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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 28, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy tonight and Wednes day somewhat colder In west and central portions tonight and In east portion Wednesday AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMftS VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY Noith Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited for Hie Home ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEB UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 122 ME AIRPLANE CARRIER FLYERS MISSING LOS ANGELES IS ON RETURN TRIP 10 HOME PORT Giant Dirigible to Stop for Refueling on Way to Lakehurst WASHINGTON Feb Making her visit to Panama a brlel one the big airship Los Angeles cast again this morning tor another pburney across the Caribbean to Cuba where she will refuel and tako off tc the northward for her homo port at Lakehurst N J While the trip to Panama was a nonstop flight of miles the Jour ney back will bemade in two jumps the first to Guacanayabo bay Cuba where the mother ship Patoka is at apchor Lieut Commander Rosen dahl Informed the navy department to day that hs expected to moor to the Patoka tomorrow alternoon There he will replenish his fuel supplies Los Angeles left France Held lianaina Canal zone at oclock ills mornlns Navy officers expect J4r to encounter strong head winds ir across the sea to Cuba These Dry Leaders Demand Plank in Party Platforms Crowes Aid Forced to Move by Bomb Threats winds were of aid In the Iputhward trip 40 HOURS ON WAY majestically Into the tropics jiterday the big peacetime ship ot navy completed a flight from her kehurst N J hangar to the Canal i aviation field in exactly 40 hours time and marked the first time an air venture had been success irrled put to that territory rip miles In alt also rep nonstop journey uflown airship Patoka at eanayatw and refuel tomorrowthe Los Ajigeles wil tf from thePatoka and head foi ome port Lakehurst N J ith the ship tied up to an 1m ised mast the personnel remained rd during the night ready for an r start i tropical moon offered dim visibll as the Los Angeles approached n over the Caribbean sea The t circled the city twice before ing down A crowd of nearly gathered at the field watchei ji eagerness every movement of the t air craft to make a nonstop m between the United States and Isthmus he dirigible had no trouble in land in the spanking northerly trade A crew of GOO sailors was pres it to assist in mooring the ship to 1 60foot temporary mast which is constructed In the United States ider supervision ofLieut Command C E Rosendahl Had All Kinds of Weather Lieut Commander Rosendahl said at the entire flight was made with eat ease and rough weather encoun fted only twice altho the craft issed thru every kind of v Sidingsnow sleet rains and wind he said demonstrates to feasibility of long flights for the and we experienced no trou in making a nonstop flight from Tork to jj jtffho Los Angeles used about two thirds of Its fuel supply on the jour iy consuming punas VChe cruslng altitude was generally and feet with ryJinum of feet It was neces Aw to nose the dirigible up over the times taignbors in Cuneb Apart1 ment Get Warning to Take CHICAGO Feb jomb threats were revealed today sim ultaneously with the offering tor sale by several Chicago companies of in surance against loss from bomb out rages Four of the six families living n the same apartment building occu pied by Lawrence Cuneo brotherin aw and secretary lo States Attorney showed police the following neatly typewritten warnings We are going to get Larry Cuneo C we have to blow the whole build ing to splinters You had better take a vacation for three or four weeks Dont talk about this note or the bomb ng to friends or the police We havo tapped and if you do youll get another The noto was signed Was Damaged Before The apartment building recently was damaged by a bomb thrown into the hallway and intended police be lieved lor Cuneo It was ono of a sc ries of bombings aimed at city offi cials or persons connected politically with tho administration of Mayor Thompson and the ThompsonCrowe republican organization Police were told that one of the ten ants who received a warning disre garded the injunction against talking about it and discussed it over the tele phone with a neighbor She had hardly hung up she said when her telephone rang and a mans voicetold her to cut it The bombing of the building fol lowed by the threats alarmed most ot the tenants and resulted in a decision by Cuneo to move according to in by the police Out still carting awaj he Cuneo effects yesterday when a sigh as erected on the premises that the partment formerly occupied by Lawrence A Cuneo was for rent Except for the warnings there