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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 17, 1928, Mason City, Iowa                                IOWA WEATHER Mostly fair tonight arid Wednesday not much change in temperature AND MASON CITY t f DAILY TIMES ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE KEPOR1 NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER v Final Edition Edited for the Homo UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL gg CHICAGO POLICE mmima H OF ESTHERViLL Doris Kirk Arrested m Connection With Death of Gem Thief CHICAGO Jan i son of fingerprints on tape used in the slaying of Betty Chambers last Thurs day with those of Mrs Doris Hemp hill KJrlc friend oC the slain woman today opened a new avenuo of in quiry into tho death of the young woman Thefingerprints of Mrs Kirk for merly of Estherville who was arrested ns a suspect were identical with those found on articles in the dead girls room She explained that she had bound a cut on Bettys finger Withtape several days ago James Kirk husband of the Iowa girl and Al Bregar who told of liv ing with Betty some time ago also were held for further questioning The slain woman was said to be a leader of a gang of gem thieves She lived here under tho name of Mrs Gordon Chambers Police are seeking 1 the man who posed as hor husband Mrs Kirk told police she was a shoplifter and declared that It was thru her acquaintance with Mrs Chambers she learned to steal She told of studying music1 in Estherville Church music didnt t vt mo any shesaid Out the world awhile she was employed as mani curlst and actress she said Coblidge Leaves Suspect Held for Starting Five Fires in Washington Outside Help Is Necessary to Combat Series of Blazes WASHINGTON Jan on tlio theory that flvo fires in different sections of Wash ington during the night and early hours were of incendiary origin the policD today took mto custody a psychopathic patient from Wai tor Reed hospital and held him as a suspect WASHINGTON Jail 17 TO hlilPIfPrmrt of them in the business section y marked the trails of suspected yromaniacs who kept firemen on the fun all night nnd gave the city its biggest scare In years y The unprecedented series of fires and tinned until c oclock this morn five major conflagrations be SmMei antl one oe five and the other o thS alarms found the capitals fire fight ing force unable to cope with the situ ation and cals tor assistance were to nearby Virginia ar Ten companies responded also from Baltimore making the 40 mile run in hS Iat the Scoro of Firemen Overcome far as officials knew this morn ing there wereno casualties durin mjrht altho a score of firemen were overcome by smoke First esti mates or damage ran into hundreds of thousands of dollars was in tne rur story city V second COLON Panama Jan y Diedonne Costes and Joseph pFrench flyers hopped at a today from France field Canal zone for Caracas Venezuela As they will follow the coast virtually the whol way a flight of approximately was ahead of them The flyers expect to arrive at Cara cus at dusk as they will lose one hou the sun enroute From Caracas they will go to Bar ranciullla Colombia and then to Bo gota Colombia returning from ther to Panama Smith Likely to Be Seat Reed Group Gives Report WASHINGTON Jan The senate set out today to write finis to the case of SenatorElect Smith Illinois who after being denied tho oath of office re fused to submit himself to the jurisdic tion of the slush fund committee or to avail himself of the opportunity to 1 be hoard on the senate floor From the Heed committee it re ceived a report recommending that Smiths seat be declared vacant be cause during his primary campaign he accepted more than from officials of a public utilities corpora tion of Illinois which was under the jurisdiction of the Illinois commerce commission of which Smith then was chairman Consideration of the resolution was almost immediately with senate leaders hopeful that a final vote could he had before the end of the day Its s adoption was regarded as aforegone conclusion WANTED AT JOICE A reliable and wideawake corre spondcnt Is needed at Jolce If inter ested add resstht Managing Editor AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen V I dont ever Jose my temper except when Pa picks up his hat nn goes out while Im quarrelin at store The second saw produce storesburned at Tenth and B streets Tivo of the other three were in the northeast Washington one in a grain store near the capitol the other in the Eckington district where a grain ele vator burned The fifth major fire of a night broke out at