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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 31, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Unsettled tonight possibly snow in east portion not so cold in eastcentral portion and slightly colder In nortn west portion ednesday mostly fair and colder AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES North Iowas Daily Newspaper FinalEdition Edited for tho Home VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JAN AMP INTERNATIONAL NEWS NO98 REPORTED SAFE SIMPLE RIB Lindy Begins Hop to VirginTskndsTOEL STUMS Coolidge Denies Navy Campaign of Committee to f Onrtis Ontvns to Al Plan Invites Competition r M L C CtofQI President Says Building Is Large Number of State Qnly Officers Pay Last Tribute Marked by the simplicity and di rectness that bad charcterized his life the funeral service for G Norman Clark was held Monday afternoon at his home 212 Seventh street north west There the members of the family the most intimate ot his friends and n considerable number of state officials whoso esteem he had won In a fei months of service gathered to their final tribute There they heard Dr C F Ilinton rector ot St Johns Episcopal cluircl place tlie epitaph upon his memory o an honest man the noblest work o Floral Tributes Tho spacious residence was packe fur tho service despite tlie fact tha the rites were private About tl coffin were banked floral offering eloquent tributes of love and rcspcc from friends in all parts ot the stat Tlie service opened with a piaye 1 by Dr Hinton following which Ma nard Tournier sang No Nigl by Daiiks After reviewing the career of M Clark Dr Hinton said in part Such is the brief unadorned record the life ot Norman Clark and f now that life has come to Its close or this side of the veil and we his loved J ones bis friends his business as sociates and colleagues in public of today committing nis morta the lap of mother earth and iding his immortal soul to the Jan he naval construction program now Before congress represents American equlrements alone in the expressed opinion of President Coolidge and inr lies no invitation to Intelnational ompetition Addressing the semiannual busl esg meeting oC the government last night the president declared it was he intention to build the ships as apidly as permitted by the condition f the treasury Touching on virtually nil financial matters of interest to the govern nent especially tax reduction and the public debt Mr Coolidge said o he naval building program Only Orderly The recommendation now bctor the congress to replace obsolete nav al vessels and moderately increase our naval strength contemplates an orderly construction procedure noth ing more It contemplates that the construction program will becarried out as conditions dictate and treasury balances warrant It considers our own requirements alone and carries no thot of entry in to competitive construction with anj ther As estimated by others the build ns prosram would cost about 740 based on present prices The presidents address containing lis first discussion of the construe ion program which has been criti cized in congress because it specifies no date for beginning or completing tho 71 new out that i asked to I should mKCiibe it thus eoise Norman Hones Man the Noblest Work of for b was honest in his dealings honest ii his convictions honest with hi friends and it one man may judg tlie inner workings of the mind o another he was honest with himsel ile was it man who wore wcl Men who have known him longest ar the most attached tohint and respect for his ability and integrity was deep ened with increasing knowledge of the man The friends of his boyhood are still his warmest friends today the mcii with whom he had had business Depositions Paint Fathei and Mother of Hick pi man as ljueer LOS ANGELES Jan family secrets gathered from the hills of Arkansas and brot lo a Los An geles courtroom In tho hope that they would save William Edward Hickman from the gnllows heightened tho inter terest in the sanity trial of tho youth ful kidnaper and murderer today Pictures of the lives of llickman ancestors some oC them long since dead were brot into court yesterday ir the form of depositions which had been taken by prosecution and de tense in Sebastian county Arkansas These were intended by tho defense to show a strain ot insanity running thru the young criminals family tor at least three generations beginning Curtis Opens With Address Governor Paulen S t a r t s Drive to Land Kansan in White House NEW YORK Jan campaign of tlie only avowed candi date for the republican presidential Charles Curtis of formally under way in New York City today while the headquarters ot his fellow mldwestern er former Gov Frank O Lowdcn of Illinois was closed The campaign ot Senator Curtis was launched by Gov Ben S Paulen of Kansas in an address before a dinner of the Kansas Society of Ijjew to Army Venezuelans Bid Goodbye Head Explains Stand of Candidates on Prohibition York The Lowden headquarters