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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 7, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOW A WEATHER Partly cloudy to cloudy tonight and Tuesday warmer tonight and In south east portion Tuesday Cooler Tues day In northwest portion AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS FEB COPT North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the Home ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIKH KEPORT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY 7 1928 TJNTSED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 181 i RUMANIAN PEASANTS MARCH ON BUCHAREST WATSON CLAIMS 33 DELEGATES IRON INDIANA JSenator States He Will Carry Every District at Primary TNDIANAPOLIS May bitter primary campaign approached the end here today Indiana voters will vote tomorrow for democratic and republican candidates for president United States senator congressman governor state legislature and county officers Precinct committeemen and delegates to state conventions will also be named Principal interest centers in the fight between Herbert Hoover secre tary of commerce and Senator James E Watson for the preferential voto ot the state for the republican nomina tion for president and control of tho 33 delegates to the Kansas City con vention Evans Wopllen Indianapolis banlc j er Is unopposed for the democratic preferential vote for nomination for 1 president He will control 30 delegates to the Houston convention 51 Burt Thurman national cam paign manager for Watson In a final statement said that Watson will carry every district in Indiana and tha support of four fifths of the delegates to the state convention Oscar Fael linger Fort Wayne stato campaign manager for the Hoover forces re ceived a telegram from Hoover In iwhich the commerce secretary ex pressed appreciation for the work for him in Indiana and declared hat from all I can learn your sue Ness wilbdepend upon a full represen J ork at the primary next predicted Hoover would nine districts Sgtpthe sjate contests years Investigation Tokyo Chiefs Move to Occupy Shantung ASPIRANTS FOR WHITE HOUSE IN QUIZ BYJENATE Curtis Organization Reports Expense of WASHINGTON May piaiy of presidential andltiates trooped to and from the stand today at the opening the senates new investigation in o campaign expenditures ot 1928 as ruptlon the expose of the Ku Klux in control ot politlps as brot out in trialof John L Duvail resigned Iiyor ot Indianapolis along with the heavy Influence the Indiana AntiSaloon league has wielded In past primaries evidently have failed to arouse the ordinary voter IOWA FLYERS HURT IN CRASH Two Ames Students in Hos pital After Attempt at Landing AMES May Merritt Nor Jway senior nt Iowa State college and ijohn Swope an employed student In college agricultural extension ser Ivice are In the college hospital today from Injuries received In an airplane crash six miles northwest ol mes early last night Merritt has been flying for several nonths and recently purchased a lilane In the hospital today he was linable to account for the accident ivhlch occurred In practicing a forcec Spetators said the plane vent Into a nose dlvo and crashed John M Shaw assistant dean o at Iowa State college said thai fwiifln ho learned early this year that Mevltt had purchased a plane and be fore the craft was delivered he talked I with Merritt who agreed that no stu f dent of the college should be permitted to fly with him either beforeor aftei he became a licensed pilot Professor Shaw said the college an thoritles sought to protect the college I from criticism which they felt wouL result should any student be Injured in flights made by Merritt HUSBANDS GAR RUNS DOWN WIFE Illinois Man Alleged to Have Been Drunk Is Held in Jail MOLING May ley Slllckslok Is held In Mollne jal charged with manslaughter as a resul ot running down his wife with hi automobile while he Is alleged to hav been Intoxicated The couple quarreled Sunday wher tho wife objected to the husband tak ing the car out while In that cond tion While SiHckslok was driving th machine from the garage the wife ro in front of It In an effort to stop him and was fatally injured dying tw hours later Mrs Slllcksiok was 37 yearrf old an tho mother ot six children So wn to have Riven birth to another chll this month SiUckalok admits he had been drink Ing police say Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS May ator Walsh a statement that on account of Its extreme novelty has not received the prop er amount of publicity that It should Ha resigned aa follows Just dont seem to be any burning desire on the part of the people for my nomination I feel aure they want We may not owe Mr Walsh the presidency but we certainly do owe him something for his eyesight honesty and frankness Jim Watson is still wearing smoke colored glasses Tours WILL P to shortage of funds I am limiting myoffer to supply paint for names of towns with over four letters Judge