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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 30, 1928, Mason City, Iowa a to tVAj DAILY NEWSPAPER Eotreo foftrne Mo ME AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CTY IOWA MONDAY JULY 30 1928 CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED riiKSS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO 253 94 INJURED IN WEEKEND RAILROAD WRECKS AIR TOUR WINNER Kansas Floods Force 300 Familiet to Flee Homes nv v TRACKSWASHED OUT AND WHEAT i ACREAGERUINED BRITISH WIN 3 OLYMPIC FIRSTS Homes in Hays Under 6 Feet of Water No Lives Lost HAYS July conditions prevailed in the com paratively dry wljeat belt ot western Kansas today following near cloudbursts in several sections yester dav Altho 300 families were forced to flee their homes after darkness last night when the swiftly rising waters Inundated tho low southern residence section no loss of life was reported here Property damage here was esti mated at several hundred thousand dollars Water was six feet deep In the buildings of the Kansas State Teach ers college and also had entered the Union pacific station Only the secnnd iory of many houses was above the flood About a third of the town wns under water Town iJad No Boats Absence of any boats in Hays made necessary hastily improvised rafts while women and children were car Iried from their homes on mens backs Railroad tracks were washed out In Several places and it was reported the Union pacific hridse over Big a halt mile of town was doomed most fashionable homes In the wore located In the section Inun Iohu P Wood gathered points during the national air tnur Hntil he was easily the win ner of fliis years reliabilityair plane rare which started from De init and ended there Coolidge in Plea to End Sectionalism Recovery of New South in Cannon vfprbed to higher ground when flooc a 7inch rain swept tlis lower part of the mile of railroad track was DAN MOODY IS RENOMINATED BY DEMOCRATS Blanton Is Fourth From Mayfield in Race for Senate DALLAS July Moody youthful redhaired chief executive who was swept Into thy Texas governors chair In 1926 on a campaiernbased on opposition to Gov Miriam A Ma Ferguson has been renominated on the democratic ticket which is tantamount to election Thevoto in 236 of counties In eluding 53 complete in Saturdays democratic state primary as tabulat ed today gave Governor Moody a mn jority of nearly 120 000 votes over hi three opponents With approximately of tin estimated votes cast countei Moody had Louis J Ward laow Fort Worth Judge Wi Ham E Hawkins and Mrs Edith Wilmans United States Senator Earle B May field was given a plurality of the vote In his race for reUec i but lacking a majority will enter a runoff primary Aug 25 with Congressman Tom Con nally otMarlin for the nomination Blantou Runs fourth NEW BAR PRESIDENT Survey E Newlln Los Angeles is the new president of the American Bar association selected at the annual meeting in Seattle About 100 families were driven from their homes near when Big Creek overflowed the countryside washing out a mile ot Union Pacific tracks and flooding the town Wheat in Storage Soaked Ji4 From three to ten feet ot thru the streets there Thous ands of bushels of wheat in local ele vators were soaked while many acres Of shocked wheat nearby were ruined Hundreds oC birds were found drowned hi the courthouse square at Wakeeney following rainfall whrh totaled 7 Inches and which sent all streams out of their banks Minn July 30 monument rlfl town A ing from Civil war President Cool washed pronounced his yes terday for the end ot sectionalism be tween the north nnd south and spoke the hymn oC a reunited nation Dedicating the memorial to Col William Colvill Union hero of the But tie of Gettysburg the president em Iphasizctl the recovery of the ntw youth nnd the common interest of each section iu the other The day of sectionalism is he said We are a united Mr Coolidge denounced those who for many years kept alive sectional animosities for political advantage and declared that era had ended Other wise there no reference to poli Boats were pressed into service for rescue work around nreat Bend fol lowing an Slnph rainfall A mile wide stream of water poured Into the Bottoms game preserve lake which already stood bankfull Iowa Savings Deposits Show Increases Again CHICAGO July deposits in the Iowa