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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 2, 1929, Mason City, Iowa fbvtas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA OKOBOJI BOAT PILOT HOME EDITION UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NQ 256 FREED Azores Islands Keepfflg Watclt for Graf U S Bound SHIP REPORTED MILES OFF SPANISH COAST Dirigible Heading Toward Azores Where Course May Be Changed BULLETIN HORTA ISLAND OF FAY AL Azores Aug 2 Watch for thepossible piassage of the dirigible Graf Zeppelin was maintained hero today but there were no signs of the great air liner at mid afternoon There wns a brilliant sunshine a south wind and light clouds BULLETIN CASABLANCA Morocco Aug 2 German dirig ible Graf Zeppelin reported to the wireless f station hero at p m a m C S T that she was 600 miles west of Gibraltar and that all was well aboard T ONDON Aug 2 Lloyds report fromtheCorunna Spain wireless station said this afternoon the dirigible Graf Zeppelin was out to sea on her way to the Azores well beyond the pillars Hercules and Gibraltar The Corunna wireless station was in corhmunicatibn with the dirigible at 7 a m 1 a m C S T The Zeppelin gave her position as lati tude 36 norm andlongltude 10 west TAO would iputhef about 265 miles Thebig air TJUpentered ontier 3000 mile jour ney across the Atlantic with a cheery salutation of Good weath ergood riiorning to the wireless station at Corunna At the Azores 750 miles distant from the position which the Graf Zeppelin gave Dr Hugo Eckener commander of the dirigible vas to choose between two routes for the American continent The southerly route would take the airship in the general direction of Bermuda which she skirted on her original successful flight to America On the northerly course would head as nearly direct as possible for Lakehurst N J goal of her flight With the better weather which her salutation reported the Graf Zeppelin was apparently picking speed and making netter time FAIRMlfOfFICE ROBBED OF Railroad Man Held Up at Point of Gun in Third Robbery of Office FAIRMONT Minn Aug The Chicago and Northwestern ticket office was robbed of more than 50 here last night at when a man entered and held up W B Story operator and agent at the point of a gun The bandit was aaid to have used oractically the method that was used in two previous holdups of the same office which occurred less than three years ago The man commanded Story to hold up his hands and then pro ceeded to search the office RIOT LEADER Associated Press Fhoto George Smalt trusty who led the riot of 1700 Inmates of Au burn state prison was one of the four who escaped Ho was serving a long term for a Jewel robbery AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen Cousin Eds table man ners aint very good but he crooks liis little finger mighty elegant when hes usin a toothpick RAIN HOLDS UP FOR FINALE OF GREENE JUBILEE Winners of Awards for Floats Announced by Committee rREENE Aug 2 VI fagged from five days of con tinuous celebrating but happy n the knowledge that a job had been well done residents of Greene watched the final flicker of the spotlights on the pageant at Perrln park at oclock last night As the final scenes of the histor ical spectacle were unfolding rain began to descend lightly And as if by design when the pageant was completed the rain began to descend in torrents With a bountiful crop assured by the two inch rain last night this community has added basis for its feeling of gratification today Greene Oldtlmers Win None will doubt that the feature of Thursdays program was the baseball game between the original 1909 teams of Dougherty and Greene Where once these outfits battled with a doordie determina tion there was present In Thurs days game a spirit of kindliness and fun Greene won 6 to 4 But that was a mere incident of the contest The 20 years that have elapsed since these teams lined up against each other have somewhat dimmed the luster of their playing altho it was a matter of remark that the lioys play a mighty good game con sidering Perhaps the most import ant casualty ofthe contest waa El mer Moss of the locals who rooted up a little turf with his nose when he lost his balance going after a ground ball His injuries were far more humorous than serious In the game between Spencer and Albert Lea which followed the old timers contest Spencer won for a second time Lhe score being 8 to 2 An account of tlrs