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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 26, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY VOL XXXVircvB CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE DAILY TIMES CITY IOWA oiix IUWA HOME EDITION 26 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 1 OUO STORM SWEEPS ON TO FLORIDA 1 StrilT INOW QUAKES MAY BE FORERUNNER OF Hawaii Residents Flee From Homes in Face of Reports ITILO Island of Hawaii Sept 26 and excitement gripped the populace of western f Hawaii today after residents had been frightened away from their homes by a violent earthquake which was believed to be the fore runner of eruptions from the thre Digr yolcanos nearby The most violent quake of series of about 150 temblors tha had kept the western half of th island aquiver for more than 2 hours came shortly after 6 ocloc last night Walls and buildings i various parts of the quaking are fell and residents rushed fromthe homes Ruins Instruments So violent was the quake that th h seismograph at Kealakckua wa M ruined It was the most severe shak Vng the island has received within memory of its oldest residents k Thomas A Jaggar govern inient volcanologist a few hours be the most violent shock wa asserted the frequent quake portended an eruption of one o large volcanoe iff Now Hoover Responsibility w c three volcanoes stand in an almoststraight line running acros the island from southeast to north west At one end stands Hulalal with Kilauea at the other Betweei them is Manuaioa Shakes Houses Kona the district In which Hula lai is located appeared to have been shaken more frequently than any other Jaggar who has studied Hawaiis volcanoes ror many years said an eruption possibly on the west flank of Hulalai may be ex pected within va month but that the lava might reach the surface from Maunaloa or Kilauea He assertec it was possible that lava would pour from all three craters Earthquakes in theKona district are most like vibrations ending in sudden jolts said Dr Jaggar These cause houses to shake free ly This possibly is the result of lava forcing its way up a huge crevice It is altogether possible the tremors may cease in time the sub sequent eruption coming in five years able However this is not prob A New York physicist claims no two objects in the universe can be separated by more than 5400000 000000000000 miles That fellow has never traveled a sonville Journal IOWA WEATHER Blostly cloudy Thursday night and Friday probably showers cooler Thursday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Warmest Wednesday 84 Coolest In Night 57 At 8 A M Thursday 59 Rainfall 03 When the wind shifts into the northwest and when clouds obscure the sun and when rain begins to of which happened Wednes day is reason to be lieve that a warm spel is at an end While Wednesday nights minimum was 1 degree warmer than that of the previous night there was no likelihood at all Thursday morning that the mercury woud ever touch Wednesdays maximum which was the same as that of the previous day anda record for the past thre Will Rogers CIMARRON NMex Sept 26 Been away up ajove timber line for last few days on Jim Min nicks horse ranch so cant tellyou what I have read in the papers for I havent had any and I am Just plumb in ignor ance as to who murdered w h o who robbed who who mar ried who who WHS ROGERS divorced who and why what Gruudy demand ed of his republican henchmen what Reed Smoot said when somebody said sugar was fatten ing but I dont know it feels kinder good not to know all that Anyhow our news is getting just like the old movie titles We can guess it before its printed Yours WILL ROGERS MRS PANTAGES GUILTY UNDER ISCARE Defendant Collapses in ingVerdict OS ANGELES Sept 26 Mrs Lois Pantages convicted of manslaughter in connection with the death of a Japanese gardener after a collision of their automo biles was under the care of physi cians today The theatrical mag nates wife fell to the floor In the courtroom wljre the jurys verdict was read last nightand was carried sobbing and screaming from the building The five women and seven men who had heard three weeks of testi mony concerning Mrs Pantages alleged intoxicated condition at tha ime of a fatal collision June 16 and he subsequent death of Juro Ro tumoto found her criminally re sponsible within 28 hours after the case harl been placed in their hands Pass Sentence Friday Superior Judge Carlos Hardy set z p m tomorrow for passing sen ence which is fixed by California aw at from one to 10 years imprls rament He permitted the woman her freedom under a 550000 bond rested prior to the trial pending action on motions for probation and a new trial which defense counsel romised A prominent group of attorneys ncludmg Max Steuer of New York defended Mrs Pantages Alexander T Pantages husband the convicted woman who hlm elf faces trial Oct l on two sta utory charges brot by Eunice 3rmgle a youngdancer sat thru he final episode of the sensational TURN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 4 