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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 14, 1929, Mason City, Iowa Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 14 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTBUNATIONAI NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 110 CIGARET TAX LG3ES IN SENATE EDITOR MUSE IS ONE OF GUESTS ATHOOVERHOME Mason City Newspaper man Paid Visit to PresidentElect MIAMI BEACH Fla Feb 14 After PresiaentElectHerberi Hoo ver has completed his tour of the Everglades flood district which will occupy Friday and Saturday of this weel lie will prepare to leave his pieinaugural headquarters hers fot Washington some time Monday The presidentelect will return to Washington physically rested for the first time since he opened his candi dacy for the presidency his 10 days dt fishing having gone far thru their recreational features to give him the rest that he needed To Leave Friday Mr Hoover will leave Friday in company of Gov Coyle K Carlton of Florida Representative Heed ot Illi nois chairman of the house flood con trol committee MaJ Gen Edgar Jan win chief of army engineers and oth er state and federal officials The in spection tour will end Saturday after the party has spent Friday night at Ctewiston on the southern shore ot Okeechohee Tien Loi Huang known aa the Chi nese Lindbergh for his activities in aviation and C S Pol ot the Miami Chinese chamber of commerce were on the list ot callers to be received by Mr Hoover today He Dr W F Muse or the Mason City Iowa Globe Gazette and B Chamber editor of the Mlnne to Palm Beach Jlri Hoover who arrived last night tvlth Mrs Edgar Klcard of New York after their trip aboard the Saunterer from Fort Myers will not accompany her husband on the Okeechobee trip hut will meet him at Palm Beach at the conclusion of the Journey Mr Hooveris planning to the Okeechobee tour early Saturday and he will attend a luncheon at the Bath and Tennis club which Is to be given for himself and Mrs Hoover by Mr and Sirs James ErancJs Burke of Pittsburgh Dopesters Get Busy MIAMI BEACH Fla Feb H While PresidentElect Hoover re ceived callers today at his headquar ters on Belle Isle the volunteer cabi net builders were busy guessing who will receive the agriculture portfolio Secretary Jardineg announcement yesterday that he will not remain In the cabinet gave the speculators some thing new to work on since friend ot Hoover had heretofore predicted that the Kansas man would be ie 1 tained In the official family Among those names that have been suggested as available for the place are Samuel McKelvie former governor o Nebraska Dante Pierce Des Moines farm publisher Thomas Campbell Montana wheat grower and Senator Capper ot Kansas and McNary 1 Oregon 8 Chicago Gangsters Lined Up and Shot Will Rogers Says NEW YORK Feb 13 Who carea about Inauguration Who cares whether we voted new cruisers or just a rowboat What do we care what J P Morgan and Young decide the indemnity shall be What do we care about an extra session The pope and Mussolini cant make the front page Prohibi tion enforced or not enforced vvho cares All those are a lot of applesauce The world mind is on ro WlLt ROGERS mance Its An rile and Lindy that our minds are on today What do we care if Hoover catches whale Or Coolidge shoots a bear Ita our boy and that fine girl we are thinking of tonight A great girl from a fine whole some family That boy Lindbergh was just born to use goodjudg ment Tour5 WILL CopyrlEht 1939 NOTED BACHELOR FORMS SECOND WE COMBINE ANNE MORROW Ml Ctorie Undbereh his We in tie tntWn It isnt going the meanlne Louis became mnseura piece at Washington For the colonel Isnow MACHINE GUNS DEAL DEATH TO MORAN GUNMEN Heavily Armed Gang In vades Headquarters of Enemy BULLETIN CHICAGO Feb iGusenberg the eighth victim of ihe gangland guns in the Morau Icendniinrters died In a hospital a few hours after the shooting Feb 14 mom bers of the north sidesang of Georg0 Bugs Moran were lined up against a wall and siimnmrlly exe cuted and one other was probably fatally wounded today by a band ot mon which invaflert tho north side headquarters of the gang Posing as police officers after fore ingtho men to raise their hands they shot them down In coi