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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 26, 1928, Mason City, Iowa MOftTH DAILY NEWSPAPER fox rfff HoMf AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAL EDITIOH XXXV UNITED PRliSb AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRKSS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO 224 PENING SESSION IS OVER IN 29 MINUTES tGREEMENT IS PROSPECT ON ID FOR FARMS Dr Reynolds Wins Place on Committee MARSH Question May Have to Be Settled in Convention By JAMES L WEST Associated Press Staff Writer PUSTON June days of preliminary skirmishing ijse charged with framing the I02S fliocratic national platform turned jay to their real work with appar tly but a single rift in the clouds disagreement over the prohibition link I Extreme views on the wet and dry pstion were presented by several tlern stales on the one hand and solid south on the other with Jipe prospects that only the convcn n itself could settle the Issue altho ry effort will be made to compose differences in the committee Ihcie seemed to be a pretty general Cement on the farm relief and tier planks in Ihe platform which nator Key PIttman of Nevada who J o be chairman ot the resolutions limmitlee said he hoped to hold down words the shortest party dc uation in several decades Proiiibilioti Conferences si minute conferences on the pro questionwere held by Gov ly ot Texas Josephus Daniels itary ot the navy in the Wilson nistration Senator Carter Glass Gov Harry Flood Byrd of Virgin nd representatives from Georgia ilssippi and other southern states agreed that there should be a law ircement plank naming the elgh amendment and pledainff the Britt Student on Way to Arctic Nearly Misses Boat to The Pas While Listening to Iowa Station GORDON C ARMSTRONG AL NEEDS BUT FEW VOTES TO by Its state convention ftnd in led former Secretary Daniels Its feentatlve on the platform corn to fight tor its adoption and Tng in that to submit a minority ort to the convention Georgia and las also went on record for strong nks while Senator Glass prepared the Virginia plank for brccment Talk of Modification iTaryland New York New Jersey I several oilier stales were ready lo lit for a plank declaring al ieast TO s UUAMN s MURPHY ira Supreme Court Refuses Alter Verdict of For mer Waukon Man 3ES MOINUS June va supreme court loday affirmed second conviction of D J Murphy llmci Waukon banker under scn for uttering a forged instru nt Murphy is now serving a sentence Jlho slate penitentiary for a similar fcnse ihe court also affirmed the sen of Anthony Petrelli convicted kpolk county district court on a ge of nossessing burglary tools Opponents Still Have Faint Hopes of Victory By PAUL F HAUPEKT Associated Press Stuff HOUSTON June E Smilh enters the democrats na tional convention nearly SO short ot the nominating mark but he is as sured ot so many more whenever ho leeds them that his friends and many of his political foes regard his nomina tionas Inevitable Allho his managers had given no indication that they were trying to bring about the New York governors selection on the first roll call there were predictions that this would From some quarters however came forecasts that two or more ballots vould be required and here and there literend opponents of the New orker clung to the belief that in ome way ho could be headed oft More Fnvorltc Sons Overnight s cvalnew favorite son andidatcs hnd sprung up Senator at Harrison was put in the field by he Mississippi delegation The 40 delegates from Texas mustered under he banner ot Jesse H Jones Chief Justice Watts oi South Carolina was EDITORS NOTE This is the fourth of a scries of articles written for the GlobeGazette by Gordon C Armstrong Brltt who with throe other University ol Jowa students is on an expedi tion up the Kanzal river in the Arctic The oilier explorers arc Pcdcr C Bcddum Crystal Lake John D Fuller Keokuk and Max J Kane Iowa City By GORDON C ARMSTRONG ABOAHD THE NEPAMIN ISnroute iito The are at Cumber land house an old fort and now a trad ing post We have been here about two hours unloading supplies The Pas is about 100 milesfrom here by miles straight across The boat is a steam paddler and has been pushing a large boat all the way up here We boarded the boat last night at 0 p m I nearly missed the boat as I was across the river from the docks in the radio station the Western Canada Air Ways The operator is a Canadian Ham and I arranged a schedule with him ior three nights a week He has 100 watts power and works with Winni and Cold Lake a mine 100 miles north of the Pas The Flm ffion mines have a station to carry on communication with the Pas AVright the operator of 4DW said ha would be glad to handle our press and personal