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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 6, 1928, Mason City, Iowa o WAS DAILY AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV UNITED PRESS AKD INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE 6 1928 FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO 207 SOUTHERN CROSS TO HOP OFF IN FEW HOURS Flyer Returns Minus Italia L IMI I I 1 I II REPORT NOBILE SAFETHOTTO BE UNFOUNDED SOS Message Believed False Relief Work Continues OSLO Norway Juno Advices from Spitsbergen today said that Lieut Luetzow Holm Norwegian flyer had made one flight in search of the missing dirigible Italia and found nothing Holm the first flyer to try to lind the Italia from the air oper ated from the sealing ship Hobby now off northern coast of west Spititergen ArtOSCOW June In Moscow caused by a growing be lief that the missing dirigible Italia had come down on Franz Joset Land east of Spltzbergen gave way to vague doubts today when at least one of tha SOS messages thot to have been picked up in Siberia turned out to be a false alarml It appeared today that the Mur mansk which yesterday re ported hearing tbe Italia mistook ra dio instructions sent out from Mos cow concerning rescue plans for the missing dirigibles call The failure of tho big Siberian radio stations wheh have been calling No bile regularly utea to ob MISS HICKMAN HELD Miss Mary Hickniun 38 sister of Edward Hickmnn sentenced to die in California for the murder of Marion Parker lias been held in Kansas City for investiga tion and examination for sanity Police said she admitted obtaining clothing from stores unrter false pretences The girls brother tho notorious is still In San Quentin penitentiary awaiting action on his appeal from the death sentence GOOD CLAIMING HOOVER WIN ON lowich plln to the trie Italia came down on Franz Josef Land and that the first message reported to have been picked up regarding this in north Dvinsk was genuine Guided by expert opinion the soviet rescue commission has decided to con its preliminary preparations to search Franz Josef Land and Nova Zemlya to make sure that Xobile and his crew are not stranded In those regions STULTZ PLANE STILL HELD BY ADVERSE WINDS Trio Anxious to Get Away on Projected Hop to England BULLETIN JURTISS FIELD NEW YORK June Boll with a crew of two mon will at tempt a nonstop flight to Europe tomorrow in the trailsAtlantic plane Columbia of Charles A Le vine the latter announced this af ternoon The pilots will be Oliver Lcboiiiillier formerly of the Brit ish army anil Capt Arthur Ar golis of Minnesota TRBPASSEY N June Last minute preparations for the attempt of the monoplane Friendship o cross the Atlantic were made to day Only a strong wind from the northnorthwest delayed tha start The three flyers Miss Amelia Ear lart Wilmer Stultz pilot and Louis 3ordon mechanic had a good sleep last night and awoke with renewed determination to get away as soon as a moderation or change of the wind should make it safe to try to lift the plane with Its heavy load of gasoline from tha harbor and head It out over the ocean Early In the forenoon Stultz and Gordon went out to the plane to put f MttttrSMriB Committee Rulings Give 33 More Delegates to Secretary Another Girl Casts Lot With Those Daring Ocean In a trlmotoreil Fokker monoplane fitted with pontoons Miss Amelia linrhurt IJoston society girl has cast her lot with those women who have dared Atlantic nonstop flights hoping to be the first woman in accomplish the feat Setting out secretly from Boston with England and return flight as the object Miss Ear hart left Pilot Wilmer Stultz center and Lou Gordon mechanic flew their plane Friendship to Halifax imd then to Trepassey Newfoundland for the takeoff 6 BANDITS TAKE PAPERSPAYROLL Shotfuns Keep Crowd in LONDON CLOSES GATESTCTHAW Notorious American I s nt Wanted as Guest in England SOUTHAMPTON England June 6 Thaw arriving at Southampton today aboard the Aqui tanla for a visit to England was re fused permission to land by the immi gration officials Thaw had obtained a British visa before sailing but nevertheless was not allowed to land He was informed that the home of fice had Issued an order of prohibi tion and it Is supposed that he will ba obliged to return to the Aqultanla New York in The GlobeGazette Offers a Booklet on Garden Insects What do you know about bugs Nothing probably And yet bugs are marTs most deadly enemies He has conquered all other forms of Ufa bat the Insects threaten to conquer him No matter where you live or what you do you are at war with the insects Our Washington Information bu reau offers for distribution a gov ernment booklet entitled Diseases and Insects of Garden The purpose this bulletin to present briefly control measures for the more important Insects and diseases of the homegarden vege table crops Write for your copy today En close 4 cents in coin or stamps to cover return postage and handling KANSAS CITY Juno four Granger delegales aMarge from Texas inslruilcil for Herbert Hoover for president today were granted seats in next weeks republican convention