Mason City Globe Gazette, May 31, 1928

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 31, 1928, Mason City, Iowa DAILY NEWSPAPER AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION D MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY VOL XXXV UNITED PRESS AND HJTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE FIVE CENTB PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO 202 COOUDGE TO SPEND VACATION IN WISCONSIN i I i Australian Hops Off on Hawaii Flight STUDENTS AND POLICE HURT IN BELGRADE RIOT Protests Continue Over Plan of Italy on Dal matian Coast TTELGRADE May grade passed thru a night of ror and this morning there were manj signs of the destruction Sanguinary encounters between police and stu dents opposed to ratification of the Nettuno convention permitting Italy to get a the Dalmatian coast lastedj jrom S oclockin the evening until to today SworJs revolvers bayonets rifles clubs bricks and all sorts of missiles were freely used Thirtytwo students and nine gendarmes were wounded Seventeen students were arrested but liberated when police feared rades would attempt to rescue them by violence Fortythree workmen who joined the students wero Imprisoned Majiy mounted police were dragged from their horses and almost trampled to death 1 Came Near Being War Only the toleration and patience IV shown by the police and government authorities preventedthe conflict from into open internecine war fare When the students ammunition which consisted jnogtly of bricks clubs and bludgeona wlth revolvers 1 feecanw Kenney Wins 220 Hurdles LASjT TO LAND Capt E Kepner command ing army balloon No 1 in tlic na tional elimination race from Pitts burgh was the last to return after 13 others had been forced down by lightning and storms Captain Kepner landed at Thursday morn ing 200 GUESTS OF COUNTRY CLUB LOSE Six Bandits Stage Sensa tional Raid on Indian apolis Dance TNDIANAPLOLIS May men were under ar rost today an suspects In the sen sational robberj of guests at the Broailmoor Country club last night n which loot valued at inoro than was talien INDIANAPOLIS May one of the most spectacular holdups ever staged here six men late last night held 200 guests at a Speedway day dinner dance at the Broadmoor Country club northwest of tho city limits and escaped with NORWAY SENDS other said valuables at more money jewelry nnd worth club officials than Several of the citys most prominent businessmen and department store owners were among the victims The dinner dance was held in con nection with tho annual 500mile race at th e Indianapolis Motor speedway out v Qualify for Big Meet Local Boy Goes Route First in 26 Seconds McGrath Clarion Second BULLETIN Leonard Keiinof Mason City high school freshman won thn 220yard low1 hurdles in the first event ot the national high school meet at Rosovelt stadium Thursday afternoon His time was 26 seconds McGrath Clarion came In sec ond three yards behind the ing Mohawk Stelnback Yankton S was third Aided by a light south wind ath letes from five states participated in the preliminaries of the National He lays at Roosevelt stadium Thursday morning The track was in Ideal cyn ditlon hard and smooth and records set in the past three years at the lo cal meet were expected to take a fall In tho afternoon competition Four Mason City high school ath letes were among the qualifiers In the 100yard dash and the 220yard low hurdles Two South Dakota high schools Washington of Sioux Falls fend Yankton were successful In hyv ing men qualify in the preliminary marble slabs chand lieis and even the giand piano on the heads ot the police Fearing that further use of firearms wouldcauso wholesale bloodshed the police summoned the fire department which with the aid of ladders ejectrt the students from the hotel and sub dued them by drenching them wltl wrater Every window in the hotel was smashed the was demol ished and tho building wrecked Slavs Are Cautioned The Italian minister Signer Bor rfrero again visited the foreign office today and cautioned the Jugoslav gov ernment that the rioting and demon strations against Italy must be sup pressed He warned that Italy will demand full reparation in behalf of all Italians whose lives qr properties have suffered With reference to the statement r made by the Jugoslav foreign minister M Marinkovitch in parliament yester day that it was unfair to say that Italy had tried to force the passage ot the Netunno convention and that If 1 parliament failed to ratify it would 1 automatically die It is pointed out that the government has an ample majority In the parliament to pass the measure if it sees fit The students however wish to kill tlio treaty by public