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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 6, 1929, Mason City, Iowa r North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY HOME EDITION yOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT TTTV THWA Q ATTTPT A V TTTT o innn MAbUJN Oil Y IOWA bATUKPAi JULY 6 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 233 CLEVELAND FLYERS SET RECORD Federal 3 APPOINTEES YET TO ACCEPT HOOVER OFFER Group Expected to Give Attention First to Wheat Situation UTASHING JN July 6 fident that the federal farm board membership will be rounded out next week President Hoover has decided to start it July 15 on its effort to stabilize agriculture The first meeting which prob ably will take place ia the white house will precede the reconvening of the senrle by more than a month but in view of the desire of the ad ministration to have the board functioning in time to relieve the situation affecting this years crops the members will go ahead under recess appointments instead of waiting for confirmations Five of the members to be ap pointed already have accepted places and offers have been made to fill the three vacancies As in the case of the presidents law enforcement commission he is expected to address the initial meet ing briefly emphasizing the im portance he attaches to the boards undertaking It will then ready to organize H Legge of the International Har ester c ompany as rchalrm an and of avfjlable for administra tive expenses and 5150000000 of its 5500000000 fund at hand for im mediate stabilization operations Most if not all of the If 15000000 is expected to go into an effort to relieve the wheat situation One ir possibly two of the members ypt to accept appointment will repre sent that branch of agriculture di rectly while the dairy industry also will have a place not yet filled SUGATSCHEDULE IS COMPLETED First 15 Senator Smoot Has Drafted Sliding Scale as Substitute WASHINGTON July 6 Chairman Smoot of the senate nance committee has completed hn tentative draft of a sliding scale cugar tariff proposal as a substi tute for the bitterly contested rate increase proposed in the house bilt Beyond disclosing that it provides for lower rates than the house bill contemplates and that he expects it to find favor with President Hoo ver the Utah senatorleading pro ponent of sugar protection has withheld the details of his proposal He is not expected to make ft public until the committee resumes its work next week on the tariff bill The sugar schedule in which the house raised the general rate to three cents a pound and the prefer ential Cuban rate to is the most vigorously contested section of the bill with indications that It will occasion more debate than any oth er during the long contest in pros pect in the senate Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS July 6 We really ought to have celebrated the small amount of people that I lost their lives July 4 They must be getting harmless An American ambassador to England has only two duties One is to Intro duca daughlen o f prominent republican lead ers to King George and otner is to WILL ROGER maka a Bpech on the Fourth of July that will make England think we are not celebrating us licking them on tbat date Charley Dawes did mighty fine His speech reully made it look like England had won Youra WILL CITY OF CLEVELAND BREAKS RECORD AUNT HET By Robert Quillen When I think how simple Pa is I get seared of other women an then I look at his hald head an realize it pro tects him like a pure heart RIVERA OFFERS NEW LAW TO LEGISLATORS New Constitution Would Establish Government on New Basis IVIADRID Spain July 6 new constitution for the Spanish monarchy Las been pre sented to the Spanish national as sembly The project contains 11 sections and 104 articles detailing concepts of the nation state religion nation ality individual rights the monar chy and succession to the throne Reserved opinion was that it ren resented the fruitification of the seven years program to establish Spanish government on a new basis segun by the present dictator Gen Miguel Primo de Rivera Marqueacle Estella when he assumed power jn 1SZ3 The constitution of 1876 norninai y in force in Spain has been in ibeyance since appointment of Gen Primo de Rivera as head of a military directorate charged with govern ment of the state The cortes of parliament pro vided for in that constitution wns dissolved by King Alfonso in Sep tember 1923 The national assem bly a broad appointive consulalve body having no legislative powers was convoked by royal recree of Sept 12 1927 Gen Primo de Rivera frequently has asserted he is tired and will retire from leadership of the coun try as soon as he has completed his program of giving Spain a new con stitution Above ia shown tho City of Cleveland in one of its rcfueUngs in theair before It broke thoendurance flight recordof 173 hours ami 32 minutes by remainingIn the air a totalof 174 