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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 4, 1929, Mason City, Iowa H DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND CITY DAILT TIMES H OM E EDITION VOL XXXV CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 4 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE GERAN WAR DEBTS SETTLED JESSUP MAKES CLEAR HAWKEYE CASE TO BIG TEN Morning Session Quit With No Word of Decision June 4 V nearly three hours of discussion the subcommittee of the Big Ten athletic conference which is hearing the University of Iowas plea for re instatement took a brief adjourn ment at 2 p m1 without announcing a decision in the case have nothing to say or to announce at this time Prof James Paige of the University of Minne sota chairman of the hearing said intend to meet later this after noon and probably will have some announcemeat then this mornings meeting was secret it was made known that Eome of the discussion was carried on by President Jessup of Iowa He was not expected at the meetingbut arrived a few minutes after it got under way His presence indicated he wouid review the entire situa tion acquaint the committee with the steps Iowa had taken to remedy its alleged delinquencies ia subsidiz ing athletes and breaking the con ference rule on proselyting Wouldnt Answer Questions Assisting Professor Paige in the investigation or hearing were Prof A Gqqdenoiigh of Illinois E Frltch of Ohio State Iowa was represented by E H ir1 athletic director and Louis oil the iccierencefaculty committee in ad ditibii to President Jessupi The Iowa not accompany PaigeFrench and Goodenough to however and word spread thatthey were to draw up some statement for presentation later In the day None of them would speak of this however From ail indications this morn ings meeting was an agreeable one All concerned were smiling when the conference adjourned but were deaf to the hundreds of questions fired at them by the small army of TURN TO PAGE 7 COLUMN 1 STEAMSHOVEL STRIKES TRAIN Passengers Cut by Flying Glass as Big Dipper Hits Coach CHICAGO June 4 steam shovel apparently out of control smashed the windows and sides of a Burlington suburban train as it sped toward Chicago this morning A few passengers were cut by flying glass The giant shovel was on an adja cent track and swung into the train Frightened passengers screamed and dived under seats They were brot Into Chicago on the battered cars WEATHER IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday possibly show ers In extreme southwest por tion not much change in temv perature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Tuesday Warmefrf Monday fi6 Coolest In Night 44 8 A MTuesday 57 Altho Monday was warmer than Itaitwo predecessors it did not at tain thelevelof summer heat Tues day morningthe sky was overcast and wnile the temperature was mounting at a brisk pace there was little prospect that the days tnVxi mum would exceed 70 Rain was more a possibility 1 II Chicago Hospital Fire Are Rescued Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS June crossed states just like you crossed street intersections Tex as New Mexico Arizona ana California Into airport at 4 oclock yester day After be ing away a long time how can anyone stand to come home any other way I never saw as much air plane activities in my life as I have seen from St Louis West Millions of dol and hangars and equipment Lindbergh officially opens the line July 8 if they find him Well what do you think I come home and run into The Shrinera convention is being held in Beverly Hills this year Itsi worse than a democratic conven tion Havent seen any papers Did congress help anybody yet Yours WILL ROGERS HOOVER READY BUILDING PLANS T Construction Will Be Be gun Unless Conference Succeeds vyASHINGTON June 4 W American cruiser building pro gram will be carried forward by President Hoover as laid down by congress and provision for new ships will be made in the next fed eral budget The administration recognizes that work toward construction of 15 additional 10000 ton fighting ships is made mandatory under the pro gram until an agreement for reduc tion of sea armaments is reached by he leading nations and ratified by the senate and the president has no intention of attempting to modify or abandon that policy Contrary Interpretations drawn from the presidents Memorial day address and the statement issued afterward by Secretary Stlmson em phasizing the tremendous economic jurden placed upon the powers by present naval requirements are de scribed in high administration cir cles as