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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 12, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY LEASED WIRE SERVICE JI 1 r im i MASONCTTY IOWA HOME EDITION OWA WOULD KEEP BIG 12 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICEN0755 High Priest of Tariff Is Appointed by Gov Fisher WASHINGTON Dec12 ePRGrundy presented him self to the senate today as the new senator from Pennsylvania to take the seat made vacant last week bv the barring of William S Vare Before he could take the oath of office Senator Nye of North Dako ta a republican independent oC iered a resolution questioning his credentials but at the same time expressing willingness that the res olution and the credentials be re ferred to an elections committee for consideration With a smile and in silence Grundy occupied a seat ia the Grundy Appears ill NYE BRINGS UP RESOLUTION TO QUESTION RIGHT TEACHER MURDERED 1 i Dakotan spoke against his nght to membership Tariff Supporter Named WASHINGTON Dec 12 OT Joseph R Grundy in whos scheme of things a high protectiv iJariff comes just after religion to stood within the ranks of the of Capitol Hill after a rrterof a century of intimate v unofficial association with AVeteran leader of behindthe and one of the na exponents of high import duties on industrial commod ities Grundy a republican was designated by Governor Fisher of Pennsylvania to fill the seat in the senate which the members of that body considered William S Vare un qualified to hold Weak Opposition Credentials were rushed to Wash ington by a special delegation in or der that they might be received at the outset of todays session and Hie oath of office administered giv ing to Pennsylvania its full quota of tijvo senators for the first time since March 4 1927 Opposition however weak was brewing Senator Nye republican North Dakota was the author of a framed to prevent Grun ays admission on virtually the Eame grounds that constituted the for Varesexclusion the cir cumstances of the Pennsylvania state primary campaign of 1926 KnoMTi ns Old Joe Most of those who were proml nent In the fight against Vare could sec no valid objection to seating Grundy Altho Grundy has been content thruout a lifetime devoted largely to the advancement of the republican party in both state and nation to remain quietly in the background word came with the announcement of his appointment i that he would be a candidate for election to the senate in the pri maries to be held in Pennsylvania next spring Vare also will be a can didate and it is possible that the TURN TO PAGE 14 COLUMN 1 IOWA FORECAST Mostly cloudy Thursday night and Friday rain Thursday night in extreme cast portion No decided change In tempera ture LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company veather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8oclock Thursday morn Ing Warmest Wednesday S3 Coldest in Night so At 8 A M Tliursday 30 Precipitation Trace No relief from the combined dan ger of slippery streets and high ways and fog appeared Thursday The thermometer moved within the narrow limits of only two degrees in the last 24 hours Kockford 111 police are mys tified over the slaying of Miss Cordelia Gummersheimer 85 above linguist and popular fig ure in Kockford social life who was found dead in her apart ment with her skull crushed Questioning of Miss Gummer helmers mule acquaintances has failed to bring a solution of the crime FOR SAFETY OF ITS NATIONALS Message Indicates Many Japanese May Have Been Killed BULLETIN TOKYO Dec 12 dis patch from Harbin to the Ken go news agency today said that the Japanese consulate at Mnn chuli Manchiirin was bombed by Russian army airplanes and considerable damage was done to Japanese property when soviet troops occupied the bor der town about Nov 20 Dec 12 tor 1 the safety of several hundred Japanese subjects in northwestern VTanchuria was increased instead or jeing dispelled by receipt today if he first message since Nov 16 from he Japanese consul at Manchuli The message which came thru Mos cow merely reported the safety ot a few individuals Since the message was numbered 9 officials believed the eight prev ous messages went astray or suppressed and doubt has arisen concerning the value of Moscows jeneral assurance for the safety or all Japanese subjects in the occupied ione Moscow has persisted in its re usal lo permit the Japanese consul Manchuli lo report to Tokyo in messages The foreign office ms Instructed the Japanese am mssador at Moscow lo urge liic oviet government lo forward foe onsuls reports Official reports apparently con irm advices that the noviel troops are occupying the western portion I of the Chinese Eastern railway