Mason City Globe Gazette, August 28, 1929 : Front Page

Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette August 28, 1929

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 28, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY VOL XXXVETVE CENTS PER COPY J MASON GITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 281829 HOME EDITION a ALUjUfiTZa iyzy UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL MOTHER P GIRL DIE FROM GAS Graf Zeppelin Speeds Over Iowa on Way to Chicago WAPELLOGETS OF ZIP MNGEAST Giant Liner Crosses River at Davenport Seeks to Make Up Time BULLETIN DAVENPORT Aug 28 Tho Graf Zeppelin passed over the TriClties at 2 OS p m tak ing a northeast coarse TW9 WS sWp wasi followed by 1airplanes as she Hew low over the city while factory i whistles and those of river cralt greeted her BULLETIN VAPBUjOi 28 The Graf Zeppelin passed from sight of Wapellp at p m headed north by cast Tho Zep pelin was then about six miles south of the city Tho crafts Directionmade It probable that Muscattne would be in the lino of flight V 1 BULLETIN CHICAGO Aug j railroad officials reported that agent at i MorningSun Iova sighted tho overthat i xtoTrn onit8 way to at CITY Aug 28 eastward on the final its earthgirdling journey the Graf Zeppelih passed over Kansas City sliorUy before 10 a m C S T and headed for Chicago After circling the city for 11 min while virtually the entire popu lationturned out to gaze with awe at the giant air visitor the dirigible headed northeast and disappeared into the lowhanging clouds Apparently Capt Hugo Eckener commander of the Graf Zeppelin a course direct for Chicago which would carry the ship north cast thru Missouri across part of Iowa and into mino Is Germany Can Make No Further Cut Says Envoy Stresemann Maintains His Country Has Gone the Limit in Giving In to Creditor Nations Origin at Flans Changed Original plans had called for a flight directly across Missouri by Tvayof Jefferson City and St Louis Efforts to get in touch with the Graf Zeppelin by radiohere to ob tain1 definite information on toe route were unsuccessful Reports after the Graf Zeppelin departed from Kansas City con firmed the belief that Captain Eck ener was steering in a beeline for Chicago in an effort to make up time lost In the passage from Los Angeles to Kansas CIty The was sighted three miles eastof LibertyMo north of here at a m Winds Cut Down Speed KANSAS CITY Aug 28 Slipping thru the clouds in a grim attempt to retrieve time lost dur ing the night over the rugged storm infested mountain area of western Texas the Graf Zeppelin was speeding from the southwest on the last lap of its roun the world cruise Strong headwinds which appa prevailed at ali heights sti TURN TO PAGE 9 COLUMN 2 THE HAGUE Aug 28 tustav Stresemann German foreign minister told the five creditor pow ers today that Germany could not make the Gacrifice demanded of her in the agreement on the Young plan reached last night The foreign ministsr announced the German position at a meeting this morning to consider the agree ment reached last night giving rreat Britain between 70 and 80 pel cent of the demands set forth by Philip Snowden British chancellor of the exchequer This agreement was tentative Germanys acquiesence being rteces aary since it involved Germanys sur render of its share in the surplus of the Dawes plan payments between April and September of this year over the payments called for in the Young plan The chief of the reichs delegation said that the Germans in Paris had gone to the limit of their countrys possibilities when they accepted the schedule of annuities under the Young plan They were now asked to make another sacrifice in order to facilitate an accord among the creditors as to the distribution of reparations money which after all does not concern the German gov ernment He set up a definite claim to a share in the surplus of the Dawes plan payments over the Young an nuities from April to September In the face of this new check to the progress of the conference ana what had promised a complete agreement by compromise it was decided that the German and cred itor expects go over the figures submitted by Dr Stresemann Cleveland Air Race Fans Await Graf Los Angeles Dirigibles to Fly Field 2 Derbies Yet to Land BULLETIN Aug over the national air race headquarters here at p m completing its flight from Lahehurst N J CLEVELAND Ohio Aug 28 UPt of spectators at the lational air races turned from the leet craft of army navy and derby racers to the larger and more awe some liners of the skies today aa the course of the two dirigibles Zeppelin and Los Angeles con above Cleveland airport The Los Angeles