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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 20, 1928, Mason City, Iowa AND FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST 20 1928 FIVE CENTS FER COPT ASSOCIATED PRUSS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO 271 MASON CITY BOY DROWNED IN CLEAR LAKE HOOVER TRAIN tO MAKE ME NSAS STOPS New Mexico Are Listed as Doubtful for GO P By JAMES L WEST Associated Press Staff Writer VOOVER TRAIN EN ROUTE TO CITY Aug Having put behind him the admittedly debatable ground ot Arizona and New Herbert Hoover came todayto rock ribbed republican Kansasto con conferences with republican leaders as his train moves on to his J birthplace Branch la The republican presidential caridl Idates schedule called for live stops Lodge City Hutchirison Newton and Topeka ot his runningmate Senator Charles Curtis was unable to remain to greet head of the ticket because ot pressing engagements in the east David Mulvane national committee nan Senator Arthur Capper and J M Tincher former representative who nominated Curtis for the vice presi at Kansas City were among party leaders who were to board train as It crossed the state plans for conducting o vigorous cam gign there were to he discussed Makes Brief Talk his usual practice Hoov 1will make brief rearend platform ks at all at the Kansas cities with more extended one at the stale cap Trom TopeKa his train will go to nsas City where it is due tonight with Mayor Albert I t and others planning SL reception station while the special train ltchea to Rock Island Rockford Flyers Overdue in Greenland Pitch Tent for Hoover Address at Birthplace Last Word From Aviators Received Sunday When 75 Miles OutFrom Their Goal r Safety of RockfordtoStockholm Flyers Grow as Hours Pass With No Word to Waiting Ra die Listeners A circui tent accommodating persons has been erected at West Branch birthplace of Herbert Hoover for an address by the republican presidential candidate Tuesday BleacherHUe terraces of the school athletic field where the tent Is pitched were prepared for the overflow Above is shown the mammoth tent Hoover in inset Auto Plunges Into River Wisecrack on Tom Mix StartsJFight Horse Can Snort for Talkies Overnight run to West the re icirt candidate joined by near tils party leaders both conveyed the formation tfiat tha race in their te promised to be hotly contested 3e received the same information Saturday regardingArizona but those charge of party afafirs in each expressed hope of victory in No ivember Liquor Issue Again Senator Bronson Cutting and Gov C Dillon were of the opinion that issue In New Mexico would be de elded largely on the personalities of the republican and democratic candi r dates and on the wet and dry issue the prohibition question cutting I across party lines i Asked if Hoovers prohibition de in his acceptance speech had been accepted as a bone dry pro nouncement Senator Cutting said it would all depend upon what on meant by bone dry that the general inlet ijjretation was that the republican jnominea stood for the eighteenth BUTLER REJECTS HERBERT HOOVER Prohibition and Naval Pro gram Views Unacceptable to New Yorker Actor Chides amendment and Its Inforcement Hoover got good receptions at the half a dozen places his train stopped in New Mexico with democrats fts well as republicans greeting him At Albuquerque Senator Bratlon and several other democratic leaders shook hamds with him the senator be Aug A wisecrack about Tom Mixs lu ture Sn the talking movies was credit ed by Will Morrissey a less famous film actor as the cause of a fist fight discussion which claimed the film colony today Morrissey rated as a comedian and his wife Midgte Miller were taken to the Venice police station for first aid and investigation following the affair which occurred Saturday night at the housewarmins party given by George Beban actor Morrissey was said to be badlyin need of first aid I told Tom hfs horse Tony had a great future in the Morris sey told the officers 1 said the horse could at least snort but what could Tom do Mix Admits Fight Mix yesterday admitted there had been a fight caused by Morrlsseys abusiveness but denied he kicked the comedian as charged or struck the comedians wife Dozens of film actors and directors were said to have furnished a ringside Cannot Live Vis Fails to Make Turn Near Bancroft Sheffield Man audience Tho comedian told police he offered to shake hands with Mix when the party broke up but that the film cow uoy struck him on the jaw Instead I knocked him down twice and then the rus slipped from Morris