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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 21, 1927, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES IOWA WEATHER Fair tonight and Thursday prob ably becoming unsettled In west nor tlon tonight not much change in tem perature V y VOL XXXIVFIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS WIRE REPORT MASOfrfCTTY SEPT 21 1927 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE Frost Can Still Ruin Most of Iowa Crop Re port Says DES MOrXBS Sept The bulk ot the Iowa corn crop will need two weeks oC favorable weather before II Is sate from frost altho in some lo calities from 50 to 75 per cent of the crop is now sufficiently matured said lip weekly report of the weather and crop bureau of the department of agriculture issued here today The period ot high temporal ures last week combined with timely rains lrot progress to the corn that seemed impossible three weeks ago The feed and focldeivalue oC the crop was increased and maturity has tened but little increase to the mar lirlable value of the corn came as a result of the favorable weather condi tions The nuns which averaged twice the normal amount did not reach some southeast Iowa counties until high temperatures had damaged the Contest Seen in Balloting of Auxiliary Legion Accepts Proposal to Merge Departments of Defense RULLETIX PA IS nil TROCADKRO PARTS Sept of San Antonio for tliflv convention of the American Le gion by the Legions committee was approved by the convention today By W HALL One of These Men May Be Named Head of Federal Reserve Board corn Considerable corn has been saved and a start was made in silo tilling and fodder cutting Plowing with has been gen erally inprogress andmuch oi the Intended acreage of winter Wheat was poeded with the Koil In jjood condition fnr frermination Where rain has been the pastures have been re vived Late cuttings of alfalfa were light Father of Alleged Slayer Begins Plans for Defense CEDAR RAPIDS The report ofrthQ county srand Jurs on its investigation into the slayini Forrest 15 to which 1i yearold Lylo Messner has confesnci was awaited today while plans wen laid for the lads defense Only a few witnesses remained to be heard by the investigating board to day A report IR expected before eve Mne County Attorney W 1 Barngrover has askedthat the joiitli he indicted sin a first degree murder charge and Indicated that infliction of the extreme penalty would be insisted upon A fight against the death sentence was Indicated yesterday when Mess ners father retained a lawyer to de fend the boy and intimations were given that a plea of insanity would be entered Barrigrover said he believed arraignment would not be held until late in the week The body of the little girl was found In the basement of a vacant house next door to the Messner home one week ngo today Messner Sept Unvoiiport iiixilinry drill team lined up befovo President Toumergue of France yes ertluy as a guard of honor fliirine Ihe presentation of an loiva Hnnunill lo tho French presl lent The Tnwans had the distinction of Local I 0 0 F Worker Murdered Identifica tion Positive S M Rowley Odd Fellows home employe who left hero more than two weeks ago on a vacation trip was murdered and robbed and his body was placed along a highway near Em poria according to word re ceived by police Positive identification of the de composed body found near the Kan sas town has been niado by C Muloclc Bstherville a relative of tho slain man The body was disinterred for purposes ot identification Ee composition had reached such an nd vanced stage that It was leiiiK he only sfale delegation ad or to take place at Cotton nitlcil to the presidential palace grounds The presentation of file flag wns wood Falls Kans Robbed nnd Slain Mr Muloclc says that Kansas offi made hy Harolii Itrninard Fort DorfRe j ccra aro of the opinion that Mr ar hero following an introduction war neio louowmg an introduction u wng and that the robbets James Rnrton national adjutant jlm to possession ot his nf IIiB American Legion Standing rnimn local IIiB Americnn Lecinn Staniiinfi the group alongside the French presiilent was Mrs Acinlin Matauley national prosideiii of the aHxiHar The Toirhns were later received by Mnrshal Foch IOWAN IS CANDIDATE arrested days later in PARIS Sept Opposition to the nominee of the central division for the vicepresidency of the Amer ican Legion auxiliary Mrs Margaret J Tlinderman of Wapello de veloped this afternoon when tuo other names were placed in nomination from the floor The additional nominees ore Bessie Stewart Smith of Chicago and Mrs George NOrris of Kansas The new nominations will require that the convention vote on the vice president tomorrow Other nominated at tile caucus yesterday were renominat ed from the floor without opposition Want Air Secretary DU TROCADERO PARIS Sept AP The aviation report of the national defense committee of the American Tjegion presented