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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 18, 1928, Mason City, Iowa                                DAILY NEWSPAPER foirea WOMC AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES EXTRA VOL XXXV UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 18 1928 FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT NQ 270 URTIS URGES JOINT FARM RELJEF COMMITTEE ioover Heading East for West Branch Address IMINEE ASKED MAKE EXTRA fALKSm WAY jiends Surprised at Can didates Impromptu Speeches y JAMES L WEST Associated Press Staff Writer TRAIN ENROUTE TO I GRAND CANYON Aug 3S the state of his option Herbert Hoover today was leading for his birthplace at West ranch where he will spend a day nd night amid his boyhood scenes efore beginning in earliest the taslt pe republican party has set for him His last day in California gave him lis first real taste of political cam laignlng find it appeared not only that le liked it but also tliat he would sur Irlse even his closest friends as to his BblHty as a stump speaker before eleo day Booked for only a single speech flint at Los Angeles the presidential was called upon on four ther occasions and he responded with pll chosen phrases which went to up what some of those aceum jnyinjf him regarded as even hotter forts than some of his prepared Iks Jownns Demanded Talk fellow lowans now residents of gBeach disregarded Hoovers ex wishes and called upon him and his fellow Californians did likewise t crowd at the last named pressed his dislike at leaving North Iowa Fair Receipts Total Auto Racers WALSH BACKING Despite Smiles of Weather Man Cash Falls Short of 1927 AGATE of North lows 5335 taken in at the fair grand stand Fri day evening raised the total receipts of the association for week to as compared witli a total of received In 1927 when persons attended the exposition The total attendance thru the out Montanan Prepares to Help in Fight for New Yorker By U BAROLD OLIVER Associated Press Staff ALBANY N Aug The banner of the veteran senator did not include the concession and ex Ial investigator Tom Walsh of Mon hlbitors passes Following are the financial figures for the week showing tho receipts for the outside gates and the grandstand Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Day Night 5 the performance of which every Callfornians heart Ito him Roral and intellectual stature f TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 1 IELL06G IS ON WAY TO PARIS fourteen Nations Prepare to Sign Americans Anti War Pact I NEW YORK Aug Btary Kellogg was on the high seas bound for Paris where the Riultilateral treaty for the renuncia lion oC war in the formulation oC Ihich he took a leading part is to be Egncd on Aug 27 1 Accompanied by Mrs Kellogg and uree state department aides the cabi officer sailed from here late last light on the French steamship Isle de ranee Among his fellow passengers vas W Mackenzie King premier oC anada who will sign the treaty on ehalf of his government Everything I have to Mr tellogg told reporters has been stat I am delighted to be on my way the ocean to consummate this most nportant service of the nation to GlobeGazette ffers Nonpartisan Campaign Booklet Can Al Smith win New Tork New Jersey Mis ouri Maryland and the solid outh and still be defeated Has any democrat carried I1II Inois Wisconsin Michigan or Mln Inesota since the Civil in These are typical campaign ques tions of today yet how few people I have the facts at hand to answer Our Washington information bureau has EO many questions labout past elections present plat Iforms candidates and other elec Ition mattera that It has prepared la 48page campaign guide for the luse of readers who want tlie facts hand for references and informa tion Friday 33300 Total receipts Thursday Biggest Day Thursday was the biggest day of tlie fair when persons attracted by the auto races went thru the out sjdo gates and a total of was poured into the associations coffers Thursday was also the biggest day in 1927 when persons were lured by the auto races One of the reasons attributed to the smaller attendance this year despite five days of ideal weather was the fact that most of the farmers were while the sun striving to complete their threshing while the weather was favorable Friday morning concessionaires ivere folding up their pre paratory to departing for new scenes of conquest The center of tlio race track where the city of Troy had been destroyed for the last time Friday eve ning showed little evidence that it been the site of the Trojan strong hold on the previous night Deserted Halls Where crowds had swarmed over tlie midway during the past week only a few small hoys wandered in icarch of The exhibit halls and barns were devoid of their fea lures and the sightseers who had wandered thru them Despite the attraction of a free out side admission and a single grand stand price Friday evening only a fair sized crowd attended the finale The afternoon