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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 10, 1927, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Generally fair tonight and Sunday except probably snow In extreme southeast portion colder tonight In east and central portions moderate cold wave in southeast portion AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited toe Ibe VOL XXXV FWB CENTS PER COPX ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DEC UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 64 Paper Claims Solons Given Harvey Ingham Faints in Arms of Brookhart jnate Seat Fight Calles Money I Region Spokesmen De clare Commander Ex ceeding Authority V NEW YORK Deo proposed poll on prohibition among the entire membership of the American Legion ana its auxiliary was up against snags today The a7inouncement of National Coni minder Edward 13 apafford that all Legion posts of the country would open discussion oC the prohibition question preliminary to a poll In May drew from a state commanderelect a former national commander and one post statements that Indicate Spaffonl was acting without authority and contrary to the Legion constitu tion Spaftord at Trenton N X said the poll was designed to be purely Informatory and without any official connection with the Legion On His Own Authority He said the poll would be conducted on Ills own authority and that the approval of the national executive committee had not been sought Authority for a poll such as Spaf ford proposed rests only with a na tlonal convention In the opinion of J3en James A Drain past national at Spokane The American Legion cannot afford to be made the football of politicians tIsald Frank M McHale Logansport Batata commanderelect of the depart of Indiana and there will be no poll taken among the ranlts Legionnaires in Indiana post ex ressed itself as believing a prohlbi lon race might lie Interpreted n iu con A to this effect Ordered written ta Dennis H BaYerty state adjutant WASHINGTON Dec Harvey Ingham DCS Molnea edi tor collapsed today In the capital where ha a luncheon guest of Senator Brookhart republican Iowa Mr Ingham who is CD years old was taken to the casualty hospital in a semiconscious state and ru prelim nary examination Jed physicians to jolieve that he was suffering from a severe attack of acute indigestion The editor had been visiting with Senator Brookhart for an hour at the senators office and seemed to be in ho best of health when he went into he main senate restaurant for a light luncheon As the senator and his guest started from the restaurant Mr Ingham was stricken grabbing Senator Brook tiart by the arm and then slowly wilt ing while the senator held liim from fall ins 11 IOWANS OBJECTING jy DES MOUSES Dec ficers of the Iowa department of the Legion today condemned a statement recently made by National Commander Spafford announcing that a poll would be taken on the Legions IjS attitude toward prohibition Decker French Davenport com mander of the Iowa department in declaring that Mr Spaffords state ment was not authorized by any con vention ot the Legion or Its national executive council stated that he would not permit a prohibition refer endum to be taken in Iowa unless in structed by proper The Legion was organized with Mexico Plans 5ig Welcome to Lindbergh FlyingSquadron Will Escort Atlantic Hero to Capital Rejected SenatorsElect Will Plead Before Upper Body WASHINGTON Dee With the senate doors closed tempor arily against them Frank L Smith of Illinois and William S Vare of Pennsylvania turned their attention today to plans for presentingtheir cases anew to tho Reed slush fund committee which onco turned thumbs upon them That committee was called together today by its chairman Senator Reed democrat Missouri to discuss pro cedure but Is not likely to begin hear ings until after the senate adopts a resolution reaffirming its authority to act and to summon witnesses books and papers Adoption of this resolution was blocked lateyesterday by Senator Reed republican Pennsylvania after ho had lost his fight to have the oath administered to Vare on a vote of 50 to SO He asked that the measure go over until the next session of the sen ate Monday WASHINGTON Dec Charles A Lindbergh de clared today that ho date had been set for his departure on his flight for Mexico Hint It probably would be within 10 0 MEXICO CITT Deo 10 Thisgovernment has ordered a flying squadron to welcome Col Charles A Lindbergh Americas aerial ambas sador of good will when