gey said I fell backward and those I high heels of Toms boots thumped my j head like a drum Isnt it amusing to see a mob on the But boys I got bert Hooversviews on prohibition and a liaval program as set forth In his speech of acceptance are rejected by Nicholas Murray Butler president of Columbia university and a lifeIons republican In a letter printed by the New Tork Times today Mr Butler breaks silence on politics that he has maintained since the Kansas City convention He expresses confidence that millions of earnest republicans are in agreement with him Referring says What I plain is that no candidate of my party Cor president can commit me or countless others like me to any such doctrines or any such In this connection Dr Butler quotes Patrick If this be treason make the most of In regard to Mr Hoovers accept ance ofthe timeworn but wholly alse argument that what he describes ns adequate preparation for defense tn a factor in cooperation in the main tenace of Dr Butler writes The contrary is now the well demon strated to prohibition the letter wish to make entirely TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 1 hot road looking for relict from the heat A shady spot by ones home fjf off the highway has more comfort vn an hour than a trip and milling i around at a resort has In a I Rolfe Arrow The GlobeGazette Offers Booklet On Diet The booklet Good Proportions in the Diet prepared by the States Relations Service of the depart ment of agriculture covers thoroly every detail of food selection tells what kinds ot food are needed gives the proportions and amounts of food required and suggests a number of menus for wellbalanced meals Every woman who Is responsible for the meals of a household should have a copy of this book Send for yours today Fill out and mall the coupon below enclosing 4 cents in coin or stamps for return postage and handling a wasnt Mrs Morrissey declared her husband j was knocked down and that Mix wasi kicking him I I tried to come to Wills aid but Mix cracked me in the eye after say TUBN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 3 Frederic J Haskin Director The Mason GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I unclose herewith 4 cenfa Ih coin or stamps for a copy of the booklet GOOD PROPORTIONS IN DIET Name Street City Defense of Blackmer Is Being Formed Attorney to Claim Evidence Against Exile Obtained Illegally DENVER Aug The defense ot Henry M Blackmer of a federal indictment charging perjury In case he is returned to the United States may be based on the allegation that evidence against him WHS ob tained illegally his attorney here has i revealed I The multimillionaire former head nf jibe Midwest Uefinlng company ami Ship Rep Or tSmissing key witness in the Teapot Dome investigation now resides in France The government is attempt Ing to sjain French sanction to his ex tradition to Colorado to answer per jury charges ALGONA Aug F Reed perry is dead and J A Carlisle also of Perry is In a hospital here at the point of death aa a result of fail ure to complete the turn on to thei bridge over the DOS Moines river five miles west ot Bancroft Sunday after noon j The car driven by Mr Reed hit the end of ths bridge and plunged the water Mrs Reed and her who were also in the car were not in jured j The party was traveling from Perry to St Cloud Minn At the point of the Occident there is a sharp turn in the road which leads directly on to the bridge the approach to which is guarded by a rail The Reed car had partly made the lurnand then skidded against Uie guardrail which broke hurling the car with its four occupants Into the river The water at this point is not deep and Mrs Reed and her won were able to get out Other motorists who came upon the scene within a minute took Mr Reed and Mr Carlisle from the wrecked car Mr Reed had hten killer instantly niul Mr Carlisle was MO injured that his death is evpcctfd Relatives of Mr Reed from Perry and took the body home Sun day night BULLETIN WASHINGTON Aug fur Hie plane Greater RocMortI is to he made by the coastguard cutter Marion which is now in Hie vicinity of the route which the flyers planned to follow on their trip to Sweden Hear Admiral Bullard coastguard ordered he Marion in commam of Com Edward H Smith to take up he quest The Marion has been between the American coast and Green land for more than a montli She last reported fliat sJio was off Caoo Chidley Labrador CHICAGO Aug seas that pound against Greenlands icy shores today concealed the fate of Bert Hassells attempt to fly from Cochrane to Mt Evans Greenland in the monoplane Greater