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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 16, 1928, Mason City, Iowa r f v i t DAILY NEWSPAPER AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV riva CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON TUEgDAYrOCTOBER PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE ZEP PASSENGER PROTESTS U S TREATMENT Boston Cheers Hoovers Plea to LARGE CROWDS HEAR NOMINEE MAKE 6 TALKS Massachusetts Voters Urged to Support State Ticket WASHINGTON 16 Herbert Hoovpr returned to Washington today front his trip to Boston where he spoke laat night He went directly i to his home to work on the address soon to be delivered In New York By JAMES L WEST Associated Press Staff Writer HOOvfcH TRAIN ENROtlTE TO WASHINGTON Oct IB Herbert Hoover is returning to his headquarters today from New Eng land after his strenuous single day of campaigning since his nomina tion as the republican presidential candidate for president Invadtig Massachusetts which the Semocratshave claimed astheir terrl I lory Hoover was greeted by enthus iastic crowds from the time he entered j the State in life early morning hoUrs1 I until ho boarded his special train for the jrelurrt trip to Washington late llkst L Leaders ol the republican party es upwards of a quarter of la million people saw him in the more tha a jliwenclt4M thru which he IKtt fhe U fectfon the tflght keep aettli tjie state Hoover almost the entire fength of the state anj delivered six speeches In addition to talking briefly to 10 different delegations that called upoh him at the home of Alvan T Fuller whose guest he was while in Bostqn r His principal third he has delivered east of Uhe wag made at the arena in Boston la this he discussed tne tariff foreign trade and merchant marine and foe the first time hit out at bhe democratic platform proposal for a competltve This formula of import du ties he saTd would Result in a depres islon of American wages and Ameri can farm prices ITIs taViff declaration brot the most vociferous applause that he was ac corded at the arena but no less hearty was the greeting given by an overflow crowd Symphony hall when Ha declared there afterwards that this and other economic Issues called for the best that and energy of government In his address to tho overflow au dienceHoover called uponthe people of Massachusetts to support not only the national republican ticket but TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 3 The GlobeGazette Offers Its Readers Guide to Heading Books are the greatest builders of happiness They stand for education and cul ture in our lives They are a re source that we cannot afford to overlook The trouble Is to find the right books to read and study This has now been made easy by the American Library association It has prepared an authoritative list of One Thousand Useful Books The titlesselected for this compilation have been chosen from the standpoint of the layman and the student who may Wish sugges tions forstudy along certain lines A copy of this valuable and in structive booklet is waiting for you Fill In your name and ad dress and Inclose 4 cents in coin or stamps for returnpostage and handling Frederic J Haskin Director Tlie Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington DC I inclose herewith 4 cents in coin or stamps for a copy of ONE THOUSAND USEFUL BOOKS Name 0 HIGHLY HONORED P ECONOMY CLAIMS TO GET AL SMITH FIRE Governor Cheered by Re ports of Strength in Missouri BURTIS JUHL This Crystal Lake Boy Scout who last December rescued two young girls from a raging Iowa blizzard has been awarded one of tiie highest distinctions that scout ing offers At a public court of honor Sunday at Rockford a Kolil life saving medal was presented hhn one of the that has even beenpresented in flie United States The honor came as a ills the northIowa ybuthwho had no inkling of it forward for the recognition rv t Mrs Hickman Appeals to Young to Prevent Execution BULLETIN Oct 16 jP C C Touug ot California refused todny to interfere with the execution of William Edward Uicknmu set for next Friday morning at San Qucntin prison The governor made this known immediately following conferences with Jerome Walsh Kansas City attorney for and Tiionins Hlckinati of El Paso Texas father of tlie condemned youth OACRAMENTO Oct 16 letter from Mrs Eva M Hicltman to Gov c C entreating him to prevent the execution of her stfn William Edward Hiokman was made public here today by Jerome K Walsh of Kansas City chief attorney for the condemned youth Walsh in a written appeal to the goyernor for commutation of the sentence declared his belief that Hick man is Insane and asserted that the youths execution expected to occur shortly liter 10 a m Friday would ba tantamount to both a state and national Falling in his effort to obtain exe cutive clemency Walsh said he would request tho governor to appoint a medical board to inquire into the mental condition of Hickman Mrs HIckmans letter read If youcan understand the feeling of a heart broken mother please have mercy on my poor son Edward and not let them kill him This Is break Ing my heart to see my boy killed far he was not himself Wont open your heart to my givahim life In prison if you only show merc only God wlil know the appreciation of my humble and broken heart My only is please dont