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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 24, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Somewhat unsettled tonight and Sunday cooler tonight In extreme eaat and southeast portions slightly warm er Sunday In northwest portion AND MASON CITY North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the Home FIVK CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIBB REPORT MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MARCH 24 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 144 SEVEN MIAMI POLICE CHARGED WITH MURDER RUSSIA OFFERS NEW PROPOSAL I TO LIMIT ARMS League Delegates Look Askance at Modified Soviet Plan QBNEVA March new project for world disarma ment was in the hands ot all delegates when the preparatory committee Tor a disarmament conference met this paornlng It provided for progressive dlsarra ftment based on an arbitrary scale putting down the armies and navies in proportion to the importance of Jhe various countries It provided also commission fto control the schemes application This commission would eventually be comprised of workers laborers and In ternational organizations established to work toward peace The project brot caustic comment from the delegates They asserted that it was drafted in the tone ot propa ganda They disliked the manner In It referred to the principal powers as dominating pow ers The previous soviet scheme which tras rejected provided for complete disarmament within four All arms and material were to be de stroyed All forces were to be dis banded Navies be abolished and the material part of ship Bient artillery munitions mines and I destroyed ships might be refitted ascommercial shipping WaiIndus trie incjMdinir those that contributed the of arms were to be if HIS DEPOSITORS Georgian Utes Own Funds to Guard Patrons From Loss NATLOR March TVlth his private funds J R Carter president today began paying in full all depositors In the defunct Farmers bank ot Naylor bccausu he sold he felt a personal moral responsibility to his former patrjns Altho ho wag not legally liable be cause ct the the president sev eral days ago also redeemed all out standing shares of capital stock of the Institution so that the share holders would Buffer no loss His golden was said to Jiave cost him approximately lour fifths of which goes to the de positprs The which listed capital stock and surplus at was closed Mon day by the state banking department after It harl made an audit at Carters request and with hit tion was said to have revca d a Bhrlnkage in assets exceeding ca tal and surplus bought up all stock tl he himself did not hold S forwarded to the banking department his personal check for to cover the accounts ot all depositors The GlobeGazette Of rs to Its Readers a Booklet on Art In New York City children in the younger classes are taken to the Metropolitan Museum Knowledge of the beautiful Is considered a basic part ofeduca tlon And art can begin at home with the simple and inexpensive f8 A booklet about art beautifully illustrated and designed to arouse a new and fresh Interest in every thing artistic Is ready for the child in school or for tho grownup be ginning to want to know pic tures or designs or furnishings or arrangements Prepared by the American Fed eration of Arts Get youf copy now Enclose 4 cents In stamps for feturn postage and handling Frederic J Hnskin Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C it enclose herewith 4 cents in for a copy of the ART BOOKLET Name Sfreet Iowa Weather Hottest Will Rogers PINEHUBST N March must look pretty seod fop Hoover This fellow Baseira Slemp after considering for months the best offer from CooV idge Lowden Al Smith Jim Reed and even Willis haa finally decided to go with Hoover He dontuen erally decide till its practically In the bag After the three women In con gress went up first why all the ls Islators want to go up now Llndy Nicaragua voted the other day not to have us supervise their election but thats not official we didnt supervise that vote Tours WILL ROGERS Copyright 19J8 Weary Stock Brokers Ask for Vacation NerveWracked Workers Are Fagged by Excessive Tracing BULLETIN NEW YORK March The bullish carnival continued Jn full swine on the New York stock toby with the price of speculative spotlight by quickly advancing a share to an other new peak price at a share Early advances In the other is sues ranged from to 5 a share NEW YORK March tercd nnd nerve wracked by the un precedented markets of the past two weeks members of the New Tori stock exchange have petitioned for a threeday holiday starting on Good Friday April 6 Altho the last 33 days have seen a golden stream of commissions flowing into their pockets many of the big traders and their aesstants and clerks have almost reached the limit of hu man endurance The work is so specialized that in telligent extra help Is hard to get and the regular office forces have been forced to carry the burden alone Private Sleeping Quarters Many at the big firms have provided sleeping quarters near their offices and nearly all those who ployee and employe been live at hotels during the last weeks BO ns not to lose the precious hours that would be wasted in traveling back and forth to their homes The work has been well repaid how even Observers estimate that for each of the13 days the commissions were above an average of S30 for each of the seat holders