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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 22, 1928, Mason City, Iowa                                WEATHER Bain tonight turning to snow in west portion tonight and In east tien Thursday much colder Thursday and in west and central portions to night AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES North Iowas Dailv Newspaper Final Edition Edited Tor the Home VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEB 22 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWSSUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 117 SINCLAIR AND AIDS APPEAL JAIL SENTENCE DELEGATES TO P MEETING ARE SELECTED 100 Chosen to Appear at Cerro Gordo County Convention Cerro Gordo county republicans at I precinct caucuses Tuesday night se I lectcd approximately 100 delegates to I the county convention to be held at uthe courthouse at 11 oclock Saturday I morning I With no dominant issue arising the I caucuses were quiet and orderly meet ings wherethose present carried out the purposes specified by the call of the county chairman R S Stanbery The county convention will select IS delegates and 19 alternates to the state convention which convenes in Xes Moines March 7 At the state con vention seven delegates at large and seven alternates will he chosen for the national convention In addition to these there will be two delegates chosen at each of1 the districtcaucuses to be held immediatly before the state convention opens The national con vention will be held at Kansas City June 12 Selected in Mason City Following are the Mason City dele i gates I First ward first Hathorn George E Barrett B IW Clark Renrtey J Glass R B gJohnsori Harriet Gould W H and Arthur Harris Flrst wanj second t Reynolds s L Haynes Mrs iFred Juffcld R S Stanbery and A J Jeeney Second ward first C akin Mrs Ralph Wiley C A B A E Ciess JHolalian P J Hanlon J A R Whlpple nd ckVJWixlter Hatha Baffley X C Hanes Pi Sheplov R F plough and Mrs Mary Kohl iThird ward first 2 Blythe H J Bryant G E L P Loomis Mrs Hardy Earl Ehlers and B C Way Third ward second A SOLcary R F Richardson Bert Keltz H M Knudson Luda E Smith Hartley Doolan and J F Broderck Fourth waid first C Robinson T A Potter Miss Helen Mass Reed Nelson W Earl Hall and F R Eallantyne Fourth ward second TURN TO PAGE 1C COLUMN 3 Coolidge Joins in Two Captains Found Guilty of Deaths of S4 Victims Washington WHERE NATIONS FIRST PRESIDENT LIVED AND DIED Inquiry Board Suggests Ad miral Brumby Be Detached WASHINGTON Feb Commanders of the submarine S4 and the coast guard destroyer Pauldinp are held responsible by a naval court on inquiry lor the collision that sent the submersibles crew of 40 to death off Provlncetown last Dec 17 In addition the court recommended detachment of Rear Admiral Frank H Brimby as commander of the control force which includes submarines of the Atlantic fleet Brumby was in charge ot rescue and salvage operations on the scene and the court declared in its findings that he failed to contribute that superior and intelligent guidance force and sound judgment expected from an ot ficer ot his length of service experi ence and The court composed ot Rear Ad mirals R H Jackson as president Julien L Latimer and Capt Joseph V Hogan with Commander Leslie E Bratton as judge advocate declared also that no known devices or equip ment not employed in the rescue op erations either in the navy or owned by commercial organizations could hnve saved the lives oC those on board tho The report said the navy had assem bled its best rescue crews as quickly as possible and that the rescue opera tions were logical sound and the most promising ot early COLD WAVE ON More Sno w and Zero Tem peratures Scheduled by Late Thursday IJES MOINES Feb ANDERSON OUT FOR GOVERNOR Clinton County Man Advo cates Modification of Na lions Liquor Laws DBS MOINES Feb Literature announcing the candidacy i of Marion E Anderson ot Clinton for the republican nomination as gover nor has been received here In his announcement Mr Anderson said ho had yielded to the requests of farmers and business men In Clinton county to run for the office The ciiniildale advocates the modification ot the liquor laws to permit sale of wine and beer and asks a sane and sincere attitude on the liquor ques tion The bond issue proposed as a legislative measurefor