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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 7, 1927, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Probably rain tonight and Tuesday fflcot Warmer In south and extreme east portion AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE RKPORT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOV 7 1927 NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited TOP Ibo UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 25 Vote on Amendment May Show Trend of Elec tions in 1928 NEW YORK Nov fight of New headed 3X Alfred E Smith against to throw KubernA torlal contests Into presidential years will be decided at the polls tomorrow Nineproposals to amend the stai constitution will be before the voters Tvhp will elect 150 assernlymen a con Ercssman one state senator to fill o vacancy 10 supreme court justices and mayors of 61 cities The fact that Gov Smith has tak en an active part in the democratic fight against the amendment affecting gubernatorial elections has led obser vers to believe that the fata of this pro posal will In a measure Indicate what ho may expect from New York as a candidate lor the democratic presiden tial nomination In 1928 He has charged that tho movement to extend the governors term from two years to four years and to hold elections in presidential years woulu result in national Issues pushing the tovernctship into the background Of the eight other amendments on ly one has become a matter of contro Versy By Its adoption New York City h 9 enabled to borrow for the completion of new sub ways ELECTION FEATURES IN TUESDAY VOTING By THE NEW Al Bralth IB bfiposlnsr the adoption ot a constitu tional amendment to lengthen the term of governor from to four yeara with gubernatorial elections In presidential years amendment cpon Bored by republicans of law legal izing parlmutuel betting on horse races Is espoused by democrats the gubomaterial candidates are J C Beckbam democrat and Flem D Sampson republican 1 SAN FRANCISCO James Rolph recognized as republican but endorsed by democrats rounding out 16 years as mayor Is seeking another four year term He will bs opposed in nonpar lsan election by James E Power en dorsed by republicans and Ealpli Uhl wealthy wall paper dealer a mayoralty fight tho leadership of United States SenatorEelect S Vara In the republican organization of the state Is at issue J Hampton Moore Inde pendent Is opposing Harry A Mackey republican choice ot Vare or gtnlzatlon will decide whether mayors and Justices of the peace are to be allowed JZ50 B month In fees frora criminal cases proposal en dorsed by AntiSaloon league and op posed by Ohio automobile clubs John Vf Smith Yrtio says prohibition cannot bo rigidly Enforced in any reelection Ha Is opposed by John C ILodgo who lias made no campaign personally Tho candidates wcro nrnn inated In a nonpartisan election Lodge IB a grandtmclo of Lindbergh Three members of the house of rep resented will be elected to fill va cancies Tho districts are In New Tork Ohio and Pennsylvania One other state besides Kentucky ill elect a governor In Mississippi former Governor Theodora G Bilbo democrat has tho nomination tvhlch Is equivalent to election Pedestrians seem to be Increasing thesa days by leaps and 1 La Cross Tribune AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen I luiow six men that dont fjeliovc in womans rights and their wives uses common washboards in stead o wnsliin MYSTERY CAL TO WHEN TERM IS DONE WASHINGTON Nov This is the latest Coolldge anecdote Tho president asked what he In tended to do after his term expired replied I am going back to What are you going in Vermont a year or two I am to Friends Turn Out to Honor Dead Actress Florence Mills Negro Singer Was Known in Two Continents YORK Nov Death has stricken two names from the rol of Broadways favorites stars of the stags that had attained world popu larity each In their generation The one was Florence Mills negro singer and dancer who had taken her curtain calls until shortly before her death last Thursday It was estimated that passed her bier to pay re spect and attended funeral service yesterday The other was a fat little clown named Marcelino who despondent and apparently Impoverished sent a bullet thru his brain on Saturday Thus passed Marceltne lie who made a million children happy But Marce lino wag Broadways favorite as Ions ago aa ten years Perhaps that was wjiy only four persons had visited the chapol in which hia body still rested today Few at Clowns Bier One was his widow Ada Holt An other was Phil Dwyer animal Imper sonator who had worked with Marce iine In the Hippodrome when the once beloved buffoon had been tlia dells of audiences Just a discarded said Dwyer disconsolate It proves all over agrain that the saddest figure In the world is a clown Ho never finds At tub service for Miss Mills yes terday Harlem the worlds largest negro community gave perhaps the greatest tribute it ever paid an Indi vidual In a heavy atmosphere emphasized by the scent of great masses of flow ers scores collapsed during the ser vice Crowds Una Streets for Blocks