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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 1, 1928, Mason City, Iowa DAILY NEWSPAPER AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAL DITION VOL XXXV UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 1 1928 ETVB CENTSPER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT NO 282 PROBE UNCOVERS POLICELIQUOR ALLIANCE art of Amundsens Plane Picked Up in Arctic Waters PONTOON SAID BELONG TO RENCH PLANE t e a m s h i p Picks Up Float Not Far From Tromso lf Norway Sept 1 first def inite clew to the fate of aold Amundsen and five men envisaged when he sought the cooperation of the nations of the world 40 Countries Join in 7 S Peace Treaty More Than Half of Nations Adhere to Pact WASHINGTON Sept Forty than half the number signified ad to the KellbsgBriand pact to renounce war Thus the embracing the greatest attempt ot all times to bring about universal peace is rapidly reach Ing the fulfillment that Secretary Kel accompanied him on his expedition to rescue members Sf the Nobiie Arctic party was brot here today It was a float from the seaplane in the adventurers started lor ppitzbergen June 18 The relic was picked up near tho Islands a rocky group off this rt that Is seldom approached be It ls so dangerous to shipping Officers ot the steamer Michael Sara nd the French vessel Durance Wen Ified as belonging to the SrJTrench naval seaplane Latam in Amundsen rode with Rene Gutlbaud as pilot S Comparison ot the float with photo graphs of the plane tended to confirm he Identification Besides Amundsen and Guilbaud ihe plane carried Lieutenant Lief Dlet Irlchsenand three French navy men tomprislng the regular crew of the which had been operating lip the pontoon at last night 10 Iniles Vhorthwesti light louseon the northwest sMe ot Vann Island The French consul in Tromsoe com pared the pontoon with photographs the Latham and said that there was I TURN TO PAGE 14 COLUMN 8 o this end Russia Not Enthused Included in the sovereignities to ac cept the invitation to become party to the pact signed at Paris Monday is soviet Russia The Moscow govern ment made clear that It has neither enthusiasm nor admiration for the treaty but accepted It because It does obligations upon coun tries before the bar of public The speed with which so many coun tries accepted the pact greatly pleased the state department at Washington All ot the acceptances were made to American diplomatic officials except that of soviet Russia which replied to Ian invitation from France and were accompanied by expressions of thanks tor the privilege of adhering The most recent batch ot accep tances came to the state dcpartmen yesterday from JugoSlavia Finland The Netherlands Brazil Panama an Uruguay The acceptance of Portuga was announced at Lisbon Roll of Countries The roll ofthe countries agreed to rVerliJ6unce addltio to the 15 original signatories no stands asfollows Austria Argentina Bolivia Brazi Bulgaria Cost Rica Cuba Denmark Dominican Republic Finland Greece itberla Luxemburg Mexico Nethe ands Norway Panama Peru Portu gal Rumania Kingdom of Erbs Cron EGG THROWING HALTS RALLY IN COLUMBIA S C Smith Backers Interrupt Meeting to Speak for Governor S Sept The Smith and antiSmith lines in Ills southern capital city were fairly elldrawn today as the result of an SBthrowing freeforall fighting ex ibitton which threw the first meeting t the Hoover derrtocratic club of Richland county into disorder last light The whole business appears to liave nded In a draw altho the Smith men laimed the distinction at least ot laving invaded an unfriendly meeting and succeeded Ingetting one of their number to make a speech for the New York governor Couldnt Hear Speakers Both that speech and several attack ng Governor Smith were accompanlet by so much heckling that it was a times difficult to hear the orators and iLBERTLEAMAN f SHOOTS WOMAN Lien Then Gun on Himself Both Per sons in Hospital ALBERT LEA Sept var Lien and his wife both lie In the hospital from shots fired by the ormcr in a fit ot rage Wednesday vening at their farm home near Ban FIND BODY OF MAN KILLED IN SEAPLANE FALL Harvey Williamson Duluth was Iiiilcd when his seaplane plunged Intn the DuluMi hay He was alone in the plane At lie right ot the picture coast guardsmen who recovered Williamsons body may be acon taking it from Hie water Tile tail of tie plane may be seen to lie left ind Lovenes Spain soviet Switzerland and Uruguay Russia JWcroft Lien shot his wite first in the