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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 7, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES HOME EDITION fOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MAY 71929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 180 HIGHER SUGAR RATE PROPOSED Outcome of Vote May Rest on One Man EFFORTS TO GET PAIRS GO ON AMONG SOLONS Walsh Willing to Match His Vote Against Shipsteads 1ITASHINGTON May 7 The V outcome of the export deben ture controversy In the senate ap peared today to rest on the decision Of one member and the ability of the plans proponents to obtain a pair for one of their number who is ill i Both sides expect the agreement leached yesterday for limiting de bate after 2 p m tomorrow to bring the proposal as embodied in the senate farm bill to a vote either late tomorrow or Thursday Checks of the senate membership meanwhile have narrowed the line up of those supporting President Hoovers opposition to the plan to 16 and those in favor of it to 45 Defeat Is Indicated Leaders of the debenture propon ents conceding this apparent indi cation of defeat nevertheless hokl that any shift in the lineup today and tomorrow is more likely to be advantage than to that of ji administration group announcement of Senator ijfavora enture provision froin the bill that Be was inclined to pair with Sena Ltor Shipstead farmerlabor Minne one of the two advocatesof he plan who are ill was one of the developments in which the pro ponents found encouragement Such an arrangement would pre vent Walsh from voting on the Is sue His announcement left the de benture proponents with their maj or effort directed toward finding some member of the opposing camp who would be willing to pair his vote with Senator Kendrick demo crat Wyoming who also favors the plan but is ill May Be Up to Curtis Success in both of the pairing maneuvers would cut the indicated strength of the debenture opponents to 45 giving the one senator who has not yet committed himself the powerto decide the issue If he should withhold his ballot with Shipatead and Kendrick both paired and all other members vot ing a3 they have Indicated Vice President Curtis would be called up on to break the tie With the debenture plan once out of the way senate leaders look for relatively easy going during the remainder of the farm bill debate Harry Sinclair Begins His 90Day Term as Aid to Prisons Wealthy Oil Operator Is Now No 10520 in Washing ton Jail WASHINGTON Hay 7 Starting his first full day as a prisoner Harry F Sinclair wealthy oil operator early this morning was assigned to the drug room of the Washington asylum and jail to act as dispensing pharmacist and assistant to the jail physician during his three months sojourn be hind the bars Sinclair who last night began the sentence imposed upon him for his refusal to answer questions asked him by the senate committee during itJ investigation of the Teapot Dome oil lease was one of the first of the prisoners to arise this morning from the none too comfortable iron cots in the jail Guards at the jail said he also was one of the first to arrive in the dormitory section They declared the rich oil man was up about five looking over his new surroundings His breakfast this morning con sisted of cereal ham and eggs and corn muffins of which Sinclair ato sparingly and coffee Is Ilegistered Druggist After breakfast Maj William L Peak warden of the jail asked the oil man what profession he was fitted for and Sinclair replied that he was a registered druggist took a twoyeariharmacy course rtheUniversity pfKansall As part of his duties Sinclair will GERMANS OFFER CONDITIONS FOR ACCEPTING PLAN Schacht Provides Way Out in Case of Dif AS BAGS TOOK TO AIR IN NATIONAL ELIMINATION be required to assist in the ban daging of cuts andin the care of other minor injuries As jail pharmacist Major Peak said Sinclair might be required to sleep part f the time on a cot ad joining the drug room in cases where certain prisoners may be so ill as to require a constant attend ant there Otherwise his sleeping quarters will be in the dormitory which he will share with the 60 out of the jails 500 prisoners detailed to white collar jobs A Fine Helper Sinclair lost no time in beginning his duties as pharmacist He was taken to the prison hospital by Major Peak and introduced to Miss Mary Kathleen Wright a pretty 24 year old nurse who is on duty there between 8 a m and 4 p m Several prisoners now are ill in the hospital and Miss Wright and Dr Morris Hyman the prison physician both seemed pleased to have an assistant They said the oil man was the first registered phar macist ever assigned to the hospital and Miss Wright was of the opin ion that he would be a fine helper with the many duties of the iri ficulties DARIS May 7 PlrThe repara tions experts today resumed conj fidential personal talks in a final effort to come to an agreement on a basis of the figures proposed by Owen D Dr Hjalmar Schacht head of the German delegation conferred with Young this morning and delivered the text of certain conditions under which the Germans are ready to ac cept the proposed