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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 22, 1928, Mason City, Iowa                                AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 22 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL EERVICB NO 11 VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPT OVERCONFIDENCE ON1 ANGERHOOVER Assailants Pour Gasoline on Georgian Then Ignite Clothes TWO MEN JUMP ON CAR FORCE MOTORIST our JVictim Waylaid by Pair as He Neared His Home iQAVANNAH Oct 22 Ernest H Sykes 35 lay in a hos pital today his body a welter of severe and his eyesight gone victim an attack of two unidentified assail ants who waylaid him early yesterday a bucket gasoline over him nd applied a match Brot to a hospital here shortly alter Ithe attack Sykea said ha was enroute homo about 4 a m and was set upon by Tils assailants when he had to alow his automobile down in passing ough place in the road The assail nts leaped into the car Sykea de lared forced him from the wheel and halted the motor a short distance the road few paces from his front yard the car was halted and he was forced get out Sykes added It was at point he said that tho gasoline dashed on him and his clothing Mrs Sykea and a neighbor hearing yykes frantic screams rushed to his assistance Sykes told officers he believed he uld Identify one of his assailants i at was unable to suggest a motive for jS attack Sykes resides Clyde about condl Robinson at Lincoln for Night Speech Sioux City Next Stop of Vice President Candidate By BAYMOND Z HENLB Associated Frees Stall Writer LINCOLN Oct 22 braska democrats working strenu ously to put their state in theSmith Robinson column made the visit to of Senator Joe T Robinson today the vehicle for one of the biggest rallies of the campaign On hand to welcome the vice presi dential nominee of their party were former Senator G M Hitchcock him self a candidate at Houston for the presidential nomination and Charles W Bryan brother of the commoner who is seeking the governorship the state Attack Farm Belief Senator Robinson waa prepared to send the host of party workers who had come to hear him speak tonigh In the university of Nebras ka auditorium back to their with additional campaign arguments Among the subjects ho has selected t carry on his middle western campaign were an attack upon the republican farm relief policy and a bid for th support of women voters One ot the questions over which Ne braska democrats are manlfestin great interest is whether G W Norris one ot the senates Inde Debt Ruled Out CONFERENCE IS TO STUDY ONLY BERLINPAYMENT American Angle of Re parations to Be Omitted PARIS Oct 22 c Poln care and Winston Churchill BrJt sh chancellor of the exchequer It loarned authoritatively today have agreed that in the coming dla cusslons of reparations tha question of French and other European debts owed to the United States shall not be discussed They also are agreed that the bes course in preparing for a revision o German reparations payments is to mention no capital sums nor terms o years within which payments shall be made In regard to sums and terms of years Hermann Mueller and Gustav Stresemann respectively chancellor and foreign minister pf Germany hold views identical to those of M Poln care They believe It is useless to talk about how much Germany can pay and when thus confusing and emnar rassing the special committee to which Wreckage of Mail Pilots Plane ty a flat declaration In favor of Governor I The allied governments con olin themselves not quite pure mi iiit i UNITED PRESS FOUNDER DIES IClayton D Lee Veteran Newspaperman Suc cumbs in N J MAPLE WOOD N Oct 22 D Lee formerly presi dent and one of tho founders of the United Press association diad at his fiome here early today He was 63 old Mr Lee was born in Wlllington and was graduated from North iwestern university Ho served in the SpanishAmerican war and after its close became a member of the staff of the Chicago Tribune In 1907 with H B Cook of Citli tornia and John Vandercock of New York ho organized the United Press association and served as president for six years During the World war he was business manager for tin committee on public information a Washington He Is survived by his widow Mrs Etta Gould Lee formerly president o tha New Jersey Federation of Wo mens Clubs and editor of the womans page of the Newark Sunday Cali Mis Virginia Lee a daughter society cil tor of tho Newark Star Eagle three other children Funeral services will held Wed nesday afternoon endent republican group win make