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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 9, 1928, Mason City, Iowa DAILY fORTHf AtfD MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 9 1928 FIVE CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORTNO 262 JUDGE ORDERS HICKMAN TO HANG ON OCT 19 FLORIDA STORM PASSES OUT TO GULF OF MEXICO 4 23 Towns Damaged by Hurricane in Trip I Across State JACKSONVILLE Aug 9 into the Gulf ot Mexico of the trophical hurricane which ravaged part of the Florida east coast nnd tore across cen tral Florida from east to west was j announced today by officials of the Western Union Telegraph after checking with ththelr offices in the affected area ti The hurricane passed into the Gulf of Mexico last night about 50 j miles north of Tampa JACKSONVILLE Aug West Indian hurricane whose careless strokes have raked costly j furrows across central Florida for 48 hours swept toward the gulf after stripping part of the rich citrus belt unroofing houses by the thousands V fend snapping power and communica tion lines with monotonous fury I Coupled with the astonishing news no lives had been reported lost fragmentary calculations iT mil lions in damage from West Palm teeach to Melbourne On the east coast across almost to Tampa on the west 1 These three points formed extremi ties a storm torn square the oth er sides of which remained to be determined by the westward course ot the storm which apparently was diminishing in Intensity Storm jtvarnfngs were raised as far west as lle Indicating that the disturbance bound for the Apalachicola curve gulf coast line Iowa Democrats Nominate Supreme Court Judges MISSOURI DRY LEADS rs v s In velocity came of inforniatioh that Identical accounts of de ttation This held true for all ex jpl the Lake Okeechobes district tlnere flood waters threatening and small communities as trlb itarles rose under the impetus of 8 tncftes of rainfall In 24 hours The ke had risen two feet Heading inland at the Palm beaches on Tuesday where minor damage oc curred the storm unroofed houses at rill and snapped power lines on every hand Much of the east coast spent Tuesday and last night in darkness to be joined in this plight last night by towns of the central area j Then the storm raked ruthlessly Fort Pierce Vero Beach and iStuart where collective damage estl mates ranged as high as j Citrus Belt Feels Gale Next the disturbance dug Into the fBparsely settled east central lake country where St Cloud was men aced for a time by East Lake Taho pekallga By late afternoon yesterday the hillocks and small cities of the central citrus belt began to feel the shrieking gale Already the coast citrus area n Bpots resembled a winter scene with orchards stripped of leaves and green fruit Myriad snowballs of young TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 3 diaries M Hay St Louis a noted dry who leads over James A Collette Salisbury a wet candidate with the backing of Senator James A Keed for he nomination for United States senator from Missouri in an early count of votes Hay was favored in most parts of the state except St Louis WAR LOOMS AS CROAT LEADER IF WOJNDS BROKEN PENCIL ONLY CLEW TO GIRLS JLAYER Evanston Man Arrested as Suspect in Brut al Murder Aug piece oC broken pencil today gave police their only tangible clew to the slayer of Miss Jennie Constance college teacher and who was as saulted and beaten to death in Evan ston Tuesday night when waylaid as she was returning home from the Morthwestern university library The broken bit of pencil was found near her body and police said It cor responds with another bit of broken pencil taken from the clothing ot John Burke Evanston man arrested as a suspect Both pieces of pencil had been chewed and appeared to ba of the same original pencil police said Miss Constances purse also was found today picked up in a hedge surrounding the home where her body was found It was found soma dis tance from where the body was indl eating the slayer had thrown it there after emptying it of its contents President Walter Dill Scott of Northwestern university where Miss Constance was attending summer school today announced the univer sity would give a reward of Miss Constance who was head of ihe English department at Bradley Polytechiiical Institute at Peoria was attackefl arid slain while returning home alone from thejjbrary The Murder Victim Suspected Lover r slayetir apjjalttii