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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 23, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas PAPER Home AND MASON CITYj DAILY TIMES CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON TUESDAY JULY 23 1929 H O M E EDITION INTERNATIONAX NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 246 HOLD WIFE YANKEE IOW STUDY OFTAXES IN WISCONSIN Cornrnissibn Opens First of Series oflnves tigations By I C KARTACK Press Staff TUADISON Wis July 23 1 Iowa legislative committee on taxation and revenue and one mem ber of the Iowa tax commission in two conferences with the Wiconsin tax commission here today delved deep into the history and operation of income tax system indicatingthat this form of revenue is the center of Iowa Interest at this time The conferences were the first of a series the lowans will hold with tax commissions in other states jn their study of revenue problems looking toward the eriactment of a model system of taxation in Iowa that will relieve the present burden imposed on real property Present at the conference were Chairman Louis H Cook of the Iowatax commission Senator C P Clark Cedar Rapids chairman of the Iowa legislative revenue and taxation committee and the follow members Senators G Wv Patterson and C L Rigbv and Representatives P C Lovrien Harry M Greene and John F Kline of Iowaand ers VAWf s D Rosa William J ofiWiscon T AVU3U Bin the fpile wing points were ThatWiscqhsih industries have remarkable growth un years operation of the Wis consin income tax law that few Wisconsin corporations have re moved from the statefor the express reason of the income tax that there Is no inclination to dispense with the income tax nor to remove ary part of it for replacirigon Wisconsin property that the Wisconsin income tax produces between wad annually thereby re lieving aIlke amount of tax burden from real and personal property BROWNE RESIGNS OLIVER FIRM JOB Resignation of Vice Chief of Farm Machinery Firm Accepted by Board CHARLES CITY July has been announced that Lewis J Browne yice president of he Oliver Farm Equipment company hasre sgnedhisposition and his resigna tion has been acceptedby the board of directors Mr Brown was presi dent of the NicholsShepard com pany before the merger of this com pany wih the Oliver Chilled Plow worksSouth Bend Ind and the HartParr company of this city He has not announced his future plans nor has his successor been named St Equal Endurance Flight Mark Will Rogers LOS ANGELES July friend Mr Brisbane is always tipping us off what to buy ou the stock market Well I got one for you Buy oil There Is enough refueling on in the air lo consume mil lions of gallons If they take the c en s u s while this refuel ing craze is on this country will show a loss if a couple of guys break a record they only hold it till they WILL get shaved The thing looks to me not so much a test of an en gine as it is a test of how lonsr two birds can stay cooped up together and remain friends Yours WILL ROGERS Miss Drake Wins First RoundPlay pESMOINES July Fa won first rpxjnd victories in menla state jfeolft tourhairieiit TTil tie 5 piRock Island sTmeclai ladeteated Mrs Burton Joseph of Des Moines in the feature match 3 and 2 Miss Lucille Robinson Des AUNT HEX ByRobertQuillen tiont do nothin in se 6ret I wouldnt do in public but I cant feel in ashamed when company comes and finds us eatin hash Moines city champion and one of the star performers in the meet eliminated George Carpenter another local woman 5 and 4 while Miss Frances Drake of Clear Lake defending champion conquered Mrs O Albertsorr of Sioux City 5 and 4 FIRST ROUND MATCHES Mias Frances Drake defeated Mrs O Albertson Sioux City 5 and 4 Mrs H L Rockholz Des Moines defeated Mrs L E Ellis Des Moines 4 and 3 Miss Lucille Robinson Des Moines defeated Mrs George Car penter Des Moines 5 and 4 Mrs H C Good Rock Island de feated Mrs Burton Joseph Des Moines 3 and 2 Mrs David Beardsley Cedar Rap ds defeated Miss Ellen Douglas Cedar Rapids 4 and 3 Miss Velma Drissill Rock Island defeated Mrs H C Doying Des VIoines 4 and 2 Miss Elizabeth Curtis Clinton