Rockford Not since 3 a central standard time Sunday has any word come trom Hassell and his companion Parker Cramer who left Cochrane nt noon Saturday on the second lap of a good will flight from Rockford to Stockholm Sweden The last message picked from the air by wireless operators at Madison was only the letter repeated several times and then the planes call letters K H A H The R however indicated in he prearranged code that the Greater Rockford was 75 miles off Cape Chldley flying over Davis Straits It meant that the plane had completed approximately threequarters of Its journey toward Mt Kvans Lnropnrtcd at Mt Evans Don Mix the Madison oper itor who had kept vigil at his wire ess set thru Saturday night and Sun lay was in communication with the station at Mt Evans last night The operator there told him there had been no sign nor word the plane Mix then asked for the weather conditions confronting the flyers In the Greenland area and tho Mt weath provide theinformation The report as wirelessed to Mix was Temperature 55 maximum 5S partly cloudy all day sur Iface wind east of 20 miles barometer 45 fair Mix who four fears ago was In the Greenland terltory as radio man on Donald MacMillan expedition said the Greater Rockford might have icached Greenland but missed Mt Evans being forced to pick a land ng place somewhere along the rocky coast line In such event Mix said it would he days before Hussell and Cramer could get word of their safe descent to the outside world for Greenland is sparse Perry Driver OF HOOVER READY FOR BIG CROWD Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Aunr you what ends we will go to for amusement in this coun try nowadays They are even hav ing notification meetings to tell the vice presidential candlatos they have been nominated In the Did days that came In tho nature of a warnings I liked my Injun compatriot Curtis stand on farm relief He snfd Appoint a congressional committee to study the problem and when they have found out about it pass legislation in Now who would have thot of a better way to sidetrack anything than to wait till some congressmen and senators found out anything about it They dont know anything about It in the first place is why they are senators and congressmen Tours WILL 1938 Evans operator VlaV ev bed toj STILL NO TRACE OF AMUNDSEN SHEFFIELD MAN DEAD SHiiFFIRMD Aug Essiinger GS years old was Instantly killed here Saturday afternoon when he was thrown from the roof of the Memorial hall here while helping erect a fire siren tower Mr Esslinger was using a board to TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUJIN 3 SMITHS REPLY TO WHITE READY Advance Guard of Thou sands Already at West Branch BF MILO M THOMPSON Associated Press SlaTf Writer BRANCH Aug Two new appearances for Her bert Hoover native son of Iowa and republican presidential nominee were arranged today by those who are work in gr at fever heat here and at Cedar Rapids to make the homecoming of the distinguished cflizcn a perfect occasion One will bo for 4 tomorrow at the hip speaking tent which covers a natural amphitheater here In this tent tomorrow evening the nominee will make his second important pro nouncement of the com pilng en larging upon his agricultural stand as outlined in his acceptance speech at Palo Alto At the afternoon meeting devoted other political speakers the nom inee will merely lie preHpnted tn thous ands expected to fill the new plank benches Will Sfop at Inwa Cify The other new nppoarance will be at Iowa City whero the nomineewill pause nt a Wednesday long enough to permit him to greet the townspeople and in company of Wal ter A Jess up nf the Uni versify nf Iowa he will visit the old Iowa cap Itol West Branch already has n crowded appearance Automobiles oC thousands of early arrivals line the streets and visitors are s warming over the grounds In the vicinity of the big top and the Hoover birthplace A spe cial traffic was struggling with a street four deep with automobiles Mrs Jennio Scellnrs present owner of the old Hoover home said today that thehouse is not to he open to tile general public nt any time during TURN TO 8 COIA 5 y populated and there are only a few wireless sets there hundreds of miles apart MiicMillnn Station Reports Charles Smith a Philadelphia wire loss amateur reported being in com munication yesterday with the Mac Miflun station aboard the schooner Bowdoin at Anchor in Anatiilak Bay Labrador The MacMiHjin operator re ported that the plane had not been seen by any member of the MacMil lan party nor had any message liorn heard despilo the fact that tho Mac Millan