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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 3, 1928, Mason City, Iowa DAILY NEWSPAPER fOfl TMC AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES riNAL EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LBASBowiRB REPORT MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY OPTORPT Q Junoinl VJJJX JAJYVtt VY ULlUtSHjK 6 oPTO UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 309 ENERAL IOWA MINE STRIKE IS PREDICTED augen to Vote for Herbert SSfates in Letter NEITHER PARTY FEE IE MAINTAINS iioover Able and Honest G 0 P Policies Best for Farm View L LL doubt as to the position of Gil bert fourth district tingressional representative In the lestdential campaign was ewepi Byay Wednesday by a letter from the rjartlnvood man in which ho openly Jlid unequivocally declared for Her Hoover Ij While expresing his regret over the Ipt that the republican nominee had lljt been In agreement with him in his of farm relief Mr Haugen went to state that he admired and re Iected the nominee for his frank ex cession of his honeet IJd gave him due credit for his achievements long experience great and high type of character funded upon integrity Neither Tarty Favors Fee veteran congressman reiterated Ifis contention that the ertualizaticn is not an element in the cam for the reason that It has not en accepted or indorsed by either platform or either major party nomi jjee It is the republican partys ex pnded record of helpfulness to agrl lulture and general prosperity that fads Mr Haugen to his decision to Ijipport the ticket from Secretary jfopver down hjs letter sets out j The communication from the renrc m grifm th6 Gi SheGazettes managing IJrtltor in which Mr Haugcns atten tion was called to the current report ho had boiled his ticket and ask nK him for uclear and frank state JjneYit of his position The reply from Haugen is reproduced in its en iroty herewith I have your letter of Oct 2T in fhich you state The report has pached us repeatedly that you arc going to vote for Herbert Hoover fall ami asking Are you or are not going to vote for Mr Hoover b the election in November Tralse for Hoover j I take it that I cannot be held re Jionsiblo for all the misinformation out Tho T nm not in accord Secretary Hoovers position in ispect to the equalization fee to pike the tariff effective to producers TURN TO PAGE 10 COLUMN 3 iLGONA GIRL 25 TAKESOWNLIFE tricia Caughlin Had Been Publicity Director for Station KOIL OUNCIL BLUFFS Oct 3 3 Patricia Caughlin 25 Algona illclty director for radio station iIL here ended her life In Omaha tcrday by drinking poison To motive is known Will Rogers Says SPRINGFIELD Mass Oct Al Smith unanimously nominated Franklin D Roosevelt today for governor of New York Roosevelt will always be remembered as the man that any time as many as three persons met either in conferenceor convention he would arise and nominate Al Smith for presi dent You could just Iwake him In the middle of the Anight and he would start nom Inating Al If Hts nominiU J ing days are WILL uftakeTp politics seriously He is a Roosevelt hy blood but a namesake political It he had retained his splendid qualities and stayed with the re publican end of the family he would have been president but I tlouht if he could have retained those qualities and be republican Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 192R Prichard Gives State National Legion Programs Combs Out of Initial World Series Battle Yankee Outfielder Un able to Hold Bat NEW YORK Oct S Combs New York Yankee center fielder was definitely eliminatedfroni the World series opening tomorrow when he tried out his injured wrist today and found that lie could not hold a hat Physicians said positively that ho could not start and probably would not bo availablefor duty dur ing the series Manager Miller Hugglns announced that Hlgr Ben Paschal a right handed batsman would play center ngatnst left hand pitching with Cederic Durst a left hander battingagainst the righthanders After an examination physicians said Combs might le sufficiently re covered to get in a game in a week but that even this would be taking a chance so the Yankee plans for the scries went ahead without figuring the leadoff man in the lineup for any of the games ie GlobeGazette ive You ampaign Facts Our 1028 Campaign Guide has eon prepared to give to every tho facts and figures about jjhls and previous elections in com jjaet booklet form Besides the records of popular find electoral votes by states in the iiast the Guide contains both 1928 fiarty platforms facts about the Candidates the Constitution rnd its amendments and other Important nonpartisan election data Use the coupon Frederic 