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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 22, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY F I N A L1 EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPOHT MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY FEBRUARY 22 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 117 ARMIES FIGHT OVER SHANTUNG AUTO USED IN MASSACRE HAS BEEN LOCATED Arrests Follow Quickly Chicagos Hunt for Killers in Peterson Joice Fugi on Way to Jail TALKS TO IOWANS Feb 22 killers car used in last weeks gang mas lias been found police said to day in a garage not three miles from the scene oC multiple murder Efforts to destroy it led to tho dis covery for an acetylene torch used to cut thru the steel framo ignite tlie garage Firemen finding the machine called police and police alter a care ful survey including the jihotosrrapn Ing of fingerprints inside the garage nnd on parts oE the car believed them selves near solution of the worst sang outrage in Chicago history Early today Deputy Police Commis sioner John Stege said There is good reason to believe the Moran murders will be cleared up within a few hours Arresls Came Quickly Avresls followed nulekly after police established to their own satisfaction the Identity of the automobile Half n dozen hart been made by midnight and shortly heforo dawn a squad went out on a secret mission which Lieut William Cusack snuad leader said would solve tho slayings Police Commissioner Russells sweeping command for a search of all garages or other buildings fronting on alleys probably urompted the hur ried effort to destroy the motor car commissioners order was directed rlmariiy at mopping up tho citys supply much of which Is toe Id to ha stored in garages or other Will Rogers NEW YORK Feb ingtons birthday bear the political speechesdelivered under the guise ot b e i n e ad dresses on Wasb ington They will start out by say Ing that Its the birthday of our Cirst presi dent had he lived to see the I r n 11 a ot the sroat republican p t y As a matter of feet t h e r a was nt any republicans In Washingtons WILL ROGERS day No r e p u b 11 cans no boll weevil no income tax no cover charge no disarmament conferences no luncheon clubs no stop lights no static no head winds Liquor was a companion and not a problem No margins no ticket speculators no golf pants or Scotch Jokes and Tom hadnt yet read about tho iniquities ot Rome Sir lord living In those times who wouldnt be great Yours WILL Copyright 1920 WASHINGTONS HOME CATHEDRAL HE VISIONED CONTINUE DRIVE an Jjlllers Lllte Police Car Tlie machine was a 192Smode tour ins ear oC the type used by mobile squads ot the police department It was found almost completely dis mantled with Identifying marks re moved with two wheels oft anil with parts of the body burned or cut away by a hacksaw and acetylene torch which were found in the garage A rmall siren such as Is used on police cars was found nearby The tires all ni ew bad been stripped from the rims The radiator had been taken off anfi was standing against the wall A gray fedora hat and a lAieger au tomatic pistol were found in the gar age The owner of the garage located In the heart of Little Sicily is Leo Toppet who operates a grocery store TURN TO FACE 2 COLUMN 3 IN NORTH IOWA Number of Main Roads Closed by Last Storm COUNTY EXGINEEEl R E ROB JSHTSOX and his assistants con tnlued their drive against tho snow drifts Friday using both the countj plowe and a blower plow supplied hi the state highway commission At the office ot the highway com mission engineer It was stated the Jet ferson highway was the only roa fe HELGEN QUITS WALDORF JOB Junior College President Would Join St Olaf Employ FOREST CITY Feb C B Helgen Waldorf Junior col lege has sent his resignation In to the board ot trustees who will act upon it March 4 If his resignation Is accepted by the board Mr Helgen will take an offer to act as contact agent for St Olaf college Northfield Minn MAN FOUND IN TEXAS ACCUSED IN BANK HOLDUP Northwood Sheriff Gets Jail Breaker for North Dakota Officers VORTHWOOD Feb County At torney O J received a telegram yesterday from A K neth bhcritt of Worth county stat ing that he left El Paso Wednesday night and waa returning with C Peterson Worth county JailbreaKcr who bail been taken by El Paso au thorities O T GullicUsoil former sheriff of Worth county accompanied him as deputy IDENTIFY PICTURE IACL V McNLTT The national rmmmiiulcr nf Ifio Aivtcricaii Fusion Vaul V McNutt above is Hie scalier at the louii mm ma in Dfcs iMoIncH now in Fob Fish at cndunt at the Schoet oil station winch was robbed by men 10 days after robbers had held up the bank al Hague N Dtxk recognized Iho pic ture oi Peterson in Globe na that ot one ot tbc men who robbed him His jvidKmcnt was substanUaied by