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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 1, 1928, Mason City, Iowa                                IOWA WEATHER Fair tonight and Thursday rising temperatures Thursday and in wesi and north portions tonight AND MASON CITY North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited fop the Home VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEB UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 99 The Presidents Question Games Prepared by the National Americanism Commission of The American Legion How Many Can You Answer Thirty million or more persons will vote for presi dent this year Do you know who have been our presidents how they were elected what they did why they are best remembered These ganfes are good fun and good Americanism Young and old will enjoy and profit by them Game Number 1 Name the presidents of the United States in order there have been 29 presidents but 30 are listed because Cleveland served two disconnected terms The answers filled in for you below will give you a good start TELLER ADMITS BANK ROBBERY 1 George 2 John Adams f 7 Andrew Jackson il Lincoln Cleveland Cleveland gq Coolidge Answers to the questions in Game Njanober One will bepublished Thursday otvoUier Questions about our presidents are vrJ3j Driver postage and handling cost It contains the oificiaf portrait of every president with history of his life election anil public services Address The HasHth Information Bureau Wash ington D enclosing 15 cents in stamps KNOW YOUR COUNTRYS HISTORY AND ITS PRESIDENTS POLICE HOLD 2 ON RUM CHARGES Man Indicted at Emmons Is Believed to Be One of Pair Irving Gesleson Emmons and Chester Johnson who said he had no place that be called home were arrested by police Tuesday night and charged with illegal possession of li quor Oesleson who gave the name of Ervin Anderson was arrested at the V res to cafe about oclock a m Wednesday Worth county officers state that the man who operated a liool hall on the Iowa side of the line nt Emmona was Indicted by tli grand jury on a liquor charge some time ago He crossed the line Into Minne sota and It had been Impossible to arrest him since then according to the report Johnson was arrested at 20 Sixth street southwest He had four gallon cans partly filled with alleged alcohol at the time ot his arrest Police are tracing the ownership oC a trunk which Gesleson and Johnson nre alleged to have broken open and hidden under the platform at the Chi cago and Northwestern freight depot The Chevrolet coupe which tho pair had was registered in the name of The romance Is ended when the bride says Why dont you ever bring mo candy In a box any Madison Democrat Rogers ays BEVERLY HIMS Jan Til News of the day Coolidge in a told what the budget sys m had saved and congress Bai nd licked its chops It could see new postoffice in every line Papers said Dempseys eyes arc ad You shake Tunney and a half nillion check in front ot him anil will find he can still put on mugh glasses and gloves to see hoth objects Been reading about the weather in the east We have bad it bad here Two heat prostrations yester day and one bather went out too far Yours In a Panama hat ROGERS Copyright 1028 POPPIES BANK HAIGS COFFIN British Field Marshal to B Buried on Country Estate LONDON Feb poppies ol Flanders today surrounds the body of Field Marshal Harl Haig Tliey were the tribute from the worl to tho general who led the Brills orces to victory over the blood stained fields of France It was Lady Haigs wish that wreaths and floral tributes shoul consist of Flanders poppies Tlie sa of these poppies which0are made b wounded former service men swel the funds of the soldier Body Will Ue In Slate Thus even in death Earl Hat continued his work begun after tl war of aiding the men who fougl under him London had opportunity today t pay tribute to the field marshal a St Columbaa church where unt tomorrow his body will He In sta At this church with which he wa long connected a private requler will lie held for Earl Halga fami and friends Friday morning After tlie private nervlces Grea Britain will pay final honors to t great war leader In Westminster a hey A military funeral will be he tha cortege passing Constitution Hi tlio Hall Horseguards arch an Whitehall all places associated f