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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 7, 1929, Mason City, Iowa TWO JENSEN FORCED DOWN AGAIN IN ENDURANCE HOP Break hi Gas Line Bad Weather Causes End i Second Time MITCHEL FIHLD N T Feb T hoodoo that trailed Martin Jensen from the time he took off yes terday inin attempt to break the solo endurance flight record finally forced him down at this morn ing with less than half his goal achieved In the Bellanca monoplane Green FlashlJght set out to beat the rec ord of 35 hours and 25 minutes estab lishes by the late Royal Thomas He look off at a m yesterday In the face of adverse weather conditions und at the time of his landing had been in the air 17 hours 6 minutes He declared the combination of Ice rain that he had laced all day night culminating In a aeries ot petty annoyances caused him to give up the attempt Break in Gsa Line A minor break in a gasoline pipe tho breaking of the thermostat and tho bad weather caused him consider able annoyance When a gallon earth en jug ot water crashed to the floor of the cabin sending fragments of the Jugr into his eyes he decided he had enough While he did not suffer any aerious injury to his eyes Jensen said th rain caused him to fear ho would no bo able to make a safe landing He biot his plane down without mishap however AHho he finished In second place in the Dole derby from San Cisco to Hawaii he described his flight ot yesterday and last night over the Long Island flying fields as one of the most difficult of his career Shortly after ho ascended ice formed on the Trlnss of hJs plane causing him to lose altitude Rain which followed soaked him and caused iho Ice to molt Ills Second Failure Despite these difficulties notes Cropped during the early evening breathed optimism In addition to the jug of water which proved to be the straw that broke the camels back Jensen carried nloft a quart of coffee and six hard rolls Ho also took shaving supplies on the theory that it he shaved it would Keep him awake It was Jensens second In an attempt to set an endurance record A week aso lie was forced down by an overheated engine after two hours In the air t Buying airplanes on the Installment plan will make it much easier to give the collectors the News licpulillciin Woman Quits Position as Johnston Aid Mrs Hammonds Resigna tion as Gesture in Quest of Sympathy OKLAHOMA CITY Okla Feb 7 resignation ot Mrs O 6 Hammonds confidential secretary to Henry S Johnston suspended gover nor befora them legislators today were speculating on what effect If any her exit from the states poli tical arena might have on tho pres ent situation With Johnston facing trial before a senate impeachment court on 11 charges voted against him by the house and numerous other state offi cials pondering the trend of the va rious investigating committees In quiries antiadministration forces led by H Tom Klght branded Mrs Ham monds move as a political gesture seeking sympathy for the governors cause Johnston Is Confident Johnston voicing perfect confi dence In the outcome of his case said if ho Is acquitted Mrs Hammonds Is not going to return to the office In any capacity with the full approval and agreement of both parties1 Soon after tho investigating commit tee of tho present legislature began its work Mrs Hammonds name was prominent In the testimony of num erous witnesses Testimony showed her purported activity in tho highway and other departments of state her alleged political maneuvering In the last political campaign also was dis cussed by witnesses called by tha com mittee In her letter of resignation Mrs Hammonds attacked foes of the admin Istration declaring It has been ap parent for some time that stats gov ernment would be destroyed If neces sary to destroy individuals who have thwarted the schemes ot designing pol iticians In their endeavors to control the revenue of the different depart Charges Selfish Aims She said evidence adduced by the investigating committee proved yond a doubt that no honest Investlpa and branded the tlon was desired entire record as a lot ot foolleh statements and misrepresentations to create propaganda that would be een attonal enough to throw a smoke creen over their purpose all with he ultimate aim of accomplishing and arrjlns out their selfish alms Anticipating tho announcement of Irs Hammonds resignation Klght In statement before it was made pub ic said it will occur for tha purpose t