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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 5, 1928, Mason City, Iowa JSP toWAS DAILY NEWSPAPER AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO 232 NATIONS HOLIDAY DEATH TOLL PUT AT 205 WATER SPORTS AND BIG PARADE DRAW CROWDS Clear Lake Stages Full Celebration After Rainfall CLEAR LAKH July Despite low erlng clouds and the steady down Sour of rain here Wednesday morn Bug thousands gathered here for the bnnual Fourth of July celebration Many drove in during the morning fccurs while immediately after the sun thru the clouds a steady Etream of cars could be seen entering the city from every direction By pclock the streets were packed with jcelebrators and the nolsemakers had full sway The parade with more than 40 floats fccheduled at noon came off at 3 Oclock and outside ot the morning fcaseball game between the Bayside pubs and Cedar Falls was the only tevent of the day which was hampered the weather Winding up and down the streets of Clear Lake the floats IRlason City professional band and fife pnd drum corps were greeted by thou eands who lined the streets anxious to what would appear next Miss Louise Lennan queen of the SMardi 3ras celebration at Mason City tode on a float furnished by the Mason City of Mason City Gets First Prize In the commercial floats tha Bas Jcet grocery took first place with a feeorgous entry shaped out of small baskets of cut flowers trimmed in Hrapertes and maline rainbow col The DverlandMason garage took econd place In this group with a UVhlppet covered with while arapingB and pink roses The Royal took third place with a and blue float portraying f tha barber slogan It pays to look In the clasa of organizations and f fclvic groups the W C T U were glv en first honors with a float carrying jgtrls from every land It was sym j iolic oC the work and the ideals of jthe organization Second place was given to the R C who presented patriotic float The D A R with historical float was given third I honors with two ladles dressed in the costumes of older times In the com group first prize went to the JMIsses Louis Smith Mildred Pribbe and Madelyn Peterson who rcpre ented three old fashioned girls They dressed In puffed sleeves hoop flufektrts and bustles Second place award Jjiwent to two Negro boys from Ventura Zoble and J Zoble who drove a cart pulled by a mule The cart was humorouslydecorated with old sacks ijand plainly portrayed the carts of the southern plantations The parade was headed by Jim Mil fler and Will Rich who rode snow SVhlte horses They were followed by 1 the Mason City professional band led i y George Powell Judges for tho parade were C W Harvey of Clinton Kerb Pinckney of Wash la and Dr IS H McMasters oC Decorah The water sports drew one of the largest crowds nt the day Starting at the Bayside doek at 2 oclock four marathon swimmers finished at the northwest corner of the city park Robert Rlley Lake Okoboji finished IClrst with the fast time of one hour pven Ho was given for the feat Second Place went to Floyd Arm strong Clenr Lake His time was one hour 11 minutes and third place to TURN TO PAGE 12 1 I The GlobeGazette Offers Readers a First Aid Booklet Our information bureau has pre pared a careful brief summary ot facts on Jirst aid for home or va cation use It tells what to do in tha emergency of accident or sud den illness The simple rules for immediate care of injured persons will save much suffering and often save lives Everyone should be equipped with this knowledge of what to do before the doctor can get there Accurate plainly told carefully indexed Get your wpy now Frederic J Haskln Director The Mnson City GlobeGazette Information Rnrenn Wnsliliidton D C I enclose herewith fi cenfs in ooin or stamps fnr a copy of the FIRST All BOOKLIST Conviction of Edward Hie km an Is Upheld Dares Niagara in Rubber Ball Italians Fly Over Brazil HOPE fifMAKE RIO BEFORE GAS TANKS GIVE OUT Picture shows Jean A Laussier Springfield in his fabric and rubber ball in which he went over Niagara Falls late Wednesday afternoon The bajl weighs 758 pounds ended 15 firinutes later in the swirling river below Laussier made the trip In a sphere 11 feet In diameter The sphere was made of rubber with a steel frame work inside and straps to hold the passenger in place It was weighted Plane Brings a Letter From Boys in North lowans Soon to Enter Barren Lands of Canada Arm strong Writes The exploring pnrty of which Gor don C Armstrong of Britt and Peder Boddum