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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 26, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPJER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL XXXV CENTS PER COP ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JULY 26 1929 HOME EDITION UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE FLYERS SEEK 500HOUR MARK Halt in Liquorjuggling Up to U S Says Canada LIQUOR RUNNING IS IN HANDS OF YANKEES CLAIM Minister Says U S Ought to Strengthen Clear ance Rules OTTAWA Ont July 26 UP Solution of the problem of liquor smuggled from Canada Into the United States in the opinion of D Euler minister of national revnue rests entirely with the American Declaring that virtually 100 per cent of the smuggling is byUnited States citizens in United States boats he suggested in a statement published today that tne most ef fective means of the situation would be adopted by the American government of clearance regulations for all boats leaving the United States shore If this were done the Canadian government would be quite ready to consider any further reasonable measure of cooperation If Canadian citizens and Canad ian boats engaged in the traffic he said government would be prepared to enact legisla tion dealing with tie matter but Ysurelyisonie responsibility for the Actions of their own citizens rests TAh the gbvermuent of tie Unttei Huge Crashes Into Lake Michigan foleaving J CanadlantyportB cirryinj Merchandise miisi obtainclearances arid that clearance to liquor boats cannot be refused except by act of parliament Hedeclared he opposed the enact ment of such legislation as it would not stop the smuggling but merely tend to corrupt Canadians MRS W 0 BATES SUCCUMBS HERE Resident of City for More Than Half Century Dead After Illness Mrs WiHiam O Bates 64 living on a farm 17 miles south of the city died at her home at noon Thursday after a long illness Death was due to an anaemic condition The body was taken to the McAuley funeral home Mrs Bates had been a resident of Mason City and vicinity practical ly all her life coming here with her parents when a child Herhush and survives with two sisters and one brother Funeral services will be heldat the First Methodist church Satur day afternoon at oclock with Dr William H Speuce in charge Burial will be In Elmwood ceme tery Opens Station at Esthervllle ESTHERVILLE July new Armstrong Oil company with stations at Armstrong RIngsted Bode West Bend and Bancroft Thursday opened its new station in Estherville AUNT HEX By Robert Quilten A woman boarder is a nuisance but its kind o nice to nave your husband keepin his nails clean sliavin every day MILWAUKEE July 26 meteor unprecedented in brilliance here according to coastguard and weather bureau officials hurtled thru the sky last night and buried itself in Lake Michigan south of this city It left a great streak of flaming phosphorescence in the sky that caused several reports that an air plane had fallen in flames Twenty miles west the flashing fragment of star dust illuminated the country side until itwas almost as bright as day W P Stewart government meteorologist who missed the astral pyrotechnics declared they undoubtedly were caused by a frag ment of falling star that burst into flames because of the great friction caused by its rapid fall MASON MANS GIVEN GLIMPSE OF MINNESOTA Record Seeking Plane Up Nearly 1DO Hours President Hooverr Proclaims Kellogg Treaty Associated Press PboH The Kellogg treaty renouncing war was formally proclaimed by President Hoover at a colorful cere mony in the historic east room at thewhite house At the presidents right are Secretary of State Stim son and former President Coolldgc at his left Senator Bnrah and former Secretary of State Kellogg DrakeRobinson in Finals Nashua Girl Drowned in Owen Haughland and t P L Crichton pilots of the record seek ing endurance plaiie Minnesota flew the ship over Mason City for a brief period Friday morning In an effort to break the monotony of their continuous flight In progress since p m Monday The plane with its motor droning along with a reassuring hum ap peared over the city at oclock Friday morning circled the town for a few moments and headed away The ship a bright yellow mono plane was flying at an altitude of between 1500 and 2000 feet The days tour also included aerial sa Found Five Minutes Later lutes at Albert Lea and Winona The body was recovered five min Minn and Charles City as well an utes after the search started as it Mason City and other North Iowa passed between the legs of Arthur towns Hall one of the searchers NASHUA July 26 Cedar river near Nashua claimed the fourth life within a month Thurs day when Lulu Fisher 12 daugh ter of Mr and Mrs Walter Fisher living in Nashua was drowned when she stepped into a hole while wading in the river a quarter of a mile south of here Men and boys summoned from town by the wailing of the j siren reached the spot 10 minutes after the girl had dissappeared Not waiting for grappling hooks and rakes the men began wading near the