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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 4, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Generally fair tonight and Saturday preceded by unsettled tonight In east portion Much cooler in the extreme east portion slightly cooler in central portion Rising temperatures Satur day in extreme west portion AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL XXXV BTVTB CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edllea for the MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY TJNITBB PRESS AND NBWB SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 179 COQUDGE EXPECTED TO VETO HAUGEN BILL Japanese Order Warships 46 ARE KILLED IN FIGHT WITH NATIONALISTS Tokyo Dispatches Troops to Aid in Guarding Foreigners BULLETIN TOKXO May Japanese navy office ordered war ships lo proceed to various ports along tile Yantse river and hi south China today as a precaution against any Chinese outbreaks such as have occurred at Tsinan fu Four additional destroyers were ordered to Tslngtao alone BULLETIN TOKYO May dispatches from Tslnan today said that the Chinese nationalist forces reopened their atack at 2 a m when large numbers attempted to rush tho Japanese line of defense Japanese and other foreigners living outside the town were re ported to have been massacred Because of unsettled conditions the extent of the outrages could not he learned The fighting continued Intense ly for three hours after which It diminished May 45 Jap anese soldiers slain and many Jap yiese civlians murdered in Tslnan of Shantung the Japanese gov moved rapidly today lo deal a serious situation la cabinet decided to order a Dt wjn gvuui jo n a xpanesei Jess retorts front nan statpd Wjt the Japanese com nder there with Gen Jiang KalSheli commander In chlof the nationalists who occupied on May 1 IM Japanese Protect Foreigners Japanese troops were protecting all foreigners as well as their own nation alsIn the city It was assumed there lore that the Americana who had re mained there atter most British and American residents went to Taingtao were inside the protected area The Japanese commander was hopeful that order would ba restored soon Six Japanese officers were Included among the 4f members of the Japa nese expeditionary force who were killed Many were wounded no esti mate was available of the Chinese cas ualties altho they were believed to be heavy The Jauanese civilians were stated to have been massacred to the east of the city Sends Big Force to Shantung Japan sent a large force into Shan tung before the nationalist drove the j northern armies from the capital I They were to protect Japanese na tionals and their commander insisted that railway between Tslnan and Tsingtaj be kept open during hostili ties between north and south China It Is understood that the Japanese reached an agreement with the na tionalist leaders after the occupation of Tslnan but later word came that the nationalist command was unable to restrain his men who were loot city promiscuously the city promlscuoui Altho latest dispatcher that the worst of tv Wer Chinese were sta rouble was to be loot LUMN 8 The GlobeGazette Offers Baseball Rules in Compact Form If the wrong batter takes his place at bat and knocks a home run and the mistake Is not dis covered by opponents until another batter has gone out what is done aboutit Thli ictuolly happened in a me Players and specta tors dfl id the decision at the iey did not know the rules a rulebook at hand The baseball for ready reference needed both by play ers and fans Use the coil n Frederic J Haskin Director The Mason Cfty GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I enclose herewith 6 cents In coin or stamps for a copy of the booklet BASEBALL RULES Name Street City NEGRO TO CONGRESS Oscar DePriest Negro former county commissioner and alder man Chicago 1ms nominated by the congressional committee of the first Illinois district to bo re publican candidate for congress man in tho vacancy caused by the deafh of Martin B Madden if elected he will IK tho first negro to sit in the national assembly in more than a quarter of a century GOTHAM BROKER SEEK ING CAUSE Foul Play Suspected in Death of C R Winant at Prince ton Club NEW TORK May nelius H Winant stock broker and Brother of former Gov John G Winant of New Hampshire died last night at the Princeton club under cir cumstances which