Wednesday, November 6, 1929

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 6, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 6 1929 UNnED HOME EDITION AND INTERNATIONAX NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO VIRGINIA DEMOCRATS WINNERS COMMONS VOTES FOR MDONALD IN FIRST TEST Project of SovietBrit ish Relations Is Approved r ONDON Nov 6 premier J Ramsay Mac donald has been upheld by the cbm nions in the first major question of foreign policy to reach a vote A poll of 324 to 199 lasj jiightfav ored resumption of diplomatic rela tions with Soviet Russia on terms agreed upon by Arthur Henderson minsterfor foreign affairs and Valerian Dovgalevsky soviet am bassador at Paris LiberalsSupport Premier The liberals supported the gov solidly while three conser vatives including Lady Astor Am erican born peeress deserted their leader Stanley Baldwin to back MacDonald Thevotefollowed debate in which Baldwin offered an amendment de ploring the f the new labor government to 1 maintain the conditions which the preceding prime for eign Minister had laiddown for re sumption of relations The Amendment was rejected by the samevote 324 to 199 before the vote wa taken on the motion Henderson for reinstate ment of the soviet union in Britains jyopd rraces J k Severed Two Years Ago tie with the soviet which was1 said to have proved charges of espionage and prppagan da by Russian communist agents in Great Britain Exchange of ambassadors will be the next step in fulfillment of last nights vote and is expected to fol low immediately A victory for the labor govern ment now is forecast also n its sec ond test of strength which may materialize tomorrow with interpel lations on the recent statement of Indian nolicy by Lord Irwin viceroy for India Miss Berger Found Guilty of Advising Falsely in Tax Case LOS ANGELES Nov 6 After deliberating 10 minutes a jury in federal court today convicted Miss J Marjorle Berger Hollywood Income tax collector of advising client to falsify a tax return New York Brokerage Firm Forced to Close NEW YORk Nov 6 in voluntary petition in bankruptcy vas filed today against Baran and company Inc a stock brokerage concern First National corporation was the petitioner IOWA WEATHER Mostly cloudy with probably rain or snow west portion Wed nesday or Thursday Not much change in temperature v LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Warmest Tuesday 53 Coolest In Night 20 At8 AM Wednesday23 Would you have guessed it Tuesday night was the coldest of the autumn The drop of the mer cury followed an afternoon which was appreciably warmer than either of the two preceding days Wednes day there was a chilly v wind from out of the northwest Howell to Up PrinkinglGharges MAYOR AGAIN Mayor Jlmmle Walker who was reelected In New York In a sweeping democratic landslide Tuesday SUSPECTED TRIO AT STORM LAKE NOT IDENTIFIED Got ries Insu rance TITONKA Nov Seven persons A from here who caught a glimpse of the trio of unmasked robbers who rifled the tills of the TI tonka Sav ings bank here failed last evening to identify any of the men held at Storm Lake as members of the band The Storm Lake trio was arrested at the Bradford hotel in Storm Lake where they registered as George James and Bob Cunningham of Des Moines and M W Condon of Clin ton Altho a general description of the men resembled the Titonka rob bers they were not the men cording to local persons who faced them last night Got 34053 InKald A careful checkup which ended last evening disclosed that the rob bers gleaned from the bank rather as was estimated at first The bank Is protected from loss by insurance When last seen the men were traveling north in a green Ford bearing black license plates Those who made the trip to Storm Lake to attempt anidentification of the trio held there were William Boykenvice president of the Ti tonka bank Henry Bruns book keeper in the bank and William Batt a friend who was accompany ing Mr Boyken into the bank but TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 1 IOWA ENTRY IS WINNER AGAIN Blackcap of Glenrock III Harlan Entry Is Grand Champion OMAHA Nov 6 the fifteenth time in her competition among the finest of her breed Blackcap of Glenrock m Harrison and Ryan entry from Harlan Iowa won the grand championship of An gus cattle at the AkSarBen live stock show yesterday The award was one of several given Iowa entries in the show dur ing the judging yesterday In the horse division breeders from the Hawk eye state annexed nearly all the major honors ledby E L Humbert and Sons of Corn Ing and CO Singmaster of Keota Oak Forest Hickory a Humbert entry was the grand champion Percheron stallion and the reserve championship went to a Sing master horse M G Ribbon Catcher The latter horse also won the re serve championship of the show while Lindbergh shown by Hum berts took the reserve Junior championship SCORE DRY LAW BEFORE SENATE Brookhart Suggests Call ing Wall Streeters Before Jury Nov 6 lowing closely Smith W Brook harts thunderous denunciation of prohibition enforcement agencies and Wall Street