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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 12, 1928, Mason City, Iowa                                IOWA WEATHER Rain and coMer tonight Partly cloudy to cloudy Tuesday Colder in south and east portion Tuesday AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES North Iowas IHily Newspaper Final Editiori Edited tor the Home II VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MARCH UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 133 1 Opening Installment I RESIGNATION Of MELLON URGED FOREWORD Old Traditions Die Although a mans idea of woman his changed much ta the but half century especially since the there many men who honestly If unconsciously believe that all women are weak nod that the good woman Is the womanwho has not been at tha right time in the right place rnnij under the right circumstances v Tha father of Lynda Fenton is one of He is a perodical drunkard and when in his eupe he always Impresses upon his daughter that every woman fa the slave of her emotions and her love of material things ahf ultimately she will sell herself if the compensa tion happens to please Her FaUiers Words Some women Insist upon marriage as the he says Others want money or power Whatever it may be the man who fa enamored of wo manjnust pay and and He has told his daughter eyer since she was know what words mean that she canuot escape the terrible aict THREE MEMBERS OF FAMILY ARE SLAIN IN HOME Chauffeur Arrested for Texas Triple Hatchet Murder will desire fcer as they did her mother before her who hot but her lovand rluxur Road 2 fc uments Near End KILLED BY BUZZARD baby daughter for some man who could h giveher lloveand surroundings instead of tho comparative poverty that given her I Lynda Fentqh because of the Infirmity of her grown up Jn ioUtiry Out of her environment and her fathers constant tterar lion she had evolved a theory of her own In regard to life If she were fated to eventually sell herself he very get the highest pHcerandshe was not sure that this was to be inarrlaee x Tliatj theories nothing until they are proved workable ana that then they are not theories butfacts Lynda did not What She r V Varlne the three months of which this story Is a Iilstory she learns this Coupon these few weeks hang all herfuture happiness or sorrow i iHow ft turns out Itmeans to her depends entirely oni the un xmlirn character she has developed i hv her splitary chtldhood and it isa sad fact that most experiences tome too late to bring anjtnins Tliecrucial three months of Lynaa Fentons Hfe probleiii beginstwlth the d of her school We and tlie bcglnninir ofher workaday existence ice of Kalph Anultage The history Is important an interest document for sooner of later the problem has tobe answered jevery woman Nature always insists upon some an answer from Ahem iind to the momentous question tho following story the answer I ps t CHAPTER The Way Her Mother Went A LITTLE figure clad in a rumpled bungalow apron burst thru the ooor of A a slkbby house which stood back from the road and ran down to tho gate Hero lookedengerly up the street then shale ass s ing her its shinins satiny waves of black hair she sadly leanto despairingly on tears from her eyes as turned and wallied back to the hoiiee She threw herself upon a ohalr on the porch and dropped her face into her arms which the porch rail Suddenly she her head andWiped the blithe whistle iDaite she called you home K At tsiioundiSr pace and pro Discovery of the jnuHilated bodies VV Juergehs her daughter My rria about 13 years o and her mother Mrs Rosa Schirrti Pittsburgh In the Juergens home here hasled to the arrest of aman believed to be Newt Burns chauffeur for the family The bodies were found in the Juergens home Nyesterday when a neighbor became suspicious All ap parently were killed as they slept A hatchet a largei knife and an ice pick were found near tho bodies A search lor described an chauffeur and friend of the family was started immediately When could not be located here and it was learned the family automobile also was missing his description was broadcast One SuspectArrested a man answer Ingthe chauffeurs description arrested atSulphur Springs severa hundred miles away Se washel without bond on a charge of Mr Juergens employed by an o company at Texon Jfexas was a that place when notified of the slay No statement 7 from him was made public the leads followed by au thorities was the report that Myrna a student In the Academy of Imma MEN DIG FOR LANDSLIDE DEAD IN BRAZIL Fear 200 Persons