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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 16, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUSTA HOME UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 268 ISDNS CONFESSION FAKED Russian Troops SIGNATORIES OF KELLOGG PACT TO BE NOTIFIED China Will Abide by Spirit of AntiWar Treaty Report Says LONDON Aug 16 AP Renter dispatches from Nanking state that the nationalist government has in structed the Chinese minister at Washington to notify the Kellogg pact signatories that Iussia has begun an offensive along the Mfinchurian border The nationalist government at the same time instructed the minister to state that China while resisting invasion would abide by the spirit of the renunciation of war pact and stillhoped to arrive at a settlement of the Chinese east ern railway controversy by peaceful means The Chinese action was said to have been taken after Nan king had received reports con firming previous dispatches that Russia had invaded Chi nese territory f f ensive Along Manchurian Border FIENDS VICTIM 16 of the Chinese soviet crisis were reported in Rfeu leis dispatches from Mukden Man churia today Other sources related continued clashes altho apparently of minor character along the bor der between Russians and Chinese and Russians and White Russian emigres A Reuters Mukden dispatch said Chang Hsueh Liang head af the three Manchurian provincial gov ernments had ordered 60000 Feng tien troops to the Siberian border half to be commanded by Marshal Wang Shih Chen at Manchuli and half to be stationed in the east un uer Gen Ho Yu Kwan It was said that 300 Russian ma rines who had occupied two small towns on the lower Sungari river Vhad been driven off Six Russians yand two Chinese died in the conflict J Some sources reported a lack of I agreement between the nationalist and the Mukden pro Ivincial government The Daily Mail in a Dairen dispatch said the cor respondent Thursday visited Muk lon and found a complete ignorance there of the condition of affairs Chang the writer said appareut y feared the Nanking government was intriguing to overthrow him since the Chinese finding their po sition untenable sought means to escape from their dilemna Girls Hike Only 15 Miles on Long Trip IX FAYETTE Mabel IBessle and Anna Oelherg and Carol IPayne just returned from ahlking trip to Ft Williams Canada The Ifour girla left West Union Monday lAug 5 and hiked in couples The factual distance hiked in the trip lyas about 15 miles Associated Press Photo Tivelvc year old Dorothy Aune Minneapolis who Oscar Olson Duluth dock worker has killing in Minneapolis Duluth police however are skeptical of Olsons statements intimatingthat the man is in sane HAGUE CERTAIN TO TURN DOWN SNOWDENmEA Nea e on V Resolution in AUNT HET By Eobert Qtiillen Amy makin up to look young reminds me of mak in over a dress People dont brag on it because they think its new but be cause you made the old thing look so good BULLETIN THE HAGUE Aug 1C Desperate efforts to come to an agreement on financial ques tions of the Young plan dis puted between Great Britain France Belgium and Italy to night caused the delegates to The Hague conference to post pone the meeting of the finan cial committee scheduled for to morrow to gain time for fur ther private negotiations THE HAGUE Aug 16 up of the conference of the gov ernment to make the Young plan effective so often threatened loomed dangerously near today Un less there are important recessions lu stands taken by the opposing na tional delegations it appeared the end might come Saturday Tomorrow at 10 a m when the financial committee of the confer ence meets for furtherdiscussion of the Young plan there will be found aligned against each other and diametrically opposed on a vital point Great Britain on the one hand and Prance Belgium Italy and Japanon the other Share Too Small Great Britains viewpoint as re iterated yesterday by Philip Snow den British chancellor of the ex chequer Is that the British share of the German reparations is too small and that unless it is increased and other lesser concessions made the Young1 reparations plan Is inaccept able France Italy Belgium and japan are united In opposition to Great TURN TO PAGE 8 COLU1VLN 2 PETITIONS OUT FOR HARD ROADS Allamakee County Soon Will Decide Hard Road Question WAUKON Aug ie kee county will be the next to vote on the question of issuing bonds for the construction of hard surfaced roads Thus far more than Iowa counties have voted and only three have turned the proposition down Petitions are being circulated here asking the board of supervisors to issue orders for a special election The petitions are being circulated in each voting precinct in Allamakee and are to be found in a number of private twmen thruout the county as well as in business establishments Only a few counties remain in the stale but which have uot voted one way or the other on the questions Should the bonds carry here a pro gram for road construction will got under way