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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 27, 1929, Mason City, Iowa Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES HOME EDITION VOL XXXVFTVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 27 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NOT ZEPPELIN if EASTWARD in Palestines FourDay Religious Riot BRITISH POLICE FIRE ON CROWD 5 ARABS DEAD More Troops Enroute to Scene From English Warships BULLETIN BKIRUT Syria Aug 27 correspondent of the Jewish telegraphic agency here reported today that hostilities between Arabs and Jews had extended beyond the frontiers ot Palestine French authorities sent a large detachment of troops to protect the Jewish juartyrs In Damascus JERUSALEM Aug 27 J dead in four days of bitter race welfare with Arab moslems today numbered more than 100 of whom 35 were Americans students at the Rabbinical college at Hebron Arab dead were assumed to be numerous Hundreds suffered from wounds Southern1 Palestine momentarily seemed quiet but new fierce out breaks between the wild bearded Islamic tribesmen and Jews were re sported from northwestern Palestine particularly inthe vicinity of Haifa Are killed There were recurringattacks at both Tel Aviv all Jewish city and rearby Jaffa Joppa where British police fired on a crowd attacking the government offices and killed five Arabswounding 30 In two at tacks at Tel Aviv six Jews and more than 20 Moslems were killed and more than 20 Jews wounded The government began to disarm the Jews but it was understood the Arabs were continuing to obtain arms and ammunition from trans Jordonea About 100 British soldiers were here today and others were enroute from two British warships anchored at Jaffa Policing in Jerusalem has largely devolved upon a force of 600 British volunteers who are patrolling the streets night and day With appear ance of British bayonets in the holy city the situation became somewhat easier Christians Mark Homes Two Englishmen were killed in disturbances at Ain Carim s Arab village near Jerusalem Considerable looting has occurred over all Pales tine and Arab atrocities were re ported from Mpzza but not con firmed Many Christians in Jeru salem marked their houses with blue crosses as a sign that the building harbored neither Jews nor Moslems There is a scarcity here of med ical supplies and food Prices for the latter have reached almost famine level The Jerusalem Jewish com munal board has started a fund to maintain the refugees No Injuries Result in Whittemore Crash WHITTEMORE Aug 27 A headon collision happened Sunday evening between the Peter Fuschea car and a car driven by Clare Hogan houth of town The Fuschen car turned over twice It is claimed that the lights blinded both drivers No serious injuries resulted AUNT HEX By Eobert Quillen 8 I aint heard Pa swear since the time I was sewin up a snag in his pants an lie didnt have time to take cm off FAST TIME Lee Schoenhair entrant in tho Cleveland air races reached Hie finish line after Hying from Los Angeles Cal in 13 hours jintl 51 minutes VY SET 1112 MILLS Will Raise to Help Pay State By I C KAIITACK Associated Press Staff Writer MOINES Aug 27 state tax levy for the next two years was set today by the state board of assessment and review at II1 mills annually an increase of mills over the past biennium The mill tax is calculated to raise an annual budget of 59900000 the amount necessary to be raised by direct taxation All other state ex penditures amounting to about 000000 additional are raised by other revenue General Revenue Division of the state Cax levy is OVi mills for general revenue Vi mills for soldiers bonus bonds re tirement The same division two years ago was 768 mills for general revenue and 132 mills for bonus bonds retirement The soldier bonus bonds retirement millage is reduced 07 mills and the general revenue millage is raised 253 mills Not since 1921 has the millage for state purposes been so high and the soldiers bonus bonds retirement levy would have been at its usual figure of 132 mills this year had not earlier retirement of some bonds by Uie state treasurer brot a large saving in interest The annual sum to be raised for retirement of the bonds is 000 plus interest Final Valuation Figures Final valuation figures of the board follow Railroads sleeping car interurbans 948 transmission lines 58917691 telephone and telegraph lines 827176 express companies 016 Land town lots less ex emptions personal property other than livestock live stock less DERBY FLYERS POINTING SHIPS TO CLEVELAND Portland Florida Racers on Final Lap in Cross Country Jaunt BULLETIN CLEVELAND Aug 27 Phoebe Onilie of Birmingham Ala won the 50 mile airplane race for women here today with an average speed of 1138 miles an hour BULLETIN SPRINGFIELD 111 Aug 27 Mendell Los Angeles piloting a Buhl led the Oakland Cleveland derby flyers into Springfield today His landing time 120 p m BULLETIN BOSTON Aug 27 Red Devereaiix New York and his mechanic wero killed and Devereaux was prob ably fatally injured when i Philadelphia Cleveland derby