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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 2, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy tonight and Friday Warmer in north portion tonight AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES I XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE HEPOHT North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the Home MASON CITY UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 100 mmL CALLS LEGISLATURE FOR MARCH 5 10V AL SMITH DENOUNCED IN IADOO SPEECH Rivalry Between Two Democratic Leaders Flares Again WASHINGTON Feb iltlca breach between William G and Governor Smith of New that began with the 1924 dem tt convention stood at greater ensions today with every indica J that it will continue so Ions as Sth is a presidential possibility Bringing up the frlvalry oC Madi J Square Garder the first time In present cam fen McAdoo ir last lit denounced the Kernors views on Ihlbitlon enforce attacked his utterances enforcement itlon in his own iand sounded a g to the denv itparty that it ir send a Contempt Arrest Looms for Judge Pales at Murder Details ClinePaints Death Scene Before Jury Walsh Steals March on Pros ecution by Using Boys Confession SMITH wet to the tiio issue ns 0110 that fought to a conclusion in the Campaign McAdoo said the su need is to put law enforcement i white to Dry leech before a gathering un auspices of the AntiSaloon Ihe Womans Christian Tem inlon and other dry organiza hliBi lignt ofanight ifroni Smith and concerned ct natiopal defenseand difference of opinion wisdom of large expenditures iy and naval establishments 1 Reed spoke here before the patriotic conference on na Idefense contending for arma Jhat would protect the country fany invader while the gover views were given out by the Peace union in New York in last June letter which commented on ileneva arms limitation confer the governor observed that the nations expend for arma land its upkeep would wipe out the cities educate the of the world reestablish TURN TO PACK IT BURNED TO DEATH IN BEDS Ik of Fire Leaves One Survivor in Family Speechless LADELPHIA Ftb Fier mother and four of their five en rere burned to death in 1 tire wrecked their home In West today i victims were burned while tlioj The dead Armando Mantici er Carllno Ills wife Anna i Va G Henry 4 Armando Jr ithcr child Albert 7 was found to open a iaor by fiieme iieir arrival at tile scene Tin OL the fire had left him spec cl he was unable to tell attend i a hospital where lie was t iat had happened vas only slightly burned Witt Rogers HILLS Feb 1 the paper this morning Is some talk of Mr resigning from tlio rab fuLMinly would be too bad would havo lo draft him imain in April nml May to of the flood situation on had r of that relief years continuously he fatJ julvo the whole country so they would leave the and move north for two A every year I fY would only have to do this io year 1950 when congress Lvlo relief Inislvar Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1028 LOS ANGELES Feb ruddy face of Spperior Court Judge i J J Trabucco paled today when Chiel of Detectives Herman Cline related on the witness stand at the sanity hearing William Edward Hickmaii details of HIckmans confession of the abduction slaying and mutilation ol little Marian Parker Los Angeles schoolgirl One woman juror during Ciines re cital paled gulped and swallowed audibly Cline was questioned briefly by Jerome Walsh defense attorney District Attorney Asa Iveyes ques tioned Cline for the state The wit ness said the prisoners confession was not obtained by threats violence or offers of rewards immunity from punishment but was given voluntarily Cline then went into a detailed quota tion of Hlckmans confession which was entered in evidence for the de fense late 5resterday by Detective Dick Lucas Defense Reads Confession LOS ANGELES Feb a thett of prosecution thunder the de tails the kidnaping and slaying oL little Marian Parker have rumbled in to the records of the sanity trial ot William Edward Hickman as a pait 5 rosecution territory yesterday he first witness to take the stand at sr the long line of defense depositions been read was Detective Lieut ichard Lucas one of the Los An llcs police officers who brot the Iox ick to Los Angeles from Oregon the ent of his capture Confession Is Reail They followed up that witness with le reading of a copy of a confession nl an outline of motives in tho crime s they hud been penciled by the kiu ipcr and slayer Defense rntmsel said they intendcr call other members of the police jrce to corroborate Lucas testimony nd to give additional details of Indi ans sojourn in the