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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 6, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV PHTE3 CENTS PER COPY tRES3 LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 6 1929 AND INTERNATIONAL sTSWS SUPpUSMENTAL NO 10JT MASON CITY TO HAVE NEW BANK MARCH AGAINST CEYLON POLICE HAS SUBSIDED Striking Harbor Workers Pacified After 4 Are Killed BULLETIN COLOMBO Cylon Feb G Four were clcail GO were in hospi tals nnil an 3000 others were injured in varying degrees in yosterilftys strlUc riots bore cheelt todny showed The ilislurlmnces which begun yesterday ulien 1SOOO striltlnff harbor and railway workers marched OH police headquarters subsided during tlie night Ceylon Feb 0 turbances whicU began yesterday when 35000 striking harbor and rail way workers marched on policehead quarters subsided In the course ot the night Three or four were known dead after police firert about 100 rounds into a mob of the strikers and some onlook ers and others are believed to have been injured This development followed an at tempt to burn police headquarters by isnitins the scaffolding around the outlying ofdce When the fire engine arrived the mob ieized it and burned It The incident which aroused the mobs fury was the shooting of a yoimp mosleni clerk allegedly by po lice Early attempts to quell the trou ble failed when amagistrate who faced it wMrpeVled with stones and Bill to Construct Cruisers Up to Coolidge SMlTPJISSES e InduMoslem conflict as feared today as riots between Hindu nlli hands and PathansIncHfin Mo The disturbances seemed to be pleading southward from tho disturb ed quarter and It was believed even more drastic measures than those al ready invoked would be necessary to rrnell the There were 19 known dead most of them Pathans while tho Injured list exceeded 100 Troops with fixed bay onets patrolled streets while machine pun parties were stationed at import ant road junctions HUNGERGRAZED POPULACE RIOTS Crop Failure and Snow bound Food Trains Bring Suffering in Bessarabia KISHINEV Bessarabia Feb G crowds ot men women and children attacked tho emergency food relief stations hero today and smashed vindowa wrecked furniture and seiz ed the smalt remaining supply of food To appense tho hungercrazed peo ple he government relief committee iiiis promised additional food supplies The government of Beasarahia which lias been the center of a desper ate famine because of crop failure held a special meeting of officials to clay to discuss further measures for relieving tho situation which has been greatly aggravated becnuso of the nonarrlvnl of food trains which are mnrooned in heavy snows between Bessarabia Bucharest A rlelcgntlon of Beasarnbinn mayors s now proceeding to the capital to ap lion I to Premier lUnnlu to savo the sit tint on Will Rogers NE W YORK Feb A Smoot Is being hexed again with his cheap foreign sugar To Smoot the SpanishAm erican war was o TI r greatest blunder P o r hoth countries we freed grew sugar Kellogg1 can make pertce Or war the Missis sippi states can wash to the sea liquors from the four corners of the earth can ar rive untarifted hides antTTbone tVJLL ROGERS steaks from the Argentine wheat from Russia but Heotl Smoot prowls the Hocks at nlKht to sec that no sweeten ing is smuggled in When Smoot gets thru raising tho tariff on sugar Lindbergh fly over it with a box of chocolates Where Brlgham Youngs monu ment was erected from old mar riage certificates Smoots will he madeentirely oC sugar beets Yours Copyright 92D Safe Robber Is Dismissed VON HUENEFELD OCEAN AVIATOR DIES IN BERLIN Death Comes to Noted Baron Following an Operation B EIIMN Feb 6 has cut short a life which triumphed over some of tile greatest hazards of ivar and aviation Death came last night to Baron Shrcnfried Gimther von Huenefeld one of the men who made the first westward air passago of the north Atlantic Ho died on he oper ating tahlo at a Berlin sanitarium last niftht as surgeons sought to remedy a stomach and Jntesttnal