he flies here from Washington Altho Lindberghs reply to President Calles message asking the date of his arrival has not been received avia tion authorities have Issued orders for an airplane stjuad to be ready to fly to San Luis Potosi 200 miles north here to meet Lindbergh and es cort him to the capital Excursions are being organized by the national railways to bring people into the capital from the countryside for Lindberghs arrival Instructions will be sent by the railway to its men along the route to Laredo at the border to be prepared to give the fly ing colonel assistance In case of a mishap Will Plant Christmas Tree for Next Years Use in Courthouse Yard CRESCO Dec ia tho sec ond year tho citizens have erectea Christmas ire in front of the courthouseat the In tersecUbn of i is now proposed that next spring n real live Christmas tree be planted Si the courthouse yard and one oC the Legion men li E Culbertson has of fered a young pine tree from his yard for that purpose definite objects in view well expressed I ThD Rational railways lias decided in the preamble of its to place n de prlvrlte car at Und Mr French said It may act on oth er Questions only when so directed by its membership The Legion instructs from Its posts upwards and not from national headquarters Diltz Condemns Toll Volney Dlttz of Des Moines national executive committeeman stated that acontroversy over prohibition is out Bidethe domain of Legion activity as an organization In his opinion the poll oC members on the eighteenth amendment and its modification not be taken will There Is no record that such a poll yas authorized by the national con ivention or by the national executive said Mr Diltz a former state representative from Polk coun ty I am not presuming to for the Iowa department but my attitude as a ni ember of the national executive committee is that such action would ba ill All good prohibition jokes go to Judge when Stntti Journal they berghs disposal as well as to afford him facilities for the transportation his plane in the event he decides to make the return trip by train A Washington dispatch to the New York HeraldTribune said that Col Lindbergh would take off next Wed Bolllng Field Spirit oC St nesday morning from Washington In tho Louis Col Lindbergh has been requested to visit China to help tho Chinese solve their aviation problems Maj Tien Lai Muang a Chinese air officer told the Tulsa chamber of com merce Major Tien said he had made the request on behalf of the Chinese government and trial Lindbergh ex pressed a desire to accept tho invita tion AUNT HET By Robert Guillen I aint never doubted Pas love since the day was married but 1 know enough concerning Iho car nal niilure of men folks to thank God Im a good Announce Two Berths STACYVILLB Dec Wrtrs of two children areannounced here a son to Mr and Mrs Arthur Heimer and a daughter to Mr and Mrs Joseph Michels 45618 11 12 13 14 15 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 OBIS7HAS 25 26 El 28 28 30 31 Shopping tjsull Christmas PAROLE ASKED FORLORRAINE Clarion Sheriff and Attorney Ask Governor to Inter cede With Board Dec John son and Morris Budsall attorney went to Des Moines recently to aoc Gov John Hammill In the case o Daniel Lorraine a convict at Ft Mad ison who was convicted of the crime of seduction at the April term 1922 and sentenced for life The application Is based upon Hv following grounds That ho has beei sufficiently punished for the crime o which he was convicted that judgment pronounced against was excessive and extreme in v of tho circumstances and that exec utlve clemency Is recommended by th Judge who presided at the trial The application for pardon or pa role will be presented to the board o parole at the February session The GlobeGazette Offers Recipes for Canned Food Here Is an excellent recipe book It tells how to fix over 200 dif ferent one out of a can from tho grocer These recipes include a wide variety of soups salads vegetable dishes entrees sauces sandwiches and desserts They aro authoritative because they are the result ot the study of experts These recipes are widely taught in schools oC domestic science and will keep any woman posted on the latest methods of preparing nour ishing and appetizing foods Send to our Washington in formation bureau and get this re cipe book Just enclose four cents in stamps for return postage and handling Frederic J ITaskln Director Tlie Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I enclose herewith four cenl in stamps for a copy of th booklet