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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 7, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1RE REPORT HOME EDITION ASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 7 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS suppLskENTAL SERVICE GRAF TO NO 260 PRISON BREAK ENDS IN DEATH OF2MNYICTS Pistols Smuggled In for Prisoners in Kansas Penitentiary lANSINGKans Aug 7 break for liberty at the state penitentiary here late yester day costtwo long term prisoners their lives and sent a third to the prison hospital with a fractured 6kull Oneguard was wounded The dead were William Webb 39 and Robert Collins 39 J B Knight received a fractured skull In a hand to handencounter with R H Hud spethdeputy warden W L Heslop the guard wasshot in the left leg in an exchange of shots with the convicts Two Wera Captured Three other prisoners who made the break for freedom were cap tured two houra later In the Lansing stockyards legs than half a mile from the prison They were John Edwards aliasL B Jenkins 33 O G Shultr 35and Charles Cheat ham37 All the men were serving terms ranging from 15 years to life The break occurred at 4 p m the men wera brot out of the prison The first of ap 400 convicts to reach the surface they produced pistols thatpresumably had been smuggled in tothem and captured four un armed guards and four other prison er theyf aa a shield gain a grate In the te andemerged la the open met with a fusUade of shots from a story on the outside guard line UMnjjf the guardsand prisoners as a shield they passed the sentry and aftergaining tha shelter of a small rayipea a mile from the prisonreleased their prisoners An alarm Had been sounded at the pris on and Hudspeth and assistant Capt ArtBur Graham organized the prisonguarda for pursuit Found Prison Hudspeth Graham and several Lansing merchants armed with TURN TO PAGE 5 COLXJMN Z FLYERS ENTER MARENGO RACES Fourteen Pilots Parachute Jumper Will Perform at Dedication MARBNGO Aug 7 teen pilots have entered planes In the air rvces which wJUbeheld here 19 inconnection with the ded ication of the now airport it was announced today by Leo Kirkpat rlck chairman of the committee in charge of the affair Rusty Campbell Molina pilot of the Curtisa FlyingService notified Klrkpatricfc that he wouldbring an exact duplicate of the St Louis Robin famous endurance record ship to Marengo for the races Fred Welch 19yearold Cedar Rapids parachute jumper will do a triple parachute drop during the days ceremonies Klrkpatrlck an nounced AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen a I like to have the radio give the time especially if its gettin late an company dont show no sign of leavin AT MIDNIGHT Victor Bergertfioted Wisconsin Socialist Dead Will Rogers Says BEVERLY HILLS Aug Dear Bill Your little partner Dorothy Stone opened Wednes lay night in my big production The Show Girl She is playing the part of Dixie Dugan at Matinees Wed ter Sixth ave nue and Fifty sixth street Matiness Wed nesdays and Saturdays Tickets She gave up ner vacation out at your place to save this show mightdrop a hint of it in your daily wire to the papers Regards to you and Fred Stone and your families Flo Ziegfeld I dont like little hint ads Flo In fact I think that is kinder what held you back in news paper space You never liked to be forward We will let you get away with this this time on ac count of Dorothy Good luck to both of you Yours WILD MISSING AGENTS BODY FOUND IN DETROIT RIVER Police Still Hunting for Heath Wife Tells Story DETROIT SUch Aug 7 m J Sandlands federal prohibition agent whose body wasfauna In the Detroit river this morning died from n brok en neck and not by drowning It waa established this afternoon by an autopsy performed by Dr Frederick D Newbarr Wayne county medical examiner rjETROIT Aug 7 body of Richard J Sandlands federal prohibition agent was found in the Detroit river at 8 a m The body was found byspecial inspectors of the treasuriy department who have been dragging the river since Mon day nightSandlands disappeared early Saturday after he had boarded a cruiser in the river It was reported to Inspector Fred W Frahm head of the police cide squad that Sandlands head was battered as if by blows