back iMts she was running out ot the house pausing an ugly wound Ho then jffturned the gun on himself shooting vifpart of his lower Jaw away jlVi A quarrel with his wife after he had drinking Is thot to have been responsible for his act Mrs Liens ight arm is paralyzed and her condi tion la very serious from the shot which according to physicians must have been fired at close range The GlobeGazette Offers a Booklet for Auto Owners Care ot the Car Is a 32page Illus trated booklet telling in plain language briefly the basic facts every owner should know about hia automobile Battery brake and headlight testing cleaning methods lubri cating rules tire pressure charts how to stop squeaks safety sug gestions complete drawings and photos of principal parts of the car are among the many useful fea tures A few minutes with this booklet may save hours of trouble and in crease the life of the car while economizing on operation Use the coupon FORMER FASCIST LEADER IS HELD International Complications Loom as Result of Ital ians Arrest PARIS Sept tional complications were thot possible today due to the arrest of Gen Cesare Rossi exiled fornvejfascist leader on what was termed a sentimental jour ney just over the Italian border from Switzerland Some Swiss dispatches questioned the regularity ot the capture ot the man who with Mussolini and two others organized the famous march on Rome andlater fled from Italy It is reported that Rossi was seized at Campioni where It is aaid no Ital an visa Is necessary for a visit and was taken to the Jail at San Don nino There are various versions as ta now Rossi was enticed across the jorder Some say a woman fascist agent lured him there Others state Lhat Italian agents rented an apart ment In Lugano Switzerland and or ganized on Swiss territory an excur sion to a villa they had rented across the frontier Ttossi and the woman Joining In the excursion a resolution to call a meeting oii Sept 25 of true Jeffersonlan democrats was punctuated with so much dater waullng that no one could say wheth er it had been adopted or voted down Thehigh light ot the evening came about when an owner of a bag of eggs got into a raugh and tumble during which the bagwas crushed One egE remained intact however and this the owner seized at the heao oC onef of It landed commenced For several Tnihutes the freefocall cqntlnuell while group stood on benches a3 cheered Finally restoring order the crowd listened to George W Beckett Smith bolter make a speech Part of Audience Leaves Promptly half of the audience left the hall and a part of the group Re maining demanded a speech from R Charlton Wright editor of the Colum bia Record who responded with an ad Iress for Smith Both wriglH and Beckett were heckled The meeting came to an end by the announcement of H O Salley Co umbia salesman that ho was secre ary of the Hoover democratic club and a suggestion made to him by someone on the floor that he hereafter callsecret meetings because they will only break up every open meet Duringthe whole show the cam paign portraits ot Smith and Robinson sazed down benignantly xipon the AGREEMENT ON ILLINOIS MINE WAGE REACHED More Workers May Go Back to Jobs Frederic i Haskln Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I inclose herewith 6 cents In coin or slumps for a copy of the booklet CARE OF THE CAR City Stale Miss Earhart Unhurt When Plane Wrecks Ship Pitches Forward at Pittsburgh Land ing Field PITTSBURGH Sept plane successfully flown from Eng Will Rogers SANTA MONICA St Did you read about the wonder ful reception that Ireland gave Mr Kellogg a mighty fine omen when Ireland cornea out for peace Vice presidential candidate Joe Robinson made an awful good ac ceptance speech In Little Rock I dont mean to detract in any way from either of our fine presidential men but I tell you both parties have got Just about as good vice presidents as could be had and thats not taking anything away from Charley Dawes Charley wasted as fina a talent as has been wasted in years on a job that is really nothing hut watchful waiting Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright IKS COMMUTE EOF CORN BELT IS BACKING SMITH Federation Favors Stand of N Y Governor oWFartn Aid Rail and Air Line to Twin Cities Starts Americans Beat Australians in Straight Sets BROOKLINE Sept George MV Lolt and John Hen nessy the most promising pair of Americas younger tennis players today won the greatest victory of thcir careers by crushing the great Australians Gerald Patterson and Jack