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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 15, 1928, Mason City, Iowa OWA WEATHER Mostly cloudy tonight and Thurs flay probably enow south portion not much change in temperature AND MASON CITY North Iowas Daily Newspapei v Final Edition Edited for tho VOL XXXV iiVK CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEB 15 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS STJPPLEMENTAIi SERVICE NO Ill ASQUrm BRITISH WARTIME PREMIER DIES Hill Jury Reported Deadlocked 84 for Conviction DISCUSSION OF FATE IS HEARD IN CORRIDORS Jurors Have Deliberated Case Since 2 OClock Tuesday BULLETIN OTTAWA Feb oclock this afternoon no word Imd been heard from the jury de liberating tho fate of Haipy Hill The jury had been out since yes terday afternoon OTTAWA Feb jury deliberating tbe fate of Harry Streator youth accused ot mat pricide toflay was in a deadlock Re j ceiving the case at 2 Oclock yester 5 day afternoon the jury deliberated F until 11 oclock was taken to a hotel I for the nighthack into court this morning at and locked in the jury room Reports about the courtroom were that the majority of jurors were for the vote on one ballot be ing reported as 8 to 4 Jury More Quiof Today Last night voices the jurors fre quently were raised in loud argument but this morning the body that decide the fate of the youth accused of killing his mother Mrs Eliza Hill burying her body in the basement gtr Streator home went about Its Vrations more quietly ur of tho 12 men were reported holding firmly lor acquittal 3 wasmuch discussion of the flat jet sleptr In ilJand ate a hearty breakfast He ted not at all nervous and dls liIs prospects with jail attend ants 1 Hill Unmoved nt Reports I have nothing against an hontst juror who votes as he Harry said but I have no use for a mnn who talks one way and votes One of the jail attendants toid him that hothought the longer the jury remained out the better it looked foi him You bet your remarked the young man heartily Harry was asleep yesterday aftor Tioon fifteen minutes after iio arrived in tho jail from the courtroom and he had been awakened for dinner He was very nervous last night HAUGEN OPPONENT J A NELSON Congressman Gilbert Haueen Northwood will have opposition in his campaign lor reelection in the person of J A Nelson above Oecorah attorney who lias an nounced Iiis candidacy Lawyer From Decorah Will Fight Haugen J A Nelson Announces Can didacy for Seat in Congress DECORAH Feb gressman Gilbert N Huugen of North wood will be opposed by J A Nelson Decorali attorney for the republican nomination in tho fourth district Jlr Nelson for seven years Winnesliiek county attorney announced his candi dacy yesterday FIGHT IS BEGUN THRU OHIO FOR G 0 P BACKING Contest Between Hoover and Willis to Be in Every Precinct WASHINGTON Feb The Ohio situation with Its rapidly developing clash between Secretary Hoover and Senator Willis for control ot the states convention delegation is setting the pace In early republican politics followed closely by increasing discussion of the draft Coolidge movement Ohios republican national commit leernan Maurice Maschke has joined those who are advocating the nomina tion of Herbert Hoover and has chal lenged Senator Willis to make public any correspondence that would show that he has acted in bad faith in fa voring the cabinet member over the senator The contest between the two candi dates will bo carried to every polling place in Ohio managers on both sides declaring full slates of delegates will be presented in every district Burton Behind Hoover Representative Burton Ohio mem ber ot the house will be a candidate for delegate at large in support of Hoover He said James A Garfield probably would be the Hoover delegations sec ond choice for president and that he Stephenson f Was Ready to Buy Office 104 Miles of Iowa Paving to Be Built Total Cost of New Letting by Highway Commission Is AMES Feb 104 mijes of paved Iowa highways will be added to the hard surfaced system this summer as a result of contracts awarded by the state highway commis sion here yesterday The new con struction In Bremer Clayton Davis Jefferson Mills Montgomery Van Buren and Warren counties will cost The Harrison Engineering and Con struction company Kansas City will pave miles on Primary road 3 and 1 in Van Bureau county from Keosauqua to Davis county line for a mile and 14 S3 miles on Primary 3 In Davis county from Bloomfleld east lor a 18 Miles Thru Clayton In Clayton county a stretch miles long on Primary 10 and 13 from Fayette couriy line to Elkader will be laved by the A F Johnson Construejthey persisted in objecting to Stephen might Tat run as a delegate and Robert for delegate Hoover Secretary Hoover meanwhile Is In Florida bound to a