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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 28, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Fair tonight and probably SuniJay Warmer tonight ana In cast and south portions tonight AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPS ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY APRIL 281928 PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 174 S TO STRENGTHEN FORCES IN NICARAGUA iouthern States Buried Under Heavy Snow SOMMUNICATION iCILITIES ARE lUINEDBYWIND 1 of Irmingham Area Dam ped by Floods Fam ilies Left Homeless TLANTA Ga April apprehensive south took advantage If clearing weather today to survey Tie havoc wrought over a 4S hour per id by wind storms snow and minor foods that falling just short ot dls pster left unseasonable low tempcra urcs in their wake Frost was feared in the fruit belte Sorth Carolina and Georgia an ventuallty that might Involve mil Ions of dollars damage and at many lints in the affected area bottom ml crops Svero menaced by high ater Carolina Gets Snow Snow fell In the mountains of east Im Kentucky and North Carolina psterday and the Shenandoah valley Virginia ordinarily dressed in apple lossoms at this time of the year was uried under 12 inches ot snow with lifts reaching six feet in the higli Wind storms from tile gulf struck rida north of Tampa and trav d the state in less than two hours rglng on tho east coast near Day Beach It was more than 12 before the 150 mile is again in communication with rid and it had been learfied tr persons bsd been killed two NEW U S TREASURER H Theodore Tato native of Rutlcdgc Tenn lias been nomi nated by President Coolidge to he treasurer of the United States succeeding Frank White resigned Tate lias been assistant treasurer since 1922 His name will appear on the paper money issued during his regime f collapse of his home t Jatkson Miss two wera Injured property damage caused high winds families were left homeless a windlashed blaze swept the of Adamsville Ala 12 miles Birmingham One man was Jed by a live wire at Florence Ala Jl most of the highways In the Fithern part ot the state were still 01assable because ot rloods earlier In Citizens Ready to Flee I The most serious flood situation re lained in Georgia with the popula of West Bainbrldge prepared to as Flint river rose to unpre jntod heights In Arkansas main es on tho White river threatened jllapse menacing a wide urea of ly planted crops Caryvflle Fla the 600 residents the floodswept town wero prepar to return to their homes despite rnlngs that the menace had not en rely passed Clear weather and rising tempera jires were forecast for the entire puth over the weekend MANY CITIES TO START DAYLIGHT SAVINypDAY Clocks WU1 Be Turned Ahead One Hour to Last Thru out Summer NEW STORK April many eastern and midwestern cities daylight saving time will go into ef fect tomorrow morning at 2 oclock and the citizenry will arise with one hours loss of sleep that can not be regained until the last Sunday in Sep tember Daylight saving time is adopted pri marily to permit workers to have an extra hour of daylight in the late GERMAN IRISH FLAGS LAID ON BENNETT GRAVE Bremen Flyers Too Late for Funeral Offer Final Honors BULLETIN WASHINGTON April crew of tho Bremen which cuiiie here last night to lay wreaths on tho grave of Floyd Bennett paid its tribute today ami left Washington by train for New York The fljcrs departed at p in in a special car attached to a Pennsylvania railroad train Rainy weather prevented the flyers from returning to New York by airplane as they had tO do WASHINGTON Apri The flags ot Germany and Ireland which the Bremen carried on Its trans Atlantic flight were laid across tho grave of Fioyd Bennett today by the German and Irish flyers to comme morate his fidelity to the traditions the air Tho aviators went to Arlington Na tional cemetery early and participated in a simple ceremony at the grave ot their fellow airman who succumbed to illness contracted while flying to heir aid at Greenly rirst Capt Herman Kbeht placed a wreath of green on the fresh carth FIRST OF BREMEN FLYERS Will Rogers CEDAR RAPIDS April Just tlew In hero in a new Hyun monoplano against a terrific head wind with Pilot Livingston Talk about meeting great peo ple I had breakfast In Dea Moines with Ding tho great political cartoonist Ha wont leave Des Moines Thats where he gets all those wonderful rube ideas The streets are packed hero to day with fanners automobiles waiting Cor relief This is tho homo ot Quaker Oats and tba Cherry Sisters I am going out to sco the sisters They were really tho In spiration ot my going on the staKC Tomorrow Topekn tho home ot Charley Curtis and hs would make a great president Tours ROGERS CopjriKht 1928 RUSSIAN BALLET DANGERS LEAP TO DEATH MAGE uo Love Affair Prompt Girls in Suicide Pact spring and summer evenings Its Waterloo Chapter of National Aeronautic Association Started DBS MOINES April on of a Waterloo chapter of the Na bnal Aej1 nautical association was nnounca yesterday by George Tales ernor tor Iowa chapter ot the or proponents declare