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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 6, 1928, Mason City, Iowa DAILY NEWSPAPER tost THt Hows lit AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRB38 LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBER 6 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPlLUMENTAL SERVICE NO 24 HOOVER SHOWS STRENGTH IN TEXAS CITIES T T T T r r T T T MiS 1 fl v T j r Voters Crowd Polls at Early Hour Indicating Tremendous Count POLLING PLACESlowans Flock to Polls in Record Numbers TO REMAIN OPEN UNTIL 7 TONIGHT 5500 Voted by Counting Boards to Start at 1 P M WITH weather conditions Ideal and momentous local and national questions to be decided Mason City voters turned out In unprecedented numbers Tuesday to the eight voting places Indicating that the vote in tho general election will tie the largest in the history ot the city Approxi mately had voted by oclock in the afternoon At that hour the vote in the various precincts was as follows First precinit first ward 770 Sec ond precinct lirst ward 502 First precinct second ward Second precinct second ward 700 First pre third ward 750 Seond precinct third ward 720 First precinct fourth Jf ward 530 and Second precinct fourth ward 419 Is Limit The total possible vote that can be cast in election in Mason City is the number that roistered When the voting places opened at 7 in the morning there were waiting at most of the polls Iibm that hour th ut the remainder of tlie daymen and women streamed la FIRST WITH ELECTION RETURNS h IK The u early In M ficlency business inen made use of the r to cast their ballots early In order to avoida rush unite the closing hours of the day Election Boards Busy The unexpected Influx of voters s the morning tested the ef the election judges and jlerks and in some of the larger pre cincts long lines of voters formed be fore the boards were rearranged Arthur Harris county auditor am Supervisor G L Pedelty were busp if during the morning making the rounds of the polls putting in shock troops ns election judges or clerks when these were needed and otherwise aid ins the board members in getting started In the tremendoustask ot op crating the election machinery Task Is Complicated The fact that there were three othei D f ballots the municipal court the state ioad bond issue and the senate VM ment in addition to tho regular elec tlon ballot complicaated somewhat the fitaak for the Judges It was necessary one ot the judges in each voting ij place to Initial each ballot and place one of each In tho hands ot eachper son in the constant stream of voters Tho Job ot operating tho election machinery 13 In the hands ot 200 judges and clerks In Cerro CJordc county This Includes 40 members o eight counting that started counting the ballots In eight Mason TURN TO PAGE 1C COLUMN 4 NEW ASHFORD IS FIRST TO FINISH England Precinct Gives Hoover 28 Smith 3 NEW ASHFORD Nov this town nestled in heart f the Bcrkshlres today went the dls nctfon of being the first place Ir the ntire country to complete its vote Will Rogers NEW YORK N Nor Owing to jealousy and not pay ing my entrance fees I find my name has been left off tho ballot Now here in how we will fool them There is a fellow running some where on the ticket called com merce He Is a social ist so vote for him in place of me and In case gets in wo will split It I will run tho jgovernment and I he can do the jflshinsSo vote tor Thomas and elect Rogers IThe election jaint over till C tonight VWLI ROOER3 but its really been ever sincelast June Just think we got people In this country that have to wait till votes are counted before they know This Is going to be the greatest lesson in Booprraphy that New York York City ever had They never knew how many people live west the Hudson riv er Tours t Copyright The little town of Ashford again tiiis year was the first to complete its election count giving 28 votes to Hoover and 3 for Smith The voting waa done in the scltoolhouse shown nbove VIRGINIAN SHOT DURING ROW AT ROAD BOOSTERS CLAIM WIN BY BALLOTS or president It gave Hoover 28Smith 3 The oto was flashed to the nation at 34 a m It was the fourth time that New shford had Been first to complete its ote tor president Thru arrangement y the Berkshire Eagle two amateur idio operators cooperated to flash IB news to that newspaper at Pitts eld 10 miles away and to the Aaso lated Press Every one of the towns 31 eligible oters had arrived at the school ouse which was used asa polling lace by a m and Instead of a ooth they eat at tho childrens desks o write their ballots The count was completed by vhen Prentlss Bailey Plttsfleld np rating station 1BHD reached Wai er Groves of that city at station Voted for Coolldge Too The vote for the rest of the state Icket Included For U S senator Walah fD 4 ounff R 27 governor Allen R 27 Cole D 3 Tho two oldest voters were Emery Baker 71 and Sister Hattio Baker 2 The latter altho seriously ill with heumatlsm