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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 14, 1928, Mason City, Iowa ff IOWA WEATHER Unsettled tonight and Sunday prob ably some snow in west and north por tions and changing to snow In south east portion tonight Much colder with cold wave predicted for Monday AND MASON CITY NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for the Home1 VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY JAN UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONA NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 84 Another Loophole Closed Illinois Convicts Turn Down Fare at De Kalb County jail Jan woman may be only a woman BO far as Kipling is concerned but shes sheriff in DeKaib county whereupon hangs a tale When Mrs Helen Dolder steppei into the shrievalty Thursday night tha S3 prisoners could not restrain a collective laugh up a collective sleeve A woman sheriff In their opinion was Preposterous even to contemplate The opportunity to show Sheriff Dol fler just how far she could go with them came Thursday night Golden grain was on the bill of fare That is the Jail lingo for what the rest oC th country knows as plain cornmea mush Hulked at Golden j The educated appetites of the prls oners balked at golden Thlr tythree prisoners with positive like and dislikes concerning jail fare re belled at such food They turned u fjheir noses and turned the plates Which was all right with Sherif Whether they ate or not wa none of her concern The rebel against golden however car ried their protest farther making torn toms of their tin plates and drum sticks of their knives forks an To the tintinnabulation i heso Tjoisemakers the 33whowoul rfateatmush began to wail when c Y6 eat tte to in flurphy Must Serve Time Supreme Court Rules After a period of three years during which attempts have been mads at learly every possible legal loophole by attorneys for D J Murphy the state upreme court has decided that the ormer Waukon banker must serve a 15year sentence given him on a charge of uttering a forged instru ment John A Senneff who was ap pointed special prosecutor when the nveatigatlon ot Murphys activities first began has followed the case thru from the beginning and it was who argued it orally before the state supreme court Murphy had lived at Waukon for a number of years before his ilega acts were brot to light He practiced law during the early part his ca reer Later he became a financial pow er In a large territory surrounding Waukon Ha was connected with sev eral banks and he had a large loan business Was Community Pillar Persons living in northeastern Iowa became acquainted with Mr Murphy They liked him and his apparent hon esty and sound business judgmenl gave them confidence in him He be came an important factor in the lite of the community in which he one of the cornerstones upon which the Important and worthwhile things were built Judging from appearances Mr Mur phy was a man who would be classed as successful thruout life and who for silence again the yelling Turns HoSe ori Convicts Her patience exhausted Mrs Dclder irdered the prisoners back to their MEN HUNT Hundreds Algona TWO RUSS I1 fells Wholl put us in they shouted This was Mrs Dolders cue She or dered out the deputies Nozzles were attached to fire hose In a very few the prisoners were flattened against the jail wall drenched The tin music stopped and the de rision turned to pleading But the hose played on until they all prom ised to return to their cells as ordered Lindbergh Is Off for Few Days Vacation PANAMA Jan post operations of the United States army at France field reported at noon today that Col Charles A Lindbergh landed safely at a m at Bou tiuette where he will anend several Vdays vacation j Hanlontovvn Woman Better HANLONTOWN Jnn from Mrs H L Gesme who under s went an at Minneapolis Wednesday are that she is getting i nlong nicely and expects to be home next week The GlobeGazette Offers a Booklet About Mexico Lindbergh has turned all eyes in tha United States toward Mexico the rich half developed republic to he south ot us What do you know ahout this now world treasure chest which Ims bocn the great North American puzzlo for generations Rich in mineral resources with untold agricultural possibilities Mexico struggles asninst the forces of progress and development from the north and presents an eternal Mexican v Here our Washlnt informa tion bureau offers a Yhoro illus trated account Atxico its geography climate history form government resources and problems This booklet will help every American to understand the recurring difficulties in our rela tions with our neighbor republic Timely for schools study groups and well Informed newspaper