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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 28, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOC1ATKD PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT FINAL EDITION CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 28 1929 UNITED PRESS AND jNTKRv SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 122 DAVIS GOOD NAMED IN CABINET 1 v Lindy Back From Hospital TWter Accident Takes to Air FIANCEE BRAVES FLIGHT AGAIN AFTER SMASHUP Lone Eagle Receives In jured Shoulder When Plane Crashes CITY Feb 2S Un by yesterdays mishap Colonel Charles A Lindbergh and Miss Anno Morrow today flew for move than 30 minutes over Yalbuena field The colonel used one hand in handling a commercial plane which he bor rowed for the night They took off at a m landed 10 minutes Inter and twice repeated that operation Miss Morrow seemed a trifle nerv ous as she entered tlie machine but after the three short hops she was as smiling as the colonel Both were in pay spirits as they climbed out of the machine They went immediately to thoir automobile and waved their hands to the small crowd at the field as they drove away PULLED FROM WRECK MEXICO CITV Feb 28 that loves a lover was today by the superb airman ship and gallantry oC Col Charles A Lindbergh He exhibited those traits in saving his fiancee Miss Anne Mor nselt from senpus injury Massacre of 7 Gangsters Thot Solved With Arrest of McGurn Gun Expert Man Identified as Killer Picked Up in Chicago Hotel Feb 2S Jack Mc Gtirr rutcil the ace of saigster inncliinegunners was identiCiod last night as one the St Valentines day assassins He was arrested at the Hotel Stev ens in a suite three floors above that on the states attorneys investi gators have headquarters An attrac tive blonde who said she was Louise WolCe and who McGurn said was Ills ivife occupied the suite with him In a at detective head quarters following the arrest McGurn was picked from a line o 20 by two witnesses and identified as one of the killers Crime Now Solved David Stansbury directing the slny er search Cor the states attorney said The crime has now been solved There is no question about it The prisoner has been viewed by witnesses who declare postlvely that he Is one of the killers I also know the motive and have known it tor two days McGurn of course will figbt He will set up an alibi using as his wit ness the young woman with whom he was arrested But the alibi will not stand All we want now ia five more men We shall have them soon The prisoner clfd little talking but he did deny havlns had any part in the crime He said he could establish thru thB hotel that on the day murders he did not leave hS ROADS OPENED BOSSES RESUME RON ON NO 18 Two Plows Clearing No 9 Another at For est City or the main highways will be opened Thursday it was iionnced at the highway commission office where reports have come in j that a dozen snowplows are battling theiiivay thru the drifts 18 has been openefl as Tar as Charles City and is open westward at least thru Hancock county while the is at least passable across the state No 9 was closed west of Manly to the WInnebago line as well as part oE the road east ot Man bTwo plows one from Osnge ana the other from however were movingtoward each other with the hope of opening the highway by Thursday night The road t rom Garnec toForest City was closed Thursday morning bii after hou picnic air jaunt enBed In a crash room Colonel Lindbergh today had the hours atter the crime pain of a shoulder a badly Ndamagred airplane and si brief sojourn P m cdvc 1J in a hospital to remind him ot the narrowness or their escape Miss Mor better Bulking largo against the memory of fright and mild shock was the Knowledge of her having thot and noted first for her In an emergen cy which threatened their lives After leaving Vulbuena air field yesterday with a small bas packed with sandwiches Colonel Lindbergh and Miss Morrow flow to a nearby spot for a picnic lunch In tho take off for tlie return trip the fUrphinf lost its iiglit ft is now believed because a mechanic it had fallert to refasten the cotter key which held it to tlie axle Told Her of Expected Crasli When lie was flying back lo Val biicim field Colonel Lindberghs thots were on his predicament and now host to emerge from It Finally he reached pver to Mifls Morrow seated at his side and told her above the roar of the motor they probably would tuiru over when they landed Tie showed her how to take the ctjshionsj from the planes seats and pack around her body with oth ers about her heart so that the shock or the would be lessened Then TO against explosion of the gas oline