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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 19, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES HOME EDITION VOL XXXVEWE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST 19 192G UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE ZEPPELIN SAFE TOKYO Father Kills Wife Children Then Burns House JAUNT OF 6432 MILES ACROSS SIBERIA ENDED MICHIGAN MAN TAKES POISON TO KILL HIMSELF Firemen Break Into Flam ing Residence and Find Bodies ROYAL OAK Mich Aug 10 W Hans Peter Nielson of Royal Onls killed his wife aud four child ren with gas fumes and took his own life with poison after selling fire to his house here early today Firemen who broke into the flam ing house found Mrs Magdalene V Nielson34 and her four children Hans 9 Bertha 8 Paul 0 nd Bodell 2 dead in the bedrorni gas jet in the house had sen opened JNielsons body was found in the TOver the bodies of his wife ami fiildren the father had thrown1 iaptha Following this he appareut entered the bathroom took pqi JRon soaked his clothing in napthtT land then set fire to himself The house was only slightly clani Rged The body of Mrs Nielson was burned but those of the children were untouched Neighbors said the killing cli Sinaxcd a night of quarreling Flvo Burned to Death ROCK Ark Aug ID persons were burned to death and several others injured or burned In a fire in a rooming house here to riay Explosion ofa gas cooking ttove started tiic fire1 which trapped the victims in their upstairs rooms The dead are Samuel J Archer 37 Hiram Evans Martin Kapp Frank Harty and an unidentified man The roomers were mostly railroad ehop employes The explosion occurred whilethe andlady Mrs E L Darrach was preparing Her face and iiands were burned SENATE MEETS FOR 3 MINUTES Members Still Waiting to Receive New Tariff Measure WASHINGTON Aug 19 The senate reconvened at noon today a two months summer recess only a few members on hand tor the opening session The tariff bill passed In May by the house is the order of business for the senate but as the finance committee has not completed work on the measure a series of three day recesses were started at ouce These will be continued until Sep tember 4 by which time the bill is expected to be ready for considera tion on the floor Despite the advanced notive that no attempt at work would Vie un dertaken today crowds filled the galleries and watched vice presi dent call the chamber to order After being in session only three minutes the senate adjourned until Thursday It was one of the brief est sessions in the bodys history AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen My foot hurts me today We played bridge last night an Pa was my pardner an I forgot about my sore toe Will Rogers HOLLYWOOD Aug come from the field at Santa Monica where Stone and I did what we could to get the fly ing females out of town The she derby got off the ground and away in the air and what is humorously re ferred to as the stronger sex went back to tliekitchen sink and the radio The husbands left by motor to go ahead to prepare proper wfu food for their wives in each town I tried to find a mother in the outfit There was so many Mrs I thot 1 find one wayward soul But all had no time for ma ternal worries They had given their lives to the carburetors Yours WILL MEN LOST AS STEAMERS HSR AT SEA Spams h Vessel Goes Down in Six Minutes After Collision T ONDON IS Fifteen members of the crew of the Spanish steamer Ogono were drowned yesterday when their boat was rammed and sunk by the Brit ish Cross in the North sea 30 miles off Humber The Kings Cross badly damaged picked up the remaining members of the crew The Ogono was struck amidshipn and sank in six minutes the crew of 25 having no time to launch their boats The Kings Cross after it went down picked up eight mem bers of the crew who clung to a life boat and two olhers struggling in ttye water Ships Captain Drowned The drowned included the ships captain and all officers except Sec ond Mate Ugalda The surviving were landed at Grimsby by the Kings Cross whose bow was bad ly damaged Second Mate Ugalda said he was on the bridge with Captain Saudina at 8 a m when he saw the lights of a ship approaching and heard short blasts from the siren Almost immediately the collision occurred 23 IN ACCIDENTS OVER WEEKEND Ten Drowned Eight Die in Auto Crashes Thru out U S CHICAGO Aug 19 three lives were taken by acci dents yesterday in the middle west Ten were drowned eight died in automobile accidents and four were killed in plane crashes Of those drowned three were victims oE an automobile accident near Minne apolis when their car was forced off a bridge and fell into a river Charles T Tracy 42 Clarence W Score 30 and Ludwig J Forsbeck 24 all of Minneapolis