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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 19, 1928, Mason City, Iowa AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPT A3SQCIATBD PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 19 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICB NO 297 AL SMITH RENEWS PROMISE OF FARM RELIEF KIDNAPERS FREE CHICAGO YOUTH MISSING 13 DAYS Black Eye Only Injury Received at Hands of Abductors BULLETIN CHICAGO Sept 19 Banter 10 year old victim of kid napers who was released last night by his abductors alter be ing held for 13 days today pointed out the pictures of two Italians as the men who kidnaped him A Scalzitti a relative told re porters that the lad now at home had named as his abductors July 10 Solusso and Pasquale Laroc co picking the pictures of the two men out of a group of photo graphs brot from the bureau ol identification lor him to scan The names of adoctor and a lawyer who attempted to act as emissaries for the kidnapers also have been furnished the police ScftWU said and squads have gono arrest all four of the sus pects CHICAGO Sept 19 little boy j with a biaseye wandered into a Joliet filling station last night ind the 13day search for the kid naped Billy Ranter was ended It was a very calm youngster who mid to the station attendant George Mats I want to go home Ive The lad ivho fi 10 years old was inhurt except lor the eye discolor itlon He told a connected story of imprisonment on a farm and had a feocd word to say for the man and woman were his jailers His 1 which he repeatedly V nt Senator Curtis Pledges G O P Aid for CoOps Food Riots and Suicides Break Out in Porto Rico Florida Death List Mounts Dfficials Fear Threats of Frenzied Mobs if Help Is Not Forthcoming for Island Hurri cane Sufferers SAN JUAN Porto Rico Sept reports of food rioting current nine companies of the Porto Rtcin national guard today were policing 23 towns of the Island The guardsmen were called out by Gov Horace M Towner after reports became prevalent that in several towns devastated by the tropical hurricane starving people had stormed and looted stores Instructions were also Issued to 25 volunteer reserve officers to proceed hruout the Island delivering emer jency supplies Informing the tnhabi ants of relief plans and surveying the needs Governor Towner in a radio mes sage to the war department last night stated there was no disorder any where and there was absolutely no necessity for martial Mayors Appeal for Aid Henry M Baker national director of disaster relief for the American Red Cross stated that food riots ncreasinjr Mayors of a dozen towns in appealing for aid informed him hat the people of their towns would mob them it they returned empty handed They begged for something hours ii hit me over the head In the yewhen they dragged me into their Billy said reciting the details f the kidnaping Sept 6 They kept elllng me to shut up and when I ollered anyway they hit The boy said ho was taken by his bductors to a farm house he didnt fnow exactly where it was The Jaoys release came after police hacl Announced that tbeir Investigation ivas drawing a close net about the ixtortlonists The father said he had not paid single cent of the ransom emandcd He would not say whether planned to push the search for the Extortionists or aid police who are iodinjf three men in connection with jhe kidnaping Persons Hurt in London Train Wreck LONDON Sept 19 Man passengers were injured some serious ly when a train from Crawford car Tying city workers crashed into thi buffers at Charing Cross station tni morning The third coach was telescoped into the second and pinned in many ocru pants They were released only after windows and woodwork had bean smashed Twenty persona were treated by first aid squads and were able to go to their offices either money or food to take with them The mayors said back their TURN TO PAGE 17 COLUMN 3 FLORIDA DEATHS TO BE 400 CLAIM JACKSONVILLE Sept 10 IP While the remnant of last weeks West Indian hurricane was veering toward the Virginia Capes Florida today checked a reported known death list of 250 casualties in the thousands and an emergency refiuir Ins military aid and immediate re lief For the first time since Sunday when the hurricane struck the main land Just south of West Palm Beach comprehensive figures on the dead and