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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 19, 1928, Mason City, Iowa DAILY NEWSPAPER fotreo fox AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITIOH VOL XXXV UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 19 1928 FIVE CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO 218 VIEW HISTORIC PARADE Gov Ritchie Quits Race Turns His Support to Al Smith 200 UNITS IN COLORFUL LINE THRU STREETS MARYLAND MAN SAYS TREND IS TO NEW YORKER fReeds Manager Scoffs at First Ballot Propaganda HOUSTON Texas June Withdrawal of Gov Albert C ot Maryland from the demo Icratie presidential nomination race set political circles to buzzing here a week before the national democratic convention June II It brot a state ient from the e a d i u arters of lenator James A eed of Missouri lat the candidacy of the MIssourian jrould prove an in irmountable bar lier in the way of n o m 1 n a t Ion jlans of friends of iv Alfred E nith Clem S h airman of the na RITCHIE lonal democratic committee conferred ra with political to comment on the governor but V Senator Reeds palgn manager declared ri senator controls enough votes block the nomination of Governor mith Denies First Ballot Talk Characterizing Senator Heed as he countrys most valiant r Villmoare branded as propagan claims that Governor Smith on the first bal that the MIssourian vould be rewarded with the nonilna lon Villmoare said the Maryland decision merely clears the but does not change the precon outlook as far as Heed is con ijcerned I Arrival of party leaders from sever states brot conflicting claims con n corning doubtful delegations Henry Dooley national committeeman from Porto Rico predicted that the six votes from his territory claimed by jReed would go to Smith on the first ballot Miss Marie McCurry secretary of the Ohio state democratic executive committee believes that tbe IS Ohio TURN TO PAGE 14 COLUMN 8 15 Airplanes to Arrive at Wednesday Morning Large Crowd to View Air Stunts and Part of Iowa Good Will Race at Local Airport CEDAR RAPIDS June Hunter of Cedar a new Stinson plane belonging to the Cedar Rapids Airways Company was the first pilot competing in the Iowa good will air tour to arrive here from Iowa City this morning Hunter landed atthe local airport at a m and was unofficially timed by newspaper men at 11 minutes flat in the hop from Iowa City The second competing pilot to land was Leonard Carrothers of Cedar Rapids who left two minutes before Hunter ana landed a minute and a half behind him The planes will continue to Waterloo today after the stop here The thirteen planes had landed at the local airport before 11 a m It was an nounced then that the Waterloo airport was flooded and that the planes j would be forced to remain at Cedar Rapids overnight Tlie planes will leave here tomorrow but will not slop at Waterloo merely circling over the city Plans were being made here for a feature race this afternoon to some nearby town for a 5150 prize Will Rogers PAWNEE June ing a little visit with my old friend Pawnee Bill here on his buffalo ranch Sure looks fine Greatest wheat crop in years It there Just wasnt any new cars for sale farm ers would be out of debt this fall Certainly glad that girl made the ocean trip for now the rest of these other women can devote their time to steady thinking of some other way to make the front page Tours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1928 Following is the bqx score of the pilots thus far claims that C tould be nominated and asserted tha HOOVER IS TO SPEAK IN IOWA i Nominee Will Deliver Farm Marketing Talk in MidWest WASHINGTON Presidential campaign activities were Discussed today by Secretary Hoover republican nominee as delegates re turning from the Kansas City national convention conferred with him Heading the Hoover engagement list were W W Atterbury president of vllleand tlie second hop The the Pennsylvania railroad and plane flown by Ed Hunter of 2 Christensen 3 Gerbracht G Cable 7 Lowers 0 Powers 11 HunterStinson 13 Banning 23 24 Lorcnen 25 Freeburg 1G Shaw 4 Marshall down at Belinda Members of the local committee made preparations Tuesday for Ma on Citys participation in the Iowa good will tour of ly airplanes which ire to arrive about oclock Wednesday morning and leave in the afternoon at about 3 oclock The planes which will represent every type in commercial use will irrlve here from Waterloo and will be timed as they cross a 500 foot line which has been drawn across