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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 14, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES HOME EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRE8S LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 14 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE FRENCH FLYERS NEARING COAST Soviet Begins Movements Against Northern China RETALIATION IS BELIEVED CAUSE OF WAR ACTION Chinese Commander Ap peals to Nanking for ReEnforcements BULLETIN MOSCOW June 14 Off 1 clal Russian circles today denied that soviet armies had invaded Mongolia T ONDON June 14 UP A dispatch from Peking China to the Daily Express today said soviet Russia had launched war move ments against China Soviet troops were reported already to have crossed the Siberian border and to have established outposts in west ern Manchuria The dispatch said soviet reen forcements were being rushed in special trains over the transSiber ian railway and that Chang Hsueh Liang who has ruled Manchuria since the death of his father Chang TsoLin had sent an urgent appeal to Nanking askingmeasures be tak en to protect the territory The drastic measures were said to iiftf taUatipn of raids by tiie Chl Russian outposts were under stood to have been established at Khailar northwestern Manchuria east of Manchouli Manchurian pro vincial troops were under arms at Algun or Heilunkiang on the River Amur near Blagoveschchehsk northeastern Manchuria with others available at Kirin and Fengtien Khailar is on the railroad across Manchuria to Mukden and Dairen The Express dispatch concluded that outer that section of northern China contiguous to Si beria might be considered diplo matically the ally of Russia The Nanking government was said to have been notified by its consuls in Russia that the consul AVIATORS BRIDE No one on this side of the Atlantic is watching the prog ress of the Yellow Bird more than Mrs Jean Assolant for mer New York chorus girl who married the French flyer after a threeday courtship She asked permission to accompany her the ocean flight but Xotti backer re ates were troops surrounded by Russian Bridge Construction Is Started at Osage OSAGE June has started on the new bridge over the Cedar river on the Sunny Brae golf course south of town The money for the bridge is being raised 1 by voluntary subscriptions and the expense will be about The bridge will be a permanent affair with a span of 220 feet and six piers set so that the bridge will resist the high water In the past a suspension bridge has been used but during each high water period has been washed away IOWA WEATHER Fair Friday night and warm er in northwest and north cen tral portions Saturday partly cloudy Warmer In east and nouth portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Friday Warmest Thursday 61 Coolest in Night 44 At 8 A M Friday 00 One thing is certain Nothing is going to do much growing on such a chilly day as Thursday or such a chilly night as Thursday night The aun was a welcome arrival on the scene Friday morning and the tem perature was doing a rapid ascen sion The rare days of June of which the poet has written may be at hand TO BE SUBJECT OF CONFERENCE VlacDonaldHoover Will Discuss Freedom of the Seas VITASHINGTON June 14 VV question of freedom of seas will probably be Ihe most important problem which Ramsay MacDonald the British prime minister will dis cuss with President Hoover if lie carries out his reported plan to visit the United States This question has been the sub ject of discussions in the senate and in diplomatic gatherings in Europe ever since the war It was one of the questions Sir Austin Chamber lain ths recently retired foreign minister discussed with the British dominions during the passage of notes between London and the do minion capitals on the whole ques tion of AngloAmerican relations and congress while considering the cruiser bill adopted an amendment urging the president to discuss this question with the interested naval powers Related to Arms Cut It is closely related in the minds of many with the problem of naval reduction which the president and MacDonald also will discuss If the latter comes to Washington Some hold that a settlement of na val limitation between the United States and Great Britain would automatically take care of the problem of freedom of the seas as it concerns these two nations but others argue that the later prob lem must be disposed of before na val strength can be discussed effec tively So far as the United States and Great Britain are concerned In this problem both official and diplo matic circles today expressed them selves as of the opinion that a logi cal solution would be a division of TURN TO PAGE 7 COLUMN 2 WOULD LIMIT TARIFF BILL TO FARM PRODUCTS Mew Republican Revolt Against House Act Appears BULLETIN WASHINGTON June14 fP resolution of Senator Borah republican Idaho to confine tho tariff bill in the Bonnto to revision of tho rates on farm products alone was laid before the