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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 22, 1928, Mason City, Iowa DAILY NEWSPAPER fOft Hofite AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION XXXV UNITED PRESS AND INTERN AT ION AI NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SBHVICH MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MAY 22 1928 FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO 194 EXPECT COOLIDGE WILL SIGN TAX CUT BILL Jury Finds Haines Murdered Mason City Man POOLS UmRULES GIVEN FOR SELECTING QUEEN MAY BE GIVEN LIFE SENTENCE HEADS K1WANIS MEET Defense Fails in Its At tempt to Show an Alibi pORT SCOTT May jury in the cose of Orval Haines charged with the slaying of John Ti Pool Mason City in the M K and T yards here on the night of March 31 Monday afternoon at brot in a verdict of murder in the second degree i TJnder the Kansas laws Haines may be sentenced from 10 years to life Jmpri aonment in the state penitentiary The caso went to the jury Saturday evening at 5 oclock and the jury de liberated until 12 oclock that night when it was excused until 0 oclock Monday morning Tho jurors were out practically 12 hours The fact that Ilnines has already served a term In thf penitentiary for highway robbery may have some bearing on the next sentence The states principal Eob Barton companion of Pool who was on the stund three hours and who positively identified Haines as the one 1 who did the shooting The defense sought to prove an alibi for Haines by showing that he was at the i wood restaurant at the time tlie shoot Wng1 was alleged to have occurred V the state to refute this statement on the stand Marlon Logan who that he jiieard the shooting about 20 thjit Logan is employed A rvy jard which is not far Cat the st ba16t taken afteithe jurors went their room the vote was nine to ree conviction WORKER FOUND ALIVE AFTER 60 HOURS IN MINE HENRY C HEINZ Henry C Heinz president of Iviwanis International is to pre side over a nationwide meeting ot Iviwanis clubs of the Uniled States and Canada meeting simul taneously on June 18 or a united expression of iriliuto to the un selfish service of members The twelfth annual convention of Ki wanls International is to lie held lit Seattle from June 1721 Competition Opened to All Cerro Rescue Efforts Renewed in Attempt to Find 137 Others BULLETIN MATHER May The lilfaleil Mather mine scene of it disastrous explosion con tinuiMl to give up its dead this afternoon The known death toll reinlied 83 and mine officials said tho prospects were that all other missing men numbering 115 would be added to tlie list of dead MATHER May rescue of a living man from death ridden Mather mine today renewed hope for some of the 137 missing mineis entombed by an explosion Sat urday Imprisoned for more than 60 hours in the underground recesses Frank Krubik was found alive by a rescue crew le was brot to tlie surface and ushecl to the emergency hospital nearby where doctors said his condi tion was very good in view oC his bar rowing experience Rescuers Hope Extra Votes Will tfe Given to All Girls Put in Nomination Before Saturday L SPECIFIC and detailed rules to govern selection of the queen of Mason Citys Seventyfifth Anniver sary Celebration were announced Tuesday morning by the Mardi Gras committee All of Cerro Gordo county it will se noted is included in the territory from which the girl who heads tlie parade on Mardl Gras night Wednesday June 20 may be drawn In addition to the distinction of presiding as queen of this carnival event there will be the attrac IIRMAIL PILOT DIES IN CRASH Langley Flyer Killed After Taking Plane Off Ship Near Hawaii RICHMOND May northbound mail piano on the route connecting the east with the south crashed out of a fog laden sky here early and killed its pilot B J Morrissey 35 Aurora 111 The plane bound from Richmond for Washington and Philadelphia feft the Byrd airport here at a and shortly afterward was a mass of wreckage just off the Seven Pines golf course near Sandston If A Elliott local manager for Pit cairn Aviation contractors for the mall route said Slorrlsscy apparently became lost in the fog while seeking to land on the golf course In the pilots hand was clasped a flash light IjniEley Flyer Killed HONOLULU May William II Rertdlngton a naval flyer attached to the U S S Langley was killed yesterday when big plane went into a nosedive after taking off from ths deck of the ship an announce ment here said A radio operator In the plans wa able to get clear and was saved A search of several houra failed to re veal any trace ot the body The Langley