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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 24, 1927, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY IOWA WEATHER IOWA WEATHER Mostly cloudy tonight And Sunday with probable showers warmer in extreme north east portion tonight colder in west and north portions Sunday VOL XXXIV Frra CENTS PER copf AssociATiiD PRESS LEASED WIRB REPORT MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPT UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 300 GERMANS WILL kPlane in Whicri Maltzan jt Met Death Is Total 4y Wreck SCHLBIZ THURINGIA Germany fjiSent aviation lerts wore engaged today in an en tfceavor to ascertain the cause of yes in which Baron o von Maltzan German ambassa to the United States and five Bother persons were killed by the crash a plane on the BerlinMunich Jff Lufthansa j It ia believed doubtful however the mystery will ever be up as tho plane is but a heap debris only the wing which broke aso lyins intact 20 feet away A nee has been erected about the reck to prevent its disturbance by hunters As the piano approached Schleilz it Taa seen to be flying unsteadily and Jsfvhen over the town of Helnrichsruhe were horrified to see the livings completely fold upward The rolled over completely mid fell vith a crash The inhabitants rushing to the Iceno from all sides agree that not cry came from the occupants and there was no explosion The bodies badly mutilated were in a farm wagon to the city The body of Baron van Maltzan will entombed In the family vault at ss Lucknow In Mecklenburg PRESIDENT 0 Mward T N Was Close Associate of George Gould NEW YORK Kept Vard T Teffcry tor many years presi dent of the former Denver Rio trande railroad and a closeassociate f the late George Gould in tlio man gement of several railroads under Goulds control died today in his oartmont at the Blltmore hotel Mr Jeffery had been III in hlshotel but three days with a heart af fliction Altho he retired from active several years ago he had ijslted his office almost daily until Ho was 84 years old iJThc body will be taken to his home it Chicago tomorrow where the fu jerul will be held Ho is survived by is widow and ono daughter Mrs E He was a director of the First Xa lonal bank and the First Trust and avlngs bank of Chicago and the Trust companv of New ork f lovvans Are Named Officers of Danish 11 Baptist Conference ALBERT LEA Sept on various activities of the Inhurch were presented here yestorday rWore tho Danish Baptist general con Iterenco of America at the ninth bien rslal meeting I National womens organization hold 16 its sessions in conjunction with i genera conference elected qfflcers h Mrs A Broholm DCS as president Mrs Peter Peterson Cedar Falls was named vice president Mrs I Irodmitnci Albert secre Iftary and Mrs John Jensen Newell treasurer HEADS LEGIONNAIRES Commander Edward E Spafford above of New York has been elected new national commander of tho Amer ican at tho Ports convention of tho organization Capt Bronte Ocean Flyer Osage Visitor Comes From Coast to See Girl He Met on Ship Returning OSAGE Sept Emory Bronte first civilian to fly from the United States to Hawaiian Islands regards a rido over the desolate wastes of the Pacific as complacently as his journey from San Francisco to Osago to visit with Miss Dorothy Smith daughter of Mr and Mrs Fred C Smith tills city True enough on July 14 Capt AUNT HET BVRobert Quillen i V 1 know it was white sugar that Amy sent her little girl to borrow a cup of but she didnt say so an vn sugars good enough ibcm llmt dont ever nnv Bronte and his pilot Ernest TJ Smith thot they wero headed for tho briny deep when more than miles from their goal as failure oC their gasoline pump led them to believe their fuel was running low SOS calls were sent but the machine managed to stay in tho air until it crashed into 1 tree on the island of Molokai Xcecieil MoreGasoline But Capt Bronto doesnt refer to his daring adventure unless squarely confronted with a question about it Wro had A smooth he said referring to tho 24 hour rido the big ocean It we had had a gallon or two more of gasoline ot course wo would have made a more graceful But the return trip from Hawaii has more to do with visit to Osilge After a few days ot rest he and Mr Smith boarded the President Jefferson Xoiv thero happened also to be aboard tho boat Mrs Lred C Smith and daughter Miss Dorothy Smith Osage They became acquainted with tho flyers JSraest Smith the pilot of Tho city of is said to acted as pilot on tho return journey also and Miss Smith and tho intrepid captain became excellent friends Intended to Fly And that explains tho presencs of Capt Bronto In North Iowa He had intended to fly with ono of tho mail planes but this crould not