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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 30, 1929, Mason City, Iowa Nprtft Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited far the Home AND MASON CITY VQL CENTS PER COPY MASON CITY IOWA an M E EDITION UNITED PRESS AND NEWS SUPPLEIMENTAI SERVICE 280 ESTHERVILLE BANK 35 PASSENGERS RESCUED AFTER iSSELURASHES FriscoLos Angeles Boat Goes Down Within 5 Minutes BULLETIN SS MUNAMI Aug 30 hours of searching thru a mass of wreckage and oil cast upon the surface of tho Pacific by tho sinking of the steamer San Juan 10 persons nami at 8 oclock Sho continued the search in the nope tnat tho more than 70 others who had been hurled Into VTle the San Juan sank fl ould be found alive SANFRANCISCO Aug30 UP Revsed figures on the numbe o passengers aboard the coastwis steamer San Juan whenshe sank off Pigeon Point south of here vedLost as Sinks RIOTS MAY COST JOB f Los Aageles and San Francisco Navigation com ofthe San Juan P were 65 passen tue yesselwhen alii vhe Standard Oi U Juan numbered v Rescue Reports Conflict conflicting reports aa 17 of the San Juans crew Nine others nh Up by toe Munami which was still at the scene of the collision at 8 a m One report said there were four other survivors aboard the Motorship D0t station hore reported that the Munami had renewed its search VTreLCkae strewn collision area at daybreak but it had not re ported picking up any additional p f rs on s i The San Juan went down in five minutes after colliding with the Standard Oil tanker S C T Dodd Pifen Polnt Cal one side of the Dodd was stove in sh iowered Her boats and went to the rescue of the passengers and crew who were pitched into the sea as the San Juan sank On Way to Frisco Another ship the Munami turned from her course nearby and aided in thejescue work Several hours later the Dodd waa on its way to San Francisco with 27 survivors some of them badly injured and i need of medical attention Tho Mun ami had taken eight others abcar and was standing by lookin fo those who may have remaine afloat after the ship sank Radio accounts of the rescue in that the chances for many ofthe 65 unaccounted for person wera slim due to the speed wit which the San Juan sank and th fact that darkness confused am handicapped the rescue workers The San Juan left San Francisco last night for Los Angeles She waa TURN TO PAGE 5 COLTFMN Sir John Chancerlor above British high commissionerfor is reported to be suc ceeded by Sir Herbert Samuel former high commissioner as result of Palestlno riots AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen Jane says shes only twentyfive but a girl that young dont act excited when a widower asks her for a date TONAVYSLASH Britain and U S How ever Near Agreement on Parity VTASHINGTON Aug 30 staclesto an accord between he United States and Great Britain n complete naval equality ntly have been reduced to certain aspects of the complex cruiser roblem which caused the failure of is tripartite conference of 1927 Each government has placed its lewpoint on this question before he other in detail however and Ihile further discussionwill be ne essary Washington officials are opeful that the remaining dlffef nces which are few can be elim nated and an agreement announced u a few days The preparation and presentation the American viewpoint1 for rime Minister MacDonaldg con slderation is the task which has ken President Hoover Secretaries Stim son and Adams and Undersecretary Cotton working overtime reeehtti and filing many pages of cable cor Despondence to Ambassador Dawes Insofar as destroyer arid sub marine strength is concerned little difficulty is seen in the way of an RELIGIOUS RIOT PUT DOWN BY BRITISH TROOPS Soldiers Enforce Peace in Palestine After Fighting BULLETIN JERUSALEM Aug 30 A government communique to day said civil authorities had dispersed 1500 Bedouins uho had been massing quietly at Solith Seventy Arabs were captured at Qualonia after re pented attacks on tho Jewish colony at Motza Tho communique added strictest moderation in the use of firearms had been urged up on all troopsund police Trims jordanla was said to be quiet fERUSALEM Aug 30 tine today gradually approached ranquility with the strong arm of he British military enforcing peace vhere for five days turmoil and ra lal strife reigned There wag continued desultory ighting in the less populated sec ipng Looting continued even in Jerusalem and danger from ma rauding tribes of Bedouins from southern Palestine and Transjor dania still existed orijerfeclvsiibtlifdftliwith martial The Arab fear the wild BOL ouins almost as much as do the Jews hrot their children as host ages of peace to the Jewish labor settlement Kiryath Anavian Arabs In Assembly Death Ends Brave Couples Try Today the Moslem sabbath was iooked upon as critical with Mus sulmen gathering in their mosques With its passage itwas believed the situation would grow steadily bet erArab leaders arranged a huge assembly at the mosque of Omar In Jerusalem Two Arabs were killed in an at ack on the Jewish settlement at Kalandla A Jewish girl and