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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 27, 1928, Mason City, Iowa u r IOWA WEATHER Palitonight and Tuesday not much change in temperature AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER CCPy NorthIowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the Home ASSOCIATED PRKSS USASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FEB UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 121 CONFESS MAIL LANE PLUNGED ITO OCEAN ON FLORIDA Air Flivver Washed Ashore M rooks Comb Beach for Trace of Miss ing Flyer SEBASTIAN Feb 27 The fclantlo ocean today gavs up the ecked flivver Ford plane which down off Melbourne with Harry Saturday night but the body aviator has not been found yVrhe plane was washed ashore near Cre today In a battered condition It discovered by a policeman patrol Vjrjf the beach I Vho safety strap which Ford offl said Brooks had attached to him j 9 before leaving Titusville was un This indicated to the res that Brooks realizing the dan y when his plane nose dived to the had attempted to free himself or S the force the waves had fovced strap apart causing the body to it Planes Aid in Search pie plane was loaded on a truck it brot Into Sebastian Ford offi said It would be sent to Jack ille The search for Brooks body inued with airplanes looking over ssea coasts and beaches and boats gelled the sea Motorcycle Lficcrs the beaches The sea which boats from going to the fed plans yesterday continued ihls morning n of the strap by which yas said to have fastened him plane when he left Titus Senators Are Shocked by Mine Squalor ommittee Declares Condi tions a Blotch on INDIANA Feb 3escribing conditions in the Pitts burgh coal belt as a blotch upon Vmerican civilization the senate In erstate commerce subcommittee here oday issued a statement declaring the Industrial war affected the entire nation The committeemen who came here yesterday from Pittsburgh and spent today making a survey of local coal camps and mines asserted that a remedy must bo found to relieve the shocking conditions uncovered on their tour of the Pittsburgh district committee includes senators 3ooding Idaho chairman Wagner York Wheeler Montana and ine Oklahoma The statement fol fuselagb riiaU lining the Ible means ot de fate Im d however hehad free himself be the piano folk Expect Tide to Bring Body lost total demolition of tho body plane obliterated any other In ion which might have been found actions before or after the search for Brooks body went fare with vigor fishermen fami h such matters ventured the ion that it should bebrot in by this afternoon if ever ley said that If the body did not ashore by high tide at 3 oclock iUfh afternoon It probably never would pi Tlilnli Brooks Escaped Jjlrooka apparently freed himself im the planejust before or after it fdj tho water in the opinion of Ken Flusher Melbourne who dlscov 1 fA tho plane He said It had apparently been left the Preceding tide and was lying m t alde down on the beach clear of the fter Some of the instruments were rising he said ojThe safety straps were loose as if jeby had been unbuckled by the pilol jdL free himself from the sa IjrfKTMiei Ko TllSher lia1 becn emPoyed by th representative of the 1Vn itor company to patrol the beach by torcyclc he GlobeGazette Its Readers on Care of Pets Give your pets plenty Of room fig cages are best for canaries and Carrots large aquaria for goldfish vutdoor exercise for dogs fresh can air and clean sleeping quar jrs for all pets qOur Washington information bu f llls a new booklet on Care of ietr3 wnloh Gives expert advice on t o housing reeding batliing brced and health of all sorts of do pets deal with the care ot cats canaries parrots plg goldfish rabbits guinea pigs hmld other netsThe health com f rt and value of your pet is worth careful knowledge and atten Will Rogers OMAHA Feb been prowling around up In this country with the farmers They have about given up hope of get ting farm relief and have decided to fertilize instead Yours WILL ROGERS P Harry Brooks was not lost A fine boy and a great pilot reader may obtain a copy for lt cents postage and handling cost lielow Director The IMnson City RIobeGazetto Information Riirenu SentWashington C i I enclose herewith Gcents in stamps or coin for a copy of the booklet CARE OF PETS Name Th Street ty Slntc LOS ANGELES IS SOUTH OF CUBA ON CANAL TRIP Dirigible Is Expected to Reach Panama by 10 OClock WASHINGTON Feb Sailing over southern waters In her nonstop flight from Lakehurst N to