be arranged so ho came by train Tho visit ot course Is unofficial He will remain here until Sunday when hewill go to Des Moines and take a train there for the west coast Capt I3ronte Is with tho Associated Oil company of Ran Francisco The flyer was the guest of honor at a banquet given by the business men Osage Friday noon in the Masonic hall H Hill editor of the Mitchell County acted as toastmaster Capt Bronte gave an in teresting address on the development of aviation Tho aviator addressed n paUiering of students in the Osage high rohool Friday morning Fonck Will Make Democrats Begin Efforts to Unify Sentiment for New Yorker OGDEN UTAH Sept With the endorsement of Governor Smith of New York 33 a candi date for the democratic presidential nomination ndoptea over opposition Utah delegates party workers from seven western states in con ference here today turned 10 discussion of plans to brine unity In the west Summoned hy an invitation from Fred AV Johnson of Wyoming to discuss big problems ot the the confer on c o organization wag perfected yester day Tho committee on the order of 5WHH ness immediately offered a resolution endorsing Governor Smith Governor Smith was described in the resolution as the most available candidate mentioned for the nomina tion for After Elatingthat there was no desire to usurp In the least the duties and perogatlvcs of the democratic organizations of these the committee urged discus sion of the resolution be given prior ityover other business Smith Has Opposition H Francisco of Satr THego selfannounced candidate for the democratic presidential nomina tion was the first to oppose the en dorsement of Governor Smith He said ho believed such action would bo pre mature Francisco who was not ac cepted as a delegate had some dif ficulty in gaining recognition Tolm H Movie democratic nation al committeeman from Utah objected tc the resolution because ho declared it did not represent tho sentiment in his state Neither are you from your repre sentative states expressing senti ment of your Moyle said So why kid yourselves and try to tell the east there Is n great wave of sentiment In the west for Al Smith for Judge Joshua Greenwood of Salt Ixxko City said ho doubted that Gov Smith would carry his own state if tho republicans nominated Charles E Hughes Resolutions Adopted The resolution was then adopted with representatives present from Tdalio Montana Colorado California South Dakota Wyoming and Utah Johnson ono of the sponsors of the resolution continued Ills support of Oov Smith by reiterating his state ment that withdrawal of William G McAdoo hart left no other candidate lie declared hohad assurances from st Manager P F Hopkins in a New Police Chief Is Reported in Detroit Paper i City Manager Says C E Van Horn Is Taking Training But Not Assured Chiefship Because JIB believes Detroit has the finest police department in the world Charles E Van Horn 35 years old traveled from Mason City to enter tho police school here and fit himself for tho position of chief of police in his home The above la the first paragraph of an item which appeared in a Detroit paper of recent date under Mr Van Horns picture A heading Iowa Police Head Is Hero to From Best Force1 appeared above tho article The remainder of the news story in ifhs Detroit paper Is follows Maran City prides itself on being up to date Mr Van Horn Bays so when its citymanager P F Hopkins sought a place for the training of his young police chief he studied the police methods of large cities of this country and then chose Detroit V Have Made Stuilr and I have made a serious study of police matters and we find that Detroit is far ahead of any city in the world in its police Van Horn said The po lice here are up to date they believe in a thoro training and are working all the timeto improve their With tho other rookies Van Horn wilt take a Bis weeks course in po lies rules and regulations criminal law city ordinances and traffic prob lems Van Horn Is a first lieutenant In tho Iowa National guard and he has seen 11 years of military service Dur ing the World war he served in com pany E IGSth infantry of famous Rainbow division Lieut Charles F Hhofles head of tho police school de elarei Van Hornia ono of thebest rookies theschool has ever had The courtesy of attendance at the school was extended to Van Horn by Supt James Sprott at the request of Mr Promotion Depends on Ability After being shown tho abovo clip ping from tho Detroit paper Mr Hop Ulns said that Horn was sent to Grand Hapids to take train ing on tho department thero some time ago After completing a period of work with tho Grand Rapids depart ment Mr Van Horn went to tho De troit police school where he is now taking training The city manager said that Mr Van Horn was