have been apparent no activities of bomb ers Even the small black powder bombs favorite weapon of racketeers have not been heard for several days Police guards still are maintained however at the homes of several city officials who cither have been threat ened or who already have been the target of bombers pj w jfhc GlobeGazette Booklet on to Housewives a is something that you need 1 icHhe booklet entitled Helps to ijltousewives is really an encyclopedia of ul information tor the house and no matter how efficient may be In your housekeeping find valuable labor and suggestions in this copy will be mailed Immediate cr upon receipt of your name and Enclose four cents in Clamps for return postage and 1 Write today w S Frederic J Hnskin Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Bureau i Washington D C I enclose herewith 4 cenfs in stamps for a copy of the booit l1 let HELPS TO HOUSEWIVES Jtreet 3 UNMOVED AT TRIAL COMMERCIAL HAS NEW DIVIDEND Will Make Total Issued by Local Receivership to 65 Per Cent Judge C JI Kelley Tuesday signed an order permitting the CityCommer cial hank receivership to issue an add tlonal 10 per cent dividend to deposit ors in that institutions This will make the total dividends Issued by the CityCommercial bank 65 per cent The 10 per cent dividend will mean something more than 000 to the depositors it stated by C O Wilkinson examiner In charge Mr Wilkinson stated that the checks will be ready to be mailed in a few days The application for the dividend was presented Judge Kelley by R F Clough attorney for the bank receiv POLICE COURTS GET BLAME FOR CRIME RECORD The testimony of lola Bradford his former swccilieart about tho explosion in her sclioolhouse stove which almost liilJcd her failed to move Hiram Heed above on trial at Ottawa for attempting to Kill the girl Heed is expected to tako the stand in his own defcnso Tuesday or Wednesday so that the case may reach the jury by Thursday ReedToldof School Blast State Witnesses Relate How Youth Described Placing Dynamite Sticks OTTAWA Feb Hiram Reed admitted placingone and a half sticks of dynamite in the Pleas ant Valley schoolhouso stove state witnesses testified today at tho trial ership Candidates with a double their names are considered in lucky Frlnstance Roosevelt Coolidge Hoov the Journal of tho young farmer charged with responsibility for tho explosion that nearly killed his sweetheart lola Bradford The testimony was given in the ab sence of the jury in order that Judge Frank Hayes might rule on its admiss ibility Tho state attempted yesterday to introduce one of tho confessions made by young Reed Defense Objects to Confession Tho defense contended that that particular confession did not contain the immunity clauses of the first one and for that reason was not admiss ible The state today thru members of tJio states attorneys staff and that of the sheriff sought to bring in the confession in a different manner Sheriff Floyd Clailv told ot taking Reed to tlio schoolhouse the night of Dec 1 following the explosion Tho sheriff told the judge that no promises of Immunity had been made Heed In ills presence Kccd Showed Officers In the schoolhouse Reed showed the sheriffs party how he had stuffed the dynamite into the top part of the stove Hiram while the states witnesses told their damaging stories sat per fectly quiet never taking his eyes from their faces Leonard Orr a deputy sheriff said Reed admitted to him that he put the dynamite in the stove In an attempt to avoid marriago and ommittee Asks Elimina tion of Politics From Departments NEW YORK Feb ficiency of the police and tho courts IE blamed for this countrys notorious crime record in a report from a sub committee to tho national crime com mission which recommends as ono so lution that police departments be taken out of politics The report summarizes a survey made by tho committee of which Frank O Lowden former governor ol Illinois is chairman It was written by Lr Louis N Robinson Swarth more criminolOEiat and execu tive secretary of the committee Termed Safe Characterizing crime as appearing to be the safest business in which one could the report says that in Buffalo N hut 3 per cent of ar rests are made in proportion to the robberies which have occurred the lowest record oC the nine cities from which statistics were obtained Thh Is compared to SO per cent in Eng land Robbery In Buffalo must be a par Ucularly lucrative calling Dr Robin son said In cases ot manslaughter and mur der only one of the nine cities showei a better record arrests than Eng land where the percentage Is 82 Cleve and has a only Baltimore 68 per cent Statistics are quoted from army In telligence tests given the Cleveland police force to sustain the committees contention that the trouble is In the lack of average Intelligence in the