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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 23, 1929, Mason City, Iowa JULY 23 1929 CHURCH WORKER SENT TO PRISON French Woman Convicted of Writing PoisonPen i Letters ORLEANS juiy 23 gnown as the MademoiselleJekyII of France a young girl with a dual personality combining relig ious devotion and a complex for writing poisonpen letters has Just been sentenced to three months in pristm She was also ordered to pay 15000 francs to a girl whom she bar slandered For several years past the town of Gien where young Martha Git ton lived had been deluged with anonymous letters containing most scurrilous passages Suspicion dill not fall upon Mile Gitton for a lone time because of her almost saintlv life Inthe day time She attended church daily helped the pastor in flis work and aided all sorts of Hy At night however she busied herself writing poisonpen letters Duringthis time she gained groat fame in the vicinity here for what was believed to have been a miraculous cure from tuberculosis which she underwent while on a pilgrimage toLourdes jury however found her guilty of the charges of writing poisonpen letters and of simuJatine a miraculous cure has changed the style of Bis WorldHerald FREE BATTERY WATER and TEST Batteries Recharged Magnetos Recharged Head Lights Adjusted Generators Repaired OPEN EVENINGS OGREGERSON Pbone 884 4334th St S XV CHARLES CITY NEWS MASON CITY GLOBEGAZFTTrt CHARGEBETTS WITH FORGERY Waterloo Man Held in Jail for Using False Name on Checks CHARLES CITY July Floyd Betts was brot here from Waterloo by Chief of Police Dan Shannon and lodged In jail on the charge of uttering a forged Instru ment It is claimed he drew a check for 526SO on the Security Trust and Savings bank of this city payable to the Rockford Motor company to pay for two auto casings The check was signed with the name of Floyd E Barnes He is also held for writing sev eral false checks which were cashed at an oil station here High Temperature for Monday Registered 91 CHARLES CITY July cording to the weather bureau re port the highest temperature Mon day was 91althoit seemed much warmer due to the humidity Obser ver EG Larson stated it would be cooler today with probable showers The highest temperature Sunday was 84 J WOMEN NEARING TOURNEYS END Great Improvement in Game Is Claimed by Course Professional CHARLES CITY July womans golf tournament Is nearing the close Mrs Tom Keefe city champion will play nza Niemack and Gae Morean will play Mrs Vernon Moore in the semifinals this week Frank Donovan golf pro states the women have improved their game by 50 per cent this year and some are now shooting the course consistently in 50 CHARLES CITY BRIEFS Webster County Passes Second Road Bond Issue FORT DODGE July 23 Webster county passed its second road bond issue in recent months yesterday when It approved the issue of in bonds for sec ondary road Improvements to sup plement the to ha spent in paving and reconditioning of primary roads Fortythree hoys will leave today to attend the summer camp at Mor ris Isle Cedar Falls SHEPARD FARM LOANS MR LANDOWNER During the last nineteen years this office has loaned more than ten million dollars to farmers In Northern Iowa and Southern Min nesota We have a large number of loan companies that give us excep tionally good service Drop us a line and let us know your require ments Our loans are made on the regular fiveyear plan and also on the amortization plan with liberal prepayment options and at lowest interest rates We also handle city Joans on good Mason City property and have some mortgages for sale to investors Ph No 284285 MASON CITY IOWA CHARLES CITY July 23 Mrs E W Holbrook who brot the body of her husband here for burial re turned to Long Beach Gal yester day Mrs Holbrook expects to re turn here next spring She was a guest at the C F Dinkel home while In the city Mr and Mrs L C Butterfield are the parents of a daughter born Sat urday noon G H Reece former manager of the Panor Shoe store in Mason City hag accepted a position as manager of the shoe department in Kraft Donaldsong store He took charge Monday morning Mrs Charles Larsen of Rudd waa operated on the hospital Saturdav Virgin Evans of Rudd wag also a patient at the hospital for an oper ation Mrs Caglcy of Nashua had a growth from her jaw removed at the hospital Monday Mrs Ray Finch will entertain the Woodman Circle at her home on South Main street Wednesday afternoon Mra George S Smith and daugh ter Marian went to Austin Minn Monday to attend the funeral of Mrs Lyons Mr and Mrs G R Norman of San Diego Gal who have been vis iting Mr Normans mother Mrs J C Norman have gone to Storm Lake where Mr Norman will man age a theater To Assist Japanese r u Photo Robert Rtdgewoy New York engineer named by President Hoover as delegate to the World Engineering congress at Tokyo will remain to help build tran sit lines Moodys Safe in London to Make European Tour NORA SPRINGS July A cablegram received here announced the safe arrival of Mr and Mrs E C Moody In London They sailed from Montreal on the White Star Liner Megantlc with the midwest lawyers On to London Club fo a six weeks tour of Europe ALLSTEEL REFRIGERATORS FoodKeeping Is Important Foods fullflavored and delicious Foods kept healthily cold and dry Not a chance for bacteria to mul tiply in the cold atmosphere of the General Electric Refrigerator The wise woman of today recogw nizes the importance of serving food that not only tastes good but that is thoroughly sound and fresh properly refrigerated electrically Remember is the danger point Danger lurks in food decay which The General Electric keep food is invariably caused by improper always below the danger point of refrigerating methods 50 degrees down and per month for the average family size General Electric balance of this month we are offering special terms of if2 down and a month on General Electric Refrig erators of the average family size Gas Electric FOR BETTER APPLIANCES CALLUS 150 CITIZENS OF LIVING IN