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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 25, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Pair tonight and probably Thurs day continued cool frost tonight AND MASON CITY North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the Home VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1BB REPORT MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY APRIL 25 1928 UNITED PRES3 AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO FLOYD BENNETT NORTH POLE FLYER DIES Hoover Wins Majority of Ohio G O SMITH BACKERS CLAIM VICTORY IN 2 PRIMARIES Cabinet Member Hopes to Win Over 79 From Pennsylvania BULLETIN COLUMItUS Ohio April returns today from the only close district in the state sliolved that Secretary Hoov er would have 31 of Ohios 5t ilclegittcs at the Kansas City con vention BULLETIN DETROIT April Michigans seven delegates al large to tile republican national convention at Kansas Ciiy will carry instructions to vote for the nomination of Herbert Hoover for president WASHINGTON April To all appearances the voting in the Ohio Pennsylvania and Massa chusetts primaries of yesterday has strengthened the hands of Secretary Hoover and Governor Smith of New York as contenders for the republican and democratic presidential nomina tions Hoover in the face ot a bitter con test captured a majority of the 51 delegates from Ohio His managers claim he will have the support at Kan sas City of more than a score of Masa iita neaded by Secretary Smith Claims Clean Stvcep Prom the Smith comes the prediction that at Houston the New York governor have the Massachu setts delegation with 36 votes back of liim to a man will have thesupport Bremen Flyers to Leave Island on Relief Plane SPRING PLANTING IN IOWA Softening Ice Prevents Atlan tic Plane From Taking Off LAKE STE AGNES April lie Canadian received today from Ihe marooneil IransAtlantie flyers on Greenly Island stated that softening ice had caused them io abandon their of flying lo Murray Bay in the Junkers mono plane Bremen and that they ivotilil leave the Islariil in the Font relief plane piloted by Bernt Bal chen Tho message was received here nt U oclock and at that time the flyers had not jet hopped off LAKE STE AGNES April snowstorm on the route from Greenly Island today held the trans Vtlantic monoplane Bremen on the ce of Belle Isle Straits repaired and rueled ready for a resumption ot Its flight to New York The district with a radius of 100 miles ot Lake St Agnes was In the grip of a storm ot midwinter Intensity Two flyers with Paramount News Associated Press photographs who made a nonstop flight from the island to the airport hero yesterday said tiiat when they left tlie Bremen she was al ready for a takeoff They reported good weather at the sland and for some distance along Jie route but it was believed the Bremens crew had received word of the storm hero and had posponed the takeoff until more favorable conditions prevailed William Winston and Harry Cuth bertson the two flyers said the bent propeller of the Bremen had been bj h cr who f lew tno Ford relief plane It was decided to Use it instead of the one taken in be cause it had been built especlallsfor Lhe Bremen and was better suited to the plane ALL EDGE WASHINGTON April Commenting on the Ohio pri maries Senator Edsc republican New Jersey said today that the result in Ohio practically settles Secretary he added can spend the time intervening before the convention to prepare for the election campaign and that wont be difficult Nomination ot the cabinet mem ber probably on the first ballot was predicted by Senator Moses republican New Hampshire Secretary Hoover is now the senator said in a statement to begin work upon his speech ot oC all hut a few ot Pennsylvanias 111 delegate votes and before tlie ballot ins is over will receive the votes of least ID of the 48 delegates represent ingr Ohio Smith made no bid for the Ohio delegation which with the possible ex ception of one man will line up for former Senator Atles Pomerene on the first ballot One candidate for delegate a lawyer committed to Smith succeeded In hestinp the organization slate in the Columbus district and can bo counted on to support the New Torker from the outset New Torker Far Ahead In the preferential voting In Ohio Smith ran far ahead No names were listed on the ballot hut of those writ ten in the governor on the Incom plete count early today had twice many as the entire field combined Included in that group were Pome rene Governor Donnhey who is not an active presidential candidate and Reed of Missouri a native of Ohio is Hoover also ran flwny with the pref erential vote in Ohio forging far nhcad of the late Senator Willis who received many votes despite his re cent death The names of both were rm the ballot Those ot Dawes anr were not hut several thous and republicans wrote them in Coolidse Move Thwarted The presidential result under Ohio aws la not binding on delegates Neither is H in Massachusetts where loover nnd Smith romped away with he vole cast under a new state law which enabled voters to write in the lames of their favorites Friends ot President Coolidge In his iomo slato have planned to