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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 7, 1929, Mason City, Iowa DAILY JAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY HOME EDITION f XXXV BTVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 7 1929 AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE CAVEIN RESCUED ALIVE Crowds on Days Make Fair Financial Success i r GUARANTEE NOT NEEDED TO PAY ALL EXPENSES Grandstand Receipts Double Those of Last Year bad weather conditions that included heat rain and cold the 1928 North Iowa fair which came to a close Friday eve Ding came out oa top financially and justified its newly inaugurated policy of free outside admission Tentative approximations in re ceipts and disbursements indicated that it would not be necessary to call on the guaranteed by lo cal business men and farmers it was stated by Fred G Mitchell sec retary Saturday morning Even with the small attendance Monday and Tuesday and the rain on Wednesday which made it im possible to stage a program in the afternoon and which brot only handfulfor the evening show the gate receipts this year were double those of 1928 This was due to the unprecedented pouredinto the grand stand f or the achievement day HEADS OF FAIR DAN EDGINGTON President President Hoover Galls 3 Large Ship Building Corporations on Carpet White House Incensed at varicl gale receipts thisyear totaled while last year they were 635475 In 1927 the receipts were The concessions this year brot more than double the amount thnt was brot in last year despite a few last minute cancellations The prom ise of larger crowds due to free gates made it posaigle to charge more for concession space The total this year will be more than 57000 Practically all of the did a rushing business for the mid way was crowded each day with the exception of Wednesday afternoon Loading Equipment The fairgrounds Saturday looked like the battered ruins of a city Paper and debris covered the mid way which thru the whole week has beeirjammed a milling crowd rf spectators Concessionaires were loading their equipment while live stock men smiling over the excel Jnt results of the week began the trtk homeward with their prize cattle horses sheep hogs and poultry Mr Mitchell and his assistants G iMITCHEtLSecretary These are the nien under whose management the 1929 North Iowa free fair wasmade a decided success They were the leaders of the group of di rectors that inaugurated the polity of free outside gates this year were checking over the receipts and disbursement figures Saturday TURN TO PAGE 11 COLUMN I IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy Saturday night nnd Sunday with probable showers Cooler In extreme southeast portion Saturday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Saturday Warmest Friday 74 Coolest In Night 46 At 8 A M Saturday 53 While Nebraska and the Dakotas vere getting snow and northern Minnesota was receiving weather that was a bit chilly but not dan generously cold In fast Friday nigtits minimum was three degrees above that of Thursday night WEEKS FORECAST Weather outlook for Sept 711 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and the northern and central great Periods of rainfall thruout especial ly In southern and central portions temperature near or below the sea sonal normal Continued Snow Brings Winters Threat to West Frost Warnings Issued Thru out Rocky Mountain Region DENVER Colo Sept 7 Withno reliefin sight and snow falling i in Denver and other points in the Rocky mountain region the threat of winter today assumed a degree of certainty Temperatures ranging from 24 to 39 degrees the lowest in this region at this time of the year in four decades were re ported Havre Mont reported the tem perature there was 24degrees at Kalispell Mont it was only four degrees higher Yellowstone park 30 Helena Mont 34and Denver 39 Continued Weather bureaus thruout the re gion forecasts continuation of the unseasonable cold issued frost warnings and predicted snow in some sections LeadviUe Colo reported sur roundingmountains were topped with snow Pikes peak was under an inch blanket and a snow plow was employed to clear the cog road to the summitThe auto road up the peak was blocked The earliest snow in 38 years at Lander Wyo disrupted power and communication lines and demoral ized traffic 14 Inches in Wyoming Fourteen inches of snow was re ported in theFox park district in southern Wyoming Albany Wyo in the same region was under a foot of snow The cold spell and premature snows extended from Montana nn the northto the ColoradoNew Mex ico line on the south Secret Methods for Big Navy BULLETIN WASHINGTON sept 7 Halo today called a meeting of the senate naval committee for Tuesday to con sider a proposal to investigate the activities of William B Shearer at the unsuccessful naval disarmament conference at Geneva in 1937 Tl WASHINGTON Sept 7 President Hoover is determined that the present negotiations for naval disarmament