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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 17, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Mostly cloudy tonight and Wednes day Probably showers tonight Not much change in temperature AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited lor the Home VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PKES3 USASED WIRB MASON CITY IOWA J XXX V BTVH CENTS PJSK OUCTSDZE RUM CARGO AFTER GUN PLAY HOUSE IS IN NO HURRY TO PASS FLOOD CONTROL Due for Hectic Time After Success in Senate BULLETIN WASHINGTON April Coolldge regards the pending flood control bill as the most extortionate measure that has passed any branch of con gress since ho lias been president Bremen Crew to Fly ReliefPfe Will Rogers NEW WASHINGTON April A year from tho time when the flood 1 oC the Mississippi were writ ing the story oC one of Americas greatest peacetime disasters tht house turned its attenlon today to legislation looking to tho prevention i of another such catastrophe Members approached tho task with frank admission that it was one of the outstanding questions confronting them lor solution but there was a wide divergenco oC opinion as to the best steps to be taken to remedy the situation Under a prearranged agreement revised Jones eennte bill proposing a comprehensive plan for control of the turbulent waters was the special order oC business with leaders prepared to allot 12 hours to a general discussion ot Us provisions Amendments Still Far Off Because of this amount ot time set asido for debate it appeared probable at least two If not three days P would elapse before consideration is besun under the rule permitting During this time it 1 the expectation ot leaders that the already well defined camps on wo area mpoced of supporters of tha mea and the other of itsgnponenta YORK April re ceived my 5 hack from Senator Borah that I sent him to clean up five republicans I even named tho five that ho was to clean up He wasnt able to raise tho fund be causs people realized that it was a lost cause You cant make the republican parcy pure by more contribution because contributions are what got it where it is today This was a noblo idea of Borahs but noble Ideas dont get anywhere Look a Dawes original idea to clean up tha senate I doubt if hf can even remembe trying Noble ideas dont belong in politics Yours WILL Copyright Searching for Victims in Dance Hall Explosion 3 faw TT thererwijli not fce WILL ASK D A R TO GO EASY ON ITS WAR POLICY Coolidge Tells Organization Local SelfGoyernment Comes First WASHINGTON April Having heard President Coolidge warn against the destruction ot loca selfgovernment and other prominent speakers on preparedness the thirty seventh continental congress o Daughters ot tha Usu and turned to the mostbusinespUlt activity of considering resolutions Centra Press thphto of U search fo r bodies victim n customer TRANSATLANTIC SHIP IS TO BE LEFT ONjSLAND Report Germans Already on Way to Meet Irish Companion By THIS ASSOCIATED PRESS MESSAGES from the frozen north today reported that tlio trans Vtlantlc flyers who landed on Circonly sland will fly on to New York at nee but not in their own ship The reports varied In detail but greed on the essentials that the Jun kers monoplane Bremen would bo If ft behind for shipping by boat to Hull ax and that the three members ol tho GermanIrish crew would fly to NJW York together in the Junkers F13 a sister ship ot tho Bremen First reports of developments to day came from Montreal and told or this decision of tho German pilots to abandon attempts to repair the Bremen on Greenly Island Would Meet Major Wireless operators In touch will the Island were given as the sour GIVE ME PLANE TO FLY SAYS COSTES TO ADMIRERS PARIS April Matin oday quoted Dieudonne Costes arounfltheworld flyer as ayiiiff ho is moreInterested in ob aining a food plane for a flight rom Paris to New York than in re ceiving tho honors heaped upon lim and his companion Joseph cBrix 1 am deeply touched and hlgn y appreciative of these receptions distinctions and Costea said but it is more than I want All ask is good bus so that I can try the Paris to New York Tho Aero club tanqUet set for tonight and other festivities have been postponed for a week to en able the flyers to seek a little