Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 6, 1928, Mason City, Iowa DAILY NEWS PAPER rw HOME AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 6 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 286 OPENING CHAPTER CE EW CENTRAL PRESS ASSN r begin with It waa not a yellow house at all It was eresn and It had been green as far back Milburn could A dark forestgreen which did not ahow th mark of the Boot that came MUng down upon It day anfl night from the woolen milt near by and the C railroad tracks three blocks away But It hafl been yellow twentyfive before when mother had come there as a bride she had always called It the iow house with tenderness and affection as If it were the most delightful under the sun Instead of an unlovely llttla frame dwelling In a down That6 the house would have been unlovely except for the perfectly lovely things that Mrs Milburn did for itthe bridal wreath bushes that she pteoted in the front yard the dotted muslin curtains that she did up every of her life and the scarlet geraniums that she kept abloom nil the year around in the bay window overlooking Flower Street OMAHA TO HEAR SMITH SEPT 18 Rowland Leads Flyers to Kansas City Flower Street It waa Mrs Milburn who had given to Flower Street Us wholly unsuitable name Uncle Bill Parks who owned every foot of It except the ground where tha woolen mill stood had let her choose a name for it when she had come there to live long years be fore And she had chosen Flower hoping that her neighbours would take the hint They never had Not one them But that was Mrs Milburn for you She was always trying to make things seem better than they were Always doing her level best to bring them nearer to the hearts desire and the shabbier they were the harder she would try to coax them into something like beauty For example she always spoke of the neat grassy square ot yard be hind the house as the al tho it was not much bigger than a pockethandkerchief She made It a garden too with her own small workroughened hands tho stair carpet wore out Bhe covered the steps with white paint and took to calling them the wooden It there happened to be nothing but plain fried bread for a meal she would refer to it elegantly and chcerCully as French There were other things in her life unhappy she dressed up with fine brave words in the same way Neither poverty nor worry nor the hardest kind work year in and year out had made her folks are born with silver their niouthV litve been born with a broom In my aay sometimes at the end of particularly hard day and that was the only thinjr in the way of complaint that Emmy had ever known her to utter As a matter of fact she had been born with a gold apoon In her mouth and she had exchanged Jt for a broom on her wedding day But if she re gretted her bargain no one knew it rom her And in this shining optimism of hers sha had brot up her three chil the elaest and Emmy the young Dan She wpve a kind of friendly romance so thickly around the little yellow house that Kmmy was almost a woman grown before she begun to find out the truth about about themselves Emmy never was sure just when it was that she dirt begin to find out j things about the little house But at terwards as she looked back It al ways seemed to her that it was on a certain fifth day of day I that was filled with mist a smell of faroff rain and the smoke of leaves j burning along the gutters j The fifth of November was Mrs j Mllburns birthday and Emmy had spent the whole afternoon down town CLASS B AND C AIRPLANES HELD UP BY WEATHER 31 Ships Continue in Race to the Pacific Coast low i Elude Posse Wong Koon Is Laid to Rest in Elmwood Cemetery BODY IS FOUND BULLETIN ROOSEVELT FIELD N Sept class B and C races n the New YorkLos Angeles Jilr derby were postponed today until tomorrow at 6 a m on account of rain fog antl low coil Ins BULLETIN KATSSAS CITY Sept Rowland Wichita in his Cessna a monoplane led the class A transcontinental buying a present for her It was Just i flyers Info Kansas City today five oclock when she got off the Ce1 landing at Richards airport at Avenue car at the last cold gray moment before the street lamps are lighted and the dark becomes deeply blue Somehow for other Flower Street never had locked quite so shabby and lirly and poor to her as it did on that afternoon after tho bright ness and color of the shopping dis trict she had left behind her The lit tle houses sharply black in the chilly ight seemed to huddle together as if they were trying to keep warm Be yond thtm the wooden mill rose like he great dark shoulder ot a hill But just as she started up the street lights flashed out from its three rows of windows showing it un was not which she was more ashamed woolen mill or Flower Street Itself She knew that she hated both of them The very sight of them made her heart sink lately whenever she round er the corner from Cedar Avenue It sank now as her eyes went from TURN TO PAGE 14 COLUMN 1 p m and winning cash prize given by the Kansas City chamber of