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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 17, 1927, Mason City, Iowa IOW AWEATHER Generally fair tpnlght and Sunday continued AND MASON CITY 0AILY TIMES VOL XXXV FIVH CENTS PER ASSOCIATED PRESS ABASED WIRE IMPORT MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DEC 177J92f NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for tte UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 60 EXECUTED Home n New Blaze Starts Before Wreck of Other Is Cleared Away QUEBEC Dec was stirred today by the destruction or another childrens home maintained by the Sisters of the Good Shepherd Their orphanagewas destroyed Wed nesday night with an estimated loss vQ livps The building housing the Academy ot St Louis and the St Jean Berch mans pension was swept by flames last night as firemen were clearing the ruins of the Hospice St Charles orphanage where 30 bodies wore re covered Fourteen of the St Charles orphanage children were stlllunao counted for as the hoys of the academy escaped into a blizzard Th8 academy building is located within a stones throw of Uio provin cial legislative buildings and the homes OC some of the most prominent people of the city many of whose chil dren attended the institution Fourteen boya in the dormitories when the tire started reached safety led by nuns altho some were slightly injured when they leaped into snow banks from windows Two nuns suf fering from burns were sent to a hos pital after they had remained in the buildingto make sure all had escaped The origin of last nighty fire like that or QteHoipfcB BtChailes was deai altho lollcosaid they had that hpfin nctfibr Ihe tlon shortly before tho blaze was dla coveted Only fouiwalla remained oE the buildingwhen the blazo was extin guished Damage was estimated at paitly covered by insurance A verdict of accidental death was returned by a corners jury in the fa talities of the Hospice St Charles fire altho Fire Chief Donnelly declared that had a night watchman been em ployed much oC the loss oC life might have been prevented Lindys Visit Gives Mexico New Holiday Calles and 0 b r e g o n Will Take Air Ride With American Hero WASHINGTON Dec 17 Evanselme Lindbergh mother of the transAtlantic flyer plans to leave Detroit Monday by airplane for Mexico City to spend Christmas with her son Charles A Lindbergh MEXICO CITY Ben Col Charles A Lindbergh Americas goodwill air ambassador toda started an exceedingly busy weekend Tho first numberon the weekend program was a great popular demon atration in his honor this morning in the Mexicoacity stadium where or more spectators gathered for n public fete arranged by the depart ment of education On tho program was a series of songs drills dances and tableaux by from to school children of Mexico Citys public schools et to perform before tho American air icro Teachers Culled Back Altho Mexico schools had closed for he Christmas schools before Colonel Lindberghs flight tho department of education Issued orders as soon as the American airmail hopped off from Washington that all teachers and stu dents should call oft tho holidays and eport to their schools to prepare for I great demonstration Secretary of Education Puig Cas 111 rnnee nnd Under Secietnry Moise Saenz within a few days succeeded n one the greatest gatherings oC Mexican school children it the capital has seen foi a W 3 V T Great Western Passenger Hits R I at Crossing at Oelwein OELAVEIN Dec Western passenger train No run ning from St Paul to Chicago struck and plowed thru a northbound Rock Island freipht train at a crossing here at a today Xo one was injured but damage was mid to bo extensive The freight drawn by two engines had just pulled jOver tho Intersection when struck by tho passenger train The engine jumped ho track bill the coaches stayed on tlie rails after scraping thru the freight V defective block in tho Interlocltins was believed to have caused the accident Visits Brother in Jiiiuois GARNER Dec Brown left for Mount Vcrnon to visit at the home oE his brother Arthur Ho ex pects to accompany his brother on a trip to Florida AUNT HEX Robert yQuUlen Pa sociable enough The reason he dont like to go visilin because lie doni never know whether hell have a pJace lo put his tobacco Crowds alone the joute to the sta dium were larger than have been attractedby itny bull fight any per ion or occasion with the exception the lingo throngs that Colonel Lind bergh attracted on the day of his av rival Not satisfied with makingthe day ot his arrival a public holiday Pres TDRV TO PAGE FIFTEEN Chicago Bandits Do Worth of Holiday Trading CHICAGO DC stickup men did worth of Christmas shopping