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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 4, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES IVOL XXXV TOVE CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY 4 1929 TJNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE ASON CITY BAND IOWAS BEST Germany and U S Agree on Reparations Settlement RANGE LIKELY TURN DOWN S PROPOSAL eat Britain and Japan Have Tentatively Approved JRIS May 4 Oerman he American reparations dele TOQS have reached a full agree ft on a complete settlement of reparations problem It remains lever for the Americana to win iFrjnch and Belgian delegations lieuplan Jven D Young chief of the Irican delegation today was prring with the delegations of tother creditor nations to this British Give Approval British and the Japanese were stated authorlta tentatlvely to have approved lettlement leaving France and lum particularly and possibly dissenting the fina decision of rested with France far and the largest creditor conferences today are favor was believed there will he a session Monday when varl the reparations experts who ft Paris will have returned said there were naturally details to be arranged yet Hut outline of the plan can The French view is that they presented minimum claims to yased on what they must pay to ica plus a fraction of what have spent for reparations remier Poincare has declared that France cannot make tier sacrifices and it was com fited that even if the French ex rts approved the Americans plan in order to dispose of tha vexing it was most probable par liament and the government would reject the settlement May Turn It Down Observers close to the delegations themselves said there was only a Dim hope the settlement agreed up by the Americans and Germans SrouM prove acceptable to the Frencn or Belgians Mr Young owtver they said was deteralned do his utmost to achieve the set tlement which the committee cl jsady has spent three months vainly The proposed settlement just Sout splits the difference between Je olvriual iffer rf anuii lies of 1650000000 marks and the I TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 5 A FORECAST fed probably rain Sat and in extreme portion Sunday cold fmo west portion Sat t i STATISTICS kte weather figures for cnHInry at Q ending at 8 oclock y rfrlu jVlght Saturday CO 30 38 Haugen in Mourning Over Own Bill Urges Farmers to CoOperate New York Workers in May Day Demonstration RER GILBERT N PAPER BLAMES RUSSIANS FOR laims General Staff Start ed Trouble DERLIN May 4 police were investigating today charges of a borough newspaper that a Rus sian communist leader aided by three members of the soviet army general staff had led theGerman communists in rioting of the past three days The police were in complete charge of Neukoelin and Weding districts where 21 persons have been killed and more than 150 injured in fighting since May day A state of siege probably will be maintained in the affected districts until Monday altho disturbances today seemed on the wane Among the dead was an English newspaperman Charles Erau ay representing the Daily News of New Zealand Police on Hermanstrasse shot him dead be fore dawn today when he refused to go hack indoors in defiance of their orders permitting no one outside Shouted Three Times Mackay spoke no German and his triends assumed he did riot under stand the commands which were shouted at him three times before the shots which killed him were fired The police pointed out that they bad forbidden newspapermen to enter the area after 9 p m Tha charges made by the borough newspaper the Neue ZeJt of Char lottenburg were that the soviet communist organizer Manielski ar rived in Berlin 14 days ago accom panied by three widely known Tcheka organizers and three mem bers of the red army general staff Iowa Representative Claims Hoover Plan Will Work If By CHARLES P STEWART WASHINGTON May 4 Senator Charles L McNary Oregon lent his name to the Mc NaryHaugen plan of farm relief even as Representative Gilbert N Haugen Iowa gave his iftn in McNarys case It was a loan in Haugens a gift The plan never was more than ft stepchild to Chairman McNary or the senate committee on agricul ture It was bis own loved offspring to Chairman Haugen of the equiva lent committee in the house of representatives After President Coolldge had ve toed the McNaryHaugen farm re lief measure thru its vitals the se cond time and the new administra tionfolk had introduced the Hoo ver plan in congress in its place Senator McNary immediately waxed as enthusiastic over the latter as ever he had been for its predecessor Haugen in Mourning Representative Haugen mourns for the lost relief scheme He has bis very evident doubts