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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 3, 1927, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Probably snow tonight and Sunday Possibly heavy enow slightly warmer in east portion colder Sunday In ex treme west portion cloudy fresh to Btvpns TyJnds AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL XXX V FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON iviAauiN NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for the O 1 DEC 3 1927 OVER PUT Assistant War Secretary Wants President to Name Body WASHINGTON Dec Recommendation that the president f tie requested to appoint a board to de termine tho war time needs of the nationwas made today by As sistant Secretary Hanford MacNidej of the war department in his annual report This board also would prepare a project for placing the army Into such a state of material preparedness that the assistant secretary of war would be able to make adequate plans for meetingneeds Study of industrial mobilization pos sibilities disclosed conditions which Ij brot about definite recommendations last February for modification of gen eral staff plans as to the rate of man power mobilization In the event of war Mr MacNideideclared StudsMobilization The general staff has already In stituted arestudy of the mobilization plan the viewpoint of the pros Harmon 3 Marines on Long Flight to Nicaragua Flyers Will Deliver Plans at Managua for Use With American Forces MIAMI Dec The Key West naval radio station at p m today announced it had received official notificatioii that Maj E H Bralnard and Ills two enlisted United States marine companions flew Havana Cuba at a m MIAMI Dec E II Brainerd commander of the United States marine corps aviation forces Serg M T Shepard pilot and Corp N M Winchester mechanic hopped oft at oclock eastern standard time this morning on a non stop duty flight to Managua They planned to deliver their trlmotored Fokker monoplane to corps offieers there tor service with the American troops Fly Ins v conditionswere announces perfect for the flight when the plane left the long runway after using ent legal authorization of reserves of its feet before clearing that its possibility from a supply 1 standpoint can Ibe the report The point has now teen reached where initial requirements can be made to conform with figures in keeping with reserves authorized by congress and the production possibilities of the Pointing put that the law charges 3Tucatsil and across Hon auras liitd him with the duty of ance of adequateprovision for the mpbiUzation of material and Indus organizations essential to war needs and thatPrmypurchases v the war reached r Cost WouldBeHigh The cost of maintaining adequate reserves in time of would be the assistant secretary the only solution Is to plan out tm production and procurement n a scale which will reduce the mount of reserves which must be on hand planning Involves cost he Ydded but there was no doubt that Intelligent planning would cost less Kthan the tnnecessa reduced reserve costs by said Laws restrict munitions Contracts to the government arsenals Jlave hampered industrial preparation BilacNIder sold urging that congress asked to amend the act so aa toIourncd today after soviet Russia had ipermit orders to be given private facsuffcred a defeat In selection of the ic reserves thereby rendered Already suchplanning many High good visibility and al most no wind had been reported pre vailing over his route by the tropical radio station at Tela Honduras over which point the majors calculations were to carry him at about 2 oclock this afternoon Havana was his immediate objec tive his monoplane being due over the Cuban city In two hours aftei leaving Miami Major Brainerd was atthe control when tho hopoff was made His preliminary figures had allowed 10 hours if or the jump to Managua Sftuth war iTto Ha the tippf Yuca tan do wn SESSIONS Russia Loses Fight to Have Conference Called Jan 10 GENEVA Switzerland Dec AP Tha preparatory disarmament conference which opened Nov 30 ad ories which would both build up de jlpleted reserves and serve to train olapts and workers data for tlle meeting Russia wanted the commission to meet Jan 10 but the commission decided on March 15 Russia however will not bolt the disarmament discussions Certainly we shaft return to Gen Maxim Lltvinoff the Russian Snowfall Is Predicted by Tonight DBS MOINES Dec Hald Iwhlch began falling during the night Wo hare Bald we shall always at blanketed the entire western hafjtenu meetings which promise t6 bring aboutdisarmament We are for dis armament first last and Russia had battled to have the dis armament commission meet again Jan 10 on tho ground that tho sooner the conference meets the better Count Von Bernstorff the German delegate supported this position but with less Insistence of the stale today The precipitation varied from llglit to one inch at 7 oclock At that time the storm had reached the central part of the state and wascontinuing Its jcourse eastward The prospect was foe more enow possibly heavy to gight and Sunday Des Molnes the snow about n of an Inch in depth was tho jtlfat to remain on the ground this season Hack From Chicago DOUGHERTY Dec Dougherty and Frances Madden re turned from Chicago Wednesday where they spent a few days sight seeing AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen Some married women are happy an some has husbands that aint goi backbone