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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 9, 1927, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Mostly cloudy probably local snow tonight and Saturday not so cold to night in extreme east portion some colder in northwest portion coldeiSaturday In east and south por tions AND CITY DAILY TIMES NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for ttfe VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PKR COP ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY DEC 9 1927 UNITED PBES3 AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 53 ji Juror No 11 Tells Mrs Lilliendahl and Wil x lis Beach Will Hear Fate Saturday MAYS LANDING N Dec Aargaret Lilliendahl and her friend Willis Beach convicted killing her husband will be sentenced tomorrow if they fail to win a new maximum sentence Is 10 years lino of Mrs Lilliendahl and Beach were de clared guilty late yesterday of volun tary manslaughter by a jury of seven men and five women Dr A William Lilliendahls body was found In his au tomobile with three bullets In his head in a wooded lane outside of N Sept 15 Mrs Lilliendahls counsel said that tomorrow they would apply or a new trial based on information they had obtained ifter the jury had returned Tho nature of this evidence was not disclosed The widow who has stuck to her story of an attack by two Negroes listened In tears while the foreman of the jury an Atlantic City house Wife announced the verdict reached after morethan33 hours deliberation Her condition verged on collapse when she was led back to her cell Beach who Insisted that he was homo in South Vineland when the crime was believed to have taken place grinned when he returned fo North Iowa Is Beginning to Forget Stoirrn Temperature Coming Up Normal Business Is Being Resumed Extensive shoveling and repair op orations In North Iowa Thursday brot travel and communication conditions closeto normal and residents of Sla son City aria surrounding communities Friday were beginning to forget the severity of the Wednesday The rising temperature of Friday rave relief to many who had been without sufficient clothing and coal Thursday nights minimum waa 13 be low with the mercury at 6 below at oclock a m Main roads are generally reported as being open practically complete toll service has been resumed by the Western Electric Telephone company trains are running close and nearly all of the lines of the Postal and Union telegraph com panies are In service Busses of the Red Ball Transporta tion company started out on all but the north lines Friday morning after twoday bait In service It was re ported that roads to Algona Cfharles City and Des Moines were open but the Minnesota highways were stil morning Rotary Plow on Job Primary roads In Ceiro GRIEF STRICKEN Where Republicans Will Pick Next Candidate county were opened by four Gordo snow plows Thursday and Friday the big rotary plow which cleared the high way to the county line was placed in the hands of Worth count officialsto clear No V between Osas and JIanly This will be opened bj Friday evening The plow will then go to Winnebago and Franklin conn 13 Year Old Foy Pleads There Was Nothing Else to CAMDEN N Dec Yes I killed my father I had E aid 13 year old Joseph Cuclnotta to day to prosecutor Ethan P Westcott in telling of events thatled up to the shooting of Joseph Cuclnotta 38 jes erday I There was nothing else I could the iad continued He had fired one jny mother and told me I was next He was drunk and I know he would have carried out his Witli thefathers own shotgun the lad took his fathers life My father and I had lots oC good of fha ploivs went off the roii while bucking i V Walt Haves and Walter Williams cluvers for the Mason City Baking TURN TO PAGE 17 5 S Kresge Makes tional Gift of to AntiSaloon League WASHINGTON Dec half million dollars harvester from th nickle and dime sales of the Ivrcsg times hunting Iivihe of stores awaits the antlSaloo in summer Joseph said But I league when It raises a like ha treated mo awfully bad He heat me He punched me in the face and it I wasnt around he beat one of my brothers and Police records show that Cucinot ta had been arrested many times He served several sentences for boot legglns nnl had Teen arrested at least four times for attacking his wife The boy1 was sent to the detention house Tho formal charge ot murder was lodged against him asadena Banker Leaves Note Giving Reason for His Act PASADEXA Deo isappolntment and grief over the mental and physical condition of his wo sons as well as possibles financial oubles were believed by police to ay to have been tho forces which rove Francis E Stevens 51 year old asadcna banker and slay ho two youths and then take his own lei Letters found In Stevens1 car dated ov 10 and addressed to business as ociates gave the first direct clew to ho reasons for here yea erday in Car Sickness in my family and finan ial matters are responsible Please tel iclice the reason for my one the letters said No mention was uado ot any intention Stevens had of akinthe lives of Ills two sons George 13 the younger hafl eeivln ill health since birth Francis I 20 received a basal skull frac lirein an automobile