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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 11, 1927, Mason City, Iowa V IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy tonight followed fair weather Saturday much colder tonight and In east and central por tions Saturday cold wave on NORTH IOWAS rsTEWSPAPEB Final Edition Edited for toe Home AND MASON CITY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT layers Want Dar win PREPAREDNESS PEACE Armistice Program Held at Armory by Legion Students Present Preparedness as a preventive of wax was advocated by Ben Webster tor nier department commander of the American Legion at the Armistice program sponsored by the local Le jrionnaires at the armory Friday morn The ceremony was attended by i several hundred veterans ot three wars arid other Mason City residents Webster deplored ths movement American colleges to cast discredit on military training He spoke hip ly ofthe National Defense act whlc hesaid was an economical efficien and not a militaristic program Special Ceremony Held ifr Websters address came at th rlose of the usual lookingeast cer mony when at the hour ot the Am oclock the audience ios and fcced tha east while tho busls corps played taps Chaplain J B MacGregor of the loca post was in charge of this part o the ceremony opened at ocloc by the drum and bugl corpsand tha municipal band Kalpl TJoyd Jones commander of Clausen Woraen post Among those who attended th meeting were tho members ot the Ma school and junior co lage who marched to the armory In Folkvwing address of Jlr Web iter Many Speeches Given IOWASUYERS 200 LEGION MEN the first Armistice day on the eleventh of countless speeches iea e J Itha IIiavs listened to many o themiand it has fallen my lot to give a few of them In my own way It was my privilege on one such meeting to listen to a half dozen veterans of the World war tell where they were am what happened to them and what were their thots at 11 a m on tho eleventl of November 1918 This Beries ol short talks by inexperienced speakers constituted the most InterestingAr speech to which I have ver listened to mind most vividly tales of heroism daring suffering and that were astounding They told of men who had gono thru months tho moat gruelling fighting In France without a scratch only to re a fatal wound during tha last few minutes of tha war They told of were receiving their bap tism offlro on that morning and were mowed down by the enemy They told of men who had escaped death count less times only to receive a wound on that morning that would make them the victim of a living death tho rest of their days Stands Out Distinctly Avmistlce day is a day that stands distinctly in all of our ruhifls It the one time during the past 10 jars that all of the many hundred million socalled civilized people knew exactly where they were and what they ivere doing at one given time This day marked great changes in history ot the world It meant the dawn ot a new day after months of darkness and uncertainty It meantthe reunion of families nil over the earth it meant the cessation wholesale killing It meant tha de throning of a war mad monarch of Europe It spelled tha downfall of many autocratic governments of the old world It was a new day for jus tice freedom and democracy Tt marked the beginning of a movement that resulted in tha organization of TUBS TO PAGE AUNT HEX By Robert Guillen The seven sets of fa mous authors ivove dont mean that we nie lit erary but only that Pa is easy when a female ngent jets after Lromird Cota 18 top Zwii iiiu Harold Cramer Great Falls Tho lie re been Urot to Dubuqui from St Louis ilnyirig Botas grandmother Airs Mc Kltrick aiitlsecurities for inorb thsiii vere taJfen liy the youtlis G Decker French Ap peals for Constructive Service in Address NEW HAMPTON NOV hundred veterans from all sections of this district drove hero last night thru rain and fog to attend an Amer ican legion rally So large was the attendance that the meeting sched uled for the Legion hull had to be transferred to the Chickasaw county courtroom G Decker French department com mander R J Laird department ad jutant Al Nelson or Jubuque depart ment vice commander and Frank Miles editor of tho Iowa Legionaire were the speakers The Mason City drum and hugle corps played and the Yen Hampton boys glee ciul sang a set numbers Mr Frenchs talk was in the na ture of an appeal for constructive service in thecommunity and nation Ths ha said looking to the Legion as the spokesman for the service men of the World ivar Altho we do not Include all service men in our membership we ars held up as the voice of the service men AVo must do the full Asks Tolerant Spirit Referring to the fact that many lave