the Panama Canal Zone the ah shlp Los Angeles reported to the navy department at oclock eastern standard time today that she was three miles off South Negril Point Jamaica This would place the big ship 612 miles from her destination She took the air at Lakehurst at oclock yesterday morning and so far as re ports given out by the navy have shown tile trip has been uneventful From the south of Cuba to the Island of Jamaica theLos Angeles made an average of 50 statute miles per hour Having 612 miles to she would arrive at her destination about 10 oclock tonTght at the same rate of speed It was pointed out however that shemight bo aided by trade winds which exist in the striketorn coal regions of the Pitts jurgh district are a blotch upon Amer can civilization It Ja inconcelvsible that such squalor suffering misery ind distress should be tolerated In the heart of one of tho richest industrial centers of the world The committee found men women and children living in hovels which ire more unsanitary than a modern swine pen They are breeding places lor sickness and crime They constitute fertile fields for the sower of communism and other doctrines which teach the overthrow of the American government Indus trial leaders of America cannot permit such conditions to continue Tho dispute In tho Pittsburgh soft coal fields is more than a local fight between a union and a group of coal operators It is an industrial war that affects tho entire nation Must Find Remedy A remedy must 1x5 found to relieve the shocking conditions which the committee found In Its first hand sur vey in the coal mines and Todays statement was the first formal expression from the senators since they began the survey of the coal regions last Thursday Making this city home of Gov John S Fisher their base the committee today heard hoth sides of the wage dispute in the central Pennsylvania fields The senators visited several mines and conferred with an equal number operators and union offi cials IS TRIP WASHINGTON Feb Attempting her longest Journey sine she was flown from Germany as the ZR3 tho dirigible Los Angeles was poking her silvery nose toward Cuba early on a nonstop training toFienci field Canal Zone The big lighter than air craft tool off from her New Jersey station a Sunday morning and nearly 1 hours later she reported to the navj department that she had passed over British Bahamas about mid way on tho approximately mile course to Panama If sho maintains her present rate o better than 50 miles an hour it ij estimated she should reach her aestl nation around 8 oclock tonight First Canal Trip The flight is the first attempted nonstop voyage of a craft of Its Icint to the Canal Zone altho two years ago the 058 foot Germanbuilt dirigible flow to Porto Rico The nonmilitary craft Is In charge of Lieut Commander Charles S Ros TURN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 1 WHERE TRAIN ROBBERS GOT LOOT B TEACHER TELLS OF EXPLO Central press telcphoto of spot nt Evergreen park on the south western outskirts of train robbers held up a Grand Trunk railroad tram dynamited tile postal cnr sate and mado off with payroll money destined for outlying plants Upper in sert is of cliiet eyewitness Fred Hurtmeyer and lower Insert is of oilier witnesses Henry Workman Richard Adcnut and Henry Graefcn who police believe wilt be able to Identify ho bandits Thig picturo vaa taken shortly after theholdup which was the scene of a similar lioldup in 192G MOSTOFIOWANS ARE FOR LQWDEN TwoThirds of County Con ventions Behind Former Illinois Governor DES MOIXES Feb proximntely twothirds of the repub lican county conventions In the state which elected delegates to the state party convention March 7 Instructed them to support Frank O Lowden former Illinois governor for the re publican presidential nomination IjOwden delegates In the state con vention will number nearly of the delegates elected Many the counties which did not instruct for txiwdcn ndontrd resolutions In his be half Hoover sentiment In the state vention wtll be expressed thru Du buquei 20 republican delegates pledged for him hy the county convention Mnn county Indorsed Mr Hoover but did not Instruct its delegates for him The state convention will have the task of naming seven delegates at large to the national party convention it Kansas CHy District meetings held in advance of the stale conven tion will nominate two delegates from congressional district and the slate convention will approve he list us HUNTS FATHER TOTAKESTAND Defense Seeks to Show Dom inance of Hickman Over Pal