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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 3, 1928, Mason City, Iowa MSAS DAILYNEMSPAPER FOftTHf AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE FINAL EDITION JASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 3 1928 ASSOCIATED PHESS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO 257 TWO POLISH FLYERS LEAVE FRANCE FOR U S Four Rescued British Aviators on Board Ship fbr New York 0 BY SHIP MIIMJCEAN Fire on Plane Jorced Britisher to Land in Atlantic Aug AP Rescued in midAtlan 1 tic Capt Trank T Court U S Athlete Stays Third in Decathlon Jim Stewart Behind Finn in Olympic Race of OLYMPIC STADIUM AMSTER DAM Aug end of the first days five events in the Olym pic decathlon finds Jim Stewart Call fornia in third place with points and Jansson of Sweden leading with Jarvinen of Finland is second British aviator and three soo with Yrjola Finland fourth 103 Ken Doherty United States fifth and Wessley Austria sixth 3 President Dedicates Memorial companions today were pro ceeding to New York aboard British liner Minnewaska They were fprced down while Attempting a flight from lorta Azoies to Newfound find They had proceeded ap proximately 600 miles on their With their short wave apparatus they sent out S calls which sent several ips rushing to their assist The Minnewaska won the Sice of mercy and took the Byers aboard Captain Courtney and from plane All is Captain et of the Minnewaska wirelessed the Radio Marine corporation late Sterday afternoon when fears were to be felt that tho plane andthe flyers werelost n Mercantile Was York with ali jted No farther details were given Due atN Monday rhe Minnewaska is due to dock ai ark Monday morning For sev FIRE ENDSFLIGHT LONDON Aug Five Eibpard his plane forced Ctipt k T Courtney down on the fVtlantlc he informed his wife to in a message sent from the liner Minnewaska The liner Jfrescuert Courtney and his three Icompanions on an uttcmpt to fly to E Am erica from the Azores the Evening News received a vireless message from the com jliander of tlie steamship Cedric Minnowaslia reports nplane crew rescued No injuries jfPlane Captain Courtneys message to his wife read N Practically everything O had to come ilown owing to fire Nothing to worry Stewart was nosed oufot second place by Jarvinens better time in the 400 meters flat While Barney Ber linger of the University of Pennsyl vania is not among the leaders he has a good chance of pulling up in the re maining five events especially the ayelin throw Tom Churchill of the University of Oklahoma thus far ap pears badly beaten x Todays five events were the 100 meter dash running broad jump shot put running high jump and 400 meters Those remaining to be con tested tomorrow are the 110meter iiurdles discus throw pole vault javelin throw and meter run Checretl by Victory The American contingent which has een setting gloomly for five days went wild as Barbuti won the 400met er event for America for the first time since 1912 Picked up after the great finish Barbutl staggered drunkenly for a few moments but revived quick ly enough to respond to cheers and Killed in Storm RAINFALL IS INCHES FOR 24 HOURS Many Fields of Corn Are Reported Down Scores of Cars Stalled off the field Barbutl in winning the event in Paris In The point score for the IT mens track and field events completed thus far Including the two which took place today follows the totals being computed under the unofficial but ceneral system of awarding 10 points for first 5 for second four for third three for fourth two for fifth and pn for sixth TJniiefl States 64 Great Britain Sweden 37 Germany 34 Cana da 33 Jspan IS Sotitti Africa 14 France 10 treland 10 Norway 7 Hungary 5 Haifi5 J Win Three Lose One SLOTEN Holland Aug The United States won three races and lost one In the Olympic rowing regatta today exactly the same per formance as yesterday The Harvard louf with coxswain got back Into the running by beating the Japanese eas ily but the Penn A C from Philadel phia with its boy coxswain Tommy TURN TO PAGE 10 COLUMN 8 jeraJ hours Courtney Hosmer Mon banker and hacker of the flight vS W Giimour radio operator and ItiPred Pierce mechanic had been fJritting helplessly in a strong cur they landed on tbe water and sent out their SOS calls they gave f position as 42 latitude 41 west The