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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 5, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas PA i Editedfor the Home DEPT IOWA OfCS MOINES l VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION Hurley Tour Is Opportune Old Man River Goes to Extremes Says Stewart By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Sept 5 To discover wha is most needed If the Mississipp is to be restorec to its oldtime status as a great commercecarry ing stream Sec retary of War Patrick J Hurley chose a good time for his recent in spection tour thru the valley oi the Father of Waters The first requi site Is a depend able channel for big boats and that the Mississippi has not got it this year is regretful ly admitted by the army engineering corps rivers and harbors board On the theory that the presiding genius of the Mississippi thinks anything about it at all he must feel that he has a hard government to please When he opens the sluice gates and gives an exhibition of what a liver god can do on the rampage there is a howl for floodcontrol and Mr Hoover arrives to plan le vees and spillways When he turns the faucet threequarters off steam boat men screech for deeper water and Pat Hurley sails by in an air plane selecting places for dredges to operate and picking out sites for conservation dams THE effect of ordinary droughts on A the Missssippi suits the rivers and harbors board to a T In seasons of exceptionally low water usually the current cuts thru the sand with especial energy deep ening its channel as it Turn to Vane 12 Column 4 DIVERS LOCATE CAPTAINS SAFE Vault Expected to Contain Key to Lost Treasure of Ship BREST France Sept 5 Italian divers today located a safe in the hull of the sunken Peninsular and Oriental liner Egypt and brot it to the decks of the salvage ship Ar tiglio to search Jt for treasure and ships papers showing the nature and placing of the cargo in the holdi The safe said to have been the captains was supposed to contain bank notes and information which would lead the seekers of lost treas ure running to several million dol lars to a definite point in their hunt The receptacle was to be opened in the presence of representatives of the insurance and salvage com panies The bulk of the Egypt sunk by collision in 1922 lies off Armen Light in about 400 feet of Water jLuverneFarmer Hangs Self in Shed on Farm LUVBRNE Sept Steus sy 55 was found by members of his family hanging by a rope from a rafter in a small shed near the house on i the Stcussy farm three and onehalf miles northwest of here this morning Mr Steussy had been in poor health for some time He is survived by his wife three sons Mil burn on the farm Everett a shop keeper at Clear Lake and Rhine hold of Bathe Me He also had a daughter living in Idaho Funeral arrangements have not been an nounced AUNT HET By Robert Quillen The best cure for a man like Jim that goes galavan tin1 with the gals because his wife has got old is to have some flapper ruL his bald spot an call him grandpa ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MACJAM PTTV MAbUN LifY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 51930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICENO 284 ONLY 400 BUILDINGS REMAIN Throng Sees 400 Actors in Pageant of Progress CROWDGATHERS FOR AUTO RACE EVENTS AT FAIR Management Ahead of Last Year WITH the track in ideal condition following a rainfall of 27 of an inch a crowd of automobile race fans gathered at the North Iowa fair Friday to see the second per formance of speed demons from the Iowa and Minnesota state fairs With the judging of exhibits out of the way attention centered chiefly on theprogram to be pre sented befdre the grandstand for the remainder of the fair This m eludes automobile races Friday af ternoon and the giant Pageant of Progress Friday and Saturday eve nings The five acts oi vaudeville which have thrilled fair patrons at FRIDAY NIGHT p by Mason City municipal band Fiva acts of vaudeville Second presenta tion of the Pageant of Progress SATURDAY 9jOO a sale of baby beeves in charge of Carl of Production association J Murphy aUc tioneer s No program in front of grand stand in the afternoon but the grounds will be open to all who wish to come and view the exhi p by Mason City municipal band Five acts of vaudeville Final presentation of the Pageant of Progress every performance will continue on he program From the standpoint of finances he fair at the close of the program Thursday night was somewhere near ahead of last year ac cording to Secretary Fred G Mit chell At the end of the fourth day ast year the grandstand had brot 5766025 while this year it brot The concessions will run over those of last year according to Mr Mitchell Whether or not the races FJiday would attract the tremendous throng that streamed into the randstand for the final days per formance last Xfear