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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 24, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Fajr tonight and Wednesday In coming unsettled in west portion Wed nesday not much change In tempera ture frost in east portion tonight AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES North loWas Dally Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED RRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 24 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 170 STEWART ADMITS HE RECEIVED OIL BONDS Sandino Seizes American Gold Mines in Nicaragua LINDBERGH WILL TAKE SERUM TO STRICKEN FLYER Air Hero Asked to Rusn Aid to Floyd Bennett in Quebec BULLETIN CDRTISS FIELD N April Charles A Land borgh the Lone Eagle ot the At lantic took tliD air today to fly as lie never flew before in a race to save the life of a fellow airman Floyd Bennett Lindbergh hopped off at p nu kptTRTISS FIELD N April Charles A Lindbergh expects to fly to Quebec this afternoon TWith antipneumonia serum for Floyd iBennett aviator who is critically 111 in a hospital there Lindberghs plane was wheeled from LO hangar at Mitchel field where he arrived last night from Washington to the flying field here Officials at field said they expected the Colonel to take off within a few It was learned that a request had fomo from Quebec to the Rockefeller oundatlon in New York for the serum nd the Itockefeller organization had appealed to the Guggenseim Fund for Promotion of aeronautics to get quick transportation Harry Guggen heim president immediately asked 7olonel Lindbergh if he would fly vitli the serum to Canada Sure trets Lindbergh eplled aria a rush was made for an 1 to i at field shortly before 2 oclock with notorcycle police clearing the way BREMEN SNOWBOUND LAKE STE AGNES April 24 the Canadian peport received by the Canadian Trans continental Airways here this morn lng salt that the Bremen and the Ford relief piano were storm bound a Greenly Island The messaga received by Rober LCannon of the company said tha w was falling and a strong north least wind blowing at the tiny islanc where the tr anAt an tic plane made a forced landingten days ago The Bremen waa said to have been put In readiness for continuing it tight to New York with the parts car oil to Greenly Island yestarday b e Pord plane i REPAIRS ALL MADE Flight Across Polar Region Over Section Never Befo LAKE STE AGNES Apri today were 1 that the transAtlantic monoplane flremen might reach Mitchel field X late tomorrow night or early Thurs Advices from Greenly Island short ly after midnight said satisfactory repairs had been made and that Cap Koelil Baron Van Huenefeld Major Fltzmaurice would take of dawn for the 700 mile flight here The flight to Lake Ste Agnes wouli about eight hours The latest plans call for a sta vernight here witha takeoff earl tomorrow for New York Weather Conditions Heal Ideal weather conditions were fore cast over the route from Greenly Is Jand Spare parts to replace those dam aged In the landing which brot to a end her ocean flight and fuel t ry tho plane hero were taken t Island by Major Fitzmouric nnd Bernt Baichen in the Ford relie plane Waiting liere to accompany th to New York Is Clarenc New York to German flyer and Edward Kelly represenla ve of Mayor Walker They fie rre from Hartford to glv Iron Von Huenefeld Captain Koch fir Major Fltzmaurico welcome and ilot them to Mltchcl field relief plane mado the 500mile rit from Seven Islands where it been delayed by the weather to j Bremen Jn six and a half hours All Was Ready foivMeclmnlD icythlng was ready at Greenly Junkers mechanic who wan a engcr in the relief plane to start irs on the big German ship imme bent propeller had been re ved the piano had been propped up Igasollne tins and boards In order 5eplaco the propeller and the brok Vinder carriage flyers hero familiar with conditions lOrocnly Island and tho plans for I takeoff visloncd the Bremen being down a runway constructed Dr Luis Culsinler who with fLKN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 3 FORMALLY IN RACE SWOLLEN RIVERS ISOLATE TOWNS LIGHT of Cant George II Willcins and Carl Elelson his pilot over polar wasles from Point Burrow Alaska to Green Harbor Spitz borgcn a region never heretofore seen liy man must go down in his tory as fine of tho most remarkable achievements of the age Tailing off from the Alaskan coast for a