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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 21, 1928, Mason City, Iowa DAILYNEVSPAPER fOUT He AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAL EDITION UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SBRV1CB JASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FIVE CENTS PER COPY MW ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRES REPORT NO 193 HOPE FADES FOR 138 ENTOMBED MINERS Sends Warning Note tp NANKING TOLD NOT TO MOLEST YANK RESIDENTS America Will Protect Its Nationalists Says Communication QHANGHAI May The United States has warned the na tionalists not to let unruly troops mo Jest Americans in nojth China The note of warning also said American troops would protect their nationals m the threatened cities of Peking and Tientsin Edwin SCunningham American consul general at Shanghai In con firming that the note had been handed the Nanking nationalist government refused to reveal its contents nation alist officials however said it read as follows Civil War Crisis Reached Since the Civil war has reached a crisis In north China and in view of the fact the many Americans residing in that area apprehension is felt for their safety The United States has taken measures to nssuro the protection of Its nationals and their concentration where protection Is possible Please instruct the na tionalist forces not to attempt to en ter these areas to avoid misunder standing It it is necessary to dispatch Chinese troops to the Tientsin area wo tirgo to a ists in China Dr M J Fitzpatrick City Health Officer Succumbs troops to the Tientsin area use of weUdiscIpUned avoid terffefeMlnSaSa Jures jhe nationalist fit has no intention ot Interfering In Chinese domestic It was understood that the note ttlao mentioned the recent killings of missionaries Dr Walter F Seymour at Tslnlng and Mrs Willlan T Hobart at Taianfn Vote Was Quite The nationalist officials Indicate that they considered the note quite The action of the Japanese in presenting a virtual ultimatum to Marshal Chang TsoTJn northern dictator was termed by the nation alists as interference in Chinese do mcstic affairs amounting to a de claration of a protectorate over Man Tsinan was virtually n deserted oily foreigners arriving at Tslngtao from there said Only a few shops were open banks were closed and business suspended Tho native population was leaving the city in constant streams while the Japanese were malting a vigorous housetohouse search for concealed arms Oivcs Kire Demonstration Hay fire was given on the Mrect Thursday morning A quantity of koiosCTic was put on a then lishtnl Then gasoline was poured on tho whole put out by the OM iiiLiuishpr IOWA FORECAST fair liuiiRliI mid Tues day slightly runler tonight in cx reme east pinlion Kisinc fern perafure in northwest portion o nisht Tuesday LOCAL STATISTICS GIoheGazollo wen I nor figures for 21 hour period ending at oclucl a ni Monday Highest Sunday 18 Degrees Ixjwist in Night 45 At A JI 5S Rainfall of an Inch For like period ending at 7 oclock n Highest Saturday 73 Degrees Ixmcst in jNifflit 55 Degrees The chilliness of Sunday and Sun tiny night was probably the most dis tinguishing feature of the weather 2t in the ivhke of a northwest wind Monday morning the wind was still from that direction and the mer cury was not mounting with any great degree of speed Three hundredths of an Inch of rain fell Sunday forenoon Baking the record six rainy days out the past seven OF GANG RULE Beer Barons Rule Was Longer Than City Officials May story of two of big business that enabled Chicago vice and liquor lords to retire as millionaires and others to reign on unbridled for nearly 20 years is told In the report on organized crime published today by the Illi nois Association for Criminal Justice The chronicle charged the existence oC a union of gambling bootlegging vice and political interests that five years ago was enriching gangsters their protectors by somo 000 a yoar Not the least Interesting disclosure said Judge Andrew A Bruce presi dent of the American Institute of Criminal and Criminology in his preface to the report was that the reign of power o veal leaders of or ganized crime in the city oC Chicago s and more secure than flint oe many or cmr college nucli longer than that of our public officials Administrations come and but lie overlord of vice continues n Capone Named as Chief Al Capone was named in the report is chief of the ruling gang of to and was described as having been trained wllh John Torrlo now a retired Both were con nected with the late Big Jim Colosi nu and prior o that with the Five Point Clang oC New York tho report says The report is made up of two diap ers one tho rule or the the ither asking ihe question Who killed JfeSwitrBlu Tho survey was oridnrtcd by lohn a critn nologist for the American Institute ind Ills report was prepared by Judge TURN TO PAfiK 2 COMJMN 8 Was Charter Member of Legion Post Burial to Be in Mason City DR M J Fitzpatrick city health off I cer died at Mercy