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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 8, 1928, Mason City, Iowa                                IOWA WEATHER Fair tonlsht ami Thursday some what cooler in east and central por tions tonight AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the Home VOL XXXV ETVB CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEB 8 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 105 GOV JACKSON ON TRIAL FOR CONSPIRACY 1 UNOY OFF FOR HIS LAST PORT OFCALLHAVANA Delegates From 21 Na tions to PanAmerican Parley to Greet Flyer BULLETIN HAVANA Feb Havana telephone office this after noon reported receipt of dispatches from Cumauayagua in the prov ince of Saute Clara saying that theippirit of St Louis was sighted there nt p m BULLETIN FORTAUPKINCE Haiti Feb Charles A Lind bergh hopped off at a m to day on Ills 750 mile flight to Ha vana Cuba President Borno General Rus sel American high commissioner and otiur officials were present at field and said farewell to the Lone Eagle After thaniilng the president IiU reception fhe flyer climbed in the silver winged Spirit of St Louis and startql for his last port of call on his goodwill flight HAVANA Feb last pori coll of his goodwill tour waited the oming of Col Charles A Lindbergh eday The national colors of 21 nations ow meeting here in the FanAmeri m congress flew in the trppial above the pavilion at ilurabia The Greensward of that r Held was ready for the Spirit to glide upon It PbrtAa Senate Vote on Coolidge Term Issue Delayed so1 leaving the to and welcoming throngs keputation of the Lone BasrJe irrivingr promptly preceded him landing was set for 4 p rti and jfure was Cuba that he would br e on time that the official receptloi scheduled for the presidential pa k some eight miles away program in the flyers honor L been so arranged that it will net with the sessions ot the Pan jnerican conference Receptions and banquets have beer ft for the evenlnus when the con ference is not insession and citizens fin entertain the airman exclusively In jho daytime I Two Medals Cast J Two gold medals have been cast en Waved and delivered for the cere monies One will be given the flyer by the province ot Havann jut the state department the other will jbe presented Saturday at a dinner uf the Geographical society cf Cuba Special stamps for USB on the mar between Havana and Key West were tin sale In commemoration of his com if Wife of Oil Man in Sinclair Scandal Is Given Paris Divorce J PARIS Feb Eliza i fceth de Selding Day has been granted a divorce from Henry Mason Day f vice president of the Sinclair Explora tion company on the grounds of aban donment Day who was Elizabeth 3e Beldlng Is known as a mezzosoprano having sung both in New York and Europe Early in the World war she became ft member of Lord Kitcheners recruiting staff Later she became chairman of the FrancoAmerican music committee for the wounded Mr Day became involved In the SinclairFall conspiracy trial in con 1 ctftn with the alleged shadowing by i dvtectives of the Jurors in the case Solon Wants Body to Rule Against Idea LaFollette ResolutionGiven Right of Way Over Other Business WASHINGTON Feb Because of the inability of Senator Fess republican Ohio to deliver a prepared address today a pri vate understanding was reached to delay lor a day a final vote in the senate on lie resolution of Senator LaFollettc republican Wisconsin declaring against more than two terms for a president WASHINGTON Feb third term Issue with particular ref erence to President Coolidge stood flatfooted on the senate floor today demanding attention and Inspiring po Htlcal crystalgazing encompassing both present and luture Described by some republican sooth sayers as the third term the question held the right ot way begin nlng at 2 oclock in tho form ot a resolu tion by Senator La JTollette republican Wisconsin declaring that departure from the precedent estab La Follette llshed by Washington and other presidents retiring after the second term would be fraught with peril to our free insti Fears Cooiidge Brot unexpectedly before the sen ate with Senator LaFolIettea1 state ment that he wanted the resolution Coolidge It a 1jiibn that ivoiiid sidetrack it to the Judiciary committee A vote on that resolution by Senator re publican Connecticut was Bet for oclock and was calculated to bring to light the division of senators that may be expected on the LaFollette proposal Itself Senator Blngham was one of the administration champions who led the fight against the resolution which put the senate on record as commending observance of this pre cedent by tho Ho was Joined by