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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 28, 1929, Mason City, Iowa Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT 0 M E EDITION MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 2871929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 225 WOULD POSTPONE FRENCH DEBT WAR OVER NEAR BEER AT I AST IS UP TO JUDGE Court to Pass on Mo tion to Dismiss Case Against RoaHs DESKOINES June J E Mershon today hacj under ad visement the future status of John B Hammonds near beer war He promised to issue a decision late today that will determine whether the case shall be haltedor contin ued V Attorneys completed arguments this morning on a motion introduced by counsel for the Chicago North western railroad asking that the search warrant under which Ham mpnd former chief of police ob tained seizure of 150000 bottles of the beverage be dismissed Should Judge Mershon overrule tthe motion an additional hearing iwyi be necessary should he sustain itthe case would beclosed but the question of the legalityof the sale of near beer in Iowa would still be bountyAttorney Carl MlsaUdine arSMSd Angus McLaughlin railroad attorney gave too broad a definitionof liquor in his plea for dismissal of the cose He contended jthe state laws governed the inter state shipment of liquor under the Reed to the WebbKen yon act McLaughtin had asserted that the state had no jurisdiction ovai the near beer in question since art of an interstate ahip Senator commerce i MCE HORSES DRUGGED CLAIM Trainer at Washington Park Track Found With Narcotics CHICAGO June 28 Reports that drugged horses have been run In races here today were under in vestigation following the arrest yesterday of Frank Tennant a trainer at the Washington Park track on charge of violation of fed eral narcotic laws Agents under Henry L Balaban assistant U S district attorney quarters and seized his trunk which was found to con tain narcotics Balaban said the raid followed Humorous complaints that drugged horses were being run at the track Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS June Viva democracy Viva Charley Dawcs Among all the diplomats gathered at King Georges imperial court Charley was tha only one that didnt wear rompers He w o u 1 d nt bare his Chica go shins to the crowned heads of tha British Empire Among all the satin stepins of the other males his long and iw juug i rr i uncreascd pants WILL ROGER stood out like a diadem It was not only a victory for modesty but a godsend for the people who sell material by the yard Even the women they say followed him but not even an ankle would he reveal Long live Charles Dawes and longer live his long breeches Yours WILL ROGERS BORAH LETTERS MAGIC WANDIN Claim Minnesota Will Employ More Combines ST PAUL June 28 increases in the use of combine har vesting machines in Minnesota this year are predicted by leading im plement dealers of the northwest Several hundred machines are ex pected to be in use according to ad vices from University Farm where a checkup has just been completed In 1927 there were 11 combines on JIinnesota farms and this number was more than quadrupled in 19U8 when 49 of the machines were put in operation Helps Travelers Thru Country By JAMES L WEST Association Press Staff Writer June 28 traveling in Rusoia on business scientific ur other mis sions have found that letters writ ten for them by Senator William E Borah of Idaho chairman of the senate foreign relations committee are of almost inestimable value in facilitating their movements in the soviet union Some travelers have described such letters as magic wands opening to them territory from which even the nationals of other countries having diplomatic rela tions with Russia are barred and in obtaining privileges first refused upon the presentation of passports issued by Russian diplomats in Par is Berlin and other European cap itals Gets Many Requests Word of the potency of the Borah letters or to be more exact of the signature Wm E Borah scrawled in the handwriting ofthe leading proponent of American recognition TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 4 AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen It was my best linen handkerchief an Id o stooped over an picked it up anywhere else but a grunt always sounds so loud in church HUNT SLAYERS IN N Y DIVES ISOJWen Composed Raiding Party After Killers of Frank Marlow NEW YORK June 28 score or more of shady resorts in the Broadway night club district were searched by the police early oday for witnesses who might hrow light on the slaying of Frank Marlow fight manager and night club owner While indications were that no information to the slaying was found the police made a number of irrests for violation of the prohibi tion law seized liquor and wrecked a number of speakeasies The raiding party waa composed of 150 men in civilian clothes Before the raids five men and two women were taken to a police station The men four of them sports promoters were held for questioningabout their relations with the slain man but were not ar rested The women were released af ter a brief interrogation The men were Dan Carroll prize fight manager and former Boston police sergeant Chick Solomon a bondsman his brothers Charles Solomon Eddie Mack a sports pro moter of Boston and Anthony Car fano of Mount Vcrnon N Y j PLANE NOW