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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 10, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITE O M E EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 10 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL BERVICH NO 183 WEST OPPSES TARIFF CHANGE HOOVER MUST TURN TO HOUSE FOR FARM AID President Expects Lower Body to Undo Deben ture Action By JAMES t WEST Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON May 10 President Hoovers legislative program has had rather rough go ing in the preliminary stages of its development on capitol hill but administration officers assert they are far from discouraged by the present outlook As the situation now stands it would appear that the chief exec utive must turn to the house for the undoing of senate action in ap proving the export debenture pro posal as a measure of farm relief Hnd that he must look to the senate for support of his idea of a limit ed tariff revision This condition is not at all un usual but it has attracted more than ordinary notice Two factors enter into this the first that the actions of the senate and of the tariff committee followed so upon one another and the hat they furnished first baromStiC indications as to the state of the atmosphere between the capitol and the white house From Statement While the president has refrained from any public statement regard the tariff billhe has letsqme His friends know Ibathe has ideas as to what con futes revision of the act llhere also is gossip in some offl ll circles that a number of the re visions proposed by the ways and means committee republicans fail to find favor with him just as they do in some congressional circles repub lican as well as democratic Since the republican leadership in the house is fairly well committed to the committee measure adminis tration officials expect comparative ly few broad changes in that cham ber They also appreciate that the majority leaders in attempting any general rewriting might find them selves facing a situation in the house that easily could get beyond their control Leaders Voice Hegrer Pending final house action sen ate leaders are unprepared to pre TUKN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 3 Seven Pupils of Nashua High School Initiated Into Quill and Scroll NASHUA May Nashua chapter of Quill andScroll nation al honorary society ror high school journalists held its initiation be fore an all high school asscmijly Wednesday afternoon when seven new members were taken in They were Ernest Tigges Donald Frisby Elmer Greene Marian Huntley Vin cent Bloom Robert Tracy and Una belle Chandler In order to gain membership in this society a stu dent must have done outstanding work in journalism IOWA FORECAST Showers probable Friday night and Saturday somewhat colder in cast portion Saturday LOCAL STATISTICS G weather figures for 24 h period ending at 8 oclock a m Friday Thursday 63 degrees Tniveac in Night 40 degrees At 8 A ar Friday 50 degrees With the wind back in the south Thursday the mercury ascended 9 degrees higher than on the previous day Clouds obscured the svm from the start Friday morning and by 9 oclock a drizzle was under way the first real precipitation since April Borah and Nye in Reply to Fess Will Rogers PHILADELPHIA May propose the following amend ment to our constitution All voters in all states are hereby asked to pass the following resolution ad dressed to their senators and congres sm en We want you to help our partic ular district as far as it is le gitimately pos sible without of course expense or injury to any other part of our country but please keep in WILL ROGERS mind that even should the president be of your opposite political faith or even not of your particular and per sonal branch of your same faith be it understood that it wont be necessary to be reelected back for you to poison the president shoot his dog spit in his coffee or question his integrity In fact you can act like a gentleman and while it will be a surprise we wont hold it against you at the next election Tours WILL Copyright 1929 FARMER FINDS HIRED MAN DEAD Almus Jones Thot to Have Been Victim of Heart Disease AREDALE May Jones 56 year old farm hand was found dead in his bed early this morning by his employer Neils Neil son farmer living a half mile south of here Death was the result of heart disease doctors said Mr Jones had been in good health all spring and was feeling well when he went to bed Upon his failure to answer at the usual morning call Mr Neilson investigated and found the hired man dead Mr Jones had been working at the Neilson farm since early in March Previous to that lime