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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 30, 1929, Mason City, Iowa HOME Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 30 1929 UNTTTO PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS NO 45 NOTRE BEATS ARMY 70 Three Persons Lose Lwes in Rooming House Fire FLAMES WRECK STAIRWAYS AND CUT OFF FLIGHT Woman Girl and Fire man Killed in Bos ton Blaze noSTON Nov 30 per sons lost their lives in a fire which trapped them on the upper floors of a rooming1 house early to day Capt F J Sullivan a fireman died after being taken from the building and a woman and a young girl were suffocated Starting on the second floor of the five story brick building the flames mounted the stairways and menaced the escape of 20 lodgers Uncon scious persons brot out by firemen gave rise to early reports that five or more had perished Captain Sullivan was overcome by srcoke and his body found in a hall way by fellow firemen The bodies of the and girl who were not identified several hours later were found huddled together oh the top floor Five others were seriously burned and taken to the hospital The occupants of the building were trapped when the blaze start ing on a lower floor burned the stairways and cut off theirescape Five peisons were oyercome while others leaped from windows and es capefl Captain Sullivan of engine 32 was trapped in the building had PAGE 2 COLUMN G British Vessel Is Ashore on Island in South Pacific SAN FRANCISCO Nov 30 The Radio Marine corporation to day announced receipt of a wire less message saying the British freighter Norwich City had gone ashore on Gardner Island one of the Phoenix group in the Pacific south of Hawaii The message which reached here thru radio stationsat Tutuila Samio and Honolulu said S O S ashore on Gardner Island Going fast The Norwich City is a freighter of 5587 gross tons oil burning and was built in 1911 at Whirtlepool Eng land for the ReardonSmith line SKf Weath IQWAFORECAST Snow Saturday night and Sunday Rising temperature Saturday night and in east and central portions Sunday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period endingat 8 oclock Saturday morning Highest Friday4 Above f Lenvestiri Night4 Below f At 8 AM Saturday 1 Below The minimum for Friday nighl wss 5 degrees higher than that of the previous night but so far as can be learned there were no com plaints of sultry conditions The wind was still from the northweal Saturday morning and while the weather man was talking in terms of increasing temperatures there was no very rapid ascent of the mercury upto WEEKS FORECAST Weather outlook for week begin ning Dec 2 For upper Mississippi End lower Missouri valleys and northern and central great generally fair and cold first of weak followed by rising tempera ture and rain or snow the middle of the wecc generally fair and colder again t the close Iowa Girl Winner at Stock Show CHICAGO Nov 30 Go e eke of State Center Iowa whose brother Clarence 12 exhib ited the grand champion steer at he International Livestock show last year won the blue ribbon in the Hereford class and became elig ble to compete in the junior grand championship Third place was won iy another Iowa entry exhibited by Florence Bell of Nicholas Tenth slace also went to an lowan Mel vin Struve of Manning and Aud rience Caldwell of Pulaski won 12th James G Pierce of Columbus Tunction Iowa won third place in the Shorthorn steers and heifers class Fifth prize went to Beulah Lar son of Harlan Iowa James Briggs of Morning Sun Iowa won eighth prize and Hilton Briggs his brother ninth Eleventh prize went to Karl Soukup of New Hampton Iowa and 12th was won by James Hay of Russell Iowa Illlnoisan Has Best Barrow CHICAGO Nov 30 Mayhew of Aledo HI Waa award ed first prize today for the cham pion barrow in the junior feeding contest at the International Live stock show He is a 4H club mem ber Thomas Holller of Skaneateles N Ywas second prize nverit ler i Hodge ofMiifordwasfourtlirand Harold Brown another Aledo youth was fifth Edward Moore of Eaton Ind was awarded first prize for the best pen of lambs exhibited in the junior livestock feeding events Seqond third and fourth places were won by lads from Evansville Harold Robinson was second Phillip Robinson third and Lee George fourth Charles Brown of Battle Ground Ind ranked fifth HOLDTEACHER IN MURDER CASE Instructors Had Quarreled Over Where Program Should Be Held BANK ARRESTS GROW Army Sotre Dame Dartmouth With tho arrest of Grant J Brown above former president of the Union Industrial bank at Flint Mich and five tellers the number involved in the embezzlement from the bank lias reached 16 all former officers and employes Brown charged with falsifying Information given state bank examiners was first vice presi dent of the Michigan Bankers association and also president of two smaller banks FOOTBALL SCORES 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final TWONIENSEIECT BUSIEST CORNER FOR GUN BATTLE Both Wounded in Argu ment Over Scoring Prize Fight pHICAGO Nov 30 Clark and the busiest and brightest corner in Chicago at the hour before midnight when theater OTHER GAMES througs fill the street was spot Charles Babe Barren the and HARRISBURG 111 Nov 30 A coroners jury last night ordered Dwight Organ school