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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 31, 1927, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Mostly unsettled and Tues day Probably showers In extreme west portion and by Tuesday in cen tral and cast portion Slightly warmer tonight in west and central portions AND MASON CITY NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for Hie Home1 VOL XXXV FrvE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON MONDAY OCT UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIOXAt NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 19 tn Man Carries His Victim to Hospital and Then Makes Good Escape CEDAR RAPIDS Oct Police today renewed their search for Carl Huppel 33 who shot and serious ly wounded Mrs Lita Layer 28 in front ot a local dance hall Saturday night and after taking Mrs Layer to a hospital and placing her on an oper ating table made a spectacular escape On leaving the hospital a man be lieved to be Happel leaped from hushes thrust a gun into the ribs of Gard a former Coe college stu dent and commanded him to drive rapidly away Drove for Nine Hours lor nine hours Gard remained at the wheel stopping in the middle of the purchase gasoline from tho farmers During all this time the passenger never relaxed vigil Card claims but several times threat ened to shoot If the car was stopped At an early hour Sunday the auto mobile reached JJorth English vir tually out of gasoline Gard rushed irjto a garage and asked for a gun at the same time Informing the pro prietor position Sensing Cards motive the ger filled the car with gasoline and eped away Sheriffs vigilantes and police thru out northeastern Iowa were immedi ately be on the lookout foi tho fleeing man Police here arc inclined to tho be lief that Hnppcl escaped into Missouri A telephone mnssnge was received at the hospital last night inquiring into the condition of Sirs Layer It was trom a Missouri town Dawns Pilot Quits Tired of Attempts Stultz Charges He Has Been Made Goat in Flight Efforts Oct amphibian monoplane Dawn buck at Curtiss field today indefinitely out OC the lists YVil nor Slultz tlio pilot who had taken he plane nearly 500 miles OH Its third lart for C penhagcn and then turned t back declared himself thru with the project and the prospect of flying lind over tho Differences between Mrs Franco Wilson Grayson owner of the plane ind the pilot became noticeable after he unsuccessful attempts to fly the Dawn from Old Orchard to Cop WHOS WHO IN INDIANAPQLIS Negley and Holmes Take Turns at Occupying Position Oct Vigorous assertions by Ira M Holmes one of Indianapolis two active Claudes E Ncgley the other mayor had violated the spirit of a temporary restraining order Ncgley were met with equally oinphatic assertions today by Negley that Holmes himself was contempt of court for violations of the courts order cnhagen and were revealed In more Xeijley was granted the order when Ictciil when the craft was brot back loth attempted to takepossession uf 1 i may rs office Friday WhileNegley would not enumerate Holmes alleged violations of tho court rom Old Orchard yesterday Stitltz charged he had been made the since the return of the Dawn to Old Orchard after its third takeorder Holmes said hewould ask Judge off and said it would havo been suiJoseph M Mlluer of superior court to cida to have continued the flight changing winds mid to get the plane high ithan 400 feet He jhaised that Brice GoWsboiouKh radio operator and navigator instead of beingbeside Jiim during the crucial Lite Megley for contempt for four acts which Holmes snid were to the authority justice and dignity of the Judge Milner was to rule today n motion to dissolve the order which sending messages restrains Holmes from interferiu didnt mean anything from administration of the city affairs Grayson to Mrs CooliCge unfl others Xow that the plane is hack hero afe it can remain forever as fur as T Tho alleged contemptuous acts put forward by Holmes follow The fortifying oC Xesley mayors office by establishing armed guards to ment They believe doing 1act Wmselt in possession of the books papers files and property of am concerned for T am ho iidcled There is not a pilot in the country who will question my is critical entered above thcHeart a rib the other entered just above liver ant the back Mrs Layer had been living apart from her husband She is the mother ot threeyoung children She assigns Jealousy as the motive for tho shooting telling police that Happel followed her to the downtown dttnco hall called her from the floor and shother during a shortly after shehad entered his automobile Cclorado Governor Throws Down Gauntlet to I W W Leaders most unusual situation prevails protection of the temporary In1 u Indianapolis where four persons within the last few days linvo claimed city y ASKED Des Molnes Official Alleged to Have Diverted Funds Illegally DES MOIN1DS Oct Charged with embezzlement Mayoi Fred Hunter and two municipal off cers were subject to arrest today warrants issued Saturday by Judge Ji Sellers Hunter with John W Jenny gup blic safety and F of streets ged with having diverted of tho citya sewer construe to pay fov fu special Invest fly Howard Green Cedar Hap into the construction of mjrshere Muder the law such