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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 26, 1928, Mason City, Iowa THREE IOWA WEATHER Mostly fair tonlgrht and Friday not tjuito so cold tonight AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES North louas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the Home VOL XXXV CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPOKT MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JAN 26 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE SJO 94 Daily it Oaily it Daily rJ REED IS OUT IN FIGHT Man Opens New York Headquarters for Missourian WASHINGTON1 Jan Itlical foundationbuilding goes on Jicre In preparation for what to be a memorable presi dential campaign yearl Construction jexpurts areon the ground In increas ing numbers de structures that first must withstand the sum mer tempests of party conventions before encountering the November tide of ballots The first of these stood almost full ig row n todtvy inush xoomlns out over night complete to the proverbial light ping roil It flew the democratic Elandard of Senator James A Keed Missouri erected not by his own hand but with Vila fill knowledge and Managers Set 1p Offices Reefls campaign headquarters were opened by Lee Meriwellier ot St who will manage the campaign here In conjunction with another headquarters at Louisiana Mo That no will be managed by SdwanJ A who handled Cliamp Clarks Selection of ury Started by Attorneys Many Challenges Are Ex pected From Defense Counsel OF JUSTICE IOS AXGE Tan Tlie tiIul of Wil liam Kdward Hicknian kidnaper kill er ot little Marian Parker got off to its second start today with Superior ludgo Carlos Hardy who yesterday disqualified himself formally turning over the to Judge T J Trabucco vomtneut jurist of Marinosa county The defendant was seated directly ehind his chief counsel Jerome K Wnlab Six men 12 campaign for the nomination eds candidacy thus takes first prominence In the preeonven organization how who ive themselves or whose frtendsare worfcine for them Siippbrtere of Gov Al Smith are re ported to ba extremely active thruout i country perfectingan organiza tion as ajfe ot Secretary Hoover In announcing opening of Heeds headquarters which wltli the Mis souri otfiee will be under the general direction Samuel Forflyce chair man of the atato democratic central committee Meriwether described hlm as one oC the senators devoted supporters and said he was rapidly organizing a staff for a national cam jjaign Jij Fight io The state ot Missouri Is back of to a man and I am authorised sta say that lie Is In this contest to a he said the senator himself Kas never publicly committed hlm as to his but his Xlrlends believe he will begin his cam uaign In a Washingtons birthday speech said Meriwether lias il ways stood as the champion the constitution and for the protection of legitimate property rights He Is a con structive statesman When two mil lion dollar slush funds are used In a single stale to buy a single seat in the United States senate it Is higli time io have another Andrew Jackson In the white house 1 Senator Reed Is such a man Bert Acosta Gets 5 Days for Flying Low NAUGATUCK Jan Acosta famous transAt lantic llyer was sentenced to serve five days in New Haven county Jnil when arraigned in Norough court here today on a charge tf violating the Connecticut aircraft laws Acosta Iwfis charged with fljlngr low over Katuck yesterday Accsta also was or dercd to pay of AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Two of my ghls niigbly near failed in ihe ninth grade hut ihe oilier never did git hoy six women were put in he jury box and District Attorney Asa Keycs briefly outlined Ihe case Judge Questions Ianel Judge Trabucco then questioned the prospective jurors on theU general qualifications One man In the box admitted hav ing formed and expressed an opinion on the Iddnapinskilling case Corridors the hall of Justice were filled with crowds vainly attempting to crash the barriers lo tlie court room without oficfal passes A C Snow an elderly man fainted