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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 17, 1927, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Fair tonight and Tuesday frost tonight in east portion slightly warm er Tuesday and In central portion tonight AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for tUe Home VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCT 17 1927 j UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 7 Teapot D o m e Tangle Made Basis for Charge of Conspiracy WASHINGTON Oct tentative jurors were se lected today in District of Coluni liia supreme court to try Harry F Sinclair and Albert B Kail on Criminal conspiracy charges growing out of the leasing of the Teapot Dome Naval oil reserve PARIS Oct SI Bliichmer sought in Europe for wcclis as n witness in the Tea pot Dome case was comfortably established In one of Paris lead ing hotels today when tho trial of Harry F Sinclair nnd Albert B Fall was scheduled to start in Washington WASHINGTON Oct Albert B Fall and Harry F Sinclair took their places today before tho bar of tho district of Columbia supreme court and watched wearily the monot onous task of selecting a jury which will try them on charges of criminal conspiracy in connection with the leasing to Sinclair of the teapot flome naval oil reserve The former secretary of the In terior suffering from a cold showed plainly his distaste of the dull routine the court and onco dozed in his chair but Sinclair followed tho pro ceedingsclosely as within two hours twothirds of tho prospective jurors were accepted tentatively among them two women There was surprise among spectators at tne speed with which the box was filled Bletherlater govern defense mo opposing attorneys to ON TRIAL Selected Tentatively I Xotwithstandlngr tho worldwide given the famous case and tho decision of the supreme court re cently which denounced the lease ot the reserve to Sinclair the Jury panel called to hear tho evidence contained many persons who declared they knew about it These professions facilitated the work of choosing the 12 persons who will say whether Fall and Sinclair shall go to prison Both de fense and government however have 10 peremptory challenges with which to remove from the box jurors with wham they may be dissatisfied As tentatively selected tho first to qualify wero Mrs Annella Bailey for merly of Colorado Miss Bernlce Hcaton a telephone Instructor Charles 7 T Hennessey a retired postal em J ploye N T Dent a bank teller Con rad J Herzog an automobile sales man Armand Fondervillc a native of France George JTrazier a clerk and BrndncrHolmes a department store floor manager After 3 Tears Delay WASHINGTON Oct ter nearly threo years of delay sought first by the defense and then by tho government Albert B Fall nnd Harry F Sinclair were called to l trial in the district of Columbia su preme court today on a criminal charge conviction upon which wouii entail a prison term of up to Uvo years The former interior secretary and the multimillionaire oil operator and horse race owner are accused by the government with conspiracy as a re sult of the lease of the Teapot Dome naval oil reserve in Wyoming to Sin clairs mammoth oil company by Fall while serving in tho Harding cabinet To prove their case Owen J Rob erts and Atlee Pomerene special gov ernment counsel are relying upon more than three score witnesses Tho defense also wilt summon a large ar fAray but whether the principals In this TURN TO PAGE 13 a1 kBi m AUNT HET By Robert Quillen These modern brooms aint no good F busied the handle of a plum goocl one on Unit tramp when lie kicked our Freighter Sinks After Ramming by Great Liner British Aviators Ship Crashes Into Ditch After Takeoff 13LKO Nevada Oct Tho biplane Wanda piloted by Capt Frederick A Qlles British airman crashed here shortly after resuming Its flight from Detroit to New Zeaj land Giles was only slightly injured j Giles jumped 20 feet to the ground the accident happened but the plane traveling fast headed into H Jeep ditch The flyer declared his only injury was a bruised left arm Tho plane was not damaged except tho lower left wing left wheel and propeller Giles said Tho motor was undamaged Giles said he would announce his Immediate plans later today i The well known Teapot Dome Jense story will be retold in Washington again today as Albert 15 Fall above former secretary of the interior in the Harding nihiiiiiistnitioii niid Harry F Sinclair nil millionaire arc called to trial on the charge of defrauding the government Kansas Dean Shoots Self U Office in Perley F Walker Leaves Note to Superior No Reason for Act Oct Dean Perley y of ilir MChooI of engineering and agriculture at the University of Kansas shot unu killed himself in his office early day The body was discovered by a watchman Several letters to friends were found on his dosl including one to Chan cellor lilndley which expressed tlie hope