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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 7, 1928, Mason City, Iowa                                IOWA WEATHER Cloudy tonight with rain or BBOTT in east colder In southeast portion Wednesday fain AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES iVOL XXXV FIVE CBNT3 PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the Home i SON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEB 7 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 104 I MURL BURZETTE SHOT IN FILLING STATION COOLIDGEWILL WELCOME TWO FRENCHJLYERS Gostes and LeBriz Are Nearing End of Long Flight BULLETIN MONTGOMERY Feb 7 that was reported to be general over theair route from Montgomery to Washington 1 caused Dieudonne Costes and Jo iseph LeBrtt French flyers to Jppstpone their takeoff today In Ydications were that Hiey would not fleave until tomorrow Feb waited today for its opportun to pay to two French aviators a measure of the hon or accorded Colonel Lindbergh when he new the Atlantic to Paris Dieudonne Cosies and Joseph LeBrix will arrive here late in the day from Montgomery to receive as much attenion as their program will per mit Tlreir welcome to Washington will first be extended in the altwhen a squadron of army airplanes will meet COSTES them some r dis 9south of here and escort them Boiling field reception committee will meet ij there including officials of the 1 nment kill takfei Alienist Says Fox Is Witness Against Himself London Cheers as King Rides By to Parliament the embassy ador Claudel host at dln tonisht and a reception present the fly Jo official Wash bn isident Cool will extend his Igratulations to m tomorrow morning nnd after It Costes and LeBrix will follow a ujjjgram of luncheons dinners and I arranged for them by sev ijJU hosts i A ball at the French embassy has arranged for Thursday night St no other entertainment has been fopared beyond that date jJlJuring their stay the aviators fyne will be housed In a hangar at with a crew of median detailed to look after It Would Wed American NEW ORLEANS Feb Lieut Joseph Lebrix described as e mosT trypicaily Frencli in temper of the two goodwill Frencli has decided will marry in American girl For three he declared irst they are very pretty and L o pretty girls Second theygive me of candy I like sweets nnd thliU do not speak English well and if 1 lid an American should speak Thera Is only one fault I have tc he explained They have too uch Je moi Ijjnent I h I A pice Womens Chorus Will Present Program IrOICE Feb Womens lorus consistingof 20 members un kr the direction of Miss Adeline Hal are to give a concert sometime Hng February The program will jslst of some sacred numbers ill Rogers SBEVERLY HILLS Feb s It want to do ail I can to further Ilatlon A good Jewish friend of Kino Just wrote me from Newark he made the trip east by plane jm here had a wonderful trip t all the box lunches that are ijnded you on the way by the com ciy have nothing but barn sand whes Now this la a thing that 1 fsl see is remedial so our slogan be foods for rr Youra 5 WILL ROGERS Copyright British Monarch in Coach of Gold Takes Part in Ancient Pageant LONDON Feb finest spectacle of royal pomp and an cient pageantry tho royal opening of parliament was enacted at noon to day It laqked just a little its usual brilliance however because for the first time In his reign King George was not accompanied by Queen Mary The queen was ill with a cold at Buckingham palace and the king rode alone in state in the coach of glass and gold to Westminster At Westminster he read his speech from the throne in which he said the British government was sympatheti cally studying the new draft of the treaty of arbitration with the United States to replace the treaty ot 1908 The king touched on ths improved situation in China The royal forecast of new legis tion contained little beyond proposals for amending parliamentary and local government franchises and considera tion of measures to relieve the bur den of local taxation Still Londons Best Show The state procession from Bucking ham palace to Westminster and back again together with vivid theatrical scenes within the vaulted chamber of the house of lords where the king read his speech from the throne con tinued to be Londons best show The lord mayors parade when that au gust first citizen of London town rides thru his mile square domain is not a patch on the stately progress the king to parliament It was a great day for English country i folk and American tourists They were up betimes lining the paths hear Buckinghampalace where from anearly hour hustle ana of shining bayonets like mirrors In the sun Orders were shouted trumpets sounded At 11 oclock there was a stir in the great archway of the palace Thru the openingrumbled a golden coach with golden postillions and golden footmen and six white horses to jjull it along Inside tills fairy story creation of shining glass and gold was