that tampering with the clock thus permits more time for recreation and for such useful pursuits as gardening Opponents of tho changed time however insist that little or no bene fits result and that thehands of the clock might as well be left where they are Doth Sides Unyielding An unusual feature of the argument between the two groups is that neither seems to shift its stand For instance TURN TO PAGE 3 COLUMN 7 Central Tress tclephoto of the German anil Irish transAtlantic flyers nt Lalte Sto Afftics Quebec with their rescuers the first photo in which nil three of the Bremens crew Imvo been together to right ore dolm Schrocder North German Unyd representative Baron von Huenefeld Capt Herman Kochl Clarence Chambcr lln Commandant James Fltimauriee Balciicn and Dulio Schiller pletely covered by floral tributes Then 3aron Von Huenefeld went slowly for vard and unfolded the flag ot bis ountry to top the wreath oi his com panion Fitz Places Irish Flas Ho was followed by Maj James Fltzmaurice who lifted a huge silken emblem of green white and orange This Irish flag alike was spread side wise over Floyd Bennetts resting place Finally Maj Howard Williams com inandant at Boiling field produced a smaller emblem of the fitars and Stripes which he put beside the Irish flag The American flag placed on Ben netts grave also was brot across the Atlantic on the Bremen Miss Herta Junkers placed a wreath of green on the mound Thruout the ceremony ce MORE MARINES BEING SENT TO BATTLE SANDING miser Cleveland Leaves Panama With Troops for West Coast PANAMA April L were indications hero today that tho recent raids by rebels in the min us district of Nicaragua have led In preparations by tho United States to strengthen Its defenses against the re bels on tho cast coast Tho cruiser Cleveland with 15 American marines on board passed thru the canal and was expected to clear Cristobal for an unannounced destination on the east coast of Nic aragua The Clevelands destination was thot to bo either Bluericlds or Puerto Cn bezas to which tho marines recently moved their base from Bluoflclds Hear Admiral David P Sellers com manding the special service squadron in Central American waters was scheduled to salt for Bluoflclds today on the cruiser Oalveslon It was understood that ha would supervise tho establishment ot an air base In the vicinity ot Bluetlelds for operations against tlio rebels the flyers stood with heads bowed In the rain Each was asked to say something from the microphone but expressed a preference not to do so After leaving Bennetts burial place tho group visited the grave of Lieu tenant Wooster who lost his life in the disaster to the American Legion plane which crashed in trials made in TURN TO PAGE 14 he i tVaterloq chapter consists of jentyfIve members According to J Graham who sent the ppllcatlon blanksto Mr Tatea the ihapter hopes to hava or 100 mem T3 within a short time Waterloo is intensely Interested In vlation Mr Graham wrote The cmbershlps were obtained on a more r less haphazard solacltatton of those mown to be alrmlnded We Icn licra will be more when we can be to go after them Weather Man THE STATE BOND ISSUE IN BRIEF 1 2 lcGazette Weather figures for period ending at oclock in Saturday HlElicst Frlilay 56 Degrees j Lowest in Night 30 Degrees A M 13 Degrees A day such as Friday would have en given quite a high rating In arch But for the part ot April llhich borders on May It was a bit jiilly So was the night The wind Id changed by morning however Jto tlio south and with a bright sun lie prospects were more than even up be months high temperature 01 be surpassed Knofore nSlit Columns have been used by proponents and opponents of the state bond issue plan to set out or to conceal these few simple facts about the measure A total of in stale primary road bonds would be authorized by the measure The actual status of county primary road bonds out standing when and if the bill becomes effective ap proximately will NOT be altered Both state and county bonds will be retired out of rev enue derived frnm the gasoline tax and automobile li censes At no one time mny the total county and state bonds combined exceed SIOO000000 As county bonds are retired authority is granted for the issuance of state bonds up to thp time the grand total of state both outstanding and No further county bonds for the construction of pri mary roads will be issued if the state bond issue is ap proved Thus a limit will be placed upon Iowas pri mary road indebtedness which does not exist under the present county bonding plan 6 No bonds may be issued until the constutionality of the measure has been approved These are things which are in the bill so clearly as not to admit of fair argument They are pre sented herewith for the benefit of those who havent the time to wander thru verbose debates in qxiest of the essential facts of the road bond proposal BELMOND TOLD OF SCOUT PLAN American Legion Post Hears of Area Council Exten sion Program BELMOND April American Legion post here which for three or four years has been one of the prime sponsors oC the Boy Scout movement were told about tho enlarged