RECIPES FOB CAN NED FOODS Street City State Senator Ohurlcs S Deneen senior senator from Illinois and leader In tho fight to scat Senatorelect Frank L Smith also of Illinois is snapped with Smith at the opening of the seventieth congress at Washington Berger Exposition Pro moter Indicted by Grand Jury CINCINNATI O Dec John S Berger reputed rich expusV tion promoter of Los Angeles Cal was arrested today on an Indictment charging that ho when lie testified Villisca Farmer Shoots Wife Then Turns Shotgun on Himself BEDFORD Dec mur der and suicide climaxing a domestic dispute said to bo tho outgrowth of heavy drinking by Albert J Warner prominent farmer near Villisca and consequent threats of his 30 year old wife Hazel took the lives of both al their farm yesterday The couple was heard quarreling shortly before noon shortly after ward Mrs Warner was seen to flee from the house carrying their 2 months old baby and a suitcase and with a gunshot wound in the chest Warner followed her out and when sho reached tho roacl BO yards from tho house he fired a second shot which struck her in the head and caused instant death Turning tho gun on himself the craved and angered farmer fired c charge into the head falling dead be sido his wife The child was not hurt The coroner directed a verdict o murder and suicide and declared nc inquest would be heUI Bandits Get From 3 Bank Robberies KANSAS CITY Dec Three banks were robbed in Kansas and Oklahoma yesterday the loot to taling about From the First National bank at Larned four men obtained approxi mately and forced Leo Brown the cashier to accompany them They later released Brown Between and was taken by another quartet which robbed the First National bank of Sand Springs a suburb of Tnlsa Okla A masked man held up the Flrat State bank of Inoja and es caped with less than Klomme Woman In Hospital KLEMME Dec Christ Anderson was taken to the hospital at Hampton where she will submit to a fourth operation Will Rogers MEXICO CITY Dec They just last night removed thn censorship on news from Mexico and now I dont know anything to say From now onyou will get the truth And Ill bet you the truth is not ns bad as tho rumors I am having dinner tonight with General Oltregon tho solo surviv ing candidate of all parties Just think it you had to eat with every presidential candidate of both parties at homo you would be eat ing out the rest of your life Yours WILL IJOGEIiS Copyriclit KANSAS SLAYER eue perjured hm few days ago as a defense witness in theGeorgo Ke mus murder trial A sealed Indict ment was returned today and the fat it was against Berger became public only with his arrest Berger was taken to police head luarters after he was placed under arrest here Berger testified lie had witnessed many insane outbursts in Remus at ter ho had made revelations to tlje murder trial defendant alleging mis conduct of the wife he Blew with Franklin L Dodge Lansing former department of iustho agent Berger promoted a several molllon dollar exposition for the St Louij chamber of commerce and said he was engaged in similar work for the Los Vngeles chamber of commerce when 10 came here to appear as a witness Tor Remus whom he termed a bo hood friend Eureka Bridegroom Con fessed to Killing Bride at Her Own Request EUREKA Dec fvan M Hart confessed slayer of his bride of three weeks was today found uilty of second degree murder by a jury in district court here The case was ptven to the Jury at oclock last night defense attor neys pleaded communicative Insan ity caused tho 31yearold bank em ploye to slash bis brides throat when she demanded he kill her because shi feared motherhood The verdict was returned shortly after 3 oclock this morning Hart testified he was unable to Ve slst his wifes plea for death and that after slaying her ho attempted to enfl his own life Ho said when he married Mabel Mar mont shemarlo him promise to kili her should she ever become an ex pectant mqther LILL1ENDAHL IS NJO YEARS Willis Beach CoDefendant Received Similar Sentence for Murder COURTROOM MAYS LANDING N Dec Margaret Lilllendahl and Willis Beach con vJcted of voluntary manslaughter for thekilling of tho womans aged physl clanhusband Sept 35 today were sentenced to 10 years each at hard la bor In tho stato prison at Trenton Mrs Lllllcndiihl had to ho assisted to her tcet by Phillips her attorney when she roso to receive sentence As Justice Campbell slowly pro nounced the words hard labor foi ten the widows heaved Sho breathed with apparent diffi culty then burst into tears