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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 7, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES HOME EDITION VOL XXXV CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASEDWIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 71929 WORLD FINANCIERS UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 207 House With DEBENTURE MAY BE REVIVED IN SENATE DEBATE Iowa Stands to Lose 2 Seats in Congress by House Vote BULLETIN WASHINGTON June 7 The house today without a ord vote approved tho confer ence report on the farrh relief which tho export de benture plan has been efimin ated June 7 gress today was confronted with the relatively simple but yet difficult task of completing work on two major legislative undertak ings which have been marked thru out much of their progress with bit ter controvery and sharp political clashes The house having passed the cen susreapportionment bill back to the seriate with only minor changes re quiring adjustment after extricating itself from the alien exclusion and force bill amendment controv ersies was called upon to consider the revised farm relief proposal worked outafter lengthy negotia tionswith the senate i Ci No Argument Likely mCl ii little of Yankee Lineup for a Month NEW YORK June 7 Babe Ruth ill his wife and bride of less thantwo months told the Associated Press today when asked about published reports that the homerun king would be out of the Yankee lineup for at least a month dup to a weakened heart Mrs Ruth reached by telephone declined to see any interviewers or to go into details about the Babes illness she saidRuth was sleeping and she refused to disturb him Referred to Doetor Any comment as to his condition will have to come from Dr King the attending Ruth said Atthe office of the Yankees It was declared no report had been made by Dr King and that nothing waa known about the seriousness of Babes condition According to the Evening World Ruth is suffer ing from a stubborn lung condition and has overtaxed his heart The apartment was closely guarded nobody being permitedto o near the Ruthsuite Pretty Sick Man NEW YORK Juno 7 Evening World says today that an overtaxed and weakened heart wilt seep Babe Ruth putof the Yank ees lineup for at least a monthand possibly for the remainder of the of this plan of farm relief from thj legislation Chairman Haugen of the house conference committee was ready to move for quick action on the report immediately after the convening of the chamber today and Chairman McNary of the senators expecting house approval without delay was prepared to bring it before the sen ate as soon as it could dispose of the contest over the effort to bring the administration proposal for re peal of the national origins provis ion of the immigration act He and other administration sup porters in the debenture controversy saw no way to avoid several days of discussion but they were confident that the revised bill would be ap proved and sent to the president by the middle of next week No Amendments on BUI The censusreapportionment bilt providing for the taking of the 1830 population count and reallotment of the seats of the house among the states went back to the senate with no amendments necessary That was obviated by the house leaders in getting the alien exclu sion bill amendments TURN TO PAGK 2 COLUMN 1 gVJagjf IOWA FORECAST Mostly cloudy Friday night and Saturday probably showers extreme south portion cooler Friday night in south central and extreme southeast portions slightly warmer Saturday in ontrcnst and east central por lions v LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 2i hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Friday Warmest Thursday 7S Coolest in Night 52 At S A M Friday 53 Rainfall 04 Clouds arrived on the scene Thursday and prevented the mer cury from reaching the heights to which it seemed consigned In the early morning From the 8 oclock s m temperature of 70 there a nse of only 8 degrees 1 degree lower than the maximum of the previous day Friday opened cloudy with a resumption of the rain which fell about midnight one of the possi bilities of the situation PACT Bill Passed Turns to Farm Relief Babe Rutk Seriously 111 Heart Is Weakened Homefun King May Be and hechas been refused perhjissidn to attend Tjase ball games V No Interviewers The paper says Ruths doctor has been visiting him two or three times each night The exact nature of tho illness will not be known for a few days or until Dr King theYankees physician turns in his report to the club management Newspaper men and most of the visitors are refused interviews and social calls at Ruths Riverside drive apartment partly because of the excitement and party because of a desire to keep his present con dition secret GASS COUNTY VOTES PAVING Proposition for Million and Half Bond Issue Carried 5 to 2 ATLANTIC June 7 a 5 to 2 majority Cass county voters yesterday approved a bond issue for primary road im provement With a vote only one third of nor mal the final count was 2815 to 147 Paving planned with the funds in cludes No 32 from Atlantic to Adair county