his majes ty King George In uniform respend ant in ermine and jewels Streets Lined With Troops The bands played the cavalry pranced a few dignified cheers came Crom the crowds and a fluttering of handkerchiefs and the procession was off to Westminster Every foot of the way was lined by troops with the crowds pressing from behind The street itself was as clean as a parlor carpet yellow like the gold ot the royal coach but tho yellowness was only freshly spread sand The whole purpose of kings ap pearance at Westminster is to read TURN TO PAGE 7 HOOVER TO MAKE KNOWN HIS STAND SOON Commerce Secretary May Enter Fight for Ohio Votes WASHINGTON Feb Definite developments in theHoovet candidacy for the republican presiden tial nomination arev looked for in the next few days Thus far the commerce secretarys standard has been borne groups of friends but pressure Is Increasing dally to have Mr Hoover transfer It to his own hands These friends who are rapidly achieving unity are being importuned to have him remove his candidacy from Its present apparently involun tary stage to a voluntary one but how much of that pressure is being passed cm to the cabinet member if not evident In the face of it all Mr Hoover adheres to his refusal to discuss pol itics but within a week or so he IE expected to decide one way or another The approaching close of the period for fijjng candidacies in the Ohio prl the opportunity foi him to step out in the into a tie for Ohios 61 cohveri tion promising a sharp contest wmiB comes Into the primary has come to a clearer plane with the draft Ing of a petition by a group pf Colum bus residents asking permission to make a campaign for the secretary The candidates personal assent must be given before his name may be filed in Ohio and Hoover supporters here are waiting for their champion to say the word Is talk about his name being entered in half a dozen or more ap proaching primaries but there is noth ing to indicate that it Is more than i Just Nevertheless Hoover men Threats Fail to Halt Plan for Wedding Negro and White Girl Are to Marry Despite Fiery Cross BULLETIN ROCKVILLE Feb on by threats nnd protests against the union Dent rice Fuller 19 a ivhlte Rtrl Clarence Kellem a Mulatto were nmrried oclock tills morning by a justice of the peace ROCKVILLE Feb by the sight of a flaming cross on a high hill near his home Clarence Kellen negro Is preparing for hla wedding tonight with Beatrice Fuller 19 white girl Warnings have been received by mall and telephone also The Rev George S Brookes pastor of Union Congregational church has agreed to perform the ceremony and there will be no Interference on the part of the civic authorities After receiving the warnings last night Kellem and Miss Fuller visited the Rev Mr Brookes and asked him If he would marry them immediately This he refused to do and they left RockvlUe in a taxi but returned later to spike rumors that they hnd gone to Manchester or Hartford to be married Miss Fuller claims to be a direct descendant ot a Union general nnd traces her lineage back to the colon ists who landed from the Mayflower Kellem an employe of a Dyemanu facturing plant lives with his step mother who Is wiilte His own mother he says was also while are going over the ground and keeping abreast of all state developments con fident that the secretary will make a pronouncement soon New support has come to the candi dacy of Frank O Lowden from some republican members of the house from Illinois of which Lowden once was governor These members including all tho partys representatives except those of the Chicago districts de cided at a conference yesterday that Londen is the best equipped and most available candidate and pledged themselves In elec tion of convention delegates favorable to him In their districts Representative Williams spokes man for the conference declared Low TURN TO PAGE 7 The GlobeGazette Offers to Its Readers a Booklet on Art In New York City children in the younger classes ars taken to the Metropolitan Museum Knowledge oC the beautiful is considered a basic part of educa tion And art can begin at home with the simple and Inexpensive things A booklet about Art beautifully illustrated and designed to arouse a new and fresh Interest in every thing artistic is ready for the child in school or for the grownup be ginning to want to know about pictures or designs or furnishings or Prepared by the American Fed eration of Get your copy now Enclose four cents in stamps for return postage and handling Frederic J Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Wnshingfoii D C I enclose herewith FOUR cents in stamps for a copy of tho ART BOOKLET Street Clly State HILL WITNESS til A former sweetheart of Harry Hill Ruth Sawyer above en trial for lulling liis mother testified in his defense Tuesday During VB cess she went over and held the youthful defendantp i CONTEMPT CASE DECISICN NOW UP TOJAILEY Justice Hears Arguments for Two Hours on Habeas Corpus