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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 6, 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 PHESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY 6 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 179 JAIL TIME NEAR FOR SINCLAIR TARIFF CHANGE MEASURE TO BE BROT TO HOUSE One or Two Senators Can Swing Vote on De benture UTASHINGTON May gress today entered one of tho busiest periods of the special ses sion The senate approached a vote on the debenture section of the farm relief bill and later probably on tho bill itself while the house was ready to receive tomorrow the tar I iff revision measure for which it has been waiting thus bringing the two major subjects on the administra j lion program before congress at the same time The division in the senate over the debenture proposal which Presi dent Hoover opposes is so close that a few shifts one way or the other or the absence of one or two mem bers from one group not balanced by similar absences from the other nay decide the issue or put it up 0 Vice President Curtis to break 1 tie The vote expected Wednes lay is looked forward to by some bservers as a test of administra ion strength in the senate Democrats Were Excluded t Introduction of the tariff bill to morrow will place before the house jiembership and the public for the jrat time the specific proposals for jaiges in the seven year old Ford McCumber act aa worked thru weeks of discussion and y by the republican majority B committed I ragotbmor fow the democrats were excluded trom the committees work on the of the bill Discussion of the measure prob Jably will not begin until next week After Its introduction it will be 1 referred back to the committee as a whole giving the democratic members a chance to record their position thru their participation in the formality of reportingthe bill to the house The republican mem bership of the house meanwhile vill be called into conference to con sider a special rule to expedite ac tion on the measure More Complications Senate leaders already harassed by the situation growing out of tha export debenture proposat in the farm bill are becoming concerned over the appearance on the legisla TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 3 2 Drown in River When Boat Capsizes MUSCATINE May 6 Mississippi river victims were claimed Sunday when a boat in which George Spangler 53 and his nephew Claude Trout 41 were rid ing sank opposite this city Trout drowned after swimming to within nO feet of shore The craft was be lieved overladen with fishing equip ment colder Monday rain In southeast jfl frost in west and ijrtions Tuesday fair STATISTICS Jizette weather figures jUr period ending at 8 i m Monday Sunday 57 t in Night 40 m Monday Sheriff Will Rogers NEW YORK May shine and perquisites are mighty scarce in us democrats lives But just lest you forget thia Owen D Young that is doing such splendid work in Paris trying to di vide one bone with half a dozen dogs and not even hav ing the bone to divide Its fallen to hia lot to dem onstrate to even the PrZe nerg that war purse was greatly exaggerated and to be on the losers side is a downright discouragement Well this Young is a democrat strange as it may seem and I have been his Mark Sullivan since 1920 I dont want to run him for president I just want to keep him to point with pride while we are viewing our others with alarm Yours WILL Copyright 1929 High Spots in Career of Convicted Oil Magnate ST Sell Albert Falls Ranch E L DOHENY IS MAKING PLANS TO BUY TRACT APR 1921LEASED TEAPOT DOME ORGAN IZING VOMILLIOH DOLLAR CORPORATION I9Z3SAID TO HAVE BEEN CONSIDERED FOR KINS OP ALBANIA IQ24 tiEFUSED TO TESTIFY BEFORE SENATE OIL COMMITTEE JUNE FEDERAL COURT HELD TEAPOT DOME LEASE LEGAL GENEVA PARLEY ATTACKS WORK Way Left Open for New Conference With Nav al Powers May 6 The prepar atory disarmament commission adjourned today with the next move toward disarmament awaiting ac tion by the big five naval powers In adjourning the commission left the date of the next meeting open but witx the understanding that it will be convened anew when the naval nations announce that they have achieved enough progress towards a naval agreement to justi fy summoning of what is expected to be the last session of the commis sion before convocation of an inter national conference on disarma ment One semihumorous incident marked the closing moments While Maxim Lltvinoff soviet vice foreign commissar in a final speech was scourging the work of the session as absurd and useless flames suddenly shot up from the conference table in front of the French delegation A delegate had thrown a lighted match on a leaky cigaret