the chancellor would not tJilnl t am too much of a Mrs Walker said the dean yesterday afternoon visiting friends and late in tho evening told her was going to his office to write ters She said he apparently was in good health and that she knew of no motive for his act v Born in Embden Maine G2 ago Bean Walker was graduated from the University of Maine in 1SDG lie then obtalnod a masters degrco iit Cornell lie came to the university of Kansas in 1003 and 10 years later was appointed head of tho school of en gineering When the schools of agri culture and engineering were placed under one administrative department he continued as dean Ho was recognized as an authority natcr supply and had acted as con sulting engineer for many municipali ties Of his immediate family only tin widow survives Two children buried hero BIOJ1ELOSS 12 Firemen Are Injured in Blaze Lasting Four Hours PITTSBURGH Oct spectacular WIIR brot iindrr con touay otter ourmng nearly four hours and bringing injury to 12 firemen four of whom were seriously hurt One six story building was destroyed and two others badly damaged Fi men placed the loss at Jlost of those hurt were caught tmdeia collapsing wall Among the ten in hospitals were a deputy fire chief three captains and i hoseman Injuries ranged from cuts nnd lacera tions to broken limbs and fractured skulls Tho fire centered in the wholesale drygootis and furniture district oC Penn avenus and the firms sustaining losses were the Pittsburgh Drygoods company Broadway Suit and Cloak company Ludwig llommcl and radio dealers and William Permian nnd milliners genera alarms brot out all available city fire apparatus ESCAPES FROM NEWC R JAIL Liquor Law Violator Had Been Smuggled Rope and Saw CEDAR RAPIDS Oct Byron Ersln In jail here for violating liquor laws sawed his way out of a second story cell and escaped down a ropo today The escape was made ns other prisoners were at breakfast Another prisoner was ill and the sheriff thot a vacant chair at the table was for ErBln His escape was not discovered until another prisoner discovered his vacant cell and ncL fied the jail keeper An Investigation was begun to de termine who furnished a new ropa and tho saw for his jail delivery H was the first escape from the new jail here Above Central Press fdlephoto ot all Jhnt can be marked tho Norwegian freighter gBcn rammed nnd stink hi New York harbor by the French liner outward bound in the early morn ingmist with Joss of lives among tho freighters crew Tuffs are seen stationed around ho completely submerged wreck to warn other vessels lielow is a view of the Paris one of the largest ami sueediest vessels hi the world and Id times the size of he ResSLKgen which was anchored off the statue of liberty with bags ot sugar from Havana The freighter sanlc In threo minutes Nora Springs M E Members Honor Pastor NOUA Oct congregation of the Methodist church here helrl a reception Friihiy evajiinR for the llcv H A Crumb and hip family The Rev Crumb recently came hero from forte City to take this place of tho Rev H D Green who wns transferred to West Branch Emmetsburg Veteran of Civil War Buried Visit at Rocli Falls ROCK FALLS Oct ITProf T 13 Smith and family are enjoying a visit with Mr Smiths mother Mrs Erlckson of Minneapolis Ice Coating Unbalanced Plane Flying Over At lantic Aviators Say HORTA ISLAND OF FAYAL Oct Elder Is thru with bobbed hair The American aviatrlx who started on a flight from New York to Paris with a pasteltinted bandeau over her rebellious brownhair was Introduced to the barber by her copilot of the lost American George Hnlde man who hud decided she needed hei hair trimmed The avlatrix refused his sorviccF Ini slstinff her hair must now grow Another chapter in tho story of Miss TCIdcrs heroism was added dur ing a day of receptions and laudations Before their descent to thesea 300 miles from land last Thursday her courage was tested In a breath tnk ing manner The fliers had ucen driv ing thru a sleet storm A heavy coat ing of sleet had made tho tail machine too heavy to be kept on an even keel An emergency supply of gasoline was stored in tho tail of the plane Haldemnn and Miss Elder concluded this reserve would have to be jetti soned They then took turns at the stick and crawled along tho icy fuse lage of the plane then flying over the tossing Atlantic and throwing over hoard some of the extra gasoline Ruth tool her turn at crawling j along the fuselage without a tremor It was related nnd this chore ac complished returned to lo hci shift at the stick EMMKTSBURG Oct The fun eral services for Theodore DeMauth otje of the oldest settlers of Palo Al to county and a veteran of tho Civil war who wag found dead at hla home In Cylinder late Friday afternoon wero held here Sunday Burial tookplace In a local ceme tery Jfr TDcmonth took his little grand daughter out for a drive Friday after noon while the family was entertain ing friends Ho had put the car