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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 12, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Mostly cloudy tonight and Friday probably rain or snow flurries in tx trema west portion colder In west por tion Friday AND MASON CITY North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASKD W1RB REPORT MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY APRIL UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 160 BREMEN FAR OUT JWER OCEAN rfc Why Should I Resign Asks Chicagos Mayor IENEENWINNERS MAKE PLANS FOR FALL CAMPAIGN V iLater Returns Add More j Gains to Victors in Illinois CHICAGO April matter how severe the ballot drub bing administered to his America First ticket in Tuesdays state wide primary election Mayor Thompson has no Intention what ever ot resigning Why should I resign hs asked The question arose thru a cam paign statement in which the mayor was quoted as saying that he if the Thomp son candidate States Attorney Crowe failed republican nomination He failed V April V only a few county contests left in doubt along with the exact figures of the vast majority by which the Low denDeneenEmmerson republican fac I Kioii defeated the SmallThompson wing in Tuesdays primary tha IV winners todaymoved to plan for the Will Rogers CLEVELAND Ohio April See where Henry wouldnt visit In Ireland till they took their tariff off something or other That ought to keep everybody from visiting this country I think Unole Henry has a tough time competing with those Jaunt ins cars In Ireland Ho can make a billion cars but he will never make one as good aa thosa little donkeys No overhauling no tire trouble ivo carburetor adjusting no insurance no depreciation no upkeep and they can carry moro and pull more than any Ford ever built In fact those donkeys whore Ford got Ms Idea bt his car via Ireland Tours ROGERS Copyright MEREDITH WILL APPEAL RESULT TO CONVENTION i Vlarsh Waterloo Thinks Des Moines Man Has Slight Chance sbveniber campaign and investigation If Clucago conditions HAUGEN MEASURE IS HEARING VOTE IN UPPER HOUSE Senate Expected to Come to Decision on Brookhart l TRIO FACING DANGERS OF OCEAN HOP TO N Y w A3HINGTOM April Presidential politics wera forced Into the background today as far as any delegatechoosing was concerned but ramblings of prospective conven tion contests and the falling In line of additional party workers behind candidates on both tickets served to keep interest alive Today was an off day in the weeks congested primary and state conven tion calendar Yesterday was almost as devoid of such activity North Carolina being the only state to select delegates Hoover claimed three of the four delegates at large chosen and Low den runnerup to tho commerce sec retary in the race for the republican nomination the other Woman lawyer Backs Hoover Hoovers bidfor the nomination at vansas City received another boost isterday Mrs Mabel Walker Wille assistant attorney general in large of prohibition enforcement imlng out for htm because she said TfcRN TO PAGEArf COLtiMM 3 t 1 that crime and politics have s worked together He would require a petition before e would act however heIndicated Was Quiet On the other hand there was but I little directly connected With the pri for official Investigation With the major vote counted it began to be realized that after all Chicago had a comparatively anlet primary despite the record breaking vote and the intense interest Judge Edmund 1C Jareckl said to p day that no general investigation of fraud had been begun but that Iso jlated instances were being looked In f to With only 5S8 on the states missing the monumental majority of Louis L Emmerson sec retary of state over Gov Len Small 1 who sought a third term as chief cxe cutive soared to Car Is trout Had Big Margin Of thomajor contests the margin of Carlstrom over John Bailey for state attorney general was great er The figures were Small Eiumerson Cartstrom Dailey The state leader stood out as Oscar Xelgou who was renominatcd for state auditor by a majority of votes over J H Richmond with of the precincts reported 1 Despite the valiant fight Frank Jj Smith made to achieve a third chance f at recognlzatlon by the United States senate the majority over him for Xiirtls P Glenn continued to roll up ionly ESS precincts missing the another presidential vetp unty stood Smith Glenn I States Attorney Crowe was de feated In the outstanding Cook coun TUBN TO PAGE 10 COLUMN 5 Ottr Weather Man less radicallydchanged tha modlfle McNaryHaugen farm relief bill await cd final action In the senate today with Its sponsors confident of passage Strong hints of a veto have come Trom the white house recently where t was pointed out that the pending measure met many of the objections of President Coolldge Jo the legisla tion passed last sessionf but by no means all of his objections Insurance against presidential ap proval apparently was taken by the senate yesterday in boosting the amount of the proposed