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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 16, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPX ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY FEBRUARY 16 1929 UNlTliL PKKSS AND INTKISNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 112 MASSACRE ARE NEAR Melville Stone Former A P General Manager Is Dead FOUNDER OF BIG NEWSCOMBINE 81 YEARS OLD Son of Circuit Rider in Newspaper Business for 60 Years FN EW TORK Feb 16 A manager of the Associated Press and for half a century an outstanding tig lire in journalism cliccl last night at his home 120 East SevcntyIifth 5 street y In hig eightyfirst year he had been jjin failing health cor four months Death came quietly at p m With him were his wife and daughter The cause of death was arlorloaclerosis j In 192L Mr Stone retired as general manager of the Associated Press be cause of ago and liecamo counselor rnd secretary lie served as counselor till his death His journalistic career which be1 ygan when ho was 20 years old spanned one ot tho most vital epochs ijin newsgathering and distribution and closely identifiedwith it Son ot Circuit Kidcr The son oE a Methodist circuit rider waa successively a manufacturer ewspaper publisher and bcinkcr un Jl it the age of 15 ho began his life ork ill the direction o unbiased and unite cooperative news gathering distribution s to Mr Stone wera paid af ath ly persons In yafr A P FOUNDER DIES SI1SLV1LUE E STOXK Tito rounder anil for 28 years fho general manager of ttie Asso ciated Press McHillo Sfone nhovc dieij Friday night nt his New York home lients an inl1 for had Ado iatrtio patriot ffontrlbutibn to journalism was oho be the greatest nion nleriiatlonal figure has dolph S Ochs publisher the New York Times and one or jjne directors of the Associated Press that Mr Stone possessing the Vatbuslness qualifications or a Gaiy a JiVield or an Arnioiu accepted an op Jportunily for service to hisfellow man Vand in oldage had reason to feel that Jie had lieirti fully cotnpfusated forthe lljlTortunes he sacrificed ftA1 In vetireinent he ke ItQwilh the activities o1 and lie was fr in close touch if the Associated consull for hia advice ijV Knew Worlds Greal Win his library wore autographed ijiiotographs of the great figures of fiie worlds news from Iho Civil JMross moro than half a century to reconstruction period after Hie jVorld TaCt Wilson jloosevcll Diaz Caruso tlie king of DISCUSSIONOF INCOME TAX IS TO BE MONDAY Senator Clark Has Bill for Writing of Non Medical Policies By I C KAUTACK Associftteil Press Staff D1DS MOINBS Feb the protest of M R aiacCaullcy chairman of the house ways anil means committee tlie Iowa house of representatives today voted to take tho JoUnsonReiinerBDayton income tax Iill out committee and make it j I ho BRITAIN MOVES TO ORIGINATE NAVAL CONFAB Both U S and Japan Thot to Be Favorable to Project TiyASIUNGTON Feb 16 V V ports that another naval arma ment limitations conference was iu the making have taken shape with the announcement by Sir Esinc Howard British ambassador that his govern ment plans to take the initiative to ward such a conference The United States and Japan are both believed to favor an armament parley The Washington government has received no direct word from Great Britain Tills and the fact that the next administration will probably lave to deal with the problem haj impelled the administration to pro cautiously but word has gone out that tho United States Is main alninc its traditional altitude oC read mess to participate in euch ahiovc nent Might Advance Dale Baron Tanaka Japanese foreign minister recently that it miglit be well to advance tho date oC the conference set for 1931 It Is thot that tho British govern ment will propose a preliminary con ference to prepare Cor tho IfllU par ley when phases oC the agreement readied at the Waslitngtfjp conference In 1021 conio up for rpfvTew The num of capital ships nnrt their ton nagb and armament were limited at Mrs Lindbergh Engaged Rumor the 102t mectlnff The tonnago or crullers was aleo limited to 10000 tons each and their maximum amiament was limited toan eightinch sun but no restriction placed on thenumber of cruisers to be built by each nation It is believed that at the next con ferencea determined effort will be made to limit auxiliary ehlps and to arrive at a different method of com paring fleet strength other than by tonnage figures and