enough to boss A REAL TREAT FOR HOLIDAYS When a fine fresh dainty candy Is passed how happy the hostess who can answer the admiring ques tions with I made it myself Candles for Christmas In any va riety can bo made at booklet of 1M tested recipes from the Washington Information Bu reau of the GlobeGazette will be an invaluable guide Here are can dles of all sorts but all for making In the home kitchen without special equipment Candy for the Christmas stock Ing for gifts for the holiday table for school party Have something new and delightful for a surprise Usa the coupon j Frederic J Hasldn Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I enclose herewith SIX CENTS In stamps or coin for n copy ot tho booldet CANDX RECIPES City State Poultry Man Says Lillien dahl Was Friend of His Family COURTROOM MAYS LANDING X Doc 3 AP Willis Beach elderly chicken raiser today took the stand in his trial for the murder of Dr A William Dlliendahl with which ho and the doctors widow are charged A defense witness previously testi fied that Beach could hava con fessed to murder of Pr Lillien Sahl Oct 1 In Baltimore as he was In Marcus Hook all that day a state witness yesterday told of the alleged confession in Baltimore Denies Murder Connection Beach pale and nervous denied that ho had any connection whatever with the killing of Dr Lilliendah Ho denied that he had ever marked any maps with checks at the scene of the killing Such marked maps were found In Mrs Lilllendahls bag V Beach told of first meeting Dr LllUendahl about a year ago Friend shipgrew between the two families ho said and tho doctor seemed Incased that Beach and Mrs Lilllen dahl found each others company agreeable He said iils friendship with Mrs Lilllicndahl never caused any ciuavrels in either family Beach Ulen told of his only quarrel with Dr which he said or curing LEFT U S POOR RETURN RICH Didnt KilbTO Baflr Beaeh denied that he had ever Bark who yesterday testified that Beach had confessed slayingof Dr Lilllendahl to him at Baltimore He also declared he waa not In Baltimore between Sept 27 and Oct 5 Bark sala the confession was made Oct 1 Mrs Helen Parker ot wood helghts previously had testified that Beach was at home on that date She said he was there from Sept 27 to Oct 5 during which time he never left the a minute St Paul Furrier Is Held for Ransom Letter States CHICAGO Dec tions of an interstate gang of kid napers recruited in Kansas City St Paul and Minneapolis believed to have been brot to light today when police arrested three women and eight men A number of raids by detective squads followed news of the kidnap ing of Morris Rolsner St Paul real estate operator and wholesale furrier and the efforts of the gang to obtain ransom from a wealthy friend of Rolsner A Minneapolis attorney showed po lice a letter to Mrs Roisner purpor ting to be from the gang demanding ransom for the release of her hus band Jean and Catherine Buchanan who left Jnnesville poor girls to visit relatives in England have returned to their homo with a trust fund settled upon them iy Bnron their granduncle a British whisky iranufncturer They are shown above Below U a view of their home in and inset a sketch of tho liaron Their grand father the lie jiis brother camo to Janesville as a rcnilttaqco man TO PICK LOCAL Committee Members Men tion Hoover Dawes Low den as Candidates WASHINGTON Dec Rapid additions to the ranks of the republican national committee which Is assembling here to select a conven n city for nest year brot political speculation more prominently to tiie front today altho the committee mem bers already have let their fancy car ry them far from the purpose which called them to Washington Coming to the conclusion that an elaboration by President CoolWge on Ills do not choose statement of the Black Jiiils is noL an early prospect some of tho confniitteemen have be gun to discuss other men available for tho nomination In the belief that tho president must be considered out of the running Underneath the speculations how ever to be a tendency to deal with candidates cautiously and only a few of the commltteemen so far are willing to permit their names to be brot Into the discussions Tlie names of Hoover Dawes Low den and Hughea are the most fre quently heard and here and there as In the case of Curtis of Kansas a favorite son Is being advocated Whilo Vice President Dawes is mentioned by none as an out and out first choice virtually a of the commltteemen who mention candidates favor him In the event their own particular candidate cannot win Dawes in the opinion of Charles A Rawson commltteenmn for Iowa stands a good chance to Inherit the delegation which Rawson believes Iowa will send to tho convention for Frank O Lowden should the former Illinois governor fajt to show the strength the lowan hopes he will Bootlegging Associate of Murder Defendant Is Chief Witness CINCINNATI Deo stato made a determined attempt to day to stem the rush oC hearsay evi dence in George Remus murder trial and was partly successful George Connors leutenantincliief of dapper Remus young during the defendants heyday as the king of bootleggers was continuing with the chronological tale narrations alleging misconduct by the wife Remus killed here last Oct tf and descriptions of maniacal reactions He mounted the witness stand late yesterday and In 54 minutes covered three months of talebearing and ob servation of outbursts Today lie wns covering the remainder of a period