blood The heap of bodies ot the victim found in tho rear room of the S t C Cartage company 2122 North Clark street by the police who hart been summoned by awoman living nearby apparently theonly person to hear the reports ot tho sowedoff shot guns and machine guns of the slayers Posed us Otllcera The assassins pulled upeonj th Moran gang headquarters jntwo larg HOUSE PASSES PRISON LABOR CONTRACT BILL Measure to Put M C Fire Chief Under Civil Service Wins D The new commander of tlie Salvation army succeeding lo HOKcil Draimrcll Booth ia tho for mer commissioner Edward llig fchis above IOWA FORECAST OF TELEGRAMS Glare of Publicity Is Turned on Lindys Fiancee MEXICO CITr Feb 14 Anne Morrow is learningrapidly what being a celebrity Is like In the light of no more than the reflected glory of her engagement to Col Charles A Lindbergh she has received a flood ot telegrams and cablegrams of congratulation and felicitation which have nearly over whelmed her As plain Anne Morrow former Smith college student and daughter of Ambassador Dwlght Morrow she might attract Httlo more attention on a walk down tho street than many another pretty girl But as fiancee to Colonel Lindbergh she Is very much In the public eye and seems due to remain there for some time to come All Paris of World Greet Her Messages received thus far are from friends former classmates at Smith college friends ot the family and many from people whose names she haa never even and well wishers of Colonel Lindbergh The are from all parts of the world Further requssU for information from Ambassador Morrow ana mem bers of the family M to when ana TTJRN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 5 Bright W to Mexico Inset is ot the am bassmdor whoi has announced the engagement of bis daughter to he flying colonel City HIGGINS WILL ASSUME PLACE OF GEN BOOTH uture of Organization Depends on Deposed Rulers Move HEAR GERMANS Schachti Arguments Will Occupy Two More Ses sions of Conference PARIS Feb HJalmor Schacht president of the relchsbank still had the tloor today at the meet ing of the experts committee on repar ations For two Says the members o tho young committee have listened attentively to the first German dele gates exposition ot economic condi tlons in Germany One or two more sessions will be needed to allow hlni to complete hi arguments Then the committeewil have before Itthe basis for its work that is what Germnoy hopes In th way of reduction of payments pro scribed In Dawes plan nnd wh she thinks tlie reductions should b granted k That the position has bee presented so completely thus far Is matter of some satisfaction to the del egates who see a possible completion of their worlc somewhat ahead of schedule Definitely posed against Dr Schachts contentions us to Germanys capability to pay according to the Dawes Plan today was re port of R Parker Gilbert agent gen TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN K ledar Rapids Man Selected as 9th Judge Grimm Appointed to Su preme Court Bench by Gov Hammill Tartly cloudr IThursdar mill Friday no leelded change in temperature tT LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Thursday Highest Wednesday 14 Above lowest in Nielit 4 Above At 8 A M Thursday 5 Above Inch of Snow Irecipifatlon M ol an Incli With the minimum temperature Wednesday night 4 degrees abcve thero were actually persons in Mason City who were giving grave consideration to doffing their heavies This temperature normally would be bit chilly but with North Continued Cold Causes 300 Deaths in Europe Failure of Food Coal Trains Intensifies Suffering on Continent DES MOINES r Feb 14 M Grimm of Cedar Rapids appointed ate yesterday 03 ninth supreme court ustice by Governor Hammill is outstanding member of tholegal pro fession in Iowa and avaluable addl tion to the bench all members of the owa supreme court agreed today The concensusot local bench aiid bar was that the executive had made a choice in Grimms selection Justice Grimm has practiced law In Cedar Rapica Bfnce his graduation from tho law college of the Univer stty ot Iowa in 1SSO He Is head ot th law firm of Grimm Wheeler Billo and Shuttlewortlv and general coun cil for the Brotherhood ot Haihva Conductors in the United States In bar activities