Thirty negro girls In grey crepe de chine dresses headed the funeral pro cession out of the church Eight fem nirio stars of tho negro theater came otit in double file and took their places ag honorary pall bearers bora the massive coffin to the hearse and the cortege moved off between motionless thousands who lined the sidewalks oC Seventh avenue for blocks Floral tributes Raid to represent turned 12 automobiles into great vehiclca of color Hurry Wills negro pugilist sent as a tribute wreath designed as gates And there was a bank of roses that camefrom a friend in England and sent Harlem to wondering whether the friend was ths Prince of Wales said to have been counted In Miss Mills London audiences eleven times Chamberlin Leaves on MidWestern Tour CDTmSS FIEED N Nov Chamberlin trans Atlantic pilot left by plane at i today for a brief tour of middle western cities His first stop Is Ohio where he Is to speak to night at a dinner ot the Akron cham fer of commerce Will Rogers ADAMAXA Nov tho first time In my life I had nothing to do and nowhere to KO So I says to the balance wheel did you ever see tho petrified forest tho Navajo Indian the cliff dwel lers and all those Interesting things Shesaid no so hero we are Just prowling around making no speeches doing no act Just trying to buy a Xavajo blanket from n Navajo In other words from the producer to the ultimate consumer without a middle man Its a beautiful country ind the same climate California charges you for Yours Air View of Dam Which Burst Creating Havoc fr V V X communities today Eight MidWest Companies Included in Giant Combine NEW YORK Nov for n merger of eight large middle western biscuit companies with tlia United Biscuit company as the cleus were announced today in a let1 ter from K F president to stockholders of tho latter The combination Is being effected thru i tho formation of a new company to bei called the United Biscuit company of I America The merger involves the United Blsj cuit company operating in the 5t territory Sawyer Biscuit com pany In tho Chicago area and Lake side Biscuit company of Toledo all subsidiaries of the United Biscuit com pany Other concerns to be acquired arc the Streitman Biscuit company Cin cinnati the Felber Biscuit company Columbus Ohio the Manchester Bis cuit company Sioux Falls S the Manchester Biscuit company Fargo N and tho Merchants Biscuit com pany of Denver In addition the Chi cago manufacturer of containers Is to bo taken over ONE DEATH AND CAR WRECK IN 24 HOURS IS BOYS BAD LUCK DES MOINES Nov IIavd luck never comes singly Tho truth of the axiom is fully Impressed on Benton Skisner 10 otoday Skinner borrowed an automobile from a friend Saturday night In a collision another car the friends automobile was badly wrecked altho Skinner escaped un scathed Yesterday afternoon Benton went hunting withfouryouths all under 20 years old Their prey huv Ins eluded all buys de cided to return home Ag Benton was unloading his shotgun the weapon accidentally discharged almost Instantly kill ingGale Porter 13 Riot at Shanghai Consulate Results in Death of Two Persons SHANGHAI Nov persons were believed to have been Itllled and five wounded during a riot late today when a body of 200 white Russians stormed the Soviet consulate In tho International settlement aa an outgrowth ot tho tenth anniversary of tho Soviet revolution now being celebrated The white Russians who have been exiled from their native land ever since the Soviet regime came into power gathered outside the HovJet consulate hurling bricks and break Ing windows and attempting to break In the barred tloor Thereupon the Russians Inside the onsulate opened fire upon the attack is force Two persons one a woman ire reported to have been killed with Ive wounded A force of 100 riot police threw cor dons about the consulate holding the crowd at bay owa Wife Looks on Husband Ends Life CEDAR RAPIDS Xov Anton ITouser 25 living near Mar on committed suicldo last nlnht by shooting while his wife looked on pow crless to prevent net altho plead p with him not ti shoot The couple had Just returned from Party given by a sister Mrs Frank i SblvcJy of Marlon I No reason Is for ae j Government Bureau Predicts Rain and Rising Temp DES MOINES Nov relief from tho cold snap of tho last three days was predicted by the gov ernment weather bureau hera today Tho forecast for tonight and Tues day calls for probable with ris ing temperatures in the south and ex treme cast portions of the state to night The lowest temperatures reported last night were 32 degrees at Charles City Dubuque Keokulc and DCS Molnes the weather bureau an nounced Beatrice Surtons Great Storu N THE TOLL REACHES 4 Automobiles Kill Two Near Muscatine Hit by v DES MOINES Nov persona mot violent deaths hi Iowa over tho weekend Dr E S Olasier 05 Cedar Rapids dentist was run down and killed by a railroad train when he failed to no tice it as he lodged out of the path of another train at a crossing theru Steven Muscatinc died from injuries received IH a uoIliElon be tween his automobile and liiat of Grant Brayton Itrivcr Held hy Jury Brayton was held responsible by a coroners jury