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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 1, 1928, Mason City, Iowa ft Tti WAS DAILY NEWSPAPER AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 1 1928 FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED 1RliSS LEASED WIRE REPORT NQ 255 COURTNEY HOPS OFF FOR NEWFOUNDLAND NUN IN DENIAL OF INFLUENCE OVER ASSASSIN Wbman Testifies at Pre liminary Hearing for Toral MEXICO CITY Aug bedo de la Lata the mini who was named by Jose de Leon Tpral as having influ enced him indirectly to assas sinate Gen Alvaro Obregon i testified at the preliminary Hearing of Toral today that ishe had never told him or any jjfbody that the deaths of Pres Calles General Obregon and the Patriarch Perez were necessary for a settlement of the religious conflict She denied that she had ever influenced Toral to kill any living creature saying I never thot that he would kill even a Italy Gives Royal W fdlUOj lib to Nobile Party After Heeney Who Is Next BLAMES WOMAN CITY Aug rum Concepcion Acefaedo dela Lata has been named by Jose da Leon Toral youth art student as having Influenced him in the as sassinatlon PresidentElect Alvaro pbregon Tpral named tha nun when ques ths Judge in tha preliminary instance In San Angel with Wnot week s growth Tdral eeataed utterly indifferent under the questioning He iwas calm and composed His voice ij was low but he spoke clearly and TO PAGE 7 COLUJfN 8 BOY HELD FOR i BABTS DEATH 10 Year Old Admits Killing Quebec Child Because It MONTREAL Aug 1 A 10 year old boy was In St Johns jail here charged with murder of a four months old infant left in his care Holland Couslneau employed by the parents Mr and Mrs Roch Sore as a farm hand testified at an inquest that ha killed the child because it cried He said he took the baby by the less ana swung It around his head and struck its head against tha backof a he hit it with 1 whetstone The GlobeGazette Oilers a Book on Home Conveniences Housekeepers save time and strength these hot days Stop dry Ing dishes The United states gov ernment says tills fa a waste ot time It shows the housewife how to arrange a rinser and drainer that saves this work and leaves the dishes In better condition It shows her how to make a fire less cooker it she cant buy one Its uso will cut the fuel bill In two and save much labor Did you ever think of putting a hinge on one end of the Ironing board and attaching it to the wall with a collapsible leg on the other Thus It folds out of the way and is always ready for use These a few of the hints on household efficiency Uncle Sam gires In a booklet on homo con veniences Our Washington bu reau will procure a copy of this useful booklet for anyone who sends in name address and 4 cents in coin or stamps for return post age and handling Frederic J Hasliln Director The Masmi City Information Bureau Washington D C I enclose herewith I cenls in coin or stamps for a copy of tho booklet HOME CONVEN IENCES Name City State SHARKEV Justwholl get tho next chance nt Hie worlds heavywcifflit chntnnlnnsliip is a problem liofJieriitg fliosu interested norfor thineTliere is n demand for tlie return of Jack nnmnsey for a title bout and a Krowinp belief that Tommy Lougliran the llglithenvy kinj must lie consiilercil as a Jieavyweiffht possibility Jniimiy Rlslio is still lie outslanilinr candidate for the job of challenger And ilion here is Jack who however is a drriileilly dark dark lowan Wins Olympic Vault BIVERS RECOVER SHIPSJEWELS Sunken Treasure Gleaned From Vessel Is Valued at Two Million LORIENT France Aug A message from BcUe Isle today said that sunken treasure consisting of dia monds and precious stones valued at francs had been recovered by divers from the hullc of the Belgian steamer Elizabeth ville Tho vessel was torpedoed oft the coast near here during the closing months of tho war The divers who were employed by the Belgian government found the tsait exceptionally arduoiis They succeed ed In locating the treasure a fortnight ago and dynamited the strong room The explosion caused ths flooring to give way and tho treasure chest fell to the bottom It appeared that 11 would be Impossible to reach it hut the salvage workers persevered and recovered the jewels Judicial Convention of Democrats Will Be Convened in Des Moines FORT DODGR Aug Richard F Mitchell chairman of the democratic state central committee to day Issued a call for a stale demo ratic judicial convention to be held in Des Moines Thursday Aug 9 at II a m The call lists delegates entitled to attend Mr Mitchell said he would name the chairman of the convention tomorrow Dows Resident Will Join Husband in England DOWS Aug Sam Covins n of this city lefj Tuesday morning go to Briggs