revolving fund to be established by the bill fron to lidge already Is alarmed to the poin of a public declaration against the flood control measure because of Its Inroads upon the treasury Boost Approved 42 to 30 The Increase in the revolving fund which would be set aside to assis arm cooperatives in marketing sin plus crops for loans to farmer was approved 42 to 30 on motion o Senator McKellar democrat Tennes see It was supported by 25 demo crats 16 republicans ana the Ion farmerlabor senator while 22 republ cans and eight democrats opposed It Before a final vote ios reached th senate will have an opportunity t vote on the substitute of Scnnto Brookhart republican Iowa propos ing a direct subsidy for farmers The Brookhart bill makes no prov sion for use of the controversial izatlon fee which has been declare unconstitutional by the admlnlstra tion Ho would have the governmen sustain any losses met by the farmer In marketing surplus crops llmltln this loss to a total of Would Equal Railroad Gift This he says would spproxlmat the amount given by tho governmen to the railroads when they were r turned to private control Another amendment approved ye terday would remove freah vegetable and fruits entirely from the scope the bill It waa proposed by Sena to Copeland democrat Xew York as modification of the amendment Senator Neely democrat West VI ginia which would have relieved veg tables and fruits only from provision relating to marketing agreements or the equalization tec 1 IRL GETS HER 4TH PARENTS Baby Pratt Once of Des Moines Adopted by N Y Couple DES 1IO1XES April llo only eight years old Roberta Jane ratt has just acquired her fourth sei if parents The third set of parents Mr and Irs Everett T Pratt of Des Moines vere officially superseded yesterday vhen Polk county district court put ts stamp ot approval on licr adop ion by Mr and Mrs Jefferson Kiel Barnekov wealthy residents of Bronx ville N Y The child was lakeu from the Pratts a year ago in Xciv York nfter Roberta had testified In court that she bad been abused In n otham hotel room by Mrs Pratt The court acqutited the Pratts of cru elty charges but withdrew Roberta from their charge Prior to her sojourn with the Piatts Roberta was Eva 13llen Thompson adopted child of Mr and Mrs David Thompson ot Des Moines who brot suit against tho Pratts to obtain her custody at the time the cruelty charges were investigated Robert was born Roberta Cralger elsht years ago Her mother a widow still resides in Des Moines She and tha Thompsons signed papers wolv Ins all claims to the girl when she be came Brlta Morris Asks Hammill for Iowa Coal Probe DES MOINES April H Morris president of District 13 United Mine Workers of America ha nsked Governor Homniill to Institute a state Investigation of condtlions I the Southern Iowa coal fields lie asserted he has little hope o bringing the United States senate con investigating commutes Into the stnti to drive into the question GlobeGazette weather figures for i24 hour period ending at oclock la ri Thursday I Highest Wednesday 42 Degrees Lowest in NIglit 28 Degress At n in S3 Degress Rainfall 12 of nn Incli With an unpleasant memory of the Bcent warm spell followed by snow nd cold most North lowanS will be bntcnt wtih the type of weather li was passed out Thursday The out of the northwest was chilly there was a bright sun and in thcr respects conditions were reason ably pleasant And theres this con the buds are not receiv ing a false encouragement to he lipped by the frost later The drizxlv lain which descended orning left a bit more than a tenth Birger as Death Nears Seeks to Ease Conscience ah Inch ot precipitation rain gauge in trie Convicted Slayer Offers toj Give Full Details of Price Murders April Offering to tell the full story of the murder of Price state highway patrolman nnd his wife Charley Bir ger who in to die tomorrow on the gal lows today asked tho state board of pardons and paroles for a short exten sion of life The offer thru A rile Bnswcll states attorney of Williamson county whcro several members of the Birger gang were indicted for the Price mti dcr Boswell said he talked tor Birger 1 the Franklin county Jail and Birger had told him enough make it worth while in the Interest of the people to prolong the giin sters life until the complete story the slayings hail been obtained The parole board after hearing vigorous opposition from States A toruey Roy Martin of Franklin count who obtained the conviction of Tiirg for tho murder of Mayor lno Allan nt Wept City went Into cxccutl session The world watclitrig tlia attempt of Irish flyer to conquer the Atlantic by nlr on he east towest route which started early Thursday morning from Baldonnel airport Ireland by lie Junkers plane Bremen shown above In theparly ore CoT lames Fitzmaurice pilot rig lit end of the Irish Free State nir forcus nnd Rsroii Von Huenefclil above the backer of the flight ana Capt Herman Koohl above right relief pilot The trio is expecting Miichel field New York sometime