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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 19, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY FINAE El SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 114 VOL XXXV MVB CENTS PER COP ASSOCIATED PRESS WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 19 1929 UNITED PRESS AN FILIBUSTER ON IOWAS TAX BILL Slayer of Don Mellett Breaks Out of Jail in ColumbusPATTERSON IN MOVE TO KEEP 4 OTHERS WIN FREEDOM FROM PRISON IN OHIO Pat McDermott Lifer Saws Thru Bars of His Cell I oino Feb ID TtirRo lifeterm murders including Put MeUcrmott slayer oC IJon McMclt Canton publisher and two other pris T oners sawed their way to freedom from the state penitentiary here early f today They dropped from the roof ot the C Warden Preston E Thornj and escaped under cover of a blind 5 Know storm that obliterated Ftheir tracks I Besides McDermott those who es caped are William Young 40 Washington ounty serving a ife tcrnr for mur der J Mike TacIo i Cutahoga county lEervIng a lite terrl for murder I James Walton 30 Cvitahoga county servinga term of 12 to 2J years for Toe Rosso i7 Cutahosa county a term of 10 to 25 years for bcry Storm Aided Tlie IjIInrting snow stornx left offi luls with no clews as to the direction fce men tool in leaving tho nenilen All bxtragiiards were sent out near Will Rogers NEW YORK Feb war didnt scare the senate as bad as Jim Reeds joke that ho was solus to tell voted dry and drank not only wot but anything whether It was wet or Some havent slept since ho threatened to flu it No man Uiat lias Jcft thru sen ate in many a day will l u missed like Jim Aint it funny WILL ROGERS Itow many hun dred ot thous ands or BOlfliois we can recruit with nerve but wa just cant find one politician in a million with backbone Ve got a new cure tor the tin here in Xew York Mayor Walkers doctor prescribed tho Stribling Sharkey fight Tours Coityriglit 1929 or aurrSSWfliSjijp towns ami cities thj lookout Tor i Men V fW Seven other prisoners including a Ireterm murderer who were quar preu with tho five escaped men re Used to make tho dawh for liberty bar on cncn of thrco cells was iwed iti two with L hack saw an pcrature wido enough foia man to awl thru being made Die escape J believed to have bccn niado between and 5 a m After the five men left their cells Key slipped along the corridor ot their Jier which is in the front oE the peni then mounted to tho rooC Iiru a ventilator IFrom there they crawled to the kroof of tho wardens residence sus pended their improvised ladder made oC mattress material and bed clothing from tho roof and slid to the ground rttsappearlns In the snow filled dark ness Sensational Crime The crhno for which McDermott fas murlor ot Don R Kellett erusadine Canton one of tho most sensational Ohio has known The frecklefaced Pennsyl l vania boy who found his place In the tranglands of Cleveland and Canton was named as tho trigger man In Mellet slaying Youns was sentenced to life for the murder of Harrison L Boyden Ma rietta policeman during an attempted TURN TO PAGE 8 COL 3 REPORT PONTIFF DOESNT WANT MORE SUBJECTS Two Pieces of Land In eluded in Treaty Are Refused IOWA FORECAST Generally fair Tuesday nlcht mid Wcdnesdar except possibly Tuesrtay niglit In extreme southeast porjon continued cold Tuesday night not quite 50 cold Wednesday afternoon LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazetto weather lisures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Tuesday Highest Monday 1 Above Lowest In Night 18 Below At 8 A M Tuesday 17 Below Monday nights minimum tempera turn of 18 below hns been approached numerous times thfa winter but sur only once That was this month In January It was equaled an one night Tho wind was out of tho northwest Tuesday morning and despite a bvlgttt sun there wus very rapid ascent of the mercury Feb 13 acnulro more subjects was signed today as back ot a lastmtnulc action oC Popo Pius by which ho de prived hiinscIC and the Vatican ter ritory the Kalian government was wilting to cede Italiovatican treaties were ready for approval it is revealed when his holiness with ono stroke of a red pencil cut off from Vatican territory that part ot the land on the of the papal slate looking toward St Peters which would have included the buildings of tlio holy oCCico and tho ratory oE