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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 5, 1929, Mason City, Iowa DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV FINAL EDITION CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEBBUARY 5 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTKUNATlONAi WETO SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NOTW DECKER PROPOSED Police Get Confession From Palace Theater Safe Robber i ORGANIST TELLS OFFICERS HOW HE TOOK Was Pursued to Home After Playing for Matinee John U Goodcll urgatiist at Iho 1alacc was formally charged will larceny Mlicii u ivnrraiit signed by Judge Lowell Forbes was served on him at the police statJun Tues day forenoon The infornintioii was signed by Chief Frank Employing Garfielcl Breese nnfl Charles Cornwell o defend him Uoodell waived preliminary ex amination and was bound over to the grunil jury Ho was alien lo tho county jail and his bond set at 51500 County Attorney Hoe Thomp son in a statement made Tuesday aftcrnoon declared that tho stale would not drop tho prosecution or the ciisa even tho the manager of the theater hail staled that he did not care to prosecute MEAItLl J5DO in kerosene soaked 1bills and silver wits recovered by Leo Risacher from Its hid ing Place In tho basement at 406 First street southwest alter John D Good Goodell was arrested at hla room ins place 106 First street southwest at pm Monday by Captain Har old WolC and Detective Rtsacher aCter n pursuit thru tho streets to his home when ho suspected that he was to bo arrested Under suspicion rnce the robbery was discovered Goodcll was allowed to piny for tile matinee performance Monday at tho Palace Wolf and Ki sacher stood at the front and tho base ment entrances ready to arrest him rs soon as ho sliouJd finish playing Goodell finished tho piece he was un and shut off the organ to leave the theater As ho was about to leave e saw Wolf standing In tho doorway Ducking low Goodell sneaked to the rear exit and raced out Into the alley Officers Trailed Him Tho officers trailed him to his home In their automobile and tliero ar rested him He denied having uny knowledge of tho robbery and pro tested Ills innocence but he was talton lo tho station Tt was at first thot that a long grill JJlg would he necessary before 3ic rould be made to divulge any InCorma 1ion so stoutly did ho deny the chargo at first Gradually however under the questioning of Risacher be ad mitted his guilt ITo told how he had pone down inlo the office while the show was still In progress about 11 oclock Sunday evening and had tak en the money out of tho safe and had hurried tiomo to hide it Tut in Jup The youlh would not at first dts ilose the hiding place of the money hut finally directed Detective Rlsa to his rooming house where stuck underneath the stairs down In the basement was found n gallon Jug rorlced and sealed and a coffee can which Goodcll said contained the loot At the police station a hammer was used lo crack open the juu and about TIRN TO PAGE COIVUMN s Many Persons Believe Stimson Stone and Ray Wilbur to Be in Cabinet Signs of Impending Changes FIND GALLON OF BILLS AFTER YOUTH CONFESSES AUNT HET By Robert Quillen There aint nothing up Uftanie like the Dox ology unless its bavin on a new hat Appear at Executive Mansion 117ASHINGTOX Feb 5 Aug 17 193 just aficr nightfall on a gloomy rainy flay the lute Mrs Florence Klingr Hurtling President Hard Ings widow left tho white house Cor tho last time Pour days later now president Calvin Coolidgo and Mrs Coolidge quietly drove from the Willard hotel and took up their rcoi uenee In the executive mansion was more thnii five years and they have lived there airtc but today there wore many signs symbolic or changes made and of changes to come Workmen werr busy on Pennsyl vanin avonuo in front oC the white house b u j 1 J i n i stands for spccla lo re to watc 11 L i o i n a u Duration of llnrhevt Hoove i1 CRUISER BILLS PASSAGE THOT ALMOSTCERTAIN Senate Turns Down Cool idge Plea to Elimi nate Time Clause HAKLAN STONE Itegins Inside the white house Itself Mrs Coolidgo was busy superintending tlu oC her household effects Ccr In less than a