over the protest of a rival faction headed by Representative Wiirz bach of San Antonio KANSAS CITT June drive to clinch tlia republican nomination for Herbert Hoover is on but whether it succeeds depends on the ability of his managers to over come the many obstacles opponents are placing In his way Encouraged by national committee decisions which In the Inst two days have brot 33 delegates definitely under the Hoover banner hla backers are expressing Increased confidence that he can go over on an early ballot Altho on the surface they appeared less active and confident tho com merce secretary Iocs today were seeking to reinforce their alignments determined to RO tho limit to stop him The Big Actors Absent Tho convention will he in full blast a week hence but at this stage of the preliminaries many ot the men who willl play a big hand in tha selection of the nominee are yet on tho Lowden Is still to corns Curtis ariRag Is an absentee Mellon the man who has not yet fully shown h mnd wont bo hers until Sunday Leaders of the socalled farm revol are Just beginning to show up Until tho whole picture is complete and some of the big unlnstructed dele TURN TO PARE 5 COLUMN 1 other details ot final pre parations The sky was clear and the flyers wero hopeful that the start could be mado sometime today Winds which held them here yes erday continued to upset the flyers opes altho tho northwest breeze had bated somewhat and the weather thenylso was fine and clear Tho mystery which surrounded early reparations for the flight continued The flyers were reticent In discuss their plans They said they had ot definitely decided where they rould land that they were not seek ng publicity that their flight was rivate venture and that they did not are to give out information Miss Earhart said she had found the light so far very enjoyable She is ooking forward eagerly to being the irat woman to fly the North Atlantic and seems little daunted by the fact hat three other woman have lost their ivcs In similar attempts She sale hat altho she had done a great dea of flying she had never before been on a long flight Frederic J Haskin Director The Mason City GlnbeGazetta Information Bureau Washington D C I enclose herewith 4 cents In coin or stamps for a copy of he GARDEN INSECT BOOKLET Street City State DETROIT June men armed with sawedoff shotguns held up more than 150 persons In the De roit News building shortly after 11 L m and escaped In an automobile vlth it greater part of the newspa pers weekly payroll the total of which was Some of th money was dropped In dash from the building and during gun fight in the street one patrol man was probably fatally wounded lowan Walks 100 Miles to Save Flyers Leaving their car parked front of the newspaper plant tha robbers dashed up a stairway to the second floor of the newspaper building Some of them covered the 150 or more employes In the business office with shotguns while others leaped over the top of the cashiers cage and hurriedly scooped up all the money in sight Warning the employes to stand back the robbers then rushed from the building into the heavy traffic on Lafayette boulevard where they en gaged In an exchange of shots with two officers More than a dozen shots were fired None of the bandits was believed wounded Woyced LosF for 3 Weeks Mentioned as Dark Gen Pershing Hurries Back to U S PARTS June Paris Herald today said Gen John J Persh Ing had received a sudden call to re turn home and sailed unexpectedly on tha Leviathan yesterday leaving Paris for Cherbourg in an automobile after the boat train had departed General Pershing had been expected to remain In Prance indefinitely in connection with his work with the battle monuments commission Tbe paper snld that the situation at Kanans City was belloved by some to be responsible for the generals hasty departure since he had been men tioned as a dark horse for the repub lican presidential nomination Upper Iowa President Dr J P Van Horn Quits New Members of Board at Fayette Institution Elected FATETTE June J P Van Horn president oC Upper Iowa univer sity here tendered his resignation as head of the institution at a meeting of ithe board held hereyesterday Doctor Van Horns resignation was not unex pected for In a recent chapel address tho president stated that ho planned to leave his post Tho resignation is effective Oct 1 The board accepted the resignation and granted tho president n months Ivocation to be taken during the pres ent summer I Thirteen new members of tho board were elected Seven of this number arc ilrcady on board Tvhlls six are new members The members who joining tha board for tho first lime are John Miller of Clcrmont who succeeds the late Christum Miller of Clcrmont W II Hoover of Waterloo who succeeds 1 Arthur Young of Waterloo R Jameson of Oelweln who sucecds B F W Moulton of Osase n V Porter of Manchester who succeeds A A Gild ner ot Manchester Mrs J n Dorman of Fayette who succeeds Will Kirwln of Fnyette Paul P Pease ot Lime Springs who succeeds W G Crowder of Cedar Falls Miss Amy Paine Chlcngo who succeeds Theodore Hart wick of McGregor Those who are succeeding