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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 21, 1928, Mason City, Iowa                                IOWA WEATHER Showers probable tonight and Sun day not much change in ture AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the Home VOL XXXV CENTS PER COPX ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY APRIL UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 168 SINCLAIR ACQUITTED OF CONSPIRACY CHARGE jlowa Democrats Instructed to Support Al Smith N Y GOVERNOR CLEAN SWEEP CONVENTION jjteck Heads Delegates atLarge Strength of Meredith Fails MOINES April P Alfred E Smith New York will pt Iowas 25 votes for nomination ns presidential candidate at the demo national convention in June VThe injunction to thp 40 delegates irrying tho 2C votes to vote as a flit for Governor Smith as Ions as lore is reasonable opportunity of se iirlng his came by lamation after Smith forces over helmed scattered support in behalf E T Meredith Iowa dryprogres in organizing the convention v Altho considerable strength had been recast for Merediths candidacy it ailed to materialize in district cau iscs nine naming outright Smith legates one splitting its two votes W another voting for Meredith or tyone else but Under the lit rule however the entire vote o BO to tho New York executive Jf Bight DclcgatesatLarge delegations were doubled and itch delegate given a halt vote jEight delegatesatiargo eacli with Jehalf vole were named in place oi Jo usual four They were Senator ftniel F Steck Otturnwa TV W Jarsh Waterloo former national JF Healy fmith for president clufcr Davenport Mrs 3oheen James M Parsons DCS V Louden Fanfield and Wge D E McGuire Dubuque Senator Steck and Mr Marsh were lined cochairmen ot the delegation nt tho remainder of its organization tirk including naming of national and committeewoman jis left until the national gathering k Miles Named Secretary rank Miles DCS Moines who dis ed J Casey a Meredith sup rter on the seventh district dele list was named secretary of the oUo delegation to the Houston con Isptipn j Bay Murphy of Ida Grove made delegation sergeant at and Jack Dalton Manson CONVENTION CHOICE BREMEN TO BE FLOWN SUNDAY TO MURRAY BAY Germans to Refuel Plane Monday Then Hop Off for New York T Meredith Iowa favorite candidate who met defeat in the invention commenting on tho ac of the convention in naming itlh delegates to tho national party lmbly yesterday in Baltimore ex lng regret and disappointment It the state convention did not et dry delegates said he believed the convention pressed the dcsiro of tho minority TO PAGE 7 COLUMN 1 Mans Relative Dies April and Mrs 1 II Murray went to Fenton Thurs Jy evening being called there by he jath of the formers uncle who away after two days illness I The GlobeGazette yOffers Its Readers i Guide to Reading Books ore the greatest builders if happiness They stand for education and cul ure In our lives They aro a re rource that we can not afford to iverlook The trouble is to find the right ooks to read and study This has now been made easy by 10 American Library association has prepared an authoritative st One Thousand Useful Books jho titles selected for this com ilatlon have been chosen from the tandpojnt of the layman and the Indent who may wish suggestions r study along certain lines py this valuable and in e booklet is waiting Vti Fill in your name and ad and enclose 4 cents in coin stamps for return postage and fr studj llof A cop djlng f costjrcileric J Director scnVlte Mason City GlobeGazette nurenu k asiiinRton C I enclose herewith 4 cents in iin or stumps fo ni copy of lie i TTnlfi or stamps for a cnpy of tlie BOOKS nine 1 onsti rect H fmlnd I At SMITH Jowa democrats in slate cnn venUoii in Mnincs Friday in structed fltcir 40 delegates to tho national convention in Houston to support tho candidacy of Gover nor Smith above for tlio demo cratic presidential Injuries Fatal to SMILE OF VICTORY CAPTAIN WILKINS ENDS TRIP OVER POLAR REG IONS Spitzbergen After Many Days Silence LONDON April a silence of many days word was ie cclvecl in London this afternoon that Capt George Wilkins arctic flyir and explorer landed near tho Svll jard Spitzbergen radio station nt 11 oclock this morning completing a light acrosse tho polar regions from Point Barrow Alaska The news was contained in an ex change telegraph dispatch from Co penhagen stating that tho newspaper PoIItiken had received the from Svalbard A previous dispatch to thfs newspaper also from the Svalbard radio station said that Captain Wil klns flew from Point Barrow landed near Doedmansoeirn an unin liablted island where bad