he had lived wtih his brother Melviu Jones at Sheffield Funeral ar rangements have not been made pending word from relatives CANTON FIGHTS OFF ATTACKERS WITH AIRPLANE Four Gunboats Take Re fuge Near American Warships pANTON May 10 guered Canton today success fully suppressed the first fighting to grow out of the invasion of Kwang tung province by the Kwangsi mili tary faction silencing and forcing surrender of four gunboats in the harbor which rebelled A combined attack of a lone but effective airplane and of the land batteries of Macao and Honam Is land caused the warships to flee to positions between American and British warships in the harbor They were eventually boarded and disarmed The attack occurred off the bor ders of the Shameen foreign conces sion and caused consternation there ooth foreigners and Chinese being panic stricken There possibly were some casualties in the concession several shells having fallen there Meanwhile the entire city was under martial law and in a generally unstable condition with predictions being freely made that its fall to the advancing Kwangsi armies cquldbe expected vrithin acjay and aTviaifftTKere most scanty Information regarding mili tary developments however due to NAME PRESENTED the rigid censorship imposed by the Cantonese authorities A lone note of optimism was heard in the statement of Admiral Chan Chat commanderinchief of the Cantonese navy who said he be lieved the tide was turning In Kwangtungs favor Reinforcements were expected from South Hunan to attack Kwaugsi on the north This with Yunanese attacking from the west would relieve the pressure on Kwangtung he said MINISTER SUES 4 ME WORKERS Pastor Wants Damages Claiming1 Slan der by Quartet ROCKFORD Til May 10 Trial of the libel suit brot by John A Logan Warren deposed pastor of the Durand 111 Metho dist Kpiscopal church against four Methodist workers has been set for next Tuesday The defendants will ask a contin uance until the October term An other 550000 slander suit against six members of the Durand church is set for trial at that term Warrens suit against tha Rev Frank Sheets pastor of the Oregon III Methodist church the Rev C K Carpenter of Baileyville superin tendent of the Rock River district jand George Fruitz and Judd Van Sickle is based on charges made against him in 1927 when he was unfrocked at a conference hearing Illicit relations with Hazel Lambs a domestic employed by him were alleged The domestic now mar ried is being sought by the defense as a witness She is said to be liv ing in St Louis Library Is Popular at Minnesota Reformatory ST CLOUD Minn itay 10 Inmates of the St Cloud reforma tory for men here are cultivating a taste for readingwith 40 per cent of their demand for reading matter representing works of fiction A li brary of 7000 volumes is main tained all of the time with an ex change service offeved by the state board of control More than 110000 i withdrawals of books were recorded L during the last year In addition i magazinea are offered the inmates Theodore Roosevelt Jr who is being suggested to take the place of Horace BI Towncr as governor of Porto lllco who has resigned Governor Towncr is an lowatt KING ORDERS PARLIAMENT END General Election to Be Held in Great Britain This Month LONDON May 10 British parliament which had been in existence since the general elec tion of 1924 when the Ramsey Mac Donald labor government was de feated came to an end today In accordance with British prac tice limiting the life of parliament to five years nominations for the new parliament will close on May 20 and a general election thruout Great Britain will be held 10 days later Parliament was prorogued short ry afternoon today following delivery by proxy of a speech from the throne in which the work of the parliament was reviewed In speech King George placed himself and his government back of new activities of the United States in promotion of world peace ant in ternational disarmament He specif ically mentioned the Kellogg anti war pact and the speech of Am bassador Gibson at Geneva seeking broad naval disarmament ROOSEVELT IS MENTIONED FOR TOWNERPLACE President Undecided on Appointment to Porto Rico Claim WASHINGTON May 10 Theodore Roosevelt has been recom mended to President Hoover for the governorship of Porto Rico by prominent persons both there and in this country but it was said at the white house today that the chief executive so far had reached no do cision regarding the post A number of other names are bc inc considered by Mr Hoover Roosevelt is at present in the inter ior of China It also was said at the white house that announcement of the governor general of the Philippine Islands