thefield On the schedule arranged for the tour each plane takes off a few minutes after the preceding one so as to avoid any congestion The actual flying time between points of the race are recorded To Demonstrate Plaiiea A reception for the pilots will be provided at the field where there Is expected to be a large crowd oC spec tators who will view the flying events as part of Mason Citys Seventyfifth Anniversary program A number of demonstrations showing the maneu verability of the planes will be a fea ture of the program at the airport Fourteen of the IS airplanes which took off from DCS Moines Monday in the Iowa good will tour started from Iowa City Tuesday morning zooming their way to Cedar Rapids and then to Waterloo where they are to spend the night WM Leading Race Leading the race In elapsed time for the 170 mllea from Des Moines to Centerv511e and thence to Iowa City is Carl Christenaon of DCS Moines who took 40 minutes to reach Center IfhoG 10 53 50 CS til 42 SO 70 5S KING GEORGE AND QUEEN TO RECEIVE FLYER X England Showers Honors on First Girl to 221 rlican national committeeman from 5 Pennsylvania nnd John Q Tllson of Connecticut house lender All of the first of long series which the nominee ex jpects to hold this with TI There are some of opinion on the minor 1s 5 sues but the closest aides of the secre i gtary are fairly well In agreement In tfavorlng his early departure for Palo 1 8AIta It Is the view of those who have Sdlscussed methods with him that a i large number of speeches by him tjj muring the campaign would be Inad fj One important address has j Jieen fairly well scheduled to be made V 5n the middle west farm country pos fslbly In Iowa to deal with the farm marketing legislative Issue that has ubled the republican situation For rest of the stumping usually ns with presidential campaigns 15bere have been no definite plans as It Is not expected now that Mr 4 joover will resign his cabinet post Im iedlately The work of the commerce Department has been so much his vo Jitlon in recent years and he has rawn into It so many individuals of jtpert capacity who are personally at chcd to him that a quick relegation i Its control is deemed Impossible fmarl ferou Vhe Cedar Rnplds and Eddie Stinson ot Do troit was only n minute behind tak ing one hour and 38 minutes for the two hops The other planes were Illend over a period ranging up to Vi hours iMcet All Brands Tbo pilots have met brands of vcather on the tour thus They HIVC had rain fog mist clouds sun shine choppy winds and a windless Only one of the 15 planes exper encctl motor trouble during the first lay This was the Trnvclaire biplane piloted by W F Marshall which anded In a field near Belinda not far from ICnoxvillo Mud in this field lirevcnted Marshall from taking off to rejoin the aerial column after he had repaired his motor Tlio planes participated in two lours of aerial races nnd acrobatics at Centervllle before going on to Iowa ity where they arrived between 4 and 6 oclock Monday evening The first days achievement was hailed as exceptionally valuable be cause there had been no limitation in e or type of planes and because the planes by private owners and not by manufacturers Gathered at Airpnrl A crowd of gathered nt the Iowa City airport the arrival of the planes Monday evening In the first piano to arrive was Gov John Hammill who on landing got out of the piano and walked across the field amid great ovation Escorted to the lookout tower the governor gave an address In which he Fly Atlantic SOUTHAMPTON June 19 transAtlantic mono I plane Friendship arrived at Soulh ampton from Burryport Wales I shorlly afler noon today T mother of Intrepid air women to daytook to her heart a fairhairei iVmerican tho first woman to flj across the Atlantic Two Englishwomen Princess Low ensteinWertheim and the Honorabl ISIsie Mackay have flown to the death in attemptingthe feat whicl Miss Amelia Earhart Boston socia worker accomplished King George and Queen Mary arc to receive the heroine of the Atlantic who flew with Wilmcr Stultz and Louis Gordon In the plane Friendship from Trepassey Newfoundland to Burryport Wales in 20 hours and 49 minutes Laily Heath the former Mrs Elliott ynn who last month completed a mile solo flight from Cape Town is to be one of Miss Earharts hostesses Tt is expected that she will meet the 62 year old duchess of Bed ford who took up flying only a few years ago andis now on a round trip flight to India Cnhham to Greet Amelia Sir Alan Cobham who has earned the title oE Britains