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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 14, 1928, Mason City, Iowa a rtt to WAS DAI ir NEWSPAPER AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV UNITED INTERKATIQKAI NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY ASSOCIATED PIUOSS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO 266 FAIR PROVES MECCA ON MASON CITY DAY ro Bootblack Admits Killing Teacher in Evanston IQBBERY GIVEN AS MOTIVE FOR flRLSJLAYING Wrist Watch Is Y Clew to Arrest of Youth Aug ton police today wrote solved CTOES the case of Jennie Meta Con Vpance slain near Northwestern uni ersity campus last Tuesday night David Shanks a young Negro boot lack was held as the slayer of the 18 year old lingiisb teacher from jeoria 111 Police said he had made a confession Robbery was the motive Shanks when police asked him why he struck down Miss Constance ortly after she started down a dark from the university library I get for shining shoes is old officers and thats about SS eek That aint enough and thats ry I set out to rob some woman last esday night I guess it wasnt rth while for all I got was a wrist tch that I sold for Jeweler Gives Tip It was the watch that led police to anks A Jeweler notified the police a wrist watch had been brot to ym for removal of the initials M Officers were waiting last night ien LeBart Bastian a youth whose Mier operates an Kvanston shoe Ine parlor called for the timepiece tlari told ot buying the watch for a customers you get this watch the officers while trs covered Shanks with revolvers the Negro cried 1 ne it J killed with a stenographer making copy of his statements Shanks pnt into details Found Pipe in Cutler pipe I hit her with was in the litter and I picked it he suid walked until I came to a dark ot in ivliich to hide while waiting some woman to come along alone I could rob her I saw this woman mlns when the was about 200 feet ay hut she didnt see me for it was dark When she got opposite me I mped out and struck her down I abbed her purse but there wasnt a nt In it Then I dragged her back shrubbery thinking she ight have some money concealed in clothes 1 didnt find any The tly thing she hat was the watch Crowd Around Jail Once while I was searching her e groaned so I hit her again with e Following the Negros arrest and is statement to officers he was tak n secretly from the north side Gub rb but later hrot back after a strong uard had been placed about the vanston jail A threatening crowd of iout persons had gathered out the jail earlier In the evening llowlng news of the arrest k With high speed autos crowding the ds a return of the saloon would great for the undertakers They not to be criticized for being wet t means business for ity Summit The GlobeGazette Offers a 1928 Campaign Guide In every election discussion Ppoints coma up about electoral votes popular votes who carried this or that state In past elections In this handy reference book are I all the facts you will want to refer to many times thruout this cam paign Statistics on population by na Ovity race and religion figures on elections of senators and governors as well as presidents platforms of both parties the United States con stitution and other data Get your copy today and have the facts at hand Use the coupon Frederic J Haskin Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington C I enclose herewith 10 cents In coin or stamp for a copy of Ihe CAMPAIGN GUIDE Name Street Gov Smiths Speech Ready for Delivery Carter Glass Heads List of Former Opponents at Conference BULLETIN ALBANY N Aug Governor Smith today notified Rev John Roach Straton that their pro posed debute on his public career must take plane in Calvary Baptist church in New York City or not at all By H OL1VKR Associated Press Staff Writer ALBANY N Aug Governor Smith had at least ono 1m of Ms speech of delivered a week portant campaign task off his mind acceptance to be from tomorrow After winding up a long conference with southern and iniddleucstern farm leaders the democratic presi dential nominee last night put the finishingtouches on the address and cleared the way for a series of con ferences today with party leaders two of whom were preconvention oppo nents Senator Carter Glass of Virginia who had an Important part in draw ing up the law inforcement plank at the Houston convention heads the list of prominent democrats Smith has invited here to talk over the situ ation He was in Albany today Daniels on IJst Josephus Daniels will arrive tomor row to be followed by Senator George of Georgia on Thursday and Senator Walsh ot Montana on Friday Ail are avowed drys Further than these discussions Smith has no preseiil plans and it at this time whetherTie will find time to make a wekend trip out of town for rest before his noti fication The governors speech formally for mally acepting the nomination will be about as long as one ot his associates said The word has been passed that Smith will discuss all issues and will treat exhaustively the prohibition