jhen tlie plane turned over he mar severed back and forth over the At lintel Two Weeks We have been living at the hotel TO PAGE 7 COLUMN S IOWA FORECAST Unsettled proliably snow or ruin i south portion partly climily with possible snow ffurrles it extreme east Slightly colder n south portion LOCAL STATISTICS J GlobeGazette weather figures for 2 Four period ending at S oclock a n Highest Wciliiesday 28 Above j Lowest in Xfglit 21 Above At B A M Thursday 23 Abnve Trace of Kain I Wednesday night brat the first vain Bf True it was only a brief driz zie but it wag rain nevertheless The wind was out oC tlie northeast Thuts day morning and there was a heavj covering of clouds a favorable augury for unfavorable weather For warmth Wednesday night has been exceeded only twico since the first of the year for weeks he said ILWe rarely left the hotel and seldom rose before noon I dont know a thins about this murder FoJiee said McGurn had plenty of reason or wanting at least two of the slain gangsters out oC the way The Gusenhergbrothers who were arc believed to have been the who twice last year soiipht to kill McGurn and one nearly succeed lie wns sliot as ho stood In a tele phone booth being seriously wounded On another occasion the automobile in which he rode was raked by machine gwn fire but he escaped harm 1 On May 14 1028 police entered a room In the Guyon hotel and found McGurn there a machine gun on his ip and a pistol loaded with dumUum ullets in his possession AUho pos ession oC tlie weapons ia rr penHen iary offense McGurn was freed on a echnicality tlie police having entered he room without a search warrant Yesterdays arrest was the first to 3 made since Commissioner Stege roadcaat a list of 17 wanted men cGurns name headed the list AT a chine Expert Police snld they had established the cj that their prisoner went to Flor da in December nnd conferred with AI Capone but that lie returned to Chicago several weeks before the grang massacre McGurn gave his name as Gebardl He formerly was a pugilist fighting Jack jMeGurn He is reputed to lave attained machine gun efficiency during the war A mysterious woman witness was at tha nhowup last night but Commls TCKN TO PAGE 7 COLUMN 3 reported to beliadly drifted A bus ot the Red Ball Transportation company however started for Waterloo Mason City Thursday morning The bug westward also was on the road Thursday morning The blower snowplow which was In the local shop Wednesday morning for repairs was on the road again in the afternoon and continued its round of the highways Thursday WORK STARTED ON NEW BRIDGE Piers of Million Dollar Struc ture at Maiquette Are Laid HOOVER TRAIN OFF SATURDAY Fifteen Coaches to Carry lowans to Inaugural at Capitol DICS M01XES Feb 28 Hoover Inaugural speofal rain from leaving West Branch Saturday movnlngr for Washington will contair 15 cars T A Moore chairman ot th Hoover birthplace committee Wesi Branch announced today A special DCS MolneaWaterlooDav enport car will be hooked on at Branch aiil will contain Governoi Hammlll and a Ktaff inelndhiK Adj Gen W H Bailey Dale Grisnold chairman nf the Iowa Hoover inaug uval committee committee members Mis I 11 Tomllnson collector customs for Towa and a number o older prominent idjvans The youngest member of the In augural party from Iowa will be For rest Brown 11 West Branch sen aV substitute for T A Moore Th oldest member will Dr I J Leach 82 The West Brandt contingent con sists of 25 persons During Die inatiprural ccremonic school children at West Branch wfl assemble in the school auditorium t listen to Hie inaugural over the radio The school Is on the where Her bert Hooverattended another schoo tn his youth Present will be Mrs Mo ly Carran9 early teacher oC the nres Ilentelect MARQUETTI3 Feb piers on the 51000000 Mississippi bridge be tween Prairie du Clilen Wis ami Marquette are now going1 in on the bluff Just west find above the United Statea government fishery building at Marquette Blaating and excavation started yes terday morning under the direction oC Engineer Shannon Miller in complete charge of the work for the Austin Bridge company of Dallas Texas Work will he speeded said Mr Mill er and snvcn crews of men will be ildcd as needed during the spring nnd Machinery from Dallas will arrive in the latter pact of the week officials bcileve When the ice breaks up a fleet of j lnrgcs trill float steol into place and transport all other supplies from the mainland to istan1 GlobeGazette Gets Illinois School of Journalism Award URBANA 111 Feb 2S Croston Iowa NewsAdvertiser and the Mason Cty Town GlobeGazelle wero tlie only Iowa newspapers to receive the distinguished service award in ho small