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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 3, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home E R H I S MEM AflT OF IOWA F S MO tNES I THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 31930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 282 Polar Clash Threatened South Sea Danger Is Acute Stewart Claims WITNESS CHARGES BRIBERY By CHARLES P STEWART Sept 3 Now that Uncle Sam has limited his navy a south clash be tween him and John Bull threat ens The danger has become acute too following in t r o d u c tion of Senator Millard E Tydings res olution at the re cent sessioln of congress author izing President Hoover formally ES to proclaim Am erican sovereignty over all lands discovered by Admiral Richard E Byrd during the latters recent visit to the Antarctis continent There can be no mistaking the temper of Yankee lawmakers will adopt that resolu tion next winter to a certainty When that happens there will be no dodging the question any longer Who is going to dominate the south Bull or Uncle Sam uel AMERICANS have endured about all the south polar arrogance from England that they can stand anyway As Senator Tydings mentioned in introducing his resolution Antarctic areas which American naval offi cers Capts Charles Wilkes and Nathaniel E Palmer originally Turnto IoKC 12 Column Rural Events and Pageant at Fair Thursday HIGH DIVES AND CHARIOT RACES CLIMAX EVENTS Entertainment Is Given Much Applause White Way Is Popular RODEO daring vaudeville acts and other events on the program drew a large third day crowd to the grounds of the North Iowa fair Wednesday An eager throng started filling the grandstand shortly afternoon while the opening concert was being given by the Mason City municipal band While Wednesdays program was presented with characteristic vigor and livestock judging and other act ivities continued with unabated en thusiasm the attention of the fair management was centered on the AS INTERNATIONAL BALLOON RACE STARTED AMERICAN WINS BALLOON RAGE Van Orman Drifts 550 Miles Bennett CLEVELAND Sept 3 new record in 19 years of interna tional balloon succesI sive victories in the famed Gordon Bennett cup appeared I safely within the grasp of the United States Repeating his triumph of a year ago Ward T Van Orman of Akron Ohio Americas veteran balloonist brot his Goodyear VUI down on the outskirts of Boston last night after traveling approximate ly 550 miles from Cleveland the starting point Caught in Fire This was more than 100 miles farther than the nearest of the five other competitors and barring mis fortune when the race is officially checked made him an easy win ner The Belgica piloted by Capt Ernest DeMuyter of Belgium the most experienced of all the entrants and himself a victor four times ap peared to have covered thesecond longest distance 435 miles but stood the possibility of being dis qualified because a farmer loosened the dragrope when it was caught in a tree at Esperance N Y Lands in New York The unofficial standing as an nounced by the race committee here was The Goodyear VITI pilotedfay Van Orman Allan MacCracken aide landed at Canton Junction Mass three miles from Boston distance 550 miles Belgica piloted by Captain De Muyter Leon Coakelbaerg aide landed at Adams Mass distance 435 miles City of Detroit piloted by Ed mund J Hill Arthur G Schlosser Tom lo Jngft 2 Column WEDNESDAY NIGHT p by Mason City municipal band Five acts of vaudeville Rodeo program THURSDAY a baby beeves and beef heifers P S Shearer club pigs P S Shearer in the following order Polands Durbcs Spotted Pql inds Chester Whites Hamp shires TamworlisCandA 3lub lambs strations by MrsBarker p Achievement day Concert by Mason City Mu nicipal band Mile long parade of floats and prize winning animals Five acts of vaudeville Thrilling numbers from the rodeo Boys Shetland pony race Mule chariot races p by Mason City municipal band Five acts of vaudeville Pageant of Pro gress with a cast of400 actors from Mason City and adjoining towns and communities QUESTION MARK WILL BE mm BACK TO PARIS Codes to Pilot Plane on Return Crossing of Atlantic Here is an aerial view of the six hip bags entered In the GordorivBennQtt International balloon race nt Clevelandairport just before they tookoff on their famous long distance competition Ward T Van Orinnn Akron Ohio has been unofficially credited as the winner DARIS Kept 3 Captain i Dieudonne Coste while all Paris today rejoiced over his great flight to New York today promised by wireless telephone that his comrade Paul Codos could fly the Question Mark back across the ocean again before bad weather sets in He told Codos he had not yet been able to decide when Codos should come to New York but that he could count on making the flight Coste talked with his wife and friends for 45 minutes beginning at US BUNCH OF SUCKERS SAYS tee Russia According to Senator Wheeler Record of Andrees Tramp Over Ice Is Heldin Book Scientists Expect Find Tragic Story in Dial 1930 ana rtgutb NEW YORK Sept United States is program for Thursday which will be rural achievement day Program to Change Thursday will bring an almost complete change in the program at the fair Outstanding features are the choir of several hundred boys and from the rural schools who will rehearse at 10 oclock in the morning and sing from the huge platform at