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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 23, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Probably fair tonight Saturday except zoms cloudiness slightly warm er in eastcentral portion cooler Sat urday AND MASON CITT North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited fop the Home VOL XXXV CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MARCH UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 143 NYE ACCUSES SMITH OF AIDINGSCOUNDRELS SENATOR FERRIS Boy Drowns in Willow Creek DIES IN HOTEL AT WASHINGTON Michigan Man Succumbs to Pneumonia After Weeks Illness BULLETIN WASHINGTON March AP Immediately after conven ing the senate today adjourned out of respect to Senator Ferris after adopting it resolution of re gret offered by his colleague Sen ator Couzens BULLETIN DETROIT March Senator Woodbridge N Ferris wlio lied today in Washington Trill be accorded full state honors when his body is returned to Michigan Gov Fred W Green announced today WASHINGTON March r Senator Woodbridge N Ferris Mich here at oclock this morning from an attack of pneumonia The 75 year old veteran of Michigan political battles succumbed after a little more than a weeks illness which began with a heavy cold he could no shake off It had been planned to take him to Sattle Greek as late as last Friday 1 his condition did not improve That eve however he to break Then pneu fjfmonia set in and the efforts of phy sicians to prolong proved fu soil erald Olson s Found at Parker Mill rops Jhru Floor of Old Near State Street Bridge Gerald Olson 8 son of Mr and Mrs Theodore Olson Eighth street and South Geor gia avenue drowned in Wil low creek under the old Parker mill just off the State street bridge Friday after noon The boy fell thru a hole in the broken floor of the mill and sank in to 15 feet of water Three boya were with Gerald in an expedition along tho creek at the time but these were across on the other side They were Ernest Hutchlns Lloyd Searl and Leland Miller all 14 or 15 years of Seeing no signs of the other boy they went back to the mill and failing to Gerald about called for help from men atwork on the Dr F G Carlson home Police were called and Officer Dick Pierce and Charles Pet ty responded The boy was pulled out of the wa ter with grapplinghooks and a ladj ler let down thru the floor He had been in tha water about 10 minutes The boy showed signs of life and responded to artificial respiration when first taken out but afterwards became unresponsive The pulmotor was being applied under the direction of Dr W ong as the GlobejGazetfe was go Lindbergh Gives Members of Congress an Air Lift McDonald Pays with Life on Scaffold for Murder FREIGHT PILES If NED InlitK Traffic Detoured Via Iowa Falls Until Late Thursday Flour sprinkled the M and St L tatlon platform at Faulkner like fine now about 3 oclock Thursday after noon when 11 cars of a thru freight pilled up splllins their contents over he brick pavement Information concerning the cause of he derailment hod not been received here Friday morning Fourteen cars ot the freight going south from Mason City to Marshalltown had passed the ilatform when the fifteenth car DUckled cracking up the 11 cars Col Charles A Lindbergh is shown with one of the groups of senators representatives taken aloft by him in Washington as a courtesy to congress which voted lilm the congressional medal of honor Left to right Representatives Ackerman Kelly Williamson Shrnve Clancy Senators Hale of Maine nnd Blngluun of Con necticut and Representative being in the spelt yesterday and iUmulants failed to W ivtve him He passed away this irnlnj in his apartment at tho aBhlngton hotel j Those at the bedside when tho end came were Airs Ferris two sons Carleton and Phelps Ferris Mrs Ferris brother John McCloud and LGarrit Jfassclink vice president of the Ferris institute and college mate of the senator j Since last Saturday little hope had held for the recovery of tlie sen ator who was known as tlie good gray governor of Michigan and the man who broko thru that states nor republican majority ot to be elected to the senate in 1922 as a democrat something that fad not been done for 70 years In an effort to stave off the en Broaching disease in the bronchial Y tubes Dr Carver had called in a navy t tspeclallst Lieut Com Walter A and Dr Gary T Grayson nvho was President Wilsons personal cphysiclan but their work waa to no iivall i The senators advanced age had con tributed to his rapid decline irormer Hampton Man i