teacher held without ball to await the action of a grand jury for the killing of lie Lightfoot another school in structor during a quarrel nt Car rier Mills Tuesday night Both men taught In this district and had disagreed over where a Thanksgiving program should be giveu BELGlANSOUIT GERMAN AREA Last of Forces to Be Out of Territory by Nightfall BRUSSELS Belgium Nov 30 UP Belgian army today was carrying out historic manoeuvres for the last of the occupation forces which have been in the Rhineland for 11 years will have departed by nightfall The final stage of the evacuation started at 11 a m when the last battalion of the fourth engineers garrisoned at Aachen left the bar racka and marched past General Pouleur and staff who together with the allied consuls presided striking the Belgian colors after the occupa tion GIVEN VERDICT Jury Votes to Un frocked Illinois M E v Minister RCCKFORD HI Nov 30 verdict of damages for libel was returned by a jury today in fa vor of John A Logan Warren for mer pastor of the Methodist church at Durant 111 who was evicted from his ulpit and unfrocked by the Hock River conference on charges of immoral relations with a domestic in his home Warren had asked 550000 dam ages for slander and libel in a suit brot against seven members of his former flock whom he accused of trumping up the charges in order to banish him from the church Two of the defendants Sylvia Sodanian and Wallace Best were discharged early in the trftil on a defense motion The slander charge was ruled out today by the court The five remaining defendants con victed of i libel and ordered topay 320000 to the unfrocked minister were Edgar Best Judd Van Sickle George Fritz postmaster of Du rand Henry Graham secretary the Graham Elevator company and Albert E Swinson president of the State Bank of Durand Jarrifs Walsh picked last night to settle an argument with guns Each was woundeed probably fatally Barron a former boxer and Walsh described by police as being in the racket quarreled ear lier in the evening at the Chicago their fists and Barrens nose was broken Bbrfon went home got 8 pistoj and began hunting Walsh He found him in an allnight restaurant on Randolph near Clark street They went to hta street where wit nesses said Walsh opened fire which Barron returned Bullets flew acrois the crowded street Windows in several places including Henri cis and Raklios restaurant were shattered and persons on the street ducked for cover Police found four revolvers on the sidewalk Both Barron and Wftlsh lay where bullets had dropped them Three men believed to have been companions of Walsh were ar rested Barren was wounded in the head Walsh had bullet wounds in the ab domen and thigh SECOND PERIOD Georgetown 13 Detroit 0 THIRD PERIOD Temple 0 Villanovu 0 WARlEAHN WAY TO DETROIT 73 Members of A E F Will Be Honored by Comrades in Michigan NEW YORK Nov 30 special train bearing the bodies of 73 members of the 1918 American expeditionary force to North Rus sia last of the World war soldier dead brot home was on its way Large Brakeman Sees Car Hit Train Finds His Wife in Auto CHICAGO Nov30 played strangely with Harry Ander son today Anderson a railroad saw an automobile crash Into his train The train stopped an J Anderson hastened back to the crossing He found his wife the mother ot three young children in the wreck another man George Newhlhus Neither was seriously in jured Part of Lost Radium Discovered in Pile of Ashes DAVENPORT Nov 30 proximately 80 per cent of the 55000 worth of radium lost at St Lukes hospital Monday was re uvered Thanksgiving day by Iowa City scientists using an electro scope according to Ira L Griffin oC the Western Insurance adjust ment and inspection company today The radium was located in a pile of ashes outside the hospital while the Icwa City men Claude J Lapp associate professor of physics and Louis Windbauer assqciate In chem istry operated the electroscope from an automobile Mr Griffin said that attempts to secure the balance of the radium would be continued altho it appears that what remains may be too wide ly scattered to make reclamation Local physicians connected with the firm owning the radium appar ently knew nothing of its recovery Theydenied any knowledge of Its having been found nine car train moving slowly out of the Pennsylvania terminal for De troit where 66 of the 73 bodieswill New Jersey wefe given by city andState authorities and the veterans of foreign wars under whose auspices the bodies were recovered The bodies arrived here yesterday aboard the liner President Roose velt So you got a big fine for smash ing up some ones car I thot you snid you had a friend at court wlio wouldfix things for you j Juk my nick He was the fel i low BOOTLEG KING UNDER ARREST Cleverest Runner on Lakes Held by Federal Agents CLEVELAND Nov 30 Davidson dubbed by federal agents as the cleverest rum runner on the Great Lakes was arrested at a downtown hotel here yesterday on a charge of conspiracy to violate ths liquor laws from March 15 to JunQ 7 of this year at Harbor View near Sandusky Three other men were arrested in Davidsons suite as a quad of fed eral prohibition agents and police broke up what they said appeared tjbe a rendezvous for business rea sons Theothers were James Court ney and D F Coughlin of Pitts burgh both