city daily class of the annual national community news paper contest held in 1928 nt the school of Journalism nt the University of Illinois Only 2S naners In 6 states received the awards Certificate have been sent tothe winners Feel Kirtlujnulic Sliofl RAX JUAN DET SUR Xicaracun Feb fP A slroiicr oarthijllfltfe was felt here early this morn No damage was reported REGARDED AS CERTAIN FOR PLACE IN CABINET JAMES JDAVIS Secrelary of Labor I1RNRY I STIMSON Secretary of State W MELLON Secretary ot Treasury CHARLES F ADAMS Sccrctarxof Xavy Iowa Legislator Murdered DEFICIENCY BILL I IN UPPER Client Slays His Attorney DR BAY lAMAN WILBUR Secretary of Inferior Measure Carries Increase in Prohibition Appro priation BULLETIN WASHINGTON Fell 28 Tlio Beniife todiiy o the item in tho deficiency ap propriation hill for n survey of Ihp canal lifter Sen ator Dili democrat Washington liail rcitcratetl liiHOpiiosUton to U Dill cuniluctcil a niienian fili Inisler aRiiinst Hie provision wliicli kept ho senate in session until oclock hfo morning WASHINGTON Feb 2S Tho second dericlency appropriation bill the last oC the necessary fiupply measures was passed today by the sfnale and sent to conference with tho hquse Tho senate Htruclc from the hilt nil of ItB provisions which liart been In the abandonee first deficiency meas ure thus forcing a revival oC tho first bill with its controversial 521000000 increase in prohibition funds The first bill is technically before tho senate and the second now goes to conference between the scnata and house The second bill carries an increase of in prohibition funds as recommended by President Coollclgo and leaders hoped to obtain elimina tion ot the increase voted by tha senate previously on motion of Senator Harris democrat Georgia Broohhart in Debate WASHINGTON Feb 28 man Brookhnrt of the senate patron age committee and Pk M Creager rnublian national commHteeuirtn for Texas engaged today at a commltteo hearing in a spirited argument over TURN TO PACE 7 COLUMN 7 Appanbose Representative Attacked on Steps of Courthouse K Fob 2S Jiulton Ttico Inwypj representa tive fiom Appanoose county In the last two scneral assemblies shot and killed on the courlhoiiHC uteps Hhortly before II oclock this rnovnihg by lils client DnmynnMt Damynnich Immediately walked into tlie LoLirthoiiKft and turned ItlntKoir over to the sheriff lie is being held In county jaiiv KIce representingDaniyinfch in a slander suit pending inthe court Has Kxcitiiblo Nature Damyanich who is stiiil lo he or an is believed lo have necome bccausoUioc had not been ablo to ohtain a speedy trial of la walkcil up behind the lawyer inj front of tho this iiion and fired two shots into back Jtico foil nnd died before liis hotly could be moved i Tilcc 47 hnd a rapid in demo cratic political circles in Jowa At ha was nominated for congress by that parly but wan dufeated in tlie election Ilics served in bolh Iho foriyfhijt and fortyfftcond Iowa general assoni hllca Altho he wtis not a candidate to succeed himself ho became a mem ber of tho house In tho fortysecond assembly upon the death of Charles TCRX TO PAGB T COTLMN 3 BARE PLOT TO SLAYMACHADO MELLON ADAMS STIMSON LIKELY TO BE SELECTED owan Appointed for Post of Secretary of War by Hoover XTASIIIXGTOX Feb 2S pros identElect Hoover has completed cabinet with tho retention of amos J Davis fls secretary of labor id the selection for agriculture and immerco of two men who are dos us surprise appointments It In said by those cloao to the pres entelect tho names of tho rft ahihiK two men have not been men oned In any oC the widespread spec lation aljout cabinet which cen going the round ever since on day It has added that they were out landing citizens Seven Oilier Members The other men regarded by t oovurs friends aa cabinet certain en avo Henry J Stinisou oC Isew ovlc to be secretary oC utate Andrew V Mellon of tho Pennsylvania see re vy oC the treasury lames W Good low H secretary oC war William D Mitchell oC Minnesota attorney il Walter F Brown ot Olilo uostmnB er general Charles Adams oC secretary of the iavy and Dr Kay Iyman Wilbur of California secretary ot the inlerlor his cabinet worries oft his mind Hoover gave additional atten tion to other appointments William Ponovan assistant to the attorney general having flatly refused the post of governor general shock inff JYMKS GOOD Ncirrctury of Wnr George Bernard Shaw Recovers From Cold JONDOV FtIi s that Shnw is scviiiusly III have oniiKfil his flat to be bom hiirtlcii willi reloplionc calls inqtiiiing tils PETERSON IS TO PLEAD GUILTY Joice Man Is Expected to Be Given Sentence Im mediately 1rXTOX X TJak Fob 2S P Cf 1eariy Vetcrson Joice