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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 12, 1928, Mason City, Iowa AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLBMENTAIr SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 12 1928 FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED REPORT NO 212 ELLON SWELLS HOOVERS GROWING TOTAL fimd Charges SellOut I of Lowden Backers New Party Threat By W EARL HALL Staff Correspondent KANSAS CITI June a Cau last night that was both pro W3ed and feverish Raw T retained his grip on the republican committeeman for Iowa de jtins Harry O Weaver ol Wapello fa vote of 13 to 17 victory tho was won to the ic lipaniment ot accusations that it Istitutcd a sellout of Iowas backers to Hoover and of threats the delegation was inviting the nation of a third party movement Tom Hollowell of Fort Maui I whose campaign for reeloctijn committee woman hud linked more or less with that of aver was defeated by Miss Martha ot Mount Pleasant 24 to 5 remainder of stall follows Stern chairman of the dele Ton J O Shaft Clinton rcuo Tbns George Waterloo Vntials H V Hoyer Oelweln jfanent organization Thad S Sncll Irove rules James R Rhodes Itori committee to notify presi eftim City head of pwden organization in Iowa J Hysara of Red Oak were iiuous in their charge that Iowas nlttment to candidacy I being ignored in the delegations p Their fight was hottest against I selection ot George Lichty of ferloo who they charged was nn tant to Hoover in the food admin Ition during the war and an nc 1 supporter of the secretary now he dinner was served at 7 oclock the lasted until after 12 Ick The Weaver forces included I Carter of Corydbn G Watson jich of Davenport William Ins of Parkersburg and Charles arst among the delegates at Hysham ot Red Oak and Frank cC Webster City and Charles J Curtis of Ames Dan Turner of Ining Charles E Perkins of liur fton and Abe Hollingsworth of Kto among the district delegates iWacNider Quiet Room Inother meeting oC Interest to lans last night was that ot the re llcan service league presided over and attended hy notables as Theodore Rcosevnit P Savage Dwight F Davis the governors nnd senators of Jral states The principal task nf after stating the pur DRN TO PAGE t COLUMN S Expert Conducts j New Hampton Meetings CHARLES A RAWSOX Iowa republicans at Kansas City Monday night reelected Charles Rawson above to be Iowas member on the national committee defeating H O Weav er Wapello MA Tom Hollowelt lost to Miss Martha McClure Mount Pleasant fur committed woman Mrs Coolidge too Sick for Western Trip nt to Post 3 OF ITALIAS CREW MISSING RELIEF RUSHED Food Supply of Stranded Explorers Low Party Is Divided INGS BAT Spitsbergen Juna At least some ot the crew of the dirigible Italia stranded on the Ice pack north of Spitzbergen faced a crisis today as Captain RiiserLarsen and Lieut Holm Norwegian aviators rushed preparations to bring them aid With three ot tho crew definitely missing and possibly lost and the rest of the explorers divided into two parties drifting on an ice floe west ward toward land the utmost speed was used today to reach the stranded groups Two men arrived at Mossel Bay early this morning with gasoline for Lieutenant Holm who was stranded at that place after a fiveday recon naissance during most of which he had been forced to wait idly because of fog and unfavorable ice conditions Norwegian Finds No Noblle Men As soon as the Norwegian air man received the gasoline he flew to the sealer Hobby and went into conferj ence with Captain RifserLarsen pre paratory to making a new series ot flights in an effort to find the missing men He reported that he had sighted none or the Itajlas crew during his prevailed it VA r n n n n n n n n ff M H M TC W Hf harles A Rawson Retains Place ISS MCLURE 0 TAKE PLACE IF HOLLOWELL WINS PLACE AGAIN National G O P Body tf Draft aiR Is Hushed Giving Strength to Herbert Hoovers Race Convention Leaders Get Word President Would Not Accept Nomination Foes of Cabinet Officer Hoping for Deadlock and Dark the line here as nt Coolidge would By PAUL F HAUPERT Associated Press Staff Writer KANSAS CITY June word down the republican convention gets under way that Presiden not accept the nomination and the effect has been to boost Hoover stock to new high levels Confident that their man cant be headed oft now the commerce secre tarys managers flatly predicted today his nomination on the first ballot Thursday His foes a determined lot clung to the hope lowever that a deadlock would develop to throw the con vention out of kilter and bring about the selection of n dark horfie With the opening ot the convention the Draft Cool dge talk which had been causing the Hoover adherents some concern was hushed when party leaders got their heads together for the usual nightbefore conferences consm Again W ASHINGTON June The departure of President Cool idge for his Wisconsin vacation was delayed again today when it was an nounced at the white house that Mrs Coolidges condition made leaving to day out of the question After further examination of Mrs Coolidge today physicians said that while her condition was materially im proved they stll did not think it ad visable for her to begin so long a journey With preparations completed for planned to fly eastward possible searching the pack Ice