concerning the Hoover plans promise for a satisfactory future and Im darned if I dont believe he lias hopes of resurrecting the orig inal McNaryHaugen proposition L fe To explain the defunctror at least and the present Hoover farm relief bills iri any detail would take two large volumes even If I understood them very well myself However in The McNaryHaugen plans main spring was the equalization fee designed to force American farmers into a system of cooperative mar keting thru the government in a fashion to insure them the benefits supposed to accrue under a high pro tective a tariff applied for this particular purpose with a s so similar to SOTS meteorologically t a description of one 5is an almost exact de either of the others jInd sun trying Ifutilely to warm things Mi wondering whether brave or return to Ind an overcoat That I any one or all of the iientloned And Satur lit as the fourth pea in Began Worlc Immediately The paper said the delegation im mediately began work on detailed plans for uprisings An official police report sold 19 its persons had bee n killed in the riot list of casualties not in cluding those others known to be dead There were 36 listed as ser iously injured with some expected to die Several hundred suffered mi nor injuries Of 1200 arrested since May day about 200 have been held for infrac tion of the communitys peace and probably will be committed for trial WEATHER NEXT WEEK Weather outlook for the week be ginning Monday May 6 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and the northern and central great plains Occasional periods of precipitation but mostly fair in extreme northern portions temperature near normal or below most of week reverse English because are exporters and a kind of farmers straight protective tariff cannot possibly do them any good The Hoover plan knocks out the compulsory cooperation feature but it does assume that the farm ers will cooperate voluntarily it TUKN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 5 HOLD STUDENT IN TORCH DEATH Johns Hopkins Youth Ad mits Love Affair With Mrs Dorothy Peacox WHITE PLAINS N T May 4 Bussey student at Johns Hopkins university who told of a love affair with Mrs Dorothy Pea cox was in jail today as a material witness in the torch slaying of the young woman Bussey was ar rested in a New York hotel on an order obtained by counsel for Earl F Peacox the husband who has confessed he strangled his wife and set fire to the body PASSENGERS ARE TAKEN OFF SHIP City of Buffalo Towed to Port for Repairs After Drifting on Lake ASHTABULA Ohio May 4 UP City of Erie passenger boat of the ClevelandBuffalo transit lines this morning took aboard the 50 passengers of the disabled City of Buffalo at the Ashtabula Har bor and proceeded to Cleveland The passengers were more than a day overdue in Cleveland They had spent the night aboard the City of Buffalo anchored 10 miies north east of Ashtabula after drifting from Cleveland yesterday morning The tugs Virginia and Gllmore owed the City of Buffalo into port of New York workers who took purt in May diiy demonstrations in tlnlon square QUAKES CAUSE Persons Dead ASKHABAD Russian Turkestan May 4 Earthquakes which yesterday shook the vast stretches west of Samarkand once the cap ital of Tamberlanes oriental em pire were believed today to have taken a heavy toll of life and prop erty Unconfirmed reports said 1000 persons perished in three Persian towns alone while 11 were killed and 40 Injured hereabouts as four successive tremors brot down houses and buildings in many vil lages One person was killed in this city and 26 injured Ninety houses were demolished The Russian Turkestan govern ment on request of Persian offi cials rushed did across the border into Persia where the damage and loss of life was believed greatest Isolation of many of the affected areas accentuated the relief prob lem The summer resort of Firuza re ported considerable destruction Bryant Kenney Qualifiers in V iCenney took their the high hurdles in the preliminaries run off this morning in the Cedar Valley track and field meet Moore with the aid of good wind won his heat in the 100 yard dash in 10 15 Bryant also qualified in the shot put with a hurl of 35 feet and 7 inches The Mason Cityans were also given a good chance to win the high jump Kenney won the heat in the low hurdles by 10 yards Time Child Breaks Neck in Fall From Truck Chicago Boy Dies on Visit to Uncles Farm at Sheffield SHEFFIELD May Mulder 7 Chicago died instantly The village of Gcrmab vyas entirely with a broken neck as the result of destroyed Bnd a number of villages along the Persian border suffered heavily PLANE FORGED DOWN AT M C Ship Was Taking Musician to Bedside of His Wife in Minneapolis