in cluding Khaiiar Governor Wan FuLin of kiang lold the Japanese consul at Tsilihar that the Chinese were un able to Insure the safety beyond Yakusu 80 kilometers east of Khaiiar of the proposed interna tional train carrying American French British Japanese and Ger man consuls which is lo leave Har bin tomorrow for Manchuli to asccr TUBN TO PAGE 14 COTMJRlTT S Motor Boat Show NEW YORK Dec 12 available exhibition space in the Grand Central Palace has been tak en by 159 manufacturers who will display boats engines and acces sories at the silver anniversary Mo tor Boat Show to be held Jan 17 to 25 The companits will show nearly worth of ctiuip menU 300 ARMED MEN GUARD AUBURN FOLLOWING RIOT of Office PLEA BASED ON DECLARING 22 MEN INELIGIBLE Death Faces Mutineers Who Didnt Die in Gun Battle A UBURN N Y Dec 12 Three hundred armed men pa troled the walls and corridors of Auburn prison today after a day 01 rioting in which eight convicts ant the head keeper were killed The outbreak the second within five months collapsed when state police in a spectacular dash rescued Warden Edgar S Jennings and sev en guards held as hostages by the rioters Those of the rioters who did not die In the hail of bullets Dr Ray mond F Kieb state commissioner of correction said would undoubt edly find themselves faced with charges of murder first degree These men he said were implicated in a hilling during the commission of a to escape from a prison Conviction on this count he said meant death Scheme Began to Crumble The plan forescape came nearest to realization when the desperadoes captured Warden Jennings and sev en guards With the snatching of the wardentand his fellow officials laid scheme first began to crumble These officials In the hands of the ringleaders for morethan two hours were rescued by a determined onslaught of state troopers armed with tear gas bombs Jennings was dazed by a blow on the head from a convicts pistol butt and was bad ly gassed Fifteen to 20 convicts were in charge of trie prison for more than five hours before the spectacular dash of the troopers at p m saved the day Any possible ardor for further rioting was chilled by a night spent in aprison thru which winter winds whistled Glass in the cell block windows were shattered by bullets in the days fighting Henry Sullivan and Steve Paw lak leaders in the July riot took charge after the wardens capture Sullivan said to Jennings Warden we are going to ask you to instruct Hie men out front troopers guards police to let us go out with you and Ihese other officers You wilt have to give the order or we will kill TUHN TO PAGE 14 COLUMN 5 TWO ARE HELD IN FATAL Film Company Executives Facing Charges of Manslaughter NEVV YORK Dec 12 executives of Ihe Pathe studios were arrested today on charges of mpn slaughler in conneclion with thu death of 10 persons in the fire whicii destroyed the Manhattan filrii studio Tuesday John C Flinn 40 Yonkers a vice president and Henry K Lalley 10 manager were hek after police seized 160 conlainers estimated la hold between 50000 and 100000 feet of film The manslaughter charge is basod on negligence growine oul of alleged violation of a city ordinance pro hibiting the storage of more than five reels of film in certain typea of buildings The Manhattan studio was classified as coming under this ordinance by the fire marshals da TERRIFIC SEAS POUND LINER IN ATLANTIC STORM Board Rules Players Out Picture shows mountainous seasHhat swept over the bow of Jlnm n n Pro CLEWS RARE IN TEACHER SLAYING Authorities Seeking to Ques tion Businessman of Chicago HOCKFORD III Dec 12 Combing thru the correspondence of Cordelia Gurnmersheimer high school teacher found slain Sunday night in her apartment here Rock ibrd authorities found a letter from Ralph D Howe Chicago busineas executive and sought today to ques tion him States Attorney William D Phelan Will Take Job at Washington Dec 12 Earl Campbell graduate manager of athleticH at the University of Washington rival from announced on his ar Chicago today that James M Phelan Purdue university football coach would be signed iu that capacity at Washington within the next 48 hours Knight said he did not regard Howe as a suspect but he added we want to talk to Howe because it is necessary to question every person who knows anything about Miss lummersheimers life Some place I n her past life lies a clew to the dentity of the killer Names and other information re jarding other friends of Miss Gum nersheimer were desired from lowe the states attorney said He las already investigated Ihe leach ers associations with several other men Howe could not be located lasl night at his Chicago business or residence addresses Police have revised their hypo thesis of the slaying