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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 14, 1928, Mason City, Iowa                                IOWA WEATHER Increasing cloudiness tonight prob ably followed by rain in south portion before Thursday Cloudy in north portion probably rain and snow by Thursday no decided change In tem perature AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES North Iowas DaiJy Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the Home VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PHESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MARCH 14 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE JSJQ 135 REPORT HINCHLIFFE HEARD AT NOVA SCOTIA CRESPIN REINA MEXICAN SHOT AT CARD GAME Pete Delgado Gives Self Up to PoKce After Firing Bullet Crespin Reina Mexican lies fn the Park hospital wlUx a bullet hole thru his abdomen as the result of a revolv errazor melee during or following a game of Mexican poker at 1740 Pennsylvania avenue northeast late Tuesday night Pete Delgado another Mexican re ported at the police station about mid night Tuesday stating that he had ihot Reina when the latter had at tacked him with a razor Delgado Tells Story According to Delgado he and two other Mexicans Santos Murlllo and Miguel were engaged in a sociable game to pass away the time when Reina and Jesus Periz en tered the house and asked to be In cluded in the pastime Delgado report ed that he protested because ot the lateness oE the hour and that Reina then rushed at him with a razor so that ho was forced to shoot at him at close range with his 25caliber Spanish pistol Delgado told tho officers that fol lowing the shot Reina dropped the razor and sat down on a chair and he Delgado fled not knowing wheth er Reina had been hit with the bullet Tr hot Surrenders to Police According to the story told the po lice by Delgado he then went to the home of Manuel Solis who persuaded him to report to tha police Captain i Buchanan and Officer Lennekamp went immediately to 1740 North S FeBjiaaljiania avenue they J 4nntrv Ka Death Total in California Disaster Cut to 248 s I Stricken Valley Special Session Is Adjourned Holds Many Bodies Rescue Workers Say Stragglers Bring Back Tales of Heroism When Water Avalanche Swept Valley Nearby Cities Rush Aid BULLETIN WASHINGTON March Coolldge telegraphed to Governor Young of California today offering all assistance which the army or navy could give iu the St Francis dam disaster March the known dead list standing at 248 steam shovels groped about In no mans land of San Franalcqulto canyon today in search ot additional bodies of victims swept to death yester day urrder a wall ot water that gushed forth from tho broken St Francis dam The known death list admittedly was not exact owing to probable omis sions duplications at receivhig stations and broken communication lines There were estimates that it might reach upwards of 400 The jagged central section ot the dam standing gaunt by itselt today was believed to shadow the grave ot 50 Los Angeles city employes over whelmed and buried as they slept in their construction camp In lodge rooms pool halls dance halls and wherever floor space can be obtained at various centers thruout the flood region morgues have been es tablished Rough boards mounted on chairs benches or anything available are the resting places for the silent sheetcovered rows of dead Sticks Mark Graves With the same courage that im pelled them to reclaim the desert in the first place survivors of the catas trophe took up again the task of searching fo rand identifying the bodies of those who were lost Here and there thruout the waste left by the waters are sticks stuck into the mud to indicate a victim burled by the flood a marker for the searching for and identifying the yance gpard ofthe hunt NEW HAMPSHIRE DELEGATES FOR SMITH HOOVER Girl Is Glad She Accepted Hindu Faith CaU March Jiorror of the St Francis dam iesday morning that the man I disaster reached new depths today as resting easily and gave promise rescue workers counted 231 bodies lying In a halt dozen Improvised mor and resumed their search thru of recovery Delgado was confmed in the city jail awaiting disposition by the coun ty attorney in fllins charges against him THREE KILLED IN TRAIN WRECK Santa Fe Engineer Fireman and Mail Clerk Die As TrailDerails LOS ANGELES March Three persons were killed one ser Jously injured and several others shaken up and bruised late last night when the number 10 Santa Fe passen ger train the Scout was derailed at Yampai Ariz The engineer Tom Cole and fire miles of saffron quagmire for from 300 to 600 of the residents of the llttlo valley wlio were to have per Ished in the flood because the swath o mud and slims stretched for 65 miles thru tlie