roll up a referential vote for him at the polls Inst week he squelched that move lesplte that several thousands of his wrote In his name Chairman Fuller Named AnionK the lay stale republicans will fro to Kansas City as delc ates nt Inrgc are Chairman Butler TURN TO PAGE Z2 COLUMN 1 PROPOSE BIGGER TAX REDUCTION Senate Democrats Agree to Cut of 100 Million More Than Coolidge Wants WASHINGTON April A tax reduction program calling for about than more than is proposed by re tentatively agreed to today by democrats of the senate fi anco committee The program which will be present ed to the full committee when the new tax rates will be decided upon calls for a cut in the corporation lax from per cent to 1114 per cent instead of 12iA per cent aa proposed by tlie republican plan Details of his program were not re vealed by Senator Simmons of North Carolina ranking democrat Of the committee pending a study of its cost Jt however also Include repen ot the automobile levy aa pro posed by the republicans SINCLAIR WILL BE QUESTIONED ON BONDS AGAIN Walsh Moves to End Contempt Case of Stewart WASHINGTON April The appearance of ITnrry P Sin clair before the senate Teapot Dome committee next Tuesday may term nate the long inquiry Into the dispo sition of the bonds of the Continental Trading company Coincident with thepreparation of a resolution today by Senator Walsh of Montana to dismiss senatecontempt charges against Robert W Stewart of the Standard Oil company ot Indi ana both Walsh and Chairman Nye said the winding up of the investipa tlon would depend largely upon the character ot Sinclairs testimony Altho the committee prosecutor fav ored relieving Stewart ot senate ar rest he still is Tinder R federal in dictment for the offense and the ac lion In that case la for the district at torney here Likewise Walshs plans have met opposition from some sena tora who claim Stewart should have come before the bar of the senate to himself would be bii the stand for tierera hours as the committee wants to in quire only into what he did wlti all of his share of the Continenta profits but also as to his politlca contributions since the formation ol the Continental concern to traffic in American oil IOWA SLAYER TO PLEAOINSANITY Attorney for Ottumwa Killer Summons Alienists to Examine Lewis OTTUMWA April L Duke attorney for J Everett Lewis confessed slayer ot John F Webber local banker and lawyer an nounced today that he will make lega application for the appointment of a commission of alienists to investigate Lewis mental condition Duke claims that Lewis is insane now In the event that he Is adjudpec Insane by the commission he could no be brot to trial on tho first degree murder charge which he now faces In his application to Judge W Al Walker in district court Dulca will suggest tlie names of three prominent Iowa doctors as members of the alien ists commission he said Lindys Fast Flight From N Y Is Futile one Eagle Completed 500 Mile Hop Under Four Hours U I U Merger Plan Refused GAL MAY NOT FLOOD BILL McNaryHaugen Bill Givfen RightofWay in House Discussion WASHINGTON April The house today decided to give the McNaryHaugen farm relief bill the Immediate legislative right of way upon disposition of three minor meas ures Tliis Is expected to bring up the farm bill late today A move to expedite consideration ot the farm measure was made by Repre sentative Tilson of Connecticut tho republican floor leader who obtained a unanimous consent agreement to bring it up soon as possible Twelve hours have been set aside for debate on the hill This will be in addition to the one hour always allot ted by the house for discussion of the advisibility of giving pieces ot major legislation the right of way Albert Lea Man Given Year at Stillwater ALBERT LEA April Pleading guilty to a charge ot second degree larceny Dr H G Bunn Al bert Lea man was sentenced to one year In Stillwater states prison He has been held In jail for two months Ho was charged with passing worth Tops checks in large amounts Heirs of Clarion Man Are Summoned by Appraisers CLARION April coun ty inheritance tax appraisers D W Stewart J H Recs and R Rich ardson have called a meeting of all heirs to the estate of L W Cole de ceased for April 2S at which time real andpersonal property of the late Mr Cole will be appraised A meeting ot the heirs of Cyrus A CJiurcl is also called for the same fne nm7 purpose Americanism Listening over n O radio set to honr a record played on n Herald Will Rogers CHICAGO April Tunney just lectured before Yales class on Shakespeare He said he read Shakespeare 10 times before he got what he meant Now that brings up the luestion Is there something wrong with Shakespeare or with Gene Everybody lias to read his stuff 10 times Why Shakespeare is not Ihei author he In cracked up to be If somebody else can read him and get him the tlrst time Tunney Is not the highbrow ho Is claimed to be So read my sluff at least 10 times and iC you cant get It you are neither a Shakespeare nor a Tunney Yours for simpler authors and hard hitting fighters WILL ROGERS Copyright 303fi House Passes Measure 254 to 90 Senate Discusses Changes WASHINGTON April Tlie Mississippi flood control bill today retraced its legislative