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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 26, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Cloudy and colder Much colder in south portion Tuesday generally fair sJightly waimer in extreme western portion VOL FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS AND MASON CITY tA DAILY TIMES WIRE REPORT MASON North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edlled for ttie Home UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 145 ERMANS END FIRST HOP OF FLIGHT TO N Y PAPERS DETAIL GAMBLING AND iOOZE DEALINGS i Chicago Mayor Attacked for Police Efforts in Vice Situation i l CHICAGO March two JPly newspaper attack upon the city handling of gambling nnd bootlegger operations in Chicago produced disputed results today 1 Both the Tribune and the Daily News have charged that wide open gambling has been permitted ainco tVilliam Hals Thompson became ifiayor The Tribune on Saturday printed a list of more than 200 places it said games chance were Police Launch New Drive JVollowing publication of the list Ijice launched a new drive against amblers especially in the downtown jltrict using the ax on much eciulp nt confiscated Last night police most of the gambling places i closed most of them barring doors following publication of the jiune list SoGetKm Michael Hughes as mayor calls his commissioner of e discounted the newspaper pic of conditions he Dally News published an se nt oC the activities oC a high pow 1 syndicate ot alcohol and whisky ers giving names places and tele tie detailedthe method rtanufacture sale and distribution sales of a high pressure of 50 men was fixed in Kewa account at Clieck Weapons at Door r to r 10 ex ssion check your guns at the literally adopted irow nails behind a bar at head irtera the paper ealcl is used by salesmen as the place for check their weapons which they re ve just aa they are leaving NEMPLOYMENT SERIOUSDAVIS jbor Secretary Tells Com mittee Men Are Out of Work WASHINGTON March refcary Davia of the labor depart it reported today to the senate t unemployment is serious altho so extensive or grave as the esti a which have been generally cfr sponding to the resolution ot iiator Wagner democrat of New asking a survey of labor Mr said thero were per s now out of work in the United tes He said thia number const ed a very small percentageof at The In employment ong wage earners Including manu turing transportation mining ng ilture trade clerical and domestic ups was declared to he per t on the basis of those employed in 5 as compared with January this r he GlobeGazette Offers Booklet on are of Your Baby The public health service ot the niteii Slates has compiled into a 3liage booklet its report on the ire of bahics It covers essential iformation for care from prenatal period to thA child of our with for the1 diet nci care of children up to 12 years IoocI clothing sleep recreation teething and emergency problems In the care of Hie baby yire discussed on expert govern mental authority Copies of the jbooklet may be obtained from bur UVashlngton information bureau j Use the coupon Frederic J Hushin Director The itlasoii City Information Iturrnu Washington D C I enclose herewith fi cents In stamps or coin for n copy of 11m IrooMef THE CAKK OF VOLIt Name Street City Stnte Iowa Postmaster Murders Wife and 3 Children BARON REACHES GlobeGazette Will Open Cooking School Tuesday Miss Ferguson Is Here to Complete Arrangements for Big Affair Edna Ferguson and her assist ants announced Monday that plans are complete tor the opening ot the GlobeGazette cooking school to be offered the housekeepers of the city Cor four days in the high school audi torium Tfta classes will start at 2 oclock each day and last until 4 oclock Miss Ferguson expressed complete satisfaction at the excellent coopera tion the merchants ot Mason City have given her in making the kitchen and auditorium ready for the school The kitchen has been equipped with the latest labor and time saving de vices There is a big handsome elec trical refrigerator in which she will make frozen desserts as a part of the eookory program of the school and Its principle of freezing by electricity will also be explained to the many women who want to know the what and why of the equipment which SOBS into their kitchens Various labor saving devices will be a part of thestage setting and their practical uses explained by There will be cf tions at each dajr as a lectura by jut free distribult Mnes after th ot non n of lin