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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 22, 1928, Mason City, Iowa                                ft rv wAj DAILY NEWSPAPER HOME XXXV FIVB CENTS PER COPT AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES i ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 300 J DISEASE FLOODS MENACE STORM VICTIMS f GOEBELS PLANE LANDS FIRST IN CINCINNATI HOP Lockheed Ship Takes 15 Hours to Fly From Coast pINCINNATI Sept Goebel Los Angeles In his Lock heedVega monoplane Yankee Doo was the firtt of the flyers par ticipating In the Los AngelesCincin nati air race to land hers today Goe bel entered in the nonstop division crossed the finish lino at Lunken air port at a m Goebels official time was announced 15 hours and 17 minutes The flyer said he had excellent weather all the way and completed his nonstop flight without mishaps Goebel holder of the nonstop flight record from California to New York and winner of the Dole flight said he had not sighted Emll Burgin Mineola N enroute here Burgin tho only other entrant in tho Cincinnati nonstop race took off from Los Angeles more than an hour before Goebel yesterday afternoon Harry Tucker hacker of Goebcls flight and owner of the Yankee Doo accompanied Goebel on his non stop trip here Tucker like Goebel the flight was uneventful and that they experienced perfect weather thruout Eight Left In Kace FT WORTH Texas Sept eight flyers left In the Class A air derby from Los Angeles to Cincinnati took off here today for pine Bluff another nlpht con trol point They were led Off the field by Hobert Sake Pittsburgh at a m remaining planes fir ifc o Water Power Smith sfvext topic FLORIDA CITIES CLEAR AWAY STORM WRECKAGE Again flie Florida resort cities along the cirat const are turning to the task ot clearing away tho wrceliaco In thetr hurricaneswept streets and burying their dead This telephdto shows the task that confronted citizens of West Pulm Reach one of the hardest lilt cities alter the hurricane Ruins of tmtomobiles and roofs of houses litter the street Campaigns in Action Stage CHARGE JARMAIDFLOP Mitchell Claims Republican Officials Have Reversed Opinions DES MOINES Sept 22 IP Rich net today in tho democratic state charged that Iowa republican officials state of Iowa n chairman today have reversed their relief and declared stands on farm that Governor Smiths Omaha address fully indorsed the McNaryHaugen bill How is it he asked for Congressman Dickinson Senator iTJroolchart and Governor Hammill to entirely reverse their position on the farm relief question and support Hoover who is absolutely opposed to tho McNaryHaugen principle when Governor Smith frankly states that he Is In favor of the legislation all these men urged so strongly a few months ago Mr Mitchell asserted that there is today In the stto of lown a jingle leader of tho farm movement who is supporting the republican pres idential nominee other than those men who are candidates for office CARDS GIANTS IN EVEN GAME SGQRE TIED UP Al Jolson Is Married for ime The GlobeGazette Offers a Fact Booklet About Mexico To understand Mexico today one must know the plain facts of her history area population states railroads government resources and trade Our Washington Information bu reau has assembled in one neat illustrated booklet all of the essen tial facts about the important na tion to the south of us The booklet contains neither arguments nor propaganda It is plain fact Information on which tho reader may form his own opin ions and which will help the read er understand all that goes on In Mexico and In our relations with Mexico A copy for every reader at a postage and handling cost ot 6 cents Use the coupon below Contrary to Beliefs South Will Be Battleground By BTRON PRICE Associated Tress Staff DALLAS Sept 22 po litical campaign lias advanced from the period of organization Into the per iod of major action with east and west echoing to Ve passing by of the presi dential nominees and with the south definitely taking her many predicted she would the front lino of battle While Governor Smith was stump ing thru the farm belt and the south west this week Mr Hoover returned from Ills sally into tha east to find a group of Toxans awaiting him In Washington Most of them were ex perienced democratic politicians They seriously presented to lihn the remark able proposition that If he would make but a single speech in Texas this Gi braltar of tho democracy might be shaken to Its foundation Such talk about the south was not uncxepcted In the first emotional nf termath of Smiths nomination at Houston At that stage of the cam paign scarcely a single national leader of cither party took predictions of a varmlydebated south very seriously Now toward tho end ot September hcsg earnestlypronounced forecasts lave a somewhat different ring Al tho many on both sides still discount them they evidence tho perslstonc and the thoroness with which Smiths enemies in his own party have per TURN TO PAGE B COLUMN K Frederic J Hnsliln Director The Mnson City GlobcGnzctto Information Bureau Washington D C I Inclose herewith 6 cents In coin or stamps for a copy of lie booklet Namo Street City State NOMINEESTRAIN MAKES 13 STOPS IN WHEAT BELT aovernor Favors Each State Developing Water Power BULLETIN DENVER Sept 22 ernor Smith arrived in Denver today and