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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 19, 1928, Mason City, Iowa DAILY HOME MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV FIVECENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRBSS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON FitTY TOW A PRTHAV lYiApuiN laix 1UWA JK1IJAX 1ft 1 nOQ 19 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICK NO 9 HICKMAN HANGED FOR PARKER GIRL MURDER LONG TOUR OF CHICAGO IS ON SMITH PROGRAM Nominees Seventh Talk of Present Trip Set for 8 P M By HAROLD OLIVER Associated Press Staff Writer CHICAGO Oct ID silent on the line of attack he will adopt GoverftoV Smith today planned to put the finishing touches on the address he will deliver tonight in the one hun dredihirtyflrst regiment armory in an effort to swing this normally repubr Jican state into Uie democratic column In November The democratic presidential nom inee put In nearly all of yesterday the speech and lats last night completed a tentative draft The first thing on his schedule to day caled Vor a revision of this rough outline after which there was a two and a half hour tour of Chicago by automobile Tour Chicago for 50 Miles More than 50 miles of touring were on the program mapped out by a local committee and thousands of Chicago ans according to the arrangements planned to turn out to witness the procession The night speech of Governor Smith wil be the seventh lie has delivered since hie present swine thru tho south and border states of Tennessee Ken tucky and Missouri all of which lie feels confident of winning in the rapidly approaching national election The address also will bring to a close his second extensive tour of the cam win see speeding iqiword toprepare for his third and carry 4 from fffrTwT ftlt itdr democratic chieftains have ar ranged a parade In his honor Visit Tom Taggart It aso is expected that the nom inee will find time to visit Tom Tag gnrt for years In the Hoosfcr democracy and who is now 111 in a hos pital No special stops are expected to be made in Ohio Governor Smiths first full day In Chcago was spent almost entirely within the seclusion of the Congress hole He received several democratic leaders and delegations of wellwish ers a press conference but devoted nearly all his time fo tonights sueech After dinner he ventured out side for the first time for a 10minute walk on Michigan boulevard and then went back to his desk The address the New York gover nor will be broadcast over the WEAF chain which includes among the Iowa stations WHO and WOC at 8 p m Hope for MacDonald Gone at London Steamer Links Explosion Over Atlantic With Flyer CLAIMS RASKOB WOULD BE NEXT TREASURY HEAD Iowa Motorist Is Killed in Crash COUNCIL BLUFFS Oct 10 P Hamlin 32 of near Lake Manawa was killed and his wife was seriously night when their automo bile collided head on with a cattle truck near here The car wap driven by Don Favellch of Council Bluffs who was unhurt Police say the truck was parked on the highway withoul lights THE GLOBEGAZETTE OFFERS BOOKLET ON FITTING DRESSES Guesswork is all right when it hits but it seldom makes a gar ment fit right Accurate rules told in plain words and illustrated in clear pictures will enable any wom an to make clothes that fit and to remodel misfits into proper shape No two figures are exactly alike and your things should be made to fit you not somebody else with a few similar measurements This new best expert author ities will be welcomed by every woman who likes things made right Sent to any reader for the coupon and 4 cents in coin or stamps Write now Frederic J Hnskin Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Washington D C I inclose herewith cents in coin or stamps for n copy of the FITTING DRESSES BLOUSES Nil me Stale Officials at Airdrome Certain Aviator Is Lost STEAMSHIP MIHACH Oct 19 By radio to the Associat ed The Mirarh sighted at P Greenwich meridian time Wednesday night p eastern standard time at latitude north longitude west in hearing 130 true at a big dis tance lights most probably rcsem blinir mi explosion Thoposition given by the Mir nch is aliout 530 miles east of Belle Isle Newfoundhmrt and along the course which Lieut Com II CMncDonalil was when sighted by the steamship Ilardcnherir at n eastern standard time Wednesday night 150 miles further cast SiuiO the Hnrdenberj reported mt the airplane passed an hour later tlmn the time given by the Mirach for sighting lights it seems improbable tlmt the Mirach lias evidence of a disaster to MacDon alds plane