largest of the United States navys fleet of light irthanair craft was expected here midafternoon Await Graf Zeppelin The Graf Zeppelin beating its vay eastward on the last lap of a light around the world was await any yet id some time later A reception outdoing een at the races was planned for he arrival of the two giant craft Airplanes of navy detachments vhich have maneuvered and stunted or three days as well as bombers ursuit ships and scout planes of rmy air forces here for the races omblued for a greeting to the Los ngeles with four smaller blimps PEACE IN EAST WINNER OF POWDER PUFF AIR DERBY GREETED BRITISH TROOPS Tribes Gather by Thou sands for March on Jerusalem ERUSALEM Aug 28 lem uprising thruout Palestine and Transjordonia with at endant horrors of fire and sword oomed today as a possibility unless British power in the middle east oud crush quickly the rising spir t of unrest among fanatical tribes The situation already today seemed to have passed far beyond the original dispute between Arabs and Jews over use of the wailing vail and observers generally here ooked to Ibn Saud mighty king 3f the Hedjaz whose ultimate at itude could turn the scales one way ir the other It was considered cer f the Goodyear Tire and Rubber al that facts rapidly being as ompany sembled did not bear out the opti AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen i vi jJCCil JI1 3 eyerie Hkrriet anfjjer six children visit us everV ompany The event broke into a schedule of races for the day which includet arrival of two crosscountry derbies a number of closed course events glider contests a sham battle b army pursuit squadrons and na tional parachute jumping contests Two Derbies on Way Another derby the nonstop dash from Los Angeles figured in the program inasmuch as but one pilot Lee Schoenhair has made the flight Entrants may leave when they wish TnvirWl arriva dur ing the afternoon The two crosscountry ending here today were the Phlla Mrs JxuUo McPhetrldee Thaden of Pittsburgh Pft winner nf the nalioital womens air VreatC J Henderson Glenn Haynes Heads Legion delphia race Cal frorr Oakland ROAD PETITIONS ARE CIRCULATED Allamakee Soon to Vote on Question of Surfacing Roads CALMAR Aug are being circulated in Allamakee coun ty calling for an election to vote on the proposition in bonds to improve the primary road system Allamakee is one of few counties n the state that has not voted pav ngibonds up to this time Its pri marysystem is graded andiptirfaced with crushed rock in corisJaerable part but no concrete has been poured Should the election be called and bonds voted roads whichwould receive first attention would be No 51 from Waukoh to unction with U S No 18 at Post vllle and No Waukon to the Clayton county northof Marquette line three miles mistic tone of official communiques These fixed the dead and wounded In the last five days fighting be tween Jews and Moslem Arabs at 143 and 426 divided as follows Killed 46 Moslems 4 Christians 93 Jews Wounded 188 Moslems 39 Christians 269 Jews Frontier Is Closed Upheavel among the Transjor donian Arabs growing out of the Palestine fighting has become so violent the government has closed the eastern Judeau frontier against possible invasion by sympathetic Nomads but armed Bedouins cross ed the Jordan despite guards on bridges The Beersheba tribes were said lere to be arming and gathering by he thousands for the northward march which gave rise to fear of a clash with British soldiery at Heb TtTON TO PAGE 9 COLUMN Z SHUTTLE PLANE IS HEARING N Y Ira Eakers Ship Refueled Over Cleveland on Cross Country Hop CLEVELAND Ohio Aug 28 Capt Ira Eaker in the endurance plane Shuttle which is makmg a nonstop endurance flight from Jakland Cal was refueled In air here at noon today and continued on to New York purpose of the flight is to determineithe tea slbiljly of refueling in air forXair mail planes and the postoffice lartment is cooperating in the flight with tho Boeing Aircraft company LOCAL DRUMMERS IN FOURTH PLAGE ClausenWorden Drum and Bugle Corps Given Prize Money The Mason City drum and bugle corps won fourth place and in cash at the state convention of the Legion at Marshalltown it was an nounced Wednesday The drum corps contest was the feature of the evening program Tuesday The Fort Dodge American Le fion drum and bugle corps nurn jering 54 men carried off top hon ors and in prize money Webster City last years cham pion took second place and 5150 prize money and Waterloo received 590 for third The Cedar Rapids boys drum and bugle corps composed of boys less than 14 years old staged an exhibi tion drill In the band contest Ackley was unopposed and collected the S200 cash