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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 23, 1928, Mason City, Iowa                                fORTHf AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES fiNAL EDITIOH VOL XXXV UNITED PRSSS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 23 1928 FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORT NO 195 COOUDGE VETOES HAUCEN Bill SECOND TIME General Nobile to Land Pole S VX T I 1 11 I T ADobc tT RV TAT TUffl IDC fit ITALIA IS OFF ON THIRD TRIP FOR NEW LANDS Message From Pope to Be Planted on Top of World KINGS BAY Spitsbergen May aj AP The Italia which started for the north pole at this morning reported all well at noon At 9 oclock she was over Amsterdam Island northwest of Sjjitzbergen General Nobile expects to be ever the Pole towards midnight KINGS BAY Spitzbergen May dirigible Italia started northward at a across the Polar ice cap with the North some 750 miles away as itsobjectlve Gen Umberto Nobile commander of I tha expedition hoped to land at the i I pole itself to make explorations and to plant a cross given him by Pope Pius J This cross was blessed and kissed by Father Safranohci the priest of the expedition just before the start Lindy Takes Full Time Job With Air Corporation Flyer to Put Into Operation Transcontinental Service NEW YORK May Coi Charles A Lindbergh has decided to enter tha commercial airplane field and has accepted a full time Job as chairman ofv the technical committee of the recently formed Transconti nental Air Transport Inc He Is to assume his post at once and will take charge putting into oper ation the rail and plane service be tween New York and ths Pacific Icoaat which the Pennsylvania rail road the Atchlson jTopeka Santa Fe the Wright Aero nautical corpora tion fkf Curtiss Airplane and Motor corporation and the National Air Trans port cooper ated In forming Has Full Time Job J Che ever Cow L1NDBERGH din a member of the board ot directors of the company who made tlie announcement after a conference between the directors and was made The crew of the Italia wit nessed the ceremony and WM Colonel Lindbergh said it was a Itimo job and it was believed full for the necessity of minor repairs expedition Is expected Jcnst for tho The announcement said that Colonel LincUiergh would have supervision over all matters cqncernlnscholce ot service fly madehis smpt to Polar regions returned to Kings y after seven hours because ot bad tajicr conditions On May 15 ho started a flight to Lenin land returning to Kings Bay on May IS nttcr a flight of 68 hours without seeing any new land General Nobile on his present trip Is accompanied by a number of scient ists and make studies of tem peratures prevalent winds cliftiatlc condiftons magnetic compass varia tlons and other phenomena His pre 1 Uious trip to the Pole in 1926 in the Norge with Lincoln Blls 1 worth and Roald Amundsen was a dash the region and afforded no time rni ioiitiwj a Associated With him on the techni cal coninilttee will aviators not yet selected but who will be men of experience and proved abil Mr Cowdin said Lindbergh and Henry BreckinrldRC his lawyer spent yesterday afternoon nt Curtiss field tryingout a new glider monoplane powered witfi a 20 icrsa power motor which was recently jrot hero from Germany Altho it was the first tinis he hadv ever flown one of the planes he spiraled looped and did sturfts over the field 236 KILLED BY EXPLOSIONS IN LAST FOUR DAYS Blasts in West Virginia and Kentucky Add to Total By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Indications were today that 236 workers had lost their lives in lou mine accidents since Saturday as fol lows Mather mine explosion 155 known dead 41 missing Yukon W mine explosion 3 known dead 4 missing Harlan mine explosion 2 dead IB missing Kimberly mine cave n 4 dead nLUEFIELD W May D miners were known t have been killed and four were mis ing today following a blast In the N 1 mine of the YukonPocahontas co company at Yukon McDowell count last night The bodies of the 13 workers had been brof to the surface by rescue workers The number men THEIR LABORS REJECTED BY CAL With tlie veto of the McNnry Haugen farm relief bill this morn Coolldge fell the hopes ot Senator Charles L McNarr ami Congressman G N right for immediate enaction of their measure into law Both e muscn right for immeae enacon the coneressmen Had fought long and hard on two occasions to get Uielr bill past the president over for Investigation If the weather at the Pole permits General Nobile plans to land several members of his party there to conduct various Investigations The cross Riven him by the Pope will be eithei planted at the Poloor dropped there it 1found that a landing is im practicable