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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 13, 1927, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Generally fair tonight and Wednes day except cloudy tonight In extreme east portion much colder AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL XXXy FIVE CENTS PER COP ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY DEC 13 1927 NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited fop the Hornet UNITED PRE33 AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 56 Sufficient Number of Solons Favor Plan Haynes Says BULLETIN DES MOINES Dec Before the proposed state bond issue bill drafted receives the approval of Governor Hammill it must be sup plcmented with a provision tTecIar ing tliat in no event shall the totai amount outstanding in any one total amount issued by counties sum of the executive said today BULLETIN 1ES MOINES Dec Enough members of tlie loiva leg islature will pledge themselves to the state road bond bill during Hits week to insure the sulnnit lattce of the bond issue at a spe ria session Col Glen C Haynes Secretary of the Iowa good roads association stated I know personally tlnit fully 75 ner cent of the members of the legislature recognize lie advan tages of the state over the various county bond Basd Mr Haynes I am advised that already a majority of tho senators Jiave He Succeeds tlie late Gen agreed to support ilmjaeaanle anrtv who died In this coun the hoitso needed to have a MOINES Dec Calling of a special session of the state pass on a proposed bond Issue for construe titin oC highways is considered defi riitely foreshadowed by tho issuance by Gov John Hammill of a stiltemen endorsing the stale bond project Supplementing his statement record Ing liis swing from support of Individ ual county bond issues loc higlrivaj additions to the statewide program tliegovernor added tho condition that he Mil not call the special session un less thereIs working majority of botl houses abt ilutely signed and pledged to submission of the question to the votersIn a session definitely limited as to number of days with the rcstric tlon that no other business will be presented or Proponents of the state project among them John F Aue Burling ton president of the Iowa good roads association expressed the opinion this condition would be met andrthat tho Issue would lc approved by the legis lature and then by the voters at the fall election ot 192S Stressed Special Session Governor Hammill stressed In his utatement Issued yesterday tio desir ability of getting the project to the voters by next year thru a special session rather than delaying its pre sentation until the regular session Getting approval of the voters in 102S would permit taking up county bond Issues in the same year and sub stituting a proportionals sum from the larger Issue at lower interes rates he pointed out with n subse quent savingof approximately in interest Waiting for action at the regular session in 1D2S would mean that the general road building project could not be fot under way until the spring of 1930 as it could not lie sub mitted to tho voters until 1930 he added Meanwhile the road bonds outstanding in 58 counties would be TURN 18 AUNT HET By Robert Guillen the paper says he bride is KveiHyiour and the groom sixly it aint necessary to add that lujs considered one of Die rich est men in the WASHINGTON Deo L Stimson New York nominated by President Cno iilge today to bo governorgeneral of the Philippines Stimson who was the presidents personal envoy to Nicaragua in the peace negotiations there lastspring was believed to havo been the presi dents first choice for the post foi some time but the appointment came as a surprise because it was under stood that Stimson did not care to assume the responsibilities YANKS FLEE IN Imp summer absence leave o Bandits Halt Train Steal Load of Silk 15 Men Get Away With Shipment Valued at LANOHORNK Dec Haw sillc valued at was stole oday when a Heading company frelslv rain was held up near IVeshammy Falls near here by a band of 15 men In an exchange of shots with the rain crew which did not prevent tlie bandits from carrying out the robbery oito of the band is believed to have eeu He wan seen to bo carried into an automobile and mado ils escape others The silk was loaded on the train at fersey City and was consigned to a Chester firm Several of the thieves are believed to haveconcealed them selves in the train before it left Jer sey City and applied the air brakes at he appointed place by severing the iir lines George Dancy the conductor got out of the caboose when the train stopped suddenly in spot and was met a fusillade ot shots from tho robbers He returned the fire and was joined by other members of the crew the robbers however forced the seals of three of the ears and placed the silk on the ground whero other members of the band who had been hiding in T thicket are believed to have trans Icrred it to automobiles Several of the trainmen stopped the New lorktoSt Louis express which came upon the scene