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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 26, 1928, Mason City, Iowa                                a rtf WAS DAILY NEWSPAPER FORTHf AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY OPENING INSTALLMENT FIVE CENTS PER COPYASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO 198f RESTLESS IDVE I i fty Samuel Afewdin RELEASED BY CENTRAL PRESS ASSOCIATION I a CHAPTER 1 Can a girl succeed In the big city paying the price Can a girl win success in business without sacri ficing her soul la the modern working girl as moral and true os the girl in the home Certainly tlto answers to these questions are in teresting enough to people of this modernistic age And the answers may be found In this story the restless love ot two of the city and one of the village But it is chiefly of the sister who had drifted to the big city To understand her story and Hie story of the sister who had been kept at home you must first get a picture of the village and certain of Us men and the forces at work that tivngle lives and complicate love that bring swift tragedy and finally happiness The village ot Ackland Center nest ling beneath its protecting garment ot elms breathes even yet of the past Of a day when Massachusetts was frontier land when men could shoot a musket and swing a broadax and wo worked with their hands and boro children and worshipped a retributive God A few of the seventeenthcentury dwellings blackened by weather stil stand close to the old turnpike There are many wellkept white homes of STELLA f the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries somo with brick ends others with fan lights and carved door posts each housing its wealth of heirlooms finely worked mahogany and maple and walnut of the early days luster and copper Stuarts and Cop leys and Peales pictured wall paper The lawns are clear hedges and Elirubs neatly trimmed the elms cared for like the helpless There has always been thrift and modest wealth In Ackland and there has al ways been taste Ackland knows Its past and takes wholesome pride in it From trc Green in front of the town hall hus bands and sons inarched off in home spun to fight King Phillips painted savages From behind the stone walls that still line the country roads the defendants of those frontiersman tioU pot shots at tho hired Hessians of Gcorgro in Washington maneuvered hereabouts LaFnyctte was feted here Openly by day years later John Bots ford preached abolition and by night Fiiuisglcd fugitive blacks thru Canada Philosophers and poets have found the village a congenial home OC the many pronounced characters which the old place has brlstkd to be frowned over and chuckled over In the guarded Yankee way perhaps the last was Alexander Hamilton Pew A bony tall man with gray hair brushing out over a stiff collar A man of vigor of sententious wit of unspotted integrity hs made the weekly Ackland Age a paper to be quoted from the Atlantic to the Pa cific and this In a day when Horace Greeley Springfield Repub lican and the Burlington Hawlieyo and the Detroit Free Press held the humorous field when Bill Nye and Bret Harte and Quad and Marie Twain and Ell Perkins were namas Indeed He went to congress old Ham Pew and was felt there Ackland during the period of the present story was still awnre of the Ago and Its history nnd felt a neigh borly respect for the sons YOUKS Ham and Homer who had inheritoiS the paper It seemed natural for the Pew boys to he carrying on Most of the old families were still nllve In the town Botsfords nnd TInkhams Bngots nnd Elys and Godwins and and Brndflcltla The names over the store front nround the Green told the story There just ns theyd til ways been unaware youd think of the newly polyglot bewlldcrinprly alien America of the nlneteentwentics youd find the old English Foxes and Lakes and Denns and Edcns and Poores and Swans But however unaware of the new forces old Ackland might have bivn during their beginnings that Gargan tuan new Amrrloa hnd reached and changed the town The age of hrrl taste bnric In the oiKhteeneightlPs and nineties touched it first A few AMUNDSEN TO SEARCH FOR ITALIA d brick structures stood out like sore thumbs among the gableroofed chimneypotted old buildings the Green The rebuilding of Breckenrldges drug store a little later had been un fortunate The new fire station hail a strident air And tho the factory and tenement blight had luckily skipped the Center to alight at Ark land Corners two ot three miles away where there was a railway Junction nothing could have kept out the auto mobiles They swarmed in with the new century like a plague of beetles bringing after them macadembert roads and citified traffic policemen and filling stations and hot dog stands and rum runners and the nev young sort of narcoticfed criminals and all the mixed benefits and the ugly Utter of what Is commonly termed Progress The nerves of anxious parents were stirred by night parking along coun try lanes and by whispers of a spread ing demoralization among the young people of high school age The motion pictures got in over a spirited opposi tion bringing a dubious gospel of sen sationalism a new sort of talk about sex appeal and a debauchery of soter taste that