spot where the girl disap peared Concern for Victor Bergers Recovery Is Growing Report July 26 The Minnesota at noon Friday was nearing the 100hour mark The pilots hope to eclipse whatever record the St Louis Robin now passed its 300 hour mark is able to establish BAPTISTS HOLD THEIR ELECTION Iowa Falls State Assembly Chooses Officers at Institute IOWA FALLS July 26 the annual electionof officers of the Iowa Baptist assembly here Thurs day the following were chosen President the Rev A W Caul Ames vlca president the Rev C W Fletcher Glenwood secretary the Rev John D Kirn Osage treasurer the Rev W J Robinson Marion chancellor the Rev V N Witter Des Molnes directors the RevW R Yard Marshalltown the Rev C E Hlllis Oelwein and the Rev F G Codd of Davenport Hon orary director D V Wilson Iowa Falls Last night was Missionary night The assembly closes tonight with a coronation service the address bo ng given by the Rev W P Be lan At this session the certificates manners and other awards won dur ng the sessions of the last two veeks will be given to winners of the various honors While the sessions have not been as largely attended as in some years past the assembly directors state that splendid work has been done in all departments under the eadership of excellent instructors 22 Persons Suffer From Food Poisoning CHICAGO July 26 wo persons were suffering from food poisoning today after eating cake purchased at a neighborhood bakery Fifteen of the victims were nembers of one family five were iremen and the others were a ivoman and her son Three physicians were summoned and after an hours work with the pullmotor declared that no hope for the girls remained The body was recovered about 15 minutes after the girl was drowned The accident occurred as the girl was wading to the bank to ask a neighbor to go in wading with the rest of the party She stepped in a hole and was dragged under water by the swift current Blanche Mat thews 12 a member of the party grabbed the Fisher girls arm as she was dragged under Mrs William Matthews mother of the Matthews girl grabbed her own daughter in an effort to hold the two from the current The cur rent was strong enough to break the hold of the Fisher girl and she disappeared Three Others Drowned Marin Liggett 16 Nashua high school girl Fred Liggett 40 her father and John W Zubrod 45 a farmer livingnear New Hampton lost their lives In the Cedar river June 23 after the Liggett girl had stepped in a hole while wading in a spot four miles north of Nashua The girls father and Zubrod lost their lives in a futile effort to res cue the girl COUNCIL ACCEPTS HOPKINS BUDGET Additional Funds for Library Will Not Be Available This Year The city council in session Friday afternoon accepted the budget as presented by City Manager P F Hopkins The levy for next year for city government will remain at 66 mills A request by the library boarl for an additional was con sidered and it was decided not to in crease the levy this year to raise that sum You see Helnie you simply must take all the blame for the war sir there wouldnt be any reason to make you pay for Review cern was manifest aeriethruoutlast night for the life of Victor L Berger 69 former socialist mem ber of the national house of repre sentatives Hospital attendants were more pessimistic than in the last few days and conceded that the Veteran politicianpublisher may have lost ground in the fight for life that he las been waging since he suffered a basal fracture of the skull and other injuries when struck by a street car 10 days ago K COGGESHALL CURTIS BEATEN TO COMPLETE SNOOKS JURY May Be Forced to Call An other Venire to Fill Box COLUMBUS Ohio July 26 Efforts tocomplete the jury in the murder trial of Dr James H Snook confessed slayer of Theora Hix got under the threat of necessity of a second venire before the jury box can be permanently filled The third day of the jury selec tion opened with 33 left in the orig inal venire of 75 and only two of the 20 peremptory challenges out of the way Mrs Grace Rogers was excused promptly by start today the defense at the Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal July signed the peace treaty Wednesday and at the some time scrapped three cruisers that we were building Ram say MacDonald had bragged on us Every time some nation de clares their good feeling for us we have a conference get the cameras to gether and sign something Ev ery time we de MU them they get their architects together and build something The bigger you are the easier you fall for the old flattery Claremore Okla has ordered 300 feet of garden hose and two months ration of sandwiches They are either going out for the endurance record or the next democralc convention Yours WILL ROGERS fend State THIerAgainst Miss Robinson By C PETERSON Associated Press Staff Writer GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB DES MOINES July 26 monopoly which Hiss Frances Drake of Clear Lake and Miss Eliz abeth Curtis of Clinton held on the final match of the state womens golf tournament the last two years was broken today when