plane crashed upon its arrival nt tho Boston airport Thrj plane was the second of the derby to reach hereV pLEVELANDOhiorAugV 27CfEl The Cleveland airport became the trails end for fresh squadrons of crosscountry derby flyers today at the national air races Five der bies were included tvrf of them reaching the finish lino thfcj after noon One of the most spectacular der bies the dash from Portland was quartered at Milwaukee over night for the final lap today An other was checked in at Louisville last night on the way here today from MiamiMiami Beach Fla In addition to these the nonstop spurt from Los Angeles to be raced at any time the pilots elect so long as they finish in the afternoon drew attention to the third race which was expected to bring some of the entrants diving across the finish line today Cross Country In 13 Hours The race was opened yesterday iy the brilliant flight of Lee Schoen hair who lapped the country in 13 hours 51 minutes and 108 seconds Schoenhair dashed across the fin ish line a short time after the womens derby had ended Charles Speed Holman of Chi cago conceded a lead of less than five minutes in elapsed time to Ted Wells of Wichita Kans when they landed at Milwaukee last night in the Portland derby Their last lap today was routed over South Benl Ind Tex nankin Portland helii TURN TO 1AGE 12 COLUMN S Wailing Wall Scene of Strife Associated Ptess Pboie Tno views of the Walling Wall ancient Hebrew shrine In Jerusalem scene of racial strife between the Jews and Arabs exemptions in personal other than livestock property The adjusted value of lands and lots was fixed at Taxable value is onefourth of the above figures CHICAGO PLANE STILL IN AIR Endurance Record Seekers Have Been Flying for 90 Hours CHICAGO Aug 27 Will endurance plane out to record of the beat tho day St Louis Robin was still circling the Sky Harbor air port early todayThe plane had been up 90 hours at a m Chicago daylight time LA1MS FAULT IN INDICTMENTS Defense in Gastonia Murder Trial Attacks States Case CHARLOTTE NCar Aug 27 M V BarnhiU today heard attorneys arguments in the Gastonia strike murder trial A bar rage of motions by the defense was aimed at what it claimed were faults in the indictments Judge Barnhill was advised by court officers that a special venire of jurymen which he ordered could not be assembled before tomorrow The task of selecting the jury to try the 13 men and three women charged with the murder of O F Aderholt Gastonia chief of police will be begun when the special ven ire has been summoned Led by Arthur Garfield Hays of New York the defense counsel at tacked what it termed vague sec tions of the indictments and bill of particulars Separate motions at tacking the documents were made Judge Barnhill overruled three of the motions and also the usual de fense motion to quash the indict ments but ordered the state counsol to rewrite two sections of the bill in which the defense claimed there were technical faults He then sale he would hear the defense counsn and consider any new motions it wish to make with regard to the Revised bill today GRIME GROUP MEETS SEPT 4 Groundwork of Commission Completed Mass of Figures on Hand WASHINGTON Aug 27 After laying its groundwork with the accumulation of a huge mass of statistics and information the national law enforcement commis sion will meet Sept 4 to begin what probably will result in the most ex haustive analysis ever undertaken of crime and upholding of laws in the United States It Phases ol Study BUSINESS MAN ROADCASTFOR IRL ABDUCTED BY FARM HAND F H Cadle and Winnie Winfreed Sought by Brother in M C MEANS were taken Tuesday to broadcast descriptions of Win nie Winfreed 15 year old girl who is believed to have been abducted by F H Cadle a farm laborer here Sunday night No word or clew leading to their whereabouts has been received by Leonard Hall 1523 North Pennsyl vania avenue brother of the miss ng girl with whom she made her Dme The girl left with Cadle to attend 3 moving picture show in Mason ity Sunday evening according to Mr Hall who said both she and adle promised to be hack by Iclock At oclock that night owever Cadle appeared at the farm home of Ben Berding Rock well where he had been working this summer and got his clothes according to informatiiu received later Apparently he and the gir drove off drove a Ford coupe 1925 model with license ruamber 582155 He was described as being 5 feet 8 inches tall and neat appearingThe girl is about 5 feet 2 inches tall slightly plump with black hair blue eyes and teeth partly decayed Cadle had worked on the Berding farm aboiit five weeks and was de scribed those who knew him as a good worker He had known the girl about n week The commission its study into 11 members formed into committees to concentrate on the different sub jects relating to crime conditions and law observance and enforce ment It is planned to facilitate the work of each committee thru em ployment of experts in its particular field Four experts already have been selected and Chicago university is to cooperate with a study of one of the justice and the