aerial taxi man by his flights thruout the British em pire will greet her She will be enter tained by the American born Lady Astor and Mrs Frederick Guest the former Amy Pliipps of Pittsburgh who backed the flight After a dash to the continent she will sail from Kurope on June 27 ar riving in New York on July date which Is held especially fitting for America to acclaim a woman who has 1 vvxV AGAIN NELSON LEADING 7armerLabor Candidate Wins in Walkaway Christiansen Safe ST PAUL June NwuinatKUi o Arthur E Nelson of St Paul as republican candidate for United Stales senator was con ceded today by his nearest oppo nent as additional returns came in from Mondays primary Nelson holding a 32 lead former Gov J A A Iiis rltarcst rivnl sent liim a lele gram congratulating him on his nomination PAUL June J United States Senator Henrlk Shipstead farmerlabor was renomln itcd by a wide margin in yesterdays rtrlmary The candidates for the republican senatorial nomination to oppose Sena tor Shipstead in November ran a close race with the outcome early today Arthur E Nelson former mayor oi St Paul took an early lead over his two opponents 1 A A Burntiuist of Minneapolis former governor am state Senator A 3 Rockne of Zum brota Mr KBJSOJJ fili snreatest The democratic candidate for Sena tor George P Cashman St Cloud had no opposition nnd was automati cally nominated on that party ticket Senator Shipsteads renominatlon was the walkaway his supporters had predicted and he ran better than ID tp one over William Watklns of Min neapolis Gov Theodore Christiansens re nomination on the republican ticket was on a basis of more than two to one over George T Simpson of Min neapolis Anniversary Program TUESDAY NIGHT P M Union midweek services of Evangelical churches at First Christian interdenomlnatlonal International service Thirty minutes oC devotions followed by addresses from a group Chinas leading preachers and educators S P M Central park Concert City Municipal band U P M Armory Seventyfifth Anniversary ball Music by Doc Lawsons Collegians from Boone augmented to 12 pieces with special old time features General admission to the public Men 73 cents Women 2u cents Tickets at the door IVEIWESnAY A M to P M Iowa goodwill flyers at municipal airport A large group ot planes of every style and model will corns rushing across the finish line trying for purses amounting to Biplanes monoplanes sport models a cabin deluxe Stlnson Detroiter and many others will be available for public inspection A M At the Y M C A Drawings for the horse shoe pitching con test which slarts nt 10 on the courts opposite the T M C A A beautiful cup for the winner 0 A M First rounds in the softball tournament At Monroo vs Ventura At East vs Nora Springs 1 A M AtMonroe City VB Nashua At East vs Mason City 1 P M Semifinals In Softball tournament Winners of contest 1 nnd 2 at Monroe school v Winners of contest 3and 4 at East park P M Minor sports program at East park 50 yaril dash for boys under 16 years of age 50 yard dash for girls under 1C years of Sack race for boys and girts under 1C years of age Ladles egg race Potato race Shoe race for boys and girls under 16 years ot age Ladies baseball throwing contest Circling bases for boys under 16 years of age Medals to be given to winners of first places P M East park Finals hi Softball tournament to 4 P M Central park Band City high school band Gerald Frescott Director P M Baseball Twilight league Lundbergs Milwaukee g 7 to S P M Centra park Band City 8 P M Historical parade The queen and her two attenflar going to for the irst time on a beautifully decorated float We imaginrc will be leaves Threatening Clouds Hold Off While Floats Pass historical parade ft moving rain 1 how of color that wended its way despite the threat of rain thru streets enclosed by a coiid human wall Tues day morning established itself as tho most beautiful and educational event Mason Cllyn history The exhibition unlike most parades tarted on time for a full hour he threemile gaily decked serpent vound thru the streets Billows ot ringed crepe piled togelh r would make a varlcolored Pikes eak antedeluvlan means ot trans lortatlon from the settlers wairon to he wedding surrey and tandem blcy le ths evolution ot various busl losss and portrayals of Mason City history gliding by like the views ot kaleidiscope featured ho spectacle Difficult to Judge Immediately after the last float had iassed before the reviewing stand tha udjcs started the difficult tusk of awarding the rlhbons The float pre