weather stopped him for five days This is land is about 25 miles from Captain Wilkins wis looking for the socalled blind spot and planned to follow a course between tile North Pole ond tho North American con tinent Captain Uilkins was accompanied by Carl 13 Kielson an Alaskan HUMJiTIN TAKE STK AGNES April the Canadian ot Kloyd Uennelt wild is confined to his bed bus caused IndeJinilc postponement or Ilic fliiiht of Ihn Ford piano lo lie relief of ho Jiremeii which hail been scheduled for today MUHEAY BAY April monoplane Bremen and her oceanhurdling crew will be here tomorrow if nothing interferes with their schedule This village will be host to the fly ers only for the time it takes them to refuel their ship for the flight lo Isew York which it is ex pected mil be started Monday The plans were made by Maj James litzmauricc on the Bremens transAtlantic flight Kriiulcln Herta Junkers daughter of the Bremens builder and Uernt and Floyd Bennett who arrived yesterday from Detroit in tho Ford trimotorcd relict plane to carry spare parts to the Urcmen at Greenly Island Will Carry Benzol The relief ship was lirot across the bordlr ceause no other plane avail able was believed big enough to bo wiU inqisea Bremen into flying con dition It was arranged that the Ford plane ulso carry to the marooned ship 60 gallons of benzol enough to bring her the 700 miles from tho island to tlie landing field hero The repair parts destined for the Bremen Included a propeller taken from the Bremens sister ship to re place the one damaged in tho landing on Greenly Island and an under carriage needed bccaufo tlie Bremen smashed an axle There was also a set ot landing skis for use iC Captain Kochl docs not feel that he can trust the Bremen on Greenly Islujids ico with only the usual wheels of tho land plane 7f tho skis are attached they will be changedfor wheels again when the Bremen comes here to refuel To Act Escort Plane Bennett and Balchen said they would fly to New York as an escort for the Bremen if she can mako the trip The two a veteran of Commander Byrds North Pole flight and the other a member of Byrds transAtlantic In vited three on the trip to New York avo Louis Couture who sent a plane of the Canadian Transconti nental Airways to Greenly Island JJuko Schiller the first pilot to reach the island after the Bremen landed and Miss Junkers Woman Says She Couldnt See Highway Robert Byrnes Succumbs in Hospital After Crash With Auto OSAG13 Aiuil Byrnes 3S I 3S died early this morning as a re j suit of Injuries received last night I when his car crashed headon with an automobile driven by Mrs Bessie Pat on oC Riccville about 2V4 miles east of hero Tho accident occurred about 0 oclock as Mrs Putton was her home from Osnge She stated loday that the lights of Byrnes Ford truck blinded her causing her to swerve from the right side of the road Jtoy Fish of Osage arriving nt the scene shortly atter tho accident im mediately notified tho sheriff and Byrnes was taken to tho hospital ilere where examination revealed a serious skull fractxire lie died about oclock this morning Byrnes is survived by his mother Mrs Catherine Byrnes Funeral serv ices arrangements for which have not lecn completed will be held at the Catholic church here SEVEN DIE IN Will Rogers FAITCMONT W April I am here in Clem Shavers home town Clem is head of the demo crats and tells me that tlie demo crats are going to be so peaceful and hungry for harmony at their convention that you wont hardly know they are democrats Well if I get there Pnrt they are as he sayS 1 certainly will ask for my money back They have worked for years to bring their conventions up to a show and now they want to crab it I havo been investigating the condition of the coal mines all day They are not nearly as bad as tho condition of tho secondhand auto mobile dealers Yours AVILt ROGERS Copyright 1928 MEN RIOTERS ASKED TO JAIL THEN ARRESTED March of Protest Ended by Ruse of Officer in Ohio DEFENSIVE WAR RIGHTRESERVED France Would Not Hold Powers if Enemy Attack ed Signers Country PARIS April 1 her draft of a treaty for tho ation ot war reserves the right for defense and in Bodies Discovered Four Hours After Kansas Home Had Been Destroyed El4 DORADO April members ot Uio William if Overst family were burned to death at their farm home 20 miles northwest oC Ul Dorado last night The blaze of unknown origin oc curred about S oclock but the bodies were not discovered until midnight jy neighbors who at first believed the family waa away from home Owen Overst 17 was the only mem ber of the family wrho escaped he ivas visiting in a nearby town Tho dead William F Ovcrst 45 Elsie Overst 41 his