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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 18, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPX ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FEBRUARY 18 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 113 HOUSE PASSES BLUE SKY BILL Mention Police as Chicago Slayers Again DETROIT GANG THOT INNOCENT OF 7 MURDERS Probe Again Turns to Report of Police in Death Car Feb 18 The purple Blades from the sans massacre pic ture and the blue of police uniforms again tints the canvas Tho htates attorneys office ex pressed itselt today as satisfied that the Purple gang of Detroit had no important part in last Thursdays septuple Blayiug At the same time investigators were given further testi mony that tvo oC tne slayers were dressed as police officers There was a discouraging lack of definite progress reported both by po lice and by the states attorney In the four days sinco the seven members ot the George Bugs Moran gang were lined against a brick wall and slain there has been no arrest of a single suspect It was polntefl out by David Stansbury in charge of the investiga tion for the states attorney Tells of Seeing Car H Bruce Caldwcll president ot the board of education volunteered new information last Tiiglit which acceler ated tho investigation Caldvyell told xi f seeing an automobile which he thot at the timo a police stiuad car The machine thru a red light a btoeJu Will Rogers NEW YORK Feb has been quite an argument over whos budget will plsy for the new cruisers just voted CooliOgo has offered to split the cost 6050 He will pay for the blue prints it Hoover will pay for the cruisers Greece owed us on war debt so Saturday con gress passed n bill to loan cm 12lf0000 so it would make it an even 30 mil lion We dont like to be both ered with being WILL ROGERS owned small un even sums Truth comes out mighty slow Florida wants the federal govern mentto pay all the expenses oC putting a windbreak around Lake Okeecliobee so the water wont blow out Religion didnt drive that state republican Yours AVILt Copyright J929 MAIN HIGHWAYS CLEARED AFTER he police uniforms and there were three others in civilian lothes also in the machine One of the men had a tooth out in front lie said The car had a slight collision with a truck shortly after it passed him Caldwell related corroborating the ac count of a truck driver who earlier had reported that his truck was grazed by the machine It IIM Veen an accepted theory with investigators that tho Gusenbergs Frank and Phil who were among those Wiled would never have lined up with their faces to the wall unless they had believed tlio men who In vaded tlie garage were not dangerous It the Gusenbergs and tlieir com OFFICIALS DENY POSSIBILITY OF MEXICANREVOLT Movement of Troop Com mander Excites Ru mors of Outbreak NOGU1SS Ariz lcb IS Mexican federal officials In No galesSonora today denied rumors o an impending revolutionary outbreak Tho rumors became current gossii on both sides of the international line when Geu Francisco Mano feclcra troop commander arrived In Xogalcsj I with three automobiles carrying sol Hers Tho generals arrival in such a fashion was looked upon hytho in habitants of the Jlcxican town as un usual JIanzo when entering Nogales on official business ordinarily lias one so by train The rumors were to the effect that Manzo had declined to accept orders rom a higher command that ho dls xltch part ot his troops to other joints in Mexico He was said to have efused on the ground that troop con centration in Sonora was important rccaiise of the Yaqui Indian menace Gossip was vassecl from mouth to mouth ot a projected attempt at lawn omorrow on the part of to ake the federal customs house in No alea Sonora as the opening wedge oC revolutionary officials however stated emphatically that thero was no trou ble brewing CABINET POSSIBILITIES Reports of Secretary Jnrdines intention to withdraw front con sideration for tho Hutiver cabinet have brot info focus anew the pos sibility that Dante Tierce pub lisher of the Iowa Homestead at Ues Moines will he selected as secretary of agriculture Mr Jicrce hns long been a frienii of the presidentelect anil he is credited with having done im portant service in beliall of Mr Hoover in tlio campaign Hanna Iowa J ment house manager found fl stretched out on a couch we VA oss oi Wooai with Mrs Temv Plows Battled Drifts Sun day and Resume Fight Monday i ALL ot Cerro Gordo countys snow shoveling equipment was put In1 lo uso Monday morning in an effort to open the highways after Sundays snowstorm which came near slopping road travel for