LONDON Oct ID Flares that had burned all night at Croydon and other airdromes to guide Lieut Com H C MacDonald to a safe landing were extinguished at Sawn today and hopo that ho had survived went out of the hearts of many It was the gen eral belief that he had become the nineteenth person to perish trying to fly tho Atlantic At the most his tiny Moth plane In which he risked his life in an attempt to fly alone from Newfoundland could hold only enough gasoline for 35 hours WINS ORATORY TITLE of and tha thirtyfifth standard Officials Pessimistic Ida B Smith Says Governor Would Name Manager rHICAGO Oct 19 Ida B Wise Smith vice president of the National Womens Christian Temper ance union in statement today ex pressed tho belief that Gov Alfred B Smith it elected president would ap point John J Raskob Vthe leading now connected with the Smith as secretary of the treasury Mrs Smiths statement follows A large part of tho prohibition dis cussion among tho peoplecenters around the promise of both candidates to inforce the law from a heartfelt and lifelong antipathy of liquor and Gov ernor Smiths friends believe he will inforce the law because of his hon esty The question is being asked whom will Governor Smith appoint to admin ister the prohibition law The lead ing antiprohibitionist now connected with the Smith campaign is John J Raskob j chairman the democratic M C High School HI Clarion High Competing with high school stu dents from many countries Rene PonUiieu Paris France has been adjudged he winner of the inter national oratorical contest The finals were held at Washington Next Trip of Hoover to Be Less Wearing me he iiecatisehe Wsgrlafl Airdrome officials were decidedly pessimistic regarding the airmans fate saying that there were only two slight possibilities he had alighted on some remote island off the west coast of Scotland or had been picked up by a boat unequipped with wireless Another night of anxious vigil was spent by the flyers wife and she still clung to the slight possibilities as hopes Only once had MacDonald been re ported since ho left Harbor Grace Newfoundland Wednesday at a central standard time Tfte Dutch steamship Hardenberg reported sight Ingof an airplane at p m cen tral standard time Wednesflay far north MacDonaltls course The position given was 700 miles east and north of Harbor Grace and the air man had then some miles to fly to reach Ireland Couldnt Last Long Had he been forced down on the At lantic by tho failure of his motor or ice forming On the wings ot his plane it was thot that MacDonald would have been able to keep afloat not more than 20 minutes by partly empty gasoline tanks He had no wireless ancl in that brief span of time could only send up flares In the slim hope that some vessel might come to his aid FORMER OSAGE EDITOR IS DEAD to have an opportunity to rid the country of what he termed the damnable affliction of It is tho belief of a large number of women In the middle west that if elected Governor Smith would appoint his campaign manager John J Ras kob as secretary of the treasury un der whom comes the prohibition unit Certainly prohibition would stand little chance with John Raskob in WILL EXHUME VICWS BODY Illinois Farm Hand May Not Have Met Death Acci dentally TTJSCOLA 19 death of Walter McAllister became the subject ot renewed study today when a corners jury was reconvened to disentangle 1C possible the threads of mystery surrounding the farm hands death McAllisters body was to be exhumed in an attempt to ascertain how he was killed In a grade crossing acci dent last week Kmil Carroll McAllis ters employer said his hired man was killed when a train struck the car in which the pair were riding Carrolls wife named as beneficiary in five policies ot insurance made out to McAllister said she knew nothing of them Most of the policies which totaled were taken out since June of this year A baseball bat found near the spot n j where the car was wrecked in the lime Representative Itram accident was identified as Car Eliminates Parades While on Visit to New York Henry Ford May Be Passenger on Zep pelin WASHINGTON Oct 19 The official welcome of the national capital was extended today to Dr Hugo Eckener and four oC his com rades on the transAtlantic flight of the Grat Zeppelin The famous pilot ana several associates were guests of President and Mrs Coolidge at the white house where they met Secretary Wilbur Secretary West Rcting Secretary of State J Reuben Clark ana three assistant sec retaries foraer onautics War n o r Davison and MacCrnck en of the navy war commerce