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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 10, 1928, Mason City, Iowa JTVT5 IOWA WEATHER Mostiyialr tonight and Friday ex cept unsettled In extreme south por tion Cooler tonight Continued cool In extreme east portion AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV ETVE CENT3 PEH COPX ASSOCIATED PRESS IJ3ASBD W1RH REPORT MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited for Uie UNITED PRES3 AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE JSJQ 75TH ANNIVERSARY PROGRAM IS COMPLETE CHINESE TROOPS LOSS IS SEVERE INNEWBATTLE Japan Seeking to Disarm Nationalist Army in Shantung TOKYO May j troops today continued to battlo i against the Chinese nationalists around Tsinan in an attempt to dis arm them and it was stated unoffi cially in government circles that Ja pan would neither ask nor accept mediation In the Shantung affair i Tour Japanese were killed and 20 wounded when the Twentyeighth f brigade under General Sotoyamn Joined battle with a powerful force of Chinese under Gen Chen Tiao Tuan The Chinese casualties were severe One Force Disunited Prior to this engagement General 6ctoyamas forces had succeeded In a force of southerners at about 15 miles east of Tsinan he Japanese forces also occupied any around Tsinan The unofficial government view re arding mediation was that Japan did ot consider the present situation war and that therefore the matter could be settled diplomatically between China and Japan It was not believed that America would assume the role of mediator and Intimations that the United States ould were regarded as propaganda from Tsinan A war office report placed the blnme for the fresh outbreak of fighting on the national lets Attack Japanese It stated Japanese noting absence qfr yd faithpri the part of nation iked tho Japanese swept the main force from the war office also statedthat the Vatlonallsts had destroyed theJapa nese cemetery digging up the and Rockefeller Asks Stewart to Resign Liberty Bond Deal Brings Request to Standard Oil Chairman to Quit Company Official Issued Guarded Statement but Makes No Mention of Possibility of Resigning Grand Jury Gets Testimony BULLETIN WASHINGTON May indictment of Robert AY htewarf chairman of the hoard of the Stnndiird Oil company of Indiana District Attorney Rover today submitted to the federal grand jury the transcript of the oil mans testimony before the senate Teapot Dome com mittee on Feb 2 anil 3 and on April 21 HICAGO May Col Rupert W Stewart chairman of tha board of Indiana today Issued the AMERICANS ARE SAFE TKINGTAO China May Having run a gauntlet ot Chinese fire Americana fleeing from em battled Tsinan were safe at Tsingtno today All Americans In the war zone wero believed to be safe as the Tapa i nese trooro continued their battle to disarm the Chinese nationalists and drive tliem from the zone outlined in the Japanese ultimatum United States Consul Price at Tslnan was under fire yesterday the refugees raid as he was taking thorn 4j tha International train This train flying the American British and Ja panese flags was fired upon by the nationalists as It came from Tsinan the Chinese attempting to pick oft the Japanesn guards The first bombarded Tsinan on Tuesday afternoon using threeinch guns mortars and ma chine guns to drive out national ists who refused to withdraw Japanese officials today were retic ent regarding the situation They bltimed faulty communications for heir meager Information There were nowe ties on both sides as bombardment ver of further casual a result of the Hampton Resident Held on Bootlegging Charge HAMPTON May Kar wltta who runa a cafa here was ar rented on of bootlegging A search of the premises revealed one httif gallon and onehalf pint of liquor He wastaken before Justice of Jeace D W Parks and bound over to the grand jury Bond was placed Ht which he furnished Oar Weather Man directors of the Standard Oil company following statement Replying to the statement of John D Rockefeller appearing In newspapers under date of May 9 192S any communication from any stock holder of the company Is entitled to and shall receive from me the most careful conskleralion The proceedings now pending at Washington make It unwise for me to make any statement to the puMic at the time much as I might desire Colonel Stewart Issued his statement after persistent Inquiries since his arrival from New York City this morning as to whether he intended to re sign as requested by Mr illockefeller He dodged newspapermen by leaving his train at Englewood instead of going to the downtown station He also refused to see them at his offices SMITH BACKERS ADMIT SPENDING SUM OF if uo vernpr 1 estlhes IN one of His Own Funds Was Used NEW TOHK May the U S senate campaign inquisi tors for halfan hour today Gov Al fred E Smith testified that he knew nothing about the financing of his campaign for the democratic presiden tial nomination However his campaign manager George R Van Nameo told the sena tors that had been rcceved by tho Xew organization for the gover nor and had been expanded William F Kenny a X5w York pav ing and gas main contractor put up of the total receipts Van Namee said in outright gifts and in loans yet to he paid The heaviest expenditure was made In QiUrornta