sent to tako training which would fit him to become an Instructor on tho force here It never has been Iho intention according to Mr Hop kins to place Mr Van Horn in charge of theforce herd as fiooji as he gets buck from taking his training Whether ho Is ever maflo chief or no1 Is something which only can he shown by recortl on tho local force the city manager saiil STATEMENT MADE BY CITY MANAGER party leaders in western states not represented hern that Al Smith was a strong favorite While plans to perfect a western democratic organization was scheduled as tho principal subject for discus sion today a resolution on tariff rates for tho west also was pend ing Buys House In Rockwell Sept Mrs Mln nic Duggan has purchased the nankir old home on east side now tenanted by Bernard J Fitzgerald price being Mrs will take possession this fal 1314 will the Knln Duggar Bell Telephone Company Plans 9Story Office Building in Des Moines DI3S MOINES Sept pendltum of In Des Moines in thenext two years by Northwest ern Bell Telephone company for im provements was announced here The building program contemplates tho erection of a ninestory telephone building new JIapIe Exchange establishment of a dial switching service for subscribers In the AVnlnut Market and Maple exchanges and other exchange improvements All of thecompanys divisional dis trict and local offires will be housed in the new administration huildjnR which will he ot brick and stone con struction 1 7T 7 F Will Rogers Says FIRST NATIOXAI STUDIOS BURBAXK Sept I want to announce to President Coo lidge that tho appointment of Dwight Morrow as ambassador to Mexico is perfectly satisfactory to me Andy Mellon lias disproved tho popular democratic theory that a rich man cant possibly be any good I am going to Mexico next month and the richer the ambassador the better it will suit me They might turn honest Just for tho novelty Yours for more wealth in oflice P H Slow counting was all that beat Hollywood out of a cham pionship The Chicago referee would have Ixigun counting ciulcker but lie couldnt think whnt number to begin with Then he counted halves too AT POLICE SCHOOL COMMISSION IS TO LET TUNNEY KEEP HIS TITLE Six Passengers Will Be Guests on Long Air Jaunt Today NEW YORK Sept An lerlal week end jaunt from coast to coast and return tlio Itinerary set today for Capt Rene Fonck loted French flyer and aviation ashion arbiter at Roosevelt Attired In a new annkpsfcln flying coat and helmet which ho said he would1 wear on tho flight to San Fonck hoped ior a take off late today Ucut Lawrence Curtin naviga tor Ensign Stephen Edwards radio operator and six paysengers were se ected to accompany him Fonck hoped to completetho flight LO San Francisco and back for the iual purpose ot demonstrating the feasibility of 1onp distance commercial flying in large aircraft and obtain ns for his plane a air tost prior a probable transAtlantic jump Ilutli Elder pretty Dixie avlatrlx iopes to get her monoplane American Girl started to Paris during tho week end Starts ot Miss Elders flight and that of Fondle yesterday were can celled when Fonck discovered adjust ments wero necessary in tho seating arrangements of his sjlant plane VlUo do Paris rfhd Capt George Haldeman went thru a fourhour motor and Instrument test In thp piano he proposes to fly with IV Elder CHICAGO Sept Tha de cision giving Gene Tunney the vic tory over Jack Deinpsey stands and the State Athletic Commission iwill not consider John niKhclmer chairman of the commis sion declared in a statement today Mr statement appar ently closed the door to any further possibility of action on n protest by P Flynn Dempseyji manager The commission made It clear that It would give either Flynn or Demp sey B hearing at any time on any scoro but It wan equally clear that tho boxing authorities hart no Idea of reversing ring at the given In the Koldlpr Field Thursday GOLF PLAY STARTS CHARLES E VAX HORN Tho abovo is a picture of Charles E Van Horn who isi taking training at the police school In Detroit A Detroit paper published tho statement that Mr Van Horn 13 being groomed for tho position of police chief here which I am responsible has a right to look forward t0 sometime buing chief Its all up to tho ho conscientiously man himself If trios to improve himself by study nnrl alert attention to his duties he is hound to stand out from those who are only men In uniform without any concept real police work or the responsibility which Iho uniform flnd bruise imposes on them Mr Van Horns record an offi cer in tho National guard shows that ho has ability as an instructor and statement made Saturday morning rft grardlng tho published report of the in tention to moke Charles JS Van Horn chiot of police of Mason City eaid It is truo that