hospital Sunday evening at oclock He was taken to the hospital May 2 and was serl ously ill for more than a week prior to his death Funeral arrangements have not been completed The body will lie In state at tho residence 635 East State street and the service will be con ducted by the Rev Father P 3 OConnor Burial will be made In the St Joseph cemetery Dr Fitzpatrick was born Sept 20 1SS5 at Elkader His parents now deceased were Matthew and Elizabeth Fitzpatrick He was educated In the parochial and public schools of El kader the University of Iowa where iio received his premedical work and tho Northwestern university where he was graduated from tho medical school Followinghis scholastic work Dr Fitzpatrick served two years of Internship at Michael Reese hospi tal Chicago Leaves Two Children Dr Fitzpatrick Is survived by widow two children Mary Suzanne 11 and Matthew Robert 8 three sis ters two brothers an aunt and an uncle The sisters Mrs T J Foley Salt Lake City Utah Or i and T Slater An hancfata Charity Bt Vln cent De Paul The brothers are James F Fltzpat rick and Edward C Fitzpatrick both of Elkader The aunt and uncle are Mrs Mary Foran Elkader and James IItzpatrlck Sutton N Dak Dr Fitzpatrlcks first wife Inez B Drumhiller died Feb 3 1920 The children Mnry Suzanne and Matthew Robert were born of this manage Slio doctor was married to Rllla Thomnson Juno 7 1922 Dr first wife who was Inez B Drumhiller before her marriage died Feb 3 1820 They were married April 10 1915 and the hlldren Mary Suzanne and Matthew Robert were born of this marriage TO FURNISH FIGHT REPORT HERE MONDAY Sammy MandcJls defense of his lightweight boxing crown will take place Mon day night at the Polo grounds New York The GlobeGazette is prepared to give a blowbyblow report of this fight in which Jim my McLarnin will attentpt to wrest MandelFs honors away from him At oclock Iowa time the bout is scheduled to get under way and soon after that the local report will start Will Rogers HOLLYWOOD May a word comes out and you dont know what It means you rush to old man Webster But when one comes out and even Webster dont know what it means why our only chance to learn about it to ask the man who used it he replied It means what It why we are not any better Informed than we were 1 at Ilrst So we Just have to wait till something happens that makes him divulge his secret Well in Kansas City three to morrow Jt happens and we will learn for the first time on any state if choose meaJis Search Probably or I claim that it means Will under proper so dont argue just wait three weeks Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1928 Competition Rules Are Scheduled for Tuesday to The doctor was married Thompson June 7 1022 Began Practice Here 1911 Dr Fitzpatrick began hfg medical practice in Mason City in 1011 He was appointed city health officer by TURN TO PAGE 13 COLUMN 8 Wirt SUCCESS WHOUT CAL INDICATES HE WILL VETO FARM AID BILL Brookhart Urges Allow ing Measure to Go Minus Signature BULLETIN DES IttOINES May In a telegram to President Coo lidffc Gov Jolui Hammill of Iowa today urged executive approval of the McNnryHaugen bill WASHINGTON Mar An early veto of the McNary farm relief bill by President was indicated today after president had conferred with Senator Mo Nary republican Oregon ind Representative Ilaugcn ropubl an Iowa authors of the measure Mr Cooltdge is believed to hav alled tiie congressional farm leader nto conference with a view to ask ng them to seek to put thru a farn illl which would not provide for th controversial equalization fee Fee Stumbling Illocli The equalization fee provision o ho McNaryHaugcn measure is th stumbling block In the path oC the legislation Attorney General Sargent a year ago declared it unconstltu tlonal and the president has stood 01 that ruling With a view to obtaining consider atlon by congress of a farm rollel bill It is expected the president wll send his veto the McNaryHaugen legislation to tho capitol late t or within a few days Senator Brookhart Iowa urged Mr Coolldge today neither to approve nor to veto the bill but to allow it to be como law without his signature Then the supreme court could pas upon the constitutionality of the equalization fee principle Senator Brookhart told the presl dent that the dispute between con press and the executive regarding farm relief legislation revolved arounc tho question the constitutionnlils of the fee Unwilling to admit defeat Scnatoi McNnry and Representative Haugen would announce no plans today lu tho event of a veto Way Cut Fee Proposal There were indications that tho sen ator might ask to Iiavo tho bill re rorrcd back to tho iKrictilUire com mittee wlfh a vlcunC having t decide on whether to seek legislation without lie equalization fee The apparent determination of Mr RESTLESS 5TAPTING Saturday in the GlobeGazette Coolidpn to veto thebill and to ask congress for some farm relief legis lation at this session may affect plans for adjournment Saturday es pecially if an effort is made to pass another bill Worker in India Visits