Beachs face remained Impassive Reed of Pennsylvania Heads Committee to Investigate Charges WASHINGTON Dec Anxious to clear itself of the cloud placed upon it by publication in Hearst newspapers of charges that President Calles of Mexico had ordered paid to four United States senators the senate has ordered and begun an investigation In less than an hour after tho sen ate unanimously directed the Inquiry a special investigation committee headed by Senator lleed republican Pennsylvania got under way by solicitingthe cooperation of tlie stato department Behind closed doors the committee interviewed William R Castle assistant secretary of state to learn tho departments knowledge of tho latest of a series of documents llcged by Hearst newspapers to show hat much money was spent In this ountry to gain Mexican objectives Castle afterwards declined to elabor ate on previous information that the tato department had no knowledge of he documents which were alleged to fasclmiles of official Mexican lapers They have repeatedly been enounced by the Mexican embass tore as forgeries Several senators have been men iloned in connection with tho docu ments in talk at the capital but som of those most often discussed laughci Pilsudski Gets Decision From Opponent During League Session Charges Against Two Eagle Grove Bankers Dismissed by Couri CLARION Dec remaining cases against E c Platt and Harry Wright tho Eaglo Grove bankers have been dismissed by Judge Thomp son on application of the county at Lorney HAUGEN BILL STARTED AGAIN McNary Introduces Measure in Senate An Early Vote Expected WASHINGTON Dec The McNaryHaugen last session by President been started on Its way thru congress again In slightly modified form Senator McNary republican Ore gon new chairman of the senate agr cultural committee put tho now bll In the senate legislative hopper late yesterday soon after it was formallj opened for business The new measure contains the con troversial equalization feo objected to by tho president as un constitutional In vetoing the original a means of raising funds to meet the cost of marketing surplus crops The eQualization fee however woulc now be invoked only after coopera tlve marketing associations with the aid of government funds found them selves unable to handle tlte surplu and tho fees then would bo applicable to all commodities when required In stead of to only a part An early start on the farm relief Is sue seems certain in congress Chair man Hausen of the house agrlcultur committee coauthor of the McNnrj Hangen measure announcing today h would begin hearings nest week Des Moines Man Tells Friend Where to Get Drink Lands in Court DES MOINES Dec man Porter told n friend where he could obtain a drink ot liquor and found yeslcrdny in United States dis trict court that tho Information he gave Is an offense against the federal prohibition laws Ho wns found guilty of the charge and will receive sentence later Porter nlso was convicted of possession and salo of intoxicating lirjuors The Iroublos oC Iortpr apparcntl1 not end I here Ho is under Indict ment In Polk county district court on a chnrgo of assniilt with intent to dc grcnt bodily Injury to R n Duck worth a University of Iowa student In Dea Molnos Nov1 11 at the charges Open hearings will be begun 1 th committee Thursday Other members of his committee are Senators Jone of and Johnson Cal republicans and Arkansas and Bruce Maryland deir oerata BLIZZARO TOLL STILLMOUNTS Possibility Seen 21 More May Lose Lives as Re sult of Storm CHICAGO Bee hat 21 more deaths might be added o the toll moro than 30 exacted by the nationwide storm and Intense cold wave was expressed in word reaching here from Providence Bay Ont Scant hone was held for the rescue of tho 21 members of tho crew of the steamer Agawa fast on a reef near Manltoiilin Island since Wednesday Shore watchers waiting abatement of tho storm to go to tho rescue feared the men either had died from expos ure or had been trapped in tho for ward part of the boat by tho sheet of Ice Ice encased tlie portion of the ship in view nbovo the surface and with tho temperature still zero was gradually thickening Rescue parties hastened to tho aid of mnny other windwhipped ships from various sicat lake ports The coast guard at Eaglo Harbor prepared to proceed to the scene of tho wreck of tho steamer Altadoc oft Kcweenaw point Tho gales which horl swept from coast to coast had subsided except In the lake region and the middle west today greeted by milder tem peratures Minnesota Wisconsin and