was given an ovation as ho stepped from his special train Tonipht in the citys audi torium lie will deliver the third speech of his western campaign tour with water power as Hie theme By D HAROLD OLIVER Associated Press Staff Writer GOVERNOR SMITHS TRAIN EN J ROUTE TO DENVER Sept 22 unburdened himself of ft sweeping counter charge campaign whispering and more out spoken critics of his public record Governor Smith came Into Colorado today prepared to tacklo what ho re sards as a more sonstructlve water power Straton Prepares Answer to CITY Sept 22 has been set by Dr John Roach Straton fundamentalist Baptist pastor of Xew York cam paigning against Gov Alfred E Smith to answer charges made by the presidential candidate in his speech hero Thursday night Dr Straton said he had arranged for a second ap pearance at tho coliseum tonight at which he would discuss in every detail the governors allegations that his religion had been made a campaign issue and that B whispering campaign was In progress Speaking from the same platform where tho New York governor 24 hours earlier had pleaded for toler ance and pllloiIed certain organizations and people for attacking him on what ho declared religious tho pastor last night charged tho governor with rais ing the religious Issue to hide hts own muddy He said Smith was dodging the real issues of the cam paign by speaking on religious prejudice Governor Smith was labelled a tool of Tammany hall by the pastor who was frequently applauded by the B STRATON moderately sized crowd in the hall HUSBAND TELLS WESTERN ROADS POLICE HIS WIFE TAKE FIRST STEP YOKE Sejpt New York Giants were battling trie St Louis Cardinals terms in their crucial game here today with excited fans looking on At the end of the fifth inning the score was tied up at 5all The Giants scored first in the initial inning Welsh sing ling to left field to count when Reese hit a home run Welsh scored again in the third get ting a base on balls advancing on Reeses hit and reaching home on a sacrifice fly by Mauri Bottomley hit a three bagger for the Cards In the second and Hafey scored him on a two base drive and later romped home when Wilson sent out a single Maranville muffed a grounder in the fourth to allow Hafey to score the third run Two bases on balls and a single filled the bases for the Cards in the fifth and Hubbell re placed Fitzsimmons in the Giant box Bottomley drove in two runs with a single New York tied up the count in its share of the fifth with Welsh scoring on Lindstroms scratch hit and Reese scoring when Frisch threw out Hogan at first Mitchell was doing the twirling for the Cards but was replaced at this point by Sherdel Just how Actor and Bride Wed Secretly Off to Europe NEW bla IOWA FORECAST Trolmhly fair Saturday night ami Sunday hut some cloudiness cooler Sunday nnd In extreme northwest portion Saturday nfght LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock a m Saturday Highest Friilny CR Dofirees Lowest in Night 45 Degrees At 8 A SI Saturday 51 Degrees The frost predicted for Friday night failed to arrive on the scene due probably to the fact that the wind failed to calm Itself It can freeze with the wind blowing but It seldom frosts Tho sky was clear Saturday mornnpr with the wind from the west IEW YORK Sept 22 Tolson blackface comedian and his bride Ruby Keeler tap dancer were bound for Europe today aboard the white star liner Olympic They were secretly married yester day afternoon at Port Chester N Y and sailed at this morning foi Southampton They expect to npcn a month to six weeks in London an Paris returning in time for Jolsoi to open a new show probably on the legitimate stage Jolson Is one of the wealthiest ac tors In the country He gained his greatest fame aa a singer of Mam my songs and recently added to hi popularity by appearing in talking pictures Ho Is 45 years old He has an apartment at the Ritz Towers In New York This is Jolsons third marriage hi wifes first The comedian was firai married to Mfas Henrietta Keller daughter of a sea captain In Oakland in 1306 He was a smalltime ac tor at that time They were divorce in 1919 and In August 1922 lie mar riedMiss Alma Osborne an actress whose stage name was Ethel Delmar She divorced him in Paris In 1926 For a time it was rumored they woul Tewed Jolsons 19 year old bride wan ono of Texas Gulnans discoveries acting ns an entertainer in Texas night clubs for some time She also ap peared in musical comedy and vaude ville and was scheduled to appear this reason In Eddie Cantors new musical comedy She lived with her mother at Woodslde I The democratic presidential nom inees special train as due at the Colo rado metropolis at 11 a m Governor Smith AIDED IN DEATHS Woman Ruled by Wishes of Her Son North cott Claims TJIVERSIDE Sept 22 JKmother love so Intense It led lier to plot murder and assume tho blame at tho behest of a sons degenerate whlma today stood revealed as the background ot murder indictments against Mrs Sarah Louisa Northcolt 111 ill i r Jagt onIhelhlr TD RAISE RATES I C C Asked for Per mission to File Appli cations OFFICIAL PAINTS TRAGIC SCENE IN STRICKEN CITIES Everglades Furnish New Terrors in South Florida WEST PALM BEACH BejSS and rising of flood waters menaced relief Ions in the Florida Evergladep as official estimates of loss of life Irt liist Sundays hurtleans passed th mark u The