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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 15, 1928, Mason City, Iowa ft TH WAS DAILY NEWSPAPER fan rnf HOME AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 15 1928 STVE CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO 267 ECORD FAIR CROWD WITNESSES FIREWORKS I ammill Names Five on Secondary Road Commission SUGGESTIONS OR STUDY OF IIGHWAYSGIVEN iree Fanners Business Man and Editor on Group PVES MOINBS Aug ernor Hammill today appointed members ot a secondary road Commission created by tha fortysec pnd general assembly extra session t ftudy the secondary road situation Ir iowa and report recommendations the legislature meeting in January Members the commission ap pointed by the governorare Jam Crawford New London Michael Metz 7iota Oscar Hellne Marcus C A lorman New Providence and Loui Cook All of the members are farmers wit exception of Mr Crawford an Jr Cook Mr Crawford Is a buslnes and Mr Cook aji editor for th owa Homestead Farm Bureau Worker Mr Hellne has long been Identifie rith tha Cherokee county Farm B Mr Norman and Mr Metz hai ad experience in secondary roa Iroblems on their respective county boards ot supervisors Mr Metz is the hly democrat on the commission In selecting the commission Gover nor Hammill said he tried td make the idy representative of all sections of state with selections trom Henry ass CherOTceer Hardin and Polk Eunties The commission ias an and provision for cr SubmitsSbcSnggeattpna Thefirst mealing of the commission Vbably will he at the statehouse at datft to he decided by its members Sovernor Hammillsubmitted six gen principles making up his own deas for a sound secondary road pro gram These were given to the com nisslon as suggestions only and are fcrieEly as follows 1 Program to be broad and com prehensive in scope so as to include pounty and township roads Program should involve no In Irease in taxes direct or indirect 3 Provision should be made for efficient and comprehensive ad niaistratlon of funds now raised for roads 4 Provision should be made foi nore systematic location project on aecondary roads so as fit Into a comprehensive whole In connected system EHmlnate Waste of Money 5 Miscellaneous expenditures for haphazard temporary and semlper nanent improvement by bodies having control over the secondary roads phould be gathered together and de voted to construction of various pro Sects 6 The general survey should be t plan a comprehensive secondary roai at the least cost and climinat wastes of moneys hy building second ry roads for permanent use Seven Couples in Marathon SIOUX CITY Aug ticouples survivors In Sioux Citys narathon dance contest last night the 320 hour mark claimed here to have been the worlds record COOLIDGE HOST AntiWar Pact Coolidge COL F J SCHNELLER The commander of the Wiscon sin department of the American Legion Colonel Sclmeller above who welcomed President Coolidpe at Wausau convention Wednes day where chief executive de livered an address Hoover Plans Campaign in SolidSQuJth POISON THEORY IN LOWENSTEIN DEATH GROWING Unofficial Report Says Toxic Matter Found in Viscera PARIS Aug uriotti L cial report that toxic matter had Jeen found in the viscera of Capt Al fred Lowenstein Belgian financier to day added to the mystery which has surrounded his death Members of the Lowenstein family had requested that an exhaustive ex amination of Captain Lowenstelns body be made after it was fouBd on July 19 in the English channel into which the Belgian had fallen from his private airplane on July 4 It ivas stated that their object was to make impossible the cropping up In the fu ture of sensational and fantastic stories about the bankers end The investigation was entrusted to Dr Paul chief chemical analyst for the Surcte Generale the French Scot land Yard and a leading authority on jurisprudence Le Matin gays that the report is current at Will Rogers HOLLYWOOD Aug In ths old days some politician had to attack the trusts to get in the papers Then ln these late years he either has to rob the government or be kilfed by his wife But the new way Is to bolt your party and jump to the opposing candidate They always announco that they will take their support ers with them their support gen erally consists of a wife who didnt register and two children too young to vote If he makes speeches for his new party candidate that will more than offset his own vote so I know either party hates to see a bolter coming his way Yours WILL Copyright LEAGUE FORCES DIVIDE HONORS IN OHIOVOTING the courthouse