Buried at Grinnell HAMPTON March has been received here of the death of a former resident Phil Hutchtnson ywhodied at his home in Grinnell Hutchlnson was employed as Salesman for a grocery firm The GlobeGazette Offers a Booklet on Fitting Dresses 1 Simple methods molting your j clothes fit right are described and I Illustrated clearly in this new bulle tin How to alter patterns how to i fit necks shoulders and sleeves Garments already made can be made to fit and you can make cor tain of correct fitting in future drosses The simple clear Instruc tions in this booklet fully illus trated are of great value whether tyou make your own clothes or buy ithem ready made Vur Washington information bu wil send you a copy of this booklet telling how cor reptly to fit dresses andblouses for Tour cents in stamps to cover post age nnd handling Use the coupon below Frederic J Hasldn Director Thi Mason City GlnbeGnzetto Information Dureau Washington D C I enclose herewith 4 cents In stamps for a copy of tho book let KITTING DRESSES KILLS CHILDREN urning Giant of Forest Crashes Over Roadway Hitting Auto LEAF Miss March uge Mississippi pine tree which had een set ablazo three days ago dur g a minor forest fire burned thru esterday and crashed across a road ay burying seven children and the river of an automobile in which they ere riding beneath its blazing mass David Goff driver of the automo Ile and his 14 year old daughter sated beside him met instant death t the same moment Nettle and KattI off 11 year old twin daughters of Vllliam Goff Edna Goff 14 and Eva Ilzell 12 suffered fatal injuries from he crash Horace and Erastus Goff and 9 years old respectively were erlously burned and suffered possi ble fractures but escaped with their yes The bodies of the elder Goft and the ive girls which he was taking to ichool were burned almost beyond The tree which fell across Goffs machine had been burning for three days but children passing to and rom school had given no heed to Its danger SCHWAB BELIEVES MINERS OUGHT TO GET OTHER JOBS Coal Situation Must Be Remedied WASHINGTON March The senate committee investigating the bituminous coa situation heard from one of the three leaders in tho American financial world it called to day a declaration that the trouble In the fields between labor ana capital must correct itself by natural The test mony came from Charles M Schwab the steel magnate who preceded to the stand In the crowd ed committee room John D Rockefel ler and R B C SCHWAB Mellon brother of the secretary of tho treasury Must Get Other Jobs I said Schwab that many must find employment in other in NASHUAAUTO VICTIM DIES Clark Knight 5 Succumbs in New Hampton Funeral to Be Saturday NASHUA March Knight 5 the son of Mr and Mrs Clark Knight Nashua who was struck by an automobile in the streets of his home town Tuesday died in the local hospital Thursday The body was taken to Nashua Thursday evening and the funera services are to bo held there Saturday after which it will be returned to New Hampton for burial The Knights for merly lived here Leonard Knight 6 brother ot Clark who was also injured when the boys were run down has recovered from his Injuries The boy is survived by his parents and two brothers Damage Case at Garner Is Ended by Agreement GARNER March March term of court here which has hai several adjournments has convened again Three cases were settled by th attorneys without golnu to the Jury Oilstrap Tho fuse of Lampson vs suit for settlement on an was continued today account Will Rogers ATLANTA March try to be funny when an associa tion for you This weeks prize tor humor Mary liorsesjlroni Vgood Joko if the seriate in veetlgated them I suppose all tho touts at the Maryland tracks will have to live at the T M C A and the bookmakers will have to show their church cards They will have Governor Ritchie making prohibi tion speeches Its a great country when you are down and out Well Harry I hope Oklahoma dont got so pure that they refuse your taxes If they do all the rest of us will go to work Yours But not a sportsman WILL ROGERS Copyright Doris Sends Farewell Note From Prison to Husband f 3 VALLEYFIELD March raising of a black flagon the tower of the Valleyfield jail this morning signified that George McDon ald notorious confidence man hai paid with his life for the slayinglast uly of Adelwd Bouchard Lachine axl driver for the robbery of Durinff his last night there came a elcgrom to the prison from his 20 year old wlfo Doris Kilmer JIcDon aid whom he had absolved al jlame in tho murder and whose sen ence of