sented by the Department of Health and Sanitation ot Mason City was awarded first prlxo in the historical section Second prize In this division IOWA TORNADO SPREADS RUIN THRUOUT FARMS as In tre lowas hailed the good will trip mendous significant step history At Centervllle the governor had par ticipated in the dedication of an air port The reception committee for the flyers at the airport Wedhesclay arc Mayor E S Selby Col Hanford Mac Nfder Gnrflcld 15 Rreese Ralph Lloyd Jones P Hopkins and W Earl Hall WILLIS PATTON HURT IN PARADE Is Pinned Under Horse but Physicians Say Injuries Are Not Serious Willis Patton son of Mr and Mrs L Patton 522 North Adnms avenue was injured Tuesday morn Ins while riding in the Seventyfifth Anniversary parade The accident occurred at North Pennsylvania avenue and Sixth street northeast when the horse Mr Patton WOE riding reared nnd fell over backwards The i rider was pinned under tbe horse hut hospital authorities say his injuries arc not of a serious nature his home now He Is at CAMPAIGN COST OFHAU6ENS680 Half of This Amount Paid to Public Printer in Washington DES MOIMES June RepresentativeGilbert X Haugen congressman from the fourth Iowa dis trict spent in his campaign for renomfnation his expense account filed today with Ihe secretary showed Of this amount two items of and were paid the public prin ter Washington for republlcation of speeches made by the congressman the account stated Representative Cassius C Dowell concrcssman from the seventh IOHYI district spent Judge W C Ratcliff republican ninth district con gressional candidate spent irot new glory to her country and has ghtened the bond of friendship be ween Kngllsh speaking peoples As to the future Miss Earhart said at Burryport where she passed the night preparatory to flying to South ampton When this holiday Is over I am going back to Boston and con tinue my ordinary Ate Sparingly During Flight Two oranges and a few tablets of malted milk were her only food during tlie flight She diti not take the con trols once during the adventure be cause she was too excited Most of the TUUN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 4 POINTS OF ASSEMBLY T Entries having been assigned the following numbers they will aasembl at P M on Wednesday in the following places Entry numbers 1 to 15 St N W Bntry numbers to 27 St N W Entry numbers 2S to 3K St N E Entry number St N W i Entry numbers 40 to S3 St N W IDntry numbers S3 to tili St N E Kntry numbers 67 to 90 St N W Kntry numbers fll to 105 St N E Bntry numbers 100 to 125 St N E Kntry numbers to end of St N W LIN 13 OF MARCH Xoto Changes i Line of march will begin at Fourth street north on Federal avenue nn continue ROulh on Federal to Eighth street south thence east on Eight street to Pennsylvania thence north on Pennsylvania to Sixth street north thence west on Sixth street to Washington north thence south on Washing ton to Second street where the parade will be dismissed 9 P M firna ami pavement dance on East State street between Federal and Delaware Music by Hollys Oldtime Players a 10plec orchestra Damage Caused by Storm Southwest of Creston i CRKSTOX June ished buildings and dead livestock to day marked the path seven miles ong nnd a hundred rods wide of a tornado that last night traveled north cast from a point about six miles north of Lenox and ended 10 miles southwest ot Creston Early estimates of damage were placed at from to No onewas killed or injured Scores of farm buildings were de molished by the tornado and several hundred head of cattle nnd killed Another hundred head of livestock crippled in the storm was killed tdday The tornado struck between 7 und and was preceded and followed by a heavy rain IjRRinn Patrols Highways The Lenox American Legion post TURN TO PAGE M COLUMN 8 Meredith Funeral to Be Held on Wednesday DKS MOINES June services for Edwin T Mere dith local farm publisher and former secretary of ngricullurc will be held at 2 p m tomorrow at the Consistory lempla here The Rev Klmcr Nelson Owen of St Pauls Kpisropal church will officiate at the services whirh will not be of a Masonic nature night local Welcome Back Home What could be said with piinters ink by of addi tional welcome to the hundreds of former residents of Mason City and Cerro Gordo back home to help celebrate the com munitys Seventyfifth Anniversary Theyve had the friendly slap on the back from their old friends Theyve felt the warm handclasp from those they used to know Theyve revisited the haunts of old and found refreshing