bade into the garage nftcr tho short drive and fell over dead upon stepping from tho ma chine Will Rogers HOLLYWOOD Oct Outside Notro Darno there is not much to brag about in the papers today Kornal Pasha or somebody is making a speech in Turkey that is lasting for five days and nights Ilo must bo arguing whether to put prohibition In their platform or not Ruth Elder that dutiful nnd home lovinc wife save he lipstick so the plane nas lost Yours WILL Copyright 1927 nack From Hospital LATIMIiR Oct Marion who underwent an operation it tho Lutheran hospital in Hampton vrrtK able to return home here She at the home of her sister Mra T F Martin at Latlmer and Is recovering nicely STOCK i First Steps in Formation o Big Farm Company Taken Monday DES Oct First steps in tho formation of a huge corporation capitalized at be tween f 5 000 000 and fo engaging in Iowa ments were taken Funeral of Mrs William Graves Plymouth Will Be Held on PLVMOLTII Oct funeral services for Mrs Graves 71 who died here Friday night are to lo hold Wednesday at 2 oclock at the residence with the Rev Wiiiiam Gal breth officiating Other services will bo held In the now M E church at oclock Mrs Grave several wcoks ago predicted that she would be tlie first whoso services woulil be hold in the churuh The building dedicated yesterday She Is survived by nlno children Asa Ray Cass Daisy Georgo Carrie nnd llonico DO YOU CLEAN HOUSE SYSTEMATICALLY Houacclcanlng need not be the bugbear It has long been regarded in many households If tho work is carefully planned if the kind of furnishings that are unsy in keep clean are chosen and handled in the 7Ight way and if provision is made for keeping all tho dirt possible out of tho house tlicro will ho no neod for the up heavals that result In discomfort to the entire household How to make this task simpler and easier is discussed in a booklet which this bureau lias for distribu tion Any reader can secure a copy of this government publication by filling out and mailing tho coupon below enclosing four cents in stamps for return postage and handling Frederics Uasliln Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information liurrnu Washington D C I enclose herewith fojr cents In stamps for a copy of the HOUSECLEANIXG HOOKLKT City farm land Invest today when mor than of Iho stock was sub scribed by Des Moines business men Clyde Brenton of th Iowa National Dank and largo Ian owner in Dallas county F C Iluhhel Des Moinca capitalist and John Cowlcs associated publisher oC th Dos Moinea Register and Tribune are trustees of the company now bo insf formed C H McNIder Mason City Hurt Thompson Forest City acllv in the proposed company will offc stock to Davenport Cedar Rapids Burlington and other Iowa City pur chasers Stock 1x5 offered to Xew York and other eastern cities Mr Cowles said today It Is planned to buy farm land out right and hold it for higher prices The company will not deal In lies Pending resale the lands will bo rented to tenants Tiio nf the company has not yet reached the Incorporation Driver Dies at Wheel of Skidding Car Double Killing and Suicide Are Laid to Youthful Love Affair CHICAGO Oct 13 ear old girls wero shot to death early oday and then thrown from nn nuto nobilo which sped on for a block bc oro skidding to a Btop against the urb with a at tho wheel Tho driver a bullet thru his right omple was Wilfred Winters 22 one inie taxlcab driver but recently un mployed Tho gliIs were Catherine Stadler nnd her chum Margaret Martin both high school graduates of ast year Tho triple shooting took place on Rhodes avenue on tho Eouth side rho neighborhood was nroused by the of revolvers about 1 a m east two householders living on At the street went to their windows and ooked out in time to seo tho bodies f tho two girls pushed from the auto Itotiy HunKing Over Car EUgo Tho car ahead and finally struck tho curb bounding back into the rear bumper of a passing auto mobile Winters body was hanging over tho eclgo of the car A revolver was found on tho floorboard near his feet A block back lying face down on ha pavement where they had been thrown were tho bodies of the young Cornell The Martin girl had been shot twlco in tho hack Ono bullet fired at Miss Stadler entered her body under the right arm and lodged nenr her lie art Winters had been casually attentive Pilot Unable to Maintain Balance After Brief Time in Air OLDORCHARD Oct than a quarter oC an hour af ter tho Dawn took off hopefully for Europe today It was back on the sand the result ot Improper bal ance when she was In the air The plane was nosehoavy and Pil ot Wilmer Stultz said that It was im possible to keep her up HiB naviga tor Brlce Goldsliorough pulled wire which dumped 200 gallops almost a third of the load into tho air where it sprayed back In yreat white cloud Tho first word of Mrs Francee W Qrayson as she stopped from plane was to Capt Harry M Jones We must have 260 gallons of gas oline