erroneous Agreement Is Unlikely Altho the administration is hearti ly in favor of a reduction of naval armaments and has moved toward Lhat end by suggesting thru Am oassador Hugh S Gibson at the Geneva preparatory disarmament conference a new basis for evaluat rig relative navar strength it re jarda an actual agreement oa un likely In the near Without such an agreement ratified by the senate no modification or aban TURN TO PAGE 18 COLUMN 7 THOUSANDS SEt ROBBINS CIRCUS STREET PARADE Entrancing Spectacle Opens Performance in Mason City The Robbins Brothers circus the first circus of the season to pitcn its tents in Mason City arrived about 5 oclock Tuesday morning after a good run over the C M and St P railroad The Robbins Brothers circus now the second largest circus in the world has been on the road for the past 30 years and is well known over the country The present owner Colonel Fred Buchanan took ever the circus years ago enlarged it to 35 cars and brot to Mason City for the first time the famous Hodgini troupe of bareback somer sault riders headliners in vaude ville for many years and formerly with the Ringling circus They lead thru the street seven beautiful snow white horses that have ap peared in practically every large city in the world Had Reception Committee The circus train had as a recep tion committee a crowd of small boys and goodly representation of the older boys as well who were on hand to see if the modern circus un loaded the same as it did in the days vyhen they were on the lookout W geta free ticket by carrying wa terfor the elephants The kids of today founda chance to earn a free ticket but they did not carry water for the elephants Nowadays the bulls are marched to the city hydrant and given their fill of the city water The 13 elephants with the Robbina Brothers circua were watered twice and a bystander who had seen them empty two big tanks exclaimed Gee they must have fed them salted peanuts over in Algona Mon day The Robbing Brothers circus has an old war horse named Bingo who is the largest female bull in the world today who is 70 years old another Columbia who does the Charleston who is 50 and so on down the line to two little babies three years old and weighing about a ton apiece The elephant man said this morning that his pets grew at the rate of three inches a year and at that rate the babies will be well advanced in years before they catch up with their brothers and sisers Circus Has Good Parade The circus people made such fast time Tuesday In erecting their tents TURN TO PAGE 7 COLUMN 3 WOOD CHOPPER ADMITS MURDER Just Went Says Californian Describing Childs Death TJKTAH Gal June t R R Byrnes announced today that Tom Le Hew Zf a wood chopper confessed that he attacked and killed Teresa Johnson ff in the weeds near Mendocino City last week I just went haywire Le Hew toldSheriff Byrnes who said a for mal charge of murder will be placed against the man In hla confession Ln Hew told of leaping upon the girl attacking her and then choking her to death Something Is wrong with my head and my mind was in n daze at tho time I killed the srirl Le Hew told the sheriff RESIDENTS FLEE FROM VESUVIUS Speed and Width of Lava Flow Increases Citizens Terrified NAPLES Italy June t eruption which burst from Mount Vesuvius yesterday became more serious today and caused the evacu ation late this afternoon of the town of Barre before a heavily In creased flow of lava from the crater Latest dispatches said that tho lava was moving with irresistible force at the rate of 150 feet an hour and had increased in width to more than 70 feet It was only 650 feet from the town of Barre at 4 p m 9 a m C S and only half a mile from the town of Terzigno Panic had seized upon the popu lation of neighboring towns Director Malladra of the Vesuv ian observatory said thia afternoon that there was a decided increase in the lava flow from the cone thru which the eruption burst The in terior of this cone in the crater is a lake of boiling rock and lava Vineyards and woods near Ter zigno were destroyed by the lava today Altho an early official state ment from the Vesuvian observatory declared that the eruption would gradually die away the authorities considered the situation dangerous Will Try Two Students GRINNELL June 4 sing to having robbed a jewelry store of here April 20 Murray Other of Muscatine and Jack Locke of Spencer Grlnnoll college seniors will be tried in district court Satur day GRILLED IN MURDER Baldwin Hands His Resigna tion to Monarch at Wind sor Castle LONDON June 4 Said win resigned as prime minister of the British government today