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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 21, 1928, Mason City, Iowa DAILY NEWSPAPER fOA AND MASON CITY EXTRA VOL XXXV UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA 21 1928 BTVH CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO 272 AUSTIN WRECKED BY TORNADO ROCKWELL CITY STORM KILLS 2 CROPS DAM AGED West Branch Storm Is Inconvenience to Visitors DES JIOINKS Aug of two persons and unestimated property damage was the known toll of a tornado that struck at Twin Lakes north ot Rockwell City In Cal houn county yesterday evening and was accompanied by general wind and vain storms over northern and east ern Iowa fcinrs of destruction marked by de molished farm buildings and damaged were traced from the resort at Twin Lakes thru the southern portion of Hamilton county Apparently the sam tornado traveling eastward p was responsible for the di i onc The winds force was also felt at Nvada where one house was moved off its foundation and others were damaged and from Marshalltown came reports of trees blown over by a wind of short duration Telephones Are Out Telephone communication was tem porarily disrupted into many portions of north and east Iowa but a down pour of rain drenched at least part ol tho eastern counties The tornados victims at Twin Lakes were Htclla Powell 45 of Traer and linsister Mrs George Speer 50 Sound Marketing System Is Hoover Plan Nominee Regards Inland Waterway Development as Essential to Farm Relief Thousands at West Branch Hear Candidate Elabor ate on His Pledge to Save Agriculture Sug gests Barge Line to the Sea BRANCH Aug perfection of a sound marketing organization and th efurtherance of inland water way developments were calculated here tonight by Herbert Hoover as the means by which the republican presidential nom inee Hvould enable the agricultural industry to reach a stature of modern business operations and put it on a plane with other industrial organizations The nominee spoke before thousands gathered here to hear his amplified farm relief program which was broadcast by a radio hookup of approximately 90 stations Mr Hoover dwelt but a few minutes on agriculture directly while paying considerable attention to inland waterway a opment which he saw as an effective means of getting cheaper transportation rates for the farmer thereby permitting him to Enck The storm were In a resort struck while for SAYS NOMINEE SMITH Scathing Reply to Editor Defends Record of Governor By D HAROLD OLIVER Associated Iress Stuff Writer ALBANY N Aug Democratic legions swarming into Albany from all sections of tho na tion to see their new lender officially notified oE his presidential nomination tomorrow night today found Governor Smith calmly waiting his hour ot trl get higher prices for his products The text of Mr Hoovers address follows This Is a homecoming It hurJly seems tin occasion for a lengthy poli tical is it an opportun ity to recall old associates and renew old friendships I am glad a son of Iowa to back to the place where I was born Here I spent the first ten years of my boyhood IJere my parents my yrandparenta toiled worshipped God did their part in building election I was not high enough to be icrrnitled the conduct of a torch ivit 1 participated by walking ulonesidc tor miles At that time there wove two or three democrats in the towr I do not know today whether what seemed to me an enormous parade was instituted Cor their ccn versiori or not but I believe it was because one ot my boyhood oTthc Flattened corn fields and scaltorcf of small grain as well as damaged farm buildings were re ported in Hamilton county starting near Stratford and continuing soutli of Jewell past Kilsworth to Radclitfe Wind andJini said also added TVRX TO COLUMN 7 BUTLERlfAND CAUSES FURORE turrich from time to time that I pay respect to might express their memory that I my appreciation of and sympathetic folk a boy to their hearts Robinson Claims University Head Bolted G 0 P Chiefs Say Not NEW YORK Aug Nichols Murray Butters rejection of the stand of Herbert Hoover on pro hibition and defense has brot conflicting vi wa from republicans and democrats on theeffect it might have on Mr Hoovers campaign Senator George II Moses of New Hampshire vice