oC Crystal Lako are members was SOO miles north of Winnipeg on June 2D when the Britt Ixiy struck off a brief letter to the GlobeGazettes managing editor I am he began that I have no articles written at this time to send back But as tills opportunity to send mail back came suddenly and unexpectedly it rather explains itself when I tell you that we met pros in a Failchild cabin plane with their own pilot who are going back to civilization in a day or Fast Mail Connections The lei tor of course was brot back from the far north by airplane a fact which demonstrates the extent to which aviation Is being developed Mail from an Iowa boy hundreds of miles from a In the far north received here less than a week after the writing We traveled quite a distance in the north woods and In three moreweeks wo will lie out of the timber area into llio Barren the letter statoK Our movie camera has been keeping a good record of the tilp and we hope to be able to cash in on the film when we The letter explains that there will be one more opportunity to send mail TURN TO PAGE COLUMN 3 at the bottom to keep it upright The sphere was placed in the river above the falls Laussier entered It and It was sealed with tape Ten mln utes later the huge ball painted red balanced for it second near the falls and then was hurled over and down It disappeared in the river but came to the surface a few moments later William Hill fished tha hall from the river and towed It to shore behind a rowboat When the seals were broken Laussier stuck out his head a grin on his face It was he said And Im not NORA SPRINGS PIONEER DIES Funeral Services for Mrs Arabella Crosby to Be Held Saturday NORA SPRINGS July fu neral services for Arabella Cros by S3 a pioneer resident of this com munity who died Tuesday nro to he held at tho residence Saturday tifter noon at 23rt oclock with the Rev Chnrles A Hess of tho Chris tian church nt Chnrles City official J71R 7Ie Is a former Nora Springs minister Mrs Crosby died In the farm home where she lived continuously for 70 yenrs She lived there with her eon Joe and bis family One other son Austin Spokane also sur vives Helen Foe May Not Be Able to Play Net Game WIMBLEDOX July a result of an attack of laryn Sltls Scnorita Kdia of Alvarez may have to scratch her entry in the championship tennis finals with Miss Helen Wills scheduled fnr tomorrow Wimbledon authorities would delay the match to Saturday but if the Spanish player should bo unable lo play then Miss Wills would retain the title and probably play an exhibition match Illinois Couple Hurt in Auto Crash Near C R CEDAR RAPtDS July Mr and Mrs J McMillan of Kewanee wore seriously injured wiien their automobile crashed Into a car 11 miles west of here Byben Tensa driver of the second car and his companion Miss Jiene Plotz both of Celar Hap ids were less seriously hurt Flight From Rome Sets New Dis tance Record BULLETIN BUENOS AIRES Rio De Janeiro dispatch to Nacion quotes n National Tele graph message from Port Nnfni as stating lint Captain Ferrarln Bent the following message this after noon Arriving over Brazilian terrl lory We send you DOME July newBpaper Giornal Dltalla without citing Its source says that the Italian trans Atlantic plane of Captain Ferrarln and reached the Brazil Ian const today and was going on to Rio Janeiro The newspaper Eays that at p Kome time the flyera wero be tween Pernamhuco and Bahia and were flvo hours away from Rio Janeiro with about litres of gas oline still remaining The reaction to tha despatches that tho Savoia 64 had reached Brazil was expressed In banner headlines read Ing Another Tjrorlds record con quered Tjy and Ferrarln i JFJ rtt fiace Papers Walt lor nulfefJtis The newspapers wero held late In order to catch the Ion awaited bulle tin nnrt they take for granted that ChamberlfnLovine record of miles has gone hy the road The Ital ian estimate of tha distance rrom Home to Brazil is miles which would ha if the plane should go On to Rio Janeiro Premier Mussolini was Informed of the newspaper reports while confer rinjr with representatives of the work mens cooperative and told them While we are here talking of our srood activity in the field of labor Ferrarln and Dclprete are sainlnsr another tri umph for Italy flying over Brazil af ter superbly accomplishing the flight over the Ferrarln and Del prcto left the Montecello Hying field outside of Rome at p m Tuesday with the announced purpose ot mak ing a nonstop flight across the South Atlantic to the coast of Brazil