small archipelago on tho other side ol tho top of tho world tho flyers mado n nonstop flight of miles ivhero nothing could Imve saved them if they had come down nnfl been unable to rise again Captain accomplishment is tho result of three years dogged attempts Map siiows route 200 miles south ot the North Pole and the route of Commander RicIarSE Byrd vvho flew to the North Polo from Spitsbergen and back and the route of Roald Amundsen who flew ti iVJlkins courtesy of New Yorlc Times MADDEN ALTERS HIS STAND ON Railroads THruout South eastern US Tied Up Damage Mounts ATLANTA April AP Increasing reports of marooned towns evacuated inhabitants anil enormous ilnmngo to highways crops and property trickled out of western Florida and southern Alabuiua today as mail streams from torrential rains ot last week end surged thru tho Inter valleys of lie coastal plain With more than persons driven from thejr homes at Brew ton an Important lumber community a dozen other villages in the territory were isolated from he world with no news their Iiltght April AP River banks in parts of six south ern states have vanished today be neath spring torrents that shot to ward a crest almost overnight to Iso late scores ot towns and villages and cause millions of dollars damage Georgia Alabama Florida Missis and Tennessee felt the scourgo of rising waters in the order named with Florida presenting the most serious flood spectacle in tho evacuation of Caryville Mora than GOO residents fled hurriedly as the Choctawhatchie valley inundation caught them almost unawares They received food and shelter at Bonifay 50 miles away Keport Four Killed Partial reports from Isolated areas showed that four persons had met death one a school who stepped on a live wire at Bradenton and three Negroes who perished In Pan ther creek Ala The torrent that had its inception In almost unprecedented rains of last weekend today had demoralized rail way and highway traffic and up rooted thousands of acres oC spring crops Georgia appeared to have borne the course ulso is shown To the left above is Carl Eiclson tho pilot who is anil a native of Ilaltou N chosen because he had flown over the treacherous Florida JSvcrRlndes frozen Alaskan wastes To tho right Capt George 1 Below plane which was built in Los Angeles The point of special interest to Mason City in this achievement lies in the fact tluit the Lockheed plane UBcd was built by a Los Angeles com headed by Fred IS Kecler of this ciiy hrunt of damage four railroads into Cordelle reported Florida and Ala bama paralyzed and all lilgrhways blocked Eight and a half Inches of rain fell at Biakely now isolated in five hours and at Tipton S 14 inches fell TUUNTO PAGE 8 COLUMN in 2 Goldfield Mans Auto Stolen at Eagle Grove EAGLE GROVE April Dodge sedan belonging to Glen Jfose ley Goldfield was stolen from ils parking piace near a motion picture theater here last night The police and county officers were notified but nr trace of the machino had been found Fertile Women lo Meet FBRTILR April liliir Lutheran Freo church will hold th Ladles Aid meeting at Mrs Hans Pcdcrsons homo May Z Hoovers Ohio Fight at Top of Primary Calendar A P REELECTS FRANKS NOYES Waterburg Publisher Named Vice President at N Y Meeting NEW YORK April directors of tho Associated Press today rcclccted Franlc B Xoycc f the Washington Star president J Pape of the Watcrbury Republican was elected first vice president and Robert Eningr of tho Neyf OrleansStates second vice president Kent Cooper was reelected tary Jackson E Elliott was reelected assistant secretary and J Youatt was reelected treasurer The executive committeo was elected as follows Mr Noyes Adolph S Ochs New York Times Clark Howell Atlanta Constitution Robert McLean Philadelphia H Anthony New Bedford Standard K Lansing Ray St Louis GlobeDemo crat and Klbert 11Baker Cleveland Plain Dealer Will Visit in Mitchell 31 ITCH ELL April Eila Smith and Mrs Kmma Drake arc rx peeled to arrive April 2G tho former from Evanston and the lattci from Kanbovn where they have spent a portion ot the winter Will Rogers CHICAGO April Chi cago Is sure quiet Only two mur ders headlined today and Knglish mcn are allowed to usetheir own accent again Tho league of women voters is hero In convention demanding these planks in tho next platform Democratic women want birth control for republicans and repub lican women wint equal corrup tion for bulb SOXPS WILL KOGKItS Copyright I028 