opened several months ago at the Waldorf was closed on the orders of the gentleman who ordered it said Mrs William F Crawford who directed dismantling of tho office Her husband bad been In charge Governor Paulen at the Kansas a In ner hailed Senator Curtis who ruse from nice track jockey to leadership of his party In the as the man o the Prior to the dinner Governor newspapermen iC nominated The plan I endorsed doen not contemplate any as to tho beginning orthe completion ot this tentativeprogram But it does contemplate the building of the ships as fast as possible t Appealing again for support for a constructive economy program tho president asked congress to adher to the administrations reduction proposal and asserted that it would be better to have no ta reduction than too much He sold he had no partisan thot In making his tax reduction proposa and he hoped there would be none in its final consideration by mon w wom e dealings thrust the length of bis ca As the tax bill congress house L roor are his greatest admirers at this hour He won way thru an honesty ol purpose was apparent a ot character wbich made men sure of him His sterling worth was tho governor of the state when VOKS than n year ill lie appointed him tn public office as u member ol tlic state board of control Not ISc Forgot It was characteristic of Norman Clark that ho accepted public office ns a public trust approaching Its duties witli a solemn sense of respon sihtlity and nutting into his task nn energy commensurate with his higl purpose but which alas his Impaired health could not long sustain His friends Will treasure their memories of him The community is the better foi tlie wholesome straight manly life he lived And it is no rhetorical extrav agance to say that short as was hit incumbency of public office the in fluence of his high purpose fine de termination and selfforgetful energy TURN TO PAGE 11 otal greatly exceeded that set by th dministration Gen Lord Gives Tallc It now is in the senate where lea have arranged to hold up its coa sideiation until March 15 tax figure are in to supply congress with add tional information concerning the si tus of the treasury Director Lord of the budget a itldrcssed the gathering in Contine tal Memorial hall from which rail hookups carried the speeches thru out the country Vice President Dawes who was thefirst budget tli Paulen predicted to that Senator Curtis would carry all but 11 southern states and have n fighting chance in thre with his maternal grandparents ecky and Otto Buck 500 Pages Yet to Kcart About 100 typed pages the test ony of midwest witnesses all reli ves and friends of Hickmans family ere read into the court record leav 6QO pages to bo read Otljer foUovi tj of these He asserted that Governor Smltl should ho bo tho democratic nominee would run better against Serrelar Herbert Hoover than He would againb enator Curtis Countrys Present Standing lO U O Army Would Be Contin ued for Another Year Residents of St Ihomas Decorate Capital City for Aviator bbyliood companions of the etendant Tlie first depositions offered painted is grandfather as subject to ie grandmother as frail and given U ears and talking the lotber Sirs Eva Hickman as do ressecl morose and nt one time nt empting suicide and the father Wil lam Thomas Hickman ns Thomas Lewis a soninlaw ol Becky Buck declared in his deposi ion that the old ladys mind was iwful weak while anything flust ered Mrs Hickman Tells of Mothers Qucernnss Mrs Argie Smith of Cameron Okla sisterinlaw of Hickmans mother told in a deposition of the nueerness of Mrs Hickman At one time sh said William father awoke t TURN TO PAGE 11 L AGARUJELAYED Dawes and Col Stewart Fail to Show Up at Commit tee Hearing WASHINGTON lan Two of its head line witnesses Beman Dawes brother of the vice presi dent and Hobcrt W Stewart chair man ot the hoard of the Standard Oi company of Indiana wcro unable tc appear today at the new Teapot Dome beating before a senate committee and the committee was obliged to pro ceed with testimony of lesser known nen Mr Dawes was reported to the com mittee as being ill while Mr Stewart it was said had found it necessary tc go first to his Chicago office on bis arrival from Havana The committee is investigating thi profits of the Continental Trading Company Canada which red in the Teapot Dome lease to Tarry F Sinclair and what went with hem rector several cabinet members high government officials made the amendment SIX PERSONS Will Rogers Two Stovy Building Wrecked by Explqsion Dynamite Theory Held NEWTON Jan Six persons are dead today in a bias which wrecked a two story building BEVERLY HILLS Jan 30 Dr JJ S Taylor and Judge Ben Lindscy aro debating ronlglit In Chicagoon companionato mar riages landItnowinR that I had been in the Follies and out here in Hollywood they wanted my opinion I think marriages should be com panionate I hate to see them meet and marrywhen they are not friends at all And as for the di vorce I think people put too much dependence on It You dont see many cases where