Miss Lucille Robinson won an easy 4 and 3 vic tory over Miss Curtis Miss Kate attempt to stop the march of Miss Drake toward a second successive title however went awry when she lost the last three holes in succession after being 1 up with but four holes to play Miss Curtis made a miserable showing in her match with Miss Robinson four times champion of Des Molnes but Miss Drake un corked a brilliant brand of golf Whereas Miss Robinson trailed at no time in her match with Miss Curtis Miss Drake twice was one hole behind It was a heartbreaking struggle for Misa Coggeshall Last year she lost at the same stage of the tour nament to Miss Curtis Only Two Over Par Miss Drake was but two strokes over par for the first nine holes and dropped but one more stroke to womens perfect figures on the next eight Miss Coggeshall was three strokes poorer than the cham pion on the first nine and two TURN TO MARKET PAGE Senator Edge Will Be Ambassador to France New Jersey Solon to Take Place of Late Myron T Hemck WASHINGTON July 26 LW President Hoover is making sub stantial progress toward virtual re organization of the foreign diplo matic corps now that Secretary Stlmson has about completed his preliminary survey looking to that end The Paris post made vacant by the death of Myron T Herrick of Ohio is to go to Senator WalterK Edge of New Jersey A sucusaor also has been selected to Henry P Fletcher who recently resigned ns ambassador to Italy hut his nahia is withheld until word has been re ceived from Rome that he is accept able to the Italian government Senator Edge will remain until after the close of the sperial session of congress as he is a mem ber of the senate finance committee handling the tariff revision bi1 in which many industries in his state have a vital interest With the special session now ex pected to end by the middle of Oc tober Edge probably will leave around Nov 1 to take up official SENATOR WALTER EDGE residence in the French capital where as a private citizen he spent much of his time for 12 years be fore the war looking after buslnesa interests Senator Edge probably will be succeeded in the senate by David Baird Jr a republican leader of New Jersey Bromley Awaits Weather for Hop Across Pacific Lockheed Plane Flights TACOMA Wash July 26 With plane and aviator ready only favorable weather report was needed to send Lieut Harold Brom ley winging his way across the Pa cific to Tokyo Japan The takeoff was at least 24 hours distant Bromley said lost night after scanning an unfavorable weather report A few score per sons however remained at the Ta coma airfield all night on the chance that the young aviator might attempt a surprise start In a trial flight yesterday Brom ey flew over Seattle and Olympla remaining aloft an hour and 16 minutes Fine as silk was his descrption of the way the big plane erformed but he did learn the need or a change in his wireless anten na When he lowered the wires the propeller blast blew them back and entangled them in the tail skid A icavier weight will remedy this he relieves Another defect discovered was a compass which was in error 30 degrees Herbert Fahy chief test pilot of the Lockheed factory where the ilane was built expressed his ap proval of the ship and preparations ror the takeoff with one exception found the ramp built to give he plane added momentum on the takeoff dangerously steep On his recommendation it will be lowered FARM BOARD BEGINS SESSION Hear Grain Men on Repre sentative of Wheat Industry CHICAGO July 26 representatives of grain marketing from al over the western wheat belt In attendance the newly organized federal farm board launched into Its investiga tion of how to help the grain indus try here today The board went into session at the Hotel Sherman behind closed doors It was expected to hear rec ommendations from the grain men in attendance for a candidate to represent the wheat growing In dustry on the board Inability of the wheat groups to agree on a candi date has held up appointment of the ninth member of the board by President Hoover it has been re ported All members of the board as pres ently constituted with the excep tion of Secretary of Agriculture Ar thur M Hyde exofficlo member were present NO RELIEF FROM HEAT IS SEEN Iowa Continues to Swelter With Torrid Weather 96 at C R DES MOINES July 26 continued to swelter under a broil ingsun today the fifth day of its torrid weather The weather bureaus forecast of continued clear and warm gave small hope of relief Hottest days of the year yester day were reported over the state Cedar Rapids sweltering under the ST LOUIS ROBIN HAS FLOWN FOR NEARLY 14 DAYS Motor Shows No Sign of Faltering As Hours Pile Up BULLETIN LAMBERTST LOUIS FIELD St Louis July 26 The St Louts Robin at S p ra today had been in the air ap proximately 310 hours The fly ers nrD soaring on to a new goal of 500 hours of continuous flying CT LOUIS July 26 good flying weather forecast or several days ahead the St Louis Robin had passed the 300 lour figure and continued soaring on a record sustained flight today with 500 hours as the