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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 4, 1930, Mason City, Iowa E R HIS MEM ART EPT OF IOWA MO INGS I North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANST NEIGHBORS HOME VOL XXXVI PTVB GENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 4 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 283 SPEEDS TOWARD DALLAS Volunteers on Increase Job Scarcity Sends Men to Army and Navy By CHAJILES P STEWART ASHINGTON Sept 4 Uncle Sam al ways can tell by one infallible sign if he will take the trouble to notice it when jobs are scarce thruout the coun try The minute rwork slackens the number of army and navy volunteers begins to increase at all recruiting sta During July 5 the first month of the current fiscal year the vol ume of applictions for the two branches of the service was almost double the same months in 1029 August has been about like July accprding to unofficial ac counts at the war and navy depart merits detailed reports are not yet in from recruiting offices Grandstand Fills for Achievement Day Program FLYERS SIGHTED E recruiting officers version seems to bear out William Greens statement as president of the American Federation of Labor that a fraction of 1 per cent covers the first part of Augusts improve ment OVCLJuly in the employment situation It is hardly as satisfactory a showing as Washington administra tion spokesmen insist on However President Green of the A F of L and the army and navys recruiting staffs are not trying to make political medicine for the com ing congressional elections If mis Turi to tUffe 14 Column CO EXPERTS STUDY BOQYOFANDREE Examination Throws Little Light Upon Fate of Expedition TROMSOE Norway Sept 4 UP of the bodies of Salomon August Andree and Nils Strindberg resumed this morning by the Swedish experts Professor Hedren and Professor Lithberg pro duced a variety of small objects be longing to the two men but threw little additional light on the fate of the expedition In Andrees pocket was discovered a box of matches besides some trinkets identified as having be longed to Strindberg who appar ently died before Andree and was buried by him on White island Strindbergs belongings were recog nized by his brother a Stockholm sculptor The preserved body of a very rare Arctic bird nautical tables and charts all belonging to Andree were found among the objects in the boat Clearing up1 the mystery of the wanderings now de 7pends wholly on the text as yet undivulged of the Andree diaries and note books particularly those found on Andrees body yesterday jllowa Youth Killed in ft Motorcycle Accident FAIRFIELD Sept 4 McNeeley 21 was killed and Glen Pamilton 37 was fatally injured last night when the motorcycle they were riding collided with the auto of Ralph Willetts of Mount Pleas ant Pamilton died in a hospital a few hours after the accident PAGEANT TO BE GIVEN AT FAIR THREE NIGHTS Large Crowd Gathers to See Fourth Days Program AN eager throng from all parts of northern Iowa gathered in ths grandstand of the North Iowa fail Thursday afternoon to have a part in the rural achievement day pro gram and to see the final perform ance of the rodeo which has thrilled crowds at nearly every perform ance this week The crowd started packing thu grandstand early and by the time the concert of the Mason City mu nicipal band was over nearly every seat was taken Largo Chorus Appears Among the contributions of the farm sections to the fair program was a group of numbers by a large chorus of rural school children Probably the feature of the day however was the parade of floats and prize livestock The parade was led by Jim Mill er of Clear Lake and the Mason City high school band followed by floats prepared by the following START FLIGHT TO DALLAS 300 Are Killed and 900 Injured in Disastrous Hurricane Which Sweeps West Indies at Speed of 160 Miles Storm Leaves Trail of Ruin in Its Wake1 Scenes of Horror Follow Passing Lunatics Roam Streets SANTO DOMINGO Dominican Republic Sept 4 AP The AH America cables office here today estimated 300 persons killed and 900 injured in the wreckage left in Santo Domingo by a hurricane which swept westward along the great er Antilles during the last 24 hours The capital of the Dominican republic a city of nearly 50 000 population was laid waste by the storm Not until midday was communication restored with the stricken city when All America cables improvised a station in the island eity by which first details of the horror began to reach the world JOiemlonne Oosfc and rijiht Maurice Bellonte snapped in their plane Quention Mark before they took off Thursday morning for Dallas Texas In an attempt to win the prize offered for a non stop flight RSD AX JSIGHT 730 p by Mason Citymunicipal band Five acts of vaudeville Pageant of Progress with a cast of 400 actors from Mason City and adjoining towns and communities FRIDAY p by Mason City municipal band Eight events