the parties did any belter the second time than they did Jtlio first or Hie third nnd fourth or the fifth and so on mar rliiKCS H justlooks likethe people are grabbing nt a straw Yours WILL nOGEHS CnpyriKht J92K akota Official Finds Note on Doorstep Demanding Sum of DAKOTA Jan here re inclined to regard the note lalmed to have been found on the oorstep of City Marshal Chris Asmus en Monday as tho work of a crank Tho note written in German de manded that the marshal provide the note which was poorlj written failed to tell the where to put themoney Marshal Asmussen stated that s far as he knew he had no enomie and was at a loss to explain It unles it be the work of a crank The mar shal left today for Sioux City wher lie Is to visit relatives it was an nounced here and rocked large portions of ton and the adjoining city of Wa tham Frank Corsones grocery occupie the ground floor and bis family lived on the second floor Corgone lost hia wife and two children but escaped himself The ollicr victims were Thomas Coigonc a relative and Leon1 ard D a city health tor In the store on duty Salvaiorel Lacaya another relative was missing Tho discovery of extensive liquor making apparatus in the basement led to the belief that the stills had ex ploded but Walter L Wedger former stati chemist announced after a pre liminary investigation that the bouse probably had been dynamited Other investigators held to the theory that the gas used to operate the stills might have been responsible No report of the affair Imrl been made to the sheriffs office at Algona Hnok From Iliidiestor nOCKFORD Jan K lislter who wns operated on for goitre al Rochester was able to return honir last week BEGINNING WEDNESDAY in MIC GlobeGazette An entertaining educational and patriotic pastime the PRESIDENTS QUESTION GAMES Every American will take part IbiH year In electing a president How many of us know tho presi dents of tho past who they were how they were elected tho policies they advocated the history ot their administrations of their op ponents of their families Heros your opportunity to ob tain a background of knowledge liegin with the opening install ment Wednesday nnd follow tho series thru lo the end Von will find it both entertaining and In formative HILLS CHECKING ACTIVITIES TOLD Bank Cashier Tells of Drawing Money From His Mothers Account OTTAWA Jan Hill telephoned the Union National bank at Strcator Inst AiiRUst that it would lie lo Honor wo cheeks lolaling a witiusa testified tnilny at the youths rial for murder OTTAWA lan A motive for the slaying of Mrs Kliw A Hill was brot today to Die atten tion ot the jury bearing the case bur son Harry who is charged willi her murder Introduction ns evidence of drawn by tho Strcator youth and deposit showing a sum credited to his mothers account wns permitted by Judgo loo A Davis aClcr heated ar gument among the attorneys The jury WHS cliKmisrfecl while the prosecution explained its reason fi wishing tn Introduce the deposit slip andchecks This is a bis picture we are haw shouted A J OConnor spfciu j prosecution It writing these check and depositing them to the mothers account is nn innocent thing in what cnn the defense be Out WH clnim it was not an innocent ncl Dr N C Hill discovered his hail drawn checks upon his mother f account and forced him tn make gouil as far ns possible by closing nut bis CHICAGO Jan re alive dryncss of presidential timbe appraised for the woman voter to ay by Mrs lilla A Boole nation resident of tho Womens Christia emperance union as she called upo andldates for every public office t align themselves clearly for or agains prohibition Uttering the keynote address as C J U leaders of the nation and tl iiidwostern states assembled to t the 1D2S campaign plans Mrs Boole reiterated the organizations demand for a dry plank in the platforms of tho major political parties Then she turned to an estimation of the relative I humidity of the leading candidates Starts Down G O F Line On the republican side Mrs Boole said President Coolidge has declared for strict law enforcement and for mer Gov Frank O ot Illinois has pluclalmed his support ot CoolldKe policies and in Illinois has a dry rec ord Sflrah oC t dclmHqiy side piohlbi tioa and against nullification Sccie tary and Senator Prank B Wljlis of Ohio were described as dr personally while Senator Charlie Curtis of Kansas was definitely dry On tho other hand Mrs Boole de clared former Senator Wadsworth of New York is clearly Nicholas of Ohio speaker of th house lias voted with the rtrys lui is personally a wet and Vice Prcsi dent Dawes has never declared him Thumbs Down on Smith Turning to tho democratic rank the W C T U president said th nomination and election oC Gov A Smith of New York would be a we victory She called attention to hi friendship for the open saloon whil a New York state legislator his gubet uatorial signature of tlic bill repealln New Yorks state enforcement coi1 and his advocacy of per cent bee and a more liberal definition ot in toxicnting Mrs Boole placed