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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 9, 1928, Mason City, Iowa                                IOWA WEATHER Mostly fair tonight and Friday not much change In temperature AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition for the Home CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEB UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 106 W C RAMSAY SECRETARY OF STATE IS DEAD CUBANS CROWD FIELD TO SEE COL LINDBERGH Flyer Reaches Havana 9 Minutes Early On to St Louis Monday HAVANA Feb smiling young man who 10 months ago startled the world by flying across the Atlantic today was enshrined in the heart of Cuba His face reddened by his flights under a trophical sun to 14 other countries included in his present tour Col Charles A Lindbergh landed at the lust port of his goodwill tour nine minutes ahead of scheduled time at SiTil yesterday afternoon Calvaiyinen and infantry with drawn sabres and bayonets quickly formed around the plane to guard it from the eager rush of those who surged forward to acclaim the Lone Eagle Not only Cubans wereIn that welcoming throng tut also many rep resentatives ot the 21 American na tions gathered here in the pan Am erican conference Will Leave Monday Today the mechanical half of We had 45C hours of flying behind it But said Lindbergh it is not a museum relic yet referring to his plan even tually to place it in the Smithsonian Institution In Washington For his hop to St Louis his home he said No special over haTTTing will be So great was the desire of Cubans to see the Lone Eagle arrive that they cast aside an ancient custom The tradition that an unescorted Woman njiust not scat herself beside a man ill any public conveyance was detied pyvdark eyed Cuban senoritag and TURN TO PAGE 22 nEHCHMENTO TO FRISCO ROM NEW YORK f Costes and LeBrix Express Desire to See America by Air WASHINGTON Feb 9 j Lieutenants LeBrix and Cos tea French transAtlantic aviators plan a transcontinental flight to San Fran cisco after they reach New York Lieutenant LeBrix made this an nouncement today in discussing future plans Ho added that stops probably would be made at Detroit Chicago Omaha and Salt Lake City The flyers expect Iri leave here Sat urday morning for Ut York After their return to France possibly by way of the Pacific by steamer Le Brix said plans might be laid for an east to west flight across the north Atlantic Ftegin Knterlaiiiment Program LeBrix and Costes had scarcely breakfasted today when they were whisked away by French embassy of ficials to recommence the round of entertainment that will continue In their honor until their departure fo New York Saturday Accompanied by Major Thenault air nttacho of the embassy Costes took time however for a hurried visit to piano NungesaerColl which he found In excellent condition I have already cabled my mother our delight to arrive LeBrix declared Pleased With America We are particularly pleased to reach America because we spent al jst summer hoping to fly here direcl across the north Atlantic We do not want to go back to Par s by plane because Lindbergh has al ready done that His flight was sc it would be useless repetition to follow him After we get back to Franco perhaps we shall plan the east towest north Atlantic flight again Who knows Defense Attorney Makes Final Plea for Hickman Youths Fate Goes to Jury in Few Hours udge Required to Sentence Slayer Within Five Days After Conviction LOS ANGELES Feb losing act of William Edward Hlclc ian3 fight for life thru a sanity rial was opened today In the court oom Judge J J Trabucco Richard Cantillon defense attorney his final argument went Into the etails of testimony given by defense lienists and ly William Thomas lickman father the youth who idnapcd and killed Marian Parker In a quiet voice the young defense ttorney pointed out bits of testimony hat he claimed were evidence of in anity in the prisoners family Draws Ijirgest Crowds The final hours of the trial drew ven larger crowds than on some oC ts more sensational days Extra seats veto within the court rail and there as a double line ot them in the aisles Ut still there were not enough to eat all the curious The door way to the judges cham ers framced a dozen straining heads f spectators who stood on chairs to ee over each other and view the cene You cant tell Cantillon rgued that when a brilliant scholar uddenly tunis Into a criminal whose hastly career has not been equalled n the dark archives ot criminal his ory you cant tell me that its any hing but Will Rogers BEVERLY Feb 9 Lindbergh made Havana today 1 can just Imagine tho welcome he got for