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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 19, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas BAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITYj DAILY TIMES OL XXXV CENTS JPBR COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRB REPORT HOME EDITION WEDNESDAY JUNE 191929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 217 FT DODGF GAS COMPANY FINED Envoy Would Leave De tails of Reduction Up to Diplomats Texts of the Danes and Mac Donald Speeches are on page 18 f ONDON June 19 foun elation of an international confer ence on naval reduction has been laid in speeches last night here and at Lossiemouth Scotland by Am bassador Charles G Dawes and Prime MlnistcrRamsay MacDonald v The speeches left in doubt tte i next move to bring about the con ference In one sense they were couched in general terms but In an other they left no question as to the imminence of negotiations for naval disarmament lii which every nation concerned might share General Dawes attacked the prac tice of leaving the naval disarma tnent problem up to naval experts whose prior interest he charged was naval maintenance rather than nav al reduction Rose From Poverty The prime ministers address was made before the Lossismouth town In the same Scottish town fn which he was born ind which leaaersli Ip Vaiid twice to the Britishnation V to the worldwide purpose of what are known As the Anglo American conversations he said I hope that neither the large states nor the small ones will have any doubt that they are not exclusive they are inclusive The mighty republic across the a trustee Atlantic will enter into no Euro pean entanglements and alliances no one ought to suspect that will decline to serve the common erests of peace and democracy are obstacles to be surmount ed Offering interests to be recon ciled some historical inheritances to be soothed and rivalries which are legitimate to be confined to their proper channels Addresses Pilgrims Society Tho ambassadors speech was made before the Pilgrims society 400 of Britains social and political elite assembling He contended that naval reduc tion was the logical sequence to the Kellogg antiwar treaties and he mentioned the huge financial bur den carrying out of present naval building programs would inflict upon nations saying that the au thorized contemplated naval pro gram of the United States alone HOLD PRIESTS SLAYER Associated Press Photo John Glra is held for the slaying of the Jlcv Nicholas Broramenschenkel Catholic priest at Wtnona Minn amounts to 51170800000 He then went into the roles plaje3 by financial experts in the reparations and similar conferences and developed the proposition that whereas they were necessary to the success of those conferences they would impair rather than abet TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMX 2 HONEYMOON IS ENDED LINDY BACK TO WORK lyer Soon Will Inspect Transcontinental Air Lines for 3 Weeks UEW YORK June ig at an endpal Irindberghwaa backial vork today His first professional engagement ince his marriage to Anne Spencer ilorrow May 27 was at Mitchell ield to observe the opening flight ests for the 150000 prizes offered for the safest aircraft by the Dan iel Guggenheim fund for the promo tion of aeronautics of which he is trustee Colonel Lindbergh and his bride brot their honeymoon trip to a closa yesterday when the famous flyer tied his motor cruiser Mouette to a dock at Sands Point Long Island His return was as secret as the departure of the Mouette three weeks ago The newly married cou ple had been cruising along Long Island Sound and the New England coast for days before their where abouts became known After observing the safety testa Colonel Lindbergh is expected to make a three weeks tour of the transcontinental Air transport line which will take him to the Pacific coast He is technical adviser for the line His motor yacht was piloted back to its berth at Bayonne N J by Irwln Chase manager of the com pany that built it After Inspecting the craft Chase praised Colonel Lindberghs seamanship and skill aa a small boat pilot Colonel Lind berghs plane which has been at Schenectady N Y since it was flown there the day after his mar riage WBJ taken back to Curtiss field yesterday BOTH HOUSES WILL ADJOURN UNTIL AUTUMN IOWA FORECAST Fair Wednesday night sllght j ly warmer In northwest and central poritions Thursday un j settled LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Wednesday Warmest Tuesday 83 degrees Coolest In Night 55 degrees At 8 A M Weddaj 7B degrees Tuesday was the fourth consecu tive day with a maximum tempera ture above 80 and Wednesday was to be the fifth It was evi dent at 8 oclock when the tempera ture lacked only 4 degrees of that mark This is the warmest sustained of the season The urge in nature to grow was never more evi dent ANTISMITHITES NAVE NOMINEES