Three States and Alaska Are Selecting Party Delegates By THE ASSOCIATED IRESS With the presidential primaries on todays political calendar in three states and the territory of Alaska tho fight In Ohio for delegates to the republican convention held chief in terest largely becauso of Its bearing on HerbertHoovers candidacy Due to a lack of contests tho balloting In Pennsylvania and Massachusetts at tracted loss attention Two Slates In Ohio In Ohio one slate of 61 delegates is pledged to the commerce secretary the other since tho death of Senator Willis lias shown leanings toward a dozen republican presidential possibilities including Lowden and Dawes Tho democratic organization slato of 48 delegates in Ohio Is com mitted to former Senator Atlee Pom ereno for first choice It had opposi tion in only two districts Pennsylvania will have unlnstructerl delegations of 79 delegates at Kansas City and 7G at Houston whilo tho re publican delegates from Massachusetts will number 39 and the democrats 36 Only a few contests were to bo set tled todayat the polls in cither state Floor Leader Reverse Position After Talk With Coolidge WASHINGTON April Chalrman Madden of the house appro riations committee who lias bee one of the leaders in the housefigh o revise tho senate Jones flood con tvol bill to meet President Coolidge objections suddenly announced toda hat he was prepared to support th measure despite tho fact that les than 24 hours ago lie declared h vould vote against it Madden intimated that hs changed his position because Mi Coolidge had altered his opinion one of the major re eetoa yesterdayny liouso supporter of tho senate bill The chairman said that in view o new information on the hardship hat might result on communities southern Illinois southeastern Mis sour and Ijouislana as a result states rather than the federal govern ment carryingout this part of th control program that it would be necessary for him to change his pos tion Coolidge Iositton Changed Wliile lie did not specifically sny so Madden indicated that a similar pasi ion now had been taken by the pres ident Tho chairman added that ho pro posed to make an announcement on Lho house floor as to his exact posi Alaskans Have No Vote Altlio Alaskans will liavo no vote for president in November tho repub licans in the territory resorted to the primary system to select their two delegates to Kansas City with the democrats going thru tlio formality of ratifying1 a slato of six delegates pledged to support Governor Smith In addition to tho four primaries party conventions were on the days schedule to complete the Oklahoma re publican delegation of 20 to designate tho same number of delegates from Kansas City to tho democratic conven tlon and to provide for the selection of tho republican from rvuvada dclegation of nine MINES HURRY TO SAVE THREE U S CITIZENS Rebels Take Refuge in Almost Inaccessible Forest Regions VyTANAGUA Nicaragua April marines faced a lazfirdous and difficult task today in vrestingfrom the rebel general Au itsttno Sandino two American gold nines lie was believed to have seized vith their staffs Fear was expressed or tho safety of the captured men W J Crampton collector of customs it Puerto Cabezas on tho northeast coast reported two mines near the leaclquarters of the Pis Pis river had een robbed by rebels While neither marine headquarters lor tho American legation received uithcr Information from Nicaragua lources it was believed that tho La jiiz Y Los Angeles and Bonanza nines were seized Confiscates U S Mine This belief was strengthened on rc eipt of word from New York that La Mr Y Los Angeles mine had been con fiscated and Its staff including three Americans an Englishman and a Norwegian mado prisoner Recent advices received here after Sandino captured the town of Sang sang on the Coco river said he was workingtoward the Pis Pis river region in order to obtain food sup piles ammunition and dynamite with which to make bombs I and v making troop movements diffJ cult It la almost impossible to reacl tlie Pis Pis mining section from tin Interior Trails Impassable There are no roads and the trails in the rainy season have bccomi almost impassable It will bo ncces sary to send marines up tho Prlnxa polka river In small Indian canoes known ns pltpans These small craf are tho only ones that can ascend th stream which is full of dangerous rapids Where tho river becomes linpnss able they will have to make an over