3 Hnskin Director i The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Rurcau Washington D C I inclose herewith 10 cents in coin or stamps for a copy of the CAMPAIGN GUIDE Name Street City Slne STACYVILLE BOY HURTIN BLAST Albert Gartner May Die as Result of Boiler Ex plosion STAClVILLia Oct Gart ner 21 the son of Mr and Mrs Chris Gartner was seriously possibly fatally scalded late yesterday after noon when the boiler of a steam en gine exploded on the Yvo Levrow farm west of town The youth was scalded on his face and on his left siue He was brot to Smith hospital here where physicians stated his condition was extremely serious Iowa Department to Support Boxing Bill He Says at Joint Meeting EIE stale and national programs ot the American Legion were outlined by George Prichard Onawa newly elected department commander at n joint session of tho local post and auxiliary unit at the armory Tuesday evening Tho program included musical num bers by the Rusty Hinge and Fred Shaffer with his miniature organ The speakers Included Mrs J E McDonald vice executive woman of the auxiliary for the fourth district who welcomed the women and sketch ed tho auxiliary plans for the year and W P Butler former county at torney who spoke on the need of get ting out the vote on election day The Rev C H Van Metre Garner former state chaplain of the Legion gave the invocation 20 Sunuort Boxing BUI Oneof the aims of the Iowa depart ment of the Legion during the next year will be the support oC the state boxing hill Mr Irichard introduced by Commander Ralph Lloyd Jones told his listeners In answer to the criticism of Ihe bill the stale commander cited the fact that boxing was a part of the athletic program of many schools and V M C A3 and that boxing matches already are being held in the larger cities of the state What we want to do is to legalize something that already exists and put lit under sui vision that will elimin ate the undeslreablc features of it he declared To Continue Service The program of community service uppermost in the mind of the Legion for several years will lie continued he declared Ho spoke of the need of social gatherings and the enjoyment ot being together for all work and no play makes Tack a dull boy Tho new Legion year he added he Bins Oct 20 and all duos should be jpaid then Posts should clean their memberships by January 1 he Mnhf adding that the least any mem ber can do iK to seo that his own dues are paid without a solicitation should seo that our schools havo tho proper kind of teachers properly paitl continued the speaker The wave of lawlessness that fol lowed the war came not from the ex service men bul from those due chiefly to the fact that the best of the teaching protesion went into war work and runschools were neglected Vigilance Needed In the tho national program of the Legion continued vigilance is needed to sec that bills already passed arc properly administered Mr Prlchnrd leclarerf Ho referred to the immigra tion hill which congress has post poned contending that the present situation of having no restriction fo immigration at the hack door of the country particularly thru Mexico was Injuring tho country He pointed TURN TO PACE 10 COLUMN 2 BUENOS AIRES Oct 3 latches from Asuncion say that for mer President Schraerer of Paraguay tan heen accused of being the leader of a frustrated revolutionary plot He will he tried hy a military tribunal Coolidge Determined There Shall Be No Deficit in Treasury WASHINGTON Oct 3 dent Coolidge is more determined than over that there shall be no treasury deficit at the end of the current fiscal year The outlook is not clear to him at present owing to lack figures on the revenue during July August and September When these figures shall have reached President Coolitlge ho will thenbe In a position to make accur ate estimates of the economies neces sary to he made in the remaining months of the fiscal year Latlmer and Rowan Charges Have New Pastor IiATIJIEft Oct new p tor for the Methodist Rowan and Iati mer charge is the Rev u Al Snuir The Rev T H Bounds is sent to Itock Branch Sioux City district Former President of Is Accused BANDIT CAUGHT RIDING RODS OF TRAINHELOOTED From to 000 in Cash Taken From Mail Oct 3 Gibbs 20 Loa Angeles who robbed a Canadian National mall car of amounts variously estimated at be tween and was being held in Windsor Ont today after furnishing authorities with a crimial narrative without parallel in this sec tion Gibbs boarded the train at Chatham Ont and paining access to the mail car held three messengers at bay with a pistol while he looted the reg istered bags Then as the engine slowed down for a stop at Prairie Siding Gibbs dropped from ths mail car but reboarded the