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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 12, 1929, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL XXXVFJVE CENTS PER COPT HOME EDITION ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBEIUO929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NCT 291 NAVAL THOT NEAR SIMMONS OPENS HIS FIGHT ON TARIFF MEASURE North Carolinan Lists Objections to GOP Proposals BUIXETIN WASHINGTON Sept 12 ff Smoot republican Utah said In the senate that powerful forces were at work at liomo and abroad to break down thepolicy of Amer ican tariff protection By D HAROLD OLIVER Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON Sept 12 Nine outstandingobjections to the pending tariff bill were enum erated in a speech in the senate to day bySenator Simmons North Carolina who opened fire on the re publican measure for the democrats by declaringit would add billions of dollars to ths annual tax burden im posed upon the consumingmasses Almmg his castigation not only at the administrative and special fea tures of the bill but at tha proposed increased rates as wellthe veteran minority tariff leader gave the fol lowingreasons he could not support it It contains many rates and in creases upon agricultural products that are useless and ineffective Exorbitant Hates la replete with exorbitant fates m articles which farmers buy Grand Jury Indicts Police Officers in Graft Case if HEADS WAR VETS ui average means doesnot conform to Presi dent Hoovers request for increases on industrial products only when there has been a slackening of em ployment due to imports In many cases increases have been granted to industries which have been very prosperous under the present tariff act It is full of inconsistencies and unfair discriminations It increases rates on many arti cles even tho the imports under the present tariff act have been neg ligible Encourgcs Inefficiency It encourges inefficiency by many of its increases in rates Its excessive increases on many TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 4 OsageManWillBe Tried by Grand jury in Mitchell Courts OSAGB Sept Arm strong was brot before Justice Paul son Tuesday on a charge of driving a motor vehicle while intoxicated He was bound over to the grand Jury and bonds were fixed at 5500 which he furnished He had been ar rested Sunday night and tried Mon day for intoxication and fined 547 Sfte lAr Vea IOWA WEATHER Cloudy Thursday night with in extreme east por cooler in west portion Friday partly cloudy cooler in east portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures far 24hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Wirntest Wednesday 77 Coolest Jn Night 51 At 8AM Thursday j3 Rainfall 21 The advance of the mercury that got under way Sunday continued Wednesday with the days maximum 8 degrees Higher than that of the previous day The rain early Thurs day morning was more or less un impromptu affair and not provided for by the weathermans schedule Gov Fred W Green of Mich igan has been elected com mander of the United Spanish war veterans at tfielr encamp ment in Denver LAST HOPE FOR AMUNDSEN AND MRIILGONE to FindFlyers on Arctic Island ON BOARD THE SOVIET ICE BREAKER SEDOV IN THE ARCTIC By Wireless to Moscow Sept 12 hope that the heroic explorer Roald Amundsen or the Alesaandri group carried away with the envelope of the wrecked Italian dirigible Italia in 1928 might have taken refuge on the Russian island of FranzJosef laud was dispelled today by the Rus sian scientific expedition on this Ice breaker Professor Schmidt Russian sci entist and geographer announced that no trace had been found in any of the seacoast settlements on the huge island the heroic Norwegian or his companions If Armjndsen or any others who went in search of the Noble expedi tion landed anywhere1 on Franz Josefland they undoubtedly would have made their way to one of two supply depots left by former expedi tions on Cape Flora and Rudolph Islands Both of these points were searched carefully but unhappily we found no trace of the unselfish and Intrepid explorers Roald Amundsen was lost with Commander Guilbaud of the French navy air service while searching for the lost members of the Nobile ex pedition They set out from Norway and suddenly ceased radio communi cation Nothing definite was ever heard of their fate but parts Identified aa belonging to their airplane were picked up off the northwestern coast of Norway Grand Jury Returns Three Indictments on Liquor Violators Three indictments were returned by the grand jury Wednesday af ternoon O W Parker Twentieth street southeast who was arrested some time ago by police for intoxi cation waa indicted on police evi dence on a charge of operating a motor vehicle whileintoxicated The minimum sentence is a fine of not more than 1000 and a year In the penitentiary W D Duvall Charles City was indicted on a charge of maintaining i liquor nuisance Thiswas his third offense police havingtaken him in a raid last May and officers at Charles City having placed charees against him In police court he forfeited a bond under Ordinance 230 The min imum sentence is three years