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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 14, 1928, Mason City, Iowa                                AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAL EDITIOH VQL XXXV Mjira SBRVlca MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 14 1928 r CENTS PER ootr PHEHS LEASES WM fa 214 FIGHT DEVELOPS OVER PARTYS FARM PLANK i PLANK FAVORS PXTROLINGOF SURPLUS GRAIN Foreign Policy of Presi dent Indorsed Lauds 5 Mellon Record CITY June AE Ignoring any mention of the contro equalization foe or the jJfcNaryHaugen bill but pledg ing every assistance in the re Jar ganizati on of the farmers machinery the plat Sorm upon which the republi candidate lor president stand in the November elections was presented to the Convention today for its ap The farm plank agreed upon jifter long and tedious hours of labor in the resolutions com Jnittee declares a big problem ftaces but instead of MacNider Selection Equalization Fee Plan Made Basis of Minority Report on Farm Aid Plank Would Put Party on Record as Indorsing System of Distributing Costs of Handling Surplus Impossible to Adjust Production KANSAS CITY June equalization fee principle of the twice vetoed McNaryHaugen bill constitutes the basis of the farm relief plank proposed to the republican convention today by a minority of tho resolutions committee as a substitute tor the plank incorporated in the platform in Us stead by a 35 to 15 vote Calling attention to the agricultural surplus problem but not mentioning he fee by name the minority plank seeks to put the party on record as be ievlng that any operations undertaken to assist farmers to meet this prob em should be largely under the direction ot farmers cooperative associations with the use only such federal powers as are necessary to distribute the costs and losses that may be incurred in dealing with agricultural surpluses over each market unit of tho crop whose producersare to be benefited by equalization fee which prompted President Coolidge twice to veto the McNary JHaugen bill it proposes the enactment of legislation creat ing a federal farm board power tp set up farmer owned and controled corporations or kssociations to prevent and control surpluses thru orderly distribution MacNIDER BOOSTER uch assistance The plank subsequently Indorses the aim and principle of thus dls ributing the costs of concerted action over the commodity and pledges efforts by ths party lor the jeriection and support of a measure based on this principle which can re ceive general support and become a The full text of the minority plank ollows No issue confronting the notion Is of more vital importance than that upon which depends the future or our agriculture Wo recognize that there s and has been since the war a dis parity between farm prices of tho main cash crops of agriculture and Lhe costs that enter Into farm produc tion The republican party pledges that the united efforts of the legis lative and executive branches of gov ernment so far asthey are controled by ths party will be devoted to the STEWART FOUND NOT GUILTY OF QUIZ CHARGES Jury Decides Oil Man Innocent of Refus ing Answers WrXSHINGTON and pledges to maintain anc the policies of President Toolldse f Pledged to Law Enforcement iv The much discussed topic of prolii ifcitlon which llko the farm question proved a in the resolutions discussions is disposed a law enforcement plank pledging jhe party and its nominees to tho ob servance and vigorous enforcement pf the eighteenth amendment The agricultural problem is nation in scopcj tho farm nlank declares and as ouch is recognized by the republican parly which pledges its strength and energy to the solution Ipjf the same Realizing that many farmers are Jfacing problems more difficult than those which are the portion of many either basic industries the party is Rnxious to aid in every way The plank Promises assist Kce in the reorganization of the inar keting system on sounder and more lines and where diversifi pation is needed government financial during the period of transi TARIFF IS VITAL and maintain The farm ciuestion also Is touched upon In tho tariff plank which dc fclares i is us Vila 46 American agriculture as It Is to American republican It continues phelleves that the home market built Mp under the protective policy be Jtongs to the American farmers and K pledges its support of legislation fwhich will give this market to him to TURN TO PAGE i COLUMN 1 The GlobeGazette Offers a Booklet on Presidency Fot tmpaign reference you will want summary ot the lives ana of tho preajdents since GK Washington their elections UUcal faith births deaths marriages religion oppos ing candidates and other Impor tant facts of their careers Our