readers by Roberts JOHN A SBNNEFK Mr Semiflff was special prose cutor in tho case against J Murphy Waukon haulier who was sentenced for 15 years on the charge ol uttering a forged insru inent Lawes Sing Two Suspects Are Held in Flint in New Hickman Case FLINT Jan Widespread search for the slayer of 5 year old Dorothy Schneider kinder garten pupil whose mutilated body was found Thursday In a creek three miles from her home at Mount Morris continued today Two men brot under suspicion dur ing yesterdays developments in the are to bo viewed by Archie Bacon Mount Morris farmer who saw the childs slayer a short time after th crime was committed Police ha little hope that either suspect would prov to be the right man Fully 500 police officers and depu tics augmented by volunteer bands farmers arecombing Genesee countj and entire state for the killer dt scribed by Bacon as a man about D years old driving an old Dodge sedan Two thousand dollars in rewards hav been posted A farmer living near Lapeer Mich was under surveillance today to b viewed by Bacon as a result of info maUon furnished by Detroit police Sheriff Frank Green was holding man who was said to have filled th description of the slayer a gener way TheGonesee county hoard oC BUPj Of f for Rest ad acquired lor himself and thos vho were nearest to him But ther something fundamentally wronf vith Mr Murphys plan of doln hlnfes as investigation conducted dm ExCCUtlOner Denies nj his trials revealed Evidence showed that for 15 years r more the Waukon banker had been mbezzling money and forging papers lome da3 nearly anyone could have od him he would get into a position vhere his illegal practices would be evealed This day came and in Oc ober 1924 ho was unable to meet his Mr Murphy went to his ionic it was reported that he was mentally unbalanced Indictments Were Returned At the January 1925 term the Vllamakee county grand jury a num icr of indictments were returned igainst the banker In March 1925 Mr Senneff was appointed special TURN TO PAGK 13 Schneider parents of the slain girl and meet all funeral The tody Is to be burled Monday Plane Lands but IVfe Hours Under Record lowan Succeeds in Bettering His Previous Time Ger man Mark Stands MITCHEL FIELD N Jnn 14 Chatnberllna second attempt this week to establish a new worlds duration flight record failed today The plane landed at p m It would been necessary to have remained In the air until p m to beat the record held in Ger many Bettered His Old Marls Tho tyer also failed to make a new American record Altho he had bet tered the old mark o CL hours 11 minutes ands 25 seconds nt p under tho regulations it Is necessary to remain in the alt for at least an tour after the old record That time would have been p m Lack ot fuel caused the plane to de Officers Say Foreigners Planned Disturbance at Coolidge Arrival HAVANA Jan wnJ apparently determined today to vido a harmonious atmosphere for the meeting of the PanAmerican con ference opening today Two Russians giving tho names ot Elexes and Fablal were arrested by Cuban police They came from Mexi co Jan 9 Police asserted the Rus sians had plans to carry out an agi ution during the conference sessions It was intimated that this Included an eCfort to create a disturbance when President Coolldgo arrives tomorrow afternoon aboard the battleship Texas Two Koluscd Entrance Earlier two Haitian leaders were refused permission to land at Santiago The Haitians Dr Pierre Himdecourt and Dr Iates BeJlegarde belong to ai faction opposed to President Borno scend The transAtlantic flyer landec skillfully with a dead He had previously dropped a message saying ho would fly until the tanks went dry The official time of landing was p m Chamberlin nnd his companion Roger Q Williams were obviously tired when they stepped out of the cockpit oC the plane They were covered with grease and grime caused by leaking oil pipes They were rushed away to a hotel to escape the crowd of several hundred persons which congregated about them Brolto Former Time Haiti Frederic J Hnsliin Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Hureau Washington D C I enclose herewith SIX CENTS in stamps or coin for a copy of the booklet MEXICO Name Street CUy te SUt Chicago Baby Kept Alive by Artificial Means Dies Suddenly CHICAGO Jan 68 lour fight of six Chicago firemen and skilled obstetricians to keep life in the body of twelveday old baby George mlth thru artificial respiration and lood transfusion has failed The baby died Inst night just ns tho relcgs firemen and physicians were onfident they had won Without arning tho littlo body suddenly witched and tho heart stopped the infant from what eemed certain death last Wednesday he used iifi tanks oC oxygen alued