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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 25, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV ETVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LBABBD WIRE REPORTVMASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 25 1929 HOME EDITION UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 249 BOMB ROCKS CHICAGO LOOP Danger of RuKanChinese Hostilities Believed Past ENVOYS READY TO TALK OVER RAIL SEIZURE Direct Negotiations May Already Have Begun at Harbin BUIJLETIN SHANGHAI July 35 T Wang foreign minister of the Chinese nationalist govern Vroent in a press interview to day stated that China was will ing and prepared to begin ne gotiations with the soviet gov ernment for settlement of their differences in connection with the Chinese Eastern railway No third party for mediation necessary tho foreign min ister Bata Indicating that ho thot It likely negotiations would occur In Moscow rather than Harbin T ONDON July 25 quarters today awaited definite word of opening of direct negotia tlpns hetween soviet Russia and na tionalist China for solution of the Chinese eastern controversy They felt all but certain hostilities be tween the two nations have been averted Itwas believed possible the direct be or Mukden Russian plenipotentiary it was believed would be either L S Serebriakov a member of the rail road commissariat who to have proceeded to Harbin W B N Melnikov soviet consul general at Harbin or both Gen Chang Tso Hslang governor of Kirin province Manchuria was the only Chinese mentioned in connection with the negotiations While this hopeful prospect domi nated interest In the situation Rus sian and Chinese news sources con tauiued accusations of offenses against the territory of each nation The Chinese most recently charged seizure of automobiles belonging to Urga Mongolia Chinese and the Russians alleged Chinese employ ment of white Russian emigres for destructive work over the Russian frontier Moscow official reports said 18 of these white emigres had been exe cuted Tuesday in the political de partment of Khabarovsk adioininp Manchuria H C Jones Resuming Duties as U of Iowa College or Law Dean IOWA CITY July absence of more than a year Henry C Jones was to return today to his duties as dean of tho University of Iowa college of law One of the 200 persons in Iowa afflicted with malta fever within the past two years Dean Jones conquered the disease after a Jongfight For the past few months he has been recuperating to southern and eastern states Prof Percy Bordwell has served as acting dean Pope Leaves Vatican to Bless Vast Crowd Catholics From All Over World Present at Color ful Ceremony DOME July 25 iv Italians and Roman Catholics from all the world flocked today to the plaza before St Peters ca thedral to witness the first emerg ence of a Roman Catholic pontiff from the Vatican since destruction of the papal state in 1870 In deference to the wishes of Pope Pius XI the crowds were markedly solemn and silent stand ing thruout the intense heat of the Roman day to witness at dusk to night one of the greatest historical events In the lifetime of the church and of the united kingdom ot Italy Fifteen thousand Italian soldiers several thousand black shirts and city police took assigned places in the plaza as tho day advanced lined some places eight deep Enfls 60Year Stay Marking the end of 60 years self imposed imprisonment for rulers of the church Pope Plus planned to leave the Vatican bearing the sacred host at 7 p m 12 p m C S proceeding near the end of the long procession to an improvised altar on the steps before the cathedral There to between 250000 and 300 000 persons he planned to Impart TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 1 HOTTERYEflS AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I dont want no little snip like Stella tellin me the line is busy when Im ringin my own house to tell Pa not to let the beans scorch City With 94 One of Hottest Places in State Thursday BULLETIN Mason City was one of the hottest places in the state Thurs day afternoon Having a tem perature readng of 94 In the early afternoon There was every Indication that the mer cury would go even higher be fore evening DES MOINES July 25 continued to swelter today under a midsummer sun with little relief to sight to break the torrid tempera tures of the last four days the weather bureau reported Wednesdays temperatures in Des Moines touched 92 degrees for the third successive day The mercury dropped from 79 de grees at midnight to 74 degrees at 4 a m and then commenced to climb touching 80 degrees at 9 a m The mercury stood at 94 degrees at Mason City about noon90 de grees at Boone at 11 a m at Mar shalltown the temperature climbed from 74 degrees at 7 a m to 90 de grees at 11 a m one degree higher than Wednesdays maximum A half inch rainfall at Waterloo last night sent the temperature down to 69 degrees but by 11 a m It had climbed to 88 compared with Wednesdays maximum of 93 At Muscatine the reading waa 78 degrees at 7 a m and four hours later 82 degrees while at noon Ot tumwa sweltered under a sun which sent the mercury to 92 degrees Fort Dodge apparently waa the hottest place In Iowa at noon when the mercury stood at 96 degrees More Heat Coming CHICAGO July 25 middle west steamed yesterday with the rest of the country in torrid temperatures and excessive humid ity Government forecasters pre dicted even higher temperatures