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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 11, 1928, Mason City, Iowa                                DAILY NEWSPAPER fofirtif HOME AND MASON CITY TIMES V3 VOL XXXV UNITED PRKS INTERNATIONAL NKWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JUNE 11 1928 TIVE CENTS PER COPST ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASKD WIRE HEPOIVr NO 211 ETS GET IT OVER QUICKLY SAYS MELLON f Expeditions Rush to Aid Italia Down on Arctic Ice TWO OF SHIPS SCREW INJURED URING LANDING xpl9rers Set Out Across Ice in Two Parties to Seek Land Sidelights of Convention mo T BAT Spitzbergen June AFIrSafo after a perilous landing the Arctic sea in the partially ilirlgiblo Italia the crew of Noblle North Pole airship was slill gravest danger today as expeditions land air and sea got under way to j them out of the frozen wastes ihorth ot Spitzbergen as speedily as possible Speed was tho watchword tf the res for every moment lost meant an In the danger that the IS men of the dirigible were facing TJwided into two parties two of their number who were In ured when the airship came down the ice after the gondola haO napped off the men ot the Italia to ere slowly seeking to reach least land the nearest body o and to the point at which the dirlglbl iame down after her brilliant voyage the North Pole more than two 3cks ago While a great tide of hope and re Uief had surged thru the crew of the bass ship Cltta Di Mllano last week when radio contact long miss ing there were today for the safety of the men t oft froilltand open watei ul fir Ittnri The concentration ol Kansas Citys hotel district and the proximity of a o the huge convention hall are mat ers which have impressed themselves all delegates AVithln three blocks of the hall ars no less than 50 hotels ncluding all the larger onea and it is possible for one person to leave his own hotel and reach the most distan one by foot within five minutes I ray we By W EARL Slaff Correspondent Mason Citys representatives in the reconvention activities up to Sun ay night included Hanford and Mrs lacNidcr J E Blythe T A Potter V J HolahaniMr and Mrs Glen laynes and Roy Iloberts And this is well for the Kansas City taxi fare starts at 40 cents when yov enter the taxi and theres an extra 10 cents every block ov two Just as the automobile bcaring T A Potter W J Holahan and Hoy Hob erts was coming Int9 the edge Kansas City Saturday night anothe car whizzed by at the rate of 75 mile an hour It bore a North Dakota li cense plate and across tho back was a huge sign with this inscription North Dakota Wants Hoover and MacNider BORAH INSISTS ON PROHIBITION AS PLANK rlatform Completed by Is Ready for Committee KANSAS CITY June tentative draft of the republican party platform as embodying the ad ministration ideas on tho questions of tho day was completed tcday by Sen ator Smoot of Utah chairman ot the platform committee and those who have been collaborating with him This draft will be presented to the committee after its formal ment tomorrow by the convention at the opening session Along with it there will be offered many other sep ato planks for consideration by the committee including half a dozen drawn by Senator Borah ot Iilaho chairman 6E the scnata foreign rela tions committee While the Idsihoan may get the vole of his delegation for tlie presidency hestated todriy that his sole interest Weaver Hollowell Fights Occupy lowans Attention MacNider Kept Busy Keeping Down Convention Booms to Make Him Vice President By W EAKL HALL Staff Correspondent CITT June the quiet before the impending storm national republicanism the 200 or more lowans who have descended upon Kansas City were focussing at tention today on the battle between j Charles A Huwson and Harry O Weaver of Wapcllo for the national committeemans position Coupled with this is a contest between Mrs Tom Hollowell of Fort Madison and Miss Martha McClure of Mount Pleasant tor national committee woman Mr Rawson who has held the office since 1924 la allied with Miss McCluro while Mrs Hollowell who is present committee woman is lined up with the Weaver forces with the probabil ity of winning or losing with him Both suits arc claiming IS votes out of the total of 20 Obviously some body is wrong The conflict in claims arises chiefly In the third and fourth districts Both sides have been court ing the favor of the four districtdeltj and tVie one delegate at large from this Hoyer caucus at Muehlebach hotel Prominent among the activq ers for Weaver work and Ice N land been straining even nerve foi Italia s signals The Italia s radio atlon has lieen weaker and sending only short It is ot bellevefl that this is an Indication fthat ils radio apparatus Is failing but f that the Itallas operator is saving the Scnerg in the accumulator which proh lably will be sufficient only for a few jVmore was in tho platform which the parly j Vandeveer and Lichty Some is to adopt and that he wanted thing these men have said has been A It ho the Mason City man has given j JSSUGS clearly set forth with strong Interpreted by both the Hawson ami explicit orders to the contrary his