commerce for the fast est time between St Louis nnrt fhln cily Rowland was followed 25 min utes later by Robert Dake of Pitts burgh Holding his third place position W N Emery Bradford in n Travelair arrived at JT 1XUIS Sept his lead in the transcontinental air race Burl Rowland Wichita arrived at LambertSt Louis air fielil icre at a today In his Cess monqptohe Robert Dake Pitts Hoover to Make Speech in Home Town of Smith President of Mexico to Be Gen Trevino Republican Candidate Will Invade New York City on Oct 17 El Paso Paper Says Deputies Agreed to Selection EL PASO Sept Continental Spanish language news today was informed by dis By JAMES L WEST Associated Press Staff Sept V bert Hoovers New York addres on Oct 17 will be the fourth and las he will make in the east and south tioon after he will begin hla final cam paign drive with a swing across tin continent that will take him to hi home 1n time to vote on TWO KILLED AND ONE MISSING IN Believed to Have Struck Head in Diving Off Parker Dam TMIE body of Wong Koon 15yearold 1 Chinese youth which was found in Willow Creefc about V half mile be low the old Parker Mill dam Wednes day afternoon was laid to rest In Elm wool cemetery Thursday Wongs father Cng Wong a chef in a Rochester cafe stated Wednesday evening over long distance telephone that he was not coming to Mason City Fellow countrymen ot Wongs said that they would pay the burial ex penses Wong according to his nass ports came to the United Stntea in 1324 at the age ot 11 In addition to his father his only known relatives are a half brother believed to bo In San Francisco and his mother in China Dirt Olid loin He had been employed at odd Jobs in Mason City usually washing in local cafes Ho had nuit his Job nt the Princess cafe a week ago and was last seen Friday night The discovery ot Wongs body was nade after the members ot the Beardi ng party Officers Leo Tlisacher and Harold Wolfe Frank and Charles tey had closed the gates at the Parker Mill lowering the creek level below the dam and waded downstream In their hip boots They had previously dynamited the gates out to dry up the OFFICERS LOSE ALL TRACE OF 2 BANK ROBBERS Missouri Valley Bank Cashier Forced to Yield Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS sept 8 It looks like everybody has accepted that la going to accept So now they can settle down to sea what chance they have of receiv ing what they have already ac cepted Belnff associated with national calamities more or less for years you would think that Hoover be longed on the democratic ticket wouldnt you Tours Copyright NOMINEE PLANS TO CARRY FIGHT INTO MIDWEST Oklahoma and Colorado Also on Schedule for Addresses Wj Brafordf PaV the third complete the hop rom Terra Haute Ind He arrived at a RS Rowland who had rest ed for 30 off for Kansas City STILL HOLDS LEAD paper patches from Mexico City that tho deputies and senators agreed yes terday to name Gen Manuel Trevino governor of the state otCoahuila president ad interim on Dec 1 The dispatches state that the chiefs of all government operations who are still in the city where they were sum moned by a presidential message as well as governors and politicians have gladly accepted the name of Trevino El Continental says President Calies congratulated the political leaders for their selection and that it now Is only a question ot congressional approval for him to bo declared provisional president officially Fraud Cases Settled Aimee to Visit Europe ANGELES Sept Mra Almee Semple McPherson ex ponent of four square gospel started today on her delayed tour Three hours after suits against her alleging fraud in connection with rea estate operations at Lake Tahoe T California resort had been settled oui of court last night she departed for the east amid the blaring ot an An gelus Temple band and farewell sonss by more than a thousand of her fol lowers I am glad it Is said Mrs McPherson who declared tho settle mont did not concern her nnd thn she had no connection with the of the real California Nov 6 His invasion of allsouth will be made the early democratic in October with a speech at Elizabethan on the sixth of that month at an In dustrial celebration Either Immed iately before or after this trip he will go to Boston to speak in the state where the republicans are centering had foreign Jlagnus Johnston was Labor flay 01 great deal While the of effort republican presidential ominee bos decided upon the theme t only his Newark N talk on Sept 17 it is now expected that In inno of the four will he discuss prtf ibitlon a subject which some had inticipatcfl he would elaborate upon in be southland j Hoover is more than satisfied with developments In the west and waS gratified by the announcement of itor Schall of jVfinnesota that he would support the national ticket With the possible exception of Wisconsin his show that there have been no defections by outstanding party lead ers In the opposition camp and he believes his own party has developed a unity In this campaign unknown for