land march of two or three days to tho mining region ivjifcli is about ISO miles inland from Prlnzapolka on the cast coast This march will Iio a hazardous trlj thru a tropical jungle Needs More Marines It is believed that additional marines must lie sent to the cast coast either from tho United States or from the In terior of Nicaragua since Sandino has shifted tho sceno ot his operations to a new and undeveloped country which is almost Inaccessible This presents marine headquarters with a difficult problem The La Luz Y Los Angeles mine has lecn worked for more than 20 years and is considered one of the richest in Nicaragua President who worked in the office of the mine about 20 years ago said it was one of the best in tho ennterii section tion While the president approves the amendments adopted by the house yes terday ho still finds objectionable those provisions having to do with acquisition of rights of way Marlden however changed Ills pos ition on the bill because he said Mr Coolidga had advised him that he would not Insist on tiio Bonnet Carre New Madrid river bank revisions which were rejected yesterday Put Cost on 2 States Thesft revisions would have placed upon tho states of Illinois and Mis souri rather than tho federal gov ernment tho cost damages for the New Madrid floodway and a similar burden upon tlio city ot New Orleans for the Bonnet Carro spillway I want to say in all confidence to tho houso that I bavo changorl my position on tho Madden de clared Senator Reed Enters West Virginia Campaign WASHINGTON April Senator James A Reod of Missouri las decided to enter lily name In the democratic presidential primary in West Virginia John Lewis a Washington attorney ind supporter of the senator Is now enroute to Charleston with the sena ors petition to have his name placed on the primary ballot Senator Heed recently campaigned in Wcat Virginia and it was as a result of events there then that ho decided to enter the campaign Communists Gaining in French National Election PARIS April 21 AV Commun ists gained approximately 25 per cent In strength in the national election of Sunday over that of 1924 returns complied today showed They polled about volrs in 1114 and year they polled Tho KOcilal vote of this year was about the srimo IJiO when socialists last voted as a party the Hill Trial Delayed While Attorney Makes Argument Against Motion OTTAWA 1L April Harry 31 Ills murder trial was contln ued until 30 oclock tomorrow morn ing when States Attorney Hanson to day demanded time to proparo an ar gumcnt uion a dofcnso motion Jiilgtt Too A 33iviH had overruled defense motion to release the youthfii inaliicldo when the defense do supprrssion of all evidenc taken from iho Hill home H was con tended that young IHMs constitution la rights had been invaded J A NELSON Formally opposing N Hauficn Norihwoml for tho rc pnliHcan nomination for represen tative in congress from the fourth Iowa district is J A Nelson Dccorah attorney above who lute Monday filed his nnmiimliim papers in tlio otfico of Secretary of State Ed Smith Mr Nelson who is 12 Is well luioivu among legal circles in Iowa He was graduated from the college ot law by tlio University ot lown and has lived In Dccorali fur 18 years lie Is u city and county attorney there Jn addition to being an attorney Mr Nelson taught school derived and edited a country newspaper FLIGHT PLANNED BY GAPT WILKINS PLANNED TO SET UP TRUST FUND WITH Standard Chairman Pro tests He Didnt Want Continental Profits WASHINGTON April Robert W Stewart chainnan ot the board of tlie Standard O11 company of Indiana testified before tho sonata Teapot I3ome committee that ho wi awarded a onefourth share of the pro fits of the Continental Trading com pany of Canada even tho he had pro tested that bo did not want the Stcwavt sukl JI S Osier president of the Continental handed him pack ages of Liberty bonds at various times totaling Previously he had decided to set up a trust fund and place one half of the securities each to the credit ot tho Sinclair Crude Oil company and tha Standard of Indiana The oil man who is under indict ment for once having refused tf answer committee questions agreed nt the outset to reply to any queries directed at him jave to Burnett The witness said bo turned the jonUs over to Hoy T Barnett a tax expert for tho Standard who was to act as trustee for tho fund Those bonds remained In tho vaults of the Standard Oil company of Indiana