award Tuesday nights program included a parade of the delegates led by the Ackley band Twenty drum and bugle corps also took part The Mason City organization which was only a half a point bt hind third place received much fa vorable comment from those at tending the convention and even at tracted attention of a West Point man at the meeting Nels Malm president of the drum corps and several members re turned to Mason City Wednesday morning Chicago Endurance Plane Passes Its M 9th Hour in Air CHICAGO Aug 28 If the first 100 hours are the hardest tha Will endurance plane has passed the most difficult stage of its attempt to establish a new record for sustained flight At oclock this morning it had completed 119 hours in the air The flyers C E SteelnapdV Russell1 Mossman made their ftfrer refueling contact last nigJit Whltteinprn Woman Injured VHITTEMSREJVAug Mrs t ff L 0k Herman Zumach suffereda painful burn while swdeper at her home Thecord ijher hand COMMANDER Glenn fiaynes Des Molnes formerly of Mason City was elected state commander of the American Legion Another of Last Man s Club Is Dead ST PAUL Aug 28 The fanjous Last Mans club organiza tion Civil war veterans has lost another member Only two remain John Goff 86 of St Paul one of the last three members died yes terday at the United States veter ans hospital at Fort Snelling Goff was pledged to a comrade ship that was to be dissolved only by death It was a comradeship be gun by a party of Stillwater Minn youths who joined B company First Minnesota regiment and fought in the battle of BullRun On July 21 1885 or 24 years after they fought their last battle 34 members of the company at Stillwater arid formed the Laat Malls club the last survivor of which was to drink from a bottle of wine as a toast to his departed comrades reposed on the banquet taHle irLeach annual gathering of the1 drgailIatIonTwo years ago Itoweyer with three survivors It was voted todftband the and Sioux City Is to Entertain Next Meeting Buffalo Center Man Elected Vice Commander at Mar shalltown MARSHALLTOWN Aug 28 P Haynes of Des Moines was elected commander of the Iowa de partment of the American legion at the annual meeting here today Sioux City was chosen as the meet ing place for next year Other officers elected are Ray Murray Buffalo Center vice com mander G C Greenwalt Des Moines vice commander Alvin J Pyan Eldora vice commander R J Laird Algona adjutant C A Pankp Spragueville finance offi cer George Robinson Cedar Falls historian Lloyd Ellis Chariton chaplain Emmett ODonnell Coun cil Bluffs master at arms J Ray Murphy Ida Grove national ex ecutive commitleeman and T P Hollwell Fort Madison alternate Fort Dodge and Dubuque also had extended invitations but they did not press their claims ill Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Aug It was a warm sultry night and Dr Eckener of the Zeppelin didnt know jf that still air would raise hlia high enough to get over the mountains a o Los Angeles had a banquet and 20 local towns men spoke They rushed from the dinner to the field and the ship raised so fast thev had to throw KWZ 14 typewriters and two radio an nouncers overboard to get it back to a flying Jevel Dr Eckener and Mr William R Hearst made the best speeches Mrs Hearst Is the Queen Isabella of the voyage By the way this Thadeu that won the ladies derby is from Bentonville and Rogers Ark the same town I dug a high flyer out of 20 years ago She might have flown over Pittsburgh but her wings were sprouted In old Arkansas Give the home town a break Yours WILL ROGERS Mr Haynes formerly lived in Ma son City and engaged in the real estate business prior to his en try into the army service during the World War He attained the rank of major WOMEN DIE IN AUTO ORPHANS BACK IN HOME HERE ound Near Thornton Winnie Winf reed Still Gone THREE girls who left the I O O F home Tuesday morning bent in seeing the world were back in heir beds shortly after 12 oclock Tuesday night much to the relief AW Stubbs superintendent of the iome and their matrons We only wanted to do a little liking and have a little fun the elrls Dorothy Johnson 11 Gladys Smith 12 and Leva Harmon G told he superintendent They had been picked up by George Farrell deputy herlff at Thornton They had walked most of the way o Thornton catching a ride part of he way on a hayrack Reaclung Thornton they were not so sure what their next destination was go ing to be They had heard about hitchhiking and they wanted to try It They were glad enough how ever to return home with the deputy sheriff The girls who left the home about oclock Tuesday morning were not missed until they failed to show up for the noon meal As the