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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 3, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY rrriTrn irmr rrrvrrri 1 inml ii i uui LI u i 1UWA TUESDAY DECEMBER 3 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLMENTAL SERVICE 47 j HOOVER URGES TARIFF SPEED V OneTime FACES VERNON IN TWO STATES Oklahoma Sheriff Gets StatementFrom One Time Fireman PAWNEE ouia Dec s i Confession by Tom Vernon one time rodeo rider railroad fireman and convict that he derailed L a Southern Pacific passenger train Saugus Cal and handed robbed passengers in genu ine dime novelfashion is not ex pected to avert a battle between Wyoming and California for his custody yernpn arrested hera Sunday night also is charged with the rob nery of passengers ona Union Pa cific train near Cheyenne Wyo a week ago and Wyoming officers who have aided in questioning Ver non have indicated his confession will have no effect ontheir efforts to return him to Wyomingfor pro secution Allec N Jones Pawnee county sheriff said Vernons confession came after prolonged questioning by himself Thomas J Higgms de sheriff of Loa Angeles and G H Romsa of Cbeyenne Vernon had been Informed were Identified by L Version vrrote and signed his brief f White California holdnji Vernon was firm in hi3 denial of any participation m the Wyoming robbery and said he would fight to the last any attempt to extradite himto He said however he had no ob jection to returning to California and would not resist extradition thereBoth states provide the death penalty for train robbery In his confession Vernon said he decided to rob thetrain because he was out of work and needed money He said he had been promised a job by the railroad but had been disappointed SUNDAYS WIFE HAS COMPLAINT Claims She Is Being Shad owed by fljlan and Wom an in Auto LOS ANGELES Dee 3 Mrs Harriet Sunday wife pf George Sunday who Is wanted here and at Oakland Cal on various charges has complained to the district reys office that an automobile oc cupied by a man and woman has been following her for three days The district attorney assigned In vestgatorsto learn the identity of the pair Wea IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy to clouJy Tues day night and Wednesday prob ably extreme east por tion rising temperature Wed nesday night somewhat colder Wednesday In northwest por tion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Monday Maximum 10 Above JViifhts Minimum 3 Below At 8 A M Tuesday 7 Abovo The cold wave that haa held Nortb Jpwa in its grip for about a week seemed about to be broken Tuesday when the wind shifted to Ihe south and a bright sun ap peared on the scene These two fac lors will usually break the back of the most obstinate cold wave and Robbing Train War Grudges Are Erased as German Vets Sing to Ghickasaw Legionnaires Charles City Group Chants Die Wacht am Rhein at Fredericksburg as Request Number for Men They Fought in Trenches BY STAFF REPRKSENTATIVE FREDERICKSBURGDec It Just couldnt have happened ten at tte or the Chickasaw American Legion association a dozen former Germa soldiers were honor guests of the doughboys they faced and tried to slay intte frontAU that Charles City and a talk by Walter Freitag of Charles City Were the points of was a machine gunner inthe German army He saw action We were full of hope he recah id until the day we learned that United States had come into the war Then we realized it was a fu tile battle America was too strong in men After her entry thewar couldnt end too quickly to suit us men in the trenches Ralph Lloyd Jones of Mason City spoke immediately after Mr Frei tag and he began by alluding to what probably I wouia have happen ed in the time duringor Immediate ly afterthe war if such a scene as theone in progress were to be en acted We are coming more andmore he declared to see the verity of President Wilsons observation that the war was not against the militaristic doctrines of their ryfer Fight Wag With Kaiser Events that have come about since the have proved he said that Americans had no quarrel with the Germans as such Realiza ion of thisis dawning upon othei allied nations too he said as evi by the Boy Scout jamboree England lastsummer whenthe ine German contingent of boys was jiven the greatest applause of any injts in the entire line of march on Jae great parade day The Mason City man paid tribute o the industry and inventive genius of the Germans The Bremen the Graf Zeppelin and the airplane with carrying capacity for 159 passen fera are evidence of these things Mr Lloyd Jones advanced the Jieory that because Germany was relieved of armament wor ries by the terms of the allies it iag been able to giveits attention o reclamation and constructive 3rogress And They Conld Sing Too Numbers sung by the Charles Sty glee club under the direction if Emil Gerlach included Frohe Wanderschaft by Gluck Frueh ng by Uttmann Sehnsucht Aach der Heimat and Die Wacht am Rhein The songs were sriven without accompaniment and there was a tone blending and precision ot ittack that seems to be peculiar to he German system of ensemble raining Each number met with en thusiastic applause Wayne M Prudhonof Nashua resided at the meeting Harold Dun of Lawler was in the adjutants chair C B Upham of Fredericks urg extended a welcome to the vis ting delegations and Lloyd Opdycke of New Hampton responded Re TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 