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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 10, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Iowa weather Partly cloudy tonight and Sunday slightly warmer tonight in south portion somewhat colder Sunday AND MASON CITY North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited Tor the Home VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MARCH 10 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 132 Dont Miss Sweethearts the story of a young girl who has been brought up by an embittered and periodical drinking father HOUSE VOTES ON BOND ISSUE SOON 150 Passengers Removed From Wrecked Ship PLAN TO BOOST GAS TAX LOSES HOUSE REFUSES Titled Girl inSurprise Ocean H TO ENDLAME DUCKCONGRESS JOHN FENTON John Fenton who in his drinking spells always t tells his daughter that V all women are alike willing to sell themselves for luxury to the highest bidder with marriage if 1 possible 3 LYNDA FENTON Fcnlou is beautiful vith raven black hair and blue eyes Al teiSXi 1 pnality She is fclever and in spite of svery setback has suceeed in making herself a jagood stenographer and woman ta ttAVID KENMOHE Kenmore has been jLynclas only friend and since they first went to school together As children Lynda and David were just pals but lately David has begun to inspect he loves Lynda Against Measure to Amend Constitution Is 209 to 157 WASHINGTON March he lame duck will continue to limp m Capitol Hill after the next elections Coming before the house for the irst the fourtimes senate approved constitutional amendment to abolish hose biannual threemonths sesslona f congress popularly known as the lame duck terms was turned down yesterday 203 to 157 36 votes short of the twothirds necessary for approval Party lines were obliterated on the final vote 89 republicans joining 118 democrats and two farmerlabor mem jers Iri support of the amendment and 102 republicans combining with 55 democrats in opposition Mo Chance for Proposal The action comingafter three days of heated debate killed the chances of the proposals adoption at this ees sion Had it been adopted the legisla tures of threefourths of the states would have had to approve it before It joined the other 19 amendments of the constitution The amendment attacked vigorous ly by republican lenders would havi changed the meeting date ot congress from the first Monday In December to Jan 4 thus convening it two month nftor an election instead of 13 month as at present and wiping out the shor 0 March 4 The proposals also would have re quired presidents to take office Jan 24 Instead of March 4 and provided fo clarification of doubtful constitutions provisions dealing with succession to the presidency In event of death of the president and vice president Tivo Provisions Defeated Two provisos sponsored by demo crats went down with the amend ments defeat one by Jeffers Ala bama would have eliminated specific adjournment dates for congress and was designated Jcffers said to cur tail the opoprtunitlcs for senate fili busters at the fag end of a session other by Garrett Tennessee the democratic leader provided that the amendment would not be binding un less ratified by threefourths of the states within seven years and unless one new house in each state had been elected subsequnt to its submission for state ratification In offering his state legislature amendment Gnrrett contended that at present fewer than persons could amend the federal constitution He was supported by Ramseyer republi can Iowa j COAST STEAMER CAUGHT DURING TERRIFIC STORM Surfboals Used in Heavy Sea to Rescue Pas sengers BULLETIN BOSTON alarm twoword radio message Intercept ed here today signed Robinson nnd believed to be from Captain Robinson of the steamer Robert E Lee said Abandoned This was interpreted to mean that the 113 members of the crew were preparing to leave tlio vcs sel nftor the 150 passengers had been taUcn off safely BULLETIN BOSTON March Eastern Steamship company re ported that all of the 150 passen gers on the stranded liner Robert E Lee had Iiccn safely removed and landed In Plymouth shortly after noon today Publication of plans of tiie Honorable Elsie MacKay third daughter of the millionaire Viscount Inclicape of England to tempt the Atlantic in n flight attempt with Capt W K Hinchciiffc war veteran caused aston ishment altho not surprise for the Hon Elsie was one of the first English women to obtain a pilots certifi cate She Is shown above In dinner gown and in asiation costume Capt Hlncliclifte is shown In the center Will Rogers SAVANNAH lUarch Has somebody with a knack for statistics kept track oC how many times they have been told the Joke ot a certain small make car catching up with a big car going 70 miles an hour and asking Do you know how to get this certain small make car out ot second gear We can save half the wasted tlmo In this country it we can get people to nult telling that joke I hereby otter a substitute All auto mobile prosperity Is based on what they call the quick turn Well with all these cheap make cars developing 60 and 70 miles an hour and our Improved