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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 17, 1929, Mason City, Iowa DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES H o M E EDITION XXXVFIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATEDPRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 17 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 269 OVIET CHINESE TROOPS CLASH HOOVER MAKES VISIT TO VIRGINIA TOWN Madison County Seat of WeekEnd Camp Greets President JVAADISON Va Aug 17 I President Hoover was formally today to the soil of Vir ginia by the citizens of this little mountain community near his Rap idan river fishing camp and in a brief speech in reply explained why he considered angling a happy pas tiniefor thechief executive of a powerful nation Fishing he said afforded an ave uue thru which presidents might escape to their own thota away from the pneumatic hammer of con stant personal contacts he added Moreover it is a constant re minder of democracy of life of humility and of human for al men are equal before fishes Discriminate for No Man And it is desirable that the pres ident of the United States should bo periodically reminded ofthis funda mental the forces of na ture discriminate for no man Besides the welcome from thoseMn whose neighborhood the president has selected a weekend abode Hoo ver formally was greeted hy Gov Harry F Byrd a democrat In be half of the state which for the first since the Civilwar broke away rom the democratic party to give its electoral vote last Novem qri said he arid Sirs f IIT neighbors and it Is as a neigh JSrthatI participate with you I often think he went OB the test of good neighbors is whether pne can always be sure when the faraily meets an emergency it can borrow half a dozen eggs jor a few extra dishes Hooversaid that inasmuch as Vir ginia in the early years of the re publican was the home of presidents ie felt it appropriate with the hanging years that the president it Jeast should have a weekenc amp in the state Chance for Solitude The president said he had dls lovered the reason why presidents to fishing which he describee s the silent sport It offered the opportunity for sdli ide he said continuing that It was generally realized and accepter bat prayer is the most persona of 1 jit relationships Next to added fishing is the ost personal relationship of man id of more importance than the ct itself everybody concedes that ie fish will not bite in the pres ice of the public I ittorney Arrested for Kidnap Effort PONCA CITY Okla Aug 17 F C Hyde young Ponca City wyer was in jail at Newkirk to ly awaiting arraignment on u mrga of attempt and conspiracy kidnap rob and kill by poison g Samuel C Collins former vice of the Marland OH com my and brotherInrlaw of E W arland wealthy oil operator Au lorities believe Hyde attempted to jisori Collins to cover up allegec jhortages in accounts he handlet br the oil man AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen 1 I guess Jennie John have had their first quarrel I called on her today an she was writin letters to girl friends she knowed in school Two Held in Minneapolis Slaying Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Aug Abanker head of a savings bank in Brooklyn had a boil on his neck and tho r o o k 1 ynites I heard of it and started a run on the bank and drew out fifteen million dollars before jthe poor fellow could prove to 1 them that fi jnanciers R r e part human and can have boils If Andy Mellon ever gets a car cedeing rrom ihe union Mr Hoover is goingxto talk to us at noon today on The Ad vantages of Virginia to spend Sunday in the tariff catfish and disarmament Yours WILL ROGERS HUGKINS GIVES BOND Attorney Declares Activi ties of Wizard Are Legitimate ASHKOSH Wis Aug 17 Elmer S Huckins the man who is said to pay from 26 to 52 per cent interest on sums invested in his mystery business here late yes terday obtained his freedom from federal custody under the same my sterious veil that had shrouded the movements that led to his surren der at the federal building in Mil waukee earlier izi the day And the veil was not lifted one iota from the nature of his enterprise Closeted behind the locked dorrs of a priyate hotel here with federal officials he and his wife signed a property bond thatinsures his free dom until Sept 9 Actually the case has beeu continued until Aug 2G since a court commissioner may not grant a continuance of more than 10 days but it is understood that another continuance will be granted at that time without the presence of the principals Will Get Hearing At that time Huckins is to be giv en a hearing on a charge of using the mails to defraud He appeared at the federal building in Milwaukee yesterday with his attorney Walter J Barngrover of Cedar Rapids Iowa Going before United States Com missioner H L Kellogg an immedi