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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 31, 1929, Mason City, Iowa DECEMBER 31 1929 MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE FIVE Hoover Quarters May Be for Rest of Term CONTINUED FJROM PAGE 1 rest of the war department offices were moved out of It and down to Potomac park whither seven eighths of them were transferred in to a temporary building when America entered the world conflict President Hoover has spoken de precatingly of the looks of the state and war building however He may not want to stay in it any longer than he has to THERE is no denying that the edi 1 fice is oldfashioned It was built during the mansard era Still it has historic that anyone cares for them in this gen eration Maybe the most popular sugges tion is for a presidential building in the block at tho west end of Lafay ette is to say catty cprnered across this little park from the white house It would involve a trip also across Pennsylvania ave nue and Jackson place but the walk would take a scant two minutes and the police could stop traffic while the president was negotiating it They would need to too An auto almost ran over President Coolidge once at Pennsylvania and Jackson But thin is looking a long distance into the future Some successor to President Hoover may have a fire proof office building all to himself one of these days but it is extreme ly improbable that Mr Hoover will FORMER IOWA SPEAKER DEAD Luther V Carter 50 Is Dead at Home in New Providence ELDORA Dec 31 V Carter 50 who was speaker of the Iowa house of representatives in the fortysecond general as sembly diedat his home in New Providence early today after an ill ness of several years Elected first in 1920 Carter served four terms in the legisla ture A graduate of Penn college of Oskasoosa he was on that schools board of trustees for many years Since 1907 he had been farming near Lawn Hill Carter had been a member of the New Providence school board since 1908 many years a township trustee member of the county board of education and president of the Hardin county Farm Bureau for two years Wishing You the Best Everythimd v vH New Year 1930 FROM THE ENTIRE PERSONNEL OF 1 Mil sun City Iowa 930 Expected to Test Hoover Plans CONTINUED FUOSI PAGE 1 he renunciation of war and exten ive conversations with Great Bri ain The primary object of the coming onference to be held at London is he negotiation of an agreement vhereby ironbound limits will be et upon the size of the navies of We great United States Great Britain France Italy and Japan In addition a move ment will be launched to extend for ive years the holiday in the con itruction of capital ships agreed ipou at the Washington confer ence Officials here see no particular obstacle in the French attitude re cently expressed that the Kellqgg Briand treaty cannot be taken as a basis for naval arms limitation and that the London parley should reach an agreement primarily on principles and methods Prohibition How Is Latest UnlikD the naval situation the newest phase of the prohibition controversy has developed within a fortnight Just before congress ad journed for the holidays Senator Harris of Georgia a democrat and a veteran dry demanded a report from the law enforcement commis sion before that agency is given any more funds for its upkeep This precipitated what has come to be regarded as the most heated series of exchanges on prohibition since the eighteenth amendment went into force Prisoner in Iowa Slaying OMAHA Dec 31 has reached railroad officials herethat a confession has been obtained m Texas from the slayer of W A Shoemaker 28 special agent who was hilled in a gun battle with a group of ttjamps in Missouri Valley Iowa in 1925 The confession obtained from Ber nie Lanway who is serving time in a Texas jail on a charge of shoot ing with intent to kill clears up a mystery which had baffled officers working on the case for the last four years Lanways confession Sheriff Cross at Logan Iowa said resulted from qualms of conscience which the Texas prisoner had suffered since the shooting Recently Lanway told the warden of the Texas penitentiary at Hunts ville Texas that he had killed a man at Missouri Valley four years ago Sheriff Cross and railroad agents who quized the prisoner said he displayed such an intimate knowledge of the crime that there is little doubt of the authenticity of his story He may bebrot back to Harrison county Iowa to face charges of killing Shoemaker altho he still has time to serve in Texas it was said Robinson Hampton to Be in Race 110 TRACTORS AHE SENT MARBLE ROCK Dew hundred and forty HartParr trac tors made in Charles