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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 6, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy to cloudy today and Wednesday Probably some vain tonight In cast portion Somewhat colder AVednesday AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited lor the Home VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MARCH UNITE PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 128 BOOTS REYNOLDS ESCAPES FROM JAIL CONSIDER MOVE TO END LAME DUCKCONGRESS House Resolution Would Have Both Houses Meet Jan 4 WASHINGTON March The advisability of another change in the constitution framed by the na tions amendment to abolish the lame duck or biannual threemonth sessions of congress and clarify provisions dealing with presidential was the question facing the house Under a previous agreement the VVhiteNorrls resolution proposing that the terms of president and vice president tnp at noon Jan 4 instead ot March 4 was the special order of business with leaders of the opinion that a final vote would not be reached until Thursday at the earliest Five hours or insufficient time for each of the 4X5 members to speak one minute had been set aside for general debate Takes Plane of Morris Plan The resolution then will ba consid ercd under procedure permitting amendments a number of which are expected Drafted by Representative White republican Kansas the resolution is a substitute for one sponsored by Sen ator Morris republican Nebraska and already approved by the senate The latter action was by a two thirds vote which also will be neces Siiry in the house After that thrce fourths of the state legislatures must ratify the proposal Presidential ap proval is not required Under Ihe resolution congress as at present would assemble at least once each year In the odd numbered years congress would meet Jan 4 but would be given authority tp set anoth er date Y Option Hammer Murderess Given Life Imprisonment CRESS RETURNS TO LEAD HUNT FOR FUGITIVE Will Rogers ALBANY March a tall wind and flew In here from Montgomery 160 miles in 70 min utes Brot by Major Weaver and Lieuts Cote and Ott I would have awhole day making the trip on the train Just read the Smithsonian In stitutes explanation about the Wright flying machine They say the trustees decided Langleys ma chine could have Ilown first but didnt I could have flown to France ahead of Lindbergh but I just neglected doing It I had a lot of other things on my mind at the time Those trustees remind me of the senator that votes on something and then hears from back home afterwards They heard from thewhole of America when that plane went to England Yours WILT ROGERS Copyright Train Wreck Prevented by Tramps Act Hobo Saves Scores When He Finds Loose Rail Near Mitchell COLUMBIA SAFE IN CUBA AFTER TRIP FROM N Y Levine Pilot Stultz and Girl Complete Mile Flight BULLETIN HAVANA March American monoplane Columbia carrying Charles A Levine VV11 iner Stultz and Miss nMbel Boll nrrivert here today from New p in NEW March trans Atlantic monoplane Columbia today was winging its way on a non stop flight to Havana Aboard wer Charles A Levine its owner Wilme Stultz pilot and Miss Mabel Bol the Queen OL The plane took off from Mitche field at oclock last night an was due at the end of its mi irline journey about midday today The decision to hop off after moi ban two months delay was mad vhen Dr James II Ktmball mete ologist of the United States weathe Assembly With Ten A SIOUX C1TV March 8 to State Road Bond Measure iossuth County Member Introduces Three Changes DBS MOINES March after the administration bill was report id into the house of repvesen atives iy the roads and high vays committees today ip amendments were introduced Knudson of Hamil on county proposed to amend the bil so that a year would be set aside for graveling county roads Three amendments were placed be fore the house by Representative Pat terson of Kossuth county One pro vided that the bill shall be declared unconstitutional unless the principal and interest oE the bonds can be paid out of motor vehicle fees and the gas oline tux while another amendment stipulated that no bonds shall be s sued until the supreme court has rule on the constitutionality the mca sure Representative Forsling of Wood bury county asked that the bill be de rjclnred invalid it It is found unlawtu bureau informed the flyers use gasoline tax and motor li DOUBTS MOTOR FATHER WEEPS AT SPOT WHERE HE KILLED BOYS Train imay continue In session 12 months Jbut in odd years t must adjourn by noon March 4 The elections committee of which Representative White is chairmrm holds that the changes in meeting dates would enable newly elected con gresses to take office and be prepared to carry out policies on which it was elected ithin about two months af ter election At present it is pointed out the new congress unless called into special