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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 9, 1928, Mason City, Iowa DAILY NEWSPAPER f OATHS MQMG AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPFIEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 9 1928 FIVE CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO 235 WEEKEND HEAT WAVE CAUSES DEATH OF 32 Ell lOH NOTED REORGANIZED RAILWAYS DEAD ixecutive Rose From Lowly Position to Head Northern Pacific July Howard Elliott noted railroad ere futlvewhose success In establishing lUblic confidence contributed largely o prosperity of three great lines Is llead The former president ot Northern iicific and New York New Haven id Hartford railroads and vice pres of the Burlington succumbed te last night to an attack ot heart sease at the Caps Cod summer homo his daughter Mrs Frederick i Under his guldanca the Northern ciflc regained good will to the ex that It doubled its capacity and tfiness He made such a record that services were obtained by the New en railroad and as president be with rehabilitating it He railroading while still a stu at Harvard when ha accepted a as a rodman In a survey crew Iise was rapid j was a vice president ot the Bur system when the late James J ipicked him for the presidency of Northern Pacific a post he held to years until the New Haven itself badly In need of someone vitalize thesystem replacing the Charles S Mellon whose policies been under fire Mr Elliott a financial crisis for the New staved oft a threatened gov t Investigation and worked the te physical and financial Poison Plot Traced to Church Discord FORMER SOLON DEAD by overwork to re torn In New York De 6 i860 and In 1892 married fet Algernon of St Louis who died They had two daughters a son Mr Elliott was president fche board of overseers ot Harvard He made his homo in Fir York City 11RMER OREGON SENATOR DIES Jiorge Chamberlain Suc fiumbs in Washington to Heart Attack IfASEIWGTON fuly States Sentor George E Cham of Oregon died at his apart ts In the1 Wardman Park hotc today after a lingering illness ls Chamberlain to whom he was jiled two years ago and his ciaupjh JIMrs George F Blain Norfolk Iwere at his bedside ineral arrangements for the for lienator and member of the Untler Is shipping hoard were not made Ing arrival of members oC his In former senator surprised his in Washington in July 1D2C ri he quietly went to Norfolk married to Mrs Carolyn B Shel who had been clerk to the senate affairs committee Mr Cham Ilin at the time gave his nse as 72 his bride gave hers as 4P the Globe Gazette ffers Aviation Booklet Ind Lindbergh Portrait KEveryone who flics or la intcr jted in aviation will find many isos for the 32page booklet of jets about flying in the United E compiled hy the GlobeGa jttes Washington information bu lau each booklet tlie bureau ves a special portntit of Cltnrfes Lindbergh bearing his facsimile jtograph on cameo suitable home or office display or fram e HBoth the booklet and the picture Illl be mailed to any render for 10 pnts in coin or stamps to cover pstage and handling cost j Use the coupon pYederic J Hasliin Director Mason City GiobeGazetfe Information Utirean jhViishington O C I enclose herewith 10 cents in t bin or stamps coin preferred if Ki ecu rely wrapped for ubiih tilcise send me the buuklct Aviation nmi Hit speoiiil pic lure of Colonel Miidhcrgh trcet lnle GEORGE CHAMBERLAIN Tho former United States sen ator from Oregon George Cliam liorlain nbove died early Monday In Wnsliington due fi a heart attack HOOVER MIGHT VEGETABLES IN GARDEN FOUND SPRAYEDJWICE Congregation in Wiscon sin Objected to Harsh Sermons July VSpraypoisoned vegetables In the garden of the Rev L M Harwood of Trinity Presbyterian church here have caused a Eearcji by authorities for sprayed the plants Otfi cers link the poison plot with recent dissension In the pastors parish Mr Harwood and his 3 year oW son are 111 as a result of eating rad ishes from tho garden and chemists said the two owed their lives to the fact that they ate only root vegetables About thrco pounds poison was sprayed on the garden chemists found When the two became 111 three weeks ago suspicion was aroused Rain washed away one coat of spray but the minister discovered a second coating and he notified the district attorney Some members ot the congregation have complained