LOS ANGELES Feb Defense counsel and prosecution at torneys in the dual murder trial of William Edward Hickman ami Welby Hunt today planned a final effort to impress their respective ideas of a proper verdict on the minds of the jury of six men and six women Possibility of the completion of tes timony and arguments by counsel to day was foreseen Testimony of the Hunts father and son remained to he completed The elder Hunt was to take thestand as a character witness for his son as part of an effort by DefenseAttorney A Gray show that Hunt had led a model life except when under the alleged dominance of Hickman Legal squabbles that featured lasl weeks sessions q were expected to break out anew should Gllrner carry out his plan of attempting to show that Hickman forced Hunt to accom pany him on tiie robbing excursions that finally ended In the fatal shooting of C Ivy Toms a Rosehlll druggist in his drug store a year ago last Christmas eve PLYMOUTH GIRL BESPSPEIH Lands First in Both Oral and Written Contests Con ducted Here Gcrro Gorcio countys champion speller among eighth grade pupils is Jlias Royce McConnell Plymouth 13 year old daughter of Mrs Nellie Mc Connell Winning first in both the oral and written divisions of the con test the young champion will partici pate in the Interstate meet at Mitchell S April 27 Caroline Wilkinson TJock Falls lost to Miss McConnell when she mis spelled theword She won undisputed right to second honors when sho defeated Mlas Wllma Cole man Rockwell who had finished sec ond In tho written division in a dual between tho two second place winners Goes to State Meet The state meet conducted by the Des Moines Register In Des Molnes April 20 will be attended by Miss Wilkinson It Is possible that Miss Coleman too may go to tho Mitchell meet In which eight states will be compptlng Approximately 60 schools were rep resented at tho meet which was con ducted at the courthouse Saturday afternoon under tha direction of R W Eaton Omulm author ot the Blue Oral tests were conducted first and pupils being given one opportunity to spell the wonj Then came the written test with 30words being given at a time bradually the field narrowed down to Miss McConnell and Misa Coleman Words Become Harder Four times did Director Eaton pro nounce tha list of ten words and as many times did the judges rule them as without error Slowly the list be came more difficult and spectators be gan to shake their heads and to doubt if they could successfully mako tha proper combination of letters them selves Slowly torturlngly it seemed to the waiting pair tho Judges pondered over the sheets of paper Then Mr Baton made known that Miss McConnel hart been successful The final list or words follows suggestions polygon uncomfortably sentiments unchange TITRN TO PAGE 13 COLUMN 1 Men Held at Fairmont on Suspicion of Being Indiana Killers Released FAIRMONT Fob two suspects taken into custody last week by Sheriff Jorgenson proved not to bo the men wanted in Indiana The men who are held are Leo Romlne and Harold Padlock Tho two hoys gave accurate ac count of themselves to tho authori ties as to where they had been They have been released by tho sheriff Two Fairmont men Bigsby and Thomas who were heM last week at Jackson have also been released LITTLE HOPE IS Iowa Speaker of House Part ly Paralyzed in Eldora Hospital ELDORA Feb V Carter speaker of tbo Iowa house ot representatives passed a restful night according to word received from the hospital where ho is critically 111 following a paralytic stroko suffered Saturday afternoon when he arose to address tho county repubican conven tion His entire left side Is paralyzed and physicians have said they doubted If ho would recover Friends of Mr Carter say lie has been overworking Ho has been cam paigning for F F Norrls of New Providence who seeks to succeed Mr Carter In the state legislature Jlr Carter now in his fourth term does not seek reelection Mr Carter suffered an attack of apoplexy several months ago and the resulting weakness was complicated by other ailments and hy his tendency to IM too liberal with his strength ola Bradford Tells Jury Hiram Reed Promised to Marry Her OTTAWA Feb Bradford her scarred face flushed ith excitement took tho witness land hero today at tho trial of Hirnm teed charged with bombing he Pleas ant Valley school house to tell of the xplosion which nearly took her lift ast December Miss Bradford spoke in a voice so ow that those sitting a few feet awaj uul tronhlo hearing her The cour was jammed Young liecd whom the state charges