rest in the country to work out new projects MASKED BANDIT GETS IN HOLDUP ON TRAIN I Robber Herds Passengers on Observation Platform and Takes Valuables LOCAL OFFICERS GET 100 QUARTS AFTERPURSUIT Alleged Owner of Car Is Picked Up Driver Is Identified TOWAS mud roads and quick action on the part of the local police com bined in thwarting the booze running activities ot two rum runners here early Tuesday morning One hundred quarts ot alleged Very Old Scottish Highland Whis ono of the men were cap tured by llio police The oilier man Hownnl War ford 403 Sixth street southwest driver ot the car in still at large but expected to report at the station The car with Us contraband cargo wag captured after Officers Leo Ki isaclier and Harold Wolfe had punc turcd a1 tire with a bullet and sent six other leaden pellets into the body enders the Studebaker Fanner Gives Sheriff G E Cress received a on tlie load early Tuesday morning from a farmer living about six miles v south of town where tlia Studebaker HICAGO April mau Btuck in the mud and the occu wearing a blue polkadot Butler County Far Auto Crashes ELIGIBILITY OF 1 of the record set by the senat In passing the bill In a little more tha one hour Since Its almost unprec dented dash thru thattody it has en TURN TO PAGE 15 COLUMN 8 ANGELOFFl FLIGHT TO S A acvy o XPrecoivvention rumblings of discon tent among a small group of society members over the policy ot the na tional officers In blacklisting national speakers and supporting tho naval building bill failed to break out on the surface at the first session Today however such an opportun ity presented itself with the receipt and debate of the report of the resolu tlons committee Wont No A Californian and His Party Will Fly Around South ern Continent LIlO JWUJLJI FRESNO April mounccd Policy Indications wcro that the protests would take the form of a resolution to be introduced from the floor de manding that the national officers in the future announce no national pol icy without first submitting It to the rank and file oE tho membership of the society for consideration and In Jimmy Angel veteran aviator took off here at oclock this morning on a projected mile flight around South America His first scheduled stop was Mexl call Mexico to obtain a customs clear ance before heading for Guaymas Sonora 550 miles south ot the border Custom formalities attended to This prediction was made by Mrs St OmeiRoy secretary ot the Wo mens International League for Peace and Freedom and an official delegate from Fort Scott Kans Disapproval ot tho Idea of a refer endum on national policies was ex pressed by Mrs Herbert Backus state regent of Ohio who pointed out that lobinson Considers Legal Attack on Opponents Candidacy WATERLOO April Legal attack on the eligibility of dis trict Judge G W Wood of Waterloo a candidate for congress from tlie thirdtown district is being considered by friends of Congressman T J B Robinson Hampton incumbent it was learned hero today The point has been raised that judge may not seek another office while on the bench Supporters of Mr Woods claim tha the question was raised in the case of Judge F D Letts of Davenport who was elected to congress two years ago and that the matter was decided in favor Mr Letts In federal court to Creek Bed Ed Heuer Neck Broken Is Found by Neighbor in Overturned Car GRK13NB April Ed Hcuer G5 farmer living six miles southeast of here was instantly killed about TEXTILE th oC town but the car had dlsap tho Northwestern learned wtt3 he 3 n u titi iVi rtsjiuin j AngeTexpected to fly to Guaymas the D A is a delegated body an Sonora 550 miles south of the border held that the referendum system woulc nishtfall weaken tho authority of the delegates nisniim o e Accompanying Angel were Presno Stephenson head of the Beacon Air ways Fresno flight sponsor and William C Benton copilot and me ciianic William Berry photo erapher will join the expedition at Quay mas Tho flight will end I months hence i Texas about three The GlobeGazette Offers a Booklet on Fitting Dresses Guesswork is all right when it hits but It seldom makes a gar ment fit right Accurate rules told In plain words and Illustrated In clear pictures will enable any wom an to make clothes that fit and to remodel misfits into proper shape No two figures are exactly alike and your