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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 26, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Fair tonight and Friday not much change in temperature frost tonight AND MASON CITY North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPJT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY APRIL 26 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 172 BREMEN CREW LANDS AT LAKE STL AGNES 34 Sailors Saved From Burning Ship Off Florida HTMURDER AND LOOTING BY SANDINOFORCES Fate of Foreigners in Rebel Territory Is in Doubt MANAGUA Nicaragua April 26 AD Intense excitement pre vailed along the east coast of Nicara gua today as the marine base moved EOHIB miles further north nearer the scene of rebel operations Natives and employes who fled from the Pis Pis mining1 district in the face of the advance of the rebel general August ino Sandino brot with them reports of his depreciations as be came eastward from Matagalpa Tales were told by Nicaraguans arriving on the coast murder and plunder by the especially of those who did not sympathize with Sandinos objec tive driving the marines from Nicara gua Headquarters Skeptical Brigade headquarters said tbese f titles were exaggerated scoffed at rc f ports that Sandino had a large and i wellmounted force and announced the removal of the east coast base from to Puerto Cabaeaa Brang mans Only one foreigner was definitely to have escaped before the advance into the mining region arry Amphlett British manager of Luz Y Angeles mine was e at Quebec Pays Tribute to Floyd Bennett ORIGIN NEW CHIEF JUSTICE Will Rogers CHICAGO April at a banquet here tonight at the opening of a beautiful 17story building built by the butterandegg men Its a monument to the Amer ican people who cant tell a good egg from a bad one Its a tribute to what a rooster and a churn can do You can buy eggs on this market the same as you can buy General Motors stock so gat you some eggs and hold em Somebody will eat em no matter how old they arc If you cant pay your cold stor age bill hard boil em and sell em for picnics Yours a cacklin WILL ROGERS Copyright John L Lewis Accused of Intimidating Union Recruits SENATE GROUP AGREES ON TAX CUT PROPOSAL i 203 Million Would Be Reduced Under New Measure sent on a scouting expedition JUNE PRIMARIES TO DECIDE FOUR STATE CONTESTS Governorship Heads List With Four Candidates in Race DES MOINKS April The Iowa WASHINGTON April tax reduction bill was agreed to today by the senate fi nance committee as a subsitute for the measure voted by the house The republican majority on the com mittee wrote into the bill the new rate schedules over the program of the democrats for a reduc tion The formal report the bill to the senate was held up until tomorrow when some administrative provisions will be settled This proposal If given final congres sional approval would be acceptable to the treasury since Secretary Mel Ion announced today that a tax Mine Owner Refuses to Deal With Workers Organ ization WASHINGTON April K Willard of Cleveland secretary of the United States Coal company today made tho declaration before the cnate committee investigating the ituminous industry that his concern vonlcl never under any circum tances whatsoever again meet with r deal with the United Mine Work rs of Otherwise his testimony was di ected chiefly at what he described as awless conditions and violence in the Ohio fields following the closing of his mines upon the expiration if the Jacksonville wage agreement I proclaim without any eauivoca he continued that the United Mine Workers of America thru the ust for power and wealth and lavethemselves broken their own acl and their usefulness so far as the United States of America Is con Known All But The operator said lie had been ac cinainted with every president of th aver tho region JntereKt centered in the fate of pcorge V Marshall assistant man ager of The custdms collec at Puerto Cabczas reported to his chief at Miinngun on Tuesday that tMarshall had been slain Operator Held The Associated Press correspondent Int BUieCieMs which Is 80 miles further 1 from i mining district than Puerto sent a dispatch yesterday k Bay ing Assistant Jtanaeer Marshall is held y General Giron who commands the iri addition to a large num ber of legislative posts completed fil ling ot nomination papers by the vari ous candidates showed The state officecontests arc those of governor lieutenant governor sec retary of state and auditor of state There are four republican candidates tor governor tive for secretary ot slate three lor auditor of state and two for lieutenant