Otto Boening ami Franz TUlnAborE vviio ivcro with him at Uictime and Flsli wove forced into tho NAVAL EXPENSE BILL SURE TO GET BY SENATE cash register was rifled These Osage men believe that the man wlio accompanied Peterson was These tworaen are believed to be the robbers oC the Hague bank Top photo a most recent vioiv ot Mount Vernon homo of GcorKe Washington nntinns first prcsidcnl at Alexandria Vn Below Washlncton Cathedral at ns It will look when completed The clmrcli is now visited liy more him 275000 pelsons unnunlly and the vision of it was Included in Washingtons plans lor the capital city McNutt Talks to Assembly Cruisev Foes Unsuccessful in Keeping Measure Floor From IOWA FORECAST Mosfly far Friday night ami Saltinlar rising temperatures LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock a in Friday Highest Thursday IS Above Lowest in Night 15 Below At S A HI Friday 33 Beloiv t After a night ot comparative warmth the mercury did a tailspln Thursday night reaching 15 below early Friday morning In other wln tors tills would be counted IrlKld but this year its just another niKht open in both directions from Maso City Friday jrtornlner Plows were ou both in Floyd and Hancock as well i In Cerro Gordo county making certain that No IS would ba ope thrus this section of the state by Fr day afternoon No 15 from Garner to Lake Mills i well as a large part of No 9 reported closed Wind Works Havoc A persistent west wind Thursday afternoon worked havoc with the re cent efforts of snow plows on the iiorlh and south east nnd west highways piling up drifts from a few feet to a half mile in length and ranging in depth from one to 15 feet The JT and St L railroad fared the worst In this onslaught of the weatherman bavins a passenger train stuck in a halfmile drift all i afternoon near Rockwell where ft snow plow bucked the lengthy snow banl until 7 p m before clearing tho track so the train could reacli Mason City Today however all trains on the St and St L are running on tho usual schedule with few exceptions A few of the Chicago Rock Island and Pacific Chicago and Northwest ern and Chicago Great Western trains are reported as much ns an hour late hut thn greater number of trains on LIicso roads are running on time or only a few minutes late Highway No 65 Open The Chicago Jlilwauken and St Paul railroad prolxihly lias suffered the least on account of snow only one train being reported as much as 20 minutes late Others were on time or nearly on time The use of snow plows Thursday afternoon nnd Friday mornins have HOUSE PASSES TAX MEASURE Ferret Bill Now Goes to Governor for His Signature By I C KAKTACK Associnted Tress Staff Writer 1ES MOINES Fob 32 ll hriet debate the Iowa houso ot reprc sentatlvos today passed tho Broohins ferret bill amending the present I nss law by adding a provision that the Banks of Allison Join to Form One Strong Institution A rLISOX Feb havo just been completed whereby Allisons two banks the Iowa State Trust and Ravings bank and the State Bank of Allison will be consolidated under the name of the State Bank ot Allison Tho consolidated hank will have resources of atxut S50000 it is said As soon as all the legal nrli tangcrnents have been mado the State bank will tnko over all the resources WASHINGTONS IDEALS CITED Country Should Keep Melt ing Pot Down Says Legion Commander liabilities or bank the Trust and Sav cleared ail tracks of large drifts Kural mall carriers were given rest from the strenuous task of buck ins snowdrifts Friday Washingtons birthday Many would no doubt have tncountered considerable difficulty ii getting around their routes Friday morning after Thursday afternoons strons windbut it Is possible that b Saturday morning several the over the six routes wili be open The largo truck with snow plov attached and with two other smallc trucks to push were out over th main highways Thursday afternoon TURN TO PAGE I COLUMN 5 cost of employing discovery of taxable property may be charged to the kinda benefited The rote was T4 to SO The bill now oes to Governor IlnnuniU for ap roval Hundreds of thousands of dollars in j axable property could be discovered i nnually by employment ot com ctent tax ferrets sponsors of bill aimed The dairy and food committee bill provide n one cent a pound inspcc ton fee on olcomarRorine mado its ap erance In tho house today with a ommittee recommendation for pas iEe A companion lilll already hns been ntrmluced in the senate where Its upon by hances of passage are not so favor ble AsliS Clothing Inspection Representative Tt W Cox of Tay or county introduced a truth in fabI Ics bill requiring the secretary of agriculture to inspect clothing anil I ilankets offered for sale in the stale o determine the percentage of woo t used in the manufacture 1 Repr2Bentvlive Heyburn ti Rut edge of Webster