session does not convene for 13 months after election Follow November Elections Under the change the long session would follow immediately after the November elections and the proposed fourmonth sessions would occur In the year In which long sessions now occur The committee contends that this change would enable members to get nway from Washington in May of election years and personally conduct their campaigns for reelection Scores of persons including severa from Sioux City were saved from possible deathor injury last night bj anunknown tramp who prevented a wreck of the Sioux CityAberdeen line north engineer iby the glare oil flie powerful headlight saw a solitary figure standing between tho rails about a half mile ahead franti cally waving bis coat The speeding train came to a stop within a few feet ot tho man Investigation revealed that one ot the rails had become loosened Train crew members said that if the train had passed over the loosened rail a disastrous wreck would have occurred The tramp was given a lift to tlio vould have a full moon and light tail vinds Offered Tor Ocean Hop Miss Boll a former resident of Rochester N who in Paris last summer offered ns much as to be piloted across the Atlantic arrived at the flying field shortly before 11 oclock with Levine and her mother Mrs Josephine Boll The woman known as the queen of the profusion of her jewels toojv With her two BUlt targe hat box and a vanity Tfrfjwas dressed In a brown T a dMded skirt camel coat and a brown cap The plane had already been loaded with 250 gallons of gasoline and the motor warmed up Stultz who was on the field supervising preparations took over the controls Miss Boll climbed into the seat that had been next town but dropped off into railroad yards without giving name tho his especially built for her back of the main gasoline tank Levine took his place beside Stultz and the plane ense fees for paying the principal and nterest of the bonds White Explains Provisions Most ot the morning session of th louse wag spent with the member sitting as a committee of the whol with Fre3 R White chief engineer o the state highway commission who oi plained the provisions of the bill The senate wasted half of the morn ing session in waiting for absent mem bers to respond to a coll of the senate foe a vote on penduiirrnmeniirnents to routings of under the pro When the senate actually got into action It killed by a uniform 29 to 20 vote five of such amendments before recessing at noon Senate Gets Bill First The Iowa senate was the first to report the bill out of its highways commttee The measure reached the senate floor late yesterday afternoon Halts Car Bearing Slayer to Spot His Sons Died INDIANA HARBOR March 6 AP George Chisholm who rowned two of his three sons in tho ndiana harbor ship canal today saw ho spot from which he confessed he ossed their bodies into the water as IB was being transferred to the county ail at Crown Point nnd sobbed con when he peered from his automobile and realized where he was Chisholm was taken to Crown Point to await action ot the grand jury which has been called Into special session and which will be asked to in dict him Monday Father Breaks Into Sobs The route led past the home where ho lived with Sirs Helen Lawrence bis commonlaw wife and past the bridge over the canal from the fool of which he confessed he pushed his sons into the water after their bodie bad been weighted with pieces ot rail road rail tied to them wire By a coincidence a tram halted th Mrs West in Tears As She Is Sentenced Woman Accepts Second De gree Charge in Order to Escape Trial Ohio March West youthful hummer layer her husband Thomas Ed vard West was sentenced to life Im prisonment in Mary BV Hie reformatory oday a few minutes after she pleaded guilty to second degree murder The girl received her sentence in took off Tools No Food Four Men Injured in Hardware Store Blast March Pour men were injured two seriously in an explosion blasting powder in a luirdware store here while the men were experimenting with the powder Earl Muehl and Fred Gaul were seri ously hurt being burned from head to TAKEN IN BANK HOLDUP Bandits Force Employes in Back Room and Scoop Up Cash COLUMBUS Ohio March Pour men robbed the Columbus The flyers took no food but carried along a container of coffee Stultz said they would follow the coast line to a point opposite Cuba which would leave them an overwater jump oC little more 100 miles He said they would remain In Cuba int 11 Thursday or Friday and that lie return trip to New York would made In easy stages with stops at liami Palm Beach and Jacksonville They plan to land in New York Sun ay afternoon The Columbia IB the same plane In vhich Clarence Chamberlln and Bert Acosta established a worlds endur ance record early last summer and In vhich Chamberlin and Levine flew to crmany and was placed on file as senate doc ument No 1 sJDebate on