lighter There was a recoil of the delegates as the flames soar ed but General Requiu of the French group seized the huge tray where the fire was centralized and bore it to the window Russian Continues M Litvinoff unmoved by the in cident continued to attack what he felt was the negative character of the commissions activities and de manded that an international dis armament conference be called as early as possible when he hoped the peoples voices for real disarmament could be heard Tha commission adopted a Japan ese proposal to postpone further consideration of the naval chapter of the draft treaty so as to permit OL viie urcLit Lienty MO tt3 LU penmi jke period ending at 8 oclock direct conversations between the Jiest Saturday kt In Night 29 I consecutive degrees with a temperature within the jvere rung up Sunday when jcury stopped at 57 degrees ad thru all this period was the northwest Monday it however it had shifted to jithwest mostly west and yas indication that warmer fere upon us five powers In his valedictory address Chair man Politis of Greece insisted that the conference had achieved appre ciable results and expressed certain ty that the American naval sug gestions would have a happy influ ence on the outcome of tha endeav ors to reduce armament burdens He was convinced that the first in ternational conference would mark a first step however modest towarc solution of the great problem of disarmament During an earlier stage of todays session Hugh S Gibson the Amer ican representative told the con ference that he favored speed con sistent with the sound effective handling of the important and com plex problem without jeopardizing the successful conduct oC the work by entering precipitately upon dis TUBN TO PAGE 8 5 Satisfy SEPT2flQZ6US CIRCUIT OF APPEALS REVERSED DECISION ON LEASE MAY ZO 1921 SENTENCED TO THREE MONTHS IN LlAIL FOR CONTEMPT OF SENATE OCT 191921TO TRIAL ON CHARGE OP CON SPIRACY TO DEFRAUD GOVERNMENT MIS TRIAL DECLARED ON CONSPIRACY CHARGE AND DECLARED NOT GUI LTY APR8I9Z9US SUPSEME COURT UP HOLDS LOWER COURT DECISION IN CONTEMPT CASE MUST SERVE THREE MONTHS Artists sketches indicate the high spots in the career of Hurry F Sinclair oil magnate from 1922 when he leased tho Teapot Dome oil reserves to the upholding of it sentence lo bprvo three months In jail and the payment a 5500 fine for contempt ot thoUnited States senate in 1924 when he refused to answer questions put to him Tho United States supreme court upheld tho senate Conviction and tho sentence imposed two years ago by the district supreme court The photo is u recant one of Sinclair anil right the District ol Columbia jail where he must start serving his term beginning probably Tuesday or Wednesday HAMPTON WOMAN TAKES OWN LIFE Mrs W H Rowe 67 Found Asphyxiated at Home HAMPTON May W H flowe 67 was found dead in her gas filled home here Saturday pveniug about i oclock by W A Riddle ivho had been caring for the fur nace He found the house in darkness and called Mrs Carrie Kron a neighbor When they entered gas was pouring from several open burners on the kitchen range and the body of Mrs Rowe was lying on a couch Mrs Rowe had been in poor health for several years and lately had been melancholy No inquest was held as all indications were sui cide Mrs Rowe whose husband died several years ago has been a resi dent of Franklin county for many years She leaves a daughter Mrs Royal Sanders Chapin a son VVil lard Rowe Sheffield two brothers Mart Engebretson Sheffield Peter Engebretson Thornton and one sis ter Miss M Engebretson Thornton Funeral services will be held at the Methodist church Tuesday af ternoon at oclock conducted by the Rev Ralph H Collis Burial will be made in the Hampton cem etery Hunt Odor Rnplda Boy CEDAR RAPIDS May 6 Farmers Die ASKS ARREST OF in Explosion SENATOR HEFLIN OI Dynamite Massachusetts Councilman Head of Burt Man Is Torn Off by Premature Discharge ALGONA May premature discharge of dynamite with which Claude Ackerman 57 and Howard Deacon 20 were blasting rock on the farm oC the latter Saturday evening is thot to have caused the instant death of both men Both men are farmers liviny west of Burt and Mr Ackerman was teaching the younger man how to blast Their bodies were found by a neighbor about 10 oclock that night The explosion tore off Ackermans head and shoulder and left his body almost unrecognizable Dea Says Solon Violated City Ordinance BROCKTOWN Mass May 6 UP arrest of Spnator J Thomas Heflin of Alabama on a charge o violating a city ordinance was ask ed today by Howard R Coleman member of the city council Coleman filed his request for a warrant for the senators arrest with the city clerk in prescribed form and it will be presented to