a timo and which de layed trains by several hours The that the snowplows under the direction of County Engineer 11 13 Robertson were making the rounds ot tlio raain highways Sunday Icopt the roads open but Monday morning panions had recognized the Invadera morc had blown into tho cuts i hnrt reason to bcllexe npepssarv to nut the plows as policemen or liad reason to believe them policemen they would have been willing to turn their backs to the guns as they did and stand a search de tectivessaid Seek Capono Henchman Dan McGurnr who learned about machine guns in the war is being sought for questioning McGurn him self the target oE gang guns on two occasions Is a leader in the Al Capone crowd which police point to as tlie leading rival of the Bugs Moran gang TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN t IOWA FORECAST making it necessary to put the plows into action again The several inches of snow that fell Sunday ivas drifting badly in rural sections by Sunday afternoon and all but paralyzed motor travel the high banks OE snow along the highways made a receptacle lor the tanning flakes and In places the drifts piled ui z foot or more Clear Main Ruatls The two county plows stationed in Mason City made the highways to tlie east anfl north Monday morning The Clear Lake road as well ag tho high way to the south county lino also will be cleared by night Following the nnowfall Sunday the thermometer started a descent whicl reached 15 degrees below ECTO durin the night Tho city street department startet TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN S MELVILLE STONE RITES ARE HELD Funeral Sermon Given in N Y Church With Burial Private XEW YORK Feb IS ervices for Lfelviilo 33 Stone coun elor and formerly general manager i the Associated 1ress were ield his afternoon The services were conducted he Rev Harry Biucrson Fosdick at the Park Avenue Baptist church Burial was private The pallbearers vere chosen largely from men vho were employes ot the Associated Press wlillo Mr Stone was genera manager Most of them stilt arc in the idvice They were J R Youatt Joseph J Tones M P jroraii Arthur S Thompson Jack ton S Elliott Frederick Roy Martin Charles H Boynton Charles Stephen son Smith W J McCambrldsc Byroi Price Dr Oscnr Watson and J A Bates From every point Umiout the world iiave come expressions oC sorrow at Mostly cloudy Monday and Tuesday snow prolmble not quite so cold Tuesday in southwest portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather liguros for 24 hour period ending at S oclock a m Monday Highest Sunday 12 Above Lowest In NlKht 15 Below At 8 A M Monday 12 Uclow Snowfall 1 Inches Precipitation 33 of an Inch Figures for 2t hour period ending at S oclock a m Sunday Highest Saturday SI Degrees Lowest in Ntght 6 Itelow Trace of Snow The average snow level was raised well past 20 inches Sunday when an allday slorm brot inches of snow and 33 of fin inch of preccpltatlon Sunday nights minimum of 15 below has not been surpassed more than o dozen times this winter Ill Retired U S Consul Gen eral Will Be Buried in Waterloo Sunday SAX DreCO Cal Feb IS hillip C Hanna 72 retiree ranking onsul general ot tho United States ulcd at a sanitarium here yesterday to suffered a stroke ot paralysis last at ilia home In Waterloo owa Hanna entered tiie United States consular service in 1SS1 During his oreign service he passed thru three iiouth American revolutions and be came conspicuous when on several oc casions he was backed by the United States navy In his efforts to protect American interests Forced to Recall Him These efforts attracted the enmity of the Venezuelan government during the time of tho Crespo revolution and Iho United States was requested to recall him Secretary Elaine replied that lIimnas work was satisfactory to tho United States and that ho would remain until tho close of the outbreak His work that followed tho Monte rey and New Mexico flood disasters of 190J won turn the thanks of Fresl lent TaCt the board of directors of the American lied Cross and Mexican BRIDE ATTACKS HUSBAND WITH BUTCHER KNIFE Quarrel After Party Is Blamed by Youthful Wife for Trouble CHICAGO Feb IS bride of seven months plunged a bulehee linifo into the breast ot her husband earlv yesterday unl then ran scream ng for help that he might not die Monto Tonnes II whoso uncle of the same namo is a powerIn a syndicate or of race track infer inationhad Quarrelled with his 10 yearold wife over practically noth ing Mont and I had gone to a narly at a friends Mrs Tenncs told police and I guess we had too many drinks When we got home early yesterday morning we started to quarrel I