Group Seeking to Wrest Vir ginia Control From Democrats ROANOKE Va June 19 With nominees in the field for gov ernor and attorney general and pro visions made to cooperate with oth er states where similar groups might desire to make the break with he democrats party permanent Virginia antiSmith democrats to day looked to the republican con Tariff Legislation Will Be Taken Up After Vacation TI7ASHINGTON June 19 VV Congress will start a summer recess tonight preparatory to fin ishing up the last and perhaps the most controversial of the recom mendations placed before It by Pres ident Hoover tariff revision The senate will return August 19 when the finance committee prom tees to have completed its revision of the house tariff bill The house with its workall over except the negotiation of an adjustment with the senate on the tariff will re main in recess until September 23 when it hopes the senate will be thru with the bill But senate leaders concede that is an optim istic hope Takes Breathing Spell The extra session convened two months ago to redeem the repub lican campaign pledge of farm re lief will take its breathing spell with three or the other four propos als recommended by him enacted into farm relief measureand the combined census and reappor ttonrnent legislation y btiec immigration quota turned down by the senate The senate also gave the adminis tration considerable worry in the farm relief contest twice insisting over the presidents strong objec tion on the export debenture plan as a part of that legislation Simi lar and more extensive disagree ments are expected by many to de velop during the tariff discussion Republicans Divided The break between the president and two of his outstanding preelec lion Borah of Idaho and Brookhart of on the debenture issue has empha sized the division within the re publican majority in the senate Efforts will be concentrated when the senate reassemble on passage of the tariff bill before the regular session opens In December but among many other obstacles tho debenture dispute will have to be settled again The plan already has been placed before the senate as an amendment to the tariff bill by Senator Norris Republican Ne braska and other members are olannlng similar proposals designed to reduce the opposition of the house The closing hours today were ded icated by Senator Watson of Indi ana republican leader chiefly to consideration of pending nomina tions and wind vip speeches Dawes MacDojubd Open Way for New Arms Conference LONDON SOCIAL POLITICAL ELITE HEAR AMERICAN Police Quiz Doctor in Coed Murder Mystery Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS June Brisbane was right It turns out now that my 14yearold stowaway was 40 years old weight 200 pounds and wag hid in the pilots seat ana the only persons that didnt know he waa stow away i n g on there was the United States senate and my seK They talk about Ameri cans being the champions for WILL ROGER publicity but none ever paid as high for it as those three Freuch I men I still claim they had ar rived in Paris without him they would have gotten more space than to arrive in Spain with him unless he was awfully good com pany Tours WILL ROGERS P I entertain ismy business who Mrs Hoover en tertains is her business vention in Richmond 26 for support of their effort to wrest con trol of the state government from the democrats Dr William Moscley Brown the Washington and Lee professor nom inated for governor by the anti Smith democrats in state convention tiere yesterday Is known to have the support of several of the most active leaders In state organization the republican The antiSmith convention failed to nominate a candidate for lieuten ant governor In a 6000 word platform demand ing the resignation of Chairman Raskob of the democratic national committee and repudiation of state leaders the antfSmith democrats outlined their views at length on state issues Eastern Heat Wave Causes Many Deaths By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A withering heat wave which has leld the eastern states In Its grip or the last six days continued un abated today with temperatures running from one to seven degrees higher than at the same hours yes terday Numerous deaths and pros trations have been reported In New York and the metropoli tan area which experienced the hot test weather of the summer yester day at 93 degrees the mercury In dicated still higher altitude would be made before the day was over At 7 a m the thermometer regis tered 80 in New York City New Jersey which reported six deaths fro mthe heat yesterday ex pected still higher records today In Newark autfioritles issued a warn ing to citizens to use water spar ingly as danger of a shortage exists Some New England cities reported higher temperatures today The mercury registered at 84 degrees in Philadelphia at 8 a m At the same hour it WRS 36 at Flagstaff Ariz the lowest