at to days session of the conven tion oalled for the consolidation of all branches of national defense into one department with secrelftries for each branch including aviation It precipitated a spirited fight Former Brgr Gen William Mitchell long thestormy petrel of the Amer ican aviation service was the man who started the fireworks and for some minutes feelinp ran high until Chevrolet coupe The local mans automobile was found on a street of Topeka a snort time after Mr Rowley was reported miss ing here TVhilP there are few clues tn theidehtity of the persons who are responsible for the death ley Mr Mnloek says that it was ai parently someone familiar with To peka Some articles ot clothing were found In the abandoned car which Ml Rowley did not have with him when he left here Wntcli May Be Clue The body was stripped of valuables afid an open face watch which was turn up and lead to the identification of tho murderer or mur derers according to Mr Mulocka be Island and upon lieinp returned finally upon the motion oC R Gillisan of Ohio the here confessed he had suffocated the child attacked and Lake View Woman Is in Auto XKWTOX Sept H S Brown o Lake View was killed nnd her husband seriously injured last night when their automobile struck n concrete culvert near Kellogg Iegion former lief Concern over the safety of the local man was aroused when Mrs Rowley did not hear from her husband after he left home The next development in the cose was tha finding of his car on a Topeka street His fate Ire came known when publicity was given j lo the fact that an unidentified body with nbullet wound in the head had been found near Emporia and rela tives went to make the Identification Two Found Guilty of Stealing Automobile Sept A jury in federal court hers today re turned a finding of guilty ill the cases ot Klmcr Kane nnd Henry Mundale aviators charged with conspiracy to stolon automobile and with transporting the stolen car i The car they testified was given Suitor Had Been Told Not to Visit Milwaukee Girl Bob Murphy Succumbs in Nora Springs TPast Commander of 40 and 8 Passes Away After Illness NORA SPRINGS Sept Murphy 36 past national commander of the Forty nnrt Bight of the Legion died here at oclock Tues day Death wns mused by Infection which resulted from abscessed lung Mr Murphy hart been llvinjr with Dr and Mrs K E Birney who had been parents to him since tlio death MILWAUKEE Sept Milwaukee and Chicago police today were searching for Elmer Peterson 24 Cicero salesman who last night forced his way into the home ot his sweetheart here shot and killed her sister Janet Foley 22 and seriously wounded her father George T Foley 52 Peterson forbidden by Mr and Mrs Foley to call on their daughter Kath lyn 22 last rang the bell at the Foley home answered and according to iho story told the policeby Kathlyn Informed Peterson lie could not enter Peterson however brushed post Ja net and confronted Air Foiey in the rear of the house ioull see me all Peterson cried according to Kathlyns version of the shooting Shoots Fallicr First Peterson she said whipped out his revolver nnd shot Mr Foley In the throat Foley dumped to the Jioor while Kathlyn said she remained seated too frightened to scream Peterson then turned the weapon 01 Janet and shot her in the ntoitmhl and alter she fell strode over to he limp form and fired another shot n her Kathiyn tcltl police Then li an adjolnln IOB lass B Planes Leave After Brief Rest for Missoula BULLETIN MILES CITY Sept K Uallough of Chicago led 10 class A planes Inlo Miles City this uirnlng in Hie air between orlc nnd Spokane lie nrrlvftl t nnrf left at BULLETIN Sept liy Miller and Meyers a flock of even Clnss It planes landed here thi nomine from Glemllre In the nilrarr rimi New York SpoUane Mttlnr till led with Moyers half ft mmutB Miller landed at n m The planefl tonlr nff after I heir Tivo lilnnte rest on a SCO mile trip to Mis sniilii wliltli Ihoy expfldpd to ivitliin llirnn hours 9 CLASS A PLANES ROAR WESTWARD Corded Kathlyn iQlo room demanded that she tell hin where her mother was nnd told he how much ha loved her The fact that the mother was absent at a dinnerprobably saved her lire police believe After Peterson kissed her goodbye nnd lold hor ha was coming bade or her he fled into the darkness Kath lyn said A polico officer on duty nearby heard the shots When ho gained ad mit lance to llio Foley home In net lay dead father rushed to a hospi tal has n slim chance ot recovery physicians sny Police nf 2 CillpK on Wfttcli Within n few minutes after the shooting every Milwaukee policeman was summoned to search for the fugi of his mother Mrs Murphy filed a the time Robert and his twin ulste were born The local young man worked h until Illness prevented htm from doing Ha recently was given trea ment at Mercy hospital In Mason City lie has been Sn poor health for some v Jlr Murphy a graduate ot herst college was wellItnowu in IOWA nnd national world war veterans