messages That company operates 4 seaplanes up here to take the prospectors up into the They look pretty when they come skimming down on the lake Trouble Finding Cancel had quite finding cgrr as no record of tnejr arrival had been received The Hud son Bay company finally found them When we left the boat we had so much stuff that we forgot our 3030 rifle We hailed a fellow In n boat pow orctl by a Johnson speed motor and he n turn hailed the fastest speed boat on the river 10 miles an hour He tore down tho river to the Pas got our rifle out of the Hudson Bay boat and came back up the river at full speed to overtake us He wouldnt take cent and later we find it was the president of the company who opcr Hted this He stud it was just a pleasure ride Heard Spencer Station T tuned in last night and heard OCHN at Spencer la Tonight WGY Des Moines Man Loses Out by Vote of 17 to By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Managing Editor OUI3TON June H PEDER c WEATHER AGAIN DELAYS RESCUE OF MOBILE MEN bur W Marsh of Water loo once a reigning mon arch in national democratic affairs but submerged even in state politics for the past half dozen years was back in power again today In the Iowa delegation cau cus this forenoon the Marsh ticket went thru without a hitch and Clyde Herring who with Ed Meredith has been at the democratic helm these past four years was ietired as national committeeman by a ote of 17 to 8V5 in favor of r J W Reynolds of Creston Mrs TV S Ellev of Sigourncy Trying the Marsh blessing was elect I national committeewoman to sue eed Mrs Madge ONeill ot Columbus unction and Mr mlth man In for him the Tpwd JTiemberEhJp on the na Trial of Col Stewart Set or October Oil Man Says Not Guilty to Three Counts of Perjury WASHINGTON June Bobert W Stewart arraigned in the District ot Columbia supreme court on charges of perjury today pleaded not guilty and his trial was set foi Oct S Frank J Hogan Stewarts counsel Insisted that the chairman of the board ot the Indianas Standard Oil com pany bo placed on trial tomorrow saying his client was innocent anc Will Rogers HOUSTON June listen want to givo you all a little tip The minute you read this run right to the radio and get tho Houston convention Now I know they are all terrible to listen to ordinarily but get the keynote speech this bird Claude Bowers 1 I was tho first one that suggest ed him for this Job when I fol lowed him at the Jackson day din ner In Washington last spring He Is a bear you havent heard the republicans called anything till you hear this fellows comedy ora tory facts sense Shut off on all the other pro grams and you will thank me for tipping you oft to this guy He makes the republicans pretty near as bad as they are thats how good he Is Yours for straight tips WILL ROGERS Copyright 1928 Justice Frederick Sidclons re plied that the court was adjourning or a summer recess and the first available date for hearing the case The GlobeGazette Offers a Booklet Our Presidents A candidate who may be our next president is about to be nominated fit a national party convention j3very American will ba Interested n reading the story of all the presi ilcnts prepared in brief booklet form by our Washington informa ion bireau l contains the por rait of every president with hls ory of their lives their elections ind their outstanding public serv ices It will bring you up to date m the presidency and on past elec tions at a glance A copy for any reader is avail pie at six cents postage and hand 1 Use the coupon r brot out ns the favorite of the 18 del egates from that state In addition at caucuses the Indiana delegation decided to stand by Wool len the Kansas delegates by Ayres ind thetwo dozen Tcnncsscans by Hul and tha Alabama delegates de cided to split their votes among George Hull Donahey Jones and Woollen These developments some lave TLKN TO PAGE i COLUMN 3 CONVENTION TO BE ON 2 CHAINS 59 Stations Included in Two Hookups to Broadcast Proceedings HOUSTON June chains comprised of 50 stations ncluding WHO Des Moinnes and Council Bluffs today were to carry proceedings of the democratic national convention into the homes of millions Fortyone stations were linked in n the national broadcasting company chain while 13 units made up tho Columbia Broadcasting system Party May Be Forced to Remain on Ice for Month OSLO Norway June rescue party at Virgo Bay nov fears that it will bo impossible to savi the rest o Nobilesparly and the Swedish flyer E Lundborg marooned off Northeast Land fo Ihreoor four weeks It is hoped however that the Ic will soon break up sufficiently t make possible the landing of n larg seaplane to take off the whole partj in one group The group has provisions for a least a month and food can be rtroppe from airplanca