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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 18, 1928, Mason City, Iowa                                DAILY NEWSPAPER rne AN1 MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAL EDITION MASON CITY IOWA UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE SERVICE NO 8 SHIP REPORTS SIGHTIHGINGliSirFLVER CANT QUESTION CITIZENSHIP OF NOMINEEWORK Whispering Campaign Denounced by G Chairman WASHINGTON Oct 18 statement by Dr Hubert Work chairman of the republican national committee published today denounces one of the most unjust whispering campaigns In the history of presiden tlal the statement explains arose from the fact that Herbert Hoover on English voters rolls without his knowledge years ago SayJmj that he has been Informed that American detective agencies and opposition newspapers have taken photographs of these rolls and propose to produce them in the United States Dr Works statement says that to cir culate this material Is an outrage o Mr Hoover and a fraud on the Ame lean people The Work explained was dons by English officials under re qulrements of law because Hoover a tha lessor of a house near London pai taxes and the names of all taxpayer are automatically placed on the voters lists altho this of itself does no carry the right to vote Never Any Dr Works arraignment thl whispering campaign was made pub lie yesterday atter the state depari ment had issued a formal statemen declaring that there never has been tha slightest question of Mr Hoover American The statemen was in tho form of a letter written t tha representative an newspaper which had asked for a rec ord of tha dates when Hoover American Jn Hickman Mornings Death March I n Will Rogers DEMOCRATS TOl Where Hickman tn la that bud been issued tc him on five occasions from tha years to 1918 In all applications for the letter said aa well as in tho orig inal registration at the consulate Sir Hoover established tho United States as his permanent residence In everj application he signed the usual form that ha intended to return to th United States with tha purpose ot re Biding and performing the duties o citizenship There never lias been the slightest question of Mr Hoovers American citizenship Investigated Rumor I might add altho it does not bear directly upon tho question ot citizen ship which I talce it was the reason for your inquiry that as long ago as 3920 the department heard a rumor that at one time in his career Mr Hoover had applied for British citizen ship Merely as of passing Interest I may that careful inquiries were made at that tinja and it was proved to the entire satisfaction of the depart ment that this rumor had After quoting this letter Dr Work Bald he wished as chairman of the re publican national committee to de nounce this whispering campaign and I trust that the democratic national committeewill Join mo In this repudia For nearly two he added Mr Hoover has been the victim of TURN TO PAGE COLUMN 1 Killed by Truck COUNCIL BLUFFS Oct 18 lira E W Wood 41 was killed here when struck by a truck The GlobeGazette Offers Readers a Candy Recipe Book The home kitchen Is the best place to makefine pure delightful candy Homemade candy Is better than any other if you know how to make it right There are 144 recipes for candy in the booklet on candy making of fered by our Washington informa tion bureau Why stick to one or two kinds when you can easily have a fine variety Every reader may have a copy for a G cent postage and handling charge Use the coupon Frederic J IFasIiin Director Tfie Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I inclose herewith 6 cents in coin or stamps for a copy of the booklet CANDY RECIPES Stain Will Rogers NEW YORK Oct In Sedalla read some figures and records of republican The department ot agriculture has spent 45 mil lion raora in 27 than in 24 That means that the cost of promise of relief has ad vanced that much i Mellons de partment had saved some money but it showed that it cost more to save it than lt did the WILi ROGERS same department In 25 showing that even the cost of saving money has gone up They also have been printing gov ernment documents on both sides of the paper I dont know how any one ever found it out that they ware using both sides Yours WILL ROGERS Coprlght AL SMITH GETS NOISY WELCOME