same will be found on the sports page Float Awards Announced The parade was staged again at noon and the award of the judges was as follows BEST BUSINESS FLOAT Buchholz and bralle giant birth day cake first Farmers Cooper ative Creamery second First State bank third BEST ORGANIZATION FLOAT church Angelua first P E Os gold star second Better Way club third INDIVIDUAL Aunt Jane Bragg sponsored by Albert Mahnke of the Iowa first Dayton Mather Guernseys second American Legion covered wagon third As a greeting from Mason City the Rusty Hinge quartet sang for an hour and a half on the main street prior last night to the pag eant at Perrin park There were special numbers written for the oc casion and comedy and harmony numbers regularly on the quartets program Introduced by Graven James Graven Greene attorney who has headed the committee on TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 2 KEANE DEAD AT DUBUQUE HOME Brief Illness Fatal to Noted Catholic Church Divine FjUBUQUE Aug 2 most Rev James J Keane archbishop of the Dubuque diocese of the Ro man Catholic church died here at 3 a m The archbishop who was 72 years old called a doctor at midnight complaining of feeling ill Death came suddenly at 3 oclock He had J Prison Officials Deny Another Convict Crowded Cells Blamed Outbreak Which Took Life of One Man A FRIENDS TRIBUTE In the death of Archbishop Keane the archdiocese has lost a devoted shepherd a distin guished churchman an eminent scholar and a public spirited citizen THE REV R P MURPHY been in fairly good health and was not confined to his bed The Rev John M Fischer as sistant pastor at St Raphaels ca thedral administered the last sacra ments shortly before his death Funeral services may be held Tuesday or Wednesday depending on how long it willtake prelates and clergy to gather here A tele gram was sent to New York to catch Bishop OCliibjnas pruniin Des Moines who planned topsail tdmoi row forSpain Bishop Henry P Rohlman of Davenport close friend of Arch bishop Keane is in Europe Bishop Edmund Heelan of Sioux City will have charge or ine funeral services Archbishop Keane was installed as head of the Dubuque diocese at St Raphael3 cathedral here Sept 13 1011 Born In JoIIet Archbishop Keane was born Aug 26 1857 at JoIIet 111 He was the TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 1 SPIRIT LAKE HOTEL ROBBED Masked Bandit Gets From Night Clerk at Antlers SPIRIT LAKE Aug 2 The Antlers hotel at this lake resort was robbed of125 by a masked bandit early today after Howard Varying night clerk had been forced to open the safe at the point of a revolver In addition a small sum belong ing to employes and some papers Riot BULLETIN UNITED STATES FENTTEN T IA R Y LEAVENWORTH Kans Aug 2 Of f Iclal announcement was made here today that the mutiny In which one convict was killed and three Injured was definitely at an end and that the situation In tho prison was quiet Denial was made that a f reih outbreak occurredamong pris oners In the hail this morning Reports had been circulated outside the prison that a large group of convicts refused to eat breakfast and hurled table ware about the dining room Aug 2 department of justice aa nouncedtoday that a report from Warden Thomas B White said thu riot In the Leavenworth prison was due to the over crowded condition of the prison and lack of work for the prisoners The warden said the trouble started at the noon hour yesterday when the convicts objectedto their meal of rice This demonstration he advised was quieted when an other demonstration took place and these convicts were taken to their cells A third demonstration broke out he continued atearly rnesvln the evening when the utensils aboutthe place and jvere otherwise XWhitesaidhe tried f i nally ge tting most of the men to their cells where they broke off parts of the cells throwingthe fix tures and bricks at the guards It was then his report said riot guns were brot into play to protect the guards and Mike Mar tinee was killed and Harold T McLaughlin John J Jones and Fred Conners were wounded ALL QUIET NOW I UNITED STATES PENITEN TIARY LEAVENWORTH Kans Aug 2 killed four convict others were shot KfacJDonald DawesAgree on Navy Cut LONDON Aug 2 Eve ning Standard says today it is able to announce that Prime Minister MacDonald and Ambassador Dawes have reached a tentative agreement or Jorrnula with regard to naval disarmament Authoritative quarters in London were inclined to minimize