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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 13, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS EDITION LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAYTPECEMBER 13 1929 UNITED PRESTTND INTBHNATIONAL NE ROUNDED Northern Iowa Soon Will Have Another Beauty U Spot J AKE MILLS Dec Hopea that northern Iowa would have atill another beauty spot in the form of a lakewas assured today when the Iowa board of conserva tion was authorized by the state executive board obtain by con demnation proceedings if neces sary the 316 acres comprizing the original bed of Rice lake for flood ing The lake which has been virtual ly a drained area altho of a marshy nature ami uncultivatable will be flooded at the expense of the state and covertcd into n body of water three long and averag ing about one or one and onehalf miles in width Drainage Was Failure Proposals for the reestablish Tuent of the lake were first made three or four years ago when an at tempt to reclaim the lake for cul tivation was made by Worth and Winnebago counties proved a fail At this time a huge open drain age ditch was constructed from Lake Mills thru Rice lake and into Deer creek While the ditch carried off considerable of the water of the lakes none of the land was thoroly enough to allow cuJ Unsoia deraana for restoration by the board ofconser livationin the floodingof the lake rcncv led Only 10 Days Left to Help Holiday Fluid Only 10 more giving days and the Christmas Cheer Fund is short of the goal1 Up to this point Mason City has not roused itself to the fact UNLESS THERE IS A QUICK DISPLAY OP THE BASIC SPIRIT OF IS MORE BLESSED TO GIVE THAN TO OP MA SON CITYS UNDERPRIVILEGED BOYS AND GIRLS ARE NOT GOING TO KNOW THE JOY OP CHRISTMAS Without a quick response to the appeal that is now being made Christmas is going to beXjust an other day for these haps just a little more dismal than usual because many of these young sters still hold a faith in Santa Claus The one addition to the fund Fri an admirably substantial one it was a check for flO from T Pipe and Family T Pipe Claude Holbrook believes that a smile at Christmas on the faces of Ihc boys and girls who benefit from the Cheer Fund is worth more than all the laughs he providesfor the community all year in his weekly humor column in the GlobeGazette Lets keep the contributions roll ing in Mrs Blaise director of the social welfare league is administra tor of the Cheer Fund and to do her best job of investing it she should know at least a few days in advance how much is going to be available For remember this No matter how large the fund grows it cannot be too large for the demands upon jLo V i ing PHsoRiot FIRST JF LATEST AUBURN OUTBREAK At present all of the land coin Uprising the old lake bed has been sold to the state thru the medium lof fhe local representative of the staf board of conservation J S Peterson with the exception 01 four tracts of land The authoriza tion for condemnation proceedings was granted by the Iowa executive board t6 allow a settlement to be made between the state and these four owners in order to allow thc work of restoring the lake to pro ceed Allowance for Taxes With the attempt to drain the area by the county considerable money was collected from laud own ers in drainage In making the purchases of the land the state board of conservation has taken cognizance of this situation and has gauged its offers accordingly All of the original lake bed has been surveyed during the past three months by sUite surveyors Local citizens expect the actual work of flooding the bed to take Klace sometime next summer or fall Address your check or your cur I donation to the Christmas Cheer Editor GlobeGazette Mason City Crcseo Is Inspected Dec of water have recently CRKSCO been examined and analyzed by the state board of health at Iowa City and found to be pure and satisfac tory IOWA FORECAST Tiirlly Iloiidy Friday night and unsettled Friday night in cast portion niuili colder LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for U hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday minimum in 2Vipht 32 At 8 A M Frirtny Jrceipitation on Five consecutive days of mist al nost continuous had passed into cistory Friday morning and another was in progress None but an opti mist could feel that it had toeon any thingother than a miserable week mm ENDS Conspiracy Case Likely to Be in Jurys Hands by Mondy SPIRIT LAKE Dec 