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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 23, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Fair tonight and probably Tuesday Not much change in temperature Light frost probable tonight AND MASON CITY North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the L XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APRIL UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 169 REMEN REPAIRS REACH GREENLY ISLAND hio Scene of Hoovers First Delegate Fight lUST NOT USE mm NAME 0 P WARNED Buckeye State to Select City Delegates on Tuesday April With millions ot eyes turned lo rd Ohio where tho first real skir FI of the preconvention prcslden campalgu will be fought in to rrows primary final preparations under way for aweek of unpre lented choosing of delegates to the nsas City and Houston conclaves ins states including Ohio where Hoover will contest against field for the states 51 delegates the republican convention June 12 two territories will hold republi primaries and conventions during week and when the shouting and nting Is over only 3S9 of the republican and 456 out of the democratic presidential delegates L remain to be selected eginnimy today in Rhode Island the democratic convention will Io a delegation of 10 tho voters have entrusted national convcn credentials to 216 more rcpubli s and 202 additional democrats by lo Saturday rolls around Added already picked the totals will read republican delegates democrats 614 Tuesday Will Bo Day Besides in primaries also eld tomorrow lp swell the rispUBllcan delegate ial by 171 aiid the democrats by due to the absence ot contests ncipal attention will bo focused on battle to be waged by Hoover ces In the Buckeye state The rest tuo week will see democratic dele es chosen In Kansas and Hawaii 1 republican delegations completed Oklahoma and Michigan and se ted iu Nevada and Arizona Joover now leading his nearest op by a comfortable tho republican nomina first test of orrows Ohio primary th of Senator Willis edged to the latter have y would support if elec such candidates and others as tden Bawes CoolWgre Curtis or Thus the Hoover and auti over factions are lined up squarely dust each other and while botl V3 are claiming victory the indl tons point to a split delegation pawes Name Mentioned Again a native Ohioan whose no bobs up every now and then ii preconvention talk even tho he declared liimeelC not in the race the spotlight more prominent Lilian ever today with the develop cnt at ColunVbus that the original Iillis delegates in the Cincinnati bad como out openly tor the president fflhe possibility of Bawrs name be in on ballot IS seen in this organisations in V fctlons not only to support the slate of candidates in the hope thus furthering Dawes1 nomina but to favor him in the prefer by writing In his name nllke the republican fight tho democrats will go thru the rath lerfunctory procedure of selecting egates committed to former Sen i TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN S Will Rogers INDIANAPOLIS you know I wrote you the other day about a wonderful wo man politician Mrs Iluth JleCor mlclc of Illinois daughter MMIH Hanna who has sines been iom inated Well there is a live democrat woman too And thats Ruth Bryan Owen daughter of William Jen nings Bryan She is ruhning for congress in Florida from the Miami district and she is another woman that really belongs in politics That will be two daughters of two great politicians Who are llic republicans going to nominate for president They arc liable to furnish the comedy this year Well Sinclair cumo clear Now if his horses in Maryland can just prove they arc innocent Yours WILL KOGERS Copyriglit 1838 STEWART AND SINCLAIR ARE CALLEDAGAIN il Man Given Anothe Chance to Tell About Bond Deal ient Low gin for 4 jn faces his Wcngth in torn Vnco the deatl pie jicated the BROT REPAIRS TO BREMEN To the left Is Bernt Balclien who with Maj lames Fitz maurice transAtlantic flyer lew from Seven Islands to Greenly Island hearing spare parls for the damaged German plane Bremen The two left Seven Islands early Monday nioni iiiK aflcr it was found that Floyd HcuncU would not he aide to malco he trip duo to illness Tho two landed at Greenly Is six hours after the start from Seven Islands trav eling about 500 miles It is ox peeled that tho repairs on tlio Bremen will be made immediately and he plane to Seven Is lands where it ill be refueled for ils trip to Nciv York Above is tlio Ford trlmotorcd plane which the flyers used Wilkins Polar Plane Is Spitzbergen POINCARE FALLS IN EARLY VOTE French Premier Expect ed to Continue to Hold Majority PARIS April drift to TreiT