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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 20, 1929, Mason City, Iowa NorthIowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY VOL XXXY FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED DAILY TIMES WIRE REPOR ASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY HOM E EDITION BORDER FIRMS FAILURE REVEALS BISHOP DEALT IN BONDS James Cannon Had Big Account With Defunct N Y Company NEW YORK June 20 York newspapers today printed lengthy accounts of dealings in stocks by Bishop James Cannon Jr of the Methodist Episcopal church South leader of the antiSmith forces in the democratic party and chairman of the antisaloon league legislative committee at Washing ton The transactions were with the now bankrupt brokerage firm of Kable and company the officers of which are under indictment for using the mails to defraud The firms books indicate that between Aug 14 1927 and April 30 1928 Bishop Cannon with an Investment of bought and sold stocks at prices running into five and six figures Had he closed his account before the firms books were seized he would have made Bishop Out So far he has made nothing and is out his 52500 The ledger shows purchases of and sales of 586000 in one month alone The World which printed a fac smilie of the ledger sheet carrying the Bishops account quoted the bis hop as admitting the stock pur chases but saying that he believed he was buying stock for investment on the partial payment plan The Kable firm filed a voluntary cpetition ofbankruptcy in April 192S but no action has yet been taken in the case After the filing of the bankruptcy v petition Indictments were returned against Kable who Campbell maintains was a mere figurehead in the firm and Harry L Goldhurst whom Campbell al leges was the actual owner Bishop Cannon told the World he made the stock purchases thru Goidhurst I thought I was buying stocks for investment buying on the par tial payment plan as any man may he said I did not know there was any gambling by the company Didnt Intend to Gamble I did suppose and I suppose now Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS June Some professor said Be high hat be asnob marry the boss ljdaughter and lit making a fplay for the stenographer Everybody said he wag all wet but he was right He figur ed S t u d e nts never took a professors ad vice so 1 will advise a 1 o n lines I know they will take If you dont Win pnrrothink the old WILL is right count the poor single and the poor rich girls And If you dont think graduates are high hat talk to a new one They will pull a diploma on you quicker than a Chlcagoan can a machine gun but as for the stenographer she has all she can do to support herself without feeding and clothing some college graduate But as bad as youth is they got more sense than modern old age Yours WILL ROGERS UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SKRVICE NO 218 CONTINUES Left Mrs De Priest First Woman of Her Race to Be White House Guest that the company found itself in debt and failed I cannot see why these trans actions are of public interest Tne only reason for printing such things I suppose is that I occupy a public vj ucluic jlc position m trying to get the pro body was identified Friday hibition law enforced 4 do not feel Shellenbarger said that such a re ciid anvthinsr wrong in buyPort was made to him by Detective Otto Phillips who was in the rooom with County Prosecutor John J NOOK ADMITS OBTAINING KEY TO GIRLS ROOM Suspect Slayer Says He Turned It Over to Landlady rOLtJMBUS Ohio June 20 US W G Shellenbarger chief of de tectives said today that Dr James H Snook has admitted that he got a key from the keyring of Miss Theora K Hix slain Ohio State co ed at the spot where her body was found last Friday The key was to the room which they shared jointly and which Snook surrendered to the landlady shortly before the girls ing stocks on the partiarpayment plan and I certainly did not intend uiu inji nnunu to gamble I hoped to finish my pay ments and so invest my money Duncan Band Plays Concert at Klemme KLEMME June Duncan band played on the Main street of Klemme last night and will play yw every Wednesday night during lit in Friday Chester where Dr Snook was ques tioned Phillips said he was questioning Dr Snook about the key which was missing from the ring Dr Snook he said replied that he had gotten the key from the girl Wednesday and returned it to her Thursday Questioned About Key V Then Phillips asked Where did you get that key before you turned lune July and August These en tertainments are put on by the Klemme business men Wea IOWA FORECAST Generally fair Thursday night and Friday cooler Thursday night except in extreme north Uest portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 2t hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Thursday Warmest Wednesday 88 Coolest In night 3B At 8 a m Thursday 05 The period of hot weather was in creased another day Wednesday when the mercury was pushed to the 88 degree mark exceeded only once this year This was the fifth day on which the maximum exceed ed 80 degrees Wednesday night like its predecessor was relatively cool but the mercury was doing a rather rapid rise Thursday forenoon despite a northeasterly wind Phillips quoted Dr Snook as say ing You know where Igot it At the body Phillips