Insisted upon belne os to the school Four years ago the town gave Pres dent Coolldge 20 to four for Davis his democratic opponent Todays vote TURN TO PAGE 16 COLUMN 5 HAVE YOU VOTED FRENCH CABINET QUITS IN BODY Resignation Follows With drawal of Four Socialist Members PARIS Nov G The Polncare cabinet which has been in office since July 23 resigned in a hotly to day after four radical socialist min isters offered their resignations The radicals who resigned were Albert Simant minister of interior Edouard Herrlot minister of education Henri Quellle minister of agriculture and Leon Perrler minister ot colo nies The radicals announced that their partys pro S ram marto continued col with tho national union cabinet imposslhle AYR YOU Aredalo Woman 111 AREDAL Nov i Mrs Stems was taken to the Lutheran hos pital at Hampton Friday afternoon Six Persons Arrbsted in North Carolina for Fraud OPENCER W Nov at a polling placo near Left Hand Hill Clyde Moore 25 was seriously wounded today E H Huffman was arrested and committed to the Koane county Jail was said that probably would die Few details of the shooting were re ceived S Arrested in N C NEWBERN N Nov Five men were arrested here today and other warrants have been sworn out charging conspiracy to prevent free exercise of the franchise Those arrested were C D Cherry and C Newman Ghent poll holders A A Kater chairman ot the county electipns board and C A Ryman and WInfleld GnslfinB poll holders In Bridgeton across the river from this city Cherry Newman and Kafer were released under bonds of after a hearing while Ryman and Gaskina have not been given a hearing yet What Brings Wealth and Ouccess Does bluff and a not too scrupulous adherence to ethics In business bring wealth and success Is it necessary to spend than you make in eventually to make than you spend more order more READ Lets Live By MILDRED LAMB Starting Wed Nov 7 In the GlobeGazette Expect Million Voters to Register Choice During Day DES JIOINBS Nov weather and rapidly drying roads contributed materially today In bring ing out a heavy vote in Iowas elec tion Indications at an early hour were that moie than votes would cast during the day estab lishing a new Iowa record Interest in the election centered principally In the presidential contest but linked with this was a pitched battle between proponents and oppon ents of a proposition to bond the state to the extent of to com plete the primary road system In six climax a fight which started nearly four years ago and ran course of two regular sessions and ona extra session of the Iowa legislature before a bill covering the issue was enacted for to the people Even the most optimistic among the proponents of the measuro placed pre dictions for carrying the issue only to majority SlxTartles on Bs Six parties presented candidates for presidential honors for considera tion of Iowa dem ocratic socialist socialistlabor farm erlabor and workers Gov John Hammlll republican seeking a third term fn the guberna torial chair was pitted against candi dates four other parties with the democratic party banking Its hopes of victory on a vote trend to that partys national candidate which would carry thru the atateticket Opposing Governor HammiU were Li TV House a Humboldt lawyer democrat Howard Rose Des Molnes socialist Howard N Rand Mason City farmerlabor and William F Patton Council Bluffs workers par ty The last time the socialists ap peared on an Iowa ticket some 15 TURN TO PAGE IB COLUMN 4 YOU YOUTH INDICTED IN MURDER CASE New York Boy to Plead In sanity for Slaying Sweetheart NEW YORK Nov 6 T Rice 17 year old former high school athlete was indicted by the Rich mond county grand jury today on a charge first degree murder In the death of Alice Tooat 13 year old Staton Island high school strl Young HIce has confessed accord ins to police that he strangled tht girl after ho had struck her with ME j fist aa the outcome ot a quarrel Her body with cord bound tightly about I the neck was found Friday night In 1 her home In Port Richmond Staten Island Insanity will he the defense pie for the youth his attorney has In dlcated YOU HIROHITO WILL BE ENTHRONED ELECTION RETURNS The GlobeGazette has made the most elaborate arrangements in its history to gather and present to its subscribers the returns of national election Two Associated Press wires will bring to the office the national and state results Complete arrangements have been per fected to get prompt reports from every precinct in Cerro Gordo county These re turns will be bulletined on the Globe Gazette windows and megaphoned to those in the street At 4 oclock Wednesday morning an election extra edition will be issued with the most complete returns available which will be distributed without charge to all subscribers who can be reached at that hour Returns will be available by telephone as usual Call 27 28 and 29 2 CANDIDATES flUIETLY AWAIT TOtWPT FIRE COUNCIL URGED ELECTION BRIEFS BALLOTJIOUNT Families of Nominees