S Parkes Cadman and Radio Head Praise Service of A P strongj tier Polucare with the disintegration of the parties opposed to him was indicated to have taken place in the national election With but eight districts missing tho premier appeared certain to end with a majority in the chamber of dep uties sufficient to enable him to com plete his program of financial rehab ilitation One hundred and seventynine dep uties were elected on the first ballot Of these tlio Poincare union govern ncnt was sure of 1150 and counted upon 13 others to support it In at least 45 constituencies no candidate received the majority neces sary for election and a second vote will be taken for these scats next Sun day At tills time the candidate with tho highest plurality will be declared elected The eight missing constitu encies are in the colonies Unable to Find Trace of OftMentioned Arctic Island OSLO Norway A pi 11 Capt George H Wilkins who made a perilous flight across Arctic wastes to explore them was icebound at Green Harbor Spltzbergcn today Radio advices said that he and his copilot Carl B Elclson could only leave the northern outpost of Europe as they had come from Point Barrow airplane Tho Lockhped Vega plane of the Wilkins expedition was slightly damaged when it landed on tho ice t Green Harbor on Sat urday Tle iao pack which prevents ships from reaching the flyers haven ex ends for many miles to sea No ves sel can approach until the general thaw loosens it and this does not seem F line GlobeGazette Offers Flying Facts in Booklet Form J The how and why of aviation In facts and figures and with are contained in this fyjptodato booklet from our Wash ington information bureau Ig It answers scr ot the ques fions about avlatioj which occur to Vnry American every day Are you IJII informed on this great and j owing industry its history Its Resent development Its possibil fts Has your town an airport tho air mail reach you coupon and 8 cents brings important booklet April Sinclair was summoned to clay to appear before the senate Tea pot Dome committee for qucstionln ibout tho Continental Trading con anyIjlberty bond profits The subpoena was issued within I hours after tho acquittal of wealth oil operator by a District of Colun jury on a charge of conspirac to defraud tiic government in conue tion with the Teapot Domo naval o reserve lease Sinclair on Vacation Sinclair with bin family is taking a vacation on tho operators Tlaucocay farms in New Tersey having pro ceeded there yesterday after the ver dict of not guilty had been returned by the jury What is Sinclair to be questioned about Senator Walsh ot Montana the committee prosecutor was asked Well it is assumed that ho knows something about the Continental Trading company was the re ply Tho senator then explained that Sinclair was assumed to have received fourth part of the profits the Continental whereas thus far ho committee bad traced only ahAut of the sbarc which was assumed the oil operator rc eived I do not think he will claim Im nunity observed tho senator vith a Krnile Stewart Also Summoned Sinclair was directed to appear be ore the committee tomorrow at the iame time that bis associate in busi ness Robert W Stewart chairman the board ot the Standard Oil com pany of Indiana is to return for fur her examination as to his knowledge of the Continental Trading company bonds Upon his last appearance before the senate committee recently Sinclair re fused to answer questions and as a result he is under sentence o three months m the District of Co lumbla jail Stewart likewise refused to answer certain questions when he appeared and he will be brot to trial on May 21 on an Indictment charg ing contempt oE the senate 30 KILLED IN 9REGIANQUAKES Material Damage Runs High in Series of Shocks 2 Towns Ruined ATMKXS Greece April A t least uO persons Killed and heavy ihateriul damage enured ira a scries oC have been shaking1 tho last 21 lia being1 m tho Greece tin ring l ho heaviest damage towns oE Corinth and Uredcric 1 Hasliin Director Mason City GlobeGazette formation litirenu JnshltiKUin D C I enclose herewith C cents In Sn or for a rnpy of the iVIATION HOOKLET ircct More than 20 separate shocks vary ng in strength were felt over the cloponesus Reports from Corinth stated that 20 persons were killed here and that the population in terror spent the whole night in the open The local power house was de stroyed and the town was In darkness There were possibilities of further deaths as complete chock up was vir ually impossible in the confusion At least SO per cent of the houses n Corinth were destroyed and many of the remaining buildings were in n ianperous condition The prison col nf iho schoul who