Mason City Globe Gazette, August 14, 1929

Mason City Globe Gazette

August 14, 1929

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 14, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowa 9s Edited for tu ANDMASONlTT XXXV raVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRKSS UEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON H O M E El PY ASSOCIATED PRKSS UEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WFnXTffQD A V A TTnTTQaTTT tnnn 2C JUWA WiJJJMijbDAY AUGUST 14 1929 UNITED SRESSAND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL NEW MEXICAN TOWN IS SWEPT AWAY BY thi of j the not 1 Hundreds of Head of Livestock Lost as Stream Overflows BULLETIN SANTA FE N Mcv Aug 34 levee at San Mar eta N broke this morn ing and as the flood waters of Iho Rio Grande raced thru the gup all of the buildings in Sail niarcial with the exception of the Havey hotel and the Santa Fo depot were swept away A LBUQURQUE N Mex Aug village of San Aca cia had been swept away and San Marcial another small town was inundated and in danger of being wiped out by flood waters from the Rio Puerco river today Hundreds of head of livestock were drowned to and property damage was esti U mated at No loss of human j life was reported Swollen by heavy rains tha Rio Puerco went out of Us batiks late i yesterday The waters descended u upon the two villages crumbling houses and business buildings in San Acacia which were of adobe construction Inhabitants Flee The population of each town es timated at 200 persons fled to high 1 er ground afoot or left the district on special trains workers were piling Raids New Orleans Council Guards Against Riots Anarchy Over Jit ney 0 r d e r Must Cease Says Mayor NEW ORLEANS Aug 14 commission council today prepared to carry out its mandate against a repitition of yesterdays violence in the street car strike during which city commissioners were mobbed In the council chamber four persons felled with bul lets and street cars stored T Semntes WaJmsley acting may or has declared anarchy must cease Placing responsibility for the riots upon the inspiration of irresponsible demagogues and firebrands in the community the council ordered the police force augmented and invoked strict enforcement of the city ordinance practically banning jitney transportation compet ing with the street cars Tha latter is effective at noon to morow As the police department threw dozens of extra men into the ranks today and placed a guard about the city hall the council and the courts began a searching investigation of mob rule with promise of rigid pros ecution of the guilty A statement issued by E J Foster chairman and the other members of the executive com mittee of organized labor re pudiated the riotous acts atSan Marcial low the level of the river bed to prevent more water entering the town j Adobe houses there had begun to Crumble today s f The Rio Grande was level with J J the levee and was reported to be rising Should the water go over the levee in any large amount or the levee break the town would be t destroyed The state health depart ment which lacked funds for relief work was under orders of Gov Robert Dillon to send all available men and supplies into the flood dis i trict to aid the victims An appeal i for aid wag made to the American Cross Storms Damage Crops NEW YORK Aug 14 rain and lightning sweeping thru three eastern states left a trail of TUKN TO PAGE 5 COLTJMN 3 a R MERCURY GOES INTO NOSE DIVE plowa Shivering as Tempera ture Readings Drop From 90Degree Mark DES MOINES Aug 14 Seel Iowa nearly shivered this morning W The 90 degree readings that had prevailed earlier in the week were replaced today by temperatures m the low 60s At Des Moines 53 was the lorn point one degree above the low Hoover and Aids Discuss Probable Slash in Navy and Civilian Offi i point of the I June 25 summer registered The weather bureau predicted the cool weather would last thruout tho day at least AUNT HEX By Robert QuiUen I read about wives hungerin for affection but its like anything else If you dont get it you crave it but you get tired of it if its too regular GRAVE MIGHT GIVE UP CLEW N MURDER CASE Rumor Place Con tains Bones of Charred Goat QCILLA Ga Aug 14 tents of a modest South Caro lina grave with a headstone bearing the name of one of three men in dicted yesterday for murder today were ordered exhumed by Solicitor General R S Foy in his effort to connect the men definitely with what he described as an Insurance murder plot Sheriff W C Tyler said action ot the solicitor followed general talk that the grave held only the charred bones of a goat Thru ex amination the state will attempt to prove that in the grave in real ty is burled Harry Loving Hunting ton WVa youth allegedly the In surarice plot victim Three Charged With Slaying Harry K Sligh Irwln countj farmer whose name is inscribed on he headstone and who dlaappearec after the burning of hia home two years ago and who was located sev era months later followingfutile efforts to collect insuranc on his life and two brothers Jamo and Aubry Hoover were chargei formally with slaying Loving The state contends Loving anc the Hoover brothers