BLOODHOUNDS ARE RETURNED Search for Northwood Mask Prowler Is Given Up by Officials NORTHWOOD Sept SEEKS OPINION ON REMAINING ITEMS IN BILL Presidents Duty to Ex plain His Stand Says Senator WASHINGTON Sept 26 Senator Borah republican Ida 10 said in the senate today that President Hoover having thrown his influence behind the flexible principle in the pending tariff dis cussions must go thru to the end and assume the responsibility for other parts of the measure Borah asserted he would no criticise the president for issuin ns statement urging retention o the flexible tariff policy adoptee aeven years ago but now that Mr Hoover had entered the controversj it was his duty to say whether h approved other parts of the bill It is the dutyof the president headded to advise this body ati the country in the same plain an specific way whether the industria schedules in this bill meet with hi approval Couldnt Criticize President An opponent the flexible prin ciple Borah who campaigned fo Hoover in the last election cam paign said that if the chief execu tiye had established a precedent by issuing his statement oh the tariff theaction would be condemned bj FLORIDA AWAITS THREATENED HURRICANE r vf the divisioi at the duties of the various branches of government under the constitu tion the senator said But he added the practice had been going on for about 60 years and therefore he could not with justification criticize Mr Hoover Instead of being flexible and re TURN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 0 HAMMJLLWJLL GIVE ADDRESS Dedication of St Ansgar School Will Be Attended by Governor ST ANSGAR Sept John Hammiil of Des Molnes will be the principal speaker of the evening Thursday here when the new 5105 000 public school building will be dedicated Among the speakers who will oc cupy places on the program durine he evening are the Rev O A Kmghough H E Bock president he school board the Rev Paii Brammer pastor oc the St Ansgar German Lutheran church and the superintendent of schools In St Ansgrar H F Rikke The St Ansgar school which Is trictly a town school with no ru ral consolidation is said to be one of he finest school buildings In nor hern Iowa in a town of similar ize It hag been in use since Sept 1 when the schools started here on he first semester f immediate capture of the man vho choked Mrs J C Pulls at her ome here Tuesday eveningwhen he surprised him in the living quar ers of the house has been given up nd the bloodhounds Imported from Waterloo to aid in the search have een returned The dogs traced the steps of the rowler to the edge of town where ley were lost It Is believed that ic man then got into a car whfch waiting for him occupied bv companions Members of several families Northwood have announced snv the evening of the attack that they noticed strangers loitering before their homes in the dusk of the eve ning but thot nothing of it Mrs Pulis was saved by the fam ily pet bulldog who rushed the masked man after following Mrs Pulis downstairs in STATION PROBE TO BE DROPPED iope of Reaching Decision Is Dispaired Of by Officials ST ANSGAR Sept task of sifting thru the mass of rumors and theories concerning tha oil station explosion here has been abandoned as hopeless by county and towji officials An appeal made to the Iowa fire marshal for a thoro investigation filed by members of the investigat ing committee headed by Mayor Ed Tessman was not granted Whether the fire started from outside of the station or was caused from within the basement itself was questioned Wednesday following a statement from Mrs O A Cook who lives across the street from thb site of the oil station to the effect that she caught a glimpse of flames outside the building a few seconds before the terrific explosion Mrs Henry Simmering still is un able to give any statement concern Ing the explosion due to her injuries unset nerves Borah Maintains COMMUNICATION WITH BAHAMAS ALREADY GONE Stone Denies Charges of S O U n Homes Business H Boarded Up as Storm thR rWrtnE tropical disturbance moving toward the coast of Florida aaS Quiet After Chicagos Negro Outbreak Hundreds of Police and State Troops Preserve Order CHICAGO Sept 26CSVFaar of trouble in the densely populated Negro quarter or the south side was quieted today by the presence several hundred policemen and national guardsmen stationed there following the slaying of Policeman William Gallagher and John Ste Jhenson a Negro yesterday Militiamen guarded the various armories in which are stored muni tion supplies regiment a Negro the armory nearest The eighth mlt occupied3 he flat building in which occurred yesterdays gun fight between po icemen apd Negro cultists Another Near Death Jesse D Hulls one of the police men wounded when officers raided he headquarters of the Moorish loly temple of science of the World lay near death today He vas shot seven times three bullets lenetratlng the abdomen The con iition of the other wounded officer Stewart McCutcheon also was ser HIS Moses Jackson known to other cult members as the sheik was recovering