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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 28, 1929, Mason City, Iowa                                Edited for the Home HOME EDITION VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITYIOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 28 1929 UNITED PRESSD INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPUMENTAL sBBviiaNO 43 Mauretania Rammed by TUG TOWS GIANT Car Outside N Y Harbor LINER TO PORT TO REPAIR BOW Captain Blames Float for Interruption of Voyage NEW YORK Nov 28 Be cause of a collision with a car float which hole In her bow the tran Atlantic voyage of the giant Cunard steamship Maure tania was interrupted today From the quarantine station at the harbor entrance she put back for JLaepier 10 miles awayvRepre sentatlves of the line expressed hope that repairs could be made quickly Capt G McNeil of the Maure tanla ina report tOr the marine po lice said the float struck the liner ontheiport side making a hole four and 10 feet long 36 feet float which he said LfMIel to him the right of way sild with ona blast and it had replied rwith two One blast indicates a desire of a ship to pass to port two to star board Float Was Severed The collision occurred off Robblns reef shortly after the liner had passed the Statue oflSberty The float owned by the New York New Haven and Hartford railroad and carrying 10 freightcars towed by a tug was cut in two by the im pact hurling three of the cars into the water The float clung to the Mauie tanla 17 minutes after the collision The liner was1 stopped at quaran tine nearby for an examination TURN TO PAGE 22 COLUMN 3 California Town in Darkness Because of Smoke and Fog EUREKA Gal Nov 2s Residents of Eureka today were hop ing for relief from darkness which has paralyzed traffic for 10 days The thickest blanket of fog in the memory of the oldest inhabitant mixed with dense smoke from foresl fires In this vicinity has recderec lighting so ineffective that automo biles have been abandonedfor night use IOWAFORECAST Mostly cloudy Thursday snow probable colder Friday and in west portion Thursday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thanksgiving morning Warmest Wednesday Coldest mNight 13 At 8 AM Thursday 16 Precipitation 12 Snowfall 1Inch Thursday ran true to form from the standpoint of weather It was a typicallate November day and It vfcta a typical Thanksgiving chilly snowy cloudy dark Wednes day was marked by the extremely heavy windout of the northwest that struck all of a sudden and sent the mercury tumbling from 40 de grees to 13 degrees The day brot rain sleet and snow AFTERRECORD Elinor Smith above New York and Bobby Trout tos Angeles who are In thesecond day of an attempt to lower the worlds endurance flight otd Twice In recent clays the flyers woreforced down be cause of inability to make fuel contact 2 GIRl FLYERS IN SECOND DAY OF RECORD HOP Elinor Smith and Bobby Trout After Endur ance Mark METROPOLITAN AIRPORT LOS ANGELES Nov 28 Once more aloft in quest of world endurance refueling flight honors two young women planned to eat their Thanksgiving dinner 1500 feet above San Fernando valley today Taking their 300 horse power bi plane aloft at a m yesterday the girls Elinor Smith of New York and Bobbie Trout of Los Angelca entered their second day of flight his morning The two achieved two successful refueling contacts before dark Other refuellngs were ar ranged to keep them in the air while they consume turkey dinner The last previous record attempt of the two youthful flyers which started 3ast Monday ended in the early hours of Tuesday after they had been in the air slightly more than 18 hours when their fuel tanks ran dry and they were un able to make contact with their nurse plane in the dark Up to this mopning the girls had taken aboard 505 gallons of gaso line including 240 gallons In the tanks when they rose from the field This is a heavier load than j they carried before The increased amount of fuel was TURN TO PAGE 22 COLUMN 2 COLORADO RIOT IS BLAMED ON KLAN IN PRISON Warden Says Organiza tion Prevents Strict Discipline DENVER ColoNov 28 closure of the of m organized Ku Klux Klan group within the walls of the Colorado penitentiary with both guard and convict members presented a new angle today in the investigation of he muting at the penitentiary Oct 3 in which 13 Jives were lost The revelation was made by Thomas J Tynan for 16 years war den of trie prison in testimony be fore Gov William H Adams spe cial commissioninvestigating the riot He testified that plotting of the klan against the prison admin disciplineT Met With Klan Lack of proper discipline trace able to this organization was re sponsible for the outbreak of lasl month during which a handful ol convicts barricaded in a cellhouse held the entire law enforcement ma chinery of the stateat bay for more than 18 hours the former warden asserted Tynan x charged that a former governor negotiated with Klan of ficials in an effort to oust Tynan as warden He timed that attemp during the administration of Gov William E Sweet In his testimony however he did not mention Sweets name Is Political