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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 14, 1929, Mason City, Iowa EIGHT x DUBUQUE BOAT SINKS IN HARBOR Leak in Steel Towboat Re lieved Cause No One Was Abroad DUBUQE Dec 14 CSVThe all steel towboat G C Webber of the MississippiWarrior Barge service sank iijeDubuque harbor this morn irigvNo one was known to have been aboard cause Is unknown but river men supposed that it was due to a leak received when the Webber went aground near Clayton during the summer Lying in the harbor here for FOR HACKING COUGHS Says abouta month the boat is believed to have shipped enoughwater to cause it to list this morning Theii with the decks open hatchea made it easy fop water to fill the craft It sankinabout two hours The barge line had planned to take the boat to Keokuk for repairn in dry dock as soon the river cleared of ice in the spring the 3th Is Too Much for Iceman oh Red Cedar Creek ST ANSGAR Dee he had seen no black catss Ward Price local drayman and ice manfell vic tiihe to the hexes of Friday the Thirteenth here yesterday Mr Price was on the Red Cedar creek near Here with his truck cut ting a load of ice for storage in his ice house i The work was progress ing rapidly the ICR was of wonder ful quality but at last the baleful in fluence of the unlucky IS put in its appearance Mr Price truck and all fell thru the ice into the creek Altho he was numbed by the cold water Mr Price managed to pull himself out of the water He ran to a house nearby for dry clothes and is suffennsno Illness His truck however JE still in the creek All efforts at retrieving it have proved la vain II Santa Glaus could see tho decorations we have prepar ed for the little children and grorni up s here at our plant he would no doubt fill my stocking full of Alaskan gold bricks I Why buy a new suit for Christinas if your old one can be cleaned and pressed liko new us save you a lot of worry Healthiest Boy Is Found to Be Married v YARMOUTH Dec 14 Kenneth Redfern of Yarmouth won thechampionship in the 4H club healthiest boy contest at the Iowa state fair last August really wasnt the healthiest boy in Iowa after all He might have been the healthiest married man but boy well hardly Redferris secret leaked out here yesterday when It was learned he was married to Pauline Carlson also of Yarmouth in July more than a month before he won his title Both were graduated from the high school here last June and are 17 years old Redfern is the son of Ray Red fern one of Iowas 45 master farmers Mrs Redfern is the daugh ter of R W postmaster here RETURNS THREE MURDERCHARGES Pennebacker Now in Kan sas Pen Named in New Bills by Jury BEDFORD Deo 14 murder indictments including a first degree charge against Ray Pennebaker were returned by the Taylor county grand jury here today Pennebaker is serving a life sen tence in the Kansas state peniten tiary on a charge of murderinghis niece arid attempting to kill his second wife The indictment re turned here was in connection with the death under mysterious cir cumstances of his first wife1 a Sharpsburg two years ago Unti after the death of Pennebaker niece in Kansas no official investi gation wasmade of the death of hi first wife by Taylor county au thorities Pennebaker was accused giv ing his second wife poisoned candj when she left Diagonal to visit he relatives in Kansas She gave som of the candy to a niece who diec shortly afterward Dr C W McColm of New Mar ket and Donald Kite were inOictei upon second degree murder charge in connection with an alleged illega operation performed upon Ethe Bruce of Red Oak Kite was ac cused of taking the girl to Dr McColmfor treatment idi MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Turner Candidate for Gpverrior Pleads for Revision of Tax Laws SHBNANDOAH Dec 14 Dan Turner of Corning candidate foithe republican nomination for governor last night addressed the Kiwanis club andguests at farm ers night He appealed a re vision in the states tax laws ing the present statutes were an tiquatedby 75years He said he favored an income tax but no sales tax fair prices for farm products and completion of Iowas highway system v J DECEMBER14 1929 The amusing feature of the Wall street debacle is the sadeyed indi vidual who dropped 5280 gees around confiding lugubriously that been Inquirer t Phone SO HUGH DAVEY GENERAL BUILDERS Phone 874 15 2nd St S W ORANGE GROWERS WONT COMBINE Organization Declines Invi tation ol League to Merge