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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 19, 1929, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY e o m E EDITION VOL CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE BERVICB MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 19 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 297 NEW RIFT SEEN IN NAVAL PLANS WHO STARTED RUMOR OF HIS ARREST BR1TT BANK RECEIVER ASKS MNARYHAUGEN BILL MAY BOB UPAGAINHIRTH Predicts F a r m e r s Will Disregard Party Lines Next Election DES MOINES Sept 19 liam Hirth of Columbia Mo president of the Missouri Farm clubs today predicted that during the next year or the old Mc NaryHaugen bill will be dug up again A speaker before the Farmers Union national convention here ie declared that if the administration does not meetthe matter fairly and squarely the farm question will again become a burning issue in the next presidential if that contest is free from foolish questions of religion and prohibition every court In the county and no 1 vheu we see what happens record could be found of anyones Cab Wriver Sees Two Chicago Men Kidnaped BRITT Sept the workof some practical Joker or whether someone is deliberately en deavoring to cause him trouble Phil Hartman receiver of the defunct Britt bank doesnt know but anyr way hes getting tired of explaining to bis friends that he didnt shoot a large number of ducksand pheas ants out of season as reports have had him doing Mr Hartman lays no claim to such markmahship Stories have dome to was even asked about it by the that he had been fined 52000 after being caught by a game warden with ducks and pheasants varying in number from 25 to 100 This Mr Hartman vehemently de nies and with the aid of the county attorney and sheriff here checked May Break Party Lines My own belief is that the day is not far distant when the farmers of the great corn wheat and cotton states will1trample party lines un derfoot and ifthey should have the good sense to do thisthey will compel theso called industrial east1 to eat but of the hollow of their hands Hirth said lie believes a certain substantial good would come out of the socalled farm relief bill does notgo to the root ofthe great surplus problem which mustbe solved if agriculture V isto T ti He lof criticism to laving been fined for a violation of he game Jaws I was not greatly about it until the reports began to ucrease says the bank receiver but with my friends continually asking me about it Ithot1 should make some inquiry This has availed me nothing and I have no idea of how the rumor started areno eagles hv He criticized business men of Iowa for taking a luke warm ntti tude toward farm relief asserting that the plight of agriculture has TURN TO PAGE 13 COLUMN 4 ROGERS JURY IS DEADLOCKED Foreman Reports Too Many Opinions on Guilt of Bank Robber NEW BRAUNFELS Texas Sept 19 The jury in the Rebecca Bradley Rogera bank robbery case reported today to Judge John Wat son ft was deadlocked The jurist sent the 12 men back to their room for further deliberation Egon Roessing foreman of the jury told the judge that each juror had a different opinion regarding the former University of Texas co eds guilt and requested that the jury bedischarged Mrs Rogers charged with rob bing the Farmers National bank of Buda Texas of pleaded insanity 1000 in 1926 Weath IOWA WEATHER Showers probable Thursday night and Friday warmer In extreme south portion Thurs day night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Warmest Wednesday 50 Coolest In Night41 At 8 A M Thursday The arrival of clouds on the scene Wednesday night was one factor in fluential In preventing a drop of the mercury to depths such as were reached the previous night The rainlmumof 41 was 12 degrees high er than that of Tuesday night and safely above the frost level The little wind that there was Thursday morning was out of the south Clouds still obscured the sun RAIN PUTS END TO BLAZE BUT WRECKSTRACKS Storms Remove Danger of Western Forest Fires LOSANGELES Sept 19 Rain and storms which quenched four major fires Including the dia asterous Ventura county conflagration has washed out rail road tracks and stalled passenger trainsto day The efforts of fire fighters to quell the blaze which blackened 25 000 acres of Venturacounty water shed destroyed 126 oil derricks five school houses and scores of homes concerned were successful when the storni SAYS wrapped a heavy blanket of mois ture over the countryside 250 Persons Homeless large section of the Ventura and Ojol became a sodden mass of wet ash and steaming embers Of 2500 men at one time mustered to battle the flames 200 remained to guard the smoldering remnants Two hundred and fifty persons chiefly oil workers and their fam ilies were homeless Three other brush and range fires which had assumed major propor tionsone in San Diego county and In county were ON Captain Says No Warn ing Was Issued By Coastguard TTALIFAX N S Sept 19 n Charges that a United States coastguard cutter shelled the Ca nadian motorship Shawnee 26 miles off New York were made by her master Capt John Me Leod today The Shawnee arrived here with shell holes in her port quarter and part of her rail carried away Captain McLeod declared his in tention of filing a formal protest with the Dominion government He said his vessel enroute from Bermuda in ballast was off New York Friday when the United States coastguard cutter 145 came up without lights Four trains fwera maroon pprarJly by washouts