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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 22, 1928, Mason City, Iowa                                IOWA WEATHER Fair tonight Cooler in extreme east portions Friday Increasing cloudiness Rising temperatures in northwest portion VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES Norlh Iowas DaiJy Newspaper Final Edition Edited fop the Home JJNITBD PRESS AND INTERNATIONA NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MELLON UNFIT FOR HIS POST SAYS COUZENS Michigan Senator Renews Attack on Treasury Secretary WASHINGTON March provoking two hours of sharp rtgbate today 5n tha sen ate the Couzens resolution pro posing the resignation of Secre tary Mellon was sent to tlie cal entlar automatically under ho rules and it may be days if not weeks before it cun again be brot up Before his occurred Senator Reed republican Pennsylvania close nersonal friend if the treas ury head moved to refer tlie res olution to the finance committee for consideration and report anil he ilcmamleda roll call vote Heforo the roll could bo called however several senators were on fbeir feet and a vote was prevent ed WASHINGTON March Irging adoption of his resolution dp clarlng the senate in favor the res ignation of Secretary Mellon Senator Couzens republican Michigan today declared in the senate that the treas ury head had proven himself totally unfit to hold office Taking the floor soon after Indica tions had comefrom the treasury that Melton would not resign regardless of the outcome of the senate vote un less asked to do so by the president the Michigan senator Mellon had been appealed to by Will H Hays former chairman of the republican na tional coramitCB to help conceal part of jHarry F Sinclairs con tribution tj the ANJJ INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NQ 142 TO TELL HIS STORY 7N COURT BREAK IN RADIO HALTS UPSWING IN STOCK MARKET NEW YORK March A break of a in the radio corporation common stock checked at least temporarily an other violent upswing on the New York stock exchange today in which more than a score issues led by General Motors and General Electric had established record high levels Radio dropped from an early high or to General Motors after establishing a new peak at rell below Re actions of 1 to a share from Iba high leveia took place in the other Industrial favorites So swift was the pace of trading that the ticker fell nearly 25 min utes behind lie actual market with early indications that the days sales would cross the share mark for the first time tomea to accept tho Sinclair ibpnrJsbrot to him by Hays to bo ex changed for a campaign contribution but that the secretary had refused to tell of theincident Only death finally forced him to said a note on e paper of a dead man Mr Trait say ini Andy brot out tbo story ot how Mr Mellon had been tendered Michlban senator then went into a detailed discussion of Mr ions testimony recently before the senate nil committee Charges Interest in Coal Couzens also complained that the secretary was interested in the Pitts burgh Coal company which ho charged had done everything it could to defeat tho obtaining of accurate findings as to its mines In connection with the senate inquiry into tlie bi tuminous coal situation He referred to a contribution by Mellon to the campaign fund of George Wharton Pepper in the 392li Pennsylvania senatorial primary and how Melton had spoken ForPepper Ho next cited the law declaring It to bo a criminal offense for any per son appointed to the office of the sec retary of tlie treasury to be directly 01indirectly concerned1 or interested in cnrryinfr on Hie business or trade or commerce and asserted that Mellon is a stockholder in corporations such as tulf Oil corporation Guf Refining cor poration Gulf Production company Mexican Gulf Oil company the Alum inum ot America and others Asks Specific Information senators stood by closely TURN TO I COLUMN 8 The GlobeGazette Offers Lindberghs Favorite Picture The great aviator selected from hundreds of negatives In one of the largest studios at the national cap ital a portrait that best suited him and autographed it Our Washington Information bu reau has reproduced this picture of tho nations air hero on cameo card in fineshape for permanent dis play mounting or framing and is able to supply any reader with a copy for only six cents in stamps Just tbo thing for those who wnnt something better than a newspaper clipping portrait of the famous flyer Use the coupon Frederic 1 Haskln Dlrecfor The Mnsn City Glohefiazette Information Bureau C I enclose herewith S tents In stamps or coin for which please send mo a copy of the Lindbergh portrait Nnmo Street Unsoundness of Guarantee Law Is Shown Closer Supervision of Banks and Regional Clearing Houses Proposed Tlie fallacies of a bank deposit guarantee law and tlie failures ot its operation ill other states was pointer out by R H Jackson president ot the Bankers Research bureau Des Moines tit the noon luncheon of the Kiwanls Hanford teilcs The declared should be taken out of pol itics and the examiners paid higher salaries Aine stales adopted lie bank