insisted that wo retire and Monty said He sat down and began to read quarreled some more and I ran to the liitchcn got a butcher tniCo and rushed at Jlonte I must have been crazy Jlonto grabbed me and we tussled then he went limp and gasped Tho condition of Tenncs was critical today His left lung had been punc turcd Tolico who went to the Tonnes apartment after a call by the upart il Tonnes eak from lies kneel ing beside him crying ana wringing IVnncs wio Is a6 years old refused for several to tell what had hap pened and his story only after he was shown a signed statement by wife Let her go he implored officers She didnt mean it Ill never prose rtUO SecretaryFriend Slays Son of Edward Doheny Murderer Then Takes Life in Employers Mansion OS ANG1SLES Feb 18 1 slaying of Edward L Doheny Jr leir to the Doheny oil millions by his secretary ana friend Theodore Hugh Piunkctt who committed suicide ivne ooked upon today by investigating of Icials as tho deed of a man tempor arily mentally deranged Doheny 36 years old was shot to death in his pretentious home here ate Satnrdoy night as his family awaited tha arrival ot Dr E C Fish baugh to treat llunkclt for a threat ened nervous breakdown IVhen confronted by the physician Plunkett retreated to Uio room in which Dohenys body himself thru tho head round both men dead May llnve llccu Struggle Several points regarding tho mimjci and suicide remained to be cleared up however there had been truBSto tts Doheuy had attempted t tuiet Plunliett was uncertain The fnr lituro had been disarranged Ant an 3verturneO bottle and several glasses vcro on a table Sinco Phtnketts wife obtained an mcontestcI tltvorce Tast October Jn of the district attorneys oC fico said yonnff Dohonys secretary lad developed a nervous ailment lind becomo serious Dr Fishbaugh tho Doheny family physician for JO years at the request TURN TO FAGE 8 COMMIX I MAY BE IN JAIL lay arid shot The doctoi P C 1KTKItSOX Tlio Worth county sheriff lins left for HI 1aso Texas to tittcinpt iilentifiriilion of a man held there as C 1cterson above vantotl with Krenson in ronner fiim witli i Nortli Dakota bank robliery LOBBY MEASURE OF TORGESON IS LOST 53 TO 41 Stock Salesmen Must Furnish Data to Secre tary of State DKS JlOINKS 1Vb IX By voting to iioslpone action in definitely tlio scimto loiiav hilloil llic PallcraonAiiilcriun hill to district tlio ItmR srniile Tlio vote wns 35 to 0 D13S MO1N13S IYb IK blue sKy bill to iiut teeth in ilia present luv relating to Uio sale oC securities n Iowa and urevent fraud on llic pub ic passed the Iowa house of repre eonUUlves within a half hour after presentation by Ucpresontutlvc Ffrt C ovikii UuimiuUlt county The volo was Ho to 0 The measure was sponsored by rotary of Slate 13d M Smith wlio an ministers the bhic sUy net the death of Mr Stone and warm trib utes to his personality and his journal istic genius Men oC President TROTZKY LIES SERIOUSLY ILL No Prospect of Moving mer War Leader at public affalig including Coolidse PresidentElect Hoover and others have sent messages ot conscience to the family 2Jows stories and editorials have been printed in the newspapers ot Europe Asia and Africa Figures prominent in world politics and diplomatic circles havo joined in deploring his death as Red Cross and governors and leg islatures of Mexican statoa ACLor lUc landing United States troops at Vora Crux In 1314 he was made a prisoner oE by Huertlstas and was accused of sympathizing with Ihe rcvolnllonlsla lie was left in the stato house when llucrta troops evac uated Monterey Besides being prominent In Interna tional affairs Manna was a lecturer on Latin American and international ALMA RUBENS IS BROT HOME Screen Actress Victorious in First Skirmish With Dope Habit lOS ANGELES Feb S parently victorious in the first stages her fight to rid herself of the nar colic habit Alma Ilubens scree actress back home hero today re covering from Uio efCccle of an op eration Miss Rubens who underwent the operation in a Hollywood hospital a few days ago as the result ot illness occasioned by a nervous breakdown and tho uco of narcotics had recov ered sufficiently last nisht to be ve inovcd to her Heverly Hills home Meanwhile Dr r Jesse citron Bev erly Hills physician was tinder cita tion lo appear before tho state board of medical examiners to explain why ho had prescribed medicines contain ing narcotics for the actress MIws one was said by her father to have P C PETERSON BE HELD Special Train Due in Wash ington by Tuesday Afternoon MIAMI Flu Feb 18 idcutEIccl Hoover liudo farewell to this laud of sunshine heading for Washington in tlio notIll on H special which left licre