roads and many sharp turns you are going to see the greatest turn over In the automobile business this coun try ever witnessed Undertakers shares will so higher than General Motors Yours for the airplane where It is safe WILL ROGERS Copyright 1928 RALPH ARMITAGE David finds himself vaguely jealous of Ralph Armilage the junior partner of Armitage Son where David has been working These are just a few of the wonder ful characters in Sweet You will want to start the story nnd meet them all Dont Miss Sweethearts Iy IcTuh McGlono Gibson Starlinfl Monriny in The GlobeGazette Another Given Toward New F C Bank FOREST CITY March for the organization of the proposed Community State bank here was subscribed during the week ac cording to an announcement this morning by W R Prewltt chairman of the board ot dii tors of the pro posed new Institution Mr Prewltt stated that the drive will continue to the goal new set at 000 and It Is expected that the amount will be subscribed within a short time Just now the sum of ha been pledged toward the establishment of the new organization The cam palgn for funds hns been In charge Ol Mr Prewltt SCHOOLTEACHER Attorneys in Missing Con tract Case Agree and Girl Is Freed DES MOINJES March After 24 hours oC imprisonment for contempt of court during which her friends stormed at the doors of the county jail Miss Esther Mary Bran nen a high school teacher was re yesterday Her indefinite sentence was ended y an agreement between attorneys in olved in a cuse in which she had failed produce a copy of a missing real state contract as demanded by Ed ard Sammon who claimed she bor owed It from his attorney and then eclined to return it When a stipulation by the attorneys as signed ludgo Thompson entered n order declaring her sentence com leted Relatives and friends wept and issed In celebration of the event Miss Brannen had been acting In the ase for her father Oliver Brannen wns nlso a party to the pact To ay her attorney received the originn f the contract from Brennan and urned it over to Sammons attorney tiss Brannen Insisted that the copy he had borrowed had been mislaid lovers East Traffic Hurt Our Weather Man GlobeGazette weather figures for 2 hour period ending at oclock a m Saturday 30 above zero nboye zero At 730 a nbove zero Altho the sun didnt show his fac Friday and altho the mercury dldn rise to the mcltlnc point there wb considerable of slush The level of th snow which had fallen on the previoi day was reduced to 2 Inches or les and wet feet were the order of Ih day The wind was In the south Sn urday morning and the melting pn cess was resumed early In for noon without the aid of the su Jch was concealed by clouds The GlobeGazette Offers to Help Start Your Garden Get a copy of Uncle Sams book let about city homo gardens and start right for a big year with home grown vegetables Our Washing ton Information bureau will send you a copy No matter whether you are plan ning a large truck garden or just a wee back yard Is cs sentlnl to successful results that you make the proper start For this reason you need tho garden booklet It Is the official Illustrated garden guide published by Uncle Sam If you want to know the sum merlong satisfaction and economy of fresh crisp tender vegetables for your table send for this book let Frederic J Hnekin Director Tho AIoKOii City GlobeGazelle Information Rurcau Washington D C I enclose herewith 4 rents in stamps for a ropy of tho GAR DEN nOOKLET Nome Street City Stnto all of Foot Reported in Some Sections Trains Behind Schedules NEW YORK March A nowstorm today blanketed large sec ions of the cast with one of the heav est falls of the whiter The fall anged from fractional amounts tj no foot Temperatures were moder lie over most of the region Old residents were wondering It the amed blizzard of 88 was to be re peated On March 11 and 12 that tho east was blanketed with the vorst snow storm of record nches being reported In New York city where traffic wns disrupted tor lays and the city cut off from out sido communication The first communication with Bos ton was established via London cab es Property loss at that time was Stimate nt The heaviest snowfall today was In the Pennsylvania mountains whicl unofficial estimates placed at 11 Inches and at Glovcrsville In upstatt New York where there was a foot Trains were running from a lev minutes to hours behind schedule anr many highways were blocked Sever al bus lines In New York Pennsyl vanla and New England were forcei to discontinue service becauseo drifts The Great Lakes were whipped Into huge waves in some sections going over embankments on to highways and Into the cellars of lakeside homes Dispatches from Toronto said the storm there was the most costly of the winter trains running behind schedule many autoa abandoned In huge drifts along the highways and vehicular traffic in the country prac tically at a standlstlll A wind up 40 miles an hour and a snowfall oC inches was recorded HUNT MURDERER IN JT LOUIS arents of Iowa Womans Alleged Slayer Live in Missouri DES MOIMES March The scene of investigations of the murder of Mrs Martha Smith 82 rcar old