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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 2, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas PAPER Edited for the Home H A L 0 N E R HIS MEM 5 A 1T DEPT OF THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY SERTEMBER 2 1930 UNITED PRESS AMD INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NQ 281 Party Fight Is Fierce Handout War Is New Type of Po litical Battle i ON GROUNDS 3 I I I By CHARLES P STEWART ASHIN GTON Sept 2 The handout war be tween democratic and republican head quarters in Washington has reached propor tions that no longer can be laughed off It really is a new kind of po litical fighting Basically per haps it is the same old thing as always but so improved on and rE intensified that veterans of no more than n single campaign ago are regularly flab bergasted by it In this corection the democratic organization is advisedly mentioned ahead of the G O Ps for it was by the former that the handout system of hostilities was perfected the latter was somewhat slow to realize its potency and still is rather fumbling it FOR the benefit of folk who may be unfamiliar with journalistic momenclature a handout is a readytoserve news story pre pared by the interest which seeks to give it currency and handed out by it to the press generally mimeo graphed in the hope of procuring the greatest possible number of pub Ttim to raso 8 Column 0 HEARST KICKED IF FRANCE publishing of AngloFrench Treaty Is Cause He States PARIS Sept 2 Havas an of expulsion had been served yon William Randolph Hearst Amer Jican newspaper publisher and that Mr Hearst would leave Prance this evening in compliance with it No reason was given for the order Haa No Complaint LONDON Sept 2 Randolph Hearst American pub lisher arrived in London today Mr Hearst asked about his expulsion from France said I have no to make They said I was an enemy of France and a danger in their midst reason for our strained re lations was the publication of an AngloFrench treaty two years ago by the Hearst newspapers South Dakotan Replies to McCormick Challenge SENATOR SHOWS RUTH WHAT HE IS GOING TO DO Nye Calls Detectives Who Shadowed Him Before Committee CHICAGO Sept 2 sen ate campaign funds investigating committee summpned before it to day the officers and operatives of a Chicago detective agency employed its chairman Senator Gerald P Nye of North Dakota This Senator Nye announced is the answer to Ruth Hamm Mc Cormicks question What is Sen ator Nye going to do about it The Illinois congresswoman had issued a statement acknowledging that she retained private detectives to inquire into the methods and affiliations of the committee chair man Senator Nye Immediately issued subpoenaes for nine men and a wo man nine of them representing thn Dannenberg detective agency here and the other witness being cashier of the Harris Trust and Savings bank supposedly the agency thru which payment was made to the detective bureau Chairman Nye and Senator Por ter H Dae of Vermont went Into session at the Federal building at 10 a announced that an inquiry intothe shadowing of Senator Nye was their business arid awaited the appearance of the witnesses called Will Rogers TAHOETAVERN Gal Sept holleringabout how poor off we are and look at the real troubles of soma of these other birds Down in the Argentine sold iers are guard ing their presi dent Peru just loaded theira on a battleship fand advised him to head for Siberia Brazil is in a huddle The Labor govern ment in England is about to join the unemployed Hearst has joined Germany and Brisbane has joined Russia So it looks like Mexico is about the only one with no trouble at all Yours WILL ROGERS NORWAY Large Crowds Gather Ex perts Examine Evidences of Tragedy TROMSOE Norway Sept 2 IB sealer Bratvaag Dr Gunnar Horns expeditionary ship bearing the remains of the Andree explora tion party found on Whiteisland ar rived here this forenoonThere was H9 official reception but large i crowds gathered at the harbor Norwegian and Swedish experts went aboard the Bratvaag some what before she made this port to carry out preliminary investigation of the evidences of the Andree trag edy Various objects were found in the canvas boat which was marked with Andrees name AUNT MET By Robert Quillen VETERANS LEAD BALLOON RAGE Entrants in Gordon Bennett Trophy Classic Leave Course CLEVELAND Ohio Sept 2 UP veterans of international balloon racing apparently were set ting the pace aa the Gordon Bennett trophy racers veered somewhat from their expected i course and found themselves drifting across New York state today A huge silken bag identified as that of Captain Ernest de Muyter of Belgium the dean of the nine teenth international classic was re ported over Earleville in the cen tral part of New York at a m C S a distance of approxi mately 325 miles from the starting point i Another believed to be the City of Detroit piloted by Edmunds j Hill of the American trio of con testants was seen at Syracuse at a in Ward TVan Orman of Akron Americas veteran pilot dropped a message forwarded from Penn Yan N Y which said he was passing over that city at 6 a m and waj making satisfactory progress Thia placed him about 