shall not be ob structed by the activities of ship building corporations pecuniarily in terested in the construction of Am erican vessels of war Revealing that he had asked At torney Mitchell to determine what action is open to the government the chief executive late yesterday called upon three large shipbuilding corporations for explanations of their positions with respect to alle gations made by William D Shear er a naval expert in a suit for com pensation that he acted as their agent in opposing naval reduction at the Geneva conference of 1927 and elsewhere both before and after that time i s J The three corporations Bethlehem shipbuilding corporation the American Brown Boveri Elec tric corporation and the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock defendants in a suit by Shearer on Aug 22 in the New York supreme court fees claiming 308885 corporation for services from Dec 10 1926 to March 27 1929 and that of this sum he had already received 230 In response to the presidents statement the Newport News Ship building and Dry Dock company last night issued an emphatic denial of the Shearer charges thru Homer L Ferguson its president and as serted that it approved Mr Hoov ers disarmament policies E C Grace president of the Bethlehem Steel corporation termed Shearers TURN TO PAGE 11 COLUMN 3 Concern Is Felt for Health of Poincare PARIS Sept 7 13 felt here regarding the health of Poincare former presi dent of Prance who underwent a minor operation a month ago Doc tors summoned this evening re ported a spot of congestion in the lungs lingers and it is feared the statesman is gradually becoming weaker aa he has been bedridden several days CLUB OFFICIALS IN SESSION TO DECIDE DETAILS OF SERIES CHICAGO Sept 7 de tails for the worlds series will be made at a meeting to be held here next Tuesday Kenesaw M Ianctis baseball commissioner announced today He invited three clubs in the National league and four in the American to attend the session Altho the Cubs and Athletics are out in front and appear to have the pennants cinched Commissioner Landis also invited representatives of the Pirates and Giants in the Na tional league and St Louis Cleve land and New York in the American league to attend Dates for the series will be set prices fixed and starting times of games will be determined The aer ies opener at the home of the Na tional league pennant winner will probably beplayed in Wrlgley field the home of tfte Cubs on Oct 8 and 9 THREE BURNED IN PLANE CRASH British Airmail Ship Is Wrecked on Way to India SIMLA India Sept 7 England to India mail plane crashed today at Jask Persia killing three persons and injuring two The ma chine passengers bodies and the mail were all burned The three killed were Capt A E V oodbridce pilot Mr Bell of Lon don a passenger and an assistant named Court The in jured Wireless Operator Bourne and Mechanic Amor are expected to recover A Centerville man has gone into business He is advertising Rent l golf balj and drive it Centerville loucglnn LAY CORNERSTONE OF NEW LEAGUE PALACE FLYER REPORTS FINDING T A T PLANE BURNED Brief Message Sent to Los Angeles by Search ing Pilot BULLETIN LOS ANGELES Sept 7 T T A T plane burned on south slope of Mount Taylor 20 miles west of Albuquerque was tho message flashed to the Western Air Express here today from Pilot George Rice of the Western Air Express If T A T hasnt plane avail able will take Western Air Ex jiress plane and two of ground crew to wreck the message continued The messagS from Albuquerque telegram stated ofthe paMengcrs and the three of thecrew were dead WINSLOW Ariz Sept 7 By land and air seventy air planes and several hundred men struck out into the most desolate wilderness of continental United States today and resumed a des perate search for the missing trans continental air transport City of San Francisco Ninetysix hours ago it flew out ot Albuquerque N Mex cnroute here and cropped from sight The greatest aerial hunt in avia tion history has been organized to solve its mysterious disappearance and the fate of its crew of three and five passengers one of whom was a woman Several Flyers In Searcii Fifteen of the army and navys finest flyers in speedy ships were taking the air among a fleet of trlmotored transports and smaller single motored private ships Col Charles A Lindbergh who mapped the route of T A T be tween here and Albuquerque was streaking westward from St Louis in a racing monoplane to aid his company In the frantic hunt His wife accompanied him Every rumor became the focal point of keenest scrutiny by the air experts assembled here and its pos sibilities were weighed minutely to determine their soundness Associated Press Photo League officials and dignitaries from many nations were present for ceremony of laying the corner stone of the new League of Nations pal ace in Geneva Saturday Flies 332 Miles an Hour Banker Tried to Save His Friends Authorities Hold Police Still Looking for Colo rado Man in N Y Swindle SEARCH 2 AREAS WINSLOW