I was there a month ago and watched them rehearse for his reception Tho PanAmerican con ference Is still In session there and will no doubt pass a resolution welcoming him That by the way will he tho only unanimous resolu tion they will pass duringthe en tiro conference Yours for fairer treatment to our sister republics then we wont have to holt conferences WILT ROGERS CopyriRlit ROCKEFELLER IS CALLED OIL COMMITTEE Senate Body Will Ques tion Him About Stew arts Statements WASHINGTON Feb 9 John B Rockefeller chairman of the board of trustees of the Rockefel ler foundation has been summoned to appear Saturday before the senate Teapot Dome committee Serviceof a telegraphic subpoena was accepted in New York City today by Rockefeller who is to be asked to re late all the information concerning the trans actions of the Conti nental Trading com pany of Canada given to him by Robert W Stewart chairman of Rockefeller the board of the Stand ard Oil company of Indiana who re fused to divulge whether he knew any one who received Liberty bonds rom the Continental In addition to Rockefeller the com initteo also has issued subpoenas for a NEARS JURYS HANDS LOS ANGELES Feb hree hours ot argument the Judges nstructions and the jurys vercuct stood today between William Edward Hickman and his fate Barring unforseen delays attorneys or prosecution and defense will have painted their last word pictures he kidnaper and murder of Marion Darker and the case will be in the lands o the jury before night The ury must decide whether Hickman s a calloused criminal or a madman 10 having pleaded not guilty by rea ion of By his plea Hickman has legally ad mitted commission oC the offenses and murder Sentence to lie Immediate If found sane Judge J J Tralmcco s required to pronounce sentence not ess than two and not more than five lays from the time the verdict Is re turned The choice between a sen imprisonment or the Is discretionary with young chief liis argument ence of life death penalty tho judge After JeromeWalsli of defense counsel in to the jury yesterday labled the kid naping and slaying of the 12 year old girl as tho most dastardly thing that a human ever set out to court attaches remarked that his course eft little rhance for a plea of mnrcy If the youth were found sane For Hirkman the murderer I liohl no brief It Is for Ilickman the mad TURN TO PAGE 7 number of clerks Neiv Tork branch employed in the of the Dominion Bank of Canada in which were kept the accounts of the Continental and Its president H S Osier of Tor onto Some of these clerks are expect ed to be hero Saturday BECK IS GIVEN RIGHT TO SEAT House Elections Committee Rules in Favor of Penn sylvania Man WASHINGTON Feb right of James M Beck to retain his seat as a republican representative from Pennsylvania was upheld today by a house elections committee by vote of G to 3 Becks eligibility to house member ship was challenged by Representative Garrett of Tennessee the democratic floor leader on grounds that the for mer solicitor general oC the United States was not a legal resident of Philadelphia The house must still pass on the question Chairman Vincent of the committee said that the report to the house would bo delayed for several days un til a minority report could be drawn OS AGE MAN TO HAVE HEARING Six Attorneys to Appear Here in Case Against Thomas Kelley A case which lias aroused a consid erable amount oE Interest In Osage am vicinity is that of the state against Thomas Kelley Involving a serious offense against a minor girl It if scheduled for the Cerro Goido county court house at 10 oclock a Sat urday with Justice of tho Peace Coughlon on the bench Tile Osage man and Miss Anna Chrencik also of Osage are alleged to have stayed at the JVfasonlHn hotel on North Federal avenue about Dec S A warrant for ICelleys arrest was ob tained and the man was lodged In the Cerro Gordo county jail on Jan 17 where he since been awaiting trial Ivellcy is said to have been respon sible for Cbrenciks arrest on a charge of stealing coal sometime before th Information alleging the serious oi fcnso was gotten out Kelley Is n mar ried man It is stated that Miss Chren elks age is 10 Six attorneys will be lined up on op posite sides when the trial opens W f Salisbury Osage and L A Moe Mason City have been engaged by the defendant Roe Thompson Cerro Got do county attorney Charles Barlow assistant county attorney here H H Matt Mitchell county attorney and A A Ivugler special prosecutor wil1 represent tho state The Interest shown in the case Is In dicated by the fact that a group ot Mitchell county residents petitioned county board ot supervisors to point a special prosecutor