a diversion of Aftds is alleged to constitute Aunter with Jo ijjtendent of pul Mitchell super jhar Co DENVER Oct The state today for the first time lienly challenged leaders of the Colo ado coal strike called bjindustrial vorkers of the world with an orde o stop picketing tomorrow Patience has ceased to be a Governor V H Adams toltl I W W chiefs thru Adjutant General Paul Newlon The governors ultimatum was de ivered to Roger Vrancezon head of the I in the United at his AValsenbiirg headrjuarters by the Adjutant general and Colonel Arthur Ij Hart ranking officer of the Colo rado national guard Informing Francezon that the gover nor had decreed picketing was unlaw ful the adjutant general warned that rovy intimidation of miners wishing to worlc or i to communicate with workers would lie tolerated t After several hours of consideration 3f the state ultimatum aiu he would recommend that picket Negleys apparent effort to change the status quo of parties to the suit and sain hia ends by force under the protection of the teni tunction granted tho court The change of locks on the hull Both and Hohnns had heen laktng tho muddled situation in n iiumorous manner both sitting it the deslc at times Sunday how iver Holmes failed to show up it the city hall and fsegley was in complete possession oC the bj police all day Ions First there vths John Duvall KAISER CRITIC DEAD Elder and Haldeman Follow Own Desires as Paris Observes Holiday PARIS Oct Elder and copilot George Haldeman torlay were as free to follow their ownIm pulses as two ordinary tourists The French are In the midst of a f eeday holiday and it Included a respite from heroworship as well as work Since All Saints day fell on Tuesday the Parisians decided to take Monday off as well The shops were closed but Ruth said that didnt bother hexas she na used up all the money she intended j In spend on her wardrobe while In Paris left who resigned following liis con viction on u frmid pointed liis wife bpttoni left con trolter who upon liis becmuo mayor office is alsii claimed by CInudo Nef ley top right president prutein of file council who was appointed y Mrs Duvall during her momentary mayorship The fourth claimant is Ira Holmes bottom right nays lie is mnyo because appointed him controller and accordingto law the cor troller is next In linn for the mayors liair Hampshire Avenue Man Fired When He Saw Eyes at Window Willard Strong 17yearold h school student is in Park hospital In a serious condition as the result of shooting which was part of a window edging stunt in which ho participat d Sunday night Willard had been to show with a fiend according to his story and had ft the frlpnd He was in the 1700 lock on South Hampshire avenuo ear the Bartlctt Smith residence hen for someunknown reason ho ent and looked in the window at the mitli home Mrs Smith saw eyes looking in one the windows in the Smith bedroom nd she called her husbands atten lon to the pecker When Mr Smttii urned to look lie could seeno one t the window Mrs Smith then saw he eyes at another window and Sir called out Whos there and vliat do you want Thcve was JK nswer Shot to Scare Prowler The Hampshire avenuo man think ng that ho would scaro the prowler tcked up a 22 calibre rifle which vas nearby and shot tliru the win low pane He KIW nothingmorn ho window peeker His anil his wife vent to police station to report he incident Strong 824 ilftetntli utreet souuieust cimo to hospital with hfs son IIlariL The boy was miffering from bullet wound between the eyes It a1 reported at Park Mon day morning that it will lie several lays before it Is possible to tell wUeth r the young man will lose the sight f both eyes No Intention of Harm Mr Smith stated that he had no in tention OC hitting anyone when he hot He said that he merely intended to scare the prowler who would not reply to his question Window peckers have been on the Increase in Mason City during the few weeks Numerous have New Airplane Falls in Field The noted Gcrmnn editor Max imillltm Harden shown hero is dead lit ctiinmtiniled world attention by hi slrcnuouH attacks nn tho former Huiscr mid his court Noted Kaiser Foe Dies at Swiss Resort Maxiimlhan Harden German Editor and Publicist Succumbs at 66 LONDON Oct One of the characters who was part oC tho imperial atmosphere of Germany a bitter critic of the Kaiser haspassed Surtax Rates and Tax on Corporations Are Men titioned by Secretary WASHINGTON Oct Imitation of tho prosrectlvo tax re duction to approximately lower figure even than previously recommended today by Secretary Jtellon at tho opening of the tax hearings by the house ways and menns committee The tax reduction prosram ho sub mitted follows Reduction of the corporation taa from per cent to 12 permission ti lions with not income of less and with not moro than 10 stock holders to file returns and pay thi ix as partnership or corporations nt heir option oC surtax rates apply ing on individual incomes betweett and of tho estato tax from taxation 6 thS Incomo derived from American ers acceptances held by foreign cen tral banks of Issue Opposes CliasiRo In Esolso TaxeA Contrary to expectations the sec retary opposed any change whatever in tho remaining wartime exciseand miscellaneous taxes He argued at length for this retention of the present threo