Monday, February 13, 1928

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 13, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Snow and rain in and soulh portion Partly cloudy in west portion tonight Colder tonight Tuesday fair Colder in cast portion Tuesday AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited lor the Home VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COP ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FEB 13 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 109 FOG HIDES LINDBERGH ON WAY TO ST LOUIS INTERFERENCE QUESTION MAY lELAY PARLEY Herbert Hoover Enters Race for Presidency I Deadlock Likely Due to Conflicting Advices t From Argentine HAVANA Feb The Pan American conference was faced with prospects of a deadlock today on two jqueatlons tariff and Intervention Apparent conflict developed between from Buenos Aires that the f Argentine government was understood 5to have instructed Dr Hororlo SPueyrredon head of the Argentine del not to insist on the inclusion foC an economic clause in the propostd I PanAmerican union convention the repeated announcement of Dr V3ueyrrdon that he would sign no con Vventlon that did not embody tills clause J This lent special interest to a mcel ung of the committee on the Pan American union summoned for today Wanted Clause Inserted 5 The convention to regulate future ictivitles of the union was on Us genda Dr Pueyrrdon wished to jtha clause under dispute inserted lr hecpreamble At the last meeting of he committee it was agreed to ider first the actual articles of the eaty RO as to allow time for hots and consultation with home gov irnments the committee went into sss however Chainnan En of Columbia predicted that of the articles would be Lurlnc the session and tic a on the preamble begun Rockwell Teacher Tells About GunToting Lover PRISON GUARDS ARE KILLED BY INSANE INMATE 60 Outside Police Are Needed to Quell Up rising Anne Downing Story at Hearing for Tony Breed A story which closely follows that told by Miss Pauline Thompson Unlonvllle rural school teacher when she came to a hotel at Manly with Joey Rennells also a Missouri teacher was related by Miss Anne Downing Rockwell at a hearing be fore Police Judge Lowell L Forbes Saturday afternoon The hearing was in connection with two charges which were pending against Anthony Breed local youth as a result ot a ride which he and JVtiss Downing took on Thursday Feb and which ended at the Park Inn when the Rockwell called her brother Dan an employe at a loca bakery who got the police arid hat Breed arrested Breed was charge with carrying concealed weapons and County Atty Roe Thompson had pre pared an informaion on a kidnaping charge but this was dropped at th conclusion of Miss Downlngs testi mony L R Boomhower represented the defendant Two Charges Filed Breeds bond on the conceale weapon charge had no sooner been I fixed than Miss Downing signed an information against Breed alleging In tent to commit a public offense that oc killing her Bond on this charge was fixed at and that on the concealed weapon charge was fixed at Breed was still in jail Mon day morning Tha ride which Miss Downing took did not lead across one state and part of another as did tho Missouri teach was a ridesimilar she before but la cbnomic of this i therefore that all ax leiltor excessive barriers to the flow ot commerce should be abol Other Members Opposed other members the subconi which discussed the union COM unanimously opposed theie Havre They affected sovereign rights ot states afternoon the subcommittee on rfo international law also was Huled to meet to combine all views the question of intervention ma state in the internal affairs of jSher Dr Pueyrredon and Dr Guy j Guerrero of Salvador announced n in this meeting which would t J behind closed doors they would Slnue to uphold the complete and happy trip Jn the company rff a was according1 to her story a Journey taken under the com pulsion of the frequent showing ot a gun and the threats of Breed to kill the girl he had once thot would marry him She Knew He Had Weapon Diners In the Clear Lake restaurant where Breed and Miss Downing had their evening meal on Thursday night of last week may havenoticed nothing strange about the actions ol the couple but the little rural schoo teacher said that she was frightened all of the time In her mindwas the vision of a small and shiny weapon which Breed had said he would use on her Miss Downing who is 26 teaches in the Bath No 9 school which Is 10 miles south and two miles west of Ma son City She has been In charge o this school since September She alsi has taught In Swatedale and Portlan iondltlonal prohibition ot interver 1 which was recommended in the f Janeiro jurists conference jurists recommended the flat No state may Intervene the internal affairs ot U S Stands Firm rha United States delegation has op led any formula as sweeping as thli 4 holds that the duty of a confe ce is to codify existing International iv and not to introduce new precepts Dr Pueyrredon said he would maln in