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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 16, 1927, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY VOL XXXIV FIVE CENTS PER COPX ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT IOWA WEATHER Generally fair and rather warm tonight am Saturday MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPT 16 1927 UNITED PRKSS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 293 Tell Coroner Boy Into Vacant House CLINTON Sept County Attorney J Barn grover of Linn county and Slate Agent Tom Avery left here early today after spending the night in a futile search for Lyle Messner wanted in connection with the murder of six year old Kathleen Forrest at Cedar Rapids orrela tives supposed to live here Their destination was not announced CEDAR RAPIDS 9epL The search lor Lyle Messner 14year old son of Mr and Mrs William C Messner wanted in connection with the murder of 6yearold Kathleen For rest continued unrelentlessly today while playmates and friends paid tinai tribute to the child The girl was found murdered in a subbasement be neath the cellar oC a vacant house a few doors from her home Wednesday Search is being pushed for the pected youth both in Iowa and Illinois Sheriff Goes to Waterloo Pledged to the parents ot the girl Mr and Mrs James to fol low everyclew in an oftort to appre hend the slayer Sheriff Harry Man chester last night went to Waterloo to determine if Lyle Messner had foufrlit refuge with relatives there At the same time County Attorney Walter Barngrover and Special State Agent Tom Avery made an exhaus tiveinvestigation in Thomson and in Clinton searching for a clew the of CorwiiojX Messner disappeared shortly after C ocbck Tuesday evening the night of His parents grilled by of ficers denied knowledge as to his whereabouts and a search of the farm horns of the boys grandparents at Thomson late last night by Barngrov er Avery and Chief of Police C nroharing of Thomson failed to elicit iny Information Net Is Tightening While the search for the Messner hoy continued the net of evidence against him grew tighter Coroner R A Vorpahl was investi gating a story told by Virginia Gud zus Kathleens playmate who de clared that on the afternoon Kathleen last was seen alive she Kathleen and MaxhiB Messner 11 were playing the vacant house in which Kathleen jater met her death Lyle Messner came up to Vir ginia said and offered the Gudziis girl a nickel if she would accompany him into the house Pulled Girl tn House Virginia refused she told the cor oner and the boy appaiently an geretl seized Kathleen liy the arm and ignoring her screams pulled her Into the house The other two girls fled badly frightened never again to see their playmate nlive Virginia did not tell lier mother ot the incident hnweier until after the body of the Forrest girt hau oeen found Prospective Bride of 89 Year Old Man Fails to Appear for Wedding COUNCIL BLUFFS Sept disillusionment of romance came to IV H Martin when he was told that plans for his wedding with Mrs Ella F Nichols 5S of Tulsa had been dropped Mrs Nichols had acceded to the objections of Martins family It was said Martin had experienced a day nnd a half of anxiety over the delayed ap pearance of his would be bride Paris Turns Out to Greet Legionnaires Gen Pershing and Savage Lead Second A E F to French Capital PARIS Sept Second American Expeditionary Force entered Paris this afternoon headed by Gen eral John J Pershing There were persons in the party which ar rived nt tho luvalides station for the American Lesion convention Tho journey from Cherbourg was marked by many evidences of enthu siasm from peasants both men ami women who stood at the crossings as ho special train passed cheering Vive General Pershing and Howard P Savage national commander of the Legion were welcomed at thestation by President Delsol of the Municipal council and General Gouraud military governor of Paris Tho bugles are no longer blowing for war but in war or peace General rshiriff you are my friend Crfiitraud said General Pershing and Commander Savage immediately went to the Arc Tie Triomphe where they stood with uncovered heads for a few mpments In tribute to Frances Unknown Sol dier Crowds lined the Champs Elysees and as Pcrshinp has always been pop ular in Paris he received an extremely warm welcome Attack Air Policies PARIS Sept charge that the United States is the most backward of liny firstclass powers in the developmeht an air is made In a resolution drafted by the American Legions national committee on aeronautics for presentation to tho Legion convention opening here next week As a remedy the committee headed by the Rev Gill Robb Wilson ot Tren ton N urges the Inauguration of a separate department bt national aeronautics with cabinet representa tion It proposes that the president ap point a bonrd of aeronautic strategy to study establishment of such a de partment The magnificent overseas flights of Lindbergh and others are not to be