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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 4, 1928, Mason City, Iowa                                a T n IVAJ DAILY NEWSPAPER roft AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 4 1928 FIVE CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO 258 POLES OVERDUE ON WAY BACK TO EUROPE LOVER HELD IN DEATH OF GIRL IN CALIFORNIA Killing Occurred Month Ago Body Found in i Woods Contributed to jo Campaign Fund Campaigns Are Widespread MIDWEST HOT SPELL BLAMED FOR 20 DEATHS LJOLLYWOOD Details of a grewsome tragedy In the hills above Hollywood were being gathered from both sides of the con Mnent today by police in ah effort jo solve the murder of Barbara uauger 19 year old Philadelphia girl I Russell St Clair Beltzel once a Ian of affairs in Philadelphia stands ijrmally charged with the crime He latelbeen employed by a serv i ice organization here v The of the girl which bore only a platinum wedding ring as a means of was found a remote spot yesterday She nad been dead more than a month The had been badly torn by wild ani Smals The ring a shieldbehirtB which the ilove affair between Beitzel and the feirl had been concealed was the ckw that led police to his door i May Have Lived 3 Days 1 The grewsome touch was added to Ihj slaying when the county autopjy surgeon found that the bullet wound Jn the head of the young woman Ivould not necessarily have been Natatdrs Pass Prelims for Olympics Finn Annexes Decathlon Title With Doherty Amer ican in Third Place A MSTERDAM Aiyj tfia Norellus Ethal McGary and Jose Phine Mclvim the three Arneri can girls entered in the 400 meter free style and Ray Ruddy Austin Clapp and Clarence Crabbe the American trio in the 1500 meters all qualified for the semifinals in their events to day The Ambrjcan girls all won theii ACCUSED BY ASSASSIN had she been given immediate tedical treatment The surgeon said it was possible mt the bullet merely blinded and unned her anil that she might hnve vfed as long as three dnys finally ying slowly and in agony Under vigorous Questioning ild the police be had separated from and his small when MIspiMauger and became In lijfjtiomtheisafeof Phil of which he as credit manager and the pair Ji ime to Hollywood where they lived Jsether Then Miss Maugor found she was to come a mother and ouarrels fol the girl asking that he obtain divorce and marry her Saw Her Last June 24 On June 24 ho said while in his utomohile In the hills above Holly just a few hundred yards from le spot where the body was found had another quarrel and she fcaped from the car and disappeared That was the last time he had seen he declared The day before he borrowed a gun and gone to the I Sams spot to practice shooting he Jald Neighbors told the officers he re from that June 1M ride am Jsald his wife had gone and woulc not return In storage the police a complete layette of bib clothes Services for Lawler Resident Held LAWLER Aug Elizabeth McKane died at her home Thursday evening after a long illness at the age of 78 years Mrs McKane had been a resident of Lawler for 30 years Her funeral Saturday morning at 9 oclock at Our Lady of Mt Carmel church She is survived by three sons four daughters 12 grandchildren anrl one great grandchild icats Miss Norelius smashing the vorlds record for the distance turn ng in tluftime ot five minutes 45 25 econds while Crabbe altho trailiim Arne Eorg of Sweden and Roy Cliurl on of Australia qualified because of iis fast time U S Fencers Eliminated Americas fencing team was elimi ated today in the semifinals for the Olympic championship The Ameri cans beat Spain 07 but were defeated 43 by France and 27 by Belgium To norrows finalists will be Belgium and Portugal Paavo Yrjola of Finland won the Olympic decathlon championship jreaking the worlds record with a to tal of points DoUerty Leads D S Ken Doherty who stood in fifth jlace most of the day led theAmeri nts In this classic event as his performance In the javelin throw and the fact that he ran the meters race Jn 4 minutes 54 seconds Tom Churchills performance in the 1500meters was 4 minutes 55 seconds Barney Berlinger took i minutes 55 35 seconds and Jim Stewart 5 min utes 17 seconds Stewart Finishes Fourth While officials were wrestling with the final figures the firstcheck showed Jarvinen ot Finland second Doherty third and Stewart the latter apparently having lost substan tial ground in the last two events Final figures compiled by the Amer ican coach Henry of the Unl veraty of Nebraska showed Amercans third fourth and fifth in the standing His figures which are regarded as virtually official follow First Yrjola Finland sec ond Jarvinen Finland third Doherty United States fourth Stewart United States Churchill