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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 8, 1928, Mason City, Iowa AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPy ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCT 8 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 313 17 PRISONERS MINED TO DEATH CAR FIRE VICTIM TO BE BURIED AT NORA SPRINGS Body of Mrs Mann Brot Monday Mrs Quinby Arrives Tuesday PHE body of Mrs Emma Mann 65 r who was burned to death when je automobile in which she was caught fire near Joliet afternoon was brot to Nora her former homo Monday hiorning The two others in the tragic acci dent Mrs John Quinby 1427 North President avenue Mason City sister bf Mrs Mann and Mrs Ma Buxton Chicago daughter of Mrs Mann both Enact Universal Draft Spafford GAME POSTPONED The fourth YankeeCardinal game of the Worlds series scheduled for Mondny afternoon at St Louis lias been postponed because of rain Tlia postponement was ordered by Juilge Laiulig The game weather permitting will be plnyed Tuesday at oclock Iowa time A play by play account of the Yankees 7 to 3 victory over the Cardinals in the third game Sun duy appears on pago 14 whom were seriously burned as vell as members of their immediate families will arrive here Tuesday Corning Funeral Tuesday The funeral service of Mrs Mann VI11 be held Tuesday afternoon at the pme of Mrs Allen Cole a cousin of dead while burial will takeplace slJe her husband at Rock rove cemetery Mrs Mnnn was born and reared it ora Springs where her husband op a hardware store up to about i years ago when they moved to ik Park near Chicago She spent iveral weeks it Nora Springs and lason City visiting her relatives a ear ago Orvlile C Mann the husband of Frs Mann later became a construc on engineer and inventor whose fn isntlons contributed to thesuccessful of the Panama can al yis jfjriltwo children In Tiiese Mrs Robert H Allan and Luman Mann ot Chicago party to arrive here Tuesday if morning will Include Mr and Mrs Buxton and two daughters from Chl Mr and Mrs Allan Mrs Quin by and two granddaughters of Mrs VTann the Misses Jessie Prances ami Ruth Emma Wad el I The three women were on their vay from Jacksonville where Mrs Mann had several weeks n Chicago Mrs Buxton at the wheel pst control of the machine In passing nother car The automobile a sedan as overturned and flames broke out Was Left Helpless Mrs Buxton and Mrs Quinby who sitting In the front seat were e to extricate themselves but Mrs inn an invalid was left helpless in rear blaze drove back the ler two in their attempts to rescue elderly woman Irs Buxton suffered severe burns I it may cost her both hands while S Quinby also burned I lownn Tnlics Own Life RAPIDS Oct a w n od 55 climbed a ladder beside a e in his front yard here Sunday a rope around a limb knotted jother loop around his neck and angled himself to death SEMON FAMOUS AS MOVIE STAR DIES AT RANCH Double Pneumonia Is Cause of Comedians Death VJCTORVILLE Oct 8 Larry Semon motion picture come dian died here today He had heirn waging a losing battlo against death since last Friday when lie was stricken with double pneumonia Ho sank rapidly and his lite was despaired of Sat Fhe GlobeGazette ffers Readers Copy of 192829 Game Laws Tou must know the game laws If oil hunt at all Whether you hunt rahblts birds r mountain lions you must learn hen and where they may be shot r trapped nnd how bis a bag you re permitted To keep out of trouble you must now the legal provisions In every tato covering licenses seasons osscsslon sale and export ol game All of these points are covered in 46pase booklet Issued by the de artment of agriculture Every portsman should have a copy of nia booklet BO that he may keep the laws This is SL government publication nd our Washington information ureau will procure a copy for any eader who fills out and mails the upon below Incloso 4 cents in jiln or stamps for return postage nd handling and be sure to write nur name and address clearly Frederic J Hashin Director The Masnn City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I inclose herewith 4 cents In aln or stamps for n copy of Ihe SAME LAWS BOOKLET Itrect tuort Went to n ranch near Vic torvllle about six weeks ago In an attempt to recover from a nervous breakdown which Larry Scmoti came several months ago after i series of financial reverses incurred in tho motion pic ture business Never of robust health he unable to rally from the depression