death was commuted VVednes day to life imprisonment Flag Signifies Death Tomorrow mass and communion will be the message read SOLON REPLIES TO ATTACKS OF N Y GOVERNOR Somo of the sharp retorts of the steel man frequently sent the crowd In tha committee room into gales of laughter but at another point Schwabs voice broke as he said that e had never made a cent of money ut of the Bethlehem Steel corpora of whose board of directors he j chairman You might be he said hut In the 40 years I have been in he steel business I have not made a penny out of the Bethlehem steel t has been a work of love and all I lave tried to do is to drive a peg to mark progress in human Schwab Lauds Jolm D Schwab was persistently questioned about conditions at Ellsworth mt he said he knew nothing of them fe told the committee he was willing o help all he could in solving tho bituminous problem At the afternoon session the com mittee called Rockefeller and Mel on They were present at the morn ng session At one point Schwab said ho wanted to tell the commit tee that nobody had done so much or honesty in American Industry than Rockefeller and his father CHICAGOAN SHOT WHILEATPRAYER Second Italian Murdered in 30 Hours as Result of Alky War CHICAGO March Infontana kneeling at his prayers was shot dead early bul lets in the back He was the second Italian to fall before assassins bullets Senator Reed Will Give Des Moines Talk DES MOINES March United States Senator James A Reed Missouri a former will de liver an address In Dea Moines the night of April 3 according to an an here Tho communica tion stated that the senator would speak also at Omaha The DCS Moines address will be the only one made In Iowa by Senator Reed at this time Mrs E Maulsby chairman of the democratic state central commit tee declared the coming of tho sen ator here was news to her as she hat no previous information on tho sub Sect within 30 hours The as they called Dia mond Joe Eaposlto slumped to the sidewalk near his home Wednesday night with 68 shotgun slugs In his body Whether his death and that of Infontana were connected police said they did not know Coming so closely together the one a sinister lequel of the other police are pur mlng a theory that the slaylngs were woven on the same loom Like many who have died before in Chicagos halfworld gun wars Infon ana and perhaps Esposlto was In folved in the alky or licruor racket police said Devito the landlord told hem Infontana had been given a job alcohol cooker for a west side expressei opinion that a rival rang may have icen responsible for his death The investigation into the DImles death today had Interested the attor ney general of Illinois Oscar Carl strom who has detailed two men to make an independent survey of the case which led to the belief that he may contomplrtta supersedingStates Attorney Robert E Crowe in tho in vestigation 3 YOUNG BANDITS ROB PALO BANK LOOT Trio Forces Cashier to Lie on Floor Flee in Automobile PALO march Z3 AP Three youthful robbers held up the State bank of Palo today and escaped after obtaining approximately They entered the bank at oclock forced J W McClintock cashier to lie on the floor and bound ills hands nnd feet before takingthe money A few dollars In change In a cash drawer was overlooked The men escaped in an automobile Gave Meager Description Mr McCIIntock was able to give only a meager description of the rob bers but said that one appeared to bo about 10 years old and the others from 22 to 24 Ha thot he recognized one of them aa a man who stopped at the bank a few days ago to ask tho road to Shells burg This seemed odd at the time the cashier said because there is n garage just across the street He now believes that tho man wanted to get the lay of the bank Mr McClintock was alone in the bank when tho men entered one carrying a black bag and another a gun As soon as the cashier had been securely tied they stepped behind the cage and scooped up all the money in sight Passerby Finds Casbjer A few minutes later a passerby who had seen the men leave the bank went in ana found McCIIntock on tbe fjoor Tho cashier asked that authorities be notified before ho was released Sheriff Harry Manchester County Attorney Walter T soon arrived and started an investiga behind it The station Itself was not damaged but the platform was torn up thruout its length A wrecker was sent immediately from Mason City According to L A Morey local M St L operator the traffic was resumed about oclock Thursday night It was necessary to dotour train No 3 going south at and train No S scheduled