from a shoulder wound Sixty Negroes men and women were arrested as police swarmed in o the Negro area The entire sec ton however wag unusually quiet hruout last night not one call be ng made to police stations where quads waited in readiness to ans ver riot alarms Deputy Police Commissioner John itege who found the situation dis quieting when he toured the dis rlct shortly after the shooting yes erday believed that tho prompt measures of police in the territory irevented spread of the disorder TURN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 5 Jndbergh Will Go on Scientific Trip to Old Mayan Cities WASHINGTON Sept 26 Charles A Lindbergh will undertake scientific exploration of Mayan ities in Guatemala Honduras British Honduras and theMexican rovinces of Yuoatan and Quintana oo in the immediate future The expedition will be undertaken s soon as possible after the flyers eturn from his Soutb American light He will be accompanied by Tit Oliver Rtcketson an authority on naya archaeology and a member of he staff of the Carnegie institution ncl will establish his base at lelize British Honduras Enjoys Book About Prince Intimate Biography of Future Ruler Tells Why He Hasnt Married LONDON Sept26 The breakfast tables of England reveled ths morning lu gossip about the Prince ofWales a whole book of it ffot off the press a new intimate biographydiscusseswhy the heir to the British throne doesnt marry whether he will mount the throne and why he Is shy The reviews fill Dig space In the newspapers The publisher stipu lated with the authors that the nar rative should be both correct and ia good taste and before the book was published it was submitted to the princes secretary Sir Godfrey Thomas Much material was sup plied from the palace It is stated On a topic for gossip on five con tinents and seven seas marriage he authors say Retaining the best of socalled old fashioned beliefs in his creed of modernity the prince is a firm disciple of the belief that there is no use In marrying without love Because he has not yet experienced that emotion in tits true intensity the prince does not get married That is all there is to it The prince is credited with keep ing an album in which he pastes clippings from newspapers on the rumors and reports circulated about his supposed engagements Read It in GlobeGazette Two Bandits Rob Turin Bank and Escape in Car Unmasked Hi gli w a y m e n Force Officers and Cus tomers in Vault SIOUX CITY Sept 26 unmasked but well armed bandits Thursday morning entered the Turin Savings bank at Turin near here got between and and made their escape after locking the banks president cashier and n iustomer In the vault The robbers appeared to be mid dle aged one fairly tall tho other short and stout One worn a red sweater On entering the bank the bandits made the bank president Ralph Dorwoord and the cashier lie on the floor while they scooped up all cash in sight While taking Uio money a customer entered and be fore leaving they forced the cus tomer and bank officer Into the vault The bandits escaped In an old Hudson sedan bearing a Pottawat tamie county license number They are believed to have headed south toward Council Bluffs and Omaha A sheriffs posse including Monona county vigilantes was immediately organized but early this after noon had found nd trace of the men Walks in on Robhery RICHMOND Cal Sept 26 Walking unexpectedly into a bank robbery at the rodeo branch of tha Bank of Pinole today Constable Terry McDonald opened fire on two bandits shot one and was shot twice thru the chest The robbers escaped With loot estimated at 25000 Hos Brookhart Accuses Farm Board Member in Tobac co Warehouse Deal Sept 26 Senator Brookhart republican of Iowa read before the senate ag riculture committee today what he said was testimony in the Saplro Ford libel suit In whicha witness accused Thomas C Stone now vice chairman of the federal farm board of selling his Warehouse purchase for in 1916 to the Burley Tobacco Growers association o which he was president for S225 OOC in 1921 The witness iu the libel suit who Brookhart said was named Buck ley was quoted by the senator as testifying that Sone hadurged him Backley to help organize the co operative because they would both get good positions at good salaries After the testimony had been read Stone said it was partly true and some absolutely false Life Time of Experience WASHINGTON Sept 26 James C Stone of Kentucky in formed the senate agricultural com mittee today that as vice chairman of the federal farm board he could give a life time experience in to bacco raising and marketing toward solving the farm problem Appearing as the first at todays hearing he said he had relieved himself of all outside con nectiona and that he had no finan stprageYofiobacco Ho said the tobacco growers ha not yet asked for any financial assis tance but had begun to form a strong central marketing ajencv The committee is consideringthe nominations of the farm board mem bera who up to the present have Been serving under recess appoint ments The committee