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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 16, 1928, Mason City, Iowa                                IOWA WEATHER Mostly unsettled tonight and Thurs Showers in southeast portion Not much change in temperature AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV DAILY TIMES CENTS ASSOCIATED PHESS USASED WIBE HBPOHT MASQN Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the V UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONALNEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 189 N J INCREASES LEADS OF SMITH AND HOOVER Dictator Warned Not to Permit Fighting in Manchuria TOKYO May clash be tween northern and southern na tionalist forces who are threatening Tientsin and Peking was believed Im minent today A dispatch from Peking to Rengo a Japanese news agency members of the families northern officers and officials had been sent to Mukden Manchuria Most of them were women and children This wa trtken to Indicate that the northerners believed tie battle might decide the of Peking The Japanese cabinet at a specia meeting today decided to send more troops to China The third division from Nagoya which at present is moving towards Shantung mtiy be partly diverted toward the Manchur Ian border More troops therefore ivere believed to be necessary to pro tect Shantung where Japanese and Chinese clashed recntly It was gnerally indicated that the Japanese would not permit fighting In Manchuria It was understoa that Marshal Chang Tsolln northern die tator had been 30 warned There were rumors that1 Japan unof flcially advised Chang to return to Mukden before hostilities broke out at Peking or Tientsin for thereafter Hourly Signals by Radio Report Italians Progress Nobiles Ship to Drop Anchor and Lei Down Explor v ing Party to Investigate Lenins Land PINGS BAY Spitzbergen May steady stream of radio signals today linked Kings Bay with the dirigible Italia now cruising In lonely majesty over mysterious Polar regions Inhospitable to man The Italia has been sending hourly radio messages to her base ship the Cltta dl Milano at Kings telling of observations made from tha dir General Noblle sent a message early this morning that the Italia had ex perienced an hour and a halt fog and had to fly at a height of 150 meters in a at a speed of from 30 to 40 kilometers 7 oclock this morning the Ven ezla flag was dropped over Tipliz bay in honor of Francho who tol lowed the Cegnl Polar expedition of 1909 and perished there At 8 oclock twothirds of the flight been made and the airship was then northeast of Franz Josefs sea All aboard were well The dirigible was then proceeding to the east coast of Lentn Land where an Ice anchor will be dropped and three men put ashore on this little known land The Italia Is expected to return to ings Bay before Friday Her third trip will probably be to the socalled Crocker Land northeast ot Greenland the same land which Peary and other expectedto see There haye been various ad vices that Chang had about to leave Peking left HOOVER SPENDS FUNDSIN SOUTH Negro Workers Get for Campaign Senate Committee Learns WASHINGTON May senate campaign funds committee was told today by Rush Hollandv a former assistant attorney general that he had received about to be used in work for Herbert Hoover In the south and that he had turned over the greater part of that amount to south ern republican political workers or to organizations friendly to the com merce secretary Included In tlie expenditures were to Perry Howard Negro na tional commltteeman for Mississippi who Is working here for Hoover In Georgia waa given to Ben Davis another Negro national commftteemnn Smiths chances of breaking down tho solidarity of the republican middle will be reduced in the degree that the farm outlook Is Uavenport Tiincs The GlobeGazette Offers to Its Readers a New Map of Europe Ara you familiar with tho coun tries which owo us 22 billion dol lars Have you looked Europe over sipce the war Or do you still think of the old map In the school geography It Is all A brand new map of Europe Is off the presses of the worlds largest map makers Our Washington Information bu reau anticipating that every home office and school will want a copy has obtained tha first edition on fine paper full colors 21 by 28 Inches for our readers With the map are full statistical tables about areas populations debts coinage railroads etc New and old boundaries and spellings are shown Available thru this newspaper only nt the postage and handling cost of 10 cents Use this