Monday, November 4, 1929

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 4, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE HOME SENATE CITY IOWA MQNDAYNOVEMBER 4 1929 BINGHAM WILL OFFER BIGGEST ELECTION FIGHT Ant iS mi t h Democrats Join in Supporting GOPEntry By JAMES L WEST Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON NOV 4 0 radio political campaigns over e country came to an end today with last minute appeals to the doubtful among votersof a dozen states from Massachusetts to Cali fornia and from Michigan to Vir ginia From the largest cities down to the smallest precincts the leaders were perfecting more or less elab orate arrangements for getting out the votes tomorrow but the cam paign in some places notably th old dominion had been of such character as to require little urging that thevoter seek the nearest poll ing places Faces Severe Test With the democratic political ma chine in Virginia facing the severest test it probably has yet met an un xisually heavy vote is expected in that state which alone elects a gov ernor Until a combination of antiSmith democrats and republicans threw the state into the republican column just a year ago political contests there were decided in the democratic primary Consequently this is the real general election fight for state officers within several srener LX aHons The vote tomorrows is expected to n an indication ofwhether kg is to be counted aa still a Jjjmocratic state or 13 to join he array of doubtful common wealths wherein both great political parties wage unceasing warfare dur ing national campaigns Joined With Republicans Under the leadership of Bishop James Cannon Jr of the Methodist Episcopal church south the anti Smith democrats have joined with the republicans in supporting Wil liam Moseley Brown for the gover norship against John Garland Pol lard candidate of the regular demo cratic organization at the head of TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 1 Winners in Audition Contest to Be Made Known in Short Time DES MOINES Nov 4 herb in the third AtwaterKent na tioqal radio audition contest for lowja which was held last night over WHO are to be announced as soon as the 10 judges who lis tened to the contestants over the radio from their respective homes send in their votes Ten men anc 10 girls competed Two winners in each class will be selected for coin petition in thenational contest Mother Will Rogers Says BEVERLY HILLS Nov Out here somewhere prowling around is the assistant secretary of the nav3 for aviation He was a naval aco of our ate war Just think of appointing a man that knew a o me thin g about the buai j ness he was ap pointed to I WILL ROGERS senatorial investigation Knocking good politicians out of a job like that When he landed out here 115 planes took off from one airplane carrier at in tervals of 10 seconds each But mind you it takes many armed ships to protect this ship while these planes are taking off Peace is like a beautiful woman Its wonderful but has been known to bear watching Ho when we are having tea with Ramsay lets hokl a rowboat at least Yours WILL ROGERS Poisoning of Her Four Children THREE OF A KIND AT ORCHARD Mfe2 IOWA WEATHER Fair Monday night and Tuesday Klslng temperatures Tuesday and In west portion Monday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Warmest Sunday 43 CooJest in Night 29 At 8 A M Monday 31 Trace of Snow Sunday Figures for like period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Warmest Friday 55 Coolest in Night 39 The wind was In the northwest Monday morning which is another of saying It was chilly For a brief time Sunday that northwest wind bore a cargo of sleety snow And from appearances Monday there might be more where that came from CLERK BATTLES WITH BANDIT IN ATHLETIC CLUB Drunken Robber Holds Up Worker Seeking Combination to Safe VHICAGO Nov 4 two seconds yesterday Thomas Kel ey desk clerk at the Illinois ath etic club faced death a repeating shotgun pressed against his heart and the unsteady finger of a drunken robber toying with the trigger A few minutes later the robber fled perhaps mortally wounded amid a fussilade of shots into down own Michigan boulevard and tried o escape in a taxicab driven by aa alleged accomplice Both Are Arrested Both were arrested after a wild wo mile chase Kelly was menaced when the obber Thomas Gavin insisted that ho open the safe the combination f which he did not know Ill give you just three seconds to open it Gavin said placing the muzzle of his weapon against Kel leys chest One That was as far as he got Kelly seized the guns barrel Together he and Gavin rolled on the lobby floor each desperate for possession of the Gavin looked up Jensen an elevator operatorwith a re volver poised to fire trying to get aim so he would not harm Kelly Chase Cab Thru loon Gavin leaped up and fled Five shots were fired One struckhim in the back He jumped into a taxi cab closely pursued by George B Thompson a former alderman MERCY SLAYER GOES ON TRIAL Son Killed His Mother to End Her Suffer France JJoi Corbett was ac quitted by a jury today of the charge of murderinghis invalid mother lust May DRAGUIGNAN Var France Nov 4 year old Richard Corbet of EnglishFrench lineage went on trial today on murder riarges growing out