couldnt be headed off radio followed with its disarming mir aculous air thrusting jazz and the twanging jargon of a cheaply restioss age within the four walls of nearly every home in town Old Ackland staggered but carried on as well as it could There appeared to be compensations The swarming motorists spent money in town Brcck ehridges new soda fountain was twlca is big as the old one Jim Swan bought the Beadon property next door to the bakery and built an addition with a white lunchroom on the Real property values were looking up Old Joe Harmer who wore a full beard and smoked fifteencent clears and ran the coal and feed business down by the tracks and owned consid erable land and was head selectman didnt appear to be worried In liis quietly substantial way he talked prosperity and the grocers and butch ers and druggists and hardware men listened And so ewiftly a town thst Senate Fails to Override Coolidge iVeto spotiflimsy and ugly In the general bewilderment only the Age stood firm For the flavor and tone of old Ackland Young Hum Pew rising to the situation with a good deal of the old mans courage and wit fought the new disorders motion pictures hot dog shacks tour ist camps commercial dance fought them all and lost When by way of a sort of climax a pair of swarthy aliens from nowhere applied for a permit to open a pre tentious rondhouse actually within the town not two miles from the Cenln the historic editorial column of the Age fairly thundered There were public hearings in the town hall pri vate arguments in Breckenridges ami In Sam Buttons barber shop much anxious comment In the seclusion of pleasantly dignified homes In the course of time the selection gave those aliens a victuallers licence and acolonial mansion was rebuilt with glassedin porches in a pirc grove conveniently aside from the stato road The place was opened Li quor flowed of course Girls ot the town wero lured there Motorists from Boston from Worcester from GoJ knew where foregathered Fights oc curred Nearly every Monday brot re ports ot drunken road accidents Young Ham refused their advertis ing and hammered relentlessly on Every week he hit out But the swarthy ones shrewdly bought their provisions at the Center They made friends This and that citizen began to be heard of as a frequenter of tlie place This roadhouse has much to do with the story Young Ham seemed when you met him a modern enough product Hed been to college He came back from France a captain of artillery had contacts enough knew tho worn pretty well indeed He wasnt a talk er kept his own counsel The town discussed him uncertainly strange new postwar world was KO strong Most of them were one way or another caught up in It At bot tom tlrey werea practical folk The Independent human individual these days had a rather mean row to hoc Among the puzzling forces that combined in that immense line of force called the United States the dominant note was organization Like old Ham young Ham Pew editor stood alone On his own two legs There was something appeallngly quixotic in tho picture An ioned personal survival of character and conviction in a rather wistfully oldfashioned town He was dun for another hicrrrcst In his life TO BE CONTINUED Read tomorrow nhnut Hams sister mnkfnp a date nt Jazzlnnd tile road house on Hie ONLY 4 VOTES WERE LACKING TO PASS BILL Curtis Changes Belief and Sides With Presi dent BULLETIN WASHINGTON May determined fight to prevent adjournment of congress on Tues day developed toIay in the senato and action on tlie question was blocked for the day by Senator JLnFolIctte republican of Wiscon sin WASHINGTON May change oi heart by three republi cans one a candidate for the presiden ial nomination and a lone democrat oday iad helped to bury another Me NaryHaugen farm relief bill In sustaining President Coolidges veto of the measure yesterday 31 to 50 the senate lacked just four votes to obtain the required twothirds ma jority for repassage But this assistance was not forth coming and farm relief legislation thus was killed for the present ses iion Senator Curtis republican Kansas a candidate for tho Kansas City nom ination was one of the four former supporters of tho bill to go over to the presidents Bide The other three senators who for merly voted for passage and helped sustain the veto were Sackett Ken tucky and Colorado re Florida dem Pnrty Lines Divided Senator McNary republican Ore Son coauthor of tho bill expressed satisfaction with the vote He hac previously predicted the futility of at tempting rcpassage but brot the Ml out for the test as a last resort foi legislation at this session No attempt was made last year to override the presidents first veto ol the McNaryHaugcn bill which for it severity of denunciation on grounds ol unconslitutionnlity ranked almost or a par with the veto message sent tc the capltol three days ago With party lines divided tho vote found 0 republicans and 32 demo crats voting to sustain the veto and 29 democrats 20 republicans and the lone farmerlabor senator lined up foi rcpassagc Four republicans wren paired for the veto with four republl nans nnd four democrats against it Littlo discussion preceded the vote Severely condemning the veto sage Senator Caraway democrat Ar Yllcn lvas alow kansas said