today for most of this section Chicago which had experienced relief when lake breezes pushed the temperature down 20 degrees in a short time Tuesday found the cool ness of short duration and sweltered again yesterday under a 91 degree temperature Milwaukee recorded 92 degrees while Wisconsin sizzled Two deaths were reported in both that state and two in Illinois The hottest spot in the country was Phoenix Ariz where 106 de grees was recorded Other high marks for the day ivere Evansville Ind 90 Bismarck N Dak 86 Des Moines 92 Minne apolis 94 St Louis 92 Willlston N Dak 100 and Havre Mont 104 Coggeshall Opponent of Miss Drake By WILBUR C PETERSON Associated Press Staff Writer GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB DES MOINES July 25 pair of comely Des Moines misses a for mer champion and the defending title holder today advanced into the semifinal round of the Iowa State Womens Golf tournament here They cast aside all threat of an outstater taking the Hawkeye femi nine golf title Two Rock Island 111 women fell before shots of lowans The forecast of closely contested matches failed to hold Two of the matches were decided by margins of 5 and 4 while the other two went at 4 and 3 over the scheduled 18 hole round Miss Frances Drake of Clear Lake hard driving defending champion had little trouble disposingof Miss Velma Driffill of Rock Island by one of the larger margins Altho Miss Driffill displayed better direc tion with her woods she could not match the remarkable recovery shots of the champion and lost grounc rapidly after losing the one up ad vantage she gained at the start on the fifth hole Miss Drakes superior work with herirons and onUthe for Miss Curtis Wins Again Miss Elizabeth Curtis of Clinton who lost the final match last year to Miss Drake duplicated the 5 and 4 margin in disposing of Mrs C D Waterman of Davenport three times state champion She never once allowed Mrs Wat erman a lead taking a one up ad vantage on the second hole and in creasing it to four at the turn She was but three strokes over womens par going out and might have equalled the course record of 84 set TURN TO MARKET PAGE Why She Breaks Ocean Records TheseTvlews of new GermanllncrBremens bulbous bow show one of the important reasons why tho BOjOOfltpnstenmor Is to to NewYork across the Atlantic in a little more than four andone hnlf dayvi breaking all records for liners The Millions tlie water daiot instead of aside reducing resistance find vibration thus giving the hugo oilburning turbines nn opportunity to exert full tlrivlng power on the streamline hull Above full length of Bremen below left clogeup of how below right construction of bow as seen In drydock Attend Epworth League Institute CHAPIN July J E Pritchard Miss Nina Pritchard and eland Pritchard are at Clear Lake his week to attend the Epworth League institute THIRST KILLS 7 IN DESERT Family Drained Water From Radiator of Disabled Automobile BLYTHE Cal July 25 How a family of seven perished of thirst on the scorching desert south of here after having drunk the water from the radiator of their dis abled motor car was revealed to police yesterday by six Mexican youths The boys reported that the bodies of the victims believed to be Mr and Mrs Enrique Armenia and their five children were found scattered in the vicinity of a dis abled automobile near a seldom used desert road 33 miles south of Blythe The youths said the radiator of BROMLEY MAY START FRIDAY I Test Scheduled to Cross Pacific TACOMA Wash July 25 test flight today was expected to make Lieut Harold Bromley ready for his projected nonstop flight from Tacoma to Tokyo 4700 milea If the test flight satisfies the avia tor and if the weather permits ho probably will start the long hop at dawn tomorrow Work of checking the instruments of Bromleys plane the City of Ta coma continued until late yester day and ended with the enthusiastic O K of C W Paxson the Pratt and Whitney motor expert and me chanics from the Lockheed Aircraft plant where the shin was built While the plane was being exam ined workmen were busy construct ing a ramp at the end of the 5400 foot runway down which the plane will roar on the takeoff Starting theTarra smauTedan waiempty line which is 20 feel A pair of pliers lay on the ground hlarh ll 1B th 1nr beneath and the tap was open mute evidence that the last drop of water apparently had been drained from the machine by the family to quench their thirst The bodies were scattered at vari ous distances from the tracks leading In every direction Nine heat deaths In four days were reported from the Imperial valley yesterday Corruption Documents Referred to Companies Mot Any One Company WASHINGTON Iowa July 25 Smith W Brookhart Loday was prepared to leave for Washington with 600 pages of evi dence concerning alleged political corruption in Texas presented to him by Fred W Strang Fort Worth oil operator The documents included evidence which Strang said affected inde pendent oil companies receiverships rather than the Independent Oil company receivership as erron eoously reported by the Associated Press yesterday Strang did lot mention the name of any specific company The Associated Press is glad to make this correction high it is figured the plane will gain an initial momentum equal to that which an additional 1000 feet of runway would permit was Lieutenant Bromleys decision to abandon his radio receiving equipment He found that ear designed to make the signals aud ible