taken asan indication that military aviation baa advanced In the United States the committees warns but rather as a criterion of what Ameri can airmen Are able and ready to do when backer by interested organiza Development of a substantial body of pilots and the building of an air fleet capable of defending Americas TURN TO PAGE 15 Thomas Elwood Forgery Suspect Gets Away From W H Davis MINNEAPOLIS Sept AP Eluding pursuit after breaking awaj from a deputy sheriff at a bus depot here Thomas IShvood ot Osage about to he returned there as a fory ery suspect escaped today Elwooil was in custody of deputy sheriff H of Osage who was about to buy tickets the station when the prisoner who was not handcuffed broke away and fled He was Bi1 rested hero recently AUNT HET By Robert Quillen 11 oinl nccessnry for me lo see n womans soul I can tell nboni whnl its like just by lookin in her Will Rogers Says FIRST NATIONAL STUDIOS BURBANK Sept 16 I see where Vies President Dawes re fused a ringside seat free to the tight Its no novelty for him to have a ringside seat to see a na tional argument just between two helias to watch 06 In one ring and gets paid for it and he should My friend Mayor Bill Thomp son of Chicago is out hers with us He Is making speeches on thft flood Knowing Bin was generally on the opposite side from tho crowd we kinder figured he would sprak in favor ot floods But he didnt be was asin em right from the first word Yours P S A few 5 seals left around states Illinois Copyright Leading American Legi on Invasion of France TRIES ATLANTIC Among flie leaders of tlio AmericanLegion invading France for tho organizations convention nro these folk photographed on the Leviathan Left to right Charles A Mills chef do chemin do fcr of tho 40 and R Legion organization Howard P Savage imtiniml commander of the Lesion James Mltchelf winner of tho Anicricnn Legion poster compelillon with his design Symbolical Figure of ho American and JIrs AilnHti Wright Macaulajr president of the American Lcgloji Auxilfnry Two Garner Residents File Charges of Using Inde cent Language RAHXER Sept hearingof Airs Joe her daughter Georgi ana nnd Miss Klsa Jiscomb who were arrested AVodnestlay at Britt by Dep uty Sheriff Zeigcr on charges of using obscene and indecent language will be held before Mayor William Barz Sat urday morning at 9 oclock The arrest of tlio thro women was causcd by Dr F M Spaydo and Mrs Dave Molloch who cited two sections ot the city ordinance relating to the use of indecent language and the male ing of improper Insulting remarks on the street The arrest of the trio occurred In a Britt cafe where Mlsa IIaaC and Miss Ijlscomb wero employed Barn convened court Wednes day nfternoon but postponed the hear ing until Saturday upon request of counsel for tho defendants Frank W Senncff of Britt County Attorney Write of Britt appeared as pros ecutor Former Davenport Physician Is Under Arrest in Los Angeles Calif LOS AXGELES Kept Dr Carl Von Engele 72 deaf dumb and partially paralyzed wbo until 10 years ago practiced medicine In Dav enport Is in Jail here today fac ing a charge of murder In connection with the death of his 62yearold wife Caroline whoso dead body was found in their home yesterday with a knife wound thru the heart Von was said to have walked for hours to the borne of bis soninlaw to tell him of Mrs Von Engeles death TJrcrl in Davenporf DAVENPORT Sept Karl Von Knfjel held in Angeles in connection with the deatli of Ins vifc practiced medicine here unlF early in 3S1S He cnnie here in 1313 established offices nnd advertised him KClf ns a noted Herman who cured ail ills Me was involved In a number of transactions bove tint claimed attention nf thn authorities but was never prosecuted Two Save Lives by Jumping From Car After It Caught Fire FAIRMONT Sept Buach and his Bister Ada ot Pipe stone had a narrow escape from death as their car caught fire Wednesday morning as they were rounding the Imogeno corner on Xo 9 The car began to burn so rapidly that they had to Jump for their lives before tho car could bo brot to a stop They were uninjured in jumping Everything burned except their auit Southeastern Mason City Gets Heavy Wind Tele phones Damaged The home of W B Laupltz South Kentucky avenua and Nineteenth street Is today a mass of tangled leuris while several buildings on two arm places across the road are badjy damaged as result of a tornado that crashed tliru tha neighborhood at 4 oclock Thursday afternoon The tornado was a part of the gen eral wind and rain storm that struck Mason City and vicinity tho culmi nation of a week of terrifically hot weather It skirted the southeast of Mnson City doing minor dam ages to a number ot buildings and trees Was Gathering Chicks Mrs Laupitz was out in the yard at the time the storm struck attempt ing to gather her littlo floclc of chick ens into shelter Her two daughters Eva 10 years and Barbara 6 years were in the bouse Eva was in the act of shutting the south window when tho house crumbled