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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 15, 1927, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Generally fair tonight and Sunday follcnveU by increasing cloudiness Sun day lu west portion colder tqnlght probably frgsf rising temperatures Sunday In extreme west portion VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY AND MASON CITY ASSOCIATED PKBSS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY OCT DAILY TIMES NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited for the Home UNITED PRE33 AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL BERVICn jfflyers Will Proceed to Lisbon and Then Go to Paris HOIITA ISLAND OF FAVAL Azores Oct Ger man aviators of tho Junkers plane which arrived here yestcr day from Lisbon announced to day that they intended to leave Newfoundland with New 1orlc as their ultimate destination as soon as they could make their plane ready ISLAND OP FATAL Azores Oct Elder and her copilot George AV Halde of tho American Girl safe from their perilous transAtlantic flight venture landed hero this morning from tho steamship Barendrecht Which picked them up several hun dred miles off the Azores on Thurs rfcr Bay kfe The American who failed jte to achieve her goal of being tho first K woman to span the broad i Atlantic by air but the longest over f51 fight on record set foot on land for tho first time since Tuesday when she and Haldemaii left field with Paris as their Hulh Is Undisturbed Tho two flyers wero safe and well after their hazardous venture ami were taken under the winj of the civil governor here who invited them to be his guests Miss Elder arrived as if she had just Broadway She had been cool and courageous thruout her great adven was declared and had never BlflnHier sangfroid or her lipstick SiTitfr arrival tho American how their plane had been lost the crew of the Baren drecht jvastrying to hoist it on deck Owing to high waves they said the Jrtano was smashed against the side and sunk The flyers will proceed to Lisbon by giPortugeso steamer Lima and from Ithere tliey will take the Southern ex tprcss to Paris SHIP CAPTAIN TELLS STORY OF RESCUE Costes Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Oct wish some girl would make It across some ocean It might eh courage all these others that are trying to be first to take up some more useful employment Look at the English channel swimmers Tho last two women to swim it lately didnt even get a chance to advertise thegrease See Queen Maries daughter iE reported to have eloped with a Ru manian naval lieutenant Theres a mistake there some where He cant be a Rumanian naval officer unless they Just kept one for dec orative purposes Tours WILL P lectured yester day on art and Mellon on Pitts burgh Copyright High School Marshalltown H S Y IIORTA Island of Fayal Azores Oct story ot the res cue of Ruth Elder and Georgo W fjjHaldcman as told by Cap Goos of I the steamship Barendrecht to a cor of the Associated press was as follows It was a m on Thursday when our position was north west that we Ameri can Girl sho came rapidly up to us and flying over our ship threw down o message which fell on our deck The Hew far are we and which way Ruth Painted Directions on Dwlr After checking our position we painted an answer on decl True S 40 west SCO miles from Torceira was understood by the avi ators and after tho American Girl had circled over tho Barendrecht it be gan to descend and then landed along side our ship j Elder and her companion Climbed to tho top ot the airplane and the crew oC the Barenbrecht rush ed to their rescue In one of the ships boats which went alongside the ma chine By means oc ropes tho two aviators managed to get into the boat then returned to tho Baren drecht and all were safely taken Yaboard V On hearing their position Miss TURN TO PAGE 13 32 Passengers and Members of Crew Saved by Ferry Boats XE1V YORK Oct Slant French liner Parts looming out xho shadow of tho statue of liberty n New York bay rammed and sank the Norwegian freighter Bessegsen nt a m today Of the 31 passengers and members of tho crew ofthe freighter at least 24 were brot to safety by ferry boats police boats and other harbor The survivors included several wom en and children Tho freighter went down within 15 ulnutes while those aboard clambered o tho superstructure when it was ound that all lifeboats had been hrown from their davits and time prohibited use ot lifebelts Crashed Amidships Xo warning of tho crash camft to ho sleeping persons aboard the on freighter 305 feet lone as the iner 735 feet long and