Question WASHINGTON Feb question whether Robert W Stewart a key witness in the senate Teapot Dome inquiry must appear at the bar of the senate to answer contempt charges was taken under advisement today by Judge Jennings Bailey in district supreme court After hearing argument for more than two hours on the writ habeas corpus obtained by the Chicago oil man last Saturday alter his arrest by tlie senate Justice Bailey gave coun sel leave to file briefs Jesse Adkins attorney for the chair man of the board of the standard O11 company of Indiana said he would ile his brief next Monday and former Attorney General George W Wicker sham was given until the following Friday to submit a reply The decision thus will not he made or at least two weeks and meantime Stewart remains at liberty on bond of Before Bar of Justice WASHINGTON Feb ert W Stewart another of the wealthy oil operators who have the Ire of the senate went be Core the bar of justice today in the District of Columbia supreme court where half a dozen cases already arc pending ns on outgrowth of tho leas Ing of Teapot Dome and other naval oil lands by Albert B Fall Disputing the authority of the sen ate to mete out summary punishment for him because he refused to answer questions of Us oil committee Stew arts counsel arrayed itself against the reinforced group of government attor neys headed by George W Wicker sham who demanded tho oil mans return to the custory of the legisla tive branch of the government Sinclair in TnnRle Too While argument went forward In the Stewart case which for the time being has focused major Interest in the oil tangle Harry F Sinclnir anil his associates In a nearby section ol tho courthouse continued their long fight to purge themselves ot the con tempt charges which followed the Fall Sinclair mistrial At the cnpitol the third of the current oil the senate oil committees proceeded but without tho development of new Information as to what went with the Liberty bonds of the Conti nental Trading comjany of Canada It is charged that Albert B Fall re ceived of these from Sinclair but Georse S Tabor former preslilcnt of the Sinclair Crude company to inys witness naid he knew nothing about transaction House Comi 2 BiLon Supply Bill Treasury and Postoffice De partments Receive Years Allotments WASHINGTON Feb The biggest supply bill o fthe present ses sion that providing for tho treasury and postoffics depart ments for the next fiscal year was reported to the house today by its ap propriations committee The treasury received the largest allotment 1 which is a decrease of below current funds and under budget esti mates The appropriation for the post office department was an increase oC over present funds but a decrease of under budget estimates Treasury Gets Increase Ths decrease ot approximately in the treasury appropriation was accounted for in reduction of in terest on the public debt which the committee said had been scaled down by during the current year A reduction inter est had been effected In ot the second liberty loan For the prohibition bureau a total of was provided a decrease of from present funds The coastguard was given Tho committee pointed out that the recent civil service examinations for t 5 prohibition service had created an embarrassing situation because less than onethird of the agents had passed the tests For the narcotic division of the bureau a small Increase was recom mended but the committee stressed that the service needed legislative au thority to permit funds to make purchases of drugs to be used as evidence Postal lixpense Money Boosted In city Servfoe of of shipment of rndtlito foreign countries accounted for the major share of the Increase in the postoffice funds Hue to the tendency of population of the cities to spread out over larger areas the city delivery re ceived an increase of over current funds while the foreign mail allotment waa enlarged by because of extension of seaplane serv ice to the AVest Indies and Cuba and increased parcel post shipments The appropriation for contract air mall service which now constitutes 25 lines flyinga total miles daily was increased over tho current allotment ot HAVANA NEXT STOPFOR LINDY Flyer Idlls in Clouds to Kill Time Until Hour of Arrival PORTAUPRINCE Haiti Feb boundless enthusiasm Haiti continued en fete today for the Great Silver which dropped on a peaceful mission from the pale blue tropical skieg at the ap pointed hour Col Charles A Lind bergh who idled In the clouds so as not to arrive from Santo Domingo ahead ot time will leavo for Havana tomorrow continuing his good will cruise President Borno hailed him as a Ills transAtlantic hailed the boyish radiant messenger of the greatest things In the world namely sure sci ence dauntless courage and unflinch ing Disappeared for 3D Minutes The peasants acclaimed Lindbergh as Gros In soft Creole voices they cried Vive Bon Ninety per cent of them Illiterate they could not comprehend flight but they American