defeated Mrs C E Shaver Des Moines 3 and 2 Mrs E G Don1 Rock Island de feated Mrs Roy McKee Sioux City 3 and 2 J N DARLING FLIGHT Mrs S Fitzgibbons Rock Island defeated Miss Frances Weepie In dependence 4 and 3 EAGLE FLIGHT Mrs E C Roberts Rock Island won from Mrs Gates Clinton by default Miss Kate Coggeshall Des Moines defeated Mrs J W Pur cell Newton 4 and 2 Mrs W L Mueeler Davenport THREE BANKS IN CHICAGO EFFECT GIANT COMBINE Foreman Organization Will Have Resources of July 23 A 000000 banking institution had been formed thru amalgamation of the Foreman banks and the State bonk of Chicago The new banking group will be the third largest in Chicago It marks the fifth major combination of Chicago banks with in a year The consolidation was effected on a share for share basis The new Foreman National bank which ia to be the principal organization of the consolidation will issue 110000 shares of par value 60000 to go to the present Foreman Nation al bank stockholders and 50000 to State bank stockholders These re spective amounts equal the present outstanding shares of the two con solidating banks In the DOW group will be three separate units the Foreman Na tional bank the Foreman State Bank and Trust company and the Foreman National corporation The combined resources of the merged banks on the late of the last bank call lJune 29 totailed with i cfjmbtaeq ideposita tbtalllrie Equal Worlds Endurance Record Foreman man of the executive committee of both banks Harold E Foreman will be chairman of the board of both banks Walter W Head has been named president of the two banks Gerhard Foreman is to be president Foreman National corpora tion The merged institutions will oc cupy the new Foreman National bank building now Hearing comple tion defeated Miss Moines 2 up Jennet Jones Des SHIP CRASHES INTO ICEBERG British Vessel Proceeding to Destination No One Injured WASHINGTON July 23 The first collision between a steam ship and an iceberg in the Atlantic shipping lanes in the last 15 years waa reported early today in a mes sage to the coastguard head quarters from its cutter Modoc of the international ice patrol The British steamer Vimelra bound from Glasgow struck an ice bergSaturday off the grand banks east of Newfoundland the cutter reported but no one was The steering gear was disabled and other damage wag caused but the ship was proceeding toward port The message did not make clear whether the steamer was proceed ing without assistance nor did it give the destination Farm relief already includes crea tion of eight new federal Dallas News Photo Dale Jackson left and ForestObrine St Louis aviators Tuesday afternoon equaled the worlds enduratfcofUght mark of 246 4g minutes and 32 sepOnds establlHhedbythe Arigelenp in California nia recently flyers wereijiwiling on to vbrealcth by heeptaginv anrfthfeKJliour T e marki of As Take First From Indians With 41 Count PHILADELPHIA July 23 The leagueleading Athletics won the first game of todays twinbill from Cleveland 4 to 1 The game for a while was a pitchers battle with Rube Walberg winning out over Hudlin1 Simmons twentysecond homer gave the As a one in thefourth inning Cochrane later circuit drive with one on Cleveland 000000 8 0 Philadelphia 000 100 10 1 Hudlin andL Sewell Walberg and Cochrane Council Considers Bids for New Sewer Program Contractors Present Their Figures in Mason Citys Project At a pedal session Tuesday after noon the city council gava consid eration to bids for the construction of the citys proposed 5125000 storm and sanitary sewer program Six contractors submitted bids for storm sewers while two pre sented figures for the sanitary sew ers After the reading of the bids the council members went into con sultation over the figures before de ciding on the successful contractors F C Esllck acted as chairman of the meeting in the absence of Mayor E S Selby who ia out of the city L P Courshon another councilman was also out of the city The council refused to grant a permit to Fred Wagner advance agent for the Miller Brothers wild westshow to stage a performance stated was gentlemans here Aug 12 The reason for the refusal It was that the city