centuries with the national life Britain Nolecl Persons to Attend Tiio Prince of Wales Marsha Koch and Petain of France and repr sentatives of the nation and the arn will attend the funeral In tlie abbe From the abbey tho field marshal w he take toEdinburgh Scotland Tl body will lie in state at St Giles c thexlral until Monday night Later lie will be buried as lie sired at his estate it Rermcrsyc Ijonght for him by rt grateful counti afler the war Lindy Reaches Islands on Time I FOUR WOMEN ON SECOND MURDER RIAL OF FOX ON CALL TODAY arker Slaying Case Is Delayed to Get Thorns Continuance BULLETIN LOS ANGELES Feb of William Edward Hickraan nnd his 16 year old ac complice Welby Hunt for the kill ing of C Ivy Thorns in a drug store holdup was continued today until Feb 15 LOS ANGELES Feb is twentieth birthday today two Yngclcs courts In each of which he s accused of a separate murder de manded the presence of William Ed vard Hickman Opening of todays session his anity trial to determine his punish ment for the kidnaping and slaying of ittlo Marian Parker was ordered de ayed hat the youth might appear he ore Judge Carlos Hardy for the sched uled beginning of his trial for the mut der oC C Ivy Thorns a druggist killed during an attempted holdup Merely h Formality Hickmans appearance in the Thorns case in which he is jointly accused with Welby Hunt his 15 year old confessed accomplice was de clared to be a mere formality Attor neys previously had agreed to a con tinuance of the case until after the of the sanity trial on tho Marion Parker charges Fifteen defense depositions of mid1 company Indiana loomed large to west witnesses on the peculiarities day in senates investigation u ol HIckman and members Khe extinct Continental Trading com ot his famUy have been read into the Cafta wmch bousht mil bTO oil up ploy era the young slayer to be pres ented Sandwiched between these last de positions Ills attorneys disclosed was that of James Parker Kansas City butcher who testified that the yoiitli who calmly confessed to the murder ot Marion Parker quit his job In the butcher shop after refusing to kill a chicken for a customer K C Butcher Testifies One oc tlie first witnesses in sup port of the youths insanity plea his ttorneys said would he his mother Mrs Eva IIickman of Kansas City Defense counsel said she would take he stand probably late today and tell OC her mental condition just before Ilickman was born 20 years ago to day Deposition testimony of schoolmates of young Hickman at the time bo at tended high school in Kansas City yesterday pictured him as a superior student disappointed in oratorical am bitions and in love Father to Talte Stand A brilliant stupdent physically immature and belonging to the HU perior was the description of Hlcknian in his school days given hy Otto Duback principal of tlie Central high school in Kansas City Hiekmans father William Thomas HIckman of Paso according to de fense plans also will tnko the wit ness stand The attorneys for his son said the elder Hiekman accused in some of 1h6 depositions of chasing around with would tell about the events of his enrly married life Long Flight Is Completed in Ten Hours THEFT WAS TRAMEUP POLICE LEARN Two Women and Two Men Held for Chicago Robbery CHICAGO Fob year old bank teller has told polio that the robbery of the Indus trial State bank Monday was a frameup with three other men antX two women Involved besides himself All but one of them were in custody of police today find about of the loot was recovered OIL PROFITS ARE SHOWN IN DEAL WITH OLD FIRM Witness Tells How Stewart Suggested Buying Prod uct at WASHINGTON Feb activities ot Robert VV Stewart chair man ol the board of the Standard Ol a Jirotlt 25 p Stewart togeth Sinclair and othel i cuj Whnt funnynames our have for Dojuncrnf Population of U S to Be 123 Million in 193 Fch Uncle Sams family is The population of continental United States two years heiiee cstiinatfd t hy Dr Joseph A Hill assistant of iho census TU rcau In it was The GlobeGazette Offers Its Readers New Map of Europe Kussia hns 25 cities populntion How many oC them can you name Soviet Russia has finally been mapped according to postrevolu tion data with new spellings etc Russian cilics are listed with the other 200 leading cities of Kuropc in population tables accompanying the map of Kurope