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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 5, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North AiLY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JULY 5 1929 HOME UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 232 OLIDAY IOURTH TAKES IS TOLL HERE UN ACCIDENTS tSHollahJale Minn Boy Struck by Auto Driv en by Woman of July accidents in the city Thursday were responsible Ifor one serious injury several minor 1 and considerable damage to severcl automobiles Tifmian Robertson 13 Hollaridale Minn received a fractured leg when was struck by a car driven by Mrs EC Whitson Davenport at u place 6 miles north of the city TbB Robertson boy was struck as Ihe walked out from behind his ia car He is the son of J P F rjiouertson The boy was taken to linePark hospital for treatment I Howard Wilcher 12 and Avis IWelchcr T received severe cuts jhenthe Chevrolet in which they Rvere riding and which wasviriveti fey MVVDTWelcher collided with a Dodgecoupe driven by J W Simp fson Rock Falls Simpson declared that he was forced to hit the Wel cher car to avoid striking a Buick by R Blander Iowa City accident occurred Thursday ipriing at the intersection of Qurth street northeast andPenn yivania avenue The Chevrolet was foightly damaged ant the Dodge was lvSdly smashed JivPete Barnhiscl 611 South Penii oJylyania avenue was slightly in t V car in which he was Aiding by FJpbonnell street northeast cpl jed with a driven by Lv M 12 The collision was headon wth the car headed east and the IjCarroll car traveling west Ingof latland Osage also traveling west n another car collided with the other two cars Tlie accident oc fuHirred at oclock Thursday LIST unk During Fatal Flight Claim Will Rogers SANTA MONICA July While everybody was off on some sort of vacation yesterday Mr Hoover our hardest worked man was at the white house appointing com missions He is going to have to appoint a commission t o keep track of the c o m m i s slons that he has appointed It just looks like there wont be enough peo ple in the coun Wtli to go on all these commissions I know there wont be enough good ones He is going to quit shaking hands for the summer wtih all the rubber necks A move which everybody will applaud He fig urea if he can Just shake hands with all his commissions that he will have his right hand full all summer Yours WILL ROGERS Britt Woman Dies in Crash ACCUSE LIQUOR ICER WITH ALGONA MAN IS BOUND OVER IN ACCIDENT CASE Charged With Failure to Report Morning Collision BRITT July 5 George Stell AI gona was bound over to the grand jury oa a charge of failure to report an accident at a hearing here today in connection with an i auto collision early this morning in j which Mrs Peter Leichman living 1 a mile east of here was killed Steil who was driving the car and his companion Kenneth Crook also of Algona were arrested this morning by Sheriff B H Wahlert ot Garner on a warrant sworn out by Justice of the Peace H H Mullin of Britt before whom the hearing was held The two young men were held by Sheriff L A Hovey Algona on the request of Lyman Naser Britt chief of police who telephoned Mr Hovey to stop the first Ford coupe with only one headlight coming into town from the east Crook was re leased at the Hearing v 1DUSIIN FARNUM IGTQR IS DEAD 18 Icoj ci upi cai Oui terr werV Star of Stage and Screen Succumbed in New York Hospital NEW YORK July 5 theatrical world today mourned one of its best known figures Dustin Farnum 55 Farnum died Wednesday night in a hospital where he was taken a week ago He had been in ill health for a year His brother William Farnum his wife the former Winifred Kingston and his four year old daughter Estelie were with him at his death He made his stage debut with brother William in their boyhood home in Bucksport Maine His first professional appearance was with the Ethel Tucker Repertoire com pany In 1S97 Among his great stage successes were Arizona the Virginian and The Squaw Man He also ap peared with William in the Littlest Rebel in which the brothers shared stardom Later he went into motion pic tures where he enjoyed a continua tion of his stage popularity Oklahoma Federal Agent Denies Shooting Man After Surrendering Okla July Jeff B Harris federal prohibi ion agent was in jail today follnw ng a liquor raid which ended in the atal shooting of one farmer and the wounding of another Harris was arrested lost night ihortly after the death of James iarris 35 who had told officers he lad been shot by a federal prohibi tion agent at his farm near have after he had thrown his gun down and surrendered Oscar Lowry 34 irotherinlaw of James Harris who said he was wounded by the federal agent was reported to be in shot James Harrisafter he had morning lievet sourt rreefi onri nieni AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen know Jim wanted me leave the room but I dont leave Pa alone with no man that acts sneakin like he wanted to borrow money critical condition Jeff B Harris denied that he When Mrs Omlie Broke Record west of occurred about oclock They were on their way home The other car occupied by