to church officials in Milwaukee of tho sarcastic nature ot the Harwood sermons and he has received several letters warning him to leave Chilton Ejection by the church board of sev jeral members of the congregation pre cipitated tho discord tho minister said Those barred from the church enlisted the help of ths Ladles Aid thoI activities led to dU bandmeni ot the society by the board Nominee Will Leave in Few Days for Home in California WASHINGTON July Secretary Hoover will be formally notified of his nomination lor jiresiaent liy the republicans at LeJaml Stanford university in California on Aug II Tliis announcement was made today aI ho office or Mr Hoover where it also was sntrt that the secretary would leave ton for Palo Alto next Sat urday night He will stop off at the summer residence of President Conlldge near Superior reaching them Suniiny night or earlr Monday July publican campaign plans are con centrating on the cast and It appears likely Wat Herbert Hoover himself will return to Washington In Ihc fill to bo near headquartershere in the Tina drive Another front porch campaign is in tho making altho in the case of Mr Hoover it scorns a more appropriate name Car his prospective battle would he a hack yard The sta clous residence of the secretary on R street hero has a very insignificant front porch hut the home has a com mortious back yard The residence is just a few houses away from where Woodrow Wilson the last democratic president spent his last days and died Jlr Hoover lived there almost ever since coming lo NYashington in ns secretary of commerce relive in Few Days But before he decides on his plans for the fall Mr Hoover must this week arrange definitely for his de parture for Falo Alto where he will lie notified of his nom ination early next month An parly definite announcement was expcctorl today CMliing for departure late in tlin week or early next wrck Curtis of Kansas the vine nominee arrived in Wash inston last niffht after a short vaca tion in Uliotlo Island It la expected that he will confer at length ivith Mr Hoover before the latter west BOYS FUNERAL AT NOR A SPRINGS Hold Services for Glenn Brewer Victim of Gun Accident NORA SPRINGS July services for Glenn Brewer the 7 year oid son of Air and Mrs Grant Brewer of Nora Springs who died In Mason City Saturday at tho Mercy hospital is the results of Injuries received when he was Accidentally shot by a playmate will he held Monday after noon at 2 oclock at tho Methodist church here The Rev W A Hicks of the Chris tian church officiate at the JOHN D NEARS NINETY MARK services Burial will be made nt Rock welt from which town the Brewer family came to Nora Springs a more than a year ago Tlie fatal accident occurred Friday morning while Cilcnn his little brother age 5 nmi a playmate Earl Bcne lict were playing upstairs in the Bene dict home While endeavoring to Isfy Glenns curiosity concerning n 22calinre rifle Eail accidentally dis charged the gun Tho huflet struck the 7 year old victim jn lie abdomen He walked a block and a half to the Christian church following the occi dent where he collapsed He was taken immediately to Afason Citj where nn emergency operation was performed at 1 oclock Glenn see lo rally during the first part oC the night but Ills resistance alentillr fel and he died nt 10 oclock Satiirda morning He is survived by his father man ger of the Nora Springs Oi station his mother nntl three brothers Sidney 5 IDnrle and Merle of age SMITH SEEKS ADVICE AM3AXY X July Al ymiib is siaping up his campaign plans in consultation with others Altho he will have the final say both aa to organization and strategy he is indicating that be has no pre conceived kleas as to what would he done by seeking the advice of various party leaders Already he ban gone over the situa tion with some of liis close friends who attended tlu Houston convention nnrt has as Ins bouse guest Sonalor Pittman of Nevaria who served as IT FIN TO 12 COLUMN 8 two photographs are characteristic of John D Rockefeller oged oil Itmg of Tarrytowit N who observed his 89th birthday Sun day at his home He spent Hie day quietly playlnj his customary round of golf Mr Rockefeller is snid to have two hopes to play his private course under inn and lire to be as many years old Haugen Bill Would Betray Farmers Havner Argues RADIO PROTESTS FLOOD OFFICES OF COMMISSION