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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 21, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the HOME El XXXVI ETVECENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 21 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTRRNATIONAL NEWS SUPPIMENTAL SBRVICJ 10 HOOVER GREETED IN DETROIT Razors Flash as Negro Church Members Stage Riot v DEACONS HURT ONE SERIOUSLY AS CHAIRS FLY Trouble Over Retaining Pastor Causes Church Row pVANSTON 111 Oct 21 internal troubles of the Mount Zion Baptist church colored reached the razorstage yesterday Three deacons juredone Samuel Sanders being slashedacross the neck soseverely that he may die Twenty members oftbe congregation were cut and bruised Three persons were arrested in cluding the pastor the Rev G A Long and Simon Matthews and Alex Corbin deacons Should the wounded Sanders die police said charges of murder would be placed three For a year there has been trouble between one faction of the church and the pastor Yesterdays meet ing was under acourt order which calledupon the church to hold an electionv before Nov to determine whether Ixjng should continue as pastor G W Gibson a deacon expelled a year ago began heckling the pas tor and demanding reinstatement Deacon Matthews pushed forward and told Gibson to sit down Blows were exchanged the meet d dividedinto two aides one irig VJjMattaew3 i ahd the pastor Chairs were used as clubs and pro jectfles Razors flashed Five squads of policemen were re quired to break up the battle which spread to the church yard anc brocked traffic as motorists stopped to watch the fight Aged Greene Woman Is Buried 94 Years Old at Time of Death GREENE Oct v Eliza Arm Ramsdell whose ninetyfourth birthday was the day before her dSath died at her home three miles north of Greene Saturday Her SOB James with whom she had lived fdryearspreceded her in death last spring She is survived by three grandchildren six great grandchil dren and three great great grand children Funeral services were held In the home Monday afternoon the Rev CK Hudson officiating Burial was made in Pleasant Grove ceme tery Wea i IOWA WEATHER Increasing cloudiness Monday nightwarmer In west and cen tral portions Tuesday partly cloudy to cloudy probably showers In northwest portion warmer In east and central por tions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Warmest Sunday Gl Coolest in Night 30 i At 8 AMMonday S3 For like period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Warmest Saturday 66 Coolest In Night 85 Rainfall Trace The 250 Mason Cityana who went down f Iowa City for the homecoming football game Satur day now understand how local a rain can beWhile the field and llanos at Iowa City were being Jrenched Mason City received no more than the slightest touch of mist scarcelynoticeable to any body except perions looking for it 169 Persons FligM Plane IOWA SWINDLER After achieving a reputation as a genial host as owner of two airplanes Bayard D Cow an 3D byhisown admission is disclosed as tho perpetrator of ono of tho biggest swindles In the history of Cedar Rapids Ho declares he realized 596000 from the sale of fakebondsand is alleged to haveput upfake collateral at banks in obtaining large loans Cowan Is charged issuing forged instru OLD TRAIN CARRIES HOOVER TO JUBILEE Flying Boat Goes Aloft With 51Ton Load ALTENRHEIN Switzerland Oct huge 12 eugined flying boat DOX which was aunched here last July today made an amazing onehour flight with a luman load of 169 the first time in the history of aviation that so many persons have been carried in to the air on any conveyance The Giant Dornier plane took off at a m and larided just one lour later The machine flew over Lake Constance her motors work ing faultlessly and landed with her 51ton load at p m without a hitch Had 159 Passengers The DOX carried 159 passengers and a crew of 10 She had made pre vious test flights but this was the Srst time that so great a load was taken up v The flying boat which may be used for a transAtlantic crossing for the purpose of trying out her capacities was built in the greatest secrecy She was designed to car ry forty passengers normally but has accommodation for 100 if nec essary Her 12 engines can develop a total of 6000 horsepower and each engine can be treated indivi dually without affecting its neigh bors The DOX measures 150 feet from tip to tail Its wings are 10 feet thick and150 feet from wing Up to lip Six great turrets project from each wing and each epowei Plane Has Three Decks Tie turretsare manned by me chanics who can walk along a pas sage on the inside of the wings from one turret to another One ofthe features of the plane is her three decks while another is that the machine can fly with only eight motors in use Dr Dornier built the plane at Al tenrhein which is on the Swiss side of the GermanSwiss frontier be cause of the limitations on Gorman aircraft imposed by the treaty of Versailles Associated Press Photo This train of the style 1879 carriedPresident Hoover and Thomas A Edison from Detroit to at tend the Edison light golden jubilee celebration Also shown above Is the restored Smiths