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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 14, 1927, Mason City, Iowa ff w IOWA WEATHER Probably snow beginning tonight or Thursday colder tonight In extreme west portion colder Thursday much colder in west portion AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for ttio Home VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPS ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY DEC 14 1927 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NBW3 SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO THOUSANDS OUT n Immense Throng Gathers Early Waiting for Famous Yankee VAtBTJENA FLTING FIELD Dec 14 SAP Eager for a glimpse of Americas air herb Col Charles A Lindbergh a great crowd estimated as high as had gathered in and around the Valbuena flying field by 9 oclock this morning Altho it had been expected yester day that a crowd possibly might be expected tha estimates were far overrun this morning and the spectators tvere still pouring on to the parts of the field alloted to them Soldiers were stationed at intervals oE a foot or two to keep the crowds from the huge landing field to avoid repetition of the confusion caused at Le Bourget anil Croydon on Colonel Lindberghs flight to and his subsequent trip to England Calles Is Out Early President Cdlles and his entire cabi net arrived ot the fielcl at n m eager to witness the landing the American flyer who was thot to be somewhere along thecoast of the state of Tainaulipas enroutc to Tain Pico Dwisht W Morrow TTnited Stales ambassador to Mexico who has co operated heartily with the Mexican president furtlierliigr Colonel Lind berghs goodwill fll ph i n t lie 1 JKJ wflere pfesl lent Calles and members Of his cab inet welcomed him Meanwhile t Mexican arniyv planes were doing stunts over the field for the amusement of the crowd French Minister Arrives Jean U De Perler the Frencli mln later was the first foreign diplomat to reacil the field Federal soldiers constantly arrived on the field and it was estimated that there was a force of men in nnd around tha enclosure with at least three times as many spectators Squadrons of motorcycle police ar rived with orders to direct the Lind bergh profession from tlie flying field to tho captofand thruthe streets ot the city to the American embassy af ter the flyers arrival Crown Field YALUUEXA FIELD MEXICO Dec Thou sands of Mexicans were at the Val tnjena flying field at dawn this morn Ing eager to greet Col Charles A Umlbergb 3t was a beautiful clear dawn with very light clouds over the horizon and aslight mist ovevthe plains with every prospect for an excellent day Mounted police were stationed all along the main streets of Mexico City while there were probably police nnd soldiers on the main road leading to tho flying field At the field itself there were several thousand army officers ana specta tors but so large was the space for them that there was no confusion By 7 oclock this morning a military band was In full swing playing a med ley of popular American airs includ ing Dixie and Thru Alvarez on Dech General Alavarez chief of the pres idential staff piloted by Captain Cas prejon Mexican army aviator planned to fly out to meet Colonel Lindbergh TURN TO PAGE 13 tale Johnston to Stand Aside for Assembly Executive Still Maintains No Right to Convene OKLAHOMA Dee Henry S Johnston tqday ordered nil tional guardsmen assigned to the car itol to prevent sessions of the convened legislature to permit Uie senate to meet in its chamber to cou sider Impcaclimcnt charges against himself and two other state officials military barriers removed sen ale leaders announced they would meet at tho capitol this afternoon to receive the bills of impeachment voted by the house In a secret session yes terday Senator Mae O Williamson presi dent pro tcmnore said23 senators ono more than a quorum were here He Indicated the senate planned to consider charges against the gover nor before discussing indictments naming Chief Justice Fred Branson of the state supreme court and Hurry B Cordell president ofthe state hoard of agriculture In announcing he would permit the senate to assemble Governor John ston declared he did not retreat from his contention that the senators hud no authority to sit asa court oC 1m inview oflilS refusal to call tha session He called attention tothe statesupreme court decision had no Inher tocbhvene as leaders of tlio houep arid contend Governor Johnston said that so fa as he knew the senators had not oii gaged In any unlawful acts and that nwnre oC litigation pending to test the validity of various iiues tions growing out of the ImneachmeiU proceedings Reported Killed in AllDay Battle With Communists SHAXGIIAl Dec ton was again In Uie hands of the na