of one year and nine months when Wal ter 1C Sibbald assistant prosecutor demanded that n limit he placed some where Certainly there never was contem plated under your ha said to Tudgo Chester Shook that a witness coulj get up here and testify to even sort of and rumor he heard while traveling all over tho country We are not concerned with anything at all excepting things told directly to Remus which might or might not haveInfluenced his PrisonerSeen in Ca With Others on Saturday BULLETIN Hoy Harmon bandit wUo escaped from tho Floyd county Jail Wednesday was seen with tiro men and a woman in Nowata shortly before noon Satur day according o a report received by SherrUf P A Suddlcr from Sheriff Glllespie A note intended for state agent J A Tracy found in Roy Harmons cell by a woman pris oner nnd turned over to Sheriff P A Saddler lent a new turn to the case Officials at the Floyd county jail refused to revealthe message Hoy Harmon confessed memberof a bandit which robbed the Pat ton Brothers clothing store hereand who escaped from the OTIoyd county Jail Wednesday by sawing tho bars of his cell window eluded officers at Joplln Friday according to word recolvpd from there Saturday The 1927 model Oakland sedan which was stolon from the streets of Charles City Wednesday night was found abandoned four miles west of Joplln it is stated liloyd county offi cers believe that Harmon fled In the sedan Frank Chella owner of the car started Saturday morning The sedan bore an Oklahoma license which was stolen in City Wednesday1 the of Har mons la thot that the II was stolen Ty Confederates o Harmon who either came to Charles City or met escaped prisoner on a highway leading out of that place Harmon who was sentenced to 10 years in the state prison at Fort Madi BOn for his part in the attempted rob bery of a Rudd bank made his get away from tho Jail a few hours before was to have been taken to prison Courier Rockford cell mate of Harmon eaid that the bandit told him 10 would never serve time in the atate prison even It blood had to be shed to AT MOTHERS TRIAL Alfred yirar old sdn of Mrs Margaret Llllieiiilalil nrrivinj at tho Slays Landing courthouse where his mother is oti trial for tho murder of his hither YOUTH Young Woman Near Death After Blast Rocks OTTAWA Dec While lola Bradford 23 yoar old coun try school teacher lay near death to day moaning In her moments ol half consciousness tho name of Hiram Reed her sweetheart Iteed Was being held under bonds on charges of assault and of bombing Tho young woman whose marrlagfc to Heed had been set for tomorrow was Injured possibly fatally by the explosion of dynamite In the school house stove In which she was attempt ing to start a fire Reed told offi cers that he put the dynamite In the stove because ho didnt want to get marled just yet Only lor the fact that she was kneol Ing low beside the stove when tlie dynamite exploded Miss Bradford would have been decapitated officers believed Had she been standing they said she would have been struck by tho top of the stove whlflfc was blown eep him away from county officials stated there Floyd The grand jury in Floyd county has also indicted Ray Terrill Elmer In man and a fourth member of the gang who have been implicated la north owa robberies Will Leave for Tllinolfl GARNER Dec and Jlrs Ransom Slack are to atart Sunday for LftchfJeli to spend a part of the winter with the family of their daugh ter Mr and Mrs Claud Wilson They will drive as far as FrertBrickburR where they will spend Sunday night with a sister of Mrs Slack nncl will nirivo in tho next day GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at a m Saturday a 3 At 7130 a 7 5 Friday and Saturday have hcen just what one shouldexpect of De cember Within tlreo weeks the sun will have reached its southernmost point and be started on Its return trip north Snow which fell Friday and Friday night was of a fine texture and didnt make much of a showing when melted as the figures above prove This wns because of the cold ness of course As the morning grew on tlo slty of tho snow storm increased untn It reached almost blizzard dimensions At 2 p the mercury Imd risen to 15 degrees above zero Endurance Flight Is Started at Frisco MILLS FIELD SAN FRANCISCO Dec Charles KIngstordSmlth Australian war ace and Lieut George R Pond U S took off here today in a big mono plane Southern Crosg renamed the Spirit of California in an attempt to establish a new worlds record en durance flight Tho time ot takeofr was announced as a m WEATHER NEXT WEEK For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valicysand tho northern and central ijreat or two pre cipitation periods nicely especially In north portion week as a whole will probably average near normal In tern erature Average Attendance Placed at Daily lowans Won Most Honors CHICAGO Dec the In ernational livestock exposition la the jarometer of agricultural prosperity ts leaders claim it to be the North American farmers especially those who practice diversified farming arc nearing a golden era The twentyeighth annual exposi tion which virtually ended last night was by far tha most successful of all It brot the largest and best entries of blooded horses cattle sheep and swine and the largest attendance of ouof town visitors The hay and grain show exhibitions held In conjunction with tho show also brot out record hrnak Ingexhibits In quality and quantity For each of the aeven days the at tendance averagod between nnd