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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 6, 1929, Mason City, Iowa                                X r North Iowas Edited for the Home AND MASON CITX DAILY TIMES HOME EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORT MASON CITY IOWA THUBSDAY JUNE 6 1929 UNITED PRESSAND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 2Q6 PLAN OTHER SCHOOLS IMPLICATED IN BIGTENTROUBLE Coach Points to Schools Whose Mentors Have Sought Talent June 6 is no more guilty of proselyting athletes than a half dozen other Big Ten universities Everett Case high school basketball coach at Prank fort Ind charged today pending his conference with John L Griffith athletic commissioner of the con ference Coach Case who decided to tell Griffith all he knows of Big Ten ac tivities in proselyting and subsidiz ing athletes said that basketball coaches from Wisconsin Indiana Michigan Purdue as well as Iowa attended the recent Indiana state basketball tournament at Indian apolis in search of cage talent for their schools I think Iowa has been ousted from the conference for doing just the same thing that I know coaches and scouts for half a dozen other Big Ten universities have done Coach Case said Why at the re cent Indiana state basketball tour nament at Indianapolis Coaches Walter Meanwell of Wisconsin George Veenker of Michigan Ward Lambert of Purdue Everett Dean ol as well as Sam Barry of Iowa were there Mo Sensational Charges they present to Vlearn hoy J T V git ENFORCEMENT Hoover to Attend Waterway Opening J s V Ti material and try to line tip atars fortheir own schools That is only logic Coach Case said he did not intend to make sensational charges against any Big Ten school in particular but that he would tell Griffith what we knew of proselyting in the con ference in general I want to explain to him fully and frankly those disputed teach ing credits I received from Iowa and to prove to him that I did not re ceive them for inducing Doyal Plun kett and Robert Spradling Frank fort basketball stars to go to Iowa I am going to tell major Grif fith that if the thing Coach Barry and Iowa was charged with was my players to attend Iowa there are a lot of other Big Ten schools in the same canoe I wil tell him other coaches besidei Barry have visited Frankfort am did everything in their power t get our boys to enter their schools What of it Hasnt every university in the country sought goodathleti material I have been quoted as threaten Ing to blow up Purdue But I am not But if Major Griffith or any body else thinks Purdue hasnt trie as hard to get our Frankfort ath letea as has Iowa they are mistalc en and Ill prove it Conference Is Secret I am told that two years ago Major Griffith at the request o Purdue sent down to Franktort to get some dope on me Ill suggest to the major that if he wants to get more dope on proselyting and re cruiting which may involve two other Big Ten schools he can easily TURN TO PAGE 13 COLUMN 1 Will Rogers BEVERLEY HILLS Cal June 6 elected a labor gov ernment Three hundred out of the 600 in the parliament belong to the laborites but nobody has ever accused one of them ot doing a tap of work When a man goes in for politics over here he has no time to labor t and any man that labors has no time to fool away with poli tics Over there politics is an obligation over here its a busi ROGERS ness Yours WILL ROGERS p is one thing about Lnidberghs escape Its the only thing that happened this spring that hasnt been laid on to the federal reserve Towns Are Threatened as Vesuvius Cracks Cone MELLON GIVES HIS VIEWS TO Other Government Offi cials Appear Before Commission WASHINGTON June 6 retary Mellon was the first high government official to present hia views on Americas crime and law lessness problems today before President Hoovers national com mission on law observance and en forcement Holding its second meeting tha commission called a number of gov ernment officials to present their views on the task of pursuing the nationwide investigation of law en forcement problems The names of the other officials were not dis closed While the session was behind closed doors Mr Mellon was under stood to have mainly presented his views on the enforcement of the prohibition and narcotic laws which come under the jurisdiction of the treasury department The commission also considered the formulation of its policies for the investigation and a program which probably will call for public hearings in various large cities ot the country on crime and law en orcement conditions FORECAST Mostly unsettled Thursday night and Friday probably showers with local thunder storms not much change in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock V a m Thursday Wednesday 79 Coolest in Night 51 At 8 A M Thursday 70 The progressive advance of the mercury continued Wednesday Sun days maximum was 61 Mondays 66 Tuesdays 68 and Wednesday 70 The 8 oclock temperature Thursday was 70 against a 63 tem