at and the mother Mrs oseph Smith submitted to two blood ransfuslons in the desperate effort o save the baby Breakdown Funerals of Slayers Held NEW YORK Jan Lewis E Lawes Sing Sing prison was on his way to Palm Beach today for a 10 days rest his nerves shat tered by the ordeal ot the executions Mrs Ruth Snyder and Henry Judd Gray Thursday night He went on the advice of his physi cian his secretary said The warden has long been opposed to capital pun ishment The executioner Robert Elliott ad mitted he had called upon a physician yesterday hut denied that he was ill Bodies Laid to Rest Henry Judd Grays body was put away m Rosedalo cemetery in a drizzling rain which soon bore n rain how Just as mourning relatives were notified that Robert Elliott tight pipped death agent had collapsed un tler a nervous strain at his Richmond Hills home Tho body of Mrs Snyder was placed in a receiving vault in AVoodlawn cemetery Brief funeral services for Mrs Snyder were held In the morning at tended only by members of her Im mediate family Her body was placed far away from that dis tance between Woodlawn cemetery in srew York and another nt Montclalr N J Bodies Attract Attention Plan New Building for Democratic Convention Jan committee on arrangements for the democratic national Houston in convention at June today launched plans for construction of a temporary buildingin which the next democratic nominee for the presidency will be named In announcing that he had wired the committees decision to Mayor Oscar Holcomfoe of Houston Chairman Jesse H Jones said the temporary building would accommodateabout per sons instead of the which the present Houston auditorium can seat Aid Meets HANLONTOWN Jan first Lutheran Ladies aid meeting was held thia year on Thursday and netted the association jTHE LOCAL GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending nt a in Saturday Maximum 37 Minimum At a in Trace of rain January from the very first has shown u disposition to lronk all th traditions of the month Its been svarm Its been rainy theres been a rainbow and after each rain it has come back clear nnd warm again Sue was the O Friday and Friday cloudy and rainy nnd Satinda clear and warm at the beginning least Later Mrs Snyders body will be placed beside that of her father In the Brown family plot This decision is a nicety arrived at by her mother who knows it would be no fit companion for the remains of tho husband she murdered The bodies ot the two were as great an attraction thia afternoon or reater than during their sensational rial for the murder So many thousands passed the re pcntive undertaking parlors after heir removal from Sing Sings uUopsy room that police were called o keep them moving Tent Shields Grays Family Grays burial intended for secrecy ivas an attraction for hundreds but oltce fixed a deadline far awny from tho grave and held them back out of the familys way His relatives nnd friends had erected a tent to shield them from the morbid eyes nnd al stood beneath it as undertakers pall bearers lowerod the casket All but one Thruout the ceremony heavilyveiled woman who had driven tip to the cemetery in a large limousine stood outside the Identity a mystery her grief unmis takable WEATHER NEXT WEEK For the Upper Mississippi and Low er Missouri valleys cold at beginning ot week especially in northern por tions rising temperature by the towards tho probably one or two precipitation period Will Rogers WASHINGTON Jan found on my arrival in Washington that somo people had censured me severely for leaving the impression that Mr Coolidge was on tho radio Well tho Idea that anyone could imagine It was him uttering the nonsense that I was uttering well It struck me that It would be an insult to anyones sense oC humor to announce that it was not him So I wrote Coolidge a note explaining and received n two pige letter wlthing 30 minutes from him written all in his own longhand saying that lie had been told of It but knew that anything that I did was donein good natured amuse ment and to not give it a mo ments worry and also thnnkcd me for my kind references to him on various occasions of which ho had heard I knew my man beforeI jo about ihm Its ns 1 have often said you can always joke gooc abouthim What I did over the radio on Mr Coolidge I did an tire year on my tour of every state last season and I knew It didnt of fend good taste then I want to publicly thank Mr Coolldge for that lovely letter to I am personally very fond of him an election coming on know of no man connected ivitl cither party who I have ever ha the pleasure of meeting who dont have a great regard for When there is no malice in you heart there can ho none shown ir your homes But between yo and I there Is a lot