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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 20, 1929, Mason City, Iowa Edited for the Home AND MASON CITYj OL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON fJTV THWA dATTTPrvA v TTTT v on mon 1UWA bAJUKDAY JULY 20 1929 HO M E EDITION UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 245 BORDER LOCAL SHOPMEN UNAPPRISED OF STRIKE PLANS M and St L Inspectors Repairmen Have Not Heard from Craft BULLETIN IMARSHALLTOWN July 20 commttee representing the Minneapolis St Louis railroad shop employes opposed to the taking of a strike vote today circulated a denial of news reports that shopmen hero would take such a vote of the possibility of a M and St L railroad in Iowa Illti nois Minnesota and South Dakota hao reached local shopworkers Sat urday but no official word had been1 received from the shop crafts union It was understood by the lo cai workers that meetings had been held Friday night in Marshalltovu and Fort Dodge and that strike bal lots had been circulated at thee meetings but none of the ballots had been received here Saturday Localofficials state that approx imately 20 men employed as car in spectors and repairmen would be af fected by such a strike There is no local craft union An Associated Press story under a Marshalltown dateline follows Possibility of a strike affecting 1100 shopmen of the M St L railroad inIowa Illinois Minnesota and South Dakota loomed today as a result of meetings of the workers fcereandatFprt Dodge last night atrikehallots were circulated at Slayer pad Aged Witch Is Dead o shop 4 crafts union officials before Blame Roads Attitude The strike should it be called would affect workers in Marshall town Mason City Fort Dodge Des Moines and Oskaloosa Iowa Min neapolis and Albert Lea Minn Pe oria and Monmouth III and Wat crtown So Dak The underlying reason for the ac tion according to workers is the attitude of the railroad in recogniz ing the socalled company union which now exists among employes The shop crafts union is attempting to force recognition of its own body TIT instead sought No increase in pay is The immediate reason for the cir culation ballots was the presence here of several leaders of Interaa tional labor unions headed by C T McGlbgan of St Paul internation al vice president of the electrical workers and a member of the exe cutive council of the railway em ployes department of the federation of labor If a majority vote to strike the general committee of meet to set the date Know of No Strike Vote DES MOINES July 20 ther L W Williams only member of the local boiler makers union who employed by Hie M St L or A T Garrity also a member of the local union know of any pending action of the local union concerning the shop workers strike vote ii Marshalltown and Fort Dodge last night they said today Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLSJuly The governors of all the stales are gathered together in Con noetic ut to show how far apart they are Mr Wicket sham sent a letter to them and like every thing that a highly educated man w r 11 es nobody could n d e r s t a nd what he meant They lont know from it if he is wet dry amP repeal WILL KOdERSenforce endure modify or let bad enough alone They have tried to ask him what he meant and he cant tell em The letter has had one astounding outcome Its made Senator Caraway a democrat and Senator Borah a dissolution ist Both see a thing the same way They agree that Wicker sham is all wet Yours WILL ROGERS OFF COMBINE Consolidation Into Num ber of Systems Is Porters Idea July 20 plan for consolidation of Amer ican railroads into a number of sys tems has been submitted to the in ter state commerce commission by Commissioner Claude R Porter of Iowa The commissioner said today he completed his plan about two months ago and immediately pre sented it to the commission for con sideration No decision can b J reached before fall he explained and details will not be made public approves a The objection to buying aviation stock and getting rich as others die in the automobile business is thai so many of the early cars are for gotten Review AUNT HEX By Eobert Quillen My ankles aint much to brag on now but sometimes I look at Pa an think I might o done better if styles in my day had been hke they are now until the commission consolidation plan The commission was directed by the transportation act of 1920 to draw up a merger plan hut has re quested congress several times to relieve it of the undertaking This has not been done however and about a year ago Commissioner Porter was designated to undertake the task No hearings will be held on tho commissions plan before it is acted upon but railroads desiring consoli dations would be given opportunity at public hearings to present their testimony When Train Plunges Into Flood Associated Press Photi Nine persons drouiied and 40 were hurt when a Bock Island passenger train plunged into a swollen urroyo near Stratton Colo when a floodweakened bridge collapsed Picture taken from