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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 25, 1928, Mason City, Iowa DAILY NEWSPAPER TMf AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JUNE 25 1928 FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED ITiUSS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO 223 STRENGTH OF AL SMITH IS GAINING HOURLY Flyer Takes Nobile Off Ice AIRPLANETURNS OVER IN SECOND LANDING EFFORT General With Leg Brok en Directs Relief From Ship BULLETIN ROME June Ceccioni motor chlel of the dirig ible Italia and one of the live men still stranded off Northeast land has been rescued BAY Spitsbergen June Umberto Nobile today Was aboard the base ship Cilia Di Wilano at Virgo bay recovering from injuries sustained when the dirigible Italia crashed on the Polar ice cap on May 25 Soon after he was rescued from an Ice floe by a Swedish flyer Nobile aiding in the search for his miss ing comrades of the Italia with his ad Tice and knowledge ot ice conditions He hoped himself to lead an air ex pedition to search for seven men who drifted to the eastward in the balloon Fart of tho dirigible after the crash He is not expected to recover from his Injuries for a month however and In the meantime plans are being made to search for these men under his di rections Party of Three Unseparated 1 Aside from those In the balloon part of the Italia the searching parties were anxious to three members of the a were with Nobile but who May 30 when ney afootfor A Swedish plane equipped with made a landing Saturday near camp on the ice near near Island a feat which the Italian rescue flyers here had tliot impos sible A little later the plane took off with tlie Injured leader leaving his five companions Lieut Alfredo Vig Jleri Prof F Behounek Giuseppe Biogf Pilippo Trioiano antl Natale Ceccioni still stranded on the ice An Kxchangc Telegraph dispatch from Copenhagen said that the Italian Jcsation at Oslo hat received word that the Swedish plane also rescued another member of the Nobile party who was injured Ccccionis leg was broken in the Italia crash so the ref might have been to him The Italian government which has been in constant touch with Nobile rescue ef forts thru the base ship Citl ti Milano was informed that the general alone Was The Swedish flyers having Nobiie to safety returned to brot the other marooned men to take them off the ice floe There the plane made a second landing but overturned in the attempt The pilot was not injured but apparentlyhe was stranded with the Italian survivors WORD OF AMUNDSEN June Ex Change Telegraph dispatch from Paris QIIOIM the newspaper M rublishlnp a report from Moscow TURN TO PAGE S COIVUMN 4 Fertile Persons Escape Injury in Auto Accident FERTILE Tuns Vern Kennls and daughter Erma had a narrow escape Friday morning when their Ford slipped oft the grade just west of town Neither of the occu pants were hurt The car was slight Jy CABINET POSSIBILITY Senator William E Borah of Idaho Is being mentioned as the next secretary of state should Herbert Hoover republican presi dential nominee win the Novem ber election COL STEWART IS INDICTED ON THREE CHARGES Oil Man Will Demand Early Trial for Perjury June Robert W Stewart head of the Indiana Standard Oil company was in dicted on three counts of perjury to day as the result of his Continental Trading company testimony before tho senate oil committee It was the same testimony that caused John D Rockefeller to de mand bis resignation as chairman of the corporations board of directors Return of the Indictment was fol lowed by charges by Stewarts counsel that It represented the last word in the outrageous abuse of court pro cesses for political purposes in a vindictive attempt to overcome his acquittal 13 days ago on a charge of refusing to answer questions asked by the committee Stewart they said would seek immediate trail confident ot acquittal Control Fight Ixwms LOCAL WOMAN IS INJURED IN TRAIN WRECK Mrs Isbell in Hospital in lola After Cars Leave Rails MRS ETTA ISBELL 1223 North Washington avenue Mason City was among the 60 persons injured sev eral probably fatally when three cars of the Missouri Pacific passenger train New Orleans to Kansas City were derailed near Durand 1C miles west of lola at 4 a in Monday according to word received here Tile extent of the injuries suffered by Mrs Isbell could not be learned She was among the 30 injured who were token to the Johns hospital at lolu where physicians were said to hold little hone for the recovery of three or four of the injured Accompanied y Daughter Mrs isoell was accompanied by her daughter Jenn who evidently was not hurt in the wreck Mr Isbell who is the manager of a Purity Oil