pronouncements o pvoliifcstion ami Weaver forces ns a pledge of sup name as a possibility for the vico pres idency bobs up wherever one goes Its mentioned almost as often as the names of Curtis or Capper Tilson Connecticut house leader has estab lished headquarters for his vies presi dential campaign Governor Hammill ot Iowa and Senator pt South Eakolj are oceasIonW capacitj corruption In sovenuisent and j port The decision In the contest wil Senator UorsiVg corruption pUnkjIe reached tonight when tho Jowa carries no names but It was delegates assemble for a dinner aim stood the question of naming some iber ee is also oackground of the con Attention was being directed today o a report that Vice President Dawes lad withdrawn from the race for pres cient and contented himself with seek ng renominntlon as vlco president This was given credence by the New York HeraldTribune but It was ac cepted with considerable salt at Hoov er and Lowdon headquarters Jack MacNider was busy trying to keep down a boom for him for vice iresldcnt among service men delegates Irom the western and southern states Jay Williams ot South Dakota was phiying an active part in this activity Important developments involving MacNider were expected during the day A limited number of delegates wear ing equality for agriculture had put in appearance at the farm caravan headquarters and of these there seemed to be more generals than pri vates with palmbciich garb more com mon than denim M J Tobln of Vinton moving spirit in tlio movement wns his time at the Ixnvden headquarters rather than at the telephone building with hia caravansary SANDERS SILENT ON CHANCE FOR DRAFTING CAL Delegates Hope Secretary Might Have Word From President KANSAS C1T5T June Everett Sanders secretary to Presi dent Coolidge and possible bearer of word from white house to the con vcntion arrived hero today as silent on the possibility of Coolidge malting another statement about his avail ability aa is the president himself Mr Sanders declined absolutely to discuss the president He would not deny or confirm rumors that ho had a message from Mr Coolidge to the con entlon and there Were no indications hat he intended to participate in any t the preconvenUon proceedings If tho secretary has a message from he white house he has made no nr HELL SAY WHO those who havefigured In Rnvernment and political turmoils in recent years would beproposed to the resolution committee Genevieve Forbes Horrlck promi nentWoman reporter on the Chicago is one of the 15 representa tives of that paper here at Kansas City She has a room at the Glcnnon hotel where representativesof the Lee Newspaper syndicate are quar tered WEATHER DELAYS I 2 OCEANl LIGHTS Amelia Earhart arid Mabel Boll Forced to Wait for More Smiling Skies TREPASSET N June fog and heavy rain seemed to day to forestall the possibility that the monoplane Friendship could take off for Europe Miss Amelia Earhart Wilmea Btultz pilot and Louis Gordon me chanic had planned to hop off at dawn Levine Says CURTISS FIELD X June A Levine owner of the monoplane Columbia in which Mabel Boil hopes to fly to Europe announced that plans for a takeoff this morn inghad been cancelled because of un favorable weather over the ocean Iowa interest Sunday centered on tho question of selecting a national committeeman There will probably something about this in another column of this paper to be dispatched by wire The test will come Monday night at a dinner cnucaus to be held 11 the Muehlbach hotel for Tlgld enfofceiJient of elifh teerith amendment was submitted to Smooth several days aso and the un dcrstancting Is that it was satisfactory to the resolutions committee chairman This plank has leen approved by four candidates for the presidential nomination and Senator Borah expects its approval His other planks deal with the outlawry of war and foreign affairs generally with disclosures in the federal trade commission invest gation of tho utilities industry and the equalization ot tho tariff as between agriculture and industry Another matter to be discussed1 if lot decided will be tho convention site for the next state republican con vention T A Potter of Mason City las taken a lead inthe proposal that Cresco Girls Delegates to Grinnell Conference CRESCO June is to be represented at the Young Peoples training conference at Grinnell the Misses Lillian Porter and June Reed who have left for that place They will take an eight day training course in Christian leadership and are spon soed by the Crcsco Congregational Sunday school with partial financial aid from interested persons REFUSES PLEA OF OIL MAGNATE iwa LUIVCII u ieau IIImo jn ujJUSdl LIUII p t 1 T 7 T MM F some city other than Des Moines Directed V Crdlct Motion OI should be chosen for the reason that the capital city has not assumed any responsibilities In providing facilities or entertainment the assumption liavlng been that the convention was much required to meet there as the state legislature Cedar Rapids is un derstood to have made a bid for the meeting Several otheraon the state central committee including Kd Illck lln of Wappelo secretary have lined up with the Mason City mnn Mexicos