fishing ren dezvous not giving a thot at this time to politics or official he said at Jacksonville last night Re ferring to renate committees decision to question him on flood control mat ters he said he will be glad to ap oar as it was the duty of any cabi et officer called before the commit BORN NEAR DECORAH FALLS IN RIVER OTTAWA Feb ONeill Browne ot Hill defense counsel for more than 20 years a member of the Illinois legislature fell into the Fox river at his home here today while showing a friend his estate Firemen with resuscitation appar atus began working over the body when It was recovered 15 minutes later but little hope was entertained that ho could be revived Police Unable to Locate Assailants of Wisconsin Man POND CU LAC Feb today were unable to find any clew to the Identity of per sons who took William Trewin from his home Sunday night performed an operation upon him and then re turned him to his home Balked by Trewins persistent fusal to indicate even to relatives the identity of any person he might suspect officers were checking on all details of tho story In an effort to solve tho mystery Trewins story is that he went to the basement of his house to fire the furnace and that from that time tin til ho recovered consciousness on the floor oC his kitchen four hours later ho remembered nothing Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Feb 14 Lindbergh will have to go back to Cuba He hadnt reached Key West before the Argentine and United States delegation nt the PanAmerican conference were hissing each other Nicaragua will have the marines on horseback down there watching tile voters Its a great idea for Nicaragua but we havent got enough marines nnd enough horses to even patrol the Pennsylvania and Illinois precincts Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright Mr Nelson was born on a nrm in Hcsper township about iJ liies north oC Decorah 42 years ago ie has two sisters and three brothers he latter all enlisted in the He Is a graduate of the University f Iowa and has practiced law in Di orah the past IS years At present e is a member ot tho law firm of Villett Nelson and Lynch the etts3 having been identified with the Ggal profession in Decorah since 1857 Before Mr Nelson took up law vas a school teacher drug clerk and ditor of a country newspaper He romoted the Mabel Record at Mabel where he spent several years if his life in various pursuits Earned College Expenses It is reported that he was constantly imployed at various lines ot work vhile a student at the University and arned the greater part ot his ejc tenses Since locating in Decorah lie las been city attorney and later Iielc TURN TO PAGE 2 COL 2 SENATE HIGHWAY GROUPTO MEET Shaff Calls Special Session to Consider Procedure for Road Bill DES MOINES Feb Senator j o Shaff of Clinton coOnty loday Issued a call for a meeting o theIowa senate committee on high ways here March 3 for discussion o procedure in introducing and handling the bond Is suo bill in tlie special session of thi Iowa legislature called for March 5 The house committee on highway likely will meet with tho senate com mittee on the same day altho chair man C A Hollis of Cedar Falls ha not yet issued his call Floor lenders for the bill in botl houses will be selected The hill prob ably will first bo in th semito Rules for the limltationof di bate also prohnhly will be discussed the conference Plymouth Roads Bad PLYMOUTH Fob mi weather and rains have put tlie voa in had condition Many ot the scho buses have had to use horses bccaus tho school trucks cannot get thru In South Dakota precinct proposal men were named yesterday to elect county delegates to attend the tate political conventions of both artics to be held in Pierre March 6 Sioux Falls provided the feature of he day 27 oC the 29 precincts report ng designation proposal men favor ble to Governor Smith Tho Smltl emocrats appeared victorious also In Srown county ot which Aberdeen IE he capital Two radio addresses from Washing on carried political discussion to the thcr last night coming from Williair Green president ot the American Fed ration of Labor and Senator LaFol ette republican Wisconsin Green iredicted that labor will continue to ollow a nonpartisan political policy TURN TO PAGE 2 COL 3 Life Termer Decides to Be Witness Against His One Time Friend INDIANAPOLIS Fob as a state witness iu the trial ot Gov Ed Jackson to day D C Stephenson former grand dragon of the Ku IClux Klnn charged that an effort had been made to kill him since ho was sent to tlie state prison on n murder charge In November 1925 INDIANAPOLIS Feb With defense objections eliminated by instruction of the defendant ID C Stephenson former grand dragon of the Ku Klux Klan today told ot an alleged conspiracy to buy the Marlon county prosecutorshlp