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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 14, 1929, Mason City, Iowa Edited for the Home VOLXXXVI FIVE CENTS PSH COPY ASSOCIATED PHESS LEASED WIRE EDITION SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 14 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL TOKYO SENDS 1 NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 57 RUSSIA Demand Resign OFFICIAL UNFIT TO HOLD OFFICE SOCIETY CLAIMS Gov Roosevelt Asked to Remove Commission er of Correction BULLETIN ELMIRA N Y Dee 14 m Frank L Christian su perintendent ot Elmira reform atory has been ordered to Au burn prison by Governor Roose velt to assume charge of that institution according to Guy L Meeker chief clerk utHho re formatory Dr Christian left at noon Immediately after talk Ing with the goiernor by phone Of Kieb N y UBURN N Y Dec 14 Imantl of directors of the national society of penal information for the Immediate resignation of Dr Ray mond F C Kieb state commissioner of correction as a result of Wednes days prison riot here and a second statement by Warden Edgar S J Jennings today overshadowed the states investigation into the riot itself The resolution of the penal in formation bodys directors adopted fie New York yesterday asked Gov Roosevelt to remove Dr Kieb for the post he holds KS system is president brthe society arid ijjne of the directors Jennings statement was In defense of the Mutual Welfare league which Mayor Osbornes fath cr launched as a betterment organ ization in the prisons of the coun try a eulogy of the conduct of his guards and a revelation that more than 30 prisoners released from their cells by the rioters declined to participate in it The warden named Max Becker serving 20 years as the mutineer suspected of firing the shot which cost the life of Principal Keeper George A Durnford when the wave of fury first broke Y M C A SPEAKER Dr Harry M Gage of Coo college Cedar Rapids will be the main speaker at the second anniversary program of the Y M C A in the association gymnasium ut oclock Sun day afternoon The program which will be open to the public also includes a talk by Judge Joseph J Clark several num bers by the Rusty Hinge quar tet and chalk talks by Kenneth Wagner Dr George M Crabb president of the Y M C A will preside The scientist who says that no two objects in the universe can be separated by more than 54000000 000000000000 miles evidently riever tried to reconcile two factions of n militant democracy Manchester Union IOWA FORECAST Mostly cloudy and unsettled Saturday night and Sunday Somewhat warmer Sunday in northwest and north central portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Highest Friday 33 Lowest in Night 22 At 8 A M Saturday 23 Trace of Precipitation A week of almost sunless weather has passed into history and a second week of like character was under way Saturday forenoon The mist which had been virtually con tinuous for four days broke off for a time during the day Friday but In the evening it resumed WEEKS FORECAST Weatherxoutlook for week begin ning Monday Dec 16 For Upper and lower Missouri val leya and northern and central great plains Temperatures mostly above normal south poripns and near or below normal north portions but a general change to colder may oc cur by close of week rather fre quent precipitation In north por tions probably one or two periods louth portions FIVE OKLAHOMA PRISONERS DIG WAY TO LIBERTY Bloodhounds and Guards Tracking Dangerous Quintet MCALESTER Okla Dec 14 Five men believed to be among the most dangerous inmates of thi state penitentiary here were at large today after digging under the walls of the prison and escaping some time late yesterday Details of the escape were meager Dr John Q Newell warden and the deputy wardenrefused to discuss the case but it was said the men were reported missing at the 6 oclock roll call lastWght A hurried search of the prison re vealed the hole under the wall and prison guards and a pack of bloodr hounds immediately took up ihe trail of the missing convicts Police Are Informed McAlester police and the Pitts burgh county sheriffs office wore asked to watch forthe men but names of the missing ponvlcts were not revealed oy either of these forces altho it was said one of the men who escaped was named Un derhilZ This was believed to be Wilbur Underbill serving a life term for the murder of George Fee in a drugstore holdup at Okmulgee rn Christmas night 1027 Three of the convicts were thqt still to be in the neighborhood if McAlester and the search was being centered in the surrounding terri tory altho one report that two of the rten had boarded a northbound M K and T tram also was bein investigated Publish Names TULSA Okla Dec 14 Tulsa World says today that it was informed by Frank Thornton dep uty warden of the state penitentiary at McAlester that the five convicts who escaped are James Fletcher Herbert Mooney