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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 18, 1929, Mason City, Iowa N0rth Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home v AND MASON CITY TIMES VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY APRIL 18 1929 ME EDITION UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVlCEf NO 164 INSIST ON EXTRA IOWA SESSION Harry Sinclair GROUP OF NY BANKERS AUTO MEN IN SADDLE Director Denies Stewart Will Assume Job of Convicted Magnate NEW YORK April 18 HeraldTribune said today it had learned in wellinformed Wall street circles that Harry F Sinclair under three months sentence for contempt of the United States senate had lost control of the Sinclair Consolidated Oil corporation of which he is chair man of the board of directors The paper said a group whichin cluded Blair and company Incor porated New York bankers Arthur W Cutten Chicago financier and the Fisher brothers automobile makers of Detroit is understood to be the new dominant interest in the i companys affairs Close associates of Sinclair in the I company the HeraldTribuntysaid would not comment on the reporl I that he now owns little Sinclair con Isolidated stock and is likely to be I supplanted at an early date as I chairman of the company he formec 1D19 Reports that the new chairman vould b Col Rpbert W Stewart cccnUy ousted from the chairman n Iose Chairmanship of Oil Company fv T ladUnaby RockefellerJr denied by Elfshii Walker of sfair and company a Sinclair di rector UNION HEADQUARTERS Lskcd Men Demolish Of fices of Textile Workers in Gastonia S C kSTONIA N C April band of masked men at this morning demolished quarters of the local of the jmal textile workers union and elief headquarters of the union national guardsmen who have doing patrol duty in connec with thestrike at the Loray as well as the special force of ity sheriffs were immediately pd on guard iconfirmed reports were that persons were hurt in the dis attendlng the destruction of nion headquarters tears for StealingChickens CITY April of guilty to charges of steal oiiickens Elmer Brenneman 22 J was sentenced to a term of lore than five years in the 5josa reformatory IOWA FORECAST robnbly showers Thursday it or Friday mostly fair lay in east centra portion htly cooler Friday in Houth t portion OCAL STATISTICS eGazette weather figures S period ending at c a m Thursday hcst Wednesday 55 degrees in Night 85 degrees i A M Thursday 43 degrees haps it was the north wind or ps it was the clouds which red the sun a large part of the At any rate something kept aercury from climbing to the level it had reached on the ling four days Thursuay ng the wind had taken shift southeast The sun was tg but a layer of fleecy clouab forenoon kept Old Sol from Will Rogers BOSTON1 Mass April You girls certainly got to get up early in the morning if you want to marry feabe Ruth Holly wood wouldnt even get up that early for a divorce Hoover called congress to aid farm relief and up to now there has been 1027 bills introduced One was for farm relief and 1026 to aid the members that em WILL ROGERS I am sorry that Marion Talley didnt wait n few days till she has read that message I hope its not too ate even now to reconsider Just had a visit in my dressing room with Mr Stearns Mr Coolidges good friend Hes an awful nice fel low He had just took out a pol icy in Mr Coolidges company Yours WILL Copyright 1930 MEETING SURVEY IN CITY Inspectors C o m p 1 e ting Visits to Public Buildings With inspectors scouts completing firemen and their rounds of business institutions and public buildings final arrangements are being made for the fire prevention mass meeting to be held at the high school auditorium at oclock Thursday evening the program of which is shown below Another feature in the days pro uram that will close the fire pre vention survey of the city was the PUSHED FOR HER CONFERENCE DN Polk cityan WAR DEBT MAY END IN FAILURE Delegates Unable to Compromise on Pay ments DARTS April 18 confer ence of experts on reparation today veached a stage where it was head wlth a 3Padc during an argu necessary to consider the probable ment ovel remarks he charged Wil ffL i t ROT1 mn no a titc effect of a breakdown in negotia tions and subsequent return to the Dawes plan Negotiations and attempts to rec oncile the vastly divergent view points of the Germans and the al lied nations were continuing with a committee of eight headed by Lord Revelstoke seeking a com promise between the offer of Dr Hjalmar Schacht German spokes man and the total allies claims But so great was the difference between the two figures a differ ence estimated by some to exceed a present value of that there was a tendency in many quarters to envisage failure and consider what waa next Insists Dawes Plan Too High Reversion to the Dawes plan mwm Mrs TJoIieit Brown Lex ington Ky snapped after tell ing New Yorlc district attorney sie did not know at the tlmo anything had r happened to Arthur M Smith wealthy Cleveland Ohio mun who died following a fall alleged to have been due to a push given by Samuel E Bell oil man of Bal timore Md Following a party in an apartment on fashionable Iark Avenue New York Smith Is said by Bell to liave tried to enter the same tixl with Mrs Brown and himself FIRE PREVENTION MASS MEETING HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM Thursday April 18 P Iff E H Wagner president Mason City Chamber of Commerce presiding City high school band