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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 8, 1927, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Cloudy and somewhat unsettled tonight and Wednesday not much change in temperature AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COFZ ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIHE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOV NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for the UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO and Governors Are Being Elected Today BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS J Hampton Moores endeavor to de feat tbe Varepolitical machine at Philadelphia and a lively contest over tlie proposed removal of parlmiiteul machines from the race tracks furn ished the particular points of Interest In elections For tho most part only local issues with but a minimum effect upon na tional political affairs lay before the people These included the election of two governors three members of thS lower chamber of congress mmv erous municipal and state officials and decisions by referendum on en actments of state legislatures The most Important of the last per haps was in Xew York where the vot ers were called upon to determine the fate of a proposal that the term of thegpvernor ba extended from two years to four with tbe gubernatorial campaigns fallingin the same years aspresidential elections Gov Smith has been active in its opposition Fight in Vare Stronghold The Philadelphia mayoralty cam paign has been bitterly fought losing at the republican primaries to Harry A Mackey Moore a former mayor en teredthe fists of tho general election as an independent candidate Jfackey has thebacking of tho Vare organiza tion The Kentucky bettingmachine cor test involved one of the two guberna torial elections J p W Eecham who baa served two terms as the states chief exccuttve and has represented It the firnntc was the nominee the Democrats Altho not opposed to rac ing he lias contended hat a racing Jhby Is seeking to control the state and has pledged himself to remove it Jle favors the removal By the pari mutuel machines His re Yblican opponent Flem D Sampson has asserted that the pari mutitel law no issue In Mississippi the second state choosinga governor the outcome of the election was not considered in doubt Theodore G Bilbo was the democratic nominee and nomination Is generally considered in that state the equivalent of election Cities ISIect Mayors Tho congressional elections were for purpose of filing vacancies caused by the death ot Representative MaOce of the 34th Jsew York district and Stephens of the second Ohio and Iho resignation ot Representative ITnsslctt of tha second Pennsylvania All were republicans James Jr Beck had the support of the Vare machine for the Pennsylvania post Selections of mayors lay before the voters of San Francisco Detroit num erous New York cities and several in Utah All tlo cities of Ohio Virginia nnd Kentucky balloilcil for now legis latures Glenville Man Hangs Self in Woods Near Home GLEXV1LLB Nov body of Robert Edwards morn than GO years old was found hanging to a limb a tree in tho woods near hers Monday by relatives who became alarmed at his continued absence He Is survived by several sistrrs nnfl brothers who Jive on farms west of here No coroners Inquest will be iccording to officials The GlobeGazette would like to ob tain the services of an enterprising nntl reliable correspondent at Floyd Address tho Managing Editor If In terested U N T H E T Pi iinl id vnry much lo UK bnlli hnbil Djirniir o sooks a ninl miuli of eport Another Town acing Guard Jails in Colorado Mine Fields FATHER POISONS SON SELF State Arrests Leaders of I StrikeTroops Ordered Out DEXVER Nov war time atmosphere prevailed In sec tions of the southern Colorado coal fields today after a night of suspense when special police guarded jails where strike leaders were confined while signal flares and fires marked camps of strikers With the arrest of nearly a score of strike leaders yesterday including several officials of the Industrial Workers of the World picketing ceased and many miners returned toi work However strikers Immediate ly started demonstrations protesting tho arrests causing authorities