coupon 1 rederlc J Haskm Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I enclose herewith in cents In coin or stamps for a copy of tho new MAP OF EUROPE SIrect City MAHARAJAH AND AMERICAN BRIDE MAY VISIT Wife of Indian Prince Maj Undergo Operation Soon LONDON May Paris correspondent of theDaily Ex pess today quoted Sir Tukojl Rjv former maharajah of Indore as saj Ing that he and his third wife th Sbout her which hadbeen re ported as unsatisfactory said ther had been some trouble about whlc she might have to consult a physlciar and possibly be operated upon fo appendicitis Sho hoped that thl would be I would not like you westerr aeopla to look lightly upon our mar the former ruler said in hi alk with the correspondent at th beautiful chauteau at St Gemaln near Paris where the couple Is stay ng Marriage in India is something ery sacred and can never bo dls cussed In public Our marriage ough o be regarded as a symbol ot union between the east and west a tjnion hat is necessary to both By marrying he maharance I have extended my hand to the west and it Is for the west to understand this gesture In the right way and to welcome SMITH PROMISES BLACKMER QUIZ i Governor Tells Nye He Would Refer Investigation to Proper Official NEW YORK May let er was made public today In which Sovernor Smith told Senator Gerald P Nye of the special senate commit tee investigating Teapot Doma oi leases that he would refer the sena tors charges against H M Blackmer missing oil witness to the proper dis trict attorney as soon as he was In 1 formed in what country alleged crim Inal acts by Blackmer were commit ted Senator Nye recently wrote the gov ernor that Blackmer had violated the law In Kew York In connection witli the Continental Trading company and asked cooperation of the state legal department in prosecuting him Bremen Flyers Quit St Louis for Detroit ST May paraded and otherwise feted almost to the point of exhaus tion in a 43hour visit to St Ixnals the crew ot the transAtlantic monoplane Bremen hopped off from field at p in the Junkers monoplane F13 for Detroit Telegraph Editor of Davenport Paper Dies DAVENPORT May 16 George D Xelson for 25 years tele graph editor of the Davenport Demo crat nnl lender died early todny after a briet illness due to heart dis ease Mr Xelson was horn in Rye ente in 1856 and cnme to Daven port in He served his printers apprenticeship on the Democrat antl for many years worked on that news paper as a Journeyman printer before entering the editorial department CORN PLANTING PROGRESSING IN MOST OTSTATE Oats Grop Badly Needed Rain Des Moines Fore cast Says DES MOINES May Bain which fell generally in the state last night and early today was of tremendous benefit crops Charles D Heed local meteorologist declar e t i olotfMiad suffered from lack of moisture nlll Improve fdly as the result of the iirers BIc Reed said iS MOINES May planting made excellent progress dur ing the week ending May 15 but the Mts crop needs rain and pastures and lay have been delayed by lack of moisture reported Charles r Reed sovernment meteorologist today in the Iowa weather and crop bulletin Corn planting ranges from finished in southern Iowa to half completed in extreme north where in some lo calities 90 per cent of the crop is in the ground The report indicated a need of moisture In some of the east ern Iowa counties Good progress was reported for oats where moisture was sufficient but over much of the state a thin and patchy stand will not average 75 per eut of normal said the crop bulletin Outlook for winter wheat was again reported unsatisfactory with barley ana spring wheat in a slightly better condition With hay and pasture making poor progress due to parched ground feed was reported by Mr Reed to be scarce with livestock finding poor grazing Warm dry weather made Hie past week the most favorable for corn planting In several years altho n reeze on tha morning ot May 12 caused some damage to potatoes trawberrles and tender garden truck Apples are reported to be in bloom ver much of the state while three ruits have not been affected by ad verse weather conditions Approaching Battle May Decide Tickings Fate JAPANESE VOTE TO SEND MORE MEN TO CHINA Year Museum Relic LOWDEN EXPECTS HARDEST FIGHT Candidate Maintains Farm Relief Is Chief Issue in Campaign ths opinion of Frank O iSowien nter governor of Illinois and jandtdate for the republican presidential nomi nation The national election this fall will be the hardest fought In he said Make no mistake about It The one way for the republican party to