crowd which netted was also the smallest of the week The vaudeville acts races and fireworks however were the best ot the week The Chicago and Northwestern rail road band which presented the after TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 4 tana flown for a time on a separate standard in this summers battle for the democratic nomina tion was hoisted higher than ever to day in the camp of Governor Smith Walsh came to town yesterday to set bettor acquainted with the man he opposed for a time in the procon vention struggle and to talk over the political situation in general He had not been in conference an lour at the executive mansion before 10 prepared a two fisted attack gainst the republican standard bear r assailed one of his former demo cratic senatorial colleagues for bolting lis party and praised Governor Smith IP a man who would introduce a hu man clement at Washington nn Ardent Dry Like Governor Smith the Montana senator is a Catholic but an ardent dry In his fight for the nomination he had the support of William q Me Atloo Governor Smiths famousrlvat at the Madison Square garden con vention four years ago but after failure in tlie California primaries he withdrew in favor of the New York Governor In his statement Walsh said that the election of Governor Smith would Introduce into our national councils something of the human element sad ly lacking under the regime of Cool and He and the democratic nominee were not in agreement on some ques TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 4 Frederic J Haskin Director The Mason City GlobeGazetts Information Bureau Washington D C I enclose herewith 10 cents in coin or stamps for a copy of the CAMPAIGN GUIDE Name Street City Slate MRS ALLBEE IS AUXILIARY HEAD MacNider Compliments Iowa Department at Council Bluffs Convention COUNCIL BLUFFS Aug Blanche Allbee Marshalltoun was elected president of the Iowa de partment of the American Lesion AuMliary yesterday Other officers Include Vice president Mrs Grace King West Union secretary Mrs Gwendolyn Wiggln MacDowell Story City and treasurer Miss Eleanor Steinberg Eldora Hanford MacNider paid a high tri bute to the auxiliary 111 an address he made Thursday afternoon return the assembled delegates at the stave convention Iowa Leads Nation He said that the activities and con duct of the Iowa Unit had placed it in tho lead in the nation He talked on national defense and applied his well known ideas on that line to the mothers present by Ingr tile present means in use in this country for military training ot fitting their oys so that in the event of war they could be prepared to protect themselves against possible ignoble death The matter of the selection of the next convention city was not decided but wns referred to the executive com mittee which xvill take action and an nounce its decision The Donald Ma crae for Americanization was awarded to the Mason city unit where Mrs T K McDonald is chair TUKN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 1 FLYERS LEAVE FOR GREENLAND Greater Rockford Off on Second Hop of Flight to Stockholm BULLETIN COCHRANE Aug Bert Hasscll anil Piirker Cramer took off here at p eastern stand ard Hint for Mt Kvens Greenland 011 tho second leg of their flight from Rockford to Stockholm Sweden COCHRANB Aug The airplane Greater Rockford was poised on the runway here today ready for a noon takeoff on the sec ond lee of its fllglit toward Sweden Bert Hassell and Parker Cramer RockEord pilots received favor able weather reports earlytoday and announced the takeoff fit so they might arrive at Aft Evans Greenland their next objective In the daytime The flight of miles Is expected to take 36 hours Weather conditions were favorable with the runways rapidly drying out from yesterdays rain Hassell and Cramer flew here Thurs day from Hoekford Reports from Toronto indicated fall to partly cloudy weather with light to moderate winds over the first stretch of todays route to Mt Evans As the plane approaches the seaboard and Davis strait tnilwinds north to north west were predicted Auto Race Postponed ALTOONA Aug The LOU mile national auto race sched uled here this afternoon was post poned until 2 p Tomorrow be cause of unfavorable weather WEATHER NEXT WEEK Coolidge Family Attends State Legion Meeting NOMINEE PLEDGES OBTAIN AID FOR FARMERS Fourteen Points of Good Government Needed to Continue Prosperity Cited by Kansan in Acceptanc e Address TOPEKA Aug of a joint congressional committee to work out a solution of the con troversial agricultural problem on a nonpartisan basia was proposed today by Senator Curtis of Kansas in his address accepting the republican vice presidential nomination here this afternoon Senator Curtis long has been identified with the legis lative battles of agriculture spoke at lengtn on the farm relief problem As he offered his suggestion fo ra cure he called for a united impenetrable front of republicans and lauded Her bert Hoover as well worthy of the partys choice a credit