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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 25, 1928, Mason City, Iowa MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HEAVILY LOADED TRAIN STRIKES FAULTY SWITCH CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 ately injured while those still able to move screamed aa they fought to get thru ths shattered windows In the upright cars of the train men women and children were strgg gllng to break out the windows and escape from a peril they only sensed many of them half stunned by being thrown to the floor of the cars Call Police Firemen On the street above excited throngs milled about as all available Jire and ambulance equipment the city came rushing to the scene Nurses and doctors grouped them selves the kiosks as the police and firemen and many volunteer help rra carried out the dead and Injured Some bodies were mangled almost be selt realized that and Representative 3rlsp of Georgia declared he would vote for Smith but never tor any Smith modification legislation Josephus Daniels voiced praise gen erally for the acceptance speech but viewed Smiths state control argu ment as Governor Richards ot South Carolina also op posed it but Senator Edwards of New Jersey had only praise especially for the nominees brutally frank state ment concerning crime and corrup tion under prohibition The first comment from the repub lican ticket came quickly from Sena tor Curtis who departed from a pre pared address on the tariff in Hhode Island to say that the democratic prohibition plan was an attempt tii fool the To Consult Low den Insofar as general campaign strat egy has revealed itself the immediate concern ot both sides appears to be In making secure what they have think they embarking in serious quest of electoral votes in doubtful quarters In this nailing down process the re publicans have begun in the most heavily republican farm states Mr Hoovers Iowa conferences were de WITH KELLOGG IN PARIS yond recognition Those persons who could walk were led from the stalled train to the near est exits and helped to the street All the power on the west Bide lines was shut off and many other trains were stalled between stations their excited passengers adding to the confusion which extended up and down the sub for mites Emergency electric liRlvt lines were strung from the street connections and searchlights played over smashed cars Aceytelene torches were brot Into play for cutting away the tangled steel of the shattered ninth ear All of trie dead and critically in jured were either in this car or the eighth oar Baby Decapitated Hampered by the smoke and dust which swirled about them the rescue workers entered the cars and carried out those who either killed or rend erefjunconscious still lay In the shat tered cars In one end of the ninth found the body of a baby decapitated and that of awoman almost all the clothing stripped from her body by the rush of injured and uninjured passen frera seeking to escape from the sham blesir Above on street the police fought with the rapidly increasing crowds to clear the streets to let ambulances loaded with their bur dens ot dead and dying thru to lion pltals Police lines were established and all traffic cleared from the streets for several blocks Emergency crews were rushed into the subway to clear away thewreck Rge and early this morning elghl hours after the accident traffic was resumed on the local tracks which run parallel to the express track on which the accident occurred Track Expert Arrested W E Baldwin a maintenance man arid J3witchman King who had been on the damaged switch an If working arid Motor taken t precinct station questioned several hours later was arrested on of homicide v Pollde Commlsaiorier Warren took police forces and started his own investigation Mayor Walker said he would not carry on his investi gation until he had received the reports from police and fire depart ment officials signed to have their Impression on a rather wide circle in the Mississippi valley section and his promise to take former Governor Lowden and other outstanding McNaryHaugen sympa thizers after election was an open offer on conciliation to the midwest bloc of leaders who went away from the Kansas City conven tion bitterly disappointed One imme diate result was the announcement of Senator Nye of North Dakota that he the would support the party nominee Similarly Governor Smiths run ng mate Senator Robinson a dr nd a southerner is to attempt some ailing down in the south where the Ishop CannonDr Barton