The cross is about six feet high with a metal base and there Is a repository in it in which a mes ange written by the Pope in Latin on parchment was placed Fertile Ends School Yenr FERTILE May closed here with a picnic in the park Mrs Ainsworth the primary teacher de parted Sunday evening for her home In Harrisburg and Miss Bortner left Tuesday for her home in Hawk eye Both of these teachers will re turn In the fall Corporation The Transcontinental Air Transport has been Incorporated for 000 and plans a combined rail and plane service by which passengers will fly daytime and make the night journeys over tho mountains by train The date of commencement of the new service will depend on the work of Colonel Lindbergh and Ills commit tee and the speed with which It selects the planes to be used completes de lls of ths route flying schedules and The GlobeGazette Offers to Us Readers a New Map of Europe Perm a city of inhab itants has changed continents Formerly in Europe it is now In Soviet Russia has changed the boundary between two continents shifting an area almost as big as Italy from Europe into Asia The Ural Mountains are no longer the boundary Changes like this have altered the map of Europe The NEW MAP OF EUROPE just com pleted shows the old world as it is today with correct boundaries new and old spellings ail the war and postwar changes Our Wash ington information bureau has ob tained a supply of this map in full colors 21 by 28 inches and will supply a cony to any reader for a postage and handling charge of 10 ents Use the coupon below Frederic J Hashin Ulrectv The Mason City Information Bureau Washington D C I enclose herewith 10 ccnls in coin or stamps for a copy of Hie new MAP OF EUROPE Street ndlng fields Venchman Plans to Fly to New iw Way of Azores Soon loi about tnknbwn but V mpariy of fl eerssaid they did not think there were more than 17 Tho causeot the explosion was un determined Yukon is In an Isolated section and news of the blast did not reach here until htjurs after it oc curred TwoKilled In Kentucky HARLAN May Two miners had been killed and 14 were missing In an explosion that wrecked a mine of the Black Moun tain Coal corporation near here last night None of those trapped was expected to survive Two bodies badly mangled were re covered immediately after tha blast between the mine entrance and the scene of the explosion which occurred deep In the mines After tho night force went to work an explosion wrecked the level lead Ing to the lateral on men were working Cars were ventilating fans stopped and tracks loading back to the shaft opening were torn up Coal Dust Blamed Early this morning the fans wero repaired and efforts to reach the en tombed miners were renewed A crew 20 men from nearby Fom WEATHERHELPS CORN PL ANTING Crop Out Earlier THan in Former Years Small S DE3 MOINES May weather unusually favorable corn planting has completed or Is nearing completition In Iowa some what earlier than in recent years said jGharles D Reed today in the weekly report ot the Iowa Weather andCrop bureau Timelyfind beneficial rains covered tha state duringthe week ending yes terday and rapid advances were made by pastures truck and all miscellaneous vegetation and fruits the report said Approximately 5 per cent of the oats acreage which failed to make a good stand has been plowed up and planted to corn Other small grains have Improved greatly following re ent warm rains but large bare patch s are found in most ot the oata field NEW YORK May era of a special mission ot French oronautlcal experts announced on lelr arrival on the liner France to ay that Lieut Com Louis Jerome ails would attempt to fly from Brest o New York after May 25 by way of be Azores s A possible stop will be made at Ber iuda Lieutenant Commander Paris will ia accompanied by two others The Jane which will be a French naval raft Is equipped with two 500 horse owfiT motors vi mines was engaged in removing debris that clogged the entrance Approximately 15 men were In the mine at the time of the explosion which according to caused by coal dust officials was Those trapped were at work about threefourths of a PffTTT Pea mile from the entrance The mineis operated by tha body interests in Chicago 4 Die in Copper Mine ELKO May miners were killed in the old Alph shaft ot the Consolidated Copper mine at Kimberly near here yesterday b a cavein of material which had nee blocking the shaft for years Th men were engaged in clearing th shaft at the time ot the accident an were working about C50 feet undei ground EntertaTns Knchford ROCKFORD May P E O chapter entertained the B I L S a a 7 oclock dinner Monday evenins at the home of and Mrs C O Yenerich eported Mr Early corn fields CHICAGO AIR LINEPLANNED Robertson Firm