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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 18, 1928, Mason City, Iowa AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV UNITED PRESS A NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JUNE 18 1928 FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO 217 OMECOMERS ARRIVE FOR FETE HAVER ON JOB SETTING READY OR DEMOCRATS supporters of Smith and Reed Among Early Arrivals JOUSTON June preconventlon movement of demo itic leaders and observers today cen ed on this southeastern Texas city here the party soon will select a presidential nominee With Clem Shaver established in his headquarters the national convention oiiganizalion rapidly la being whipped Into shape The chairman of the demo cratic national committee has been en secl for several days with Inspection housing and hall facilities arrange ments for committee meetings ond nany other details Incident to the ses opening June 26 f Shifting of the political spotlight prom the republican national conven IMoit at Kansas City found Houston esidents busy completing plans for ot the odd gales and tljn hundreds ot others whom reservations have been Sam Houston hall built especially bthe convention is ready Decora Is are In place and loud speakers If been tested The hall has about i Per cent more floor spaca than fson Snuare Garden where the national convention Completes Ocean Hop r on ITT nrcunniT Will Rogers KANSAS CITY June you ever eee a town after they had just finished sweeping out a con vention The republicans liave all gone back home to collect You know they dont pay off till after you have voted The farmers that were supposed to be so mad are all in good humor now because they got a good rain today Thats their only relief The re publicans picked absolutely the strongest ticket they could have Hoover has a tremendous popular ity with the people It was the politicians that were against him He licked them now watch em start telllnp how great lie is On to Houston to nominate a vice presidential candidate Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright ms the early arrivals are sup er Gov Alfred E Smith of ork and Senator James A Reed isspuri Whlie backers of these Cttillslier credited with bringing fccmvention here The Texas i Is pledged to support for the presidency Mr ISBAND SLAYS WIFEJRIEND lure at Reconciliation Jrompts Shooting and Suicide Attempt Tune lie to reach a reconciliation with Pepples shot nnd Clarence fed her and Alter Forstcr and then rasly wounded himself at hts home Rnclino near here yesterday jpples wan reported near death to a local hospital epples and his wife had liecn scp ted Yesterday Forster a friend frs Pepplcs brot her to the home husband at Incline to visit her children While they were there ples and his father returned and husband made an attempt toward onciliation tVhon his wife refused the offer ran into the house for a itol sliot and killed Forster and Popples and then turned the gun kiimsclf Attenil Farm Rnreau Tienie fTILSOX Juna IniRe num from here attended tho JlancpIc farm bureau picnic at IDagle state park Friday Engraved Picture Herbert Hoover Ready for You Admirers of the republican Can ute for president of the United ties mrty obtain immediately a halftone engraved portrait of nominee ready for display hinting or framing peal for home office wall win or desk Made especially for readers by our Washington In nation bureau and will be sent once on receipt of 10 cents for lling and postage the coupon J Hasldn Director son City GlobcGazelfe lormntlon Bureau Ishington D C enclose herewith II rents in i or slumps coin preferred if iirely wrapped for a nnr of fie republican nominee president PRESIDENT IS KEPT AT LODGE BY RAIN AGAIN Chairman Invited to Summer White June Pouring rain which changed the road between Cedar Island lodge and Superior into quagmires in places per suadcrt President Coolidgc today to postpone for one rtay more his visit to his summer executive ottices A tentative engagement to receive chairman of the committee today was William Jf Butler national republican arrived in Superior who kept by Mr Coolidge however by Inviting tho chairman to visit him at the lodge The slight abrasion of the right heel from which Mr Coolidge was limping when he left Washington was believed to have also Influenced him to come to Superior today The abrasion altho not serious bothers the chiet executive in walking Mr Butler arrived m Superior by an early train and got into touch immed iately with JCverett Sanders secretary to the president T Clark Mr Coolidgcs personal secretary A telephone call to the executive resi dcnco brot forth an announcement that Mr Coolidgo would not come to Superior today and Jnvltntlntr to Mr Butler to drive out immediately Before leaving for Cedar Island lodge accompanied by Col Osmun Latrobe military aide to the president Butler said that