rear coach of the train While alarms were being raised and a description of the robber sent all along the border Gibbs was riding in to Windsor on the same train he had robbed Bobber Hides Hods Tlie train was stopped outside Windsor whilecrbwrTauthoritles ques tinned the crew but Gibbs sitting on the rods beneath the rear car wns not discovered After the Investigation tho train was released and Gibbs car was ferried across the Detroit river Here the young bandit came to grief for Immigration officers were on the look out for smuggled aliens when the ferry docked and Gibbs was discovered when lie came from his hiding place The shabbilyclad youngster was searched and In bank notes was found stuffed in his suit whllo ho carried two sealed currency packages containing J10000 and respec tively The customs men turned Gibbs over to local police who already had received a wire to be on the lookout for him from provincial authorities Olbhs readily admitted the robbery and described the crime to police He waived extradition and was relurned to Windsor less than three houre from the time the train was held up Bewails One Uftlc Uncertainty prevailed regarding tho amount of loot obtained and it was expected to be some time before def inite check is completed A superfi cial check according to Windsor po lle India ted that the loot may amount to 00000 Canadian railway officials however were of tho opinion that the money round on Gibbs was all that had been taken Glbhs who described himself as a hobo said he came to Windsor three weeks ago He bewailed the one little break that resulted in his arrest Why the fellow that arrested me didnt even know a train had been stuck up he said IOWA FORECAST Probably slioivcrs Wednesday niffht or Thursday warmer Wed nesday night in east anil soulli portions cooler Thursday in west anil north central portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazetto weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 6 oclock a m Wed n es da y Hishest Tuosilny 72 Decrees in Night 41 Degrees At S A M Wednesday 57 Decrees More balmy weather appeared Wed morning to be in prospect fcr the was out of the south and there was a bright sun Tuesday the mercury ascended to a couple degrees above what is commonly considered summer heat FROST HALTS CORN GROWTH Slight Damage in Some Parts of State Is Re ported MOIXES Oct 3 frosts Urning the past week slopped the growth of and slightly damaged most of the Iowa corn crop hut no more than 5 per cent of the total was damaged said Charles D Reed direc tor of the Iowa weather and crop bu reau today vThe corn damage some of It slight ranges to a reduction by half of the value per bushel of the mature crop Mr Reeds report said Most of the frosted corn is In areas that were damaged by hail or replanted late In j the spring Some corn remains green I in favored spots mostly along the Mississippi river he snlri Silo filling and fodder cutting con tinucd during the week and a little husking for feed was started Corn husking Is expected to get iic lively underway by Oct 15 or 20 Seeding of winter wheat and rye progressed slowly Lifting nf sugar beets has begun with indications of a good yield and fair sugar content A good run on pumpkins was expected by some canning factories Fall antl winter apples arc ripening with nice color LEGION GUEST Lord Alieiiby nliovc lirifisli field marshal and leader oC tho last who captured Jerusalem from the Turks has ar rived in the United States to he suest of the American Legion nt Its annual convention at San An tonio Tex Raided Show Continues to Defy Pleasure Man Con siderably Altered NEW YORK WILL SEE BIG G 0 P RALLYJCT 22 Nominee to Speak Over Hookup in Smith Home Town By JAMES L WEST Associated Tress Stuff Writer AITASHINGTON Oct 3 Hoovers visit to York City fhe home town of the democratic pres idential candidate is to be made the occasion for the biggest republican rally in the oust during this campaign The celebration will begin early on the morning of Monday Oct 22 with the arrival of the republican presiden tial candidate from Washington and will reach its climax in a mass meet ingin Madison Square Garden that night with Hoover delivering his sixth major address Hughes to Spealt Charles Evans Hughes once Hoov ers colleague in the HardlngCoolldge cabinet and himself the republican standard bearer In 191G will share the speaking program with the presiden tial nominee a program which will consume approximately two hours and be carried to the country over a radio hookup second only to that in use when Hoover delivered his acceptance address at Palo Alto on Aug 11 With its seating capacity of 20000 the Now Madison Square Garden will TURN TO PAGE 10 COIAJMN 1 BLUE BOOK