caused a police in vestigation today Dazed and bleeding from the nose ind with scratches on his face Wi nant entered the club oclock and died two hours later Dr Charles Korrls chief medical examiner ordered an autopsy when le noted a bruised nose and a possi ble fracture of the skull Detectives said Winant had been ab sent from his room at the Hotel Wes ton lor several clays and had been drinking hcavlly They started an In spection of severalknown speakeasies on the theory that he had been at tacked Winant 31 years old and a mem ber of the class of 1918 at Princeton was one of the first men to Join the American field ambulance corps an organization of college men which served with the allied armies driving their own ambulances in the early days ot the war He enlisted In 1915 He served with Section 3 on the weat orn front and was gassed He was one of a group of eight men In his unit cited for gallant action In picking up wounded around Monastlr under heavy shelling in May 1917 Ha also received the croix da guerre After Americas entry war he became a captain In the U S army engineers He was captured by the 3ermans early In 1318 later escaping rom a prison camp at Glcssen and making his way on foot and without ood for two days Into Holland owa Inventor Claims New Style Motor Which Will Develop High Speed DBS MOINE3 May experimenting 14 years Barney Christiansen local inventor claims to lava discovered a new principle of power which will make possible a motor capable of propelling airplanes at 500 miles an hour He believes that both airplane and automobile transportation would be revolutionized by the motor a tur bine typo which Christiansen claims will develop more than 200 horsepow er for 100 pounds of weight Fuel economy and light weight are the advantages Sells jlcnville Garage GLENVILLE May non Budlong has soid his Interest In the BcrgBtidlonsr garage to Atvln Berg and it will now ho known as he Berg garage hinese Attack EVA GIBBS POOR OVERSEER HERE DIES SUDDENLY Was Pioneer Nurse in M Held County Office i 14 Years Eva Glbbs 60 one of the pioneer nurses of Mason City and overseer oC the poor for Cerro Gordo county for 14 years diad at 4 oclock Thursday afternoon at a local hpspltal where she was taken Tuesday while suffering from the effects of a severe cold The funeral will be held at the Con rregatlpnal church Saturday after loon at oclock Dr W L Dlbole elng in charge Burial will be In Elm wood cemetery The body will lie in state at the church from 1 oclock until the time of the funeral The cause of death was salfl by phy ilclans to have been pulmonary em bolism She became ill a week ago but continued to go on with the work of her office at the courthouse until ihe waa forced to talce to a bed Even after being brot to the hos pital she continued to attend to vari ous cases under her care and only an hour before her death asked attend ants at the hospital to bring her rec ords of several persons who were there Came Hele in 1874 Miss Gibbs had lived In Ccrro Gordo county since 1874 She was born in Rockford Oct 8 1867 tho daugh ter of Mr and Mrs William GlbbW tUraJjeohobl near Gibbs received her early education Later she took nurses training at Northwestern hospital at Minneapolis sustaining herself Afterwards she toolc a summer course at the Univer sity of Iowa and another at Chicago iYom that time until she accepted tho position of overseer of the poor in the county 14 years ago she was a trained nurse a role In which she Is remembered by hundreds She was presented with a diamond ring by the city for meritorious service during a smallpox epidemic about 30 ago She worked among the sick at the city pest house until she herself contracted the disease with tho result that she was in bed for seven weeks Had Considerable Property At the time of her death Miss Gibbs was said to have had considerable property Including a farm In Can ada a home on North Federal avenue and a cottage at Clear Lake At the time of her death she was living at CSS Bast State street Misa Gibbs left a number of brothers and sisters who are Mrs IdaPeter son Mrs Florence Huglios and Lewis bs Lano S Fred Gibbs Washington state George Gibbs Min neapolis and Mrs Lenora Stewart and Mrs Clara Wlleher Mason City Her brother Lewis Gibbs arrived Friday anrt is aiding In the prepara ions for the funeral Miss Gibbs work as overseer of the soar had been characterized as one hat had devotion to duty a