FROM CHICAGO IDinois Towns Turn Out 16 CfceefIfeiinee on Trip North By D HAROtD OLIVER Associated Press Staff Writer CHICAGO Oct 18 by tho arrival of the party standard iparer for a GOhour vlsit Illinois democracy was rallying around the Janner of Governor Smith today awaiting the word he brings to this normally republican state in the sev enth and last campaign speech of his present stumping tour Tomorrow night In the one hundred hirtyflrst regiment armory tho dem ocratic presidential nominee will de Iver his Chicago address and Satur ay morning will find him trailing omewnrd to muster his reserve trength for the final week and a ilC drive ot the campaign The National Broadcasting company announced that WHO Des Moines WOW Omaha and WOC Daven port were among stations which vould broadcast the speech of Gover ior Smith from 8 to D p central Ime Arriving in Chicago at 10 oclock st night atter an allday rido from edalia Governor Smith was giv n a noisy ovation by a throng that rammed every available space intho nion station train shed and waiting com Separated From Party Hello boys how are you was his reeling and aa flashlights boomed nd a tremendous cheer went up from hewellwishers he doffed his brown TDRN TO PAGE 22 COLUMN Z DEMOCRATS TO STAGE RALLY AT Dimond Healy and Robb Former Sfieriff on Program THE welkin loyally will ring with the 1 praises of Al Smith and democracy next Monday night A party rally was announced Thurs day morning by Barney Dunn Mason City attorney who is heading up the campaign organization here It will be held in the armory and thespeakers will include the follow ing Mike Healy blind orator Irom Fort Dodge brother of Robert Healy who spoke here last week at the republican rally along with Theodore Roose velt Jr Diamond on Program T E Diamond county attorney Sheldon one of the leaders of democracy in northwestern Iowa and characterized as one of the states most fiery oratora The Hev Winfred B Robb of Des Moines former sheriff of Polk county is expected to discuss farm relict and prohibition Prominent democrats from over the state who are expected to be present include Dr J W Reynolds of Cresi ton national commltteeman for Iowa Richard Mitchell of Fort podge chair1 man of the state central committee Eugene P Feullng qf New Hampton publisher of a newspaper and former state chairman ol the centra coin mittee and Frtd BieTmVnn corah democratic of nub Details aa to the order of speaking entertainment features and the like were being worked out Thursday by local democratic leaders announce ment concerning them to later be made NSURGENTS IN MEXICO BEATEN en Rebels Against Calles Government Killed in Fierce Battle MEXICO CITY Oct 18 and to hand fighting between insur ents and government troops was ironicled today In Mexico City news apers A dispatch from Queretaro said that I insurgents were killed when a band f 180 was overtaken by Lnguna fed troops under Col Baltzar Leyva was killed and eight ne soldier ounded The troops had been pursuing the and since an attack on the town at olon and when the soldiers ap roached the insurgents withdrew to hill and entrenched themselves be inrl an atlobe For five hours iitle raged id then Colonel Leyva personally led is men In storming the position Desperate hand to hand fighting took place The band was ejected from the entrenched position ind fled abamlonlnpr 10 dead and car rying wounded away Beyond Inferring that there would a complete answer to Colonel Roose velt and Bob Healy In their criticism of the democratic nominee anil plat form Mr Dunn was reluctant to dis cuss what was being planned Smith Fails to Offer Aid Says Harding rormer Iowa Governor At tacks New Yorkers Re lief Plans NEWARK Oct L Harding former governor of n a speech here last night vie rously attacked the program of Gov MtreA E Smith on farm relief de laring that it Governor Smith hsw my workable plan for aiding agricul he has been very alow in plac ng it before the people Candidate Smith toured tho rest Harding said and an expect ant people awaited his declarations on the farm problem but received no agriculture to itudy ed repaHl self K rtlr lightenment on what he proposes to do should he be elected which seems extremely unlikely Instead of discussing agriculture Governor Smith preferred the Iniquities of tho wicked cans and to proclaim tyr Governor