Iowa cliaifjoiJ with robbing the 11 ague N Dak bank was enroute to Napoleon lolay wheio he will plead guilty lo tinylight bank according to GrorKo Kinmons county attorney Jctcraon who waived jircliunnnry cxanttiiation was arrrsled at Il Pnso Texas about iwd weeks tio From V Fa wo was la km to Northwooil Inwn from where lie hnd broken jail heie this week It Is rxpfittd lie will bii sentenced Will Rogers TKW YORK IVb Arthur Iirislaiift ami wife veru Lo see our this afurnuon siud aixniud to the cJrcsshJff room wo settled the cabinet to otir satisfaction We hope they will put 1 past master general in thero that is as slronK for avia tion as Mr New was f this Mitchell is a democrat and If they ai L going lo transfer prohibition on forccinoTit over State of Rebellion in Havana Exists Says Official IIAVANA feb 2R three warrants Cor arrest of promt nont Cubans wove issued by Superior Tmlcrc Manuel Quesada totlay in con tinuation of efforts at suppression or u plot against the life of President Ma chiKlo and peace ot Cuba Tbe nation wns preceded by a state ment Ceil Alfonso Fdrs Cuban se cret service chief saying I can now gay that an open slate of rebellion and utter dlsrecjard for legally constituted authority exists tlintout tho A later statement ly Colonel Fors sold that the situation vell in hand uml that therewere no fears oE violence Ilol In Slay Machailci Ui1 vein lion of the jtiot raino Idle a tc rdu y i Ih tho f i J i ny of cn 11 rgcs against 10 tirominctit Cubans charg ing a pint to assassinate President Machario and create such a chaotic condition in Cuba Uiat inn United States would ho f oread to inlorvcne Kigltl jf the 30 men named in the formal charges were nr res led iminedl alely Two otliets were taken in cus tody before midnight and all were lodged in the Principe fortress to be hold without bnil Tiie eight anesis were made in a single raid on the headquarters of the uacionaliflta or nationalist political party Among those named In iho warrants Jssued today ivere Rafael Iturralde TLUX TO PAGE 7 COLUMN t now has for that place Eugeht A1 Gtllrabre vfce governor who Jiaa been actingr since the de parture from Manila oC Henry L tmison Itas been highly recommended or fho office Hoover also hug bet n urged 1o appoint BrisrGen Frank t McCoy who headcil he Anierirm nfssion to Nicaragua out It is UN lerstood that he dlainclinerl to tuiiins military man to ttifa otfice Farm Loaders Visit Hoover CnUers nt the Hoover homo lodiy Included Ham IT Thwnpson of Illi lois president and Chester ira Washington leKfslntivo representative of iho American arm bureau f odi ra tion F Trubeo Davison assistant secretary of war Cor aviation antl Wil ri P MacCracken asHislnnt sRcre tary or commerce tor aviation lio secretary of nptrlciiHure MH Mrs lardine luncheon guesln ot Mr and Mrs Hoover HAS KNOWLEDGE OF GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS ROGERS to his department tlcits i pretty Hllcl trick of appoiiuiiiK a demo crat to enforce it If yuu gut HOIMC thinR thnt IKdone your cnomy lo livery body i Mr toulitlKe is cin he dn Il ytsiLs to unpac do it rinf what do AVlint him four JOHN D CLAIMS PROXY MAJORITY Charge Employes Would Lose Jobs If They Voted Against Stewart i YORK Kob 2S vtJTUcsiiiitiiiK inoro ihuii per cent ot tho stoc1 of tlie Slunrtiird Oil coin pany of Imiinua ivcre cliitncil i tithe committee headcil John lj Koolcofollov Jr tJiiw pcicouinm il I iinnounccil roprcHciitH 100UU of j Hie 5SOOf stockhcjUiois Tho which is io prevent the of Cnf Koboi1 Stcuart to iho cluiiniKinsiilp uf tho coinpiinv clinked tliu many of tho ISOHO employe stucUholdcrs do to rlvo rhrir proxies to Hie IJirk ffollir tictlun hut ivciv afraid of ltt infr thnhJohs if did ait frol very Thru every tmpLoyp piockliolier should cnjoy liy hi tvory other rn to votfnw ho Ilr WASHINGTON Fnb 2S Jam eft W GooJ Cedar Rapids town will tako over Iho seovetaryslilp ot wnr in tlio JToovor cujinet wtlh a Ihoro IcnowledKC of Kovornmciuil pleaned from 12 years of service In thfi house of repicsoiitalives Coming from Town tr In IDOfl witliout Jinvins held any previous important public office Good BOOTS took his plnco ainonpr I ha loaders oC Tie house and from 1U to was tho chnlrmnn of tho important nppro prlatlona committee Tlie experience of Good In the IIQUJC IK regarded hero as of Importanco to the Incoming chief executive for thi TowRn Is expected to servn na one ot Hoovers chief contacts with congress Good was known amoriRhis former colleagues En the house as an TURN TO pAGK 7 OMIMN 5 AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen Pa dont mind me crili cixip him when lies right but lie dont nuvev forgive me if lies wrong ;