achieve success Is to maintain tho alignment between the agricultural west and the industrial east If that larnership ls spilt the democrats will be the The former Illinois governor was n Kew York on his way home from Washington where he testified In the senates presidential campaign fund nqulry Prohibition he refused to discuss laying that It was not an Issue In the vest and that the Important problems confronting the country were conomlc Mr Ixnvden said he had no regrets or his refusal to accept the nomlna ion for vice president In 1924 RAILROAD HUNTS FOR BOY LOCKED IN CAR ROUTE IS UNKNOWN CHICAGO May year old John Pyrek was believed riding In a locked box car some where on the Northwestern rail road company lines today Hundreds ot railroad employes under orders from tho company offices here weri fjartBLte ingr with in yard Monday a man dressed as an engineer or fireman pushed the boy into a boxcar closed the door and then Jumped to the cab of an en gine which pulled the string of empties from the yard The emp ties Jater were dispatched to sev eral destinations making tracing Old Time Resident of Plymouth Succumbs PLYMOUTH lauchls about May 16 John BO years of age a ioneer resident of this community vhere ho had farmed for many years led at his home here this morning fter a lengthy Illness No arange lents for the funeral have been nn ounced He is survived by his wife two children Fred and Doro Our Weather Man GlobeGazette weather figures for 4 hour period ending at m Wednesday Highest Tuesday Ixiwest in Night At A M Itninfall Iowas proverbial 73 Defrces o7 Degrees 59 Degrees 78 of nn Inch million dollar aln camo early tills season It be an shortly after midnight Monday nd was continuing at oclock Vedneaday morning It wasnt con nuous of course There was enough ln however to try the patience of IB most admirable fisherman on the rst day of the open season i GIANT PLANE IS OFF FOIUIMAHA Express Vessel Forced Down at Fort Dodge on Way to Capital DES MOINES May Srimotored Fokker airplane of I Western Air Expresscompany en route for California where It will be put Into commercial service left Des Moines for Omaha shortly after noon today carrying a halt dozen pass engers As the big plane left the Des Moines airport a dispatch from Omaha said a crowd of several hundred persons had assembled in that city awaiting the arrival The machine was due In Omaha about 2 p and will spend the night there The huge trimotored liner carrying 10 passengers became lost In a storm whiio enroute from Mollne to Iowas capital late yesterday and carne down at Fort Dodge SO miles north of Its course MENJOUWEDS SCREEN STAR Movie Actor in Paris Faces Cameras Even at His Wedding May 2 Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS May 15 Is always quoting fig ures to prove that the country la prosperous and it takes a Jot of quoting but the only bona fide in dication of It was In the paper to day The statement said Divorces In Reno have increased over 105 per csnt in tha last Now thats prosperity for you cant be broke and get a divorce Thats why the poor havo to live with each other There is nothing that denotes prosperity more than to hear that soandso and his wife aint getting along I maintain that It should cost as much to get married as it does to get divorced Slake it look like marriage Is worth as much as di vorce even If it aint This would also make the preachers financial ly Independent like It has the law yers Tours for the downtrodden WILL ROGERS CopyrtEht 1328 GOOLIDGE URGES MORE OF ART IN DAILY SCHEDULE President Sees Need to Raise Moral Standards in WASHINGTON May lea for more art and beauty In he dally life of the American people n order that their moral standards might be raised was made here today New Yorker Named on Flood Control Committee WASHINGTON May Carleton W Sturtevant of New York was nominated by President Cooildge loday to be the civilian member of the Mississippi river flooc control board created under the flood control bill signed yesterday MANDELLMcLARNIN TILT TO BE HEARD BoxiiiR fans of Mason Clfy will o nlo to hear n blowhyhlow re port of flio championship light weightmntch of 15 rotuulx lieUvecn Snmmy Mandril nnd Jimmy MrLnrnln on Thursday night The megaphoned report is scheduled to Rtnrt nt approximately oclock Inwn ttme Mrs Webber Tells Story of Shooting Wife of Ottumwa Banker Saw Lewis Point Gun at Husband OTTUMWA May Mrs John F Webber testified In district court here today that she saw J Everett Lewis shoot and fatally wound her hiwhand a prominent local banker and former