governor Congressional races produced five republican candidates In the ninth district six in the eleventh four in the seventh threo in the third and tno In the fourth There are two democratic candidates for congress in the eleventh and two in the ninth Aviator Will Be Buried in Zeros Grave Services Precede De parture of Funeral Train for Washington 3UJSEEC April gave a heros furew United INtine Workers except John Lewis who at present holds tha office lie recalled tho formation o the union saying the operators ha then agreed to give financial assist ance to the organization He characterized that act of the o erators as tho seed that was plants IN PUMP ROOM rew Abandons Vessel and Is Rescued by Passing Steamer veil today to Bennett as his body was started oivard Jls resting plaoe in the na lonal cemetery of the United Stales NKW TOR American YORK April oil tanUcr Overbrook caught fire following an explosion in the pump room while off the Florida coast early this morning A message to the owners the Gladstone Transpor Circling airplanes dipping In salute tatjon company said the blaze was sub hove the cortege honored the man vliose exploits had brot the scienco ot lying fresh laurels while slowly thru ho tortuous streels of the ancient city umbied the gun carriage bearing the siding The tanker Fred W Weller royal twentysecond regiment ody The vns his escort and his tribute came vith the tears the men women and children who with bowed heads quietly took their places in the ever eiiKthening procession as it moved toward a waiting train Services Hell in Clmjwl A small group had assembled In the chapel of the Jeffrey Hala hos pital where the aviator who had con raiders All commissary supplies mules and ore taken Marshall reports belnp well treated as long us Giifri stays by him The Bonanza mine was looted An attempt is being made to work the by the raiders It is thot that Marshall is beins held to Brigade headquarters said It had a Jonns B conesvllle report that Marshall had been cap Scwetary or state Ed ir program Includes reduction of the corporation tnx from to J2i per cent Re peal of the 3 per cent automobile tax increase in exemptions allowed corporations from to Downward revision the rates apply ing on the intermediate surtax brack ets Tncwase in exemptions on the ad missions tax from 75 cents to 3 THE CONTESTS Governor John Hammill incum bent ML Uowman Waterloo Lars 1 Skromme Holund and Marion li Anderson Clinton lieutenant Governor Clem P Kim ball incumbent Council Blulfs and lirrecl but no report that he had been released Smith uie whole The plight of tlie operator became more difficult year by Willard continued noting that tlie influx of prior to the war hnd heen ibsorljed somewhat by mine employ Hammill Asks Road Boosters to Convention IJES MOIXES April rov John Ilnmmill has issued a proc lamation addressed to nil good advocates of as an official invitation to attend the sixteenth an nual convention ot the United Slates Good Roads association to be held here Hay 2S to June 1 The GlobeGazette Offers Its Readers Booklet About Flying More than 200 schools are teach ing people to fly More than 400 companies are in tho flying bust ness Aeronautics is no longer an uxperiinent it is a business and Is becoming a bis business i This uptodate fully Illustrated tells historical and business facts about describes how mi airplane operates gives slalis iis on modern aviation in America facts are tho basis for all statemenls Records ot mrly efforts wartime flying fa mous long distance flights Pic IUOK f modern types of aircraft Cot your copy from our Washing Kin information bureau Use the coupon incumbent winterset Walter H Beam llartonsflale J M Hazlett Mason City 1 A Mclntosh Leon Ed I Moore Eldon Aniiitor of Stale J W Long In Mimbent Ames J C VTcCIune Oska oosa O C Burrows Belle Plalne CONGRESS Third J B Robinson ncumbent Hampton Henry G worthy Dubuque Georga W Wood Waterloo Fourlii N Haugen in cumbent Morthwood T A Nelson Decorah Sevenlh C in cumbent Charles TV Lyan W B Hanes and William M Klein all ot Des Molnes Ninth AV Vincent Citithrla Center TV C Ratcliff Red Oak Milton B Pitt Crescent Charles K Swanson and O J McManus both oE Council Bluffs Eleventh II Campbell Battle Creek Stewart Oilman Robert Hunter nnd B J Bergcson Sioux City T A Prichard Onnwa Gerritt Klay Orange City trehiie J Hasldn Director he Mnson Cily Information Rnrcnii C I enilosB herewith i rents in coin or stumps for a copy of the AVIATION BOOKLET Slrrvl City Slnln FARMERS QUERY IOWANSIN RAGE Skromme and Bowman at Cherokee to Submit to Questions CHEROKEE April Farmers of the eleventh Iowa congres sional