first outbreak of dlseaee curred at clewlaton on tlio eouthi western shore of Lake where many refugees had gathered Fort Myers sent a doctor two and three trucks filled with when Chief ot Police C O Enog of that city reportedthat his relief fx pedltlon had discovered 40 cases pf Influenza v Gov John W Martin who wilS other high officials completed a survey of the Paholtee dlaasteJt area on tho eastern slioro of Okeechobee was authority for statement that tho whole of the glades wan flooded Had to Use Boats The governors party was forced icgotiate part of Its trip along thj corpse strewn highway to Pahokee motorhoat and truck due to Hood ditions In an offlcla statement ret mAsim V first i nnd old son Gordon Sept 22 step toward Instituting a general upward revision of freight rates in western territory lias been instituted before tho Interstate com merce commission by representatives ot western trunk line railroads Agents of the western roada aslced speech of his western tour as his train cut thru the heart of Kansas and KansasColorado bor der Thirteen stops since yesterday SMITH AT Tho address of Governor Smith at Denver toiilffht will be broad cast at p centrirl stand ard time Among the stations In eluded in the nationwide hookup nre WHO Molnes KYW CMcnRo WOtO WRIIM Minneapolis KWK St four in Oklahoma and nine In Kansas whcro largo greeted hart held up crowds were work on the nddress so H cnrmot be completed un til somo time this afternoon A firm believer In public ownership and control of water power resources tho governor was understood to be ready to dwell at some length on the subject His attitude has been that states rather than private enterprises should develop hydroelectric power and turn It over to public utilities for distribution at reasonable rates Under the plan he has favored states should reap the profits from such re servoirs and If the private corpora tions too high a rate for dis tribution their contracts should be canceller told authorities yesterday that his sonB desires ruled the mother and led her to take a hand in each of several executions Sanford Clark 15 grand son of Mrs Noithcott corroborated the statement and described tho kill ing of Walter Collins 9 year old Los Angeles boy Ho said he was forced to participate in the slaying to insure his alienee Tho Collins lioy fell a victim on the Northcott chicken ranch because he saw Gordon slay a man in Mint Can yon Clark said After deckling to em ploy an axo because n gun imule too much noise Clark said Mrs North cott led her grandson and son to a hen house where three of Northcotts victims later were alleged to have been hurled anil where young Collins was sleeping Gordon struck the first blow then so none of us can Clark said Mrs North cott commanded she forced her grandson to strike a blow Mrs Northcotl struck the final blow Clark saicJ Mrs Northeolt then snl1 if it ever comes out and gets Into court put all tho blame on me because Im old nnil it wouldnt be hard to Clark said the tto His newing his appeal to all Florida t contribute and speedily to tho Evert glade refugees tho governor scribed flood conditions as follows For a radius of 25 to 30 miles Just back oE the high ridge ot land that separates Okeechobee from Everglades the land Is completely covered wth water Increases on a wide range ot commo dities over most of the western ter ritory and asserted that the Increases were necessary because the earning for somo years have been and now aro conspicuously Increases Needed Claim It has become that these lines without delay bring to the commission constructive proposals looking toward Increases in existing rates and the application said In those circumsLances It seems necessary that the commission vacate or amend certain outstanding orders in such a manner as to prevent their operalion to Interfere with the car lawfully publishing increases In exlsllng rates Tlio commission can under its power of suspension and Investiga tion require justification of tlio In rales before they become ef fective There Is urgent need tnat the commission permit the proposal ot the lines to bo presented In the forn of blanket supplements to existing tariffs The increased rates Bhould Lake effect as early as conditions msy SUNDAYS GAMES TO BE MEGAPHONED HERE Mason City baseball fans Interested In knowing what the Yankees and Cardinals are doing in every game will have a special service for thir accommodation the the Sunday when Yanks engage Cleveland and Cards take on Brooklyn Play by play reports will be re ceived at the GlobeGazette office and megaphoned to those waiting outside As the report for each inning arrives It will bo bulletined on the pressroom windows Both games will start approximately nt oclock Iowa time BOSTON TAKES ONE BOSTON Sept 22 had an easy time winning tho first game of a doubleheader from Cincinnati today 11 to 4 130 9 0 020 005 10 0 Ash ncelmian and Iiclnlch Green field and Taylor IOWA MURDER SUSPECT HELD Man Thot Responsible or Tourist Camp Death in Montana Jail GLEXVVO0D Sept 22 Six weeks after John E Clauser ot Charl ton was killed In a tourist park here apparently by a robber officials be lieve tho slayer has been located in Miles City Mont Sheriff Demoss has gone to the Montana city to attempt to Identify a man who gave his name as Perry IDegreen nnd who Is said by Joe Sullivan sheriff nt