booze parties an other midwestern senator prepared todsfyto assail the administration of the dry laws in the nations cap ital l Robert B Howell republican Ne braska was drafting an address for delivery from the senate floor in the very near future as a sequel to his speech of more than a month ago in which he made charges of nonenforcement and said the re sponsibility lay with President Hoover Brookhart Before Jury Brookhart republican of Iowa in the meanwhile was called before a federal grand jury which is investi gating liquor conditions in Wash ington for a recital of his story of a dinner given for newmembers of the senate by Walter J Fahy New York broker here three years ago at which he said liquor was served After Howell had made ills orig inal chargeof non enforcement in sibillty lay with the president he was called upon to provide proof of his statements by the white housewith the promise that any ac cusations he might make concern Ing violations of the dry law would be investigated Wether bis pending speech dealt with this angle of the case the Ne braska senator would not say Appears Before Jury WASHINGTON Nov 6 Senator Smith Wildman Brookhart of Iowa today appeared before a District of Columbia gland jury to tell of the Wall Street booze party given for a number of mem bers of congress the details of which he has given the senate in demandingan improvement in en forcement of conditions thruoutthe country The senator today had nothing to say to newspapermen about his ap pearance at the court house having announced In his senate speech that he contemplated such action i Brookhart remained before the grand jury about 15 minutes Prior Lo his appearance before the jurors he had conferred with District At torney Rover Rover said It was in the hands of the grand jury whether sub poenaa would be issued for the Wall Streeters mentioned by Brookhart Those named by the senator In als discussion of enforcement in cluded W W Atterbury president of the Pennsylvania railroad and Otto Kahn New York international banker Confers With Kcnyon WASHINGTON Nov William S Kenyon of Iowa mem ber of the Hoover law enforcement TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 2 Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Nov They censure Senator Binghanv for engaging a man that knew somethl n g about the tar iff If he had hired a man that knew nothing about it or better still nothing about anything why that would have been O K For Bingham to find someWILL ROGERS body that knew something about the tariff was almost as big a miracle as his action was a dis grace Funny part about it all is that all these arguments and all these investigations is over a bill that wont pass anyhow So all this ia just like dis cussing yesterdays weather Yours WILL ROGERS BURTONS SUCCESSOR Roscoe C McCulloch Canton Ohio chairman of the Ohio state public utilities commis sion is to be appointed by Gov ernor Myers Y Cooper to suc ceedthe late Senator Theodore E Burton accordingto reports from the state capital McCul loch served two years In con during tho World war SeiSr Roomer for Killing of 2 in K C KANSAS CITY Nov 6 Wading thru a maze of clews which pointed first to murder and suicide and then to a double slaying Kan sas authorities today sought a for mer roomer in the home of Mrs Minnie E Hare 50 in connection with the fatal shooting of the wom an and her boarder Jesse JBarn well 65 Bodies of the two were found yes terday in Mrs Hares home In Mer riam Kans near here Sheriffs of ficers said they had been dead about four days Mrs Hares body with bullet holes in the heart and neck was found on the kitchen floor In the dining room lay Barnwells body a high caliber rifle beside him He had died from a bullet wound in the abdomen The house had been ransacked and a diamond ring valued at 5260 was missing but pinned in the womans clothingwas in currency BURGLARS ROB BOONE STORES Worth of Goods Taken From 3 Business Houses BOONE Nov 6 who broke into three places of bus iness escaped with nearly 52000 worth of goods last night or early this morning They entered the Fullerton Ick grocery store by a rear window opened the safe and escaped with bonds and money valued at Three diamond rings and seven gold valued at were tak en from the Simpson jewelery store The Hanson Lumber companys officealso was entered but nothing was missed The thieves also rifled desks at each place EXPLANATION OF HOOVER DINNER PARTY IS SENT Failure to Invite Johnson Was Mistake Let ter Says TlTASHINGTONj Nov 6 President Hoover sent a letter to Senator Johnson of California today saying that an accident iad caused the senators name to is omitted from the list of guests to the white house dinner last night in honor of Ambassador Dawes Hoover wrote that directions had been given Monday to send Invita tions to all members of the foreign relations committee but that an inadvertence occurred somewhere which accounted for the omission one to Senator Johnson Senator Johnson issued the fol lowing statement after the letter lad been made public at the white house Under no