early next spring uUKINS SR IS UNDER ARREST AT MILWAUKEE Financial Wizards Bond Set at by Commissioner MILWAUKEE Wis Aug 16 Elmer S Huckins Sr head of a mysterious enterprise In which hundreds of middle western invest ors are reputed to have placed huge sums at an Interest rate of 26 per cent today surrendered himself at the United States district attorneys office He had been sought on a warrant charging use of the malls to defraud Immediately following his arrival at the federal building he was clos eted with United States Marshal Albert Walters Huckins Unworried Huckins accompanied by his at torney Walter J Barngrover of Ce dar Rapids Iowa appeared self composed as he surrendered and made no attempt to dodge camera men He was arraigned soon after his surrender before United States Commissioner Harry L Kellogg here today on a charge of using the mails with intent to defraud Walter Barngrover of Cedar Rap ids his attorney asked for an im mediate hearing1 for his clientbut the government asked delay until Aug 26 Aii agreement wag made where hyttis government couIdextend the delay to Sept 9 if it so desired Bond for Huckins was set at 525 000 He was unable that amount here but promised to fur nish bond at Oshkosh Wis where his wife will meet him Hopes to Restore Faith Barngrover argued against the liigh bond declaring it was unrea sonable He also denied that his client had evaded arrest since the issuance of the warrant last Sat urday He said Huckins had been with him in Chicago for the last few days and did not learn of the war rant until they read newspaper ac counts of its issuance He said faith would be restored in the business enterprise which his client heads APPEALJSMADE IN BANK CASE Swca City Shareholders to Carry Battle to State Supreme Court SWEA CITY Aug holders in the defunct State bank here meeting with their attorney E G Dunn of Mason City this week decided to appeal their stock assess ment case to the state supreme court Judge D F Coyle of Hum boldt recently ruled that the share holders must pay the 100 per cent assessment ordered by the receiver after the bank closed in 1926 Between 50 and 60 shares were represented at the meeting Indi vidual appeal bonds will be signed by the shareholders It is under stood that the war fund created when the shareholders paid in a share is still large enough to cover the expenses of carrying the case to the supreme court The appeal proceedings will stay the execution of the judgments which R H Miller receiver In charge has obtained against the de faulting shareholders A few of the shareholders have paid their assess ment in the past week W ndians From 3 States Take Part in 16th Pow Wow at Tama TAMA Aug 16 tribal guests from three adjoining states taking part In their celebration the Mesquakie Indians were on the sec ond day of their sixteenth annual w wow here today The Winnebagos of Black River Wis the of Neb raska and the Kickapoos of Pow latari Kans were present John Papnke and Joe Moayshle of the Mesquakics opened the cnle jration last night with snake and Buffalo head dances ACCUSE WIZARD OF MAIL FRAUD d Press Photo Elmer Huckins wearing cap of Milwaukee former grocer said to have paid 36 to 52 per cent to Investors in 10 states is charged with using the mails to defraud His son George of Cedar Rapids Iowa is shown at right The elder Huckins surrendered to federal authorities OH charges of using the mails to detraud Friday morning SPOKANE PLANE Endurance Record Seekers Hope to Fly to New York and Return MILLS FIELD San Francisco Aug 16 transcontinental nonstop endurance plane Spokane Sun God arrived over Mills field at n m Completing the first leg of a pro jected flight over a SpokaneSan FranciscoNew York course the shiny plane circled the field and iip naled for two contacts The refuel ing plane Californian piloted by Donald Templeman took up a load of gasoline for the first contact The endurance flyers made it known that they had arrived ovc San Francisco about 3 a m but that haze had kept them at a high altitude until daylight when they came down far enough to bo sighted Chicago Plane Down CHICAGO Aug 16 air plane Will whicb twice has set out to overcome the 17li day record of the St Louis Rohin experienced its second fail ure in two days when it landed last night at Municipal airport after four hours and 28 minutes in the air Russell Mossman C Earl Steelc and Wilson Hcrren crew of the plane announced another takeoff would be made today LIQUOR RUNNER KILLER TO DIE Private Hanging for Alder man Arranged for in Naval Hangar FORT LAUDERDALE Fla Aug 16 Horace Alderman rum runner today prepared himself for his private hanging in a sea plane hangar tomorrow for the slay Ing ol two United States coast guardsmen Alderman was brot here late yes terday from Miami Between mid night and noon tomorrow he will be executed in a naval seaplane hangar at the coastguard base here where a gallows has been erected Only necessary execution officials will bo in attendance despite the condemned mans request to have his friends