he had no definite purpose in visiting Mr Coolidge He lisclaimcd any Intention of giving the chief executive a complete word pic ture of the Kansas City convention saying that doubtless Kverett San lers who also attended the conven tion had already done so IOWA FORECAST Mostly cloudy Monday nicht and Tuesday with prohable local thunder showers not inucii changn in emperalure LOCAL STATISTICS TVnnther figures for 21 hour period eiidiiiK at oclock a Monday Highest Sunday 7fi Octrees Lowest in Night il Degrees At A M it Decrees For like period ending at Sun day morning Highest Saturday 77 Degrees in Night fin Degrees Jlalnfall 23 of an inch The June total of precipitation was increased Saturday night and early Sunday morning to inches For the past week the weather figures used in this department have been supplied hy the American Beet Susar corporation official ohserver for terro Gordo eoiljily BRIH RESIDENT ON EXPEDITION IN FAR NORTH First Letter Gives Out line of Trip Up Un charted River EDITOUS Glolie Gazelle Is privileged to present herewith ihe first release of a remarkable series of letters to Io written for it by Gordon J Armstrong of Britt who is now in the Arctic lands o tile north west of Hudson Hay along wllli fliree oilier students from the University Of Iowa Tho mission of tlie expedition Islo explore for fio Canadian government the Kazan river front jts source ti ils month a feat never before accomplished Ills companions on lite exploration are Tecler C Roddunt of Crystal J0im I Fuller of Keoktik and Max J Kane of Iowa City The objec tives of the project nnd the slif ficulfies to lie met are touched upon in this preliminary letter mailed bach from The Pas IJy GORDON C ARMSTRONG FIFTEEN hundred miles north of Winnipeg lies a country with unlimited wealth beneath Its rocky crust Comparatively little Is Jcnpwa ot tills virgin ren Iiands are fittingly amefl and tci one who ventures into true significance of the term is soon conveyed Millions of acres of rocky rolling land compose the Arctic Bar ren lands of Northern Canada Hun BRAVE PERILS OF ATLANTIC HOP SHORTAGE interconnected hy riv unusual highways of drcds if lakes ers form tho this region The purpose of this Canadian Arc tic expedition is to explore and ob tain Information pictures and maps of the section of theBarrens which lies to the north and west of Hud bay The Barrens were first visited by Back an Englishman who did some exploratory work Groat Slave lake unusual findings venture into this TURN TO PAGE 7 COLUMN Z In the vicinity of In about 1850 His induced others to new land tut RAILROAD MAN KILLED BY CRANE Joe Gilando Mangled When Crane Swings on Truck Near Crossing Joe GHando affcd 34 423 Third street northeast was instantly killed when he was caught beneath the cabin ind truck of a locomotive crane neai he M and St railroad ntatlon Monday morning at oclock Gildano was said to have henn worlc near the crane but why ho hap veiled to have been on the crano or exactly how the accident occurref could not be learned No employes saw itm climb on the truck and be was not discovered until H Gullickson op orator of the crane saw his body as he machine turned to gather up a oad of dirt Roily is Manclcd The body was lying on the rear rislit hand corner of the truck when first seen by Mr GulUckson Apparently the cabin had swung around and bnd mangled Gilando between the lowrr part of the cabin and tlie floor of tho crane trtick Gilando was torn across the middle of his body Tho call was answered by W E Long coroner and local police officers immediately after the accident The body Jiad been covered with a blanket before officers arrived and about 20 minutes after the call the remains were taken In the Randall ambulance to tlie funeral home Survived hy Brother Gilando was n single man and hnd been employed by the iU nnd St Ij railroad as section laborer for a num lier of years Until recently hn had been doing section work elsewhere but ho was reported nn working near or within the vlclnliy of the crane before the accident occurred The locomotive crane was situated about 7i yards to the south of the Third street northeast crossing of the NT and fit L railroad nr approxi mately yards south of the M and END AT PORT IN WALES Boston Social Worker First Girl to Fly Atlantic SWANSEA Wales June 18 AP Miss Amelia Earhart and her two com panions on their transAt Swansea from Burryport lantic flight arrived at this afternoon LONDON June The trans Atlantic monoplaneFriendship car rying the first woman ever to span the Atlantic by air landed at Burryport Wales at p just 20 hours and 49 minutes after taking off from Tre passey Newfoundland The plane which had sighted J5 miles infest of Irelaiiciby ihe steamship America landed in Burry inlet because of a shortage of fuel Wilmer Stultz the PUBLISHER DIES E T MEREDITH The vcleraii farm publisher anil secretary nt agriculture In ho Wilson