company station on Uast State street was informed of the injury suffered by Mrs Isbell by tele gram Monday morning and left at once by automobile for lola He did not receive any details concerning the extent of her injuries he said A broken rail is believed to have caused the derailment in which two Pullmans and a chair car were over turned find badly smashed Only the locomotive and a baggage car re mained on the rails Railroad oEflr dais described the wreck as the worst in the history of that division All available ambulances and doc tors were pressed into service to bring the injured to lola Oiuse Not Determined While the cause the derailment TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN C REEDS SPOKESMAN Charles M Howell Kansas City supporter ot Senator Jim Reeds candidacy lor the democratic presidential noiniiiiition nml who is to place Reeds name in nom ination at the democratic national convention SHAVERS WIFE ON PROHbiuuN No Party Harmony She Contends if Wet Is Nominated HOUSTON June The floor of the democratic convention was portrayed today by Mrs Clem L Shaver wife ot the chairman of the democratic national committee as the arena In which the Great battle be tween thewets and the drys1 must be fought to a finish She declared that every democratic antl republican voter knows there is no such thing as harmony in the dem ocratic and she added there never can he hartnony so long as cer wet elements in the party clamor for supremacy tho so greatly in the Addressing a meeting of the nation1 al womens committee for law enforce ment at tho First Baptist church South Mrs Shaver said the battle Is to be a fight to the finish between tlie wet violators and nullifior of the one hand and dry patriotic upholders of the constitution on the Without mentioning any name she contended that at Houston there can lowans Watching Fight Include Farm Plank Democratic Platform Marsh to Represent State at Conference of Party Leaders and Farm Spokes men Reynolds Election Likely By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Managing Editor OUSTON June interest today aside from its own little private fight on national committeeman centered on a conference re garding the agricultural plank in the demo cratic platform to be participated in by party leaders and spokesmenfor the principal farm organizations Iowa was to be represented in this meeting by Wilbur Marsh of Waterloo former national treasurer of the party who is an outspoken advocate of giving the farmer whatever he Party chieftains included are Senators Wag ner of New York Pittman of Nevada Harrison of Mississippi and others Agricultural inter ests are to be represented by W A Hirth Co lumbia Farm Bureau spokesman George Peek Moline chairman of the Committee GOVERNOR HAS ALMOST ENOUGH VOTES Woollen Indiana Men tioned for Vice Presidency By BYRON PRICE Associated Press Staff vWriter H be no harmony 1C nominated for it Says ogers HOUSTON June 24 The follow ing three events have caused more talk at the conventions than Key noter Fees forgetting his speech First Mary Pickford nicking the government for bucks Mary Is not only our sweetheart bat our best bargain hunter Then May Murray with no pre liminary advance notices has a baby 16 months old which was thot an unlieard of feat oven in the movies Then Tom Heflins platform col lapses That was the first plat form crash of the political season Two others will follow in order Yours WILIJ Houston Is ns cool and aober as Beverly Copyright NEW TORK June contest between John D Rocke feller and Robert W Stewart for control of the Standard Oil company of Indiana die worlds largest re finer of gasoline seemed in pros pect today A statement from Mr Rockefeller said that he had not abandoned his request foiColonel Stewarts resig nation as chairman ot the companys hoard of directors and that he would take such steps as should practicable The Rockefeller Interests Standard of Indiana hold about 15 per cent of the capital I stock There are stockholders Colonel Stewarts holdings are large I but far from a majority DEATH TARES IDAHO SENATOR Republican Solon Had Not Been in Good Health for Months GOODJNG Idaho June Death has terminated the second term of Frank Jl Goorling junior republi can senator from Idaho who died yes terday at the home ot his daughter in the little town he founded and which his He had not been in good health since contracting Influenza at Washington in December Death was attributed to cancer oC the Intestines Senator Goodlng started his political career as governor of Idaho during the turbulent days when ig Bill Jiaywooi 14 NATIONS GET KELLOGGS PLAN TO OUTLAW WAR Secretary Tells Countries Is Ready to Sign appear the McNider Convalescing From