Tills corrected map with old nnd new boundaries nnd other changes Is offered to readers of this news paper thru our Washington Infor mation bureau at a postage and cost of ten Jn full colors Jl by inches on heavy paper UKO the coupon below Frederic J HnsUin Direcior Tlie Mason City GIobcGazetto Information Rurruu Washington C T emlnse Iiereivith Ifl trnts In stamps or roin for a copy of I lie MAI OK KUROPK Name Slrect Cily Slain arry F guaranteed th contract of the Continental in buyin the ojl from tho Humphreys interest of Denver for a barrel and it was testified today that Standard Oil man had placed before his board ot directors tho proposal that the Sin clair Crude company partly owned Toy the Standard should contract for oil from the Canadian concern at Took Stewarts It was disclosed by A L Carlson secretarytreasurer of tlie Sinclair Crude that that company had bought tha contract of the Continental sub sequently paying and saving he said Ho did not know who drew up tho contract Didnt anybody on your board ask low it was the Continental company was able to buy nt and cut out Colonel Stewart Walsh asked Not to my Walsh insisted and finally tlie vrli ness We had implicit confidence In Colonel Stewart and ivero satisfied that was the best deal lie could make When he says heres a good contract we bcllevo lie gives But you had never heard oC the Continental company In lie oil busi ness before Didnt you think Co Stewart had made a poor deal Colonel Good Trader I know somebody xvas getting 2b cents a barrel on the Then didnt you think Colonel Stewart had proved himself a poci business man In that deal I consider Colonel Stewart an ex cellent We all Walsh observed aml laughter In Its eager quest for facts concern Ing the Continental deal tho commit1 tee hardly gave reference to the cele brated case which brot about th present lease of Teapot naval oil reserve o Harry I Central Press telcplioto of the Jury of eight men and four women hearing tlie testimony in tho mur der trial of Willium Edward Hirli man accused of killing Mnrion PnrUer nt Ixia Angeles They are front row left to right Arlo E Rlcliett Kobcrt Bowman Vir ginia Roess Mrs Emily Lin deruin Mrs Elizabeth A Bnllla and Elias Kahn Illicit row left to right Mrs Surah H Roach Harry H Woods Howard Atkin son Howard Skewes J A Haggles Edward Vouables and standing Mrs T 1 Qualmnn alternate Halt of the Jurors are grayhaUed BASEMENT STEPS FROM HILL HOME 6ROT TO JURORS Dickinson Is Attacked for Stand Sinclair by Albert Fall Part ot the Continental profits the govern ment asserts went to Fall but whcr the remainder wns disposed of Is still lo bo determined FARMER SHOOTS SELFJN HEAD Ed Campbell Swaledale Is Recovering From Wound in Hospital Feb Camp bell residing at the home of his sis ter Mrs Frank Hilts two south of here is in Mercy hospital Mason City suffering from a selfinflicted gunshot wound in the head The shooting occtired In he base ment of Ilir home ot his sister late Tuesday nfteinonn unless it was pool heallli rould he of the family The man lo recover by Hie memhers expected Texas Representative Says lowan Has Deserted the WASHINGTON Feb Charges that leaders of the house farm bloc bad assisted in blocking ac tion by the house on the McMaster resolution favoring a lowering of ex cessive tariff rates were made in the farm relief hearings of the agricul ture committee oday by Hepresoula tive Jones democrat Texas The Texan Intimated that these leadois had been disloyal to legislation in the interest of the farmer Ho men tioned Representative Dickinson re publican Iowa HS a reputed leader of tho farm nnd said that he and others had deserted the ship ifter threatening for years to force a downward revision of tha tariff unless adequate farm relief legislation were enacted At tlio time Charles S Wellor chairman ot the agriculture equality committee of he South Dakota legis lature was testifying in favor the AfcNaryHaugen bill with its equaliza tion fee He acknowledged that bouse members representing farm districts had opposed tho McMaster resolution even tho It was aimed to place agri culture on it oasis of tariff with other Industries and said he re gretted their action I think they disappointed a great many of the people in the he added Veb of Circumstance Is Woven Closer Around Young Defendant OTTAWA Feb