Governor niteh ot Maryland and Senator Reed ot Mi onri in Die category of wets ns pr rroncnts ot repeal ami modification he eighteenth amendment Conlell Hull nf Tennessee form democratic national chairman she noked upon as a friend of prohibition former Secretary Meredith of Iowa as T dry and William G McAdno as a who ebooscs not to WASHINGTON anying a total oC in hiding for lionmilitary ctivities the annual army appropria Ion bill was reported to the house to uy by its appropriations committee The amount represents an Increase t over current funds but decrease of under the budg t estimates The committee said that after a careful study into the foundation of mbllshpd reports it bad found that a deficit existed in the nations ammu lilion reserve but not in an alarm ing amount H asked that used for procurement o ammuni tion next year and said the war de plans to present a program for 1030 looking to the gradual elim ination of the existing deCicit ifl Million for Harliorfi Of the total nonmitnry allotment was made available in ti lump sum for the carrying out ot ex isting river and harbor projects BULLETIN ST THOMAS Virgin Islands Jim Charles A Lindbergh was sighted over tho island of St Kilts at p local lime eastern slunilaru St Kills is about 160 miles in an airline train St IUJIJLETIN ST VINCENT Is lands Jan Ltnil berKhs pluno passed over here going north at m St Vincent is approximately 350 miles from St Thomas Colo nel Lindberghs destination on his flight from Venezuela HT Jan THOMAS Virgin Islands people oC St the air corps under the fiveyear authorization of Thejwlth buntin pennants festoons and e five year program wiU be lan met at the end of the year Short ISomblnp Flanes There will be on hand except pos ibly as many as 101 planes on order 39R planes as against the program is i o ot lall sorts of lovin 1 Thomas set up grei WplpOm Submarine Is Believed to Have Escaped Dam age in Storm WASHINGTON Jan Fcara that another disaster like that ot the submarine Sl had overtaken tho navy were dispelled today with the news that tho S3 was sate in Florida waters and steaming toward Yusslng since sundown last Satur day tho S3 sister ot tho S4 was found last night at 8 oclock Hur pos ition given Jn a message to tho navy department by Hear Admiral Frank U Brumby commanding tho control orce of which the submarine was a Tlio message relayed by Admiral Brumby from tho commander of sub narine division three added that the S3 was proceedingunder her own power to Guantanamo Cuba but gave no other details When she disappeared last Satur day tho S3 and her convoy were 1011 nilles souih ot Caps IlaUcras The submarine passed frdm sight ot her sister ships during a storm and until last night no word wns received from her Altho details wcro lacking1 the mes sage ot tho S3s safety appeared tc bear out tho belief oC offiers here that she bad suffered damage to her radio and altlio unable to report her position was steaming south on own course TO PAGE II TO U S Bureau Official Seeks Brookharts Aid for More Equipment logans signs bearing th Welcome Thou Contjuero ot Distancel Viking ot the Air PerBE verance Thy Name Is Lindbergh rt DR JfiLER BODY tile Islands wliich form one of the latest possessions of tiie United States will welcome the flyer at the landing field three miles west oE the city Capt Waldo Evans U S re tired governor of the Virgin Islands and the legislative council planned to greet Colonel Lindbergh with n salute of 21 guns Tomorrow will be a public holiday and a public reception will be held in the open square Hun dreds of the inhabitants of the neigh boring Islands are expected for tlu reception and the streets of the town JIOINES Charging that the Jan federal govern ilready were norning filled with crowds lliit Chose Ioncest War It was the long way round that ment is passing the buck to Hie states in tho care of mentally de ranged former soldiers John J Me Mahon legislative deputy ot the Vet erans ot Foreign Wars has acldriscd a letter to Senator Brookhart of Iowa asking for legislative aid in obtaining an increase of GOO beds at the Knex ville Veterans hospital McMahon pointed out that COIIKIVFS man Dowel already has started the fitjht for tho increased capacity al ICnnxville and added that in addition to Brookhart support will bo sought from Senators Norns of Nebraska Hawes of Missouri and Curtis of Kan sas whoso states along Friends of Ibanez to Take Earth From Spain to Bury Author MADHIIJ Spain Jan Determined that Vicente Blasco who died in exile from Spain should be buried in Spanish soil a group of his friends arc taking the sold with them to Mcntone France ils last resting place They are also taking a silk tins of Valencia his birthplace OUR WEATHER MAN own account and liu GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 our period ending at a m Tues day Highest Monday 1 ubovo lowest in Night 2 below At Tuesilay 8 above Trace of snow After the mercury hnil ascended to the highest level reached since tho af ternoon of Tan 25 something broke Monday