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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 18, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Hain tonight Colder In west and central portions tonight and Thurs day Cloudy Thursday Rain or snow in northwestern portion Strong shift Ing winds AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the Home i SERVICE NO 185 rTrnv rrvw A A V 1928 UNITED PRESS AND VOL CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA AfKiL IS PRISONER CONFESSES HALLMILLS MURDERS Louisville Woman Confesses Slaying MusicianHusbanj TO AIDS BURREST Argument Over Presence of Mans Daughter Causes Shooting T April L Lack of money to pay charges Loses His Insanit APPea1 Must Die n on a Laded taxicab which carried her bare beaded and disheveled away from here where she is accused of slaj her husband yesterday lead to the arrest last night of Mrs Nadine Wem ert 28 on a charge of murder The victim Bruno VTeinert 42 the ater orchestra leader was shot to death in the couples hotel apartmcnt shortly after noon following a heated argument with his redhaired wife Other roomers heard the were unable to halt the wonlan who fleeing down a rear stairway f agged a and drove apparently aimless TV to a point 15 miles from Louis ville She then discovered she had to money and returned to the city where she obtained a Cur coat from a friend pledging the garment with the romnany for the fare Other drivers in the office recog nlzed her nnd trailed her to a reslJ i rant after notifying police ArresiM sheis said to have confessed Police declared the argument the led to the killing was caused by IB ietitment of Mrs Welnert over th psence m their apartment of Ve 14year old daughter EvenHis Attorneys Give Up Efforts to Save Illinois Gang Leader BENTCN April serted even by his attorneys Charley Birger condemned leader ot a southern Illinois gang that terror zed the countryside for several years s scheduled to die on the gallows here tomorrow Robert B Smith his attorney who has fought with every legal resource at his command to save Birger said This is the end of the further will be done for him when a circuit court jury yesterday found ill gangster sane and his hanging BARES DETAILS OF S S KRESGE iSE than a year Chain Store Owner Says Wife Wanted Millions to Bear Child IZAAKWALTONS Annual Convention Open Thursday With Record Attendance OMAHA April Sportsmen conservationists fish and game experts all members of the Izaak Walton league are here from every part of the country for the opening tomorrow ot the sixth annual convention oC the Walton league matter of negotiating a treaty with Canada to create an internationa recration area of the superior national forest In Minnesota and the Qnentico Provincial park in Ontario will be one of the major subjects at Tho project to flood vast areas of was set for 10 a m tomorrow An insanity hearing lasting nly one day nded abruptly estcrday and ifcgers hopes t glimmer ng nhen the ury deliberated nly 10 minutes efore pronounc ng him sane rircuit Tudgn harlos Miller then resentenced the ondemned man for the murder o oe Adams 300pound mayor of Wes ity III Birger Steadfast in Defiance Birger whose jaunt defiance ha characterized his every appearance i court was unmoved by the failur of the Insanity plea As the stale witnesses testified that they thot him ihswers to tjiem when they were questioned by States Attorney Roy Martin Only one witness Maurice McGlas son Duquoin restaurant man testified for the defense McGlasson based his belief that Birger Is insane on the fact that he bites his lipsi and twists and also by the way he Only an appeal to the Illinois su preme court on the sanity hearing re mains but Birger s three lawyers af er a conference decided it would be useless as that court lias twice re fused to interfere Gov Len Small ind tho state board ot pardons have rejected pleas for clemency Gnllows ncen Waiting The gallows has stood ready since Crop Outlook Oats in Worst Situation in 7 Years Corn Prepara tions Halted DES MO1NES April Hain snow and abnormally low tem peratures made the past week onu of Hie most unfavorable In several years for Iowa farm crops declared Charles D Reed meteorologist and director of the Iowa weather and crop bureau to day Mr Reed stated that oats Iowas second largest crop Is probably in the worst situation since the spring of 1021 while preparations for corn Says Inland Waterways Will Help Iowa Prosper FLYERS PLAN TO MEET F13 Fitzmaurice and Germans Will Then Continue to New York NTSW YORK April oc the Detroit divorce complaint f Sebastian S Kresge which has een hidden for months under court eal were published today The com laint alleges that his wife set as her price for bearing child and he declined to pay it him This material came into the open when Supreme Court Justice Ma loney signed an order at Mr Kres jes behest