which charged him with negligence in operating his truck without lights Carl Buster 5 living near Musca tinc was instantly killed Sunday af ternoon when bis nutoriiobile turned over His nook was broken and his skull crushed when tlio car went over three times while rounding a corner illsa GraceMaple Onslow died from injuries received when she was struck hy an automobile whilo remov isgbundles from another motor car Miss Maple had been a teacher In Jones county schools for 40 years All throe fatalities wore Saturday night 12 Hurt in Train Wreck OSCEOLA Nov More than n dozpn persons were Injured in a train wreck east of here last when a Burlington train No S was partially derailed A defective rail war Walmtlvl hy authorities All but tlie ongino suid a baggage car went into a ditch Two persons were believed to be seriously Injured while tho others were only slightly bruised or cut BEGINMEETINGS Legislative Program Is Be ing Formulated for Congress DBS MOINES Xov mulation of a legislative program ita agrlculturc preparatory to tiiQ opop Ing of congress will be the object roprcaentatives uf various farm organ izations at a series of meetings this week In Washington AH national farm organizations ex pcct to present a united front In d maildinpr agrtcullural measures tills anil a careful prograrti will ut drafted a statement frrm the office of 1resldPiit Charlei E Tlearstof Hie Iowa Farm Bureau federation said to day Mr Hearst left yesterday for Wash ington lie expressed optimism a member of the national legis lative cornmittfe and of the natlonul board of tlie American Farm Bureau Mr will moot with the tlve the National Orange tlif Xatlonnl Fninvrs union ir tn effort to farm a working relation j ship on national inattoiw Auto urnsiirs are now nhinit us inon as family Moiiirs Trilmne One of Sargents Men Is Implicated in Chiefs Testimony BULLETIN WASHINGTON Nov J Kirfwcll ruinous as Juror No ir appeared today in the District of Columbia supreme court to ask Justice Siililons for a hearing to clenr him of charges that ho talked indiscreetly about the FallSinclair conspiracy case before a mistrial was ordered last Tnesilay Kirtwell said that 1 liajAlters street car conductor amt Doiialil T IClng newspaper reporter should bo adJudRed sullty of tempt of the court because they persisted In an effort o make him discuss the case while it was on trial The juror branded as abso lutely falsV ffio affidavits filed by Akers mill Klnp WASHINGTON Nov charge of jury tampering in the FaJl Sinchiiioil caso woa lodged i gainst the government Itself today by Wil liam J Burns As a result IT R Lamb an assist ant attorney preneral was called be fore the trund Jury which eurllei1 in tho day had heard Burns defend the activities of tho Burns7 men who he said had been employed by a official to watch but not to approach directly the jury Burns accusation against he cution accompanied by affidavits was filed with Justice Slddans the trial Judge Tho affidavits made by Burns ietectltcs suiil tliat flvrj after the trial started one of tho Jurors Norman was In conversa tion with a man who had bccn driving i car registered in Lambs name Tho same car one affidavit saiil previous ly had trailed Glascocks car about If Mason Day filamcii ILveu Inforo went into the grand jury raom District Auonicy Gordon had made a disclaimed for tho prosecution in tho oil Iria but was sngod in tho prosecution of anti trust cases Burns tolj government attorneys thatit was Henry Milson Day one of Harry F Sinclairs confidential agents who retained the services of Burns men to trai tho Jurors Tho son of tho detective chief Sher man Burns tlio present nrtive head of the Burns agency also appeared before the yrand jury and later dis closed of the details uf the shad owng agreement Tho younger Burns said Ills igency had been employed to shadow the jury on the day it hueaine uvldeiit the jurors would not be lucked up This wis on Oct 1 Kmployoil by Offense Inasmuch as the jury not locked lip we were employed u place it under surveillance for their the de fenses he said Nothing thnt done in thin cast by our men was at all improper We are a detective agency licensed and TURN TO PARE 13 JURORS SHADOWED WILLIAM J liUKNS Tlio famous Inful at tu intematiotinl detective agency J Burns shtiwn above was called to testify today by flic grand jury investigating the Kail Biiiclnlr jury tampering cnse It is alleged iiy the gimirimient that Hums men shadowed the jury members Naval Flyer Sets Up New Speed Record Lieut Williams Claims to Have Traveled Miles an Hour NEW YORK Nov worlds speed records for airplanes wcio shadowed today by the claim of Lieut Altoifl J Williams U M N who said ho ftcw miles an hour in the first test oC his now racing slitr sinco Its conversion from a sea to a land plane With a 40 mile an hour ifalo at hlH back Williiima raced Ills bluo and fold racer over the three kilomctei course of Mitchell fiold at yester day to an estimated speed which Is tho fastest by a human bcini It eclipsed by nearly seven miles an hour the murk disclosed Saturday to have been set In Italy by Mnjor Mario do who attained a upeert of miles an hour