Frldiiy noon Last reports old of the Bremen speeding out from Ireland to the northwest across thn Atlantic GERMANS AND IRISH AIR CHIEF SIGHTED ON WAY TO NEW YORK Plane Gets Away After Uncertain Start From donnel Airport Flyers Expect to Reach Desti nation by Friday Noon BULLETIN ST JOHNS N April flying con ditions in the Newfoundland area were forecast early thts morning altho when the report was given out the weather here was excellent The forecast predicted an easterly gale with rain TITTJ T FTIN NEW YORK April three aviators In ttaf Bremen have picked a time of favorable winds for their tranw Atlantic flight but will find wintry weather still prevaiHngji Dr James H Kimball of the United States weather who has advised all of the ocean flyers from this side sai today By the Associated Jress THREE dauntless airmen following a trail on which all predecessors five men and two women died were umably more than halfway across the ocean this afternooi n the latest attempt to traverse the airline of the north antic never yet spanned from east to west by an airplane The Junkers monoplane Bremen with its crew of Germans and one Irishman Took off from Baldonnel airdromd near Dublin at eastern standard time this morning ana vheh it was last seen over the western coast of Ireland it ha maintained a speed of 90 miles an hour Should Be About If this speed was continued over the ocean the Bremerfc would have been at just about midocean at this afteriS alter the takeoff Weather over the first leg of the ocean route was reported to be excellent with less favorable conditions ahead off that grand banks The flyers Baron Ehrenfried Von Huenefeld sponsor and Capt Herman KoeHl and Col James Fitzmaurice pilots hoped to fly over Newfoundland some time around midnight and reach Mitchel field about noon tomorrow but it was recognized that adverse winds might delay the arrival several hours i Mailo Uncertain Start Irish LANE CRASHES CAUSE5DEATHS hip Dives Into Mississippi Another Falls in Texas By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Two airplane crashes In Texas and ouislana have coat the lives of five yer When their plane nosedived into the lississippi river near Baton Rouge yesterday Lieut Kenneth Boyrt ashington and Corp Krnest Coch VanMetre S were illed in an unsuccessful attempt to parachutes in a foot jump or lite Engine trouble was believed o have been the cause of the accident Lieutenant Boyd met Instant death hen hurtled to the river bank The ody of Corporal Koch waa recovered rom the water Three men met death in an attempt fly across the plains country In Texas when their pinna crashed at an aolated spot south of Kent They vera F L Drew Fort Worth Tex D M Lawson deputy United States marshal and Edward G inapp Ypsllantl pilot Cowboys found the wreckage o their monoplane yesterday It Is tho the crash occurred Monday noon Ranchers believed a landing had been attempted The plane t have left Ryan field San Diego Cal Saturday Deadlocked on Nominee Stern Wins First Tilt Over Pitt Democrats Select Burke AL60NA BANK PAYS BULLETIN R H Miller Examiner in Charge Mails 10 Per Cent Dividend April H Miller examiner in charge of the closed County Ravings bank at Algona Is today mailing checks In payment of a 10 per cent dividend to all depositors of the bank The total of the checks will bo in excess of This hank one of the largest in the state to close failed Nov 1 1927 BfXKFS April Reconvening at t oclock this afternoon the ninth district re publican convention rcftumcxl its Tajik of lircakinp Hie deadlock on Hie selection of a nominee for cousrcss At this morning when Ihe convention recessed 80 ballots been completed The onJy variation in bal loting was when Adalr and Audu bon counties who have no fav orite sons in ho race for nom ination split heir votes between the three lending candidates YY O Italcllff or Montgomery coun ty Henry J Peterson of Potta wattamle nnd Willis L Stem of Harrison COUNCIL BLUFFS April AP Tha ninth congressional district re publican convention today put on the second act of a revival of its time honored deadlocked battles to select a Congressional nominee after failing In five ballots yesterday In name a con testant In the June 4 election to seek I lie seat vacated by resignation of William R Cceen The convention look virtually entire first day to dispose of a contest for Ilia Harrison county delegation seating delegates supporting Willis Stern slate republican chairman over a slate pledged to Milton B Pitt The action taken by a 94 to 13 vote vir i lually eliminated Pitt who received no votes on the first five ballots Stern Objections Iphold Sterns contention that the Harrison inty convention which Instructed for Pitt was illegal on the ground That the chairman ruled wrongly in holding that only delegates present vote was upheld by Ihe conven KLAN FRIENDS DENY CHARGES iVitness Say Parading Mem bers Carried No Guns or Clubs PITTSBURGH April Many witnesses took the stand In fed eral court here today and denied that members of the