Allison Ivey Ed ward Young and J C Fleirmau Their records were unavailable tern Head Zaimis Is Selected As President of Greece ATHENS Dec 14 der Zaimis who preceded M Veniz elos as premier was elected presi dent of Greece by the Grecian par liament today He succeeds Admiral Kondouriotis who resigned this week because of ill health nnd ap proaching old age Will Christmas Spirit Comfort These Forlorn Families in Our Town Read This Folks and Then Decide Whether You Can Spare Just a Mite From Your Own Christmas Bud get to Bring Happiness to Others Not So Fortunate New Charge Faces Huckins By BARBARA MILLER a night not longbefore Christmas and all thru the house not I a creature was because in the darkness the three young sters in the family cannot see to move about Like most youngsters they dp not like the dark but sitting thus without light is one of the few ways they can cut their expenses still further and heln to save money for mother It has been five years since their daddy died Their mother has worked m a laundry all thru each day in those five years to keep her little flock together When she comes home each night she uses her re maining strength to keep their home tidy and to keep her youngsters clean but slave and save as she may she cannot stretch her tiny income to cover the expense of a real Christmas Will Santa Find Them Each night as she approaches her darkened home her heart fails at the thot of what may have happened to her youngsters during her ab sence As she draws nearer she is reassured by the sound of shrill childish voices but a new kind of sadness assails her as she hears their words For the children are wondering whether Santa Glaus with all his mysterious power will be able to find their obscure nest this holiday time HAMMILL HONORED IN NEW YORK Of course theres a Santa Claus I always told you so OS course this winter he always But we didnt live here how will he know that were living way off in this tiny house Hell know havent I told you Santa Claus has ways of findingout about all little boys and girls The mother laughs at the doubts of her little tots while she wonders how she will hear their disappointment on Christmas day Her courageous heart forbids her to admit just yet that there will ue no Santa Claus in their house year but she knows TUBN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 1 NOT Saturdays contributions to the Christmas Cheer Fund included the following Lake Township Oweso club 5 A Friend l Harvey M Johnson 3 Total i57 MINE STRIKE IS NEAPING END Leaders of Rival Union Organization in Jail TAYLORVILLIDI11 Dec 14J Prospects foi a quick truce in the miners strike affecting a half dozen coal mines and about 3300 in this district appeared rosiertoday with nearly ioo accused leaders of the striking miners either in jail or held under bond Still Unable to Get Trace of Financier MILWAUKEE Dec 14 Cleared of fraud charges only a few months ago Elmer S Huckins fi JAPAN DEMANDS MORE NEWS OF NATIONALS ITS Island Empire Warns Russians to Send More Details TOKYO Dec 14 Japaa 1 ese government today informed the Russian foreign office that Tapan is not satisfied with scanty nancial wizard of Hancock Wis news Japanese nationals today faced a new inquiry into bis m Manchuria where mysterious business Russian troops have occupied a wide zone of the Khingan mountains While an international train car rying consular officers of several E J Koelzer assistant United State district attorney announced that a federal grand jury is to in vestigate operations of the firm headed by Huckins and his son George of Cedar Rapids Iowa Midwestern investors government officials have estimated have placed three million dollars with Huckins who paid dividends of from 26 to 52 per cent Has More Evidence We have additional evidence Koelzer announced At what time will be presented I am unable to say He prosecuted the last case against Huckins in September when the financier won a dismsisal of charges that he had used the mails to defraud At that time the government sought to establish that Huckins was not in the cigar business as he claimed Koelzerhad procured affi davits from leading cigar manufac turers but was prevented from put ting them in the record He then announced that we will call every TURN TO TAGE 5 COLUMN 1 from Harbin toward the occupied zone where the officers hope to conduct a first hand inves tigation Japan thru ita embassy at Moscow informed the Russian gov ernment that it considers general assurances the safety of all Jap anese as inadequate The soviet government was further informed that details would be insisted upon in the The future Japanese embassy also A at hi Mesfftrn Universities ctub New York City given in honor of Gov Foliit Hninmlll Left to right ieorue K Jtohcrls vice nroiiilcntof liic Nutlonul City Governor Hiinimilt und Arlo Wilson vice president of the club Strange as it may sound those who remain on the level are usually