Lindbergh Off Funeral Services for Marble Rock Man Held MARBLE ROCK June services for Lew Carbiener who died at the home bt Theodore Bennett near Floyd Thursday were held at the Methodist church here Saturday after noon in charge of the pastor the Rev A R Co over Mr Carbiener was a member of the Methodist church Relatives from out ot town were his only son Clyde Car biener and wife Hlghmore S hisbrothers Fred and wife of Water loo Will and wife of Charles City Interment was in the East Side cemetery at Marble Rock Stewarts Counsel Is Turned Down WASHINGTON June The motion of defense attorneys for a directed verdict of not guilty In the trial of Robert W Stewart chargec with a disdemeanor for refusing to answer questions put by a senate com mlttee was denied today by Justio Siddons in the District ot Columbia supreme court The jury was excused until tomor row morning when Frank Hogan chief of defense counsel and Leo A Rover district attorney said thej would require the remainder of the day for argument on motions for in struction Hogan noted exceptions when the court refused to direct a verdict for Stewart Ho also moved for reconsid eration of the ruling striking out de fense testimony to show wrhici mem bers of the senate public lands com GAL READY FOR TRIPTO BRULE Presidential Train Will Leave Capital Monday WASHINGTON June iwssiijility that president and Mrs Coalldges trip to Wis consin for the summer scheduled tonight might have to be posl ponert was seen in a recurrence to clay of Mrs Coolldgcs Indisposition which kept her connned to her bed for some time several months ago WASHINGTON Juno Losing no time in leaving the capital after his last speaking engagement here this evening President Coolidge will leave Washington tonight for Brule to spend tho summer there Accompanied by Mrs Cooiidge and one of tho largest clerical and servant staffs thai ever moved to a summer Carranza Hopes to Get Capital Within 24 Hours to MEXICO CITY Tune Ciipt Kmilio Carranza known as Mexicos Lindbergh hopped oft from tho Valbucna flying field fqr Wash ington at a m to return Colonel ihulberghs good wll flight of several months ago Tho plane called the MexicoEx celsior was built in San Diego by the builders of tho famous Spirit oC Saint Louis and was flown by Car ranza from San Diego to Mexico City on May 25 The aviator plans to fly to Washing ton by way of Tampico and New Or leans crossing the GulC of Mexico Carranzas nonstop flight from San Diego to Mexico City made him a national hero It was the greatest flight a Mexican had ever mnde Carranzas San DiegoMexico City flight was preparatory to his nonstop flight from the Mexican capital to Washington Tho Mexico City news paper ISxcelslor originated the idea conducted a campaign for popular sub scriptions to buy a plane and selected Carranza as the Mexican Lone white house Mr Coolidge expects to reach Cedar Island lodge on the Brule mlttee were actually present Stewart was called before It when Once it was hlun blood that made aristocrats now Its the greenback Clinton Herald r i IOWA FORECAST Mostly cloudy Monday night and Tuesday with probable local showers anil thunder storms warmerMonday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S a m Monday Highest Sunday 73 degrees in 34 degrees 8 a til 48 degrees Weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m Sunday Highest Saturday 61 UenreM Iovvest n night 31 degrees The mercury to the lowest Icv thus for in Juna on Saturday night Sundays temperature showed to summer weather Rogers Lands in Kansas City Forms New Party river about Wednesday miles from Superior He er expected to ington with En hours reach Wash or between G and S oclock tomorrow morning His owto was 1y way of Tampico New ansemcnls for making it public How ver from his room in tha Muehlebach wheve he and Mrs Sanders are topping tho secretary will bo in ft losition to Keep in touch during he lay with the white house should DO desired For e qf Habit Says Sunders Mr Sanders declared ho was com ng to the convention from force of habit recalling he had long been in the custom ot attending the partys national Conclave He was for many ears a member of the house from ln dlana Tlie name ot CalvinCjCJlflpe how ng the convention actlvl y in a question mark puifcllng mind In the decision of Mr Mellon who heads the powerful Pennsylvania un Instructed delegation ot 79 Hoover men expected to see the answer to the Coolidge question The quiet secre tary ot tho treasury has suid he has no word from the president but hia preference of Mr Coolidge for another term Is not disputed His statement re cently that he favored Secretary Hoov er of the candidates In the field left him uncommitted and led to tho belief that he still held hope for drafting the president No one professes to know what Mr Coolidge will do He never has had a confidant and no one presumes to say ho has now No one Is willing to risk views in quotations but there aro many knowing winks and high signs from the Inner circles of all factions Over In Hoover headquarters there Is evident a feeling ot confidence that Mr Mellon will turn definitely to Mr Hoover and Hoover men say this will