Kngrlnnd to meet her husband who is working 111 the sugar mills of that city She expects to onll 4 Mrs Covinston the daugh ter oC Mr nnd Mrs John Tacobson o this city and is remembered ns 7ii cile Jacobson Mr and Mrs ton expet to mnke their home In land tor an indefinite Sabin Carr Is Over Bar at Record Mark Houser Annexes Champion ship m Discus Throw for Yankee Squad OLYMPIC STADIUM Aug stars of other nations on the Olympic track here today two Yankee athletes Amsterdam eclipsed by HOPE SEEN FOR OEORGEBRENNAN Physician Reports Demo cratic Leader Has Fight ing Chance for Life CHICAGO Brennan was George Slven a good chance for recovery today but there was a gen eral sentiment among democratic lead ers that Tho Napoleon of Illinois Democracy might never again he able to resume the political leadership lie has held since the death of Roger Sulli carried off first places in the pole vault and discus throw It was an van lowan Sabin Carr of Dubuque and j There was no single personality out Yale university who vaulted the high standing among the states democratic est clearing Hie bar at 13 feet 0 61G I chieftains who appeared as A natural Inches n new Olympic record successor to Mr Brennan who Bud Houscr held up the United righting for his life at the John States reputation the dis cus championship with an Olympic record breaking toss of meters or 155 feet 2 101128 inches The Los Angeles dentist thus re tained his title won In 1924 when his winning effort was meters and brokehis own Olympic record set on that occasion which Is tha equivalent 131 feet 5 116 inches American Is Tlilril Al Kivl of Finland was second to Houser and Jim Corson an American was third all surpassing the Olympic record John Anderson ot Cornell third U S representative was fifth William Droegmuller was second In the pole vault with meters or 33 feet 5 716 inches The old record was J3 feet 5 inches set by another Amer ican F K Ross at tho Antwerp games in 1020 Iowa Farmers Refuse to Hear Brookhart Address nwAPLETON Aug U S Senator Smith W Brookhart of I Iowa has been refused a speaking here by the Momma county farmers educational and coOpefatlon union because of his support of Herbert Hoover for president A letter sent by tho Union thru John E Brenner secretary referred to a letter sent by Senator Brookhart July 23 inquiring into tho possibility of arranging a speaking date The matter was discussed very thoroly pro and con and resulted in the almost unanimous opinion that any Invitation to speak here during the campaign be with Mr Brenner wrote htm There Is an overwhelming sentiment of resentment of your Indorsement of Herbert Hoover as a presiden tial candidate It wan recalled by many that you your self not so long ago led in tho support ot on independent candidate Robert M while at the same time uttering denunciations of the Harding and Cool Idge administrations while now you indorse the man who was responsible in the largest measure for these policies Our organization has gone on record In op position to Mr Hoover and if I am any judge of hu man nature it IB not going to be turned aside by any appeal to outside Issues such ns prohibition BROOKHART The letter was forwarded by F O Iurey town clerk former pub lisher of the Democrat West Point MOST OF IOWA SMITH INVITES Women Cry as Survivors Reach Home Rescued Explorers Show Traces of Hardships of Arctic Trip ROME Ans CORN CROP IS TASSELING OUT Hail Does Some Damage in Franklin Harvest vora ble NES AUK of Iowascorn crop has tasselei and about half la showing silks as a result of good progress during the week ending July 31 the weather and crop bureau of the Iowa department ot agriculture reported today Hail and wind daTnnge was serious In limited areas on July 2G with about damage reported from both Llscomb township Marshall county and Grant township Franklin county Corn blown down has generally straightened up without serious dam age With weather generally favorable has been nearly finished Winds and rains have caused some delay In central Iowa Threshing has been delayed to allow grain to dry nnd cure but meager returns Indicate T good quality of grain except whoro damaged by rain in the shock with yields of barley very good oats fail very good and winter wheat fair to Haying made good progress during cool dry weather Homo timothy has been cut for seed Rain would be beneficial to pastures which have boon holding out well Truck crops generally need rain Sweet corn has furnished roasting ears Potatoes havo been favored by Lhe weather out tomatoes have ma tured slowly PEEKTODISGUSS FARM SITUATION Disappointed Committee Head Turns cratic erno the cheersof their countrymen ring Ing in their ears Gen Umberto Nobile five other survivors oE the were In