the measure was the first ordeV of business on the senate calen dar today A companion measure to TURN TO PAGE 18 COIAJMN 1 foot Joe Nichel and were the two others Ike Oberman he GlobeGazette ffers Booklet on Auto Economy Savings bank at the downtown district of edge of the In a daylight holdup today and escaped In an automobile The robbers acording to employes of the bank entered the lobby carry ing sawedoff shot guns and forcec Benjamin S Dickson president and cashier of the bank four employes and five customers into a back room Then they climbed over the teller age scooped all the cash within reach and fled Longer life better running grcat r safety more comfort better less expense In operating automobile are the subjects of his simple well illustrated book et Tires batteries brakes engines and other parts can give far great value if you know the simple acts about the operation and care of tho car Every owner oE an automobile will enjoy this easy way of learn ng nil about the car without both ering with strange terms or intric ate mechanical details Use the coupon Frederic J Hnsltin Director The Mason City jloheGnzctte Information nurenu Washington D C I unclose herewith 6 cents in stamps or coin for a copy of the booklet CAKE OFTHE CAR Name Street Stain REED ELATED WITH PROSPECTS Our Weather Man GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at oclock a m Tuesday Highest on above Ixiivest Monday night 22 above At Tiiestlny a in 2fi above 05 ol nn Inch of snow March agnin displayed its fickleness Monday Starting out with a tcm pcraturo only 4 degrees above zero the wind took a sudden shift into tb south and drove the mercury up to 2 degrees above zero Then clouds ar rived on thescene and at about oclock there was a light fall of snow Clouds obscured the aim Tuesda morning tho wind wns still out of th south nml there were certain indica tions that more snow might fall Senator Thinks Democrats More Determined Than Ever to Win SALT LAKE CITY Utah March of optimism over demo ratic prospects in tho coming cam alsn Senator Reed of Missouri irned homeward from the far west day and the pioneer presidential cam len of 192S There hasnt been a tlmfi since the irst election of Woodrow told party leaders gathered here when I have seen such a spirit ot de ermlnaton to win on the part of dem Reviewing his western trip during vhich he has made speeches in nini tntes the silver haired campaigne laid that in almost every city he hai spolten to capacity audiences is we iS over the radio He said be wa nstonlshed at the number of repub leans who come to me and sny the are heartsick and willing to Join an party which will clean In his speech here before a hug crowd last night Senator Reed aga made the theme of his address an a tack on President Coolidge and repul lican standpatters for their rofust to aid In the inquiry leading up to tl cancelattbn of the naval oil reseiv leases He also asked for religious liberty and tolerance denounced the work war debt settlements deplored the invasion of state rights by the federalgovernment proposed a vast program for internal Improvements READS TRIAL RESET AGAIN Shenandoah Bankers Face Jury Next September in U S Court CRESTON Starch A Read Albert Readand Kenry Read Shenandoah will not go on trial a next Monday on charges of audulent banking This was announced here today by S District attorney Ross Mowry bo sold the case would hava to KO ver until the September term o ourt Two reasons were given for the ostponemcnt Ono was that Federa udge Dewey recently appointed ha exactlyat the p killed his glance froman opening in the car and the broke into sobs Why didyou take me ibis way he screamed Drive away Drive any where but dont stay here This Is Two trusties held for liquor law vio lations were placed In a cell with Chisholm Builies Still Unclaimed They were instructed to watch him constantly and to guard against nny attempt he might make to take his own life an act he tried a few hours after he was arrested Saturday The bodies of the fathers two vic tims George 0 and 7 Rob erts twin still lay unclaimed today in ndiann harbor undertaking cstablish nents but the undertakers expected to Ian their funerals today Chisholm ent word that he had ISO pay coming rom the foundry where was cm ployed and said it would be used to efray funeral expenses Dr Frederick W Hoelistcttcr lieiul of tho Hnclistettcr Research liilioratories 1ittshurgli who lius expressed his ilciubts us to tho genuineness of Lester J Hemlcr shots Fuellcss which Hendersiinl chums draws its power from tho ether is shown i Now York City with a model ot thn motor indicating where ho affirms pencil batteries were placet bears She slumped into her chair af er a few brief remarks by Common Pleas Judge J D Barnes Her fath er B Lr Van Woert Cleveland rushed to her side Mother Not in Court Velums mother was not in court to iiear sentence When court was convened at