district assembled in a oaee here today subjected candidates for congressional and legislative office to a confession ot political faith nncl invited all candidates for Governor to appear nnd state their stand on pub lic questions To this T Skromme of Roland and former state Senator L Bowman ot Waterloo republican candidates for governor responded Governor Hammill and Marion E Anderson Clinton the other two re publican candidates for the guberna torial office notified sponsors of the meeting they could not be present The meeting was characterized as nonpartisan Virtually all ot the congressional candidates in the eleventh district ot which there are six republicans and two democrats were on hand as well as a number of the candidates in the district for legislative office ment Taught Feur of Union They were made mcmbers of the United Mine he said and were taught and told and made to he ieve that the only thing they had to ear in the United States of America was the regulations and authority of lie United Mine Workers We have men of that elfins today Iving on our properties who really be icve that John L Lewis is a bigger man than the president of the United States that his authorityIs more ex lenslve nnd that tho United Aline Workers can and do punish the mem bers of their union more swiftly and moro certainly for disobedienca of Jts rules and regulations than does the government or any state they are Negro Fireman Meets Death When Railway Trestle Breaks April A negro firemtin was killed when n mixed train of the Georgia Ashbnrn Sylvester and Camilla railroad plunged thru a trsetle supposedly weakened by high waters two miles north oi here tills morning Fire followed the wreck burning a large part of tho train which was the first one to go out over theroad since Sunday quered the frozen north in the first flight to the Pole died yesterday There tho Very Rev Archdeacon Scolt conducted tho simple service of the Anglican church The widow ot the aviator and his beloved chief Com Richard E Byrd who were with him when he died the American con jiieipiilofficials worV among the priv ileged few ivho stood about the body of the gallant flyer who had been stricken whilo bringing relict to fel low aviators Body on Gun Carriage These hnd been invited but there came a spontaneous demonstration of the grief that filled the city when young and old from all walks of life silently filled the corridors of the hos pital and its extensive grounds At the door nwalted n dotachment of the twentysecond As the coffin wns borne out to be placed on the flag draped gun carriage they pre sented arms in salute The cortege slowly moved away winding thru the streets Commander Byrd with officers of the regiment ind of the military followed on foot Mrs Bennett nnd Consul and Mrs K IT TJennison entered a closed carriage for tlie find journey Given Iflfit Salute Following tho military the throngs who hnd gathered at the hospital and along the way fell Into line Many were unable to restrain their tears At tho station where the body was placed in the special car which wns to it to NTev York nnd thence to Washington a last salute crashed from the rifles of the regiments firing sqund The clear notes of the bugle floated over the throng and Quehoc paid its homage and loosed Its grief rescued all of tlie 34 men o the Over brook crew who left their burning ship in life honts The Weller was standing by to iwait the arrival ot a coast guardj cutter to which the men were to be I ransferreJ The Overbrook owned by the Glad stone Transport company was bound from Texas City to Now York Her position was given as latitude north and longitude cast which would place her approximately 150 miles north ot Jupiter when she blew up Judge Fenion W Koolli Mar slinlt Vnitcjl Stales court if chums since 1305 has been nominated by President Cool iilKC as chief justice of that court succeeding Judge Edivard K Campbell resigned STUDENTS GIVEN FOR PARTY rr New York Trustee Offers Check to U I U Youth for Celebration FAYETTE April ulticlents of Upper Towa university had a holi day yesterday to celebrate the action of the college hoard ot trustees in re jecting the proposed plan of merging the institution with Cornell college At a special pep meeting held in tbo chapel yesterday M R Maltble Xcw York City trustee presented the president of the student council with a check for to be used In financing a party for the student body Mr Maltble explained that his not ion was prompted by the fine spirit shown by the students during the re cent merger agitation FARM AID BILL ARGUMENTS TO BEGIN IN HOUSE ATLANTIC PLANE TO BE REFUELED First Leg of Trip