asked and he quoted the professor as an swering yes Bloodstains on the automobile of Dr Snook appeared there for a rea son he was unable to explain au thorities said today after question ing him thruout the night The girls body was thrown from a car at a deserted rifle range THursday night Given Third Degree Snook was taken into the Inquisi torial session at 1 oclock yesterday afternoon and was confronted con stantly by questioners who re mained with him from that hour Iasked Dr Snook if he had any explanation for the blood spots on his car County Prosecutor John J Chester said He replied that they might have been caused by a dog Then I asked him if he ever had a dog in his machine and he admitted that he never had He was unable to offer any explanation of the spots Snook served in the university veterinary clinic until dismissed The stains were analyzed as blood byC H Long a chemist In a re port delivered to authorities yester day He announced further tests would be necessary to determine whether they were made by human 1 blood CHEROKEE OUT AGAINST BONDS Rural Districts Pile Up Count Against Issue for Paving CHEROKEE June 20 Iowas good road drive this year ran up against a stone wall yester day when Cherokee county turned down a road bond Issue by a 1441 to 1036 vote Along with defeating the proposition it also failed to pass a secondary bond issue of 200000 All 29 counties which have considered road bond issues this year have returned a fa vorable vote The town of Cherokee voted 771 to 259 in favor of the proposition and Meridan approved the bonds 53 to 37 but a large vote against the issue was piled up in the rural precincts Today Grundy county considered a issue to complete the paving scheduled in the sto year program Authorization of these Donds would bring the total voted m the state to more than S90 000000 Ringgold county supervisors yes terday set July 8 for a vote upon authorization of 5780000 In county primary road bonds Wife of Negro Repre sentative Likes Washington By CHARLES F STEWART WASHINGTON June 20 CPA Mrs Oscar De Priest wife of Chicagos Negro representative in congress and the first woman of her race ever to attend a wulta house social function was a music teacher before her marriage The handsome concert grand pi ano in herWashington drawing room is suggestive of the tastes of the households mistress The De Priests occupy n fur nished residence not far from the capitol in quiet rathfer oldfash ioned IT substantial two story yellowpainted brick build Ing broad of its many rocking chaired veranda in front unosten tatiously comfortable within at tractive of garden to the rearward Prosperous Neighborhood Across the way is the home of Dr Garnet C Wilkinson assistant superintendent In charge the colored public schools of Washing ton The thorofare ia treelined and pleasant It is a prosperous neigh borhood of the most successful of the De Priests own people in the capital Musical of voice gentle of man ner Yes I like Washington says Mrs De Priest tho I irilas my home and friends in Chicago Nevertheless she and her husband ajdiot go there whencongresaad 3 Tjuf mbtoredv in stead H their country place Idlewild on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan For 32 years the De Priests have been married Of their two sons one was drowned The second now TURN TO PAGE 5 COLNMN 5 WORDS YOURE TOO OLD TO LIVE COST CHICAGOAN HIS LIFE Do Not Need rtoyal Consent ROME June 20 as minister of war has decreed that army officers may marry before they reach the age of 25 without going thru the formality of asking royal consent The action is in line with tho dictators policy of en icouraging marriage 44 PRISONERS ESCAPE JAIL Gang Kidnaps Guards and Scatters Thru Texas Underbrush BRAZORIA Tex June 20 convicts kidnaped three guards at the Clements state prison farm near here early today and es caped A few hours later three of them lad been recaptured two of them after they had been shot by a cat tleman living in the vicinity of the farm The others are believed to have scattered and fled thru the dense underbush of the Orazos river bot toms Explorer Crosses Himalayas SPRINAGAR Kashmir June 20 Visser celebrated Dutch explorer has begun the crossing of the Himalayas enroute to tho Kar korum mountains in Tibet His ex pedition expects to spend all next winter in those mountains to which Is his third Lrin CHICAGO June 20 Litnickas was slain by blows that crushed his skull After police found his body they questioned his neigh bor Anthony Kazulio I killed him they quoted Ka zulio as saying With a hammer while he slept Why asked Police Lieutenant Thomas Duffy Because he said I was too old to live Its a He Im only 37 i A jury might say he was right at that mused the lieutenant You 1 know what the penalty for murder is in this state What is it said Kazulio Death replied the policeman MOTORMANlELD IN TRAIN CRASH Passenger Dies 35 Others Injured in N Y Rear end Collision NEW YORK June 20 no torman was under arrest today charged with homicide as the result of a rcarend collision between two elevated trains in which one person was killed and 35 were injured Wil liam F Emerson an assistant fire marshal died of overexertion while engaged in rescue work The collision occurred shortly be fore 8 oclock last night at the high est point on the elevated between One Hundred Twelfth und One Hundred