Prepare to Cast Their Votes By JAMES I WEST Associated Press Staff Writer PALO ALTO Nov 6 bert Hoover today became a merethepiace that re PROOF BUILDING Chamber of Commerce Committee Makes Suggestions E citv council meeting Tuesday afternoon for the purpose of adopt ing 1 measure for the regulation of building activities in tho city to take Japanese Emperor Reachesi Nagoya Palace on Way to Kyoto XAGOYA Japan Nov 5 ing made a real Imperial private in the greatest army of Ameri cans that ever went to the polls tc vote in a national election The repub lican presidential candidate had trav eder miles across tho continent to cast his ballot His voting place was precinct No 2 on the campus of Stanford university where he had worked as a youth to gain an education With his own were to be cast the ballots of four other members at his family those of Mrs Hoover and his two Allan and Herbert and Mrs Herbert Hoover Jr In the group was one of the million of first voters whom the nominee in the course of the campaign has wel comed Into an active participation into the political affairs of the nation Thi was Allan HoovW who attained hit majority only last August Quietly Verdict After voting the Hoovers planned to spend the remainder of the da quietly at their home at San Juan hill and there receive the returns both bj radio and over special wires of Press associations Because of the difference In time between the west and the cast J Irs results of the election begun reaching tho republican standard bearer liofort he went to the polls and before mid night Pacific coasttime he expects tc learn whether he is to head a new re publican administration in the contro of the federal government Mrs Smiths Hirlhcliy NEW YORK Nov C Al fred E Smith hopes the voters will wife first of the land as a pealed In connection with the Kresge building was confronted with a recom mendation of the health safety and sanitation committee of tho Chamber of Commerce that a standard iflrcprdol construction bo required In the draw ingup of a new measure The recommendation was presented by a committee composed of Asa A Arleigh Marhall and G E Cress members of the chamber Ruh division which met at the Hotel Han ford Tuesday noon Adopt Adams Motion The question on thebuilding re quirements of the city came Tip in the discussion on methods of promoting the fire protection of the city D IT made a motion that the old fire ordinance and code he reenacted A substitute motion by Mr Adams to require a standard fireproof construe tlon however was adopted It the sense of those who spoke during tho meeting that the futun welfare of the city demands flreprool TO in COLUMN 4 Hav along a carefully guarded railroad Emperor Iflrolilta rested in Hie de tached pnlaceat Nayoya this evs nlns The emperor who Is enroutc tf Kyoto where ho will be enthroned ns the one hundred twentyfourth im perial ruler of Japan arrived at Xa Boya In a special train from Tokyo this afternoon Stations nlonpr iho route were crowded with school children niem jbcrs of the army reserve and patriot ic organizations The cities were fes tively decorated Country folk left the harvest and fllood for hours alonR the to await the luxun xxifjifxf jous brown and gilded Imperial train Today is Mrs Smiths birthday ant the only other time during their mar riage that election day fell on Nov was ten years when her hushand waa first elected governor of Ncn York The election of her husband to th presidency today safrl Mrs Smith TO PAGB COLUMN 1 Wounds Prove Fatal to New York Gambler YORK Nov B Rothstein biK time gambler who hnil been n prominent figure In tho cilyH night 3ife for nmny years mul activities the authorities have Investi gated on several occasions dlert refusing in accordance with the code of tho underworld to reveal the j identityof the alnyer YOU Flood Chicago Polls CHICAGO Nov 6 hun red thousands voters had cast their allots here two and onehalf hours ter the polls opened election offi als estimated drilling that Cliicaeo is were goitiB to the polls at the rate mi hour Virtually 110 trouble was expcri ncel during the first few liours al 10 vigilant watchers and of clals were on the alert Indications lat much scratching was bolnp done as evidenced by the fact that clec tm officials reported ttmt envli voter aa averaging moro than five min tes Gives 5 for Smith CAHABA Alabama Nov 6 amplcte elections returns from Ca aba Alabamas first capital at m gave Smith 5 Hoover 1 Nearby lartln station reported atotal vote or Smith of 4 Crowd Polls at K C KANSAS CITY Nov 6 tm officials here estimated that 50 OU persons nearly a fourth of tile registered voters had cast iieir ballots at 8 m today Long nes of voters ninny of them women in line practically oiling plnce waiting for the doors to pen at 6 a m Perfect Indian summer prevailed lere Cooliilgc Ready to Vote NORTHAMPTON Nov 6 and arrive lere at 8 oclock this morning to cas heir votes In the presidential elec tlon Cnrtts Casts His Ballot TOPEKA