From Greenly Island Ends at Quebec Town BULLETIN LAKE STE AGNES April the Canadi an Ford re lief plane carrying the crew of the monoplane Bremen landed here thisf afternoon April the Crvnail ian Ford relief bearing the transAtlantic flyers took oft from Greenly Island nt this morning for Lake Ste Agnes The monoplane Bremen which jore the two Germans and the Irish nan from Ireland to the lonely Islnnd was abandoned to nwait a ship when tho straits should he clear ot Ice The announcement of the takeoft was Hashed by the government wire less which had been almost the Haugen Somewhat From McNary Leaves for Nebraska GAftXKR April K Barnes is in Uncoln on a short busi ness trip Cherokee Home Burned CHEROKEE April originating In the roof today de stroyed the modern farm home of Rolert Boothby near here TJOSS was placed at thnn the Insur Our Weather Man Senate Vacates Order for Arrest of Standard Oil Head Testimony Is Turned Over to District Attorney for Decision April Testimony given by Robert W nrt before the senate Teapot Dome committee was ccrlCied today by the sonata to the district attorney of the District or Columbia for stuly to de termine whether perjury churgea shall bo brot At the sime time Die Henale va which Stownrt for his refusal to answer questions before llio com mittee but it put tho district altornoy jii notifo that this WRH not to hn construed as in any way affecting the rald StH order under arrested on Feb contempt indictment brot against the chairman ot the board of the Standard Oil company oC Indiana Moreover the senate declarer thai it insisted Ttpon prosecution of KoTiert Stewart under that ment A pprova loft wo rcsol u I ions wn s given after more than an hour of de bate tho result being the amendment of both of the resolutions na they came from the committee Vacating tho order of arrest made no reference to the contempt indict ment Senator AVnlsh oC Montana the committeeprosecutor explainer lhil no ono In the committee had assumed that the prosecuting officer would put any such construction of the re publican BALKANS FEEL QUAKES AGAIN Another Ancient City in European Turkey Lies in Ruins April 26 whole of the Balkan peninsula shak j en by a scries of devastating earth quakes in the past week is still being I swept by violent tremors I The latest cities to fall in the wake of the earths terrific movement aid I the ancient city of Adrianople in Eir opean Turkey and the large BulKa Ian city of Varna on tho Blficlc Sen while the successive subterranean up heavals have completed the destnic lion of the classical Greek city of Cor inth nnd several additional town3 i Bulgaria 4 hour period ending at oclock The Varna earthquake xvhich tool plnrc night la described ns than that which caused great damag in tlie populoun city ot Phillppopoli several days ago It was accompanic UNDERTAKER DIES DURING FUNERAL fells Man Drops Dead While Directing Bur ial in Easton Cemetery WELLS Aptll nnsen well known Wells furniture ealer and undertaker died suddenly i the Koston cemetery yesterday nf ernoon while directing the funeral of L Replogte Death came to him bile he was directing the burial Her Mr Hanson was born in Denmark i years ago nnd came to Wolla In SOS from Albert Lea starting In the urnlture and undertaking business which he followed since For 12 years he served ni town lerk and during this time used his nfluence In getting Ihe roads in tin icfnity improved At the present time he hnd tho of ica of secretary of the school board He leaves his wffe and nine chl ren Funeral arrangements are un ertaln pending the arrival ot aushtr Marvel from New YorK There she Es studying voice WASHINGTON April Tho new McNaryUaugen plan for farm relief revised in many Instances since last year to conform to white houso Ylcws but still proposing the fee machinery objected to by President Coolirtffc goes on trial for the first time this session today in tho house The subject was mnde the order of business Into yesterday when nftcr an hours debate a resolution was adopted unanimously to glvo It tnc right of way Tho bill actually tip for vas the Jtiiugen measureproposing he sanio general plan for farm relief s the McXary bill recently approved the senate but differing to some xtcnL In regard to specific provisions Applies lo All Farm 1rortiicls The outstanding differences arc The Haugen bill would apply to all gricultnral products Sary measure would MOTIVES QUESTIONED MONTREAL April By Canadian Press Severe criticism of Ihe fliKlit to ijirry serum Irom New York to Quebec for the treatment of Floyd Bennett has been made by Premier L A Taa chercau ot Quebec anQ Provincial but Mi 3avja made