Smith tvill be remem bered by those people who remember candidates as the author of the Cry Baby campaign whoso shield bore the replica of a brown derby Herbert Hoover Is the best quali fied man In this campaign to lead In the economic solution of the farm problem For the past 32 years he has been dealing with the marketing problem that confronts the farmer Part of his background Includes tx perience as food administrator At that time he was constantly dealing with markets and with prices He suc ceeded In having the price of wheat raised after congress had set It at abushel He succeeded In hay ing it raised to a minimum of Mr Hoover In his public address ins outlined aplan for settlement of the farm problem which Is compre icnslve and ARE NEAR HOME Bif Welcome Awaits Flyers Forced Dowfl it Rockford CHICAGO Oct is et by throng of cheering Rockford friends and relatives Bert Hassell and Park er Cramer whose attempted flight lost August from Rockford to Stockholm Sweden ended when their plane was Corced to land in Greenland arrived hers today from the east Among the first to greet Hassell was his mother Mrs Elizabeth Hassell of Rockforfl who wept with joy on her sons shoul der His wife and two children me him in the east and accompanied him here A large delegation representing tho Rockford chamber of commerce which sponsored the flight told the aviators of the celebration planner Cor them when they reach RockCorr this evening Among the Rockford relatives wel coming Hassell besides his mother were Ralph Hassell a brother and Mrs Evan Anderson and Mrs J C Martin sisters Mrs A W Noyes Cramers aunt and Mr and Mrs James Woodbury of La Grange ecus ns greeted Cramer A welcoming committee represent ng Mayor Thompson and a Shrlnei drum corps also greeted the flyers at he they were ed to their hotel by a motorcycle es cort They planned to leave for nook ford early this afternoon Cedar Rapids Radio Operator Gets Word of Byrds Polar Ship CBDAB RAPIDS Oct 18 Comander Byrds polar ship City of New Tork was 125 10 south en dMpok mornlnr Bert Puckett local ridfd operator reported after an hours conversation with the vessol The erew health was reported in good Pastor Ken Is Parsonage ORCHARD Oct Rev Rupp new pastor of the Lincoln 5hurch has rented the parsonage here nd will move his family from Burns Hinn LOCAL STATISTICS Partly cloudy cloudy Thurs day night ami Friday showers Thursday night in northeast por tion slightly cooler Thursday night except in extreme west and extreme portions IOWA FORECAST GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at s oclock a Pioneer Kiester Man to Be Buried Friday KIESTER Oct the passing of John Dahl 82 this vicinity loses another of lu old settlers Mr Dnht died early Wednesday morning after a prolonged period of Illness Services will be held Friday at Im manucl church with the Rev J Arnc son offWatlnp Tie leaves a wlfo and children m Thursday Highest Wednesday Lowest in Night At 8 A Rainfall degrees 44 degrees 45 degrees 99 of Inch Puckett was asked to communicate at 6 each morning to pick up a radio message for relay Tho operator said Puckett was tho only person he hart heard since leaving California DROPS DEAD HERE Death Conies While Resident Is Eating Dinner at Her Home Mrs George E Alverson 49 415 First street dropped dead at northwest the dinner table at her home Thursday loon She had been slightly ndisposed for a short time but not seriously m She is survived by her hus band who is a train dispatcher or the Northwestern railroad They had no children He was out hunting when the death occurred Mrs Mary Hornberger Mrs Alversons sister who lives at he Alverson home together vith her three children was at he table when death came No funeral arrangements made The body was to the Bonner funeral aken mnie HUNT MAN WHO SHOTJHERIFF Des Moines Man Believed Responsible for Wound ing 2 at Waterloo WATERLOO Oct IS today hunted for Alfred Lynch said to bo from DCS Muines and Duquesne who escaped last night after shooting two men robbing a grocery store and nn automobile Sheriff H T Wagner ot Black Hawk county was wounded when he utcmptcd to arrest Lynch for the thoft ot an automobile while under parole from the Anamosa reformatory where ho was sentenced for a similar offense An nutomublle stolen in Du Brief Time Remains for Girl Slayer Fox Removed to Death