of people Ir this country who should never h so ahscntminded ns to refer lo thcl sense of humor Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 3rominent Persons From All Parts of State Attend Bankers Funeral ALGONA Jan of persons from many parts of Iowa and from other states paid tribute to the memory of Lewis H Smith 02 pioneer surveyor banker nnd railroad engineer at tho funeral services held for tho aged rmxn hero in the Congre gational church yesterday Mr Smith died at his homo hero Tuesday He was born March 31 1835 The funeral was tho largest event of Its kind ever held hero and tho seating capacity of tho church was taxed to hold the throng which crowded tho auditorium The services were in charge of the Rev B M Southgate Congregational pastor who spoke at considerable length on tho achievements of this well known Kossuth county pioneer The Rev Southgate In his funeral ad ress stressed the character of the nan who usod his extraordinary alents for tho upbuilding of the com lunity In which he had spent so much f his life Had Forward Mr the pastor said wns eculiarly a forward looking man a ommunlty builder and not merely an irly resident who used all his abll ies to avail himself of worldly goods rom among thijopportunlties afforded settler in a new country Unlike Daniel Boone who would omo to a community stay a short ime and on Mr Lewis settled this county before there was a own of Algona surveyed tho present ite of the toxvn nnd remained here to end to the growth of the village his mazing talents for organlzatJoJ nnd lanning Little did he tho Rev louthgato went on that when he aid out tho original platof tho vll agethat years later tho city would paving its streets from the very lat that he had ISrot Countys First Piano Mr Southgate went on to show how Air Smith had brot the first piano he first sewing machine to the coun y Tho minister contrasted the habl of Mr Kmfth with that of other pioneers who used their money to fur ther their own ends But Mr Smith in the pinno hro culture to the community nnd will tho sewing machine furnished be to clothing and consequently more o Mr Smith was a kindly man intei estcd in the interests of his neighboi and extremely wrapped up In the we fare of his community nnd left noil Ing undone to advance the progress c his the minister said The burial which took place in th Alprona cemetery was nt Mr Smith own request in charge of the Me sonic lodge ot which he was a chnrt member Right members of the K wania club acted as pallbearers Selected His Miisio Special music at tlm church wns 1 Dr A L Hist AlgJna who sani TURN TO PAGE 13 MEAR1GIBUTY mages of Speakers Miles Away Are Seen During N Y Tests SCHENECTADY N Jan radio fans dream of a home receiving Bet bringing to him both sight and sound seemed near realiza tion today Radio waves have carried both audi tion and vision Into homes here Some further simplification and a regulation of cost of apparatus are all that stand In tho way of household use of tele vison engineers say A small audience seated in a home here yesterday saw In minute detail tho actions of artists whose voice they heard from a common radio loud speaker The transmitter waa located laboratory three miles away thr emonstration was given hy the Gen Electric company E B W chief con ulting engineer of the Radio Corpora on of America said that nt present lie vision broadcaster was limited tc lie transmission of but a single sub ect such as the face of a person or extremely concentrated group o bjects Only Short Distances Now Television broadcasting has been onducted from tho companys station ero regularly for some time Mr Uexanderson said the transmitter op rating on 3S meters Transmission o far has been attempted only for distances but experimenters in end to try for greater range hat tho short wave will he received letter at long distances as in the ase of radio broadcasting In yesterdays demonstration tho re ceiving apparatus was housed in n cabinet much like that of a phono graph A threeinch square opening n the televisor permitted viewing nf tho radiopictures First was seen merely a streak of parallel lines but under the manlpula tlons of the operator these disappeared n a few minutes and a luminous field appeared As a voice came over the loud speaker saying that the demonstration was about to begin the face of the speaker was seen lie lit a ciRnret the smoke of which was plainly ap parent lie was followed hy a ukclele performer but due to tho limited size of the screen merely the face war visible Sees Pictures on Pnpe The fiirl appeared with a book in her hand and when she hold n pnjfe t tho transmitters even pictures on thf page could be scon A tte which sh said was highly colored however merely appeared