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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 25, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas ILY PAI Edited for the Home IDNH f VOL XXXVI Five CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASEDWIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 25 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLMENTAL SERVICE NO 40 CHINESE BATTLE Gov Hammill Mo HOPES TO EXTEND DOUBLE LINE TO OMAHA fiFarm Leaders Are Last to Talk Business With Hoover pHICAGO Nov 25 Hoovers business program found support today in tho an nouncement that the 1930 improve ment budget of the Rock Island lines will total about 550000000 the largest in the history of the company This amount J E Gorman pres ident of the road announced will exceed by slightly more than 000000 the improvement budget for 1929 and will be expended for new equipment new lines general im provements and miscellaneous con struction The expenditure will be further jjncreased Gorman said if the in commerce commission al ows the petition of the Chicago Koek Island and Gulf railroad a Jpart of the Rock Island lines for permission to build a new line in at an estimated cost of Program Following Mr Gormans state yA D Itaytin general vv agent in Omaha may 1 Iowa City Trainsnow operate ou a Double track between Chicago and TowaCity Exclusive of the proposed nsw line in Texas approximately 515 000000 will be spent for new lines second main tracks arid roadway provements Accordings to Gor man this will include continuation of the St PaulKansas City Short line from Trenton Mo to Birm Mo and a new line from Dalhart Tex to Morse Tex on the C R I P New equipment to be purchased at a cost of about 520000000 in ludes 41 locomotives 5000 freight ars 24 passenger coaches and 02 ork cars according to the au oimcement To Buy Now Rail Provision is also made for 57000 ons of new rail and the in nstallatiou of 126 miles of a dis patchers control and automatic signal system between Mer Tington Kans and Pratt Kans The TrentonBirmingham line in jfMissoitri contemplates a continuous TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 2 SENATOR DIES Aid Hoovers Industrial Program ASSOCIATED Francis E Warren veteran senator who died olimteers Q magnesL sensatioi tact witf A sation with p the senate r man ing T WILL AT CORRESPONDENT WANTED The GlobeGazette is in need of a live reliable correspondent at Iciarksville If interested address the I managing editor IOWA WEATHER Iartly cloudy Monday night anil Tuesday except possibly rain or snow in the northeast portion Monday night rising temperature in cast portion Monday nijrlit colder Tuesday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 4 hour period ending at 8 oclock I Monday morning I Maximum Sunday 26 Minimum in Night Jl I At 8 A M Monday 25 f Precipitation 01 J Snowfall I Figures for like period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Saturday Maximum 21 fNights Minimum 11 K The maximum recorded Sunday afternoon was the highest since the J afternoon of Nov 19 but Sunday nights minimum was lower than that of Friday night The wind Mon cday forenoon was out of the south land the sun was trying to keep smil ling thru a layer of clouds At least la little melting seemed likely L Tlley SLty SOLOflr RITES Services of Warren of Wyoming to Be Held Tuesday Nov 2D President Hoover will attend funeral services for Francis E Warren senator from Wyoming in the senate chamber tomorrow at 2 p m It will be the second time within a month that the chief executive has gone to senate to pay tribute to the dead He attended services for Theodore E Burton senator from Ohio who died Oct 28 Brief and simple ceremonies have been arranged for Senator Warren who served in the senate since 1895 longer than any other man They will be in charge of the senate chap lain the Rev Z Barney Phillips The body is to be sent at p to Wyoming for burial In addition to President Hoover the cabinet members justices of the TURN TO PAfeE 2 COLUMN 4 OVERCOME BY GAS WHILE LIGHTING STOVE s Revived by Doctor and Local Fire Department A suddeu attack of heart disease while he was in the act of light ing the kitchen gas stovo caused Charles P Sheets 4T years old 702 North Pennsylvania avenue to be overcome by gas fumes lionclay morning Mrs Sheets had gone out of the house early in the morning to do some work at a neighbors home She called the Sheets home by tele phocu at oclock but received no response She then went to the house and found her husband lying on tne kitchen floor and the gas on the stovo turned on She summoned a physician and the Electric company notified the fire department members of which came and helped to resuscitate