the city council for action tonight It is charged by Coleman that Heflin duringhis recent visit here delivered a public address without having obtained a permit The senator has since raised hia voice in protest against bottle throwing here in which he was the MWliy annual LJULL fnjrrpf cons forehead had a large ragged ap in it and his scalp was nearly i Dodge Man Is The body of the younger man willi PiociVUnf be sent to his old home in Illinois iNamed Olate r ICSldeilt tonight He is survived by his wife at Burt and relatives in Illinois Arrangements are being made for the funeral of Mr Ackerman at Biirt Tuesday afternoon He leaves his wife sons two daughters and four Hold County Grade Tests THOMPSON May Ruby Ferris of Forest City is holding Police are searching for Herbert county examination for the seventh Colsori 17 who was last seen Fri1 and eighth grades There wore 40 day at high schooj j pupils writing examinalions here icr SIOUX CITY May 4 old B Murphy of Fort Dodge wo elected president of the Iowa ju nlor chamber of commerce at th concluding session of the first an nual convention held hero today Other officers elected include Burton L Ford of Sioux City firs vice president James Davis of DC Moincs second vice president Lav rence A Frierly of Newton thir vice president and Kwald Trost o Fort Dodge secretary and treajui Foreclosure Ordered to Loan of BEVERLY HILLS Cal May 6 Announcement that the Three livers N M ranch of Albert B all former secretary of the inter or would be sold at auction today y the sheriff at Alamogordo N I in a mortgage foreclosure ac ion and that representatives of Idward L Doheny oil magnate lanned to buy it for 5300000 was made here by Robert Sanda person secretary to the petroleum oper tor Sands declared the famous ranch vhich figured in the naval oil reserve easing scandals had been esti nated worth 5300000 and that it as to be sold to satisfy a loan of 170000 Tha M D Thatcher es ate of Pueblo Colo holds a first Tnortgage for that amount and anda declared that Doheny held a econd mortgage by reason ot the 400000 loan made to Fall by the H magnate shortly before theinter or secretary leased the Elk Hills naval oil reserve to a Doheny company fate1 of tha big ranch ttius wag toA be decidedU aspreparations were befog made In Washington t execute the jail sentence Imposec upon Harry F Sinclair central fl urs not only in the dealings be ween Fall and Doheny but also be wean Fall and Sinclair to the testimony of tho latter before jury in Washington a year ago Sinclair then testified that he had purchased a onethird interest he property for in Liberty 3onds He declared he gave the jonds to Fall a few days before the nterior secretary gave him a lease o the Teapot Dome naval oil re icrve in Wyoming Sands said the ranch recently had eeu surveyed for mineral and oil lossibilitlea Reports that ho had resigned have been denied by Joseph V Stalin general secretary of tho central committee of tho com munist party of Kussia SETTLEMENT OF DEBT QUESTION IS THOT LIKELY Tactful Pressure May Be Necessary for Agreement TWO BALLOONS ARE STILL UP Detroit Club and Newspaper Entries Fight It Out for Victory May o vic ory in the national elimination bal oon race which started here Satur day rode today with the bags repre senting the Detroit Balloon club Detroit Times or the ISavy No 1 reports from which were being awaited The nine other entries have re orted landings at various points In Pennsylvania or New York Six of these landed after having battled cold winds and rain Lieut T G W Settle pilot of Navy No 1 dropped a note as he jassed over North Adams Mass ast night The other two failed to PARIS May 6 D Ioung chairman of tho repara tions committee presented Ills proposed compromise figures with the German reservations to the cvjerts for hc creditor na tions lalo today DARIS May 6 There wa growing 6 conviction in circle close to the conference of experts on reparations today that some sort o settlement would be evolved from negotiations commencing today on American proposals agreed to b the German delegations The settlement if it materializes vill come hard and not without con slderable persuasion and perhap tactful pressure but the belief wa rowing that the plan tentatlvel accepted Saturday by Dr Hjalma Schacht German spokesman frou Owen D Young represented thj American financial world Neither France nor Belgium up on which the final decision of ac ceptance of rejection seemed todaj o rest arc desirous it was pointe out of antagonizing the American moneyed interests The actual figures of MrYoung proposals to Dr f agreed to also by ureaL Brl tain and not boei available and estimates here calcu ated the reduction in payments t France which