Monday, July 29, 1929

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 29, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY EAILY TIMES XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED wms REPORT H TOWMONDAY JULY 2971929 HOME EDITION URANCE PHBSS AND INTBRNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE ST LOUIS PAIR SAILING ON TO MARK Jackson and OBrine Ob ject to Articles About night r OT LOUIS Mo July 28 est OBrine and Dale Red Jackson champion endurance fly ers today were Hearing the 400 hour mark aloft in the St Louis Robin At p m they had completed oDZ hours in the air and had ex ceeded the record of the Angeleno by 14G hours The joint earnings of rthe flyers accumulating at the rate anhour amounted to 060 at that time The Robin came low over the field a m as the flyers out a message The flutter leg streamer attachedto the con tamer caught in a wing strut how ever and a few minutes later a sec ond containerwas tossed out and fell clear Ask for More Gas t The message addressed to Shorty Chaffee of the refueling i crew said Shorty Give us 60 to 70 gallons of gas and oil Every thing OBrine got ex cited and lost the other note Red y Word that the Minnesota endur ance flyers had crashed this morn ing was sent up to the flyers by their wives who inclosed notes for BjCh in the breakfast container mornings refueling was the j fortyfourth transfer of gasoline and oil and the seventysecond con tact between the endurance plane and therrefueller jor all purposes KILLED w scented becbme art possibility last night when a heavy bank rolled up out of the west carrying a threat of storm A period of ground activity fol lowed as the Robin shortened its circle and remained within view of those on the field Radio broadcast ing was ordered stopped so the solmd of the motor could be heard if the flyers were forced to go above the clouds Movie men set up their cameras and reporters edged toward telephones By 9 p m how ever the clouds disappeared and tho 1 Robin winked the signal O K to the watchers below No indication whenthe motor will croon Its swan song wasapparent TURN TO PAGE 11 COLUMN i Thompson Youth Is Badly Injured When Two Autos Collide THOMPSON July Spor i ra 18 was badly cut and bruised and a car driven by Cecil Robinson Bancroft was completely wrecked in a collision between two cars late Saturday night near Sporras home two miles southwest of here The other car in which Sporra and Leroy Peterson six miles south west of here were riding was only slightly damaged Tillie and Lenora Johnson Thompson were riding I with Robinson but no one besides Sporra was injured The two young men were return Ing home and the Robinson car was headed for Thompson when the ac cident occurred Will Rogers SANTA MONICA July As I take my pen in hand to drop you these few lines thosi boys in St Louis just wont jconie down i Y o u know their greatest c a n g o i from TJOW on is their catch ing in the prn pellor and dont c o m p 1 i m ent them for stay f ing up in tha air over St 3Loiiis this hot Be WU folks who have to stay on the ground in St Louis in the sum mertime One thing about this war of China and Russia Nohady can ever accuse either one them of being quick tempered Yours WILL PRISON GUARDS FORCE CONVICTS BACK IN CELLS Only 4 of 1 700 Inmates in Outbreak A UBURN N Y July 29 20000 KILLED BY MOSLEMS IN CHINESE TOWN Men and Boys in Moun tain City Wiped Out Says Missionary DEIPING China July 29 international relief hasreceived a message from a missionary giving details of a Moslem massacre of 20 000 Chinese men and boys in the mountain town of Dangar which its informant believes must have taken place some months ago The massacre reported by Mis sionary Andrews was declared the most gruesome in the long history of Mohammedan outbreaks In China So well organized was the raid that the mountain town was stripped of all its manhood in less than two hours As far as Mr Andrews was able to ascertain nearly every able bodied man was killed only the aged escaping with a few others who hid in cellars From what the missionary gath ered from various officials only a few women were killed in attempts to protect the men The raiders came on foot and horseback and rushed the citys gates the men every male from 17 to 70 MONlLSMAY JELpllSSIftNS Report Tribes Would Come to Aid of Soviet in War With China iv Lake Okoboji Boat AS SNOOK FACES TRIAL FOR LIFE AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Young married folks would get on a sight better if theyd think more about Jteepin the wolf away an l6ss about the stork away revolt the stock of approximately 50 rifles and four machine guns stormed the main gates fired several prison shops with the estimated loss of 5500000 and shot four guards one seriously Four convicts escaped from the irison in the first rush two of the nutineers were killed by the fire of he guards and a third was serious y wounded A mere handful of guards two thirds of the staff being off duty jecause it was Sunday beat back the first attack of the rioters then reinforced by the remaining guards mstily recalled and by state roopers they held a yelling surg ng mob of convicts at bay until the outbreak