more than a quarter of a century TERRE HAUTE Sept Rowland Wichita flying a Cessna model A was the first of the crosscountry airplane racers to arrive here tills morning from Col umbus Ohio on the second day ot the air derby Rowland landed here at a central standard time Robert Dahe of Pittsburgh was sec ond landing at a m The aviators continued to land at In tervals Shortly before noon 56 of the 27 planes which arrived here were in the air enroute to St Louis The other a Travelair piloted by Sidney Rlley Irv ington N was held here by motor trouble Of the SI racers who left Columbus Ohio this morning two were repoit TURN TO PAGE IR 6 Iowa Democratic Leader Claims State for Smith FORT Sept nying1 Senator Brookliarts prediction in a Labor day speech at Chicago that Gov Alfred 13 Smith would not re celve corn belt aid in his race for the prosiSency Richard F Mitchell of Fort Dodge chairman of the demo cratic state central committee de clared last night that Iowa democrats will give Smith their united support Biookbart was asked by Mitchell to Cars Plunge Over 30 Foot Embankment in South Carolina COLUMBIA B Sept The engineer and fireman were killed and a pilot was missing In plunge of a passenger train down a 3U foot embankment near here last night Relief crews who reached the scene with diffculty brot word that a few passengers were slightly Injured All were marooned thruout the night Tha dead and missing Engineer D B Poore Columbia Fireman J P Rataree Columbia nnd J F Btenn pilot Ncwberry S C A mail clerk and baggage master were also reported oeriousy injured A washout caused the wreck A wrecker and crews were unable to reach the wreckage because of a long stretcli of torn track Three passenger cuaches occupied by some 15 or 20 passengers remained upright altho the baggage and mail cars overturned There was no ronrt approaching the scene save a state highway closed for repairs on a flood damaged broad rver bridge Hallroad workers were attempting to recover the bodies of the engineer and fireman nnd to find the missing pilot Passengers would ie removed is soon ns possible offi cials supported the theory Spit he had fallen or dived off the dam striking his head on the concrete apron below It was thought that the flood waters released when the gates were blown out Wednesday mornlnu had washed the body to tho place where It waa found In the rear of the T D Mullaney home Continued Search Members of the police department nd volunteer workers hart worked ev ry day and until far in the ntght nee Sunday morning when fonffs clothes were found on n lerlgo t the old Parker Mill Despite numer us expressions of skepticism by on okers jegardlng tlie possibility of the explain to the desertion from people ot Iowa the farm hi Dows Barber Held in Jail After Claiming He Wouldnt Pay Fine CLARION Sept his alleged talkativeness about his intention of not paying a fine of imposed here on a liquor charge Harold Green a Dows barber is in the Wright county jnll He will stay there Sheriff Fred Johnson says until the fine is paid The man was Riven time to raise ator at DCS Mofncs But what do you i tlie money but according to the scritf suppose Magnus would nay to a com1 had made statements that ho had no mltteo ot the farm hands union if it intention of ever paying it were to call on him at tha funn with a I When this information reached tlM wuge sheriff the talkntlvo harbrr was Republican iiromptly rcartjatccl and placed in Jail The GlobeGazette Offers Readers a Candy Recipe Booklet The home kitchen 1s the best place to make fine pure delightful candy Homemade candy Is bet ter than any other it you know how to make it right There are H4 recipes for candy in the booklet on candy malting of fered by our Washington Informa tion bureau Why stick to one or two kinds when you can easily have a fine variety Kvery reader may have a copy for a C cent postage anil handling charge Use the coupon Frederic J ITasldn Director The Mason Oily GlobeGnzetle Information Riircnu Washington D C I herewith 6 cents in coin or stamps for a ropy of the boolilct CANDY RKCHES Name Street City Slate FRED DAVIS IS PUBLICITY HEAD One Time Supporter of G 0 P Takes Democratic Job CRBSTON Sept T W Reynolds of Creston democrat national commltteeman today an nounccd the appointment of Frci Davis of Sioux City as a member o his advisory committee and ot publicity In for the democrat campaign Dr Davis will be connected with th national committee as contact man fo ten middle western states In previous campaigns Mr Davt has supported republican candidates Tn 120 he was state organizer fo former Gov Frank O Lowden of III and this year In the prpconven tion campaign represented Mr Low den In several slates Mr Davis was director of publicit for President Taft In the 1912 pre convention campaign At that time was Washington correspondent for Sioux City Journal President Tlardlnc apjiolntfd him JLnltrrl States marshal for the north ern district of fown oiiths body being continued In the creek the TENNESSEE NEXT