of fast auto races Five acts of vaudeville p by Mason City municipal band Five acts of vaudeville Second presenta tion of thejPageant of Progress community organizations Pleasant Ridge Eden club of Clear Lake Portland township Lake commun ity Clear Lake township Portland dH club and Grant 4H club CoOperatives Hava Floats The following cooperatives had floats Home project work con testing association livestock mar keting association grain marketing Turn to race 11 Column AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Ididnt know Andy had got one o them Government farm loans to make a crop with until T seen his girls ridin in a new coupe FRENCHWOMAN BREAKS RECORD Lands After Hours Above Ground to Beat Mark of Bernstein PARIS Sept 4 Mile Maryse Bastie French woman aviator to day broke the worlds womens en durance record for sustained flight She landed at a m after exact ly 38 hours aloft Her flight was 2 hours 13 min utes and 5 seconds better than that of Lena Bernstein made May 2 of 35 hours 46 minutes and 55 sec onds Mile Bastie previously had held the record of 27 hours sus tained flight After she had broken the record this morning Mile Bastie dropped a note saying that she expected to remain up two hours longer One ManKilled and Two Wounded in Gun Battle BANK BANDITS ARE CAPTURED Two Are Shot Two Escape and Two Possemen Are Wounded ST PAUL Sept 4 bank aandits were shot and wounded two were captured two escaped and two possemen were wounded in three bank robberies In the north west yesterday Three men who held up the First State bank of Hoven S Dak and escaped with nearly were captured near Tolstoy S Dak after a gun fight with a posse Two of the bandits were seriously wounded The thiid was captured All re fused to give their names Two possemen Howard Furdy and Eugene Harboldt both of Tol stoy were slightly wounded The money sloljn was recovered Leo Gulkowski 22 year old farm hand was arrested a short time af ter he had robbed the State bank of Roberts at Roberts Wis and taken only which he said he needed for railroad fare to his home 70 miles away He was taken to the county jail at Hudson Wis The Kramer state bank of Kra mer N Dak was robbed by 2 men who escaped with in cash and in checks NEW YORK Sept 4 man was killed and two others were critically wounded today in a shoot ing in a Brooklyn candy store which police blamed on warring slot machine racketeers Bandits Take From Minnesota Bank VERDI Minn Sept 4 fourth bank robbery in the north west in two days netted three men who held up the Verdi state bank 51000 today Markets at a Glance Sept 4 NEW YORK Stocks irregular utilities l ground Bonds firm investment issues im prove Curb irregular Cosden oil touche I new low Foreign exchanges Easy Ster ling sags Sugar easy poor spot demand Coffee steady Brazilian support Butter steadier poultry steady CHICAGO Wheat easy heavy northwest re ceipts and good weather in Canada Corn steady bullish Kansas an Illinois reports Cattle irregular Hogs steady to higher Boy Drowned When Auto Is Overturned in Pond DES MOINES Sept 4 aid Berkey 16 of Ankeny was drowned near his home today when the car he was driving overturned on a graveled road and threw him into a pond at the side of the road THE LIFE OF LON CHANEY Will be presented In a series of strip drawings on the want ad page of the GlobeGazette Turn to Page 23 of this edition for the first chapter m French Flag Floats With Old Glory Dallas Prepares Texas Welcome for Coste Bellonte DALLAS Texas Sept 4 icdlor of France and the stars nd stripes floated together in Dal s today as a thrilled city suspend d normal activities to give a tradi orial Texas welcome to Captain ieuclonne Coste and Maurice Bel onte French air voyageurs who onquered the Atlantic This city was the rendezvous of irmen thruout the southwest who ringed their way here to partlci ate in the welcome of the French len flying to Dallas from New ork to collect a purse of ffered by Col William E Easter rood now in Dublin Fifteen army planes from Kelly eld San Antonio were in the con oy assembled here to fly north to reet the scarlet sesquiplane which riumphed over more than 4000 miles of storms fogs and hazardous veather between Le Bourget and Curtiss fields A comrade who once met haz rds far different from fogs and torms in company with the French re planned to be among the thou ands to welcome him He is R de ranee member of Captian Costes vartime squadron now a resident f San Antonio The program of welcome called or official greetings from Gover nor Dan Moody or his representa ive in behalf of the state After ceremonies at the field a mrade into town was planned and dinner in honor of Coste and Bel onte was arranged for tonight Colonel Easterwood whose offer of attracted the French fly ers to Dallas is the official greeter of the city by appointment of Mayor J Waddy Tate In the colonels ab sence his personal representative George Smith Snyder Texas news paperman assisted