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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 8, 1928, Mason City, Iowa DAILY NEWSPAPER rHf HoMf AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION 1 VOL XXXV UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 8 1928 FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO 208 SOUTHERN CROSS FLYERS NEAR AUSTRALIA Attempt Made to Assassinate Premier Tanaka of Japan ASSAILANT IS OVERPOWERED BY BODYGUARD Cabinet Official Escapes Unhurt WoudBe Mur derer Arrested TOKYO June mem hers of his bodyguard today frus t trated an attempt to assassinate Baron Gllchi Tanaka premier of Japan When the premier arrived at Uyeno station a man in tha clothes ot a laborer tried to stab him with a dag ger The bodyguard prevented the at tempt and arrested the would be assas Ein Baron Tanaka was not hurt The premier was cnroute to Utsun omiya to attend a meeting ot his party the Selyuka A member of the diet named Matsumura was stabbed in the leg and a detective slightly in jured in attempting to overpower tho premiers assailant The assailant named Okamura said that he had been following the premier for weeks seeking an opportunity to attack him because Baron Tanaka had disregarded the advice of newspapers that he resign Jn connection with his allowed mismanagement of the reorga tion oE the cabinet After an investigation home otfiee officials said that no political impor tance was attached to the attack on the premier It was expected that the assailant would bearraigned as common criminal on a charge of hav ing to commit a murder Former low an Is Directin BOSTON GIRLS PLANE IS AGAIN DELAYED BY FOG Mabel Boll Too Supersti FORGED TO LAND Cross Country Plane Brot to Earth After Futile Battle With Fog COLUMBUS Ohio June The monoplane Yankee Doodle In which Lee Shaenhalr pilot and Harry Tucker sportsman were attempting a nonstop flight from San Diego to New York landed nt Morton field here at oclock this morning The flyers said they haa gone as far cast as but were unable to break thru the fog and turned uack on their tracks landing here They said they had enough gasoline In have taken them to New York Spanish Dictator Has Broken His Engagement MADRID June Primo De Rivera has broken off ME engagement to Marry Mercedes Caste Janos says an official announcement issued late today The decision to break oft the engagement was made at 2 oclock this afternoon Bristow Woman III BRISTOW Juno G W Ap pleby has had a relapsn and Is again confined to the bed Her niece Miss Everett Elkader is here taking care of her The GlobeGazette Offers to Its Readers a Booklet on Swimming Swimming is ahealthful exercise It is oC recreational a sport for all ages and one which all can enjoy together It getg people closer to nature and out of doors It has all year availability And last but not least it develops the ability to help others in need as well as to save ones self Learn swimming and lifesaving Get the American Red Cross man ual which tells you how Clip tho attached coupon writo your name and address clearly and enclose four cents in coin or stamps for re turn postage and handling Frederic J Hnskln Director The Mason City GIohcGnzette Information Bureau Washington I C I enclose herewith 4 cents In coin or stamps for a copy of the SWIMMING BOOKLET Street Slate Will Rogers CHICAGO June a fine trip In from California on the air mail Arrived In Chicago 24 hours after leaving old Beverly Iowa and Nebraska are just planting corn What the farmer needs Is for a convention to be held some time when he is not so busy All the trying to stop Hoover and all the people are for him so lay your bets They blew up a Russian cate in Holly wood and like to got all the movlo stars that had been educated up to caviar I would like to have seen Charlies exit when he found It wasnt a movie Tours on to the convention WILL ROGERS Copyright G O P HIGH COURT HEARS DELEGATE CONTESTS TREPASSEY N June Fog and a light southeast wind prevented an attempt early today to Ife the monoplane Friendship from he harbor here and start for Europe The three flyers Wilmcr Stultz pilot Louis Gordon mechanic and Miss Amelia Earhart passenger and relief pilot slept late and it was not until oclock local time fi a eastern daylight that any of them eft their boarding house At that hour Gordon appeared He rowed out to the plane and proceeded to make another inspection the oil tank In which he repaired a leak last night It was unikely that a hope off could be made before evening at the earliest as a strong wind is needed to lift the piaio and Its heavy load of fuel Wouitnt Stixrt on Friday NEW YORK June Un certainty prevailed tills morning as to just when the monoplane Columbia with Miss Mabel Boll as a passenger would again take off on an attcmnteO transAtlantic flight I Miss Boll was disappointed In I her first attempt yesterday when the plane was forced back to Roosevelt field by fog had a long sleep She left orders that she was not to be disturbed Neither Oliver Bou tillicr nor Arthur Arglcs pilots of the plane on its flight yesterday was up early Before retiring Miss Boll said she was too superstitious to start any where on a Friday The republican national committee supreme parly authority in the settlement of disputes over delegate scats is disposing rapiiliy ot contests