It was so inconsistent nclther ras that if a five year old boy could not was last seen outside detect the contradictions In it lio ought to be sent to an Miner Rescued After 6 Days VHX VSr ing Victims MATHER May tombed for more than six days in he ruins of Mather mine after an ex plosion there last Saturday afternoon John Wade 38 Negro coal loader to lay was reunited with his wife and hree children after having been mourned as dead Ho was found sitting in butt 24 lorth working about two miles back n the mine by rescue teams seeking he remaining dead early last night 3utt 24 is practically half a mile from the right face rooms where the explo sion took place Seemingly none the worse for his experience he was taken to an cmer ency hospital Physicians said that barring danger of pneumonia he was physically sound He said he had wandered about the workings and had lived on contents of miners food buckets he found In various sections of the mine How ho escaped the deadly damp that swept the explosion torn mine was a mystery Officials in charge ol rescue crews are OL the opinion Wade luckily followed air currents He had been underground 14B hours Tho dis aster took a known toll of 174 miners with several workers unaccounted for Another miner Frank Kudicka was rescued alive after having been in tho mine GO hours Spurred on by finding HUNDREDS JOIN SEARCH FOR 4 KANSAS KILLERS Men Thot to Be Colo rado Bandits Hunted for Murder DIGHTON May Roused by the slaying of a physi cian called to dress the wounds of one of four desperadoes who Wednesday killed two officials of a bank at Lamar hundreds of possomen from foui states today were patrollng the rough country here Discovery of the body of Dr W W Wineinger Dighton near Oakley in west central Kansas yesterday cen tered the search In that district The physician was lured from his lome here Thursday night by a man fho said a friend had been injured In tractor accident The doctors body ras found by a road about 25 miles south of Oakley Ho had been shot In the head and had been dead only a THREE STATES IN PROTEST OF DEFEATOF BILL McMullen Suggests Big March on Kansas City Convention May Tn three states Illinois Iowa and Nebraska movements were afoot today to or ganize the farmers attitude on farm relict measures for presentation at the republican national convention in Kan sas City as a result ot the veto of the Wade additional rescue squads today shortly afternoon His automo Several gatherings have been were searching every recess in the had bccu over an embank planned in the stato and automobile were searching every recess in the mine While they held no hope ot finding others living they determined to sparo no effort to explore each butt from thebpttom of theshaft to the three mile limit ot tho working in Bnioliliart Attacks Arguments Senator Brookhart republican Iowa attacked the presidents argu ments against the hill on grounds oth er than the nuestion ot constitution ality and demanded repassagc Ho ex pressed disappointment that the presi dent had not seen fit to follow his suggestion to lot the bill become law without his signature so the contro versial equalization fee could be test ed in tho courts Asked by Senator Edge republican New Jersey if the measure shorn of tho equalization fee would not help the farm situation McNary reiterated that in some instances and perhaps in soma fashion and possibly in a small way the bill without the fee would be of benefit Would Try to Pass It Again I may say without divulging any he added Hint when I was advised nt tho white house that a veto would follow the action of this body jand tho house I said to the president that I would do what I couM to bring back and pass thru this body legisla tion of the character nnd type just suggested by the senator from New Jersey But by the action of the veto It seems the president has even fore closed that avenue which might have benefittod the Tho president had contended the equalization fee was only one of his main objections to the bill FIVE MEN ROB NEBRASKA BANK Customers and Officials Made to Lie on Floor Bandits Escape W3TMORE May The Farmers and Merchants bank here was robbed by five men today who scooped up all cash and securities in sight and fled In a bright red Nash car bearing a county Omaha license Number Officials and customers at the hank wero forced to lie on the floor face downward while the ffans worked A Banker had a tussle with ono oC bandits when ho was slow in town heading In a northwesterly di rection Officials estimated the loss at about or more the aviators who can ny claim to special thrills we nominate the pilot who harl for his pnsscnRpr a lunatic with the killer Stonx City Tribune Give Piny at Douclierfy DOUGHERTY May senior class play of St Patricks high school will be given Sunday night I WEATHER NEXT WEEK For tho upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys nnd the northern nnrl central great plains unsettled with oc showers temperature mostly I ncnr and above normal Japan Favors Kelloggs Proposal to Prevent War Jlay Tunnn has expressed warm sympathy with Secretary Kelloggs proposal for a treaty renouncing war as nn instru ment of national policy and has noti fied the American government that she will be glad to cooperate