A seat on the exchange sold for yesterday Early in 1337 a seat could be had for During tiro last hectic 13 days shares have changed hands Since the exchange was formed there have only been 22 trading days in which th5 total sales were over the mark Exactly half of those we been In tho past two weeks with the two Saturdays seeing totals above Cautionary Note Sounded A cautionary note has been sound ed by member of big firms warning their customers that the market has been going too been too perpe notion might be expected a any The street however remembers that these samd houses sounded the same note of warning a month that the condition is the same as at the start of the threemilllon share mar anybodys guess now Telephone Systems at Clinton Consolidated CLINTON March Bell Telephone company has taken over the TrIClty Telephone company which operated the automatic tele phone system in Clinton It was an nounced here on receiving word that the interstate commerce commission had approved the transaction Tho automatic phones have been In in Cltntor for the past 15 service years The TriCity Telephone company ivas organized about 25 years ago Inv mediately long distance service will be given by the Bell Telephone company to the TrlClty company subscribers Where Diamond Chicago Met Death This photo shows the scene of the slaying of Diamond Joe EsposUo Chicago political and labor leader near his home on Oakley boulevard Chicago EsposUo warned before his death and killed by bullets from pistols and sawedoff shot gun fell in front ot tho house on the extreme left His home is shown on the ev trenw right of the photo Inset is of the slain leader FALL TO TALK Former Interior Secretary Will Tell His Story of Oil Leases WASHINGTON March Albert B Fall former secretary ot the tell his story of tho Tea Dome lease on Thursday at his home in El Paso Texas Justice Jen nings Bailey ot the district suprqme court today granted a motion of Harry F Sinclair for the taking of a deposition from Fall who is too ill to attend tho trial here of Sinclair on April 4 Daniel Thew Wright who was re cently retained as associate counsel by Sinclair will conduct the examination of Fall Representatives oC the gov ernments special counsel will bo pres nt A motion for permission to take the deposition submitted to Justice Bailey asked that the court issue a com mission to M B Bull a notary public of E Paso Texas to take the oral deposition ot Fall ONE HELD FOR PALO ROBBERY Eastern Iowa Combed for Others Who Got in Bank Holdup CEDAR RAPIDS March one suspect Ed Nemechek is In custody a eearch was continued thruout eastern Iowa today for two others of the trio which yesterday held up and robbed the Palo State bank 10 miles northwest of here ot Nemechek police believe Is the key man in the holdup altho they have obtained no admissions from him He was captured near here in an auto mobile which police believe was stol en hsrc by the bandits along with one in which the trio escaped from tho robbery scene and which was found abandoned afterward near Covlngton not far from where Xemechek was Former Iowa Attorney General Byers Is Dead DES MOINES March Howard JVrebster Bycrs 71 former attorney general of Iowa died today at a local hospital ot uremia after an illness of 10 days Ho was elected attorney general In November 1006 nnci served for four years In the office Afterward he Joined a local law firm and at one tlmo was corporation counsel of DCS Afolnes Mr Byers was elected nttoiney gen eral from Shciby county He is sur vived by a widow and four sons Probably one of the hardest jobs In the world is being a successful step Press Iowa Editors Eail to Newspapermen Pass Resolu tion Condemning Direct Selling DES MOINES March The Iowa Press association today de clined to commit Itself on tho road bond issue at the closing session of its 13th annual convention here A portion of the report of the reso lutions committee commended the pro posed bond issue as the most feasi ble means of early creating a net work of allweather arterial trade highways joining the principal mark ets and industrial centers ot the entire state and pledged the use of the as cWion s Influence to promote ap preciation ot the measure but all reference to the bond proposal was stricken out on motion of Claude Campbell of the Jewell Record Condemns Radio Direct Selling Mr Campbell took the position that the bond Issue Is a political question while the report ot the resolutions committee In Indorsing tho proposal regarded it as economic A resolution opposing direct selling by Radio was adopted Other resolu tions passed disapproved the prac tice of the government of the United States of entering Into competition with legitimate private Industries in reference to printing return cards on government envelopes indorsed the Oddio bill deplored the tendency of the Iowa board of control to use Con vict labor in a printing Industry to serve the state of Iowa and lesser units of government in Iowa with pledged support of the states Increased educational facili ties suggested members of the associ ation place their subscription list on a cashInadvahce basis and urged ed itor members to Join the National Editorial association iTttrivagin New President W c Jarnagln of the Storm Lake PilotTribune was president to succeed John W Carey of the SIouj City Journal The association follow ing precedent In advancing the vice president to the presidency W O Rae of the Grlnnell