will be referred The allied governments ess scepticism on this score At ahy ate the party workers calculated hat Senator Robinson would recog ize the praise Norrls has given some f Smiths speeches by a repetition f the eulogy he spoke for Senator Morris at Hastings light Sioux City Tuesday In expectation that this section voud desire to hear the democratic irlews on farm relief Senator Robln on assembled his facts on this ques ion today for use in his speech to night In his Nebraska speeches al ready delivered he has centered his ittack upon Herbert Hoover and Sen ator Curtis the republican nominees whom he referred as tho men most responsible for the failure of agricultural relief After his speech tonight Senator Robinson will travel northward thru eastern Nebraska toward Sioux City Iowa where he speaks tomorrow night From there he goes to Sioux Falls S Fargo N Duluth and o Des Molnes where next Saturday he will speak over a large radio hookup on the farm relief question this German gpTernmentihas not lated any preoccu pation of tlie governments at present is to form a committeeto draw up general terms of reference Concerningdebts Premier Polncare is described as having said most post Saturday lively that as far as the French gov ernment Is concerned there is no in tention of asking the United States o reduce the debt by a sou His posi tion Is that France has already ac knowledged the debt was paying in stailments on it under the Mellon Berenger settlement and not question the obligation LINDBERGH TO VISIT AIRPORTS Combines Business and Pleasure in Flight to Mexico The GlobeGazette Offers a Booklet About Pickle Making Accurate facts about brine vine gar sugar solutions times and temperatures are guarantees of complete success fn making pickles Prof Edwin LeFevre of the microbiological laboratory of the Bureau ot Chemistry United States department of agriculture is the author ot an accurate simple pre cise booklet telling exactly how to make pickles and make them right Guesswork Is eliminated with this booklet at hand Every house wife will want a copy Use the coupon Frederic J Haskin Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I inclose herewith 4 cent a in coin or stamps for a copy of tlie booklet FERMENT ED PICKLES Name Street Clly State Here Is where the wrecked plane and body of William C Wild Bill Hopson Omaha New YorkCleveland airmail pilot were found in the wilderness near Polk after his piano struck a tree and hurst into flames when lio was apparently trying to fly beloiv a heavy tog while enroute to Cleveland Standing near the wheel of the plane nliove in over alls is Ross Perry Folk who discovered the wreckage and Hopsons body wrapped irround n tree U S Court Wont Rule on Seizures Off Coast ROOSEVELffO LEAVE FOR EAST Search for Rare Animals Is Object of Trip to Asia CHICAGO Oct 22 The odore Roosevelt and Kermlt Roosevelt will head their second zoological ex pedition for museum ot Nat ural History Nov 10 It was an nounced today by Stephen C Simtns director of the museum With Suydam Cutting of New York City they will seek rare animals in practically unexplored mountains and jungles of southeastern Asia The scientists will survey the unknown re gion lying northward of IndoChlna along the gorges ot the Moklng river and abutting on tho borders of Bur ma Slam and Yunnan NEW YORK Oct 22 Charles A Lindbergh flying his fast CurtlasFalcon plane today was com bining business with pleasure On his way to hunt bears in Mexico he was surveying Jandlng fields Before his takeoff from Curtlss field yesterday he said he would make a survey of landing fields for the Trans continental Transport company technical committee he heads Ad vices from Mexico City told of plans for him to go on a bear hunting trip this week with Col Alexander J MacpJnb Lindbergh stopped at umbus Ohio for the night Four Mexican military aviators plan to fly to the border from Mexico City Wednesday to meet their distln gulahed visitor of las summer and escort him to the La Babia ranch Hal Afangum where the bear hunt is to be held The private airplane of thi secretary of war will bo placed at Lindberghs disposal if he should de sire to fly it instead of his own Falcon Lindbergh wore a heavy flying suI Instead of his customery buslnesi clothes and also had a parachute strapped on He carried a box of His Falcon plane is equipped with flares and landing lights for possible descents at unllghtcd airfields or emer gency landings When an airmail pilot he frequently i flew the night mall but had not taken such a trip since his appointment to the board