things should be made to fit you not somebody else with a few similar measurements This new booklet by best expert author ities will be welcomed by every who likes things made right Sent to any reader for tho coupon and 4 cents In coin or stamps Write now Supports Defense Further indications that the na ional officers would be upheld should he referendum proposal be offered was given by the Massachusetts dele gation which voted to support Mrs Alfred J Brosseau presidentgeneral and the national society in all Its A formal expression of support of e societys defense program nlso was celved from the District of Columbia epartment of the American Legion ilch voted to urge the C A R to ntinue to use Ita powerful influence TOKYO MARINES SENTTO CHINA Advance of Nationalist Troops Into Shantung Excites Japanese oclock last night when the was driving crashed thru tho railing on a bridge over Cold Water creek south oE here and tumbled down a L4foot embankment Mr Heuer had spent part ot yes erday In Greene and started home after nightfall He was alone In his ford coupe The bridge where the accident oc urred Is four miles southeast of Greene and is over a creek In which in flood times there Is rarclj much water At the present ttm there is less than two inches in th creek bed The cause ot the accident is un known here altho county officials from Allison were summoned and made an investigation The of the Butler county farmer was found y a neighbor in the overturned car on o bed ot the creek The victims Walk Out in Protest of 10 Per Cent Cut in Wage Scale NEW BEDFORD 17 thousand textile work ers were idle hero today in protest against a 10 per cent wage cut which becumo effective Monday in the mills ot 27 corporations engaged in the nanufacture of cotton silk and rayon goods The strike started yesterday when with tho exception oC a scattering few hundreds tho employes elected to remain away from tho mills An entire absence ot disorder marked trio cessation of work On behalf of the Manufacturers as Major Fitzmaurlco flew from the Island to Natashquan yesterday in a relief plane Another message from Ottawa re layed thTHQnebJO from three members oC the crew were already In the air on their way to Murray bay in tho piano used by Fltzmaurlco yesterday It was felt that this message might possibly have been garbled In relay as thcro lad been no previous report of Flliv maurlco returning to tho inland F13 at Montreal After the Bremen landed on tlie is and a Canadian Transcontinental Air ways piano was flown there to their ajsistance from Murray Bay by C A Duke Schiller and Louis Cuis inier Yesterday Sclitller and Fltz maurice started back to Murray Bay but came down In a storm at Katash nuan It had been supposed that they would continue today and no report of their having turned back to the Is land was received prior to the nwb sago that all three transAtlantic flyers and Scvhiller and Cuislnier were o o or H Crocker president ot the Crocker I They returned to the station ii jiana Risacuer and Wolfe were put on National bank of San anal 9cont The two officers spotted the republican national commltteeman of I r oC jMlaUoss Sixth street south ported to have been west sociation Andrew Rueburn Its secre tary declared that tho mills would open until further notice lie took the attiude that when the plants had opened In the mornlns the workers had not shown sufficient interest to encourage the manufacturers to at tempt to operate W K O Batty BCC rotary oC the union at a strikers meet Ing declared that many businessmen had promised to help the strikers lie attacked the contention tho manu facturers that competition hod mlJc aboard and headed for Murray Bay The F13 flew to Montreal ycdtur and could easily make conncc is with tlie Canadian Airways no at Quebec or some other con ilent point to take on the trans can flyers and transport them to w York Frederic J HasUin Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau D C I enclose herewith 4 cents in coin or stamps for a copy of tlie booklet FITTING DRESSES AND BLOUSES Name Street CHy gainst the Mrs Helen Tuftg Bailie of Boston ho has led the attack on the st policy attended none of the mcet nga yesterday because of a rush of orrespondence and would make no omment on the reported referendum TOKYO April Tap anese today decided