Thirteenth streets on Sjghth avenue Edward Brennan a guard on the first train died soon after being taken out of the wreck of the vesti bule cf his car The Injured most of whom suf fered cuts bruises and shock were treated by ambulance surgeons from four hospitals and sent to their homes I The accident happened when z Ninth avenue train in charge of Motorman Louis Graver Grant wood N J was slowing down for the One Hundred Sixteenth street station A Sixth avenue train rounrt cd the curve it One Hundred Tenth and crashed into it Motorman James McGlynn was in charge of the second train Mc Glvnn was held on a charge of hom icide and Graver as a material wit ness If only Burbank had lived long enough to cross the boll weevil and the Review 2 IOWA FLYERS SEEKING RECORD Minneapolis Men Already in Air in Effort to Lower Mark DBS MOINES June 20 Two local flyers Ross Arnold and Charles W Gatschet have an nounced their intention to attempt to break the world flight endurance record here during the middle of July They hope to brenk the present record held by R L Robblns and James Kelly who kept the Fort Worth in the air more than 172 hours The flight is to be made in a remodeled Ryan cabin monoplane the name of which will be the Greater Des Molnes The refuel ingship will be piloted by James Barwick pilot the Hanford air lines of Sioux City Shank Forced Down MINNEAPOLIS Minn June 20 of oil caused the second attempt of Gene Shank and Owen I Haugland to set a new worlds airplane refueling enduri c record to end in failure early toUpy Shank and Haugland in their plane Miss Minneapolis landed at 4 a m at Wold Chamberlain air port Their oil supply leaked out while flying over a triangular course between the twin cities Northfield and Hastings Minn they said They took off yesterday at p m with 100 gallons of gasoline and successfully negotiated one re fueling in the air last night Shank said they would take off later in the day in a third attempt to break the record of 172 hours Fuel shortage forced Shank and Haugland to abandon their first at tempt more than three weeks ago after remaining in the air 52 hours Lesson in How to Kill Burglar Costs Life of Spectator CHICAGO June 20 show you how Id shoot a burglar laughed Mrs Jeanette Anzolone to a group of friends at her home last night Please dont shuddered one of her guests Oh it isnt loaded smiled Mrs Anzolone But it was Her three year old son Leonard died early today in a hos pital a bullet In his bead LIQUOR POLICY CHIEF ITEM IN FINAL DEBATE Finance Group to Work on Tariff Measure Until August BT FRANCIS M STEPHENSON Associated 1rcss Staff Writer ryASHINGTON June 20 YV The senate finance committee stood guard in the heat of a Wash ington summer at the deserted capi tol today to toil over the mass of figures Involved in the pending tar iff measure while the other mem bers of congress enjoy a vacation For two months the committee will hear witnesses and work over the voiumlnous tariff measure pass ed by the house and then the senate will August begin consideration of this last recommen dation of President Hoover remain ing to be acted upon at the special session The recess was taken last night after a day of vigorous debate in the senate revolving principally about prohibition and a few hours of discussion in the house over the administration proposal to postpone the maturity date of the 000 French war supplies debt The cham MASON CITY GIRL HELD Assaciuied Press fmi Mildred Nelson 17 former Musoii City high school girl arrested in Chicago in cnn nectlpn with the holdup of n drug store in which she was employed Tho girl who for merly lived at 115 South Geor gia Is claimed not to have pressed 1he alarm button the to have been her up her cashiers ENTIRECOUNTRY SUFFERS FROM EXTREME HEAT Electrical Storms in East HingedOn Resolution The senate prohibition debate hinged on the resolution of Senator Jones Republican Washington pro posingappointment of a joint con gressional committee as requested by President Hoover to study the advisability of transferringthe pro hibition agencies to the department of justice The long round of dis cussion forestalled action and the resolution went over as the unfin ished business before the senate to be taken after the recess The final hour of the session found the senate again reverting to its dispute with President Hoover over the export debenture farm re ief plan Senators Norris Nebras ka and Johnson California lead PAGE 5 COLUMN I BURGLARS ENTER HOME OF A WOLF Clothing Cash Taken in Tuesday Night Theft Police on Case a the nome of Abbott Wolf 1106 North Jefferson avenue between the hours of 10 oclock Tuesday night and 5 oclock Wednesday morning ransacked the house and escaped with three suits of clothes belonging to Mr Wolf in money and sorrre jewelry Two smaii coin banks were also jimmied and their contents taken The full extent of the loss will not be kpown Wolf returns from Sioux City Thursday Mr and Mrs Wolf with their maid Miss Dorothy Groth left Tues day morning for Sioux City to visit Mrs Wolfs father who is 111 The burglary was discovered by Mr Wolf and Miss Groth on their return Wednesday afternoon at 3 oclock The burglars gained entrance by jimmying the hack door It is ihe opinion of Mr Wolf that they may have been encouraged by the signs on the door Instructing the milkman to leave no milk or cream The