special session consideration is endorsed by Mr Anderson In other planks ot his platform he favors a state highway commission elected by the people bet ter banking laws and more aid to im prove county and township roads when It appeared that he had com pleted his last visit of the season old King Winter today prepared to return to Iowa for another sojourn of more or less lengthy duration His plans announced today by the government weather bureau here called for an escort of snow and zero temperatures Thermometers in northwest Iowa the bureau said wil be taken down to the zero mark Thursday night and on Friday the temperatures probably will reach a similar point on the gauge in other portions ot the state The visit low temperature is scheduled start tonight Ham forecast for today will turn to snow and tomorrow the plans King Winter showed Local showers covered most of the state last night The cold wave also Is to be supple mented by strong northwest winds the bureau predicted ROBBERY THOT MOTIVE IN WOMANS DEATH Governess Found Burn ing in Woods Had in Bonds MORRISTOWX Ar Feb was believed by police today to have been the motive for the burning to death Monday night of a woman whom they identified as Miss Margaret Brown 40 years oid em ployed until that morning as a gover ness in a home on fashionable Park avenue New York Fred Roff lieutenant oC detectives Of Morris county said that when Miss Brown left the homo of her employ T James P Olllespie shehad with icr in bonds and in cash bonds or cash were found in the vomans clothing Sister Makes Identifications Roff said identification had been made by Miss Mary Brown a sister of Fort Lee N from descriptions of the dead womansclothing a watch ind a scar on the body The detective advanced thetheory that the woman had been attacked and robbed in New York and brot to Hew Jersey in an Tlie line and ablaze was fouritUby 1st on between Bernardsville andMorrJatown She died ata hospi tal early yesterday When Miss Brown left the Glllesplo homeshe said she was going west to reside Miss Brown had been in Mi3 Gil iespies employ for about 10 months Virginia Is Setting for Anniversary resident Pays Visit to Early Home Town of Colonial Chief ALEXANDRIA Feb Coolldge came to this old irginia city today to participate in a elebration ot George Washingtons ii thday anniversary in a locality rich n history On board the Mayflower o entered the Alexandria naval bar er and while guns boomed out a ulnte he proceeded to Cariyle house vhere Governor Byrd Virginia awaited him and where tho president Creeled high officials of the state anrt ederal government Fully persons swarmed around he entrance to Carlylo housein such i jam that stern measures had to bf tikeii to control the crowds Slcnip Has DKKcullleH Kven members of the house and hud a difficult time getting Intc the building and members of the pres dents own party Including C Bos corn Slemp Mr Coolldges former pri vate secretary were at first barred from the door As local citizens attempted with some trouble to bring order among the crowds clamoring for entrance Repro scntativo Bloom New York finally ap pcarcd at the door and upon his won many of the presidents persona rlends were finally admitted Tlie long Iln0 later filed thru Car yle house to shake the president iand and after the reception was ove iie proceeded U an enclosed reviewm stand to view a parade ot military an patriotic organizations OIL MAN GETS SIX MONTHS IN CONTEMPT CASE Day and W j Bums Also Sentenced to Prison by Siddons Feb Under Jail sentences Cor contempt at court growing out of the FallSinclair Ov v i to t These1 scenes of George Wnshiiiffion the nations first Above is a view of Ills Iioino in Westmoreland county Virginia where lie wasbom on Feb 22 1733 In the center Is the room In which the first president died nt Mount Vcrnon and below an interior view of Mount Veiiinn To the left Is Washingtons tomb and to the rifflit one of Ills best Imoiru portraits DTFICIALS PRESENT Nothing was known of her personal affairs but Mrs Gillespie said she liad proved trustworthy and had per formed her duties satisfactorily Will Mnle Investigations A further investigation as to the cause of death Is to be made and the womans organs have been sent to a laboratory to ascertain whether they contained traces of drugs or liquor Police investigation was