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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 23, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home HOME EDITION VOL XXXVI MVE CENTg PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY DECEMBER 23 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 64 A Shriek A Roar Grain Men Vs Legge Says Stewart By CHARLES PSTEWART IITASHINGTON Pec 23 A piercing shriek rent the aJr the other day Followed by a fero cious roar The shriek was the midwestern grain commissions business just realizing what Chairman Alexander Legge of the new federal farm board is up to The roar was Chair man Legges daring anyone to in terfere with him Legge proposes to extinguish the grain commission business like turning off an electric light click its gone Having put the kibosh on the commission business who can doubt that Mr Legge will nest tgoafter the livestock commission business and the cottonand tobac co and fruit commission businesses any more remain for him to lay his vandal hands on The Hvestock cotton tobacco and commission men et al are in their lungs right now in readiness to let out 10000h p shrieks of horror on short notice Chairman Legge has plenty of ferocious roars in reserve also IT looks as if the com V mission folk had made the mis take of their lives in ever permitting the endowment of the federal farm board with the almost unlimited powers which it possesses under the law They have had a mighty soft thing hitherto v Depress the market to its irre ducible buy their crops from the farmers on that bas is Then skyhoot the same market to the very zenith of the firma sell out tothe public THAT basis i Suchhas been the commission rto iai The awful price spread between farm andthe city table iiS fhe commission mens rake off says Senator Gerald P Nye of the grain belt bloc in the upper house otcongress has accounted for ELMER HUCKINv GIVES UP Legislation May Be Needed in Rail Combine H iTil in harsh term How literally does the senator mean f The agricultural commission man replies the North Dakota so is the nearest thing to a per feet parasite that biology has to of fer He feeds alike on producer and consumer He does it thru his trick of con trolling the transfer of the coun trys crops from the formerto the latter He toils not Neither does he plant or cultivate or reap or trans port or anything else except charge about 30 per cent TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 1 Rusty Hinges to Present Program The Rusty Hinge quartet will sing Christmas carols at the half hour program of mass music in Central park Monday night These outdoor musical programs are sponsored by the music department of the Wom ans club They begin at The songs to be included in the program are Hark the Herald Angels Sing It Came Upon a Midnight Clear Jinglo Bells and Silent Night The audience is asked to join in singing the last number each night Tuesday nights program will be the last of the aeries The quartet includes Df Raymond F Kunz Earl Dean Fred Shaffer and W Earl Hall The average woman spends more time than money when she goes News AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I hated to put them old quilts on the company bed for Pas cousin Henry but you cant use gasoline on satin comforts ROADS BELIEFS BEING SOUGHT AT WASHINGTON Fear Commissions Plan Wont Meet With Gen eral Approval Dec 23 Washington today poked inquir ingly into the future in an effort to forecast the outcome of the Inter state Commerce commissions plans for the consolidation of the cations railroads The commissions proposal has in itself no binding effect and was in tended for the guidance of the car riers in taking voluntary action It is believed in many quarters that lacking the cooperation of the rail lines additional legislation must be enacted by congress if the plan is to be made operative Only 19 Competing Lines For this reason there was a par ticularly sharp watch for any indi cation of the attitude of the roads attended by much speculation as U what their reaction might be in the course which it was pointed out that the commissions proposals fell TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 4 r Needed to Put Yule Fund Over the Top Previously Kcportcd A Friend 00 Olanvllle Brothers 500 Hermanson Brothers ITiOO V A H Osnge 300 Grant McGowun o 00 M B ioo Just a Friend 00 Headquarters Company Second Battalion 523 A Friend U W 100 A T 00 Brotherhood of Hallway Clerks 500 No 608 joo Portland Social Hour Club 500 From a Friend Mrs D 00 Dresbach 200 A Friend In Florida 300 P3 500 Another Friend JQO New Total 41923 TfHIS is a final appeal for the Christmas Cheer fund Mondays total was 541923 or about un der the goal set by Mrs T T Blaise social welfare director as the amount needed to bring a touch of Christmas cheer to the Mason City homes this the day would be just another Wed nesday The fund will be brot to a close Tuesday afternoon Persona who up to this time have suppressed their impulse are urgently Invited to send or bring their lastday contribution to the GlobeGazettes