Infection of Eyes C H McNider is convalescing at home for a few days from n slight in a wet nulllfier is means just one a bitter fight complete lack ot harmcmy and a triumphant victory for ticket and millions of Iry democrats who decide to do all in their power to help the republicans win Wet violators of the law never liave any reverence or respect for the constitution or for any law patriotism is an unknown quantity their affection for their country has been completely effaced If it ever existed by their love oC and craving for lijuor The demo cratic party has indeed come to the parting of the ways perhaps some time n new party a third allAmeri can party may become n reality to satisy the demands of a truly patriotic democratic fection week of the eyes picked up last was on trial rhargcd with the Implication in the slaying of Gov Frank Steuenbcrg Following two terms as governor he re turned to active di rection of business In ISIS Mr Good ing was defeated for the senate but entering the race again 1920 he wns successful and since SEN GOODIXG his election centered his attention on freight rate surveys and was instrumental in drafting sev eral rate bills He also was chairman of the special senate committee as signed to investigate living conditions in the eastern coal fields last winter Quiet Restful No Bands or Cheers Thats Houston By WILL ROGERS Special Correspondent HOUSTON June is so jjuict restful and beautiful you wouldnt think there was a democrat In miles Been here three days havent heard a cheer a band an ffument or even nn echo I wouldnt stay for the thins but I know that a democrat is Just like a baby If its lirl lering and makinga lot of noise there 13 nothing serious the matter with it hut If Its quiet and still and dont pay much attention to anything why thats when Its rofllly dangerous The K C convention took the life out of this one in more ways than one You know you wouldnt so good if some one just had an nounced to you ten days ago that it was Tunney and Dempsey that you were to meet in the finals But there is bound to be some com edy coming and here is the reason Since prohibition unearthed nine years ago there has only been one ar gument invented that a politician when he is cornered can duck hehinti and that is the old applesauce one I am for law It dont mean anything never meant anything and never will mean It would take practically a TURN TO PAGE 5 COLLMN 3 June Drafts of a treaty which Secre retary Kellogg is confident will bring mankinds agelong aspirationsfor un iversal peace nearer to practical ful fillment than ever before In the his lory of the world today awaited ac tion at the capitals of 14 nations Growing original ly from the pro posal oE the French foreign nilnisteri Aristidcs Britind that France and the Uniled States join in a compact re nouncing and out lawing war between each other tho drafts were delivered Saturday to the governments ot Australia Belgium Canada CzechoSlovakia France Ger many Great Britain India the Irish Free State Japan New Zealand To land and South Africa An explanatory note from Secretary Kellogg accompanied each Condemn Recourse to Under the proposed treaty the text of which was made public yesterday the signatory nations would solemnly declare XXX that they condemn recourse to war XXX and renounce it as an instrument of national policy in their relations with one In addition they would agree that the settlement and solution of all dis putes or conflicts of whatever nature or of whatever origin they may be which arise among them shall never be sought except by pacific In the preamble It Is matlo clear that should one signatory power seek to promote its national Interests by resort to all other signatory nations would be freed Immediately of their obligations to the offending state under the treaty and that the latter would be denied tho of the compact In his note Secretary Kellogg de clared that the United States was rendy to sign the treaty as proposer immediately and expressed the hope that the other nations would he able to accept it promptly and without qualifications Modification In Form He pointed out that tha new draft was a modification in form tho not in substance of tlie treaty proposed by the United tSates in April The changes were made ho said to avoid delaying or complicating tlio negotia tions Hlnce it was thus possible lo meet objections raised by other gov ernments The tcaty itself makes no mention oC self defense and Mr Kcllogg ex plained that the United States consid ers this a right inherent In every sovereign stale and implicit in every CLAIM OLSON STILL HIDING AERIAL VIEW OF HOUSTON of 22 and Cassman of the Minnesota Agricultural society Report to Governor Says