were drowned when their automobile plunged thru a bridge railing into the Mississippi river Killed in Car Crash At Montevideo Minn August Flygare and three of his sons Stenlye 11 Lyle 2 and John S were killed and Mrs Flygare and another son 5 were seriously in jured in an automobile collision In another Minnesota accident Arthur O Nelson of Lincoln Nebr was drowned in Pelican lake Theplane crashes were at Snbtts Bluff Nebr and Sioux Falls S Dak Charlcs Schafer pilot ant Miss Lucille Mayes 28 and Frank Gacidls 36 passengers were killed at Scotts Bluff and Earl Nelson 25 flying instructor was killed at Sioux Falls when his planedived from about 100 feet In Illinois Miss Zelma Witt 24 and Robert C McDonald were burned to death and Lester Feah 26 was seriously injured when Feahlings car was demolished by a railroad train Three persons were killed in Chicago by automobiles nnd another was probably fatally in jured A street car killed a small girl WondBe Kcscuer Ules John Wertz Jr 25 was drowned in Pistakee Lake trying to rescue a young woman John Zadac 22 was drowned here in a futile attempt to rescue Peterj Kulicek 28 who had fallen into Lake Michigan from navy pier Jo seph Nielinski 22 of Chicago was drowned in Druce Lake near Wau TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN S NOTED WOMEN AIR RIVALS IN RACE the Ogono taking rapidly sinking a big list and He went with others to try to launch the starboard lifeboat but dived overboard when he realized the effort was hopeless He and oth TDIIN TO 1AGE 8 COLUMN 5 ONE KILLED IN HAMPTON WRECK Martin Fisher Fatally Hurt When Cars Crash at Intersection HAMPTON Aug Fisher Hampton is dead and nis wife aid daughter Alice are ser iously injured as a result of an automobile crash onemile south of the fairgrounds here about 6 oclock Sunday evening Jlr and Mrs George Fisher and small children who were seated in the rear seat of the Fisher car were uninjured Ralph Marken driver of tU other car in the collision was in jured but was not taken to a hospi tal The accident happened at an in tersection The Marken car was traveling east and the Fisher car south Both cars were badly dam aged Mr Fisher is survived by his wits who received a broken leg in the an i cident a daughter Alice who also hurt another daughter Flossie j ancl a son Geonre All are residents of Hampton BOARD TO AID COTTON GROWERS Certain Financial Advances Will Be Given Exchange WASHINGTON Aug IB The federal farm board announced today it had tentatively agreed to make certain financial advances to cotton cooperative associations to assist in the movement of this years crop This decision was reached the hoard said as a result of a number of conferences with officials d the American Cotton Growers exchange These associations the board announcement said are now able to obtain loans from the federal in termediate credit banks to the amount of 65 per cent of the value of the cotton The federal rarm boards propose to loanan additional 25 per total of 90 per cent for the two gov ernment cotton on which a definite value has been fixed by hedging in the future mar kets Bus and Oat Truck Meet Truck Lands In Roadside Ditch LAKE MILLS Aug Dig motor bus which runs between Des Moines and Emmons Minn struck the rear of a truck driven by Albert Brackey here last eveningwhen the bus attempted to pass Mr Brackey but the Wilson highway a mile west of Lake Mill Both cars were trav eling east The truck which was loaded with 60 bushels of oats was thrown into the ditch and consider ably damaged The only damage to the bus was a bent fender and a Broken headlight SANTA MONICA ONE BEATEN BY MILL STRIKERS Appeal Issued for State Troops to Maintain Order BULLETIN ASHEAfLLE N Cnr Acijr Asiievlllo national guardsmen were ordered mobil ized ctirly today for duty at Marlon N Cnr where 1300 strikers at tie Clinchfichl cot ton mills this morning refused to permit 400 non union men lo go to work MARION N Car Aug 19 One man was badly beaten and sev eral others received bruises when 1600 strikers at the Clinchfield cot ton mill here early today prevented 400 non union men from returning to work in the mill The disorders occurred at oclock when pickets are alleged to have attacked the advance guard of workers attempting to enter the mill which has been idle for several weeks Immediately afterward Nat A Townsend executive counselor to Gov Max Gardner who was sent to Marion Saturday by the governor to watch the situation this morn ing telephoned Maj Eugene P Coston of Asheville to mobilize the Asheville national guard forces and come at once Superintendent Henderson of the mill was badly beaten with black jacks and clubs wielded by strikers and strike sympathizers on picket duty at the mill Albert Hoffman organizer for the union textile