to order marines landed at Tsingtao China because of the advance of nationalls troops into Shantung province They will be available to send to Tslnan if the need arises The question of sending othe troops from Japan will be decided to morrow In the meantime troops a t ck was broken and there wero cuts n his face The lights on the auto ere still burning Tlio body was taken to the home f William Butzlass nearby and later as removed to the Heuer home where meral services will be held Mr ieuer la survived by his Wife and even children o use Ita powerful influence Tjentsin aro being held In e pacifist propaganda which to shantung 1 PRESIDENT AGAINST PUBLIC OWNERSHIP Aged Physician Is 111 WEST UNION April G D Darnell who will he S3 years o on May 28 who is known as the ok est practicing physician in tlio coun ty is ill at his home here with 1 Dr Darnell was taken ill Tuesday j the wige cut nccossnry Britt Man Fined at Clemme on Rum Charge April Smith Brltt who was arrested here Thurs day on a charge of transportation o Intoxicating liquor was fined and costs in justice court here Saturday Smith was forced to sell his auto mobile in which the alleged lifiuor wa found in order to pay his fine Ho was arrested by Marshal 13arl Sims Jericho Overwhelmed With Flocks of Locust JERUSALEM April tloiids of locusts apeared over Jer bo yesterday afternoon but wer heckcd In their advance by the win The department agriculture toda vaa attempting lo exterminate the vlth flame guns Travelersfro snid they passed th ive miles of locusts between Maa d Amman Our Weather Ma jrieu m ntivia His daughter Helen who was with him also was robbed ot some cash but succeeded in saving her jewels Pulls Emergency Cord The holdup was quickly accom plished and the robber was Kone bo Tore tlie nlarm was spread Flashing revolver on the occupants of tha observation ear whom lie herded to the rear platform the robber psissia rapidly from one to the other takifis wallets purses rings and other jewelry When the train was approaching traveling about 43 tho man pulled the mies emergency cord automatically setting tho brakes He dropped into the dark ness ot the yards as tlio train stopped As soon as ho dropped from the back platform fit Kedzlc avenue his victims ran Into the Pullman cars ahead crying Mall and ex press guards hearing the cries seized machine guns and revolvers cxpectln Officers Hit Tire Kedzio hour a robber attack Most of the passengers were in tlv TELLS OF RECEPTION os o Pullman cars and were not aware of As tho officers drove into the yard the driver identitted by tho police men as Howard Warford drove the car thru the yard and over tlie cur bing to thestreet nisaclier and Wolfe save chase opening tire on llii car Tho second shot punctured tho tire and War Con abandon ing the Studchaker after a two block cliasr eluded tlie officers In a second trip to Sixth street southwest Wolfe and Kisuclicr picked up a man pointed out as the owner of the load He was hrot to llio sin tion in an intoxicated condition Ho gavo tho nnme of Walter Peters iC St Paul Bills in the pockets of his two topcoats shewed the names oC Al Bailoy and W RPearson The rear compartment qf llio Studebaker car which carried a Min nesota license was found to con tain 15 packages oC alleged whiskey totaling about 100 quarts KaWr puck age was marked with mysterious WASHINGTON April warning to those who are willing to local selfgovernment to ederal agencies or private interests was coupled by President Coolidge ast night with an admonition against putting the government in the field of justness Addressing the congress of the Daughters of thi American Revolu tion the president elaborated exten sively on those two gave no Indication whether his views were prompted by recent Incidents or legis lative proposals before the federa congress Observing that thcro are always thoso who fire willing to surremlei local snlfgovprnmcnt and turn ovc their affairs to some national author TURN TO PAGE 18 i Lcieune Claims Desertion Plot by Sandinos Friends Marine Chief Says Pamph lets Were Circulated Among Troops WASHINGTON April Charges that pamphlets urging ma rines to desert and not go to NIc araguu were circulated among detach ments embarking last month at Nor folk to auRitment the American expeditionary force In that country wcro mndo