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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 16, 1928, Mason City, Iowa AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV UNITED PKHSS NEWS MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO DRAG CLEAR LAKE FOR BODY OF EDWARDS Record Crowd Gathers atJFair for Automobile Races PDA TT i mr HAAiirn r i 1 CRACK DRIVERS TO PILOT CARS ON LOCAL TRACK Wednesday Night Show Witnessed by Big Audience THURSDAY NIGHT Million Dollar band in grandstand ThearleDut field Fireworks Fall of The Gold Iim twins Cimijottis horses Lohss and Sterling Prince Nelson FRIDAY AUG 17 1 p North Western Railway band in Grandstand p 4H club demonstrations p Dollar band in grandstand p horse racinp program The Gold Dust twins Cimijottis horses Lolise and Ster ling Prince Nelson 7 p North Western Railway band in grandstand p Million Dollar band Fireworks Spectacle Fall of The Gold Dust Twins Cimijottis horses Lohse and Sterling Prince Nelson A WELL filled grandstand at oclock Thursday and a steady stream auto racing fans passingthru the grandstand turn stiles of the North Iowa fnir presumed the bipscest afternoon crowd of the Week A shortlived drizzle luul nrov fcn a boon to the professional drivers who were warming up their mounts preliminary to nartloipatinR 4n the seven events for the after noon program Iowa Explorers in North Found to Be Well Equipped Tile four Unfversffy of Iowa students found safe by Canadian police in the north country aftcr a search ol several weeks are shown here Left to right are John Fuller Kenkuli Mitx Kane Iowa City Gordon Armstrong Itrltt anil Ieder Boddum Crystal Luke TDEGINA Aug four University of Iowa students en gaged on a geological expedition into the Hudson bay country unre ported since early in July are safe according to word received here The four boys John Fuller Keokuk Peder Bocldum Crystal LakeGor don Armstrong Brill and Max J Kane Iowa Cily are well equipped am provisioned and are making their way down Thlewmza river toward Hudson bay reported Corp J J Malloy of the Pelican Narrows detachment of the Royal iron n ted Police They bad taken a short cut to the Thlewiaza river he said and arc ex peeled to emerge on the bay halfway between Chesterfield Inlet their ob jective and Fort Churchill out races occurreCS shortly before 2oclock As Hoffman was warptlng up Jiis Puejreot on the hnlf mile oval a gatekeeper at the southwest gato a Ford truck owned by the Heddens Sign company to cross the track Hoffman managed to avoid hitting the car broadsirle but took a rear wlieel off the truck Neither Wajne Hedden driver or E N Eliason who was riding with him were Tho racers car also escaped damage The contingent of professional fol lowers of the roaring headed by SIg Haugdahl peer of Jirt track drivers He Is to have as op ponents some of the best known throttlejammers of the country includ ing Arch Powell of Galesburg Putty Hoffman ot Racine Cur ley Young of Chicago and George Young Wisconsin record holder As an added feature Miss Elfreida Mais of Danzig Germany holder ot the 1027 and feminine speed championship of the world and of the present American cross countryendur ance record for women pilots tempt to lower the present middlewest cpeed record for women drivers In addition to tho regular program of vaudeville fireworlts and band con Cert Thursday evening the American TURN TO PAGE 18 COLUMN 8 The GlobeGazette Will Help You to Forecast the Election The Campaign prepared by our Washington information bu reau contains the records of all previous presidential elections and of recent elections senators and governors in all states With these and many other useful facts in the book you will have a sound basis of fact in forecasting what will happen In 1928 Population statistics are given of all states by race and nativity and latest census figures on religious memberships The booklet also contains bi ographical sketches of the candi dates platforms ot both parties and other valuable data for every citizen A strictly nonpartisan booklet of election facts Use the coupon J Haskin Director The Mason Ctfy Information Bureau Washington D C I enclose herewith 10 cents fn coin or stamps for a copy of Hie CAMPAIGN GUIDE Name Street City State 2 Ohio Drys Cooper Begg Fight for Governor One of Most Hotly Contested in States History COLUMBUS Ohio Aug With Myers Cooper Cincinnati re publican and Congressman Martin L Davey Kent democratpicked by Ohio voters to make tho November race for governor political observers already iire predicting a battle of even great er intensity than that witnessed in the republican primary between Cooper