for the Italiasparties If the men should be found the aviators will drop messages nnd provisions Two Italian planes with 30hour crusing ability are expected late this week to assist the Norwegians in dashes over the ice fields May Face Starvation It Is feared that at least some of theItalias crew may soon face star vation if the rescuers do not reach them quickly It Is now the third week Tor the stranded exploring party on the treacherous pack Ice and their leaving last night after the presidents Provisions are reduced despite car address to the government businessrationing eful organization it was announced that In view ot Mrs Coolldges Indisposi tion the journey had been temporarily postponed cians Col The white James house physi Coupul and Lieut Com Joel Eoone were ot the opinion that while Mrs Coolidse had improved considerably during day the trip lo Wisconsin would ject first lady to undue and in advisable hardships Meanwhile the preparations nmde were kept intact so that the trip might be bcRim as sdpn as MrV Coolldges condition warrants it Islin HAMPTON June D Ington extension bee specialist was in the county on Wednra nd Thursday an I under the aus of the Chiekasaw County Farm u held meetings at the four istratlng apiaries In the county ease control and prevention of Ins were subjects taken up at meetings TillRogers INSAS CITT June ho tips that are going the today Hoover on the first Coolidge on the second bal Dawes on the third Lowden ourth Curtis on the fifth bal en in Is a dead i why It will go Into a hat and fie senators draw for It talked with Borah and he he dont care who gets It as he can disagree with him bsas City is doing herself proud Sy did have some picket pockets when it started but they all am eUI for Mrs Coolidge on a dlcation platform Yours ROGERS Copyright 1928 Decorah Stone Quarry in Hands of New Firm DECORAH June Decorah Stone Products company has turned over all the equipment and lease of ground on which they crushed rock the past few years to a com pany from Sioux City which Is now installing a large equipment to handle the necessary crushed rock for paving number 55 from Decorah to Ossian thru Calmar They claim they can turn out 300 square yards every 14 hours and ex pect to run day and night In addition to the problem of con serving their food supply the Italias men must take care ot their two com panions whose legs were broken when the gondola of the airship was broken off on Slay 25 when the Italia tried to land The injured men were with the party of Eix which Is being personal ly led by Gen Umberto Xobile Have Serjous Dirficulties The group ot three men who be came separated from the Italia trying to reach land undoubtedly is facing tremendous difficulties Crossing the pack ice they mustpo over a zigzag route at a very slow pace and ihe dis tance gained by hard work on one dny may be last on the next day by move ment ot the ice They also may en counter stretches ot open water and have to seek a circuitous route to ward land If these men should be close to land In the vicinity of Rips Bay or Dover Bay they may be able to get ashore for the terrain is flat at these points The treasury secretary who hends ho delegates from the Keystpne state arrived here late yesterday He declined to be drawn out as to his views on the presidency explaining hat ho would have nothing to say un il after he and his colleagues had an opportunity to caucus this morning But he began a series of conferences vith party leaders and it was as a re sult ot these conversations thnt the vord was spread that Coolidge defin tely was out of the picture VmB IJnes Up for Hoover William S Vare the re lublican leader in Philadelphia who ias been fighting for a seat in the senate canie out for Hoover In the strongest of terms not waiting for Mellon to outline his position or for the Pennsylvania delegates to caucus KstinifUes varied as to how many votes in his delegation Vare controls They ran from a dozen to 30 with the rt A Hoover supporters so sure that Ihe V r f delegation would take a favorable Kclicy tlel as swellt arui stand that they claimed the entire 73 Was flom s delegates on the first ballot nfeQ Htalies anrt dmwn 200 Almost coincident with Vares stand eet in the air to tumbc a masa Returned Missionary to China to Talk at Goldfield GOLDFIELD June Lula Golisch a returned missionary from China will speak in the M E church next Sunday morning Rogers Wants Facts So He Hunts Up Mr Mellon By WILL ROGERS Special Convention Correspondent KANSAS June I dust got tired milling around the hotel lobbies all this time and I just made up my mind to go right where the convention was being held So when Mr Mellon come I just headed for his quarters He had always been mighty nice to me and laughed nt my little jokes at all the dinners He had a senator who was as doorman let me right In To make surethat I would get in I took my tax receipt with me to show him thnt I did ail I could to make his depart ment show n good showing For I knew how hard lie Is trying to make us forget Alexander Hamil ton How are you Mr Mellon The whole town has been waiting for Hello Will I am glad to see you Those in a Ion to know gave issurance that the president was not ivailable nnd with iim e 1 i m i n a t ed from consideration Hoover victory seemed in the off ing Friend and foe of the