partments spectlvely Described as i good old Am e r i o a n the menu con slated ot i hot cakes Press Writer WASHINGTON 19 final thrust Herbert Hoover is to make Into eastern vis it to New York City next to be much less strenuous than tho campiagn tours lie has made during the last month Street processions and long hiloi touring thru crowds which formed a large part of his activities on his 5ourney to Newark Elizabeth ton and Boston have been eliminated from tho program of his trip to the home town of ills democratic oppon ent as havo rear platform speeches and overnight trainrides Tlho republican presidential candi date will Jeavo here Sunday afternoon arriving in New York in time to have a good nights rest at his hotel to which he will drive directly from the Pennsylvania railroad station Io will be welcomed to tho metropo is by Charles E Hilles national com nlttecman for New York H Edmund Machold state chairman and other leaders Speak at Hotel Luncheon Under pYesent plans all of Monday will bo spent at thehotel Some par ty leaders will be guests of the can didate at breakfast loiter during the forenoon Hoover will receive delega tions from various foreign groups and iiobably will make brief talks to them The nominee will speak again at hotel luncheon which will be given for fata nml county chairmen and of ficers oC the various independent TURN TO PACK 18 COLUMN 8 Edward Chassel Dies in Hospital DES MOINES Oct 19 ward D Chassell 70 former state representative from Plymouth county and former railroad commissioner died in a local hospital last night He was stricken in Saskatoon Canada in Sep tember and was brot here last wcclc Coming to Iowa at the age ot 1 from his birthplace in Oneida county N Mr Chassell after being grad uated from Iowa State Teachers col lege He began his state political career in 1SD4 when elected Plymouth coun ty representative He was reelected in 1904 and 1QOG and then in 1907 be came state binder Next he was appointed state rail road commissioner in 1013 and upon expiration oC his term In that office retired from politics to assume the secretaryship of tho Farm Mortgage Bankers association of America Af ter 10 years In that position he retired recently Standard Oil NEW YORK Oct 10 O of Indiana closer at 77 and Cities Service new at 71 on tho curb today rolls Carroll has claimed that McAI listed was ready to jump from the car on the crossing hut trainmen and a doctor said the farm hands legs were hound In n blanket An Inner tube had been twisted around McAllisters leg Coroner Gillogly snirt It was pointed out that Carrolls car was Inclosed In side curtains at the time of the accident altho the weather was unusually warm Potter Recovering From Operation in Des Moines Hospital T A Potter who underwenton operation at the Mercy hospital In Des Moinos Thursday afternoon reported Friday morning to bo rent ing comfortably Dr T A Burke his physician returnO from 3 Moines Thursday evening having left tho hospital just as the patient was emerging from tho anesthetic Word from tho hospital Friday morn Ing indicated the patient wns im proved after a night that was some what restless Friday afternoon Dt Uurkc received a telephone call Indi cating Mr Potter was showing im provement in his condition IOWA FORECAST fair tonijIit and Saturday frost tonifjiit with slightly cooler In norilicaat pnc lions somewhat wanner Satur day LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock a m Friday HiRliesl Thursday 57 Degrees lowest in Night 40 Decrees At 8 Friday 47 Degrees Kninfull 07 of nn Inch The weeks total of precipitation in Mason City was brot to inches by tho rainfall of Thursday afternoon and night Friday forenoon was dark chilly and dismal like Its predecessors for the past four or five days FOOTBALL SCORES LIFE FOR A LIFE 1st 2nd 3rd Final Dr Eckener and Crew Eat Breakfast With Coolidge and d e re HOSPITAL HERE EXEMPTED FROM TAXES BY CLARK Judge Holds State Law Classes Institution as Charitable A decree holding that the Mercy hospital is exempt from taxation ana enjoining Cerro Gordo county officers from proceeding with the collection of the taxes was signed Friday noon by Judge Joseph J Clark The judge held that the hospital was a charitable institution as defined by fee Dr Eckener f EGKBNBK was accompanied to Washington by Count Alexander von Brandenstein Zeppelin son in law of the llte Coun Zeppelin Staff Capt Ernest A Lch mnnn Col Emilio Herrera ot the Spanish air force anl Com Charles B Rosendalil United States navy ob server on the Atlantic To Leave for Ohio Plans call