hours and 69 sec onds lafo Friday night At the right are the pilots Byron K New comb top and Roy L Mitchell Untin Bowler Thot to Be Weather Bound at Hudson Bay Post OTTAWA Ont July 6 dio messages to the department marine and fisheries indicated that the ChicagoBerlin plane Untln Bowler was weatherbound today at Great Whale a Hudson Bay trading post Landing at Great Whale weath er bad was the interpretation of a garbled message received from the plane yesterday Great Whale is about 250 miles north of Rupert House where the plane spent Thursday night Lack of further messages was taken to mean that the plane was srounded as its radio only operates when the plane is In the air WEATHER NEXT WEEK For upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and northern anl central great plains Fair Monday followed by show ers beginning Tuesday or Wednes day and fair again at close of week warmer first of week cooler near close RAIN GENERAL THRUOUT STATE Intermittent Showers Fell in Most Sections Lamoni Had Heaviest DES MO1NES July 6 Iowa received a bit of rain today jn the form of intermittent showers Reports of rainfall up to 7 a m received by the government weather bureau here showed Lamoni with the greatest amount 262 Burling ton with 2 inches Creston 142 and Keokuk 118 Other stations reported lesser amounts Heat Causes 2 Deaths CHICAGO July 6 humidity accompanying summer heat was blamed yesterday for two deaths The thermometer registered 85 degrees in the afternoon but the humidity increased by rain storms made the city swelter Andrew Szarensky died soon after being released from the hospital and Charles Kuneckis 5S was stricken by apoplexy and died Showers offered slight relief today Gets Record Rain SHENANDOAH July 6 Train service was halted and wheat fields were damaged by a 483 inch rainfall here during a 14 hour period ending about 6 a m It was said to Yank Doubles Team Defeats British Pair WIMBLEDON ENGLAND July 6 dashing younsp doubles team consisting of John Van Ryan and Wilmer Allison won the British tennis championship in mens doubles today by defeating Britons best pair 1 C Gregory and I G Collins in the final The dark haired Van Ryn and blond partner from Texas won the 3 STREET CARS ARE BURNED IN ORLEANS RIOTS Efforts to Run Trolleys Bring Drastic Action by Strikers MEW ORLEANS July 6 Three street cars wero burned at the Canal street barn curly today in addition to one destroyed at the fcit of Canal street yesterday Other cars sent out on the lines wero prac tically demolished by rocks before the city council instructed that ail attempts at operating cars be halted during the carmens strike Police riot guns tear bombs ind high pressure streams o water were used to quell disturbances and interrupt the almost continuous stoning of railway premises by union sympathizers in the crowd of several thousand Police warned the union men that they would talte their lives into their hands if they sought to force entrance into the barns The city council had before it to day threats to call out the building and metal trades council members in sympathy with car strikers Wo are not going to stand for Public Service importing strike breakers declared William Ruth president of the trades union cotin TURN TO PAGE 8 Cor0ntN fi King George Observes His Anniversary LONDON July 6 King George and Queen Mary re ceived felicitations on the thirty sixth anniversary of their marriage Tomorrow hoth will join with Brit ains millions in a thanksgiving service for his recovery from his long recent serious illness In simple Tnorning they will go by open carriage tomorrow to Westminster Abbey where a spe cial thanksgiving poned once before when his majesty suffered a been ar ranged Aside from a few reserved sentn for the royal family members of the diplomatic corps and others the church will be open to the public Not more than a few hundred will be able to find admission even then a fact which has led the king to ask all worship with him at their own churches Entering the Abbey at the great west door their majesties will be re ceived by the clergy headed by the dean of Westminister and the arch bishop of Canterbury A procession will then be formed passing up the nave to the seats fronting the altar Prayers will be interspersed among the hymns and anthems the ceremony concluding vitb a te deum An offertory for hospita tal3 will be taken not only at the Abbey but at other churches King George and Queen Mary were married July 6 1893 in the chapel royal of St James palace He was then Duke of York newly attained to the Buccesaion thn death of his elder brother the Duke of Clarence He was 26 years old 2 HAD BEEN IN STEADY FLIGHT FOR 174 HOURS Youth Killed in Rush to Welcome Record Holders Federal Agent 3 Others Charged With Murder Death of Two Follows be the years hsaviest downpour in 16 GUARDS SHOOT OHIO CONVICT Negro Attempted to Make Escape From State Penitentiary COLUMBUS OhioJuly 6 William Perry 20 Negro of