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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 21, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPEI Edited for the Home AND MASON V FIVE CENTS PER COPY PAELY TIMES ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY M E EDITION UNITKD FRKSS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE V riEiWS BUfiLiKMENTAL SERVICE XSQ 272 SWISS FLYERS BELIEVEDTOST FEDERAL SQUAD MAKES RAID ON ALCOHOL DIVES Dry Agents and Local Officers Seize Liquor A SQUAE tof federal dry agents cooperating wth local authori ties swooped down on Mason Citys wvork of beer parlors Tuesday HI an made a series of raids dives thruout the city Nine ar fs were made on federal liquor seized at cr culminated a confer ence between Sheriff G E Cress andG c Parsons denutv nrnhiw Wt Dodge who dispatched the undercover men to boze situation her two Weeks ago Striking first at the Jefferson hotel 224 South cne raiders arrested the pi MiTl i wa3 chareed with rne sale and possession of liquor an the maintenance of a liquor nuts ance Bond was set for with preliminary hearing for Aug 26 in the court of Stanley Haynes Unite States commissioner Taken in Charge o5 the Lyons hotel Souh Federal avenue Geonre Alexander was taken in charge on the charge of sale anaillegal ios session of intoxicating liquor and running a liquor nuisance Alexander I A was scheduled for tuPr ivtbCi Heliis 326 Sixth treet Jsouthwestr raiders nabbed Tom Pathoulas proprietor John Gust and Mike Branos both of Ma son pity Pathoulas was charged with illegal possession sale and maintenance of a liquor nuisance and bond was set at 51000 A small quantity ofalcohol was found inthe possession of Pathoulas The hear ing will be held Aug 28 Bonds were set at for Gust and Branos The Lehigh Soft Drink Parlor Lehigh Row Twentyfifth street northwest yielded Alfred Cardarel Ii Highway Pool Hall Lehigh Row and Nick Barkageg of Mason City Cardarelli was charged with the il legalpossession and sale of intoxi cating liquor and maintenance of a TURN TO PAGE 10 COLUMN 3 BLAST DUMPS GRAIN ON TRACK Loss Caused by Explosion in Des Moines Elevator DES MOINES Aug 21 explosion believed to have been caused by grain dust ripped open eight sections of the storage eleva tor of the Des Moines Elevator and Grain company early todaywith an 580000 loss No one was injured but about 500000 bushels of wheat were spilled delugingbox cars on the railroad tracks next to the struc ture A part of the lower section also was damaged Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS AugJ Since Mr Hoovers debate in Virginia last week on Resolved that fishing is imore beneficial Jto presidents than being I born in a log cabin why half of Ameri ICR has traded their niblicks ijfor a can of 3 worms If the Jfish hold out jeven the demo jcrats will have a candidate in 1932 Come on WIU ffO e t s fInally give some cheers The senate met and adjourned ia three min utes That will knock the pessi mists in the head that think this country is not improved But there is always a but to all good news They are going to meet again So we cant hope for this continued prosperity Yours WILL ROGERS AUNT HEX By Robert QuiJJen It aint love that makes a man so good to his second wife Its just a guilty con science about the way he done the other one HO P PLANNING DRIVE TO HELP TARIFF MEASURE Huston Slated to Be New Chairman of Republi can Organization By FRANCIS M STEPHENSON Associated PressStaff Writer WASHINGTON Aug 21 There is going to be politics the year round in Washington and ear in and year out With the new democratic organi zation at the capital already in operation the republicans are mobil zing a new setup which will get under way next month Claudius Huston of Tennessee is lated to be the new chairman of he republican national committee and activegeneral of the republican rganization A P Dawson Daven ort Iowa banker aud former news aper man is to be the man on the field captain or executive ecretary Dawson is to take office here with the republican national committee and serve as laison officer among all republican organizations includ ing the national committee and the senatorial and congressional cam paign committees A publicity drive timed to coin cide with the consideration of the tariff bill in the senate is to be launched as a counter offensive to rhe democratic publicity campaign Under the guidance of Charles Mich aelson veteran newspaper man the democrats have been making a tar get of the house tariff measure all summer and the republicans are aroused Either Dawson or a high powered newspaper man is to take command of the republican cam paign There is still to be settled the question whether Mrs Alvin T Hert of Kentucky will continue as the vice chairman of the republican na tional committee in charge of wom ens activities Mrs Hert submitted her resignation soon after Dr Work but some want her continued JURYlOPROBE OKOBOJI CRASH WOMEN FLYERS AT START OF RACE Battle J Sixteen pilots pick of the nations women flyers took off from Santa Monica Cal for Cleveland Ohio In the first womens air derby in history One ot