Creek station In 1863 Mr Edison was ejected from a similar train on to tho station platform by an enraged conductor when one of his experiments set a baggage car afire Will Rogers CHICAGO Oct 21 Got a lovely invitation from Henry Ford to come to Dearborn and hear Mr Hoov er tell Mr Edi son what tho light had meant to him before be coming a r e publican Was headed over there yesterday and ran into a thick fog and had to comeVVLUL ROCiEKS back here Besides Mr Fords field is not open on Sundays and we couldnt fly around till today Old Chicago might be wicked but that lighted field looked mighty good at night and I sure want to thank Mr Edison personally for inventing those little things Yours WILL ROGERS REED ROBINSON ARE APPOINTED Borah Refuses Selection on Delegation to Arms Conference Oct 21 FOUR DEAD IN AUTO CRASHES OVER WEEKEND Two Members of Foot ball Squad Killed Near Victor N By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS tOOTBALZi was Indirectly respon sihie for the death of four per sons andserious Injuries to a num ber of others in Iowa during the weekend The j four were victims of automobile accidents Two others are known to havelost their lives as the result of similar mishaps Two who were killed were on their way to Iowa City to attend the homecoming football game Harry A Elliott 22 of Des Moines was killed when the car In which he was riding on muddy pavement east of Tama and overturned in a ditch Robert Hoffman of Des tions plan brot about a series of Moines and Arthur Sindt of Lake clashes with police in various parts POLICE HALT BERLIN RIOTS Nationalists Stage Demon strations Over Young Reparations Plan BERLIN Oct 21 of German nationalists yesterday to stage street demonstrations protest ing adoption of the Young jepara day on behalf at President Hoover that Senators Reed of Pennsylvania and Robinson of Arkansas have ac cepted poata as members of the Am erican delegation to the Loudon arms parley in January The secretary said Chairman Borah of the senate foreign rela tions committee had been asked by President Hoover to serve on the American commission but had found it impossible to accept It is possible the secretary added iat the selection of the other mem bers of the American delegation which is expected to comprise five or delegates will be deferred until more is known of the general situation to be expected at the di3 Park Klliott who were were seriously with injured James Parsons of Dea Moines driv er of the car received minor in juries Killed In Collision Fred A Nash 54 Garwin banker died Sunday in a hospital at Cedar Rapids from injuries received Satur day morning in a collision 25 miles west of there while en route to Iowa City His brother C E Nash and the latters wife and the occupants of the other car Mr and Mrs S V Fee of Sterling HI were Injured Ivo Phend 21 of North Liberty and Cecil Boldt 21 of Iowa City members of the Iowa City Moose lodge football team were instantly killed yesterday afternoon near Vic tor when a track carrying them and eleven other members of the squad overturned Into a ditch Phend received a broken neck and Boldt a fracture of the skull Four otheroccuDants of the truck Dewitt Cameron Lee Seemuth Mar shall OHara and Larlan KHlien Ann of Iowa City were badly hurt The team was on its way to play at Brooklyn Iowa Car Overturned George HagetC 48 Des Molnea tost his life Saturday when thacar he was driving ovsrturned four miles west of Grtnnell Mrs Hager who was accompanying her husband and son to Moline 111 was seriously in jured Frank Harlan 41 of Ames died in a hospital there from injuries re ceived in an accident near Midvale A car driven by Fred A Dudley Iowa State college instructor crashed into his automobile when Dudley attempted to avoid a head on collision with another car of the city Police who had forbidden the demonstrations arrested nearly 200 most of whom were released later Minor injuries were incurred when the constabulary used clubs to dis perse the manifcstanta The biggest clash of the day oc curred In north Berlin when 300 members of the Stahlhelm or stell helmets organization after a meeting in Lustgarten attempted to march toward a synagogue not heeding the order to disperse Mounted police used their clubs freely Another clash occurred in Pots damerstrasse where large groups of national socialists attempted to break thru the police cordon to Potsdamerplatz The police quickly cleared the streets of the steelhel mets who gathered around a near by restaurant where the republicans had assembled All were dispersed A number of communist demon strations in the suburbs were broken up by the police Former Premier of Bulgaria Succumbs BBRLIN Oct 21 Radoslavoff former Bulgarian prem ier and liberal leader died in a Ber lin hospital today after an illness of six months It was under the premiership of Radoslavoff that Bulgaria entered the World war late in 1915 on the side of the central powers The Rad oslavoff government took office In July 1913 and held power until June 1918 Stocks Take New Slump on Selling NEW YORK Oct 21 stockmarket wassubmitted to one of the overpowering selling move DEDICATION OF BRIDGE IS HELD Large Crowd in Attendance at