jeacef ul mountain valleys and in some places stood 30 feet deep there was no means of determining how many victims remained in the muddy grave yard which the escaping waters formed for tfia victims as they were picked up from their homes and dashed to death Wont Estimate Missing Sheriff Traeger Los Angeles county who announced the number of known and recovered dead earl this morning after a checkup refused to estimate the number of missing The estimates which ranged from30 to 600 made during a night of almos futile attempts to ascertain the exten of death and havoc were allowed t stand as the second day ot rescu work began Attempts to man Bailey both of Needles and a mall clerk named Daugherly the dead Another mail clerk was seriously in jured Ida B Wise Smith to Give Goldfield Address GOLDFELD March W C T U is having a special program next Friday afternoon Mrs Ida B vVlse Smith ot Des Molnes Is expected to slve an address determine from rura The GlobeGazette Offers a Booklet About Movies Whos Who in the Movies in cludes a history of the movies a description of how pictures are made and distributed data about the Industry and its vast scope and a Whos Who of the movie stars These and other features make it the most Interesting ot movie pub lications Being especially com piled for the Information and enter tainment of readers of this paper the booklet may be had for a tew cents forcost and handling Use ths coupon and telephone lists the number of pos slble victims still unaccounted for were shown to be useless when man bodies of victims were brot in whos names did not appear on these lists Los Angeles Suffers Ths city of Los Angeles the hea lest Individual sufferer put its gros in the totally destroyed dam and th power house below It at The waters flattened scores homes ranches railroad lines on bridges tore out wire systems light and power wires gas mains highways and bridges and wreaked inestimable loss in flattened and silt burled orange and walnut orchards and other farm lands Speculation on the cause of the breaking ot the great dam covered a wide variety of theories The post mistress at Saugus Mrs A K Rum TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN L SIDELIGHTS OF FLOOD Airpalnes wtilch soared over the ftricken area in great numbers aited he searchers by dipping low to indf ate the positions of bodies G 0 P and Democrats Indorse Their Res pective Leaders CONCORD N March state will send solid Hoover and Smith delegations at large to the republican and democratic natiunal conventions That was certain today on the basis of returns from yesterdays presidential primaries Complete re turns from 250 ot the states 293 cities towns and wards showed seven republican delegates at largo elected all of whom had announced they fa vored the secretary of commerce as the republican presidential nominee One candidate Fred A Barker Nashua the only one definitely pledged to Hoover was trailing hope lessly while Everett R Rutter Derby who ran on the announced intention of seeking tho renomlnatlon of Presl det Coolldge was far dow the list of unsuccessful seekers Apart from the selection of a tickel solidly in favor of the nomination ol Gov Alfred B Smith the democratic primaries saw the defeat of Rober Jackson Concord state chairman o the the elimination of al i ed her hi the at the waters edge burled icrself in the mud after her cloth ng had been torn from her body When located by rescuers she refused emerge until a man eavo her his for drapery l by the antisaloon Th league had opposed Smith sentiment Nancy Ann Miller Over joyed That She Can Marry Indian NASIK India March Joyful at ths fulfillment of a girl hood dream Miss Nancy Ann Miller f Seattle today was a Hindu and ualifled to marry Tukoji Rao for er maharajah of Indore Her name now Devi Sharmlsta a famous ucen of Inflia 10 centuries befon Christ The marriage will be Satur uy Miss Miller in a statement afte he had been converted from Chris ianity to Hinduism said that during ier school days she used to read th English translations of some of th most fascinating bits of the ancien lindu Her Interest Increased About two years ago when she me the one who has been the primar of the change thru which sh las passed her interest in Indian lizatlon was suddenly rearoused A acquaintance developed Into friem hlp her desire to know and undo stand India became stronger I soo began to feel a great change com over she asserted She added that it was not without pain that she severed her connection with the Christian church for I know that nothing In the religion of Christ is to be dla adyantage I hope that rit of Christianity will continue to be an GOVERNOR PUTS HIS SIGNATURE ON ROAD BILL Fate played cruelly with one ranch who foresaw the danger and thot 10 was out of Its reach He