at Kansas City Here are leading figures at the committees first session there Roy O West Illinois secretary William M Butler Massachusetts chairman Cluirles U Ililles New York com mitteeman anil James F Burke sitting for Pennsylvania REPORT ANOTHER Radio Operator Near Arch angel Claims He Heard Second Call MOSCOW Juno radio amateur named Smith of Voznesensk Divinsk near Archangel who last Sunday received what was thot to bo tho first SOS message from the miss Ing dirigible Italia reported today that he had heard a third call from the Nobile expedition at oclock tills morning Smith said that the call read Storm Nw SOS There Lone Bandit Robs New Hampton Relief Agent NBW June bauditULte lust upthire lief agent In the Milwaukee railroad station for the relief agent and he This was the first night in the local station for tho relef agent and he had been In the station but a few min utes before the robber entered The relief man was able to furnish au thorities with a fair description but no trace of the robber has been found was no one named Paterman in the crew of I he Italia Tho name ot the radio operator aboard the ship is Giuseppe Father of Garner Man Is Given Nomination GARNER June H Mounce of Van Buren county won the nomi nation for representative In the Mon day primary He a father of J R Mounco superintendent oC Garner schools and of C R Mounco one of tho high school teachers here The latter has received an appointment as vocational instructor In Maul high school In the island of Maul of the Hawaiian group The father Is a re tired farmer and has terms as county clerk served two IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday Cooler tonight LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at oclock a m Friday Highest Thursday fiO Degrees Lowest in Nijjlit 53 Degrees At tM a m 60 Degrees Rainfall AS ot an Inch It was a great day for farmers Thursday Altho not desperately needed the rain which began falling early in the day Thursday jind re sumed operations early Friday morn ing was of tremendous benefit to growing things It was one of those million dollar rains about which so much has been written The sun returned to his regular duties Fri day morning NATIONALISTS OCCUPYPEKING Report American Plane Brot Down in Fighting Near Paiho River PEKING China June via naval city former seat of government of the northern Chinese war lords was taken over by the nationalists at 10 oclock this morning in an orderly manner AM normal communication hasbec4 broken and complete Isolation is pend ing hut the foreign community Is not apprehensive over possible conse quences The radio Is the only dependable link with the outside world Since Sundaj rail travel into Peking lias been impossible and no mall has been received telephone com munication was Interrupted while early Thursday the last remaining telegraph lino went out believed to have been cut by soldiers Report U S Tlane Down TIENTSIN China June A rumor persists that an American airplane has been hrot down while fly ing over the fighting area near Koku on tho Paiho river It cannot he con firmed The northerners have placed artil lery to tha north of Tientsin indicat ing that they nre making a stand Advices from Takn say that Chang TsungChang civil governor of Shantung Tnnn consolidated his forces on the north bank of the river STORM WRECKS TELEPHONE LINES Creston and Cedar Rapids Service Disrupted by Wind and Rain June Phone and electric light service was disrupted here late yesterday when inches ot rain fell in 90 minutes Tho rain was accompanied by a high wind that hlew down branches and trees tearing down wires all over the city Long distance toll Hnea to Omaha and DCS Moinea were reported down nnd Associated Press leased wires Into Creston were out of com mission until this morning Several houses west of the city were slightly damaged by wind Smalt streams west of crcston were out of their banks butthere was no Intcrup service Some crop dam age was reported hy farmers whose fields had been washed hy rains Hail fed in scattered sections Damaged CEDAR RAPIDS June Bevcre olectrloal and wind storm In he vicinity oC Cedar Rapids last night caused considerable damage to light and power telephone lines Tho tele phone connections east of Cedar Rnp ds were out of service for several lours Communication here was Inter rupted and lights wero out for an lour in parts of the city Atkins and Xewhali were ight and power all night The wind blew down several trees lere and a harn near Mount Vernon Rain continued thruout the night 35 of an Inch being recorded INSANE FATHER SLAYS DAUGHTER Michigan Man Captured While Trying to Break Into House ESCAXABA June William Ash 57 a farmer went sud denly Insane today killed his daugh ter Myrtle 27 dismembered her body and was captured while he was trying to break into the home ot a neighbor When Ash was captured ho was armed with a huge club Officers took lim into custody after a fierce strug gle Ho was trying to smash an en trance into the home of Victor John son The man had been released from the state asylum tor the insane at New berry in September when he was pronounced fully recovered He was returned there today lie used a hacksaw and razor to his daughters body Destinies JAMES W GOOD PREDICTS QUICK VICTORY AT Will Put West Branch on Says One Time Hawkeye Man By