tl i behind striking the head with an iron pipe Widespread Disorders in Jugoslavia Regarded as Likely VIENNA Aug Stefan Raditch fiery Croatian peasant leader as a result a shoot ing In the chamber of deputies is causing deep anxiety in 12urope as well as Jugoslavia The belief was held in some quar ters today that the situation con tained at least the possibility ot civjl war lor Jugoslavia unless strong out side influences were efficiently erted Troops were parading today thru the streets of Zagreh where Had itch died last night at the age of Po IJCe also appeared In strong1 force and all places of entertainment were closed There was an uneasy feeling that demonstrations occur These it was feared might lead to greater dis turbances in view of tho intense re sentment of the Croats against the Jugoslav government party whom tJicy hold responsible for the shoot The GlobeGazette Offers a Booklet on Bird Houses Homes for Is the name of a booklet which every bird lover should have These feathered friends make ex cellent neighbors They are de sirable about premises not only on account of their beauty and sonsr but because of their economic worth All day long they will pro tect your trees shrubs and gar dens from ruinous Insects Ko attraction for birds is more effectual than a series of houses suited to the needs of the various kinds of birds These houses are not difficult to construct and are very Inexpensive Beautify your surroundings by erecting a number ot them Com plete instructions are contained in an Interesting booklet which this bureau has for distribution In close 4 cents in coin or stamps for return postage and handling ing HOOVER IS TO E PRESENT AT Mrs Myrtle Mellus 41 wealthy Los Angeles woman was found slain in her home with Leo P Kelly 29yearold meat cutter who admitted a clandestine affair He said he gave her a terrible beating but denied Uillinj Ihe woman Disorders Might Spread That such disorders might not long remain local was the fear that was HEAT CLAIMS LIVESOF FIVE Chicagoans Succumb During Mercury Rise No Re lief in Sight CHICAGO Aug sive heat and lightning claimed five victims in Chicago yesterday a blanket heat wave which directly or indirectly caused 15 deaths In the mlddlewest Lightning during an electrical storm struck a rock pile ona south side beach and killed William Kllpatrick 35 While the mercury hung between S7 and 92 in various parts of the city three deaths were attributed to tho heat and there was one drown ing No relief was indicated by forecasts Continued warm weather today and tomorrow was predicted for the middle west general with possible showers Friday St Paul had three deaths from the heat and Milwaukees drownlngs totaled five At Bcnton Harbor causing deep anxiety elsewhere than mRn nfter collapsing from the heat find another drowned In Indiana arbor Jugoslavia The bitterness oC the Croats towards what they regard as Serbian domination is well known The prospect of a peaceful reconciliation seemed hopeless at present especial ly since a parliamentary commission has voted In favor of ratifyingthe Xettuno convention with Italy in the fnca ot hitter Croatian opposition The Nettuno convention permits Italians to own land along the Dal matian coastal plane M Prebltchevitch leader of the upon hearing oC death immediately issued n summons for the executives of tin party to as semble on Saturday Tha fire of hatred between tho ele ments which go to make up the king dom of the Croats Serbs and Slovenes flared with the shootinpr of Raditch on June 20 Punica Ratchltch a radi cal government deputy Infuriated at TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 3 Frederic J Hasldn Director The Mason Clfy GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I inclose herewith 4 cents In coin or stamps for a copy of the booklet HOMES FOR BIRDS HOME Name Street City State Resident of Fertile Failing to Get Wife to Return Tries Suicide DES MOINES Aug len Sanderson 19 of Fertile attempt ed aulcida in front ot a hotel hero to day by drinking poison after an un successful attempt to effect a recon ciliation with his wife Geraldino Dun lap Sanderson a carnival worker The woman said she would not re turn to Sanderson because oC her be lief he could not support her They wei n married in Albert last August Sanderson prob ably will recover Sfif IOWA FORECAST Partly rloudy Thursday n IK lit and Friday Irohably local fhiin rler showers in