Kepler Suspends Reynolds Jail Sentence FLOOD MEASURE TO BE CHANGED FOR PRESIDENT louse Senate Conferees Discuss Objections With Coolidge WASHINGTON May house today sent the con conferees for revision along lines river floofl control bill back to the confrccs for revision along lines agreed upon today at the white house I7ASHINGTON May ter a conference of more than an our with President Coolidge today enate and house conferees on the Mis Isslppi flood control bill said substan ial progress toward an agreement had nvestigatlns committee that the pro eeaings were not designed to injure r ala any mans polltlctal fortunes Nebaska Curtls Kansas orah Idaho Walsh Montana Georgo Georgia Goff West Virginia iltchcock Nebraska Hull Tennes ee all were there to testify furnish Igures if there were any and to say hat they had no agreement with oth oandlrtates Goff who is opposing Secretary Hoover In his home state epitomized his stand with the assertion that he sending out literature to empha that he was nobodys stalking Curtis furnished figures totaling a ew thousand dollars covering Kan as New York Oklahoma Missouri he District of Columbia and his own eceipt of a thousand dollars Inci entaljy the Kansan said ho cxpec ed to win ana that he had become onvlnced that President Coolldge vould never consont to be drafted Norris repeated the assertion he mado last week that ho had spen 6 for an advertisement whclh he had not ordered in a Nebraska paper Borah spent nothing Walsh had fig ures of George had and i hotel bill Curtis organisations hat1 eportel expenditures Goffs total to dnte was Htlch cocks total was Hulls or raniaztion had spent jeen made There wilt have to ba another raeet ng of tho said Senator ones republican Washington author f the measure This means that the conference re lort heretofore submitted to the house and senate probably will be withdrawn o that the conferees can work out a illl which will meet suggestions made by tho president After the had left the whitohouso it was Bald there IHSrt Mr Coolldge felt that an agreement would be reached INBOUND SHIP SINKS DREDGE All but 4 of Crew After Collision With Cunard Liner NEW YORK May ton government dredge Nave sink with a crew of fortyseven men was rammed and sank 600 yards of Clifton Statcn Island about 4 ooloc this morninj by the Inbound Cunar liner Caronln Four men were reported missing Twentyfive were taken to the marln hospital on Stolen Island where al but two remained for treatment Eightosn others swam ashore was reported Including Chief Engin eer clutcrt In chargo of the dredgin operation HOOVER FARM CLUBSTARTED Candidates Home County Backers Want to Be at K C Convention WEST BRANCH Organization of tho May Cedar County Sdovcr Farm club was announced here today John Thompson a farm er Is president Ho snlcl that Charles A Rawson DCS Mofnes national re ubllcan committeeman from Iowa vlll bo asked to obtain BOO seats at tho national republican convention at Kansas City for the members of the organization Each member of the club has signed a card pledging support to Mr rloovcr and carrying this statement The world knows Herbert Hoover as engineer administrator humani tarian We greet him as a native son of Cedar county His work In develop ng and distributing the food resources of the nation during the war saved millions on the battle fronts Ills hu manitarian work during and after the war period makes his name a house hold word in a hundred million homes whose lives nnd health were preserved Ills name is synonymous with hon esty efficiency and accomplishment Agriculture needs that same genius h solving many perplexing I BISHOP ANSWERS Independence Man Is Named on Control Board BES MOINES May M Hoberts a banker of Independence today was appointed a member of the state hoard of control by Governor Hummill to succeed tho late William D sheean Annmosa Mr Hoberts Is cashier of tho Peo ples National bank of Independence He has served as member and pres ident of the Independence school board and is a former city clerk a former county treasurer and nt one time served as deputy clerk of the district f surt Federal Engineer in Effort to Help Save South Carolina Dam TABLE ROCK COVE S May state and county of ficials united their efforts today to savo Table Hock dam 31 miles from Greenville which developed a leak late Friday threatening the Saluda river valley should the gallons of water impounded behind the dyke be loosed J C JTItzslmmons United States district engineer from Charleston S reached Greenville this morning and went into conference with the local authorities and Red Cross rep rose to ascertain If anything the federal govcr mot could do towards saving the dam Winnebago Official Quits to Take Bank Job FOREST CITY May Johnson who has been serving as deputy treasurer has resigned to ac cept a position as assistant cashier of the newly organized Farmers and Merchants bank nt Lake Mills As a farewell social compliment to him members of the courthouse con tingent with their