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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 20, 1928, Mason City, Iowa ft r WAS DAILY NEWSPAPER AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITIOH VOL XXXV UNITED PBEBS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JULY 20 1928 FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO 245 FOUR MEET DEATH IN IOWA TRAIN WRECK All Mexico Turns Out for Burial of President Obregon 10METOWNW mm FILLED OR LAST RITES Alarm Felt That Mexico Faces Revolt Nation Pays Final Tribute to Mexican Air Ace Program to Alternate Calles i and Obregon in Office Lni r Foiled by Bullet tor OTBOT Is CHARLES P STEWART Clergy OKLAHOMA CITY July Right Rev Francis CMBpM T Angeles exiled auxll f bishop of Oaxaca in a Matement here said tlie assassina 9Ot President Elect Alvaro Obregon lias defeated Hie hopes of Catholic clergy Tor the end of religious In Mex i ico These hopes he said were pinucil on OGregons conciliatory attitudes toward them JOGALBS July The agri llural village of Na In southern Sonora today tem porarily became the heartof Mexico irid the trails ronda and railways ading into it became the nations eins along which flowed Mexicans all stations in life Feona business ken and government officials made neir mecca the little town on the jbank of the Mayo river where Gen Uvaro Obregon assassinated presi dentelect of Mexico will be burled Friends and followers of Obreson ruout northern Mexico and great ers of woikera who live on his ranch holdings streamed Into iong before the arrival of the eral train bearing the slain lead body from Mexico City train from the north car LdSjerelktiyes and citizens300 NpEaleB Sonora to the eriebf tlbregons burial lOnthe outskirts of the Mexican the Mayo and YaquI Indians ho have come tor the funeral have Itched their tentswhile In the town Meager hotel accommodations already five been taken and private fesl have been opened lo those have journeyed there July VV Only one man stands between Mexico and chaos Plutarco Calles Whether he can continue to do so than momentarily is as uncer tain as the fall of aflipped coin Alvaro murdered presi dentelect and Calles were what may be as alternrting partners in the Mexican presidency Bullet Stopped Program First then Calles tfun Obregon then Calles and so on in definitely At least that was the pro gram A bullet interrupted it Obregon ana Calles appear to have framed their pact whll the former was president Calles succeeded him as agreed Before Obregon could be come eligible again it was necessary to change the which prohibited one man from serving twice This change was made as Cal les term drew toward its close As ended it forbade consecutive terms but not a plurality separated by inter vals It was Obrcgons turn to run and he announced his candidacy One Way Former Wai CALLES FAVORED to Beat em Minister Francisro Sei rano and General Arnulfo Gomez announced tiieirs also according to thrtfr friends account or it the Cal lesObregou version is to be accepted attempted a revolution Anyway the Calles government txpcutcd them as revolutionists qbregon He was unanlmou ivanfl Was to have been In December With his assassination the question of Iris successor arises Calles Is In eligible until after nn Interval The constitution might bs changed again but it would take time Another Difficulty Besides there is another difficulty OUregon and Calles were persoral friends but their parties were not very friendly Obregon was an agrarian and had ui agrarian congress when president Callcg is a laborlte and a laborlte con LLpyp was provided to TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 4 TWOlEWHEN BOAT IS SUNK IMEXICO CITY July gress made up mainly of sup tlevs ot Alvaro Obregon will meet fspecial session on July 30 presum y to settle the question of prcsi nlial succession raised by his assas It is generally expected that a way Jl be found to continue President Qlies officeA nine day period of turning will be ihruout ixico in the meantime for the slain I Isidentelect whose body today was j Steamer Crashes Into Iveling on a special train to his naj state of Sonora for burial en Antonio Rios Bertuche In lleil as chief of police to handle the vestigation into the killing an1 Jounced that responsibility for the I CAFB WAV N July Irime lies with the Catholic coast guardsmen were drowned police were continuing their invest nd tive rescued today when tlie Guard Patrol Craft in Fog Off Capes latlon in to find those in pllectually 20 Nuns Twenty Catholic nuna from the of Villa Guadalupe wheia the hrlne of our Lady ot Guadalupe pa Ion saint of Mexico Is situated were jrested and the convent was closed IVTURN TO PAGE R COHISIN 4 H he GlobeGazette 3ffers a Booklet on rlammoth Cave Beneath Edmpnson county Ken licky lies one of natures marvels the pave region of which Mam oth Cave and Colossal Cavern arc part Miles and miles of cav jyis great and and unknown in their weird windings are there A complete illustrated booklet prenirv1 for our Washington in formation service tells the strange of these subterranean wonders Every American syill want to know about these celebrated caves he greatestin the world Send for your copy today En oss 4 cents in coin