United States sixth Jansson Sweden Schulte afteivisiting the officials announced Ills figures were confirmed thus definitely placing East Will Be Battleground of Democrats Mather Superior Concep tion Acebedo de la Latn a nun of ho Espinto Santo convent who is accused by Jose de Leoii Toral slayer of Presidentelect Aharo Obregon of Mexico of having in fluenced him The nun despite her denials that she Unew any thing of lie lias been jailed LEADED LEARN FEELING THRU MIDWEST Governor Green Claim Michigan Will Go for Hoover I WANTED Reliable correspondent at Floyd Address tho Managing Editor if inter ested The GlobeGazette Offers a Booklet on Canning A copy of the canning booklet waiting for every woman who will take the trouble to write and ask for it This department of agriculture booklet explains tho modern Im proved method of putting up fruit and vegetables so that they will keep perfectly During the canning season no kitchen should be without this authoritative hejp to housewives Send for a copy today Enclose 4 cents In coin or stamps for re turn postage andhandling Write your name and address clearly on the lines of the coupon Frederic J Haskln Director The Mason Cify GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I enclose herewith 4 cents In coin or stamps for a copy of the booklet CANNING FRUITS AND VEGETABLES AT HOME Name Stale all the point winners Rumors of pro test presumably based on the grounds that the last two events were run al most smultajieously giving the ath letes not the slightest rest in the gruelling struggle followed the decath lons conclusion At the conclusion of the steeple chase the only championship final pn the program of todays Olympic sports with the exception of the decathlon which Is a test of individual all around ability the point standing by nations TURN TO PAGE 9 COLUMN 4 G 0 P Managers Turning to Garner Dissatisfied South By BYRON PRICE A P Press WASHINGTON Aug ifter a season of anxious mobiliza on the warmaking departments of he two great political parties are pre arlng to go into action on a national ront that has no exempted sectors iban or rural east ofrwest or south IE these preparations come to ful ruilion it will be the first time in a generation that a presidential cam aign has been carried into the by vays of every quarter of the country From the beginning the east ha been marked as a battle ground fo democrats saw victory in a combina ion of east and south with a fev western states and republicans in a combination of cast and west with ew border states Only within the past few days has there appeared def nite indication oE a serious widening these programs Listen to Southern Drys Republican managers giving ear to the protests of southern drys an nounced an effort to make real in roads on the democratic south while the democratic leaders Including Gov Smith raised a farm relief banner before iheeyeB ot the McNary Haugon republicans in the vast stretch of normally republican states west of the MIsslssiFpl A real republican drive In the south and a real democratic drive in the re publican states of the iwest would mean battle in almost every state in the union A birdseye view three months be fore the election shows great popular Interest in every section ot the coun try Political news is given first place in most newspapers and political meetings are well attended But It is in the south where certain elements are struggling against the democratic Thunder Showers Thru out Area Send Tem perature Down CHICAGO Aug twoday torrid spell that took 20 lives has been partly broken in the middlewcst by violent thunder storms Tile relief was more damaging than the heat in the vicinity of Benton Har TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 3 PLEAS FAIL TO HALT EXECUTION Wifes Confession Only Delays Death of Con vict Husband Aug 4 Thompson 22 year old Tennessee mountaineer was ex ecuted at the state prison farm yes terday for the murder of a Chats worth storekeeper after Gover nor Hardmnn had declined to granta reprieve based on a statement by the condemned mans wife proclaiming him innocent and impllcatng herself and another man He was followed to the death cham ber by James Hugh Moss a negro con victed with him The Negro went to the chair as calmly as Thompson had done The execution went forward after Gov ernor Hardman delayed them long enough to satisfy himself that Mrs Thompsons confession did not wnr rant further sentences interference with the Of course bumper crops are fine but bumper prices are what makes the world go lie NewsRe publican Aug Hu bert Work chairman of the repub llcan national committee and Mrs Air tin T Hert vice chairman were given a crosssection view of thecam paign sentiment thruout the middle west today at