them selves arc Henry Adams Dea Moinos Clmrlca A Shade Hock Rap Ids C P Coleprrove Pasadena Cal A B Cumin Fnyette F K Finch Fnyette and Warren Hoyt Decorah 7 CHILDREN DIE IN WRECK Automobile Carried Down Track by Illinois Interurban SPRINGFIELD June fAP Six young brothers and sisters and a 5 year old playmate were killed last light at the Ritigley crossing near hero when a northboimdTllinois trnc ion system intcrurban crashed into their automobile The interurban hurled wrecker motor car some distance clown the track reducing it to a mass ot which blocked the right of way and caused instant death to the seven boys and girls The victims all of Vlrden a near by town were Samuel Brubaker 19 driver ot the automobile Mary 17 Calvin IB Rosa belle 13 Tune 5 and Ellen 3 his brothers and sisters and Chester Wiley S a playmate The seven were driving home from Divernon another small town where Calvin had bocn visitinpr Motorman Harry Wheel en of St Louis pilot of the Interurban said he saw the auto mobile approaching the crossing and that It apparently was slowing flown when it suddenly spurted forward the track FAIRBANKS Alaska June suffered by members of the Form film aerial expedition when forced down by fog in snowbound northern Alaska more than three weeks ago were revealed today in messages telling of their trip to Point Barrow The story of how three of the ex peditions members walked nearly miles in tho snow and bitter cold was relayed from Kotzebue by Matt Nle mincn and Richard Ilcyscr relief rIane flyers who returned just as a second relief plane was about to leave to search for the five film men and two relief aviators Recover in Hospital After braving the Arctics blast for three weeks R S Merrill pilot former Des Molnes boy Charles i Clarke director and Jaek Robertson camerman arerecovering In a makeshift hospital at Point Bar row from the exposure suffered on thpfr long hike Altho forced down Noel Wion pilot nnd L VIrgil Hart loader of the cx podltlon wero able lo continue by plane to Point Harrow Alaskas north ernmost tip and conduct unsuccessful searches for their companions Blocked by fog the pianos hecnme separated and two days after leaving Fairbanks wore forced tr land about 100 miles south of their objective Point narrow WIen and Hart then started In TURN TO PAGE It COLUMN BRECKENRIDGE VOTE Discovery of Error in Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Julia When four men In a threemotored plane and carrying all that gas can fly miles over the ocean In ona hop and keep in communica tion with the world every minute of the time why aviation has really arrived 1C I went to Fiji Islands thats how I wouf3 want to land In a plane so I could be ready to get away In casethey looked hun sry Yoxira WILL Copyright 1028 SWOLLEN RIVERS CAUSE DAMAGE THRUOUT SOUTH Scores of Communities Prepare to Evacuate in Alabama BULLETIN June AP Ail appeal has been made to Adj Gen F Eugene Butler for tents nud emergency equipment to caro for more than 100 head of livestock The damage has been egtimaled at more than MONTGOMERY June 6 AP Isolated towns and villages do ted the turbulent courses of scores o streams in Alabama Mississippi an Louisiana today KB the Mcond over flow in thoH BtatM within the tw a ikprtjgui DES MOINES Tuns vised unofficial figures on tlia pri mary election In the fortyseventh state senatoiial district for republi can nomination as state senator give Senator W T Hreckenridgo Incum bent of Hodman a single vote lend over Representative George Pat terson of Burt An orror discovered In tha returns Save Breckonrklge suth home county of Patterson which should have been credited to Patterson Krrors also were discovered in Em met Palo Alto Dickinson and Clay counties The revised unofficial follows County Brcrkcnriilge Patterson Knssuth Kmtnot Palo Alto 871 ISLAND BEACH IS RUNWAY FOR PACIFICJLANE Aviators Ready for Last Leg of Long Trip to Australia SUVA Fiji June Southern Cross will hop off at 3 p to morrow from the beach at Naselai 16 miles from on its mile flight to Brisbane Australia Plight ommander Charles Kings ordSmith announced late xmight This would ba 9 oclock Wednesday ght Mason City A stretch of sand three niles long described by iingsfordSmith as equal o the best runway in the vorld will serve to get the Southern Cross in the air an continuation of its long flight from Oakland to Sidney Australia It was announced that the two Americans Lyon and Warner would accom pany the Australians to Brisbane caused creeks to become torrential a consequent the plain counted six dead and hundreds of thousands of dollars In crop losses To this scene was added tho threat of continued rains which caused low land communities by the score to pre pare for evacuation Alabama Gets It Worst Southern and central Alabama bore the brunt ot damage burdened not on IOWA FORECAST Parlly cloudy Wednesday Thursday unsettled with prohalily showers y night somewhat war mrr in past ami central portions LOCAL STATISTICS Mason City weather figures for 5 hour period ending at oclocli a m Wednesday Highest Tucsdny Txmrst in Night At A IW Trace of Rain to down on tho