at once We will shift CO aft to sivo her better balancu and try it Try Again Tomorrow Faced by tho fact that all of needed gasoline was not available ana that much timo was needed to load it It was decided lifter s conference that tho flight must bo postponed Since tho next low tide tonight will be after dark tomorrow morningwill be the first opportunity high on the beach The Sikorsky amphibian had risen easily from tho beach after run or less than a milo Scarcely had thn noso been pointed toward Its European goal however when it was seen that Bho was rapidly losing tho altitude gained The plane was barely 20 feet above tho water shen the gasoline was dumped It took less than a minute to Miss Martin for several months to ease the plane the contents o nmml tttucli Stream HjiV til uur sara uut tlie two tveroin love Winters accord ingto tlie giros father and to his own relatives had been in poor health for somo time Ho recently returned from tho west where he hnd gone in the hope his niling lungs would he benc fitted Mother Suggests Motive Mrs William T Martin offered the only suggestion ns to a possible mo tive for the shootingof her daughter Sho said she believed Winters had killed Margaret because sho would not marry him and that In a moment of anger or unbalanced mind also had shot the Stadler girl and then himself Winters lived next to the Martins whllo attending high school and wns well known and liked by tlis girls family police wero told IS HOME AGAIN TransAtlantic Flyer Says He Will Attempt Eastto West Trip YORK A Irvine Oct Iho only transAt came liome to remaining unsold will investors in Chicago Chnrle Inntlo air passenger Jay Ho announced on his arrival that ho would fly the reverse Journey from Europe to America next summer find that within two he would have in operation nn ocean air mail service carrying letters to Europe for flfty cents apiece was taken from the Levia than at quarantlno on the city tug Macom which carried tho mayors re ception committee headed by Orover Whalcn nnd relatives and friends of the Clarence Chambcrlln Ir vines pilot on his ocean hop was not on the Macom and no reason for hla absence wns given Lindbergh Back in Washington Will Be Guest of Coolidges WASHINGTON Oct Charles A Lindbergh landed at Boll Itijj field today after a flight from j Richmond Va Thero were no ccre monies at tlie field I Lindbergh wns invited to luncheon at tho white house AHho a guest of President Coolldgc during his home corning celebration hero in Juno he did not ent or sleep at the whito house since Mr and Mrs Coolldgc were living on Dupont Circle at that time whllo the executive man sion was being repaired The Local Weather motors jugt below the upper wing Tho ship then climbed as tho an anchor had been cast off and wae nearly lost to view over the ocenti a It sperl cast vast Prouts Xeck TJien tho cry went up from tho C watchers on the beach Klie coming Wives of Flyers Wntrh Mrs Stutt7 and Mrs Cfoldsburoush were standing on tho sands i word did they say during the critical momentbefore Ibe gasoline war dumped Only when tho plane wri again over tiio beach did Mrs GoldE borough exclaim Didnt they drop thru gas quick After circling about to the south ward Pilot Stultz brot the Dawn down to a perfect landing and camo to a stop In front of the hangar where the plane had awaited Its change V exactly a wck Inebriated Witness Lands in Jail While Hunting for Courtroom CRDA11 RAPIDS Where is thlsh Morris trial Im a wli ncsli I tell you where do I go These questions were poured out wohhly figure who staggered tho county building during tho trial of W K Norris charged with main talnlng a liquor nuisance The map who gave Ills name as Max Krohn fnldt had nearly reached the court room to testify for his friends whc officers seized him and placed him In jail In one of his pockets was found a liottlo partly filled with alcohol The jury in the Norrls caso re turned a vercilct of guilty Missouri Visitor Returns Home MARBLE nOCIC Oct Welch who has been here visiting hii sister Mrs John Mooro returned to his homo at Splcknrd Misg Chrrrles Moore accompanied him for a visit with his parents GIobeGnsetto weather figures for 21 Clinton Railway Mnn Dies Oct Benjamin 71 retired Northwestern railway ninstcr rnaehnnie and iravel Ing engineer died at his home ilo iiiul lived during boyhood days 1 today 02 2fi period a m hour period ending at 7 n m Maximum Minimum At 7 n m For like fnding at 7 Sunduy Maximum 55 Minimum 28 Sunday nights minimum temper ature equaled tho mark set 1 a s I Thursday n I K h t Violation which freezing on must surely have perished on tho scotid assault Monrliiy morn ing the wind wis in tho nnd the ris of tho mercury was not at all speedy Them wan a bright sun how at Oiinr jcver rt would be difficult to Imagine ii more peasant tiny than Sunday POOR PA By Claude Callan bragged on our Kellys beau so much Hint it was right crn Iwrrnssin when lie quit ;