Minnewaska found at north TURN TO PAGR 31 COLUMN 8 The GlobeGazette Offers a Fact Booklet About Mexico understand Mexico today one Ttnust know the plain tacts of her history area population states railroads government resources Washington information bu reau has assembled in one neat Illustrated booklet all of the essen tial facts about the Important na tion to the south of us The booklet contains neither ar guments nor propaganda It Is plain fact Information on which the reader may form his own opin ions and which will help the read er understand all that goes on in Mexico and in our relations with Mexico A copy for every reader at a postage and handling cost ot 6 cents Use the coupon below Frederic J Hasldn Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C 1 enclose herewith 6 ccnls In coin or stamps fir a copy of the booklet MEXICO Name Street City Si ate President Coolidge Mrs CooiidRa and Governor tjhrisiianson of Min nesota on their visit to Cannon Falls to view tho unveiling ot a monument to Col William ftilvlH Civil war Will Rogers Says HAMMILLISTO REPLY TO PEEK PRISON INMATE NG OF OMAHA CHILD Governors Answer to Farm Confession of Anamosa Con vict Clears Up Mystery REFORMATORY Leaders Charges to Be EES MOINBS Aug reply of Gov John Hammill to George N Peeks challenge to his sincerity in supporting the cause of the farmer and at the same time favoring Her bert Hoover for president is in process of be forceful This much thegovernor announced upon hlsreturn here last night from a vacation trip to Denver arid Colorado Springs but he declined to Indicate its context further than to say It will be definite in fact very thut ho would make public the text of the after t s dis patched which The challenge to the governors sin cerity was made several weeks ago by the Molina plow manufacturer act Ing as chairman of the corn belt con ference committee of 22 Peek has been active in the committees cam paign to gain adoption of the NaryHiiugen bill with the equaliza tion fee IOWA FORECAST Tartly eloudyv local thunder showors Friday night and Satur day In southeast portion anfl in east and south portions Friday afternoon or Saturday cooler Fri day night and in south and portions Saturday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Friday Highest Thursday Si Degrees Lowest In Degrees At 8 A M Friday 69 Degrees Incites The man who handles the sprink ling over this territory filled his bar rel and went to sleep with the spigot turned wide open Thursday The re sult was the greatest 34 hours of rainfall that North Iowa has experi enced In several years The Globe CEDAR RAPIDS COUPLE KILLED IOWA STATE AUK Lukehart 21 shortly before noon to day coiifesfed the murder of Harvv Boyd S year old Omaha boy whose skeleton was found in a patch of yesterday The boy had been missing since July 1 Lukehart madetbe confession after allmovnlng grilling by Warden J M Baumel His first statement of guilt writ ten in his own hand read Clarence do on this clay Aug 3 confess the Harvey Boyd crime on July 1 and I want to plead It was definitely established today by Douglas county Omaha surveyors that the crime was committed In Towa B B Cook county surveyor and Boyd Wnlker city surveyor Council Bluffs made measurement and found the hotly was found 3S5 feet beyoml the line in Iowa All during the morning Lukehart protested he Jirlnt remember killing the boy He liad told only of walking up the road with the boy that after noon to a spot across from which the body was found in a weed patch lie said he didnt remember slaying the boy because my mind went Continued questioning finally broke him down and he confessed Lukehirt said on that afternoon he had one of his hot same as two days motorists ruefully delved Into waterlogged carburetors or exhausted their batetrles in a vain effort to start their cars the rain which had fallen almost incessantly past 24 hours continued to present a bleak aspect for vacationers and outsido workers Friday morning More than inches of rainfall was reported during the pre coding Friday nipming with Jupiter Increasing the total The preceding 24hours rainfall had been inches making a total pf about fivo inches for the first three lays of August Two Cars Busy Forgetting tho Johnstown flood scores motorists sallied forth lato Thursday afternoon only to fall back upon the mercies of a tow car