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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 11, 1929, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home 0AILX1IMES HOME EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS 3LBASBD WIRB REPORT MASON CITY SATURDAY MAY 11 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NBWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 184 PRESIDENT TOUR SOUTH Call Marines to Guard U S Consulate vU x t V x m FEAR ATTACKS OF CANTON MAY CAUSE DAMAGE Two Aviators Executed as Traitors When They Wreck Planes CANTON China May 11 Twenty American marines today guarded the American consulate in Shameen foreign concession quar ter of CantohThe men were landed from the United States warship Tulsa yesterday when Cantonese bombardment of four rebel ships In the harbor threatened danger to those ashore British guards also were landed A checkup revealed that only a few persons were killed whenmachine gun bullets from Honam Island and shells from the Macao Island bat teries peppered part oE the conces sion yasterday Residences and business houses however for a while were hard hit by tire fire Two Cantonese army aviators suspected of Kwangsi sympathies were executed today They were ac cused of deliberately forcingtheir planes into a ground collision yes terday when ordered to take the air to bomb the Cantonese naval units which revolted Thurs day Both planes were smashed altho were believed to Ve two who were trained in America FIVE MEN DIE IN HOTEL FIRE Score Injured When Ama rillo Building Is Destroyed AMARILLO Tex May 11 Five men were killed a woman was believed seriously injured and more than a score of patrons were hurt in a fire that destroyed the Tourist hotel here today The bodies were discovered by fifemen on the third floor of the structure A man was killed when he jumped from the same floor None of the dead was identified Mrs Birdie Rhodes the landlady jumped from a floor of the hotel and was perhaps fatally injured The hotel was formerly known as the Elmhirst hotel and was one of the oldest structures in Amarillo The origin of the blaze was not determined A th body unidentified was re covered from the ruins later Nashua Club Opens Season NASHUA May golf club has opened with a membership of 50 There were 80 members at the close of last season IOWA FORECAST Cloudy Saturday night prob ably showers in southeast por tion somewhat colder in cast portion Sunday fair LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Saturday Warmest Friday 58 Lowest In Night 49 At a A M Saturday Rainfall 147 Inches Friday brot the first genuine downpour of May It totaled almost an inch and a half and the streams of tiio running bank fullSaturday opened cloudy with as much of further pre cipitation airor a clearing up REVIVIFYING PARTY New portrait of Jouett Shouso of Kansas taken at Washing ton ufter getting on tho job as hcud ot new executive com mittee to reorganize democratic party under plans of Chairmun John J Kiiskob ACCEPTANCE OF FARM BILL IS EXPECTED SOON Measure Likely to Get Vote Early Next Week Belief TI7ASHINGTON May 11 UP VV Having voted on the most con troversial sections of its farm re lief billthe senate took a recess to day with passage of the measure sight early next week On top of the decision Wednesday to retain the export debenture sec tion in the bill despite President Hoovers opposition tho senate yes terday refused to leave the salary of the chairman of the proposed federal farm boardto the discretion of the chief executive adopting an amendment to fix it at a year Divisions Less Apparent Altho the republican independents and democrats who lined up togeth er to defeat the administration stand on the debenture proposal provided the principal strength for the salary amendment the sharp lines of cleavage which developed in the former disagreement were not apparent yesterday and the ele ments of bitter controversy were lacking Senator Fesa of Ohio assistant republican whip whose complaint against Senator Borah and other pseudorepublicans for disregard ing President Hoovers declaration against the debenture has served to keep that dispute alive and Chair man McNary of the agriculture committee were among the admin istration supporters in the Wednes day contest who opposed the dele gat ion by congress of power to fix salaries to the president Several de benture proponents on the other hand voted to give the president that power Difference Is Emphasized The difference between the inten sity of the two issues was further emphasized by the fact that while time Wednesday vote was 47 to 44 yesterdays count was 46 to 32 The most vigorous dispute which devel oped yesterday in fact had to do with efforts to exclude dairy pro ducts Irults and vegetables from commodities affected by the bill two amendments looking to tha end being voted down by large ma joritiec The possibility of a final vote on the bill Monday or Tuesday is helt out in the agreement reached by the I senate to limit debate after 3 p m Monday A vole usually follows within a fnw hours after auch an agreement is invoked INGUSH EXPERT TRIES HIS HAND ATREPARATIONS Sir Hosiah Confers WitK Schacht to Get Ac ceptance