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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 12, 1927, Mason City, Iowa il IOWA WEATHER Mostly fair tonight and Thursday slightly tonight probably light frbst f AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES NORTH IOWAS NEWSPAPER Final Edition Edited Tor the Home VOL XXXVV FtVB CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED FRBS3 LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY OCT 12 1927 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SEOWICE NO f Fire Sweeps Atlantic 50 HOTELS BUSINESS A FJFL BUILDINGS HAZED SN 4 TAKE ACT HOUR BLAZE IN N Three Blocks of Boardwalk Destroyed in Fire Fanned by Stiff Breeze Troops Patrol Gutted Ocean City Streets j v i OCEAX CITT N Oct by fire the heart of this South Jersey seaside resort today was a mass of ruins i Driven by a brisk ocean breeze he blaze which started at 7 oclock last night wiped out approximately 50 buildings and damaged many others be fore it was brot under control four hours later Mayor JosepK G Champion estimated the damage at close to principally to hotels cottages ihops and theaters The boardwalk between Sevenlh And Tenlh streels was almost destroyed m t1 The Arcadia cafe hippodrome a pier and amusement center several I motion picture bouses and a1 score of shops and other business places along tho walk were burned before the flames spread inland Buildings Went Quickly Nearly all the buildings were of frame conslructlon and were Quickly consumed An explosion of gasoline in a boardwalk garage was held re sponsible for the spread of the flames to the cottage and hotel section on Wesley Atlantic and Ocean avenues Here too tlis structures were most Kf frani and for a time it was feared NY dynamlv would have to be resorted to in order to cheek the flames Alnongthe larger hotels destroyed which contained rooms and was valued and the Traymore every structure from the to Wesley avenue three blocks inland between Eighth and Tenth streets was either destroyed or damaged Private Homes Burned Among the private homes burned were of Mayor Champion and Dr W P Haynes i The latter was one of the show places of the resort Many families made homeless by the fire watched over the meagre house hold goods they salvaged thruout the night Others spent the night in cot tages vacated lor the winter or at hotels Firemen from Atlantic City Mar pate Sornars Point Pleasantville Wildwood Cape May and half a clov en other nearby points aided In con quering the blazo Hospital ambulances with doctors and nurses also wore sent from sev eral of these cities and an emergency hospitalwas established1 at city hall A acoro of persona were treated for minor injuries but noone was ser iously hurt Two firemen William Alrtridgo of the Atlantic City department and Roy Flanders of Ocean City were Injured Aldridge was burned and cut when he Yell from the side of Jfotel Trayjnorc where ho aas battling Ilamea and Flanders was overcome and slightly burned on the boardwalk Company 112th field artillery Jersey national pa MAY LAND IN PARIS BLYTIJEV1LLE Oct persons were killed and a score injured in a tovnado which whipped thru the village of Dell 11 miles west of Blytheville late last night and smashed a number ot ten Ant houses on the nearby plantation The lead all residents of Dell were A M Harden 48 his sisteVinlaw F T Harden and J P Winn a justice oC the peace and Winn JTifteen 12 of them white persona vverb brot to Blythevllle hos pitals today Dell has about 200 population About 20 buildings there Including the rheonlx cotton were wrecked About 10 dwellings on the outskirts ot Blytheville also were damaged and two negroes Injured Resolution to Exclude Canadian Workers Is Also Defeated IMS ANGELES Oct 12 resolution favoring leg islation to protect Americanwork era from competition by Canad ians who commute daily by hun dreds Jnto Detroit mid Xiagarn N wns de feated by tbe American federation of labor convention delegates to dny who sent it to the executive council for consideration aflcr considerable argument LOS ANGELES Oct ifornias alterapt to put the American federation labor on record as fa voringthe exclusion of Mexican im migrantsby application of thequota law to Mexico failed