in Boulogne that the Xperts report which will not be jado public reveals The existence f traces of a very characteristic toxic report tothg ing Points to Leave Coast Thursday UNIVERSITY cai 3 Aug there is a eneral notion that Herbert Hoover i devoting most of his thot and at ention at this stage of his campaign the east and agricultural middle west such is not entirely the case Developments in the solid i ths presidential race Rets its be ated start probably hold as much nterest for the republican nominee is those in any other section ot tilts country This Is due in a measure to reports were brot to him here at noti fication time and also messages which hehas raceived from that section to the reception of his acceptance speech Will Speak in South While it Is still too early for him to formulate his plans for the two and halt months remaining before elec tion time it is fairly certain that ho will Invade the south speaking at least at Memphis which waa his headquarters during the first phase of his Mississippi flood relief work last year Whether hn will extend hisItiner ary to take in other cities further oulhward probably will depend upon onditions six weeks or two months rom now It may be that he will so nto Alabama and one or two other from which have come reports TURN TO PAGE 10 COLUMN 3 nquirylVito and ith of the financier Should this ead to a reopening of the Investiga ion it Is likely to have diplomatic is well as judicial ramifications since he body was recovered outside of ho territorial waters of either Eng and or France Kohn Abreet the lexicologist to whom the analysis of the viscera was entrusted refused to divulge whal had or had not been discovered and said that he had made no report ns yet for the good reason that he not finished hla work The GlobeGazette Offers a Booklet of Election Facts To answer the endless questions which come up In every discussion tha political campaign our Washington information bureau has prepared a 48page Campaign Guide giving the facts and records so often referred to thruout the election year This Is a strictly nonpartisan compilation of facts including past election records In detail platforms and biographies of can didates of both qualifica tions for voting the constitution and Its amendments and much other valuable data Get your copy at once Frederic J Hasklri Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I enclose herewith in cents In coin or stamps fnr a copy of the CAMPAIGN GUIDE Name City Stale RASKOB PARTY ESCAPES INJURY Nominee for Gov ernor a Wet May Holds Great Peace Hope Legion Told President Says U S Has Proved Pacific Inten tions to World WAUSAU Aug Facing an audience of veterans of the World war at the Wisconsin state convention of the American Le sion President Coolidse held up today the pending international meeting outlawing war as the greatest prom se of peace ever given humanity Add1 ing that such a pact in 1914 would have prevented the conflict which or gulfed the world Reaching Wausau after an over night trip from Superior to find him self the center of an orderly but hearty demonstration that swept him from the station to the speakers stand at Marathon tho chief executive spoke oC his governments intense de siro for peace Applauded by thousands he pro claimed the United States utter lack of aggressive intention toward any People citing his indorsement of the intiwar covenant as testimony of his good faith when claiming for the Am erican military establishment none bu defensive purposes Six Planes Circle Town Six airplanes from the first pursuit group at Sclfrldge field ch cled in Battle formation about the city as the official train drew into BEGINS LONG SWIM IOWA EXPLORERS REPORTED SAFE Regina Dispatch Says Four Students Took New Route in Arctic BULLETIN REGINA Aug John D Fuller ex pedition of student geologists from Iowa missing for some time is safe said word re ceived here today The stu dents with new equipment and provisions for the trail have taken a new and shorter route to Hudson bay their goal COMJMBUS Ohio Auff V Cooper Cincin nati wrested the lead from Con gressman lames T Begg of San dusky In the republican torinl contest at 11 oclock today as additional precincts reported Cooper who had the support of the AnflSaloon league went into the lead wilh 959 votes Ohio Aug Stirred by wet and dry Issues Ohio cast a record number of ballots in yesterdays primary election Candidates supported by the Ohio AntiSaloon league for state officers apparently wero victorious In most in stances on the republican ticket while the