as witnesses Alderman was convicted of slay ing Sydney C Sanderlin and Victor A Lamby coast guardsmen on the high seas in August 1927 The kill ing occurred after Alderman had been overtaken as he was bringing a boat load of liquor from the Ba hama Islands to Florida Now we know why a republican congress passed the quota law Ev erybody in Europe is a lowtariff News CAPITALS RUM 1 NOTED PILOTS ARE ENTERED IN NONSTOP RACE Hawks Art Goebel to Fly in CrossCoun try Event OS ANGELES Cal 16 UB nationally known pilots oday had entered the nonstop air race between Los Angeles and Cleveland which starts Sunday Aug 25 as a feature of the national air races They are Capt Frank Hawks of Los Angeles and New York holder of coast to coast nonstop records or both eastward and westward flying Lee Schoenhair transcon tinental flyer who on a reecnt non stop attempt from Los Angeles to New York was forced down in Kan sas Bob Cantwell of Tulsa Okla winner of last years Class C race from San Francisco to Los Angeles during the national air races John Wood winner of last years na iional air tour Harry J Brown Cleveland air mail pilot Oliver C Lebouttlller of New York and Art Goebel winner of tlie Dole flight from California to HawaH in 1927 Prohibition Agents on Trail of Big Ring at Wash ington WASHINGTON Aug 1C Klght men have been arrested and four are being sought by prohibition agents and police in a roundup of what they describe as the biggest liquor ring ever operated in the capital All are charged with conspiracy to violate the prohibition act and seven of those arrested are at Lib erty under bonds ranging from S2 500 to 55000 Six including Herbert Classman proprietor of a rentacar service and two garages surrendered upon learning they had been named in the warrants Will Rogers SANTA BARBARA Aug 16 This is Santa Barbara on fiesta week all Spanish buildings Spanish cos tumes beauti ful horses and j silver mounted i saddles the j only town in our count ry I that is being kept unique in building It liad a quake a 1ewj years ago if some of these standard built towns could show such on ginality it would almost WILL make you in favor of earth quakes Yours WILL ROGERS Head Winds Force Graf Northward FOREST FIRES RAGING AGAIN High Winds and Low Humid ity Cause Outbreaks in Western States SEATTLE Aug 16 by high winds and encouraged by low humidity forest fires in eastern Washington Idaho and Montana were adding today to the already haavy toll they have taken from the wooded areas of the threestates In British Columbia the flames in Kootenay forest claimed their first life Ludwig Karndt seriously crushed on the head by a falling tree while fighting a fire at Farron died in a Nelson B C hospital Rain was believed tohe the only possible means of quenching some of the fires after the efforts of hun dreds of men to beat them back had failed Ordered to Help WASHINGTON Aug 16 The commanding general of the ninth corps area at San Francisco was ordered today by the war de parment to furnish such asssitanco as possible to the district forester at Portland Ore in fighting the fire raging in the Chelan national forest Washington Plane Cracks Up In Swea City No One Injured in Wreck SWEA CITY Aug 1G Homer Hauscamp Fcnton and James Had ley Nichols are awaiting repairs for their Travel Air plane here which received a broken propeller a cracked Instrument board and some ticnted wings when it recently turned up on its nose while n land ing was being made The landing which was made in the Fretty field wanTFeacherous due to the softened condition of the soil BULLETIN BERLIN Aug 16 Moscow dispatch to the Berlin newspaper Vonvnerls this afternoon said the Graf Zeppe lin had crossed the Urnl moun tains from Europe Into Asia passing over the town of Na dezhdinslcy about S50 miles northeast of Penn MOSCOW Aug 16 northward to escape a gale the Graf Zeppelin German airliner to day speeded across soviet Russia toward Tokyo and the land of the rising sun with its cargo of 20 pas sengers 00000 pieces of mall and crew of 40 Apparently all was well aboard At a m the dirigible was 20 hours and 31 minutes out of FriedricUshafcn which it left at a m p m Wednesday 73 S T and had covered l24r miles at an average speed of 60 miles nn hour The last 340 miles from Dwinsk Latvia the ship took In four hours 35 minutes an av erage of about 75 miles an hour Will Avoid Moscow At 3 a m 7 p m C S T Thura MRS RUTH H MCORMICK TO OPPOSE DEHEEN Illinois Woman Expectec to Announce Candidacy for U S Senate CHICAGO Aug 16 Herald and Examfncr suid today that sources close to her revealed that Mrs Ruth Hanna McCormick Illinois oongresswoman at large has decided to oppose Senator Charles S Deneen for the senatorial nom ination Aprils in next republi can primary elec tion The newspaper stated that Mrs McCormick prob ably would an nounce her candi dacy next Thurs day at the repub licanday cere Mrs McCnrmlcIc monies at tbe Rtate tair in Springfield Disclosure of the congresswo mans intention was made according to the Herald and Examiner at