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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 14, 1929, Mason City, Iowa TWO MASON CITY GLOBEGAZTSTTE THURSDAY FEB 14 1929 OFFICIALS HUNT FOR PIRATE LOOT Discovery of Old Cannon Causes Renewal of Search HAVANA 14 trove held K beckoning finger to Yin iriuia customsand port officials today STiey arranged to leave for Cayo Lar fo on the southern coast to blast the four old pirate cannon the barrels of which are believed stuffed i with legendary jewels ana Spanish Fishermen who discovered the guns Imbedded In the sand there claim they offe famous in the folklore of tho coast As the story goes pirates filched them from a looted galleon crammed them with precious stones and pieces I of elf ht and sunk them on j the reef when they were chased Into ppen water Bootleggers Dont Favor Contrary to Popular Belief They Cast Vote Against Liquor Laws DBS JIO1NES Feb contrary to common be lief dont favor tha continuance prohibition S P McNaught superin tendent ot the AntiSaloon league In Iowa declared today The claim oC wet sympathizers that thfl bootleg gers and the AntiSaloon lenguo are tho chief groups interested In contin uance ot prohibition is unfounded he said Wet sympathizers claim that when ever the liquor cineation is carried to tha polls the bootleggers always vote dry along with the temperance forces realizing that a dry vote Is a vote for the continuance ot conditions which make bootlegglnc Me Nailght said However this assertion Is absolu tely untruo Virtually all bootleggers are lawless and unmoral at heart and can be counted on to lino up with the others of their ilk wlien It comes to a showdown They would much prefer to operrte under the protecting cloak ot the legalized saloon than un der tho constant menace of imprisos nient and heavy finewhich now threatens them at eveVy turn In tho saloon era they needed to fear only tho government revenue collectors today they are everlastingly harassed by all ot the nations law en forcing agencies No matter how profitable their bus iness may appear the bootleggers would chooso tha old liquor system rather than tha hazardous conditions which prevail under the Volstead act JicNaught concluded When in Chicago Enjoy your the superb New MORRISON HOTEL Tallest Hotel in the World Fortyax Stories High Closest in the city to offices theatres stores and rail road stations 1944 Rooms Up onuMe Mcb whh brth running ice inter mad Be rvldor whl ch perfect privacy A houK eo every Boor Economical Prices In the Boston Oyster OabBrutfnt 2 Set a 75c BuiiaeM Mens Luncheon BOo TbfalaP1 Dinner 12S The new Morrison when completed nil be the largest and tallest hotel in the ctorU conioi ning 3400 room MOTEL OF RRACE GARDEN kRrt AND MADISON STREETS E OF SIUGRADSTO HAVE BIG NIGHT Alumni Groups Everywhere to Banquet and Listen in on Radio IOWA CITY Feb 10 days yet to pass before the University ot Iowas elghtysecona anniversary celebration fittythreo alumni groups have given assurance that they will meet for banquets in honor of the in stitutions founding Banquets will be held in thirtysev en Jowa counties while graduates a so will gather in sixteen outstate ci ties according to the list kept by F G Higbee acting executive secretary of the alumni association Additions are being received daily he said Tivolve states and the District of Columbia now are on tho roster The states are Ohio Pennsylvania Okla lioma Minnesota Montana Illinois Colorado Nebraska Oregon Califor nia South Dnlcota and Indiana Acceptances received already this veek Include those from groups In he counties of Union Clinton Jet erson Cedar Floyd Hamilton Tay or Pfymouth Wayne and Des ITolhes Alumni In Duluth Minn Indian apolis Ind Pcorla III and Aber leen S Dak have filed affirmative nswers with Professor Hlgbeo sluco lunday j Broadcasting of program will be j in at p m President Walter A esup BrBohumll Shlmek proCes GETS REBEL LEADER First Lieutenant Herman Henry Himneken Unilcd States marines who according to Washington dispatches has captured Manuel JHarki Jiron a leading general ot Sniulinos revolutionary forces In 1919 Hatmetien caught a Haitian bandit ciijel Charlemagne Mid was awarded the congrwslonsl ineOal of honor and the nary cross I sof ot botany for thirtynine years and Professor Higbee will speak Alumni groups will be furnished with copies of the speeches to be read il radio reception fails Papa Reese Former Iowa Musician Will Quit Singing Society OMAHA Feb Reese formerly of Davenport who for the last 20 years has been director ot the Onialia MuslkVereln and hag con ducted the singing society will