Htimboldt Child Given Sernm HUMBOLDT June a pre caution against lockjaw tetanus serum was given to Keith Nichols small son of County Agent H H Nichols after the lad had stepped upon a nail which entered hia foot 1 Every available detective in Columbus Ohio has reen pressed into service In efforts to solve tho mystery of the slaying of Miss Tiieora Hix right Ohio State university cocd whoso haltered body found on a rifle rnnge near Columbus by two boys Milton Miller lower left andFniil Krumlaiif right Police have been grilling two members of tho university facultyono of whom Dr James H Snook pollen say has admitted occupying a room with Miss Hix on several occasions as mnn and nife Dr Snook mar ried anjMhe father of a child presented what police declare is a perfect alibi as to Ms whereabouts on the night of tho murder He is shown left above QUAKES ROCK NEW ZEALAND Fear Felt for Residents of Small Town Communica tion Cut Off WELLINGTON New Zealand June 18 earthquakes were felt today in Murchison and Takaka counties both of which were hard hit in tremors earlier this week Considerable anxiety wag felt as to the fate of the town of Lyell containing 2000 persons which was reported greatly damaged and from which no news was available Airplanes tried in vain to sight the town due to bad visibility All roads leading to it were blocked The postmaster at Westpbrt re ported minor earth shocks were con tinuing there with less frequency but said there were four severe shocks between 1 a m and 2 a m The postoffice was damaged fur ther manufacturers and dealers in other lines needed for the business Braves Score 7 in Fourth to Defeat Robins BOSTON June 19 big inning the fourth in which seven runs were scored enabled the Braves to defeat the Robins 8 to 4 here today inthe first game of n doubleheader Harvey Hendrick hit a homer in the ninth with one on Score by Brooklyn Boston Brooklyn 010 000 8 1 000 700 12 0 Ju Clark A Moore Bal lou and Deberry Smith and Leggett Attorney Generals Office to Prosecute Clinton Police Chief DES MOINES June 19 sistant Attorney General Earl Wis dom today was assigned by Attorney General John Fletcher to prosecute the ouster petition filed in Clinton yesterday against Chief of Police James Sloppy Wisdom made public the com plaint against Sloppy which alleges that the chief is guilty of willful misfeasance malfeasance and non feasance and of habitual and wilful neglect to perform the duties of his office such that he should be re moved therefrom 140 ARRESTED IN RUM PLOT Gang Organized to Label Bootleg Whisky as For eign Product NEW YORK June 0 hundred forty individuals and firms were under federal indictment today accused of participating in a nation wide organization for the distribu tion of bogus whisky equipment Special treasury agents said the ctnspiracy was the largest that has been uncovered with ramifications into a score of cities The defendants are charger with conspiracy to violate the prohibition act and with Violation of a federal law forbidding the attachment of spurious revenue stamps to contain ers of splritous liquors Their stock in trade included ev erything to pack and label ordinary bootleg whiskv in imitation of the product of foreign distilleries The establishments accused in the indictments include distilleries from which the barrels were obtained on mauu glass works printing shops and Theora Hix 21 slain Ohio Stale CAPTAIN READY TO QUIT VESSEL Master of Broken Freighter Willing to Be Taken From Wreck ASTORIA Ore June 1 tattered square of dirty white cloth fluttering above the wreck of the freighter Laurel near the moutl on Peacock Spit of the Columbia river today convinced rescue work ers that Capt Louis Johnson master of the illfated ship at last had de cided to abandon his broken craft Captain Johnson has been aboard the after portion of the ship since early Sunday when it was driven ashore by resistless breakers and broken in two One member of the crew lost his life and 30 others were taken off in groups but Captain Johnson refused to leave Shore watchers at dusk last night saw Johnson wearing a life belt work his way throu the flying spray to the top of the superstructure Then a long pole was raised and the breeze unfurled the bit of cloth The sign of surrender brot the skipper no nearer the shore Coast guardsmea were powerless to com bat the heavy swells which followed the twoday that crashed over the rocking portion of the vessel upon which Johnson stood his ground Efforts to take him off were abandoned until this morning Suspected Ohio State Prof Has Own Theories Murdered Girl May Been Narcotic PeddLer Officers Believe BULLETIN COLUMBUS Ohio June 1fl T Meyers one of tho two mrrt held in the Investi gation of the Theora Hlx hnm Minr murder was released nt nonn today by County Prosecu tor John J Chester Jr Dr James H Snook deposed uni versity professor still was held COLUMBUS Ohio June 10 