for the same hour Wednes y A maximum of 85 for the day easily within the range of poa Ijties PRESIDENT TO SEE LOCKS ON RIVER SYSTEM MidWest and Southern Cities to Receive Visit in Fall By JAMES L WEST Associated Press Staff Writer XITASHINGTON June 6 Pres VV ident Hoover will attend the celebration marking the completion and opening of the great lock sys tem on the Ohio river extending from Pittsburgh to Cairo and form ing a part of the inland waterway system The ceremony which will con tinue over three days will be held this fall at a time convenient to the president It probably will be In October at which time the chief ex ecutive hopes to be able to visit other places in country includ ng Texas and the Mississippi river load district tinder tentative plans Hr Hoov er will go from Washington to Cin cinnati to deliver an address anc hert probably will make a trip on one of the new river barges from that city to Louisville From tha point he probably will go to Mem SHRINE HEAD Leo V Youngworth of Angeles has been elected tho new Imperial potentate of tho Shrlnera at their Los Angeles convention Villagers in the hamlets at the base of Vesuvius have been preparing to evacuate their homes with the cracking of the southeastern cone under tho force of the unusually strong spring eruption Ijwa streams pouring down tho mountainside have destroyed vineyards and hovo been nearing tho villages Above top Vesuvius in action below left one of the conelets and right a stream of lava SUSPECT FLEES FROM STEAMER ladio Man Accused of Kill ing Former lowan Is Missing SAN FRANCISCO June 6 William Tallman ypung radio operator arrested Tuesday on board the steamship AdmiralBenson on a charge of murder in connection with he slaying of Mrs Virginia Patty ormerly of Sioux City Jowa at Los Angeles was missing when the vessel docked here last night Investigation showed that the ac cused man had unscrewed the lock of his stateroom door with a piece of iron torn from a radiator Not snowing the prisoner had fled the captain of the ship placed a guard ACTRESS LEAPS TWELVE STORIES Unrequited Love of Chica goan Seen as Reason for Show Girls Act CHICAGO June 6 Cole 28 year old show girl jumped 12 stories to her death last night giving as her reason only this nota tion on the flyleaf of her diary love Ed Page 1209 Astor street The fashionable apartment from which the actress jumped is at 1220 North State street A moment be fore her death she called the switch board operator saying this is Miss Cole I am going to jump from the window The operator rushed to the front of the building and looked out The body of Miss Cole was there Edwin Page a broker lives at the Astor street address given by the actress He said Ke had known her for some time Yesterday afternoon he declared she jtelephoned declar ing he waa growing cold and dis tant toward her She threatened then to jump out of the window Page said but I tliot it irlle talk and hung up on duty outside the door Police believe Tallman either jumped overboard and swam ashore or walked down the gangplank be fore his disappearance was discov ered After the discovery oC Mrs Pattys body in the closet of a Los Angeles apartment alleged to have been rented by Tallman police learned he was aboard the Admiral Benson cnroute from Lps Angeles to this city His arrest oh a murder charge was ordered by radio Election A process much like a player piano The returns you get depend on the roll you put Fountain Inn Tribune Intensive Campaign to Wipe Out Booze Smuggling Planned WASHINGTON June 6 intensive campaign to wipe out liquor smuggling along the Cana dian border in the Detroit area by the combined forces of the coast guard customs and prohibition serv ices of the treasury was announced today by Assistant Secretary Low man Lowman said every available agent of the three branches Qf the treasury service would be concen trated in the Detroit area The decision was reached today at a conference participated In by Ad miral F C Billard commandant of the coast guard Frank Dow act ing customs commissioner and pro hibition Commissioner Doran Activity of Vesuvius Is on Increase KTAFLES Italy June 6 1N sive activity in the eruptive cone of Mount Vesuvius increased today with tremendous barrages of rocks and ashes bombarding the walls of the great crater There was a slight subsiding in tho flow of lava how ever An official bulletin from the Ves uvius observatory said further dan ger probably would be avoided yet it concluded But the life of volcanos is so mysterious that one cannot judge the outcome from the appearances of the moment Villagers Desert Homos Villagers around tho southern and eastern hose of the volcano were panic stricken as they de sorted their homes the ruins o ompeiidestroyed 19 centuries be ore always mute testimony of vhat Vesuvius could do Trudging behind their two wheeled carts which carried house hold effects and all their worldly ossessions they prayed they might je delivered from The Wrath of Vesuvius and sang hymns