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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 3, 1929, Mason City, Iowa NorthIowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home DAILY TIMES HOME EDITION VOL XXXV CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JUNE 31929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO SINCLAIR SENTENCE IS UPHELD Stanley Baldwin to Resign Premiership MCDONALD IS THOT CERTAIN TO BE CALLED Defeat of Conservative Party Causes Resig nation T ONDON June 34 Baldwin head of the conserva tive government which has been in power for the past five years will resign in consequence of his partys defeat in last weeks general elec lions In conference with his colleagues of the cabinet this afternoon Prime Minister Baldwin decided to tender the resignation of his ministry to the king His action caused by the defeat of the conservative party in the gen eral elections Thursday Is in agree ment with constitutional usage an3 with the advice of powerful con servalivH leaders and most of the conservative press Points to MacDonald J Ramsay MacDonald premier of the first labor government in the of England is now consid ered certain to assume control of his majestys government Winston Churchill chancellor of the iexchequerV andSir Austen OJVitHberlain the foreign secretary face of their smashing defeat In last weeks general The prime ministers return to London contrasted sharply with the victorious entrance of RarfM Mac Donald the laborlte chieftain who now heads the strongest party in the new parliament Premier Eludes Crowd Eluding a crowd waiting in Down ing street outside of famous No 10 the premier 1 f t his car at the treas ury officein Whitehall and slipped thru the corridors connecting with No 10 while Mrs Baldwin alone rode around the corner to the main entrance The prime minister spent the weekend at Chequers Court ficial plane of British premiers and was believed to have conferred with leaders of the conservative party duringwhat may have been his last two days residence here But what took place in these con ferences or what decision if any was reached could not be learned It was not known particularly whether he would resign immedia tely or would choose to reorganize his government and fight it our be fore parliament when that body meets June 26 hoping with liberal help to stave off a vote of no con fidence Cabinet Members Divided It was no secret that those mem bers of his cabinet who survived Thursdays cataclysm at the polls were divided as to the proper course Sir Austen Chamberlain foreign minister believed his party leader TURN TO PAGE 11 COLUMN 2 WEATHER IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy Monday night and Tuesday not quite so cool Tuesday afternoon LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Monday Warmest Sunday 61 Coolest in Night 10 At 8 A M Monday ol For like period ending at 8 oclock s mSunday Warmest Saturday 04 Oaolest in Night 4S Saturday and Sunday would have been considered rersonably good days in March or April but they were a bit chilly ns an introduction to June The rapidity with which the mercury was climbing the ladder jynnday morning gave Bubstunce to a iaope that balmier weather was at haild Big Ten Will Hear Iowas Side of Case CHICAGO June 3 of Iowa officials today were mar shaling their forces in preparation for their meeting with a special committee of the Big Ten faculty group which willhear Iowas peti tion for reinstatement into the con ference Prof George A Gopdenough of the University of Illinois last night announced that the meeting at which he with Prof P E French of Ohio State university and Prof James Page of the University of Minnesota will represent the facul ty committee would be held tomor row here The group he said would hear the Iowa spokesmen and would then recommend a course of action to the committee He said anyone of three recommendations might be made They were Miiy Make Recommendations That the severing of athletic rela tions with Iowa by other Big Ten schools Jan 1 1930 might be reaf firmed That the period to Jan 1 1930 bo made a probationary one after which the committee would make a decision on Iowa status That Iowa immediately be re stored to good standing in the Big Ten Iowa was expelled last week the reason for the action by the Big Tenfaculty committee was given as recruitingand subsidizing athletes since that time the reason gradually hasrevplvedinto one of charges of alumni and 6u6side Inter ference in the administration of ath letics at Iowa 1 Coach Is Accused The charges of interference de veloped other angles among them reports that Paul E Belting had been ousted from the position of athletic director because heopposed the alumni practice of boosting Iowa by bringing in athletes and providing for their maintenance and that George T Bresnahan Iowa track coach had been appointed as supervisor of intercollegiate ath letics under Dr E H Lmier new director athletics because he was more sympathetic toward the alum ni attitude Bresriahan last night stated that he had not resigned and would not resign until I am convinced that such a step will be for the good of the university To Support Bresnahan IOWA CITY June 3 University of Iowas delegates to the Big Ten faculty committee meeting tomorrow in Chicago are ixpected to stand by George Bres nahan track coach and recently ap pointed director of intercollegiate athletics at the university whose ousting is reported to be demanded ay the committee as a condition of fowas reinstatement into the con ference from which it was ousted a week ago Saturday for alleged ath letic indiscretions