Mason City Globe Gazette, February 14, 1928 : Front Page

Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette February 14, 1928

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 14, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Fair tonight and Wednesday pre ceded by unsettled in east portion somewhat colder in east portion tonight AND MASON CITY DAILY TJMES North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the Home VOL XXXV CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PEBSS REPORT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEB 14 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 110 HICKMAN MUST DIE ON APRIL 27 COMMITTEEMAN IN OHIO BACKS HOOVERS RACE Maschke Abandons Willis to Support Secretary of Commerce CLEVELAND Ohio Feb Masche republican nation al committeeman for Ohio today threw his support definitely to Herb ert Hoover as the partys candidate for president The Cuyahoga county Cleveland party organization almost to a unit believed Hoover the strongest man the republicans can select for the presi dential Maschke de clared Personally I believe his nomination Tvould most likely carry the party to victory hero this coming fall so I am going to support the Hoovercandi Maschke made it plain that he was speaking at this time for the county organization and himself but not for the state organization His position as national committeeman hWever gave his declaration significance is the first national com mitteeman to express his view on the fight between Senator Frank B Willis and Hoover which was brot toxa defi nite issue when the secretary agreed to let His name be used as a candidate ing delegation to the Lindbergh Ends St Louis Flight in 15 Hours Say Legion and Auxiliary Have World Peace Problem Members Hear Five Speakers and See Miss Wild in Ballet Having bound up the nations the American Legion muat now turn Its attention to tho problem of the of International un peace by disarma ment but peace by the education of nations The world wanting peace but un able to help Itself looks to America for leadership The Legion composed of the men entrusted with tho nations safety in time of emergency ia par ticularly fitted to take the initiative In this stupendous program This program may not see results In this generation In fact it it accom plishes its end in three or four cen turies it will be doing well OIL COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE PARTYFINANCE Senators Want to Know Who Contributed to Treasuries Preparedness Not Preparation WASHINGTON Feb Campaign chest records of both the republican and democratic parties with particular reference to the 1320 But before the Legion can approach i presidential contest likely will be ex the world it must have complete by the senate Teapot Dome Continental derstanding within ita own boundaries i committee in its quest tor It must teach that preparedness does I profits oE the now extinct C not mean prepa preparation war but ARE INCREASING Number Has Gained 600 Per Cent in Country During Five Years NEW YORK Feb llonalrea have increased in number about 600 per cent since 1923 judging from statistics showing million dollar estates for which trust companies have acted as executors or trustees Francis H Slsson vice president ot the Guaranty Trust company of New York speaking here today before the midwinter conference ot tho Ameri can Bankers association said that a survey of the national field indicates that in five years the institutions have handled 668 estates valued at 000 or more Recalling that George Washington one of the wealthiest men of his time left an estate worth only Mr Slsson reported that in 1923 trust companies handled estates In 1924 69 In 1925 101 in 1920 151 and in 1927 298 The large estates were not confined to cities Mr Sisson said In one small town to which a boom had brot wealth as well as oil the local erust com pany handled five estates in one year tnd six tho next In some sections banks reported handling few or no estates of large size but pointed to a remarkable growth in the number of estates rang ing in value from to a fact Ir Slsson sug gested the wider spread of wealth in this country protection until the educational pro gram begins to haVe results In this national defense program women too must play a part The Le gion auxiliary made up of the wives mothers sisters and daughters of ex service men is especially qualified to take the lead Thus was the Legions program of work outlined to more than gionnaires and auxiliary mem berg at the joint WisconsinIowa party in the armory nigrht AdaJin Macauley Monomon past president ot the nation iliary and Austin A Peterson Mil waukee adjutant of theWisconsin de partment Heard Rumblings of War of these drew illustrations from the Legions recent pilgrimage to France stating that never before were they so convinced of the folly at tempting to bring peace by disarma ment as when they visited the Eur opean countries There they heard th6 rumblings of war among those in power while the fear and dread of it lurkecj In the minds of the masses Other speakers Monday evening in cluded Mrs Virginia Bedell Spirit Lake Iowa auxiliary president R J Skin Laird Algona Iowa adjutant and Webster City former tenth district commander and now department vice president Was One of Largest The crowd was one of the largest that ever attended a Legion party in Trading company of Canada Will H Hays former chairman of committee to tell the the republican national already has been asked committee about the donation by Harry F Sinclair Teapot Dome