being con centrated today in a search for a se dan automobile which was seen near the patch of woods where tho woman was found This fact was held by the police to strengthen their theory that the woman was brought to the spot in an automobile Will Rogers SIOUX PALLS S Feb 25 am up hero in South Dakota Cooiidgu fdunil itin the summer time but 1 guess I am about the only one who ever came here the ivlnlor I am looking for that democratic governor ot theirs who made such a bis hit at the Jackson day din ner In Washington He Is the fel low that said they had a big game preserve up hereand they just built a high fence nround it and turned Calvin in there and gath ered him In and shipped him back to Washington In the fall I am going to bring that old boy out of these hills and run him for Youvs WILL ROGERS Copyriglit 1938 OFFICIALS GET POISONLETTERS New York Magistrate and His Assistants Victims of Threats NEW YORK Feb velopes containing a sufficient quan tity of poison to cause death have been received by eight city and court officials in a resumption of similar at tacks made last October The poison wrapped In plain white papers and In envelopes addressed In a minute childish hand was mailed to Chief Magistrate William McAdoo and his secretary two other city istrates a municipal court Judge the chief city clerk and two of his assist ants The poison was In sufficient quan tity to cause death a chemist reported I but would not prove harmful on mpre ly external contact The missives received last October were wrapped In yellow sheets of pa per which contained the warning We mean to kill We nre not crazy and were signed Feddern and his Warner Feddern a commercial artist was arrested at that time but later released He said he thot the missives might have been sent by some ot his friends as a practical joke The writings on the recently received envelopes were similar to the othrra the recipients said Chirf Magistrate McAdoo said he be lieved the sender to bo a demented per son who should be confined to an In sane asylum McMillan Expected to Take Stand on Thursday LOS ANGELES Feb holiday recess in the trial Charles McMilan for the sack mur ler ot wealthy Mrs Amelia Applcoy oday gave him a rest In preparation or his appearance on tho stand In his own defense tomorrow The defendants attorney stated in court lato yesterday after tho state iad rested its cose and part of Me Millans defense had been put o that the accused man probably vroiili take the stand LINDY OFF FOR UNNAMED FIELD Flyer and St Louis Men Keep New Destination a Secret ST LOUIS Feb Charles A Lindbergh with four pas sengers left LambertSL Louis ffeld in a Ryan monoplane at a m today for an unrevealed destination He headed northward over LouisChicago airmail route the An St Profanity however Is more humane than tho Icy tone of a good man who is keeping bis Times The GlobeGazette Offers Valuable Apple Recipe Booklet Apples have an almost unlimited variety of uses Apples are excellent additions to the menu but the housewife despairs of new ways of serving them This problem is solved by a book let giving 150 recipes for the use of this fruit You can obtain a copy of this 34 page booklet thru our Washington information bureau Merely fill out and mail the coupon below enclos ing four cents in stamps for return postage and handling confirmed report was that he planned to fly to Selfridge field Detroit Lindbergh said he was keeping his destination secret because he wanted to avoid tho usual crowds when he He was accompanied by Harold M Bixby president of the St Louis chamber of commerce William ertson president of the CurtissRob rtson Aircraft corporation Harry IT Knight president of the St Louis Flying club and B F Mahoney pres ident of the Ryan airlines mak er of the Spirit of St Louis Bixby Robertson and Knight were among Lindberghs backers in his transAt lantic flight The purpose of tho flight also was ept secret but there were intima tions it concerned an aviation business denl Horned Toad Threatens to Sleep Again Controversy Over Possibi lity of Long Life Continues KASTLAND favorite Texas Feb horned toad of west Texas today continued a fast of dis puted duration and threatened to KO to sleep again as supporters ot the claim the reptile hibernated near ly 31 years sougk new proof ot this contention zoologists appended would burn up