at tlie trial of Gov Ed Jackson The former Klan leader who is now a life prisoner at Michigan City told of taking from a strong box to give Gov Warren T McCray In 1023 it McCray would name James J3 Mc Donald to tile vacated office Govern or Jackson Georgo V Coffin Marlon county republican chairman and Rob ert I Marsh formerly an attorney foi the Ku Klux Klan were In conference frequently relative to getting one ot In tho office Stephenson our group declared Governor Jackson watching witness Intently leaned forward the and talked hurriedly with his attorneys ns tion company Minneapolis for a The National Construction company Omaha will pave three on U S 34 Irom Glenwood 364 d mile both in Mills county arid miles in Montgomery county in U S 34 from Red Oak east to Adams county line for a The Bryant Paving company Wa terloo will pave miles on U S 21S from Waverly south for a Eight Miles in Jetferson In Jefferson county miles on Primary 1 from Fairfield south will he surfaced by Anderson and Emple Marshalltown for Thelast contract for miles on U S G5 in Warren county from Clarke county line north was awarded to the DCS Molnes Asphalt Pacing company for a mils sons testimony Clyda H Jones of defense counsel then said The governor has askei me to withdraw all objections and le the witness tell his BtepVvenSon qualified himself as ticmr Jtlurt he bee a close pBfsonaiarid political friend o Governor Jackson from 1922 unt 1924 He said ho had done everythin in his power to bring about Jackson election In 1924 Plan Historical Society PLYMOUTH Feb hlstor al arty will be given Thursday night t the church in honor of the Epwonii eague members Mrs Carr and Miss Alta Bonker are supervisors of the evening The GlobeGazette Offers Its Readers Movie Whos Who A 40page booklet about tho stars of the films A list of hundreds of actors and actresses with facts about each Also a history of the motion pic ture how movies are made howv they are distributed and tlie place they occupy in modern life The first handy illustrated com pact Inexpensive handbook of the movies ever prepared Our Washington information bu reau Is able to make a popular of fering of Whos Who in the Movies to its readers There is no charge except a few pennies to cover cost and handling Fill out the coupon nnd send for your copy now FARM BILL IS SENTTOSENATE Committee Reports Favor ably on Revised Measure to Aid Farmers WASHINGTON Feb The revised McNaryHaugen farm re ordered favorably re aenate agriculture Frederic J Hnskin Director The Muson City GlobeGazette Information Iturcnii Washington D C I enclose herewith 6 CENTS in stamps or roln for n copy or wnoS wno IN THE MAVIKS Name Sireet City Sfnte IleC bill was ported by tho mittee today after two hours consid eration By its action the committee put the controversial farm problem again before the senate by a unanimous vote of those members present Some how ever reserved the right to oppose the bill on the floor and to offer amend ments Tho itlodified bill still carries the equalization fee which was so strenu ously opposed by President Coolidgo in vetoing the measure passed lasl session but Is believed to meet sevcra objections then voiced by the presl dent The fee now would be levied only in the event of emergencies and could be mado to apply on all commodities whereas only the basic commodities were Included within provisions ot the vetoed measure A revolving fund of would be created from which loans at 4 per cent interest would be made j avaiable for cooperative marketing associations YOUTH HELD FOR ATTACKONGIRL Warquette High School Stu dent Will Be Asked to Identify Young Suspect MARQUETTK Feb youth arrested at LaCrosse as the man who attempted to criminally as sault Teresa Hahn Martiuctte high school student will bo brot to Mar quette today for the girl to see and at tempt to identify Tho youth said to answer the de scription given by the girl of her as sailant was arrested late yesterday afternoon by C F Smith chief of po lice of the Milwaukee railroad com pany at LaCrosse The arrest wat mado in tho Milwaukee yards there just after the youth had left a train Mr Smith In a telephone convcrsa tlon with Mayor Bob Edgar of Mar quetto said that he was satisfied that he had the right man The youth who denies the assault has admitted that ho visited In several cities near Mar quette enrouto to LaCrosse but claims that he did not stop in Marciuetto In searching him LaCrosse police found a photograph of himself on which was printed the word sheik In his pocket The girl while walking alongthe street early In the evening last week was grabbed by a man and carried across the railroad tracks Her screnms attracted others and he was forced to iier Slie had been choked and boaten and at first It was feared that her condition