REDLANDS Cat Dec 14 UP P parley general manager of the Mutual Orange distributors announced here today that his or ganization had declined an invita tion from C C Teague recently appointedby President Hoover as a member of the federal farm board to a conference looking to ward consolidation of the California fruit growers exchange and the Mutualorange distributors Teague in addition to being a member of the federal farm board is president of the California Fruit Growers exchange Earley said the two organizations yere in accord on a polity of IJmited coordination of coopera tives but that he believed unre stricted competition between two well organized growerowned and growercontrolled marketing bodies was better for the industry than a consolidated body I Roast Yoiing TURKEY DINNER Sunday at Mason City Soda Grill Duck and TBone Steaks The Grill with its pleasant surroundings and enjoyable atmosphere and food of as sured quality and goodness will serve an elegant Sunday dinner Whatever your choice this popular Grill your Dinner hour will be most enjoyable Young Turkey wtih cran berry sauce roast Duck tender TBone Steaks carefully prepared and tempting ly served SODA GR1LJL 16 SOUTH FEDERAL MASON CITY IN EXPLOSION Other Experts Are Injured in Oklahoma Blast BARTLESVILLE Okla Dec 14 of four chemists cm ployed in the gasoline experimental station of the United States bureau of mines was killed and the other three burned one critically in an explosion which with the ensuing fire demolished the station last night The body of R R Braden thaler was recovered from the smoking ruins while Meredith Miles lay in a hospital so severely burned that it was feared he would not recover Cause of the explosidn was not determined ANNUAL MEETING OF F5MONDAY Each Township Will Have Representatives in Mason City Reports of committee leaders th county agents annual am the report of the Cerro Gordo horn demonstration agent will mark tb annual meetingof the Cerro Gordc Farm Bureau association in th rooms at the Chamber of Commerce office hereMonday Representa tives from each township will be beard Aside from the reports on thi progress of the taxation committe by Andrew N Olson the report o the marketing committee by R IT Hallthe report ofthe home pro ject work in the county by Mrs V M Wallis and thereport of Georgi MNetzer president of the organi zatiori a complete program of mu sic and entertainment has been provided for the day according to M E Olson county agent J L Stevens is scheduled for a talk on the progress of the Iowa brand creameries D J McLaughlin for a talk on his experience of six mouths in pooled selling Dan Edg ington president of the North Iowa fair association will tell the group of the work the fair is planning for the coming year Lunch will be served in the chamber of commerce hall at noon Sandwiches and coffee for the din ner will be furnished states Mr Ol son Plates and spoons will be fur nished by each family Navy Head Inquiries Into RemarksMade By Smedley Butler WASHINGTON Dec 14 Secretary Adams is inquiring into recent remarks credited to Mai Gen Smedley D Butler of the ma nne corps in an address in Pitts burgh concerning American ma rines activities on foreign soil duringelections The assumption in official quar ters is that General Butler has been asked to give his own account of thespeech to the navy head It was explained that this was the customary procedure in cases DUBUQUE BANK CLERK IN JAIL Bridegroom of Month Held for Embezzeling Sum From Bank DUBUQUE Dec 14 enceBailey 26 husband of one nonth wasvin jail here today ac used of misappropriating 5529750 vhile a teller in the Iowa Trust and avings bank He was arrested yesterday on a warrant charging misappropriation of that ataount and at thesame time his recently organized motor company was placed in the hands of a receiver at the instance of ihe bank which places its total short ages at 567000 The entire amount is coveredby insurance bank offi cials said Bailey was married NovId and the shortages were discovered while he was on a short honeymoon Con fronted with the shortages on his return bank officials said he ad mitted his responsibility for them and wai immediately dismissed from his tellers position The grand jury will investigate Baileys financial maneuvers at the January term Bailey had just corii pleted building a home for himself and his bride in an exclusive resi dential district arid a home for his parentsis now under construction James T Lee