on erri Pacific railway line between Niland and Mecca In Imperial val ley Torrents of water rushed from the Chocolate mountains tearing up ties rails and ballasted roadbed and carried away culverts Two of the stalled trains were Chicago bound from Los Angeles The third was westbound to Los Angeles Train Is Stalled At Jacumba In the San Diego mountains a San Diego and Arizona railroad train was stalled Tuesday night in the beginning of the gen eral storm which forced Russell Hall Pickwick LatinAmerican air ways pilot to land wrecking his plane and fatally injuring himself Hall whose home was in Glendale Cal died of a fractured skull in TSl Centro hospital His passenger was not seriously hurt and shots without at tne warning fired five Shawnee After the firing McLeod said the cutter hailed him asking the iden tity of the ship The cutter then signaled for the guard ship Gresham torelieve the 145 the captain said The Gresham remained with the Shawnee until about noon Saturday when another coastguard vessel relieved her The Shawnee increased her speed and outdistanced the patrol craft Marine records show that the Shawnee cleared from Bermuda Aug 5 for St Pierre Listed asRum Runner WASHINGTON Sept 19 Coastguard headquarters announced today that a coastguard patrol boat fired on the Canadian motor ship Shawnee listed In its records as a rum runner off Ambrose Light off New York harbor on the night of Sept 11 after the vessel failed to stop A brief statement issued by the coastguard said the vessel was run ning without lights and appeared to be an American craft There was no name on the stern to identify her according to the coastguard but as the vessel proceeded after her offi cers refused to identify her the name of Shawnee was made out on her bow In the chase the coastguard pa trol boat at first held the Shawnee in the beam of her searchlight and repeatedly blew whistles for the Canadian craft to stop according to the headquarters statement The patrol boat then fired three blank warning shots without bringing the Shawnee to a halt and followed with two sheila after which the vessel j stopped AFTER 81 YEARS Arraignment of Iowa Marshal Is Postponed PRINCETON Mo Sept The arraignment of Pete Hartley Linevilfe Iowa marshal held In connection with the shooting of Gar eld Hubbard at Davis City Iowa was indefinitelv nnatooned day yester TWO EASTERN BANKS TO MERGE National City and Corn Ex change to Be one of Larg est Institutions NEW YORK Sept 19 L1VDi rectors of the National City bank the largest bank in America and the Corn Exchange Bank Trust company which operates the most extensive branch banking system In New York City have agreed to merge the two institutions subject to approval of stockholders it was announced today This consolidation would give the National City more than 100 branches in the metropolitan area of New York The Corn Exchange system comprises more than 60 Total resources of tha Corn Ex change are approximately 000 and those of National City ex ceed National City is now closely approached by the Guaranty Trust company in point of total resources but this merger would put it well in the lead once flooratthe Chicago board at jtrade trading1 in stock Issues was carried on for the first time In the history of the 81year old board Financial historywttairiaJeastradersfrom oil parts of the country gathered at Chicago opening SENATE CHIEFS GIRD FOR FIRST TEST ON TARIFF iVatson Lines Up Forces For Showdown Against Opposition 1TASHINGTON Sept 19 V Senate republicans were called o get together today for a party owwow on the tariff as a show approaches on the first of the iany controversial items in this ontroversial bill Senator Watson of Indiana the epublican leader called the party athering with a view to sounding ut his strength in the approaching ontests and with an eye to lining p his forces for the more immed ate the flexible provisions m the tariff act Two Splltups Already Two splitups in tho republican this week on the tariff are giving some concern to the majority eaders The republican Independent group headed by Senators Borah of Idaho and Norris of Nebraska has been counted out of the party fold for time so far as any votes on he tariff bill are concerned Now the new split involving senators fromthe far northwestern states is giving worry order to hold a majority against a combination of democrats aridTSef FIVE WORKMEN ARE RESCUED Painters Overcome by Gas Fumes in Compartment in U S Dock KEOKUK Sept 19 efforts of rescuers today averted a tragedy when five painters were overcome by gas fumes while work ing In an underwater compartment n the lower gate of the United States gavernment locks here the gas caused temporary insan ity and the men refused to como out of the chamber altho they were aule to move aixut They were re moved by rescuers at a m after having withstood the fumes for two hours Physicians feared pneumonia might result The only entrance to the cham ber was thru a 32 foot tube The floor of the compartment is 14 feet below the water line The men are John Happs Earl Talley Henry Hoyer Carl Lows und Arthur Wooster KING ALBERT VISITS ITALY Talk Revived of Crown Prince Umbertos Be trothal BRUSSELS Belgium Sept 19 sudden departure of King Albert for Italy today has revivnd rumors that tue visit Is connected with the possibility ol the betrothal CHIEFS CHOOSE COUNCIL BLUFFS E C Lane Named President of Iowa Chiefs of Police for New Year Sept 19 1930 convention of the Iowa association of chiefs of police was awarded to Council