to Operate Two Planes a Day After LOUIS May Inauguratlon of a twlceaday pass enger service between St Louis and Chicago and later establishment of routesto Omaha and tho Mexican border was announced today by the Robertson Aircraft corporation With four 14passenger allmetal trimotored airplanes ordered the cor portlon which has expanded Us cap italization to expects to start the Chicago service about Aug 1 v The service to Omaha will start as soon as the allmall route can be lighted probably six months hence Negotiations are also going forward to establish a line to Dallas and tha border and tho company hopes later to establish a line to Mexico City Arnold Stlfel who will head the com TWO GROUPS OF DELEGATES MAY BE TEXAS LOT Governor Moody Controls Democrats After Con vention Fight DALLAS Texas May The fight for control ot Texas delegations to the national conven tions ot the two major parties con tinued today with two rival republi can contingents seeking seats at Kan sas City while the democrats entered the second day ot their state conven tion at Beaumont After a stormy session here yester day the republican faction headed by R B Creager national committee man instructed 22 district delegates and four delegates at large for Her bert Hoover This action followed an argument between Creager forces and a group headed by C C Littleton Fort Worth and Harry M Wurabach only repub lican representative from Texas The alter faction demanded an unin tructed delegation When the argument was at Its height someone threw an Inlc well hru a plate glass door and Littleton vas arrested He quickly made bond and the LlttletonWurzbach factions assembled In a separate convention named four delegates at large and an nounced they would carry their fight for recognition to the republican na tional convention for o the 40 TexasYdemocratIc delegates the socalled group by Gov Dan ACobdy gained control of the state convention at Beaumont thru a coalition with a minority fac tion favoring the candidacy of Gov ernor Smith of New York Governor Moody and his followers favor a dry candidate and a prohibi tion plank and are opposed to Instruc tion for or against any candidate by name Moody however has an nounced he wilt support Smith or any one else nominated at Houston in the interest of the party harmony Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS May 22 headline in the paper says Three Newspapermen Arrested In Connection With Horserace Bet tine In the adjoining column there ts this Wall Street Stock Market Reaches Another Call Money Highest in You dont have to look much fur ther In the paper for humor than that And we call LatinAmerican governments primitive for per mitting lotteries Only we have one rule II you can build a busi ness up big enough its respectable Just a sorehead because I didnt have any General Motors Yours WILL P you know these foot racers ran 76 miles yesterday Thats three fulllength marathons in one day Try to ride a horse 76 miles in one any Try to rids a horse six miles In one day and youll truck him back home Copyright 1928 FEE PLAN IS OBJECTIONABLE TO PRESIDENT Experts Doubt Whether Farm Measure Can i Be Repassed A summary of the Haugen bffl will be found on page 9 WASHINGTON May 23 AP The McNary Haugen farm relief bill was vetoed by President Cool idge today with language fully as emphatic as he used in dis approving the measure a year ago IOWA HIGH IN SAVINGS RANKS BANKERS TOLD I Centering his attack upon the con stitutionality ot the bill the president Informed the senate to which it was returned that the equalization lee ot the bill was a sales tax end that no board could resist the political pres sure which would beplaced upon it to boost prices above normal The bill Mr Coolldge said embodies a formidable array of perils for agri culture which are all the more men acing because of their being observed in a mnza ponderously f utlls reaucratic Cul Uses Strong Using strong terms thruout the veto Mr Coolidga applied to thft hill such terms as cruelly re The fats of agricultural relict this seaslcn now resta squarely with con gress It has a choice of passing ths pany said are up with indiCo Charles A Lindbergh has been nvited to Join ths directorate of the company for which he once worked as a test pilot and later as mall pilot The Robertson company has the air mail contract from St Louis to Chi cago and St Louis to OmShlt by way of Kansas City ationsof a goodstand with some he Holds already cultivated the first ime Only a little planting Is now ecessary as a result of flooding and said the crop bureau and fav rablo weather conditions lowered the landlcap from grubs seed otting and other enemies Weeds vere reported to be getting a good tart In tho fields More rain Is urgently