St Peter No Wish for Territory The pontiff explained that it he ac uircd these grounds jle would gain lew subjects and ha wished to do iverythlng possible to avoid that tatus He reiterated that he liad rot een inspired by any desire for tcrri ory or purely temporal power in inal ng tho treaty He said if he accepted the twi ieces of land he would have to al ow there many families including itimerous children from around the Vatican possibly several hundred in ill In the oratory which is a recre ation ground maintained by the Knights of Columbus of the United States there would be children belons ng to families ot perhaps different 110 licital opinion Tile groups might Include members of tho balilla or fascist boys organiza tion ana youngsters ot the Catholic POLICE WONDER IF PAT CROWE IS DEAD OR NOT Suicide in Buffalo Is Iden tified Tho N Y Offi cers Deny It JMI3VV yOUIC Feb J9 York and Uufralo policediffered to day as to whether Pat Crowe tvae dead or alive A euicile in Buffalo as identified by the police of Lhat city yesterday as Ilia onclimo train robber and kid naper oC JJMard Cudnhy Jr but early today a man io said he was Crowe appeared at New York police lieatl quarters He said ho had seen the slory ot the suicide in the newspapers and wanted to relieve the anxiety oC his son and daughter in Chicago He eafd he had been living at a bow ery hotel the last several months and before that had been connected with a magazine in Hartford Conn Cor which he had been writing articles against prohibition I The Buffalo police however perj sisted in the belieC that the body of the suicide was that Crowe The identification was first made by two detective3 who said they arrested him four years ago for drunkenness After the identification bad been called into question Chict oC Detectives Hlordon of Buffalo recalled that Crowe Al ways wote felt in his shoes to AVpaJt anlclea 7 Maklnff a second Investlgat071 ot the body In the morgue lie found tho shoes oC tho victim were lined with felt Tho body of the suicide with a bul et thru It waa found in the rear or lie United States customs office All narks oC identification had been re moved from the clothing Permanent Summer White House Chicago Coroners Life Threatened as Result of His Massacre Activities Adminisfratinn and observatory building of the federal weather ob servatory at RluiMiiont Va chosen by President Cnolidge as a perma nent summer white house anil for which lie has asked congress for n S48000 appropriation to remodel mid refurnish Tile linlMine is within easy distance of Washington and accessible for prcsideiititil wceliciid vacations Reparations Unit Hits Snag in CANAL PROJECT N NICARAGUA BEFORE SENATE Borah and Reed Debate Merits of Prohibi tion Laws WASHINGTON Feb 19 VV UeeUBorah prohibition debuto to1 day waa history ami the senate found be Core it the Elge resolution to au thorise a survey for a canal across Nicaragua The house has on its pro gram the white bill which would ex tend the life of the radio commission ur a year The session is vapidly ap roachtng its close and unless the ncusiue Is passed the radio com mis ion will go out oC existence The senate lias confirmed tho noin natlon ot ITInig J GurreU democratic eader to be a judge of the court oC custoniB appeals but two other nomin ations those oC Irvine Lcnroot former senator from Wisconsin and Henry Classic former democratic member of i the tariff cpmmtsaion arc pending All Detectives Are to Be Questioned as to Their Whereabouts CHICAGO Feb 19 AP Coroner Herman N Bun desen revealed today that liis life had been threatened j twice in the last three days I He attributed the threats to j his activity in investigating PLAN ON FLOOR Appointments of Galvin and Anderson Are Confirmed liUIXETIN Hy ELECTROCUTION STAGE IS SET Two Scheduled to Die in Chair for Murder of Policeman CHICAGO Feb 13 tions were going forward at tho Cook county jail today for the execution shortly after midnight of Anthony Irccco and Chartes Walz sentenced to bo the first to die in the electric chair in this county The two convicted of slaying Police man Arthur Ksau wore to go back today to the death cell they lett las Wednesday when an eleventh hour stay of execution temporarily savct them from the chair They had been sentenced to be elec trocuted that night An appeal to the supreme court foi which the stay