the air shows the wrecked train sprawled along Hie tracks with the death coach partly above water laying lengthwise jn the flood Miss Alma Nubson Osage a passenger escaped unhurt Landis Given Legion Distinguish Service Award byPaul McNutt CHICAGO July 20 dis tinguished service medal of the American Legion the highest award given by that organization today was presented to Judge Kenc saw Mountain Landis commissioner of baseball by Paul V McNutt na tional commander of the American Legion In his presentation address Mc Nutt said Your devotion to the defenders of our nation your support of Le gion ideals and endeavors have been invaluable and a great public serv ice to America You have respond ed instantly to every call the Le gion hasmade on you CAPTAIN HOYT FORCED DOWN Head Winds Cause Fuel Shortage on New York Alaska Flight BULLETIN VANEERHOFF B CNlulv 20 Ross G Hoyt in United States army plane New Alaska took off at 4 a m for Nome Alaska after landing here yesterday because of ad verse weather Ho is flying from Now Yorlc to Nome He re fueled here yesierflay afternoon out stayed overnight because of adveso weather reports from Hazclton NEW YORK July ID oss G Hoyt informed army offi cials here that he would resume his Vew YorkAlaska round trip flight today from Vanderhoff B C vhere he made a forced landing He left Mitchel field N Y at p m central standard Thursday in an attempt to fly the total 8469 miles to Nome Alaska and return in 75 hours and 40 min ites elapsed time A telegram from Captain Hoyt yesterday said he had been forced o land at Vanderhoff because of n lie shortage created by hefnl 50PLANESIN EXHIBIT State Pilots Running Even Race With OutofState Airships DES MOINES July 20 Dos Moines today was the center for Iowas airmindefl citizens who nocked here to see assembled the states largest aerial fleet 50 planes exhibits and contestants at the second annual Iowa aeronautics exposition Contests yesterday saw Iowa pilots running an even race with out of state entries Art Chestera uf Joliet Illy carricJ off two of the first prizes one in the iHoon busting1 contest when he vo of thre3 balloons in 20 310 seconds and the other In the 24 mile race for planes powered by OX5 motors John Livingston of Waterloo took second in the balloon event and B A Fowlie of Morris 111 third Wilford Gerbracht veteran Ame3 pilot was second in the 21 mile race followed by Jack Walton of Des Moines F W Briggs of Des Moines anil Jack Holbenschlag of Lincoln Nebr shared unofficial honors in the stick landing official winners to be announced today Tn the on to Des Moines and all Iowa races for pilots starting from out of state and Iowa destina tions respectively no places were awarded pending checking of dis tances traveled and times The win news will be announced today Phoebe Fairgrave Omlie of Memphis Tenn veteran woman pilot was on of the entries in the on to DCS Moines race She started from Albany N Y Mrs Nellie Zabel Willhite of Sioux Falls S Dak was another woman to ar Live us the young do and youll keep young says Dr Mayo The trouble in old people never E WING HOP Houston Plane Has Been Up Almost 3 Days Toward Record HOUSTON Texas July 20 Pilots Glenn L Loomis and Joe Glass of the monoplane Billion Dollar City are enjoying all the comforts of home ontheir atterrpt to break the refueling endurance record A message late yesterday said Everything O K Motor running fine and weare enjoying all the comforts of home The plane had been aloft two and onehalf days at a m In Air for Week ST LOUIS Mo July 20 TJ Dale Red Jackson and Forest OBrine piloting the cnduraree plane St Louis Robin completed one week in the air at a m today As the flyers passed their one hundred and sixtyeighth hour alert the plane was again refueled uncl roared on toward a worlds endur ance record still more than three days off The motor was function ing smoothly and the flyers indi cated they were in excellent condi tion A sister endurance plane the Missouri Robin passed its seven tieth hour of flight tmV morning and also was rerueled The pilots tire Joseph Hammer and W Gentry Shelton Giants Lose to Pittsburgh in First Game 52 NEW YORK July 20 Pittsburgh Pirates hit hard behind the fine pitching of Burleigh Grimes to win the first game of todays doubleheader 5 to 2 Grimes and Swetonic who replaced him after he had injured his hand in the seventh inning gave the New Yorkers only four hits Four Giant errors helped the Pirates in addition to 11 hits Pittsburgh 201 010 31 2 New York 200 OGO 4 4 GriniLs Hargrcavcs Wulkcr anil OFarrell SNOOK WAIVES INSANITY PLEA Trial of Former Ohio Pro fessor to Start on a Wednesday COLUMBUS Ohio July 20 Attorneys for Dr James H Snook confessed slayer of his coed para mour Theora K Hix 25 announced today that they have waived an in sanity hearing for their cliert Common Pleas Judge Henry L Scarlet then announced lhat Snooks first degree murder trial would start next Wednesday The change in the plans of Snooks attorneys came a few hours before Judge Scarlett was expected to announce