No 71 from Atlantic south to the Griswold road andNo 2 from Massena west The program does not call for paving No 32 clear across the coun ty but officials hope passage of a state bond issue will provide for that improvement MOVES TO AID N PROHIBITION CHANGE BEGUN Congress Ready to Ap point Committee to Help President WASHINGTON June 7 hibition today was once again a major subject of consideration iu the legislative and executive branches of the government Moves were already under way at the capitol to comply with President Hooversrequest for appointment of a joint congressional committee to join with administrative groups al ready at work on the preparation of legislation for the reorganization and unification as far as possible of prohibition enforcement machinery in the department of justice He1 wans to see such legislation enacted at the regular Cession of congress which begins in One of the agencies which will cooperate with that committee the presidents new national commission forlaw observanceand enforcemehti istratibtt of jtzfe prohibition laws ana etlfctieiirvr0se departmen become the jSrin cip aUenf orcemeiit agency under tha administration plan Study Crime Statistics They were the first to be heaid in the commissions contemplated enforcement and observance pre enfrocement and observance pre senting their views behind closed doors atthe opening session of its second which was con fronted today with a study of crime statistics presented by the attorney general The presidents message drawing congress servance into his program enf o re erne ntob disclosed that thru his cabinet members and the interdepartmental committee whicli was organized some time ago to make a preliminary study of the situation the administration was al ready prepared with a fairly com prehensive plan for the complicated task of transferring enforcement machinery to1 the justice depart ment The first move of congress to fit into the program followed quickly on the receipt of the presidents message with the introducation oE a resolution by Senator Jones repub lican VSashlngton adry leader to provide foe the appointment of committee of three senators and four representatives to work out the comprehensive legislative program TURN 10 PAGE 2 COLOTtN 4 Would Keep Boys on Farm SYDNEY Australia June 7 The government of New South Wales has adopted the Junior Farm ers club movement to check the drift from farm to city The move ment aims to keep farmers sons and daughters on the farms Telephone operators in Bombay speak six languages and are able we assume to give the wrong num berin them Report er Officer Suspended for I site MAY FIGURE IN MacDONALDS CABINET Among those appointed to the Ramsay MucDonald cabinet in Igngland were Arthur Henderson above right minister for foreign affairs Phillin Snowden left below Others regarded as certain for cabinet posts arc Viscount Chclmsford above center secretary of state for India Sir John Sankey above left lord high chancellor nnd IVIiss Margaret Bondflcld left center believed sure to be given a post Premier Names Snowden Chancellor of Exchequer to Move for Im mediate Reduction of Naval Arms HOOSIER DIES IN MADHOUSE FIGHT Former South Bend City Clerk Candidate Is Shot to Death SOinH BEND Ind June 7 Mi Edward J Blankert 41 politician and cigar store operator of Mish awaka was shot and killed early today in a road house near Mish awaka The slayer escaped Several women and a companion of the victim Marvin Kramer 24 Terre Haute auto salesman were taken into custody The prisoners asserted that three Elkhart attor neys wure in the roadhouse when a free for all fight started which ended in the shooting Blankert was candidate for the democratic nomination forcity clerk of Mishawaka in the pri mary GOOD TO TALK AT RIPON m Republicans Gather to Ob serve Founding of G 0 P RIPON TV is June 7 automobile airplane and special train republicans of the nation came to Ripon today to celebrate the seventyfifth birthday of their party Most of the ceremonies attendant upon this seventyfifth anniversary are scheduled for Saturday but many republicans came a day early o renew acquaintances and inspect the town that played such an portant part in their partys his tory A frame schoolhouse drew the at tention of all the early arrivals Threefourths of a century ago it served as a meeting place for the men who gave the party its name and who agreed to abandon their old political faiths for an organiza tion that would be In greater har mony with the times The school louse saved from decay by a group of Ripon republicans stands on the Ripon college campus Today the normal 5000 popula ion had swelled to more than twice that number and Saturday more ban 20000 are expected to be here The natural amphitheater where Secretary of War James W Good will deliver the main address of the celebration lias been filled with temporary bleachers Herbert an elephant from What Cheer Iowa is to lead tho parade LINDYS YACHT GOING EAST Mouette May Be Heading for Failure in Crime Probe Charge Captain With Neglift gence in Investigating Patty Murder LOS ANGELES June 7 lice Captain James Bean head of the Los Angeles