landed his resignation at noon to King George who lay ill in his bed at Windsor castle The resignation was accepted and the king immediately sent for Rain say MacDonald labor leader and ormer premier presumably to ask him to form a cabinet Mr MacDonald will visit Windsor same time tomorrow The events presaged a change In he British government in accor dance with parliamentary elections ast Thursday in which the labor arty of MacDonald supplanted the conservatives of Premier Baldwin as he numerically strongest party in the house of commons Mrs Catherine Cissler 41 a former lender in the W C T U who was onco sentenced to death for murder lias been grilled liy detectives ut Val paraiso Ind in connection with the slaying of Camcola Soutar Zi nor husbands housekeeper whose body was found In n swamp near Hebron Inu Mrs Cussler was freed from jatt a monthago lna neiv trial after a twoyear Imprisonment in connection with tho slaying of WfJlinm JjIndstTom a cabinet mukcr M A MGORD OF NEWTON IS DEAD Succumbs Six Weeks After Daughters Race to Bed side by Plane NEWTON June 4 A McCord 84 former mayor and post master of Newton died at his home here early today about six weeks after his two daughters made a dramatic and successful steamship and airplane race to his bedside when he was reported to be dying McCord whoso approach to deaths door caused his long time friend Fred Maytag washing ma chine magnate to bring his daugh ters Miss Stella McCord and Mrj Fred W Jasper on a flying trip home from a Mediterranean cruise died peacefully at m He had rallied from his illness which was from the effects of age when his daughters reached his bed side but was not strong enough to overcome entirely the effects of liia long siege and gradually slipped away McCord prided himself in being able to trace his ancestry thru his mother Mrs Eluanor Temple back to the seventh century Besides hU daughters a sister Mrs T N Newell of Los Angeles and four granddaughters survive Funeral services Xvill be held at 4 p m Thursday at the Congrega tional church SOVIETCHINA BREAK FEARED Arrest of General Consul at Mukden Causing Great Alarm TOKYO June 4 to the Rengo news agency from Barbin Manchuria declared this afternoon that N K Kuznetzofr soviet consul general at Mukden was being held under arrest at Hat lar M Kutzetzoff who has not been brot back lo Harbin as was first reported protested by telephone against his arrest to the Chinese au thorities at Harbin Intense anxiety is felt in tile nov iet community at Harbin where a complete break between Russia ant the Chinese was feared as a resull of the arrest Moscows next move is anxiously awaited Ihruout Manchuria the dispatch said Ramsay MacDonald Is Called by King George RAMSAY MacDONALD Solution of Threatening Letters Near BOSTON June 4 The solu tion of the mystery of a long series of threatening letters received by prominent persons appeared nearer today thru the introduction on to the scene of George E Long a custom The latest in the series was a de mand of 50000 froiin Dwlght W Morrow under threat of violence to tils daughter Constance sisteria law of Col Charles A Lindbergh Long1 50 year 6ld father of three children was said by newspapqers to have told postal inspectors if I overwrote them I dont know why City police however who released iiim early today after questioning iim for two hours said that it was all a mistake to take the man into custody They declared he had con vinced them he had no knowledge of the letters On the other hand postal inspec tors declared Long had admitted having sent similar letters more than seven years ago to a number of prominent persons in Washington Inspectors who visited his home said they discovered a typewriter whose type faces corresponded to those employed on letters to several of the persons threatened Letters like those received by Miss Morrow at the Milton academy where she is a student have been mailed in the past years to Freder ick H Rawson president of the First National bank of Chicago tho family of Frances St John Smith Smith college student whose body woa found recently in the Con necticut river Mrs Larz Anderson socially prominent and Mrs Curtis Guild widow of a former governor of Massachusetts COUNCIL VOTES TO BUY FIRE MACHINE New Truck to Have AH Necessary Equipment for Department THE city council at a meeting Tuesday afternoon voted to pur chase a new AhrensFox fire truck which completed with all necessary firefighting equipment will cost 511195 This price includes a 5200 allow ance on the obsolete Seagrave truck which has been with the department since 1913 Whether or not