was sorlous CHARGES TWO PACKERS WITH DIVIDING FIELD iormel and Rath Are Defendants at Hearing The Rath Packing company of Wa erloo and George Horznel and com pany of Austin at a hearing vhich opened in the assembly room C tlie courthouse Wednesday morn ng were charged with having an agreement with each other not to com pete In the buying of hogs in a ccr aln section of Iowa At this hearing John C Brooke ex aminer for the Interstate Commerce commission acted aa the judge while E Miles of the department of ag riculture acted as prosecutor in behalf of the secretary of agriculture Alfred jongley of Waterloo was attorney for he Rath company and S D Cather wood ot Austin the counsel for the Hormel concern Exchange Intervenes J S Boya attorney for the Nation al livestock exchange Chicago filed a petition of Intervention to be ad mitted into the case on the grounds that It represented stockyard assocla tions which would be directly affecte by the outcome of tho case The ex change was admitted as an intervenor altho Mr Longlcy voiced objections Mr Brooke opened the hearing will a statement of the charges Which ha beep preferred against theDsc company statins that thdsa Tver substantiated they would bs in viola tlon of Title II of the Packers an Stockyard act and the two companle would be guilty ot restraint of trade In agreeing not to compete against eacl other In a certain territory Summer Talioa Slniid According to the complaint the Hor mel concern agreed not to buy soutl ot a line from New Hampton to Nashua Among tho towns specified vcre Plainfleld Janesville and Cedar Falls Tho testimony was opened by call K George F Hummers the man who nstigated tho complaint to tile stand In the direct examination conducted hy Mr Miles Mr Summer stated that o was in the employ oC the Hormel HICKMAN PAL EARL WAS ONE OF COUNTRYS NOTED FIGURES Burial Likely to Be in Westminster Had Been III Week BULLETIN LONDON Feb London newspapers generally as sumed today thnt the Into Earl of Oxford and Asqutfh wonld be giv en burial in Westminster Abbey mil ess had other plans WELBVT HUNT William ID Ulckman lias evi denced a keen desire to testify against Wei by Hunt above his copartner In crime for the letters statements regarding the PiirUer girls slayer COURTBNAY Earl of OxfovS Hickman to Fight Again for His Life Slayer in Shadow of Gal to Stand Trial or A Second Death TURN TO PAGE 18 1 Banks at Lawler Are Consolidated LAWLER Vel consolida tion of tiie State Havings bank nnd tho First National bank here wnft nn nounced today The new hank which combines the assets of the two old Institutions will be rnllod the Stnte Savings bank New capital has boon subscribed and the election of a now set of officers will take place it WHS slated Lindy might not he no he he could understand exactly what theyre saying about terloo Tribune Some say skirts are to be longrer and some say shorter Probably theyll remain conservative ns at pros Blade DUKE ESTATE LOSESVERDICT Court Orders Daughter of Tobacco King to Pay 8 Million Dollars NEWARK N Feb A verdict of was on record in federal court today against the estate of the late James B Duke tobacco magnate Damages were awardedGeorge D Hnskcll manufacturer of Springfield who charged Duke with enter ing into nil arrangement witli him foi the exploitation ot great aluminum properties and then selling out to the Aluminum Company of America Has kell had asked damages Mr Dukes 14 year old daughter Doris to whom ho loft the hulk of hts estate upon his death Nov 10 1B25 would bo the chief sufferer from the verdict Testimony was Introduced to show Mr Duko had profited to tho exten of by joining his Intoreata with those of the Aluminum company Feb William Hickman condemned slayer of Marion was placet on tilol with Welby Hunt 16 before Superior Judge BlUott Craig here to day on a charge of killing C Ivj Toms druggist In an attempted hold up Jerome Walsh chief counsel for Hickman pleaded unsuccessfully for continuance his motions for a de ay being denied both by Judge Craig nd Presiding Judge Carlos S Hardy ho assigned the case Tho jury box was filled with eight omen and four men as prospective nors and Judge Craig read the In ictment against the two youths Under group questioning by Judge rnigtwo of tho women were excused they said they had objections the inCllction of the death penalty Tlie court ruled that tho same jury liich would try Hickman and Hunt u their not guilty pleas also would Our Weather Man GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at oclock a m Wednesday Highest Tuesilny Jowest in H At n Roads which have boon mushy and almost bottomless were tight Tuesday night While extremely rough they are at lenut Tuesday was cloudy but Wednesday dawned clear and the weather mans prediction ot a iMurn to spring weather