Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 30, 1928, Mason City, Iowa WAS DAILY NEWSPAPER AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL HEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JUNE 30 1928 FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO 228 DRY LEADERS ORGANIZE TO DEFEAT AL SMITH lALS CAMPAIGN Ice on Arctic Island Threatens Italia Survivors 1ILLBELIKE PREVIOUS ONES jovernor Simply to Tell What He Will Do If Elected LEANT N June Constructive statesmanship will be the watchword of Governor Smiths for the presidency I dont know when the campaign Ms going to begin or what territory It I do know people just as Ive talked to the people or my own state in the past 7 And the way he has talked to New Yorkers his Intimates add is to tell them what he plans to do it he Is elect and not to run the other he will do when he starts one man doss to the governor in past political battles said just to lay before the people how ho thinks be can act so as to make U S A a little better place to live Conferred on PlanUs It was learned trTday that the gov krnor did not actually write any oC the Blanks in the democratic platfnrm but talked to the people who did write Tomqrrow the governor will go to Yovk City and in the next few will meet national committee M discuss the campaign will attend the annual Fourth of iufy meeting at Tammany hall and meeting of new voters from steps oC city hall on the holiday He hopes to take a short vacation Healy Issues Challenge to Iowas P r lit a public pirado and dcmpnstia for tho governor but It could keepMiim from being thoroly fcissed iby stenographers When telegrams ot congratulations on his nomination flowed in so fast that the telegraph companies gave kp puttlns each one In an envelope state stenographers from the apttol were called in to take answers them As they entered the gover 5rs home they met him in tho hall intl throwing their arms about his fleck kissed him resoundingly Cant Answer Telegrams The governor was considerably per bjrbed that because of the number ot fclegrams he would be unable to ac knowledge each ono personally I In all my political he said FI have always answered every tele gram of congratulation with a signed letter You cant send a telegram for less than a quarter and some of those from Houston and other places must Biava cost a couple of dollars Well Jt anybody is glad enough to see you win to spend money to tell you so fyiey must mean It Id like to thank everyone of them iut It would take me months to do jothing but send letters to them tell them In the papers that I ippreclato their kind Republican Farm Aid Work ers Have Chance to Prove By W EARL HALL Managing Editor HOUSTON Texas June ring ing challenge to Iowas congressmen and other officeholders who have ad vocated the McNaryHaugen farm re lief bill was contained in a statement ssued last night by Mike F Healy of Fort Dodge chairman of the Iowa delegation to the democratic national convention just before the Hawkcyes boarded a train for the home trip Thcso lowans according to Mr Healy are presented with an oppor tunity to prove their sincerity In farm relief advocacy by lining xip with the democratic party the platform of which contains an unqualified indorse mcnt of the principles involved in the McXaryHaugen bill and has the back of farm generally The statement follows that the democratic party platform pledges tho farmers the things they asked for in Kansas City and which lliey did not get will Gov ernor Hammil and Congressman Dick neon and Haugcn prove to bo patri tic citizens actually interested in the armorsand the good oC their state generally or will they be merely of fice holding barnacles There should bo even more reason o expect these lowans to coma over LO the democratic party which is pledged to service to tho farmers once the republicans in Kansas City not only turned deaf ears to agriculture hut wj III farmers their self alleged championsof the G O P declare COUNTY G 0 P WILL SUPPORT K C PLATFORM Delegates Elected to State and District Conven tions THE Cerro Gordo county republican convention meeting in the court room ot the loual courthouse Saturday morning chose delegates to three conventions indorsed the platform oC the party as adopted at tho Kansas City convention pledged Its support to the party nominees from Herbert Hoover down and instructed its dele gates to support T A Potter for re election as member the republican state central committee from the lourtti congressional district of Iowa MAY SUCCEED WORK vvill speedily demand that WEATHER NEXT WEEK kFor the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and the northern and Central great week as a tvholQ wilt be mostly fair altho local howers are likely at beginning and Vear close temperatures mostly near leasonal normal GANGLAND GUNS MISS DWELL Intended Victim Drops to Ground While Murder Car Blasts Away CHICAGO Tuno the gang guns blaze With Big Tim Murphy their latest victim yet un huried tlio