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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 19, 1929, Mason City, Iowa DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITX PAILY TIMES XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRES REPORT HOME EDITION MASON CITY IQWA FRIDAY JULY 19 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 244 BANDITS ROB CHEROKEE Secretary Moves to Avert War in Far East cftiNA ARE REMINDED OF PEACE PACT Ross Arnold Endurance Flyer Dies in Crash Charles Gatschet CoPilot DIES IN CRASH Dispatch Reports Rus sians Have Taken 2 Frontier Towns BULLETIN OSAKA Japan July ID fP Harbin correspondent of the Osaka Asaki telegraphed Ms paper today that tho Rus had1 assumed tho offen sive and had captured the bor der cities of Fogranichnaya and Mcmchli WASHINGTON July 19 Secretary Stimson has called to the attention of both the soviet and Chinese governments the fact that theyfare signatories of the Kellogg anti warltreaty jn connection wth reported threats of war between the twocounties French Ambassador Clauciel called at the state department yes terday and it is presumed in diplo matic circles that Secretary Stim son communicated to him for trans his government to the soviet the suggestion that they should abide by the renunciation of tjardoctrine which was adopted as B national policy by Russia itb ad the Kellogg pact WU received a from Secretary vAsks Aid of Others to avoid hostilities in the far east Secretary Stimson en listed the aid of Japan Great Brit tain aid France Besides conferring jesterday with French Ambassador Claudel Stimson talked at length withJapanese Ambassador De buchi Sir Esme Howard the Briti ambassador has also centered with the secretary Under the terms of the four pow er treaty concerning the pact signed in Washington In 1921 the United States Great Britain Japan and France are obligated to confer and consult with one another in a threat to peace in the Pacific and particu larly a threat to their possessions WAR MENACE HEAVY Ross Arnold DCS flloines was liiilcd late Thursday when his piano Greater DCS Molncs went into a dive and crashed Charles Gatschet copilot saved himself witha The piano was making a refueling to starting an onduranee flight as a publicity stunt for the DCS BIplnes Regis ter xVrnold wns pilot for tho Cab Airways Kansas CitjMinneapolis line passing thru Mason City Saves Own tife With Parachute DES MOINESi July IS Arnold pilot of the monoplane Greater Des Moines was killed here late yesterday when the plane was wrecked nine miles southeast of here x The crash followed an attempt at a test refueling preparatory to starting an endurance flight today Charles Gatschet copilot was thrown from the plane but landed safely with a parachute The plane was flying directly be low its refueling ship the Miss Sioux City piloted by Arnolds brother Amon and Jimmy Barwick It suddenly went into a dive Gatschet and Arnold were both in the rear cockpit which was equipped with dual controls Gat schet said he attempted in vain lo pull the nose of the ship up Then he was tossed from his seat into the air Hesaid he did not know what became ofArnold One report said that Arnold too was thrown from the ship but other witnesses declared that he at tempted to right it The position of the body a few feet from the wrecked craft bore out the latter The plane dove from a height of 2000 feet plunged into a group cf trees and dropped a mass of tangled wreckage into a wooded ravine HAMMILL AT GOVERNORS PARLEY menace of war hung over novth eastern Asia today with a tensesitT nation rapidly developing which easily could involve Russia and China in a battle for supremacy jn Manchuria European correspondents in tho affected area reported large concen trations of troops both Chinese and Russian at frontier points on the Chinese Eastern railway seized last week by Manchurian authorities There was admitted danger of bor der clashes in the propinquity of these armies Grave But Not Hopeless Little if anything indicated tho actual peace of the two countries has been broken the current crop of rumors of border incursions and repulses lacking confirmation Ex cept for frontier clashes there WHS some disinclination to believethe TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 1 AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen I may be sneakin in some ways but I aint never poured mayonnaise dvessin on table scraps an called it a salad NINE BODIES ARE REMOVED FROM TRAIN WRECK Two or Three More Dead May Be Found in Sub merged Coach CTRATTON coio July 19 UP 5 Nine bodies had been recovered early today from the vyreckage of the Chicago Rock Island and Pa cifics crack passenger train which plunged thru a floodweakened bridge into a creek a few miles from here at dawn yesterday Flood lamps rigged on wrecking trains lighted tht twisted steel Pull mans as searchers worked thru the night in an effort to locate addition al bodies in the death car The Cape Porpoise still submerged be neath the torrent that poured down the ordinarily dry creek