them has been killed other planes have been damaged so that a cry of tampering with the planes has arisen Miss Thea Rasche left German aviatrlx openly charges sabo tage On the right is Mrs Louise McPhetridge who was in Tuesdays lap far the heavy planes Above the planes are shown on the starting mark it Council Bluffs Attorney on Job Conducting Special Investigation SPIRIT LAKE Aug 21 special grand jury convened here to day to investigate the collision be tween the Zipper and Mias Thriller on Lake Okoboji July 28 in which nine persons lost their lives Jake Hess Council Bluffs attor ney 13 acting as special prosecutor relieve County Attorney Kenneth B Welty who aaked to be excused from the case Surigod I at Spokane Flight Ended SPOKANE Wash Aug 21 Nick Mamer and Art Walker wer home today after having pushed th glistening orange Sun God across th continent and back in a five da non atop refueling flight The small Buhl sesquiplanes land ing geartouched the ground at Felts field at p m C S T last night a minute less than five days after the ship was sent into the west towardSan Francisco the first refueling point Perfect Landing Mamer brot the ship to a perfect landing and before it had been taxied into position near a tempor ary reviewing stand Walker leaped into the arms of the mauling crowc that had broken thru a double line of policemen and national guards men A few minutes later Mamer his legs wobbly and clothes oil spat tered climbed out of the tiny cabin of the plane Both flyers appar ently were in excellent physical con dition but were unable to hear ordi nary conversation The Sungod was ordered to the ground by the executive committee of the National Air Derby associa tion after the pilots had dropped two notes one asking for soan water and a complete change of clothing for both men and the other saying sorry we cant come down yet Worked Like Top Both men said the 300horsepower Wright motox vas working Ilka a top and that they had hoped they would be permitte 1 to continue the flight either to the coast or to the air derby at ClevelandThe execu tive committee said it believed the objects of the show ths feasibilityof transcontinental com mercial refueling been achieved and that further flight would be in effect an anti climax The linearmiles long distance record for all time was claimed for the plans as it flew 7200 miles on the trip Mamer arid Walker were con gratulated by President Hoover Pheasant Hunter Loses Gun Is Heavily Fined ALGONA Aug fine of 5400 and costs was given Homer Q Alitzer of Lakota by Justice A Sutchlsoa here on a charge of shooting four pheasants Charges were filed byGame Warden Ross rtoses of Emmetsburg and Fred P Riant of Wellsburg A new gun which Alitzer was using was confis cated Two hundred dollars of the fine was suspended during good be havior WOMEN FLYERS REIPY1R1H LAPillBY Charges Heard of Sabo tage Practiced on Several Planes Ariz Aug 21 Saddened by the death of one of their number in a crash 16 women pilots of the Santa Monica to Cleve land air derby had their ships on the line ready for the take off of the fourth lap today The seven teenth and last remaining contest ant was at Phoenix planning to catch up today and join in the flight thru New Mexico and Texas The broken body of Marvel Cross on 25 who plunged toa rocky Mes quite grown Arizona hillside Mon day under a partly covered para chute was being sent back to her family home in San Diego Cal A coroners jury found her death had been accidental Closely following the San Diego gfirls death came insinuations and open charges for the most part dis counted by race officials ending in vestigation that sabotage had been practiced on several planes entered in the contest Claire Fahy Los An geles woman forced out of the race at Calexico Cal when stay wires TURN TO PAGE 10 COL 1 TAX SUITS ARE FILED IN ALGONA Many Attempt to Regain Taxes Amounting to ALGONA Aug suits otaling have been filed in district court for tax refunds from Coaauth county and various towns n the county The taxes complained of were assessed against farm lands cdnsist ng of 10 acres or more situated vithin the corporation limits of the owns According to the law city axes cannot be levied against such ands The towns from which the re unds are asked are Fenton Wes Four Nations in New Offer to Britishers THE HAGUE Aug 21 France Italy Belgium and Japan madeGreat Britain a new offer to day in the hope of saving the con ference on reparations from com plete breakdown The offer was since there was a disagreement as to value of former itFUlt UL proposition to guarantee 50 per depression near the Boniu Islands cent of Britains claims for an inand Siberia but these are not like creased share of the German pay ments would be satisfied Previously the committee of ex perts appointed to determine the worth of the former offer to Great Britain had disagreed some holding to Philip Snowdens contention it was between 20 and 30 per cent and others maintaining it was between 50 and 60 per cent ey Lakota Luverne Swea Ledyard and Whittemore City The suits are believed to be the estirt of investigations by tax fer ets here a