senate today with prospects of au immediate vote In doubt WASHINGTON June 14 fresh revolt in republican ranks in the senate directed against the tariff bill passed by the house con fronted congress today as it settled down to work on the two principal recommendations of President Hoo ver to the extra re vision and farm alone remain to be acted upon Senator Borah of Idaho who con tended for the export debenture plan of farm relief in opposition to the president gave his party leaders in the senate new cause for concern today with his proposal to put the chamber on record for limitation ol tariff reylslonvtp agricultural anc Ttieiirepublicansenators onthe finance committee alreadyhava de feated a similar motion by Sena tor King democrat Utah which won the support of the democrats on the committee It was then that Borah put the proposal before the senate and It was recognized as the principal before that chamber oday with prospects of consider able support from the republican in dependents and democrats who lined up against the president on deben tures Meanwhile the farm relief meas ure was back in the hands of a joint conference committee today with the house on record for the first TURN TO PAGE 7 COLUMN 1 To Be Presidential Candidate Algona Boy Ran Away to Escape Licking ALGONA June au thorities who had been searching all night returned Jackie Jones 6 year old son of Mr and Mrs James Jones to his home here yesterday morning The child had been miss Ing since about 4 oclock Wednes day afternoon Jackla said he was running away from home to escape punishment which he expected to be inflicted upon him AMES POLICE HOLD SUSPECT Buffalo N Y Man Believed to Have Knowledge of 2 Ohio Murders AMES June 14 belief hat Albert Jacob Wetzel 38 Buf alo N Y may have knowledge of wo unsolved murders in Toledo Dhv was expressed by police hero today Wetzel is held here on charges of vagrancy and of enter ing a house with Intent to commit an unlawful act Chief of police Cure received in formation from Bowling Green Ohio that a lunatic escaped from an asylum there shortly before the Toledo slayings Wetzel who police believe to be insane has mentioned Toledo and claims to havelived In the neigh borhood In which the murders were committed The man was arrested on Tuesday after he had held Betty Bates 13 daughter of Mr and Mrs Dewey Bates a prisoner in the Bates home for two hours Forcing his way Into the home when he found the girl alone Wetzel police said compelled her to prepare a meal and held her prisoner until he waa frightened away HOUSE PASSES BILL DEBENTURE NOT INCLUDED Senate Expected to Give Speedy Approval to New Measure BULLETIN WASHINGTON Juno 14 m Tho senate late this after noon passed the revised confer ence farm bill minus the dc henture proposal Tho house had previously acted upon it Tho measure now goes to tho president OnenIt Young New York chairman of thoboard of General Electric coming homo from the reparations conference hailed as tho man who saved tiie day has been mentioned by some eastern papers ns a possible democratic presidential nominee in 1982 He declared for Al Smith In 1028 FOREST CITYAN1 CADET CAPTAIN Gunderson Appointment Is Announced at West Point VENTURA GIRL CHQSEWEN Charlotte Skene Elected in Elimination Contest of 4H Girls AMKS June 14 Char lotte Skcne 17 of Ventura Cerro Gordo county was chosen queen of Iowa 4H club girls yesterday in an elimination contest held at the sec end annual convention at Iowa State college Miss Skene has served In various offices in her local club in addition to being county president and county music chairman She also has won honors as a demonstrator on comity teams She waa to be crowned queen at the climax of the pageant Fam ous Women and Girls of History last evening on the campus More than SOO girls participated Preaches Equal Rights The principle of democracy is as applicable to the state of matrimony as to the state which controls votes Miss Nellie Lee Holt of Stephens college Columbus Mo told the club girls yesterday afternoon in preach ing the doctrine of equal rights anc privileges for women If you go into matrimony nizing thatyouand your husband are partners you will be in step with the best order of things in which our world is she continued Farm girls in the future must learn to adapt themselves to changing conditions which will give them more leisure time Miss Holt de clared The use you make of this time will determine what your lives will be Closed lit Noon The convention was scheduled to close at noon today following the installation of new officers and the awarding of honors The state orchestra and harmon ica band which have practiced to gether for the fitt time since com ing to the convention made their intitial appearance this morning The girls also elected Alberta Hoppo of Cedar Rapids state presi dent Margaret Evans of Mahaska county vice president Lillian Berry of Jefferson county secretary and Nellie Mann of Dallas county his torian Crowd Gathers at Le Bourget to Greet Flyers June 14 