The roof and wall Reemed to be carried over her Tho younger sister who was in the north part of tho bouse narrowly es caped her arm being caught under tho chimney when it fell Her only injury however was a bruise iTiupttzlwho had just sot a Job In tha brickyards was working a the time Sirs Laupitz stated thej had Insurance on the bouse Score of Trees Cut Down The farm homo of Bryan Payne which is south of the place and across the roid seemed to have been tho first placo in tho path qi tho tornado There ono ben bouse was rolled over ngainst the garage door while another one was moved several feet off its foundation Scores of trees wore cut dojvn and buildings slightly damaged CAPT R H MacINTOSH The latest attempt to negotiate an Vtlantlc ocean flight from the British sles to the United States Is Capt Macintosh who hopped off today from Dublin Nurse Denies Poisoning of Girl in Enid Oklahoma Woman Accusec of Murdering Pastors Daughter PICTURE ON PAGE Sioux City Man Dies Following Auto Accident CITY Sept George W Spratts 7S died late last night from Injuries received when be was struck by an automobile He was a resident of county for several years before coming to RIoux City and previous to that lived in Davenport Mason City GlobeGazette Offers a Fact Booklet About Mexico To understand Mexico today one must know the plain facts of her nroa population states railroads government resources and trade Our Washington Information Bureau has assembled in one neat illustrated booklet all of the essen tial facts about the important na tion to the south of us The booklet contains neither arguments nor propaganda It is plain fact information on which tho reader may form his own opin ions and which will help the read er understand all that goes on in Mexico and In our relations with Mexico A copy for every reader at a postage and handling cost ot six cents USB tho coupon below Frederic J Haaldn Director The Mnson CHy GIobeGazello Information Rureau Washington D C I enclose herewith six rents lit stamps or coin for n copy of tho booklet MEXICO Street Stnto Founder of Nichols la Left Hawkeye Rel atives Testify SAN JOSE The estate ot the late Town Vend Nichols founder ot the town of Nichols who died bore last De cember at the ago of 91 is the object of a legal battle here Mr and Mrs T B Nichols nnd tholr daughter Annie ot Nichols testi fied that Nichols was mentally un sound during tho last year of his life and Mrs IVlinnie Armstrong and Mrs Carrie Whita of San Jose testified that bo appeared James O Shantz Jose said theIowa land owner appeared en tirely rational when lie last saw him in 1025 testimony which was sub stantiated by Mrs E M Quivey nnd Mrs Ivor employed the mans household bore T B Nichols a nephew and other relatives are seeking have the 192fi will thrown out in fnvor of ono executed in 1814 The 192H will be queathed a considerable portion of the estate to Rabbi JTarvey B lin of San Jose who was nnt men tioned in the earlier documeut other The Pnyno family was In the house at the tlmo and knew nothing of what had happened until after tho storm had subsided The terrific wind fanned the heavy downfall of rain Into a heavy mist and they could see noth ing Scores of orchard trees on this farm as well ns on tho farm of Charles De Hock n bale mils to the north were wholly or Partly damaged hy the wind Boards and shingles from the house worn carried 80 rods across the TO PAGE Iff Condition Reported Better by Attending Physician atGoldfield Sept Cleveland who was injured here Wed nesoay afternoon when the airplane in which he was rldins fell is Improving steadily according to reports given out by the in attendance Hopes are held out that he may re cover fully from the effects ot the ac cldent Cleveland was Injured two months ago in an airplane accident at Lake Cornelia The funeral services for Donald Schocn who was killed in the nci dent will probably bo hold Saturday afternoon Final plmis are lo be made nn soon ns Mrs Schocns parents ar rivo from Indiana At any ratfl you dont see xn innny red nnses tbnt qualify a Cedar Rnplda Gnzcttfc Cotton Prediction Causes Wild Market Flurries Jardine Says WASHINTGTOX Sept nil probability the department of agri cultures bureau oC economics has IS sited Its last report on tho trend of farm prices it was said today at the office of Secretary Jnrdine as a result nf the wild market fluctuations caused by a report made public yesterday on held that nltho the long range indications wero helpful to far mers they mlglit bo put to harm ful use otherwise in mnrkct specula tion nnd thai until the public had been educated to thn purposes of tho ieriag her own ot not an accusation of poisoning one ENID Sent o Iwo members of a ministers famil who died under mysterious ctrcun stances here Mary Atkinson nura and longtime frlond of the pastor ha agreed to a preliminary hearing wit a smile instead of tho tears caused b her arrest a week Arraigned yesterday on a chars of murder In connection with th death of Mary Jane