Slayer of Clara Olson Is Alive Tune Conviction that Krdman Olson ib guilty of the murder ot his former sweetheart Clara Olson and must he alive was expressed in a report made today to Gov Fred n 55lmmorman by T K assistant attorj ney general who has completed an in vestigation of the 2 year old mystery The investigation wns made at the of Krdmans parents Mr and Mrs Albert Olson of Rising Run who the governor to clear their HOIIS name of tho murder In his report Mosserschmfdt stated that an examination of all records in tho firmly convinced him that ICrdman murdered the young woman because of her state of pregnancy caused presumably by him that he still lives and that he is now hiding A few in the Iowa delegation were disposed to feel that Cordell Hulls proposal ot a plank calling for a spe cial session oC congress to be held im mediately after the inauguration ot a democratic president would dispose of the whole agricultural situation with out tho possibility ot embarrassment of going into details on the farm plank but Marsh veloort this view in quick order No he told the writer we want an out and out plank farm Mrs W L litter of Kco kuk today held a favored place for selection as national coinmitteewoman with JVfjBS Aim liwather of Dubnque just as acceptable lo the Marsh forces Reynolds TJkely Winner Selection oC Dr W T Reynolds Crestpn backed by Marsh appeared altogether likely but it was difficult to obtain an expression on the subject from most ut the delegates Clyde Her ring present holder of the position appeared to he without a field mar shal In this caucus the question of throwing Iowas support to n candi date for the vice presidency will prob ably he discussed The field however was so badly clullerod Monday morn ing that nobody could predict where he lightning would strike lowang are known to view favor ably thecandidacy of Senator Robin son of Arkansas and they could he re lied to turn to Senator Heed at Mis Eouri if Smith leaders indicated that as Iheir choice Wisconsins dclcgfL tion arrived today a new candi date in the person ot Billy Mitchell former stormy petrel of the war partment son of a former Wisconsin United Stales senator IOWA FORECAST Fair tonight nnrt probably Tues ilny Somewhat warmerTuesday LOCAL STATISTICS American Sugar corporation weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 a Monday Highest Sunday fiS Desrees Lowest in NiKht 47 degrees At 8 a Monday fifi Degrees Rainfall Tracn Weather figures for period ending at S a TIL Sunday Saturday lowest in Night 50 Degrees At 8 a Sunday Sfi Degrees People who planned picnics for Sun day held them indoors Many a fur naco had a fire during tho day altho the dampness of the atmosphere made it seem colder than it really was the temperature only going down to 4 during Ihe nighl HOUSTON ASKS ONLY ON WHAT BALLOT CHIEF BATTLE TO BE ON FARM AID AND BOOZE PlatformMakers Attempt to Write Acceptable Plank Ry WKST Press Staff Writer TTOUSTON June 11 tho convention lime approaching June weelc tho question hero was Will it be Al Smith few short hours night Reynolds appeared to nltho thora were Sunday have K some who objected to the quality hcHlignrency which Marsh would brint into the Iowa organization The de cision CAUCUS Is scheduled for tonight icfore the gavel falls tho national convention in Jesso Tones specially constructed question has turned to this On what ballot will Smithhe nominated Reed supporters are still making loud boasts but Its In much the man ner of the hoy to keep up courage The disinterested view clear ly is that Al Smith has a long lead almost as much as Herbert Hoover had two weeks ago today at Kansas City The scenery is set for a land slide Tha Towa delegation about 30 strong arrived on tho scene late yes terday to add Iheir lall corn hallelu jah lo Ihe Smith crescendo Selection of a national committeeman was the problem Immediately facing the Inwann Clyde Herring present holder of that office being strenuously op posed by Dr Reynolds of Creston Wilbur Marsh and John T Sullivan of Waterloo were leading tlie fight for Reynolds while Harold Cooper of Marshalltown appeared to he in chnrsc of tho less organized Herring forces speedily democratic platform build ers busied thcmscIvps loflay in an ef fort to iron out differences over the controversial tion and farm relief A variety views on both subjects were presented and it was agreed that the resolutions committee facet T difficult task In writing planks which would harmonize these views Should it fail in that task fights on the convention floor ensue Overnight conferences between party leaders made It fauly clear that tho committee would write a strong law enforcement plank probably nam ing thG eighteenth