ailment BAKON VON Which hart marred his HUENEFErn liisl years jjls heart failed to withstand the shock of the operation Atlventnrous Career Baron von Huenefeld was only 36 years old but he had an adventurous career of soldier German monarchist poet and dramatist and finally avia tor Shrapnel wounds in both legs dur ing the World war lett htm with a de cided limp As viceconsul Maast richt Holland he received the former kaiser and crown prince when they sought retugo on Dutch soil and he later snenl several years with tlie crown prince In his exile on the Island of Wloringrcn But It Is as an aviator he will ne re membered The fliprbt which brot him prominence tool place in April last TUTiX TO PAOn 7 COLUMN 5 Organist at Palace Freed Officers Theater Management Failed to Bring Charges Against Youth of larceny against John VD Goodell for the robbery oJ1 he Palace theater safe of were dis missed late Tuesday afternoon The failure oC the management of the thc uter to bring prosecution was one of tho factors which led to the dismissal it was stated Shortly before noon Tuesday the 13 year old boy who had previously giv en his nee as 22 waived a preliminary hearing and consented to he hound over to the grand jury A consultation was held among Judge Lowell Forbes Sheriff G E Cress and Chief of Police Frank Sanford and It was decided that owing to the theater manage ments failure to bring charges the fact that the money hnl nil been re covered and the youthfntncsa of the defendantIt would be better to drop the case Thompson Against It ROB Thompson county attorney stated that he was not In favor 1 dropping the charges I In a formaV statement made Tues day Judge Forbes explained the action purpose of criminal aws Is torprotect society acts of thecriminal At the same time we should where possible save young mens character and makeof them an isset rather than a liability Necessar ily each case considered and decided upon its own merits In mak dccislona as to the proper methods of disposition In my opinion many other things should be taken Into con sideration in addition to the criminal act committed I am mindful of the fact that It Is comparatively easy to brand an ex romely young man as a yill stay with him turnout life and im pede his progress in becoming an as to society By the sametoken it s comparatively easy to commit him TCKN TO VAGE 7 COLUMN 2 AUNT HET By Robert Quillen y Pa gives me plenty of money for clothes but some time before I die I want to dress up nn have every stitch on me new at the same time MORE TEETH IN Head of Big BLUE SKY LAWS WILL BE ASKED Proposal to Eliminate Majority Rule Right Fails m Senate Ky I C KAKTACK Associated Press Staff DES MOINES Feb G j committees of liousoind senate of tlifl Iowa legislature will be asked late placing Chicago Firm Backs John D SearsRoebuck Chief Knows But Doesnt Admire Col Stewart 111C AGO Feb ft Rosen walrt philanthropist ami head of SearsKoebuck and company extended his support to John D Rockefeller Jr in the effort to wrest the Standard Oil of Indian hoard chairmanship from Col Robert Stouvirt I have written some letters to own ers of Standard Oil stock asking them today to introduce a bill in the state blue sliy law by repealing the present chapter on the subject and substituting a uniform state law indorsed by the American Bar associations committee on legis lation Under the new bill it Is claimed by Its principal sponsors sale ot worth less stock in Iowa will bo reduced to virtually nil The law now is in effect in Mlnnoj sota South Dakota Indiana Ken tucky Utah and Virginia A similar bill Is now before the Ohio legislature Sponsors for Iowa aro Secretary oE State J2d AT Smith S IiOUis Ofctrem superintendent of bonds and inveat Tnent division olClcc secretaryvot state and Representatives Fred C Ebvilen Humboldt county Frank Cl Byers of Linn county and Francis Johnson of Dickinson county Majority Kule Change Fails to give their proxies to Mr feller Mr Hosenwald Rocke adding that he himself is not a stockholder I aald in those