Charles E Van Horn has been sent to Grand Rapids and Detroit for instructional work In the police schools of these centers which are outstanding in their work After his work is completed which will bo about Nov 1 he is to us instructor for our own police force and to givo it tho benefit of the train Ing which he has received tinder the most skilled instructors in police work in the country Present day conditions have made police work n complicated and diffi cult profession traffic control prohi bition enforcement social evils and the myriad of local and state laws which police departments must en force make it imperative that our police departments be trained along different lines than was necessary a few years hack if they are to suc cessfully with morlorn criminal methods Start of Program The sending of Mr yan Horn for special training Is tho start of a defi nite program our police man tits opportunity to know police work at Us heat Other members ot the department will be sent to similar schools In tho future and J have no hesitancy in saying that within a few years we can develop just ns efficient and effective a force any in the country Whether or not Mr Van Horn will ever bo police chief in Mason City depends entirely upon future de velopments I am ofthe opinion that some Detroit newspaper reporter jumped at conclusions ns Mr Vnn Horns quoted statement rofors only to the school Van Horns Record a Factor Any police officer in any forro for Iio should ho able to along to our department the things he Isnow learning That is tho primary reason why ho was nelected ns the first man to be sent away for WHICH PRESIDENTS WERE BORN IN VERMONT CooIIdge you remembcr another Which one in Hamp shire Which ono was a resident of Louisiana when elected Which was born in New Jersey Xot Wil lived there and was Gov ernor there but was born In Vir ginia In which State were the three Tennessee Presidents born Was any president born in In diana All the most Important facts in thelives of the Presidents and an official portrait ot each have been compiled Into one neat accuratn booklet by the Washington Infor mation Bureau of this newspaper for the une of its readers This interesting and useful work is now iivallablo ac tho nomlndl price of nix cents postage prepaid Use the attached coupon I Frederic 1 Ifnsliln Director f j The Mason Cily GlobeGazette J Information Human J Washington D C j I enclose herewith six cents in stamps for a copy of the lincililcf PKKSinFNTS OF THK EXITED STATES Street i Name J Engineer Claims He Saw Giant Ship Plunge Into Woods WASHINGTON opt re ported today that Ijuigley Field lind reported all of its dirigibles accounted for there If this rcporl is correct it would nllminatn the TC5 and lie TC9 from considera tion In connection with dm re ported nccident near Salisbury Mrl SALISBURY Sept Baltimore Chesapeake and railway offico hero reports that construction engineer shortly aCtpr 11 oclock today noticed n large dlrigl Wo apparently falling onto a woods near the companys tracks sik miles from this city The hugo aircraft onglncer said was just above the tree ops and fn a noso dive Pay ton 1C Hudson n supervisor who said he glanced upward and saw tho big airship dive behind some trees and a party of residents and ncwspa permcnt liavc left for the point GARDEN CITY M Sept Miriam Burns Horn of vansap Cily and Miss Maureen Or utt oC Haworth N solo remaln nir survivors of a field ot 150 of tho jest women golfers In the world Set out today on a 30 hole trudge over tho links of tho Cherry Valley club with the national title at stake Their cards for tho first IS holes ire First Nine Holes Mrs Horn out G45 056 Miss out fUO 516 Second Nine Holes Airs Horn in Miss Orciitt in 716 FIRST PERIOD 31 C Junior College IS Hrltt Junior College 0 Athletics Win 4 to 3 PHILADELPHIA Sept Howard Ehmko hurled tho Athletics to a 4 to 3 victory over the Cleveland Indians In the first gamo of a double header today Cleveland Philadelphia Shauto and Coclirane MAGRUDER WILL BE PRESSED TO EXPLAINATTACK High Naval Officer Had Article Printed Con demning Policy WASHINGTON Sept Secretary Wilbur of tho jiavy under consideration thedisciplining of one of tho services chief officers Rear Admiral Thomas P Magruder for a recent magazine article critic izuig tho navys administration Admiral Wagrutler commandant of tho fourth naval district it la BaW violated a naval regulation which stipulates that articles on naval af fairs by persons in the service shall ho submitted tu the secretary before publication The article was un der the tUlei The Navy Economy in tins Saturday Evening Post charged the navy was overorRanized and failed to practice economy Admiral Is Uuworried Whether tlio regulation of failing to supply ft copy of his