arid Illness His wife Dorothy Dwan screen act ress and her mother Mrs Nanoy Smith attended him during his Semon was born In West Point 30 jears ago The stage claimed him as soon as he was old enough to appear in juvenile parts He played in several small theaters in his home state in juvenile roles and then be came n magician Later he worked us a newspaper cartoonist bxit the stage called him again and ho toured In vaudeville as a tumbler Semons first efforts in the films were in comedies of the slapstick variety He wrote some ot the first photoplays in which he appeared On turning to the producing field he en countered both happiness and trag edy Willie working as nn actorpro ducer he fell in love with Miss Dwan his leading lady They were married In 1925 in New York The business oc producing films was said to have led Semon Into a pro gram so ambitious that it swamped him financially Last March he filed a voluntary petition In bankruptcy list Ing liabilities of nearly half a million dollars Youthful Slayers to Die in Chair Charles Walz left and Tony Greeco 18 must give their lives in the electric clurir in Chicago in expiation ot the murder of Policeman Arthur Esau They were convicted largely on the testimony of Mrs Knzor former sweetheart fo Wulz who turned states evidence Dolly Democrats Have Stolen Their REILLY OUT OF WISCONSIN RACE Democratic Senatorial Can didate Leaves LaFollette Clear Field MILWAUKEE Oct S 1C Reilly of Foml du Lac today announced his withdrawal as democratic nominee for United States senator Unless the democrats choose a can didate to succeed Mr Reilly Senator Robert M LaFollette the republican nominee will be the only candidate of a major party JR the fieM Unconfirmed published reports have said that the conservative wing of the republican party Is considering put tins nn independent candidate in the field ngalnst Senator LaVolIette men tioning prominently tho namo of W J Campbell of Oshkosh long a promi nent figure In Us group 2 Newton Fugitives Held in DesMoines DUS MOINKS Oct 8 tives here Sunday arrested Robert Haynes and TO D net Simmons two of lie riuartet ivhch from the county jnil at Newton last week Court Wont Grant Appeal Date for Execution Still Stands Dis pite Walsh UMSHINGTON Oct 8 Edward Hickman of Los Angeles sentence of death on the murder of Marian under IS for Parker a 12 year old school girl was today denied an appeal to the supreme court by Justice Sutherland Jerome Walsh of Kansas City Hick mans lawyer held a long conference with Justice Sutherland who has charge of cases in the Pacific coast circuit explaining to him the grounds for asking an appeal He was unubte however to convince Mr Sutherland that there had been mis carriage of Justice Had Justice Suth erland granted an appeal Wash In tended to ask for a stay of execution Walsh said that he had not aban doned hope of getting the case before the supreme court He will ho unable Lo take It before the court ns a whole hut he Intends to call upon other Jus tices In the hope of finding one who will grant an appeal Thosj familiar with the procedure of the impression that Walsh was not likely to find a justice who would give him an appeal after It had been refuteed him by Justice Suther land Opposition Trying to Fool Says Speaker NEW YORK Oct before the campaign school of the A tional Womens Republican club to day Senator George H Moses vice chairman of theeastern republican ad vlstory committee charged the demo crnts with stealing most of theli platform from that adopted by the publican party Tho issues of the the New Hampshire senator BaiiJ it we seek to learn them from reading the platforms of the two parties will give WANTED Reliable correspondent at Wesley Address the GlobeGazettes managing editor Will Rogers NEW HAVEN Oct Hoover spoke Saturday but he didnt answer any of Als ques tions He acted like he hadnt read em On the stage we call the man that asks the questions the straight m a n and the one that n nswcio them the comedian I guess Herb figures well you are going to make no come dian out of me If St Louis Is as big a surprise In politics as they were In WILL ROGERS baseball I look for the Btnte to go for me on the entire bunk party Tours WILL ROGERS CopyriRht 1K8 little satisfaction The democrats principles and are masquerading in stolen clothes trying to fool some Senator Moses severely criticized democratic party on the question ol trariff saying they were but re cent converts to high tnrlff and