retire and devote his entire time to musical composition Reese la nearly 76 and a severe attack of bronchitis seriously sapped hfa strength this winter In 1909 Reese came here from Dav enport where he conducted similar society and hold muslcales there In tluscatine Iowa and Peorla ill Perhaps the most celebrated compo sition sung both In tha country and Germany is his Rhine Legend n which he depicts the rising ot Charles he Great to bless the vineyards I light up a Lucky whenever I am tempted to eat between meals Herbert Bayard Swope Internationally known journallit fcnut Editor N Y Moralac WoiU activities of a newspaper demand good physical condition I find Luclcy Strike an im measurable aid in helping me keep trim and Whenever I am tempted to eat between meals I light up a Lucky Toasting makes Lucky Strike the cigarette of joy and benefit HERBERT BAYARD SWOPE HE modern common sense way for a Lucky instead of a fattening sweet Everyone is doing keep healthy and fit women retain atrim figure Lucky Strike the finest tobaccos skilfully blended then toasted to develop a flavor which is a delightful Alternative for that craving for fattening sweets Toasting frees Lucky Strike from Impurities 20679 physicians recognize this when they Luckies are less irritating than other cig arettes Thats why folks eay Its good to smoke Luckies Authorities attribute the enor mous increase in Cigarette smok ing to the improvement in the process of Cigarette manufacture by the application of heat It is true that during the year 1928 Lucky Strike Cigarettes showed a greater in crease than all other Cigarettes combined This confirms in no uncertain terms the publics confidence in the superiority of Lucky Strike Its toasted No Throat IrritationNo Cough Coatt to cotut radio hoofcup every Saturday night irutMltMAj MlTtrMgrl National Broadcasting network The lucky Strike chestra in The Tunes that madeBroadwayBroadway Donee Orchestra I 1929 Aowrican Tobacco Co Mcnufacnrtra journalist former Ex ecu tive Editor N Y Morning World Ohio Prisoner Plans to Follow O Henrys Course Convicted Man Becomes Suc cessful Story Writer in Penitentiary O01UMBUS Ohio Feb U man whose Identity hag been hidden for flva yeanj behind a convicts num ber wlH walk thru the gates ot Ohio penitentiary March 1 free to wage a fight to regain his place in society and to follow it he can in the footsteps of O Henry For five he has been on the prison records as John Murphy alias Stewart and prleon officials have lot It go at that For almost five years they have turned over to him checks that bore a name unlike John Murphy alias Stewart but the record stands He was John Murphy alias Stewart when he came to the penitentiary and when he leaves he will go under that name Given 519 Tear Term Murphy was received at the pen itentiary from Marlon county In Oc tober 1923 convicted of burglary and sentenced to a term ot five to 10 years Assigned to the prison library he delved Into the books there and put inhia spare time writing His first short story was accepted with a re quest for more Since then he has written steadily and not long ago his work came to the attention of former Gov Vic Donahey The governor com muted his sentence to expire at the discretion of the clemency board The board has set Maroh 1 as the date A few minutes after the news had been taken to him Murphy told a newspaperman real name But he did itrwith the promise that the name would not be roveaied It is the name he used over his stories Wlien I leave the penitentiary I am going to New York for a few days to discuss business matters with my publishers he said Builds on Experience But I expect to return to Columbus to make my home here or in one of the small towns nearby For five years I have bean John Murphy alias Stewart1 When I return to Colum bus that namr vrill belong to the past Before I entered the penitentiary I had never attempted to write I have got my background from the stories available to me In the prison library building on their suggestions and my own experience to make the plot for my stories1 ill Reach for a Lucky instead of a sweet HAMPTON SCHOOL DECLAM WINNER Scores Third Consecutive Victory in Franklin County CHAPIN Feb high School won the Franklin county de clamatory contest here Wednesday nlcht by raining one first and two seconds in competition with five oth er high schools in the county This Is the third consecutive year Hampton has won the county contest Mrs J C McMahon is coach at the Hampton school Chapin and Geneva each won one first place and Hansell took a second Following are the results of the judg ng Waldren Hamp ton firet