Outside the sidewalks and lawns were lined with the curious Many Challenges Likely Alfred IIiakman brother of the de fendant arrived 10 minutes before court convenes and took a sent inside tlie court railing Vlorfe than a score of spectators seats wera vacant Few women were Bomb Home of One Time Police Chief Office Assistant of Boys Father Testifies to Seeing Youth OTTAWA Jnn pretty flappertype ot girl climbed into the witness chair at the muiiler trial of Harry Mill today j and testified ns to the activities of the youthful defendant the morning of the diy his mothers body was found buried in the basement of her home at Slreator She said her name was Kslher Ham rin and that she had been employed for two years as an office assistant o Dr H C Hill Hurrys hi liter Told of Boys Visit Harry came to bis fathers office the morning of Aug 22 she said uiul told her he was coming to talie one of the typewriters to Chicago for repair She thot thnt Hurry later had a con versation of somo length with his father who arrived before Harry left Miss Hnmrln said she did not see the machine again until yesterday when it was shipped back from Chicago Tlie witness stiid she did not see Harry again until after ho had been arrested on tbe Pacific coast and in the riiornlng session crowd that daughters tho iigrfof Marian Park Walah also asked it the prospective jurors 3iad any child attending the school from which the slain child was kidnaped ANGELES Jan judge who comes from one of tho Htiarsely populated cow counties of California presided today over the court where William Kdward Hick man kidnaper and slayer of Marian Parker faces justice with a plea of insanity The new presiding officer ot the cottrt 13 Judge J J Trabucca of Mariposa eoxmty named yesterday by TURN TO PAGE 17 Flyer Leaves Colon on 300 Mile Trip Across Gulf to Colombia CAHTAGENA Colombia Jan Colonel Clmrles A Lindbergh completing Hie first lup of Iiis resumed goinl will our landed here safely from Colon Panama shortly befor 2 oclock this afternoon COLOA1 Panama Tan The peaks Earian which Balboa climbed 500 years ago to discover the Pacific pointed a knobby finger to ward new conquests for tho Lone Eaglo today Some 300 miles across tho sunlit waters of the Gulf of Darien Carta gena Colombia Col Charles A Lind berghs first South American port of call awaited his The Spirit of St Louis which brot ilio flyer to Panama on Jan a was tuned for ths flight and its pilot rested by a series of hunting nnd fish ing expeditions was ready Jjindbergh will flj from Cartagrena to Bogota capital of Colombia tomor row FVeiirTunen Continue Trip COLON Panama Jan Djeurteiine Costes and French flyers hopped off from Franci field nt a in today for Guate mala city SCO miles Gangsters Take Vengeance on Two Political Aides of Chicago Mayor CHICAGO Jan ists opened fire on the city administra tion today with dynamite bombs ox ploding them almost simultaneously agnlnst the homes of two of mayoi Thompsons close political aides One bomb carrying an unusually iaige quantity of dynamite toro away i portion ofthe residenco ot Charles Iltzinorrla city comptroller au1 ormer chief of police The othtr smashed in tlio home ot Dr William Reid commissioner of itibllc service during an earlier Thompson administration Hufel Guests Uonteil Out In both Instances tha bombs were ossed from a closed car At tha IMtz nonis home which is in tha fashion able Hyde Park section tho bcmj shattered the front door wrecked thi lower portion of the a btlck and framo structure and bioke win dows as faraway as six blocks Several guests of the itel across the street alarmed by thi dotonaVion fled to the street Kitemorrls his wife and their year old son were In the living roou on the second floor They were un charged with shooting his mother Her voice quavered in answering questions and she was obviously relieved at the short examination PrecedingMiss Hamrin on the O JJloberts of Ottawa autopsy which lie and Dr John Edgecomb performed Docfoi1 Describes Search Dr George A Dicus for 25 years a personal friend of Dr Hill was the witness of tlve