City left Marble Rock via the C R I P this morning for Alberta Canada ASK and wear the RAY finest blue white SENEY Diamonds EMULSION V 7 J5 earns on hahres helps children THE SPIRIT of the Season brings to us renewed appreciation of old associations and of the value of new friends while wishing you a New Year full of health happi ness and prosperity we are not un mindful of the fact that in a very large measure our customers with their loyalty and friendship have been responsible for our business success Your good will is one of our most valuable assets We trust we shall always merit it and wish to thank you E P Stacy Sons Co Morgan IsNamed New Head of Scientists CONTINUED FROBI PAGE 1 reelected to the executive commit tee Arthur H Compton physicist and Nobel peace prize winner now of the University of Chicago and George H Parker biologist of Har vard university were elected to the committee on grants A S Frissell prominent Nov York City banker was chosen to the finance committee Morgan is also president of the National Academy Scienceand is a member of the American so ciety of naturalists the American Society at Zoologists the society of experimental biology and medicine the New York Academy of Sciences and is a foreign member of the royal society of London and a corresponding member of the Acad emy of Petrograd Author of Several Books He is the authorof a number of books on zoological subjects among them The Physical Bases of Here dity and the Theory of the Gene He attained fame by mapping and spoittiug the gene Morgan waa born in Lexington Wy in 1866 and received degrees from the state college of Kentucky andJohns Hopkins university He is the father of four bhlldren hav ing been married to Lillian V Sam son of Germantown Pa in 1904 He was professor of biology ftt Bryn Mawr from 1891 to 1904 and taught until recently at Columbia university DES MOINBS Dec 31 Iowa congressmen yesterday entered the 1B30 political race by request ing nomination papers from Ed M Smith secretary state The congressmen circulating pa pers are Ed H Campbell of the eleventh congressional district arid T J B Robinson of the third dis trict Each seeks republican renom iuation Campbell is serving his first term in the national house of rep resentatives He succeeded Con gressman William D Boies of Shel don who retired In the last pri mary election Campbell polled the highest number of votes in a fiold of six republican candidates but failed by a few votes tov receive the necessary 35 per cent of the total vote required to nominate He suc ceeded in winning the nomination in the subsequent district conven tion and defeated George Finch Sioux City in tho general election Robinson Hampton a former slate senator was elected from the third district four times and now seeks his fifth term He succeeded Representative Burton E Sweet oE Waverly when Sweet retired to be come a candidate for the United States Senate BORAHS LIQUOR LETTER SECRET Note to President on En forcement Question Not Made Public WASHINGTON Dec 31 The contents of a letter on prohi ition sent to President Hoover by Senator Borah today were a closely JOBBERS RECEIVERS DISTRIBUTORS BRITT PIONEER TO BE BURIED Mrs Henry Wagner 61 Died at Her Home in Hancock BRITT Dec serv ices will be held for Mrs Henry Wagner Thursday at 10 oclock in St Patricks Catholic church in Britt A rcquirm high mass will be in charge of the Rev J P Quirren Mrs Wagner died at her home Sun day evening The cause of her death was a complication of diseases She was born in Bambridge Ind on Aug 15 1868 On Feb IT she became the bride of Henry Wagner at Iowa City Mr and Mrs Wagner lived on a farm in Johnson county near Iowa City for two years In the spring of 1892 they moved to Magor township Hancock county where they lived for 11 years Next they moved on a farm six miles east Convith This farm wag well known as the old Wagner place Mr and Mrs Wagner re sided on this farm for 21 years Then in 1922 Mr and Mrs Wagner retired from the farm and moved toBritt where they lived until called by death Mr Wagner died on Jan 31 1928 Seven children were born Mrs Hanora Gordon of Forest City Mrs Eva Dunlap of Algona Mrs Clar ence Smith of Britt George Wag ner of Schapkee Minn Mrs Leila Schroeder or Mrs Dora Peck of Britt and LeRoy Wagner of Convith Police Arrest Two on Intoxication Charges Albert Hendrickaon GI5 Pennsyl vania avenue northeast was arrest ed at oclock Monday night by police on charges of intoxication He had a small amount of alcohol with him officers state He forfeit ed bonds of by failing to appear in police court Tuesday morning Charles C Barton Austin Minn who was arrested at oclock Tuesday morning on a charge of