at tho federation convention today A resolution carrying that provision Introduced by State Senator Daniel Murphy ot San Franclseo was de feated when the delegates voiced their approval of a committee recommenda tion of nonconcurrence The latter was based upon the fact an agreement carrying out a pol icy of seK restraint had been arrived at between the labor federations o Mexico and the United States Thru this the Mexican federation pledged itself to ask its government to enact legislation controling immi Oratioii inrconformity with the I tho United States trolling tlie streets looting today to prevent Two Osage Residents Sent to Fort Madison OSAGE Oct Milton Wilson was sentenced JUonday afternoon to three years at IMatlison for boob legging and for breaking jail JOINT eROUP TD FIX MINE SCALE Union and Operators Agree on Commission to Deter mine New Rate DES 2VIOINES Oct operators and miners this week agreed on the personnel of a commis sion which will attempt to fix a per manent wage scale for miners tol sup Plant the Jacksonville agreement un der which the mines are now tempor arily working Georjro Heaps and Sam Ballan tyne president and secretary respec tively of the Iowa coal operators as sociation are the mine owners rep resentatives on the commission Joe Morris and John Gay president and secretary respectively oC District 13 United Mine workers of America will act for tlie miners The commission will investigate the conditions claims and demands of the Army Officer Taken 111 While in Air Flies 500 Miles to Omaha Field OMAHA Oct Seized with recurrent attacks of np endicitis Major B Q Jones nir of cer ot the seventh army corps area piloted his piano nnd bis passenger Maj n O Barlen for 800 miles to a jafe landing at Omaha before he wns to a hospital for an operation le did not inform Maj Barton of his until the landing field was reached contending factions their findings and and will report to a joint meeting of tho opera tovs and miners scale committees meeting oC the scale commit tens will he lifild on or after Feb 7 Tho findings of the commission wlule a iart of the ensuing Taclc Morrlssey pot one year In the I win not necessarily form pen for driving a motor vehicle while Intoxicated Deputy TV H Iavis assisted TV II Gnllivar took them to prison Tuesday morning AUNT HET By Robert Quillcn I likctl Amys vpiun Icr bnlorc she Inifl H Irnin cd Slic didirl ojicn her moiilh so Ihcn or nl like she wns the basis for the forthcoming pact Tho temporary sgr cement nndoi which many of the miners are work Towa provided that in case pthc nommisalon Is unable to agree an ad tlitional member jnay be selected attempt to break the deadlock Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Oct where we are sore at France now for imitating us and putting on a tariff against om goods Kinder puts us at a disad vantage on account of the of France If it was fiome South American or Central American country we could claim It wasmn lawful and make cni take it off Havent heard from Arthur yet J doubt if iie seen it T dont KIICKS he slums much In his read hip If the dont run Cool itlge hiHlury will repeat itself You Haw what happened to hurfrh when they thot hey could win without Cuylcr Tours ONE REPORT HEARD Miss Bull Elder fast Hearing Paris the objective of liei Atlantic hop begun yesterday afternoon nt Roosevelt Field N Y Sho i accompanied by Cnpt George Haldcman The piano was reported late las ntprht flying eastward OO mlloa out of New York Nebraskan Bound Over on Charge of Murdering Her Husband FAIHBURY Oct Tho jealousy that she said led her to tlis murder of her Inisband so that another woman would not get him had led Mrs Alice Harvey G be bars and today she was lodged in the county jail without bond awaiting trial in district court on a first degree murder charge Following her confession yesterday that she deliberately shot her hus band J B Harvey while he was sleeping and then told authorities Ire committed suicide Mrs Harvey arraigned in county court and pleaded guilty She was then bound over to the dis trict court After the fatal shooting Oct 5 and thruout tho inquest Monday Mrs Harvey insisted that her relations with her husband A railroad fireman were pleasant and that ho shot him self Yesterday