accident a year go when he was attending the Uni erslty of also studied Hewasin a hospital or several months As tho police reconstructed the Stevens left his hie automobile yesterday morning to take young son to the grammar school Probablyat some secluded spot the ranker shot the boy and concealed the body Jn the restof the car Watchers See Act At the sanltarltirn other son was living Stevensleft a packet of papers in tileearof his sons at tendant A few minutes later on a tennis court at the rear of the sani tarium the banker was seen to place a pistol at his sons temple and fire Then he shot himself In tho packet of papers was found an envelope containing the ashes of n daughter who died Bomo time ago There were several letters to business associates a will dated Nov 21 which disposed an estate listed anddata concerning an insurance pol icy of Convention hall in Kansas dity where the republican national convention day lime 12 will bo held SENATEREFUSES OATHTO VARE Upper House Turns Down Plea of Pittsburgh Man for Seat Independents in Senate to Stay in Fold WASHINGTON 91 Brings 2Day Vacation to Chapin Schools CHAPIN Dec Chapin school waa dismissed Wednesday noon on account ofthe bad weather and there was no school Thursday One of the bus drivers C A LnVItt when taking the children homo Wednesday p TO was stuck in a snowbank north east of town for several hours A truck was called from the garage but It was ot no assistance so Mr LeVitt fell back on the team of horses from other sources The pledge made by H S Kresg Detroit followed announcement las night at the leagues convention ban quctthat would be sougl to finance for the next five years tl organizations riew department of pa liclty and education Immediately after Dr Ernest Chonington director of tho new tl partment announced the campaig Cund would be sought Kresge was on his feet with tho order to match from his own pocket the first half million raised He believed he said that it was good business to put the booze busines3out of He promised also to use his influ ence to obtain a financial pledge from Henry Ford Kresges offer brot a succession of olher pledges but their total waa not cufficlftrit to immediately turn his half million into the leagues coffers Four Japanese Aviators Are Killed in Crash TOKYO Japan Dec Four Japanese aviators were killed last night when two planes collided while flying over Omura airdrome One machine burst into flames The pilot and observer in each plane were killed AUNT HET By Robert Quillen iii Hock Falls ROCK FALLS Dec De zell Park Rapids who Is on way to Canada where he expects to make his home is spending a few clays visiting his nlccp Mrs L C Bliem and his H A7 Wilkin on and their families William S of Pennsylvania wasdenied the oath of office today by the senate As In the case ot Frank L Smith of Illinois the senate declined to admit the Pennsylvania to the full prlv llcgea of a member because of the ex pendituro made in his campaign for office Instead his case will he referred to the Reed campaign funds committee which uncovered the evidence on which both Smith and Varewere ac cused ot campaign financing out ol line with public policy The veto on which Vare was barred was 65 to 31 This compares will tio vote against Smith of 63to 23 As in the case of Smith Vare wit be allowed to present dofenso to tho Reed committee Before he iiiaj be finally he will benllowec to argue before the senate II reckon every woman iikes a good man but she likes to think he could of hcen mighty wicked if hed had a mind Hancock County Legion Auxiliary Holds Session BHITT Dec county meeting of the Legion auxiliary was held in BiItt Tuesday afternoon About 50 attended from Klemme Crystal Lake and Corwith A program and refresh roents were Will Rogers CITY tiec in Mexico and found President Coo idge has Issued another He told republicans to search vigorously and they will have to Mexico was pleased with his mes sage 1C Varo and Smith fall clown on American senate have them get In touch with me and I can gel I hem in tho senate here The farm era in tho middle west wanted re lief so tlio republicans save llicm tho republican convention Who in the world are the vepub Iiinn3 soinpf I ran conio home If necessary Yours WILL The GlobeGazette Offers Recipes for Canned Foods Wise and economical is tho housewife who serves the food that suits the season Fresh foods should be given the preference in garden time but wheii cold weather sets in the logical recourse Is things that come in tins The next few months are canned food months So we offer now thru our AVashington Information bureau a booklet full of the lore of canned goode This booklet is a recipe master piece on canned foods It contains 28 recipes for soups 20 for sea food dishes 17 for entrees and substan tial dishes 51 for vegetables 35 for salads g for sauces 12 for sand wiches 10 for appetizers and 85 for than 200 recipes in all To get a copy of this booklet of recipes fillout and mail the coupon below enclosing four cents for re turn postage and handling Frederic 3 Haskln Director The Mason Cfty GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington 1 C I enclose herewith four cents in stamps for a copy tif the booklet