Gerald R Prescott director Floral Parade March Pique Dame Oveiure oy Von Suppe Rosida Waltz Melody of Youth Serenade Cotton Top Rag Pilgrims Chorus from Tannhauser by Wagner and Premium March by Huff RichardE Vernor manager of tlie fire prevention departmenl of the Western Actu arial Bureau of Chicago A Word of Osam field executive Boy Scouts of America Motion Pictures Flaming America bring maximum results address of Richard E Vernor man iger of the fire prevention depart nent of the Western Actuarial bu eau Chicago at a joint meeting of the Kiwanis club and the Cham ber of Commerce at the Hotel Han ford at noon Mr Vernor who spoke at gatherings of the older school children Wednesday also will be the chief speaker at the mass meeting Thursday evening To Get Pennants Pennants are to be given to Boy Scout troops having 90 per cent of their registered membership at the meeting The three troopa that bring the largest number of adults to the mass meetingwlll have their pennants inscribed First Place Second Place and Third Place respectively Boy Scouts will act us ushers at the meeting which will Reveal Plot to Kill King of Bulgaria Two Unexploded Bombs Are Foundin Railway Coach of Young Ruler SOFIA Bulgaria April IS Police announced today they had frustrated an attempt to assassinate King Boris when he returns to Bul garia with discovery of two urtex ploded bombs in the kings private railway coach last night The bombs were of obsolete type but sufficiently powerful to have wrecked the railway coach police said Their statement added that they had received warning certain com munists intended to take the life of the king if the bombs failed to explode King Boris was welcomed to Brussels yesterday by King Albert of Belgium who met him at the rail road station as he arrived from Ber i He has visited various European courts duringhis trip with gossip of a possible engagement to Prin cess Giovanna of Italy recently neg atived by reports that religious ob stacles would prevent the open to the general be free and public Harry K Kogers the fire clown lirot his superb fire prevention act lo several additional schools Thurs Is Held for Wilson Death Iwo Laborers Armed Went Down the Road to Settle Argument DBS April 18 Emery Darr of Polk City today faced charges of murder the result of the death last night of W E Wil son laborer also of Polk City Darr Sheriff Park A Findley said con fessed to striking Wilson over the head with a spade during an argu ment over remarks he charged son made against his character The tvyo men agreed to settle the thing it was reported after Darr informed Wilson of the remarks credited to him Darr picked up a spade Wilson an ax or crow bar They walked Clown the road a space and there L E Gcmricher deputy county auditor his father and M J Heitcamp found the fatally injured Wilson Ernest Foshe near whose farm the fight occurred waa the only known wit Art A Swim In whose home the two men met and agreed to settle their differences also was In Jail Sheriff Findley said a quantity of hbmemnde beer was found in the Swim home Darr today indicated he would plead self defense He said Wilson bearinga crowbar forced him to WJLLI prospective increases dating from the beginning of the next fiscal 3ear aiid continuingto an uncertain total Germany has repeatedly In sisted the Dawes plan annuities are far beyond her capacity to pay The procedure of the Revelstoke committee was uncertain but it was believed to be principally round ta ble discussion with three sets of fig ures as a basia The first of these was those represented by the Dawes plan Allies MakeOffer The second group represented the allied offer of last Saturday said to imply a present value to the cred itor nation claims of about 000000 and an eventual value of about 524000000000 Annuities were understood to progress arith metically from a figure between SnOO000000 and 5600000000 for 37 years reverting then to about 000000 for the other 21 years The third set of figures was that offered as a counter proposal by Dr Schacht at yesterdays plenary ses sion a set which preferred annul Lics for37 years only of 100 less than those contemplated by the allied nations and according to Fome estimates fall more than 000000000 short of the allied na tions total present value of 000000 for their claims French Liner Paris Pulls Itself Off Rocks in Channel LONDON French liner April 18 Payis fresh from a day and a half on a mud bank in New York harbor went aground un the rocks at Eddystone Light In fne English channel this morning but r veral hours later pulled itself off without and proceeded toward Plymouth The ship left Harve early today for New York but found the fog In the channel so heavy that it ost its counc 14 miles from Plymourn TIRN TO IIOP 11 rriT arul Ktruch the treacherous rocks ILKN 10 lYGk 11 COLUMN 3 near the lighthouse peachment trial of Superior Judge its case today after having decided I not to call Aimee Scmple McPhcr son evangelist to the witness stand lira McPherson alleged by the Hardy prosecutors to have paid the jurist for legal advice about the time her kidnaping story was under investigation two years ago was permitted to return to Los Angeles Walter Little chairman of the prosecuting board announced ever that the evangelist still was technically under subpoena and could be called later if needed In announcing that they had de cided against calling Mrs McPhei son to the stand the prosecutors issued a statement declaring that