vlth putting dynamite in tho stove of he school where hto sweetheart aught came into court 15 minutet ate Ho did not look In thu diroutior of the girl heonce promised to marrj localise ot her approaching mother lOOCl Mother Stares at Girl As Misa Bradford took tho stunt Hirmirs mother clinchcil her hand and stared at the girl Preceding JMiss Bradford Howard Clegg her brolhorInliuv testified as to the explosion Miss Bradford after the first few minutes appeared to gain complete control of herself Sho described how Into on the night oC Oct 21 sho and Hiram went to the Pleasant Valley schoolhouso to get some pencils and other material from iber itesK with a Keyring was WrrJ she said and aftei theViVers in the school loonimade a cursory examina tion of tho stove Which Infer exploded when Miss Bradford tried to start n f i re Spoko About Marriage Sho said Hirnm saw her two before Thanksgiving and asked her if sho Iiarl any dato in mind for their marriage She told him that it ought to be soon and the place should ha out of tlio territory of lie newspaper thpd families reurt Tho young farmer and TUItN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN I FOR LINDYS MOTHER A lifo membership in tho Na tional Educational association ac companied by a modal shown above vrUl ho presented to Mrs Evuieelina LiudlMrgh Detroit II er as tho of that orffHiifxntion at itfl tiin In Boston this week RJTni Lindbergh readied Hosttm hy mr rtlano from Detroit THIRTY PERSONS TURNED OVERTO OFFICIALS Only 25 of Loot Is Recovered 6 Women Implicated CHICAGO Fob 27 Twentyfour men and six women nrrestcd by the police as implicat ed in the Grand Trunk mail rain robbery last Saturday were turned over to K P dldrlch chiof inspector today Four others were sought Only two of the men lind con fossed nctiinl participation in the lioldup anil lily of the loot had been recovered Aldrich said Tlio men and women were or dered loileed In county jailn in nearby comities Aldrich said he infenrlcd to seek indictments to day or tomorrow CHICAGO Fab tv ay announced tho solution of the mail train robbery at Ever reen Park Saturday morning the rrest oc five of the seven banditi and ho recovery of a large part of tha tolen money William OConnor deputy commls loner of police after spending most f the night on the case said he would urn over to the postal Inspectors for prosecution these Ijimpy Charllo at tome was found ana in jonds William Donovan whom police plotted tho robbery with Cleaver William Carmody Angelo Francisco and Joseph Lamm the latter pro prietor of a poolrom where members of tha gang were to have gath ered Has Two Confemiong The deputy Denies Radio Use in Motor Without Fuel Report 35 Killed in Italian Theater Fire LONDON Feb es to London by the Rome correspond ent of tho Exchange Telegraph say that 35 persons are reported to have died and many to have heen injured In a firo in a motion picturo theater at Treviso Ventia The dispatch stated that the prefect ot the province was Injured while on his way to the scene In a motor car and that his chauffeur was so Imdly hurt he was believed to be dying ENVOY IS DC AC Ambassador to England Suc cumbs Tried to Avert World War Feb Charles Max Llchnowsky who was Gorman ambassador nt London when the world war broke out In 1014 Is dead As ambassador at that tlmo he took an opposing position to his gov ernments policy Prince Llchnowsky died this morn Ing at his estate in Silesia He wns born March 8 I860 and was tho lasl imperial ambassador at Liondon where he tried until tha last moment to avert the World war He entered the diplo matic service In 1SS4 especially cn Joying the confidence ot Chancellor Von Buelow Llchnowsky accepted the London post In 1912 In the hope of bringing about an AngloAmerican understand ing In which task his wife who stood in special favor with King George assisted him He wrote a confidential brochure during tho war asserting that the German foreign office had failed to support him This fell into tho hands ot tho allies who made much capital of it prince then retired and de voted himself to tho management of his numerous estates He recently completed his memoirs Head of Motor Vehicle De partment Resigns State Office DE3 JrOlNKS Feb W IT Colludny Kiiprrintondont of the motor vehicle dojiartment of thi secre tary of ho stnto has filed with the secretary nf stale his rcniKiirition fectivo iin ot thu ilalo ho SUM liotidoil hy the secretary of Slate tec O Kiiuisny A report of nn investigation of the chauffeur license division of tho de partment concluded by ilia