hnd merely copied the republican pollen thru Ho said that the choice ultimately narrowed to the two men who are candidates And on this he said the republican party need feel no appre hension and does not whimper nor whisper While Mr Hoover was trav far fhmg lands as a great his opponent was becoming n eilng In engineer candidate Sor sheriff He placeci there by the greatest political organ ization of shock troops and he cannot escape this WOULD FIRE PARTY BOLTERS White Supremacy League in Alabama Demands Discharges BIRMINGHAM Oct 8 A slnlemcnt prepared here last nUht by the White Supremacy claiming a membership of wo men in Alabama calls upon stale county nnd city officials to dismiss employes who have bolted the demo cratic party Officials of the state nnd county government the statement declares are responsible to the democratic pin ty for their offices and should dismiss all employes who nre not supporting the partys choices from constaWc to WH0 Backers May Demand Injunction Against Commission D13S MOLVES Oct S tion proceedings may ho Marlfd against the federal radio commission in an effort to stop intorcement of the commissions action denying WIIO n fulltlmo ohanncl Francis St Auslell president of the Iowa Tiiulio Listeners league said last night Howitzers Keep Peace as 2 Austrian Parties Meet PLANE CRASHES BRING DEATH TO NINE IN ONE DAY Ships Collide in Midair at Detroit 3 Die at Denver By THE ASSOCIATED TRESS INK LIVES were lost in three air crashes yesterday At Detroit two planes collided in midair and five per sons were killed as a pilot failed In a spectacular attempt to land with a crumpled whip Near Denver a stu dent aviatrix suffered air paralysis and with her sister and the pilot died in the crash that followed Another pilot was killed near Cincin nati during a flying lesson A spectacular duel with death In which the latter was ultimately victor ious climaxed the crash at Detroit A plant piloted by Russell Paulger anil carrying two passengers collided one piloted by Capt Clement W Brown ot Detroit who was circling the field with his fiancee Miss Mar Jorle Yuill 27 Vanderbljt Mich KaiieTSirsis Rival Groups Convene but No Shots Mar Sundays Quiet W1KNER KBUSTADT Austria Oct 8 frowning on iho public square from a plateau over looking this city kept the peaco Sun day when members of two rival political organizations assembled and verbally attacked each other Not a shot broke the Sabbath calm altho both sides were secretly well armed of this normally piiieo ful industrial city 30 miles from Vi enna were returning today to the homes that they had abandoned hi fear of warfare Urged to Revolt These who remained in the face of dire predictions of Woodshed and reVO ution witnessed a display ot military force and what appeared to be a hi larious picnic when social democrats control thecity of Vienna and the hehnwohr or home defense league of Christian socialists who control the federal government assembled Sixty communists ied by Stern Moravian member Victor ot Ui Paulgers plane dropped to the ground and burst jnto flames carrying CzechoSlovak parliament were iir rested when they deluded the streets witli inflammatory circulars calling up on the socialists to slaughter the home defense leuguers and to use violence against the national government This disturbance coming as the so cial democrats wcro dispersing aEltr their meeting was the only one tlvj gendarmes were called ution to sup resa and that they did ciulcUly Among those taken into custody viero of Franz Lauscher a leaJing communist Pershing Is on Hand to Greet Boys Oklahoman Prominently Mentioned as Next Commander 275 OTHERS IN DORMITORY ARE WARNED OF FIRE Inmates Help Guards Fight Blaze in Brick Plant 131 Lnnri in Jail At PottundorC however 131 corn munists were arrested while discussing subversive plans in an inn They wre herded into freight cars for transpci The flyer to spiral ami to Vienna One oC them pulled emergency bell cord oC the loconio tlve while ciirouto to the capita bringing the train to a sudden halt This was a signal far the communists to make a dash for liberty The ma jority was rounded up nml sent on to Vienna but some escaped to the fields In the Hggendorf and Bcrgenia the police headed off contingents of communists who wore marching solid formation toward Wiener XY stadt to their deaths besides the pilot Allen Sutton 26 Detroit and an man Browns ship jerked free of thr midair tangle witli a crippled wing and her underpinning