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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 3, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY HOME EDITION ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 3 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS aTTPPTT3MTCTJTAI SERVICE 257 ITALIAN DEBT EXPERT OUSTED Farmer OFFICETcUtllYIS BON WENT OFF WHEN HE FELL Agent Says Farmer Had Pointed Gun at Raid ing Party pOTEjET Texas Aug 3 Chandler 43 was shot and killed by Charles Stevens a federal prohibition enforcement agent In a liquor raid on the Chandler farm near hero yesterday The officer claimed the shooting was accidental Stevens who was accompanied by F H Hertzel another federal pro hibition agent Andy Aheson city marshal and Robert Lotto said Chandler was on the front porch when they approached his house The officer said he called to him We are federal prohibition agents Corne out here Chandler Stevens said seized a gun on a cot and pointedit toward them The officer declared he start ed to rush the farmer and acci dentally fired his rifle when he Prohibition Agent During Raid stumbled The bullet Chandlers heart penetrated I Carson Chandler 17 W E Chaud Aler 16 sons of the slain man and Charles Fein 37 of San Antonio r were held Fein was said to have on the farm when Chandler killed The officers said they a still 19 barrels of mash 28 sof whisky and a quantityof 3er on the farm was permitted to spend the night at his home in San An tonio on his promise to return here today for a coroners inquest jGeorge A Hammons deputy dis prohibition administrator came here from San Antonio last night to investigate the slaying U E 1 PUTS OUT EYES Jim McGec Victim of Pre 4 mature Explosion Near Clear Lake Jim McGee Mason City laborer g yas in a critical condition Saturday norning with his left eye complete V burned out and his right A CJ1 I Siearly gone as the result of a djiia I rjuite explosion occurring on the I fi grade being constructed on the jiouth road to Clear Lake Workmen wera blasting stumps vhen the accident happened The harge of dynamite had been placed mdor some stumpa to be blasted ind McGce was making some final djustments of the wirea before set iug the explosion off Thru a mis landerstanding the charge was ex ploded prematurely by one of the who did not know that McGee jivas near the scene McGee received full force of the explosion The e of the man who set off the Charge could not be learned The victim was taken to the Dr A B Phillips emergency hospital at Clear Lake and then brot to the Park hospital here where his condi rion ii serious AUNT HET By Robert Quillen j thi W I 1 C9 The trouble about buyin dress goods here at home is that ever woman you despise gets a dress off the same bolt o cloth as yours Zeppelin ExpecYed Over N Y by Sunday Noon Giant Dirigible Progressing Steadily Toward Atlantic Coast BULLETIN PHILADELPHIA Aug 3 Reading company this afternoon announced that nt p m eastern standard time it licked up directly from the Gruf Zeppelin the following message running Into head winds Overcast winds from southwest Position approximately 4720 west 3530 north AJ1 well Ship rocking NEW YORK Aug 3 the American coast the Graf Zeppelin pushed steadily into the western Atlantics wall of wind to day with expectation of circling New York City possibly by noon Sunday Its position was reported in a ra dio message to the navy department at Washington at p m C S T last night which said the dirig ible was DO miles south of Pico Azores It left Friedrichshafen Ger many at a m Thursday p m C S T Wednesday The position given was about 2 500 miles from Friedrichshafen and about 2100 miles by the northern route from New York The ship gave its speed since departure at 56 miles an hour Previously at p m G M T p m C S the Zeppelin circled lowover Santa Maria Island at the far eastern end of the Azores archipelago and dropped two hun dles of mail wrapped in a German flag Ship Takes North Course It followed the thirtysixth paral lel westward then and as it was get ting dark cruised to the south of TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 4 CHICAGO FLYERS AFTER RECORD Trio Plans to Hop Off Sun day in Effort to Beat St Louis Mark CHICAGO Aug 3 a goal of 700 hours in the air a Stin sonDetroiter plane carrying thrco pilots will go aloft tomorrow to be gin an endurance flight over tho municipal airport weather permit ting An effort will be made to better the world endurance record set by Dale Red Jackson and Forest OBrine for 420 hours The three pilots for this attempt are Russell Mossman of Chicago Wilson Herren of Harrington and Earle Steele a pilot for the Uni versal Air Lines Martin Powroz nik of Chicago is managing tho flight The plane selected is larger than tha Curtiss Robin Joe Hcydon of Cleveland has been chosen to handle the hose of the re fueling plane also a Stinson De trolter and another pilot accus tomed to handling Stinson shlpa will be selected as his companion The craft attempting the record wil make all the contacts Instead of the refueling ship making them as in all previous attempts CHEMIST POINTS TO SNOOKS USE OF EXCITANTS Concoctions Put in Sand wich