charged with violating the smuggling laws and an uniden tified man charged with carrying concealed weapons A score of others came to visit Davidson dur ing the raid but none of them waa held Davidson has become almoat a mythical figure because of the act ivities attributed to him by federal agents Atone time he was a spe cial prohibition agent working out of Washington and shortly after he left the service he was reported to be worth 52000000 He owned a Lake Erie Island in Canadian waters where his friends congre gated on mysterious business agents said west today Running at reduced speed the BYRD BACK AT HIS BASE AFTER FLIGHT TO POLE NonStop Air Crusade Completed in Less Than a Day By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS O M M A ND E R RICHARD E I BYRD safely back at his base Little America from a flight to thej south pole today holds the unusual distinction of being the only man to fly over both poles of the earth By bending to the use of his cour age and skill the tools supplied by modern mechanical and scientific progress he achieved within three and onehalf years what no other Polar explorer has accomplished in a lifetime visits to the top and bottom of the globe In flying to the south pole he did in less than a day what it had previously taken more than three months toaccomplish The Antarctic flight was beset with difficulties far greater than those encountered in Byrda trip to the north pole which was made Kay 9 192G The distance of each flight was aboutthe same 1000 miles Mudo NonStop Trip On the flight to the north pole and JUDGE TALKS TOMGORMICK Alleged Incompetent Million aire Has Brief Session With Jurist SANTA BARBARA Cal Nov 30 Judge William G Dehy who must rule upon the merits of Mrs Katherino McCor micks suit to oust the brother and sister of Stanley McCormlck as guardians of her incompetent mul timillionaire husband today had the advantage of personal knowl edge of the and de meanor of the patient impressions of Stanley Jilc Cormick during a 20minute inter view yesterday Judge Dehy de clined to reveal Dr Nathaniel Brush assistant resident physician to Dr Edward J Kempf Stanley McCormicks per sonal physician and Dr Edward H Williams mental specialist of Los Angeles were present during the interview McCormicks conversation dealt chiefly with his afternoon ride football news of the day and sev eral pictures painted by himself which adorn the walls of the living room in which the interview took place hackmactain15hours awl Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Nov 30 Mr Hoover has had al the finan ciers of the country gathered and made era sign a pledge to spend some money for the general p r o a perity of the country so next week he is real ly going into big business He is calling the coaches of the various football teams together and get them to promise to build bigger grandstands make longer trips and pay more for promising high school talent Thats whats the matter with this country Its not Wall street ita not the sen ate its just that a lot of cheap colleges wont go out and spend the dough Bigger grandstands look at Chicago with Soldiers field with Dempsey and Tunney Army and Navy and California and Notre Dame why thats brot cm more publicity than Al Ca pone and machine guns combined Yours WILL ROGERS RELIEF COMING FOR IOWA FROM mountain chalh jealcs thatrise anywhere from 10 000 to 15OQO feet The Antarctic is mostly barren of plant life and vithout human inhabitants and even animals due to its severe climate ven In summer which is at hand here now There are no inhabitants In the Arctic there are Eskimos and summer vegetation Byrd flew from Spitsbergen to the north pole over floating ice above sea level with here and them open leads of water From the edgn of the southern ice barrier he ftrw 400 miles over an accumulation of ice rising 150 feet or more abovL the sea and solid as land and thoii soared over mountains to the polai plateau and back again Took Less Than Day Byrds flight to the south pole is a striking demonstration of the cor qucst of modern methods of travel and communication of distance arid other physical obstacles encoun tered in polar exploration when com pared with similar feats accom plished by older methods Commander Byrd flew from his base on the Bay of Whales to the pole and back in less than a day Capt Roald Amundsen the first explorer to reach the south pole using Gog sledges and starting from a base which was near Little Amer ica required 97 days to reach ha pole The trip there and back a total of 1545 miles was made m 148 days He left his base Oct 20 1911 reached the pole Dec 14 aver aging about 15 miies a day Utilizes Rndlo Just as the airplane enabled Byrd to travel as far in an hour did in six days the radio sending its waves at the speed of 186000 miles a second gave the in TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 3 100YARD DASH BY ELDER GETS SINGLE COUNTER Notre Dame Half Grabs Pass and Sprints Thru Cadets YANKEE STADIUM NEW YORK Nov sensa ional 100 yard dash for a michdown by Jack Eldei Dames sprinting half jack after Intercepting a for vard pass on his own goalline jave the Irish a 7 to 0 victory over the fighting Army eleven rqm West Point here today The touchdown came in the second period and constituted he only real threat of