Bluffs at the closing sessions today Burlington Oelwein and Storm Lake also re quested tne ganierlng Chief E C Lane of Council Bluffs was elected presrrent Harry Lewi of Sioux City Chief J W Giellls uf Dubuque Chief A H Albers of Des Moines and Chief W A Benesch o Cedar Rapids vice president and B Burke Dubuqut reelected sec retarytreasurer for the thirteenth year Trustees named were W A Ben esch T A Burke Council Bluffs and E B Bitterly Waterloo More than 350 members tended the final sessions at Donates Library OSAGE Sept W S Os home has given 100 medical book from his library to the State His torical society at Des Moines Som of them were first editions of Crown Prince Umberto Josa of Italy of Bel Northcott Is Granted Stay of Execution LOS ANGELES Sept 19 The state supreme court has granted Gordon Stewart Northcott con demned boy slayer 20 days in which to file briefs in support of bis ap peal from his sentence to be hanged It also granted the attorney general 30 days in which to file briefs opposing the appeal Northcott was convicted at River side Cal last January or slaying three boys on his Wineville CaL chicken ranch He was sentenced to be hanged in April but the execu tion was automatically delayed by the filing of his appeal Northcott Is in San Qucntin pri and Princess Marie glum It was announced that durinj the 30 days stay in Italy King Albert will have an interview with the royal family and despite the reti cense of court officials it is con sidered certain nowthat the visit Is connected with the jnatrimoniil project which has been talked of for some years past It is even expected that the en gagement of the prince and Belgian princess will be announced officially this autumn and that the marriage will be given a gorgeous staging in Rome Poor Economics PROVIDENCE R I Sept 19 steal three cans of baked beans valued at 45 cents Joseph Bastille 34 broke a plateglass window He is being held under son awaiting action on his appeal I bond for the grand jury Will Rogers CLAKEMORE Sept to the old home state The gov ernor had just made me colonel on his staff and I come home to put out a mint bed The state never looked better and poli tics never looked worse which is as it should be Just missed by one day a reunion of the writers of our state const i t u 11 o n which was celebrating its twenty second birthday and beautiful tribute was paid there to my father who was the oldest mem ber of the constitution founders If Oklahoma does in the next 22 years what we have in the last why New York will be our park ing space Chicago our arsenal New Orleans our amusement center and Los Angeles segre gated for Elk and Shrine conven tions Yours WILL ROGERS 2 Are Out of Auto Fear Murder olice Believe Two Victims Given Ganglands Death Sentence pHICAGO Sept 19 kidnaping that boded double murder started the stew of Chicago gang outlawry boiling ngaln today Two men drying on South Park jvay near Fortysecond street last night were abducted by four men Squawkers and stool pigeons vere epithets the abductors used as hey yanked their victims from a sedan and loaded them into a tour ing car Cab Driver Saw Kidnapers The automobile drove away before a cab driver who witnessed the kid naping could notify police There was little doubt in the mind of Dep uty Police Commissioner John Stege that the twomen had been taken for a ride and killed The cab driver who begged police to withhold his name drew along side the two cars while the abduc tion was going on He thot there had been an accident and went to of fer assistance He said the driver of the abductors car had a sawed off shotgun across his knee He told me to get out or Id get it too the cab driver said Heard Conversation He overheard one of the kidnapers address the men in the sedan say tn Come out of theroj stoo republicn regulars cannot afford to lose the support of the far north western group Including Senators Jones of Washington McNary and Steiwer of Oregon and Johnson of California Wants Higher Kates This group is contending for liigher tariff rates on some com modities particularly on lumber and shingles whereas the republican in dependent faction is against any tariff increases except on agricul tural products Tho main concern of the leaders apparently is to get speedy action They want the bill out of the way Before the regular session opens in December They wnnt it out of tho realm of discussion before the bien nial primaries open next spring Meanwhile the senate in its de late over the administrative provis ons of the bill still had before it oday the resolution of Senator Mc Master republican South Dakota calling upon the tariff commission o make available its information 10 tho senate whenever requested BUFFALOPLANE GOING STRONG Flyers Out to Beat Record of St Louis Robin Been Up Eight Days BUFFALO N Y Sept 19 Unless the pilots of the big mono plane Buffalo Evening News seeking a worlds refueling endur ance flight record can repair tue broken stabilizer wire which threat ened to end the flight yesterday Dale Dryer chief mechanician of the venture will undertake the job himself today Yesterday as Dryer was about to go aloft in an open cockpit Waco biplane Jack Little and Merle A Moltrup messaged that Little working from inside the fuselage had repaired the brace wire tem porarily It became known today however that the makeshift would render flying extremely hazardous in heavy weather If Dryer goes up today he will descend to the news from the re fueling plane at a height of from 5000 to 10000 feet by an 