al m By JAMES t Associated press Staff Writer BEACH Fia leb IS weeks aso Wl presidentElect Hoover ended his It is sain tun Hoover Quits South u TCvAC I All for Gap it al IN TEXAS J ML Worth County Sheriff on Way South to Try to Identify Man NORTH WOOD Feb A E Wcienctll is on Iiis nay to KI Iaso Texas in an effort to lilenif a man held there as 1 C Peterson fugitive from the Worth countj jail ami wanted in connection with n North Dakota bank robbers several subjects an irreparable loss to American Jour FuiiDril in Waterloo nalism Col E M House said Mr patriotic literary ami Stone was America s greatest unof OIanzalons jficinl statesman paid Dr Citron more than 51200 In five weeks The physician declared that many ol the 31 prescriptions for Miss Rubens to which name had been signeo CONSTANTINOPLE Feb IS Far from having boon removed to An gora Leon Trotzky lies so ill in the Russian consulate hero that to move him at nil would bo dangerous it is believed Even servants aro excluded from tho vnat wins of tlie consulate whore he is confined to his bed His wife and the four soviet guards who brot tho two1 hero from Rus sion Turkestan his former placo of csile attend Ills wants and act as L employes of the Associated Tress janfl the worldwide telegraphic rnnii nontiona of tho organization cense t their operations for one inimile at I oclock the funeral jspect to Mr Stone In the Initert Slates Mexico South America land tho West Indies listed him ns time out oC re nnrsee It is said that until he improves Ilioro Is no possibility of moving him to Angora Tlusslit or any other place His Isolation at tho consulate Is com plcte Xono la found wlio professes to have scon him altho there arc reports that ho is wan anil haggard from the ravages of ill health accentuated by llic vigors of life in Turkcsinn n Ticcjirnvatcl further by tlie stormy vo jage here across Uie Ijlacli sea Middleton Noted Singer Claimed as Iowas Own to Be Buried in Chicago CHICAGO Feb poor Iioy working his way thru college to the heights oC Brand was tiie range or tho career of Arthur D Middleton 48 year old baritone whOHo funeral services wero to lie belt hero today Altho Mr Middle ton was a loading baritone with hoth tho Metropolitan Opera company ami tho Chicago Civic Opera company it was is a chant an qua and lyccnm singer IS or 20 igo that he was Icnoivn lo lowiins ITo wan horn at and wns graduated from Missouri Valley hisli school in 1SM He was at Simpson worn forgeries Ho admitted having prescribed a narcotic for Miss Tn bens ns a pallativo but declared he had refused to issue others when he learned that she had become nddietefl to its use The state examiners said tho SI 1 I member He was nlso a member prescriptions had been issued between the Waterloo notary club and an o amj Oc i 9ns aiao orary member of the G A R and Spanish war veterans Hanna is survived by a niece and two sisters all residents ot this city The sifters are Mrs Edith Hanna ljc Knapp and Mrs Emily Hanna George His niece is Mrs C E rajman wife Col C E Piiyman U S A retired Funeral services will be held in Waterloo next Sunday months vacation in Florida today ind is due to reach Washington to morrow by special train to await his nauguration Mr Hoover is to open no headquar ters in Washington Upon the arrival oC his special train there at p m tomorrow he and Mrs Hoover will go directly to their home MOO S street and Mr Hoover will remain there somewhat in seclusion March 4 In returning to Washington far in idvancc of his inauguration Mr looveiis running counter to the ad vice of some of Ills friends who have expressed the apprehension that lie iterally will overrun by office HceKers Apparently this contingency is notcausingthe presidentelect con cern Worlteil on Address While lie has been able to embark upon halt a dozen fisuins excursions with a reasonable measure ot suc cess in his catches Mr Hoovers month Jn Florida by no means bas been all one ot play He has clone much work on his inaugural address hns handled a surprisingly large nmount of correspondence and luis given long thot lo a number of the TUJIX TO IAGE 8 COItMN 2 at the prisoner in Texas answers Iho general description of Peterson The toicc man in company with George Kvenson also of loice has been sought ly Worth county oiClecrs rnrt authorities at Hague N Dak fur several weeks following the robbery of a bank in that town o almost 100 retevsoil was confined in the Worth county jail but effected an escape last month LLveiiHon who was seivms a at Nortlnvood COLan offence committed t loico was released by Worth county officials only a few IJepcals 1rescnt Law It repeals virtually