If necessary Fog Delays Rescue Flyers Advices filed from Ihfl base slil Quest at Virgo Bay at n oclock thi morning stated that there was wind but that a heavy fog made a flying impossible Hopes of finding Dr Finn Malm Kien Ihe Swedish meteorologist an iis two companions Cnpt Albeil InrJano and Capt Fillppo Zappl wh eft tho Nobile parly may 30 in an a cmpt to reaclj land on foot ave fa ng daily Airplane rcconaissancr lavs been made all over the plpci vhich thn party could possibly hav Frederic J HasUIn Director The Mason City GlobeGazette jff Information Bureau Washington D C I I enclose herewith 6 cenls In coin or stamps for a copy of tlie booklet PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES Name r jClty encouraged of theSmith who been striving to keep enough votes awny from the leading candidate o wear down his strength after a few jallots They also have been hoping hat the Arkansas and Oklahoma dele tfURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 4 YANK KIDNAPERS Graham McNamee will be the an for the national chain J Andrew White heads tha Columbia slaff The National Broadcasting company chain includes WEAK and WNYC in NeV STork KSD St Louis WflO DCS Moines WOW Omaha WDAF Kansas City WKBH am KTW Chicago MCCO Minneapolis The Columbia System Includes WOR New Tork WMAQ Chicago St Iouis KMBC Kansas City and KOIL council Bluffs tonal platform committee Healy Is Chairman reached To add to the difficulty oC their situation they only had provi sions up to June 21 and it Is regarded as douhttnl If they would be able to ivo off the game or fish that they might come across The Italian plane Marina I which has arrived In Tromsoe will remain there until tomorrow and then will To Mike Healy of Fort Dodge blin rator went the delegation chalrmar hip which has been held jointly b larsh and Senalor Steck who ha prevented by illness from attend ng the convention The principal fight of ho caucus iside from thnl over I ho national con nil Icemans job which hnd hccn larg1 y battled out in advance of the cau resulted from the diverge as to what form Iowas recon mendntions for a farm relief plnnk i he platform should lake Mr Mars wns insistent that there should he i open indorsement of the McNar llaiificn principle without actual naming the bill T K Diamond of Sheldon in a fici iddrcss in which be referred to tl hiep service of thn McNIders ar IIaugens contended for a fnrni plai ot positive and sweeping charade George Finch of Sioux Cily insiste that the McNaryHuugen bill he named and Mrs Nora Oohcen of Cal mar echoed this sentiment referring to the former as a drowning man ready to grasp at any straw Woulii Kill Support Frank Howard of IStma declared that commitment to Ihe Vlnugcn bill would kill all chances for republican support which the democratic tiokct must have to carry lowii he discounted its popj arity even nmbng farmers A motion y Richard Mitchell of Fort Dodge for sensible farm plank was finally idoptcd Mr Marsh being left largely o his own discretion relative to nam ng the equalization fee of the Kaugen jill A plank proposal by W Hou sol of Humboldt governorship nomi nee was read In tho caucus and turned was October Stewart was released under bond Wanted Immediate Trinl Stewart hurried here from New ork where he received word of his dictmcnt and apcaring unannounced court and demanded an Immediate ial t am sorry I did not get he aid The indictment is part of tho olitical propaganda of which 1 have ccn a He hurried away from the court ouse with his counsel after declining o say more about the charges against Im Stewart was indicted yesterday on hrce counts of perjury growing out of ils testimony before the senate oi ommittce during Ita Investigation ol ha disposition of the liberty bond ol company Got Bonds The indictment charged that Stew REACTION FROM HOME IS FELT AT CONVENTION KEYNOTER IS SCHEDULED TO SPEAKJT Prohibition Big Issue as Platform Group Goes to Work By BYRON PRICE Associated Press Stiff Writer SAM HOUSTON HALL HOUSTON June democratic na tional convention whose major decisions were all but made efore it ever convened began lere today in an opening ses on so brief that it was over efore the delegates got settled n their seats art had testified he knew nothing ot the disposition of tho bonds by the continental whereas in fact the re ceived of them Stewarts counsel charged that the indictment was tho result ot out rageous abuse of court professes for political and Invoked he case Stewart two weeks ago wns found not guilty on of having refused tn answer qncptlons asked by the committee List rys Claim Telegrams Pour in Warning Delegates By FRANCIS M STEPHENSON Associated Tress Staff TTOUSTON O to the lirifr of wSntlniJ today on a reaction back home to stiffen