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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 2, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas L Y Edited for the Home PER COPY HOME ASSORTED PRESS EASEE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA 2 1929 NEWS SUPPLMENTAL SERVICE NO 21 CROSSING CRASH Come Up Monday RESCUED WHEN SHIPS CRAdH Statement Asks Public Not to Believe Him V Guilty WASHINGTON Nov 2 victed of bribery but vigorously asserting Albert B secretary of the interior inthe mg cabinet today rested hla of vindicationupon appeal to higher courts Beyond the Supreme court of tha District of Columbia m which lie wan found briba of frpm Edward L Doheny in return for euesuting the famous lease onthe Elk Hills naval oil reserve lay but two tribuDiils the District of Columbia cpurt of appeals and the Supreme couit of the United States Muses Frst Statement la spite of the fpct that a retrac tion of his appeal wojild bring aaciul suspension of the uts year ntcaob imposad tioou him by Jus a William Hitz lather wiUi a fina c 5100000 tho former cabi net officar went forward purjosv failynitli hn efforts to obtain an ultimata exoneration For the first tima since the oil ancials crm3 to tha attention of Ii9 ration tlia former secretary Iit2ya3tcr3cy a public stale rnrjt UT hi vcisior of tac1 IhayrJ paLclrim rasovvc laasus In this lit said that Itiu itioiiay frori Dobony may have JJawJjimetluKilj1 Ihit ho comraivted committeo tliat fnotfiyf finally ha cnterttl a American people nrtj r him guilty of this danjij 3 of whicti ha proteiitea S1 Has Power of Itaviaxv The next step for the convicletl forrnpr cabinet officer waathcap psal to the court of apnsnls of the District of Lilie aJ i cr tribunals this court is emfjVvI eied to reviETcase lirot to it rot j onlyupon question of involve bulialso upon ihe mariLs of thu evi dence pncl to set aside jury vontints il scej JTit Alltho no ono could foretell what tUejaction of the appeals bo there numerous pro dicljon thct it follow tne comfes it pursued in exposing of tlie appeal of Harry F Sinclair from a thre months jail sentence for con tempt of the senate In this case FOOTBALL SCORES Associated Press Photo Three survivors of tli2 lake steamer Senator which sank when tf collided with tha Mnrnuottc in heavy tog off Fort Wis are clipwn aboard thcMarquette getting hot food after their thev Unit ppeal was certified to tint d States Supreme court with c rejuast for rulings upon hypoUie questions of law baseS upon ase itself Subsequently the me court asked that the entire ba turned over to it for dispo ether or riot this is done Fall if the court of appeals acts ticalT 1 the supr case sitior Wl will adversely carry the case himself to tho supremo court lOWAWEATHEK Fair Saturday night and Sun day warmer In west andcentral portions Saturday night LdCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Warmest Friday 44 Coolest in Uight 20 At 8 A M Saturday 34 Probably no Saturday of the au tumn has been more distinctly Ideal for football than this one from the standpoint of the players at least Thera waa a bright sun a slight breeze and a tang of approaching winter in the air Thats football weather WEEKS FORECAST For upper and lower Missouri valleys and northern and centralgreat plains Mostly fair in southern portion1 but with one or two periods of precipitation in northern portion at beginning and near close of week seasonable temperatures for most part Coalition Now in Posi tion to Remodel Measure WASHINGTON Nov 2 ular republican leaders of the senate passed responsibility for de lay in tariff revision to the demo craticindependent republican coali tion as today brot a resumption of efforts to expedite final action With tha administration group disclaimer wsnta concession thai control of the bill rested the coalition an action regarded as throwing to it similarly the initia tive in arriving upon action to speed debate Both Chairman Smoot of the fi nance committee and Senator Jones of Washington the actinpr republi can leader blamed the democrats and western independent republican senators for the slow progress of the senate in debating the tariff measure The democratic spokesmanon the bill Senator Simmons of North Carolina altho terming President Hoovers request for a final vote in two weeks ridiculous believed that the coalition could go over the schedules then present its conclu sions to the regulars and save time by approving numerous rates with out discussion on the senate floor Informal conferences of republi cans in line with the presidents sug gestion had been unsuccessful in evolving some method of sending the measure to conference with the house by Nov 15 s desired by the chief executive FORMER OFBOFRTJIES William G Lee Nationally Known Labor Leader Suc cumbs in