caliber U S CoOperate Tt was considered significant that Unites States in addition to out Wedncsday morning f0 to MacCaulley declared for next Tho vote was the hill was jWiam Within my lifeti me ho was wont say these men liavo mailo and Mrs history Martha McFarlan Stone yhom he married in Chicago In 3S69 Urvlvca him as do his daughter Mtss Slizabeth Creighlon Stone and his Prof OrmonI Stone tormcr y ot the facully of the University of Virginia His two sons Herbert S TURN TO FAGE 3 COLUMN S not being held up but was now In the hands ot a subcommittee which expected lo report in a few days Me asked for several lays time Companion to IliKcrsun Dill The hill Is a companion measure to lie PattersonAnderson income tax measure In thp senate The latter is still in committee Principal interest in the jvnnto to day centered In return of roports hy committees recommending passage of ining I la rtllitudo made known that it was willing to advance the date ot tho 1031 conference in case a ma jority of the powers that ratified that pact favor such action Sir Ksmo explained that bin ROV criirncnt had not Indicated Its attitude lieretofore because tho bill authorix Ing 1 i cruiyers and one aircraft car rier was ponding before congress He declared that now that this bill hail became a law there was reason to believe A further effort before long will bo made to reach an agree ment between the principal naval pow era of the world for the limitation of A report current in New Yorli but unverified is that Mrs lino Liiiitlicrcli mother if Col Charles A LiudbcrKli winilil soon an nounce her engagement tw wed Inpl K Andrrsmi of Hin S S Pres ident Wilson IMiofn shown Mrs Iinillrerch wilh Captain Amlerson aboard tlio Ircsiilcnt Wilson at Naples recently Slid IB returning finm Con stantinople via Italy The rumor started when an Italian photographer labeled this photo Mrs her fiance Will Rogers XEW 1OnK Bcb boily just ett Vale eight million as an endowment lo stuily hu niuaa including senior classmen They want to figure out what kind of a heart beats under a raccoon coat Yale wants to know why Notre Damn can throw a forward pass father than they can a green appln Its to study r o n i conduct and hu Chicago Girl Thrusts Herself Into Furnace Pain Forces Her to Give Attempt at SelfIm molation CHICAGO Feb 10 selCimmoUillon strikingly suggestive of tlio Eltrieda Ivnaak caso of lasl Oc tober today was under investigation i Kvanstou Miss Helen Frlcdrich 2 was se verely burned tlio not fatally ir the furnace ot her homo yesterday Much the same as Klfricda Knaak sho snick her head and shoulders into tho fur nace and over the bed ot hot coals Tho pain however forced her to fall back tiiul her screams brot her fallicr to her side Miss Frlcdrlehs hair was burned to tho scalp and her head and shoulders wero seared After trciUmeiit of her burns she was removed to Iho ISvan ston psychopathic hospilal Ileifather sikl she had been 111 and he Iange ill to license chain stores 1 naval armaments ind the Bergor house bill to remove the July 1 limitation on priwm goods contracts A fight Is expected over hc latter and a move is expected to place it before the senate early next week A public hearing Is scheduled for Mono ay Two new bills came Into the senate hopper today Ono would provide for state board oC tttree members to TURN TO PAGE 3 COLUMN IOWA FORECAST Unsettled Saturday night wltli local snows colder cold wave in norlii anil west portions tempera tures slightly helow zero Sun day partly cloudy and much cold er LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at S oclock m Saturday Highest Friday 30 Above Ixwest in Night 10 Above At 8 A M Saturday 19 Above Under tho Influence ot a southerly wind tho mercury Friday ascended to 30 above zero and there waa some melt Ins oC snow In places properly exposed to the sun Clouds wcro back 01 the job Saturday morning and dur ing tho forenoon there was a slight Imputing oC snow COURT DROPS ROBINSON CASE Man Charged With Robbing Fenton State Bank Dismissed ALGOXA Feb on tlio motion filed by County Attorney Ci B Slutmway for the dismissal of tho states case ngainst John Robinson of Shcrburne Jlinn charged with the robbery ol the Fenton State bank Dec 21 Judge James DoLand presiding in district court today ordered the de frndant dismissed Convinced that Uobinaon was nol that Fho was disiourjiscd by reason of an eaiailment Physicians believe she EXPERTS WILL HEAR ALLIES Reparations Group Has Two