give them the decision Coolidfie Can Sny Iho Word On tho other hand there ore die hard Cooltdgodelegations Including such leaders as Charles Hilies of New York and J Henry Roraback nation al committeeman for Connecticut It Is their Intention to cast the votes in their power for Coolidge on the first ballot unless other word is That word they emphasize must come direct from the president Connecticut Is reached early in the roll call and Its solid vote for the president followed by BI sizable block Secretary of the Treasury An drew Mellon above holds the key to tlie presidential nominee situa tion with his unlnstrucled Pennsylvania delegates The delc Kation is expected to go for Hoov er SECRETARY CAN INSURE HOOVER Opposition Forces Hope to Swing Pennsys Strength By BYRON PRICE Associated Tress Staff KANSAS CITY June gigantic whirlpool of speculation nd nervous expectancy gripped tho ssembltng republicans loda center ig about Mellon of Pennsylvania and weeping with fury against the hound ng craft in which the political ene ios of Herbert Hoover have chosen eek a common fortune With the opening of the convention ess than 24 hours away and Secre ary Mellon speeding toward Kansas City with his unpledged and vastly mporlant Pennsylvania delegation ot p the Hoover leailern and some of the best of Mr Mellons personal friends declared It was as sure as any thing could be in politics that Pennsylvanians would go to Hoover on the opening That almost certainly would nomi nate him Wants It Done Suon d tl Ji C 1 The treasury secretary was quoted as having expressed a determination to have it all over quickly This may or may not jmeau that all possibility ot MUST REMOVE FOREIGN FORCE Manifesto to Powers Says Withdrawal Must Be HEAR IT FROM WHO DES MOINISS June republican iiationnl lion will be broadcast thru Bankt ers Ute radio atatloit This i station ta Included in the hookup 1 from Kansas Citr will begin at 19 a Tuesday a ri morning He Is not exOrleans Montgomery and Atlanta to pected to return to Washington until tlie middle of September The train load of persons traveling Ry WILL ROGERS Special Correspondent at Kansas City KANSAS In here yesterday i Chicago and made a forced on the backs 21 candidates who were laying out in the grass on their stomach trying to figure out some way to stop Hoover The propeller struck one In the head and that gave an original idea He says Boys lets be honest with Well that was a laugh right there Lets know dont kid ourselves There just dont seem to be any prominent demand for any of UH to he president so what ran we Well Just then the Iron tall piece on the jlano skidded off another socalled favorite sons head and set him think ing seriously Well if nobody wants what do you say we all get together and stop the fellow that the majority Thats a great says all and In what sounded like unison they asked What will wo call our Lots tall it the dog In the manger party Thats great now members can we trust each other We can until this candidate Is stopped and then Its every fallow for Xow thats understood Wo all sign an agreement that we wont start kill other off unltl nfter have TlKX TO TACK 10 COIAMN 4 with President and Mrs Coolidge in clude E T Clark Mr Coolidges pri vate secretary Rudolph Forster ex ecutive of the white house and Pat j McKenna veteran doorkeeper at the white house executive offices Half a score ot newspaper men and as many photographers will also be on the train besides about a dozen secret ser vice operatives and about 20 house hold employes including cooks house keepers and maids Everett Sanders secretary to the president left Washington on Satur day to attend the republican national convention at Kansas City and will join President Coolidge at Brule as soon as that Gathering has concluded ts work Altho his residence will be In the wild section of Wisconsin and at a ms ance fiom a population center Mr Coolidge will have ample facilities to keep In constant touch with the con vention developments In addition to a radio tlie chief executive will have special telephone and telegraph lines at his disposal In this respect Mr Coolidge will be on exactly the same footing as if he were in Washington Norn Springs Girl Gets Job NORA SPRINGS June Marjory Clifton who has completed n twoyear course at Coe college will teach at Mitchell the coming year of New Yorks votes is admitted by leaders to be the possible starting point ot a stampede All hands admit the nomination is Mr Coolldges it he will permit it SHANGHAI Juno Nanking government council the Nanking government official news agency announces has drawn up manifesto addressed to tho powers having treaties with which states Foreign troops must lie ivHhilrawn from China EKING June Pe king all but Isolated refugees were thronging the legation here today A note of the foreign diplo mats to the nationalists charging tad faith in carrying out an agreement for the peaceful occupation was un answered Troops of one of the military allies of the nationalist cause were in tin city but their commanderinchicf Gov Yen Hsilliin of Shnnsi had de cided it was not prudent to come to Peking at present There were indica tions that