discontinuing an ordei or the latters examination in con lection with bis divorce suit Mrs Kresge won an interlocutory decree n Xew York Feb 18 At that timo April 1925V1 th complaint says she took a Bible In her hand shook it in the plaintiffs Mr Kresges face and sweat to God if you dont do what I want lantlng are at a standstill Still Too Wet to Plow The Iowa soil frozen or snow cov ered much of the past two weeks is still too wet to plow in nearly all sec tions the crop report said Damage to oats has not been accur ately estimated but varies according to the state of advancement Condi lions were reported to bo most bak ward In the northeast counties while In southern Iowa freezes were with stood fairly well by some ot the crop that was up and green Much ot the bats seed was In the ear y germination stage and is believed to have been damaged most of all b the frequent freezing ot the ground Cant Kslimate Damage Mr Reed feared that continued April I5y the Canadian Melchlor Junkers Hirplatie ex pert announced today Hint he wouh fly to New York this after noon to get a propeller for tho Drenipn The propeller will be re layed liy air lo tlio stranded ship Ger today QUEBEC April manIrish flying Iriumvirat planned a rendezvous here for a con tinuance of their flight to New York Stewart Gilman Speaks at Annual Gathering of Re tail Merchants INLAND waterways brot about by the development of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers will supply cheap transportation that will help solve tho farm problem Stewart Gilman for mer mayor of Sioux CHy and member tit the executive committee of the Mississippi Kiver association and the Missouri River Navigation association declared at the annual meeting ot the Mason City Retail Merchants associa lion at the linn ford Tuesday evenliiB The development ot the waterways is not a substitute for but a supple ment to legislation such as the Mac NaryTlaugen bill Mr Gilman de rlaredV adding that ths veto of th farm bill showed Inconsistencies on tho part of the president It is time he said that the middln west rises up and demands its rightful part of fed eral aid for agricultural and industrial development Woulil Develop West The development of the river water Will Rogers NEW YORK April Lardner and I are seeing New York tonight and he has promised to a few words of cheer to you All I do is pay for the theater tckets and when the show drags I will laugh at him Mr Gardner now speaking Good evening newspaper fans I used to have to write In the newspapers for a living tooIt must ho awful hard Georgio Cohan is producing n new busebal play ot mine which I hope you get more laughs out of than I do going round with Will Rogers I have a song hit sung by i Scotchman entitled 1 would giv a thousand dollars to be a million Thats all I would write for this guy for Yoxirs King Iardner WILL ROGERS Copyright ways will not only aid agriculture by lower freight rates but will induce the development of industries in the west i The meeting was attended by 225 City in the planes sister ship tho L including retailers their Junkers F13 Under these plans the fjordo county arm Bureau directors and a represen ative oC the State Brand Creamery iHsociation were special guests Music consisted of community singing led by N Y REPUBLICAN CLUB PASSES UP LIQUOR QUESTION transAtlantic monoplane Bremen would be left at Greenly Island for a while The decision ot Capt Herman Koehl and Baron GunUier Von Huenefeld to May or I will have the lock ChanBed the crip in damaged sections i I did for Mr ported to have been holding their own The wealthy chain store operator wjthont making much advancement who gave Mrs Kresge securities Reccnt feezes caused alfalfa to be A Duke Schiller Canadian pilot spent the night at Clarke City W Karl Hail with Lester MilliKan at the piano and a vocal duet by Mrs C 13 Oilman and Sidney Stott ac companied by Mrs Leon Woodward In McNaryJHaiigen biV r are worth before he married her In April 1JI24 said It had become plain to him that she had not mar ried him for love but rather to obtain rom him all the money she could alkali marshes in the west to stop last Friday when Birger was re prieved on the Insanity plea from a scheduled execution then Phil Han na self appointed hanging expert anij veteran of 00 executions is here to see to it that the affair Isdone ex pertly Meanwhile the band of gamblers ootleggers and robbers who one ailed him their leader has dlsinte rated under oneexecution half a 1 cimaii f what is termed wholesale poisomns ot wild ducks measures for assistance In flood control work In the Mississippi river valley and the backing of bills before congress relating to conserva tion and outdoor matters will also be subjects for talks Frejl H Doellner Chicago genera manager oE the league said that this convention will be larger than any In the history of the organization in