sruar antee according to Mr Jackson Bight of these were failures while the one surviving state is Nebraska Is Not Insurance He pointed out that the common be lief is that the bank guarantee law Is an Insurance on deposits There is one principle back of in surance and that Is the riffht ot the insurer to select the he declared If the guarantee law could be made such that the bank the bankers are examined nnd then accepted or rejected then It will he like Insurance There must be assets behind a guarantee law The system as it op erates in Nebraska lists the frozen of broken banks The system is such that the commission in charge can bunker or another Because ot the system Nebraska has drawn a million and a half of money from outside the state Thats why Nebraska cheers for H Repudiating Obligations Two months ago however Nebras ka started repudiating obligations slntingthere were Insufficient funds Broken banks were taken over in the Same manner as was done in South The speaker declared that In brimy ng about nn economically sound jarikinjr system in Iowa smaller in stitutions must merge or go out of Business The bank situation roust DO solved by bankers and not by egislation Representative C A Knutson spoke for n few minutes on tho highway situation in the state In which he stated that state control bill passed ast year placing the control of the highways in the hands o ftha Btate was the most valuable legislation passed for years Has Big Income Tha state road income be said to from the cai ax from a gas tax and from the federal govern nent making available more than a year To show that the proposed bond issue can be retired TlRN TO PAGE 32 COLUMN 8 Hawkeye Track Captain in Texas for Relays Is 111 in Fort Worth Hospital IOWA cirrrMarch FVank Cuhel star anchor mnn on the University of Iowa mile relay team is in a Fort Dorth hospital with a temperature of 102 a message today from Coach George Bresnnhan said Ho did not indicate Hie nature of Cnbels ailment The Iowa runners nre enroiile to the Texas relays at Houston Saturday and will slop Sunday at Fort Worth to hring Cuhel hack lo Town If he is ablo to travel the mill Tho Hawkoye rolay tram is now composed of Stcvcnsinn Miamats Wil moth and George Baird Mason City LINDY PUTS INNOVATIONS IN NEVifpLANE LLNESS FATAL TO ormer Governor of Penn sylvania Had Been Sick for CHESTER March im C Sproul 57 former eovernor Pennsylvania Is dead at his home ear here The cud come last night ter an illness of more than a ycai om a complication of diseases The apes of his political career me in 1H20 when bis nama was need he fa re the republican nation1 convention In Chicago for the noni1 ation to the presidency Afler re Iving S6 votes thru seven ballots withdrew to permit the nomina on of Warren C3 Harding and re sed to consider the proffer of any her office J Hampton Moore former mayor Philadelphia who placed Mr prouls nama In nomination said the former governor misht have been president of Ihe United States if he had heeded the advice of his friends and agreed for vice President Mr Sproul served as governor of Pennsylvania from to Prior to he had served 22 years in the stats senate Harry Sinclair to Be Tried Alone on April 4 WASHINGTON March The conspiracy trial ot Albert B Fall and Harry F Sinclair today was severed hy Justice Jennings Bailey who ordered the wealthy oil operator tried alone on April Will Rogers X March 21 Pilot Yost of Pinehursr 1 caught a tail wind and flew in hera from Atlanta over 400 miles In thtm four hours This is the line they are gplng to put an air mail route on to New Yprlc Certainly need one thru line to the south like they have to the coast Having with Tosephus Daniels who used to handle the navy before we contri buted to the social success of a conferancs and sunk ours thinking we would shame somebody into following suit Say AI Smldi kinder made those fellows lay off somebodys name when they couldnt pi ovawhat they said didnt he Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright Or Weather Man GlobeOazette weather figures for 4 hour period ending at oclock m Thursday UlRhost Wednesday p m 72 decrees fxinesf Wednesday night 33 ileRrcos At Thursday a m 39 degrees The meadowlarks Thursday morn npr were adding their voice to the springchorus WednowlHys maxi mum of Ti tho highest tempera ture recorded since last fall encronch well into tho summer heat do main Thursday opened in a like nanner except that the wlnrl was more west than south MARY PICKFORDS MOTHER IS DEAD Long Illness From Cancer Fatal Screen at Bedside TOS AXGEMCS March rs Charlotte Pickford mother of jinry Iickford famous screen star died shortly after midnight today She hnrt been sufrerinK from a lingering lllnesfi jor sorno limo L Miss Plckfoid was nt thn berislde ot her mother nt the latters neverly Hills home when idle died A cancer ous growth was reported to have heen he cause of her death She Wna 55 years old Mrs Iikford whose name former ly as Charloitc Smith was the moth er of ihiae motion picture stars Mary and lark Vlckford The CHICAGO WARD LEADED KILLED 50 Shotgun Slugs Found in Body of Espisoti Thomp son Foe CHICAOO March lauds threeway combination oc