Washington Information bu reau has prepared this material in handy 40 page booklet form with ia portrait of each president A f copy will come toyou cents postage and handling cost Use ths coupon purchasing power ot form and the complete of agriculture West Helped Start Party The republican party had its birth in the union ot the agricultural west and tha industrial east affirm that tilesuccessful development and protection of agriculture ns a nations basic Industry has been one of the greataccomplishments of the republi can party Under the protective poll cies fostered by successive republican administrations agriculture and Indus try have advanced side by side It Is of fundamental concern that a proper balance be maintained between them in tho future and we plorfge the party to the enactment in future tariffs of agriculture schedules commensurate with tarrif fs on industrial products We recognize that owing to the limited human control that can be exercised over forces that govern vol ume of farm production it is impossl le for farmers hy concerted action to djust their production to demand as ccurateiy as can be done in other pro active lines We also recognizethat iur nationalpolicies of the past have xpanded the agricultural pTan of the nation as the foundation of national vealth and security factors are esponsible for the existence of occa ional or regular market surpluses In ome of the most widely grown intViimit the effectiveness ot the tariff n cflualfzainfr the differences between ho costs of production In this coun ry with foreign competitive lands hav ng lower living standards Calls for Legislation The republican party recognizes hat this surplus problem of agricul ture calls for national legislation to aid tho farmers In Us solution since he number and wide distribution ot tha producers of many Important crops renders concerted action In landllng surpluses Impossible We do not favor legislation which attempts to correct this situation thru direct or ndlrect treasury subsidies We be lieve that any operations undertaken to assist farmers to meet this pVoblcm should bo largely under the direction of cooperative associations with ths use of only such federal pow ers as are necessary to distribute the costs and losses that may be incurred n dealing with agricultural surpluses over each marketed unit of the crop TUIIX TO PAOE 2 COLUMN 2 of the board ot Irtaiini Ol Co was acquitted today by a jury n the District of Columbia supreme court ot charges of refusing to answer qu tions of the Senate Oil committee con cerning Liberty Bond Oil profits of the Continental Trading company 4 The wealthy oil man was charged with a misdemeanor for alleged viola tion of Section 102 of the crlmlnc code which provides punishment for a regularly summoned witness to fuse to answer pertinent questions asked by a congressional committee Stewart maintained the questions asked last February by the commit tee were not pertinent Frederic J Haskin Director The Mason City GlobeGazelle Information Bureau Washington C I enclose herewith 6 cent In coin or stamps for a ropy of he booklet PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES Street State DIES IN LONDON Veteran Suffrage Leader Had Been 111 but Short Time LONDON June Ihe most picturesque figures in th oman movement Mrs Em mellne Pankhursl died this morrUn in a London nursing homa at the ag of 69 Death came after a compara lively short Illness Mrs rankhufat was the rflst mil tant suffragist In efforts to obtain th vote for women millions of whom now enjoy the privilege of castln their ballots at the parliamentar election as a result ot tha work her ana her supporters This earl work was often done at great person risk Of late years Mrs Pankhurst ha been a constitutionalist At the tlm ot her death she wag the conservatIV candidate for commons from Whit chapel She was also engaged in th peaceful and prosperous occupation o running a tea room Her daughter recently wrot expressing profound grief that he mother hnfl dcserlctj her old cause progress to which Sylvias rathe Richard Marsclen Pankhurst and a of hncl given long service Just Dog Fight for Vice President Rogers Says By WlLli ROGERS Special KANSAS CITY June whol show has degenerated into nothing hut a dog fight for vice president All we have done today is listen to Senator Fess ex plam what he forgot to say yesterday It seems he left out Roose velts name yesterday and it took him all dny today to alibi for It I dont know who ho forgot todny but he will have o bring It up tomorrow They had a tlmn seating Ihe Texas delegation as there was no law In Texas o apply to a republican pr mary Texas never thot they wou come to a point where there wou ever be any republicans In their stat The Indiana