the conference of na ional cdmmltteemen women of midwest states Dr Work said It was most Import ant that he should hear reports re garding the various sections of the country and announced that hence forth theseconferences would be lo calized to cover the entire United States The chairman said there would be no separate meetings for the nvsn and women All were interested in the same Ideas Dr Work said anrt should meet together to learn the same plans and procedme v Green Pledges Michigan Before calling an executve session of the committeemen and women Dr Work Introduced Gov Fred Green of Michigan Gov John J Fisher of Penn sylvania Congressman W E Evans of California and Mrs Hert who pic tured republican sentiment In their various parts of the country Governor Green whose stale Dr Work paid was a pioneer in tho Hoov er movement told the conference Michigan republicans were confident of rolling up tho usual majority for Herbert Hoover While the democrats In Detroit and the other larger cities are mnk ing a lot of noise they are not tampedlng Governor Green said We republicans are satisfied to of fer the people Hoover for what he stands Governor 3isher whom Dr Work Introduced as governor of the great est statein the union said Pcnnsyl vanla would give Hoover the great est majority the state ever had given a republican presidential nominee Expecls Personality Campaign He said he expected the campaign to revolve chiefly around the person alities of the two candidate Dr Work added his own view by saying the republicans not against anyone or anything but decidedly for Evans re ported growing sentiment for Hoover thruout the mountains and re peated his prediction would give Hoover a majority Mrs Hert lauded the effort put fur ward by the republican women Their MACNIDERWILL TALUTMANLY Senator Steck Also on Pro gram of Labor Day Event MANLY Aug hav been appointed to make definite ar rangements for the community day celebration which is being spon sored by the lcal post of the Amer can Legion Senator Steek and fo mer assistant secretary of war Han ford MacNider are expected to be the speakers The committees appointed were Finance Earl King John Walk Carl Kunden Program Fred B Logeman O S Westly H A Culver Concessions M J Mullln Earl vingr Harry Gavin Carl Runden Arrangements W Conners H M Livingston L O Garnass Sports A J Enabnit William Os born Ed Andreason Clarence Mitch bor and St Joseph where high winds that accompanied yesterdays late afternoon storm unroofed somi buildings and felled trees and poles A temperature of 04 degrees th highest of the year In Chicago wa recorded at 4 p yesterday to b followed with a few minutes by i downpour which had washed the mer cury down into the upper 6Cs earli today Brownings and heat prostrations RC counted for most of the deaths In Ch cago There was one death by electro cution during last nights thunder torm Cleveland Had 90 CLEVELAND Ohio Aug hottest day of the year In Ohi ith temperatures ranging well he 00 degree mark brot death to s icrsons yesterday Saudusky reported the highest ot iclal reading The mercury mounted to 57 there Eastern StatesSwelter NEW Aujar Atlantic seaboard states today were sweltering in the third day of a heat vave that already has taken several Ives and caused numerous prostra lon In New York Cily two deaths oc curred directly attributable to heat in Boston and vicinity three In Provi dence R two and In Erie one Several lost their lives thru drowning vhile lightning was responsible for others The highest temperature in the cast vas reported from Limerock R where the thermometer recorded 102 degrees New Yorlc had a high mark of 90 Philadelphia 93 Trenton N 04 and Boston 05 The humidity at New York was 84 at 8 a and re mained high thruout the day Storms In upstate New York and n Connecticut caused much damage but did little to relieve the heat mill was forced to close down at J F SHAIBLE Mr Shalble secretary if the Mason City Ixnn anil Trust com pany who died at his home Fri day afternoon following a heart attack was well Ifnown thntout the slate In banking circles Dur ing Ills 21 years residence in Ma son lie hud been a leader in business and civic projects Dwight Davis One of Three Large Donors Van Sweringens Each Give to Help Party Nutt Reports WASHINGTON Aug republican national committee to day reported contributions ot up to and including July 31 and ex pendltures J R Nutt treasurer ot the commit tee made public the statement in ac cordnnce with the pledge made by the republican parly In the platform adopt ed at Kansas City and copies ot thi report were sent to the senate an1 house campaign funds Investigating committee The largest contributions recordC were for three persons glv Ing this amount Including Howar Helns