had a agreement with the North Iowa Fair associattbn not to grant a license to any counter at traction within 30 days of the fair which this year will open Sept 2 Mr Wagner retaliated by stating he would stage the show outside the corporate limits of the city Catholic Priest Is Slain by Bandits in China Mission Hears OMAHA July 23 Rev T Leonard Catholic priest was slain by Chinese bandits July 14 in the district of Kienchang southern Kiangsl province according to a cablegram today to the mission at Bella vug near hero CARD MANAGER BACK TO MINORS McKechnie of Rochester to Take Over St Louis Club Wednesday ST LOUIS Mo July 23 President Sam Breadon of theSt Louis Cardinals announced today that effective tomorrow William McKechriie how managing the Rochester clubof theInternational league will again take over the management of the Cardinals and that Manager Billy Southworth will be sent back to Rochester in the managerial role Speedboat Bogie Is Far Ahead of Rival in Race to St Louis NEW ORLEANS July 23 The race to St Louis between the speedboat Bogie and the express cruiser Martha Jane which started from New Orleans Sunday after noon settled down today to an at tempt by the Bogie to better the historic record of the steamboat Robert E Lee The record of 90 hours and 31 minutesbetween the two cities has stood since 1870 The Martha Jane left far behind by the Bogie in the first Jump of the race and missing for 17 hours tied up at Natchez Miss at oclock last night after a harrow ing experience with motor trouble while the Bogie raced on against the Lees tfme to Memphis Factory Employes Hold Picnic BELMOND July Bel mond sugar factory employes held a picnic at Eldridge park Lake Cor nelia wth 250 persons in attend ance The entireforce and families uni the crowd ONE KILLED IN BOAT ACCIDENT Lake Michigan Col lide Dumping Passengers Into Water CHICAGO July 23 speedboats carrying passengers collided headon in Lake Michigan 200 yards off navy pier last night One was drowned another is miss ingand the other 18 passengers swam ashore orfloundered In the water until rescued by nearby craft Thedrowned man was Leo Suess kind of Yonkers N Y David Cohen Chicago is missing and tha lake was being dragged early today for his body neveral passengers were injured Both boats each trav eling 40 miles an hour over the smooth lake surface sank almost at once Joyce Hawley the champagne bath girl of Earl Carrolls after theater party was prominent in the rescue She was aboard a boatwith a party of friends near the scene of the collision The two speed boats known as the Sea King and tne Chris Craft weri engaged In taxi service between the Oak street neacn and the Mich igan boulevard link bridge over the Chicago river ANNUAL LEAGUE INSTITUTE AT LAKE IS BEGUN 600 Persons From Sixty Iowa Towns Present for Classes METHOD 1ST CAMP CLEAR 1V1 LAKE July six teenth annual Epworth League In stitute opened here last nightwith about 600 persons from all parts of the state In attendance Sixty towns are represented with Garrison lead ing with 31 persons present The first program was held last night and was under the direction of the Waterloo district represent ed by LauraClark Hampton Alice Moore St Ansgar Nina Pretchang Chapin Margaret Milten Waterloo The 26 members of the faculty were introduced by Dean Culver This was followed by an informalmixer The institute will continue thru the week and will come to a close Sunday evening Uniformdally pro grams are to be followed beginning with the morning dip at 6 oclock Then comes the flag raising the morning watch lead by Dr H J Burgatahler president of Cornell college beheld thru out the daysby the following Among the Speakers1 Dr MountVer rion rBoatrriari Dr E Jc v Wi trigmain Cedar Falls W eperdew A RayniondGrant Nashua OVV Jackson Miss Evelyn Disch Des Moines Theodore Chit ambar IndiaEuGuonfe TJong Chi na G RowleyCedarFalls DrC C Hall i Maynard Harry D Henry Grand Mich Berniqe Magill Chicago Mrs C W Cleve land Clyde E Baker Ralph Hall Collls Hampton Dr Earle A Bak er Worion Elton D Wells Miss TURN TO PAGE 7 COLUMN 3 246th Hour Was Passed P M at Indications Are Aviators Will Set New Record