knowl edge of the law governing the cases she was confronted with and an in timacy with conditions that made her an efficient administrator for the loor relief In the city according to ler associates Place Difficult to Fill Transcending criticism she worked diligently earnestly sincerely and un selfishly and was an able administra or for poor relief according to mem ers of the hoard of supervisors un der whom she worked The loss caused by the death of TUUX TO PAGE IS COLUMN 8 President Gives Air Medals to Bremens Crew Our Weather Man GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at oclock a m Friday Highest Thursday 18 Decrees Jxwest in Night 45 Degrees At A M 16 Degrees Rainfall Inches One of the most beneficial rains of Ihe season descended Thursday after noon and night The GlobeGazettes government rain gauge registered nlmost an Inch and a half The wind ind shifted Into the northwest Fri day morning and it was chilly Central Press teleplioto of President toolidge giving distinguished flying crosses to he hrce members of crow of the Brpnimi fiinfc ui s o the crew of the Bremen nonstop Attentto flyers on the lawn of the white house Washington right in tho photo arc President foolidge pinning he medal of von Huenefeld Capt Koehl Jnnies ntmmurlee F Trubee Davlson assistant secretary of war for aeronautics WllBam Cracken assistant secretary of commerce for aviation BRITISH SHIP Vessel Which Struck Grecian Boat Going Down Crews to Be Rescued LONDON May Brit ish warship Bacchus after sinking the Greek ship loannin Fafalios at neon today filled with water ana tills afternoon was herself reported sink ing In the channel off the Ise of Wight The crew of the Bacchus after pick ing up tho crew of Ilia Grecian vessel hemselves had to take lo their boats Rescue considered imminent asmuch as the accident occurred in he lane of considerable travel tin number of other ships wore known 0 be near A message from tho steamer Baron Maclay said H M S Bacchus wants assistance Am near him Can see him sinking by tho head The admiralty ordered two tugs from Portland to the scene and reported that H M S Tiger was nlrcady in tho vicinity Details of the accident have ieen received here WIND WRECKED ARE A GETS RAIN Northwest Part of State Drenched Following Dam age by Wind DES MOINES May Northwest 3own which was visited Wednesday night in limited localities by destructive wind squalls last night was drenched hy n heavy rnln the government weather bureau hero re ported today Tho rainfall amounted to only a sprinkle In southeast Official reports for 24 hours ending at 7 a showed the heaviest rain at the following points AHa hchos Stoux City Atlantic Fort Dodge Esthervillc Forest City Becorah 05 Carroll 90 and Inwood 91 Curtis Goff and Hull State Willingness to Testify on Fund Fraud WASnrimTOX May AP Senator Curtis of Kansas and GofC of West Virginia candidates for tho re publican presidential nomination ami Representative Hull 6t Tennessee nn aspirant to the democratic nomina tion today advised tho special campaign funds Investigating cum nittee that they would bo glad to ip oar nnd give their testimony at ime callerl upon to do so Whit Giyies Bond Address Highway Engineer Explains Indebtedness to Follow Adoption of Issue GARNI3R May White chief engineer of the state highway commission addressed Garner citi zens on he subject of good roads Thursday evening in the Lyric thea ter Mr White covered three points on roads since 3U3 explained the bond issue now before the public nnri told Hancock countys relation to the Hnd Issue Mr While on explaining the bond issue stressed these two points first tho enliio cost of the bonds is to be paid hy the automobile owners not by a property lax second the chansB from county bond Issuo to stale bond Issue is not a nlestian of a Pay ns you go plan or a state plan There are H counties which will lave morn than In bonds y tho Pay as you go plan is already demolished he said There will be county bonds outstanding in As the con struction program ia outlined under the county bond plan it will tako 1G eaia to complete the work while un der the state bond act it will be com pleted In six years Mr While ex plained Never to Exceed 100 Million At no time shall the total indebt edness exceed This In cludes county and state Ur White repeated There will be county indebtedness which TURN TO PAGE IB COIAJMN 8 Will Rogers HOCK SPRINGS May Left Omaha this