Herald was named vice president O E Hull of the Leon Reporter recording secretary and J G Lucas of the Madrid RegisterNews treasurer Two new members of the board ot directors E L c White of Spencer and Vcrnon Vierth of Sumner were named The members of tlio board as now constituted are J M Beck of the Ccntervlllc loweglan Citizen Fred Blerman ot the Decorah Journal Kalph Overholser of the Red Oak ex press and N L Curtis of Knoxvlllc WEATHER NEXT WEEK For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys variable weather conditions during the week one or two precipitation periods nnd quent cahnges In temperature fre MINNESOTA FOR id States SIOUX CITYS 86 DEGREES IS HIGHEST FIGURE Spring Weather Likely to Continue Reed Reports DBS MOINES1 March Iowa the hottest place in the United States yesterday will continue to en Joy real spring weather during the weekend the government weather bureau predicted today Somewhat unsettled was the fore cast for tonight and Sunday while local meterologiats expected that clouds would prevent the thermometer from reaching yesterdays high points when a mark of 86 degrees at Sioux City was tha highest In the United States Charles City with 78 degrees reported the lowest maximum amonp Iowa weather bureau stations Local showers wero expected in parts of the state but bureau offi cials said there was no prospect for a general rain Keokuk Had 81 Degrees ICEOKUK March derstorms accompanied by hail and a rainfall of 10 Inch this morning brot relief from yesterdays maximum tem perature ot 81 degrees the warmest March 23 here since 1910 Altho some of the hailstones were large they were widely scattered ana no damage was reported FOR HAIRCUT Twelve District Delegates to G 0 P Meeting Are Instructed ST PAUL March forces controlcd most of the Instructed district delegates as repub licans met In state convention here today to name ECVCU delegates nt large to the partys national conven tion at Kansas City Supporters of Frank O Lowden former governor of Illinois asserted ho would have a majority ot Minne sotas 27 delegates to the Kansas City gathering over Herbert retary commerce Twelve of the states 20 district delegates were definitely Instructed to support Lowden for president at Kan sas City Two delegates uninstructcd were favorable to the former Illinois executive The Hoover camp claimed six of the district delegates two were def initely Instructed for the secretary with the other four favorable to him Lowden forces claimed they also would liiivc n majority of the seven delegates at large SINCLAIR WONT REVEAL RECORDS Oil Man Issues Orders to Cashier to Protect Pri vate Papers BULLETIN WASHINGTON VCarcli API senate Teapot Dome committee was tolil lotlay that Al bert D Lasher Kavo to Hie republican national committee J which did not appear on he rec ords of dm 1920 campaign nnd ihnt there wns im entry on Harry F Sinclairs personal record of the payment of to Albert n Full wlitcli the former cabinet officer says wns for an Interest In Ills ranch In New Mexico WASHINGTON March Harry F Sinclair has given orders that the records of his private security holdings arc not to be revealed to the senate Teapot Dome committee Tho committee was so Informed to day by Harold Ken well cashier ot tho Sinclair Consolidation Oil company who explained that wns why ho had not brot the record with him in re sponse to a subpoena I asked Mr Sinclair for that per mission and it was Kenwcll said You know those are Mr Sin clairs personal property and I cannot remove It without his consent Tho committee wanted to examine tho records to see If he now held any Continental Trading company Liberty jonds Some people find fault with prthi itlon because It as not yet done awny with Blue Register Monday Molncs AUTOSLUGGER Two Des Moines Girls Re port Strange Motorist Beat Them MOINES March Polico here today were seeking n slugging motorist who they have been told by two girls gave them rides In bis automobile and then beat or attempted to beat them Euclid Harrison IS found uncon scious on a steet In the residential district last night told officers that she leaped from the automobile Into which she said she had been forced by a stranger who waylaid her as she was golnrj from work in the early evening When the man reached toward the bottom of the car to ob tain what she believed was a piece of pipe and which she believed ho In tended to use to beat her she said she leaped from the automobile She was not Injured physicians said Nellie Pauldlng 21 was the other girl victim She told police Wednes day night that she was offered a ride liy a strange man nnd that he beat her over the head several times with hammer She was also round unconscious Marble Rock Selects Democratic Delegates MARBLE nOCK March the town democratic caucus the following delegates were leected to attend the democratic county convention Peter Ewen Nick Staudt M 1 J Ack ley and William Rozltce Our Weather Man GlobeGazette weather figures for 21hour period ending at oclock a m Saturday cccrcss Saturday Lowest in night U Having a haircut on his wenty first Imlhilny lias brot Joe Kamclz Albia When Kamctz was a small boy lie pos sessed what Ills family termed beautiful imir Hia brother offered him ho remained away from a barber shop until 21 oo Old and now Is possessed of the thousand He is shown above after his first trip to the barber shop ami bclnw as lieappeared with long tresses CRIMES WILL SHOCK JURORS CLAIM