spent Its force and quiet was restored Four Escaped The four convicts who escaped were George Small serving a term of 12 years for robbery Joseph Caprico serving 20 years a Mongol invasion of China as a counter movement to lts Chinese seizure of the Chinese for robbery Arthur Barry for burglary serving 25 years South Dakota Institutions Merged With Bancor poration 2 MORE BANKS COMBINED WITH Three Bodies Are Already Discovered FINANCE GROUP Speedb ARNOLDS PARK July 29 IFI Three were known to be dead today as workers continued to drag the waters of Lake Okoboji seeking RAPm fTTV nnir nr thc bodles of others missing AP1TY since two passenger coats collided iror i of the First Nationlast night inlr nf TJoTiirl al bank of Rapid City and the Com mercial National bank ofSturgis with the 28 other banks in the Northwest Bancorporation was an nounced by officials here today There will be no change in the directorate or officer personnel of the banks here but they will have the benefit of combined resources in excess of the an nouncement said DETAILS NOT LEARNED Details of how these new affilia tions would affect Bancorporation could not be learned in Mason City due to the absence of W G C Bag I Icy president of the First National bank who was attending a meeting of the council or administration of the Iowa Bankers I DCS Moines association at railway in Manchuria today disquieted London international cir cles hoping for peaceful settlement of the controversy between Russia and China Mongolias connection with the nationalist Chinese government at Nanking has been strained from the Nanking governments inception and various soviet actions apparently have presumed upon alliance of Mongolia in any movement against China The communist spirit is strong in the vast province which ia a buffer between China proper and Siberia The rumors were accepted in some circles as the reason other advices from Manchuli at the west ern end of the Chinese Eastern rail way that the armies had with drawn to within 12 miles of each other the ground between being a No mans land each promised to respect The entire situation however re mained obscure Moscow maintained a deep silence with papers there reiterating stories of atrocities against soviet citizens In Manchuria and denying negotiations between the two countries for settlement of CL Lue iwu countries lor seLuemenc 01 Steve Pawlik robber serving life heir differences were under way as a fourth offender I A checkup today showed that with the exception of the slain con victs one in a hospital and the four who escaped every innate of the prison was in a cell altho the cells were crowded because of the dam age to a cell block by fire While most of the rlflea stolen from the prison arsenal had been TURN TO PAGE 1 COLUMN 4 TWO SWINDLERS TO BE RETURNED Couple Who Defrauded Oel wein Farmer Will Be Ex tradicted From N J TRENTON N J July 29 Gov Morgan F Larson today hon ored the extradition request from Governor HammiJl of Iowa for Mr and Mrs Peter Thompson Mr and Mrs Ell Thompson and Mary Thompson wanted at Oelwein Iowa swindling of Carl Glode a farmer The Thompsons are charged with having obtained from Glode on the promise that they would put it in a magic belt and would double bis money for him if he sprinkled a magic fluid over himself regularly OPINIONS DELAY SEATING JURY Snook Murder Trial Evi dence Will Not Be Heard for Several Days COURT HOUSE COLUMBUS O July 29 obstacle of set opinions stood again today agalnat the formation of avjury iri the trial of Dr James H Snook confessed slayer of his coed mistress Theora Hix and four men were examined before one was found to take the seat on the tentative jury vacated rtday by a defense peremptory isllejee Hewas Bonald E Post a 23 year old bank clerk and with his ac ceptance the jury stood tentatively Attorneys for the defense and prosecution Jn the trial of Dr Fumes II Snook former Ohio State university professor chanted with the murder of Miss Theora HIx his medlcnl student sweetheart at Columbus Snook is shown center Ton loft to right lire Attor neys E O Rickets John F Seidel and C Seyfert who are dcfendln the confessed slayer Below left to right nro Prosecutor John f Chester Jr and aiyron Gessaman and Inul Hicks assistunt prose cutors MAY CONTINUE SHIP BUILDING At Least 1 0 of Proposed Score of Fake Cheques Floated in Mason City us Cruisers Must Be Con structed Claim ASHINGTON July ZD The final outcome of the naval limi advane Ing phase in I latlon discussions now a highly technical with nine men and three women Three men before Post had ex pressed a fixed view as to the guilt or innocence of the 49 year old fo mer professor at Ohio State Ten men and one woman remained of the original venire of 75 after Post was seated and 10 more per sons from a special venire of were held with them in readiness for call The remainder of the spe cial venire was excused after being sworn until the start of the after noon session of court today GREENE JUBILEE GETS UNDER WAY Former Pastors Return for Church Services Wade to Talk Tuesday GREENS July of Greene were packed to their capaci ty yesterday for the opening of the citys fiftieth anniversary jubilee