and farm relief problems Farm Relief ia Fore One of forcibly to the front yesterday when th governor spent more than five hours listening to an outline of the question as they it from eleven farm group heads from the south and middlevvest headed by George N Peek Illinois who recently joined the Smith camp Politics both Smith ana the farm leaders emphasized did not enter into the discussion At the end of tho meeting Gov TlRN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 4 INJURIES FATAL TOGRAFTONBOY Leslie Buehrer 12 Struck by Automobile Dies in Hospital Leslie Buehrer the 12 year old son of Mr and Mrs Carl Buehrer firafton who was struck by an automobile driven by Otto Braun Saturday night died early Tuesday morning in a local hospital where he had been taken after the accident Plans for an operation to save the boys life had to be abandoned Mon day since physicians stated the child was not strong enough to stand the strain The lads body was taken to the home of his parents where the funeral services will be held Tho accident happened Saturday night when Leslie ran out from be tween two cars parked on the Main street and was struck hy theBraun car Mr Braun stated that he didnt see tha hoy until it was too late to stop PIERRE DUPONT GIVES TO DEM 3CRATS Raskob Sees No Reason to Limit Size of Donations NEW YORK Aug S Dupont of Wilmington who is on a leave of atsence as chairman of the board of the General Motors corporation and who recently declared his support of the candi dacy of Gov Smith has contributed to the democratic campaign fund This was announced today by John J Raskob chairman of the na tional committee Mr Duponts donation Is the largest contribution on record this year The two largest donations were each one by John D Ryan and the other by John T Smith counsel for the General Motors Corporation When Mr Raskob made the an nouncement today he was asked if he thot there should be any limit fixed on the amount of campaign contri butions He replied that he saw no objection to a campaign contribution of any size providing that the money was used properly for legitimate purposes such as selling the Issues and the candidate to the people thru edu cation Break in Grain Bin on Nora SpringsFarm Frees Bushels NORA SPRINGS Aug grain bin containing bushels of newly threshed oats collapsed at the farm home of Mrs O P Waterbury near here Saturday sending the grain In a golden flood about the farm yard No one was hurt The bin was a part of the barn and it is believed that too much grain was poured into the struc ture A large part of the grain was gathered up Clinton Girl Wins Second Round Match INDIAN HILLS CHICAGO Aug Harry Pressler of Los Angeles started out well In the de fense of her Western Womens golf championship today by eliminating 17yearold Virginia Ingram of Chica go 5 and 3 In the first round of match play Dorothy Page of Madison was two up at the turn on Jane Cannon of Milwaukee while Mrs Curtis Sohl of Columbus scoring a par 41 was four up on Mrs R T Ballard of Spring field HI Mrs Pressler was all square with her youthful opponent at the end of the first 10 holes and then won the next five to win In the last match Elizabeth Curtis of Clinton formerly Iowa champion finding Mrs R F Holloway of Chi cago unable to putt defeated the Chicagcan 5 and 4 George Small Son of Ionia Couple Laid to Rest Aug Mr and Mrs Pitz1 little boy Sylvester 6 years old who died at St Josephs hospital in New Hampton Friday niffht was buried on Sunday He was sick only a few days and was taken to the hospital Thursday He is survived hy his parents and three little brothers he being next to tlio youngest of the little boys Tha funeral was held at St face church Sunday afternoon oclock the Rev C B Goetzinger of ficiating and the body laid to rest In St Boniface cemetery Boni at 3 18 Hours Clipped Off ParisU S Mail Delivery Outbreak in Crotia Fails to Get Start Ratification of Nettuno Treaties Brings No Up vising Against Italians BELGRADE Jugoslavia Aus ureas and Jugoslavian officials alike turned their eyes today toward Croatia lookinj for signs oC re action to yesterdays ratification by the national assembly of tha Nettuno treaties with Italy The pacts give Italian citizens the right to ownland wlthln 30 miles of tho Adriatic coast They were bitterly opposed by the Croatian peasant party and It was in a debate on them that the shooting oc curred which resulted in the deaths of Stefan Raditch and two other Croatian VORK YORK Aug France and the United States were almost a day nearer each other today as a result of successful inauguration of a shiptoshore airplane service hy the French steamship line In the Initial experiment an am phibian plane carrying a crew of three nnd three sacks of mall was catapulted from the deck of tlie He De France IM miles off New York and landed nt quarantine four hours later or about 18 hours before the ship was scheduled to dock Letters mailed in Paris Aup R were delivered In New York and Chicago before the ship which hrot them the major part