morning for little flight and as I happened to get a tallwind 1 kept right on com ing Will soon be In Salt Lake and will make Beverly Hills tonight Thats some traveling Going to California to see that they dont have a recount on Smith and Hoover like they did on Hughes that time Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright ENDURANCE HOP TO START AGAIN New Yorker Forced Down by Gas Leak Will Make New Effort MITCHEL FIELD X May by his first single handed attempt to set a new endur ance flight record Lieut RoyaL V Thomas plans to try again soon Forced down when the dump valve his pis tank opened allowing escape of his fuel he said ho would off on a new attempt as soon is he had a little sleep am his mono ulanc Reliance could bo put Into con dition again On bis flight which ended last night it eiistcm daylight time he fell ilmost 20 hours abort of tho worlds endurance record Ho was In tho nlr 15 hours 2o minutes and 19 secontts TTo set a now record for sustained iolo flight betloring by almost Iwoj lours mark or Col Chnrles A Lindbergh in his flight to Purls last May North Iowa Correspondents Are GlobeGazette Guests Nearly 15n news writers were pres ent at the GlobeGazettes news writ crs school sessions oC which were held in the Chamber of Commerce rooms Friday Tlie correspondents from the NorlU Iowa towns gathered first at 0 oclock in the chamber auditorium and listened to a discussion news writ Ingprinciples hy H r Metcalf of Ames Mr Metcalf conducted a sort of ronnil table discussion which participated in hy the listeners The meeting was opened by W Hall nanaging editor or the GlobeGazette who introduced Mr Molealf Oilier Here Tn addition to the correspondents and farm news writers a few north Iowa editors wcrn present notably H Mill of the Mitchell County Press Osage I L Stewart of the Franklin County Recorder Hampton ami Wil iam Sturdivnnt Wesley NewsWorld Wesley Mr Alctcalf at Ihe morning session devoted his remarks chiefly to the problems confronting the country cor respondents and furnished them with valuable information and aiivice with regard to their work Attend Luncheon At noon the correspondents and oth ers were guests of tho GlobeGazette at luncheon served In tha basement of the First Baptist church by the women of the congregation At this luncheon the following persons gave brief talks Editors Hill Stewart Stur tlivant the Rev Thomas P Shaffer Northwooil M A Smith Meservey Marlon Olson county ngent and Lee PLoomls business manager of the GlobeGazette who spoke about the recent gathering of the Associated Press members in New York City following the luncheon an hour of discussion was held under tho direc tion of Mr Metcalf and at 2 oclock a group of Junior college and high school students attendee thp session Later ihe isitors were shown thru the GlobeGazette plant after which the club women news writers wcro en tertained by the womans editor NOBILES SHIP TAKES FUEL AT VADSOEJORWAY Stops Enroute to Arctic Flight Started at Stolp Yesterday VADSOE Norway May The dirigible Italia landed here safely at oclock this morning from Stolp Germans more than miles away The airship will be refueled here be fore it carries Gen Umberto Mobile and his expedition to Kings Bay Spits bergen for another conquest at the Arctic wastes The flight was begun at Stolp at a m yesterday The crew of a government steamer and troops were called out at Vadsoe to assist in bring ing the craft to earth The weather was good with a light freeze Hangar Damaged by Storm OSLO Norway Mey vices from Kings Bay Spitsbergen to day unJjJ shelter triedlrgTble Italia how at Vadsoe had been damaged b a storm recently Many persons wer working to repair It la preparatioi Cor the ItaJias coming The prevailing weather at King has been unsettled n fine da being followed by a stormy one Grief Over Death of Husband Prompts Wife to Die on Anniversary DAVENPORT May over the death of her husband who died on her birthday seven years ago prompted Mrs Ernma Untiedt B4 to end her life on the anniversary of her husbands death today Relatives found her body hanging from a clothes llnj in the basement at her home hero After icaifi of her hiinbiind Mrs Untierit continued tn live alone In tlin house which the couple had oc cupied death anrl recovered from Ihe fact that his death occurred on her birthday WALSH GIVES UP PRESIDENT RACE Montana Candidate Demo crat Makes Known His Formal Withdrawal