the im portance of the Evening Standards story It was said no decisions have been reached asyet between Lon don and Washington altho the con versations were proceeding satsfao torlly The Standard said that the fol lowing proposals were included in the reported agreement or formula battleship programs to be restricted size of future battle ships to be decreased of battleships now In commission to be prolonged and declaration of both coun tries of their willingness to cease building submarines SMALL TORNADO CAUSES DAMAGE NEAR BANCROFT Barns Trees Blown Over Hail Destroys Part of Crops ALGONA Aug 2 small tornado accompanied by heavy hail and rain struck southeast of Bancroft and cut a swath to south east of TItonka at a m caus ingmuch damage Many large barns and trees were blown down or damaged while the Lail destroyed much grain Its path was about 12 miles long and from one to two miles wide BRIDGES ARE GONE WILBER HUSTON WASHINGTON IS EDISON WINNER A picture of the group is on page 4 WEST ORANGE N J Aug 2 B Huston a youth from Port Madison Wash was named the winner today of the Thomas A Edison competition for choice of a protege arid follower in the fooUteps of the inventor The 49 contestants one from each state and the District of Co lined up on the lawn home In Llewelyn announcement was were taken The bandit entered a side door near the safe after all guests in cluding three state agents had re tired JOURNAL TAKEN OVER BY NEWS For Present However Both Papers Will Use Their Own Plants CHICAGO Aug 2 Chij cago Daily journal announced today that it had associated itself editori ally and linked its name with the Chicago Daily News effective to day For the present the Journal man agement stated the two papers will be published separately each from its own plant and each using its own organization but with editorial com trol unified Meanwhile there will be an exchange of feature matter each newspaper publishing certain features now appearing iri the other The Daily Journal is in its eighty sixth year the oldest daily news paper in Illinois The Chicago Daily News was founded in 1875 by the late Victor F Lawson and Melville E Stone At Lawsons death It passed to a syndi cate headed by Walter Ansel Strong The News several weeks ago moved into its monumental new building frontingon the Chicago river op posite the new Civic opera house and the first Chicago structure to utilize air rights over a railroad three dangerously and several were slightly injured in a riot at the pris on hereyesterday that lasted more than a half day before It was quelled Mike Martinez a Mexican who had served one year of a 30 year term was shot to death Another prisoners leg was so badly man gled by gunshot that It was ampu tated at the prisonhospital Three others were In the hospital suffer ing from severe gunshot wounds while several were injured only slightly I The Jast of the rioting prisoners was in his celland the prison was quiet late last night Guards with machine guns mounted on the pris on walls prevented any escapes dur ing the disturbance Reports Numerous There were numerous reports as to the cause of the outbreak but prison officials declined to confirm TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 1 of the Edison park as the made by Dr S W Stratton presi dent of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who was chairman the committee of judges Dr Stratton was high In his praise of the boys who yesterday participated in a grueling examina tion on subjects ranging from mor als and ethics to science Will Rogers Says BEVERLY HILLS Aug They wanted to run our great golf player Bobby Jones for con gress He natur ally refused again endearing himself to the hearts of his countrymen It would not only 1 spoil his golf but his reputa tion In fact it would take away his ama 1 teur standing for as aa ama teur everything Is done with no fact I think a fellowof his un blemished reputation has a suit against the state especially as It was Georgia that proposed him The first thing you know they will want Walter Hagen for sec retary of the treasury Yours WILL PILOT FREED CEDAR RAPIDS Aug 2 Torrential rain of cloudburst pro portions caxiscd considerable dam age between Cedar Rapida and Belle riaine early today Two railroad bridges weie washed out one on the Northwestern rail road near Belle Plaine and the other on the Milwaukee road near Tama Trains on both roads were held Northwestern trains