was a question he fair management was consider ng Friday morning Last year good weather on Friday after a couple of rainy days brot to the grand stand the largest gathering that ever assembled for a local fair Adams rodeo organization pulled stakes Friday and started for Le Roy Minn where it is scheduled for a few days performance WOMEN FIGHT FOR ELECTION Mrs ONeil Enters Race for Senate Against Ruth McCormick CHICAGO Sept 5 femi nine feud of Illinois politics today was assuming proportions of a na tional precedent With Mrs Lottie Holman ONeill entered as an independent candi d e for the United States senate p p o s i h g Congresswoman Ruth McCormick republican and James Hamilton Lewis democrat he first picture of two women con bating with a man for high office s painted into national history Mrs ONeill predicated her candi dacy on what she termed the dis satisfaction of dry people of llinois with the declaration of the state convention on pro hibition That declaration bound the arty candidate Mrs McCormick o abide by the decision of the vot ers in the wet and dry referendum o be taken in November Mrs ONeill Illinois first woman egislator has heretofore sought of ice as a republican She has long been a militant prohibitionist Former Senator Lewis has an nounced he will campaign as a can didate for repeal and modification of prohibition laws Will Rogers CAMP RICHARDSON Cal Sept bet those two French men land in Fort Worth instead of Dallas They will naturally be looking for the biggest town Mayor Walker pulled a good one when he said The Atlantic ocean is a twoway istreet now Jimmy knew Mr Hoover did things by committees say six or eight so he called a hundred and told em something should be done about small graft in New York Small graft was getting the city a bad name and would eventually lose its reputation for doingthings on a big scale Yours WILL ROGERS QUESTION MARK ENDS PARIS TO DALLAS FLIGHT Frencli FlyersTurn Back l With DALLAS Texas Sept 5 Capt Dleudonne Coste and Maurice Beltonte French air voy ageurs took off In the Question Mark from Xovefield here at p m C S today on a npnstop flight to Louisville Ky after com pleting a onestop ParisNew York Dallas flight yesterday The travelweary Frenchmen who started their historic oceanspan ning flight at Le Bourget field Paris Monday said they would stop overnight at Louisville continuing Saturday to New York to be in the east for a weekend luncheon en gagement with President Hoover Took 11 Hours Rene Racover business manager for the flyers said they would begin shortly a tour of the United States gesture of good will from France to America The routehe said would be the same good will trail blazed by Colonel Lindbergh The flight from New York to Dallas ended at oclock p m after 11 hours and 34 minutes in the air made the French Atlantic Turn lo PaRft 6 Column PLANE CHECKED FOR OCEAN HOP Hungarian Flyers Prepare for Visit to Mother Country DETROIT Sept 5 fur ther checking up of the plane Jus tice of Hungary remained today before two Hungarian war aces Captain George Endres and Cap tain Alexander Magyar take off on the second leg of a transAtlan tic flight planned as a patriotic ges ture to call attention to the post war condition of their country After checking over the plane the flyers announced that they would be unable to start today be cause of trouble with the gasoline and oil lines They plan to take off from Grosse He airport where their plane is be ing serviced for Roosevelt field New York when the difficulties have been remedied From that point another leg of the flight will be made to Harbor Grace New foundland Thence a takeoff will be made on the overwater jump to Budapest Martial Law Follows Riot in Spanish City RENTERIA Spain Sept 5 Virtual martial law was declared here today and all business houses closed after rioting which broke out In the course of a general strike unexpectedly proclaimedatnoon NYE QUIZZES EMPLOYE OF SLEUTH AGENCY by Gerald F NYC left subjecting Alice Kohlcr to an Undercover Men Testify Against Two Say They Were Taken for a Ride One Is Assaulted Testimony of two undercover men wrio said they had been taken for a ride in which one of them was beaten was presented in police court Friday morning The defend ants W F Tims and Roy Lindsay both Mason City were charged with assault and battery and threat ening to commit a public offense by Inflicting great bodily injury to Norman Nelson and Charles At kins The two defendants were sen tenced to 30 days in the city jail on the assault and battery charges They bound over to the grand jury oh charges of threatening to commit a public offense Their bonds on the second charges were placed at 1500 each Tims and Lindsay were arrested Thursday evening by police on Tay lor avenue southwest after a re port had been made to police head quarters by Nelson and Atkins The latter two recently served as under cover meri for the police depart ment