or stamps for return postage and handling steamship Culberson sank coast guai patrol boat No m in a thick fjg oft tho Delaware capes The dead are B F Haines motor machinists mats first class Pleasantvjlle N J T Hale motor machinlstss mate second dags Atlanta Frederic J Haskin Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C 1 I enclose herewith 4 cents In coin or stamps for a copy of the booldet MAAIMOTH CAVE Street Weai aisson bearing the body ot Captain Kihilio an goml will flyer shown arriving at Pennsylvania station New York City for the trip to Mexico Arrow points to he casliet in the funeral cortege Frances Drake to Finals Hoover Back No Ceremony Death of WifesFather Puts Stop to All Formality in Reception BULLETIN S T A N F 0 II D UNIVERSITY July Herbert Hoover republican presidential nominee arrived at his home on Stanford campus today at completms a trip from Washing ton Tho homecoming to receive noti fication formally was a very quiet one the elaborate receptions planned having been postponed because of the death of Mrs Hoovers father C Henry wealthy banker funeral services for whom held this after noon at Hie chape with only immediate friends at tending Before the Hoover special ar rived the university authorities re iiuestcd the lown follis to remain at dome both during lip arrival of the party and the funeral ser vices MASON CITY GIRL WINS FROM ROCK iSLANDJEE ACE To Meet Miss Curtis Clinton Saturday Afternoon for State Championship iOUX CITY July 132S womens golf crown will rest IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday probably occasional showers and thunderstorms nnt quite so warm Friday night in southeast portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock m Friday Highest Thursday lowest in Night At 8 A M Rainfall With Thursdays R8 Degrees fis Degrees 54 Degrees 33 addition the weeks totalof precipitation stretched to 02 of the three Inch mark North Iowa was all ready for the drought which often strikes about this time of year altho there was no Indi cation Friday morning that it was at hand for the sky was overcast and a bit ot mist at about 7 ABOARD HOOVIDR TRAIN 20 AP Herbert Hoover was July back in his home slate today having crossed the continent In order that might receive formal notification of his nomination as the republican pres idential candidate at Leland Stanford university from which he set out thirtyodd years 050 to make his place in the world His coming was without ceremony elaborate receptions planned for him at San Francisco and Palo Alto hav Ing been postponed because ot the death of Mrs Hoovers father C D Henry funeral services for when were to be held this afternoon In the university chapel sAs his train crossed into Call for nla Mr Hoover sent a message to the people of his state saying llin lie returned with a deep sense of re sponslblllty that I may add to her diK Unction in that task for which sh was presented me to the Six days out from Washington Ihe special train carrying the Hoover par ty was routed directly to tho candi dates old tome 33 miles south of Son Francisco While his special train was crossing the trackless wastes of the Nevada desert late yesterday and last night Mr Hoover received some encourag ing reports from republican leaders of Nevado and other nearby states These were given by Governor of Nevada and X H Gelchcll of Bat tle Mountain wealthy miner and banker the republican stale chairman for Nevada and others Kills 2 Then Self Trying to Flee Pen Facing Life Imprisonment Under Baumes Law New Yorker Desperate NEW YORK July with life imprisonment as a fourth ut fendcr under the Bamnes laws a pris oner in the Bronx county jail killtd n the brow of either Miss Elizabeth tvvo keepers in a desperate effort 10 es Curtis ot Clinton or Miss Frances Drake of Mason City The two young women will settle he question of the championship here at 2 oclock tomorrow afternoon when hey will meet f r the second consecu Ive year in the final IShole match of he state womens tournmcnt on the course of the Sioux City Country club Mrs Good Defeated Miss Drake the 1D27 runner up de cated Mrs H C Good of Rock Island 3 and 2 In one somlIihal today In her match Miss Drake was 3 up at thoturn They halved the tenth Mrs Goort won he eleventh Miss Drake tho twelfth and they halved the next four Miss Drake win ning on tho sixteenth green The Miss Out 145 Sfifi G Jlrs Out 555 S60 fi Miss Curtis the 1S27 defending chmpion won her way Into the final today by winning 1 up from the tour medalist Miss Kate Cogge shall sharp shooting Des Moincs girl in a closely contested semifinal match that was featured by remarkably fine capo Inst night and then shot killed himself Armed with two revolvers he hod obtained In an unexplained way lie shot his way thru two tiers of cells and when two shots Into the lock of a steel door leading to a fire escape failed to opena way to freedom he blew out his brains The convict was John F McCahe iii years old whose police record dated back 14 years Tlie two keepers he killed were Morris and Daniel Horian neither of whom was armed DOZEN NATIONS 0 K KELLOGGS ANTIWAR PACT 3oth Japan and Czecho slovakia Understood to Be For It Too WASHINGTON july but two ot the 14 nations lo which