ampalgn continues with great earn stness It is announced that soon fter his formal notification at Hot prlngs next Thursday Robinson will egin a swlner thru the democratic trongholds from Texas to Virginia Four Sectors to Campaign the nails thus purposefully iounded In hold fast four major tlie ters of action will be left In the catc rory of debatable ground Into these our sections both republicans and democrats now are looking specula Ivcly One is the tier oC states just Inside he Pacific seaboard from Montana o Arizona and New Mexico Most ot riese states usually are republican In presidential years but this time there are some confusing elements Mr was told on his way east that opinion In New Mexico Is not yet at he decisive stage and Chairman Work openly and pointedly warned a gathering of Colorado republicans that unless they Joined hands and went to work they could expect to reap noth ing but grief on election day A second bloc of normally tcpjlbli can states to which the democrats arc looking with much longing and some hopcl ies in the northwest The Me DECOR AH TRAINS RUNNING AGAIN Town Was Without Milwau kee Service for Almost Three Days DECORAH Aug was without train service from Wednesday night Aug 22 adernoon Aug 24 over the Milwaukee road which is Die longest absence for reg ular mail service for some time and has caused more or less Inconvenience to the general pnbllQ The heavy rainfall of four awl one half inches of rain on Wednesday night caused washouts at 11 different places between Decorah arid Conover The train out ot Docornh Wodncs day night pot as far na Hausendale five miles out and had to stay there is It could not return to Decorah ns the hlghwatcr washeS to the filling be hind the train as well as ahead The services were In charge of the Rev 1 Severtson and the Rev II C and burial was made In Roso Hill KagJe Grove She VMS born In 1851 and was therefore in sovenlysecentli Jear Besides husband she leaves a anghter Mrs of Enple Grove and one son Cornelius in California Attend Newton Reunion NORA SPRINGS Mrand Mrs Selby Ruascll and Bon Kills and laughter Barbara attended a Russell reunion at Newton Thursday They celebrated Hie nintyfourlh blrtluliiy ot Mrs Russells grand father at that place They Will attend the Evangeli cal camp meeting at Cedar Falls over Real Estate Transfers FIVE Fine Fast Color Cretonnes at Great Savings small designs chintz figures on light back grounds 36 inches wide absolutely fast to sun and tubthis is your chance for a real value at a saving of twenty to per cent regular retail prices 75c to special clearance price two groups yd 59 75 and Funeral Services for Eagle Grove Woman Held KAGLK onOVK services for Mrs Martin Christopher son were held at tlio farm home of her sister Mrs Ben Buraiis five miles west of the city nn Friday afternoon Adams A L Mary lj to Frank Cuvrie E 10 Grand View Add to M S2428 Secretary Hoover refused to Kiss a baby Iho other rlay in Nevada which places his campaign somewhat above the level oC htnesnal run of candi Argus Heavy sateen black back ground large floral designs 36 inches widea very desirable strong and sinable fabric for slip covers cush ions window or division curtains reduced for clearance to AQc yard Drapery Ucpt Second Floor DamonIgou Co Great historical significance Is attached to the signing of Jfie pact formulated by tho United States o renounce wur as mi instrument of policy tvt Paris France Monday The treaty is to bear the signatures of Frank B Kellogg United States secretary ot state upper left Sir Austin Chamberlain secretary of foreign relations for Great Britain upper rifrlit Arlstides Uriand French foreign minister lower left and Herr Gustnv Strcsemann foreign minister of Germany lower riglit SMITH IS GUEST AT DEMOCRATIC RALLY IN EAST CONTINUED FKOJI PAGE 1 Ijake last night the democratic prcsi ilential candidate was to rido around the guard camp in an old fashionec barouche between long lines of state troops and in full view of thousands During the day the nominee Dimmed NaryHaugcnLowden campfire burned to meet several New Jersey parly PUBLIC GETS CLOSER VIEWS OF NOMINEES CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 Albany In a speech broadcast to mil lions ihe gave point to his promises of national repeated personal references to those administrative ac complishments Tvhlcli have led the people of New York to reelect him three times to the governorship Hoover Meets Thousands Mr Hoover crossing the country meantime from California to Wash ington was meeting thousands face to face as he