lessee and a sharer ot the entals profits to the party deficit in 1923 and now Chairman Nye repub lican North expects to sum officials to if they have a similar Etory to to the1 other too io He haViiot de cldedyot Just whom to call before th committee but he recalled that Sin clair had testified In 1923 that he had contributed to campaign funds of hot parties Tlie senator said also that the dem cratic party was known to have had deficit of nearly at the close f the 1920 campaign but that by 192 hat figure was reduced to here Is no public record of how tha vas done Nye said and he believe he committee should find out whethe he party received a portion of th hidden Liberty bonds whlc ormed the profits of th Mason City representatives here from Northwood Clear Marble Rock Man 111 MARBLE ROCK Feb haa been received here stating that Robert Ramsay Is critically 111 at Rockford where he and Mrs Ramsay are spending the winter beins Lake Sheffield Waterloo Hampton Manly Garner Clarion West Union Charles City Iowa Falls Rockwell Osage Dougherty Klemme St Ansgar Thornton Nora Springs and else where One of tlie favorites on the pro gram which Included a lunch served by the auxiliary and dancing follow TURN TO PAGE 22 Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Feb 13 John Di issued such a straight forward statement Satur day that It didnt sound like a rich man at all He is liable to shame some of these other big men into being for the country and If he does that will da moro good than his gifts have Hoover is formally into the race Ho is the only candidate in either party by acclamation The others are candidates by personal desires It will be interesting to see what kind ot arace ajtnown qualified man can make This election will decide whether qualifications are an asset or a liability Youra WILL ROGERS Copyrlfilit Continental company The Teapot Doms Inquiry will b resumed Thursday Congregational Church Pastor at Rockwell Quit ROCKWELL Feb Rev E L Barley tendered his resign Uon as pastor of the Congregation church of this place at the regula services Sunday morning effectlv Aug 1 The Rev Darleys pastora has covered a period of several yea on this field Hickman Not Worried by Fate FATE OF HARRY HILL RESTS IN HANDS OF JURY Defense Decides It Will Not Make Final Plea for Youth Flyer Never Lost in Fog in Long Hop Flyer Will Make Special Trip Aloft for School Children BULLETIN OTTAWA Feb The case of Harry Hill charged with the murder of his mother Mrs ElizaA Hill was given to the jury at p m OTTAWA Feb Right to a final argument in defense of Harry Hill charged with the mur der of his mother waa waived today by his attorneys As States Attorney Russell O Han Fon completed his closing statement in which ho asked the Jury not to send the youthful defendant to the electric chair but to find him guilty and Inv irlaon him chief defense attorney lhay stepped up to Judge Joe A avis After a moment of conference the udge turned to the court reporter and said Waives Bight to Plea Let the record show that the de fense its right to final ar i tjThe after de ST LOUIS Feb un failing accuracy having carried him safely halt way across a fogblanketed continent Col Charles A Lindbergh andfils famous monoplane Spirit ot St Louis were home today Negotiating a planned course from Havanna to Florida and thence northwest to the Mississippi river Col Lindbergh swooped out of the fog at LambertSt Louis field and ended his journey of miles In 15 hours and 35 minutes His flight begun Dec 13 at Wash ington and leading down thru Mexico and ths Central and South American SLAYER SLUMPS IN CHAIR BUT LAUGHS AGAIN Trabucco Orders YoutH to Be Taken to Prison to Await Death LOS ANGELES Feb Edward Hickman was sentenced to death tor the kidnap ing and slaying ot Marian Parker The execution waa not for Friday jury snot young1 malT ac jjifSed jf Shooting his mtither aridbury in of her William Edward Hickman sentenced o death April 27 kid naping and slaying of Marlnn Parker remains unworrietl about Ills fate When the picture to the left was alien lie exclaimed Shoot me thin and closed lifs eyed wlille a broad grin As lie posed for the photo on the right HIcIanan remarked Ill do the best I can to give you serious picture but I dont feel that way at FARMERS BLAMED FOR BI1TS DELAY Kentucky Democrat Says Jealousy Existed Between Organizations i Feb lay in farm relief legislation wns lal at the door ot national farmers organ izations by Representative Kincheloe democrat Kentucky at hearings today before the house agricultural commit tee With the appearance of J Tnber master of the National Grange charges that jealousyexisted between the American Farm Bureau federation arid the National Grange In Illinois iwere brot up by Kincheloe I think that the farmers of the country ought to know tnat their or ganlzation leaders here In Washington cannot get together Kincheloe declared He asserted that this was primarily responsible for no farm re lief program being agreed upon Askedby Kincheloe when be thol the former would get relief Taber said hes going to get relief just as soon as leaders ot farm organizations forget politics and Baelc From Nebraska MARBLE ROC 1C Feb Marsh has returned from his Nebras ka visit Mrs Marsh remained or longer stay with relatives The GlobeGazette Offers Orange and Lemon Recipes N Can you make banana canoes Turkish delight fifteendollar pie tulip dessert Possibly you dont even know what they are These are desserts made by com bining oranges and lemons with other ingredients to make delight ful dishes Science has recently