yesterday pital authorities said probably would die McDonald WOMAN YOUTH FOUND MURDERED Double Slaying in Galesburg III Probed Husband Is Held GALESBURG 111 Sept 26 A double murder mystery confront ed police and sheriffs officers today the findingof the bodies of Mary Hawklnson 42 and with Mrs Seorge Martin 22 Dayton Ohio in Mrs Hawkinsons home The bodies were found early to day Each had been shot with a small caliber revolver and their necks were slashed AI Hawklnson 52 the slain wom ans husband was taken into custo dy Ha denied any knowledge of the laying Police said he was Intoxi cated at the time of his arrest Neighbors said Hawkinson aroused them early this morning and asked them to call police DENIES MONEY FOR LOBBYING Shipping Executive Tells of Fund Before Committee WASHINGTON Sept 20 m Pearson a newspaper correspondent at the unsuccess ful 1937 Geneva naval Ilmita Ions conference told a senate sntinn that William B Shearer observer nnd reporter Of AJiierlcan shipbuilders nt that parley appeared to Ixj a real influence against efforts of An gloAmerican negotiations on ninny occasions WASHINGTON Sept 26 The 5143000 fund expended American shipbuilders during congressional consideration of me JonesWhite merchant marine legis lation was not used for lobbying Lawrence R Wilder shippingexec utive testified today before a sen ate naval subcommittee Wilder former president of the American Brown Bovery Electric corporation took the witness chair as the subcommittee resumed its in qulry into the activities of Ameri can shipbuilders and their observer and reporter William B Shearer at the unsuccessful 1927 Geneva naval limitations conference Wilder said his company under took two American cruiser con tracts just before the Geneva con ference began A subsidiary of his corporation the New York Ship building corporation shared one third of the paid Shearer tn go to Geneva Wilder said his corporation oo talned a contract to build the cruis er Salt Lake City in April 1927 while another cruiser contract was received in June 1927 At this tlmp the corporation also was building the airplane carrier Saratoga Shearer was sent to Geneva In March 1927 by the the Russian Flyers Again Delayed by Weather DUTCH HARBOR Unalaska Sept 26 weather today again forced the four Rus sian aviators flying from Moscow to New York in the plane Land of the Soviets to postpone their stnrt for Seward on the mainland of Alaska ouses Draws Near NEW YORK Sept 25 The Western Union announced nt p m that communica tions with the Bahamas had been out off due to the hurri cane LJAVANA Sept 26 W Weather L i conditions locally underwent a drastic and sudden change late this morning The bright skies of tha morning hours changed to icurrying storm clouds and a stiff wind blew The usually placid gulf of Mexico waters were churned into a mass of wells which broke high over the ieawall drive in downtown Havana sending spray far into the street Storm warnings were again posted and shipping was halted for the time being Forecasters satd the storm now offers danger to the Florida Kevs but none for the vicinity of Miami Watch Eastern Skies MIAMI Fla Sept 26 population of the lower Florida east coast turned with puzzled expec tancy to the eastern skies today r yesterday lashed the Bahamas Islands but had not put m its predicted appearance on the mainland The Tropical Radio company still was endeavoring to raise Ha station on Nassau It IB thot tha Nasaaij messages from the outVtdeworld Future course of the storm is Un certain the weather bureau said but no rapid movement in any di rection was Indicated for the next 24 hours There was no relaxation of vigi lance on the part of the inhabitants of the area between Miami and Ju piter outlined last night as the srobnble hurricane area Houses remained boarder up and relief units hastily organized on the bas s of yesterdays warnings stood bv their posts J Future Course Uncertain WASHINGTON Sept 26 The tropical disturbance oft the Florida coast was reported by the veather bureau today In its morning forecast to have remained almost stationary during the last 12 hours vith its future course uncertain and no rapid movement in any direc tion indicated The present center of the storm was described by the border as Ap parently n short distance northwest if Nassau Bahamas Islands No strong winds are yet re ported on the southeast Florida oast the bureau reported but It s likely that winds of hurricane orce still prevail near the storm center GETTING READY MIAMI Pin Sept 26 ast Florida today pitted the ngenuity and energy of man and he strength of manmade objects against the probable fury of a West ndian hurricane which the weather ureau had predicted would strike etwcen Miami and Jupiter With Nassau pleasure city of the Bahaman Island out of communica TURN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 4 AUNT HEX By Robert QuiJlen The happiest husband is one thats looked after just enough to keep him from feelin cheated an neglected just enough sos he can feel abused once in a while ji I ;