she had ben an unwilling and eva witness during the legislative investigation of Judge Hardys of ficial conduct and that she would not assist the board In Its efforts to submit all the truth about the case The prosecutors statement add CONGRESS GETS DOWN TO WORK ON FARM RELIEF House Begins Debate on Its Measure Senate Gets Proposal WASHINGTON April 18 The seventyfirst congress called into special session primarily j or consideration of the farm relief I roblem spttled down seriously to day to the work at hand The house started debate on a farm relief bill and in the senate a new agricultural aid measure was introduced The two bills drafted with a view oC accomplishing the same end dif fer in one major respect Both would provide for a federal arm board with a revolving fund on half a billion dollars but the senate measure proposes that the xmrd be given authority to employ ho export debentureplan in adtli ion to using the revolving fund as a means of controlling surpluses of men arguing Darr backing up anc Wilson advancing They disappeared below the level of hig farm yard and a little later Darr appeared and struck twice with his spade he said WIFE OF AGENT HELPED RAIDER Woman Aided Husband for Daily Helen Morgan Trial Reveals NEW YORK April engagement of the wife of a prbhibi lon agent as a special employe of the prohibition department at a salary of a day has been revealed n the trial of Helen Morgan night club hostess Miss Morgan is charged with maintaining a nuisance at a night club known as Helen Morgans sum mer home Lon H Tyson one of the agentr who raided the club after numerous visits testified under cross examin ation that his wife had been with ilm on many of his night club raids and had received 55 a day paid bi veekly with treasury department checks Why did you take your wife with PLANE FALLS IN STREET farm crops Differ on Board Members Under tho house measure the board would be composed six members while the senate measure suggests a of 12 Jn tbi house action started tup iuca uumnuL tee to give the farm bill the legisla tive right of way an agree ment to close general debate by Sat urday night This would pave the way for consideration of the mea sure with amendments m order the first of the week and make possible A final vote by the middle of the week or shortly thereafter In the senate the new farm bill vas presented by Chairman McNary f the agriculture committee and mmediately was referred back to hat group for further consideration md formal approval Leaders plan o start actual consideration of the measure In the senate Monday Hardly had the senate started vork today before a flood of legisla tive proposals touching on many subjects were offered Senate Bye republican North Dakota immedi ately proposed to restrict the senate to the consideration of farm relief legislation until It was enacted It cannot be acted upon under tho rules before tomorrow Backs Debenture Plan The senate bill differs from the you to lome asked a place like the Miss Morgans summer counsel A lady is necessary in the in END EVIDENCE IN HARDY CASE Prosecutors Decide Not to Summon Mrs McPherson to Stand SACRAMENTO Cal April 18 nan prosecution in the Imnaled the police department into vestigation of the higher clubs replied Tyson Miss Morgans attorney an nounced she would testify probably today when the defense opens Texas Guinan who last week was acquitted of a charge of maintain ing a nuisance in a night club has haled the police department into court to show cause why It should house measure in that it includes sections suggested by each of the three major farm organizations It has the debenture plan suggested by the national grange a board mem bership of 12 as desired by the Am erican Farm Bureau federation and wording calculated to strengthen the stabilization corporations as suggested by the farmers union The senate bill would give the president less power in the appoint ment of a chairman of the board In the house the chairman would serve at the presidents plea sure at a salary to be fixed by the Spinning groundwttrii ivuiu altitude at 2000 feet an air plane crushed Into a busy street of Detroit ntter the piano liad 1 wrcokBgb reinutried on tijo wires us shown here Two flyers were injured BRITISH LABOR PARTY ENEMIES BLAME LEADER VfacDonalds Repudia tion of Snowden Fails to End Dispute LONDON April 18 circles opposed to Ramsay Mac Donald and the labor party today charged that altho the former pre mier had thrown overboard Philip Snowden his repudiation had failed to clear a situation which was com promisingIn the extreme for his party MacDonald in a speech in the ommons last night disclaimed any Intention of repudiating the Bal four note or other Srltish debt agreement covenants Snowden who was chancellor of the exchequer in the labor cabinet had said the labor party held itself open to do so MacDonald said how ever the agreements were subject to revision The sensation created by Snow GOVERNOR GETS BLAME FOR NO CHANGE IN TAX Revisionists Prepared to Work for Special Meet ing in December By I C KABTACIt Associated Press Staff Writer MOINES April 18 J Events leading up to the Ipji jasse that caused the fortythird owa general assembly to deadlock or nearly a week beyond the tlmo Ixed for sine die adjournment wero e vie wed today in a lengthy states merit Issued by proponents for tax evlslon in the Iowa house of repre entatlves This statement which sets out he position of the insurgent group ii the house is