ot their journey had passed thru quarantine this morning The mail was speeded west hy the regular air mall service Officials of the French line said the ship to shore mail service now he made a repular part of their service Passengers will also be car ried The French postal charges fo the additional service are 40 cents while the United States for the same delivery in Europe charges sengcr rates have not been announced Descending at qunrnnllne at p yesterday the piano was pnssec thru by the immigration and healtl Inspectors from the water am flew to the French line pier on tlv Hudson river and landed its mail Says BEVERLY HILLS Aug 13 According to the republican press of tho country Hoovers speech ranks right alone with Washingtons after dinner effusions and some of Lincolns monologs but according to the democratic press It was just another republi can press clipping and is In a class with all presidential seconding Howeveo as an Independent I could see much truth and novelty in it He was against poverty fa vored education even if he couldnt get Into a fraternity He said prohibition was a noble experiment and he believed in noble things even if they were only experiments Tours WILL Copyright peasant deputies The treaties were negotiated three years ago and the general opinion in government circles is that their effect las for the most part already been discounted It Is acknowledged that the govern ment action in forcing the ratification will serve the agitators for home rule n Croatia as a good plank Whether he Croat cause will be strengthened by the governments unpopular action will depend It Is said upon the Initia ive and popularity of Dr Vlado Mat chek and the other new leaders of the Croat peasant party In any event say the government politicians the ratification will be ooc thing In a way for it will rob Italy of any excuse to Interfere In Jugoslavias present internal crisis LOWDEN LIKES HOOVER SPEECH Former Governor Says Nom inees Statements Are SUPERIOR Aug telegram of congratula tion for bolli the tenor and the reception obtained hy his speech of acceptance last Saturday wns sent by President Coolirigc to Sec retary Hoover joclay iour speech of acceptance ranlca very high in political dis the telegram said I congratulate you upon if anil upon tlie receplion which lias been given to it by the CHICAGO Aug 5ov Frank O Lowden of Illinois a arm relief champion said I am much impressed by Hoovers accept ince speech as a in a state ment issued thru the western hend iiuarters office of the republican na tional committee last night John Oglesby a former lieutenant governor of Illinois and director of the Farm Bureau of the republican national committee was authorized by Mr Lowden to make public his statement With reference to agriculture Hoovers frank recognition that the agricultural problem is the most ur gent economic problem of our nation torlny in very the state ment sniil Hoovers aspirations lo bring the farm population up to economic enual ity wifh other groups has my hearti est I think however It will he found practically that his proponed stabilization corporation can only at tain the object which he hopes to ac complish if the cost lo tile corpora tion of stabilizing the price of any commodity ho distributed over the commodity Involved nnd njt taken from public Vestern Railroad Workers to Vote on Strike Proposal Wage Boost Demands Fail Brakemen and Conductors on 80 Lines Are Given Ballots 10 and 18 Per Cent Wage Increases Asked CLEVELAND Aug meetings were called today to distribute strike ballots to approximately employes of western railroads Wage disputes between the roads ond the Brotherhood ot Rail road Trainmen and the Order ot Railway Conductors precipitated the action NEW TROPICAL STORM HEADING SOUTH J CUBA Floridans Appeal to Red Cross to Aid Flood Sufferers JACKSONVILLE Aug J fourth tropical disturbance within a week was gathering force In the Caribbean today as it swept to ward Cuba while the Florida penin sula grappled with the destruction dangers left In the wake oC its predecessors The wes1 coast oC the state was re covering the effects of a gale which swept by northward last night altho the fate of two or more vessels wiioso distress flares were sighted ai St Petersburg was not determined On the east coast the Lake Okee chobee region west of Palm Beach was sending out calls to tho national Red Cross for aid in caring1 for sev eral hundred persons left destitute by the flood aftermath ot the first hur ricane which roared In from the Atlan tic a week ago today 75 rassenjters Landed Tlie liner Munamar New York bound from Miami and Nassau was still held fast on tho sand near Hole inTheWall Great Abaco Bahamas where it was blown Sunday Her 75 passengers were landed at Nassau last night after having been taken off hy a tug The vessel was expected to get off the sand today Tha freighter Lake Treba Sanlo Domingo to Havana struggled into port at Tampa yesterday leaking bad ly from a fourdays sojourn on a sand bar In the channel Further trouble