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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 4, 1928, Mason City, Iowa Day FOfirftf lA l AND MASON CITY flNALlDlTii VOL XXXV UNITED PBBSS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASONCITY IOWA ASSOCIATED N0 g HEAT WAVE IS HALTED BY RAIN THRUOUHTATE I Bluffs Houses Unroofed by Gale Crops Damaged MOINBS July rain and electrical storm which visited j Iowa last nlgiht and early today brot relief from Intense heat of tre few days but left a trail of dam age In Us wake In cities in central JJV and western Iowa Fruit trees and small crops were re ported damaged in sevoral sections of wherft hail and wind accom panied the storm Lowlying gardens in several cities were washed out bv heavy downpours Some portions of eoutheweatern Iowa were without elec trlo light facilities as a result of grounded wires Somo Crop Damage Serious crop damage was unoffi dally reported near Waukee where hail visited the community At Uuburtue patrolman Max Bemis was struck by lightningearly today while making his regular report to headquarters from his beat He la In a serious condition at a hospital there A terrific gale at Council Bluffs un roofed several houses and overturned garages and other small buildings Many trees were uprooted Tbree men who were sleeping In a garage es caped Injury when the wind lifted the building Telephone and traction serv ice was seriously Interrupted in the southern portion of the city Every part the city showed effects the etorm Celebrating North lowans Watch Skies WHO SAID INDEPENDENCE DAY 60MILE WIND July terrific rain and electrical storm that struck Omaha at n brot relief from the hot gpell which had cost one life and caused one prostration In Omaha huge trees were uprooted and fell across the street car tracks Steel trolley poles were bent over gIass blown in numerous SIKHA destroyed and other minor damasc caused by the wind estimated to have reached a velocity oC 60 miles an hour Dispatches from railroad companies say heavy rains accompanied by n GOmila wind struck Grand Island Shelton Ravenna and other towns In mlclstate between 10 oclock and mid night Tuesday No fatalities were re ported Telephone and electrical companies reported considerable damise from the storm Reports of Locating Plane of Amundsen Are Un rounded KINGS BAT Epltzbergen July grin ding fts sjay Visits Alexander July 4 Leonard A rends oC Chicago canio yester day for a couplo of weeks visit nt IMe home of his parents Mr and Mrs John trends Read How An UptoDate Eve Tames Her Adam in an OldFashioned Way DONT MISS Make Up New Serial Story Starting Friday July 6 in The GlobeGazette TEXAN CENSURES PARTY BOLTERS Hoover Democrats Would Be Read Out of State Organization DALLAS July Texas have threatened to bolt the party In November rather support Gov Alfred E Smith for thn presidency today were con fronted with L movement lo read them out of the state unless they remain This movement got under way yea terday when national committccnian C Adams of Dallas announced that a meeting of tbo state executive committee had been calied lo perfect tho party organization In Texas so bat county sntl other officials would o In sympathy with the platform and the parly nominees Ho denounced who call themselves IIoovci lemorrnts nml declared they xs well call themselves Commenting on tho threatened split which grew out of the demands ot ultradry factions for a candidalo to lead a ticket on a platform for rigid nforcement of the prohibition act and without an attempt at modification Afr eaid those who declined to support Governor Smith would find homselvcs in tho republican camp To Kntorlain Women LATIMfR July Olo Chris will entertain the Danish La lies AM society at her home in La ti mer on July Alleged Bootlegger of St Paul Is Killed ST PAUL July doe Raile 38 St Paul alleged boot legger was shot and killed last night at the home of his brothnrlhlnw Pete Messina Both barrels of a shot sun were discharged at his head which was blown off Messina and bis father Joe Mes sina were arrested and held without charge by police RICH BRITISH MERCHANT DIES Sir David Yule Was Reputed to Have Accumulated ST ALBANS July Sir David Yule reputed to be the wealthiest Rrlton and credited with beins worth pounds died bore last nisht Altho he was tho head of a great Indian firm and director of several banks ho was scarcely known to the public He lived a simple Ufa In compara tive obscurity spending mom at his limo In India where he dwelt In rooms above bis office in Calcutta FMr name first came prominently to public notice in IMfi when be formed inn the that bought Lloyd interest in Hie Oailv dinon of London IIo alpo owned a con