point of attendance and In point o importance of conservation measure which will come up for discussion ozen prison sentences a he GlobeGazette ifters a Booklet n Fitting Dresses How does that shoulder fit la there a wrinkle in the neck Is that sleeve in right How can I smooth that out under le arm These and many other problems n fitting garments accurately are olved in a new booklet by gov rnnicnt experts Every woman vill want a copy as it Is fully llustrated and each step in correct Ilting described in plain words Our Washington information bu reau recommends this booklet as the best thins ever printed on the subject The coupon and 4 cents in coin or stamps brings your copy bombing frozen down considerably RENO ATTACKS HAMMILLMOVES Farmers Union Head Says Governor Farm Aid Plan Is DKS MOINES claim that Governor Hammill in his third term campaign platform seeks to make political capital out ot the farm relief program anil that the achievements of tho Committee of sponsored by the governor are ot doubted nature was mndo in a state ment issued today by Milo Reno pres killed two of them intcrnu gbts and hurried flights Only BirRcr remains and thousand n the coal belt of southern Illinois Inn to invade Benton tomorrow to ee the scheduled passing ot a man vho earned the sobriquet of scourge of the coal belt and whose name stood for terror by night on tho coun try roads where his gang made then nightly bootleg trips and forays Frederic J Haskin Director The Mason City GlobeGazelte Information Bureau Washington D C I enclose herewith 4 cents in coin or stamps for a copy of the booklet FITTING DRESSES AND BLOUSES Name Street City ident of the Iowa Farmers union The governor Mr Reno said points out in his platfonn that the Com mittee of LI2 wns the outgrowth of a onference called by him In this lid the Farmers union head he aid himself a doubtful compliment The nildwealcrn states conference lit of which came the of was prompted from beginning to nd by the Iowa Bankers association Marling with a star chamber session of a tislit little group at Ames unit be meetinp attended by executives rom 11 states at the house chamber n Des Moines the whole history ot the acheme as it was carried out by the Iowa group was one ot politica expediency and bluff Hadithe promoters ot this inter GLOBECIRCLING RACE UNDER WAY Japanese Passes Over Iowa on Way Round World for New Record CHICAGO April FIIRKJweather anil poor visibility over Imvn todny delayed he scheduled arrival of ToicJiiro Aralii easlboiind Japanese rnn lestant in u race around the world about two and a half hours NllW YOHIC April Toi Amid racing eastward from Tokyo while another Japanese speeds on n westward circumference of the world was flyinfr over the eastern United States today He was due to alight from the Transcontinental Air mail plane at Iladley field South PlainCleld X T at p m committee before OTTUMWA GIRL KILLElTBY TRAIN our Companions on Joyride Injured at Crossing Accident OTTUMWA April joyrirte by five young peo ple ended tragically last night when heir automobile wns struck by a Burmonths before tl ngton passcnscr train resulting in was mentioned he death of a 15 year old Kirl and the ifjury of her four companions The victim Francos Brady dangh er of Mr and Mrs Charles Brady uffcrcd Internal injuries from which she died an hour later in an Ottumwa lospilal Those injured are all from Ottumwa Emmet MeLamar IS both legs broken Ovic Cox 20 bruised Owen Bragg 20 crushed chest Noah Smith 17 left leg broken Tho automobile owned by Cox anc driven by Bragg wns proceeding slowly across tho Burlington tracks when the driveV became aware of the approach ot train No 28 In stepping on the accelerator Brags caused th car to stnll on tho tracks The train tho mure than 300 feet past the scene o the collision An automobile will carry him to Xew York where he must obtain ccr Ificates of his or England ArakI and ompetitorrs ant newspaper Matsul was today after where they were forced to land after a takeoff from Natashquan in an ef fort to fly to Murray Bay Volunteered o Kcturn Schiller learning that the two Ger mans wished to come out in a relief plane instead of waiting for repairs volunteered to BO back after them but poor communication deferred knowl edge of their decision Another plane bearing reporters and photographers was at Seven Islands today across the bay from Clarke City They bad taken off late yesterday to fly lo Greenly IsUmd but were forced back by a storm If that piano could reach Greenly Island the baron and Koehl could fly out in It observers here pointed out provided the renters ot the plane would accede to the plan This would jermit Fitzmaurice and Schiller to continue their flight here The F13 today was at the flying field at Montreal where It was flown from New York ready to take the TURN TO PAGE 20 COLUMN 8 Well Known Southern Bishop of Methodist Church