day He told of groiny with Harrys fath er io the Hill homo shortly before noon on Aug 22 As the two doctors searched the house Jhey said not a word to each other the witness testi fied They found the diningroom table set for three persons altlio no food was in sight Fire of Unknown Origin Wrecks Interior of Building OSAGE Jnn fire of unknown origin started in the interior of the Sacred Henri Catholic church bore about oclock tins afternoon and in a short time hail almost gutted Hie interior Tho building of brick and frame construction is valued at between nnd It was believed unlikely that the structure1 couJd he saved Tho Dcv Fatliev John Martin Is pastor of the church Present Home Talent Play GOODKLL Jan Aid of the United Brethren Ladies churcl put on a home talent play entitled The Strike of the Ladies after the piny they served coffee sandwiches pie and ico cream not 5 Buildings Destroyed by Fire at Sheldahl STIKtBAHL Jan early morningfiro today destroyed al most half the business section ot Shel 1nhJ wlicn five buildings were burned with n loss estimated at nioro than The fin which started near a stovo in a brtrher shop was fanned by a high and spread to the city hall the poatoffiro and newspaper plant Joe SInivelll a barber was nftcr bcinp overcome by smoke OUR WEATHERMAN GlobeOaxette wcalher figures for Jl hour period ending nt a in Tlmrsday Higliest Wednesday 32 aliovo iiiKlii lieldiv At IM a in below Trace of snnw The erndual nightly descent of the mercury In ho lobRGazcttes ther mometers culminated Wednesday nishl in a minimum temperature of he low zero a mark exceeded only twice this month Tho cold was nccotnat cd by n strong wind cut tlio north west Wednesday night which reached to almost cyclonic proportions Jt dwindled awny during tho night how ever nnd Thursday morning it wns merely a broezo out nf the norlliwem being tempered Bomewhat by a bright Peru Havana Delegate Urges Partial Intervention Ban hurt Tho former police chief told al he knew about It when he called th detective bureau I Imve just been ho said No one ia hurt but the house ha wliat the reason was Moved io Escape Enemies A fewminutes later the report 0 Reid bombing on Gnrfield boillc vard was made A7tho the bomb ex ploded near a building two doors from tlie Reid residence police saw in I two bombings a close connection Dr Reid however believed the bomb not meant for him but someone In Ihe building bpslde which it exploded Police learned Uiat tlie first floor of lhat placifls occupied by Tohn P Al tai candidate recently for alderman Allen was the target of a bomb during lis unsuccessful aldermnnlc campaign ind moved to the Garficld boulevard he explained to escape Ills en emies Document Affecting Star Federal Witness in Burns Trial Gone WASHINGTON Jan IV Ntetvnrt chairman of ihe Ixinnl ot Stiimiiml Oil company of Indiana will appear Tuesday before lie senate oil committee in ils investigation of he operations of tlie Continental Trading coni Ijid Jan Counsel for William J Burns reporlc lo the court heating the SlnclalrBurnb contempt case today that a document affecting William J McMullin a e witness for the government wns stolen last night from one of Hie dc fenso The Burns lawyer told the 5udge the document was taken from Mrs Jean cite Lantz who had been relied upoi to contradict some of statements during a mysterious tack on her In her room at the Ham ilton holel A man entered the room while Mrs husband was absent nowise1 said bound and gagged her onfl mn lier belongings Both Airs Lnntz and her hnsbnm William had hwn summoned by Ihn defense to contradict testimony by McMullin a former Burns delec live that tlie Burns men rn niBPa ilin oil conspiracy jurors Tlie court is hear ins testimony on a obarco that Burns rrarry Sinclair and others were Kt ty of contempt because of Ilieir owfns of Ibe FnllSInclnlr trial jurorr G NOUMAN CLtVKK Clnrlc n member of 1lio liunrd nt control died Thursday nt n hospital In Fort MiuMmni IniliiiR to rally from a severe attaclc Itiilueyolronble Maurtua Thinks Outsider Has No Right in Internal Affairs HAVANA Jan mat