was anticipated to day particularly for snvill shipping as the weather bureau of St Peters burg warned that tides along the west coast and thru the keys would range up to nine feet with the passing of last nights slorm Danper of flood ing was seen in port towns Appeal to Hcd Cms Tiio emergency conditions in the Okeechobee region which lias been drenched almost ceaselesly by rains since tho hurricane of last Tues day wns recognized yesterday when Okeechobee City largest town in the area called on the national Red Cross TURN TO PAGE X COLUMN B IOWA FORECAST Mostly fair Tuesday pos sibly showers hi extreme north west portion warmer in east ant central portions Wednesday partly cloudy possibly showers in west am north central portions warmer in extreme cast ami cooler in fixlreme northwest portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Tuesday Highest Monday 8fi Degrees Lowest in Night fil Degrees At B A M Tuesday 75 Degrees A week without a sign of rain That Is Indeetl something worthy of writing home about In this season when North Iowa hns had aliout as many rainy days ns clear days The wind was out of tlie south again Tuesday morn Ing nnd the mercury soemed destined to reach the Sri or 00 mark before mid afternoon A P Whitney president of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen said the ballot would be distributed oday by 00 general chairmen the two brctherhoorls meeting with their committees thruout tlie west The de cision will be announced Sept 2 the leadline for the return of ballots to Chicago headquarters About SO railroads owning approxl nalely 08 per cent of the mileage west of Chicago are involved Wage differ ences have been settled by arbitration n the east and south AH Increases As a result of the failure of recent efforts to settle the wage question by irbitratlon in tho western states the lalloting will be on the original de nands of tlie unions for increases from 10 per cent tot yardmen lo IS per cent for trainmen and con ductors Whitney said Tho labor organizations recently re ected an offer of a 7J per cent in crease because the union Insisted on retaining certain existing working rules which the western roads wished to abolish Among the rules in dispute were thoso governing the restrictions on Ihe use ot Iwo locomotives and the number of cars to be pulled by two en glnKi The per cent offer wns made fol lowing conferences at Chicago be tween representatives of the union the roals and John Williams of the federal board of mediation This In crease wns satisfactory to the labor but they contended the working conditions were more import ant and negotiations were dropped Strike ballots were Ihen prepared and TORN TO PAGE 6 COLUMN 4 MHROERSUSPECT TAKESJJWN LIFE Police Were About to Arrest South Bend Pho tographer SOUTH BEND Aug Pavcy an amateur pho tographer committed suicide lato lust night as police entered his homo to arrest him in connection with the murder yesterday afternoon ot Lille Mac Carmein 33 a factory work Mrs Carmcin was shot four and her body left lying in one of the principal streets of Ihc city According to friends of the family the suicide of Pavey was Iho last act it a triangular love nffair Elmer Carmcin husband of the dead woman is grief stricken as is a 10 year old son Police could find no witnesses to the and both Mrs Carmein and her assailant were unidentified for some time Tho body of Mrs Carmein left ly ng In tho street by her assailant wns not Identified until last night Hear ng a description ot the body being a former neighbor of the Carmeins induced Mr Carmcin to ff to tho policemorgue where he iden tifled tlie body ns that of his wife by Roberts MISS JOSEPHINE CIMIJOTH Miss Josephine Cimijottl 16 made icr debut before the North Iowa Fair grandstand Monday evening when he directed one ot Ihe horses trained iy her father E B Cimijotti thru nlricato dancing steps Josephine was one of eight riders vbo put their white nnd cream col fed mounts thru steps ranging from id fashioner twosteps to fox trota an Interpretation of an I Wont Q Homo Until Morning mood Tlie girl who made her first appear nice Monday evening Is the youngest t tho riders The horses trained hy 3 R Cimijotti who lives northwest of Ihe city have appeared with fairs and expositions in all parts America YOUTHFUL RJDER HARNESS RACES TO BE FEATURE OF AFTERNOON Vaudeville Acts Auto Racers Gave Thrills Monday v LIQUOR ISSUE AGAIN AT FORE AT OHIOPOLLS Six Candidates Entered in Governor Race in Buckeye State OLUMBUS Ohio Aug Wet and dry lines were eharply Irawn as Ohio voters chose party can didates in the states primary election oday With interest centering on the re publican gubernatorial and the short orm democratic senatorial contests trcdictinns were that the heaviest n many years possibly reaching would he cast Tho prohibit Eon Issue probably was most pronounced in tlie race between Senator Cyrus Lochor and Graham P Hunt Cincinnati for tho short term democratic senatorial nomination Iocher Indorsed by tho Ohio AntlHa oon league was expected