While skeptic the belief the for lack of to their previous opinions Kttch a long sleep would ho impossible Texas student of reptile life declarXl it could have Tins statement came from IT M Law geology instructor at Southern Methodist university Find One Who Hid Food As Kastland residents who nesscd removal of tho toad from the cornerstone of an old courthouse hero Saturday were about to abandon search for a parson who helped en tomb one of tho species in tho crypt thin discrepancy apparently was rcm FLIVVER PLANE MAKES RECORD Frederic 3 Hasltln Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I enclose herewith I cents in stamps for a copy of the AllLK BOOKLET Name City Stale M W McMInn merchant at JURY TO TRY REED COMPLETED Opening Statements Are to Be Finished on Thursday OTTAWA III Feb jury to try Hiram need La Salle county farmer on a charge of bomb ins a school house in an effort to kil his sweetheart Miss lola Bradford the teacher was completed this morn ing and the state Immediately began its opening statement A salesman a farmer a truck driver and a decorator comprised the last panel of four accepted by state and defense Following a conference vrtih the nt torneys JiKlgo Frank Hayes an nounced court would be adjourned un til 10 oclock tomorrow morning when opening statements would be made It was believed arguments would also lie heard nt that time fls tn fld misfiihillty of Tteeds confession made to the states attorney Olden near here said he was willing o submit an affidavit that a honiei toad was placed in the cornerstones tie declared lie aaw the lato Sandy Martin entomb a toad In the stone along with a Bible coins and other articles in July The Rev 10 13 Singleton one of the witnesses at the resurrection Saturday also oCfcred a detailed stuto mcrit I knew my business and T was not interested in anything lakon from the the Rov Mr Sing leton said Minister Is Positive When some of the articles wore removed I lookorl into the box and saw the frog I took it In my hand Suddenly Itwriggled its hind leg I cried aliveand held it up for the crowd to sec I am positive thero was no hoaxt Tho reptile hns been returned to E E Wood who obtained a toad to place in the cornerstone when the courthouse was dedicated It nll nttentpted to or drink release and has shown siiviu ing another nap Brooks Flies 900 Miles in 13 Hours to Land in Titusville FJa TITUS VILLK Feb Brooks pilot and his dimin utive flivver piano without advance warning today bail ninde this city Lbo terminus of a recordbreaking flight for small economical aircraft tVltho his projected route which led from the Ford airport In Detroit to Miami not completed when Brooks landed his tiny ship here last night at S oclock ho hnd covered moro than 000 miles of airplane dis tance in slightly less thun 13 hours Tho previous nonstop record for planes of 40 horsepower or loss wis 871 set by Max Knippins French aviator in a flight from Le nourget field near Paris to Konigs bertf Germany last year Brooks descent on IJitusvillo unexpected and conscriuently no for mal reception wna accorded him by the KtnVtlod population rools ex plained ho hnd been forced down be the f2 Ballons of gasoline with which he left Ietroit ypstcrdiy morn ing had been consumed Hrooks plane the result of a con centration oC the Kord company on n small airplane has a winy span of onty 25 feet and weighs only pounds It is powered by a twocylin WASHINGTON Feb Virginia which gave GeorgeWash ington to the nation recalled her glor ous past for President Coolldge today vith a celebration at Alexandriaof the irst presidents one hundred ninety Ixth birthday anniversary All of the commonwealth interest vas centered in the little city on the Dotbmac in a demonstration designed n forerunner of tho countrywide bscrvance of Washingtons birthday TUIJN TO PAGE 1C COLtMN 5 oil conspiracy mistrial Harry F Sin clair his associate Henry Mason Iay and William J Burns the detective looked to the higher courts today for exoneration With Burns son W Sherman Burns wiio was fined for his part In shadowing tho oil jury as ac tive head of the detectivs agency they filed notice of appeals last night shortly after Justice Frederick L SiOdons pronounced sentence in dis trict ot Columbia supreme court They were at liberty today upon their promise that the bond fixed would be supplied Sinclair