where Governor Smith recently ran far ahead of Sen ators Reed ot Missouri and Walsh of Montana in the democratic presiden of SOLONS PLEASED WASHINGTON May The demand of John D Rockefeller for the resignation of Robert Stewart as chairman of the board of tho Standard Oil company of Indiana is regarded by leaders ot the oil investigation as a move deserving of high pratse x aemocrat tial preference primary A total was sent Into that slate California Raised Some Van Namee said that he understood that the local Smith organization Inj that state raised between and and Senator Nye republican North chairman of the Teapot Dome committee have expressed gratification over Mr Rock efellers action which was taken April 27 and announced yesterday in Xcw York Prior to tho resignation request Stewart had twice refused to answer questions put to him In the inquiry in to the operations of the Continental Trading company but on his third ap pearance revealed that ho had re ceived In Liberty bonds or a fourth share In the companys profits accruing from an oil defll in this coun try and had held them In trust un til after the acquittal of Harry F Sin clair when they were delivered to the Indiana Standard Action Grallfyliig Wnlsli Coupled with the ringing speech of Edwin P Parker before the Cham ber of Commerce of the United States Mr action in the opin ion of Senator Walsh Is gratifying evidence that the business world la waking up to the enormity ot the of Please Regard thi as a I JT Personal Invitation FROM l 1OUR NAME TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY TO ATTEND Mason Citys Seven tyFifth Anniversary Celebration JUNE 17 18 19 and 2O Your old neighbors and friends are going to try to observe in a fitting way the joy they feel on attaining what in human life would be a ripe old age They are going to show the world that while mature in years Mason City hasnt even reached the noontide of its po tential growth and development Many of the facts you will wish to know about this gala occasion will be found in this GlobeGazette Acquaint yourself with them and make yoiudecision today to come back to the friends and scenes you love best Xouve put it off too long Heres your opportunity Warm Welcome Awaits You DIRECTIONS FOR USE OF THIS BLANK ONjPIRST PAGE QF SECOND ri fvV Will Rogers BEVERLY May senate Is still examining the expen ditures of presidential candidates The humor of the Ihing Is that you can bo elected president ot this country on onetenth what It coats to he elected senator Old Trlnce Carol Is still on the front page so I can see a lecture tour for him In America next fall Tax relief farm relief flood re lief dam ot these have hcen settled but they are fretting them in shape for consideration at the next session of congress In tho hope that those needing relief will havo conveniently died in the meantime Yours ROGERS Copyright 1928 FOUR DAY GALA EVENT WILL BE CITYSJGGEST Plans Include Mardi Gras Dances Reunions and Two Parades no money had heen spent in the south ern or border states Seven thousand dollars was sent Into the far west for use in Utah Wyoming Nevada Xaw Mexico Washington Oregon Mon tana and Idaho In addition was sent to Jos eph F Guftey Pittsburgh democratic national committeeman for Pennsyl vania for use in the primary In that state The Smith organization In Minnesota got that in North TURN TO PAGE 14 COtUMN 5 NOBILE AWAITS FAIRWEATHER JURADO LEADING IN BRITISH OPEN Three U S Golfers Tied in Second Place on Sand wich Course SAXDWICH May Jose Jurado who led the qualifying field in the British Open golf cham pionship led again at the halfway point hy scoring TL today for a 36 hole total of 14S Irr a tio for second place three strokes back were Gene Sarazen and Walter Hagcn and Bill Mehlhorn another American pro was tied with Archie Compslon low British entry for fourth place with scores of The field wns reduced to approx imately 50 players for tiie final 36 holes tomorrow all contestants 15 or more strokes behind tho leader being dropped Three from the United States Tommy Armour and Hob Stupple pros and Johnny McHugh amateur were casualties Armour tals inp 1G1 Mcilugh 165 and Stupple 167 Two rounds will he played tomor row to deckle the title Jurado will be thefirst foreign contender to start He will go out with the veteran James Baird at for the first 18 and will start his second around nt BID Mehlhorn and Syd Wingate will follow half an hour later After another 30 minutes Walter CLEVELAND Ohio May will tee off paired with Pierre threa Bremen flyers Baron I Illrigoyen Jim Barnes and Rtifus von Hucnefeld MaJ James E FiUsteward leave the first teo at Gene Saraxen and A R Bradder fenses revealed by the It Is reassuring to he said that tho public is not indifferent to such transgressions as those dis closed The result of the criminal trials might have been different It Mr Van Xnmce testified that116 public conscience lecn earlier TOIX TO PAGR 8 4 Three Bremen Flyers Received at Cleveland Watson Garn Over Hoover Is Increasing Indiana Senators Total Up to Date Placed at INDIANA POLIIS May Returns today from Tuesdays pri mary showed Senator Jameo E Wa son a favorite son increasing his pad over Herbert Hoover for tlio re publican preferential vote oC Indi ana Returns from out of Precincts give Watson Hoov