lottery that it was fitting for stockholders in any enter prise lo see that the business is mail aged by officers whom they could trust Doesnt Atlimre Him Roseiiwakl said he tlul not care to make a public statement in explan ation of bis attitude declaring he lid not consider it a public question Tie said he knew the younsor RocHefeUei well and n dm trod him Asked 1C he knew Col Stewart his reply was Yes but I do not admire him Hoeenwald Is a trustee oE tlv iTntverslty ot Chicago which Is Roclce fellerendowed but said that ha Via tiling1 to do Ms stand on th Stewart stewardship Books of the Standard oil company of Indiana were closed nt 5 oclock yesterday afternoon ns far as voting NAVY INCREASE BY 6812 VOTE Possibility of Veto Still Lingers About Wash ington WASHINGTON Feb 6 Thcj hill authorizing 15 new cruisers ami an airplane carrier for Americas I navy was almost ready for consideraj Ion hy President Cool id ge today thei enrUa passing the measure yester lay by a vote of 6S to 12 In almost I he same farm it was approved n yeari go by the house I It vraw returned however to the 10use Cor consideration of amendments which were few Early I approval of thcfre by the house was I ircdicted and the bill then goes to ho white house with Us fate still in loubt Ijikc the house lUe senate disre garded completely tho request of Pres ident Cooliclge that the chicC execu Ivo be given a free hand In construct ng Uie ships Ignored CoolMpe Wish Against his wish was re lumed In Uie bill stipulating that the 16 warships be started before July STIMSON ADMITS HE HAS BEEN OFFERED PLACE BY HOOVER MANILA Feb 6 Qov Gen Henry L Stlmson today issued a statement In which he Bald It Is true that at the request ot the presidentelect of the United States I am about to leave tho Philippines In order to take up an other duty What ths nature of that duly la I prefer to leave to Mr Hoover to announce1 the statement added I expect to sail In about two iveeks Stlmson whoaccepted the ffov morEeneralship of the Phlllip plnea after tho death of the ate Gen IjConard Wood has been men tloned lately ns the possible secre tary of state In the new presidents cabinet PILE ON COAL COLD COMING Weather Bureau Predicts SubZero Temperatures and Snow MOTNES Feb C a fiveday respite from zero tempera tures Iowa is to Rot another dose of frigid weather tonight with tempern turon ranging from zero to 10 nelow I in the northern porlinn to zero to 5 above In the soulh the weather renu predicted todny Another performance of the ele ments Ihnt has become even more usual than i zero oiuo tnoro promised Tho on stern portion of tho state wJM not get ill that is coming to it in the wny of cold until tomorrow Tlmrs days prediction rcndTng mostly fair cuMpiiu KING ALPHONSOS MOTHER IS DEAD One Time Regent of Spain Succumbs After Sud den Illness MADRID Feb 6 CUris Jna queen mother oC Spain under whoso rule ns regent Spain fought its disastrous war wtth the United Stntes tiled at the royal palace at n m Her son Alphonso XIII king of Spain nnd members ot the roynl fam ily were at her bedside when the end came ntter a sudden illness which ly sapped her strength Lrttc last evening sho felt a slight Indisposition and required the aid oC servants The npr and queen were nolftied Maria Christina ruled Spain ns re nt from 1S83 until 1002 when her son Alfonso who was horn months after the death oC his father AlfonsoXII in 1SS5 became old enough to throne She was an Austrian by birth thn daughter of tho Archdulta Charles Ferdinand of that country anil the Archduchess Elizabeth Franc sea Maria In her early years she led n secluded life In n convent nnd finally pjccnmo nbbess of a convent for iioblr women She met King Alfonso when he vts ited Austria after the death oC his first wife Queen MPrccJea of Rour bon and married lilrn shortly after ward abandoning her intention of be coming a nun There were three children two daughters both of whom died early In the present century and a son Alfon so now Icing of Spain DES MOINES Feb 6 at the March 7 meeting