Defense and prosecution botli promise surprise elements Dubuque Democrats Name J M Hayes as Candidate for State Representative DCBUQUR Feb M Hayes was chosen as the demo cratic nominee to succeed T J ODon ncll as state representative from Du huqun county by a 28 to 20 vote at the party convention here Sign New FrancoAmerican Pact One hundred ana fifty years to tlie flqy afier the Colonies ana the French monarchy signed a treaty tho lorifl of friendship ivna renewed by lie signing of a new pact by the United States and the republic of France The picture shows seated 1aiil French ambassador anil Robert K Olds nndcrsecretary of state Standing from the left are Snonccr Phoenix Olds secretary Henri embassy secre tary William R Castle assistant secretary of state Observer in N With Aid of Science Able to See Images in London THORNBURGASKS FOR JOB AGAIN State Agriculture Secretary Lists Achievements of His Department DES MOINES Feb brief review of tho work In his de partment during his administration Mark Thornburg state secretary of announced his candidacy for reelection today Thoinburg 3s a candidate for a second term bavins been appointed as secretary In 1924 to fill an unoxphed term Regular work of the department IE now morn than riiornburg said in his statement Our income from inspection fees license lags and other sources last year war Our state appropriation for all work excepting tuberculosis eradication was Ueforo the various departments were consolidated in 1021 the fee never entialed regular expenses To day our Hit inspectors in the dairy and 1ocKl divisions make more than twice an many inspections as were made by 1 inspectors working under the for mer commissions Tins means more service at loss cost The work the department been founded on efficient busincs Principles I believe that these pol icies ure essential fnr future With Thornburgs announcement practically rill heads of state depart ments were in he field for reelection Attorney General John Fletcher and State Auditor 1 Long have not formally announced their candidacies Fletcher nnd Longare circulating nomination papers however Moves to Nora Springs Farm NORA SPRINGS Feb Cllf ford Is moving to tho Vienna Gaylord farm four miles north of town F K Beck who leased the farm the past year is moving to a farm five miles northeast oC Clear Lake TERRIFIC GALE HITS CALIFORNIA Top of Observatory Carried Off Five Airplanes Are Wrecked AXOT5LES Feb of tho most terrific gales that lins struck this section of Southern Cali fornia n months tore off tho top of Mount observatory near Pasa dena this morning wrecked buildings in other cities started two menacing fires uprooted trees destroyed five airplanes and put many telephones out of commission Tho gale that unroofed the observa tory reached n velocity of morethan iO miles an hour It carried away all telephone lines connecting Mount Txiwe with tho outside world Xo damagewas dono to Mount Wil son where the Carnegie institute is Oar Weather Man YOUTHS MURDER Freeman Expected to Plead Guilty to Slaying of Cafe Cashier CEDAK RAPIDS Fell Charged with first degree murder for the slaying duriny a holdup of Rufua Brios 75 Marion restaurant cashier Charles Freeman 22 was slated to go on trial in district court here today It was expected he would change his plea from not guilty to guilty after which Judge F L Anderson would hear testimony to fix the de gree ot the offense and the sentence George 10 and George Burger 20 also of Marion were granted separate trials on similar charges and have employed attorneys to fight tho charges They are charged nHh havingprior knowledge of the robbery allho they were not at the scene Astounded Watchers Glimpse Faces Across Ocean By WILLIAM W CHAPLIN Associated Press Staff Writer HARTSDALE N Feb eye of man aided by science las at last been able to peer across the Atlantic altho what It hag been able to see so far has been but a dis orted vision of the reality TransAtlantic television has been taken out of the inventors star cham ber and demonstrated for just what it Is the youngest child of science weak like any child hut also poten tially of great strength In the televisor of John L Baird British inventor have been shown the images of a man and a woman sitting fully miles away The Images were crude but they were there Made Secret Tests For three months secret oneway ocean tests of tho Baird televisor have been under way with tho transmitting apparatus in London and the receiv ing machine a box the slza of a steam1 er trunk In the homo of R M Hart a short wave radio operator In this Westchester county village Just out side New York Success achieved was only partial nit it