and Congressman James T Begg San dusky The neckandneck race for tho re publican gubernatorial nomination be tween Cooper and Begg went into Ohio political history as one of the most spectacular on record with the final result still questioned by sup porters of the Sandusky congressman who await the comtJleto official re turns from the secretary of state Complete unofficial returns com piled by tile Associated Press gave Cooper a Cincinnati business man fcupported by tho Ohio AntiSaloon eague a plurality of votes over esff who also had dry backing At C Turner AntiSaloon eagtie and certain public utility inter ests which he charged had Joined with he league to control state legisla was a noor third in a six cor nered race The final voto stood Cooper 725 Bsss Turner Congressman Theodore E Burton Cleveland republican and Graham P Hunt Cincinnati attorney democrat were chosen to figrht it out In Novem ber for the fouryear unexpircd term of the late Senator Frank B Willis Senator Simeon D Fcss Yellow Springs renomlnateS on the republi can ticket without opposition will op pose Charles V Truax democrat who concentrated his campaign upon the arm relief issue and indorsement of the principles of the McNaryHaugen bill torney General Edward who openly attacked the Gone Since June The party headed by Fuller struck into the north country early in June onuipped with stilt and motion picture cameras for the purpose of making a geological survey of the Reindeer lake territory Late in July reports three weeki delayed came out of the north coun ood or money und in danger of losing their lives if they continued Other reports werethat the boys were all right but the anxiety of the parents in Iowa caused the Canadian government to order the Royal Cana dian Mounted to look out for them and if they were found in distress to place them under technical arrest and bring them out to civilization Since that time the police had been search ing for them Armstrong Is Relieved BRITT Augr Mayor Armstrong of tills city wlien informed by tele phone of the safety of his son and the other three boys in the University of Iowa party in the far north expressed himself as being delighted Concern of the parents for Gordon Armstrong increased somewhat Wed nesday morning when they read of the death by starvation of a Canadian ex plorer and his two nephews Jm confident strong thnt tho Iw come thru all snid Mayor Arm are going to Webster CityWoman Ends Life With Razor WKBSTKR CITY Aug Mrs Florence Hoag 31 committed suicide early today by severing her jugular vein with a nizor while des pondent over ill health SheIs sur vlvcd by four children the youngest being 4 years oid Mrs Hoag was di vorced from her husband Robbers of Thompson Store Believed Held by Albert Lea Police THOMPSON Aug has been received here from Albert Lea that two men bellevedto have been those who broke into a local clothing store recently have been ar rested at tho Minnesota city on charges of stealing an automobile It is claimed that some of the poods taken from tha Halverson Clothing store here have been discovered in the stolen automobile Mr Halverson antl the Wlnnsbago county sheriff have left for Albert Lea to identify the Roods It is expected that most of the stolen clothing will be recovered It is not the ar rested men will be lirot lo WinnehriBfi county for trlnt tlio it is thot that the two will fnoe the car stealing i charge In Minnesota first I IOWA FORECAST Local thunder sliovrers Thurs day night and prnliahly Friday Partly cloudy Friday in south portion Somewhat cool er Thursday night In extreme western and northcentral por tinns Cooler Friday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures ft 24 hour period ending at S oclock a m Thursday Highest Wednesday Degrees Lowest in Night 69 Degree At 8 A M Thursday 77 Degrees After dawning clear Thursdny clouds came into ascendancy and by oclock a m a rain had started falling A rainless period of more than a week was thus broken By I oclock there was basis for hope that neither the afternoon or evening pro gram tjf Thursdays fair would be at fnrtcd by tbo rain HOOVER IN FEW HOURS FOR BIRTHPLACE Several Stops Scheduled for Nominee on Way to West Branch CTANFORD UNIVERSITY Aug is Herbert Hoovers last day at his home here until he returns at the close of the campaign to cast his ballot on Nov 6 Accompanied by Mrs Hoover bis son Allan and most of the advisers and ths newspapermen wjio came across the country with him a month ago the republican presidential nomi nee will leave Palo Alto at 10 oclock tonigh on a special train arriving at Washington on Aug 24 This time Hoover will follow the southern