Secretary Kellogg submitted his treaty or the renunciation of war have for ually apprised the Washington gov ernment of their willingness to join In he compast Japan and CzechoSlovakia alone re naln to be heard from and the stale department has learned thru diplo matic channels tlmt they too are so avorably inclined that their accent in ccs may be within a few lays It is a source of particular gratifica ino to Secretary Kellogg Ihat none of he nations have suggested changes In he text of the draft treaty as revised ind submitted together with his ex planatory note on June 23 He Is Pleased too with the promptness with which tha replies have been received 12 Approve Tact The number of countries approving pact was brought to an even dozen iy the acceptance oC Great Britain and her Canada Australia New Zealand South Africa and Inrtia I replies from whom were made public last night A note transmitted directly from Ot tawa over teh signature of W L Mackenzie Kiiru secretary jCcTtmrtrt affallrVlnppoko briefly theattltudVpf the Canadian government tt said cordially accepts the treaty as revised and is prepared to partici pate In Its For the London ipn Secretary Sir Austen Ch iin set forth the interpretation placed upon the of the SOUTHERN DRYS RISE JAMES CANNON Determined to defciit Governor Al Smith who they term the wet Tammany an in vited group of southern dry democrats gathered at Asheville C to plan a campaign against the governor The meeting was railed hy Bishop JnmcH Cannon oC the Methodist Episcopal church South SMITH TALK TO TAKE UP FARM AID CENTRAL SPAN OF BRIDGE IS WASHED AWAY oubleheader F r e i g h 1 Train Plunges Into Raging Creek BULLETIN CHICAGO July electrical storm charac erized by severity and brevity and accompanied by a 64 mile an hour gaTe centered upon hicago and Northwestern Illi nois yesterday afternoon caus ng the deaths of 12 persons and property damage which oday was estimated at many thousands of dollars Numerous homes and build ngs were struck by lightning grain was destroyed streets and basements were flooded and electrical power lines short circuited Power was cut off in many places and telephone service temporarily crippled Small grains were slashed to the ground in nearby counties Buildings in the center of the city at Dixon were flood ed Farmers near Aurora reported heavy damage to grain and other crops golf Shoots Tic Score In eliminating the Des Moinos girl Miss Curtis shot a medal score of 84 to tie the womens record for tho But her golf was only three strokes better thnn that ot Miss Cogge shall Thn cards Miss Curtis Out In fi5H 13 84 Miss Out 3H 5fifi 5fi1 15 In 513 454 Bridge Wortcer Killed MUSCATINK July Fourt Altamont bridge worker was killed Ijy n train near hero when he stepped out of the wny if ons Rock Island train and was struck hy an other from the opposite direction ISLAND VOLCANO SPREADS FEAR Violent Eruption of Mayon in Philippines Terrifies Populace MANILA July A violent eruption of Mayon the volcano in Albay province which recently became unusually active today terrified the populace for miles In all directions Business in Legaspi and smaller towns neav the base of the volcanic mountain was paralyzed Lava shot from the crater in a tlense column of smoke which cast a pall over much ot the province The j activity was accompanied by a deep j rumbling which intensified the terror I cf an already panic stricken populace I A dehige of hot ashes was reported have fallen over the of Tnbaco and Maliliput Governor Genera Stimson an nounced he would leave Manila tomor row aboard thp cruiser Trenton for I Ltsnspi to investigate the situation rcaty and declared that His majes tys government in Great Britain are glad to join with the United States ind with all other governments sim larly disposed in signing a definitive reaty for the renunciation of jives British Interpretation The note specifically stated ihc British understanding of the terms o tho treaty taking note of the provi sion for relievingthe signatory na lons ot all obligations under the pact o any state violating the covenant and of Secretary Kelloggs under standing that the right of self defense Is Implicit in every treaty whether specifically alluded to or not The only suggestion ot a reserva tion was in a reference to a passage in Sir Austins note of May 13 which said that the welfare and integrity of certain regions constituted a special and vital Interest to the London gov ernment The BriUsh secretary also trans mitted the replies of Xeiv Zealaml Australia South Africa and India to Seek Congress Jhamber i 117 11 Majority as Well as Presidency Prison Doors to Close Behind Stealing Official FAULKTON S July fAPj papers for Adolph W Ewert former treasurer or tha South Dakota rural credits board convicted of embezzling from the rural credits department were issued here late yesterday committment was issued following tho denial of the Soul j Dakota supremo court of petition for a rehearing ot his m the Faulkton circuit e he was sentenced to 31 years j the penitentiary at Rloux BUTXETIN ALBANY N July Smith declared today that ho intended to deal witli prohibi tion and relief ly in his speech acceptance Tho democratic presidential nominee disclosed his inlfinHons