was enough to convince the inventor and his associates that the time had come to take tho newest wonder of science out Into the light of Snapeetlon Last night transAtlantic television was demonstrated with newspapermen at both enas operation and they wUhdtit exaggerating merits or minimizing the defects of the experi ment Catches Vision The group at this end gathered In the Hart home during the evening and Hart opened morse communication be tween 2 K K the London station and C V T his own set This communi cation was maintained during the ex periment Shortly before in oclock Hart an nounced that tlie vision sound was coming thru from London This noise was very much like a bumblebees hum and wns the representation in cl of the lights and shadows of Lbe face of the subject before an elec tric fcyo In London apt O o Mutchinson general manager oC Bnlrds company Ben TITRN TO PACK 7 LINK MAN WITH MISSING WIFE Gilbert Woman Believed to Have Left Her Home With Other Man AMTCS Veb Tor Mrs Sarah Jnno Nicholson mfsslns 13 year old wife of Fred Nicholson oc Gilbert was extended today toin clude Lymnn Morgan of near Gilbert with whom police hive been Informed she was Inst seen Monday night Mrs Nicholson and Miss Evelyn Gixsoway her friend accompanied Morgan In his automobile to Ames and Boono and then returned to Gilbert Monday nitfUt Miss Gasowny late said Slie and Mrs left the car hut tlie latter returned to It and since thentho young man and woman have not been SOPn WAITER C RAMSAY After nn illness of only one day C Knnistiy lowit secretary uf state Oilmvc died ut Ma home in Des Monies SEARCHLIGHTS SWEEP WATERS FOR AIRPLANE BURIAL OF HIGH OFFICIAL IS TO BE AT UNO State Funeral for Veteran Executive Suggested by Hammill BULIJSTIN UES MOINES Feb Plans for a state funeral for ilia lato Walter C IJamsny secretory of fitute wero suggested to the family today by Governor mlU and Ailjt tlen W H Bailer A decision wiU be maiio today by Mrs Itnmsny According fj tentative pliun tho body of the late secretary will He ill stato at tho capitol with ap propriate services on Satiinlay after which tho body will be taken to ISelmouil for burial DES MOINES Feb er C Ramsay secretary of state and the veteran ot all Iowa storehouse of ficials died suddenly at his home early today of hemmorrhage at the brain He had been 111 but one day Late Tuesday Mr Ramsay left his office somewhat indisposed but wan reported much Improved yesterday His condition took a turn lor worse last night Wns Appointed in 1019 Mr Ramsay several times had been mentioned as a republican candidate or the governorship but because of ila closa friendship for Governor Hammill he declined to make the He had been nccretary oC state slnca 1919 when he received an appointment from the governor In four subsequent elections he was returned to the post Secretary Ramsay was a candidate for reelection this year He was member ot the executive committee of club the former Illinois governor for the presidential nomination Faribault Woman Held at Hampton on Rum Case Furnishes Bonds of Feb Ethel Dapper alleged woman bootlegger who has been confined in the county Jail here for several weeks was re leased Snturdny on bonds which was furnished Mrs Dapper is sched nlcd to appear before the grand jury it the February term of court to ex plain tho load of 3G gallons of alcohoj in tho car which was licensed Jn her name Mrs Dappers home Is said to be In Faribault Minn How to maintain national urestlge Well when there was more spanking there was more respect for Kowanee StarCourier GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 period ending nt Thursday Iirqhesf Wednesday Lowest ill night At a oclock a nliove above 25 above The sun strovevaliantly Wednes day to find a crack in the clouds and seemed on two or throe occasions to have been successful But when the lay was ended and percentages had been taken It bad to be listed as pre lominantly cloudy the fourth cloudy day In a row Wednesday night minimum ot wns the lowest re corded since tlie night of Feb i It was still cloudy Thursday morning and Hie wind out of the norlh west No Trace Is Found of Two Officers and Prisoners in Indiana Feb Tho mystery surrounding the disap pearancecf John 1 Grove and Wal laceMcCluro Tippecanoe county dcp uty sheriffs and their prisoners Sam uel TSaxter and John Burns remained unsolved today The deputies and prisoners left hevL by automobile Tuesday enroute to th1 stnto reformatory drive of about 70 has been heard from them since their departure Fifteen posses spent a day of fruit less searching yesterday with Talent Ralph Fisher of tlie state police ana Sheriff M Johnson Burns and Ilnxlej