The Iowa athletic council will meet this afternoon at oclock to confer wltn its delegates E H uer new director of athletics and Prof Louis Iowas member on the Big Ten faculty committee should carryon as long as possible Winston Churchill chancellor of the exchequer believed the proper and TURN TO PAGE 11 COLUMN 1 Hoovers Honor Unknown Soldier at Arlington and Mrs Hoover tribute to Americas war ilcad Memorial diiy nt Arlington ceme tery They are shown decorating tho grave of tlio Unknown Soldier MAYHURRY VOTE ON DEBENTURE Status of Wlrieat Market Spurs Action on Farm Relief WASHINGTON June 3 Congressional leaders expect to bring their plans for a summer re cess closer to realization this week by fulfilling at least two of the ad ministrations prevacation require ments Spurred by the crash of wheat prices below the dollar level they expect enough export debenture ad vocates inougl in U he senate to join with administration supporters in voting for eliminating that plan from the chambers farm relief bill to permit final enactment of the legislation time to offset this years crops On the house side one hour was allotted today for discussion of a special rule intended to expedite consideration of a special rule in tended to speed up consideration of the bill to provide for the 1930 cen sus and reapportionment ol its membership A vote on the bill is expected in time to enable a conference com mittee to possibly fin lowan on Honor List at Military Academy Webster of San Diego topped the list of honor men an nounced for graduation at the Uni ted Spates naval academy today Others in the leading 14 were J H Keatley of Davenport Iowa and H J Heimens of St Cloud Minn BRITT RESIDENT DIES IN CRASH Thad Babcocks Auto Col lides With Red Ball Bus DES MOINES June 3 Babcock of Brltt was killed and three others were seriously injured here early today when an auto driven by Babcock collided with a Red Ball bus enroute to Mason City The three others injured are Har old Jensen and George Fesler also of Britt occupants of the auto driv en by Babcock and J H Gorden of Dea Moincs occupants of the bus According to word received by for adjustment cf uru rBtulVKU liffcrences whichmav develon fa11 Mrs He en Brewer manager of the differences which imay develop be tween the two chambers over this legislation including probably a re jection by the house of the senate provision to place the 100000 census enumerators under civil service Academy Building Burns MONROE Mich June 3 The main building of St Marys academy for girls here was de stroyed by fire of undetermined origin this afternoon Some 250 jirl pupils marched out in orderly Jashion immediately after the alarm was turned in 60 Des Moines U Grads Receive Their Diplomas Sheriff on Hand to See That Courts Order Was Carried Out N DES MOINES June 3 raduatcs of Des Moines University received their diplomas today under a court order signed by Judge F S Shanklanci of the Polk county dis trict court The diplomas were signed by President Harry C Wayman of the university and tho faculty but did not bear the signatures of the trus tees Last week Dr T T Shields president of the board stated that the trustees would not approve the diplomas until they had investigated students riots of May 11 during which the trustees were rocked and egged after it became known they had dismissed President Way man and the entire faculty as of to day Sheriff Park A Flndley and lw deputies were at the university to day to see that the court order re quiring issuance of the diplomas wag carried out Shortly alter 10 the graduates formed a pro cesaiin and filed into the chapel where the commencement exercises were held The program was opened with the assembly singing Ameri ca Dr Shields and several other members of the board spent the weekend at Grlnncll Saturday the diplomas were stolen from the home of George D Newcomb dent but assistant to the presi printed placed a new set was yesterday and those were tinder student guard last night The registrars office was also guarded by students to prevent possible theft of their grades Besides Dr Wayman Miss Minnie Rice registrar of the university and D C Bennett dean of education signed the diplomas in tho blanks that ordinarily would have borne the namca Miss Edith M Rebman secretary of trustees Dr Wayman after the exercises said tho diplomas were final as far as tho students are concerned They need not have been acted upon by the hoard of trustees he said Why should they tho students already have tlfcir credits Red Ball Transportation company the car driven by Babcock ap proached the bus from the left Al bert Reppon DCS Moines driver of the bus saw the Britt car but not in time to avoid the crash The bus was brot to a stop within 20 feet of the accident according to the message received by Mrs Brewer and the driver of the bus was ex onerated by the coroner of any blame Babcock was thrown from the car to the pavement Fesler and Jen sen who were in the back seat of the car escaped serious injury Ac cording to Mrs Brewer the Brltt men did not see the bus and failed to stop at the boulevard Mrs Brewer also stated that no occupants of the bus were Injured The accident occurred at oclock a m Roosevelt to Assume New Job About Oct 1 WASHINGTON June 3 Word has been received at the white house that Theodore Roosevelt at present on a hunting trip in the in terior of China will not return to America to lake up his post as Gov ernor of Porto Rico until midSep tember Horace M Towner of Cor ning Iowa the present Governor is to continue until he is releivetl by Roosevelt which is expected to be about Oct I Youth of Clarion Is Held