the afternoon perform ance The parade of livestock and rural achievement floats will be an interesting event Thursday evening there will be presented the opening performance of what is coisidered achievement of the fair the big program AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Emmie would get better results if she knowed less about child psychology an more about teaching her younguna how to tend to their noses the Pageant of Progress in which 400 persons from all parts of North Iowa will take part Foi weeks groups in 11 different communities have been preparing this presenta tion which will include a number of brilliantly colored episodes Select Winners Judges continued their selection of winning exhibits in all depart ments of the fair on Wednesday Mrs H A Harmison former mem ber of the home economicsdivision at Iowa State college who Tuesday selected the winning 4H girl booth Wednesday centered her interest on the judging of textiles and pantry stores P S Shearer Ames expert was judging hfga while A B Caine was choosing the winning Herefords and Floyd Johnson the Guernseys Wednesday afternoon Mr John son was scheduled to judge the dairy club calves and Mr Slftarer the sheep at the fair Sages Thrilling Uaces Reaching a climax in a thrilling chariot race and spectacular high dives the second day of the North Iowa fair was brot to a successful close Tuesday night The large crowd was enthusiastic about the entertainment and responded warmly to the daring and skillful stunts which were presented The concessions lane forming a white way continued to prove pop ular Tuesday night In the enter tainment staged before the ampi theater the crowd found much to be thrilled with Daring riding was presented by the John V Adams rodeo company Two cowboys were charged by large horned steers but were only Turn fo Pnga 12 Column 3 a bunch of suckers because it fails to recog nize Soviet Russia Senator Burton S Wheeler of Montana exclaimed today as he strode down the gang plank of the Leviathan home from a visit to Europe which included a 10 day sojourn in the soviet repub lic Everywhere I went abroad I found the argument that America should not recognize Russia while everywhere abroad Russia is recog nized and the European countries are getting all of the business Should we recognize Russia and en ter into commercial treaties that does not mean we put the stamp of approval on their form of gov ernment BnrUlcy Reserves Opinion Senator Alden W Barkley of Kentucky who went with Wheeler to the interparliamentary union in London and spent three weeks in Russia reserved his opinion about United States recognition The two visited Russia unofficial ly but met political leaders and said they were permitted to study Turn in THEO 12 Tnlumn H Illinois Youth Admits Hold Up at Iowa City DES MOINES Sept 3 ald Lyon 25 of Bloomington III1 confessed today tothe hold up of the Western Union Telegraph com pany at Iowa City Al Pedersen chief of detectives said Lyon also admitted stealing the automobile in which he wag arrested from Dr Lester B Gavins of Bloomington reserved tarjNofthk ferlca and In Japan the Asso ciated TROMSOE Norway Sept 3 The daytoday record of the An dree expeditions tramp on foot over the itfe from the point where their balloon was wrecked to White Is land where its members perished is contained in one of two note books found wrapped in an undershirt be hind the explorers back today Its discovery was announced by ex perts who examined the body The experts said the book was the most important find yet made in connection with the record of the expedition The other note book which Andree lay down upon when dying and protected with his body even in death contains only some geographical observations These are on the first pages and the rest of the book is blank Diury Discovered Discovery of a hitherto unsuspec ted diary in the clothing of Andree today excited high hopes among ex perts that the whole epic of the first polarflight attempt to reach the north pole might be unfolded completely to the world With the help this diary and of Andrees navigation log and the other diaryfound by Dr Gunnar Horn lastmonth in Andrees camp on White Island experts hope to reconstruct the adventures of the pjoneer polar aeronautical explorers They expect to learn how the balloon met disaster and Andree and his two comrades fought their way across the ice to White Island where they perished Identification Made The diary was found during ex amination of Andrees body in the little Tromsoe hospital early this morning It was the most sensa tional discovery of the night during which positive identification was Turn lo rnB 12 Column li HURLEY FAVORS NEW TYPE BOAT Data on NineFoot Channel to Be Presented to Secretary MCGREGOR regarding the Sept 3 proposed ninefoot about p m a m C I His first greetings were for Madame Coste his Russian actress wife Then he spoke in turn with Min ister of the Air LaurentEynac who is a personal friend with Godos who accompanied him when he se his worlds endurance flight record in closed circuit this year M LaurentEynac and M Codos were visiting Madame Coste in her in the Pasay district at the Urn p he called He toldhis wife the worst mo ments of his flight were when we were flying blind overNova Scotia So deeply moved was Madame Coste that it was fully five minutes after she had heard her hiisbanas voice