Cheer Fund Editor A final lunge is essential if the goal Is to be reached A number of business houses of the city have indicateda desire to assist Mrs Blaise in stretching the benefits of the fund In addition to a generrfus cash offer for instance the Hermanson brothers will make1 available 40 quarts of milk for dis tribution on Christmas day If you doubt the need of the fund take a glance at this letter received from two Mason City boys C S 11 years old and B S 9 years old Jnst a line to let you no we arc 2 little boys and we havent got no papa and my mama has to work all the tune and It will bo a poor Xmus I for us we was wondering if you i would gee Santa Clause If so will you send him down to our Place We dont care what he brings us coal jfrocerys cloths or mast most any thing Who can resist such an appeal as that Are YOU going to be a party to letting C and B spend a dismal Christmas Speedy action is a first requisite now Lets make it phia Address your contributions to Christmas Cheer FundMason City GlobeGazette WHERE KAYNOR MET HIS DEATH Central Press Teleuholo of the plane in which live persons including Representative Willis Kaynor of Massachusetts met their deaths at Boilingfield Washington Especial interest attaches to the acci dent to GlobeGazette readers sincte Mr Kaynor attended the grade schools and the high school at Clear Lake The family of Mr Kaynor left Clear Lako iibout 1900 Clear take residents say leaving for South Dakota While living at the lake Kirk as he there worked in the Etiel drug store Mr Xaynors sister Catherine before her death a year ugo ivas afrequent visitor to Clear Lake ana was known to a ureat many persons there Photo shows the wrecked nrtiiy plane Mr Kaynor on the left and Cant Harry Dinger pilot who also lo t hs rfr W W Marsh Democratic JURY INDICTS MISSING SLAYER St Valentines Day Killingsj Leader Laid to Fred Burke Bank Bandit BULLETIN CHICAGO Dec 38 Fred Burke fugitive gunman was named by acoroners jury todayus one of the execution ersof the seven Moraii gang sters shot doxvn in a Nortli Clark street garage last St Valentines day CHICAGO Dec 23 Calvin H Goddard ballistic expert asserted today that markings found on bullets taken from the bodies of the seven victims of the Mpran gang massacre last February were identical with markings on bullets fired from the submachine guns found in the St Joseph Mich home of Fred Burke notorious killer and bank bandit Major Goddard made his an nouncement in testifying before the coroners jury of six prominent Chi cago men reconvened by Coroner Herman N Bimdesen today to hear the latest development in the 10 mouths investigation of Chicagos most spectacular gang murders U OF W STUDENT DIES IN ACCIDENT Five Others Injured in Auto mobile Accident in Pennsylvania MANSFIELD Pa Dec 23 A University of Wisconsin student was killed and five fellow students injured today in an automobile acci dent near here while on their way east for the holidays Leizer Clatuch 20 of Brooklyn N Y died on the way to Mausfield hospital The others suffering from lacera tions and bruises and expected to recover were Martin Glensen Dai ton Mass Harold and Solomon Spitzer and Lincoln Edmunds Madison Wis add Reuben Strousky of Roselle N J JJULLETIX WAT1CRLOO Men 23 Funeral services for Wilbur W Marsh nationally known deiuo crntlc Iciider who died here last night will hu hold Tuesday at p in Burial will lie in tin Waterloo cemetery WATERLOO Dec 23 bur W Marsh 6G one of the lead ing figures in the democratic parly in Iowa for the last 15 years died here last night as the result of a paralytic stroke Marsh was found unconscious in his automobile near Hudson yester day morning He is believed to have suffered the stroke Saturday night and drew up to the side of the road turned off his motor and lapsed in to unconsciousness remaining there all night Marsh had served as treasurer of the democratic national committee from 1816 until his resignation in January 1924 He haa attendee every democratic national conven tion since 1912 Prominent us Politician As delegate at large from Iowa to the 1912 convention at Balti more he was one of the managers of Champ Clarks unsuccessful campaign for the presidential nom ination x He played a prominent part in the Iowa campaign for Alfred B Smith last year and also supported the former New York governor in the 1924 party convention Marsh was a member of the resolutions committee at the 1928 convention and was also chairman of the Towa delegation He wasmentioned as a candidate for the post of secretary of agri culture during the second Wilson administration Marshrecently resigned as pres ident of the Associated Manutac TUHN TO PAGE 8 COLUMNa WHITE HOLIDAY FOR MIDWEST Chicago Forecaster Predicts More Snow for Christinas CHICAGO Dec 23 is virtually no question about its being a white Christmas in the middle west this year Early today it was getting whiter and whiter Railroads bus lines and street I C C Blames Flood for Wreck of Train WASHINGTON Dec 23 Derailment of a Chicago Rock Is land and Pacific railway train near Strattou