those who rise the tian Science Monitor Young Autoist Admits He Struck Boy One Year Ago Telephone Exchange Is Entirely Redecorated THORNTDK Dec able repair work on the local tele phone exchange has heen executed during the past few weeks Some of the equipment of the plant has been rearranged and the entire building on the interior has been redecor ated One of the most noticeable changes was that of moving the long distance telephone booth from the rear to a spot in the main room Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Dec These are happy days for Uncle Joe Grundy Here he has been standing out in the lobby of our capitol for 41 years and fin ally asked to come in and sit down And he will make em a val liable man When they re sume the inves tigations of lobWILL ROGERS byists put him on the senate committee and he will know ex actly how to trap em You know the old saying set a certain party to catch acertain party both of tho same industry And his rise has been unparal leled in American history Why less than six months ago I used to get hundreds of letters Who is this Grundy you are always talking about in your dispatches Is it a rea character or one of your inventions Now here he is better known than Mayor Walker or Clara Bow Yours WILL ROGERS MayAbandon LOBBY OFFICES flackShires called the atention of Moscow to the recent statement of the Russian ambassador at Tokyo to the effect that soviet troops have been with drawn from Chinese territory This it was intimated was plainly at i variance with the facts since now a considerable portion of the Chi nese Eastern railway is occupied by ropal troops Reports from many sources re ceived at authoritative quarters at Tokyo indicate the soviet govern ment is looking askance at thein MARTINSBURG W Va Dec M New Pennsylvania Senator Wants to Do What 1 MARTINSB I t Wilson slueeine outfield 1S nignt er of the Chicago Cubs today in TI i timated he may abandon plans to WASHINGTON Dec 14 tTimeet Arthur Shires flrnt baseman Senator Grundy of Pennsylvania an of the Chicago White Sox in a box today he was resigningas ing match proposed In Chicago vice president of the American Tar Following a telephone conversa iffleague and as mcsident of the Pennsylvania Manufacturers asso ciation and that he was abandoning his headquarters here in behalf of the league Mystery m Disappearance of Ohio Child May Be Cleared Up WOOSTER Ohio Dec 14 The yearlong search for little Mel vin Horst reached its bitterest point today as residents of the village of Orrville plunged overnight from i elation high hopes to grim despair fearful 100D ly awaited the investigation of a report that the child is dead There have been nearly 1000 oth er clews which vanished into nothingness since almost all of Orri Informee that the law would prob villes 4000 inhabitants turned out to search for the chubby 4 year old tot when he disappeared last Dec 27 but this time Special Prosecutor Walter J Mougey feared he would find the boy dead The story given him from re liable sources Mougey said wis that Melvin had been killed by a youthful hitskip driver the day lie failed to return home and late that night was buried a mile from the village The information came by way of tion with President Veeck of the Chicago National leaauc club Wil son said no further mans would be made fiv Ivim for a few days and probably not until he sroes to Chica Grundy has been president of the i fora conference Wilson said Pennsylvania isso1 President Veeck strontrlv urocd him since its in I want to do what is right commented the Pennsylvanian 1 dont want anv reflections cast al mv stale not to contract for the fight Tile club head did i not nrcloihim lo holt negotiations for the bout however Wilson said Against Bout CHICAGO Chicago Cubs Dec 14 PI The ALLEGED LIQUOR DEALER APPEALS Kenison Plans Attempt to Have Worth Court Deci sion Reversed NORTHWOOD Dec ver dict of guilty to the charge of boot legging under an indictment re turned by the October grand jury was rendered in district court here today against Eldryn Kenison by the jury which had the case under on entering Russisn jcontrollid ritory Consular officers of the United States Japan Great Brit ain France and Germany ars aboard the train hoping to deter mine the condition of their nationnla in the area MOVE FOR HAITI PROBE APPROVED House Foreign Affairs Com mittee Backs Hoover Inquiry Plans consideration This case had held j WASHIGTON Dec 14 house foreign committee Sat urday approved the Porter resolution to authorize President Hoover to appoint a commission to inquire in to Inn Haitian situation The resolution was approved un the attention of the court since Wednesday afternoon 11 witnesses having been called by the state and three by the defense Two sales were alleged by the witnesses for the utate and directly denied by the defense Liquor claimed to have been planted by the defendant according to wit nesses for the was also