a small child were wounded on the road foe ween Ludd and Tel Aviv Later wo Jewish men were killed on the same road An Arab was assassi lated on a street in Jerusalem and hree more houses were burned in he oldclty Dr Korkidi physician was shot and wounded by a sniper while op TUBN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 3 Boston Sn tho PhlladelnhlaBostonCleveland cioked U in an attempt to land at control station In Boston and Edward a and seriously injuring BULLEISCUT Chicago Alky Cooker Shot in Back as He Sat in Restaurant CHICAGO Aug 30 gov agreementbetween the two gov ernments to bring their navies to the basis of parity agpreed uponat the outset of the negotiations when the British prime minister accepted the principle that they should be equal in strength In all categories of vessels Indications now are that 1936 will be selected as the year for attain ment of that equality instructor and His Student Pilot Dead in Rapid City Crash RAPID CITY S Daki Aug r D W Spain assistant nstructor at an aviation school here was killed and William C vearns 18 student flyer of Uarysville Kans received fatal in uries In a plane crash herelate yesterday They spiralled from about 1500 feetapparently leveled ff about 50 feet from the ground tailed and were unable to regain lying speed before they nosed in 6 the ground according to the field manager No Serious Injuries Received HANLONTOWN Aug ne was seriously injured Wednes ay evening when Johnnie Fletcher nd Walter Klein jiet in a headon ollision with their cars on No 9 ne mile east of town The Klein ar was badly damaged and the oc upants received a bad scare and a ew bruises of a minor nature LADY HEATH TO RECOVER Noted Aviatrix Awaits Out come of Cranial Oper ation CLEVELAND Ohio Aug 30 U Mary Heath ofIreland one of the most outstanding of women pilots lay in Lakeside hospital today awaiting outcome of a cran ial operation performed last night after her plane had crashed thru the roof of a factory building frac turing her skull and inflicting other injuries Possibility of infection present for 36 hours aftersuch an opera tion kept her in danger according tc attaches She showed improve ment immediately after the opera tion however and her chances of complete recovery were reported jood provided she escapes infec ion No danger of paralysis or blindness was seen The noted aviatrfx who made the mostdaring flights of all women entrants during the national air races Tuesday was landing at a ww r uu Domingos twoyearold vow to avenge the dynamite death of his wife must remain forever unful filled A feud gun got his range last night Die violent death of Tonys wife hru explosion of a bomb concealed n her automobile was no more sud den than Tonys own A shotgun pressed against hlg back nine slugs m his body anc Tony Domingo 35 one time alky cooker on a little Michigan farm was dead on the floor of a north side cafe Other diners in theGoden avenue cafo dropped to the floor or shelter under tables Ralph Bartulf Domingos dinner companion toW police he barely had time to lean to his feet when the killer dashed out of the place During the investigation into Mrs Domingos death officers were told that Domingo had engaged in fre quent quarrels in the period imme diately preceding her death The friction developed neighbors said after two of her brothers by name Dt Maria had met death ina large vat of mash used on the Domingo farm for making whisky One broth er fell Into the vat while stirring thi mixture The other was pulled in when he attempted to rescue his brother CRESCO FARMER Body of Frank Bigley Is Found Hanging in Farm Building CRESCO Aug 30Frauk Big ey 32 farmer near Mapleleaf 18 miles southwest of Cresco commit ed suicide Thursday He was liv ngwith his father Mike Bigley The family was at Cresco attending the county fair but stated that he did not feel like coming Upon returning home in the eve ning the family Instituted a search and found the body hanging by a rope In the barn Sheriff T John son county attorney Dale Elwood T L Bradley undertaker and act ng coroner N A Blackburn wera alled to the scene and summoned a coroners jury who rendered a ver dict that Bigley met death by his own hand by hanging He had been in poor health for sometime and had been taken twice o the state asylum GRAF CHIEFTAIN AND AIDS TO BE HONORED INNY Zeppelin Being Made Ready for Return Trip to Germany NJEW YORK Aug 30 i city flung wide Us gates today to welcome Commander Hugo Eck ener officers and crew of tho Ger man dirigible Graf Zeppelin on their return from mans fastest trip around the world An official municipal welcome af brded an opportunity for the citi zens of the metropolis to shout ihemselves hoarse acclaiming tHe German aeronatus whose esplpil has captured the imagination anc admiration of the world Dr Eckener yesterday paid his respects to President Hoover and heard from the chief executive words of congratulation in behalf of the American people Will Pick Up Eckener Police Commissioner Whalen at chairman of Mayor Walkers wel coming committee ordered the city ug Macom to pick up Commander