Days to Study Ger manys Case EUROPE FACES NEW BLIZZARD DEATHS MOUNT Shortage of Coal and Water Threaten Lives of Thousands OXDON Feb 1G new bliz zard ice and snnr swooping down upon central Europe from Siberian slenpes and the cast Shortage ot coal sas electricity and water developed as the Intense cold rrotn which the continent lias suC fered continued with litlte lessening Hope arising from sllsht rises in teni1 perntures in Germany counter acted with tovecasls of the new cold weather For England warmer Tveatbcr was predicted but present conditions caused extreme discomfort and suC Ccring Freezing oC water mains lias made it necessary for thousands of Britons to obtain their drinking water from temporary stand pipca in the streets City Without rower FrcBzhis oC a gas main anil Ihcj danger ot arllticial thawing left down town Berlin without for mu1 lighting yesterday Ice disabled the rower station at Bveslau where it vas 20 degrees below rero rahrcnhmt nd that city was without electricity There was danger ot Antwerp hav bov being bottled up by tlio ice in Bel glum Intense cold persisted in France where there waa considerable Ice on the River Seine whjle London report ed cancellation ot iailingrs of passen ger boots Irom Grlmsby to tho conti nent because oC icehazards at ports of destination London had its first snow fall last nlfjht Several deaths were reported overEngland yesterday Crom tie cold Snow Turns Into Kafn Dispatches Irom Athens said the severe weather in Thrace anrt Mace Ionia had given place to torrents oC Therivers Struma Marltza and ardar overdowed their banks anfl flooded the towns of Kavaia and Seres of Mrs fctlicl Lewis trial on man behavior w Chicago is the WILL ROGERS place or that All this sUltt would have been a kick lo Abe Lincoln wouldnt It A college presidents work now adays consists of thinking up new things for the students to play with that looks like studying A kinder parton teacher aint in it with schnies in trying to amuse Yours AVI LI Copyright 19M CHICAGO POLICE HOT ON TRAIL OF DETROITERS Purple Gangsters Are Identified as Whole sale Slayers PARIS Fell ropara FIRE DAMAGES LAKE RESIDENCE Firemen Battle Blaze in Lake Shore Home of H N Halvorson CLEAR Feb ot Clear Lakeg finest residences was naged to tho extent of JoOOO at oclock Friday night when a fire of unknown origin started in the lalcesliorc home of Henry N 7Talvor Hon president of the First National bank Mr and Mrs Halvorson were in DCS Moines at the time of the fire where Mr Halvorson hail been it lending n convention ot tiro insur ance writers Tho fire was dl ercd hy C P Crane who had gone to attend the furnaco in the absence of was delirious when she went to fuinaco rnom tions experts had before them today uvo days in which to digest a niass or facts and figures given them during lie past five days by the German dele gates Dr njahnar Schaeht and Carl Molchoh Monday they will reassemble and probably hear a statement oC the Iremo allied viewpoint usually repre sented by France Germanys cas nis been heard and the German delegnlos are now ex peclcd to state in definite figures just tllBjwhal they believe to poy annually their ANOTHER CHILD OF BABY KILLER CANT BE FOUND Infant Son of Mrs Lewis Facing Murder Trial Disappears OT j i JOSEPH Mich Disclosure C tho disappearance within the last month of an infant son many villages Railroad services were interrupted ind water was said to be rusliiiiB rlvcrliko along roads and streets In the flooded area Damage was great Duo to Still Spnfs CLARA Cal Feb 1C The Rev leather Jerome scientist at Santa Clara in Ricnrrl university widely known as the padre of the rains because ot his monthly weather forecast said the unusual cold in lill rope undoubtedly was due in a targe part to sun spot activity Father Rlcaid said presence of ap proximately 40 small sun spots which he had observed in recent weeks Iiad great influence on the weather charges of slaying eight of her ciiTld cti and grandchildren added u new lenient ot mystery today lo the story t wholesale Infanticides told by Hie Omans daughter Mrs Okcl Gur am Investigators wereluriicd to n Quest or the missing baby by n Htatcnunt nado lo police at Downgiac Mich by ill and Mrs lames Wallace who aid they had known tho Uorliuu und cwis families for several years anil ormerly lived with them in a rvo room house nt Duwaglac country able j her fnthcr salil nor was there any approximating 1500000DUO background of psychology