po lice force Committees Suggestions The report makes these recom mendations Take the police force out of politics Reform the bond system and meth ods of legal procedure so as to dc away with the justices of the peace as Detroit has done decrease trials bj jury in minor offenses give more power to the judges require prose cuting attorneys to make yearly re ports of their activities and the rea sons for their actions Extend tho state crime commis sions to make a constant study of tht changing problems of crime and its prevention Gardner Calls Senator Reed Hope of Nation ST JOSEPH Feb Declaring that Senator James A liced has given the people of the United States a life long service former Gov Frederick D Gardner as chairman of the democratic state con Vftntion today championed him as lie locical candidate for the I nomnation Picturing In detail the public life oi tho senator thru 30 yeara activity Gardner pointed to Reed as the one man who could cure the ills of thu national government by leading the democratic party to victory In his tribute to the senators politi cal career the former governor la slated that there is no one in the en tire United States so well equipped to assume the tasks ot crusader who will lead cur great party to The chairman pointed to Reeds de fense of the laboring man of his sym pathy and efforts in behalf of the far mer and his contribution to the re form of the currency and banking sys tem Going Into an attack upon the re publican administration Mr Gardner It was courage his ability which exposed the intolerable sys tem of purchasing seats in the United States He told the convention that need the one man who will enable the detn ocratlc party lo take the control or the federal government from the and corrupt Influences which fol eight years have possessed it nnd re turn that control to the people of tho United Hunt Testifies He Was Scared to Death During Store Robbery LOS ANGELES Feb Testimony of Wclby Hunt codefend ant with William Edward Hickman or charges of slaying C Ivy Toms druggist in a gun battle here mor than a year ago remained to bo com pletcfl at todays session of the trial Threats of death by Hickman forced Hunt to join in the fatal holrlupat tempt the latter testified in his own defense yesterday In positive asser tions ho placed all the blame for the shooting Toms on HlckmaYi Youll tako part inthis holdup 01 Will Rogers Says l PINE BLUFFS Feb 27 At the conventions pretty every state will wastea tary vote on some useli son Ot course most oC I I i havo to do so with a when the great old state of fiaa shouts IS votes for Senator Joe why they wont havo to apologize lo nobody Jos Is for you or aglu you which ever you want Hell play you poker or golf kiss you or fight you Whenever ho makes a speech ho makes you think he is going to bite you Ho is tougher than a top ser geant but a senator and a states man combined a rare combination The democrats could nominate a lot worse and the chances are they will Yours HOGERS Copyright 1028 LINDY FAILS TO ESC APE CROWDS Flyer Forced to Remain in Store an Hour for Police Help NEW YORK Feb Charles A Lindbergh has just about Lester Hondcrshot at Selfriilgc field Mt Clemens Mich Mew Motors Inventor but 29 Years Old decided that there Is as seclusion no such thing Colonel Lindbergh came here with a few friends Saturday for a vacation He discovered that tin only way he could avoid general and Immediate recognition was to avoid being seen at all Yesterday he ven tured into a store on Fortyfifth street off Fifth avenue was recognized and had to wait in the shop for an hour until police came to disperse the crowds and escort him to his car Tomorrow ho expects to fly to Albany where he will make a speech In favor of the proposed aviation bills before the legislature Albany will also see other famous flyers within the next few days Lieut Lester J Malt land Pacific flyer will fly there from Washington with a number of avia tion officials and on Thursday Kuth Elder will arrive thero to receive a medal awarded by tho King ot Spain in recognition ot her Atlantic flight Miss Elder was suffering from a cold today but her representatives said that It would not causa postpone ment of her Albany trip something in my pocket here will take care of Hunt Ive that testified Hickman threatened Hunt testified he never fired a shol in the Toms drugstore and that all the time ho was scared to Our Weather Man GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at oclock a m Tuesday Highest Monday above Lowest In above n nhovo The weather man Tuesday morning was talking in terms of colder weathei ahead but there was nothing about the situation at 0 or 10 oclock in the fore noon to Indicate that he knew whoreo he spoke The wind was out of the west Inclined just n little to the south and there