to muster scores of special officers Tho strike leaders first were con fined at Walsenburg headquarters of the I W W in the southern field Hundreds of miners abandoned their mass meetings on mine properties known as legalized and took up positions in nearby hilla and along highways Mysterious Signals Fired Busk found these camps marked by fires and as darkness settled flares appeared at several oc casional rocket was set off While the meaning the signals was un known oficers found all roads leading from Walsenlnirg were guarded by strikers At midnight reports were current that strikers were mobilizing to attack tbe jail to liberate their lead ers fore deputies were sworn in and armed with riot guns Despite the highway patrols Wai sonburg oficers succeeded in transfer ring several prisoners to Pueblo about TO miles north The sheriff at Pueblo mustered more than 200 depu ties to guard the jail Strikers arrested and held inLo TURN TO PAGE Ifi Bank Statement Believed to Be Indication of Iowa Prosperity D UKS MO1XES Xov forecast for continued improvement in business conditions in Iowa was seen today in the report on the con ditions of banks under state supervi sion ns of the close of business Oct id The uiaiftiiient of the conditions of state banki isstrod yesterday by fj A Andrew superintendent of banking showed an increase in de posits of for the three months period from June 30 to Oct 10 Duringthe same period loans In creased and borrowings decreased The increasein Mr Andrew said Indicates favorable banking con ditions and is a forecast of improved business and for the extension ot credit to farmers and business men also is indicated Tbe growth in deposits it was said forecast a greater volume ot business generally in tho future The statement oC banking condi tions also showed a reserve of per cent an average figure Seconrt ry reserves were increased thru the purchase of United States securities These factors arra Indica tions sound banking conditions it was pointed out Will Rogers LAGUXA X Xov struck oil in Xavajoes more than three years ago I foolishly asked How often do they get their pay ments for their oil royalty Well they hadnt any Yet they took a million of it to build a bridge ncross the Little Colorado river fio tourists wouldnt have to drive so far around to sec the Grand Cnn yon The Xavajoeg paid for the bridge and there has never been a XnvaJo crossed it yet If the Indiana oil royalties hold out they will have enough to build the Uouliler Dnm for the poor whites I supper I will bt icrallod for lolling llus like Mngriiclor nnd Summer II Yours WILL Copyright Defense Loses Point in Attempt to Check Jury BULLETIN WASHINGTON Nov of the FallShiLhiir oil con spiracy jurors who appeared todny tbefore he grand jury snid they approached during the trial by ineii who sought to driuv out their viewpoint John 1 Costmctt and Gardner P GrcufcM both said hey hail been fatttc to by persona whom they fiid not Itnow outside of or IICHP tho Disfrict of Columbia promo court building timing he noon recess of the rial of Harry F Sinclair and Albert B Fall on rrimiiml conspiracy charges defense lost a point in tbe oil conspir acy tangle today when a Burns detec tive failed to identify the government agent he claimed had improperly talked to a juror in tho case JLoug the detective had made an affidavit intended to show that H li attached to the at torney generals office had trailed Juror Norman Glascock to the Potom ac Hying field and there had con versed with Glascock Long failed to day to recognize as the man in volved Lamb to whom Longs identity was not revealed told Xell assistant district attorney in charge of the jury tampering investigation that he bad never seen the detective before In his life Fails at Identification Burkinshaw then lined up a num ber ot other persons called in from the nearby corridor for Longs in spection He said none of them was the man he trailed to the Potomac field Longs failure to identify Lamb fol lowed it denial by Olascock who said he bad never visited the flying field and had never scon Lamb George Aikens the automobile me chanic ho was repairing Lnmbs car on tlie day Long claimed he trailed it to tlie Potomac flyiutr field said the car was not nt the flying field on Oct I bad Hint two toned roadster