foreign born Commission offi cials expect that the organization of specialized assistance will he com pleted before the meeting next Commission officials expect the work to take a year or more The plan to study the various phases the problem will constitute their principal efforts for some time and they probably will not reach the stage of public hearings until late in the winter To Study Crime Courses In the study of the causes of crime officials explained today such factors as heredity environment motives for criminal acts and men tal defeetiveneas of criminals would be analyzed The survey of the na tions police and judicial machinery will have to go into two other broad subjects covering the varied meth ods of protection against and de tection of criminals by the police and the structure of courts and methods of eliminating delay In their procedure The study of penal institutions will be intensified by the recent out breaks of convicts in federal and state prisons in different sections of the country Has Heart Attack While Playing in Golf Tournament ALGONA Aug J Quinn 57 for a number of years manager of the BotsCord Lumber company here died suddenly while playing golf at the Fairmont golf course in a Rotary club tournament His death happened about oclock Monday evening and was due to heart dis ease Mr Quinn had been prominent in business and social affairs of Al for a number of years He was recently divided soaafor a years He was phases with its a membeiot the Rotary club of which he was president for two years and also took part in the Knights of Columbus organization He is survived by his wife one son Laughlin Quinn a resident of Hutchison Minn and four daugh ters Madonna Quinn Algona Mrs 7oel Herbst Algona Philomena Quinn a student nurse at Towa City pnd Mrs Roy Christiansen of Ol tumwa Clarke Has Low Score to Qualify DBS MOINES Aug 27 3udd Clarke of Sioux City defend ng his title as state professional folf champion turned in the low score of the early qualifiers in the Iowa open golf tournament at Wa conda Country club today His score was 3835 73 Closely behind Clarke were two other pros Jim Canavan of Des Moines with a 74 and Bill Adams Of Cherokee with a 76 Arthur Bartlett of Ottumwa wice holder of the state open who is defending his title had a 77 for he first 18 holes He went out in 38 and returned in S9 Clarke card Out Par 434 454 S7 Cliirko 435 4G4 38 In Par 444 535 73 Clarko 433 635 73 OR HETTLETON iS NAMED HEAD Greenwood Wis Woman Dead Husband Seriously Hurt Escapes GREENWOOD Wis Aug 27 CP posses wero scouring this neighborhood today for Paul Peterson 26 of Illinois who shot and killed his sister Mrs Ernest Riggs and probably fatally wounded her husband at their farm home near here last night Peterson escaped Riggs shot in the abdomen was in a hospital at Marshfield today not expected to live Love for his sisters daughter Mrs David Jones recently married over his objection is believed by au thorities to have prompted the tra gedy As Leader in Society Im a CHICAGO Aug 27 der Legge was loath today to be come excited over his status in Washington society The chairman of President Hoov ers new farm board displayed in terest over reports that Washing ton hostesses were at a loss how to classify him socially To solve the problem if there is a problem he suggested that ho eat in the kitchen And if that Interferes with the cooking Ill be glad to wait for the second table he added 1 Hes No Social Lion Get this right said the man who resigned a a year job with the International Harvester com pany to help the administration with the farm question when it comes to society Im a dud He explained that his social sta tus became a matter of concern shortly after he went to Washing ton Hostesses and tiicir secretaries began telephoning inquiring of his TUHN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 5 Mason City Man Honored at State Convention in Marshalltown Aug 27 Dr T A Ncttleton Mason City dentist was elected grand chef de gare of the Forty and Eight at a meeting last night during the con vention of the order here Other officers electee are Cecil A Clark of Sioux City grand chef de train W D Ingledue of Marshalltown grand commissare intendante Charles Kretchner oC Dubuque grand correspondent Mi chael Kenriey of Fort Doage grand guarde de la porte Francis Sccoi of Port Dodge grand ampiste and Verne Allen of Fort Dodge grand aumocKlcr Lauda Imva Legion MARSHALLTOWN Aug 27 OP Iowa department of the American Legion is the most out standing in the world O L Boden hamer national committeeman from El Dorado Ark told the state Le gion convention here today He complimented Iowa on having fur rished one of the Legions best na tional commanders Hanford Mac Nider as well as James F Barton national adjutant J C Lewis president of the Iowa Labor Federation urged the Legion TURN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN I LINER SCRAPES ELECTRIC WIRE DURINGTAKEOFF Ship Sighted Over Yuma Ariz Making 100 Miles an Hour BULLETIN WILLCOX Ariz Aug 37 W5 Tho Graf Zeppelin passed over hero approximately 50 miles from