his stand against intervention twlthstanding dispatches from Bue Iqs Aires indicating that his goverr iient might be In favor ot a less de Jermlned stand He appeared sure tthat in denouncing flatly and uncondl I tlonally all Intervention he would have governments full support no mat feer what might be the attitude of I puenos Aires on the advisability ot in I iisting on economic PanAmericanism I Bntertalns Coulter Pupils Feb Lorena Chrlstensen teacher in the rural echools entertained lier pupils Satur day at the home ot Soren Hansen the 1 party being given as a compliment to township schools Ker parents live in Rockwell Had Usual Difficulties According to the story which th teacher told at the hearing befor Judge Forbes she has known Brce for one and onehalf years She sai TURN TO PAGE 13 BRIDGEWATBR Feb by an insane murderer liberated inmates ot the Brldgewater state farm overpowered and killed two guards this morning and were only subdued after a force ot more than 60 guards state police and city police from Brockton had Invaded the institution The slain men were Eugene Amlaw night supervisor of guards and Wil fred Gerroir a guard Gerrolr met death at the hands of 10 murdererring leader as he came pon the maniac in the act of scaling transom from his cell The slayer lubbed the guard to death with his are fists ripped the guards keys rom his uniform and then freed four ther dangerous prisoners Five Attack Guard The tlve set upon Amlaw yrho rounds sntiiSlew hjm Oth 3 fettled Hogs in Six Week Period The above drawing shows the last leg of IJndbergUs PanAmer ican Cuba to St Louis Ills home The flyer left the Cuban capital at Monday morning lor the Missouri City The dotted line shows the old air mall route which Lindbergh will Ily bagaln Feb 20 making one round trip Paid Nearly Three Million jDollars to Farmers in That Time One of tha largest runs In the his tory of the company has been tha ex perience ot the J B Decker and Sons packing plant in the past six weeks according to F G Duffleld vice presi dent ot the company During this period a total of hogs were killed an average of about hogs a day These hogs were paid for In cash immediately upon delivery with the result that farmers in this vicinity received a total The average number of employes on the pay rool for these alx weeks la 337 Th total payroll for the six weeks Is The total number of carloads of meat shipped for this six weeks is 790 This meat will go to practically all parts ot the world is there any reason why everyone in Mason City and communi ty should not Insist on getting Deck ers products asked one business about the Decker Hig Attend Last Ramsay Rites 1 SIlss Stella Hansens birthday The afternoon was spent in games Will Rogers HOLLYWOOD SeO Talk about me even Joking about our president while here the digni fied United States senate went clear out of Its way to take an un necessary slap at him with a reso lution that he shouldnt run again Now off hand you would think that senate resolutions meant something but they carry no more authority than ft chamber of com merce one docs The senators wanted to show that the country was not entirely destitute of great men and that there was 06 men that could improve on Cal at any minute Yours WILL ROGERS f Copyright MINE RESCUE WORK CONTINUES Hope Abandoned for Vic tims Caught in Burning Canadian Mine TIMMINS Feb The work of bringingbodies of the victims from ihe burning Holllnger gold mine continued today with hope abandoned that any of the missing miners would be found alive Today 25 bodies had been brot to the surface Rescue parties had lo cated 14 other bodies at the 675 foot level and expected to bring out the last of these today Twelve of the Gl miners imprisoned Friday had been rescued The fire which had been burning on the 660 foot level since Friday morn Ing was under control The workers continued to pour water on tho blaz ing debris and the mine passages were being blocked with heavy canvas screens and the smoke and gas cleared from each section in turn fef sent outcalls for h preliminary showed that the first escape had cut up his bed clothmg and fashioned it nto a rope and had obtained from some undetermined source a hook to which he attached his improvised lad der and swung It over the transom He pulled himself over and had just cleared the transom when Gerrolr ap peared Gerroir was strangled to death In an unequal test of strength with the maniac The latter at once proceeded to lib eratethe other four and the five dis mantled an iron cot in one o ftho cells With a leg from this they waylaid Amlaw and clubbed him to death them Rushed Five Convicts All five then hid in the corridor office of the supervisor apparently In the hope that as the other guards ran out they would be able to fell them In single ffie Sensing the plan the guards telephoned for help before attempting a sortie When finally assured that the big institution was surrounded by other officers the prison guards themselves rushed the five convicts and in a handtohand battla overpowered hem No other