agi tation beflrs it reaches tho house TO HUNT NfiBIL E Ice Breaker Drafted to Force Way Along Nyrth Coast OSLO Norway May 31 With the senior Hobby steaming north with the first expedition to seek the lissing dirigible Italia by air another essel was being made ready today to arry other airplanes Into the north The Norwegian government took Ver the steamer Ingefour which Is irdlnarlly engaged in the coal trade at To Entertain Chapin Women CHAPIN May J K will be lyjstess to the Ln dlea Aid society of the Hansell church at her home this afternoon The Rev Pritchard is pastor of the Hansell church as well as the Chapin church The GlobeGazette Offers Its Readers Book on Mammoth Cave The strange crystal formations of the great Kentucky caves are but one of natures works of wonder The whole mysterious tale of Americas greatest subterranean marvels Mammoth Cave Colossal Cavern and theKentucky cave area is told In a booklet from our Washington Informationbureau Fully illustrated It will tell you almost as much about the great caves as If you had seen them Available for 4 cents postage and handling cost Uso the coupon eave tomorrow for Spitzbergen The Ingefour tons strongly luilt and considered capable of forg nff her way thru the ice will pro ceed along the coast acting as a moth er ship to aviators who will make short scouting trips over the Icebound Arctic Tho planes will be piloted by Captain RiiserLarsen who Is in Charge of rescue plans and Lieut elt Dietrlchaon both of whom ac companied Roald Amundsen on his polar expedition In 1925 Holm on Way to Lieut Luetzow Holm following lans drawn up by Captain Rllser Liarsen and the ministry of defense will exploro the northern section of Spitzbergen by plane He Is now aboard the sealer Hobby with his air plane and enroute to Spitzbergen The Hobby will atop at Advent bay and take aboard 10 dogs a sledge and upplles and two men tho leader TORN TO PAGE IB COLUMN 5 Frederic J Hnskln Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C 1 enclose herewith 4 cents In coin or stamps for a copy of the booklet MAMMOTH CAVE Name Street State ot town said ike guests were e Jewelry ye si feuesta wearing as to the Identity of the men was obtained altho good descrip tions were given to police The men spent about 20 or 30 minutes in the building before departing Just as the dance was In full prog ress fonr men rushed In tho main door and forced A S Lubcll club manager to hold up his hands Two men with sawed off shotguns rushed into the ballroom and with several companions guarded the entrances and forced all the dancers and other guests to line up against the wall The guests were then ordered to toss their jewelry watches billfolds and all their pocket money Into a large canvas hog Ernest Fisher a guest was struck on the head when he did not comply with the bandits order quickly enough to suit them Couldnt Find Safe A thoro search was made for a safe Two Americans on Board Cross as Ship Out Across Ocean KingsfordSmith Commander Following Treach erous Route of Dole Flyers Hopes to Reach Honolulu by Friday Morning BULLETIN SAN FRANCISCO May Associated Press received a message from tho Southern Cross at a in saying altitude feet Everything O BULLETIN SAN FRANCISCO May Ifcidio Corporation ot America received a message from tho Southern Cross at n in saying that radio trouble which developed shortly after the mono piano took off In Oakland for Honolulu hnil hecn fixed The Radio Corporation said IJio mcssago from tho Southern Cross camo thru clear as a SAN FRANCISCO May United States weather bureau day predicted that the monoplane Southern Cross on its flight to Hawaii uuld have brokenlow clouds uiul moderate to fresh nortJirly winds velocity veraging about 16 miles fn hi first miles Thou tiio forecast was for light and variable whuTs and broken cuniulo ratus clouds until tlio vicinity ot file Hawaiian Islands is approached From len on clear slues and moderate to fresh cast winds 15 to 20 miles an hour ould be encountered No disturbances were charted over the route between San Francisco nd Hawaii May monoplane Southern Cross hopped off from the municipal airport here at a m on a nonstop Ight to Honolulu cmoute to Australia The big ship bounced and careened down the runway at takeoff Icking up speed every second until feet from the start Capt Charles IngsfordSmith flight commander gave it tho stick and the Southern Cross ose about a foot from the ground The speed however was not sufficient and tho plane settled back to he runway More gasollno was fed to tho motors and attaining a speed Will Rogers BDVBRLT HILLS May How would this do as a compromise way to build Boulder dam Put California senators