75 miles short of the airline distance cov ered by Captain De Muyter his olc antagonist a half an hour later Van Orman was at Syracuse al a m but met with some va gary of the wind currents which turned him southeast to Cincinnatus and then shunted him back west ward The Goodyear VOT one of the three American entries passed over Norwich Chenango county New York at a m CS T today according to a message telegraphee to race headquarters here 10 Perish When Ships Run Together in Foi SEATTLE Sept 2 members of the Halibut schooner Orients crew perished yesterday in the Strait of Georgia north of when the 50ton craft sank afte colliding in a dense fog with the Pa ciflc steamship companys freighter Admiral Nulton NATIONAL RACES END WITH FOUR DEAD RECORDED Captain Page Completes List of Fatalities at Chicago pURTISSREYNOLDS AIRPORT Sept 2 1930 dition of the National Air races be ame history today with the names f four dead engraved on the rec rds as martyrs to mans fight to master gravity Capt Arthur Page Jr Washing on noted marine flyer whose rac ng ship crashed down on the air ort yesterday died a few hours ater He had been leading In the peed classic of the 10 days of com Thompson trophy race Waa Star Pilot More than 60000 spectators saw ages plane swing around the lome pylon at a speed of 207 miles n hour wallow crazily for a mo ment then dive to destruction Flying at a speed 20151 miles an hour Charles Speed Holman if Minneapolis swept on over the 00 mile triangular route to win the ace and a prize of and to et the fastest pace in the records of national air race closed course events A native of Minnesota Page hod graduated from the naval academy Turn n Fngo 8 Column Grcat Land o Goshen Here comes Pas cousin Henry to spend the night an Ive got my best linen sheets en the spare bed Floyd Fanner Injured i in Corn Binder Gears FLOYD Sept Work man a young farmer living one mil east of town was injured in a corn binder Monday afternoon and wa rushed to the Cedar Valley hos pltal The extent of his injuries ha not been learned Markets at a Glance VERA PAUL 26 DISAPPEARS ON WAY TO EAST Failed toReach Her Destination at Mil waukee MISS VERA BELLE PAUL daughter of Frank Paul secre tary of the Farmers Mutual Insur ance company and Mrs Paul 1019 Fourth street southwest disappear ed Somewhere between Janesville WIs and Milwaukee while on her way eastward to Mount Vernon N Y where she is a teacher accord ing to word received here Miss Paul who is 26 years of left Mason City Saturday evening and was to change trains atJanes ville Sunday morning arriving In Milwaukee sometime Sunday fore noon Got Off at Janesville As far as can be ascertained however Miss Paul never arrived at Milwaukee In fact the only in formation her parents have obtain ed on the matter is that she got off the train at Janesville Word that the teacher had disap peared first reached the parents here from another Mount Vernon teacher who accordlhg to previous arrangements was to meet Miss Paul at Milwaukee This teacher JHssJjuliuCurtis met the tralirat Milwaukee as scheduledbut failed to find her Mason City friend Fear Foul Play Mr and Mrs Paul are at loss to explain the unexpected disap pearance of their daughter She bad no friends or acquaintances at Janesville they know of They fear there has been foul play of some character Attempts have been made to trace her journey thru the railroad offices Tiius far Milwaukee railroad employes have only learn ed definitely that she got off the train safely at Janesville Sheriff G E Cress also has been informed of the situation and will assist in the investigation Miss Paul attended Cornell col lege and completed her B A course at the University of Iowa She taught art for three years at Mad ison Wis and last year started teaching at Mount Vernon N Y Police Are Searching MILWAUKEE Wis Sept 2 todaywere searching for Miss Vera Belle Paul 26 of Mason City Iowa who was supposed to meet Miss Lulu Curtis a fellow school teacher here yesterday Officers learned that Miss Paul left her train at Janesville and came to Milwaukee ron a later one She was overheard to say to another woman I think Ill have time to go there and get back The search was requested by Miss Curtis when she failed to find Miss Paul Coste Sets New Mark in Aviation Animls Firstto Make NonStop EastWest Flight French Airman Cross ANSWERS McCORMICK QUERY es From Continent to Continent BULLETIN EAK HARBOR Maine Sept 2 of Hancock Point just east here report ed that u plane believed to ue the New York bound ol Cunt DieuilonnoCosto passed over here at p in C S T holding southwest The plane was onehalf mile up anil trav eling at high speed they re ported DRAWS THRONG ON SENATOR NYB KUTH H McCORMICK Wheii Senator Gerald P Nye discovered he was being shadowed by detectives und announced the fact Mrs Ruth Hnnna McCormiek said ahewas responsible an1 iisked Now what is Senator Nye uolng to do about It He made answer by summoning thj detectives before tlie senate invfistiRation committee CETSCHERFOUND SEPT 2 NEW YORK Stocks irregular merchandise and chain store issues rise Bonds steady investment rails firm Curb irregular investment trust firm Foreign exchanges easy sterling and French franc sag Sugar higher