from club An autopsy will be held today to determinewhetherthe head injuries TURN TO PAGE 5 COLTTON 6 POLICE CHASE AUTO THIEF Fort Dodge Boy Taken to Eldora Following Thrill ing Chase ESTHERVILLE Aug Dangelowsky 15 who gives his res idence in Fort Dodge has been tak en to the Eldora Training school by Pocahontos county authorities fol lowing his apprehension after a thrilling but quick chase in Esther ville Dangelowsky had been paroled from the training school but after nis last arrsst has confessed to sev eral robberies The youth stole a car at Poca hontas Friday afternoon belonging to George V Korriva and headed towards Esthorville where local au thorities were warned The deputy sheriff W G Gordon got on hfs trail and after chasing him up town started running him over back lots drove into the dead end of an alley Some children Joined in the chase also Dangelowsky was then taken back to Pocahontas for a hearing He had been captured an hour and a half after attempting his getaway NOTED PRELATES ATTENDED RITES OF ARCHBISHOP Eulogy Is Delivered by the Rev Austin Dowling Aug 1 body of the Most Rev James J Keane archbishop of Dubuque to day was placed in the priests sec tion of the Mount Olivet cemetery Key West near here Noted prelates and hundreds of clergy were present at the final rites at St Raphaels cathedral here this morning The funeral eulogy was delivered by the Right Rev Austin Dowling archbishop nf St Paul and Bishop James Duffy of Grand Island Nebr was cele brant of the pontifical solemn re quiem high mass The usual colorful vestments of the clergy were replaced by the black costumes of the funeral mass Many Priests at Rites The center sections of the ca thedral were reserved for priests including the 250 clergy under Archbishop Keanes jurisdiction while the rest of the church was filled with members of the laity Preceding the service today anil since the prelates death last Fri day the body has been guarded by members of the Knights of Colum bus and other Catholic orders Assisting Bishop Duffy in thefu neral mass were Monalgnor Thomas Conroy assistant priest the Rev Thomas Keane of St Paul deacon the Rev Arnold Boeding subcleacon the Rev J B Craney of Dubuauo and the Rev L Craney of Ma quoketa acolytes the Rev Fathers J Theobald F Mullin J Brietbach and E A Fitzgerald masters of ceremonies Assisting Prelates Prelates assisting at the absolu tion were the Right Rev Edmoncl Heelan of Sioux City the Right Rev P A McGovern of Cheyenne Wyo the Right Rev J J Lawler of Lead S Dak and the right Rev James OReilly of Fargo N Dak Attendants for the prelates were the Very Rev Fathers T Warning of Dyersville E J Dougherty of Cresco and W T Donohue of inde pendence and the Rev Fathers John Molloy of Waterloo A S Pte kert of Calmar Thomas OBrien of Dubuque J J Hanley of Dubuque and D J Lenihan of Cedar Rap ids TONG LEADERS AGREETO PEACE Commercial Differences to Be Submitted to Arbi tra ion Board NEW YORK Aug 7 least out the United States again today between the On Leong and Hip Sing tongs after three days of warfare in which five Chinese were killed anO several wounded A new treaty was signed here to day by national leaders of the rival tongs after they had been served with an ultimatum by U S Attor ney Charles H Tuttle to make peace or pack up Word of the signing of the treaty was telegraphed to Tong leaders In Chicago and Boston where killings had occurred and also to Philadel phia and San Francisco and other cities having large Chinese settle ments Before word of the signing oE the peace had been sent out and while negotiations were pending another shooting occurred in Chicago where Joe Wai a Hip Sing tongman was severely wounded George J Mintzer an assistant U S attorney said that the warfare which broke out in Chicago last Sunday and resulted In the killing of one Chinese there two in Bos ton one In Newark N J and one here was the result of poaching on commercial territory claimed by each of the rival tongs The peace conference waa held in the office of Samuel S Young Chi nese consul general in New York who cooperated with Tuttle In the negotiations It lasted three hours and resulted in an agreement be tween the Tongs to submit differ iea to arbitration MURDER DEFENDANT IN COURT Picture shows pr James