in welcoming preparations Leaves Trail of Iluln The wind mounted to 160 miles an hour during the climax of the hur ricane Leaving a trail of ruin and al most sinking the Porto Rico line steamship Coamo the storm lashed its way toward Cuba and the Flor iad straits but latest advices said swerved sharply northward appar ently passing out to sea and spar ing lands further to the west Every agency of the United States government today was bent toward gauging the extent of the calamity and preparing for what ever relief measures might have to DIVER AT FAIR ID a taken Weather bureaus around the storm area watchedclosely for new developments v Red head quarters stood ready to use Itsfaou Ittea The navy department awaited messages which would indicate the role it might play Horrible Scenes Follow Scenes whose horror exceeded anything witnessed here in 10 years followed its passage President Ra fael Trujillo took personal charge of the relief work The entire army was called out The communications systems or the republic were totally disrupted No news came from the rest of the country but in the neighborhood of the capital bridges were wrecked and roads were rendered Impass able Telegraph lines simply van ished T The plant of the newspaper La Opinion Associated Press member in Santo Domingo was destroyed A building adjoining La Opinion s plant crumbled before the wind Three of its 15 occupants perished Lunatics Roam Streets The lunatic asylum was destroyed and those inmates escaping death ran wild thru the city streets add ing to the horror of the disorder and confusion everywhere They were finally recaptured by soldiers and police Officials and newspapers appeal ed for aid to the American Press and to all charitable organizations Turn ti TaRC II Column North Washington Is Winner Over Elma at Big Alta Vista Picnic ALTA VISTA Sept dents of Chickasaw and Howard counties gathered here yesterday 3000 strong for the annua Alta Vista community picnic A baseball game between North Washington RED CROSS AIDS STORM V1CT1S SENDS AIRPLANE Cables Cash to Island Hoover Is Apprised II7ASHINGTON Sept 4 Wstate department communicated to the Red Cross today a request from Minister Curtis at Santo Do mingo to rush food clothing shel ter and medical aid to Santo Do mmgo The Red Cross immediately cabled 515000 in cash to Santo Domingo for relief storm suffer ers and ordered one of its officials to fly from Porto Rico to the stricken island Officials sought every possible word on the situation and were con sidering dispatching rescue workers from the Red Cross chapter at San Juan Porto Rico President Hoover was kept ap prised of the reports of devastation Causes Great Destruction Mr Curtis cabled the storm had caused widespread destruction to the Dominican capital and its su burbs While he had not received reports from the interior he said the loss of life there so far ap peared not large The city of Santo Domingo re ported halfruined and in need of medical supplies and water for those suffering from the wrath of the hurricane held an estimated population of 35000 three years ago Located on the Ozama river a tropical stream it has been con sidered an outstanding specimen of the sixteenth century Spanish city in the new world Guards Harbor Entrance Guarding the entrance to the har bor is an old rock fort with its his toric turreted Columbus tower In the town is the old gothic cathedral where Columbus once was buried Turn to 1flffo 11 Column Shenandoahs Oldest Citizen Dead at 104 SHENANDOAH Sept 4 Henry Homewood 104 Shenau dqahs oldest citizen died last night at the county home at Clarinda where he was taken Monday be cause of helplessness He would have been 105 years old on Christman day by Kirk dipt Mickey former swimming instructor in the U S nuvy is shown Iicre in the net of thrilling North Iowa fnir piitrons iy his death defying leap of 87 feet into a fivefoot tank of water Besides the Jan jrers attending a high dive Captain ONell adds another element of risk by setting fire to his clothing just before mak ing the leap The prospect at the end of his leap Is not so good either for kerosene is poured on the water ind set ubluzo just as ho starts his leap BANDIT KILLED OVER KENTUCKY ON WAY SOUTH Coste and Aide Well Into Second Half of Flight BULLETIN 1ADUCAH Ky Sept 4 Question Murk was re ported over here at oclock p m C S T with about 1050 miles of its lGOO mile flight completed It was heading south 7ALLEY STREAM N Y Sept V by their business manager Dieudonne Coste and Mau rice Bellonle took of at oclock C S T this morning for Dallas Texas to collect a prize of fered by William Eusterwood The big red Sesqui plane Ques tion Mark made the first westward crossing of the north At lantic from Paria to New York cir cled once over the field and then shot like a scarlet comet against the morning sky toward its south ern destination Difficulty In SlarVing Nine minutes before the trans Atlantic plane took the air