Rising Sun woman found shot to death In her burning home Tuesday turned to St Louis to day svhen Deputy Sheriff Rich Ander son was reported on ills way to that city Anderson has received information i the effect that the parents of Dewey White Fort Snelling deserter who is sought as a suspect in the murder case are in St Louts Request for a reward for the ap prehension of Mrs Smiths slayer was received by Oov John Hammlll this morning and Rising Sun citizens are also planning to raise n reward fund PLYMOUTH March of the 150 passenger from the Eastern Steamship com panys liner Robert 13 Lee whic grounded on Mary Ann rocks off Manomet Point last night was begun this forenoon A surfboat from the Sandwich coastguard station was utilized to transfer them to coast guard picket boats which headed lor Plymouth persons rejioHed to be al1 women were the first to leave the stranded vessel Two other surfboats and two of the 125foot picket boats were available for the worlc The use of small boats was made necessary by the shallow water and many reefs In the vicinity Too Close to Shore The steamer was hard on the rocks She had struck when passing too close to shore in skirting the southern end ot Massachusetts bay in her ap proach to the entrance of the Cape Cod canal on her voyage from Boston to New York Brief radio reports from the Lee during the night and early this morn Lady Bailey London Off on Long Hop Outstanding Woman Flyer on Trip for LONDON March Mary BMley who io the wife of B ml lionUlrVand hag won a trophy forbe ing the outstanding woman avlato of 1927 today was embarked on solo flight to cape Town as her sum TURN TO PAGE 14 COLUNJI 1 IN SENATE VOTE Press of Other Business May Delay Adjourn ment BULLETIN 1JES MOUSES March attempt to add a onecent gasoline tax for a fund for second ary roads construction failed In the Iowa senate late today Proponent of the measure which had been proposed by Sena tor Urowne failed to muster a twothird majority necessary un der the rules to permit Us intro duction Tile vole on tho Question of per mitting Introduction of the bill was 25 for to 24 against One sen ator waa absent nnd not voting DES M01NES March The ruling made in the state senats yesterday permitting Introduction of an additional one cent gasoline tax bill to create a fund for secondary road construction without twothirds majority vote was reversed today by resident pro tern Frank Shane Wapello county President Kimball yesterday held hat ths subject was germane to call of the special session and thatths ule requiring twothirds majority In roauctlon permission eld not apply Senator Otto Lango Dubuque to ay raised a new point of order ng the method of introduction Will Offer It Again The bill will be reoffcred this after noon by Its sponsor Senator C S 3rowne Jackson county In jLn effort to obtain a twothirds majority vote Another Victim of Iowa Sheriffs Gun Succumbs at Denison DBNISON March A Ugllena Chicago Heights who was shot with Eugene Olasow De troit Wednesday night in a gun battle with Sheriff A C Greene died here nt 2 a m Glasow con fessed yesterday that he and LTgliena held up the Ida Grove town marshal recently nnd locked him in one of his own cells Glnspw Is expected to re cover GUARDS PREVENT TROUBLE AT MINE U S Marshals Escort Non Union Workers to Pits in Ohio ST CLAIRSVILLE Ohio March arrival of Col Don Caldwell and a contingent of deputy United States marshals and national uardsmen at co mine near Martins Ferry early this morning possibly averted serious trouble be tween union miners and sympathizers and nonunion employes of the mine Advised by officials of the Y and O Coal company which operates the mine that a large mob1 was attack Ing tho nonunion workers as they came to the mine Colonel Caldwell hastily assembled 21 guardsmen and deputy United States marshals and hastened to the scene He found a crowd of about 250 men attempting to keep the nonunion workers from entering the mine A Te st ncs had been thrown but no one was injured Colonel Caldwell immediately took irge of the situation He escorted the nonunion workers into the mine ami induced the crowd to dispense Sheriff Hardest y with eight deputies arrived on tho scone after tho crowd dispoisecl and nuiet had bsen restored WOMAN TO JAIL FOR SPANKING Kansas City Mother Arrested for Assault Refuses Fine KAXRAS CITY March her diamonds in cus tody of her husband Mrs Christine Vroodsiile 34 former snalje charmer nd lion tamer In a carnival has lected to spend days In the work louse rather than pay a 100 fine Im iosed for spanking her 16 yenr old aughter Informed by Judge Fred R White mer I am traveling she aald a sheclimbed Into her own Da Hav land Moth plane at Croydon airdrome I am taking only two suitcases but I mean to make a comfortable trip This Is my summer Purely for Amusement The trip Lady Bailey continued was purely for private to sco how far she could get She has no idea ot trying for records merely Intending to enjoy herself in a aport she lovos Her destination tg Cape Town miles away she said I thlnlt I am too much ot n novico to say any thing about it and I cant tell until I get