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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 9, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Probably fair tonight and Thursday but some cloudiness slightly warmer tonight in extreme east portion cooler Thursday In north portion AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES Korth Iowas Dally Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the VOL XXXV CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 9 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLBMHNTAT SERVICE NO 183 SENATOR WATSON WIPES OUT HOOVERS LEAD ia HOOVER CLAIMS PERSONAL EXPENDITURES Secretary Chides Senate Committee on Low Street WASHINGTON May bert Hoover underwent a search Ing examination today at the hands o tho senate campaign funds commit tee testifying that his personal ex penditures might total and tell ing his Interrogators at one time that he wondered if they were not dealing In a pretty lowtype of street slan The secretary ot commerce and re publican presidential candidate said friends had his campaign In hand and that the money he had spent person ally was largely for telephone calls He sajd he had made no of patronage in tho event of his elec tion Low Street Slander There was a flare up when Senator Barkley democrat Kentucky asked if Hoover had recommended that tha price of china ware be Increased io per cent This brot an emphatic dis a claimcr from Hoover with the added remark that I wonder it the gentle men of the committee are not getting down to dealing in a pretty low type of street Darkley said the question had been suggested responsible source Hoover said that neither he nor any ot his relatives had made any cam jaten contributions referring th to otler persons for intor cwtlon us to contributors He had in irilnd contributions from L anyon0 he secretary said one ol Nationalists Turn Down Jar PRINCIPALS IN RUMANIAS DRAMATIC UPRISING pu is fix ivsfaSssed ths senttor 1 ifchose name could notrrecall Sees No Object to Question Asked if he was willing to the senators name the secretary said he would consider It finally saying that he wanted advice before making It known and adding that he did not see any object in the question The committee disagrees with you on Senator Bratton democrat New Mexico replied I dont think that question should be pressed at this Hoover said adding that he had told the Commit tee he would cooperate with it fully Xo Hoover Toward the end of the examination Senator Dale renubllcan Vermont suggested that the secretary seemed rather resentful of the proceedings of this Hoover replied that there was no resentment but that he felt the committee was going in for rather minor details wmch I think it could get from the men who are conducting this movement for me among the American people He testified that John T Davis Iowa former chairman ot the repuoul can national committee had had no part whatever In his campaign He added that if George B Lockwood Muncte was getting a salary ot 000 a year he knew nothing abou It declaring that Lockwood was a volunteer in his organization JAPAN ACTS IN CHINA Americans in Danger Zone on Way to Safety as Move to End Hostilities Fails Report TsoLin Offers to Halt NorthSouth Fighting Until Shantung Trouble With Nippon Has Subsided BULLETIN LONDON May Renters dispatch from Peking says that is is learned on reliable niithnrily that Chang TanLin tlio northern dic tator has decided to Issue a circular telegram thruout China announcing temporary cessation of the present civil war between live north and south in view of the critical international situation in Shantung HANGIIAI May a virtual state of war existing between Japan and nationalist China nearly nil Americans who have been in the oodbathed city oC Tsinan were believed to ba on their way to safety today Seventeen Americans nine men six women and two children were on a aln headed for Tsingtao from Tsinan Four British one Italian and one rench citizen were also aboard the train Japanese and Germans however emalned in the war zone The Japanese ottered to evacuate all consuls because of fear that a tate of war might be forced upon them at any The American Brit h and German consuls However decided to remain in Tainan The Japanese consulate at Shanghai announced that the s had etused to comply with a Japanese ultimatum In all save a on ot war Japan therefore was at actual hostilities with nationalist China NDIANANS FOR FAVORITE SON IN LATEMUNT Secretary Few Thousand PURSUIT PLANES ORDERED TO DES M01NESMAY 25 Recent fighting between the Chinese nationalist southern troops and the Japanese hits ccn Jcreil about Tsinanfu capital of the province of Shantung China Tolcyo orilered reinforcements rushed from Tsinglno and Tlehling anil aggressive action taUcn ngalnst the southern armies Northern Chinese armies retreated from Tslimnfii to Tehcliou arid 1aoting on the HankouFeUing railway In an endeavor to hold a lino from those places to the Yel low river The nationalists cap tured Tsinanfu from the armies of the north b 1 a i it is IS o I 1 numanTaTmrrclToTYhe peasants upon capital to protert too present governmentqf Premier VlnfUV brings group ofpemons to of the Oueen Marie who popular with the grannson Michael the present king her son Carol atreror young MiZeVwhom many believe Is planning to regain Hie throne he renounced and Premier Brallami whose resignation is