The SO democratic delegates will gc to Houston pledged to IJvans Woolen maurlce and Capt Herman Koehl ar rived at Brook Pnrk airport from Philadelphia shortly after noon today for a rousing welcome from a great throng of Clevelanders will be the last to A get R out Their starting time for the firjit round Is m with the second start scheduled for votes in pre who had cJncts United States Senator Arthur R Robinson wan leading Ills two oppon ents by votes on the basis ot returns from precincts which Robinson Solon J Car ter Arthur L Gllllom The democratic senatorial race also seemed settled with Albert Stump holding a majority in the 222 precincts reported The voto was Stump Walter Myers L William Curry Unlike tho senatorial contests the races for the nominations for gover nor In both parties appeared blocked with no candidate having the major ity required for nomination Final selections of nominees will be made in the state convention Landls Rnyport publisher was third with votes SECOND VICTIM OF SHOTS DIES Des Moines Pistol Scrape Leaves Third Person Near Death DKS MOIXEB May persons were dead today and a third victim of a triple shooting here yester day was In a serious condition at a hospital Matthew de Bonto 12 died nt a hospital last night several hours after fatally woundinghis wife i5 and ser iously wounding his sisterinlaw Mrs John RUSKO 21 The latter Is In a Morions condition from bullet wounds in the head and thigh The shooting was attributed hy their family to Mrs Do Sontoa refusal to accompany her husband to Chicago when he went there to work several months ago response by ths chairmen o the 14 committees planning ibservance ot the seventyfifth anni of tlio coming of the nan to Mnsori City June 17 18 18 mil 20 have enabled F G Duffleld halrman of the general committee to ssue the formal program for iromisps In be lie bluest celebration locnl history For four days Mason City will bt garbed In gain attire commemorating seventyfifth year since he SCIENTIST ATTACK VICTIM AT WASHINGTON Agricultural Expert Is Left Wounded Along Park Road WASHINGTON May Washington Maryland police were coopeiating In a widespread search today for a youth believed to lave been responsible for an attack ast night on Leonard W Ivephart de partment at agriculture scientist and an attempt to abduct E Perelyal Bon bank off tclnl feophaV uncoHGetoli a anf stripped of most his clothing ntte the attack turned up later for treat ment In Soldiers Home hospital am this morning wns Utken to hia honi In nearby Takonin Park Md Wilson frustrated his captors ef forts xvlmtever they may have been hy attacking him and gaining posses sion of his pistol after the man line driven him a mile away from the rear of Ills home In nearby Onvy Chase Md Wilson is sccrctnry of the Na ionnl Savings and Trust company of his city Uotli Jjjfd o Otic Mnn Police believe the same man wns re ponsihle for both the nllaclc and the trange holdup of Wilson because Ken arls aulomohilc was used to spirit he hank official away Kephnrt was on his way to the dctlvo flnn organizations Cerro Gordo onklnson built a log cabin on janks oC Lime creek Band concerts arailcn sports of the past and pien nt reunions and dances will be In hided In the entertainment Exhibitions of pioneer rcllcn union enices of the churches and addresaai vlll form the constructive part of rogram The four day observance vlll begin Sunday morning with upe lal actvices hi the various churches Mnrili firiis Is Climax It will be brot to a climax with thi lardi cuas and pavement dance Wed lesckiy night at which costumes horns nd confetti will lend tho atmosphere or a duplication of New Orlcnns fa nous annual spectacle rinris for the Gargantuan historical mrude to he presented Tuesday morn ng and Wednesday evening provlda or theIntroduction ot livery meiV urn ot transportation from tho ox carl to the according to A Debater Homecomers will tha mmiuer of years they nave lived in the community W li Pattbn chairman of tho home coining committee has announced that registration headquarters for the visit ors will be held at the former J C Penny store in the City ConimeiclaJ bank building Here the homecomers will leave their nlgnatmes which will o included in the book ot Mason City history clippings to be placed In the nubile library A sottogether rccep ion will nlso be hold In the Armory Monday afternoon for nil homecomers ind for nil who have lived In Mason City or in the vicinity for 30 yeara or more Farm Picnic Ono of tho issest assemblies to be held dining the celebration will bo the annual picnic oC the united coopera iarlment of agriculture to do some vork on a scientific paper last night it tolrt police that while driving thru Nelson Decorah Starts His Congress Campaign With New Hampton Talk NEW HAMPTON May opening Run In the campaign of 1 A Xolson Decorah attorney for the re publican nomination for congress against Gilbert N Haugen North wood will be fired here tonight at tho courthouse when the Dcuorah man delivers his first address Plans for tho gathering havo been under way for several days and a large crowd is expected GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at oclock a m Thursday Highest Wednesday 88 Degrees Jyowest In 5f At A M 61 Degrees Trace or Unin May Is out to shatter records Wed nesdays