from Friday afternoon until about 1 oclock Aikeiw said Most of the lime it was not even in running condi tion I dirl not deliver it to Lamh until about 2 p in of that Sheldon Clark IncNiioiicMl Meanwhile Sheldon Clark the Sin clair official believed by the govern ment to be a contact man between Burns agents and Harry F Sinclair was closeted with District Attorney Gordon Clark came here from Cliicngo in response to n subpoena Issued for him last week after Henry Mason Day had declined to testify before the grand jury on the ground that his tes timony might incriminate him Alleged to Have Shadowed Jury Family Trouble Believed Cause of Murder and Suicide R1CKV1LLE Nov double poisoning was revealed here Monday afternoon when the bodies ISmil Whitingcr 35 and his son Boland 4 were found In a bedroom at tho farm home two miles east ot here by Fred Starck Whitlngcrs fatherinlaw anr a group of men A note addressed to mother in Indiana stating that the boy died about li oclock Sunday night another to his fornxer wife and i bottle which had recently contained liaison which were Hound in the room avemute evidence of the murder and suicide tho unofficial verdict returned by county officers after viewing the scene Had Been Divorced The Whitlngcrs had recently hati trouble in the family Mrs Whitinsei being given a divorce 1 The court directed thut the son be held jointly by tho father and moth er It was tbe order that the son waii to livR with the father every Sunday Last Sunday morning according to his custom Mr Whillnger came to Rlccville and got the boy who was with his mother at the home of her parents here Mr and Mrs Free Ktarck Wlntingcr returned to tbe fnn home and his former wife expected him to bring the child hack as Sunday night or Monday morning railed to Kclurii Child r i 117 i iir When the father did not appear atop tar Wants Flyer to Monday ivmtiuger Wisconsin Couple On j Return With Him to aud her father and r CLuin 11 iiu nun LO in wlM1t to the homo The boillos were found side by side in bed The note was found on n nearby bleand empty bottle on tho floor Tt was discovered later that inger hot the poison in a local drug Charles R tidily left and G H Ttobbins operatives for the Burns fivo ngcncy who are alleged to have slmdowcrt members of the jury in tiin FallSinclair Tciiiiol Donio Their apartment in a Washington hotel WHS raided by secret service nfeunnd reports confiscated Three Men onsi Way Home Food Issued Thru Ticket to Refugees Northern Vermont Is Newest Sufferer in Depreda tions of Flood Xov stories of distress came from northern Vermont today with additions to the ever growing list of fatalities from hist weeks flood which has claimed more lhan 110 victims From Newport near tbe Can adian line came the latest tale ot suffering when a party of four men tramped miles over torn roads arid swaying bridges to Burlington to toll of a town that was face to face with starvation They brot the information that at least three men had perished with the possibility that many more might have been claimed In the sudden rise of the Black river New Hampshire taking calmer stock of its losses than was possible In he first few clays following the storm found them not as great as had been thot Declines in Some Areas Connecticut which had been appre hensive that the vast volume cC wa ter rolling down the river of tho same name might do heavy damage re joinrrt at the decline of tho flood crest Springfield was also com forted by the continued fall of the Connecticut Tho full blow of the storm fell in Vermont The four men who reached Burling ton from said that town was iing starvation Flood waters worestill rising drink TO TACK IK Watchman Bound While 3 Men Struggle With Bank RUDD Nov binding Xight Watchmnn Vred iiimmernian three young men driving two stolen Mankato cars a truck and a coach modo an unsuccessful attempt Return With Him to Panama Xov AP I YORK Xov A to have been the victim Elders husband Worn of a degenerate who also is hi Xcw York today from pected of slain Lillian body r Mrs Alvin Greemvnld solved taken from the llv Ml Horeb was found early day at tho side of the road near Dous mun Following tho Chiding of the body of Mrs who was after who and her husband were dl tacked by three men Monday three miles cast of YVaukeslin iff