settlement These conditions were at once communicated to the French and Belgian experts who conferred re garding them with Sir Josiah Stamp British delegate who now seems torbe of the bur den of the final woricpfthe confer ence aft Mrr Would Bo Revised The conditions already known in firmary Plan Social Conferences Got Better Already DES MOINES May 7 Sinclair received one letter this Mae Habenicht superintendent of morning Major Peak explained that the welfare bureau of the Iowa board of control announced the first of e series of conferences on social problems will be held at Des Moines May 28 prisoners detailed to office duties might send and receive as many let ters as they choose and that their correspondence was not examined Tho warden said Sinclair had In timated to him that he might have a statement to make later but he had insisted I dont want to be in terviewed today The warden said TURN TO PAGE 10 COLUMN 4 the main demand the right to revi sion of the plan or suspension of unprotected payments at any time that the reich may find itself in eco nomic difficulties They also ask for the right for Germany to demand the convoca tion of another committee of ex perts to consider whether the rep arations payments shall not be fur ther reduced under certain circum stances The unprotected part of the annuities which would be part at tributable to interest on bonds for commercialization of part of the to tal debt would be payable under all circumstances and would amount according as the German offer or the allied demands prevail to from 750 000000 to gold marks 5180000000 to It is on this point how much of the reparations debt shall be mo bilized and what shall be the part of the cash thus realized to go to France that forms the knotty point of the negotiations Welcomed by Franco The French government welcomed the idea of commercialization as part of the planof application of Locarno policy adopted at Geneva last September because it promised the chance for Premier Poincare to amortize at one stroke 50000000 francs of the internal debt and to reduce the interestcharge in the budget by 2500000000 francs af fording an opportunity to let up somewhat on complaining French View of tho Pitt stadium at Pittsburgh Pa just nt tho start of the national elimination balloon races The twelve Imlloons entered took to the air at one minute intervals A U S navy balloon luxs ap parently won the event by traveling 900 milecs STATEIENTAL SixtySeventh Annual Meet of lowans Is Held at Cedar Rapids CEDAR RAPIDS May UP5 of Iowa gathered hero today for the opening of the sixty seventh annual convention of the Iowa State Dental association with more than 1000 expected to arrive before the close of the first clays session A clinic conducted by Dr Abram Hoffman Buffalo N Y is sched uled for this afternoon I lile this evening Dr Willis A Sutton At lanta Ga will speak nt a public meeting on Prolong Life and Sav ing Millions Thru Oral Hygiene Our Food and Our Teeth will be the subject of an address tomor row by Dr Percy R Howe Boston president of the American Dental association Dr Howe also will con duct a clinical demonstration of the effect of diet on animals He will be guest of honor at a banquet in the evening The convention will close Thurs day IF BABY CRIES GALL ACT AS Will Rogers PHILADELPHIA May Tho farmers were Just on the verge of getting some promissory relief Grundy wag just about to OK the tariff when lo and be hold right out of a clear sky we find the bill that we thot was passed and thru with weeks ago the Whos Going to Sit Next to Who Bill had been vetoed by Alice and now it has to go back into com mittee again dont wish to WILL ROGERS become involved over this four years war of the place cards but iust take a tip from me and dont sell Alice short in any so cial or political controversy Yours WILL Copyright 7920 RATE LOWERED DES MOINES May 7 MaAf af Rpntjacf your baby is crying in the middle of KCOUCtlOn at IVeqUCSl thenight and youve dropped the Of President Railroads last bottle of the polirc A Theyll come running Announce Early today the telephone at lliej Des Moines police station rang j CHICAGO May 7 freight Im sunk came a mans hir rate cut of 5i cents to U U cents NAVY BALLOON ENDS TRIP AT 900MILE POINT Flyers Bring Gas Bag Down on Prince Ed ward Island assed voice Im taking care ol a baby for a friend in a district strangeto me I just dropped his milk and I havent any idea where a grocery store might be open Cant you get mo some I cant quit now The night captain roused the pa trol crew into action Get a bottle of milk men and got it quick lie thundered A babys crying And so it was that milkmen in policemens blue uniforms rather Lhan white duck suits delivered millc from a patrol wngon turning a babys cries into gurgles of satis faction PREBIGT BUMPER per 100 pounds on wheat and wheat flour for export was announced to day by western trunk line railroads The reductions were made it was explained at the solicitation of the president of the United States and subject to the approval of the Inter state commerce commission RATES ON BEEF IMPORTS RAISED UNDER NEW BILL Many Articles Get Boost in