Crook and Stell was traveling in the other direction toward Algona to the west Stcil was cut by a broken wind Fhield but Crook was unhurt Both cars were somewhat damaged CORWITH MAN DIES ALGONA July 5 Met ille Corwith died here at oclock this morning from injuries received last evening when the car1 he was driving collided with an other at a corner 4 mile west of St Benedict Metille was going west toward Algona when he accident occurred about 8 oclock The other car corn ing from the opposite direction con tained William Stoddard Fred ZwieCel Mrs J G Will and Mrs Luchsinger of Xuverne who wcra all badly cut and bruised rendered The officer said he ooking into some chicken conps when he saw the farmer ng with a gun He declared that he and the farmer who was accom panied by Lowry fired at the same time Lowry ran and the offi cer said he shot hint in the belief he was going after a gun Three other federal ofifcers whc participated in the raid were ar rested but later were released No charges had been filed against Officer Harris early today but be fore the farmers death last night bounty Attorney Randall Pittman said he would be charged with mur der if either of the men died Metilles car was completely wrecked by tho force of the com sion which threw it from the root nto an adjoining field where it is still standing NASHUA RETIRED FARMER IS DEAD Lee C Goodsell Succumbed of Heart Disease While Reading Paper NASHUA July C Good sell 73 retired farmer and well known in this vicinity died sitting in his chair reading a news papers about 8 oclock this morn ing Heart disease Is blamed Mr Goodsell who in recent years became a large property owner in Nashua arose this morning in ap parent good health and complained of no particular ill feeling No arrangements for the funeral have been announced Mr Goodsell is survived by his widowr and two children Hugh Qoodsell Charles City and Mrs Addle Kingsbury West Branch He was born in Aurora 111 in 1848 and after living for a time In Chi cago came to Nashua in 1876 He was married here seven years later andhad resided here ever since THOUSANDS FIGHT WESTERN FIRES Blaze Rages in Canyons Above California Town Mill Valley Escapes SAN FRANCISCO Cal July 5 ravaged Mill valley es caped the threat of further destruc tion last night when a iew outbreak of the flames in tha wooded can yons above the town was beaten hack by a thousand fighters It was the third time the fire demon had been turned back since the outbreak of the conflagration last Tuesday Fire officials said the blaze appeared to he under control but potential trouble still lurked in the smouldering ruins of homesand wooded areas A contingent of United States sol diers sent from the presidio here and from Fort Baker and Fort Bar ry nearby helped to fight the flames as did hikers sightseers and other volunteers Body of Missing Man Is Found in River CARTHAGE II July 5 The body of Harold Foulds 25 was picked up in the Mississippi river by a towboat yesterday near Canton Mo It was Identified by a wrist watch Fouida an assistant In the chemistry department of Carthage colleee dlsanneared Jan 15 DOCTOR FINDS AIR PILOT HAD BEEN This photo was taken just after Mrs Phoebe Falrgravo Omlie of Memphis Tenn broke the worlds altltuflo record for women flyers whenshe ascended to 25400 feet above Moline HI At left Ralph Cram Davenport editor known to many in Mason City ob server of the National Aeronautic association which sanctioned the of Threatens Des Moines U Trustees With Contempt NEW ENDURANCE RECORD LOOMS Cleveland Flyers Only Few Hours to Go to Beat Fort Worth Mark BULLETIN CLEVELAND July 5 At p m the monoplane City of Cleveland had been nloft 164 hours The pilots needed to remain up until n m tomorrow to break the present record by the requisite hour CLEVELAND Ohio July 5 A few brief hours separated Roy Mitchell and Byron B Newcomb from a worlds record for endurance flights today and the airmen set their faces resolutely toward the mark after surviving a storm which lost night brot their refueling plane to earth wrecked beyond further participation An electrical storm which para lyzed air traffic harried them thru the night but today they flew thru lowering clouds braving bad weather with the goal in sight at 10 minutes past midnight A new ship to supply them with fuel and provi sions was purchased and equipped during the night Their last mes sages to thaground gave no hint of abandonment until they exceed the record of 172 hours 32 minutes and 1 second Weather forecasts today were a little more encouraging Thunder storms and perilous going aloft storms of the sort which brot a warning traveling that thru electrical charges the refueling hose might cause death to crews of both ships were passing over The refuelingplane dubbed the Hying milk wagon crumpled after a landingby lightning flashes last night Basham brot the ship to a stop hard against a railroad em bankment in a field near the port All lightsat the field had been ex tinguished during the storm No TURN TO PAGE 7 COLUMN 7 Livermore Elevator Manager Hangs Self LTVERMORE July 5 Chrlstcusen manager of the North Central Iowa Grain company