Gets Six Months Sinclair was sentenced to six months tho District of Columbia jail Day as given a fourmonths term and urns was let oft with a 15day son nee Earlier In the hearing Justice Sid ong had dismissed similar charges gainst Sheldon Clark vicepresident the Sinclair Refining company and L VeitBcb head ot tho Burns Balti icre agency Sinclair now faces the prospect of erving nine months in the District ot CoUirnbla Jail Previously he was sen tenced to threo months for contempt tor refusing to testify in tho senate probe In sentencing tha men Justice Bid dons who had presided at themis trial made the declaration shadowing of an unsuspected jury was unlawful and that It tended to ob struct justice therefore being in con I tempt of court der motor of 30 horsepower Homes of Thompsons Political Allies Are Under Guard of Police dcwir CMICAGO Feb defenses against bomb throwers wev Irongtiioiied today by sending pollc details to guard the homo of two inor ot the political allies ot Mayor Wi litm Jlnlc Thompson mos now guarded Included thosc of Mayor Thompson Charles C nioiTis city toiuptroller Bernard I former municipal judge Mi chael Hughes commissioner of police Daniel A Sei rittclla city sealer and Di William H Held Efforts to get at tlie bottom of re cent bomb attacks upofi the homes of friciuls ct iho present administration wiro umlcv way as the poliro planned itNllo four Italians aricstnil THREE CONFESS DYNAMITE PLOT Report Solving of Mystery of Bombing Water Pipe line in California INDEPENDENCE Feb confessions of three of be dynamiters of tho Los Angeles ac lucduct in Owens valley during n rater war that raged intermittently over a period of years today were in ho posseslon of Inyo countys district attorney Jesse One of the principals whose nnme vas not disclosed already was In orly and wholesale arrests were saki y Hession to be imminent The contained names ml addresses of five to 50 and dynamiters of persons who iought tho explosives engineered the it tacks and even of those who touched off tho charges in the nigl that toro out sections oftho 200 mile long steel pipe that carries the citys main water supply from the high Sier ras declined to reveal any names ponding tmests Ilession said that the tiatn and doc umentary evidence gathered by two investigators from Los Angeles dur ing mmjli9oj effort apparently Cur nifibcd a basis quick action Bo Tried Again Sinclair will be back In tho same court on April 2 ivben hewill go on trial again on charges of conspiracy with Albert B Fall ris Interior secre tary to defraud the government in the lease of Teapot Dome Fall also Is scheduled for trial that day but the government has declared its intention to try Sinclair separately f Falls III health prevents his ap pearance One branch of the case growingout f tlie mistrial remains unsettled Kidwell Cnso Unsettled It concerns tho charge in two affi davits that one of tho trial jurors Ed TURN TO PAGE 1G COLUMN 1 IOWAN KILLED IN GAR WRECK Taxicab and Street Cars Col lide in Twin Cities Caus ing 2 Deaths MINNEAPOLIS Feb men were killed and four werp seriously Injured in two nccldentf In which taxicnlis collided with street cars hero today The dead ire Louis Hampson a taxi cab driver and Herbert Neitzel 34 a Milwaukeeo salesman Tho Injured IetciMaiciy Du buciue riding with Hampson tiire skull ami two broken less be lieved to bedying Arthur Anderson taxi driver sihlo skull fracture Paul OBrien Wausau hanker fractured left log and internal in juries Our Weather Man Xorways first labor government lasted just two weeks 1robalily Kinu3 ot Its Inexperienced bus 111 idea HID party should try in carry mi some of Its campaign Cily Tribune night fine of prfwldint of Siciliana them Tuny Loinhnrdo tlie powerful Italian ly formerly the Inlune Tho chni who nuuTics for money doesnt need murh voenbuhiry just gimme nud yes wa Courier ilolieCinzrtte weather figures for 21 ttour period ending at S a m orloeii Wertnpsdiiy Highest above Tyowest in nhnvu At B a above Sleet started falling about 10 oclock Tuesday night and continued Intermit tvntly thruout the night with tiona of keeping it up thru Wcdnes day AUNT HET By Robert Quillen riitkon one ronson why a woman likns to kiss a cliiltl on the buck ol ilic neck is liocausd Huds Ihrs only ilucR Hints clean   

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