FOR ROBINSON Vice Presidential Nominee Optimistic Over Tour Thru South ROBiXSOX SPKCJAL CAR EX ROUTR TO NASHVILLE iept optimism iver Information gathered on his trip n Texas and as to coridi lons In those two states Senator Toe Robinson moved today into Tcn lessee the only southern so far selected by Herbert Hoover for a cnm algn address An even month however will elapse ictween the firing by the democratic ice presidential nominee of bin open ng campaign broadside In the state and the date Oct fi selected by the republican presidential nominee for iils address at Elizabethton Whllo Mr Robinson has expressed no apprehension over tho loyalty of Tennessee to the democratic standard regard the state as doubtful and may republicans have claimed It will be found In he Hoover column In November Mr Robinson hns three speeches scheduled In the stale the first will be at Nashville at S oclock tonight He then will speak on succcsslvo days at Chattanooga and Knoxvilie be fore Journeying into Virginia and from thcro southward along the Atlantic seaboard MISSOURI VALLEY Sept tlie discovery this iifteriioou of tracks apparently less than an hour old Sheriff Cross ami n dozen deputies closed In on nn areaa mile loup and a half mile wiile northwest of here in searvh of the two men who yesterday roblMMl the State Sav IIIKS hnnk here of MISSOURI VALLEY Sept Bloodhounds were used today by posses searching the two Un masked men who yesterday held up he State Savings bank ot Missouri Valley and escaped with Tho search was taken up west of where the robbers had been tracked last night after a bearing had burncfl out In the automobile they used In escaping Starting at a small creek the bloodhounds led the officers west a mile and then to the vicinity garage on the S E Babe farm lost along trail that the dogs were on the right trail Escaped Tlini Fields The dogs were then taken to Allen creek a stream farther to the west which the men have had to cross in escaping toward the Missouri river When the posse early this morning closed In on cornfields to which the men had been tracked by loot they had dropped In flight It was evident to loaders that the robhers escaped hiring tho tltrcc hours whfch clnpsed hctweoil the rohbcry nnrt the timethe trail was picked up The bandits one described as Inrpre fair and about 40 nnd the other small lark and 25 took to the tall corn after abandoning the automobile in which thejr fled the holdup sreno a few miles west of town Officers sur rounded the nren nearly tho size oC a township last night within a few hours after tlie late afternoon iioldup Six Persons hi Hank The six persons in the bank threo employes and three patrons were warned that this Js a by the larger man who proceeded to demon strate by supervising the collection ot all money in sight by Assistant Cash ier Btnn Bird while the small and silent pnvlner directed the behavior ot tho other five Tlie spokesman then asked and given five minutes grace In exchange for failure to lock tiie victims in tho vnult The two then pnrtcrt with their loot dashing away In small coupe parked nt the door Long before the five minutes passed a warning was spread but tle iKindils had abandoned their machine foithe mnlzfi liy the time the search was NORTH DAKOTA G 0 P SPLITS ON CANDIDATE NonPartisan League Faction Refuses to Back Hoover BISHfARCK N Sept Xorth Dakota republicans today had split over the question oE support Inp Herbert Hoover for president The league faction o the party was on record aa refusing to Indorse Hoovers candidacy whll he Independent are bach ing secretary of com i action Hams at Hams at ydaterdaVv cadetf toorganlM the r publican state centra committee The Independents offered a resoll tion indorsing Mr Hoover and hi ilanrt on agriculture This was de feated 19 to 9 Opponents Organize As a result the Independents regular republicans organised snpnr itely and decided to carry on a vigor oiu campaign for the national tlcke lomlnated at Kansas City The nonpartisans In their resoln ions criticized Mr Hoover ns a too of big biiHinops and tlmt til republican narly hnrt strayed trom It oriRlnal course The resolutions mad it clear that the action was based o a lack of ffttth in the republican part Its candidates rather than an In dorsemcnt ot Governor Smith Several of bo nonpartlsang backe ho original Tfoover resolution amon them Fred T Oraham ot Kllnntlnlc republican nntionnl eommitteonmn inrt Stephen Terhorst of Donnybrnok mannger of the HooverCurtis clubs In North Dakota Democrats rtpMtid Rmltli Both Grali am and Tcrhorat urged that tlie party remain regular in Uila campaign and buck Hoover They later joined the Independents meet luff The were by tho committee members from districts which had been hostile to the present Coohdfft administration and the nom InntJon of Mr Hoover The democratic state central com mittee also met bore yesterday and unanimously plnred its approval on tlio partys national platform and ticket headed by Governor Smith for president and Senator