MINNEAPOLIS May 4 Airplane and taxicab yesterday won a race with death for Joseph George Griscz clarinetist of the Minneap olis symphony orchestra who dash ed 450 miles thru the air and over bad roads to reach tfie bedside of his wife seriously 111 here Receiving a report of his wifes illness Grisez chartered an air plane at St Joseph Mo but un usually strong head winds forced the plane to land at Mason City Iowa From there Grisez took a taxicab which bounded him over the remaining 160 miles of his journey in five hours With the arrival of her husband physicians said Mrs Grisez has a chance of recovery a fall from a load of gravel at oclock last evening The accident occurred at the farm of his uncle and aunt Mr and Mrs Arnold Liekwlg four miles south east of here A barn is being built on the farm and the boy was riding on one ot the construction trucks when he lost his balance and fell Withliis mother Mrs John Mul der and a sister and brother he has been visiting for the past week at the home of his grandmother Mrs Bertha Eckhardt of Sheffield Fun eral arrangements are awaiting the arrival of Chicago the childs father from CANT COUNT FORMER WIVES ban lust Return Check to Iowa Girl CHICAGO May 4 it came to enumerating his former wives Percy Quillens memory failec him He was facing Judge Samuel Heller on a charge of beating his matrimonial agency bride 24 year old Ellen Scott of Albia Iowa on their wedding night Tuesday How many times have you been married the court inquired Oh about three or four times QuiJIcn ruminated What you dont know how many times you have been married Quillen didnt remember having divorced them He was ordered to return to his three day bride a check he had her indorse Tuesday and S cash he addmitted taking from her and was fined 5 for beating Mrs Quillen Tho bride then left for the court domestic relations The couple was married here as the culmination of a mall courtship after Quillen replied to the girls advertisement in a Detroit matri monial paper She had been teach ing school at Albia Reserve Board Boosts K C Rediscount Rate WASHINGTON May 4 The federal reserve board announced to day that the federal reserve hank of Kansas City has raised its redis count rate from 4 Uto 5 per cent here for repairs and refueling effective next Mondo AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Maybe modern ghIs is healthier but if a girl had a figure in my time it looked like the figure the figure 1 FLOOD WATER SWEEPING EAST New Hampshire Residents Had Warning to Va cate Homes COLEBROOK N H May 4 The Mohawk river valley stretching from the Connecticut river eastwarc toward DIxvillo notch presented h scene of flood wrought havoc today Houses and bridges were swept nway and highways washed out when waters rushed last night from Balsam dam 13 miles above here The dam burst from preSsure due to heavy rain Ample warning reached the half dozen or more families comprising j the hamlet of Kidderville nine milch cast of this place j The river ordinarily a compara j lively shallow stream rose 20 feet Jin a few minutes and maintained j that gauge nearly half an hour Damage here was heavy Eight o nine houses disappeared in the river Will Rogers BOSTON Mass Hay Had a long and pleasant chat this mornng with Mr Frank Stearns up at his store here He as you know is Mr Coolldges bast friend He called himself the white house cat Heres one he told me One of our n e wly rich wanted to be an ambassador and said I want to do something f o r WitU ROGERS my country but it must be in a big way and must be at one of the important posts Mr Coolldge heard it and re marked Well I will give him the biggest post there is the whole out of doors Yours WILL P S One thing if they throw Mellon out for competency it wont be followed by any other dismissal for the same reason Copyright 1939 HIGH MUSICIANS SCORE WIN OVER COUNCIL BLUFFS Osage Band Triumphs In Class B Hartley In C Division The Mason City high school band won first place in the finals state contest at Iowa City according to a telephone call Saturday afternoon from James Rae principal Council Bluffs was second Btulington third and Cedar Rapids fourth In class B Osage was first and Ida Grove second while Hartley won first and Hazel ton second in Class C HOOVER LEARNS TREASURY HEAD HOLDING OFFICE LEGALLY CLAIM Committee Report Gives Secretary Clear Title to Pos I Construction Crews at Work in Decorah i DECORAH May Hallet Construction company of Crosby Minn has been unloading la dozen or more cars of equipment prepara tory to beginning paving on No 55 from Decorah to the Minnesota line Operation should be in full blast some time next week The Carlson Construction company of Decorah haa begun paving on 55 thru the