of tons loomed out of the night and crashed the Besseggen amidships Water en gulfed the engine room crew nnd others in the lower sections of the ship Within a few minutes the super structure of the freighter was dotted with frantic passengers and seamen as tho vessel listed heavily by the stern Many jumped into the harbor and called to gathering rescue craft Two ferryboats running between the battery on Manhattan Island to St George Staten Island Joined a life boat crew from the Paris police boats and lighters In an effort to lift the survivors from the water Ferries Rescue Survivors On the ferryboats excited passen gers responding to the cries from those in the water fought to reach llfo preservers and lower ILLINOIS BANK Bandit Trio Thot to Be Hiding in Woods Near Mill Creek CAIRO Oct Three men alleged to have held up the First National bank nt Grand Tower yesterday nnd escaped with were captured at oclock this afternoon after a nm iiins gun flfiht nith officers over 20 miles of Alexander and Pulnslil county roads MILL CHEEK Oct Illinois militiamen and three county sheriffs today led a posse of more than 200 In a manhunt for three bank robbers who sought refuge In a heavy thicket near here after robbing the First national Jxink of Grand Tower Hidden by tho darkness and dense foiiase tho robbers spent tho night in tho woods while about its edges a cordon of 150 men kept vigil halting all traffic and searching motorists who passed The three men v reseen one and onehalf miles south of here by Sheriff George Lyerly of Union county They abandoned their automobile tired at the sheriffs party and run into the woods under the officers fire Every available mail of this small village was called and by nlgrhtfal the woodK anarea of two or three miles square was surrounded The hunting force was augmented by the arrival of Sheriffs Flantgan of ad jaceritcounties with their deputies Bloodhounds were brot to pick up tho trail ot the robbers where they entered the woods A riot squad from the 138th In Cantry Illinois State militia under the leadership of Capt Harry Bolen was called Sixteen hundred dollars wero taker In the Grand Tower robbery bank of ficials being forced to llo on the floor while the holdup men escaped with their loot Only two men took part in the actual robbery and they over looked in cash Iowa Wabash Illinois Notre FJUST PEUIOD Chicago 7 Furduo 0 Kansas 2 Kansas Aggies 0 SECOND rEK101 Ohio 7 Northwestern 6 Yale G Illown 0 Harvard 14 Holy Cross B V THIRD PERIOD Northwestern ID Ohio Stale 7 iSTHERVILLE TO HAVE NEW BANK Manchester and Traer Men Take Lead in Forming Institution BSTHERV1LLE Oct Arrange ments wero completed here last night whereby Eatherville is to have a na tional bank with a capital stock of at least f W C Currel of Mnn Paris The hunt for survivors continued thru tho night longafter the silent waters of the main channel vthe busiest steamship lane in the world had submerged the freighter The Paris stood thru the night at fiunranline several miles away and j rcmmcd the eight rescued survivors Ihe liner was not damaged Capt Yves Thomiis reported the crush by wireless to police headquarters bcforc the voyage was resumed N Y Theatrical Producer Appears Before Parole Board at Atlanta ATLANTA John W Snook of tho Atlanta fectera penitentiary sald today that 14 piis oners were recommended for parole by the parole board which concluded Itf special session hero last night Whether Earl Carroll New York the alrical producer who was one of the 71 who applied for clemency among tho 14 was not stated Papers In the cases acted on will be forwarded to Attorney General Sar gent in Washington from whom any announcement will come One hundred and thirtytwo prison ers wcro eligible for clemency but only 1 wero heard Carroll personally appeared before tho board yesterday when it visited tho prison farm where he Is acting as librarian His appearance was brief and tho board asked questions about a few points about which they wished more specific Information than con tained in the paroio papers Former Garner Boy Sets New Spelling Record GARNER Oct Swel ffud 15 year old grandson of Mr and Mrs Isaac Swelgard established a lew spelling record at the Ames pub lic schools In a recent orthography contest ho misftpellcil six words from a Us of llo recently moved to from Garner AUNT HET By Robert Quillen j im oldlnshioncd but if like it woman lliut looks like a woman inslcud of u skinny hoy dressed in gals I Sam Pickard Selected by Coolidge to Succeed Henry Bellows v WASHINOTON Oct Sam Pickard of Manhattan wns appointed today by President Coolidge to be a member of