jjunrnen and motorcar have ended the crowded life of Dia mond Joe ISsnlHatl 55 whoso meteoric career began as n day laborer in Brooklyn and ended as a Chicago po litical hoss Jifty shotgun slugs were fired In lo Diamond body last night as lia was returning from a meeting of the political group with which ho was affiliatcdthe Deneon otantiThomp son faction Three men shot him from behind As he lay one pumped an ex tra charge from a double barrelled gun Into his hack Then they fled in an automobile Yesterday ro0 hail Imcn warned over tho telephone to get out of town 01get than a month ago 7bilip who mar ried Mrs Ksulsotis sinter was stain in tho same neighborhood known ns old bloody nineteen UL hut now part of the twentyfifth ward ate WYOMING P TOLD COOLIDGE WILL NOT RUN StateCommittee Request ed President to Disre gard Own Desires WASHINGTON March President Coolidge was on record to day with a declination ot tho firs formal request that ho disregard h personal desire to retire and stand fo reelection for a second electiv term Whether this will put a stop t persistent tallc in some republira cities of drafting Mr CoolidK as the nominea at Kansas City i Tune remains to he seen The President made known his pos tion yesterday in a letter from se retary Kverett Sanders to C Hinkle chairman oC the Wyomln republican state committee nad adopted a resolution renuesUn the executive to waive his persona preference and consent to continn or an additional four years tha leadership which has brot honor ui rosperlty to rrcsident Declines Kenncst The president lias received you ettcr of the seventeenth inclosing copy of tho resolution adopted by tli state committee of Wyoin ng on March the letter real While lie of course very greatl appreciates and thanks you for tli expression ot confidence the pros dent directs me to say that ha mus 31estdentVsinnd takenoh two prev His occasions last August In til Black Hills when he issued his fan uus J3o not riiooae to rim state nent and lust December it ttu vhlle house when he told members o ho republican national commute hat he regarded himself eliminated rom the presidential race Altho only last Saturday C om Slemp Virginia former secreting Mr Coolidge spoke on the nossi illty ot continuing Mr Coolldge in Cfice another term In an address lip ore I ho republican state convention t Koanoko the former secretary nine out yesterday for Herbert loover Slemp Out for Hoover Tn a statement nuuie public eve of ore tho Sanders letter to the Vyomlng republicans wns given out lemp declared Unit Hoover in his udgment lial more of a nntiona1 ILLNESS IS FATAL nml tclloiving ttian icltur considered for nny llii also hccaniG A Misto also survive The mother of Canada widely known in two niovielands best tress was born in Toronto Sopt 1 S72 and mar s mar ried there to JohnSmith of that rlty when she was 39 yearn old Alt of her three children were born in the Cn nadlan city Thompson Clnss Selects Play March senior nt the local schortl has selected he play which will be pivoji some time In May The name of the piny is A Couple nf Char acters have picked anil practice ill begin Immediately BLAST ON SHIP KILLS2SAILORS Five Others Are Injured From Gasoline Explosion on Whitney March Two enlisted moil are dead five suf fered serious burns and four enlisted men and one chief wnrrnnt officer suffered minor burns as a result of a explosion yesterday nhoard the destroyer tender Wliitney at bay Cuba The report said that Iho fumes were ignited from an muklcnnined source ow T oncy He Is a mnn of extraordinary nhil he addril with aK Phases of governmental activities both forelsn and domestic and would make a great president For this 1 hope he will receive the nomination Slemp regarded as the republican field Kiiicrat of the south rlirl not siv whether hn harl abandoned the Idea that President Coolidge miBht yet be come the nominee altho bis slate mrnt wns interpreted as conveying that thot man CHARGE CAUCUS CALLSILLEGAL Woodburg County Demo cratic Chairman Accuses Smith Backers or cause Those who were seriously burned were transferred lo the hospital ship Mercy where the two died about B oclock last nlRln The men seriously burnod were kept aboard the Whitney for treat ment There wns no material damage to the vessel the dispatch snld A court of imjulry was mcdintely The dead are William helovett SIOUX CITV Mnre jirecinet eai for next Monday in 2i of the citys Jprecincts and In several rural pre cincts of Woodbnry county went ir rogulnily Hiiminoned Dr Daniel V Moore of the county demo cratle rentrnl commlltee and support or of Kdwln T Meredith nlsht Tho issued foiprcxldpnt commit Icemen Moore without consulting ihe county committee The invciiicts in wliirb Hie were issued would have lujt iletCRatos to tin connry rlomorratic oonventlnn which would Kivo a mnjorily Smllh aillicifnls claim The convention will select M delegates to tho state convention WILLIAM 0 SIKOUL The former Boveruor of Penn and ono for the republican presi ilonttal nomination died at his home near Chester PH Lindys New Airplane is Nearly Ready Flying Colonel Designs Craft With Many Con veniences NEW YORK March luxurious new airplane