kill my boy but give him life Signed Edwards Mother MRS EVA M WHAT ZEPPELIN LG LIKE OVER N Y Oct 16 lican claims of economy In the ad ministration governmental affairs will be the target here tonight of Governor Smith in launching his single speech campaign in this border state In addressing an audience in the huge livestock pavilion at the state fairgrounds a few miles from Sedalia the democratic presidential nominee will take as his text a single sentence in his acceptance speech In which he asserted that the claim of govern mental economy is as baseless as the claims that general business prosper ity exists and that It can exist only under republican Thousands of Missourians are ex pected to come here to hear the speech which will be broadcast 6ver a nationwide radio chain beginning at S oclock central time The speech can be Jieard over WJZ hookup which Includes WCGO Min neapolis The governor worked late on the speech last night at the Terry hotel his headquarters here but he was not expected to be ablo to com plete it before noon today at the earliest A parade for the fore noon was theonly formality n his days prograim before Ovation in St Leah other pccSeioti since hisVcampalfeij got tindetway in Gbyenibf Smith arrived here at oclock last nlght after a tremendous oyation in St Louis and its neighboring Mis souri and southern Illinois cities The reception seemed to him to have been one continuous cheering multitude from the time he reached Belleville IH early in the morning until he ar rived at his hotel here last night after a short run from Kirkwood 15 miles outside of St Louis Washington and Jefferson City got a brief glimpse of the nominee on the way here and Sedalia climaxed the Show Me states welcome the short motor trip from tlie special train to the hotel Tlie governor will leave here tomorrow morning for Chi roliere ha delivers on Friday night tho seventh speech of n cam paign swing that started out to be only a three speech affair ReportsArc Encouraging Encouraging reports on the presi dential outlook in this state were were made to the New Yorker by dem ocratic leaders during his flying visit across Missouri Senator Harry Big Vessel Is BrotSafely to Lakehurst New York Preparing to Show Flyers Regular Gotham Greeting YORK Oct 1C official welcomo and popular acclaim awaited tlie creiv and passengers of the Graf Zeppelin in New York today The municipal tug Macom without which no official welcome would seem complete will steam across the Hud son river to Jersey City this afternoon to land the citys guests at the battery in the traditional manner of this welcoming ceremonies They left Lakehurst in a special train at 1 p B Hawes of St Louis IV T Kemper of Kansas city national eommitteeman and Charles M Hay dry senatorial candidate all of who came to Sedalja on the Smith special were jubilant over the gover nors prospects especially in St Louis where the republicans normal ly show great strength Tho demonstration in that city seemed particularly to please the nominee who recalled during a press conference on hoard his train that had not been there slnco 10 R when Wilson was renominated In a hall with a glass State Democratic Head Sees Victory in Iowa DBS MOINES Oct and reports from local democratic chairman were quoted today by Rich state chairman ns the basis of claims that the SmithRobin son ticket will carry Iowa in Novem ber Mr Mitchell said that Smith was expected to be strong In tho cities tfhlle rural disaffection would cut down the normal republican majori ties Will Rogers YORK N Oct tvcrybody is always advising the government not to go Into busi ness yet the navy football team played to one hundred and twenty live thousand peoplein Saturday Thats no bad business even for a gov ernment I propose they keep them play ing every Sat urday tho year round and buy their own battle ships Just this min ute watch ins t h a t zeppclin flying over New York You know thing that has been in tho air for days and flew all tlie way from Germany by way of Capo Horn Ijindy would have been In hard luck if he hart gone on It with only Uvo ham sandwiches Yours WILT ROGERS Copyright Sliaw Assails Smith Tariff Claims Governor Disagrees With His Party Iowa Man Asserts CHICAGO Oct 10 M Shaw fprmer governor of Iowa and secretary oC the treasury under Pres ident Roosevelt in a statement issued today from headquarters of the repub lican national committee declared that Governor Smith in his Louisville speech had misstated a patenL fact taken issue with his party takeii is sue with himself and made promises that every thotful person except New Yorks chief executive recognizes as impossible or fulfillment I listened Jn amazement Saturday said Mr Shaw while Gover nor Smith in his tariff speech look his hearers up Into a high mountain andshowedthemavast country he did not own Tlifl governor stated the democra tic party is committed to a definite stand in favor of tariff schedules as well as to the very limit protect legi timate business enterprises from ruin ous competition The platform on which the gover nor is supposed to be running per haps I should saytheplatform on which the convention supposed its candidatewould consent to run prom lea dutiesthat will permit effective 15vcryone knows what effective competition means Thus Governor Smith took Issue with his party It wns n sijht