Ralph Allen Hansel op5 Dramatic Finn Geneva first Ifleo Cronln Hampton second Humorous Eay Jackson Chapin irvt Niefafne Nielsen second Judges were Superintendent D J Kelley of Clear Lake and Superinten dent and Mrs A B Baton of Clarion Franklin county schools competing n annual contest were Hampton 3hatln Geneva Alexander Sheffield and Borglum Plans to Return to Task on Southern Memorial DEB MOINES Feb 14 dismissed In 1825 by the Stone Moun ain Confederate association Gutzon Sorglum the sculptor plans to return o the carving on the southern memor al near Atlanta Ga in an address here yesterday Borg lum discosed that ths association has been urging him to tako charge of he gigantic frieze being chiseled out of the side of tha mountain He was dismissed from completing the work he said because It was charged that IB dominated the entire project Ho eald ho did pot deny this Work on ths American memorial which he It carving out of the side of Rushmore mountain In the Black Hills will not be affected by Ills return Lo the Stone Mountain project Borg lum declared Brother of Klemme Man Dies in Fall KLEMME ITteb Marlln Croner received word from her hus band in Hammond Ind that his brothsr Elmer had been accIBentally killed They were both working in the basement of tha new Lions store 5n Hammond Mr Croner was standing on top of elevator when a descending weight of another elevator cams down and drove hia body against the wall crush ing his head He was 40 years rid and unmarried His body was sent to Kansas his for mer home for burla1 STARTING FOOD of Known Values It costs less to feed QUISENBERRY QUALITY Starting Pood scientifically balanced because you can guarantee yourself the results you want You can be eating and selling broilers when your neighbors flock is still consuming early prices ore always highest STARTING FOOD Witwer Grocer Co 22 10th St S W DISTRIBUTORS Mason City Iowa Phone 815 School Orators to Represent Belmond Chosen in Contest Feb 14 The decisions of preliminary declamatory con test were Announced to the high school Wednesday morning The con test was held Tuesday afternoon itnd evening In the high school sudltortum The Judges for ths dramatic class In the afternoon O Var land Court and Mrs An drew Lleuwen all of Belmond The for oratorical and humor ous divisions In evening were Miss Shirley Thompson Miss Gladys Barry and O Variant all of Belmond winners In the oratorical class were Lola Berghefar speaking Social Responsibility Buane Brady spoke Antonio Maceo Muriel 1ulck spolco Lindbergh Ambassador George Mo Alplne spoke A Vision of War In the dramatic class In which there IS contestants Mary Elizabeth Blake Clatter Pate Marvleu Han son Elizabeth Everlll Hause The Show Must Go On Faye Thompson speaking Tha Christmas Substitute were the winners Aileon Glbbs speaking Scuse Me Please Harriett Gowdy speaking Biff Perkins Toboggan Slide Alice Nlsson speaking Courting Under Dif ficulties Miriam Simmons speaking Willies First Contest won out In the humorous class These twelve people will represent Bolmond In the quadrangular de clamatory contest Jn the North Iowa Conference This contest will held March 8 Tha declamatory contest to de cide the winners in each class will bfl held in the high school auditorium Wednesday evening The winners of this contest will enter the atato de clamatory series The best way to advance In under standing of the problems ot childhood IB to remember ones own Womans Home Companion A Remarkably Low Priced Group of New Spring Styles and Patterns in Porch Frocks footed GMtDm sod ff Sue Deffgfrtro new styles make these boost and porch fiucfo an important part of every womans wardrobe Smart cotton dimity batiste broadcloth piqtie and fashioned into charming1 frocks for almost any spring and summer need Thrifty shoppers wul them as sngerior and typical of our daflv saving AFeaturet of all silk natural Jap pongee are in the lot trimmed with bright bands Fresh For Hours Around the House The tnodern is always ready for a friend who drops in for just a minute or for an unexpected trip to the she has plenty of becoming frocks in fresh pat terns and becoming styles 79c Smart Washable Thew Are especially attractta home frocks of wubtble printed fabrics fa fine cotton the distinctive with novelty collar and girdle and extra IIKJ Be lure to see women hive purchased several at this thrift orict Gay Smocks In Many Ifs pleaj to protect your froeka with these at tractive smocks yivid plain shades and nov elty printed patterns A wMe variety of ctylcs and com plete size range Porch Dresses In Summer Modes Wash dresses that ire trnly cost only ;