th efindings of three court alienists who examined Snook Thursday The reason for the change is not but it wan generally ere pected that the three cmrt REDS 4 PHILLIES 9 PHILADELPHIA July 20 A barrage of timely hits aided by Ray Benges tight pitching carried the Phillies to a 9 to 4 victory aver Cincinnati today in the first game a doubleheader Chuck Klein hit his twentyninth homer of tlie sea son Cincinnati 002 12 0 Philadelphia 013 2ZZ 17 0 Lumic Douluio Siikcforth Bengc Lorlun CUBS 6ROBINS 5 BROOKLYN July 20 singles following a Brooklyn error in the tenth inning gave the Cubs a 6 to 5 victory over the Robins in the first game of todays double header Guy Bush went the route for Chicago Brooklyn Chicago 020 Brooklyn 400 and Bill Clark for 030 001 000 000 IS S 10 2 Bush and Taylor Clark and Pici nich PULLMAN TAKEN FROM CREEK BED Other Bodies Found in Car Buried Beneath Water STRATTON Colo July 20 Wrecking crews early today hoisted the Pullman car The Cape Poi poise from the bed of Sand creek NEW WAR MAP COULD KILL BY HER POWER OF WILL HE SAYS Woman Was Invited to Supper Then Slain Officers Learn Mien July 20 IP Eugene Burgess 53 year old taxicab driver sat in the Kalania zoo county jail last night and told officers why he beat Mrs Etta L Fairchilda 75 year old inmate of an old ladles home to death I have done the right thing he said That woman could make you have any kind of a disease Burgess wife sat beside him pnd corroborated his statements Tli woman Is dead and Im glad of it she said as she was led to a cell According to their story told to the county prosecutor Burgess and his wife believed Mrs Fairchilds was a witch and could kill people merely by the power of her will They said she bragged she had killed 100 people a year for the last years including her husband in her list of victims So they said they invited the aged woman to supper Thursday evening and killed her while she ate Burgess said he beat Mrs Fair childshead with a lead pipe imi hammer i tied cement blocks to the dropped nuUrtvvGli rtl the rear of their home Asked about spells which he a Mrs Burgess east upon her in tended victims the confessed slay er said I stagger lots of cant see at times have aches and pains in my head and arms and troublebreathing If you men felt like me you wouldnt be sorry It was either Mrs Fnirchilds life or ours He said Mrs Fnirchilds had be witched his 17 year old daughter Eugenic and intended to cause Uic girls death by witchcraft FIND NO TRACE OF BANK BANDITS Airplanes Autos and Citi zens of Cherokee Join in Search CHEROKEE July 20 lancs and automobiles nfficinlb end citizens were scouring this sec tion today for trace of the bandits who yesterday National bank held up the Firsl here and escaped Soviet Russian troops are re ported to have crossed the Amur river from Siberia into Manchuria and to be proceed ing south because of Chinese seizure of Chinese Eastern rail way Russian property and nr rest of Russians Fighting is expected at towns of Manchuria and Pogramchiniiya railroad terminals EXPECT BOOST IN EXPENSES TO HALT TAX CUT Million Spent by Government in Next 4 Years WASHINGTON July 20 Po litical observers today regarded tlie result of a white house investi gation of probable increases in gov ernment expenditures during the next four years as practically blot ting out any likelihood of an early recommendation from the adminis tration for further tax reduction The estimates submitted to the white house by the various govern ment agencies after n study of con gressional appropriations and other mandatory obligations indicate an increase of approximately 000 in that period with additional expenditures authorized for the army and navy public works postal deficit and farm relief accounting for much of the rise If it materializes the increase is expected to raise the total of gov ernment expenditures out of ordi nary receipts above the S1000000 000 level for the first time since the relaxation of heavy war expenses The total reached in the last fiscal year and the increase for the current year is estimated at 591800000 WORLD POWERS ENDEAVORINGTO PREVENT CLASH Both Chinese and Soviets Say Theyll Abide by Pact BULLETIN SHANGHAI July 20 French consular authorities hero today stated they had re ceived nn official report from the French consul at Harbin Manchuria that Russian troonw had crossed tho Manchurlnn border at the eastern end of Chinese Eastern railway By ASSOCIATED PRESS THE great powers today wera A working actively to avert war In Manchuria between China and Rus sia the Kellogg pact being one of the chief mediums thru which this was in progress Great Britain joined France and the United States in seeking to bring about relaxation of the tnn sion by friendly advice Both China and Russia announced they were fully conscious their obligations under the Kellogg pact and intended to observe them but that an invasion would mean mili tary resistance and war China and Russia disavowed any intention of Invading the other but it was clearly recognized that bor der