Which Girl Fin ally Ate pOURTHOUSE C O L U M B U 9 Ohio Aug 3 C F Long Columbus City chemist testi fied today in the trial of Dr James H Snook for the killing of Theora Hix that he found two emotional excitants in the girls stomach when he examined It after her death The state maintains that Snook ave her the concoctions They drove to a rifle range on the edge of the city on the night of last June 13 and then he killed her at the se cluded range when she repelled his advances Put Into Sandwich Long said the excitants were In an undigested beef sandwich How long had they been in her stomach Prosecutor John J Ches ter Jr asked Not exceeding an hour Long replied The story of the rooming house rendezvous used by Dr Snook and Theora Hix was introduced by the state Mrs Margaret Smalley from whom Dr Snook rented the room last February underthe name of Howard Snook told in detail of the occupancy of the quarters by Snook and the girl who was repre sented as his wife She characterized Snook and the girl as one of the nicest couples that ever lived in her rooming house Mrs Smalleys story included the fact that on June 14 the day after the girl was killed Dr Snook paid her for the room saying that he was leaving the city She quoted him as saying his wife would remain two days EDISON CANDIDATES HEAR TALK BY LINDBERGH Col Charles A Lindbergh gives boys from 48 states and District of Columbia who were candidates for n college scholarship and study under Thomas A Edison noted Inventor a thrill by addressing them at West Orange N J The contest was won by Wilbur Huston 16 Port Madison Wash Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Aug 3 The Zep is coming back over and if it has a stowaway on it its going to ruin my whole week There is three or four things that the gov ernment ought to take drastic means to ex terminate The M e d iterranean fly the b o weevil female radio torch singers and the stowaway In fact the editor who stows him away should be WILL ROGERS stowed away for good Seattle boy is smartest In America Connecticut second Pittsburgh third Santa Fe N Mex fourth and Indiana fifth Where Js your Boston your New York your Claremore Okla Beverly Hills had an entry but as there was no questions about Clara Bow he didnt get any where WILL ROGERS Huston Sure He Cant Be New Edison Woman Found Keys The next day she said she went to the room and found the two keys she had given Dr Snook when he rented the room Everything in the TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 4 DEATH OF BOY BEING PROBED Body of Minneapolis Youth j Found Standing Upright in His Room MINNEAPOLIS Aug 3 Clothed In several articles of wom ens wearing apparel and bearing no signs of violence the body of George Melentovich 16 was found standing upright against a door in his room at a house here last night Tied to a scarf wrapped around his head was a rope one end of which was found fastened to a bam boo pole above the door Police said the youth had not been hanged A deputy coroner was unable to say what caused death but thot the youth might have been suffocated He Is investigating further POLICE SAVE LAWYERS LIFE Sedalia Mo Prosecutor Was Just in Act of Taking His Life CHICAGO Aug 3 Montgomery 32 assistant county prosecutor at Sedalia Mo for whose body police have dragged the Mississippi river at St Louis slncn three weeks ago was prevented irom self destrucion today by de tectives who found him on the point of shooting himself The detectives observed the man with gun in hand and believing him to be a robber followed him into a rooming house on West Chicago avenue Montgomery was pointing the revolver at his own head when the two officers burst into the room and disarmed him Montgomerys coat and a note in dicating suicide were found on a Mississippi river bridge three weeks ago Montgomerys father said to be a wealthy attorney of Kansas City Mo came to Chicago today to bring his son home The younger Mout BULLETIN NEW YORK Aug 3 Wilbur B Huston of Seattle Wash winner of the Edison contest will tell as much of the world as is reached by the Na tional Broadcasting companys network tonight how It feels to lie the brightest boy in tho country He will speak for minutes nt 7 oclock C S T from the New York studios of the company WEST ORANGS N J Aug 3 from among the youth of the nation as the protege of Thomas A Edison 16 year old Wil bur B Huston hag no illusions he ever will be as great a man as the famous inventor Displaying great modesty after announcement of his winning the Edison scholarship lie sard I wish to correct the erroneous Impression that anyone can be se lected as successor to Thomas A Edison I am not foolish enough to think I ever can be as great as he is IWnde Murk of 92 The son of Bishop S Arthur Hus ton of the Episcopal diocese of Olympla Wash made a mark of 02 in the searching Edison ques tionnaire to which the 49 competing youths were subjected He was the last to finish He retained his modest and ami able bearing In the face of a bar rage of questions from newspaper men He has never been a Boy Scout or a member of the Y M C A he TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 8 FLYERS DIE IN PLANE CRASH Omaha