On each bank other Pullman and baggage cars were piled two of the Pullmans half submerged in the arroyo Body Found Down Stream Eight of the bodies were taken from The Cape Porpoise whlcti was so completely submerged that it two hours after the wreck be fore it was realized that one of the cars in the train was missing The ninth body that of a Negro porter was found a mile down the stream Scores of the more than 100 pas sengers were injured and weretak TUJIN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 4 Burhed Under Auto Near Nashua at Among the state executives attending the opening meeting nt tho annual governors conference n1 New London Conn were Governors John Weeks Vermont Franlc O Allen Massachusetts T Chrlstien 1 sori Minnesota Henry1 ield Missouri Meyers Y Ohio G H Dorn Utah Governors O Max Gardner North Xarbltna W G Conley West Virginia Norman S Max Gardner North W G Conley West Virginia Norman S Cnse Rhode Island George F SchaferNorth Dakota HG W T Gardiner Maine C D Buck Delauare W E Carlton FloridaGovernors JS John Trunibiill Com the top row tothe extreme lelt GovBrnors J S Richards South Carolina John Hnminlll Towa Franklin D Koosevclt Governor Browstcr Maine Iowasgovernor Is on NASHUA July Steven son 12 Ehvood City Pa is under physicians care here suffering from almost fatal burns received when she waa pinned under a burning car on the highway three miles south of here this morning Her parents Mr and Mrs A M Stevenson John 8 and ICatheriiie 10 suffered minor bruises in the accideut which occurred when de fective steering gear caused Mrs Stevenson who was driving to iose control of the car whichstruck the side of a bridge and turned over several times All but Jane were thrown clear of the auto which burst into flames The car was pulled off the girl by the alii of motorists on the highway who stopped at the scene The car a 1928 Buick sedan and all the clothingf and traveling ef fects of the family were destroyed The car was insured The Stevenson family enroute to Wolf Point Mont had spent the previous night in Waterloo The un injured members are in Nashua staying at the cottage of W M Prudhon Seven Are Killed in Aluminum Plant Blast NEW KENSINGTON Pa July 19 dead and nine ir jured was the toll today of the ex plosion which last night wrecked part of the Logans Ferry works of the United States Aluminum com pany a subsidiary of the Aluminum company of America J I Paustenbach 55 Tarentum Pa night foreman staggered from the plant a few minutes after the explosion and dropped dead The body of another workman was found in the ruins Five others died in a hospital Firemen extinguished flumes which burst forth with the blast Firemen and volunteers combed the debris today altho officials of the company said all the two score men In the place at the time of the ex plosion had been accounted for Official estimates placed the property damage at 510000 NEW CURRENCY HARDTO RAISE Secret Service Men Point to Difficulty of Changing Face Value of Notes WASHINGTON July 19 In making more difficult the task of converting a 51 bill into a ten or into a tyenty the new small currency has brot an educa tional problem to the secret serv ice Much of the past work of the secret service in dealing with spuri ous currency has been causedby note raising operations altho there have been sporadic appearances of counterfeit bills W H Moran chief of the secret service believes the new currency will place new and greater handi caps In the way of the note raisers because of the denominational de signs that havebeen adopted thing that I am glad to see with reference to this small cur rency he told members of con gress is the restriction in the num ber of designs We have had a great deal of trouble about that Take for instance the raising of bills with the employment of the same portrait on different denomin ations of currency VIn other words it will be diffi cult to raise a bill because you will know that Washingtons por I trajt Is only on the one dollar bill ST LOUIS ROBIN UP SIX DAYS Another Refueling Effected Friday Ship Going Strong ST LOUIS July 13 go ng strong after six days in the air the St Louis Robin endurance ilane piloted by DaleJackson and Forest OBrine tok on a new supply of fuel at 7 oclock this morning and drove on into the seventh day uloft The plane had been up 147 hours at am A sister endurance plane of the CurtissRobertson JManufacturi n g company theuMlsspuri Robin ap proached the its second day of flight this morning It is piloted by Joseph Hammer and WGentry Sheltbn The two planes circled over different air ports last night to avoid possibility of a collision Second Day HOUSTON Texas July 19 Nearing the end dfiissecondday was aloft early today The plans took off at a m Wednen day UpMore Than 2 Days SHREVEPORT La July 19 IPt Lear Leary and William San ders were still riding their mono plane today over Shreveport in an endurance record attempt At lazo theypassed the 48 hour mark ana were in good spirits Fort Dodge Prepares to Welcome Visitors at League Convention FORT DODGE July Chamber