por cent levy on automobiles and the 10 por cent tax on admissions applying on tickets Belling tor more than 7 cents on tho Thesa duties and the electee tnr an tobacco should be kept In tho interest ot 01 editor pio ZUkunft in 1S92 filed at fa Kwiss resort tho valley of The ohone aged CO Death was nttrlbulcd to bronchitis TUe administration con nofurther redactions In the tDm normal Incomo rates In dividuals nor any further In the exemptions allowed Individuals ivhich propositions havebeen the bat His passing attracted general Or past revenue legisla lit n reported to police but all of the night prowlers have disappeared be fore the polico car had reached the scene of ths peeking Western States Get First Entertains Manly Club MANLY Oct Arthur Knowles entertained the Friendship circle at her home here Thursday The afternoon was spent In making aprons for tho B B church bazar AUNT HET By Robert Guillen 11 aint no Irick to jrcl marriecl iC youre satisfied to lake Ihe kind of partner ng cease the I W lead lrs were not in a position to answer he governors demands immediately and asked for a day at least before making a definite reply Gov Adams granted the request Shooting of Executive Is Laid to Communistic Activities ATHENS Greece Oct President Komlouriots who was wounded in the right temple by the bullet of a would be assassin yester day passed a good night and his con ditlon was reported as satisfactory The cabinet council held immediate ly after tho shooting decided to take necessary measures to suppress all subversive tendencies against the tale I Tho foreign minister advocated thot i measures be taken resembling those against tnarchists in France In 1954 when subversive elements were rounded up by tho wholesale and many deported The minister of war told tlie cabinet that the crime was wholly communist In Its Inception Tho 25 year old youth Xaflsigs Coussios who fired at the president whilo tho latter was entering his nu tomobllo in front of tho municipal building stated to havo been the correspondent of an Athenian communist newspaper THE GLOBEGAZETTE OFFERS ITS AUTO ROAD BOOK All motorists and particularly tourists have need ot a concise road booh with descriptions the highways To many people the thot ot travel in unknown country entails doubt For this reason It is imperative that some carefully prepared informa tion bo obtained The Washington bureau of this paper has for distribution a book let that exactly fills the require ments In addition to giving descriptions and markings of the great national highways it contains many sug gestions that will save time money and annoyance It will help not only in planning a tour but also in carrying it thru Clip the accompanying coupon and send it to the Washington in formation bureau of this prtper En close four cents in stamps for re turn postage nnd handling The book will go forward by return mail Krederlc Huslitn Director Tlie Mnson City GlobeGazette Informatioli Burcnil Washington U C I nnclosc herewith four cents in slumps for n ropy nl the AlTOMORILE ROAD BOOK Taste of Winter Road Blocked in Wyoming DENVER Colo Oct SOUTH X Oct aml Hnow moved southward on With Engine Still Roaring Street City Stale pleasure jaunt in a new airplane ended at Newmarket noai lere yesterday in the death of an iir lane pilot his fiancee and two other when their craft plunged 00 feet into a corn field five minutes tfter the takeoff The dead arc Leroy Thompson 2S of Woodbury pilot and manager for the Colonial Air Transport company at Teteboro Elizabeth McGowan 20 school teacher of Hollsflale Wesley Hubbell 27 of Southbury Hab both sides of the continental divide to day to brenk up several weeks of In dian summer In Montana Wyoming Idaho and other northwest states Points along tho divide in Montana reported snow flurries with tempera tures below freezing while themer cury In tho upper thirties in lower Highways were blocked by a snow stormat Laramle yesterday A cold rain atnftcd at Salt Lak City shortly after midnight and tin thermometer dropped to 40 degree above zero Other Utahcities report ed snow or rain Tlie Thompson party took oft V Air mail service waa delayed In some sections of the Pacific coast by wind and rain One plane was forced down between Ban Francisco and Reno DECKER OFFICE Yeggs Get Only Meth ods Similar to Those in Other Yeggs who blew the safB in tin main office of the Jacob 13 Decker and Sons company plant early Mon day mornling escaped with only according to a report made to police This money was talcen In at the plant cafeteria nrrd bad not been banked Thompsons roommate George ner 26 of Hollsdale what was intended to be a sightseeing flight over New York from Tcterboro field about a mile away The plane engine still roaring George 7looley Plalnfleld and Charles Drake Xewmarket ran from the path of the falling craft j One explanation of the crash ad vanced was that Thompson may have Tainted at the controls as he was i known lo have suffered from an atj tack of grippe j The bodies were crushed beyond recognition trillion ns ho was long known not only as a publicist but ns tho man who beurdd the between whom and Harden there was a strong hatred Since Harden enjoyed ho patronage of Bismarck sonic saw ohnucollors hand directing he pon which Harden wielded so blt crly against