the entire pre sent law on iho subject mill HUuatl tutcs a complete new chapter requlr ng the agents brokers iind salesmen uist not register with tho secretary nit must furnish him with a complete nil exhaustive hisUvy of the issues vhich are offered tor sale In Iowa The liouso failed to pass the rovss ion bill to require legislative lobbying to register with the Scrotary of slate The vote was S3 to 41 but tho ma jority was less than a constitutional majority requiring 55 votes to pass a measure A judiciarycommlltco tho state central committee oC any party to fill vacancies In tlio lift presidential electors paused the lionso SS to 0 Would tliange Sheriffs Income nninvsuulattvo IA iiiliot OC Poik county introduced a bill lo clip profits OL sheriffs resuUlus from oper ation of tho official automobiles and Tlio bill provides that Iho shcrii C shall be allowed only I lie cost of op crating siuli vehicles where now ho it tromiionsation for ench mile f travel in audition to sums expcmVi for repair K1RBY LOSES PAROLE PLEA Attorney General Refuses to Grant Freedom to Cleve land Man hours Iwfore word was received Unit vv V iVb IS he with Peterson was wanted surgcnt today lisai North Dakota inuveti a rccummemlalion that Josial The sheriff nUemplcit t recover the lcveliind in 1920 prisoner he hnil so recently released lint the youth could not be located He tIi1ln W1S ptenccd to FOVCII anil hns since been at liberty tho deneilp1 vus jn 1C tions of him and VetcraoTi nave or tllc mails tt oul inO conspiracy to illtluenc disclosed that they were investigating tile 3ssunnce of similar prescriptions to the nctress by seven other physi cians whose names were not made pub Residence at Allison Is Wrecked by Flames ALUSOX Fob W P Mll Son of Lake Mills Pair Back in U S Following Long Stay in Nicaragua rAKK MlktrS anr Mrs P A Thompson have received word from tholr son Ulnimrd that he f now slulloned at Qnintlco Yi Icr residence in tho southwest part of willi the United States Marines This town was badly damaged by fire ITl day evening Fnrnlluio was moved out lut Ibe structure itself was an iihnoat lOlll loKri The final ot personality is to appear iinslinvod anl patched and years as student nnd latrr as instiucloi nnd of recent years his son Uas been a aj Jndianola i the Tlolls Itoycc to 16 PASSENGERS IN BUS WRECK Group Escapes Asphyxia tion Near Marshalltown in Accident tho first time In nearly three years that be has been in the states shortly after his enlistment Ih the Itcvicw ninrines he was sent to Nicaragua to help iuell the Kandtno riot Altho ho is Rind lo get back In Iho sinteH he Hint lie enjoyed his experiences in Nicniasun His enllst iineiit tif four yeaiH cxnircs next Ue TOWN IVb IS Sixtccs i BK Fmir bus casthound out of Omaha narrowly cs caped nspliyxlalion Saturday nlglu The UH slipped off Iho pavement Into a snow bank on the Lincoln high way east of town The driver went to telephone for help leaving the rnoiot running Has escaping into Iho car from 1 broken exhaust lino began to affect llic pnssciiEcrs George H Ixingford Negro of Omaha fell unconscious into Iho iiov when he opened tho door He was re to a hospital Thr others most seriously affcclod were Mails CJnlvln rf Villey Nebr and a 10 year old BANK SUSPECT IS CONVICTED Gus Nichols Accused of Northwood Robbery Is Found Guilty NORTH WOOD Attorney O J ell receive word today from Attorney Geneva G A Votnigriulst Ht Paul tliut Gus Nichols has lieen convicted of a Min neapolis IMmond robbery in Hcnncpln county district court Nichols has been Identified by T O Clroe assistant iaahlor and Arnold Tallc teller of Iho local banls as one of the men wlio helil the Norlhwood bank last summer and capoil with several thousand dollars In view of thn Minneapolis convio in It Is probable officers hero say that Niihois will not lie brot to rial for the local robbery ne half tlary on defraud jurors Kirby wns fined 19r00 well has paid 53iriO He bccnme eligible for paiolo on Jan 12 wlieii ho hart two yoars and seven months time off fnr good behavior hy will bo rnleasrd on Jan 1531 Kirby is now in Hie Allantn iicnilcn tiary 3 Chosen to Represent Buffalo Center School TUrKIAlO ClINTKR Feb thn Icelmnritory contest held iuro Frt day 5ont niglil luiffnlo Conlir est City veir Oialorical fraiiKhtcr ot Morgan Cleveland rinililUii j Oinalcu lOlsio Larson lo rcpre at Ior cull Hchiit jn huinoi1 AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen I put tliat old striped voile dress of mine in the missionary box but I dyed it first so the heathen wouldnt think the mission arys wife too gay an frivo lous if I y t IV i in Sf Vt ia id is 13 y Ti lt B It e ;