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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 4, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY v Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED TOMBiroa MASQN CITY WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 4lMff ME EDITION ILLIONS NORRIS SCORES VARE MACHINES WORK AT POLLS SenatorElect Makes His Plea to Be Allowed His Seat WASHINGTON Dec 4 UPR6 sumirigarguments in support of his resolution to bar William S Vare of Pennsylvania from a senate seat Senator Norrig republican Nebraska asserted in the senate to day that an honest election in the of Philadelphia is unknown within the memory of any man Norris said the Vare machine in Philadelphia levied assessments against the salaries of city employes for politicalpurposes and asserted he had information it is done He read it letter from a city em pJoye statingthat if the seriate seri ously was i interested in where Thomas W Cunningham sheriff of Philadelphia cbuntygot the he contributed to th Vare 1926 primary fund it could very easily find out Norris did not name the employe sayingthe man probably would los his job if he did Wants Further Investigation The letter Norris continued said that Vare should be back driving a slop cart and that BillCampbel contributed any sucnsum a VareS jprimary cam PHESS NEWS SUPPLMENTAL flERVIGB N0i 48 I BY fronilthe yi i teeandsaiaso mucfi cofruptionwa ieyiderit ithat the should be instructed tomake further inves i tigatipn of thtsedamnablethings Sayinghe was only Chitting tho higltf spots Nbrrissaid there were volumes and volumes of evidence carried on by the Vare machine and datingback for 25 years Compared with this ma chine he added Tammany was a white robed angel Denouncing the employment of watchers at the polls by Vare forces in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh Norris said he could not conceive of a man running for office spending 100000 to employ watchers in one city alone unless he wanted to buy the election The record showed Norris went on that the was spent in Philadelphia and that was expended for the same purpose In TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN K Local Man Addresses Epworth League From Northern Iowa Towns THORNTONDec of the Epworth leagues from Britt Garner Clear Lake Swaledale KJeaime and Thornton met st Thornton Monday night for a rally and social timej C Underwood Mason City was present and gave a speech on the subject You the The next social gather ing willbe held at Britt Jan 13 Weal IOWA FORECAST Generally tair Wednesday night and Thursday warmer Wednesday night tOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Highest Tuesday 23 Above Lowest In Night 9 Above At 8 A M Wednesday 16 Above Again Wednesday morning the stage seemed to be set for a marked warming up There was a southerly wind and a bright sun But the same conditions Tuesday morning brot nothingmore than a maximum O degrees lower than the melting level Even the weather man finds it hazardous to predict what Decem ber Is going to do Will Rogers HILLS Dec 4 My newspapers have just sent me out to cover the great profes sionat golf c h a mpionship played right here with thou sands prostrat ed with the beat Hagen was marvelous In a light muddy gel never looked prettier in a dull straightwaisted overhand Mussolini wouldhave been proud of Gene Sarazea in a Fascistic fawncolored stance Horton Smith Missouris sole gift to the nation since Champ Clark was the cynosure of all eyes in a lowgeared blue highwaisted sweater with pantaloons in happy discord Johnny Farrell was in all orange with a putt split up the back Johnny Golden wag arrayed in an overhanging torso with stockings to match And Abe Es pinosa in honor of Ireland dressed all in green playinga 100 per cent Jewish course be fore an audience composed 90 per centof the Ku Kliix Klan WILL FINISHED THRU NORTHERN IOWA Considerable Still Un done in Southern Counties DES MOINES Dec 4 huskingis practically finished if the northern half of Iowa but zibour 40 per cent is still in the fields in some extreme southern counties the weekly report of Charles D Reed director or the governmcn crop bureau here said today Tests made of samples of coin from all sections of Iowa collected from fields and cribs on the average date of Nov 20 showed moisture content of 212 per cent compared with 19 on the average date o Nov 21 1928 the report continued Since Oct 11 corn has los per cent of moisture A further step was taken this year to test the composite samples in each of the line districts of the state for deight er measured bushel according to fhB methods provided by federa rain standards This gave the average for the state as 525 pounds of shelled corn TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 3 NOONANLABOR LEADER IS DEAD Burns in Apartment Fatal to Vice President of Federation BULLETIN WASHINGTON Dec 4 James P Noonan vice presi dent of the American Federa tion of Labor and president of the International Brotherhood of Electrical workers died here today from burns received in an early morning fire in his apart ment WASHINGTON Dec 4 James P Noonan