Maneuver In order to get me iri bad Tynan told the commission he th governor met secretly with the Klan As a result of these confer ences charges were preferred against me Tynan testified that the late Rev Fred GArnold one time head o the Klan in Colorado organized th branch in the penitentiary He fur ther charged the organization of th Klan inside the penitentiary was E political manuever and had a last ing effect in the administration o prison affairs After making his charges of Klai machinations Tynan urged th TURN TO PAGE 22 COLUMN 1 FORMER DOCTOR ASOSAGEDEAD Prof C S Chase Long o Iowas Medical Staff Once North Iowan OSAGE Nov yestci day of Dr Charles Sumner Chas 76 yetrs old at Iowa City has bee learred about with special interef here because Dr Chase practice medicine here before joining th Universitys faculty tin 1892 Death which came suddenly an without warning was attributed I a cerebral hemorrhage Only th previous day he had been up an ubout the campus Dr Chase known on the campv as Daddy received his bachclo of science degree at Ames in His medical degree was received a Rush Medical collegeand his M A from Iowa He practiced at Water loo as well as here for a time be fore joining the medical faculty H headed the school system at Bhnn andoah between 1876 and 1879 It whs in1920 that Dr Chase re tired having completed 38 years o service Since that time he ha been engaged in extension divisio work Surviving the professor are aw dow two sons and two daughters Dr Sumner Chase of Fort Dodg is onn of the sons FOR THESE BLESSINGS LET US BE THANKFUL PresidentElect of Mexico Will Go to for Rest MEXICO CITY Nov 28 PresidentElect Pascual Ortiz Rubio expects to leave Mexico City Satur day night on his visitto the United States altho he may be delayed un til Monday awaiting return here of President Portes GllHe will go di rect to Rochester Minn to rest at the Mayo clinic there remaining about a month From Rochester he will go to New York and thence to Washington where hewill pay his respects to President Hoover MUKDEN AGREES TO TERMS FOR ENDING ATTACK Soviets Demand tion of Status Quo YOAKUM NOTED RAIL EXECUTIVE IS DEAD IN tU Built Railroad Lines i West arid SoutJi WESTERNERS PAY Huge Haul Is WARREN TRIBUTE Made in Raid in Ghickasaw Special Guard of Honor to Watch Over Body in Capitol CHEYENNE Wyo Nov 28 Thanksgiving In the Wyoming cap ital today became a day of mourn ing as westerners united in their ast respects to Senator Francis E Warren late dean of the United States senate Bronzed cattlemen pioneers of the old westinevery walk of life high state officials and the com mon folk pf the plains gathered to pass before the coffin The milltury trom Fort D A Russell the hugearmy encampment near Cheyenne called by Wyoming ites a monument to Senator War ren had a prominent place in the tribute Brig Gen Charles E Rowlarici commandant named 10 enlisted men to act as active pallbearers and a guard of honor picked from the enlisted personnel of the fort was selected to guard the body as It lay in state at the capitol Italian Freighter Sinks Off Pensacola PENSACOLA Fla Nov 28 freighter Escambia of 1791000 feet of Italian with a cargo lumber rested easily at the bottom of Pensacola bay today as plans to raise her were being worked out The Escambia sank in 32 feet of water last night 30 minutes after she had listed sharply when part ol the cargo on the upper deck shifted NEW HAMPTON Nov Bonds are being arranged by William Brown Nicholas Karthriser and Ben Kramer who were arraigned before a justice ol the peace here Wednes foil owing three raids netting onestill 150 gallons of mash and a quantity of alleged alcohol wine and beer The raids were conducted by Chickasaw county Sheriff Upham andfederal agents under the direc tion of Deputy Administrator George C Parsons Following tlio raids William Brown and Nicholas Karthriser farmers near New Hampton were charged with manufacture of intoxi cating liquor and Ben Kramer New Hampton was charged with main taining a liquor nuisance They ap peared before a justice of the peace Wednesday afternoon and were re leased under bonds The raiding forces went to the William Brown farm nine miles west of New Hampton where they seized a small still and a 50 gallon vat of mash Both the still and the mash were found byofficers with out much difficulty In the house At the Nicholas Karthriser farm near New Hampton officers seizet two 60 gallon vats of mash They searched thoroly for a still but were unable to find one They had reason they state to think that the stil might have been placed somewhere on neighbors land but a search foi it proved fruitless He was charged with manufacture of intoxicating II quor The raiding forces also visitec Ihe Nate Kramer junk yard in New TIampton whore they seized a quan tlty of wine alcohol and beer BLAME SCHOOL ROW FOR DEATH DirectorTeacher Killed in Argument Over Pro gram Date CARRIER MILLS 111 Nov 28 and unhappiness sup planted the spirit of the holiday in two Carrier Mills homes the aftermath over an argumen over when to hold a school Thanks giving program Leslie Lightfodt 33 school dis trict director and teacher was deac and Dwlght Organ 