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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 9, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowa 9s PAPEI Edited fpr the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL XXXV TIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT H 0 M E EDITION LASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 9 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 235 THOT DEAD IN SUB CRASH MANLY RECLUSE DESCRIBES MAN WHO BEAT HIM Authorities Seek Missing Workers on Road Grew MANLY July men who worked on the Dan Condon grading company crew here and tailed to appear at work tne morn ing after Bamuel Holland 69 year olii recluse was beaten and robitfd are being sought by authorities One 01 the men tallied closely with the description given by Hol land oi the man who knocked him insensible with an iron oar while the other it svas thot could have been the lookout who according to Hol land stood out in the street wlule the crime was committed Tue instrument used was thot to be a heavy railroad car bolt Holland resides in a shack near town and makes his living selling fruit and vegetables in season He is rarely seen about thestreets here except when he copies to dispose of his products Hollands wife also lives in Manly altho not with her husband They have been separated many years VlsH Jungles Worth county officers in company with Mason City officers paid a vis it to the Jungles notoriousstop ping place of tramps and others passingthru the city by the freight caroute Interest of state officers in the case is over the possible connection of the attack on Holland with the slaying of two other hermits in Iowaduring the month had been a Contour for 60 years andjrobbed in v early last week and rural storekeeper whoaispltved as a recluse recently was slain near Parnell When I meet the cowardly cur that hit me on the head when my back was turned itll be a had day for him said who is re covering from two dsep scalp wounds in which thread marks can be plainly seen Is Constantly Armed Holland goes about constantly armed He has a 32 caliber revolver a 22 rifle and a double barreled Ehotgun in his cabin at the edge of town and he never leaves home for TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUS1N 5 SMITH IS TO FLYTOIU Southern Cross Will Be Piloted Across At lantic Soon ROME July S Charles Kingsford Smith noted Australian transPacific flyer told the Asso ciated Press today he had virtually decided to fly from England to the United States in the southern Cross as soon as he had time to have his three motors overhauled When the captain arrived here today en route to London from Syd ney N S W he was met by C C Maidment of the Wright Whirlwind Motor company who was asked to accompany the plane to London in order to supervise the overhauling AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Just to show Bill that women have got business sense Jane says shes goin to order the clubs postage stamps direct from Wash ington an save the post masters profit Aav 2Flyers JJgleved Safely onWayto Rome Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS July just happened to have heard of it in an Indirect way and it may be that lots of us wont get any actual proof of it for weeks but the nevv shape of monev Is to go into cir culation Wed nesday Practi cally the same people that handled the old will have charge of this new type Its onethird small more elusive France wants to insert in our debt settlement that they will payus as soon as Germany pays them Thats to be in 62 years so 63 years from now we start receiving our payments Yours WILL ROGERS PLOTTERS FAIL TO OVERTHROW RULE OF MANIU Rumanian Premier Still in Power Conspira tors Arrested VIENNA July 9 peas ant government of Rumania headed by Juliu Maniu premier ap peared today to have weathered sue cessfully a projected military coup detat and to be entrenched more firmly than ever at Bucharest As a result of strict censorship the only direct advices obtainable were contained in an official gov ernment communique which said Some civil agitators known for a long time to tho authorities as men without scruple or worth or ganized a ridiculous plot against the form of the state without causing the least disorder Plotters Are Arrested The head conspirator is former Col August Stojka They could achieve nothing except tha adhesion of two officers Captain Cambra and Lieutenant Georgescu Some fac tory workmen also joined the plot ters All are arrested Investigations are beingcontin ued All sensational reports of dis orders are vathout foundation and perfect quiet reigns in the country Order Is secured in all particulars and the army is as ever at Its post Other reports notably those re ceived from travelers arrivinghere from the Rumanian capital were more disquieting but even they indi cated the government had the situa tion well in hand There was some conjecture as to n possible connection of former Crown Prince Carol with the corn plot Planned to See Son Paris reports said that he was preparing to leave that city for Bled Jugoslavia where he would see his son the boy king Michael while In other quarters there were reports he was expected at Veldes southern Slavia to see his mothi Queen Marie The version of the affair general ly accepted here was that a well bolstered plot existed to overthrow the Maniu government reinstating the liberal regime