ter of Intervention by one country in tha Internal affairs of another was be fore the PanAmerican congress for discussion today It Is not possible to denounce all such Intervention a report dealing with the subject declares Tha report was explained by Dr Victor Maurtua Pern before Its presentation to the committee on public International kiw for which he Is tlie reporter He urged Hint subjects included In the first two chapters oC the recom mendations for codification of in ternational law nreuMed by tho jur ists conference in Tuieiio last NEW April should be made the subject of loll of general declaration instead ot liotug tventy llestvtctecl by Custom These chapters define the various legal conceptions ot such law iboy also include the article No state may Intervene In the lu ernnl affairs of Dr MnurtuaH report ngrues that according to modern conceptions of in termitional law a nations sover elgniy ia somewhat subjected to re strictions imposed by constantly grow Terrific Wind Causes Heavy Property Loss in Many Towns Called lo J Rule to Throw Out Wilson Appeal WASHINGTON Jan senate elections committee was sud dcnly called into session today to re consider its decision of yratPrdny in throwing out the petition of William 3 Wilson for a recount in tho last Pennsylvania senatorial election The committee call for a session late oday was issued juat as tho senate was listening to a plea by Reed o Missouri chairman ot the slush fund committee which investiviited the cnmpmen expenditures of the sue cesstul candidate William S Viire that the elections committees action of yesterday be overridden by the sen te itself When Chairman Sliorlrlctge told the senate that the committeewould meet oday to reconsider Its action Senator Reed said he would not press for im nediate action on his resolution I dont think after this committee ho said that I will over lave to ask for action on this rosolu Believe Girl Held in Kentucky Is Frances Smith Missing Student Tan Police here aro holding a young girl Iwlicvetl to bo Frances St John Smith missing Smith collcRe student The l nrrlred n OHvo Hill yesterday nc cnmpnnlcil by a yoiinp man and they salrl they were hiking thru tho coun try Physicians See No Chance for Life for Northwood Wreck Victim NORTHWOOD Jan John Stodtlurd who was injured In the wreck which killed her husband Tues day jiight at a crossing of Centra1 avenue and the Uork Island tracks is oftyond hope of recovery A Mnson City doctor was called in consiillalfon with local physicinnp Wednesday afternoon ITIs examma tion of tho patient confirmed Ihe opin ion of local doctors that her neck waf broken Tho spun life yet allotted icr is very brief according to the physicians Pending tho termination of her condition funeral services for Mr KtocUIard aro delayed TIjo Stoddarcls automobile was struck by a fast Hock Jsland train Tuesday nislit Mr Standard whc driving died in aliout an hour after the accident Mvs Stoddnrd wif alyzed thniont her body ly the in Inrlea suffered in tho A 21 PalteiKon who mis riding witli them las a dislocated Miouldnr nnd several bad bruises and cuts Iff fs confined to his lied at home n mllo south of here nnd will recover Tho Stoddnrds have four children nil grown Clarence Marshal nnd ainitde I he latter being twins Tho twins aro students in the Northwood high shoo Mr Stoddard was fid years ot ape and his wICo 55 Hln mother survives abidiiiK in her homo at Shell Kock Four brothers live in Bnller county Court Myron and Klmcr Bo sides these therearo thrco sisters1 Mri Mnbtl Garner Clarkvillc Mrs Cora McKlroy Shell Kock and Mrs T G Thompson Olympih Wash YORK Tan tho severest wlndatorm imrlenced by eastern states fyr year today stood at six deaths scores ot it ured and heavy properly damage Extending from Cape Hatteraa t Newfoundland tho gule left in it path disrupted communications an hampered trattic on land and ing international customs The committee on communications bad before It amendments suggested by Mexlca to the draCt treaty on com mercial aviation Their amendments Appeared to dele gates to Introduce the