trolling interest in two Calriilla papprs The Statesman and The lialmian GOOLIDGE HAS PETBIRTHDAY President Issues Orders Against Guests on Anniversary SUPERIOR July Answering to the chief executives own wishes today was set aside at the summer wbtto house for the quiet ob servance of Mr Coolidqcs fiftysixth birthday with only his family about inn Abandoning the custom of past years of having n more or less puMIc cele bration of lie anniversary President Coolidgo indicated his desire to spend the day in absolute privacy No invi tations had therefore boon issued for any reception during tbo day Many birthday cakes came to the executive residence yesterday Re ports several days ngo that the neces sity of a cake was Tbo only aspect of bis birthday to which JTr Coolidfire bad jterin iiot Fourth and thru thru fiiriumeruuleico tioea tul Russian Ice breaker Krasaln today was slowly approaching the camp of the five marooned men of the dirigible Italia off Northeast land and their fellow castaway tho Swedish flyer Lieutenant Tha Krassfn was last reported In tha vicinity of Caps Platen about 65 miles west the camp making about three knots an hour in fts difficult progress toward the fiearch for Itoald Amundsen and his five missing companions Is steadily going on but thus far has been fruit less Soon tlie Norwegian flyers Cap tain RilserLarsen and Lieut Luetzow Holm will board tho sealer Hobby to aid in the wide search for their fellow countryman ami bis companions The reconnaissances to be made by these flyers will have nn American flavor since the Hobby was placed at tlieir disposal by Miss Louise Boyd of California who originally bad planned a hunting trip to Greenland with it NOBILE IN BED KINGS BAT Spitsbergen July A ill Gen Umbcrto Xobile was conrinnd to bis led aboard the Citta Ul Milano today suffering from fever nnd exposure 31is nerves havo boon strained by the disaster to tbo Italia lie worries constantly about thn fitc of in membprs of Its crew nnd Roald Amundsen and the TURN TO PAfiR 10 COLUAfN 4 IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy Wednesday nml Thursday Possibly local thuniler showers Not much change in tem perature LOCAL STATISTICS f isnvpfl for S oclock a te wrathPr pojiod enrling at m AVednesdny Kiglicst Tupsrtay Rl decrees in Nigbt fifi degrees At 8 A M fifi degrees Kainfull 50 nf nn Incl A mean trick Indeed was It for the weather man to promise Iowa a blis Kivcn any foretbot apparontly many In the xurvoiindinKs of Supciioito offer Ilieir ijiost am bitious production to the sumnior white house The outstanding cako was mado by Mrs F L rjowon of nuluth weighed 17 pounds and was mado of 78 eggrs nlno pounds of sugar and six pounds of cake flour Fiftysix candles Kllttcred about its bane and up froslerl sides rrcKldint planned to In elude his pastimes usual on lio p expected to tjy nut the rod and ivith vltirIi be svas pre prnlnd yesterday by the Superior coun bg fioy Scouts I looso a batch woather tbat npitlior hot nor sunny In fact it was rather chiliy and thn rain was de scending in copious quantities in llio early hours whnn ambitious America usually starts ita noisemak Many Towns Planned Big Observances Barrage of Fireworks Was Started Here Shortly After Midnight a heavy rainfall Weflnes day morning North Iowa optlniis tically made plans to carry out nearly as possible the scheduled ob servanccs with the hope that th skies would clear later 5 nJTy cETBoratlon planned a number of local residents had mado plana to spend the day at picnics and In sur roundingcommunities where ambi tious programs were prepared These included Clear Lako where 3 lako carnival and a parade were to be the chief attractions olso Forest City Scarvllie Blue Earth Wells and Albert Lea Allowed Short Celebration The rain which started falling dur ijf the night stopped for a short icrfod Wednesday morning and owed literally thousands of boys and girls to get out and split tha atmos phere with priant firecrackers and thcr fireworks A number did not even wait for the rain to cease A veritable barrage started on the downtown streets almost simultan eously with the last stroke ot 12 of hei courthouso clock Tuesday Apartment dwellers in tha business section found tho din Incompatible with sleep the remainder of the morning Aufo Catches Flrn One automobile owned by Tvl Fisher as it bent on a pyrotechnic iisplay of its own burst Into flames front of ha Chorotalc Shop 121 South Federal shortly after miT nlffht The conflagration owed Its irisin to a firecracker thrown under ho engine Tbo blaze was extin guished by members ot tbe fire de partment with littlo damage to the Scanning the heavens from sla lona underneath dripping awnings ind