RECIPES FOR CAN NED FOOJJS Knmo Street Cilr SLile Two LargeVaudeville Companies Are Mergec NEW YORK Deo lundred vaudeville theaters with otal seating capacityIn million persons n day came Tinder on management when the KelthAlbe and Orpheum circuits consummated helr long expected merger The mergercil concerns represent an nvestment of tho largest n the history of the American stage They will operate henceforth as the KelthAlbeeOrphcum corporation For vaudeville actors tho mergers will mean two three and even four year bookings without layoffs and no long jumps about thecountry Curtis AssuresWestern Men Their Bills Will Get an Early Vote WASHINGTON Dec Differences between the senate vepub ifcan Old Guard and five western in dependents over organization of the senate were amicably adjusted today after a long series of conferences After receiving assurances from Senator Curtis of Kansas tho republi canleader that a majority of his party favored early votes on their eglslativo program thb independents announced thatthey would asalst in organizing tho senate reserving their right to pursue an independent course of action upon questions which may arise during v Certain ofMajority This will assurethe republicans IhOi necessary majority to organize the senate even without the votes of Sen atorselect Frank L Smith oCIllinois and Vare of Pennsylvania but thero still is a row over tho of fice of sergeant at arms with vririous reports that David S Barry of Rhode Island may be defeated for reolection by some republicans absenting them selves at the timo of vote After receiving a written assurance from Senator Curtis that a majority of the republican conference favored action on tho three measures they had the Independents issued a statement saying In part In our meeting with Senator Curtis 19 assured us that a majority of the epublican conference took the posi tion that there should be no ary delay in securing a vote upon the measures during this session oC congress Specifies 3 Measures Having obtained definite assur ance from Senator Curtis and tho re nUUINfi TO PAGE 17 TRUST FIB IS CAOSE6F FIGHT Relatives Quarrel Over Dis position of Missing Mans Money CHICAGO Deo of Frank Tegtmeyer who disappeared without trace 25 years ago havo start ed suit for a division of a tract of land trust fund es Kidwell Said to Have Told of Shadowing Jury Member Goes Voluntar ily to Prosecutors Office WASHINGTON Dec ward J Kidwell known as juror No 11 in the FallSinclair case was mode a star witness for the government to day when ha appeared at the dlstrjc attorneys office will a statemen which the government will introduce to prove that he was appreadied during the case by persons whom th district attorney declined to name The Juror is the man accused o boasted that ho expected to ob tain on automobile a block Ions Iron his participation in the trial Kidwell wan closeted with the as sietant district attorney for mor than an hour after which a steno grapher was busy typing his stat mentfor more than two hours Mystery wag thrown about the d tails of the Kidwell statement and be yond the fact that it was said to tell o the there was no information It was apparent that so far as Id wells statement liad kono it had no charged actual attempts at mt rather dealt with attempts to get n touch with The district attorney attached so much importance to KldwellB state ment today that he shieldedhhnsell from all questioners and announced that he would not be allowed to talk until the nature of his evidence made known in court tablished for him Heiuy Tegtmeyer the father a merchant of Burlington died In 1913 leaving an estate of Krank had gone away several years previously and five remaining children contri should divided tho estate but each buted to a trust fund Frank ever return This fund was Invested with some In real estate here by a brother Edward who also died re cently The widow sold the property Tho other heirs have entered suit or a share this amound which Mrs Tcgtmeycr is 4567 qjMlO 11 12 13 14 13 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 IETT1NG BROKER Magruders Charges Rouses Ire of Oklahoma Repre sentative WASHINGTONY Dec gresslonal Inquiry Into the charges bj Rear Admiral Thomas P Magnifier of inefficiency in administration of nav al activities was demanded in the house today by Representative OMc CUntlc democrat Oklahoma The Oklahoma representative who Is n member of the house naval com mltteo declared naval officers were muzzled to prevent them from making slams whether untrue or Admiral MnRruder was relieved of ills post na commandantof tiie Plilla idelphia navy yard aftor he hart pub Students Who Placed Bets on Grid Game Left Holding PITTSBURGH Dec A number ot University of Pittsburgh students who lost wagers that Pitt would defeat Penn State on Thanks were asked to appear today against a betting al leged to have absconded with their funds The day before the gamo a man calling himself C K Hugus repre sentative of a New York es tablished himself at a hotel near the campus and sent letters to fraternity houses offering to place beta on Pitt against State at odds of 10 to 7 Trade was brisk students chargo accepted their money and issued re ceipts After the game the