was granted failc yesterday and today the only hop seen for the men was the possibl filingot an Insanity petition Go1 ernor Emmerson and the state parol board already have refused clemencs SubGomrhittee Unable to Work Out Plan for PARIS lrcb 19 itlco appointed the rciiarations jruniifsioM to find a inetliotl of pro cdure Cor the future ivorJc oC the ex erts has rxm into a snag arid consc uejitly IKH been enlarged and told tt When tlic coinniiltee which consisl d of SiiJosiah ytamp of Great Bri ain and Dr Vljahnar pfusi ent oC the Gorman rnlclisbank ie ortcd this inorning they saltl Unit had failed to find a 7nutuaUy nc optable procedure the full comniiltec lien apnointcd three more members nd these five went into session this Ctetnoon tosee what tliey could du The newlyappointed members Kero can Ar Parmcnticr oC France Profcs Suvitch Italy and ftt Gutt of Belgium Tho procedure which the subcom mittee was askecl to determine was to nabic both the debtor and creditors n the reparations account to submit in offer and put in claims that mi arm the groundwork of the injin committees further deliberations Boy Scouts which were dissolved by Italian government decree last year Most anything might happen under those circumstances the pope r TURN TO PAGB B COL 3 Telephone Meets KBNSETT Feb Kenset telephone company met at the K P hall Saturday afternoon Illlma Gaarder being chairman Old officm n E Gray president O A MHcIce son vice president Ole Nubaort secri tarytreasurer elected Death of Newspaperman on Border Is Mystery GOLD WEATHER IS NEARING END Warmer Breezes Due From North Expected for Middle West DKS MOINESVcb 13 will ivnrm up considorubty tomorrow att ernoun was the prediction of the this thru sacre of seven members of the Moran gang Dr Butuleseii sukl he received last Sunday au anonymous tulcphoiic call in wlihili ho told Uiat you e Iho next to go 1C you dont watch Yesterday he iaiil he tcceived 13 anonymous Idler asking him ic like to kick thr bucket Dr Iunilcscn sakt ho work ins on what he believed io be an Inv nt lead in the slayinss aTJil cx prossed the opinion tliiil someone hut heard of it Tlio crudely leMei waa signed 1 G E and Dr Bundescn said Ihe initials uiight refer to the purple gun of Detroit which bad been ITI vesliijatcd in connection wJUi the kill ings AKHNES Feb HI a vote of 79 io 20 tlio Iowa I of rupicsentnUvuM lotlay passed Urn UensuiiHolUs luhurculusLs cradi t aliini intmsiiiL crnatiiip a state wide area for unnputsory Icstliif of cattle in pinto if he ciiunty iicrrcditeil area plan The liill now ROCH to joveinor Iltiniimll fur up proval Hy JACK C GKKKi Assueintccl Ircss S1iCf Writer Kcb 10 By siit J peiullnp the rules the Iowa senate today run into t filibusiiir on the in come lux bill of SPIUUOV CicorKC Vattcrson tjC Konsutli cuunty It sub stituted Uint niciisurp for the BLJV nian sccomlury roads bill as KH immed iate business Patterson author or the bill absent ed hlmsclC until Hi a ni thft time fov the special ordeion tho road bill hop Ing Io prevent taking im the commit CENTERS ON POLICE a sclVeVluled today be tho usual tariff hearings before ys and means rorclgn affairs Imd before ft tho resolution by Kepresenta Porter which would empower the president to cslabllsh an cmlmrgo on nunitions and materiaTs of war in the event of hostilities between countries lint have sisucrl the ICeMogs pact CHICAGO Feb 19 Ever ieepffH tfie REED VS BORAH IN BOOZE DEBATE WASHINGTON 10 Texas Reporters Body Is Found in Rio Grande River LAREDO Tex Feb 13 enigma characteristic of many Mexi can border disappearances and mur ders today faced officers seeking an explanation of the death of Harry W III lams 4 Laredo Tieivspapcvniani following hia disappearance Jan 19 AVIIHanis body bearing1 no evidence of the manner Jn whjch he met death found yesterday in the Hio Grande Physicians said iho fact that water was In hts lungs niado it ha waa placed in the river which the officers were Inclined to believe waa that the report was killed by bccauno knowledge he had obtained as o their operations Stephen Acqtiirre consul here has requested authorities at Washington for authori fitfon to send officers across the nor ler into Mexico to make investiga tions Into tlio caso AV HI Jama was seen at 1 a m Jan 10 when he left his hotel here after ho and a friend had returned from Xeuvi across the bor