waa enrouta from Hawaii to the mainland with thi battlo fleet wbleh recently completei several weeks of maneuvers Heddington resided at Coronado Cal He was 27 years old KILLED BY HAIL leavy Crop Losses Caused by Texas Wind and Elec trical Storms LORBDO Tex May lersons were killed upwards of 50 In ured and heavy crop and property osses caused by wind hail and elec rlcal storms In southern Texas yes erday Driven before a 70mile wind large hall stones killed a 14 year old boy and njured his mother as they worked in a field near here Two cowboys were to death when wind wrecked a house south ot Laredo and Harry luz of Cameron was killed when Ightnlng struck his home A tornado near Ferris ln Ellis county wrecked one home Heaviest crop losses were reported n this district where early cotton and onion fields were hard hit by hall The storm struck so suddenly n this district that many persons working In fields were ieacli shelter and were severely bruised by he large hail stones Cattle and goats were said to have been kilted by he hail Ties Church Excavation CRYSTAL LAKE May TOork has been done excavating for th basement for the new church wh will he built this summer The nev structure wllj he of brick icl Dont Miss the first chapters of Restless Love An intense love story by Samuel Menvin Clean and wholesome Yet denims with Situations that confront Us today Begins Saturday ion of In a cash prize and a fur her allowance of for her costume Maids of honor will also receive valu prizes as set out in the followin set ot rules Premium on Promptness It will be noted that a premium will be placed on prompt nominations Per sons placed in the running in time for printing in the GlobeGazette on Sat urday of this week will receive extra votes from the committee Head thru these rules and hurry along the namo ot tho girl you thinV is entitled to be queen of the greates celebration ever planned in Mason City A ballot and accompanying in structldns for its proper uso will b found on thispage hope had for tho en tombed spurred the rescuers to renew their work They started a new drive thru the blast swept tunnela hoping to find other miners alive In the far reaches of the workings Some res uuera believed that Krubik might have rawlcd from another section of the mine where others might be found alive Rescuers said that when found Krubilc was on his hands and knees crawling among tho bodies strewn nearby and mumbling Doctors be lievert the dcady afterdamp had af feeted the mans throat causing him to think he was being strangled Some of the bodies near Krubik were burned and mangled This led rescuers to believe that Krubik had crawled to that point from some othei section of the mine and they spurred their efforts to explore the far re cesses of the workings in the hope that others would be found alive New Rescue Drive Bccun Krubik was taken to the emergency company hospital aa soon as he reached the surface The rescue of Krubik gave hope to tho scores of relatives of entombed men and to tho rescuers who started a drive thru the debris in the tunnels toward butt No 19 They explained that this butt was off the main heading and was Iso lated Supplies of canvas and timber were In the butt nnd the 35 or Speaking of tests of patience were men known to have been working you ever behind a woman in a cafe there might have erected a brattice to teria line while Bhe was holding a conkeep out the gaa ference with herself at the salad I Courier printed this week Jn the Mason City GlobeGazette Signs In the win dows will also designate those places authorized to give out ballots VHEN Tho giving of votes in connection with cash transactions will begin at all authorized places on Thursday morning May 24 and will con tinue until 2 P M Tuesday June 19 IOW TO DEPOSIT Ballot boxes will bo installed in various local business houses which will be authorized by the committee to receive the ballots A complete list of these ballot receiving stations will bo printed during the week in the Mason City GlobeGazette Or ballots may be sent by mall to the Mardi Gras Committee GlobeGa zette Building Mason City Iowa MISCELLANEOUS REPUBLICANS IN TEXAS SPLIT ON HOOVER VOTES Democrats in Difficulty Over Support of Gov Al Smith BULLETIN WALLAS TEXAS May 22 republican stale con vention split when it was callled to order here today and nflcr two of the minority fncllon leaders were led out by policemen that group followed for a convention ot its own aL another hall It was the faction headed lu ll B Crcager Brownsville na tlonnl comniitteciuan and de manding the selection and instruc tion of 2G delegates for Herbert