ON SIXTH DAY OF RECORD FLIGHT Captain Hawks Sets New Time Mark in Hop to Pacific BULLETIN ALBUQUEBQUE N Mex June 28 Hawks on his return flight to New York passed over Albuquerque at a ni mountain stand ard time today Ho was Hying at an altitude of about 6000 feet MINNEAPOLIS June 28 endurance record seeking plane Miss Minneapolis started its sixth day in the air today as friends be gan to honor the pilots Owen Haughland of Minneapolis and Buf falo Minn and Thorwald Thun der Johnson of St Paul Residents of Buffalo announced arrangements are being completed to hoia a celebration as soon as the flyers land If the plane stays up until a m Sunday it will bet ter by one hour the present record of 172 hours for refueling flights recently set at Fort Worth Texas The Buff alp celebration plans jn clucjesending an automobile cara asdoieiiLtiiands WoldOhambcrliirnairport hefmSun rnatioriwide hookup i The elements and a fuel shortage nearly spelled disaster for the Miss Minneapolis yesterday Haughland and Johnson were forced to struggle thru three thunder storms Hail fell duringone storm but the propeller on their single motor escaped dam age In attempting to avoid one storm during the late afternoon the pilots discovered they had used up more fueJ than usual and they hurried back to Northfield Minn where they dropped a note asking that WolaChamberlain field be notified to have a refueling plane ready when they arrived Thru a misunderstanding the re fueler piloted by Gene Shank was sent to Northfield and when thp Miss Minneapolis reached here Haughland and Johnson had to turn back again until they met Shank After an emergency supply of gasoline had been take on Haugh land dropped a note Boy TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 3 WOMAN BANDIT GETS Cashier of Benefit Associa tion Held Up in Topeka Kans June 28 T5A voman today held up W L Slal ons cashier oftheSecurity Benefit association here escaped with he associations payioll estimated at approximately 514000 after kid naping AJ Pcrlich Kansas City and forcing him to drive her to the cene the holdup Pilot Frantic as He Sees Sweetheart Crash Viola Gentry Near Death in Wreck of Endurance Plane NEAR DEATH Viola Gentry Now York girl flyer lies near death in a hospital followingun air crash early Friday She was seeking an endurance record when tlio urasliciinicHer lover piloting inothcr endurance plane saw his sweethearts piano RO down NONE HURT IN HOSPITAL FIRE Research Building of Cleve land Institution Only Slightly Damaged CLEVELAND Ohio June 28 UP broke out early today in the building of the Cleveland CJIolcal hospital adjoining the Cleveland clinic building where 123 lersons lost their lives in an explo lon and fire May 15 So far as is known no one was n the buildingat the time The flames were extinguished without patients m the hospital earning that a fire had broken out Tiere was no excitement and no IOWAKLANSTO MEET AT LAKE Celebration of K K K to Be Held at Oelwein Tuesday OELWEIN June will be a gala day for North Iowa Clansmen A Kit Klux Klan celebra ion at Lake Oelwein will be held here under the auspices of Fayettc county Klan No 55 Imperial Wizard Hiram Evans Washington will headline the speaking program The address by Dr Evans will be given In the eve ning at oclock following which a fiery cross will be lit A prominent klansman will speak in the afternoon at oclock The program and speeches will be given at the city park a mile south of the city highway 11 on the shore of the lake There will be a band concert in the afternoon and another in the evening Severn delegations are ex pected to bring Klan bands and drum corps There will be a robed parade at oclock in the eve ning Prizes are offered for the largest delegation from outside the state and for the largest delegation from outside of Fayette county There will be another prize for the klans men coming the greatest distance The celebration is open to the pub lic KEPLER NAMED TO HEAR CASE Police Chiefs Ouster Pro ceedings to Be Before Northwood Man DES MOINES June 28 Judge E G Albert chief justice of the loiva supreme court today 11 i num to named Judge M H Kepler of NorthLouis Sprcckels 62 widely known wood as trial jurist to hear ouster j sugar refiner and for many years proceedings filed against Chief of general manager of the Federal Su Police Sloppy of Clinton Sloppy gnr Refining company in Yonkers given until July S to file nis answer 5 HEADING EAST dipt Frank Hawks having smashed tlio ensttowest non stop flight record now is at tempting to lowcrthomnrk for the rettirn trip He wits last rc portcd over Allmquerquc WILL AIR TOUR PLANE IN LANDING WRECK Ship Clips Thru Tele graph Wire at Ida Grove fDA Kil illip a member of Joljn Livings tons flying circus from Waterloo was forced out of the Iowa goodwill ROOSEVELT FIELD N Y June 28 and romance rode side by side today on the wings of disaster that broka in trpon the friendly rivalry of a race for a new endurance flight record Thruout the night two planes circled above the Long Island fields and then in the dawn one crashed and thru the wreckage there was visible the story of an unguessed ro mance In one of the planes which went up two nights ago were Mr and Mrs Martin Jensen and William Ulbrich a professional pilot In the other was Viola Gentry and Jack Ashcraft At this morning the Ash craft Gentry plane crashed into a tree Ashcraft was