Eckener and his party eitherfrom a sea plane inthe lower harhor or on Staten Island if the trip was made from Washington In a lam plane a v UI o LI U mechanic As she neared the edge of the field the plane struck guy wires to a chimney of the mills plane was jerked and plunged thru sharply around the roof Kirk lost a finger and suffered minor injuries He admitted tlidt he was hazy about the crash but said Lady Mary waa flying full power At the field however it was said she had turned off the motor to re peat practice landings for the dead stick contest landing at a markwithout power at the races The event was called off FARMER DIES IN FATAL ACCIDENT Stacyville Farmer Thrown From Overturning Car Breaks Neck STACYVILLE Aug 30John Winer 56 a farmer livingnear here died instantly afterbeing thrown frorn a car which catapaulted from the highway Into the ditch one half mile south of town about Thursday evening Altho Winer received a broken neck and died before he could be brot under a physicians care Wil liam Heimer who was riding with him escaped uninjured Thecar was peed whenthe according to AL SMITH WILL HEAD COMPANY Largest Building in World to Be Erected on Wal dorf Site NEW YORK Aug 30 mer Gov Alfred E Smith an nounced he Will head a company that will erect the largest building in tho world an 80story skyscraper on the site of the old WaldorfAs cpmto proceed lip the the statue of liberty around which the Zeppelin circled on its arriva over the city yesterday and lane at the battery Military and naval units in the New York area and a detachment of police were called to form an escort In the automobile parade up Broadway to the city hall for the formal greeting from Mayor Walk er and city officials With its commander the center of attention here the Graf Zeppelin was being prepared in the navy TURN TO PAGE S COLUMN 3 Father Here to Hunt for Missing Girl Mother 111 From Shock Caused by Daughters Disappearance A FRANTIC father arrived inMa son City Thursday evening to aid in the thus far futile search for his daughter Minnie Winfree 15 year old girl who disappeared Sun day evening John Winfree the father whose home is at Monroe City Mo spent Friday centering with local officers In the hopea of pushing the search Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Aug President Hoover certainly ended up aChristmas tree for tho poli ticians when he suggested that all government land be turned j over to the state in which it is lo cated Just an ri ounce that there is somej thing going to be divided up and you got the whole nation in terested in nai tlonal affairai Announce there is something to pay and you got Witt ROGERS one hundred and ten million an archists on your hand so Mr Hoover is becoming a politician fast I dont know how bad the federal government manages the land but as bad as they do It it can only be one fortyeighth as bad as the states will do it Yours WILL P Okla is Just waiting for a high tension line so they go ahead with locat ing an airport TURN IN FIRE ALARM BEFORE STAGINGHOLDUP Taken in Rob bery Brooklyn Bank Loses CSTHERVILLE Aug 30 Striking one man unconscious a group of robbers with a machine gun held up the Emmet County State bank at this morning and escaped with about Turning in a tire alarm to distract the attention of people on the streets the five robbers drove up before the bank in an automobile bearing an Alabama license number Four of them rushed into the bank and drawing revolvers ord ered employes and customers tp put hands up The fifth member guarded the bank entrance with a machine gun In the car Threw Scoop Tip Money Three of the bandits walked be tilnd the cage and scooped upthe money while the fourth usheredper sons in the bank Into a rearroom N K Whalen a customer was knocked unconscious with the butt of a pistol He was reported in serious condition with probablo con cussion of tho brain W C Currell cashier saidthe men were unmasked No shots were toria hotel The structure to be known us accident happened spectators is survived by his wife and four children his mother and two sisters Funeral arrangements have not been announced Is Gored By Cow LAMONI Aug so John Swlggart is recovering in a Leon hospital from wounda inflicted by an angry cow which gored her when she attempted to separate the nmmal from its calf The cow a tacked Mrg Swiggart several times hnforo she could bo rescue the Empire state building wil tower above the street nearly 1000 feet about 200 feet higher than any existing building in Manhattan It is to be completed in a year and a half at an estimated cost 01 Sixty thousand per sons will be housed at one time in tho building The Woolworth building reigning monarch of the skyline has BC stories that rise 792 feet into the air The Chrysler building Sill under construction will have 67 stories 808 feet high when com pleted Will Still Going Strong After 166 Hours Up CHICAGO Aug 30 nn durance plane Will out to beat the 421hour refueling endurance record of the St Louis Robin1 continued to drone along above the sky harbor airport today with no indications that either plane or pilots