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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 19, 1928, Mason City, Iowa ft to WAS DAILYNEWSPAPER AND MASON CITY fiNAL EDITION VOL XXXV UNITED PBBSS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 19 1928 FIVE CENTS PER COPS ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO 244 LOWENSTEINS BODY FOUND NEAR BOULOGNE WATCH PROVES IDENTITY OF RICH BELGIAN Financier Disappeared From Plane on July 4 f BULLETIN BOULOGNE France July body of Captain Alfred Lowen stein noted Belgian financier who disappeared from an air plane while it was crossing the English channel at a height of feet on July 4 was found near here today The body of the Belgian banker was taken to Calais this evening by a fishing boat and the identity was established by means of a wristwatch The tragic end of Captain Alfred Lowenstein caused a sensation that had echoes on the stock exchanges ot London Paris Brussels and Berlin A pollcs Inquiry in Franco developed only that his valet and stenographers who were accompanying him on the trip noted his disappearance when he failed to return from a lavatory at the rear of the machine They found a door open and later the captains collar and tie were discovered In the jplane Surmises as to the tragedy ranged theories of accidental death to Members of the Lowehsteln amity and intimate friends ot the janoler strenuously denied that he y reason to commitsuicide Republicans of Iowa Place Approval on Hoover expedite the estate a Citizen of Belgium kwsof that country provide that of the estate of a deceased citizen may bs adjourned for four Lyearg unless is positive proof ot pBeath An fion for a death cer tificate was A by a Brussels court on July MONEY ORDER THIEVES BUSY Forms With Potential Value of Stolen Since Jan 1 YORK July Money order thieves have stolen blank forms with a potential value of 000 since January 1 last and now are engaged in passing them all over the country C M Clarahan chief Inspec tor at the federal postoffice an nounced today He Issued a warning to merchants hotel keepers and rest aurant proprietors to bo on the look out for forged ordes MacNider Leaves for Capital Conference Hanford natipnal chair man of the republican service league Is on way to Washington D and New York presumably for a con ference with republican leaders on the coming political campaign Lund Report Defeated by a Landslide Brookhart Hammill Dick inson and Harding All Praise Nominee DBS MOINES July Pledges of support to Herbert Hoover and ot confidence In his ability to offer a constructive solution of the farm relief problem were given by the republican party in Iowa at the state convention here yesterday Commending the republican nom inee for big statement that the agri cultural problem will and must be resolutions adopted as the state platform urged continued effort in behalf of agricultural legislation thru an equalization fee or by some other means equally The delegates almost without ex itlon seemed to accept a message brot by Gov John Hammill who con erred with Mr Hoover yesterday morning at Council Bluffs The gover nor a supporter of Frank O Lowden earlier In the campaign edjy approved the qualifications ot the republican nominee and expressed confidence that the stand he would ake on the farm issue would he en irely satisfactory to the party In owa Lund Gets Stepped On A note of dissension followed the unanimous report of the resolutions committee when Major Frank J Lund of Webster City a proponent of the McNaryHaugen principle and of Mr Lowdena candidacy offered from the floor a set of resolutions urging sup port of the McNaryHaugen bill un til some better remedy is 13roposal v r Other speakers who urgediupport of ticket were Sen ator Smith Brookhart Congress man L J Dickinson and former Gov W L Harding The state centra committee reelec ted William L Stern of Logan as Its chairman and selected Mrs Gordon Elliott of Des Moinea as cochairman to succeed Miss Martha McClure of Mt Pleasant now national committee woman Tax Reductions Lauded Alfred Mueller of Davenport was re elected treasurer The secretary will be elected and the members of the finance committee appointed later Chairman Stern announced Harmony prevailed at the organization meeting of the state central committee chosen at district caucuses preceding the con vention