county Introduced bill amending permanent regis tration law to provide that a person who changes his precinct rcsldnnci withln 10 days ot an election may vote in tho precinct where be is registered thus notlosing ills vote Tho Iliitledgo bill further provides that n person registering for election under the permanent registration lav need not reveal bis or her age but j may merely slate the date oC birth 1 ncpivsentatirn 7 K MelntoM of J Muscatinc county Introduced i DES SIOIXKS Feb sou of CJeorge Washington was compare the spirit of the American legion in lovo of country ami loynlty In Americanism by Paul V McNutt na tional commnnder of tho Legion in au address before a joint session of tlu1 legislature hekl In his honor hoi today Today the Ideals that dominat every Item of Legion activities find counterpart in tho life of tho father of our country whose one hundred eightyseventh birthday we observe ho gald In liis farewell address we find his legacy to the American people Jt urges us to follow the highest mo tives In all government affairs Par ticularly does it warn us against plunging Into tlie quarrels of Kuropc and advises earnestly that we should not implicate ourselves by artificial ties in tlie ordinary vicissitudes of her politics Has Decided Iileas Tho American Iegion has very de cided Ideas along that same thot Fore most in current affairs regarding our foreign relations has been the ques tion of adequate national defense and tho sirensthenlmr ntour navy That Karon KhrenfrieJ Von iqueItiull n3 recently been settled by Hucnefeld nnd Col congress at the Legions insistence KOEHL PLANS OCEAN FLIGHT Refuel Methods Used by Question Mark to Be Tried Out Again BERLIN Feb 22 developed by the American plane Quiwtlon Mark will be depended Capt Herman Koehl to make possible a flight from Berlin to New Vork possibly in Tune Friends ot tho cap aln vho with thelate Tamos Fitznmurtac first negotiated a west ward nlr crossing ot tlie north Atlantic nay ho has decided definite KOKIH ly on the flight and select Lisbon the probably will Azorc nnd fterumuda as refueling points I Colonel Fil7maurke and two others as yet unnamed aro expected to tic company htm in what is described as purely nn experimental venture made to ascertain the possibilities of refuel ing on transoceanic commercial TLHX TO VAGE 2 COLUMN C threemotored machine ot the designated us O24 will be used lit c expected the trip will take r0 hours by the passage of the cruiser hill which will bring our navy nt least toward a dignified recognition at the next armanicn1 conference The American Icglon has very de cided ideas on another subject of for eign relations which is now before our ooiwrifss It IN thn subject of Immi gration sny the time has come formally o repudiate the claim of for eign nations t the allegiance of those persons who have becomo nnturillzefl American citizens nnd to say to these nations Hint tho United States of America demands the exclusive al leginnce of every person who claims to bo nil American citizen Tlio American Legion favors lim itation of immigration at least for the TlKN TO IAGE 2 COLUMN 3 SIR ESME LAUDS KELLOGG TREATY British Ambassador Deplores Spirit of Emnity Between Two Countries WASHINGTON Fob 2 Praising the Kellose treaty as an in strument that must weigh heavily tho balance for the cause of pence Kir Howard British am bassador declared today that Gonrpr Washington must eventually prove to be the greatest link in the chain of friendship and common under standing between the United States anil Groat Britain lie wa3 speak ing here In com memoration of tlie nne hundred nlno ly seventh birth lay anniversary Washington to lio lighters of he American Rev olution of the Dis trict of Columbia the Sans oC the American Revolution and the Society of the children of the American inv olution The ambassador deplored any spirit of enmity between tho two nations and criticized those on both sides of the Atlantic wliom lio said enjoy stirring up trouble between us whose lips distill gall and wormwood and whose pens are dipped in vitriol Turning to the Kollogs treaty he denied tlmt tlio nearly GO nations thrtlj huve signed It havo done en without i the Intention keeping their pledge and asserted that the treaty had imilo j tin incalculable difference In world fairs by making it unmoral to fo to war Then projecting himself into an maginary vifilt to Washington at Mount Vcrnon the ambassador pic tured himself rvs observing under romptinK Well seiirial if you wish it I will say tills that I havo noted that in political discussions re garding either domestic or forelsii questions there is L tendency in this country perhaps more them clsowhero to Indulfio in somewhat unmeasured language SIR B3MK MOWAUD WASHINGTON Feb Z1 jioncnts of the cruiser construc tion program havo boon beaten