guns last night sought out Eddie Spike OJJonnell But this time they missed Four times now Spike OJDonnell has escaped gang assassination Slow triggers and shaky aim saved him last night ODonnell Is one ot those cata loged by police as a beer ru chieftain His alignment in under world feudism has been with those who opposed Big Tim Either from a sense drama or a lack of invention tho men who tried lo kill ODonnell employed methods almost identical with those that for ever removed Murphy from the A curtajned motor rplled slowly by the ODonnell home on West SixtyTJiird street Three or more arms were thrust thru the side and the guns exploded almost In unison The first shots went wild ODon nell dropped to the ground shielding himself behind an automobile The gunmen droCo quickly away under the fire of ODonnells bodyguard for The GlobeGazette Offers a Picture of i Gov Al Smith The democratic candidate L president ot the United States Every voter wants a highclass I portrait of hia favored candidate for home office wall window or For those wishing something bot than a mere campaign poster or clipping our Washing on information bureau offers a Ino halftone engraved portrait on eavy coated stock 6 by 0 inches eaji for mounting or framing your copy now Use coupon Enclose 10 cents In Ixioln or stamps for handling and hlpostage Coin preferred if wrapped DEMOCRATS PAGE 10 Details of democratic convention will lie found on pace JO BUYING BRINGS ARREST TO BLUE BEARD William V Hotlges above Den ver is ntciil loned to suoceeil Dr Hubert Work is secrefnry nt tlio interior Dr Worn resigns his post to ilcvote all his time to his duties as linirmau of the repub lican iifiliuunl committee and tfi6 t The convention chose 20 delegates o the state convention which meets it Des Moines on July IS and the same number to the slain judicial con vention at Cedar Rapidn July 15 i Twentythree delegates were chosen o the district judicial convent at Jharlcs City July 15 Delegates Selected The delegates to the stafc conven tion arc E W Clark C W Files Ip G Root 1 Tarry Sondcrgaard A R Kane Alfonso Carstcns John Miles Earl Dean S A Slrine C A Knut Bay B Loqmis T A Potter Harifprd Mac Ntder B C Way F Hanlon arid R F Clough The following were lo the state judicial convention Earl Smith J J Clark J B Blythe T R Bopmhower II J Bryant W P But R J Glass CI R Ludcman J C Robinson J A Senneff H II Shcpard R P Thompson W A Westfall T E Williams 33 B Still man I W Jones H C Curvo A Moo W L Bliss and J C Shipley Candidates to the district Judicial convention arc R M WItwer Julius Wolf G E Brccsc M C Coughlon C W Cornwfill L L Forbes J F Hayes N Levinson J W Lorenz A L Rule Gcorgo L Mmty A T Feeney F A Ontjes E W Schill ing Brata Wringer F C Chambers R S Stanbcry J A Sennetf S L Haynos C W Barlow C I Clurk C D Moody and F T Barrett It Was Representative Evidently determined to make Bartlett Gets Lead in Final Round for Trans Golf Honors selection of delegates the representative deric 3 Hackln Director ttn City OtobeGizette fntormatton Bureau ncton D C I encloM herewith 10 cents in coin or sUmpn for which please me the portrait of H the democratic nominee for pres ident Street ifjjly COURTNEY IS READY TO HOP British Flyer Repairs Radio and Hopes to Make Hali fax From Azores HOIITA ISLAND OF FAiAL Azores June Frank T Courtney who was delayed yester day fri i continues his flight to New York by a small piece of metal hoped to take off today for Halifax Sergt Fred Pierce mechanic was unable to obtain a duplicate of a broken part of the dynamo which furnishes power for the wireless equipment He had to fashion tha small part out ot brass The crew had found the wireless so Important as a direction finder when flying above clouds that they wero unwilling to risk starting on the mile hop to Nova Scotia with out sure It was functioning properly ot the entire county tho convention chose a nominating committee made up one delegate from each precinct each precinct choosing its own repre sentative Mr Glass made the report for the committee IS W Clark was chosen member of the party central committee or the state senatorial district Mrs Gladys Shcpard of the fourth congressional district and W Bliss of the twelfth judicial district committee The convention was called to order by Ralph S Stanbery county chair man for the past two years Ben Web ster was chosen chairman Miss Yera Finloy assistant chairman and W P Butler secretary Resolution Passed A resolution In support of the par ty principles as adopted by the na TURV TO PAGE 10 COLUMN 8 WAKONDA CLUB DES MOTNES June mediocre golf n stiff breeze Arthur Bartlett of Ottumwa obtained a lead ot one up over Bryan Winter of St Louis today In the first round oC the finals for the Frenchman Slayer of 3 Fiancees Found in Algiers MARSEILLES France June trail of drinks from Mar seilles to Africa led to the arrest in Al giers yesterday of tlio alleged blue beard ot southern France He was identified today as Pierre Key alias Jeromo Prat He was