Hoover which retained control oE tile silo ot Ihe original meeting tho municipal auditorium DALLAS Texas May With two powerful factions flaunt banners Texas democrats were at Beaumont for their stall convention today In a spirited figh centering on efforts of a nilnoritj group eventualy to add 40 more dele gates to the Hat of Governor Smith o New York Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS May 21 this your Idea what the original founders meant con gress to be When a bill is In troduced let it bo voted on and either approved or rejected by a It was never meant that by polit ical maneuvering that any bill could be prevented from being voted on Yet thats the standing of the Boulder proposition in the senate In other words you dont find out it the prisoner is innocent or guilty you just keep him in Jail till he dies Yours WILL ROGERS P notorious case out here ot a young girl and a ricli man assisted as usual by the fond mother Copyright HAMBURGS GAS DEATHS MAY BE LEAGUE INQUIRY Hundreds Forced to Flee From Homes Eleven Persons Die IOWA FORECAST Fair Tuesday night and Wed nesday Warmer Wednesday wanner in northwest norlion Tuesday nsht LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGnzetto weather figures for 24 hour period ending at oclock a Tuesday Highest Monday i7 Degrees Lowest in NlRht Degrees At A M 53 Degrees Tlio fact that the wind has failed to budge the northwest Is reflected In the foregoing weafher statistics Tho maximum of 07 is rather low for ARMY AVIATOR OFF FOR GULF Any woman of good charac ter IS years of ago or older resid ins within tlia borders ot Cerro Gordo County is eligible for nomina tion and election as Queen of the Secentyfifth Anniversary Celebra tion METHOD OF A contestant may be nominated by any five Individuals who will use for this purpose blanks appearing dally in the Mason City GlobeGa zette during the week ot May 21 to 26 Each contestant nominated is entitled to votes and votes only by virtue of her nomina tion CLOSING Nominations will be received any time up to and including June 5 EXTRA In order to encourage tho prompt entrance of candidates all candi dates whose nominations have been filed In time for their names to ap pear in the first printed standing ot candidates which will be printed on Saturday May 28 wll receive from the commtiteo an award of extra votes No oilier award of extra votes will bo announced or given at any time thru the contest to coveVa during the contest in these rules and yet keep them Elmple Should any point or question arise apparently not covered by these rules the Mardl Gras committee reserves theright to rule on such point or question as It arises and their decision is to bo final Ballots will bo collected by and counted by the Mardl Gras committee or its employes and standings ot the contestants will bo printed from time to time in the GlobeGazette Stand ings the contestants will be printed daily during the final week of the contest beginning June 12 and at least weekly during the time previous to June 12 with the first standing ap pearing in tho GlobeGazette of Sat urday May 26 VOTES m DawntoDusk Flight Progress From N Y to Galveston HULLETIN MEMPHIS May William n Swceley landed liere at a m to re He left Louisville at a in and Memphis wns liis lost scheduled stop before Galveston his destination He took off at and expected lo reach Gal veston ahtnit 4 p central standard time BUFFALO N May Lieut William u Sweelcy army avi ator took off at oclock this morning eastern daylight time on a dawntodnsk flight from Buffalo to Texas Tho aviators schedule provided for a landing at Louisville about oclock eastern daylight time and at Memphis about oclock eastern daylight time Ho said he would stop in each place about 15 minutes May and tho minimum of 43 Is so Lieutenant Swcoley said that If the little nbove tho frost level that bean flight should be successful It would ho I ho first time growers are a hit frightened It was still chilly Tuesday morning altho the mercury oclock had risen to cl at standard armj plntio hnd covered so great a distance from bonndnry of the country to another during daylight hours COUNTING BALLOTS PRIZES Votes will bo Issued only on the basis ot cash payments either for merchandise or for services pur chased or in payment of obligations No votes are to be Issued for trans actions at wholesale or for the pay ment of wages SCHEDULE OF Votes will bo issued as follows 100 votes for every cash transaction of more than 1 and less than 5 1000 votes for every transaction of 5 voles for each additional of any one transaction up to and in cluding OR INSTANCE