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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 26, 1928, Mason City, Iowa One More DayMason Cityans Must Register Saturday to Vote Nov 6 RTH WAS DAILY NEWSPAPER fox THf HOME VOL XXXV STVB CENTS PER COPY AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAL EDITION ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORTMASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 26 1928 MCITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 15 FIRE DESTROYS NEW HS3IPTON COURTHOUSE YANKEE DOODLE BREAKS RECORD ON COAST TRIP Plane Crosses Country in 24 Hours 51 Min utes LOS ANGELES Oct 26 monopoly of transcontinental non stop air records was held by Harry Tuckers trim lltle LockheedVega I monoplane Yankee Doodle todayj following the planes successful flight from New York which ended at Mines Afield here yesterday afternoon The Yankee Doodle with Capt C D Collyer coholder of the around travel record at the con iroiS after Tucker In the passenger seat set a new easttowest nonstop record of 24 hours 51 minutes when came to earth Breaks Earlier Record 1 Tho previous record of 26 hours 50 minutes was made in 1923 by Lieut John Macready and Oakley Kelley With Art Goebel Pacific flyer a the controls and Tucker aboard the cigarshaped craft flashed to an aa tonishing westtoeaet record of IS hours 55 minutes a few weeks ago The flight was fromLos Angeles to New York and the flyers later an nounced a new and shorter route had discovered which with a brisk Skin at the ships tail accounted for ist time i cburse ol both flights lay over fesppft I idina mountain night was the only nonstop hopever made while yesterdays flight was the sec ond nonstop flight westward across the continent Had to Fight Winds The latest successful flight for the ieet little monoplane was a decisive Victory over adverse wind Cog and rain above the Alleghenles and again the Rocky mountains that threatened to send it down short of gasoline be fore the goal was sighted We left wth 525 gallons of gas this Tucker said In flyingover the Allegheny mountains near Belle fonte we ran Into tho worst fog I ever have seen and I have I yi lot We couldnt sec the wing tips 1 Kve had to circle around and try an lother pass thru and we an hour VWe could have made it in 24 hours in 1 spite of the headwinds if It hadnt for that Still Hnfl Fuel When we started thru San Bcrnar flino pass I knew we were all right and it was as good as The pass Is a ceft in the San Bernndlno moun tains the last range before the flyers flipped into Los Angeles Collyer estimated that he had enough fuel for 00 minutes more In the air when tho ship landed Leave for South Dakota THORNTON Oct Calvin Miller left for Mason City Wednesday afternoon to accompany her daughter Mrs Lynn Calkins and son George of Mason City to Conlstota S Dak 4OOOOPersons May Lose Votes in New Jersey BLAZE CAUSES LUoo TO STRUCTURE Will Rogers NEW TOHK Oct was good last night in Shows what he can do It he can get any body arguing with him but Hoov er wont make the same mistake and leave on other opening His next big Ispeech Is the very last night before election and therefore Al can answer it the voters wil be staggering to the polls votln 3ry to protect the other fellow against liquor It Hoover wins the Literary Dl V ROGERS smith wins the on Nov 6 that would make it a tie and throw the election In to congress Yours WILL Copyright 1928 ZEPPELIN TRIP THRUOUT WEST fi LAFOLLETTE IS BACKING ISSUES OF GOVJMITH Wisconsin Man Thinks New Yorker Is Pro gressive BULLETIN DBS MOINES Oct Col W Ainswortli manag ing director of tlie agricultural equality voters league today said lie hart hecn advised by tele phone from the Chicago head quarters of he Smith fanners campaign organization that Sen ator Rflhert M LnFollette of Wis consin hurt publicly indorsed Gov Alfred B Smith MADISON Oct 2ff ther the demo cratic party is on record as a party in favor oE the progressive principles for which the progressive group has RobertlaFol Find No Clews to Bank R ROM 2 BANKS N SINGLE DAY SEEKS REELECTION Sen Royal S Copclanfl demo crat New York is seeking ro election to the United States sen ate He is opposed by Ambas snilor Alnnsoii U Houghton Adverse Weather Causes Abandonment of Tour of Dirigible WASHINGTON Oct 2fl Tlie Jraf Zeppelin will lie ready Sunday to leave the naval nir sta tion at Lakehursr N and will depart as soon thereafter as prac ticable tlie navy department was aclvlseil her commander Dr Hugo Eckener T AICEHURST N J Oct 26 L Dr Hugo Eckener commander of tho transAtlantic dirible Graf Zcp pelin today abandoned his plans foi a flight to the middle west before re timing to Germany Cancellation ot the trip was an nounced after numerous postpone ments caused by unfavorable weathc either at Lakchurt or along the pro posed route of flight Dr Eckener issued a statement say Ing he would look forward to maklnf the western flight after our ship ha been proven by another round tri over the The primary object of the night o the GrafZeppelin to h TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 4 He declared he hiis self from the republican