in the penitentiary Henry Fry Meservey in a second offense was indicted on the charge of maintaining a liquor nuisance The minimum sentence in this case Is six months in jail and a fine of THOT TO HAVE EXACTED BRIBES IN RUM DEALS Bootlegger Claims He Was Forced to Pay Thousands T OS ANGELES Sept 12 Two police sergeants and a pa trolman were under arrest nine warrants were waiting to be served and another was being withheld here today as the result of a grand jury investigation of charges that a shakedown ring composed of po lice officers had collected thousands of dollars in bribes from one Los Angeles bootlegger In five years Released oh Bond The Investigation was undertaken 10 days ago by District Attorney Huron Fitts upon information fur nished by J B Westman alias Harry D MacDonald confessed bootlegger and police payoff man Sergeants Harry M Hill and Leonard S Sale and Patrolman Thos B Washburn on the vice de tail were arrested last night Wash burn later was released on bond The three officers were named in indictments returned by the grand jury late yesterday Atleast three other ofSc tirs re indictedflone of NEW p SEES namesvere not understood they would surrender today aiterthey hadfarranged for bond Westman Under Guard Bail bond companies early today prepared bonds by direction of Jnc Fairier who said he was attorney for the wanted officers in the names of Lieut Bob Evans at one time captain in charge of the vice squad Patrolman M HLeduetter and Patrolman Oscar L Peterson Westman was under special guard of two deputy sheriffs In the LosAngeles county jail last night and in armed squad of deputies was thrown about his home in Whitticr Cal during the night after Frank Dewar chief of the sheriffs crimi nal investigation detail had re ceived a report that three men in an automobile armed with machine guns had been seen twice in the downtown district Tho first act of the new chairman of tho republican national committee Claudius H Huston of Chattanooga Tenn was to call on President Hoover retiringchairman Dr Hubert Work of Colorado Huston Is on the right Dr Work on tho left BULLET FIRED INTO ALLMETAL DIRIGIBLE Ship Arrives at Hangar With Valuable Helium Gas Escaping r AKEHURST N X Sept 12 L The metal dirigible ZMC2 being delivered to the navy depart ment from Detroit arrived shortly before noon today with a bullet hole in its main helium gas chamber Capt William Kepner of the army who flew the ship from De troit was unaware that he had been shot at until the ship was safely in the hangar and the bullet hole discovered by a member of the land ing crew The hole was Immediately plugge1 with rags to prevent further loss of the valuable helium until permanent repairs could be made Captain Kepner said that he could not say definitely where the metal ship had been when it was fired upon but from the angje of fire which could be determined by the line between the hole where the Inii let entered and the one where it left he judged that the ship had been close over a mountain 1500000 Shaves to Be Blank Placed on Chicago Exchange TWO Important announcements concerning the Northwest Ban corporation were made Thursday The information was given out at Minneapolisthat the Livestock Na tional bank of Sioux City has af filiated with the Bancorporation The announcement made thru A C Sam president of the Livestock National bank said the affiliation will be accomplished thru exchange of the banks stock for stock in the Northwest Bancorporation The Livestock National was or ganized in 1895 It is capitalized at announcement came POLITICOGANG MURDER PROBED Slaying of Former Precinct Captain in Chicago Puzzles Police CHIpAGO Sept 12 murder with a background of poli ics confronted police today In the death of Charles S Brown 28 year old precinct captain for Alderman Dorsey Crowe of the fortysecond ward Brown dying from four bullet woundsin the headwas pitched into ihe street from a curtailed automo alle as with lights out it purred thru the foaming fifties south side beer battleground last night His hands hadbeen bound behind him with wire and he had been robbed Policeimmediately sought to fit the crime Into the jigsaw puzzle of the past months slayings They saw in Browns death possible reprisal for the slaying Sept 1 of Henry Conners In a gun fight at the C and O cabaret on North Clark street Connors was a precinct captain for Richard E Prendergaat who un successfully opposed Dorsey Crowe for fortysecond ward alderman in the last election The CrowePren dergast campaign was marked by slugglngs fist fights and shootings Connors was active in promoting Prendergasts interests at that time while Brown worked in the ranks of Alderman Crowe 200000 The other from Chicago and confirmed ths news given In the GlobeGazette a few days ago that the Bangorpora tion stock would go on the Chicago Stock exchange An issue of 1500000 shares of the Bancorporation will be listed The combined earnings of underly ing banks whose stocks the corpor ation have purchased amounted to it was announced RADIQlSPTAY ATTRACTS CROWD Doors to Open at 7 OCIock Again Thursday Evening Admission Free The cooperative radio show staged by nine merchants