vice president of the American Federation of Labor and president of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers was badly burned early today in a fire that started in hia apartment Noonan was found lying on tho oor in his apartment by firemen who broke into the room after a neighbor by groans and the smell of smoke sent in an alarm The labor official was taken to a hospital where his condition was said to be critical Firemen said they believed Noon an went to sleep while smoking and that the fire from his cigaret or ci gar ignited the couch on which he was lying U S NoteUnf riendly MMANUS DIDNT NOTIFY VICTIM WITNESS CLAIMS Restaurant Man Took Call for Slain Gambler MEW YORK Dec 4 the telephone call which summoned Arnold Rothstein to the ParkCen tral hotel waa not made by George was the testimony of a prosecution witness under cross in the trial of the Roth stein murder Abe Scher who was cashier at Lindys restaurant Nov 4 1928 testified that he had taken the telephone message in answer to which the state charges Rothstein went to t5e room rented by Mc Manus in the Park Central hotel and was shot The witness testified that a per son who said he was George Mc Mauus asked for Rothstein and when told that he was not in the restaurant at the time asked that he be told to up room 349 of the Park Central Under crpss examination he was asked if he recognizedthe voice as that of McManus r Scher beenfthe voice of Mc it v Scher admitted that he had been before the grand jury twice and had changed hiirstory saying at the second examination that it was Mc Manus who called MILLS EXPLAINS DETAILS OF CUT HooveVs Reduction Pro gram Indorsed by Treasury WASHINGTON Dec 4 Ai Movmg to speed congressional ac tion on the administrations S160 000000 income tax reduction pro gram under Secretary Mills of th treasury appeared before the nous ways and means committee toda and explained the proposed cut i detail The Hawley resolution to provid fora flat 1 per cent reduction o corporation and normal individua incomes of 1929 on which the com mittee was holding hearings fo lowed he said President Hoover recommendations and was approve bythe treasury department AHhp party leaders in both nous es had agreed to the plan Mills ex plained the treasury had been con fronted with the difficulty of de termining the business trend of th coming year in arriving at th amount of reduction that could b allowed i The features of the measure were lie said that it limits the new rate to one novelty in incom ax legislation in this that it gives relief to the maximum number of income tax payers wit relatively larger benefits to thos with smallerincomes The reasons for limited revision were he said the estimated surplus of for 1930 and the es timated surplus of foi IS31 rranzen Addresses Lions at Belmond on Beet Sugar BBLMOND Dec Lion club enjoyed the usual luncheon Monday at the Hotel Case F C Tranzen of Mason City represent the American Beet Sugar com any talked to the club He stressed he need of using more Iowa made andIowa grown sugar Shsppjfp IOWAN IS MISSING Believed the victim of a crash while flying his mail plane over tlie NewYork to Cleveland route In a storm THoman f Nelson lowan above a friend of Col Charles Lindbergh 1s believed dead after rescue planes failed In scouring tlie treacherous ricin search ThfrpHot was veteran Comrnittee Approves Cut in Tax WASHINGTON Dec 4 administrations 5160000000 income tax reduction plan was approved to day by the house ways and means committee and will be brot before the house for action Thursday Representative Raniseyer of Iowa a republican committee member an nounced he proposed to file a minor ity report opposing the tax meas ure He said that according to his fig ures it would run us into the red His opposition is the first that has been announced to the tax reduction plan 2 MILLION FOR IOWA HIGHWAYS Federal Allotment to Be Expended During 1931 By STAFF CORRESPONDENT WASHINGTON Dec will get for use on its building program out of alloted here by the merit of agriculture for ex pcnditure during the fiscal yea WHO Asks Old Channel Be Returned DBS MOINES Dec 4 turn of its former cleared channel full time broadcasting privileges and restoration of its former 5BO kilocycles frequency were asked by radio station WHO of Des Moincs today in an appeal to the federal radio commission Gerard Nollen president of the insurance company which operates WHO said in a letter to the com mission that it was understood the commission was about to clear thte 580 channel and that the operators felt that inasmuchas WHO had that frequency before the realloca tion of November 1928 it was en titledto the assignment Restoration of WHO tothe 560 channel would give it full time broadcasting and would also in crease the stations wave length by 235 meters Nollen said At present WHO and WOC of Davenport have their time on a frequency of Plans for formation of a company to operateWHO and WOC as a synchronized unit so that each could be on the air full time were an nounced Monday G E Brammer Des lloines at torney member of the merger or ganization committee said return of WHrO to its 560frequency