iOSC or may be exanin t Tile doors tniza each day promptly son urged era Plnu vy demonstra Jj ision aa well jjjk rguson with printed re will be ex 3 and many nent which lecture it 1 oclock starts liss Fergu ork so that or shop before the are finished The four days of interesting cook ery and lecture demonstrations are free to everybody who is interested in homemaking A number of womens clubs and societies and a number of the womens church organizations are attending the school The merchants who cooperated in furnishing the kitchen will be represented by their women employees as well as by mem bers of their own households and women and pirls from every part ot NCason City will be in attendance at what promises to be the largest event of this kind ever slaered in the city MOTHER OF MRS GOOLIDGE WORSE Goodhues Condition Prompts Another Trip to Northampton NORTHAMPTON March 2fi AP Mrs Goodhne mother of Mrs Calvin CooiidBO was falling rapidly today her piivsitinn nr 3 JB Hayes siiirt afler he had visited her at the Conley Dickinson hospital nt 1 oclock this afternoon Ho said her condition had con tinued to become worse since he had seen her enriier in the day and expressed dnnlit whether she would live until her dauRliter ar rived from Washington tonieht NORTHAMPTON March 26 The condition of Mrs Goodhue mother of Mrs Coolldge taken a turn for tho worse her per sonal physician Dr 1 K Hayes said today Mrs Goodhue who has been nt the Cooley Dickinson hospital since last December suffered a relapse late yesterday and Mrs Coolldge was no tified immediately ot her mothers condition Dr Kayos said that Mrs GcoJInie was In poorer health than at any time during her illness He visited her at the hospital this morning and planned to pay another visit early in the afternoon Hospital attendants saltj she ap peared to ba a little brighter1 this morning but admitted that Mrs Good hues condition was considered seri ous Mrs fioodhiie was stricken with influenza n December and has been a patient at the hospital ever since is 7S years old RESIDENTS OF RENO FEARING BREAK IN DAM Streams in Nevada Are Swollen by Melt ing Snows FRANCISCO March flood demon stalked thru cen tral California and west central Neva da today as rain and melting snow naters coursed down both sides of the high Sierras driving tive rivers from their banks inundating several communities and threatening the city ot Reno with the possibilitv of a dam break Several city blocks and a section of Renos park system remained under several Inches ot water this morning as a result of flood waters escaping from the Bwollen Truekse liver Water Threatens City Twentytwo miles up the river the flood was pouring over tho top of Boca dam to a depth oC 15 inches Fear was expressed that the muddy torrent might weaken the earthen abuttmenta of the dam unleashing more than GOO acrefeet ot water In tiase of break Reno would be In the direct path of the flood which proh ot Ir preseSt flpodTrtjrje ICtty oitfl blals with the memory of the recent St Francis dam disaster fresh In their minds made ready to spread an alarm in case o emergency The dam Is 22 miles from the city and it was thot there would be plenty ot time to warn residents in case of sudden necessity One Tonn Isolated Reports from the tlood districts In dicate that North Sacramento across the American river from Sacramento was the hardest lilt The town was practically isolated agood portion of the city was under water nnd the marooned residents were moved out by boat Northbound traffic over the Sacramento and Northern railroad was halted The American river continued to rise Forty Jananese were reported marooned In the lowlands near Marya vllle where flowed the Yuba river over Two in Race for Mayors Office in Council Bluffs COUNCIL BLUFFS March of a mayor alderman and other city officers here today is expected to bring but a large as the fight for tho mayoralty between George Steinberg present re publican alderman and Mayor Green has been hotly waged vote post Sam AntiSherman Violation Charged Against M K T WASHINGTON Maroh A second complaint chnrginjr viola tion of tho aniitruat law in connection ivlth the plan for merging south wostern rnllrnads wng Issued hy interstate commerce tommiaslon day ngainst the Texan railroad the tn MiflsourJKansas Ixickjaw Fata to Inwan March Developing locluaw a week alter Se Ing thrown from an automobile when two cars collided Miss Iavonne Mil ler died Sunday The car she was riding in was driven by Kemlnth Stevens of Monroe Our Weather Man GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at oclock a m Monday Highest degrees lowest In degrees At a degrees Kninall ot an inch For like period endingat a m Sunday Highest degrees Lowest iti night degrees After 3 consecutive clear days the sun lost its ascendancy Sunday after noon and the day had to be listed as partly cloudy Duringthe nteht there was a rain which left 14 of an incli of water In the GlobeGazettes rait gauge At observation tlmo Monday morning there was a bit of sprinkling and early In the forenoon snow besan falling It stopped however rather abruptly before 10 oclock nnd tho lhat hnd fallen noon disappeared The wind was in tho northwest nnd thft temperature was slightly above the freezing point Rockefeller Schwab Before Senate Committee Iolm D Rockefeller and Charles M Schwab muItimjlHonairo Industrial loaders photographed npprar sennto committee at Washington InvestBatinK the coal situation Loft ig right sittingCharles AI hchivab Senator James E Watson nf Indiana chairman of the committee nntl John T Rockefeller Stand iiiiv tnfi v nj iusr left to right Senator W B OUlaliomu Sentitnr Burton K Wheeler or Montana Senator Daniel F Stock of Iowa ami H Metcalf of Rhode Island DROP ROSES ON FUNERAL ROUTE Planes Scatter BSossoms as Esposito Cortege Moves to Cemetery CHICAGO STarch that rain from airtilanea were the final touch that friends added todny to the funeral of Diamond Toe Esposito the Little Italy and ward leader was shot down by un known assassins last Wednesday Two airmen piled roses Into their planes nnd awaited Uia that tho funeral procession ot The Dimfe lint slnrlecl to movn from tha Holy Family church to ftlount Car mel cemelfiry Swooping low they were to marl the route to the ceme tery with the blooms The rain of roses Pilot Mike Caf ferello said wan the Idea of Diamond Toe himself Only n months ago said The had sug gested to him that nn airplane drop ping flowers in advance of a funeral procession would bo the ultimate in funeral prandcnr Thousands of dwellers In Diamond Toes ward which is now the twenty fifth but whiuh formerly was the bloody passed before flowered bier yesterday Scores wept A few dropped to tljelr knees before the costly casket saying soft Italian prayers Klaborate floral pieces hanked the darkened room overflowing thru the find even into the yard The cards of prominent political leaders and of others whojie names ore spoken furtively in the underworld hore tes timony to tho diversified Diamond Joe1 enjoyed Railroad Issues in Upward Move Auto Shares at New High NKW YORK March Railroad shares under the leadership ot New York Central which sold aliovo a share for the first time in its history Joined the broad up ward movement of prices on the New Iork Stoclc Exchange today General Motors however continued to bo the individual feature soaring n ilKire to a new record nt which represents a sain of more than in the agro Rale riuotcd value of the corporations in less than four weeks Violent speculations in General Mo tors was attributed to the recent state ment of John T Raskoh chairman of I ho committed that the stock was entitled to sell around 15 times Its current earnings Hudson Motors directors of which tire expected to take special dividend action this week moved up nearly 4 a shiro to within a fraction of the years high Lam bert jumped a share tt a new peak price of Cafaterin Proprietor IMcs March enrt trouble wiis hliiinccl for the death hero Saturday ot B F Bishop proprietor of nt IVntcrloo Dos Molncs Cedar Itaplds and Slouj Oily Will Rogers Says WASHINGTON an called to March about dime I gave to Rocke feller Even porters are afraid to take tips here now there are politicians actinghonest Senator Borah was at the depot taking up collection to get lysol to scrub republicans I am hiking right out to neo Alice I will hnve all the rtope by tomorrow on who the candidates will be Yours TIOGI5RS Copyright CUNNINGHAM IS UNDER ARREST G 0 for Prau sylvania in Custody of Senate March W Cunningham sheriff of Philadelphia county and treasurer of the republican state committee sur rendered to a deputy sergeant oc arms of the United Slates senate today on Issued nst Saturday contempt of tho ARYSHIRE YOUTH DIES OF WOUNDS Gun Accidentally Discharged While Gustas Anderson Juggled It in Air I3MMSTSBUnG March Anderson 21 Ayrshire farmer died In a hospital here yesterday afternoon of Injuries received when a shotgun which he was juggling In the air accidentally was discharged The youth with a friend Gust Thorn had been huntingr