today The resolutions which were adopted and which now make up the party platform in Iowa lauded reduction of taxes In state government for ef ficient and economical conduct nf state affairs indorsed Governor Hammill and the entire republican state ticket commended the national party plank on prohibition urged completion of the states primary road system at the earliest possible date recommended adoption of a comprehensive second ary road program and Indorsed pro jects to extend the inland wraterways as a means of lessening costs ot trans portation Waterways Project Indorsed Ths resolutions further commended the state park pro TURX TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 3 IOWA TO HEAR The 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a in Thursday Highest Wednesday R3 degrees lowest in Night 67 degrees At 8 A M 76 degrees Rainfall inches Tho rnin which started nt about oclock TVednesday evening and re curred at various times during the night brot to Mnson City the greatest total 24 hour precipitation recorded In many a month The GlobeGozelt copper cylinder with a capacity for 2 inches ot rain was filled to overflow ing and the water In the Inrge contain increased the total to inches It helped the corn doubtless Rut foi the small so good First Family Are Hoovers Cedar Island Lodge on tlia Brule river Wisconsin registorefl nn historical the visit ot Herbert Hoover P presidential candidate and Mrs Hoover to tlie family of the president In the phqto lelt to right tlie president Secretary Hoover Mrs Hoover and John Coolidge DETAILS NOT TO BE INCLUDED IN PALO ALTO TALK Mates on Train Expect Hoover to Wait for West Branch A BOARD HOOVER TRAIN CHEYENNE July who have with iIerbert Hoover during his westward ourney to California have gained the mpression that the republican presi lential nominee does not intend to ad any Bpecifio plan of farm rellel n his acceptance speech at Palo Alto icxt month These same friends declare how ever that Mr Hoover Is thoroly alive the fact that the condition ot agri culture presents a problem which calls for solution and that he wll pledge himself to make a thoro going urvoy of the whole situation and to dedicate his best efforts to the formu lation of a practical plan ot aid Left for Further Study Details of a specific plan very likely will be left for further study with the possibility that as the campaign pro greases proposals will be outlined with the first of these probably Hoover Hope Erases Old Strife Lines SEMIFINALS Will Meet Rock Island Wom an in Friday Match Downs Des Moines Golfer BULLETIN HUs Frances Drake Mason Citys representative In the state tournament being played at Sioux City this week kept on her lo victory in tho quarterfinal match of Tliursday defeathiR Mrs 1 A of Des Moines 2 up The local girl runnerup in the 1027 tournament will meet fllrs H C Good Rnck Islaiul in one scmlflnal match Friday The finals aro Saturday Miss Drakes card for Thursday was 565 SBK Her foes card 576 47 405 SIOUX CITi July field in the Iowa womens golf cham pionship tournament was narrowed down to four players as the result of todays quarter final matches with Des Moines Clinton Mason City and Rock Island represented by the sur viving contestants for the state title Miss Elizabeth Curtis ot Clinton the defending champion earned tho right to enter the semlrfinals today wThen she defeated Mrs V R Byers of Ce dar Rapids In a closely contested match The Clinton girl was only one up at the turn but she won the three of the last seven holes played to win by 3 and 2 Their cards Curtis fi5l lififi B Byors o H Hfi6 6 Sioux Citys lone survivor In tho tournament was eliminated by Miss Kate Coggeshall of nes Moinea tour nament medalist Both women played a fine brand of golf and the outcome of the match was fn doubt until the final hole where Miss Coggeshall won 2 up Mrs H C Good of Rock Island de feated Miss Helen Gates of Clinton 5 and 3 Their cards Good 4I5 5fiS 4fiS Gaies 5S5 471 fifiJ 477 n In tho other semi final matelies Friday Miss Coggeshall wil meet Mist Curtis RUTH OBTAINS HOMER NEW YORK July Ruth hit his thirtyseventh homo run of the season In the first Inning of to days game between the While Sox and the Yankees Ruths clrivn Id lowed Combs double and pravo tho Yanks a lead of 2 to 1 over Al Thum as Dont call a man a failure unless you know what he WHS