who passed among them smiling and extended to him their natural hospitality A half an hour before the time scheduled for its arrival the peasants saw tho Spirit of St Louis to them TheGreat Silver appear It was feet above the three thous and foot barrier of the mountains Realizing that he wns ahead of time Lindbergh disappeared Worried About Arrival It neared 2 oclock the hour that Lindbergh hart set 10 days before for his arrival Suddenly tho plane dart ed out of the clouds and sped like a silver innce straight for the Bowcn field It was exactly 2 oclock when tie landed The first riuostion Col Lindbergh asked Brig Gen John Henry Russell United Stiftes high commissioner wns general did I get In on time When assured that he dM with his boyish smile the flyer sold fine I tried SWEETHEART OF HILL ON STAND TO HELPYOUTH Miss Alice Sawyer Goes to Sympathize With Boy in Court OTTAWA Feb Alice Sawyer former fiancee of Harry Hill took the witness stand today in behalf of the young man accused by the state of murdering hismother and burying her body in the basement of their home in Streator a black fox trimmed coat brightened by a red polnsetta Miss Sawyer came tlmldiy Into the crowded courtroom As she climbed up to the chair she glanced toward Harry ami the battery of defense attorneys She seemed to be on tho verge of tears Do you know the defendant Harry Chief Defense Attorney Arhur Shay Looks Harry in Eye Miss Sawyer looked tho young man straight In the eye and answered very quietly Harry during the witness account oC their activitiesn August tho month whenMrs Eliza A Hill was killed leaned forward and made marks seriously on a tablet He ap peared to be writing but he was actu ally only smearing up the paper be from the witness chain at ithe Atiss Sawyer hurried over to Harry and stood holdinghis hand for a few moments They did not have much to say to each other merely smiling into each others eyes Admits Her Engagement Attorney Shay naked Miss Sawyer what her relations were with Harry in the fall of1320 and the winter and spring of 1927 I was she said Sawyers mother recently an nounced that her daughter and Harry Hill were no longer engaged girl who Is now a student at James Milll ken university at Decatur under the questioning of Atorney Shay listed the dates she had with Harry in August The state contends Mrs Hill was shot and killed on the basement stairs Aug 4 or B Floor of Character Witnesses Miss Sawyer told of Harrys having been in several hospitals once in Ot tawa twlce In Chicago and another time at Rochester She said that In the Hatter part of August he weighed about 128 pounds Tho defense has Indicated It would show that it would bo Impossible for a man of Harrys weight and statenf health to drag the body of a woman who weighed 250 pounds down a cel lar stairs and into the grave Miss Sawyer followed a great num ber of character witnesses on the state Half a school teachers grocers dry merchants opera tor of an amusement park bank pres ident drug clerk dentlstSind a sport ing goods dealer testified as to Harrys reputation for peace and quietude and truth Tho pnstor ot tlie church which Harry and his mother attended waa one of tho lost on the stand Ha told of seeing the young man and Mrs Hill In church together upon many occasions and they always seemed to bo affectionate Actions Thru Trial Cited by Physician Another Doctor for State Rules Young Slayer Sane LOS ANGELES Feb tho William Edward Hlckman will not appear on the stand to testify in his sanity trial indirectly and involun tarily he has been made n witness uginst himself since the moment ho entered the courtroom where his in sanity defense to the kidnaping and slaying of Marion Parker is being weighed His courtroom attitude and his re action to every largo tense moment In the trial were charged against him yesterday thru the testimony ot Dr Frank Jr Mikcls prsecutlon alienist question by a defense attorney caused the alienist to lay before the jurors bis analysis ofthe courtroom attludc of tho young prisoner Dr Mickcls previously had declared his observations convinced htm that Hick man was sane Kept Daily Noles Dr Mickels read from a bulky note book it daybyday sessioixbysession analysis of Hlckinans reactions in court lie showed plainly fear awe dis gust rejection sorrow chagrin and profound the doctor said In describing thedefendants trial reac tions His searching Inquiry of several hours DrMiclfels said developed that tho confessed murderer had the sor did Indifference ot a wanton Ho traced this back to early boyhood with thefts ot candy from stores Schoolboy love affairs as related t him by Hlckman were quoted tor tb IOWA GETS MUCH NEEDED RAINFALL Precipitation Already Is Higher Than Customary February Mark DES MOINES Feb which already had exceeded the usual amounts of precipitation for February continued to fall in parts of Iowa today after having fallen most of Mon day and Monday night The heaviest precipitation reported