chairman of the re publican national committee said I expect Dr Butler to vote for Hoover I for one do not interpret Dr Butlers statement is a bolt from the republi can party or from the ticket in this Senator T T Robinson democratic candidate for the vice presidency how ever saw Dr Butlers statement as caUuatcd to have an Important ef fect In many parts of the Dr Butler himself declared that the langage of his ttcr ought to make It perfectly plain that the position taken by me has been taken as a re publican and a member of the party torchlight procession in tho Garfield g counter thrust at critics o his long record in the New York 3cg islature Early tomorrow evening on the east steps the capitol the nominee will deliver n speech launching campaign for the presidency Clearing his desk for tho monien toug event the governor made public a detailed reply to William Alle Whites charges that he favored the saloon and was lenient towards gambling and prostitution in his vote on a long list of bills while an as answer which he said must be considered final Ills Record Secure Declaring record The GlobeGazette Offers Paint Booklet This bureau offers for distribu tion a booklet on paint This pub lication describes various kinds paint and tells how to select the right kind for any purpose It Elves directions for mixing paint for preparing surfaces and for ap plying paint Full directions for making and applying several kinds o white wash are included Send today for your copy oC this valuable booklet Enclose 4 cents in coin or stamps for return post age and handling those kindly who taking wiped away the one grief of childhood One of my vivid recollections was rny carrrsst interest in the debate between neighbors iml relatives when they were discussing not who was to as sume me as a burden but who to lake the boy a monitor of their own flock That is the spirit of Ihe people of Iowa It is tho spirit oE the thousands of villages and towns in all this wide land A Personal Note And I have no apology for even a more personal 1hore is present hero today a lady who took part in llmt debate and wad for years my tcuchcr in your pub lic school She embodies the spirit of that vast body of women who not only teach and Inspire our children but over their wider destinies 1ou have cinne to do me courtesy as a aim ot Iowa 1 take this occasion to ac knowledge my debt to that Gurran There is no imprint upon our minds so deep as those of early boy hood Mine arc of the Joys ot the glories ot snowy winter the won der of the growing crops tho joining of the neighbors to harvest tho gah ering of apples the pilgrimage to the river woods for the annual fuel and lilts the going to school the intcr udcs from work in the swimming lolc fishing In creeks the hunting or prairie chickens mid rabbits in lie hedges and woods It is the cnuy o life which 1 could wish for every buy and girl Again today I have had refreshment of spirit in return to these scenes The wlmming bole is still Ir use It nns tbe same mudbank It Is still Impos sible to dress without cnrrying mtii ionic in ones garments As an Mipineer I could devise Improvements Tor that swimming hole But I doubt f Ihe decrease in mothers grief it the homecoming of muddy boys ompensntc the inherent joys ing muddy Visilcil Meeting House T have been to see the old Quaker Meeting house It iias been moved icross the street and replaced by a more modern structure The old build and has been regenerated only in the last month lYonrf of Birlh I am proud lo have been borr in i have ofllhnes said that good Lord made it the richest stretch of agricultural land that ever any one sovereign government In was settled by the adventurous tbe courageous who fought their way acrass the ever extending fronticr They have buildcd here in so short u period as 75 years a state with the least poverty the highest average in telligence the most generous educa tion which ever blessed a single com monwealth Here in West Branch can be found all the milestones of the changes which liavc come to American agri culture Only a mile from here is the farm of my Uncle spent some years Allan of my where I boyhood Frederic J Huslcin Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I enclose herewith 4 cents in coin or stamps for 11 copy of tlic