C oclock this morning In a lumber yard at Fourteenth and W streets northwest Baltimore Sends Help Police said they had no information indicating that the last blaze was of ncendiary origin as they believed the Jthors to have been Baltimore en gines 10 of which iespomled earlier in the night to emergency calls from local officials were fighting the new blaze They had arrived during the night in time to go Into action on two other big fires Fourteenth and W streets arein the midst of tho northwest residential sec tion The fire tied up traffic and thou sands of workers were forced to walk or take automobiles to their places of business Hurried investigations by Fire Mar shal Seiu nnd Assistant Police Superin tendent William Shelby led them to the belief that one or more fire bugs started the first four major fires Police Aro on Guard They were not certain about halt a dozen others nor could they explain the numerous false alarms that disor ganized tho fire fighting machine nnd kept firemen on a constant procession during the night Two men reported to have fle3 from he scene of one of the fires in an au tomobile were sought today by the police Other policemen were placed on guard at large industrial plants umber yards and other establishments that might lend themselves easily to Icstruction by flames Thompson and Gray Both Appear Before House Group WASHINGTON Jan Phe McNaryHaugen bill took its fa miliar position today as the business lefore the house agriculture commit ee This farm relief measure a fighting ssue In both houses of congress ers in two respects from the one etoed by President Coolidge last ses ion It now would give the president lanket power In naming tho federal arm board and Its relief provisions vould be applicable to all agrlctural products Thompson Argues Farm Aid Before heading into tho big farm elicf subject the committee acted favorably on tho CapperKetcham bill authorizing an appropriation 50GO 000 for farm extension and economic work In addition tho bill would au thorize for the second year that the act is in force Representa tive Ketoham republican Michigan was authorized bill Visits Husbnnil at Excclsinr Springs MARBLE ItOCK Jan Earl Brallier left Saturday afternoon to visit her husband a patient at Excel sior Spiings Mo Mr Brallier a voter an of the World war is 111 with tuber LOCAL GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at oclock a m Tuesday Maximum 33 illnlmum 21 At n 22 The weather man in his prediction or zero weather must have run into ome conditions that hecouldnt fore ee For while the temperature Is ap ireclably lower than it was a week go it cant be said to he cold As a natter of fact for January its still xtremely warm Tho wind was In lie south and the sun was breaking hru a bank of clouds Tuesday fore oon wouldsbe reported favorably by the committee S H presldenet ot the American Farm Bureau federation ap peared as representative of various farm organizations which have been Working for farm legislation Groups Approve Bill Approval of the principle of the Mc NaryHaugen bill had been given by these groups he said in introducing Chester H Gray of tho American farm Bureau federation to testify concerning the general features of the bill which are sanctioned by tho farm ers This bill represents the best thots of congress relative to the surplus ho said We have progressed to a point where tho individual producer no longer comes Into contact with opera tion of the equalization fee principle Let It ha distinctly understoodthat the equalization foo Is not collected trom the individual producer in this Dill which we are Tallies Tariff Proposal WASHINGTON Jan By a vote of 183 to 164 the house to day tabled a senate resolution propos ing a downward revision of the tariff This action taken at tbe instance of Representative Tllson Connecticut republican leader of the house has the effect of virtually killing the measure inasmuch ns a vote to re consider would be necessary to take it from the table Some members of tho western re publican independent group have mane It clear however that some move against the tariff was to be ex pected in the house at this session This is tho latest nlintoBrnphofDorathy Sclmoider s year Mich girl wha was kidnaped and murdered near her homo by Adolph HotellmK who Monday nfeht admitted the murder This picture taken a few flays before tlio girls death Robinson and Shortrfdge Both Come Out for WASHINGTON Jan The HooverforPresIdent boom has drawn tho support of Assistant Secre tary Hoblnson of the navy and Sena tor Shortrldge ot California but Secre tary Mellon mentioned in press