faawkes In three straight sets G2 61 62 In the final round of the national doubles championship today on ths courts at the Longwood Cricket cluK MILLIONAIRES FACE TAX SUITS Illinois County Seeks to Re cover Tax Payments of WAUICKGAX Sept Suits to recover almost In personal property taxes have been filed by Lake county against tho estate of 11 millionaires All the defendants named dead except Mr Donnelly The county filed its suits before the board ot review and said there might be some of the personal property rightfully exempted on which tax was not paid It is charged that from 1910 up until the presentyear the estates failed to make proper returns in their tax pay monts The defendants named and the amounts the county alleges are due were as follows Thomas N Donnelly of Lake Villa Alfred L Baker broker Lake Forest Robert H McElwoe lumberman Lake Forest John R Thompson restaurant man Marvin Highitt railrond executive Sept For the second time In the history of collective bargaining In the Illinois coal mining industry a wage scale reductionfor union miners has been agreed upon by representatives of miners and opera tors Subcommittees of both groups which have been in closed conference for several weeks In an attempt to compromise on wage rates and vyork Ing rules yesterday reached in ngreer ment which was to be submitted Jo day for ratification by a full commit tee of 50 operators and miners When signed the new pact may mean employment for an additional miners In bituminous coal mines of the state It was said Illi nois mines have been disrupted by strikes and shutdowns for two years Under the agreement as it was un officially explained a minimum daily wage of aproxlmately G a day had been provided Wages under the Jack sonville agrement signed in 1923 and followed until last year varied from to a day Mine operators claimed under the scale they were un able to compete with nonunion coal mined at a day No Comment From Iiwa DER MOINES Sept Awaiting official Information officers of miners and operators organisations In Iowa today refused to commenl upon the wage agreement reached be Illinois miners and operators yesterday Both Georffe Heaps president of Ihe Towa Coal Operators association and J C Lewis president of the Iowa State Federation of Labor declined to express opinions on tho probable course of action In Iowa until they hnd been notified terms of th Illinois agreement T H Morris president of DIstric 13 of the United Mine Workers of Am erica was reported to be in Chicago who had carried lier fameby being the first of her sex to negotiate the treach erous Atlantic Rogers field near here last Miss Amelia Eailiart Boston social worker and copilot of tho plane Friendship cracked up the English plane Avero AxMan It was once tho property ot Lady Heath As Miss Earhart was making a land ng a wheel became mired in a rut he plane swerved stood on Its nose or 1 moment and appeared to stagger i the wind Then as It seemed certnln must turn over it settled nose In he ground with Its tall 15 feet In lie Miss Karhart and her pnn enger George P Putnam New York ubllsher were uninjured ALLISON WINS FOREST HILLS N Sept Hlggs Great Britains No 1 ranking player was defeated by Wilmer Allison of Austin Texas who holds the No 1 position In this coun try In straight sets 2 Cl In the first With Smith nnd Hoover apparent opposed to the equalization fee it an pears quite evident that some othe plan will have to be roll Hernlil D STRIKE VOTE BEING COUNTED Result of Poll of Rail Unions to Be Announced Sunday CHICAGO Sept vote affecting employes ot western railroaas was being counted n Chicago today with the arrival of A F Whitney president of the Brotherhood ot Railway Trainmen from Cleveland to supervise the tabu lations Mr Whitney will announce the re sult tomorrow 1C the vote should favor the strike it was explained the drastic action might still be averted thru ratifica tion ot a mediation plan tentatively reed upon recently In WanhinKton between the federal board of media tion and union officials The plan would have to be Indorsed by the brotherhood The unions are seeking a wnge In crease and new working conditions IES MOINES Sept belt federation of fnrm organ better known os the corn belt indorsed tacitly the stand on agricultural relief taken by Gov Alfred E Smith democratic pres idential candidate and the democratic platform Meeting here yesterday Ihe commit tee unanimously adopted tt resolution which smiled upon the democratic plat form and candidate while frowning