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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 17, 1928, Mason City, Iowa                                TH DAILY NEWS PAPER AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION VsVOL XXXV UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT NQ 269 RECOVER BODY AFTER 43HOUR SEARCH N KILLED IN LOOD WATERS MJOUT SOUTH tagmg Streams Create Extensive Property Damage TLANTA Aug Four southeastern states counted dead and great property damage isthe wake of storms and floods to In the wake of receding waters rail pads telegraph and telephone com knies were struggling against heavy ads to restore communication lines lich were broken by raging waters Virginia North Carolina South Carolina and Georgia Property owners in those states ontemplated thousands of acres of recked farm land destroyed and amaged homes and buildings as well unestimated bridge and highway amagre which cannot be restored for While showers were fore feast for the affected states today the trenching rains and storm winds ot the last few days apparently had sub tided Probably the greatest menace ob ained along the Broad river In Sooth parolina which Is the drainage chan hel for the western edge of North Car hllna as well where a Lockhart power pompany dam had already burst near Jnion S C ie structure feet long and eet high cracked at midnight eatening as a result the Broad yer valley dams to Columbia While ttcials said there was no danger to In the valley some BO ram decOared by an officer at to have moved to safety rry Immediately below Curtis Plans Immediate Campaign Tour Senator Fess Will Notify Kansas Man leremonies to Be Held in Topeka Saturday Afternoon at 5 By FRANCIS M STBPHENSON Associated Press StatI Writer POPEKA Kans Aug 1 68 years well seasoned by the sun and winds of the western plains Sen ator Curtis of Kansas has given a eady assent to the call of his party or that heavy role of campaign on which it usualy relies its vicepresidential candidate Tomorrow Senator Curtis will be notified formally of his nomination by the republicans for vice president Sun day he set fourth on the cam paign and his first trip carries the vet half the w ay contin eran across ent He will be riding the rails much ot the time from then until election day in November on a trail that will lead CURTIS first to the east thence south and finally back Into Us homeland in the middle west and northwest Never Felt I never felt better In my remarked the senator as he sat on front porch of his commodious residence on beautiful Topeka avenue IBUQUE PORT Attend Ceremonies Inaugurating New Terminal DUBUQUB Aug lues new river terminal dedicated iterday was a part of the Inland Waterways corporations Mississippi fiver transportation system today Five thousand persons saw Gov ohn Hammil formally open the liTort of Dubuque yesterday j Both the governor and Congressman I Newton of Minnesota declared that the terminal as part ot a river transportation system would do much tor farm relief thru reductions in reight charges products shipped from he middle west Herbert Hoover was commended by loth speakers for sponsoring the de velopment of barge transportation on Mississippi frontier race where he was ii winning Jockey nights devoted to driving hacks about Topeka while he was studying law have tempered the aging of this son oC Indian iind FrenchCanadian Rhode Island gets stock the first calj on his speaking tour Hi will address meeting of republican leaders at Rocky Point Aup 23 Rhode Island is the adopted state of the senators daughter Mrs Leona Curtis Knight of Providence who cast a vote for her father for president at tlie republican convention and was one TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 3 CLAIM AGAINST SMITH RELIGION UPSETS MEETING CatCalls Greet Speaker at West Virginia Institute pHARLOTTESVILLE Aug 17 engulfed the Uni versity of Virginias Institute of Pub lic affairs late yesterday yhen when the presidential eligibility of a Roman Catholic was openly challenged from the speakers rostrum A distinguished audience of public officials political scientists and news paper editors greeted with a storm ot boos catcalls and shouls an assertion that Governor Smith as a devout Cath olic is obedient to the doctrine of a church that has never relented by a syllable its absolute claim to primacy over the The speaker was the Rev Albert C DIffenbach of Boston a prominent Unitarian clergyman and editor ot the Christian Register Says Religion Is Issue He declared religion the paramounl issue of the presidential campaign and accused the press of attempting to ob scure it in a smoke His remarks were immediately dis puted by the publisher of the Rich mond NewsLeader John Stewart Bryan I amgoing to vote for Others clamored for recognition and Victor Rosewater of Philadelphia the chairman limited each to a few min utes The discussion finally became so heated that he brot the debate to a close Prof John H Latane of John Hop kins university declared that It Smith should be defeated In the south it would mean the triumph of Intolerance and Prof Thomas H Reed ot the University of Michigan said that It the Hoover campaign should place any emphasis upon the TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 4 several Iowa Cities lcome Heavy Rainfall DBS MOINES Aug I Rain which last night deluged Carrol fend several other Iowa cities was gen peral in Iowa but light in the greater I portion of the state the local weath er bureau reported The GlobeGazette Offers a 1928 Campaign Guide To answer the many questions Is asking