For f 1 to votes For 5 to votes 8 to votes For 10 to vtoes For 11 to votes HOW Vote blanks will be furnished to the firms participating In the contest They must be Issued aa and when tho cash payments are actually made When issues they must bear the firms name and the name of the firm representative or Individ ual receiving tho cash payment Votes will be Issued at the time of making payments and are tho prop erty of the patron to whom they are Issued and can be voted by the pat ron for any contestant the patron favors WHERE Votes will be given for cash trans actions at all places of business which have subscribed 55 or more to tlio expense of arranging for the Seventyfifth Anniversary Celebra tion Vote blanks and instructions will be furnished to such places by tho committee in chnrgo A complete list ot all plnces an to issue ballots will be The contestant receiving the great est number oC votes will bo declared Queen of the Seventyfifth Anniver sary Celebration will be crowned on ths Mardl Grns night June 20 and will ride in tho regal float at the head of the historical of that night and will preside at the pavement dance and Mardi Gras carnival to fol low the parade The Queen will receive a casli prize of and in cash as a costume allowance also other gifts and awards which may bfc later offered The contestant receivingthe next largest numberof votes will be ac claimed as the Queens first Maid of Honor and will receive a cash prize of J50 with an additional costume al lowance of The contestant receiving the third highest number of votes will receive a cash award of with a costume allowance of In case the con tcstants furnish their own costumes the dress allowance will be added to the cash prizes The Jlardi Gras com mlttee will bo glad to receive offers o gifts for the Queen and her Maids of Honor and to matte public announce ment of these gifts faction professed tOrSte ttgood ombnin th Dean author of the Texas prbhlbUIo statute as temporary chairman Dean lias beun fa vorcd by Gov Dan Moody who altl heading tho strong harmony group which seeks a dry platform plank an delegation uninstructed for an presidential candidate lias announce1 support of any nominee selected a the democratic national convention Democratic Split Seen Moodys stand has brol a chargi from the constitutional or ultrn drj ioup that the harmony faction I ivorking secretly for Governor Smith iVhile Moody voiced bis opposition t Governor Smith he announced tha a candidate pledged to law enforce iient would receive ills support Will this possibility of a split in the drj ranks prevailing Smith supporters In dicatcd they were ready to join th harmony forces in tho move to send an uninstructed delegation to Hous on Preconvention sessions produced rumors ot a trade between tlie Moody forces and the Smith supporters to allow the latter to name somo dele gates to Houston favorable to the New York governor and to abolish the unit rule governing the states 40 votes but this was denied by Moody South DiiUolans Name Delegates PIERRE So May South Dakota volovs today are nam ing delegates to the republican and democratic national conventions but apparently without binding instruc tions to presidential preferences While party leaders express the be lief that delegates will follow the act ion of the recent state proposal con ventions in supporting ami Smith they are not legally bound to do so according to interpretations of the law available here HAMBURG Germany May cloud of phosgene one ot the deadliest ot the war gasses which hung over Hamburg and claimed 11 lives had blen dissipated but its menace still lingered today More thati 20Q persona In IXOK iof SENATE PASSES MEASURE MINUS TARIFFAIDERS Corporations Get Biggest Slice of 290 Million Slash BULLETIN WASHINGTON May For the second lime during the Coolidge mtrniiiistration the house today overrode a presidential veto It was on a postal pay increase measure The vote wns 310 to 42 May VV senate tax reduction bill was hound or the congressional adjustment room today there to meet its house partner for a reconciliation ot differences The senate passed its measure late last night after several attempts to attach tariff and farm riders wers overwhelmingly defeated with the democrats aiding the republicans in refusing saddles to these proposals These two groups parted company however In a KtlrriiiB battle which the republicans won thus keeping their program within range of the reduction limitation set by President Coolidge and Secretary Mellon Dnwes Breaks Tie Vole In this drive the democrats were de feated after two roll calls the last re sulting in