shortly after the robbers made their getaway and the iombined crews searched the sur oundlng woods All they found were ire marks of six automobiles Republicans Hold Slim Senate Margin WASHINGTON Dec lontrol of the standing committees he senate was won today by the slim epublican majority without even a oil call Western republican independents todd by tlieir partys alate which gave some of their members important posts in the face of charges by demo crats of trades with the old which they denied Senator Curtis tho republican lead er as well as Senators of Wisconsin and Frazicr of North Da kota scoffed at the trade cliarges wlille Senator Brookhart who Joined In tho debate said them were only two parties In the United States and one was the Wall street party IMymoutli YV C T IT lu Meet PLYMOUTH month ly parlor mratinj of the w T will be hold Thursday p m with Mrs J U S Vessel Lands Guns at Chinese Gity to Aid Foreigners HANKOW China Dec A serious mutiny is re ported io have broken out in Laehokow in northern Hupeb about 300 miles north west of Hanltow Tlie troops there were re ported io lie looting ami burning the which Is on tlie Han river HONGKONG Dec Be tween 30 and 40 missionaries mostly Americans and Germans arrived here today aboarS the British steamer Fatshan from Canton The mission aries originally had fled frflm upcoun try posts to Canton The vessel was packed with many hundreds of Chi nese refugees Advices from Hongkong state that antired troops recovered possession of the peace preservation bureau at Can ton last night but were driven out bj communists and were forced to retire across the river Refugees from Canton report whole sale looting by the communists Gunboat Arrives at Scene SHANGHAI Bee The United States Gunboat Sacramento has landed field guna at Canton t Voted Seek Impeachment of Governor were taken to theirnite States consulate iu the Sliameeh con cession district The American forces have also aided in evacuating foreigners from the Chinese sections of the city which is controled by communists who ousted the latest Canton dictator Gen Chang Fa kWei Armed launches from tho United States gunboat Pampanga were sent to Tungshan a Suburb of Canton to bring Arncricansthere to safety Oth er vessels belonging to tho Standard OH company were also despatched to aid in the work May Cause General Strike There signs today that the communists successful in Canton TCRN TO PAGE 18 Body Carried 40 Miles on Engine of Santa Fe Train MON1IOTJTK Bee Fred L Martin about 50 years old superintendent of county poor farm near here was struck and killed by a fast Santa Fe train today his body being found on tho pilot of tho engine when a stop was made at Fort Madison 43 miles away Identification vas made by papers found in his pockets An Investiga tion revealed that ha probably had been struck at a point 01 the tracks about oneciuarter of a mils from tile county farm Recently he had been subjected to criticism in connection with adminis tration of the farm and friends ex pressed the opinion he had committed suicide t A widow and several children sur vive The GlobeGazette Offers Christmas Ideas Good Books There are books for all sorts and conditions of men women and children and our Washington in formation bureau has a special list of one thousand useful books pre pared by the experts of the Ameri can Library association It is a real help toward good reading and wise selection of books for holiday gifts Not a holiday Jlst of Christmas books but a practical list as useful for Christmas selec tion as at all times when the best In reading matter is desired Use the coupon Frederic J Hnsliin Director The Mason City GlobeGazelle Information Bureau Washington D C I cncloso herewith FOUR cents In stamps for n enpv of he booklet ONJB THOUSAND USKKUL HOOKS ROBERTO Insurgent Oklahoma legislators after Gov Henry S Johnston by the use of state troopers had prevented the lower Iiousc from meet ing in the capitol at OUIalioma City met in secret session Monday ami Wturnea sx charges against tho iviU foe setuxtc sitting as or impeachment Above are shown the line lenders in against the governor and lite executive himself House Members Called From Bed Present at Secret Session OKLAHOMA CITY Dec of Impeachment naming Gov Henry S Johnston and two other atato officials were voted today at a selfconvened executive session of the lower house the Oklahoma Tho house members quietly as sembled In a downtown hotel in the dark hours before dawrt national guardsmen called out yesterday by the governor meetings of tho legislature slept at the slato cap itol Many of ibe legislators summoned from bed wore pajamas and bath robes at tho session Sis Charges Voted Six charges were voted against Gov ernor Johnston ono that he re placed civil authority the mili tary in attempting to forestall im peachment proceedings against him Chief Justice Fred Branson of the Btata supreme court and Harry Cor dell president of the Btate board L DAMAGED BOMB BLAST Chicago Wildcat Labor Is I Protesting Alleged Un fair CHICAGO Dec ex plosion 6f another bomb In ttie