banks that are members of the seventh federal re serve district on June 30 showed in creases both over June 1 and Tuly 1 J27 The deposits totaling 2IS in Iowa were cent greater than the previous month and per cent larger than on July 1 of Jaat year Total deposits for the five states com posing the district were tics in his Sabbath clay address the first ho has delivered since leaving Washington Mentions Uplift of Labor He mentioned however the upIft of labor after the world war and signi ficantly recalled tlio practical unani mity of the north In helping to pass the recent flood control bill for the Mississippi river One result of the war Civil which etarrtcd our national progress tor many years was the bitterness hatred Connally 144 864 Col Xlvln M OWBlejv post national commander of tho American Legion Con gressman Thomas L Blanton Mrs Minnie Fisher Cunningham SS4 and Jeff McLemore Likewise strength of a heavy field of candidates apparently had cost Lieut Gov Barry Miller a clean cut nomination In his race for reelection altho he led his most active opponent jy nearly votes The race drew chief Interest becausj State Senator Thomas B Love who ran second had announced he would not vote for Gov Alfred E Smith on the national ticket In November name was left off the ballot In several bounties The returns Driller Love J D Par noil II L Darwin John D McCall All rf the eight Incumbents In the house of representatlvt s who had con tests seemed renominated except Con The GlobeGazette Offers a Booklet of House Plans Every prospective home owner will be Interested In the booklet of house plans for brick homes which Is available for distribution to read ers of this paper It contains exterior views and floor plans of 60 houses Illustrating various types of uptodate homes These plans were prepared by skilled architects with a view to offering tha utmost In comfort convenience and attractiveness at the least expense It will be well worth while for to look over this book of plans carefully before building a house Write today for your copy In 4 ceSits in coin or stamps for postage and handling Frederic J Hastcin Dfrertor The Mason City Information Bureau Washington D C I herewith 4 cents In coin or stamps for a copy of the BRICK HOMES BOOKLKT Name Slate ind sectional animosities that m its ho said For it left many TURN TO PACK 5 COLUMN 5 25 KILLED IN POLISH BLAST gressman Eugene Black trailing Wright Pattman who was by TURN TO PAGE S COLUMN 4 Hundreds Believed Injured as Result of Chemical Explosion BERHX July five persons are reported to have rtecn killed in an explosion of benzine at a chemical factory In Lodz Poland Hundreds are said to have been In jured Many houses were wrecked Windows were shattered for a milo around the factory GLENVILLE GIRL TAKES OWN LIFE Marvyl Egland Was Dis satisfied With Career as Artist in N Y NEW YORK July lieving herself a failure In her art stJdles Miss Marvyl Egland 25 Glenville twisted a silk Block ing about her throat pulled it tight with her right hand and died in the apartment of girl friends Her suicide followed a night of sleepless brooding nfter her return Saturday from a girls camp at Den mark where she had been em ployed as an art teacher She com pleted a years study at Barnard col lege last June Her body was taken to a morgue and held for her pnrents Mr Mrs J J Egland of Glenville PEEK ASSAILS NDORSEMENTOF G G P NOMINEE Hammill Should No Support Hoover Farm Leader Says July indors U Ing Herbert Hoover for tho presi dency Governor Ilammill of Iowa has repudiated the principles ot the first farm conference called by him In 12C George N Peck of Moline chairman oC tho executive committee ot 22 of the north central states agricultural conference declared here yesterday Peek said a loiter he had sent to the governor July 24 asking the execu tive to explain his indorsement of Hoover In the light of his former as sertions that farm relief could come only thru legislation embodying an equalization fee remained unanswered The 192G conference was attended by governors or agricultural represen tatives from 11 middlewestcrn atntes Mr Peek suggested to the Iowa gov ernor that If It now is his Intention to repudiate tho action ot that con ference he reconvene It for the pur pose of keVping he record straight and permitting the representatives to TURNTO fi COLUMN I WYKOFFFOURTH N100METERS SPRINTEVENT