needed in tho south central counties said Rains of the past week relieved the Irought in southeast Iowa that made seed bed preparation difficult Rudd Telephone Firm to Erect NewTBuHding nUDD May a meeting of the directors of the Farmers Mutual Telephone company it wna decided to erect a two story brick building 2t feet by 50 feet It will be modern In every respect with living rooms on the second floor This building will bo erected at once at a cost of from to on the west side of North Fifth Btrcet Sheffield Pastor iFIoma SHEFFIELD May Rev H M Raecker pastor of the Evan gelical church returned Monday from attending the annual conference of the Evangelical church oC Iowa held at Le Mars The Rev Raecker has been returned to Sheffield for the third year Fair Wednesday night and Thursday not much change in tempcrnlure LOCAL STATISTICS Weather figures for 24 hour period ending at oclock a m Wednes day IliRliOst Tuesday 81 Degrees in XiKlit 43 Decrees After four days of northwest wind the change to the south Wednesday morninp wns appreciated In spite of tlio chininsr Influence ol the wind Tuesday however the mercury climbed to the 81 mark which has been surpassed only three times this month Southerners Run Before TsoLin Troops DOCTORS CLAIM LEWIS INSANE Physicians Relate Stories oi Persecution Told by Defendant OTTUMWA May defense In first degree murder tria of J Everett Lewis confessed slaye of John Webber Ottumwa banker continued today to offer proof ofIt contention that Lewis was inaan when ho shot the banker April 7 Two physicians Drs Roscoe Po lock of Douds and T C Moore of El don testified yesterday that they be lieved Lewis was Insane at tha time of the crime Both testified that the defendant had told them stories of persecution by officials ot the Ottiimwa National bank and by relatives who he claimed were bent on defrauding him lis sister and mother of money from the estate of Lewis giandmotlier Fear that Webber Intended to have Lewis his mother and sister Mrs Mabel Drummond sent to an Insane asylum prompted him to shoot the banker the defendant has testified THIEVES EXPLODE SAFEIMFFICE Hock Coal Company Loses to Robbers Tues day Night Thieves of the yegg variety blew open the office safe oC tlio Block Coal ompany 501 Third street northeast Tuesday night and escaped with about Entrance was effected by break ng tho padlock on the outside cellar door and by prying open the door opening from the collar stairway to he office No fingerprints nor other clues were left by the burglars Tho exploded safe was discovered by Frank Ryan bookkeeper when he cameto the office at oclock Wednesday morning His attention was attracted by plaster of parls dus and particles tliat had been scattered over the floor when the explosion oc ciirred The plaster of parls was used as a packing for the nltroglyccrln charge Tlie cliarge was placed I the bottom of the sate thru a drillln tlie robbers had made and tho entir lower section was shattered The ho caused by the blast measured approx mately 24 Inches in dlametpr Th afo itself is about three feet I Greene Host to 225 of Group 3 Andrew I bill over Mr Coolldgea veto or bring pREENE May I lng qut more Vj 225 bankers 3 loWa signed atonrlhwa ay heard Frantf USy J UVH of the state association the event falls to ttct the whole farm relief problem will be presented to the com ingpresidential conventions as vtx Ing question which promises to figure largely the campaign and on which the republican leadership itself Is sharply divided Sargent Semis Reports Like lout year the veto was accom panied by a lengthy report by Attor ney General Sargent holding the meas ure to be unconstitutional Senator republican Ore gon coauthor of the bill announced he would take no action on the veto today Under the rules action must be delayed until tho veto Is enrolled What cornso will be pursued is etllf he said with a division of sentiment as to whether tlie bill the Hawkeye state had a greater per capita figure tn savings than 34 other states In the union Mr Warner was one of several speakers on the pro gram this afternoon Tho sessions began here this morn 1ns with preconventlon meetingof tlie presidents and secretaries of the county bankers associations at which time George J Schaller state presi dent made a brief talk Shortly before noon the visiting bankers and their wives heard violin numbers by Miss llza Nlemack famed Charles City violinist 201 Each in Iowa Comparing tho per capital savings ot Iowa with nine other neighboring states Mr Warner disclosed the fol lowing amounts r each Iowa f 201 Illinois Minnesota J19B Ohio S190 Mississippi Nebraska JIM Indiana S12S North Dakota uuth Dakota Missouri From these Mr Warner ild anybody Is Justified in conclud ns that It Iowa people do