and cirH about Xtl000000 while the allies study such as Investigators found in tho Knaalc case the man wlio roblwd tho bank after three witnesses had testified for the state the county attorney filed tho motion for tho dismissal of tho case Fred C Bailey cashier ot the Fen ton bank FTt Bohn assistant cashier nnd Loran Rsto high school boy were the three witnesses called by the state Esto saw tho car that was used by the robber Robinson was arrested following tlio bank robbery and tvas bound over to the grand jury at a preliminary hear Ing before Justice W C Branson Robinson wafc later indicted by the grand Jury nnd his trial in district court began Feb 15 the owner Firemen searched two hours before the blaze was found because ot the dcnso smoke hut the blaze which had gained considerable headway was soon chocked Intense heat and dense smoke made tho fight IK of the fire difficult The fire which was confined to the first floor seemed to center under a set Firemen advanced the theory that spontaneous combustion n a nearby closet may havo caused lie blaze The furnace ffrc whicl Mr Crane had banked at n m apparently had no connection with the burning in the house Most of the damage to the house which was stucco and tlio household goods was caused by smoke and heat Mr and Mrs Halvorson who left night for the convention wore notified ot the fire Immediately and are cxpecled back today will claim about 3500000000 marks about Reports Have Leon Trotzky Russian Exile as Sick Man Feb picture of lcon Trotzky ns a very man s drawn in a clispiitch from Constan tinople to tho Daily Mail today Tlio dispatch says that Trotzky in still contined In tho soviet consulate it Constiintinoplo the consul awaits liis recovery before Bcndi lim to AtiKorn Both he and his family arc kept in strict seclusion In their rooms Trotzkys health suffered at Alma Aatn his place of exito in Russian Turlieslan it is aaid and the trip across tho stormy Blick Sen further nssravited Ilis condition He found the 1000 Ion soviet stcarier most uncomfortable LINDY READY TO TAKE OFF Flyer Is Due in Washington After Stay at Charles ton TJULMiTIN RALKlOIf X Car Feb 10 diaries A IJmluerRli land ed on tho licncli 1ft miles south of Capo llattcrns tho Caiie Ilaltcras loastRiiard station fold he Asso ciated Press Ihis afternoon CHARLESTON S Car Feb 10 Charles A Lindbergh had arranger to leave for Washington Caraway Bill marks Is Defeated by Senators Expect Vote Soon on Meas ure to Increase Liquor Penalties Mrs Wallace told police that only ast month the youthful Mrs Govhani expressed fffir that her mother would iill the youngest of tlie Lewis child a boy but a few months olcor than Clarciico Wesley Corhaui 5 noiiths old whose death Suniny J causcfl arrcit of the two women The child has since disappeared ami Mrs Lewis answered all questions to lay only witli the assertion that ho was adopted out Slio refused to toll by whom the child was adopted or when sbo relinquished its rare and Mrs Wallace also lora of the death under unusual circum stances of another child of Mis Gor ham in February 1923 when It nus 10 days old The child died Wallace CHICAGO Feb Hi pur ic gangsters of Detroit today were Itnice identified thru photo graphs as members of tho gun gtuic hunted for Thursdays septuple slay ing They were the spies police aid tha spotters the advance fiicn for tier They were planted in advance to observe the men initrkcd for dcatti note their hours of gathering so that tho actual killers would know exactly when und huw to strike Two women and a miiii living across from tuc garage where the gang mas sacre took place made the identifica tion From x score of photographs they picket three which they sairt were of men who liiiH rented roomn overlookingthe which they occupied during a period of I immediately preceding the lions Trail itnl Harry and Phil Kcywell lirollHri rind Fildie Fletcher were the llltco whose pictures were identified Following UK identifications pollen announced that thn trail of bloodiest gang murder growing hot and that important arrests worn icnr But oven Ihc prospect of rarly ind definite police action wan over ihndovved by several sensational after maths oC the crime For one thing Cicorgc VSuss Moran was found not by iiuthoriltcn hut Tjy newspapermen The seven who were slain were Moran mobsnjen For mother a fieryshaft of stiro nnd warning was shot hy Attorney Jolin A Sirniuoii Jaw enforcement agencies of Chicago and Cook