possibility of dis crimination between national and for of nay soy marked curtailment of shipping at so In York City the wind renche a velocity ot 72 miles nn hour which was said by weather bureau officials to be equivalent to a velocity ot 89 milus an hour by lha system of meas urement In vogue prior to Tan 1 Kot slnco Dec 2G 3915 when a OGmlle galewas recorded have the New York instruments shown so high a wind Boston Cautden N Scrmton Bloomsburjcr add Syracuse 3V had one fatality sign planes on tlie part o Mexico Would Hold Flyers Tha Mexicans would allow govern montg to designate the zones over diicli for military reasons nil for ign and national ones en uged in international services could be excluded from lying Tlie draft treaty recognized the riglit to establish such but mentioned that both national for eign machines without distinction or executions would have1 o lie excluded The Mexicans nlso would halt nil iiternntiowi flyers at the frontier un tir nn amendment jirovidinpr tbe prov rnment should Kiiuervise II entries nd exits planes Buffered Kidney Trouble Attack Jan 9 Was Energetic Manager G Norman Clark 63 member of tha tale board oC control and active in he commercial life JIason City for 7 years died Thursday morning Ht 30 oclock at a hospital In Fort Matt son ot kidney trouble and lone Mr Olnrk suftared ft severe attack if kidney trouble Monday Jan 9 hortly arriving at tha state pen teiHIary from Mason City where ha spent tbe weekend visiting with its family Ho continued to grow weaker rallied nt times but the phy sicians who attended him Wednesday to giva up hope oC his surviving th a attack Family at Bedside Mrs Clark Ita been at his since a week ago Wednesday Edwin Clark his son who la am at torney in Kew York arrived Monday night Mnry his 12 year old ter went to Fort Madison Monday Arrangements for tha funeral hud jnot been completed Thursday nltho it was stated by Mrs D Ij Grautinv 713 South Carolina nveniie sister ol each t IChSavytroTi top ot a ninestory building in downtown Neii York crashed thru four floors Somo worth of plate trlass was broken in Neil York cityIn up state New York piled falling snow into heavy drifts Grain valued at In Two Witnesses Left in Trial o Kirby for Murder of Hos DUBUQUB Jan Two vilnesses remained to be calloi today y tho state in the trial of Emmett Cirby alleged lenilcr of tho gnne vliicJj shot nntl kilfed Charles lios luring uu alleged lilJaolvliiff of Itos vage last Hvpt 21 They are Melvhi Zuber member of ha pung wlio ia one of four indicted n first deyroe murder charges in the tilling nnd Siietiff Frank J Kenne dy Clark Troy another of ihe gans vlio is noiv serring a Jife sentence conviction oe having tlono tho ictual shoothigr been crtJIed to es fy In Kirbys defense The GlobeGazette Offers Readers Canned Food Recipes Here is nn excellent recipe hook It tells how to fix over 200 dif ferent ona out of a can from the grocer These recipes include n wide variety of soups salads vegetable dishes entrees sauces sandwiches and desserts They nre authoritative because they ore the result of the study of experts These recipes are widely tauglii in schools of domestic science nnd will keep nny woman posted on the latest methods oC preparing nour ishing ami appetizing foods Krnd to our Washington infor mation bureau and get this recipe book Jnst euclaso four cents in stamps fin1 return postage nnd handling Frederic T HasUin Director Tlio MtiKon City Inrnrntntinn Hnrenii I C I enclose linrpwilh fnur cents in slnrniis for a cnpy of ho honUlct RECIPKS KOIl CAX NRD Nmnc Street City Slate Mr Clark that the hotly would be brot here for buvial Mr Clark had served on tha board oc control for nearly seven months He was appointed to the position by Gov John Hammill early last year In succeed John B Butler of Fort Dodge whose term expired July 1 He was the only democratic member of the board At tlio tima oC 3fK clarka anpoint ncnt Governor Haminill stated he had sought and found a business man services would be of great aid o tho board In theopinion of A M McCotl and J H Slrief other mem iera of