4 NORTIilOWA IT SHOP Bagley and Warner Hold Conference Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Dec The regular session of congress opened Monday to investigate what was done at the last ses sion This session is also to relieve the farmer again relieve him of any en courage ment that he might have received during the last one WILL ROGERS One Mr Hoover is not responsible for the holding of this session Got to blame the founders of the constitution for It Cant lay this one on him That last one cured him Yours WILL ROGERS r bankers from nine coun ties in northern1 Iowa gathered at the First National bank Tuesday for a conference on bank ingproblems and shop The meetingwas one of a series of district conferences of officers of county associations being held this week thriibut the state called by Willis G C Bagley president and Frank Warner secretary of the Iowa Bankers War ner who attended sessions at Cher okee and Spencer Monday arrived in the city Mondaymorning for the local meeting and planning to leave for Oelweih to be present at the dis trict No 4 meeting in the evening Mr Bagley accompanied him on the trip to Oelwein Confident of Future Bankers atthe local meeting ex pressed themselves as confident that conditions in Iowa were sound and would ultimately benefit from the stock market depression thru the re turn of credit for construction and Industrial development in this state Following the conference thu bankers attended a dinner In the Hotel Hanfprdat noon Bankers who were present or expected to be in attendance later in the day included the Attended Conference A S Lund Northwood president of group No 3 Chares Palmeter Clear Lake secretary of group No 3 C H Thompson cashier of the Farmers Savings bank Hanlon town A L Tenhold assistant cash ier of the First State bank Kensett Albert Halverson cashier St Ans gar State bank St Ansgar H M Walleser cashier and Merlin Klaus assistant cashier First Security Trust and Savings bank Charles City D G Wolf cashier Franklin County State bank Hampton R G Wolf president First National bank Sheffield Ray E Miller cash ierFirst NatiohaVbank Iowa Falls H W Relnts assistant cashier Ex change bank Aplingtqn Albert Dreyer cashier Farmers Savings bank Aplington V D Koons cashier First National bank Britt S R Torgeson cashier Farmers Savings bank Jolce John Lund cashier First National bank St Ansgar Henry Halverson First Na tional bank Clear Lake Harold Bull First National bank Mason City and C O Wilkinson vice president and Rodney Lien cashier of the Ntthwest Savings bank Mason City A bride who knows how to cook 13 becoming as rare as a car you have to Enquir er 19 3 NATIONS ARE USING PRESSURE fNMANCHUWAR Washington London and Paris Send Notes to Russia BULLETIN NANKING Dec 8 dc tachment of nationalist troops belonging to the twentyfourth division mutinied today at Pu across the Yangtse river from Nanking All communica tion with Pukmv was severed It is understood however that the mutineers looted a consid erable portion of the business district of Pnkow before loyal forces succeeded In driving them from the city LONDON Dec 3 An ex change telegraph dispatch from Hongkong today said fighting for possession of Canton was under way withitho first batches of wounded just arriving inthe city Cantonese were said to he rushing reinforcementsto tho front depending chiefly on airplanes Iho revolting Ironsides were said to bo engaging the Cantonese on the Pelkiangi tlgnttng Shipping oh the sikiang has7 been held pp v TI7ASHINGTON Dec 3 driving j force of united world oninion was concentrated today upon Russia and China to prevent an open outbreak ofwarfare be tween those nations and end hos tilities along the Siberian From Washington London and Paris have gone forward sternly worded memorandums to the Mos cow and Peiping governments re minding each that under the Knl logg treaty it renounced war as an instrument of policy and asserting that the respect in which they arcs to be held by other countries de pends in large measure upon how this commitment is fulfilled Started By U S Such action was taken at the in stance of the Washington govern ment which asked all the signatories and adherents of the Kellogg pact to urge Russia and China to affect a peacable settlement of their dis pute over the Chinese Eastern rail way The response of the nations to which the American request was directed was spontaneous and the state department received the as surance of numerous countries that they would follow Americas lead in reminding China and Russia of their treaty obligations A dissenting voice however came from Japan At Tokyo an official statement was issued today assert TUBN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 2 Arizonas Supreme Court Backs Death Sentence For Woman PHOENIX Ariz Dec 3 The Arizona supreme court has af firmed the death sentence of Mrs Eva Dugan convicted in 1927 of the murder of A J Mathis elderly Tucson rancher Feb 21 baa been set as the date of Mrs Dugans exe cution If the sentence is carried out shewill be the first wonian hanged since Arizona became a state Kansas City Officer Shot by Gangsters KANSAS CITY Dec 3 guns of Kansas City gangsters un limbered for the second time within 24 hours barked in an exchange oE fire with three patrolmen here last night critically wounding C H Dingman Jrl one of the officers The gangsters three in number who opened fire when the three po licemen riding a district car sought to question