official computation of damage were becoming available Prefacing his estimate with the TURN TO PAGE 17 COLUMN RETURNS Billy Ttauleri 10 son of a well todo Chicago contractor who was kiiliutlicil and held for ran som IS clays HRO was released by ilio abductors after police net threatened and is back at the home of Jils parents ROMA IS FORCED LAND AGAIN fnj The GlobeGazette Offers Its Readers a Baby Booklet The Care of Your Baby Is a 42 page booklet published by the United States Public Health Serv ice for the information parents Our Washington Information bu reau has procured a supply of re prints this Public Health Re port which are now available to readers at 6 cents a copy The booklet gives authentic facts on feeding and other details of baby care from the prenatal period to advanced childhood Best advice on clothes recreation hours for sleep correct weight at all ages records to keep clothes and sup plies to prepare In advance and scores of other useful facts Use the coupon fVederlc J Hnskin Director Tlie Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I Inclose herewith 8 cents In slumps or coin for a copy of the booklet THE CAKE OF YOUR BABY Street City State First Attempt to Hop Ocean to Greece Is Failure OLD ORCHARD Maine Sept broken air intake on the carburetor caused by backfire halted the projected transAtlantic flight of the Roma today before the big Belianca plane had covered five miles of the to Rome The plane returned to the beach here 21 minutes after it had taken off Joseph Belianca Wilming ton designer of the plane said the intake could be fixed without difficulty The flyers however would make no statement as to their further plans ORCHAnD Maine Sept BellancaSesqui plane ma took off from the beach here at a eastern standard time on a nonstop flight to Greece with Rome miles away as its im mediate objective Roger Q Williams copilot was at the controls The hard beach sand acted as a per fect runway for the big blue and yel low plane and the takeoff was smooth The Belianca ran about a halt mile nto a strong juarterlng wind from the northeast leaving the beach In a iowangled takeoff The plane headed east SITUATION THRU G 0 P NOMINEE Hoover Pleased With His Reception in East WASHINGTON Sept 19 satisfied with tlie receptions ac corded him in the Industrial east Her bert lioover today turned his atten tion to a study of recent developments In An engagement with K B Creager atlonal committecman for that state was at the head of his list as the re publican presidential nominee returned to his desk at his personal headquar ters There were few other appointments however for the strain of two days of vigorous campaigning thru the indus trial towns of northern New Jersey had mnrte itself felt During that time the candidate was whirled thru more thana score of towns and delivered one prepared speech another extem poraneous one and spoke briefly at almost hatC a dozen other times In Newark Patterson Jersey City Trenton and elsewhere Thousands ot persons saw him asi ic passed thru territory which obvi ously is to be a battleground ot the campaign For the most part they ipplanded him but there were times during the tours thru Newark and Jersey City when ho passed thru silent streets and beneath banners flaunting the names of his democratic opponents YOUNG IS TO OPPOSE WALSH Young Republican Lawyer Gejts Massachusetts republican formjsr speaker of the Massachusetts house of representatives and a Boston lawyer will oppose Senator David I Walsh democrat In the November election as a result ot yesterdays primary The republicans nominated Lieu tenant Governor Frank G Allen for governor The democratic nominee is General Charles H Cole An eight cornered race for the re publican nomination for lieutenant governor developed into a close con test between State Treasury William S Youngrman and Speaker John C Hull of the state house of represen tatives with Youngman apparently the victor John F Malley former collec tor of Internal revenue easily won the democratic nomination for lieutenant governor over Charles S Murphy of Worcester kOHLER FACTION IN G 0 P MEETING Nominee Gets Resolution Indorsing Hoover and Curtis MADISON Sept 19 a bitter and protracted struggle that asted until dawn today the conserva tives gained the adoption by the state republican convention of a platform which pledges support to