of Commerce and the city officials are busy making arrange ments for the annual convention of the League of IowaMunicipalities to be held in thiscity Aug 20 21 and 22 More than 700 cities and towns in Iowa belong to this asso ciation and a large number of visi tors is expected The Chamber of Commerce Is arranging entertain ments for the visitors nnd every delegate will be assured a fine time and real Fort Dodge welcome Severe Lake Storm Causes High Damage CHICAGO July 19 A furi ous noreaster lashed Lake Michi gan yesterday and early today 3ausing thousands of dollars loss in lakefrorit damage Fifteenfoot waves battered lakefront apartment buildings ton craft from moorings antl swept over streets beaches and parks Mariners described the storm as the worst in 20 years Excursion steamers and freighters fought their way with difficulty thru the tumbling waters Repairs recently made to shore broperty damaged in the severe spring storms were in most cases sweptaway Several small bathing beaches were obliterated A large portion of the sand fill for the site of the worlds fair in 1933 was car ried back into the lake On the north side Sheridan road was blocked thru Lincoln park and Kvahston Police feared the street was in imminent danger of being washed away opposite Calvary cemetery in Evanston Two north side apartment build ings were seriously threatened Waves shattered windows in the lower floors of one while water stood two feet deep in the entrance of the other HOYT RUSHING TOWARD NOME Army Flyer Reaches Edmon ton in Try for Speed Record NEW YORK July 19 Tlio Cnrtlss flying service wus advised by tclegnipli today thai Capt Koss G Hoyr flying from Mitchell lifld New York tt Nome had tnkcn off from Ed monton Alberta for While Horse Yukon one hour after lie landed there this morning He is expected to reach White Horse about midnfternbon EDMONTON Alberta July 10 Cnpt Ross G Hoyt flying from Mitchcl field N Y lo Nome arrived hero at m central standard time MINNEAPOLIS Minn July 19 lonight Alaska by is the goal 11 oclock of Capt Victor Berger Is Steadily Improving MILWAUKEE Wis July 19 T Berger 69 former so cialist congressman who suffered a skull fracture when struck by a street car Tuesday was reported early today to be steadily impr v ing Attending physicians ex pressed the opinion that barring j complications he would recover WILL COMPLETE TARIFF MEASURE Committee Prepares to Fin ish Rewriting of House Proposal WASHINGTON July 19 publican members of the senate finance committee will begin their effort Monday to complete rewrit ing the house tariff bill in time for presentation to the senate when it reassembles Aug 19 In the meantime the full mem bership of the committee democrats as well as republicans is resting after the five weeks they have de voted to hearing hundreds of wit nesses appealing for rates on var ious commodities higher than the house bill proposes supporting dif ferent sections of that measure or attacking rate and administrative changes it would bring about The open hearings in which all members of tho committee par ticipated were begun Juno 12 ant were to have ended July 10 but the decision to give witnesses full op portunity to express their desires carried them thru yesterday Ross G Hoyt who hopes to make a flight from Mitchcl field N Y to Nome and return in 75 hours and 4C minutes elapsed time for the 8400 miles Capt Hoyt left Mitchel field yes terday at p m central stand ard time and his first hope 1030 miles to Minneapolis Ho reached Wold Chamberlain fieli lore at p m central standard time taking on 200 gallons of gas oline before leaving for the next re fueling point Kdmonton Alta 1100 miles from here Originally Captain Hoyts sched ule called for reaching Nome at 1 TURN TO PAGE 3 COLUMN 6 Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS July Russia has called home her dip lomats from China China has callRd home hers from Russia If they had both done that be fore the argu ment was start ed there would have been nu argument Thats why dlp 1 o ma t s dont mind starting a war becausr its a custom that they aie to be brot safe ly homo before the trouble starts There should be a nev rule saying1 If you stare a war while you are your countrys of ficial handicap to some other country you have to slay with any war you start Then diplo mats would begin to dip Yours WILL ROGERS QUINTET FLEES WITH MEN A 4000 RE SHOT Machine Gun Bullets Sweep Street Crowd Runs for Cover CHEROKEE July 19 AP traveling man by the name of Herff and an un identified man were shot and wounded neither seriously by five bandits who today used a machinegun to hold up the First National bank and es caped with currency silver and negotiable bonds valued at The holdup occurred at p m and us the bandits escaped in a light colored sedan in which one of them waited outside they fired a fusilade of bullets down the street One of them had remained on ttfo corner of Fourth and Willow streets a half block from the barns while the holdup was in progress and ha sent a rain of bullets after State Senator Lew