The1 leltigo resembling a miniature cloud surst which broke about oclock Thursday afternoon caught several cars under the Milwaukee viaduct and the viaduct on First street southwest S uthbound a Ha wfes tbo up d motorl st a forced to detour around theso two points until late Thursday eve ning Police were busy putting up lan terns in dangerous places and several requests were received by Fire Chief IJan Chire to pump out cellars which lie perforce refused of corn were reported down and inundated between here and Nora Springs Gardens In tha city vere also submerged Water was re ported running across tho pavement at several points between Clear Lake nnd Mason City late Thursday eve ning Damaga to grain was mostly confined to corn as most of the small grain had been cut Fields Covered One field four miles southeast of Rockwell was reported entirely cov ered with cattle standing knee In water in an adjoining pasture While the storm caused telephone SANTA BARBARA Aug Barbara has the greaUst old California fiesta and celebra tion you ever saw Even W McAdoo was In costume on a horse with all the old Cathollo parties which shows that he must bo for Smith About only way the United States can ever win a race at the Olmpic games is to annex Canada The effect of every tour persons in the owning an automobile is having its effect Yours WILI ROGERS Marble Rock Home Struck by Lightning Coroner Says Woman Shot Her Husband and Then iter when ho asaultcd an 8 old Herself CEDAR RAPIDS Aug A domestic tragedy culminating In what appeared to be a slaying and suicide last night was believed re sponsible for fhe deaths ot Mr and Mrs Carl C Hahn Hahn shot thru the femple died n a local hospital at a today after a maid had rtlscovereo him and neighbor girl For that crime ho Is serving a 12year sentence SMITH SEES NO GAJN FROM FEE PROPOSAL Mominee Has No Definite Plan of Controling Surpluses Corn Flattened by Heavy Rains Glenville Tele phone Wires Out ONE death several buildings dam aged by lightning windwrecked telephone lines fallen trees and corn laid flat are part ot the toll in North Iowa and Southern Minnesota during the last two days of wind and heavy rains The rainfall ran well over the twoinch mark In many places swell ing the small rivers and creeks The death reported was that ot Lief Hanson 25 of near Hayward who was killed while driving Thuis day mbrning in the storm in Albert Lea Several towns reported crop damage tho corn being flattened by the beat ing rain and wind The Shell Rock river at Greene Is reported rising rap wire trouble in southern Minnesota only an occasional wet cable disturbed the operation of the local system cable between the cement and sugar plants was soaked antl interfered with telephone communication in that di rection THIRD SUICIDE EFFOraCCEEDS Milwaukee Had Hard I 2 MEN HANGED Telephone company repairmen were usy Friday morning repairing email breaks inmany parts of North Iowa nnd the lines to several towns were down for a part of the time Every thing is expected to bo In working order by nlsht It Is Bald One Killed In Storm ALBERT LT5A The second tragic death this week o curred when Hanson Hayward was killed during ih NEW YORK Aug ernoi Smith put his foot down to day on the equalization feo featurewns driving on Bridge street on hi ot the McNftryHaitgen ffum bill home when ho encountered P storms Thursday forenoon Hanson TRIP STARTS IN SPITE OF POOR AIR CONDITIONS Flyers Expect to Land in New York Late Saturday France Aug plane believed to be the transAtlantlo machine Marshal PUsudslti was sighted sixty miles off the French coast by the trawled Plngouln at a three hours after It had left Lo BourRet on a flight to the United States I B BOURGET France Aug Polish knights of tho air sped westward with the dawn today hoping to make tho first nonstop east to west Ight to New York from France Majors Louis Idzlkowskl and Kail iir Kutmla of the Polish air service oppcfl off at a Paris day ght tlmo p Thursday east rn standar time In their plane chris ened Marshal Ptlsudskl In honor of he Polish dictator The hopes ot the airmen were high Hho the barometer was low They went against the advlco ot the French weather service but were confident In word from America that thoy would run into good conditions on that Atlantic Tha flyers expected to land at New York on Saturday afternoon after t flight