route so as to visit a dozen California cities to the south before striking eastward for a three flay stay in and near his birthplace nt West Branch where he will deliver nn address on the night oC Aug 21 Iowa Speech Ready This speech in which the nominee will expand upon the farm relief views of his acceptance address last Satur day will come from the press today and distributed to newspapers over the country Another great rndio hookup will carry it far and near nt tlie time of its delivery While Hoover himselC has Riven little thot to bis return here in Novem ber if ho follows the advice of some of his advisors he wiil make a fairly wide circle on his journey and de liver two or three rather extensive art dresses In addition to the dozen or from the rear platform of his private car The republican nominee is obliged to return here to vote because of California liws prohibiting citizens outside the state at election time from TURN TO PAGE 18 COMJA1N 7 Plane Off Again Change in Motor Finance Seen Flood Waters Still Menace Three States Towns in South Damaged Crop Loss to Be Ex cessive ATLANTA Aug Draining a territory drenched by al most incessant ruins during the past two weeks the rivers of three south ern states were flowingwide of their banks today the flood waters isolating cities and causing tremendous damage to crops highways and railroads From Spartanbuifr H Ashville Tryon N and Macon and Quit man came reports of flood contli lions surpassing any in the history oC the affected sections Menaced Area Cut Off All the menaced area of North Caro Ina was cut off from communication late last night but before the lines Hent down Ashville reported hasty preparations to care for hundreds of the French broad river valley where Bee Tree dam was threatening to collapse Many mill communities along the Pacolet river were threatened with Tryon N already feeling the rush if flooded waters unleashed when Clif on textile mill dam No 2 went out ast night The suburban mill communities of Beaumont and Arkwright at Spartan urg wore flooded for the second time wiithin a week and Spartanburg was without gas Anderson mill bridge on Tiger river was swept away A freakish tornado tore up 50 louses at Bath S yesterday and njured one woman A score othouses were damaged or destroyed by a sim lar storm at Newberry but no casual ties were reported Charleston also reported heavy damage from the storm and high water Georgia Town Isolalcrl In Georgia Quftman appeared the vorst hit having been isolated by loot water released by the collapse f two dnms on Okapilco creek brice lam impounding a acre lake nil Melton dnm holding 500 acres f impound water collapsed yesterday Mllledseville was without drinking water and wns Isolated Mn on bail but one rail line open and oportcvl the Ogmulgee river two feet ver flood with another four oot rise expected today More than IS of rain frll there in he last few works one third normal annual precipitation Stray With the entry of John 3 Pierre S Duixmt high offi cials of the General Motors company info politics a rcnitKimieiit of fi nances in tho automotive industry Is predicted Humors are current in Wall street tlmt other large holders hnvo expressed their dissatisfaction with the political activltcs of Rtultoh ami both of whom it rs rumored have been selling irneral Motors stork ami liuyJnK Chrysler alter I Chrysler is one of the younger meii rapidly acquiring import nnce m the automobile world Rasliob is nl left ivhovc Chrysler ccnlcr and Dupont rhjlil Mr Chrysler is a former Orlwrlu resident 2ft years being a foreman in Ihe Great Western railroad shops One Man Escapes When Sole Survivor Describes Ex periences in Eastern Mine Aug The sole survivor oC 11 men known to have been trapped in the No 3 mine of the Irvona Coal and Coke company when an explosion occurred late yesterday afternoon today told the story of tbe blnst while rescue workers from various districts ex plored the gas swept facings of the mine for heSirs which might have been overlooked The survivor Marina Coccia Coal port owes his llfu more to luck than anything else he having refused to follow a fellow miner body Inter wns brot from the workings bntltj mangled and burnel Coccia one oC 150 men In the mine at the time of the blast was with the 11 in tho section where the blast ou uurrecl Tho other laii in another sec tion of tho mine escaped their work place not having been visited by the force of the explosion I wns with W H about Coccifi sfiid heard a dull thud and Iliot tho dynamo had let loose We were tbrmrn to the ground and smelted gas and felt a terrific heat Mays his face ghastly turner to me and said Well die