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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 23, 1928, Mason City, Iowa                                DAILY NEWSPAPER fOH THf HOMf AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 23 1928 FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED TRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO 274 HAIL RAIN BOOST STORM TOLL CURTIS PLEDGES TARIFF CHANGE TO AID FARMERS Full Protection for Indus try Will Also Be Demanded ROCKY POINT R Aue ot the tariff to af ford full protection to industry ag riculture and labor was promisedby Senator Curtis the republican vice presidential nominee in opening the western campaign for his party here today at a republican rally The republican party he declared to revise the tariff so that the products of our factories the products oC our farms and the prod ucts of our mines will be fully pro tected and so that American labor will continue to be Demand Hifffcer Tariffs Tha Kansas senator emphasized that agriculture demanded increased duties on farm products After citing the democratic attitude on the tariff as expressed in the partys platforms from 1S02 to 1928 he asserted that party now hopes to fool the Ameri can people by its claim that it will favor an eauitable distribution of the tariff benefits and burdens among Republicans he said are proud of their record of tha last eight years and go to the people on that record He stated that the national debt had ben reduced by about and that taxes have been cut four times in that period He declared the party stands by the policies ot Pres ident Coolldge and if elected will carry bflfti Hobyera oneWho condition of the American ot labor and ot American business men and has their future welfare Interested in We of the agricultural Senator Curtis declared are deeply Interested In the question of imports We need protection for the products ot the farm just as you need pro tectlon for the products of your fac torics Bo you know that even now the Imports of agricultural products displaces the American farm produc tion in excess of acres Thc value of such imports amounts to over annually of which over are products which can be grown on our own farms We want protection on all competitive products ot the farm many of which are not let in at too low a rate of duty In the republican acts products of the farm have been proteced Time has demonstrated I am sorry to say that some the duties are not high enough I challenge a comparison however between the rate of duty fixed In the democratic tariff arts tha Wilson and TJnderwod aetF and those ot the repxibllcan tariff Funeral of Tornado Victim at Glenville to Be Held on Friday Farm Yoke Must Be LiftedHoover SMITH ADDRESS GIVEN INDOORS NOMINEE HOLDS FARM CONFABS ON IOWA VISIT Rain Hinders Ceremony at N Candidate Roundly Applaud ed for His Speech of Acceptance By HAKOLP OLIVER Associated Tress Staff Writer A LEANT X Aug Somewhat disappointed over the restricted manner in which his notifi cation had to be conducted but never theless liapiiy over the way the crowd reacted to his acceptance speech Governor Smith Urrned toward New York today to begin laying the foun dation of his campaign for the pres idency Arriving there late today accom panied by Mrs Smith the democratic presidential nominee planned a visit to national committee headquarters to talk over with party leaders tenta tive plans for a stumping itinerary An uninterrupted rain not heavy but enough to soak thru If one re mained out in it long enough forced last minute scrapping of the elabor ate preparations made for Governor Smiths notification on the east steps ot the capltol late yesterday Was Held Imloors It Tmd to be held indoors In the small and stuffy assembly chamber TURN TO PAGE 14 COLUMN FRAUD WITNESS IS FOUND DEAD Victim Found Dead in Auto Wanted for Ques tioning CHICAGO Aug Sought as a witness for the special election frauds grand jury Di Bernardo was found shot to death in Ills auto mobile parked under a viaduct on the west side today DI Bernardo was wanted for ques tioning In connection with the alaylns of Oetavius Granady Negro candidate opposing Morris Kller for twentieth ward committeeman who was assassi nated on primary election day Police bepran an investigation of Di Bernar dos siayinp on the theory he was killed because he knew too Tho body slumped down over the steerins wheel of his auto was found by employes of a manufacturing firm HOOVER VISITS WEST BRANCH BIRTHPLACE Reiterates His in Practicability of U S Board RQCKFORDPAIR SEEN ON COAST OF GREENLAND Report Stimulates Effort to Locate Missing Airmen who hurried out after a series Aug Fu neral services for Mrs Chris Hagen victim of tornado will be held Fri day afternoon In the First Lutheran church The service has been delayed owlri to the absence of her pastor the Kev A C Korsrud The GlobeGazette Offers Readers Book on Garden Insects Have you a garden Then you need the official garden guide on the control of disease and Insect enemies of the home vegetable gar den which our Washington Infor mation bureau offers for distribu tion This booklet is written in simple language for quick action A few minutes a day spent in following the instructions given In this book will provide many