democratic fight saw league indorsed candidates defeated for the majority of the A possible defeat for tho dry organi zation candidate was seen early today however in the neck and neck race between Myers T Cooper Cincinnati and Congressman Tames T Begs San dusky for the republican guberna torial organization Cooper the league candidate polled votes in S33 out of precincts In the state while Begg had BANDITS KIDNAP PAIR FLEE WITH Salesman and Taxi Driver Handcuffed Dumped on Highway CHICAGO Aug Keen a New York jewelry sales man and Wllmer Klvett an Omaha taxi driver found handcuffed walk ing along a suburban highway today told policen story of being kidnape hy three robbers in Omaha yesterdn and driven as prisoners In the robbers automobile until they were freed to day near Wheaton west of Chicago The robbers took Keens Jewels wortl he reported The jewelry salesman said ho ha hired the cab driver In Omaha yester day to drive him to the railway sta tion where he was to take a train fo Denver Robbers Take Cab Two of the robbers he told police leaped upon the running board of the cab and with drawn pistols ordered he tavi driver into the rear seat with lilm One ot tha thieves took the cab drivers cap and posing as the drivor took tho victims to the edgeof town where a third robber was waiting in a large black touring Keen said the cab was abandons GRANDSTAND IS BEING FILLED FOR THIRD DAY arge Crowd Expected for Auto Races Thursday RICHARD HALLIBURTON The well known American author who is remembered hero for his address before the wom ens club some time URO has he gun nn attempt to swim thru thci Panama cannl from the Atlantic In the Pacific slightly more than SO statute miles Ho will sjivim during the clay and rest at night The undertaking is attended by grave dancers especially in Gatun Lnho which is infested hy nlllga tors Hulllbnrton will therefore ho accompanied by a boat carry Inc a sharpshooter WEDNESDAY NIGHT p of evenings show in grandstand Baclimana Million Dollar band ThearleDuf flelds Fireworks Fall of Tho Gold Dust twins CImijotUs horses Lohse and Sterling Prince Nelson THURSDAY AUG 15 Rockwell and Klwnntn Club Day a memory con test style show and health contest among 4H gtrls Million Dollar band Professional auto race pro gram The Gold Dust twins Clml jottls horses iohse and Sterling Prince Nelson Million Dollar band in grandstand ThearleDuf field Fireworks Fall oC Tho Gold Dust twins Clmtjottls horses ILohsa find Sterling Princo Nelson Wet Candidate Third Attorney General Edward C Turn er who based tils campaign for the re publican gulxirnatorial nomination on scathing attack on the dry organiza tion nn1 certain utility interests which he alleged he had combined in efforts to control state legislation was a poor TURN TO PAGE 16 COLUMN 7 In giving his sentiments regarding the forthcoming treaty the fullest ex pression since the Inception of the pact the president maintained that by Lalcing a leading position In obtaining this agreement the United States proved its pacific inclinations toward all nations Wo havo Mr Coolidge declared that when we have said we maintained our armaments not for aggregation but purely for de fense we were making a candid state ment which we were willing to verify by our Not Entirely lianlshccl Tho president told the former ser vice men that while it would be tuo much to suppose that war has been entirely banished yet a hew and im portant barrier reasonablo nnd hon has been created to bar H This agreement proposes a revolu tionary policy among he said It holds a greater hopo for relations than was ever be lore given to the world If those who ire involved in It having started It will finish It its provision will prove one of the greatest blessings ever be stowed upon humanity It is a fitting blindfolded arid placed Tinder a robo In the rear of the robbers car they drove all afternoon and all night until they were let out of the car near Wheaton a suburb today A Wheaton farmer found the men handcuffed trudging down the road and thinking they were escaped pri TURN TO PAGE Ifi COLUMN 1 consummation to the first decade of As to its power to maintain peace Mr Coolidge asserted that if the treaty had been In force in there is every reason to suppose that it would have saved the situation and delivered TURN TO PAGK 10 COMJMN 2 FORMER CHAMP OUT OF TOURNEY Texan Takes Measure of Miss Elizabeth Curtis of Clinton INDIAN HILL CLUB CHICAGO Aug Harry Preasler of Angeles today continued an aggressive defense of her womens western golf championship by scoring par in the second round to