claimed by the defense a brother of I The measure was introduced nt the defendant who is now serving I tcr the message from Presi sentencc for bootleggingon a plea Jent Hoover requestingauthority of guilty made at the October term SIIcH a commission with tho of court testifying that it was he of determining the United and not the defendant who placed btates governments future policy animously Chairman Porter of the committee announced he hoped to bring it before the house for action ably force him to resign as a city I Hack Wilson home Great councilman for town Grundy Bristol smiled his and 3 will refuse to permit the liquor at the spot where it was towTarJd tho government to meet Charles Arfound U secretary of stale cotton reat Shires in a pro1 The jury was sent lo the jury appeared before the committee to J viiivmrnl nf tVtn Well I ffuess I am out of that loo boxinpr contest William L Algona Man Is Given Maximum Sentence in Drunk Driving Charge DES MOTNES Dec 11 maximum penalty of one yenr in the penitentiary fnr operating an auto a northeastern Ohio business manjwmle intoxicated was sriven tocUiy located 50 miles fromhere accord by Judge Lester Thompson lo C H ing to Mougey The hitskip driver Johnson 24 of Aleronn who plciul was driven by his conscience to tell cd guilty to the chnrjre in distiict the business man of Melvins fnte only a few days ago The motorist a young man said he was afraid oC being prosecuted for murder so Vccck president of the Cubs said todav If Wilson decides to fight in violation oftheCubswishes ho will do so on his own accord Vesck said jury was sent to the jury room at oclock in the after noon and arrived at a verdict of guilty in 23 minutes Judge M F Edwards presiding immediately pro nounced sentence the penalty in court here Judge Thopipson President Veeck did not openly j flictcd being a fine of and declare himself opposed to the fightcosts and three months in the coun but said the would not county jail Kenlson at once filed bond for appeal to the supreme court and is released from custody pend day and urged approval of the res olution If some of our senators are of the wild jackass then we at least know what it was that made the jackass tcnance the bout This in a free country and Wilson a free citizen Veeck explained ing the decision on this appeal Wilson if he chooses can go thru with the fisrht on his own volition but will not have our ncrmission I do not want anyone to think we arc opposed to boxing Vceck added We have permitted fight PARTY LEADER story ran j trict Today the business man and the I dared that the offense was on a shows at Wriglcy field and will con parallel with a nan running amuck j tinuc to do so However we cannot with a shotgun in the Ijusincss youth who made the confession wore to come here tell their stories lo Mougey and then lead the way to the grave Mougey announced that he would make no promise of im To Conduct Scliool Survey DES MOINES Dec C Williams superintendent of he encourage our to turn lo boxing cluriiiET the off season II might cause hard feolinas or result in injuries i hat would kffn them oull of baseball for I ha entire season If Wilson wants to ficht Shires wo Jesup consolidated school has been jean and have refused our permit named director j surveys authorize muuity to the youth At Melvins home his parents Mr general assembly and Mrs Raymond Horst turned eyes hollow from two nights of vigil toward a withered brown Christmns tree In the corner of the living room They placed it there green and adorned a year ago They said it would not be taken out until Melvin is found r for two sion but we cant stou him from go iixcd bv the laat Iowi i inp thru with it Considering the close proximity of Canada to that part of the United States it could be referred to as the Great Leaks Fla mp I Veeck regards the proposed fij I as silly and a at baseball lowan Sees Relative Body of Mississippi Demo cratic Chairman Dis covered in Ditch LEXINGTON Miss Dec 14 Vl body of Noel C White M lit chairman of the Mississippi stole democratic executive committee and chancery cleric of Holmes county was found today in a ditch near his home at Franklin with evidence tor rirsi lime in Years i of fom Piay The head appeared to have been DAVENPORT Dec 11 linm B Deanof Anchorage Alaska crushed with a blunt instrument and there was a builet wound in tiio and hir niece Mr F M Fichten Davenport had to talk about Saturday vist here afforded their first meetingin IT years They j feet from the body Of Heels ueliov saw each other InsL in Madison ing he had been attacked sent for bloodhounds temple The body was discovered by J H Owin rural mail carrier The pistol was located eight or 1C Wi where their families resided AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen ija used to call my atten tion to how graceful an slender other women was until I got to how handsome looked without heads tellin him other men shiny baW ;