yesterday furs iewelry andcash to that amount being aken in nine robberies Slugging seemed the preferred shopping method Kinil Cinder wholesale jewelry salesman made the heaviest contribution In sample gems He was robbed on n street cnr by threemen who escaped n an automobile C W Hudson Teal estate rlpaler aonated in jewelry clothing uid valuable vugs which were taken rom his home Mrs Minnie Winner wife oC lOKpital superintendent gave up fur coat and Jewelry valued at She wns slugged over the eye and several stitches were required to sew up the wound Other holdups on the streets and n stores brot the total to The New Dove OUNDOVER Jenriey Ready to Defend Himself on Pilkington Charges MOINES Dec W ACCUSed in Alblirj Jenney commissioner of public safe GlobeGazette Will Tell You How to Select Materials It is not hard to tell the best cotton fabrics from others if 3011 have the United States government booklet Selection of Cotfon Fab which in available from our VVnshlnglon infortriatlon bureau Tells with illustrations how to select best quality goods how to colors howto judRe the fibeiv weave and finish o cotton materials Describes 100 varieties of cotton gootls known by 13 many different trade names An extremely useful and prac tical document for every one who shops Available for four cents in stamps Use the coupon Frederic J Haslrin Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I enclose herewith four cent in stamps for a copy of th booklet SELECTION OF COT TOX FABRICS Name Stale nett Case Faces Ar raignment CEDAR RAPIDS Dec f K Schomler CeflarRapids Identl led In court as ono of two men who leld np nnd robbed the Alburnette State bank ot on the afternoon if JSov 30 faced arraignment In dis rict court here today on a charge ot inteihifi a bank in tlie daytime with ntfint to commit robbery John Duffy Dixon also Identl ied by banlc officials as a participant in the looting pleaded not guilty yes terday on a similar charge and was held to tho grand jury in ball which he was unnble to provide While Duffy continued to deny par ticipation In the Alburnett robbery despite the identifications police de clared they believed they would be able to connect him with tho State bank robbery of several months ago Also scheduled for arraignment to lay on charges of complicity In theft of two automobiles here last summer are Margaret Sullivan arrested in Chicago with Duffy Schom ler arrested here with her husband on their return from the Illinois city after allegedly disposing of one of the stolen cars Girl From Charles Cily CHARLES CITY Dec garet Sullivan 22 arrested in Chicago with John Duffy as an accomplice in the theft of an automobile from Cedar Rapids several days ago is a Charlea ity girl Miss Sullivan according to her story told Chicago and Cedar Rapids authorities had consented to drive n car from Cedar Rapids to Chicago for Duffy It was while thi two were in the car that they were arrested Duffy with J R Schomler ia ac used ot robbing the Alburnett state bank Nov 30 ty charged here by J Plikthgton president of the American homoa as sociation with 38 sepajato Instances of alleged wilful neglect of duties mal administration of office and Illegal transfer oC public ready to defend himself oneachand everyone of them he announced today Tho charges were made when Jen ney refused to resign from a written demand from air Pllkfng m At the same time an application was filed with the Iowa supreme court askingthe appointment of an judge to try the charges igalnst Gibson Convicted Slayer Loses Appeal XES MOINES Deo 27 koorga Gibson farmer now serving a life sentence In the Fort Madison penitentiary for the of Sheriff N F Ceilings of Crestori lost bis appeal to the su preme court of Iowa today when his conviction in the Union county dis trict court was reaffirmed The cose came Iwfore the supreme court on a rehearing of a formerdecision THE LOCAL I WEATHER NEXT WEEK lor the period of Dec 13 to 24 for the upper Mississippi and lower Mis souri valley H and the northern and central great plalnsiMostly fair at be ginning of week probably followed by precipitation by middle or close of wetk rising temperature Monday and Tuesday colder toward close GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 73o a nt Maximum 9 above zero Minimum 3 below zero At a m Z nbove jero Altho thera was nearly a xjegreos difference in the Thursday and day night maximum they will go down in the GIobeGaztttea meteoro logical records as belnsr the same Thursday night the mercury stopped Just short of degrees below zero and Friday night tlio stoppingpoint was just past the Zy mark In each case a was tho nearest figure The wind was still In the north Saturday