gone aged to straighten the damaged wing TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 7 BOSTWfALK OF HOOVER IS NEXT Nominees Campaign in New York City to Be Oct 22 liy JAMRS I WKST Associatcil Tress StifJ WASHINGTON Oct S liert Hoover crowds a lot of campaign ing Into the few days he is on the road but no matter how strenuous the schedule he to enjoy every mo moment and apparently never be comes fatiRuecl Despite the strain of such days np Ihe republican presidential candidate has put in on trips to enstcrn Ten nessee and Cew Jersey be has re turned from each in fine physical con dltion and stimulated by his contacts with the crowds which have greeted m Back at his headquarters today after his whirlwind visit to Qlizalicthton and Johnson City Saturday Hoover sel about preparing for his third cam palgn trip in the eastern section of the he is to make to Boston next Monday where he will speak ONTONIO Oct 8 Fort Dodge drum corps former national champions mill competitor for titular honors again this year arrived at the national convention of the Ameri can Legion here today t The corps consists of 60 men It won tho Oruni corps contest at Philadelphia in I92fi and gained fourth place in Paris last year CAN ANTONIO Oct S inent of a legislation providing for the universal draft in time of war should now bo the first aim of Ihe American Legion Edward K pafford retiring national commander told the tenth annual convention of the World war veterans organization here to day The universal Spafford 1 should do more for peace on earth than anything written on the statute books It should he the first order of bus inesn for the American Legion until enacted into Commander Spafford recommended that Legionnaires determine Ihe alti tude of presidential nominees and of every candidate for congress on the MueaUon oE universal draft legisla tion We must keep the fatth anil prevent slackers Y u farm SAX OXTOTaO Oct S rhythm of drums and the blare of bugles resounded thru the streets of San Antonio until dawn ami showed no signs of abating as the del egates and visitors awaited opening of the tenth annual convention of the American Legion hero today Sessions continue five days The frolicsome spirit of the veterans asserted Itself thruout Sunday but with the inrival late yesterday ot fresh throngs of visitors and delegates in cluding Gen John J Pershing the horse play which has marked every 3 Bricelyn Persons Hurt When Switching Train Hits Automobile BR1CELYX Oct cis Thompson and the two daughters of Martin HoveUuid all of them re siding near here were Injured tho not seriously when a freight train bricked into Thompsons coupe ns it was cross ing tho tracks at the station here Sat THREE HELD IN IOWA SHOOTING Ottumwa Man One Time Jail Inmate Dies of Wounds OTTUMWA Oct S wo men and a man were being held hero oday while police Investigated the fa al shooting Saturday night of Alva Shelly 38 Shelly died Sunday Ono of those hold was 7snlolle IIow rd housekeeper for the slain man ho told police Shelly and she woro seated on the railroad tracks when a person unknown to her began i shotgun More than to shots took effect Police started their investigation laturdny night following receipt of a elcphono call from nn unidentified icrjton who said hn holievetl a ind just shot a Besides the housekeeper police held vtollssa Burns and Al Ttillrnnii Shelly served a year in Fort Mnil ion siaff prison following convirtion nIMf of assault wilh Intent to do rcat bodily injury urday night Thompson said the presence of was switching The injured wore lie was unaware of tho freight which given medical Legion convention to date came into its own Tho pillow stunt In which number of cut holes pillows and shake the feathers into CITST Ohio Oct 8 Seventeen convicts employed In the state owned brick plunt here arc be lieved to have perished when fire swept tho dormitory in which 275 pri scners were sleeping early today Check of the prisoners revealed that 20 were missing and of these 17 wore believed to have perished In the flames that destroyed the one story frame structure within a few minutes after the fire ivas discovered Thrco May Have EsiHpcil Three of the missing are believed by officers in charge to have escaped from custody Defective wiring in tho linen closet caused the nearly as officials could determine Two exits were tinown open by guards while another battered by the panic stricken men causing a draft which sent the flames roaring thru