trying to do Maybe his ambition was to get bj without Stale Journal Pristm Scene of Gunfight One Injured Desperate Inmates Armed With Smuggled Weapons Are Foiled ATLANTA July unta federal penitentiary was be sieged for a time from within by two lesperate prisoners armed with luggied weapons last night With three other long term con victs they were in solitary confine ment today while a guard was nursing 1 minor scalp wound the only casualty of a 30 minute gun battle A near riot was precipitated during xn exercise period in the prison yard ibout dusk when Roy Gardner and Joe Urbaytis serving 50 to GO year terms for mail robbery and notorious is escaped artists were seen at the nner wall Guard Capt Clarence L Parker and Guard Bunce who found ho pair in flic net of climbing an Im irovised ladder wove confronted with drawn revolvers Eunoe waa clipped on the head Before the remainder of the prison era knew what had happened tho plot ters had marched Parker nnd two other guards who up thru the first gate toward freedom On ncar the second gate they opened fire on tower sentries using the guards as shields IlalUcd in this effort practl Captaiu Parker threw the gate grating they surrendered to a score or so of armed guards after a fierce exchange of bul lets during which none was hit Meanwhile tlie prisoners in the yard left unattended set up a loud clamor Guards later herded tlirm Into tholr cell blocks with difficulty Ancient Political Adversaries Now Comfortable in Same Bed By LEE P LOOMIS MOINES July J In thfB the City of Certainties a uncertainty became a miracle Re publicans ot Iowa focal center of the socalled corn belt revolt met amidst uncertainty carefully proceeded re solutcd and acted with dignity and calmness and adjourned in an ntmos of harmony that has not been jquallcd in Iowa politics In mans yearn Prom the platform came ringing calls to arms against eastern domina ion thru a Tammanycontrolled democ racy uttered not alone by old Un eaders who hrfVe never wavered in their party constancy but by men wh recalled with seeming pride that the had strayed away from republican re gularlty In the past Itroolthart for oover Senator Smith W Brookhart art dressing a republican state conventlo for the first ttma since he became dominant factor in state affairs rea firmed his loyalty to Senator Geors Norria of Nebraska admitted withou hesitation that he would have followc Norrla at the head ot a third ticket but this having been denied him de Glared with frankness and earnestness that as between the republican party and Tammany ns between Hoover and Smith there was but one choice friend of agriyjlWi OBREGON GROUP THINKS OTHERS WERE JN PLOT Zalles Called Upon by Presidents Followers to Punish Guilty BULLETIN MEXICO CITY July AP Official an nouncement was made oday that several more per sons have been arrested in Connection with the assassina ion of PresidentElect Obre on The identity of those ar rested and the total number vere not revealed and Chief of IS ON WAY HOME Funeral Train Speeds to Good Will Flyers Na tive Land ABOARD CARRANZA FUNERAL Inly Across the country to which he had como as a messenger of pood will the broken body of Cnpt Ktnltlo today was being swiftly born back to his native land In the rear car ot Mia special funeral train the shades are drawn Tho heavy scent of flowers fills tho air Two soldiers stand at attention at the head and foot oC n draped with the flags of the United States nnd Mexico and containing the body In cracked up airplane in which a month ago the flyer winged away from Mexico City returning tho good will flight of Colonel Lindbergh Tho fuse lage is twisted the motor a shapeless molten thing One wheel lies nearby Father Is on Hoard li cally because its keys thru Former lowan Is Held in West as Mann Act Suspect LOS ANGELES July Irwin McDonald 3S said to have served a term in the Iowa state peni tentiary for obtaining money under false pretenses was arrested here yes terday on suspicion of violation of the Mann act and violation of parole McDonaM wns arrested when he kept an appointment to meet Sophia Goldman a young bookkeeper regard ing a job lie had offered her Police were seeking him on a petty theft charge ns well Miss Goldman told police McDonald had said a condition of her employ ment Included frcrjuent airplane trips to San Diego and police arc investi gating