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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 3, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRKSS LEASED WIRE REPORT HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 3 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPJJSMBNTAL SERVICE NO 177 RIOTS TERRORIZE BERLIN AGAIN I NU GIRLS WIN FIRST ROUND OF STATE TOURNEY Ray Hughes Best Oboe Soloist at Music Contest IOWA CITTr May Mason City organization has survived the preliminary round of thestate high school music contest hereand one Mason City soloist has already been declared the best in his division Raymond Hughes won the oboe solo division last night against four other entries Robert Kenney of East Waterloo was second and Alice Bas sett of Ida Grove third The Mason City girls glee club qualified for tonights finals at the state music festival here this morn ing taking first place In the class A division Washington high Cedar Rapids was second This assures Mason City either a first or second place in this event No other Mason City entries quali fied for the final round in the con test held this morning altho some of them may be listed as third and fourth places when complete returns are announced followingtonights competition Belmond Girls Second In the girls glee club contest of ilass B schools Mt Ayr placed first 1 the preliminaries with Belmond ecoad In class C Story City was irst and Mt Vernon second LAbraham Lincoln high of Council I fluffs was first in i theorchestra If or places rank 7 BHV i These two schools in the final rating either third fourth Audubon and Sigourney won the class B orchestra section with Stan hope and Traer qualifying in Class Thomas Jefferson high of Council Bluffs won first and Fairfield sec ond in the boys glee club competi tion cutting out Mason City and West Waterloo who will be ranked either third or fourth in final an nouncements In class B of this event Oelwein and SacCity placed and in class C What Cheer and Ankeny Lake Mills took second in the mixed chorus event thus qualifying with Ames in class B Mason City had no entry In this event In class C Stuart and Welman qualified Will Announce Finals Complete returns on todays con test will not be announced until to night at after the finals have been held A moving picture a music con test and a dress R O T C military review are on schedule for the 2000 contestants this afternoon Finals will be held tonight In string chamber music contest Mason City took second the event being won by the Audubon high school Perry was third and Central high Sioux City fourth The fourth places were won for Mason City by Arlene Bentz with a bassoon solo Don Woods with a tuba solo and Clifton Burmeister rjvith a trombone solo the bassoon section Bernard of Abraham Lincoln high TO PAGE 0 COLUMN 4 L Debenture Backers Claim Additional Strength Will Rogers BOSTON Mass May whats this May day thing We used to look on it asabeautiful spring day when i we had a picnic and fastened ribbons to the top of a pole and danced aroung and sang and played We had no mass production only in chilr We had no federal re serve or farm relief Every body was just and ignor ROGERS ant enough to be happy But now May day with all modern accomplishments is for the fellow that is dissatisfied He puts in his only hard days work of the year He arises early so he can denounce longer He prints an obituary notice on a banner of everybody that has tried to make him earn his living during the year And he just has one of the beat times of his life Hurrah for progress Yours WILL Copyright 1029 for Payment Commercialization Scheme Believed Basis for Settlement PARIS May 3 Owen D Young and Dr Hjalraar Schacht to day sought a last minute solution of the ponderous reparations pro blem in closed door conferences Strictest secrecy surrounded the subject of their conversations but it was said they represented an at tempt to thrash out a scheme for commercialization of a part of the reparations debt which would be ac ceptable to both Germany and the allies It is on commercialization that the offers of Germany and the cred itor nations thus far have ulti mately come to grief if a satisfac tory commercialization arrange ment could be made a tentative set tlement could be easily possible Few of the experts held any real hope such will eventuate however It was authoritatively stated Dr Schacht brot back no new offer with him from Berlin and that so far Young had presented nothing new Instead it was said both are mull ing over previously discussed ar rangements seeking to find an Idea which might be fitted into another plan which would be acceptable It was suggested In one source that if Germany would agree to commercialize a large sum the al lies might agree to moderate the size of the annuities for a limited period with the hope that future payments could be met with the profits from the international bank or greatly reduced thru a discount ing of the American debts ITOWA FORECAST Friday night and not much change in Jfierature 10CAL STATISTICS jeGozette weather figures for period ending at 8 oclock Friday imcst Wednesday 52 In Night 28 A M Thursday 37 J much is certain It isnt Mo get warm unless that wind mrom the northwest And this is quite evident That the ten plants which lost their heads kt overambitious are going period of regret Wednes Khts minimum was 4 degrees GIVEN YEAR ON LIQUOR CHARGE Rich Grocer Must Also Pay Fine for Con spiracy CHICAGO May 3 Urbanowski wealthy Peru HI wholesale grocer