In an effort to break the ChamberlinLevlne distance record ot miles between the United States and Germany The Italian flyers estimated the dis tance from Items to tho coast of Bra zil as miles If they should reach Ro Janeiro after striking the Brazil ian const they would add another 000 mtlos to the distance they had cov ered 10 Hours Yet to Go Thelr plane the SavoIaC1 Is cap able of remaining in the air long enough for the flight to Rio Janeiro It was in this same machine thnt tbe two aviators established an en duranova record early this month of 4R hours Xt minutes and sec onds At Pornatnhuco time p K K The flyers wero in the air 48 hours and In the liiht of their long distance vecrvrd sbollld ho able to remain In the air another 10 hours or Iniifr enough to reach the Brazilian capitol Nobile Relates Details of How Italia Crashed July dramatic story of how the North Pole dirigible Italia met Its tragic fate May 25 while returning to Spitzhersen from the North Pole is revealed in a new official report which has been received from Gen Umberto Nobile This report admits of the theory that the Iialias gns bng caught fire nfter the stern compartment in which nine mon Including fleneral Nobile were working had dropped upon the ice At the same time the general said he believed that tho column ot dense blnck smoke which the surviv ors of bis group saw nrtainfr might have been caused by the burning of fuel reservoirs which had fallen or some of the groups of valves might have remained open because of Ice ant ordered Renato Alessantlrinl en velope attendant to verify the state of the valves in the rear of tho dir igible Alessandrinl had time to RO but a before the occupants of tho vpnr compartment were hurled upon the ice below Reflecting nfter the fnll General Nobile I to exclude the possibility of oscaping from the valves and considered it much more probable that the bags were That bring the case it Is un derstandable how the dirigible dis charging in Its shock with the Ice move tlian two Inns of weight in per and material momentarily been thrown overboard piirpnprlv Thot Valves Mishi The general reporter that the mo ment of the catastrophe feared TURN TO FApE 14 cgLJUJDi j lighter find rose up In fact we caw it fly a prey tr the winds nt nn Fight to High Court Rules Law Is Constitutional Tribunal Sends Case Back to Trial Court Where Slayer Will Be Resentenced Youth in Condemned Row SAN FRANCISCO July state supreme court today upheld the conviction of William Edward Hickman who kidnaped and murdered 12 year old Marion Parker in Los Angeles The decision upheld not only Hickmans conviction on the murder charge but upheld the constitutionality of Californias new insanity law under which Hickman was tried It was prin cipally on the asserted unconstitutionally of this law that the appeal was taken FESTIVITIES IN NORTHERN IOWA HURT BY RAIN Forest Citys Program Delayed Nashuas Postponed THE weatherman frowned on most ot celebrations seheji flflwa noaaajWlosucn that in al most nil casea the programs were delayed or postponed One town Marble Rock was able to grlvo only a part of Its celebration carrying the remainder of It over for Thursday Forest Citys scheduled events in cluding tho address by J H Blythe Mason City were held three hours after the timo announced A celebra tion planned at Xashua was postponed Hickman is under sentence to inng The supreme court remanded the case to the trial court in Los Angeles where HIcltman will he resentenced Under the rules of procedure this docs not haveto be done for 30 nays Meanwhile Hickman Is expected to remain In the condemned row nt San Quentin prison Hickmnn had confessed tho crime but entered p plea of not guilty and not Riillty by reason of insanity en the advice of Ills attorney young Jc iome Walsh ot Kansas City Mo Hickman was found guilty of the acts nllOKod and then tried by he same Jury for his sanity The Jury found him sane Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS July 4 got to figure some way of laugliing Mr Hearst out of that that I lost on Calvin I dont know Just how bucks worth of Jokes Is going to strike him He dont need the money and on the other hand he may say he dont need the Jokes I will repeat to him the nomi nating speeches made at both con ventions Tha republicans and the democrats paid a couple of hundred thousand for them so they ought to be worth five By rights Coo Iflge should made to pay half this bet Ho layed down on me Here Is another way out I will bet the five I