Former Home in Bristow BHISTOW May Mlnert who has been in India for two and a half years in the employ of nn auto mobile corporation Is horo visiting at the home 5f his parents Mr and Mrs Frank Mincrt Tho former Belmond boy came here by way oC Japan and Honolulu Winner to Head Parade of Mardi Gras Send in Nominations WHO is to be Queen the Seventy Fifth Anniversary Who is the girl who will honored with tho distinction of riding in an ornate float at the head of the par ada on Mardl Gras night Who is the young woman who on the night ot Wednesday June 20 will be formally crowned Queen at this giant carnival Who Is the young woman who will win a J100 cash prize and other at tractiveawards Who are tho young women who will 10 permitted to ride with the queen as maids of honor and receive cash awards of and respectively along with other valuable siCts Nominations Now Open Thesa questions arose Monday morning when the commutes in ohargo of tho Mardl Gras made a pre liminary announcement of plans for this phase ot the evenings entertain ment and presented a blank for Queen nominations Tho Mardl Gras pavement dance which will furnish the finale for the four day celebration will be held on a street roped ort for tbo occasion To the music of a band with plenty of brass chorea colored Mardi the followers 6C the terpsi art will dance In their multl cV The Queen ot the Gras will preifdeai this frolic Detailed rules with regard to the selection of the Queen will be present ed in later Issues of the GlobeGazette this week Only the principal points will be touched on m tills General Rules Listed Tlie choice wiH lie based on a voting contest Votes will bo Is sued by more than 200 Mason City business mill professional men n complete list of whom wilt ho printed later this week Tills list vrin include all those who have subscribed S5 or more toward lie fraying the expenses ol the ccle bratiDii Votes will be Issued In consid eration of cash payments made either for merchandise or for pro fessional or expert services or in the payment of obligations No votes will be issued on transac tions nt wholesale or for pay roll payments Vofes will be given for pay ments ns above outlined in the following amounts No votes for payments of less than For all payments of or more than but Jess hail one hundred votes For nil payments of or more for each one thousand up o ami including For instance For to votes For to votes For to votes For to votes For to votes Voles will be issued by the con cerns to which payments as niado at tho time of making payments and arc the property ot tho pa tron o whom they arc issued ami can bo voted by the patron for any contestant the patron favors Complete rules will be printed in Tuesdays GlobeGazette Nominations Now Open First votes In the contest will be Is suea Thursday morning by tho partlc ipatlnjr parties Who would you like to see designat ed as Mason Citys Seventyfifth Anni versary Queen A blank for nomina tions is attached herewith The sim plo rules as to submitting this are as follows The name ot the person nomlnatet she mny bo married or single mus bo written in plainly The blank must bear the names five persons making the nomination Each contestant nominated Is en titled to Just votes by virtue of ler nomination HUNT HER GRAVE Parents of Miss Myrtlo Slzer above Mr Vcnioii school t curlier inissinc 1 months Iiavo request ed authorities at Wayne to institute asearch for her grave on tho proirio near Ac cording to nn affidavit sworn to by Wallace McAiidrcws vonvUt in tho state prison at McAlestcr the Rirl commuted suicido in his auto lii September 1027 and lie dug a shallow grave on the prairie and burial hei PROPERM THIS BLANK TO MARDI GRAS COMMITTEE GLOnEGAZETTK MASON CITY IOWA GERMAN TOWN IS SWEPT BY ESCAPING GAS QUEEN NOMINATION BLANK We the undersigned five hereby placo In nomination for queen of Mason Cilys Anniversary name of Write in Full Name ot Your Nominee Here Sponsors Names Here There Jlust Be at Least Each conlcsiant is cnlilled fo voles by virftie of her TEXANS LYNCH NEGROSUSPECT Murder Defendant Taken From Officers and Hanged CENTER Khrlhy County Texas Mny KvhiH was lynched here about his morning by a mob which toolc htm from two officers Ho WHS hanged from tho samo limb of nn oak trco in tlm courthouse yard where another Nepro was about five years ago for an attack on white woman Evinn had brrn charped with mur der fu a fatal attack on John Wheeler at Canton on May 1L between 200 nnd 300 white men were n tho mob Tho Negro was seized mm Sheriff H If Burns and Con table narto Giles of Timpson an they iveie returning Evlns to jail here fol owins his escape Snturdnjnight ormer Resident of Ackley Dies in West May has been eceived hero of the death of Walter i JilnliC former resident who died at ils home In Saturday he funeral will bo held theio Tties ay He left here 13 years ago EXPECT SEN ATE TAX VOTE SOON Measure in Excess of Reduc tion Limit Asked by Coolidge WASHINGTON May Meeting two hours f its norm hour Ui0 senate oclock lar further today on lax reclutiin bill