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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 8, 1928, Mason City, Iowa fOR THf AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 8 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 288 VOL XXXV CENTS PER COPY s DAKE PASSES EARL ROWLAND IN AIR DERBY LIVINGSTON IS FIRST OF CLASS B CONTESTANTS Rivals Slay SSder world Chief Illinois Man Brings Air plane Down in Terre Haute BULLETIN TERRE HAUTE Sept 8 Livingston Mon mouth leQ tha class B racers in the transcontinental air derby Terre Haute he night con trol point today in his Waco j plane He landed at p central standard time He made Hie flight from Colum bus In one hour anil 46 minutes BULLETIN I PITTSBURGH Sept Winning his way from Roosevelt field N to Bettis field Mc Koesport on tho first leg of the class 0 crosscountry air der by C Cnntwcll made the 315 mile hop in two hours and 19 miii utes He landed nt Bottis field at p eastern daylight time today E J Buroohs Denver piloting a Folikcr universal landed at p 22 minutes beluiul The other two class C entries checked in shortly after I K liams Worcester at ana C D B Collyer New York i City at PITTSBURGH Sept IT teen of tho 20 planes entered In the B transcontinental air derby id reported at Bettia field McKees the first stop up to2 p JjJeaJBtern daylight time Tw o ciiand Lombardo Is Murdered in Busy Street Scores See Cap ones Pal Shot Down Slayers Disappear CHICAGO Sept Tony Lorn bardo Is dead a dumdum bullet in his brain The vengeance of Frank Uale slain New York gangster has spoken Never was murder done more bold ly Thousands of persons were puth Ing along in the late Friday afternoon crush when the loopcanyons echoed to the roar of assassins guns and Lombardo pal of Al Capone pitched forward on his face Thestayers could not have got half a block from the vicinity of Gl West Madison street In front of which Lom bardo fell before bedlam broke Scares Saw Shots Scores had seen the shots fired hundreds had seen the three gunmen drop their still smoking weapons to the pavement and then lose them selves in the crowd thousands had heard the shots while other thousands poured to the murder scene from ad jacent streets and office buildings adding to tlie confusion Not in a long time has the sun gleamed on the barrels of so many revolvers unsheathed for action as it saw in the hands of police yesterday afternoon Detectives in plain clothes squad men and traffic officers pistols ready dotted the crowds as the blood of Lombardo oozed on to the sidewalk from the uglcy bullet hole behind his ear Tlie downtown murder of by Harold i f Ydrfc City and Brian Shaw m i ucnac iu ILJ i sylvania diat I end of troub L f were made SMITH ACCEPTS FEE PRINCIPLE MURPHY CLAIMS Algona Speaker Takes G 0 P to Task on Farm Stand A LGONA Sept fair goers here yesterday heard Frank W Murphy Wheaton member of committee of 22 assail the republi can party and its presidential candi date for not making more specific an nouncements of its partys intention of bringing about farm relief The Minnesota farm leader stated that altho he had always been a re publican he could not support Hoover under the We regard farm relief as the out standing issue In this campaign so fni as the west is the speaker York were unreported A dense fog over the western Penn sylvanla district caused the airmen no ouble Many forced landings but none of the aviators V was injured Speed Holman cracked up in his J Laird plane near Washington Pa The ship was damaged to such an extent that Holman was forced out of the race Stuart Auer in a Waco made a forced landing at Brookside Ohio Lands at COLUMBUS Sept John H Livingston Monmouth flying his Waco piano led the class B racers in the transcontinental air der by to Norton field here He levelled oft his plane and landed at oclock eastern standard ingston was first to battle his way thru tha heavy fog over thePennsyl vania mountains and reach JfcKees port the first flying station J Warren Smith of Pittsburgh and A L LItzenberger Pittsburgh flying a Cessna B monoplane were second to land at oclock One half minute later B C Schultz and W R Tali nor Tirol their plans across ths timing line Schultz had gained two and one half minutes on Smith In tho race from JIcKeesport landinghero at Livingston Lands First PITTSBURGH Sept Con quering a dense