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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 10, 1928, Mason City, Iowa Fair tonight and Wednesday mod erate temperatures DAILY TIMES AND MASON CITY MASON CITY TUESDAY JAN 10 1928 VOL XXXV Will Rogers Says NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for the Home UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 80 FOR CLEMENCY in Crime Joins State Forces WOMAN WANTS iMissing Men in Hiding With Machine Gun and Ammunition MANAGUA Nicaragua Jan marines today trailed 110 from the ranks the Nicaragua guard which is cooperat ing with the marines in a drive agalnsl the rebel general Augustino Sandlno The men deserted Sunday taking with them a machine gun some rifles and ammunition They were led by a corporal who had been punished for a military offense He persuaded the others to join him in an attempt t reach the camp of a Honduran gen era across the border The men de Eerted at SomHino atown in the de partment of Chlnandega near the Honduran frontier Within sight of rebel sharpshoot ers an American marine corps plane i crashed yesterday in flames and observer escaped unhurt Advices to marine corps headciuarters stated that the plane was not struck bS rebel riie plane piloted by Lieut Vernon Guyman was on an observation flight In northern Nicaragua where marines are engaged in a drive against San Foe Permits Departure s NORFOLK Jan foff which delayed ship movements about Hampton roads lifted and tho mine layer Oflala with the Norfolk continent of the eleventh regl rrient of marines aboard cast off fron S the naval operating base and headed Nicaragua if The officers and men ordered to iWntral Americato help subdue San GARRETT Jan Just passed thru Chlcngo today Wanted to go up and sea my old friend Mayor Thompson but had had Eng lish breakfast tea for luncheon and was afraid he would smell it on my breath You can kid about Chicago ana its crooks but they have tho smart est way of handling their crooke ot any city They get the rival gangs to kill off each other and nil the police have to do Is just referee and count up the bodies They wont hove a crook In Chi cago unless he will agree to shoot at another crook so Viva Chicago Yours unhit WILL ROGERS Copyright Weds Foster Father Girl Adopted by Wealthy Oil Man to Become His Wife TO WEAR SILK Liquor Helps Yank to Flee From Bandits American Engineer Gets His Mexican Guards Drunk to Make Escape MEXICO CITV Jan smuggled bottle of cognac enabled Ly mari F Barber Los Angeles mining engineer to get free from his bandit caplora To four the bandits who guarded him it brot death Barker shrunken and haggard today as i result of three weeks of confine ment and hardshipsamong the ot the story of his escape LI 7 bandits tola GL LHW amij liad been aboard 1B frlend Pieced together had a bottle ot cogrthc smuggled by during his Imprisonment went back and forth from the bandit camp to the mines to negotiate his release On Saturday night he and hlsservant Pedro was kidnaped with him from the Monte Carlo mines hear Dec 15 learned that they would be killed Tuesday tho ransom of 000 pesos was not paid by that time Got Bandits Drunk Barber got the smuggled cognac and passed it around among the four bandits Others of the captors were Jan some distanceaway wrapping them the scent of persons who seives In blankets ready for sleep local stores Monday night as far as Around the campfire the bottle flear Lake Woodhounds brot here passed Finally the four guards were from Waterloo lost the trail drunk They completely passed out Two stores were entered thru base ment windows and an unsuccessful at tempt was made to enter a third thru Former Waukon Bank ers Decision From Howard Affirmed DES MOIXES Jan viction and sentence oC D J Murphy former Waukon banker indicted April 1 uttering a forged Instru ment was affirmed today by tlie lowaj supreme court Objection was taken by Murphy to the jurisdiction of the Howard county district conurt to try him on the ground thatthe Allamakeo county in sanity commission had adjudicated him insane several days previous and had ordered him committed to the state hospital at Independence The case had been taken to Howard county on a change of venue The supreme court held that in a criminal action the district court is not bound by the findings an insanity commis sion to Catch Persons Who Entered Stores at Garner Fails i GARNER Jan following rear window Places visited aro the TV G Barz store the Sterling store