and homecoming Former pastors were in the pulpits and reminiscence played an Important and pleasant part in the proceedings Today has been designated as family reunion day and picnics are the order of the occasion For mer residents of Greene from great distances are beginning to show up and the true homecoming atmos phere is present The severallodge rooms are being used as the meet ing points for the homecomers Judge Martin C Wade of Iowa City who grew Up on a farm near here is expected to arrive sometime today To this popular speaker will fall the honor of giving the pioneer day address Tuesday Dedication of the Laura A Mather Memorial li brary building will be another out standing event on the Tuesday pro gram Thursdays ball game between the 1909 basebaH teams of Greene and Dougherty and the historical and civic parades of Wednesday and Thursday are looked upon as among the high points of the jubilee Alumni Banquets Slated A feature of todays festivities was to be alumni banquets of the TURN TO PAGE 16 COLUMN 2 uigmy Lecnmcai phase in Under Wav fnr Pnni London s expected by American ex i unit VJMUCI Way Ol rail perts to leave at least two thirds Yv7l f U T 1 T nf i er i AT GASTONIA Whats happening at Gaxlonta N CUT where 15 persons In cluding three women face the death chair because of the slay ingof tho pollen chief 7 Read tha stories by Charles P Stewart ilobeOazeltcB Washington cor respondent Tho first appears In this Issue on Pago 3 Who Got Merchandise and Change About a score of Mason City firms were learning to their Borrow Monday afternoon that while the travelers cheques accepted by them for merchandise may be pay able without deduction of charges in Canada Great Britain Ireland Germany France Belgium Swit zerland Italy Norway Sweden Den mark Austria Hungary Russia and claimed on the back of the beautifully engraved Instru arc worth no more than any other scrap of paper of like size in Mason City When the checks began rolling in at the First National clearing house quarters Monday morning a query was at once dispatehed to Akron Ohio In effect it read What about the International Bankers association travelers cheques And is there a Transpor tation National bank in Akron No Such Bank There And the reply received at noon was No Transportation National bank in our city Would advise you not to acknowledge travelers cheque men tioned in your wire G R Edgar secretary Akron Clearing House association First National busy Thursday bank attache afternoon re peating this sad tale to the 15 or 20 firms which had accepted the checks The cashing in operations It seems were in the hands of a man TURN TO PAGE 11 COLUMN 5 BANDltSFLEE WITH SI 0000 Bag Containing Currency Taken by 3 Robbers in Pittsburgh PITTSPURGH Pa July 2D A bag containing was stolen today by three bandits who held up two employes of the Tech Food Products company outside the Penn sylvania National bank of the 15 cruiser program intact As they see it at least 10 of the contemplated 10000 ton vessels will have to be built under any ar rangement which may be reached in carrying out the agreement between the United States and Great Brit ain on the principle of absolute equality in the fighting strength of their navies with all kinds of craft considered In postponing the laying or the keels of three cruisers which were to have been put down in navy yards next fall it Is recalled Pres ident Hoover himself remarked that generally speaking the British cruiser strength considerably ex ceeds American strength at the present time and the actual con struction of these three cruisers would not be likely In themselves t produce inequality in the final re suits FRENCH CABINET TO BE RETAINED Briand Will Hold Posts of Premier and Foreign Secretary PARIS July 29 r s e er cusomary to Bnand Frances new premier will death Highway accidents were letain intact the cabinet of his ing Passengers Into Deep Water The known dead Esther Uhengstrum Alta Nell Gcltno 11 Esthcrvlllc Melvin Koelmk 22 Everly Among the bodies being sought were those of Arnold Stanke IB Henry Heintz 54 Harris Cummins Park and an unidentified woman Officials promised an investiga tion following rumors that rivalry between the two boats caused the skippers to run too close to each other in a sporting spirit Sank in 90 Feet of Water The Thriller a seasled capable of traveling more than 50 miles on hour sank in 90 feet of water and attempts were made today to raise it The Zipper almost as speedy remained afloat after the crash and persons aboard it were taken off bv lakecraft Othera missing and believed drowned include Thomas Christian Alta Mllo Nelson Alta HilgaHansen Alta Lucle Adams 17 Everly Both boats were 1 lllefl with happy children beingtakenrfora free joj fewmoments collision Nc check had been made of aboard but officials believed not more than the two whose bodies were recovered and the nine miss ing believed drowned were dead Rescue Work Delayed Rescue work was delayed because of the lateness of the crash few boats being on the water The cries of distress attracted men on shore to the scene in outboard motorboats and launches Morris Mandelbaum Jr 17 DBS Moines took three persons into hid