workers of Amer ican who has been counseling peace attempted to prevent trouble hut he too was hooted down The strike at Marion has been on about six weeks At first a compar atively few strikers went out Then the plant was closed down To Camp at Clear Lnkc FOREST CITY Aug Otyokwa campfirc group leaves for Clear Lake Monday to spend a week Frances and Rozella Stephen son will chaperone the nine mem bers beloneinz to this organization Here arc four of the favor ites in the crosscountry womens airplane rnce which got under way Monday at Los Angeles The sum of Is iiwnitlnjf the winners Below Js shown the map of tho route Flyers Win Argument on Route East BULLETIN SAN BERNARDINO Cal Aug 19 young women jivlators contestants in the womens air derby took to the air again shortly after 6 a m Vera Wnlker Los Angeles pilot was the first fro put her piano in the air starting at a m Mrs Keith Miller of New Zealand was second two min utes later and Neva Paris of Great Neck N Y third Other flyers in orde of their starting Edith Foltz Gladys ODonnell Kuth Nichols Thea Rasche Blanche Noyes Chilrc Fnhy Louise Tlmden Marvel Crossnn Florence Barnes Bob bio Trout and Phoebe Omiie SAN FRANCISCO Cal Aug 19 of the 19 flyers entered in the first womens nation al air derby from Santa Monica Cal to Cleveland who balked at continuing the flight from here to day because of their objection to landing at Calexico Cal won their point when race officials announced they would be permitted to pass that point without stopping It wag announced that the flyers initead of making a control stop at Calexico would be permitted by the Cleveland race officials to fly suf ficiently low over that airport to allow the checkers to read their plane numbers The contestants then may land nt Yuma Ariz the change they had demanded or con tinue to Phoenix the second night stop Following a protest meeting last night the women flyers issued a statement refusing1 to go farther than this point San Bernardino unless routed by or thru Yuma Ariz instead of Calexico Cal The statement added that the cause of TURN TO TAGE 8 COLUMN 1 Swiss Plane Winging Way Across Ocean BULLETIN LISBON Portugal Aug 19 wireless message from the German steamer VVcrrn this afternoon reported sighting the Swiss airplane Young Swit zerland about 175 miles due west of Lisbon headed towards the west The steamer bound for Brazil from Oporto did not give the time but stated tlio position as latitude S818 north and longitude 113 west LISBON Portugal Aug 19 Two youthful Swiss aviators Oscar Caesar and Kurt Luescher took off from Juncal near here at a m p m C S T Sunday n an attempt to make a westwarcj crossing of the Atlantic to New York They considered it doubtful they could reach the American metropolis without refueling and planned to strike first for Halifax Nova Scotia pfobably stopping there for more petrol It was their intention o fly by the Azores not attempting o land but returning to Portugal if heir fuel consumption was too heavy French Bulit Plane The plane was a Farman mono plane of French construction bear ing on its fuselage near its 230horsepower motor the name JungachWeizerland or Young Switzerland The two aviators with a third Alfred Tschopp flew herelast Sat urday from Le Bourget France stopping twice enroute Freviouslj they had flown to Le Bourget France from Zurich Switzerland They landed at Alberca airdrome near hero with 30 little ostentation that It was two days later before residents generally were acquainted either with their presence or their to begin here a trans flight They conducted WARNERS TO BE IN BIG MERGER Paramount FamousLa sky Unit to Combine in Co LOS ANGELES Aug 19 The Examiner today said a merge of Warner Brothers motion picture corporation with ParamountFam ousLasky would be completed with in the week and gave Jack L War ner west coast head of the former organization as its authority Warner said he would leave for New York tonight to arrange the details The proposed Union Warner said will bring together about 2 400 theaters thruout the country This will include approximately 2 000 theaters controlled by Punllx and Paramount and about 400 con trolled by Warner Brothers The impending merger will in volve the combination in ona cor more than 5400000005 in holdings When the final papers are signed Warner said a parent company will be formed to control the merged units which probably will be known as ParamountWar ner Brothers corporation intention Atlantic their preparations for their flight in secret Fly Via Azores The course laid out from Lisbon to Halifax via Azores was some thing in excess of 3000 miles of which about 850 miles represent the flight to Horta The flyera possibly are the young est ever to attempt such a bold ven ture Kaesar being 22 and Luescher 21 