Bailey daughti of the Rev Charles Bailey the 2 year old nurse waived the rlRht o employing counsel with tne forma arn not Asked by Justice David Fogleion I did not wish to take advantage o Iho 4 lioiirs allowed In which to en tcr her pica thru counsel she re pealed her pica with a smile an iided It wouldnt make a lit of dif was immediately returned t lier cell whereshe has bcon held ttur ing a pathological examination ing poison in the viscera of Mary Jan who died a week ago shortly afto the death of her mother and the ili ness of four other Bailey children Dan Mitchell county attuiney re fused to stato whether ho hume tho body of the pastors wlf who died of nn Illness described a similar tn that ot her daughter Miss Atkinsons preliminary licnt Ing was set for Kept IS cotton Officials Miss Ruth Elder Who Plans Ocean Hop Admits She Is Wife of Two Years NKW YORK Sept When Ruth Eldor romoly 23 yenr old Dixie ofr for Paris her hus band will lie nt Hie flolil After vari ous denials Klin lias admitted lliat she is not Miss but Mifl Kor Uvrt site ren tiio of Ijylp n salesman in and ITla explained thaf hnd always used Iier maiden name while a assistnnt In nnd that sho had been rcpoiLers and otlierfl who souRht to deiermlne statements the part of wisdom dic tated that they be discontinued Tha cotton prico forecast is termed the cause of a hronlc in tha Xcw O leans market and hrot from Senator Harris democrat Georgia a strenu ous protest against the issuance of the prediction The bureau was flooded with pro tests by southern congressional mem bers and telegrams of Inquiry concern ing the validity of governmental crop price forecasts after the cotton report caused tho Xow Orleans market tn drop to a price of a hale yealcr day At the snme time Senator If arris and otJior southern conprcHsmcn in dlcnlcd an investigation by mlsht be sought at Die xossion into the authority of the department of agriculture bureaus under the Inw In make priuo predictions 1hn senator drrhiror lie forecast lutrl tioHt southern onUon plrtnlers hy tho break in the mar ket nnd cbnrarlrrizrvl tttfi author nf the forecast as either a fnot i tho domestic KtntiiR ot iliQ yoiipp ivom nn who wants tn he Iho first oC her sex tn fly over the ocean The denial a that was married persisted until Ponio time after news dispatches from Florida wero called to her Is Sighted Heading Westward From Galway Bay BULLETIN HtiLFAST Sept jj lias been heard from the lane Princess Xcnia bound ram Dublin to New York ince it passed over Gahvay my at p m today The Uune traveling rapidly t was heading out over the and was soon lost to sight finhvny hay is approxhnale y 115 miles west of Dublin BULLETIN WASHINGTON Sept AP Captain Macintosh ducked ayainst the winds leaving Dublin today and iveather experts say this prob ably will continue to mid ocean Afterwards for a time Ihe winds may be in his favor provided he seeks he proper levels The danger is however might have to fly too low to benefit by thesewinds After reaching the vicinity of Hie IVewFoimdland const lon yid improv e morrow becatise neslLTly winds promise to dissipate the Tog RULL12TJX nil Til IN IRISH FREE STATE Sept of lie plnnes which escorted Capfaln Macintosh returned to the air drome nJiriut half nn Jiniir aftrr bo flight started The pilot said flin Princess Xenia was making excellent time when ho last saw her traveling about 110 miles nn hour lie said ihat as ho was a few inlniiips behind tbn transAtlantic plane in tnliinc off ho was unable to catch up wilh her DUBLIN Sept Rolwrl H Macintosh and Command ant James C Fitznmurlce war pred icts of aviation this afternoon SGt out in a daring effort to make a peact record in the air They bopped off this afternoon foi New York on a trail that has nevei been followed to ils western end Tho two pilots who fought In th air during tho world war and have flown steadily cvr since were confi dent that they would bo able to meet Iho challenge nf tho Atlantic which claimed Nungesser nnd Coll tha French occupants of the Whits and tho St Raphael carrying Princess LowensteinWorthelm Cap tain Hnmiltcm and Colonel Mlnchln Both Aro Coniidcul I have every confidence in the sue cess of our said Captain Macintosh us they finished their final preparations lo hopoft We have made every nnsHlhlo test nf our ma and the weather report is better tlmn wo hnvo bad In a long Tho flyers were In danger of being mobbed by admirers who crowded about them and I heir plane lo deluga them witli congratulations on thoir pluck and porsnvernncn rind best Irishes for success on their dnring venture JTitzmaurlce embraced bis wife nn4 TURN TO PAGE 15 The Local Weather American Beet Sugar corporation igures for 21 hour period ending at a m Friday Maximum 91 Minimum 55 IVeripitnlinn 17 Kvidently the beat wave is brok en lint the people nf Masrm fill1 b a v e nt nUjut firing their yet POORPA By Claude liallan My friend rcorpe has siirli it lilicrnl about him tlitil wlion out lopctlicr hiirdly realize Im payin nil the ;