stains on dusty boards taken from th cellar stairway of the Hill home wev produced as exhibits at tho Harry HI murder trial It was on these step the state claJms that Mrs Eliza A Hill wealthy divorced wife ot Dr I wns standing vhen shot b VT Tlitraleipn lyore uy WISrteli Streator chief of police shortly atter the womans body was found in a shallow elay grave In the basement The chief was recalled today hy A J OConnor special prosecutor to iden tify the boards Iltpcrs Are Identified Rob identified three Streiuor dally newspapers in found 011 tho rear porch of the HIM homo Aug 23 The papers bore dates of Aug i Presidential Salute of 21 Guns Welcomes U S Air Hero ST THOMAS Virgin Islands Feb American Island todny celebrated a public holiday In honor of Col Charles A Lindbergh who flew here from Maracay Venezuela islands and which have figured largely in the history ot ex ploration Swinging along a crescent ot lames Dillon tha teller told polios miles over the coast ot Venezuelaafter several houra questioning that and the lesser Antilles Lindbergh the man who kidnaped him and forced ade his way with clockllke precision him to open tho vault was Albert Ho passed over dozens ot Islands Rothbart 19 a friend The others ha vge and small which became Iril named were Alice Vanaderlord and cribed on the maps ot the world Lea Howard who ho said were tha 1th the voyages of Columbus and brains1 of the band Joseph Kennel ompleted the flight in 10 houra and hi and Joseph Vasselll a chauffeur 3 mlmitea Vasselll still was sought by polce Keeps High Altitude Dillon first told a story of being Lindbergh flew high He encounkidnaped while returning from churofi ered slight headwinds and a little Sunday He said he was held captivd Tin He said the air was slightly I overnight and In the morning ough bvit not enough to hamper hist to open the vault for the robbers rogress I Perslstsnt Ciuestlonlng hy police The chain ot the West Infliea over ally brot a confession Dillon aald hi vblch he flew appeared to be very I met the two women thru a eautitul he eaid Ho saw no obstacle driver They Introduced him to o aviation along the trail he blazed I bart and planned tho robbery he said A presidential salute of 21 guns an1 Dillon told officers ha was to nounced Lindberghs arrival atter the gangFeb 6 and share In tiring of two cannons and the ringingl profits Ho said he was to get IB net ot church bells had heralded his aplcent the two girls another 25 pel cent Bothbart a like amount and Zlrest was to go to Rennelll roach Lindbergh will hop Oft about oclock Thursday afternoon for San Juan Porto Rico 75 mUss away San Juan will him a of honor ot city of San The city is already decorated with flags In his honor From San Juan he will go to Santo Domingo and then to Haiti A mahogany paper weight loaded with metal from tlie anchor ringol Columbus flagship tlie Santa Maria Des Moines Hat Maker Leaves to Set Up Matrimonial Bureau DES MOINES Feb A bequest of to the first slate that establishes a matrimonial bureau placed on a permanent basis with aid was ihnde in the will of the late Reuben Marks loenl bat manu turer which was filed yesterday llo deplored the fact that slates are spcmi ing money on animal husbandry in preference to encouraging marriage ami and werewrapped just as the ill be presented to Lindbergh at Haiti by tho Union Sportive des So cietes Haitienne Columbus Ship Wrecked The Maria was wrecked In Haitian waters shortly after the coverv of Haiti by Columbus on Dec The anchor was salvaged and was sent to the Chicago Worlds fair in the Philadelphia sesquicentennlal in 3026 and Ihe Antillenn exposition at Santiago Santo Domingo in 1927 Tiio anchor was in tlie pai at an Prince when it wai blown up In 1012 Tt is now in headquarters of the Gendarmerie DMlaitl newsboy had delivered them tlie chief testified Tlie slale contends Mrs Hill Was killed Aug 1 or The oourtronm todny took on the appen ranee of a secondhand or Junk shoi A worn round piece of linoleum the pattern completely obliterated was unrolled on tho floor before the Tile steps were spread on a table before them and on top of Hint stood a liriclc VL fruit jar full oC ilirt and newspapers Odd bundles wrapped in newspapers suit cases full of exhibits and an old lamp worn scattered about tlie feet of tlio jurors Stales Case Xrar Kiui Charks