southeastern ami extreme east portions Thursday afternoon and Thursday nlftlit Snmcwhnt cooler Friday in north east portion LOCAL STATISTICS weather figures for GlobeGazette 4 hour period a m Thursday ending at S oclock WOMAN JUMPS OUT OF TRAIN Victim Believed to Have Beta Resident oi BURLINGTON Aug vonian believed to be Mrs E E Hughes of Wales enroute from Den ver to New York and thence overseas jumped thru a Pullman win dow of Burlington train No 2 early his morning near Danville and was instantly The woman was clad only in a ilghtgown and coat She was missed rom the train between Burlington and Galesburg and was found by section men out of Ottumwa Letters in her baggage to E Hughes indicated ill health and de spondency and suggested care for her children according to railroad offi cials UNIDENTIFIED MANHANGS SELF Strangers Body Is Found in Stockyards at Bris Mominee to Be Guest of Fellow Hawkeyes at Annual Event QTANFORD UNIVERSITY Aug will give its foremost citizen Herbert Hoover a tumultuous farewell as it sends him forth next week in quest of the presi dency Moving southward from his home here a week from today the repub lican presidential nominee will be the center figure in receptions in four cities if he accepts the invitations which have poured in upon htm These are Santa Barbara Pasadena Angeles and Long Beach At the last named place the nominee will be greeted by thousands ot othei native born lowans who will he gatli cred there for their annual picnic Usually from to persons attend this function each August Since his selfimposed silence will be liftedwith the delivery of his accept ance speecli here Saturday the nom inee is expected to deliver addresses at all these places with the prin cipal ones in the civic center at Los Angeles where he will be formally welcomed by city officials and at the outing oC lowans Inspects Notification JPlans Hoover had an engagement today with Senator George Moses ot New Hampshire chairman of the notlflco Parsons Sees No Aid From HigherTariff Anderson Hamilton Kint zinger Hageman to Op pose Republicans D Highest Wednesday02 Degrees Lowest in Degrees At 8 A M Thursday 80 Degrees Wednesdays maximum temperature was tho highest dished out by Aug ust and it equals the highest re corded in the previous month Singu larly enough this roasting weather with the circus Thursday prom ised another high maximum altho the wind in the forenoon was from the northwest which usually furnishes a little Smiths Foe Asks Debate in Cathedral Stvaton Wants Discussion Duplicated in Catholic Church NEW YORK Aiiff spe cial dispatch to the Evening Post from Greenwood Lake N today quoted the Rev Dr John Roach Strat on pastor ot Cavalry Baptist church as snylng lie was willing to debate with Governor Smith in Calvary Bap tist the governor was willing to repeat the debate Et Patricks cathedral Dr Stratonw suggestion was a re ply to the governors chaUenge that they debate the pastors charge that tho democratic presidential nomineeis the deadliest fofe in America totlny of the forces moral progress and true political I am maklnjj the suggestion that we debate both in my church and again in St Patricks the Post quotes Dr Straton as saying hecauEo I do not like to have my Catholic friends suppose for i minute that I hellcvR a Baptist churchis more holy ground than their cathed ral Understand I am not a foe of tho the pastor continued Some of my dearest friends are Cath olics I am conducting a oneman fight on Governor Smiths on his religion or his character There is nothing I havn against him personal ERISTOW Augl The body of an unidentified man apparently be tween 45 and 50 years old was found hanging at the end ot a rope attached to one of the crossbeams in the stock yards hero this morning He had been tiead several hours The only clciv to his identity was a travelers check for issued at Hot Springs to S T Hteenson No address was A memorandum book which was found in the pocket of the mans coat gave no clew to his identity for e very tiling that might have cleared up the mystery had been torn out Indicating officers believe that the man intend ed to as he hnd lived for the last two days ah unknown Officers did not class the stranger as a tramp all ho he appeared to have no means of support when found in ddition o tlie travelers check he had between lio and JG5 on his per son When last seen he was In the local cafe last eating his dinner which was his last