SffKBMMONflS IN PLANE WRECK Part of Valued Airmail Ship ment Found by Souvenir Hunters PRAWKLIN Oct 22 postal inspector today was collecting diamonds which disappeared in a rush1 onthe burned remains of the air mail plane in which a national air transport pilot fell to his death near Polk tho diamonds were part of the mail cargo in the plane Tho plane pilotel by William G Hopson crashed and burned some time Thursday night Wesley X Smith superintendent of malls ot the Air Transport company salvaged mrt of the niall and what he thot was ill of the diamonds and then an nounced that tho plane had been abandoned Souvenir hunters found a few dia monds in the wreckage and the rush was on One man scooped up earth near tho plane wlilph ho took hcme and sifted to find four Some scepticals sold their finds for to only to find they were worth or more When word reached postoffice au thorities William Tafol an inspeclor was sent hero to recover the dia monds Ho obtained a list of those reported to have found diamonds in the wreckage and started collection of the gems The transport company or dered a thoro search ot the wreckage AL SMITH PINS HIS HOPES ON 5 STATESJN EAST Nominee Confident His Trip Strengthened Hold pn Soutb By n HAROLD OLIVER Associated Iress Staff Writer ALBANY N Oct 22 dent that he has lined up under his banner all of the states touched on s mile tour just ended Gov rnor Smith now Is pinning his hope n live strategic Atlantic states wltl total electoral vote of 123 or 10 lea inn half tho number needed to plac Im In tho white house Starting on Wednesday with a peech at Boston the democratic pres lentlal nominee will carry hla fight o Maryland Pennsylvania New Jer ey ana New York making his flna 0 days of campaigningbefore elec on a whirlwind affair closely par llcllng his past gubernatorial battle nishes Only a tentative schedule has been lapped out today beyond tho Boston ddress Subject to change it calls or speeches at Philadelphia next Sat rday Baltimore Oct 29 Newark Oct 1 Brooklyn Nov 2 and New York City Nov 3 Subjects Still TJnlouclieri While labor foreign relations re organization of government and other subjects remain to be discussed by the candidate he has not definitely settled in his mind where ha will take up these particular Questions He has Coastguards Were Outside Rights WASHINGTON Oct 22 supreme court refused today to pas on a new question in prohibition in flrcemcnt challenging the right of federal government to seize foreign vessels outslda tha thceemilo when found to havo on board cargoe intoxicating liquors which had no been listed on a manifest The French auxiliary schoone Mlstenguetto and the British auxi lary schooner Rosie M we seized by tho coastguard tho forme miles oft Long Island with a II quor cargo valued at and th latter 11 miles off Long Island wltl a small cargo of malt and malt II quor Tho federal courts at New Yor City sustained tho government In its contention that the seizures were Ic gal because neither schooner conk produce a manifest covering its car go notwithstanding tho position joth at the time of seizure establish that the cargoes wcro destined for this country In challenging the seizures the cap ains of tho vessels denied that tl United States had jurisdiction to make them outside the three mile lim t when there was no evidence tha contact had been established with th shore and asserted that tho cargoe wcro intended for delivery nt Nassau British West Indies the Mlstmquctt having cleared for that part from St Pierre Mlquclon and the Rosie M having cleared from Shelburne Nov Scotia Wea IOWA FORECAST Tartly cloudy to cloudy Monday night and Tuesday Possibly showers Momlny night Itisinc temperatures Tuesday nml in western portion Monday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at S oclock a m Monday HiKhest Sunday 67 Degrees Lowest in Night 33 Degrees At 8 A M Monday 36 Degrees Trace of Rain For like period ending at 8 oclocli a Sunday Highest Saturday 67 Degrees Lowest in Nielli 43 Degrees Omaha Airmen Fear Disaster for Flyer Enroute Over Iowa OMAHA Oct 22 circles expressed serious concern here today over the failure of Ueutcnan Boswick navy flyer to reach Omaha from the Great Lakes naval training station The flyer left there yesterday nt p intending to fly here via Iowa City Wires to the navy office here Kort Crook airmail field from the com mandant of tha Great Lakes station said that nothing hJyd been heard of Ili os wick Will Rogers NEW YORK Oct Coo idgo broke his long silence and spoke Saturday at the unvelllne of T Civil war monument There was very