BURGLAR NEW SCALE OF DAILY IS UNACCEPTABLE Melcher Miners Wont Abide by New Agree ment D13S MOINES faction wltli NEW YORK Oct 3 by a supreme court injunction return able Friday Mao Wests polIceraiUei play Pleasure continues to show on Broadwny Jn defiance of police who arrested its cast of 61 after its premier Monday I3ut police officials who viewed second New York performruice lusf I night declared it had been consider ably tamed by alterations They were prepared to arrest any one who stepped over the bounds of dcricency ut no arrests were mntle The injunction restraining the pollei from Interfering with tho play was obtained hy Nathan lUirknn counsel for Miss West author of the play from Supreme Court Justice Valentc it the latters home about an hambe fore the evenings performance Prior to the performance members of the Actors Kquity association ad vised them not to appear in the pro duction except with the permission of tho courts Insurance for Veterans May Be Reinstated LARGE CARGO OF OPIUMJS FOUND Steamship Company Liable to Fine of Report Says NEW YORK Oct 3 housand cans of opium with a hoot eg value ot were seized on the Dollar steamer President larrlson which docked at Tcrsey City yesterday it became known today Customs oflicials reported that the seizure wns the largest consignment of smoking opium ever mnde at an eastern port Four Chinese members if tho crew including the ships boat swain were arrested charged with at envpted smuggling It was said that the steamship com pany was liable to a fine of approxi natcly Bodyguard of John Coolidge Is Ordered Back to Boys Side NEW HAVEN Conn Oct 3 Russell AVoocl secret service man was hack in his accustomed place at John Coolldges side Wood who has been Johns constant companion since Amherst college was recalled to Washington shortly after young Coolldgc entered the employ of the New Haven road here several weeks ago Yestorday when John visited the railroad stnllon to see his mother who wns passing thru on her way from Northampton to Washington Wood was with him It Is believed that the accident In which lohn drove Gov John II Trum bullfl machine into another car send ing two persona to a hospital may have bnd somplhing to do with Woods reassignment as his body guard Any Veteran May Now Ap ply for Coverted Policies New Ruling The home service dcprulmenl nf the American Retl Cross has Just been nil vised hy Its headquarters In tho na lional Tied Cross office in Washington n C that the new amendment added on May 21 102S to the World Wnr Veterans Act regarding government insurance undoubtedly reopens the re instatement of war risk Insurance The exact wording of tho Jaw has not yet been received hut the Interpretation of the amendment Is as follows Any person who was in service dur ing the World war and who applied or was eligible to nnply for yearly re newable term Insurance or converted Insurance may now apply to the vet erans bureau for converter Insurance under Jhe terms ot Section 310 which was added to the World war veterans act hy the amendment of May 29 IMS There Is no time limit to such applica tions provided the person is in good health and furnishes satisfactory evi dence to tills effect No more than 510000 can be carried by nny one per son but if the eligible veteran is carrying only a small amount of in surance now he can increase the amount of insurance to even tho he may have taken out a lessor amount during his service Men now In active service may apply for govern ment insurance within 120 clays after enlistment If such a man was a World war veteran the 120 day limit is noi operative but he may apply at any time provided he meets the health requirements Many veterans have heen watting for this amendment in order to reinstate their government Insurance and altho no blanks for the medical examination have yet heen received tho local Red Cross office has on hand sufficient blanks which were used prior to the July 1027 at which reinstatement a regular physical examination was re quired This proof of good health nn one months payment will reinstate nny amount the veteran wishes up toi the limit The Ret Cross urges everyone to take advantage of this opportunity while he Is still in good physical condition nnd hecaueo the government Insurance Is cheaper and has more benefits than nny other insurance that can be purchased Delmnr Swlck Cleveland Ohios bhio book burglar wants it un derstood that he loots only the homes of the wealthiest persons After detectives arreateil him for hurclnry in two exclusive resi dences lie showed detectives jtist how ho did H and amused them hy giving of the inhabitants nf tliB houses Into which lie had broken rage scale of a day agreed up n by a joint committee ot and