however after n sleep less night nnd continuous questioning she admitted the crime and the in tense jealousy which prompted ber to commit it Towner Wants President to Be Elected From Among Politicians CORNING Oct me morial asking congress to enact legis lation permitting Porto Kico to elect a governor in 1M2 was received today from Porto Ttican political leaders by Horace Mann Towner present gover nor of tho island Mr Towner who is visiting at Ills homo here plnns to present the me morial to President Coolldgo when he returns to Washington about Nov 1 ho said today Favorable action Is anticipated for tho petition which according tw Mr Towner nsks tho president to Include the request ns a recommendation to congress in his annual message Mr Towner represented the eighth Iowa district In thehouseof represen tatives before being appointed gover nor oC Porto riico by President Hard ing Pretender to Crown of Portugal Is Dead TIEXXA Austria Oct Don Miguel Duke of Braganza and pretender to tho crown of Portugal died last night at Rnebcnstoln near Vienna It was Icarned He was 73 years Pioneer Resident of Sheffield Succumbs SUteFKIHIVn Meyer SI years ohl a resident of this community for more than half a cen tury at ins home Tuesday a ft cl an ilincsH lasting four weeks Tho tu will be held Friday afternoon at St Johns Lutheran church with burial in St Johns enmplory Ho is survived by three children Mason City GlobeGazette Offers to Its Readers an Automobile Road Book All motorist nnd particularly tourists have need of a concise road boolc with descriptions of the bighways To many people the thot ot travel in unknown country entails doubt For tills reason It is imperative Hint some carefully prepared in formation bo obtained Tho Washington Bureau of this paper lias for distribution n book let that exactly the require ments In addition to giving descriptions and markings of the great national highways it contains many sugges tions that will save time money and annoyance It will help not only In planning a tour hut also In carrsing It thru Clip the accompanying coupon nnd send it to the Washington In formation Bureau of this paper Enclose four centa fn stamps for return postage and handling The book will go forward by return mail Mt Vernon to Cedar Rapid Stretch Fails to Pay Dividends CKDAU HAPIDS Oct irat steps in a movefor tho abai lonment of the Intenirban linn br ween Cedar Ttaplds Mt Vernon an isbon have been taken In the filin of a petitionIn district court for pe1 nission to stop operation and tea up the tracks The Intelurban is owned by til Towa Raihvay and Light corporatioi The cities of Cedar Mt Ve non and Lisbon oro made defendan together with trnstees of totv ships thru which tho lines pass The charge that the line never ha Uown a profit sinco its constructio in andthat It has boon shoivii serious deficit the last few years given asthe principle reason for th petition Since the Lincoln highway betwnc Cedar Rapids antt Lisbon has bee paved traffic on the intcrurban h decreased It Is said Tlie com pany Is stated to bavo attempted to meet the decline in revenues by cars but it Is declared this had mnde llttlo difference Under agreement with tho Cedar Rapids council this city will not fight the petition and it Is unlikely that tho other towns will resist It Tho com pany promises a motor bus as soon as tho tracks are torn up Jit Vernon and Lisbon have been served for time by tho companys Davenport nnd Tlpton bus line FYcrlcric J Hnskin Director The Mason GlobcGnzetlc Information Bureau Washington D C I enclose herewith four CPUS in stamps for a ropy nf he HOOK SI reel ood Stored on Plane Scheduled for Flight Across Atlantic WASHINGTON Opt weather bureau today is sued the following storm ines Advisory n Miuth wcst storm warnings ordered Hut orns to Easfport nininct Dis turbance of marked intensity over eastern Superior inovinj northeastwaril will cause strong south winils this afternoon and to night reaching Knlo force nlotiK nnd off tho coast from Delaware Breiikwnter OLD ORCHARD Maine Oct Frances Grayson al owing her mate companions to extent heir sleep for several hours was up larly today to direct preparation foi ho start of her Strorsky plane th for Copenhagen at 5 oclock his evening