defeat Ann Webster of Fort Leavenworth Tour and two Mrs Lee Mida of Chicago defeated Bernice Wall of Oshkosh last years runnertip by 1 up after a stiff bat tle Gertrude Boothhy Minnesota cham pion furnished a surprise hy defeating Virginia Van WIe Chicago and Flori da open champion one up after 1 hird to Interpret U S Doctrine Famed Pronouncement Monroe Not Clear to Costa Rica Democratic Leader and Friends Unhurt in Fall ing Elevator NEW YORK Aug J Raskob democratic national chair man and a half a dozen others oE Governor Smiths campaign advisory cabinet had a narrow escape lat an elevator In which they were riding fell more than two floors and imprisoned its occupants 20 stories above the ground for almost an I hour Wells Farmer Jumps From Wagon on to Hande WeS Breakenridge Concedes Pattersons Nomination ALGONA Aug can nomination of Stale Representa tive George Vf Patterson of Burt as state senator from the fortyseventh district was conceded yesterday in a letter from Senator W J Breaken rldse of Rodman the incumbent An extended contest over the nomination was impending since after a recount In several counties was lead ing by a small majority Giese wag seriously injured yesterday afternoon when he jumped from the cveners of a grain wflKon on to thu handle of a pitchfork left sticking in the ground The handle penetrated his intes tines Ho was rushed to the hospital at Al bert Lea and operated on at once Chances for recovery are fair Ho Is a son of Mrs John Gicse a widow and a brother of a younpr man killed in an auto and train accident west of Wells a year and a half ago He was married recently Prospectors Turn to Riots in Diamond Area RIO JANEIRO Aug Police forces in tho diamond district of Matto Grosso and Goya are tryinR to suppress rioting and looting by disgruntled prospectors The pros pectors claim that they were paid h ffrubstnkers in counterfeit money Several hundred of them tnrnei bandit and looted towns and burned houses Murders are reported to have occurred IOWA FORECAST Mostly fair Wednesday nifflit Thursday partly cloudy probably showers in northwestern nnd north central portions Not much change In temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette wcMher figures for 4 hour period ending at 8 oclock n Wednesday Highest Tuesday BO Decrees Lowest in Nislit B7 Decrees At 8 A M Wednesday 73 Degrees Another day without rain Bight of horn in a row Two weeks ago no 0dy would have thot that was pos siblc Tuesdays maximum was the ilghest recorded in almost a week Al tho the wind was still In the soull Wednesday morning a layer of clouds was trying to obscure the sun and th advance oC the mcrcxiry was not n rapid as tt hart been on the prevlou day TRAINMEN HOPE FOR SETTLEMENT Jelieve Another Attempt at Arbitration Will Be Made fight Virginia Wilson defeated othy of Hlhhtns one up while Mrs Klalno Hosenthal Reinhardt of Dallas walked away from Elizabeth Curtis of Clinton five and four Dorothy Page of Madison 1D2G title lOldcr overcoming a nine handi cap of S down defeated Mrs Curtis Sohl of Columbus Ohio two up by winning the last two holes with birdies Mrs O R Hill of Kansas City de feiited Mrs Lester Kelson of Dayton and 2 Auff Cen Ll tral American of Costa lica wants the league of nations to nterprct tho Monroe doctrine before deciding whether to accept or reject in invitation from the league council o resume leagues membership Costa Rica has incorporated this re quest in an official communication to tho council nn action which Ima caused n sensation among those cog nizant of tho letter It is understood that the council probably will avoid making any in crnretiilion oE the Monroe doctrine on the belief that it has no authority to go into this question nml will sim ply reply to Costa Uiia lhat its com munication hns brcri circulated to all members of tho IcaRuc An assembly discussion oE the Monroe doctrine however is now ilocmcil n possibility Article 21 Uin covenant thnt nothing in tho covenant shall be rn Bdrdcrt ns affecting tlii validity of in ernalional engagements such as iron ies of arbitration or regional under like the Monroe doctrine or securing the maintenance of peaco Thn miration of the Monroo doctrine was raised at the recent session of the preparatory disarmament commission iy tlio Argentine rtolosixte Costa Rica rcslsnert from the league more than two years ago U S Not Aug J Word from Geneva that Costi Hie had asked tho ot nations foi an Interpretation of the Monroo doc trine in connection with tho renewcx OPTIMISTIC following a record crowd which packed the grand stand