lead the Nationalists Fail to With stand Terrific Drive of Peking Chief TOKYO Mny fighting at tho city of Holden impor tant strategic point 100 ml Ion south of Peking was reported in advices from Chlhli today the nationalists finntly belng driven to tile south with tho northern Shantung army in pursuit Hokien which la tlie key city on the PaotlnKfuHokicnTsangChow defen sivB front drawn by the northeinera hold back the nationalists In their drive on the northern capital was firnt captured by the troops of Feng Yu llslanf nationalist ally which drove out a northern brigade The north erners retired to Machanc on the rail road to Tientsin Faced with the critical situation caused by the character of Hokien tlie main army of Sun Cliunns Fans com mander at tho northern troops In Shantung opened a terrific offensive Klcvcn army corps tolnllnp men marie a desperate drive on the city and the southern forces wern driv out with the northerners In pur suit Taking of Evidence in Dewey Doss Trial Starts in Few Days DES MO1NKS May action staso in he Icgreo mur der trial of Dcwey Doss alins White with slaying JTrs Martha SmiUi of Rising Sun Iowa was at hand today witli completion of tho Jury anil presentation opening statements believed poaslblo on this the third day of the trial orld in various agricultural and in ustrlal pursuits they have not sac ificed that talent fbor the ability to ave and he thrifty and Industrious haractcristlcs of a great and proud eople who pay their Mr Warner compared tho per capita avings In Iowa for 1927 and 1917 n the per capita was Tlie 201 amount for 1327 is a gain person of per cent over the 1917 period inrt a gain In savings per person of per cent over JH2 These figures show that the people even during the most distressing and unparalleled economic deflation period when the per capita debt of Iowa prob bably reached figures unknown In tho state have that indebtedness and reached a new and higher point in thrift No state in the central west or even In tho entire west ex cecda Iowa except Michigan and Cal ifornia Trends in Cars Per Capltn It In said that Iowa has more auto loblles per capita than any othoi should be returned to the agricultural committee for reconsideration or the veto voted upon in an effort to over ride tlia president Draws Issue More Clcnrly The veto draws the Issue between the president and the farm group In congress more tightly than It ever has been and unless some further nc tlon la taken at the capital will place tho agricultural question before the coming presidential conventions as an outstanding controversy Frank O Lowden Is one of the bills most outspoken champions Vice Pres ident Dawes favors it Senator Curtli ot Kansas and Senator Watson ot In diana have voted for It Secretary Hoover has bean regarded standing with tha president on farm relief May Effect Campaign The snnato would have to muster a twothirds vota to pass tho bill over Several Bundles of checks In the afa wero led untouched by tlie ron jcis and SO cents In change was found on the floor The money had been scattered by the force of the ex ploding charge Tho no clues were obtained it is considered possible by police officers that there Is a connection between the robbery of tha dynamite house of the Northwestern States cement plant and the safe burglary at the Block Coal company The cement plants dynamite house was entered on the night of Mny 14 and a variety of high charge explosive was taken lowan to Be Delegate From Virgin Islands to Convention ST Virgin Islands May IT of and Orlando J Smith St Iaul having accepted will b delegates from St Thomas to tlio na tionnl republican convention at Kan sns City They will bo definitely in Btnictcd for Secretary ot Commerc Herbert C Hoover TURN TO PAGE 5 COIUMN 6 Mr Coolldges veto This session tho senate passed It by R vote of 53 to 23 more than tlio necessary twotbirdff Tn the house the measure was approved 204 to 121 or slightly less than twothirds Its consideration In IJoth houses wns enlivened by a discussion of tho posnl TIRX TO COLUMN 4 MISSING GIRL WELUHAPPY rormer Waterloo Resident Gone for Many Months Found on Farm WATERLOO Mny Kobrlpror former Waterloo who disappeared Oct 29 1320 ifter going to a dnnco at Castalin tas been located well find happy on a farm near Drwonport her mother Mrs Joseph Kobrigcr Waucotna today Officors of three slates conducted an extensive sejuch tor the jlrl and at one time a police trap was set In a DCS Molnon hotel with a fake rnnsom package for Nllos the phTft school day Bwcotheart with whom she wen away AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Poor little Jane aint goin to feel at home in Heaven unless shes kepi busy wings for   

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