Joseph T Rob inson for vlre prrsidrnt By D HAROLD OLIVER Associated Presg Stuff Writer A LEANT N Kept Governor Smith will carry presidential campaign Into the the week of Sept 16 with speeches in Nebraska Oklahoma and Colorado The first speech will at Omaha on Sept 18 the second at Okla homa City Sept 20 and the third at Denver Sept 22 The Itinerary for the flrat week ot ta tour was announced today by th emooratic nominee himself All of is speeches will be at night he said Tho governor will remain away from sew York state the week beginning cpt 23 but lie waa unprepared today o say wliera the schedule would take im In that period Neither would ndlcate whether he would BO to tha acific coast or Invade the couth be ore he returned to Albany To Attend Convention After the second week of his atump ng trip the nominee will go direct to Rochester for tho democratic stata convention beginning Oct 1 Asked what rubjects he would cuss in his three scheduled speeches In the west the governor Bald he could not make that public at this time thot however that at Omaha it prob ably would be farm relief Jl three ipeccheB will be ntempor aneouH He iLMumed fiolUUet Asked it he would be accompanied by any members of family the gov ernor replied I havent made up my mind on that yet I have been thinking It Tho nominees special train will leave Isciv York Sunday Sept 36 enrt take on his party at Albany the Kama day probably in the early evening Politicians Not Surprised Tha announcement made at tha daily press conference that the west and bonier ctato of Oklahoma would bo tho Initial battle ground ot tho parly standard bearer did not come as a surprise to political observers here Some reports however had marked the more eastern fringe of the agri cultural region as the place for first stand If farm relief Is selected as the topic for discussion at Omnha those close to the democratic nominee feel that will take tills opportunity to make ilnln stand on that question in an endeavor to straighten out many con llcting reports an to his altitude toward the equalization fee ot tha twice vetoed McNnryHaugen bill Ha repeatedly declined to discuss IhH subject with newspapermen insisting hit his acceptance speech which does not mention tho fee by name for Itself Discussion of Rail Wage Dispute Continues CHICAGO Sept leaders ot the Brotherhood of Railroad Train men nnd the Order of Hallway Con ductors were still in conference here today iliscussis possibilities of a peace plan for settling their wage increase dispute with f5 western rnilroadn Evidence All that mass of fact which thr jury Virtrfts when tin law yer begins to Rovtew Leland P T A to Hold First Meeting Monday Sept P T A mooting yrir ivJll bfl Rt the srhool hnuHo on Moncliy eve nine After tlio business hour tho lime will he plven over to the mem hers o the committee who nro prepar ing program 2 COMMISSIONS APPROVE BRIDGE Wea Prairie du Chien and Mc Gregor Structure to Cost Sept Site for a toll britlfjo between Prahle Du Chich and McGregor was approved yesterday by the Wis consin itnd Iowa state highway com missions Tho wrir department also ap proved the million dollar bridge which will consist of two spans con nected by an island The new link hctween the states wap first s as a bridge from Mar quettc to the Wisconsin bank a more direct voulo hut It dltl not meet I he nnproral ot private capital pro motod at Iralrio Oil Chicn McGreKoi and MnrqiifiUr Rids iinrt the cont ricl are to lie submitted lo both commissions for ap proval and the two H tains will ho jointly reprospiifod by an engineer to see that all specifications are carried out biirlffe may be purchased by both states after 20 years IOWA FORECAST Probably fair Thursday nleht and Friday lint some cloudiness slightly warmer Thursday night inn in cast nnil snnlh portions Frl LOCAL STATISTICS Glohcdoxetto weather ffgrures for 2i hour period ending at 8 oclock a rn Thursday Highest Wednesday Ifi Degrees in Nifiht i7 Decrees At 8 A M Thursilny 58 Degrees Die wind was still from tho south Thursday morning but the chances of high tern pern t lire wore pretty much eliminated by the fact that the eun was under a cloud fn the early part of the tiny Wednesdays maximum was the higrhest recorded since the opening day of the month Miners and Operators in Iowa Confer Again DKS MOINES Sept ta hold dally meetings until noma iction Is taken the Joint conference of scale committees of the UnltediMine n rke rs of A m erica n nd the Iowa Coal Operators association entered second day today Thn conference orpanlaert by nam ing J TT Dnro of the Great Western Coal company ns chairman and John mfne union secretary conference secretary AUNT HET By Robert Quillen They say young folks is goin to act like they was married anyway an ought to have a companionate marriage to legalize it I reckon then if a feller is going to be a thief the right thing is to give him a license to
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 145+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.