attempting to control public senti ment Flour Import Duty Cut banla which periodically at this time f year suffers nn acute food shortage las reduced its Import duty on Amer ca flour f am J400 a ton to 60 cents LINDBERGH IS GUEST ABOARD AIRPLANE SHIP Naval Official Sought Flyers Opinion on Air Question PANAMA Feb 7 Charles A Lindbergh was a guest today aboard the U S S Saratoga airplane carrier while that ship participated Jn maneuvers of the Pacific fleet He will return here tomorrow and prepare for departure Sunday on a re turn flight to the United States This will reverse the route of his flight from Miami FIa which ended yester day at 4 p m at Cristobal Sought Llndys Opinion Colonel Lindberghs visit aboard the Saratoga was by special arrangement and in compliance with a desire of naval authorities that he be taken along to give his opinion on a naval ilr problem To attend the maneuvers he flew the isthmus last night from Mstobal to Panama where he board ed the Saratoga It was said the flight from Miami had been only a trial affair and that no arrangements had been made for ft return airmail flight In the strict ot the word but that such trans portation ot airmail from Central American countries to the United States would be possible when th service was arranged on a permanen basis Despite this however governmen authorities continued its plans to Bern mall back to the United States aboard the plane Colonel Lindberghs three day trip from Miami was completed when he landed at Cristobal after hops which carried him during the day from Man agua Nicaragua Crowd Difficulties Again He delivered 350 pounds of mail to he authorities at France field and hen had his old troubles with cheer ng crowds repeated The crowds massed around his plane ana it was only with difficulty he was able to make his way among them He reported excellent weather and Hying conditions on the trip yester day Stops wera made at Punta Arenas Costa Rica David and Panama City He arrived at his destination on time to tho minute Jugoslavian King Frees All Political Prisoners BELGRADE Jugoslavia Feb 1 Alexander today signed his first amnesty decree since the estab lishment of tha new dictatorship By It all political prisoners who were im prisoned prior to Jan 6 when the dic tatorship was created are freed 101 N Federal Mason City Now for a Whirlwind Finish Choice oi Any Winter Coat in the House and Sizes 14 to per cent of them black and tan Trimmings include Beaver Caracul Marten Fox and Baby Seal The smallest reduction is half Some only onethird their regular price in many instances worth the cost of the coat Closing Out 9 Winter Coats Assorted Colors Formerly priced J35 to J75 9 FUR COATS Price Philadelphia Womaa Pickpocket Is Found Murdered in Street PHILADELPHIA Feb 7 Ing face downward on a deserted side street In South Philadelphia the body ot Sophie Titleman alleged shoplifter ana pickpocket was found early to day There were two bullet holes in the head ot the pretty 24 year old girl and police believe that aha was slain In an automobileand then thrown to the street In her possession were an ex pensive rlngr and pin and J95 In cash The body waa identified thru ringer prints at police headquarters No motive was ascribed lor the slny Ing altho robbery was clearly elimin ated Workman Burned in Explosion at Akron AKRCW Ohio Feb 7 workman was seriously burned In an explosion ot a dust collector In the powdered fuel supply house of tha Firestone Tire and Rubber company In South Akron early today The blast virtually demolished the small building and started afire which was brot under control with little dam ago to the plant workmen there said Edward Amberger was taken to a hos pital with serious btirna He was the only one Injured The detonation rocked the city and brot many calls to police and lire de partments after shattering windows In the district H K Jennings engineer at the Firestone plant reported ali machinery in operation again earlyto day SEEKS REPEAL OF AMENDMENT Massachusetts Legislature Asks Congress for Liquor Law Change BOSTON Feb 7 Massachu setts as represented by the state sen ate is on record in favor of the re peal ot the prohibition amendment to the federal constitution A resolution requesting congress to take action to that effect was passed yesterday with out debate by a vote ot 26 to 6 In ac sordance with majorities rolled up In favor of repeal in 34 of the 40 sena torial districts on a referendum last