cabinet Edwin T Mcrc ilKh nhovo iHeil at lib DCS Moines homo Sunday nieht difficulty Latest nhoto of Miss Amelia Earhart noslon society trii1 anil welfare worker who completed a transAtlanlir nonstop flifrlitfrom Tre passcy Newfoundland to Wales In her rimotored FoltUer plane Friend ship Below Inset tire Wilmer StHlrr left pilot and Gordnn mo clinnlc riRlif A view of tlm plane is also shown IOWA AIR TOUR GETS UNDERWAY Eiammill in One of Planes Which Will Visit Dozen Cities DBS JtOINlCS Governor Kammill Tune hopped off this morning with Henry Bolte for Center1 vllle In Mr Boltes monoplane Mis Lois on the first leg ot the state goodwill nlr lour More lhan 20 plans are participating In the nir visit which will visit a dozen cities In the state A night stop will be made today at Iowa City wliero nn aerial program has been nrrangcd Jidrtie Ktinson ntcrnationally known aviator was among those who hopped oft with the goodwill group At Iowa City Miss Lorctta Carlson Cedar rtapids is scheduled tn make n paranhulc drop over Smith field while Clyde W lice South Dakota will scl off fireworks from his trimotorccl monoplane Atlantic Woman Is Hoovers First Cousin Juno bert Hoovers candidacy for the presi dency has more than casual interest from Mrs H F Duval wide of the late sheriff of Cass she Is i first cousin ot the G O P nominee Her father was a brother of Herbert Hoovers father Mrs Duval nnd the presidential candidate were both horn In West Branch nnd after the doatb of Ills parents Herbert Hoover lived with Mrs family Her last visit with the famous cousin was two years ago when he laid a visit to her mother in eg rand Iviesler Ools Good Rain KIEHTER Minn June ardpst rain Mils spring fell late Sat irday afternoon whon two Inches of ain came to relievo parched Jidda FARM FIGHT NOT ENDEDHAUCEN He Praises Hoover Ability but Differs With Him on Equalization Fee NORTHWOOD June an In terview here tills forenoon Represen tative O N Haugen joint author with Senator Charles McXary of Oregon of the farm legislation henrlnc their names let t lie known that his fight for the equalization fee Idea hud not ended I have the highest opinion of Her bert ho declared hut we are not in accord on farm relief legis lation I am still for the equalization feo as It seems to me to bo the only way to give lie benefit of prolBctlvo aws especially the protective tariff to tile Tha vencrnhlo congressman nd mitted that Inclusion of t plank for equalisation fco Indorsement in the democratic platform would win a lot of votes in the middlo west nnd north west hut there was no Indication thai he woulrl not ho voting with bin parly pilot bringing his ship down without close to shore Miss Amelia Earhart Boston social worker and copilot of the plane came ashore with her compan ions in a motor boat which set out immediately from the coastguard station The crew of the Friendship which ncludes Louis Gordon mechanic was Hi the host of spirits and lookednone the worse for the 21 hour flight across the almost mile stretch between and Great Britain Altho iho plane settled down off a swampy region some distance from tho liulo town of Burry Port which had never dreamed of Us arrival it was not Ions before hundreds of spec tators were on the scene Crowds of persons an foot and by motor rushed to the port and tlie nearby city of Llanclly and gave the aviators a prreat reception Fought Steady Hainx Stultz told tho Associated Press Lhat tlie plane had hecn forced to land because of a shortage of fuel He said that had weather and a heavy mist accompanied ho ship the greater part of the journey while the rain vns almost Incessant Stultz immediately made prepara tions to obtain fresh supplies at gaso Mne to proceed to Bristol soon as iiossibln Tho London newspapers this after noon were still publishing reports were aboard thr Lincoln Ellsworth but this was appi Ellsworth was in E IS DEAD AFTER LONG ILLNESS Des Moines Man Was Member of lisons DES J win MOINES June Ed T Meredith secretary 01 agriculture In the Wilson cabinet died last mfrht The end of a loin Illnesr ciimo at 6 oclock ag Mr Meredith slept HUNDREDS HERE FOR FOUR DAY GALAAFFAIR Reception for Oldtimers at Armory Feature of Tuesday Program Mason City was the hub of ot surrounding territory to which hundreds ot early settlers and former residents were travelling Monday morninar to participate In tin second days observance of the sev birthday Eighty present and former residents had left their names and date of comingto Mason at the registration headquarters n the old Commercial bank bulldlns before oclock Monday morning Scores of others were arriving t6 meet former neighbors and friends and exchange early experiences In the rest room at the headquarters Three stenographers and a reception committee were ready to care for their wants Kaoli liomecomer was given ow badge which included a picture of the old Central school which eo many