Chamber in San Quen tin Prison SAN QUEXTIN Oct IS William Edward Hickman Kansas City murderer today awaited his fate m the death cell oC San Quentln pri son Ills execution for the kidnaping and brutal murder Marian Parker fh of 12 year old last the buque had been parked near rooming house where Lynch am threa other suspects were staving Wounds Store Owner Son imerward I H Luttan n feed otoro proprietor wag wounded In an unsuccesstul holdup attempt Lynch then sot about JJ5 from a suburban Rrocery store police said and escaped thru a cornfield when an automobile which bo stole wrecked east ot town He is believed to have boarded a freight train Wagner wns shot in the Jaw and Luttan In tlio hip Neither was be lieved to huvo been seriously wounded 13nch was sentenced to Anamosa for the theft of an automobile belong ing to Postmaster R C in Hunt C U Convict CEDAR RAPIDS Oct IS Mickey Williams was the object of lollco search today on the theory hat he was tho man who shot Sheriff Wagner of the Black Hawk county at Waterloo last night A native here Williams was released from the conn s jail last December after serving a for tlio illegal transportation of Iquor To Install FORT Oct 18 stallation ot officers was the principal Jiislness at the second days sessions if the Grand Iodge convocation of the Iowa Odd Fellows lodge hero today Eckener Seeks Capital in US for Air Venture If there was ever a day of weather that had hot a single redeeming qual ity Wednesday was that day Along with misting or raining almost the 24 hours the temperature wns be ow SO And Thtirsflny eft much to be desired in the hearts of weather NEW o Eckener commander of tho Graf Zeppelin hopes that beforeho sally or homo next week his dream of a regular tranaAtlantlc air service will bo nearer reality He hopes to interest American capi talists in his plan for four great diri gibles biffger than the Graf Zeppelin running on a 50hour schedule be tween Europe and theUnited States Ho needs to finance the undertaking and hopes to obtain it in this country He believes an airiyjrt near Washington or Baltimore with tho TSuropoon terminus in Switzer land would be tho most feasible be cause of weather conditions ConferenceArranjcf A confcrcnco among offic ers of tlm Goodyear Kcppftliii corpora Jon of Akron Ohio ami others lie lopes tn Interest in the project arranged for today nt Lakchurst N The conference was the first break In tho round of sochi activities thru which he and on tho ocean fllffht have been passing After the conference he goes to Philadelphia whorehe and his officers inrt craw are to be guests ot the city at a reception and and then on to Washington Frlrliiy for break fast with President Coolldge and otlir social activities Next Tuesday Dr Eokener expects to start his air tour of tho United States In tho GraC Zeppelin It la ex pected repairs on tho Zeppelins dam ngcd fin will have been completed by Hint tlmo ns well as tlie overhauling her engines and refueling of her storage tnnlCA Capt K A Lehman the Zeppelins first officer said tho tour would bo TURN TO PAGE 28 COLUMN 1 December Is set for 10 a tomorrow Hla removal to the bare cell In the execution chamber last night was re Earded as having closed his chance o a stay of execution Jerome Walsh and Richard Can tlllon his attorneys continued their jtforts to save him They worked far nto the night collecting affidavits nb possible means of bringing about a sanity hearing within tlio prison walls today that would delay tho hanging Warden Wont Act Warden Jnmes B Holohan In whose lands calling of such a hearing rests iaa salcl Informally that he would not let Hickman has declared he Is ready to lie and seemed resigned as lie was led iway from condemned row to the death house The preliminary death march was a velrd one A bright autumn moon Illuminated he quadrangle containing the tiers ot cells In which condemned row Is lo cated Altho It was tlmo for I every prisoner was on his feet press ing against tho bars Yard Capt John H Carpenter unlocked the cell in which Hickman and Russell Beltzel another convicted slayer iiW loi aoia Krect and apparently composed Hickman walked with Carpenter anc two guards to the stops leading to the execution chamber climbed them anc went in Father Bids Thomas Hickman of El Paso Texas who personally appealed to Gov C C Young Tuesday to