loaded hfs children Into a small automobile ind then stopped for a moment to varn a neighbor When he turned back to his car It had been swept away human cargo and all Ed Ixcke a guard of the Southern California Edison company construc tion camp at Blue Bend saved the ivea of at least 47 himsulf died with his boots on and gun belted o his waist His surviving fellows told of the dead hero running up and down the row of tents without a thot of his He was founi whore fell after warning his fellow men of the oncoming peril Lxecutive Declared to Be Satisfied With Pro posal As Passed The dam I aerial view ot like a picture the wrecked of a broken toy Both right and left wings of the structure were broken and swept away the central section remaining Nothing remained in the wreckage that remotely resembled a building Railroad tracks were twiattd like spaghetti C E Phillips Los Angeles water and power official who superintended the building of the big dam expressed the belief that only some external force such as an earthquake or a dnamlte blast could have caused the break It was pointed out that a slight earthquake was registered in the neighborhood last Saturday night f rederiu J UusUiu Director xiio my Giulieuuzvlle imonnuliun VI asiungiun C I enclose herewith 6 cents in stomps or coin for a copy of WHOS WHO IN THK MOVIES Name Street J Our Weather Man SEATTLE WOMAN MAYORDEFEATED Mere Man Takes Overwhelm ing Victory From Mrs Bertha Landes SEATTLE March Bertha K Landes first woman mayor of a metropolitan city in the United States was overwhelmingly de feated for reelection as Seattles chief executive yesterday by Frank Ed wards a dark horse candidate The mayorelect who takes office in June won after an Intense cam paign which brot nearly per sons to the polls setting a new record in Seattles municipal elections A ma jority of votes for Edwards a retired theater operator surpassed ex pectations of his own managers Edwards when his election was con ceded announced that he would leave soon on a tour of the east with the double purpose of studying municipal administration In other cities and bringing new industries to Seattle The mayorelects campaign amunl tion included the shot that the mayoralty could be satisfactorily tilled only by a Newspapers supported Mrs Landes and urged the women to rally to her aid Edwards conducted an Intensive campaign but refused to meet the woman mayor on the same platform You know Its useless to argue with a he explained inspiration of my days to To the head of the orthodox Hin dus who conducted the conversion ceremony she expressed her gratitude for having made It possible for me to realize my most cherished ISpoch Making The priest Shankarcharva de scribed the conversion ns an epoch making steps In ths annals of Hin duism and said it would have been a moral and spiritual disaster to deny the solace of true religion to a seeker atter While returning from the conver sion ceremony Miss Miller was met by a committee from the depressed classes They said that 70 million peo ple suffering from untold iniquities and sorrows looked to her to usher In a new era of equality for the Hindu POLICE GUARD FOREIGN GROUP The improvised morgues where the dead were gathered at central around their doors dry eyed saddened clusters of women Rows of them sat before the bodies of those who had been torn from tl mothers with groups ot chil dren huddled close looking in vain for fathers or brothers who were buried In the debris Less tlian 50 persons were treated for Injuries at the Newhall Red Crons hospital none of these was seriously injured Theres little that doclnrs and nurses c i do Its a Job fnr the said They es they NewhaUs appeal for aid Is not Act ing unheeded Trucks were arriving hour with fond and clothing or f nt I every description The little hall thnt OlobeGnzette weather figures for 24 wngyhe unsed b the CrORS all hour period ending at o clock a m Wednesday Highest Tuesday p m above Lowest Tuesday night 24 afonve At a m Wednesday 25 above Altho there was a threat ot snow or rain most of the day Tuesday It failed to materialize The sun was back the job Wednesday forenoon a wel come visitor by the way after ti couple of days of cloudy weather The wind was still from the north and Hko DWIGHT LEWIS RESIGNS JOB fowan Becomes Vice Presi dent of Public Service Corporation DBS MOINES March Dwlght N Lewis state commerce counsel resigned today effective Aprl 1 to become vice president fn charg ot public relations for the United Ho Service company of Chicago HI successor ns commerce counsel not ho named for a few days most north winds It was chilly temporary hendouarters was crowded to capacity and no one who applied for food or clothing went away handed A piece of concrete from the dam was crumrled In the hand of Anpelcs