seemed abput to be realized I Second Severe Cold Causes Mrs Coolidge to Miss Engagements Ffh 15 A cold thnt has bothered Mrs Coolids or almost a week kept her from at toiulinjr last night a dinner given i the presfdcnts and her honor by Sci rttary Work Khn remained In her room while tl president attended the function In th fVinAmcrlcan Union building wher thn interior secretarys daughter Mrs A wo hostess Tiie illness tlie second in rewn years that hns prevented Mrs Conlldg from attending scheduled events is c pectcd to cause oancelation of her c for tho remainder of tl week Lieut Com Joel T Boone h physician has directed her to rcmal in seclusion but he Is not sorlous concerned over hnr condition BUTTON Feb and Aatjulth who as Herbert Asqulth prime minister was an standing figure of the World died hers at a today r Pulmonary complications brot to the 75 year old statesman at country home Tho Wharf In thW little oldworld village on the banka of tho Upper Thames Ha had lived there since his retirement Irom publia life after his resignation from leadership ot the liberal party October 102G Lord Oxford had been uneonecicma since Monday afternoon and him physljj clans said then that death was only a matter of how lone leart could hold out A weok ago the ormer premier was confined to hlV room with a severe cold an acute at ack ot pharyngitis followed and bron chltis set In Family nt The earl died In a dowed room overlooking his belovecr Thames At his bedside wera the members ot rda Lady Margot lila two Princess Blbesno Carter and his Thruout they friends anda number of villagers who knew Lord Oxford well the end which physicians had mid was Inevitable because ot his advanced ago and weak heart As the former premier fought his losing battle with death another out standing statesman oC the war the Earl ot Baifour was confined to his horns near Prestonkirk Scotland on the ordera of his doctors Earl Baifour who Is nearlng his eightieth birthday had an acute attack of Iarynglti5 which left him so weak that his physicians have prescribed complete rest for many weeks Hicltman3 trial on his addi plea of not guilty by reason It In ional f A Gray Gllmer attorney for Hunt ook up tho tiuestlonlng of individual rors where the judge left off He entered on questions ns to whether lie fact that HIckmnn was a oo efenflnnt would prejudice them gainst his client HAD NOTABLE CAREER FUNDS FOR RUM WARUNCHANGED louse Approves Committees Recommendation of Sum of 12 Million WASHINGTON Feb The house has survived its annual bat le over prohibition onfnrcemcnt funds has approved unchanged its ap iropriation committees designation jf for enforcement activities luring the next fiscal year That section ot the alwayi lie inspiration for an airing ot views on prohibition was npprovod after aipo majorities had staved off num erous attempts to revise it nnd re strict expenditures of the funds One Item that remained intact in the reasury hill which Includes the pro libitlon appropriation was for the coastguard part of which Is spent In the guards campaign against iim runners After attacking tho diplomatic Im munity that permits foreign to bring into tlie country Rep resentative IjiiGuardla republican New York sought unsuccessfully to itie the appropriation total to nnd then to The career of Earl of Oxford and AsquJlh Herbert Henry Asrjulth was one of the most distinguished among contemporary statesmen In England where he was regarded aa ono ot the most able scholarly and hardworklne leaders who over headed the govern ment His long period of public service was replete in dramatic possibilities but he never took of them to play to tho gallery Seemingly con tent to lead his people by following them he advanced quietly by sheer tenacity and hard coupled with natural ability One of his warmest TURN TO PAGE 2 COL 1 Tony Breede Hearing Set for Wednesday at 4 P M A hearing for Anthony Breede local youth who Is charged with carrying concealed weapons and with Intent tq commit a public offense ns a result ot a rido which he and Miss Anne Down ing Rockwell took on the night o Feb 9 will be helfl In the office oC Police Judge Lowell L Forbes Wed nesday at 4 oclock p m Miss Down Ing a teacher In Bath No 9 rural school caused Breedes arrest after tho couple had come to the Park Inn Hampton Commercial Club Holds Regular Meeting HAMPTON Feb regular meeting of tlie Hampton Commorcia club was held last night at the Hotel Coonlpy Routine business was dis cussed W Earl Hall edl tor of tho Glnbeflnzelto talked to the members about his trip to Paris AUNT HEX By Robert Guillen The Ihreo Ihings thai uplift n womans spirit most is a fresh bath nn1 bavin women envy somc tbin shes got on nn bavin her huslmnd net like hes proud of
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