Ihe radio commission lie has been sccrc liiry ot tho commission since Its or ganization some ago Tickarjl was named to succeed Hen ry A Bellows who resigned effective Nov I Bellows Pickard is a demo crat and geograpically ha will repre sent tho same section of tlie country on the commission an the Minneapolis man Pickard before becoming secre tary of the radio commission chief nf the agricultural deportments radio division During the war he was an aviator in France and wag wounded in action Ojl Soaked Rags Found Near Bed of Mrs Stillmunkes at Rickardsville Former Resident of Leland Is Laid to Rest LELAXD Oct has Just been received horo that Mrs Oscar Stiikc who lived here for ninny years has died and will be burled this after noon at where the family has resided during tho past few yenrs Mrs Strike is survived by her husband nvo daughters and one son BALTIMORE Oct navy with tho remnant of lust years vet eran eleven ran rough shod over Knuto Uocknes Notre Damo eleven early In tho first period horo today to scoro n touchdown in tho first five minutes ofv play The try for point after touchdown failed giving the navy the advantage of DieC to 0 score Itockno had started his shock troops la tho beginning Jut tho tnvngo assault of the navy gridmen brot tho Notre Damo veterans back into tho line In a hurry Tho teams battled thru tho second period on more eventerms neither doing any further scoring Noire Dame opened up a passing nt tack In tliD tliotirsthalf wifj Christy Flanagan playing an Import ant rolo but wns able to advancethe hall no further than tho navys 20 yard line The ball was In mldfield at the half Northwestern Leads Oct Investigation Into the deaths of Mr and Mrs George Stillmunkes and their daughter Natrona 13 burned to death in their home here Wednesday night continued today while calling of a coroners jury was awaited I The coroner announced ho would I call his Inquiry within a day or two Meanwhile authorities investigating tho case have refused to discuss It Oil soaked rags found near the beds of Mrs Stlllmtinkes and her daughter together with tho finding ot a suit case containing In cash nnd several Important documents clutched In Stillmunkes hand led lo suspicion that the dead mnn had Ignited the room In which the bodies wero found Neighbors who said that Stiilmun kes had quarreled wilh his wife about their store here expressed tho belief that he had waited until his wife daughter had retired lighted the fire and wns himself overcome before np could leave the room IJeforo she tiled in 1 Duburme lies pital tho next morning the said she was awakened by thfhunes In time to see her mother oii the beJ and her father crouching in i corner Tho parents were dead when res cuers reached them r GAME LAWS FOR 192728 Now that tho hunting season Is here you will want to know all about game laws The lure of the woods is compelling but the game warden must be reckoned with Prepare yourself for this reckon insr by knowing the law This Bureau has for distribution a booklet which contains all the information yon wilt need on the subject Just fill out the attached coupon and enclose four cents in stamps for return posUigo and handling Frederic 1 Ilashhi Director The Mason CHy Information Itiircnu Washington I C J enclose herewith four crnls in slumps for a copy of the GAME LAWS KOOKMCT OHIO STADIUM Columbus Oct went into he lead hero in tho third Ijy scoring two touchdowns over Ohio Uonl was kicked oner making the score Northwestern Ohio 7 OHIO STADIUM Columbia Ocfc State and Northwestern co chrimpion with Michigan of the Big Ten last year wcro playing a neck ind neck game here today as the sec ond juarter nearcd its end with the score 7 to 0 for Ohio Ohio State got off to a brilliant start in the opening period when I3by tcturnecl tho kickoff 49 yards thru tho entire Northwestern team and added 14 yards on a pass to Rowan Lewis Northwestern fullback inter cepted a forward pass on his 20 yard ino iml Ohios biggest threat In the irst perind was foiled At tiio beginning of tho1 second nenod after nn exchange of punts Hby brokethru the Xorthwestern lino for a il yard run anil wjs only louncd three yards from tho goal On a trick play Grim went over for touchdown and then kicked goal Northwestern came back strong and iftcr a march clown the field with line ilunges and forward passes ivcnt over for a touchdown failed to kick Mirliieiiii fl Wisconsin 0 Oct Michigan and Wisconsin footlall rivals over a period of 35 years In which Miuhlsan lins won nlno of tha 13 games played and tied one opened their western conference schedule hero today The game marked the