and congress men on their side of the river and Arizonas on their side and let em start throwing bouldera at each othar nnd In a year there would be enough rocks in the river to build Boulder dam The boys are all on their way home now to take careof their campaign contributions Its a tough year for the Every man Is trying to bs elected O3 cheap possible v Even Pennsylvania and Illinois votes was never bringing as little as they are this year It dont hard ly pay a man to vote Tours WILL ROGERS Copy rl jilt 1928 heats Kenn ta Best 26 t Second heat Steinbacti Yankton S Lubbers Webster Bryam Mason and St John Ulceville Best 2T4 100yard er Sioux Holland Northwood Kenney Mason City and Stelnbach Sioux Best Second City Moore Maaon City Prange Pomcroy and Rivers Best tlnn Field men were warming up during the preliminaries for the afternoon which Is scheduled ti start at 2 oclock Among them wa Massey Renwlck stats champion with the shot put Local fans were especially inter ested In the grade school events whicl Included a shuttle and 440yard relay race TURN TO PAGE 1C COL 6 CLAIMSKLAN PAID HEFLIN X i V Committee Hears Southern Senator Got Money for Attacks on Smith WASHINGTON May Testlmony that the Ku KJux Klan had paid Senator Heflln democrat Ala bama Implacable foe of Gov Alfred E Smiths presidential candidacy for speeches In various states was given today by William Zummbrunn gen eral counsel for the organization be fore the senate presidential campaign committee Zummbrunn testified after Represent ative Snell New York had told the committee he knew nothing ot Cover nor Smiths expenditures He said he understood thnt Heflin got for speaking In Ohio for in New York state and cither or for speaking In Iowa CHINESE LEADER TO QUITPEKING Armies of Chang TsoLin Leave Ancient City for Manchuria RENO DEMANDS PROBE IN IOWA tion May Informa reached Japanese military head quarters today that Chang TsoLIn iorthcrn dictator had decided to with draw from Peking In accordance with this resolva portion of tho northern troops was proceeding to Mukden Manchuria Wea IOWA FORECAST unsettled Thursday night and Friday local thunderstorms not milch change in temperatures LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for hour period ending at oclock a m Thursday Highest Wednesday 74 Degrees IKnvest in Night 41 Degrees At A M 55 Degrees Altlio there was a threat of cloudi ness artd possible rain early Memorial day the sun shone thru before noon and the afternoon was as lovely as it could have been on special order The temperature was Ideal being 4 degrees above what is known as minimum summer heat f 76 miles on hour tho piano soared into tho air near the end of the mile nd a Quarter track Once in the alf it rose steadily over ths housetops id 100 feet over and conllnn f j an LIGHTNING HITS BALLOONS TWO FLYERSJflLLED All Entries but One Are Forced Down in Trials at Pittsburgh PITTSBtJRGH May 31 U S army balloon No 1 The last ot the enteredin the national race to LODGE OF HENRY CLAY PIERCE IS CHOICE OF CAL Executive Offices Likely to Be Established at Superior WASHINGTON May President Coolidge has selected a summer white house on the Brule river 30 miles from Superior Wla Mr Coolidge accepted the offer of heirs of Henry Clay Pierce to occupy Cedar Island situated about six miles from Brule The summer white house will bo about 12 hours from Chicago Iri all Ilkelihod the whits house executive offices will be established In Superior while the lodge will consti tute merely ths residence President Coolidge as yet haa decided the exact date of his depar ture but It was said today that he would Icavo Washington ns soon as possible after June 11 when he is scheduled the budget speech here Estate Densely Wooded The estate surrounding the summer white house comprises several thou sand acres mostly wooded actual living quarters of the president will bo situated on a small Island little more than an acre In area reached fromthe mainland by a narrow foot bridge The living quarters on thfe Island consist of a onestory of white birch bark and comprising eight bedrooms The dining room kitchen are In a correa or Aue Denies Roads Associa lion Spent Money to Help Hammill DES MOINES May quest that the senate committee hive Igatlnff presidential campaign ex lltures subpoena Andrew Mellon ao retary of tho treasury and James od Hoover manager to tell ho noney and political favors are heln used to undermine Iowas support Frank O Lowden was made to2a y Mlio Reno president of tho low Farmers union The committee was also rcquesti to question John F D Aue Burlln ton president of the Iowa Good Road association and Col Glenn C Haynes Des Molnes secretary concerning