PAINT TWOKU5T Name Street Cily State That at the passing state of the great pioneer movement farms xvere si ill places where we tilled tile soil for the immediate needs ot he families AVe ground our wheat and corn on toll at the mill we slaugh tered our bogs for meat we wove at least a part of our own clothing we repaired our own machinery we got our own fuel from the woods wo erected our own buildings made our own soap we preserved oir own fruit and prcw our own vege tables Only a small part of tho fam ily living came by purchases from the outside Perhaps 20 per cent of the products were sold in the markets lo purchase the small margin of nec essities whih we could not ourselves produce and to pay interest on the mortgage In a half crntnry whole of agriculture has shifted we have im proved seed and livestock we have added a Toner list of mecharfcal inven tions for saving of labor we have In creased ihe prncTuctivity of the lard And it has become a highly spccHl izod business There is no loncor ore 1 industry called ffirmiivr but in fact a i dozen Industries Probably over SO 11CM cent of its produris now go dlroct 1 ly or indirectly In the markels and probably over SO per cent of tile fnm llv living must he purchased from out side Tn I ho olrl days wlirn prirop finctuate1 In the Chicago at TlRN TO IAOK 7 COLUMN 1 as an Us e did not concur In tbo slanderous at the nominee assailed the re publican national committee ioi openly associating itself with n matter he regarded as personal He aimed the rejoinder at the Kansas editor but he intended t to apply to his other critics in lurting Dr John Roach Straton New York Baptist minister who ban charged the governor with being the greatest foe ot the forces of moral progress in the country today After taking up each bill covered by White the nominee denounced the whole thing as unfair unmanly and unAmerican and added I have the satisfaction however of knowing that it is not concurred in by the people of my own state who liavc year after year expressed confi dence in me notwithstanding that a large part of this matter herein re ferred to wns laid before them in the TlRN TO PAGE 7 COTJJMN 1 GEORGE HARVEY DEAD IN EAST Maker of Presidents Suc cumbs to Heart Attack at Summer Home DUBLIN Aug Col George Harvey ambassEidor editor and maker of presidents Is dead at HERBERT HOOVER WKST BRANCH and nil lows arc joining iu wolininn Herbert Ilrover republican nrosiilcntiiil candiilale hnck In Ihe loivn of his birlh He jitriver lliero Tuesday morning mil will deliver an address there Tuesday evening William Whiting Coolidge Friend to Succeed Hoover Eastern Manufacturer Is ApMlgs SamuelSon Talks pointed to Cabinet TWISTERS CAUSE 8 DEATHSLOSS IS NEAR MILLION Minnesota Town Placed Under Martial Law Glen ville Woman Hurled 200 Yards to Death When House Is Splintered TORNADOES took a toll of eight dead and more than two score of injured and caused property damage of more than in southern Minnesota and northern Iowa late yes terday dealing most cruelly with Austin where five were dead a score of others seriously injured and property damage caused to the extent of The sixth Minnesota casualty was near Glenville while two women were killed at a resort called Twin Lakesj near Rockwell City la The known dead August A Neubauer 40 auto mechanic Harold Baum gartner Marvin Baumgtirlncr and Mrs Harry Johnson all of Austin and Vernon Roberts Nora Springs all killed at Austin Mrs Chris 0 Hagen at Glenville Minn Stella Powell 45 of Tract and Mrs George Steer 50 of Havelock killed at Twin Lakes Rockwell City in a second tornado One hundred members of the American Legion aided members of Company Minnesota national guard in patrol ing the streets of Austin today as a recheck of the damage wag started after a night of darkness clue to failure of power Fifteen of the persons injured at Austin required hospital reatment and three were ndt expected to recover The Minnesota tornado apparently started in the vicinity of Emmons in Freeborn county near the Icwa line near into Austin then disappearing tion that it could bo used The loss ot this plant alone WHS The large list oC wounded taxed the hospital facilities of the city lo the utmost With the lighting system destroyed gas lights were resorted to With no electric