was named by Dis trict Judge D E Maguire as re ceiver for Baileys automobile con cern Altho no date for arraign ment had been set justice of the peace Thomas M BarrettAvho is sued the warrant for ar rest said thatbonds for his release would be set at not less than S10 000 SOMETHING DIFFERENT FOR CHRISTMAS Every woman loves the things that are here are a few to 9 300 Fernery to 00 Phliodendrons S 75 to fi nn Rubber Plants I 00 In IK SS Cactus Plants to S sm Mixed Ferns S2 00 to I fi m Basket oiE Mixed Plante to 600 Pandanus VeltchH We a fine line of containers suitable tor plants Ask to see them at your Greenhouse Hcman M Knudson Prop oo Federal Ave H M KNTJDSON Prop 1205 So Federal Hartmari Conspiracy Trial Is Adjourned SPIRIT LAKE Dec 14 The conspiracy trial of man was adjourned over the week end yesterday after Judge K C Davidson for the second time over ruled a defense motion to have the case decided by the court instead of going to the jury Arguments will be presented Monday and the jury is expected to receive the case that day The state closed its rebuttal evidence late yesterday The case ia a result of a collision between a boat owned by Hart man and his father John and one owned by Frank Long and Jasper Alexander in which the latter sank with loss of nine liveson Lake Okobojl last July 2 Planes Being Built for TransPacific Hop LOS ANGELES Dec 14 P Rocheville head of the Emsco Aircraft corporation plant at Downey Cal today disclosed that his company is building two air planes desisted for tansraclfic flight but declined to reveal for TAX REDUCTION VICTORY NEAR Measure Expected to Be Adopted by Senate Be fore Nightfall WASHINGTON Dec Obliterating allpolitical lines save one the administrations 000 tax reduction resolution swept thru the senate today to probable adoption by nightfall Republican regulars and demo crats alike were united in support ing the tax cut and approval by a wide majority was indicated Only the small band of independent re publicans from thewest were op posed but they apparently had no intention of preventing a vote Under theresolution 1 per cent would be lopped from aU normal income tax rates both corporation and individual with the cut apply ng to taxes on incomesof the cal endar year now closing When taxes are collected on incomes of igso the present rates will be restored unless further special action is taken by congress An agreement upon a definite lour for voting was blocked hot by the independents but by Sen ator Jones of Washington the Distant PukUcan leaderwho said he wanted ample time forthe resentation and consideration of amendments Opposition to such an igreement had been expressed by srookhart of Iowa Howell of Nebraska and McMaster of South Dakota but withdrawn Iowa Youth Is Home to Deny Wire Saying He Had Been Killed IMOGENE Dec 14 TPKBernie McCardle was at his home here today denying he was dead A telegram received early this week byhis father Michael McCardie said Bernie was killed in an auto mobile accident at Fremont Nebr The father a son and anephew went to the Nebraska city but could find neither the body nor the man who sent the telegram Police rat Fremont have been unable to lo cate the sender of the telegram which was signed H F Hicks whom they are constructed BATTERIES RECHARGED CASH AND CARRY BATTERY AT EAGLE GROVE Find Mangled Body of Roy Peach 45 Near Crossing EAGLE GROVE Dec Peach foreman of the switching crew in the Northwestern raHroat yards here was killed this morning during his Work The first intima tion that something was wrong came when two of his fellow work men found a hand and foot of a man in one end of the The mangledform of hia body later was found laying close to the track near the crossing of the Northwestern and Great Western lines Just how the accident hap pened is notknown but trainmen here believe that tie was caught by a switch engine arid was dragged the entire yards before being dropped oiear the Great Western crossing Mr Peach survived by his wife and two sons Raymond who is in the navyand is located some where on the west coast and Rob ert a high school boy Funeral arrangements have not been completed Burial probably will be made in the localcemetery with services in one of the local churches BREMEN BATTLES STORM AT SEA Giant Liner Tossed About by 120 Mile an Hour Hurricane NEW YORK Dec 14 steamship Bremen fastest ocean liner was inport today after a bat tie with an Atlantic storm which delayed hev nearly anc resulted in injuries to 