cabinet officer agreed that only one thing was need sd to clinch things for him the support ot the uninstructed delega tion from Pennsyl vania And the Hoover boosters dictate would have 6 Alellonhad not publicly TORNADO RAZES 100 HOUSES IN NEBRASKATOWN Scores Injured at McCook When Wind Guts Path NOMINATION ALMOST CERTAIN HERBERT NOMINATION ON OPENING BALLOT ALMOSTCERTAIN ess Delivers Keynote as Convention Ends i First Day BULLETIN CONTENTION HALL KAN SAS v CITY June first session n the republican na tional convention eniiert at p after being in session exactly two hours and four minutes BULLETIN CONVENTION HALL KAN SAS CITY lune President Coolidge today was elvcn a rousing ovation hy the republican national convention at the first reference to him hy the keynoter Simeon D Fess of Ohin The keynote speech of Senator Fess will le found on page BYRON PRICE Associated Press Staff Writer CONVENTION HALL Kansas City Juno a plain and buslnesslika convention arena minus many of the customary frills and dec orated In a and almost som ber color scheme the Grand Old Party assembled what seemed cer tain to be a plain and business like national convention Helped by a tremendous jast boost from Secretary Millojj and thV J June More than a hundred homes were demolished and several persons were known to have been seriously injured in a tornado which swept over the western artd northern sections of the own lait night The tornado swept a clean path a half a mile wide thru he residence section sweeping houses lefore it and crumbling automobiles nto wrecks Partial survey of the windswept area showed that the damage probably run high Tangled trees power linns and debris prevented an extensive sur vey in the total darkness as volun teers set about the task ot searching thru the ruins for storm victims One unidentified woman was re ceived at St Catherines hospital whose condition was reported grave as a re sult of her injuries Doctors were with to of tire v PemK pi of in throwing the support of political loaders are almost unanimous in conceding the ncirnination of the riimmerce secretary on Thursday momlnc when the is scheduled o sfarf and the disclosure that Coolirige wvis nut of it the Vermont delegation of j 11 decided to support Hoover as nl unit Aennonters Swine Over The convention representatives j wreckage The first hoiiso in the pathway of he twister suffered only partial dam j but within a block the wind tore jdown with Its full strength and houses iwero leveled Here and there a house Treasury Head Sanctions Daves for Vice President Chicagoan Is Logical Can didate Financier Tells Questioners By RALPH WHKATLET Associated Press Staff Writer KANSAS C1TT lune Vice President Dawes prospects for rcnomlnation soared high lorlay when Secretary Mellon said he was the logical A meeting of the Pennsylvania del egation will be called soon he said to consider their alnnd on the vice presidential nomination I I have not decided yet how I will stand on tho vice presidency but Dnwes is the logical Candidate lie added It will he recalled thnt at the Cleve land convention Secretary Mellon expressed the view that his name wns being pressed to cripple Hoover and that under cuch circumstances It would be inadvisable to give Mr Cool idfte even a complimentary vote The decision of the Vermonters to line up for Hoover assured him vir tually all tho Mew England conven tion votes except those from Connect icut on the first ballot Whether the 17 delegates from Connecticut will adhere to their intention to vote for Coolidge In the face ot the belief ot leaders that this would futile re mains lo be seen with only partial damage apparj than anyone else was respon sible for the nomination of the Chi cago hanker Leaders here believe Dawes will ac cept the nomination as Ed Clifford of Evanston the vice presidents home town has set up a Danes office How is your personal campaign get ting on I am doing about ns well as all the other candidates here with tho ception of the one that will be nomi nated Dirt you bring the letter from Coolidge I have it right Well lets open it and seo what It Xo I cant let you see It Will its confidential and its not to be shown till the proper time on the convention Can you give me any kind of hint that Coolidge will or will not run Xo none only I never heard him say anything about Well who are your Pennsylvania delegation for Well I havent told them It Hoover will keep you In your TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 4 IOWA FORECAST Mostly cloudy with showers In west portion Tuesday night anri probable showers anil thunder storms In east portion Tuesday night and Wednesdny cooler in nortli and west portions Tuesday nifiht and in east and central por tions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for I4 hour period ending at 8 a in Tuesday Highest Monday B dcsrees Iowcst In night 58 degrees At 8 A M r8 degrees Precipiiallon at 8 n m 87 inches If the last rain was a million dollar one this one is worth at least two millions Farmers nre rejoicing today while those engaged in ihe various buildinactivities of tho cily arc thinking the rain Is a big Inconveni ence MEXICAN FLYER FORCED DOWN Carranza Baffled by Fog Lands at Night in North Carolina N June down here shortly be fore dawn this morning in an attempt ed nonstop flight from Mexico City to