BULLETIN ESSEN Germany Slay 11 Hjalmar Schacht chief of the German delegation to the Paris reparations conference ar rived here at noon supposedly for a conference with Ruhr val ley industrialists The greatest secrecy la maintained to Dr Schachts visit He arrived al most unobserved and quite un expectedly PARIS May 11 Josiab Stamp sought today in private conversations with Dr Hjalmar Schacht German reparations spokesman to reduce to written text the German conditions to ac ceptance of the reparations figures of Owen D Young Such results as the English dele gation head and the relchsbank president achieve probably will be reported to a plenary session of the committee of experts Tuesday It is possible that under favor able conditions this plenary session will mark theclose of the experts committees Jwork SLAIN STUDENT The thorny problem ofrevision of the national allottments of the repa rationspayments as provided In the Spa agreement has been sidetracked temporarily the assumption being it may be solved by subsequent in tercreditor nation negotiations at which Germany need not even be represented Until Tuesday the experts other than Sir Joslah and Dr Schacht will obtain a relaxation from arduous labors which next week run into their fourth month Even the sub committee which has been working on reparation of the report of the conference has finished its task with only the actual figures and various national reservations re maining to be included in Its text It was an order that the German if revision of the Spa percentages is evaded seems to be the only set thus far offered by any be in cluded in the subcommittees re port that Sir Joslah the bodys chairman conferred with Dr Schacht Paper Criticizes Pair Tentative wording of the condi tions which were understood to have been reduced from 12 to two was gone over with the hope a com plete final text might be evolved of the subcommittees report inclu sive of figures International bank plans and all which the retch dele ifates could sign The French press has become caustic and Impatient and inclined to criticize both Mr Young and Dr Schacht Le Matin observed that Great Britain and Belgium had found there was something arbi trary about the figures of Mr Youngs plan The paper suggested that a part of the revision of the Spa percentages was in favor of the United States Dr Schacht was accused of dallyingwith theconfer ence to draw out the proceedings until after the British elections HILTON UNDER i ARREST AGAIN Convicted Airplane Boot legger Is Held by Fed eral Agents DES MOINES May 11 Hilton convicted airplane bootleg ger and Clifford Boyd said to be his accomplice were arrested at a hotel here last night by federa agents on a liquor law violation charge Officers seized 10 cases of alleged whisky and a quantity of alcohol The men and two others arreatet in the hotel were to be arraigned today Hilton was convicted of trans porting liquor after he and a com pdnlon were arrested in an airplane at MarBfesUtQwn Nov 27 Finding of body of Walter Treadway Huntington 20 Har vard junior son of wealthy Windsor Conn widow with a shot thru tho head in a swampy feild near Windsor has baffled police unable to discover motive for crime Jewelry and money were found on Hivntlngtons body and early Investigation re vealed no clew that he was vic tim of vengeance DEBATES TARIFF Wove Madeto Clear Up Ob jections of Western Group WASHINGTON May 11 m Hawlcy of the house ways and means commit tee announced today that be ginning Tuesday the republican members on the committee would hear any suggestions for changes in the pending tariff bill and if found warranted they would bo offered as committee amendments on tho floor WASHINGTON May 11 The house gave up its usual Sat urday recess today to continue gnn eral debate on the tariff bill with he large republican majority not fet in agreement on the procedure under which the measure is to be the lateV stages of plan which emerged late yesterday from the iirst of a series of republican con ferences looking to such an agree ment the general debate will contin ue until next Thursday after which consideration of amendments will be n order for one week The tenta tive date for passage of the bill was set at May 23 but indications are that the final vote will not be reached until several days later Dickinson Is Spokesman An approach toward satisfaction of the republicans from 10 western farm states who want some of the TURN TO PAGE 10 COLUMN 5 considered la discussion Under a tentative YOTT CAN GET FISHING UOENSE AT COtTBIHOBSE TJP TO SATURDAY Mrs Nellie Huntley county recorder will have her office open from to oclock Satur day eevning for the accommoda tion of a Jarge number of fisher men who because of their daily occupations have pot been able to appear during office hours Mrs Huntley also has placed licenses in the CurrleVan Ness and the Mason City hardware stores and at the Mason City sporting goods establishment in order to facilitate the prepara tion of hundreds who will opea the season Wednesday morning HITS THE CEILING POLICE PUZZLED OVER DEATH OF COLLEGE YOUTH Famed Detective Still Be lieves Youth Took His Own Life Conn May 11 Several circumstances oE the death