Miles City to answer the telegraphic description of tho alleged slayer Clauser died here Ajifr 7 nfler he was beaten on tho head nt the tour ist park and his body thrown Into a clump of weeds When his body was found his money wns missing and an automo bile he lind been driving while travel ing ns a harvest hand had disap peared Hears From Son in South Sept Thomas received a telegram Thurs day from her son R TJ Cashman from Fayette N stating that trains were being held indefinitely on account of washouts caused by floods Mr Cashman Is traveling auditor for the Pullman company and was enroute nome Will Rogers NEW YORK Sept too had there Is not some machine or way of registering just how many votes a political speech gets or loses I claim If we had some way ot finding out It would do away with political speeches Cool idgo made less speeches and got more votes than any man that ever ran Bryan was listened to and cheered hy more people than ROGERS any single hu man In politics and ho lost Ro there is a just whether talk In does you sood or harm Take your cVrnpaipn contribu tion nnd send It to the Red Cross nnd let the election bo decided on Its merits Tours TIOGERS Copyrlsit J03fl HOOVER SILEfIT ON SMITH TALK Republican Candidate Has No Statement on WASHINGTON Sept 22 ontrovcrsy stirred up by Alfred K Smiths Oklahoma City declaration n religious intolerance still swirled nd eddied today hut Herbert Hoover vns silent on the subject as he worked way on the next address of his cam alprn The republican presidential candi late Becins to ba content to stand upon tho statement which hn made n his acceptance Address Then hn salrf that Iby blood and conviction I stand for religious tolerance both In nnd adding that the glory of our American is th rlfiht of every man to worship according to the dictates ot his own Whether the developments of the campaign will lead him to make an other pronouncement upon tho sub jcct only the future can tell but those who profess to know his views assor that a decision to do KO would Ire reached only with great reluctance Prohibition is another subject 01 which the republican nominee doe not intone to have moro to say dtir hip tho campaign allho it has been repeatedly reported that he would K into that proposition again In hi KJizflbethton speech on Ocl C Under present plans there will 1 no ntldrosaes before that one an none between that nnd the one nt New York City on Oct IB The New England sppcch will be mailo Into In the campaign wborlly beforebis de parture lor California KENOSHAMANIS TAKEN FOR RIDE Find Body Slumpet in Auto on Lonely Highway K1DXOSHA Sept 22 lumped in the front scat of a car o n outlying road Eugene Ilusso 26 Cenosha was found shot to lent arly this morning In what police h ievcd to ho a mm runners feud Seven bullet and gunshot wounds 1 he body which gave evidence tha he shots were fired from close rang cd polco to believe thut Russo ha jeen taken for a Poltca took one man Into custod or questioning President Coolidge Back at Washingto WASHINGTON Sept 22 iVesMcnt Coolldgo arrived in Wash nfiton rarly today nftcin tour thru Ills native strxto ot Vermont in tne course ot which he Inspected tho re work that has followed tho floods of Inst year Mrs Coolidge who accompanied tho president to Now Knsland remained at Northamp ton where her mother is 111 WEATHER NEXT WEEK Weather outlook for the period ot Sept 21 to the upper Missis sippi nnd lower Missouri valleys Temperatures mostly near or some what below normal of week probably rising within tntter half not much precipitation Jllicly AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen I may he oldfashioned about wearin petticoats but Id rather have one showin at the bottom than me showin nd adJaVdirelfo the lake house be ause of miles of wator which sur unds on both sides and sufficient iats are not available to handle the tuatlrm Connors highway the only ad to this territory Is under wa r for nlno miles The entire Evcr ades aro His Worst Sishr The governor was moved to ng his inspection trip yesterday id be could hardly speak when lio rued Attorney General DaviCH nd nald Fred did you ever see anything o tills condition it is the worst Iit I have over seen In my In a statement on his return to aim Beach tho governor described id condition of which he spoke Today In traveling six miles on tlio oad betwen Pahokee and Hello Glade viicro tlio hurricanewas bcleved to avo exacted its heaviest toll In lives counted 7 bodieH which had not eon taken from the water The total umber of dead lying on the roadside nd not yet buried but In plank cof numbered 120 This should bd dded to the f37 already buried Hauled Out in TruckM j Iiftysevnn additional bodies word auled out today in trucks and light four truck loads of bodies wers rot from adjacent areas by boat oaded and sent to Palvn Beach When tho water recedes and dead are takn Iram under thedebris cast up by tho storm the total er nlio perished 111 this carefully estimated by tho most able people living in this will number at least and bodies am bolng discoered under the debris in the water hourly Tlio nroa visited by me today doeV not begin to cover the stricken terrk tory nnd I mention these conditions Iff in appeal to the people of the stata of Florida urging them to respond quickly nnd   

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