families gave n flienle In honor of Mr and Mrs lohn son and family at Merrlcks park Bootlegger Still Held on Fed eral Charges Has Paid His Fine Another startling episode was writ en Into the hectic Jail career of Boots Reyriolds Saturday afternoon when Judge M II Kepler of North vood made an entry suspending the eight months remaining in the con victed bootleggers sentence and pa roled him to Sheriff G B Cress over he protests of that official and Coun y Attorney Roe Thompson Reynolds was serving a sentence of a year in jail and had something Ike yet to pay on his fine when the judge made the entry allow ncr htm to be released on good be havior providing ho paid tha remaind er of the fine and accumulated costs Wanted Him to Work The Judge stated that opportunity or employment and other good and sufficient were the causes or the action Following is the entry he made in docket sheet It appearing to the court that the defendant has opportunity for em ployment for a reasonable time arid It appearing to the court there are other ood and sufficient reasons why the defendant should be paroled it Is therefore ordered adjudged and de creed that upon the payment by de endant of tho line imposed In this case and the costs herein Including he sum ot costs on extradition hat the balance of the Jalt sentence icreln be suspended during the good jehavlor of the defendant or until the lurther order ol this court and that during such suspension ot sentence that the defendant be paroled to G TrtoKe auoh report and at such llmo as said Cress shall require The state ex Voiced Objections Both the county attorney and Sheriff Cress voiced strenuous ob jections to the suspension ot tho re mainder of tho jail sentence Mr Thompson insisted that the judge note his exceptions on tho court docket which the court did Reynolds however is still held on a federal court charge of bootlegging which had been lodged against him Saturday evening Judge Kepler by telephone informed the sheriffs of flco thathe had obtained permission from B E Khlnehart Anamosa United States district attorney to re lease Reynolds Sheriff Cress stated however that Reynolds would be held until he received written order from the attorney Sentenced in January Reynolds was given his Jan 26 and In March escaped from Jail thru a trusty He was recaptured by Sheriff Cress at La Crosse and brot back to Mason City The J500 which the sheriff said was paid was cash ball put up by Key nolds for Leo Lindsay and was gar nlshed by the county and thereafter Mrs Reynolds filed a claim for this money contending that it was her property Turner Is Released Clarence Turner who was sentenced i six months in jail and a fins ot 500 for violation ot the llcjuor laws was released He had served his six months Jail sentence and a little more than a month of his time for of the fine and has ar ranged to pay the fine A H Hollenbeck who had served five months in jail of a sentence of threo months In Jail and a 1300 fine i released when he arranged to pay BISHOP ANTON BAST Bishop Anton Bast Copen Imgen Denmark has come to the qiiailrlennial general conference of the Methodist Episcopal church In Kansas City to face an eccles iastical court of 17 of his fellows of tho cloth to answer charges of conduct unbecoming a minister He was given a threemonth jail sentence in Copenhagen on a civil charge involving alleged misuse of charity funfls tasssr CHMESEWATERS General Boycotting of Japanese Goods Is Started BULLETIN TOKYO May general staff and otherhigh war and navy officials proposo tlmt Japan shall hold Shantung prov ince and its railways until preset difficulties over Tainan are solved 1C was also proposed that the fighting factions of the Chinese be ordered to ceaso warfare in Shantung KILLED IN FALL tho fine ITALIA SAFE ATITS BASE Dirigible Makes Trip From Norway to Spitzbergen in 16 12 Hours KINGS BAY Spltzcnergen Mny dirigible Italia was safe at her base today awaiting favorjble weather as final preparations wero mado for a scries of trips over unex plored wastes of the Arctic and to the North Pole Itself Despite extremely unfavorable weather conditions Gen Umberto No blla brot the arxhit from Norway nome 700 miles across Arctic ocean to Kings hay In hours and made her fast to the moor Ing mast of the base ship Citta Dl Mi lano A high wind blowing nnd tho dirigible was forced to stay anchored to the ship for many bourn since U was Impossible to put her In the hang ar used by the Norge when Gonernl Nohlle flew from here over the North Polo In 1026 Resident County for 62 Years 82 Years of Age Ilrsr Harriet E Stllson for 62 year a resident of Gerro Gordo county was Instantly killed Monday mornln when sho at the home of her son L B Stilson 110 Pennsylvania ave nue southeast Mrs Stllson and her husband cam as pioneer settlers to Iowa in 1866 She 2ia been a resident of Mason City for about 25 years The day o Mrs Stilsons death was her eighty second birthday and the anniversar had been observed Sunday when friends and