at 2022 East State street was visited by hundreds of persons at its opening Wednesday evening The admission Is free Doors will be opened again at 7 oclock Thursday evening The firms in the show are Peoples Gas and Electric company Montgomery Ward and company CurrieVan iNess company Central Battery and Electric company Sparton Sales and Service Mason City Hardware company L P Courshon company Paul Clement and Mier Wolf and Sons The radios on display included the Silver Karl Bosch Peerless At water Kent Brunswick Airline Plulco Radiola Majestic and Spar tan Beauty Parlor Owner Suffers Burned Hand WHITTEMORE Sept Betty Langerman is suffering from a badly infected hand She is pro prietor of the beauty parlor here and burned the palm of her haw with an electric iron Later infec tion set in British Schneider Cup Flyer Equals Record CALSHOT Eng Sept 12 i Attaining practically the same speed of 3558 miles an hour estab lished as a worlds straightaway I record Tuesday Squadron Leader I Orlebar captrin of the British I Schneider trophy team today equalled his record but failed to net I a new one PERKINSHELD UNDER GUARD Officers Seek to Prevent Further Attempts at Suicide Dowd Perkins Clear Lake youta who Wednesday noon attempted to take his ownlife by slashing wrist with razor blades following a quarrel with his brother in their home at Parkers Orchard is being held under guard at the county jail pending investigation Physicians who attended him de clared that liis condition is not con sidered serious A number of stitches were taken Thursday morn ingin Perkins tongue which it Is believed he tried to cut in tho ide try Guard Placed Over Youth A guard was placed in the cell with Perkins when he was brot to the ja to prevent further self injury on the part of the youth wftc was suffering from extreme loss of blood He was still befogged with liquor The attendant stayed with him thruout the night duringwhich time Perkins slept but little and moaned and tossed on his cot despite his extremely weakened condition What charge will be brot against the young Snan ia not yet known He will be held in jail under guard until his physical condition becomts sufficiently improved to allow in vestigation of his case Perkins had Been drinking all morning it is claimed and had got into an argument with his young brother John The brother said he was crazy drunk and thot the fam ily was all down on him because he had been fined S150 in district court a short time ago for the il legal possession of liquor When the boy rebuked him Perkins threat ened to end it all and caught up shotgun He fired a shot hut it missed him striking the ceiling Perkins dropped to the floor His mother and another brother Raul ins who were sitting in the other room ran to him on tho floor and together with ohn took Ihe shotgun from Perkins He then got up the floor and sneaked into the basement where they found him a rjw mrnutes later plumped on the floor and bleeding profusely He had slashed his wrist with some razor blades The sheriffs office in Mason City was notified and Deputy Sheriff Conn left immediately for the lake Perkins was taken to the countv jail Buried nt Osage OSAGE Sept Reed the three year old daughter of Mr and Mrs Orlie Reetl who died Tues day evening was buried Thursday The Rev E B Frye was in charge Dcjath of Kvale in Fire Termed as Accidental Former Congressman Vol stead Mentioned as Suc cessor to Minnesotan CERGUS FALLS Minn Sept 12 of Congressman O J Kyalc of the seventh Minnesota dis trict was accidental county au thorities said today and no inquest will be held Kvales charred body was found In the ruins of his cottage near Battle Lake Minn early yesterday The cottage had been destroyed by fire which Is believed to have been started by the explosion of a gas oline lamp according to Coroner J G Vigen who investigated Had Been Warned The body of the congressman was brot here last night and funeral services will be held Sunday at his home at Benson Dr I T Kvale of Willmar a son said that his father had suffered from insomnia and probably had taken a sleeping potion before re tiring Tuesday night As a result he probably was in a deep sleep when the lamp exploded and had no chance to escape Dr Kvale said he TURN TO PAGE 2 COLTJMN 4 Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Sept 12 We are the nation that travels 1 fast and think all the other countries are still in a cov ered wagon Well some Eng lishman just went 350 miles an hour in a plane and almost wept be cause it was foggy and misty and he was not able to open it up If you remem ber one come over here and run an automobilefaster than we can even wreck one so when It comes to speed we are not exactly what you would call sitting on top of the world Englishmen live slow and move fast We live fast and move slow Yours WILL ROGERS II DUCE QUITS SEVEN POSTS IN Dictator Remains Premier and Minister of Interior DOME Sept 12 Mus solini Italian dictator today re linquished seven of the eight cabi net posts he holds In the Italian fascist government He remains pre mier and minister of the interior A royal decree announcing the ac tion also contained the notice of re placement