another ship hopped off with Rene Racover Costes American representative who planned to attend to trans Atlantic flyers business affairs in connection with collecting the Eas i tertvood prize which was offered for lIhefirsLflIght troraParfstp Dallas with New York as the only Inter mediary stop Tho takeoff of the French fly ers for the Texas city was delayed an hour by the necessity of con structing a special device for spin ning the propellor which is act so high that it is very difficult for mechanics standing on the ground to start the engine The device failed but the motor was at last started by volunteers who risked their lives by leaping into the air to hang on the high propeller blades Bellontn Wns Sleepy Capt Dieudonne Coste expected to make the journey to Dallas in between 12 and 15 hours He had 420 gallons of gasoline pumped into the ship before he left The radio which was in operation for all but the last few miles of the transAt Tum to InBO 11 Column Plan Celebration WEST UNION Sept cele bration to be held about Oct 1 is being planned by local men recog nizing the completion of paving into West Union from both the east and the west No 18 will soon be com pleted into the city from both direc tions and Elma to decide the seasons su premacy featured the days pro North Washington won 18 to 6 after Nelson Elma pitcher weak ened in the fifth or sixth inning He was relieved by Belliswho later gave way to Moore Mantz was be hind the plate for Elma Alt and Daly were on the mound for the winners with Lauck catching Protivins concert band played thruout the day and the Rusty Hinge quartet of Mason City gave two brief entertainments in the af ternoon and an extended program in the evening A parachute drop was made in the afternoon E J Webber local editor was master of ceremonies on the entertainment platform First National Bank at Burt Closes Its Doors HURT Sept 4 First National bank of Burt closed its doors today The bank is capitalized at and listed deposits of IT O Buell is president of the institution and H A Thompson cashia Earthquake Wrecks Villages of Burma RANGOON Burma Sept 4 1 reached here today of a serious earthquake at Tyapon 80 miles southwest of Rangoon Vil Igaes were demolished waterways disorganized and crops destroyed There were no details as to loss of life but many persons are misaing and considerable livestock has been destroyed Will Rogers TAHOE TAVERN cai sept was a historical day for France Tuesday They flew the ocean and run W R Hearst out of their country That was a pretty cute statement he handed em back But it will be lost on em The Frenchmen in dividually have plenty of humor but as a Djovcrnment they take everything mighty serious There is nothing can be fls funny or ns little as a nation when it tries to get back at somebody If every country run him out for publishing something they didnt want published we would have had him exiled nt birth and he would now be re siding in Siberia Yours WILL ROGERS Robber Falls When Owner of Filling Station Fires at Trio POMEROY Ohio Sept One bandit was killed and two oth I ers were believed wounded today at Hobson near here when W R Athey 45 gasoline filling station owner opened fire upon the trio after they had robbed him One robber fell shot to death Another apparently unarmed wns standing between Athey and the arjned bandit and the latter did not return the fire They ran from the station and Athey continued to Cire at them He said he believed he wounded at least one of them The dead bandit unidentified waa aged about 30 years He had two pistol and 52 cartridges in his pockets Admits Forming Plan to Assassinate Duce TRIESTE Ilaly Sept Francesco Mahusic terrorist on trial here testified today before a spe cial tribunal that an attempt was planned against Premier Musso linis life by hiding a bomb in the cluces automobile Luigi Vnlcncio another defendant who confessed yesterday wns to have hidden the internal machine IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy Thursday night and Friday warmer Thursday niglit in south and extreme west portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday If Minimum In Night At 8 A M 83 The tang of autumn was definite ly in the air Wednesday in spite of Ihe fact that the days maximum was the highest since the last day of August Leaves drifted down to the ground during the day anil vegetation took on the yellowish brown hue that is as characteristic of fall as green grass K of spring Moreover the nights minimum of was the lowest since spring One or two inquiries as to whether there was frost were received by the GiobeGazette and so far ns learned there was none in this re gion An additional drop of 3 or 4 degrees however under the favor able conditions existent would have given North Iowa a covering white in the low places A California woman told the judge her husband had lost 2H jobs in three years She seems to forget his remarkable talent for getting jobs llndc ;