spent the nigh at Slighs home near herein Sep tember 1927 and the night follow ing Loving was killed and his bodj burned in Sligh1 s home Sligh disappeared and Immediate ly efforts were begun to collect tht insurance The charred bones of Loving later were buried in Seneca S Car and were said to be those of Sligh who subsequently waa lo cated in California and upon re turn here was indicted for arson Freed of Arson Charge He was acquitted upon the plea that a man who spent the night vr rv4iv ajjcui iuc JJJglJL at his home attempted to rob him ind during the struggle they over turned a kerosene lamp setting fire to the house He saidhis memory lapsed and he knew nothing until he came to in California The case thenwas dropped until Covings motherwrote Sheriff Ty ler asking him to locate her missing last heard from at Fitzgerald Ga not far from Slighs home In vestigation that led to the present action was then started owa Tax Commission Ready to Return Home DES MOINES Aug 14 UEVThs owa legislative committee on tax ation and revenue was prepared to eturn to Des Moincs today after a wo day survey of the tax systems n Nebraska and Kansas Yesterday at Topeka the members conferred with Kansas officials on income axes Intangible taxes methods of tssesing property for taxationand eperal and special taxes cials Considering Negotiations WASHINGTON Aug 14 The conference at the white house today between President Hoover Secretary Stimson Secretary Adams Under Secretary of State Cotton and members the naval boarfll question of naval limitations with both the technical points of the disarmament prpblem After tie white house gathering Stimson said the naval negotiations had reached the point where it was desirable to have a conference be tween the experts and the civilian members of the government who are dealing with the subject The civilian officials are keeping in close touch with the naval ad visor the secretary asserted and were desirous of their cordial and friendly cooperation in the naval problem The conference he continued was to make sure that no differences in their points of view might become vital adding he knew of none at this time In reply to questions regarding the part which tho naval experts will play in the limitation discus sions Stimson said they would be given full consideration Stimson said the conference was Informal and was not called to dis cuss any crisis arising in the naval limitations question but that the correspondence on the negotiations between Ambassador Dawes and PrimpMinister MacDonald of Eng land was considered Tokyo Next Stop on Dirigibles World Flight Photo tm o iiuuuru mo wrat when the air ship arrives at Tokyo attcr the second leg of Its flight as traced on tho map below Upper left The ship at its hangar in Frledrlchshaten Germany Tho Grat is duo to start late Wednesday JllgllL 1 I j i I LAWYER BLAMES GIRL IN CASE Miss Hix Responsible for Love Affair of Snook Says Defense COURTROOM COLUMBUS Ohio Aug 14 for the threayear love affair between Dr James H Snook former Ohio state professor and Theora Hix the coed lie killed last June was placed on the shoulders of the girl today by Max Seyfert defense attorney in his closing arguments to the jury Seyfert presented a picture of Miss Hix when she went to work as a stenographer threo years ago in the veterinary building at Ohio state university where she met Dr Snook Jescrtblngher as the moving spirit n the affair that grew up between them Seyfert characterized as a damn able lie the states contention that 3r Snooks confession was volun tary and represented the v former professors story of the killing Dr Snook asked them to ixplain the four degrees of homicide why ahauia he pick out the highest charge the only one that would Zeppelin Is All Set For Tokyo BULLETIN FRIEDRICHSKAFEN Gcr manj Aug 14 Hugo Eckcncr today set tho time for departure ol tho Graf ZeppeliiT on the second leg of Its round the world flight sit a m Thursday p m Wednes day E S T The passengers were orderert to enter tho gondola at 4 oclock tomorrow morning URIEDRICHSHAFEN Germany Aug 14 Hugo Eckener master of the Graf Zeppelin told newspapermen today he hoped to get the Graf Zeppelin off the ground and started on its trip to Tokyo Japan second lap of its round the world tour before 5 a m tomorrow morning 10 p m Wednesday C S end him to the electric chair Uorney demanded the Seyfert started his argument the econd for the defense after New on Tracy the alternate juror had aken the place in the jury box of 7 F Butche who suffered a sud en stomach illness last night A hysician who examined Butche aid he could not serve until late In he day at the earliest and after greement of counsel Judge Henry That will be plenty of time he said It was necessary to start for America earlier because I had to run a race with a gale approaching from Ireland at 5 a m The wind which usually blows across Lake Con stance from thenorth has died down low Pressure Area Weather reports received during he night elated both Zeppelin com mander and crew It looks like good weather ahead Captain Hans Von Schiller said There Is a low pressure area ever the Taijnur pen insula which is