county Supervisor Fred Bent ly He commented Yes It came from the dan rut judgment must not be passed until a TCRN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN Z Funeral of Grafton Woman to Be Thursday GRAFTON Mnrch funern services for Mrs Harold Klmmel win died at her homo hero Monday nfter noon are to be held Thursday after noon Burial fs to take placo in local cemetery Mrs Kimmel was born on a farm nenr here 27 year ago and had lived almost nil of he life in this community She was mar ried two years Ago She Is survive by her husband a son one sister tw brothers and her parents iungarian Outbreak Feared When Delegation Calls on N Y Mayor NEW YORK March AP our hundred patrolmen posted al shoulder to shoulder were on guard about City Hall park today as an offflcial delegation ofthe Hun gaxlan government was received by Vlayor Walker The precautions were ordered af er two minor clashes occurred wcen police and a large gathering of New York Hungarians opposed to the administration of Admiral Nicholas ilorthy regent of Hungary when he visiting delegation ot 480 landcil rom the Olympic last night for thj unveiling tomorrow a monument to Louis Kossuth Hungarian patriot Patrolmen mounted officers detec fves and members of the bomb squad mingled with the crowds In City IJall park as the foreign visitors arrived rom uptown hotels There was no demonstration how over the only indication of a hostile attitude of the crowd being the circu latlon ot handbills accusing the Hnr thy regime of various outrages The handbills were aiffncrt by the Anil iTorthy league Is demanding the withdrawal ot the visitors and the release of Baron Ludwig Ifatvnny a liberal Hungarian editor now in pri son In his own country DES MOINES March special session of the fortysecond general as sembly called to enact the road hond hill which was signed by Gov ernor Hammill today ad journed at 2 oclock this of tenioon sine die Before the gavels fell in each house simultaneously according to the prevailinf custom Governor Hammil sent to the legislators a mes sage of appreciation of Iheir efforts and extending his good wishes DES MOINES Jtarch The extraordinary session ot the fortysecond Iowa general assembly today had accomplished that tor which it was called by Sovernor Hammill Buf ore th MWutlyef Tor rMb approval the legislators laid a bill which sub mits to the people at the next general election a proposition to authorize nn issue by the state of in bonds to complete the primary road system within six years The governor is expected to sign the act despite a communication ad dressed to him by more than 40 mem bers oC the legislature composing the minority suggesting that the bill he enacted Into law does not comply with tho recommendations of his legisla tivemessage Governor Hammill de clared that the bill meets in the main his requirements Little remained for tho legislature to do today and a number of senators already had departed for their homes n tho closing hours ot tho session the seriateadopted rcsolu ions urging the governor to appoint x commission ot five persons to make a study of the secondary road system a view of recommending a new program for county roads and me norializlng congress to pnas farm re let legislation at this session The house passed as a separate bill the PattersonSounders measure to condemn property for or to other wise acquire cement or other manu facturing facilities for use In making Will Rogers ST PETERSBURG March used to argue over who was ths greatest ball player Sisler or Hornsby Well I saw them play against each other here today nine innings nothing to nothing The Braves a great team and so has Washington Everybody in shirt sleeves straw hats and to think Its snow ing up north ROGERS Copyright DENIALS PILE UP ABOUT WHO GOT SINCLAIR FUNDS FEARS GROWING FOR SAFETY OF BRITISHJLYERS S Plane Last Seen Heading Out to Sea BULLETIN NEW YORK March 14 Thirtyfour hours after the mono plane Endeavour took off in England for America no word had come from it and anxiety was jjvowing At 2 oclock this after noon aviators believed there was stili hope but acknowledged that Hie situation was grave and that the long silenco might well be the result of mishap material poses for road construction pur Uphams Former Secretary Tells Committee He Knows BULLETIN WASHINGTON March Teapot Dome oil scan dale again was aired on the floor of the senate today when Senator Caraway democrat Arkansas de clared that Will H tormor oHhe al committee acted fence In disposing of the In TJber ty bonds given the committee by Hurry F Sinclair WASHINGTON March A V Leonard former secretary to the lalo Fred W Upham treasurer of the republican national committee told the senate Teapot Dome committee to day that ho knew nothing of any Lib erty bonds which Will H