ate hearing was demanded The court demurred to this and fixed bond at the amount assist ant District Attorney E J Koelzer said that the government would in sist on Barngrover declared this to be xcesslve hut when the authorities remained adamant and Huckius could not produce that much cash the attorney suggested that Huck ins summer home at Hancock val ued at 5100000 and assessed at 568000 be taken In lieu of cash Kellogg agreed to this provided that Mrs Huckins would also sign the bond in the presence of a fed eral court commissioner Signed Property Bond That necessitated the trip to Osh kosh Huckins signed the property TURN TO TAGE 8 COLUMN 8 Eighteen Army Planes to Make Cleveland Dash SAN DIEGO Cal Aug 17 The greatest fighting aerial unit ever sent across the country by tlie navy will take off here at daybreak Monday when 18 fast combat planes will leave for the Cleveland races Three huge Sikorsky amphibians with mechanics for the single sealer fighters will soar eastward tomor row Suspects Held in Brutal Murder of Young Girl LIQUOR DEALER NEAR HOME OF GIRL IS IN JAIL olice Seek to Prevent Release of Other Suspects MINNEAPOLIS Aug 17 WP man who police bcllevo to imvo Irecn the slayer of Dor othy Aune 33 was espied by railroad brakemen Wednes day morning a short time be fore the girls body was found they told authorities today Ho was driving a blue sednn thoy told police and approached the spot near the Milwaukee railway tracks where the body was found by two Icemen a short time Inter hesitated then swung thn cur around and drove away tINNEAPOLIS Aug 17 iVI additional suspects were being held today in the Dorothy Aune murder investigation as police took steps to prevent release on a writ of habeas corpus of another suspect Police also arranged to send de ails of detectives to the funeral to day of Dorothy whose body wrapped in two gunny sacks was found here early Wednesday One of the new suspects was a Several persons orio of them tho proprietor of a shoo shop have been held followinga citywide search at Minneapolis for the slayer of Dorothy Anne 12 whose body wus found horribly mutilated In a gunny sack la a lonely part of tho city In photo William Stokes iceman is showing pollen whom ho found tho body Top left Andrew Aunc fatherand right Eillf Aune brother oj the lead girl right Dorothy Aune MRS HAMMILL SERIOUSLY ILL Some Hope Held However for Wife of Iowas Governor DES MOINES Aug 17 fering with from jaundice the result of a gall bladder infec tion Mrs John Hammill wife of the governor of iowa was believed hold ing her own in a hospital here to day Physicians said last night her condition is serious but hope is held for her recovery Mrs Hammill en tered the hospital a week ago She was believed improving until shej suffered a relapse Thursday She had been advised to submit to an operation to remedy gall blad der trouble last May Circumstances precluded it however and she was further examined on her return from an eastern trip recently All Well9 as Graf Speeds On to Tokyo SENATE GROUP AGREES ON RATE Cuban Raw Sugar Schedule Is Set at by Committee WASHINGTON Aug 17 The senate sugar tariff controversy which is expected to be the out standing dispute of the whole forth coming tariff debate will rage over a proposed rate considerably lower than that voted by the house but much higher than that now charged under the FordneyMcCumber act Winding up their labors on the rate sections of tho pending bill the senate finance committee republi cans have decided to recommend that the impost on Cuban raw sugar be placed at 220 cents a pound That compares with 176 cents in the present law and 210 in the bill passed by the house HAMBURG Germany Aug IB HamburgAmeri can line received a wireless mcs sago from tho Grnf Zeppelin tliis afternoon siatinp lint Hugo Eclrener expected o ar rive Tokyo Monday night midEuropean time or presum ably some 1imo Monday after noon central standard time Dr Eckener informed tho station ho was using only three of his five motors because of tho favorable winds blowing over Siberia He said thn motors wore showing no strain and that all was well on board FRIEDRICHSHAFEN Germany Aug 17 air liner Graf Zeppelin far over isolated Siberia today was speeding eastward just south of the Arctic circle and at 7 oclock this morning midEuropean time midnight C S T gave her position as 64 north 95 east This placed the Graf Zeppelin definitely beyond the halfway mark of her 7000 mile journey to Tokyo on the second lap of her round the world flight She was about 200 miles due east of the Hennisei river which approxi TUBN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN t TROOPS TO AID FIRE FIGHTERS 4000 Men May Be Em ployed to Battle Flames in Washington SEATTLE Aug 17 troops today were under orders to go to the aid of an army of 2000 fire fighters who have been waging a losing