Cleveland CLEVELAND Nov 2 liam G Lee 70 whose colorful leadership of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen brot him national prominence died at his home in Lakewood this morning after a loo Ing battle against cancer Regarded as one of the most con servative of the Big Four railroad brotherhood leaders Lee former president of the brotherhood always believed that there were better ways of getting things done than by going after them In bulldog fashion While not lacking in aggressiveness he was wont to believe that diplomacy would accomplish more than force TURN XO VAGF S COLUMN 6 Wife of Dead Grets PEORIA ni NOV 2 UB Mrs ertruda Dempsey whose husband John died last spring allegedly after drinking poisonous liquor won a judgment of in the United States districtcourt late yesterday from Louis Fels and Walter Neibert Mrs Demosey sued under a feder al law vvhich provides that persons sufferingfinancial loss injury or damage from consuming illegally procured liquor have cause for legal action In her original bill Mrs Dempsey md named besides Fels and Nci aeit Morris Mansfield and Mans fields wife Jessie Action against the Mansfields was dropped by her attorney Mansfield twice freed on mur der charges when the juries dis agreed has been named in six in dictments charging murder He is alleged to have been in the whole sale liquor business and to have Furnished the poisonous liquor to Fels and Neibert which the latter sold to Dempsey Davenport Woman Dcud DAVENPORT Nov 2 John Gerdes 64 is dead as the re sult of injuries suffered last night when she was struck by an auto mobile while crossing the paved road near her home at Linwood Mason City H S Hampton H S Minnesota Indiana Purdue Wisconsin Illinois Northwestern Princeton Notre Dame Georgia Tech Dartmouth Yale 1 Harvard Florida 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final RECEIVER FOR FOSHAY NAMED Properties Worth 20 Million Involved in Crash MINNEAPOLIS Nov 1 ff Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Nov Mr Hoover is becoming a typi cal American president by becoming dis gusted with Uve senate early il his administra tion Distrust of the senate by presidents started with W ash i i 3on who wanted to have em court martlaled Jef WILL KCKlEltS ferson pro posed life imprisonment for em old Andy Jackson aaid To hell with em and got his wish Lincoln said the Lord must have hated em for he made so few of em Roosevelt whittled a big stick and beat on em for six years Taft Suai laughed at em and grew fat They drove Wilson to on early grave Coolidge never let rm know what ho wanted so they never knew how to vote against him And Mr Hoover took era serious thereby making his culy political mistake Yours WILL ROGERS majority of Subsidiaries of the VV B Foshay company which went into receivership hero yesterday was forecast today by Clark R Fletcher member of the law firm which brot the suits ugainst the Foshay inter ests MINNEAPOLIS Nov 2 The task of untangling the affairs of the W B Foshay company of Minne apolis was started today under the direction of areceiver whose aides aegan an inventory of the involved woparties estimated to be worth 520000000 A voluntary petition in bank ruptcy was filed In federal court yesterday against the company which is the holder of public utility industrial banking and real estate properties scattered over the North American continent Chapman Receiver Joseph Chapman Minneapolis banker and merchant who was lamed receiver by the federal court eft late yesterday for Phoenix Ariz to attend the funeral of his brother He expects to return late next week In the meantime routine opera ions of the company will be carried on by executives at the Minneapolis headquarters under supervision of the court Before Chapman left he organized a staff to appraise the Foshay holdings In 30 states and in Alaska Canada and Central Ameri ca The most pressing of the tasks in volved was the saving of two Min TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 3 OTHER GAMES FIRST PERIOD Cos 0 St LoulG 0 Kansm 6 Nebraska 0 Missouri 6 Kansas Aggies 0 SECOND PERIOD Georgetown 7 New York 0 Pittsburgh 11 Ohio State 2 Columbia 6 Cornell 0 Navy 2j Penn 7 Army 0 South Dakota 0 5IOWANS DEAD IN ACCIDENTS Fort Dodge Farmer Is Hunt ing Victim Girl Struck by Car By ASSOCIATED PRESS Five prsons died Friday in Iowa as a pf accidents of vari ous natures and a sixth was nsar death in a hospital from bullet wounds received in a quarrel Another person is believed to haVo committed suicide The dead are Ann Davis 8 Sioux City struck down by auto Hallie Murray 40 farmer aear Fort Dodgehunting victim Corbett Brooks Sioux City Sato struck by train W L Goodwin 69 night watch man Muscatine struck by train Football Injuries Fatal Woodrow Marvin Taylor 16 At lantic died of football injuries