steps to the senate for action by that body on a number ot revisions effected by the house The fate of measure however In this new stage ot its congressional Journey was subordinated to the In terest manifest from al aides as to the views of President Coolldge over the changes approved by the house The return the bill to the other end of the capltol came about as a re sult of the house passing the measure late yesterday to 30 The senate several weeks ngo started tho bill on Its legislative career by the unusual vote of 70 to 0 Measure Underwent Changes 0 But In the interim between tiij original senate action and that yester day by the house many ivptopmcnts wera Injected into the situalion and at one time last week the house adopt ed the exceptional procedure of defer ring consideration of the bill to enable a continuance of informal conferences outside the house chamber in an effort to revise the measure to meet objec tions raised at the white house These conferences conduced he tween house administration leaders and members ot the house flood con trol committee hrot about several modifications of tlie measure and to day considerable doubt existed In th minds of members of tho f opposim camps over whether these revisions would satisfy the president Siibstifiilfi Move Ixscs The house voto exceeded by more than a score the number that would no necessary lo override a veto but If Ihnt should be forthcom Ing it is doubtful if Ihe measure again could muster the Runic strength i view of announced white hourc oppos tion Board Votes to Maintain M Proposal to Reject Merger Is Adopted by Trustees by 17 to 7 Vote April hoard ot trustees of Upper Iowa university Jalo yosterdny passed by a vote of 17 to 7 a resolution rejecting the plan a merger of Upper Iowa univer sity with Cornell college Tlifs planJiaa drawn up by a committee of nine appointed by the bishop which met March 29 at Water loo The board In its action today rec ognized the efforts that had been made to maintain the college and also recognized Its service to Northeastern lowrv in 70 years of existence and re solved that tlie Upper Iowa confer ence urged with prayer nnd hope to maintain its patronage and sup er not tlie institution is as a nonsectarian school port Whether to operate has not been dclcrmined as such a plan would necessitate a revision ho of incorporation of the board It Is however certain that the institution will continue to operate as U I U at layctto and conference support will he solicited in efforts to enlarpre the endowments of the col lege In thecontinuance of an acilvc financial campaign Xo investigation made by the board into the differences recently ex perienced between President 1 P VanHorn and tho student body but Ihe trustees pnsaafl it resolution com mending the integrity efficiency and honesty of purpore of the college ex ecutive and pledged him their rooner in Ihe future SERUM FAILED TO SAVE LIFE OF ARCTIC HERO BULLETIN QUEBEC April CMiarles A Lindbergh hopped off on his return flight to Now York nt this morning Lindbergh was unaware ot the death ot Itennctt whose life was Ihe purpose of his air race here scrum lo aid In com hafting the pneumonia from which Bennett suffered Lindbergh had left the city for Bnttlcfiulil park which ho luul used for a landing fklil before word came from the hospital He flew over the city before heading for New York nnd his plane crossed directly over Jetfcry Hale hospilnl where his fellow aviator lay UEBEC A prll Charles A Lindberghs daring light thru rain and snow to bring nilpneumonia serum 500 miles from Vew York to the bedside of Floyd Ben ett fellow flyer today was found to ave been in vain Early today Bennetts physicians Ikifjnosed his illness as typo 3 ot obar pneumonia while the serums vith which Lindbergh had flown from York were for treatment ot type frora which it previously had been hot the North Pole tlyer was suffer A bulletin Issued by Dr W H Deliiney superintendent ot the letfrei Halo hospital and Dr A L Barach New York described type 3 us the most virulent typo ot lobar pneumonia and said unfortunately Hie scrum brot from New York by Colonel bergh do not cover Made Trip In 354 Hours Xlnabgrgh yesterday liad planned tp near Quebec and a special train had been provided there to rush the serum here With the fast little ship under his hand he changed his plans on the trip and three hours and 42 minutes after the takeoff from New York swooped down on the Plains of Abraham outside Quebec Thousands of excited Quebec resi dents had thronged the field and roared a welcome he and Thomas A Appelget private secretory to John D Knckefelter climbed from the plane and rushed for a wailing auto Wife and Commander Byrd With Aviator When End Came QUEBEC April Bennett who flew over the North Pole with Commanded Eicharcl E Byrd died at a in today from double pneumonia Bennetts death came while hlg was near him herself a patient In hospital with tonsllitin His closest man frienci Commander Byrd was also there having conceled alt engagements and rushed here as soon aa Bennetts condition became seri ous Col Charles A Lindbergh was alao n Quebec having flown hers from New York last night carrying ant pneumonia serum in a gallant but