morning and altlm there had been a PROVEINSANITY Defendant Faces Battle of Wits With Three Learned Psychiatrists CINCINNATI Doc 17 f Fighting to convince a jury of two women and 10 men that ho was crazy when he shot and killed his estranged wife ImoKene last Oct G George Reriius today fnced another struggle with a man who qualified aa learned In diseases of the mind had joined two conferes in a declaration Kemus was sane not only when he fired the fatal shot but snno now Crosa examining a witness for the first time since his murder trial j started five weeks ago Remus now I sane by his own affirmation as well OS the report of tho psychiatrists was deep in a battle of wits with Dr A IS Baber when court adjourned yester day Remus faced the handicap of over coming the alienists report that he was sane By his own declaration he was bound to abide by their finding After an overnight study oC a hypo thetical question covering 100 pages oC foolscap paper Judge Chester R Shook promised a decision tiday upon whether the question should bo nslcd the alienists Should he rule In favor who burned tho midnight electricity night after night In his jail cell as ho struggled in preparing the Interrogation tho trial would bo lengthened by nt least two flays Putting tho question to each of the three alienists woukrbe a task oC from to fonihours It was said by some lawyers thnt unless Judge Shook limited tho length of the question It would set a record for such things nearly doublingin length that asked in Harry K Thaws trial for the slaying oC Stanford White Mexican Slush Fund Committee Continues to Probe Documents BULLETIN WASHINGTON Dec eroun of telegraphand cable officials followed each olher o ha witness stand today to tcl tho sen ate committee investigating tho HearstMexican slush fund docu ments Unit no record could lie found of money transfers and tele Brains which wore ipiirportcrt to have passed between Mexico nml tho United States WASHINGTON Bee Records of cable and telegraph com panies of New York were looked to today by the senate committee Invest gating Hearst Mexican slush fund documents to lend It out of the third lillnd alley It has encountered In quest of proof of authenticity of the papers The records relating to Mexican EOvernmdnt messages exchanged with its New York consulate wero sub poenaed by tho committee ns a poa slblo clew to the real Identity of docu ments presented by William Randolph Hearst which purport to show that of Mexican money was In tended for four American senators Thus far the committee has before It the sworn testimony of Mlgue AvIJai that he hot the papers from governmen flov from employe 1 offlee 61 Artu SI seneVal and President Callcs It has also the testimony of Ellas denying any association with tho af fair and belief that the whole thins is built upon fraud and forgery Closed sessions were resorted to yes terday by the committee to study the documents and at one meeting it the papers before experts who were asked for opinions on their genuineness What Information the nquirera gained wns not made public immetsburg Youth Must Serve Life Sentence for Murders DES KOINES Dec Blako McMackcn convicted of degree murder in the district court of Pnlo Alto coifnty must servo the life sentence meted out by that court the Iowa supreme court declared to day In affirming the conviction in the lower court Tim case came before the high tri bunal on a short transcript without oral argument or written briefs JIcMacken shot and killed William and William Boblllt Em meLsburg business men when they responded to the call of Mrs William McMacken the defendants filsterln cluiintr a quarrel The slain men were driving by the McMncken farm at the time In sight rise no sultry weather wns Plans Christmas Play LATIMBR Dec freshman olass of the Latlmer high school is busy these days practicing for a Christmas plfly Christmas at Steb to be given with the Christmas program on Wednesday afternoon In the assembly room of tho school bulld Insf WANTKD The GlobeGazetta is in need of nn Industrious nndrpllnblc correspondent at Buffalo Center Address Hie Man aging Editor Dec K o 1 o c c a Hrndley KoguiH was found guilty by a jury here today of robbing tile Fann ers National hank at IJuda Texas nnd was sentenced to 11 years in prison The former University of Texus coed gave no sign of emotion when the verdict was returned She maintained her calm when the jmy was polled and each juror naiil his verdict wns guilty Scarf ace Al Defies Cops C H ic a go GangsterTourisi Reaches Windy City De spite OConnor CHICAGO Dec Undis mayed by police commands to keep out ot Chicago Scarfaco Al Capone once a gangster but now a tourist was home