despite the roar of the motor were ineffectual RUMOR OF DISASTER AT MANKATO PROVES TO BE FALSE ALARM Despite the insistent rumor in Mason City that the city of Man kato was destroyed by a hurri cane Wednesday reports from the Minnesota town were that all was as it should be Not even a tree had been up rooted in the slight electrical storm which struck Mankato and no town in the southern part of the state had reported any damage A member of the editorial staff of the Mankato Free Press laughed longand loud when questioned concerning the truth of tho report that special trains bearing doctors and nurses were being rushed from other cities to the scene of disaster CELEBRATION AT BELMOND OPENS Hundreds of Visitors Swell Crowd at Legion Fete BELMOND July 25Hundreil5 of visitors from neighboring towns swelled the crowd of more tliau 1000 persons which gathered here today for the annual commun ity celebration sponsored by the American Legion Flags were out and streets for two blocks worn crowded with concessions The days program opened at oclock this morning with a concert AGREEMENT ON SHIP BUILDING IS THOT NEAR Suspension of Construc tion Hailed as Impor tant Step By RICHARD L TURNER Associated Press Staff Writer JITASHINGTON July 25 Pledges of curtailed naval Hilldlng from both Great Britain and America were hailed in Wash ngton today as indications of an ipproaching agreement upon the roublesome problem of disarma ment Even more significant perhaps vas the new spirit of cordiality and cooperation that hag entered the negotiations and has been inter preted by President Hoover as evi Jence that the two nations are no onger to be competitors In the con struction of vessels of war but are to work together as friends in re ducing their number With the promulgation of the Kellogg treaty relegating warfare to a place beyond the pale of the laws of nations came important proJ nouncements from London and Washington upon which are pinned the hope of both governments that an agreement Is not far away Agree on Parity Addressing the house of com vMacDonild an nounced that Great Britain and America had agreed upon parity qualified by a degree of elasticity to meet the needs of both nations as the underlyingpinclple of dis armament discussions He said fur ther that work on two British cruis ers was to be suspended the con struction of a submarine depot ship and two submarines cancelled and dockyard work retarded In addition tie announced his intention of visit ing the United States In October Quick to respond President Hoover announced that the con TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 1 Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS July Here is some news that I tlvuk will be of interest at this time to the entire world Clare more Okla will not attempt to breax lit refueling rec ord There is a city that always strives to DO original We road a lot about tho kind of planes they are in what gas they use what cigarets they smoke But nobody has WILL ROGERS even said what kind of hose tVcy use to get the gas from one plane to another Its time somebody spoke a word for hose Mr Hoover says we are spending too much on military expenses and is appointing a commission to investigate it The salaries will be added to the cost Toura WILL ROGERS GYPSIES HELD FOR IOWA FRAUD Alleged to Have Swindled Oelwein Farmer of WEST UNION July A R Robertson was to leave today to bring back two gypsies alleged 1B WIWL n Charles Gloat 50 by the Belmond municipal band at uelwem farmer out of re tired in military uniform on Main cntlv being held for Fay street military uniform on Main This was followed by a program of street sports including n tug ot war between two groups of farmers those living east of pri mary 15 and those living west The latter team won and received the purse offered A street concert by the Clear Lake municipal band opened UIB afternoon program at 1 oclock fol lowed by a kittenball game between Kanawha and Belmond a purse to be given to the winner The main event scheduled for the afternoon e county officers at Hackensack N J according to news received here Wednesday by Sheriff Robert son Led by gypsies to believe that he ST LOUIS PAIR STILL UfcPA Motors Maker Expect Plane to Come Down in Short Time He was supplied with a bottle of magic liquid which he was to sprinkle upon himself at regular in tervals over a period of two days On July 13 at the end or the two BULLETIN ST L O U I SL A M B E R T FIELD ST LOUIS July The record smashing endurance plane St Louis Robins con tinued on toward the 800hour mark at noon today At tho plane had been jn tho air for 296 hours ST LOUIS July 25 toward the 300 hour mark in the air the St Louis Robin kept to its endless circling above LambertSt Louis field today Only the final wearing out of the motor will cause Dale Red Jackson and Forest OBrine to descend from the atmosphere which has been their home for approximately 12 days i which has brot them at least temp orary fame as the pair who set a new endurance flight record Thej eclipsed Tuesday the old mark o more than 246 hours set by the An geleno and at a m today ha passed the 287 hour mark While Jackson had been confident before the flight started that if they set a new record they would go on and double the old mark Maj Wil Illam B Robertson of the Curtiss ne was Robertson company sponsors of the BROKEN GLASS RAINS DOWN ON NIGHT CROWDS Thousands of Persons Escape Injury in Blast No Motive Known CHICAGO July 25 