of the old timers attended ind tho announcement Howdy My name In ilason City since Whilts yours Mondays program proper will start in the afternoon at 3 clack at tho armory with a reception honor Ing homecomers who have At farm the hcdside oC the Rl year old publisher and democratic presi dential candidate were Mrs Meredith his mother Mrs J Meredith of that four persons plane Including ctlu explorer nlly incorrect Yew York Efforts to learn definitely if there wero four passengers and if so who vns the fourth were hindered by the TURN TO ARK 7 Notify Him in Iowa Herbert Hoover is a native not an adopted son of Iowa Why not have him receive at his birthplace the notification of his nomination by the committee selected at the KansasCity convention Herbert Hoover was born at West Branch Iowa and it would be a most fitting place to have his noti fication as republican candidate for the high office of the presidency of the United States at the place where his youth was shaped by the home life and the farm life of Iowa Such a plan would be a tremendous compliment to the Iowa farmer and hearten agriculture in the middle west The fifth district congressman and the Iowa state central committee should get busy It can be done Anprolcs a son a daughter four brothers and a sister Heart disease resulting from blood pressure was given as the cause of death Funeral lo Re Wednesday Mr Meredith had been 111 for scv oral months but Ihe Illness did not take a critical turn until a month apo shortly nflcr he had returned from Johns Hopkins hospital Baltimore where he had sone for observation Funeral services will bo held at the Meredith home Wednesday afternoon at 2 oclock Beside his political activities Mr Meredith was widely known ns the publisher ot farm papers Three such Uiblications have their hoartiuartera here He entered politics In 114 ns a democratic candidate for United States senator from lie was defeated ho was two years later when he was a candidate for governor His entry into politics followed a steady upward climb In Ihe business world is a dirt farmer the occu pation of his father and grandfather lo entered the puhllshlng business Grent Kiirrn Aid WorJur His sland on farm iiieslions he constantly sought Improvement if the farmers conditions won him national attention President Wilson named Mr Mere dith to the cabinet In 1MO In the 1024 democratic convention Mr Mere diths name remained before Ihe dele gates to tho end On Iho one hundred first ballot he received K0 volps ranking third tn Tohn w Davis and Oscar W Underwood Hornsby Knocks Out His Fourteenth Homer TIIIIB ITornshy hit bis Hth homer of the sea son is itoKtim defeated the Chicago Cubs 10 to L in the first same of a doublehender hero today OfjO 2 R X 102 300 IK 0 Unsli llolley Carlson and Hurt nell Ramon and Spohrrr Irvington Man Hurt When Fly Whe4 Breaks 1RVIXOTOX Juno Honey received a deep wound high In his right ami wlieii he flywiitnl of motor hoat tlmt he wan demon strating broke In several pieces whllo the motor Wns running Several men ulandinjr iifnr tuit Mr rtonny was the only one hit by Ihe flyinpr The wound is povrrnl inrliOR and pnflont be unablo to work ifor several At the special request of some of Mason Citys old time residents ivlio are confined to tlielr homes ho following change Is announced in the lino at maroJi of do parade joiiiff nortli oti Pennsylvania inslciKi ot luniing west on Fourth street ho pnrndo will turn ucst on sliect ami continue west tn Washington liicnce south on Washington lo Second slroet north west where the niirnile will be is inissed GKO D CRAWFORD Cmnmings will be among the speak ers Numerous impromptu speeches will ha given by the guests the old Additional entertainment will lie furnished by the Mason City high batui and the service club rcuartet Tho general public Is also tivited to the reception In the evening at 8 oclock veiled windows of tho down town which have been a source ot mystification to tlie homuconicrs will e unveiled and historical relics of nenr rtnys nnd articles manufac tured lit Mason City today will The Mason City Municipal Band will also begin a concert In tha Central Park handstand Memories Jiovlscn Several windows have already been dressed up for tlia occasion and lave brot exclamations of pleasure rom tlie older visitors nnd started many reminiscences Tlie window at tho registration adnuarlcrR revived memories of ot the early residents who rej stercd Monday morning Included ivere two chairs of W 55 Isuclinif father of J II Hardfllc iSS North Federal in 1871 Mr larding wtis a pioneer furniture lealer of City onenlng a stors ero in A sword rnrricd hy Christian pioneer of 5ortlanrt trwn while scivlns In an Illinois TURN TO PAfK 7 COiUMN 4 AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Our new preacher aint nobodys fool It didnt take him moren two weeks to see which faction has got the most important folks in ;