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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 3, 1929, Mason City, Iowa                                M m Tc Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home HOME EDITION VOL XXXVFIVE CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 1929 AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICES XTf OQO HARNESS RACES DRAW CROWD CROSSCOUNTRY PLANE CRASHES PILOT MISSING Mechanic Saves Himself by Jumping as Ship Plunges T OS ANGELES Sept 3 telegram was received here to day from Ward Miller mechanic fly ing in the airplane of Maj John Wood indicating theship had crashed and that a hunt was on for the pilot Miller telegraphed that hesaved himself by jumping with a parachute after the plane went into a tailspiu near Needles Cal The telegram said Im in Needles Cal Ship went into a tail spin I jumped and was saved with parachute Trying to find Johnny and plane The telegram wag received by the Lockheed Aircraft company build ers of Woods plane andemploy era of Miller A farft Lockheed ship im mediately was dispatched to Needles The was the first word received by the missing1 ship since it left here early Monday on a non stop flight to Cleveland in con nection with the national air races The telgrammentioned no time Wood was wearing a parachute anil if he could extricate himself from the top ofthecabin quickly enough Jt was regarded as possible thathe might have been saved Needles Ison theeastern border of southern California and Jn a desert and mountain country A landing could be made Charles Man Kills Wife and Himself SIX HURT IN BELMONO WRECK Occupants of Both Cars Are Taken to Belmond for Hospital Care BELMOND Sept head on collision south of Belmond on pri mary highway No 15 late Monday afternoon caused members of two families to be injured A family by the name of Pringle from Des Moines were headed south on Iowa primary No 15 Mr and Mrs Irons of Mason City were driv ing north toward their home Mrs Irons was at the wheel Apparently she lost control of the car in the loose graveSheheaded straight into the Des Moines car causing considerable damage to both cars The Hub Motor company took charge of the two damaged cars AH of the occupants of both cars were taken to the Steel hospital In Belmond to receive treatment for their wounds Mrs Irons suffered cuts and bruises on the head Her husband escaped uninjured Mr and Mrs Pringle and two sons also suffered bruises The youngest boy received a fractured skull Brown a young wan from Clear Lake who was ridingIn the Des Moines car suf fered contusions AH of the people left late Monday afternoon for thei respective homes IOWA FORECAST Increasing cloudiness with probable showers in west por tion Tuesday night and Wed riesday and In the east portion Wednesday Cooler Wednesday and In west and central por tions Tuesday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Warmest Monday 95 Coolest in Night 72 At 8 A M Tuesday 76 It required the North Iowa fair to bring out Mason Citys hottest day of the summer The maximum of 85 degrees was 1 point higher than has been recorded on any day jn 1929 The mercury was sliding up thecolumn rapidly Tuesday morn ing and It looked like another siz zle r Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Sept See where the senate is to start on the tariff bill and Mr Reed Smoot in jected thefirst humorous angle to it by de manding a res olution which would limit the debate to noth ing but the tar iff Ha Ha It will start by discussion for a three per cent ad valorem duty o a imported bird seed Tak ing the affirm attve side be Tom Heflin with a birdseye view of the mistake of allowing the Vatican more territory and a motion to prevent Al Smith from building thehighest build ing in New York Then will be a two weeks discussionon prohibi tion followed by 10 days of Ari zona senators denouncing the Boulder dam and by Christmas you wont know whether the birds got any seed or not Yours WILL ROGERS Britain and U S in Agreement on Slash in Navies Only Three of 20 Points Yet to Be Decided Upon Says MacDonald GENEVA Sept 3 Minister Ramsay MacDonald ad dressing the assembly of the league of nations today announced that Great Britain and the United States have reached an agreement on all but threeof 20 point covered in the negotiations between tax two na tions on question of nava power Great applause greeted the Brit ish labor leaders statement In an impassioned oration MacDonald appealed to all nations to turn their energies to the purpose of peace rather than to preparations Finish Is Near The labor leader expressed belief the agreement would be completed