Dr James Snook dismissed pro fessor who posed as tho husband of vanced his own theories of murder fit the tirst interview granted by officials who today hold him for Investigation as they continued their hunt for evidence Snook has been lodged in jail with Mnrion T Meyers a member of tlie university horticultural cxperimen University coed freely discussed his relations with the ijirl and adj TURN TO PAGE t COLUMN 4 RUNNERS SHOOT HOLE IN BOAT OF US PATROL Running Revolver Battle on Detroit River Latest Border Outbreak FIRM PLEADED GUILTY IN CITY ELECTION CASE Alleged Illegal Expendi tures Charged in In dictment FORT DODGE June IS The Fort Dodgs Gas and Electric company subsidiary oC the United tight and Power company to lay was fined on each of hree indictments growing out oE a special grand jury inves igation into alleged illegal ex enditures in the city election lere March 25 The company pleaded guilty o the three charges but 17 others were dismissed by Judge 0 J Henderson of the Web ster county district court The Indictments were returned ast month The three charges to which company pleaded guilty were mak ng expenditures for newspaper ad vertising making expenditures for radio broadcasting and making ex penditures for printing supplies The charges dismissed included those alleging illegal payment to more than 15 electioneers hired by the company The case twice had been post poned and was scheduled to heard Aug 1 In imposing the Jmjtfa Henderson said Thera is a Uon of the moral turpitude involved in the power company risingto its defense in a vigorous election On the other hand to let the corporation escape with a slap on the wrist would be a miscarriage of jus tice WINDSOR Ontario Juno 19 After a swift moving revolver battle in Detroit river today rum runners oC the cast Windsor sector retreated into Canadian waters after shooting a hole in the prow of a United States customs patro cutter There were no known casual ties Tht rum runners deliberately opened fire without notice on the American boat Walter S Petty acting collector of customs at De troit said His men returned the volleys and chased the intruders back to the Canadian shore The border patrol was gliding clown stream Petty said and waa about 50 feet from the runner when its crew of several men blazed away suddenly with revolvers the bul lets drumming against the govern ment boat and blasting a hole above its water line Hctnrncd Fire Promptly Our men returned the promptly Petty said The runners swung about and retreated toward Canada maintaining a heavy fire at our boat Petty charges that the firing from the rum boat continued long after it had reached Canadian waters The customs boat abandoned the chase at the international line The police could not determine the number of men on the rum boat as TURN TO PAGE 3 COLUMN 7 CEDArt RAPIDS PRIEST SHOT AT Bullet Missed Assistant Pas tor Assailant Escapes CEDAR RAPIDS June 19 Father John P Sindelar assistant pastor of St Wcnceslaus church owes his life to the poor marksman ship of an unidentified man who fired on him last night Police to day were investigating in the belief an attempt was made to kill thc priest GURRIE WINS IN EDISON CONTEST Webster City Youth to Rep resent Iowa in Final Tests DBS MOINES Juno 19 p Iowas representative in the na tional contest at Newark N J next Tionth to select a possible successr o Thomas A Edison Is David Cur rle 17 a graduate of Webster City high school Currie won tho state contest hers yesterday over representatives from t3 other counties Hymie Voxman of Centcrvllle and Donald Nielsen of Marshalltown tied for second placs and Leonard Dunn of Anamosa Paul Morgal of Council Bluffs and Gerald Albert tied for next honors The contestants answered ques tions in physics mathematics gen eral popular information and English The tests were super vised by graded representatives from the University of Iowa St Ambrose college Iowa State college Drake university and Iowa Stita Teachers college The man concealed in a the girls body was found Friday Meyers is a former suitor i m a wmaoip By permission Snook talked to a of the St Wcnceslaus grade school group of newspapermen of the girls arose and fired as the priest passed relations with himself and Meyers The bullet missed him police said of her character and of the strange bncmnHo nf slaying which suddenly disclosed Ihat tho girl known as a quiet stu hcre ony a few monlhf said he dkl dent had established extraordinary obtain a close view of the man associations before she was beaten who flctl lifter firing The priest sail lowan Taltcs Own Life IDA GROVE June 19 G 33 Clifford 60 Arthur commit ted suicide by drowning in a cistern yesterday Ill health and worry over financial reverses were given as the cause he knew of no enemies AUNT HET By Koberfc Quillen Amy always sairl she wouldnt get nothin on the installment plan but havin triplets is goin too far ;