lie board the executives tended for export was in ships bottled J statement was amply liorno out by up behind the breakwater near Hut Ealo Vessels driven or iidiMigercd all iilontj tho JCng and const 3n Canada every form of traffic was inUuruptcd in tha Ottawa valley jy the worst storm of its kind In 10 Mr Clarks subsequent service Always in energetic worker Mr Clnrk gave to tno stale that unstinted ptfisonul effort ivbich had made him stctessful in business Mr Clark direct charge of tho orphans home at Davenport bringing with It more than a j the state juvenile home at Toledo tha foot of snow In tho province of hospitals for the insane at Indepcnd juebec two tcct sdinv accompanied once nnd Mount Pleasant and tha 50mile nn ne train hour wind tmowing la FAIR FOR IOWA DBS MOINES Jnn empeiatures which visited northeni oivo last night will probably not he tonight the government weather huroaii prodictfd today Weather tonight and tomorrow Is expected to bo mostly fair Minimum temperatures reported lffht wore Uero nt Sioux City and 1iailes City 4 above at Duhnqtu Davenport nnd PCS Moinss nml S xbove nt Keoknk PRIVAKRULING Governor Still Unable to Get Road Bond Opinion From Fletcher MCTINKS Jnn Vailing tc obtain from Attorney rieiiernt lohn Fletcher nn official opinion as to the constitutionality of the proposer 100 bond issue bill Governor Han mill today announced thnt ho wouU seek the best private lesal opinion 01 the subject thnt can be obtained The goveror was in receipt todny ol a iiilrl letter from Mr Fletcher forming him that the attorney flyne saw nothins new In the Rovcrnorf seoond renuest for an opinion whicl wonhl him to chunRehis for mer view In IUH previous letter Mr Kletcher snid lhat in view of the fae that the bond bill was not now Jpfore any stale department of governmcnta luKly for loflnik action lila dciiart ment could not deliver n fonun opinion Whether ho decision of CLnverno Haminill to seek further Ifcliron tlu issue would delay far tbcr tbnn contemplated Die sovern rtesire to call a Hnerinl session of Ihr hKislature to consldfr thu bond bill was not made nt todays ronfrrenre Oiicralrs Cafe j Iliin Is Hie proprletoiof a new rcstniiranl and amusement room locnted in Die Ijiillrllnson south side of Mnln street Mr Munson comes from five miles north of state penlteiutnry at Fort Madison Studied Prison He vas deeply interested In tlie de velopment of tlie prison Industries es pecially at the stale penitentiary where bo spent ft largo amount of time in an endeavor to mahe moro efficient the factory which supplied work for nearly 300 prisoners Before starting his work Mr Clrtik had mado a careful survey of the job ho was to fill in the joint management ivilii two others of more than residents ami inmates ot state institutions with a financial turnover of a year Devoted Murli Time Since he hcKiin his duties on board Sir tlnrlc had devoted a amount of time and energy in studying thepossibilities ot prison labor Tho penitentiary nlsa has a shirt factory which employed in tha nt prisoners and undo only mens work shirts whllfl tlie iilate factory also situated it tho penitentiary employs about lii men liolh of which of course were mder his supervision Born in GnuAly Connfy Mr Clark was born on a Grundy county Cnrm Tan 1 1S75 Eight years Inter tho family moved to Farkers biirij where he was educated In tho public schools After cojiipletlnff school lie entered a drug store as a clerk and later bought and operated the establishment He continued In tho driip businesn until IS years nso when he cnme to Mason City where he had been en gaged In Ilia real estate business since Married 7 Years AKO Twentyseven years nRO ho iraff lunrried to Miss Knsh of TrUX TO 17 Will Rogers Says Tins niuiMJerer out liore Hick man KO that means out friaf ftfl Roing to be t flight to a finish lit1 two en the iihonisls tnd tho phoiofftviphorK murder procedure about is Iollous Fool enough to commit a orinio tluinh enough to pet oiuprht Kttiart cnoirgh to prove you n when you comniittrrl It fnrMinatc cnouprh to show you uits too snno to Yours for ;