Ifttle poll tics in his speech It was mostly about war and monuments While heMidnt exactly advocate another war he did speak most highly ot that one between the republicans NOMINEE SURE G 0 P WILL BE VICTOR JOV 6 Candidate in Home Town of Smith for Night Address ROGERS tho democrats But he did come out strongly in favor oC monu ments on ac aount of th N ton address an appeal to the labor elements of that center but he is withholding decision All five seaboard states to be visited by the nominee were In the republican column four years ago Massachu setts with its 18 electoral votes New Yorks 45 Pennsylvanias 38 New Jerseys 14 and Marylands fell under the avalanche ot ballots that swept Calvin Coollclge to victory Governor Smith however is confi lent that he has bright prospects in this vital political region and Is pre paring to bring his best oratorical talents Into play in a supreme effort tn swing all five states into line for the democrats Assessing fhe results of his second campaign tour he said We have pretty well settled the states we have been in from what I can hear Never Doubted Tennessee Of course I never shared the doubt about Tennesseo that was going around I neverbelieved taht was off ha hook or Xorth Carolina either I did not know about Kentucky when we started but I urn satisfied with The governor said Ills optimism also embraced Virginia Alabama Texas rldn Missouri Indiana and Illinois Referring to antiSmith sentiment In of the southern states the nom nce said all that were hoard from In those states are the minor They are loud but not numerically he added Asked if ho would have a mythical while house spokesman if elected the governor replied firmly No sir no sir I shall talk for my self Press conferences granite coming from He favors bigger and better mon uments A little politics sneaked in when he Insinuated that It was the prosperity of the last six years that made the money for the monu ments possible so it was after all another republican achievement Smith spoke in Chicago on oil and corruption If I spoke in Chicago I would speak on Prepare to Meet Thy Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright DEMOCRATS ARE READY FOR BIG By JAMES L WEST Associated Tress Staff Writer BW YORK Oct 22 Hoover declared today that 114 had not the slightest doubt of the out come ot the November election if republicans of the country would con tinue their efforts The only danger Is that of over the republican presiden tial candidate said at a conference with newspaper correspondents at his ho tel This was the first public state ment regarding the outcome of the el ection which Hoover has made sines the inception of the campaign Never haa there been a sreatei1 unity In the republican party In a quarter of a century than at this mo tho nominee said We have an able organization and more zeal being shown than ever Hoover declined to discuss Issues ot the campaign but in response to ques tions ho said prosperity was ona ot the larger issues The republican standard bearer gaid tho probabilities were that on westward trip and final drive ho j would speak inSt Louis Hoover will leave on Oct 30 and will reach his home at Stanford Uni versity on Nov 5 to makea final appeal to the voters over tho radio to keep the republican party In control ot the federal government Robb Here With Healy and Diamond on Way JTHE Cerro Gortlo county uemocratic t central committee has prepara tions completed for the democratic rally to o held at the armory at 8 oclock Monday evening it was an nounced at tho offico of Barney Dunn secretary Winfred 13 Robb former sheriff of Polk county was In the city Monday morning meeting with local demo crats and preparing for the meeting at which ho will be one of the speakers Mike Healy blind orator from Fort Dodge brother of Robert Healy who spoke at the republican meeting antl T B blamond county attorney at Sheldon the others who will appear on tho program will arrive In tho afternoon it was stated Tho speakers and other leaders of democracy In the state will attend dinner at tho Eadmar before the rally The program at the armory will In clude music by the municipal band under the direction of C F Weaver A M Schanke president o f the Cerro Gordo county Smith and Rob inson clflb will preside Nebraska Stock Man Killed in Train Crasl CROOKSTON Oct 22 Will R Mansfield prominent Wlsne stockman was killed and Tom J Harris Merryman stockman is believed to have perished In a rear end collision between two Chicago and Northwestern stock trains three miles west of hero at 1 oclock this morning Two trainmen