Inmates had been liberated The names of the prisoners involved were not made public at the institu tion I i Church at Belmond to Pay Respects to Late Secretary BELMOND Feb body ot Walter C Ramsay rested in peace and quiet today close to the home folks he loved and cherished man when told achievement Hugh H Shephard Monday called attention of his fellow Rotarlans the booming Industry at the DecUet mt here He stated that night with the arrival oC hogs from Saturday and Sunday there was between and hogs In tho local yards That is more than In Cerro Gordo county In This establishes a iiew record last six weeks there on an averagax of hogs this number be SAILOR AND HIS YOUTHFULBRIDE IN SUICIDE PACT Sorrow at Prospective Separation Prompts lowans Act OTTUMWA Feb stricken because ot prospects of a lonp eparation Dewaine V Rains 19 ear old apprentice seaman of the U 3 navy and his IB year old bride Genevievo Dwyer Rains killed them elves by drinking poison last night Both lived at Falrfleld Tho suicide took place In an auto mobile near here Young Rains was ound standing in the middle ot a Good Fight Promised in Ohio Sector Split in G 0 P Rahlcs Is Result of Secretarys Announcement greater than the population of Ma sohClty Prices paid by local buyers are within 26 to 60 cenls of tha Chica go market which makes it advanta geous for stock growers to sell their tiogs here instead ot at Chicago The first map of Cerro Gordo county was prepared by Mr Shephards fath er Henry H Shephard In 18S2 The body of the state was lowered late Into secretary ot a grave at Leaves for Pennsylvania GARNER Feb Ernest H Wahlert left Saturday night to visit her daughter Mrs Grant Reynolds and family In Tarentum Pa Mrs Reynolds Is In a hospital in Pittsburgh Mrs Wahlert will not return unti Funeral of Former Sheffield Man Held SHEFFIELD services for Thomas Summerhayes 78 a former resident of this com munity who died at the Masonic Sanitarium at Bettcndurf Wednesday from a stroke of apoplexy was held here Saturday afternoon in the M E church The Rev P P Shaffer and the Masonic order had charge of the services Burial was made in the West Fork cemetery Two aons Wai ter Summerhnyos of Waterloo and Charles Summerhayes oC Charles City survive The GlobeGazette 3ffers a Booklet on Fitting Dresses Guesswork Is all right when it hits but it seldom makes a gar ment fit right Accurate rules told in plain words and illustrated in clear pictures will enable any woman to make clothes that fit and to remodel misfits Into proper shape No two figures are exactly alike and your things should be made to fit you not somebody else with a few similar measurements This new booklet by best expert author itles will be welcomed by every woman who likea things made right Sent to any reader for the coupon and four cents in stamps Write now Frederic J Hasliln Director v The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington C I enclose herewith 4 cents fn stump for a copy of the hook let KITTING DRESSES AND BLOUSES City Slate Franklin Grove cemeteny here yester day as friends of his boyhood days friends oChls youth and friends of his late years and political life stood with heads bowed in reverence tor ona of the most loved public officials in Iowa a man whose passing created a pall over the entire political life of the state a man for whom a great commonwealth halted briefly to pay its last respects at a state funeral Van Metre Delivers Sermon Many those who gathered here to hear the Rev C H Van Metre hs late Mr Ramsays pastor In a olce choked with sorrow deliver the nal eulogy were students under the ate secretary of state when he taught country school near here many ears ago had followed closely the ewspaper he later published had to aid him in his rise from the ositlon of an Iowa town to secre ary of state and had hoped that ome day they might honor him with he position of chief executive of the tate Mingled with the citizens of his ometown were the highest officials C his state gathered here to pay heir last respects to the man from whom they sought advice and coun el in solving the problems of Iowas political life Far too small to accommodate the hronj was the Congregational church In which tlio Rev Mr Van Hetre read the final rites Beside the flower banked casket tha pastor softly snake the words which echoed in the minds of all Echoes Sentiments of All While Walter C may be gone from Us in person his character and his high Ideals will live on and leave their mark on the world The local Masonic lodge of which Mr Ramsay was for years a mem ber was in charge oC the funeral services Gov John Hammill headed a group of Iowa officials who came from DCS Moines to pay their respects In cluded were Ray Johnson state treas urer J W Long state auditor Mark Thornburg secretary of agriculture W H Bailey adjutant general and Charles Webster B M Richardson FOX TO TURN TABLESON PAL Hickman Will Testify Against Welby Hunt at Hearing on Wednesday LOS ANGELES Feb William Edward Hickman convicted kidnaper and slayer of Marian Parker today definitely