year ago Some of the etitions seek refunds for as many five years It is believed that the etitions represent but a part of he possible claims Mrs Hanunill Improving DES MOINES Aug 21 ohn Hammlll wife of the governor s believed to be progressing slowly i her fight against toxemia She i suffering from gall bladder in ection and jaundice PROBE DEATH OF IOWA MAN Poison Found in Stomach of Des Moines Real Estate Operator DBS MOINES Aug 21 tV Officials here today were investi gating the death of James G Had ey real estate operator who died suddenly at his home Monday eve ning A quantity ot poison was found in the stomach at a post mortem ex amination yesterday by Coroner William Carpenter Hadley was said to have suf GRAF ALL SET FOR HOP OVER PACIFIC OCEAN Ship Refueled Stocked for Hight of 5400 Miles to US BULLETIN LE BOUJRGET France Aug 21 Coste French air ace announced this afternoon ho would take off at 5 a m tomorrow in a flight around the world in pursuit of tho German dirigible Graf Zep pelin which ho hoped to over take and pass before she could reach Lakehurst and New York TOKYO Aug 21 windlesa and almost cloudless oriental sunset today pledged the assistance of the elements for the start of the Graf Zeppelins flight across the greatest of oceans from Tokyo to Los Angeles Just before nightfall engineers ompleted the refueling of the air ships Stores lubricants and food stuffs were stowed away for the longest overseas flight yet at tempted by any craft The distance across the Pacific is estimated it 5400 miles requiring about 10 hours of flying Beady lot Start Dr Eckenerandthe Grafs higb were expectedati th Kasumigaura airport at 2 a m Thursday 11 a m Wednesday C S T for the start at dawn two hours later Dr Eckener and the officers of the Graf entrained at oclock tonight for Kasumlguay the naval air station to board the giant air ship The Grafs passenger list for the Pacific flight at present totals 18 Professor Karklan the Russian geo grapher and three Japanese pas sengers leave the Zeppelin here Agents of the HamburgAmeri can line said they have rejected 40 applications for the transPacific passage at each Weather experts report areas of 400 Infantry Used in Move Along Border TOKYO Aug 21 1 correspondents of Nlchl Nichl and Asalii Shlmbun today reported a heavy battle yesterday just east of Manchuli between soviet invaders and Chinese troops The two newspapers said soviet armored trains appeared within 500 the Manchurian frontier hlmdred infantrymen yards of town jumped from the trains and de ployed opening fire on the Chinese under cover of their own artillery The Chinese troops replied with howitzers and the Russians event ually retired after two hours of fighting in which the Chinese suf fered SO casualties A number of Russian guns and some ammunition were captured Manchuli is about 10 miles from the SinoRusslan frontier in Man huria Prepare for War fered from headache days after breaking for his several glasses Friends gave him several doses of medicine it was said Endurance Flyer Falls Into San Francisco Bay SAN FRANCISCO Aug 21 Templeman endurance flyer fell into Snn Francisco bay at oclock last night ending his quest of a 40hour solo refuel ing endurance flight record The aviator who had been aloft 35 hours 38 minutes was not injured but was taken to a hospital at San Mateo for observation The plane The San Franciscan fell when it hit an electric transmis sion line while circling Mills field To Assist at State Fnir STILSON Aug Chris tyna Calllson has left for Do5 Moines where she will spend the next 10 days assisting at tho Wo mens and Childrens building dur ly to affect the Zeppelins start Expect Aid of Winds A following wind is promised for the first part of the flight and if the prediction is realized the flight across the northern Pacific is LX pected to be easier than the trans Asian journey Aviation experts aboard the Zep pelin told the Associated Press tor respondent today that tha flight from Friedrichshafen to Tokyo showed the airships cruising radi us to be so great that she might have flown directly from Siberia across the Pacific to America had she not turned south for the Tokyo stop The long flight from Germany to Japan consumed less than three fourths of the Grafs fuel load SHANGHAI Aug 21 nationalist government semiofficial Tachung news agency today issued a dispatch under a Harbin date line saying i Altho no major developments have taken place on the Manchurian TURN TO PAGE 10 COLTJ1MN 5 ACCUSlYOUTH OF KIDNAPING MOTHER CHILD Man Forced Woman to Accompany Him to His Wisconsin Farm niEBOYGAN WIs Aug 21 J Accused of kidnaping Mrs iara Brandon 21 aud bringing her o his farm home nearElkheart Lake Wis from Buffalo Cass ouuty North Dakota Lloyd Miller 8 was held in the county jail hero oday According to the woman who vith her two weeks old baby was Iso held for questioning Millei orced her at the point of a pistol o accompany him Mrs Brandon estranged from her lusband was working in a restaur ant at Buffalo she said when Mill r who had been in California ar ived in town They had met in Montana Dr Belting Is Sued by Women in Damages Being