clr clis thru his position in the Forty and Funeral arrangements are bcins held up pending word from in Ihe east Mr Murphys falhei lives at Osage find description of him was broadcast thruout southern AAisconsiu nd northeiu Illinois Chicngo police ind Secretary of file Treasury Mellorrls castingabout for jv man to snrccirl Daniel R CrisslnKcr resigned cliainunu of the federal reserve hoard It is reported all four of the above inen are beingmentioned They arc Edmund Platt top right New York present member S lwatched every Incoming Packer Gilbert top left United States agent general of tlio German Icpar igiiwiiyn leading Into that city ations commission Edward H Cunnlnglmni bottom rigbi Iowa member of tho board and W P G Harding former governor nf Iho board ami now governor of Boston federal reserve bank Ho met Kiitlilyu Foley two nnd one lalf years ago in a dance hall They hern soinpr together off and on vfr since she snirt She Insists they re not married tho they wero en gaged Polico 7carnpJ from Petersons fil w employes In that he had old tlioni that he was married that generals rinnarks were stricken from the record An attempt tn obtain a vote vlve voce proved an utter failure several times and n roll cai had to ie resort ed to nn amendment to the report be ing finally defeated by G22 to 2M and tile report adopted Several states split on the roll call and some changerl sides during it MHohell Treads Argument General Mitchell asking for the them by in south ern Illinois as prirt payment for their job of bombinp Shady strong hold oE the Birscr gang They will he sentenced tomorrow Knterfains Club NORA SPRIXOS Sept tf F Kclmedler entertained the Frisrilla cltth Tuesday afternoon AUNT HET By Robert Quillen hat quarter on the sidewalk before Sarah stooped to pick il up hut I wouldnt Jet folks hear me grunt for no adoption of the recommendation witii out amendment shouted a depart ment of aviation at once under a di rect cabinet officer is what is want The former air chief speaking with spirit argued that while ISurope was honeycombed with a network of so called commercial air lines which from nipht to morning may be turned into military the United States has been standing still It has been proved that 1 airplane can destroy in a few hours worth of he shouted Hoffman Presents Report The aviation report of the national defense committee presented by Gen Roy Hoffman called for the con solidation of nil branches of national I defense Into one department with secretaries for each branch Including I aviation Is Tlia fight on the resolution recom mending an aviation department turned filmply on tho question of whether tha immediate organization ot such a dcpnrfment he recommended or whether it he recommended for or ganization soon as ThCFe latter words which were In cluded in the resolution of the com mittee wero objected lo hy a num ber ofdelegates A HISTORY OF OUR PRESIDENTS FOR SCHOOL QHILDREN How many children can tell who was president before Lincoln Few Americans can1 even name the presidents In order A com plete fact story about them their lives their times their families their services has been compiled with a portrait of each into one neat fortypage booklet The Wash ington Information Bureau ot this newspaper has prepared this book let Presidents of the United ono of the most intercstlng and useful works ot the sovt ever printed is now available to read ers of this newspaper nt the nom inal cost of six cents a copy post paid will ipjoice when they ses a copy in their classrooms Use the attached coupon J Frederic J Hasliin Director The Mason City GlobeGazelle Information Bureau Washington D C I enclose herewith sir cents In stamps for a ropyof the RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES Slat Qct 22 and 29 Are Dates HammiH Selects Independ Set for Cerro Gordo Comity Hunters BES MOIXBS Sept E Albert elate game warden set Oct 14 and 29 dates for pheasant hunting in Winnebago Worth Butler nnd In Mitchell Floyd Blackhawlc Har din Wright Franklin Chickasaw ICosstith Palo Alto Humboldt Cerro Gordo Grundy and Howard countiCH tho hunting days are Oct 21 22 nnd ence County Attorney for Stiles Place IDES W IIasnnr ot Independence for fom years county attorney at Buchanan county was appointed judge of the district court of tho tenth Iowa Judi cial district by Governor Hainmill to day Judge Ifasner succeeds the late ludge FJ n Stiles of Manchester Tie is 40 years old and a graduate of the la college of liberal nrts and the The dates wore set pursuant to a school University of Iowa demand hy farmers for an open sea Ho World wilr veteran a mem son on the birds which they claim arci1 of the Knights of Pythias and destructive to crops The daily bag limit in threo male birds Xc hen may be taken Shooting must he between a half hour before i sunrise and sunset Tlotnvian Mis father was n lawye Buchanan county Theappointment is effective Sopt 19 CWREN AND ROOSEVELT Sept Stinson of