the build ing Thirteen additional prisoners all honor men were not sleeping in the Building when Lho fire broke out at 1 a m today They and some of lho others made their way to the prison yard aided the guards in cov ering the majority of their number Herman Blosser assistant super intendent said a prisoner named Hill had refused to leave his bed while Elmer Whiting ot the cohrmissufy uiau pnYidntitt prisoners were seriously burned and removed to the Columbus penltentlnry hospital while nineothers were less injured Prisoners Act as junrils Many of the prisoners volunteered tn aid tho guards in attempting to ex tinguish Ihe fire illtd also to maintain order establishing themselves as a guard over The brick plant is loeiilod about Ihrco miles from this city and there was no fire apparatus available fur fighting the fiames The building a temporary structure erected nine years ago was of onu lory with a bnsfmcnt under part of treatment here and laken to their homes The car was badly wrecked IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy Mnnilny ntslil somewhat cooler except in ex treme northwest portion Tues day mostly fair cooler in cast and south portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at S oclock n m Monday Highest Sunday 72 Degrees Lowest in Night HI Degrees At 8 A M Monday 62 Degrees For like period ending at S n m Sundny Highest Saturday 71 Decrees Lowest in Night 3G Degrees Alondny started out with a promise of setting a heat record for October At S oclock the temperature had passed CO degrees A maximum of 81 degrees was a real possibility with Ihn wind from the south nnd a bright sun doing duty the street ushered in a night of carni such as this city has not known since the old cowboy days Greet Fire crackers and torpedoes rover icnttcrt frequently from nil sections of he city Joyous Legionnaires iiarchcd up and down tho streets shouting and capering and state dele Rations buntcred each other in the ongno of the A K Wild cries of proclaimed the arrival f tho northwestern strttc clolpgations San Antonio in traversed by n meandering river which twists thru the business districts under a number of steel bridges and many of the gionnalres devoted part of th ir time to walking the high curving arches on either side of the bridges Black Jack Pershing found more than of his boys present when tie stepped from his train last nlghl and heavy police lines were necessary to hold the crowd Ijnrk ns ho wnlkort to his automobile He was whisker1 TUIJX TO PAHK 2 COLlMX 5 DEATHSBTAMED ON ALCOHOLISM Four Die 57 in Hospitals Over WeekEnd in New York City NKW YORK Oct S more deaths believed hy the police to he due ti alcoholism were rcnmlcd K making a total of 17 in New 1urk ovcithe wookpnd Two unidentified men plckrd up in oast side si roots ami wo worn found load in Dmviry roumii houses Ilrtysovon other persons were in Miinliattjin huxpKrits suffering from tho sanui complaint Iollco said it was lite largest weekend toll from hat cause since Vcars IV Xritrls chief examiner ascrilirrl tim heavy clcnlh toll to Ihrincrrasn In nnniher of private stills in the slum districts inI Ihisproail tf tho habit IriciKins or raw atcohul It was conslructed of corrugated I steel with wooden weather boarding large the outside In Discovered liy Irlsoncrs The five was discovered liy prisoners Peter ODay of Dayton and Edward Tlllolson of Toledo according to guards ODr and Tillotson had been listening In on the radio and had shut it off about midnight Shortly after ward OTJay said he smellcd smoke coming from the south end of the building where the commissary was located Ho opened lho commissary door ami found the room filled with smoke A moment later there was a burst of tlnmax OTJay and Tillotson cried fire and the alarm was taken up nnd echoed thru the dormitory where the ii prisoners lay sleeping The scene of confusion that followed was terrible prisoners said The great room with its double tier ot steel hunks was in semidarkness Awakened by the cries the bewildered prisoners ran about helpless strug gling futllcly with each other between in rows of hunks seeking to reach clooors and windows that were barred Inmate Plays Hero At this juncture William OMalley a prisoner from Cleveland began his TlKN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 5 AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I expected to find Ellas house like it was A wo man that puts powder on in dabs aint goin to sweep under ;