Buried in Streets and Homes of Santos Striking n flying buzzard while in a test flight nt Ocotal Nica ragua Cant William C Byrd was killed when hia parachute failed to open when lie Jumped from a height of 250 feet Vriie buiiard flew against awing strut of the plane breaking it and causing the plane to collapse XURN TO PAGE 15 COLVAIN 2 clouded her Davie Daddy is drinking again He did not even come to iny gradua manages to spoil any little pleasure you mlght said CHARLES LARSON KILLEDBY TRAIN rotherinLaw Found Body Railroad Tracks Sunday Evening Dollar Line Vcwcl Has Not Reported Position Since Friday SAN FRANCISCO March No word has been received here this mornjng of the President Lincoln Dollar Line steamer ivliich is more than 30 hours overr due at Yokohama SAN FHANCISCO March Federal Telegraph company re ported yesterday that the Dollar liner President Lincoln bound from Seattl to Japan had not reported her dall position since Friday when the vesae was approaching a storm area off th coast of Japan The vessel left Seattle for Toko hama Feb 27 and carried approx imateiy 100 passengers anda crew 2SO Officials of the Dollar line admltte the vessel was about 30 hours overdu and that no worflljiad been receive from her but pointed out that it tl craft was stofmy waters the speed would be materially lessened They also pointed out that the antennas mayhave been swept away by a storm arid this would account for tha lack of regular wireless reports In the absence of any word from Japan we assume that the vessel is overdue because of tlie storm and has not reported because of some damage1 to the radio said an off ciai of the company BULLETIN SANTOS Brazil March bodies 49 of them adults and Si children had been recovered this morning from Saturdays great landslide at Mount Serrat An army of more than vol unteers is at work removing tho enormous quantity of dirt and rocks under which niany wrecked buildings will require a or more to dig under the mass of wreckage The work is handicapped by the narrow streets leading to the area overwhelmed by tho slide which it is feared burled at least 200 per sons ayibng them entire families SANTOS Brazil March Gaplns cracks In the side of Mount errat towering in the center of this tricken city today threatened new isaster as volunteers dug stead y into tho ruins of Saturdays slide Theknown dead stood at 3D and 1 vas feared that the ponderous mass of earth crashing down the e city had crushed out 200 lives Women by weeping an terror stricken childre stood around the scene remnants o families shattered by catastrophe They hopedthat out of the MIAMI BEACH March 11 Congress killed the duck bill A lime duclc is a senator or con gressman who has had his official position shot Irom under him by the excellent judgment of the voters back home Now wouldnt you naturally think if a man was told by a majority of his voters that hei wasnt wanted any more that he would naturally step out and say why certainly put in the man who has defeated Now that would be the case In any other business in the world but not with theae political babtcs They nay you may beat me In November but I will be on your neck till the following Viva polities Yours TVILI Copyright Expect Vote on Measure in Few Hours Committees to Iron Out Minor Differences Be tween Houses BULLETIN WES MOINES March attempt was made today to introduce Into the Iowa of representatives n bill increasing the Baseline from three t to four cents but action was deferred pending final vote on the S 000 6tate road bond bill The proposal to add the extra cent to the state gas tax was sponsored by Representative Btx ler ofAdams county It provided that the revenue accruing would 4n tVA mnfi flltlll The horribly mangled ody was found by Larsons brjither nlaw Martin Wang1 about p Sunday lying along the tracks Larson was last seen about 8 p m vhen he homeat his brother nlaw With whom he had been living o go to the istore When he did not a night watchman at he brickyards went to hunt for him and found the body The last train had jeeji the C li 1 and at p but railroad officials and Coroner Long were unable to state vhat train had struck the man Three trains passed the spot where Larsons body was tound aMilwau kee freight wcstat p a waukee passenger west nt ii arid Rock Island passenger south 004 J J Braheny local freight agent for the C R I reported that an examination of the Rock Island north had re vealed no traces having hit a man The body was taken to the Patter son Funeral home and will be sent Wednesday to Anoca Lnrsons former home where