wife Five of Lheir children Dorothy 16 Ralph 11 Hugh 10 Edith S and Herbert 6 MINE PRESIDENT ANSWERS CRITICS Executive Board Orders In surgent Mine Union Men From Ranks WASHINGTON April The International executive board of the United Mine Workers after a aer ies of meetings behind closed doors here this week to discuss disaffection within the miners union today de nounced the KavctheUnioiiCominit tee and the PennsylvaniaOhio re lief committee as Communist or ganizations and ordered nil of members expelled from the miners or The two bodies were described a dual organizations to the Unite Mine Workers of America and as tie unions constitution prohibits a mem ber from affiliating with such group all local unions were instructs by the executive board to close the doors on those constituting the two or ganlzations Not enly these two hut the Inter national workers defense and the workers party group came in frr attack in the boards edict These four said a resolu tion adopted by the International of ficers coordinate nnd are working together for the consummation rf their purpose All four nre controlled by communist InfliM and some we believe arc financed hy Emmetsburg Glee Club Wins First in Contest EMMETSBURG April Immetsburg high school boys glee club won first place in the regional music contest held at Cherokee last night The club is under tho direc Lion cf H A Thompson music direc tor of the schools here who is serving lis second term and who has been res ponsible for tho establishment of the school musical organiza communist money and coal operators nonunion Our Weather Man tllnboGazctto weather figures for 14 hour period ending at oclock a ni Saturday Highest Friday 15 Degrees Lowest in Night ii2 Degrees At 1M A M 37 Degrees Kriciay afternoons maximum of 43 degrees been surpassed only twice in tlie past two weeks r according to the GlobeGazettes meteorological re cords Tho wind was from the south Friday but by Saturday morning it hart returned 10 tlio northeast and for a few moments early Saturclay fore noon there was a bit oC rain As noon npproacliPi the sun was making vali ant efforts clouds to break thru a bank of would he leased from their obligations to the offender if one of tho signatories should violate the pact which would be offered to all nations for signature RUDD AUDIENCE IS ENTHUSIASTIC Mason City Glee Club Is Hear J by Large Number of Music Lovers RUDU April Citys Chamber of Commerce glee club sing Ing a good will concert at the local M E church Friday night was given an enthusiastic reception Both ensemble and soloists were called upon vocifer ously for additional numbers than were on the program End these In every instance were granted gracious ly Jolly a stirring selection with plenty of action was the tlrst offering of Harry B Keelers singers This number provided a good start for Ujp singers and gave the listen ers a display of musicianship which they were not slow in responding to tfenagcrle Called On Two baritones and a tenor provided solo numbers of a wide variety Kn cores included jiumbers from what has come to be called the clubs men including The Jightntnsr The and The Dig Brown Dr R F Kunz was the tenor soloist and If R Tournier and K S Goodrich the baritones Of the heavier numbers on the pro gram of tho chorus Steersmun Ixeave That from Wagners opera The Flying and a triumph song represenl ing tho rejoicing of the Greeks after their decisive defeat of the Persian fleet at tlie naval battle of Salum were the favorites Drink to Me Only With Thfno and Mulligan proved a delightful change for tho hearers Reader Is Knjoycd One of the features of the program were the four readings of Miss Mabel Ktott The visitors were brot here by the Mens Brotherhood of tho church t Following tlie concert a luneh was served in tho basement Merton Crowl TLUN TO PAGE H COLUMN 8 of nations covenant The French draft of a multilater pact was presented to five poweri the United States Groat Britain Go many Italy and yesterday fo consideration in preference to the tIa oC Secretary Kellogg The object of tho treaty which wa macio public today was defined as lUmano effort to achieve a union civilizePeoples thru tho common r nunciation of war as an instrumci of national All the 01 T Ohio April march of protest lie Betmont county jail hero toda nded in the arrest of approximately 5 women marchers thru a ruse o rleut Col Don Caldwcll nationa guard observer When the vanguard of the march all women arrived in trucks hey found tho jail surrounded by a Icket line of guards while lines of guardsmen stood on cither side of tho ntrancc armed with rides They at seeing the armed display but Lieutenant