for Dr Bckencr to leave here tomorrow afternoon for Akron Ohio home of the Goodyear Zeppelin company From there ho will go to Chicago to return to Lakehurst N by Tuesday Ho said repairs on tlte Graf Zeppelin should be completed by that time In which event he intends to sail the airship to St Loujs land ing in ISost St Louis Tuesday night Henry Ford will bo Invited to take this trip or one from East St Louis which is expected to extend thru a section of the mlddlewest including visits over Chicago Cleveland and Detroit Dr Eckener said he would likely re urn the airship to Lakehurst by Thursday for refueling In preparation or the return trip to Germany which ie expects to begin by Saturday Oct 27 After leaving the white house the party Journeyed to Herbert Hoovers personal headquarters and there posed for pictures with the republican presi lentlal nominee They then went to he navy department where they were the guests of Secretary Wilbur In receiving the party Hoover ex pressed the hope that a regular trans Atlantic air service coud be built up TURN TO PACK 18 COLUMN 2 grunted by the judge who also en foined the treasurer from offering the hospital for sale or from collecting the lax The county auditor also was en iolhed from certifying and transfer ring1 thd taxes for 102S and that thc property lie exempted in the future Judge LEAGUE OFFICER GIVEN PARDON Hoosier Dry Worker Freed at Gates of Prison by Governor INDIANAPOLIS Oct 19 Ed Jackson today issued foi Dr E S Shumaker superintendent of tho Indiana AntiSaloon league who this morning was taken to the state penal farm to begin serving a fiOday sentence for ftontempt of tho Indiana supremo court i Tho pardon was Issued before Dr Shumaker had reached the state farm at Pntnamville It was given accord Ins to Pling Wolfoivl secretary to tire governor because the governor be llevert the penalty Dr Shumaker however will have to pay tho fine assessed by th supreme court in addition to tiie 60 day sentence The head of the dry league in In diana was found guilty nearly two years ngo of contempt of tho supreme court for statements contained in the leagues annual report which crit Iclzetl the decisions nf members of the court In certain liquor enstm Slvumnkcr sough I for more than two years to cscnpo serving tho but yesterday abandoned his fight WILLIAM E HICKMAN The kidnaper nml slayer of Marian Parker in Los Angeles wns hanged in San Qucntiu pri son Friday at oclock Mason City time tho statutes of Iowa that not engaged in business for profit and that no member of the corporation re ceives any benefit ana that o T c nil f the plaintiff LoolldgC Oa iroQ members of other charitably inclined persons are MaS used In extending the of the organization which is operated by the Sisters ot Mercy an order within tho Roman Catholic church Tho suit came up for trial before Clark Oct 11 with Garfield Breese city solicitor and Charles Bar low assistant county attorney repre senting the defendant while R F Clough and M C Coughlon were at torneys for the plaintiff The action was brot against tho county when in 1927 the institution was listed for taxation after it had been exempted several years A total of in taxes was assessed against it and threats made to offer it for sale for the payment of taxes j Tho petition of tho plaintiff for a decree striking from the records an tax lists in the county treasurers of fice the 1927 and 1928 taxes was Advance in Prosperity Praise lade Such Progress Orders Woman to Quit Driving Auto DBS MOrjSTES Oct 19 urating an announced policy Of de irlving offending drivers oC their ight to drive iyr periods up to a Municipal Judge Powers vcster lay suspended an so day jail sentence ir fine passed on Mrs C C Tuft or driving 45 miles nn hour on con dition that sho refrain from driving my motor vehicle for four months Will Rogers NEW YORK Oct Lit Mnry Digest Is taking a poll to see how many people there are in the United States who are interest ed in politics that can write their name Up to now there has been about a third more re publicans that can writo thnn democrats Of c o u r a when election day comes and nil you have to do is make your mark why Ill think the demo crats total will WJL pick up j cans have to learn to write on ac count of signing checks but demo crats never have to lio bothered with that Yours WILL ROGERS two mnro weeks for Coolltlse to decide who to come out for Copyright 1928 pnEDKRicKSBunG Oct in prosperity and stand ards of living have reached level never before experienced by any peo pie in human President Cool idge said hero