Washington Capt Kmilio Carran za yourisr Mexican Lono Kagrle to day awaited the lifting of the fog be fore resuming his good will flight to the capital of the United States But I guess the people In Wash ngton wont be sosad to see mej here Dawea solidify urban and agricultural repub licanism his friends believe START FIRST LEG OF OCEAN FLIGHT Mabel Boll Leaves N Y lor Harbor Grace on Way to Europe TREPASSBV N June mononhiua Friendship made three unsuccessful attempts to rise fromthe water of Trepns soy hardor today and lake off for Kiirope Wnnther conditions were favorable with a strong west wind nnd it appeared that the six Ion load was too heavy to he lift ed ROOSEVELT X T June Mabel Boll who would like to be the first woman to cross the Atlantic by air took off at oclock this morning daylight In the monoplone Columbia for on her second the transAtlantic And proud of me The 23 year old he told the Associated my countrymen wont be so Latin flyer ap peared to take his forced landing very lynd He was unable to say what his immediate plans were except that he expected to resume his flight as soon as the fog which forced him down at permitted a tnkeoff He was not certain whether he would proceed to New York ami circle thatcity before taking in Washington His landing In the darkness here was an exhibition of skill residents said More than a score of automobiles provided ihe landing lights after resi LUTHERANS TO RAISE BIG FUND Million Dollars for Pension Aid Is Provided at Des Moines Gathering DBS MOINES June campaign to raise or a pen sion and aid fund for ministers ot the Lutheran denomination in America was a task accepted by the Augus ta na Synod Lutheran firolhcrliod at its annual business meeting ycster In 3330 it wns announced John A Christianson of Chicago was elected president of I lie organiza tion Other officers include Adolph F Johnson Jamestown N C A Has Dr I H Ltnner Minneapolis vice presidents Carl O Lincoln Lindsborg Secretary ami Gliiitaf Olson Chicago treasurer dents hnd been awakened hy the Thn brotherhood formally hncame of his motor as he circled the eity I affiliated with the synod at vealer Mdmmin the housetops an effori days session Heretofore it been day The campaign will get under way of abatement and inlegtittt together all of Mr HooVeVs managers and some of enefnlefi predicted a quick nomination when the first roll call starts on Thursday Not only the Hoover men and worn FIGHT TO GO ON KANSAS CITY June Altho convinced hat the deci sion of the Pennsylvania delegation to go o Hoover on the first bal lot means the nomination of he cabinet member Clarence F Buck Iomlen maunder announced to day that the fight for his man would go on We Itnow Hits seems to mean the nomination of Hoover hut our flffJifc is one for cqalily for aurlcul ture and we will redouble our ef forts to have the party declare in favor of the iirmriples of the Mc auKen Buck en but the whole convention person nel seemed anxious to got on as rapid ly ns possible More than an hour be fore the time set for the opening there was a sprinkling of delegates on the floor and ns soon us the doors were opened at 30 a m to spectators the slopInK sides ot the convention pit be gan to fill inpidly Itutlcr for Hoover v Chairman Butler of the republican national committee the friend of President Coolidge nnd one ot those who had hoped almost until the last that the president would run ngafn was on the convention platform nn hour and a quarter before the open Harbor Grace attempt to essay crossing The monoplone veteran of an ocean flight to Germany was piloted by Capt Oliver Ls Boutillier and Arthur Argles American veterans Of the British Royal Air Force Aboard the plane also was Andrew Surrinl chief mechanic for Charles A Levlne tho planes cwner The takeoff after numerous delays due to unfavorable weather was made unrter rather Inauspicuous circum stances The gay group of night club pa trons that Jiad gathered at the field last Thursday when Misa Poll made tier previous takeoff was missing At that time sho was forced back by fog iftrr six hours In the air Only a few friend of the Queen of Dlnmonds were on hand Among these however I was her mother Mrs Josephine Knchcstnr X who kissed her goodj ns she stepped into tho plane Definite decision to make the flight today wns not reached until about 4 oclock this morning when Lcvine re ceived a weather report that Indira ted clear weather hetween hern and Har hor Oraoe Conditions over the At lantic however were reported not so Rood and ho snid no attempt would bo to make a direct flight to Huropp Ilnrhor Grace Is about air from here ing hour tion hall On way to the conven he had Informed his col leagues of the Massachusetts delega tion that so far as he wag concerned the fight was over and he would vole for Hoover The first delegate tfl take his place in the section of hard bot tomed Brown theater chairs placed on the convention floor Lemuel Mitch Soulh Vienna Ohio The two women of the Maine delegation took TUKN TO PAOK R fOMJMN K to get his bearings a volunteer organization Returns From St Paul Iuno Chris inns retnrnril from Sf whore he visited relatives for two weeks AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Now that women have stopped cookin an an havin babies about all a married man gets out of jt is somebody to blame for bein a ;