program ot scouting in North Iowa in which Eelmond ono of 14 towns in eight counties will have a full time fielJ ex ecutive heading up tha work J C Underwood chief executive Lyman Osam new field executive and W Earl Hall state director of com munity service for the American Legion were tho speakers Members of the committee in charge ot Bel present scout troop were guests at the meeting too The new plan said Mr Under wood Is designed to bring scouting I to you whereas In the past you have had to como to us to got tt The executive referred to the month y trip to be made to each ot the owns by himself or Mr Osam and o the training schools for scout lead rs to be held at convenient places In h council area The broad alms of coutlng asa program to supply char acterbuilding activity for tho leisure Imo of normal boys was also alluded o by tho speaker Mr Osam dwelled upon tho poten tialities of scouting for tho develop ment of broadminded publicspirited ml Intelligent adult citizens on the morrow It provides ono of the surest guarantees agains the setting up ot a lictatorshlp in this country or a col apse of representative government In other directions thru lethargy on tho art ot those governed Scouting said Mr Hall in the opinion of myself and others In the state departments community servlco division furnishes a higher rato of dividend on the Investment than any other one activity in which a Legion post can participate MG Runners Lose Out in Three Events Wartburg College Band Gives Kiester Concert KIESTER Minn Apri Wartburg college band from Waverly In gave a concert last night In the local theater The band is on its nlntl nnnnal tour of northern Iowa and southern Minnesota towns WEATHER NEXT WEEK Upper Mississippi and lower Mis souri valleys and northern and cen tral great plains Mostly fair weather TwoMile Quarter and Half Mile Relays Engage Locals Efforts Endeavors of Mason City igrh schools track representa tives were counted out at the Drake relays Saturday The Mohawks failed to place in the twomile relay event which was won by the Mon moulh 111 runners The local boys efforts in the preliminaries of the quarter mile and half mile relays did not win them a right to par ticipate in the finals of cither event Second place in their heat of he 440yard event and third place in the 880yard run was he best they could do DRAKE STADIUM DCS Molnos a summer sun beating down on the setting and not L cloud in the shy ths major events n tha Drako relay carnival attracting more than 2600 athletes from 16 states were off this afternoon with a crowd of 3000 to 10000 in tho stands Ono of tho most perfect days In the history of tho carnival favored the program Tho track was dry and inst ndlcatlnff that records wero In dag ger but there was a stiff breeze blow ng out of tbe south to handicap the sprinters and hurdlers Just before the opening event was run off massed bands from more than a dozen universities colleges and high schools played The Star Spangled Ban ner Marjorie Ear Is Queen Miss Marjorie Earl of Simpson col lege was crowned aucen ot the relays and Miss Minnie Hansen a Nevada high school girl the princess With their courts they mounted thcli thrones nt tho north end of tbe with impressive ceremonies Central hlph school of Kansas Citj won tho opening event tbe claps high school halfmile relay Tho Mia sourinns were limed in 1 minute 33 110 seconds just four tenths of second slower than the Drako rei record Tccumsch Neb was second Carroll third and Washington high o Cfidnr Rnplds fourth Jack Elder Notre Dame halfbac raced to victory in the 100 yard dasl CORNELL IS FOR U I U MERGER Trustees at Mt Vernon Take Opposite View From Fay ette Authorities JIT VJJRNOM April vote of tho Interested persona in the proposed consolidation of Upper Iowa university Fayette and Cornell col lege Jit Vernon into ono institution now stands oneall The Cornell board of trustees yes terday gave its approval to tho pro ject sponsored by the Upper Iowa conference of tho Methodist Episco pal church by which tho schools are supported MOSCOW April orolcva and Natalie Akscnova heau ul ballet artistes both 20 gave a agio touch last night to the latest volutlonary ballet called Red oppy when they plunged to death om tha uppermost files oi the stage n full view ot the public and Just as 10 curtain was about to fall Both girls their handstied crashed n mid stage lust aa the ttmnderpu The TrtternatloE ale was struck up by the orchestra Fellow artists who knew the girl Intimately said that the girls ha fallen in love with a scenery painter Kurllko who lately has become re nowned for his art Devoted to eacf other and yet both desperately in lov with the painter It was thot that the preferred a common death as the bes way out ot the situation Tho ballet is packed full of revoln tionary heroic exploits and to the spec tators at a distance who had no heard the agonized cry ot the dancers drowned as it was in tho thunderou music the leap seemed like a novel stage feat effected with dummies To the corps de ballet however who at that moment came from the wings advancing to mid stage in a dance of revolutionary