accused of the murder of three fiancees For four days Key fled with the po lice looking for him thruout France Ho bought drinks for everyone he met He treated chauffeurs and porters and even invited a passing policeman to ilrink with him when be must hiivc known that the whole force was track ing him Algiers police telegraphed that Re admitted that ho was the man wanted and that he still carried n womans watch supposedly belonging to one of his victims He also bad a cheek for francs obtained from one of tho three women whose bodies police found burled Some of the fifteen women at first thot to be missing have turned up Po lice feared that other victims would be found however when they had Itivcs tigated the correspondence oC The as they term him because that was his method oC killing his fiancees Hundreds of these letters battle fluctuated frequently lett scored a 73 for 5 over par his opponent took SI The In card 4S1 MS 516 54B W K Sf S in Sewjon NORA SPRINGS June Society of the Evansclical church met Friday afternoon In the church parlors DRYS WIN IN NORTH DAKOTA Effort to Repeal State Law Prohibiting Liquor Fails by Votes FARGO N June 30 Dakota voters have repudiated an attempt to repeal the states pro hibition law Reports today showed that they turned down a proopsal at Wednes days primary election to wipe out the dry clause of the constitution The margin was comparatively small around votes but it was enough Each went above par on six holes Winter going on two holes and each got 11 pars and a birdie Winter won the first hole when Bartiott flubbed hla brassle but after halving two holes in par the Iowa champion evened affairs at tho fourth when Winter got his tee shot behind a tree andhad to chop out short The St Louis player then took on the sixth hole where he was in deep rough twice and went ono down Win ter got hia only blrdlo at the long eighth where he sank a long putt and evened the struggle a second time He became ono up again on tho short ninth when Bartlett took 3 putts from 25 feet but dropped the advantage to Bartletts only birdlo on tho long tenth And then at the very next hole Bartlett got his drive Into a trap and getting home one behind lost to a par and was 1 down for the third time Winter ioturned the favor at the next hole pitching short nnd taking threeputts for his second 6 to square the match for the fourth time They halved the long thirteenth In par but both tried to give away the two succeeding holes without any suc cess halving them in one over par Winter Jtiid belter luck in the fiift business at the sixteenth missing a four foot putt and going one down once more a position he could not get out of as Bartiott halved tha next two in perfect figures Colpetzer of Omaha became the new senior champion by defeating Fred Fitch of De3 Molnes 1 up in the finals YANKS WIN EASILY FLOODS CAUSE SERIOUS LOSS THRUOUTSOUTH Break of Dam Inundate Valley Six Persons Killed FORD AIR TOUR FHwer Plane of Fleet Heads Air Procession of Miles DETROIT thine off into a cloudless sky a woman pilot Mrs Phoebe Falrgrave Otnlie Mem phis led the way for more than a score of airplanes In tho national air tour that began at the Ford alr iort this morning Flying a monocoupe the flivver plans of tho fleet Mrs Omlle left the ground at a signal from Edsel B Ford at a m The others were sent ott at one minute intervals on the Journey that is to cover mllos Funeral Services for Hampton Resident Held HAMPTON Juno Her vices were held here Friday for Vvll liam J Aldinger who died at home Wednesday after a short ness Services were held jit Church ot Christ and burial made in tho Hampton cemetery Mr Aldfngcr was born In Germrmj and came to this country In 1880 lo eating near Ackley Ho wns married to Helene PauIIu and for a number oC years they re sided on a farm near Geneva The moved to Hampton In 10H4 and Mr Aldinger had been engaged In agrlcul tural Implement business since will Rogers HOUSTON June is all over and dont let anybody kid you that the democrats didnt nominate their best possible ticket and the same applies to the republicans so It will be a pleasure to just sit back and watch four fino men run Joe Robinson will make a great presiding officer over the senate I got a wife out of that state and they do know how to tell somebody else when to hush and sit down Tho whole thing ended so har monious that they acted more like friends than democrats If they could Just hold tho election now be fore they havo time to go home and think up something to call each other Houston and Kansas City bolh did fine jobs Yours drowsily f W ILL Copyright 1028 Fog Keepirig Airmen From Rescue Work og Teams Continue Futile Search for Men Who Set Out on Foot BAT Spitzbergen June condition about the en campment of tnesurvivors of the talia were getting worsetoday and adding to their peril Fog prevented tirmcn from approaching them but lopes were held belter conditions vould soon prevail as tho weather vas improving Tho wind and currents drove the