Hays sent to Upham I do not know anything about such Leonard said He simply did not discuss it with Leonard corroborated the testimony given recently by Irl G Hlpsley that Upham destroyed all ot tha republican parly financial records from 1918 to 1922 Inclusive except for the index cards which showed the names of the contributors to the party fund Explaining that Upham had kept tho party records for more than the 15 months required by law Leonard said there was no reason for the for mer treasurer to pay a month stor age charges on them Atter Senator Wulah democrat Montana adverted to tha In Sinclair Liberty bonds Hays sent to Upham Leonard said that if Uphain got any bonds he kept them In his prl ST JOHNS N March 14 AP Unconfirmed reports were received today thai sev eral residents of Brigus heard the drone of an air plane between 6 and 7 oclock this morning If the planes cruising speed of 105 miles an hour had been maintained Ihe En deavour would have arrived at Newfoundland between 4 and 6 this morning and New York if it had Lindbergh at Capital on Unannounced Mission WASHINGTON March Col Charles A Lindbergh arrived in Washington at a m today having flown from ConleHVille Pn where he was forced down yeslenlay IliM arrival also was announced hy tho war but nothing va knnwn there of tho purpose of th visit POPULATION OF U S INCREASED Iowa Included Among States Showing More Residents As of July WASHINGTON March V provisional estimate by tho cenus ureau today placed the population of he United States as of July 1 1028 it an increase ot 14 per ent over the actual count on January 1 1928 The next federal census will not be taken before 1030 The new total was arrived at by estimating the Increase since 1920 on the basis of the best available returns on births deaths immigration emigration The bureau also apportioned the In crease on this basis for the 48 slates and the District of Columbia Florida where the population was estimated to havo increased about 48 per cent between J920 nnd 3029 showed the greatest gain nltho a 3 per cent increase was indicated for California and nearly 30 per cen gain for Michigan compilation includes the fo Census Population Rstimale Tan 1 1920 July 1 192 vate safety deposit box In a Chicago bnnJc Apparently there was considerable iecrccy about tho Walsh ob erved I dont know anything about iconard said DOGS TO RUSH FOODTO TOWN Michigan Village Faces Suf fering From Hunger and Cold California Florida Illinois Iowa Minnesota Missouri Nchraska Xew York South Wisconsin conditions held the speed down to 80 miles which is about as low as it could operate efficiently the flyers would nol have sighted Newfoundland until 9 a m Fofj Reported Along Cxiast Fog was reported between New Cound land and New York and it was believed possible that the flight miglit be made without any one below sight ing the plane But despite all the reasons for not worrying put forward by experts the public showed increasing concern and tho newspaper offices received constant telephone calls lo learn if anything had been of the Endeavour Since tho Endeavour look off at a eastern standard time yesterday no positive word of her has been received In Ireland a plane was seen flying westward but it was not definitely identi fied as Hinchliffes Off the Irish coast a steamer saw a plane but it was not identi fied LONDON March Two flyers In an American built monoplane were presumably rapidly winging their way toward Newfoundland across tha Atlantic from Cranwell today and all evidence Indicated that one o them was a dauntless 35 year old woman Three papers today stated without reservation that tho companion ot Capt Walter G R Hlnchlltfe In TURN TO PAGE Z COLUMN 3 SAULTB STE MARIE larch of a dog sled n what may prove to be a race with clcath to the fsnnw hound and famine threatened village of Detour was planned today following the receipt of word hy telephone that two per sons In tho Isolated area were crltli cally ill The sled to be drawn hy seven nnsky and guided Iy Dr F IJeiclmin veteran dog owiior and pioneer prospector wia to carry TOO rounds of food tobacco and medicine a 60mile race to the stricken town now seriously faced with Buf fering from hunger and cold Potatoes wore today to the list of foods which havo become ex hausted In Detour the telephone tho only mcang by which the stricken communicate with tho outside worM the Tiov Arthur E Ileyes rector of St Stephens Kpiscopal church In De tour said The world may K the idea that this food shortage is a Joke and relief may ft delayed HH n resuit of that Hut Im saying 1C is a serlouH AUNT HET By Robert Ouillen I wasnt e x p e c t i n Cousin Ben to spend the night but I didnt much care 1 intended to change the sheets tomorrow nny   

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