owe that Mr Coo llclge will choose to run In 1932 In case Al or Herb which ever one gets In dont turn out to he what they are cracked up to be So I hereby go on record as being tho original Coolidge for 1932 Tours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1928 until Sunday BlyHio Tallts nt Forest City FOREST crrr July E Blythe Mason City pave the prin cipal address at a belated Fourth of July celebration here yesterday which sot underway three hours after the time scheduled because of the rain As it was hy Into afternoon a rec ord crowd was no hand to see the pro Brram carried thru as planned Mr BIythcs patriotic address was given early in the afternoon and dealt with the achievements of the country from the time of Ha beginning until the present Mr Blythe spoke o the meaning lint July 4 should have for all Amer cans In that the day should be rocoR nized as one on which citizens should reconsecrate themselves to their coun trys welfare lie closed by citing the great ma terial changes that have taken place ind pointed to the groat prosperity that has blessed the country In addition to tho address there was a parade said to have been one of the lest Forest Cityans had ever staged Prizes were given for the best floats There was a program of street sports ind a hall game between Thompson ind Lcland which was wnn by the TURN TO FAfiE 14 6 BANDITS FREE TP Mexican Rebel Chief Per suaded to Liberate Mining Men MEXICO Juno patches today said W M Mitchell ind John F Jloopor two American mining men who hnd been kidnaped ad arrived in Guadalajara They were released hy heir captors without ayinff the ransom demanded The Americans said they had per suaded Uosarlo fiulllcn chieftain of liR band to allow them to return inme They added that they had been comtcsously treated and well fed riur K tho timo they wero held caritlve in he caves of Judicln canyon near El Salvmltor The men were captured Juno 23 vhile driving In an automobile near Undalajarn enriuto to Mezquital Del Oro mines In the state of Xacatccas iitclicll was manager of the mines Tho kidnapers allowed the Americans chauffeur to return to Guadalajara for he ransom Tronpn uerc tmmedlaioly sent out In an attempt to roscue the aptives CORN IN IOWA IS KNEE HIGH Despite Low Temperatures Satisfactory Growth Shown in Report DES MOIXES July corn crop on the average wns more han knee high on tlifl Fourth of Inly saM Charles D Keerl director of weather nnrl rrop hnreau Iowa lft partment of agriculture in his report for the week ending July 3 Issued to lay About fi fourth of the crop hna been aid by the report snitl whileonly n Ittle uf the lato planting is but a fow low tempera ures durltij tho the crop made growth nncl most uf tho rJelda nro fairly ctttin Snirill grains favored by the cool wot onls straw pr nml the heads said Mr Flood Some of Ihn trrop Ls lodging IOWA FORECAST Piirlly cloudy Thursday nlfflit mid Friday probably tmsetded nt iinis sltghlly warmer Tlmrsilny nlKlit in soulli rentral pnrllnn LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour perlor ending at S oclock a Thtirsdny Highest Wednesday 78 Decrees Lowest In Nislit 57 Decrees At 8 A m 75 Degrees Rainfall 72 of nn Inch After a dismal start chilly and rainy Wednesday turned out to he a first rate Fourth of July The sun ap peared on the scene at I oclock p after a total of inches of rain hnd fallen since 4 oclock In the morning and the afternoon was as lovely as inated for governor BELGIAN BANKER FALLS INTO SEA FROM AIRPLANE Financier Opens Wrong Door on Private Air Cruiser BULLETIN BRUSSELS July e Beige CROWNINGS AT HEAD OF LIST CARSJULL 54 Fireworks Claim Its Share With 11 Dead Reports Show CHICAGO July W of 205 men women and children were a nations sacrifice to tha bratlon of Its one hundred fiftysecond birthday anniversary yesterday Fireworks claimed Us share of Tliv Ima as it always has since the United States first began observing Independ ence day with skyrocket pin wheel ind cannon cracker There were 11 such deaths In the entire country ac cording to the Associated Presa tabu lation Lakes and rivers however exacted he heaviest tribute ot human life flur ng tho holiday drownlngs being reported Motor car deaths ranked next with 54 Heat claimed 12 lives and lightning three while four killed In plane crashes 15 Reported In addition 15 deaths were attributed to other causes directly connected with Americas observance of the Fourth Two densely populated middle Atlantic states and the mid more than halt the coun