Cleve land was shot and killed today when he attempted to escape from guards while being transferred to solitary confinement in the state penitentiary Perry had been disturbing his cell mates and prison guards went to his cell last night to take him to other quarters Perry broke loose ami ran down a corridor When he ignored cornrnanfJa to stop several guards fired nt hmi Three bullets entered his chest Injuries Trove Fatal GRINNELL July B turning of an Riitomobile near here resulted in the death of Bobby Old 6 and seriotn injury to his father Tlldein Olds of Grime who suf erecl a punctured and frac ured shull Wimbledon championship on their first trip to European tennis battle fields Brot along as members of the American Davis cup team they weiB practically unknown at Wim bledon until they began to play and were generally rated below the other two American Tilden and Hunter and George Lott and John Hennessey The latter pair was eliminated in the semifinals by the same team which the new champions trimmed today Championship honors in the mens division were divided between the United States and France which last year captured both of these titles Shortly before the doubles match Henri Cochet won an all French singles final from Jean Borotra by scores of 64 63 64 America had two titles of the first three to be decided as Helen Wills easily kept her cornet in yesterdays womens singles final Pennsylvania Bank Robbed of by Three Bandits DAUPHIN Pa July 6 Three men roobed the Dauphin Na tional bank here today of 52500 in cash after black jacking Cashier P Cobaugh as he was open ing the bank The three robbers escaped in an automobile and police threw a cor don thru the mountains in upper Dauphin county Cobaugh knocked unconscious re covered soon after the men left the bank and started in pursuit of the car firing his pistol as he ran Former Middleweight Champ Is Questioned in Death of Marlow NEW YORK July 6 Wilson former middleweight cham pion occupied the center of atten tion today in the search for the slayers of Frank Marlow night club Discrepancies in his story of the events of the day and evening of the slaying have causer police to sub icct his statements to rigid scrutiny LMJUDDISTO GOVERN HAWAII Honolulu Business Man Is U S Representative in Island Territory HONOLULU July 6 rence M Judd prominent Honolulu businessman became governor of Hawaii yesterday in a colorful cere monial at the territorial capitol In a brief inaugural address Judd reviewed the progress of Hawaii saying that the small home owner was the very foundation of the gov ernment One of the chief functions of gov ernment he said is encouragement of industry to the end that univer sal prosperity shall prevail Raid on Farm Oklahoma in TECUMSEH Okla July 6 Four men including W Thomp son a federal prohibition enforce ment agent were charged with murder in connection with the fatal shooting of James Harris and Oscar Lowcry his brotherinlaw during a liquor raid at the Harris farm near here Thursday The farmers were shot by Jeff B Harris who accompanied Thomp son on the raid He and Tom Lewis and Jack Williams are the others against whom charges have been filed Prohibition Commissioner Doran at Washington denied that Jeff B Harris was a regularly employed federal agent H K Hyde assistant United States attorney at Oklahoma said and Williams had PERKINS iS TO SUCCEED LEGGE New President of Interna tional Harvester Was Born in Constantinople CHICAGO July 6 13 Perkins after 31 years in the In ternational Harvester company to day stepped into the presidency va cated by Alexander Legge who re signed to become chairman of the federal farm road His election was announced by Cyrus H McCormick chairman of the board of directors Perkins is a native of Constantin ople born there in 1865 while his fa ther George A Perkins was a pro fessor at Robert college The new president has seen ernment service acting as business advisor in 3918 to the chairman of tho war labor policies board and in H910 as a member of the first Indus trial conference called by President Wilson Skeletons are on the free list in the new tarriff bill This ought to enable every family to have Milwaukee Journal been deputized to assist Thompson in the raid Jeff B Harris admitted investi gators said that he had wounded the two farmers He was searching a chicken coop he said when he saw James Harris approaching with a gun Both fired at the same time Lowery was wounded when he started to run after the shooting Harris said James Harris fled to underbrush along a nearby creek and Jeff B Harris pursued him The farmer came out of the bushes with his gun aimed according to Harris who said he shot him in the ab domen The Shawnee Okla post of the American Legion adopted a resolu tion yesterday condemning with all the vehemence at our command the action of the government in sending men to invade the sanctity of our homes The resolution will be sent to President Hoover NO TRACE OF BANK