cordially toward the attainment of that end IOWA FORECAST Mostly fair Snturrtny night and Sunday nltho possibly unsettled at times not much chnnpc in tem perature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at oclock a Saturday HiKhcst Friday 7G Decrees Lowest in Night 52 DeRrccs At a in 58 Degrees Rainfall IR Of an Altho it wasnt particularly needed rain descended Friday night and early Saturday morning to the extent of more than a quarter of an Inch Farm ers wish they could save this for use in the dry spell which always occurs some time during the growing season usually in July or Ausust The wind was in the northwest again liort time when officers reached the ceno shortly afternoon His automo ilcNaryHaugen bill The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation In a resolution asserting that the farmer can no longer he quieted by bunk or empty prepared to call protest meetings Gov Adam McMullen Nebraska urged recruiting of an army of fanners to march to Kansas city to compel the nomination of a candidate favorable to tho farmers cause He said camping grounds would be Provided for the caravan of farm but they must provide their own equipment and food Lester Lehman a Pleasant Plains armer conceived the plan ot modern izing Paul Revere by calling Illinois farmers to protest meetings over tho telephone Several gatherings have bee ment Fear for Cashiers Safety Finding of the physicians body In creased fears for the safety of E A Kesainget assistant cashier of the was kidnaped after thei61bera shot the cashier and president and fled with upwards of in cash and liberty bonds During the search yesterday there were persistent reports that Kcssing crs body had been found near Scott City Kans Possemcn denied this While the fugitives were reported at several places in northwestern Kan sas and southwestern Nebraska the last place nil four ivero known to have visited was Trinidad Colo En tering a drug store there Wednesday night they forced a woman to attend the wounded man Two Killed ill Gun Fight She said he had a serious wound In the side and also had been shot in tho arm He was wounded In an ex change of shots with bank officials in which A N rarrish president of the bank and his son John rarrish were killed Belief that the robbers had turned west again caused Wyoming officers to send posses thru northeast Colo rado to aid volunteers in Kansas and Nebraska IAN GIRL without RESTLESS STARTING ON THIS PAGE Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS May 25 of the day Congress has promised tho country that It will adjourn next Tuesday Lets hops we can depend on it it they do it will be the first promise they kept this season Jf they only hadnt promised it there might be more grounds for hope They just distributed that 222 million of Andys hardearned savings If your part of the country didnt get your share iu because your congressman didnt take a bag with him Andy Payne Cloremore wins footrace but is liable to have to run back to Los Angeles to get his money They got Henry Ford running footraces now He must have left home In one of his own Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1028 MASS MEETING WILL BE HELD SATURDAY EVE 10 J League Urges All Voters EXPLORERS ARE LONG OVERDUE AT KINGS BAY Base Ship Prepares to Head Toward Arctic for Dirigible By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OITT of Spitsbergen more 80 hours the dirigible Italia at 6 p Spitzbergen time lln eastern standard time was lost In the icy regions with fears for her safe ty increasing hourly Quick to respond to an Italian re quest for assistance tho Norwegian ovcrnmcnt promised every aid Roald Amundsen famous Norweg n explorer was reported In ccmfor nce with government officials to head L relief expedition Last word directly from the Italia ecelvcd at Spitzbergon more than US tours ago told the ship fighting fop ind adverse winds tier speed beimr ut seriously Today the wind hnd and was blowing from the Fuel Is Exhausted caravans will carry the protestants to the meetings Gov Len Small Illinois while tak ing no active part in the pixL t in LIIU pressed disappointment over 28 NortKwood Seniors Get Diplomas St Olaf Professor Gives Talk NORTH WOOD May 25 Twenty eight graduates of the class ot JWS of tho Northwoocl high school received their diplomas Thursday niKht at the exercises held in the theater The commencement address was given by Dr Julius Boreas St Olaf college His theme What Northfleld Minn a High School Graduate Worth ness Supt was treated with simplicity and dlrect Biirrun E Beard announced that Miss Marie Holland had won the highest honurs for scholarship main tained thrllout tho four year course second Miss Amy Anderson third Donald Anderson and John Low who tied Awards of cash prizes for tho Mrs S Butler essay contest were won ns follows First Herman IBruntjen sec ond Marie Holland and third James Kittlcson Music for tho commencement pro gram was furnlHhcl by lhr hoys and girls glco clubH which sang several numbers Progress Tiic expansion nnd de velopment of a town ns tho undertaker removes stumbling affl Journal to Attend Senatorial Session in School are there win large attendance at the politica meeting to be held Saturday evcnin at S ocloclc in the high school aud