a m Judge Barnes asked if an agree ment had been reached between coun sel Defense Attorney Francis W Foul son Informed the court that Velma was willing to plead guilty to second degree murder thus obviating the necessity oC standing trial on a first degree charge Prosecutor Scth Paiilin Uien told Judge Barnes the state had thoroly the plea and had agreed to accept it Bootlegger Was Serving Term of Year and 300 Believed to have been re leased by a jail trusty F A Coots Reynolds serving one year and 300 days Tor il legal transportation of UqnoV escaped from the Cerro Gordo county jail lain Monday night or early Tuesday morning Reynolds had served but one month and nine days his sentence The escape was not discovered until the daily checkup was made about 3 a m Tuesday in anticipation oC the noon meal The regular number ot meals was served at breakfast but it was impossible for officials to stale whether was mlsslnsr at that time Trusty Locked tip Since the getaway was made with violence ot any kind It is believed that Reynolds was released by Ilupo Oleson a trusty who had been given charge oC keys and had been a model prisoner Oleson pleaded guilty In January to driving while Intoxicated and had less than a week of his 80 day sentence to serve Sheriff G K Cress who was In Dea 10 BURNED IN QUEBEC BLAZE Mother Dies in Attempt to Rescue Children From Home QU13I3EC A fare h Ten Per sons lost their lives in a fire which destroyed the home of Thomas Cliche n tho parish oC Ste Marie de Beaucp last night Mrs Cliche died in a vain attempt to rescue some of her cisht children who were trapped In the blazing house Cliche who with his wife flashed from tho houso in their nitfht clothing Velma attired in the same sombre 1 ns a delegate to tlio stato re outfit ot black which she wore in I convention was immediately ourt yesterday rose from her neat at I and a net spread out to ho counsel table and stepped before tlle fugitive Sheriff Cross be dais I jiri ive in Mason City nnd will conduct Girl Afrces to Plea an examination of Oleson who has In understand your counsel locked up agreed to enter a plea ot guilty to I Got Sentence qecoiul degree said Judge I had been sentenced tp Barnes addressing the defendant I3lyearln jail and fined In that so I of payment of the He was to Yes replied Velmo in M an additional 800 Jail L entered such a plea the law requires that I ask you If you have anything to say as to why sen tence should not be said the judge vanted to have some other judge si n on the case and has been unable to nd a substitute from some other dls rlct and the other Is because W J a r n e 11 government accountant vould not be able to be present at freston for the entire time of the case At present he is at work in Mlchf Des Moines Men Plan New Daily Newspaper DKS MOINES March Articles of Incorporation were filed WAY CLEAR FOR OLSONS RELEASE Youths Pleaded Guilty to Crime for Which Other Man Was Sentenced ROCKFORD March Two 17 year old boys Maurice Mahan and George Bliss pleaded guilty In circuit court yesterday to the slaying last September of Floyd Stotler in a gas filling station holdup Present in the courtroom when tho pleas were entered was Henry 26 year old automobile mechanic who la under life sentence for the same crime Acknowledgment of guilty by tho two youths who will no sentenced Fri day lias cleared the way attorneys said for the release of Olson The Mahnn and Bliss confessions exonerated the automobile mechanic who at liberty under bond pending ap peal had fled from ockford Olson and his wife returned home Saturday when they read in a Xew Orleans newspaper that the hoys had con fessed The Kirl replied that sho had noth ing to say with the secretary of state today for the DCS Molnea Herald The company capitalized at C Heller a local insurance mmi named president and F C5 Nlchols a Una Motnes advertising man aecre tary The newspaper expects to pub daily to give the alarm also tried to reenter the dwelling but was driven back by the flames Mrs Cliche climbed thru a window nnd was hot seou again Charles Cliche father of Thomas was sleeping on the top floor oC the building and was believed to hnve been suffocated In his sleep Neighbors combed the smoldering ruins this mornlnp for the 10 bodies Investi gators Iielrt the theory that an over heated furnace was responsiblefor the fire Twenty Die in Blast SAMARANC Java March 6 AP At least 20 persons were killed and more than 100 houses destroyed by the explosion of a fireworks factory at Kocloes near here today Twenty bodies have been taken from o debris Fifty persons are known havebeen injured The explosion caused damago over wide area Three Die in F7ro BEDFORD March frs 1earl Stewart 21 and two er children Viola May 5 and Rex Ibert 3 were burned to death till lorning when their homo fiix mli orthwest of Bedford was y fire which started when Mrs Stewart nttempecl to start a fire 1 n oil stove