to the United States weather bureau here up to 7 oclock this morning was inches at Dca Molncs Sioux City with 08 Inch and Duhuaun with 04 inch had the next largest Charles City reported 78 ICeoltuk 72 Daven port 66 and Omaha 42 Some snow was falling this morning In parts of western Iowa and the weather bureau predicted that the rain would move toward the eist during the day letting up gradually as it moved across tlia sUUo FORMER LAKE RESIDENT DIES AFTER INJURIES s Second in Family to Die From Gun Shot Brother of McGAMEY Feb Murl Burzelte 30 formerly of lear Lake died here To all ten commandments excep two the brain specialist said Hick mans response was normal To Thou shall not kill the youth responded I killed Marlon Parker be cause It was meant to be so r was too busy with details of the murder to caro whether I was doing right 01 To Thou shalt not he said well I wanted the money and that was tho easiest way I didnt care if it wns against the Hickman admitted according to Dr Mickcls that ho knew kidnaping and murder were both big pun Ishablo by death or long prison terms District Attorney Asa Keyes de clared today that he expected to com TUKN TO PAGE 7 urday night from the effects of gunshot wounds received the night before while he was silling in his filling station six miles northwest of here lie was sealed near a win dow reading at the time and was shot inside the building with a shotgun at short range Two persons are under nri rest iii connection vith the shoo ling One is a woman named Mct jain who officers claim has implicated Bill Drake local No reason for the shooting has been announced Second to Die By Gun CLEAR Fob 7 Mur Bur ette who met his death at McCamey was a brother of Everett Bur zctte Inmate ot the state penitentiary nd is the second one of the local Bur Kette family to meet death in a sensa tional gun scene His older brother Red Burzette known in all parts of tlio middle west as a notorious eun bandit was nhot to death by a detective in Sioux City after he had boosted that no ona take him alive Missing 15 Contempt Proceedings Against Rail Officials Recommended by Decision HOUSTON Feb Criminal contempt proceedings against our officials of the Southern Pacific lines in Louisiana and Texas for vio lating the courts injunction restrain ing them from interfering with opera tion of the brotherhood railway clerks was recommended in nn opinion handed down here today by Koileral Tmige J C Ilntcheson Navy Balloon Entangled in Telephone Wires Not Far From Northampton NORTHAMPTON N Feb A United States miavy bnlloon on a crnlso from its base at Lakehurst N cntnnglcd In telephone wires along the Boston Maine irncks here this forenoon The bal oon appeared to have been attempting land when It became trapped by the wires None of the crew was In jured first reports said recrilvea merit thiirinijlfnIn hear of the death of Miirl until noti fied by Officer A R Peterson Mr and Mrs B W Burzette the parents stated they hnd not heard from their son for IS years As the family had no funds for fun eral expenses It has asked the Camey Legion post to senl tho body to Clear Lake for burial There will be no one going from hero to Mc Camey it was stated MCSSRRC Wiis Delayed Tlie message of Murls death delayed according to word recehdl heror owing to a misunderstanding or tlie mans Identity Press reports went out to the effect that R F McCay Instead of Murl Burzette had been shot The body Is being held at the Dob bins undertaking parlor at McCamey while the Legion is making prepara tions tp ship it to Clear Lake accord Ing to word received here Highway Commission to Let More Paving Contracts on Feb 14 AMES Feb con tracts for surfacing miles ot state primary roads will be let here Feb 14 by the state highway com mission Total cost of tho projects is peeled to approximate Con tracts for paving in eight Davis Van Buren Bremer Montgomery Warren Mills and be let The largest contract will be foC miles of primary roade 10 and 13 in Clayton county Our Weather Man Globeanzetto went her figures 24 hour period ending at oclock i m Tuesday Highest 31 Lowest Monday Nifflit At TtfO n in Rainfall In one fell swoop North Iowa was visiteii with more precipitation Mon ilay and Monday night than had fallen n tho previous month almost five times as much In fact It totaled less than nn inch and the Janntiry wns only 20 The ruin began falling shortly after noon Mondny and continued thruout the night It wnf missing Tuesday mornfnK and there s a disagreeable fog condition Ttanls Lelnnd Meat Mnrliet LKLAND Feb J Huglon and son have rented the meat market building for a year to Orin Sturdevant from Fort Dodgo Mr Sturdevant will take possession on Feb 15 and ho and ills family will reside In tho Evanson cottage on Main street AUNT HET By Robert Quillen modesty that ninkcs Fanny keep pulliti Iicr skirt down Its just because slifi dont never for a mimilp forgot tihoiit bein a   

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