commissioner could not be located and several vic tory celebrations had to be postponed for lack of funds C J Schlnningcr Altoona was arrested at place yester dayand brot to Pittsburgh where he was charged with larceny In connec tion with tho betting Schlnningcr said ho acted in behalf of a man named but students Schinulnser and Hugus wero one and the same Schinninger however declared ho would be nblo to wiuare himself wllh tho students at tho hear Ing FLY TOJEXICO Aviator Accepts Invitation bi President Calles to Visit Him WASHINGTON Dec Americas aerial ambassador of sooc will Col Charles A Lindbergh Is to undertake another spectacular mission time a flight from Washington to Mexico City Accepting a telegraphic invitation from President Calles of Mexico whlcl reached him yesterday Lindbergh wil add more miles to tho log oC his Spirit of St Louts which already In eludes a New York to Paris hop am a long jaunt nround the United States The tlms oC the flight Us route anc other details await the flying colonels decision after he hns had an oppor tunity to examine conditions Ho doe not contemplate nnonstop flight I have not studied tho hi eaifl and the air conditions Th route also must he decided He believes now however that hi course will not take him over th GulC of Mexico The land routo is onl about 100 miles longer and wlthou tho guiCs dangers In event of a force landlnc Use ot the transAtlantic Spirit St Louis also Is contingent upo final Inspection finding its motor I satisfactory condition The ensln never has been overhauled ho sale altho it still is functioning perfcc Lindbergh Is Awarded Langley Aviation Meda Dec Langley medal for aviation was col forred on Col Charles A Lindhers hern by tho Smithsonian Institution iVarmer Temperatures fot Iowa Arrive East Is in Storm Grip BULLETIN IJES MOrNES Dec With tho passing of yesterdays extreme cotil wave temperatures in lown tonight and tomorrow will proiiably between 15 grees nbovo ami the ing point Cliurles D Reed gov crunicnt meteorologist said today I After rising to 25 or 30 degrees above zero today tho mercury to night nml tomorrow will probably stay in the vicinity of the 15 mark as a result of cloudy and unsettled weather Mr Reed pre dieted CHICAGO ieo MoriO than 30 persona havo met death in subzero blast and blizzard whlcll swept the continent from coast tq coast Abatement ot the snowfall and man speed wind which piled drifts so higtt In Minnesota Wisconsin alid Iowa to delay trains and block highways d which sent rescua boats scurry along the Groat Lakes shores to d crews of foundering vessels doca it mean tho mercury will begin ulck climb weather officials They predicted tha cold Spell would ach Ita peaktoday but would re ain of sufficient Intensity for a tevi ays tokeep the weather a constant pio of conversation Chicago reported nine deaths direct y attributaWo to the cold rv matnaer ot zarcrtoll reached eight today tut indlns of bodies ot two uhlfeiiufieii Jieepherders Iowa reported four eod Wisconsin three and Minnesota wo Iowa Situation Improves TVhlla northern Minnesota and onfiln remained partially snowbound owacities were gradually restoring immunlcatlon and traffic Missouri liinois Indiana and surrounding tatea experienced the cold without now The frigidity was severe aa far rest as California and south to the gulf states taking in virtually the eu ira nation Chicago and vicinity wero promised light relief after todays early morn S zero mark and higher ures were promised for western hero tho temperature dropped as lovy 23 below at Spencer St Paul schools wore closed yeater ay for the second successive dayj viille street cars pushed uncertainly hru the city t The mercury hit tho bottom of tho glass in some British Columbia anil Mbcrta cities whore the readings vcro as low aa 51 below zero Three freifrht boats held fast in Jake Superior Ico wore released ly iigs while two others wero unac counted for nnrl were believed to havfj sought shelter near SnuUo St Mich Shipping Tied TJp Tiso crow of tlie steamer Agnvn off Manltoulln Island neap Colllngwood was reported in nu Immediate danger but waiting for tha wind to nbato to tiis bonat A const guard cutler waa des patched from Two Harbors rescue tho crew of tho Canadian freighter Algonquin on tho rockn at Copper Harbor 100 miles away Tin vessel was reported ao badly It probably cotilil not bo moved bo foro Rprlns Marooned aboard a floating derrlcU feet from land was a TTTRN TO PAGE 17 Hie till navy Fertile Society Meets FKRTrtiK Dewey Ouvcrson onleitnInert tho miailonarj society of the Chrintinn clnircl aftornorni it hor LOCAL GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at a m Fri day Maximum 1 Minimum 13 At o Some time during the night Thurs day Iho wind shifted Into the south cast and the thlnR happened that almost alwaya happens under those circumstances Tliere was an im mcillato riso of the temperature from 13 below to B below at oclock Thursday was coinHe tho first lay of the aensnn In whlih the iiinxlmtirii not Item Itlgli as xera Tluirpdiiy nishtfi iiiiniinuin 1 tlcKiOO UiLin lllit uf I In plO POOR PA By Claude Gallon didnt tifiy much whwi my sisters was visitin1 us I Lalkecl just enough lo bring up Nfnr 1avoriti snb r ;