Pcndleton il and the subsequent trip to Los An Details of the confession offered ttle news as they had been made nown both at the time the prisoner his first confession and ayah hen he wrote at least one otncr he motive statement frequently ad been mentioned hitherto and at ne time was the object of contention etween defense and prosecution It gave his motive in the Maying iiat fear that the kidnaped girl would iske trouble if not sent home on that ay and would spread an alarm lickman also blamed a sudden nn iuise to kill the school girl after he iad tied her in a chair in his apart ncnt RECORD CROWD IN COURT FOR HILL WITNESS Scheduled Appearance of Old Gardener Boosts Attendance OTTAWA Feb a record breaking crowd jamming the county courtroom uncl corridors In on tloipation of hearing the states star witness Peter Busch the Harry Hili murder trial dragged today with minor witnesses The first three on the stand had testified previously and were recalled by the defense to bring ont points missed in crossexamination Tlie cause of the great demand for was the old gardener who claims ho was Instructed by Harry how to arrange the grave ot Mrs Eliza A Hill htg mother and to re lay tho bricks of the basement floor was not even in the courthouse It was hoped however he would be called before the end of the day BEYER CASE IN Prohibition Worker Accused of Killing Bootlegger ROCKFORD Feb The trial ot John Beyer 21 self styled prohibition investigator of anesvllte charged with the nurtier ot William Petroff South Be oit roadhouse keeper went to a jury n circuit court here this Tlio jury retired after receiving the harge from Judge Arthur K Fisher Petroff was slain by Beyer last No ember aa tho youth attempted tc eave tho roadhousewith evidence ol leged violation ot the prohibition Beyer said he fired accidentally Evidence during the trial showed that Beyer acted without authority Eolith Boloits lone policeman testi led Beyer had sought but failed tc obtain a commission to make arrests wear a star and carry a pistol AGLER FUNERAL HELD THURSDAY Sody Brot to Meservey for Service Burial Will Be at Keokuk SJKSERPEVr Feb body of Dr S Agler was brot to Meservey early this morning from Surprise where he died Sunday from what authorities believe was the effects of a drug Tho funeral wiis held in the Kvan golical church here this afternoon with the Rev A K Hinning the pas tor in charge Thebody waa thfii taken to Kenkuk for burial beside Dr Aiders wife who died in 1017 Dr Agler who was 19 yearn old was born in Illinois and came to Meservey in 300S He remained there until when he moved to Surprise Neb MAHARAJAH WILL WED AMERICAN OR END IT ALL BOMBAY British India Feb daily newspaper Sandesh says that tho former Maharajah of Inflore has sent this telegram to his private secretary In regard to his in tentions to marry Miss Nancy Ann Miller Seattle Wash Inform nil if marriage with Miss MHler cunnot take place I shall The paperalso says that the former ruler having up to the present failed to arrange tor the American girl to be Initiated Into Hinduism has been urged to turn to Islam A telegram has been sent to him and Miss Miller suggesting they embrace Islam which alone can end your present deplorable controversy and offer peace of heart and soul 1C followed In the true faith Islam offers protection to emper ors and beggars the telegram continues It can lead them to spirit ual and worldly PORTO RICO IS NEXT FOR LINOY Gov and Mrs Towner Welcome Flyer at San Juan BULLETIN STANDARD OIL Haigs Horse MAGNATE BALKS win Follow AT QUESTIONING Earls Bier Trusted Servant and Old Charger Given Honor Place at Funeral LONDON Feb hymn of the church militant Onward Christian will be played when the body of Field Marshal Earl Halg leaves Westminster abbey to morrow At the request of Lady Haig there will be no funeral music or dirges when the world and the British empire pay their last tribute to the war leader In tho procession of mrniy titled and famous men who will accompany the body to the abbe from St Columbias church where It lay In state today will be two humble and fallhCul ser vunls the field nmrshal Horse to Follow Coffin They will havo the place of honor immediately behind carrying tlie coffin the gun carriage The carlage will be that the gun which fired the first British shot In the world war It was used in the burial ot the unknown soldier The faithful retainers are Sergeant tOiSeerett Haigs trusted servant for 50 years and an old warhorse which car ried Haig thru tho campaigns in France The horse is now fn the poa session of King George who loaned It to grace tha masters honor last pageant In Admits Hand in Deal Which Netted Millions for