tionalists today after severe in which the city except the polios headriuarters was recaptured from communists Tho nationalists have ordered soviet consulates thruoiu China closed four thousand persons were esti mated to have been killed In the battle which lasted alt day yesterday IVholte sale exiutions of communists fol lowed the entry the nationalists All the Americans who were con centrated in the concession district on Shameeii island were safe They returned to their homes in vaiious sec tions of the city and suburbs The United States gunboat Sacra mento which landed field guns men at Shameen to protect foreign lives and property withdrew Us forces after the communist hold was broken The loss of property In the counter attack was very heavy The nationalistnavy began its drive fpxinst tVe communists In the morn ing and the fighting lasted all day li reached atnight when the bund was raked with 12 pounders from the guntibats and with chineguns Thiscontiriual fire broke the revolutionist movement Two Seriously Hurt When K C Special Crashes Into Freight MEMPHIS Deo Tho Kansas City special crack St Louis and San Francisco railway train collided headoii with a freight train on the main line near Oportia early trtday resulting inserious injury to Guy Nichols mail clerk of Springfield and the probable death of Ilcz Thome of Thayer of the special His body bad not been found sev eral hours after the accident Isone of the pnsaongcrs were believed hurt The passenger train eastbound from Kansas City to Jacksonville was runningabout 15 minutes late and crashed into the freight In ft dense fog ISnginca on botli trains were turned over and two mail cars and a baggage car derailed Two cars of livestock also were overturned Traffic was expected to be tied up for five or six hours MANNJJT CASE Ozark Brakeman Is Given Year in Pen for Bring ing Girl to Iowa DBS Dec Jesse Cox a railroad brakeman from the Ozarks 41 years old and married will spend the next year and a day in the penitentiary at Leaven worth for illegally transport ing Mrs Veta Ttichie 19 from Art more to IDes At the same time Mrs Kltchle the bride of two weeks oC Ritchie The elopement of the cuuple made oti motorcycle On their arrival here they were nr rested on a Mann act charge to which Cox pleaded guilty The woman helri as a material witness was released She probably willreturn to her home in Boonevilln Ark After causing tlio wnlting tliotisands at Hie flyindfioh n good deal of anxietybceauso he failed tn appear near Ills scheduled Uriio on his Washington Cnl Clinrtes A Undberg dropped on tlio flying field shortly after Mexican officials had ordered a squadron of planes sent In search of him Worker Falls 51 Feet to His Secretary Presents Congress With Request for Build ing Program Father of Aredale Woman Dies in S Dak AR12DALE Dec Clarence Hammond has received word that her I father had passed away Sunday at his i in Ceva X DaU AUNT HET By Robert Quillen i over exercises does a any good she ought lo be pighj licailiiy riftei slin voles her life Io pickinriip tilings after a Ellen Stone One Time Kidnaped Missionaiy Succumbs in Eastern Home CHELSEA Dec Miss Ellen M Stone the American missionary whose kidnaping by Mace donian bandits in 1901 electrified this died here last night Her life was saveJ by the raising ot a queens ransom by popular subscription In the United States Rogers MEXICO CITY Dec flew over and looked right down in crater rtf Popocalerplllnr its easier to fly over than It Is to pronounce They have some good flyers here The whole pountry is crazy today about Lindberghs flight Tie Is the first thing that America has sent licre that was not in tho form of 1 note He will pet a great recep tion and f will lose a good bod That Iid bns the whole world prnying for him tonight lloroM hoping WILL Copyright The GlobeGazette Offers Baking Booklet Almost every cook can prepare white bread but do you know how to make gralinm bread ginger bread rye bread or ponovers All of these arc delicious and nutritious foods and lend a variety to the diet Directions for making practically Inrious kinds of bread and pastry are given in a booklet Issued by tho department of agriculture Our Washington information bu reau wilt obtain a copy for any reader who fills out and mails the coupon below enclosing four cents in stamps for return postage and handling Besure to write your nnmo and address clearly on the lines of the coupon J Director The Mason Clly VlotioGazelte Information Iturcan C I enclose herewith four icnts In stamps for n copv of llu BAKING ROOKMCJ Death on Albert Lea Job ALBERT LEA LVc Owen Crum 20 met a tragic death Monday morning in tho nock Island switch yards when he fell from the new steel tank a distance of Gl feet The tank was nearly constructed Crum had