fog over the Pitts TURN TO PAGE II COLUMN 1 j Isloilano1 itveani more to police than tiie passing of another ganir chief In the blood of Lombardo they saw the tiandwriting of Frank Dales avengers New York Vs Chicago They saw the outbreak of new gang gunning this time on an intercity scale with the bad men of New York TURNTO PAGE 11 COLUMN 3 SUNDAY MOVIE FIGHT RENEWED Appeal of Ames Theater Man to Be Heard in Dis trict Court Sept Sun day movie war Is to have another day In two days ITlaring up this summer when city council removed the ban on operation of theaters on tho Sabbath despite a referendum vote which upheld the ban tha battlo is to come up for de cision in tho present term of district court at Nevada at dates yet to be fixed by presiding Judge O J Hcnder son of Webster City In two cases tho validity of the new enabling ordinance is nuestlonod one i9the appeal of Joe Gerbracht thei ater manager from a fine passed by Mayor J H Schlelter whd re fusing to recognize the new law in voked his predecessor to punish Ger GLASS MAKES REPLY Commenting on the Frank Mur phy address at Algona Friday in which tho Minnesota farm leader left the inference that Al Smith democratic nominee for president was In favor ot the McNaryHau gcn farm relief bill including equalization feature Remley J Glass chairman of the Cerro Gordo county republican central commit tee called attention to an Associat ed Press dispatch under data of Aug 3 which read as follows NEW Smith today on the farm Mil declaring it was unacceptable to him Up1 to this said Mr Glass Mr Smith has not chosen to con tradict or amend this Associated Press statement of his attitude on tho bill It seems Mr Murphy is conveyrngr Al Smith views that have never been given out to anybody else Perhaps he has a private reclaimed and believe It to be nore importance than the destinies o either of the presidential candidates o cither ot their parties Committee Furnished Leadership The committee of 22 furnished t cadorship for the McNaryHause lll and at its Aug 31 meeting agree that the fiprht should jro on resarrtles of either tho democratic or rcpubllca platforms and ot the attitudes of tl two candidates The farm fl TIJRN TO PAGE II COLUMN 5 FORMEKIUWA BANKER HELD GOES INTO SECOND PLACE Earl Rowlanil Wichita led lie field in the class A trans continental air derby at the first three control points He is shown be sido his Cessna monoplane while mechanics refuel at HarrisburE first Eton of tour Rowland while leading In elapsed time was passed Saturday morning somewhere between Abilene Texas and Midland Texas Robert Dake who had been runnerup Series of State G O P Caucuses Begins Monday IMACKMEN WIN OPENER FROM BOSTON 7 TO 6 BOSTON Sept OrwolU tho blonde ghost Oswald from the northwestern farm Linda pitched and batted the Athletics to a tense 7 to Fourth District Conference Scheduled for New e Hampton DES MOINKS Sept Tw weeks oC preliminary campaign tvoi in surveying Uio political situation In will he Initiated Monday when National Comnilttceman Charles A Ilawson and a group ot state political leaders with republicans called into district caucus in the eleventh SMITHHOOVER RACE IN N Y CALLEDCLOSE 0 P Is Urged to Do Real Campaigning in Empire State By JAMES L WEST Asosclafcd Press Writer WASHINGTON sept From a succession of callers at is headquarters here today Herbert loover received supplemental rom New York Rhode Island and Vlr inla some encouraging and others xrt quite BO encouraging Representative Hamilton Fish vlio has just returned from a vaca ion In Canada said the race in New York was a close one and that the publicans would have to do some eal vigorous campaign work if they loped to carry the homo state of ho democratic presidential candidate lo added however that the empire tate should return a majority of for Hoover C Bascotn Slemp former secretary o President Coolidge and national jommlttceman for Virginia reported hat at present there was an even jreak in the old dominion as between Hoover and Smith lie predicted that the tide would swing to the republi can candidate Frederick s Peck national com mltteeman for Rhode Mand reported on the situation in that state and on the efforts 6t the republicans there Is lea by SenSt orPeter Gerry a candidate for reelection and who Is high Jn thk councils of the democratic presidential candidate