here lust night by Maj Gen John A IjeJeunc commandan f the corps Speaking at a dinner given in his honor by the roarlno corps league General LeJeune said the pamphlets vere Issued by two organiations one of which Is raising money in this coun ry to aid Sandlno in killing our ood American Representative Maas republican Minnesota in another address mi Id there was a concerted movement un der way in this country to destroj tho government by making It defense less within nnd without Foreign coun tries lie said were back of the move ment ST JOHN N April 10 TirncsCMobo and TelegrnphJonr il today prints at firsthand account iy Miss Greta Ferris of tho Grcnfell Ission n the arrival ot tho Bremen Island and the reception of ic three transAtlantic aviators Her message sent by wireless and elephone was told with laconic brev Bremen 36 hours IluliHn to Greenly it snid Koc most of way Arrived noon Fri day April 13Mistook K11 house for steamer frozen in ice ficiirtnBs and compass innc curntc Plane broke tliru foj In jureil Iixle bent propeller Still in sameposition Plane hoistefd on gasoline tank nml hoards Baron cold and exhausted the simple narrative continued iiat they would never rencli land Ready to shoot com panions worst came to worst rtaron came at oncre to liRht house where given dry footwear TURN TO PAGE IS CO LOIN B X 11 II I I Kill V the robbery until the spread tlio alarm A halt dozen wero on the observation platform waving good byes Cracker was completing tho fil ing of several telegrams ns the rob bers hands sounded thru the ir Jeffries on Train It was not until tlie Limited whicl the crack ChicagoWest coast tralr n tho North Western rcachc Union that an accuralo dcs ription of the robber was available Vhen the Limited stopped there KP lal officers questioned passenger and learned that the robber was mall dark man in his early twcnticr habblly dressed His weapon wa described as a blue barreled revolve tho passengers who had servations on the train was Tames J Jeffries former heavyweight cham pion of the world but his nnme was not mentioned among those who were robbed ending investigation and police imtlng warford initials Peters was placel in llio city juil Mobile Confident His Ship Is Air Worthy STOIt Germany April that thn Italia is able lo withstand the rigors of an Arctic flight Gen Umbento Mobile com mander of the Italian polar expedi tion announced today that no trlnl flights wero planned for tho dirigible before its start for Kings Bay Silz bcrsen Its norticrn base The Italia showed her mettle well there is no point in testing her out onco General Xobilo paid I will wait fnr word of the Ciltn Di Mllanos arrival at Kings Bay and in the meantime quietly complete our scientific Ciilifnrnlans at Plymouth PLYMOUTH April 17 inn Mrs Paul Olson and littlo son Cor don arrived here last week from Pas adena and are visiting Mrs OI sens parents Mr and Mrs J W Hays Sought Records of Bonds From Mrs Pratt GloiieGnzete weather figures for 24 iiour period ending at oclock a m Tuesday Highest Monday Ixiwcst in At am 38 llngrces SO Decrees 10 Desrccs Arrival rturlns the night Monday of a breeze from tlie southeast hrot an upturn ot tlie mercury in GlolC CJazetcs weather Instruments The small amount of snow remalnlnj from liLst weeks storm was in grave elan W oC being lianished before night Tuesday And there will bo none lo mourn its pasHir Former Cabinet Man Asked Her Help WASIINGTON April Testimony that Will H Hays former republican national chairman lier home early this year In search of tho record of a Liberty bond transac tion with her hite husband was Blvm the senate Teapot Dome committee today by John T Pratt Vork Previous testimony lius been arry F Sinclair turned over a la batch of Liberty bonds to Hays and hat Iluya gave of tlicm to Pratt to dispcjse ot in wiping out campaign deficit Thru Pratta the names o Secretary Mellon Willlnm M Butler iresent republican chairman ant Tohn W Weeks former secretary o war worn into the Inquiry ns pro icctlvo recipient ot the Mrs Pratt salt she Hsiy came lr her home on Lincolns blrll and iisknd me If I coul find the rcrord Ubcrly lion lift gave to Mr Pratt AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen I dont believe modern girls would kiss a speck more than they did in my time if the men all chewed an had ;