them later were captured and gave their names as John Watson Charles M Curtis and Joe Hersori who is said to have been a member of a Chicago gang All are former convicts and recently were released from the state peni tentiary at Jefferson City Dingman was shot In the nose and abdomen causing injuries which physicians said may prove fatal Curtis received a slight wound in one shoulder The wounded officer with C C Coffeen and D P Glenn came upon the trio drivingslowly past a drug store The slow moving motor car attracted the attention of the offi cers When Dingman stepped upon the running board to question them he was shot down before he could aw his own pistol Coffeen and Glenn opened fire on the three who deserted their motor car and ran in different directions A check on the license number re sulted in the arrest of the three I do not favor the operation by the government of either power or manufacturing business except as an unavoidable byproduct of some other major public purpose Albia Negro Under Arrest for Weeks Confesses to Murder ALBIA Dec 3 A Rob inson Monroe county sheriff today announced that Tom Romans 56 Negro has confessed to killing Jim Henry Haydock Negro Oct 16 The sheriff and State Agent E C McPherson arrested Romans Nov 25 and since then have concealed his location fearing mob violence Robinson said the case of Romans formerly a constable at Dallas will be investigatedby the grand jury Henry was found dead in his bed which had been set on fire in a room at the rear of the Haydock poolhall CLAIMS MORROW WAS TRICKED N J Republican Says Am bassador Didnt Know of Opposition NEWARK N J Dec 3 Jesse R Salmon chairman of the Essex county republican committee today asserted that Dwight W Morrow ambassador to Mexico hod bten tricked into entering the United States senatorial contest Joseph S Frelinghuysen Salmon recently announced he fa vorea Frelinghuysen to succeed Walter E Edge T received word from Mexico Salmon stated that Mr Morrow did not know that his friend Mr Frelinghuysen was an avowed can didate when he consented to accept temporary appointment to fill Ambassador Edges place in tho senate Mr Morrow was told that if hcaccupted the temporary appoint ment there would be no contest for the republican nomination for the full term Wage Boost Given Fords Workers DETROIT Dec 3 increases that will add approxi mately a year to the payroll of the Ford Motor company were announced today by Edsel Fordpresident of the company The minimum wage of G a day is increased to a day and increases graduating on the basis of five cents an hour were given employes already receiving between 57 and 510 a day The increase which is effective as of Dec 1 Is confined to em ployes within the United States Of these 115643 come in the classi fication of increases of five cents an hour to all employes who have been receiving or more per day Those whose minimum wage will be increased from to 57 a day number at the present 24320 The increase is in line with the announcement recently made by Henry Ford at Washington during President Hoovers business con ference High Spots From Hoovers Message to Congress WASHINGTON Dec 3 are someoutstanding passages in President Hoovera annual message to congress We are riot only at peace wlthtali the world but the foundatlots for future peace are being substantially strengthened The test of the rightfulness of our decisions is whether we have sustained and advanced the ideals of the American people We need to reestablish faith that thehighest interests of our country are served by insistence upon swift and even handed admin istratlon of justice to all offenders whether rich or poor The first duty of the president under his oath is to secure the enforcement of the laws Our laws are made by the people themselves theirs is the right to work for their repeal but until repeal it is an equal duty to ob serve them and demand their enforcement We still have marines on foreign soil In a large sense we do not wish to be represented abroad in such manner To preserve internal order and freedom from encroachment is the first purpose of government The finances of the government are in sound condition We cannot fall to recognize the obligations of ths government in support of public welfare but We must coincidentally bear in mind the burden of taxes and strive to find relief thru some tax reduction There Is no fundamental conflict between the interests of the farmer and the worker Nor is there any real conflict between the east and the west or the north and the south TAX CUT MORE PROHIBITION IS MESSAGES PLEA President Touches on Major Problems Be fore U S BULLETIN WASHINGTON Dec S The senate today voted against postponement of the Varo case until next Monday and discus sion began at once The vote was 43 to SO v Not to Seek His Senate Seat BOSTON Dec 3 Agitation in Massachusetts republican ranks over Senator Frederick H Gilletts decision not to run again was mingled today with praise for his services to state and nation In a statement at Washington Senator Gillett who is 78 revealed that he had re solved to retire at the end of the six year term when he was elected in 1924 His withdrawal on March 4 1931 will end 39 years continuous con gressional serv ice the longest of any man liv ing since the re cent death ol Senator Warren of Wyoming and Sen Gillett a record of public ofrice which be gan 50 years ago as assistant attor ney general of the state For six years he was speaker