Senator Fess republican Ohio in declaring that the resolution 1C force of law would make It Impossible or difficult for the re publican party to realect Mr Coolidge this year or in 1932 Only One Term The debate brot out contentions that President Coolidge cannot be consid ered as having served two terms be cause hecompleted tlie unexpirec term of President Harding before be ing elected president in his own right and also the argument that the reso iution could have no bearing on him because of his announced decision not to be a candidate Senator Fess and Senator Giliett republican Massachusetts agreed tlm another term for Coolidge would no be his third while Senator Bruce democrat Maryland attacking th third term idea said President Cool idge would have been defeated 1C he hotf decided to run again on that Is sue Senator Borah republican Idaho believed public sentiment was opposed to third terms and he proposed a con stitutional amendment restricting the term of office In the white house to six or eight years SAYS BUSINESS MUST POOL TO MEET PROBLEMS Chamber of Commerce Members Hear Leasure The only solution of the business perplexities of today Js getting togeth er Chester Leasure associate editor of The Nations Business official organ oC the national Chamberof Commerce told 150 members of the Mason City Chamber oC Commerce at the Hanford Wednesday noon Getting business men together to foster proper public relations to work for the preservation of the American scheme of business and to clarify bus iness opinions and public thinking is the chier aim of the national Chamber of Commerce the speaker stated Must Be Together The big contribution of this organ ization is the creation oC a conscious ness oC a commonv denominator in business and the conviction that busi ness is absolutely lost If it attempts i to plod its way he said The hamber of Commerce in the same manner is the clearing house of bus ness In the community The business man or today cannot say he Is monarch of all he surveys Problems have come up that the mer chant individually cannot solve The thing that most amazed the commis sion ot English business men in its AUTO DIVES OFF BRIDGE survey oC American business condi greu together and to Jnterfestii fop the common Chicago Capitalist NEW YORK Feb son Blair retired Chicago capitalist died yesterday of pneumonia in the Blythewood sanitarium at Greenwich Conn He was 74 years old The funeral la to be held tomorrow at his home in Chicago Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Feb 7 America and France signed e treaty that they wouldnt flsht each other Now if we could Just sign one witii Home nation thct there Is a chance of having war 1 with why It would mean somc thing This one is too much like Hampshire signing one with I Arizona The four babies we want Ito get one with Is England Japan Jexico mid Nicaragua Yours for better understanding Iwith our enemies than with our friends WILL nOGERS Copyright 1928 me poo their1 J welfare This mobilization of business Is necessary if business Is to cope with the rapid changing development In our Brings Responsibilities Tills gettingtogether however brings responsibilities Mr Leasure will not long stand prac tices in business Business must sub ject itseit to regulations if not from within then by the government from without The duty Is laid upon business to create the proper public he said In no other branch of busi ness has getting together proved so valuable as in the creation of good standards of business Another thing the business man must do Is to preserve Intact the Am erican scheme of government It must create a publj opinion that will mean a religious return to the purposes for which the government was founded Founded on Two Principles This government was founded on basic principles First political equality under the law and second reward for individual intiative There is a danger now that the po litical functions will Invade the realms of individual Initiative that is asking tho government to take over chores hat we had batter do ourselves We alls about government red tape The nly timethere is red tape is when the government is given a task to vhlch it was not originally designed We need checks and balances in gov ernment but in business we need quick decisions The government was not designed for business Clarifies Law Making Another phasethis getting togeth er must deal with is the multiplicity of laws Whenever anything arises here Is always someone who says There ought to be a In order to clarify the opinion of business the national Chamber of Commerce sends out referendums to its members and Father of Marian Parker