burglars lunched on milk and eggs pilfered from the Ice box It is the belief of Ray Oulman au perintendent of identification and Officer LeRoy Neary clerk police who were called on the case that there were two burglars Some fin gerprints were obtained from the glass used for milk and the milk bottles Kill Many Wave Near End NEW YORK June 20 coast to coast virtually the en lire country today continued Inthe rip of the severest June W xt wave in years In the east cj sastrous electrical storms that many deaths brota drop of 20 degrees n temperature at some points but the mercury began a steady climb On the Pacific coast from San Francisco south and in the mid west the highest temperatures for June In years were experienced Mercury Up To 03 In New York City the tempera ture rose to 92 degrees the high est in the weather bureaus annals for the date and but slight relief was afforded in the late afternoon by a brief thunder shower The electrical storm was especial severe hi Pennsylvania where Chining bolts killed four persons put power lines out of commission and damaged barns and trees A storm blot but slight relief m New Jersey the mercury at Newark rising to 91 clegrcees In upper New York state the rain fall was so heavy that it washed out bridges SENATORS MAKE FINAL ATTACK ON U S POLICY Complications With Can ada Over Smuggling Are Feared BULLETIN WASHINGTON June 20 Stlmson has asked the treasury department to give him a full report on the firing on a customs patrol boat of tho Detroit rtvcr by rum umuggiorn BULLETIN LONDON Ont June 20 Canadian Stan ley has evidently become the base for liquor running on Lako Krle following the Intense drive of the Detroit border pa trol against runners in the bor der cities sector Operating from their new headquarters a score of speedy rum boats capable of 60 miles im hour could be seen moving nbout tho harbor Wednesday awaiting the opening dnsh to Cleveland Immediately across tho lake WASHINGTON June 20 the tightening up process in dry aw enforcement proceeds the con troversy over the prohibition lssu oecomes more acute with verbal bullets flying in many quarters Shootings by dry of the Hoover law enforcement mission arid the on the Detroit river between fed eral government agents and rum runners all have their headlines with apossibility sug ested of some complication with Canada if innocent persons come to rief on the International line Glass Attacks Administration The senate went its temporary vay from Washington leaving be hind a sizable closing day bulk of debate on the subject during which Senator Glass democrat Virginia charged that the administration was submerging prohibition in the law enforcement Inquiry Such other stalwart drys as Sen ator Jones of Washington rushed to the defense of the president mid before the days discussion had end ed there were charges from drys of both parties that shootings by en forcement officers were being ex aggerated as part of a wet propa ganda drive While the senate was talking in formation was made public that federal agents embarking upon a scheme of enforcement had camped for a week in the woods of Mary land and in that period had dried up the channel thru which thousands of gallons of moonshine would have flowed daily into the national cap ital near Dickinson Center marooning The agents made a number of ar two coach passenger train of the rests and confiscated a dozen or New York Central Prospects of an early end to the heat wave in the cast was seen I more stills the largest with a ca pacity of 800 gallons a clay It was indicated that this campaign had Mil ture of 88 Cincinnati 86 waukee 84 and Chicago 80 The Pacific coast which escaped tho heat earlier In the week re ported such temperatures as 98 in Los Angeles 842 in San Diego and 34 in San Francisco The heat wave extended into the Southwest with 108 at Phoenix 94 at Oklahoma City and 90 at Den ver 2 Cedar Falls Girls Die in Auto Collision WATERLOO June 20 OP The two Cedar Falls girls Gladys Kini kus and Fern Wiltse both 16 are dead as the result of an automobile crash here The victims who were riding on the running board of one of the cars were pinned between the two machines ucui wuvc m me east was seen in indicated mat this campaign ha reports from New England where been so successful that others of tho descent of cool northeastern similar nature would be inaiigur the brand banks brought ated Canadian Official Uneasy As the discussion over the shont a slight brealUntiie The maximumwas 8G Kains In MidWest Thuntlershowers in the midwest failed to provide any adequate re lief Kansas City had a high tcmpa iugs by dry officers continued un abated Police Chief J L Beavers of Atlanta issued orders to his men that they must stop using firearms against persons even tho known to TURK TO PAGE TORNADO HITS NEBRASKA TOWN Five Blocks in Wymore Are Wiped Out Residents i Escape Injury BEATRICE Nebr June 20 A tornado struck at Wymore Nebr i 10 miles south here early today destroying at least five homes over an area of about five blocks The tornado swept on into the adjoining town of Blue Springs on the north damaging a number of homes No one was killed or injured so far as could be learned AUNT 5ET By Robert Quillen I was goin to have a glass door put in this room but glass busts so easy an this is the door Pa always slams while Im finishin an argument i ;