frnm rjnfies de pending oh the roiita followed A clarlng that it was him unacceptable to The democratic presidential nominee reiterated llwit lie iecosnizes mo prln controling tbo sale of agri cultural surpluses tho cost to be bornr by the group beneflttccl but he has no definite plan In mind for carrying out that principle Smith was led Into a brief discus sion of his farm relict views today by newspapermen who sought more ight on his statement Issued yester day after his conference with George N Peek Illinois farm leader who swung to bis support Cilcs Papers Editorial One ofthe reporters who visited the nominee in Ills suite at the Bill more asked whether In stating con trot of the sale of the agricultural surplus is recognized by our platform a an essential need the cost to be imposed on the unit he lad Indorsed the equalization feo pro posjtion which President Coolidge contended was unconstitutional Tho lead editorial in this New York World sums up my views Smith responded A re porter furnished him a copy and the nominee road aloud take it thnt Governor Smiths declaration conies down to this TUKN TO PAGE 10 COLUMN 3 Life Hunt Solon Farmer CEDAR RAPIDS Aug local police has been enlisted in the search for Edward Kula 25 who dis appeared from the Victor Breza farm near Solon Wednesday after receiving threatening letters MILWAUKEE Aug severance won lor Adolph Totryk 35 Wednesday in his effort to kill him self When he awoke in the morning he evidently had made up his mind tb leave this lifa for wlien he paid his butcher bill he casually remarked to O Bothum who was driving for a place of shelter with his team O horses Bollium says he believes Hanson did not see tho horses and drove Into Jioteam tho pole of the wagon anc nockyokes going thru the windshield Tho pole struck Hanson In the chost ivtth such forco as to kill him almost nstantly Hanson was the son of Ju ius Hanson and wns tho operator of ho new filling station just north of Hayward Marble Rorlt Home Hit MARBLE ROCK Aug 3 oclock yesterday morning lightning struck tho Peter Mosher home west of town Tho lightning struck the tdlephone lole across tho road followed the wire nto the house burning and knocking the plaster from the wall and burn ing out the telephone Xo one was injured The building did not take fire Hall at Hanlontown HANLONTOWN Tho continued dry Hpell has been broken when o Wednesday night and Thursday an inches of rain fell some hail fel on Thursday but no damage reports ho corn pastures and garden wcro bartly in need moisture from the continue dry Bpcll Three Inches at Northwood JTORTHWOOD Aug a srr ics of rnln storms Wednesday nnc Wednesday night and Thursday an even three Inches of rain fell as TURN TO PAGE 10 COLUMN 4 Convicts Pay With Lives for Murder During Attempted Escape BALTIMORE Aug 3 the meat merchant that ho would nev p Country Carey and Ben er see him again Returning to his room Totryk swallowed seven needles and went to ed expecting to die Any that befora Saturday dawns the Aug ust tolal of precipitation will have reached R Inches An Inch and fifty two hundreds was recorded on the previous day It will be recalled The temperature accompanyingths ram was not far below the summer level Between 8 a m and 2 oclock p m Friday 113 of an Inch of rain fell boosting the threeday August total to Inches afterward Acting Coroner J B Travis ex pressed the opinion that Mrs Hahn fired two shots at her husband and then shot herself thru the heart with a 23 caliber pistol Ciystal Lake Auxiliary to Have Church Memorial CRYSTAL LAKE Aug American Legion auxiliary will give two plays this evening at the high school building Sparkling and an operetta Whats the Matter With are the selections The proceeds will go to help pay on a memorial window for World war veterans to be placed in the M E church which is under construction here GROUND TOO WEAVER CANCELS NIGHTS CONCERT By reason of wet conditions in East park Director C F Weaver of the municipal band after con sulting with City Manager P F Hopkins announced Friday noon that the concert set for Friday night would be postponed until a later date Plans are proceeding however for tbe regular Sunday night concert With tho ground watersoaked after two days of almost constant said Mr Weaver auto mobiles parking in front of the band shell would cut the turf all to pieces It would be unfair