effort to save the North Iyers life Bennett was brot to Jeffery lale hospital airplane from Ste Agnes Sunday after beingstrick en wlillo commanding an air expedi tion to the relief ot the Rtranded trans Atlantic flyers on Greenly Island New York Doctors Gave Up Bennett undeVtook this relief ex pedition wllh Bernt Balchen ftltho both of them had to leave sick beds to do BO After Bennetts cold turned into pneumonia and he had to drop out oC the expedltionBalchen pushed Ingly serious astlie days and hours passed and at 10 oclock this morning specialists brot here to tend hfm from New York announced that everything In vain and tlmt he was dying Fifty minutes Inter ho passed away PRAISED BY BYRD NEW YORIC April AP Floyd Bennett born In Wnrrensburjr N In 1800 for the first 35 mobile Sir Uockefeller had first years of his lifo an obscure figure urged tlie lendingof scrum liy air1 whoso potentialities awaited only tho plane moment of opportunity for develop They were driven to the hospital where experiments to test the type of pneumonia threatening the life of CHINESE SLAY MISSIONARY Report Yank Charged With Concealing Wounded Soldiers HANKOW China April reaching Hankow today tohl appalling stories the sadtiiiK of Kingniftii a city of inhabitants about 140 miles northwest of Hankow by bnmlils whn are slated to have slaughtered it least men women and children TOKYO April Pe king dispatch to Japanese news agency Rengo says that an American Methodist missionary is reported to have been executed by the National ists at Yenchowfu on a charge of hid ing wounded northern soldiers The dispatch aays that the south erners have capturing numerous towns In Shantung but have not harmed foreigners except Rt Yen ohowfu where the American mis sionary was reported executed Advices received in Shanghai today reported the shooting on April lli at in southeastern Shantung of Dr Walter F Seymour superintend ent of the Presbyterian board of for eign missions hospital Tsining is about 13 miles from Yen and In the confusion ot thel ridden of Shanhwg It is possible that thf two cases be the same menl Ttiat moment came in Commander Rklmrd E 3025 when Byrrf wan given the plclc of Ihe whole navy from which to choose mechanics for Ills Greenland expedition with Donald Bennett on three while rats they had brot Jointly Crowds was illoivcd to see Ben nett for a moment and he then drove Byrd discovered Bennett a virtu lo a hotel where lie ngnln encountered ally unknown aviation mechanic a crowd watting for him In Hie storm nbnnrd a manofwar a nnvy greats IJe said that had a very good flight and then went on lo explain that visibility had been very iioor from the Blurt nml that for many miles he guided only ly his com Ho followed ths Hudson lo Its source where he ran into u snowstorm Unable to steered by fel from his under the srneur of oil that the garb ot profession Ho not even Kpecially well known on his own ship Hut once lie his Byrd writes in his recently published book He showed ho was sJfihL any landmark he j i ffooti nmj one compass to Cham ttcal nirn plain cut eolintiy to the St Lawrence river eight miles above tho city and afler circling sevoial to locate the field came down on Battlefield park Plains of Abra ham to a perfect landing Funeral of Henry Church Klemme Resident Held April 25 The funeral services for Henry Church were held at the farm Mr Church home Monday afternoon was 74 years old 72 of these years having been lived In Han cock wife county Ho la survived by his ono son and four daughters Oar Weather Man Tessman Elected New Mayor of St Ansgar RT AXSGAK April R Tess man was elected mnyor to fill Ihe va caniry caused y tho deatli of Mayor at a sporinl meeting of the town council Monday Mr Tessnlan a brgtherinlaw nf the late mnyor DempseyKearns Case Is Near Its Collapse Claim YORK April The almost complete roltapso of the suit brot by lack Kearns against Jnck indicated today when John C Ivnox wnu Federal Judge he ha1 in mind in rowing nut llrroo and four in Kcnrns1 Theno Involved over of ho approximately sunprVit tho boxers former manager under their contract the navy for handling an ahplamsM lempeni mental mechan isms A KenI And above that he was a real man fearless and In n From tho moment that Byrds eyes penetrated tho film of grease coating ot the grubby mechanic and found R mnn the two wore Insepar able To think of Byrd was to think of Bennett anct vice versa nnd thero tore much of the material that light on the sort of person Bennett really was must ot necessity from Hyrd Together TSenuett and Byrd endured Ihe hardships of Greenland and to TURN TO PACK 11 COLUMN J wen tiler figures for 21 hour period ending nt oelock a m Wednesday Highest Tuesday Lowest in niclit At a in North Iowas hopes arrived were 4fi tlft 25 35 ifrgrpps that spring at stirred Wednesday mornSnp when the wind shifted biuk Into thft south and the j mercury Ixgnn n ripiil rHmh At oclock it hnrl rencJierl and within nn hour it climbed nn additional 6 tepiers Tho Apill maximum thus far is That mark jn Ianger AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I knowecl that woman had raised a lot of children when I seen her take that one on her lap and wipe its nose without intemiptin her ;