of the na tional house of representatives Eben S Draper former state sen ator was the first in the field as a possible successor with the def inite declaration that he would be a candidate Speculation on the in tentions of former Gov Alvan T Fuller who has been a tentative can didate was not cleared by an enigmatical statement A political feud has existed between Gillett and Fuller RAIL EXECUTIVE FINED Rudeman Pleaded Guilty to False Billing Charge COLUMBUS Ohio Dec 3 D P Rudemann president of the Detroit Toledo and Ironton railroad today wns fined 25000 by Federal Judee Bensdn W Hough when he pleaded guilty to an indictment chnrging the railroad with falsely billing shipments of coal Ho pleaded guilty to each of 25 counts in the indictment COUNTYAIRMAN DIES IN WRECK Randalia Youth Killed When Plane Goes Into Spin RANDALIA Dec 3 Stewurc 17 son of Mr and Mrs S C farmers near here was killed at 10 a m when his airplane crashed into a field on the Carl Ja cooson farm a half mile from his home Tbe youth had received his pilots license about two weeks ago from the airport at Waterloo where lie had been a student for several months He had come homo to spend the Thanksgiving holidays with his parents and took the plane out for a practice flight this mom ing The plane anew Monocoupe given to him by his parents early last month waa flying low Stewart appeared to bank it for a turn when It went into a nose dive and crashed killing him instantly The youth had been prominent in 4H club work in Fayette county before becoming interested in avia tion For three years he was a member of the sheep club Dec 3 presidential roessage bulking with recommendations for changed and Improvements in the function ing of the federal government waa submited to congress today by Her bert Hoover who is just rounding out hla ninth month in the whita house He presented his view on nearly every major subject of controversy which has faced the nations law makers in recent times and on the problem that perhaps vexes them most at the of tho asked for quick action to getIt out of theway His desire for rates beneficial to agriculture and to a to industry were repeated and he1 irged that a 1 per cent reduction he Income tax fates applying to in dividuala and corporations be ef1 fected Strengthen Enforcement ingf dowiiXthe Uneho asked for1 transfer majors prohibition ury tothejustice depaiunentre marking thatjthe question of lawi enforcement xaistj serious Issue before ourpeopleivv The message 12000 words In length was read separately in the house and senate by clerks Nearly a full membership was present in the respective chambers the message was be gun in the seate at thai Mrs Reihm Garner Has Broken Shoulder Mrs C J Reihm 71 Garner suffered broken bones in her shoul der at oclock Sunday after noon at her home when she slipped off a porch Her condition became more serious and Monday after noon she entered Mercy hospital for treatment She may be confined to the hospital for aomo time BONDS OF FURNISHED BY 2 Mazookis and Alexander Arrested Bound Over to Federal Jury Gus Mazookis and George Alex ander were arrested following a raid at 4 oclock Monday afternoon at the Lyons hotel and were charg ed with federal violations of main taining a liquor nuisance Each fur nished Bonds of 51000 waived pre liminary hearing and were bound over to federal grand jury They were arraigned late Monday afternoon before United States Commissioner Stanley L Haynes The raid was made by Deputy Sheriffs R C Schiffman and W D Conn and a federal agent Alexan der is proprietor of the hotel vvhicl was raided Both are old offenders and have ncen fined several times on liquo violations officers state Two bottles of spiked beer and a half pint of alleged alcohol part ly full were taken by officers The bottle of alleged alcohol was founr en a table An effort was made al the hotel to consume the spiked1 bottles of beer when the raid was itaged but officers grabbed the bot tles before the contents were drunk chamber with its smaller member ship finishing the preliminaries of the second day of the session a few minutes before the house Seven minutes later the veteran clerk of the house William Tyler Page be gan reading in that chamber The message in the senate waa read by John Crockett chief lie has a resonant voice and read with emphasis Urges Swift Justice We need to reestablish faith hat the highest interests of our country are served by insistence upon the swift and evenhanded ad ministration of justice to all offend ers whether they be rich or he president said under the head ng of law enforcement and observ ance That we shall effect Improve ment Is vital to the preservation at our institutions It is the most seri ous issue before our people The orderly administration of tha aw involves more than the mere machinery of law enforcement The efficent use that machinery and a spirit in our people in supportrpl aw are alike essential We hava need for improvement In both However much we may perfect the mechanism still if the citizen who is himself dependent upon some aws for the protection of all that le has and all that he holds deaf insist on selecting the par ticular laws which he will obey he TURN TO PAGE 17 COLUMN 1 AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen We never had a jailbird in pur family but Cousin Edgar stole one of old man Smiths girls an she kept him in the rest of his life
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