13 defense closed its case at noon to day in the conspiracy trial of Milo Hartman growing out of the speed boat crash which cost nine lives on West Okoboji lake last July Seven defense witnesses testified this morning before the state began its rebuttal Court attaches did not expect the case to reach the jury be fore Monday as a recess over the weekend was expected after this afternoons session Defense witnesses this morning testified that employes of the Alex ander Boat line operators of the Miss Thriller which sank with a loss of nine lives after the Zipper oper ated by the Hartman company col lided with it had removed part of a boardwalk leading to the Hartman dock to put in a dock for the Zip per operators Hope to Find Ringleaders in Outbreak Special Term of Court Con vened to Rush Inves tigation UBURN N Y Dec 13 making NAVY HEARS AL SMITH MOORING MAST PROPOSAL Enthusiastic Crowd Wel comes Former Gover nor to Capital VUASHINGTON Dec 13 Amid scenes reminiscent of his political campaign last year former Gov Alfred E Smith of New York irrived at the navy department this morning to discuss with Secre tary Adams the feasibility of plac ing a dirigible mooring mast on the 35 story building which his company is constructing in New York City Virtually the entire personnel of he navy department lined the cor ridors and gave the former demo cratic presidential candidate a tre indous ovation Al Gets Kousing Greeting 1 SYILU wiu With shouts and cheers ringing In sJennings and his aides his ears Al smiling as usual and fy wl1 l3c assisted by District i n r n i i AttOrriPV Ratlin If nn First photos from he scene of the hitcst penitentiary outbreak at Auburn N Y where 15 desncratc criminals armed with revolvers held guards and state troops at hay for 10 hours in bittle in Tth CrC rmc1 i o the main gate of the prison Below a photo snapped from the air during the height of the riotine showlnthe Warden Edsar sJennnss WM held as Still Hunting States Attorney W D Knight was seeking to communicate with the professor whose full name was withheld Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Dec Joe Grnndy born on Sunday started lobbying on Mon day investigat ed on Tues day made a senator on Wednesday in vestigated o n Thursday back to lobbying on Friday got tar iff raised on Saturday and not near WILLKOGEKS the end of Un cle Joe Grundy Some new plan has got to be worked out in our prison sys tem Of course this may be n radical suggestion but couldnt they fix some way where the guards carried the guns instead of the prisoners Yours WILL ROGERS Local Car Kills Woman VICTIM DIES OF Was Struck by Mason City Motorist on No 10 Near Hampton A dense blinding fogwas ihe cause ofa fatal accident Thursday evening at oclock when Mrs H N Gerdes Grundy Center was struck by a car driven by K W Curry 1051 Fourth street south west on highway No 10 about lli miles west Hampton Mrs Gerdes who alighted from the car in which she was riding witli her husband and15 year old daugh ter to pick up a glove she ha dropped was struck by the Curry car with such force that she sus tained two broken legs a broken right arm and several broken Her chest was cruied Was Ministers Wife She was hufried to Hampton where she was given treatment in the hospital but died from the ef fects of her injuries at about oclock during the night the Rev H N Gerdes the dead womans husband had accepted a position in Grundy Center as pas tor of the First Methodist church and the family was moving at the time of the accident to this new charge from Little Rock where UK Rev Mr Gerdes had held a similar charge Swerved to Diich Neither Mrs Gerdes nor Ml Curry wqs aware of the other in the dense fogwhich settled on the highway at this point when dusk settled according to the accounts of the accident Both discovered ttie otherat the same Mr Curry swerved to the side of the road in nn attempt to miss the woman but was unsuccessful Hampton officials state that no inquest will be held since the acci dent was clearly unavoidable Plan for burial services for Mrs Have not been announced RENEWED SELLING WIPES OUT PART OF STOCK GAIN NEW YORK Dec 13 on the New York stock exchange swunglike a pendulum today in re flection of frequent shifts of specu lative sentiment An irregular open ing was followed by a sharp rally which carried scores of issues up to S13 a share but most of the gains were cut down or wiped out in a renewal of sellingwhich swept over the market in the second hour of