relatives had assemble at tho L B Stllson home During th closing years of her life she been afflicted with blindness Born Tn KnglnncT Harriett KHza Bailey was born In Cambridgeshire May 7 1SG When 8 years of age sho came to thi United States with her parents am settled in McHenry county 111 He father John Bailey was a farmer On Doc 22 1SG6 she was marrlai to Abner Stilson at Genoa nni tho couple moved to Iowa scttllni In Hackherry Grove later Owen Grove east Mason City They cam via primitive means of transportation taking tho train to Wavcrly and pro ceding from thero with a team Masnn City it llnmlet Mason City was not as yet incor poratod as n town Practically the only value of the hamlet to the settlers of that flay in the general store operated by John L McMillon and Ellsha mill where logs couJ bo sawed and corn ground into meal Tho first flouring mill was not to como until 1S70 when H G Parker built such an industry on Willow Creek just south of tho present East Stato street bridge Mrs Stllson is survived by her son L B Stllson one grand daughter Carrie Stllson a brotherinlaw W B Stllson two nieces Miss Ida Stllson and Mrs Fred Brown and a nephew Georgo Andrews all of Mason City and a niece Mrs Clara Franklin of Rockford POWER THREATENED May L warships were distributed thruout Chinese waters and additional troops ivere on their way to reinforce em attled comrades In Tslnan today as the Chinese observed Humiliation The thirteenth anniversary of Ja pans ultimatum ot 21 demands took on a moro somber and threatening aspect than over before Annually the day has been the oc casion of antiJapanese demonstra tions Massacre and fighting In Fslnati today had brot about what was considered the gravst chlno Japanese crisis since the 1315 de mands It was feared that In nation alist territory least race hatred might flaro and be the spark to set the train oj nower oit VINTILLA BRATIANU Ttuj premier of Iluraanlas power is in danger as a result or action taken by peasants Sunday who demanded tho Bratlaim gov ernment resign Tho demand was refused ami the peasants have lie gun a march 011 Bucharest tho capital city JAPAN MOVE IN CHINA OBSCURES NORTHERN DRIVE Shanghai advices told of arrange ments for an extensive boycott of Japanese goods and resignation of Chinese employed by Japaneso All Japanese women were taken on board ships at Ichang on the Yangtze river in tho province of Hunch At Nanking the scene of the violent dis order of March last the women wero concentrated at the waterfront In readiness for embarkation If this was thot advisable Similar preparations wero made at Chlnklang a little below Nanking and at Klukiang In Klangsl province To reinforce the Yangtze river pa trol an adddltfonal division was ordered to Shanghai While the Japaneso garrison at Tslnan has been reinforced to a total of more than men an adltllonal troops ro steamlig from Manchuria to Tslngtao whcro they will land with Tainan as their destination Blay Seize Shantung In Peking thero was anxiety lest Japan salzo the present occasion to resume military and economic domlno TURN TO PAGE 14 COLUMN 8 Our Weather Man weather flgucesitor 2lhour period ending at oclock a Monday r Highest Momlay 70 Degrees in Niclit 11 Dncrecs At A M 50 Degrees For like period ending at oclock a Sunday Highest Sntunltiy 64 ncKrecH Lowest In Nlsht 31 Degrees Under thfi Influence of a south wlnr thoro was on appreciable warming up Sunday This wind somewhat slficil was back on duty Monday morning and the mercury was doing a rather rapid rise In the forenoon LINDBERGH STILL DRAWING CROWDS Mob of Makes Dash for Plane at Mitchell Field CURTISS FIELD N May has had many heroes ilnco Col Charles A Lindbergh cami nack from his eplo flight to Pari ast summer but the sight ot his silver ivlngcd plane Is still enough ot a mag net to send persons stampeding to surround It Landing on tho field here last nigh ter a hop from Mitchel field hi narrowly averted a tragedy as persons swarmed out on the field In Imminent danger from tho whirling blades of his planes propeller Motorcycle Police charged th crowd with screaming sirens and spe cial guarrta attempted to ring off i clear space for him to land hut thel efforts were not enough to stop th rush Two women were knocked down receiving cuts and bruises which re quired medical attention Lindbergh saw the human avalanch coming toward him andswerved hi ship after a rim of ooly n few feel almost causing It to tip over Usln his Tvheelbrakcs as much iss he dare he turned his piano completely around and shut off the motor will out customary Ulllns whllo i cooled off He nnd his passengers were Im prisoned in the planes cabin as the mob milled n round Finally nr nuto moblle was forerd thru nnd fliicklng tho hnntls of Ihostj who sought to touch him Jumped Into tho car Policemen stood on tho running board nushlnjr away persons who sought to climb on as mntorcyele pollfe cleared 1 lane to the road to New York Situation in CaWc REGENCY WONT REVOLUTIONISTS Congress