facing sentence of five to il years for robbery may havedecided to resort to desperate measures authorities believe at Pendleton a miles and nothhiA The GlobeGazette Offers Booklet on Scientific Kitchens Careful research has demon strated that a great saving in housework is easy and practical by better arrangements of kitchens and kitchen equipment Vou can save thousands of steps endless stooping and eternal lift ing if things are planned right for your convenience A government booklet fully illus trated with plans and sketches gives the results of scientific study in kitchen convenience A copy nivnits you for FOfJlt cents postage and handling cost Use the coupon Frederic J Hasliln Director The Mnson City GlobeGazette Information liurenii Washington C I enclose herewith 4 cents in slumps for 1 copy of tlie booklet CONVENIENT KITCHKNS City Slate Navy Flyers Plunged to Death in Sea After SAN DITCGO Feb of the destroyer fleet swept Iho waters 35 miles off Point near hero luring tho dark hours this morning in the hope oC spotting the wiecltaee of a navy air plane which plunged feet Into the sea yesterday Lieut Tjoe Hhea and It art n man Leo Rtchard Jjormergnn to their death A sudden and unexplained tojlsplii the terror of all ocean flyers swept the pluno and Us occupants Into tho j tuy sea IH they spotting torpedoes The destroyer fleet was engaged In practice and the plane vas signed to follow and observe the course oC torpcdoes Several of tho destroyers abandoned jiractioo and nfotit the area thru out the nljjht their Hyhts playuI over craft in tho Hearoli Whether Khea and cs oapod from tEie plrrne as it foil or when it struck tho water was not learniMl IfnrJ Two Opponents Succession to tho office of secretary of stale by roason of vacancy by death or resignation la by appoint ment of the governor Mr Ramsay had two republican op ponents In lie field against him In tlja forthcoming piImnry election I f H e i m e c reta ry o C the I o yia sc n ate nnd former State J A Mclntosh of Leon Htielmer fn Charge The department is temporarily In charge oC Warren Huobner deputy secretary of state who nppolntotl by Mr Kamnay Inst June when W H adjutant general by ap pointment ot Governor Hammill Thnre a possibility that Mr Hiinb ner may be retained as acting1 see re nt state until after the Juno KIMBALL WANTS ANOTHER TERM Lieutenant Governor Form ally Announces Candi dacy for Third Time COUNCIL T1LUFFS Feb Clem F Klin ball lieutenant governor of Icnva since today thru tho As sociated Press formally announced hiH candidacy for a third term In his statement Mr Klmhnll said Icrlinps one should Rive an excuse for being a candidatefor a third time for one of the Important offices In Iowa The only excuse I have Is that I hellcvo that service to the stateis madelietter by experience I am Kind lo KVC my senires to this splendid sin to and its splendid peopfe provided the people want mo lo serve another term and that will bo souled at thi coining primary in June You may announce my candidacy fn your newspaper service and that I havetoday sent to the secretary of state for I lie necessary nomination blnnlts to be filled out by the voters of the Mr Kimhnlt added that he had held nnnouneliiK his rnndldney pend ing word from lovcrnnr Hammill as to tlio Rovcrnoisi intentions to run nKain He said his now is thnt flovcrnor Hammill also will try for a third primary In which case It has been Hnggesled the governor might appoint the nominee of the republican party Mr Ramsays extensive knowlcdRB ot state affairs made him nn impor tant political figure In tho state be ginning his stnto nei vice as chief clerk of tho Iowa house of representatives with the thirtysixth Iowa general as sembly he served three sessions in that capacity relinriuishinfr tho post in lillJ to accept tho appointment as secretary oC state liora in Illinois Mr Ranisriy was 50 years old Ha was horn in Ford county Illinois A up 15 1S7S Coming to Iowa In S95 he located at Garner After teaching school for four years he moved to Bel mond where lie engaged In newspaper work In his earlier political career ho served as mayor and postmaster at Belmond Mr Hamsay la survived by widow one son Ilex a Drake univer sity student threo brothers William IT Ramsay Garner J jr TSamsay Clarion and Wallace It Itamsay twin of W Itamwij Helmond one sister Mrs Kssie Garner and father 1 W Kamsay 82 Gamer Many a pny who thinks tic c finds himself In tlie Courier AUNT HET By Robert Ouillen in jiK a drink sincu I hat lime he go I lo Ieclin iilKMnl an loM Cousin Jim nol lo be in no hurry ihoul piiyin1 hark the titi dollars hed bor   

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