ac counts as having swung to tho com merco secretary still is an unknown quantity insofar as tho public Is in formed of tho disposition to be made of bis influence Mr Mellon declared last night that rubllshcd reports that ho would sup port Hoover did not come from him and he added that he had not indi cated his position or told anyone what 10 plans to do at the republican con vention I am not obliged to either confirm or deny anything that a newspaper vntes because he hasnt any material for his the secretary said I am not obliged to take any position There Js luck In Senator Shortrldgo and Mr Ilobln Eon were definite In their announce ments in favor of Hoover the sena tor predicting on the senate floor that the commerce secretary would bo the next president Lowden and McMullen to Be Present at Illinois Convention HOCK ISLAND Jan of dirt farmers in the entire mid west will be centered at Hocli Island this week at tho thlrtynintli annual convention oi the Illinois asri cultural association when it gets un derway for a threeday session com mencing tomorrow and lasting thru Friday Importance of the affair will com mand the attention of politician thruout the nation in view of the associations firm stand on the equal Ization fee plan of farm relief With a membership of the associa tion is known as the strongest farm organization in tho world and that those members have been advised to vote for men who have made them selves known as sympathetic and friendly to agriculture has been made known gcnerallj Presence of Frank O Lowden for mer governor of Illinois and possible candidate for the presidency and Gov Adam McMuMen of Nebraska nt the convention has caused interest to In crease daily It Is expected that farmers from lie midwest will be here As an indication of the Interest shown elsewhere than in the stato of Illinois 500 hnvo promised to come rom Iowa and Indiana will have pos sibly half that number HAVANA Jan president made a good speech He didnt say that wo would do any thingfor thrao countries but nn the other hand ho didnt say that wo would do anything against them so It was what you might call a conservative speech He was an hour late arriving and a half hour late to deliver his speech Now here Is a Up for him If be la going to be an ambassador Limlborgh the best ambassador In the world Is never late If he says I will arrive In Siberia at at ho will he there So no man even a president can do better than to follow the ex amplo of Lindbergh Yours WILL ROGERS 1028 The selection of a jury for a alleged slander suit started this morn Ing in the district court before Judge M H Kepler Involves Charges of Slan der Against K physician at Surprise Neb erino Floy of Meservey jTho case is that of Dr F S Agler vs Kath In his petition Dr Agler charged tho Floy woman with the publication of letters and statements which lie alleged injured his reputation and 111 ood name as a physician of Them Excused These statements Dr Agler con tends were written by Katherlne Floy and sent to various parties at Sur rise The selection of the Jury began af tei 30 of 72 petit Jurors called for ap pearance Tuesday morning were ex cused by Judge Kepler Represented by Robinson Tho plaintiff was represented by John Robinson while on the defend ants side of the table sat I A Hoe J E Williams and A IT Meanwhile Judge Joseph J Clark was hearing arguments for a flemurrci to objections in the H M Gillian will case President Hughes to Take Over Disciplinary Duties at Ames AMES Jan func tions of the Iowa State college govern ing committee heretofore vested in a faculty committee headed by Prof G B MacDonald will henceforth be performed by President n M Hughes president oC the school President Hughes announced to the night that tho fact that a great deal of criticism has been directed nt tbe governing caused him to reach the conclusion that he should assume complete res ponsihility of discipline Prof MacOonald who with Prof W F Coover composed the discipli nary tody was the target of criticism as a result of his in prosecution of liquor nuisance charges filed against sixstudents arrested at the Sigma Chi house several months ago where a small quantity of litiuor bad been found He was charged by Charles Funk Ottumwa with subjecting Funk to continuous surveillance in an effort to obtain a confession that Funk stole quantity of alcohol fom tbe college hemistry building Funk one of the six arrested was of the charge recently when Smith another student assistant ulmitted pilfering it A nuisance in dictment returned by the county rraml jury still rests against Arthur of Sioux Falls S who