month she and the pres ident will call Northampton Masa On Calltot ii ortier placed iSolitlcs there were a host ot ruriiors ot cabi net appointments to be made by the Incoming president Three names have been nicntionnd with persistency and with scmlortleial assurance as members of Ulat cabinet and thru sucli assurance has often been wrong in the past many are con fident that Henry I Stimson will be tho new secretary of state Hurlan Stona tho new attorney general and Ray iyniau Wilbur tho new secretary ot Ui3 interior In tho same cir cles It was said that William il Jardlno would not retain his pust IH sccrctaiy of agri culture but would resign to so inlo private business Once Vas Liiljiuel MemliLi r Stono is notv associalo justice of tho supreme court mul he relin quished tho post of attorney general when ho wan appointed to tho bench by President Cooledge Those who pre dict that Justice Stone will be the next attorney general liavo already tilled hin place It would be talcn by Curtis Wil bur now secretary of the navy iid in turn his brother Ray Lyman Wil bur now president ot Joland Star ford university would he come secretary of the ir terior When speculation first began nbout cabinet ap pointments quite a few choso Dwight Morrow ambassador to Mexico for the post nC secretary cf the state Stlmson at pre sent governor general i WILBUIl rllllinnines now prob ably leads Monxnv as the choice of tho unofficial cabinet mak ers Mr stimson was secretary of wir under President Taft and is well known in Washington CooltdgeSilent Too The cabinet In the last analysis de pends upon Herbert Hoover and he has not talked for publication and ther has President Coolidge answered the oftbroached question as to Svhrt ha intends to do after March Unofficially the President has lud many jobs picked for him but it IF believed by some close to him tliat lie j BULLETIN WASHINGTON Feb S Altho President Coolhlgc does not approve of the cruiser construction liill with Iho time restriction cluuse included hedoes not wish to bo understood as saying positively that he will veto Iho measure WASHINGTON Feb 5 porters or the cruiser bill iu the senate today and wcie se to ramain In session until Us passage Tiltle doubt of spfcdy action re maincd after decisive rejection oC th amendment to eliminate the time limi Tlien tlio senate was duo again tc alscuss prolijbltlon tho detlclercy appro priation bill because conferees oC hot branches could not agree today c disputed irovlglon Jfouso Turns lo Navj matters held the attention i Iho house also the suppl bill for that department being eonsit ered It was regarded as likely tha it would be passed largely in the fori it wai reported by the appropriation committee Legislation for disposition after th incoming administration takes offic concerned the house ways and meanscommittee wTitl 15 or more witnesses on hand Flax hemp and jute rates was their sub ject An assertion that ho had paid tl 500 for his former federal marshalshi at MUKCO Temi wan made by A P Russell before tho senate palronagr investigating committee Ho said tin money was given to Perry Howard Negro republican national committee man tor MisslssippE May Continue Radio ftroup The senate interstate commerce com mitleo looked into the advisability o TLRN TO IMGE 3 COLUMN 1 by Hutchins rhoto Company Picture shows nearly badly soaked in kerosene which was found by Detective Leo Risacher after John D Goodell theater orgimist had confessed to opening the safe at the Pal ace theater Sunday night and takingthe receipts of Saturdays and Sundays shows When the jug was cracked open with a hammer at the police station a shower oC kerosene and green and yellow back bills rolled out The coffee can contained silver coins Lindy Continues 2nd Hop Famed Flyer Hurt in Fall Lieut Hewitt Air Racer Among Injured in Accident CAPE MAY IS7 J Fob 6 Wfuil Jones 23 Iliitatlcplbia vns killed and four others Injured mcluel ing rormop Lieut Robert P Hewitt well known aviator ici charge oC tho Pliilnilolphlii airport when their nuto inubilo upset early today at Bennett thfee miles from here The others were Ethvnrd 2S riiiladelpbla William Jtonaglian 30 Wildwood N j driver oC the automo