ot Walter Trcadway Hunting ton junior at Harvard college who came home for a weekend visit only to be found dead from a bullet wound in a field continued today to mystify officials who were at odds Coroner Gilbert Calnoun saitftne determination of a reason for Hun t irigtbns death wag1 most baf fltagv problem of its nature he had ever encountered Two medical ex aminers have decided the case a homicide A theory of has seen Advanced by County Detective Edward J Hickey A theory that a woman might lave known why and how Hunting ton came to his death has been strengthened by the official finci ng of Medical Examiner Henry M Costello of Hartford which revealed that a womans handkerchief was among five other blood stained ones In the youth pockets Residents living near the swampy Held whereHuntington body wan discovered have told of an automo a which was occasionally driven by the field and in which were a young dark complexioned girt acd a young man Petectlve Hickey who received considerable publicity in the Gerald Chapman case and who since has gained a wide reputation in criminal investigation has been convinced from the start that Huntington took hia own life He has found a motive which he considers a per sonal matter to the young student Hickeys greatest disadvantage has seen his inability to find the weapon which caused death HAMMILL SIGNS EXPENSE BILL Legislators Reimbursed Up to for Outlay at General Assembly DES MOINES May 11 ernor Hammill today signed the leg islators expense bill providing for payment of up to to each member of the legislature and to the lieutenant governor The ex pense payments will be made for the general assembly just closed and all future legislatures To date expense accounts to the amount of have been filed with the auditor of the state by members of the flrtythird general asembly It is expected others will bring the total to approximately The governor after investigation of coure decisions in other states including Tennessee South Dakota and Washington found that the procedure allowing expense money to legislatures Is legal under consti Ueut Appolo Soucek ot An iagtoa a 40000 feefvJs believed to have achieved a worlds record In altitude flights Faraoer record washeld by Lieut OCCham pion who cllnibed 38418 feet in 1927 Soucek Is shown below and abovo In flying gear in cockpit of his piano after flight LowerRecord in Trials at Estherville Mohawk Quarter Mil ers Run Event in 46 Seconds Flat ESTHERVILLE May Mason City quarter mile relay team broke the Estherville invitational track and field meet record here this morning with tho time of 46 flat in the preliminaries Bryant of Mason City won the first heat of the 120 yard high hur dles with 17 and Kenney of Mason City won the second heat with 178 In the 100 yard dash Kenney of Mason City won the first heat in 1004 He also won the first heat of the 220 yard low hurdles Moore of Mason City won the first heat of the 220 yard dash In the pole vault Billman of Ma son City was among those qualify ing The preliminaries were delayed because of a wet field WARNS SINCLAIR ABOUT TIPPING Jail Superintendent Says Oil Man Must Quit Liberality WASHINGTON May II Haj William L Peak superintend ent of the Washington jail today said he had advised his wealthy pri soner Harry F Sinclair that tip pingof jail attendants was not per nitted and that from now on the no tipping rule would be enforced Peak took this action after his attention he said had been called 0 the generosity of the oil man to ils fellow prisoners and jail em ployes As a result all of Sinclairs money except five or six dollars has been taken away from him and placed in the office safe The money left in his possession is to enable Sinclair to purchase sweets and other delicate morsels at the jail store Peak said Sinclair brot about two or three hundred dollars to jail with him and a large part oC this was placed in the safe upon his arrival An investigation of the oil mans tipping was started after a report leaked out that he had given an at tendant 5 for performing an er rand Peak said he believed this re port exaggerated but he took Sin clairs money away Will Rogers Says PHILADELPHIA May Just flew down to Pimlico Md to see the great Preakness race Bucked a headwind but not as strong1 a ono as the horse I bet on bucked Forty thousand people there1 counting sena tors and con gressmen Farmers got no relief today but the routuel bet ting machines cleaned up Handled over a million and a half on one race LROGERS Lucky for me I run into Doc Admiral Gray aon Thru his medical influence he got me in the Inclosure where the republicans were Otherwise I would have had to stay in the centerfleld with the democrats Governor Ritchie was mighty nice to us Vice President Curtis en joyed it Hoover would have liked it It was ona place where the democrats couldnt join with the loosemoraled republicans and put over anything Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1029 FARMERS REED REPORTS Dampness Causing De layed Field Work in Most Sections JAUNT THRUOUT DIXIE WILL BE MADE IN FALL Hoover May Even Get as Far as Southwest y Texas 3 By JAMES L WEST Associated Press Staff Writer May 11 V President Hoover contemplates