admitted ownership of tho liquid con Iscated Kocstor nnd Snm Boeke Tubbard president of tlie fraternity vcre suspended from school Charges igalnst Funk ami the others were dis missed Alleged Accomplice in AI burnett Robbery to Have One Witness CEDAR RAPIDS Jan Tho trial In district court hero of John W Duffy of Chicago charged with robbery of the Alburnett State bank on Nov 30 oC went into its second day today M M Strait president and A J Schuelor cashier of the bank told the jury Duffy was one of two men who robbed them Previously thcshad identified Roscoe Shomler of Cedar as the second man Iio was convicted a week today and Hughes Left by President to Officiate Delegates at Conference Compliment Address of American BULLETIN KEY WEST Jan AlJ President Coolidgo landed on American soil again today from his Havana crossing on tho cruiser Memphis The ship duelled at p m HAVANA Jan 17 Cuba said bon voyage to President Coollclge today and sent him bade to his coun try with the memory of the greatest acclaim ever paid In Havana to thi visitinghead ot a foreign nation He ateamed out into tho ocean on the cruiser Memphis bound lor Kej West having left a message good will and International amity the first ever delivered in person by an Amcr lean executive on LatinAmerican shores Tho first glint ot day crept ovei historic Morro castle overlooking Hit Havana harbor as Mr and Mrs Coo lidgo said adieu to their hosts In thi Cuban National palace and startei their homeward journey Only One Formal Stop The Memphis leCt promptly for j West where the president will board a special train waiting his arrlva there for tho return trip to Washing ton One formal stop at Jacksonville has heen scheduled for Wednesdaj morning Behind the president left Charle Evans Hughes and the rest of the delegation to the PanAmer droned an friendly gesture from those who liearc the speech toward the American execu tive who had traveled far to deliver it Mr Hughes and his colleagues wll represent the Washington government in the conference which is expected tc Iitst about six weeks Accompanying the president home were Secretary and Mrs Kelloggand Secretary and Wilbur The pres idential party waa duo in Key Wresl In tho middle of tho afternoon Mr Coolidgo intended to bo back at hi desk Thursday morning Cuban Guns Fire Salute As Flint Elder Admits Stab bing Dorothy Schneider BULLETIN IONIA Jim AlV Urging qulclc action by the stato to forestall any further attempt at mob violence Governor Fred Green today called representa tives of tho attorney generals of fice into conference to iotennlno tio stafos procedure in meting out punishment to Ailolnh Hotel ling confessed slayer of 5 year old Dorothy Schneider Governor Green expressed hope that Ilotellingcould bo arraigned without being returned to Gcno see county scene of tho crime mill tnken to prison without delny The prisoner snatched nst night almost within the Krasp of nn infuriated mob of moro than persons at Flint spent Hie night in a quarantine ward of the Michigan reformatory here FLINT Jan Adolph HotcllltiR a 47 year old church deacon of Owosso has confes sed kidnaping slaying and dissecting he body of little Dorothy Schneider but why he did It Is by his confession as incomprehensible to him as to the authorities Officers however had little time to Bonder over motives last night he cause Hotelllngs arrest was followed jy such an outburst public Indigna tion that all theIngenultj police was needed to save HotelHng Mo was fired from tho Cuban Patria and Cuba placo for hlni a fornimg almost s soon ns word of tho arrest spread Taken From Flint Jai Hotelllng was taken secretly from he jail driven by motor car under eavy guard to the state capital Lnn ing ami finally shortly after mid ight today locked in a cell at the reformatory at Ionia No sooner had tho calvacadeof state ollco and sheriffs officers cleared the city limits with their prisoner ist night than a mob of per ns charged down upon the jail seek ng to wrest HoteJIing from the au thorities Tho assault on the jail was met hy Vs the presidents ship passed Tho assault on the jail was met by rro castle point a saluate of 21 guns tolvr bombs hurled into the mob cruisers now awaits sentence The defense has Indicated It may call but one witness Hubert Bell House Passes Bill Creating Sixth U S Judge in South Iowa WASHINGTON 17 Tho house has passed ihe hill for an addi tional federal district judge for south ern lown Tho bill was called up by Heprescn tativo Green and passed In the form il passed tho senate It will now KC to tho president for signature appointment of Judge Dewey of Washinston