until last Stew art continued When I got to Chicago that 5aT from Washington I called In the di rectors of tho company and Mr Bar nett and had the box opened 1 explained the whole transaction lo the directors and they decided that the bonds should be turned over to Sinclair Crude OH Purchasing CaUtlt SraJn Stewart was excused temporarily while W O Woods register ot ths treasury explained how the coupons passed from tho banks to tlio federal reserve banks nnd then to tho treas urer and finally to his office where they whuro kept Polar Flyer Refuses Offer of Byrd to Buy Polar Plane GREEN HARBOR Spitsbergen April Georeo IT Wilkins scarcely landed from bis great feat of flying across the top of tho world by airplane already Is plan ning a new air venture tills tlmo over the Antartic at the other end of the world Tho captain has received a tele graphic offer from Commander Rich ard E Byrd who also is planning an Antarctic expedition to sell tho klns polar piano for tho commanders South rolnr trip But Captain Vill kins replied that lie was unnblo to accept the offer as lie liinwlt in plan new expedition Ibis tlmo lo he sotilh He to on Ills new vnn ure as soon OH possible probably at ha beginning of September and has To avoid publicity Tho drawn up a program for the papers werecarrying a lot about this rojoctcd exploration Beyond this he refuses lo sivo out any Information He said however that with such an excellent airplnno as that which car rlcd him and Lieut Carl B Knllson Tcross the polar region from Point Barrow and with such a glorious pilot as Eilson ho entertained the best hope of success Among the congratulations wlilcli he commander has received is a tele gram from King Hankon of Norway Tho wficloss station at Green Har bor has received such a largo mmibrr if telegrams with from dif ferent parts nf tho world Hint the hicf of the station at the request of Captain Wilkinx lias sent out a inns tigo sayingthat in Die future they will refuse to any questions rngarding tlie aviators Our Weather Man ilobeGuzolto weather lot 24 hour period ending at oclock a m Tuesday Highest Monday 49 Decrees in Night 28 Icgrccs At A M 34 Degrees Tmro of Snow The wind back in tlic noithues Tuesday morning And It gcns with out explanation tlint It was chilly lor chillyto do any good ti those May flmvors alxiut which Hi poets have written so fervently Miss Imogen llowcll secretary of Senator Walsh then identified the numbers of tlie coupons from tho Chi cago federal reserve bank as clipped from Continental bands Then Stewart was recalled and Sen ator Walsh asked It he had heard the evidence showing that bonds of the Continental company had been turned in by the Continental and Commercial National bank Ive heard no such Stewart said I think you aro 40 rows of apple from provingthat Tho only evidence you have about coupons in tho Continental bank is what Ive Riven Wanted to Avoid Publicity Stewart said he took no receipts from Harriett for tlie bonds Understand ncnator I did not have possession ot bonda I simuly a conduit thru which these bonds paused to tho Senator Bratton democrat N took over the lucstiomrip Why were no coupons clipped after December 3023 ho asked Stewart said ho requcatcd Barnott not to slip tho coupons after That was about tho tlmo tho Tteapot Domo scandal was beginning to be developed by tho committee Maybe Made Mistake If this was a regular business tran saction why did you want to avoid publicity ho was asked I dont know senator I may have mado a mistake I dont f notice this trust agreement was written by pencil why didnt you dic tate It to a stenographer and have It written on a Because f didnt want a slena grapher to know anything about Iowa Fruit Trees Are Unharmed by Monday Frost April Frost general in Irwa lowlands last night did little if any damage to crops fruits or early vegetables Charles IX Itcrrl local meteorologist clared today Jury Being Selected to Try Former Hawkeye Banker WIOoT UNION April lection of a Jury to try tho charge of fraudulent hanking against SI V Henderson former state superintend ent of banking and cvsblrr of Ihn Stiite bank of Iftiwfcoyn which closed nhouL a year ago was continued in district hero tnday with of tlio original lid vcnircmcn cxoiiswl by Judge It an ad ditional iiiinel would bo needed before a jury s obtained AUNT HET 13y Robert Guillen Amys mar ried a newspaper man and the feller thats corntin the other one aint got no money ;