H Snook former Ohio State university professor who testified in Ills own bphaU Wednesday In his trial at Columbus Ohio for tho murder Miss Theora Hix Board Members Inspect Switzerland of Iowa Party of 75 Includes U Repiesentatives ana1 Senator WAUKON Aug members of the Switzerland of Iowa tour including representa tives of Iowa Minnesota and Wis consin arrived here at noon today Among the group were United States Senator John J Blaine of Wisconsin Congressman Gilbert N Haugen of Northwood and Con gressman T J B Robertson of Hampton The tour which is being conducted as a means of interesting members of congress and the state board of conservation in the possibilities of fered by this section of Northeast Iowa as a national park site start ed at McGregor this morning Busi ness men of McGregor entertained the tourists at a breakfast in their honor Before leaving McGregor the group was conducted to Pikes peak and Pictured rock where it viewed these scenic attractions Went Thru Monona Leaving McGregor the group went thru Monona to Postville There they were greeted by a band concert and then proceeded to Wau kon P H LeTourneau extended a greeting to the tourists who were guests of the local Kiwanis club at a chicken dinner at the Grand hotel this noon Senator Blaine of Wis consin responded in behalf of the visitors saying that he felt at home with the crowd as Gov John Ham TURN TO PAGE 8 COLTJUrN 3 SLIDING TARIFF SCALE OPPOSED Smoots Plan Meets Opposi tion of Domestic and In sular Interests WASHINGTON Aug 7 position to the Smoot sliding scale sugar tariff plan was voiced today by domestic and insular possession sugar interests before tho senate finance committee public hear ing Frank Dillingham of New Jer sey representing the domestic sugar producers association and Porto Rican opposed the sliding scale proposal in general and the Smoots plan in particular He en dorsed the house duty of three cents a pound on world sugar and 240c against Cuban raw sugar The sliding scale he said which provides a minimum rate of one cent a pound and miximum of three cents depending on the New York wholesale refined price with 20 per cent off for Cuban sugar bad a tendency toward price fixing Thero was no incentive to Im provement of agricultural and man ufacturing operations under a price fixing scheme Dillingham argued FOREST FIRES BEING SUBDUED Vast Areas of timber Val ued at Millions of Dol lars Swallowed Up SPOKANE Wash Aug 7 The fire demon which for two weeks has resisted ah army of ignters in the northwest seemed to Je facing defeat today on fronts hat extended thru parts of three states After having ravaged thousands of acres in Montana Idaho and Washington several hundred fires m the national forests of these states were being subdued by a combination of weather and efforts of Forest department crews Timber Protective association men and vol unteers 1 While the total area of these fires waa unknown reports indicated hat it would be considerably more than 35000 acres with losses run ning into millions of dollars Many ranches and much valuable timber has been destroyed The stubborn Pack river firs which for a time menaced the water supply of Sandpoint Idaho while t was burning over more than 8 00 acres was reported still de fiant but less dangerous The central Idaho region cm gracing the Selway Clearwater and fez Peerce national forests still had one major blaze out of control That was the Bald mountain fire which was roaring thru valuable timber with 170 fighters powerless to stop t More rccniits were being rushed to the front DR SNOOK ON STAND TELLS OF LOVE AFFAIR Mother and Wife of De fendant in Murder Case Also Testify COLUMBUS Ohio Aug 7 James H Snook today told the jury in his first de gree murder trial the story of his three year love affair with Theora Hix the medic coed he killed last June 13 It was a story that detailed their meeting in June 1926 a ripeuing friendship that grew to intimacy and ended on a lonely rifle range near the edge of the city where the girls body battered and slashed was found the day after she went there for her last tryst with the 40 year old former Ohio state profes sor Dr Snook testified in a cool un ruffled voice His wife Mrs Helen M Snook and his 67 year old mother Mrs Abner Snook