of the mercy killing of his invalid mother Corbett refusinga lawyer de cided to plead his own case altho he professes now that he has put hifi mother out of pain he is not in terested in the outcome Corbetts father was an English banker who settled on the Riviera 40 years ago and married a French girl dying 10 years ago Three years ago his widow began to suffer from cancer and their son acted as her nurse He saw her pain increase and when last May he was told there was no hope he shot his mother after kissing her and then shot himself He was taken to a hospital and revived Thompson picked up a policeman and chased the cab at a dizzy pace thru the loop to the west side where the cab was forced to the Gavin and the driver Edward Du Presne 45 were seized Gavin was taken to ahospital where doctors gavehim little chance to live BrookharttoTell All About Wall Street Rum Parties WASHINGTON Nov 4 ator Brookhart republican Iowa who is taking a leading part in the ontroversy over prohibition en orcement in Washington an lounced in the senate today he pro osed tomorrow to speak on the ubject of enforcement in general and Wall street booze parties In articular The lowan has been subpoenaed to ell a federal grand jury about B inner party here he attended given y an out of town man for new nembers of congress at which Srookhart said liquor was served 3 BEAT GUARD ESCAPE JAIL One of Ohio Fugitives Cap tured After Sawing Way Out COLUMBUS Ohio Three prisoner tarty today cut their way thru a cell block serious ly beat a guard and escaped over the walls of thestate penitentiarv amid ahail of bullets The vere Guy Tennent sentenced from Cleveland to 25 years for burglary and Arthur Brooker of Findlay and VUHam Miller of Ironton serving terms for robbery All three were second termers Shot in the right leg Brooker was captured In a building across the street fro mthe prison shortly after 7 oclock Warden Preston E Thom as said the trio cut a hole thru a concrete steel inforced roof over a cell block and crept about 75 feet down the wall where they surprised I andbeat A R Montgomery on duty in a guard tower Montgomery said the prisoners beat him and fled with a sawed off shotgun and a revolver They dropped a rope over the wall and de scended as another guard ran to Montgomerys aid The second guard emptied a girh at the fleeing trio and they returned the fire but no one was hit The warden said that the escaped men probably obtained their tools to cut thru the cell block from the various shona within the walls He said none of the 3500 other prisoners attempt ed to join in the escape Triplets Are Calm When GlobeGazette Camera Is Snappet ORCHARD Nov born twins are considered pron lems In Identification consider the the Mrs Leon Clark who became the moth er of three babies all of practically the same size the same color hal and the same facial resemblance here Thursday evening at about 6 oclock The triplets two girls and a boy ill weigh within a fourth of a pounc of each other One of the girls and he boy weigh five pounds each and the other girl weighs five and a quarter pounds Their hair is silky rown and each one evidently has endenoies toward brown eyes Names Are Problem When interviewed by a represen ative of the GlobeGazette Mrs i arkstated that names for the lat st arrivals had not been definitely elected but that she personally fav red Doris Dorothy and Donald as itting cognomens for the trio Mr Clark whose demeanor of roudness was mingled somewhat vith surprise at this deluge of ba ies was not questioned as to his hoice of names The babies make a total of eight hildren for Mr and Mrs Clark Vilda the oldest daughter is a stu ent in Osage high school a pair t twins Ruth and Robert 10 are In ie School for Deaf at Council Bluffs Eugene 6 is taking a turn at school and Mildred 4 is contem platingbeing a great help to her mother in caring for the new broth er and sisters Objects to Photographer Altho Mrs Clark had previously given birth to twinsthere is no great tendency toward this in eith er the family of Mr Clark or Mrs Clark according to members of the family waa it not care for the process of having her picture taken by the GlobeGa zette photographer She squirmed SIX ARE GIVEN FINES Muscatine Game Warden Finds They Failed to Get Licenses Six hunters operating in WIcre bago county were fined by justice of peace at Forest City and Laic Mills Saturday for failure to comply with the license laws The case were prosecuted by A E Miller jama warden at Muscatine who is spending a few days in northern Towa Four were fined by J E Howard Justice of peace at Forest City Thesa included E Lutchens Wis consinwho was chargedWltb hunt ng with a resident license and fined and costs Ben Gillett and Ben Vhitmore of Hancock county each fined 10 and costa for hunting without a license and Arthur Gur derson of Leland also fined arid osts for hunting withput a license Peter Peterson and Nels Ugland lake Mills were each fined find osts by Judga M O Bakken for lunting without a license doubled up her tiny fists and iheuafter a few false starts broke into a healthy wail that well be spoke her lung power Donald and tho other girl were philosophic about the matter and slept thru it peace fully broken men got ANOTHER MILL IS SHUT DOWN 162 Workers