delegation took a da off and went to visit tho most prom nent republican Indlanians at Leave worth They Junt playedtho national a them and when they finished Fc asked tho band lender to play son tiling else while the chairman wnn trying to think ot something to TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 3 e South Dakota congressman declared Thursday nt Kansas City that he nomination of Hanford MacNtdcr for vice president Is Dakota Man Sure Mason Cityan Will Be Named as Running Mate Former Assistant War Secretarys Career Compared to That of Roosevelts lowan Is in Favored By W EARL HALL GIoneGaietto Correspondent TVTANSAS CITT June 1i Loaders in the movement to have Han ford Mac Nlder given second place on the republican ticket recall that Kansas City once before smiled on hint It was here In 1921 that he was elected na tions commander of the American Legion In fact It was in the very hall which Is now housing the republican convention Perhaps Kansas City will be as kind to the Mason City man at this time This morning he Is admittedly only one of a half dozen prominently men tioned for the place But his friends insist that he Is the ona person in the entire list whose candidacy hns received a spontaneous reception from all sections of the country the one whose candidacy is destined to grow rather than shrink The situation is not unlike that two years afro when Dave Stewart of Sioux City was nominated for United States senator to succeed Albert B Cummins The field was cluttered with ambl LEADERS MAKE FIERY PROTEST OF G OJP PLAN Vlinnesotan Gets Hearty Applause for Defense of MidWest CONVENTION HALL KANSAS CITY June convention this afternoon rejected the minority farm plank By BYRON PRICE Associated Press Siaff Writer NOMINATION OF VICE PRESIDENT AWAITS HOOVER BANKERS BODY FOUND IN SHACK 7 i f lobbers ol Lunar stitution Credited In Wrth Fourth Murder Juqs 3lscovery of the body of a man in an bandoned shack near here late yes erdayleft four desperadoes who ently robbeda bank at Lamar redited with a fourth murder The body was identified as that of i A Keasinger assistant cashier ot he First National bank of by the robbers May 23 ast when they fled with a large mountofloot after killing A N the bank and his on John Parrish the cashier Located in tho bad lands ot western shack apparently had not een searched by hundreds of posse Tien who patroled parts of four states or several days after the robbery Vhile there were suggestions thai he body may have been placed in the lut recently this theory generally vns scouted Little hope was held that Kcsslng crs lifewould be spared after the robbers summoned Dr Wine nger of DIghton from his iome the night ot May 24 and sho lim to death Altho posses aided by airplanes learchcd parts of Colorado Kansas Xobrasba and Oklahoma they failec o locate tho fugitives Tho robbers ob tained about in cash and 000 in bonds ist of Entries for Running Mate Is Relate Attempt to Assassinate Prince Kuni on Formosa Visit LONDON Juno Ex chango Telegraph dispatch from Tok yo says that an attempt wai made to assassinate Prince Kuni father of the present empress during his visit to Formosa on May 14 This was learned when tho nreas ban on news ot Lhe attempt was lifted todny Will Rogers KANSAS CITY June while a lot of your minds are sorter half way taken up with this repub lican apple sauce I hope there is enough sanity left to give this Mexican aviator Carranza a hand The one that flew to Washington I knew him down there He Is a groat In any mans country Wo spent all dny here today on resolutions I wish some one would pass one that they adjourn and go home Moses made a speech this morning and denounced Smith and Incidentally eliminated himself from tho presidency If Smith ever gets after him in the cam paign ho vlll make him wish that Pharaohs dnuifhter had never diig him out ot tliosn bull rushes WFLL ROGERS Copyright By FRANCIS M STEPIIENSON Associated Press Staff KANSAS CITY June formal agreement was reached among some ot the republican conven tion leaders today to lay aside the vex ng vice presidential situation until Herbert Hoovers nomination is effect ed and he is given an opportunity to Indicate his wishes Meanwhile the rivalry among the score of candidates was developing some high powered politics today with managers ana rushing about the floor seeking to line up delegates The stock of Vice Presi dent Dawcs was declared on the wane ot some of the Hoover administration group but no outstanding opponent had been developed Turn to Curtis Once more the discussion returned to Curtis of Kansas who is holding oft word to his friends of his avail ability until the presidential race in which ho ta a contestant Is settled Senator Capper Kansas announced there had