today In dedicatingth Fredericksburg and Spotsylvanl county battlefields The chief executive traced tills pros perity to the union which the Clvl war preserved and saw in todays cere mony a sign that resentment between north and soutii was being forgotten reconciliation is becoming com The whole nation he said could join In calebrutlnjr the battles fought In this vicinity because oul of a common expiation our common country has been greatly In these advantages as It lias slowly risen from its prostration the south has more than amply par Mr Coolidge said Since 10011 that progress has been most marked In tlio southern states alone tile wealth the manufactures the mineral and the farm products thc banking resources and the exports are nbout the same today that they were in the whole United States In Not Sectional Orcnsinn This day however is not to mark a local or sectional Mr Cotj lidge continued It is to mark a na TUIJN TO TAOK 1 COLUMN 5 SUSPECTS HELD AS ABDUCTORS 12 Year Old Girl Set Free After Criminal Assault MATTOON Get 19 j more than 24 hours hotel captive by two men who assaulted her 12 year old Delia Mae Clark a school girl was found today wincleiing on a highway near Mnttoon In a daxed and serious ccndltion Two youths Krnost Montrose and Kverclt Cuilner 17 Cumberland county nre unier arrest accused of abducting nml attacking the girl Dnlla Mac wns found by i farmer ns she was wnndorinK alujiK thc and wns taken homo and placed under a physicians She told of being set free Inst night anil wandering nil night Her condition was such that authorities did not nt tcmpt to have her identify tho two illho the attorney siM ho wns confident tho boys svero the culprits They were arrested lust night as suspects not long nftir lliu hour the Sir snid Rlie had been released Delia Mao wns kidnipcd Wednesday afternoon as sho on her way home from school Sho was unable to tell much nbout where hiid boon taken She wns a sixth srnulo stu dent Schnffer and Cnrlncr were held under bo nils SLAYERS KNEES SHAKE WHILE HE STANDS ONTRAP 200 Persons See NotorjJ ious Killer His Last K SAN QUENTIN Oct 19 liam Edward Hickman ianged here today for the murder of 12 year old Marian Parker Los Angeles school whom he kidnaped last December The trap wal sprung at a m The youth who boastfulljj called himself The Fox walked to the trap pale but with little other outward ap pearance of emotion consistent to the last breath with the at titude displayed sines he wad arrested in Oregon Up a flight of 18 steps Ha went preceded by the Rev William Fleming Roman Cath olic priest under whose spirit ual guidance he turned froni fatalism to Christianity in the shadow of the noose His arms were strapped to his side On either side and behind him marched a guard In a semicircle were some 200 persons who saw him die stepped thru the eiitranceto the jjkr Iowa room and blinked his Thru his paleness there came a weak He glanced at the rope and mounted tho stairway slowly swaying slightly at tho top Two of tho spectators fainted as the trap was sprung and tho other ten minutes later The priest chanted tho Iltnny of thn dead from the Roman Cntholic ritual ns tho loath mnrch progressed anil Tfickman made tho The doomed mans lips scarcely moved but ho followed without a noticeable break Hickman walked to his death steady inrl straiKht as a ramrod but knees shook as ho stood on the trap in Instant before It was sprung Indifferent to Fate Twentytwo seconds after ho entered tho Callows room tho trap was re onsscO Apparently Indifferent to the fats awaiting him Hickman awoke thlit morning after a short but sound sleep ind chattoil with guards nbout the en rootof crime tltnt sent him to ths Tho condemned youth reviewed hln career from the first tlmo icia a Imp clerk to the kidnaplngr murder of Marian Parker In Los Vngeles This was tho most atro Ious crime in ho said When a big breakfast was brot tot fickman left it virtually untouched Ho chosn to spend tho last few mo ments of his Hie with tho Rev W1I linm Fleming the priest who convert ed him to Cathellpism Earlier ho wrote farewell letters to his mother Mrs Eva Hickman hb uncle Horace Hickman and his chief attorney liuome Walsh Plinnngrniili Silent Now The phonograph upon which played antiquated syncopated tunes last nlRht was silent Tho floworx which wore placed about the death cetl yostorrtny nt his request were sllshtly TtiRN TO IAGK IE COLUMN 1 AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Thc first child is a bur den an a worry but after you get a house full you kind o get used to seein em ;