formal debut into big ten circles of Tad Fielding IJ Yosts associate for sev eral years ns head coach ot tho Wol verines and Glenn Thlstletliwnftes first conference game ns mentor ot tho Uadgcr srtund After an exchange of punts Wiscon sin with a series ot off tackle plays rushed the hall Into Michigan terri tory for two first downs With the ball on Michigans ten yard lino Gil bert punted to Crofoot who fumbled JInffman recovering for Michigan The first period ended with Michi gan In possession of the ball on Its 28 yard line Visits In thicaco Oct nivl Mrs T T Blank are in Chicago visiting I heir Foil Henry Jfr Blank will at tend tho annual convention for the employees ot the Rock Island rnll roatT WEEKLY WEATHER tlio upper Mississippi and lower MtsKonrl Valleys LnNrHiicd showery weather ninrli of week lempernturc mostly above normal Aviators Make Mile Trip in 19 Hours From Africa PERNA1IBUCO Oct Two daring French aviators Dledu donno Costes and Lieut Joseph Le Brlx have conquered the south Atlan tic In one hop a feat attempted manv times but nover before accomplished Winging across tho ocean from at Louis Bengal they brot their Breguel military biplane clown on tho flying field near Port Natal on tho tip of tho Brasilia1 peninsula at oclock last night t receive tlio ovations of a great crowc and tlio official congratulations 01 Brazilian officials Tho start from St Louis was made at yesterday Senega time Flying over Dakar tiiey hearted out across tho Atlantic at The distance from Dakar to Port Natal Is about miles which with the three hour time difference elves then an elapsed time from tho African fr tho South American coast of ID hours and an average speed of about 113 miles nn hour From the time of their departure from tile African coast until thcli landing there was no report ot theh having been sighted by any vessels and their approach to the Brazilian coast was heralded only when signals from their wireless were picked lip by ships north of Fernando Do Nordnhn Costcs and Brix now have them tho most hazardous of the four laps In their flight from Paris tc Buenos Aires which is intended to blaze tho trail from a FrancoScut1 American airmail If they follow their original plans they will hop next to nio Janeiro and thcnco to the Ar gentine capital Their first hop from Paris to St Louis was tho longest mlies They made It in 25 hours 30 minutes Melvin Hurley Dies in Hos pital Milwaukee Man Hurt at Forest City One Is dead and others are nursing njurics today as a result of tho phcas int hunting season Jn north Iowa counties Melvin Hurley Fort Dodgo died in a there last night after be ng shot thru tho abdomen yesterday morning while hunting with a party if friends near Klemme Mr Hurley was shot while he wns attempting to plnco a loaded Knotgun n the of an automobile Tie vas given first aid treatment there ind later removed to the Fort Dodge losjpltal Hi8 condition was even ho eight friends otfercd their blood n an attempt at transfusion late in lift afternoon One Hurt nt F 0 Another accident yesterday occurred it Forest City when John Marks Mil vnukee was shot thru the hand The vound was not serious however and arks will recover Several towns In Winnebago and Worth county report a flood of hunt ers Veritable hordes are meandering over the countryside In these counties n search of the elusive pheasant Xorthwood was a crowded town yes srday and many hunters wero forced o find sleeping accommodations In private homes A few of the farmers thruout the wo counties have resented tha in rnston of the hunters and have posted Xo Hunting signs at conspicuous places about their farms Ono farmer at Forest City stnlionrsrl himself at ono end of his cornfield waiting for at birrls flushed Flnrk to Iceland LELANO Oct restaurant hero has been busy nil day serving meals and lunches to many pheasant hunters some of them coming from as far as Wisconsin Kmilo laid out by Lieut Joseph Lc ISrix anrl Dicuilniino French flyers now their way from Paris to Aires Tho two yesterday noRotiateil ho mifo Imp across Uio Alliinliu from St Louis Africa to Icrnambuco S A C Denis on Dies iii JaiJ by OwnHand Dog Who Wa7With Him Objects When Police Remove Body Charles Dcnnlson CO bricklayer and stone mason a resident of Mason City tor approximately 30 years was found Head in a cell nt tho poiico station Saturday morning hanging by the neck to the post in the upper berth of tho room a victim police believe of general despondency Induced by heavy drinking With Mr Dennlson in the cell was hla trusty shepherd dog who made vigorous remonstration when tho officers attempted to take out tho body