optimistically Rain be oro seven clear beforo wouldbo relebralors refused to ae TURN TO in 5 WODENBOYRON OVERBY AUTO Youth Attempted to Jump on Running Board of Car but Missed WODHN luly De Beor IR year old son of Mr and Mrs Claus Dfl Beor was run over hy A car here near tho ball diamond Monday eve A hunch of boys had been playinf hall and about they were on their way tin town when tbo VJe Finer bm jumped on a car driven by Hen Hie kena IIo missed bis step which hurled him lo tho causing ono wheel to pass over bis head fracturing bis skull just back of tho car A doctor waa summoned from Titonka and he was rushed to the Kossulh county honpiliil at AlKona He has not yet re gained consciousness Resident of Denmark Visiting at Lalimcr Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal July 3 flew in home If you want n pretty trip fly over the Imperial Valley and the Salt sea then over desert mountains fig orchards then acres of grapes in ona orchard No wonder both parties dirt a nose dive when prohibition was mentioned Oranges lemons alfalfa filling stations real estate this after looking for one solid month at delegates with nothing on tholr mind only to get their side in of fice No wonder they only hold these things every four years It takes that Ions to get a straight face for the next one Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 102B PEEKS GROUP IS Brookhart Claims Head of Committee of 22 Knifed Lowden July entire S campaign for Lowden insofar as joorpjo Peek and bis committee of 22 uul a part in it was under tho domi nation of bonking interests nnrt iRncd lo nominate Charles Gates awos iVuhor than Lowden Senator Smith Brookhart charced In a hliRtor UK statement released yesterday The whole Ramo waa to obtain con rol of tbo farm voto nml then turn it 0 Dawes said the Brnokhart stale neit Lowden was Jin Defends Hoover In tbo statement was a sharp rrlli isrn of Peck for Ills attacks on Her lort Hnovor nnd for bis stippovt of he democratic platform which nccord np to Brookhnrt Is immensely worm han tbo republican AI Smiths ahitlty to cope with the farm Is rloubted hy the senator Tho fOnunlUeu of II Is p bankers ok xvho bns a brother on tbo Dawes lank bnarrl in ChiraKo and Mark Voortfl himself a director In that bank iro Interested In lie farm causo IK TURN TO PAfJE in 5 PAIR HOPE TO Flyers Hope to Reach South America by Thursday CASA BLANCA Morocco July Ital ian seaplane in which Capt Arturo Ferrarin and arto P Delprete fly jr ianca this morning ROME July Italian airmen were presumed to be speed ing westward today in an attempt to mako the first nonstop flight from the continent of ISuropa to the main land of South America Capt Artburo Ferrarin and Carlo P Dclpreto hoped to reach Per nambuso Brazil ahout miles from Monticelio Hold Italy soon after dawn tomorrow 1C successful they will ironk the distance flight of miles ft by Clarcnco Chamberlln and A Levlno last year Tlioy nl ready hold the duration flltrhf record of iS hours 31 minutes and I 15 seconds Started in Moonlight Taking off nt oclock last nlsht lliey bad the advantage of a full moon nn he early portion of their flight The moon rose sonn after thoy loft Historic Tlvoll behind nnd thpy skim neil over modern Home just as tho iKhts wore beginning to twinkle They were guided on tbeir way by tho rfii white nnd preen lights of tho light IOUSG on Jruilciilmn bilf near the Gar baUlt monument Krotn I bey Intended to ro the southern roasf of Sardinia thru tlm filrail of Clbraltar past Verde Islnmlr and the Inland of Hau Fcrnmiib du to Mia nf Tiny nre ttsinstbe nine plane in which they established the duration record It a cmlalus rndlus about C5 hours ancl Is equipped with a MO hnrscpowiMFlat motor The ptano has n radio set which Major Delprete will operale Tim Jnlish flyers Captains ami Kapnfa wlm intended to hop Jtnmgfit Franre miiiiiinc for the rnlierl ftates post poned tlici fliRht they received re ports nf unfavorable weather over Captain Jdzteowrsky iald be was nxious lo hut would take no IN SHIP Gi Boat Carrying ShoreBound Gobs Sinks in San Pedro Harbor luly 4 sen n neph of Latimer arrived lit bgro RAN July 4 One sailor was killed and another isted as missing as the result ot n collision in the harbor here late night botwccn tho tanker District of lolumhlti mid a navy motorboat loaded with shorebound flallora from the IT S K West Virginia Tbo motor boat punk Immediately iftcr lieinjf Htriiclc by the tinker Most cif 1ii fiailmM alinard foarful 1 iiuslied Iriitd nverbna rd i M nili jjeirmd j His A of Ipna W of tbo survivors thai Irqni Drnmjirk H Half a seaman awond if K IIalr Iciasa waa mlssins AUNT HET Ey Robert Quillcn SSI I rjntit marr man r lie wasnt fool ho ont ;