rish Hammer Thrower Triumphs Lloyd Harm Qualifies in 880 STADIUM AMSTER J DAM July Unite tales got away to a good start in the lymplc wrestling competition when Job Hewitt of the University of Mlchl an defeated Romn of France in tie rstol the preliminaries for bantam vcights A Canadian schoolboy from British Columbia Percy Williams sprang rom obscurity to fume today by boat rig Ihe worlds greatest sprinters in lie Olympic 100 meters final in 10 4B econrts Frank Wykoff American avorite in the event finished fourth vhile Bob McAllister the flying as a dark horse was sixtl and last Williams off to a brilliant start vithstood the terrific closing drive oi ils rivals In a sensational finish and was across the line a full yard In front ot Jack London the British He gro Georg Lammers theGerman was third a step ahead of WykoCf The Judges delayed the announce ment at th close ot the race as they disagreed over the twq places GOVERNOR ILL Several weeks rest and ciuiet has been prescribed for Arthur fi Sorlle governor of North Da kota who suffered a heart attack at Hlstnnrck recently Will Rogers SALT LAKE CITY July flying out from the east 1 stopped over Saturday in Cheyenne to see the frontier daya celebra tion the one they all got their Idea from Its a great show The peo pla as much an the contestants make It Have no private plane but still flying airmail with worth of stamps pasted on ma from Chicago to Beverly People down on the ground tell me that It is very warm crossinK these deserts I Just bor rowed a pair of mittens from the pilot Yonrs WILL ROGERS LAWYERS HURT ON TRIP HOME FROM SEATTLE Collision of N Y Ele vated Trains Add to Victims BT THE ASSOCIATED PRESS disagreed ThejnJInall Afriqo fifth and McAllister last tentatively awaiting photographs ot the finish Wrltofr Is Rattled The 100 meters dnsh witnessed the worst setback American sprinters ever received in Olympic competition when they failed to get one ot the three medals Two false starts preceded the race and the second made by Wylioff seemed to rattle the young American McAllister started poorly and wns unable to close the gaps as he has one previously despite the fact that he time was slower than in either of e semifinals when the Olympic rec rd was twice equalled In a dny In which they were beaten all three finals the Americans alned small satisfaction by increasing leir point load Totals showed tho Chicago Artist Paints Birthplace of Hoover WEST BRAXCM July The blacksmith shop which belonged to Herbert Hoovers father and the house In which tho republican presi dential nominee was born have been reproduced in oil paintings by Allen Phllhack a Cbicago artist who ims been one of hundreds to visit tlitH town since the Kansas City conven tion The house at the time of Hoovers birth consisting of but two rooms nas been moved nrrosi Hie street and a twostory addition built on to Ibe front The original windows and homemade doors are In place how ever In the painting the artist drew upon the memory of older inhabitants and a parly of Hoovers eoiisins from Marshall county was consulted Among visitors hero have been W Harding of DCS Moines wife of tile former governor of Towa their daughter Barbara ami K R ITarlan oC the Iowa Ktato Historical depart ment Des Moines Tomorrow the local arrangements committee will meet with a croup of Davenport nien to consider pinna for Mr Hoovers visithere Aug 21 IOWA AD MAN DIESJNWRECK Ivan D Coolidge Returning From Okoboji Killed in Auto DAYTON July D Coolidgc president of tbe Cooliflgi Advertising company of DCS Molncs was killed and Fred TJeed ot Kansa City an employe of the com pnny wns injured today in an auto mobile accident near The In jured man was taken to a hospital a lort Dortsse Mr Coolidge nnd Mr Reed wer driving back from the Coolidge sun mer cottage at Lake Olcobojl wher they had gone to spend the weeken with Mr Coolidges wife and thro children when tho car overturnec throwing Mr CoolWare some 20 fee down the highway The coroner of lort Dodge W Martin was called to make on Investi gation Mr Coolklge was 11 years old Ho had been in business here for fourteen years Ixinse Travel Tilamed FORT July oofe gravel was blamed for the auto mobile accident In which Ivan icige of DCS Molnes was killed and Frrd Kerd injured near Harcoiirt to day The rnr turned end for end Reed suffered a bad acalp wound nited States with points Britain