been a renewal ol talk among the middiewestern bloc foi Curtis and that his name would go be fora the convention unless Hie republi can leader of the senate blocked it Eastern candidates wore making good battle with Senators Moses of NewHampshire and Edge ot New Jer Representative Tilson of Connecti cut and Governor Fuller of Massachu setts In a merry free for all for unIn structed delegates Senator Reed of Pennsylvania was actlvB on the floor for Moses but Til sons crowd claimed a large number of pledged votes including some west and south Some Talk of Deneen Senator Deneen of Illinois contin ued to be mentioned but there was the suggestion that unless his delegation could support Hoover it would serious ly handicap his chances The senator himself was taking no Interest in the affair but the Illinois delegation was talking it over and there were indica tions he would be put forward Governor of Missouri and for mor Governor Hyde of the same state were frequently mentioned during the vice presidential test tlous candidates from all sections of tho state each with his own particular backing but with no appeal to the imagination of the state as a whole Young Nationally Known MacNider occupies the favorable position of being a young man na tionally known with an ability for ef fective and spectacular stump cam paigning who will come Into focus when the favorite vanish from sight as they will on the second bal lot There are servico men on every state delegation more than 200 in all and service manis a potentiu voter for MacNISer Moreover thes service men are sowing the MacNider seed in their respective delegations Royal Joh n spzj of SouUvY jDalcota freprwenta tit e W cbnif ran land iictiyi leader Inthe isaiied a statement for the press this morii injr he drew attention to the similarity between Theodore Hooscvelt of old and made the assertion that MacNiders nomina tlon appears Kccalls Roosevelt Days Not since the republican conven tion of said Johnson when tho older Roosevelt was for vice president has there been such spontaneous expression In favor ot a candidate for that office as is being given to Hontord MacNider in the Kansas City convention MacNiders age today Is the same as that of Hoosevelt when he was nominated Roosevelt had been as sistant secretary of the navy and Mac Nider hns servedas assistant secre tary of war Roosevelt had EMMELINK PANKHTIRST The noted suffrage leader anil womens worker died at London after a brief Illness i a distinguished rec ord ot service In the combat forces of the United States army In the Spanish American war and MacNHer had n similar distinguished record In the United States army during the World war Tim experience of both in their home and school life was such as to give them the American viewpoint that the American people demands of presidents Roosevelt was the best campaigner ever produced hy the republican party MacNider had the snme attributes the personality the samo idenls of government and the same capacity for riendshlp Nomination MacNider has never been a candi date as candidacies are understood but ils strength Is such as to make his nomination appear Kansas City papers this morning are referring to John Tilson of Con necticut as the leading aspirant for vice president The Journal gives a table to show this Yesterday it was TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 1 PRESIDENT IS SPEEDING WEST FOR VACATION Mrs Coolidge Recovers Illness Sufficiently to BOAKD pitBSibErVrcbotr IDGBS SPECIAL TRAIN EN ROUTE TO SUPERIOR June two daysin leav hiff Washington for his President Coolidge Was pushing steart ily westward today on his way to his Wisconsin summer home At this morning pnssed thru Laughlln on the outskirts ot Pittsburgh in Pennsyl vania With him was Mrs Coolidge whose uddcn indisposition on Monday caused the last minute postponement of Ihe trip Altho she rose from her bed in Ihe while house yesterday to under take the move shq did so after care ful examination of white house physi cians who declared her sufficiently re covered to 1B able to stand the long Journey without undue danger Tho departure of the presidential party from Washington occurred with out special ceremony Mr and Mrs Coolldge left the white ttoiifle for the station almost three hours before the scheduled departure or the train Mrs Coolidge was strong Illness of Pope Denied m Vatican Statement June The Vati can authorized an emphatic denial of a statement published in the news paper II Brillante today that Pius wae suffering from a bad attack of aerterlo sclerosis which was worrying his en tourage The correspondent for the Associ ated Press who called at the Vatican today learned that the Pontiff enjoya perfect heatlh Teacher Visits Nora Springs NORA