Tuesday evening North Iowa Tair officials and concessionaires pro arcd Wednesday morning for the la lux expectedfor Clear Lake and Liong Club Day The grandstand urnstilcs clicked times Tuesday evening to admit one of the biggest throngs to occupy the grandstand at an evening performance In recent years Two harness races a livestock par ade and afternoon and evening con certs by th progranrinotioluon to the offer ings of Bachmans Dollar band the aololst Miss Roberta May Xmbbbck and the vaudeville acts The crowd which jammed the gninrl stand on Tuesday evening to witness the Fall of Troy and Us accom panying pyrotechnic display presaged another record crowd on Wednesday evening Osngo Hand Wednesday Tho Osage high school band of pinces under the direction of A n Kdgar which had already won favor hero in tho faeventyHfth Anniversary celebration was scheduled to present two conccMfs Wednesday one before tho afternoon program and one before Uio erening program WHH progressing Wednesday morning with prospectr that it would be completed before noon A parade of livestock entered in the open classes was sched uled for 3 oclock before tho grand stand Thf Osage bund members in their colorful uniforms presented an attrac tive picture as thoy took their places in tho grandstand Wednesday after noon and started their part oc the program Tho grandstand was filling slowly while were out in tho sultry hoat getting accustomed to the track licforo tho races ara called Altho only two races wereon tlu card the management expected 10 flold of fast to show exclto ncnt enough to fill out tho afternoon rog ra m Predicts Bp Crowd Preparations wero being made TVed lesday afternoon for the second auto mobile raco day nf tho fair which akes place Thursday afternoon If voather conditions aro right tha grandstand will be filled for Hits oc casion A P Parsons fair secretary TURN TO PAGE 16 tOMIMN 1 Racingfans and holiday seelers who Inserted their prints to attend the fnir on Mason City Day Tuesday were en thuslnatin in thnlr applnuscof the pro ram As foaUuo of tho afternoon TCnN TO PAGK Ifi COLUMX CHICAGO Aug Icnce that the wage dispute between ailrorxd trainmen and officials of vestern roads would be settled thru rhltratlon before any general strike order is Issued was expressed here y officials ot the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen Tho strike vote was started yes terday but the result will not be made nown until Sept It was announced Even should the membership vote to favora strike officials here said an other attempt at arbitration undoubt edly would be made before a walkout occurs Four unsuccessful attempts to arbitrate the present dispute already have been made Representatives of tHe trainmen who attended the arbitration confer ence here Inst week which failed to effect an agreement took strike bal lots with them when they departed for their homos Railroad officials refused to say what plans had been made for contin uation of service should a walkout be ordered Service will ho uninterrupt was the riply to all inquiries Chicago Police Charged With Ignoring Complaints CHICAGO AUK Chicago crime commission poured an other broadside against the police to day report prepared by special Investi sators for the commission charpred that more than criminal com lilaints made to the Chicago police in the past two years have been sup pressed Bomblnps have been written on police records as Mallciuus said the report and attacks on women have boen clnssified as Complaints of pocket pickins have not Rot into the records at all in soma instances thp Investigators said Altho the report criticized practices nllesed to have been prevalent during the poliw commlsslonerphlp of Michael Hushes it was pointed out that Hughes himself had been of great assistance to in unj covering1 thefacts I Tt made clear that neither HuRhcH nor his predecessor at the inad of the police Mor gan Collins rosponsihlo for tho conditions chmfiod MoMly said thfl report the suppression of complaints was traceable to captains MJiO sought in this way to make records look hotter than thfy rrnliy were During 1D21 the i charpoti only ono out complaints of assault from tho station that to tha office of the tu invratiija tors of cvrry of tbc riepMitmcnt Since statistics on Cnica Ko crime havo in the past hern based on figures of tho secretary previous reports havo been far from trutt tlie Investigators said AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I never knowed a girl that liked to flirt with other womens husbands that ever got one of her PLfil ;