Public Opening in Rock Falls t 21 day afternoon Ben Gailbraith was master of ceremonies The address of welcome was given y Mayor Wilkinson Denny Gibson supervisor accepted the bridge in behalf of the county Raymond Zack rave an interesting talk on History if Bridges and Miss Parrott gave i comprehensive address on HIs ory of Rock Falls Bridges describ ng structures dating back 70 years Sheriff G E Cress spoke on Pub ic The program was in was also served and in the evening a dance A as given on the bridge p AIR TOURISTS ARE NEAR END Iowa Aviator Almost Certain to WinPrize at Dearborn BULLETIN KALAMAZOO Mich Oct 21 Lacey flying a Cessna monoplane led the cara van of national air tour flyers on to Lindbergh field af C S T His flying time from Chi cago was 58 minutes CHICAGO Oct 21 seven planes lined up this morning ready for the final jump of the Ford national reliability air tour A stop at Kalamazoo Mich with the last hop to Detroit where the tour started Oct 5 was the days program John Livingston of Waterloo dropped from a leaden sky yester day on the new Curtiss flying field to retain bis comfortable first place margin over the 25 other survivors of the 29 original starters Barring accident it was consid ered almost impossible for Living ston to lose the race Would Send Tariff Bill Back to Limit Revision to Produce WASHINGTON Oct 21 motion to return tha tariff bill to tb6 finance committee with Instruc tions to limit revision to farm prod ucts made In the senate today by Senator demoerat Ok lahoma The proposal would Instruct the committee to strike out all rate changes except those relating to ag riculture in general sugar and to bacco It would leave the way open however for individual senators to offer amendments to the industrial schedules when the measure again came up on the floor Supreme Court Tunis Down Iowas Plea for Review of Case WASHINGTON Oct 21 C Bamsey of Creaton convicted of violating the Iowa prohibition law today waarefused a review by tho supreme court He is under sentenc to six months in jail and fine of 000 Bamsey contended that his rooma in the Strauss apartments in Crea ton were entered by the police there during hi a absence and without e search warrant They wera searched be said over the protest of hla mother and wife a amall quantity of liquor being found He challenged tho validity of thi search and seizure declaring thi liquor seized was placed in th rooms without his knowledge Chemists didnt split the hydro gen atom after all but just separ ated different kinds Something like the dissolution of Standard Oil Ccdar Rapids Gazette erspersed lymouth with high selections by the school orchestra era felt R i1 the the new Rock Falls 1 i tetteri brlago at a speejaj program Saful the breathtaking pace of trading a as leadingshares tumbled to The enourmous turnover of stock promised to approximate if not surpass the March 26 record on the stock exchange of 8246740 shares Repeated efforts were made by powerful interests to support thu market but they met with littla success until after scores of issues bad broken to a share many Lo new lows for the year The selling represented an enormous liquida tion of weakened margin accounts and unloading by discouraged trad ers who have felt keenly the sharp declines of the past six weeks Sell ing orders poured into the market from all parts of the country and from abroad Auburn Automobile tumbled to compared with its high of the year at Utilities many of them selling from to or more under their peak prices reached in early September were conspicuously weak Such Issues as American Water Works American Power and Light North American Electric Investors Pacific Lighting Standard Gas and Electric and Stona and Webster dropped 6 to General Electric which opened more than higher later showed a net loss of more than 512 U S Steel Youngstown Sheet and Tube Republic Steel Atchison Pere Mar quette Radio National Biscuit Na tional Cash Register and Allied Chemical were among shares drop ping from to Cities Service which has climbed steadily on the curb during recent months from about to above opened a little above but soon sagged to around JUDGE FAVORS PLAN TO SEND BOY TO ELDORA Final Decision to Be Made Wednesday Morning JUDGE M H KEPLER who opened the October term of the district court here Monday after noon was inclined to favor a change of sentence and send Les lie Jeffries to the industrial school at Eldora instead of the reforma tory at Anamosa when a petition for vacating the former sentence and a transfer to the juvenile court was presented The boy was sentenced with Ra THOUSANDS LINE CURBS IN RAIN TO SEE HOOVERS Chief Executive Soaked in Downpour in De troit Visit By JAMES L WEST Associated Press Staff Writer rvETRorr Oct 21 driving rain and biting wind President Hoover with the first lady beside him drove for 12 milea today in an open automobile from Dearborn to this city to greet thou sands of people who jammed the plaza in front of the city hall The purpose of the visit was to receive an official welcome from Gov Fred W Green and Mayor John C Lodge but it gave the peo ple of Detroit their opportunity to glimpse a president for the first time in more tbaij a