were delayed here and at Bello Plaine and Mil waukee road trains at Marlon A washout also was reported on the Iowa City interurban 15 miles south of Cedar Raplda The Rock Island road reported washouts at Elrhore delaying trains Six and a half laches of rain fell at Belle Plaine where much corn was said to be beaten down This however waa not considered dam aged beyond recovery since no wind accompanied the stonn Wallace Neve nearly lost his life at Norway when ne drove his sedan into Prairie creek where a bridge had been washed out The car went into water six feet above normal and the car was submerged Neve TURN TO PAGE 3 COLUMN 2 Associated Press Photo Harold Yarnes pilot of tho Zipper which collided with an other Lake Oltobojl boat caus ing the loss of nine lives was freed of responsibility by Jus tice of tho Peace C WPrice Spirit Lake MENTION HUSTON AS G 0 P HE AD Tennessee and New York Man Prominently Talked of for Post WASHINGTON Aug 2 While President Hoover intends now to make no final declsionon the se lection of a chairman1 forthe repub lican national committee Claudius H Huston of Tennessee and New York is foremost among those he is considering Hubert Work will relinquish tho chairmanship in the fall and the ex ecutive committee of the national committee will meet late in Septem ber or early in October to name a successor to direct the 1930 con slonal campaign and presumably to carry on at least until the opening of the presidential campaign in 1932 Others being considered for the post include George Woodruff of Chicago and Ralph Williams of Oregon now a vice chairman of the national committee but political gossip has centered upon Huston to such an extent that some observers feel the president virtually baa de termined upon him WILL PRESENT LAKE PROJECT John Robinson to Accom pany Lake Mills Delega tion to Des Moines LAKE MILLS Aug carloads of persons representing Lake Mills and Mason City will ap pear at the state board of conser vation meeting at Des Moines Tues day In the interests of a project for Improving Rice Lake as outlined by Ole Rislow local engineer Mr Rislow who has been em ployed by the state to survey the lake has evolved a plan for raising the level of the body The essential part of Air Rislows plan is a dyke at the west end of the Lake which is expected to place from 800 to 1000 acres under water Heading the local delegation will ftc Archie Nelson Lake Mills at torney John Robinson Mason Cityj attorney and member of the Isaak Walton league there will be with the group St Louis Robin Is Flown to Chicago CHICAGO Aug 2 by a steady downpour of rain the St Louis Rbbin with Dale Jack son and Forest OBrine holders of the new worlds endurance record arrived at the municipal airport here today at daylight sav ing time A study in logic these hot days Is to be found In the atockingless fad combined with the Eagle fur neck SOVIETS POINT TO METHOD OF ENDING TROUBLE Russians Want to Name Manager and Aid of Railway Line BULLETIN TOKYO Aug 2 patches from Harbin Man churia today said George C Hiinson tho American consul there had protested to the Chi nese authorities regarding nl leged rough treatment of an American vice consul The vice consul interioned to protect an American woman who was lielng roughly handled by tho native police who then turned on him The dispatches did not name tho vice consul there lire two at Harbin Paul M Dulko and T Leonard Lillcstronu MOSCOW Aug 2 soviet union government taking its first public notice of quasiofficial efforts to reach a peaceable settle ment of the Chinese Eastern rail way controversy with China today announced three drastic conditions as a solution of the problem raised by Chinese seizure of the railroad Liberation of soviet workers and civil service men held in Manchuria Appointment by the soviet gov ernment of both manager unrt as sistant manager of thu disputed railroad A conference to he called immed iately for negotiating questions aris ing out of tho conflict in addition it was said both China and Russia would have to agree to SECOND DEGREE MURDERCHARGE IS DISMISSED Judge Says Somebody Made Mistake But Turns Yarnes Free By THEODORE P KOOP Associated Press Staff Writer CPIRIT LAKE Aug Yarnes pilot of the Zipper which collided with the Miss Thrill er in Lake Okobojt Sunday night with a loss of nine lives today was freed of charges of second degree murder growing out of the accident The charge on which a two day