funeral services and burlnl will take place Charles John Larson was born in Sweden April 12 and was 44 yeara of age at the time of his death rle cama to the United States 37 years ago and went directly to Anocn Minn He came to Mason City abou five years ago and entered the em ploy ot Kembles Greenhouse Three sisters survive him Mrs Mai tin Wang 832 Tyler avenue south west Mrs August Anderaon of Stll water and Mrs Peter Nelso of Minneapolis From the debris as taken a woni an had been buriaS for 25 hours in a room with the her bus injured persons were brot forth crushed The authorities liDld out little hope that any would be taken out allyo They said that the mass of earth was so great that even many ot the bodies Interred would probably never be recovered A man who had left his family of eight sleeping peacefully returned to the place where his homo once stood to find it demolished and his family dead Most of the bodies recovered nearly all In night clothes were those f children Polfqe ordered a wide area jvrouno he slide evacuated and this prevented a fresh disaster when a new avalanahe ccuwed yesterday on the opposite ide from the first slide Nine houeea vero crushed but there were no caa laities Cubic Yards ol Earth The enormous quantity of earth vhlch shifted hampered the work of excavators who included all classes ot people laboring aide by sloe Engineers estimated that llf a new FOUND A TOWEL ANDPROCEEDED TO WIPE THE DISHES AS HE HAD DONE EVER SINCE HE WAS AND LYNDA 10 Out Weather Man avalanche occurred from the fissures which yawned above the city it would be three times as great aa that the first slide The first slide was esti mated at cubic yards of earth It was believed to have been caused by recent heavy rains which wenk ened the loose earth on the sides ot tho mountain New peril was seen in a heavy rain which fell yesterday fxft ernoon ENGLISH FLYERS PLANE DIVES INTO ATLANTA OCEAN Aviator and Machine Dis appear During Try for Speed Record SOUTHAMPTON England March Brltisli flight lieutenant attempting to break the world speed record in a supermarine plane today aived into the sea leaving no trace or maoWne ijlanfi i i r a spied of miles an hour the highest speed over one lap made in the race which was won byfll Lieut N Webster in a supermarlnc Napier S5 monoplnne IIoiicil to Beat Italian Todays attempt which was part oC a long planned effort by the BritHh to establish a world speed mark was mado in a snowstorm Lieut Klnkeard had made his first trl flight in a Royal Air Force wonder plane Saturday and then had his second flight yesterday after which lie declared ho was convinced he would make more than 300 miles an hour The record which the British air man sought to shatter was that eatnb after the Schneider cup Mario Oe Bernardl Italian speed nee who flew at 200 94 miles an hbiir Dives Into Sea Lieutenant Klnkeads nose div came when he was flying at a height Of about 400 feet and the plane dis appeared completely A motor launcl was immediately sent out ami searched the area where the an hour later hnd foumj no sign of man or machirte Eye witnesses said that there sp be the county road fund to be used for construction pur poses only Senator Charles S Browne of Jacksonfailed to Ret a similar bill introduced into the senate Satur day DBS MOrNES March Sine die adjournment of the special session of the fortysecond Iowa gen oral assembly was a prospect for today as the house ot representatives pre pared to hear final arguments ot pro ponents and opponents the bill to submit to a vote ol tho people the ssue whether the state wilt Issue in bonds to complete the irimary road system in six years Approximately onehalf of rep re sen tatlvea who desired to be heard on the bill completed their debates late Sat SINCLAIR GIFT IS UNWELCOME BORAHJTATES 0 P Heads Reply to Idahoan Is Termed WASHINGTON March Norrfs republican Nebraska author of the resolu tion under which tlie Teapot Dome committee is working said today President Coolidge should demand the resignation of Secretary Mel Ion because of Ills failure to ailvlxo file investigator that Will H Hays had sent him part ot the Sinclair bonds Air Mellon knew this WM a crooked the Nebraska sena tor said and he should have id vised tlie committee or the conver sation Itars had with hinfon tlie ua out to to die Hfo ov em of of rjr H xt ill to at DC h m t 4 urday A vota on the measure was expected before noon The bill to be voted upon IB one Iready by thV Iowa senate 3 to 17f After its substitution louse for WASHINGTON March Reviewing the testimony before