der Ho waa coatlcss and hatlesa and was known to liaro had onJy 30 cents In his pockets Upon hie falluro to return friends alarmed by knowledge of unexplained dentils on the border began a private soared later they notified authorities anri eventually the United States gov ernment ordered the hundreds or pa trol and immigration officers along the Tlio Grande to jofn the hunt EDITORS HAVE GRIME REMEDY Speed Up CourtsElect Honest Officials Are Recommended CHICAGO Fob ID for Chicagos crime wero suggested in abundance today by members of tlie Inland Press association Speed up the courts swift antl nn vcre punishment for gangsters off the flow oC liquor into the United SUUos elect lioncst officials and edu cate the public to tho dangers of pal ronizlng bootleggers worn some ot this prescription tendered A radical step waa offered by AViiJ V Tufford oc Clinton Town Iffilancc committees will do tht where officials cant or wont no declared I lived lor three years on the fron tier In Colorado and never once locked j my door Never hirt anything stolen j The man J worked for ivns chairman of the vlsrilancr committee G Goidthwiiite editor or I he Daily NewsRcpublicnn at Boono To wa put t li fi hi am o on tho courts witli their Delays niuj acquittals Many of the members n greed wilh CMouph G rites liustnesrt mnnngcr the Superior Wis Telegram nn Io he tvonlrj lo If confronted In hi town with a situation likethat in Chl governmciit bureau morning ajTcerIowa shivered another cold nlghi The forecasters said the mercury would riso this nfternoon so down again tonight and then rise tor cer tain Into Wednesday Mtison Citys report of IS below was the lowest received hero this morning Charles City registered ll bo low witl Sioux City S below Dos Mohicn 4 be low Dubqciue 1 and Davcnporl and Kcokuk zero Wiiuls Due CHICAGO Jeb 10 cold enveloping Uio mlddlowcst con ilnued today but government forecast ers predicted relieE by Thursday Higher tcinporatures in Alaska and Canada aro expected Lo warnvup tlie ice blasts comingfrom that direction the last days In tlif incaiitiniR north central status suffered zero and subzero weather with snow heavy enough in Mimieso ta and North Dakota to block roads At International Falls Allnn it wai S below zero As Tar aoutli as Chi readings were expected to continue today Towns Still Cut Off BURANGO Colo Feb 30 riffiner snow storm Animus i jon had caused suspension today of tho efforts of section crews to cut thru snow sliflca to the isolated set tlements of SU vert on and Eureka whose 1500 inhabitants are suffer inpr front a food shortage A telephone message fiom Silver ton tins morning snkl tlurokas supfly of meat bread butter and eggs hnd been exhausted for two clays and that other provisions were low Sjlverton had cry llttlo meat aiitJ no butter or who hoped the seventieth Chica go police force was called in for rjuos in the gang massacreinvesti gation today Kach asked wcvc you last Thursday morning between 10 arid I oclock11 That was tho hour in which seven of Cieorgc ttuss Tilorans men were lined in a North Clark glixct and slain States Attorney John A Swanson issued the order for questioning of the policemen Most witnesses have mentioned liiil the slnyois were a detective Ian rcciu squad car fievoral said tliat TWO CONFIRMED DKS MOINUS Keb seniUe unanimously con Clincd tho anpotnlment ot S 1 Galvin Hampton to the stale board oE education tO succeed Claude Porter resigned Gal vin is and oC thcSlieKielclBHrk npi THo Tlio scnntc Kite yoslcrday aTsrt conTirnied tic appointment of Anderson JJamoiiJ ban Tier flfrrrtor tu tiko tJio Jrtco of iho late P7 tec report TOL in Jo fin He TIOS pone rncnt The fotvew rircum rotiled his hy Kainfngr approvaJ LS Pulterson atirt T on contitho of i motion to Jiiisp lake It nil ij soon Sonntor T LO Morn o congrcas would not end without a Ic bato between those tuo inEghty ora tors HeeJ of Missouri and Borah of j Idaho have had their wish i Oho two gavo the contiovcrsinl sub ject ot proiiibitJon nn aicing yesterdny Ueforo a gallery that took all be ts and standing room and an iclon of tho renown of the speakers could bo gained from tho thjat almost he Cull membership of tiie senate heard tho clash The anticlimax came after the FpGeohcs linrt ended Senator Kccd threatened Saturday to make public TURN TO 1MGK 8 COI r Permission Is Given to Wife Family