with nickel Plated motor self starter and other conveniences lucking in the Spirit ot St Louis will be ready tor Gol by April IS WILLING TO REVEAL ALL OF OIL LEASE DATA Former Secretary Near Death Wants World to Know Truth WASHINGTON March AP Altlio iinxIniiN to tell ills Btory in court Albert B Fall has apparent ly oscaped necessity of taking the stiinil in ha Immediate fu ture to record bin own defense of Ihu leasing of Teapot Dome Cinvorinnent titiysIcJans Imve reported Hint the rnnldly falling limn is In no condition physically or mentally to stand tho strain of rip i0 the oust Mliowise I bo Teapot Dome committee lh0 senate has vir tually avoided that ho is not to examined at leaat for the pres ent in ho oil Investigation WASHINGTON March After a sllencu ot more than lour years Albert B Fall la ready to toll ho knows about tho naval oil re serve lease cases hut he prefers tho courts to the senate investigating committee an his auditors In n telegram to Chairman Nye of the Teapot Dome committee late last night the former interior Becretury culled attention to tlie conspiracy case against him and Harry Sinclair in connection with tho ing of tho Wyomlnsr naval oil re servo and aaid ho was ready to tell the whole truth in a deposition to tho court Pending tho outcome at his plea for continuance ot Ills retrial now net ne for April 2 here on the around that era or the Spirit of St Bed the details of the new plane which was designed ho riyins olouul himseif H will the sonic win spread something of Ibo snmo Ut will differ In other details IlaiiK lor t Passengers It will have accommodations for liree iuisseiiKers fir addition u tlie Hot anil will have n spued of 120 niles nn bom Tho pilot will have a view ahead in contrast to the of St Tin inlcrior finish ill be rhe last word In nirplniio lux ry The scats will deepcushioned eatlun chairs and thL Instrument onrd will be of mahogany The nlckla plated motor is probably he most beautiful tiling of kind er built It in a AVrifcht whirlwind of 22 irsepower and was the Kift of its mldeiH Oilier parts of ihu plane eie nlso Kirts from their builders to Special landing lights are to beIn tailed In the parachute ares necessary in emergency larul will bo installed in fuselage they can be released from the cork it Tht plant has pas capacity of nly US gallons The Kplrlt of si on Is built primarily for istanco flying with little tbot of com rt of its pilot The only concession Lindbergh eve seI in the or tho Jilnne iiftm Is return from his health would not trip ords Wuit Cane Contlmieit on a motion for a sever in inu nn operator to go on trial alone April were to bo started to day in tho District of Columbia su preme court Falls counsel also had Dimmer to file a motion fucontinil auco ot Iho case ayalnst their client nnd Kovcimiicnt attorneys had an nounced they would not oppose It It their physicians reports showed tlm fornior swivury to be too ill u couio hero own doctors hnvp said that It would mean death to make the trip telogrnm filed from Kl Pain was In answer to one sent him hy ihalrinan Nyo cnllinir mention to published reports Imlirallnff thnt tho former interior offlchil was ready to fH story and not just of and staling a subcommit tee would proceed In Kl Iaso nt once to lake the teHlhuonv you ready and willing to lo Tho ruimniifffo discussed I be newspaper reports hehlnd Ioserl doors harl npimintcd Xye nnrl Senator Walsh democrnt Montana committee prosecutor tha r ominlilee tr Ko to III Ills reply KaH KjM a stniement In connection with tho conspiracy but that It are tho effect Pnso in nny the ourt luid manner reriue thnt I deslied mnn second class of nallimorc and Ocorso Krlward flarrctt senman flrL rlnss Oznrk Mo 47 Blooded Horses Burned on Farm Near St Paul ST PAlTix March Fortyseven blooded and hift horses perished In a The lalo list msbt when a barn at the Xnrth Cnke RAIL RECEIVERS ARE DISCHARGED 11 Milwaukee Is No Longer Under Control of Courts receivership In the history of Hi IuHetl States terniinaied to clay when Federal Judge lames II signed nn order formally discharging ihe receivers for tho Chi cago Milwaukee and St Iaul road a properly Tbo hnrl been in nt ihe property thren years tbree days The road now Is known rs the fill go Milwaukee si jairl Tlie order provided that claims ngainst the rond would tr bu filer Iritr lo June so wbnfe truth be tolrl nnd would offer no objcriions to any question that might bo propounded to me touching any phase of this entire matter OwniBS Caiilhiriiiiit Information lie denied nny knowledge whatever of thn Contlnentnl Trading company tlui deposition of whose pronto Is tracing and nlro he knew nothing about Sinclair Farm owned by Louis W mil road magnate wns dcslmverl loss was estimated nt rn 11 Th e Ifciufi FAUMIXfJTOX March Tbo Trust bank IarmiiiKton Van Jluren coiinlv closed today hy oirler of its board of directors An examiner of the state banking department is in charge iMnzcn assets are assigned as tinrea son for the failure AUNT HEX By Robert Guillen Sdlli Tool sit is so snrakin slip lirrself and slin is nt hot1 soul ils sn NIC net lender and   

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