass haa been stacked on Mr J6hnsons desk the evidence for the most part being concerned with collection activities of ward and ireclnct politicians Political AlUnncea CHed Among the things the federal agents ave learned the newspaper said wan hat alliances have been made between ome politicians and gang leaders who ontrol nnd beer distribution the saloon owner makes his urchascs from specified sources ho not permitted operation van tho he inakea his tribute pay lent said tho newspaper The start of tha federal Ion was ascribed to E C TeUowley rohibitlon director The district attorneys offlca Is un erstood to have taken over In estlgation later with ion of tho prohibition department ere and at Washington mrlty negrotiatfona OSSUTH PAVING TOBE LET 21 Miles North of Algona Included in Contract List for Dec 13 AMES Dec state highway commission will let contracts for pav ng miles of primary highways in seven Iowa counties Dec 13 The paving projects are In Mpnona Jtua Plymouth Woodbury Harri son Appanoose and Kossulh counties Contracts will also be awarded for bridge and culvert construction In Au dubon Henry and Union counties and river bank protection In Marlon county The lonscst paving project to be contracted is miles on Primary Xo JG in Kossuth county north ot Algona Others Included Monona county miles of primary No 141 Mtis catinc county miles of II S No 32 Woodbury cotinty miles ot primary No 141 Harrison miles of U S Xo 30 AppnnooHO county miles of primary Xo C anil Plymouth county miles o primary Xo 5 Defendant to Deny He Ever Knew Samuel Bark Who Claimed Confession COURTROOM MAYS BANDING N Dec for Willis Beach today to show that Beach never kiiew Samuel Bark the circus lariat man who testified yester day that Beach had confessed to him at Baltimore that he shot and killed Dr A Wlillam Lllliendahl By agreement oi counsel Beach wa given tho first chance to defend him self altho yesterday when the stati rested It had been expected that coun sel for the other defendant Mrs Mai garot Lllllondahl tho dp fense Beach and the widow are joint charged with the murder of the wo mans aged husband Sept 15 ANOTHER MAN DEAD CHICAGO Dec bomb ng a Bcries of raids 40 arrests an4 ho slasitig of ono man wera recent o developments shown on poilca records today Tho homblng raids an a arrests ther with the accidental shooting to death of a gunsmith at Springfield TUBN TO PAGE IB Thieves Take Cash Register From Store COUTER Doc P H Nora gaard hardware store here was broken Into Wednesday evening Tho rob bers carried the cash register out ot doors and took a small amount of cash No trace ot tho thieves has been found They say the sheriffs nnd the parol board have got Arc th sheriffs to show tho parole boards aow to catch crooka or the parole board to show tho sheriffs how co let them TimcsIto publican rj Will Rogers MEXICO CITY Dec travelingtwo days and one night In Mexico Just as well been cross ing Kansas aa far as excitement wna concerned The world is a sinlll place after all This whole nation last nlRht like America was to see what Ford will charge for his car Tf It IH cheap a fiostn day los tleata do will be declared Yours WILf Cnpynsht 1 POOR PA By Claude Gullan Mas bcginnin to worry becnusc our son Joe wont work She used to Ihink it was enough for him to be
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