BANDITS Pair Got Nearly in Daylight Holdup at Orange City ORANGE CITY July 6 bank robbers who yesterday ob tained in a noon hour holdup of the Orange City National bank appear to have made their getaway said Sheriff Hugo Synhorst today Altho posses have neon searching for the men thruout northwest Iowa no traces of them have been found A masked robber entered the bank and obbained the Joot after locking three bank officers In a vault The robber then escaped In a car bearing a South Dakota license number driven by an accomplice On entering the bank the robber ordered B L Barks president John Roghair Jr assistant cashier and Leonard Melles bookkeeper to enter the vault Then he closed the door scooped up all money in sight and rejoined his companion The vault has two doors so that the bank officers escaped almost at once President Barks described the man who entered the bank us being about 5 feet 10 Inches tall about 35 years old and slender There were no customers in the bank CLEVELAND Ohio July G Holders of a new worlds record for endurance flights of 174 hours and 59 seconds Pilots Roy L Mitchell and Byron K Newcomb rested today after remaining in the air from a week ago Friday after noon until this morning when they brot their plane to earth at Cleveland airport They exceeded by one hour 28 minutes and 58 seconds the mark set in Fort Worth Texas by Reg inald Robblns and James Kellcy Weariness brot tho airmen to a lauding and the riotous acclaim oC 75000 persons one of whom was killed after a flight which became more hazardous and difficult as the days aloft cut down their physical endurance Survived Electrical Storm The climax ol the attempt came but a tew hours before it ended and tho two men said it nearly killed them They survived a severe elec trical storm which damaged their refueling plane In a forced landing and stopped all other air traffic tn fight on for the record attained 12 hours later Exhausted the airmen Immediate ly were taken under guard to a hotel to sleep thru the day if thoy desire Resting iWlth thero was Blrneatj Baaham pilot of the refueling plane who completed 24 contacts during the flight to replenish the supply of gasoline oil and food Roads were jammed for miles and the airport was crowded with spectators when tho record wag equalled shortly before midnight The crowd watched anxiously as the next hour passed and joined In a terrific outburst as the record waa set at Rockets and flares were released In salute to the air men Ships Lights Appeared A little later the cruising lights of tho ship appeared an the pilots dropped from the altitude of 3000 TURN TO PAGE 8 COLTJBIN 6 Present Tariff Bill Wont PassBrookhart WICHITA July 6 Fnroute to Guymun Okla to spend his vacation Senator Smith Brook hart of Iowa told Interviewers the present house tariff bill would not be accepted by the senalr He naid the senate measure would bo drawn along different lines MidContinent Company Will Tell of Clear Lake in From WH0 The praises of Clear Lake ad a place for vacationists are to be sung from WHO Des Moines Sat urday evening between and 7 oclock according to information re ceived here by representatives of the MidContinent Petroleum cor poration As a result of requests or iginating in this locality the com pany will devote its half hour pro Body of Missing Moline Youth Found Still Hunt for Girl DAVENPORT July 6 body of Howard Hancock was found this morning near Credit Island by John Polchok who maintains a boat yard on the Iowa side of the gov ernment harbor Thus the mystery of the disappearance of Hancock and Miss Jessie Marks 16 year old Moline couple last Wednesday waa partly solved The search for the girl continues Wea gram to the Saratoga West In addition to the of the musical numbers the representative of the company In charge of the program will recite nome facts and figures about the lake with a view to sim ulating tourist traffic In this direc tion Esthervillc Gels Plans foi Municipal Airport ESTHKRVILLK July fiPIanc for the Eatherville municipal nir port drawn by Architect Howard R mosquito Is In progress again with Green of Cedar Rapids have arrived the odda as usual in favor of the here Work may start on tlie Jimmlo Monlajrue In ars in two weeks I NOW York Herald The annual extermination of the IOWA FORECAST Unsettled local thundershow ers probable in southeast por tion Saturday night and Sun day and In west and north por tions Saturday afternoon or Saturday night Slightly cooler in northwest portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Saturday Warmest Friday 83 degrees Coolest in Night 63 degrees At 8 A M Saturday lit decrees nalnfnll u Ort the theory that every little bit helps the rain that fell early Sat urday morning was beneficial to Mason Citys vegetation It totaled only a bit more than a tenth of an inch and many probably did not know of its occurrence And yet it gave the plants a small drink More precipitation is badly but needed nevertheless ;