narooncd men nine miles to the east niHl today they were nearly nine mi north ot Grand Island and east oC Cape Leigh Smith A small Swedish flying boat set out rom Hinlopcn Strait in an attempt to reach the castaways but wns driver back by the fog The ice breaker Bra eanxa with two Norwegian flyers aboard was still blocked by the Ice North Cap In tho meantime Intensive search was continuing by dog teams for ih three members of the Nobile partj who started toward land REPORT SEEING PLANE showed that at toast six persons had een killed and millions of dollars damage caused by torrential rains and windstorms that swept tho two states yesterday The breaking of Cokevllles muni cipal power dam on the falling Water sent a huge wall oC water down ho narrow valley toward tho Caney river already above flood stage iut did not cause any deaths as far is could be determined Normally a small stream tho Fall is Water river had backed up for 2 miles and was running six feet deep over the concrete dam when it collapsed Ik was believed all valley residents had reached higher ground Rescue parties lett Cookcvlllo at dawn oday however to search for possible victims In the same general daughter and wife oC a farmer were drowned when Martins creek washed away their home as they slept In Buffalo Valley the two young daugh ters of another farmer also were drowned whllo John S Lewis Nash ville deputy sheriff was electrocuted when he stepped on a fallen power wire Three women In scattered sec tions werereported seriously Injured with a score or more slightly hurt At Louisville one child was drowned In a flooded cellar at Lex ington records more than a century old were ruined when water flooded the basement of tho administration building of the University ot Ken tucky In the mountain county of the small a landslide carried away the pipe line that supplied Louisville with natural gas OSLO Norway June ports of a plane being sighted nea Hear Island wero being Investigate today in the hope that they might lea to the discovery of Roald Amundse and tho five men missing with him I a French aeaplanc GOVERNOR IS ATTACKED FOR WET MESSAGE osephus Daniels Statement an Apple 1 of I7ASHINGTON weary democrats Journeyed homft rard from the national convention to ay they were confronted with an eal to the irrcconcllabla drj ele lent of the party to organize at nee for the defeat of the residential nominee Governor Sraltti f New York Tho sponsors of Ihe call dlrectefl particularly to southerners were hop James Jannon of the Meth dist Episcopal church south who icared before Ihe resolutions commit ee of the convention to urge that iono dry plankho Inserted In the plat orm and Arthur J Bnrton of Atlanta of the hoard oC lemperanca f tho Baptist convention Readily asserting that they acted on heir own personal responsibility they called for n meeting at Ashe viltc N on July 11 to take steps to insure the election of dry demo cratic senatorial congressional and tate nominees for jiublln offices and or the defeat of the wet Tammany for president Governor Pleased Dry Plank They expressed gratification that i specific enforcement plank had been adopted liut declared that the only hope of preserving the Ideals of and the unity of southern democracy day cue Amund ipltzbeigen froito asserted it n low and was about 24 miles northwest of Bear Island The ministry of defense asked lo cal authorities at Harstad to question tha fishermen closely It was thot loasiblo the men might have aeen the Ltallan seaplane piloted by Major Mad dale na An ISxchange Telegraph dispatch rom Copenhagen said fog had blocked the efforls of threo vessels searching around Boar Island for traces ot Amundsen The vessels were the Nor wegian cruiser Tordenskjold on the northwest the Michael Barn on the northeast and the Qucntln Roosevelt on tho southeast Tho Russian Ice brenkcr Mallgln which also if seeking Amundsen ad vised Moscow that fog was hampering Its Meanwhile ttanlela who New York Judge Orders Dance Marathon Stopped NEW YORK Tune preme Court Justice Valcnte today is sued an order calling for cessation at midnight of the dance marathon now on its twentieth day at Madison Square Garden Oucsts In Alexander Homo ALEXANDKR June and Mrs K Xchr and daughter of Vallejo who are driving thru to La Crosse stopped for a visit at the C R Clark home Foreign Papers Pleased With Smith Nomination Ojovernpr Smith lor the message which he gent to the convention before its Adjourn ment yesterday In which he reiterated hla stand for fundamental changes In the legislative provisions of the pro hibition law Dnnlcls declared the governors statement unnecessary and He asserted that It fell Illte an nppte of discord upon a convention in which good feeling and unity pre Time was needed for heallnff he said Instead before the disappointment ot thoso who doubted the wisdom of his nomination could e lessened the Smith letter Irritated te Daniels was a member C the platform committee and urged lie acceptance of n dry plank