After his talk with Hoover Repre sentative Fish issued a statement ox pressing his own opinion that the re publicans should emphasize prosperity Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Sept got a wire today from Tex Rickard He has booked the fellow that won the Olympic marathon to como over liere and race and Tex wants to book him with Andy Payne Claremore best medium priced town in America Andy Is the boy from home that won the foot and mouth race from Bev erly to Clare more Why Texn man only run 28 miles Andy used to run that far every morning limbering u p just to get ready to run 60 or 80 WILL ROGERS miles each day for a whole sum mer Besides I am going to make a Tunney champion out of him I got him reading Shakespeare and told him not to meet anybody that was not his equal so we cant be monkeying with some for eigner Tours wirx Copyright 1828 4 YOUTHS DENY RADIO REPORTS OF BEING LOST KANSAN LOSES FIRST PLACE IN HOP THRU TEXAS Pittsburgh Flyer Is Now Leading Class A Ships PKCOS Sept the lead which he gained on the hop from Abilene to Midland this morning Robert Dake of Pittsburgh was the first across the line into Pecos in the class A transcontinental air race to day He was checked in at Earl Eowland taxied across the line at Rowland was sighted first but Dake passed him on the home stretch Third wns of Bos ton and fourth was W H Emery Bradford Pa Only 10 minutes and 45 seconds separated the first tour arrivals here Miss Amelia TCarhart first woman transAtlantic flyer acted as official uflge at this control station ShB vas forced to remain hero several lays for to the motor of her ship In wliicli she la flying ivcst IowaAt c t i c Explorers Shot Reindeer for Food THIS PAS Sept Under the leadership of John B First at Abilene ABILENE Texas Sept Earl Bowlanfl Wichita leader In the class A New lorkLoa Angeles air race wtis the first entrant to land here from Fort Worth He crossed ai ea M the field to witness be arrival departure of the racers Almost bcforo Rowlands Cessna monoplane had stopped Robert Dake Pittsburgh circled the airport and landed at W N Emery Bradford ana not prohibition in their campaign t Qut ot was not the main Issue as any he change In the eighteenth amend ment will take years to effect no matter who is elected victory In the first game of their doucongressional district at Sioux City bio hender against the Red Sox here this afternoon Orwolls single ia the tenth figured largely In the winning marker The GlobeGazette Offers Readers Book on Housecleaning Do you clean house systematic ally Housecleaning need not be the bugbear It has lone been re garded In many households If the work is carefully planned If the kind of furnishings that are easy to keep clean are chosen and handled in the right way and if provision Is made for keeping all the dirt possible out of the house there will bo no need for the up heavals that result in discomfort to the entire household How to make this task simpler and easier Is discussed in a booklet which this bureau has for distribu tion Any reader can obtain a copy of this government publica tion by filling out and mailing the coupon below inclosing 4 cents In coin or stamps for return postage and handling Frederic 3 Raskin Director The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I Inclose herewith 4 cents In coin or stamps for a copy of flic HOUSECLEANING BOOKLET Name Street City State jracht for operating his theaters on he Sabbath The new law was passed over the veto of Schlelter wlio questioned tho egality by challenging the right of C J ONei to oted for the council scat new bill The second case seeks removal rom ths council of ONeil five Amea ersons having obtained permission the court to file suit against Im for alleged wrongful holding of fftce It is contended that council did ot have tho right under tho law to ppoint ONeil to fill a vatancy GIRL CONFESSES KILLING FATHER Murder Brot On by Refusal to Help Parent Unload Bricks LTNTON N Sept Gontka 17 in a written con ession to Emmong county officials yesterday admitted the murder of her lather Charles H Gontka 24 hours iftcr his body had been found In a creek police announced this morning The girl police said admltlod she shot and killed her father after he had beaten her when she refused to lii him unlond a wagon load of bricks After shooting him the