demon strated that raw foods must form part of the diet in order that the body may not be undernourished The use of oranges and lemons Is a pleasing and palatable way of in suring a balanced food supply for the body There are hundreds of attractive ways in which they may be used Any ot our renders may obtain a booklet giving over 200 recipes for serving oranges and lemons at tractively by themselves and In combination with other foods All that Is necessary is to clip the coupon below mnll It and enclose four cents In stamps for return postage and handling MEAT PACKERS HEARING HERE Department of Agriculture to Consider Complaints Against Two Concerns Officials of the Rath Packing com imny o Waterloo and George A Hormel and Austin arrived here Tuesday to answer charges alleging that in 1924 these two oncerns agreed not to compete with ach other In buying hogs from farm rs in certaln of the state f Iowa The charges werepreferred by the United States department ot agrlcul ure following a complaint by George Summers a former Hormel em loye anda brother of c C Sum mers formerly with the Internal rev nue department here The charges nd the testimony of the packers will heard by a representative of the department of agriculture Wednesday morning at the county courthouse E W Rath will represent theRath acklng company and Ben F Hormel and O W OBerg will testify In be lalf of the Hormel company In an Interview Tuesday Mr Hor mel stated that the two packing com panies would prevent affidavits to srove that the charges are unfounded and declared that no such agreement ever had boon made or even discussed Betweenthe two concerns Mr Summers in his complaint as stated by tho department of agricu Lure alleges that he was notified by the Hormel company to refuse to buy Frederic J Ifashin Direcfor The Allison City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I enclose herewith 4 cents In for a copy of the ORANGK AND LEMON BOOK ISnnie Street City Slate Another factor believed to have In fluenced defence counse was the buttal which would have been made tomorrow by Special Prosecutor A T OConnor has a wide reputation as a forceful orator Court was adjourned until afternoon when Judge Davis will give his in TDBNT TO PACK 22 2 BANDITS DIE DURING HOLDUP Chicago Officer Shoots It Out in Cafe With Four Men CHICAGO Feb ive Sergeant Thomas Cooper quick on the draw and of deadly aim failed to stick em up in answer to a bandit quartets command last night but When the smoke cleared away one rob ber lay dead one mortally wound eel another fatally wounded while the fourth had fled Tho shooting took placo in a south side restaurant where the officer had stopped for lunch While hanging up his hat and coat tho four men entered theplace one of them slezlng Miss Blanche Wilson proprietor by tho throat As ehe screamed Sergeant Cooper wheeled around drawing his pistol he bandit leader dropped to the floor at the first shot Two others unarmed attempted to ruah the policeman but hey too fell Tho 1ourth man ran About this time Fred Kern a cus omer entered and a bullet intended or tho fleeing robber passed thru bis coat The dead leader Identified by cards found on his person was be leved to bo Charlea Green 26 Edward Smith 23 with four shots n his body died later at a hospital Jack Gold 30 shot once was reported dying Police records failed to show any Information about Green but both Smith and Goiti were wanted police said in connection with a holdup of the Everett Coal company when Fred Death Nears for Asquith Doctors Say Physicians Hold Little Hope for Former Prime Minis ter of Britain DWIGHT DAVIS WILL ASK LINDBERGH TO QUIT STUNT FLYING JEFFERSON CITY Feb 14 Charles A Lindbergh is to be implored by Dwlght Davis secretary of war to give up all stunt and dangerous flying because he is too valuable to aviation and the Secretary Davis iwld he would see Lindbergh today in St Ixrulq aid congratulate himoit ms flight Havana At the same time the secretary safd he would ask Lindbergh to re fraMn from all stunt flying He would not ask however that Col Lindbergh give up flying alto gether because Davis said he could not make such a request republics was described today as an odyssey ot the air which in Its spec tacular aspects WOB second only to his New York to Paris flight Was Never Last With characteristic modesty Col Lindbergh said the last nonstop leg of tho flight thru the fog was like any other flight and that he was not lost at any time My longest jump over the water was between Havana and Key West about 100 he related Then TURN TO PAGE April 27 j Judge J J Trabucco pronounced the sentence Hickman will hanged unless hla attorneys are successful In an appeal to the state supreme court Two wit nesses were placed on the witness stand to establish the crime and the degree ot murderg Ordered to San Quentln Hickman waa ordered turned over to the sheriff at once for transfer to San Quentln prison The prisoner who had stood erect to hearjiis sentence ronounced dropped heavily into hla seat after the last word fell from Judge Trabuccoa lips County Autopsy Surgeon A F Wag ner testified to his examination of tlie mutilated body ot the Parker child and Herman Cllne chief ot detectives repeated hla testimony of Hlckmans sanity Vrlal concerning ths confessions Before passing sentence Judge Tra bucco denied the delenaa motion for a new trlaA and also overruled eu mo tion alleging the court Tfaa wittibuf jurisdiction to pronounce The court overrode an objection by the defense to the admission of any evidence to fix tha degree of the crime Soon