one Physicians stated that it was probable that the stranger had hnngeI himself shortly after eating his evening meal The coroner from Shell Rock was called and took charRs of the body No in quest will he held it was announced Smith Checks Up on Saratogas Promise to End Race Gamblino Y Aiiff A Cation of Burlington n civilian clothes today were hunting out a hand of rebels ALBANY State police ir continued their work ot policing Sar itoga Springs under direct orders rom Governor Smith Their continuance at the Spa it the height of the August Horse racing season was for the purpose of checking ui on promise made yes terday to tho governor by Saratoga county and city law enforcement of ficials that they would clean up all illeged gambling and vice conditions complaints of which had stirred the governor to action tignt to so over the pro gram lor day afte tomorrow at the university stadium Tomorrow he will confer with Dr Hubert Work chairman of the repub lican national committee who will ar rive here then from Washington and Chicago Other party leaders also wil nrrivo from practically every state in TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 2 ES MOINES Aug democrats selected today at the democratic state judicial con to head the judicial ticket for places on the Iowa lupreme court bench are James W Anderson former district judge Sioux City J W Kintzinger Dubuque Wil son H Hamilton Sigourney Fred Hagemann Waverly The convention completed its work in less than an hour DBS MOINES Aug democrats convened hero today in slate judicial convention to name four party candidates for Justices of the Iowa supreme court The names of the nominees will go on the November election ballot com pleting the ticket of the democratic arty in this campaign Draft was resorted to by the con ention to fill ths Judicial slato since hero was an insufficient number oC Cor the places Before the convention opened only one attorney lad expressed a willingness to have Ills name presented to the convention for Us consideration This was for mer District Judge J W Anderson formerly Onawa but now of Slou OBJECTIONS OF BOYS LAWYERS ARE OVERRULED Sentence Follows Refusal of Supreme Court to Grant Rehearing BULLETIN LOS ANGELES Aug liam E Hickman today was ordered hanged at San Quentin penitentiary on Oct 19 next for the slaying1 of Marion Parker Judge Douglas Edmonds overruled nine defense ob jections before setting the second hanging date for the youthful kidnaper who lew the 12 year old school firl here last December MARINES FIRE ON REBEL BAND One American Killed in Brisk Encounter on Coco River MANAGUA Marina corps airplanes today sought the position of rebels who killed one marino and wounded three others in noVthern Nicaragua Tho marinoa fired on the rebels killing ten and wounding three Private Slyer Slenple of 1InrLConl was Idlled Thomas Paine Rox bnry Russell iachoenbcvscr South Charleston ind Mclvin Mosior TopeUu wore wounded They wero tauen to Puerto Cahezis ty plnno for medical treatment It was stated there that they would re cover unless complications developed Tho marines weremembers of a detachment of 50 under Cnpt Merrill A of Burlington who JudgeAnderson was 1 ti the judicial district from 10iSt 1020 Tho temporary chairman and kej note speaker of tho convention wa James M Parsons of Des Moincs wh after setting fortii the democratic a titude as to selection of the part judicial candidates launched into political discussion of general sitnn lions which he said were pcrmissahl f reduced to a minimum In a Judicia Mr Parsons discountec the protective tariff as a method o solving tho price question for ngrlcnl ural commodities nnd flayed tho re mhlican party for its SLAMS REPUBLICANS ANGELES Auff Villiiim ISchvarcl Hickman kidnaper nd slayer of 12 year old Marlon arker in LOR Angeles last December as brot a slop nearer the gallows oday as the superior court docketed m for vosentenclng Hickman who Is in San Quentin irison necessarily need not be In ourt to hear sentence pronounced again attorney announced The resent cueing is to follow an order of tho state supreme court de nying Vikm a rehearing his cace thft IJLW Htckman must die some time between BQ and 90 days Reporters of Iowa to Meet in Mason City The court reporters of Iowa will meet in Mason City next yenr aecord nB to Lloyd Tait Judge Joseph 1 reporter wlio has just re turned from the annual convention held in Moincs Wednesday