Mrs Fred Christ 59 Cresco found hanging in woodshed The wounded man is George Wil son 50 Washington Iowa who is said to have been shot by his fa TURN TO PACK 8 COLUMN 2 THIRD PERIOD Pitt 11 Ohio State 2 SLAYER RELATES MORTAL BATTLE Hamilton Insists College Youth Tried to Kill Him WEATHERFORD Tex Nov 2 a quavering voice H H Hamilton testified in his murder trial here today that his soninJaw Tom Walton Jr 21 was slain last May 4 in Hamiltons AmariUo law office in a mortal battle over a 44 caliber pistol Hamilton said he was in his office when Walton entered Walking to the door of the reception room he said he saw Walton husband of hs 17 year old daughter Theresa standing there with his hand In his right coat pocket He moved his right hand and I immediately grabbed for my pistol Hamilton said Hamilton had testi fied he bought a pistol from his law partner Harry G H end ricks April 24 and carried it all the time be cause he feared for his life When I grabbed for the gun he made a dash toward me the for mer member of the Texas supreme court commission of appeals told the jury I pulled the gun out and he jerked It out of my hand and I caught hold of It and It was dis charged right over my shoulder From that time until Tom Walton fell to the floor there was a mortal battle over that pisol He was doing cveryhlng to shoot me and I was doing everything to shoot him Hamilton did not say he had the pistol in his hands when the four shots which struck Walton ware fired LEADER DIES Effort to Get Bingham to Apologize Is Useless VyASHINGTON Nov 2 VV Consenting to defer considera tion of the resolution of censure for Senator Bingham republican Con necticut today Senator Norrls of Nebraska gave notice that he would demand a vote on it Monday Senator Fess of Ohio republican whip announced he would be ready for a vote on Monday and the sen ate Is expected to go on record then The resolution is privileged and can be brot up any time Senator Norris informed the sen ate that several members were forced to be absent today and had requested that he postpone the vote Predict Adoption In the face of predictions from his friends that the resolution of censure would be adopted by the senate if brot to a vote Bingham declined to moderate his criticism of the Caraway lobby investigating committee which went thoroly into the case or to make any manner of apology for his relationship with the manufacturers organiza tion beyond his previous as sertion that possibly be had madeajnlstake J chairman of the judiciary committee appointed the Caraway group took exception to the statement that it had been framed against the administra tion and introduced his resolution of censure which would put the senate on record as saying that Binghams action was contrary to jood morals and senatorial ethics ind tended to bring the senate into dishonor and disrepute Conduct Condemned The resolution declares also that such conduct is con demned Efforts were foreseen to change the language of the measure in such fashion as to moderate the re DUke A suggestion as made that he word disapproved be substi uted for condemned William G Lee former presi dent of the Brotherhood of Rail way trainmen nationally known labor leader who died at his home in Cleveland Saturday morning TRAIN SCATTERS BODIES FOR WAVELENGTHS ARE CHANGED WSUI Kilocycles Raised and Will Share Time With Waterloo IOWA SOLON TO TELL JURY OF LIQUOR PARTIES Brooktiart Summoned by Rover to Give Infor mation Judge Considering Plea of Actress to Annul Her Marriage CHICAGO Nov 2 Irene Bordoni actress should have her 11 year old marriage annulled was taken under advisement by Judge Charles A Williams today after the actress appeared as her only witness in her annulment suit When not on the stage Miss Bor donis name is Mrs Edward Ray mond Goetz wife of a New York play producer whom she married Oct 21 1918 She contends her marriage was Illegal because her husband had been divorced only five months earlier altho the Illinois law then required a year between divorce and matrimony WASHINGTON Nov 2 The radio commission today shifted frequencies of 11 stations in the fourth zone which comprises the states of the upper Mississippi val ley in order to clear up interfer ence and to improve reception Station WSUI at Iowa City was changed from 580 kilocycles to 600 kilocycles and will share time with WMT at Waterloo W M T was changed from 1200 kilocycles and given a power of 250 watts the maximum for its present equip ment Station WDAF at Kanas City was given its present frequency with full time It previously had shared time with WOQ at Kan sas City a Station WCFL at Chicago which has been operating under limited time of 940 kilocycles has been changed to a regional station with full time on 1280 kilocycles Its power will be 1500 during the day