confession read she placed the linily In a wheel barrow and made an Ineffectual at tempt to bury It in Ula creek near their home Rhodes Man Held in Jail on Charge of Making False Entries Sept P Shatterficld cashier of the de funct Rhodes Savings bank was In dicted on a charge of making false banking entries by a Marshall county grand Jury heretoday Ho was arrested and held In default of bonds Shattcrfield was Implicated in al leged irregularities prior to the closing of the bank hy Hoy Cromley former assistant cashier who disappeared bc foro the institution closed and who was recently arrested being a j fugitive from justice for two years Found In Cheyenne Cromley pleaded guilty and was fined and sentenced to five years in the An amosa reformatory A ncarcapacitj cheered madly for tho Athletics Tho victory placed the Athletics theoretically at least into the Irapruc lead aa tho had not yet won or lost when the first local game was completed Philadelphia Hosfon 001 ooo ion 2 ons oon 13 ElunUe Kommcl Orwoll anrl Covh ranc Morris and HcvIiiR GIANTS WIN ONE Sept Hubbell pitched magnificent ball against Doug McWeeny to give the Giants a 2 to 1 victory over Brooklyn in the first game of a doubleheader here today New York 1 Z Brooklyn OIK 5 0 Huhhell Hogaii McWeeny Kl Hott Clark ncBerrj Four other district caucuses arc hooked for the week and the remain ing six district caucuses for the week following Accompanying Mr to Sioux City and to all of the subsequent cuses will be WiHs Ij Stern chair man of tho republican state central committee Miss Mnrtha McClure na tional committeewoman and Mrs Gordon TJ KUiott state vice chairman f the party District caucus dates follow Sept at Sioux City Sept at Council Bluffs Sept Creston Sept First at Burlington Sept at Sigourney Sept at Daven port Sept at Cedar Rapids Sept at New Hampton Sept at Waterloo Sept 21 nt Fort Dodge Sept Sev enth at DOS Moincs To tho meeting at Des Molnes candi dates for congressional state county and legislative office have been in vited Another good way to reduce Is to lift five glasses of water and emptj them into a cavity just before meal Times Osage Man Fined for Beating His Wife OSAGE Sept John GrofC was fined in Justice Hues court Thursday on a charge of wife heating John Coolieige Will Work for Road in Freight Department NEW HAVEN Sept o Buckland vice president of the New York New Haven Hartford railroad confirmed reports that John Coolidge will enter the service of the road His statement waas follows The matter of employment of John Coolidge is having favorable con sideration It Is his deslrn to begin at the bottom and depending solely upon his own Efforts to worlc his own way up and learn railroading What kind of a Joh he will hnve ot where he will bo located Is not yet de Correct this sentence The bravest nml most Intelligent said flip captain ore the first to uxe their guns or StarCourier Center of 1928 Campaign Activity Moves to East By BVRON TRICE Associated Press Staff Writer NEW sept every state contributes in increasing measure to the daily total of political activity it is this eastern sector around New York City toward which ths center of political activity Is mov ing irresistably as the opposing parties whirl into the final twomonth period of Intensive effort The present week has been ample proof that whatever swings round the circle may take place elsewhere neith er fliile Intends to surrender a foot at this eastern territory without stub born battle H Is to this immediate section that Hoover 1ms allotted two of IMH tbrco announced speeches Xewark and the other a month later n New York city Itself This Is the samo stamping ground where Governor Smith began his sprechmaklng to which he re turn after his western swing and upon which lie will bring his campaign finally to o close There are other sections that began their campaign ing nnrlier and aro further advanced with it now but none of them Is like ly to experience quite the climatic thrills that are in store for the east In the final weeks before election 89 Votes Nenr ICere within slriktnjr distance of the metropolis are clustered 89 contested electoral than onethird Lhn total needed to cect New York IS ono 10 be on J7 atj WALKER CLAIMS ABUSE OF MAILS NL Y Mayor Bemoans Send ing AntiCatholic Prop Ily n HAROLD OLIVKIl Associated Press Staff Writer K