might be expected within a week or two Brig Gen Frank R McCoy has been mentioned prominently in connection with the office but it was suggested today that the preni dents choice might lie elsewhere I TWO MORE IOWA COUNTIES PASS ROAD PROJECTS Dallas and Fremont Give Bond Issues Good Majorities By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A PPROVAL of road bond issues by voters of Dallas and Fremont counties yesterday raises to 000 the total authorized in seven owa counties favored a ssue while Fremont county passed a 415000 issue by a five to one vote Sixtyeight counties now have voted bonds nearly ihreefourths the amount provided in the state bond issue declared unconstitutional by the Iowa supreme court The vote in pallas county was much lighter than anticipated less than one third of the countys reg istered strength being recorded Adel the cpunty seat approved the bonds 528 to 44 and Perry the larg est city gave the project an 834 to 316 majority Woodward De Sota and Van Meter opposed the issue claiming it was said that they were dissatisfied with location the roads to be paved Dallas county roads to be sur faced under the Ispuo include U S No 38 and TowaTJos 7 and 17 The j countys primary highways already are graveled In Fremont county the bonds wil be used to improve Iowa No 3 to join the paving in Page county which has approved a second bone RADIO COMMISSIONER Funeral Rites for Mrs Herman Kohler Held at New Hampton NEW HAMPTON May funeral Mrs Herman Koehler 38 who died here on Monday morn ing of tuberculosis was held attlie St Pauls Lutheran church Wed nesday afternoon at 2 oclock The Rev William Engclke the pastor had charge of the services Burial was made in Graceland cemetery Mrs Koehler was born on May 1 1892 in Pommerania Germany and was a daughter of Mr and Mrs Ferdinand Pagel of this city She came to this country with her par ents and was confirmed In the Lu theran church here She was mar ried to Herman Koehler in 1932 and they lived for a number of years il Minnesota and in Chippewa Falls Wis Later they moved to Arizona for her health Besides her husband four child ren survive Harry 10 Arlene 12 1 Evelyn 9 and Lena 7 Brookhart Resolution Calls Attention to Alleged Frauds WASHINGTON May 10 vestigation of real estate and issue of Sidney favored the issue 393 to 25 River ton approved the bonds 165 to 8 and Farragut recorded a 130 to 17 favorable vole PRESENTATION THRILLS HELEN Very Beautiful Says Ten nis Star of Brief Moment Before Queen LONDON May 10 Wills who abandoned tennis for royalty for a few hours yesterday left for the Hague today a very thrilled American girl The young Californian who ha been thru many gruelling sporlf ordeals with unruffled calm showec a typical debutantes excitement she related her emotions oa her presentation to Queen Mary It was perfectly beautiful she said as she hurriedly packed her court gown and tennis frocks to catch an early morning train Ij was not a bit nervous Everything was managed so well that one felt almost at ease It was really beau tiful the whole scene was BO color ful Never as long as I live shall I forget it The tennis star had nthing to say about the mob scenes that were William D L of New Vorlt is the new member of tho federal radio commis sion EXPERTS AWAIT GERMAN REPORT Debt Committee Marks Time to Get Acceptance Conditions PARIS May 10 head of the expert delegations to the rep arations committee resumed theii Tabors today in a calm that con trasted strongly with news of nerv ousness in London to reduce her share of reparations payments The question of the partition of the sums to be received from Ger many has dropped into the back ground It was felt here that the declaration of Winston Churchill chancellor of the exchequer in the house of commons simply meant that only a partial agreement could be reached by which the repara tions relations between German and the allied governments as whole could be worked out leaving the question of a division of the re parations to the allied powers them selves This morning was spent mostly in conversations tending to help the Germans put in writing their con ditions to acceptance of the pro posaln submitted by Owen D finance corporations of the District I of Columbia alleged to have misrep resented bonds sold on apartment houses in Pittsburgh Philadelphia Buffalo and Washington was in a resolution today by Senator Brookhart republican Iowa Declaringthat millions of dol lari of real estate mortgage notes and bonds have tcen sold thruout the United States thru alluring ad vertisement in magazines and news papers the resolution called atten tion to charges that the Common wealth Finance corporation of New