killed Miss Gentry hysterical in the wreckage and critically injured called over and over again forBill Ulbrich It had been known she and Ulbrich were close friends just as she was a close friend of the Jensens but that the feeling between them was more than that was not known un til believing herself at deaths door she prayed to have him with her Wanted to Talk to Her And then Ulbrich whohad seen the other piano disappear in a bank of clouds effected communication with the flying field office by means of the radio telephone in his plane He was as hysterical as Miss Gentry had been and he pleaded antl to Miss Gentry Pilptsat the field talked with Ul brich and finally told him there had been an accident aud that Miss Gentry had broken an arm He was BO distracted they were afraid to tell of multiple other breaks of cruel lacerations ana of intcrnnl In juries that had made hospital phy sicians shake their heads and mur mur of a 5050 chance Ulbrich was promised to quiet him that a microphone would be run directly to Miss Gentrys bod 6uu side so that he might speak with air tour today when his plane ripped XT T Itllru a telegraph wire in attempt X TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 7 j ing to land on the small airport here The plane with Its pilot and two passengers fell to the ground but none of the persons was injured The plane was so badly damaged it was forced out of the tour Twentyfive of the planes at tempted to land here Killip being the only one unsuccessful A wind made the landings difficult Musketeers at Front SIOUX CITY June 28 Southward flight of 177 miles broken into four laps was the schedule today for the 30 planes in TOWBS second annual air tour Ida Grove was the first stop after the ships left Sioux Citys airport Har lan and Clarinda were next on the days jaunt and planes were to reach Bedford at 4 p m to spend the night Standing of the contestants was still a matter for conjecture but it was believed that Mrs Muriel Han ford of Sioux City is approximately in a tie with the three musketeers1 of Waterloo The loading plains are so close together Referee S P Whiting said that it will be a raceuntil the minute they land at Des Moines Saturday After the tour closes officials will determine the winner by computing elapsed time with allowances for weight and piston displacement These averages might favor Mrs Hanforda plane pilots said that ship has carried three pass engers most of the way CEREALltT LOST IN BLAZE Loss Is in Wis consin Fire Two Acres in Flames WAUSAU Wi3 June 28 The Cereal Mills company property comprising between two and three acresof buildings on Clarks island in the heart of this city was de stroyed by fire late last night at an estimated loss of WONT REOPEN RATE LITIGATION Minnesotans Petition Is Turned Down by Inter state Commission WASHINGTON June 28 The interstate commerce commis sion today denied a petition of the Minnesota railroad and warehouse commission asking reopening of tbs investigation into western trunk line class rates under the Hock Smith resolution Reopening of the case was sought on the grounds that a new situation had arisen as a result of an inveKil gatlon by the interstate commerce commission of container car service The petition said a number of im portant railroads operating in the New England Line and Central Freight association territories and the Missouri Pacific railroad oper ating in western trunk line mul southwestern territory proposed to establish rates on commodities when loaded in steel containers on a different basin than the one now in effect It clainieci that 1C the com mission permits the proposed con tainer car rates to become effective and also creases in approves material class rates which in are being it would result in un lawful discrimination against the communities which will not have container car service An Investigation of the container car service is being made by the commission but no decision has been announced Joining with the Minnesota com mission in the application were the Rockford III manufacturers and shippers association the Winonn Minn Association of Commerce Cedar Rapids Iowa Chamber of Commerce Green Bay Wis As sociation of Commerce Dultitfi Minn Chamber of Commerce Min neapolis Traffic association and the St Paul Association of Commerce Notod Siiftnr Kclincr Dlcs YONKERS N Y Juno 28 died today of a heart attack The fire is believed to have start ed m the boiler room of one of the buildings It burned slowly for three hours before it reached the huge wooden elevator Then for two hours flames shot 200 feet the air It was ttill burnkig slowly dying out toda but was Gould Still Claims Right to Wine Beer Senators Letter to Vineyard Company Commends Its Product DRESQUE ISLE Maine June 28 which 75 years ago adopted a prohibitory liquor lnw today learned that Its junior United States senator elected on n dry platform was an advocate of modi fication Senator Arthur R Gould repub lican in a support of a testimonial letter in which he told a grape Juice company he had obtained some very good results from the con cerns unfermented product as serted that it was his right to have make and drink light wiues and beer Everybody who knows me he added knows that tho sentiments relating to prohibition as expresacd inthat letter are my sentiments Ho said that the licensing of light wines and beer would be a great improvement