Approves Choice ot Smith Senator VValsh of Montana a dry ilmself and at one time an opponent C Governor Smith for the nomination xprossed approval of ihe holce terming Governor Smith the most striking character that has ap iearcd on the political slago since Walshs candidacy had he backing of Wllllnm Glbbs McAdoo mltlia Implacable foe nt the New Torlc convention four years ngo Hw vlthdrew after he hud been defeated n the California preferential primary McAdoo whowithdrew from the pO Itlcal arena Inst fall would make not comment on the nomination Hfl told newspapermen at his home in Santa Barbara that ha would have nothing to say until the nomtnen had delivered his speech of acceptance The party acted wisely in opinion o James jr Cox the presi dential nominee of 1020 Since he Smith was the outstnnd ff candidate met all the require ments of character and capacity for ilgh he said we would not lave deserved the right even to men Lion the name of Jefferson If we cowed prohibition clause forbids the to Insure no change In the statute which had been cn the books since 188 The manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors within Korth Dakota Unsuc cessful attempts had loen marte nt modification even when most of the country WHlegally Lnst Rprins a notilinn was filed by a grout of intiprohibitlpnists calling for a referendum BOSTON June Yan kees swamped the Red Sox 11 to 4 In4 the first fiame of a double header here today Al Shealy pitched for the cham pions while the home team called on five box men Babe lett the game in the fifth with a strained back suffered In Philadelphia yesterday New York 100 13 2 Boston 021 12 2 Shealy and Grahowski Russell Sim mons Morris Shea Hevlng IOWA FORECAST BRAVES LOSE FIRST NEW YORK June Mas terful pitching by Fred Fitzsimmons enabled the Giants to win over tho Braves 7 to 4 in the first game ot a doublehcador here today Jim Welshs homo run capped a six run rally by tho Giants against Arthur Delancy in the second Lester Bell hit a homer In tho ninth Ttoslon DOO MW 8 I New York Ififl flfll K 2 Dciiiiuy Cooiioy iiiulTay I lor Fitzsimnions aud Mostly unsettled Saturday nichf and Sunday slmwcrs anil local thunderstorms probable not much chniiRR in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS American Sugar corporation weather figures for 24hour period ending at a m Saturday Highest Friday HO degrees lowest in night 52 decrees At 8 A M Saturday 67 degrea Saturday the last day in June start ed out the warmest ot any day In the month with the exception of one June 17 when it was 71 at S a m We pre dict the maximum of the month will be reached before the day is over By THE Foreign newspapers generally ig gard Alfred 13 Smith of New York the democratic presidential nominee as tho strongest candidate the party could have put up to oppose Herbert Hoover In England and France Smiths nomination did not gain the comment that Hoovers obtained in Kngland Hoover Is much bet ter known there and In France large ly because of the preponderance of news about Premier Poincares new lease on life and tbo arrest of a new who courted hundreds ot women some of whom are missing The London Times said the demo cratic party had chosen a man whose power of attracting and retalng fol lowers Is comparable to that of the Piper of It thot however Smiths election would not be easy Klther Fully Worthy The Dally Chronicle said whether Hoover or Smith Is elected the United States will have a strong executive and ruler Both men are forceful and have many sided abilities and unblem ished records X X X iri cither case a president fully worth of the leading place which the United States The Mnuchfslrr Ciiiardlun believes each party has chosen the gtronseat It adds The emergence oC Al Smith with the strength massed behind him1 in the party convention Is a sign of momentous ricvclopmenl to he explained by the rising power In national affairs great city popula tlon made up of more recent imml grant communities which never have had a champion of their own In th presidential Some Paris newspapers commented on what they regarded as the uncx pected dryncss of the democratic plat form The governors smile caught French eye and for several days pic tures of him have been printed al showing him laughing Berlin papers united in praise 01 Smith Deuthsche Allgemcine Zeitung spokesman for the Industrials de scribed Smith as the ablest governo New York has had since Orover Cleve land and Charles Evans Hughcn Ilumhlfi Start Seen as Help The socialist Vorwaerts pralaed Am orlcas freedom from snobbery as cvl dcnced by the fact that Smiths hum bio start In life was a help rather than a hindrance Itoorxenxeilunpr conservative na tinnallst Iliper says Since Llncol TLJRN TO PAGE 12 7 TCRX TO 1J AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen I reckon Im a carnal minded old tiling hut some I wish Id knowed how to kiss the way they do in the movies when me an Pa was first
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.