before adjournment of the league assembly The labor premierannounced that Great Britain had decided to sign the optional clauses for adherence to the world court He believed all units of the British commonwealth would do likewise An atmosphere of expectancy per vaded the league assembly when the British labor leader hegan his ad dress The work of the league will go forward and establish the founda tions of world peace and the prob lem of theleague of nations Is the problem of security hesaid Still Castle In Air The pact of peace ia still a castle n the air and the work of the league Is to build up a foundation for it id MacDonald Commenting on the situation In Palestine MacDonald said the trouble was not a racial conflict aetween Jews and Moslems but merely an uprising based on law lessness and disorder Great Britain is the mandate power under the league will investigate and find a remedy to prevent recurrence of the outbreaks he said ALLISON MAN KILLED IN PIT T j e t k e s Receives Broken Neck in Cavein in Gravel Pit ALLISON Tjetkes 40 was instantly kilted yesterday n a gravel cave In in the pit hree and a half miles southwest of lere He received a broken neck Tjetkea is survived by his wife and eight children No funeral arrange ments have been announced SENATE GROUP EXPLAINS ITS TARIFF CHANGES Committee Agrees to In creases in Agricultural Schedules II7ASHINGTON Aug S tailed explanations of tlie changes made in the house tariff bill by republican members of the senate finance committee were set forth in a tentative report issued for publication today by the committee majority Filling SO printed pages the docu ment advocated the proposed sub stitution of domestic for foreign val ues in the computation of ad val orem duties asserted that the meas ure would raise the level of protec tion on agricultural commodities by eleven per cent and going thru the bill by individual schedules gave the committee majoritys reasons for the rates that it has agreed upon Avoid Foreign Inquiries Elmination of all international difficulties in the administration of the tariff law was predicted as a re sult of adopting the proposed method of levying ad valorem duties All necessary investigations the report said would be made with in the United avoiding inquiries countries with their occasionalin ternatlonal disagreements In addi tion it was assertedthat thru the new method present inequalities re sulting from differing production costs in various nations would be avoided The report said that changes Jn the agricultural schedule as com pared with the house bill were the Michigan Governor Guest at White House for Several Days BULLETIN WASHINGTON Sept 3 white house today it was stated that President Hoover had never heard ot any suggestion that Gov Fred W Green ot Michigan would bo appointed secretary of labor to succeed James J Davis who retires March 4 WASHINGTON Sept 3 fred W Green governor of Mich gan arrived today to be the guest of President Hoover at the white aouse He will remain for several days Reports were current that Green might be selected to succeed James J Davis as secretary of labor Davia retires from the cabinet March 4 at the expiration of the one year period which he agreed to serve in the Hoover administration There was however no confirma tion of these reports in official circles Whether labor organizations have agreed to support him for the labor post could not be ascertained James N Doak president of the brotherhood of railway trainmen was mentioned prominently in con nection with the labor portfolio just before the inauguration of President Hoover result duced additional evidence aJ subcommittee hearings and consist principally of adjust ments Substantially the report added the committee had agreed to the considerable increases in rates on agricultural products provided by the house bill entailing an esti mated increase of in rev enue from this schedule and raising the percentage of protection from 23 under the present law to 34 un der the proposed legislation Cocounut Oil Free Explaining its rejection of the plea of farm organizations for a duty of 45 per cent on all vegetable oils the committee majority said TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 2 SEVERAL LOST IN SHIP WRECK Manila Railroad Steamer Founders in Typhoon 9 Persons Rescued MANILA p i sept 3 steamer Mayon owned by the Man ila railroad was reported to have foundered in a typhoon yesterday afternoon off the Pasacao Ragay julf Of the 37 passengers aboard the steamer only nine were reported tc have been saved No mention of members of the crew was contained in brief dis patches received here by railroad officials