state senator in the door of her homo on the night of April 7 Appearing as the first witness in Lewis trial on a charge of first degree murder Mrs Webber waa calm when the examination began but became visibly affected when she began to re late the story of the shooting Wnlcliea Floor Lewis kept his eyes on the court room floor during most ot the testi mony ana nppearei to bo affected when the widow told of the tragedy arid ivath ryn Carver American screen stars were married at the city half ofth sixteenth ward shortly after 10 ocloc this The place where th ceremony was performed la now be coming known In Paris as the LIttU American Church Around the Corner The couplo suceerling tn keeping the date ot the wedding a secret here but were unable to escape the ubiquitous cameramen who have played such a prominent part In their lives even for the wedding The couple reached the city hall to gether In an English automobile promptly at tho stroke 10 The bride was dressed in a beigo tailor made suit a closefitting beige iintrim felt hat with a rather wide brim Her shoes were also beige and her pale blue stockings matched a waist of the samo color She had a large bouquet of orchids powdered with lilies of the valley Frances lucky flower Mr Menjou had on a morning coat with light grey checkered trousers and wore a camolla In his buttonhole by President Coolidge JCt is especially the practical Kids reciulrea mbra iv tiffiZ 4UB1 SECRETARY IS GIVEN MOST OF 31 DELEGATES Three States Contribute to Strength of Chief Candidates WASHINGTON May IS Governor Smiths total of in sUucted pledged and claimed dele gates to the Houston convention to lay was over the 600 mark 603H to ye as a result primaries and conventions in three alatca yesterday A total delegates votes or wothlrds of the In the conven Ion Is necessary to nominate At east 73 A of the Smith block are dis puted by his opponents Secretary Hoovers total had grown to 467 of which are contested A total 545 or a major ta of the sent to the republican convention la necessary to put the candidate over Both Gain In New Jersey The two leading candidates tor tha iresldentlal nomination of their re spective parties picked up their sigest sains yesterday in the New Jersey primaries Smith bagging the ntlre democratic slate of 28 while loovcr won 25 of the 31 republican delegates The remaining were iledged to President with Hoover as second choice Hoover won more yes terday In Albama district Another district was to hold a meeting today Immediately preceding the state convention which will name four dele gate satlarge O D Street republi can national eormnltteeman for Ala ragey Mrs Webber testified that she answered the doorbell the night of the stayingand recognised Lewis ns the man standing on the porch Lewis she said smiled and asked If her hus band was at homo Going to tha door when ehe heard loud voices Mrs Webber said Lewis was standing within the vesti bule ot tho house with a revolver leveled at Webbers head What Is It all she cried At that moment she said Lewis fired the revolver Mr Webber fell at her feet mortally wounded Wife Knn for Help She told how Lewis fled from the house but turned to look Mrs Webber ran to a neighboring residence to summon help After Lewis had been Identified counsel for tho defense waived the rlgh to cross examine Mrs Webber Indications have been that tho case for the defense will IMS based upon claims of Insanity When arrested Lewis said that the total argument hnc started over claims thnt Webber mishandled funds of the estate of Lewis grandmother IOWAN IS SHOT IN NICARAGUA Ames Forestry Student Dies as Result of Wounds by Another American DES MOINES Mny Word hns been received here that Leonard Allen of Des Moines a for estry student at State college was shot and fatally wounded Tues day in a lumber camp nt Puerto Cabezies Nicaragua where he M employed Allen victim of a drunken American who ran amuck at the lum ber camp He imemred to return to Iowa State to finish his forestry course in tho fall after spending tho summer In tho employ of a New Orleans lumber company lowan Claims Smaller Stock Markets Are Best for MidWest Producers CHICAGO May The smaller stock markets of the middle west offer more profit to livestock shippers than the Inrger ones said Edwin G Miller cattle dealer of Mar shalltown testifying today before tho Interstate commerce commission The commission Is conducting a livestock freight hrarlnp Wo can pick our day ot sale nnd Prince Carol Leaves England for Belgium DOWER Knglnnd May Prince Carol arrived at Dover