Tariff Schedule by Republicans BULLETIN WASHINGTON May 7 President Hoover would be given blanket authoirty to reorganize tho present tariff commission by replacing all of its members at hit pleasure under tlio neiv tariff hill reported to the housp today by the wnys and means committee WASHINGTON May 7 new republican tariff bil in troduced in the house today pro poses i world rate of three cents a pound on raw sugar and a rate or 240 cents on raw Cuban sugar as against existing rates of 220 cents a pound on raw world sugar and 17G cents a pound on raw Cuban sugar Under the new bill drafted after four months of work the tariff rate on refined world sugar would bn 350 cents a pound and 280 cents a pound on refined Cuban sugar The ircsent rates are 239 cents a pound ind 191 cents a pound Tho bill proposes no change in the rate on pig iron Long staple cotton would be left on the free list No limitation pVaced on the presentfre6 gar from tha PliiUppilJfi A a pound fricrettSS at raw wool imports would be pro vided Higher Beet Antes The bil would practically double existingrates on beef imports An increase from 15 cents to 25 cents a bushel was recommended on P E I May distance Apparently holders record for Walloons their flight of 900 miles from Pitts burgh the pilots of TJ S Navy bal loon No 1 prepared to leave for their homes today after their first sleep in 41 hours Lieut Thomas W G Settle and They will be issued with the Ensign Wilfred Bushnell brot their taxpayers French critics of Mr Youngs IOWAJFORECAST Partly clpiidy Tuesday niglit and Wednesday probably showers eitrcme west portion not much change In tempera ture LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hourjperiod ending at 8 oclock a m Tuesday Warniest Monday GO Lowest In Night 30 At 8 A M Tuesday 44 Altho the wind shifted into the southwest for a brief time Monday it was back in the west thAn night The mercury touched 60 for tho first time since the last day of April Tuesday dawned chilly PREMIER MISSES SLAYERS FIRE Lithuanian Leader Escapes Tho Two of His Aides Are Killed KOVNO Lithuania May 7 One person was dead and two ser iously wounded today as a conse quence of an assassination attempt last night against Premier August inas Waldemaras Neither the pre mier nor his wife was injured The assailant escaped In the confusion Three bullets from the assailants gun struck Lieutenant Gudinas an aide of the premier and he died In stantly Another bullet passed thru the right lung of Captain Verbickas another aide a fifth inflicted a ser ious abdominal wound on an adopted son of the premier and an other wounded a young girl pass erby It was understood later four par sons were involved in the attempt and that several arrests had been niaclr scheme assume that it will furnish little over half of the anticipated 50000000000 francs for purposes of amortization of the French internal debt They say since that was the only inducement held out to France to continue its policy of concessions to Germany there is no longer any reason for the existence of the sec ond Dawes committee 402 Million First It was confirmed today that the schedule of payments proposed be gins with 1675000000 gold marks about increasing by 25000000 gold marks annually reaching 2050000000 about S492 000000 in the sixteenth year Deliveries in kind would be limited to 750000000 marks the first year diminishing 50000000 marks each year Whittemore Classes Will Hold Banquets WHITTEMORE May public school juniorsenior banquet will be held Wednesday evening at the school hall The Academy jun iorsenior banquet will be held Thursday evening atxthe Keermore hotel in Emmetsburg Fort Dodge Power Firm Faces 20 Indictments FORT DODGE May 7 Fort Dodge Gas Electric com pany must enter pleas May 13 to 20 indictments returned against it Friday by the Webster county grand jury oa charges of making illegal expenditures in the recent city elec tion clcrstanding that they shall expire on Sept30 1329 and that shall not be considered a precedent nor is an admission by the catrrJ that the rrttes today in effect iia not reasonably low under existing laws From the Missouri river to Chi cago 11 i per 100 pounds to the Mississippi river 7 4 cents per 100 from St Paul and Minneapolis to Chicago 7 cents per 100 from Omaha to the gulf 20 cents per 100 from Kansas City St Joseph Atchi soii and Leavenworth to the gulf 10 cents per 100 from Minneapolis to Duluth 4 cents per 100 from Omaha and Sioux City to Duluth 11 i cents per 100 from Kansas City St Joseph Atchison and venworth to DuluUi 13 cents POLICE RELEASE THREE SUSPECTS 3 Admitted Having Bought Machine Guns and Re sold Them CHICAGO May 7 men held for investigation in con nection with the massacre of seven gangsters last Valentine day were released yesterday by police The men were alleged to have purchased machine guns before the slaughter from Peter Von Frantius One of them Barring an unusually late frost owa will produce a bumper crop of fruit this year according to R S flerrick secretary of the Iowa Horticultural society Nearly fruit tree of bearing age has burst into full bloom this year because of good growing con ditions in 1928 