if conditions remain avorablo Mechanics who had remained a vork until lain last night resumed th inal grooming of tho hyroairplanc iefoi0 dawn Everything appeared ti e proceeding favorably toward th start as planned Mrs Grayson ordered two quarts o lot soup ana two quarts ot coffee t bo prepparecl for the four thermo LlGBlba shli will cany She asked for a dozen sandwiches of ban and chicken Start Lato Today About two hours after sho had Ic for tho hangar Wllmer Stultz tli pilot appeared In the hotel lobby wit word that both ho nnrt Bruco Gold the navipator and radio op erator who complete the crew ha slopt Mrs Grayson said that the star would be niado as late this evenin tho tldo would permit so that the might have daylight for a landing i Copenhagen If they aro aitln to that far Sho made n rough estitnal Nothing Heard from Flyers Since Ship Sighted Plane 400 Miles Off New York at Last Night t NEW YORK Oct the steiuncr lanes vere doited with ocean liners only one had reported ceing the monoplane the American Girl almost n full cloy Fter it started on its nonstop o Earis and hot one itjhed the plane within a few hours of ils departure The American Banker sighted the plane nt last and after that came silemec During the day tlie liners Celtic and Manretania reported by wireless to the Associated ress that no sifjn had hccn seen of the plane tho they wore oth directly on its Concern began to he felt ns tlm American Hanker had reported the plans lying at only feet and It wns felt this should have made It visible lo nany ships during the day Dr H Kfmlmll of he weather hurcnsi unofficial stnrtcr of trans tlnntic flights until he was greatly surprised Hint the plane had not been ighted by other steamers NEW YORK Oct Independent Wireless company at clock this morning eastern standard time announced receipt ot a wireless neasago from tho steamer American Banker sayfug the vessel had hlghlert he monoplane American Girl at sea in latitude U North longitude The plane was reported making good tlmo in ideal flying conditions Tlio mcrlcan banker said the course of tho piano was directly cast The position i about 100 miles cast of New York Its progress Northwest wind on the tail of the plane wns aiding reported Tlia American Banker sighted ilaneat p m eastern standard ime last night Duo iii 42 Hours TOPK Oct American Girl presumably was speeding eastward over the At lantic ocean toward Paris today bear Eltlpp to of her ambition to bo tho first woman to fly across the Atlantic The comely 25yearold Florida avi atrix vrho said sho was relying upon God and prayers of her mother for n successful tenriination of the venture hopped off from Roosevelt field at p m yesterday willi Capt Oaorge Haldcman ns copilot If all went well they expected to reach their Roal III 38 to 42 hours A hop of ES liQui5 would put them Hi nt a m Thursday onKtem of 33 hours for the journey altho sh paid It might vary considerably eilhe wny The route was still nndctermlnc this morning with a final decision ox pcctcd only n short tlmo before th takeoff IVosdvard Hop Xears KT LOUIS Senegal Oct long distance flyers Di donno Costes and Joseph I Hrix made ready today for the hazardous hop across the south A lantlc to Port Xalnl Brazil The plan to get away some time this ev ning The airmen arrived here from T Boursefield near Paris yesterday morning completing a flight of miles They showed no signs of and were hoisted nut of the cockpit by tlie enthusiastic welcoming crowd Costes estimates that the transAt lantic hop will require between 20 and 23 hours Knrccrl To Land HAMBURG Germany Oct Hcinkel hydro airplano D 1220 Was forced to land In Elbe river near HunsbuettM this afternoon be cause of a radiator defect The plane was on tho start of a rip to tho United Ktates by way of Amsterdam and Vigo and the Azores this standard time or p m Thurs day Paris lime Tho flyers werefollowing a coursc that called for the longest overwater hop oil record a flight of nearly the shipping lanes directly mites from Long Island to I bo French cuast Seven other trnusAtlnnffc air men made overwater hups of approx imately J 000 miles from land lo tho Irish coast on fligbls lo England and Kurope Distance Is Miles Altho it called for a total flying dls lanco