and the Frank Singer drug store Mr Barz stated Tuesday morning that nothing of great value was taken According to Marshal Carl Ienz it appears that the robbers were scared fiway from each of the places before they had a chande to take anything The nttemped robberies arebelieved to have occurred between 9 and 10 oclock p m y flepresentative Becks Seat Being Challenged WASHINGTON Tan Representative Tames M Beck wns called upon today by the house elec tions committee investigating his ftlalm to a seat as a republican from ijpennsylvanln to testify under oath as fko his residence In Philadelphia ru said Barber They lay on the ground and went to As tho guards drank Barber heard a horse walking among the dry corn stalks an old fieldnear the camp In the stillness ot the night every step sounded like a pistol shot My Idea was to get that horse as soon as we finished with the Barbers account said 1 About 11 oclock he asked Pedro for signals whether he was signalled rounded Guards to Death They took the cognac bottle and some large stones these they pounded In the heads of the four guards beating them to death Barber and Pedro rushed to the cornfield and jumped on the horses bare back As they spurred him on shots rang ont from the other bandits TZesunio Corn Picking THOMPSON Jan In vicinity of Thompson again have gone to corn picking which is now tothe rapidly molt Irirc of the snow The captives were sursued but were not wounded The horse blundered and stumbled Then the riders discovered he was blind For several hours they him until he was spent When the horse tumbled into a ravine and died they continued their way on foot The fleeing men ran most nf the Bodies of Recovered Front Pit one Mile Below in Ulinois WEST FRANKFORT Jan 10 thatinvisible menace o tho coal miner has added 21 lives t Its lengthening list The 21 were kllle yesterday by a terrific gas exploslo In a passage of the Peabody Industrla mine No 18 Six hundred feet under ground and more than a mile from th surface most of the miners wer killed outright Tho others died fron the afterdamp that followed the e plosion State and county Investigations to day sought to fix the explosions cause A D Lewis state director ot mines who put on pit clothing and made a personal Inspection was con ducting the states investigation while Coroner Joe Hill ot Franklin county impanelled a jury to Investigate the disaster for the county Coming with out warning shortly after GOO miners had taken their places at a the explosion killed all the men work ing In four adjoining rooms Three mine rescue crews fought their way thru gas and crumbled walls of coal and timber to bodies to the shaft where they were lifted to the surface last night Two of the dead men were fount within a fnw Ceet of fresh air am safety Another bad made his wa to a trap door where he coult have escaped A bravo effort by David McPliall to save his brother Robert was related DavM upon hearing the blast rushed Into the passage and after three dashes Into the deadly gas found his brother but was forced by the gasto drop him within 15 feet of the fresh nir MY KOSSUTH SONEER DIES Head of Algona Bank Had Notable Career Over 73 Years ALGONA Jan H Smith 33 years old one of the last of the original county pioneers and one of the best known men In this part of Iowa died this morning ot his home after an Illness of only a few flays resulting from Injuries received when he fell on the Ice Dec 31 ot last year Mr Smith was born in Massachu setts March 21 1S35 and during his long life had been a civil engineer surveyor lawyer county judge sol dier In the Civil war banker in his own county and his towns most prom inent citizen No announcement of the funeral services was mado today Came From Illinois The aged man came to this county from his home in Illinois whore the HSnpa mslAT EXECUTION Always San e Slayer of Husband Possibility of Ultimate Free Resigned to Fate dom for Accomplice of Awaits Death Fox Seen LOS ANGELES Jan William Edward Hlckmans confessed pal In crime 16 year old Wclhy Hunt probably will be allied with tlieuko prosecution forces In HIckmana trials NEW YORK Jan Appir resigned to death In the electric cliair Thursday night Mrs Ruth griyder has told her mother she would to die in her own black silk prosecution forces In HIckmana tras gown for the slaying of Marian Parker and MrB Brown said her Ui coarse cotton and gingham clothing she had been forced to wear slnco her confinement to Sins Sing prison and would like to wear her