have breii excavating the ciU oC old Corinth which was dcslioset by an earthquake in ISTiS and lies three miles from the new city Eire be lieved to be safe Old Corinth was a historic city ot ancient Greece Members of NewsGathering Organization in Annual Meeting in N Y NEW YOTUC April members of tho Associated Press gath ered for their annual luncheon and meeting were told today how their organization and their profession ap icared to a noted clergyman and to Uio of lha worlds greatest broadcasting chain and listened to a brief word oC appropation from their president Tho speeches were broadcast thru NV 1 and the affiliated network of stations of the national broadcasting company liadio Head Spenhs Milton IT Ayleswovth president of tho National Broadcasting company told the assembled publishers and edi tors his ideas of tho relation of radio broadcasting to the gathering and dis tributing oC news The Rev Dr S Parkes Cadman riejct Sunday may stem the tide toward Polncare somewhat If the socialists and radicals are able to get out their votes Tho basis tho vote In d tricts where there was no majority yesterday however were that the union government would have a solid majority Supporters of Poincare pre dieted that this would exceed 100 ikely until the middle of May The nessages staled extreme cold pre vailed and a fresh snow had fallen The thermometer stood at 15 degrees jelow zero fahrcnhelt Forced Down by Snows Captain Wilklna in making the first flight from Alaska to Europe was forced down by snowstorms and tem pestuous weather on the uninhabited island of Docdnmiisoelra Dead Mans Ho and Eiclson were ma rooned thero for flvo days as they awaited favorable weather Tor a take off for inhabited land On Saturday condkxms became fa vorable and they hopped off again They arrived at Green Harbor on Istjord Ice Fiord without further dlt ticulty at 11 a1 m Both Captain Awaking luid Eleleoi are in goocJLhealtlu and comfort during their Jnvoluntar stay at the harbor which Is not fa coal mines persons liv PLOT TO KIDNAP FILM STAR FAILS PICKETS OUT AT DES MOINES HILLS TRIAL TARTS AGAIN prcsidentof the federal council of the Churches oC Christ in America Ihe members that the Associated Press by blending of sound huslnesf scnso with unselfish aims and integ rity and efficiency in administration had achieved an tmprcccdonted pro ceduro in the annals of your profes sion and one not often equaled by ganizatiuns avowedly Noyes publisher of the Washington Htar and president of the Associated Piess spoke briefly in com mendation of the purpose and methods of the organization No Dr Cadman said that tho record of tho AssociatedPress offers no apolo gies and requires no defense I cannot refrain from wishing that ail periodicals including those belong ing to the churches had learned your lesson How to be strong without rage without overflowing com mands intellectual respect and instills tho moderation which Is ultimate Dolores Del Rio Was to Have Been Held for TOS ANGELES April Examiner today says Dolores Del Rio Mexican film star liaa been marked as the vicLini oC a kidnaping plot for tho last two months and that two men and a woman have been under arrest for several iays in connection with the allcecd abduction scheme Details ot what is aaid to be the lild naping plot weic disclosed by Captain of Detectives Homer Cross who taken personal supervision of the in vestigation One of he three under arrest is Rosa Ayala 34 a former maid em ployed by the actress and whom the officers say was discharged by Miss Dol Rio after a diamond ring had disappeared One o tho men is Gustavo Carillo 27 Mexican univer sity graduate from the year where several hundred thruout the year The Xew York Times today printe dispatch from Captain Wilkins I which he said no sign of an islani was seen where 1eary Stefannson ani IMacMIlIan had ihot I hero might h land It was too dangerous to de scene and take soundings The Angelca Examiner in a copyrighted article today said tha Captain Wilkins next great fliprh ivould ha over the uncharted waste of the Antarctic May llace With Byrd T K Northrop engineer who de Srned IVilkins plane and a few as soclates In disclosing the pinna sail they were far enough advanced t make It certain that the flyer wouli be back in Los Angeles in four o five weeks This indicated the possibility of race between two exploring cxped tions in south polar c Wilkins with a seaplane and that o Commander Kichard E Byrd wit three planes EKWIN LARSON Democratic leaders of north eastern Iowa have united upon Krwin Larson of Charles City as Ilicir bannercarrier next fall In the campaign tor district repre sentative G N Hangen nf Xorthwowl recently filed his papers