Colonel Caldwcll in them to enter the Jail ostensibly o visit tlie five who were arrested ti short time beforeas ring leaders in he save the union marchers oE the ast few days When they were inside the doors were locked The march which was being made f motor truck was understood b Sheriff C C Hardosty to be a pro test against the arrest of five leaders of the groups who have been save the union marches atMutton Sheriff C C Hardesty announce the women would be held until Mon day when they are to be arraigned 01 chargcspC rioting The main body of the about 200 strong and composed o both and men turned hack a short Gistanco outside i5t Clnirsvill when they were met by deputy slier who told them armed guardsmen wero on guard at the jail Tlie marchers started from the Mut ton 7follow mine of the Shady Hid1 re I coal camp about eight miles nvvay ILLINOIS MAN HEADSWALTONS Dr Henry B Ward Given Unanimous Vote at Omaha Convention OMAHA April Dr Henry Baldwin Ward professor of y of Illinois was elected president of the Jzaak Walton league of America by a mous vote today lour new vice presidents nre like wise unanimously elected There are Theodore Robinson of Chi cago IJr G C Rcdfield of Sioux Falls S Charles Blcderwolf of Indian apolis Thomas A ISlally of Spokane and Dr John R Stanfield oC Fort Worth Fred A Preston of Chicago was chosen treasurer Herbert Hoover socrctiiry of commerce was reelected honorary president Fred N Pcet of Chicago was re elected secretary Dr Ward succeeds Jacob f Dickin son of Chicago retiring prpsident who said lie would not consider re election The new president la widely known for his editorial ontrlhutions to sci entific publicalions and for his sci entific investigations He was born at Troy X March 4 IftK Ho has educational degrees at Williams Harvard nnd foreign study has taken him institutions of learning in Oottingen Germany Freiburg linden and Leipzig Glenn Brunson Named Deputy Commissioner for Iowa Enforcement CHICAGO April 21 K Vellowlcy district prohibition admin istrator has nnnounccd the appoint ment of Glenn A Brunson ns deputy commissioner for the state of Iowa Brunson was a former administrat LIQUOR DEALER YEARS Whittemore Man for Third Offense Sentenced by Emmetsburg Judge EMMKTSUURG April Thomas Co pleaded guilty to the charge of sale of intoxicating liquor h district court licrr this morning be fore Judge C Davidson and was sentenced to serve three years in the state penitentiary at Ft Madison This was Thomas third offense Tho prisoner was taken to the Kos suth county jail at Algona from where ho will he taken immediately to the penitentiary Thomas Js a resident of Wdltte more altho ho formerly operated a cnfo in Emmelsburg lie is tlie father a grown family or of the fifteenth district composed HARRY SINCLAIR A jury in District of Columbia supreme court early aflcrnoon rctunieil a verdict of not Ruiliy in Hie cose ot Harry F Sinclair wealthy oil man charged with conspiracy fo dcfraiid government in connection with tho Icnsinj t Tqnpol Home JURY OUT BUT SHORT TIME TO FREE OIL MAN Impossible to Convict Chair man Nye Says WASHINGTON April acquittal of Harry F Sin clair today on cliniKes of eonspir iHy in the Tennot Dome lease was described by Chairman Nyn o the senate liiveslicalluK committee at added evidence that it is npimr cntly impossible In convict in this WASHINGTON April Hurry F Sinclair today was no quitted of the charge that ho con spired to defraud he government in the leasing ot Teapot Dome A jury in tlie District ot Columbia supreme court accepted his contention that when lie paid Albert H Fall in Liberty botuls anil In cash it was for a 1nrt in the ranch owned by the former secTOtary ot the Interior nnd was not a part of a tinit which tho Wyoming naval oil re scrvo was turned over to him The jury took the case from Justice Bailey nt oclock tills morning ml returned its verdict at p loinpr out exactly ono hour and y minutes QUAKESWRECK HOMES OF BULGARIANS More Than 150 Meet Death in Famed Valley of Roses SOFIA tUilgnrta April Mora than homeless fam ilies in southeastern Bulgaria today en dtireI misery fold and deprivation Si terror ns intermittent enrthriuakp continued to rock tlie already devasta ed region The government and volunteer agen cies dovotcd overs effort lo tending tho more than S50 persons Injured n tho region around Phllippopolis Tha utmost was being done to supply refu ees with food The death toll was Sinclair Snro of Ariiultnl Immediately after the vormct Sinclaid authorized this statement I havo felt since tlie inception of thn oil cases that I would be acquit ted ot any charge of conspiracy defraud tho government when the evidence