silk family had come from 1854 and had resided tho in east in Kossulh C Ivy Thorns Rosehill druggist 1 daughter had told her she was tired This became known when it was an o COarse cotton and that Hunt would testify agrainat Hlckman In tho lattern insan ity defense to the two murders prison and would UKO 10 wear ncr Hunts attorney A Gray Gllmer garments once again It only for her Bald his young client would tcKtify Locution that Hlckman was sano and always Warden TJiwcs however Indicated hod been since he first embarked on trie condemned woman would not be his known career crime her wish Hs explained the Gains OneConcession family would have nothing to At least one concession has been Ubout what she would wear and that won by Hunt In his defense against probably Mrs Snyder would don tho indictment which charges him execution the same kind of Jointly with Hlckman oC tho murder nam house dress sho has been wear er Thorns who was fatally wounded except that the color would bo when the two up his drug black ore on Christmas Eve 132C Mrs Brown after n visit to her After a nerlcs of conferences Deputy daughter during which both wept civil engineer railroad After his transfer county continuously ever since Ho rz celved an education in the liberal nrtF In his home atate and and during hlr stay in Illinois was employed as a by the Rock Island to Kossuth county ho was employed Cor a time by the government as surveyor and the following year was elected the first county surveyor In 1S57 ho made county judge and three became treasurer during which termhe read law the same year he was admitted to the bar being the first man to be so hon ored in this county He was also the first practicing lawyer in Kossuth couftty In 1802 he became enrolling clerk In the fifty eighth legislature Wns Quartermaster in Wnr At tho outbreak ot the Civil war Mr Smith heeded the call to armf and was commissioned quartermaster District Attorney Forrest Murray the warden her daughter was re nounced that Hunt would bo tried In Ulgned to death juvenile court I Murray oad It would be impossible Expects No Clemency Ruth la she said She has to ask tho death penalty In the case I given up hope and Is preparing for of Hunt as ho la under the 16 age end She expects no clemency f ifiven a term It would be poslfrom the lease while Henry Judd Oray her paramour a youns man the prosecutor who also Is scheduled to die on Thurs I day for his part In the murder of the 1C ho were sent to a reform school womans husband has made final until oC age and then resentenced to preparations for death the penitentiary he could servo seven Gray mado a will In which It isun MISSING PLANE AUNT HET By Robert Quillen night Sometimes when lite kind o company iluit sets on an on when I hey know good an well I ought lo bo cookin exhaustion overwhelmed them they stopped for breath SuffersFrom Experience At daylight Sunday they reached n Ittle Indian village They were treated kindly and after a rest started on foot again for Cucrnavada from where they completed their trip by automo bile arriving In Mexico City Sunriny night Barber may not be able to leave his bed for at least a week He will prob ably require medical mention much longer Ho sustained an abdominal in jury while the handltn were taking him as prisoner from one part of the mountains to another and was forrrd to continue rifling and tramping despite his Injury Jenney Ouster Trial i Started in Des Moines I TDKS MOINEfi Jan W Jenney commissioner of puhlir safety todayfaced trial on oustei proceedings hrot by the Amerloar Homes association In which corruption In office is charged of 11 legal transfer of funds if proved will probably result in similar proceeding ncnlnst Fred Hunter am Counrilmen Mitchell and I was said Father of Doctor at Buffalo Center Is Dead DAKOTA H H Mur ray received word Sunday afternoon that his father had passed away sud denly at his home cast of Buffalo Center Bodies of Three Passengers Recovered by Searching Party CANAJOIIARIE N Jan wreckage of the airplane which has been missing since Sunday afternoon and the bodies of Its three passengers were found In a field seven miles southeast of here today Indlca tlons were that the piano crashed in a fog The victims of the accident were Lieut George R Benedict Curtias field flyer Raymond Henries Buf falo thepilot and Capt Edward M Pauley Albany The fog was so thick tiruoiit Sun day afternoon and all day yesterday that altho the aircraft crashed to earth within 100 yards of