Asked CEDAR RAPIDS Aug Paul E Belting former director of athletics at the State University of Iowa was named as defendant in two damage suits filed here Tues day in the Linn county district court Both suits arise from an automo bile accident which happened in Ce dar Rapids July 17 involving Dr Belting and the plaintiffs in the cases accordingto the petitions Damages are aaked by the plain tiffs amounting to Dr Belt ing makes his home in Cedar Rap ids Mrs Katherine Cahill of Iowa City one of the plaintiffs Is suing Dr Belting for basingher suit on injuries which she alleges she received in the accident She says that she was a passenger in the car of John Hunzinger of Iowa City which collided with the Belting machine Mrs Katherine Donovan of New Hampton who also says she was an occupant of the Hunzlnger auto Is the plaintiff of the other suit ask ingfor 51000 damages She alleges that she suffered painful nnd dan gerous Injuries in the crash Mrs Cahill and Mrs Donovan al lege that the accident was caused y careless driving on the part of Dr Belting The case la scheduled to come before the Sentember term of court WILL TRY NY FLIGHT BY DAY Aviator and Three Passen gers Hope to Make 3Stop Trip East GRAND CENTRAL AIRPORT rLENDALE Cal Aug 21 apt Roacoe Turner with three passengers took off for New York at a m today in an attempt to demonstrate the feasibility of a daylight transcontinental airplane passenger service He planned to stop three times for refueling Turner planned to refuel at Al buquerque N M Tulsa Okla and Cincinnati with seven minute stops in each city He hopes to make Al buquerque in five hours Tulsa in 11 and Cincinnati in 15 and New York in less than 17 hours and 28 minutes the record time of Capt Frank Hawks for west to east non stop flight Passengers were Fred G Trosper and Russell Pecht of Los Angeles and L R Lane of Berkeley Cal H C Gatty of Los Angeles was navigator Turners ship is a cabin mono plane equipped with streamline panta over the landing gear and streamline motor cowling and powered by a 425 horsepower mo tor It developed 190 miles an hour In tests Screen Actress Weds BEVERLY HILLS Cal Aug 21 Terris stage nnd screen actress today was on a honeymoon with Dr Jerome Wagner New York They were married here yes terday NINE SHIPS ON PLANES COURSE FAIL TO REPORT Azores Islands Last to See Two Youthful Aviators MEW YORK Aug 21 same silence which has shrouded outcomes of most other westward transAtlantic flight ventures to day cloaked the end of the attempt f two Swiss boy aviators Oscar Calsar and Kurt Leuscher to reach New York from Lisbon Nothing has been heard or seen of the two airmen anc their snow vhite plane the Jungschweitzer and or Young Switzerland since t circled a village on Terceirala and Azores at noon C S T Mon day and continued north and west oward New Foundland Nova Sco tia and New York Scant Hope Found There was scant hope that either he plane or itscrew of two had sur vived the great adventure and had not gone the way of other transAt antic failures to a silent mysterious disaster somewhere out at sea Leaving Jimcal a village near Lisbon Portugal the young Svrtt erlandwaa sighted but the German steamship Werra 175 miles west of Lisbon reached the Azores circling Praia Victoria Terceira island 11 hours after its start The two aviators maintaining their average speed 90 miles an hour might have been expected tb b3 in the neighborhood of Capa Race New Foundland at 3 a m C S T yesterday and at Halifax where they had planned to stop for refueling at D a m Tho entire coast reported skips and a heavy fog bank which pre sented adverse flyingconditions and hope for their safety waned rapidlv as the hours passed without news Lights Wore Burning At Roosevelt field LongIsland the landing lights were kept ou last night with the hope the plane might appear overhead after all but af ter several hours a small crowd of Swiss Nationals nnd aviators dis persed convinced of the hopeless ness of their vigil Ships at sea nine of them in the course of the aviators were asked to report any word of them but without result There was a chance that like the Bremen of Baron Von Hueuefald Captain James Fitzmaurice and Captain Herman the plans had reached the American conti nent and alighted In a desolate out of the way spot but the chance was slim Ancient Violin Stolen DES MOINES Aug 21 Theft of a violin said to be 103 years old and valued at from the mattress of his bed was reported to the sheriff here by W W Mc Cauley a recluse who lives 24 miles northwest of here IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday possibly local thunderstorms except generally fair Thursday in ex treme west portion slightly warmer Wednesday night in cast central portion cooler Thursday In west nnd orth cen tral portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Warmest Tuesday 79 Coolest in Night 50 At 8 A M Wednesday 65 Trace of Kaln The first precipitation recorded in more than a week descended on Mason City briefly and sparingly early Tuesday morning Wednesday morning the sky was overcast and rain appeared more likely than con tinued dry weather ;