which it ousted or a military dictatorship 10 Men Are Added to Lake States Station ST PAUL July 9 nice lave been added to the staff of the States Forest Experiment sta tion at University farm St Paul and have been set at work on four different projects in Minnesota Michigan and Wisconsin it was an nounced today Five of the new employes will be permanent staff members while the others will re main only thruout the summer Now lets have one more mara hon and see who can tend to his own business the Rapids f tfPIUM FOUND IN TRUNK OF WIFE OF ENVOY Baggage From China Had Fortune in Narcotics CAN FRANCISCO July 9 Eleven pieces of baggage brot from China to San Francisco by Mra Susie Ying Kao daughter 01 the Chinese minister to Cuba anc wife of the Chinese vice consul here disgorged a fortune in opium when opened late yesterday by officials The baggage whlcn was seized last Friday as the result of reports received from representatives in China of the United States treasury department was opened upon in structions from Washington that Mrs Kao was not entitled to dip lomatic privileges Protested Search Customs officers opened the trunks and suitcases in the presence of Mr and Mrs Kao and theirjat torneys who protested that the act was a violation of a ChineseAmeri can treaty Mrs Kao was not de tained The opium was valued by customs ofifcers at 51000000 Three other trunks said to contain only person al property of the diplomats wife were not opened but were held by customs agents pending further in NEAR NEW ENDURANCE MARK the treasury de structions from partment Opium Not Property Mrs1 Kao declared the opium was not her property and that she had not known the trunks contained the drug She said sne had been persuaded by wealthy and Influen tial friends in China to bring the U pieces of baggage into San Fran cisco under diplomatic status and believed that they had contained presents for friends in this country Asked to name the persons in China to whom she had referred Mrs Kao refused saying that since she now knew the trunks contained opium her life would be endangered by revealing the owners names Customs agents declared that the opium was the property ot a huge smuggling ring FLOOD WATERS DELAY TRAFFIC Main Line Rock Island Track Washed Out in Town in Illinois SHEFFIELD 111 July 9 About 600 feet of main line truck of the Rock Island Lines was washed out nt Tiskilwa last night when the waters of Bureau creek overflowod and backed into the streets of the town flooding the basements of several homesand de laying traffic thruout the night The storm which was in the nature of a cloudburst swept eastern Bu reau county doing considerable damage In the eastern portion of Bureau county the rain was ac companied by hall wnieh caused much damage in the town of Wyan t The water had receded early to Trial of Clintons Police Chief Reset to Aug 12 by Kepler CLINTON July 9 M H Kepler of Northwood who is hearing the ouster case against Chief of Pollca James Sloppy to dty granted the state until July 20 to file moro specific statements and set the hearing of the case for Aug ust 12 SEVEN DEATHS IN HEAT WAVE High Temperatures Are Sweeping Eastern States NEW YORK July 9 deaths and numerous prostrations were recorded tpday as the second severe heat of the summer continued unabated in the east The period of torrid weather which descended over much of the country Sunday increased in inten sity yesterday and deaths directly attributed to the heat occurred in New York Philadelphia Washing ton Wilmington Del and Lynn Mass Some other persons died of drowning seeking relief in the water from the sweltering tempera tures The hottest place In the country accordingto weather bureau re ports was Phoenix Ariz where a temperature of 102 degrees was re corded the Pacific Coast the Rocky Mountain district and the northwest escaped the wave of sizzling heat Des Moines Woman Killed by Lightning DES MOINES July 0 shining and with few clouds In the sky Mrs Zelma Terrell 21 was killed by lightning here yestcr Altho foghas proved a great worry R B Reinhart right and Loren Mendell are approaching the endurance mark of 174 hours Tho two are seen here before the takeoff talking the venture over with their backer G McAdoo Jr son of the former secre tary of the treasury Herron Goes Into Lead by Displacing Nordstrom Sioux City Golfer Finishes day and the tracks opened to traffic have MEXICAN SHOOTS BORDER PATROL U S Officer Said He Pur posely Refrained From Firing CALEXICO Cal July 9 llarence C Griffith a border pa trolman of the U S customs de jartment was in a hospital here to day with a shattered hip which he claimed he could have avoided If he had fired at a Mexi can who fled at his command to halt Griffith who said he withheld his ire because of recent criticism of he uso of firearms by border pa rolmen tried to arrest the fugitive who was making an attempt at an llegal crossing of the international boundary line The Mexican fled and in attempt ng a peaceable capture the patrrl man said he stumbled on brush and ie claimed the Mexican jumped on lim snatched nfs gun and shot him vhile he was prostrate Qualifying Rounds With Score of 143 By WOJBUR C Associated Presa Sports Writer coy tf cpussjB DAR Herron ofSioux City who two years ago carried away the state golf title today stroked his way In to temporary first place In the con test for medalist honors in the 1929 Iowa amateur golf tournament