HARBIN CHINA America Greatly Concerned In Outcome of Eastern Struggle WASHINGTON July 23 Outcome of the controversy over the control of the Chinese Eastern railway seized by the Chi nese is of interest to the United States The American interest arises thru the presence in Harbin Man churian Tity which is the headquar ters of thp railroad of 150 citizens of the United States and the in creased importance of Manchuria as a market for American made goods From a paltry fraction the Ameri can share of the Chinese provinces large imports has risen to 14 ner cent Operation of railroads In China of direct concern not only to that nation but the neighboring coun tries of Russia and Japan Tapping rich mineral and farm country the Chinese Eastern railway wag built the Russians in 189G to provide a short route to the Russian port of Vladivostok Has Permission Running straight across northern Manchuria by permission of the Chi the Iine connects with the TransSiberian railroad at Harbin and reduces the mileage 568 miles Tho line is the top bar to the i shaped railroad system of Man churia the road connectingat Har bin with the Southern Manchurlan railroad owned largely by the Jan LINER BREMEN DOCKS AT N Y Mauretanias Speed Record Is Lowered by 8 Hours by German Ship NEW YORK July 23 new queen of transAtlantic travel the North German Lloyd liner Bremen lay at her Brooklyn pier today after a record breaking maiden voyage from Cherbourg of four days 17 hours and 42 minutes The low lying stream lined pride of the new German merchant ma rine was the first ship ever to make the transAtlantic voyage in less than five days eclipsing the rec ord made by the Cunarder Maure tania in 1928 by 8 hours and 52 minutes The Mauretanias average daily speed record of 2606 knots fell be fore the Bremens 2818 knot aver age The Mauretanias record days run of 676 miles was exceeded on four successive by the Bre men which covered 715 miles her greatest distance yesterday The Mauretanias record speed of 21 knots for an hour was surpassed by the Bremens 296 knots Master Satisfied Capt Leopold Zlegenbein master of the liner expressed satisfaction with her performance We did not extend the ships engines at any time he said We hope to make better time on future trips Even speedier than the voyage of the Bremen however was the trip of six of the 2922 mail bags car ried by the vessel A seaplane pi loted by Baron Joachim von Stud nitz was catapulted from the ship while she was off Fire island 55 miles from New York and carried the mail sacks to the North German Lioyd line pier The letters were rushed to the postoffice and were delivered to New York addresses more than two hours before the liner docked Placed on Plane Throe of the sacks were placed aboard transcontinental airmai planes which are expected to deliver them In Los Angeles and San Fran Cisco some time today seven days after they left Germany As the seaplane circled the statue of liberty before coming to rest on the waters of the bay whistles on tugs ferries yachts and excursion steamers began the noisy reception that continued until the 1670 pas sengers Including 793 Americans had disembarked The municipal tug Macom bear ing the mayors welcoming commit tee met the iiner at quarantine where members of the committee boarded the ship State Checks Books of Wright County Officers CLARION July checkers have completed the work of auditing and checking the books of the various Wright county offi ers and have gone to Algona where he Kossuth county records will be checked No discrepancies WITS ound in the Wright county Services Are Held at Buffalo Center for Peter Becker BUFFALO CENTER July 23 Funeral services were held hers yesterday morning at St Patricks Catholic church for Peter Becker 62 who died at his home Saturday Mr Becker had been engaged in the meat market business hero foi the past 12 years He was appar ently in good health and the cauaa of his death is believed to have been apoplexy Mr Becker is survived by his wi dow and four daughters Mrs A yoth of Bancroft Mrs Walter DHearn of Sioux City Mrs ord of Chicago and Gazina at lome and six sons Harold of Clii cago Paul of Mason City Fred Edward William and Lawrence at lome Thus it provides the only direct route between the other states V lmion and Vladivostok and its 1090 miles of track is the only connecting link batxveen Rus sia and Manchuria Pepinir anl southern China m these facts iiM the importance of the railway to Japanese Concerned The new Japanese cabinet headed cy Baron Shidehara has expressed concern over the seizure of the rail road as possibly presaging similar i the JaPaiese owned south Manchuria railway The rail road jg of vast importance to Japan commercially and there are a crept number of its nationals in the dis puted area Under an agreement of 1021 the Chinese Eastern railway has been operated jointly by the Chinese ami Russian governments By the coup m taking over administration of HIP railroad at Harbin the Chinese have struck a decisive blow at the spraa1 Within thcir domain which has been growin since the days of the czars Russia agreed to a hands off policy as far as Chinese domestic politics xvere concerned in the 1924 igreement for operation of the rail Promise Violated Following the seizure of the road of GovChang Ching Hnl of Harbin C T Wang foreign min ster of the nationalist government n Pepmg said this promise had been violated The Harbin authorities wrestel control of the railroad from he Russians and deported them as a onference was being held by Pres dent Chiang KaiShek head of the lationalist government Minister Vang and Chang HseuhLIang war ord of Manchuria in which Harbin s situated The action brot nn ultimatum rom Russia thru L M Karakhan ice commissar for foreign affairs hat it sought a peacablo settlement f the difficulties but warned that t would resort to other means if necessary lass of 13 Confirmed by Hanlontown Church HANLONTOWN July 23 lass of 13 boys and girls was con irmed 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