Aviators Killed as Ship Plunged to Earth Near DeWitt DEWITT Aug 3 Omaha men enroute from Omaha to Chicago were killed early last night when their airplane crashe1 near here The men were Howard C Gibson pilot and E N Greevy Gibsons body was found lying 151 feet from the wreckage Greevy was still strapped in the plane In his pockets was found a card asking in case of accident to notify the Omaha Bee William McManus 12 year old farmer boy saw the plane fall His attention was attracted to it when he heard n whistling sound caused by the rush of air Gibson was proprietor of the Gib son Plantation Coffee company of Omaha owner of the plane Greevy was part owner of an auto service company Wont Make Forecasts Board Says WASHINGTON Aug 3 federal farm board In a statement today reiterated that it had made no forecast concerning a proper price for wheat for this market year and said it did not propose to do so The board said reports to it told of terminals thruout the country be coming overcrowded for the han dling of wheat and described this as unfortunate The statement follows The federal farm board is being besieged by telephone calls tele grams and letters regarding the overcrowded terminals and trans portation facilities for the handling of wheat This excessive crowding of wheat into the market has cre ated cash Fluctuation in the price of wheat never seems to afreet the high price of wild Herald CAB DRIVER AND WOMAN KILLED Woman Shot Twice and Es cort Was Beaten to Death With an Axe ANNISTON Ala Aug 3 W C Gallahair Anniston Ala taxi driver and Mrs Lucy Wilker son of near Jacksonville Ala were gomery said he was engaged to found slain in the Whites Gap see marry the daughter of a Sedalia minister Gaming Devices at County Fair Raided BEDFORD Aug 3 tors of booths and gaming devices at the Taylor county fair here were fewer today following the arrest of three proprietors of n blanket wheel yesterday The trio pay 53J7 in fines and their jroods were con fiscated tion about 12 miles from Anniston early today Gallahair apparently had been beaten to death with an ax Mrs Wilkerson had been shot twice Physicians said they believed the couple had been dead for about 12 hours Gallahairs pistol with one empty shell was found near his body Mrs Wilkerson is survived by her husband Gallahair is survived by his wife and several children Mrs Wilkerson was 30 hair 60 years of age Gaila KEANE FUNERAL TO BE WEDNESDAY Noted Dignitaries of Catholic Church Will Be at Services DUBUQUE Aug s services for Archbishop James J Keane of the Dubuque Catholic archdiocese who died suddenly yes terday will be held next Wednes day morning at 10 a m at St Ra phaels cathedral Announcement of funeral plans was made today by Bishop Edmund Heelan of Sioux City oldest suf fragan bishop of Dubuque province who will have charge of tha serv ices The body of the 71 year old prom inent churchman will Ho In state In the cathedral meanwhile A large concourse ot Catholic prelates and clergy will attend Noted Prelates to Attend DUBUQUE Aug 3 dignitaries of the middle west were expected to gather here today for the final rites for Archbishop James J Keane who died suddenly yester day For the last 18 years archbishop of the Dubuque diocese and a mem ber of the Catholic clergy since his ordination as a priest in December 1882 Archbishop Keane was one of the outstanding church men of the country He served with Cardinal Gibbons on a pence commission In Ireland which la natd to have been one of the factors In settlingthe question of freedom a far wider spread between wheat prices and prices of wheit sold for future delivery than usually exists The federal farm board has made no statement or forecast whatsoever concerning a proper price for wheat for this market year nor does it propose to do so but under conditions which exist this season when all reports agree on a substantial reduction in the world supply as compared with last year It seems unfortunate to crowd wheat on to the market faster than existing facilities can handle It re sulting in cash prices which are much lower than contract prices for future delivery Statesmen are men who plan earn fully to avert a war the people never would dream of if there were no statesmen Publishers Syndl ROSSOCHINESE IN NEW PARLEY Negotiators Meet Aboard Train Under Heavy Guard of Soldiers TOKYO Aug 3 third parley between Chinese and soviet representatives took place Fridny night at Manchull Manchuria B M Melnikov soviet consul general ar Harbin crossed the international border to confer with Tsai Yun Sheng commissioner for foreign af fairs at Harbin They met aboard n train heavily guarded by Chinese troops It was understood that besides withdrawal of troops the two virtually agreed upon resumption of international railway traffic between the trani Siberinn railway ami the Chinese eastern Tho chief disagreement was said to be upon the question of restora tion of the status quo heforo seizure of the Chinese eastern KS a prelim GRAND JURY TO GET EVIDENCE IN BOAT CRASH Spirit Lake Prosecutor to Probe Charges of Un seaworthiness By THEODORE F KOOP Associated Press Staff Writer CPIRIT LAKE Aug 3 ty Attorney Kenneth B Wclty today