with n dPlcrmlna tlon by both vopiiblirnn nnd lenders for a dual voto before end of Sho riny Tho bomsession of Saturday InMinguntil midnight away most of I ho controversial amend ments and proponents of tlio mensurc were confident of defontlnj tho few remalniiisr throats for tariff and farm relief Ready for final action the mensure called lor a total reduction a littlo In excess of f rtOf as compared with tho limit set by President Coolitlge nnd Secretary Mel lon and the voted by the house riass Sclccls Annual Play AKi May Mummy nnd the a three ful farco comedy is tho play chosen by tho members of the senior class nt tho Tnke Mills hiKli school aa their play Climes From Chemical Factory Spread Death in Hamburg HAMBURG Germany Slay with all the Brim reality of chemical warfare the city of Ham burg today was fighting a deluge ot phosgene wartime poison which began escaping from a cheml kal futory In the Free Harbor distrlt I light overcoming a large number of Persons By noon today 11 persons most of thrm firemen and policemen were dead and ninety victims wcro In hospitals undrr treatment The entire city was menaced but it wan hnprrl that rain which set in would absorb I ho Kas fumes A needed number or masks fur Ihc use of hose inlively lighting ho rearhed Hamburg from lprlln after an emergency call had been sent for Ibem A northeast wind also tho fumes fro mlhe city In the direc tion ot the nearby town of Wilhelms burg Tho gaa escaped from a tank In the chemical factory of Dr Hugo burg Phosgene longer manu factured there but of It were staled to havo been accumulated and stored for exportation lo the Ijnlteil STEWART MUST GOJO TRIAL Tribunal Decides Against Dismissal of Oil Mans Indictment Mny Tho District of Columbia supreme court ruled today that Ilobert teivart chairman board of lio Kiimlard oil company Indiana mist stand trial on a charge of refus ng to answer questions propounded the senate Teapot Dome commit ee litstico Siddons upheld a demurrer lied by tho government agnlnst Stew ires petition to have the case thrown out of courr since the oil man subse inontly answered the questions of the committee BODIES OF 59 BLAST VICTIMS ARE RECOVERED fury Begins Probe to De termine Cause of Explosion MATHER May Tlie bodies of 59 miners victims of an explosion in Mnther mine Saturday lial been recovered up to this afternoon by rescuers who were pushing past the scene of the blast in an effort to learn lie Tafo of 138 men entwned in the far recesses of the workings Shortly after noon carried 13 additional bodlen from tlie mine making lite known death toll 50 LJATI113R May 1 bodies of 39 miners recovered and aken to the homes of their kin rescue eams from various sections of the soft oal belt carried on today In an effort o reach tho 159 men still entombed In lather mine where an explosion on Saturday trapped 2JI workers behind iles oE coal and slate A coroners jury comprising BX en and augmented by Inspectors rom the stale bureau oE mines was irdered to delve Into tho cause of tho last Except for crowds of curious Mather today Hie usual quiet ittle milliner town Relatives of min ers still trapped in Uvo underground workings while foregoing their usual daily pursuits did not display any outward emotion Dryeyed and hope Cul thoy awaited word oC their loved ones Experts Gave Up Hope Slins rescue experts gave uiJ Hope ot returning any men to the surfaco air alive and while tills feeins was secretly shirred by wives mothers and children of the entombed miners out wardly they buoyed their hopes on other disasters whore men were taken alive from mines several Jays after an explosion Two elderly persona who had stood it the mlno tipple sinca tho news of ho blast was broadcast let It be known oday that they liad four sons Inside he mine Andy Boots and his three rot hers obtained dork nt tho Mather lino Saturday morningand reported or their first labor with tho III fated hift Tho explosion occurred at what In nown as tho fourteenth and fifteenth utts off the mnln channel Reports int flvo hampered tho work of ros ueis were found untrue and bureau f mines authorities refused to icl ince the exact cause of tlie blast til further Investigation One icory was that a pocket of gas bad cn struck nt one oC tho worklnjr ces of the mlno while others Insisted TURN TO PAGE 13 COMMN 8 AIRPORTMAN KILLED IN CRASH Railroad Mans Car Collides With Auto of Muscatine Banker May vester Henera Kaliport section band killed Sunday when tho motor speedster on which he was riding crashed into tlio aufomobllo of W F Bishop Muscatlno banker nnd button manufacturer nt n crossing In Musca tine F FrjB yard foreman who wan driving the speedster was slightly in jured Ilishop was not hurt An inriucst will bo conducted Uednpsrlay AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Tourist liusli Hrfins FAIRMONT May nro already coming to Ihn lakes i number cnmr to fish before the sea son gets along Into the summer Modern kissin aint no worse than holdin hands used to be It aint what you do that counts but the way it makes you ;