homicide squad today was under suspension for ap parent negligence in the investiga tion of the slaying of Mrs Virginia Patty formerly of Sioux City Iowa and in failure to arrest William L Tallman radio man suspect Deputy Chief James Lyons who announced the veteran investigators suspension last night said Bean had been in possession of Tallmans name and description and had been informed of his whereabouts four hours before he sailed from San Pedro Cal aboard the steamer Admral Benson last Tuesday Tallman who had bcea held a prisoner in his locked stateroom was missing when the ship docked at San Francisco Wednesday night Captain of Detectives Al Slaten who took over direction of the in vestigation succeeding Bean an nounced adidtional clews which he said pointed to Tallman as the slay er These included L Tallman and W C Johnson the register at Tallmana hotel and at the rooming house where Mrs Pattys body was found in a clothes closet Comparison of the signatures showed sufficient similarity Slaten said to establish they had been written by the same person W C Johnson was the name investi gators said they found Tallman had assumed in his recent association with Mrs Patty whom he first mot a year ago v PORTLAND Maine June 7 The motor cruiser Mouette with Col Charles A Lindbergh and his bride the former Anne Morrow aboard was going east along the Maine coast today It was thot the boat might be heading for the island of North Haven and the summer home ot Mrs Lindberghs father Ambassa dor Dwight W Morrow The cruiser made York harbor last night and Colonel Lindbergh took on supplies sufficient to run him to North Haven about 100 miles up the coast Germany will pay 58808000000 cash or including interest 000000 extending over 50 years War ig also financially what Sher man said it Journal QUARREL CAUSE OF TWO DEATHS Davenport Man Shoots Sis terinlaw Slays Wife Then Himself DAVENPORT June 7 R Fisher 38 Davenport police offi cer shot his wife Mrs Anna Fisher and his sisterinlaw Mrs Claude Wilson of Salt Lake City and then shot himself thru the head dyinj instantly Mrs Wilson died shortly after being taken to a hospital Mrs Fisher is in a critical condi tion today from bullet wounds in her head and right shoulder Attend ing physicians state that recovery is doubtful Coroner J D Cantwell announced today that the shooting was the re sult of jealousy over what Fisher considered to be unfaithfulness on the part of his wife and the belief that his was influenc ing MH Fislier to turn against hn and defraud Fisher out of his claims to property left by the will of Hen ry C Nielson Fishers fatherinlaw LONDON June 7 of the composition of the new labor cabinet of Prime Minister Ramsay MacDoaald was disclosed today m official labor quarters Five appointments were1 listed as ertain They were J H Thomas lord privy seal a post which will allow him to be min ster in charge of unemployment He was secretary of state for the colonies in the former MacDonaltl government Arthur Henderson minister for foreign affairs who was home sec retary in the first labor govern ment and has been president of tho labor and socialist international since 1926 N Phillip Snowden chancellor of tho exchequer replacing Winston Churchill He will hold again hia post in the first MacDonald govern ment John R Clymes home secretary lord privy seal in the 1929 govern jnent George Lansbury first commis sioner of public works formerly edi tor of the Daily Herald chief labor organ In addition these three appoint ments were regarded as virtually certain Sir John Sankey to lord high chancellor giving up his life time post of lord justice of appeal William Allen Jowitt K C attor ney general He was elected mem ber of parliament from Preston as a TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 6 Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal June best inconspicuous hu mor of the week comes out of Washington as x usual The isb ambassador says no more liquor will bo shipped in while he is there Now here is the catch he didnt say this until after his side had lost the e 1 e c t i o n at J home which means that he will soon be out ydeWILL blaring this he gets the next in bad by having set a precedent and incidentally not being en tirely destitute of sustenance during the remainder of his short stay because there is pnpugh on hand by economizing to last Di plomacy is a great thing if it wasnt transparent Yours WILL ROGERS RUTHVEN MAN DROWNS IN LAKE Score of Men Still Seeking Body of Hans Ming at Lost Island RUTHVEN June 25 men this morning were still seeldng the body of Hans Ming 27 Ruth ven farmer who was drowned off Babcocks Point in Lost Island lake north of here abput midnight Ming was standing up in the boat fishing far out from shore when he fell out of the boat according to the story told by a small boy who was with him on the trip The boy re ported that he saw the body or Ming in the water once then vowed rapidly to shore for help When rescuers started for the place where Mings body was last seen the boy was unable to remem ber since it was dark even the ap proximate place where Ming went down This fact made the work of