a conference of party leatlern yester day at Camp Grant near Rockford where they had gone to review the Illinois national guard It also was reported the newspa HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH DEATH OF AIM CHILD Demented Duluth Man Had Claimed He Was Girls Murderer BULLETIN MINNEAPOLIS Aiiff 16 automobile containing u gunny sack a piece of heavy twine a wig and 11 shred oC torn blue cloth mis found ut Hop kins Minn about 10 miles west of hero this afternoon iis pollen widened their search for thn slayer of 12 year old Dorothy Aune Persons at Hopkins said lie had been standing thcro for several days Tt was similar to one in which a middle aged man was reported to have driven while he annoyed girls near the Anne home some time before Dorotby disappeared last Tues day Thru Its license number the car was traced to n Min npapolls mnn DULUTH Minn Aug 16 Three hours after Oscar Olson 29 a Duluth dock worker had con essed today to police to slaying Dorothy Aunc in Minneapolis Tues day Police Chief of Detectives R E Donaldson announced the man had no connection with the murder Olson who was arrested after he had attempted to commit suicide by drowning in a stagnant pool be neath a railroad trestle in the west ern section of the city had not beek in Minneapolis for several months Donaldson said Olson Is Demented Olson who had been under the care of physicians for treatment was declared by Donaldson to be de mented and had been drinking heav ily the past few days When questioned by Donaldson Olson could not recall tolling Sergt Eli Lcbeau who arrested him of his detailed confession of the slaying of the Aune girl Olsons mother Mrs J Hegatrom of Duluth told Chief Donaldson her son had been under constant watch by two oth er sons because of his condition Olson is being held in jail pend inga sanity examination per said day the Graf Zeppelin radioed in steriing that now Lieut Gov serving his Fred third formation to the soviet authorities here that it was compelled to pro ceed north avoiding Moscow be cause of unfavorable weather Pre viously Dr Hugo Eckener its mas ter asked and obtained permission to change the agreed upon itinerary in this wise Dr Eckener pleaded unfavorable TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 2 FOUR MANKATQ TOURISTS KILLED Passenger Train Strikes Car at Grade Crossing Near Gary Ind GARY Ind Aug 16 persons believed to be from Man kato Minn were killed 10 miles east of here today when an east bound New York Central passenger train struck their automobile on a grade crossing The victims were Mr and Mrs Fred Torgler and Mr and Mrs H J Torgler Carpenter Ends Life SIOUX CITY July 16 cide was the cause given yesterday for the death of A B Stroud 56 a carpenter who was found uncon scious in the basement of his homn A gas pipe near him had been turned on The stowaway always slows him self away whore there is no work to Tribune term would become a candidate for the nomination QUIZ NEW SUSPECT MINNEAPOLIS Aug 16 LTl Finding of her red tam oshan ter and holding of another suspect who had been acquainted with the girl today gave police new leads in their search for the slayer of Dor othy Aune 12 The tam was missing when Dor othys body was found near a rail road yard early Wednesday 14 tours after she had left home The body was xvrapped in two gunny sacks and a cord was around her neck The latest suspect to he held was said to have admitted to police thai he knew the Aune girl and that lu TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 2 TESTIFIES FOR PRINGLEGIRL Witness Says He Saw Young Dancer Half Fall From Pantages Office LOS ANGELES Aug 16 Testimony that Eunice Pringle 17 year old dancer was struggling to escape from the private office of Alexander Pantages as W L Gor don prosecuting witness arrived at the scene of the alleged attack up on her last Friday was on record today in the theatrical magnates preliminary hearing on statutory charges Gordon who testified Ihe girls re peated screams drew him from his office in the Pantages building de clared that as he reached Pau tages office door Misa Pringles hand was protruding As he pushed the door open Gor don said the girl half fell out then ran down the hall screftminrr Named Iowa Professor IOWA CITY Aug 1C Mason Ladd of DCS Moines assist ant Polk county attorney has been appointed professor of law at the University of Iowa He Is Ihe son of fudge Scott M Ladd former Justice of the Iowa supreme court IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday slightly warmer Friday night In east and south portions cooler Saturday In south portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Friday Warmest Thursday Coolest in Night 55 At 8 A M Friday 61 Under the influence of a south wind Thursday there was a notice able warming up But it wasnt spectacularly rapid The minimum was 10 degrees above the previous night and the maximum was some 4 degrees higher than on the previous clay Friday forenoon it looked as if the maximum would fall somewhere ir the eighties ;