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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 29, 1928, Mason City, Iowa DAILY NEWSPAPER fof me VOL XXXV CENTS PER CO AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAL EDITION ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT V TDWA i IUWA nn inrTn OC1OBER 29 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL BERVIOT NO 17 ZEPPELIN OVER ATjTIC ON WAY HOME Two Wealthy Atlanta College BoysHeld as Thrill Slayers 2 KILLINGS AND SEVEN HOLDUPS Police Claim AirTight Murder Case Against Pair ATLANTA Oct 29 A couple of college boys who were enjoying their usual carefree week end Saturday were fighting for their lives from jail cells today knowing full well the police held a confession ot two killings in a series ot seven holdups The struggle was revealed not by their calm serious and even polite acceptance of unusual surroundings but by an array of six lawyers re tained by wealthy families to confront wliat the police said was an airtight murder George Harsh Junle to his fel low students at Ogrlethorpo hero was the author of tho confes sion in the hands of police The document was withheld but Chief of Detectives A Lamar Poole said it was clearly a case of killing for a thrill that couldnt buy Richard Gray was tho oth er young fellow but he refused tc comment on his companions story tht he drove the automobile used in the holdups The confession said Harsh was the killer resisted Two Bandits Willard Smith a druggist and E E Meek grocery cleric were slain when they resisted two determined bandits the killings occurred thh inonth during a series of daring crimes of slmlloinature which po lice had attributed to Roy DIckerson nationally notorious bank robber who Tgsaapccl recently from prison in Ala bo ma To newspapermen whom they greeted in their cells exactly as they would welcome guests in their luxur ious homes tho youths apparently recognized the serious aspect of their predicament I am deeply Harsh told n reporter in the privacy a solitary cell as a guard stood nearby I know that by my actions I have brot upon myself a great calamity but I have no one to blamebut my self I know that a confession will not do any good to those whose homes have been darkened by our acts but Will Rogers NEW YORK Oct all the papers headlined Al Smith saying something in the air I dont know what it is but there Is some thing in the I believe I can tell him what it is Its at least words oE applesauce de livered every night by speak ers from both parties over the radio So thats all there is in the ROGERS static from now till Nov 6 It would be a Godsend to a suffering public and no loss to political knowledge Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1928 HOOVER LISTS 5 MORE TALKS FOR LAST WEEK Four Addresses in Day Scheduled on Trip to Coast By JAMES L WEST Associated Press Staff Writer I have made a complete and I will stand by it lor for Ana this from Gallogly In another part of tho pail I have not made a statement and right now do not know If I ever will But I do want to say and want It Oft 29 bert Hoover Is to make five more set addresses before his course is sub mittedto the voters ot the country one week from tomqrrow Four of them will be crowded In to a space of 4S hours during his fly Ing trip back to his California home to vote the fourth of these to bo de livered at Pueblo Colo Tills city was added last night to his necessitating complete Itinerary shift of schedule between St Louis and Palo Alto Instead ot striking northwestward from St Louis Friday night for Ne bnska and Wyoming1 the better vipresidential candidate will cross Mis souri overnight then pass thru Kntu sas from east to west and then across Colorado and go diagonally across Utah to Ogden In Pueltlo Saturday known that I am not standing in the way of police In their investigation oC the case Wont Hurt6asc I will not do hurt their case and will do everything to helv them that I can without doing any thing to hurt Junie Harsh is a well turned out young man of medium height ami pleasing countenance while Dick Gallogly Is a tall youth lowering TURN TO PAGE 13 COLUMNS The GlobeGazette Offers a Pictorial Booklet Ships of the This handsome jiew compilation of pictures and facts about the United States Navy shows the evo lution of the fleet from the early frigates like Old Ironsides to the modern superdreadnaughts There are photographs of all the latest types of fighting craft float ing undersea and flying Amer ica since the war has been finding on the seven seas aa a world power This booklet will give every American a true pic ture of his navy nnd of world naval strength Itshows why worldcon ferpnces and congressional debates today center arounc the navy Every home will want a copy Use the coupon Frederic i Hashln Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I Inclose herewith 8 cents in coin or stamps for a copy of the booklet SHIPS OP THE NAVY Street City Stats The Pueblo speech will be delivered at 7 p m Saturday nlRht from a platform In the public square just out side the rnlroarl station and the speech will be broadcast to the moun tain states as it will be the only ad dress Hoover