the kaiser and his court Perhaps however he will be re monihorcf hero and in the countries ssociated with Great Britain In the var best as the outspoken critic of is own country in numerous articles published In both American nnd Brit ish press To these criticisms was attributed tho violent attack ho suffered in a Berlin street in 1932 at tho hands of several young men One oC them Lieut Walter Ankerman ly was sentenced to six years penal servitude for the Harden was born in Berlin and his real namewas Isidor parents werePolish Tows hut when IGlie adopted Christianity Roclcford Farmers Lose Sheep and Cattle to Dogs noClvFORli Oct Ihun 100 sheep nn farina southeast of Hoek Reception Is Held for Minister at Thompson THOMPSON Oct reception was held for the Rev Fellows pastor of the M K church ot Thompson It was put on by the members ofthe M R church and was held Wednesday night nt the town hall Kmmons Injured EMMONS Oct 31 Mrs A Peterson had the misfvruinc vn break her arm while cranking n cai The bruntoccurred above the The Peterson family lives north i hero on a farm Will Rogers SAN Oct fellows that keep saying bis ranches are all uone away with ought to see this one acres Tf this back thty could call Delaware Maryland Con necticut nnd Rhode Island and eight senators and 23 congressmen would havo to live off It Out here that much beautiful land doesnt haveto support a thing but won derful cattle nnd horses You cnn jciat tell the difference whcu you look atland that hns to support n senator or a white faced bull ROGERS for more cattle and lehs congressmen 1027 Entrance to the office was made thru a double door on the north side The robbers worked in a manner sim ilar to those who took about from the Sterling store a short time ago who arc believed to havo pulled other recent jobs In Mason City A jimmy was used to force tiio doors open Tt wan about the same width as that used at the Sterling store police report The yeggs waited until the watch man had made his rounds before en tering They knocked oft the combina tion knob on the safe and put in a charge of either nitroglycerin or dy namite and opened the door they worked faat is shown by the that they apparently used n fuse longer than three inches to set off the charge Papers were left untouchfd NothlnB was taken hut a basket con tainlng the money Police are making nvestlgattons in connection with tlio case ford havo been killed by dogs till summer Sheep owners have eight dogs but havo been unable to Ket tho two rins leaders Ono is a small white collie wit brown ears and n brown spot on one KicJo while tho other a largo i haired broivn dog Last Sunday om farmer lost eleven killed and three in jured Hillman lost fcur nnd Klias Parchcr thrco tnd one steor Local Weather tlvo fights Nor li any reduction along theselines now planned by congres sional leaders Arguing for tho limitation of tho total tax cut to In the face of surplus ot for tho last fiscal year tint a prospective mar Bin ot for this year Mr Mcllcin Insisted that tho basis for ths i eduction must be tho surplus rvbloIn tho fiscal 1520 This hs said is estimated at Estimates May Be Too Low The secretary frankly admitted that for a number of years past the treas ury estlnfiutes havo underestimated revenue that was latter and recognized that tho argument may be agfiln that the estimated sur plus for 1329 is too low in view of tha big margins oC last year and this year Anticipating tho demands which will 10 inado for larger reductions on tha grounds that tho estimates tho urpluy for 1020 are too low the sec denied that the underestimates n the past were tho result oC Ibcrnlo Intention or Every effort to avoid a repetition of his resulti ho said has been made n preparation ot the estimates hers presented It would bo unwarranted and unxviseto assume that in the pres estimates thereis any concealed surplus In thesefigures tho treasury lias not conscloiiBly nor as a matter of policy played If tax reductions arc made or ap propriations voted on tho assumption tho present figures understate prob able fiituro receipts responsibility for such reductions or must be assumorl those who ad vocate them Thrt treasury has placed the probable receipts at the highest TURN TO PAGE 13 weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 7 a m lion day Maximum 71 Minimum SS 31 period Goodell High School i Holds Annual Carnival Oct junior and senior clnsSea of the Ooodfill high school held the annual carnival Fri day evening In the town hall In the afternoon ticfrirls from the country played volley ball against the town Klrla tho latter winning two out of three A ball game hetweVn Gbodell nnd Corivlth was another Ruroprr could borrow money if she wouldnt borrow so much trou Times At 7 n in For liko ending at 7 a m Sundny Maximum 78 Minimum 52 Two moro cloudy Saturday and Sunday Increased Ihe total In October r Fix Considering UK inui Hi were listed nn showing must be credited vith beinc extraordinary Sunday islits minimum of 31 was tho low recorded slnco the nlKiit of Oet li all It missed frwztnpr by one dc frrtf There WUM a heavy frost Tiic wind wis in tho mith Monday morning the sun full strength POOR PA By Claude Oallan Mas favorite clisU is meat loaf nn she lolis peo ple she cooks it so oltfii be cause I like m D A DiuBi ;