80 foot rope ladder Dont worry we wont quit was Iho word sent down by the pi lots of the StlnsonDetroiter tlla morning They will have been in the air just eight days at E D T this afternoon with 229 hours to go in order to beat the record estab lished by Dale Jackson and Forest OBrien in the St Louis Robin PARIS FEARFUL OF MOTIVES IN SLASH IN NAVIES Believe Power of Britain Would Be Strengthened In Europe DARIS Sept 19 ap prehension regarding the char acter of the prospective Anglo American naval accord is to such an extent as to constitute a real threat to the complete sue cess not only of the preliminary agreement between the United States and Great Britain but of tha larger issue of a general move for reduction of armament French fears voiced on publls platforms In the press and byaur thoritatlve circles are echoed frdm other parts of the continent chiefly Geneva From Germany has comV full hearted approval of the of affairs regarding armaments but French spokesmen intimate lesseV continental powers share concern re gardlng developments which it vis eared might be beneficial to former nemy nationsof the World war or which would by means of a far reaching AngloAmerican political entente strengthen British political rawer In Europe and other parts of he world at the expense of legiti mate French development as a great world power Arc Watching Closely French observers are watching Ygu squiwk any As the first man was yanked from the sedan one of the kldrian ers slugged him over the head witl a pistol butt Both victims were pushed Into waiting touring car which sped away Geneva 03 closely as London and Washington for moves likely to work out unfavorably lori France One ia seenj Sin CecllSjpro Liquor Valued at Is Found in Cottage Federal Officers Uncover Rum Ring Dealing in Im ported Intoxicants BRUNSWICK More than Maine Sept 10 3000 quarts of choica liquors valued at 535000 which officials said were Imported for distribution in New York Ni agara Falls and Pittsburgh today reposed behind steej doors in the Brunswick jail while authorities sought to uncover further ramifica tions of a rum ring believed to have operated from this section all sum er George B Alberts alias Brittan and Barnes of Calais was arrested after officers said he admitted he was caretaker of a cottage at Gun Point 10 miles from here where the liquor was found last night Seth May of Auburn federal pro hibition administrator said he be lieved another large cache seized n Booth bay harbor two weeks ago lad been part of a shipment distrib uted from the Gun Point cottage Evidence taken In the raid includ ed letters and telegrams from per sons in eastern cities ordering liquor shipments The raiding officers learned that rum boats apparently had operated directly off the Gun Point coast hruout the summer Inhabitants of the section told of darkened craft sending out flare signals which were answered from the shore In addition to the liquor and the correspondence the officers found in the cottage pistols and a rifle with a silencer that the question of trained army reserves always a delicate point 011 the continent must ba ultimately considered in the general disarma ment scheme In forceful language tha news paper Temps renowned for studied and authoritative comment asks ex actly what America and Britain are driving at in the proposed naval ac cord The disarmament situation is de veloping in confusion says the news paper and the labor government in tends giving on entirely different character to the general foreign pol icy of Great Britain Similar alarm was expressed by the newspaper Llntransigeant which characterized Lord Robert Cecils move at Geneva to reopen TURN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 5 Meet at Denmark DENMARK Sept 19 Denmark association of Congrega tional churches and ministers has been In session here this week with 19 churches represented The Rev T Edward Willis of Oitumwa Is rn tiring moderator Iowa Students to Take Fealty Oath Sept 24 on Old Capitol Stairs IOWA CITY Sept tra ditional oath of fealty to the Uni versity of 5owa will be sworn by faculty students and administra tive staff members at the ninth an nual induction ceremonies Sept 2t Official announcement Monday declared that the program lasting about 20 minues will no featured by President Walter A Jessupa short address and theadministering of the oath The affair formally ushers in work of the first semester of 192930 since no university act ivity in office or classroom Is per mitted to begin until after the cere mony Sceneof the induction ceremony be the west approach to Old Capitol The attendance ia expected to total more than 5000 Des Moines to Welcome 45 Planes on Big Tour DES MOINES Sept 10 Civic organizations here are prepar ing a welcome for 45 planes in the national air tour which is sched uled to visit Des Moines Oct 17 The group will stop at Cedar Rapids tha following day according to Its it inerary The planes will come to Des Moines from St Louis and will re main here overnight After visiting St Louis they will go to St Paul Minn Among the pilots expected to par ticipate are Amelia Earhart George Haldeman and Capt Frank Hawks The latter who Is holder of the non stop transcontinental speed records in both directions will be referee AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Pa thot she was a real widow just concealin her grief but a woman aint hidin a broken heart when shes showin everthing else shes got r   

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