Promoters WASHINGTON Feb 2 Robert W Stewart chairman of the joard of the Standard Oil company ot Indiana underwent a gruelling exam nation today at the hands ot the sen ate oil committee and at the end he vas given until tomorrow to answer certain questions ofthe committee under posslule threat of citation for contempt Tho oil magnate after tracing hb connection with tho celebrated deal therein the Continental Trading com pany ot Canada bought oil on the guarantee of himself and Itarry F Sinclair for a barrel and sold It jack to their companies for balked at the end when ho was ques tioned as to whether he had talked ot tho continentals profits with Sinclair Stewart Objects Jo Question That Is not material to tills ho shouted I want to add that It seems to m that In view of the pending trial FallSinclair trial and that I im sum moned as a witness and tho issues that case are the same as here I thini at Esoambron field U S TO SIGN mm PACT FrancoAmerican Efforts to Get Plan to Ban Armed Conflict Succeed WASHINGTON Feb eolations for a new treaty of arbitration have been suc cessful and the document including a declaration against war as an instru ment ot national polijy will be bii5nc here next Monday The day will mark tlio sesquicentennial of the first treaty between tho two countries The new pact will substitute for the Root arbitration treaty which will ci pire Feb 27 and will be followed by n revision of similar agreements be tween this and other foreign countries The preamble of the treaty contahi he declaration against war an expres sion of hope that eventually ail gov irnments will abandon nrmed con lict in favor of peaceful settlement of disputes Under the treaty however shoul controversy arise between France nnd thft 1nited States that fails of dipio niatic treatment the arbitration for mula must ho approved by the Amer ican senate m eastern standard SAN JUAN Porto Rico Feu oldest capital under American flagtoday waited the com ing of the Lone Eagle San Juan founded in 3520 expected Col Charles A Lindbergh here afternoon from St Thomas Virgin Is lands 75 miles away Among those who waited were flyers official hosts governor Mrs Horace M Towner friends of his father During the years tha Jharles A Lindbergh was 01 congress from a Minnesota district Governor Towner was on con ress from a Minnesota district Gov ernor Towner was serving as a sentative from Iowa Colonel bergh and Constance Towner nou Mrs Leslie B Young New York daughter of tlio governor attended the same school in Washington Gets Kouslnp Welcome ST THOMAS Virgin Islands Feb Rico which Ponce do 1con conquered in his search for the fountain of youth today was the goal of the youthful adventurer from the Charles A Lindbergh For tile Lone Eagle it wag but a short here to San Tuaa the Islands capital half of which was over the water separating tlie Lesaer Antilles from tlie Greater Antilles So strenuous was the round of fes tivities andgreetings with which St Thomas honored the flyer that it was remarked that he appeared listless ifter dinner A torchlight procession would thru the narrow lanes of the city past white walled houses Find tropical gardens as the people paid their final tribute before Lindlxrgh retired to rest for todays adventure Kt Thomas bestowed upon the air man tho freedom of the city At an extraordinary meeting of the colonial council tlio distinction was conferred upon Llmlbergh and he was formally welcomed to the Virgin Islands Prince of Wales wll represent King George Marshal Poch generalissimo of the allied and associated armies In the World war heads the list of dlstln uiahed soldiers who will act na pall bearers Burial will be on the Earls estate near Bemorsyde Scotland Tlio son and heir n boy of 10 who Is at home recovering from in illness had not been told today of his fathers death Auto Crash Injuries Fatal to C R Druggist CEDAU RAPIDS Feb Frank Horak 38 year old druggist died here today from a fractured skull received late yesterday when a merchants delivery truck driven by Frank Cisler crashed into his automo bile at a street intersection Horalc was thrown from tho car and landed on his head Plymouth Farmer Laid to Rest at Grafton PLYMOUTH Feb Flnh erer who died at the honitof brother Karnest Fluherer of cancel Monday was buried at Grafton BOOKKEEPER IS STATEWITNESS Prosecution of Bevins Says Hawkeye Banker Knew of Worthless Paper W13ST UNION Feb ther testimony In the atemni of the state to prove S 11 Bevlnw former president of the First Stats bank of Haweke now defunct was guilty ot fraudulent banking slated in dis trict court here today Testimony of a bookkeeper of the hank that Bevins tnaclo out a deposit alil fox