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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 26, 1928, Mason City, Iowa m TWO MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE WEDNESDAY SEPT THOMAS ADMITS GETTING BIG PAY Educator Received Monthly From Power Group WASHINGTON Sept 26 S Thomas director of extension work at the University of Alabama testified yesterday in the federal trade commls slons investigation of power utilities that he was paid 666 a month for July riS27 to July 1 1928 by utility Interests of the state and at the same time received his university salary He said the compensation was for making researches in the field ot sociology and economics and for mak ing speeches all over Examined by Robert E Healy com mission counsel hesaid his audiences had included Rotary Klwanis and civicclubs farmers meetings and similar gatherings 1 Been at It Six Months Prior to undertaking this type of v often relieved in a lew days with work Thomas testified that he had undertaken public relations work for the utility interests for six months during the first four of which he was paid 300 a month and the last two months of that arrangement his sal ary was set at the a month fig ure Thomas said thathe had given up the position with the utilities Inter ests upon becoming an associate di rector on the Alabama state board for industrial development He holds this position now he added while yet re taining his connection with the uni versity Records of 1924 convention of the southeastern division of the Na tional Electric Light association held at Birmingham Alabama were Identi fied by C M Killan secretary ot the division Public Paid An excerpt from this read into the record by Healy quoted M H Ayles worth formerly managing director ot the N E as saying All the money being spent Is worthwhile And may I leave thot with you executives Dont nult now At the next convention have more young ladles so as to dp the job right and let oft more men from the departments so they may come here Dont be afraid of the Ths public pays the expense Let us con tinue with big There will be more thinking this campaign The baloney and apple sauce that suit crowd psychology dont work so well with radio audi ences thatlisten ons by ton HawkEye FRENCH STOCK COMING TO FORE War Depression Fails to Pre vent ReEstablishment of Livestock 87 FREDERIC J HAJSK1N everyone travels nowadays and at least things of going to Europe and It would that going to Europe means to a ma jority going to Francs To all such many dreams spriny from steamship company and railway posters and In moat of these there will appear a goat or perhaps a herd in charge of a picturesque girl goatherd faggotbur dened donkeya the tremendous draught horses of Normandy or the fleet ones ot LeTouquet or Long champs All such animals of France seem to be possessed of the pictures quenesi of the people themselves They are n part of the scene There Is an old saying that every man has two countries his own and France Ixuis Q Michael senior ag ricultural economist of the bureau ot agricultural economics has recently completed an exhaustive report on how Franca has recovered her agri cultural position In the decade which has passed sines the war He has de voted a substantial portion ot his re port to what happened llTestock Taxed to He The tremendous losses ot man power the destruction ot prop erty and the devastation of the jtoll Itself have taxed the recuperative powers of to the utmost Yet during the Interval since the Armistice France unaided practically com pleted the restoration of the 14 de vastated Is divided for purposes ot political ad ministration into departments which might compared with the Ameri can or the British shires Mr Michael goes on to say that despite the war devastation the French peo ple are generally better off In many respects than before 1914 Then has been plentiful employment at good wages Industrial and commercial ac tivity has been notable and the stand ard of living especially In cities has been higher than ever before Mr Michael proceeds This fact is ot cardinal Interest to the farmers of the United States as Is also the fact that more cereals are consumed on farms thus keeping from the markets certain supplies of food that now must he from IflchBred Horses Franco having been overrun by hos tile armies so inany times has ac quired a great variety of horses Per haps the most fascinating strain is the Arabic which was brot in when the Moors overran parts of France Then there Is theBretagne strain which Is of Celtic origin Spanish mounts are found In the Pyrenean border lands They may called a cross between the pure Arab and Spanish mounts Even Phoenician breeds ara claimed to exist TnereIe an ancient Norse breed and horses which originated In Frlesland Bel gian and the ancient Percheron breed are numerous About 1872 half the world looked to France for highbred horses of vary ing types from slim many of which had than a trace ot Arabian In them to the great Per cherons which the last generation re members in connection with fire en gines and the brewers big horses Diphtheria Deaths in Iowa Dropped 60 Per Cent Report Says DES MOINBS Sept reduction of 60 per cent in Iowa Jn deaths from diphtheria in the period from 1922 to 1927 was reported here today by D C Steel smith deputy state commissioner ot health This reduction is due chiefly to pro tection with Dr Steelsmlth said Three hundred and fifty thousand school children of Iowa under 10 years of age are protected against diphtheria by giving each one the three treatments of toxinanti toxin The treatment is harmless but effective and is tha chief reason Iowa has auch a low diphtheria death The deputy commissioner in his statement today warned Iowa parents not to wait until an epidemic occurs but to have their children Immunized ACHIEVEMENT frf i which the word Her metk Herald messenger of the Gods God of Science and Invention Websters New International Dictionary A great need is the cause of every great achievement The demand for a uniformly