began his final investigation of the collision between two spend boats on Lake Okoboji last Sunday night which resulted in the loss of nine lives In order to lay the entire case before a Dickinson county grand jury Altho second degree murder charges wero dismissed yesterday against Harold Yarnes pilot of the Zipper which rammed into the Miss Thriller and John and Milo Hart man owners of the Zipper Welty IF basing his inquiry around n report of a coroners jury which found Uio operators ot both boats had bcin negligent Considers Specfnl Session I may decide to call a special session of the grand jury before the regular September term if the evi dence warrants it Welty said He plans to question many residents of this vicinity in an effort to de termine whether rivalry between tho Zipper and Miss Thriller boat ines could have induced the pilots o have taken unnecessary chancei nit said It was pointed out that the grand jury could return indictments against Yarnes and the Hartmans should it see fit since their dismis sal in justice of the peace court was not an acquittal Thfs dismissal released them from the bonds under which they had been placed Will Probo Charges Welty intends to delve into charges made during Yarnes hear ing that the Miss Thriller was un seaworthy having sunk at its clncK last summer J B Thompson state boat inspector testified however that repairs had been made thn spring so that he licensed the bnat Efforts to retrieve the portion of the Miss Thriller which lies at tio bottom ot Lake Okoboji have hKfr discontinued because officials be lieve all bodies have been recovered Altho it is thot the salvaged biat might show that the air chamber ACTIONS WHILE MAYOR BLAMED FOR DISMISSAL Mussolini Orders Belloni Removed Probes Loan Negotiations ROME Aug 3 reverber ated today with its greatest public scandal in years involving i Ernesto Belloni former mayor of I Milan and Italian financial expert at 1 Versailles and the reparations anrl debt conferences and unnamed ad i visors I Belloni was removed summarily late yesterday by Premier Mussolini from all public and political activity and various of his advisors whoso identity has not been made known were imprisoned The action fol lowed report of a committee into Bellonis activities as podeata mayor of Milan I The charges provoking the nveatl j gallon were levelled by Roberto I Farinacci former secretary of tha 1 fascist party and now provincial iccretary at Cremona Favored N Y Bankers Farinacci claimed Bellont favored he New York bankers Dillon Read and company in return for a largo noney compensation in allotting a oan of to the city of Milan in 1927 The committee exonerated Belloni of this charge but found he had used his office as podedta to in crease greatly his private fortune Farinacci himself wag subjected to scathing criticism by the pre mier who said plores in rnosfforceful manner the action of Attorney Farnaccl dep uty in parlament and member of the grand council for having brot publicity and grave defamatory ac cusations touchingdirectly tho fascist party and a great banking institution In the United States Loan Was VKcpular These accusations which the committee haa ascertained are wholly without foundation having furnished to remains of antifas cists to radical Masonic elements of Milan Italian and foreign a new pretext for comments to damage the kingdom The committees report on the Dillon Read loan was that the loan Itself was regular but that the ne gotiations were carried on by Bel oni irregularly ally Sells Crystal Lalto Cnfo CRYSTAL LAKE Aug 3 Fd Benson who has been engaged in he restaurant business for the past year has disposed of his restaurant stock to a man by the name of Mills of Hamburg iharge of the the latter takln business Thursday Wea inary condition to encc formal confer IOWA FORECAST Generally fair Saturday nlghl and Sunday cooler Saturday night except In extreme north wcs portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 2t hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Saturday Warmest Friday 77 Coolest In Night 6S At 8 A M Saturday 67 Fridays weather was made to order for North Iowas cornfields The 184 inch rain of Thursday night was permitted to penetrate into the soil without losing a large amount by evaporation The sun was under cover most of the day and the tem perature was abnormally low the wind being out of the north The sun was on the job Satvirday morning hut the north wind persisted and no high temperature for the day ap peared likely WEEKS FORECAST Weather outlook for tho week he ginning Monday Aug 3 For tha upper Mississippi and lower Mis souri valleys and the northern and had sprung a leak from Ihc crash ccntral great plains Probably n this possibility was considered period near beginning anl justify expense toward close of week rlsinjr sufficient to bringing the hull to the surface Berliner 79 Famed temperature Monday and Tuesday moilly normal or above thereafter Inventor Is Dead H WASHINGTON Aug 3 Rmtle Berliner 79 inventor died lay at his home here The inventor i of UIR fframaphone the first disc record taikinpr machine and the telephone I rnnsmiltei had been ill only about nine days to ;