Alvin Rcdford expressed belief that she was the victim of a moron guns of degenerate lie expressed tho theory that Inly probably were responsible nlso for mnrdor of Liillfan Graef 19yearold Milwaukee girl whose disappearance from home Oct 11 when she went on blind date was when her body was Fox river near AVnukcsha three milts from where the Greeiuvalds were at tacked The Oroenwalds were returning to Mt Koreb after a visit in Milwaukee when they wore overtaken by a car which sounded a police siren fourj miles east of AVnnkesha One of the threo men ijot out of the car rind quired of Groonwalrl what was tnoj idea of so much Thinking them policemen waicl got outof Iho oar to talk wKh the nion who drew a revolver and hit him over the head lie knew no mue until recovering consciousness SOVCCT hours later to find himsolf lying in i marsh nt Ihc side of I he rontl ilis wife was gone The body of bis wife was found near Dousman on the same highway 10 or jlo miles from where she was hid naped Until ek was Panama ready to greet his wife mack acnhiph and not as nil adventuring Womack said he toll when she arrives here on tho cuuanl liner duo Friday of the 17 bolls he had gone thru sinre she took off on her unsuccessful flight to PAris and would ask her to return to Panama and flightless An aunt of Mrs Susan Odom arrived hero on the same steamer that brol from 1an ima Mis Oflom said she clitl not ap prove of her nieces exploits and tbot Womnck ought to have spoken sooner to prevent his wifrj from making the flight that landed the avintvix and in the whore they wore picked up by the Dutch tnnkor Barcn drecht tiimoua I fiiink I can make it Cour store c Unit he it to lu rats County officers were notified rii Croseo and an inquest is to bo held later leaves Notes In Helativcs Tho notes ho lofl dntcd 1 was siir KolallcT dciLl be fore I took minX Another note addressoil tn bis for mer wife saiil Dear Uyra 1 haled fu do this but ymi was so cowardly to me and I have sfood all I IJItlf Hiitaml died at this A third letter addressed to his molhnr Mrs Anna Whitlngcr Iniliau npolis said that tins is the sad dest thine Ihnt has ever come to you but 1 couldnt help A coroners jury reported thai inser and his son met death it the band of tho father LOVE REALLY COUNT One Man Jailed Another Missing and Third Is in Hospital After Shooting KIOLJX CITY Xov Sioux City man isin jail another In a hospital and a third is being sought by police as tho result of what ii be lieved to have been nn attempt to murder Tom iillnnl gasoline station proprietor today Pnilily Dillon the man in jail saiil to be a former ronvict Jlny j Mushes who was wnunrlocl in his lofl I log by i iihnrsc jl slyoi from a shot Kim with which Pollard defended him self and Kir Famow the nmn soimht n hnvo pi isrm ici liro cttti 1 YOU CAN MAKE DRESSES AND BLOUSES THAT FIT RIGHT Solutions for thn difficult piob loms of the home dressmnkor such niHk shoulder and sleevefit ting are contained in simplo lang uiisn nuil plain pictures in tbe new booklet prepared by uptodrite exports for the use of women In thirty md twentyfour illustrations this practical work shows exactly how to correct pat torus to fit 3our figure exactly Re modeling and new garments dem onstrated fio iliat you can easily understand each stci Our Wash ington intormatiojt will send you a copy Use the coupon Frederic A Director The Mason Cily Information Hnrcaii Washington C 7 enclose horcivilh KOLR CljNTS In stamps Tor a ropy if Hie Imohlcf riTTlNd IWKS SIJS AND KUirSlvS Coolidge and Treasury Maintain Levy Is Not Necessary Xov Tho fight over the inheritance spread all over the capital today charges of lobbying LI Llie huttsfl ixiut means lioiirin ciiuiiliiK from he treasury a ion that tho would continue to siouil for repeal of the levy and from the white linusi the statement lhal the president stood with tho treasury Mr Vaolitlgo and the treasury thru Osrton L Mills udder seeritary ttoos on Hie ground that n lax was not prurtstiino federal rtv luL on those ran into i determined of opposition Chairman Green of Uie ioininitlin finally declared the taxrepeal advo cates had packed tbe committee and other members notably ftrpio seutativo John Garner pounded t witnesses in an of fort to show lhal someone rise was ptyins the ox ponsiS of