upon the republican agricultural plank and the party candidate Herbert Hoover The resolution also redcdl cated the committee to efforts to ob tain passage ot the farm relief bill Resolution Lands Democrats President Cooltdgea vetoes ot the McNaryHaugen bill and the action of the Kansas City convention In re tuslns to Indorse the vital principle of tills the resolution said had precipitated farm relief Into the 102S political campaign Tho democratic party nnd candidate pledge enactment ot legislation that will prevent the price the surplus determining tha price of the whole Eight Hours Are Cut Off Time From Chi cago North CHICAGO Sept east and northwest were connected to day by coordinated rail and air pas senger service when the Transcontln ent Air Transport began the op eration on definite schedule of pas sengercarrylng airplanes between Chi cago and Minneapolis and St Paul The TnarKs auguratlon In this country ot sclied uled aidrail travel ba particl pated In by the Pennsylvania rallroat REPORT SHOWS MILLIONS PAID FORPROTECTION Philadelphia Officers Are j Accused of Whole sale Graft i PHILADELPHIA Sept The finding of a grand jury that police are on the payrolls bootleg sera and have received hundreds of thousands perhaps millions ofi dollars in bribes caused a stir today Tho jarys report says also that li quor Interests have been protected for years by an alliance of police and misguided politicians and that the menace of gunmen and gangsters threatens to make the city a second Chicago with target practice held in the streets and human beings the tar gets Tlie grand Jury was called two weeks ago to investigate sans mur ders bootlegging and other under world activities Judge Edwin o Lewis after read ing the report granted the jurys re quest to continue its investigation Cleaned Rum rings must be broken up said in addressing the Jurors their rail ofmurder and corruption must e eliminated It the police department not purged be said by tho proper ty officials and the civil service com nlRsion ho will appoint a commission under the city charter that will power to subpoena any witness no crop ciplo prin with matter what his station to testify I will do Judge Lewis said 1C It tnkes the commission years to complete the task ana if it necessi tates the use of the most extraordi narymethods everevolved to combat have been hlrMfin the business of our city They have beenbrot Hers to carry on trade T and the Northwest Airways a up of businesshouses the assassina subsldfary ot the Transcontinental Airjljon of business rivals They do It in Transport Inc Approximately hours has been cut from tile time required to mtilce the train journey between Chicago and the Twin Cities officials of tho Pennsylvania railroad stated today The planes will connect at both term inals with trains to and from the east and west Connecting pianos will leave Chica go at 3 p m While southbound planes will leave Minneapolis at a and St Paul at a m The planes to be used by the north west Airways between Chicago and the Twin Cities aro Port all metal construction with inclosed cab Chicago and St Louis now they are trying to do it here but we are not going to let them Commission lias Ioiver The civil service commission hns the powerto find out how ninny motor cars every policeman hns how many diamond rings tlie lavish scaln he lives on tile money lie and lo find out it lie Is taking Hugh J McBirncy Lake Forest Edward L Rjcrson steel merchant Thomns Hooker Cowles Lake For est Lucien G 1oe Lake Forest Location of Battleground First Duty of Candidates iind have recognized the that tho cost ot dealing Niirulusen shouM lie distributed over the marketed commodity the resolu tlon states Tlio republican platform dops not ndtiress Itself to the problem of the surplus but proposes lonns increased tariffs on farm commodities cheaper water transportation and creation of a farm hoard while the candidate recently announced his opposition to the fundamental principle that coats ond losses arising on sales In export shall be borne by the marketed units of tlip benefited the res olution continues Should Support Friends After drawing this comparison It added emphasize the ob vious fact that farivTs should support their friends and oppose their enemies regardless ot The comprises represen tatives of fnrm organizations claiming membership of more thnn a million inlddlevvcst farmers William Illrth of Missouri Is Its chairman District Attorney John revealed Hint a graft payment ot 000 bad been paid by