Mr Sheets His breathing was revived and within anhour he was resting comfortably Mrs Sheets stated she found a burned match on the floor atid learned from Mi Sheets that he was in of lighting the gas when he fell hadbeen suffering from attacks of this characterfor some time tlie woman said Locust Girl Died of Natural Causes DECORAH Nov 25 death of Romelda eastern 14 of near Locust was caused by hemor rhage of the brain a post mortem examination revealed The girl found dead in the home by her par ents Mr and Mrs Walter eastern upon their return from town at first was believed to havs been the vic tim of foul play HELD IN TRIANGLE SHOOTING FIVE IOWANS DIE IN WRECKS Auto Crashes and Train Cause Deaths Over WeekEnd By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Five persons in Iowa met acci dental deaths during the weekend Twd were run over by motor vehi cles one was hit by a train another was tatally injured when tossed by an augered bull and a fifth was the victim of carbon monoxide gas Donald Boxley 15 of Des Moines died late Saturday after being run over by a coal truck driven by E W Dale The youth tried to hop a ride on the running board but fell under a rear wheel Daniel H Gregory 74 of Water loo died from injuries received when he waa struck by an automo bile driven by Paul Ray Douglas Palmer 55 of Council Blufis was killed when he stepped in tne path of a Milwaukee passen ger train at a grade crossing there PartifJiy deaf Palmer is believed not to have heard the approaching train Injuries received when he was tossidi thru a fenceandralo a creek by an angered bull on bis farm uear Council Bluffs resulted in the deatlr of Kenry Engelman 65 Arthur C Bain 5S Des Moines was found dead in his car in a closed garage the vitim of carbon monoxide gas The engine of his au tomobile was still running when his wife found the body about an hour after he had gone to the garage 1 Ircss Ilintn Howard Chicago insurance agent who told police thut ho shot and seriously wounded William J OBrien husband of Gene vievo OBrien Mrs OBrien told police they hud plotted to kill OBrien VENTRILOQUIST SUES NY PAPERS Great Lester Claims He Was Slandered by Reviewers RHINELANDER Wis Nov 25 E Lester The Great Lester as he is known on the stage has instructed his New York attor ney to seek damages for humilia tion he says he has suffered from published reyiews of the motion pic ture The Great Gabbo Lester a ventriloquist said tho action is to be directed against a group of New York newspapers as result of reviews published un der the names of their respective movie critics He added that these reviews said incidents in the Great Gabbo were taken from his life and made him unable to obtain bookings on the stagc this winter freeing him to remainKon his farm near Rbine lancler Lester who has been on the stage 35 years mostly in vaudeville last night could find only one review in the New York Journal which he said was one of the newspapers to be sued Some men seem to enjoy mak ing fools of themselves as much as some flappers do making spectacles of Enquirer 500 VOTES ARE iST ON MOVIES Special Election at Algona Draws Out Numerous Voters ALGONA Nov noon today more than DOO votes had been polled in the voting booths here on the question of Sunday movies The election being held today is the re sult of several months controversy which has been waged here between two apparently evenly divided fac tions Petitions and counterpetitions have been filed with the city coun cil a number oC limes during the past few months until several weeks ago thei council decided to allow the matter to come directly before the residents of the town in a ejection Rumors of special options being obtained on properties along Main street hero by largotheatcr chains with the idea locating one or more new theaters here if the reso lution is passed have been in ex istence during the campaign Members of Hagg post of the American Legion who have been active in the fight have planned a public party for tonight in the Legion hnll at which the results of the election first will be broadcast GOVERNOR ASKS SPEEDING UP OF ROAD BUILDING Executive Responds to Presidents Plea for CoOperation DES MOINES Nov 25 Iowas response to President Hoovers request to the 48 states to cooperate in improving business conditions will be an attempt to in crease the amount of paving to be laid in 1930 Gov John Hammill said today He prepared to go forward to the chief executive a telegram outlining the states public improve ment plans for next year Governor Hammill said he would onsult with the state highway com nission and the chief engineer in an ffort to learn if theamount of pav ng to be laid next year can be aised from 750 miles the