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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 6, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY HOME EDITION VOL CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 6 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 286 7000 SEE FAIRS AUTO RACES Men on Arizv SEEING QUARTET SHIRTS I Desert May Be T A T Survivors Lindy Borrows Fast Plane to Go West to join m Search BULLETIN ROOSEVELT FIELD N y Sept 6 Col Charles A Lindbergh today borrowed the transcontinental record plane owned by Capt Frank Hawkes to fly out west presumably to aid Jn the search for the missing T A T plane City of San Francisco Aria Sept 6 Lieut D W Tomlinson former navy flying ace and chief pilot of Maddux Air lines returned here at a m after a search of the oesert and reported he saw four men on the wastes near Walpl Ariz who waved their shirts at him in a distress signal and that he re plied After sigBalling to the men that he had seen them Tomlinson re turned to Winslow Other ships were immediately dispatched to the scene Walpi is on a high mesa about 100 miles north of Winslow Transcontinental ASi Transport were elated over the news the men of the City of San Francisco TA T transport plane which has been missing since Tuesday Plane Could Make Landing The four men on the desert wers 26 miles north of Walpi Tomlinson reported Walpi is on a high mesa offering possibility of airplane larid Ing there but rescue parties prob ably would have to go on horseback from Walpi to the scene Tomlinson reported that he was unable to find a landing place near the four men and as his fuel was running low he thot best to return to Winslow immediately and dis patch aid to the four men He did not believe it would be possible to land an airplane any nearer to their location than the Walpi mesa some 26 miles distant from them It was planned to dispatch all oth er arriving planes at once to the Wajpi area Left Albuquerque Tuesday The missing transport left Albu querque Tuesday morning with five passengers and three of the crew aboard These were Passengers Mrs Corina Ray mond Glendale Cal Amasa B Mc Gaffey Albuquerque William Liver more Boston M M Campbell Cin cinnati William Henry Beers New York Crew J B Stowe chief pilot E A Dletel copilot C F Canfield courier 21 Planes Begin Search CALLITP N Mex Sept 6 Twentyone airplanes the first unit of the aerial armada seeking TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 7 IOWA FORECAST Mostly cloudy Friday night and Saturday probably showers In west and extreme south por tions continued cool LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 84 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Warmest Thursday 70 Coolest in Night SO At 8 A M58 The mercury got under way on Us upward swing Thursday Tha nights minimum was some 7 de grees higher than that of the pre vious night and a southerly wind was pushing the mercury up the column quite rapidly Friday morn Ing It was an almost perfect day for the fairs closing 6 MILES A MINUTE Flight Lieutenant Waghorn of the British Schneider Cup team piloted a GlosterNaplcr G seaplane at a speed of 860 miles an hour off Calshot Eng land This is believed the high est speed ever attained by a seaplane BRITISH WOULD CHANGE LEAGUE Present Covenant Found to Be Ineffective by Statesmen Sept 6 cove nant of the league of nations inspired by Woodrow Wilson has al ready been found lacking in effec tive means to prevent war by the statesmen talcing part iri the leagues tenth assembly session Taking a bold and progressive step to make the covenant at least as strong as the Kellogg renuncia tion of war pact the British labor government today introduced a reso lution into the assembly calling for revision of the league covenant so that henceforth war may be really banished as under the Kellogg pact The resolution was introduced by Foreign Secretary Arthur Hender son of Great Britain and was made in behalf also ofFrance Italy Bel gium Chile and Denmark Has German Support Too Great applause broke forth from delegates and auditors when Hen derson announced that the British resolution also had the support of the German delegation The resolution says that the tenth assembly of the league of nations notes with satisfaction the general adherence of state which are mem bers of the league to the Paris pact devised by former Secretary of State Kellogg and Premier Briaud which imposes on its signatories the re nunciation of war as an instrument of national policy It considers that the assembly should takeaccount of the progress thus made and deems it desirable to examine Articles 12 and 15 of the TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN S SUSPECtlELD IN AUNE DEATH Former Davenport Man Is Under Arrest at St Cloud Minn DAVENPORT sept 6 piJack Cassin 55 carnival agent who for merly resided here with his mother was arrested at St Cloud Minn this morning as a suspect in the murder of 12 year old Dorothy Aune Aug 13 in Minneapolis ac cording to Information received by Davenport police Cassins arrest resulted from the rending of a decoy letter to him in care