before she could utter a single word of congratulation and love Dallas Plans Greeting for Ocean Flyers Coste and Aide Will Make First Non StopFlight DALLAS Texas Sept 3 With uncertainity cleared away as o the terms of the 525000 offer to Capt Dieudonne Coste for a suc essful ParisNew Y o r kDallas light plans were being formulated lere today for a warm reception to he French transAtlantic flyer and lis companion Maurice Bellonte vhen they complete the final stage of their trailMazing air journey from Europe to Texas Before news was received from Paris that the contract between the airmen and Col William Easter wood Dallas capitalist who made the 525000 offer called for a take off within 72hours after reaching Mew York it had been understood Here payment of the purse was con Markets at a Glance SEPT S T NEW YOIZK Stocks irregular Bethlehem Steel advances more than 3 points before faltering Bonds firm Latin Americans ir regular Curb irregularf changes narrow Foreign exchanges easy sterling continues1 under pressure Sugar easy poor spot demand Coffee Higher trade buying Butter Weak poultry steady CHICAGO Wheat easy bearish private spring wheat estimate Corn easy bearish crop and weather reports Cattle strong to higher Hogs steady to lower Plot to Assassinate Mussolini Is Bared TRIESTE Italy Sept 3 The authorities announced today that one of 18 Jugb Slavian prison ers on trial here for terrorism had given the court a written confession of a plot to attempt the life of Premier Mussolini The confession stated that the as sassination attempt vaa to take place within a few days The name of the confessing defendant was held secret and no further details were given Agreement for Transfer of Baker Suit Reached MUSCATINE Sept 3 agreement for the transfer of the damage suit brot by Nor man T Baker against the American Medical association to the federal court was reached yesterday with Mayor Herbert G Thompson one of Bakers attorneys channel on the Mississippi will be submitted to Secretary of War Pat rick J Hurley on his arrival here during his present rivers inspection trip A party of war department engi neers and biologists from the bu reau of fisheries have been gather ingthe information while cruising in the vicinity of Prairie du Chien and McGregor and also from Kco kuk to Lake Feppin As his boat carrying the party inspecting the entire Mississippi riv er system moved slowly down riv er the secrtary after a conference with Maj Gen Thomas Q Ashhurn chairman of the Inland Waterways corporation approved the generals plan to proceed immediately with the plan to build a new type barge for the system As tho entire waterways of the governmentoperated corporation have been experimental frequent changes have been made in the type of barge used for the traffic Major General Ashburn submitted to Sec retary Hurley plans for a new ex perimental barge which will be welded instead of riveted along the scams The contention of the designers is that this vessel largely will elim inate the leakage along the river be cause ofthe natural leaks in barges and also save leakage damages be cause of the frequnt buckling of pUtes in close towing GAIUNETHOLDS NIGHT SESSION Argentine Chiefs Consider Move of Great Probable Consequence BUENOS AIRES Sept 3 The Argentine cabinet remained in session during most of the night1 considering what was understood be a move of the greatest prob able consequences When finally adjourned the body was prevented from taking any ac tion because of disagreement be tween the foreign minister and the minister of interior Only General Luis Dellepiane minister of war who resigned yes terday after disagreement with President Yrigoyen was not pres ent While the cabinet made no an nouncement as to its deliberations precautions in the city against a military uprising or attempt against I he life of the president were doubled today SPEED SAYS LINDY ditioned on a stop of not more than 24hours in New York The contract had not been re ceived here however and local rep resentatives of Colonel Easterwood who is in Europe were dependent upon meager information from him By direct air line the distanc from New York to Dallas is approx imately 1311 miles It will be the first nonstop fligh Erom New York to Dallas Mechanics at Curtlss field toda went over the Question Marie car fully and said they found no dam age to the plane beyond a sma hofe on the bottom side of the low wing which would take about fiv minutes to repair They said it d not appear to have been made wi a Icnife and could have been mad by striking a bird or some other ob ject in the air Testing of the motor and of th machine was deferred until the ar rival of Coste who wanted to per sonally supervise the work NEW YORK Sept 3 is believed by Colonel Charles A Lindbergh to have been the deter mining factor between success ana failure in the Paris to New Y6rk flight of Coste and Bellonte Of course said Colonel Lind bergh with this speed Captain Coste had other characteristics which assured him of his success But in his careful preparations in which he went into every detail he realized that easily recognizable fact that a plane with speed and power alone would see him thru Captain Coste is one of the most experienced long distance flyers in the world On his record distance flight last yepr he had ample op portunity to realize that his plane had stamina speed and