Intended going to the jhomo of his mother Saturday but he was persuaded to stay by J L Wright supervisor of construction for tbo Chicago Bridge and Iron company Chicago Mr Crum is believed tn have slipped in some manner while doing tho last bit of riveting on tho tank and he and tlio ladder tumbled to the ground below causing Instant death fiy tho breaking of the young mans neck and crushing his head and chest His home was in Whitehall 111 WASHINGTON Dec vl naval building program ultimately lo cost more than and rep resented as being in harmony with the presidents financial plans was transmitted to congress today by Sec retary Wilbur It would call for construction of 25 light cruisers nine destroyer leaders 32 submarines and five aircraft car riers The president would be given au thority to suspend construction in his discretion ji the event of an interna tional eonference for limitation of armaments Only Few Votes Needed to Assure Calling of Special Session DESMOINES Dec drive for the few votes lacking to obtain a special session ot the lowaj legislature to consider a Ijoncl issue for road improve1 ments was started today by Glenn C Hnynes secretary of the Iowa good rouds association In an address delivered today before ie Iowa state agricultural conven tion at the stalehouEc Mr Hayncs told thedelegates present that a spe cial session of the legislature 13 in sight tliat he was assured ot a ma jority oC the senate for special session and bond ISRIIC and that he wished tc enlist tho aid ofdelegates to obtain a from members oC the Iowa house or representatives needed to assure tho extra session and the bond Issue Anlss for Support A majority would already havo been obtained Mr JTniynes said IE counties claused us favorable Imd indicated to their legislative representatives their desires in tills respwst In 15 counties of tho state this situation exists lie To round up these made a assistance the rconYentlon Using1tlie argument that good roads malce good agricultural expositions Mr Hnynes declared tiiero hart been great turnover of sentiment in the past SS hours foithe state bond issue and the special session Kepresenta tives of fairs in attendance he said should take up tho fight for the bond issue and carry It to a successful ter mination Is Pledged Tho chairman of the senate com mittee on highways Informs Mr Ilaynos said that a majority of the senate has been pledged to the special session and flic bond issue I am fur ther inforniertjiy the chairman of the house highwayH committee tlfnt only a fewpledges are iacidmj of a niajorl branch of Following the meeting Mr Waynes ho line been Informed that the actual pledge vote In the house was or five short of a majority Mr Hayncs asserted that if the special session was not called to con sider the state bond issue the propos al probably would not come before a regular session of that body and the counties would go on bonding Individ nally to complete the road program in fifteen years A state bond issue ho said spelled completion of the same work in six years ind an accompany ing saving of interest charges of mure than Funds Are Available DES MOINES riec mary road bonds now becoming avail able are sufficient to insure the com pletion of the Rtute bond program and to pay Uie ana principal of all primary road bonds that may have been issued by the counties and the principal and Interest all stuto pri mary road bonds as proposed withoul the levying of any property tax mem bers of the Iowa highway commission announced today in a formal state ment Tho state highway commission the statement said is in full accord with Governor Hammills recent announce ment on Uie state road bond Issue MILESTONES ON LINDYS FLIGHT Computed for Ilia Associated Press by If Annum tie Musi of ihc New Vorli Daily News from As sociated Press dispatches telling of ho hearing or lie sighting of an unidentified Hour Miles Elapsed Speed SiRhled Time Lynchbiirpr Va 155 Waynes N C Etowah Tenn 491 Signal Mountain Tcnn SU Bnldwyn Miss Dec 931 llM Tnllulali La Houston Forta Arausns Tex Tamplco Lindberghs MotherWaits Flight News Detroit Woman Told About Sons Failure to Reach Mexico City Aviator Shows Up After Officials Had Begun Search VALBUENA FLYING Dec it Inst after several hours of eur him Col Charles A indbergh hero of the Neyy YorkloPnris flight Iully coQipleted the first non itop flight from Washington 0 Mexico City landinghers at p after 27 hours and 10 minutes in the air he huge cVowd ing between and persons that had anxiously awaited Hie arrival of thui good will ambassador cheereddeliriously as the Spirit of St Louis came oven the field and landed squadron of motor police rushed lo keep clear Uie field where Lindbergh landed in order to escort him to he presidential stand but within n minute thousands