nnd wera re turnlngr to the home of Andersons uncle John Clausen fivR miles west of Aryslilrc Anderson wits cairyinK the gun ami was tossnff It in the at and catching it Tho discharge of the fiiin occurred while the weapon wua In tlia nlr the shot tearing away most of Andersons right hand thon entering the ab domen The youth for a time thot ho was not so seriously injured nnd attempted to walk to the home of his uncle a hnic mile away hut soon swooned and was carried there by his chum He wns brot to the hos pitnl here where he died about oclock Anderson was a native of Sweden coming hero with his parents a few years ago His parents nrc dead anrl the yoiitli been living with his uncle The funeral will be held nt the Congregational church here Tuesday tho warrant charging him with senate Cunninghams arrest is the out growth of his refusal to tell the Rood sennto special Investigating rommiC teo tho source of the he con to Hie campaign funds of Senator151ect William s Vare in the Immediately after the arrest Con gressman Benjamin M for Cunningham Colder couii went before Oliver J Dickinson In the fefl crat district court and fllotl a petition for a writ of habeas corpus discharR the sheriff from the custody of the Aimee on Way to Los Angeles After Wreck on Trip to Creston TM5S MO1NKH March Almee Seniple Mclherson completed her 10day scries of rovival meetings here yesterday hut failed to preach at a special morning service In Cres ton atter her automobile skidded off a mpddy highway near Creston Companions reported that Mrs McPherson was tempoiailly stunned and that serious Injury was narrowly averted Inttnt upon lipr final services here tho party decided to cancel the Cres ton appearance and returned to DCS MolniHi Arriving nt 3IS a m Mrs Mcllicrson left for Los Angeles last nlffht V BREAK ASKED WITH RUMANIA Berger Socialist Represen tative Charges Religious March The breaking off of tronty relations with Is irerl in n resolution prepared for today by Representative Merger socialist Wisconsin who charges thnt nation with ntincltios agninst her racial and minorities Including the Catholics TjUthernns Baptists lews Germans and Magyars The cruelties and brutalities prac ticed liy of themongrel nations of Europe Including Berger declared again discloses how foolishly we acted when we poured our lifo and treasure on the European battlefields in order to safeguard and perpetuate the existence of these na tions As a result of our mania has Increased from to sacrifice Rti her territory square ml IPS and ncrinircrl jiirJndJctJan of people in place of the she ruled Balmy Weather Is Due for Iowa Again Tuesday DliS MOIXBS M Snow full ImJny in northwestern Iowa in contrast to the balmy spring weather of the past wffik The chill period is not due to last lonj however and warmer weiilhfr will again be the offering beKinnlnjr tomorrow the local weather bureau relapse info winter Is due IJie bureau lt storms which ex tended lor tbn part oirr Minne sota nnd Wisconsin where snow was Bcnernl Father Then Turns Gun on Self in Home Citizens of Lowden Had Re quested Removal of Official LOWDEN March bodies of Lam iert Meier postmaster his wife and tnree children all shot to death presvimably by Meier were found in his home foday by Fred Meier his father and M M PauJ town marshal Meier who was 30 years ola com mitted the act by shooting He recent ly was ordered relieved of his duties aj postmaster following complaint of his handling ot the office made to the postal departmentat Washington He shortly was to have turnejl over his Accounts to a new Meier apparently was In gooA spirits last night when he visited relatives but after going home lie was observes revolver in his garage The children wero Alice 7 Jean 3 and a baby All flva bodies ware found In Meiers homo by M B Paul the town marshal and Fred Meier father of tho slayer Roads Delayed Officers A deputy sheriff and county coroner were hastily called from Tip ton Cedar county seat They Went to Stanwood by freight train us the road to the pavement Meier had been postmaster here fpt foiir years until well liked at position Recently however local citizens complained to tho postal department at Washington The orders tor Meier to turn over his accounts to tho new apointes at an early date came thru a few days ago No Evidence of Meier was appointed postmaster four years ago Afrs Meier formerly was Alyca Le Bellau Of Milwaukee They were married about nina years go Tvolos to Hoy Marks assistant post master requesting him to notify the first