preceded him as wit nesses Wife Testifies for Snook I Both women kissed him before they took the stand and his wile re mained at the defense table until he startea to testify Thewife todesert him after he was arrested for the hilling of the other woman testi fiedthat she had no knowledge of the affair between her husband and the girl She was the first to testify When her husband took up his story how ever she left the room and was not present to hear his detailed account of his friendship with Miss Hix Both the wife and mother testi fied that recently Dr Snook had displayed a mental unrest that had oeen in contrast to the calm and placid disposition that had been his before Dr Snook said he did not recall low he was introduced to Miss Hix The first time I held an extended onversation with Miss Hix was a few days after I met her About that time I offered to drive her to her room at Mack Hall at the edge of the campue It was raining as wu were leaving our offices There was another girl with her Miss Hix got out at Mack Hall and the other girl left the machine at the Neil Avenue catstop I am Jiot sure whether she knew then that I was married Discussed Her Own Affairs I frequently had conversations with her at certain times of the day when I had to go to her office to have some stenographic work done At first we talked about how she happened to come to the yeter nary building to work She said she did not have enough money for her school work and consequently waa TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 4 Injuries in Street Car Crash Fatal Well Known Party Leader Suffers Relapse After Starting to Recover MILWAUKEE Aug 7 tor L Berger world socialist leader and Milwaukee newspaper publisher died at a hospital here this afternoon from Injuries re ceived on July 16 when struck by a street car He was years old 60 The socialist leader died at Milwaukee hos pital after a sud den relapse For two weeks phyai cians had pro nounced him on the way to re covery but last Suggests Revision of Western Trunk Classified Rates WASHINGTON Aug 7 vision of tho classified freight rates in the Western Trunk Line terri tory which would result in some what greater earnings for the west ern carriers was suggested to the interstate commerce commission by examiners who have completed a preliminary inquiry Proposals were worked out in co operation with the railroad commis sions of several states and apply to a large part of territory west of Chicago and north of Kansas Hold Little Hope for Dobbersteins Recovery DUBUQUE Aug hope is held for the recovery of the Rev P M Dobberstein Injured In an auto crash here Sunday The builder of the famous grotto at West Bend ia suffering from fractures at the base of his skull night his condition took a turn for the worse He suffered a basal fracture of the skull when struck by the street car as he was leaving his newspaper office and his condi tion at that time was critical Some hours before his heath mem of his family were called to the hospital and they remained un til death They had remained wijLfc TUKN TO PAGE 8 COtXJMN 4 loWlioTs STORE OWNER THEN HIMSELF chant Is Seriously Wounded Aug 7 Mul holland only merchant at Ma one near here was shot and killed and Robert Vale was seriously wounded about a m by Ed Crampton who then killed himself Vale Cramptons brotherinlaw is not expected to live Clinton county Investigators have not yet learned the cause of the hootlngs Reports were that Cramplon his shotgun in hand walked to the Vtulholland store near his home and shot Vale who was just coming out of the store in the back He then entered the store shot Mulholland and turned the gun on himself Crampton was employed in the yenerai service department of the Clinton Corn Syrup Refining com HOME PORT IS FIRST STOP OF OCEAN AIRSHIP Americans Included on Passenger List for Long Flight T AKEHURST N J Aug 7 A company of adventurous souls prepared to embark today upon a historymaking voyage circumnav igation of the earth in the German dirigible Graf Zeppelin Dr Hugo Eckener commander of the airship ordered passengers to be at the hangar at 4 p m Altho actualstart on thefirst leg of the journey was not expected to be made before midnight Some of those who have booked passage from here will notmake the