plain that CoJ Charles A Unrtberglis part in tho flight entirely admirable In tin mlcJrrss last night the premier itsHcrteil that the flight was entirely unnecessary as there was plenty of In Canada Mr David expanding on this statement expressed the tlmt tile flight was a vulgar nntl spec tiicnlar publicity stunt In which nnnnmcil had made uso nf Colonel himself entire ly Innocent nf wrong to fur ther tlicir selfish aims GlobeGazette weather figures n m Thursday Highest Wcclnesiliiy Lowest in Night At73fl A M 51 Pcgrees Degrees 43 Degrees Sonietliin went awry Wednesday ind themercury after a speedy atari up the column slowed down percepti bly and attained a height of only 61 ricsrrops some 7 degrees lower than Aprils high point Thursday morning there was a rapid of the tempera ture in the early morning but the sun was being obscured part of the time by a layer of cloucln and the wind wasnt able to work Its way into the south tho direction from which all warmth flows in thjs region by a Riant tlrlnl wave which inundate tha city and sank everything in th harbor The farfamed Tslands of Mllyion and Syia in the sen imnnr by Byron nnd places wiin the American Near 70ast relief is Ing for Creek and Armenian o phiins also wore swept by a cycloi which unrooted hundreds of house tlomntrod crops nnd spread panic thri jout tlie population J while the Mc exompt fruits beef and beef iio uctx The Haugen bill would give the pro posed federal farm board authority to select the seven members of the ad councils to bo created to hamilo pacific commodities from lists of submitted by farm organlzu ions McNiirya would provide for tl selection directly by 1nriu organize ions Tho Hungen bill would give the lonrd authority to place the equalisa tion feo machinery In operation for the purpose of control of surplus of crops ITmler tile measure Uio fee could not bo made operative on any ono commodity with out the ap proval of the advisory council having jurisdiction over that commodity Givo BoanI More Power The TIaugen bill would give link with civilization tiirinxr tho 13 dnys the plane and Its had been held at tho lnland iJimlcil Frtctny 33th Tt was Friday April 13 that Bremen made a forced lauding when near the limit of Its fuel supply on tho rocky Islet 400 miles north of its le Tho undercarrlngo was smashed and other damage done In tha landing and the island had no facili ties for repairs MiiJ Tames lHzmaurlce one of the rrew was brot out to Murray bay H few days Inter by tho plane of C A nuke Schiller wtio blazed hihazar dous nlr trail that other relief parties lalor followed A trimotored Ford pinne piloted by Floyd Jennott anil Rernt Batchen flmv from Detroit to Ste Afrnnn where the nerossaiy jxirtg nnd fuel for tho Bremen were loaded There Rcn neft contracted a severe coM which turnfd to pneumonliL and from which he died yesterday in a Quebec hos pital Slits Were Forgotten Balchen with Major Fitzmaurice continued on to Grrenly Thru some oversight sklls to equip tho Bremen for its takeoff from the Ice aurround TURX TO PAGE 21 1 the hoard broader powers with reference to the cooperativo loan provisions and also thericht to compel coopera tives to adopt bylaus and keep and records The house ngricuMurA after considering thn McNnry bill voted to approve the Haugen measure TO PAGE 2 Kentucky Genius Who Never Walked Is Dead Greene Couple Ilns Son K April and Mrs Clarence Starkweather are tho par ents o a son horn Wednesday morn Ing April 25 This Is the first son Invalid Widely Known As Inventor Scholar and As Artist April Lee Cook i7 tho genius who never died Hint night after a short Illness Alltio an invalid since he wns I year olrt Mr Cook was known internation ally for his achievements as a scholar ar inventor nnd mi artist lie was an authority on law languages history and art Taken from school at 7 because his parents believed he would not live that worked For 12 years he educated hhiThelf nnd worked on an average of 17 hours a day at a lathe of his own dfHign producing t product from which he obtained money lo continue work and experiments lit invented a device for locomotives to prevent tho escapeot wleam from cylinders and the first engine ecpilppcd with it run without n re Mr Cook at 8 had built a stcarn engine and lOurope pair Ills metallic packing was used on vessels of Uie emcrgeniy fleet dur ing the World lie built liitlien for shells and for heavy artillery un iler eoulrncts for Franre His oil pnintings Ivave been hung In prominent irt center of this country AUNT HET Ry Robert Quillcn There aint nothin makes me madder than to he mad an have Pa pretend like he dont notice nothin IF t ;