Colo July IS 1929 re sulting in the death of 10 people was held today by the interstate commerce commission safety bu reau to have been caused by the undermining of the road bed during a flood To Show Movie ALLISON Dec exercises of the Sunday school of the Associated churches will be of held at the Legion hall Tuesday O l evening The motion picture Cap tain Kljnscumidts Search for San ta in Alaska will be shown car companies in cities had hardly got their heads above the snowdrifts resulting from lastj weeks blizzard when the Chicago weather bureau warned of more snow It began falling here late last night sifting at first then heavily but it was only of a few hours dur ation At St Paul Minn it was 4 be low but in the middlewest temper atures ranged higher from 12above at Omahato 30 at Milwaukee Chi cago readings were in the middle twenties early today The general forecast is for less frigid weather in the middlewest but not warm enough to remove the white rug laid for the holiday CHAiMNLEGGE MAY BE GALLED No Time to Appear but Will ComeIf Asked Says Board Head WASHINGTON Doc 23 Chairman Legge of the farm board said today that he had no time to appear before the senate lobby com mittee but that he was asked he would do so The farm board chairman refer ring to the refusal of the commitee to make a letter he had written part of the record said that the com mittee knew its own business and that he had sent the letter only to straighten out certain information which apparently had been misun derstood Then Legge wrote the committee that no policies of the farm board had been changed as the result of a conference he had held with Julius Barnes of the United States cham ber of commerce grain exporter and three other prominent grain deal ers Barnes had testified before the committee that he had understood that the farm board would attempt to change some of its policies with regard to loans to cooperatives as a result of the conference NEW STATE FOR MONGOLS GIVEN SOVIET SUPPORT RussianChinese Treaty Settles Dispute Over Railway Dec 23 projected new Mongol republic under Rus ian encouragement in the district variously called Bargo Kulunner or Kolonbail was reported today in official Japanese dispatches from Harbin and Mukden The plan was seen here as likely to complicate further the vexed Chinese Eastern railway situation Consuls returning to Harbin on the international train in which they attempted to reach northwestern Manchuria to learnthe fate of their nationals brot a few details of the project The consuls were prevented from venturing past Mientuho by Chinese military The territory of Barga roughly the western tongue of Holung Kiang including the city of Khailar which the Mongols hope to make their capital and the Lakes Kulun nor and Bornor has been disturbed frequentlyin recent years by the ambitious Young Mongol party which has attempted to achieve in dependence from China Soviet Rus sia was believed to encourage the party Occupied Deserted Towns i Apparently trustworthyinforma tion reaching Japanese officials here said the young Mongols had op pbrtunizedthe November invasion of northwestern Manchuria by soviet forces to occupy towns de serted by the Chinese Khailar it was said was now held not by soviet regulars but by Mongols with Russian and Buriat officers under Russian arms A par tial confirmation of this wasthe Russian statement at the Khabar ovsk conference on the settlement of the Chinese eastern railway con troversy that Kbailar was occupied by Mongols and the Russians were unable to compel an evacuation Japanese believe the soviet his encouraged the Barga developments in order to strengthen their claim LEADER DIES FINANCIER WILL STAND TRIAL IN CR IN JANUARY iVaives Extradition anc to Face Charges of Wilbur W Marsh long one oC the leaders in the democratic party in Invu ivho died at his home in Waterloo Sunday night of 11 paralytic stroke KEYES IN JAIL SAYS HE DIDNT HOLD UP PROBE Challenges Richardson to Produce Evidence in Taylor Murder T OS ANGELES Dec 23 statement of former Gov Frienc W Richardson that he possessor proof that William Desmond Taylor noted motion picture director wh was mysteriously slain seven year ago wus killed by a motion pictun actress was characterized today b former District Attorney Asa Kcyc as political ammunition Soon after Richardson made thi announcement to San Francisci newspapers Saturday a slatemen was issued by Buron Fitts presen district attorney in which the pros that Chinese are unable to maintain ccutorsaid only one linkremains peace in the zone occupied by the TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 3 Marble Rock Subject to Outbreak of Measles as School Vacation Starts MARBLE ROCK Dec schools closed Friday for a two weeks vacation There were 15 cases of measles developed in the grades here Thursday and Friday All efforts are being made to hnve the epidemic under the reopening of school to be forged in order to perfect hi case against the slayer Lays It to Politics Keyes who is under conviction 01 a bribery charge asserted in th county jail