trading to BAILIFF OF GANGER Burial Services Are to Be Held in Funeral Home OSAGB Dec F Newcomb who for 25 years was court bailiff died early Thursday morning from cancer Mr Newcomb was born June 5 1356 in Rennsalaer N Y but for the past 50 years aad been a resi dent of Osage and vicinity He is survived by his wlgow also a broth er and two sisters who live in Renn salaer N Y The funeral is being held Friday arternoon at 2 oclock in the Shelle Jay funeral liome with the Rev John D Kern of the Baptist church in charge With state haste to bring officials trial search went today for 10 accompanied by several guards lit erally had to fight his way up the steps to the secretarys office Hundreds mostly women crowd ed about him endeavoring to shake his hands Al like New York Citys af fable mayor Jimmy Walker usually does arrived late The crowd however waited drizzle outside and was there to yell a welcome He reached the department on foot His taxi drivermade a mistake the stati TDJW TO PAGE S COMJMJV 2 TAX COT GETS IT Elaine Loses Motion Schedule Tariff De bates First WASHINGTON Dec 13 After once taking up the 000 tax resolution today the senalo later was forced to make a record decision between consideration the taxcut and tho tariff bill anddcath m the College hospital votad overwhelmingly to go ahead cally ill with pneumonia He was with taxes removed to the hospital Sunday Senator Elaine republican graduated from Iowa consin refused to permit the tariff S atc m 183 lias been connect bill 16 be laid aside temporarily for tlie continuously consideration of the tax resolution President dur when the tariff measure automalij S Hs brother Bradford cally came before the senate Knapp is president of the Oklahoma i A M college at Stillwatcr Chairman Smoot of the finance j Okla committee thereupon moved to fro j ahead with the tax resolution and r n i n r roil Uodge roliceman Is Given Exoneration J Business Manager of Iowa State Is at Point of Death AMES Dec 13 Her man Knapp business manager of State college is lying SEAT IN SENATE Nyes Resolution Is Sent to Committee on Elec tions WASHINGTON Dec 13 PJJO seph R Grundy who never had any objection to being termed a lobby st today was a full fledged mem ber of the senate privileged to use oth vote and voice in advancing he cause which lies closest to his heart enactment of high tariff lejr slation b A resolution to eject the veteran Pennsylvania politician from the senate seat which he assumed only yesterday awaited disposition by a icrplexed senate elections commit tee the chairman of which thru out the debate on Grundys admit tance repeatedly asked what he was expected to do with the meas ure Appointed by Governor Fisher of Pennsylvania to the seat left vacant by the senates refusal to accept William S Vare Grundy received the oath nf office last night at dusk His qualifications for office were were challenged by Senator Nyc of North Dakota one of the independent western republicans with the in troduction of the resolution but at the close of nearly four hours of debate the senate with a thunder ous chorus of ayes admitted the Pcnnsylvanian to its ranks and sem uy JJIaLLlCL Attorney Benjamin Kenyon of Cay iga county and also by Julius Hof fer who succeeds Kenyon Jan 1 To Take Immediate Action It is time that the handful of incorrigible criminals in the slate prison should realize that the con Hopes to Serve Warrants Charging Inciting to Riot NJOIvOillS 111 Dec 13 tional miners union picketeers who planned to prevent miners from surviving working in mine No 10 oC the Illi leaders of Auburn prisons mutiny C01l corporation this torlav fm in rinV rninK botUecl P in one of he three blocks of the business dis trict here by deputy sheriffs The National union delegation nr rived about oclock and Sherin H C Hill was ready for them wiiu a force of 7D deputies Deploying his men to commiitul one end oC the street the sheriff had other detachments block this other end as the national miners came in At S oclock the wouldbe picketeers were still prisoners In the meantime the working miners startecl their days labor Warrants charging rioting yes terday will be served upon any of the men named who are found within Sheriff Hilts bottle Miners Kept From Work BELLEVILLE 111 Dec 13 Four hundred miners employed at the No 2 mine of the Lumaghi Coal company near Collinsville failed tu jo to work today when tliey were timed back by a blockade formed by 40 to HO pickets of the striking National Miners