bantered in neighborly fashion across the rail of a rear plat form and took with manifest relief to Impromptu speechmaking He paused longest In Iowa where he sat In on a conference of farm leaders and re called to old acquaintances at his birthplace how he used to play be tiveen the corn rows in the boyhood days before he became a celebrated engineer and administrator That these processes oC selfreveal ment will continue no political observ er now doubts The rise of two such leaders from the humblest beginnings caught the popular Imagination very brightly in Minnesota arjd the Fakotas during the preconventton all of these knownto take on inaepondent teriden they all felt tha these democratic managers addWis consin and Nebraska where local re publicanleaders have not very defin itely Indicated In what direction they will travel Others Are Debatable Then there Is the border lahoma Missouri Kentucky Tennes see and West Virginia always looked upon as debatable Tlie contest will extend right down the coast from New Hampshire to Maryland It already has been started on a major scale by Senator Curtis the republican vice presidential nominee with his speech in Rhode Island on the tariff It Is conceded by all politicians that within these four groups lie the elec leuders Including Senator Edwards liiayor Hague of Jersey City and t Dill or democratic candidate or M torlal votes that will decide the elec tion And of the four the eastern sea board group is the one each side wouldbe most reluctant to give up Within both party organizations there appear constantly Increasing signs ot realignment Chairman Raskob dealt out one of those surprises of the campaign when he went to Philadelphia and Indicated after a luncheon conference that an entirely new democratic organization would be set up In that republican city with the apparent purpose of ser iously contending for the electorial votes ot Pennsylvania Tho real pro portions of thig effort are yet to lie disclosed Realign Southern G O P In the south It is the republican or ganization largely which is undergo ing realignment In several states where the Hoover managers have set up lilywhite leaders the Negro has protested loud and long and echoes of Ms lament have been lieard among his brethren In the north What is happening among ths Ne gro voters In fact is one of tho things that the republican managers are anxious to know Three Negro leaders recently have refused to serve on committees named by Hoover head Both Smith and Hoover have aci quarters a Negro moss meeting in Florida organized against the republi can stale ticket a similar meeting al ended by leaders of the race from nil parts of Virginia heard speakers urge isainjt any present Indorsement of Hoover from South Carolina have comemysterious reports of an un usual registration of Negro votes whllo from Chicago and other cities Negro populations oC racal leanings have been equally confusing Some republican leaders appear a little concerned others say it will all adjust before election day Not So Many Bolters The week has not been so prolific as some of Its predecessors In the proiku liara Governor Smith with his family and several friends are stoppingtat Spring about a mile from tho camp here He intends to spend the week end there before going back to NCWT York or Albany direct preparatory to visiting Syracuse next week to attend the state fair Greets Street Crowds After registering in his native city yesterday afternoon to enable him to cast his vote in the November elec tions the nominee was taken by auto mobile for his first taste of reaction of tho street crowds since his notifica tion at Albany last Wednesday Thru Jersey City Newark and Ilizabcth and on down thru the various seacoast resorts people pamined the streets yelling and cheering while the gover nor doffed his straw hat and waved his arms Escorted by a group of motorcycle police of this state the nominee ar rived at Spring Lake to find another great crowd waiting for him at the doorway and on the balconies of his hotel HOOVER WONT DEBATE LIQUOR CONTINUED FROM PAGE t speeches with a clear cut distinction drawn for the of the eighteenth amendment in its present form or its modification to permit state option under state regulation Close advisers Hoover who sat In with him on the conferences he held with farm and political leaders of the northwest at Cedar Rapids this week declare that the question uppermost in the minds oC the several hundred visitors from a dozen great farm states seemed to be that of effecting a strong javty organization