to it and to the nation both in the eyes of our people and of the The encouragement of agriculture always has been a re publican doctrine It is a necessary part of our philosophy of government Agriculture is the basic industry of the country and m the very nature o fthings will ever be so Whatever is to the detriment of the farmer is eventually to the detriment ot all our citizens his welfare and prosperity are inevitably re fleeted in the welfare and prosperity of the whole nation Fess Says of Kansas Solon Long n Farm Aid Worker Mary plans for the encourage1 nent of agriculture have been pro posed and many have been given ct ect by our party In the course of my polltiial life every one which in my opinion promised nn appreciable nensure ot sound relief has had my wholehearted and active support Of recent years two farm measures have bean introduced by me in the senate Two democrat members the house joined in their preparation President toolldse John and Sirs CoolWgc nro shown above while in Wausau WIs to attend the Wiscini Amcrirai Icfion The president is wearing he Legion overseas cap Below the resident delivering the speech of the day with John and Mrs CooItilRo In tbo barliKmuiii ROADS DEMAND QUICKC RELIEF Commission Gets Brief Set ting Forth Request for Rate Boost CHICAGO Aug ins for quick relief in the form of ud vanced rates a page brief hsis been filed with the interstate com merce commission culminating a yi and a half of hearings OTI behalf the western railroads Tho railroads contend that since 1920 reductions on agricultuial products and all classes of freight in their territory have been MO severe as to havecaused them losses in rev enue of more than an nually They point out that in the earn ings were only per cent on their property inveslment despite increased tonmgc economics nnd new invest ments totaling over Hint period i The brief was filed by Wallace T uprhcK general counsel for the ralT roads in their efforts to readjust rates thru the territory Weather outlook for week beginning Monday Aug 20 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and the central great plains Shower period Monday or Tuesday followed by fair weather the middle of the week and another shower period about the end cooler Tuesday nnd in theeolith pnrltons Wednesday fol lowed by rising temperatures Will Rogers BEVERLY Aug 17 opened his tour of one nighters here tonight He is break ins in the act that will either get him in the white house or into the most obsolete circle of all men who have run for the presidency From now till November neither of the boys can be themselves they are eating and skpping themselves they are on parade they are acting every minute Coolitlse is the only one uohody every knew when he was acting and when he wasnt He was like a ukulele you cant tell when somebody is playing one or just monkeying with U Tours WILL Copyright U S Prdbe of Power Firms Unnecessary President Believes States should Deal With Utili ties Problem SUPERIOR Aug Tho federal trade commission in its Investigation of electrical power utili ties has brot out evidence of no sit uation which in President Cootidses opinion warrants federal action The field touched by tho Inquiry is one which tho chief erecutivc believes should be left to the individual stales to deal with President Coolidge nevertheless Is keeping on open mind 011 the subject nnd will ieqiiire time to study careful ly the final report of the commission on its investigation tn determine whether he will make any recommen dations lo the next congress regard Ing legislation affecting power cerns In the meantime be feels thnt since the only relation which the federal government had with the con cerns involved has been to grant in certain cases permits for dimming navisable streams the Washington povnrnnnyit hius little to do with the situation revealed by he investiga tion Tho federal Government ho thinks might fiuil grounds for action in the matter if tho power concerns in engaged in extensive inter state trade hut in cffcci they do not MinneapolisChicago Train Engineer Killed LA CUOSSB Aug W Koules 50 Crosso was killed and more than 100 passengers were slightly shaken early thismorning when the limited Burlington rond I rain The Black from Minrveanolis to Chicago ploughed thru an opon switch and ran iiesirly 100 fret on a side track Tho engine and two mail cirs went j thru six walls of n muchino shop and roundhouse at the Grand Crossing I here ASKS COOLIDGE STRIKI PROBE Several Governors Among Those Asking Inter vention WASHINGTON Aug Urgent pleas for an appeal to Presi dent Coolldge for the creation of a spe cfal federal board to inquire Into the threatened strike of trainmen and con ductors on western railroads have reached the United States board ot railroad mediation from business and civic organizations all over the west ind from a number of governors of western states Chairman Winslow of tho hoard re fused to say whether an appeal to the president liad boon or would