Officers Are Accused of Brutality Toward Prisoners MIAMI March chief ot this citys police department and six ot his subordinates were in the county stockade today charged with murder while ringing in the ears of the entire force was a grand jurys vitriolic denunciation of Brutal inhuman and astounding conduct of law enforcement affairs thruout Miami Announcing that it will reconvene April 10 tho grand jury indicated sen atlonal further developments to ome declaring there wera other rimes disclosed to it which will hock the public conscience but for vhlch Indictments have not been urned because ot our inability to Ix individual Chief ot Police H Leslie Qulgff now suspended was indicted yester lay for murder as was Detective R L Wood These officers were added to tha pc Ice colony at the county stockade vhlch already consisted ot Lieut M A Tibbits Detectives John Claudell and Tom Nazworth and Patrolman Nelson Ward and R L Gltsson Patrols ReItiforced Alt Indictments were concerned with deaths ot persons with whom thoso Indicted had contact in an of Jclal capacity Guy C Reeve head of the detec tlvo department was last night mado acting chief and H H Arnold was named director ot public safety Arn olds first act wai to order reinforce ment Negro dis Be Keynoter on April 20 Senator Accepts Invitation to Be Temporary Chairman at Democratic Meeting DES MO1XES1 March Senator Dan W Steck Iowa today accepted an invitation to act as tem porary chairman and keynote1 speak er at the democratic convention here April 20 when the party delegates the democratic national convention will bo selected A few days after the senator was tendered the invitation and before his acceptance he Issued a statement urg ing Iowa democrats to unite on Gov Al Smith York as the party presidential choice His stand has aroused considerable feeling nmonrj democrats advocating the favorite son candidacy of IS T Meredith former secretary of agriculture The Invitation extended Senator Stcck It was explained by Mrs W E Maiiltiby chairman of the state com mittee solely because of tho high po sition In party preferment held by the senator Airs the demo cratic slate of candidates for state of flco had been filled by the substitution ot George Iowa City law yer as attorney general candidate Jn place of George Potts Fort Madi son who withdrew to try for a seat in the Iowa house of representatives PRISONER SETS FIREJNCELL Cedar Rapids Jail Thrown Into Turmoil as Place Fills With Smoke CEDAR RAPIDS March in the cell occupied ly Elmer Snyder threw the local police sta tion Into a turmoil early todny and caused a panic among tho I After tho building wns filled smoke the blaze was discovered Night Captain John Cook Little J damage was done Police declared that Knydcr held for I nn alleged violation of tlio liquor laws hail set flrn to his mnUress Police methods of handling prison ers drew chief attention In the report nnd was described by the jurors pro nouncement as tenflying nnd dam Chief Quiggr yesterday Joined Lieu enant Tibbits and tho two detectives Dlaudell and Nazworth behind tho jars because of their alleged connec tion with tho death of II Kier Ne ro bellboy in a locnl hotel Wed Two Years ABO Ills death occurred two and one lalf years ago after bis arrest on charges of attempting unsolicited and Improper liaison between the daughter ot a hotel guest and anoth er patron whom the yomnt lady did not know When Kiers body was ound police declared they knew nothing ot how he was slain Wood Indicted for second degree murder Is said to have shot Victor Parnoll a whlto carpenter to death in November 1926 Patrolman Ward and Gllsson are charged with tho murder of John Nabry n Negrn prisoner and have been In jail a week A Negro reported to have himself In jail It was contended did not take his own life but came to death as a result ot police cruelty Had Official Sanction The grand jury was hopeful when Its Investigation ot police affairs started the report said that such practices wero unusual and not spon sored by anyone In authority But to our It went on it developed beyond all doubt that the persons In charge ot this de partment not only condoned and rati fied such violences on the part of their subordinates but in a number ot Instances have themselves led the ns nnd become the chief execu Former To wan Ends Life OMAHA March Mrs Joseph Peebles 25 formerly of Atlantic committed suicide last night by turning on nil tho gns Jets In hec homo here tho hope of charged with nounccd aijon He will bo It an At ii decrees North Iowa was treated to Its first wind storm of the season late Krldny nlgit Broken windows upset gar bage cans and blownover trees con stituted evidence Saturday morning of tho almost cyclonic dimensions of tht storm There wns only a trace at ralji however Fridays maximum of SO do jiees Is 10 degrees above the previous I LATIMKH March 24 Many fmm high mark for 1328 It was the eighth es ore In the fields the past vtrek Spring Work Calls Farmers at Larimer eighth consecutive day listed ns clear a re markable record for March The wind wns out of the northeast Saturday morning and the nun was on duty again fHscfnp Some havo to oats IJyrnn Davis a fiirmor UvlnfT south of Hampton Is the first lln county farmer reputed OH sowed oats AUNT HET By Robert Guillen f always figiirivj Amy jus I married for iis money bill I was vvtilchin her when he spilled tfiuvy on her compfiny labloelolh nn she never even looked ;