rather tlian of seeking more specific details ot tho arm relief proposals the standard nearer put forward In his acceptance address These leaders made It clear how ever that much work remained to jo clone in the noTthwestern states particularly in South Dakota and Wis consin and there was some n the other states Satisfied With Trip Portland Township Ready for Opening of Next School Year Hoover returned homo last nisht very much satisfied with the results oC his trip into 19 states from coast to const nnd with the political outlook In general At this time Hoover lias no intention of making another lonsr trip until he marts back across the continent late in October to cast his vote on election day at his home precinct at Stanford university However he win make a number of short campaign tours goinff into the east thti border states and the south Back to Work Monday Tetails of these have yet to be worked out and will depend largely upon conditions as they develop after the campaign haa reached a more ad vanced stage It may be several weeks before tho delivery of Ills next pre pared address Today and tomorrow the candidate will seek rest after the gruelling clays journey from his home at Palo Alto Cal Monday he will tel hack to ceptcd with eager confidence and de termination the leadership placed in their hands by the party conventions In many respects each has become his own campaign manager and Is mak ing decisions which others might en trust to advisers and strategists Sen ator Moses has even predicted that before the campaign Is over the per sonalities of Lhc candidates will he come the allimpurtant factor over shadowing all other issues Seo Ijiquor Issue First Now that Governor Smith has made his outspoken and detailed declara tion for amendment of both the Vol stead act and the eighteenth amend ment with the final object of In PORTLAND Aug teachers for nil of His schools In Forlliiml township have been procured and the schools will soon be operating In full blast The corps ot teachers who will charge of tileschool work for the coming year are District No 1 Mrs Bert Rooks No 2 Miss Ognl Behn No 3 Miss Hilda Sjostrand No 4 Miss Mabpl Etnier No Miss Mar garet Hoffman No C Miss Phylls Scott No 7 Miss Ruth Ripper No S Miss Delia Tabbot No 9 Miss Hazel Hill Quite a number of the school build Ings have undergone repairs and other improvements during the vacation period Among the number from this community who will all end college this year arc Miss Marie who will take her senior year in economics at Miss Hall who will be a in the Univer sity of Washington at Scuttle and Bauer who will continue his course at Ames Mr and Mrs Stace Thomassrn of Minneapolis were week end visitors with friends In this communltj auguratlnjr the system of stats lion of prominent party bolters but lion as to the manufacture and salo of beverages there are others who do Tiot believe that any Issue can over shadow prohibition They Include F Scott McBrlde of AnilSaloon league and Mra Ella A Boole of tho W C T who read the Smith speech and then reiterated their In dorsement of Hoover There are still olherfi In the demo cratic ranks who opposed the Smith proposal as unwise and Impossi ble while assertlnp that prohibition Is not an Issue Senator Glass and Governor Byrd of Virginia two drys of the first water declared the ques tion does not belong In politira Sena tor George of Georgia said Smith Win on neither side has there been a com plete absence of outspoken dissent from the present party leadership Among the republicans the loudest speaking of this character was done by Dr Nicholas Murray Butler who forcibly dissociated himself from Secretary Hoovers views on prohibi tion and armaments while among the democrats the longsilent Senator Sim mons of North Carolina let It be known that he would not vote cither for Smith or Hoover When a woman Is nure thftl her never Ffiy unkind things of ber la wire sill are Falls Record Clarion Couple Leaves for Service in Jamaica CLARION Aug Rev ami Mrs Leslie Matson and two daushters left Clarion Thursday hy auto New York from which place they will sail on the S H Metapon for Kingston on Sept 5 They are return ing to lie mission field In they spent four busy years prior lo their Ifi months furlough which is just roil eluded Lake Mills Schools Improved for Start of New Year Sept 3 LAKE MILLS A us Mills schools will open Monday Sept 3 The following comprises the facul ty for the coining year O A nusley superintendent Lake Mills Elva fcordyce prlncpal Jit Vernon E T Bowen rnanual traln