cam paign of wildcat labor unionracket eers against those shopkeepers Who defy theni sounded fashionable Hydo Park last night The blast de stroyed the doluxerepair shop In the CooperCarleton hotel and damaged two stores adjoining the tho hotel Itself Xo one was hurt its machinery however were destroyed Gust Clietas owner of the shop and of another In tho same neighborhood told Gust presi dent of the bootblacksprotective asso ciation had warned him recently not to continue plans for opening the de uxe shop Jan 1 The reason given was that the association rules pro ifblt competition in a distance Clietas prptestect success he said that the nearest shop to bis proposed one was 60 numbers away OklahomanSlays Wife and Five Children Then Hangs Himself HEJtNESSKV Dec Willis kited his wife and five small children with an axe at his barn near here early today and then hanged himself from a rafter in his barn IS IS ECEMBEfi 18 DOISTKU 25 26 21 28 29 30 31 Gunmen Fire Two Volleys at City Hall Wounding Two Officers JJec A year of peaco lu Heruin was broken last night wheii an automobile filled with gunmen left behind tivo nvomuled police officers Elmer McCormiclt a patrolman and brother of itayor Marshall McCormick was in a critical condition today from gunshot wounds in Ills neck and breast and John Stamm day chief of police was1 nursing wounds in the shoulder from tho iiflea of the gunmen who drove twice around the city hail firing a volley upon each circuit Officers could fflvc no motive for the shooting other than that it might have been a flareup of Ku KluxKlah trou bles which iiiLvo taken a number of lives The sheriff of Jackson county called out his deputies to guard the roads out Williamson county McCormlcIc was In a hospital today while Stamm his wounds dressed was on duty again Eeachmerit At adjournment It was announced that the charges had been placed n the hands of a board of managers for presentation to the senate Senate leaders have announced the body will try any state officials citedby the house House Approves Charges OKLAHOMA OITr Dec 13 Indictment containing six charges against Gov Henry S John ston was approved by the stale house of representativesat a secret session here today Representative Chariot Moon announced as he emerged from the meeting Mr Moon said that after each charge had been approved the house voted to consolidate the allegations and present the indictment to the sen ate which has declared Itself qualified to ait ns a cpurt of impeachment Corruption Charge Voted Ha announced that a charge of co ruptloii In office also was voted against Chief Justice Ered Branson of the state supremo court Iteprescnta TURNT TO PAGE 18 ON HIS WAY AGAIN Co Charles A Lindbergh shown Uero left shortly after noon today from IJolllng Washington on a nonstop flight to Mexico City at the InvHatioii ot President Guiles of that country Wounds End Patton Store Robbers Life Convict Who Escaped From Coolidge Names Three Postmasters for Iowa WASHINGTON Dec President Coolidgo today mado the fol lowing nominations for postmasters Frank jr Williams Council Bluffs Charles C Shrader Iowa City William S McKec Huscatlne la THE LOCAL GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 lour period ending at a m Tues day Minimum 39 At n Trace of snow Monday and Monday night brot the kind of weatlirr hat one doesnt ordi narily expect front December It was nuch In contrast with that of less thar n week ago when tho mercury was lovcring about the zoro Tho low nark for Monday night was only 2 de mos below the freezing point The wind was still in thn southeast Tups day morning t WUK olomly nnil snow or slpet sfpinod in he well within Ihn range of possibilities GUTINJIRADE Murder Defendant Makes 20 Minute Talk Arraign ing Prosecutor CINCINNATI Dec Pent up hatred against Franklin L Dodge harsh criticism Prose cutor Charles P Taft and a threat to mandamus Judpre Chester R Shook before tho etato supreme court were voiced today In a vitriolic 20 mlnute address by George Remus former king of bootleggers on trial for his life for uxorclde Remus summoned forbidden lan guage to voice his hatred of Dodge the former departaient of Justice agent Turning to young Taft ho called him his assistants these nov and accused them of resorting to subterranean advantages In their efforts to convict him Remus threatened to proceed with contempt charges against Taft As he denounced Dodge and In veighed against Taft Remus face was violently red His faca was con torted and bin eyes nearly closed as he whirled his arms high and slated at Taft Files Suit Against Tnft Dec API John S Bergcr reputed Angcloa today filed suit for damages against CharlesJ Tnft Hamilton county prosecutor for allegations in an indict ment charging Bergor perjured him self as a witness totGeorge Kernels on trial for murder Tho suit was based upon Ecrgers allegation that in an Intelview to Home newspaper men Taft repeated tlio allegations of llie Indictment which Included the Htatomont tliat pr bad been convicted nf 1 felony In Uinnesxita Killed in TexasV Roy Harmon one the