November A few minutes before the senate acted a group of women who charac terized the state as dry and lawabld appealed to Gov Frank G Al len to use his Influence to prevent mssage of the resolution They termed t a wet memorial likely to be con strued as an Invitation to every gang ster and racketeer to come into Massa chusetts and ply his nefarious trade Shortly before the senate took ac tion the house voted against further consideration of a petition oC Repre sentative Charles S Rackerman of Boston asking that the housa likewise memoralize congress for repeal By a vote of 130 to 70 the house decided hat tha November referendum ap lled only to the senate Tou can tell a great athlete He makes money enough to marry Into the right StarCourier Prince Fearing Status in Commons Wont E5e Visitor to Mine Areas LONDON Feb 7 was a general understanding in the lobby of the house of commons today that tle PrinceoC Wales would not make fur ther visits to the coal fields of Eng land and Wales His decision It was presumed fol lowed recent political discussion in the commons In the course of which his name entered arguments In a way ob jectionable to him A Penny a Day Insures a Month Income Thousands Are Protecting Themselves Against Sent Free for Your Inspection ho Postal Life and Casualty Insur ance Co 1017 Moriarity Kansas City Mo Is issuing a new accident policy that pays up to a month for 24 months in case of total disabil In case of death and less than Ic a a yean Over 40000 men women and chil dren over 10 years of age already have this protection No costly examina tion is do not even Q to pay a cent until you have thor oughly examined tho policy Simply send name address age beneficiarys name and relationship and they will send Ihis policy on 10 days Free Inspection It you are not entirely satisfied after thorough examination that It the est and cheapest Insuranceyon can juy Just return the policy and you owe nothing Write them Charges Piling Up Against Man Given Liberty in Florida J1IAMI Fa Feb 7 Miller wanted in Cleveland St lPau and Los Angeles was very much at liberty today while various charges piled up against him Miller known also as Morris Moll and Harold Stoner was arested here for tho district atorney at Cleveland on a charge of violating the federal narcotic laws Yesterday he was re leased of bond Scarcely IS minutes later a long distance telephone call from the dls met attorney in fit Paul where Mii ler Is wanted for murder set again searching for the man Word also was received from Loi Angeles that extradition proceeding had been started to return Millerthere In connection with a holdup six years ago Californias eon doubtless appreci ates Floridas Science Monitor BALDNESS CAN BE AVOIDED With Lucky Tiger like I Sji Coldi can be healed I Soldi under MoneyBack 1 Harbera or drunfata I Tf T JT If V Tl KV B I Dance Tonight At The Armory First Annual Ball Given By Loyal Order of Moose MUSIC AND VOCAL ENTERTAINMENT By the Blumelodians Broadcasting and Dance Band of Waterloo Everyone Come and Spend a Delightful Evening TICKETS PER COUlLE 5100 EXTRA LADIES Z3c OUR ENTItCtt STOCK I sure was I lit a So many people have made a fuss over me because in rowing back to the America afterwe had picked up the Florida survivors I was smoking a Lucky Strike I cant see why there should be any excitement about was the natural thing for me to do Before we started out from theAmerica I made sure that my pack of Luckies was with wanted thl comfort and pleasure of Luckies no matter what happened I sure was right Ill have to admit that after we picked up the Florida crew and started back my nerves were completely let down So I did the tiling I always do at such lit a Lucky As long as I live Ill never get another kick as I did from the sweet old toasted flavor of that Lucky as we were tossing about on the old Atlantic Im a hundred percenter when it comes to reach for a Lucky instead of a I lay off the things that would make me flabby and light up a Lucky instead Theres too much action going on in my life to have me moving around with a lot of excess weight which I dont Theres another thing about Luckies The toasting process in removing the impurities is a blessing to us who follow the sea It prevents throat irritation which is a constant nuisance to those who are regu larly exposed to salt air Aloys A Wilson Boatswains Mate S S America 1929 The American Tobacco Co Manufacturers Reach fora instead of a i sweet TXV ;