was sentenced to servo a year and a day at Leaven worth federal penitentiary and lined 510000 by Federal Judge Fred L Wham today for conspiring to vio late the prohibition act Three others convicted with him were also sentenced James T Green of Davenport Iowa receiving only a daya sentence In custody of a United States marshal because he pleaded guilty and testified for the government Hugo Ferroni who pleaded guilty to the charges and was the opera tor of the huge still found on Ur banowakis properly was sentenced to IS months and fined Candino Ficeioli was given a year and a clay at Leavenwortti and fintd 51000 Leaving 46 Dead Storms Sweep on Into Mexico Greatest Loss in South NEW ANGLE IN CHICAGO MANS DEATH PROBED Police Find Peters Had Been Given Sums to Be Invested CHICAGO May 3 Tha death of Vernon T Peters 31 ap parently a suicide Wednesday was under investigation today with the added knowledge two women had entrusted savngs to him for investment and that certain pa pers letters in his apartment were torn and some destroyed ap parently after his death Peters was found shot to death in his room and near his body vvas a book written by a Yale classmate in which the principal character was Drunken Peters thot he had slain Police at tivst himself while brooding oveixthe novel in the toe lief tte prototype ol the claiijied to havegiven Peters to in vest and an Elizabeth Holmes was said to have entrusted to him Detectives learned that Peters had left a brief case sealed with adhesive tape for a friend John T Gilbert with whom he was last seen alive It was Gilbert who found the body reporting it to police at 4 p m Wednesday The detective who investigated said Gilbert later gave three different hours noon and p the time he found Peters body Gilbert was questioned but released Mrs Cornelia Petera of Tempe Ariz the widow telephone yester day to request the return of the body there for burial She said Pe ters had called her by telephone about 3 a m Wednesday but she offered no explanation for the xleath The Inauest has been contin uctl to May 14 Only Pacific States Escape From Gales Wind and Snow By ASSOCIATED PRESS STORMS that have swept the east ern half of the United States for threedays moved into Mexico today and threatened to sweep the middle Flocky mountains leaving only three southwest and the north Pa cific coast free of gales and lain and snow The storms have taken 46 lives in the last 48 hours and caused heavy property damage Tornadoesand gaTere atorms lave taken 43 lives in the south and the middle west A hurricane swept the gulf coast of Mexico resulting in one death and in New York two others were killed in the col lapse of a houseand railroad wreck caused by washouts Buildings wrecked and plan tations were damaged from Tampl co south to Vera Cruz when the storm hit Mexico An unknown seaman was knocked overboard and drowned when a freighter was torn from its moorings at Tampico by the same hurricane that threatened craft in the harbor at Vera Cruz Two Dead in Maryland A 90 year old woman and an 8 year old girl were killed at Lay tonsville Md and four persons heavy wind blew flown a COPELAND WILL HOLD HIS NOSE WHEN HE VOTES Work on Farm Bill Wont Be Ended for Few Days WASHINGTON May S ate advocates of the export de benture plan today claimed two more votes from the ranks of those they had previously put down as certain to cast their ballot against the proposal The two claimed are Senator Copeland democrat New York and Nye republican North Dakota Senator Copeland declared on the floor that he intended to hold his nose and vote for the debenture plan aa altered by the Norris amendment which is designed to reduce rates when overproduction is forecast Questioned about the report that tie would vote for tho debenture plan Senator Nye said I hope I have my mind made soon Still Claim Blajorlty Administration senators still claim a majority against the plan altho they admit the vote will be close Senator McNary of Oregon who has the farm billla charge has Jbeea kjoplng to have the senate vote otxitjie defifenture today Seven Iowa McClintock Heirs Named Judge Upholds Order Per mitting Participation in Estate CHICAGO May 3 tion of Iowa heirs of William TSI McClintock youthful millionaire who died in 1924 along with Cali fornia heirs leaves final settlement of the estate dependent on outcome of a suit to break the will on the ground that undue influence was attorneys said today Hearing probably will be delayed until falL Nine legal heirs were determined yesterday by Judge Philip Sullivan who upheld a previous ruling by Judge Henry Homer in probnte court California heirs hod appealed from Judge Homers ruling Judge Sullivans action established the following as heirs Bertram Eaton and William Eaton cousins of California Luella Yok um a cousin and Minnie Eaton Kersten Wlllianv J Eaton Viola Eaton Charles D Baton Archie E Eaton and Maude Eaton Walker half cousins Iowa William Darling Shepherd Hc Cliutocks guardian and principal beneficiary under the will was in court with Isabel Pope McClin tocks fiancee who was bequeathed an annuity After McClin tock died Shepherd was tried and acquitted of administeringtyphoid germs to him Dubuque Man Dies After Auto Wreck DUBUQUE May 3 Cunningham is dead from injuries received when he ran into a ear driven by Robert Collun of Audu bon Pa Colhm is held pending in werehurtwhen the train strucka washout near Oswego N Y In New York harbor wheretJie liner Cristobal Colon yesterday rammed andsank a freighter the navy