loop V billion dollar heart of Chicago business was rocked shortly bzfora ast midnight by a bomb explosion No one among the thousands ot iersons who were in the south end f the loop was hurt altho glass ained from upper story windows or many minutes The bomb had been placed In an alley entrance of the Davis cora any department store less than35 eet from Jackson boulevard swarra ng with homebound motorists and bout midway between two loop ar eries Wabash avenue and State street Came Upon Bomb Philip Iwanski a garbage or came upon the bomb so neatly packaged that he believed it to bei a bundle someone had dropped He picked It up and one end of it was warm He thot it contained sand wiches and put it carefully back where he found it and walked away A moment later he told police ha decided to retrleve the package be fore someone else did As he turned the bomb exploded For 15 minutes after the explosion glass continued to fall to the street Echoed for Miles Towering walla of the store build ings beckme a sounding board whi6h sent the blast echoing for and the streett were chokedwith motorcars Busses streetcars and pedestrians Only a few minutes later a bomb exploded on Twentysecond street between Michigan and Wabash ave nues Windows in the Equitable Trust company were broken and 20 operators in the Calumet Exchange of the Illinois Bell Telephone com pany were momentarily panic stricken when the explosion shat tered windows In their building There was no motive for either jomblng apparent to police early to lay Davis company officials said they knew of no trouble of any kind which might have prompted an at tack against their store Iowa Woman Leaves Fund to Aid Needy Students CHEROKEE July 25 quests totaling were pro vided in the will of Mrs Flora I Pritchard filed for probate yester day The largest bequest sets aside for the creation of a Pritchard educational fund to bs used for needy boys and girls who may desire to procure either a high school or college education along general technical or professional lines Applicants In the vicinity of lierokee are to be given preferenca night was a baseball grame between thca period Gloat Bayside Cubs of Clear Lake Clarion filled with wrapping paper The ClausenWorden post of thej Before Gloat had openedthe bell nmfiff T nrvinn ill It J i v wn tuo Mull the gypsies had moved their camp County Attorney Martin Cooney American Legion will send Its drum and bugle corps from Mason City as a feature of the evenings enter tainment to drill in the street at S planes are at the oclock Two cabin Thomas Brooks field west of Bel mond to serve all who want rides and the Gifford carnival company merrygoround other attractions with its shows ferris wheel and Is in town for he day Whittemore House Destroyed by Fire WHITTEMORE July Joseph Laubenthal house in the east part of town was destroyed by fire early Wednesday morning It was occupied by the Walter Kay family all members of which were in Em metaburg during the night Their furniture was a total loss Short Crop at Aredale AREDALE July Oats har vest has begun with a short crop expected this year visited the vacated camp near Haz Icton where Gloat had consulted the gypsies and found a letter from a Tulsa Okla bank addressed to n Mr and Mrs Thompson Coonev telegraphed the bank and asked that he be notified if the gypsies whereabouts was learned Tuesday the bank notified Cooney that the Thompsons had cashed a check written at Hackensack County Attorney Martin Cooney left Wednesday evening for Des Moines to obtain extradition papers for Peter and Eli Thompson and their wives who are held at Hack ensack Funeral Rites Held for Mrs Kutsc WESLEY July 25 sorvlcea for Mrs Herman Funeral Kutsch ara 43 who died Monday night at oclock at her home southwest of town were held this morning at oclock at the Catholic church nt St Benedict She died from heart disease flight was not so optimistic Yes terday he remarked on the in creased life of an airplane motor compared with 10 years ago and said It looks now as if the motor TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 4 CRIPPLE DIES AFTER BEATING Robbers Attack Invalid and Companion Three Sus pects Held OMAHA July 25 rf4Trapp in an areaway as he descended a flight of stairs n the rear of a downtown apartnent building Wil liam Nielson 30 a cripple was beaten to death late last night by three thugs who accosted him an a companion and tried to hold them up Unable to run from the robbers Nielson was felled with a blow on the head In falling his skull wns fractured and he was dead when po lice arrived The companion Lester Evans escaped from the robbers but was badly beaten on the face before breaking free Three suspects were arrested in the vicinity of the murder scene and are being held by police IOWA FORECAST Generally fair Thurday night and Friday continued warm LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures foi 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Thursday Wiirmrst Wednesday 94 Coolest In Night 68 At 8 A M Thursday7g Mondays maximum temperature which had established a record was equaled Wednesday when the mercury In the Globe Gazettes government thermometer mounted to 94 That heat bred a night storm which meant a half inch of rain in Mason City preceded by a rather blustery wind With a temperature of 78 at 8 oclock Thursday morning another hot day was begun At 2 oclock Thursday afternoon the mercury had touched the VM mark for the third time this week ;