operator hnd kept tuned on Ihp planes wave length nf If ilassell nnd Cramer succeeded In g in Greenland there was spec TlKX TO PAOK R 1 GOEBEL BREAKS WEST TO EAST FLIGHTRECORD Time From California to Cut to 18 Hours 58 Minutes CURTISS FIELD N Y Aug 20 AP Ar Goebel landed here a a after a nonsto flight from CalUurnla wuic broke the existing record b almost six hours Goebels first act as he stepped fro tho plane which was the make the transcontinental nonsto flight from west to east was t glance at his watch Eighteen hours and 58 minutes h exclaimed The record for transcontlnenta flight made in the directlo was 20 hours minutes 48 seconds set by Lieut John A MacReady an Oakley in Goebel stumbled from the sliffnes nduced by the long flight as h stepped out of the plane He recov cred himself riuickly however am said that he was not tired Mor hungry than anything he sale He watched the Yankee Doodle un til it was safely lodged In a hangar unspotted by oil or grime In splto o tlie distance It had covered the turned to greet the small group whtc iiad collected at the field to await hi arrival llnf Favorable Harry Tucker of Santa Monica companion and backer Goebt1 on the flight said he ha timed the planes arrival above Curtis Field at a eastern tiaylipl time The monoplann made a few ci clos of tho field before landing II Gntjcl salcl lifl Had flown at Rllltii TURN Tl PAOE R COLUMN LEO CALVERT 8 IS SECOND WATERJCTIM eized by Cramps While Swimming Off South Shore Beach LEAR LAKE Aug second time within a week Clear ake took the toll life Saturday fternoon when Leo A Calvert 18 earold eon ot Mr and Mrs Leo B alvert 421 street south eat Mason City was drowned off ths each of Methodist campgroundi the south shore Calvert had in company with R W Sharp agent for George Wood Anderson evangelist Mlsa Margaret Nolter ieke and other members of the Ashury Epworth league of the son City M B church gone to the church cottaga o spend the evening Gets Crumps Calvcrt and Sharp had gona HI wimmlng about oclock In ths afternoon and had been In the water iut a short time when Calvert com Malned oC cramps in hla legs Sharp warned him to go to the beach and yewltnosses stated that he had pro ceded part way back to shore when hs uttered one cry and sank Sharp called Cor a boat and Miss Nolterieke and Lloyd Rhodenbaugh who were stand ing on the beach pushed out the near ent boat whlrlr earn Sharp tiring from efforts to find Calvsrt paddled the boat with his hands to the place where he believed tha youth had sunk It was not until 30 minutes later that the body WHS discovered by Robert Fowler in about seven feet of water halfway between the Methodist dock and the divine board Howard Sage Reel Cross life saver and lifo guard at the Bay side Amusement park brot the to the beach where he directed art flcial respiration for two hours Funeral Tuesday The body was taken to the Patler son funeral homo at Mason City Fu neral services will he held at the First Methodist Episcopal church Tuesday afternoon at 2 oclock Dr J F Bocye will officiate Burial will tin made In Memorial Park cemetery Leo Alvln Calvert was born In Mason City July 17 1010 Ho was graduated from tho local high school In 1027 and iiad been employed as a bookkcepr at tho Mason City Standard Oil company offices In addition to his father and mother he Is survived by two younger brothers Claudo and Melvin and infant Bister Ulva Ora Natvig Is Crowned Queen of Mardi Gras Failure to Sight Explorers ROME first report from the Norwegian sealing ship r Braganza which on Thursday sailed north from Kings Bay to re V the search for the missing six members of the crew of the dirigible Italia and tor Roald Amundson ami his five companions told of failure tofind trace of the men Tfie Cltta Di Mllano which was base ship of the Nobile expedition for warded the report from Kinss Bay by wireless The message said that on Sunday afternoon two Italian hydro airplanes ot the M18 type explored at low attitude the group known ns Seven Inlands which is off North Cape Spitsbergen The flights went as far as Little Table Island and the pilots Penzo and Crosio were certain that there wereno men on any which they visited Tyson S Dines Blackmers attor ney revealed Sunday that he has an affidavit signed by Miss Martha Thompson Blackmers former secre tary in which she charges she was abducted last June by United States secret service operatives and taken to the United Stales district attorneys office hore where she was grilled re yarding her employers dealings Dines said he expected to use this na the trump card In defense of Black mer