Farm legislation passed thru one of the final steps of its congres sional journey with house approval oday of the revised conference re port eliminating the export deben uro proposition from the measure The farm bill now goes to the senate where in view of the house vote against the debenture it is ex pected to receive speedy approval If this Is forthcoming the meas ure probably will be sent to the white house before nightfall as sen ate action will complete work at the capitol The debentureless bill waa ap provedearlier in tjjo day by the joint senate and house conference committees Immediately after the house action the bill formally was trans mitted to the senate and Chairman McNary of tho agriculture com mittee had it made the order of business with an early vote in pros pect E BOURGET France June 14 crowd numbering at least 1000 assembled by midafter noon to await the Yellow Bird at the famous Le Bourget flying field where Col Charles A Lindbergh made hia dramatic landing two years ago on his epochmaking New YorktoParls hop A hundred police reinforced the regular guards and cleared the field early in anticipation of a great throng to greet tho French flyers The field will be guarded this eve ning by a largo force of additional policemen Tho thirtyfourth regi ment of aviation will also throw a cordon around the landing place up on which search lights will be trained as a guide to the eagerly waited airmen There was frank doubt among he aviation experts however If he plane could reach here In one op Madame Lotti mother of Armeno otti radio operator of the Yellow Bird got so nervous waiting for ews of her son this afternoon that he refused to stay in town any onger and came here with her hua iand and friends intending to stay until the Yellow Bird comes in M Lotti said he was quite calru iut added I wish it were over WEST POINT N Y June It has been announced here that Cadet C H Gunderson of Forest City Iowa has been appointed a cadet captain at the United States military academy Announcement of the new appointments to fill va cancies left by the 299 members of the graduating class wns made at graduation exercises yesterday SLAYER GIVEN DEATH PENALTY Henry Colin Campbell Is Sentenced to Die Week of July 15 ELIZABETH N J June 14 Henry Colin Campbell 01 year old bigamist and former lowan today waa under sentence to die in the electric chair for the torch slaying of his mail order bride Mrs Mil dred Mowry Convicted of murder in the first degree by a jury that de liberated four hours he was sen tenced by Judge Clarence E Case to die the week of July 15 Campbell at one time was a a year advertising man His wife Mrs Rosclca Campbell at tempted to rush to his side as he was led away She swooned The body of Mrs Mowry a 58 year old widow of Greenville Pa was found aflamo near Cranford N on Feb 23 last She had been shot thru the head and her body drenched with gasoline Campbell confessed the crime He said he had become acquainted with he widow by an advertisement he lad inserted in a matrimonial paper She later entrusted her savings of to him and they were mar ried In Elkton Md He killed her on the way back from Elkton During the trial it was brot out that Campbell after losing his 525000 position in Chicago suffered reverses that extended for the last 15 years He admitted serving prison terms in California and New York for embezzlement Receivership Hearing for Paper Postponed DES MOINES June 14 Hearing of the petition for receiver ship filed in district court by a group of employes of the Dea Moines Herald has been postponed until Saturday QUIZ WOMAN IN FOUR DEATHS Mother Denies Poisoning Any Members of Her Family BELAIR Maryland June 11 UP Mrs HaUle Stone of Havre dc Grace collapsed today in Jail here after having been arrested unc questioned several hours last night about the death of her son George and other deaths in the family ii the last four years Mrs Stones arrest followed a preliminary report from Baltimore chemists that the organs of George Stone which they had been analyz ing were those of a person who had died from poisoning To county authorities and Baltl more detectives and later to report ers she denied having poisoned George another son Edgar her hus band Edward Stone and his moth er Mrs Emma Stone all of whose deaths had been mentioned in the investigation of Georges death on June 4 FOBGER TO 15 YEAR TERM Emrnctsburg Man Starts on Journey to Fort Madison ESTHERVILLE June Hayes of Enimelsbiug is now being taken to the state penitentiary at Fort Madison lo servo 15 years fol lowing decision by lutlge Davidson at Emmctsburg Tuesday afternoon on a charge of uttering a false in strument County Attorney William S Johnston had Information which showed that Hayes hnd forged a check for at the Curtis Lar son store in Maple Hill i Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS June Have you been reading about the disgraceful way the senates been carrying on lately YouF 5 know our old forefath crs that laid out the time that our c o n g r ess