Ariz Sept 7 Two desolate widely separate in southern California TURN TO PAGE 11 COLUMN 2 Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Sept This worlds court ia up again Some think it greatand some think its terrible and I am just one of the 90 per cent of our population who d o nt know what It is The more I read about both sidis the less I know about the mid dle Each nation that goes into it has It under stood with 1 reservation that anything the court does shall be binding except in cases pertaining to them But everybody is agreed on one thing and that is if we ratify it it would be a crowning achieve ment to finish out the great ca reer of Mr Elihu Root a great man and splendid statesman Others think we could pay our obligation in a cheaper way Yours WILL ROGERS WILL ROGERS NEW YORK Sept The federal grand jury Monday will begin an Investigation of the manipulation by which Charles Deles Waggoner pres ident of tlio Bank of Tellurlde Colo obtained in credit from New York banks by false telegrams sent in the name of six Denver banks DENVER Colo Sept 7 Al tho still confused by a maze of in formation regarding the possible whereabouts and financial transac tions of C D Waggoner president of the Bank of Telluride at Tel luride Colo authorities held the theory he took desperate measures to save his friends depositors in the bank from financial loss Waggoner is being sought in con nection with manipulations which placed belonging to six Denver banks to his credit in a New York banking institution Enough for Everybody The officers based their theory on a telegram to C W Downtain cashier of the Bank of Telluride which the bank presidents wife said she sent for him yesterday from Wray Colo The message in code was received by Downtain and said I had this money sent you for the depositors See that they get It before somebody starts something and do it confidentially You have enough for everybody Downtain said he did not receive the money referred to in the tele gram Still Hunt Waggoner State bank officials here strength ened the authorities theory of Waggoners motive by pointing out he apparently did not seek to ob tain any of the money for himself even tho he could have obtained it in cash The search for Waggoner today turned toward western Kansas and Nebraska Willing Two Up at Ninth on Johnston PEBBLE BEACH Cal Sept 7 Oscar P Willing of Port land Ore held a lead of two up on Harrison R Jimmy Johnston of St Paul today at the end of nine holes of their 36 hole final match for the national amateur golf championship Both finalists were off form but Willing steadied sufficiently to take the third fifth and sixth as John ston continued to get into trouble The St Paul star was in the traps on four of the ficst six holes and in the rough or woods on the others Jimmy won the eighth hole in spite of hitting his second shot Into the big chasm that cuts the fair way Willing taking two shots in a trap and three putts BIG BILL WINS FOREST HILLS N Y Sept 7 Bill Tildeu began the quest of his seventh national tennis sin gles championship by crushing his Philadelphia protege Donald Strach an of Princeton by scores of 62 61 60 at the westgide stadium to day Americas second and third rank ing tennis stars also won their open ing matches in the fortyeighth na tional championship which got un der way today Before a gallery of nearly 2000 Prank Hunter New Rochelle Nv Y veteran gained a hard won victory over Edward Jacobs Baltimore 108 75 61 and George Lott youthful Chicago star overwhelmed Elliott Binzen New York 61 60 81 FARMER HURT IN ACCIDENT Waterloo Mans Car Struck at Chicago Heights Police Seek Driver CHICAGO Sept 7 OTVHerman D Raudabaugh farmer of Waterloo Iowa was seriously Injured another car crashed into his at Blue Island last night Police were seeking N M Tclzrau of Louisiana as the driver of the other machine Witnesses said the driver of tho other catfled on foot leaving Raudabaugh with a possible fractured skull The latter is in a Chicago Heights hospital St Louis Bank Forecloses on Des Moines University DES MOINES Sept 7 tion to foreclose a mortgage of against Dea Moines uni versity property lias been filed in federal court here by the Boat mens National bank of St Louis Mo At the request of the banks attorneys Judge Charles A Dewey appointed John A Blanchard local attorney receiver for the property Trustees of the institution a Baptist fundamentalist school an nounced several days ago that the school would be discontinued They said this course had been adopted because the district court had grant ed an injunction preventing the board from interfering with the management of the school The court order was obtained after a student riot in May when it was learned the trustees had dismissed the entire faculty The banks action was taken after notification that further payments or the mortgage could not be made nnd that the university had bacn discontinued Records Fall as Britain Again Is Schneider Winner Atcherley Makes Best Tim but