for Con tinuous Flying BULLETIN ST LOUIS July St Louis Robin officially broke the worlds endurance flight record byremaining in the air until this afternoon The rflyers hadbeen up 247 hours 43 minutes and 32 seconds BULLETIN ST LOUIS July St Louis Robin equalled the worlds endurance flight record at this afternoon when it passed the 216th hour of continuous flight To breakthe record of ficially the plane must remain in the air until p m under the rules of the National Aeron autic association The flyers gave no Indication that they contemplated nn early landing S TV LOUIS Mo July 23 an unforeseen contingency can keep the crown of endurance flying from capping the performance of Dale Red Jackson and Forest OBrine piloting the St Louis Robin tcday A few hours remained com pared with the 10 days in the air for the plane soaring over Lambert St Louis field before the prjeseijt 246 hour 43 minute rec ord of the eclipsed city for p standard time when this plane will equal the present world roark The St Lbuia Robin escorted by two squadrons of planes will circle the downtown section while factory whistles arid aerial bombs give noisy congratula PLEADS GUILTY IN FRAUD CASE Partner in Clarke Brothers Bank Accepts Responsi bility for Crash NEW YORK July 23 Rae Clark senior partner of Clarke brothers defunct private bank pleaded guilty today to using the mails to defraud and accepted full responsibility for the banks 000000 failure The partner in Clarke brothers were Janies Rae Clark who owned TO per cent of the stock his brothers Philip and Hudson Jr and John Bouker All four were in dicted by a federal grand jury for mall fraud and concealing assets in bankruptcy and by a county grand Jury for accepting deposits after knowing the bank waa insolvent The indictment contains 12 counts each carrying a maximum penalty of five years imprisonment and a conspiracy count punishable by a maximum of two yearn in prison a possible total maximum sentence of 62 years Trial of Ihe partners had been set in the state court for tomorrow and in federal court for July 20 Rum Runners Are Shot by Border Guard EL PASO Texas July Fbur border patrolmen surprise a band of 20 rum runners at the Rio Grande last night and in a pitched battle killed two of them anc wounded another Five of the bane were captured and three motor cars two trucks and mora than ISO gallons of whisky were confiscated Descending upon the rum runners in motor cara theborder patrolmen mounted a fence near the Rib Grande bonks The rumrunners opened thebattle It was reporter that several hundred rounds of am munition were fired None of the patrolmen was injured H C Horseley chief of thebor der patrol said that brie of the men captured a Negro truck driver confessed his part in the bands ic tlvlties and implicated several others including the man said to be the ring leader CAPTIVES WELL TAKEN CARE OF SAYS MESSAGE Soviet Refuses Offer of France to Mediate Trouble pEIPING July 23 troops patrollng tno Amur river which skirts northern Manchuria have captured the Chinese river stenmer Ilan taking prisoners the wife and baby daughter of Ray Tal bot American The Russians sent wordto Talbot who is deputy commissioner of Chi nese pnritime customs at Taheiho across the Amur from Clagpvesh chensk that both were comfort able and being treated kindly George C Hanson American con sul at Harbin Manchuria wiring official reports of the capture here laid friends of Talbot at Harbin said Mrs Talbot was of Russian birth The Russians also have captured he Chinese merchantman Haicheng which they are holding near Blacp veshchensk Japanese new agency reports uncoirrmecj elsewhere Expect to Continue pilots expect to continue tions The after the hour needed to establish definitely a new record A note dropped lost night read Motor running fine Both feeling good Just 22 hours until we start on an other endurance flight We dont believe it IB necessary to be toug1 hombres to be endurance flyers In another note they wished you all a merry Christmas End a happy New Year The flyers were cautioned yester day to keep their log carefully by MaJ Albert Bond Lambert official observer and to