of trust ild faith in Providence The erstwhile busy little village of Terzigno appeared to be becom ing encircled with a belt of lava from a flow which first started to ward Campitello Woods but changed its course and entered live village itself The lava oozed around the dwell ings smoke poured from windows and then the walls bulged like the The Ohio system ol locks has oeen constructed CRIME EXPERTS AID PROBE IN GASSIER The disadvantage in breaking a date is that you must walk home after hes State Journal SENATE DEFEATS LIQUOR MEASURE Illinois Upper House Refuses Referendum Favored by Lower Body SPRINGFIELD HI June 6 The Illinois state senate last night defeated the WeberOGrady house billfor a referendum on the ques tion of repealing thestate prohibi tion enforcement law The vote was 28 to 21 The bill passed the house a fort night ago by a wide margin The vote in the senate wtucn is recog nized as being dry sharply divided Chicago and downstate senators The Chicagoana voted solidly for the bill while all but two down staters voted agafnst it A similar bill was passed by the house but defeated by the seriate two years ago Wisconsin recently voted n a referendum under a similar bill to repeal its prohibition enforcement aw at a total coat exceeding that of the Panama canal Jt is of euch capa city that the barges to be operated oh the Ohio will be able to make the trip from Pittsburgh to the gulf The trip to the Ohio and thru the south is the only one the president is planning for this year as he cx ects to remain in Washington dur ng the now talked of recess of con gress He probably will make week end trips to his fishing lodge on the upper waters of the Rapidan river n the Blue Ridge mountains of Vir ginia If public business permits he will absent from Washington for sev eral weeks during the fall He has a desire to attend the celebration of the Gadsen purchase and also to visit other states in the south from which he has received invitations since entering the white house HOOVER WANTS COMMITTEETO HELP TRANSFER Move to Change Unit Over to Justice De partment Begun XJTASHINGTON June 6 V President Hoover today recom mended to congress the appoint ment of a joint select committee to study matters pertaining to the transfer of the prohibition unit from the treasury to the justice depart ment and other subjects in connex ion with the administration of the mreaus having to do with dry law nforcement The chief executive informed cot jress in this his second message to he special session that he would ppoint a committee from the de artments to cooperate with tha ongressional committee and that he national commission on Jaw ob ervancc and enforcement also vould cooperate thru their studica of the departmental organization The joint congressional commll ee would be expected to formulate for the considera tort of congress at the regular ses sion in December and at which the chief executive desires enactment of ho necessary legislation to place tho major responsibilities for pro hibition enforcement in tho justice department Tho Hoover Message Sir Hoovers message was as fol lows the theUflttpd skin of a baked potato As the walla crumpled the houses disappeared in the river ot fiery liquid rock Speed of the flow was asserted by observ ers to be at times as high as 1500 feet an hour Temporarily Halted A brief telephoned communique from the Vesuvian observatory sale that the lava flow had temporarily halted in the neighborhood of Ter zigno The inhabitants of the re gion attributed the cessation to the intervention of St Gennaro patron of Naples Restrictions on visitors are dras tic Automobiles found within the prohibited area are seized Mean white incoming trains have been filled with tourists anxious to view the eruption Barges Will Soon Carry Iowa Grain to Sea Says Hull ROCK ISLAND 111 June 6 A busy procession of barges carry ing machinery manufactured in the tricities and grain grown on Iowa and Illinois prairies will go down the Mississippi to the sea in the not too distant future Congressman William E Hull told an audience of TriCity business men in his ad dress on inland waterway develop ment here last night These same barges will returnladen with coffee and Chilean products for delivery here at far less cost than they can be bought at present he pointed out PREMIER STARTS AID TO LABOR Unemployment First on List of New British Gov ernment LONDON June 6 MacDonald Britains new labor pre mier announced today that work on the problem of unemployment had already been started There was every evidence today of the coming change at No 10 Downing street official residence and office of British prime minis ters MacDonald arrived there this morning with two of his labor col leagues J H Thomas and Philip Snowden and talked with Sir Maur ice Hankey secretary to the outgo ing conservative cabinet secretariat It was presumed the visit had ref erence to the preliminaries necessi tated by the change of government which Us was believed would not