GEORGE M HINSHAW Syndicate Correspondent KANSAS CITY June em that were going to put West Jranch on tho map to said araes W Good former congressman rom the fifth Iowa district and man ager of the Hooverforpresident cam latgn when seen by this correspon dent last night at his headquarters in he Baltimore hotel The former Iowa congressman had iust finished a press conference when ho statement was Issued In the coll erence he confirmed details about the Hoover nomination speech by John McNab San Francisco attorney and neighbor of Herbert Hoover at Palo Alto and similar minor ar rangements Mr Good as might be expected was bubbling over with confidences about Hoover nomination and even tual election Ably assisted by Henry Allen of Kansas a former governor or that state Mr Good is directing the largest force oC presidential workers nowlhKSniiui Hoover peo ple were first on the ground at Kan DISMISS CASE AGAINST ANDREW Hammill Appoints Two Members on State Board DES MOtNES June ernor Hammill announced the reap pointment ot D B Hanan of Perry as member of the state hoard of osteo pathlc examiners nnd John E Bales Cedar Rapids as member of tho state board of barbers examiners for three You can say one thing for bootleg liquor By tho timo a victim gets enough to be stewed hes too far gone to State Journal Fort Dodge Farmers Would Bolt Party If Demands Are Not Met PORT DODGE Juno Threats to vote the democratic ticket next fall unless the republican na ttonal nominates a presidential can didate considered favorable to farm re lief were mado at a mass meeting hero last night Speakers Included Congressman L J Dickinson Henry C Wallace Des Moines publisher Maj Frank oC Webster City leader of tho Low den organization In Iowa and C H Richardson of Webster City Congressman Dickinson was np pointed spokesman for the group at the Kansas City convention Resolu tions denounced tho veto of the Me NaryHaugen bill Des Moines Court Refuses to Hold Banking Super intendent DES JIOINES June Charges that A Andrew stats sup erintendent of hanking Illegally solic ited funds from corporations for Gov Tohn HarnmiUs campaign for renom ination In Mondays primary election vcre dismissed in municipal court iiere today Mr Andrew had been charged with soliciting campaign funds from th Farmers and Merchants Savings hank of Ottuimva by lid Hochrciter of Ot tumwa a stockholder in the hank and an nctivo mcmlcr of tho Farmers union whlcli opposed HammlUs can didacy Officers of tho bank denied the charge and Mr Andrew denounced it as a political move MAY BE PREMIER Hermann Mullcr former Ger man chancellor ami foreign min ister is expected to liead the new German cabinet now In the pro cess ot formation Muller is a member of iho Gcrnuiii socialist party which made tremendous Kalns In the recent elections sas City TheJr headquarters is in the center of presidential convention activity ex cept in gatherings of the two and three men who mill about the lobbies and exchange openings on this that and tho other thing all to little pur pose Loolis JJlffi All other things aside it certainly looks like Hoover The necessary qual ifications must hero be anything can happen to upset well laid to veteran newspapermen taking note of the outcome of the con tests for the pledges all are mado and tha bandwagon jumpers that at the present slnse of af alrs the party is practically over The state of Kansas is taking a prominent part in the Hoover move ment Besides Governor Allen there nre a dozen other prominent men from that state who are tied up with he Hoovevr campaign fowa however is not neglected In addition to Mr Good Tames R Howard first president ot tho Ameri can Farm Bureau Federation in at Eloovcr headquarters and there are a number of lesser lights Lowden Not on Ground In marked contrast with the activity Hoover headquarters Is that of Frank O Lowden Iowas favorite son hut that probably can he ex plained by tho fact that Mr Lowden not yet here his delegations arc not yet here anti his campaign is TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN S 5 MEN AND ONE MAN HELD IN ROBBERY CASES PLANE BATTLED SQUALLS DURING FLIGHT IN DARK Radio Report Says Quar tet Only 400 Miles From Goal BRISBANE Australia June The monoplane Southern Cross with its Australian American crew of four men to day approached this birthplace of its commander G a p t Charles KingafordSmith from the Fiji islands while the heart of Australia beat in sympatlty ith their heroic effort The plane was less than 400 miles off shore at a p Iowa Anticipatingtheir arrival within four hours the city be gan to stir in the early morn ing to extend its welcome to the flyers who had battled ter rific storms almost thruout their flight over the south Pa cific ocean miles from tho Fiji islands Radio messages from the plane heard thru the night and carrying the suppressed note of danger to the crew caused friends ashore to wait up anxiously for the news of the struggling progress against ocean gales f Schloendorf Admits Thefts in M C and Nearby Towns CHARLES ROSSMAX L A Bigley C G W railroad detectives and Ralph Shiftman deputy sheriff arrest ed five men and one woman Thursday night for investigation In connection with a series of robberies in Mason City and nearby towns Tho loot re covered Is suirt to have Iwcn stolon from stores in Mescrvoy City