afternoon and there was a rather precipitous drop lo 2 below zero during the night Clouds obscured the sun turnout the day but the moon sbono brightly in tne early part of the night Conditions were right Tucsrtsiy forenoon for a snoWstorm and indeed snow had begun to fall at 10 oclock form the ninth district in the Veterans liuienii organization In tho letter declared of the air therearnat present 11 former soldiers now in four lown ir Uitutionn for the insane Brig Cien Frank T llinis head of the veterans bureau has re fuscd to increase the facilities at the Knoxvillo hospital he charged Winnebago Legion and Auxiliary Hold Large Parley at Forest City FORIiST CITV Jan 31 cold weather and threatening skies 100 Lcffionnircs and Auxiliary mem hers from all parts AVinnehasu couny salliered nt the country cIuV herc last evening for a joint meeting sponsored by the Forest City post anJ unit After a varied program nf numbers W Karl Hall of Muson Cif gave the address of the evening Ju Urahnm Forest City post commander nnd Wendell Osbrlnk county tci niander bud charge ot the Miss Ethel Bnrtelson sang tsvo SUMS witli Mrs OKbrink nt the piano and Mrs Osbrink herself gave a coup numbers supplying bor own accum lianimont Udward rclcrscn a with the bnrmouicil was prcscntc twiio during the evening Following tho fonna program an refreshments the Legion nnd Aux avy bold hnslneas sessions and a cepted an Invitation to hoitl the county meeting in Lake pro ably sonic time in February with I stale officers present is Lindbergh chose for his Spirit ot St Louis which now carries painted on its fusllage the flag of another repub HeVenezuela To have followed Uic lane along which steamers ply across tlie Caribbean would have been some 400 miles shorter Not only does Lindbergh take with ilm tho flag ot Venezuela ho take also the warm regard of another peo ple Behind him he leaves a pretty young Venezuela girl who three autographs he gave her and cherishes tho Ingratiating smile wliich nccom panied tlie gift she gave small glove on which was embroidered In Spanish To tho twentieth century hero the Melancholia Due to Financial Difficulties Believed Suicide Cause lan body of Dr F S Agler 4 who ended Ills life licro sometime utter 7 oclock Saturday evening is Ijius in slato at the McVay funeral parlors awaiting the arrival of relatives from Meservcy No funeral arrangements have been made Ur Aslcr bad been for the past year and a halt a highly respected physi cian He was discovered by tho town marshal lying face downward on his bed holding a folded handkerchief and choloroform saturated cotton over iiis nose A three ounce bottle twothirds full containing the fluid was found on a Bhclf in the room Death look place in his sleeping room adjoining his office the friendly ambassador I received only tlon County officials wcro Immediately notified following the discovery of his body but suicide evidencewas so clear that no imiuost was deemed nereasary No reason Is positively known for thn act unless be was suffering from met nncholln due to financial troubles aft er bis suit against Kathoripe Floy at Mason City fl ns result of the ac COURT TO RULE m BEVANS PLEA Former Hawkeye Banker Says He Cannot Be Tried Legally WKST UNION Ian hether the irial ot S II lievans for Hake Bricelyn Thompson Buffalo Center and Cily were nil liberally icpi escnlc each post roporUns on Its eomimml service activities achieved or p jcctrd er president of the First State brink Hawkeye charged with fraudulent anking shall continue depended to ay on the ruling of Judge W L ieliemlorf on motion by defense ounsel to dismiss the indictment or 10 ground that action under Iowa tatutes is contrary to the fifth amend lent to tho federal constitution Trial ot Hcviins which was to tnrlcd yesterday was postponed vhile attorneys argued the motion jrot by tlie defense counsel It is alleged that solvency Is nn un eilain term a matter ot indiviilun urlgement anil tliiit tho valuations f property which one man might sel vonld differ from thoso which nnj other man might declare on the sanif ilillnss The defense holds that the accuser man does not have tile benefit luo process of Inw when he is pliicci under indictment for an act tin criminality of which depends or whether or not his judgment aiut bus ness acumen nre sound Earl Haig Will Not Be Buried in St Pauls LONDON there Imri been every expectation that tbo lato Kni1 Haig would be buried In St Pauls with the highest honors that could be accorded a British mili tary hero it was announced today that the burial nt the field marshals own wish will be nt his beloved homo at Rermosyilc It is likely that there will be no service whatever In St Pauls where KO many or Englands famous military figures lie 111 Will rnemiKinia HI ITT Jan M PJchan son the oldest son of Ivan Tlichan son is seriously ill with pneumonia a his home AUNT HET By Robert Guillen Ml imiKus iuu boiliu lo have 11 clerk Icll me look ln llil1 an tliinU Im iliul IMinili to bdiive her wlion good nn1 vvHl il ninkiS m look f ;