nationalticket and platform thruout the and that Governor Smith has mads ublic declaration and definite Itments which are in substantial ac ord with the progressive view on power farm relief the injunc ons in labor disputes corruption in 10 public service and abuse of presi ential power in His magazine statement headed Progressive Group Keystone ot Rep esentatlve was largely evoted to delineation ot progressive irinciples Reiteration of his disapproval of the platform adopted by the Kansas City convention was included In the state nent Senator LaFolIettes statements re tarding the presidential race are the first he has mnde public in bis home city altho his senatorial mate John I Elaine also progressive has public y advocated the election of Governor Smith Schwab Say Is Prosperous Workmen Generally Employed At Giood Wages Dolice Believe Pair o Gangs Responsible for Robberies ATIANTIC Oct 2G thruout western Iowa and horde ng states were on the lookout todn or a band or two bands of bandi vho within less than four hours ye erday robbed the Whitney Loan ai Trust company here and the Securi Savings bank ot Albert City WO mil north ot currency and bonds totalln ibout Officials were working on the theo that the same gang might have acco pllshcd both robberies altbo the lo robbery was accomplished by six m while only three were seen at Albert City Got More The Albert City robbery was done with so little ostentation that it was Katsiiji Debuchi Japans new ambassador to tho United States as ho appeared while cnroute to his new post In Wushingtion lowa Firm Begins Airplane Construction CLATUNDA Oct 28 W Dunn manufacturing compan here annaunced today that it had started construction of its first air plane The machine is being built tie Maj Ervrl Downing and is to be com pletert by Jan I The factory plans increasing Its factory output to three planes a week NEW TOHK Oct Railroad Men for Hoover THE GLOBEGAZETTE OFFERS A NAVY BOOKLET FOR NAVY DAY Should the richest nation on earth have the greatest navy on earth to defend her Should we abolish the navy as an example of disarmament In the in terest of world peace These are the extremes in the navy question Every citizen should have the facts aa well as arguments about the navy A new fact booklet illustrated with pictures of every modern type of fighting craft has been prepared by our Washington bureau to give our readers a real fact picture of our navy and other navies of today Use the coupon in ordering your copy 5oy Hunted for Ax to Behead Kidnaped Baby Frederic 3 HasUIn Director Tho Mason City GlobeGazeUe Information Rurenu Washington p C I inclose herewith S cents in coin or stamps for a copy of tlie booUlet SHIPS OF THE NAVY Name Street pity State Lres Schwab in an address today before he American Iron Steel Institute which he Is presfdcnt declared tho United a whole is still In ha high tide of prosperity and pros for the imme diate future are un ufiunlly The unemploy ment which existed in some measure o iew months ago has he said Workers generally are now fully em ployed and at good The rela tions between labor and management were never more harmonious due to the wise attitude ot cooperation and conciliation existing on both sides Business sentiment is good This ia particularity reassuring In view of the fact that we nro to electa new president of the United States with wo weeks It Indicates that there exists litle apprehension as to the re suits ot the eectton nnd their prob Ible effect on This prosperity however has no been entirely uniform ho said the farming industry having scarcely felt It at all and tho steel Industry only meagerly yartedw rency that Assistant Cashier Charlie Benna Regiha Pearson teller and Harry Larson customer attracted at tention to their vault prison and were released Two men walked into the bank just after the 4 oclock closing hour con ducted their raid behind customarily drawn blinds and walked out to their car Jn which another man was wall ing and departed without exciting sus picion Only meager descriptions were obtained and no inkling as to their route of departure was gained About four hours earlier at the noon TURN TO PAGE 5 COUUSIN 3 Claim Move to Prevent SmithjsWin High Court Upholds Remov al of Names from Election List NEWARK N Oct 2C Forty thousand registrants In the elec tion districts of Hudson and Essex ounties democratic strongholds to lay faced the prospect of having their names stricken from the voters rolls on the ground that they were illegal y registered Proposed action against them was announced after tlje decision of the New Jersey supreme court yesterday upholding the constitutionality of the state lawwhich gives to superintend enta of elections the right to strike from the lists the names ot citizens they believe to be illegally registered Claim Move Against Smith Democratic leaders interpret th action aa an effort to defeat Governo Smith They say that the redress t the courts given voters whose names are stricken from the lists means lit tle as tho time is so short before elcc ion a small part ot the 000 will have an opportunity to be icnrd They also have asked an Inves tigation OE the