Is Disqualified Dar ing Races RYDE Isle of Wight Sept 7 T her aviators speeding fas ter than any human being had eve traveled before and setting a ne worlds record for the blue ribbo Schneider cup race Great Britai today successfully defended th Schneider trophy against Italy i the tenth anniversary of its run ning Flying Officer H R D Wag iorn on a supermarine Rolls Royc 36 set a new Schneider cup cours record with an average speed 32861 miles an hour surpassin he previous record of Lieutenan Webster of Great Britain in 192 by 4714 miles an hour Broke Worlds Record Flying Officer R L Atcherley on a machine identical to Waghorns surpassed the worlds speed record of his comrade on one of his laps and set a new one with a mark of 33249 miles an hour the fastest time ever made anywhere by man Waghorn previously had made laps around the solent course 33110 miles per hour in one of the Some confusion was created after the race by the announce ment that Atcherley xvas disquali fied for the race when he failed to pass around a pylon markingone of the course points His Murk Will Stand But a later announcement made plain that the worlds record of 33249 miles an hour would stand because Atcherley twice made it The first time was on his fourth lap and the second equaling it on his seventh lap It was officially stated that the disqualification while Lieutenant Any married woman can tell you that Uie biggest babies are married men over 30 veara Standard OHUMWA MAN REACHED AFTER 2DAY BATTLE egs Believed Mangled byPressure of in Pit By THEOUORE F KOfli Associated Tress Staff Writer Sept 7 vice J like grip of a caved in well lelded Wilkins Priest 55 its pris ner for 42 hours at a m Workers bad toiled incessantly nee Thursday morning when nest was buried under rocks and irt when the walls of the well rumbled as he was cleaning it Water gasped Priest as he was arried on a cot thru the 30 foot haft which rescuers had spent 18 ours digging Altho his voice was veak his eyes were open and he pparently was completely rational espite histrying ordeal Legs May Bo Mnngled Dr D L Rater made a hasty ex miuation at the mouth of the shaft iut was unable to determine the ex ent of his injuries It was feared Vis legs were mangled by the pres iure of the debris B H Johnson Negro miner of Albia was credited with the prin cipal part of the final steps of res cue We did it said Johnson srail ng broadly as ilie followed Priest to the surface A crew from the Rex mine near Albia which took charge ot the final operations was ready lowering Priest Ifrom the well at m when new caveina hindered their work Up to that time a crowd of nearly 1000 had waited patiently almost grimly thruout the night Another Cavcin Calm tenseness as word came from the shaft that rescuers were touching Priest was succeeded by an instant of excited bustle with the cry quick some more caved in Horses which had been hauling dirt and rocks from the shaft at a rapid rate were driven even faster as the men worked frantically to re lease the imprisoned man from the new danger Visible shudders rai thru the watchers their teeth ready chattering from the cold and anxiety Fortyfive minutes more and the cry all clear came from the depths of the shaft as the miners an nounced they had curbed the new cave ins and once more were ready o attempt the exit This time the crowd was more jubilant with day ight having replaced the stringof TURN TO PAGE 11 COLUMN 5 eliminating from the Atcherley TURN TO PAGE 11 COLUMN 1 We note observes ti critic that criticism of womens attire isnt doing much to change it Be your self comrade who wants to change Inijuirer EIGHTY DROWN IN SHIP WRECK Schoolboys and Girls Among Passengers on Board Fin nish Steamer HELSINGFORS Finland Sept 7 persons mostly schoo boys and girls were drowned today when the Finnish steamer Kun sank in a heavy storm while sailing its regular route from Uie town o Tampere to the village of Kuru The Kuru sailed from Tammerfors about p m and tho disaster occurred 10 minutes after she had cleared the harbor The steamer dipped her bow into a huge wave and did not right her self Some passengers succeeded in getting into a lifeboat but the heavy seas upset it Several of this party citingto the overturned craft were rescued Others of the 120 saved were picked up out of the j water LAMONI MAN LEARNS ABOUT BIOLOGY FROM HIS PET ALLIGATORS LAMONI Sept 7 Anway has learned one the fun damental facts of biology viz that old fish do not thrive around pet alligators Anway had nearly 200 oldfish in a pool on his property lere Then he gat two pet alliga ors One morning he went out to eed the fish and found them gone ogether with a whole family of tad oles The pet alligators which had aeen caged had broken loose and started on an exclusive diat Neither of the gators showed much Interest in food for several days AUNT HET By Robert Quillen TsS Wlien a man says he makes the livin an its the womans place to look after all the means things little the things he disagreeable ;