and 1000 watts after sunset Stations were granted a 30 day license on their present frequencies but will receive licenses for the new frequencies Nov 30 which will be I good for the remaining 60 days of the licensing period ASHINGTON ator Brookhart r ep u bll can Iowa was under subpoena today to carry before a federal grand jury charges he made from the floor of the senate regarding liquor condi tions in the District of Columbia United States Attorney Leo A Rover had previously invited the senator to appear of his own voll ion but after his suggestion had jeen ignored the subpoena was is sued requiring Brookhart to appear next Wednesday In particular Rover wants to get before the grand jury Brookharts story of a party which he told the senate was held several years ago u honor of new members of thn congress Liquor he asserted was served At that time he expressed a de sire for action by a grand jury and he hope that it might take place jefore December as otherwise the of limitations would prevent irosecution Brookhart has also made other statements concerning liquor and rime conditions in Washington which Rover wishes to lay before the grand jury FEET ON TRACK Dead Were All Members of Same Indiana Family ULKHART Ind Nov 2 trainautomobile accident cost the lives of nine members of the same family at Osceola Ind six miles west of here last night and a tenth was critically injured The dead are John 50 and Mrs Flatt 47 both of Newcastle Ind Their daughter Mary Flatt 17 Dewey Brennan 23 and Mrs Brennan 20 both of Newcastle son nlaw and daughter of Mrs Flatt Three Brennan children Virgle 5 Florence 3 and Robert 10 months Richard Vaughn 1 months son of Ray Vaughn Osceola Ind and grandson of Mrs Flatt A daughter of Ray Vaughn 4 ro eived a fractured skull and head aceratlons and was in a critical ondition in a Mishawaka Ind hos pital Two school girls the only witness is said altho the crossing bell waa inging and they screamed a warn ng at the driver he drove hia car directly in front of the westbound York Central passenger train The bodies were strewn along the right of way for 100 feet Ray Vaughn running to the scene rom a nearby grocery store a 2 year old son lit his arms atumblea over the body ol his mother lying in the grass along tne rails The family had been visiting at Vaughns home ANDREWTARDIEU FORMS CABINET Briand and Cheron Thot to Be Members of New Group PARIS Nov 2 Tar dieu succeeded today in forming a new French ministry ending the cabinet crisis brot on by the over throw of the Briand government Oct 22 M Tardieu did not make public the list of his cabinet but it is understood that former Premier Briand former Minister of Fi nances Henri Cheron and Louis Loucheur Andre Maginot and LaurentEynac of the preceding government will probably have posts Tardieu was minister of the in terior In the overthrown cabinet NEBRASKA IS FOUND GUILTY fee House Employe Sen tenced to Life for Killing Youngr Wife NORTH PLATTE Neb Nov 2 St Clair 22 ice house employe who killed his young wife Sept 28 was found guilty of first degree murder and a penalty of life mprisonmentwas fixed by a jury in district court today Four days after his wife disap jeared on Sept 28 St Clair con essed to Sheriff A J Salisbury that le had strangled her to death and juried her body in the sand hills 23 miles north of here She was 18 and an expectant mother St Clair first told that he would ose his job Nov 1 and did not know low he would support his wife ater he said he had tired of her nd at the trial he testified he tilled her becaue he thot he would be sending her to heaven Flying Instructor and Student Killed COLORADO SPRINGS Colo Mov 2 Peterson fly ing instructor for Pikes Peak Air Commerce Inc and Lamont S Stoltenberg student flyer were tilled today In a crash near Grain field Kans according to tele graphic information reaching here 3oth men took off this morningr for Louis Grinnell College to Share in Estate of Late Senator Burton CLEVELAND Ohio Nov 2 late Senator Theodore E at Continental Ohio on r charge Burtons will disposing of an es of driving a mortgaged car out of j tale estimated at was filed Man Arrested on Driving Mortgaged Car Charges Authorities from Continental Ohio came to Mason City Saturday to get John Metzler who is the state of Ohio Metzler was ar rested Friday afternoon by local police soon after word was re ceived here that he wanted at Continental there by tho chief of police in probate crfiirt here today Re quests included to Grinnell college which he once attended Frank Burton of Das Moines i nephew is one of 14 nephews and nieces who will share in the estate AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen I try to bear whats sent but sometimes when Ive done a hard days washin I just set an look at Pas bald head ashinin an pray for strenth