Their plane had a load of 650 gallons of petrol It carried besides a small pneumatic boat rubber suits and apparatus enabling men to remain under water for five min utes 13 KILLED AS FRISCO TRAIN STRIKES SWITCH HENRYETTA Okla Aug 19 persons were killed and seven others were injured two dangerously when a St LouisSan Francinco passenger train struck an open switch on the outskirts Henryctta yesterday W A Wolfe engineer nnd H A Byan fireman both of Sherman Texas nntl Jl Negroes riding in R chair car were scalded to death when the boiler of the locomotive exploded as the train plunged down an embankment Of the injured Mrs D D Taylor of Toplin Mo and Euel Rcnfio baggageman of Tulsa Okla won in a serious condition The others injured were Neerrocs TWO INJURED IN HUM BO LOT WRECK Newton Men Receive Scalp Wounds Women Escape Unhurt HUMBOLDT Aug accl dent on primary road No 16 an the ThorHumboldt road southeas of town in which William Sud brook of Newton received sever scalp wounds and bruises and Dr J H Broadston an osteopath physi clan from the same city receive severe cuts on his right hand Tw women and a girl motoring with th men escaped injury The group were motoring from Newton to West Bend to view th Grotto As they approached th Thor crossroad a ear which shoul have stopped before entering pri mary No 16 failed to do so and i place of colliding with the car th Newton man turned their vchlcl into the ditch The injured men were brot to physicians office here where sev era stitches were necessary to clos the scalp wound Japanese Populace Give Great Welcome to Air Tourists TOKYO Aug 19 its silvery aides to unnumbered Japanese thousands the Graf Zep pelin German air liner landed at this ancient eastern capital today completing the longest and most dangerous flight of its career The dirigible fresh from R jaunt of 6432 miles across eastern Eur pe Siberian Tundra and Asiatic fountain land arrived over this ity at p m a m C S just one minute more than 100 ours from the time It left Fried ichshafen Germany Thursday In Air for 101 Hours After appearing over Tokyo and okohama the Graf hastened back o Kasumigaura naval airport and t p m in the cool of the set ing sun was grounded It had been n the air for 101 hours 53 minutes nd had traveled approximately 6 00 miles The appearance over Tokyo marked unoffically at least the end f the second lap of the Zeppelina oundtheworld tour which began at N J p m C S T Wednesday Aug 7 Ahead of the Graf Zeppelin lay wo more laps before completion Its world tour from Tokyo to LOB as the Graf flies should be about 5470 from LOB Angeles to Lafcehurst about2500 Average Speed 64 MUes an Hour Theaverage speed of the Zeppelin from Friedrlcnshafen to Tokyo waa just in excess of 64 miles an hour At Kasumigaura a light summer mze made visibility poor but full throated danzals arose from the waitingcrowds when finally the giant dirigible was nlghted in the distance with the sun flintlng on ts side As soon as the ship was seen four naval planes and the Europa in which Von Huenefeld flew to Japan from Germany soared up and went out to meet it and the Jjreo other aircraft already accompanied it Gets Great Welcome As it passed over the field for the first time the cheering and waving of handkerchiefs was almost fran tic Strains of the German national anthem begun by a hand were hardly audible The Graf Zeppelin probably will start on the third lap of its round theworld tour Thursday taking ap proximately four days for the tritj to Los Angeles Aboard the Zeppelin were 60 per sons 40 crew and officers and 20 passngers of whom Lady Grace Drummond Hay was the only wo man A Brooklyn matador talks of in troducing bull killing into Amer ica He should know that over here we only throw Star Mrs Hammill Shows Improvement Report DES MOINES Aug 19 John Hammill wife of the governor showed an appreciable improve ment attending physicians at the hospital where shn has been con fined for several days said today Her general condition wan pro nounced satisfactory And il was said she probably would undergo an operation after she has mproved sufficiently Mrs Hammill has been critically ill with toxemia and jaundice whici followed a call bladder infection IOWA FORECAST Fair Monday night except possible showers in extreme west portion warmer Tuesday partly cloudy to cloudy thun der showers n north and cen tral portions warmer In east portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Warmest Sunday 81 Coolest in Night 46 At 8 ru m Monday 38 Figures for like period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Warmest Saturday tU Coolest in Night 53 Except for one night that of Aug 14 Sunday night the cool est night of the summer Under cei tain conditions frost sometimes curn fit 40 degrees It was 46 Sun day night ;