dollars worth of food Take the first step toward the protection of your garden today by sending for this booklet Enclose 4 cents in coin or stamps to cover return postage and handling Frederic J Hnskin Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I enclose herewith 4 cents In coin or stamps for a copy of the GARDEN INSECT BOOKLET Name Street Stale the thebullets had been fired at close range the slayers apparently having been in the car with their victim Several weeks ago Benny Zlon un der Indictment by the special grand jury for implication in Granadya slay ing was shot to death and his body found In an alley on the west side Denmark Aug 23 Grenlaud adminstvation tins received a message from the sheriff ot south Greenland stating that an air plane believed lo be the Greater Rork ford manned by Bert HasseU and Parker Cramer was sighted Sunday morning alont the southwest coast of Greenland The telegram received from the sheriff at p adcd thru two mo torlioats would be sent out immediate ly to resume search for the American airmeu in view of the new information available Tlie message receiv land administration hy the Clretn as follows wltli of pistol shots The assailants had fled Two apparently used by killers were fffund by police dropped in the automobile and thel Machine reported absolutely other on the ground close by Cl doubt from Fiskenaesset The nardo had been shot eight times and I whole Place as well as Ijiechtenfcls observed tho machine Sunday niorn Inp at coming high from the northwest and descending over TTisk enaesset The crew was clcnrly seen looking over the area thru binoculars After wards the machine turned eastward The Greenlanders statement is abso lutely trustworthy and they de scribed the sound of the engine and gave the national marks on tho ma Faint Signals Hoard CHICAGO Aus A Faint radio signals received in Chicago last night by two amateur operators today gave renewed hope that 13ert llassoll and Parker Cramer missing nockfordtoStockholm flyers arc alive Thn signals were received by Dr Charles K Sceleth and Irving Strauss on a wave length otlier than that on which the flyers plane Six Dance Couples Are in Des Moines Contest DKS JIOINES Aus couples were still competing in tha marathon dance here when the con test passed Its 520th hour this noon Two couples withdrew during last nifiht Will Rogers FLAGSTAFF Aug I would like to hear AIs speech tonight hut my boys and 1 will he np to the Hop snake dance Al used bad judgment In picking a night for the Tiger to howl when the snakes were This dance is an old Indian cus tom almost as old as some oftho gags that Al will use tonight abuut lower taxes and hotter conditions for the poor farmer Hoover ought to get all the voles nt the danco for that is no place for a wet Heres hoping Al that static dont crab you WILL ID38J r Scellers welcomes Herbert Hoover the West Branch house where thfc repub lican presidential nominee AVas lioin Mrs Scellers now occupies ilio With Mr Hoover wns Sirs Hoover at Hoovers left flip two sons and Mrs Mollic Curran center who was Hoovers hoy linod school teacher Presidents Son Has Job Letter Shows John Coolidge Refuses Offer of Position in Bank at Fergus Falls SUPKIUOR AVis John Couliilge has Aug AP a job It wa learned today that he has so notified president of the Fergus Fnlls National hanlc O K Olund Mr Olum recently wrote the presi dents Ron offering him a position in his bank John in anssverinff the let ter said he appieoiatcd the offer hut lad already accepted a position where he did not say It was belicvefl John Intended to RO to after leaving Cedar Island lodge where ho has heen wltji his father and mother since graduation from FIRST FAIR DAY BRINGS B RUCEMORE CEDAR RAPIDS Aug Hoover at his emporaiy political head quarters here at the home bf Mrs George B Douglas tbld 150 representatives of Iowa farmers who met him yester day evening and this morning that the yoke that hangs iround the neck of the Amer can farmer needs to be lifted and I will do everything in my power to help lift At the same time republican headers here with him said that Hooveis evident sincerity and apparent thoro knowledge of agricultural problems seem to have won for him the sup port of middle western states originally for Frank 0 Low Austin Dealt Second Blow by Downpour Roofless Buildings Suffer Losses Power Resumed in 24 Hours r AUSTIN Aug deluge of rain last night falling at the rate ot four inches per hour seriously retarded Austins efforts to push her way out ot the depression and debris which re sulted when Mondays tornado exacted a damage of to property took the lives of five and injured scores of others The downpour falling on roofless buildings and residences wrought un untold damage and further hurt tho morale of local residents The rehabi litation fund and donations to tho Red Cross are steadily rising It has been estimated that the collected for the rehabilitation fund had been dou bled altho a report was not due until this nuon Tower Is Restored A miracle almost aa unexpected as the arrival ot the tornado Itself was tho resumption of service from the electric power plant which started 24 hours after the twister had spread Its trail of destruction Despite a dam age estimated at which In eluded the tall