power however it impossible to use tbe XIIays and they were sorely necLlcd in order to properly examine tlic injured SI reels Dark 3 soon as this situation became Tfiparcnt tho Horntel company wires from its private plant to ihe hospital and made a general hooKup for the necessary lighting sevcial other places Tho city streets how ever were dark thritriut llio night The IarU theater near the center of the city one of the buildings de stroyed the entire structure being 4lniost completely crushed and tins only 12 minutes aCter the matintfo Post ing appears at some tiinc to have been turned into a moving picture house i GlaftOIl Mens Cell Wrecked in Northwood his home Cross Hill Death cnme In Shall PumntVdy sud SUPRRIOR Aupr President accepted today tlit resignation of Sccretiuy IJoover from the cabinet and appointed Wllinm V Whiting of llolyoke to succeed him Mr Whiting been a per sonal friend and political supporter of Piedidcnt CoolldKc for many years ar rived in Superior this morning and administered the oath of office in the chief executives room at tho exe cutive offices hero Mr Whiting is head of the Whiting Paper company of Holyokc Mass lie has never previously held poli tical office but has been very active in state politics especially in VassacluiMCtls Ife was a delegato to tho republican national convention in 1020 and He Is about C5 years of age which reminds me ot the time I heard Aunt Ifnnrrili moved in meeting bit terly denounce the rise of modern ways and prophesy that if they WPIC persisted in that edifice dedicated to Clod would some day ho transformed Into a place of abomination I do not place tho movies in that class but knowing Aunt Hannahs views on and form human recreation even to the godlessness of slid dcnly late day afternoon Col onel Harvey waa In his sixtyf o u r t h year A month ago he came here to seek relief in tho high altitudes from aath mfi uliicli In recent years has afflicted him He scelncd on the road to recov A heart attack however brot death within a few seconds Mis Harvey ami his physician were ihe only ones at his bedside Burial will be at Teacham Fresh your hope chest coming along little few more letters and It will he filled for my versity of Southern Culifornia Wain at Big Four Exposition NASHUA one ot tlin laigxjt exhibits in tbe history of the the Ills Four Kair opened its icro today There are scores oC concessions on the grounds One ot the features ot the lays program was the dcdiciu of the new educational building Tho main address was given by M Agnes Hiimuelson state superintend ent of public instruction AUSTIN IN RUINS AUSTIN Aug tore a path oT death ion thru the north and oast parts of Ills city at oclock ycstorclay af ertioon ancJ left in its wake five dead seriously injiiiCd proliihly 50 vltli Injuries anil prop erty damage Almost without warning the storm vliicu was the worst ever experienced n i Ins section oC the state struck t lio city A ba r ni gc o C a 1 fal f a tin y uul grass prccrilcd the twister which Icmollshcd buildings tore Irroi scattered automobiles and left a large part of tho city n ruins Crushed by 40 arc for youth Theres about on n bald Times Wea persons August Xcnbauer who worked at tbe Motor lun gariKe was in the act oC going to the cellar th four oilier workmen wlien the building was crushed over him Har old Daumirnrtnrr was hurled fiMm hs and evidently was struck by flying debris or timber and was dead when lie was found Ills father vin Haumgartuov is well ui Vcruon Roberts Xoja Springs was an ruiployo in the Hormel plant hLVe and Mrs Harry Johnson of Austin died after they wore brot to he hnspital About fifteen persons who were seriously injured are in tbe hospital and in homes where they were brot by a hastily improvised ambulance system that was constructed as soon is the residents of tbo city re alized tile severity of the tornado The injured Mrs N Hynir ft3 South Frank Im slreer Mrs J A Ijndorivunil fiOl Wilaon street ilamcs ITndcrwnnil son of Mrs 1 A cry NORTHWOOD Aiiff Boric and Herman Kanxenbacli bjih of Grafton wrecked their flivver In Northwood last Sunday afternoon while Into town They wire unhurt Marshall John Oleson being informed of their inability to control a car because of both beingdrunk locked them up for tho Appcir Two