Stations Scheduled for Discard List Ob jections WASHINGTON July Federal Radio commission today opened its doors to representatives of broadcasting stations ordered to cease operations Aug 1 and heard applica tions for hearings from about half of the 162 stations termed by the com mission as unwarranted by the pub lic interest convenience or neces sity The roll of the stations was called and it appeared virtually impossible for tlie commission to conclude the hearings by Aug 1 as the represen ta tlves requested up to 4 hours time o present testimony to justify the ontlniied existence of their transmit era One witness Jacob Conn of ion AVCOT Providence n snid hat he would havo least 500 wlt lessea to protest against termination his license Thomas filed a hrief In which he challenged the right of the commls Ion to revoke tha license of station WEVD raising the issue of free 1C WBVD IB taken off the air and n fact Is not treated on a parity with others who are richer and more In fluential with tho the brief said the people ot this nation cani truly recognize that radio wl might be such a splendfd force for the honest clash of Ideas is nothing but a tool to be used by the powerful against any form of disagreement or any species of protest We ask no special privilege Give us the power the time and as advan tageous wave lengths as have been be stowed on these great and mighty money making Interests To destroy us is unthinkable and AGOSTA IS FINED FOR LOW FLYING Commerce Department As for Flyers Two Offenses July Bert Acosta well known aviator has been fined by tho department oC commerce for He was as sessed for flying that resulted in in accident nt OuitisK FteM Islnnil ami flying over port last May an erjual amount for low he Chicago municipal air Lions Flocking to Des Moines to Open Convention Tuesday DES July hundreds o came by automobile and train from distant states and five foreign countries for he Talons Inter national morrow the ninth district Iowa con vention disposed of the prclimniIes by opening its convention today Grant L Giswel governor of convention which opens to the IOWA FORECAST Probably fair Monday and Tuen rlny Not murh rhansc In temper STATISTICS u eather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock a Monday Highest Sunday 78 Decrees rawest in Night 59 Degrees At 8 nrlnrlc A At is Degrees Rainfall 11 of an inch KOIlike period ending nt 8 oclock l Sunday Highest Saturday 12 Degrees Lowest in Night fiS Degrees Knlnfnll 19 nf nn Fnch The rain of Sunday morning nnr Sunday fovcnoon added 33 of nn to tlifi July total and placed it past ibej Inch and a half mark While it cant be said that North Iowa was in any particular need of rain there is no evidence that it did any grent harm aside from holding1 up harvest tiona a bit Monday morning was clear with the wind in tho southwest Ingham Declares Fee Pro posal Fairest Levied in By THKODORB K KOOP IOWA CTF July much discussed equalization fee hrot about a direct clash of opinion between H M llavner former tutor ney general of loivfl and Harvey Jng ham editor oC tlio Dca Moinea ter at the sixtii commonwealth con forencc here lota Sir llavner denounced he measure as the same Kovt of popullsllc de mancl as the greenback movement clding that legislative programs fo ndustrial relief bave always failed Mr Ingham described the fee as the fairest levied in the world nnrt as tho nno method by which wo do business in the United If tbo McNaryHaugen bill were put into Mr Havner coun tered farmers strong with shot guns and ptlcbforks would go to congress to demand the repeal of the tax burdens Passage of the measure in his opinion would betray Hie American farmer Ho charged that a bunch of political appointees with no qualifications would administer the feo Mr Ingham ninth district presided over the ninth district sessions today Committee re ports and selection of the ninth dis trict convention city for 1929 was on the days program Three major confront the notional convention They are care ami vocational training for the blind the code for anrl fostering of a more unselfish iloclrlne in business Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS July 8 I see where Mr Work Mr Hoov ers head man saya that prohibi tion will not be brot out during the campaign That the campaign we propose to follow will be in formative and Now Mr Work I