the Teapot Dome committee Senator Rob inson Arkansas the democratic leader declared today that Will H Hays had subjected himself to ths possible charge of The democratic leader carried the oil case before the senate shortly after it was announced that Mot Ion would appear before the oil com mitteo tomorrow The secretary will be asked about the in Continen tal Trading com pany bonds Hoys lor AVHI Discussi IMfficuHIeSi Failure senate to concurin amendments to the bill by the will result In the appointments ot committees ot conference to iron out differences of house and senate Tho senate adopted the measure ivithout material amendment Whereas tho house affixed eight amendments wo at which are regarded as of con siderable importance One oC these changed the interest rate on the bonds TKRX TO PAGE 2 COLUSIN 1 COMMITTEE PUTS GREEN campalpn cdntrlbufibns fromHarry Sinclair lessee of Teapot Dome to the republican committee Mr Hayg secretly received In Libertybonda from the chief bene ficiary in the fraululent transactions by which the naval oil reserves were1 bartered sola and pro ceeded by methods common to crooks with efforts to exchange the bonds with prominent republicans Such records as were kept warrant the conviction that the whole transac tion was corrupt testimony of Mr Hays before the committee in 1024 warrants the conclusion that he deliberately concealed the use by him as political chairman the bonds ob tained himself from Mr Sinclair and in that sense subjected himself to the possible charge of pe red no reason for the plunge young Kenmore Some day wnen I have a little more money Im going leTyou Davie I couldnt You know Dad is wonderful except when he is drinking Poor dear he says it makes makes him forget to bo decent If you ask me Ill say he has no business to forget such an important occasion as your bejng graduated Cm school in two departments at once I dont believe anyone else to or girl ever has done that before in this town and thena job the very next day Thats almost too much for one littlo blackhaired In his pride and admiration David over and rested bis hand on Lyndas The girl shrankas If lie had struck licr Whats the matter Bid I hurt rjour shoulder Well I certainly didnt mean to if did Did you pull away Just to let me know youd grown up Say Lyn youro not angry at me too because I didnt get back for the big show are you I would have come if I could Mr Leighton tha sales manager happened to strike tho town I was working to check up on me and 1 couldnt leave Itwould have cost mo jny I Tho boy looked so thoroly grieved that Lynda knew she had bettor tel1 the truth Came In Davie while I do the she said Davia followed her into the kitch where the table was cluttered with ameager for two It had been scarcely touched Howd you get alone In the office today tyn all right I was the listless answer Davie 1C Dad on drinking you know I cant keep the place Hes a dear when hes sob er well you know when hes full of liquor he is Onewould never believe it change him so Ho says Armitage Son gave me the job because Im good to look Lynda blushed said this and hurried on He says I look like Mother which means ruin for me I A ntetj td make him forget about TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 2 GlobeGazette weather figures for a 24 period ending at oclock a m Monday HIphest Sunday p in above Lowest Sunday 36 above At Monday 40 above For like period ending at oclock Sunday a Highest Saturday p 38 above Lowest Saturday 28 above The highest temperature of severa months wns recorded Sunday after noon when the mercury climbed to 5 degrees above Only an occa nfonol trace of snow which tell laa Thursday remains in the moat she tered places Melting was especial marked Sunday forenoon being re fleeted in swollen streams mufld roads and ponds everywhere In mos places the frost is entirely out of th ground an uncommonly early date fo North Iowa OWAN HELD FOR BEATING CHILD Carl A Sellers Pleaded Not Guilty of Whipping Girl With Strap DES MOINES March Arrested Saturday night on a charge of brutally beating his 9 year old daughter Carl Sellers was ar raigned before Judge J E Mtrshon icre and pleaded not guilty tojcharges of assault A leather strap with which the defendant is accused of beating the girl Is being held as evi dence Sellers a former Cedar Rapids salcs ian attracted widespread publicity several years ago when he camo to Des Molncs and waged a losing legal battle to obtain tho custody of the girl Betty Jane from foster parents MAN HELD FOR WOMANS DEATH Suspect Believed to Be Army