announced hia inten tion of turning states evidence against his young partner Welby Hunt when the pair appeared Wed nesday morning before Superior Judge Carlos Hardy to answer to the charge of murdering C Ivy Thorns a druggist Christmas eve 1926 He had a lot ot fun testifying against me AVatch him when the stand against Hickman de clared This referred to young Hunts test mony at Hickmans sanity trial foi the Parker slaying Hunt testified tha Hickman in his opinion was sane The youths have confessed partlct pation In the holdup in which Thorns was shot to death but each has sought to shift tha blame for the ac tual killing Despite all that his lawyers are do Ing tor him Hickman himself seem to have no hope of escape from th ilghway waving his arms and calling tor help late last night when Mr and Mrs John Burlte and Mr and Mrs Gilbert Houston all Ottumwu were returning to Ottumwa from an auto mobile trip Mrs Rains was seen seated in the automobile After Rains had Bhouted that h and his wife had just swallowed quantity of poison the Ottumwan speeded here and notified Sheriff L KUBsart who hurried to the seen Bains and Ws Tvlte however were dead when he arrived about tervinln utes later Young Rains was scheduled to leave Falrfield last night for the Great Lakes naval training station at Chi cago and expected to be sent from there to the naval base at San Diego Cal He had joined the navy in October ot last year returning home on a furlough shortly before Christ mas He and Miss Dwyer who was a sophomore in the Fairfleld high school tvero married Dec 28 They had been igaged for some time WASHINGTON Feb Herbert Hoover is out in the open as a candidate for president pledged to carry forward the principles of th republican party and the great ob jectives of Presiden Coolldges policies Acceding to th wishes of a growln group supporters the commerce sec retary has author ized them to enter his name as a can didate In the forth coming Ohio pri maries He thus be gins hig campaign fully aware that It means a fight at the outset with the forces of Senator ot Ohio an ther announced candidate wjiose riends aro determined to give him home states Gl delegates to the COAST CITIES UNABLE TO GET SIGHT 3eavy Fog Banks Along Route Obscure Plane From View BULLETIN ST LOUIS oclock lllis Feb 2 afternoon the Cansas City convention The senator who recently accepted hour set lor Lindberghs ar rival from Havana no reports had been received lhat the flyer had been sighted any where along his route Excessive fog along the route is believed to have pre vented watchers frotn catch ing sight of the plane ATLANTA Feb Fog and rain prevented the from checking the flight ot Col Charles A Lindbergh today from Ha vana to St Louis Radio stations wireless outposts and newspapers combed tho country for word ot tha Spirit ot St Louis but up to p central standard time no detinim Information had been received ot tho aviator since he took oft from Havana this morning at eastern time on the challenge of Hoovers shadowed candidacy with the gallows all this ong ago for thing was plannei he declared and Fred P Woodruff railroad commission ot the state HAMMILL NAMES ED SMITH AS SECRETARY DBS MOINES Feb Gov ernor Hammill today appointed Ed M Smith Wintcrset ns secre tary oC state to fill the unexplrcd term OC the late Walter C Ramsay Mr Smith represented the sixteenth state senatorial district In the thirty seventh thirtyeighth thirtyninth and fortieth Iowa general assemblies The TURN TO PAGE 13 MEREDITH SLAMS POSTAJ RATES lowan Says West Bein Penalized by Second and Third Class Charges WASHINGTON Feb postoffice department is adopting penny wise pound foolish policy keeping the present rates on second and third class mail Edwin Mere dith of Dea Motnes former secre Uiry of agriculture and n farm maga zlne publisher today told the house postoffice committee He argued that lower second and third class rates stimulated the vol ume and the revenues of the first clnif and higher rates Advertisements catalogs and news items produce firstclnss mail he said The west In being1 by the high rates on newspapers and mag azlnes he asserted ns eastern publish era are becoming unable to nfford the sending of their publications to the states west of the Mississippi river ACKSONJURY IS COMPLETED tephenson Is to Be First Witness in Trial of In diana Governor BULLETIN MICHIGAN CITY Keh IS C Stcphonsoii lite pris oner at the state prison here was started by automobile this morn ing to Indianapolis where he is In testify In the bribery trial of Gov ernor Kd Jiiolison INDIANAPOLIS Feb jury tor tho trial of Gov Kd ackson charged with conspiracy to ommit a felony and attempt to bribe ViTs obtained at oclock this norning The jury was completed tiC er examination of two talesmen Neither state nor made any ef out to do other than fill the one va ant chair that confronted them when adjournment was taken last Friday While attorneys conferred with the court following the swearing of tho ury Governor lackson remained ils chair thoUully studying the 12 j men William H