Finland 17 Sweden Ifi and Canada nd Ireland cneh 10 Irishmen Wins With Hammer A big upset came when Dr P OCnl igan of Ireland won tho Olympic ham er thrown championship with a toss f meters Khold of Sweden was econd and the Americans Olack wlnn and Connor finished third fifth nd sixth respectively All three ot tho championships de Ided today went to British empire epresentatives rather than to the Americans who were given a KOOL banco in all of them iurghley ot Kngland won the 400 leter hurdles in a big upset In which he American and defending rham ilon Morgan Taylor was third and TURN TO PAGK 5 COLUMN 5 Gov Smith Delays Stay at JSeaslmre Conferences at New York Await Nominee After Brief Vacation HAMPTON BATS N July when he will find Ime to squeeze In another short vaca tion Governor Smith Intends to put n a day or two more at the seashore before going to New York for a round of political conferences and then to Albany to put the finishing touches on his acceptance speech The democratic presidential nom inee in coming here for a vacation eturned to a community where as an Inconspicuous assemblyman years ago he and his family snent their summers in a renter cottage He Is fond of Gootl Ground ah ho still calls the community and lias shown It dur ingtills visit lieip where swimming and golfing nt this season nro the favorite sports It Is the governors present Inten tion to motor back to Now York Wod nesday There he will find a number of his chief political lieutenants whom he did not soo during his overnight slay In the city last week Before he goes back up the Hudson to put into final form the touching campaign issues he will de liver at his notification three weeks from Weilnesilay evening Smith will have the opportunity in New York to discuss the outlook with practically all of his ndvlsers From them he will be nbfh to get first band Information THIEVES CRACK GRAHAM STORE SAFE FOR Make Entrance by Re moving Skylight and Sliding Down Rope A FTER a rest of little more than n fortnight thieves who specialize in orclng safes and hidden money re newed their activities over the veekcnd and forced a In the Graham company store 3 South Fed eral avenue for a net profit 30 In cash The thieves entered thrj a skyllgh on the ioof replaying n section ot th glass and a rope to the They then carried the comparatively Email safe from under tM nlgljt light to Jkjojjatlon on tha balcony w hlch was screened from the street Used Sledges and bars were used to pull o t the tumblers of the safe and pry the door open resulting In ai job similar to the one at tho high school Tuly 11 About 200 In checks was left In the safe and a checkup Mon day morning failed to disclose any loss in merchandise according to C II Witt manager A greater loss In cash would iiave been suffered hud not tho employes been paid from the days receiptK Sat urday he stated The robbery was discovered early Monday morning when the store was openedIt was Im possible for Mr Witt to state whether the coup had been staged Saturday night 01Sunday night since no one had been at the sloro on Sunday Acting Chief of Police Ray Oulman and his men were at worlc early Mon day morning seeking clews in the form of fingerprints from the misshapen safe The robbery was the fourth loss sustained by a local business during July Three In Four Dnys VTINTYFOUR persons Injured 1 three fatally and eight unidentified men may have been burned to death in railroad wrecks Sunday In Wyoming California and New York city Ballroad Inspectors were unubia to day to verify reports that sight nun died when firs destroyed 27 cars of Burlington freight train east of Guern sey AUho railroaders said saw the men enter an empty automo bile car between an oil tanker and ft coke car which was wrecked burned A half mile of burned wrackage WM closely examined but no bodies found A road bed caused by alns was held responsible for ailment Five of the 27 cars derailed oiled In the IMatts river whlls tne spilled from others ignited and pread along the wreckage and out over the river for a mile downstream jurnlng until dawn Loss Put at Million A railroad official estimated the load at r Well known attorney and thely wives from many eastern points among 37 men nnd women enrouti homfe from the American Bar associa tion convention at Seattle In jured In a rear end train collision nt Cortena opupt7 members m alned IP todfV