Saturday morning Aboul Hie mans neck were three strands of insulated electric wire which he had LwiHted Into a loop and put over the upper berth and then hanged him Tlicy Heard Noise Mr Dennlson was placed in Jail Jrulay evening after a collision on fourth street and Madison avenue lonthwest where officers sakl he twice drove in automobile Into a truck n tho Western Klcctrie company Po lice raid he dropped a bottlu otbooze leforc tiiey made the arrest He jailed on the charge of reckless driv inr Prisoners In other cells jald they sard a noise In the ceil duringtho night hut thqf lothlng about it The suicide victim was found at In the morning by i policeman on a visit to tho Jail The Bounty coroner Dr W E Long made a visit to tho scene ot thetragedy cnc pronounced Mr Dcnnlson a victim of loath by suicide Ho Was Despondent Friends of Mr Dennlson said that for two yearn he had shown evidence of despondency caused by the teath of Mrs Dennison the abnence of TURN TO PAGE Travelers Meet Death in Car Accident Near Indianapolis INDIANAPOLIS Oct Sixteen persons fivn oC them women were killed last night when the auto iobiJs trailer in which they wcra iding to B prehailoween barn dance was smashed to pieces by a Muncito IncIlanapoIlB intururban car at the dge ot the city Flvo others were no seriously hurt they may die Tho trailer drawn by n truck car tho drill team of the ifystlc Order if Veiled Prophets of ICiiehantcd Realm and relatives There were only fivo passenficrs aboard the Intelurban ind all were unhurt Ths motornian and conductor of the iiitcrubun ear however were Injured Harry Stewavt driver oC tho motor trticlr niirl Jfr and JfrK C E Iuuley who wero riding with him escaped Uio truck having cUnrert the tracks when tho crash came KUwart said ii noithnr saw nor heard the the electric cnr Fourteen KiUnl Outrishl Fourteen of in tho irailer were killed outright Two oibors leit on afterward The lend O Pose Uobcrt Parker Mcrrinmn Miss Opul MeiTliiinn Willimn M Sirs P Rhodes Yon Weber Ulnsuouk Krank Meredith Sirs Mubel Meredith Cul Jones SfiH Ada Tones son Mrs Knlierfc W Dallas and Hob crt W Dalhis AU of the foregoing resided at The Local Weather linrl J Yud suburb CharlesVirgil Wlieolor Ede wood suburb Those probably fatally hurt wore Mrs Merriman Berlin Charles L Kepuc Pattley Mrs Pearl JOilm Songs on the lips of the changed to shrinks of horror ai speeding traction car bore down en the trailer smashing It anil hirlir bodies 111 nil directions Five wero rniiglit In tho crashcctin linln of tho Intelurban car and llvr bodies carried several blocks Only Few Uninjured Three sonsinlaw a daughter and i nephew of Mr anrt Mrs wero killed Another daughter Is not expected to Hvo while n third daugh ter Is in tho hospital with a fair chance for recovery W W Merrill motorman of the lu enirban said he sounded his wliisllo as ho approached tho crossing His was substantiated by Ma Titus conductor Merrills leg wns roken when he was thrown back tho bapgago compartment Despitehis Injuries Merrill ilmself to the controls nnd stopper thecar Tho stove in tho vestlbulR was sent flying and Hlruck him about the face Police Inestion Truck Driver Stewart driver of tho motor tviul aid the first Indication he hail any thing was wrong was when his mn chlno leaped forward as the trail vas cut from It Automobile lights played on thi lead nnd dying an an effort was made o establish order out of chaos Hus bands nnd wives and other relatives vent frantically among tho prostrate dead and Injured seeking thehloved At one place a man stood side a blanketshrouded figure hardly needed an explanation It Is my lie said simply tunned almost heynncl cornpreiicii Ion lie merely stood guard until Hi lody was removed Police took the driver of the motor ruck to headquarters for questioning Iowa Girl Dies in Quebec of Exposure QUKHKO Oct Rnoy student at Columbia uni verAty Xew Tori nnd a ieslilrnt of Hondiiranto died in a hmplta ere of pniumnnU dii exjiosuriv Accninpanlrrl by riciliin Iliothor student MlMS iero sorcral ngr by cnnoc from Xew York GloncCazatto weather figures for 4 hour period ending nt 7 n m today Mminmin At 7 n m 45 After contribu ing frost of tlu night theweather man relented Kri lay night and the minimum temper ature was nn even liian thiit of tlio prccertliiff hours 1IO was In the and the mercury was doing 11 rapid iiscont as evidenced by the fact that at 7 oclock It hail climbed al most to the 45 mark POOR PA By Claude Gal Ian My sislcr Nftnnic an her liusbaiul never quarrel Somehow her just never seemed to Ihink much of onch
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