the possibility thnt ho had planned lo spirit women into Mexico McDonald wis paroled here last Feb ruary nfter a on bad check charges Branch laie next month As Ma train sped thru the foothills ot the Rockies today Mr Hoover con tinued his conferences with political leaders meeting a delegation from Utah and having his guest on his private car Gov Fred B Bnlzar of Nevada who rodo across tho state with him These conferences and rear plat form appearances at a large number of cities have prevented Mr Hoover from continuing his work on his ac ceptance spocch hut he Is expected to devote much of his time next week to this task Homecoming Plans Abandoned Because oC the death od Mrs Hoov ers father c n Henry all phins for homecoming celebrations nt finn Fran Cisco and Palo Alto Friday have been abandoned At every stop the special train makes Mrs Hoover receives messages OC condolence from friends and those in official life Among these was a message from the President and Mrs Coolldge Mrs Hoover has been great ly shocked by the death ot her father and she will remain In seclusion In her compartment until she reaches home After the funeral services and In terment at Talo Alto Friday Mr and Mrs Hoover will spend tho woekcncl Ouletly at home probably denying themselves lo callers except most In In the three remaining cars are his timato friends until early next week Not Vet Fixrtl While tile tlato for the homecoming oplobratlon at San Francisco is yet to lie fixed It probably will be held after the notification ceremonies on Auffusl II perhaps Just before Mr Hoover starts eastward for his old Iowa homo via Angeles and N M Ho will bo given a reception ffrtn Angeles and also at Cellar TCnp Ids In He plans now to spend three days in Iowa two at Crdnr rtnplds nnrl onr at West Branch but the time ban not yet been definitely fixed of Mexicos fallen idol the bnggaga car ahead Is the Police Zertuche declined to give out any further informa tion until the investigation is completed Those previously arrested included Joae de Leon Toran 23 year old art student accused of the crime Emilio Casado proprietor of the res taurant at Saint Angel where Obregon was killed and 12 em ployes of the restaurant MTIXICO CITY July Search was intensified today for those whom President Calles termed tho Intellectual directors ot assassination of Gen 4 Ivaro Obregon General Obregons body was en rotate to his natlvo state of Sonora some mUwrdlstiin on the preol pericuJsJSenafaf Brl case for the farmer picturingthe plight of agriculture Then turning to the two platforms and the two can didates he asked of which might the most be hoped His objections to the democratic platform which ho called in the course of a vitriolic denuncia tion of George N Peek Peeks eco nomic he has previously rnado public Hut his keenest shaft against Smith was to read from a campaign life of the democratic can didate that leaders presumed solution of the farm problem the Delegates LaURhoiI Tolling the convention that bo hail every word of this volume of morn than four hundred pages he pointed ut that not until more than tr0 oC it were passed did he find a mention of the farm problem And then what ivas Smiths remedy Ho says tho problem ot excess or Finplus crops should be handled thru the local bank hanks should refuse credit lo farmers who persist In overproduc And the convention rocked in the grip of the heartiest laugh it had had during all the long hot day In addition to Senator Rronkhart who had followed Senator LaFolIettG four years ago there was on the plat form urging support for Hoover nml the republican solution of the farm TURN TO PAGE 12 COLtMN 5 father Sebastian a milUary guard of honor consisting of four American army isted men Col officers Samuel and 14 en mili tary attache of the Mexican embassy it Washington Juan RoriHtMn also of the Mexican army and three newspaper correspondents New York In Ihs body on Its long journey paid a tribute seldom accorded even a hero of its own na tionality Hundreds of thousands stood under a boiling sun for hours to pay a tribute of silence as tlie body was borne on a gun caisson down Broadway and Seventh avenue to the Pennsylvania Station Over sol diers and sallnrs marched to he heat of muffled drums in tho funeral cor tege while 21 military planes droned an accompaniment overhead Slop nt St Louis At St Louis which