the farm house occupied by J E Bartlett no Lyda Roberts Marland and Rich Man to Be Wed in Philadelphia PONCA CITY Jan Central newest romance aoon will culminate in the marriage of B W Marland president of tho Marland Oil Vila adopted daughter Roberts Mar land Sho Is 25 Ho is 5f oners were bearing up well under for the Northern Iowa brigade nnd took great interest In raialng anU equipping the companies In 1SC5 lie was elected for the third terms as county surveyor after which ho again became county judge Prev iously In 186S he had crossed the ilalns to Montana as engineer in charge on the Hawyers wagon road This was a great undertaking in plo ncer activities Mr Smith engaged In tho mercantile business In 1BGG with his brother John G Smith and In 1870 he retired from thta business to engage in banking with W H Ing ham This bank was succeeded in 1S73 by tho Kossuth County State TtKN TO PAGE IS Tha superior court arraignment of Hunt was set for today Gllmer who previously has declared that Hunt would plead guilty to the murder charge and throw himself oil the mercy of the court last night re versed his stand and said hlfl young client would plead not guilty Tlift attorney said Hunts defense would state his own testimony against that of Hickman NORTH DAKOTA BACKS LOWDEN Since 1912 the girl has made her home with the Murlanrts Mrs Mar land was a sister ot the real mother of Marland Mrs George F Rob erta In 1914 she and her brother George Roberts were adopted by the Marlands Taken Inlo Family Money and kindness were lavished on the brother and sister and every thing possible was done to make them happy George became an associate in his foster fathers oil company and Lydc after attending school in thcl east and traveling extensively became VrfanOSOn 01 rrCSMiem 18 Returns to Wisconsin BURCHINAU Jan Au champach who has been visiting wilh relatives in arid around Buchinal the past three weeks has returned to his home near River Falls WIs one In the vicinity knew ot the disas ter until Sheriff B J Rheehan Mont gomery county at the head of a parti of searchers the bodies and the wreckage when the were dispelled tills morning Tim bodies of two of lha nin were buried under the wreckage while that of tho third occupant of the plane was found about 40 foot away Tim wreckage of the plane was sti LWII along a course of a about 100 yards OUT FOR L1NDY LOCAL IQl weathfr figures for 4 lour period ending at a m to lay M Minimum HI At n Without nhout two morn days Hue Monrlny Sunday of the days of the past week or so in will he neither snow niti Ice to Interfere with traffic on sineta or country highways Mon days maximum has been execncloc only once thia month ENGLISH FLYERS HURT MUNTOK BANKA ISLAND Dutch East Indies Jan The airplane Red Rose in which Capt W N Lancaster and Mrs Keith Miller have been fiylng to Australia from England crashed this morning Mrs Millers nose was broken Cap tain Lancasters lip was cut r d he received a slight concussion The plane was badly damaged Captain Lancaster and Mrs Millei decided to return to Singaporeby steamer after the crash It wns con sidered doubtful if Uie piano would he able to resume the flight widely known In Ponca circles Kearly two years ago Mrs Marland died mourned by the children she had adopted as It she had been their own mother It was junt a few ago thai a romance developed Marlnnd and his foster daughter Wedding In Philadelphia Philadelphia home of the future Mrs Marlands real parents has been chosen as the scene of tho wttlclinfr the ceremony the couple will eturn to a new hnme at onca City Gardens golf courses n reserve polo Hotel and thorobred tables go to make it one of tho finest states in the west Marland IUIB n massed millions from letroleum and has gained wide rcc us a philanthropist often giv 1 Four Hurcau Units BLUB 72ARTH Jan joint meeting was held today of th Delevan Barber nnd Proscot township Farm Bureau unitJi In thi Delevan town hall Tho meeting hm the services of H G Zanomrt n swln expert from the University farm Named After Yankee Aviator PANAMA Jan Halboa waded ashoro to dfscover an isthmus tho Lone Eagle descended from the clouds to discover the heart of a people Panama today honored Col Charles A Undlwrgh as R modern conquistador From the direction of nalboa the Spirit of St came sailing thru space and nettled down to earth on Campo Umlbergh named In honor of its pilot It had taken the flyer n little moro ban four hours to span the dis tance of 310 miles between Panama and