bile and Montgomery Smith also of Wild wood Hewitt who has won several prizes for racing and last April hopped off for Grecnley Island oft the coast of Labrador where the Bremen flyers were marooned was said lo bo criti cally injured He lial delivered an address on aviation last night before tho Cape May chamber of commerce Jobbers in St Paul ST PAUL Feb z than wil glvo no thot to what he will tlo in 150 representatives of the Northwest tho future nnlil after he leaves tlie Buyers and Jobbers Inc were InSt wlilto house Paul loday on their four day fall buy ins trip Delegates to this weeks meeting Included jobbers and buyers in Minnesota North and South Dakota Montana Iowa and Wiscon sin Judges Sure to Get Boost District Court Jurists Almost Certain to Receive Pay Increase BULLETIN DBS MDINES Kcli 5 oratorical hattle in which charts werenmdo that slitmvidc tuberculosis rrnlirnlion hill n in tended o iiiaho a murlict for the product of llvcslock luecdcrH and Kive fat jobs to veterinarians failcrt lodny to prevent passage of 1io bill by I he slain sciuitv Tiio vofo was n o if DI3S JI01NKS Veil li trict courL judges in Iowa arc virtually assured of an iimrcasc in salnry of 51000 a year following an uiulcrstaiia ingr reached yesterday in the commit tee on salaries of publiu officers of tho Iowa house of representatives The court bill was reported out oC commit tee with a recommendation for pas sage In making Itus recommendation the committee Hlaslicd from a pro posed increase recommended by the house judiciary committee now receive a year Xo opposition to the increase is expected in either house or senate Ninlli Justice SHIT A judiciary committee bill proposing tho creation of 1 ninth justice oC the TUKNTO TAGIS COLUSIN fi Energy of Chicago Judges Commended by Commission on Crime FLYER ON WAY TO NICARAGUA Airmail Inaugural Party to Spend Night at Managua ItUfLKTIN 1KKSTON Fell S Charles A Lindbergh who took off from Itclizc Hrilish Honduras today on the second lap of his airmail flight lo Panama arrived at Trla a in i radlii incs sago roreiicd lirro liy the Tropi cal Kadio anil Tclcgriiui imnpniiy reported id IinilliiTgh left Helizc capi tal of llrilisb Iloiiiiuniv at a in llondiinin central lime ar riving it Tcla at a in Hon duran time He took just one hour and minutes lo mahc the 115 milo Imp froni Itclize to Tcla Tho rolnnel phinncd to refuel at Tcla and then lo continue in a di rect flight fo Mntiagna capital of Nicaragua 375 inilcs distant where he will spend Ihe night At Managua there IH an aviation station rstiililishcd Ity the Anicr icane marine Forces B1JL12K British Honduras Feb 5 Charles A Lindberghs task todny in his now international airmail piloting venture involved two hops covering atotal oC 415 miles over pea and mountains Prom his course was to Tola TCIJN TO IAGIS 2 COLUMN 3 Clothiers Will Meet MINNEAPOLIS Fob f The men who insist one must dress well to clothiers of Minne sola and North Dakota will meet here for their cichlccnth annual conven tion Jifb 6S They meet in conjunc tion with tho Mens Appnrol club of j Minnesota Corrcspondonls nesleclcd to mention that thn ot Holm Wills queen of the and young j Moorly or Mas a Tribune I GlolicGiizetto sboiilil be dc livcrcd at your lionio before KM ocliclr If tbru ernir if tho carrier boy or other cause you fail tn receive yntir piijier ly that time please PHONE 27 nml a copy of thn paper will bo sent to you Ilione calls inusf reach this office bctiire r M 1 lonciuraw 310 miles south and oast across the GnlC oC Honduras Trom Trln his ronto was straight across Honduran and NicariKiiaii mountains about 275 miles to Managua where ho will make his second overniKht slnp enrouto to Cristobal Panama CPHCAGO Feb 5 Tomorrow his pchedulo calls for an court judges who during tho rirtearly tokc oft at Managua and a fuel three months ot JSLS displayed tho Chicago crime commission charuj terincd as startling leniency stern and severe durin the final tiircc months oC tho year the conimissions annual report said today Energy was almost doubled as in dicated by hours on the bench tjic report snid and trials by jury were almost tripled A marked decrease in felony waivers was noted