Remy prosecuting at torney said that D C Stcphenson former grand dragon of tho Ku Klux Klan would be the first state wit ness Stephrnson was named in the in dictment brot against Jackson George V Coffin Marlon county republican chairman and Robert I Mnrsli Indian apolis Coffin and Marsh were granted separate trials The trio Is chnrKcd with attempting to brihe former Gov ernor Warren T MeCrny In Ifl23 ment that It would be no powder putt fight said last night that he was ready for the contest and per fectly confident of tha Hoover announced himself in a let ter to Thad II Brown chairman ot the Ohio Hoovertorpresldent commit lee who conferred here Saturday with the cabinet member I have received thru you and oth Hoovers letter said request from very many republicans of Ohio that I permit my name to he enteret In the presidential primaries of that state T do Tho socretnry will retain Ills cab inet post and he indicated that he will not bo nble to make a personal campaign before the primaries No Personal Campaign My conviction that I should not strive for the ho suirt and my obligations as secretary of commerce prccludg mo from making any personal canuiiiign I must rely wholly upon my friends In Ohio to conduct it and to conduct it in a fair TURN TO PAGE 13 fore1 his nonstop night state1 Only one report of an airplane thst might been that ot the Louo Eagle was received during the morn ing This came from Sarasota near the west coast No Reports Recelvefl The Associated Press tnni rtdio lions or member papers uked the radio llstenors tq berghs passage but none bad dono tip thin afternoon Weather forecasters along the ex pected route said Colonel LIndberfeh would encounter fog and rain all the way to St Louis and the low visibii ty Is believed to have accounted Tor his not being Been Some believed he would not be heard rom until his arrival at St Ltmib set for 2 p m CHICAGOAN IS SHOTTO DEATH Killing Follows Argument in Soft Drink Parlor Slay er Arrested CHICAGO Feb 1 Pullen 21 of Chicago was shot killed early today following an orgu ment with Fred Habltlct in a soTi drink parlor Pullen nnd a companion Tames J Dore also of Chicago started to leave the when HabitJet firctl at them with a shotgun Huliitlet was ar rested Pollec said Pullen had a slstnr Georgia livlns in St Paul Christ Pullen brother oC Fred and Tames J Dore were held ly olice as OFF FOR HOME Ions trail home Supreme Court Gets 74Page Stewart Brief WASHINGTON Feb Councel for Robert W Stewart chair man of the Standard Oil company o nrtiann today submitted to tho Dis rlct of Columbia supreme court 74 page brief In support of Stewart effort to make permanent a writ o corpus freeing him from ar rest by the senate for refusing t answer questions asked by the oil com mittee Buys Arcdnle Grocery AREDALK Feb iind llr E 13 Polk have bought the Knnmi Cash grocery store and will Ink charge of It about Ket 25 Mr Pol will have a sale Ktb 50 having rente hts farm Our Weather Man HAVANA Feb van following the today His goodwill flight completed Col Charles A Lindbergh hopped oCf from Columbia flying at this mornlnK or his home port of St Louis n flight of some miles Night still hunR over the waters of the straits ot Flor da as Lindbergh headed over them en the only water jump ot hia flight to ICey West Fla As the Spirit ot St Louis left the dimly lighted field only the steady throb oC its motor traced Its coursa t tho open seas From Key West Lind berghs route led along the Gulf of Mexico to a point south ot St Louis from there It turned north to that city Carried 225 ot Gas Tho plane was loaded with 225 gal lons of gasoline half Its capacity It was estimated that this would carry UmirtbcrRh for 20 hours The flight he fourth longest in his career was expected to end at Lambert field St Louis soon nftcr 2 oclock this after noon The three flights which have exceeded the present one In distance were New York to Paris miles Washington to Mexico City and San Diego to St Louis miles Cheers rose from the spectators on the field tho flyer swept over them leaving behind a message of good will and enshrined in their hearts Miniature flags of 13 countries vlw Itcd on his tour painted on the fuse lage ot the Spirit of St Louis attested tho affection of LatinAmerican for TURN TO PAGE 13 GloboGazctto weather fipcurns for 4 hour period ending at oclock Monday Highest Sunday decrees Iowcst in decrees At a decrees Precipitation of nil inch For like period ending at a m Sunday Good iannot last indefinitely If this isnt 1 proverb It oujht to be at least In itH application to wnathor After throp gorgeous the wealhcr man Sunday niRhi turned looso a bntdi of fog and mlsi that mado the roads Monday rnornlnB about as near ns thoy usil ally set in North Iowa It is said tha In sunexposed nln I ho frost is vir timlly out rr the ground an tilmos nnjnfMTdontpil condition for February In ihiK xono AUNT HEX By Robert Guillen t rend in a book that a ligcr dont cnl folks until il gets to where it cant cutch no other kind o game nn Hints the way a girl is about vampin1 married