objective It was the mark set by Dale Red Jackson who with Forest OBrine are maneuvering the craft LambertSt Louis field to friends before he ascended Saturday July 13 nearly two weeks ago At 6 a m C S T the Robin completed Its three hundred tenth hour of flight and continued on Its motor putputting contentedly all the while describing giant circles in the sky From the tone of thn notes dropped by the airmen it was still a question of how long the en gine would run and not a question of human endurance Watch Houston Effort Jackson and OBrine were con highest mark Burlington Des Moines and Boone each reported maximums of 95 and Sioux City reached its top for the year with 94 Creston reported an unofficial high mark of 93 Cedar Rapids was among the hot test points in the state at a m when the mercury stood at 93 degrees At 11 a m it touched at Mason City and 01 at Forl Dodge with 91 reported at Boone Waterloo with a maximum yes terday of 98 degrees was afforded a breathing spell with a reading of only 88 degrees At Marahnlltown and Council Bluffs the 11 a ni readings were 89 degrees and Mus cat ine reported 81 degrees Among the things endurance flights prove is a tarCourier CHINESE BORDER DELAY CONFAB Soviets Point to Possi bility of Movement of Troops r ONDON July 26 Li for rap preachment between na tionalist China and soviet Russia and consequent averting of war as on outgrowth of the crisis hi Man churia were less reassuring today While increasingly disturbing re ports of border incidents emanated from Manchuria the question of negotiations to settle the differences growing out of seizure of the Chinese eastern railway appeared to hang in the balance Moscow Apprehensive Moscow reports told of grave ap prehension lest continued atro cities sponsored by Chinese author ities on soviet citizens in Manchuria force Russia to send an expedition ary force into China to rescue soviet citizens C T Wang Chinese foreign min ster In a press statement at Shang hai said Nanking was waiting to hear from Moscow before beginning negotiations and that he thot it more likely they would occur at Moscow than either at Harbin Changchun or central China Will for Harbin He said Chu ZaoYang minister to Finland would leave Nanking Saturday for Harbin enroute to Moscow There were various re ports that Moscow would refuse to treat with China until the Chinese eastern railway had been returned to its old status quo or otherwise restored There were reports from Man chuli that soviet airplanes had been fired upon by Chinese at Manchuli at the eastern terminus of the rail road and that afterwards rival armies encamped on opposite sides of the frontier there had fired upon each other Tokyo Considering Halting Naval Work TOKYO July 20 circles intimated today the govern ment was considering the possibility of voluntary curtailment of naval building as a gesture supporting building suspensions announced by President Hoover and Premier Mac Donald Other authoritative sources doubt ed the cruiser program would be al tered since the last of the eight cruisers of 10000 tons was laid down in December 1928 It is believed possible some of the lesser craft might be postponed dally after an exchange of grams yesterday The Robin had a 100 hour lead on the Texas plane but Red and Obte expressed their idea of needing to stay up un til the Billion Dollar City faltered and descended There was In the Jackpot being received by the chamber of commerce last night for the flyers in addition to the 2673 they are earning for each 24 hour period aloft The 500 hour achievement is not a fantasy in the opinion of two mo tor experts Arthur Nutt designer of the motor and Seth K Prince who Installed it In the Robin Barograph Is Broken HOUSTON Tex July 26 The fear that a technicality might defeat their attempt to establish a refueling endurance record beset Pilots Glenn L Loomis and Joe E Glass as they circled Houston ear ly today in their monoplane Bil lion Dollar City Just before the monoplane passed its two hundred and third hour aloft at a m its barograph ceased functioning This the flyers had anticipated and officials in Washington were asked to permit them to take a disinterested third man aboard or make a dash for an other airport in the event of bad weather here Under the regulations strictly in terpreted the barograph being out no record set would be should Loomis and Glass official depart from sight of the Houston field IOWA FORECAST Generally fair Friday night and Saturday except unset tled in north portion continued warm LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures foi 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Friday Warmest Thursday 34 Coolest in Night 73 At 8 A M Friday 81 For the third time within tho week the mercury in the GlobeGa zettes weather shelter was pushed to the 04 mark At 8 oclock Friday morning the temperature was I de gree higher than it has been at this hour on any day this year It looked like another scorcher n the offing At 2 oclock Friday afternoon the mercury had touched the 84 mark fourth time this weak ;