in North Car olina Plant Go on Strike CHARLOTTE N Car Nov 4 f of the Leakesvilld woolen mills located six miles from here were suspended at least tem porarily today as employes struck at the call of the National Textile Workers union The mill employs 162 persons Operatives voted a strike last night bccaxise they said members of a union committee were dis charged when they sought a hear ing before the superintendent in ttir nterest of securing a lunch Deriotl for each of the three shifts FOILS ATTEMPT TO BREAK JAIL Crest on Deputy Sheriff Catches Men Frying Cell Bars CRESTON Nov 4 of several inmates to escape from the Union county jail Saturday night was frustrated by Deputy Sheriff Virgil Jungst Sheriff Chris Thomp son revealed today The deputy was attracted to the cell room by an unusual amount of noise and investigation showed that several bars has been pried apart and a hole cut in a protective screen over the window The work had been done with a pair of pliers which the Inmates used to control radiator valve Had the 6U1 out of the cell room they would have had to pry another set of bars on an outside window to escape from the building Charles Barber Head of Associated Credit Bureaus Opens Meeting DES MOINES Nov 4 annual meetings of the Associated Credit Bureaus in Iowa opened here today with Charles H Barber Ma son City president in charge of the program Frank C Hamilton of St Louis tonight will outline the plan of the National Retail Credit association for the expenditure by merchants thruout the country of 57000000 during the next 24 years to create credit consciousness Des Moines merchants Hamilton SRid would pay of the cost ff the campaign George Man tor of Cherokee will be toastmaster for the evening banquet STOCKS DECLINE FOLLOWING RISE AFTER OPENING Ticker Abreast of Trans actions for First Time in Days MEW YORK Nov 4 on the New York securities ex changes returned to a normal basis today after a wild outburst of sell ing at the opening Early this aft ernoon the ticker tape caught up with the market for the first time since the disastrous break of Thursday Oct 24 delays since that Two Already Dead Others May Not Live Young Missouri Woman Says Babies Had Been 111 for Several Days time averaging between hours 1 and 2 Prices dropped to a share at the opening recovered probably a third of their losses in the brisk rally which followed and then sold off again as a renewal of selling pressure against the high priced specialties carried many of those is CURTAIL TRADING NEW YORK Nov 4 Governors of the New York stock exchange voted that thn exchangeshall be open for bus iness between 10 a m and 1 p m Wednesday Thursday and Friday of this week and shall ne closed all day Saturday The New Lork curb market followed the action of the DoaSdiJraharannouncedsthat it would operate on the same ache dule for the remainder of the week Tuesday election day is a holiday here and the exchanges will bo closed T LOUIS Nov 4 sues down to nearly a shar aelow last weeks final quotations Prices were holding1 fairly steadj n the midafternoon around thi days low levels Total sales from 10 to p m were 4803000 shares Bankers Held No Meetings The New York banking group vhich was hastily organized when he current reaction began about 10 ays ago held no meetings today as he general situation was regarded s normal Allied Chemical showed an ex reme decline of a share Carbon General Electric 1675 and American Telephone the American Tobacco issues Eastman vodak Otis Elevator Johns Man ille Standard Gas and Electric TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 3 SIX INJURED IN TAMPICQRIOT rouble Over Presidential Candidates in Mexico Brings Firing MEXICO CITY ix persons were Nov 4 wounded and nany arrested during political riot tg at Tampico yesterday The correspondent of El Uni ersal said shots were fired from ie headquarters of the antire lectionist party at a parade of ollowers of Paschul Ortiz Rubio evolutionary party candidate for e Mexican presidency The Ortiz Rubitas returned the re Four occupants of the build g and two paraders were the ounded Troops were called upon to restore order FARMER CRUSHED BY CORN PICKER Minnesota Man Attempts to Stop Runaway Team of Horses CONGER Minn Nov 4 Fred Wittmer north of 04 here prominent farmer in Pickerel Lake township was accidently killed Sat urday while husking corn with a machine picker His horses ran away with the picker and he was run over in attempting to stop them He was badly crushed and died almost instantly He leaves a family of grown up children year old twin sons dead of pois oning and her two other children expected to die Mrs Marie Reppy 24 was being held for the coroner here today Her husband Samuel whom health authorities paid was out of work was not detained by police altho they questioned him for several hours Dr S Winn surgeon for the St Louis coroner said early today in a report to police that Delmar one of the twins died of a violent poi son He began an autopsy on the body of the other twin EUner to deter mine the cause of his death Dr Wlnn said there would be an an alysis of thet viscera of both chil dren to determine the exact poison Ill Few Days Ago According to the mothers an swers to police questioning her children first began to show signs of