York had been defrauded of more than of its assets by rea son of fraudulent misrepresenta tions as to real estate values in the District of Columbia The resolution also alleged that some financial operators of the dis trict particularly the P H Smith company and its subsidiaries had been debarred from selling bonds in Pennsylvania and Ohio because of irregular practices enacted last night on the Mall as Iowa Man Burned to Death in Automobile DUBUQUE May 10 Ende 35 Fcstina was burned to I dropped she waited in a parked car for her entrance to Buckingham palace The curiosity of throngs of specta tors fighting their way thru the crowds shouting We Want Helen did not bother the champion DISLIKE SERMON PASTOR IS SLAIN Four Members of Congrega tion Said to Have At tacked Minister PORTLAND Ore May 10 The RQV Andrew Lajunen pastor of the Finnish Pcntacostal church at Mullan Idaho died in a hospital here today from a fractured skull alleged to have been inflicted by four members of his congregation because they objected to a sermon Before his death the minister told detectives that he had refused to sign a complaint against the four men whom he was unable to name j and that an investigation of the case by officers at Mullan had been LIQUOR PLEADS Woman to Pay Fine for Buy ing Gallon of Moon shine ELGIN III May 10 plea oC guilty for purchasing liquor will be entered here next Monday by a woman who today arranged her plea aCtcr a consultation with States Attorney George D Cur bary A fine of 5100 and 525 for costs will be paid the attorney an nounced The action is taken by Carbary under a revised state tute and is the first of I La kind the state Purchasers of liquor here tofore have been unmolested A gallon of moonshine found in hed with the daughter of Mrs Helen Ambrose is thn evidence tho rcform prosecutor will present to Judge O C Allen Mrs Ambrose called on me and wanted to know what her punish ment would be if she pleaded guilty I told her she would be fined 100 and 25 for costs Attorney Car bary said She will plead guilty and pay her fine I am satisfied the purchase of liquor on the womans part was a commercialized proposition In ft raid Carbarys agents found a pal Ion of liquor in the bed with the wo mans 12 year old daughter John Ambrose the womans lius band was fined 5200 and costs eral months ago for selling liquor Assails Trio for Position on Debenture Ohioan Claims Senators Are to Blame for Break in Party Ranks TITASHINGTON May 10 V export debenture proposal re mained the most lively topic of the farm relief discussion on the senate side of the capitol today despite that it was definitely voted into the bill under consideration there two days ago The animosities aroused during the long dispute over the debenture provision in fact have almost com pletely overshadowed the disagree ment over the proposal to exclude ruits and vegetables from operation f the farm aid machinery proposed n the measure which was the sub ect formally before the chamber or discussion yesterday and today The situation was brot into the ipen by a letter written by Senator ess of Ohio the assistant repub ican whip to Marshall Sheppey of Toledo assailing pseudorepubli cans for the break in the partys ranks over the debenture issue am naming Senators Borah of Idaho Mye of North Dakota and Brook lart of Iowa Sharp retorts were immediately made by all three o the senators who supported th chief executive during the presideu tial campaign but voted against hi announced posiUoa in giving the support to the debenture proposal Fess Scores Borah Senator Borah the 0110 porso responsible for the special session Fess wrote after mentioning that h had opposed the calling of congress refused to go akmg with the presi dent and supported the debentur against which the president ha written a letter to the chairman o the committee Senator Nye an other who had sought the presi dents promise for a special session went against the president Senate Brookhart who had done Eiich val iant service for the president in th campaign early broke away fron the president and became his mos bitter critic on the floor of the sen ate Senator Borah in a statement on the Fess letter said ho had fo three years been an advocate of a debenture as the most immediati and certain method of relieving th farmer engaged in producing com modities of which we have a sur plus from his present distress ha voted Wednesday according to rn longsettled convictions raid woul lot know how to vote otherwise Borah Makes JJeplj In the support which 1 sincercl gave Mr Hoover I did not get th idea that I was to be deprived eve afterward of voting upon publi measures in accordance with in own views