would have no effect uponthe pro posed consolidation Lloyd C Thomas ot Pitta options on stat iotas andif plan s f o r company gothru as ex pected the stationswill be hookel lipBrammer said i HOOVER MIGHT NAME HURLEY Washington Expects Acting Secretary of War Will Be Appointed QUESTION RIGHT OF AMERICA TO ENTER DISPUTE Moscow Amazed at Action to Prevent Manchu Trouble MOSCOW Dec 4 The m government notified the United States today it could not consider the American note reminding the Russian and Chinese governments of their Kellogg pact obligations as a friendly act In a memorandum handed tha French ambassador Maurice Hnr bette by Maxim Litvinoff acting commissar for foreign affairs the expressed government soviet government amazement that the of the United States which by its own will has no official relations with the soviet deems it possible apply to it with advice and covm U S Has No Right another place the memovan sel In an dum said The soviet government states further that the Pact of Paris does not give ariyV single state or group of states the function of pro tector oE this The soviet a1 any rate never expressed consent vj or by mutual consent should take upon themselves such a right Prior to publication of the mem orandum announcement was made that plenipotentiaries of the Mos cow and Mukden provincial govern ments conferring at NikolskyUs suriisky a few miles north of Vladi vostok had signed a protocol reor ganizing the administration of tin SUCCEEDS WARREN Aiioclalcd Press Photo Patrick Sullivan republican national vonmiitteemaa from Wyoming has been named to fill the senate seat left vacant liy the death of Francis E AVnr ren SULLIVAN WILL HOLD WARRENS WASHINGTON Dec 4 W President Hoover is expected to name a new secretary of war some i before Christmas and contf TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 4 LINDBERlTO HUNT FLYER dence was expressed o circles today that Acting Secretary Patrick J Hurley would be aii vanced tothe head of the departI ment No Trace Found Iowa Boy Airmail Pilot of Altho this fund will not be avail able until next year the department pointed out that state highway offi cials will be able to make advance plans for construction during the building season on the basis of the allotment The departments announcement t was in keeping with President rfoovers recent call for the speed DgT up of public building program to promote business and prevent un employment The allocation as announced does ct take into consideration the pro pcsa now before congress to in crease the annual federal appro iriation for federal aid to highway nnldingto more than whichwill be given consideration miring the present session Success n this move will insure additional unds for state road building next Since the death of Secretary James W Good many have nv pressed the hope to Hoover that Hurley might assume the pose These expressions have come par ticularly from the south which hart desired representation in the cabi net After the death of Good Hurley took over the duties of the war de partment and has been the nominal officer in charge He regularly at tends cabinet meetings and is callea upon frequently by the president to discuss war department matters ELEvlNMEMBERS OF CREW PERISH Rescue Steamer Finds Part of Ships list Marooned on Island PAGO PAGO Samoa Dec 3 steamer Tron gate wirelessed tonight that she had rescued the members of the wrecked freighter Norwich City on the reef of Gardner island and that 11 of the Norwich Citys crew perished when the vessel was wrecked Satur day The Norwich City carried a crew of 34 men Hope had been held that they would be removed safely as the steamer Lavington Court ra dioed yesterday that she had sighted the wreck on the beach and that she was working withthe steamer Lincoln Ellsworth td save the crew The message said there was every prospect of saving all lives but that the Norwich City was a total loss Heavy surf was rolling over the Ned White a Commnnder WESTVILLE L Vhite former national vice com nander of the American Legion as recently installed as command 1 of Post No 39 of the Legion coral reef which virtually surrounds the island The Trongate reported that 20 others of the Norwich Citys crew were on the island with heavy seas and the dangerous coral reef pre venting them from being taken to safety aboard the rescue ship Mes BULLETIN CLARION Pa Dec 4 Colonel Charles A Lindbergh today offered to aid in the search for Thomas P Nelson of Plainfield N J air mail pilot on the New York to Cleveland route who disappeared while flying from Bellftfonte Pa to Cleveland early Monday CLARION Pa Dec 4 The hunt for Thomas P Nelson of Iowa airmail pilot missingsince Monday was extended today from Clarion to Andover Ohio altho searchers admitted they were hope of finding Nelson alive Several planes which searched for Nelson yesterday and then went o Cleveland because of limited facili ties at the local airport will return today to join other planes which will start out from here A heavy snow was falling and the thermome ter registered 4 degrees above zero W L Smith district superintend ent of the National Air Transport company