is ex pected w xjurimr in1 newspaper correspondent who has stay hero bo endeared himself in u gnen a different description of the hearts of many Cubans and both him worn by the robbers than was self and his speech received acclnmT by tho bankers tlon jn mornings newspaper Cooltdge Toured Havana Yesterday the president spent the entire afternoon in company with President Machado seeing Havana md Its environs as well as the subur ban farming ditsricts Within a comparatively few 10 was whisked from place to place y automobile and saw much Indus trial and farming lite The morningnewspapers comment ng favorably on tiie presidents TUKN TO PAGE 33 Atlantic Flyer Forced to Ride Mule to Reach Volcano PANAMA CITY Jan Tho Spirit of St Louis was ready tu rlay to carry Col Charles A Llnd ergh to new adventures but the Eagle was some 200 miles from herj A telegram to Lc Estrclla de Pana ma said that Lindbergh would re tun to Franco field in the Canal zone Thursday The date of his ionstop flight to Caracas Venezuela s still undetermined The telegram from David capital of tho province of said it was expected there that Lindbers would travel by mule back from Salva lor Turaclos ranch at Potrerlllos on he slopes of the extinct Baru o Hourmnlte There he would be the guest of Pop Wright an American into operator before he started limb to tbe lop of the volcano IJml jcrgh Is expected to return to the ranch omorrow and leave David for France teld Thursday tho messngr said Senate Group Orders Tax Cut Bill Delayed WASHINGTON Jan The senate finance committee voted oday to sidetrack the tax reduction bill until after March 15 Hrisiow Students Present Flav BRISTOW Jan was presented by the junior class of tho local high school to a largo audience hero last evening Altho the president arrived In Cuba aboard tho Texas his return trip was made aboard tho cruiser Memphis nc reason being given out for this change in plan b As tho president departed he took with him the praise of the people and tho Cuban The GlobeGazette Offers Budget Book For Thrift Week This is national thrift week a good time for every person to study their Income and expenses and to plan sensible spending and systematic saving Our Washington information bu reau has prepared n practical booh Jot on making A budget and keep Ing track of your money regulat ing your expenses and getting ahead in the world It will bo of real value to every man or woman regardless of how much or little you have been making or saving Money facts that will mean money to you Six cents in stumps will bring your copy Uso tlio coupon Frederic J Hnshin Director The Mason City JIohcGazctto Information Washington C I enclose herewith SIX CENTS in stamps or roin fur a ropy of tho booklet HOW TO GKT AHEAD Street Stato by guards Brickbats and a few gun shots were the mobs answer The in creasing strength ot the attackers led to the calling out of tho national guard which succeeded in streets early this morning Hotelllug father of five children and an actlvo worker In the Owosso Church of Christ Is a carpenter It was n fellow workmans tip that led to thearrest Had Repainted His Car Hutelling had aroused suspicion by constant discussion of tho Kchnefder case and at one time said police were told that he could lay his hands on the childs slayer When officers went to hln homo ITotcllIns at first denied tho charges Ho broko down and confessed the of ficers asserted after being Identified y 1 farmer who had helped him extri cate an automobile from a mudhole near tho place where Dorothy Schneiders body was found Tito automobile used for the kid naping was found at tho Hotolling place freshly repainted Cant Explain Ills Act Text of the confession wasnot public but was to ho turned over to day to Prosecuting Attorney Will TURN TO PAGE 15 Chamberlin Gives Reason for Disappearance of Many Planes NEW YORK Jan crusted whirl a third attempt by Clarence Chamber lin to establish a flight duration rec ord are regarded by him as an ex planation for the disappearance of many airplanes in transAtlantic fliqht aternpts Clinmbcrlin forrirt nut of tho air three and onuhalf hours after he and a companion Roger Q Wiliams started mother ateiupt nt the dura lion record yesterday brot his plane to the ground burdened with 700 poundH of ice formed in 20 minutes Plans for another attempt at tho duration record will depend upon ar ranKompiUn Iio can makn with re gard tn a two months lecturn tour on which Chamhorlln Is scheduled to start tomorrow Williams is willing to makn annihor attemp and Timeoo Hambcrlla Is   

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