over the present pro hibition law which seems impos sible to enforce Draws Prompt Ileply The senators statement drew im mediate announcements from anti saloon leaders that the states dry forces woud be aligned against his reelection a year hence The letter was madepublic in a St Louis civil action after counsel for the grape julca company said it would be introduced to refute claims that the concerns product was un satisfactory Questoned at hs home here Sen ator Gould Was vehement in dcf enso of his right to have make arid drink wine and beer Residents of his own section of northern Maine made wine from elderberries and grapes he said God Almghty put those flowers and vines on the earth and he intended them to be iised Violates Law Prohibition commissioner Doran at Washngton said that manufac ture of wine from grape juce vio ated the prohibition law in his opin ion and was subject to the penalty imposed for any other illegal manu facture of intoxicants Assistant Secretary Lowman of the treasury in charge of prohibition enforce ment explained that it never has iieen the policy of the bureau to cn TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 6 KILLS HIMSELF WITH SHOTGUN Osage Farm Hand Commits Suicide in Fit of Insanity OSAGE June a fit of emporary Insanity Oliver Johnson 40 year old bachelor farm hand dlled himself with a shotgun at the lome of his sister Mrs Earl Jef fries six miles south of here about oclock this morning The charge entered his brain thru he left eye killing him instantly and Johnsons hand was still on the trigger when he was found flat on his back in a bedroom of the house Johnson who was considered odd was doingchores at the farm in the absence of Mr and Mrs Jeffries who arc making a tour of the Black Hills A neighbor girl who was attend ng to the housework hearri the shot ring out this morning and entered the bedroom to find Johnson prone on the bed his hand clasping the gun The sheets had been pulled off and were lying on the floor The girl rushed to the home ot iter father Gene Smnlley who no tified Coroner F R Shelleby of Osage Mr Shelleby arrivedabout 10 oclock and had the body re moved to Osage Besides Mrs Jeffries Johnson Is survived by a brother and another ulster EXTENSION OF PAYMENT TIME POINCARE PLEA Paris Deputies Want Washington to Grant More Time i nARIS June 28 onby 1 almost unanimous parliamentary opposition Premier Poincare sent to Washington today another plea for postponement beyond Aug 1 of maturity of Frances debt of 000000 incurred in purchase of Am erican war stocks left in Franca when the A E F went back home The premiers plea was both un willing aiid with little hope of suc cess but was made necessary by a resolution of the chamber of depu ties in the first hour today asking that Ambassador Claudel seek post ponement of the maturity data so that France would not be rushed in ratification of the MellonBercngei debt accoVd The debt accord would include the war stocks debt In tha general war debt to the United States The resolution was passed after a speech of Deputy Franklin Bouillon in answer to 21 hours speechmaking1 by M Poincare who sought to show why Immediate ratification of the debt accords with England and Am erica was necessary The deputy argued that Franca was beingrailroaded into ratifica tion and he declared ho did not be lieve America would be deaf to an appeal of justice hut If America would not recognize justice then France would be able to appeal to the Justice of the world Wfll rtn Versailles was an Aniorl peace the Dawes plan was sin Am crican peace the Young plan was an American peace he argued and to all of them America has re fused to subscribe SKULL PIERCED BY HAY FORK Ed Clifford Nora Springs Farmer in Mason City Hospital Ed Clifford Nora Springs farmer was taken to Mercy hospital Thurs day noon where he is in critical condition from an injury to his Drain His skull was pierced by the tinea of a hay fork which cut into the brain causing paralysis of the right arm The accident occurred at Mr Clif fords farm a mile south of Nora Springs about oclock Thurs day morning when the fork fell from the haymow of the barn glanced off the top of an automobile standing below and struck Mr Clif ord Coastguard Takes Crew Off Doomed Steamship SAN FRANCISCO June 28 A message from coast guardsmen at Point Reyes this morning said the 12 remaining members of the crew aboard the wrecked freighter Hartvvood had been taken off that the ship was pounding to pieces on tho rooks Sixteen members of the crew were taken off shortly before midnight The ship went on the rocks duringa log Jast eight Blue Earth Woman Will Teach School in Japan BLUE EARTH Minn June Miss Corinne Sasse daughter of Mr and Mrs A P Sasse of this city has signed a contract as a government teacher in the schools of Japan for three years She will be located about 20 miles from Mrs Harvey Thedc a missionary also a former Blue Earth resident IOWA FORECAST Fair Friday night and prob ably Saturday Hlijjhtly wnt uer Saturday in northwest port on LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeOazetts weather fijjures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Friday Warmest Thursday 74 Coolest in Night 5417 At 8 A M Friday 05 Rainfall 03 Altho a bright sun awoke most of Mason City residents Friday morning later developments indi cated that more rain showers In the offing ;