the jish to score tho they held he cadets at crucial points when the ball was near the Sfotre Dame goal The game was played in freezing weather before a rec ord crowd of 83000 The Hoosiers thus finished their season with an unbroken streak of nine victories and a clear claim to national cham pionship honors D in Grip of Cold and Snow ES MOLNES Nov 30 Re lief from the present cold wave was in sight today for lowaus The weather forecast predicted rising temperatures which Charles D Reed government meteorologist said would bring snow Subzero weather was reported lost night from Dubuque Charle City and Mason City where the mer cury reached 4 below At Davenport the thermometer registered 0 am Council Bluffs Des Moines an Sioux City reported temperature slightly above zero Ledges state park near Boono was one of the coldest spots in low last night The government ther mometer there reached 8 degree below zero Eust in Winters Grip NEW YORK Nov 30 entire east for the first time thi season was in the grip of subfrecz ing temperatures today In New York City the thermome ler dropped to 20 degrees above zer last night the coldest of the season A 3Smile biting northwest win added to the discomfort and lodging houses patronized by the Acute Alcoholism Is Blamed for Death of Des Moines Resident DES MOINES Nov 30 A Kay 37 i whose body was found night locked in a coal shed here died of acute alcoholism Coroner William Carpenter said last night A post mortem examination showed no marks of external vio lence he said but a quantity of M cohol was found in Kays stomach Detectives said Mr and Mrs Raymond Hedrick who lived at the address where Kays body was found had been taken into custody because of the condition of their home and would be held until a suitable place Is located for them Duluth Herald and NewsTribune Merge DULUTH Minn Nov 30 Announcement wa made today that Paul Block and M F Hanson own ers and publishers of the Dulutli Herald have assumed control of the Morning Duluth NewsTribune The1 i reiclistap today and the measure first issue under their direction will will now bo referred to a refcreuj appear Sunday morning Dec 1 iliiin by Ihe Gfiriimn people on I cording Lo the announcement Dec 22 German Bill Against Young Plan Refused BERLIN Nov 30 na tionalist hill for rejection of the Voung plan was defeated in the I No Ire p amestarted its si oSfiSjiiT Aimy won the elected to receive tho kickoff as the teams took the field A brisk wind blev from tho southeast Hutchinson was at left halfback for the Cndets instead of Glattly Cannons first attempt to kick off squirted off at a tangent out ot bounds and he tried again On the next try Hutchinson taok the ball and aws tackled on the 21 yard line by Cannon Mtirrel dove four yards off tackle and Murrei punted the bail rolling dead on Notre Damea 2S yard line There the Army took pos session the officials ruling the pig skin hnd first been touched by a Notre Dame player FuniWu Causes Loss Murrcll slipped failing to and Captain Cagle fumbled recov ing for a fivo yard loss The Army ace then tried left erd and was thrown by Schwartz for a one yard loss Cagle dropped back for a long pass Two Cadets clear but the throw sailed over their heads and was grounded Notre Dame took the ball on downs on its own 35 yard line Schwartz und OConnor knifed thru for seven yardj in two attempts Bit ployed were jammed to capacity A woman in Staten Island froze to death in her back yard after she apparently had fainted while taking out some ashes Below freezing temperatures Were general thruout New New England New Pennsylvania York state Jersey and Two Inches of snow fell at Ma ione N Y and the temperature dropped to 4 degrees above zero In Pennsylvania the lowest No vember temperature on record was accompanied in many places by snow flurries At Pittsburgh the thermometer dropped to 9 above zero West in Need of Rain xSAN FRANCISCO Nov 30 The entire Pacific coast looked with envy today at the rest of the coun try altho much of it went about its business in subfreezing tempera tures The coast came to an end today of the driest November in 40 years with no relief in immediate prospect while in California water was being sold by the gallon and in Washing ton entire cities sought means to keep their electric lights burning Only a qualified prediction that an Alaskan disturbance might reach TURN TO PAGE 2COLUMN 1 Savoldi was stopped and punted out of bounds on Armys 33 yard line The Army was offside and Notre Dame got first down on its 48 yard line Savoldi raced around left end but was thrown out of bounds by Mur rei attcr a 4 yard gain Nearly Mndo It OConnor and Savoldi bucked to within inches of another first down and tho latter then made it on Armys 41 yard line OConnor inoki thru center for nine yards TUKN TO PACK 14 COLUMN 1 1 Bad Check Artist Also Faces Forgery Charges CLARION Nov Gray ot Ragle Grove is serving a sentence of 30 in the Wright counry jail on a bad check charge havhijf received his sentence in JuHtce O A Triggs court He haa also held to the action of the graml jury or n forgery clisivgo AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I never wished I was dead except once when I was plum tired put from cleanin house an had a headache an Pa set with his bare feet on a chair where f could sec em ;