SPRINGS Juno Ruth Wilson Is spending her vacntioi at the home of her parents Mr Mrs Waller Wilson Miss Hut taueht at forwilh last year and wil return next year nough to walk he help of Mr alone without even Coolidges arm and 10NVENTION HALL KANSAS CITY June 14 farm Woe protest with the ring of chal lenge sounded thru Conven tion hall today as the republi can party proceeded toward the final ratification of the platform for 1928 Interrupting a succession of its own speakers as they gava militant notice that the farm states really were aroused for the McNaryHaugen bill and antiHoover coalition of dele gates centering around Lowden of Illinois they carried away convention decorum with a 10 minute demonstration in defi ance of the convention gavel While leader In gallery acted as leader they H up wllh a din M the converii tlrtri 11 met jasi Tuesday And were quieted only when tho convention chairman told them that more spcechmaklng against proposed administration farm plank was still to come This plank Itself which promises Warm relief but leaves out all mention ot the equalization foe distended by a relay of speakers under the cajv lalncy of Representative Fort of New Jersey tho Hoover floor leader the states whone delegations Bland against the McNaryHaugen hill took their turn at noisy approbation Abandon Earl S Smith of Illinois Rncaklng first for the supporters of an equal ization fee Indorsement In the party platform told tho convention that If It expected the support ot the repub lican farmers ot tho middle west time had come to abandon generali ties In national conventions Prank W Murphy Minnesota an active worker In Washington for ths McNaryHaugcn bill went on to warn his fellow delegates that you cannot fool tho farmer anymore with plat form while others Includng ilone Bho entered tho car To the on ookcrs she appeared cheerful smiling those few who to be ilong their path In the station In allowing tho journey to start estcrdny white houKe physicians had j counter on keeping Mrs Coolidge In led thruout tlR trip to Superior same trained nurse who had been in attendance since her relapse on Mon day accompanied her In case circum stances should require special cnre Col James F Coupal was the medical officer in charge ot the trip Governor McMullen of Nebraska not only asked for a real farm but advocated Mso tho selection ot a mlrlrllo western candidate for preal dnnt HOOVER IN CONTROL CHINESE CITY BEING LOOTED Tientsin Streets Strewn With DeadForeigners Are Unharmed LONDON June Tien tsin dispatch tothe Rvenlng News says that that city was the scene of terrible looting and carnage last night In disorders carried on by gunmen following tho surrender of the city by the northerners The street and the River PelHo were strewn with dead and tho feel ing In Tientsin was reported tense in fear of repetition of the outrages The thoro defense plans of the for eign concessions worked out excellent ly but many bullets fired in the shoot and looting outside fell In the foreign compounds In tho Chinese city men and en shot mercllensly Armed men in all nf rjuasimilltViry clothes killed and looted generally Patterson Gets Official Word He Is Nominated DES MOJNES Tune Eight the voters ot the fortyseventh Iowa senatorial district elected him to the upper house ot tho state legislature Representative George W Patterson of Burt ycsier day learned of his success On the basis of unofficial returns Senator W T Brenkenridge of Kodman u returned by a few votes But official tabulation of tho five county ballots gave tho scat to Patterson by a vote of to CONVKXTION HALL KANSAS ITV June Coming to gether for a farm relief fight that everybody conceded to be as good ai over before It began the republican national convention urged along by Its officers when It convened at a in toward completion of a plat form and nomination of a presidential candidate hy nightfall With the Hoover majority In full control and growing hourly the dele gates appeared convinced that about alt that remained to bo decided waj the size of tho vote hy which the con vention was to adopt a declaration ot TlRN TO PAOE 4 COLUM 4 Well IOWA FORECAST Fair Thursday am nrolmbly Friday Slightly warmer in north west portion Thursday nlcht LOCAL STATISTICS weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S a m ThTirs flay IHcIiMt Wednesday 71 decrees Lowest in night in dogrers At 8 a m il North Iowa Milled down to the en joyment of one of he most loaulHul lays In tbn ypnr whllo farmers Tveivt almost ahlo to vegetation grow ant1 see AUNT HET By Robert Quillcn I never reminded Pa of his brother that went tp jail except one time an that was once when he interfered while I was apankin our arst   

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