dont want to tell you your business for you Just left a good job to take up this one but when you start in informing or educating the country on any thing you got you some Job There Is millions more people In this country Interested In a drink than areinterested in political knowledge You start out with a drink and a lecture on statistics and see which one you can dispose ot first WILL KOGEns P didnt Clems wife throw a cat into the electric fan tho Copyright 1928 SHIP CAPTAIN ENDS LIFE AS STEAMERSINKS Survivors Relate Terrify ing Tales of Ship wreck NEBRASKA BOY SHOOTSFATHER Youth Says Parent Had Threatened to Get His Family COZAD July Anderson 35 was shot to death by bis son Cliiyon 13 near their farm home last night The boy admitted the shooting de claring that his father had threatened tho family on several occasions Ho told officers that Anderson let home earlier in the evening saying he would get them all when he turned The family barricaded1 itself In a rear room Me returned demanding entrance They escaped thru a win slow heading for a neighbors house Anderson In pursuit He had gone t short distance when n shot out incl the father foil dead argued that dralnafje ditches eradication of bovine tubercu1 losis and tlio curbing of the cnru bor er are the projoclfl where eriualiised costs hrins mutual bene If it is the right to put farrainpr on tho same level ns factories which havn tl protective Mr Ing ham said eiiiialisatlon fco is the most effective way flirting tu Suspect Held for Robbery at Creston DES MOINES Tuy Dick Perslilng arrested here Saturday hns been taken to Creston to face charges of robbing Marshall restaurant owner of Shull Creslon June 27 Pershincj claims lo lo the husband of Vera Collins Alias tcrsliins SUmx City who was taken into rustoriy here lurnc the investigation ot the shoot ing of Leo Tscantz AJvTIAGO Chile July some 300 persons who were aboard the army traiisport Amgamos only tour were alive today to tellhow thi vesse had pounded to pieces on the rocks The catastrophe which claimed upwards of 300 lives occurred a Punta Chimpcl near the south Chilean const town ot Lebu Friday night Tlie captain unable to avert dis istcr committed suicide on tho bridge Eighty bodies were found on the beach near Coronet but the exact num ber who perished probably will never known siniD after leaving Punta Arenas with Ml persons aboard tho vessel several stopd en route picking up additional passengers Tries to Hide Out Storm The ship bad been loading material for the Chilean navy In the Gulf ot Araiira when n storm broke late In tlio afternoon The vessel left the ay to ridn it out For several hours she struggled against wind and wave md was badly flattered The heavy sons Binnsbed the rudder The ship started tn drift toward the breakers Frantic appeals for help were sent out Jfono came At Ifl p m tbo ves sel crashed on be rocks about 300 yards from the shove Frantic attempts lo launch llfn boats were made Tliey capsized as soon ns they were lowered into the tremendous seas Their human freight was losserl on the rocks hy the breakers vr tlravvn back Into the angry sea Men women and children perished in tha seas while others remainri on the deck crying plleously and In vain for help Thru the roai of the slorm the shrill blasts of the ships whistle sounded continuously calling for aid Above the bedlam the Kharp report of Commander Isnifie Kunrcz pistol rang nut and be fcl dead nt bis post on the bridge Sank After Tliren Hours The vessel filled rapidly wit water and three hours after fihe struck was virtually Vmricd iintier the waves Then the sbtp broke in two and the few who remained wrre thrown into the sea One nf the survivors Jose Agiiila an army con script said in n hospital at Rclen My companions and T were only because God is great The ontj TURN TO IAGR 12 COLUMN 8 STORMS BRING RELIEF THRUOUT STRICKEN AREA Aurora Borealis Hampers Wire Communication and Radios CHICAGO July equator lent phenomena tor riaity to the midwest over Sunday Aurora borcalls streaked the night skies while the daytime was a SMC esslon of blistering hours that lalmed at least 32 liven and gent weltering thousands to beaches for ellef Chicago with Us massed millions incl 15 deaths directly attrlbutabls to Ue heat Illinois Michigan nd Kansas also reported falalltlcs from drowning or heat ion Out ot the west last