waa lo meet knew some thing They al ways held con gress in cool weather Tie knew a senatoi couldnt stand Tip under the heat and hn position too WILL When hot weather nils him unl only his body but his brain per spires and the discharge from both is equally useless This has been a great lesson to Mr cr If he held office as long is Queen Victoria he would never call cm again when tiie thermo meter is high Yours WILL KILLER LOWMAN CLAIMS Treasury Says Federa Agent Has Perfect Deft rense TITASHINGTON June 14 VV sistant Secretary Lowman o he treasury announced today tha R J White the customs patrolman who shot Henry Virkkula near In ternational Falls Minn last Satur day night was acting within hi authority under the law and has a perfect defense Lowman said that if White wep Indicted his case would be trans ferreci to the United States court and added that newspaper account of the shooting were highly colored The assistant secretary said em phatically the treasury had no in tcntion of disarming customs pa trolinen and said that should con gross pass a law disarming them i would in effect repeal the tarif laivs The same rule he continued hold good with prohibition agents and to disarm them would nullify the elgtj tcenth amendment The statement issued by the as sistant secretary did not make pub lic details of the official report of the Virkkula shooting by Assistant Collector of Customs Linderherg at Dulyth Minn MIGHT LAND IN PORTUGAL FOR SUPPLY OF GAS aring Trio Is Reported Within 200 Miles of European Coast IiUIJETlN NEW YORK Tuno 14 The International Telephone anil Telegraph company nounccd today that It hod re ceived word over its commercial cables at p ni that the French transAtlantic piano Yellow Bird was 200 miles off Iho Portuguese const and Hint it planned to Innd for refueling in Portugal and to continue to Paris tomorrow International T mid T offi cials said tho information came to them from their Paris office and that they did lint know whoro that office got its infor nmtlon altlio they believed It might have got it from the Azores By THE ASSOCIATED TRESS WIRELESS reports from two ocean steamers today Indicated hat the transAtlantic monoplane Yellow Bird was faring well on JtB air road from the United States to France Tho French line steamer Niagara reported that at 6 a m New York time it was in communication with tho plane and that all was well Three hours later the Cunarder La conia picked up the plane by radio and received the same encouraging The Niagara was between SOO and 400 miles northeast of tho Azores when she spoke to the Yellow Bird and the Laconia was 700 mlies northeast o fthe Islands when she raised the plane No Position Given In neither Instance did the Yel low Bird give her position and as it has a radio range of 600 miles its position could not be accurately charted from tho positions of tho steamers But an earlier report from the French liner Rochambcau had said the plane had decided to take the southern route by way of the Azorea and Portugal so it was supposed that was somewhere between the Azores and the mainland when she communicated with tho Niagara and the Laconia The Yellow Bird told the Rocham bcau that it was taking the course because of an unexpected high rate of gasoline consumption From the fact that it made no mention of Its fuel supply in its communication hours later to the Niagara and La conia It waa assumed that a re check of the tanks had been reas suring COURSE CHANGED Stench Bombs Hurled at Twin City Banker and Contractor Homes MINNEAPOLIS June 14 Stench bombs Improvised with milk bottles and an offensive chemical were hurled into the homes of E W Decker and C F Haglin Wednesday nEht police have been informed Mr Decker is president of the Northwestern National bank and tho Northwest Ban corporation and Mr Haglin is vice president of the Hag lin Contracting firm which is erect Ing a new building for the bank The work is being dona on an open shop basis resulting in labor difficulties The Decker home was unoccupied when the bomb was hurled thru a window but Hagllns mother and sister were at home Neither of the women was injured Little damage was done In either attack The bomb attacks were coupled by police with the defacingof lhe Uand tower by what appeared to bo acid ilains last night This building also Is being constructed by the Hnglin company CORRESPONDENT WANTED Live and reliable correspondent wanted at Britt Anyone desiring the position should address the managing editor GlobcCazctte Mason City NEW YORK June 14 The steamer Rochambcau reported to the French line today that tha transAtlantic monoplane Yellow Bird had changed its course to head for the Azores and the Portuguese coast The message from the Rocham beau was received at 2 oclock this morning and was somewhat In gar TO PAGE 7 COLUMN 5 AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Ella wanted me to send tiiat old black taffeta in the missionary box but its foolish to give away black clothes with Pas bronchitis botherin him like it is ;