registration In Atlantic City one ot the strong republican ci ties where TC per cent of the estimat ed population Ia registered Records and Some Fur niture From Flames NEW HAMPTON Oct SCHWAB ROBBERS ACTIVE ftT ALBERT LEA Three Business Houses Brok en One Evening ALBERT LEA Oct Burglars have again come Into Albert Leas business ices Early Wednesday morning a lone burglar was routed from completing his attempted robbery by the timely arrival of Manager E G Darsow at tho Albert Lea Milling company The had already been opened nnd he compartment containing the money was open It Is believed the robbery was begun No Funeral Services Announced for Victim of Rockford Accident ROCKFOUD Oct arranse nents for tho funeral of Harry son GO long time resident of Rock tor A who waa killed yesterday morn ng in a fall from a telephone pole on which ho was working have been made pending wordfrom out oC town relatives Mr Johnson who for 30 years con ducted a grocery store here lived with his sister Miss Ella Johnson Tho accident happened Thursday morning nbout 10 oclock Mr John son in company with other telephone linemen was working in the city UK Mr Johnson had climbed the pole The pole broke throwing Mr Johnsoi to the ground Ho suffered a basa skull died 30 minute after the accident Based on Record of Can didate AVASTIINGTON Oct 25 bert Hoover was told today by Fred erick IT of Detroit president of tho Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees and Arthur J Lovell of Washington vice president of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Ewinonien that he vould be supported by n large ma orlty of members ot the railroad rotherhoods They said they based their predtc ion upon their knowledge of the pollt preference of the members ot heir and also upon a iclief that men preferred Hoover to the democratic presidential nominee because of bis wide experi ence and training both in govern ment and business Mr Hoover today told Miss Eliza beth Christniiin of Chicago sooretary trcasurcr of the National Womans Trade Union that I am absolutely with you In your efforts to get ade quate labor legislation for womem Such legislation establishes stand ards for industry which altho they already exist by voluntary agreement between many employers and the or Proswutor Louts Hfiaetto ICUSM i Chlckanaw county courthouse val ued at more than was destroy ed by a fire today which originated rom defective wiring in tho attic ot the twostory brick building Only a few pieces of furniture from tho first floor nnd the records ot the county were saved and shortly after noon today tho building was n wreck Only the bare walla were standing while tho ruins In what was the base ment still poured forth smoke Discovered By Janitor The blaze waa discovered about 10 oclock this morning by the court house janitor who smelled smoke from the second floor where he waa working He thot ho detected it as coming from the unused attic and im mediately investigated Upon opening the door to the attla a column of smoke nnd flame rushed out to greet him He hurried to the ower floors and spread the alarm There was sufficient time for coun ty officials and their deputies nnd as sistant clerks to remove tho records in uso nnd store them in the vaults which are fireproof and ciuit the bulldlngwhich was raiS Ijrbecom Hllefl IWltte 1 workers must be written IntOjirat tlie 11 rfl j rtT omll tic county too young to go to ittp long since dead parrots cats mfl dogs htve been He is mov TUKN TO PAGB 6 COLUMN 5 TMVESBUSY AT SWEA CITY Farmers Complain About Losing Large Numbers of Chickens SWEA CITY Oct thieves have been busy in this nciKh horhoocl for the past week Moat of the chickens stolen have been taken in Grant township northeast oE here Joe Mayne lost about 300 head John Patterson almost 100 the Isonlierp Brothers lost GO before they noticed that tho thieves were at work and chased them away In all cnsea mostly younpr slock ivns taken It is believed thru some one who knows a sieat deal about poultry is nt the head ot the ring o an epidemic of steal In that neighborhood its two tire trucks was hastily recruited and did what it could to save theancient structure but their efforts were fruitless unit in side of two hours tho building which 1ms beenstanding since 1S81 was a mass of ruins Covered Iy Insurance No Announcement could bo bad this afternoon about plans for another courthouse nor cculil it be wbero the county officers will con duct the business of the county t is expected however that tho structure ivjll bo rebuilt The firo loss is covered by insur ance Two years ing took place law to bring up the laggards of In he srticl nnd eac Ananiosa were finally caught of the three was sent to Grade School Pupil Just Wanted to Kill Some Oct 20 12 year old boy with a mania to kill something kidnaped a two months old baby here yesterday When caught ho was hunting for an ax with which to behead the infant The bnby was kidnaped from the automobile ot Mr and Mrs Melvin Morick the parents who had parked tho car while they visited relatives In the weeds a nearby vacant lot the boy bad concealed the child Tho babys cries attracted a neighbors ttcntion