10 passen gers Like handlers taking charge of fighter at the end ofa fierce bout a fleet of tuga convayed the liner up afogchoked New York harbor yesterday while marine experts pro claimed heiVictorious in her firs real test against the fury of a win ter sea The proportions of thehurricane thru which the Bremen fought her Way from Bremen to Cherbourg with 1800 passengers were indicat ed by the reduction of her speed on thevoyage The chip holds a record for the Atlantic crossing of four days 17 hours and 42 minutes established soon after she was placed in service last summer On this trip she re quired 7days7 hours and 54 min utes Her average speed 28 knots was cut to 176 Huge waves rolied up by a wine which reached a velocity of 120 miles an hour tossed the ship so that she rolled 18 degrees at one time The rolling flung passengers about resulting in injuries which were treated by the ships surgeon the distinction had to be shared witha Negro Then he quit The southern democrat presented hisresignation from the committee on enrolled bills to I Speaker Long worth late yesterday because Rep resentative DePriest of Illinois a Negro had been made a member Hin withdrawal accepted by tho house Altgood explained that since the enrolledvbills committee was honor ary it offered noopportunity for service to his district and said now that the republican from Chicago has been added to it I do not desire tho honor DePriest also was assigned to the committee on Indian affairs and invalidPensions v DR W 0 MAUCH i DENTIST Weir Bldg Phone 872 Allgood Quits Post on Committee Since DePriest Was Named WASHINGTON Dec 14 tepresentatire Allgood of Alabama iked the idea of serving on an hon orary committee of the houseuntil HEATO GOAL ton Kentucky Block tori Economy Bootless ton LOW SOOT This is a New Coal For Mason City Block Phono 363 A New Idea in Washing mat SPECIAL PORTABLE ELECTRIC WASHER PACIFIC BEAUTY is just the washing machine for lace curtains silks woolens the fine things that are ordi narily done by hand by drawing air suds and water iown through the clothes at the 30 tunes a paddles cups or but airsuds and water touches the clothes Weighs 19 lbsis is inches highfinished fow colorsgreen blue ivory Porcelain enamel tubs may be placed on stove for boiling or sterilizing Capacity of 5 mens shirts or 10 piece eilk underwear or equivalent SATISFACTION Mason City Hardware Co Don McPeak Prop Phone 98 East State Shipping men of Los Angeles harbor have chosen Gladys OConneil as this years most attractive Pacific ocean travel er Daughter called mother what did you do with that little sample of silk I showed you last week Had the dressmaker make me a party dress but of it daughter Enquirer TO GRAND IKY Bonds Are Placed at on Illegal Possession of Liquor Charges Lester Rourke 21 Nora Brings waived preliminary hearing and was bound over to the grand jury on charges of iifegal possession of in toxicating liquor when he appeared before United States Commissioner Stanley L Hayries at 9 oclock Sat urday morning His bonds were fixed at5500 which he was unable to furnish He was arrested at oclock Friday afternoon by a federal agent who followed him to his home at Nora Springs The agent saw him enter his home and arresteci him when he came out He had three balfpints of alleged alcohol in his possession Rpurke the officer states was driving a Chevrolet car belonging to Dale Molsberry Nora Springs The car was held for a while and then turned over to the owner Maybe the senate needs the spns nf wildjackasses You get quick ac tion with the jacks port Times CHRYSLBI6 1926 Coupe New motor nearly new tires good finish at only Jovvctt Brougiiam Com pletely neiv paint for only Kuicks Stiidebakcrs and Chcvrolets Block South of Iost officc Phono 80S NORTH IOWA MOTOR CO modern necessities x easily washable very inexpensive KAYSER Leatherettes course every woman would guess fhe answer fo that fashionquestion every smart woman has a com plefe wardrobe of leatherette gloves They buy them a half dozen at a time For sporls street afternoon and even for mal wear cuffed gauntlet slipon mousquetaires and but ton models RHEUMATOLIGIST rheumatic diseases More than 25 years of experience In this specialty subacute chronic muscular or myoaltisneuralgia or neuritis sciatica lum bago arthritis deformans rheumatic heart stomach and intestines Office 409 First National Bank Building Hours 8 a m to 4 p m Ask for on rheumatism it is Address A Oshana M D Mason City Iowa ;