here hanged himself In the elevator yes terday No motive was known arge Amount of Alcohol Found in Vital Or gans Report MINEOLA N Y July 5 report of Dr Alexander O who made a chemical an alysis of the vital organs of Stultz transAtlantic flyer who was killed with two passengers in airplane accident last Monday de clares the man was very drunk at the time of his death The Nassau county prosecutors office announced Dr Goettlers indings today He made the analy sis at the order of county officials Assistant District Attorney hillip Huntington said Dr Gcet tler reported a large amount of al cohol in the stomach and brain and that there was alcohol in tlie iver and kidney Stultz and his companions were tilled when his plane went into a tail spin while he was stunting at an altitude of 300 feet near Roose velt field The two passengers Edward Harwbod and Pascmale Castellucio were killed instantly and Stultz was admitted to a hospital Stultz who piloted Miss Amelia Earharts plane Friendship across the Atlantic to Wales had a reputation of helng an unusually careful piiot Judge Orders Board Not to Interfere Further With Schools Operation DES MOINES July5 trict Judge Prank S Shankland to day told the board of trustees o Des Molnees university it would cited for contempt of court should it perform any further act judged bj the court to Interfere with the rights of students or the operation of the school I want an order arawn broaden ing the words of the previous in junction granted so that there can be no question as to waat acts per formed by the board shall be con sidered violations of the writ ia sued he said The school was op erated under an injunction from May 13 to June 4 and 60 seniors were granted diplomas by President H C Wayman ana the faculty with out consent of tlie hoard The board subsequently declared those diplomas illegal and sent no tice to students that they would he exchanged for proper legal certi ficates or diplomas Judge Shank land today ordered the board to re frain from sending out more leters of that sort 1 Neither Dr T T Shields presi dent of the board nor any other trustees appeared at the hearing of the student application for an in junction to restrain the board from sending out more letters Don Evans the boards attorney argued that the board was acting within Its managerial rights In offering to ex change injunction diplomas for certificates of graduation signed by the trustees Evans contended that no power on earth can prevent the board from investigating the rock and egg riots of Hay 11 which resulted in Dr Shields ordering the school closed and its later reopening un der the restraining order cam paign against at the Nassau county fields altho the an nouncement said there was little In toxication on the part of pilots Huntington indicated that a drive would be started against local speakeasies which are said to supply liquor to aviators STRIKERS HURL BRICKS AT CARS First Trolley to Be Operated in New Orleans in Few Days Attacked NEW ORLEANS July S hall of brickbats greeted the first street car to be operated in New Orleans since the carmens strike started last Tuesday and after 20 minutes of operation it was re turned to the barn The car was manned by imported operators and was guarded by a squad of police armed with sawed off shotguns and pistols A part of the track was found torn up early this morning on Canal street and a large dismantled steam roller was stalled in the middle of the tracks on Carrolton avenue When workmen attempted to re move it they were chased away by a crowd ot men with sticks and bricks Brickbat storming and pistol firing in riots last night caused 71 arrests but the men were freed of charges of disturbing the peace Scores who participated in a battle of a thousand men and police when the company sought to transport a hundred workers to the car barns suffered lacerations and contusions that required hospital treatment Joseph Morliriero a striker who fell with a bullet wound In the neck during the general battle which lasted for a quarter of an hour was not expected to live Lindberghs to End Air Tour Saturday ALBUQUERQUE N M July D Charles A Lindbergh plans to complete his inspection tour of the transcontinental air transport route tomorrow The colonel and Mrs Lindbergh arrived here last night from Clovis N M after in specting the local airport He said they would fly to Winslow Ariz late today and take off from there tomorrow morning for Los Angeles Americanism Denouncing an un tidy neighbor cleaning your Ofn premises with great enthusiasm and sweeping the dirt behind the Times Annotated Press PJioti General Sandlno loader of tho Nlcaraguan revolutionary forced Is la Mexico after es capingfrom his country Pic ture shows him atter landing at Vcra Cruz LARGE NUMBER ATTEND CLEAR LAKE PROGRAM Patriotic Talk Draw Crowd 159 BROWNINGS ARE RESPONSIBLE IN MOST OF CASES Fatalities Due to Fire works Less Than in Former Years pHICAGO July 5 America surrendered 159 lives to the ob servance o fits one hundred fifty third birthday anniversary yester ay The Fourth of July death list thin ear was 46 under 1928 the reduc lon heing attributable