Uie rum a person indicated on account books n his possession alongwith other thit will pirrv 12 that records were kept Ins that will cariy 12 0 paymenta to mnffinp 5800 a month upward and downward The disclosures he said were only a scratch on the surface of what further Investigation of the seized books of Marslc Weinberg and com pany public accountants would re veal Thus far his Information con cerned a single Philadelphia alcohol plant Tho griind will recess over Labor day reported that the In TO IAGK 11 COLUMN 8 Tickets for the service will be sold at all principal ticket offices and agen cies of the Pennsylvania railroad Tho new airline Is the first ot the joint airrail services to establish a combined transcontinental air and rail route between New York and Los An geles nnd San Francisco Col Chavlcs Lindbergh is chairman of thn techni cal committee that developed the Chi rngo to Twin Cities route Britt Woman Returns From European Trip BEUTT Sept Alice Klippcl returned from tills week vhero she hns spent most ot tho sum mer She expects to leave soon for Legrand where she will teach he coming year By RYRON Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON Sept wll lldering swirls nnd eddies stirred Into motion months ago Mill trouble the political seas as the par tlesapproach the necessity of choosing definitely what course they will sail for better or for worse In the cam paign for the presidency The recent clearer definition of Is sues and a mensurable of the personal qualities ot the canrti Tames A Robbing Lake Forest I dates have not quieted the raging I crosscurrents of controversy Kach Mrs Emily Kussell Dawson presidential nominee continues to lose the allegiance of members of his own party and togain recruits from the One thine IB sure some good will qncounter of the International matches oome out of It for the farmer sin n opposition the West Side Tennis cjub at Forest both pnrtics are malting farm relict I Conflicting reports puzzling rumors Hills this afternoon Uhe main Sun jot good and evil import and real poll ical surprises follow one another in constant procession Candidates and their managers arc torn among many schools of advice Must Determine Course SInnlfestly even tho ampler cam paign funds proposed for 192S cannot be spread out effectively over whole of the country By oho method or another those in charge of party destinies must hit upon a plan of ac tion that will concentrate their efforts at the points of greatest promise Similarly the candidates themselves must sort out the states into which they will personally carry tho party KOspel Each Is urged from within his own party to lend thn help of his pros ice in states usually marked off as PAGE n COLUMN i Wea Former Resident of Northwood Tries to End Life at Fargo has een received here that Hans Hanson ormerly of this city but now ot Fur go N had attempted to end his Ife in that city by slashing hs After the slashing the reports re ceived here aad Hanson jumped Into the Red rlvev nt that city but was rescued after he had his mlml about ending his life and had clung to the intnko pipe nt the waterworks The man Is In the hospital at Forgo and doctors say he will recover cnl persons have no Information as to the reason for his act IOWA FORECAST Mostly fnir Saturday nlRht anil Sunday preceded liy unsettled weather in east portion Not much change in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for il hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Saturday Highest Friday n Degrees Lowest in Night 33 Decrees At B A M Saturday GS Degrees In other years the first week in Sep tember has been one of tho hottest of the entire summer dawned clonr with a south wind blow Ing Warmo weather appeared to be Inpr Warmer weather appeared to be will reach the heights of last year ir the clays just ahead remains to seen Minnesota Governor Is Guest at Decorah DECORA It Sept 1 Governor Chrlatlanson of Minnesota stopped off in Decorah Thursday as a guest of C T Welser president of the Winrc shiek County bank on his way to Cnl where he gave a politi cal speech tho same evening at the County fair While hereho called on the local newspaper men having for merly been in the business himself It isnt so much what tho democrats nnd republicans Ret off their chest UK what they get Into It that counts thin Molnes Register AUNT HET Bv Robert Guillen It aint virtue that makes Jane flare up an get in sulted when men dont mean no harm its just because she thinks theyre thinkin what shes ;