firmer Brazilian markets Coffee steady Cuban support Butter steady CHICAGO Wheat freak heavy receipts and large visible increase Corn easy favorable crop and weather reports Cattle steady to lower Hogs irregular Chargesof Plot to Murder Governor of Florida Are Dropped JACKSONVILLE Fla Sept 2 of the Peace J C Maddison today dismissed charges of conspiring to cause the assassina tion of Gov Doyle E Carlton which have been preferred against Fred O Eberhardt Tallahassee publisher and Frank Rails and Henry Helmsa both of Jacksonville on the ground of insufficient evidence National Sanction Tribunal Appointed to Hear Cases LIMA Sept 2 military junta headed by President Sanchez Cerro today decreed an organiza tion to be as the national sanction tribunal will act as a trial court for all offenders under the adminsitration of the de posed president Augusto B Leguia The tribunal will be composed of the president and four justices and will have the services of a special prosecutor Sentences imposed will be final and it will be impossible to appeal them to any other court Popular accusations will be ad mitted but these must be duly proven The body will carry on its work during the coming eight months altho its life may be ex tended indefinitely No Marks of Violence Are on Body Coroner W E Long Called George Letscher 58 years of age was found dead in his car Tuesday morning Coroner W E Long was called and he and Sheriff GE Cress are conducting an investigation No marks of violence were found on his body and it is thot by the coroner that he must have come to his death by taking poison Mr Letscher who is a station ary engineer for the Chicago North western railroad roomed at 225 Fourteenth street northwest Mon day night he took Mr and Mrs Clar ence Garms Fifth street northwest to their home after they had attend ed a show They said he was dis pondent at that time This was the last time he was seen Tuesday morningMrs Mary A Birkett at whose home Mr LeL scher had roomed noticed that his door was ajar When he was not in his room she went to the garage kept at the rear of the O Baum gaertner residence 226 Fourteenth street northwent where lie kept his car He waa lying in the back seat with his feet out the door Coroner Long was then summoned The body is now at the McAuley funeral home No funeral arrange ments have been made MrLet scher had worked for the North western railroad for the past 11 years and bad resided here for 19 years His wife preceded him in death He is survived by four chil dren Emil and Elsie Letscher who live near Ricevillc Mrs Mable Lil legare who resides near Rolfe and one other son A note to his son was found in his pocket It stated he thot this the best way to end it LONEBftNDITW DARING HOLD UP Escapes With After Robbing Sioux City Theater SIOUX CITY Sept 2 f the most spectacular holdups in le history of Sioux City was ef ected early this morning when a oue bandit held up the manager his ssistant and an actor in the office t the Orpheum theater and escaped tiih about 55700 comprising the receipts Brandishing n gun the bandit ntered the office and forced Mickey 3ross manager Frank Charlton ssistant manager and Dave Ray n actor into au inner office where he safe is located Gross and Ray vere ordered to thefloor in a cor cr of the room and Charlton re uested to open the safe while the andit heavily masked sat on the rm of a chair with his back to a vindow Opening three locked doors to the afe Charlton brot the currency rom the safe and placed it in a uitcase belonging to Gross The bandit then escaped thru a vindow and down the fire escape 19 the alley Fnrm Buildings Burn WEST UNION Sept de stroyed all the buildings except the dwelling and garage on the Henry Strudthoff farm two miles north of Donnan occupied by Mr Strudt hoffs son Otto The Moss Is esti mated at with about insurance Hanlon Appears Before City Council With Proposal Plans for crection of a dam of the type that will permi the control or flood waters in Wll low creek were presented to th city council by Frank J Hanlon president of the Peoples Gas nn Electric company Tuesday after noon Tho plan of the company woul bo to erect tlio dam just cnst o the Pennsylvania bridge The dan would consist chiefly of a large cy Inder that could no raised or low ered NEW YORK Sept 2 his flew over Cape Canso in Nova Scotia today Capt Dieudonne Coste achieved something new in aviation nonstop flight from continental Europe to conti nental North America There has been two other suc essful westward flights straight cross the north Atlantic but both tarted in Ireland and landed on blands off the American coast The first was the German expedi ion in the Bremen Itook off in reland was made a formed landing on Greenly island The other was he Southern Cross which also started its ocean hope in Ireland and stopped for fuel in Newfound land Made Many Stops The German Von Gronau and his mates who arrived last week in a flying boat also cross the North At lantlc but they kept far to the north and made stopsTin Iceland Greenland Labrador and elsewhere alongtheir route Even If Coste and Maurice Bel lonte his companion should be forced down short of their goal in New York they still would be cred ited with the