incidents constituted the chief danger to peace Rush to Join Army Russian dispatches told at a rjish r1ofAne1 currency silver aadi estimates leading to the I increase figure include SinOOOOOOO for farm relief and 5130800000 for the army navy public works and postal deficit Ex tension of aviation activities now cruiser construction and capita ship replacements provide the basis for the prospective increase charged TURN TO PAGE II COLUMN 2 securities The bandits laid down a machine gun barrage to cover their entry into the bank While one of thorn continued the gunfire and another sat at Ihe wheel of a waiting auto mobile the remaining three entered the bank covered employes and pa trons and scooped up the loose money The street barrage resulted in slight wounds to George Herff Kansaa City traveling man and A S Lawrence state checker engaged in auditing the county books defend1 Reports in London indi cated that the Chinese minister in Finland xvould go to Mocsow in or der to discuss the situation with the soviet government Officials at Washington expected the Kellogg pact to exert a pro found influence towayd peaceful ilement of the controversy Chinese Kuoniin news agency dis patches made public in New York lenied that the seizure of the Chi nese eastern railway meant that si milar action would be taken against other foreign interests in China Minister Reassuring SHANGHAI July 20 has not forgotten the Kellogg antiwar pact to which it is signa tory C T Wang foreign minister of the Chinese republic said today He added however any move on the part of the soviet to place troops within Manchuria will be viewed by the Chinese people and government as an act of war The foreign minister left for Nanking to confer with President Chiang Kal Shek declared The situation is serious How ever it is not to be interpreted that we have abandoned hope for a peaceful settlement China does not desire to invado Russian territory However she has been forced to take precautionary measures as the attitude and inten tions of the soviet have not yet been TURN TO PAGF 11 COLUMN 1 TWO WILL FACE r WRIGHT COURT Uirl ratally bhot p r7 r 1T Belmond Man L Accused by at bhootmg Gallery Woman Just Home From Reformatory SIOUX CITY July 20 la Rickwa 1G of South Sioux City Nebr was shot fatally last night by Alex Baudick in a shooting gallery here He fired a rifle over his shoulder the bullet striking Miss Rickwa below the heart Baudiek aaid the shooting was accidental Into which it morning when brids plunged a flood Thursday weakened I e over the creek gave way un der a Chicago Rock Island and Pa cific passenger train No bodies were found in the car and the death toll of the accident stH report that Snook was sane at the time he killed Miss Hix Rritt Mnn Escapes Injury BRITT July Tomp Jon escaped injury yesterday when wning to settle down that waythe wheel came off of his car when Iowa City 1 rcss a spoke Droke ag he turned R coruer n nine Julia Garlic ing Search was 21 railroad with one person New York miss continued for the young body and with the water in the creek which normally fa a dry arroyo receding rapidly it was expected that it would be re covered today WEEKS FORECAST Weather outlook for WCCK begin ning Monday July 22 For upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and northern and central great show ers probable north and central por tions first of week and extreme south portion middle generally far weather north and central portions middle of week followed by showeis toward close temperature mostly above normal except rather cool north and central portions middle of week CLARION July 20 Two Wright county men have been ar rested this week and both held to await the action of the September grand jury on statutory charges On Wednesday Guy Bates of Bel mond the father of five children was arrested on a charge preferred by a Belmond woman Bates was arraigned and held under bond of 52000 which was furnished by a rel ative Bates Is a laborer being em ployed on a farm when arrested The complaining witness in this case recently returned from the wo mcn3 reformatory at Rockwell City where she had been confined for the past two years The second man to be arrested on a statutory charge was Edmoncl Hilpipre of Woolstock Hilpiprc It held here in the county jail to await the action of the September grand jury bond being fixed at The complaining witness is a Wall Lake township girl IOWA FORECAST Generally fair In south por tion increasing cloudiness in north showers probable In ex treme north portion Saturday nlglit nnd Sunday somewhat wanner Saturday night nnd in east and south portions Sunday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures to 21 hour period ending at 8 ocock B m Saturday Warmest Friday 75 Coolest In Night 49 At 8 M Saturday Friday nighta minimum of 19 was exactly tho same as that of the previous night And both nights were unusually chilly for midJuly Tho wind Saturday morning was out of the northwest and tho move ment of the mercury up the column wan anything but ;