demanded by the peasants and Maniu their IGWANS APPROVE CHURCH MERGER as H TT I Manly Class Is Honored MANLY May The Luther league of the Manly Lutheran church gave a party Tuesday in honor of the mem bers of this years confirmation class The evening was spent In a social way with games and a generous lunch Congregationa 1C h r i s t i a n Combination Gets Unan imous Vote DES MOINES May unanimous vote the Congregational conference of Iowa yesterday approved the proposed national merger of the Congregational and Christian church s and urged that the national bodies atify the report ot their joint com mission at the earliest possible mo Action was taken at the opening ses sion ot the annual conference after he Rev Clarence Defur of the Chrlst m church at Madrid had explained hat the denominations were very Bim lar in that they do not seek nit try solely to promote the kingdom of Jesus The GlobeGazette Offers a Booklet of Baseball Rules If there is a man on base In tho last halt ot the ninth inning with the score tied and the batter knocks the ball out of the lot how many runs score Does the batter receive credit for a home run If the runner was on third bass and the batter hit a threebagger with what would the batter be credited A copy of the official rules in your possession will promptly settle questions like this which con stantly arise Any reader may ob tain the rules In handy booklet form for 6 cents Use the coupon Membership in the Iowa Congrega tional churches dropped by 379 in the last year and is now P A Johnson Grlnncll told the conference Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS May 8 They examined some of the pres idential candidates yesterday to see what they had spent on their campaigns Norris made the best showing and he had spent only 56 for an ad in a country newspaper and has the Wisconsin and Ne braska show for it which proves that cheap advertis ing pays Goff has spent but has re ceived nothing definite so far George ot Georgia has spent 1100 and has Georgia thats about J4 a delegate Walshs receipts were ana expenditures so he Is In the red Curtis spent It costs money to set Wil luim White arid bis gang to vote I for anybody None of these men have spent much but on the other hand they have not got far It Just seems to show you cant get some thing for nothing Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright Nations Politicians Eye Result of Indiana Primary CAROL ASKS TO STAY IN LONDON Rumanian Prince Promises to Report All His Move ments to Officials LONDON May Crown Prince Carol ot Rumania hoped today to convince the British govern ment that its home secretary was mis taken when he announced in the house of commons the princes stay in this country is no longer Thru his host M Tonescu Carol announced that he was writing Sir William JoynsonHicks home secre tary pleading to be allowed to remain In England with the understanding that he report all his movements to the home office He denied that h was pursuing subversive propaganda or that he ordered manifestoes print ed announcing that he was willing to return to Rumania and take the throne rom his 6 year old son King Michael or that he knew of attempts to convey manifestoesout of England Magdn Lupescu with whom Caro1 eloped Intends to stand by him to the end of his difficulties In hysterics she announced that she would accom pany him wherever It was necessary for him to go but would fads out o Carols life as soon as ha is called to Aeronau tics DES MOINES May signed to promote the airminded ness of the people of the state Iowa aeronautics day has been planned for Friday May 25 by local aviation supporters With the Des Moines municipal air port the scene of the celebration more than a hundred commercial and expected to be on display and to take part in maneuvers Headlining what promoters promise will be tho greatest aviation show in the history of Iowa will be the first pusult group of the United States air corps from SeUridge field which the department of war has iromised to send under the direction of its commander Maj Thomas G The pursuit group includes 18 pur suit planes which have been sched uled for a program of formation fly Ing combat maneuvers and Btunt fly Ing and a half dozen huge three motored supply ships Major Lanphier has been connected with Captain Wllkins Polar explor er and Colonel Lindbergh All Iowa aviators have been In vited to fly their planes here air plane manufacturers will send sam ple planes and commercially used ships including the Stanolind ol The Japanese demands Included rst withdrawal of nationalist troops o a distance ot seven miles on each ode of the railway between Tsingtao nd Tsinan second punishment of ommanders ot troops responsible for ecent murders of Japanese at Tsinan third disarmament ot south ern troops who have been guilty of excesses at Tsinan and fourth ces sation of demonstrations against Ja panese as well as ot all hostile prepar ations These presented at p Monday with a IZhpur ultimatum Five minutes before to represent the Chinese chairman of ths political and military affairs com mittee of Tsinan appeared at the Ja panese lines but General Fukada Japanese commander refused to re ceive him This individual stated he hrot verbal word that Gen Chiang KaiShek nationalist commanderIn chlef had rejected all terms Japanese Forces Doubled The Japanese outposts wera imme diately doubled The Japanese