remain within slghr of ground observers Special Gas Used special brand of gasoline nevev before tried on an endurance flight is being used Pilots have avoided its use because of rapid evaporation As the supply at the field was prac tically depleted a truck load brot here on endurance run from Tulsa saved the flyers A tank car was de layed by a track wash out and tne truck started the 450 mile journey TURN TO PAGE 7 COLUMN 7 captUredVby the KUWfSns oh Vtlie Amur1 Avj Assemble Seven Divisions Observers here today estimated ieven divisions of Chinese infantry and one of artillery had been nssem d in the Manchuli region north western terminus of the Chinese Eastern railway while 50000 sol iers are supposed to be gathered it Pogranlchnaya at the eastern ind of the railroad Chinese and Japanese news agen ies here were filled today with con tinued alarming reports of troop novemcnts along the Manchurian borderland and the stories of refu gees arriving at Harbin Most of the itories were unconfirmed and neu ral observers were of the opinion here had been no actual overt act iy either Russia or China unless it was purported to have taken place n seizure of the Chinese gunboat Luverne Corner Store Entered Thru Window LUVERNE July corner store here owned by Lichty ami Rosa was broken into some time Sunday night the robbers admittance by breaking a window in the rear of the store Nothing of value ia known to have been taken Negro Slayer Sentenced to Die for Killing Man men early today and presumably placed aboard a special train for Eufaula Ala approximately 100 miles southeast to be tried for murder and criminal assault A troop train in command o Brfgr Gen Walter E Bare com manding officer of the Alabama na tional guard carried Defendant Taken to Trial Scene on Special Tram to Avoid Riot EXJFAULA Ala July 23 UPK Lester Bouyer alias Charles Harris Negro wag found guilty of first de gree murder here today by a jury which tried him for killing Jack ies guardsmen Mines mechanic on a roadside four frnm miles from here on the night of July 10 The verdict was returned less than four hours and a half from the time when the trial opened at a m The jury deliberated less thun 10 minutes Circuit Judge J S Williams sen tenced the Negro to be electrocuted in Kilby prison at Montgomery Aug 23 Was Spirited MONTGOMERY Ala July 23 Lester Bouyer 38 Negro waa spirited away from the state penl hw bjr two compan under strlc orders from Governor Graves to protect the prisoner at any cost The Negro was Indicted yeater day by a special Barbour county jfrand jury for the murder of Jack Hlnes and assault upon Mlsa Beat rice Clark as the couple drove near Eufaula their home the night o July 10 Previously the Negro had made a complete confession to state officers Appeals from citizens and reports of a highly inflamed public mind in southeast Alabama and southwes Georgia persuaded the governor to order mobillzaUon of the nationa lLxuard Sunday LIVED IN WISCONSIN MADISON AVls July 33 Roy Talbot whoso wife and daughter uero cJiptiired by Rus sian troops In China is a grad uate of University of Wisconsin Ills homn is In Shabhona III and ho has n brother at Des Moines REFUSES OFFER MOSCOW July 23 offer to mediate in the Manchurian crisis has been declined by the Rus sian soviet government which as signed Chinas refusal to reestab ish the status quo in Manchuria as a reason Announcement by the commis sariat for foreign affairs revealed the offer of Ariatide Briand French TURN TO PAGE 7 COLUMN IOWA FORECAST Somewhat unsettled Tuesday night and Wednesday showers probable in north portion Wed nesday continued worm LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures foi 24 hour period ending at 8 oclocl a m Tuesday Warmest Monday 94 Coolest In Night 71 At 8 A M Tuesday 88 Rainfall Trace Monday took rank as the warm est day of the year by 3 degrees and Monday night proved the warmest night with a minimum 1 degree higher than the previous mark For the first time this year the term swelter has come into common use Threatening rain con ditions existed Tuesday morning and forenoon but up to 11 oclock there was little more than threat ;