coma and gons in the American Legion holding membership one year and dropping out the next Com mander TVench Large Crowd Out as Britt Bank Opens McNider President of New Institution Gives Talk BRITT Nov to per ons from Britt and surrounding ter tory came out Thursday to help cel brato of the opening of the First tnfe bank The organization of this istltution which by C H IcNider president of the First Na onal bank of Mason City ends a anklcss period of nearly n year which oilowed theclosing of the First Na onal bank V D Koons ISUlon u ishier of the new bank The Commercial State bank which as the first to go wua closed by the ate banking department on Dec 925 Tho FirstNational bunk oper ted for nearly a year longer and then was closed by tho United Htatei counseled for a spirit mi service which the Legion has sponsored for service men by way of protecting the rights of all and obtaining roller for disabled men ITe referred to ths new extends tax exemption up to 500 to tho dependent mothers of service men bill which provides for the hospltallzatlon of any man at government ex pense if It can be shown to be neces sary was described as the most bene jimptrolior of currency S2C on Xov 22 Tho Britt Clearance association or anizcd and backed by a group oi bus neas men of Brltt handled nd took care of other financial tran actions in jBrilt during tho bankless eriod It will close up its affairs and erminate operation on The ssociatton wasnot run for profit but made expenses and a little bit moro ith the exception oi the first twc ho said all ot these men answered the call iu laiY and 1918 They had the spirit or patriot em then Its up to us to rekindle that spark of loyalty They had the idea ofservice then lets brine t out The Davenport man pleaded for an ntoDIgrent preparedness laying s Frank Miles talk was a graphic ve his trip to Paris ami other European countries much of it made by airplane In every country he as erted ha discovered a feelingthat thcr wars were to come Prenared ess was the order of the Jay In the ace of an armed world he said America has but one course pre aredness is forced upon her by the vorla situation Mentions region Service Mr Laird dealt with the service Lindy Makes RUM WflRRIORS Youths Brot Back to Face MurderTrial Boys Had Spent m Few Days in Effort to LAW SUGGESTED Nov 1 Lcon arl Cola is and Howard Kramer 10 confessed slayers and robbers of Cotas ased grandmother Mrs Elizabeth McKltrlck 73 at Swingle were in tho hands of Sheriff j Kennedy of Dubuque county today hoping to ob tain tho services of Clarencs Barrow p lebrated criminal lawyer of Chica go to defend them Tills desire was expressed by Cota to a minister who visited tho youths after the boys capture in St Ixul3 with Kramer Tuesday night Bravado is Gone two youths minus the bravado they showed when first apprehended win be arraigned on first dosrea mur der charges officials said seven days of freedom follow ingthe robbery and slay Ins made up a say spendingspros for the two youths they said Jn an effort to for t they Bot rid of of the ot their flight until theyweracapturcd 013 of tho money wan found nearly KOOO less than the sum the boys Haia hey firat counted Part ot the money went for marcM and theater makeup ns the contemplated grand first stops in cpera career Hoped for Forffireness Wa3 hav6 had tht she tor me for taking the money Thev did not know the boys said the Cota randmother had died from rfve Cota said to at least have Kennedy To tho ehorffr9 question DM you Vf VrtTTi J a chance for tha youth made no reply CAPITOL HEARS NEW FARM TALK Steck Lays Blame for Re lief Failure on Brookhart WASHINGTON Xov i Disagreement of three of tho major farm organizations on tho form of an agricultural relief hill stirred up a new round of statements at the capl1 tol today on the Issue the farm leaders assailing President Coolidge as well as each other Plea for Air Regulations Flyer in Statement for A Sees Menace in Poor Training behalf Senator Brookhart of Iowa on bc Mr Nelson pointed to ttie necessity of Increased membership and outlined some plans for effective campaigns V illiam Harsh of Cresco district com presided at the evening aes riie afternoon was Riven over to a conference of adjutants a mandcrs TO PAOK 5 A BOOKLET ON WEIGHT CONTROL Hero offering which should appeal to every one fat or thin It was prepared to meet a popular demand for information about hu man weight its relation to health and itacontrol by diet It contains detailed information on the subject and foi reducing and increasing the weight Send for your copy today ISii close six cents in stamps to cover cost and return postage Frederic J Ilnsldn Director The Mason Oily GlobcGnzettc Information Iturcau Washington D C I