illness last Wednesday while they were visiting at the home of Mr and Mrs Forest Dillow at Cuba Mo but she thot little of the com plaints until Saturday She declared Elmer became sick at 7 a m Saturday refusing Breakfast and at 11 a m Elmer was affected followed toy Resile 4 at 3 p m and Clarence at 5 p m Early Sunday Mrs Reppy said Elmer was worse and Dr Wj G Henderson of Cuba was called but before he arrived the tot had died Doctor Has Suspicions Dr Henderson who accompanied the children here was not satisfiec with what he had been told tha the children had eaten green wal nuts or some berries near the Dil TURN TO PAGE S COLUMN 5 LAMONT CERTAIN BUSINESS 0 K Secretary Indorses State ments of President and Klein WASHINGTON NOV 4 iecretary Lament reiterated today iat business conditions are funda mentally sound and cited commerce epartment figures sliowin ab olutely no increase in inventories lat forward orders are greater nnd hat there had been no rise in cor Tiodity prices He indorsed statements of Preai ent Hoover and Assistant Secrn ary Klein both of whom have err tiasized their belief in the stabilitV E business Lamont asserted th usmcss curve over a long period was exactly the reverse of that which has preceded past business depressions The secretary said that the stock market reactions would be largely pychological with purchasers in the luxury class feeling the falling off mostly Many who still hold their stocks will feel themselves poorer Because of the loss in stock market SOLONS ACCEPT RESOLUTION OF 541022 quotations and this feeling might curb buying somewhat he said ItalicAmericans Need Have No Fear of Visiting Homeland WASHINGTON Nov 4 Italy has indicated that ItaloAmer ican citizens may visit their native country without fear of conscription for military service so long as that country is at peace A statement by toe Stefan agen cy issued here thru the Italian em bassy while reserving all rights to which the fascist government con siders itself entitled said that the government would have no interest m imposing military duties in time of peace to citizens residing in far away countries Thus a long standing difference between the Washington and Rome governments seems to be on its way to a settlement The fascist govern uent has maintained that Ameri can naturalization does not affect liability of Italian born individ uals to compulsorv military service m that country Connecticut Solon De fends His Action in Statement n nur Lnree senate today voted to condemn he conduct of Senator Hiram Bing lam republican Connecticut for makingCharles L Eyanson an offi er of the Connecticut Manufac urers association into secret ses sion of the senate committee at tha time the tariff was being framed The vote 54 to 22 It was the first act of censure in 27 years The vote was taken after a pro racted discussion during which Biiighani defended his action Bingham said his judgment in the vay he used Eyanson a tariff ex jert might have been at fault but on the other hand my motives in doing so were based on my whole hearted zeal for a protective tariff No Corrupt motives Efforts by the senators friends to ipften the language of the resolu iou of condemnation which was of ered by Senator Norrls republican ndependent ofNebraska prevailed o some extent and as finally ap iroved cleared Bingham of any in ention of corrupt motives Morris took the floor at the out set of todays session Before he could obtain action Senator Bingham read a brief state ment It said Not a penny of the public money stuck to myfingers nor to of Mr Eyanson Charles LEyari son was the official pf the asso ciation employed by Bingham Of all my constituents tha statement added I believe him to be the best posted on tariff affairs In all our relations there was noth ing contrary to good morals Denies Unethical Charge Bingham denied the charge of unethical conduct in placing the Connecticut association officer on the payroll of the senate It is the custom of the senate that the senator himself is the sole judge of those who shall serve as ils clerks he said I do not see how my placing Mr Eyanson on the senate rolls could have been unethi cal Taking up the third charge of the Morris resolution that his course had irot the senate into Dishonor and Disrepute Bingham added he did not believe anybody will accuse mo of having dishonorable motives Offered Substitute Chairman Smoot of the finance committee offered a substitute res olution proposingthat the senate disapprove the employment as a clerk or secretary by a senator of any Individual who Is interested In rivate business The Smoot substl ute made no mention of BInjham or of the transaction with the Connect cut manufacturers association Senator Gillett republican Mas sachusetts was the first to arise in lehalC of the Connecticut senator He insisted BInghani was looking lor facts in the use of Eyanson al ho he conceded Blnghams course may have been indiscreet Adopted Resolution The resolution as adopted read That the action of the senator rom Connecticut Mr Bingham in TURN TO PAGE S COLUJNIN 6 AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen a Folks used to say the Gentrys inherited a weak ness for liquor but now li quor is gone it looks like they just inherited a weak icss for bein ornery