a customer on April 5 last when the state alleges he was aware that the bank was insolvent was pres ented to tho jury yesterday shortly after it was sworn in John Senncfl Jfnson City special prosecutor said in his opening state ment that the hank carried in worthless paper on its hooks will which Btivlna familiar Mrs 0 E McCall Woden Laid to Rest at Wesley WOTJKN Feb services for Mrs O K McCall were held here at the Jfethodint church Tuesday afternoon at 1 oclock Mrs McCal had beer n sufferer from cancer and had boen licdftiKt tlie past three months Farm Home Diirnpl Feb house on tho farm oC Mrs Anna Shorrick in Freeman township burned Sunday Mrs Storvick in Olen ville and her son Carl lives on the farm Tho house and contents were iasured J The average net paid cir culation of the Globe Gazette last month was This mark hot never been equaled before A Rrowlnc clrcu reflects it recognition ihnt Thn GlnhRGazctta is North Iowas Dully Newspaper COUUESPOXnENTSWANTED The GlobeGazette is in need of od reliable correspondent at both Dougherty nnd Buffalo Center Acr Iress tho Managing KdKor if Inter sted OUR WEATHER MAN when this before tl two pry goes In it should and be tKe sa SPEEDS UP TRIAL Change in judges hns not catiseil much delay in tlio triul ot Wil liam Edward Ilirhnuin for the murder of Marian Inrlicr For JudKc J J Tnibucco uhuve who succeeded Judge Carlos Hardy In tho famous ease has been speed Ing dm proceedings Defense ami iirasecullou alike have been warned by tho Jurist not to delay the case Few Plan to Run for Six Vacant Seat that the ceriate oC the United States Further pressed by the comniittCL prosecutor as to why he so socilj tons about the Stewart repUel that his interest was be raiao I am a citizen oC the Unite I States nnd believe In a fair nnd im partial trial feel that the infoti tion should go before jndse nnd lie doubted the senates light to go nto this aise as jndjje and Gives Him Until IYhlay The committee adjtf intcd at that joint but Senator Walwh said that u Stewart refused to answer tr it would he decided then whether he would lip cltod Cor con and immediate arrest or wheth er his case would be certified to the iistrict oE Columbia supreme court waM done In the of Sinclair to answer iiueslions four yuiuvi o Stewart toltl the commit Ice hR had made no money out of the couiip trnnsantions and that lie hurt none of the proceeds to any po rtion pnrly or candidate foioTfirn Colnnril Stflwurt Takes Stand WASHINGTON Feb ert W Stewart Standard Oil magnate wfiosa has hulked large In the of the operations oC Die ontiiiRntal Trading coinjiany of Cana da wns called on toctiy by the Rennte Teapot Dome commit too for a first TUIIX TO PAGK 17 GlobeGazette wcallior figures for 21 hour period ending1 at oclock a m Thursday Highest jitiovc Ioweat Jn Night uliovr At oclock n 13 above responded Wed nesday to tho influence of a southwest wind nnd the niphts minimum was 14 degrees higher than on the previous night Tho groundhog confronted with a Klnringr sun when he emerged from his winters slumhors Some wil nay that mcann six works more of win tor But when was there a time thai North Iowa didnt have six more of cold weather after Feb 2 The GlobeGazette Offers Its Readers a Map of Europe Tho World war rnmrule the map of Kurope The map miikerM nnd geographers after new surveys and studies havenow up with what war did A map of Kuropo wliieli shows old and new boun driritH old and new HpelHnga and latest accmrate facts has been prc pared for our WnstrinRton informa tion Imreau Our readers can now an uptodate mnp tor home office or school at nominal cost Tlie map Is in full color 21 2S Inches on hfitvy paper ami tlio re verso side carries very complete statistical dalrt on areas pomifci tUiiiK liebtw tranwporla tlont romittmiicallon etc 1n our readers at i poslatfe and of only ID cLnia Send for your copy toilay Use tho attucliud coupon Frederic 3 IMrcclor Tho Mason City GlolieGnzetlo Information liurcaii I enclose hormvilli 10 CKNTS lit stamps or toin for a copy of tlie MAI Of KfROIK Name Street J Election Call Finds Few Can didates Ready to Make Race r c by Governor day found few candidates the gin extensivecampaigns lop tne nom ination of their respective parties for the six seats now vacant in the legislature Nomination Is in county or dis trict convention T K Moeil luivood funncr state lresenlativo from Lyon county is t only avowed candidate for the scat made vacant by the res IB lation of Henatur K Ufan In the OJJricn Osceola Lyon and Sioux i v county district Ho is not regarded rong advocate ot the state bond and the good roads group is sxpected lo find a candidate to op htru Tho flfcht is ex lected to