Hoover anO Curtis embodies the pledges of Walter J Kohler republican gubernatorial nominee nnd urges n thoro legislative inquiry into any excessive political ex penditures in campaigns of tho past four years In tho final act of the hectic 17hour session tho progressives turned the tables as they had several times dur Ing the convention to elect Herman Kkern attorney general nnd a progressive chairman of th newly organized and conservative con trolled state central committee In a bitter fight the convention overrode tho will of the progressives on major questions for tho first time in eight years Holding tho whipham thruout the night but with no cer tainty that they would continue to dominate the situation the conaerva tives forced into tho discard the prln clples of Senator Robert M LaFolteUc and his followers the progressives fighting fo every further advantage the conser vatiyes made the will ot Mr Kphle prevail as the platform of the New Yorker Accepts Hoyts Position in HooverCurtis Ranks WASHINGTON sept Republican headquarters today an nounced that J Robert Brundage vice president of tho White and Wyckoff Manufacturing1 company and presi dent of the New York Sales Man agers club had accepted the post of treasurer ot the HooverCurtis sales mens prosperity league left vacant by the death of Charles W Hoyt of New York City The league was organ zed last week and Mr Hoyt died sud denly on Sunday The acceptance ot honorary vice presidencies by sales executives in 14 slates also announced They Included B J Molas Janncy SempleHill company Minneapolis A W McFarlane McFnrlanc Coal company Waterloo H D Whlttlescy vlco president Sherwin Williams company Cleveland Ohio Mussolini necms a great man to the kind ofpeople who think that kind of man is Times IOWA FORECAST Tartly cloudy Wednesday night nnd Thursday slightly warmer Wednesday niglit nnd in extreme enst portionThursday cooler Tlnimkiy in northwest port Inn LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Wednesday Hlfrlicst Tuesday 75 Degreed IjOwcst in Night 44 Jleprees At 8 A M Wednesday S4 Degrees Another day of unimprovable fall weather If it werent for the realiza tion that Just around the corner old Jack Frost Is hiding with a big club extract complete hnppiness from the brand of weather dealt out hero the past four or five days 2 CONVICTED IN ARSON PLOT i Albert Lea Men to Serve 7 Years for Setting Hotel on Fire ALBERT LEA Sept George Allis and Henry Brondt were found guilty by a Jury here on a charge of arson The case consumed nil last week under Judge Haycraft ot Fairmont The men were charged with setting the Hotel Wilson on fire May 7 and after investigations by members of the Jocal fire department the state fire marshal waa also made an Investigation The men sentenced to seven years at Still water They are still confined in the county jail pending a move for defense attorneys for a new trial A stay 30 days was granted by the judge TEAR GAS BOMBS QUELL PRISONERS Maryland Convicts Attempt to Revolt Against Jailers exoeMly1 svfros Vn pbltticaf specific ally referring to the last campaign and Incorporated in the platform no objection from their beaten oppo nents a plank urging a legislative in quiry into any excessive political ex pendllures duringcampaigns for stat and national offices In Wisconsin dm ing the paat four years RICH CANADIAN FLEES KIDNAPERS Samuel Low Was Held for Police Seek Gang DETROIT Sept 10 name of Samuel Low millionaire president of the Carllng Brewing company o London Ontario today added to tho ionpr lint of victims of Detroit ex tortlonists Low his attorney Mnj T II Clark of Windsor reported to local police was kidnaped Sept S near Windsor and held prisoner for ransom shackled to a bed in a house near Tliamesvllle Ont The brewer gained his liberty Sun day after guarantees had been exacted that he would raise the money Nothing was given out regarding the case until after an unauccessfu attempt by Detroit police yesterday to the extortionists Following collapse of the ruse Loy was said to have left for Toronto t confer with provincial officials re garding the next steps to be taken In the case BALTIMORE Sept gas bombs were used 10 to quell about 200 striking prisoners In Maryland penitentiary who today nsatn broke out in revolt barricading themselves in their cells with chains stripped from their cots and hurling