oE some miles tho more southern route was selected in prefer enceto tho groat circle course in the hope of avoiding loo and possibly being able to fly over fog While their course ollowed tho shipping lanes all vay Haldcman said he would rely 11KXICO CITY Oct Pursued thrti tbo wild mountain coun try of western Vera Cruz tho rebel Generals Arnulfo Conifz incl Keolor Aimaila today to bo nt tempting lo rciicli thi wherr passago In a fishing liont or olhrr small craft would put them lluj reach of thr criunent Tot on thoii parties of federal troops under coili maud of Icncral Escobar who on Monday reported lio harl tho rrhol forccn anfl tureil Ihn mnin Coiner nnd Ahnadi only aljout 100 Iol Alabama Klan Official Flees From Grand Jury Oct Al tho summoned to appear today before the special grand jury nvesttgatinB floggings in Grenshaw county Janice Esdale grand dragon of the Kn Klux Klan in Alabama apparently has left the Attorney General Charlie C lUcCall said this morning Messner Proves to Be Prisoner in Pen lowerx A sinnil iraMrreil in ovoiy direction iterlurcii ly Ibr government to nil thrtt left of tho rebel column whih 1 is never exceeded nirn Aerrt Cruv dispatches way main roup cap the sovornnicnt troops mini bored aiul that wcrr fiotn Hio units marchod out nl Iho Mexico JMy gnrriron harraols tin niglit of Oct rTipl uvod TOO soldiers ol n tho battalion srscn officers anr7 soldiers of ilic ISth battalion and tlrcly on the planes instruments an arlh Inductor compass drift Indira or turn and bank indicator and alti aiotcr Miss Elder made the hop while Mrs and artiHcrymcn of the officers tile KCOOUI 1rt ixnlnsb tho activities rf bandits atenipting to tako advantage of tlie situation the ovcrnment hnt Frances Wilson Grayson was waiting ordered niprovcd vfeatber to start a transfrnigbt Atlantic flight from Old Orchard Mo Weather conditions were regarded iy Dr Jnincs If Khnball of the weathpc bureau probably nioro mi rivorabTo than for any previous trfins Ytlantio flight After the first 300 miles he said tile winds would tend tn send tbn plane In the south of itf course ami at miles out tho wind would uomo at almost right angles across tlio courMul ot the plane A hundred rniles further where the sbip was expected to skirt the low pressure aren ho said the winds would swing right an ami escort of soldiers rr trjjns cast of France Tho flyers ari by Kimball lo try to climb abovo this low pressure area Its or TTalclcman the situation was described to him and lie was told Hint mndltioiis worn bcttrr tJiry he for weeks Its up to Miss ridrr told him risht uoll he irjjljrd IlaMcmiiii fjlt there was danger from iin dun lo fop and rain FORT KADISOX Oct Messner 3lyearold liretermer at the state penitentiary here is de scribed as a prisoner by au thorities The hoy convicted of the slaying of sixyearold KfHhkon For rest at Cedar is going bis tusks in Iho prison in a matter of fact way they say Ohsrrvcs Virr Prevention Oct observance of Guv llaminiliproclamation rn fire prevention the Ventura toiisoll dated scliool is olxsrrving firo prn jyention week by talks nnil lessons on j fire prevention firo drills etc Indianapolis Official Must Also Pay Fine of IxnlAXAPOLIK Ort John Duvall of In dinnapolis was sentenced in criminal today to servo 30 days in jail incd nnd disbarred from hold ingpublic office fniviolation of the corrupt practices act Special Judge V C Shirley pro nounced sentence after overruling a motion for a now trial on the tall of tho plane anil then the south tending to send the ship to the north of its course I Tail Winds Due I Then would coma tail winds he i laid unlil the flyers enter the worst weather of Iho trip a storm and fog that has hung COO to miles iit high The American Girl TIRN TO PAGE IB The Local Weather American Bed Sugar corporation weather figures for 21 hour period ending nt S a in Rock ford Establishes New Set of Speed Rules norKKOUlX Iuf sans iho within the Sly limits Iiavi5 rn plncnl on nil Ihn Important streets The Hsns nre whim wilh hlarh loilmhip and aro easily rend Scventl arrestn niaJc by town marshal A T Maximum Minimum Al B a in Tiio si ill In nt POOR PA By Claude Callan 1 wmililht ii Tfindi mind liiiirin Mil rrilirizr n it I ijidiil has i fi 1erl in Iliiil il uirc ;