now No one but God can save We ran toward the tunnel exit but were forced back nnd reaching an entry Mays dashed to the left Some thing sent me to the right I es caped poor Mays is The bodies of tbe 13 victims were brot to the surface shortly after mid night Officials of the company said it was a dust explosion hut refused to ad vance a ciiiise until a further investi gation could be made This investiga tion wax carried on today by Deputy Htate inspector of Mines Ira H Thomas of llarrisburg Daniels Says South Is for Smith Former Navy Secretary Is Sure New Yorker Need Not Be Worried By HAROLD OLIVKH Associated Press Staff Writer A LBANV N Aug The south in the opinion of Joseph us Daniels is saie for Governor Smith even tho there is some unrest I here The North Carolina publisher anrt supporter of thn glass dry plunk at Houston made this prediction in an interview wilh newspapermen just before going into conference yeatfr cluy with tbe democratic presidential nominee Governor Smith today wns to rontlmio liis discussions with dry i loaders of his party wllh the arrival of Senator George of Georgia an op ponent of Smith for the nomination Walsh to Confer A conference tomorrow with Sen ator Walsh of Montana who withdrew from the race for the nomination after the California primaries and an announced his support of Smith will wind up the series of confidential dis cussions with prominent drys that the presidential candidate had personally arranged for the period preceding the notification ceremony Daniels asserted tho south as he sized up tho situation would remain solidly democratic in November des pite tho fact that some were opposing TURN TO PAOE 18 COLUMN 7 2IOWANS KILLED IN AU1TC CRASH Car Hits End of Bridge Near Shenandoah Two j Other Men Hurt I SHEXAXDOAH Auff Riley Jones of OohuvR and lone of Rod were killed in an automo bile acoirlent nenr ISssox bridge early this morning while returning from ShunanrtonU fair Leo Jones brother of FSiley Jones i wns so riot injured and Frank j of Rod Oak was also Their car hit a corner of the bridge and went over an embankment I The onor fhrfchtty the wna pretty busy Itself Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Aug 15 where Mr Lowden now is complimenting Hoover On tho other side Charley Bryan brother of W and also Dan iels the man that took the cock tail shakers out of thenavy are out for Al They say lie Is accused of being a wet but he has never been ac cused of being a republican all of which shows that when the votes are counted this fall that every party man will ho about whrre he generally is no matter how bad any candidate is He cant possibly be bad as the opposing party Yours W1W P will be hero lomor row I hopa ho promises us Boulder dam Copyright Pair Sighted on Flight to Span Ocean Cochrane Is First Stop of Two Illinois Aviators BULLETIN COCHRANE Aug Hassell and Parker Cramer landed here at oclock this afternoon completing the first lai of their fliclit from Rwk ford to Stockholm Sweden They left Rocltfurd early lls morning and will spend the night here before continuing plJICAGO AUR Hns O sell and Parker Cramer were hold ing a steady course and maintaining speed of approximately 100 miles per hour as Ihoy nearcd tho end of tlie first leg of their Rocltford to Stockholm flight At noon today radio signals estab lished tho aviators as over or near Inrdee Ontario about 150 miles Iheir goal at Cochrane Ont At that Lime they had traveled approximately i miles on the five houre and 20 minutes since they had left thoir Kock toid base nt a m Leaving Rocltford tho greater Rock ford monoplane struck northeastward thru Wisconsin and was first report ed sighted over Plum Island at the tip of Door county at a m Radio signals next placed the plane over White Fish Point at with tho latest reports from Par The pilots made a perfect hopof from the Hockford airport circling over the field until the big plane hac made an altitude of about feet when it was nozed northeastward toward Cochrane where Hatjsel planned to make his first atop and spend the night The pilots were scheduled to reach Cochrane in about eight hours slop ping over there to refuel ami tune up tho plane for a second bop to Green land tomorrow Both Hassell andCramer expressed confidence of success as they climbed iito the Greater Rockford and waved goodbye They were not daunted by the which halted their first ittempt Ihree weeks ago when Ihelr lane heavily loaded for one hop to Greenland was unable to make alti tude and crashed in a cornfield shortly ifter leaving Rockford A large crowd had gathered at the ilrport when ho big plane wns rolled from ils hangar shortly after fi a m