asking for n sixteenth term and 1 A Nelson of Decorah lias announced that he will oppose Mr Haugen in tlie republican pri maries in June Mr Larson is an attorney with an excellent war record He has announced he will make a viRorous campaign be tween nnw anrt next November MILLONS JOIN BALCHEN END FLIGHT TO DAM AGED PL ANE Chamberlin Will Escort Atlantic Flyers to New York MONTREAL April the Canadian Ford rolieC plane carrying apart parts to the marooned transAtlantic mono plane Bremen landed on Greenly Is land at eastern standard time this morning thft Marconi company here announced The relief plane piloted by Bernt Balchen and Maj Tames Fitzmaurics Irish mamber of the Bremens craw eft Seven Islands Almost 500 way from Greenly Island clock thia rnorning Bennett Taken to Hospital The relief left Detroit Friday morning and reached Lake Ste Agnea one hop 800 miles In about hours Floyd Bennett in charge of he expidition fell ill there oC pneu nonia and had to ba taken to a hos pital in Quebec Balchen punhad on yesterday to Seven Islands and an early start this morning for Greenly Island carried varlouf partB for Bremen i well at supply of fuel Major Fitzmaurice who Hew out to civilization to get aid for his German comrades Baron Von Huene feld and Captain Ivoehl also packed into tho relief plans food ctothlns and smoking materials for marooned aviators TVith Balchen In on the Ug of Yorfc newspaperman Carrj8 Junkers Mechanic RULE OHJH1NA Oriental Wars Polar Flight and AntiWar Pact Holds News Spotlight Kr OSCAR I1 Cable Editor Brief rlisnalclies from China last week indicated a snvitge flareup of the war between the north and south For tho moment the southerners have much the letter of the battle One northern army numbering many thousands is reported to have been destroyed Several cities on the roart to Peking the objective ot the southerners have been occupied Nearly a million men are said to be j days wns rushed to the Jeffrey Hale Carrying a Junkers mechanic and parts and fuel for the German plane lrltzmaurice and Balcben forced to land at Seven Islands Sunday attor early morningtakeoff from the Lake Ste Agnes airport ncnr hum Tho flyers had hoped to win thru to the Bremen In onehop Alrearty delayed by the illness of Floyd Bennett who flew thfl rolfof plane here from Detroit the Irish com mandant nnd 1m companion had a battle against as the spring weather threatnpri to soften tho ice mflking a takeoff at Greenly Island difficult Bennett Pneumonia Bennett who rose from a alck bed to attempt to carry aid to Captain Koch and Baron Von Ilucncfeld held j prisoner on Greenly island for 11 CORRECTS THEORIES XEW YORK April rrported nr imagined masses of land TURN TO PAGE Jfi COLUMN 8 Our Weather Man Defense of Streator Youth Wants Boy Freed From Jail OTTAWA April With a new brace of attorneys Harry Hill youth accused of slay ing his mother Mrs Eliza Hill last August and burying her body In the F1 1 1 n Ml D i 1 J t basement of her Streator home went Federal DUllding ratrOled by on trial for the second time for Order of Federation of Labor DES MOINES April Pickets were placca at the new federal building today by organized labor of Dos Moines John CLewis president of the State Federation of Labor who de layed departure of a trip to Washing lake ton until Tuesday night will charge of the arrangements for pick eting ho said While In Washington Lewis will protest to department of labor that ho Stanford Construction com pany broke nn agreement nnidc In Washington lo use union labor on Hie structure FORMER CROWE WORKER SLAIN Assassins Fire at Chicago Investigator Thru Bed room Window CHICAGO April gun assassins standing on a soapbox und firing thru v bedroom window slew Ben Newmark formerly an In vestigator for tho states office early today Xcwmaric was preparing to rciiiC when ho was shot down His wife hearing the shots ran lo the bedroon and found her husbands body lying on tho floor He had been shot In the abdomen Asldo from Ihe soapbox still in place below the window thru w New mark was shot police had no clew Burglars or enemies made dur ing his years as a law enforccmen C M chiperfiold if Canton and j officer may have Hlain him officer liultcrs of Jttavtu ft miivdcr The first jury disagreed after a trial lasting two mouths rind tho second trial may Itist twice that long attor neys said Selection of a jury tuny not start for several dnys it was indicated when attorneys slid tbry had several mo tions to make first including one by Hills counsel lhat ho be dismissed be cause he had been in jl for months and had not been brot to trial promptly Following the nrctdenlal death by drowning of Scnalor ONcil Browne on I ho last day of i I