Succumbs at 63 Mr Gliman declared on ping Introduced by the retiring pres dent of the retailers William llanley vho presided ot the meeting Showed Inconsistency He argued that the bill was ob ectionnble in his veto message be ause it would tend to create over pro luction Then iiRuln Coolidse said it vould work a hardship on tho laboring lasses Now everyone realizes that hose two conditions could not be pro Members Refuse to Indorse Majority Report Asking Amendment Repeal NEW YORK April National Republican club ateppeOf lui night tabled a majority report ot i committee on national affaira ndv has slrt BURGLAR SAYS HE GOT TO SLAYCOUPLE Oklahoma Sheriff Ob tains Statement From Elwin F Allen EI RENO April A confession to the famous Hall murders In Tsew Jersey haa been obtained from Elwin F Allen held here on a burglary charge Sheriff T C Sbacklett announced today The sheriff said ho could not tell whether Allen wns sincere In making lho confession Allen 1ald for Killings 1 Allen saidhe was paid and ivon an automobile for the killings Ho refused to name the person who 10 Bald employed him Sheriff Shack ett was ot tbo opinion that prisoner was holding out the name for trading Allen Is alraut 23 years old and a citizen of Mexico Tito confession said that Allen held up the Rev Kdward Hall and Mrs lilieanor Mills as they sat In an auto mobile parked along the highway near New Brunswick N and shot them after driving into n corn field He said ho arranged the aide by side In plum lano Calmly Smoked Cigarots Allen said that after shooting ouple whosodeaths have been a lystery for nearly six years he niokcd a couple of clgorets Then he emovid the bodies to the spot where iiey were said he drove the automobile In which his victims had been riding to icar Vernon Del There he burned the car near an old sawmill Sheriff Shacklett would Tipt jerroli f session las idcd simultaneously Acaln he ob state conference been sincere they would not have tried to usurp the functions of the corn belt federated organized nearly a yen Tills corn belt committee as it does now nearly farmers and the members of 4 leading agricultural organizations of the country Ha proRram was then and la now the enactment of the McNaryHausen It was nn the Jon in Washington months before the committee Tolchlro at as a pasHi Control Board Member Dies at Hot Springs AXAMOSA April iini D Shecan of Anamosa ncwb ippointed member ot the state bonr ot control is dead at Hot Springs according to word received hoie Court Wont Let Denby Testify for Oil Magnate South Dakotan Elected District Rotary Heac COUNCIL BLUFFS April nineteenth district conventio of Rotary clubs was closed here aftc election ot Charles W Pnssley c lirnoklngH K as district Rove nor Sioux Fulls S Is cxpcctc lo get the next convention his passing nnd then VI April AtJ midnight on the James Edward Dickey G3 f died here Inst night as a result i Ryukichl Matsul are an operation for appendicitis had s for prizes of Kentucky Illinois and West 1 yen offered by the eleventh district ot Jljl Khimpo of Kpiscopal church south for i thot to he nearlng years r the long train was elecled to the episcopacy In hut served four year in Texas and Mexico before going to Louisville ArakI stopped in 21 years prior to beingmade a oclock this ho had been connected with enger In an airmail plane tween Omaha and college 13 years as president At Bishop Dickoys bedside were his i unsclieduled stop for Mrs Jessie Monroe Dickey his James B EMcuey and a id Ryukichi Matsul who Mrs C S Boyd both of At around the world over Also surviving are three other westward hope to Mrs J F Carreker and 15 days and lower the Robert Strickland of Atlanta and hv five Henry 11 Tones ot Marietta Ga ected to the appointment of the fnrm joard by agricultural interests want TlKN TO PACK 9 COLUMN 4 SENATORDAILEY Governors Proposed Ap pointee to U S Senate Fa vorable to Both Factions CHICAGO April Chicago Herald and Kxnminer said to day that Governor Small probably would appoint John Ualley of Peoria to the sent In the United Stains sen nle which twice wns refused a formei appointee Frank Smith The paper Bald that favorable con ideration has been given overtures In repeal ot the eighteenthamen mpnt and a minority report urginp 1 feat ot the report submitted by the majority The vote on the two reports came after almost thlve hours debate and the outcome apparently met with the approval of both factions The vote was 124 to SS Richard W Lawrence wlir was in ducted into the office of president Im mediately after the vote on the motion to table was among those ngnlust the majority report He quoted President Coolldse Secre tary Hoover Senator Curtis of Kansas and former Governor Ijowclen of Illi nois on law enforcement and aslcotl Ifow can thin club properly take a position opposed to that of tho men mentioned as the loading possibilities for the republican