Justice Grlnim jlds the post of vice president of the owa State Bar and neit ear will probably become president Df that organization The appointee has accepted por tion and will take Office as soon as by whIch thepost of ninth ustlCB was created published ac cording to low At one time Justice Grlnim wao the aw partner of late Senator James M Trewin In the university he was a classmate of Justice Truman S Stev ens ot the Iowa supreme court and Tudgo William S Kcnyon of the United States circuit court of appeals ANDERSON MAY BE BUDGET HEAD amoni Banker Appointed by Governor Hammill for Hogues Job DBS MOINBS Feb 14 I Anderson president of tho State 5avlngs bank of Lamoni Iowa today was nominated by Governor Hammill or state budget director His name waa sent to tho state senate for flrmatlon That body will consider It n an executive session later In ay tho Anderson Is n former represen tative from Decatur county Ho served In the 41st general assembly Governor Hammill has been actng budget director elnce the death of E L Kogtie a few months ago 13 below nnd various other ajb yero marks 4 above was a most poaa lug change The wind Thursday morn ing was out of the west and there was LONDON Feb 14 ot deaths from abnormally cold weath or in central Europe alona today ran as high as 300 with other thousands suffering from frostbite and kindred Injuries Apparently worse was in prospect with suffering acute particularly In southeastern Kurope from fuel short age Mines of Poland and Czecho slovakia were locvked to to relieve tho situation but disruption of railway traffic added even these countries to those hardest hit Temperatures in many cases were without precedent and lower than for 200 years were reported over Europe Meanwhile northern Scandinavia wa normal and Iceland and Spitsbergen reported temperatures as high as 4 degrees fahrenhelt Parliament Suspended In Vienna Chancellor Scipel ordere parliament suspended for two week because of tho weather explivlnln that Uil3 would livo tons cool ally The Austrian ministers aJ rague and Warsaw made personal p peals to the rulers Czecho lovakla and Poland for additlona uel pointing out that Austrias sup ly had shrunk from 12n000 tons to 0000 toijs But in Czechoslovakia miles of coa adertfreight cars were frozen t racks and could not he moved whll Poland rationing of coal suppile ad been resorted to to avert a short ago there At LWOW Poland not a single train had arrived or left for tbe last three days and a food shortage as well na fuel shortage faced the city Forty per cent of the railroad staff In Po land were Incapacitated for work eith er by tho cold or influenza In the Cattegat and the sound be tween Denmark and Sweden ISO steamers were frozen fast awaiting attempts of Ice breakers to release them Baltic sea traffic wns subject to the greatest hazards Bitter cold prevailed in England and many rivers were beginning to solidify While tendon wns free of Mr Grimm la well known to Me son CItyans by reason of his monthly visits here while a member of the M B A board of directorsduring the years from 1011 to 1319 Ho was ac ttve while the M B A building was erected TUKN TO PAGE 4 OOMJiCN 1800 Pounds of Mail Sent From Louisville During Airmail Day LOUISVILLE Ky Feb 14 Moro than 1800 pounds of six times the usual flally were dispatched from Bowman flel late yesterday nnd last night fo Cleveland and connecting points b citizens of Louisville who celebrate Airmail clay Seven planes wer needed to carry the shipment ORMISTON WILL BE QUESTIONED Summoned for Inquiry Re garding Payments to Los Angeles Judge LOS ANGELES Feb 14 neth G Ormlaton Gladwln Nichols d Miss Bernfce Morris were included witnesses summoned for ap earance today before a legislative ommittee resuming its Investigation f Aimeo Semple McPhersons gift of 2500 to Superior Judge Carlon S ardy and the Angelus Temple pas irs alleged kidnaping two years ago Ormlston former radio operator a ie temple was charged with having ccupied a cottage at Carmel Cal Mrs McPherson during part ot e time she was alleged to have been idnnped Nichols left Anpelus Temple vhere he was band leader some onths ago He Intimated at thattime that ho believed not all had been told regard ng the alleged kidnaping Miss Morris