assistant postmaster general at Washington and itemizing articles In the postoffice so as to identify owner ship were found Marks sftld there was no evidence OC irregularities Mayor A Jj Menslngsnld that he DUBLIN ON WAY OVER ATLANTIC from Tlptcm north Is mud had been notified today that had been named acting postmaster and that tho appointment had come na n surprise to him He added that supported Moler for the postmnster ship at a tima when competition for tho position was keen Revolver Found Hand When the notes were found today the elder Melpr volunteered to mako an investigation and went to the Mei er home The revolver was found in Meiers hand TJp until noon no examination of the bodios had been made ns to powdet hut County Coroner A M Mo Cormick and Deputy Sheriff Harry Hamilton ivoe summoned from TJnton to conduct investigation One of Mnler3 last acts was to take TURN TO 16 COMTMN 8 Trio Believed Preparing to Make Effort to Reach BULLETIN DUBLIN Irish Free State March Ger nmn junkers transAtlnntio plane Bremen on the first lap of a flicjht from east to west across the Atlantic ar rived at Hnldonnel airdrome late today from Tempelhofer field The Bremen circled ovci1 the city of Dublin before landingnt the Baldonnel fiehi The strictest secrecy ruled at the airdrome but it was un derstood hat the German flyers would start their great undertaking with New York as their objective at the first opportunity NJ3W YORK March New York Evening Poat m a copy righted atory today saya that Ger man Junkers monoplahe with crew of threo leCt Tempelhoffer air field nt German this morn ing on the first lap oC a flight to Now York An overnight stop will made Dublin Ireland whers the plane will be refuelled for tho Jong Atlantic hop The aviators are Boron Huenfeld owner of the they plan to leave Ireland at daylight tomorrow and to arrive at Mitchell field Wednesday mernlng Start Mnrfe The start of the flight from the fly Ing field near Berlin was made so secretly that even close friends of the flyers knew nothing of the de parture tho paper says Baron Vori Hticnfeld was said to havo feared government Interfcrcnco wtih bis plans DS Ilia result of grow ing public sentiment ngnlnst the loss of human lifo In Tilepiano vvijl route tci Dublin pluco of exile of former Kaiser VVilbelm nt Doom Holland where a bouquet of flowers a message from the crew will bj dropped Onre Abandoned Flight Tbs bnron shared for a time the prlnca It previous attompls not taJte the direct but will circle the oxilo of the former crown was oxpectcd that About 10 would be needed for thia part dig lit The owner flight hotirn of the ALLEGED IOWA SLAYERJS HELD Fugitive Ft Snelling Soldier Is Under Arrest in Missouri DBS Dcwcy While Fort noldlcr wanted in Des Moines for tlm slaying 1 nf ycnr old Smidi Kfsinff f Sun farm woman WHS anested yesi tenlay ar Polos Sheriff Prnk Iinflley of polk county was today Whlto forniPily resided st and has been Identified by the sheriff In the county where that town Is lo tilted the Information stated I Sheriff Findley left this morning for Ihn Missouri town nml will make nn effort to obtain return nf While to OPS ATolncs altho White is held there on another chaise The body of SmiH was found in her burning More C Kxnm ination of the body that she lind been slain with n pistol ft is be lieved Hint the slHyor set riio to tiio home aflcr the shoot ing ISHll rinyrrn HIstcr Dins March 2f fohn Nf Hurke 27 n nis ter of Wnlter Johnson tho bnnehnl pitcher died at her homo today Post says that the pilot and became convinced after a last August which was aban doned otter reaching Ireland that n nonstop westward flight from Ger muny to America xvns impossible TliB plans named tho Bremen which is lettered on Its silvery Bray sides with tlifl number 1197 From Ireland the Rennnns have planned i circle flight nboijt DOO miles south of tho Bient clrola route Mlelit Do It in 20 Hours Tlity estimnted that the hop might bo accomplished In a minimum of 20 hours with altogether favornblo con ditions anil In n maximum of 35 with constantly winds Tho JJremen will fuel for ivpun 40 ami 45 hours jivins It cruising radlui Or about miles or more than lie between Its start Insr iialnt nntl ilesllnntlan No radio no lifo saving apparatus nnd no rations went Into the plane Instead a revolver carefully wrapprd in oil cloth to keep it ready for ac TURN TO TAOK 7 COMJMX AUNT HET By Robert Quillen A good pujnys a innri sninn usa lind me docs but slin hrr coiistifiice clciiliy Kolfiii mad H dues slir ins Jcndiri him on In ;