staying power over great distance The CosteBellonte plane has a high speed close to 160 miles an hour faster than any other machine to attempt the Atlantic crossing When Colonel Lindbergh was asked how westward flight across the Atlantic compared with the eastward crossing he said The westward flight is consid erably more difficult due to the head winds and the fact that the Tum ti Inpc 12 Column Will Rogers TAHOE TAVERN Cal Sept for the Frenchmen They sure deserved it and the nation did for they made so many sacrifices And during their well de served plaudits it seems rather a coincidence that they are bringing back to civilization Andrees body When you write your list of air heroes put that fellow at the top not because his name begins with an A but when he shoved off in that thing 33 years ago he knew that even if he got where he was going there was not going to be any cheering crowds or reporters or GrovcrWhalcns He was trie original chance the air And no man will ever take as big a one Yours WILL ROGERS DES MOINES MAN THOT ABDUCTED Police Hunt Jimmy Sheri dan Missing Since Tuesday DES MOINES Sept 3 that James Jimmy Sheridan wealthy retired business man had been abducted was expressed today by police who were asked to search for him after he left a cigar store he formerly owned in company with a stranger Relatives said they expected a de mand for ransom would be made Sheridan was in the store about 6 p m Tuesday when a stranger whispered something to him Other persons in store said they hearc something about St Paul but nothing else The stranger anc Sheridan then left and the former proprietor has not since been hearc from His automobile was found parked near the store today Sheridan was arrested last Oc tober when a room in the rear o the cigar store was raided anc gambling parpahernalia seized Th grand jury ignored charges agains him and he was dismissed DETECTIVE SAYS MRSMCORMiCK WAS SPIED UPON Hint Against Committee Brings Protest From Senator pHICAGO Sept 3 C Dan nenberg a private detective di recting congresswoman Ruth Hari na McCormicks investigation of the investigators was recalled to the stand today by the Nye senator ial campaign investigating commit tee He was to be asked more con cerning the strange woman he charged had been planted in a oset of Mrs McCormickn holtl ite more concerning the charge mt operatives oC his agency had cen bribed by investigators in the nploy of the Nye committee and r a more detailed account of atements that his wife had been ladowed and that she had been ha recipient recently at wierd elephona messages Maker No Charges The hint in the DannenVjoig tes imony that Mrs McCormick f vhose primary campaign expcndi ures have ueen under investigation by the committee suspected the committee itself knew something about the circumstances responsi ble lor his charges was vigorously denied by Senator Gerald P Nyo of North Dakota committee chair man and Senator Porter H Dale of Vermont Dannenberg uttered no charges against Senator Nye but made no secret of the fact that he was in vestigatingthe North Dakota sen ator at the request of Mrs McCor mick republican candidate for United States senator Mrs McCor mick yesterday in a statement de clared she wan investigating the investigators nnd demanded to know What is Senator Nye goiny to do about it Investigated Tsyc Danncnberfir sad Mrs McCormick and himself had decided that the in vestigating committee nr someone representing themselves as such had had Mrs McCormick shadowed Tuni to 1 Column fl t N Y Supreme Court Justice Is Missing NEW YORK Sept 3 New York World says Supreme Court Justice Joseph Force Crater las been missing to his wife friends and associates for more than three veeks He was last seen Aug 6 and allno an exhaustive search has been made no trace of him has been found During that day he virtually de pleted his two bank accounts total ing about and is beloved to rtavc had 51500 more in cash on his person Early that evening he purchased a single theater ticket frorrO a Broadway broker and started down Broadway From that point on all efforts to pick up his trail have failed Nevada Renommates Governor and Judge of Divorce Tribunal RENO Nov Sept 3 plete returns from Nevadas 17 counties indicated today that Gov Fred B Balzar has been renominat ed by the republicans in the state primary yesterday Charles L Richards former con gressman and democratic guberna torial aspirant held a substantial lead over Horace A Agee his pri mary opponent Judge George H Bartiett presid ing over the Washoe county district court at Reno widely celebrated as a divorce tribunal apparently was renominated on a nonpartisan bal lot with Benjamin F Curler former district judge his November oppo nent Senatorial seats were not at stake in the primary Who is that fellow with the long hair Hes a fellow wrom Yale j Oh Ive often heard of those I Yale Transcript IOWA WEATHER FullWcdnrsdiiv ami Thursday Iittln chiinge In tom prnittiro 1ossibly light ratil Wednesday night on low ground in extreme uorlli section LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 77 Minimum in Night 50 At 8 A M Wednesday 64 The mercurys trip back up the ladder after a two day stay in the ower regions got under way Tues day and was resumed early Wed nesday Tuesdays maximum was 4 degrees above that of Monday anil the nights minimum lacked 5 de grees of being as low ;