roastett coffee gave birth to mechan ical coffee roasting The necessity for retaining coffee flavor after roasting created the airtight tin container This method of flavor protection how ever Ignored the most vital factor in flavor prevention of flavor escape during the roasting process Roasting the only known means of de veloping coffee flavor prior to this discovery has permitted the escape or roasting out of a valuable percentage of the trite coffee flavor during the proc And now Nashs Hermetic Toasting brings to coffee lovers a new taste thrill a keener flavor delight plus an actual saving in the amount of coffee needed per cup because it retains in the coffee more of the rich piquant true flavor heretofore largely evaporated in the ordinary roasting process Hermetic Toasting is a Nash secret process developed exclusively by the Nash Coffee Company When oti difnfe your morning cup of Noshs Delicious Coffee you iiill a niclloiif goodness beyond as velvet rich as cup ofcoffeesueh as you have always longed hint try this wonderful you will be conscious a startling new flavor experience which will prove more linn a thousand uwds the truth of these statements The NASH COFFEE COMPANY Minneapolis Minnesota GANG LEADERSHIP EXACTS HIGHEST OF PRICESDEATH Genna Boys Once Powerful in Underworld Paid Supreme Penalty EDITORS NOTE This is tlio third of n series on tile gang lead ers of Chicago written far Central Press by Miss Bonita star girl reporter By 150NITA WITT HICAGO CPA Gang leadership in Chi cago pays tremen do us dividends but It exacts the highest price in the For several years the Genna gang composed of six brothers An gelb Mike Tony Sam Peter Jim ruled Sicilian Chicago They or ganized the Mnr sala club com posed of Sicilians who lllce the Gen naa had come from or near the town ot Marsala Ambitious for power and wealth the Gennas ordered every Sicilian mer chant who had immigrated from any where near Marsala to purchase his olive oil and cheese from the Marsala club Entered Alliy Business Not satisfied with the revenue de rived from these commodities the six Gennaa decided to add alcohol to the products sold by the Marsala club They designated certain persona aiky and only those so designated could coqk the beverage And Little Sicily son learned that the Comma meant their orders and possessed the power to carry them out Patrolmen on the beat were said to vbe on the weekly payroll of the Gen naa As they steadily gained In power among the Sicilians the Gennas came to be dominating politically and their wealth increased still more Moved to Casy So profitable wns the traffic in olive oil cheese and alcohol that Tony made enough money to enter con tracting business on a large scale ira moved to the exclusive north aide nd took a trip to his native Italy An staged the most elaborate wed ing ever seen onChicagoa West Side nd moved from a 514amonth tene ment to a 3500amonth suite while Sam was enabled to quit his job as a ection hand and In a few short years play host to grand came the aierip Italian leade r ater Dion OBanlon chief of the iorth Side bootleggers was shot in his flower shop and the Gennas be ieved they saw their way clear to Merlos throne This itroke crystallzed the fomenting re jelllon in Sicilian circles and the iaa found themselves marked men The Fall of flie Gennas In May of 1925 Angelo was killed he victim oC an unknown assailants jullnt On June 13 Miko and several ither members of his gang engaged in a gun battle with a machine load ot police they were trying to elude be ieving them members of OBanious gang whom they had shot up a lours earlier In the day When the battleended two policemen were dead another seriously wounded and Mike Genna lay lifeless In a cellar way whereho had taken refuge On the eighth ot July Tony was rut ally wounded as he stood on a street third Genna had paid the of underworld leadership Warned by the fate of their Tim and Poter fled to Europe The re maining Genna Sam hogged Tony ns he was dying to name his assailant so that he Sam might know who it that had marked him for death But true to Sicilian underworld tradition Tony died without revealing the name of his murderer TheGenna gang had played its last high stako and lost Algona Fugitive Is Found at Fairmont ALiGONA Sept 25 Duncan of Ledyard who escaped tram the county farm last May while serv ing a larceny sentence was returned iere today from Fairmont by Sheriff L E Hovey here attending the tenth annual meeting of the Association ol Resident and ExResident Physician I at Mayo Clinic and Mayo foundation Hearing and part fn ellnlcs conferences and sem the physicians began seistona Tuesday and continue thru Thursday Attend Doctor Meeting ROCHESTER Sept 26 Pelsons from many states formerly LBNRBEKS Kellys Harp Orchestra Will Provide Music for the American Legion Oldtime Dance At the Armory T3 Saturday Evening Price Always the Same 25 Cents County Chairman Talks at Garner Club Meeting OAHNER Sept Womens Progressive club with the members hubands as puests enjoyed a dinner In I he dining room o the United Presby terian church at 7 oclock Monday ht The outgoing president Mrs Charlie Hchissel thanked the mem bers for their support the past yenr and with kindly wishes passed the Rjucl to her successor Mrs James Can Miss Chrystine Calleson of Cor with chalrmnn ot Hancock county federa tion in a brief talk commended tiie Progressive club for its orsanizatlon the next year after the clubs ot the state were federated and for the work done during the past 30 and more years of their organization ifor the up light of the community She said thnt civic service was bet ter than cultural studies Communlts slnglnff led by C H TompUins with Mrs Clint Daniels at the organ closed the profrrnm Miss Calllaon ot Corwith and dames Ernest Walert and Rex Shan non were guests of the club Bristow Pastor Sent to Cedar Falls Circuit RrUSTOVV Sciit The tliarlcs S fowln and Ed Brandon Inns returned from Ames on Sundoy afternoon where they 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