has delivered in those TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 5 43 MILLION TO VOTE ON NOV 6 SURVEY SHOWS Registration Figures Give Startling Increases for Election By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS1 Copyrighted 1928 WASHINGTON Oct booths In cfty and town village and hamlet will open their doors a week from tomorrow to the greatest army df qualified voters in the his tory of the United matcly How many of these men and wom en who have registered their Inten tion to cast their ballots will actual ly do so Is a matter of conjecture but election experts have figured the number as high as In 1924 the total vote for president was 29i The more conservative observers place the 1928 vpto with women playingr a major part In the selection of the next presi dent of the United States A P Tabulates Voters As no governmental agency has ever undertaken the task of determ ining tho number ot qualified voters in advance of an election the Asso ciated Press thru its correspondents has tabulated the number of poten tial voters in every state This list shows enormous gains everywhere in the larger cities New York native state of Gov Al fred E Ejmith the democratic bearer leads with com pared with persons who voted in 1924 The City of New Tork stronghold show ed a jump oC more than half a mil1 lion The odiine republican state of Pennsylvania is second with registrations compared with who vota four ye i ago Illinois Is third with compared with Ohio Is next with an esti mated registration of com pared with voters in while California home state of Her bert Hoover the republican candidate TUKN TO PAGE IS COIAMN 8 Doug and Mary Visit President Jlnry Picliford anil Douglas Fairbanks leaving tho white house after having luncheon us the guests of President and Mrs Coolidgo Lindbergh Bags Antelope f V A GOV SMITH IS IMPOSSIBLE FOR FARMERS CLAIM Brookhart Sees No Hope of Relief if Demo crats Win SPARTA Oct 29 ing Governor Smith Is Impossible from tho farmers United States Senator Smith W Brookhart of Iowa In a speech here this after noon upon behalf ot the republican prealdential candidate said his gresslve colleague Senator George W Norris had made n mistake in de claring for the democratic candidate I have no doubt he will realize his mistake in due said Senator Brookhart who will make several speeches for Herbert Hoover in Wis consin this week I feel perfectly comfortable sup porting Hoover along with other pro gressive senators Howell Frazler Borah Nye Johnson McMasters anfl and I hope Senator Norris feels Just OH comfortable In the more lonesome company of Senator Al Smith Is impossible from the farmers1 Senator Brook hart mua As governor ot New York he has opposed the Of that tate in nearly everything wanted lo has reduced their prices and driven them from tho control of the state department of agricuHjre He has never had their support vote against him In the GOING HOME Chickasaw County Business Goes On Despite Friday Fire NEW HAMPTON Oct saw county offices were open for business Monday morning Tho coun ty officers were unable to serve the public on Saturday after the fire de stroyed the courthouse Friday The sheriffs office is now located in the sheriffs residence just south of tho ruins oe tho courthouse and the rest of the county offices arc located In a large house across ths street west from the courthouse square Smith Begins His Final Drive in Coast Cities HOME OF OHIO MAN IS BOMBED Publishers Family Escapes Injury in Explo son MANSFIELD Ohio Oct 23 Tho beautiful home here of R c Hoyes publsher of the Mansfield News Lorain TimesHerald and tho Defiance Telegraph was badly dam aged by a bomb early today No one was Injured Hoyles and his famiy escaping because they were sleeping in the rear of the house Hoylea assigned no reason for the affair He said he believed the bomb which police said was a small one was planted with intent to frighten rather than injure him Annual Rally Day Is Held at Garner Church GARNER Oct 29 United Presbyterian church observed the an niml rally day yesterday Five little children received the rite of baptism and larger children hnd parts on the program Tho Rev and Mrs Lewis sang a duet nnd Clint Danlpls with his violin accompanied by Mrs Dan iels gave a selection The pastor fol owed with a brief address Four Addresses on Nominees Schedule Ending on Sat urday Night By D HAROLD OLIVER Associated Press Stall writer U7ILMIXGTON 28 With four speeches ahead of him in the Inst week before eectlon Gov ernor Smith today reached that stage of the presidential race which he pre dicted would soon after his notification be tho turning point of the campaign Tho democratic presidential nom inee Is a firm believer In strong cam paign finishes having practiced t In his gubernatorial battles on the the ory that thousands wait until the final week to make way to vote up their minds which So tonight In Baltimore he will start down the home stretch of his Atlan tic seaboard offensive confident that his last four efforts to present the Issues in plain everyday languaije will swing to the democratic party the voters necessary to place him In the white house Guest of Rested nftcr a weekend