small craft from the Zipper on which the lad said people wee standing up to their knees in water He said he and his brother Norman 9 could gee no one in the water TURN TO PAGE 16 COLUMN PILOT CRICHTON OF MINNESOTA DIES IN WRECK Haughland Seriously in jured in Endurance Plane Wreck MINNEAPOLIS Minn July 20 a early today cheated Owen Haughland and Capt P J Crichton of their chance to set an endurance flight record in their monoplane the Minnesota The plane crashed at a m VoldChamberlnin airport killing Captain Crichton and seriously In uring Haughland The flyers who vere into their seventh day of con inuous flying and had been aloft 54 hours and 45 minutes plunged to the ground from an altitude 200 feet It was Haughlands alxth attempt o set an endurance record and Crlchtons first At a m today the Minnesota had passed the pre vious mark of Haughland and Thor wald Johnson of 149 hours In the air set in June On that flight Haughland and Johnson were forced down by motor trouble Attempted Four Times Previously Haughland and Gens Shank had attempted four times to set an endurance record but each time were forced down The flyers had swooped down to within 200 feet of the ground to drop what was their last message telling everything is going fine and requesting 100 gallons of gaso line As the refueling ship Ace High sister snip of the Minnesota pared to take ott the endurMce plane Cooler Spell Likely to Be Brief Slight DETROIT July 29 wp Twenty persons lost their lives by drowning in Michigan and ncnrby points In Ontario over the weekend as they sought relief nt lakes and rivers from the hcafc wave CHICAGO July 2D The mid west waited hopefully today for the relief promised by govcrnmnei weather forecasters from the torrid temperatures of the past few diiys The relief however was expected to be slight and brief Beaches and highways were crowded over the weekend by hun dreds of thousands of persons scok ing temporary respite from the un comfortable weather In Chicajjo alone approximately 350000 bath ers crowded the beaches yesterday Milwaukee and other lake ci ties reprted enormous crowds The weekend holidays however Ar Is tide recorded their customary toll of and only one airplane crash was re ed in it M Briand will premier and the hold the post of portfolio of for m3 viiij tinjjitiim uitmn was re accessor Raymond Polncare save ported but drownlngs were greaici that M Polncare will not be includIn number than in any recent pre vious weekend 35 Overcome by Heat Tirtyfive men were overcome by the heat whie marching in an Am erican Legion parade at Decauir HI Several them were in serious condition today Three deaths while swimnin were reported near here and one down state A man died of heart disease while swimming in a quar ry near Lemont III another stiusi his head on a submerged pipe In n creek near Elgin III nnd another drowned in the drainagecanal near Wheeling 111 At Canton 111 James Plerson 25 dived into shallow ter at a natatorlum and was killed In Wisconsin the water toi many lives Three wero drowned TURN TO PAGE 11 COLUMN 3 eign affairs the latter of which was his in the Poincare cabinet The premier called at the TDlysee palace at nonn and told President Doumergue his decision The presi dent concurred and then M Briand his cabinet meeting for 5 There was a possibility since the cabinet was unchanged he would dispense with formality of repre senting his ministers lo the presi dent called p m Ilnyers Are at Brilt BFiITT July Hazel M Casa players arc playing here all this week righting Hie craft blit the low altf tude and lack of sufficient flying speed prevented him from avoiding a crash Pnncnlccd on Track The plane pancaked on to the con crete automobile race track en circling WoldChamberlain airport When the ground crew reached the ship Crichton was dead in the pilots scat his body badly mangled ay the heavy motor which had been shoved back by the impact with the ground Haughland unconscious md been sleeping on the bed over he gasoline tank in the fuselage He was taken to the Fort Snelling Hospital nearby where physicians said he had a possible skull frac ture and a possible broken jaw Was Substitute Pilot Walter Bullock commercial pilot was watching the plane when it fell The ship he said had Just dropped a note asking for more gaa It circled the spot where the note iad dropped Crichton then started to climb At about 150 feet up It seemed to go out of control and he ship dropped Crichton was substituted as co pilot of the Minnesota after John son had a dispute with sponsors of TURN TO PAGE 11 COLUMN 1 WEEKS FORECAST Generally fair Monday night nnd Tuesday not much changn in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Monday Warmest Sunday 86 Coolest in Night 57 At 8 A M Monday 72 For like period ending at 8 oclock a m Sunday Warmest Saturday 03 Coolest in Night 62 The heat wave baa been broken Saturdays maximum of 93 was within a degree of the seasons rec ord as iccorded by tho Globe Gazettes weather instruments but Sunday there was a drop of almost 10 degrees to 85 The minimum Sun day night was the lowest since the night of July 19 Al of which has been accompanied by a wind out of the northwest