smokestack which was shorn oft at the roof of the building lights aro now being furnished the city from one turbine This turbine the smallest turbine unit In the plant constituted the lion for early restoration ot electric servlc as the others Including a new one re cently Installed were demolished The Interstate Power company at Albert Lea offered to supply an electric cur rent but the courtesy was not ac IS DISCOVERED IN BAIWNS Torso May Be That of Missing Sheriff in Indiana A A burned headless sheriff an iff A body a missing automobile with blood Annual Exposition Second Day With Hope oi Big Crowd ined cushions and a barn destroyed by fire were the principal elements of a mystery which Sleuben county authorities were trying to solve to day The torso of an unidentified man was found yesterday in the ruins of a barn near the village ot Hay Neigh bors toM officers that they noticed fire In the barn parly Wednesday hut no Investigation was made until later Coincident with the finding of the body it was learned that Sheriff Charles Zimmerman ot Steuben coun ty who lias been active In the prose cution of rum runners had been miss Ing slnco Tuesday Tho lorso of the man found in the burned barn how ever does not correspond with the measurements of the sheriff An lautomoliilo with bloodstained cushions and containing firearms was found in the jail garage at Angola yesterday How the machine got Into the garage Is not known but keys ul near the burned barn fitted the car f Greater Hock ford broadcast was equipped to Billion Dollar Chicago Bank Combine CHICAGO Aug M Reynolds chairman ot the hoard of the Continental National bank Trust company confirmed repotis that negotiations are being carried on for a possible billion dollar mer ger of the bank he heads and the Illi nois Merchants hank Xo official details of Iho plan were forthcoming from either bank Until Its finished one way or the ether I litre is nothing to Mr Reynolds said Aug Final preparations were mado at the Iowa State fair loiJay when the prates at the annual exposition wereopened j o visitors for the socond time Yesterday persons were ad mitted to the fair grounds despite the of Herbert Hoover at Cednr Ivnpids which drewmany lowanft away from Des Moines Tlie attend ance wns announced to be the snme as nt ho opening day last year when fl record was established Karly entries of calves and pigs hy boys and girls clubs indicated that previous records would bo eclipsed Drake Dean Speaker at Teachers Meetings BUS MOINES Aug Dean Barr of the Drake uni versity college of education was tour ing Iowa this week attending county teachers institutes where he will bo I lie prinrlpnl speaker Tlie tour will last until Kept f during which Umo he will attend seven Institutes Inforeement agents might lay n lillle more stress on the fact that causes Kessingers Ite view Oglesby former lieutenant governor of Illinois and an as sociate of Lowden Oglesby has been supervising the farm conferences By STAFF KErilESENTATIVE CKDAR KAPIDS Aug Iowas welcome received In varied and elaborate manifestations Herbert IJoover native Hnwkeye nnd republi can nominee for president was ready today to move on to other states to the east His stay here yesterday fol lowing a homecoming and formal ad HS at Branch on the previous was one continuous string oC conferences with no formal utter ances Tlie nominee was brot here by auto1 mobile from West Branch by a cara van which moved thru gaily decor ated streets at both Iowa City and Cedar Rapids with occasional remind ers nlong tho country wayside that Herbert Hoover Is Welcome to All along the way there were ovations for the nominee and Mrtf Hoover Metils Them at Kslafe Meetings with the republican state central committee occupied much of the candidates attention In the Core noon and early afternoon At noon ho stuck his head into the dining hall where 200 Iowa editors were dining and Invfied them all to Brucemore the Douglas estate where the Hoover parly held forth Those who heard the nominee In a brief tallc nnd felt his handclasp at the spacious homo were the editors a group represent ing Iowas farmers and the service mens league headed by Han ford MacNIder national chair man of the organization Roth In his public and private talks here Hoover has emphasized his be lief Hint in seeking to relievo the ag ricultural industry each of the dozen or more component parts must be tried separately He has likewise stated his own purpose to have the federal farm board he has proposed TiiiX TO PAOR 22 COMJMN 5 FIELDS FLOODED AND CROPS CUT IN NORTH IOWA Inches of Ram rt Mason City Losses Heavy HAIL wind and rain took thalr toll oC crop destruction In a dis trict which extended from Ma son City to Crcscoand north to the Minnesota line Wednesday night while torrential rains fell over the entlrS northeastern section of the state The storm center was evidently In he area between St Ansgar and Lyle wherehall did Its severest damage Fields were Inundated and minor In juries suffered from wind and hall A strip of country south of Plymouth reported almost total corn crop de struction due to hail The Shell Rack river was overflowing flooding fields Nearly Five Inches of Kaln Mason City recorded n total ot inches of rain the heaviest in teh storm area