stated that the Chinese opened fire prompt ly at the hour tho ultimatum expired The Chinese used heavy artillery and the Japanese replied with small field pieces The Japanese claimed that Gen Chiang KaiShek with whom they had been negotiating until a few hours before tho ultimatum expired left Tsinan and without notice Ho was believed to be In SucbowCu Klangsui province and en route there to have conferred at Taianfu with Gen Feng YuHslang who was joined with him In the drive on Tsinan Emperor Sanctions Troop Order The Japanese emperor today sane tloned the sending of the Nagoya dl vision of form to men to Tsingtao on the advice ot the cab IOWA CROPS IN BETTER SHAPE REPORT CLAIMS Behind in Incomplete Reports INDIANAPOLIS May 9 AP United States Senator James E Watson gradually pulled away from Herbert Hoover for the repub lican presidential nomination in Indianas primary elections as returns filtered in today the veteran Hoosier solon hav ing to for his opponent when of the states precincts had been counted Congressional returns today had virtually assured tha renominatlon of twelve ot Indianas 13 representatives In congress Six of these Greenwood Canfield lohnaon Vestal Hall and Ickoy were unopposed in their dls Ict Overwhelming majorities were given y the electorate to congressmen Will Wooa Fred S Purnell David Hogg nd Richard N Elliott Ralph X Updike of Indlanapolic cpublican was engaged in a cloao ace with Archibald M Hall tor tho eventh district nomination With less nan halt the Marion county precincts eard from Upklde had 7 OH and Hall 041 Louis Ludlow Washington correspondent held a tor the democratic nomination 3 State Gets Good Rains DES MOIXES May weather conditions favorable prepar ations for corn plowing made excel lent progress during tho week eliding May S wlhle outs Improved material ly but still show a poor stand on at least hnlf the acreage the Iowa wea ther and crop bulletin Issued today i reported CHANCES INCREASE INDIANAPOLIS May S Senator James B Watsons hopes of going to tho republican na tional convention with the Indiana delegations 13 votes pledged to him mounted today as additional returns from yesterdays primary increased the sec his load over Herbert Hoov During the week temperatures and tary commerce sunshine were above normal and good An advantage that Hoover sained rains covered all but southeastern hen populous centers In northern In diana cast a heavy voto for him was wiped out during tho night when Iowa where the soil Is dry and cloddy tha report stated Corn planting ranges from half done In a tew extreme Hies to none planted In many north eastern counties said Charles D Reed government meteorolglst and director oE tho weather and crop bureau while start has been made In tho big Sioux valley Testing reports have indicated that the seed is of excellent quality and tho sprouts are ready to burst thru the ground In the south west counties While poor stands were reported to TSlngtnO On tne UIVICU Ui me Willie Inet and general This will bring from half of tho oats acreage barley 4 iJl fiiiiau II f tl I n 1 f li a I rt rt PnilditiOntf he Standard Oil company ot Indiana day are expected Included on the aeronautics program Is the dedication or laying of the corner stone of Des Moines new municipal hangar Ench trlccJj kwas i I of rol Frederic J Haskiu Dlrectdr The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Uureiui Washington D C I enclose herewith G cenls In coin or stamps for a copy of the booklet BASEBALL RULES Name Street City Speculate on Effect at Party Convention at Kansas City WASHINGTON May neck and neck race between Herbert Hoover and Senator Watson as indi cated on tho basis of partial returns rom the Indiana presidential prefer nee primary was being watched by politicians the country over today be ause of the effect the result is ex lected to have on Hoovers showing at Kansas City and on Watsons poll leal power in his home state Returns today showed Watson had overcome tlio commerce secretarys ead as shown In the first tabulations and was steadily increasing his ail vantage The two are fighting it out for In dianas 33 delegates to tho republican national convention These will be in structed in station conventions May 24 under the state law tno primary win nor gets the solid support ot the dele gallon until released by the candiciat to whom they nro pledged Jlnpcrt for Good Showing Hoover backers wcro hoping h would make a good showing at least 1 li IJIll UL IIIU til t u the totJl Japanese forces in Shanwithstood adverse weather lung to about men Japanese Und Is showing good stands generally official figures show that there arehvinter wheat Improved somewhat now troops in Tsinan induring the week but is Ftill patchy and ot poor color Grasses and pas tures showed marked improvement Mr Heed said that gardens have eluding marines at Tsingtao and 000 along the line ot the Tsingtao sinan railway Seven Japanese destroyers were en mnde good progress after being re oute today from the fleet hose at planted Vegetation was reported to asebo to Canton Amoy and Foochow iiava mads rapid advances with plums our others wera expected or south China shortly as lonary measure the Shrould the result show this to be tho case they contend it would practically clinch the secretarys nomination beoffice cause of the effect it would have In convincing delegates thus far unde cided ns to tho preference of his run