26 teacher wa held in the Saline county jail at Harrlaburg charged with1 slaying Lightfoot Lightfoot and two other directors of the school district decided the Thanksgiving program should be given Friday Mrs Light foot was asked to convey this de cision to Organ Organ discredited the message from Lightfoot and called a meeting of the school district directors in a cafe Tuesday night At the meeting Lightfoot is said to have asked Or gan why he questioned the message an argument followed In which Lightfoot witnesses said struck Organ who In turn drew a revolver and fired twice into Lightfoofs body NEW YORK Nov 28 Ben jamln Franklin Yoakum 70 a farm ers boy who became arailroad mag nate and developed transportation for vast areas of the west an southwest died at his Fifth avenu home at He suffered a severe heart attack ast Monday and failed to rally from complications that followed Altho retired fromactive rallroa management at the time of hi death he was a director of the sea joard air line the St Louis and Sai Trancisco railway the Wester ower corporation and chairman o he board of the Empire Bond an Mortgage corporation New York He was born on a farm In Lime stone county Texas and his am jition from boyhood was to bull railroads He started as a freigh clerk in Southern Pacific office at Houston and later became rodrimn in construction of the inter national and Great Northern ral road from Jacksonville to Palestine Texas Having served his apprenticeship he entered the executive end and b TURN TO PAGE 22 COLUMN I Along Li Two Youths Held at Dubuque for Robbery DTJBUQUE Nov 28 Johnson and Kenneth Gitchel Rock ford 111 youths were being held here today for questioning in con nection with a holdup at Rockford last Saturday in which one of the bandits was wounded in the leg Attention was attracted to the pair when they were repairing their automobile here and Johnson com plained ofa bullet wound in his right leg hurting him Questioned after their arrest yes terday the youths admitted steal ing a car in Rockford but denied any connection with the holdup They said Johnson received his wound in a fight in a Beloit Wis roadhouse Saturday night me IflOSCOW Nov 28 government announcement ay said the Manchurion provincial overnment at Mukden had capitu ated to demands of soviet Russia or reestablishment of the status uo on the Chinese Eastern rail vay The capitulation the soviet an nouncement said was a ite to opening of negotiations for ieacefr1 settlement of the rersy which has led to soviet punl ive military measures ineastern Manchuria Managers Ordered Back Maxim Litvinoff who is actini as commissar for foreign affairs forwarded to the Mukden govern raent a telegram recommendingM Emshanovs reinstatement ass rriati ager Qfthe railroad Jsmont ias assistant managers ran s V Simanovsky foreign office agentat Khabarovsk was named official diplomatic representative to con f duct lurther negotiations with Mukden The Russian terms obligated the provincial government first to re store the situation of the railroad Jccoiding1 to the PekingMukden agreement of 1924 second immedi ate reinstatement of the manager and assistant manager of the rail way and third immediate release of all soviet citizens arrested In connection with the dispute Still Seek Intervention LONDON Nov 28 official announcement at Moscow said the Manchurian provincial gov ernment had agreed to terms of So viet Russia for solving the crisis growing out of seizure of the Chi nese Eastern railway dispatches from other European capitals told of appeals by the central Chinesa government at Nanking to end the soviet invasion of Chinese territory Ac Paris the Chinese minister asked Foreign Minister Aristida Briaud what the powers intended to do concerning the Russian offen sive on the Manchurian frontier He said the Chinese ministers to all countries signatory to the Kellogg BriaiHl antiwar pact had asked si milar questions To Make Formal Appeal A Berlin dispatch said the Chi nese minister there had received in tractions from Nanking to mako ormal appeal to the league ofna ibns for intervention with avview o ceding the state of war with tussia It was Indicated a formal appeal would be expedited to Genc today or tomorrow Tokyo dispatches said an Amerl anproposal suggesting some form TURN TO PAGE 22 COLUIVINS Famous Omaha Eye Surgeon Drops Dead OMAHA NovT 28 Har old Glfford 71 Internationally known eye surgeon dropped dead at his home this morning Death was attributed to heart trouble su perinduced by pleurisy UPPER IOWA NEEDS Campaign for Funds Is Pro grossing Says President FAYETTE Nov J W DIckman has announced tha had been raised towards th Upper Iowa University campaign A total of must be obtainct In the vmpaign by June 20 accord ing to the president According t these figures remains to b pledged If the campaign fails t reach this specified mark by Jun 20 all pledges will be automatical canceled according to a order of th hoard trustees AUNT HET By Robert Quillen If Jane would use a lit tle more common sense in raisin her boys she wouldnt have to ask the congregation to pray for em   

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