of the general delivery at St Cloud last night by Detective Jack Klnney of the local police depart ment at the request of Detective A J Smith of Minneapolis who spent yesterday in Davenport checking up on clewa to Cassins whereabouts Detective Smith left last night for St Cloud and wired Chief of Police Brady today that he had arrested CasQin SEARCH IS ON FOR SANK SWINDLER Colorado Official Has Been Missing for Ten Days BULLETIN GRAFTON Neb Sept 6 Iff D Waggoner president of the Bank of Xelluride Colo for whom an extensive search In being made following a myster ious i500000 transaction in volving six New York City and six Denver Colo banks was in Grafton Wednesday afternoon Thomas Burke Grafton banker who has known Wag goner for several years talked with him about or 4 oclock in the afternoon he told the Associated Press today NEW YORK Sept 6 was under way today for a man representing himself as C D Wag goner Colorado banker to explain a mysterious transaction in which six large New York banks were victims of fake telegraphic money transfer orders Waggoner has been missing for 10 days Thus far no real money has been lost as the entire half million dol lar transsaction was executed with banking paper The scheme was put intoopera vAugi 30 wheny the New York banks each received a tele gram in bankers code directing the deposit of sums to the credit of the Bank of Telluride Colo in the Wall street branch of the Chase National bank Other Banks Get Orders The orders were as follows The Chemical National bank on order of the First National bank of Denver the First National of New York 5100000 on order of the Denver National bank the Guar anty Trust company on or der of the United States National of Denver the National City bank 575000 on order of the Colorado Na tional bank the Harriman National bank on order of the Amer ican National of Denver and Equi table Trust 575000 in order of the International Trust of Denver On Aug 31 a man who was ac cepted by the Central Hanover bank as C D Waggoner president of the Bank of Telluride presented him self there and after paying off a note for of the Bank of Telluride and a personal note of CD Waggoner for 560000 dered telegraphed to Bank of Telluride and purchased a bankers check for 5150000 These transactions were made with cash iers checks on the Bank of Tellu ride certified by the Chase Na tional bank and drawn against the 500000 credit established by the telegraphic orders for Bankers Check While police and private detec tives hired by the American Bank ers association were seeking the TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN S or the FARM BLOC COALITION DISRUPTS TARIFF PLANS Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Sept Been reading a lot about politics Up in old Massachusetts the re publicans are in a dog fight among them selves Mr Gil lettes time is soon up as a senator and he wants to with draw and let ex President Cool idge run Then the democrats WILL ROGERS have dug up another coolidge ivho is a democrat Thats the blamedest state or curiosities Wouldnt that be a hot race with a Coolldge on both sides I would like to see Calvin in tho senate and hear him tangle in a debate with Pat Harrison That would make Jim Reed sorry he ever left there Smoot is watching that sugar barrel day and night now Yours WILL ROGERS WINTER GARDEN REVUE TO GIVE EVENING SHOW facing Experts From State Fairs Are on Track With a Illpartisan farm bloc coalition threatening to overturn the republican tariff bill this group of senators occupy strategic places In the special farm relict session of congress Under the leadership of Senators Borah S of Idaho and Norris of Nebraska eight of them have held secret meet ings to determine their method of attack Thruout the summer tho progressives have made an exten sive study of tho tariff determined to eliminate tho Industrial rate Increases and preserve only the Increased duties for agriculture The group which has made detailed study ot tho various schedules of tho bill are 1 Kobert M raFoiletteWlsK sugar Gerald P Nye N Dak lumber and wood products metal Brookhart Iowa WHMcMtttrter S Iak cementglass and potteries 7 Roberi B Ho wellNebr boots shoes and leather 8 JohnJ Elaine tynnvJ iFrazier Wi Bak agrlcultiireV and Id Burton K Wheeler Mont cottUn textiles rayon V MONDAY TO SEE TARIFF BATTLE SEEK KIDNAPER OF IOWA GIRL Kansas City Youth at Lib erty on Bonds Wanted m Iowa KANSAS CITY Mo Sept 6 LVi Bernard Pohl free on a bond of 5000 pending trial in October on a statutory charge against Mamie Wood 16 is being sought for the alleged kidnaping of the girl at Des Moines officers here were notified today Miss Wood was sent to DM Moines to livewith a sister and to attend school shortly after Pohl was arrested recently The arrest fol lowed the death of the girls mother who was drowned when a parked automobile in which she was seated rolled into a rock quarry which was being used as a swimming pool Pohl who is married admitted h had kept company with the girl for more than a year The couple had driven to the pool with the girls mother but are said IT have left the automobile before it