ills first trial tho oilier attorneys withdrew toilny was represented by Globctjflnette weather figures for hour period ending at oclock 1 m Monday hl Sunday 1 Degrees Iowest in Night 23 Degrees A a m JO Degrees Trace of rain For likeperiod ending nt a m Sunday Highest Saturday 57 Degrees Lowest in Night Degrees Trace of rain April probribly rsn truer to form Saturday and Sunday than in any other IS hour period thus far There was a bright sun an occasional cloud on the scene to hear out Aprils repu tation for oncourngitig the flow ers Monday forenoon for just a fow moments clouds gained an ascend ency and poured out a form of pre cipitation that seemed to be a com bination of rain sleet and hall COOLIDGE WINS IN FLOOD RELIEF Proposed Measure Will Put Cost on States Instead ofU S WASHINGTON April Summoned to thn whito house for another conference on Mississippi flood control Chairman Madden of the house appropriations committee declared today upon leaving that President Coolidge has made all the concessions he intends to offer to supporters of the Jones senate bill Madden scarcely had left the white house when Chairman Reid oC the house flood controlcommittee an nouncfl that his committee had de cidod lo acccdo in part of the prcsi dent Amendments which Reid said thi committee would sponsor on the hous floor will be A provision to place upon tin slates instead of tho federal govern ment the costs of furnishing the righl engaged on several fronts with three drives in progress against the north ern capital lighting Since 1313 The control of China hns been in dispute between the two sections cv r since the empire was transformed nto a republic by the revolutionary ovcrnmcnt in Nanking in 1912 The rovisional constitution provided for York City i complete and definite union but it j An additional vas found impossible for the various lo an agreement on a icrmanont consitulion Ths radical parly led by Sun Tat en set up an Independent military government after dissolution of the aking parliament ana declared a state of war between the north and south The southerners in the pres ent drive ars led by the nationalist commandcrinchieC Chianff KaiShek Capt GeorsB H Wilkins Aus rallan and Carl B Ellsort Alaskan pilot made a daring flight from Point Barrow Alaska to Spltzbergcn They passed over great unexplored regions around the pole This was Captain Wilkins third attempt to carry out this dangerous nir voyage 200 on Mobile Kxpcditloit The Italian aeronaut Gen Umber to Mobile negotiating the first lap of hospital at Quebec by allpinna yester day suffering with pneumonia Commander Richard B Byrd wjiom Bennett accompanied on tho North Pole flight two years decided to comn to Quebec from Boston alarmed bv reports ot his friends illness Mrs Bennett and Dr A L TSarach lung specialist were summoned from New air escort for Bremen on her way to New York from Murray Bay has been plannrtl by Clarenca Chamborlin and the New York Daily News Chamberlin to Join Escort Chamberlin Is flying from Hartford to Murray Bay to await GermanIrish crew of the Bremen there and escort them on rest of their Journey In addition to tho repairs and furl for the German plane the Forfl belief ship carries a wellstocked larder which will give the German members oC the Bremens crow a refreshing taste of civilization once more Their Irish comrade has already known tho TURN TO PAGE 16 COLUMN 8 TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 1 Morris Heath Thornton Grocery Store Owner Dies THORNTON7 April G licath a long time resident of thic town and a grocery slorc owner for number ot years died Sunday at his home following an illness of about two weeks Xo arrangements for the funeral have been announced pcrnl Ing word from a son ifo is survived by his wife and three children of way for levees on the main stcn of the Mississippi river froin Cap Girardciu to the Gulf ofMcx CO The climiuation of a section c tlm mcTsitio which would make the federal government liable for damages to railroads which traverse the paLii of tho proposed floodwnys in Arkansas Lottfslnna and Missouri The addition of a clause a few iiTinutrs then the sun was solving the government from k on job Changeable April nhtbiliiy during future floods Northwood Farmers Seek Places as Supervisors NOaTTI WOOD April Buth and 10 Wright both of North wood have announced themselves nw candidates for the office of supervisor from the hint district Worth county John Johnson IVcr Creek township present incumbent dofiines in j the office for another term AUNT HET By Robert Guillen Its all bosh about the boys pettin just as much in the old days A givl wore so many pins a petter would of thought he was in a briar ;