maximum of 88 degrees is the highest recorded since last autumn The sky had a threatening aspect Wednesday night but the rain didnt materialize locally About 7 oclock Thursday morning however a few drops descended not enough to record in the rain gauge The wind was still in the south Italias Dash to Pole May Be Undertaken Friday KINGS BAY Spltzbcrgen May 10 AP Gen Umberto Nobile watched weather conditions closely today to determine whether he should start to morrow in the dirigible Italia on a light to the north pole I The present plan is to start tomori row or Saturday General Xobile tell1 Ing the corespondent of he Associa ted press that weather conditions toi day and tomorrow morning were the I determining factors j The Italian explorer said that thei question OE the number of men thatj he would take along would be decided Just hnfniK tho start Asked whether he expected to find new land between Spitsbergen Franz trim and Nkiilnl I laud Gen leral Kobilo replied I i 75TH ANNIVERSARY HOMECOMING PROGRAM Monday Tuesday and Wednesday 9 a m to 10 p registration and informal reception for visitors and homecomers at the tormfc J C Penney store in the City Commercial Bank building lnj Thursday annual convention of the county officers of Iowa meeting at the high school SUNDAY JUNE 17 MONDAY JUNE 18 20 MORXIXO Special services in the various churches AFTERNOON 3 oclock East anni versary concert sacred patriotic and old time melodies Mason City Municipal hand C F Weaver director EVENING oclock union service emphasizing place of the church in the community to Mason City Municipal band nisliop 1 Hirney of Jtonlon 3 oclock for all homecomers and for all who have lived In Mason City and vicinity 30 years or over Spe cial program flnd oW tmw speakers EVENING Central Mason City Municipal band Unveiling of windows displaying old time articles nnd articles now manu factured in Mason City MORNING fashioned sports time nnd place to bo announced parade picnic United CoOperative Farm orga nizations of Corro Gordo county All invited Concert during meal by Mason City High School band AFTERNOON Congressman Charles Hrand of Urbana Ohio EVENING midweek services of Kvangelieal churches at FMrat Christian church Central Mason City IliKh School band ifth anni versary MORNING fashioned sports AFTERNOON to Central concert Maeon City High School band Prescott director tourna ment KVEMNO to Central concert Mnron City Municipal band parade irna pavement dance loldiers Ilonin grounds re was stopp y Tho mnn pulled something from pocket and struck Iveplirut over tin TIJKX TO COUMN 5 hana Ohio R man who appeared to ho legislation county Kant Park Tuesday noon Committee luemberH have obtained Congressman Charles nrand of TJr leader In the fight for In congress na oped sick tln sppi kor WEST BEND HAS BLAZE Six Buildings on Fire at One Time Two Towns Send Help ERND May wns visiteil lato yesterday hy the most destructive riro for several years It started on tho farm homo ot W 11 Daubendlek at tho northwest edge of spread to the Partners creamery some four Mocks away destroying it and its contents and caused consicler ittilc tiruuaso to the Catholic school and lo the Henry Dorwoiler home At one lime a hall dozen fires In pro gress The loial flromon vsfre by men and equipment from both AI gona and KinmetBbuiR The ilnmes originated in the large barn on the Daubrndiek farm when the tenant went to I he field iKivIng a lighted oil stove In the structnif The barn and its contents were rlrsirnyed along with a corncrih and other farm buildings but not tho houxr Under the Influence of a wind fly ing embers wore directed to the roof of tho creamery and soon tho building was aMazc 1he loss here included in newequipment M tubs or liiitter srores of empty tubs and much other equipment Soon tlio CntlioIfR school nenrby was and before it was noleil a fire on the Henry iJfirwfilcr roof hail ad vanced to such an extent that it was difficult lo vivo I he house The roof destroyed Ilmmetsburg sent several fire fight ers and Algona sent holh a truck and men Jlin linler mixtures however were found iint to 1 standard and It Wiis necessary I brittle tho flnmra with The loss is roughly estimated Church participation will Include a groat union service at the Armory Sunday evening following which J Blrnoy of Boston will speak and a union service ot Uvnngttllcnl churches at the First ChrlKtlnn church Tuesday evening On Monday evening store decorated with relics ot pioneer dayi and products manufactured In Mason City today will a unveiled Tentative plans of Ihe historical committee headed by IT P Pool also includa the exhibition oC the antedeluvlan re lics In a central plaoe Mrs J E H Is In clinrge of collecting tha rellCH Kdgar Jlnrlnn curator of State Historical socletj has signified his willingness to como and bring an with him to catalog Che var ious pieces hrot in Afnrvli of Tho historical parade with Its eon of the ami present will fea ture tho Tuesday morning program Various firms and organizations of tha city will prepare floats depicting tha march of progress from the time that TIRX TO 14 4 AUNT HET By Robert Qiiillen I dont trust no woman that comes to my house four times a week italkin sweet to me an asking my hus bands
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