of stockhold to take suvay from simple majoritieajers is concerned Stock that of the people the rfglit to vote bonds hanrlf in yesterdays turbulent trading in Iowa failed In the senate today Chicago enabled tho new pnrchns a vote of 3fi to 13 The senate accept ed the recommendation of Hn judiciary committee No 2 that tho house bill requiring a 60 per cent vote to carry a bond election be postponed Indefi nitely The measure was branded unAmer ican by its opponents who said it disre garded the historic principle of rule by the majority One senator Thomp son ot Muscatine went so far as to say Iowa is going steadily toward a dictatorial form of government and that this was just another measure to take awny the right oC local gov ernment Senator TJOWO of Ciarke county on the other hand Insisted that the prin ciple Involved is already applied many states and that it safeguards tlio rights of Americans Senator Pat terson of Kossuth nrgued that Iowa should malxO it more difficult for gov ernmental units to go into debt and said ho was willing to leave the ques tion of constitutionality to tho courts Plnn Secondary Uoail Bill DES MOFXES Fob 6 A sec ondary rond bill embody inp the proposalsoC Governor HamniiUs com mission and a joint resolution grant ing the Iowa Farm Bureau federa tions request for a commission to sur vey tho states rural schools are bcins drafted by members of tbe general assembly Sponsors of both plan to introduce them into the senate room The senate committee on highways today was putting tho finishing touches on a series of three bills based without major changes upon tho report of the secondary road com mission Tho proposal would placo township ns well as county roads under the crs to vote at tho March meeting pro vlded tho stoclc transfer was recoiflod Purchasers on the Chicago ynnrkct however couldnt have the transfer recorder in time to assure them vole Slewnrt Still Active The Tribune said today that repre sontalivcs of Colonel Stewart wore ac tlvo In the solicitation of proxies own TUKX TO PAGE 7 COLUMN 1 REPORT MERGER OF HARTPARR WITH 2 FIRMS Charles City Officials Say Announcement Is Un slr 1 1931 anl specifying Uie whereby they would bo program down in Feb lona YORK reel heard tortay under way 6 Wall that negotia for consolida APPLICATION TO OBTAIN PERMIT PLACED ON FILE Northwest Savings to Be Housed in Security Building NEW bank for Mason City is about to be or ganized News of this was contained in a report from Des Moines Wednesday fore noon to the effect that an ap plication for charter had been filed with L A Andrew state superintendent of banking The institution will ba known as the Northwest Sav ings bank and it will be housed in the building formerly occu pied by the Security National bank Capital stock will be 000 and there will be a paid in surplus of 50000 C O Wilkinson widely known to Mason City business men as receiver for the City Commercial Savings and the Central Trust banks will be executive vice president and LINDY LEAVES ON LAST LAP Trail Blazer Departs for Cristobal From Managua Airport BtlMJGTIN SAN JOSH Cosla Ulm Foil i Chiirles A UinUiprslt cnrontc fo IMnnina on Ilin lap of liis inuijifiinvl nir mall fliclu from Minini landed at Iuiita Arenas at oclock central time this mornini and nn liour and 20 minutes lalcr linppcd off again fir Fanania MANAGUA Nlcningnn Feb C tho Inst lap nt tlio fivst com mercial nilmall trip between Ihe United Stales anrt Panama Col Cliftrlc A Ltiulbergh today had a variety of terrain The route was over low tro control rather of the boards of than the township TO IAGi 7 COLUMN 3 U S Delegates Will Be Present at Meet in Seville in March MADRID Feb f Kcports re fcivecl hy the union of municipalities infllcalc tliat at least 150 iletegrHeH rep 1cscntlnf cities in tile United Stales will attend tho fourth International Congrens C Municipnlltlea in Seville JENSEN TRYING TO SET RECORD Los Angeles Flyer Would Break Solo Flight En durance Mark x v Fen fi Jensen of Los Angeles took tho air at n m in his monoplarfo