Cleveland which era ployed Nelson and who had estab lished headquarters at a hotel here said today he planned to lay out the search area in squares Each search plane will be assigned a square comprising three miles each day WealtKySheep v Temporary Appoint ment Wyo Dec 4 Patrick J Sullivan prominent oil and sheepman Casper and for 20 years Wyoming member of the republican national committee temporarily will succeed the late Francis E Warren in the United States senate Gov Frank C Emerson announced Sullivans appointment last night stipulating that the new senator would serve only until a successor is chosen at a special senatorial elec tion to be held next month The an nouncement was made after a spe cial meeting of the central repub lican committee here at which Sul livan was endorsed Sullivan accepted adding he would come to Cheyenne Thursday for his credentials leaving the same day for Washington Politics is no strange field for the new Wyoming senator During his 41 years residence in Wyoming he has served 18 years as state sen ator two years as state representa tive six years as chairman of the republican state committee and as mayor of Casper Sullivancame to Former Iowa Nurse Awarded in Kansas City Court KANSAS CITY Dec 4 Miss Florence Tow 29 a graduate nurse of Cedar Rapids Iowa was awarded a judgment of in circuit court here yesterday against Samuel H Levitch traveling sales man of Minneapolis for breach of promise The suit was filed here because Levitch is said to spend a large pail of his time here Miss Tow said that Levitch asked herto marry him in 1924 and sub sequently she began taking instruc tions in the Jewish faith from a rabbi to whom Levitch had taken from the years later Miss tild J JgffX her Wyoming in 1888 virtually penni slon less It has been said that when he left New York the same year that he arrived from Ireland Sullivan spent all his money for a ticket to take htm as far west as possible That ticket took him to Rawlins a sheep center where he made a start in the business that soon won for him a substantial income Later at Casper he took advan tage of the opportunities offered during the Salt creek oil boom and is understood to have become weal thy thru oil operations there IOWAN EXHIBITS CHAMPION STEER Rose Hill Man Walks Off With High Honors at Stock Show CHICAGO IJec 4 by the triumphant Elliott Brown 20 year old Rose Hill Iowa youth whose Lucky Strike was chosen grand champion steer at the Inter national Livestock show breeders of the Hawkeye state today con tinued to annex scores of honors in every division Mrs Irene Brown Hill with several entries in tho Aber deen Angus cow classes won first for cows 2 to 3b years old sec ond for heifers 2 to 2 years first for heifers a year and one half to 2 and fourth for aged cows Harlan Entries Win Harrison and Ryan of Harlan added to their laurels by showing j TURN TO PAGE 5 COLJJMN 3 GARMENT STRIKE IS THREATENED 100000 Workers in Seven Eastern Cities May Quit Work CLEVELAND Ohio Dec 4 Authorization of a srike of rs in seven todays ass the International Ladies Garment Workers union conven tion A resolution authorizing 45 000 members of the union in New York to walk out Jan 1 was approved yesterday by the resolutions com mittef and wss slated tobe re ported to the convention today Union leaders expected no Oppo sition to this resolution as well as others calling for strikes in Chica go Philadelphia Boston Baltimore and Toledo Ohio AUNT HEt ByRobert Quillen Its a blessing old maids usually is thin Stout as I am I couldnt get along without somebody to scratch my back where I cant reach i li F4 INCREASED SUM IS SOUGHT FOR ARMY AND NAVY Budget Message of Presi dent Lists Expenses atf WASHINGTON Dec 4 ident Hoover today laid before congress a recommendation for tan reduction a request for 231 for governmental use next and a bright picture of the stateo the nations finances Drawing a lesson fromthe lower ng oftaxes in the pastthe presi dent aaid that there was no doubt haf increased revenues had ollowed arid that the Btimulus given o business was partly responsible or these upward jumps in In his first budget message he istimated the treasurys outlay for he twelve months beginning aext July at 54102938700 and figured here would be a auri plus atthe end of that period No Farm Board Fund n The difference between appropna ions asked and expenditures fore cast was explained as being due to the fact that the president had not ncluded any amount for the revolv ng fundof the federal farm board because ithadjiot been how much amouritwks placed A OOQ was due to carryover of appropri the present year which will be available next yearAs sub mitted tha request was for X145 008000 less than this year The tax reductionsuggestion fol owed the previously announced pro gram of the administration which desires a decrease of from 12 to 11 er cent In corporation income lev es and reductions of one per cent on lormal individual incomes making hose rates range from ya per cent o 4 per cent In addition to the appropriations asked will be needed or the postoffice department inas TWSN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 1 f tS m ;