to arrive here at to Iowa Fallsva the Rock Island Train No 9 was an hour late In arriving here Thursday night and I will never cease to pray fo May tho blessed lady receive you at the gate of Gotd bless her murmured McDonald when ho read tha message only o few hours before he mounted tlie scaffold Sheriff Crippin who was In charge of the execution announced at 5 oclock that tho death sentence had been carried out at a m The black flag was raised later Mean while armed guards kept reporters away as searchlights glared After the sheriff made tho announce ment tho chief of provincial police at Valleyfield said the announcement was premature Hears Supplication of Priost Newspapermen who had been driven away once nnd had returned lose to tho walls stated that the trap lad been sprung at a by their vatches They reported say in a loud North Dakotan Disclaims s Criticism During Teapot Inquiry CHICAGO MartTi Wilbur W Marsh Waterlog former treasurer of the democratic national committee went to the federal building here today to ac cept service of a summons to tes tify before lie federal grand Jurj In New Yorlc The subpoena served today di rected tlut Mr Marsh appear In Noiv York wldi all records of con iribuiiotis to tho democratic na tional committee from August 16 1918 to March 12 1821 His testi mony was desired in connection wltii an investigation of possible violation of tlie federal internal revenuelaw Mr Marsh said that Instead ot returning to Waterloo as had been hia intention he would go to New WASHINGTON March Answering the letter of Governor Smith of New York which condemned im for hla remarks about the gov NOTE IS FOUND INiUNKENS4 lissouri Left Instruc tions for Disposal of His Property BOSTON March at will and testament of torpedo an Roger Leslie Short Boonville one of the sis men who met a ow death in tho torpedo room of e sunken submarine S4 appeared day to bo tho only such document ft by tbe 40 officers and men aboard IB craft In case of my death please send ntlro contents of this box to my other Mrs M C Short S04 East pring street Boonvlllo Mo By Roger Short U S read a note that ppareritly had been hastily scribbled nd was written in pencil on a piece f white paper It waa found by the naval board Investigation searching the snb larino in drydock at the Charles iwn navy yard hero and was In a ardboard box in one of the torpedo oom lockers In the box soaked with salt walcr ere found bankbooks cash insur ncc and slock certificates records of nllstmonts and decorations and a umber of letters Short was serving Is fourth enlistment tion Augustana College Gets Gift ROCK ISLAND March A G Andrecn president of Augustana college announced to day 0 gift of to tho Augustara college appeal for Tho gift was made by tho Weyer haueser family ot which Mrs S S Davis ot Rock Island is a member Included In the gift is a fional donation by Mrs Davis IOWA WOMAN IS SLAININ HOTEL Mrs R Marks Davenport Found in Chicago With Her Head Crushed CHICAGO March worn an who registered as Mrs R Mark of Davenport was found apparent ly slain in a loop hotel soon after mid night today She lay sprawled over a bed clotbec only In a fur coat and a pair of stock Ings with her head apparently crushed by an electric soldering iron lying nearby Hotel authorities said the woman had been assigned to room 102 but he body was in room S10 assigned to f man who registered ns Carl Buhler Chicago Police were seeking Buhler Banker Former Convict Indicted at Mancheste MANCHESTER March Jules Gleason Masonvlllo bankcasl Icr who was paroled from tho For Madison penitentiary In January ha been indicted on a fradulcnt bankin count by tho Delaware county gran jury hearing the pilest voice Jesus TURN TO PAOE Iff COLUMN 8 rnor In recent debate in the senate Chairman Nye ot the oil committee oday counteredthat Smith was glv ng aid and comfort to every scoun drel whose Infamy has been This aid Nyo said was thru Smiths seeking to undermine public confidence in tho fairness and Impar tiality of the committee in the midst of this Senator Nye a ilbert Lea Man Buried in Glenvijle Cemetery GLENVILLE March Hans Hansen n resident ot Albert en who passed ayrny Saturday was uried In Greenwood cemetery hers uesday afternoon Our Weather Man ute Stock Sales Rages in N Y Volume of Dealings Under Question RadioVictor Merger Reported BULLETIN NEW YORK March Speculators for the advance launched another powerful offen sive on the New York stock ex change today routing tho bear interests which had gained a tem porary advantage in ycsterilnya wildly fluctuating nmrltct