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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 2, 1929, Mason City, Iowa J North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for VOL XXXVI EWE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY DECEMBER 2 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERVICE NO 46 f NEW SESSION CALLED TO ORDER Nine SAILOR IN HERO ROLE PREVENTS BIG DEATHTOLL Women and Children First Shouts Gob After Crash Train Is Wrecked I Va Dec 2 crews today were removing the last of the wreckage of a train that Jeft the rails piling up eight coaches with a death toll of nine persons and an injured list of 24 The train was bound from Cape Charles Va on the Pennsylvania railroad for New York with excursionists Calm orders Save women and children first by Karl F Chenoweth boatswains mate at tached to the battleship Oklahoma probably saved scores from death in the stampede that started in an overturned third car said A V Kemp of Norfolk asurvivor Chen oweth was injured himself Doctors said that Mrs Kemp was saved fromdeath by the sailor tied a handkerchief above Mrs Kemps half severed wrist Five of the dead were white and four were Negroes The dead are Miss Grace Raby 29 Norfolk Va Mrs Annie Abrams 39 Norfolk v V 19 IN Y ingf Jane Diggs Negro Norfolk Va Three unidentified Negroes Four hundred and eightyeight passengers were speeding up the eastern shore peninsula of Virginia early Sunday when they were thrown from their seats under a shower of flying glass as the cars struck a broken raii and careened Two coaches were overturned and four behind smashed into them The and the first two cars remained on the traces Vpuih Accidentally Shot DES MOINES Dec 2 man Frost 17 is dead from wounds received when he was accidentally shot yesterday while hunting near Adel Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Dec Instead of talking about con gress Grundy sugar Knute Rockne federal reserve south pole and mote conferences did you know that right from Claremore and Rogers county the Young boys from their high schools won he champion live WILL ROGERS stock judging at the big interna tional stock show at Chicago last week thats from the whola world These 4rH clubs to eucouraga boys to raise livestock beats all the fraternity pins you can col lect in a wash tub raise live stock instead of margins Ge the farmer some fair prices and these kids will inspire more confidence than a band of financiers Yours WILL ITALYS ROYAL PAIR TO VISIT IOWA FORECAST Fair Mondaynight and prob ably Tuesday Rising tempera tures Tuesday and in extreme northwest portion late Mondiiv night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Sunday Maximum Night Minimum Snowfall Precipitation 22 Above 2 Below 1 Inch A Inch i Figures for rike period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Saturday Maximum 19 Above Night Minimum 14 Above fc Snoivfall 4 Inches Precipitation 20 Inch Irrespective of how November f came In none can deny that It went put like a lion Saturday night p The snowfall which began late in j the afternoon continued thru the night and Sunday morning there was a fluffy covering of white that t measured 4 inches on the level I Moreover it continued thru the day vi spasmodically and the total was I 7 I increased to 5 inches by late Sun day afternoon when the clouds broke away Sunday nights mini mum was 7 degrees higher than the record for the last week season established Expected to Watch Procession n OMB Dec 2 official communication today announced that the Italian sovereigns would visit Pope Pius at 11 a m Thurs day Their majesties will go to the Vatican with many attendants in cluding the foreign minister prefect of the palace the court chaplain and others The Roman stage is set for the performance of one of the most dra matic pieces it will ever visit of the king and the queen of Italy to Pope Pius XI Ever since the signing of the Lat eran treaty Feb 11 ecclesiastical and governmental officials have been arranging every detail of the procedure and setting This is the first time a king and a queen of united Italy have visited a pope The audience is expected to reach at least 500000 persons Troops to Line Route The first step in the ceremony embraces the royal procession from the Quirinal palace to the vatican The king and queen will go in a carriage of state drawn by four horses The procession will follow a route about two miles long It will cross the Tiber at the Victor Emmanuel bridge under the shadow of the Castel San Angelo once a papal fortress The route will be lined with thousands of troops At the boundary line of Vatican City the royal pair will be met by TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 3 EYELOSTWHEN GUN DISCHARGES Rake Man Confined in Local Hospital Following Accident Jasper Dohlmen Rake is in a critical Condition in Park hospital suffering from injuries l received wnen a gun accidentally exploded Sunday morning vhen he was hunt ing with friends The fine shot from a shotgun shattered one side of his UEORAH ENTRY WINS EVENT AT CHICAGO SHOW lowans Take Five First Places at Exposi x tion CHICAGO Dec 2 Iowa con testants won five