the Da icotas continued their attempts to re store rail and highway travel to nor malcy altho themercury refused to budgo upward In far northern points GENEVA Dec agree etit has been reached In principle 1 tho PolishLithuanian dispute En que Villegas Chilean delegate to the ague oC nations declared today The Chileans assertion was made t Tho conclusion of a secret cession the leugua council which conaid roct tho dispute Foreign Minister Zaleskt of Pol nd KOid after the meeting that ail ccord bad been reached in principle at both Lithuania and Poland should ecognize that a state of peace oxlsla etween them Ha added that Foreign Minister 3eelearts von Blokland of tho Nether ands commissioned to inquire Into he dispute was now engaged on lalxiratlng the formula of the settle nent Was Dramatic Session If tho text Is agreed to by both parties a public session of tho council vill bo held at C p today he said otherwise there would be no Besslon Tho crisis In the negotiations over tho PolishLithuanian controversy was supremely dramatic as described by ihose present at todays secret session of the council when the Baltic quarrel In tbo view of the council members was liquidated Premier rilsudskl Polands Iron marshal hla face erlm and haggard with lines caused by the fatigue of his Journey from Warsaw ond exhaustive conversations with various statesmen leaned suddenly over the table He jUnger at the but energetic professor who premier nnd exclaimed I have a definite Questions to put to the honorable representative of Lithuania is it pence or war It b Tho Itttle Lithuanian premier did not quail under tho gaze of the Polish marshal He looked Premier Pilsudski full In the eye and answered clearly It is A ripple of apiilauso broke from the spellbound members of tho council and when this had died down Premier llsudskl Announced in trembling ones As It is peace I no more need per sonally to discuss details of the set tlement which I leave to my foreign ninlster M Zalcskl I shall order a e dcum of joy to be sung in all the churches of Sees Dark Side Foreign Minister Zrtunls sal3 thera was no reason to expect tho Imnied ato establishment of diplomatic rela tions between the two countries as conditions absolutely forbid it He ilso said that news from tho Lithuan ianPolish frontier was disturbing aa tvithin tho pant three days the Poles iiavo moved additional troops neat the boundary It wrts expected at a projected pub ic session oC the council that Premier Waldemaras would bo Invited to re Pol thot possible that tho Lithuanian premier might seize tills occasion to dcclan that such an act would Impossiblo until Poland Bigns n declaration Indi cating that the question of the sovci of Vilno is not definitely dis posed of Atter the council meeting several delegates said that they did not think that Premier Waldemaras had provcfl Ills charge of conspiracy by Poland to organize hostile bands on Lithuanian soil and that consequently this nnglr of tho controversy no longer possesses Importance In their view Seek Motorist Who Killed Chicago Officer CHICAGO Dec members of the force today were seek ing the motor car driver who last night ran down and killed Lieut J H Tobln 60 of the Chicago police de partment Tobin was found lying In a street of his district A motorman who first reached the mortally Injured officer said an automobile traveling fast passed him a few minutes before he found Tobin The lieutenant lived with con anil daughter Ho formerly was n deputy chief of detectives Allison Couple Balry ALLISON Dec and Mrs E McWhlrter arc the parents of a baby girl lorn to them at the Hampton hospital Wednesday Fire Causes Loss in Lumber Yard CHICAGO Doc A slice tnculnr fire in the yard of Kdwanl Hinea Lumber company almut 2 a m today burned feet of timber a mill and estimated two freight cara with of sumo diplomatic relations wltlr In some quarters It was Grecno Ooupln Divorced ALLISON Dec divorce tvaB granted to Bvrs Allan Vail from Al len Vail Greene on Wednesday weather figures for 24 hour period ending at a m Sat unlny 20 At a 1 With tho wind back In tlio north Iho temperature Friday night snnk tn Die zoro mark aflor rising to ID niorr during the itfteruonn Tho days mnxl mum wia much In contrast with that of previous day when the temper aturo htul not got is high ns the zero mark IYIday dawned tint clrxnfr arrived on the Frene before tho fore noon was very old POOR PA By Claude Gallan f lake nn interest In politics but no mailer party is in Fin al ways in a litllc worse shape tliiui ;