county Tlio states attorney called Police Commissioner Kussell other high po lice officials sheriffs officers anrt cotinty police to his office and issued this fiit Feb JS I UnCoicc tin gambling law and the laws igainst vice Olwv these orders or youll go lo prisotl Iolirc I Illume Swanson Svvarison tur them that their dc partmtMiLs were Lo hinnio for tho gaiic maasarire Those murders lie Raid and Iho long list of unsolved ones that preceded It utjro committed for Just ono reason and that reason ho told them wus the Iflsy mnnoy cn foiconient ngoinios had permitted It easier saiil Swiinson who was liist Vovrimhcr on a drlvr niitcrinic platform pnt a guilty policeman into prison tiinn to put n guilty there If you have any doubts Ill sottlo them for won Shortly after midnight a sweeping order went forth fruni Commissioner Russells office All police instructed to and iosrrl all Rumbling houses vice orts sort drinlc parlors leer flats and nny pliuc where alcohol is handled Frank 1 Ioesch president of ChicaRO crime commission crusadsr against politicocriminals and first slslnnt states attorney for the Moran mob inassncrC1 on the city hall doorstep The of T non soft drink parlors in Chica V paid has the approval of city who Unew that the vXcte said In a signed statement a few days men wlio would sell Honor aCter its youthful mother had become Will Obey Order Feb 1C the 1 angry bocauso it cried and punished il Spent Cir WliisUy DODO Feb county re port showed that more than has been spent hero during the lust yoar for medicinal whisky WEATHER NEXT WEEK For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys nnd the northern and ecnlral great plains Temperatures mostly below normal in north and central portions and near normal in at dnwn today after spending tho jiilght hero with Rear Admiral Xcwon A McCully He landed here late yesterday un announced and unnoticed savo for tlie personnel at the Charleston navy yard Ho loft Miami yesterday morml for WiHlihigton but curouto lie atojiped at Sapolo Island Ga for lunch on tho Howard B Coffin es inlo am after this halt was due in Washington shortly after C p nl There was little anxiety however when he failed to appear allho lights wek ending today the house passed the legislative appropriation bill and the Aenate defeated the Cara way bill to forbid future trading in otton and grain A number of minor bills were passed on and committees were husy but the approval on the one hand and the re jection on the other could be termed a brief summing lip of the weeks leg islative accomplishment Before the day was over however the senate expected to vote on the Jones bill to Increase maximum penal ties for violation of the prohibition aws The measure is sponsored by lts author Senator Jones of Washing by sha tlio throat at llnff field were kept on until Iho extreme south portion probably news of his landing hero reached one or two precipitation periods ton nnd iu discussion yesterday in the senate he was lw only supporter Tho bill was criticized by Senators John son republican California Tydinss democrat Maryland Wheeler demo crat Monlann Blense democrat South Carolina and Ilcflin democrat Alabama Would Deport Aliens The house had before it today moaxuro to provide for the deportation of undesirable aliens Under Its terms an undesirable alien waa defined a one who has been sentenced lo two yenrs or more imprisonment with in 10 years after admission or anyone TCKN TO 1AGE 2 COLUMN FEARS INSANITY MAN KILLS TRIO Nebraskan Goes to Hospital Slays Sisters Then Himself OMAHA Xcbr Feb 16 Johnson who frarcd insanity would ncfall his entire family went to a hos1 Tilal laic last night shot and killed Lxvo of his sisters and then turned lis pistol oil hlllisclf One sifter A him was a patient un der treatment for mental trouble An other ICdfi was a hospital attache A third sister llulda has been a patient at the hospital for the Insane at Ilast gs Xebr for a year Hospital authorities cxpecled a friendly family gathering when John son a Kearniy Xcbr farmer called and asked to sec his sisters Tlie three had horn left in a room only n ffMV mlnulefl however when three shots wero fired Nurses found Ilifi th bodies An automatic pblul was in Johnsons hand CommlHsloncr nussell told SivansiMi that the order would be obeyed that TO PAfiB 2 COMMX S AUNT HET By Robert Guillen J reckon Im narrow bill when I give money to the preacher I hale to see his smartAleck boy spendin on flappers ;