Detroit hopped off on a nonstop flight to Spokane at 2 p eastern standard time today starting the nonstop race of the national air derby Stinaon lost speed after shooting down themound but giving hts en ginea full throttle took tho air after ii run of about despite unfavorable north wind blowing il niost across thefield As Stinauns bluclc and yellow plane disappeared Into tho greying skies westward tho piano of Dukc Sohlllm tha Royal Windsor was dragged to BY ASSOCIATED Aine planes n a class A transrnn linontal air derby from Xow York to Spokanewere roariiig Into Uie today with tho first and ninth nlnnefl only four hours apart In elnpserl Urn from york ns they ncarcit Ihi Montana lino Pilot 15 K BiilloiiEh of carrying Ihe UJywirold veteran tlyr Dickinson no Ihnl cily Mill held nearly n halt hour lead over nearest rival as tho planes struck oul western Month Dakota AV Hrkvunii Krlf laiigne flyer from St Paul who wSS lil behind whrn they ended tlio first Inp from Vork to St Paul yesterday continued lo preys the Ilohnan Clusn Reiiind BaliotJjsJ and 1 made thn IIIIB from St Paul to Aberdeen tonny aftoi brlrf IjHre thn niua set out for the jinmi TiloK City wllh ctl timn from Xrw Vork us fol ows FlapsccI K llnllimch II IR min Hobnail St 11 Ifi inin N Tt Nanivr IS min Tex nanltlii Iorl SI inlii min Is wife was In Milwaukee nnd that tho starting mound e planned to hrinp hor to K soon as possible Police nro holding Knthlyn as a ma crial witness 860 Students Begin at Gfinnell College Today th Sept A Wit normal enrollment of Ipproxi matcly SBO Grinnoll collegp opened its school year today on regular schedule Men students outnumbered two tn one hy coerls in the post comprise nearly onnbalf the student It shot down lie rinuvny t p steadily gained inomonlum nnd E H IS min ramphell nn min f S Kae SR mill Cleveland 1C min James ODonnell of Whittle CD wlioso wlfa was flying wllh him ax a er withdrew from the race In day upon his arrival in Chicago Auburn wlicre he was forced down yesterday MILLER LEADS CLASS B FROM GLENDIVE suoiessfully took the ahafter n run it n littlo more thnn It required only a few wconds for Uio takeoff nnd thnn two on their way of the racers Visif nt Dimkcrion XORA Sept SI and Mrs James Wynlfc and daughter Tier trudc nnd Mrs Wyatts mother Mrs Locke visited Saturday and Sunday with relatives at Dunkerton near Roman Catholic Mission in Saskatchewan Is Destroyed TRIXCE ALBERT Sjept nun and IS children were burned lo death when tho Beau val Roman Catholic mission on Ia Plonpe was destroyed hy fire Mon day according to word received here today from 13lg River Snsk The mis sion is in nn Isolated section of Xorth orn Saskatchewan nnd only meager dolrtlls have been received V 5 Will Rogers FIRST NATIONAL STUDIO BUHBAXK Sept ing tonight to go to San Diego to make a speech at Lindbergh ban quet It wouldnt be so hard to speak if yon knew anything of importance he had ever done Tours WILL p where tha aviator and the lion landed o k remained friends Thats the pilot that misiit get nlonp wltlj Lcvlne P tell you how to bet on thfi fiftht yet as I havent heard from Abo Attell WfLL Copyriclit The Local Weather American Beet Sugar corporation weather figures for hour period ending at S a m Maximum 51 Minimum II At 8 n in IB The prediction of frost didnt ma during Ihe night a con dition for which thousands o f North lowans ire thankful today The ivinci ever is in Iho nnrthivcFt indkM Failure of Frost Damage to Materialize Sends Mar ket Down CHICAGO Sept prices underwent a bifcf tumble today Xonrly 6cents a bushel was cut from values in an early rush of selling In dications that froat last night had j failed to do any Important damage i was chiefly responsible Opening j prices were 2i cents to cents I lower and additional setbacks fol lowed Contributing to the downward Im petus of the corn market was thr fact that todays official forecast pointed to something of a rise in tem peratures and to likelihood that fur ther frost at tills time would a rule be restricted to lowlands Inasmuch as sudden bulges In price had carried corn prices np about i I With tho original field oC 25 rrs reduced to class B planes tn day wero on thr last days flight lr threoday race from New Tork lo Spokane Prize money totalling will divided amongtin first fiv It certain most nf had no chance to get Into money Right planes linppefl off from Olin iive af S a m tnday our others WPTR hendrd for that citr froni tinen worn at ntttxinlncie nnd three trailing out of Kl rani First to learR fllendlvc TURN TO PAOK cents from the recent low level incentive for proflttrikinir sales was apparent today for many Others fortijnatr vho aojuircd owncrshlii at tlio crest of Iho advance weio the most urgent prllora lofli nnd in many CJIPS nr rcrs tft sf11 crlit at iod nutomatioiMy Inriofl into oiiora to put a stoy to losses POOR PA By Claude found collars on this big bill Im ni 1 IIP stove sh fjillrrl niy ntlcnlion to pnrt of HIP boin for ;