amendment as did I ho republican convention at Kansas City May Not Satisfy Urya Such a plank is regarded as table to the supporters ot Gov Alfred 1C Smith but whether this woult satisfy the ultra drys remained to he tlelermfncd Several proposals for a wet declnra will he presented lo the platform OUSTON June again like a reunited company of old comrades the democracies of cast and west trooped into Houston today and joined hands under the high flung banners of Smith of New York Caucusing as they came ths fast gathering delegations to the national convention turned Into certainties many of the promjsos of support on which the Smith men nr9 relying for n quick nomination when the balloting begins later in the week An offer of 40 of Ohios 48 and the expectation oC simitar pledges from various other slates led the Smith Lieutenants to predict that before night fall he would have enough delegates openly and publicly pledged to him lo bury remaining opposition In a firat ballot landslide The one discordant note of the whole parade arose from a faroutnum bered contingent of dissenters drys and antiTammany and chiefly from the south But it was a shrill some what defiant note anrt It may be heard again from the floor of the convention which opens at noon tomorrow Antl Strength Only 200 Some of the Smith enthusiasts they based ports had lie sons states as Indiana Ohio Ne braska Kansas and Tennessee put the ultimate strength of Iho antiSmith rreconcilables at around 200 votes out of a convention total ot The antiSmithers themselves are claiming around 400 htit they refuse fo say from what states they hope to get the votes News of the wlllingess of tho Ohlo ans to swing 40 to Smith in Ihe first roll call preceded the delegation Into Houston Coincldentally the Smith people also heart that Indiana likewise after vot ing for Woollen in their turn on he alphabetical roll might switch I he bulk of her strength of 30 to the New Yorker if It would insure a first ballot nominatinn WITHIN 50 VOTES Gov N TO Alltcrt C of a COLUMN HAMPTON MAN HEADS LEAGUE 134 Present at Conference of Epworth Members at Plymouth PLYMOUTH Ttino hundred thirtyroilr young people from north ern Iowa were In attendance for two clays at the Waterloo District Epworth league convention here officers elected for the ensuing year were tho Rev Ralph Hall Collis of Hampton presldeYit Alice Dowden of Cedar Kails first vice president HOUSTON June Wind ins up almost in silence ono ot tha preconvention campaigns of a generation the supporters of jover nor Kmlth todny stood In UIB pre eminent position of having all but captured in advance tlio democratir national convention which opens to morrow and the presidential nomina tion which jroos with it As arriving delegates swelled by hundreds tha waiting phalanx holilnd the New Yorker it became apparent to his still defiant enemies that wan on the very threshold ot definite vic tory The boldest estimate of the minority strength against him left him within loss than 50 votes of the nomination Xo other man EO situated ever haa failed of a quick and decisive triumph Ko satisfied were his followers that many of them were talking more of a running mate for Smith than of first place on the ticket Woollen Prominently Mentioned OC the score of named brot into tha fast whirling preconvention gossip that of Evans Woollen Indianas fa TO s COLUMN i Dorothy Dixon vice president of Plymouth Heconri i Bcaulith GJllljjim of i Rockford third vice president Chcryil ShowaHer of Hampton fourth vice president Ruth Duncan of Klma sec retary Dorothy Hume of Kt Ansgar Mnrsli Mny Be Named j treasurer Kdilh Lalta of Cedar falls James M Parsons of Des Moiiies superintendent been regarded as the most likely lowi Speakers for tlio convention were selection for the platform committee President II 1 Bnrgslahler of Cornell hut It is understood that ho college JUss riwli inrlrWgc of stepped aside lo servo in his place let Wilbur Marsh The Waterloo man will insist It is said on a farm plank both definite and swe ping As a mailer of fad iat this time ifiiihiiil TiuJfa Dr Ralph Ward of hoo chow China accompanied by four Cliincse laymen two of whom are high principals in the only three issues which a contest of the vleo nomination and tho platform seclioiiH covennK agriculture nnd prohibition and with tho overwhelming desire fur promise ncciod wilh a i chow China high no a student one cnn house In FCJO Pooplo used tr KO ir the lo simly wild life hut its not necessary lo Rr ihrre for thnl purpofp mv longer TURN TO IAGli 5 1 J Hannibal Courierrust AUNT HET By Robert Quillen You can always tell when a man is hungry for pettin He acts penitent an humble an talks about how low clown an noaccount he ;