best flight ever made across the North Atlan tic For they started in France and in passing Canso they reached the continent of North America By landing late this afternoon at New York in their flight from France Coste and Bellonte will Turn to IaEO 8 Column Excellent Weather Stimulates Fair At tendance DRAWN by a rodeo program the equal of which is seldom shown outside of wild west and stimulated by a clear sky and a warming sun a crowd of men women and chil dren from all parts of northern Iowa gatheredfor the second days performance at the North Iowa fair Tuesday afternoon The day was a marked contrast to the chilly atmosphere of Labor day and the throng feeling that ap prehension over the weather was over settled down to the sheer en joyment of the rodeo program and five vaudeville acts Fred G Mitchell secretary and other officers of the fair were pleased with the opening day crowds which nearly filled the grandstand Monday for two per formances despite the drop in tem perature The rising mercury Tues day brot early crowds to the mid FILES DAMAGE ACTION Minneapolis Woman Files Action Following Auto Crash MINNEAPOLIS Sept 2 damage suit against Han ford MacNider Minister to Canada and former National Commander of theAmerican Legion was filed in district court today Miss Vera Flenn the plaintiff claims she suf fered injuries in an automobile col lision in which MacNiders car fig ured here June 24 TUESDAY NIGHT by the Mason City municipal band Five acts of vaudeville Marsb sisters and Sunshine the four Batons the Three Allisons Barger Miller trio and Joe Melvln and company Big rodeo per formance WEDNESDAY a textiles am pantry stores Mrs Harml son Judging hogs P S Shearer Judging Herefords A B Caine Judging Guer seys Floyd Johnson a and demonstrations Mrs Bark er p dairy club calves Floyd Johnson Judging sheep P S Shear er p by Mason City municipal band Five acts of vaudeville Complete program of rodeo p by Mason City municipal band Fivu acts of vaudeville Rodeo program ARGENTINA ILL Rumors of ImpendingStrife Continue Reports Disquieting BUENOS AIRES Sept 2 Illness of President Hipolito Yrigo yen today caused sortie uneasiness in government circles The president did not go to his offices yesterday He was said to have suffered an attack of Influen za Sunday night and to have been confined to his bed His tempera ture was 1013 There were rumors that he haii been removed from his residence where aparently police and military vigilance was somewhat relaxed Meanwhile rumors of impending political trouble will not be stilled The Buenos Airespapers publisher innumerable reports of disquieting character concerning the extraord inary activity of officials all night This case grew out of a collision at Minneapolis when Colonel and Mrs MacNider were on their way to the Twin Cities The crash was due to the slippery condition of the pavement following a rain Fol lowing the collision Colonel Mac Wider reported the matter to Twin City authorities way The throng surged about the oncessions and the exhibits thru out the noon hour and started fili ng the grandstand shortly after 12 oclock Exhibits Judged The judging of exhibits started over a wide front Tuesday morning with approximately a dozen ex icrts most of them from Iowa State college at Ames selecting the winners E S Dyas a member of the ex tension service was at work on the grain exhibits C V Holsinger ex tension specialist in small fruits and vegetables at Iowa State was making the selection in these de partments at the fair Mrs Edith Barker home economics extension Tom to fnRB 8 Column Nashua Mnn Burled NASHUA Sept Had dens a resident of Floyd county for 40 years who died Sunday morning at his home six miles west of Nashua from nernicioiri incmia was buried at Charles City today Mr Hoddens was G5 years old and is survived by his wife and six chil dren U S Not Interested in Travels Conduct of New York Gangster AIX LA CHAPELLE Germany Sept 2 American authori ties in Germany today informed the local police that they were no long er interested in the conduct or whereabouts of Jack Dia mond arrested here on board the Ostend Vienna dxpress The embassy issued a statement saying We are thru with the case AH we did was to tell the Prussian police that a man with a black re cord in the United States was about to enter Germany We made no re quest for his arrest but considered it our duty to advise Germany of Hie arrival of a notorious criminal Now that he has been nnbbed the Cologne consul has advised Wash ington accordingly AMERICANISM Weeping over the downtrodden in distant lands wondering why the police dont ar rest these bums who have no mon Inn Tribune IOWA WEATHER Fuir Tuesday night nnd We ncsdny Cooler in extreme cnst portion Tuesday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 2t hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Mondny 73 Minimum in Night 45 At 8 A M Tuesday f5 The rain vhich started before daylight Monday morning waa in termittent up to oclock in the afternoon and produced a total of 11 of an Inch in all Seven hun dred ths occurred before 8 oclock a m 02 in the forenoon and 02 in the early afternoon while the crowd at the fairgrounds waited for the auto races to get under way ;