circumstances would have commented upon or discuss ed the Incident In the present sit uation of course it is wholly ended The letter was sent to Senator Johnson today by President Hoover thru Lawrence one of his official secretaries The failure of Johnson to appear at thedinnercaused i a sensationin official and social Washington It had been suggested In some quar ters that the position Johnson had taken on the tariff and farm re lief constituted the cause At the same time however it was pointed out that the guests included Sen ators Borah of Idaho and LaFol lette of Wisconsin members of the republican independent senate group which have opposed Hoover on both questions Oelwein Men Begin Serving Sentences Day After Thieving OELWEIN Nov 6 Bartles and Harold Axline 18 to day began five year sentences at the state reformatory at Anamoaa less than a day after their arrest for stealing 22 chickens from the Frank Baker farm near here Sat urday The theft was reported to D A Fox chief of police of the Great Western railway at oclock a m yesterday Within five hours he had arrested the hoys obtained an identification and confession and taken them to West Union where COURT REVERSES GOLD CONVICTION Minnesotans Win Verdict of High Court on Assign ment of Errors ST LOUIS Nov 6 United States circuit court of ap peals today reversed the conviction of William H Gold and Guy Hus ton officers of the Southern Minne sota Joint Stock Land bank of Red wood Falls Minn on charges of using the mails to defraud Ths opinion written by Circuit Judge Booth reversed the convic tions on a single point in the as signment of errors The two men were convicted in December 1927 of using the mails to defraud in furthering a scheme to defraud in the operation of the bank and were given penitentiary sentences Judge Booth held that the trial court had erred in an Instruction submitting to the jury the question of whether dividends paid had been earned by Mrs Adaline Weissinger be lieved to be from Omaha against Miss Helen Halsey and her parents Mr and Mrs W H Halsey for alleging alienation of af fections tion alleges he left her ents assisted Miss Halsey in alien ating the affections of Weissinger individuality than formerly they pleaded guilty thC By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Garland Pollard egular democrat elected governor New York J Walk or democrat reelected mayor retain two hirds majority In house and control if state senate New York P Gava fan democrat apparently elected to ongress from the twentyfirst Manhattan district or coalition udgeship ticket elected M Cnrloy demo crat elected mayor Bowles nonpar tisan elected mayor H Kline re publican reelected mayor B Harrison republican reelected mayor Sullivan lemocrat elected mayor Associated Press Photo Senate lobby committee has indicated it probably win In quire Into reports that office of Senator William H King above was used by Dr E R Pickrell dye corporation tariff representative STOCKS OFF TO EACH IN BRIEF TOT0N U S Steel Leads List With Decline of MEW YORK Nov 6 sweeping decline in prices which ran from to 30 a share in mostof the leaders andmuch more in a few specialties took place in the abbreviated threehour ses sion of the New York stock ex change today Final quotations showed little recovery from the days low levels with the tape nearly an hour late at the close A sprinkling of issues broke thru the low levels established in the drastic reaction last Tuesday and much of the ground recovered In the closing sessions of last week was lost Total Sales 0202030 Total sales on the stock exchange for the three hour session were 5914760 shares as against 6202930 during the full five hour session of Monday Curb exchange stocks also fell precipitautly particularly the Utili ties Electric investors dropped to close at Electric Bond and Share closed at off Al lied Power and Light at off American Superpower off Central States Electric off Cities Service was again turned over in huge volume and closed at off It opened with a block of 125000 shares Investment trusts were again hard hit Gold man Sacks dropped and Leh man Corp A block of 187760 shares of Web ster Eisenlohr was offered at pub lic auction and sold at a share It has sold as high as on the TOKN TO PAGE 18 COLUMN LESSlHODJOF FRENCH PREMIER IOWANS SUED FOR Omaha Woman Says Boone Trio Alienated Hus bands Affections BOONE Nov 6 have been filed in district court here Socialists to Vote bv Mrs Arlnlinri Wolsalnerin n V ft Fardieu on Confidence Roll PARIS Nov 6 radical wnuui socialistsin the chamber of depu Mrs Wclssinger charges that she tles decided today to vote against and Roy Weissinger were married in Andre Tardieu when a poll is taken San Antonio Tex in 1915 and lived on a matter of confidence The vote together until Nov 1 when the petlis to be made a matter of party Elections at a Glance New ontrol of state legislature retain Jimmie Has Big Victory in New York Walker Has Plurality of 497165 Over La Guar dia Thomas NEW YORK Nov 6 mocracy was more firmly en trenched than ever ui the country aathe resultof smashing