of two other ministers those of public in struction and na tional economy The undersecre tary for the inter ior ministry which portfolio tlie Duce retained also was changed in the PREMIER MUS50UNI HAMPTON DOCTOR DIES SUDDENLY Well Known Physician Had Just Returned From Fishing Trip HAMPTON Sept W E Uoxie 60 a practicing physician here for many years died suddenly yesterday afternoon of a heart at tack The doctor had returned in the rooming from a fishing trip and ap parently was in the best of health Immistrv of national education and move which comprised probably the most sweeping reorganization of the fascist government since Its incep tion New Officials Given Fosls The cabinet officials takingthe posts held by Mussolini are Dlno Grancli minister of foreign affairs formerly undersecretary for foreign affairs General DeBono minister for the colonies Gen Pletro Gozzera minister of war formerly undersecretary for war Rear Admiral Gueseppe Slrianl minister of marine formerly under secretary for marine Gen Itago Balbo minister of avi ation formerly undersecretary for marine Mlchele Blanchi minister of pub lic works Gueseppe Bottai minister of corp orations fovnerly undersecretary in I hat ministry Ministry of Education The same royal decree onnouncrl the ministry of public instruction liencefortli will be known as the until his death He is by his wife No rcmeral survived arrange ments have been announced Waterloo Resident Rescued From Stream WATERLOO Sept 12 While walking in her sleep Mrs A Duke jumped from the Mullan avenue bridge here early today ana was rescued 600 feet downstream by firemen Residents along the Cedar river banks heard her screams Shi was taken to a hospital where her condition was said not to he serious Gun Wielder Sought LEMARS Sept 12 ire searching for Thomas McKct trick 28 who last night shot Herb ICoerner 34 thru the wrist follow ing an argument on a downtown street that the ministry of national econo my will be known as the ministry agriculture and forests Prof Deputy Giuliano Balbino will become minister of national TUIJN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN G Russian Airplane Is Ready for Ocean Trip NIKOLAYEVSK ON AMUR Si beria Sept 32 wilU pontoons for her transPacific flight to the United States the airplane Land of the Soviets piloted by the Russian Ace Semyon Shestakov landed at this far Siberian city on the Tartar Straits today The next stop of the all soviet constructed plane on her night from Moscow to New York is at Petropavlovsk I Kamchatka MACDONALD TO LEAVE FOR U S VISIT SEPT 28 Suggestion of Minimum Cruiser Tonnage Is Put Forward BULLETIN LONDON Sept 12 was officially announced at No 10 Downing street lato this aft ernoon tlmt the British prime minister Ramsay INIucDonald would null for the United States on Sept 28 Announcement fol lowed a conference between Mr MncDonnld and Ambassador Dawes There Is every prospect of final agreement between Great Britain and tho United States on naval disarmament it is un derstood here nlthn the usunl reserve Is niainfaincd in British official circles Tho margin of difference between the British and American viewpoints oo naval power is believed to bo very stnnll LONDON Sept 12 mportant developments in Anglo American disarmament negotia tions are expected here within 48 hours according to well informed circles By that time the American reply to Great Britains naval disarma ment proposals will be in Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonalds hands The nature of this reply will largely determine whether the labor leader leayefbr Washington on Sept 28 or whether his visitwin have to he postponed until a much later date Extreme reserve continues to be maintained on this side of the At lantic regarding the AngloAmeri can negotiations Propose Minimum Tonnnge It Is understood however that British proposals postulated a min imum cruiser tonnage of 340OHO tons It is understood that the re action of the American government to these proposals which is ex pected to he outlined in the reply Downing street hopes to receive be foro the weekend will hav import ant bearing on the naval power tls cussiong It is considered in authoritative quarters as extremely unlikely thot Primo Minister MacDonalcl would go to Washington immediately un less agreement in principle had been reached REVISES POSITION WASHINGTON Sept 12 A revision of the American posi tion on disarmament facililating an igreement with Great Britain and bringing such an accord very near i believed to have resulted from R protracted series of conferences be tween President Hoover Secretary TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN4 Proposal to Join With Confederate Veterans Is Delayed PORTLAND Maine Sept Grand Army of the Republic In sixtythird national encampment here today laid on the table the pro posal for a reunion of the soldiers of the north and south AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen 71 I thot o sendin my black taffeta to the heathen after it split in the back but I happened to think the split place wouldnt show if I saved it to be buried in   

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