Dougherty and tho Clear Lake sand and gravel pit Those arrested were John Schloen dorf alias John Burke T L Dixon and John Gouth Ed Sutherland 721 South Van Huron avtnuc William Jackson alias Jackson South Van Hurcn avenue Claude Glen Tod and Mrs Ed Sutherland Tod and stalllngs were released after questioning Thursday night and the others are nmv hold in the county jail ponding further Investigations One Makes Confession A confession was obtained from Schloendorf in part Thursday night and It was stated hy Sheriff Cress that Rchloendort intends to confess to additional robberies Friday morning His confession has implicated Jackson It slatort Tho arrests were made as a result TURN TO PAGE 8 fOMMN 4 Fight on Hoover Looming Larger as Convention Nears Opponents Organize to Pre vent Nomination of Cabi net Man KANSAS CITY June line of battle for the republican presi Resolution of G A R Condemns Efforts to Form Southern Societies CEDAR RAPIDS June resolution regretting a tendency to forpret tlio sacrifices wn made In de fending the integrity of the and strongly condemning any at tempt at organizing societies of daugh ters of veterans of the confederacy In this or any other state to perpetuate the memory of thnao who fought to destroy our glirious was adop ted at the closing session yesterday of the annual encampment of the Iowa department of the Grand Army of the Republic Thn ladies of tho G A adopted a similnr stand Mrs IClla Edolman of Davenport s named president of the Auxiliary The Sons of Veterans another aux iliary rhose Ray Kibford ot Newton as Iowa commander o rallying townrrl which that support might 1IQ drawn Home them have injected the name of Pres ident Cuolldgo as a magnet that they hcllcvo might prove uiJ accordingly have suggested tho wis dom of switching some of their own SIGNALS encountered on Suva to Australia attended this second dential nomination stood clearly de lot votes to Coolidge on the opening bal fined today between Herbert Hoover and a determined group organized and pledged to defeat him Mobilized lo stem the cablnent mem bers progress toward the nominntlon tho combined strength of Lowden Curtis Watson Ooff and tho rem nants of tho Willis orgnniaUon has fixed one fmmedlntc blocking of Hoovers selection on an early ballot With tha forces thus organized llio strategy councils of the combined op position now aro canvassing the means by which they can prevent Hoover from getting tho necessary 515 nominating votes Their aim Is to hold Intact the votes o their own candidates while endeavoring to wean from tho Hoover nnd doubtful dele gations cnoiiRh issue in doubt strength to keep the Search for Compromise Analysing Hoovers secondchoice support as ha wcnkcst position councillors are searching lor PORTLAND June With her radio signals awlnglnar sharply and then suddenly disappear the monoplane Southern Cross nt a m Pacific coast time todiy ippciircd to bo battling the second se rcro storm she had ier flight from What success against the elements was a mat ter of conjecture with radio icro who wero listening for signals Mackay radio and tedegraph opeja ors hero heard Operator Warner of ho Southern Cross start hJs trans mitter at ii m He opened with Southern Cross X X X X X X and ho signals took a violent swing thin wavra whistling shnruly as the ihlp evidently took a slanting down vnrcl pitch Tho signals were still lible but undecipherable At they Tppeared entirely and vcro unablo to nick them up Messago Lost ARiiin 13 TT Price Miickay operator win lad copied he planes messages stead ly sines 0 p last night said it ippeared when tho Southern Cross operator opened his key that ho was ihotit to give Ills position Srice said he violent oscillation of the and indicated the Southern Cross had aken a similar perhaps tn hose encountered earlier when thn nnnoplano was passing thru a terrific squall over the South Pacific After this words Southern Crosn X the operator of plane rtld not attompt to writo further Price naid Tho danger tha four men in tho first storm was tcM In radio ros from tho plane received here hy Iho Maekay Radio and Telegraph company didnt vrnnt to worry while wo were In said referring trv tbe TlItN TO PAOrc fl X tho m storm Tho allied defended that the iry as a means or maintaining Cool i1go as a possibility beforo tho con vention and thus prevent a stnmpedo to tho Hoover band wagon Not a few recognized that any ap movement to coolldgo might not only defeat Hoover but also tho conlitlon candidates hut tho statement often was heard at allied heridtnurters that CiiolUlgo would bo better for them than Hoover Hoover Still Confident All tlirio activities In the enemy camp whirli now will he under the command of Kmmorson rei publican gubernatorial nominee of linols found the Iloovor forrvs Ktill confident and clinging to their claim of at least 500 votes on first ballot Tho possibility of injection of Cool Ko into the fray produced llltlo re action In tho Hoover ranks wlicro it was remarked that tho whole cam paign for tho commerce secretary has boon hnsorl on tho cnnvlrtlon that tho president had ilefmllcly eliminated himself AUNT HEX By Eobort Quillen Ella never loses a quarrel with Jim If he talks as hateful as she does she starts bawlin an if he grabs his hat an starts ovit she throws a nervous fit an has to have her hands ;