decade Thruout the long drive the presi dents car passed thru an almost solid lane of humanity lining botli sides of beautiful Oakwood boule vard Men women and children wer6 heedless of the elements as they strained to get a view of President and Mrs Hoover nor was the rain sufficient to dampen their eathus asm Throngs IJne Streets All along the line the chief execu tive received an ovation with the crowds cheering and automobile horns bells and clappers adding to the din At someplaces cadets of cil Patrick Chase Chase to Anamoaa and Clifford Saturday by COWANPLEADS GUILTY AT C R Bayard Cowan to Be Sen tenced on Forgery Charge CEDAR RAPIDS Oct21 Bayard D Cowan 29 bond sales man arrested here on Oct 12 charged with defrauding bankers in Jiis section of the state today pleaded guilty to three counts for utering forged Instruments before Judge John T Mofatt in district court He wilj be sentenced tomor row Cowan may be sentenced to 15 years in each count It was charged he organized fake companies under the laws of Dela ware and disposed of their bonds to banks In this section Including two in Cedar Rapids He sold the bonds only to bankers whose friend ship he had gained when he was a salesman for a bond company Cowan owned two airplanes sev eral automobiles and was known as a liberal spender Liquor Cases on Increase in U S Courts Says Report WASHINGTON Oct in creased total of prohibition cases in stituted In the federal courts and a decreased number of convictions for tha fiscal year which ended June 30 1929 as comparedwith the year previous are shown in compiled by the justice department Cases Instituted in 1920 totaled 110655 of which 86348 were crim inal an increase of 1000 At the same time there were 47100 convic tions or 1700 less than in 1028 The department however pointed out that 57476000 was collected in fines in 1929 an increase of Liquor cases the report said made up twothirds of the criminal docket of the federal district cqurta Judge M H Kepler when they pleaded guilty to larceny do mestic animals Wanted Case Reopened The request to reopen the case was made by tne noya parents Mr and Mrs Pete Jeffries and his sister Zella Jeffries Nora Springs thru their attorney L R Boom hower Mr Boomhower argued the boy should be sent to Eldora because of his age being only 16 years the fact that he had committed no previous depredations and the fact that he was sentenced without the knowledge of his parents County Attorney Roe Thompson argued that the boy needed the stricter discipline of Anamosa The superintendent at Eidora has told me he does not want boys of more than 16 years of age Mr Thompson said who also stressed the fact that Jeffries had com mitted five felonies The judge however stated that he had not yet sent any boy to Anamoaa less than 18 years old and that he did not propose to do so now unless there was a special reason for it He did not know at the time of the Saturday hearing he said that the boy waa only 16 years old Hearing Wednesday The judge aet Wednesday morn ing as a time for the hearing of any evidence that attorneys might want to present before he made the final decision Following this hearingAttorney Ralph Stanbery appealed to the Judge to reopen the cases of the other two defendants tonigfttl PROGRAM first be put Into operation when the program ol the Golden Jubilee celebrating tha electric light inventionwill be heard In ninny countries Tho National Broadcasting company will broadcast tho talks of President Hoover Owen D Young Madam Curie Henry Ford and Prof Albert Einstein who will speak from his home In Germany Tho Germans re marks will como to tho United States by wireless and telephone where they will be broadcast thruout this and other countries Tho program starts at oclock central standard time and can bo heard thru tho fol lowing mlflweat stations Davonport WOW Omaha WDAF Kansas City WTMI Milwaukee and KSH St Paul Detroit high schools with their col ors were drawn up at attention and at others little school children waved tiny American flags as they screamed their welcome Altho both Mr and Mrs Hoover had rain coats thrown about their shoulders during the drive they were fairly wet upon arriving at the city hall The presidents gray fedora as soaked with water running rom the brim as he doffed his hat pon entering the door of tha rownstone city hall In this building Mayor Lodge waa iresented to Mr and Mrs Hoover nd escorted them a short way to he main entrance where a covered ilatform had been erected Rain Soaks Crowds Mr Hoover was given a tumultn ius welcome by the thousands of TURN TO PAGE 6 COLUMN 8 Pantages Case to Go to Jury Within Four or Five Days LOS ANGELES Oct 21 J Alexander Pantages wealthy theate man may take the witness slant late today in his trial on a statu tory charge brot by Eunice Pringle 17 year old dancer Defense attorneys announcing that Pantages will testify said hi testimony will be the most vital link in their chain of evidence combating the attack story of Miss Pringle which they contend Is the result o a frameup AUNT HET By Robert Quillen The way Emmie talks I reckon Nature kind o took pity on her an give her a double chin sos they could rest one another ;