spare his sons lite bndo Hickman farewell yesterday Mrs IUckmnn told her son goodbye some tlmo ago Walsh and Cantillon in San Fran cisco last night said they had two af fidavits to support their request for a sanity hearing and that they prob ably would present these to Holohan today One ot the affidavits they said was made out by Dr C M JIcFull of I he medical department of the Univer sity of Virginia Dr McFall Is said to have examined Hickmnn 14 times and was quoted as declaring he is suffer ing from dementia praccox ANTIFASCIST IS EXECUTED Communist Is First to Be Condemned to Die Since 1860 OCEAN VESSEL CATCHES SIGHT OF LONEJLYER Report at Midnight Puts McDonald Well on Way LONDON Oct 18 wireless message from the steamship Hardenburg by way of the Leviathan report ng the passage of an airplane presumably that of Lieut Com H C MacDonald shortly midnight Greenwich time was received here late to ilay The message read Airplane passed steamer Hardenberg latitude north longitude west Greenwich meridian time The position of the plane ini dicated that Commander Mac Donald up to that point had been making an average of about 100 miles an hour LONDOjj Oct 18 VDWatchers on this side of the Atlantic today were having an anxious wait for Lieut Com H c MacDonald attempting to span tho Atlantic alone from New found ani in a tiny Moth teat never before accomplished Commander MacDonalda wife up ail night in her Kensington apart ment waiting tor news ot her band while her baby son slept fully At 7 oclock this morntrVahi fftll Balkan i l W brunet anxiety fell noon wao up and about andiilmdlr had donned her hat and coat flyers wife who IB a aim was then showing signs of despite a cheerful smile Waits for irtisband I am all ready dressed you she remarked to a caller because I am waiting to go to the airdrome Al tho I Imvo heard nothing ot my hus band I feel sure that he will make for London and bo here Mrs MacDonald confessed that neivg of the attempt which she heard over the radio last night came as a great shock v Ho has been awfu she said he een on this wouldnt nay much about It to his friends Ha shunned publicity and sent his plane o America In advance so as to avolfl any talk about tho proposed flight Ho has only done about 80 hours lying and I arn afraid he has never lowti at nlglu for more than pernans mlt an hour That wouldnt make ot of difference to htm tho because ho has spent all his life In the navy and Is an excellent navigator Ive never been up flying with my husbaml ami I m not particularly keen to do Italy Oct Jelfa Magglore a communist convict d of assassinating two fasclstl was executed this morning behind tho t onte Buggianesa cemetery Is tho first person to be condemned to death In Italy since 1860 and his execution was in tho form usually reserved for military offenders or wartime traitors Bella Maggiore was tied to a chair A platoon of twelve fascist militiamen fired and killed him outright To the end tho condemned man re fused the last riles of the church which a priest stood ready to admin ister The communist hnd confessed to the tribunal for the defense of the state that ho killed the fascists be cause of their politics Des Moines Beauty Operator Is Arrested DES MOINES Oct IS u Di Straw an operator In a Des Moines beauty parlor Is under arrest charged with practicing cosmetology Wtliaut a stiite license Ho pleaded lot Biillty on arraignment and was on bond for hearing Oct 3 Tho arrest is the first In the state mdor the new cosmetology act Report 70 Persons Drowned in China SHANGHAI China Oct IS Seventy persons were ilinwned accord IR to reports from Tientsin when wo coasting of the Jhlnn Merchant Steam Navigation company ollided near Taku UNREPORTED LONDON Oct 18 a strong wind and squally weather off the coast of Ireland this morning ex ports were wondering It Lieut Com IT C MacDonald would be to force his tiny Moth plane thru to ravfnty and complete tlis first solo night to Rngland from America The plane a midget compared with others that havo tried and failed to make the transAtlantic hop at IT a London time had not been re TURN TO PACK 22 COLUMN 1 AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen Sallie has got the kind o husband that thinks econ omy means savin in the kitchen sos he can smoke better   

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