GIoboGazettes woathor records as predominantly cloudy At 9 oclock In the morning and at oclock in tho evening there were visitations oC rain too in such small quantities that only a trace wns shown In tbo rnln gauge Tlio wind wns still from the nortl Wednesday with llltlfl prospect for what could bo called sultry woather fi5 4 GO Degrees first day of Jnn Enters College at Cedar Falls ORCHARD Juno Blanche Lack went to Cedar Falls Monday where sho will enter college for the summer torm She will lako normal training In preparation for teaching this fall Waitress I found a hairpin in the fioup anil sco if you canl find my comb WTexnii Hanger Dickinson Clay TOTAL Wust Union Mjut Wins rES MOTNES June lam FByers of Union Thnre Thompson oC Wadena was lomlnated for slate representative rom Fnyctte county in ho republi an primary Monday complete offi returns show Returns based on unofficial tele graphic reports had Indicated that Mr Thompson had received he republi can nomination The official vote Byers Thompson votes In Kosonly by the worst rainfall since 1802 In some localities but aleo saddled with a torrent of released by the lowering of 24 flood gates on three power dams above Montgomery These gates grouptd about Lake Martin one of the largest artificial bodies ot water in tha world were dropped yesterday as a precautionary measure Four of the five railroads thru Mo bile had practically suspended opera sOS tlons while travel on highways was virtually impossible Probably tho worst flood conditions n the area obtained at Covington where water wns standing from 12 to Indies In thn streets and a of offered for the rfevewf runways of tho monoplane Southern Cross in continuing Its flight to Sydney Australia Flight Comman der Charles Klngsford3mlth tonight announced JIB ntlll was undecided as to when ship would take off or ns to what field would be used His announcement was marts at R banquet for the four flyera who brot the plane here from Oakland nx which Charlei Ulm copilot gave n vivid accounts of their fight with storms on tha flight from the Hawai ian Islands to Suva Captain KlngsfordSmlth today in spected a proposed takeoft site at Nasolal 16 miles away but said lie bad not made up his mind whether tho runway long enough or when tha Southern Cross would resume its flight to Sydney by way of Brisbane miles from here 400 Barbers to Meet June 11 in Waterloo Junn than 400 barbers and cosmeticians are expected here June It for tbe state convention Journeyman bers1 union W T Rose head of tho Rose Barber Supply company arffn of the arrangements highway bridge near the city was washed away Auto Slilds Off Hicliway At Pearl River I inches of rain foil in 48 hours Fatalities occurred In the flood area yesterday near Birmingham wherean automobile skidded off a rain soaked highway killed three men near Mobile an a result of the phmgft cf a hmdcnr thru a draw bridge during a blinding rain drowning of the occupants and at Marlon and Hammond where fisherman and a Negro were drowned Dubiinue Stationer Nominated UKS MOINES Junn soventb district convention of the na tional association ot stationers office and manufacturers last night nominated Cliff Cndy of Du buqiin for district Rovornor at the an nual convention herft HOOVER SPENT CLAIM Campaign Committee Ready to Report Expenditures to Convention WASHINGTON June Making Its final preoonverttlon report Kenalo Investigating committpe today listed the campaign expendi tures of all presidential candidates in both parties at of wliich amount more than half was attributed to Secretary Hoover Tho expenditures or TToovar for th republican presidential nomination wero placed it Ho headed the list or 15 examined by thn committee which bns concliirtotl Us work until convention ivlien It will clnr llon campaign cxnenillluips well ax othfr primary expenses Gov Hammills Lead Over Bowman Is Growing Late Returns Give Execu tive Smith Hd TJULLBTrX MQixrcs nine figures nhjp was nnrl Marion nrcS Latest on ihe Nelson race for congress gave Haugcn Nelson DBy June tional returns from Mondays primary election giving at Iowas precincts today increased Gov John Hammills vote lo or pet cent of tbo total M L Bowman of Wiitnrloo Tfam mllls nearest rival for tbo republican nomination as governor received 33S votes according to unofficial re turns tabulated hy tbe Associated Press linmnilMs plurality was 913 Thd other vote on the governor irn J fikromme Anderson In tho republican contest for nom nalion is lieutenant governor Clem Kimball iiccuirbcnt received ISS votea from precincts and lones D Ruser of Cnnesvllln vote was almost 75 per cent of Iho total Stale Secretary FM M Smith polled ttie lowest vote of 1hn republican In cumbents of contested offices but returns from precincts nve him or per cent of the total Kd J Moore of Ktdon received M Hnzlott of Mason City Wnltcr II fleams of Mnrtins dalo and A Mclntonh of Leon 1 W Long of Amrs of state polled per rent nf tho in products Tbe re turns Long L McClnno nt and O C Burrows ot Belle Plalne AUNT HEX By Robert Quillcn I dont mind enemies lyin about me what makes me mad is my friend tell the truth on ;