the source of thousands and thousands of dollars bejng spent in hehalf of Says Aue BURLINGTON May John F D Aue president of the Iowa Good Roads association in comment Ing on the request of Milo Reno pres ident of the Farmers union that the senate campaign expenditure Investi gating committee question him and Col Glenn C Haynes secretary of the good roads body as to the source of thousands of dollars spent In behalf of Governor Hammill said thepro posal sounded just like I didnt know the Iowa Good Roads association had spent any money to promote tho election of John Ham Mr Aue said far as I know all money spent by tho Iowa Good Roads association was spent to pro mote tho road building program during the last session of the legisla ture a full acountlng was given that body For the past two months tha Iowa Good Roads association has been mostly busted and I have not been able to collect my mere traveling ex penses The Reno proposal sound just like ThJ trihiotorfed i crew of two Australians and tw6 erieans They were Captain icings ordSmith commander Capl C T P Dim copilot James Warner radio perator and Lieut Harry Lyon navl ator Warner and Lyon are Amor cans An early morning hi made for 5oor visibility hut tho ship pointed its nose Into the wcat without dlfficultj he flight is the first leg of a nlle flight to Australia It was announced before the hopoff hat Warner and Lieutenant Lyon former navy operators would go 11 the way to Sydney Lyon Is a son of Rear Admiral Henry W Lyon U S retired Paris Hill le There 11 a ni Friday Hehas 20 years experience in navi gating the Pacific ocean Warner Is described as one of tho most efficient radio men developed by the navy All the flyers were extremely confi dent on the takeoff and expected to ba In Honolulu within 26 hours They they would arrive there about 11 Pacific coast time tomorrow The men were given maps showing hlpa along the route to Honolulu Weather forecasts Indicated the fly ers would have normal atmospheric conditions altho a severe storm was charted northwest of the Hawaiian route United States weather bureau officials considered ft unikcly tho dis turbanco would get far enough south to Interfere Tho flyers two Australians and two Americana wero confident of success They spent yesterday overhauling the plane and testing instruments and h makingstwo fuel test flights Capt Charles KinstordSmlth pilot an flight commander Cant Charles Ulm copilot and James Warner radio op orator retired early last night Lieut HarryLyon navigator on whos shoulders most of the responsibility o tlio fllgrts success rests after th takeoff stayed up late working on hi charts Lyon and Warner are Amct leans SPANISH FLYERS ON MYSTERY HOP Started Out to Break En durance Record May Be on Way to India MADRID May Th whereabouts of Captains Ignaclo I sios and Francisco Jimenez wli hopped off from Seville at noon Tuof day to break the worlds flight record was a mystery to Spill today Those who thot that the avlatoi had flown eastward toward India sal the airmen Intended to stay in th air until their last drop of fuel was liausted and khat they might bo at some remote spot In India Otlicrs thot they might be flylns Havana Cuba as they had oriKinM planned rlrspito thn ban placod such a flteht by the king and t government t I CORN CROP IS WELLSTARTED ultivation Half Done in Some Parts of State i Oats Need Rain j DBS MOINES May iltivalfon of Iowas corn crop Is well ider way thruout tho state and Is dono in many counties while the op has irfade an excellent start said tarlcs D Reed government mcteoro gist and director of tho Iowa weath and crop bureau in a report today r the week ending May 29 In many localities the second cultl ation has been started ho said Corn anting Is nearly completed with re orts Indicating that tho average dato I corn planting this year was three lys earlier than the averago date for ie last eight years and 11 days earll than last year Oats showeci continued improvement 10 report salj but rain would be cneflcial in nearly all portions of the ate Hay and pastures wero said to e particularly In need of rain but ho drought was reported not to be serl us except In about 10 south central onntlos Rainfall oC Importance dur ng tho week was confined to Du uquo and adjacent counties while amaghi hall was reported at Du iciue Relntoeck and Oskalooso For the first time In May In more linn ID years temperatures averagcc hovo normal for tlio fourth consecu ivo week Freezing temperatures on ho morning of May 28 however aused some damage to garden truck in tlm lowlands Winter wheat was said to be doinR well with rye generally headed and pring wheat and barley In good con litlon but needing