in their efforts to liCCP the naval ap propriation bill from iKing taken up by the senate After vollns yesterday to tiike up Iho hill llio senate aiso rcnclictl an ugicement to nistrict ilebatc on the mCMsnre after p m tiiiiay This svas to moan that tiie naval bill would pass am Hint money provided in it lo begin work on five cruisers during this fiscal year noulil Inhnj moilinlely available Tt was fcaixi that opiiusilion lo tiie bill result in a Iilihuwter but two other threatened filibusters stilt remain to dealt with Senator of Montana has exprccsrd strongopposition lo a provision in llifl Interimdepartment which would Klvc tiie sccretaiy of tlie interior the right to condemn privately owned lands in national parlis Wairtb propelled iv to provide that the secretary would be prohibitid from coniloinnini any priv ato rtwclllnss hotels 01property used ln the parks by religious organizations Kciliilo this but fIic housn liaI ilcided to ask nnotlior con ioiTnie with the senate on tin toction iulatiiis lo tho condemnation of In nils Senator Glads ot Virginia has also given notice of hia disapproval ot the elimination from tho second bill of Iho for prohibition enforcement provided In the now de funct first deficiency bill and some NEW STATE IS THOT OBJECTIVE OF LATEST WAR Christian General Heads Move to Break With Nanking SI1ANCUIAT Feb 22 The ln JLial battle ot the military cam paign by which rebellious Iiopfl to wrest tlie prlzo province Shantung from uutiOEiaUst China he gran this morn LUST Fifteen miles vest of Chefoo tin jiortant northeastern Phmjtung city uyat nationalist troops fought wiCh orces recruited from the revolting jiULison at lAinfiUow nnd oilier points Climfiro roulil ho henrr1 plainly In Chcfoo and before noon wounded bf S arriving in be cityTho veMiH of the battle wag in Uouht SUeuKtltvn Defenses M i while agyressivo metis beingtnkou to strengthen fLMitiCH of ihft city with additional arms nnd troops nriivinfNinety thousand of man do e re d J n Cl i c E ho defenders The lialtlo briuitf mcnL tiegim weeks ago when V 100 soldiers of northern origin at thn garrison at revolted The re volt apparently spread and their forces were augmented Injection oC two of the mosl not able figures in China complicated situation nnd gave it a much serious aspect than was at first ap parent One oC these was Gen TTenp YuHsiansr known as tlie Christian general Is reported massing 30000 troops on the vestern Shantung intended breaking with1 the nationalist govern ment at Nanking1 and deeiarlnsr for nn independent zono In Shantung1 The other figure was Clump1 Tsunpr lang form or war I of Shantung who tho irffiaiotl liis never been ciifHiirPil by tiie If had wsvnjKMl to LinolunK nese territory hut faiM to have Jcft Da re n Untunff Wednesday inI Inncloii lateron tho Shantung coast Intn ruptinii of firilitios nmdo corn uatioH with Shantung dtfricult but from fapaiuye it said thenwas nothing alarming in the sit uation I hns far American nuKslon u c 1m ve loft both and HwangHsirm however Ono aspect of the robe 11 ion which tho first muvnmcnt ot any sizo to at Ibe nationalist povormnettt since tbn fall of PeULnp last year Is Its possible tfffict on flour for were tom nUionu tor to a head a move TlltX TO TAGK I interpreted bis language as meanmc TURN TO rACE COLUMN 1 TAKE WOMEN RUM RUNNERS SON OF WESLEY BANKER KILLED Robert Sherman Electro cuted While Working in Pittsburgh Feb Word was rr crivcsil today tilnt Robert Sherman 4 youngest son of C 1 Sherman presi dent of thoJSxchnngeState bank killed by an accillcntnl electric shock yesterday afternoon In Pittsburgh Pa Sherman hns been employed In Pittsburgh 03 an electrician for time and it was whllo working that lio received the shock which ended his life The body will bo brot to Wesley for burial Duluth S U I Alumni to Observe IowaNight DULUT1I Minn Feb live University of Iowa alumni anri former students will olservti lown night hero Saturday with a haiKpiel atthe Cascade hotel Dr Kny Maync formerly of Greene Iowa la ono of those in charge of uiTnnie inenls being chairman of the invita tion committee Gallons of Alcohol Are Found in Car on Yen j tura Road i HI liisf VeU or Hnuok county ami icputy Hrurt Orr Kopiw a r Mitt rontl irujniim from Vontura Mj Banner Uiis nftcrimon and took 1 j qjillotusof ulcohol from it Tho occui jKints of car LWo rYmn Sioux Kails H Dnk j Thoy woro niut brtora Justice of tit Peace H V Urwl of Iliis afternnnn for v preliminary hearing Ono nf tlio rivft hor lining ns tlie other llrookf County Lyons statffl lUnt tho women undoubtrcUy bo houTKl over to the Krand jury first in Oratnry TVb high school stiKlcnt here first piice in Iho Mitrholl iirit IllId nt St Ansgnr Ti AUNT HET By Robert Quillen wouldnt of gone to Mary Janes funeral but always wanted to see hov shed look if her chin wasn waggin ;