Ku Klux Klan were Irmed or stirred up trouble with citi zens of Carnegie on tho night of riot in 1923 when one klansman was The witnesses were called by the ICIan after five former inernhers rest ed their case Hay Bowser of New Kensington testified people lined along the route of ttse paradingKlansmen sneered at them John II Connaughton ot Wash ington chief counsel for the Klan asked Bowser and other witnesses whether the Klansmen carried any guns clubs or other Implements in Carnegie and each replied John Ogle New Kensington Pa testified after Klansmen and citizens clashed at a bridge leading into Car negie Sam D Tllch then grand drag on of Pennsylvania ordered them to return to a nearby field to avoid any fmther jOgle said three or four guards car rying revolvers in holsters were sta tloncd nhout the field the onlei The W C T U is to ask all candi dates wet or And be cancli rtalix llkrly will answer Vcs and News held a demonstration before marching into Carnegie Henry 1 Peterson Pottawattamle county led the first five ballots hav ing his countys big delegation while tils remainder of the support was srattercd between Stern of Harrison W C natcllff Montgomery Hnrry Swan Csss JSelwiuil Wlilte Shelby ncl W II Vincent Giilhric None TCKN TO 1AGK 10 COLUMN 4 WOMAN FIGHTS MEXICAN TROOPS Feminine Militarist Confer Colonelcy on Herself to Lead 150 CITV April lo Kl Ifnivcisnl today sal that a woman named Agripina con ferrecl upon herself the title of colone and followed by 160 men took th field against the government in tl illstrict of Colon state ot Querotaro Agripina anxious to turn foree from Infantry Intrf cavalry attacked Los ranch and seized 30 Rho mnrohcd towtml Guanajuato nnd from there it reported that she was threatening a ranch at Clil chimenuillas Free State April the aspirations of two nations for IransAtUntic flying honors the silver grey German monoplane Bremen sped westward today on what was hoped to bo the first spanning of the Atlantic from east to west by air plane Essaying the same feat seven avia tors have lout their lives since last May Terrorstruck spectators saw tho heavily laden plane speed along the runway but fail to rise at first After running 900 yards it took the air at 38 a m eastern standard The flight some miles if successful is expected to terminate at Mitchel field New York early to orrow afternoon Seen Going Out t Sea Two hours after the start tlie Gal runaway cart ay coastguards the Bremen go iff strong well out over the Atlantic id noaflcd in a northwesterly llrec on The coastguard saw tha plane pass g over Costello Galway at avlng traveled tlie 135 miles between iaUIonnel and that point at the rate t about 60 miles an hour At the controls were Capt Herman Coel German war flyer nnd night ying expert and Col Jamas Fits laurice commandant of tha Free Hate air force who will alternate us Hots at four hour Intervals Behind hem sat Baron Ehrentrled Gunther on Huenefeld his last pfennig stakul n the venture during which ha will nan the fuel pump cook and he log Xevcr had tho plane been testci vitlt Us full load of litres of fur tud its peculiar umlflrcarrlago untl t started up Ihe sloping runway Fif y men armed with axes hatchets antl fire extinguisher irdernd to Ihclr stations along lh1 ready to jump into mmeiliatr ictian plioulil lisnsler Ofrnr OnsgravcWatches Start ctiitarx Including President Cos s and other Kree Stain notables fiact a mliiule of heart breaking agony is the made its first moil rush along the runway The ma was shrouded In a cloud of swirling from tlio road hohiml tho starting point Ip the slope It raiert to the crest at tlio yard mark where It was calculated Mint It Rhtnilil tnkrthe nlr Then the piano starloil careening flown the slope on tho other sldo nnd disappeared from tho view of at the starling point who fly nn men who flying were ot failure to LOG OF BREMEN THK ASSOCIATED PRESS April 11 n Eastern standard time left Bnlilonnel ntr rlome near Dublin Ireland for America n over Cos tollo west coast or Ireland dis tance IM miles DISTANCE FACED Costcllo to Hnrlior Grnce N over water approximate airline miles Harbor Graco to Mltchet field N land and water about miles under tho tail whirled like Weather Perfect Tho plane rose Hlugglshly beyouit ho limits of the nlrdome At ths lelght of 200 It turned sraduallj 0 make Hs way thru a saddle in jills five miles away It was perfect flying weather when the Bremen got under way A 10mile wind helped her Into the flif and a dim sun shone on her silvered wlnga In western aky cloudbanks att hut obscured the blue Irish Weather reports toM of almost per fect weather prevailing In tho mldr Atlantic Wns Before tlia start Captain Koel sported the undercarriage minutely TI1HN TO PACK 20 COLUMN B off mennt a nawh and alnift reiinln dentil for flio tvin encased hi all motnl ynnlK lrft tlie Riotmd Tho AUNT HET By Robert Guillen I always feel happiest ivhen Im siiifrin the Dox ology or else when I fix a big dinner an see the men folks reach clown an loosen up their ;