Nov 6 Irtor Charles Curtis the Ylce presidential nominee cast hr ballot at a m today at the Pol school his voting precinct of th third ward here Report Heavy Balloting BBS MOINES Nor 6 precincts in tho city of DCS Moinc each reported from 60 to 151 vote cast In tiie first hour of balloting t day Long lines hRd formed nt 8 a m Indications were that mi umin ally Inree vote would cast In Ih ity Approximately person are registered here Rcffistrafions DAVBNPOKT Nov 0 clear skies and Idea weather condi ions Davenport voters marched t ptilN today Tt was estimated that at Icftst DOO had voted during tho first three lours that the polls were npcu Scott county is expected to cast the leaviflst voto in itn history today liar ng more than registrations YOU Eggs Hurled at Heflin in Texas Speech Two Other Meetings Ended in Dis order By TUB ASSOCIATED PKKSS Till egg ordinarily n delicacy of the menu lost Its Identity somewhat last nipht In at least three political disturbances which biot heated campaigns lo 1111 end in various parts of tlio country The lien fruit lecnme the method by MOST OF SOUTH APPEARS TO BE BACKING SMITH ioover However Takes Early Lead in Houston BULLETIN ISABEL NOT complete returns from five boxes in McCurtaln county gave Smith 347 votes Hoover 142 The ratio wan virtually the sums M the vote In 1924 BULLETIN TOPEKA NOT Incomplete returns from 11 pre cincts In Topekn gave Hoover S17 and Smith 315 BULLETIN LAREDO Nov g Incomplete returns In Webb coun ty at n today gave Smith 70J anfl Hoover 361 votes BULLETIN DENVER Nor 8 Incomplete returns from 37 pre cincts out of 292 iii the city KRVO for president Hoover Smith BULLETIN DENVER Nov 6 plete Veturns from 4ft out of 193 city andcounty of Denver gave Hoover Smith Dodge City Nov G Incnmpfefo returns front four out of five city precincts gave Hoover 385 Smith 108 BULLETIN IOLA Nov 6 complete returns from five pre cincts in loin anrl one in Allen county give Hoover 191 Smith US OX the basis of scattering and in complete returns enrly this after loon mostly from southern states it appeared that the solid south was standing by the candidacy of Gover nor Smith altho indications of n re volt In tho customarily democratic state of Texas were seen In Houston nt 2 oclock 52 ot thn 133 precincts had given Hoover and Smith The balloting in city thruout tho day showed stoncly for Die republican nominee j while his democratic opponent col the usual lends In other states Among tho latter which appear to le in thfdemocratic column are these South Carolina where early reports Smith fififi Hoover 11 Gcorgin Smith 201 and Hoover 15 Nnrth Caro lina Smith 32 Hoover 1 Mississippi Smith 21 Hoover 2 and Smith 158 Hoover 5 Arkansas for Smith Tiie eary volo In Arkansas too indicated a victory for the Now York er who pot an entire precinct In Ark On the other hand Kansas on the of tho south appeared to be In the Hoover column for 2H proclncts In Kansas City turned in Tj34 for Hnciveinnd 21fi for Smith The situation In Texas in the light of rho earlier ictiirnfl occasioned the nost fiurpHse for in this rockrlhlied stnto Ihfi republican IOWA FORECAST Increasing cloudiness and tonight Wednesday proli showers LOCAL STATISTICS GloljoGflxetle figures for 2 hour period ending at S oclock a m Tuesday Highest Monday Lowest in Night At 8 A M Tncfflliiy 53 Degrees 31 Degrees 31 Degrees Monday afternoons high icmpera ture f3 degrees set a record for November tho previous high mark having been recorded on the previous lay 44 degrees The sun was bright tho wind WSIH out of tho south and conditions generally Tuesday forenoon presaged a like balmlncss before night which disapproval of the political points of views was exprOHscd Bricks fisfca foul odor bombs and ordinary words nlso played roles in the final strenuous political discussions But the eggs played the lend They descended upon United States Kcnator Thomns T lleflin of ns he was ncaring the end of an address In the Annlston high school In opposition to tho ticket Other Meetings Ksgcd JCgps also were directed it the Rev lien M llogard missionary Baptist preacher who spoke In England the home town of Senator Robinson laat night In opposition to Die demo cratic candidates Ten thousand inarchftrM In a republican demonstra tion at Worcester were show ered with the hen fruit Oil bricks and refuse nlso mado the ammunition of the opposition there The foul odor bombs featured a final Hoover cnmpalgn gathering at Wichita FnllH and forced persons to abandon the Muulclpnl hnll in the inidHt of a spirited address by the Rev T Frank Norris Fort Worth fundamentalist pastor for the esg shower descended on Scwuor lltnUn wns undetermined today Officers as yigned to the case am reported to TVRN TO PACE 1C COLUMN ilentlal nominee having the HS TlKN TO COLUMN 3 AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen When a rich bachelor thinks all the girls want to marry his money its be cause he aint been asso ciatin with a very high class o ;