Tvent before a in the their congratulations Upon him Mrs Sinclair was so deeply moved that she became hysterical When the jury had entered thft court room and seated vitsctf tlip usual routine was performed by lip court before the justice addressed II Gentlemen of tho jury havo you readied a1 verdict1 lie asked finally We replied the foreman What Is your verdict Mr asked tho clerk of HIR cmiri Mrs Sinclair Wccpfl Xot catllo the reply as ti courtroom strained forward Oil exclaimed Mrs Sinclair as siie hngan to cry fVfends led her into the rovrirUir nud UH soon as Sinclrur cnuld forifi bis wtiy thru tlio crowd ho walked out put his arm around her variously estimated at bclivceft JOCkheii slipping lior arm thru hK ind300 persons walked out of the corridor door Bulgaria faced a tremendous probBefore tlio jury filed into the room 1cm in relief and reconstruction Justice Bailey warned tho Bpcclators Tho Valley of Roses near Phillppoj that any sort of a demonstration IK loils was turned into a sandy waste1 when waters burst thru the ground or poured down the hills Tho buds of tho roses which nro ono of the chief crops of the rogion and furnisli 00 per cent of tlie European supply of attar ot roses were almost ready to open when the nuake brot disaster Thousands of rose Inches were oblit erated in the valley which is onu of tlie beauty spots of Kurope The devastation at Phllippopolis thii industrial capital of Bulgaria alone iresentocl a task of reconstruction which seemed almost hopeless at pres ent More than a score of villages scattered thru the fertile countrysldo around Pliilippopolls in what is Bul garias choicest granary were in a fearful predicament Upper Iowa Students Aroused Over Probe of School Uprising PAVI2TTK April the all important meeting of tho Upper Jowa university few days board awav of trustees only a the interest In the CornellUpper Iowa merger and relative matters is becoming on tho campus The students are especially aroused over a clause in the special call for tho meeting which was Issued by five members or the board An investiga tion Into what was termed the stu dent uprising President Van is given as one of the main reasons for the calling of the meeting Tho secnlled uprising refers to the action taken ty Iho students sev eral weeks ago at which time they passed n resolution asking for the resignation of Dr Van Horn on the grounds thnt he given then the impression In an Interview that he was dividing forces working tlio school and those striving to save his loyalty between for tho elimination of of Nebraska and Iowa Tlie appointment followed the hero of Dr M Doran federal Hanlnntnwn Mnti III j April O visit Melhus who has been ill with pneu prohibition commissioner who went lo Milwaukee yesterday wlm Mr Yollowfoy to inspect conditions there later going to St Puul monia and an on one Inns IR improving at a City hospital He slay here with relatives until he is restored to health upon his re leaso from the hospital TURN TO 7 COLUMN 2 Washington County Boy Wins State Spelling Contest at Des Moines IJEH April Dickinson Washington county won the stnte grammar sclmol spelling con test and a free trip to the national contest of Washington next month by spelling the word last night Sam Brown of Ottumwa finished second among the 105 finalists Tlie other prizo winners ranked In the following order Ursula Ocdye Hardin county Joseph Bitllcy of Fre mont county Eugene Colllson Carro Claude Taylor Wlnneahiek Florence Henderson Linn Klvern BonKall Di cnllir llallnnd Hohbcrger Fllllie Maloney Adums Edward Lundy Wright LotiiH Pocahontns Josephine Thompson Gllthrie Dor othy Wright Daniel Kin hrce Taylor and Irene Olson Hamil ton WEATHER NEXT WEEK MAYOR OF ST ANSGARJS DEAD Herman Rosel Succumbs in Hampton Hospital Fu neral to Be Monday ST ANSGAR April Herman Rose 59 years old a rest dent ot this vicinity almost all at his life died at the hospital nt Hampton Friday according to word received here The body was brot to ths homa hern and the funeral will he held at Immamiel Lutheran church Monday afternoon nt oclock Mayor Itosol who xvas reelccterl fl few ago had served the city HGVoral terms as niayor JIo is sur vived by his wlfo and son Oscar For the upper Mississippi nnd low er Missouri nnd northern j nnrt central great plains Periods of I brief in northern por tions but probubly more protracted m southern portions variable trmpoia ture mostly above normal first part of week and near normal end ot week AUNT HET By Robert Qirillcn There aint no preacher enough to uplift a womans soul if shes the only one in church aint got on a new   

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