almost stationary TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 1 DEATH TOLL IN CRASH MOUNTS Another Girl Dies as Result 4 of Auto Collision With Truck SHENANDOAH Aug 14 The death toll in an auto accident nearjClarlnda Monday involving a group Shenandoah Sunday school students stood at three today fol lowing the death of Colleen Gallup 16 in a local hospital last night The two others Louise Moore and Ona Mullison died shortly after the crash of an auto driven by Miss Gallup into a truck A double fun eral ceremony will mark the last rites for Miss Moore and Miss Mul lison inseparable friends and next door neighbors here Gives Talk on Holy KIESTER Minn Aug J F D Meighen gave a talk on his recent trip to Europe and the holy land here Tuesday evening in the citx DarJc PANTAGES HAS DISAPPEARED States Star Witness in As sault Case Cannot Be Found LOS ANGELES Cal Aug 14 Attorney Huron Fitts disclosed today that William Jobel man publicity agent for Alexander Pantages had disappeared on the ve of the theater magnates pre iminary hearing on charges of criminally attacking 17 year old Eunice Pringle a dancer in his of fice last Friday The state had counted upon Job elman as a star witness in the pre iminary hearing scheduled for today Three other witnesses as a resun f Jobclmang disappearance were aken from their homes lasl night and placed in custody of denutv heriffs They were W C Hale W L Gordon and Fred Wise who told police they heard Miss Pringles screams and ran to the door of antages private suite of offices in time to see the young woman stag ger out A woman attracts leas attention after she is married A man after marriage attracts no attention at Courant Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Aug Biggest news in the papers today was that Colonel Lindbergh had won the horse shoe pitching contest out in the Black Hills of Virginia at Camp Hoover Whats the mat ter with this country when an aviator can walk off with a horseshoe pitch ing test Is there no limit to this mans cleverness Cal If o rnia morning papers WILL J0GEff are all starting subscriptions for relief for earthquake victims in New York and Pennsylvania Senator Fletcher of Florida had had the best and most sensible that is for a Speaking of the fruit fly process whereby you freeze him to death before allowing the fruit to ba shipped he said Ninety per centNew Yorkers would rather cat a live fly than they would a dead one Youra WILL ROGERS Beauties to Be on Parade CLEAR LAKE Aug ing beauties of Northern Iowa will again go on parade in an effort to settle the championship of Iowa at the Clear Lake Water Carnival and Atwater Kent Radio Bathing Beauty Contest Aug 2321 Great interest has heen manifest n the contest according to L P Courshon of Mason City who Is sponsoring the contest and a record ist of entries is expected Heading he list to date is Miss Edythe Krop nan of Mason City winner of the ast contest held at Clear Lake Program of Water Sports A great program of water sports las been arranged headed by a match between swimming teams irom Boone Esthervllle and Clear jake Boone champions of the cen tral Iowa conference last year Is sending a strong team in an effort to cop the GlobeGazette trophy which will be awarded the winner of the senior relay race Diving exhi bitions canoe tilting contests bat tle royals on rafts and competitive events will complete the list The Venetian water parade each night of the carnival will consist of more than 100 floats representing gondolas Eskimo Kayaks Old Iron sides the Monitor and Merrimac Roman galleys Mississippi river show boats and many other models representing every type craft known The winnerof each days beauty contest will occupy a posi tion of honor in the parade and the band will furnish music on the trip around the lake Open Race Program Kvert Hud Weeks of Des Molnes will open the program of boat races with a dash up a greased incline in his motor boat to a height of 15 feet and off into the lake Boat races for all classes of boats are on the program with a freefor all open to any contestant closing the final day and settling the cham pionship of the lake Completing the twoday program are two baseball games at Bayside where the Bayside Cubs will enter tain two of the best clubs in north ern Iowa The Clear Lake profes sional band will furnish music for the parade and in tha park where a program of free acts and speeches will be presented night following1 a secret conf erene of federal forces at South Bend yes terday afternoon So swiftly did the agents strike tnat most of those arrestedwere taken in the cabarets speakeasies and saloons where they worked Mayor Hale and Chief Regan were charged with conspiracy and i similar charge was made against Sudovich who was found in the cab iret he operates In many places he agents found girls acting as barmaids and they were sent TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 1 US Officers Mop UpWet Hoosier Area Wholesale Arrests Made by Federal Agents of Liquor TTAMMOND Ind 14 m Girls of school age a mayor a police chief and men and operators of scores of speakeasies were among the 200 persons ar rested last night and