Identifies Girls Slayer Closing Arguments in Case Begun Jury May Retire by Thursday 1X33 ANGELES Feb M Parker who paid 500 ransom for tho multllated torso of his littledaugher Marian sad dened and hushed a crowded court room when lie appeared today as a prosecution witness in the eanity trla of William Edward Hickman con fessed murderer of tho child Hickman sat slumped In his chair motiorless and with head slightly boweUr wliilo tho state produced his crimeweapons tlie ransom money and followed this up with the dramatic appearanceof his victims father The defendant apparently avoided seeing Parker in the witness chair never turning his head tho slightest iu that direction Tcsfified but Briefly Parker was called upon to testify but lutefly Ho Identified letters and ho received from tha kid i Wlls lie paid as ransom to iiOtn denied all allegations TT tho defendant and Identified Hickman in fho words Us was tho man who took the Tho prosecution rested its case recess was ordered after putting on COUNTY JUDGE AND LAWYER IN GRAFT SCANDAL Pair Charged With Tak ing Part of Loot From Oklahoma Bank HOOSIER FACES ACCUSATIONS OF FORMER OFFICER Executive Is Accused of Attempting to Bribe McCray ARDMORTC Feb Charged with appropriating part of the loot from a bank after they helped recoveif It Croyr Love county at torney and James C Mathers 25 Bounty judge youngest jurist Inthef ltVLl state today were at liberty on sms bond each Both denied all allegations in the grand larceny complaint filed by the state The officials were arrested as a re sult of an Investigation by Fred Han sen assistant attorney general after Skidding on an Icy pavement on a bridge over tho Cuyahoga river Cleveland Ohio the auto of Saul DoUsenliom 49 father of II children crashed thru tiie railing turned over four times in an 80foot descent and landed in tlieatrcam bolow as the above picture shows UoUscnbom was taken out with a fractured skull Our Weather Man GlobeGazette weather figures foi 24 hour period ending at oclock a m Wednesday Highest decrees Lowest in 30 degrees At n 30 degrees Precipitation 39 of an incl Snowfall 1 Inch The weeks total precipitation was Increased to Inches by the rain and snow which fell Intermittently be tween oclock Tuesday morning and the same hour Wednesday morn ing During the forenoon Wednesday however the sun made a valiant ef fort to break thru the clouds and a letup In tho miserable weather ap pearcd to be at hand FRENCHMEN OFF FOR WASHINGTON Costes and LeBrix Will Re ceive Applause of Capitol MONTGOMERY Feb Costes and Joseph Le Brix French ambassadors of tho air iiopped off from Maxwell field for Washington at oclock this morn ing An escortxof four planes from the lopil field accompanied the avia tors 100 miles Weather conditions were reported good as far as Fayette OIL COMMITTEE TO TAKE REST Efforts Being Made to Find Other Missing Teapot Dome Witnesses the results of these are laid before congress By this means seven great principles of business have been writ ten Into the law The stability of business depends in working together We believe that if the public Is giver adequate infor mation public thinking will be clari fied We believe that It you give the people the light they will find their The sneaker was introduced by Gar field Breese president of the local Chamber of Commerce Tho Rev A C Stowo gave the Invocation while M R Tournler led In community sing Ing while the lunch was being served vllle N C Honors Are Planned WASHINGTON Feb rfonora In return tho ovations which attended tho arrivals abroad of jindbergh Byrd and other Americans await tho coming here of tho French lycra Costes and LeRrlx Officers at Boiling field where the Frenchmen are expected to land were not certain however that tho flyera would complete their journnV today since rain was reported over a good part of their route Unions they are very anxious to get here they will npt arrive one officer only of the in cash taken from the Love County National bank at Marietta two weeks hac been returned Confession Opens Case A confession by Claud Andrews who admitted participating In the rob bery In which SherltC Sam and ono oC the bandlta was killed led to recovery of the money Judge Math ers and Croy who were ol the searching arty declared they did bank officials Elan sens complaint alleged thai Judge Mathers and Croy took the sack containing the loot to 7 D Davis cashier of the bank a few hours after It was found burled near tho home of a suspect in tho robbery Told the bank could not offer a reward the two officials left his home and re turned a short time later with a sack containing part of the Toot Davis said Girl Found Money A