ns a piece of fla tloth without nny distinguishing col ors ID Chamberltn to day broke his old American record on an endurance flight At oclock this afternoon the 1Iycr and his companion Roger Q Wil liams were still in the air and had broken the record made last April of 31 hours 11 minutes and 25 seconds They will have to remain in the air an hour longer however before their mark can be officially recognized it they stay up until p m they will create a new worlds record Tho plane was apparently function ing well as it soared monotonously over the Long Island flying fields Wives Follow Flight Cliamberlln and Mrs G M Bollanca wife of the designer of the plane were at the field here follow ing the progress ot the flight The flyers took oft from Roosevelt field adjoining Mltchcl Field at a m on Thursday Almost from the moment they left the ground their flight had been fraught with intense physical hardship loss of fuel because of leaks in their oil and gasoline sys Delegates from 21 American lies will attend the session thrt sixth International conference ot American states the official designa tion of the conference The agenda In cludes matters OE an interAmerican judicial nature communication prob lems intellectual cooperation eco nomic and social problems Dispatches from Bogota Colombia are that Instructions have been sent Colombian delegates to remain neu tral in caso a discussion of American policy In Nicaragua arises The Ar gentine delegation was instructed in case this question arose to reaffirm thp jteclaratlon of Argentines foreign of tho peoples oE the tems trouble with the dials of their flying instruments weather and unfavorable The discussion of judicial problems will be based on tha report of the commission of jurists which met in Rio Janeiro last spring to make com parative studies tending toward unl ormity In civil law commercial law irocedure law and other branches of lirlvrUe law Aviiitlon LTp for Discussion Other matters to be iliscussocl are International aviation automobile ind railway traffic and the organiza tion of a technical commission to rec ommend the most effectlvb means for tho establishment of steamship lines to connect the Americas and elimina tion ot unnecessary port formalities The opening addresses of IreHidunt CoolldKo nnd President Machado of Cuba will be made Monday They will ho broadcast The suggestion o President Madia do business sessions nf the confer ence bo postponed until Wednesday wns approved The twoclay delay waa nrranffod to facilitate celebrations for President Coolldge Monday will a national holiday in honor of the viait CAL IN FLORIDA State Bureau Wants No Prop erty Tax Levied to Pave Highways DKS MOINES Jin QuFilified hy a scries of reservations the Iowa Farm Bureau federation yes terdny took a stand in support oC the lropOHed state road bill as the annual convention here just closed Tlio road resolution flskccl that he primary roail hill bo declared invaiic unions both principal and interest are paid from the primary road f 11 mis Other reservations that no dt rect property tax shall be levied that the state bond issue be substituted for1 not added to the county rond bonds that tho total state and county bonds outstandingshall not excced and that the highway im provement program cover the entire state equally The Farm Rurcau also asked that tho Improvement oC irtrmtomnrkei ronds be studied The McXarylliuipen bill the equalization foe and the federal fann board for the farm bonrd be nominated by the asrirultur al nnd demanded that tho Iowa congressional dnlcptation ac tively support the bill Other resolu tions urged the passage nf a state to safeguard banlc deposits approved a state income tax and askod that farm lands ho made a basis for redis count credit hy the federal reserve hoard Charles K Hearst was rrelrornl president of the federation and J H Jones of Ainsworth was named vice president Mis Ellsworth Richardson nf rperrtcf chnirmrtn of the vomcns cnmmittcf PRESIDENT LVS SPFI CIAt TRATN KN ROUT 13 TO WRST Jnn n section of the United Ktates entirely new tn him President Coulldse jour neyed southward today to Key where he will board the battjesliip Texas to convey to the panAmerican Conpress at Havana a message ot pood will and International tton Accompanied n party of promU nent Americans inctudlnp members of hLs cabinet the president with Coolsdpe sped during the night thru the nnd Georpla into Flor ida at Jacksonville he said Roqdbya to Secvrstary of tho labor ilo partment Ho was due lato today at MiamV tbe only formal stop on the trip TTRN TO PAGE 13 AUNT HET By RobcrL Quillcn a lot o dumb women lint aver one ol em 1ms got souse enough to ngree with what her hus bnnd siiys nn kcnp him Ihinkin shos ;