Sentenced to Pen by Albert Lea Judge ALBliUT LEA Aug Anton Larson and William Sutherjnnfl were sentenced to Stillwater ncniten tiary Larson to servo one year nhile Sutherland will probably servo five ing down hill I suspect that If nff bcforB May0l K M I years satisfaction at the consummation they entered pleas of guilty to They were luken there Satnrdny her warnings rjiiness anil were relcnsed after ench Larson was arrested in Colorado n This was always n republican llai lo satisfy fine and j short time ago for forgery and lias een in tho county Jail ever since Sutherland who is an used man If you cuss ho power trust youre wns charged witli breaking into the a if you dont people think chicken uhiirk on South Broad yon bine fiiimd L way to llx the Aug 8 Both men pleaded fhHt It was here that T received my touch ot the national life I well recol lect Itie hoisting of flip flag al half mast over my fathers shop on tbe assnsstnatior of Piliint I also recollect well Ihe IJuniils Gazelle isuilty Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Cnl Aug 20 day hardly passoa without somebody heinu notified of some thing Notification speeches have just about spoiled what otherwise would have been a very pleasant summer If uro got one tenth what was promised to us in ac centaneo speeches there would not be any inducement to want to go to heaven IMd you ever sec such love and devotion to the farmer And Smith when he iccepls on Wednesday niRlu as ho probably will I liet lie will tell how ho and Tammany used to lay nwako at niglit just to think ways o help the farm er sldn the city slicker YourM Copyright 1018 8i Dcprcca 51 IOWA FORECAST Ft t r nn t i ml Wr tl IIOMI y nrsdiiy Cmlrr in cist mi mitral Tiicsrtiiy Jiifilit tViinmi toCAL STATISTICS OloheGttzotte weLUiei foi 11 hour period ending S oclock a TuescJay IlfRhrst Monday in Mglit At 8 A M M negrcfrt Kttiiifnll 41 11 f an liUIi After th rente ninsj ID do thruout Monday JupUci Pluvius seltlcd down In real at p and rolcrvsed a downpour accom panied with n heavy wind Mason City escaped without a storm tho other communities not so far were less fortunate Old Hoi wnrr bacU on rtuty Tuesday morning and a coo wind was blowing out of I he east Anna AVliifr UliHn Yruity parlor T K flfla Iadilcn ivcmze address unUnouii 0 J Kord Third IIunmaiMLr jlll North Divi sion slroct I HurriRlt fiOI Noiih 1111 rision stivrt Tintlell 303 Ti Norlh MuJn crowds had left it Wolf Sfurti Tho strive recently estnblisherl here by tho Miei Wolf anl Sons company of Miison City was one of thestruc tures I hat suffered from the storm lie loss brrinfj estimated unofficially al While the worst part of the storm struck at Witter and Division streets whore hundreds ol houses were In ruin the effect of tho tornado WEIR Celt in all sections Windows were broken uul property damages suf fered in every part of the city lint Damaged It is estimated that 300 automobiles were damn sort by the storm a large number of them being lifted and turned over The city is covered with debris and wreckage the work of a minute ly the storm but one that will take months to repair Martial declared Iy Mayor K TJ Carter shortly after the storm a net 100 Lotion nn Ires and the na tional guard members were posted us p tiro IF K very possible means Is holng taken o keep tho city in per fect order to avoid pillage and panfn rind to pet tho reconstruction forces TO 7 COMJMN 8im Intinplin BIO Ash slrrrt Anna Mmlra ifl8 South First Miss slreet Rnymonil Garner 210 liast Water street Mrs Adnlph PecliaceU Ncwpy John Walton Jnc Sothwortii 107 Conrtland street The t year old daughter of Klmer Pail sufferer a cut in the knee John I Schivirtlc wns at work under tho tur bine at the city power plant when he storm in demolishing the ImiltljnK threw brlcU down on the cauHlnK puit ciC it to fall on M r a die KJs back was injured hut not seriously hi ni by Hormol The city would have boon in dark 1 ness last hut fur the j plant of the I formed packing companv Iwlilch put Its plant at the of I the cily Tim numieipnl eleethe plant wns demolisbrrl by tho strvm The machinery which wax left ins however was not in such con ell AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Youd think Pas rheum atism was him again the way lie walks but lie set clown on the ;