tiig luka with 60 men aboard was blown aground on the mud flats off the Brooklyn shore The tug later was pulled off undamaged The north Atlantic states which often bear the brunt of severe storms escaped with comparatively small loss while the elements let go with greater force in the south and the middlewest Seven southern states contributed most heavily to the death toll and the middle west suffered chiefly from property damage Snow fell in the southern Hichl gau fruit belt altho the snowi is be lieved to have protected most of the fruit from f roat Lake Michigan and Lake Erie went on rampages the first pounding the Chicago shore line and damaging the foundations of many buildings on the waler front whila waves on Lake Erie pounded the water front from Cleveland to Toledo causing damage estimated at byy requests lot oppor DEATH TOLL MOUNTS ALT ANT A Ga May 3 death toll exacted by a series of tornadoes which swept portions of seven southern states yesterday and Wednesday mounted to 38 to day as additional reports re ceived from isolated sections and some of the victims succumbed to injuries Five others were reported miss Ing and approximately 100 were in jured a number rendered homeless and severe damage wrought by the twisters in their course over ail area several hundred miles in length The list of fatalities in Virginia scene of the greatest tragedy was increased to 32 when the Catlett community in the northeastern part TORN TO PAGE 9 COLUMN 8 BUTTERWORTH IS REELECTED U S Chamber of Commerce Board Includes Cedar Rapids Men WASHINGTON May 3 7P William Butterworth of Maline in was president of the chamber of commerce of the United States today by the board of direc tors Immediately after the close of the seventeenth annual meeting of the chamber Among the directors elected today are John N Camlin of Rockford 111 Walter L Cher ry of Cedar Rapids Iowa George W Holmes of Lincoln Nebr Charles W Lonsdale of Kansas City Mo aad Edward P Peck of Omaha discuss the legislation Jha best guess now i a that th senate wjll complete Its work on the bill as a whole early next week probably Tuesday Altho the main difficulty will been overcome when the debenture section is dis posed of a dozen or more amend ments are pending which promise to provoke considerable debate The announcement of Senator Copeland that ha would vote for the debenture section divides the vote of New York on the question Senator Wagner has declared Ilia opposition to the plan Copelands Theory Senator Copeland argued that the large industrial centers of the coun try will not have prosperous condi tions unless the farmer Is us Therefore he said he would vote for the debenture plan altho he con sidered it no more than a Bounty He contended that the tariff was just as economically unsound as the debenture plan A direct Industrial attack on one of the major farm problems the huge surplus of grain carried over from the last harvest and impend ing from the crop now maturing has been decided upon meanwhile by the presidents and traffic execu tives of easternrailroads Taking action at the suggestion of the Hoover administration they have agreed to ask the interstate commerce commission to permit them to reduce freight rates on ex port grain to the north Atlantic seaboard for an emergency period ending Sept 30 Also Want Rate Cut Western carriers also are expect ed to complete arrangements in the near future tcr bring about an ap proximate equalization of export charges on grain thru both Atlantic and ports The Kansas City Southern rail road already has pending before the Interstate commerce commission an application to reduce export grain rates from southwestern territory to gulf ports by seven cents a bushel effective May 25 Cresco Childs Death Result of Infection CRESCO May arrange ments have been made for the fu neral of James three year old tson of Mr and Mrs Glen Miles of Sara toga who died from the effects of an infection with which he suffered for about four months Young Artist Section Winners Are Announced DES MOINES May 3 ners in the young artist section of the Iowa Federation of Music clubs contest include voice Jeanette Chowning Davenport tenor Carl TayJor Fort Dodge students soc tlon voice Helen Schroeder and World NonStop Flight Planned With internationally known selected a crew a world nonstop flight starting from New York in September Is the Idlest of theyears daringflights to be reported Above the map of the proposedrouteto be followed the plane refueling In the air at stations along the way Inset is of Capt Harry W Lyons Jr navi gator of the transPacific flieht of the Southern Cross who has been chosen to navigate the world flight venture The flijjht is to cost it is reported FORMER OFFICER HELD STOCK TOO Leslie M Shaw Writes of Situation While He Was Secretary WASHINGTON May 3 letter from Leslie M Shaw Secre tary of the treasury under President Roosevelt stating that was a stockholder during his incumbency was before the senate judiciary committee today as a new item for consideration in its argument over he right of Andrew W Mellon to Sold the treasury post The letter was written to Senator Stelwer republican of Oregon and was put before the committee aa part vof the argument against the report of Chairman Norria which lolds that Mellon as a stockholder n various enterprises is holding of Eice in violation of tho statute for bidding the secretary of the treas ury to be interested In carrying on trade or commerce In support of his position Senator Morris has brot out the