similar to tliis that thousands of New Yorkers nnil other in eastern cities glimpsed as lie Graf Zeppe lin passed over tho cities on its way to the Lakeliurst hangar Monday afternoon where It was moored PAUL PREHN ONCE LOCAL MAN NAMED BOXING PRESIDENT According to a dispatch received here on Tuesday Paul Prelin Of Illinois Koxiiif commission and a former Mason City resident been elected president of the commission nt its meeUujr in Tor onto Gniuulfi The former Mason Citynn succeeds Thomas Dona hue Bridgeport Conn Prclni WHS onco one or ho out standing wrestlers in the Hawli eje and also attained fame as n boxer and wrestler in ho A P Until recently lie WHS oaii of the two sports at th0 University of Iflinots ho had a habit of turning out championship teams Police Heads Are Held in Philadelphia 30 Detectives Included in Indictments on Graft Charges By W W CHAPLIN Associated Press Staff YVrHcr LAKEHURST N Oct 16 Tho largest airship ever built Its silver envelope containing inflam nable hydrogen was berthed today at tha United States naval air station after completing the longest commer cial flight from Europe Three other dirigibles Inflated with noninflam CURTIS CHEERED BY VIRGINIANS Prohibition and Immigration Views of Al Smith Attacked Oct 16 Virginians applauded Senator Curtis the republican vice presidential nomi nee inairattackhere today Onthe prohibition and Immigration views of Gov Alfred E Smith democratic presidential candidate In a speech delivered shortly before noon in the armory of the Petersburg Grays Senator Curtis declared that prohibition was never an Issuo until tha democratic candidate declared against the What has he done to inforce the law as governor of Now York Cur tis asked Not one single COURT REVERSES BRIBER Y VERDICT Iowa Tribunal Rules Monroe Judge Erred in Instruct ing Jury DES MOINES Oct 16 eous instructions given by tho Monroe county district court to a jury tryinp Bmmett Bell on a charge of attempted bribery of a county official brot a re versal of Bells conviction In a decision handed down today by the Iowa su preme court The supreme court held tho lower court erred Jn instructing tho jury on Bells previous record Jn liquor cages Bell was accused of offering to R B Canning a member of tho Mon roe county hoard of supervisors it Cunning would seek to have Craig appointed a highway patrolman Canning the testimony showed trapped Bell into paying tlie money and then Informed the county auditor and others The court also reversed tho convic tion of William T Georgo in Wapolio county of obtaining money under false pretenses PHILADELPHIA Oct 1G special grand jury investigation In two months has resulted in tlie arrest ol halt a dozen district commanders oC police and more than 30 detectives and patrolmen on chnrges on charges of accepting bribes from saloonkeepers And tho end is not in sight District Attorney Monaghan who is conduct ing tho investigation said today Tho latest squad to bo accused of collecting bribes for permitting the bootleggers to operate Is unit No 1 organized especially ifor liquor raiding y Brig Gen Sincdlcy Butler when he was director of public sufety here and disbanded when Mayor Mackes went Into office last January Three former members ot the unit are al ready under arrest Testimony that one of the six group ot this unit received more than In six weeks during I32G was given by Kugcne H Tahhutt a patrnlmnn and former tho raiding squad and Frank C Neulmucr at the hearing of aivffin also a for mcr member of unit I on charges of extortion bribery and conspiracy Cirirfin formerly known ns the1 millionaire cop and now n hotel pro prietor was held in bail for court Weal Episcopalians Order New Wisconsin Diocese WASHINGTON Oct 16 house of hlghops of the Kpiscopal church today approved unanimously a committee report providing a new illo cese nt Eau Claire WIs Tho house of deputies a few minutes later ap proved tho new diocese Plan to Kidnap Iowa Girl Believed Fake IOWA CITY Oct IB ins threats to kidnap her daugh ter JanX ttrccne 20 University of Iowa student are fictitious Mrs Mer rill Greeno returned to her homo Msirshalltown and tho giil went to her clasKcs as usual Mrs Greene Qamo hero yesterday following n telephone conversation at Marshalltown with an unidentified woman who said that for she would frustrate a plot to kidnap Miss Greene LOCAL STATISTICS Itain and cooler Tuesday jiiffht Wednesday cloudy becoming fair cooler in extreme east portion IOWA FORECAST GlobeGazette weather figures foi 2t hour period ending at S oclock i Tuesday Highest Monday 74 Degrees Lowest in Night 59 Degrees At S A M Tuesday 59 Decrees Kninfuil Inches One might gather tho Impression thla week that October had set out to rimal the precipitation record set by August when almost 13 Inches of rain fell While there hasnt been anythipg like an approach thus far the total of tho past four days has been almost three Inches Cloiirls obscured tho sun Tuesday forenoon but at noon it was making a valiant attempt to pceJt thru and were due to arrive at the battery at Escorted by AIR TRAVELER STRUCK IN FACE GERMAN CLAIMS Prussian Minister Says He Would Discharge Police DERLIN Oct 16 A scotching criticism of the behavior of the American police on the landing of the Graf Zeppelin at Lakehurst in contained in an interview with Albert Grzesinski Prussian minister of