enclose herewith SIX CENTS In stamps or coin for u copy i the booklet WEIGHT CON TROL City Stale RAIL RECEIVER WILLBENAMED I DCS Moines Company Is Not to Contest Application to Court DEK MOIXES Nov 11 for the DCS Jfolnes city vray company and sale ot its property risked in a petition filed today I United Slates district court here the Harris Trust and Savings for holders of gold bcnture bondsupon which paymciil has been defaulted A receiver It is expected will soon bo appointed by Federal Judge Jiar tin J irjicle The city railway company has ac knowlertged the debt as vnlid inrl of the group of western inde pendent republican senators declared that the inability of tho farm organi zations to docs not excuse the president from keeping the pledge of his party to extend farm At the aamo time Senator Steck democrat Iowa completed a lengthy statement declaring that Senator Brookhart and the western group to ho belongs vrero actually hln j tiering enactment of a farm relief bill j It is tho duty of congress to solve ihis great ho said The same pledge was made by both parties and if the president refuses to pro with tho solution of this prob in accordance with hia party ceed em pledge r to ask the democrats and republicans In congress to pre pare a bill in accordance with their pledges to tho farmers the United Stales and join together and pass it over A presidential Copyright BjTJie Associated Press NEW YORK Nov SLAY2 MORE Hand of St Louis Gunmen Seen in Double Murder in Chicago Cafe A Lindbergh has responded to a re1 quest by the Associated Press thathe write hia Impressions on aviation In America and Its future based upon Ills observations during his recent fly ing tour of tho United States under tho auspices of the Daniel Guggenheim fund for the promotion of aeronautics Jn Col Lindberghs statement he stresses tho menace to aviation caused by improper and their product of inexperienced flyers he urges the regulation of nil flying activ ities by tho department of commerce and further regulations to promote the factor of safety in the air What IJndr Says One of the gravest problems facing Iho advance of aviation Is that of per sonnel Flying safs today but it must bo combiner with training and txpcrlcncc We have not yet reached ago in the development of air plays a minor Nov masked executioner of the under world entered a cafe here last night 1 CharteJBlCW Inemlers What I Charles 1 bfo left two others wounded and escaped with a companion in an automobile Tiia death sentence was carried out without ceremony by shotgun Robert Aeillo and Frank Aeillo 20 brothers were shot and killed aa they played at card3 Vltto Lapagola 28 and Lee Meachum 2C their companions at cards wero seriously wounded The slaying locals was within a lock OC the police station IIoarln shots a detective ran to the restaur ant in time to see the fllayer and hia companion disappear in an automobile carrying a Missouri license Tha only witnesses were aaveral women patrons of the place but they ware unable to offer much help to officers Polioo believe members of a the wlain men were bootlegging gang announced the net bo contested The value of the companys pn if is estimated at approximately Jl application Club Ifas RUTK KAUTH Xov The Rluc Rarlh Community club wil1 enjoy a banquet nt tlic olul rooms this ovcninpr City Attorney Tohn of tvilj gira a tallv MISSOURI LEADS AMES IN FIRST PERIOD 7 TO 0 part In the operation of an airplane and until we projjress to that stage It is essential to have trained and ex perienced operators for safe flying Thousands of miles nro flown day over thealrwnys America with a record of which any ground trans portation company proud ft strikingly demonstrated lioth in America and in Europe that there need be no fear for personal In traveling with modern equip ment over organized airways Need Moro is another phase ot commer cialaviation which is In need of regulation There are not whose operations eitcncled from here to Chicago and St GOLD WME IS FELTJN IOWA Mercury Drops 18 Degrees m Des Moines During 2Hour Period sioux CITY xov Snow Iiecnn fanins lera o dock tills morning le Krtt intcr Xov downward plunge of the mercury bring a cold wave by tonight in co trast to a late year record of 7 rrees set here yesterday Temperatures of from 10 to 13 dj trees will bo general for Iowa tonight forecasts of Charles U Heed govern ment metereologist said The mercury dropped 18 degrees to 46 above Ue twenn 7 and 9 oclock this morning Yesterdays extrememildness shat tered another record when the thcr mometer touched 77 degrees litre shortly after three p n record for this late in the year Commander Spafford Be lieves Preparedness Is Way to Peace I WASHINGTON Nov ust nineyears ago today a