He appeared certain to carry aft the honor as Lloyd Nordstrom tiie stocky Davenport youth who led the way yesterday suffered a relapse today and shot a 79 eleven strokes more than it took him yesterday Herron finished the 38 holes of qualfying play the last 18 of which were played today with a total of 143 one over par He was four strokes ahead of the next best score reported when nearly all ot the heavy favorites haa finished Nordstrom was tied in second place with a fellow townsman Dr Paul Barton and Carroll Stuart at 147 whila Arthur Bartlett of Ottumwa defending champion Ira Allen of Davenport and John Vavra of Ce dar Rapids ranked in a tie in fourth place with 150 each Herron took the lead in the med alist battle by turning in a one over par performance to add to his even par round of yesterday His 72 to day Included two birdies and three TURN TO MARKET PAGE Walter Andrews of Atlanta Elected New Head of Elks Order LOS ANGELES Cal July 9 Walter Pembcrton Andrews of Atlanta Ga today was unani mously elected grand exalted ruler of the Benevolent and Protective 3rder of Elks In the executive ses sion of the sixtyfifth convention lere Colonel Andrews In 1913 was ap rointed by President Woodrow Wil son to he commissioner general to he Mediterranean and Balkan bates in the interest ot the Panama exposition Lloyd Maxwell of Chicago a life member of the Marshalltown Iowa odge No 312 was named grand reasurer FOUR INJURED BY EARTHQUAKES Uneasiness Felt in Vicinity of Los Angeles Over Tremblers LOS ANGELES July 9 Earthquakes whlch rocked Los Angeles and vicinity yesterday causing injuries to four persons and damage to a few buildings left an aftermath of uneasiness in some ds tricts today in spite of the state gist that a recurrence of the temblors was unlikely East Whittier school in the sub urb of Whittier was the principal building damaged Two children were hurt when a washing machine overturned and two oil field workers at the Santa FeSprings field near Whittier were struck by falling objects from der ricks Officials at the field said two producing wells were stopped by the lakes The shocks while most severe at Whittier were distinctly felt from Santa Monica to Long Beach In Los Angeles buildings rocked percept ibly but no damage was reported Dumbbells are funny things Gills used to get them to color their cheeks cheeks Today to get County Record they color their Rails ATLANTIC WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO HELP PLANE 4232Mile Flight to End by Wednesday Morning BULLETIN HORTA ISLAND OF FAT AL Azores July news ot the American trans Atlantic monoplane Pathfinder had been received here late today Tho course of the Pathfinder would have carried hern about 100 miles north of the NEW YORK July 9 by following winds the monoplane Pathfinder carrying Roger Q Wil liams and Capt Lewis A Yancey was presumed to be well out over the Atlantic on its way to Rome The plane left Old Orchard Maine at a m central stand ard time yesterday Ynncey who in the navigator estimated they would complete the 4232 mile flight in about 48 hours which would bring them to Rome Wednesday morning When last reported an hour after the start the Pathfinder was about 75 milss off Portland lightship and going fine The report was made by a coastguard plane which escort ed the flyerson the first 100 miles Yancey Plotted Course The course plotted by Yancey lay eaat southeast to the corner junction ofship lanes 1000 miles off Old Orchard then along the fortyfirst parallel to Cape Ortegal Spain across to Bayonne France and over the Mediterranean to Rome Altho the start was made thru a fog Dr James H Kimball meteor ologist at the weather bureau said weather conditions over the ocean were favorable with the prospect of helping winds He said some cloudi ness and occasional showers might be encountered in midAtlantic The start was made after two failures when the plane Green Flash predecessor of the Pathfind er was wrecked in attempting to take off Both Veteran Airmen Both members of the crew are TURN TO PAGE COLUMN I NORfHRELDlAN ON FARM BOARD President Names William F Schilling to Represent Dairying WASHINGTON July 9 TWil liam F Schilling of Northfield Minn has accepted an appointment to the federal farm board to rep resent the dairying industry Schillings acceptance was an nounced yesterday nt the whito louse Earlier hi conferred for more han half an hour with President Hoover It was announced that his appointmentwas sponsored by SO national dairy cooperative organi zations representing all sections of the country The new appointee Is president of the Twin City Milk Producers as sociation with headquarters in St Paul and has had extensive experi ence In cooperative dairying Schilling is the sixth member of the board to he named and two va cancies remain to be filled It is ex pected that one of these will go to a representative of the wheat grow ing industry W F Schilling Northfield Minn newly appointed member of federal farm board is well known in Mason City and vicinity where he has ap peared on several occasions speak ing at cooperative meetings His work with the Twin Cities Milk Pro ducers attracted the attention of leaders on the milk producers asso ciation here several years ago and he was brot to Mason City for an address on that subject He is re garded by North Iowa farmers ns one of the leadingmen In the middle west on cooperative fanning and dairying TO LEAD