The provinces of Tayabas Bula can and Pamanga all on the Island of Luzon apparently bore the brunt of the typhoon but no reports from these areas were available because communication lines were down The typhoon missed the main part of Manila passing just north of the city That vicinity experienced strong wind and rain thruout the day reaching a maximum velocity of 60 miles an hour early this after noon Damage was slight however The downpour covered some of the Now they say the Versailles reaty Is a good one after all It mist be when the nations can en orce it with a mere 40 per cent in cease of Re view lower sections water of the city with After striking the Ragay gulf off Pasacao in the southwest part of Luzon the typhoon moved northeasterly direction in J C Lewis Attacks Hammills Labor Stand DES MOINES Sept 3 ernor Hammills attitude toward la bor wag attacked yesterday by J C Lewis president of the Iowa Federation of Labor in an address Ito workmen here President Denies Green Will Be Labor Secretary BEFORE LEAGUE May Substitute AntiWar of American for Cove nant GENEVA Sept 3 great statesmen of the league of nations here for the tenth assembly session are considering a way to supple ment league covenant by the Kel logg pact for the renunciation of war It was reported in league circles today that the British dele gation proposed to recommend study of the league covenant with the idea of bringing it to harmony with the Kellogg pact The problem is to find out whether the covenant can be so amended By weaving in the under lying idea of the Kellogg pact which outlaws aggressive wars without attempting in any way to modify the Kellogg pact itself League leaders are worried over this war gap in the covenant The British in particular are said to wish to expore the whole field to discover whether a way cannot befound to merge the Kellogg pact with the covenant Now that the Kellogg pact has become effective many league leaders expect that the United States altho outside the league would accept the verdict of the league council as to the iden tity of the aggressors in any quar rel Homans Out in Front in Tournament BULLETIN PEBBLE BEACH Cal Sept 3 ho skidded on the nextto the last hole Eugene V Homans of Englowood N J Princeton star shot n IS to day par and the rleaawitK of145for thej 38 hole test of the national amateur golf cham pionship PEBBLE BEACH Cal Sept 3 Homans bespectacled Princeton star from Englewood N J set the early pace for the field today with a 35 one under par for the outgoing nine of the second qualifying round in the national amateur golf championship He scored even par 72 yesterday Gibson Dunlap of Los Angeles leader with a 69 and the cham pion Bobby Jones who finished with 70 yesterday were not sched uled to start until about Pa COUPLE DIED IN SUICIDE PACT POLICE BELIEVE Mrs Schultz Found Shot to Death Husband Dies in Hospital pHARLES CITY Sept 3 With continued failing health making their existence less and less bear able Mr and Mra W C Schultz aged Charles City couple are be lieved to have entered into a sui cide pact in their home here thla morning The body of Mrs Schultz was found in her bed with a bullet wound in her head and her husband was lying on the floor in another room mortally wounded A 32 caliber revolver lying by the mans side gave evidence of the sui cide combine Mr Schultz was rushed to the Cedar Valley hospital where he died about two hours later without regaining consciousness The double tragedy was discover ed by the couples only daughter Mrs Guy Lucian who broke into the house when repeated knocks failed to bring any response Slie notified officers who removed the wounded man to the hospital loors Windows Locked Evidence of the suicide pact tue oryTras to investigating1 officers when they found that all of the doors and win dows in the house had been locked on the Inside The screen doors and even the windows had been secure ly fastened The Schultzes had lived over the Charles City bottling works for a number of years Mr Schultz for merly operated the plant but a few years ago sold out the factory and retired Coroner B J Oakes Marble Rock who was here this morning an nounced that no inquest would be held No arrangements for the funeral services have been announced Zeppelin Nears Home Port May Set New Record Airliner Reported Approach ing Coast of Spain Speed Average Is High By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PURSUING a silent course home since she wirelessed her posi tion at 2 a m C S T at 315 miles due west of Lisbon the Graf Zep pelin was presumably nearing Bor deaux over the Bay of Biscay on a new route to Friedrichshafen wherp