The pilots bepm warming up the mo tors and without delny tool off al 40 for the light across Canada wore considered ideal and tho Greater Rockford crow was sure it would multe Cochinne oil scheduled time The hop from Cochrane to Green land Is nhnut miles much of it over water From Greenland tho fly era plan another hop lo Iceland nnd then a final jump to Stockholm their goal Visibility Poor A heavy fog over Rock river made visibility none to good but the pilots were determined to make their hop re gardless A squadron of escort planrg accom panied the great Rockford on part ot Its Journey Hassells takeoff was perfect He only sped down tbe runway about 300 yards before inking off Into the south west He circled the field to gnin al titude and after making about feet he headed north a little cast and soon disappeared A crowd estimated at was at the field to geo the flyers off Thero was some excitement when an other monoplane crashed into a fence shortly before Hassell hopped but no damage was done and the plane joined TURN TO PAOE S COLUMN 3 DROWNED WHEN BOAT CAPSIZES AT OUTING CLUB Vessel Turns Over as Occupants Try to Change Places LAKE Aug For mora than 20 hours workmen have been searching the lake with dragnets poles and hooks for the body of Fran cis Edwards 15 year old son of Mr and Mrs V B Edwards Benton street who was drowned Wednesday afternoon about 3 oclock Tho acci dent occurred when the row boat in which Edwards and a parly of friends capsized as he and David Btzel son of Oeorpo Ktzcl vice president of tho Ccrro Gordo bank were po sitions Other persons in the boat were Mlsg Betty Banker only daughter of Mr and Mrs B W Banker who spent past two seasons In a cottage at Tour Istville Ronald Mahlstadt 8 son of Mr and Mrs TV H Mahlstadt 1220 Kouth Massachusetts avenue Mason ity a puest at tho Banker cottage d Miss Lillian Haukncss 1324 harles plare northeast Mason City Wero Asked to Riile Acnnrdinpr to Miss Banker ahe and e little MahLitadL boy were bathing uj vr ti u UllLIUIJg it tho Tourlstvllle beach when md Edwards risked them to take a Miss Haukncsa who wns near is mid to have nskeri to accompany ths mrty After vowing about JO roda out from tho outlet with Miss Banker nd Edwards handling tho oars ntzel iuggcstcd that ho row a while White changing the boat Is Balrt to have Ipped and tilled with water causing tho boat to capsize Edwards and the boy were tha only unable to swim ana every effort to rescue them according to laiK succeeded In locating the boy while Etzel dove times for hla friend Edwards and finally helped him to tha edge of the overturned boat while ha aided the girls When he returned Edwards had evidently been too weak lo hang on and had gone to the bot om Came to Roscuo Attracted by screams for help harles TompkJns Garner furniture dealer who is spending some time ni Totiristvllle came to their rescue Ha vas aoon followed by Mr Banker who lad also heard their cries They worn rot to shore where Etzol Miss Bank r and the little boy were said to be unconscious and a search began at nice to recover tho body Edwards Tho lake shore was lined wilh a rowd of spectators during the greater part of tho night while spotlighls vero thrown upon the waters to facili ate tho fiCfirch Both Miss Banker and the Mahlstadt loy spent a restless night and were re Jorted to bo ill tills morning Francis was the oldest son of Mr and Mrs Edwnrrts and was a pupil in lie eighth grade Ho had been em iloyod wllh tho Sanri and Gravel com mny for some time hut lately hud akon up work with the Briar Icn com pany Besides his paronls he leaven i brother Glenn lo mourn hia sudden loath talian Ocean Flyer Is Dead in Rio Janeiro ROME Aug was in Rome today of tha death oC Maj Carlo P del 1rete who was njurcd In Brazil after a nonstop flight from Rome to South America Major del Pietc hnd his right leg am putated In Rio Janeiro yesterday and according to word received here the operation was followed by a high tem leraturo and n pulse Bladine Iowa Revenue Collector Will Move to McMinnvilie Ore MCMINNVILUE recent Issue of the vllle TelephoneRegister local week ly said that its new owner Lars E Bladine of Cedar Falls ex peels lo make his home bore Mr BInndine collector of Internal revenue at On hufiue and his son B Blandlne recently bought the Tele Tho announcement said that Mr Bladlnn would return to Iowa for a few months You can tell tho nntivft at a report Mo pays Xft cents for something that rosls you a Slate Journal AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I dont care a rap if pink does make me ook like a kewpie The way I perspire I cant afford to have blue or black fadin on everthing I ;