filled the field rushing Up ward the American DETROIT Jlra Evanpeline Xiindbprgu mother oC Col Lindbergh fcept In touch Tvith tho Associated Press her today seeking tho latest reports tlv whereabouts of the flyer Mrs Lindbergh white Indicating some uneasiness in view of conflict ing reports regarding her son said that Iio lituj told her tho flight would require 2t hours for comple tion She appeared familiar with all tho detniln of tho flight Informed wlillo teaching her chem istry class nt Cass technical high school here that some npprchenalon s felt1 for Colonel TJndlwrgh Mrs Lindbergh left her claasroom but re mained at tho high school to receive the latest reports of her sons prog ress One never knows how these things will turn she said TO PAVE PALO Road From Emmetsburg to Algona Will Be Hard Surfaced Claim EMMETSBUUG Dec state highway commission Is planning vo award a contract to pave federal road Xo 3S from hero cast to a distance of 23 miles according to word received here today Tho contract IK to be lei within the next CO days It is claimed Tho commission it is announced also plans to cxienrl federal highway No 41 from Holfe north to Whitte more to connect with the contemplat ed paving The road from Rolfc to Whlttemore would be graveled 18 19 20 SHSISTKAS 25 28 27 28 29 30 31 Victim Claims Driver Pur posely Drove Machine Over Him Second Time rOriTAGE Tito j Struck down by an automobile on j lonely highway Tielnhold Lauersers Woodland lay for six hours with both legs broken befora he was 1ound and brot to a here last niRht i He was repairing his car at the side j joC the road said whrn n I j largo coupe struck him Thfi driver I backed his car over his prostrate iform a second lime lie told officers A woman pot out of tho coupe LruieiKers Inld hospital authorities looked nt him and iiiuiiied back tn liic saying Ilis Lets I Tile riithen sped n rtiid His condition s J GlobeC4azette weather figures for hour period ending at n m Wed nesday 33 Minimum 4 At a JO Aflor aclitj of October or November temperature ieawsertcd itHClf Tuesday with tlio result that the mercury in tlui CMobeGa down to 1ho 1 above niiirli Tho wind iiHt sbilli d lo Ihc north Wcdmsdny innniiiK un frost IrilliiiB iliirlnK lay himll I fJ lllCil Cs POOR PA By Claude Oullnn Mir sulictil JUT Uhrisl mas priStTil an altoi she kne Id bought it sho said wilh nny Cfrcled jfexiciin Flelil Five Mexican army bands played American and Mexican patriotic GOIIRJ as tho Spirit ot St Louis ami its es cort circled tlio field several times Tlio Mexican army planes had beer pelforming stunts aiid the rcnllenjcnl ot tho crowd bud increased momentar ily Then thn plane which had served Colonel Lindbergh so faithfully on h epochmaking flight from Xew York to Pnrfs and had carried him more than nilles from Washing ton to Mexico made a beautiful land ins In the middle of tho field The piano kicked up groat clouds of lust which for n fow moments kept theAmerican and his piano from sight Tho motorcycle policemen at length surrounded the plane placed Colonel Lindbergh in an automobile nnd escorted him to the presidential box where President Cnllea and Dwjght Morrow American am bassador to Mexico had anxiously awaited bis arrival At p m the presidential band played the Spangled Bunnci an Colonel Lindbergh entered the nrefii dentltil stand and received greetings illfit from President Calles tinU then front Ambassador Morrow Reiterates Moriiijig Ifctiort TAMPICO Uuc Tho Mexican Aviation company which early today reported the pus of Colonel Lindberghs pinna over Tamplco reiterated this afternoon tluit only ono plane passed thru Tiimplco plane was Colonel bcrglis Karly Iteport Icnic7 KAX ANTONlu Dec report emanating from ths army riidlo station here today that Col Charles A Lindbergh had arrives In Mexico City nt n was de nied upon investigation Tho operator at the arnry ppst saiij that he had merely repeated a report which he had received from a commer cial telegraph company A check with the Western Union showed that Lind bergh had last been heard from at Atotonilco state of At a m Officials AreFenrful VALBCENA AIR FIELD Dec 11 a gov ernment officials were thrown llilo uncertainty concerning the where abouts of Col Lindbergh by the ar rival here oE 1 commercial ahplano from Tampico This caused officials to helicva that previous telcRrnnh reports ot sighting rt the American aviator may have actually reprris of the sighting of tbls commercial plane in mistake for the Spirit of St Louis All nine scout pianos wlileli took air had rflturnrfl without sighting LimlbcTfh Mexican Officials Icnrful Fear that Col Lindbergh may liRvt met with n misadventnro cur ifnty ainons Muxiinn uiitr ins nt the rinVf uf thrt dciuirtl Mtuff it 11 a m frnt teU to nJ iovcinmoiit ajfcncies In ITItN TO V IS ;