this old machine is retained for emergencies will depend on the outcome of an investigation to be made by City Manager P F Hopkins on whether this added protection would have an influence on Insurance rates in the Could Be Kept was the thot of the council the old machine could be SUMMER SCHOOL IS ABANDONED Des Moines University Wont Hold Vacation Sessions DES MOINES June 1 of Dea Moines university which threo weeks ago were splattered with rotten eggs by students today were closed until next September at least A special committee of trustees meeting here last night decided that the summer session should be abandoned inasmuch as the entire faculty has been dis charged The board members in a resolu tion said they wished to take ample time to find the kind of pro fessors needed in a distinctly evan gelical university Altho the campus was serene to day the administrative upheaval In which President H C Wayman and the faculty have opposed T T Shields chairman of the board and other trustees was not entirely settled The board still plans an In vestigation of the student riots May II and may attempt to withhold credits from some undergraduates who participated The fSculty grad uated 60 seniors yesterday but the diplomas did not bear any trustees signature What action will bo taken now that the schol year la ended regard ing the injunction under which the school had operated since the board sought to close it indefinitely had not been made public today city It that placed in live storage at the city waterworks from where it could be got in case of a general conflagra tion or emergency The decision to purchase the new truck was made after an investiga tion divulged that the rebuilding of the Seagrave would cost too much It was brot out at the meeting that the citys firefighting appartUF Is inadequate at present in cose of a fire in a hospital or the third story of a residence The new truck con tains ladders hose wire cutters gas masks and other equipment valued at Vote Unanimous The vote for the new truck was unanimous on the part the coun cilmeu present Mier Wolf and L P Courshon being absent The council made an inspection of the equipment in the fire depart ment Tuesday morning being ac companied at that time by Carl Rye councilmanelect The council also adopted an ordi nance amending the present build ing code of the city This ordinance was drawn up by a special com mittee and started hearing objec tions on the proposed sidewalk pro gram LINDYS YACHT REPORTED AGAIN Ship Anchors in Massachu setts Harbor Then Sails On WOODS HOLE Mass June yacht Mouette on which Col Charles A Lindbergh and hi bride are believed to be passing the honeymoon sailed from here toda after anchoring in the harbor dur Ing the night Watchers on th shore said that a young man wh they were sure was the flying colonel was seen on board the Mou ette as the yacht sailed from the harbor and headed In the direction of Vineyard Haven No one else was seen aboard the craft XRay Films Found Piled in Basement Fire Marshal Investigates Presence of Explosives in Jumbled Heap pHICAGO June 4 Chi cago general hospital was swept by fire at 1 a m and altho 17 pa tients several doctors and nurses were in the building as the flames and smoke mounted to the fourth floor all escaped unhurt Some were carried down ladders by firemen Passersby seeing the fire ran into the smoke filled rooms and brot others out Fire department mbulances removed the patients to ther hospitals The fire which did dam ge started in the laundry room nd was confined to one side of the uilding which Is divided by a fire vail Centers on Xray Films Chief Fire Marshal Michael T Corrigan was particularly interested n the quantity of Xray films stored n the hospital With the recent leveland hopjltPl fire in mind Cor igans first thot was to keep the lames from these films Corrigan said he would start an mmediate investigation into the ap jarently careless mannerin which he Xrayfilms were left in a tumbled heap in a room dangerously close to the flames If the fjawes had reached the film we would have bad a disaster similar to that in Cleveland hi said JDr Edward C Meyer houai physician said a man had come to the hospital Saturday with an offer to buy the old Xray films The films were taken from the vaults in various parts of the hos jltal and placed in the room where ihey were found pending the mans return Dr Meyer said Twelve Carried Out Many thousands watched the fire and the rescue of the patients the hospital being located at 741 Diver sey parkway close to the busy IlarkDiverseyBroadway intersec tion Twelve of the 17 patients