Italy today while the nation rejoiced over their having been snatched from death in the Arctic Women wept and threw flowers n the path of tho survivors when they reached Rome In the special cftr which had brot them from Narvik Norway Two of the rescued men did not return to Italy Capt Alberto Ma riano being left behind in a hospital in Narvik recovering from the ampu tation of his foot and Prof F Behoun ek returning to his natlva CzcchoSlo vakia General Nobile and his companions were received almost with royal hon ors by Prince kudovico Pentenzianl overnor of Rome and other high oC icials in the room of tho railway sta ion reserved for the king and his amlly Cnnvfl OvctKiins Police When they came out on the street ho crowd went wildand broke thru ho lines of police and carabineers Scores of women embraced the ex lorers The automobiles bearing them vero only able to proceed at the speed of a slow walk toward tho mens lomes General Nobile appeared tired ana nls face showed plainly the hardships he had undergone His companions with the exception ot Radio pperatoi Gluseppi looked thi SPANIARDS IN FIRST HOP OF WORLD FLIGHT FourMotored Plane Is Over Ocean Head ing West ISLAND OF H 13 B Murphy hospital following operations necessitated by infected teeth There were a dozen or more men however any one oE whom might fall heir to tha democratic dictatorship should Mr lirennans health compel the abandon ment of the mnntlc Brennans rise to rower from break er boy to banker was being retold to dny by his friends as they kept in touch with reports from his bedside j which early today were that ha wav getting better every A state ment by Brennans physicians said he had spent a restful W H Davidson of Ames Purchases Allison Paper ALLISON Aug H Dnvii sou of Ames has purchased tho Allison Tribune from Mrs Jennie Rowan anil has taken possession lie is here with his family Mrs Rowan will make Iicr liome at fies Moines with her son nf ter settltng up business matters here ORTA FAYAL Azores Aug 1 Capt Frank Courtney British aviator who has been waiting for a favor able opportunity to take off from the Azores on a trans Atlantic flight to Canada off for Newfoundland late this afternoon The British airman who made an unsuccessful effort to take off on July 26 had ex tremely favorable weather conditions There was a bright sunshine and a moderate sea The wind was from the north At the very time that Cap tain Courtney took off tne Spanish plane under the com mand of Ma j Eamon Franco was enroute to Horta on the first leg of a round the world flight Major Franco left Cadiz Spain this morning and was due in Horta several hours after the Courtney hop off TURN TO iAGE 7 COLUMN 4 FORMER BRITT CASHIER DEAD David Miller Succumbs Home Following Brief Illness at BAYS N Smith ins Invited George N Peek a farm leader from the cornbclt to have breakfast tomor row with him In Now York and to dis cuss the agricultural situation Tho democratic presidential nominee iniioimccd his engagement with Peek just before he departed by motor for New York from Canoe Place Inn his vacation headquarters since Saturday Peck who is a republican was a supporter Frank O Lowden during his proconvention campaign Ima been in New York conferring with the dem ocratic executive campaign committee Ho lias expressed hts dissatisfaction over tho farm plank In the republican BRITT Aug J Miller platform and over Herbert Hoovers candidacy Peek lives In lifeline nnd Is chairman of the committee of 22 which lias been active In an unsuccess ful effort to obtain federal legislation along tlie lines of tha vetoed McNary Hangon hill His conference with Governor Smith comes as the democratic nomlneo Is shaping up in his mind his acceptance speech which will he delivered at Al bany three weeks from tonight and in which the governor intends to discuss campaign issues Including farm relief about nnc time cashier of the Britt Commercial bank now defunct died at his homo here early this morning after a brief illness Since the closing of the bank Mr Miller had been en gaged In the Insurance business No arrangments for the funeral have been announced pending word from a daughter Mrs Clyde Wunbolc Greenfield wlro Is away from her hnme on an auto tour The other sur vivors are the widow and a second daughter Mildred Miller at hnme Mr Miller came to Britt 25 years ago Ho was a veteran of tile Span ishAmerican war Several weeks ago in a telegram to W H Settle president of the Indiana j Farm Bureau federation Smith prom1 I T U 1 II ised If elected to seek the advice of L J Marian Lake experts during tho winter so that he might havo all ready for presentation to congress after his Inauguration a comprehensive plan of farm relief Fund Oversubscribed DUBCQUK