yesterday that Richard son is shaking the bones of Taylo for political purposes Both Richardson and Fitts hav been mentioned as possible cand dates for the republican nomihatio for governor Richardson has inti mated that either he or Fitts woul announon a cnndiiiacy soon Keyes who is recovering from an operation in the jail hospital char TUKX TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 4 w AUTOMA Wisi Dec 23 lere to answer fraud charges laid against him inCedar Rapids Iowa Slmer S Huckina head of a busi ness enterprise sajd to pay 26 and per cent dividends today waived reliminary extradition and was ound over on 55000 bonds to in sure his appearancehere Jan 7 Huckins smiling and affable as xe walked up the courthouse steps old newspaper photographers to get it good boys When reporters sought to interview him Huckins merely said he was not nearly so lardboiled as represented Six Hancock Wig businessmen and the president of the bank signed Huckins bond Some of them are investors in the mysterious Huckins enterprise while others are friends who nave signified their faith in the leading citizen of the town Returns to Hancock Huckins appeared with his attor ney and E J Courtney superinten dent of the Huckins estate at Hancock Many townspeople were on hand to see 52 per cent Huck ins and to witness the proceedings v Huckins disappeared more than a week agp after the fraud chargea were laid against him Today it was said he had been visiting relatives1 neither Huckins nor his attorhoy would sayexactly where ho had been Huckins left for Hancock after the proceedings had been com pleted May Be Tried In January CEDAR RAPIDS Doc 23 Carl Hendrickson Linn county at torney when informed today thai JIUmcr S Huckins had surrendered and waived extradition for his re turn here said he expected Hacking wotid return here within a week He added he was ready to try Huckina and his son George E Huckins who is under arrest at Ex celsior Springs Mo at the January term of court opening Jan 6 The Huckins reputed to head a business paying investors 25 to 52 per cent are charged here with ob taining money under false pretenses The charges grew out of the filing of suits on behalf of four investors TUUN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN f Wilt Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Dec Nations are starting for the big London disarmament conference to disarm them selves of the things they fig ure wont be used in the war which will leave them more money to develop the things they will use Its an eco hafa humanWILL ROGERS itarian affair Its like holding a traffic conference and just dis cussing the limiting of horses and buggies I wonder if we ever will get so civilized that one will be held to limit submarines airplanes and chemicals You cant say civil ization dont advance however for in every war theykill you in a new way Yours WILL P S Those heathen neighbors of ours to the south gave us a fine lesson in generosity The Mexican government sent 510000 to the orphaned of the Oklahoma mine disaster FIREMAN PINNED UNDER ENGINE Two Southern Trains Crash Near New Orleans Engi neer Scalded NEW ORLEANS Dec 23 Two passenger trains the Louisiana limited running from Hhrcveport to New Orleans and the Texas limited from Houston to New Orleans ran together today at Avondale 35 miles north of New Orleans pinned a fire man under his engine and scalded an engineer Only the engines left the track and no passengers were reported hurt B L Piflman fireman of the Texas limitedwas buried under his engine and was believed by rescue workers to be dead Workmen were digging in relays an hour after the i wreck in an effort to reach him Mike Fosterengineer of the Texas train was scalded and he was taken to a New Orleans hospital in a ser ious condition Five PerHons Hurt GORMAN Kane Dec 23 Five persons were injured when two Union Pacific passenger trains col lidedamile cast of here this morn Ing All of the injured were report ed la betrainmen no passengers being hurt The injured were re tnovcd to Hays Knns Nashua Man Dies After Long Life in Community NASHUA Dec services were held here Monday for Herman Osterman who died Friday night ut his home siv and onehalf miles from Nashua after an illness of several months at St Michaels church at 10 oclock a m the Rev B A Erdland conducting the serv ices Burial was in the family lot at Oak Hill cemetery Air Osterman was born in Germany in 1864 and came to America 46 years ago set tling near Clarksvllle For 16 years he has lived upon the farm where he passed away and prior to that time he lived upon a farm Just across the road for 27 years Wea IOWA FORECAST Fair to locally unsettled Monday night and Tuesday Rising temperature Tuesday also Monday night except in cast central portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 2t hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Highest Sunday It Above Lowest in Night J Below At 8 A M Monday B liclow Figures for like period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Warmest Saturday 10 Above Coldest in Night 8 Beloxi ;