WASHINGTON May Senator Walsh of Montana today for nally withdrew his candidacy for the democratic presidential nomination Writing to one of his chief support rs W W McDowell tho Montana enator said lha result Of the primary n California quite clearly indicated hat the democrats desiro Governor Smith AS their So decisive I3 thB letter added following action in stales that might e expected to send delegates to the onvention out of harmony with his nndiclaoy as to demonstrate to my the futility of advancing the laims of any other to party leader hip In the ensuing HOUSE PASSES FARM MEASURE BY204J21VOTE ncludes Long Disputed EqualizationFee Senate to Adjust BULLETIN WASHINGTON May The senate today received the farm relief bill passed yesterday by lie Iiouse and ordered It sent lo conference for adjustment of differences between ho sonato anrt house XTA3HINGTON Mar McNaryHnugen farm relief bill entered the last Inp of Its iegls atlve Journey to the white house For the second consecutive year he measure wilh Its disputed oqual zatlon fee for crop stabilization waa pproved last night by the house The vote was 204 to 121 Th bill now must go back to enate for a smoothing of minor Ifferenoes These ara expected to ronefl out quickly and President Cool dge then will bo forced to pass again upon a farm relief plan containing ft irovlslon which prompted him to veto ast yeara bill Loss Than TwoThirds Alajorlty The house vote 13 less than he two thirds majority that would nquired to override preldential dls pnroval which administration leaders reely predict will forthcoming ha senate several weeks ago ap proved the measure In a slightly dlt erent form by a vote of 53 to 2 or i few more than the necessary two thirds A aco puwed COUNCIL BLUFFS MANJSJJUILTY Walter E Johnson Faces Term in Prison for Slaying Wife COUNCIL BLUFFS May API Walter E ohnson waa found guilty f second degree murder last night y the jury that heard his trial on barges of slaying his wife last De ember He had been Indicted for murder n the first degree Johnson admitted on the witness land that he knew nothing that hap pened In hfs homo the night that his vlfe was shot and killed and he was erfously wounded Testimony was Introduced to show hat ho had hccn drinking heavily ohnsons small daughter was one of he witnesses for the state Ttaal action by the house last night climaxed a week of hectic discussion during which the possible effect of the measure on the coming presiden tial campaign frequently was referred to The debate at tlmen also touched upon the presidential aspirations of Frank O Lowden of Illinois and vlca President Dawes Equalization Fee Snnr The came atter frantlo Dtit un successful efforts had been made by opponents of the equalization feo to ellmlnala that provision the hattie continuing with unabated lury to the last The on passage found1 party epllt asunder with 101 republi cans 100 democrats two farmerlabor members and onB socialist joining upport of the hill whits 68 republl ans and S S democrats lined up In pposltion Immediately beforn this housa lad rejected by n vote of IM to 146 a motion by Representative Aswell ranking democrat on the oust agriculture committee which rafted the measure to pans the bill s framed except with the eHmina lon ol the equalization fee machin ry AswHl long an opponent of the provision two days ago cnught the arm bloc unawares nnd succeeded In avlngthe house express Its disap proval of the fee by a vote of 141 to 120 This unexpected reverse however spurred the farm camp to greater activity neformlng Its shattered lines his group got the whip hand at the outset of yesterdays proceedings and hold It to end With the excep tion of changes approved by Chair man Haugon of tho agriculture com mittee and coauthor of the bill all were turned down Coolldge Veto Kipectcd rrurlng the long debate opponents contended that the bill would receive a presidential veto upon two points at equalization Ie nnd the provisions dealing with the right of tfl 7 AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Condition of Dwight W Morrow Is Improved MEXICO CITy May condition of Dwight W Morrow the American ambassador was reported improved today Tho ambassador was ordered to bed by his doctor be cause of a mild attack of and ho will probably he nhligcd lo re main there for several days The only ieaaon we dont own a elephant is because no female pod tiler ever tried to sell Pa I ;