union No violence UUUJ iUi disappeared In the outbreak were made to identify three i who took part in the riot but who regained their cells in the excitement A special term of supreme court to convene in Cayuga county ic which the city is situated as quick ly as the law permits was ordered uy Governor Roosevelt In order to obtain all possible evidence Dr Raymond F C Kieb state commis sioner of corrections and his inves igators will be at the prison over he weekend conferring with War inn R JftnnZnrrf LJ t v t LJlctl LJ3U COIJ muatioa of acts of violence against the state will be dealt with with immediate and drastic severity said Governor Roosevelt Referring to the special terYn of court the executive said tothefam ly of Principal Keeper George A Durnford who was hilled to the guards who were wounded and to the other guards who with the state troopers and militia acted with such conspicuous bravery in the riot District Attorney Keayon sakli hat immediate action would be aken by his office to prosecute everyone concerned in the killing of the principal keeper 3 Aro Not Identified Durnford was killed trying to res cue Warden Jennings from the hands of the group of desperado vho held Jennings as their hostage while they bargained for their free dom Prison guards and state troopers searched for tried to pick the out guns three They also in a was reported The mine is one the largest In operation in the Directed Against Lewis lINQKIEIjP Jn hnoio today was a mixture of legal maneuvers aimed at President John L Lewis of the United Mine Workers of America anJ meas ures by enforcement officers to ar rest strike on charges of in citing lo riot Since the beginning of the strike Monday the National Miners utiici which called it has been successful chiefly in Christian county wheto TURN TO IVGK 5 COLUMN 4 o pc out three in a n prison population of who surjKaiSCS Question bf Whether vived th h vived the hail of bulletsl in the final stand against officers just before the six hour mutiny ended Eight confederates of these three U rA i Hiring 01 Agents Is proposal to the elections committee t The objection to Grundy was based upon his long record of con sistent efforts to obtain high tariff laws and upon the famous Pennsylvania primary election in which Vare and Fisher running on opposition tickets won the repub lican nominations for the senate near and tie 1 crilI When the measure is reported e wasNyc intends to call it up at Elliott Bill Carrying 000000 Gets Com mitteee 0 K WASHINGTON Dec 13 1VTo enable expansion of the federal gov ernments huge public building proi gram the house public buildings committee today approved the IDI liott bill to provide in addition to the sum already author ized for construction of postoffices and other federal buildings The committee amended the bill to provide that 5115000000 be ex pended thruout the country and n like amount in the District of Co lumbia Only i10000000i originally i was proposed The proposed expenditure would y n a verdict Thursday morning In his trial of the case the local attorney raised the question oC whether the hiring of slate agents for the purpose of tempting alleged violators into conimittUnga crime was not contrary to American ideals States evidence against the de fendant consisted testimony by J V Aruey and O L Meade state agents and A A Murphy special investigator Prosecution was m charge of CounLy Attorney O 1 Wardwcll and Paul G Thonn for mer county attorney his motion was carried 60 to 15 Those voting against laying aside j the tariff for immediate disposition I of the tax resolution were PORT DODGE Dec 13 I ceny out the opportunity and nsk a reo ord vote Factional leaders are well agreed however that there is no valid and legal objection to Grim dys appointment and predict that j Chairman Elliott of the buildings i Nyes efforts will lie overwhelmingcommittee said it was believed the ly defeated increased construction fund would I provide a postoffice where ncetled m evcrv city having postal receipts of or more annually rind fur j ther care for structures in about 10 cities with yearly receipts of be tween SIOCOO and Elliott said he hoped to call the measure up in the house Monday i ifl can got anything u a mail order housc remarked the I next door Everything alack but a sighed ho old matdCinchitsii Knqulrcr AUNT HET By Robert Quillen JMjiybe whiskers aint sanitary but Nature knowti cd what sin was doin when1 she left womens faces nude nn give men t covpnn i ;