New price records for sales of prize winning cattle sheep and swine on the hoof were established and sales of high breed horses to south and north American breeders wero the heaviest in 15 years Iowa exhibitors won allexposition honors 100 blue ribbons and placing 36 grand champions Ohio and Illinois ranked next Ohio win ning 67blue ribbons and 22 grand championships and Illinois capturing 97 first places and 18 grand cham pionships Out ot the 17 state agriculturalcol competing Iowa State college led winning H3 blue ribbons and nine championships Michigan State college was second with IS firsts and six champions followed in order by the Universities of Minnesota Illinois and Kentucky Altho having more money and better facilities Americnn collegeslost In race fnr to tho farmers who took first places nnd placed T40 champions while tho colleges won 130 first places nnd Girl Willing to Trade Ear for Fur Goat Society Womans Offer of Brings RepUes From oft with grAat force Didnt Want to Marry The charges on which Read waa ar raigned were assault with intent to clli bombinsr a building and injuring a person by bombinp Even should the teacher live states attorney Hanson said Reed might possibly bo sentenced to 75 years imprisonment It waa the approaching motherhood of tho young woman and her insist ence that the date oC thelrv marriage bo no longer postponed Keed saild that prompted the plot In detailed The map fdf left ears was bullish today a a dozeu young women and throe men offered their portsido aural appendage to tho unnamed New York and Chi cago society woman who advertised for one Jay J McCarthy tho attorney whose client has sought thru the want ad columns to replace the ear she lost in a motor accident abroad said that the offer of first mode would be doubled provided the transfer of the ear from seller to buyer proved suc cessful One offer came from a young mother who wanted Instead ot ho offered Pressing bills she ixplalned made her willing to make ho sacrifice Another offer rom Miss Doris Clarice young pretty and she explained broke Shewanted a fur coat and proposed to market a cCt car if It met tho requireriients Miss Clarke said she came to Chi ago three months ago from Hock ford to start a career and earn money o buy herself pretty clothes When be road the ad yosterday lowever she was Jobless mid without iionpy being dependent upon o vonmn friend for a living Im tired of being without money he nice dresses and tho fur co moat Chicago girls slie told a eportor I think a fur coat will dn no lots more good tiian my HUlu old eft Miss Clarke wears a shingle bob ind the little old left ear stands oldly out against a brunette back ground Slio thiiiksaiwig would make hinga all right until lier hair gruw out One ot the offers by men camr rom a war veteran who explained liot nobody cares how I look any McCarthy said he would examine lie left oars preferred eliminating hose he found unfit thru dissimilar ly with the right car of client rhp final Choice he added will be made by his client herself Negro Arrested in Keokuk After lowans Body Is Found in River Dec With ono man undnr arrest arid the coroners Inciuest adjourned until next Tuesday investigation into tlio death of David Wcaton C7 year old minor today turned to interrosfitlon of sev eral moll said to been at the shnck of Mountain Xogro roacl worker when IVtwton una tlieir sliortly before his disappearance Insl Sunday Tho Yegro was rirrcstccl In ICcokuk and rcturncil la jail licic followlns rindiiiK rr In tho Oinr ilon river netr tho Khnnlc Wednesday Medical testimony at the Inquest was to ho tffort Ihat death account of the events Reed f fialtl th a prmipji in two months ago lola be oaina insistent marry her about a week haloid offi cers so I agreed to next Sunday as the data and told her I had ordered a rliff Aftor leaving Wednesday night I walked half a mila tq the school where she teaches dynamite into the flue wadding it with waste paper I attached tho caps and ran the fuss to the firewood so that It would be touched off when she lit tho lire in the Expects to Marry Her After his talk with officers Reed vho is 24 and the a prosperous farmer expressed confidence that tho girl would recover would not prose cute him and would marry him She was too crazy about ho said The school teacher who is the daughter of a retired minister of Chll Icothe arrived at tho ono room schoolhouse In themorning ahead of he pupils Grace Johnson 9 years ild was with her y A few seconds after she had lighted Ito fire there was an explosion The ildfashloned stove was blown to ileces desks nere wrecked ant wn lows shattered Tiio Johnson girl un njurcd ran screaming from the ichool to tho home of her sister Miss Bradford at intervals called tho mine of Reed not connecting him vlth Reod Unconcerned Offlcera looked up Reed in the early course of their Investigation He ex messed no concern when told of Miss JradCords injury and no knowledge of tin dynamiting Ho accompanied the sheriff to the school surveyed the wrecked interior with polite and then suddenly hejan talking describing In detail vhnt had led to tho explosion Miss Bradford wai so ludlj manglerl that there is little hopo for ecovery The against Reed waa put over for 10 pending the out come of the injuries Ifow a Rfnnrltns joke tire occurred hcforo tho body entered Sclcnc Monitor the POOR PA By Claude Oullan Jones is so polite lo bis wife tlmt I hcliovc shes Hie one that owns the property they talk ;