Regained Jaunty waa pallid and ha ap peared gravB as lie waa led from ths courtroom However 10 minutes at hogs in a certain including Flainfleld Waverly and cedar because this district had been allotted to the Rath Packing company by agreement Such practices are In violation of Title II of the Packers Stockyards Act according to the formal com pUjint Issued by the department of ag rlculture If Ihe charges nroi substan fated the secretary of agriculture Is empowered to Issue a cease and de sist order to halt the practice Visits In California MARBLK ROCK Feb S W McNlnch left tor a visit with he father Warren Harrison at Long Bcacn Cat SUTTON COURTBNAY England Feb was slowly drawing the curtain today on another great figure ot the World war the Karl of Oxford and Asciuitli who as Herbert H Asquith served his country aa prime minister from 1908 to 1916 All hope for Earl Oxfords recovery was abandoned by his physician early this morning and H was said the end was only a question of how long the en feebled heart of the 75 year old states man could hold out ASQUITH He was continually growing weaker this morning and his physicians expressed surprise that he FAIR WEATHER DUE FOR IOWA Winters Visit to State Ex pected to Be Brief Weath erman Says DES MOINES Feb ter paid another brief visit to lown ast night following yesterdays rain and covered the west and central por tions of the state with a light snow The government weather bureau re ported this morning that as yet no snow had fallen in eastern Iowa and little was expected Fair weather is predicted for tonight and tomorrow over the state in general Precipitation for the 24 hours end ing at 7 oclock this morning aa of ficially reported to the local weather bureau waa Moincs 72 inch Charles City 56 Davenport Matson was shot and killed Feb 7 1927 Chicago Democrats Name High Court Justice as Candidate for Governor CHICAGO Feb E Thompson Rock Island state su preme court justice has been named by tho Chicago democratic organiza tion an Its choice for governorship of Illinois His selection after a session early today followed expressions of the state central committee in favor of Justice Thompson last Thursday and Indica tions were that ho would bo named the official parly ncmlnoc April 10 had lived thru the night Soon after he closed his political ca reer by resigning as leader of the lib eral party In Oct 39 192G advancing age begnn to make Inroads on his once robust henlth Last week he took to his bed pulmonary complications de veloped and early yesterday afternoon he lost consciousness A llttlo family continued to wntcJ at the Karls bednido this morn Ing It Included Lndy Oxford Margol Asquith who kept fi ceaseless vigil tor almost 60 hours AnthonAsquith and Princess his daughter While In tho mullionwindowcd room tiie aged statesman battled for life from time to time one of the few hun dred residents ot Button Courtenny would appear at the house to aslc for the last word of Karl Oxfords condi tion i Tho sorrow felt In RuttonCourtcnaj waa typical of tho British nation and its deep sympathy at the ebbing ot the life of the man who was a part ot the countrys life for the past half cen tury Omaha 24 Keokuk 20 Sioux City 18 and Dubunue 14 Oar Weather Man ter tile brief procedure was finished he waa smiling and jaunty as he re turned to pose for news camera men In the courtroom The disposition of Hickman on the kidnaping conviction was left by the court to the state board of prison di rect5rs No notice of appeal of the case was filed by Walsh which ho indicated last week he would make After session ended he pointed out that he has two days in which to take this ac tion Sentenced for Murder For the orlms of murder Judge Trabucco read in pronouncing sent ence the offense described in count two of the indictment you shall suffer the penalty of death It is the Judgment of the sentence of tho court that you William Kdward Hickman for tho crime of which you have been convict ed towlt Murder In the first degree that you bo delivered by the sheriff of Los An geles county to the warden of tho state prison at San Quontln to be by him executed and put to death on Friday April 27 In tha manner provided by the IHWB of the state of California and may God have mercy on your On tho kidnaping conviction court sentenced Hickman to con fined In the state prison at San Qucn lln for the term prescribed by law which term will be fixed by tho board of prison directors for the purpose of executing this Alfred Hickman brother of tha con demned youth was In the court room to hear the sentence Imposed He In dicated his feelings by a downcast ax TURN TO PAGE 2J Robbers Fooled nt Marble Rooli MARBLK ROCK Feb un successful attempt waa made to into tho office nt the Pransey oil sta tion Friday nlRht GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at oclock a m Tuesday Highest Monday 35 decrees Lowest In 3D flagmen At n degrees Precipitation 53 of an Inrli If there was ever a disagreeable day entirely without extenuating cir cumstances Monday was that dny There wns fog mint nml snow The roads wore thrco or four worse than terrible Indeed it wns no easy to love onon netghlxjr or ones Holf on such a dny AUNT HET By Robert Quillen A woman wouldnt worry about her husband marryin again after she dies if she knovvcd hed treat his second wife as mean as he iocs ;

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Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette

Location: Mason City, Iowa

Issue Date: February 14, 1928

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