were injured and three carloads of livestock burned In the wreck which derailed six cars Curtis Joins Hoover in Drive for York Vote YORK Detail Hoover today waa on the home ground of his democratic opponent to wind up his campaign in thi east with an address tonight at Madison Square Garden The republican presidential candi date arrived here last nlprht from Washington so that he might give n full day to conferences with party leaders and aid them In mapping out the strategy for the closing clays of the fight for tho 15 electoral votes of New York state In addition he was to receive vari ous groups of foreignborn voters and delegations from Independent organi zations working on behalf of the re publican national ticket and make an address at a luncheon to which coun ty chairmen and vice chairmen of tho Empire state and many republican campaign workers had been Invited ElIIiu Root to Preside After spending the at his hotel the nominee Is to go to Madison Square Garden shortly before to deliver tho last set speech he will make until he starts to his California home to vote early next week ISlihu Root secretary of state In the administration of President Taft will preside und will first present Vice President who will make his first speech of tho campaign Hoover will start speaking at oclock and tho whole program will carried to the country on an extensive radio hookup New York state republican In charge ot arrangements for garden rally aald there had been OOC applications for the avail able seats They announced that Jn order to accommodate an overflow meeting loud speakers had been up outside of the building Conferences on Schedule First on the rather strenuous pro ram arranged for the republican TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 4 Democrats Offer Reward for Scandal Distributors RALEIGH N 22 Wake county democratic executive committee has offered reward for evidence resulting in the convic tion of nny person for the publication and circulation of slanderous remarks about Governor Smith tho democratic presidential nominee Noted Author Dfcs NEW YORK Oct 22 Newman author of The Hard Boiled Virgin and Dead Lovers Are Faith ful died at the Hotel Schuylcr today DO IT NOW Now first two special registration over and only ono those who failed to net Frirlay or Satur day should avnll themselves of the opportunity to attend to this duty at the city hall Any day this week you can pre sent yourself to thb registrars on tho second floor nt tho city hall and accomplish in two or three minutes what reriiiiro much longer If you wait until next Sat urday CLEARLY YOU ACT AT ONCE Local Service Radio Stations Get Changes WASHINGTON Oct 22 Changes in tho wave iensth assign ments of low power local service broadcasting stations In nil parts of the country were announced today by tho federal radio commission Tho changes effective Nov II are alterations In the assignments an nounced Sept 10 A list of the changes In frequencies and time divi sion requirements included MICK Red Oak Iowa changed from day time on SCO K C to sharing with WIAS of 1420 K C WIAS Ottumwa Iowa clianRort from sharing with KICK on 500 K C daytime to H20 1C C Graf Zeppelin to Be Ready Wednesday NAVAL AIR STATION X Oct 22 Commander W Wicks repair officer in clisirBO of work on the Graf Zeppelin toilny announced that repairs on the cinmaprcrt port fin would he com pleted by Wednesday afternoon Senator Campaigns in Up State While Chief Is in City ENROUTE WITH SENATOR URTIS to UTICA N Oct 22 republican at tack for New Yorks 45 electoral volts toilay brot Senator Curtis the partys vlco presidential nominee Into tho up stato sector while Herbert Hoover was in New York City Senator Curtis speaks tonight at Utlca Wednesday ho speaks at Roch ester This Is Ills second sally into up per New York He appeared at the atnte fair In August at Syracuse The senator has objected to polng into the official homo city of the democratic presidential nominee aiy Ing it is against his way of campaign ing but it Is planned for him to have luncheon at Albany at noon tomor row with party leaders Opening tho final two weeks drive of tho campaign the fi8 year old nom Ince came Into New York state tocijij fncEng a steady Krlnd from now unt rtactlon day hut ho pronounced him self fit and ready to I iosted In Hartford yesterday lie la due in Utica by mldafternoon AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen I dont want no man tellin me how tired he is from settin in front of fan all day when Ive been doin a weeks   

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