battle against the wide spread flames devastating the for ests of the Pacific northwest states for several weeks Maj Gen John L Hines Instruct ed the commanding officer at Fort Lewis Wash to give such aid as possible to Federal Forest Supervis or C M Granger at Portland Ore If all available reaeral troops in Washington state were called out the fire fighting army would be augmented by about 4000 men Fear was expressed here that two men had been trapped in the Chelan fire and burned to death CHOICE FOR SENATE New Jersey politicians expect Gov Morgan F Larson to name David Baird Jr above Cnm dcn us U S senator to succeed Senator Walter E Edge going to Franco ns ambassador molested a young girl Boasted About Release He was held without charge for questioning The other man was said hy police to be a bootlegger who lived m the vicinity of the Aune liome He had been held once but re leased Detectives heard that he had boasted about his release so they picked him questioning up again for further Writs of habeas corpus were is sued late yesterday by the county district court for releasb of three Brothers who have been held with jojit charge and subjected to inten sive questioning The writs were made returnable today FOUR CHILDREN BURNED TO DEATH Father Seriously Hurt ins Daughter From ing Home GIRL STRAPPED TO CHAIR DIES Police Abandoning Suicide Theory Begin Hunt for Murderer PHILADELPHIA Aug 37 An exhaustive investigation was begun today by Superintendent of Police Charles Smith to determine j the cause of the death of pretty 20 year old Mary Frances Morgan whose body was found late yester Mny Hold Shoo Mnn Police indicated that they prob ably would release two of the broth ers but that some charge might be placed against the other who Is the proprietor of a small shoe shop in order to hold him One false clew led to the deten tion of a mail at Hopkins near here His automobile was found to con tain some gunny sacks a wig and part of a skirt Investigation re vealed however that the driver had been held for drunkenness and could not have been connected with the Aune case NO REASON FOR GOING OK SAYS PHILIP SNOMN Conference Headed for Certain Break Over British Demand HAGUE Netherlands Aug 1 17 Snowden British chancellor of the exchequer told the other creditorv nations at thn reparations conference today that if they could offer nothing substantial toward Great Britains request there was no use going on with tue conference The chancellor who has been de mandinga return to the Spa per centages in tlie reparations as con tained in the Dawcs plan repeated his previous statement that Great Britain could not make any further sacrifice Begin Second Probe of Nurses Death MANILA P I Aug 17 second investigation of the death of Esther Louise Klein 3Q navy nurso whose body was found in a road house near Manila Aug 5 was bu guu by the constabulary today after they had reached the conclusion that the woman had been slain Clinton Business Man Dies CLINTON Aug 17 C Walsh senior member of the Walsh Brothers died this morning He was a brother of Mark A Walsh and Charles Walsh of Burlington and Eugene J Walsh of Davenport CIVILIANS DIE IN BORDER RAID IN MANCHURIA Chang Orders Reinforce ments to Meet Rus sian Menace TOKYO Aug 17 dispatct A to Asahi Shimbuu from Pogra nichnaya today suid Chinese and Russian outposts had clashed south of Pogranichnaya on the morning of Aug 14 when red cavalry al legedly invaded Chinese territory Since the clash the Chinese gar rison at Pogranichnaya has beet reinforced strongly Rengo dispatches from Khallai said a band of guerillas believed tc so members of a young Mongolia party raided a village eight milei 3ast of Khailar on Aug 15 and killed several civilians before Chi nese troops drove off the marauders Rengo dispatches from Harbin said Chinese and Russian troops clashed at 5 p m yesterday near Hsilinho on the Chinese eastern railway Similes northwest of Po jranichnaya After brief firing Russians retired Rengo Mukden dispatches said that Chang Hsueh Liang head of the Manchurian provincial govern ments after a military council at Mukden ordered mobilization four additional Infantry brigades one cavalry brigade and air units for border service Soviet Troops Hepulsed PEIPtNGChina Aug 17 Official Chinese reports today said 700 soviet cavalrymen were re pulsed yesterday orous attack on Jailalnor a station on the Chinese eastern railway 22 miles south of Manchult Both sides suffered casualties in dead and wounded Twelve Russian dead were left on the field four Chinese were killed and two officers sfx soldiers and 10 civilians wounded The Russians re mained on Chinese soil about three hours Another official message from Mukden said that after a heavy bombardment by artillery soviet cavalry yesterday attacked the Chi nese defense line at Meiyaotze nenr Manchuli Feeling around the Hotel