in a hydroplane by official tlmlnjr Tlie previous rec ord hud bison miles an hour es tablished in tbo recent Soltneldctcup comritulilon by FjKbt Lieutenant S M Webster of Great Britain Williams who made his own with a stopwatch an after tbo trial that ho would attempt later this week to sot an of ficial record that would stand He also said ho planned to replace his present bornepower motor at some future date with a horse power motor Tho navy flyer made Ivlg trialIn the srann tiny strenmlincd craft which he had hoped to enter in the Schneider cup races CORRECT FITTING OF HOMEMADE CLOTHES The secrets mysteries and of correct dressmaking arc no longer beyond the knowledge of every home seamstress In a new government booklet fully Illus trated the correct methods of fit ting are told in simple direct terms Tho difficult points of fitting sleeves armscycs neck shoulders are clearly explained Every woman will want this txoklet and our Information bu reau has arranged to mall you n copy for only fonr In stamps Thirty pictures each stop accurately described Use Iho Coupon Tixlny J lliisliin Director i Tho Mason Cily I Information iinrfati i Washington C I cmlose herewith KOUK J CKNTS In for a ropy i of the IxiDlilvt FITTING i DUKSSKS AM i City I Slate Federal and State Officers Get Big Rum Haul in C R CWDAH RAPIDS Nov and Htatii agents In liquor raids mad here nipJit seized nearly a hun dred Dillons alcohol at tho residence of O K AndeMon and mado four ar rests Including Anderson and Emil Anderson liw father living in differ ent parts of tho city At tho homo ut Kmtl Anderson n small bar at which Andersons wife was serving patrons wns found Two alleged boatloifsois each heavily laden witli Uinior alio Casualties in Eastern Disaster Are Known to Be 150 Nov Tho little twin towns of Duxbury and North IJnxbury were in critical need today their 200 or more invlni been without food slnco last ThuiHrtay and because ot their Isola tion overlonkcfl in tho rescue work All ot reaching tho outside world was cut off when tho bridge the Winooskl river was carried uvay on tho flrat day of the flood Only yesterday presona on the out skirts ot Waturbury noticed men vavlng their coats on the other shore The stream is fully 200 feet wide atlll ind of treacherous swiftness but with megaphones the plight of tha residents of tho llttlo communities rely tho families of workers In the Talc mines was learned Rope Thrown Across IHvtr Itoscuo worlc began at once and vith much difficulty a light lino wat floated across the river a heavier ono pullud over and with that a steel cablewas stretched from one nldo to the othor Lloyd Squlra assistant edi tor the Watorbury Record volun teered to mako tho perilous crossing and hand over hand ha swung himself ubovo tho swirling waters Ho reached tbo Dnxbury shore aa cortalnea actual conditions and needs and then swung back carryingwith him ono end ot a llpht ropo Provi sions wore obtained from Rod hcadcumrtora hung ill pnlla over tho steel cable and jnillcd across to Jux bury with the light rurx Itofugces Face Noiv Perils BOSTON Nov equalfo nni freezing woathar added to day to the discomfort of the thousands In the New England flood area whose homes bad been surrounded and cel lars filled with water Furnaces useless In many of tho rural districts how ever stoves are used for house heattns and It was Impossible In such district to Kot warmtlx from wood fires The dead In the flood are known to exceed 150 Relief workers their efforts today toward tho feeding and clothing of thoso driven from their homes and toward tho prevention tho spread of disease While tho waters In the northern states continued to subside the situa tion to tho south remained acuto with persons reported routed frou their dwellings In Springfield where tho full effect ot tbo Connecti cut river at flood stapo wore beins experienced Tho rivers rise toddy was most serious at Hartford Expect JIuro Casualties The work oC relict went on unceas ingly ivbllo from Vermont scene of tliu most severe loss of life fresh reports of victims that eucd to boost tho death list consider ably On the face of Incomplete tion of tiledisaster which overtook residents of the Winooskl vaJloy wlicro SG persons known to perished it was feared that a com pletecheck ot the debris Uttered river course would reveal further bodies A report from the remote river allcy tho first word to from there told ot seven deaths and u xvas bclloved In Burlington that there would be many more Bolton led all Vermont places with 32 fatalities In Aio town and vicinity Waterbury had 21 whilo Barre next with seven known dead arul reported possibility that the might roach 20 Duxluiry and Dusbury said to have lost 12 persons each hut TORN TO PAGE 13 ClloheGazclto ivoather flfiires for Sl iiour period andlng at oclock t m Moiidav Mnxiniiiiii Minimum 11 At a Trmi of smiu lor iiko ending at j Minimum 11 Motorists iliJrit think to y rf a t n r d a y niKiil tcaintd to wrung hmi iccn tin frofxitu point nrifT llif it ll form nf T tlie i iv POOR PA My Claude Callnn iiy Mil wis MM T got miii an lulil her u things so I MI In v i lioughl lirr Ihui limn ;