Results in Order to Proceed to Capital BULLETIN BUCHAREST May Tho regency today refused the de mand voiced by peasanti meeting at Alba Julia yesterday that the government of Vlntllla Brntlnnu resign Julia Mjxnlu leader of the peas ants fcrot lie demand to Bucharest was informed that the regency saw no occasion for de manding tho resignation In the tact of a negative reply tlio peasants parly may now adopt passive resistance toward tha present government Including the nonpayment of taxes in order to embarrass It ALBA JULIA Rumania May wero marching on Bucharest today to demand a change of government Aftor a Sunday meeting of peasants and laborers Iiad sworn to do everything possible to remove tha present government and hod brokon up In confusion the crowd lingered for two hours while several leaders mado fiery speeches Then two long columns started a fiveday hike for Bucharest Ten lighting planes flew over A1ba Julia surveying the ranks of the peft anta as they trudged toward the apltal It Was stated that each participating in the march on hl owm Initiative and the auth J Editor Says Becoming More Dangerous By OSCAR WATSON A P Cable Editor Tho clasif of the Japanese and Chinese nationalist at Tslnan capl al of Shantung province hna over shadowed tho interNcchlno war be ween tlio north and the south For ho moment tho nationalist push owanl tho northern capital Peking os been forgotten tl tho moro entailed In Japans in urventlon to protect her own and oth r foroign nationals In China On tho ocunatlon ot Tslnan by Jhinese troops under command of 3en Chiang KaiShek the Japanese ook measures to savo tho foreign ettlement Irora tho ravages ot war the Urinal peasant party The match on Bucharest was regarded aa a popular manifestation and since the were unarmed no bloodshed was ex pected PREPARE FOR MARCH ALBA JULIA Rumania May that the governilpnt should know their will peas ants were ready today to march 175 miles to Bucharest while their leaders waited a reply to their demand that Ihe government of Vtalllla Bratlanu The peasants meeting In Alba Julia resolved to form two columns to march on tho capital With raised hands they took this oath Wo Nwenr to tlio great nnd Rood Goil to fight a righteous fight against tho government whlcli is Jl plague to Each side blames the other for the sitting which ensued Nationalist y ccreo ror ensued Jfflclnls aro reported to been nrung from King Ferdl nnnd on Ills death bed We swear that a new Kunmiiia ehnll be created which nlinlj stand for freedom and jus tice to nil of Rumanias brave To frustrate any attempt nt open revolution the government used troops at strategic points outside the city with machine guns and airplanes No attempt was made however to lain deliberately whllo many of tho ananese soldiers were killed or wounded nnd there wera reports also it tho death of numerous Japanese Ivlllang Situation Is Dangerous With so many powers Involved In hfna by treaty rights and with tha Japanese government obligated to oko some notion against the Chinese J Premlcr Bvatinnu at Bucharest said tho situation immediately that knowing the real state of things 1 Ann Uio country a doslro for peace and tho mposslbtllty oC any revolutionary act ho had assented to the holding or the of the peasants He termed molcnt the peasants e a dangerous one Japaneso reinforcements are already elng hurried to tha sceno of the con llct and to various strategic points while American and British warships ire known to bo stationed at ports n Chinese waters where their ser vices may bo available Chang TsoLin the northern dicta tor at Peking offered support to the Japanese in the way of arms and mu nitions to alj them In holding back the southerners but the Japaneso are said to have replied that they could handle this affair themselves At Tokyo the government is beset by the opposition parties and last TURN TO PAGE M 8 MGOWANINCAR CRASH AT AMES Woman Killed When Autos Collide on Jefferson Highway Mrs F J Moravetz 0 Ames was killed Sunday on ihe Jefferson high near that ctly when the uito mobile her liuslinnd was driving turned over In tho ditch uftcr colliil ing with a car driven by Me Clowan of Mason City Mr McGowan and Mr Moravetz received minor In Juries Tlio details of tho accltlent could j not le learned Monday Mr McGow an telephoned his home here ho would romaln In Amen until after tho coroner5 Inquest which was sched iilert to tnko place some time Mon day t merely an episode In tho opposition rght against the government which ho said enjoyed the confidence of tho people May Be End of negcncy Ono resolution passed by the con gress Interpreted as moaning that If Julio Mnnlu leader of the peasants party obtained power ho might recom mend tho abolition of tho regency which rules for tho 0 year old Klnjy Michael and this la turn might leave TURN TO PAGE 14 COLUMN 8 AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen Now she can show her legs without no excuse I notice Sallie aint scared of a mouse like she used to ;