be siid I um sur that Mr Hoover did not assume fo a moment that by my stipprrt I was changing my views upon public questions or surrendering the right Lo form them Senator Nye said that who freely resort to the term pscudo republicau would do well to com pare their own republicanism with TUUN TO IAttK COLUMN 5 OWAN SEEKING MORE DELAY ON HOUSE MEASURE death last night when his automo bile overturned near Port Atkinson The body badly burned was re moved to Fort Atkinson The car was destroyed The pastor went to Spokane three days after the attack and then came here to visit a friend His condition grew worse and he entered the hospital Lakota Student Will Edit Daily lowan IOWA CITY jVTay 10 Virgil L Lcwii of Lakota will be editor of the Dnlly Inwan University of Iowa student newsoaper next yrar with Kenneth Greene of Fort LOBBYING WILL BE DISGUSSEDI Range Ore Companies Peti tion for Injunctions Against Village Officers VIRGINIA Minn May 10 The whole question of iron range communities employing lobbyists toj appear before the Minnesota legisj latnre is expected to be thrown open here Saturday in district court j A hearing is scheduled for that time on orders naming village of ficers of Mountain Iron and Buhl to show cause why they should not bo restrained from collecting expense money for going to the state capitol to lobby for or against bills relat ing to the ore industry Four range ore companion have filed petitions in district court re questing Injunctions to restrain the village treasurers from issuing war rants in payment of the bills Moun tain Iron village officers have filed expense statements totaling S833 while Buhl village officers ask to reimburse them for trips to St York Delegation Is WithWesterners in Opposition JJTASHINGTON May 10 pronounced division in republl an ranks over the tariff revision ill with a large block of members the agricultural west and soms rom the industrial east rallying round an opposition banner today ad republican leaders of the housa n a quandary A conference of the entire repuh can membership was called to meet this afternoon after several ours more of general debate on 10 measure in an attempt tn mooth out some of the difficulties Indications were however that urther meetings would have to be eld before a decision could be eached regarding the procedure nder which the measure will be aken up for amendment Ask for Postponement The western complaint against he bill crystalized yesterday even leforc it was brot up on the floor or beginning oC debate republl ans from 10 western states join ing in criticism of the proposed arm duties and deciding to ask the republican caucus today to post pone action on a special rule Chairman Hawley of tho ways and means committee on tbe other hand asserted that tbe rate of changes represented a higher aver age of percentage in protection for ogricultural commodities than for ma nu fac tures Before the flay was over the westerners had gained support from tho New York republican delega tion oiie of whom Heprescntativo Growl her a member of the ways and means committee made an ap peal for a duty on bides He soiurht tariff protection for leather find boots and shoes all o which remain on the free list in the proposed bill N Y Sides Witli West The New York republicans said hey thot the farmers were entitled o morn liberal treatment and they were expected to support the west erners in their request for a rule nl owing amendments tn be offered to the agricultural schedule Representative Dickinson of Iowa ivho was appointed by the western conference to present the petition to the caucus for postponement of ac tion on an amendment limiting rules until the group had had more time to study the bill declared tho mean lire fell far short oC the wests ex pectations Unless schedules embracing live cattle hides casein tapioca sago potato stnrch blnck strap molasses long staple cotlon flax seed and butter arc thrown open to amend ment he said the tariff bill would not meet the requirements of the middle wcst fulfill the campaign pledges made In the last campaign Muy Hiivo Tong Debutc Of the articles mentioned only black strap molasses for use In manufacture of industrial alcohol and flax seed are given higher du ties in the proposed bill while long staple cotton tapioca and sygvj are retained on the free list Since the house leaders appear to he in no hurry to adopt a rule limit ing discussion indications are that general debate would be allowed to run for perhaps a week Dodge business manager Paul in connection legislation with pending AUNT HEX By Robert Quillcn Im tired ouf huh after roadin a hook like that Ive Ifot to go to prayur nieclin or take a bath ;