stny at the nenrby home of John J Raskob chair man of the democratic national com mittee at Claymont the governor planned to motor to Wilmington to board his specia train nt p m His arrival nt the Royal station in Baltimore wan set for 3 oclock nnd a pnrnde of an hour thru the Indus TURN TO PAGE 13 COLUMN 2 Lone Eagle Swoops Down on Game at New Mexi can Ranch EAGLE PASS Oct 2Q Having shot an antelope from Ins plane Col Charles A Lindbergh has left tho Hal Mangum ranch In Co ahlilla Mexico for another ranch In Chihuahua Colonel Lnnilbergh shot the ante lope they said after a 20 mile chifso 7irst reports lhaL a Colonel Mc Nar from Mexico City bad shot liic antelope from a plnno Lindbergh was piloting on the Mangum said Lindbergh clld the shout flying colonel also killed two ranch ing The deer After n visita on the ranch Colonel Lindbergh plans to re turn to St Louis to vote after which it is said ho will return to Maxico Coi a visit with United dor Dwight Morrow Suites NIES CHARGE OF DR REYNOLDS State G 0 7 Head Dis claims Religious Injection Responsibility DES MOINES Oct 29 claim by J TV Reynolds democratic na tional committeeman last week that campaign literature designed to bring the religious question into the cam paign in Iowa had been distributed from Republican state Headquarters was denied today by Willis L Stern Chairman ot Republicanstate com mittee Mr Sterns statement mininmed also the party bolt by Senator George W Norria of Nebraska nnd replied to Democratic criticism of Re publican expenditures Mr Stern promised a full acounting of all expenditures by the party in Iowa GHaie HAVNER TO TALK AT FOREST CITY Former Attorney General Will Speak for Hoover Tuesday Night FOREST CITT Oct M Havner renubllcan former attorney general of Iowa will be the principal speaker hero tomorrow night at what will likely bo the last political speech in this county during tho present campaign Mr Havner Is to address a republi can gathering at the courthouse Ho will bo Introduced by Prank Ol son county republican chairman Dr Hugo EcUener above com mander of tho Graf Jfeppclin gavo tho order to cast off early Monday morning ami the big air ship is out over tho Atlantic YOUTH IS HELD FOR SHOOTING IN DES MOINES Jtepfather to Save f PRINCE TO BE MARRIED Three Nuns Burned OTTAWA Oct 29 were reported burned to death In i ri fire which destroyed a convent at Ontlneau Point tills mornlna Seaplane Resumes Its Flight to Bermuda ATLANTIC CITY N Oct 20 fp seaplane Flying Kish having on board George Palmer Putnam Capt Harry Lyon and the pilot Lieut W N Lancaster which onmo down here late yesterday afternoon of water In the gasoline took off again nt this afternoon on inlerrupted flight to Bernimlu by way of Hampton Roads Va Tlie seaplane which accompanied jt yesterday re turned to New York Profits of Maytag Company Show Slump NKW yoilK Oct company of Ncrwton Towa for the nine months onrled Sflpt 30 reports a net profit of nnnlnat In the first nine months of 1027 IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy to cloudy Monday night anil Tuesday possibly rain or enow In extreme west portion Continued cotrf LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 2 hour period ending at 8 oclock a i Monday Highest Sunday 39 Degrees Ixiwcst in Night 20 Decrees At S A 31 Mniulny 25 Degrees For like period ending at 8 oclock m Sunday Highest Saturday 52 Degrees Loircst in Nlglit 28 Degrees The chilliest weather of the fall is upon north Iowa Sunday nights min imum wns 5 degrees lower than the previous low mark The wind re uiainerl in the northwest Monday and chilly night was In prospect Smnll ponds were frozen over Mon day morning ind there was a bit of ioe nlont the edges of streams Christopher Engaged to Daughter of French Pretender ROME Oct 29 Chris topher of Greece widower of tho late Mrs W B Leeds ot Cleveland Ohio la engaged to Princess Fraticoise sec ond daughter of tho Duke of Guise pretender to the French throne The mnrrlngc will take place at the Or leans family estate at Palermo next Jnnuary Formal announcement of the en gagement is to lie made at Brussels by tho Duke of Guise The villa in Romo of the Dowager Queen Olga of Orecce Is being fitted up for tho occupancy of the newly upon their return from their wedding trip Princess Francoise visited Rome a few days ago with her aunt the Duchess of Aosta and stayed quietly at the Hotel Flora The engagement wns concluded there but Prince Chris topher did not wish to announce it formally until lie had seen the Duke ot Guise STOWAWAY IS DISCOVERED ON BOARD AIRSHIP Vessel Sights Airliner 90 Miles Off U S Coast BULLETIN BERLIN Oct Z9 Tile rep resentative of the Lolcal gor aboard the Graf Zeppelin to dny wirelessed hig newspaper that n 17 your old American youth wns discovered on the nlr liner a atouatvny at G ocloclf this morn ins Hold Brandt the correspondent Rent tho news of the stowaway in tho following message Stowaway discovered at oclock tills morning A 17 year old American boy employed In a lawyers office Passed Pollock liKhtshlp nt n m Very coW despite a benutiful HULLETIN NEW YORK Oct 29 The Radio Marine corporation was informed by the steamer Laconia that the Graf Zeppelin