by Hie commission An cr Her report had criticized the courts for waiving felony charges In ninny cases Original Backer of Henry Ford Is Dead DETROIT Vcb a Herbert Murphy Dolroit capllllist and patron of music died sucldtmly al his homo hero early loday He was Y years old Mr Murphy was founder and ureM drnt of the IjcMroit symphony ami was one cf Henry Fords original Iowa Slayer Seeks Liberty George H Gibson Serving Life Term Asks for Pardon CRISSTON Feb f Joorgo H Gibson of Thayer now serving a life torm at the state penitentiary on con viction of a charge of slaying Sheriff Fred Collins nf Union county In March hris petitioned Governor Ilammlll for a he said in a letter to the Croston XewsAdvertiscr Standard Oil in Gain of 20 Per Cent Dividend Plus 50 Cents Extra Cash Granted liULLETIN CHICAGO Tell 5 or Slandiml Oi of Indiana ntiicK touched a new high record nil tlie Chicago toda shoolitiK up 7 tii sl shorlly after thu marhet opened The sliich ultimately rcachril for a new hlnh reciml before a sfdtnrk to 101 Ji took place NKW yoilli New York curb inarUrt was thrnwn into such a tumult by a llish to buy tliv vonmimi slock the Standard Oil company of In diana today that the first transac tion was nut out un til after I oclock when a sale of 70000 shares at ijltlfl11 a share an overnight Biiin of was finally arrauced The feverish demand fur ihn issue resulted fruni the devlara tion yesterday or Xtl per rent stock and an extra cash dividend CHICAGO Fell 5 Col llobcrt Stewart or John I Rockefeller Jr wins control of the Standard Oil company of Indirjnas an nual mooting March 7 the emnpiuiys stockholders already have been made beneficiaries of the kirgcrtt siock and casll dividend from a monetary stand point in the coinixinys history A TiU Iiev rent slock dividtlul an ex tra cash dividend of r0 cents a slinro and therefiulardividend oC cents a sare wore derKired at a liriof moet injycstorclny of thejmaril of directors of which Colonel Stewart is chair man sthnntetf of the cash value of the stock dividend ranged from 000 to SJOOOOOUOO far vallKV ot thu Standard Oil oC Indiana stock in S2S hut shares closed at on the market yesterday which would make tlie value of tho stock dividend 000 Not lo Change Votes The melon was placed before Iho stockholders without comment The only official statement wnx issued by TURN TO IAOE 5 COLUMN 1 Will Rogers N VOKK Fob 4 Uempscy invited me to Miami to be master oC ceremonies at the ytrlb fight to KCO who wUl ho secretary oC war 1 felt it an honor when you that Hoov er Coolklge null Smith aro all available 1 I dunt know what thft duUcs of a at n fight are but T would lihc to U1I em the ad v ft n tagea of California uiuler a Hoover admin iKtrnt ion We have ported s i Hi worms in Cat I Cornia that ores WILL ROGERS w o r k i n g 12 months a year in lapan they only worked three They aint organized yet Joels see tomorrow is Timsday 13onnvan Is out oC the cabinet oi Tuesday Toms P S you i1 tariff repub licans Grundy is loosn ajrtin CopyrlRlit 13291 IGOU SELLS HIS STORE INTEREST TO C IV DM Local Merchant Retires After 28 Years in DamonIgou Co TI1IJ announcement was mmlc Tues day that T K Jpou a nicmhcr of lifl firm of latuonlfau for fS years his intercut in the sloir ainl HiildhiK to his associate C AV Damon I ami his two Runs losso KOU ind will with Iriw from active participation In tho if fulls of the slnre next Saturday Mr I son mado no announcement of what hla futuru plans would lie TJurinRthe 2S years he hns been with the firm Mr has played a vigorous part in Us operation His dittifl included charge oC the buying of linens wash Courts ionicstis hlatiluta niul the art do parttnent KOorjH Jhe poods over had gcnoral charKc were in ilio north half of tho store Of later years the Ifrou sons have takon n prominent purt in tho store operation lewyo IRCHI asstunod charge or the linens and the art departments wiilic IeKoy won recognition with his wjinlow trimming decorating and cnrd writing Mr hccnmo associalrtl with Mr Damon thn store was situ ated at tho present site of the Mcrltol department store Twenty years ngo Iho present structure was remodeloil by the Damon HiilleJing company ami the store located