actually take place until Saturday with delivery by King George of the seals of office to MacDonald and hia Son of Accused Woman Insists He Had No Part in Murder WALPARAISO Ind June 6 Ti V Lieut John Norton and Sergt Al Booth homicide experts of the Chi cago police department today came to the aid of Porter county authori ties in the investigation of the slay ing of Miss Cameola Soutar for whose death Mrs Catherine Gassier 40 year old Chicago matron has been charged with murder Both officers are well acquainted with Mrs Gassier thru working on the previous murder case in which she was involved and later sen tenced to death She obtained a new trial and was released last month after 27 months of Imprisonment The homicide experts will center their attention In a search for the weapon with which Miss Soutar was killed The swamp has been searched thoroly by Indiana offi cers but the Chicagoans said they would comb it again as well as make another examination of the Gassier summer cottage at Hebron Ind near which Miss Soutars body was found last Thursday Mrs Gassier was given an oppor tunity yesterday to consider quietly her position while investigators un der Coroner E H Miller concerned themselves with her adopted son Edward 19 who they believe as sisted his foster mother in either slaying Miss Soutar or disposing of the body Young Gassier contradicted him self several times officials said He ersisted in denials that he had ever been In the Hebron swamp efore and that he did not know the erritory well No charges have been odged against young Gassier Mrs Gassier is charged with murder Her reliminary hearing will be held to morrow Outgoing Premier Stanley Bald win had already left the official residence before MacDonalds arriv Gossips said he was busy seeking a London residence Decorah Man Member of Park Association DECORAH June F Baker vice president of the Decor ah National bank has been appointd a member of Northeastern Iowa VISITS AT BRITT National Park association to repre llnlu M Tyson sent Winneahlek county succeeding Rockwell City in visiting at tho horn George A Bieber pf Ftt Atkinson OL A W PVson University Men to Attend Power Meet IOWA CITY June Uni versity of Iowa will be representec at the power and Industrial shoiv nf MarshalHown Thursday by CIsmen C Williams dean of the college o engineering and Sidney L Miller director of the bureau of buaines research In order to secure tho utmost expedition in the reorganization and concentration of responsibility in administration of the federal bu reaus connected with prohibition enforcement so greatly needed to mprove their effectiveness I rec ommend that the congress appoint joint select committee to malcc an immediate study of these mat ers and to formulate recommenda tions for consideration at the next regular session I shall be glad to appoint a committee from the departments to cooperate with such a committee of the congress The national com mission on law observance and en forcement will also cooperate thru their studies of the departmental organization The subject involves the transfer of parts of various bureaus agencies from certain departments to others and it includes as well the necessity for the unification and strengthening of our border patrols both in connection with prohibition and illegal entry of aliens Some Changes Made As the question embraces numer ous laws and regulations in several bureaus it will require extensive consideration which if given jointly by such committees of tho congress and the departments prior to tho regular session will save many months of delay A preliminary study of the many questions involved in the transfecA1 the prohibition enforcement forVs to the justice department already has been made by experts of the two departments under the direc tion of James M Doran prohibi tion commissioner in consultation wiht Secretary Mellon and Attorney General Mitchell The problem involved is rather extensive since it Involves completa TUICK TO IAGE 12 COLTJMtf 4 Narcotic Charge Filed Against Any Waterloo Physician WATERLOO June 6 P Wall assistant narcotics agent for the Minneapolis division said today no charge haa been filed and none 13 contemplated against any Waterloo physician in connection with the iarcotlc investigation which start ed In Waterloo Interviewed over long distance elephone today Wall said this of fice never said the person in Water loo connected with the violation of the federal narcotics law was a doc tor I want to say in view of tho publication of tho name that no ac tion has been taken against the per son named no information has been filed and so far as I know none is contemplated The next time government decider tn get an oil man it should try him for spitting on the consin State Journal AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen I might as well get ready for callers tomorrow Cora entertains the club ari theyll all pay their calls while theyre dressed 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