night around the world but wil disembark at thefirst stop Frled richshafen Germany the Grafs lome port Several to IMalto Trip Among those who expect to re main aboard the airshipuntil she arrives here again a month hence flying out of the west are Com mander Charles E Rosendahl U S N Lieut J C Richardson U S N William B Leeds son of the lata tin plate king Sir George Hubert Wilkins explorer Lady Graco Drummond Hay Karl von Wiegaud newspaper correspondent Joachim D Rickatd writer REBUILTPLANE FALLS3 DEAD Unlicensed Pilot and Two Passengers Fall in Kentucky Town CAMPBELLSVILLE Ky Atlg 7 rebuilt plane piloted by a youthful unlicensed student pilot and powered with a motor of a type declared obsolete by the war de partment fell into an alley In the center of the town late yesterday and the pilot and his two passengers met death as the wreckage was con sumed by flames Hundreds of persons saw the plane go into a spin at an altitude of about 500 feet and careen to the earth but were helpless to rescue the three from the flames The pilot was Francis Mitchell 25 of Louisville and his two pas sengers Car E Carter 23 drug store owner and Flave Courts a clerk in the store 23 Mitchell and Irwin Volgt Jeffer sonville Ind owner of the plane had flown it here the day before and lantic had been taking up on from the landing field a mil and a half from town which they had rented from a farmer I hours In the air as a pilots credit J friends said arid Com mander Rosendahl survivor otthe illfated ShcnandoBii and forrner I commander of the navy dirigible Los Angeles and Lieutenant Rtcn ardson are goingas observers for the navy C P Burgess a civilian engineer attached to the navy will be a pas senger as far as FViedrichslmfen Other Americans who will leave Ihe airship at Frietlrichshafen are Nathan Wexler and William Weber of New York John E Larncy of Brooklyn and Moris Shumofsky of New Rochele N Y The passenger list of 18 includes several Germans who arrived on the Graf on her night from Ger many Lieut Commander Zeno W TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUaiN G the same firm Vale who like Mulholland was CO years old was said to have en taged in an argument with Cramp ton wiio was 35 as he left the store with a bag of feed under his arm Hulholland attracted by the shoot ng ran Into the street and was mortally wounded Witnesses said Crampton then to his home leaving his victims iying in the street and fired a bul let thru his brain A feud was said by neighbors to ive existed between the brothers inlaw for some time but none could tell what todays quarrel was about ENTlllOCK IS DESTROYED Three Towns Help Fight Blaze in Brayton Busi ness Section BRAYTON Aug 7 de partments of three nearby towns to day fought a fire which destroyed an entire block of business buildings here and for a time threatened the little town which la north of At POLICEMAN AND GIRL FOUND DEAD Investigators Undecided as to Murder or Suicide Theory PITTSBURGH Pa Aug 7 TV Each shot thru the right temple Belmonf Pugh 36 night lieutenant oE police in Wilkinsburg a suburb and Miss Louise Stlne 28 wera found dead In tne womans apart ment early today Police were unable to decide If It vas a case of double murder or urder and suicide The woman was found lying across the bed by detectives sum noned by a taxi driver who saw ier thru a window Nearby they round Pugh in full uniform his re folvcr clasped In his hand on3 artridge fired Nearby the body was an empty shell wlilch police aaM itted the empty chamber of the 5istol Pugh was married and tha father of two children Firemen from Atlantic Audubor Uj un jjiKiiicii Hum AUCUIDOr sight seeing trips Voight saw the and Ellchorn responded to the cmer PrnRrl frftm lanrHrnv fiAlsl n wHA nnii i tn gency call put In shortly after the blaze started at 2 a m The Audubon department first to u jnu fvuuuuuii uupiirimenr urst tc Mitchell had between 25 and 50 a clam in a nearby creek in order to obtain water Tho damaet waa not estimated IOWA FORECAST Mostly fair Wednesday night nnd Thursday slightly warmer Thursday in extreme east por tion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures foi the 21hour period ending at oclock a m Wednesday Wnrmnst Tuesday 70 Coolest in Night At A M Wednesday 77 Kainfall None ;