about the 1928 elections our Washington Informa tion bureau hasIssued a 48page booklet giving the returns o past elections In detail electoral nnd popular votes by states recent senatorial and gubernatorial results in all states distribution of jiopu latlon by nativity race and reli gion and many other useful facts The party the consti tution the voting qualifications In each state and other essential data for those interested In the election are included This booklet will an swer most it not all of your cam paign questions with reliable un biased facts Get your copy at once Frederic J Hashin Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington C I enclose herewith 30 cents in coin or stamps for a copy of the CAMPAIGN GUIDE Name Street Cify State for Last Fair Day LARGE NUMBER tW T TOPEKA ALL SET FOR CURTIS THOMAS URGES HAUGEN PLAN Socialist Candidate Would Eliminate Horde of Middlemen DBS MOINES Aug The McXaryHaugen bill was advo cated as an emergency measure to relieve tho aerlous plight of the larmer by Norman Thomas socialist candidate for the presidency In an ad dress here last night Thomas described the equalization fee as the heart of the measure but said that the bill could bring only tem porary relief To permanently solve the farm prob lem he proposed to eliminate the wastes and profits of a horde of profit eeringmiddlemen thru the operation of a properly constituted federal marketing authority In conjunction with farmers and consumers coopera Senator Brookhart was described by Mr Thomas as a With Mrs Clem Shaver in the pic ture the Independent woman voter Is no Free Press THEATER OWNER FIGHTSJRREST Attorney for Ames Man Says No Warrant Was Is sued in Case AMES Aug the arrest of Joe Gerbracht Ames theater manager for showing motion pictures on Sunday had been made without a warrant but by process of NoIt be teJtf In fo peka Saturday after noon at 5 oclock Senator Charles Curtis will hear the news that he is the republican nominee for vice president Above Senator Curtis Right is Simeon D Fess of Ohio who will make the noti fication speech Hoover Urges Erection of Boulder Dam LOS ANGELKS Aug California should meet In every sonajile way the needs and views of the other states In the Colorado river basin in the final formulation of Boul der dam legislation Herbert Hoover declared here today in an address at the city hall The future welfare of all states touching the river is forever interde he said rtnd it can he pro moted only by a sense of common in nnd justice to nil I never come to California without calling Gerbracht over to the mayors ovor lts extraordinary rtevcl EXPECTED FOR NIGHT PROGRAM Passed Thru Gates Thursday New Band Here A CLOUDED sky cleared Friday morning for the final program of lie North Iowa fair makjng the liers man record perfect for the five iiiy event For while the attendance las not been what the fair manaBe ncnt had hoped It Is the first pro gram for several years that has not jeen marred by ruin The features on the program for riday afternoon and evening in luded the Northwestern band an ex optional musical organization that laraded the downtown streets In the iiornlng nnd opened the program in he grandstand In the afternoon Crowd Expected Three fast harness races were on ho card for the afternoon as well as In vaudeville acts While early Indi cations were that the afternoon crowd would not he largo plans were being made for a large gathering in the eve ning when persons at work may have an opportunity to see the program The midway became crowded with fafr patrons early Friday Hundreds who had been unable to attend the four Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Aug have been reading about Commander Byrds exepditlon Well he is starting this week That fel low looks like he makes the best and most preparations to do anything of any person I have ever heard oC It he fails there is no use for any one else trying It will break the politicians heart to see this bunch of men leaving be fore election They wouldnt care what happened to em It they only voted for their side before leaving Lets hope they find some land for we are going to be mighty short golf courses before long especially since we started allowing the poor to play Tours Girl Taken for Ride by Chicago Gang Police Believe Woman Knew Too MuchKillers Set Fire to Body Aug guns V of the gangs ever drawn against betrayers appeared today to have been turned for the first time in years against awoman Police could not bs sure Jhat the voman whose body was found In a ditch near Crown Point early yesterday was Involved In Chicago gangster intrigue for Identification was lacking early today Their theory was that the woman waa Adeline Zaccardo girl friend o ASigelo Francisco whosebody w court by telephone C G Lee attor ney for Gerbracht today Informed Mayor F H Schleiter he would file no plea lit any sort until the warrant was issued according to law Gerbracht was fined by Mayor Schleiter for two alleged violations of a Sunday closing ordinance superced ed this summer by a new ordinance permitting Sunday picture showings Mayor Schleiter claimed the new ordi nance Invalid on the ground that one councilman illegally elected had voted for the measure Since the arrest Ger bracht has continued to show pictures on Sunday without further Interfer ence Its your Lee told Mayor Schleiter today Well Im going thru with the mayor rejoined Georgia Senator Says His State Is Safe for Smith By HAROLD OLIVER Associated Press Staff Writer ALBANY N Aug Is beginning to dress up for the doings next Wednesday night when its leading citizen Governor