will be reached at fi oclock tonight the train will be stopped 30 minutes for special cere monies The father of the Mexican air hero was profoundly moved by the tribute being shown his dead son My sons oeath I believe has nc complishcd more than formal diplom acy he said Whnt the Amer ican government nnd people have dono in showing true sympathy nnd under standing betworn two nations Is some thing which Mexico cannot misunder Some husbands have no desire to he petted They are Slain Journal About all you get out of beins prominent citizen is a fine funeral you cant State Journal Sioux Cityan Near Death After Automobile Accident SIOUX OITV July George If Red Mulvihill Sioux City 2fi Is near death ns the result of an automobile accident near Rran aon this morning If Stringer Sioux City and Taul Robinett nt Nlohrara a passenger were less seriously Injured Mulvihill a fir mer Omaha resident and Creighton university student Will Rogers X Inly had just finished writing about my little Mexican friend when now ocmes the death of another Nobody that enjoys humor coulrl help but be crazy about Obregon I never met a public man in iny country with as many laughs tucked away as he had After escaping one assassination while 1 wns thero ho spent more than a thousand dollars answering congratulatory telegrams on his escape lie said to me I cant af ford to be mlFpcMl again its cheap er to bo lie save ma a beautiful memento of my Mexican trip nnd came to the flying field to see me off I think Mexico has lost a real pntriot country certainly dont deserve all this hard luck Tours Copyright 198 GASTON MEANS TERMJT CLOSE Prominent Figure in Harding Scandal Released From Atlanta Prison ATLANTA July Gaston 13 Means former department oC justicn agent nnd prominent fig ure in the senate investigation o former Attornej Keneral TiURherty was released from tlift federal peni tentiary here today H e completed two sen tftioea ran consecutively by appearing before a United States com inissioner and tak ing a paupers onth of innbilitv to pay iaslon II Means two fines of 000 also Imposed upon him In IUHI of pnymont of those fines he had served an exlra 30 clays imprison ment Means entered the penitentiary on after hnvinp been con victed In New Yorlc of conspiracy to viokito the pinliihlllon laws nnd nt tompted bribery in connection with the operations of tho Graeser Glnss Casket company Time allowed for good conduct gave him a mihstanllfll reduction In the aggregate fouryear term USt Justice In Demanlied it left Mexico city thousands of Obregon followers raised their right hand and took a solemn oath to sus tain his principles and to sea that punishment was visited upon those re iponsible for death This was dona it the instance of a member of con cress who as the oalh was given urned to President Calles standing nearby and We demand of you Justice by tha punishment of those guilty of murder Pollco identified the slayer Josa Jo Leon Toran an art student ind a native of Lagos In the stata f Jalisco President Califs In a signed state nent announced that the assassin had confessed that his crime was motivnt by religious fervor He said also ho authorities hnd gained much in ormatlnn complicating directly cler ral The government was de ermlncd he stilted to punish not only material nuthor o the crime but ilso to punish ns examples those ound to be intellectual directors ot the Mnlfier nnd Wife Held General Antonio Klos Zertuche In stalled as chief of police after tht tiagedy announced that the prisoner lad commenced to Emilio nsndo proprietor ot therestaurant San Angel where Ohregon was killed nnd 12 employes of that placfl wore arrested nnd held for tion Kl Universal said that the mother nnd wife the assassin were also under arrest Genoal Limon chloc of the presi dential staff announced that tho situ ation thruout the republic continued rannull despite the intense feeling which the slaying hurt engendered Tho commission of con was KUmmonod to meet today IOiisidrr ho political situation which has resulted from the assassin atiou Alone Guiliy He Snyn 7ho priFonnr subjected to continu ous questioning during which even TlitSN TO PAfiK 11 COLUMN J AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Ive been hard on Pa n some ways but I aint never let a bridge party last till supper time an him aettin on the back porch scared to come ;