they Involve at from seven to fifteen billion francs 000000 to 5600000000 present val raport Wade T Van Ornirm brot his Goodyear VII to earth at Keese ville N Y after traveling J05 miles Army No 1 Capt W T Flood pilot landed at Wanvarsing N Y 297 miles Army No 2 Capt K VV Hill pilot landed near Brancli Ulster county N Y 294 miles Army No 3 Lieut L A Lawsoii pilot landed near Roxbury N Y 200 miles The Pittsburgher Dr If Legalee pilot came down near Utica N Y 280 miles H E Honeywell landed his St Louis Chamber of Commerco entry at Middlesex N Y 245 miles The aircraft Development corpor ation bag of Detroit W A Klikoff Detroit pilot came down at Slato Rock Pa 160 miles The American Business club of Akron entry A C Palmer pilot made but 32 miles landing at Mt Pleasant Pa and Navy No 2 bag Lieut Jack Rich ardson came to grief after floating 27 miles to Apollo Pa To Select Election Iny CEDAR RAPIDS May fi Linn county supervisors will meet The OIL MAGNATE IS READY TO START 3MONTH TERM Wealthy Prisoner Will Be Treated just Like Others BULLETIN WASHINGTON May 6 An order directing the commit ment Hurry F Sinclair mil lionaire oil operator to n com mon Jnll for refusal to answer questions naked by a senate committee handed down to day by JusticeITltz of the su premo court of the District of Columbia ITASHINGTON May 6 1 period of liberty for Harry F inclalr before he begins his three months jail sentence for contempt f the senate grew short today The mandate of the United States upreme court directing the District f Columbia supreme court to im rison the oil man was placed in tho nail Saturday for delivery thia norning to Frank B Cunningham lerk of the trial court who had ar anged to notify Leo A Rover ia rict attorney upon its receipt In line with usual procedure Ro had decided to inform George P Hoover counsel for Sinclair oC this notification and then to present n motion to Justice William Hltz of he district supreme court asking him to issue the JaH commitment order Ready to Surrender Sinclair was sel here and in New York to bo ready to surrender himself whenev er his appearance wag requested He has remained in New York while the formalities leadingtoward his incar ceration were being completed No unusual preparations have been made at the Washington asy tum and jail to receive the wealthy oil man Whatever his tasks hia days routine will begin at m the morning and end with an early retirement to bed Sinclairs jail sentence and a fine of 5500 were imposed for his refus al five years ago to answer certain questions asked him by a senate committee investigating the leasing of the Teapot Dome naval oil re serve In Wyoming He was convict ed on March 1C 1027 Appealed to Court From this conviction Sinclair ap icalcd to the court of appeals of the District of Columbia But on mo tion of Owen J Roberts and Atloe Pomerenc special government coun sel the case was taken from thu court of appeals and the entire rec ord placed before the supremo court The case was argued early this year and the lower courts ruling was affirmed April 8 without dis sent One moremove was made by the oil operator a petition for a re hearing but this promptly was de nied request for this concession has become the object of increasing ittack from those who feel France uas already conceded more than ior share It is pointedly asked eviry herc why the United States does not do a liltle reducing in claims itself Some mystery surrounded that text of the reservations made by Dr Schacht to accnptancn of Mr Youngs proposals but it was be lieved they had to do with the inter national bank and souglit some sort of a guarantee that Germany might be assured a certain amount of pro tection for annuities on the last 21 years from profits of the proposed banking house Joice Man Falls From Disc and Breaks Leg JOICE May Bakken son of T H Bakken a farmer liv ing west of hero fell off a disc Sat urday afternoon find broke his leg He was not cut by the disc 2000 KILLED IN EARTHQUAKES Whole Villages Wiped in Persia 700 Buildings Demolished TEHERAN Persia May 6 Mi Two thousand dead were reported today in unofficial telegraph of three days continuing earth quakes from the Khorassan district of northeast Persia The telegramssaid several vil lages literally have been destroyed todav and name a dav for special with 700 buildings demolished in the election on a bond road j Pities of Shinvin and Bujnurd near issue The bond Issue if passed the Turkestan border would complete primary road pav The tremors were said to bave jng in the county caused three days of torrofc AUNT HET By Roboft Quillen Sally maybe learned do mestic science in school but no woman is a good house keeper that lias a soap dish lookin like that ;