ning ability against solid organization pposltlon On tho other hand Hoovers foes have held that if ho did not make avorable showing in Indiana it would reveal a weakness particularly among he farm elements and hurt his chances for the nomination One of Hoovers opponents In tho primary was the state head of the American Farm Bureau federation Watson is an advocate of the Me lt was stated unofficially that tho home secretary Instructed the police that if Carol had not left by Satur day they were to inform the home Rock Island Directors Declare Dividend NEW YORK Moy tors ot the Chicago Rock Island and Pacific railway today declared the regular semiannual dividend of a share on the 7 per cent profcrret stock and the regular semiannual ol on the 6 per cent preferred pay able Tune 30 to holders of record Tuno 1 to leave precau In bloom north ot tho central counties nnd apples and chcnles blooming In the southern portion THIEVES ENTER I2 FLYERS DIE 40ILSTATIONS flSPLANE DIVES downstate returns swelled the Watson total When a trifle more than half tho precincts had been tabulated Wat son had a majority that seemed aafe altho reports wore still lacking from some urban centers Watson Ahead vote In preclnts out of In Die stale gave Watson 018 ami Hoover The senatorial contests seemed def initely settled United States Senator Arthur R RoWnson was out in front with a majority over Arthur L Gil Horn attorney general and Solon J Carter his opponents In tile republi can ballots Aliiert Stump likewise had a majority over two democratic pponents Walter Myers and L Wll am Curry The figures on these ontests were far from complete Tho republican gubernatorial race n which 10 candidates were llsteil rot a scattering oC votes No orlty scorned in sight and the state onventlon probably will select the nominee Duller Leads for Governor Frank C Dalley former federal dfs trlct attorney for Indiana and propo nent as special prosecutor of the New erry election fraud cases in Michigan was tho outslanrtlng democratic gtih candidate hut his prospects for a majority were threatened by Bar Was Used to Pry Open Windows but Only Lie Was Obtained NaryHaugen bill with its equalization fee Willie Hoover leans toward the proposed federal farm bonrfl method ot solving the farm problem Wafson Is nmvcs Friend Watson also is a close political ally ot Vice President DIIWCR and former Governor Lowtlen both McNary Haugen advocates altho he lias em phasized he Is not running as a stalk Ing horse for any other candidate On tho democratic nldn ot the In diana situation the 30 Houston con TURN TO PAGE 18 COLUMNS 10WAN DIES IN SHOOTING FRAY Des Moines Woman Killed and Sister Wounded by Formers Husband DES MOINES May Matthew Do Honto 25 was killed nnd her husband ami sister were seriously wounded in a shooting affair here today Mrs John Uusso tho sister of the dead woman told police that De Sonto Khot her at her brothers house Police found a pistol in the mans hand ns he was lying on tho basement floor beside his wife De Sonto and Mrs Russo were taken to hospitals where little hope was held for their recovery Our Weather Man Thieves entered four Mason City oil stations some time hetween 9 oclock Tuesday evening and Wcdncstlay morning and stole a sum Plane Had Been Flying Low Over New Jersey Town TURN TO PAGE 18 COLUMN 8 weather figures for 4 hornperiod ending nt oclock Wednesday Highest Tuesday 8J Degrees Lowest in Night Degrees At A M BS Degrees After a more or less backward April North Iowa Is In a mood to appreciate he typo of day that was dealt out Tuesday and tho type of day that ap peared to be on the road Wedncpdny morning Tuesdays maximum of 83 degrees baa been exceeded only onco thla yaar TETERBOHO AIRPORT ITAK ami simo u BROUCIC IIEICillTS X May 9 not exceeding All oC the money Royal V Thnmsis who taken was found in a cash drawer at recently tried for an endurance rec ithe Purity Oil company station 624 ord in tho Bollanca monoplane Re East State street Tho other stations Itance and Vaughn Weatherhy were entered were tho MidContinent Pekilled today when the plane crashed troleum station 820 Kast State street near this field the Standard Oil station number 4 The crash occurred over Moonnchte Stnle street nnd South Kentucky avJust northwest of this field enue nnd the Highway Oil company Thomas plane had been at theTe station Fourth street southwest on terhoro service field for t vo or hrec ihe fleir Lake road days nmlerRoIng overhauling in prep Police made InvwtiKatlons WednesUrallon for another endurancerecor dny morning and sevural fingerprints were photographcd on the windows on the stations thru which entry hncl heen made by prying up tiie lower panes A heavy flat had been used by the burglars nnd tho Impres sion it left on tho window casements showed Iho same persons entered all of the stations Comparison of tha fingerprints tak en will bo made with other prints now on police record in the effort to find additional traces ot the thieves attempt Word or the crash was telephone o the field by deorgo Ilrankerot tifierlntendeiit of tlio Xeiv York cin at Moonnchie He said In ilane was flying over the town ilgh speed and suddenly went inl t dive Spawn of American snockl trout from Virginia were sent tl year to Germany by tho U S burea of fisheries AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I Leel sorry for thats plum good one I know is married to a idiot or a ;