if the United States obtained his custody He indicated ho would seek to have the indictments ouashcd Miss Governor Must Settle Prob1 lem of Where to Open Campaign X Aug One of the big questions now facing Governor Smith is whereand his first shot of the presidential cam paign will be fired after leaving Al bany He has completed bis reply to Will liam Allen Whites chnrgcs involving his record ns a Vew York state assom blyman which will bo made public to morrow morning and most of the lart minute details in preparation for de livery of his speech of acceptance Wednesday nisht but Jias yet to place his cards on the table as to cata Garner Boy Injured in Crossing Accident GARNCR Aug small son of Frank Murtagh received a severe cut on the right cheek when the car in which he was riding was hit by a train on the Rock Island tracks Prank Jiiirlngh was driving the car and entering town from the east the train was coming from the north nnd hit the front of the car Mr Mnrlngh did not we the train The car was damaged some Thompson is said to be In California Ipnlgn plans for the immediate fuuuc now Following an account of Ihe al irgcd kidnaping of Miss Thompson in the pn pel Denver printed Iost rtn yesterday interview that with of the Dines scoring federal agents for their tactics in obtaining evidence May Spenlc Labor Day Some advisers of the democratic presidential nominee areknown to fa vor an initial oratorical charge by I hor day while others arc believed to prefer waiting until siT that holiday County Vigilantes Are Started at New Hampton NEW HAMPTON Aug or of the Chickanaw County Vigilantes committee completed here when 20 men from nil pnrts of the county were sworn in The Ohickiisruv County hankers and Sheriff A tpham cnoperalcd and formed the organization IOWA FORECAST Mostly cloudy showers Monday night in southeastern portion and in extreme east portion Tuesday Cooler in west and northern por tions Monday night and in south ern Tuesday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGnzette weather figures for 21 hour period ending nt S oclock a m Monday Highest Sunday SO Degrees in Night B7 Degrees At 8 A M Monday BO dcurees Ttainfall Ofl of nn Inch For like period ending at 8 oclock a m Hijiliest Saturday 82 Degrees Lowest in Night 61 Degrees After almost a week of daily rains 111 the fore part of this month nobody could have predicted that drought con ditions could even lie approached be fore tho close of August And yet that was almost the case up to early Monday mornlnp when a rain which totaled about a tentli of an inch ar rived on the scene The situation had not lecome serious and yet this tiny hit of rainfall apparently to IKS fol lowed by more Monday was of great vulue to growing things LABOR ASKEDTO SUPPORT ROADS Minnesota Federation Is Holding Convention in Winona WINOXA Aug Support of tho proposed ond issue for road construction was asked tho Minnesota State Feder ation of Labor today by C M Bab cock of Si Paul state commissioner of highways Mr Babcock who said that deaths ind injuries in motor vehicle accidcrts are so numerous as to command the serious attention of every Individual ind organization with public welfare urged creation of a stato traffic pa trol also a patrol he said should not bi confused with state police or constabu lary Us only duties wou e Ibdot in forco laws pertalriing to traffic ane highways Minnesota has marie good rrogres In road building sinco tho trunk high way nlnn was adopted in 1920 hut ha not kont nire or caught up with tral fie demands said Commissioner Bal Cdfk If Tve had the roiuls of today an the trnftic of 191 wo would be hesaid The stato has a li tlo more than miles of pnvf nnd nearly miles of unpave statn trunk highways Road improvements in the last sc en Years imve reduced the coat mlln nf running the cnr h moro Hian a cent a mile he and tv iitlnurvl Improvement mean further reduction NEW HAMPTON Aug ra Natvig of this city was crowned icon ot tho Chlckasaw Mardi nro on Friday night The event spectacular affair Miss Ora Natvisr cceivcd votes and Lessle Hal rman of this city came second with voles Miss Gertrude Natvlg of awler was third with votes Tho now queen was born in Utlca iwnshlp in this county and IB t aughter of Mrs MarieNatvig She Is 18 yenro old and was grad ated from the New Hampton high chool last June Miss Nntvlgr in to teach a country chool in this county during ng year AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I didnt mean to work last night but Pa hates to hear the sewin machine goin and I wanted him to start down town so I could tell him to get some ;