Streets were covered and scores of cellars flooded Automobiles stalled in nil sections of the city as well us on surrounding highways Tlio rnin here fell In two spurts ono In the afternoon starting shortly before 5 oclock and the other about U oclock DeeoraU had a precipitation of inches white Charles City had ami Dubuque Forest City The Wednesday evening rain which continued for three or four hours caused the river to rise altho the Is not reached until 24 hours after the rainfall None Are Missfiii Fears that other bodies In addition In those recovered miplit still be under the wreckage and debris been somewhat abated by a checkdp of ul thoso imported at the Bureau of the Most of UIOKO roporled missing are hikers aud visitors froin other towns and cities must of whom havebeen found to bave continued their Tito Worth Comity fair delayed one day by the rolontloss tornado was scheduled to start today altho las nights rain had flooded tho grounds Yesterday was entry day Kacb day shows made In Hie removal of ilebriK wreckage and uprooted trees left by thetwister Architects and owners aro conferring on the reconstruction of business build ings and residences The trade par alysis which was hut a natural re action to tlte experience has been passed Workers aro busy tearing down and building up cornices steeples and walls which havebeen weakened and arc dangerous to passersby Waterloo Iowa City and Cedar Rapids The rainfall was light in western Iowa Cliazen home southwest which was struck by u about oclock Thursday morn ing Tlie chimney was shattered a window caved in am dnmnpe esti mated at about 521 was suffered when Uer poured In on furniture under the on First street south d traf fic there Water was also flowing over the banks in the McNideipark west oC tile Chicago and iNorthwcstern depot Motorist reporter Iho Decker dam nenr the siiflrnr leet plant was not visible because of he heiyrht of the water below It dops Damaged ST AXSriAK Aim Thousands if noros ot corn and other crops aro reJercly damaged by ball over nn area beUveen hero nnd Lyle while farmsarc Inundated ami other prop y in a storm which struck tills section last The rain was tho heaviest that hnen seen here for many years nnd accompanied hy the heavy hall and wind did damage that will total thous ands of dollars As nuar jia could be ascertained the hail area extended from u point a half One of the finest adjuncts of a vaca tion trip is a willingness to appreciate good qualities in other states and countries or Christian Science Moni Some Democrats Refuse Smiths Liquor Stand WASHINGTON Proinlnnnt rtomocrnts and republicans in mnny parts of tho country conv monline nn Smiths accept inrro spporh or fouml is thoir of government 111 cm hut 11 in o wo re ir oomprtTiiwl hy a poorl don I at nonpaii san opinion Dint lio lind stated frank ly his position on tho foremost IKMIOH of the rnmpafsn A 3 a to ho ox pent eO ihono who praised without were dem ocrats and I hoso who roiuUly fonnil fault worn irpulilicanH Bui In tho pcronp ronimpnl inff thrrn who ivfuprd to nrcrpt iru nomirpos views on prohibition and re publicans who hot hln Htand on fam relief preferable lo that oC Hcrhr I foovor Eio speeeb rnusod one democrat to nrft full opposition to Governor election Shortly after Jt delivered a republican Indicated he would support the governor Soriio Pralso Outright who praised without stint wero Ken a tors Edwards oC Xcw Jer sey GcorRa of Georgia Fletcher of FloritJa Caraway of a nepresentnflivo Bloom of New Thoso who ohjoctcrl to portions of UC address wero General Xow TRX TO TAGE 5 COLUMN 7 to thrco laying waste IOWA FORECAST Partly clouily to cloudy anil cooler Thursday night Friday gen orally nnd somewhat cr in the nffernooii in western and northern portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 2i 1011 r period ending at 8 oclocl a Thursday Highest Wednesday Lowest In nlRhl At 8 M Tliursilay fii Ilogrrui Prreipitation Inclicn When the hMnry of this August is ivritten it will liavo to ho written in rainivafer complete adequacy Up o 8 oclock Thursday morning a total of inches of precipitation Una leen iecorderl hy tho rain Aug 1 And llinrcs a week to po Tn the present week Ti 1 n inches of rnln has descended Inchon of it nltht and enr iy Thursday morning And more ip pearcd In prospect Thursday nijjht Lots of rain of It In fact northwest of St miles north ot section 2 miles wide Tn this area It Is estimated that from onefourth to onrthirrl of the eorn is stripped off while ont bundles on oats worn iheil out and scattered ever the ground Infufo Vinos At Otranto he hnll was no npvcre that corn stalks were cut off nnd po tato vines washed away whllo in oilier the potatoes and other crops were beat Into he ground The hail measured two or three In ches n depth and some of tho stones were larger than hens eggs Ono hall stono thnt was plekcd up by a farmer measured nino and a half Inches in circumference Woman Is Iluri Tlte Jintl in town hern waff not heavy as it was En tho sunOundlnic TIKN TO PAG 5 AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I wasnt surprised about our last preacher havin that scrape A man with a clean conscience dont do that much talkin about the duty oi bein   

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