safely berthed this SCORE HURT IN TRAIN CRASH Passenger Runs Into Rear End of Freight in Missouri DEXTER Mo Sept 3 score of persons were injured two tooklhVBordeaiix route it she would be afternoon The big dirigible hoping to break her round the world record from Lakehurst to Lakehurst by still bet ter time from Friedrichshafen to Friedrichshafen was then roughly 1300 miles from her home hangar At a speed of 70 miles an hour she would need a little more than IS hours to cover this distance This would bring her to Friedrichshafen about 8 p m C S T To break her record Atlantic crossing however she must have reached Kriedrichs hafen by before p m C S T sriously when a Cotton Belt pas senger train southbound from Sc Louis ploughed into the rear end of a freight train near here early today James Cox of Jonesboro Ark sn gineer on the passenger train and his fireman whose name was not learned were seriously injured and were taken to a hospital in Poplar Bluff The other injured all pass engers on the passenger train wore treated for minor cuts and bruises at the offices of local physicians The freight train railroad men said had been stopped by a block signal and had not had time to send a flagman to the rear end when the passenger train traveling about SO miles an rounded a curve and crashed into the caboose Something ought to be done about this barelegged fad Every day you see men crossing the street nearly killed by Iowa City Press would be the first time weather con ditions permitted her to follow that course which has several times been announced for her An alternative and longer course across Spain and Portugal to Bar celona and up the Rhone valley was available for Capt Ernst Lebmann In command in place of Capt Hugo Eckener From Bordeaux to Friedrichsha fen Is approximately 500 miles or less than seven hours flying time At 2 a m C S T the Graf was rouerhly 800 miles from Bordeaux or a little more than eleven hours fly ing time BOONE MAN SHOOTS WIFE CHILD HIMSELF BOONE Sept 3 despondent over his finances Frank Pestotnik 50 yesterday noon shot and killed his wife and 16 year TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 7 MAY FORECLOSE ON DES MOINES U Schools Property May Be Disposed Of to Take Care of Bonds Tide Thot to Have Washed Flyer Ashore Jnidentified Airman Found on Beach of Small Spanish Town r ISBON Portugal Sept 3 Belief was held here today that hc body of one of the two youthful Swiss flyers missing since August in an attempt to cross the At nntic to New York had been lo cated and buried near here On Friday of last week the body t a fair haired youth clad in a yel ow rubber suit and wearing avia ion goggles was washed up on Ericeira beach The description of lie body fitted either of the two Swiss Oscar Kaeser or Kurt Luescher The body was unidentified in the tirall town where it was picked up and after due legal formalities it was buried in a local cemetery It was not until after interment that news of the discovery reached Lis bon and gave rise to the conviction it was the body oE one of the1 young aviators It was suggested the cloth ng be brot here to have an attempt made to identify it The flyers took off from a beach near here on August 19 hoping to complete a non stop flight to New York They subsequently were seen 170 miles west of Lisbon by a steamship and there was a1 report that they had beenseen over one of the Islands the Azores Noth more was heard of EiEm If the body should develop to be that of one of the two Swiss i mark the first discovery of a body after the mysterious endings to transAtlantic flights from east to which In the last three years have taken a toll of 23livcs inclusive of the two Swiss FOUR ACTS OF VAUDEVILLE ON DAILY PROGRAM ield of Fast Horses Here for North Iowa Fair Bootlegger Says Hes Tired of Paying Officers Liquor Dealer Implicates Los Angeles Policemen in Confession OS ANGELES Sept 3 J Grand jury action was expected lere today upon two reports one By the federal prohibition office and another by a confessed bootlegger naming a large number of Los An geles policemen as members of a shakedown ring exacting tribute from the illicit liquor trade The federal prohibition office re ported that 62 policemen of the metropolitan area ranging from captains down had been named by federal investigators as members of Ihe ring At the same time it was disclosed that Harry D McDonald a boot legger had made a statement to I District Attorney Buron Fitts m DES MOINES Sept 3 25 policemen in the al kiist of cged Operatjon3 McDonald who declared he was tired of the con tinued tribute exacted by the po lice was reported to have charged that the officers