San Jose Costa Rica His face sunburned from his flights under a tropical sun Lindbergh smiled and shook hands and bowed Illinois Mans Name Will Be on G 0 P Primary in March BISMARCK N Jan Former CJov Frank O of Illlnoln will be entered North Dakota republican presidential pri mary in March according to a tele gram received hcra today from Low den in Chicago Tho telegram sent by Clarence S Buck manager ot tho Chicago head quarters to the Bismarck Tribune said Tha name of Qov Frank O Txiw den of Illinois will bo entered in the North Dakota republican In view of Mr Bucks telegram Lowden adherents here look for an early definite announcement by the strain Gray he Bald was perfectly normal both mentally and physically and Mrs Knycier altho highly nervous and Incessantly weeping was normal mentally Governor Smith upon whose clem ency rests virtually their only hope of reprieve has declined to discuss the paying Ill talk about that when Im good and Counsel Arguments Over A partial rccancllatlon wiia effected by Mrs Snyder among her counsel after differences had developed over further legal moves to prevent her execution Sho BUmmoned all three members of her legal staff to SlnR Sing prison for a conference today Joseph of her counsel jsalrt Mrs Snyder would sign tho appli1 cation ho planned to fro before United States district court for a wrll oC habeas corpus under which Mrs Snyder would be applying for custody of herself Ho eald the writ would ho bnsed on the grounds that tho state was preparing to execute her In violation of the federal constitution that the execution of tho judgment would be unconstitutional because she wui com polled to go on trial jointly with Gray former Illinois governor who has made no statement committing himself to the candidacy Algona Invalid Mrs James Cruikshank Laid to Resi MX3ONA Jan services wcro held Monday afternoon at Methodist church for Mrs Jamea Crulkshnnk 67 who died last Satur day She had been an Invalid for foul yearn JKIllllull III iL Ill ijiKi ni iKllllimi niivwiv ng personal as well as aid gravely maintaining the reputation o unfortunates for modesty and personal charm that He is known alsn as tlie druldy preceded him and won for him of polo in Oklahoma Mnny tourna ments have been held on his estate Barrier Is Removed PHILADELPHIA Miss Lydin Roberts attractive adopted daughter of Edward Mnrlautl wealthy oil operator was today free to marry tho man of her choice her title of ambassador of gnod will Attired In a wrinkled blue fosUr father Prior to today and years she was Miss for the last flohortf the RUlt Undbergh attended President Chlarin reception meeting those who came from Panama City and the Canal rone In uniforms and formal dress to do him honor Tho reception was held In a room whero the scene of TJalboaa landing was depicted In Fresco He Is charming and we love tho presidents wife said Sho added that her grandson hnrn a few hours POLICE CLEAR WAYJOR FORD Ldispn and Auto Maker Are Swamped by Crowds at Auto Show NEW YORK Jan Ford and Thomns A ftdison hemmed n hy thousands of persons followed n fiquail of police who cleared a path for them to tour the Ford exhibit at Madi vears she was Miss a Roberts MarTand bui yesterday of therefore tho arriva wouM b courts was sought so that th romance nnmnd Hodolfo Ramon Lindbergh De son Siunre Garden tonay Arm in irm the two old circled the hugo main floor of tlir display chatting and chuckling wav ing an occasional greeting to the thronjrs which punhed and jostled their way aftcrthem At tho side of the Ford plane In which Col Charles A mother flew to Mexico City they halted Then Ford boosted Kdlson Into tho cockpit and climbed In aftei him For minutes they sa there talking and apparently having a good time H wan Impossible to get nea to cither to hear the conversation they were apparently enjoying much The GlobeGazette ffers a Booklet on Ships of the Navy Pictures of all clasHCR of vessels n thenavy today and complete Igures about our fleet nnd those other This In a fact book let telling what the navy is and It answcra many of the questions ibout tho navy which comeup dally in congress and thruout the country A nollectlon of pic tures and a valuable collection of for every who would keep up to date concerning the af fairs of tlie country Use the coupon Krwlerlc Hasliln Director THio Mascm City CtlnbcGazede Information Ruroau Washington C I enclose herewith SIX CKNTS In ntarnps or roin for a copy of Hie bofllilet SHUS OF THE NAVY Street City ;