torium said officers of the Afnson Lenguo or Women Voters which i sponsoring the affair Tho senatorial candidates will b presented it the meeting and each wil give campaign views or the Issues W Clark of of the Mason Tity n if Hall aud Clarence Knutson of Clear Lile arc candidates for the state senate J A Nelson or Dccorah candidate for representative to congress also speak Tho league has urged every voting person to attend the meeting and iiuaint himself with the facts of candidates in order to know hoiv to vote Intelligently Mrs T R Holman president of the league will Preside at tho session This is the first meeting of a scHe of preelection events to bo sponsorei by tho league it is announced ac the Morrow Leaves Mexico for United States Visit MDXICO CITY Mny TJwiRht W Morrow American am bassador to Mexico loft Mexico City this morning for a months visit to tho United States It is easy to acquire a ropillnlion ut it takes a nt hard work ti make a pood Herald Spitsbergen advices Indicated tho uel would have been exhausted at 4 ocloclc this morning Tho Italiacould rcmnlii In the nir under favorable conditions at least wo weeks and carried enough fod for the 16 men in tho crew for a month is well us emergency equipment should n landing oix the desolate cap bo necessary The belief In SpilzbcrKen was that the ship was drifting towards the Siberian coast aUho it was possible she may have drifted past Spltzber gen towards Norway In the faff The base ship CItta Dl MHano was nKJo sail tonight jswirch aYrtfible HAS STEAM UP Big Ten Track Performers Compete Under Murky Sky Baird Mason City Is Second in Quarter Mile Race BULLETIN EVANSTOX May J of the 10 events In the BiTen track and field meet run off Uni versity of Iowa was lending in tho table of points with 1C Illinois trailed lit second place with 10 foi lowed by Ohio Slate with 8 Imvns total was mvelliMl by the 10 points picked up in the shot put DYCHE STADIUM EVANSTON May a heavy sky with the clouds threatening another downpour college athletes from all sectors of tho Big Ten competed here this afternoon In the finals of the Western conforoncj ouyioor track and ficltl championship mcct The summaries OUR mile hy Martin Pur due Stinc Illinois second M Thomp son Wisconsin third Petaja Wiscon sin fourth Fields Indiana fifth Time 210 MO yard by Walter Northwestern Buird Iowa second II inches fourth Roberts Iowa 42 feet 8Vi Inches fifth 100 yard by Simpson Ohio State Hester Michigan second KrlsH Ohio State third Hlainats Iowa fourth licimansen Xorthwest crn ifth Time M S10 120 yard high by Cooper Michigan IJodgers Illinois second Pahlmeyer Wisconsin third Ohio Stato fourth Hock away Ohio State firth Time ll S10 Cube of Iowa finished second but was tllsriunliflui for knocking down thrco BERLIN May Dis pntclies from KJnss Bny to tho Berlin press state that tlie Itallas base ship CItta DI Milano has steam up but that northwesterly gale was piling leo floos from Hie Arctic ocean Into Uto bay makingthe vessels exit to search for the Italia extremely dangerous The advices said that watchers nt Klnys Bny wero anxiously listening for Iho Italia late today but without result The Berlin papers nre generally spe culatlnsas to how lonuthe Itnlla would lie able to remain aloft as L free balloon without hoimotors work inp nnd also whether she would ho likely to drift toward Siberia or ta arda Norway The Italian embassy no news Has neservo Itiulio The airship Juis n reserve radio with nn accumulator which onn ho used oven Iho the motors are not operating ind this fact served to innke thn airships incomprehensible to the crew of thr base nhlp Taking into consideration tho stnin of the weather and Iho continuing winds strong belief was Ml todny that Ihe Italia has mndn for tho Siber iancoast finding further efforts to rench Spitzborson fruitless Should the Italia bo down on MIA wastes It carries equipment tn enable the crew of fi including Gen Nobile to flRht their way to safety Tills includes ski sledges Canadian snow shoes nnd sleeping sacks of Reindeer slIn MIGHT BE WRECKED KINGS BAV Spltzbcrgen May 2fl was entertained for safety of tho dirigible Italia this morn ing when the hours passed without TO IMG 15 14 COLUMN 7 PREPS RUN AT AMES 01 Htnyeu in Oist Chicago third Abraham In1competition in the 220yard dash rlinnn Tini j ii vinaii dana fourth Nlckol Illinois fiflh Time 4S 510 Shot by Illinois feet 9 inches Nelson 15 feet 5 inrhns second KorwcLJ Iowa 44 feet inches third Lapp Iowa 43 feet AMES May chances of winning the state high school track meet horp today took nn upturn when men wore qualified In four events during the morning pre liminary rounds No records were broken hut win ning were hfttfrod In Ihreo events lie ISOyard dash discus throw ami shot Foster of Davenport entered the finals In Iho whot put and discus nnd the and Bccknor of Clarinda Htnyed in 120yard high hiirdlas placed three men in final competition while two each survived from Council Bluffs West Waterloo Burlington Kast Don Moinos and ilolncs AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen Faith healin is all xight for them that likes it but I dont want no smartAleck doctor tcllin me I aint hurtin as bad as I think I   

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