oty BE CLOSE May Be Necessary for Vice President to Decide Issue OTJIJMBTIN WASHINGTON May 4 President Hoover was Informed today Senator Watson of In dlunn the republican leader that a very closo vote was cx pecteu on the export debenture pun which the president op poses ns n part ot Ills farm re lief program Senator Watson however ex predseil confidence that admin istration forces would lio siblo to defeat the plan Returning to tho capitol he immediately sum moned a conference of party leaders to lay plans for tho voto which is expected to be reached Monday WASHINGTON May 4 ate lines were tightly drawn today as the chamber approached a vote on the export debenture section of its farm relief bill The number of senators still de siring to speak on the subject left the possibility of a vote before ad journment today in doubt but be lief was general that when the vote did come it would be so close that the presence or absence of one or two members might determine the outcome Get Special Permission Recognizing this possibility pro ponents of plan have gone so far as to obtain special permission to have the oath of office adminis tered at hla bedside to Senator Shlpstead of Minnesota the farmer labor member who has been too ill to go thru that formality since the special session began While he and another proponent of the plan who is 111 Senator Kcn drick democrat Wyoming will not be able to vote their colleagues in the contest hope to be able to ar range pairs with members in the opposing camp If that can be done the two opponents would be under agreement not Opposition Is Organized The forces which are backing President Hoovers opposition to the debenture proposal however are being so closely organized that the proponents of the plan have hac considerable difficulty in their ef fort to find two who unafclo to he present themselves are willing to nullify their votes thru pairs Shipstead and Kendrick Meanwhile the possibility been suggested that Vice President Curtis may be called upon to de cido the issue He has the right to vote in case of a tie but aiiminiKtra tion leaders are still confident ta they can marshal enough votes to defeat the plan under the usual pro cedurc Senator McKellawokafertiocrar Tennessee the author of resolution directing1 tho Inquiry into Secretary Mellone right tit hold office announced today that ho would nsk tho senate to voto on the minority report ot Chairman Norris holding Mel lon unqualified to serve WASHINGTON May 4 VV Eight members of the 17 on tho senate judiciary committee voted today that Andrew W Mellon as a stockholder was not disqualified ram service as secretary of the Teosury and two minority reporta vera sent along to the senate The eight senators supported he report of Senator Steiwer in cluded Burton Ohio Hastings Del aware Waterman Colorado Den een Illinois Gillett Massachusetts and Robinson Indiana republicans and Overman North Carolina dem ocrat The voto for the report of Sen ator Steiwer republican Oregon iving Mr Mellon clear title to his office was 8 to 5 Four democrats not voting are being polled The report of Chairman Norris declaring that Mr Mellon ns was disqualified was re jected 10 to 3 Agreed to Third Report Borah republican Ida io and King democrat Utah how ever concurred In a third report de claring that while Mr Mellon as n stockholder did not violate the law hat any participation directly or indirectly in business by tho secre tary of the treasury would consti tute a violation of the statute Senator Walsh democrat Mon tana who Introduced testimony of Mr Mellon showing that he went to Canada in the interests of the Aluminum Company of America In which he is a stockholder asked to day for an open Inquiry Into Mel Ions activities This motion was defeated also 8 to 5 The report of Senator Steiwer signed by seven republicans and Senator Overman democrat Nortu Carolina held that the committee was called upon only to Interpret the statute forbidding the secretary of treasury to be interested in car rying on trade or commerce A vio lation of that law they contender Is subject matter for a grand jury or impeachment proceedings by the house Couldnt Revive It Inasmuch as the Norris report was rejected 30 to 3 the solid vote of the four vinrccorded democrats in Its favor would not revive it If however tho four should line up agnlnst the Stoiwcr report this report would be disapproved by a vote of 9 to 8 The absentees were Ashurst nf Arizona Caraway of Arkansas Dill of Washington and Stephens of Mis sissippi Senator Walsh put the motion to call Mellon for investigation He was supported by Senators Norris Blnine and Borah republicans and King1 democrat Utah
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