bottles and chair legs Wortlen Patrick Brady and guards This was the latest outbreak of the demonstration which started on Mon day night by prisoners who declared they are In revolt against oflclnl sanction ot cruel and inhuman treat ment of prisoners In the peniten Will Rogers Says NEW YORK Sept ma Al Smith Is coming down tomorrow and I want homo old tho to him right Ho has been good to lots of us back back here Pont pull ofr any snipo shoot Inff or badger fig has dont even break his derby show lilni tho stato ROGERS luces something besides outlaws bollweevlla and comodiann Tell him what a great territory wo hnd before wo struck oil and re publicans followed by mortgages foreclosures and Impeachments Yourn ROGERS Copyright SOUGHT BY POLICE Stewart Northcott 21 for whom ilie JjOS police are search ing OH the strength of the story of ClarU that our uoys werp murdered on the Northcott farm where Northrott and Clark lived Cites Record of Party in Passing Bills Hoover Running Mate at Spencer Urges Farmer Owned Facilities QPENCER sept 19 co operative marketing of agricultural products wns stressed by Senator Charles Curtis in a speech here today with n pledge that the republican ad ministration Is doing everything pos sible to encourage and aid this Speaking in agri oultural Iowa Sen ator Curtis repub lican vice presiden tial nominee de clared that as a re sult of republican legislation the co operative marketing movement in the United States has received a new im petus resulting In wider development which bus been of great benefit to our Since the he said the repub Hcana have nany bills In aid ol United States agri culture Some the most Important were for the encouragement ot cooperativo marketing of agricultural products and included the CurtisAs well bill the object ot which was tc place the marketing organizations under the ownership and control o the farmers themselves and the Cap perVolstead act which gave the farm in Jail for Stealing Auto Charles Pettey Ray Mabie Held at Hampton At least n partial solution o tha mysterious borrowing of seven au tomobiles since last Sunday seemeu probable with the report from on Wednesday noon that two Mason City boys Charles Pettey 722 Harrison avenue southwest and Mabie South Federal had beon captured there In tho possession oC a Chrysler coupe believed to huvo busii stolen from Garret Chapman here Tuesday evening Chief of Police Fmnlc Sanforcl ard Chapman left Tuotitliiy noon Tot Mampton to identify the car and re turn tho boys here Chapmans tin was taken from I front of tho Me Auley Funeral homo Tuesday night information from Hampton indicate that the licenso platen had bcuti changed Tho were said to have picked up in a tourist park at Hamp ton after Sheriff MiName bad DCCMI notltied by tourists that the pair were acting suspiciously 33ach of the other six cars stolen since Sunday has been recovered As a result of republican leglslatlo NEW YORKER IS FOR PRINCIPLE OF HAUGEN BILL Republicans Berated for Failure to Keep BULLETIN OMAHA Sept 19 Smith left Onialut at oclock morninK for Oklahoma City where tomorrow night he will de liver tlio second speech of his two weeks r umpaicn In the middle nnd far west HAROLD OLIVER Associated Press Staff Writer OMAHA Sept 19 a flat declaration that ho favors the principle embodied in tho twice I vetoed McXaryTInusen as a work ing basis for adequate farm relief leg EHitton and that ho did not consider quor tho great Issue in the pres nt campaign Governor Kmlth has opened his drive Cor the presidency in he west In an auditorium crowded to loors and as millions listened In thru out the nation over the rnclhi the dem icrntlc presidential nominee in his Irat campaign speech in iho heart oC he corn belt lust night tore into the party for what ho termed Is failure to keep faith with tho Farmer Including by naino Ms op lonent Herbert Hoover and President Coollilge in his indictment Ilia own position he said and one on wlilcli be and the plat form stand squarely wns the prin ciple laid down in the McNarylIaiigen bill to establish nn effective control of the sale of exportable surplus with the cost imposed upon the commodity NEW HAMPTON IS HOST TOG Charles Rawson and Willis Stern Head Republican Caucus Sept TZe tho state wert NKW HAMPTON publican leaders of gathering hero today for the fourth district caucus which wns scheduled to