Smith will be formally notified of his selec tion as democratic standard hearer I State street the thorofare leading to the east steps of the capltol where the cedemony will he held is evolving Into a young Broadway Flajjs and other decorative paraphernalia are being draped over windows and cor nices of all buildings in the down town section While these preparations arc golns on Governor Smith Is finding many things to keen him busy and little time tor recreation For the first time since he becan the series of confer with prominent democratic drys he found a little respite yester day for a short drive with Mrs Smith Senator George of Georgia who was the recipient of Ilia states solid vote and a scattering of votes from other states for the presidential nomination at Houston wns the third southern dry to come here at the nvltaffon of the nominee this week Senator Glass of Virginia and losephus Daniels North Carolina publisher preceding him Georgia is was the only SECOND HOP OF ROCKFORD MEN HALTED BY RAIN the booths the livestock and the big program before the final curtain Fri day evening following the last des truction ot the ancient Trojan clly Was Biggest Crowd The paid admissions taken In it the outside gates Thursday scntod the biggest crowd or the week n the afternoon the grandstand audi ence attracted by automobile races and features numbered The evening grandstand crowd ot has been exceeded only hy the hrong of persons who jammed hc stands Tuesday evening In keeping with the policy North owa Fair officials of making the ex position a carnival of MUSIC in ad dition lo an educational and entertain exhibition the 45 piece band of the Chicago and Northwestern rail road from Chicago will entertain srandstand audiences with afternoon and evening concerts Friday The highly praised organlxation di rected by John Schwelger and man igcd hy R A Miller arrived in son City Thursday night In a shsrt concert presented in Central Park Friday morning the organization lived up to its reputation for good music Kxpectcrt Tlirpnus The merit of the program Itself was expeclcn to draw one ot the big crowds ot the week for the closing afternoon and evening The pcrfovm TURN TO PAGE R 5 he said Remarkable Migration This city represents one of the most remarkable human migrations In ilstory Upwards of two million of eople who have poured into southern California have buiklcd one of the llrst rank ot American cities Nor is its growth over There is but one lim itation which looms upon the horizon ot the future and that is adequate water supply That can and must be assured from tho Coloradoriver in ample time to meet your expanding needs scarcely need repeat my support to that development which I have so often slven during the last seven years We want the greatest reservoir at Boulder canyon that the engineers will recommend and I am hopeful that the project will receive favorable action from the present congress I feel deeply that California should meet in every reasonable way tlie needs and views of the other states in the basin in the final formulation of that legislationThe future wel fare of all states touching the river is forever interdependent and it can be promoted only hy a sense of com mon Interest and justice to all sides i irfat National Asset The Colorado river basin is one j of the richest national assets The full development of Its land and water power will fn years to come he tlie scene of hundreds oC thousands of new homes Ils outlet to the sea Is i thru southern California Its develop HAX VltANCISCO Aug ment will hrinpr added greatness COCHRANB Aug Rain Interferred with the plans of Bert Hassell and Parker Cramer to leave today on the second leg of their transAtlantic flight in the monoplane Greater Rockford The takeoff for Mount Evans Greenland was post poned Heavy rain fell during the night and conditions were unsettled this forenoon Tho plane was poised on the run way at the flying field near here to day ready for tho hop to Mt Uvans Favored by following winds it flew the 800 miles from nock ford here yesterday In seven hours The copilots worked late Into tho night testing their cnRincs and filling the fuel tanks with gasoline shipped here from Rockford and then pro nouncert the plane ready From Mt Kvans their route will carry them to Relykjavlk Iceland and from there to Stockholm on the final hop Tlipy ire tho first to at tempt tho Atlantic flight hy easy singes across the Northern Islands EDWARDS TAKEN FROM LAKE AT JFRIDAY Found Floating on Surface After Long Hunt LEAR LAKH Aug bofly of Francis Edwards drowned hera Vedncsday at 3 p was recovered ils morning at oclock The itz launch passed ths epot here the drowning occurred and H thot this stirred the water to such n extent as to cause the body to rise the surface It was sighted by Charles Smith lason City and Everett Woolrldge lear Lake who were in a rowboat hey took hold of the lads arm and ragged tho body to the shore It vas floating on the surface a ahort Istance from the place where it went own The body waa taken to Vard funeral parlors Uuiler Water 43 Young Edwards waa 15 years old nd was the son of Mr and Mrs V T Edwards Tho body waa under voter approximately 43 hours Prevt us to its being found this morning ragllno with triple hooks ited by six rowboats had attempted o flnci Boats front the Bay Ide Park company had mada a ilstent effort In the search The lad was born near Dayton n and moved with hid parents to i farm near Clear Lake when a small boy Ten years ago they moved into own Young Edwards was a member of tho local high school football squad last fall