first places Sundaj in the International Live stock show heres Blanche Rose Decorah heaciec Lhe competitors in the room im provemtnt contest in the 4H cub section Marie Bruss Walcott won the canned goods for unexpected guests event Foster Brothers Earl ham were first and second in the exhibit of carloads of fat cattle for two year old Here fords William Steele Anita was awarded first paco for his exhibition of 10 nars of whito corn for region three and John Glennie of Missouri Valley was first in the contest for single ear of corn in the same region Other Iowa Winners Other winners from Iowa follow Intercollegiate livestock judging Iowa State college seventh Timothy seed contest Carl Hold en Willtamsburg seventh J T Wasson Panora fourteenth Ten ears of white corn region 3 John Justice of Ankeny second George B Hoffman of Ida Grove com region 3 GVSTcrW Pearson of Mitchellville secord D H Sprinkle Elliott TO PAGE 2 COLTOIN 4 face eye and caused the loss of one The accident occurred when Mr Dohhnen and his companions were STORM CRIPPLES THREE STEAMERS Fate of Vessels Shrouded in Storm Off New foundland ST JOHNS N F Dec 2 The fate of three freighters anda dozen schooners was shrouded iu a snowstorm that blanketed the Newfoundland coast today A pilot boat which put out to reach the 700 ton Norwegian freighter Hertha drifting with her uei exhausted off Cape Spear ailed to return Two tugs which went out to search returned with out finding any trace of the Hertha which apparently drifted out to sea On account of a gale and a leavy sea it wag feared the pilot boat had foundered Broken Rudder Reported A tug left Sydney Friday night to take in tow the Norwegian freighter Grey County disabled 140 miles east of Cape Race with 3 broken rudder The Norwegian freighter Labelle county was in trouble 400 miles southeast of St Johns with her smokestack and bridge deck carried away The crew of the schooner George Kay and Catherine B were landed here by the steamer Jofkleln whico took them off the foundering vessel 45 miles from port Captain Green of the May does not believe any of the frozen or wore schooners with which the wecked craft sailed from St Johns could make port in the gale Canadian Steamer Aground OSWEGO N Y Dec 2 steamer Sarniadoc Canadian reg istry was aground on Main Duck Jsland 26 miles from here in Lake with heavy seas sweepin here today Tbe freighter loadci with 2100 tons of grain and carry ing a crew of about 18 men wont ashore in a northwest gale yester ARCHANGEL DEAD HOME IMPROVE RIVER ENGINEER ASKS Seven Million Planned From Sioux City to Kansas City WASHINGTON Dec 2 asking to be appro priated for the Missouri river Maj General Lytle Brown chief of engi neers of the army explained to con gress in his annual report today how it was contemplated to use these funds during the fiscal year begin ning July 1 1930 For the river from Kansas City to the mouth is asked This will be allotted as follows Channel rectification and bank protection works main1 fairs there enance and repair of existing work 750000 construction of plant and Bodies oE 75 American soldiers from Michigan who lost their lives in the Archangel cumimlgn against the Russians just below the Arctic circle following tho World war are brot home with trans shipment to the steamer President Roosevelt at Cherbourg France and special train from New York to Detroit GARNER DENIES i Representative Says He Was Not Responsible for Probe WASHINGTON Dec 2 ypjsRep resentative Garner of Texas one of the democratic leaders in congress oday denied as untrue a statement by John H1 KirbyHouston million aire and president of the Southern Tariff association that ho was re sponsible for the inquiry by the sen ate lobby committee into activities of the association on the tariff Last week J A Arnold manager of the association announced he had resigued and Kirby asserted Garner lad instipated the inquiry to get rid of Arnold Garner besides being democratic house leader is the sen or minority member of the ways means committee which framed the tariff measure Garner today said Kirby had paid itm a great compliment in at ributing to him the start of the in quiry He added the committee had disclosed a plan by Arnold and Vance Muse a field man of the as sociation to blacken the demo cratic party by electing Negro con ressmen in the socalled block belts f Chicago New York and St Louis This plan Garner asserted was one of the most damnable plots ever conceived BOAMPJOVES equipment care and re pair of floating plant op eration arid repair of sung boat and superintendence and of fice 5150000 3 Million for Missouri The unexpended balance of 282328 is being used during the cur rent year toward procuring the 6 foot channel from Kansas City to the mouth necessary maintenance works removal otchan day The freighter Valley Camp of Cleveland was reported standing by Coast guardsmen were on the scene this morning but the heavy surf and rough water prevented them going to the freighter Attempts also were made to reach a salvage steamer at Kings The Sarniadoc is owned by James CJayfair and company of Savina Ont one of a fleet of Dfi freighters and wrecking ton Ont ctting in a