advancing it from midnight Saturday as previ ously believed to after 8 a m Sun day partment Four chorus girls and six main members of a company of 100 were burned to death when fire broke out in the studio during the filming of a talking picture Officials of the fire prevention bu reau said a sprinkler system had been ordered installed in the studio but the order could not be enforced because not more than five reels of film were stored in the building at one time Flinn and Lalley were admitted to ball of each We cannot imagine anything that will make a girl look worse than to have her hair halfway between bobbed and Neivs Hcrntrt DEGORAH DEATH PROBE DELAYED Jury Awaits Evidence From Distant Persons Before Offering Report DECORAH Dec 12 cor oners jury investigatingthe cause of the death of Romelda Casten 11 of Locust loday adjourned until Jan d for the purpose of obtaining information from people living at a FIRE DESTROYS 13 AIRPLANES Tampa Fla Municipal Air port Is Wrecked by Flames TAMPA Fla Dec 12 swept thru the steel hangar at the municipal airport here early today destroying 13 airplanes Loss was estimated at The blaze was not discovered un til explosions had awakened nearby residents and the buildings interior vvaa a mass of flames One of the planes in the hangar was owned by Randall Norvel of St Louis Norvel owned the two planes used in an endurance attempt which ciashecl here Sunday and killed two pilots flUNDYTOAID TARIFF RANKS Senate Leaders Welcome Addition of Pennsyl vanian WASHINGTON Dec 12 tho accustomed by now to taking the losing side of nearly everytar iff vole republican Isadora of he senate today welcomed the addi tional strength of one ballot tu lc cast with Lhcm under the utvmc of loseph R Grundy of Fennuylvama A split has developed in the coali tion opposition to the old guard tar iff proposals within the last few days but the leaders of the reglu ars do not look forward with any degree of optimism to its being carried beyond thn items ot the j woo schedule and they are glad of the additional strength that Grundy gives htem The current rift in the democrat icIndependent republican coalition lias been brot about by the conflict ing views of senators from wool producing and consuming states and it is predicted that its ranks will reassume their usua1 solidarity when the debate passes on to other schedules IOWA CITY Dec 12 teen university of Iowa athletes today were announced as those hit by last nights ruling of the Hawk eye athletic board declaring ineligi ble all men who borrowed money from the trust fund which fig ured ia the Big Ten ouster charges Twentyeight athletes borrowed from the fund according to C C Williams chairman of the Iowa eligibility committee but only half that number now are in school Amounts due the fund range from lo the money having been borrowed for tuition Some of the men especially those now owing less than the amount of a semester tuition have paid back part of the loans The athletes hit by the edict and the amounts due the fund are Mike Farroh Micblgan City Ind S45 Pete Affrc Quincy 111 Lawrence Benson Michigan City led 525 Floyd Mitchell Highmore S Dak Marvin Schmidt Moline 111 Doyle Plunkitt Frankfort Ind 535 Francis Wilcox Fort Madisou Theron Boyer Cedar Rapids Seward Leeka Independence Mo 545 Charles Stewart Iowa City Irving Nelson Omaha 545 Boyd Llddle Davenport Homer Stusgrove St Louis 545 Oran Pape Dubuque Six of Coach Rollie Williams has ketball team four of them regulars were affected by the ruling Mike one of Uie two Hawlceye Farroh football captainselect is among those hit Loans made from the fund totalled Sl110 according to Dean Williams The Iowa board in declaring tbc men ineligible last night reaffirmed its belief that it was not fair or just jo the individual athlete lo penalize him for innocent participa tion in an irregularity of a past ad1 ministration but yielding lo the superior authority of the conference to reverse the eligibility findings of any member Institution Board Decides Hawkeyes Place Is in Western Conference IOWA CITY Dec 12E H Lauer director of athletics to day denied reports that the University of Iowa had signed a fouryear footbull contract with the University of braska Mo said the contract was for but two years and con tained no provision for holding games on Thanksgiving dav after 1930 y He admitted the 1830 date had been fLved definitely as Nov 22 but that no date hud been set for the 19S1 game to ho played at Lincoln TOWA CITY Dec 12 1 ting its conviction that the proper ietd of athletic competition for the University of Iowa lies in the West ern conference the Iowa athletic Joard last night declared ineligible 22 athletes and renewed its battle for conference reinstatement