convene in tho courtroom at 2 oclock Heartingtho list of the lonvi G O P master minds was Charles A Hn v son res Moines national committee man Miss Martha McCIure Mt Plea sant national cornniitteewoinaii Willis Stern republican state chair man Others in attendance arc T A Vot tcr City mitteemnn Miss and cooperative marketing move ment the United States has received i new impetus resulting In a wide development which has been of grea henefit to outfarmers Thera exists today uooperntlvo dairy products as sociations fruits and vegetables as sociations Brain associations and as sociations for various other commodi ties such as cotton nnd cotton pro lucts livestock nuts poultry and ggs tobacco wool etc There are farmers Collective purchasing associa tions cooperative credit associations insurance companies md even cooperative public utilities associa tions Experimented Ago The farmers of Die United States begun experimenting with coop erative marketing as early as 1851 with tho organization ot a co operative association in Oieila cotin TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN CORNlLMOST OUT OF DANGER Fear of Frost Is Over for 85 Per Cent of Iowa Crop IJKS MO1XES Sept 15 elslit per cenc of loivas corn now Is safe fiom frost the Iowa weather ap crop bureau announced today in Us weekly Tho corn made satisfactory progress for the week ending yesterday and fair progress was miulo In silo fill ins and fodder cutting Much of the corn however wns beaten down by windstorms and heavy rains and in Rome cnson hogging down is the possible means of harvest the report said Horn seed corn was gathered but here Is danger lhat too much confi dence will ho placed in the maturity of the said Charles Reed director It sometimes hnpptns that in the best corn years the poorest seed is obtained because of this con fidence In general the reports of In dicated yield are not so optimistic as they were a few weeks Karly seeded winter wheat up and looking well altho wet weather hindered planting during i the past iippk The wcither also was unfavor able for the cutting of late liny crops exact chonlcB and method embodied in that bill and proposed If elected Im mediately to name u nonpartfsan com mission to work out the details ot the problem The equalization fee wns not mentioned The nominees references to prohibi tion came at the eiui of his hour ad dress which wns delivered for thu most part extemporaneously with aid lit times of a previously prcpard manuscript when he answered scries of eight iiuestlojis propoumltv to him In a full page in tho morning by 10 iVc braslcans who styleil Uicinsplvrs citizens of both Smith id herentn classified all of them as re publicans In Ills replies he dvclnnul In sub stance that tho president can do noth ing about liquor except to make rec ommendations to coiiffi ess anil a leadership nn the question nnr fur ther that ho would not attempt to per suarto any democratic member of gresa to go against bis constituents if they wanted prohibition to Malic Issues Clciir Tho governor emphasized at the start of his that he would apeak in plain understandable lan no there could be no mlsundcr ig of where he stood on any question uml would carry this policy cnit for the rest of his campaign which carried him southward today to border state of Oklahoma for a speech tomorrow night at Oklahoma City In his address the governor fre quently glanced at the prepared manu script before him and at Intervals read quoted paragraphs from his own and Hoovers speech of acceptance but while he deviated most of tlmo nnd interpolated and omitted hero nnd there ho mndo no Important changes In tho ideas ho wished to TIIRX TO PAKE 2 COLUMN fourth district Anna Stlllwell coma fourth district commlttecwc man and Mrs Gordon TJ Klliott Dcs in Stolen From Store MOIXES Sept 10 ry Us value estimated at nearly 000 was stolen from tho display win dow or a loeal shop during the night by thieves who broke the glass with bricks Molnes state womons Republican plans for tho district am to be perfected dcirTraffic in tho old days rcveruccl Inp the meeting The party of hoisesense Uit r wolcomed to Xow Hnmptou by Imps It wns In the Fran R A nrlgadlfr county chairman jrLsro Chronicle AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen I like home but I like to go visitin once in a while just to eat victuals I didnt have to ;