bo made but In answer to a question said Tiiero Is nothing different in this casefrom the usual orderly proceed ings when a strike vote is taken by a railroad employes organization or organizations acting in accordance with their established methods quite familiar to both parties immediately Involved The railroad labor law clear ly indicates tho line ot action to be followed In thn evnnt of any really threatened strike within tho meaning of the act Thereappears fo bn no present reason for supposing thnt the provi sions of the would not be ade quateto meet any situitior Itkfjly to arise or that tho machinery of the law will not be operated K necessary to protect tile interests of employes carriers and the linown as the CurtisAsVeli bill It created an Interstate Farm Market ingassociation Its purpose was to promote and stimulate the orderly flow of agricultural commodities In commerce to remove burdens and restraints on such commodities in commerce and to provide for the processing preparing for market liandling pooling storing and mar keting of njrrlctiTtural commodities hru cooperative marketing assocla lons The object ot this measure was to place the marketingorganizations under the ownership and control of the farmers themselves Tho other measure was known as the Curtis jp bill Its object was to enable the farmers to stabilize their markets against undue and excessive fluctua tions to preserve advantageous do mestic markets and to minimize speculation and wnste In marketing Without the help which the re publican party him given tho agri cultural situation would be Infinitely worse than it Is The CapperVol stead act gave to tho farmer the right to engage in collective buying and co operative selling In every possible way the republican administration has endeavored to give practical anc substantial effect to that right Hojes to Scope The department of agriculture fill an Important place in the work aiding and advising the farmer It is our policy to widen each year ns much as the scope of the de partments effectiveness In the last TOPBKA Augv A JP w Wea Report 15 Killed in Algerian Hurricane PARIS AIIS Algiers dispatch to Ls Ictit Jurision torlny said 15 persons had died and 150 been Injured in i hurricane nccumj panied by i wnvn nnd earth shocks which devisticrl the coast of Algicrla principally between Bougie and lijHIi Trnpprry damage was des cribed as IOWA FORECAST Mostly fair Saturday nnd Sunday iviirmcr In norlliivcst por tion Saturday nijhl LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeCiaxette uenthnr figures for 4 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Hnturday Highest Friday 77 degrees Jxnvcsl in nlcht 4 degrees At 8 A M Saturday f9 degrees No finer trlbuto to the weather of tlie past week could be expressed than by merely calling attention to the fact that the North fair oper ated thruout without thi loss of a single session by rcuson oC rain On ono day Thursday tlyjre was a trace in tho forenoon but it did not Inter fere with the afternoon or evening program Friday nights minimum of degrees was the lowest ture recorded this month The wind was still in the nortii Saturday fore noon altho the temperature was ris ing rapidly as their vice presidential nominee Sena tor Fess Ohio toH colleague today that ho was well deserving of the party honor He praised Curtis record as leader of the republicans In tho senate and called for continuance in power of thp party on Us record for the last eight years In hla brief address Senator Fess accepted for his party the challenge made by the democratic candidate on prohibition declaring It to bo tbn time nnd occasion to detenu inr whether the people of America will ever agree to tho return of C I year alone wan spent in particularly valuable research work covering numerous classes of agri cultural products including cattle and swine It is estimated that will bo required for this work for the comingyear Nearly Is expended annually by the department oC agriculture in broaden ing agricultural markets The development of Inland water ways and water transportation In general Is of great value to the agri cultural sections of the country An extensive project in this regard now being executed Tho last con gress has provided for n barge linn to extend from St Louis tn Missouri river points which when In full op oration will bring decided relief In he difficulties and coat ot transport ng farm products When tho loss of the foreign mar ket for our products was Imminent because of insufficiency of ships In which to transport them vessels of the United States shipping hoard wen reconditioned and placed in service thereby saving the market Tariff protection against foreign competi tion always has boon given to farm products The KordneyMcCumbor TURN TO PAGE 8 S AUNT HEX By Robert Quillcn I can pray for my ene mies all right if I dont call cm by name but if I get to namin em I have to say amen quick before I say too   

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