DBS Indies headquarters of the creditor powers was that Snowdcns reply meant the inevitable breaking up of the conference All delegations im mediately communicated with their governments Even Snowden has kept in con stant touch with Premier MacDon ald during the last two days Would Prevent Break Dr Gustav Stresemann German foreign minister called on Snowden just before noon today He refused to say whether his visit was for the purpose of media tion but there was less pessimism among the Germans than elsewhere and this was taken to mean that the chief of the Reich delegation was endeavoring to prevent a com plete break The offer refused was that made yesterday by the four governments seeking to satisfy British demands for return to the Spa percentages for division of German reparations and other minor concessions Lays Down Iho Ltuv The four governments acted in an attempt to avert British withdrawal TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 5 Dr Snooks Attorneys File New Trial Motion COLUMBUS Ohio Aug 17 Attorneys for Dr James H Snook convicted slayer of Theora HIx his 21 year old coed mistress today filed a motion for a new trial before Judge Henry L Scarlett who set Monday as the tentative date for H hearing on the motion Tlirco RuildingH Burned KNOXVJLLE Aug 17 Fire early today destroyed three busi ness buildings two blocks west of j the public square Origin of the fire As a last desperate effort to get i has not been determined Suffering cool you might ask some banker for losses were a battery station a a loan on your plain Wls bottlingworks and a barber shop cousin State Journal Loss is partly covered by Insurance MONCORD N IT Aug 17 TO Four children three of them under five years of age were burned to death here last night A fifth Esther 5 sister of three of tho others and daughter of Marshall French truck driver and the fath er were burns The father succeeded in carrying Esther from the mass of flames that bad been his frame house on the outskirts of the city but collapsed and was found lying by the roadside with his clothlnjr burned from his body to a chair in her mothers fashionable residence in Narbcth Pa Four belts one of them believed to be a mans bound the girl Gits was flowing from a jet in the gas range but the windows and a door in tho room were wide open and police today said they had found no evdence there had been a struggle AUho some doubt existed as to the cause of the girls death Su in critical condition from perintendcnt Smilh said today ie j bad practically abandoned the sui cide theory and was working on the murder angle And some men think they a tolerant when they merely have a fellow feeling for a ghastly asa Ccdar Koplds Gazette Slayer of U S Officers Hanged in Naval Hangar State Refused Site for Execution of Murderer FORT LAUDERDALK Fla Aug 17 Horace Alderman Ml year old rum runner was hanged early today in a seaplane hangar at Ihe coast guard base here for the slaying of two const guardsmen in a gun battle on the high seas two years ago Alderman walked calmly to the scaffold with a prayer on his lips showing no sign of faltering With only execution officials a spiritual ndviser and the necessary witnesses present the trap was sprung at as the first rays of sun rose cut of the Atlantic taken down and a hearse started with it to Miami where rela tives have arranged the funeral Alderman was convicted In Jan uary 1928 of slaying Sidney San derlin and Victor Lamby the guardsmen as he attempted to run liquor into a Florida port During A few minutes later the body waajment requested Ihe battle Robert K Webster secret service agent also was killed but the ruin runner never was trfcd for his death The case was tried under federal jurisdiction because the crimo oc curred at sea Designation of the airplane han for the execution came after the j state had declined to permit the use i t its property citing special rea l sons in each location the IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy to cloudy Sat urday night and Sunday Local thunder showers Saturday night or Sunday and Saturday after noon In central portions Contin ued cold in northwest and In southeast portions Sunday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning WurmiHt Friday 35 Coolest In Night 63 At 8 A M Saturday 67 August has been a remarkable month in its first half with not a single day with a temperature of 90 degrees In fact 89 is the highest mark recorded and Fridays maxi mum of 85 has been surpassed only four or five times NEXT WEEKS FORECAST Weather outlook for Aug 19 to 24 For upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and northern and central great plains Mostly fair be ginning of week probably showers more or less local in character by middle or close Temperatures most ly moderate Monday warmer Tues day and Wednesday probably cooler toward close 1 ;