Lloyd Stewart the liiisbnnd a ston luarry worker escaped saving a hab i fewweeks old Costes and LeBrix Are Off for Cheyenne on San Francisco Hop CHICAGO March doune Costes and Joseph LeBrix French aerial globe trotters hopped off from the municipal airport at a today tor Cheyenne Wyo Tho flyers we hooked steamship passage for Tokyo Japan out of San Francisco March IB and explained they must be on the coast by March 10 to dismantle nnd pack their plane for tho trip across tho Pacific Captain Costcs who Is reported to be suffering from an attack of appen dicitis slept under an ice pack hist night but reported that ho WHS feel ing better today and under no circum stances would be consent to postpone ment of the flight to Cheyennn No stops were planned between here nd nltho the flyers sniil at they might Iitivo to refuel ut orth riatte Ncbr nn1 culled for tlio flrlvlnp Washington ot the out of Herbert Thompson Is New Muscatine Mayor MUHCATINE March bert Thompson democrat was elected mayor yesterday defeating Elmer Graeber republican Thompsons plu rality wns 531 All aldermen elected nro republicans The vote was excep tionally heavy ballots being cast Washington Gets Early Morning Lindbergh Visit WASHINGTON March War department officials said todny that Chnrloa A Lindbergh had Inndct at Boiling Field at oclock thi morning but that they had no know edge of hs plans here Boiling Field officers said Uncl berghs return so soon ntler his trl yesterday to St Louitf came as a sui prise and caught most of them in Iwc He left his plane as soon as h reached here and went to a club fo rest LOWDEN WONT MAKE SPEECHES uneral of Mrs Mary Salsbury Dumont Helc March vices for Mrs Mary Tune Salahur who died Sunday morning at the horn of her brother Marlon McKlnne ormer Governor Is Conten to Let His Candidacy Take its Course ty an The sentence wasthe Tnaxtmurn that could havo been jrlven him This was the first time ho had been arrested on a liquor law violation charge here When the sentence was given Rey nolds startled law enforcement offi cers with the statement that ho mis going to put up his appeal bond which at first was fixed at and lator raised to and then go out nml make it all back in two Arrestcil Jan I Reynolds was arrested Jan 1 when ho stopped his car near Sixth street southwest and Jackson avenue Whrn the officers came up to Reynolds ho handed them tho keysto his car a Chrysler coupe and told them there were ro gallons of alcohol In the rear end Investigation revealed this tu be true He was roliased on a bond inti was ordered to appear In police court Jnn 3 The police action was tlien dropped at tho direction of the coun ty attorney nml nn information Cin lining throe anil filed galnyt him Made IJij Koiisls At the henring before Judge Kepler flicerrt testified to boasts bcid ocn made by Reynolds One ot vaa that he was going tn get sorns Kumnon out oC Chicago tn bump off soino of those who had playod a part his arrest He said lie had done so much business with the big boozo ncn of Chicago that he could get army out here from the windy city thnt would blow up Sixth street and these small town officers how tho crooks deal with officers In the big Ho stated after bis arrest that un less he got off with a small fine hi going tn got up on tho witness stand and spill the whole business nbnut police He had before Ilia nrrest Hint be bnd so minh on Hin police they did not dare to arrost him northwest of town WAH heWl today in the Methodist church the Rev J J of Bristnw preaching the ser mon Mrs Salsbury was born Doc 2J1 and her death was dun to the m flrmtles of old ngo She hart resided in CHICAGO Mnroh O Illinois war governor wn ready to concede todny thnt he had j ioen made a candidate for the renub ican presidential nomination but at tho same time he gave no Indication of any present intention of making an nVtlve campaign for the place Back from n months vacation In Arizona Mr sniil thnt the fil ing of his name in the North Dakota primaries probably niEikes mo a can I have not mnila nn aggressive rnmpniKi and I havo not made nor do I Intend to make any political lie said My namo is on the ballot In Illinois It thr people want me for president they will vote or me If they do not It will relieve me of the burden and responsibility o such I have hncl no new brainstorms thla vicinity the greater part of her life Four daughters survive her Mrs Dell Xlchnlx Mrs Bird Chirk of Du mont Mrs Mabel 1olk of Areilnle anil Mrs Link Xowell of Dougherty Ilu State Journal j rial WHS in Harlan cemetery It Is especially impolite to nbout the xvcnther if you do I lie su jecl The people know where I will let events take cure oC tho fi Mr had a confercuc with his rnmpalun immuRcr Clar ami later referred all ciucat a to him AUNT HET By Robert Ouillen J Doclors say Uierc ainl nothin io but f pt nihbit a lol tin winler Hot was born an sho hnd Ilic bi gusl cars I vrc sntu on a ;