preliminary hearing was held be ore Justice of the Peace C W Price was dismissed this morning after attorneys for both sides had engaged In verbal tiffs thruout the sessions Price in giving his decision said t was the first time inhis 21 years of service that he felt an explana ion of his action was necessary Two things appeared from the Testimony he said If there was any light on the Zipper it was not in such shape as to be visible to the occupants of the Miss Thriller It also appeared that the Miss Thriller was not following instructions for boats on the lake and turned to the left aide Somebody Made Mistake Altho it seems that somebody made a mistake all I can do is to turn Harold Yarnes loose The hearing of similar charges against John and MIlo Hartman owners of the Zipper set for 2 p m County Attorney K B Welty refused at noorr to Indicatewlrettisr he would ask dismissal of tho charges against them Harry Narey attorney for Yatnes in his closing arguments said if there was any carelessness in this collision it was on the part of the operators of the Miss Thriller rath er than the Zipper However I am not saying there was any criminal carelessness Claims Boat TJnsojiworthy Charges that the Miss Thriller was unseaworthy made during the session by Harry Narey attor ney for Yarnes who is charged with second degree murder and his state ment precipitated a continuance of the clashes which marked yester days opening session Narey reiter ated his charges of partisanship by County Attorney Kenneth Welty In investigaing the collision J P Thompson state boat in spector testified that the MIsa Thriller sank at its dock last sum mer but that he had relicensed it this spring after repairs were made TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 5 Cousin of Former Chinese Emperor Shot Accidentally TOKYO Aug 3 Tsung Chang former war lord of Shantung early today shot and ser iously wounded Prince Hisen Kai cousin of the former boy emperor of China PuYi Mysterious circumstances sur rounded the affair which Chang claimed was accidental Changs version of the shooting of the young manchu was that a re volver which he was handling up stairs at his hotel at Beppu island of Kushiu exploded hittingthe prince who was standing in the gai den below Hsicn Kal was 21 years old and was graduated from the Japanese military academy in July He wns spending a vacation in Peppu and had visited Chang on the evening of the shooting The authorities are Investigating the accident story admit that the status of the rail way has been changed as a result of its seizure and subject to further change in accordance with the Peking and Mukden agreements of 1924 The conditions were made public In a foreign office statement which listed In detail conversations be tween B N Melnikov former con sul general at Harbin and Tsai Yim Sheng Manchurinn commissioner for foreign affairs The negotiations apparently be gan July 22 and continued until July 29 when Chang Hsueh Liang gov ernor of Manchuria remained sileni on a proposal that the soviet gov ernment name both manager and assistant manager for the railroad L M Karakhan vice commissar for foreign affairs in the soviet union government said there was no prospect of settlement of the ciin fllct except on the basis of Chinese acceptance of the stipulations Grceno House Jo Burned GREENE Aug Carl Sandford and son of Des Moines who have been here visiting Mrs Sanfords brother and sister Arvls Ingalls and Miss Lottie Ingalls and attendingthe home coming re ceived the news from Mrs Snnfords husband that their house had burned Wednesday IOWA FORECAST Thunderstorms Friday after noon or Friday night coote Friday night In extreme west portion and slightly warmer in east central portion Saturday partly cloudy with moderate LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figurea for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Friday Warmest Thursday 84 Coolest in Night 63 At 8 A M Friday 66 llalnfaU Few rains in recent years have been more welcome than the one which descended Thursday night and Friday morning It was the largest amount of precipitation re corded in a 84 hour period for sev eral months While the need for rain had not reached the point of being desperate field and lawns were be ginninj dry and vegetation was be to show the effects of be ing parched Farmers are saying One more rain like this and were assured of a bountiful corn crop That sounds good in Iowa ;