was secretary to the ate R A McKlnley Long Bench at torney who at one time said he was possession of Information about stars nnd ordered the eight occupants t rafse their hands Apparently the sa ens then herded their victims into n rear room and lining them up agalns a wall with hands above their heads loosed their gunfire The bodies all in grotesque position as they had fallen wero found by po lice ranged along the bullet marked and blood spattered wall On the floor In an outer room one other wig found still living hut probably fatally wounded Tho list of dead and wounded as given out by the police follows Peter Gitfcenberg notorious gang ster Tnmcs Clark owner of the garage and brotherinlaw ot Bugs Moran Arthur Tin yes Northslde hoodlum Arthur Bavls Westslrte hoodlum Frank Foster machine gun expert Al Weinshank soft drink parlor proprietor An unidentified man believed to havo been a garnge mechanic Tho Injured Is Frank Gusenaerg brother of Peter who Is dying and refuses to talk Blamed on Allir Wnr All ot tho bodies including that ot the wounded man bore from six to 10 bullet wounds From tho appearance of the Cartage companys offices the gun raiders apparently swooped down with tbe Intention of killing every body In the place and deliberately saw to it that their shots took effect The nollce viewed tho slaying na a ew outbreak oE bootlegging They were ot the opinion that tho Moran T ONDON Feb 14 aalva L tion army had a new commander former commission er Edward J HigBins of England Tho immediate futuro of the army however seemed to depend upon tho notions of its deposed head Gen Bramwel Booth Hlgglns wns chosen at a secret ses sion of its high council last night re ceiving42 votes against 17 for Com missioner Evangelino Booth sister of General Booth The action followed ad judication earlier in the day of Gener al Booth as unfit because of his health to continue at his post Several developments appeared pos sible today any one ot which would disturb peaceful assumption of office by General Higgins and would prevent tho armys entering quietly Into life under the new regime May to Courts General Booth has already taken his adjudication aa unfit onco to the courts of Fnglnnii and there is noth ing to indicate he will not do so again Some London newspapers this morn ing state positively ho wilt continue his chancery court action challenging Lho validity of the deed poll ot under which the high council tloned Elsewhere It was unofficially statet that ho would refuse tho new arms head custody of army property an money which remains In his charge a trustee A court order to compel hir to give in here might bo sought I such nn eventuality S M01NES Feb 14 Turnlnr thumbs down on what was termed y opponents as the possible forerun cr of a series of sales measures owa senate this morning defeated by a vote of 28 to 21 the proposal to In reaso the state clgaret tax from 2 to cents per package of 20 Debate resolved into a dispute ween smoker and nonsmokers and proponents and opponents of direct ales taxes During his address favoring the bill is the easiest method of raislnr additional needed revenue Senator W S Baird ot Pottawattamle county admitted tinder questioning by Sen J H Frailey ot Lea county that suc cess ot the bill probably would ault in Introduction of to tax other tobaccos chewing gum near beer and possibly cosmetics Senator Shaft of Clinton styled the proposal as unfair that It was a species of sales tax which to hlmwaR objectionable and declared that in creasing the tax would nend buyers into neighboring states for clgaretB Claims Increase Needed Senator T E Moon oC Lyon county aid that an Increase Vn taxation was iccessary If we are to irrant creases aslted tor the next blenniutn are to be met and urged adoption of special taxes therefor rather than a general property tax Increase Those voting ay t were r BaJrd BansohV Bttojrford Garden CSrroll Crlstophel Clark ot Cochrane ZJoran Gll chrlst Klemme Langfitt Leonard MacUonaid Moen Patterson Hlgby toddnrd and Wilson of oth voted no except Stanley who wns M04 f unc gang was holding a meeting when heir assailants stormed In and took hem by surprise The slayers appar ently knew of the meeting and in ended to wipe out all their rivals at