Miss White one of two girls who Croys daughter Feb 1 de clared shefound two jars in the attic of the Croy home ono of which con talned in bills Mfss White said she did not count tho money in the second jarr but that it appeared to contain about tho snmr amount A search of tho attic yester day failed to reveal tho money Mathers was electee county judge In 1924 the stand one final witness after the Blain girls father had testified Immediately after a 10mlnute court recess the defense announced that U would offer no rebuttal testimony and tho trial was adjourned to 2 p m when tho closing arguments will be begun Tn Final Stages IOS AKGEM3S a nutck time march ot final wit the sanity trial jpC William INDIANAPOLIS Feb governor and a former governor of Indiana each of whom WAS Indicted while in office opposed each other In a case before the criminal court today Gov Ed Jackson is tho defendant charged with conspiracy to commit a felony in an attempt to bribe Against him as star witness for the prosecu tion will bs Warron T McCray governorship immediately preceded Jacksons It was Mc Cray the stato con tends whom Governor Jackson sought to bribe Two Others Indicted Indicted with Gover nor Jackson were George V Coffin Mar Ion county republican chairman and Robert I Marsh for mer law partner of the governor They are to betried later These three men with D enson former grand dragon of tba Indiana Ku Klux Klan are charged with offering McCray when hewas governor In 1023 the sum of in return for the appointment oC James E McDonald as Marlon county Indianapolis prosecutor Immunity JACKSON Kellogg Will Be Guest of Canadian Parliament OTTAWA Feb B Kellogg United States secretary ol state Is to be the guest oC tho Canud Dapper Youth Robs 2 Council Bluffs Stores COUNCIL BLUFFS Feb A man described as youthful and dap per appearing last night htjld up the drug stores of George Bronson and L P Wholey threo blocks apart on Broadway ond escaped with in cash and a pold watch Several cus tomers were tims included among the vie Fall River Officers Get Testimony About Origin of Big Fire FALL RIVER Feb State and city officials today were studying the voluminous transient ol testimony taken at a secret inquiry yesterday Into the firo which caused a loss of many millions of dollars in the business district here on the night of Fob 2 They declined to give any intimation as to the facts disclosed WASHINGTON Feb Balked at nearly every turn in its ef fort to disclose the ultimate disposi tion of tho profits or the short lived Continental Trading company of Can ada the senate Teapot Dome commit tee adjourned its hearing today sub ject to the call of the chairman after fruitless examination three wit nesses The committee hopes to resume hearing next week and efforts in the meantime will be made to locate AVayne ONell son of James K ONeil who went to Kuropo after tlie oil scandal broke and who now is listed as a inlssing witness In the oil cases Today the committee called on KarH W Sinclair brother of Harry F clalr Clark H Kountx vice president of the Prairie Pipe Jjlne company and C J3 CrflAvley vice president of the Sinclair Consolidated company for In formation about the bonds but with out material results Kountz went into the story ol return of of the bonds to the Prairie Oil Gas conT pany of which hewas president and told the committeo iho securities were In tho hands of the oil mans son at j one time To tho vital question What 1 anything do yon know about the bonds purchased by the Continental nskcd by Henntor Wnlsh there was no positive answer ian parliament at a dinner this eve ning followed by a reception at gov ernment house This ia the third clay of his visit to the capital for Washington tomorrow He loaves Iatimer Woman Injured LATIMER Feb Hans Hanson of Latlmer slipped on tlie Ice Monday falling and dislocating her shoulder f In aT stages Attorneys for both aides predicted yes that the last of tho witnesses for arid against the youths insanity plea to the kidnaping and murder of 12 year old Marian Parker would bo placed before the jury before tho end of to session They said it was pos that the jury would hear the final arguments of attorneys and he Sin its deliberations by tomorrow night The last of the states seven alien ists all of whom have declared Hlok in sane in tho senao that he able to distinguish between right wrong completed bis testimony terday Dr Ediwml IIWIHJnms the last of the prosecution alienists to testify declared that ITIckman was obviously feigning insanity and ma kins ft bum exhibition of Bank Employes Cnlleil As the experts complete their an alysis of Hickman for Hie jury ordi nary folk