pasted over at a m eastern standard time about 90 milus southwest of Cape Snble Nova Scotia POINT Kanfuclcet Island VJl Oct 29 The Graf Zeppe In greatest ship that ever rode the air bade farewell to the United States which for 14 days has been host and headed ita nose into the dawn ana toward its distant hangar at ftnK I a MOTORIST KILLED NEAR BRICELYN Lesueur Center Lum ber Dealer Dies After Accident BIUCELYN Oct Janda 52 manager of a lumber com pany In Lesueur Center was killed and L Brochaska also of Lesueur Center was seriously In jured when tho automobile In which they were riding turned over In a ditch three and a half miles wcat of here Sunday morning Mr Janda died at 0 oclock three hours after the accident The two men In company with C Galligin Manknto wero start Ing on a pheasant hunting trip Jan da was driving the car nnd in turning out to meet an oncoming machine got too near the edge of the grade and the car slipped down Into the ditch Pioneer West Union Resident Succumbs WEST UNION Oct D Reeder 81 resident of this city for 74 years died at his home rifier nn illness of one week Ho was a Civil war veteran having served with the Sixth Iowa Cavalry for tliroo years His death leaves West Union with only seven vrterann of the Civil war Mr Ilreder wan a former city council man No for the funeral have been announced DES MOINES Oct 20 Bourdon 14 year old DeB Moine high school boy weighed love for mother against the lite of his step father yesterday afternoon and th former won Feaii that bis mother who was leing beaten and choked would be killed prompted the youth to shoot Frank Murphy 41 Murphy died almost Immediately Today Bourdon wns being detained nt tho Juvenile home while officials pondered what action they would take Expressing no sorrow or regret the ad described how Murphy came home o supper intoxicated and complained Jiat he had to provide food for his wifes five children by a former mar nRC Murphys anger increased until lie jegnn to heat and olioko his wife The son looked on anxious tor Ills moth ers safety Ho hnd said he would ill the hid told and I afraid ho was doing Young Bourdon warned ilia step nthcr tn slop Murphy did not heed him The rcaclierl for a 23 cali ber rifle and shot Ho mlsKCtl Mur Tihy chased hinvbut Bourdon turned uiul shot again Murphy fell When polico took llourdon to the juvenile home tho youth auked if ho had killed or merely his stepfather Officers last night with held the information from him pend ing further questioning Murphy had returned home intox icated on several occasions relatives KaJd nnd hart driven the family from the house He was married two years ago FIRE DESTROYS 2 WAREHOUSES Loss Is Million Dollars on Structures Near Chicago Loop CHICAGO Oct 29 timated at Hourly amage es wns behindIt It flew swlftlyriout Nantucket sound nearly midway be tween Great Point light on this island and Monomy light on the long spur which juts out from tho southeastern tip of Cape Cod It was Just four hours and 11 min utes from the time it cleared the nav al air station Aboard wero three score Including three officers of tho United States navy one woman nnd a variegated cargo of frelgbt Sighted by UghthnuBC After having hugged the coarftjine since It quit tho air stattlon the Zeppelin struck boldly out to sea bending southeast Tho Inst to see the giant crift EugeneLarson keeper of the lonely Santaky light the first beacon flight ed by incoming transAtlantic liners Larsen reported that from bis iosi Ion in the tower of his lighthouse which rises from a precipitous cliff on the extreme eastern edge oC this Island that ho clld not lose sight ol ho Zeppelin until It disappeared on southeast course over tho rose and crown shoals miles off shore STARTS HOME FLIGHT Ky W W CHAPLIN Associated Tress Staff Writer NAVAL AIR STATION Ijikehurst N Oct 20 Clerman dirigible Graf Zeppelin imprisoned for days by contrary winds heaved off Its bonds early today and headed back thru the moonlight skies for Its homo port at Frledrlchshafen Ger many whenco it camo Oct IE It left a m and nt headed out to sea at Chatham Mass With three scoro men and one wom an aboard the greatest airship that ever flew the skies was dragged tall first from tho hangar not Iqng after midnight and then seeming suddenly to acquire a life ot its own It lifted TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 1 caused today by fire which swept thru two threestory warehouses south west of the loop gutting the struc turcs which ocuplcd a halt block Tho Initldlnga were occupied by the Bernard Paper company and the Pro ducers warehouse company The warehouse contents Included IMRTS of sugar valued at More than SO plects of apparatus poured millions of Rullons of water on the flames lcforo tluy were brot control Two fire boats aided In quench ing the ftjirnes Quantities of canned and pro were destroyed Tho Insured for Mrs Kenil Smnnt III WASHINGTON Oct M MPjMrM Rcd Kmoot the senator from I Huh who has been ill fur several weeks WIH reported o bo very AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I owe Sallic a letter but its hard to write girlhood friends except when youre blue an wishin for the old days when you wasnt mar ;