early today as federal prohibition agents mopped up what they termed the Calumet district liquor and vice ring By 1 oclock this morning 165 persons had been arrested in East Chicago and Indiana harbor the two cities against which the agents concentrated their drive As rapidly as the prisoners could be taken to Crown Point for arraignment be fore a United States commissioner the 250 raiders returned to the roundup which they said would not ba completed until approximately 300 arrests had been made Mayor Is Arrested Mayor Raleigh P Hale of East Chicago and his chief of police James E Regan were among the first arrested Nick Sudovich cata loged as a lieutenant of Scarface Al Capone and as one of the heads of liquor traffic in the Calumet district also was seized Federal authorities believe Capone ttow in a Philadelphia jail la the actual head of the alleged liquor and vice BODY OF GIRL IS FOUND BOUND IN GUNNYSACK Middle Aged Man Be lieved to Be Moron Sought MINNEAPOLIS Aug 14 il Believed to have been attacked and slain by a moron the body a 12 year old girl identified an Dor othy Aune by her parents was found wrapped in gunnysacks In a street in South Minneapolis today 12 hours after the child had disappeared from her home Altho the wrappings that con cealed the body were not removed completely pending arrival of coroner the parents Mr and Mrs Andrew Aune were positive in their Identification Clothing visible thru the burlap corresponded exactly with that worn by their daughter when she disappeared yesterday af ternoon they said Strangled By Moron The manner in which tha child met death was not determined def initely but Capt Einar Jonassen oj ihe Minneapolis department said ha believed she had been attacked and by a moron Police began a search for a mid dle aged man who had been seen n the neighborhood oE the Aune home the past few days making advances to girls In the absence of Dr Gilbert Sea shore coroner Dr C A Hobbs de puty coroner waa summoned arid covered tho body one wrapped Land of the Soviets Makes Forced Landing Near Siberian Town MOSCOW Aug 14 light of the Russian military plane Land of the Soviets from MOS ow toward New York has ended in a forced landing 170 miles from rkutsk Siberia There was no in ormation as to whether they would e able to continue their flight Tass official news agency said hat the plane had come down in n uninhabited region after taking1 ff from Krasnoyarsk Sunday crnoon Steps were taken to estab sh connection with the pilot Se mon Shestakov to determine vhether he required assisance to nable him to go on From Krasnoyarsk to Irkutsk ear Lake Baikal is about tiOO miles and the aviators had hoped to each Chita 400 miles beyond Up o the time of the forced landing be plane had covered 3726 miles n 36 flying hours TORN TO PAGE 6 COLUMN 3 Single Block in Wisconsin Town Is Destroyed by Fire GAY MILLS Wis Aug 14 Fire today caused a loss of nearly 5100000 to five business houses In a single block here SLAYERS OF U S AGENT KNOWN Arrests Expected Hourly in Murder of Officer in Arizona PHOENIX Ariz Aug 14 Arrests were expected hourly today s federal and municipal officers ontmued their Investigation into he murder of Paul E Reynolds de artment of justice agent whose body shot m the heart was found Monday in an irrigation canal near here Officers have discovered a wit ness who said he had heard the shot fired that killed Reynolds and tha alleged murderers talk They also have located the scene of the crime and obtained a statement from the district attorneys stenographer with whom the agent had left his portfolio and commission that ho had said he was going to a dance where he expected to round up a couple of hard boiled follows Phoenix police asserted they had es tablished the identity of the slayers RUNNERS LAND LIQUOR CARGO Patrol Boat Crew Leaves for Gas and Contraband Is Unloaded DETROIT Aug M broke thru the prohibition Jlockade in the Detroit river ye erday morning because the crew of a patrol boat disobeyed orders Walter S Petty acting collector ot customs announced today Rivermen watched the unloading of a cargo of liquor at the footht Vayne street yesterday Jess than 10 minutes after a customs border patrol craft had passed down the In the direction of the base he contraband was loaded into iiitomobiles and driven away they said Petty said the customs boat left ts position to take on supplies of rasoline and oil at the base con trary to orders He said the crew ex plained that there were no boats in sight at the time and they accord ingly made for the base a short distance Wea IOWA FORECAST Fair Wednesday niglit and probably Thursday rising tem perature Thursday and in west portion lato Wednesday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Warmest Tuesday 80 Coolest In Night flS At 8 A M Wednesday 57 When the wind takes a turn into the northwest there is an almost instantaneous crop of the mercury in these parts This was demon strated Tuesday when the temper ature fell from a maximum of 80 to 53 in the night Wednesday fore noon the mercury hovered about the 60 mark for the wind from the northwest persisted There was a touch of autumn about the weather ;