had to be carried from the smoke filled Mrs Anna George a patient on he second floor said the room be an filling with smoke and that she the bell near her bed It seemed ages before anyone came she said Finally a flremaa made his way thru the smoke and carried me down a fire escape Other bedridden patients related similar experiences FAYETTEVOTES ON ROAD BONDS Carroll County Also Hold ing Elections on Pav ing Proposal By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The 1929 campaign for paving primary roads in Iowa went into it third month today with bond elec tiona in Carroll and Fayette coun ties If the former approves a 500000 issue hard surfacing of th Lincoln highway across the stat can be completed Fayette county was voting toda on bonds to complete it paving program having adopted on isaue of highway bonds The Lincoln highway in Green county east of Carroll already 1 paved and Crawford county on th west voted bonds May 24 Grundy county supervisors yes terday set June 20 as the date fo holding a special election on issuln road bonds The action resulted from presentation of peti tions bearing 1274 signatures ACCEPTANCE BY BELGIUM ENDS LONG ARGUMENT Youngs Plan Finally Becomes Basis of t Payment BERLIN June 4 man nationalists walked out on their rcichstng colleagues Irt the foreign affairs committed today when the coalition major ity voted down a motion to take definite Hction now on tho rep arations conference in Paris Chancellor Mueller iisked them to refrain from an extend ed discussion and assured the committee that the wcro merely following their own conscience and that tho German government remained absolutely free to accept or re ject Paris arrangements PARIS June 4 last rler to a complete agreement bj lie experts committee on the repar itlous question was removed today nd the long outstanding problem of Europes postwar life may be Idered officially settled The Belgians this afternoon ac epted proposals presented by Dr Hjalmar Schacht looking toward solution of the controversial prob em of the redemption of German marks left in Belgium after the war for which Belgium Is demanding 37 annuities of 25000000 marks about With the acceptance of the glans of the German proposal proval of r bodyingtho reparations suggested by Owen D Young chairman now becomes unanimoui and the historic report which must still be submitted to the govern ments concerned for ratification will be signed either on Friday or Saturday No Territory Involved The Belgians accepted the pro cedure proposed in a letter present ed by Dr Schacht yesterday to Mr Young In this letter the German government stated that it had ap lolnted Dr Erwin Rltter a minlste director as its special repres entative to handle the marks ques tion and that he was prepared to open the discussion promptly The German letter suggested immediate negotiations with Belgium whereby the two governments would agree to enter into negotiations on a new Dasis looking to definite settlement of the marks controvcrsyl While accepting tho procedure the Belgians made the express con dition that no territorial considera tions would enter into the conver sations This disposed of that Belgium would cede back to Germany Eupen and Malmedy hottt of which districts she obtained the Treaty of Versailles It was understood however thatl the experts committee report would not become effective until the question was settled between Ger many and Belgium This was in with the expressed Belgian tion that she could not accept any settlement of reparations which dioj not include redemption of the Gcr man marks left in Belgium quently to become valueless Was Last Contented Point Tho reparations exports brouffhj their efforts to solve the reparation problem to a successful issue about 1 oclock this afternoon when TURN TO PAGE 7 COLUMN 0 lBAVK Von HOMK Miss TIsther Cioothvlrv lomcstfc science teacher left for Iior liomn in Clinton where nhe will spend the summer with her parents Douglas Fairbanks Jr and Joari Crawford Honeymoon Is Postponed NEW YORK Junext on the motion picture lots of Holly wood will defer for a time the honeymoon of the screens latest newlyweds Douglas Fairbanks Jr and Joan Crawford Married yesterday at the rectory of at Malachys Roman Catholic church they plan to return to Cali fornia next Tuesday where each nas several screen productions to make this year Upon years schedule completing they said their they would start on a European honcy mon AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen Pa asks the blessin right well most o the time but he dont sound very convincin when we have hash ;