triumph the tragedy as only too apparent in all its grew me aspects Before their eyes lay THIEVES ENTER TWOOFF1CES Cash and Cookies Obtained by Burglars Who Got in rlers In 14 110 HB had a lend of about two yards over Iahlmeyer ot Wisconsin SUMMARIES thruout wcelc hut brief perlods of probeating Hester of MfrhlRin to th cipltatlon especially In northern by six inches in lift Tho 120 tlons temperature mostly above norhlsh hurdles went to Harold Trumlil mal until near close week Nebraska who skimmed the ba 880Vard A high school Irst section Central high Kansas ity Tifany Trannon Wilcox JILV on first Tocumseh Nebr second Carroll towa third Washington edar Rapids fourth time 120 Yard High by rumble Nebraska Fahlmeyer WIs onaln second Snorf Drake third enciulto Drake fourth Time 15 110 Hammer by Ilehigan 1562 feet Ujhelo Ketz Ohio Stato 1B20G feet second Dart North vestera 15202 feet third Marquis 4533 feet fourth 14531 fifth Two Mile A high 111 WenbogJer Van Gundy Murphy Borwn first Oa kaloosa second East high Des Moines bird Rockwell City fourth S321 100 Yard by Elder otro dame Hester Michigan sej ond Parks Drake third Engle Iowa State fourth Time IC TwoMile by Illinois Running Hamlett Or Lovich Hal Nebraska second Iowa State third Notre Dame fourth Time 910 Discus by Mitchel Iowa 141 feet 9 inches Howcll Okla lionjn 340 feet 4 inches second Lyons Illinois 139 feet third Lncm mlc Minnesota 337 foot 0 inches fourth AMES BAND WINS DES MO1XES April I Swinging post tho Judges stand i near perfect form the Iowa State co lege band of Ainesvlho North big school band of Des JVfolnes Class and tbe Knoxvillo hlch school bun 13 today marched themsclvc into first prize money of J100 In the respective classes of tho Drake rela festival band contest Twrntyon bands marched before the judges Thieves broke Into the Iten Biscuit company office 627 South Federal avenue and the ChampHn Reflninjr company oil station corner ot South Federal avenue and Eighth street southeast sometime late Friday night or early Saturday morning The Hen Biscuit company suffered a loss of but 60 cents about six stamps from a desk drawer and a few cookies tho it is possible that greater losses may be found when tho stock Is Invoiced Only 25 pennies wera taken at the Champlln Refining company oil sta tion by forcing open a cash drawer Local police officers called at the scenes of tile burglaries Saturday morning and made investigations The entry of tho biscuit company had lxcn effected by Incaking n window pano In tho rear of the building wlilcli lowed access to tho lock that was opened The safe bad been tampered with but tho burglars who seemed by e two girl friends the one dead worfc to be SUCCeerled n other just breathing Tho curtain 11 immediately hiding from the au ence the panic and tears ot the llerlnas In doing nothing more than hammer a few slight dents In the combination dial Drilled Hole in Huard TTH CHICAGO OLIGEM AN SLAIN Jobbers in Act of Holding Up Drugstore Fire at Clothes Man CHICAGO April man Arthur Esau was shot dead by rugstore robbers last Igbth police victim of gunmen bullets ere since Jan 1 and tbe fourth this nonlh Esau didnt have a chance He teppert Into a North Clarlc street dri tore In civilian clothes to make inrchase Two men who were liold ng up tho placo whirled to face him 3 pressed triggers be even reach for his Tho lossns were first discovered when William Amendt shipping clerk arrived at the office at 7 oclock Sat urday morning A hole that had been drilled in the composition hoard xvhlch divides the oftlco into two compart ments was one ot tlio first Indication ot tho robbery Mr Amende noticed Tho purpose of tho opening was evi dently to permit a view of the street while experiments wero performed on tho safe id tho rear section of the office A sample casa ot cookies and cakes was also opened In this room Entry at the ChampHn Refining company station had been effected In ind their fjpBerf ore Ksauyull veapon if tho same manner south window was A pano from broken and thfl lock released permitting ho window to bo raised It was necessary for small steel front ot a cash drawer to be removed before tbe 2j cents were found Tbe losses were discovered when It F Werley station agent came to TURN TO PAGK 14 COTAIMN 8 The robbers fletl leaving Esau to dfo on the drugstore floor while two clerks In a rear room struggled to re ease themselves from bonds tightened about their hands and feet by the robbers Passersby who heard the shots gave tho alarm Esau was 37 years old a veteran of 2 years police service and at the top of tbe efficiency list of his home Hce district Since 191 there have been 77 police men slain by criminals In Chicago Polish Airmen Forced to Return to Le Bourget IK HOUUGET April Polish alrmon rouis nncl Maj Cislmir Kubala who bopped off early thin morning for an tin known destination landed at Abbeville at 2 oclock this aftrrrvoon because of a brcalc in the radiator of their ma chine AUNT HEX By Robert Guillen That new clerk of Pas pretends to be a worker but he aint got me fooled No body ever got his tongue that slick by keepin his nose on a grindstone ;