recovering the body the more diffi cult This morning the search wns still going on Because oC the depth of the water in the vicinity of 16 feet a call was sent to Eslherville for more equipment Ming leaves a wife and four chil dren CASE FAILS TO MAKE CHARGES AGAiNSTPUK T w 6H our Goriferen ce Brings No Evidence of Payments CHICAGO June 7 feeling relief mingled with contin ued vigilance existed in the Big Ten conference today following the fail ure of CoachEverett Case of Frank fort Ind high school to make ex pected sensational charges of pro selyting and subsidizing athltes against Purdue and other member institutions Case came here yesterday re ported to be ready to tell Maj John L Griffith Big Ten athletic sioner of the activities of other schools who were as guilty as Iowa in the matter of hiring ath letes Blade No Charges After a two hour conference with Case however Major Griffith an nounced that the Frankfort coach had made no charges against Pur due or any other school but had come to Chicago to learn who had linked his name with the Iowa case Case had been charged with hav ing sent members of his Indiana high school basketball championship team to Iowa in exchange for teach ers credits following the summer school session of 1927 Casedenied this and said the athletes in ques tion Doyal Plunkett and Bob TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 1 OSAGE TESTING CASE APPEALED Attorneys for Defense Oppose Kepler Decision i in Supreme Court i OSAGE June appeal was filed here today from the decision of Judge M H Kepler Northwood de claring tho state antituberculin test law unconstitutional by defense attorneys H H Matt and L D Pre wilt of Omge and Assistant Attor ney General Earl F Wisdom The case will now go to the Iowa supreme court as it was expected it would when Judge Keplers revolu tionary decision was announced The defense had previously intimated the opinion that much of the testimony accepted by Judge Kepler 1n the course of the trial wasinsufficiently substantiated and not to be consid ered as evidence A case similar to the Mitchell county one in which 140 farmers received an injunction to prevent the state from testing their herds is being tried In the district court JiL Waterloo Nearly 400 farmers arc concerned in the latter case GERMANY MUST PAY BILLIONS OVER 59 YEARS Next Step in Reparations Is Up to Govern ments The details of the lions settlement are on page 2 PARIS June 7 report liquidating the long con troversial reparations problem that has troubled the peace of Europe for the past 10 years was signed at the Hotel George V today The signatures to the histotio document which fixes the payments that Germany must make to the al lied creditors for the next 59 ycaw were affixed at p in a m central standard time It had been planned to sign tho report at 5 p m Paris time 10 a m central time but aa it was Almost that hour when tho last miti te polishing had been completed he signing did not take place until 50 pm Up to Governments With the long four months ncgo iations that at times threaened to reak down now definitely settled he next step was up to the govern nents involved with ratification of he experts recommendations being lecessary as well as complete plans or working out the details By the settlement the German ex jerts gave their approval to the an nuities suggested by Owen Dt Young American financial expert whose unceasing labors to lind socie sort of an agreement at length had been crowned with success From now until 1989 years after the start of Germany by the terms of todays agreement must hand over to hei creditors in money and goods almost 100000000000 marks or nearly The plan signed this afternoon will bear the name of Owen D Young It will replace tho Dawcs 5lan It was signed by financiers rom the United States Great Brit ain France Belgium Italy Japan and Germany At p m 100 journalists were ushered into the tea room and the signing began almost immediately thereafter Wheii the signing had ended the floodlights were put on he delegates and they went thru the motions again for the benefit of the cameras Adjourns Conference It was a few minutes after O oclock before the signing had com pletely ended Mr Young as chair man of the conference made a short address and two minutes later ad journed the conference which for four months had struggled to find a solution of the difficult question I congratulate you on the suc cessful completion of your work which has not been done in secrecy but in the way that wise business phould be done The plan reflects the best Judgment of the confer ence said Mr Young It has been accomplished not by governments but by business peo ple working in the open and making their activities known thru tho modern press with Its wonderful facilities for world wide communi cation Is there any further business No Then the conference stands ad journed without day While preparations were bains TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN S AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I was glad to see F 3 cousin Silas but I got busy fixin supperan foigofc to take my beat sheets off o tlie company bed ;