The noy was discovered by Sheriff Jones as he wag searching for an ax The boy told the sheriff he Intended to kill the baby but refused to give motive other than a desire to kill Mrs Colerlcks purse which was missing from the car was found near it the baby whoso clothes had been re shortly before midnight Tuesday The movcil Tho jnfunt suffered slightly robber escaped thru a window exposure but waa not otherwise IB heard someone coming Into the injured office Entrance was made the same night Into tho offices ot tho Snnborn Lum ber company nnd trie Splltz Grain and Lumber company The burglars failed lo get the safes open but rifled the drawers where papers were kept No money was obtained Tlie hny whose name was withheld Is in socond grade in school behind most children of his age He waa al lowed to return to his home until BRIDETOBE TAKESJp LIFE Philadelphia Woman Leaves Note Saying Nothing to Live PHILADELPHIA Oct 2fi Clasping tho Uridal gown she was to wear at tho altar a few hours late Miss Tola Swain 33 a saleswoman shot herself thru the headin the bed room of her home A maid who came to dress her for the wedding found her iyins amlNt tho clothing dead Beside her Iny a 32 caliber pistol and this brief note I have nothing to live for pleas forgivo Police tmlny were looking for the man she was to havo C Heard of Pittsburgh Ho did not irrivo for the wedding which was t have taken place at 8 oclock night Homesick Convict Pines to Return to Ft Madison Weaj IOWA FORECAST Mostly clotiily nnd possibly local showers Friday nlpht and Satur day Wanner Friday nisht In portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock n m Friday IIlRhest Tlirusflny 51 Degrees Lowest In Night 27 llegrees At 8 A M Friday 32 Dcfirccs When the mercury dropped to U7 dc Thursday nlBbt it was setting record for tho full Tho previous wns tnc Friday AL SMITH MAY DISCUSS LABOR Cant Adapt Himself to Changed World Pri soner Says WANTS OUT FOR 7 BOMBERS Grand Jury Indicts Kansas Cityans for Recent Racketeering KANSAS CITY Oct rants for seven men named in grand jury indictments ns alleged parti cipants in recent bombings aluRglngs and other activities here were In tho of Sheriff John Miles today Officers said they ex Ijccted some of those named to surren ter voluntarily for arraignment Tho Jackson county grand jury yes tcrday returned tho Indictments nam Ing 10 men three ot whom were ar rested and arraigned forthwith The bills were brot In at tho conclusion ol n months investigation of recent out rages hero understood have centered lurgely around bombings of building where nonunion labor an apartment nnd slugRinft of two employers of non union labor of on nights II degrees minimum tnc lowest previously recorded dawned clear nnd beautiful for the liost of Mason Cityans who are pian nig to attend the University of Iowa COUNCIL WLUFFS Oct 2fi On tlie surface arrest here Harry Howard B9 transient ibarRC of carrying conccnlcil weap ons Is a mixtter of such little interest ast to deserve no mention But under tlie surfnce there Is a story of a careful pan by which Howard asserted he hoped to back lioiu I His he said Is prison For IS ypars of his life he know no otlifr Nominee Turns to Keystone State Stronghold Ol aa to deserve no mention j fq n Republicans NEW YOHIC Oct 2G Al fred K Smith set today aside to con ter with parly chieftains anil to collect new ammunition to Ire burled verbally at his republican foes Then last ho roleased The democratic nominee also tho Fort Madison penitentiary ranged to Rive a la t look to tho speech in Town he prppnjcd fcr delivery tomorrow tho linme city I stopped Into a new ho said Everythms nicrnt In Imiaueiimiit of William S Varo first to announce I nlono In a new world In prlon tint the Pennsylvania was things never chnnRO When you UMI lilt nnt vmirsflf for Herbert Hoover at the Kansas iS Count Jinrl be years LyVAttorne IOK fO don have Romlg decides what Sells Olcnville Store Oct Charles Hess proprietor of the Glen with him The boys i villc Mercantile company has sold lived here several I hiabiiHinnas lo Mr nnd Mrs Harvey Cilassel 01 Northwood convention The governor hns not disclosed the subjectof this address but It nwy be upon either labor or foreign rclntionF aa he hns announced that both of theso questions will bo touched upon between now nnd election day The nominees drive into Pennsyl vania normally no of the cilndela of republican strength will be ne of thr few in recent nulionnl cam paigns the democrats have madr a determined bid for tho 38 electoral votes of HIP Keystone politi cal plum coveted by both n jcnerntion you ennt adapt yourself lo ohnnsecl conditions Kvpn In crime all I am handicapped Methods are And so Howard resolved thit inly In prison could he fim nnd contentment the of bis BiSiilos the Fort Mad servo In son penitontinry ho has iprins usually for burglary Missouri Illinois nnd Ohio prisons Howard said ho wns the orlKinn ot the tlioatir holdup Mnny ngo ha striked a robbery nt the Or Iihoum nt ns MnineSj gottin away with ho said AUNT HET By Robert Quillen OL i Whenever Amy fives party I know shes doin i so as not to irfvite somebod shes mad I nospitals ;