After circling the airdrome In a Big Rill Thompson of Chlcngo has come out for Coolldge declaring the country Rhould draft him for another term The question now is Is this n knock or a ocrnt WEATHER NEXT WEEK For tho upper Mississippi nnd lowe Missouri viilloya Mvich unsettled wea ther during the work especially In north portions with occasional preclp Itatlon normal temperatures mostly abov hat he believed the spanking had teen umvarrantedly and hat she must pay and coat or go Jail Mrs Woodsido handed three diamonds rings to her husband C Woodslde and with a smile left for a cell She forbade Mr Woodslde step ather of the girl Lorene Jones to ay the fine Arraigned In Judge Whites coin here last night following her arrest on complaint charging assault which wns sworn to by Lorene the mother odmlttpd whipping the girl Sundas ast with a coat hanger She said Lorene refused to give an account o a trip she made In the family automo bile Parents have a right to punish their children but they have no rlgh to be Judge White said In im losing sentence Ill not crawfish rcplle Mrs TVoodaldc Ill KO to Jail first that will be as hard on as i will on Before the hearing opened Mrs Woodslde asked Lorene if she wantei her to servo a sentence or pay a fin If she was convicted I just want protection from your Hie girl answered Then she broke into tears and sobbed thruout the trial slight snow flurry she sped southward on the first ot the scries of short tages in which she intends to make he flight landing In Le Petit ranee last night In Le Bourgct this lorning Other stops include Rome Talta Bcgazi and Cairo and she will robahly drop in on friends enrotite To Join Husband in Africa She hopes finally to join her hus and Sir Abe Bailey Transvaal mine iwner who Is now In South Africa On the way she may meet Lady Icath the former Mrs ElliotLynn and her friendly rival in past aerial dvenlures Lady Heath Is making n iimllar flight in the reverse direction recently was forced down when flying from Pretoria to Bulawayo She suffered a sunstroke but It Is un derstood here that she has resumed her Journey Aviation School Is Established at Wesley WKSLKy Mnnh 10 Cicorge n Lowers a registered alrplnne has a school for betlnne here His first meeting was attenO by eight enrolled students pilot FOX SNORES AS JURY GETS CASE Hunt Hickmans Partner in Crime Prays During Deliberations ANGELKS March jury of six men and nix women today found William Edward Hickman nnd Hunt entity of the murder of C Ivy Toms and recommended life im prisonment for hath IOS ANGEMSS March William Edward Hickman and Welby Hunt today awaited with varying at titudes the verdict of the jury which heard their trinl for the murder of C Ivy Torns suburban druggist In 182R Christmas eve holdup Hunt who la but 17 years old prayed fervently Hickman who took his death sentence for the kidnaping and murder of 12 yenr old Mnrlan Parker with a wise snorerl loudly In his cell whilo the Jury was deliberating Rst night The wnH in the of the jury late yesterday The jurors deliberated for two hours and 35 minutes on thoir return from dinner ami I hen wnrn locked up for tho night without heaving reached a verdict for Introduction L J than 40 acres nor more i than 160 acres when used exclusively as free airports Two more amendments today mak ing seven In all were added to the senate road bill by the house during the forenoon session but neither mndo a material change One was spon sored by S R Torgcson Worth county nnd other by T F Kline Davia county Other proposed changeH In tho house were blocked by the fac tion supporting the hill Refuses Relntroriuctlon The house passed a senate bill pro viding for tho publication of the actn and journal of tho special session but refused to suspend tho rules and al low another bill passed yratcrday by tho senate to bo Introduced The bill sought to appropriate to send tho national champion drum corps of tho United Spanish wnr vcl erans association and tho chmnpion drill tenm of the organizations aux iliary to the national convention of ths association nt Havana Cuba in Following a statement Friday by Senator Frailcy county that there was hearsay to tho effect thnt lialt ot the organizations sent to France by state appropriation last summer were not members of the American Senator Cavn naugh of Webster and Senator Stod dard of Woodbury authors of I lie Legion hill rose to personal privilege to deny the rumor Hearsay Is Denied Cavanaugh stated that all hut member of the Fort Dodge drum belonged to the Legion and that the one member accepted had given time as an instructor Stoddard stated thnt the Monohnn post band had 100 per cent membership in the Legion and always had Senator Frallcy then said that hnd not pretended to be stating facts but merely hearsay The senate ap propriation bill to defray the expenses of the special session was referred to tho house appropriation committee Indications at noon were uncertain TITKN TO PAOR 14 COLUNM J AUNT HEX By Robert Ouillen n Yon find nhoul what youro lookin for nil wlien a mnn comes back from the city tnlkiu nhoiit how wickfid il is I know what hes been up ;