memories of other days Tho there has been growth and development on all hands the spirit of neighborship and friendliness lingers on Its great to have the citys daughters and sons home for this grand union May the week be as pleasant to those who have returned as to those of us whose privilege it is to open our doors of hospitality While there is no charge direct or implied of prodigality connected with your absence the fatted calf has been pre pared for your nourishment and joy Were tremendously glad to see one of you IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy Tuesday mill Wednesday probably iliumlonitorms not much in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGaiette weather figures for 24 I hour period ending at S oclock a m Tuesday Highest Monday 71 degrees In Nifiht fiO deprces At R n m Tuesilnr decrees Rainfall M of an inch The weather man has been down right spiteful to Mason City in bis of fering of weather for Mason Citys big celebration There was a downpour Monday which mlRlft have released largo number of field workers for the parade Tuesday morning If it hadnt looked tremendously threatening thru out the forenoon As tlie parnde camo upon the scene however the clouds began to lift and as the last floats rlown Inton avenue tho sun was shining lull blast GAL FORGED TO DOHOME WORK Flooded Roads Keep Presi dent From Executive Office at Superior SUPKRIOR June President Coollclge had sufficient docu ments to work on at bis Brule river residence today not to need to come to his executive offices to be busy Apparently abandoning his policy of previous vears of relegating work ex clusively to his office Mr CoolidRe yesterday ordered the files of gome of IF IT Jn event o a heavy Wed Jhin hat thf inces v I of Sta the more pressing matters ills action to be brot out awaiting to Cedar island lodge On these he spent con siderable time yesterday leaving how cvor ample work for tonay The poor state of the roads Into Su perior from the executive residence still half flooded from the rains of the past days caused Kvcrett Sanders his secretary to advise Mr Coolidge not to leave the lodge today The chief executive was thrrcforo prepared to stay nway from bin office onn more fifth since his to mingle with what open oxerr and rclaxalion tho variable weather would permit was given to the I O O F float and third prize was awarded the portrayal of the First Wedding as arranged by Ttock Falls Ths first prize float depicted the service of the health department in holding clinics and Riving milk to school children White was the pre dominating color of the large float Children dressed in while nntl throw Ing away white rose petals added to the bountiful effect The I O o r Home float repre sented both the orphans and old fnlks home Children dressed us olrl men had padlocked tlio gale included on the flnat against poverty First The first wedding aa pnrtrnyert by Flock Falls Included a couple being married outside v miniature log cab In Several redskins mounted on horses added to the effect Honorable mention was awarded In the historical division to Early Indian Dnys by he Ys Mens club of Columbus by the City Knights of Columbus DauRhlors oC American Revolution Shibboleth by Hie Ililfrh Iortlanl Cement Plant The First Sermon by the churches of Mason The First Cnbin by A Pnpo Lumber company tbe IlnRroKs of the Postal Service by Mason Cily postnffire IMrst Rranrt by Fons of Knion vntrrans First Store by Womens PaivHpl enlo R and Clio Clubs the Irst Photograph Gallery by Kirks First Public Street Lamp by aimers Conperntlve Oil company oinp to tho Circus by A W Rus sell A Bicycle of 1RSO by the Mens Club Opening of Parkers Opera louse by Mason City Womens Club Hrst Fjro Engine and First Firemen by Herb Cole First Demand of Ma on City Women for Vote by Busi ness nnrt Professional Womens club nazette IBM by the Mason Globe A Blcyclo 13ntlt Italian Flyer Returns Minus Trace of Nobil HOME June Mad dalena Italian flyer made an unsuc irssful reconnaissance In search for tlio Xoblle party this morning and turned to Kings Buy Spitzlicrgpn He is planning another flight Fhortly In lis SnvolaMarchetli 5S Plymouth Woman Improving PLYMOUTH June Ira F Kinrli ivho underwent a serious opera tion in a Mason City hospital a feu days ago is rrported to be progressing satisfactorily 7ity TITRN TO PACK 7 COMJMN 4 AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen If a woman is mean to her husband its because he didnt turn out like she ex pected an shes mad about bein ;