a tour of the south and is hopeful that the administrative and legisla tlve situation will be cleared up suf ficiently so that he can absent him self from the capital for an appre ciable length of time this fall His trip thru Dixie will be separ ate from the journey he is to maka to the West Indies for visits to Cuba Porto Rico and perhaps some other islands He hopes to be able thus to round out his goodwill tour ol LatinAmerica within a year While the Itinerary of the ern trip as yet has not even ap proached the formuiative stage iK will carry him as far southwest a4 Texas which he has been urged la visit ever since his election Formal invitations have coma from Dallas Fort Worth and Houston where the democratic na ohal conventionwas held last year nd expectation is that he will ar ange his schedule to visit all thrcej Naturally he will want to revisit he scenes of his flood relief work on the Mississippi two years and so la expected to include ana Mississippi Tennessee and per haps Arfeansaa in Ills nclieduYe nesaee ia tho only one ot tiieBl states he has sSncetfclB inpm InaUoiL for Invitations alsoaro before tho chief executive to visit Virginia North Carolina South Carolina Georgia and Alabama and if possi ble he will make stops in all of hese commonwealths He passed Jiru the first four states going to and returning1 from his preinaugur al visit to Florida but his special rains made only necessary operat ngr stops It may be that time will permit nly one stop in each state D Sunday MoviesAre Voted in Massena IES MOINES May 11 which fell generally over the tate yesterday and today probably vill cause the already greatly de ayed field and planting work to be urther hampered Charles D Reed government meteorologist here said oday The rain he said Is unfavor able to the crops in every respect Earlier this week Mr Reed said hat planting and field work already ivere two weeks behind time and hat extended dry weather would be necessary to catch up The ground hen he said was so damp that clodding of the soil had to be guard ed against closely by farmers while lowing Planting of corn had started only n a very few parts of the state early this week and the rains of Friday and today probably will put the crop further behind schedule Reed said Rainfall up to 7 a m in the north ern section of the state approximat ed 2 inches at a number of places Webster City reported 238 inches as the heaviest precipitation for the J4 hour period with Fort Dodge Falls and Sioux City among other cities whetfe the downpour ap proached 2 inches The southeast section alone es caped the Friday rains but it was dampened today Reduction of Export Wheat Rate Ordered WASHINGTON May 11 Reduction of rates on export wheat carried by the MississippiWarrior service oC the Inland Waterways corporations barge was authorized today by Secretary Good to be ef fective May 15 and Sept 30 The reductions are approximately 33 i per cent WEATHER NEXT WEEK Weather outlook for May 13 to 18 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and the north j ern and central great plains Occa MASSENA May 11 sional periods of precipitation In approved Sunday movies here 152southern portions but mostly fair to 84 settling a controversy during in north portions variable temper FOUR KANSANS DIE IN FLOOD thers Missing as Waters Sweep Thru Towns Along River TOPEKA Kans May 11 persons were drowned and were missing1 in floods that nvaded four towns in Kansas today as the result of torrential rains At Herington four unidentified Mexicans were drowned three more vere reported missing and at least 0 persons were in hospitals suffer ing from injuries and exposurev Predicts Full Time for WOC and WH0 DAVENPORT May 11 Frank W Elliott of radio station WOC returning from Washington predicts that WOC and WHO probably will receive permission far full time broadcasting He says M K Saltzmann fourth zone commis sioner favors the change Lime creek swept early today after thru the town an eight inch downpour Water was knee deep In business houses in Council Grove this morn ing About 150 homes were flooded William Larimer barber and his wife were clinging1 to a tree top waiting rescue as soon as the strong current subsided enough to permit boats to reach them They saved themselves by grasping branches of the tree aa their house was swept away Barbers to Be Invited to Sioux City in 1930 WATERLOO May 11 Masters and journeymen barbers will hold their annual state conven tion here Monday and Tuesday with an attendance of more than 1000 expected The 1930 state con vention will be invited to Sioux City according to word received here lovva Woman Tukcs Poison DES MOINES May 11 Mrs Louise Thacker 27 died neie which 24 merchants and customers iaturc but near Feasomxl normal firs yesterday from poison which she were fined for transacting busi part of week followed by cooler byjlrank Thursday Coroner Carpen Lulions simjlar to those of jaess on Sunday ter could find no motive for suicule AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen None of my folks ever was famous except Cousin Jim used to sing tenor in the Methodist church at the county seat   

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