amount he commission planned to approxi mately 1000 miles Cost Twentyfive The total cost of these improve ments the governor said will be about It is in addition uO an expenditure of approximately by the stoteboard of edu cation for improvements and abou by theboard of control fo state institutions Hammill said he felt that enoug counties roa bonds toenable the a tat a to proceoi iiext springupon a program of pav ing 1000 miles instead of the 750 miles it had planned This program the governor sate lie would tell the president is one of the greatest highway construc tion programs planned by any state He pointed out that Iowa this yeav completed more than 733 miles of paving to bring the total of hare surfaced roads in the state to ap proximately 2400 miles Would TSo Near Goal Shonlde the highway commission approve the increase of approxi mately 30 per cent in the paving program for 1930 the states ulti TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 1 Will Rogers CALEXICO Cal NOV Just the biggest cotton farm in the world and Its in Mexico A poor Negro and a poor mule and a debt wa a about all I had ever seen in cotton land be fore yet here is 110000 acres in one piece Thats enough acres if it was our cotton WILL ROGERS states at home to impoverish and keep poor over 20000 families Glad to visit Mexico again but most of my old cronies guessed wrong during the last revolution and I am having a little trouble locating thorn Yours WILL ROGERS SOVIETS OCCUPY LARGE SECTION OF ENEMY AREA Northwestern Manchuria City Is Reported in Flames BULLETIN HAUB1N Manchuria Nov 25 city Khailar in northwestern Manchuria was described as being In flames la messages received hero today AU Chinese officials and sol diura have evacuated the city which fell Into yesterday before a force of soviet cavalry and tanks The Chinese eastern railway today continued to operate trains evacuating Chinese and Russians from the district but all of the refugees cannot bo accommodated und many of them arc camping by tho aide of the track TIGER IS LAID TO REST MINI SHOW OF POMP Only Those Desired by ii j Jemehceau atLast Rites France Premier FT DODGE BURNED Fire Causes Loss of Approx imately to Tobin College FORT DODGE iJov 25 Fire of undetermined origin today caused a loss estimated at 560000 to Tobin collegs business school owned special by Mayor C V Findlay and J F Monk The four story brick struc ture was almost a complete loss The flames broke out shortly aft er 8 a m in the upper floor and it was noon before they were brot un der control The building contained the college and some apartments All the occu pants escaped MOTJCHAMPS Vendee 1Tov 25 Georges Clemenceau was buricc shortly after noon today as he hat wishsd without pomp or ceremony The body of the father of vic tory waa placed beside that of his father in a little plot in Colombier just outside the village to rest for ever u his beloved Vendeean horae Orly members of the family and about 20 of his most intimate friends were present at the inter ment gendarmes keeping at a dis tance villagers and other specta tors Rain which had been persistent all morning ceased as the little cor tege entered the burial place but the sky remained gray and misty Alcho the premiers closest friends had announced he would be buried standing upright the family de cided at the last moment that the grave should be dug as usual be causrsolid rock crops out at the buriul place to within a yard the surface Funds for prohibition enforcement are the intake for the upkeep of the downput of the Gazette BEGIN 101 SALUTE PARIS Nov 25 Can non of the Armistice at noon today began the 101 gun salute which vas notification to the populace that the body of Georges Clemenceau of victory had been lowered to its last resting place in the hills of iis native vendee near Tliere was no muffled drum beat no oratory no acclamation to speed the body on its last journe3T Tnsead the former premiers last behest TURN TO 3 COLUBIN 1 TOKYO Nov 23 L trcops invading Manchuria have met with exceptional successes and oday apparently were in complete control of the entire section of the province west of the Khingan mountains Khailar most Important wester y city fell late yesterday to a forca of soviet cavalry and tanks Har bin dispatches to Rengo Japanesa news agency said Chinese were estimated to hava been high as 12000 Population In a Panic EarlierHarbin messages population of Khailar waa panic stricken and fleeing by every avail able means Conductors of trains on tje controverted Chinese east ern railway were said not to be ing even to collect fares Oiie Harbin message said soviet cavalry and tanks had penetrated jack of Khailar and had cut off the Chinese retreat The message