Hopt Another friend and political ally ot Governor Walkcr ii New concerned over at tempts of opponents of the democratic presidential nominee to make his re ligion a serious campaign issue and has expressed his views regarding them In no uncertain terms Coming out of a long conference with Governor Smith at which the general political situation was taken up the New York City executive who like Smith is a Roman Catholic late yesterday charged that fanatical bigots were succeeding In getting thru the malls slanderous and dis gusting printed matter reflecting on the religious affiliation the nom inee Declaring he could not understand how the mailing privileges could be opened to such material added It is A sad commentary on the fed eral government to permit sorno of the printed matter I have received at my home In New York dealing with Governor Smiths religion to get In the mails There is either a letdown In the postofflce department or they are tol pratlng it Anyone familiar with tho criminal branch of the postoffice de partment knows how astute It Is nnd also how alert the department of jus tice is in running down this stuff There apparently Is no attempt to stop the broadcasting oi these sland erous been exploring the far northern dis tricts of Manitoba and Saskatchewan IQturncd to The Pas yesterday They were hi tho best health and emphatically denied reports broad cast sometime ngo from Lac Du Bro chct a little Hudson bay post far north ot The Pas that they ever had Ccn lost or had suffered privation thru lack of necessary equipment to traverse the trails and streams of the nurthland Kiina Stnys hi Fuller and two of his companions Pcder C Boddum Crystal fakc and Gordon C Armstrong BriU aro re turning to their homo in Iowa while the fourth member oC the pavty Max Kano lawn City will stay in tho north having accepted employment with a Dominion survey party During their three months journey ing in the north country and his companions met with only one inlshnp Startingnorth from The landed 6 minutes after Dake Ho was followed threo minutes later hy Theodore W Kenyon oC Boston Icaves Fort Worth MUNICIPAL AlIUORT FORT WORTH Sept In hla pace sottingCessna A monoplane Carl Rowland of Wichita tiok the air at oclock this morning for Abilene Texas and the class A transcontinental air derby New York TURN TO PAGE II S WEATHER NEXT WEEK For tlie upper and lower Missouri probable beginning of week In south portions and probably general showers period within latter half cool Monday and Tuesday over most of rising temperature by middle or next week S6 Of 4 effort to keep straight usv It be a moral struggle Instead of it diet jtapljls Gitiitte v Pay on Juno fi the students traveled via canoe and trail to Nucltin lake ind while running tho rapids their anoe capsized nnd they lost thoir iiovlng picture machine nnd other equipment This was on Aug I when their food JN TO TAGF M COLUMN 5 IOWA FORECAST Increasing cloudiness probably follouTil hy showers In west nml north portions Saturday night or Sunday cooler Sunday In west anrl north portions and in extreme northwest portion Saturday night LOCAL STATISTICS CiobcGnzctte weather flgurrs for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock a Saturday Highest Friday 79 Lowest In Night 54 nogrces At 8 A M Satiinlny 6i Degrees Then if ever come perfect days written of June but just as up proprlalely It might he applied lo tho September weather dished out for North Iowa In this opening week Up to this time only 02 or an inch of rain has fallen in September and them wan no threat of a storm in tho sky Sat urday morning HUGHES NAMED LEAGUE JUDGE American Jurist Gets Al but Seven of Assemblys Votes i GENEVA Switzerland Bopt 8 Evans Hughes of United was today elected judge oC tho world court ot Interna tional justice at the Hague hy the scmbly of tho Icagun ot nations i Tho election fills a vacancy cauacfl by the resignation ot John Baasctl Moore another American j Fortyone of the IS votes cast In th4 assembly were for Mr Hughes president announced that tho council oE tho league had voted for him unan1 Imoualy Having heen elected hy both council and the nssemhly he wan for mally declared a Judge of ths world court AUNT HEX By Robert Quilleir John has got the kind of religion that makes him gentle an patient an1 gener ous with everhociy except his own ;