Tliiel special for tlieprosecutors office identified the brick one lie hnd tnken from the edge of the Tho fruit jar full of dirt or clay lie snid lie also lind removed from Ihe basement Slates Attorney linsse O Jinnson in Head gnrtViKr at tho Hill iioino Harry tn SofltUo nrlmviUnd instruct Jnpr Biisrh ns to tlio or t ho ovor tho pin re liis mother lincl been buried TWO KILLED IN ROBBERY EFFORT AIR MAIL LINE TURNED DOWN Proposal to Extend Service to Mason City Refused by Department OUR WEATHER MAN postoTfiro Toprirl niiMir down n vpciuent a Rapids tljjt uir itKiil Thr has t unioct flowntEon from o and Mns oxtctidrcl tc GlobeOaxette weather figures hour period ending at oclock morning Highest Tuesday above Ixwpst In below At n Trace of snow The wind wns in the west nnd thri sun was nt work again Wednesday When hose slrrnt airplanes IK morning The range of 31 degrees iniconin more plentiful people will linv he tenipemlure Tuesday nnd Tncslo he more rarrTnl about IonvIng Ihei day night will rank willi the greatest fly paper Mninrs Trih rilios on tim crnmiI of insuf ficient business in those cities City li Mayor K S Kelliy I tlie conference ttilh Hie iioslnfficR department lit left Kriduy night ucromiiriniril In PoKtninster Tiny of Ion find PoslmnsteiF 1C Kulin o Cedar Rapids The expedition lo Washington fol lowed a numlier of conferences brlc by niiplnno pnllmsiastfl or the tbrri cities The air mriii route aw pro would cnnnfrtoil Minnerip olis City WntrrUm nnd Cedrn Rapids with thetriinscrmlinonta roitle and Ihe ChicagoDallas line extremes recorded kills winter When He Disregards Bandit Order NEW YORK Feb A pa trolman who doing extra duty In lilaIn clothes nnd a watchman at a Fur factory were in attempted holdups Sri Uronkiyn last night William Kelley patrolman was ihot in tho back hy one of Ihrce hold ip men when in disregard ol n pistol hold against his bead b switched off Ihe light In tho drugstore he was guarding so Hie proprietor niisht es ipo to KIVO tin alarm Herman Bormish watchman who wns to have been married next month wns killed at the factory ot Herman and brothers when lie nt temptod to bar the donr against five rollors who ivore jutemplngtn steal trnrU lonil of furs Tho fur rohlors pscaped with the truck nhnncloriPiI it when tho pursuit hot Minneapolis Home Is Destroyed 2 Other Persons Injured MINNEAPOLIS Feb and a woman were burned to ilenth anil two other persons were LHirned when fire destroyed the home of P T Norrlo here early today Tho dead nre Frank Barnes 45 Anoka Xorrios brotherinlaw and Miss Gena Ilolman 21 a maid Barnes body was round a few feet from the door way hut Miss Hot man was suffocated in her bod on the third floor Mrs Xorrie was severely burned oa tile faco and body nnd H F Griffith 33 Philadelphia was burned on tho nose and mouth from Inhaling smoke Both saved their livos by jumpfngf from tho second story window Mrs Norrles condition is serious The house a lUroom etructure valued at and furnishings nt ivas destroyed Tlio origin ot tlio fire was not determined Two Candidates Out for Seats Held by Carter and Truax 1RS S1OINKS Feb H Wyriok Tessup Buchanan county and William Ixiverlon ot Steamboat Rode Ifnrdin county have requested nomination papers from tlio secretary of state Indicating that they will iTindiclatos for state representative ih seals sought mo those holt by representatives J H Truajc and V Carter respectively Frank Tiissctll of Dexter county requested nomination in Ihe rnro in tho seventh district composed of Dallas rind Andulinn counties Plans Being Made to Reconstruct Buildings Burned at Forest City FOnrcST riTV Feb are already under way for Ihn rccunstriH i of i lie business lluck whkh burned here last Thursday and It is expected I hat it will hn put in stinpi for occupancy y early Tho ocrnpiinl hy tho posl office was damaged the least ami will prohnbly be covered by a roof within a month The building occupier ly tlie city lire depaitmen find The Ilutchin soii Crcain factory will he recon structed ns will iIsrj the n newspripor Al Tho the temporary serving these arf inlhPr incon venient I hoy are nil cloinc business ns usual nnd will suffer only AUNT HEX By Robert nnillcn lliiV iihoiil 1nnrlfiii jusl liloi nil of III Illll I jllsl Iill unions nn iliilnl du no   

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