nrf and agriculture Lake Mills Helffa Clcppe mathematics Tolce Doroihy Heeds Latin and physics Streeter Minnie I Narum crillc teacher ind second rade work Mills Inlander commercial Boxhohn Laura RIdsc homo economics Cedar Falls Apnen Michael son Knglish Leland Hlda Mart7ahn Rnsllsh Greene Raymond Tliompson litstory and Kllsworlh Alfhtld Roe music Pinley X Nctle Price seventh and eighth and penman slifp Lake Mills Kackrlson sev enth and eipriith pratle Stratford Ar Ihur Block seventh and eighth fjradcs Coclnr Kails Louise Slnninff sixth Krade Winner S Edith Nelson flflh priade Duluth Vera Sorenson fourth fradi Albert Lea listello Arnold third grade Garden Grove Fsther Boehlje first Mwle Sheffield Ball klnder savtcn Nevada Improvement have heen made on Iho school hulIdlnRNew enulp mont lias to the Illirary and kindergarten all desks have heen re surfaced the crounrls have heen henu tlflecl with flowers nnd shrubbery nml ttio athletic field has heen Im proved Many who dont know how many stars tlierr are In the flag can toll ynu exactly how ninny Iliror iro in ht City Press Citizen This country needs twine an mnny parks is wo hivc snys n landscape ar tist But vllrro will wn ftnr ononirri waMo ivincr lo fill Iowa Clfy Tress Citizen fresh prunes CAN THEM and Capture Their Flavor for Next Winters Enjoyment If you have canned fresh Italian prunes before youll know what it means to see this Prunes Are It means that the finest canning fruit is now on the market ready for you and youll remember how you appreciated it last year It means that now you have another chance at those sweet luscious firmmeated fresh prunes If you havent canned them before you the winter is of them delightful r i T 111 np ltoro 3 W have a refreshing surprise coming They can be canned your favorite way and econom ically because they take little sugar and can a long as housewives say Youll have a dozen favorite ways of eating them before Fresh Italian prunes will be here only a few weeks and there will be a big demand for them Get them from your grocer while he has themand while they are in prime condij tion Can and eat them freely MODERN METHODS MAKE HOME CANNING EASY Where canning used to be one of the housewifes dreaded tasks now she cans by modern methods and with modern equipment which eliminate much of the old routine If the family is small she will find the Hot Pack Method ideal This is recommended by the U S Dcpt of Agriculture THE HOT PACK METHOD The first essential is that the prunes be fully ripe If they arc to be canned whole prick the skins with a darning needle that the steam may escape without breaking the skin If it is desired to pack more fruit in the jar they may be halved and pitted Do not remove skins Make of lugar and water cup for let boil 5 minutes Add the prunes to the syrup and cook gently for 5 minutes until heated through Fill the sterilized jars with prunes and the hot syrup taking tare to paddle well around the sides to allow air bubbles to escape Place the jars in the hot water bath The water around the jars should boil 12 to 15 minutes de pending upon the firmness of the fruit Jars should be sealed immediately upon removal from water When cool wrap in paper to prevent bleaching afld Jlore in dark dry place ASK FOR THEM AS FRESH PRUNES PLUMS Fresh prunes are far different from dried prunes Plums and prunes are both dried and called but the Italian prune drown In Southern Idaho Eastern Washlnuton and Eastern Oregon Is generally sold fresh Tn sama sections these are called bUm but they are sweeter more firm and more wholesome than any plum and more tart and of a flnrr flavor than other prunes Ank for them as fresh plums THE COLD PACK METHOD This differs from the Hot Pack Metfeid only in the fact the fruit is packed iln the jars without cooking and the hot syrup is then poured over the fruit In canning cold pack process the water around the jars should boil from 5 to 25 minutes Other directions are the same as for hot pack Optn praoM in i mldiam Ifrap In a tiurt pin until Dice in hot mrilt jin fill with boiling sitap ind If deitrfd Ihf lyrup pcunij rookfd in b rrtjincd ind uicd for jell mjkia ind frtih tfiup pouted ovr the cooked fruit Oven ind park fnur mto hoi iri tn within inrh of tht top Put mbbctJ in poiilion Pour orcr tht fruit Ihe boiling hot trup lo tnvtr Piddlt to lir bubbttt Arljml liH looielj in ovtn JI lor oat hour RrmoTt and ttal iramiiliattlr irntril preliure eooVff dhrcttont Scrrilizt at to 10 poufldl prtliurt for 10 Eaiaucil ASSOCIATED PRUNE GROWERS AND SHIPPERS Seattle Wish NORTHWEST ;