thoro This building throe stiirlcs in height pave Iho firm ample room for tlie ftxpansioti that it for tho business in whirh Mr Iprou had a prominent part His retirement an hla f fiends ex pressed it marks the close of a Inns ami meritorious tvuver ns u Mason City miMchant I n spea k i n p nbon t his re 11 re me n t Mr Jsfi expressed his appreciation to ihousamls he had mot iu cotmcction with transactions in the store T wish to thank our many friends and for their IHYL patron is 3c llicse many years hrsaid LOCAL PACKERS MAY JOIN WITH GOBEL CONCERN Deal Would Bring No Change in Local Management THE announcement of a proposed af filiation oC the 1 C Drtkcr arvt Sons company with Adolf Inc of Brooklyn N Y WHS made at thr Mason City plant Tuesday Tho affiliation if it is mnsimumLterl will bring a number of advantages trv the local establishment particularly that of providing fin outlet for its inm nfacturdd produrta Thn management and personnel of tho local plant will ixmniu unchanged The proposed transact Eon which H scheduled to bo completed March 1 Ijrovidinpr conditions rcrjuired by bnth parties nro compiled with involves the exchange of stodi between the ofCicoiK i oC tho company irnllvidually and tin Ciobet company Tle flea dnes nfr involvo ihn corporation ns such Is Uvrpti OinLrihiitor Thft Gobel corporation uno of larger rllstributors of tnrat product In the east handling immense pork protUxrts L nmnler oC years it luus purcliasprt tin of tho local plant Huyhip as much as eight or ten cnrlouls of ham in a clay Tho transaction ns proposrd will givo special to both parties Beeidca pi v Ing the Gobol com pany a source or supply 1L will glvtr tho Maaon CHy esUibHshniont ccr tain market tor Its finished meats During the heavy killing gcasonlt has somctirnea been necessary for the Decker plant to sell parts of Its pro ducts as GToon mcqt Instend com plotlngtlie curing oC tho Tnanufacttjr inp proooKS whurh brings ti liiclifr prfco anil insims for a much jrgor ffroup of employes Helif Ctmferrncn Besiilcs rnakiiiL irraiitroniojits fur ffHt with ho hantts tn he cumini it was thlsproposorl transficUnn hat tirow I H Selhy treasurer ani DuffioJO vtcs prosUlont to New last xvoek In sit in with tiv Go bet directors mcl tlio AS thr onUOTUr of Jay TV Drckor pivsidcnt Mr Helby and Mr lufflcM douitftt t thrjr in thn locnl rompnny for loljnl stwfc Tho Decker pstntns ver ari a receive casli in iiHyinont or Iho heId Tho triiisaftJon Uiui fir oes not affocL tho stookhaliors of DIP ompnny It was stated that later tlir thrr fcmmon stnckholdrrs niny hnvp lo nf their injis for capli Is Sum TJio Clohol diroutnrfi in istotl that tho nmnriHenient of thfi ural rnmnin tho pnrup f thn ia Komplrlcif it wns inn or thn requlrmnontH of both nidfv hat the entire norporuiel of the J I JorUrM and Sons rrmrun hs Liu It IVHI stated Colic1 ii expected to ar rive here Wednesday for tho purpose TUKX TO PA OK COrLMN S Probably snow and colder Mtdnrn day niul hi northwest nm utirtli central jHtrtions Tursilny uighf LOCALSTATISTICS weather ful 1 hour period ending it S oclock i m TuoRday In his lotlcr Cfiison I liopc to support and evii petition xvith testimony that will shou eon of French Steamer Is Aground Off Japan Passengers Are Safe Klemme Man Hurt in Fall Brot to Hospital After He Fell From Tree While Trimming Branches 5 Willfsini Kinttpr 70 ycnr old Kkm iito man ts in a serious condition at the hospital from injuries n etiiPd when ho ftJI out of n tree il rigors from Klemino Tuesday mornirip Mr Klal front tor hnd been trimming Uranihos from hern today Snlvnpre inprs wort sent toj Uo tree when ho slipped foil M rikintf his hrnd and tOmuldf it nis rcfutrled I Tr brut to Ucra at 230 MOJF Japan Feb French aleanjnCJcimral parrying tun II an1 0 jiass Shanghai went ashore 11 IURhp Monday Towest In Ntglit At 8 A M kSnou Fid I Abovn 20 Above 20 Ahovo I Inch 05 of ni Inrti sny it WIK needed nf an inch trl AUIio no otic i ou ic I ho ft Monriny and Thru the forenoon Imvday MIOV filtered do SMI ly In Hie rnatlor rC loniperi truo February thiiM fur has Improvcinpnt over its Hsor Janiinvy assist ft Oi 1 D thrco oud ijccond
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