The charges against the athletes were hat they received aid from the now famous trust fund The list of athletes was not made public but it was known to include five football players Mike Farrob of Michigan City Ind eleetedcQ7 captain of the 1980 eleven last night Oran Pipe putmque Affre Qulricy Omaha and Seward pendence Mo Nelson Farroh and Leeka are also regulars on the basketball TAX CUT CANT BE MORE THAN ONE PER CENT Treasury Objects to Pro W posal of Senator Couzens ASHINGTON Dec 12 Undersecretary Mills said today distance H3 1AJ The jurors W B Ing Frank Headington and UI1U Richard Bucknell has reached no decision it was reported The jury had been in session four and a half days Miss Casten was found dead by her parents when they returned from a visit to Decorah about three weeks ago An examination of her Ptomaeh by the University of Iowa hospital revealed it contained poi A scientists proposal to demon strate that man did not descend from monkeys may result in ulti mate vindication of the Weston Ore Leader lowan Is Injured in Railroad Accident DAVENPORT Dec ia Caught between two railroad cars here this morning Dan Greer 5U coaslruction foreman for the Janice Stewart corporation of Chicago was crushed and suffered injuries whicii physicians say may cause Ms dealh Arthur Stoneking 12 of Musca tine suffered injuries which may prove fatal in a fall rn the railroad tracks east of Buffalo when he is believed to have fallen in an attemp to alight from a freight car after he had ran away from home 11 Shopping Days1 to Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Dec While giving Ircmenclous publici ty lo mon nnd industries for as s i s L i n in m a in I aining prosper ity leis donl over look the part some slates are playing Flor ida Alabama a n d Georgia during this re turn to normal cy are Ihe larg cst producers of WILL ROGERS dialillecl liquors while New York Pennsylvania and little Maryland lead the consumers The statistics also shows that prosperity this industry would have been even greater was it not the fact that In ord er for the product to go from the southern producer to the northern corvumer it had to pass thru Washington and that it was almost impossible to get liquor past Washington Yours WILL ROGERS insufficient funds would prevent the treasury from approving the sug gestion by Senator Couzens repub lican Michigan for a reduction from to 10 per cenl in the cap ital gain lax allho he Mills Ihot such a reduction would be the right thing to do Mills asserted that sufficient in come to enable such a reduction was not now in sight He indicated Ihe treasury felt it had grne the limit in recommending a 1 per cenl cut in individual and corporation in come taxes for the calendar year 1020 A resolution to authorize this re duction has been pnssed by the house approved by the senate fi nance committee and pluctd on the senate calendar for action In proposing this cut the treasury cslimatcd Ihere would he a SMI plus of this year and 000000 for the 1931 fiscal year Five Are Killed in London Bus Accident LONDON Dec 12 per sons weje killed and 30 Injured when a motorbus collided last night a street car at Enfleld Four of the victims were women and all those killed were passengers The street car overturned impris oning the passengers amid piles of broken glass and debris The col lision came when the bus sv out to avoid striking a cyclist AsJts for BigTen Committee The board which met in the aft rnoon and continued in session un il after midnight drafted a resolu ion inviling the conference lo send i committee lo Iowa Cily within the icar future to review Lhe situation or the purpose of ascertaining vliethcr essential justice clue these TUHIs TO PAGE H COLUMN 1 Renews Offer for First Flight to Texas From Hongkong LOS ANGELES Dec 12 Col W E Eastcrwooil Jr million aire sportsman of Dallas Tex ar nounced here today he hail reopened his offer of a prize to the first aviator to fly from Hongkong China to Dallas The offer was made in 1927 but was withdrawn after several contestanls in the Dole race from Oakland to Honolulu had been killed Colonel Easterwood said he on his way to Hawaii to confer with James Dole pineapple grower who posted the prlne money in the Dole race and expected the Honolulu mil lionaire to post another 25000 in prizes for the HongkongDallas flight The prize offer will be effective this coming summer The route In cludes stops at Tokyo Japan Hon olulu and one on the Pacific coast Kasterwood said This ia not going to be a race but will be more of an endurance test AUNT HET By Robert Quillen You got lo change condi tions to reform folks Men still chaw tobacco in the sec tion where they have open fireplaces instead a rad iators W r r1 1 i S I 5 ;