plunged into the water 4Inch Snow Hits West Nebraska Cold at St Paul Temperature Drops Thruout Northwest Put Crops in Danger OMAHA Sept 6 an inch to four inches deep wag falling in western Nebraska today with temperatures in many places below freeing Rain starting last night changed to snow this morning and the tem perature continued to drop The snow the weather bureau here re ported is unusually early altho it breaks no records Hot Springs Nebr with 26 de grees had the lowest temperature according to unofficial reports Four inches of snow had fallen Sleet was falling at Gordon Nebr and the mercury was below freezing Three inches of snow fell at Crawford Nebr and the temperature dropped to 30 degrees Snow started falling at Valentine in north central Ne braska shortly before noon Snow In Hnpld City RAPID CITY S Dak Sept 6 UP light fall of snow that melted as it reached the ground showed Black Hills residents their first touch of winter this morning Snow also was reported in west ern Wyoming The mercury at Lead S Dak dropped from 54 yesterday to 23 early today Cold In North Minnesota ST PAUL Minn Sept 6 Temperatures several degrees below freezing and killing frosts were re ported today from a score of points in Montana North and South Da kota Havre Mont had the lowest temperature during the night 24 above 8 degrees below freezing Lis bon N Dak and Lemmon S Dak had 26 Park Rapids registered the lowest in Minnesota with 29 Thus far the nearest approach to a harmless dog is the skinless frank Banner TAXI DRIVER IS KIDNAPED Five Men Take Chicagoan From Home Police Fear Killing CHICAGO Sept 6 cab driver Peter Prutis 26 was kid naped from hia home early today at the point of a gun and driven away perhaps to his death Five men drove up to the room ing house where he lives and de manded to see Prutis When he came to the door a gun was pointed at him and he was ordered into the waiting motorcar The kidnapers wore smoked classes Dr Willing Eight Up on Egan at 18th PEBBLE BEACH Cal Sept 6 O F Willing of Portland Ore held the decisive lead of eight up over H Chandled Egan also of Oregon at the eighteenth hole of their semifinal match of the na tional amateur golf championship hero today Harrises R Jimmy Johnston oC St Paul was four up on Francis Ouimet of Boston wnen they com pleted the first round of their semi final match Willing shot almost perfect golf his 73 being one over par The Portland dentist was put ting deadly on the green while Egans game was Just the opposite Tho cards Jglin out 654 544 Willing out454 434 J hnston out 444 345 Onlmet out454 455 PANTAGES JURY PICKED Seven Men Five Women Se lected to Try Wife of Theatrical Magnate LOS ANGELES Sept 6 Chosen only after 62 talesmen had been questioned a jury seven men and five women today faced the task of trying Mrs Alexander Pantages wife oC the wealthy the ater operator on a charge of mur der growing out of an automobile accident The victim was Joe Rokumoto The jury spent the night Jockcd up in a hotel as it will each suc ceeding night unil the trial ex pected to be a long one la finished The state will attempt to prove that the theater magnates wife was driving in a reckless manner while under the influence of liquor on the night of June 16 when her car col lided with the machine driven by Rokumoto Kills Wife Then Himself SHAKOPEE Minn Sept 6 A domestic quarrel today ended in tragedy when Abraham Robinette 43 shot and killed his wife and com mitted suicide on their farm five miles south of here dont tell anybody we are engaged just yet Lily She always said I would never find a fool to marry Iustlje Sachse Leipzig Ottumwan Held in Well Cavein Battles for Life Shower of Rocks and Dirt Hinders WouldBe Rescuers OTTUMWA Sept 6 One hundred fifty workmen this morn ing began sinking a shaft near caved in well in which Wilkim Priest 55 has been hold prisoner for more than 24 hours Unable t dig away stones and dirt from above the man they started to dig to a depth of 30 feet opposite him Thcr they plan to drive an entry tunnei to the well At 5 a m members of the rescue party trying to clear out the debrlb from above Priest who is standing on a bed of quicksand talked brief ly with him Hurry hurry was about all he could say He was able to catch a glimmer of an electric light which had been lowered into tha well Road Gangs Help Directed by the county engineer the county road gangs and men from the Morrell Packing company were protecting the sides of the now shaft they were sinking lest addi tional cavins should start They ex pected the work to take late tonight altho they were digging at top speed This plan was adopted when It became evident that further digging In the well Itself would cause tho whole structure to collopse on Priest and the rescue party Priests brother Arthur Sigour ney came late yesterday and was assisting the crews of diggers this morning Tho first cavein occurred yester day morning while Priest was clean ing the well Bricks and dirt fell upon him and as he tried to push them away additional debris burleil him Firemen worked all day yes terday but were hampered by new cavetns Worked All Night OTTUMWA Sept 