car In some manner a gun in the hands of one of his com operated by the company paniong exploded and discharged the full force of the guUshot into f the side of his face at clase range He was rushed to tho hospital where he was given treatment at once Physicians hope that the sight of his other eye may be saved He s 17 years of age 1 M If f DCS HJFoines flfnii Killed DES MOINES Dec 2 rest Orvllle Bastow 25 was killed today when the shotgun he was cleaning accidentally discharged at ms home here The charge atrucft urn in the side of the head SIX KILLED AT GRADE CROSSING Circumstances Indicate Car Was Trying to Beat Train WHITTIER Cal Doc 2 story of a wild ride with death to be told to a coroners jury here today at an inquest into the acci dent which cost the lives of six young persons at a grade crossing near here The six were killed yes terday when their small automobile was struck by a Santa Fc passenger train and hurled a mass of twisted wreckage against the concrete base of a semaphore sipmal Sheriffs deputies said the paity was returning to Los Angeles from a dance in Santa Fe Springs and apparently attempt was made to beat the train to the crossing The dead William R De Ford 21 former Los Angeles high school football Player Mr and Mrs Joseph Mc Caiu Centralia Wash Edwin C Bike 23 Miss Arline Terr ID nntl Mrs Audna Day 23 all of Los Angeles Russia and China are beginning Farmers Union Terminal As sociation St Paul Given Sum WASHINGTON Dec 2 commodity loan of to the farmers union terminal association of St Paul to supplement loans trom the federal intermediate credit bank on grain stores in licensed country elevators or warehouses wa approved today by the federal farm board A commodity loan of 55000000 to the western cattle marketingas sociation of Sau Francisco approved The loan to the cattle association will enable it to make advances t its members on feeder cattle not ex cecdmg 75 per cent of the appraise value of the cattle at the time th loan is made A condition of a loan from the as Bociation to a member is that th cattle must be under contract to be marketed thru the association The loan to the terminal assocla tion witi enable it to make advances to grower members in line with thi wheat policy of the farm board WARMERSPlLL DUE FOR IOWA Most of State Covered by Blanket of Snow 3 Inches Deep DES MOFNES Doc 2 TVRe lief from the cold wave as well as the blanket of snow which has cov ered Iowa to an average depth of 3 inches la in sight the weather bureau announced today It forecast rjsinglepmeratures Charles City was the coldest spot in Iowa last night according to Ui bureau The mercury droynetl to 2 below zero there Dubuque Davenport Keokuk and Sioux City reported 2 above zero and Des Moines 3 above zero More Cold for Ciilcacn CHICAGO Dec 2 cold weather that iced the middle west last week was lumbering down from the northwest today The weather bureau said it would arrive before night and would stav awhile The weekend offered only slight respite Temperatures arose from the near zero of Saturday morning nnd reached the upper twenties yes terday but had started down again at dawn today Would Stop All Wars CHICAGO Dec 2 Hurley wartime chairman of he U S shipping board said today Former Byrd Aid Believed Dead Found One Time Business Manager Worked on Omaha Paper OMAHA Dec 2 Gale Brophy business manager for the Byrd antarctic expedition who resigned suddenly in New Zealand last spring and later disappearel from New York leaving a suicide note has been found alive working on the copy desk of the Omaha Bee News The BeeNews said iu a copyrighted story today that Brophys identity was learned from a photograph showing him with Commander Richard Byrd Brophy who had been working here as C Manning Mitchell admitted his Identity and left at once for New Yorksaying he intended to straighten out his af Lett Suicide Note Brophy disappeared from New nel obstructions plant etc repairs of wbrk York last August leaving a note to his wife which said he was going to Coney Island and walk into the waves until they cover me and then I will be up more New York po lice after an investigation said the5 doubted that Brophy had killed him self Nothing was heard of him until the news editor of the Bee Mews made the discovery yesterday I only wanted to rest BroptJr explained My nerves were shat tered I was tired distraught un able to find relief from the pressure CiEy and Sioux City Iowa 3 000 000 is asked General Brown said the present years operations would exhaust available funds amounting to by June 30 next the largest portion being used in con struction of dikes Of that amount asked for the coming fiscal year would be used in channel rectification and bank protection works in maintenance and repair of existing work in construction of plant and equipment TUIIN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN t i romiccr j control of the basic raw material IOWAN INVENTS GAS PROCESS Claims He Can Burn Coal Under Ground to Ob tain Fuel WATERLOO Dec 2 Ranney son of Mr and Mrs J A Ranney farmers near here has ap plied for 46 patents to cover a pro cess he has invented for burning coal in the ground and piping the