for Observation CLARION June Kell ing 19 year old Clarion youth was brot before Judge E Clock here and after a hearing was committed to the psyscopatriic hospital at Iowa City for observation Young Kclling has figured prominently on the local court records several times this spring CAPTA1H REPORTS Flying Colonel Was Wearing Dark Glasses to Hide Identity NEW LONDON Conn June 3 Capt Louis Rounds of the mo r boat Elizabeth Ann said today had assisted a man who identi 1 himself as Col Charles A Lind berg tie up a yacht at Block Island late Saturday afternoon The colonel according to Captain Rounds was wearing dark glasses to conceal his identity but ad mitted he was Lindbergh when questioned He had stopped to take on gasoline and water and is quoted as telling Captain Rounds he was on his way to Boston to pick up a party of four The yacht according to Captain Rounds a 38 foot motor double cabin vessel called Mouett of New York Captain Rounds said tho yacht was a new one and apparently hrul come from Montauk Point altho yachtsman said he came from Port Jefferson L I The yachtsman was tall and wore dark glasses which he die not re move while talking with Captain Rounds On the deck of the yacht were several gasoline drums Tha yachtsman bought a barrel of water and after a while put to sea again Limly Kouglit Yacht NEW YORK June 3 Col Charles A Lindbergh bought a 33 foot double cabin motor yacht named Mouett two weeks ago one week before he was married and set forth on hig honeymoon VICTIMS OF GAS SLOWLY RECOVER Nashua Four Arrive Home Exhausted and Nearly Blinded NASHUA June young men and two girls were recovering slowly today from the effects of near asphyxiation received while on an automobile ride Sunday evening Harlin Mishler 20 his two sisters Helen 18 and Cora 1G living six miles southeast of here and Clayton Jones of Waverly have been at the Mishler home since oclock Sunday night when they arrived in the yard exhausted and nearly blinded The oldest girl was practi cally unconscious and had to be car ried from tLe car The four set out for Wavcrly about oclock in tho evening and before they had gone very far the girls began to complain of head aches Soon all began to feel ill and after stopping for a few minutes in Wcverly decided to turn home The victims all collapsed on reach ing the Mishler farm A physician waa summoned who kept them on the lawn all night and with diffi culty kept them awake until the wornt effects of the gas haJ worn off Kepler Decision Will Be Appealed to Higher Court Northwood Judges Opinion Throws Bombshell Into Operation of Law June no action has yet been taken it is under stood here than an appeal to the supremo court of the state will be made from the decision of Judge St H Kepler which held the Iowa live stock tuberculosis eradication law unconstitutional So far no statement has been made by Mark Thornburg secretary of agriculture or others who were defendants in the action pushed by some 140 farmers in Mitchell county allho the 36page document of the Northwood attorney fell like a bombshell oa a tuberculosis eradica tion system that has operated for several years with only occasiona Injunctions which have invariably been dissolved and the dissolution supported by the supreme ourt More Than HaJE Accredited More than half the counties in the state are now accredited and the last legislature passed a law makicg it compulsory for all counties to carry out the plan of eradication with the enforcement in the hauds of te secretary of agri culture Judge Kepler in holding the law unconstitutional ran athwart former opinions of the Iowa supreme court regarding the law hut supported this with his view that many of the objectionsraised in this case were never before brot befur the higher tribunal While the plaintiffs in the matter regarded the opinion written by JudgeKepler making permanent a temporary injunction restraining toeauthoritiesfrom proceeding cattle iu Mitchell cpurityas one of thefrieat est decisions ever handed down by a district judge it is the contention of the defendant attorneys that the judge gave too much weight to plaintiff evidence and accepted tes timony that should have been ex cluded Should Have Day in Court Judge Kepler held that the law VBS contrary to the spirit of our government and unconstitutional in that it allowed the government to condemn cattle without giving the owner his day in court and with out due process of law inasmuch as the owner was paid less than the appraised value of the cattle The judge also brot out that the law was discriminatory in that it did not allow pay to the farmer who had owned his cattle less than six months and gave the opinion that ventilation and sanitation would go farther in the eradication oC dis ease Held Test Not Reliable The judge held that from 8 to 14 per cent of the cattle condemned showed no tuberculosis upon later examination that the test was not reliable to determine whether live stock had tuberculosis and that It was dangerous to human health A largo number of instances were quoted from the evidence in which cattle found infectious were passed for food at packing houses Numer ous authorities were quoted by Judge Kepler the entire opinion be ing 36 pages in length Opinion Given The judges opinion was in part The court finds from the evi dence in this case that some cattle TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 1 JUDGK M H KEPLER MRS CASSLER IS BEING HELD IN DEATH OF G1RI Once Condemned Chi cago Woman in Toils of Law Again June 3 Catherine Gassier who spent 27 months in jail for murder part of hc time close in the shadow of the scaffold was back there