for the city to pay this price for a single band The concert scheduled for Friday night will be held at a later date the afternoon he became mpatient at the slowness of deaths Approach and mixed himself a con rcction of tooth paste shoe polish and ht to csca vood alcohol which he washed down Nelthcr lhe ncck3 vith vinegar Jamln F Spraglns paid with their lives early this morning for the kill ing of Albert H WalUer prison clerk In an attempted escapo from the Maryland state penitentiary In July of 1D27 when they were banged In tbe death house of the prison from strong northeasterly breeze wafted them on their course which led Eolith west over the Azores The plane passe over Breux about 30 miles from Le Bourget at re m It was flying westward at a height of feet and nt good speed Signaled Escort Planes Tha airmen circled widely around he Paris suburbs and signaled to escorting planes that all was going well by waving thlr arms The Pol sh plane seemed to be flying smoothly and powerfully After the airmen hopped off Inter weather reports were received While hey were not too favorable they of ered at least more chances of success ban any conditions which prevailed ecently French airmen agreed that he Poles had made their start under much more favorable auspices than he previous two attempts to fly from Paris to New ill fated flight of Nungesser and Coli and the nt empt of Givon and Corbu who turned back after flying miles Nltchevo was the last worfl dzlkojvsk spoke to friends This Russian impression equivalent to TURN TO PAGE H COLUSIN 7 Still alive a trifle disgruntled but yet undaunted Totryk knotted to ether two ties wound them around his neck and twisted them with the last of his strength His roommata discovered the body it 7 p m Fred Stone Injured When His Airplane Runs Into Nosedive NEW LONDON Aug Stone comedian is In a hospital here suffering from a badly crushed right leg nnd Injuries to his face nnd head received when a trav elair biplane which he was flying solo crashed near the Oroton airport when the macfclites engine went broken in the first fall thru the trap and the bodies were left hanging un til the victims had been strangled to ileath Carey was the first of tho two to pay the penalty shortly after mid night Ho entered the death chamber it and was pronounced dead at Spraglns was led to the gallows at and was pronounced lead at Both men mat death bravely Of the Co witnesses In the death cham ber when Carey was dropped thru ihe trap but 13 remained when Spraglns led In the remainder having fled to the prison yard some too overcame to spcaU by the labored brcathins of Carey as he was strangled to death They call Ncnl Dow the father of prohibition hut some credit KOCH to those who Noal Times LINDBERGH AND EDITOR MAKE UP Texan Retracts Statement That Atlantic Hero Is Swelled i AMAKILLO Texas Aug crce has been declared between Col Charles Lindbergh and Gene Howe ocal newspaper publisher who three nonths ago called the transAtlantic flyer a swell Public apologia lave been made by both principals fol owing the colonels brief visit here yesterday while enroute from Cast Vaughn N to Kansas City Howe son of Edgar A Howe The Sage of Potato Hill of Atchison printed his apology which closed with the statement that Lindbergh is a scholar and a gentleman and hasnt tbo big while colonel ad mittcd he might huve been a btt curt In a former visit here he harbored no 111 will toward Howe or Amarillo The men did not meet however The editor launched his criticism when Lindbergh during a brief vialt hero In the spring spoke curtly o people standing near his airplanes pro pnllor Howe In his column The Tactless Texas also pilloried thft air hero for passing up Amarlllos elab oralo reception plans LIMPY CLEAVER GIVEN25 YEARS Train Robbers Leader Must Pay Fine of in Addition CHICAGO Aug Llmpy Cleaver ring leader of the band of robbers that held up a grand trunk train at Evergreen park last February obtaining today was sentenced by Federal James H Wilkerson to serve 25 years In Atlanta federal prison and fined after his motion for a new trial had been overruled AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen A man is goin to act hateful when he feels bad but if his wife dont act cheerful an happy when shes hurtin he thinks she aint treatin him
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