one time Honda Northwest Druggists CKDAR RAPIDS Feb 14 Henry Kruekenberg Minneapolis wn elected president of the Northwest association Anonymous denials that the Atner can branch of ihe arms will secede and 1ipik away from the English ron trol failed to nulet rumors that that Is In prospect In these rumors parti cular attention Is paid to tho fact that tho high council pawed by Commis sioner EvanKoltne Booth sister ot the general in Its selection of a new com TIJRN TO PAGE I COLUMN A absent TJio senate passed three propomils Ms morning and received one new III The bill ot O y Langs of Dubuque o grant newspapers more pay for Tinting official state matter was idopted by a vote of 33 to S Itwould ncreaBa the prices from one third ot ho regular rate to one half An imcndmcnt to limit the charffo to twe lfths the regular rate was defeated Clark nil Wins Tlie bill by Lango and Clark of Cer i Gorclo which would place fire chiefs of Mason City and Dubuque uu ler civil service after fhe or move years of service wag adopted 43 to 3 A measure shortening tho term ot llnsr claims for military exemption was passed 47 to 0 It was Introduced Clark of Marlon The only bill presented was by1 Moan of Iyon to enable granting of licences to trucks for carrying greater loads thnn tlielr rates capacity by paying larger fees Continue Prison Contracts DES MOIXKS Feb 14 The Van Buren prison law bill which strikes from the existing statutes the provision that all prison labor con tracts must terminate on Tuly 1 next passed the house ot representa tives today by vote of 7i to 3 Before the bill came up for final Virginia Residence May Be Summer White House consideration two amendments were defeated Tho first by E O Helgason of Em met county would have extended tho time of the expiration of contracts to July 1 1931 Tills In turn was sought be amended by Representative J Park Balr of Bucna Vista county to rnnlie tho expiration date July 1 1033 The Balr amendment lost 42 to BO and the Hclgnson nmcmtmcnt was de feated 43 to 63 Coolidge Recommends 50 Miles From Wash ington the asserted kidnapers Charge Davenport Police With Taking Protection Money DAVENPOTIT Fob 14 nnco of protection money by two policemen so that he could operate a disorderly house unmolested was charged in twcp nffldrivlts yesterday by Diamond Joe ilalooC WASHINGTON Feb Mount Weather Va In the Ridge mountains 50 northwest of Washington Will nhly be the site of the new country whlto house a residence that its spon sor President CoollJffe will In at like lihood never occupy Tho chief executive has recom mended to congress tliat I4SOOO he appropriated to establish tho proposed country white house on government property now used as a weather reau station Submits Improvements His recommendation included in a supplemental estimate of appropria for the director of public build ings and parks suggested legislation to transfer the Mount Weather prop erty to the director of public buildings country white house his first publlo mention of It being In a letter to tho St PostDispatch on Dec 9 As a president about to retire he wrote I feel at liberty to write on certain phases ot that office which who was entering upon its duties proli AUNT HET By Robert Quillen mlght feel some hesitancy In discus sing He referred to the heavy duties ov tho president and wrote that it he re sponrted to all the appeals made to him from outside sources for nil of which ho will be sought with tho In ference that unless ho responds civ ilization wilt break down nnd tho solo responsibility will rest on him he nu will last In offico about 30 dnys Wants Freedom of Action He suggested that the government provide a country white houseIn the hills near Washington where he would havu that freedom of action which ho has only at tho white house and where he could get a complete and submitted a list of repairs nnd ehamso of atmosphere improvements needed to condition Mount Weather Is located near the buildings on the InniJ nt present summit of onn ot the ranges of tbe President Coolidgo waited until rear nine Ride mountains and is about the cluae his term to jugseat aiuyq milea Ulusiuont ya A woman dont veallj crave kissin She just hate to think her husband don care about kissin her n more U ;