when aslced by aliout published reports that he planned to subordinate the farm relief anil prohibition issues and stress his ideas about reorganiza tion of federal government func tions and governmental economy Tlie governor said there was no basis for such a forecast of his in tonlidiis and reiterated Iliat lie disclosed to nt onn what hu In tended to except that lin would louch nil al major issues of lie campaign The datn for Smith lion and his speech probably will lie set within the next day or two appel pel fi fro urt MILLION DOLLARS IN BOOZE NABBED Contraband in Kegs Under Pickled Herring Seized by Customs Officers NCW YORK luly A car of alleged prowar rye whisky es timated to he worlh nt re tail was today hy customs agents on the Red Cross liner Tho contraband waa In kegs undor nlcklcd herring which been brnt in large barrels from Halifax N an Inauest this Davenport Girl Dies Under Autos Wheels DAVI3XPORT July Marilyn Jean Kuclil aged 4 was killed last evening in front of her home when she was run down by an auto mobile driven by Marvin Kuppingtr 17 The child it was reported into tho street directly in front of auto Sho suffered a fractured skull and broken nerk nnd died a few mln utes after reaching the hospital Kup pinger who declared his car was not traveling more than 15 miles an hour was held undor bonds of penci Will Rogers Says July Al Smith did a thing the other day that I dont think has received enough publicity It was a to America and smartest thing a candidate ever said Somephoto graphers wanted him to pose in the act of laying brick he said 1 lay bricks and any bricklay er that saw it would know I couldnt Thats a Imioncy picture and 1 am not going to stand tor any baloney pictures during Inia Now he may the photographers voles but he will gain Iho j entire picture reading public instead I will always claim that those Coolidge pU t tires last summer drove him out of the whitohouse four years Yours noGEns Copyright WANT CONGRESS TOO N July their efforts to put Governor Smith in tho white house tha demo crats Intend to overlook no opportiini ties to capture control of congress Tlie democratic presidential nomi nco himself already has discussed the senatorial phase of the question with two senators of his political Tytlings of Maryland and Hawea of before long ho un rloiibterily will be acquainted with thp ifrimen werefcliled about 2 ocloclc a m today when a doubleheader Wabash freight train plunged Into a rain swollen dry oieelf near Mlneola Iowa 14 miles east of Council Bluffs Tho torrential rains of the night had filled tho creek wash ing out the center spans ot the wooil resde Six cars of the St car train lied into the creek following the loco motives The dead D Tiiclier engineer George Wilson 43 Engineer Jesse Davis 22 fireman ilnim Butts fireman All or tho victims lived at Stanber Mo A switching crew was dispatched o the scene of the wreck after mem bers of the train crew had made their vnyto Council Bluffs Davis has two children and Tucket hree Rainfall in Omaha totaled nches Others Escape Injury Other members of tha crew not hurt Hodlcs of Tucker Davis and Wilson were recovered shortly after daybreak when the swollen creek waters re ceded Butts was hurled under the cab of his engine Part of one leg ex posed Trainmen said it could not lie removed until some of tho wreckage is cleared away Supposition is that the heavy rains had undermined he piling of the trestle washing out the middle piers A skeleton framework was loft suf ficient to carry the rails and the en gineers were unable to see that tho trestle had been wrecked Deafening Hiss of Steam Other members of the crew said when they reached the creek bank nil they could hear was tho deafening hiss of steam aa tho muddy waters of tho creek swirled around the hot boil ers Communication between Mlncola and Council Bluffg had been interrupt ed by the storm and first word of the wreck wns received hy way of Kansas City O S Ketcham yardmaster and situation as it effects the house o representatives Would Reverse Conditions Tydlngs who Is chairman of the democratic senatorial campaign com mittee and Hfuvos one of its mem bers tave Governor Smilh a first hand Insight into their contemplated activities at conferences which termi nated here yesterday They proceeded to New York to confer with party lead ers determtned lo work In close co operation with th democratic national icnmmittre In ap effort to overturn i the slim republlTin majority In tho I senate j representative Rllly OldfiHd nf Arkansas one of the war horsein democratic ranks is head nf t he partys congressional campaign coin mlttre whose chief worry is to bring about the election ot democrats to the house i As they prepare to mnkp their fight I to wvest control from the rppuhlirnns the democrats are faced with the necessity of upsetting a minority of W in Ihe house The lineup in the senate during the close of the last session was 47 republican TURN TO TAGE 8 COLUMN 3 IJoss Johnson special agent headed TUUN TO PAGE R COMJMN 5 AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen I reckon ever woman has blue days when she plans what aheti buy if she had her husbands life in
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