today He spent the night with his mother Jnmolestedby police Accompanied by he arrived in Chi cago by automobile aCter posting suC icieut bonds to obtain his release from ho Jollet police force tho member ship of which had constituted n re ception committee for him when he flllshtcd jesterdiiy from a Santa Fe ruin The gangstertourist who took lasty leave of Los Angoles when pollcenewspapereitlzenry combination Icmanded that ho do so left Joliet at p m yesterday in nn armored car by his henchmen pro Intmine defiantly to all who wero ntcrested Homesick for Ciiiiato Certainly I am going buck I was laving a uica nnie in California but Jhfeigo is my home and I am home Ick Its the heat town in the world ind nltho Iho police ire hounding mo for no reason at nil I wont be Iriven out of it Christmas at homo that goes for mo and Uio fellows vlth And he dnrcd Mayor Thompson nnd his Chicago policemen to keep iim a tnxpaying citizen from com ng home Capono had heard ot thereception ilanneil for him by Chief ot Detcc TIRN TO VAGK FIFTEEN Farewell Party Held VENTURA Dec community farewell party was held hero for the Ambrose Xei nnd TTarm Aires families In the locnl church WELVTHU FRK SAT 4567 11 12 13 14 15 18 19 20 21 22 oaismw 25 28 27 28 29 30 31 Held on Thefl Clinrgo NKWTOX Dec men giving tho names Fnyo HnlU man Krt Mnhnffey and Klmr Gregory all of Urs Molnes wero held to dlHtrict court today on v nhnrRO ot larceny of poultry bond wan placed under Will Rogers Says MEXICO CITY Dec Just been flytns over the city with IJndy In a Mexican plane It dont mako any difference to that baby what the nationality or the breed is as lone as Its got a propeller He la going to take President Calles and also Obregon up He says ho la going to stay here till after Christmas so ho wont have to buv all his friends back home presents Lindy eays they take him to a show to watch the Spanish girls danco and then everybody gets around him ami talks to him so much ho cant see So Tom Heflin Is finally fretting republican ideas Youra itociKns CHINESE CHIEF TO Registration of Subjects by Dec 23 Is Latest Order BtTLLETIN CANTON Dec least 14 bobbedhalrert girls anfl women boon ehot doirn br antired troops Bobbed hair considered to foe tho sign nf a fe male communist In China A ruin less campaign against the com munists is continuing The shot down tile girls and women In the streets without compunction SHANGHAI Deo een Husalans havo been exesuted itt ihB etreets of Canton an a warnins to those who took to communism ad Hees from Hongkong stated toflay The registration ot all jaovlet sub jects by Dec 23 has been ordered by the Nankins nationalist government n ita campaign against communism The registration will be carried nut turnout tho territory over which tha Nanking government rules Those who do not register wilt be expelled Prisoners Mutilated During the antired roundup In Can ton raids were made on the haunts ot radical and labor union leaders Jtany of thesewero frogmarched thru tho streets being forced to run the gaunt let thru Infuriated The pris oners were mutilated More dead than alive thoaa under arrest wero herded Into prison At least six Russians the soviet con sular staff were executed Others jilt It was saM irouJd likely of their Other Russians in rested and taken to military headquar ters Others ware taken in a motor cnr to police headquarters The car had a sign written In Chinese on white cloth reading to revenge the Chinese OffuJnl Issues Order Thirteen Russians wero executed Thursday Condemned as reds they were lined up outside the entrance to the bureau ot public safety and shot by a military squad The execu tion was carried out openly The order for the registration oE the Russians was made public In Shans mi by Quo TaiChf nationalist vice minister for foreign ntfalrs I do not expect many reds to re ho said If they do ana agi ntions continue will establish a letention camp and force them to ivo In hief of Illinois Legion Complains of Bureau Delays MOHN13 Dec There Is entirely too much red n tiio veterans State Comi mancler Albert M Carter told the lonnaires of the fourteenth congresj lonal dlstriot last evening In his dress at LeClalrc hotel here j The Legion is carryingthe voteri claims thru this maze of rca I Tho Legion is also standing back of ho R O T C and C M T C move Ments and will use all of its Influence o carry on this work There has been rcatcd a great deal of propaganda to away with these programs j Tho men who are taking this raining receive a greater lesson in lutlns ot citizenship It teaches nnd mako better aid POOR PA By Glaudo Callan Ma hasnt mailed the presents to my people yet Slies tryin to think of soniflhiir In fill ;