founded upon the remises that tax revision wad irged by Governor Hammill in hia Iennial message that tha Iowa louse of representatives did its ut most to further the pronouncements I the governor by various means t set up but which were knocked own in the senate and that tho admlnstratlon failed to produce one measure backing up its tax revis ons assertions Text of the statement in part fol ows To the taxpayers of Iowa Since Friday April 12 business In the general assembly has been virtually at a standstill while i group of representativesstand the tax Burden Governor Suggested Revision At ttiB beginningof the present sessidn Gov John Hammill Jn hla message suggested tax revision that would relieve real property Iu particular of the heavy tax burden He recommended that the legisla ture find a means of eliminating the TURN TO PAGE 11 COLUMN 1 c mexecutive In the senate bill the dens theat made in the course of ClaSS Hntllrl lln tinI fin tini president would be directed to ap point a chairman from one of the 12 TVKN TO PAfiB 2R COLUMN 8 peacnment trial ot Superior Judge UUUIL snow cause wny it should Carlos S Hardy neared the end of not be restrained from attempting its case today after having decided to enforce the 3 a m curfew on the ed that a great proportion of the evidence already submitted by the managers has come from the lips or witnesses who testified unwillin Club Intime Guggenheims Daughter Will Visit Europe Husband Stays Home NEW YORK April trip to Europe on which she will not be accompanied by her recently acquired husband today appeared to be In prospect for Mrs Thomas M Gorman Guggenheim the former Natalie The palatial Guggenheim home at Roslyn Long Island took on a de serted appearance with the depar ture for an unannounced destination of Mf and Mrs Edmond A Guggen heim and 18 year old Natalie Gorman the young real estate broker who secretly married the heiress on April 6 admitted he had not seen his bride for some time He spent yesterday in SKIRMISH HALTS FEDERAL TROOPS attack Tuesday on Winston Churchills budget proposals to re pudiate the agreements which se the debts of France and Italy to Kngland at only an amount neces sary to cover British indebtedness to the United States continued un abated Liberals altho they always dis approved Premier Baldwins debt arrangement joined with the gov ernment and conservative leaders in UlaKlo tn Pnnrcn enouncing the idea of repudia U liable tO tOncen tlon Walter Runciman who la trate Men for Sonora actingp liberal Ieader m the com mons m the absence of David Lloyd George told ttfe house last night his party wished to make it clear that it would not depart from a doctrine of continuation of contrac AUDUBON FOR PAVED ROADS Voters Approve Proposal for Highway Bond Issue AUDUBON April 8 on joined Story and Shelby coun ties In approving a road bond Issue vhen its voters put the stamp of approval on the proposition at a special election yesterday The inal count showed 1414 for tha bond and 734 against them Tho other Iwo counties voted bomta early this spring With the carrying of tho election miles of concrete surfacing in the county was assured The program calls for paving federal highway No between Audubon and Exlra and primary road No 7 from Hanlin cast to the Guthrie county line this year with the remainder of the sur facing to be finished next year The city of Audubon piling up n heavy yes vote wiped out tha strong opposition to the bonds shown by the rural precincts Audubon voted 925 to 121 Exfra 156 to 74 Kimballton 156 to 21 Brayton 81 to 27 and Gray 43 to 17 Hamlln voted against the bonds 24 to 52 Melville was the lone rural precinct to cast a majority for tha issue Campaign JUAREZ Chihuahua Mexico April 18 An insurgent upiis ing in western Coahuila and a skir miah at Pulpito pass today Imd halted the concentration of federal troops for the campaign against the rebels in Sonora The uprising in a state previously believed to have been freed of revo lutionists was followed by a minor battle between the insurgents and federal cavalrymen dispatched to the scene by Gen Eulogio Ortiz re ports received here said According to the reports which did not name the town where the trouble occurred or give the location of General Ortizs troops they were ready to leave for this border city Gen A Almazan who will direct the campaign in Sonora said ne npeni yesierimy in nowniown uncut in rtonora said New York with his business received word last nlpht that Ms ate Josenh L OConnell but the j advance puard had had its first with rebels at PulplLo j latter said it wn in connection with skirmish ireal estate matters tual Internationa obligations how ever much they might disapprove the terms He said the liberal party wanted the world to realize that once Great Britain put her name to an under standing she carried it thru This cue was followed strongly by the liberal press whose election j campaign against the labor party j has been as vigorous as that of the conservatives Southern Cross Takes Off SYDNEY N S W April 18 airplane Cross landed at Derby western Australia todny after more than two weeks spent on a mudflat near the mouth of the Glenelg river during most of which time Capt Charles Kingston Smith and Ihvee other aboard it I were objects of widespread search AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Pa didnt think he was goin to die but he looked kind o blue the day he seen my hands stained black where Id been tryin to dye my tau coat I ;