Berlin Expects Former Wai Leader to Be Admitted Also was his solution liriefest or all by Lake Mills National IAKK Ml MS Feb Utirclxisk Ilio First Xatlonat hank adviwxi lhat mulhcr in per ilivl donrt ttill soon hu issued to theLlcposi IOIH oC that lianlt The clicirlis liavo bcrn went to to Io Tpjiio tho comptroller of iijfj by urrency It is ex hat they win ret tinted to Mills for ilislrlhulion Hie first of Mnrclt ot tho rive rmn n tho automobile nor TURN TO 1AOK COI I Witness Says He Was Beaten While Prisoner Albert Lea Sheriff Now Sus pended Accused at Hearing ALLtUKT lHA Lunttbcirg hue man fur the Inlti state Iuwer cumpany aL Aider t Lvit told an amazing stoiy of cruelty lutcl sufCciinj at the hands of the cnclcrl SberECr Jnmes Ottesoit while Lundbcrg was confined in the jai1 luring tho Impeachment hearing uf tho former officer here yesterday nf tcrnoon The witness who proved to bo yne of tho most sensational of tho hear ins aaid tiiat the suspended sheriff knocked him down beat him and otherwise mistreated him while he confined in the jail lAinclberg IJTLM filed a oOtiD damisft suit asainst jOtteson for injurics wiiich he says he iecclved nt the JiUtcrs hands ilso stated in court yes terday hat the former officer had threatened his Ufc with a revolver rnd that he refused for a time to sum mon medical aid after causing1 his in juries Tho hearing to remove the Albert fxwi sheriff came after a petition Jind born 8Jgned by several local business men and forwarded to the governor who on tlicir rccomnionrtntton Ktts dtlosnn ilurLnpr tio trial Tnr is to drtornifnn or perininenl susponainn is in Feb 19 ninlcrstiKx that the icrnian RUV crnmcut nlrendy has Rnniteil per mission io iMndHiue her cliildren to enter Genitnny There is also every reason to be lieve that itwill decide tn allow Leon Trotzhy to reside in icr many BERLIN Feb 30 The question whether Lieon Trotzky deposed soviet war chief might spend his dnys of ovilo from Kuisii In Cfccmnny wag squarely before tlie Jerninn cabinet to Tho iicarinc1 HIS luijtmrncd until Paul president oT tlio HeiLh yrstcrdiy Io permit Iho OcfnnSc to n ycr5terdiy icnelvcd tho mcs procwrn froni out of town sage from Jern subnib of Conatnnf Lllloplc Refcrrins your memo reichstaK on Feb 2 1 re coiusiilato here Io jjiva pcrmiaHion in question LtlON TKOTXKV Tlie wtu to n speech of j President toclc in whioli hu said i rnnrf As flo Uante It j Inttrrson imiiinliTtrly piitticd Iho floor upon hia return and whip lirtncl by and bPinK nl by voiro vole tho privUrsc of boltl injc the floor as lung ns ho il Jhat ais loni is lie wislird be eovcia itays was incliculoil when TttUcrrtun in his opening romarltK dt t will rirst lake Uio tax tion up in n gentMal wny ami gel ilown lo details Intrr Iti the week Jfe tlion laviiulicd into an oxpotiltlon oC ho slate ol tlio treasury dccliirinn lhat bciauso ilu stnto bnlanco next Inly 1 wilt b vcduwM io an iliOJOOOf it will be necessary lolcvy j mUntional taxes Io tale cure of anlicl patrd iiuveased An tax would remove necessity fir I an atTHinontod property levy lie said I It was hrlinvtd lhat TJUltjrsuns in 1 lotitioji was 1o hold bis bill before until tlio house roach PS era lion rf cumpanicm o morrow niosiiiiip at 10 a m No Chance fur senators takmi a Icadins in seeking indefinite pastponement of the income tav F M of county VV H Haird Iottawaltainle and D L of Tape anil others set about while Patterson wns talkln to find a mean a of shutting off proclaimed filibuster No immediate prospect of closing on the Kossuth income en thusiast was seen the body by itn COItMX TURN TO IAiiK iai sPCovi iI Prince of Wales Is Kiucst ronnan hxpected to Visit Canada in Near Future AInsi Yoit know Ks i Rivoutsir lellllnn nf apliroxlnialcly J3100U This tor 1C it needed n ir rwil slsmip to will bo llin tliinl HI Tcicent ilivlJont mnlce it srcm paid ly tlin defunct First National Sm Triliune bmil Tho Iivirlnd ivill mean lit nn Intorniption Ijy iiio Fob 10 visit first others full civic rl to crlisipa some 5 fnii section of llto Mrlt loday the Tvince of he intfiulfd to en day wo ahull grant free asylum licicjilcavor to visit CinnJi ngain in the in Germany Io Mr TroUky near future AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Jane always winds up by sayin we oughtnt to believe evil until we know but she gives all the horrible details first ;