nomination for ires the veViljj New Jersey officials Allen recently was brot here from the Oklahoma peniten tiary at McAlostor to face a burglary charse OMER SEERLEY TO LEAVE POST letirement of Veteran State Teachers College Head Effective Aug 25 beluilf of the veteran and that the governor state senator will announc his decision at a conference today o Senator Dailey is the one man npo whom both factions of the rnpublica party can agree the paper said II Is popular personally and is o friendly terms with United States Sen ator Iefeat of Smith in tho prlmarle was looked upon aa an opening for new appointee to serve the seve months remaining of thp form of tl lato Senator William McKinlcy Our Weather Man Defense Sought to Show Leases Negotiated by Navy Head WASHINGTON April The government won nn Important oint in tho trial of Harry F Sin clair today when Idwin Dcnby for secretary of the navy was pre cnted from testifying as a witness or the defense Tho defense wanted to show that the plan to lease Teapot Dome initialed by the navy department and thin thorofnro Sinclair and Albert I Fall woreInnocent ot the conspirao now hanging over them Owen 1 RbberlH government prose utor objected to Denbys testimony the ground that nothing ho lind aid or done had taken place in the presence of Fall and the objection was ustained The former naval aecre ary was on the stand only a few minutes The defense however hns placed In ho record the testimony of Cnpt T K Hobison who as chief engineer ot tho navy Handled the leaso negotia tions for his department Ife told the jury that Ienby had directed the oil reserve bo leaded as a unit UobiKon on cross examination however sall Ihn actual iirgul lal inns liarl been out altogether by Fall CAPONES AID ESCAPES DEATH Car of McGurn Found Bullet Ridden Police Hear of Machine Gun Battle CIIICAUO April Gang sters went gunning again for Jack AlcUurn northside feiulist nnd re puted former aid of Al Scarface Ca jione but i tndiiy believed he had i escaped unscathed GlobeCiizollo woaliicr figures 24 hour period ending at oclock a m Wednesday Highest Tuesday 7 Degrees Lowest In Night Degrees At A SI 38 Decrees The who observed that the weather man got March and April transposed was painfully correct After a partly sunshiny day Tuesday clouds formed in the night nnd by midforenoon Wednesday a drlraly rain bad arrived on the scene Hob riding was nbinit ns much a possibil ity for Friday arbor day tree planting IOWA CITT April O U who lias been in rluirge of loacheis training of Ohio university nt Athens Ohio but who is now on a leave of ab senro nttrnding the University Inwu will sucrrcd Homer Keerhy ns president of Iowa Stale Teach ers college Cedar Kails DliS MOINKS April late board of education thru Gover or Hammill today announced the re iroinent uf Homer If Scorlcy pruft dent of Iowa State Touchers col go since 1SSI5 pffwtlvo Aug becomes proKulent emeritus of bo instiution for life Mr Hoerloys hiicccssor slated o be rhosen nt n regular Hireling of IIH slate board of education lHo to lay The board hopes to nrikfi com moncompnt wcok nt ihn not ihle in tho history of and invites ibn rntirc state I pay tribute lo this educator and great the statement of tho hoiird snlii resident Sporlry wil celebrate his eightieth birthday next AUK Hi had to retire when ho readied that ago OOIRO T Halter president of the board ccnninrntins OH I ho ic lirement of President Srvrley In tho hoards cominiinlcation to Governor his career as An anonymous telephone call ln fnniKil police that theres a big fhine buttle over an ad dress on the near southwest side belnff given Investigators found a largB sedan pcpperrd with machine gun bullets Tho iloor at the drivers seat was ahnOHl shot away The honrt ond radiator also wern damaged Tho U consn been issued lo McGurn A niarhy doorway also was bullet marred March 7 McCJurn was a target for assassins KUIIS In a cigar staro at Hotel McCormlck on the noar north side lie was shot In tho right lurur left nnn In a hospital he lo the shooting with saying lie would settle the affair when lie recovered yesterday came out of hid ing to answer charges of disorderly conduct In connection with the March shooting He was discharged Police believed the gansters former enemies were responsible also for yes terdays attack They learned Indirect ly he had escaped hut as a precaution notified all hospitals and physicians to he on the watch for victims of gun His service to ihn hns been n exceptional and his personal hifln encp so far roarhlng and bencficienl Dial he deserves move lhan n passing notice We douVit if any man lias evei served lho canst of public education more effectively and with grrator in spiral ion ir for looser uoriod o Mr Maker said AUNT MET By Robert Quillen T dont really need the black dress Im makin bul Pas heart bothers him a lol an a woman my size can1 always get ready made ;