to draw a iieavy vote from the rurnl sections ivhilo Hunt opposed by the lengup for many years anticipated support from the large cities League Bacloi Cooper The republican gubenatorial fight centering around three ot the six can didates entered also was dominated hy iho prohibition qucsllon Myers Y Cooper Cincinnati had tho full In dorsement of tho AntiSaloon league Congressman James T Besg San lusky altho not Indorsed officially hy the league has hnd uofficiai Indorse ment of a strong dry faction Atty On Kdwnrd C Turner Co nmhus opposed the lengueat every TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN X Hoover Tightens Rule on PreElection Talks TUESDAY NIGHT Tr30 p of ahow In grandstand Million Dollar band ThearioDuf fields Fireworks Fall of The Gold Dust twins Cltmijottrs horses and Sterling Prlncs Nelson WEDNESDAY AUG 15 Clear Lake and IJons Club Day 9 a of judging program 10 a club detnon4 atration teams 10 a oluh stratlon p high school band In Rrandstand 2 p racing program The Gold DuBt twins Cimijottis horses Lohse and Ster ling Prince Nelson 7 r high school band in grandstand p Million Dollar hand ThearleDufflelds Fireworks Fall ot The Gold Bunt twins Ctmi Mtis horsen Lohee and Sterling Prince Nelson TX7 V business Institutions closed Mason City residents crowded In to tho grounds ot the North Iowa fair Tuesday afternoon to enjoy the opening harness race events to see the myriad varieties ot exhibits and to make Mason City day gala one By S oclock 1317 persons had passed thru tho turnstiles A fast field ot horaes were Impa tiently awaiting thestart of the trot the pace and the pace which W J Murphy superintendent of the speed events had on the pro gram for the afternoon together with hevaudeville performance The throng started gatheringinto grandstand at 3 oclock Municipal Rand Plays The crowd of holiday folk enjoy ng an afternoon from their daily asks was first entertained for half n hour hy the Mason City municipal whila at 2 oclock Bachmans musical aggregation took Its place ns he horses were taken out to open tho ace program The loud speakers cnr led the musicof the organizations o all parts the grandstand Attracted hy the second day of per ect fair weather tha grounds tarted filling up early Tuesday morn ng while the management hoped for a record breaking crowd While Judging proceeded In thebarna ind halls tho halt mile dirt oval uns icing prepared for tho debut of tha larness racers scheduled for the Tues day afternoon program Lured by Aulo Races Lured by the auto races and spec ftcular vaudeville acts holiday seek rs of North Iowa made the fair grounds their mecca Monday after icon The turnstiles clicked imes during the ray and night to al ow as many persons to enter tha grounds via the paid admission route Records of fair officials showed that 884 of these entered during the day whllo sat in the grandstand at he afternoon automobile races The pyrotechnic display in the evening was witnessed by 629 in the grandstand When Bachmans Million Dollar ensemble started their afternoon con cert a comparatively small crowd hart leserted the midway and exhibition tails to see the auto races hut by Imo the pilots had warmed up their gas burning steeds the two big grand lands offerer few good seats The afternoon program was just ne thrill after another But the crowd TURN TO PAGE 11 COLUMN B By JAMES L WEST Associated Press Staff STANFORD UNVERSITY Aug still is the rule of Herbert Hoover in Ills campaign for the presidency The republican candidate himself hns dissipated tiny thot that with the delivery of his acceptance address he would speak more or loss freely on the recurring political incidents of the lay His uttrrnncos for publication will be confined to his public addresses and such written statements as he mnv issue While Hoover occasionally hns con ferences with tho corresponrlonts who are accompanying him on his swing across the country he In Id down a rule against quoting what ho has to sny Limits Set Heappreciates the difficulties thus presented tp the new writers but In sists upon adhering to his official pol icy which he holds has worked out very satisfactorily from his own point of view This Is onn particular in which his campaign has differed from most of those thru Imvn gone before He would make It different in another re spect thai of sharply limiting the number of speeches to be made before election diy However most of his advisors believe that hewill be unable to realise this dcsiro because nf the great pressure that will he hrot to bear upon him hy party lenders In var ious pans of tlie country as tho cam paigns grows in Intensity Before gelling back to Washington on the afternoon of Aupr 21 Hoover will make two fi pd sprerbos one at Los Angeles Friday and tho other at his West Branch birthplace on Aug 21 and then he will rrninln sil lent until perhaps on Labor dav AUNT HET By Eobert Quillen I aint never been un true to Pa except one eve nin when I was mad at him I set an thot how Id act if some man was to try flirtin with ;