Tho Green Flash In nn ittempt to create a tftlo onlnranco record IIB hopes to rcmoln In tho air 40 hours and thus hent the old record of hours and 2ii minutes which wns created by tho late Mom Royal ThoinnM JonHcn plannod to Iiover IxnsiKlrnui flyjnq tulds with rxei sionn over Xrw Vurk City anil other nearby cities plnnc carried I 175 pillonR of anlornohile gasoline In coasts IstlunEan mountains nnd flnnlly alonp Uie cnnil to Crlstohnl at the Atlantic entrance to thr cannl Six Inmrired ind fiftythroe nit niiics with throe Jntormccllato st were Inchnlel 101 from to Tnnla Arenas Costa Klcn 204 from Punta Arennrt tn David Pnnainn from DnvM to Panama City JHK 12C across tiu1 Isthmus to tor minnH nf tlio three day trip from Minmi It was calculated that hours of flying thno would be required with time spent in maklnpr stops deferrlnt arrival at Cristobal noll Into tliirt afternoon The territory In todays route was regnnlcd ns the most pleasant oC TURN TO rAfiK 7 COfUMN 2 three successive years beginning m mediately The only material dianpce made In the by the senate was tho tfon to an amendment by Senator Rorah republican Idaho and Reed democrat Missouri cleclarlnir con gross In favor of rbp negotiation trenties fixing tho oC beHipor onta and nentiTiJs at sen in time of wn i Tbere is no dotiht of the or the n resident at the refusal of con press to heed his wishes but this is not reErnrdcri as a slffn that he will veto the hill TTe had asked for the larger navy and tirjrcrt tiio legislation i Should the president sten tlie blllj congress ia to stopH to ippi0priate 1 lie fuiulH necessary for starting work on five af the 15 crnls era liofore next June 30 The second j ftsral years program which contem plates a stnrt on 10 o the cruisers will he taken care ot by the navy de partment appropriation measure which Is just thru the legisla tive mill AVIII Cost 274 Million Tho entire program calls for an nut lay of includinpr 517000 HOO Tor oach of the cruisers nnd 13 for Ihn airplane carrion on tho measure which ran over several weeks centered principal on the KritJsh navy which now has C3 cruisers cnnipared to the 1H Amcrl will have whott tho 15 new ones 10000 tons each aro In action Ja pan will have i3 lut the Anicrlcnn tonnnso under the new program will bo preoler by fi0000 tons Cruisers wore not limited under the terms oC tho Washington arms conference agreement in 1022 Friends ot the bill pointed to the provision already in tho measure re questing tbe president to encourage another naval arms conference and auIlioriTiing1 tho suspension of tho pro srram In or in part when an agreement was reached Last Administration BUT Feb fi the passage of the cruiser bill the senate has disposed of the last of the TUUN TO PACK 7 COMMX 3 tion oC HnrtParr company Charles City Iowa Nichols and Shepard com pany Battle Creek Mich and the Oliver Plow company ail oC which mnnutacture farm implements CHARKES CITT Feb Darrah advertising manager of th HurtParr company when Informed o the above dispatch stated that ottl clals of the fit in had nothing tr saj a proposed merger beyom the fact that the news from Xew Vork ag unauthorized Tt Is understood that If the merger completed Institutions will he under the management of the HartParr ot rlclaln It was indicated that a consolida tion would mean an Increase In Hie size of the factory hern MUSCATINE MAN KILLS HIS WIFE Duke and Duchess of York to Represent King at Marriage IONItOX Feb i The Duke and Imehess of York will xo to Nor way IKXL month to represent Cicnrjje at the innrrlase1 of Crown stead Ujo aiicraft Prince Olnf of N Mnrlhn of SweiVi ba OJ1 21 vwny a nil TYfiiiTSs Tlie will Negro Stuns Son With Blow Then Takes Own Life With Shotgun Feb fi Silver Hie key World war veteran murder his Negro wife Annie IS at tempted lo kill his foster son Randall nnd then committed suicide morning Hlckey struck wifo over the Hoover After Tarpon Then to Ft Myers PresidentElect Plans More Days Fishing Before Washington Trip MIAMI niSACIL Fla Feb G PresidentElect Hoover