a tie vote which was brok en by Vice Picsklent on the one plank oC their pro gram they previously had placed In the graduated scale of lower rates on corporations with Incomes undcr lehiyaiis sincaiithc times does not prove fatal unti week after it Is inhaled A of only a half gram to a cubic meter of air is sufficient to cause deatli Cattle lay dead in tho fields chick ens and ducks in the farmyards and dops and cats In the city streets muto evidence of the terrible death which crept thru the sleeping city Trees grass and growing crops shriveled as tho silent menace spread 350 Families Leave Homos Three hundred and fifty families driven from their homes in terror by deaths silent approach were per mitted to return when the authorities were convinced that the gas had been dissipated hy wind and rain They returned apprehensively x They shuddered as they reflected upon their close escape1 from death and upon the sufferings which might be inflicted upon a defenseless peo ple by gas bombs dropped from air planes in times of war Maj Gen Amos A Fries chief ot tho chemical warfare service of the American war department said In Washington that none ot the gas was o have been shipped to the United States for vise of the American army The war department Ije said hud TURN TO PAGE H COLUMN 8 recordVote content I lt probably will be several days be fora Is reached between the senate and 7iouso conferees but leaders are confident the measure can bo whipped Into shape for final ap proval by senate and houso and sent lo the president by tha end of the week Adjourn In Pew Days Adjournment of congress by Salur day or early next week is now planned While the president set as the outsldo limit of tax reduction which Iho condition of tlio treasury would permit leaders believeho will sign a measure providing for a cut of Waterloo Business Man Shot May ry L president of the Tiltchfleld Manufacturing company makers of farm implements shot him self In the head at his homo here eariy today His condition is critical hut not hopeless physicians said II health of his wife wns de clared responsible for his act WHEN PROPERLY PILLED OUT MAIL THIS BLANK TO MAKDI Kit AS COMMITTEE GLOI1EGAKETTE RCILUING MASON CITY IOWA QUEEN NOMIN ATION BLANK Wo the undersigned five hereby place fn nomination for Queen of Mason Citys Screntyfiftli Anniversary tlie name ot Write in IruH of Your Nominee Here Sponsors Names Here There Must Be nt Least Each ranlesfatit is entitled to votes by virtue of her Corporations get the biggest slice of the tax cut winning in tlie TURN TO PAGE H COLUMN 8 BREMEN FLYER HAS NEW PLANE Atlantic Hero Says Another Hop Across Ocean Is Not Likely ALBANY N May Baron Gunthcr Von Huenefcld back or of tlie first successful westward flight across the north Atlantic has purchased the lunkers plane Kuropa sister ship of the Urcnicn but what Bhls he plans in the new plane were u matter of conjecture today One report was that the baron Cnp laln Koehl and Major Pitzmauricc would attempt 1 return flight to Eur ope having tho new plane shipped to York from Gcrmnny Baron Von lluenefelrt however denies that such are his plans He said it was possible that the plane would bo shipped to Ireland and that he and Koehl would fly It thence to Germany but that tho plans wore indefinite The baron an aviation en thusiast snld he hrul also placed orders for other planes The flyers before leaving for Mon tipal snid they had planned to at tempt the eastward pnssago In the Bremen hut with tho Bremen put out of commission in an attempt to bring her out from Grcpnly Island he iudi ontod there wns little likelihood of an attempt of a return flight CLAIM WESTERN DAM WILL HOLD Fears Dispelled of Break in Salt Lake City Structure ALT LAKE CITY May weakened Scofield dam which engineers feared would collapse and flood a largo farming district south ot here today was reported to be with standing the pressure of about 000 acrefeet of water without defin ite Indications of a break Arrival of 200 more to aid the 300 odd men who worked yes terday and last night to erect a dike to relnforco tho main structure wan said to havo enabled engineers to partly control leaks in the huge struc ture However In charge said the seepage had not been fully stopped for CliirjiRO PLYMOUTH Mny Rev William FHiell and son Hvirbcrt arc lo leave Monday afternoon for Chicago Tho Hov Ruell will hold evangelistic meetings for the Moody Institute ot Chicago this summer His first moot ing will bo at Miss AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I dont go much by what folks say about a man I judge him hy the look on his wifes ;