General Motors malting its first appearance on tho tape 13 min utes after the market opened cnmo out la n Mock of at tho spread price1 ot to 5185 a share The figure represents an overnight gain of J6 a share NEW YORK March number of shares traded on the New Yorlc stock exchange yesterday In the tenth consecutive big trading lay was a matter ot dispute today With the ticker half an hour behind at thfi close of trading tho matter of compilation seemingly waa ns hectic a matter as ho tradinghad been The total sales ns tabulated by newspapers and other sources rangeJ from shares a new alltime record to which figure was shares below the record clay of March 13 Other compilations of thu total sales were and The highest figure attained by any stock Issue in the country based oci the open market value wag reached yesterday by the common stock of General Motois It rose to giv GlobeGazetle weather fisurcs for 24 lour period ending at oclock a m Friday Highest Thursday p m f9 degrees vest Thursday nifflit 32 deuces Vt a in Friday degrees pays such as tbe past four or five In the Bation by the committee at which I am iou need not concern yourself in tho least as to the public humiliation which you state your letter will bring down upon Nye continued I rfo ndt propose to be deterred in the per formance of my polilcal duty by abuse or criticism of my work from you itr from anyone Hints Sinclair Connection Under theso he said It 111 becomes you to accuse mil of partisan motives or conduct In tho performance of my duties as an offi cial in a letter which by tho wuy represents the first public condemna tion by yourself of tho oil scandals which has coma to my notice Might It bo that your reticence to speak out ngninst these scandals soon er is attributable to tho fact that Har ry F Sinclair was a member of your official family and had as newspapers now report contributed in 1918 when you were a successful candidate for governor to a democratic committee ill New York This thot Is merely sug gested by your letter I only regret that you have seen it to give old and comfort to every scoundrel whose Infamy has been ex nosed by seeking to undermine pub lic confidencein the fairness and im partiality ot the committee in tlie midst ot our Investigation Letter Was This Is the status you now occupy in my humbleJudgment ns tho result of your unwarranted letter with what ever public humiliation it brings to In tho first part of his letter Sena lor Nye took up in detail the debate leading up to tho Questioning of him hy Senator Robinson republican In diana He said that the Indiana sena tor belonged to a faction ot the re publican party with which I have never been charged until now and by you with identifying ing tlie shares a value ot It was the first time on record that a companys stock has surpassed three billion dollars in open market value Tho stock closed ut 179 showing a net gain of 114 points for the dny on a sale of shares Reporta were current in the street today that another big merger was in prospect one between Radio Corpora tion of America and the Victor Talk ing Machine company Rumors have been current for somo timo that Radio corporation wag a heavy buyer in Vit or TTow somebody must invent an opaque bathroom to avoid the em barrassments of City Journal hojo been aro surely going to cause the flowers anil trees to do somo un wise acts The sap is going to hivln o flow the buds aro going to Ret too early a start and then sadly there s going to bo a freezeup Xoowle Away will go all the flowers and the leaves Thursday afternoons maxi mum lacked 3 degrees ot reaching the height attained Wednesday but the nights minimum was 9 degress above that o tho previous night tho high est incidentally slnoo last autumn Tho oclock temperature Friday morning was well above that of pre ceding clays too A maximum of 75 degrees for tho day seemed to ho armers Union and Labor Heads to Meet DI2S MOINKS Mnrch Official tho Farmers union nnd representatives of the Dos Moines Trades and assembly will meet well wllhln tho range ties ot possibili In DCS Mollies next Tuesday evening for n onferenco on problems perti nent to both organizations Counsel ors of llio Farmers union from all of thft state will bo in attend ince ns woll as various union labor representatives Wallace M Short newspaper published and former nniyor of Sioux Clly will bo the prln cipul speaker AUNT HET By Robert Quillen J know 1 Imdirt ought o of sasseil that traffic cop but when Im in a hurry n get where I can scratch I dont want anybody inler ferin with my WJ ;