was a bright sun in a cloudless sky But uxunlly tho said weather man does a littirt looking be fore making any leaps Hes probablj right again FIND TRACES OF H Am BROOKS Thermos Bottle and Plane Cushions Are Washed Ashore in Florida MELBOURNE Feb of Police T R Brannan Mel bourne stated this morning that cu shions and a thermos bottle washed up during the night on the shore at a point about eight miles north of Se bastian inlet had been definitely Iden tified as the property of Harry Brooks pilot whose plane nosedived Into th oeesn off hero Saturday These articles discovered about six miles north of the place where the monoplane Itself was beached by the waves yesterday were of little nssis ance to searching parties seeking Brooks body except to indicate the tides have swept nil evidence of the body steadily southward High north to northwest winds along tills stretch of coast lociny ham pered activities of those looking tor tho body of Brooks Are Homeless After Chinese Roods PEKING Feb sorrow the Yellow river is on the rampage again according to reports reaching tho Chinese International famine relief commission today The river broke Its banks In ihe Litsinghsien district province of Shan tung near its month were Inunciaied Twentythousand per sons nro homeless Dispatches to Chinese newspapers said hundreds of persona were drowned but added no details Sotitli Dnliotan at Ijitimer Feb Osrni Hanson of llson X is visilnR her mother Mrs Charlie Johnson ant other relatives Ijere Her husbanc will arrive later nvention Result of Long Ef fort in Basement of Youths Home PITTSBURGH Feb ial J Hendershot West Elizabeth whose motor xiscd 011the principle of eleclro mag netism as applied to the rotary mo tion of theearth and which requires no fuel and which It Is predicted will revolutionize power for airplanes Is only 29 Clemens tested Ills motor llendershots friends aro being bombarded with questions concerning him With only a grado school education but with some experimental work done at Cornell university Hendershot has been working in the basement of his houBO tor a long time on electrical in ventions This work has had to be accomplished between jobs and at off hours Married for 10 years he his wife ind son live with his mother He IILS been employed by tho Wesling houso Electric Manufacturing com lany and tlio Pennsylvania railroad Prior to goingto Washington and Do roit with D Barr Peat Pittsburgh in terested In the airmail contracts biml icss promoter ot his Invention Hen lershot wus a concrete inspector on a Prohibition Chiefs Meet to Lay Plans Leaders Will Name Groups to Conduct Campaigns at Conventions WASHINGTON Feb leaders in ern states will meet March 1 o 7 at St Pelershuip to survey ihe prohibition tintl political situa tion in Unit Kccliim nnd illscuss what action should do alien by southern dry doniocrnls in tdo event Governor Smith of Now York or some one else as wet is nominated for president WASHINGTON Feb Rallying to the support oC prohibition dry leaders from all sections of tho country assembled hero today to lay plans for a showdown on the question with both tho republican nnd demo cratic parties At a oneday conference they pro posed jto map out a campaign for in sertion of clearcut prohibition planks In tho two political platforms and for the nomination of men for president and vicepresident known to be dry at nand those in charge of the meeting et It be known would bo an appeal to riends of prohibition to actively op peso the noncomplying parlys nonv nees at the polls in November To Offer Resolutions The can for todays meeting whiel drew to Washington representatives o more than a score ot national tempei ance organizations resulted from preliminary conference on the subjec Condition of Carter Is Reported Improved Regains Consciousness HLDORA Bel improvement in tlia condition ot Lu ther V Lawn Hill speaker t tho Iowa of was reported today by attendants at the hospital where he was taken fui wlns a stroke of apoplexy Saturday Mr Carter regained conicionsncaH today and nuked for food It was thi first time ho had eaten since ho w stricken Physicians reported that the rally was encouraRlnR but that was not yet regarded as out ot dan ger Mr Carter was stricken while art resslnff he llardin county republican convention Church Supper Xcts S27 CARPENTKR Feb supper server by the Lutheran Ladles Al proved ji successful affnlr More limn 100 persona were served between and 7 p ra The net amounted to cart The penalty for ignoring this dc OFFICERS LOST AFTER START ON 2HOUR FLIGHT Navy Orders 23 Planes and Two Blimps to v Join Search nCLLBTIN WASHINGTON Kch Zfl ntrnlancs and two nrmy blimps were ordered out lortay to search the lower Jhcsa ucalio bay area for ho Ihree avia tors of the currier Lexington who ImvD been missing since hoy look off