afternoon went on without hear ing frBm them county officials were notified andofficers in the out posts of the county put on watch No further Information has been received concerning the disappear ance of Winnie Winfreed 15 year old girl who was last seen with her lover F H Cadle farm laborer Descriptions of the pair have been broadcast from WHO and officers thruout Iowa and southern Minne sota notified to be on the lookout for 1925 model Ford coupe with li cense No 582155 WOMAN TURNS ON JETS AND AWAITS DEATH Found by Son Returning to House at Noon Had Financial Worries MRS EDGAR E WALKER 45 and her 9 year old daughter Jean were found dead overcome by gas In the kitchen of their home 1102 North Hampshire avenue at noon Wednesday The girl dressed in overalls was sitting in the lap of her mother who occupieda small rocking chair near he gas stove Every gas jet In the itove was open Edgar Walker Jr coming home or his noon meal found the front door locked The rear door was un ocked but closed Calling help from neighbors the youth who Is em loyed on road survey by the state lighway commission succeeded in doors and windows open suf Iciently to allow them to enter Tried to Revive Them Police and the fire department and Coroner W E Long were siim noned and efforts made to revive he girl and her mother It was ap parent at once however that they were dead The girl had been dead for hours and the mother for a con siderable time Worries over financial difficul ties are believed to have been tha motive for the suicide The house In whichthe family lived was lost some time ago and other difficul believedto havabeen cause drthfe wonians action Burial JnOthfirtJrai vwjij Mr Walker the husband Is inft Washington where friends said he is engaged in the insurance business Dorothy Walker a daugh ter is employed with a family here while Jens a son is an employe at the Kemble greenhouse While complete arrangements lave not been made for tho funeral it was stated by Edgar Walker that a short service would be held here after which the bodies will be aken to Ottumwa to be buried in the family lot there The Walkers had lived In Mason City since 1920 State Fair Visitors Escape Injury When Plane Is Forced Down DES MOINES Aug 23 state fairgrounds visitors whose lames were not learned escaped in jury today when a midwest avia tion corporation plane in which they were riding made a forced landing near the right of way of the RocJc Island road east of the city On hia way back to the fairgrounds F C Anderson pilot found hia motor stalled and was compelled to land on rough ground The machine was damaged Vacationists Dead When Speeding Northwestern Train Strikes Car BANCROFT Wis Aug 28 W A vacation trip was at a tragic enu today with five Freeport III wo men dead after a crossing crash three miles west of here On from avisit to the Minnesota north woods the women were killed when a North western road gaselectric traini traveling 60 miles an hour smashed into1 their automobile The The Mrsi M Cranston 52 Miss Martha Yjming SOcity school nursevMrs William A Hance 6D Miss Allie wine was opened and jlteacher in Freeport high school for to aljthosewhohad 30yearsandMrs C Fred Kuehner JJSO Tells of Eastern Trip CHARLES CITY Aug Kate Ellis gave an interesting ac count of her recent eastern trip to the Watanye club last evening with especial emphasis on the Berkshire hills and some of the scenery of the New York CatskilJs Miss Mary Korinke was chairman COOP PLAN IS UNSATISFACTORY SubCommittee of Farm Board Reports Back to Legge CoWorkers I CHICAGO Aug 28 sub pofhmlttce appointed yesterday to draft an organization setup forthe farmers national grain cQrpqration reportedfback td thecommlttfKJof 16 cooperatives today with anun jjfttlsfactory plan W H Settle of In jajanapollg chairman of the commit tee announced at noon that the subcommittoe willbe sent back to redraftHhe planlllt expected to reuort again until tomorrow IOWA FORECAST Mostly fair In northwest por tion thundershowers Wednes day afternoon and Wednesday night in cast and south portions Slightly warmer Wednesday night In south central und ex treme cast portions Thursday partly cloudy probably showers in extreme east porltlon LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m Wednesday Warmest Tuesday 82 Coolest in Night 55 At 8 A M Wednesday 63 Rainfall J trace North Iowa farmers jookad1 for jvard Wednesday for a badly needed rain to put the corn over jthe top ;

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Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette

Location: Mason City, Iowa

Issue Date: August 28, 1929

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