trys total deaths for the day In the former there were 68 fatalities flvo more than occurred In the midwest The mountain states and the north west had the best sectional records with five deaths In each division Everywhere thru the midwest tha temperature was high The midwest led tho country In drojvjiinea with S8 altho the form of c0nip to Albert1 Lea calls for n business form of city government The success or fail ure qf this new form tried unsuccessfully to obtain a pound loan In London T ONDON July Cnpt Al I i fred Lowenstein world famous Belgian financier and mystery man of Kiirape fell from his private air pin no while crossing the North sea from England to Belgium last night and was drowned Traveling as he ahvaya did with n retinue Captain Loivenstoin hopped off from Croydon airdrome in one of ils planes ix Fokker at 6 p for nriisscls with a British pilot Two stenographers wore aboard so that 10 could continue his business Tho plane also carried his valet and a median Ic When the plane uvis crossingover ho North sea Captain Lowcnstcln eft his seat among bis companions ind started for the washroom In the He never returned Apparently 10 opened a dnor by which passengers the plane and fell into tho sea For a while those remaining aboard lie piano were Ignoniant of what had mppnned When Ihey discovered the gecly the pilot headed at once for the Fieiuh coast He landed to the vest of Dunkirk Franco on tho beach at 8 p m In the meantime tho Iwnkorn staff awaiting his arrival at Brussels TURN TO PAGE 14 COLUMN 5 DES MOINES July persons were drowned during Fourth of July In Irwa while automobile ao jidcnts and fireworks mishaps result d in tho injury nr scvcrnl other Miss Clyde Redd of Kansas City TLIIN TO IAOE II COLUMN 1 IOWA SOCIALIST TICKETMMED Howard Rose Des Moines Is Nominated for Governor Platform Drawn DES MOXES July socialists launched a third party move ment yesterday when a ticket of stale officers was nominated and a platform adopted for the first time in ten years Rose of Des Moines A re red engineer anvr was nom could be Farmers who might have considered remaining in the field to plow corn or harvest small grain were looking for some place to celebrate and It is na id some towns actually had larger crowds they would linvc if the wenther In tho fortnoon hud tieen favorable ThnrsiUty Henr mid tho mercury ascending bcini nt X oVI iiyM maximum on low wet ground however In the extreme southern Connies 3me of the winter wheat is almost ready to cut he said and amut ara loss prevalent than usual i Lieutenant governor Andrew 5ngle Secretary of state Mrs Lynch Ltnfsvllle state treasurer Ben Mc Clnin Bntllft rlculture IYe attorney Crek Rfcretary of ag II nerklfr nl T S MrOrllUs Tho pint form fjLvorod a sixhour liy lu n bo it on of Enjimrtinns In hibnr disputes otoctiori of ftdernl poiultr votr and the ro of law dfi t hat Llic publu lo kept five fruin roiulriinied cor rupt inn in tht List two nLtiuiKil ad imnist rat inns iurl aski3 that f inn IKCI thru 1 ho IK SI in of non inicroHt IXM no top to lie tcMloi for all Tho nnly sprflfin tnrnliou of relief poll11PR u ns a plntpmpnt Tha t nf tho rnrmeia plight must ho found to 1opnr than thft lack of an equalisation Boaumoi killed Rncers Killed Three of the motorcar deaths came In races drivers being killed In Ore eon Pennsylvania and Wisconsin The number of persons Injured many probably fatally ran Into the tliniisnmla rrematiiro explosion of a trucklottd of fireworks at La mar Injured 25 persons as gathered to witness the display Chicago with an ordinance prohibiting the sale of fireworks echoed all day with fire cracker explosions and reports from pollie and hospitals were that the number injured was probably greater than In recent years 3 DROWN IN IOWA Hoovers Cousin Brings Greeting From Nominee to Le Grand Gathering LF GRAND July If Jfoover of Washington a aousin of Herbert Hoover republican presi dential nominee brot a personal preet ng from the nominee to nevernl descendants of J3JJ Hoover tho pater nal grandfather nf Secretary Hoover iRseinlilnd in reunion lirro The presidential nominee had been invited hut was unaMo to attend Miss Irnnin Hoover a Friends missionary it Aliinny Ininaica now on furlough one nf those wlir attended She s fiiHt cousin o Herbert Hoover Hoover family group attending reuninn inrlurled liree clergymen AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I never did nap at Pa and discwiragin a husband is like throwin rocks at a plow horse youve got workin for ;