the rvaverlng ranks threaten ing to decide the issue for the New York governor in the democratic con ventlon It bns developed COURT DELAYS DODGE MERGER Minority Stockholder Ob jects to Motor Com bine NHW YORK June tcmporjiLy Injunction issued in behal of a minority stockholder of Dodge J3rothcrs automobile manufac tuiers today threatened the 100 merger o lhu company with th Clnjslrr coniornlion It forbade th transfer of assets pending a hearing oilay Tiie Injunction wna taken out In the nama of Col Calvin H Goddard Richmond holder of 100 prefet ence shares of Dodge stock but Hous Holthiisen and McCloskey his lawyers said they represented holders of shares or 7 per cent of the preferenc that part of the strategy of the southern drys has been a campaign with home folks and they Insist there has been R veritable dehiR2 of telegrams pouring in during last few hours to delegates pro sting against Smith At the same timo ficfalor Reed ot issouri is going abend with hla Ivo as he promised mid ills modest lorn high up in the Rice hotel con mios as tho center ot many a con irenco during the last ditch battle Reed n Oklalionm Reed nnd his friends are centering leir attention on Oklahoma always ounled by them as their state which is delayed until tomorrow Its decl on on how to cast its first vote Both mlth and Heed men on the delcga nn were claiming victory today The 0 voles arc hound by the majority nder the unit rule Decision of Kansas Texas and Mlss gsippi last night to sland pat for their ivorito sons in opening round ut new heart into the opposition vhlch is convinced that it it can with Mexican Official Hopes to Rescue Americans From Rebels GUADALAJARA Jalisco June 26 Bobadillii chief of slaft of the military command ant announced today that the insur gents who kidnaped the American mining men W M Mitchell and John F Hooper had been located at El Salvador near Tequila Troops wero concentrated tn the district and today were throwing a cordon around it They hoped to rescue the prisoners without paying the ransom do manded proceed to Spitsbergen to centralize search for Uoaltl Amundsen missing Norwegian explorer and Rene Gull baud commander of the French hy droairplane which dropped out of sight Juno IS Nohilft Denies Interviews Gen Umberto Nobile worn out by the privations ot tha past month am MufCeiing from n broken leg is resting In bed aboard the base ship Crlta JD Milano at Virgo Bay under careful at tention for his injuries and is being rccpt as free as possible from the wor ries of he rescue groups over their difficulties Efforts to obtain an interview with the general todny were in vain Cap tain Uamajjia of the Citta Dl Milano permitting no one to see the general The half dozen rescue planes hero ura being held down hy fog Fear for tlic safety of the standed radio party is not acute however for the group has plenty of food having killed sev tho weapons JlTnjor Madiin jver to Mr Marsh to assist him In pre senting the Iowa farm relief viewpoint Perfunctory addresses praising the services of Mr Herring and Mrs ONeill were made by Fred Blovmnn ol Deeornh and John r Tinley of Council Bluffs Miles Ts ncKlectcn Frank Miles wns rcclcirtert secre tary oC tho delegation and Dr Rey nolds was chosen to succeed John TUKN TO PAGE R COLUMN stock Last midnight had been fixed as th final hour for the deposit of Dod stock and tho bankers hnd expecte to announce today whether the me rr would ho put into immediate e cct Mr Chrysler stipulated whe m merger plan was entered Int mt at leant ftO per cent of the ou landing stock be deposited hefo plan became eralpolar bears with dropped last week by leni and the Swedish leader Captain Tornlicrg Is Killed by Train FORT ATKINSON June Digit J Relsinger 37 station operator for the Milwaukee railroad at Jackson Junction near hcre was instantly killed shortly nfter 11 oclock last nlghl when the car in which she was ildlnK was struck by No 22 eastbound Milwaukee passenger train The cmWHS demolished The woman whose homo was in Ft Atkinson worked nights and drove back and forth to her work Another more or less durable mys Brooklyn 030 000 10 0 lery Is what if anything the ordinary Koston 001 OOfl 0001 11 dance Clark and Henllnc Delaney Hoi j lingsworth and Taylor i Boston Bows to Brooklyn 5 to 1 in First Contest BROOKLYN June I lyn defeated Boston fi to 1 tn the first game of a doubleheacler here today I Inlerprellvo lion Herald IOWA FORECAST Increasing clquilincss with prob able showers in west portion late tonight nml Wedncsilny ami in cast pnrllon Wednesday slightly warmer in narlli and ccnlral por tions tonight LOCAL STATISTICS American Sngnr corporation wcath er figures for 21 hour period ending a S a m Tuesday Highest Mumlny 1 Ixmesl in Night M Degrees At 8 A Jr