6 alive beneath a pile of quicksand and rocks which showered down on him yesterday morning Weikcns TURN 10 PAGE 5 COLUMN 4 EVENING PROGRAM AT Debate to Center on Ad ministrative Pro visions BULLETIN WASHINGTON Sept 6 m senate agriculture com mittee decided today to call the members ot tho federal farm board to examines their nullifi cations for office at open hear ings VXTASHINGTON Sept 6 weekend suspension of hostil ties today confined activities m th senates tariff warfare to tlios quiet maneuvers by which congrc sional leaders seek to solidify the forces and improve their plane for future stratagems On Monday at noon the armistice will end Then the parliamentary battle will be resumed in earnest with debate centering upon the ad ministrative provisions of the tar iff bill already the center of a heated dispute Will Seek Restriction By an agreement between Sena tor Robinson of Arkansas the dem ocratic leader and Senator Borah of Idaho spokesman for the western republican independents an effort to restrict revision of existing taciCf rates to agricultural schedules or to recommit the measure will be post poned until there has been somo de bate upon the merits of the bill as drawn up by republican members of the senate finance committee Robinson and Borah who togeth er represent the two groups of a coalition that sums up the opposi tion to the republican bill met late TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 4 St Charles Minn Bank Is Held Up ST CHARLES Minn Sept 6 bandit held up the First Na tional bank of St Charles and stole 2000 In currency fleeing into woods near the town after firing several shots at S J Thiil vice president of the bank who attempt ed to intercept him Thul was not injured AUTOMOBILE racing demons two state fairs tore up the irt oval before the largest crowd ever gathered for ft Nortfc owa fair program Friday oon Supplying the big thrills of iie week on the local fair grounds he daring drivers gave promise of etting new dirt track speed rec rds While the men were tuning up heir machines the crowd poured hru the gates In a vast stream that oon filled up the 4400 seats and eft some 3000 standing along the vail next to the track Transferred to Infield Before the races started these vere to he transferred to the in isld where there would be no dan ger from the speeding machines As isual the program opened witb a concert by the Mason City band Allowing which vaudeville acts were staged between each of the races The crowd jammed as it was Into the grandstand and all available standing room was ready for an af ternoon of turllla the grandstand Chorda theret was a large milling about the concessions on the mid way May Be Record Day The races with the vaudeville program that has given daily throngs genuine entertainment and the superb Winter Garden revue in the evening were expected to make this the record day of the week While planning to keep their ex hibits intact until tho close of the day exhibitors made preparations for an exodus Friday evening Livestock exhibitors expressed themselves as Immensely pleased with the results of the fair Never before they stated has there beer such a stream of visitors thru livestock barns Every day this week the buildings have beer crowded not only with idle spec tators but with persons interested n buying Considerable stock has een sold and several livestock men tated they were able to dispose ot more at the fair than over n vholo circuit in other years Livestock In Parade Winners of the blue ribbons In he show ring at the North Iowa air together with floats and feat ures prepared by various organiza ions the state champion high chool band from Mason City and he Senegalese drum corps from Ms on City formed a colorful cross ectlon of the fair when paraded be ore a large crowd in the emphi heatcr Thursday afternoon With ideal fair weathera nip at all in the air yet warm enough to enjoy the exposition brot forth a record breaking attendance for the air Thursday afternoon and eve ning Band Leads Parade Leading the parade in the after noon was the state champion high school band from Mason City which TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 5 PILOTS PASS SPEED TESTS British and Italian Racers All Set for Competition on Saturday CALSHOT Eng Sept G the entries for the blue ribbon Schneider cup air race successfully passed their navigability trials in the Solent before noon today Tin British and the Italian pilots there upon moored their machines for i six hour seaworthiness test Three British and three Italian pilots qualified in the first part n the seaworthiness and watertight ness tests which precede the actua races tomorrow Lieut Cadringher of Italy with i MacchI6T plane and flying office R L R Atcherly of Great Britain In a supermarine Rolls Royce A6 were the last to complete the nav igability tests They proceeded tr moorings to remain nix hours then to determine the watertightness o the machines AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I dont see how men make up tlueir minds in a cafeteria I aint never yet seen one that could tell his wife what he wanted for dinner ;