from Norfolk iiavnl air ntatlon for Annapolis yesterday mornlnp Tho hie Mini us were oriloreil out hy Major General Fernet clflef of the army air corps who requested llio rotmnandinp officer at ley Field to cot tho aujr incntot search under way immedi ately All searchlne parties horclofnrfl have Iwen vinnble to find any trace ot ho flyers Feb opoful that another naval tragedy id not liecn recorded naval officials imniouod every possible aid toilny to sumo the search for three officers oC aircraft carrier Lexington missing nco they took otf at 2 a m yesterday rom tho Norfolk naval air station for nnapolis Tho officers Commander T O of Richmond the navys irat air pilot Lieut Commander HURH fachmidt of Brooklyn and Uout logers rtansehousen of Springfield hud chosen tho air routo in order that Eliyson could reach in tho quickest possible time tho bedside ot ilia 12 year old daughter Mildred who for addresses at sions during the day and at a banquet tonight were listed men and women of the protestant Catholic and Jewish faiths laymen as well as clergymen A committee was given tho assign ment of drawing up a set of resolu tions putting down in black and white what is to be demanded of republican TtKN TO PACK 10 COLUMN 5 ONEHELDFOR PILL MYSTERY lormer Police Magistrate Under Arrest Probe in Kansas City MT Feb A charge of carrying concealed weap ns was lodged today against H C Haverfield former police mnglHtrnli of Aledo who has been held here sinceSunday in connection with tlu mailing of poison pills to Aledo resi le nts Investigation of the Aledo 111 pUl murder mystery in cnnaec Jon with which llaveifield has been ttIil hore for several clays shifted to lay to Kansas City whero thr sample pills that the of two persons pro alleged to have een mailed Jan Ilaverfleld was knoun to have beer raveling about in a small Ir Missouri with only a dog for his com at the time hut be dpnlpd hr was In Kansas City the date the were mailed 7ire in Manly House Causes Damage of Feb orlBinallnt rom a lefectivo flue can mid damage at lo lie residence oc cupied by Ash ford Hose Jiere Monday uornlng A large hole in tlm roof was Inirnrd Damage wns also ione lo nn room Jackie Coogans Mother Named in Divorce Suit Feh AII Mrs I Ulan Coosan mother of Jackie Doogan famous film Juvenile today icRan a fight against a alien ation of Affections Kiiit brot against icr by Mrs Corabel Bernstein wlly of Arthur Pernstetn business innn of Jackie Coogan Picture cor poration Tho alienation suit filed by Mrs BernMtein along with a divorce action against her husband charged the mother of the film younsster with involving the man of the film company Ic wan as a silly fnhrieaiinn abso lutely without foundation by Mrs CooRnn Attorneys for Mrs Congan an nounced that there would he no in tho would be fought out court The suit was pictured by Mis Coogans counsel as an to embarrass the business employers on the eve thfir tie partino to Europe Mrs Bernsteins suit for divnroo named Mrs Cooxan corespondent r hus napollsT Plying a big amphibian which had been tested beforeJiand at tho Nor folk tho tKree with Kllyson as n started at 2 oclock In the morning on what ordinarily would be a twohour night When Annapolis reported they had not arrived eight hours later nearly a score of planes was sent out to scared for them ter traversing the route the flyers were expected to take all planes re ported having seen nothing of them in ihclr amphibian Commander Kllysons wife who at tho bedside of their daughter hail not lieen informeil early today uf tin grave fcnrs fett finher husband and Ills com nan Ions nltho she was said to liavo known of bin pinna to fly to Annapolis curly yesterday NEWGUS LINE Commission Hears Plea of Northeast Iowa Towns for C R Route OI2DAR HAPIDK The state railroad c today hold a hearing on an application of the Jefferson Highway Transporta tion company nf Ht to operate r hus line into Collar Rapids from Inde pendence Testimony was heard from repreaen Intlvos of thebus company and of ficials of the Waterloo Cellar and Northern Interurban company who are opposing tho proposed line of Oehveln Fnyctto Inde pendence Center Point Ilnzleton Maynnrd and other town thru which tho bus line would alsn appeared before the railroad com mission to request that permission be granted AUNT HET By Uobcrl Ouillen Mrs Bernstein alleged that lie bund had henn Induced to viola marriage vows hy Mrs Coomni and yea IM they jlis j that for a period of had IxHn too were cited in lie divorco complaint luring which assirtor cretions took place the heavy of Mrs Mrs alimony of monthly rnicl llliulllllv tlement or talk of settlement tint j for court and attorney tful In n loiifrlnilcij eonl for his birllnlny sos I vvoiil Imvn In do so much ilninin his pants 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