has his heim sot on catching a tarjon boforo he loaves Florida for Washington Into this month consequently lie Ss Keek Ing to work out a plan to three or four days on tho west next week to attempt to add this Me Ctoh to his catch Mr is poing1 to Fort Myers next Monday to attend a birthday Umehfion fmThomas A Edison and ho probably will out for the tar pon piomuls lato that day lo rcmnin until Thursday avonEng1 Reports avo bcIiiR from points on he west const as to the best plnco to try for this specirs Undnr the plan the next presi dent linpty can worked out his trip to Okooclmbcn ilistrirt of Florida on Fob J r nnii K would IIR stnrtfil from Fort Myors with the first on tlie nonlh of tho Sriko after visits to Okcdchdhto and MorohJiven Tho soonml mid inst day woulrt be dovntod to an inspection of tho areas hardest hit by thft storm lujst ycnr Atr is golnp to put in ornl nfternooiis tliis work flsJiinK nlf Riscayno bny io did jvstordny lie will spend his fornnoonK it his of PS manager of the new bank Listed with Mr Wilkinson on the charter application are E H W a gner J ay D ecker Mier Wolf and Lee P Looinis Accordingto Mrr Wilkinson alarge number of rep resentn live business men of Mnpon City MJI1 bo aasoclntcd xvlth him In the operation of the bank IVflfiner It Ift understood wJll bo president of tho institution WiH Shcs9 Savinjtra End Tho tlmo oC oponlnElinT not been nnnounced nltho it is expected to take place In the near future This is oC courae dependent upon ravornhlo and rompt action on the application for charter by the state banjclns dopan niont Beyond explaining thnt tho new iu would concern ItsnlC prininr ly with tho sltlo oC banking had lEttlo to say about plnnn Ho expressed satisfaction it iKilng nble to procure atich ndeqnata nunrtora and cnulnment ns have been iimlo available In tho old Security which will e rented rrom tho First National company Death of my father and subsequent with the Northwest Bunk cor loration TTanford head of the Flrat National company explain ed have altered our plans hrul ntendcd lo tako our Investment and bund department offlco DCIOKS the eet to the Security building but my prespnoo nt our own banlc has ocernod Is Expprirnrpl nanTter 13orn at Dallas Center Mr Wilkin son liift career tit Tilon Iowa where he cnnhler After 14 years there he dlspos TIIUN TO PAOK 18 COL 7 Tilc receiving callers and takingcare of coriosponiirnce Most of tho work of the prosldent nlnrt is done n tho quiet of his Muly it tlio T C Penney estate durtng thn fivfinlniw Tlicre he Is sliapinpr his iniucural a rid ITS B which ho hopes to have completed before he prtR back to I Wnshinprtnn for a final round of con wlth pnrty lendorH before his IjftrKl an ax during H quarrel at thft break fnst tnhle He tlicn R trunk hfs foster son a blow on tho bond stunning him Aftpr atUnipUnK stiicidf by sliirfh his thronl ho shot hiTnselC with u slintgun KIOII rtpniniui rousci o us ness tho foster son out oT thr liousi Just nw tliti offitffvs arrived I lo told of th qimrrol between Tlukoy nnd his slirind last evening1 whuJi cAiiio huuic tlrunlfi inangtiration Rumanian Government Will Issue Banknotes lUCKATCKST Tiumnnin lb fl ft or ratification of tho povrrn mcnls measures iKo Xn 1 linrii hank will issue no tea of TOO nnrl 3000 lei The provernment is Icrepinp of ctalitUTntion secret In ordur to ure ViiJii 9 IOWA FORECAST Sunw ivith cold ilay niclit toinpmiturn 7m 1 10 bcltiw hi north niul zero io f abnvo in south port Inns Thurs day mostly fair tolder in cxfroma cnslont portion LOCAL STATISTICS GloleGiLrpitB weather figure for 21 hour pcrloil pnrllnjr at S oclock in WpiJnesrJay IliKtirjit Tljfsthiy Dcprcos in 0 lcirrcA At 8 A 2i Oigiees Tratn of Snow Tlio temperature Tucsclny was tho Rliest tlms In Fcliruary In fact it Juts been excocjcleil only tliree or four oK sincethe of thn year There was considerable melllne hut tho lost snow up for by intermittent snow flurries thruout tln clny Tuesday and Tiicaday iilblit Wednesday morning the snow continuing to witli the out of the north O ;