today with new murder accusations flying about her graying head A mesh of circumstances which legan forming even before her re ease from jail April 30 has involved ler in the inquiry into the death of tJammeolla Soutar the 24 year old divorcee whose body a bullet thru the heart was found deep in a swamp near Hebron Ind last Fri day In the face of police charges Mrs Gassier has maintained a calm de nial of any knowledge concerning Will Rogers AMARILLO Texas June We closed the Fred Stone show in Pittsburgh and I started in right away hitting Ifor Lindbergh t while he is hon iyifiHHHHHftiiey m o oning I am going west over his trans continental air transport line left Pittsburgh at midnight last night caught big threemo tored Ford plane at Indlan a p o 1 i s at 0 oclock this ling St iuis at 11 at 2 and into WILL Wichita Kana here Amarillo Texas at this afternoon Stay here for the night and on to the coast tomor row Its going to be a great route and the only way lo come or go west So go ahead Lindy and stay hid the line is going great Yours WILL ROGERS OIL MAN MUST SERVE SECOND TERM IN JAIL Penalty Will Start After Magnate Ends Present Sentence WASHINGTON June 3 sentence imposed upon Harry F Sinclair Henry Mason Day and W Sherman Sums for having the Sinclair Teapot Dome jury shad owed was upheld today by the preme court but the 15 day sentenca of William J Burns was proved While Sinclair and Albert B Fall former secretary of the interior were facing trial on charges of con spiracy in connection with the leas ing of Wyoming oil fields to the oil operator the case was suddenly terminated and the jury was dis charged Sinclair subsequently was sentenced to six months in jail for contempt Henry Mason Day ono of his associates received a sentenca f four months William J Burns as ordered to serve 15 days and W 3herman Burns his son was fined 51000 Now lit Jail It was charged that Burns had mproperly scrutinized the jurora vho were hearing the case Sinclair s now serving a three months sen tence in the District oC Columbia jail for contempt He refused to answer questions before Miss Soutars death Called on Her in Jnil She said she knew her husband Trumanhad employed the young as housekeeper during part of the time she was in jail and that she had heard other things involv ing the two Cammie as Miss Soutar was called was said to have called on Mrs Gassier in jail several months ago tauntingher with a that she and Mrs Caaslers husband were to be married Mrs TURN TO PAGE 11 COLUMN 3 KINGS BIRTHDAY IS SPENT IN BED British Ruler Creates Five Peers on His SixtyFourth Anniversary WINDSOR England June 3 V celebrated his six tyfourth birthday today propped up in bed in the Victoria tower of Windsor castle The abscess at the old lung inci sion was not serious his doctors said and was taking a normal course But appearing as it did eight days ago it added an inevi table doleful note to festivities which had been planned as thanku giving at his majestys recovery from his long Illness of last winter This was the first time George had spent his birthday at Windsor since he came to the throne 19 years ngo His birthday honors list was in many ways one of the most notable he has ever issued Five new peers were created and three elevations in peerage were given Fivo new privy councilors were created with 11 baronets knights bachelor am knights of various orders The outstanding award was of nn earldom from Viscount Inchcape the ship owner W C Brirlgeman who la ncaring the close of his 40 year political career ns first lord of the admiralty was made a vlwcouut COKRKSPONOENT NTKD Tlie GlobeGazette is in need of a live and reliable correspondent nf Fertile Tf interested address the state editor the senate oil committeein tionwith the oil Investigation the caseNdecldedtdaaytne j ernin enit qhargecL ria tStecliSw Day had employed Ithe Burns de tectives to shadow the jury Sinclair contended the govcrnmcnt had failed to produce evidence showing hat the shadowing had obstructed he trial and all defendants Joined n an appeal The court of appeals of the DIs rict of Columbia called on the su preme court for instructions on loints of law and Owen J Roberts government counsel asked tho high st court to have the whole contro sent to It Such an order was ssued and the supreme court today disposed of the whole controversy nstead of merely answering the uestions and sending the case back or action by tho court of appeals Similar action was taken by tho supreme court when tht circuit court of appeals asked for it for In structions in the case against Sin clair for refusal to answer questions before the senate committee Tho overnment in the jury shadowing case insisted that as the shadow ng had required a new trial it stituted contempt Opinion by MoKeynolds Justice McReynolds delivered tho ojunion of the court which waa manimous except that Justice Stone who was attorney general luring some of the oil lease litlga ion took no part Pointing out that the defense con tended that the evidence failed to show tho detectives had established contact with nny of the jurors tho opinion said we cannot accept thla view It would destroy the power ol courts adequately to protect them enforce their rights of selfpreservation it continued Suppose for example some litf Kant should endeavor to shoot Hi juror while sitting in the box dur ing progress of the case He might escape punishment for contempt If some quickwitted attendant quietlj TORN TO PAGE 11 COLUMN 6 AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen I didnt know Cousin Ben had his tonsils took out until I set in front of him at choir practice last night ;