The InjWed Irfcluded Clarence Scott of Qulncy 111 Internal Injuries and Wlllard Carr of Omaha scalp wounds and hand cut The third section of the bar associa tions special wns partially smashed by the notithbouml Cascade limited crack Soitthern Pacific train from Seattleto San Francisco while tho special wns halted on tho track for re pairs Train Crashes Observation Car Unofficial reports said the special had stopped after rounding a curve and flagnmii lind rone to halt the Cascade limited supposedly 10 min utes to the rear He had run back only a short distance passengers said when the Cascade running 0 miles an hour Tho flugman placed torpedoes on the track and ran for ward frantically waving his flag The Cascade attempted to atop but tlvj locomotive smashed Into the steel Jb nervation cur partially telescoping It TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 4 Wea as to how the situation looks m corn licit In the south thruoul nation the the IOWA FORECAST Somewhat unsettled Monday niglit and Tiiesdiiy Warmer Mon day night in tho extreme sonlh east portion Warmer Tuesday In central and southern portion LOCAL STATISTICS American Sugar corporation weath er figures for 1M hour period ending at R a m Monday IligheM Similar Degrees lowest in Night 5 Degrees At 8 A M 51 HCRICCS Inches AVeather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a in Sunday Highest Saturday 71 Degrees Lowest in Nijrlit 43 Deerees At 8 A M Sunday SI Degrees The wind was lack in the south again Monday after having been In lie northeast nnd north for tho three days indicating warmer weath TRIO ASSAULTS Two Men and Woman At tack Pastor After Attempt to Rob Collections CHICAGO ing at prayer lieforo a private altar in the forest preserves where he lived alone Father AigiiHt 6 a retired German tines was perhaps fatally assaulted yesterday by two men and a woman who sought to rob his rollection plate Friends rescued tiie Injured clergy ma n Matthew Ott Inter arrested as 1 suspect told police he and two com panions under the influence of li quor rlorided to visit Ihe old man The other Ott said drew a pistol and started to rob the collection box hut tho pastor resisted and was severely bnatnn On July 8 the Purity Oil company Delaware and Second street northeast was relieved of J72 in cash by thieves who removed a pane of glass In a win dow unlatched the door and met suc cess in finding the money bag in its hiding place Four days later thieves entered the local liicH school nnd the Sanitary Dairy 600R02 Monroe avenue northwest getting at the former and JS3 at tbe latter establishment Similarity between the high school Job and the looting of the Graham company safe leads authorities to bn linvo that Ihey might have been engi neered by the name thieves Ammonia and Mustard Oil Hurry Robbers in Cedar Rapids Gas Station CEDAR RAPIDS July method of combatting safe hlow eis with ammonia and mustard oil Is suggested as a result of a safe blovv lins at the service station la Marllon Burglars blew open the snfe In the oil station about a with nitro glycerine The explosion burnt a bot tle of ammonia and a bottle of mustard oil in tile safe releasing the fumes and giving the robbers only time HOOOP up cash was In sight Home 40 fn all They overlooked 2CO benentb some books FOUR LIFERS ARE RECAPTURED Quartet Fails in Effort to Escape From Ohio Penitentiary July members ot the prison Company K sentenced to life imprisonment In soli tary confinement for their part sev eral years ago In a desperate break for freedom escaped from their colls In Ohio penitentiary early today hut were recaptured by guards in the prl for freedom Former Governor of Utah Takes Own Life SALT LAKE C1TT July John C Cutler 82 banker and former governor of Utah shot and killed him self shortly before noon today Railroads Given Pay Boost for Mail Carrying July Railroads carrying mall for tlio post office department were a ardcd nn pay of approximately SIS per year under terms of an in terstate rommrrrn commission ordei today and in addition granted a Him sum of approximately sis foi under payment which tlin commlssloi heM tha government had made si July 1825 AUNT HET By Robert Quillen It used to be so you could tell a fallen woman by the way she dressed on the street but I dont know how shcfl fix to look more brazen than a good woman
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