Pittsburgh Secretary Dwigh V Davis of the war department an Arthur Whitney ot Menham N J There were two contributions each O P VanSweringen and M J VanSweringen ot Cleveland HOOVER CALLED I F SHAIBLE FARMENEMF LOAN TRUST CO OFFICER DIES Springfield because of the heat and many business housesthruout the east closed early to allow their em ployes to seek relief at their homes or at the beaches SUSPECT IS TO GIVE SELF UP Union Near West Branch Declares Against G 0 P Nominee SHIP REPORTS PLANE TURNED TOWARDJOAST fyers Sighted by Vessel 200 Miles North of Azores By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS THE Polish flyers Idzikow ski and Kubala having apparently abandoned their attempt to fly across the ocean when almost half way to their goal were unreported at noon eastern daylight time today Ship reports of their positi6n and direction at eastern standard time last night and at midnight indicated that they had turned back and at the beginning of the new day were headed in the general di ection of the European coast bout 800 miles away When no report of their ar ival back in Europe had been eceived at noon some concern egan to be felt as it was gen rally believed the distance to and ought to have been negoti ated in nine hours anyway WEST From tho vicinity of yVesl Branch Herbert Hoovers birthplace and li cation for a speech Aug 21 has corn a denunciation by a farni organlia tlon of the republican nominee as th arch enemy of The Honeygrove local unit of th Cedar county farmers union fou miles north of West gone on record as opposing Hoover candidacy Objection was taken t the failure of the Kansas City con vention to accept the demand of th corn belt federation and previous charges by farmers union officials were repeated to the effect that Hoov er as food administrator during the war kept farm prices at comparative ly low levels and gave first consldera tlon to the east In closing the resolution mtpresse appreciation of ths treatment the farmers received at the democrat national convention at Houston no only because we were received as al other classes but because they em bodied in their platform the principle of our ill M Pool Traffic Max H Studer Frank Skodn Barney Dernek O Garnass selected Boy Scouts Fearing Suicide or Attack Warden Puts Guard Over Lukehart ANAMOSA Aug of suicide attempt or an attack by fellow Inmates has caused Warden H J Baumcl of the state reformatory here to place a special guard over Clarence Lukehart 21 who yesterday confessed to the slaying of Harvej Boyd eight of Omaha Three weeks ago Lukehart started serving a sentence for an assault on an 8ycarold East Omaha girl Officials from Pottnwattamie county today were expected to take Luke hart to Council Bluffs for trial City Man Charged With Causing Death of His Brother SIOUX CITT Aug X AP Sought by police in connection with tho fatal shooting ot Stanley 30 his brother Peter Boclan was ex pected to surrender today Peters attorney announced last night that he would give himself up confident that he would be able to es abllsh his innocence Stanley died In a local hospital ear y yesterday without revealing his ver sion of the shooting to police He wa shot in the pelvisregion early Thurs day during an encounter in a down town cafe Well Knotvn Banker to Be Buried in Freeport Old Home JOHN F secretary of the J Mason City Loan and Trust com jany well known civic leader died at his home at oclock Friday afternoon following a hart at tack Altho Mr had been impaired for several years his death was unexpected Several weeks ago Mr Siiaible went to Rochester where physicians advised him that he must retire from strenuous work The body will lie In state at the Randrtll funeral home until 0 oclock Saturday evening when it will be taken to his birthplace and boyhood home at Freeport for burial Private services will be held at the Shalble home Saturday afternoon at oclock at which the Rev J F Boeye will officiate Members the family request that flowera be omitted A Civic Leader Mr Shaihto had Seen a prominent figure in the civic and business life of Mason City since coming here 21 years ago Ho was a devout and ac tive member of the local First Meth odist Episcopal church Memorial services will he held at tho Methodist gtuocnta inthe same Latin class 49 Year Old Acquaintance Culminates in Marriag DES MOINES Aug Luther Cnssidy 73 local insuranc company treasurer and his bride ot day formerly Mrs Mrs Jessie Grl titli 71 Sioux City have estahllshe their home here Their marriage In Sioux City yesterday culminated an acquaintance begun in 187 when both It was also felt that the plane might reaaonabjy be expected to hava been Righted by at least one of 12 ocean infers path It should have crossed on Its return trip to Eu rope