Aug University ot Dubuque has announced that its diamond jubilee fund of has been oversubscribed by This sum has been raised during the last year and a half Mills Resident Dies The stars and stripes went up on all three poles for the first time when Charley McGinnis the little Chicagoan j took third place with meters or 12 feet 11 18 inches j McGinnis tied with Vic Pickard ot Canada and Lee Barnes wbo shared the Olympic championship in 1924 thru a tie with Glenn for third place today but won the jump off for the medal PIckard then beat Barnes for the points Conger Paxscs rrcllms Ray Conger slim young former Iowa State college track star Rice vllle captured the fifth elimination heat In the 1500 defeating both Dr Otto Peltzcr of Germany and Kdvin j wlrie Sweden Keller of France TURN TO PAUK 7 COJUMX 5 Will Rogers SANTA MONICA July 31 America used to have to do to win the Olympics was to buy some steamer tickets over there Tho thot never entered our Iiead that any nation could beat us in field snorts because we were the first ones that specialized In one event had trainers Now they have all learned and are doinff that so wo nro no Kieater than any other nnt after they get on to our tricks Snmc way with our mass produc tion and buying on credit They are getting on to that now ao it looks like prohibition Is about all we have on em Yours WILL Fish Fail to Bite so Hoover Tries New Spot LAKE MILLS Aug 1 Mar Ian 64 well known resident here died at bis home early this morning affqr a lengthy Illness He U survived by his wlfo and several children No ar rangements for the funeral have been made CROWD AT TAKEOF strumming a farewell four Spanish off this morn ing In a on Ills first lap of a flight around the world In clays Threo attempls were necessary be fore tlie plane nameri Numancin rom the waters after part of Its load iail been lightened At f a on the third attempt he plane toolc nff and headed for uhe some miles From there tho nlrmen to tead for Halifax and then New York Flight to fo 45 Days Before leaving IJnmon Franco lint and commander informed tho IVeHS correspondent that e hoped to be Itftck In Cadiz In 45 lays Capt Ruiz do who was kit Franro on the first flight across ho South Atlantic In 12G was i utor aboard tho plane The other TUKN TO FAfiK 7 4 G ASKING FOUR MILLION LAKE MILLS MARSHAL DIES W J Phelan Succumbs in Albert Lea Hospital After Operation LAKE MILLS Aug J Phelan 47 town marshal for the last six jcars who had gained considerthe Nominee Angles for Trout in Shadow of Mount Shasta SHASTA SPHINGS Aug lure of the mountain troul brot Herbert Hoover to the Mount Shasta region where he hoped to have better luck today than smiled him yesterday in the Klaniath river section to the northward There he made a good catch but the rainbows wero too small to furnish real sport After failing to find any sizeable fish around tho Brown camp region republican presidential candidate ablo reputation as an enemy ot the bootlegging fraternity died in an Albert Lea hospital at 9 oclock last night following an operation per formed Tuesday morning No arrangemenls for the funeral have been mado aitho the body has been brot hers from Albert He U survived by Ills wife decided suddenly personally to InvLS tlgato reports that there was good fishing In tho Tit and McCloud rivers near the base of the gigantic ShaMa mountain whlh dominates the plains hero for scores of miles broken suddenly at Browns Hoover and his pnrlyof morr selllnjr forth for Shasin ithan 40 ItRJ ItRN TO PAGE 7 COLUMN 4 IOWA FORECAST Tartly cloudy and unsettled night anil Thursday with probably lorn thunder slmw prs not much change in tempera ture LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Wednesday HlRlicst Tuesday 8S Dcsrccs Lowest In Night 65 Decrees 8 A M 7Degrees The corn must have liked such n day as Tuesday Those at Clear IjRlte who profit from resort trade were happy too There was a south wind a bright sun and a reasonably high peralure on this last day of July A dense fog ushered August on to the scene Wednesday morning Drive for Campaign Fund to Start Soon Treasurer Nutt Says Aug campaign fund of 00 was called for today hy Chairman of the national committee The figure was fixed at a conference C pnrty dcrs here Com nittee Treasurer Nutt Jeremiah MIT k eastern treasurer Franklin committee secretary and Her jert executive secretary Active solicitation of funds will be n very sonn Mr Nutt said Mean ho reponcd many contributions large and small arii coming into tha republican till from all sections of tho countrv AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen 1 dont waste much sym pathy on that Jones tribe Pa says Fate kept cm poor but acts o Providence dont make a house smell like ;