Tiiesclnj 62 Tho weather man held out Just i litlle promise Tuesday for warnic wcalhcr The temperature at fa Ilio wnrmoKt it has been at Ilia hour for a week Leaving the keynote speech sual magnet of opening day Interest or an evening session the convention lerely went thru tho motions oC get ng itself and then af er a session ot 29 minutes recessed ntil p m The only convention hnll thrill was ot a part ot the session Itself nrief Smith Demonstration It was a short demonstration for Al Smith put on by Impromptu demo crats from Herbert Hoovers state of The solid Smith California delegation raised a big pic ture ot their man high above their place In the convention floor and R cheer went up to the rafters from tha legion of linensuited Smith men on the sweltering convention floor and their summery clad compan V i from all over the great hall as the chairman an nounced with parliamentary rap idity of a machine gun that the or ganizationsponsored motion for a re cess had carried Now that they weie at It many days of travel south ward nnrt room wnillnsr His delegates seemed to like it and want to go on with It heat or no hciit Plutforin Group to Worlc A newly appointed platform commit tee will wrestle forward during the next 24 bourn In the hope of getting n prnhjhi flnor finished product including n lion plank tlint may avoid fight ready by tomorrow or tomorroiv nicrhl Altho thn convention officials for got lo fo Ibru tho molions of furninl ly giving convention approval to the new committee Us members already been designated by the various state and they aro ready to go to work Informally Tho keynote will be virtually thi only business of the evening session Votingfor R presidential canrtidatn probably will not begin before Thurs day or Friday There wrmcrt llttln doubt in tin minds of the delegates ns they cairm together that the party standiirrl hear er would bn Smith of New York and of th msy A pep meeting yesterday pro speeches fiom delegates from nany sections with Al Smith as the target Daniel Roper South Carolina who ms spoken for Inn group Is under stood to have perfected an organlza tion for floor work in the convention Roper Is one of the McAdoo faction of 1324 and several of those reported to be aligned with him In the battle against Smith today were In the Me Adoo camp In former days But there is no mention of McAdoo In their meet Ings today Their fight Is based prohibition Hopes for Soiilh anil West The Sunilny statement of Senator Reed on prohibition declaring that the TURN TO PAGE5 fl COMJMX fi and tho laws Such n program promised likewisa the pstlmntion of the vast major ity to bn carried thru the convention with a great hurrah but underneath thcrrj lingered after all the confer ences and caucusing nf the precon ventinn period an undeniable resldut of southern bitterness against both Smith and the prohibition tenets of his convention managers right for Pry Planlis Looms This feeling promises to assert It self later In a southernled floor fight for a hnne dry plank and In n Work of Inst ditch voles Rgalnst Smith him self when for the presidency TtTRV TO PAGE 8 COMJMX Rogers Calls on Noted Democrats at Conveution By WILL KOGKRS Special Correspondent HOUSTON June is begin ning to look like a convention If all the democrats here voted the same ticket why nny candidate could be elected Kvcrybody has on a linen or Paint beach suit not white tho It was once If persfiration was mar ketahle commodity Ihe parly could pay off tlic national deficit rite Rice liolel lobby is so packed I have reached up and mopped three oilier perspiring brows before f could find my own There Is a nice cool breeze blowing outside down here all Ihe time hut nobody will go outside It looks like all a convention I Just to swpnt on each other The Inhby is sn irnwrtcd that part of I ho New j 1ork Selesution cant say a word badges If iU the bndges urme laid end t0 end tlicjr would reach to tlic white house When Presidents Were Presidents Was tip in Barney room last He was busy unpacking his blank checks getting ready for the deficit Admiral Dr Clrayson was with him We talked tiil daylight of Die times when presidents wcrn presidents Wns at funch with Mrs Woodrow Wil son at Jessie Jones home on lop one of his cloud tickers Wonderful place The only home I have soeu to beat It wns Fhlllipss Buckingham pal ico in Tulsn Okla Mrs Wilson looks wonderful and Is as pleasant and charming as ever Had a long chnt with young Gov Moody Dan is for Smith If Smith TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 3 AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Even if a woman mar vies the right man she has spells in rainy weather when its gettin along to wards night when she pines for some kind o love she dont ;