tha interior and a passenger on the Zeppe them to the Mayor Walker is in lln made public hero today Had occurrences like those I wit taken place In Prussia these lpolice officials would have been fired was quoted as airship which t i iue passengers were permitted to do Washington attending the subway only after hours waiting they had to rnto Vmnrinoa n ml A i Ol m rate hearings and was unable to be present After the ceremonies at City hall they will be escorted to the Hotels Roosevelt and Warwick where they will stay during their visit in the city ANCHORED FAST Lulu Lawhorn Is New Garner Auxiliary Head GARNER Oct American Auxiliary Installed officers for thn new year as follows President Lawhorn vice president Gladys lohanscn secretary Bernicc Sohuldt treasurer Itclla Peterson chaplin lian Clnrk historian Mrs Van Metre sarpeant at arms Arvetta Grell Tlie executive committee is Rice Gladys Barnes and Huth Bemls Child welfare Fern Katlcr publicity chairman Ida Suckow refreshments chairman Florence Rich social enter In inment committee Gladys Barnes i Gladys Jobanscn and Lillian Quintus I The Auxiliary will serve lunch to the public on election lny I Owns Freak Calf j RROAnnROOK Oct Ifi UP I D Tromloy farmer of this Place has a calf that carries an extra extra horn extra tongue and an jextra set of teeth ha passengers were permitted to do heir surprise to go thru several un leasant experiences They were sur minded by a cordon nf police and led nto thn customs building as tho they md intended to smuggle Passengers Aninzcd In so doing thd American police ihowed manners which necessarily imozed tho passengers Several timej they were yanked and frequently fact one ot them wai struck in face by a fist Among hose thus treated was also German Consul General Grzesinski both as the former po Ice chief of Berlin and as the present lead of tho entire Prussian police orce is considered an authority on police matters Anybody who knows America real TOO MUCH RADIO V WILU jiuiiinimm Anyoouy wtio knows America retu rnable helium huddled in the hangar Izeo that the reprehensible attitude of close beside the Graf Zeppelin the police waa not duo to evil irilen Smoklne was sternly prohibited tlons but must bo explained on ana in certain places no was al grounds or lowed exceuL vith rubber soled ohoca lest so small a thing us a spark from a nailed heel cause disaster The mighty Graf Zeppelin which floated up from the Zeppelin works at Frlederickslmfehlast Thursday morn Ing with a crew of 40 men and a pas senger list of 20 landed here at P m yesterday after playing tag with the elements over a zlg zag course estimated at miles requiring 111 hours 38 minutes It was berthed at 3 a m this morn ing after spending most of the night attached to a mooring mast Two Others for Company Tho other dirigibles In tho hangar Uero Los Angeles and two com paratively tiny nonrigid blimps Tho Graf Zeppelin arrived as day ivas dropping away Into the dusk just four years to a day after the arrival of tho navy Los Angeles from the sumo starting point Crowds had gathered for three days n hopes of witnessing the arrival Yesterday however thero were not TURN TO PAGR 5 COLUMN I MISSING OMAHA MAN LOCATED Michaels Disappeared After Farmers File Damage Suits COLORADO SPRINGS Oct 1G two months search for Herbert M Michaels Omaha oil deal er was ended last night when he was found In a psychopathic hospital south of hero Michaels disappeared when suits were started by farmers of Madison county who charged that he and his agents had duped them out of nearly thru the sale of worth loss oil land lenses In Sheridan coun ty Nebr Police said Michaels was ordered to tho hospital upon request of his wife and son who claimed he was not men tally responsible By DR F L CLASER Correspondent of tho Wolff Bureau German News Agency LAICEHURST N Oct 16 if great volumes of messages from aerial handshakers that iwnmped her radio and seriously ham pered her In obtaining essential weather data the Graf Zeppelin was obliged to grope her way across the stormy Atlantic Dr N Brandenburg director of the division of aeronautics of tlie German ministry of transpoita lon who was a passenger declared on her arrival In spite the overloaded receiving set lie said Dr Rckener by wclcom ng such weather reports as could bo sandwiched In between the greetings managed to maneuver her so as to ivold the large unfavorable storm areas of the Atlantic north of tho course she followed Weather Messages First The radio service presented many liffioulties were unavoidahlo when the airship watt assailed by so many which were well neant but which should rank after lioso which arc required for the safe y of the ho said White thp ajrship Is In flight only sueh niONxnges should ho admitted ns tho security of the hnt is primarily messages about the venthcr Radio Ercetings to n traveling air ship sliouM be avoided An exception of course should be made for tho good wishes sent by the governing heads of countries or for inquiries sent by their Dr BiYineJenbiirfr said one could sleep better in the Zeppelins unks than In a railroad sleeping car md that the Xcppelins provisions for TUIIN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 1 AUNT HEX By Robert Quillcn Amy puts on airs since she got rich hut I knowed her when she couldnt even afford gasoline to squirt on the bed ;