miners last week has led to prc lictlons at Melcher where 1600 unin vorkers failed to return to work yos erday that a general strlko will ailed within a few days unless a mura atlsfnctory agreement is consum mated according to dispatches from hat town Whllo no strike has been officially called tho Jlelcher miners are quoted is insistingthey will not abide by new scale even it it is approved in ho union referendum next Tuesday The walkout of Monday said to have been caused hy the erroneous Im pression that the new scale became ffectlve that day without awallli g ho referendum was believed by George Heaps Jr president of tle owa Coal Operators association to iavo ended Ho said he had received no reports if miners failing to report for work Tuesday Ship Radios For Help in Ocean Storm Message Says Steamer Could Last 15 Min utes More JVEW YORK Oct 3 Radio Corporation of America pickrd up SOS call this afternoon from the steam trawler Fillett saying that she was sinking fast and expected to he ible to keep afloat only 5 minutes iftcr its message was sent The Radio Corporation received an ther message from the steamer Amer ra saying that she had sighted the Killett which was listing hndly and ivas rushing to her assistance The America earlier today sent wireless to the Associated IICKS sny ng that she was hurrying to the as sistance of the Dutch steamer Cel aono in distress In a northwest gale It was apparently on this first er rand of mercy that the America sight cd the Fillctt Oct 3 Smith Tired of Traveling S e LINDY OUT FOR HERBERT HOOVER Famous Flyer Thinks G 0 P Victory Is of Su preme Importance WASHINGTON Oct 3 Charles A Lindbergh today tele graphed Herbert Hoover that ho hat a strong feeling that the election of tho republican presidential candidate Is of supreme Importance to the country The Lindbergh message sent from New York and madepublic at repub jcnn headquarters said I have recently flown to St Louis to register The more I sec of this campaign tho more strongly I feel that your election Is of supremo im portance to the country Your qual Hiey as a man nnd what you stand for regardless of party make me feel that the problems which will come be fore our country during the next four years will be best solved under your leadership Nominee First Speaking Trip Over Hunting Golf Partner By HAROLD OLIVER AsscMintetl Press Stuff Writer ALBANY N Y Oct 3 firrt with the results of his first ciim ien speaking tornand the ticket selected yesterday at Rochester Governor Smith was hack home today looking for a golf partner His first big task of the presidential drive to line up votes for tho Smilh Robinson slate hail been completed he was anxious for n rest n vlsll ills numerous pots in the zof hack of the executive mansion and n round or two of Ms favorite pastime on the nearby Country club links When tho dernocnitic presidential nominee will start out again on the stump will be decided sometime tills week Many cities in the south the mlddlcwest and border states have een mentioned for speeches on round trip but only in a tentative way A elefinltc schedule probably will not be forthcoming for several days or until tho weekend Both at the railroad station and at the executive mansion crowds turned out lait night to welcome the nom inee and his party home Bearing torches and banners reading Wel ome Home You FTave Won the West the East Is Yours n large gatherlnR ent up a whoop when he alighted from his special train at tha union station and followed his automobile on foot to his home a mile away Coming from Rochester after at tending the democratic state conven tion Governor Smith said that could not have hoped for a better tick et with Franklin D Roosevelt man who nominated him for the pres idency at Houston and four years ago at Madison Square Garden heading tho slate as gubernatorial nominee You Are Invited to Listen and Look in on the Globe Gazettes Playograph Pre sentation of the Worlds Series First Game Opens at Oclock PM Thursday i Jefferson City Mo Editor Takes Own Life JKFFEKSON CITY Mo Oct 3 W J Holllster 50 editor of tho Icfforson City CapitalNews commit ted suicide at his home here and was found in his bathroom this morning Ihysiciuns said he had heen drad for several hours No note explaining his action was found Tlo had recently returned from a summer vacation in Canada Mr Hollister was well known In na tional democratic political circles hav Incr been secretary to the late Senator William T Htone of Missouri for al most 2ft yen He also wns exocutive of the democratic national committee for eight years AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen Two of my girls was a little that way but both of em got married before skirts got short ;