the repeal buttle Leo Snttmwhitc Texas LMMIC under the mniu ttrc of Mr CJarnor Sattrrwhite said that he finnkly nil milted his expenses had been paivi from n fund raised by subscription from all parts of the oouniry Hie ground that n ns OIMIC mraHu Winona Lawyer Says Minne sota Men Tried to Run Institution Honestly MAXKATO Cov The spectacle of a bunch of corntiehl bankers trying to cheat the federal loan board hi the face of Secretary Mellon and his smart wns the defense picture of the governments case at the IIustonGoldSmitb con spiracy and fraud trial here today Outlining the stand to the jury L L Brown Winona declared tbe six former officers of the southern Minnesota joint stock land brink wore the brink honestly in n region of agricultural and doing the best they could without choking the to To ibis he continued tbfy libertieswith tin1 law but we will Muniyou iha they were nut criminal as thf government The oiirueil its stnnd nftcr JmlK1 A rant vosterilay had dcnkil Iix moiinii ffr a directed vcr iiit1 fit 11111 iVn inir virr pnsidni uf thf biinlt and Will Ibo coach mndo an unsucccssEul attempci to carry off the twotonsafe in tho Farmers Stato bank here about 5 oclock this morning I Tho trio escaped in the coach ing the night watchman bound in the truck on the edge of town A small sum was taken from the Finch atict1 Anderson garage Viext door to tha jank after the robbers had knocked the combination of the office KheriCC Saddler of Charles City whqi nade an investigation here this niorn ng announced that ho had notdls covered a singleclew to the identity ot bo robbers nor was he able to vhich direction the trio escaped Askuil Zlniiriurimiii Iir The three men ill of therrt in t neighborhood of 25 cnrs of age drovrj p to tho filling station at the Finch Anderson sarago shortly before x m today Night Watchman Zi Herman who was liuildin out as the two nars1 slipped In front oC the gasoline pump Tho robbers asked for gasolina their machines and after lilllnsfl ihe two tanks quickly overpowered tho astonished night watchman itd him to the truck and bound him stoutly with rone They left him the rear of the truck After robbing the garage safe the bandits drove to tho edge at town where tho truck with Mr ZimmerJ man in it was left Jimmied1 Bank Door The trio returned then to tho banH in the other machine jimmied tho front door and proceeded to the Tho safe is a round depository anil weighs about two tons according tn A I Allen cashier and contained about The robbers evidently Intended n ovo tiio safe to tho front of tho from whero they expected to skid it on to tbe truck later Ilowevar the safe toppled over on its sldo in wnk and the Irio was unable to right it The threehad placed a lonjr planVr rom tho front door of tho bank tig to tbeedge of tbe sidowalk officers beltevc the bandits hoped lo e able to slido tho sleol fafc on to tbp and drivo of to i soclllclRif spot1 thny could oiicri the J it their leisure Cars Were Stnlen found in Mir haul this morning and marks on floor showed tho efforts dial had been Iliads to mrjvo tbn snfe AVhile no exact hour can he determimil Iho trio left hore it is holioved that the ntrn worked for nf Jcftst an hour on tlu safe in a vain effort to get it out ol the building In their cseape they mado no effort to liberate Tho watch man never saw tho robbers igain they left him securely bound itt their stolon trunk on thra rdgo of town Ho was liberated this morning by paj seisby Sheriff Saildlar stated after com munioation with Mankalo that both belonged to tho Lloyd Scott Auto company thorn and that botEi had been stolen there yesterday MAY BE CONNECTED WITH M C ROBBERY id nnd Ptitlnn and Night Toliin liinifB Kuohmutn wont trr TutMlny noon to TLKN TO figures for Jl Iiouiperiod emlins at a m Tucs Maxhnnm Mlninnnu At a m M h e n the weather man of tho future picks up tho record con Uiining tho j h our r e c o r i printod hero ho will ho attracted by ojio considera tion Ho will notion that ihore Is a range of only Ti ilogi botween inaxij mum nnd minimum iin unusual tlmj mil The wind WHH from 111 Houlhoisi thiin tho mercury wus The nky 1 WIH ovcroait an it had heon hcjlli Sunday and Monday In fiui mosl rf tlio limo Xiivoinhii rimo iniu POOR PA Fly Clanrfc Ctillnn 1iirin i I 1 kliM wouiil o IiOily likr Ihry ;