the New Mexico line and 45 miles from Mescal Ariz at noon M S T The Graf sailed over at nn altitude ot approximately 1000 feet Tho motors were humming perfect ly Tho ship then headed for Lordsburg N M LOS ANGELES Aug 27 Tlia dirigible Graf Zeppelin nearly en countered potentially serious trou ble but escaped with only slight damage here early today as Its tall scraped a high tension electric lino hortly after the takeoff for Lake lurst N J on the last lap of its ound the world flight The big ship containing thous ands of cubic feet of hydrogen a iighly inflammable gas scraped the electric line as it fought to gain altitude immediately after the take off at Municipal airport at a m Pacific coast time Damage was Slight First word of the accident reached here about two hours later when tha Radio Corporation of America inter cepted a message from the air linor the damage hadbeen slight and that it would not interfere with the trip This was the second accident of the Zeppelins world flight While being taken out of n hangar tit KnGumigaura Japan for the trans Pacific flight a downward move lowan Wants for Golf Ball Accident SIOUX CITY Aug 27 ion Baileys inability to control a golf ball may cost him 5000 At least that Is the amount of a suit filed against him by Ralph I Beardslcy who charges that a bail driven by Bailey struck him in the eye Modale Horses Win Pulling Championship DES MOINES Aug 27 look 85 pounds of energy for Prince and Pony to pull 390 pounds 27 feet but they did it to Tin the Iowa state fair pulling clmmnionship for teams under pounds The horses owned by L Harder and son of Modale weighed 2576 pounds when they finished tns competition 85 less than when they started Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Aug This traffic problem ia gettiug to be terrible Was woke up yes terday morning at by a lot of folks singing over my ranch h o xi s e They had just left Tokyo Japan a couple of days ago We got the Zep tied up to n barb wire fence out here on tho prairie Papers are all r a v i ii g about how pop ular Sir Pnilip WILL Snowden the English treasurer has made himself by demanding that they getmore of the Ger man payment money He told em Boys we not only wonM like to have it bat we arc go ing to get it Then socalled statesmen will tell you that a navy dont pay Yours WILL ROGERS PACKARD HEIR DIES IN CRASH Private Seaplane ofWealthy Detroit Man Stalled 1000 Feet Up DETROIT Aug 27 Packard heir to the Packard Motor millions was killed in an airplane crash near Grosse Isle Mich last night Tallbott Barnard Packtucl salesman who was piloting the plane was seriously injured They were flying Packards private sea plane According to expert flyers who witnessed the crash the men were flying at an altitude of about 1000 feetwhen the motor stalled Barnard pulled up too steeply in stead of going lno me glide the sit uation called for The plane went Into a tail spin from which Barnard could not right it and struck mark er in a marsh near the Detroit river ment of the stern caused a rear gondola to strike tho ground Twii gondola struts were broken causing a delay of several hours Field workers here realized al most immediately that the dirigibo was having trouble in gaining alti tude As the ship soared over the edge of the field a large quantity of canned food was hastily dumped overboard to lighten tho load 52 arc Aboard Dr Hugo Eckener commander ot the airship anticipated the problem of gaining altitude before the ship started and took only 52 persons aboard for the transcontinental trio On the flight across the Picific the liner carried 60 persons This also was believed to have led Dr Eckener to alter the first part of his course to Lakehurst Instead of heading southeastward to go thru the southern California mountains at San Gorgonio pass he directed his ship straight toward the south Tvo hours after the takeoff the ship reached a point near the inter national line at San Diego and headed east when sighted at Yuma Ariz at a m Pacific time It apparently had increased its speed to 100 miles an hour Weather May Interfere Dr Eckener planned to plot the remainder of his course upon his ar rival at El Paso Texas A northeasterly route from El Paso thru Texas Oklahoma and Kansas hence to Kansas City St Louis Chicago and Cleveland wan indicated as the preferred course should weather conditions permit No Charges Are Filed After Waverly Wreck WAVERLY Aug coron ers Jury in the case of Leslie Man ey 9 of Lexington Ky killed when the car in which he waa rid ing was struck by another coming from a sideroad on to the paving near Plainfield has decided that he came to his death in an automo bile accident No charges have been filoA Wea IOWA FORECAST Fair Tuesday night and Wed nesday except increasing cloud iness Wednesday In north pop tion slightly warmer Wednes day nml in northwest portion Tuesday night LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 n m Tuesday Warmest Monday 34 Coolest in Night 47 At 8 A M Tuesday G2 With the wind in the northwest Mason Cityans can expect that Lhe heat wave of the past few days is broken ;