Herrick said Pres ent indications are that only first class fruit will be salable at a fair price this year he warned in advo cating thoro spraying thru the growing season Because of heavy winter killing ot bees Herrick said fruit must not be sprayed during the full bloom period Bees are essential for the pollination of fruit as well as for the production of honey he wnrned and they can not work on sprayed blooms of Kirkland 111 Russell Thompson a former convict Pool Hall Moves SWALEDALE May who was believed to have furnished the two machine guns used for the killing was turned over to author ities at Sycamore III He is chaiged there with firing several shots at llis wife and motherinlaw Thomp son admitted to police that he pur chased guna and resold them William Jackson named by Thompson as one of the buyers vcs released on bonds He will be Charloa Crabb pool hall has been jnigned on a charge of receiving moved to Gibson building property James Shnpc the ly occupied bv the William Hunt1 third man who also wns named batch store i a purchaser of a gun was released Late Frost Is All That Can Hurt Fruit Trees Says Herrick DES MOINES May 7 UPi 1100 from St Louis to New Orleans per cents per 100 entrant in the national balloon elim ination races to earth between 1 and 2 oclock yes terday at Cana voy about 25 miles from hero We are feel ing fine said Lieutenant Settle A little sleepy but ready to start the trip right over again if we had to Tho record for the type of craft used in the elim ination races is 572 miles set by LIEUT SETTLE corn imports There would be no change in the rate on oats rye wheat and flour Changes proposed on other articleo compared with tha existing rates in cluded Haw woo oifaTi fraulcnt Mil rate S4 cents a Hi present rale 81 cents Fresh hecf and vent bill rutr fi rentsit lb prosent ruto n lamb bill rate 7 cents a present 4 cents Frfsh pork bill rate a Hi present rate Cream bill rate 48 cents a TURN TO PAGE 10 COLUMN 4 Horace Paul Bestor Is Ap proved as Member of Farm Group WASHINGTON May 7 senate banking committee today ap proved the nomination of Horace Paul Bestor of St Louis formerly of Grimes Iowa to be a member of the federal farm loan board Bestor was appointed by President Hoover 1MICHAELSON TO ENTER HIS PLEA Congressman Claims Not Guilty on Liquor Indictment KEY WEST Fla May 1 Congressman M A Michaelaon of Illinois was ready today to enter a plea of not guilty in federal court to an indictment on charges of un lawful importation transportation and possession of intoxicating liquor The case was set for 2 oclock this afternoon His attorneys have announced that after their clients plea is en tered they will present a motion to quash and a demurrer to the indict ment In case the court quashes tho indictment its decision would be final but granting of a demurrer would be subject to review by high er courts The congressman was indicted in Jacksonville last fall on testimony that trunks which he brot here from Havana Cuba contained liquors S A U Rasmussen in 1927 Settles record must be checked by the Na tional Aeronautical association be fore it becomes official Lieutenant Settle said he and Bushnell had an enjoyable trip There was some trouble at times 4 with low clouds but there were suf ficient openings to enable them to keep check on their position at all times The landing was deliberate due to the exhaustion of ballast and the fact that gas was low They had no difficulty in preventing their bag from being carried out to sea One Bag Still Missing PITTSBURG May 7 ficials of the national elimination balloon race today awaited word from the bag representing the De troit Times which had not been heard from since it went aloft with 31 othcra here lute Saturday Weather and wind conditions were favorable I E J Hill Detroit pilot of the Times bag and Arthur G Schlosser his aide set an endurance record j for balloons of IOOO cubic meters in 1927 and probably were out to bet Fort Ooclffo Man ISiirncd FORT DODGF May C Vicars was in a critical condi FRENCH PLANE CRASH KILLS 5 Wing Falls Off Bomber and Ship Falls to Avia tion Field BOURGES France May 7 Five French military aviators were killed at tho Avord aviation field last night their bombing plane crashing to earth when a wing dropped off The bodies could be taken from the plane only this morning after experts had removed two unexplodcd bombs wreck of the machine from the tcr their mark it was believed Burlington Wants to Operate Bus Line DES MOINES May 7 The state board of railroad commis sioners announced a hearing at Ol tumwa tomorrow on an application of the Burlington Transportation lion today from burns received company of Chicago to operate a when apartment ciuijfli carrier from Burlington to rn presumably from a lighter rig Otlumwa and from Ottumwa to The company is a suu to succeed Kugcne Meyer who re signed No objection was raiser to the nomination before the comniol which fell to the floor when ViClinriton inituec icnrs dozed skliary of the Burlington railroad AUNT HET By Robert QuiHcn Amy puts on lot of airs since she married rich but she aint never outgnnved the habit of callin it the front room T ;