be staged in this district Clark HUH No Opposition In tho Linn county senatorial dis rict C Clark Cedar Uaplds a ormer member oC tho state house f representatives has no opposition IH yet but state repreyentative W H Stepanek may eutor the race so as obtain tho advantage In a subse quent senate In the primary elec tion in Tune The seat sought Is that of the late Senator O Bo til aru regarded as favorable to the state bond Issue William Cochraue Red Oak from indications will ho unopposed for therepublican nomination as sm iitor from the couu ty district to siicciid Senator II A Darting resigned lie Is favorable to HID proposed rond pvngvain and bond Issue Two in Kniuiptt County Two republican candidates aro In the fitId in the Kmmitt county house district nnd one democrat lias evi cluncld a to make tbf race Their respective attitudes on the stale bond have not biru tjlenrly de fined The seat is that if the Rip R H Crone One republican raiulldfUo from county to surceed tlio Koi Cleurgn W Kdgo is re inrtod anxious to make the race lasper county is counted on heavily o send a bond iHiMesentatlve o the special session Tlie only other vacancy is in the Dubunue county district lo surctrd Representative T J ODonnoll re Xo candidate ban briTi rr ported as ytt ROAD MEASURE ALL READY TO BE INTRODUCED Governor Also Issues Call for Special Elections for Feb 20 DES MOINES Fob rnor HammlU today Issued a call for he convening of the forty second owa general assembly Into extraord mry session at 10 a March B o consider the submission to otera at the general election next of a bond IB ue for primary road Improvement Simultaneously the governor issued call for special elections to flu vtr ancles occasioned by death or gnatfon In three house ana thret sen te districts The date fixed In call for lal elections lg Feb 20 re those caused by the deaths ol tcpreaentatlvea George W Ertga In Taspeicounty and H B Crone n Em mett county and the resignation of T J In Dubuaue county in he house list and thosa caused by resignations ot Senators II B Dean In the fiftyninth and H A Darting In the eighth district and by the death ot Senator W Haskell In the twety lystxlh district Bill Is Already Prepared The legislative bill to be coneldered by tho extraordinary ceBslon ia prepared In advance by a special leg islative committee proposing the issu ance by tlie state ot not to exceed In bonds In any one year to pavo miles of primary high ways and to 830 miles of primary road a 11 of the Important provisions of road bill have beenagreed upon In advance by a majority of the mem bers of the legislature Since the original was drafled however tho bond Ijill has been to safeguard property owners against a general tax levy it being tlie intent of the spnn sois of the measure to retire prin cipal and interest on tho state bono and all county bonds which heretofore have been Issued for paving from rocends of gasoline tax and motor registration fees Will Get Courts Opinion Xn contracts would bo let or stato bonds soTd under tbo act until Its con stitutionality has been adjudicated by the Iowa supremo court Tbe plan contemplates a surplus over and above the cost of bond and interest retirement in thn primary road fund of several million dollars to lie used for maintenance and added construction In an atemjit to retire tlie state bond sue solely from tlio stale primary road fund without resort to a gen eral tax levy sponsors for the hill havo added L section which makes thn proposed act selfrepealing In tho event that tlio courls rule that tho primary road fund cannot bo used for bond retirement Prevents Revenue Cuts Another clause lias been ndded daring that during thn life of the measure or until all of tlio state bonds Issued havo linen retired the legisla ture is prohibited from revising the automobilelicense or the gasoline tax act in nuph n way that would de erfaso the antlcipottd revenue from such sources A lax levy secilon la Included as K safeguard to meet requirements oC bond houses and as an additional but another section d cliircs tho proposed aft void If it to resrtrt to a fax levy TJio stnto executive council Is au thorized to test the proposed act In TURN TO 7 FORMER BANKER GIVEN FREEDOM Isadore Lucchesi Once of Des Moines Leaves Pen itentiary KOUT MAHIHOX 1Vlj adoro lAuuhesI former Des Moines banker fro CM from Ihe Mtale pen itentiary hero at one monuto mlrlniftlit I To was sfiitoncpd Dec T0 19t on n rhfirtfo fra million I Kinking rmil has sorvrrl tiiroo ycars nnd ouo monU of nn wrntonco nut t fivo years AUNT HEX Hy Hoberl Quillen eople didnt do Ihis cliniriii kind of kissiif n hut 1 riHkrm limy couldnt ii Iliryd In with whiskers in the ;