and I Thursday Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Aug 8 had a stiff breeze yester day which has developed with each succeeding edition in our Califor nia papers till by this afternoons extra tho tornado is sweeping the whole state I am going to set a net nnd per haps catch one of tho best homes that are reported blowing this way Well Al has finally dignified the clergy by offering to debate with one In the old days ho would have kidded that off with one wise crack Thats tho trouble with our candidates after nominations they take things serious and lose the touch thnt put cm where they are Yours WILL Copyright lieved to be in the Coco river region They were makinp their way up tho Coco river in boats nnd siphler tho hand about 20 miles from Man on Tuenday The marines npentMl fire on the rebels who UIR shore nnd a Iri5k encounter fcl lowrtl DES MOINES Aug very nature of the agricultural Indus ry precludes any possibility that a irotoctive tariff can benefit the Am erican farmer Tames Jf Parsona Lemporary chairman of the dcmocrnllo TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 1 Suspect in Dubuque Robbery Is Found in Hospital at Esthevville ESTHERVILLE AUK Grant Brown 11 who lies In a hos pital here with a bullet wounrt tn left lung is believed by officers to the man who was shot by Earl C Alexander of In nn at tempted robbery In tha tourist pail hero early thin morning Brown told officers ho was hit by a stray bullet while walking across tho railroad brlrtse near the touria pnrk Ho was arrested at his home short ly after tho attempted holdup unrt Physicians were dressing i wnundfi when tho officers arrived Patterson Wins Missouri G O P Senate Nomination BRENMN RITES Simple Funeral Services for Democratic Leader to Be on Friday ALBANY N Atiff Smith has derided to Bo to Chicnj lo attend lie fun oral of George E ISrennan It is intention of tho demo cratic iinsiduntinl leave for thn west this Rvonine in fhe Twentieth Century Limited train uliicli would put him in Chicago at n in tomorrow He plims to return to Albany to morrow night CHICAGO Aus ilmple funeral services the kind George K Brennan himself might lave nrranged will B conducted In morrow for the man upon whom Illi nois democrats had pinned their hopea or leadership In the present state and national A service nt the home and services nt Our Lady of Mount Carmel church hnvft been planned Immed iately following the democratic na tional cornmttteonmns death oariy yes terday the family requested that ho no flornrf tributes Pall bearers have been chosen from among Ihe men with whom Mr Bren nnn wna closely nssoclatcd by tics of friendship politics nnd huslnes Two of tho pnllbcnrcrs will tie police Gilbert and Richard P Ciill who wore close friends of Mr Hrcnnan Two others George Fits fterald and John Kcullnna are cousins Jproe mid Fred C Hachtel the other pallbearers were closely nl lied with Mr Brennnn in politics and tmslneas respectvolv Hay Increases His Lead Over Senator Reeds Candidate ST LOUIS Aug C Patterson ot Springfield Mo United States district attorney at Kansas City Ms apnprcjitly nomin ated as republican candidate for Unit ed States senator in Tuesdays pri mary liis plurality over Nathan Frank of St Louis continued to climb today Patterson was votes ahead of Frank on the hasis of returns from precincts out of Tile vole was Patterson Frank and David M Proctor Kansas City The lead of Charles M Kay leader of the state over Tames A Col let a wet whoso campaign wns spon sored by Senator James A Heed campaign stood at with precincts tabulated Hay had and Col let Francis Wilson of Platte City had a wide lead over his opponent for the democratic gubernatorial nomination Stats Senator A L McCawloy Wil son had McCawley Henry S Cauldelds lead over hla nearest opponent Lieut Gov Phil Bennett of Springfield for the republi can gubernatorial nomination stood at with precincts reported Caulfields vote was Bennetts Hay who was attacked by Senator Reed on grounds that Hays dry views would conflict with the stand of Gov Al Smith on prohibition said he would attend tho notification for Governor Smith on Aug 23 and while ln New York wouir confer with Smith on the Missouri campaign Hay said ho intends to give frovernor Smith his full support in the coming AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen Ella is the kind o woman that would think it sinful to drink coffee if she didnt like ;