night thers ame relief borne on the backs of hunder clouds which dumped cooling torms over much of tho heatafflicted area Thruout tho night tho mercury agged slowly from marks as high as 00 degrees and the readings wprn lown to 70 in many places this morn ng Hcport at Lake An official estimate of the number of persons who crowded the Michigan beaches in Chcago was 000 Seventy persons required first nld treatment at tho principal north and south side beaches either because of heat prostration or thru injury The nuroru borealls which was pro nounced Sturdily night disrupted wirs communication and hindered radio re HEAT GOES EAST Decorah Workman Is Killed in Stone Quarry DECORAH July Biegan 30 was killed nuarry of the Decorah Stone Products jgram company when he fell 70 feet Ills head was crushed He Is survived Ly tlie widow and one child Postoffice Clerks and Letter Carriers Meet COUNCIL July Iowa postofflce clerks and rural and city letter carriers gathered here to day for their annual convention T F Gainor o Washington president of the National Association of Let ter Carriers and Thomas F Flaherty secretary of the National Federation today in Posloffice Clerks were on he pro for addresses 20 Children Reported Dead After Grenade Blast July from upper Silesia say that 20 children were killed today when one of them picked up a haml which exploded Kattowiiz ihe of much fighting dur ing he Win World Girdlers Leave for Siberia by Plane MOSCOW July John II rft and Charles O Collyer were flying across Siberia today in nn at tempt to break the record for circling the globe They landed at Novosl birsk at last night ami started at 1 n today for Krasnoyarsk herin They left Krasnoyarsk at i for Chita Liberia ception Radio announcements that It could be observed directedv feslation Jn Chicago nHeie occasionally seen It shot across Ihs skies from horizons to vanish at the zenith like the wraths of Valkyries gliding with Incbediblp speed to Valhalla on the roof of tho skies To Chicago nbservcrs the aurora borcnlls took nn the appearance of gossamer clouds caught in a great suction and ynnked lightning from horizon to zenith In Iowa thft showers broke the beat wnvo wore spoken of as the million dollar rain because of the benefit brot to growing craps Predictions over most of tbo nrea were for cooler tempera lures today nntl tomorrow ii NliW YORK July East rn states today sweltered in the jfrlp if a heat wave At least 21 drownlnps icon r rod among the millions who lought relief Sunday in streams and it crowded brUhing beaches Two per ions tiled from the heat in Nftw York Clly In the thermometer 9S and them wore fivn Ions Hie highest recorded in Vow York City was 01 Tbe hot wave stnirk the east After three days in the midwest where if cnnsn several dozen deaths Ten persons were drowned In metropolitan diKtrirt two deaths and two prosi rations wero ittrlbuled tn the beat anil one nerson was fatally Injured in an nulo accident resulting from tlie unusually traffic H was estimated that between and Kew Yorkers left eity during tbn day and of thosj went In swimmlnK of the rlrowntngn were of chil ad gonn in wading I heir depths A n and dren who got beyond mnn nn drowned nt Freehold wbllo attemptlnp tn rescue nn 11 year old negro boy Several other personB were rescued A young man at Mil liis fiancee drown as be rescued two younger girls after their eannc had capsized She coiiM swim but was caught hy the imdertoiv Mrs Hoovers Father Is 111 in Californi July spectobstH caJlerl from San Francisco to IMacervillc last night to attend C D Henry fathej of Herbert Hoover republican presidential nominee Mr Henry has ill here for several days 1hysiiclans attending him declared be had lost the power ot speech anil use of his right slilc He suffered n light stroke of apoplexy following n heart attack while cnmplng near Ilac crvllle Mrs Hoover in Washington wns advised of her fathers condition by Mrs A V Mrs Hoovers BIS tcr Palo Alto Mr Henrys homo is in Monterey Cal COIinKSpONWCNTS WANTICn TJif Es n nrrtf oT a flout nt Klnyil n m Cor with I f addross ihc mnnagin crduor AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen I lalte hale tn buy Vm home to corsets try on If I they dont never fil nn1 I cant try rm on dnwn loivn because Im Rstiamril In have the clerk fff my nld
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