victory all along thelin In the quadrennial municipal elec tlon yesterday Mayor James J Walker defeated Congressman Fiorellp H LaGuardia republican fusion candidate by a plurality of 497165 Tammany hall was a bit disappointed in the figures of John F Curry Tammany chlef aln officiating for the first time n a mayoralty campaign had esti mated the margin at 550000 The total vote was Walker 865 540 LaGuardia 368384 Walker lettered his mark of about 400000 our years ago when he defeated Frank D Waterman Thomas Drew Heavily Other than the democratic tidal wave the feature of the election was the heavy vote polled by Nor man Thomas socialist Altho only TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 4 NEGOTlAfOROF ARMISTICE DIES Prince Max Adviser of For mer Kaiser Dead After Illness CONSTANCE Germany Nov G Maximilian von Baden 62 the last imperial German chan cellor died here at a m He negotiated tho kaisers adbication and the terms of the armistice which ended tho World war Prince Maximilian had been ail ing for a year from arterial trouble About three weeks ago he had a fall Indoors and broke two ribs necessitating removal from Salem castle his home to a hos pital His wife Marie Louise nee Duchess of BrunswickLueneburg a royal princess of Great Britain was summoned to his bedside Sat urday with their two children Ber chold 23 and Marie Alexandra 27 The latter Is married to Princa Wolfgang von Hese POLLARD EASILY DOWNS BROWN ANTISMITHITE Old Dominion Returns to Democratic Ranks by Big Majority niCHMOND Va Nov 6 Jv Virginia was in the democratic solid south again today wttfi John Garland Pollard college pro fessor as her governorelect Pollard until the opening of thaV campaign dean of tho Marshall Wythe school of government and citizenship at the College of Wil liam and Mary led the party to triumph over the coalition of antiSmith democrats and re publicans in yesterdays election Had Largo Majority Ths democratic majority reached 2450 when returns from 1531 of he states 1683 precincts had been abulated Pollard registered 149 13 votes to 86563 for Dr William Mosely Brown coalition candidate Indications were that the total oto would fall approximately HO 00 short of the record breaking campaign last year when Virginia for the first time ataca reconstruc tion was carried by the republi can party Dr Pollard who vigorously sup ported the democratic ticket dur ng tha Virginia political upheaval ast year hag been known as a bone dry James H Price waselected lleu enantgovernor and John R Saun dera was reelected attorneygen ral in tha democratic landslide 26 Democrats Won Available tabulations showed the ilection of 26 democratic and four joalltion members of the lower louse where contests for 36 seats wern not settled definitely R P Barnes democratic Incum ent in Charlotte county running on the coalition ticket was defeat ed for the legislature by D Q Eg gleston running as a regular democrat Haskobism a term used by Bishop James Cannon Jr of tho TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 4 discipline thus narrowing the al The petition alleges that the parready possible scanty majority of the new premier The cabinet held a long discussion today on the ministerial declaration an3 in the terms of an official corn Modern Dont you think munlque found itself in perfect women s clothes are showing mere unanimity on all points of issue individualit than This included a demand for Imme diate discussion of the governments general and foreign policy MAN HELD FOR SWINDLING GIRLS Fake Motion Picture School Said to Have Enticed South Americans SAN FRANCISCO Nov 6 Charging that he swindled scores of girls from Central and South America out of thousands of dol lars thru a fake motion picture school police late today held Fred erick M McLemore 26 of Holly wood McLemore was booked at the city prison on a charge of operat ing an employment bureau without a license but detectives Bald more serious charges would be filed when they have cpmEleted lay estimation 06000 cast in the presidentiai BEAT MANAGER PLAN ST PAUL Minn Nov of St Paul in a special election Tuesday rejected a city manager charter which failed to obtain the necessary 60 per cent of tho total ballots cast Returns from 236 out of a total ot 23T precincts gave 22291 votes for the new charter and 22793 3elmond Woman Sues for Divorce Nine Children Compose Family Circle CLARION Nov Ge nevra Ersland of Belmond has filed a petition for divorce in court here from Edward Ersland charging cruel abusive and inhuman treat ment The couple has nine children six oJ whom are minors The moth er asks for the custody of the four1 younger children temporary ali mony and suit money in the sum of a lump sum at the conclusion of the case and per month permanent alimony An in junction Is also asked restraining VIr Ersland from selling or dispos ng of any of his personal property until final judgment Is made AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Ella just thinks Johns a light eater because she cooks things she likes an he dont an he aint got the spunk to fuss