received n chanco lo give thoir opinions In rapid order four employes of the Tjos A n gcles bank hi which III ckma n worked until convicted ot chock forg ing a former fellow student of the defendant Irt a Kansns City high school two residents of Alhambra n suburb and a police officer all ol whom had known tho youth were called to testify All said they considered Hickman been overruled from embezzlement charges then pending against McCray also was promised tht state riaa Stephenson now serving1 a life Ben tenc6 for murder was not Indicted and he may be called as a atatp wit ness ottiailtafionsi Rcray to Conduct Cose William II Remy prosecutor ot Marion county who will conduct states case was in conference with McCray yesterday It was Remy who won tlie conviction of Stephenson nntl later the conviction of John L Duvall former Indianapolis mayor who was found suilty of campaign frauds Clyde II Jones former public serv co commissioner and Xouls R bnnk former Indiana supremo court judge wilt head the defense counsel Open Forum IOWA CITY Feb open forum on tho question oC doubic moral standards at the University ot Iowa will be held here tomorrow under the auspices of the Sigma Phi sorority a forensic group Bcrnice Rutherford of Kansas City will bo the discussion lender Tlie forum is open to the public English Church Body Votes for New Prayer Book Form 196 to 80 LONDON Feb approval of tho amended form of the book of common prayer of the Church of TCnglnml was voted today by the of laity of the church assembly IBfi to SO The house of clergy np proved the newly revised version yes terday 247 to 3r white the house of bishops approved it 10 to 5 The GlobeGazette Offers a Baking Booklet Almost every cook iau prepare whito bread but do you know how to make graham bread ginger bread rye bread or All of these are delicious and nutri tious foods and lend a variety to the diet Directions for making practically various kinds ot bread and pastry are given in a booklet issued by the department of agriculture Our Washington information bu reau will bring a copy to any read er who fills out and mails coupon below enclosing four in stamps for return postage and handling sure to write your name and address clearly an tho lines of the coupon Frederic 1 Hnsliln Director Tiie Mason City GlobcGarette Information Bureau Washington C I enclose herewith IOlIl rents in stumps for a xipy of the BAKING BOOKLET Name Street Stale POLICE CHIEF TOJLLSAID Official Says Gardener Did Not Tell Him About Not to Dig OTTAWA Fcl ittcmpt to Uie testimony tho states star wltncsn Ieter Buseh picturesque old Gorman gardener was made today by counsel for Harry Hill with killlnff his mother and burying her loly in a shallow grave in tho basement oC her home Busch who for years had cared for tho lawn jmcl rlono other work for Mrs IClivia A Hill testified last week that when1 Harry took him down into the cellar and showed him the recently iiptuinpd cirtli ho told liltii not to dig any William Hohb Strenlor chief of po lice testified for tlie defense today that when questioned a the poluo station Aug 2t tho rtnte after Mra Hills body wiut removed from her grave ho did not say any thing uliont linvinf been toki not tc i iig deeper On Special Pros ecutor A 1 OConnor siild Well did lie Chief Iiobb replied that the gmloner snld I firry him to level oft tin earth clown to tinbricks and thai wna fill Arthur health officer told of ffoins out to the Hill homo the part of July and warning MIM Hill not to biillil any mon in inclnerritor fk he would arreMt tier it sh illil not fol low iririUuctions RAIN PROVES WHEAT BENEFIT Weather Man Claims Crops Were Badly in Need of Moisture DKS MOINEH Feb first heavy rain in weeks starting Saturday and accompanied last night by snow and somo nleet has been ol great benefit to parched winter wheRl acreage Charles D Reed government meteorologist reported today More than an Inch of rain foil over most of Iowa during the last two days Official reports ot rainfall for the 4S hours ending at 7 oclock thin morning Included Des Molnes inches Sioux City Charles City Keokuk 80 and Davenport 72 JSo reports ot extensive damago were received by Mr Rood as the stoim swept eastward out of last night and the rain was sarded as belnjr of great benefit to farm land Small amounts of anew were reported Fair weather for tonlglit and to morrow win predicted in the official forecast somcivhat colder ponitiiren tn eastern and southern Iowa were expected AUNT HET By Robert Quillen novelilnl like Iho woman Doc Snow married an I wouldnt call on her if kriowocl any olhoiway to loam HID new   

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