tumult of ecstacy ana Joy swept around the rtorld America joined with her Euro pean allies in one majestic paen of thanksgiving From a battered rail oad car in a remoto section war orn France whero uniformed men sat muklT history had coma a mes thttt struck straight to the heart Tho great conflict was over Peace at had come As on all of the succeeding anniver saries with ono exception there was oday no organized celebration Only n 3021 whon tho unknown soWler was at rest in Arlington cemetery has America voiced a of jiatlou wlda significance Thero was however a note in lie days obscrvanca Dedicated to tils memory of the Americans who fought and fell beside her own sons tho gov ernment of Canada had erected at Arlington a magnificent cross of sacri fice Carefully laid plans called for its unveiling todayin a ceremony in Canadian and American trnoriB united Coolidse Vlsils Arlington President Coolidge as usual on Armistice day planned to visit tho tomb ot tha unknown soldier and lay upon It a wreath Afterward the Can adian contingent was Invited to lunch at tha white houso The days program also called for a gathering at ths tomb of tho of army chaplains who participated in the dedication in wi end latpr for sonices honoring their own air dead At Cleveland Gen John r Perching commander in chief of tho A E V during th0 World war joined inthe ArmlEtioo day celebration An informalreception for tire fnrn general u American Lesion head quarters a parade to public hall find a luncheon thero Cor Rciosls with general Pershinff tha principal 3J eakcr Mn3 tlio program Another war time figure Mra oodiow Wilson was present at HIP dedication of a memorial tablet to war tlmo president til the oitycounlr huildintr nt Pittsburgh Tho plaque Is the gift of the American Legion ASKS DRAFT LAW Anuomico Sons JJirtii Nov and Mi Toward Beardslcy aro parents of line pound baby bovu NVcitnc day Cornelius Vanderbilt Seeking Reno Divorce AMES Nov Uni vorsily of Missouri Tigers lnere are MiSSOUri Valloy Conference0 nouerh experienced ptlotK to meet the leaders were Icadinc the Iowa rapi1 demand for their alnln 11 services Jvcnmen must ho trained Mine CICVCn in the annual and schools have been established for hatlln 7 o 0 The tnefr training In theno schools lies Missouri cumc tlie ereatcst about tlic mid rile of the first period as the result of a pass after Iho been Afissonrinns hod J5 yards foi tiie greatest menace confronting avia tion Young America to fly U is EOing to fly Thousands of young men aro entering ant preparing to enter aviation schools Most of them have Nov ing that his wife his newspaper activities because little time remained for social nJfairs Cor nelius Vanderbilt who lost a for tune In tabloid publication ventures has filed suit here for a dlvuYce Scarcely had the complaint been en tered in district court yesterday bt foro filed attorneys for Mrs Vandorhllt cross complaint charging de limited finances and consequently j TURN TO PAGE S i v sertion Ao mention WOT made of a financial settlement Attorneys for VanderWlt Indi cated they would file depositions later to support the charge of desertion ami that they expected no contest In ob taining a decree of divorce for her the former Jlncliael Littleton of Chattanooga Tenn and half slater of Martin Littleton to LOCAL INDIAXAPOMS Nov 11 ot the prlncipls of the universal draft into a law will he a step on tlio part of tho Unltert States looking toward peace Edward B Sparford of xcw York national commander of Iho Aninrlcan said today in an Armistice liibs iso lo Xegtonnalrcs Spafford linked with His appeal for enactment or such a uv demand that the navy ho built up to tlip ratio quota established by tho Wash Inpton dltnrmamont onfcrpncp Xlno years now have passed the last guns flashed on tho front In said Snaffords messajro Vow trres aro growing in tho Ar Plowa have smoothed trench scars from the fields around St jniilcl On the lielshia above Meuso vineyards aro frrien and chll rtren play on the river bank at Chateau Thierry Crosses StiJI Itcmain But in cluslcrlngr groups all way from the North sea to tho Adria tic Iho CIOSSOH still mark whore men died to bring peace out or Tlepresontatlvo thoiinandn of tli vi0 Iwo Just returned from POOR PA Ry Claude GaJlan GlolwGazetto weather figures for 24 hour period ending at a m Fri day Maximum Minimum At a m Rain 6t 41 01 The weather ivhich greotod thisi Armlatlco day nniBt have recalled to tho mlnrls of many North the autumn days in socalled Kunny Or it might bn For and rain chilly wcalh er and mud That wan the coiiiWiin1 tlon Friday morning j shifted Into tho norjluvesl and there1 a sucMon fall of the tonpcvaturc Ma didnt know J wrote to my people today hut 1 told oni sue joined nip in ;