rain Mr Reed said hat only a few reports had been re Delved oC damage to corn from cut vorms and other pests and that there been less replanting of corn than or many years a telegram from I Cnptaln W B Kepner the army No 1 entry from Scotl field Belleville III Lieut V O EarocItsoM was In tho banket its Hide The balloon had been aloft for 13 hours the only one of the entries to make an extended flight ami apparently won ilie race PITTSBURGH May batlonists were killed by lightning the national elimination race yea erday Several others were Injured All but ono oE tho 14 starters were inown today to have been forced to arth by a storm not long after the akcoffs Tho balloon unreported today was Army No 1 from icott field Belle llle 111 It was In chargo of Capt E W Kepner as pilot and Lieut W O lareckson as aide Those who met death were Lt Paul Evert Pilot of army 3 Langley field and Walter Morton Akron Ohio aide to Ward T Van Orman lisa of Akron pilot of the Goodyear V and winrier oC tho MORTON elimination for tho last two years Van Orman was In a hospital with a fractured left leg suffered when his balloon struck tho ground with great force after being hit by lightning Morions skull was fractured at the name time Evert met death when struck hy lightning as tho army No S floated itisiinderstooil for fishing that Is reported n the Brule river In addition the temperature is cool thus meeting an other of the requirements for a mcr presidential residence Altho woods cover most of the es tate a garden is available close to thn bungalows on tho mainland The es tate is crisscrossed by walks and trails Near Canadian Border The summer whlta house will be sit uated In Douglas county and there foro almost on tho Canadian border Its selection was unexpected here since tho Impression had prevailed that Mr Coolidge desired this summer to go to New England A survey of residences offered him however showed Cedar Island lodge to be the one which offered the great est opportunities for amusement and change from Air Coolldges capital ac tivities His pleasantexperiences last summer in the Black Hills of South Dakota understood to have in fluenced him to make a trip westward IS LUXURIOUS HOME feet in Ruth Makes It No 19 This Time Off Senators NEW YORK May 7uth crashed out his nineteenth home run ot the 1328 season in tho thlrll nnlng of todays game between the Yankees and the Senators No one was on bnse the blow sending the Xcw Yorkers off for a 2 to 1 lead Hurst having registered the Bother Yankeerun on a home run In the sec ond inning Hadley was pitching for Washington Campaign Committee the air The bolt also firefl tho big bag whichfell to the earth and was con sumed Everls aide rIeut U O Ent North umberland was unhurt James F Cooper Akron Ohio aide on the City of Cleve land was shocked and suffered burns when lightning pierced his balloon He was In a West moreland hospital where his condition was reported as fair Carl K Wollam Ohio pilot the Cleveland entry escaped A number of the balloonlsts wero slightly cut and bruised as their craft came t o earth somtlmes voluntarily as tho storm grew more and more icvcro an dagaln as the baskets caught In trees or on wires as the ags wero forced to the ground All came down within the comparatively small area of two moreland and Fayette SUPEElOn May A luxurious summer homo In a forest of primeval pine and cedaioverlook Ing the tumbling Brule river a stream filled with trout nnd only an hours ride Iiy car from Superior will be tho uumtncr whlta house of President Coolidge fn Wisconsin Equipped with all modern conven iences tho pstato of Henry Clay Pierce New York financier and one tlmo part ner of John D Rockefeller is ranked us ono of the most pretentious In Wis consin Mr Pierce died last year Tho was offered to thn president lust summer hut ho decided Instead to go to tho Black Hills of South Do koto Tho president will bo afforded abso lute prlvncy In the estate Good grav eled ronds lead to it but the homo Is et hnck among tile trees down In a eep valley of the Brule Moro than TUHN TO PAOR COMJMN 2 Delays Visit to Ohio WASHINGTON May Temporary postponement of the visit of a senate presidential campaign In vestigating subcommittee to Ohio was announced today hy Chairman Klelwcr after an executive session of the en i tire committee Greene American Legion Sponsors Carnival Event GREENE May fiveday car nival will Ixj sponsored by the Amer lean Legion post tho week of June to 9 AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Pa aint never said nothin about me bein wasteful in the kitchen since that time I give him hash nine days handrun ;

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