another military ally of the nationalists Feng YuHslang would hlmselt take over control Peking to day was practically surrounded by his troops They outnumbered the Shansl forces two to one Bandit troops were lobbing nil travelers even those hearing dinlo matlc credentials and highways from the city were no longer safe for auto mobile travel Telegraphic communi cation was severed Railroad trains a Pennsylvania vote for Coolidge or even a delaying complimentary vota for Mellon himself has disappeared Hut the very stVong assurance of the Hooverltes la that it means jut that and there need no longer he tentof a Coolidge stampede From another quarter far across the country came a similar word ot choer for the Hoover managers Sen ator Borah of Idaho addressing the li delegates from his stale who are pledged to vote for him if he wants it declared candidates remain In the and and said that In his opinion it would he highly dangerous for tho parlv to attempt to force the nomination of Three Employes in U S Norfolk Navy Yard Scalded j NORFOLK Juno Three civilian employes of the Nor folk navy yard today were scalded to death while at work in the number 1 boiler room of destroyer Bruce The dead arc 13 II Mumlen and Charles H Rryan machinists Nor folk and Joe Joyce machinists helper Porlmoulh Will Rogers KANSAS CITY June day being Sunday I just sot an Idea I would see just how religious all these politicians really are ns I heard that religion might play some part in the fall festivities So I grabbed a cab and rushed from one church to the other all over town and not a single candidate or dele gate or even lelegntress was among the worshippers Still this fall In the campaign you will hear thorn get up and shout our religion is the bulwark of our great and glorious country we must continue to be Godfearlns peoplr Our church is our salva Well our churches are our sal vation but some of those babies wont bo among those rescued Yours WILL ROGERS P is just sitting at tho depot waitingfor Uncle Andy Mellon to come and tell em who will be nominated He is the head man in this show Copyright 1928 Garner Women Attend Britt Lodge Installation GARNER June C E lames Mrs Leo Schmidt Mrs leorgo Ileglik Mrs Lewis Schlous ierr Mrs Ed Stell attended the ban uet and initiation of the Catholic daughters of America at Britt June The Initiation work was put on vy the Wesley court team were tied up In the city adding to the number of refugees Among them was tho second wife of the Kmperor Kwans Hsu with her retinue Glren lies Moines Pastorate DKS MOINES June William Horatio Phelps son of a for mer president of Coe college has been named pastor of Central Presbyterian church here Ho hns boon supplying his fathers former pastorate In Conn ell Bluffs Add II More for Hoover On the strength of this the Hoover managers clialkcd up 11 more fit Hoover bringing their total very close indeed to the nominating mark of 515 without even counting Penn sylvania Still the allies were not rendy to quit In a burst of confidence Senator Watson of Indiana whose home state Is supporting hhn for the nomi nation declared his information was that Hoover had lxpn stopped Kan ins meantime canvassing tlie pros ects of favorite son Senalnr Cur tis derided lo Btlck lo him regardless 1 what might happen Confidence In Hoover Camp In the Hoover camp there was new note oc confidence as the Penn sylvania specials sped westward The word was paswd quietly about that al was woll that advices ot sufficient authenticity had preceded Mr Mellon to Knnsns City and that the fight for Hoover wns definitely won Among many of the there ap peared a complete belief that Mellon in somo way had become committed TURN TO PAGF 10 COLUMN 3 Mrs Hollowell Silent on lowans Turning to Hoover By ROBERT A BROAD Associated Press Staff KANSAS CITY June Iowas national committccwoman Mrs T P Hollowell ot Kort Madison has neither denied nor confirmed a previous statement attributed to her that Harry Weaver of AVapello would be liUely to be one of the sec ends to the motion to nominate Her bert Hoover secretary of commerce at the republican national convention here Her previous statement was denied however by Weaver himself n candi date for national committeeman against the Incumbent Charles Raw son of Des Molnes former United States senator A factional dispute seemed ready to be ironed out tonight at a meeting of the Iowa delegation Mr Rawson said he did not on re enter Into the alleged controversy I iptween Mrs Hollowell and Mr Weaver By that he said I am Iteeping out of j Mrs Hollowell and Mr Rawson took UP headquarters last night it the same hotel the Muehlbach in the center of things delegation has decided to hold Its caucus In the bannuet room of the Muehlhach Instead o the Common wealth hotel headquarters for the states Mr RawHon this morning was In conference with flovcral of IIH lieu tenants relative o the procedure to follow In his effort na tloncil conimlttecmnnBhip AUNT HET By Robert Quillen None of my folks ever was feeble minded but Amic lias to hold Cousin Ben when the magician askf for three men to come up on the   

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