instead of turning in the liquor they confiscated in raids sold it to bootleggers from whom they were receiving protec tion money District Attorney Fitts Indicated that hs might lay the matter before the county grand jury today Fed FAIR PROGRAM TUESDAY NIGHT p concert Mason City municipal band p acts Sa villa Trio Argyle Sisters Donahue and LaSalle Pallin gers Bears Winter Garden Revue and fireworks WEDNESDAY p son City municipal baud p races purse with added money purse with added money purse with added money Vaudeville acts Savilla Trio Ar lyle Sisters Donahue and La Salle and Pallingers Bears p son City municipal band p acts Sav illa Trio Argyle Sisters Don ahue and LaSalle Pallingers Bears Winter Garden Revxie and fireworks sibility bond holders of Moines university which was clostid Sunday by the board of trustees will meet this week to consider dis position of the schools property was seen today in a statement oy J Hugo Grimm of StLouis counsel for the Boatmens National bank there which is trustee for the bonj holders Grimm said the mortgage holders probably would decide withina few Newton Man Ends Life NEWTON Sept 3 dency and financial troubles are be lieved to have caused Lloyd Whited 29 factory employe to commit sui cide late last night He a wallowed poison His widow mother and two children 2 and 4 years old survive t ago or to give additional time It was reported here Because of Labor day no records were available yeii terday of the names of the bond holders The Boatmens National bani with Whitaker company of dt Louis was instrumental in the sale of bonds according to Grimm ac cepting the schools financial re sponsibilities when it was taken over by the Baptist Bible Union of North America days whether to foreclose etal officials said they would take of bonds sold to the public a year Mussolini Is Father for Fifth Time Girl Is Named Anna Maria FORLI Italy Sept 3 duce is a father for the fifth time A daughter who will be named Anna Maria was born to Slgnora Mussolini hero today and both mother and baby were reported to doing well no further action in view of Fitts inclination to investigate McDonald who was arrested aft er he had made his statement de clined to furnish bail saying threats had been telephoned to his wife and that he preferred to remain in a cell lather than to be at liberty Fitts placed a guard over his house Villisca Votes Again on Sunday Movie Question VILLISCA Sept 3 For th third time voters here today balloting on repeal of an ordinance forbidding Sunday movies If the vote is favorable Frank Pcnnington of Clarinda has agreed to con struct a 25000 theater Friends Conference Opens OSKALOOSA Sept 3 annual allAmerican conference of Friends opened at Penn college here today nntl will remain in session until next Monday A special rail rond car brot delegates from Phila tlclphin and New York AN excellent field of horses and a rtgroup of vaudeville performers that abil ity at theirdebut Monday attracted an eager crowd in the North Iowa fair grandstand Tuesday afternoon The program opened with a short entertaining concert by the Mason City municipal band following which the vaudeville acts by the Savllla trio Argyle sisters Dona hue and La Salle and Pallingers bears began to thrill the throng be tween each of several fast harness races The midway was again crowded with concessionaires doing a bisr business Booths in the floral hall and manufacturers building were being viewed by a constant stream of visitors while the livestock barns md their usual crowds 25000 on Midway The free admission at the outside ates drew a crowd that must have reached 25000 thruout Monday on the midway The percentage of this crowd in the grandstand however was reported to have been some what disappointing to fair officials The paid admissions for the after noon totaled 1559 and for the eve ning 1389 The harness races Monday after noon were by far the best ever seen on the local track with horses doingthe track in and less Three events the trot the pace and the trot were on the race program Tuesday ftcrnoon These races will be for curses of with added money Six entries are scheduled to go to Ihe pole The pace has 15 en TURN SO PAGE 10 COLUMN 1 Rock Rapids Paper Buys Out Competitor ROCK RAPIDS Sept 3 G Smith and sons publishers of the Rock Rapids Reporter have bought the Rock Rapids Review from Karl W Boll and plan to consolidate the papers AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen Maybe it aint providen tial but the women thats ashamed to weai these short storebought dresses is the kind that know how to make their own   

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