and made buys of liquor on which Tims and Lindsay were prosecuted Conduct Examination County Attorney Roe Thompson was prosecutor at the hearing in police court Friday morning before Judge John C Shipley L R Boom hower represented the defendants The trial lasted two hours and both wintesses for the state were called to the stand Tims and Lindsay did not testify An exhibit which was presented in court was a gun which police Turn tn 5 Column WHAT WAS BEHIND THE MASKS That Lon Chaney wore What were his ambitions his ideals his habit of life when not before the camera The true story of the famed film actor is graphically told in picture form by Artist Scott in CLOSEUPS OF LON CHANEY Now appearing in THE GKOBEGA2KTTF Turn to Wnnt Art Page SELF DECLARED SLAYER HANGED Leavenworth Convict Asks Chaplains Leave Crowd LEAVENWORTH Kans Sept 5 Panzran self declared slayer of 22 persons was hanged at the federal prison early today for the murder of W G Warnko civil ian laundry foreman at the peniten tiary where Panzran was serving a sentence for burglary imposed by a District of Columbia court President Hoover last night de nied a plea for clemency The slayer was pronounced dead at a m Nearing the crowd as he walked to the gallows Panzran noted two chaplains present He asked the warden that theybe removed The chaplains left in accordance with his will ST LOUIS NEXT STOP OF HURLEY Secretary Is Pleased With Support Given Plan for Channel ENGINEERS MISSISSIPPI RIVER BOAT GEN ERAL ALLEN Sept 6 Leav ing behind the 600mile channel pro ject of the upper Mississippi this vessel carrying Secretary of War Hurley and his party entered today the boarder stretches of the Miss issippi in approaching St Louis Last of the upper river projects on the secretarys itinerary was the Keokuk dam near which the Gen eral Allen laid overnight before pro ceeding to St Louis for a three day visit The flood control levees begin ning at Muscatine where only a brief stopover was made yesterday occupied the party In place of ex tensive projects along the river for maintenance of the present sixfoot channel which congress authorized be turned Into a ninefoot water way from the Twin Cities to St Louis The secretary in talking inform ally today with newspapermen ac companying him on the trip indi cated he was highly pleased with the resets of his conferences with local interests during the trip since Monday from the Twin Cities down 1300 miles of the upper river Andit begins to look as tho the real vanishing American is the pedestrian Judge 1 Two Slain in Buenos Aires Street Fight Strengthen Guards at Central Department of Police BUENOS AIRES Sept 5 Three thousand students began marching up the Avenida Mayo to day toward the Plaza Mayo where the government house is located The demonstration was pacific but Observers feared there would be rioting if the police interfered The police did interfere to the ex tent of blocking the march directly toward the plaza The demonstra tors however turned into Florida street and continued their proces sion They were mostly from the high schools Guards were strengthened about the central police department today and every precaution taken to pre vent continuation of disorders which during the last 24 hours have cost two lives and caused serious fight ing in the streets of Buenos Aires Strong platoons of heavily armed officers have been placed at street corners Many alcohol lamps have been distributed thru the building indicating fear that the electric cur rent would be cut off Markets at a Glance Sept 5 NEW YORK Stocks strong representative sharesin better demand Bonds strong market improves on larger turnover Curb firm gains narrow in dull market Sugar easy increased spot offer ings Coffee lower European selling Butter steady CHICAGO Wheat firm large export sales Corn easy beneficial rains in Kansas Cattle steady Hogs higher Man Arrested Here for Northwood Authorities Tom Carey was arrested at the fairground Thursday at the re nuest o Northwootl authorities on a charge of desertion He was Liirneri over lo tho Worth county sheriff antl taken to Northwood for prosecution Splendor of Royal Court Is Depicted Performers from 11 North Iowa Towns in Cast PNTER Autolycua singing L1 The North Iowa Free fair is going the pageant Progress as presented in front of the grandstand Thursday night on a specially constructed stage by the John B Rogers Producing ompany is helping put it across With the stands nearly filled to capacity for a first night pageant production and with a crowd re sembling the Monday throng in of the fair were confident the second and third night performances Friday and Saturday would bring out record crowds The 400 persons from Mason ity and 11 surrounding towns and communities that mada up tha huge by Jack Brigga and John Hutchings com pany pageant master and techni cian respectively who are in charge the production sponsored by the fair to give what