stato budg et department and the state bureau of invcstisifihjn ivas filetl with the at torney general today and disclosed discrepancies of In the ac counls of the chauffeur license divi sion over which Mr Colladay had charge This a mount was paid today by Mr Colladay to tho motor vehicle lepartment The report discloses that the tnves lpatlon is completed so far as tho of Ice records nro concerned but will bo continued for tho purposo ot dis closing if possible nny olher errors or Irregularities not evident by the rec ords Mr Collndays resignation prohahly will bo accepted Mr Smith secretivy Girls to Glvo Operetta Feh girls glee club of the local lush school will present tho opcretln In in tho hank hall on Friday ninht There are eight characters in the cast V Hendershot Says His Inven tion Resulted From Experi ments With Compass Fob T ester f 2f year otl Yout KliziLbelh inventor whose llesH motor lias gained tiio intercs f Cul Charles A Lindbergh and thors prominent in the aviation wants the humbug eliminates torn reports on hia Invention wliicl dovolopod while experimenting on n Io jjroduco an improved corn Make it rloar to tho h aid in commenting on Htories giving irioiis o creation tiiat radio anil iUj allied phenomena avo nothing to do with my motor The foicn that turns my motuiI ho same force that pulls tho noedl f a compass there 1 lOthliiK mysterious about Sought In Improve Compass Ifendershot sale that when he tool tp aviation three years ago he dlF ovcrcd that the ultimate develor mcnt of nvlatlon depended largel ipori tho discovery or Invention of ai bsolutely true and reliable compass TUKN TO PAGK 12 5 of stale not indicatn today whu tho successor might bo Greens Confirmation to Federal Bench Is Delayed by Montanan IVb tho request of senator Walsh demo crat Montana the nomination of Hep rcsenlativo Groon ropuhlican Iowa t ho a mehcr of tho court nf flalms n w York was referred to a senate judiciary sulbeommittee This is not an unusual course fo but ordinarily tliose n members of congress nro prom pi lj confiredm iiulrsa obppiHion is or a protest Indproil with the commit tor Xo protest boon made in thl case Senator Waterman Colorado 1 chairman of the an tho otlior momhors arc publican Oregon and Walsh Mun tana Our Weather Man recent robberies the Bavenswobd Na tional hnnlc holdup Jn which was taken and tlia holdup of Joseph Fekete mortgage banker Feketa partly Identified Cleaver Cnrmody and Francisco as the men wlio robbed him Feb 3 Bonds fount at Cleavers homo were Identified as liav ins been taken from tho Fekclo bank The deputy police commissioner who his been in octlvo charge of tha nvcstlgatlon from the moment word was received that tho Grand Trunk rnln carrying payroll money to Hai vey had been held up dltl not reveal the exact amount of monc recovered Part of Mniiey RecovcrecT It is a great deal moro than tho wo found In Cleavers 10 said hut the exact sum will not o announced until We have completed our Ho would not discuss tho poltcs re port a raid on the far south slda early today in which threo women were arrested had led to the finding of of tho stolon money Aro rnhbery In police records wns moro carefully planned or executed than this OConnor said A toy train having tho nnniB num ler or cars as tho train that wns to ie robbed was used by members of tho samr pprfect every Knrh man was lrilleil lu tho part ho would tako In tho holdup Had nxlraRxplosives Bo forpslKbtod woio tlie robhers that they had planted a cache of dynamlto under tho platform of the lonely St Mavia station In Evergreen park to hn used If the carried by tho men proved Inadequate for blow ing open the mall car door and safe The cache was found last night by members of the bomb squad Tho division of the loot took place shortly after tho robbery police learned There were seven shares of each The extra ho Donovan and Cleaver confessions were FRX TO PAGK 13 COLUMN t wenthor figures for 24 mmperiod ending at 7 SOoclock a in Monday Highest Sunday 3 above IxiwiHt in 19 above a lil above For like period ending at oclock a m Kunday Iliichest above west in 11 above 1ho icy glare linen adding a Uo motoring on Nodi Iowas roads fiV almost a week took he count when ho mcr cury ascended 7 tsvpos alxivo tlie melting point lixuim ill shaded places both ico and vanished Monday dnwurd wllli pros fnr otiiiiillniT or 4irpaaing Ihe maximum ofSunchcy AUNT HET By Robert Guillen Mv n o I i n n is Ilin Marys linndiivovci exor cises would do licr n sight morn gootl if sho loo stuck up lo do her bondiii over a wnsh Inlj ;