withdrawal President Grant of the nomina tion of James A Stewart to ha sec retary of the treasury because of the provisions of the old law The committee again faced the question today whether to conduct an open hearing and ask Mellon to appear or to rest ona construction of the law accepting the secretarys statement that he is a corporation stockholder IOWA UNDAMAGED BY COLD NIGHTS Vegetation Thruout State Is Unhurt Due to Dry and Windy Conditions DES MOINES May 3 the temperature ranged from 25 above zero to freezing over the northern part of Iowa last night little damage to vegetation is ex pected to result the weather bureau said here today Dry and windy con ditions are believed to have obviated further damage Wednesday night than occurred Decarah Firm Changes Name DECORAH May O J Ness the West Water street grocer has about ARMY STAYS TO FIGHT GUERILLAS Mexican Leaders Now Hole All Cities Taken by Rebel Troops AGUA PRFBTA Sonora Mexico May 3 Juan Andrew Alnazan whose entry Into Agua Prleta with his army of 9500 men proclaimed the end of the Mexican revolution indicated today that hi wouldremain here stamp oui Guerilla bands Coincident with the arrival here yesterday of Almazan and his cav airy and infantry Gen Augustlni Olachea marched into Nogales So nora with additional troops from Naco Wlhln two months almost to a day the revolt had been crushed bu several guerilla bands were still to be dealt with Gen Marcelo Caraveo Indian chieftain who hod opposed General Almazons advance thru Pulpito Paas from Chihuahua was believed to be heading one of the bands Reports of clashes between guerilla forces and federal troops reached Nogales last night One en counter was at Cosita 35 miles south of Nogales The result was not learned Business along the border was fast returning to a prerevolt basis Cafes and saloons in Nogales which had been closed when the town was surrendered by the rebels were to reopen today or tomorrow The bank of Agua Prieta yesterday opened its doors for the first time since theoutbreak of hostilities Large quantities of supplies were being brot across the border for federal troops POLICE FORCED TO USE CLUBS ON COMMUNISTS en Persons Killed Dur ing Battle Blame Moscow VERLIN May 3 disorders broke out again this fternoori ia the Hermannstrasse rlncipal street of the suburb of reukoelln and battleground of last Ights troubles A number of shots rere fired on the police from win owg and a bombardment of atones egan from the house tops Slmuli aneoiisly a steady stream at com nunlsts began pouring In from ail acent streets Most of the communists were rmed with clubs and brass and ron knuckles They charged at po ce who fired shots in the air The ttack grew so hot that the police egan to shoot to wound This checked the communists who recipitately took shelter in nearby ouses while police cars filled with mergency squads dashed thru the treets returning the shots from ouses and doorways bysteady ma nine gun fire Blamed on Moscow Blame for the May day commun at riots and the disorders which lave taken place during the past few days has been laid at the door of Moscow communists and the lommunist International by the Ber In chief of police and the same ac cusation has been made by Relcr stag members TilI act the German foreign v 9tV lice tcxiay star ted diplomatic vTSJTf ceedings with the Mosbow in connection with the boJ shevlst May day demonstrations a which a number of members of German cabinet were insulted by posters One poster was particularly re sented displaying the much dis cussed new German battle cruiser with the inscription Eighty million marks for B cruiser but not a penny for feeding children and bullets for tho unem loyed Ridicule Cabinet Members Members of the cabinet who vere ridiculed were Chanccllnr Mueller Minister of Defense Croon er and Minister of the Interior Sev ering in addition to Police Chief oergiebe and others The total of dead In the disorders which began May day was at least en today with the likelihood that 2 or even more may have been cUled Seven were killed during May day disturbances and two of those wounded on that day died in hos pitals this afternoon CRESCO PIONEER IS DEAD AT 87 Death of George Reeves Is Result of Lingering Illness CRESCO May 3 George Reeves 87 an old resident of this community died Tlfursday morning at his home in Cresco after an Ill ness of several months Mr Reeves settled In Howard county In the eat ly OOs before there was a town of Cresco He is survived by his widow Rnd a son Funeral arrangements are awaiting the arrival of the son Chicago Sanitary Men Are Under Indictment CHICAGO May 3 J Crowe former president of tho Chicago sanitary district six trus tees of the district and eight other persons affiliated with the district were reported named in true bills charging conspiracy voted today by the grand Jury investigating alleged irergularities during Crowes admin istration taken hts soninlaw A Digre into Herbert Gale Iowa City piano Jean I partnership and the firm will Milne violin Bruce i known from now on as Nesa Muscatine Truman More Beets TRUMAN Minn May 3 Farmer in the Truman vicinity will raise more than 1000 acres of sugar beets this year In 1928 there were 400 acres while preVious to from a distance that there wag only a small acreage be A large amount of labor Is required j and many Mexicans have been brot ihere to fulfill that need AUNT HET By Robert Quillcn I know it sounds com mon but ever time Im peelin1 potatoes in my lap I get a hankerin to pul my feet on the table ;