chiefly to the ecrease in deaths from drowning1 nd from the heat In only one divl iou did the 1929 fatalities exceed ast years and that was In auto mobile accidents with 70 this year ompared with 54 last Fireworks continued to play a mailer part in the nations Inde lendence day death roll Only seven atallties from this cause were re ported this year as compared with in 1928 Two of them resulted from a fireworks factory explosion and fire July 3 Drowninga were responsible for he largest loss of life as they were last year but there were 35 less deaths from this cause than a year ago Auto Fatalities Higher Automobile fatalities on the oth er hand bounded upward from 54 last year to 70 Nearly onethird oE the countrys toll was taken in tho middle west The middle Atlantic states which last year led In deaths with 68 had 30 less yesterdijyy altho more than oc CLEAR LAKE July cele bration that included a magnificent parade of floats an address by the Rev William Milne band concerts a ball game and finally a brilliant fireworks display drew thousands to Clear Lake and Bayside for July 4 With weather conditions ideal and the throng in a holiday mood the observance which was in charge of Arthur Johnson was regarded as the most successful held at the lake for years The crowd started arriving early hi the morning The parade at was the chief attraction in the fore noon The float of Mrs Lillian Overton up entirely of cut flowers landed the first prize of 550 The class winners who received the prize money of first sec ond and 510 third were as follows Patriotic G A R first D A R second and W R C third Clubs Crescent first Royal Neighbors second and Altrurian third Rural canning clubs first Bonnie Viva cious Daughters second and Grants Willing Workers third Commercial Central West Public Service com pany first Maytaff second and a display of Spitz dogs third The prize for the comical float was di TURX TO PAGE 7 COLUMN 2 SUITOR SLAYS HIS SWEETHEART Father of Girl Then Kills Enraged Youth After Suicide Attempt KEWANEE Mo July 5 Irma Hendershott 16 daughter of William Hendershott a farmer was shot and killed In the yard of her home late yesterday by Claude May berry 23 a suitor who then was slain by the girls father as he at tempted to commit suicide The youth had shot himself once with a revolver with which he had slain the young woman when Hendershott killed him with a shotnm V FRENCH CABINET IS NEAR CRISIS Special Session Called to Consider Attacks of Opposition PARIS July 5 French cabinet was convoked unexpectedly In special session this morning to consider varied attacks of the oppo sition which have brot the govern ment perilously close to a minister ial crisis The ministry decided to try to convince the finance commission of the chamber it should reconsider its decision to inject a safeguard clause into its ratification of the best ac cord with America It prepared al so to fight the attack on Andro Tav dleu minister of the interior There was no objection to French sentiment being expressed simul taneously but separately In a reso lution Tho attack against if Tardieu seemed today to have cen tered about the apparently trivial incident of an angry woman slap ping the prefect ot police duringthe recent veterans parade to protict ratification The minister of interior dented that the prefect was slapped but Deputy Ormann asserted he saw the affair This controversy has is sumed unexpected Importance it was aaid simply because it afforded material for a new attack on the cabinet west and the mountain states had the smallest death lists each section reporting three Temperatures were lower thruout the country yesterday than July 4 1928 when 12 deaths resulted from heat alone So far as reports to the Associated Press showed there was cnly one death yesterday from heat and that was in Chicago Airplanes Xulta Two Last year airplane accidents loolc Four lives whereas yesterday only two deaths occurred from thlfi cause A year ago too there were three deaths in automobile races The only death from that cause re ported this year wag at Pompano Fla where a driver was killed after iie had crossed the finish line in third place of a 10 mile dirt track Stricter laws regulating tlie sale and use of fireworks was credited with keeping the number of deaths and Injuries from this cause down In New York 500 children were treated at city hospitals for fire works injuries Contrasting with the 1928 heat was n 10 mlnuto snowstorm yester day at Speculator N Y the snow falling so fast that holiday motor TURN TO PAGE 7 COLUMNS IOWA FORECAST Local thundcrshowcrs prob able Friday night and Satur day slightly warmer in east and central portion Friday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures fot 24 hour period endingat 8 oclock a m Friday Warmest Thursday BI Lowest in Night 57 At 8 A M Prkliiy 73 Everybody except possibly the venders of cold drinks must have been pleased with the weather dished out for North Iowas fourth of July The temperature was pleas antly warm but not hot Much oJ the time the sun was dimmed or obscured by clouds But there was no rain Thats a perfect celebrating weather ;