fair crowds want Applause came for number after number On the program Thin coming at a time in the week when interest begins to wane for even the painted banners of tho which mermaids swim lazily about in warm tropic seas and bOacohstric tors wind themselves round the bodies of paralyzed Indian maidens is a fact that speaks for itself On With the Show With daylight another day and pageant revelries ended the recorJ of that production still remains writ by their own Prospero For a splendid magician J A Robertson turned out to be sending out his Arlels along the roads of the world king of masques and solemn kings and even to Queen Isabella herself Personifying an inimitable spirit oi Progress announcer Robertson piloted the destinies of his 400 sub jects over the pitfalls and successes t has taken a nation and a people centuries to accomplish with the ease and grace of a composite Ro taryKiwanis member attired in the fleeting guise of Mercury Mr Rob ertson is scheduled to continue his work for two nights more The show opened with the arriv al of The Queen of the Pageant Miss Charlotte Skene of Clear Lake and her Attendants also of Hear Lake who represented Cour age Hope Faith Service Reality Fertility Patriotism Liberty Na tional Pride Strength Love Char ity Health Thrift Wealth and Prosperity These parts were taken by Verna Hammond Martha Buckner Doro thy Buckner Dorothy Seal Thelma McMullen Ruth Peterson Arlovene Kugler Thelma McKibben Feme Brooks Margaret Lee Anita Skene Neva Sheridan Virginia McVlck er Marlys Knutson Louise Jensen Went to Court of Honor Following the Queens address of welcome to the public Progress Mr Robertson entered and bid the community to follow in his foot steps which invitation tho Queen Turn to Pncn n Column 4 GALE DESTROYS 1000 LIVES IN SANTO DOMINGO Ruins Give Impression That Earthquake Has Passed By REME M LEPERVANCH Associated Press Correspondent Copyright J930 and all rights reserved by tho Associated Press CANTO DOMINGO Dominican republic Sept 5 were only 400 buildings left stand ing today in the city of Santo Do mingo out of 10000 The storm spared only those too strong for it The dead and injured in Wednes days hurricane far exceeded in number the ability of relief workers to calculate with accuracy Available estimates gave 1000 dead and 5000 injured Reports from interior points show that tha already tremendous pro portions of tho greatest of recent Caribbean storms must be increased vith the arrival of information hour by hour from points left Altho 40 hours have passed since the catastrophe we are stlU extri cating bodiea from beneath the ruins Burial Is Hopeless It is impossible to deal at this moment with particular cases among the victims They are all so bad that it looks more as if an earthquake had devastated this is land than a wind storm We have started to but the taste has been that to solve the sanitation a system of mass inciner ation has been adopted The colonial churches among the sturdiest buildings havo become he haven of thousands left home less The national congress acting In an emergency capacity has granted President Trujillo full powers and yesterday several thousand dollars vero distributed among the moat needy Special control of foodstuffs has icen established Weather today was normal the irilllant tropical sun shining over Turn to 1nge rt Column ANDRlENOTES ARE ILLEGIBLE Only Partial Story Gleaned From Log Book of Explorer TROMSOE Norway Sept 5 T story of the Andree balloon expedition it is understood is leg ble in the explorers notes up to Sept 5 It is said there is writing in Andrees log after that date but it is illegible The condition of the diary after Sept 5 is such that it may be im possible therefore to follow the story of the fate of the expedition as told by its leader himself beyond that date It would seem that the trio ar rived on White Island on the fifth of September presumably 1897 after having battled their way across the ice since mid July when their balloon met disaster on tha attempted flight to the north pole BURKE SOUGHT FOR KIDNAPPING Victim Paid Captors 000 for Freedom Ac cording to Report CHIAGO Sept 5 much hunted Fred Burke wanted for many murders was sought anew today as the kidnaper of Harold Cu sack of Brighton park Cusack held prisoner several days was reported today to have won his release by the payment ot 10000 ransom The story as po lice get it is that Burke beaded Lhree other gunmen who seized Cu sack at the point of sawed off shot guns in a Hoyne avenue saloon a week ajo The original demand for 5100000 was whittled down to when Cusacks frlendn said they were unable to raise a larger sum IOWA WEATHER Mostly fair Friday night and Saturday cooler in northwest portion possibly light frost on lowlands north portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock rday morning Maximum Thursday 83 Minimum in Night 57 At 8 A M Friday 66 Rainfull 27 of an Inch ;