McDonald who rushea across the street seeking help ag all persons on the streets were ord ered to cover Two Men Wounded Herff was shot behind the ear aa he was retiring at the command of the bandits to the Hotel Lewis The unidentified man waa shot in ttie arm While one bandit waited in tbja car and another operatifd the ma chine gun on the street another dressed ina dark blue suit aud a straw hat entered the bank pointed I amnairfn nr Frnimrinn agun in the faces of tlirec eni yampaign or jiaucanon L0ByESp and ordered them tP I the floor Harvey Adklns assistant I cashier was ordered to open tho safe while Miss Ruth Hosmer clerk and Miller Redfielct cashier re mained on the floor The bandits then went thru ths two cages antl the vault scooping up currency silver and negotiable FARMERS URGED TO LINE UP WITH COOPERATIVES Is Plan of Federal Board By FRANCIS HI STEniENSON Associated Press Staff Writor July 19 Laying the ground work for their titanic task of organizing American agriculture the federal farm board is moving deliberately as it promised Using the press as a medium of contact with the farmers nnd generally the board the Lillian Bell Short Story Writer Is Dead LOS ANGELES Cal July 10 m Lillian Bell 62 writer of short stories and author of several books died here yesterday She was born in Chicago and resided here for 5 years Mrs Bell was credited with originating the idea in 1914 of send ing a Christmas ship to Europe with presents for war orphans Her plan was championed by newspapers ail over the country and Indorsed by President Woodrow Wilson Broadcast its policies as they have Jeen determined around the table presided over by Alexander Legge Chicago business man launches Campaign Chairman Legge thus has launched a campaign of education and joined by Vice Chairman Stone has made an appeal to the farmers to organize into cooperative mar keting associations on a broad atic more intensive scale than ever De fore The board interprets the farm relief act as confining its activities lo dealings with such associations Meanwhile the ventnble army of job hunters and the host of those who would dip into the loan fund provided by congress havt knocked In vain at the board room doors Oneflfnn Hired Only one man has ever been hired by the Chris L Christensen cooperative marketing expert of he department of agriculture who vill serve as Vhe secretary Carl Williams Oklahoma the cotton representative and a veteran newspaperman has been the inter mediary between the board nnd the press It was Williams who inter vened therefore when the good na ured chairman who has been in the mbit rf avoiding personal publicity aised an outcry against the head ines which appeared on some of ihp farm board stories Williams x ilalned that each newspaper had Us own headline writers that the men who wrote the stories did not write the heads and that this accounted for the occasional variance bonds Fired nt Senator McDonald Tho machine gunner directed his fire at Senator McDonald ns he rushed toward the hotel but the legislator escaped tmscralched aa the bullets crashed thru the hostelry windows Ordered to the basement Charles Anderson bank janitor escaped thru a window and sounded the alarm A posse started In pursuit of the bandit machine which headed out of town to the south George Mantor secretary of the chamber of commerce who was in the bank at the time escaped un harmed All was confuilnn hora a half hour after the holdup and details were hard to check Streets buzzed with excitement as officers sought to trail the quintet and bank offi cials checked up the loss Some who saw the car In which the escape was effected said it bore an Iowa license number beginning TURN TO PAGE fl COLUMN 4 Rudd Family Escapes Injury in Car Tipover RUDD July top of the new Nash sedan belonging to Theo dore Kleen northeast of Rudd was badly damaged when the car turned over twice nnd landed in the ditch north of Rudd on the grave road The family escaped serious injury Mrs Kleen who received a cut on her forehead being the only member i injured fowa Governor Among Party Enroute to White Mountains for Outing NEW LONDON Conn July 19 Six governors and one liou tenant governor with their familss and aides were enroute by ship to the White mountains today Hie guests of Gov Charles W Tobcy of New Hampshire Gov John Ham mill of Iowa is In the party Alaskan women pian a memoria to the pack mules who lost their lives in the gold rush Maybe we men will bo appreciated yet Amerlcan Lumberman IOWA FORECAST Generally fair Friday nlghtj somewhat warmer in cast por tlon Siiturdny Increasing cloud iness nnd warmer LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Friday Warmest Thursday 81 Jxmcst in Night 4t At 8 A M Friday 65 Tho rapidity with which Iowas weather can shift from uncom fortably wnrm to uncomfortably chilly was demonstrated Thursday evening when in an hour after the wind took a shift to the northwosc the mercury had descended some 15 degrees The minimum for 49 for the night has been equaled but once this once on the first night of the month ;