intoxication went to jail five days instead of paying a fine of J10 and costs Motion Is Made for Dismissal of Case A motion was made by the coun sel for the defendant for the dis missal of tho case of John Neil who is charged with violation of ordi nance 160 when the case was brot before Acting Judge M C Cough Ion in police court Tuesday morn ing Information against Neil had been filed by W A Taylor To End a Cough In a Hurry Mix This at Home To end a stubborn cough quickly it is important to soothe and hcnl tho in flamed membranes get rid the germg nijcl also to nid the system inwardly to help throw tho trouble For these purposes here is a home made medicine far better than anything you could buy at 3 timca tho cost From any druggist get 2 ounces of Pinct Iour tins into a pint bottle and add plain gramilateil sugar syruporstrained honey to fil up the piut This trikcs but a moment and makes ft remedy BO effective that you will never do with out onco you liavc used it Keeps per fcetly and children like it This simple remedy docs three neces sary things First it loosens the gcrm Indeu riuicgm Second it Eoolhct away the inflammation Third it is absorbed into the iilcracl where it nets directly on tho bronchial tubes This explains why it brings such quick relief creii in the obstinate bronchial cougha Wliicu follow cold epidemics Iitier is si highly concentrated com pound of genuine Norway Pine con taining the active agent of creosote in a rcGncd palatable form and known as one of the greatest healing agents for Bcycro coughs fhcst colds nnii bronchial troubles Uo not accept a substitute for It ia guaranteed to give prompt rclicl or money refunded guarded secret while official Wash ington turned to speculation onthe nature of the senators latest contri bution to the bitter controversy The communication was regarded as climaxingBorahs participation in the current discussion in which he had issued two denunciatory statements scathingly arraigning the federal personnel to which pro hibition enforcement is entrusted and had discussed the situation per sonally with the chief executive The white house announced that the letter had been received late j yesterday with the added statement that it would not be made public and that thus far no reply had been drafted Borah too declined to reveal its contents In his previous statements the Idahoan who was one of Hoovers most prominent campaigners aa serted that the faults of prohibition lay with those charged with the law effective and that with the present personnel from top to bottom nothing could be dons A woman prefers a husband taller than herself so that she can pretend to look up to News DA MONSf inc Beginning Saturday Morning January 4 at amons Great January Clearance SALE of winter merchandise in every department at greatly reduced prices See Oar Advertisement in the GlobeGazette Thursday Evening ELMWOOD Mason Citys Own Cemetery If you are consideringthe purchase of a burial lot dont overlook your own beautiful Elnwvood conveniently lo in all seasons of the year beautifully parked and land and platted to serve the needs of all the people of this com re serve assured Watch the developments in the new addition of 26 acres recently purchased The work of landscaping and laying out this new addition is in charge of Mr S W Rubee a landscape artist of rec ognized ability in the cemetery world an outstanding example of his work along this line being Riverside of Marshalltown When this new addition is completed every citizen of Mason City will be justly proud of this enter prise Prices in Elmwood are reasonable and us an opportunity to show you available lots and quote you will be convinced Nicely located single grave lots in fant size adult Full size family lots ranging from and up to depending on size and location The Mason City Cemetery Associ ation is a mutual lot owner is a profits go into the maintenance fund of the As dividends to a speculation or promotion operation for more than 60 object not to make money for any indi vidual or set of individuals but to pro vide and maintain a beautiful cemetery close to the heart of Mason City where the people of this community regard less of race color or creed can give their loved ones Christian burial We have no salesmen or agents so liciting but our Supt Mr Dan Durkin will be found at Elmwood at all times and will be glad to explain our plan of organization show you our lots and quote prices and terms You may reach him by telephone 2246 or phone our office 695 We urge your consideration and trust we will have your cooperation Mason City Cemetery Association C A PARKER Prcs DAN DURKIN Superintendent RALPH STANBERY Secretary tm m ;