re sultant gas to the surface the Wa terloo Courier said today The pror cess he told the Courier enables gag either to be piped to the con suming area or burned at the mouth of the mine and transformed into electricity The gas produced by his process Ranney claimed can be produced in the ground in Pennsylvania and piped to New York City to sell for less than 12 cents a thousand cubic feet The present production cost in New York plants is 55 cents a thousand he said The Courier said that Ranney be lieves by controlling the coal in the ground either petroleum or carbon dioxide gas hay be produced From tho former he contended he can get gasoline from the latter dry ice both available at low cost Allison Legion Post Elects New Officials ALLISON Dee for tho coming year were elected at a meeting of the American Legion They are Chris Shirer mander Dave Kramer TAX CUT MOVE FIRST BUSINESS TO BE BROT UP Legislators Prepare to Receive Message of Hoover BULLETIN WASHINGTON Dec 2 After hearing opposing counsel tlie senate elections subcom inlttco hearing tho VareWilson Vennsylvunla senatorial contest of tho UD2fi election went Into executive session into today to consider drafting a Una report T1TASHINGTON Dec 2 new session of congress began at noon today facing the task of passing on President Hoovers first full legislative program which wilt bo placed before it tomorrow in a 12000 word message Altho it was a new session It was not a new congress for its members had been engaged hi work of the special session thru the summer Altho work consisted largely of ormaltties and a preparation for the days ahead Chairman Hawlejr of the house ways and means com mittee introduced a resolution to carry out the treasury plan for a 1 jer cent reduction ia the tax rate on individual arid corporation in to effect a total tax cut of Both houses convened at noon Vice President Curtis pounding foe order in the senate and Speaker TUongworth wielding the gaveV la the I have found rest In Omaha bu I am going back to New York ana TUKN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 6 FREUNGHUYSEN IS STILL IN RACE Undismayed by Appoint ment of Morrow as N J Senator ATLANTIC N J Dec I by the prospect of finding himself opposed by Ambas sador Dwight W Morrow and a powerful organization Joseph Fre linghuysen has expressed his deter mination to continue in the race for United States senator from New Jersey I have announced my candidacy and I certainly shall run he said at his home at Far Hills N J ACter learning that Gov Morgan F Lar son intends to appoint Ambassador Morrow to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Senator Wal ter E Edge recently named am bassador to France David Baird Jr who has been appointed to the vacant senate seat announced that he would resign in favor of Morrow as soon as tho lat ter returns from the naval reduc tion conference in London which begins next month Nearly Present Nearly a full membership of both houses was present sion lasted only nine minutes Senator Watson of Indiana re publican leader returned after an absence of three weeks in quest of rest The Rev Z B Phillips chaplain of the senate offered prayer ajid TUKN TO 1AGE 2 COLUMN 5 post vice com mander Paul Schaeffer adjutant John Folkers finance officer Hugh Carter sergeant at arms and John Weiland historian IOWA MINERS GO ON STRIKE Company Refuses to Install Conveyance for Workmen DES MOINES Dec 2 tween 450 and 500 members of the United Mine Workers of America employed at the Scandia mine No south of Madrid went on strike today forcing suspension of oper ations in one of the largest mines in Iowa Union officials said the operators had been notified there would be no work today unless arrangements had been made to install a conveyance for the men to work in a portion of the mine Company officers said it would be dangerous to carry the men over the slope in question At the slate house it was said Ed Sweeney state mine inspector had expressed opinion that there would be too much risk in use of such a carrier Approximately onethird of the men on strike would be affected by the change They now have to walk thru the slope tunnel Probably they cat It stunting he cause it has shortened many an air News SUSPECT TRAIN ROBBER IN JAIL Former Convict Trailed to Oklahoma by Deputy Sheriff PAWNEE Okla Dec 2 Tom Vernon 43 erstwhile cowboy rodeo rider and fireman and five times a convict awaited in jail here today the outcome of efforts of Wyoming and California to claim him for interrogation about the wreckingand robbing of twopas senger trains Officers from both states declared that passengers of the Portland lim ited of the Union Pacific derailed and robbed near Cheyenne Wyo last Monday night and of the Pa cific coast limited of the Southern Pacific railroad similarly derailed and plundered near Saugus Cal Nov 10 had identified Vernons photographs as those of the man who single handed lined them up and took their money Approximately was reported taken in Colifornin and 5230 in Wyoming AUNT HET By Robert Quillet I dont mistrust Pa wouldnt mind him flirtin with another woman if she didnt smile at me like she was the cat that et the ca nary ;