were weakening At a m tho flyers Russell Moss man and C B Steely had been In the air 166 hours for the girl more vigorously means of wire and radio Mother Is I1L Mrs Winfree mother of the girl became so ill from the shock of her daughters disappearance that she was unable to accompany her hus band Mr Winfree expressed the hope VUG UULU that his daughter would see the newspaper accounts of the Shock to her parents and succeed in com municating with them Additional fragmentary informa tion about F H Cadle the alleged abductor of the was receiverl from a brother who is a salesman in Omaha but it contained nothing that would aid the officers Offers Rewarfl A reward of 5150 for information leading to the return of the girl has been posted by Leonard Hail broth er of Miss Winfree The girl left the Hall home 1523 North Pennsylvania avenue Sun day evening with Cadle apparently bound for a moving picture show Later they were seen at the farm home of Ben Berdlng where Cadle was employed as a farmlaborer Airlanes of Soviet Announce Expansion MOSCOW Aug new airlines will be opened In Russia soon according to the Soviet gov ernment which announced that the additional lines would increase the total Russian airways to 11 miles V PARLEYISOVER Financial and Occupation Problems Are Finally Settled THE HAGUE Aug 30 ters and documents recording the agreement of France Great Britain Itaily Belgium and Germany on evacuation of the RhineJand and fi nancial questions Incidentto accept ance of the Young reparations plan vere signed at p m today by representatives of those nations The protocol and other docu nents in which will be registered the results of the Hague conference of the governments will be ready for approval this evening and the con erencewill adjourn sine die about noon tomorrow Arlstide Briaud French Premier was leaving here at 1 p m for Paris Several matters will be left to uture action either by another gov rnments conference or by individ ual action of the governments con erned Among these were the proposed international bank of settlement the reparations problem as it af fects the successors to the Austrci Hungarian empire and the final ac counting between the former enemies for private property seques atmosphere here which waa strained almost to the breaking point during the three weeks conference was one of relief that the days of crisis were past There was satisfaction over approv al of the Young plan created bv the committee of national financial experts in its four months Paris session The Young plan fixed the Ger man war debt at a certain figure beyond which the Germans could count in arranging payments of their own huge war debts tered and sold The general Legge and Hyde Will Be Hoover Guests at Presidential Cabin WASHINGTON Aug 30 President Hoover will have an op portunity this weekend to go lei surely Into theactivities and poli cies of the new federal farm board Chairman Legge secretary Hyde and four other members of the board were among the guests ir vlted to accompany him late torltiy to his Rapldan river camp in Vir ginia Theywere in a position to give him not only a conversational uc count of their efforts to date but a first hand report on the plans worked out at Chicago this week for organization of the na tional grain marketing corporation KNOWN IN MC N K Whalen customer in bank whp waa linocked uncon gftiivvp known toG HC Lesher proprie tor of the Lesher grocery store who formerly lived in Esther ville He says Mr Whalen is a former member of the legisla ture and was a candidate at the last election fired persons on the street who witnessed the holdup being held at bay by the machine gun operator The license number of the car waa believed to be 11375B Alabama al tho none seemed certain The robbers left town headed south but are believed to havo turned east after leaving the city limits Officials in all surrounding towns were notified to be on the lookout Was Stolen Car MONTGOMERY Ala Aug 30 of the state tax com mission show that the Alabama au tomobile license tag reported to have been on the car in which five bank bandits escaped from Esther ville Iowa today was issued to George W Barfield of Birmingham Ala but that it was reported lost Feb 20 ANOTHER ROBBERY BROOKLYN Iowa Aug 30 Three unmasked bandits believed to be about 45 years old today robbed the Poweshiek County Savings bank of approximately The men entered the bank about p m while B W Fowler cashier wag working on the books Fowler said they walked behind the counter and he believed them to ne TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 4 Wea IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy Friday night nnd Saturday possibly showers Saturday in northwest and north central portions slightly warmer Friday night and in ex treme east portion Saturday LOCAL STATISTICS American Sugar company weath er figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m Friday Warmest Thursday 88 Coolesc in Night 01 At 8 A M Friday 70 With the wind in the southwest Friday indications were that North Iowas long awaited rain was some where in the future ;