from Qodstone at 2 oclock this aftcrneon and embarked for Ostend on the Vlllo Da Liege of our livestock on a high market at a cmiccntniUon point sucli as lie inserted lie milled that storage coals also were redjiced Ijy avoiding Chicago Ht Louis and oilier large markets Lntirncr Olrl fo Chicago LATIMER May Louise Sehremter of Latlmcr left for Chica go for a visit with friends Federation ofArts anil the America Association of Museums We need to put more effort int translating art Into the daily life o the he added If we couli surround ourselves with forms o beauty the evil things of lite would end to disappear and our mora standards would be raised Thruout contact with tho beautiful we see more of the truth and arc brot Into closer contact with the Infinite U S No Longer Visionary Our country has reached a point vhere this Is no longer a visionary esire hut is becoming an acutal real ty With general prosperity with Iffh wages with reasonable hours of abor has come both the means and ho time to cultivate the artistic plrlt Philanthropy has given the people ccess to all that Is most beautiful n form nnd color It is theirs without noney nnd without price if they will ut go and possess it Out of our Bg iculture our commerce and our in we can see already emerging a ew spirit The potential Is becoming ctual Tliru science and invention grad ally hut surely we are banishing the rudgery ot existence and bringing nto every avenue of living a touch of 10 We are working out the leal under which every one will real that they are artists In ployment in their recreation and in their relations with one Cites World Fair Influence President Coolidgo the Chlca SO World fair of and tho Wash 14 ot the areyet to be selected but which be in the Hoover column by virtue of the recent preference vota In that atate Two other republican conventions held Wyoming and Mori uninstructed delega tions to Kansas city Wyoming ap pointed nine and Montana 11 It ap peared to observers that tha latter block would be split between Lowden and Hoover at the national conven lon Smith Gets IS More Besides the 23 in New Jersey Smith oped In 16 more delegates with the oldlng ot conventions In Vermont nd Montana each state giving him Ight Should it appear that Smith night not win tho nomination the lonlana delegation under the Instruc lons given It yesterday will seek to ave Senator Walsh of that state re onslder his withdrawal ns a candl ato so they can support him Walsh stopped ail efforts In his be nlf after tho recent California prl mrles which he Bald ahowed the fu Hty of further contesting with Gov rnor Smith who won handily in that ace nBnlnst both Wnlsh and Senator ced Missouri The Montana senator bo a delegate to the Houston con enclon i Ington plan commission created in 1001 ns two mighty influences in tho artistic awakening of tho United States The great developments of museums was praised by him ns at fording Inspiration for a revival of beauty in tills country Aid In the extension of your work has been given by various philan thropic Mr Coolirtgs told Ms nuilknce One Is Interested in Ihe elevation of Industrial arts In Amer ica on the sound theory that beauty In a commercial product Is worth while not only materially but also and that it gives an op portunity to bring art Into tho Hoover Described as becond Choice Among Iowa G 0 P Delegates WATERLOO May strong undercurrent In Iowa for Herbert C Hoover as second choice of republicans for the republican presidential nomination is indicated in Intoriiews with mnn nctlvo In the arty In the third Iowa congressional ilstrlct obtained and published today by the Waterloo Evening Courier Of 2 delegates from Iowa to ihn national convention the informed ns many as 5 will Hwllrh to Hoover when and if t is iiscortsilneil that Frank O Loiv den has no chanco ot nomination If the marines are jobless after the Ticnragiyin election they can help government meddle somewhere here it StarCourlrer KEAN FOR SENATE NEWARK N May Hamilton F Kean for a brief moment today lost his load over Edward C blokes for nomination ns the repubil cnn candidate for United Statea sena tor only t0 forgo ahead on additional returns from Atlantic county of tho The vote Stokes JVeln 1U A load of which Kenn held fvcftll IleJQ wlpea out by returns from Jersey one Tim republican battle only one In yesterdays primary AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen I know vanity is wicked but I cant help bein proud of my pie crust an the way Ican put on a   

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