article would bo Invoked against Admiral IUder has not been disclosed by navy department officials and Secretary Wilbur declined lo comment on tho article beyond rt brief statement that no action had yet been taken in a statement at Philadelphia trm admiral declared that ho was certain no disciplinary action can bo taAcen justly anil that ha had no of any such ctop lie added that hu hoped his article will be of Korao good to tho navy and that was my purpose in writing The admiral n veteran of 35 yearn noi ooi ooo 010 13 2 J Swell I3hmkn and All Branches of Service in Speed Events Army Navy and Marine Planes Matched in Free forAH Spokane Race SPOKANE Sept A of nky rrtcors was called to order hero today when flyers of the army navy and marino corps were matched in a free for nil pursuit plans cvont of the national air meet Keen rivalry existed Imtwecn the three fighting arms and the three fly Atlantic lng naW3 Field Police Called Out to Quell PreSeason Grid Riot at Chicago CHICAGO Kent football season Is on Witness Twelve policemen were needed to quell a riot last night between stu dents ot the Austin and Oak Park liish schools engaging in some just boforothebattln brother hostilities Thirty students wmc arrested and later freed Oak Park boys Hiartcd tho argu ment said tho police by painting the windows of the Austin school rcl Mount Clemens Kelly Field Texas and AVrlght Field Dayton Ohio A technical discussion ancnt the snarling aerial Bleeds also remains to ho settled Curtlss Hawks being used by tho rirmy and marine corps and Boeings by tho navy Some of thcao pursuit planes hava been Iraowt to malcti 275 miles an hour Plenty of speed was displayed by tlio pursuit planes yesterday when tho first nir races wero run off James Ray Willow Grovor won Individual honors finishing first in two Seattla Chamber of Commerco trophy and tlio Aviation Town and Country club with first prizes oC and GOO respectively besides the trophies 33 B Chicago and C Holman St Paul took jsccond and third in Hie Ramc races The navy outflow the marines In the first military race three Ran Diego planes taking tho first threo places and two marine corps ships from Quantlco finishing fourth and fifth Lieut I W Woodrlngr Sclfridgc Field averaging miles an hour heat two other army planes for 60 miles around a six milo course service and winner of thft distin guished scrvlco medal during tho World war while second In command of tho American naval forces In Eur opean waters that In his do he made no effort to linns tho navys dirty Asseria IDxpenxei Too High Hft declared most of his material was glenned from testimony a special commission In Washington several years ago studying the effect ing of economies In tho Tho principal trouble with tho navy lie is that ii never completely demobilized slncn tho World war I maintain there am too many officers on duty in Wash ington and with tho fleets and that them is too much spenf on maintenance o navy yardn and naval stations alons tho Atlantic St rani Woman at Woden Sept Kstiier Kramer of St Paul spent tho week at tho home of her aunt Ifoiks Stohr Miss Kramer Is a daughter of Mr and Mrs o K Kramer of liuffitlo Crater Sho is inking a course of training in St Paul for worlc as a missionary WEEKLY WEATHER liy THE ASSOCIATED PJIKSS For tho upper Mississippi and lower Missouri periods of precipitation rnther cold with tem perature below normal in first portion ot woelt followed liy rising by Wednes day and Thursdny to abovn Mnsonal normnl and frilling jigniii in noith prir tlons bv of The Local Weather Daughter of Former Navy Secretary Gets Divorce in Paris Court PARIS Sept Meyers Hodgcrs laughter L Meyer aecrotary of ttie navy under President Rooaovelt has been granted a divorco on grounds of abandonment by tho Selno tribunal It was learned today Mrs wan granted a flecreo from Commander Christopher Ray mond Perry of the United States navy Both gavn Paris art dresses They wero marilcd In Wash ington April JJIti The children were dlvldfrt thra parents Ottumwa Airport Will Be Like Mason Citys OTTUMWA Sept airport modeled After that maintained at Mason City la tho aim ot Ottum wa business men Representatives of the Ottumwa Chamber of Commerce recently made an Inspection trip to Mason City and their report was re ceived enthusiastically a bnnls for the local movement American Tlect Sugar corporation figures for 21 hour period ending at S a m Saturday Maximum 77 Minimum 3fi At 8 n in 52 Indications are Hint the cold wave is over for a time Tho m a x 1 m u m reached Friday was tho highest sinco tho hot wave of last week while tho tempor aturo at ft a m Indicates a warm POOR PA Ry Claude Callan My rich uncles wealth hud been greatly overesti mated so his death was quite n disappointment to all of ;