ELKS This is Walter Andrews of Atlanta Ga who was elected Tuesday ns new grant exalted ruler of Ilio Ellcs dur ing the sixtyfifth national con vention at Los Angeles PUBLIC Tft GET NEW CURRENCY ON WEDNESDAY Smaller Bills to Save Country Million D ol Jars WASHINGTON July 9 myriad ranks of money seekers tomorrow will become at the sama time curiosity seekers For with the opening of banks for business tomorrow morning the nationwide scramble will begin to acquire some or the new attractive unfamiliar currency which within B few months will replace the long fa miliar much larger paper money now in circulation thruout the coun try The curiosity demand for the new currency onethird smaller than the old is expected to keep up for several weeks with about 912000000 pieces already printed the treasury is prepared to meet that demand but only to a limited extent because of the big problem of distribution and the necessity of avoiding waste by keeping the old currency in use as long as it is fit for exchange This change in currency which Is to be completed in about a year is the first undertaken by the govern ment since 1861 and is expected to reduce the cost of materials print ing storage and distribution about 51000000 a year Only limited amounts of the new currency in denominations from 51 tn J20 have been made available to the banks for distribution tomorrow TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 3 We see The Cradle of the Deep is scheduled ns nonfiction Doesnt that settle the question of veracity Blade NEW ENDURANCE MARK IS NEAR Mendell and Reinhart Only Few Hours Away From 174Hour Point CULVER CITY Cal July 9 their goal only a few hours distant L W Mendell and R B Rcinlmrt showed signs of physically weakening today as they piloted their single motored biplane toward the endurance record of 174 hours 59 seconds While they indicated the continu ous air journey which started a week ago at a m had worn them to the point of exhaus tion their messages continued to reflect the determination which had carried them beyond the one hun dred sixtysixth hour of flying at a m Should the pair keep the place Angeleno in the air until oclock this afternoon they will have eclipsed by an hour the pres ent record established only thiee days ago by Roy L Mitchell id Byron K Newcomb at Cleveland First evidence that the men were reaching the point of exhaustion was received in a message late yes terday in which the flyers aiked for a quart of rubbing alcohol Ground officials interpreted this to meun that the flight was wearing them DEEP WATER IS MAKING RESCUE WORK DIFFICULT Two British Ships Collide in 274 Feet of Water Off English Coast BULLETIN LONDON July 9 tm first lord of tho admiralty an nounced in tho house ot com mons this afternoon lhat no hope could ho entertained that tlio remainder of the crew of tho submarine H17 could be rescued alive T ONDON July S The British submarine H47 with 21 of her crew believed dead or trapped with in her today was sunk in 270 feat of water in St Georges channel off the Pembroke coast to the west of Kithguard The undersea craft wag struck by tho submarine L12 a larger vessel and sank so quickly that only two of her normal crew of 23 were saved These were Lieut R J Gardner her commandingofficer and Sidney Clehurne of Devonport telegraph operator both of whom presumably were jn her connine tower One Lost In Ir12 The L12 lost one man Charles Edward Bull chief signaller wha is missing whilo Arthur Sampson a seaman was in n critical condition from injuries he suffered in tha crash As sopu as word of the disaster was received the dock yard tugs Resolve and Grappler hurriedly pre pared to go to sea with salvage gear etails t der which the disaster took place or how badly the submarine smashed when she went down were lacking In the first announcements by the admiralty It appeared however that tha H47 sank In about 270 feet of water or nearly three times that in which the American submarine 34 sank in 1027 and considerably deeper than that to which tho S51 sank In 1923 Salvage operations at such a depth would be exceedingly diffi cult Rcscuo Work Difficult It is believed that todays disaster occurred while the various flotillas which have been taking part in combined exercises off the Irish coast were returning to Portland or Portsmouth Ocean salvage experts expressed tho opinion that if the weather remains fine It should ba possible to locate the wreck but that the great depth at which it In lying would make diving operations very difficult There is a possibility that ths new Italian diving apparatus which enables divera to work safely far under tho surfncs and which is being used In an effort to raise tha liner Egypt off Ftnlsterre will ba utilized In an attempt to ealvaee the H47 B Submarines of the H class ara the smallest in the British navy and TURN TO PAGE S COLUMN 5 IOWA FORECAST Pair Tuesday night and Wed nesday warmer Wednesday and in northwest portion Tuesday night LOCAL STATISTICS GloBeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Tuesday Warmest Monday Coolest in Night At 8 A M Tuesday nolnfall The moisture needs of vegetation In and about Mason City have been satisfied The 57 of an inch of rain fall which fell between and oclock p m Monday brot ths fourday total to almost an Inch Grass shrubbery and not to mention corn oats and mead fairly leaping forward in the rapidity of their growth 85 B4 84 57 ;