Deserter Arrested at MarsHalltown SfARSHALLTOWN March suspect said to answer the description ot Dewcy White Fort SYielling aimy deserter want ed for the murder of Mrs Martha Smith Rising Sun farm woman who was found shot to death last Tuesday was arrested today at Eldora ant turned over to Polk county sheriffs Marble Rock Teachers Visit Bus Wreck Victims MARBLE ROCK Marph group of teachers in the Marble Rock consolidated schools went to Water loo Sunday to Bee their pupils who are patients In Allen Memorial hos pital suffering from injuries received In the Rock Island and school bus accident here Thursday afternoon lose making the trip were Super ntendent H T Risse Mra Rlsse Iss Henry Miss Honaker Miss Cor ell and Mlsa Isa Harry rthur the bus driver died at clock Saturday Tho injured chll ren are recovering Senate Group Reports Favor ably on lowans Appoint ment to Bench WASHINGTON March The nomination of William R Green t Iowa chairman of tho house ways nd means committee of he Unltod States court of claims was favorably reported today by the senate judiciary committee Approval was given despite opposi tion which had developed on tho ground thnt Mr Green was past the detirement age for federal judges anc his son has a year Job as a member of tho board oC tax appeals WOULD RETURN FUNDS Pennsylvania Accused of Effort to Ruin Coal Firm Sellers appealed the case and child was surrendered to him the An opportunist is a man who moots the wolf at the door and turns up tho next day wearing a fur ton Herald officers Crime Connection Certain DES JIOINES March Evidence discovered in a cave near Fort Snelling definitely cs tabllshes Dewey White Fort Snelllng deserter as tlie mnn wht last Tuesday murdered Mrs Martha I her homo near Rising Sun Sherlf Park A Flndley said he learned by wire lust night Insignia which had been torn from the army overcoat found bnck of Mrs Smiths home after tho murder an a piece of leather cut from the ho Htcr which was found with the coa are the links which connect Whit with the crime ho said No announcement lineup In committee made of the Sioux City Voting on School Improvement Tax SIOUX CITY March Voters went to the polls here today to eect three members of Hhe boan of education and a treasurer and t decide whether or not a special tn of shall be levied to construe additions toschol buildings WASHINGTON March Rapid fire weekend developments in ho senates lops andever widening earch the beneficiaries ot he oil scandal profits were being pon dered today by tlie Teapot Dome com mittee pending resumption of Its in quiry tomorrow Then directors of the lost two re publican presidential campaigns will appear for questioning Meanwhile ctary Mellon also may bo called Outstanding In the unusual Sunday happenings was an appeal by Senaor Borah republican Idaho to William M Butlor chairman of the republi can national committee that all money received by from Harry P Sinclair lessee of Teapot Dome and sharer in tho overnight profits of the Contlnenial Trading company lid returned bo cause the whole transaction liacl In TURN TO PAGK 15 CObUMN 2 WASHINGTON March harges that tho Pennsylvania rail road Jmd sought wilfully and maliciously to put tho ompany out of business wcro mode oday before the senate committee in vestigating the bituminous industry by Thomas Sagle Roseville Ohio gen ral manager of the company He testified that tho railroad purchased coal from his firm iind for years while the mines were operating under union labor but that in 1926 ind withdrawn a siding near its mines lor no appnrent reason This occurred ne said after a conversation which he iiod in Chicago with Henry Owens purchasing agent for the Pennsylvania railroad In that conversation Saglo testified le purchasing ngent said the rnllroad would not pay a price for eoal to any perator which would make possible aylng salaries in accordance with tho acksonvlllo wage Chester Penrod Crooksvillc Ohio president of the Roblnaon Con com any said he had received similar vord from the Pennsylvania railroad hru Owens adding that Owens later had called him by telephone from Oil cago and said that the mllrorul would no coal from hia firm unless it posted notices nt the tipple that the Unltod Mine Workers would be recog nized In no Penrod said tlmt his firm tllil not post the notice and Hint the mines were closed about April 1 1027 AUNT HET By Robert Guillen PhereTimt no consola tion nhoiit liavin triplels except when llicy get to crawliu Uiey keep Ihc fcilcbcn floor mopped pretty v   

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