notorious TerrillKimes gang of Oklahoma out laws will never serve time in Iowa for crimes lie committed here bandit who escaped from the Floyd county Jail on the eve of his departure for tho stats prison at Fort Madison received the death sentence without tho formality oC arrest and trial at Wildorado early Sunday A pistol in tho hands of a marshal spit mid Harmon went to an Amarlllo hospital fatally wounded Io died Monday night The escaped prisoner was attemptingto rob a store when he was shot Joined His Gang While in the jail at Charles City the outlaw tcrfd State Agent J C Tracy tho story kf the operations of Ills gang in northern Iowa Ho described the looting of tho Patton Brothers cloth Ing store here a jewelry store at Man kuto and tho rob bery of tlio Farmers State bank at lUidd It was on the nudd bank robbery charge that he was sentenced to in years in the stale prison Tho night before ho was to havebeen taken to Fort MadiKon ho sawed his way out of jfiil stole a car and fled to tho south where it is believed he Joined ilia gang Ijist Attempt at Kuild Tho unsuccessful effort to loot the Rudd bank was the last of a series of crimes Hid to the Terrlll group dur ing an automobile tour or northern Iowa and southern Minnesota which ended when Harmon was taken to a Marshalllown hospital as a result of injuries received after his car had tipped over Hear Marshalltowu The rest of his party scurried to the south whero it was later rounded up Charges against Terrlll and the others in several stales have obviated their return to Iowa Robbers in Sioux City SIOUX CITY Dec valued at was obtained last night by robbera who broke into tlie Ralph C Schwinn home here Will Rogers MEXICO CITY Dec nessed 3 sight yesterday the great est and oldest thing of Its kind on contlnfcnt Guadalupo day There must havo been come from all over Mexico to worship at the birthday of Mexicos patron saint It will take more than Jaws to change beliefs Let me know when Lludy is com ing I got to got out and Kivo up my bed at the embassy Went to a bul fight yesterday but whcr tho horses commenced dropping I couldnt stand tiio gitft Howovor ils the only thins ihat strtrls on time v Vours WIM Catty right 1927 ATLANTIC HERO IS SEEN FLYING Good Weather Report Gets Quick Decision to Make Trip LYNCHBURG Dec Charles A Lindbergh fisir over Lyncluiurs in tho Spirit of St Louis at p on his way to Mexico City BULLETIN MEXICO CITY Dec AP News of the sudden departure of Col Charles A Lindbergh for Mexico astonished officials of Hie Mexican government and thn United States embassy who plunged quickly into final prepar ations for his reception Its just like waa the comment heard everywhere Ho does tire anil starts upon the spur of thn moment when satisfied with con WASHINGTON Dee diaries A Lindbergh sailed away to day in his Spirit of St Louis for ti nonstop flight to Mexico city whlcH will take him over miles ofl mountains plains and leys The young hero of the New Paris air epic decided the time and woather were right and without mora ado he announced that he was ready to go on ilia errand OE good will which Is expected to require about 26 houra in the air Hetook his piano up at p i Ltndbeish laid bHs plans quietly lor was preparing for tlie flight which brot a thrill to tHeworld Having no Idea of scorned a parachute as he did on the solitary trip to France Escort Accompanies Him He studied lifs charts his maciilna and the weather which he will meet and then quietly told tho war depart ment to notify the newspaper world that he was going Immediately An escort was provided by tho army the navy and tlio commerce de partments to follow tlio famous flyer ns far ns Richmond and when It was in line Lindbergh gave the word and they wcro off to tlio southward It was a murky sky thru which the pilots jrtiMcd their planes and the ground beneiith them was sodden from lonr and steady rains Lindbergh was forced to taxi the entire distance of the field before ha rose Diul he seemed to havo some dif ficulty in gaining altitude as he disap peared to Hie southward Tho of his piano barely missed tho tops of trees at the south ern end of tho field TIiu1 Difficulty Getting Away The Spirit of St failed in lw valiant efforts tn pet into tho air before succeeding In tlio third at tempt After Lindberqh had traversed near y tho whole distance of the broad landing grounds ho lifted his plane a fenfeet from the ground as if by superhuman effort The pilot attempted to gain altitude immediately and very slowly hla rer partner liflcd inlo the air over Potomac river and was lost In icavy mist us It headed toward ericJfSburg Va A Daring Takeoff Mnj Harvoy S Burwell commatines it Bolliiivr field with whom Lindbergh lad spent the night at the field said that tho daring takeoff waji one oC the mnst masterful pieces of flying tech nique he bad ever seen Before reaching his goal at Mexico ty Lindbergh might encounter more bad weather but all in all he decided TURN TO PARE IS POOR PA By Claude Callan ohiosl son thai me so much bo Joro Jin niurrind is gcUiu so ho shows a lol of sym pathy Top ;