Funeral Services for Britt Resident Held BRITT Aug funeral of David 1 Miller who died Tuesday was held Friday afternoon at Algona enthusiasm finddesire to help niiriurul This was the home of the Millers be well for the party the chairman said j fore coming to Brltt Will Rogers Says BOHEMIAN GROVE Aug blew up from Los Angeles with a headwind all the way This is that famous Bohemian Grove club you have heard so much of It wonderful in these great red wood trees I thot the place was very exclusive hut I run on to Har rison Fisher Jimmy Swinnerton and even George McManun Jfggs and Maggie and Hoover belongs He is busy shortening his accep tance He is not going to promise as much he first thot he would Yours WIM ROGERS Copyright church Sunday morning In addition to his wife his mother Mrs E Shalble of Freeport one brother F G Shojble of Freeport and an adopted eon James are left to mourn his loss Mr Shalble was born in Freeporl 1U Oct 17 1867 At the close of high school work he entered the drug store of Joseph Emmert where worked for four years He then en tered Northwestern university at Evanston and In 1889 he com pleted tho pharmaceutical course Entered Bank He returned to the Emmert drug store where he worked for 12 years He saved his money and In 1895 pur chased nn Interest in the Farmers State Bank of Whlttemore ot which he was made cashier Following his appointment as cashier he married Misa Anna C Freeport III In 1M7 he was called to the position of cashier of the local City National bank which position he held Jan IS 1013 when ho entered the Security National Bank For the past 10 years he had been associated with the Mason City Loan and Trust com pany of wtilch he was secretary at the University of lows IOWA FORECAST Generally fair Saturday nlcht and Sunday preceded by thunder shoircrs Saturday afternoon or night In extreme east portion slightly warmer Sunday In west and north portions LOCAL STATISTICS GobeGazctte weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock a m Saturday Hiffhest Friday 73 Degrees Lowest Jn Night fil Degrees At 8 A M Saturdffy 6H Degrees Rainfall B5 of an Inch Seldom has1 the sun had a more wel come aspect than on Saturday morn ing after two days of rainy dismal weather Augusts precipitation in four days stands at inches This is just 02 of an Inch less than the July July was considered plans it midnight saidlt circled aboub the ship after approaching from the west and then departed In a northerly direction As n continued course to the north would cause it to miss Eu rope altogether most observers felt that this direction must later have been changed to northeast unlcse the flyers were completely lost and wero wandering the akies In ignor ance of their whereabouls It was felt however that if this had been the case the flyers would have nt tempted to drop a meisage fo steamer asking for position and di rection Comparison of the reports from tho two ships that saw the plane showed the flyers had traveled about 2BO miles in a northeasterly direction iieaded straight from Great Britain Sighted by Steamer LONDON Aug AP Wireless messag6s today Indicated that possibly the Polish plane flying from Paris to New York had been sighted at sen going well at a Greenwich time p last night eastern standard The Volentla vclreless station gald that it had received a message from the British steamer Port Hunter ro laying a message intercepted from the steamer Aztec which read Biplane passed this morning lati tude north longitude west n tho direction ot 15 degrees at Greenwich lime machine disappearing ovnr thn water All seemed Tho position given would place the piano about 200 miles north of tho Azores The Polish machine is g sesqulplane which looks something like a biplane Duo In N T at Dunk PARIS Ausr Their lives staked on the performance of a single motor Maj Louis Idiikowakl and Kasimir Kubala Polish airmen to day were presumably winging their way across the Atlantic hopeful reaching New York hy dusk Airmen aald that this morning TURN TO PAGE 9 COLUMN 6 Mr Shalble was nn Elk a member of the Knights of Pythias a Maaon quite a moist month August has 27 and a member of the local Klwaiiis dtys in which to gather up the ncces h sary fiftieth of an inch to equal July too WEATHER NEXT WEEK For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri fair Monday and Tuesday shower period about middle of vcejc followed by mostly fair at close warmer first half of week witli temperatures mostly above normal followed by cooler latter half AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen Im too easygoin to tell Fanny what I think of her but its a comfort to set an think up things I would say to her if I was mean   

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