and was looked to aa one of the strongest prospects for this sea sons eleven tfotllfed of Death DOUBLE KILLING AT IOWA CITY Jealous Estranged Husband Slays Wife Then Takes Own Life IOWA CITY Aug slay ing and suicide today was the subject for a coroners Inquest while officers Investigated the deaths last night of Mr and Mrs Jesse F Lewis of Iowa City Lewis going to his wifes apartment fired five shots Into her body from a distanceof three feet and then com mitted suicide Mrs Lewis died three hours later They had separated a few months before and Mrs Lewis had recently filed suit for divorce Relatives be lieves that Lewis who was staying with a brother at Cedar Rapids be came Insanely jealous doned autmoblle which five men ha used In the robbery of the West M Henry Slate bank lioily Was Burned Identification was difficult becaus after the woman had been shot he clothing was saturated with oil an then set afire The single bullet in he jaw tho coroner said probably did no cause death and she may have bee conscious when fire was touched t her oilsoaked clothing It it were Miss Zaccardo the klllin could be explainetf on the theory that she knew too according to officers It was she who telephoned Franciscos parents urging them to look at the body of the man found in tho rohbera automobile thus provid ing positive jdenttipatlon of the man as Francisco In any event even should tho the iory that the woman was Miss ardo he the crime bore every mark of the gang killers technlnue t waa apparent that the woman had been taken for a which is the method employed In getting an ntemled victim to a desolate spot vhere ho may be killed Indicate GIUIK Methods The bullet wound also Indicated gangster methods Setting fire to the however was without pre cedent In modern gang killing It was the first time too that a voman had been picked for assass nation by the taken for a rldo1 method While women havo played ac Ico parts in the careers of mnny no orious Chicago gangsters they have or the mnst part remained in the background so far as the public has been concerned of Flyer Claims Husband Is to Another Woman Airs Krma Meter Lyon IITK filed suit There ia every reason for mutual here seeking iinnulmcnt of her mur in Its There she stood In 1 temperature nhove 30 and a fox fur about her bcau statement Senator George would make tiful neck Our heart nt once went out for publication and even this before to the polar bears In the he went Into conference with Smith j Blade to Captain Harry W Lyon navigator of the monoplane Southern Cross on its ppueh making flisrht to Australia She charges hat at the lime of the mnrrinKf June IMO Captain was letraly married to another Iowa Couple Hurt in Til A 1 a Morris Accident nolltly i daughter Martha on the way oast for a vacation trip were notified of ths miahap at Canton Ohio end turned back Immediately Mies Betty Banker who was in the boat when it overturned here Is quite ill at lieihome She wna badly ex hausted when rescued and complains hor lungn are aore and docs not care to eat anything Cress Jn Charge Sheriff G E Cress was In charge of the rescue operations Thousands Ined the shore thruout the day Thursday and Friday morning watch ng tho efforts of the crew at work with the big carp net which dragged the lake a distance of feet from shore The father of the boy was with the workers continually TJie ake was rough Thursday afternoon naking operations difficult The general belief was that the wdy was hold in tho rock reef which old fishermen say is In the area where the boy sank Wea IOWA FORECAST Mostly cloudy tonight cooler In extreme south portion Saturday fair warmer in extreme west por tion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 4 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Friday Highest Thursilny B4 Degrees I invert In Night fifi Degrees At 8 A M B7 DpRrnfs 01 The trace of rain which descended Thursday just before noon was the to visit Mason City in a ten day period The wind turned to the north west Thursday and this fact was re flected In a maximum temperature for tlu day which was almost ID degrees below tho maximum for Wednesday It was rather chilly Friday morning for a day In August Moreover it was with possible rain In the off Third Arrest This Time for Larceny Is Facing Roy Toombs CHICAGO Aug C Toomns Chicago Investment broker ind banker and heat of a St nsurancn company was sought for irrem today under a warrant charg ing him with grand larceny of The warrant was received from St Louis where It had been signed by J J Lemcn assistant circuit court at torney Chicago police obtained a fugl tlvo warrant In addition to the one charging grand larceny and net about trying to find the broker and insur ance man whose financing has been blamed for virtually two companies the International Life In surance and Toombs and Dally brok ers Hdward T HBUB assistant United States district attorney of Chicago at tho samn time announced he had be gun an investigation of the affairs of Toombs nnd Dally which was placed in receivership MORRIS Aug nnd Airs Nathan Friedman of Ot lurnwa today were In a hospital recovering from injuries received List night In an auto accident near here Friedman has a hole In his head and numerous cuts and bnilsen but physi cians said he would recover Mrs Krieclrnafi was less Heriously hurt and both probably be out of tho hospi tal within a few days authorities said AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I used to enjoy funerals but I dont like to cry in pub lic since I put on weight an got so I   

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