added severe fighting was in progress Soviet troops advanced into east ern Manchuria also Russian cxv airy occupying one small village surrounding Muling and appearing soulb of Ninguta Military observ ers foresaw possibility of a nut cracker movemsnt against Harbin railway capital of the province with 150000 population Chineso Retreating Kuptdly Chinese everywhere were reported as retreating without resistance Refugees poured into Bughatu 350 miles southeast of Khailar where the military attempted to set up new headquarters A majority of troops however were said to have failed to halt at Buchutu and to have kept headed on toward Tsitsi har Late reports today were taken iri some quarters as bearing out con tentions that the present military movement has the semblance of an invasion of enemy territory rather than of the punitive raids such as soviet troops have engaged in heretofore on both Mauchurian Ironi s The movement began last week with air raids in both sectors The Mukden government after several day admitted fighting was in pro gress and said Manchuli and Dal jiinor western frontier points had fallen WILL CERRO GQRDO COUNTY HEED THE JUDGES WARNING The four judges of this judicial district have performed a distinct service to CeiTO Gordo countys residents by calling attention in understandable language and figures to the hazard to human life and the risk to invaluable records which attach to a continued use of the present courthouse Destruction of the building which is not fireproof smokeproof or waterproof with all its records would entail an item of six million dollars in litigation to clear and establish titles to real property Collapse of the building which each day becomes more a possibility by reason of the disin tegration of materials used in its construc tion would mean the inevitable loss of five deaths or perhaps a hundred Every examination of the building by qual ified authorities has resulted in one unsafe Four men whose Hfework it is to weigh evidence and bring in a have united in urging upon Cerro Gordo county the folly connected with suffering this life and property peril to continue WHAT GOOD BUSINESSMAN OR FARMER WOULD PROCRASTINATE IN THE FACE OF SUCH A CONDITION The GlobeGazette would urge Cerro Gordo county those who have it in their power to bring matters of this kind to the publics peruse again this illuminating statement by the four judges Note the obvious fairness inherent in this con cluding plea We are not attempting to suggest whether the county should build a new courthouse or make the present court house fireproof What course should be pursued is a matter to be determined by the people of the county guided by archi tects and expert builders We arc merely calling attention to the urgent necessity of some action to make the county records safe and to make a safe place for the hold ing of court and the transaction of county business leaving the methods to bo worked out under proper supervision of the proper authorities There is no denying that this was an un usual possibly an unprecedented course on the part of the four judges It is important that this be understood for it brings home the more forcibly an extreme urgency in the case Ex cept that their own lives and that of jurors and court attaches arc in constant peril these men on the bench might not have a justifiable in terest in the matter But in the face of this hazard to themselves and those about them as well as to the court records which constitute their very life history as well as that of their predecessors the anxiety they feel and express should be accepted as a warning to the county which CANNOT BE IGNORED r Circus elephant to for murder You see be executed there are noi criminallawyer News A former county auditor once agreed that for a consideration he could put on a pair of hobnailed shoes and kick his way out of any safe in the courthouse in fif teen minutes The wager was not accepted for the reason that those who are familiar with the situation knew the contract could be fulfilled Persons who arc skeptical of the serious ness of the problem should be fair enough to make a check on the claims set forth by the four judges with respect to the dangerous con dition of the building Both our business judg jnent and our regard for life and limb have been challenged IT WILL HE A SAD COMMENTARY ON OUR COUNTY IF WE STAND IDLY BY WHILE A MORE THAN ONCE TO US IN ITS VELOPS TO ITS COSTLY IF NOT TRAGIC CONCLUSION AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I could look after Pas clothes better but a hus band gets HO he dont appre ciate what you do if you dont give him a chance to feel abused once in a while
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