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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 13, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowa 9s BAILY PAPER Edited for the Home ANB MASOK CITX HOME EDITION VOL XXXV CENTS PER COFT ASSOCIATED PRESS 3UBASBD WIRH REPORT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY 131929 UNITED PHES3 AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 185 JUDGE OPENS DES MOINES Iowa Banker TRIO ESCAPES AFTER GETTING LOOT OF 2jr Held Prisoners All Night by Bandits H S Van Alstine Gil more City Forced to Unlock Safe CITY May 13 Bandits today held up H S Van Alstine cashier of the Gil more City Savings bank and escaped with 55 000 in cash after holding the Van Alstine family prisoners in their home allnight Van Alstine is a former state sen ator and well known in Iowa politi cal circles The bandits two men and a wom an appeared at the Van Alstine nome at about oclock last night Each carried shotguns One entered thru the rear door and two thru the front of the house Herding Mr and Mrs Van Al stine their son Francis and daugh ter Mrs M Holland of Chicago and her tow children into an upstairs room the bandits kept watch over the family thruout the night warn ing the members that any outcry would result in death About 9 oclock this morning Van Alstine the son and daughter were loaded into a car arid taken to the toli call1 fbr tfeeVaridlts dashed to their car arid started inthe direc tiori of Humboldt Police were notified a few min utes later ari3 posses started a search for the trio but have been unable to find any traces Mrs Van Alstine is mayor of Gil more City Funeral of Mrs Stock Long Time Resident Is Held at Dumont Church DUMONT May Flor entina Stock an old resident of Du mont died at the home of her daughter Mrs Lizzie Pecht with WASHINGTON Will Rogers PHILADELPHIA Pa May I paid for this joke I want to see it In the papers right At Baltimore Friday in the big race I bet on four horses all to win a place and show Bluecoat was tipped to me by Governor Ritchie who 1 think was WP r k I n g on commission One was called the N u t Well birds of a feather m u s I back each othWJLU ROGERS er I bet Earl Sandys Hermitage because San dys my friend Then there was a horse called Soul of Honor from Oklahoma Theres real humor for you I had all these tickets in my outside coat pocket and some re publican senator or congress man pinched em I discovered it just as they go to the post so my only hope was to pray for em all to lose and they did They all four ran last So imagine that re publican scoundrels embarrass ment i The Lord was with us demo crats but not often Yours GERMANS WANT TO PAY DEBTS THRU NEW BANK Allies Object to Using Prof its to Settle Reparations OARIS May 13 Hjalmar Schacht head of the German reparations delegation who spent theweekendat Essen conferring with leading Ruhr valley industrial ists and bankers was back in Paris today and hard at work with Sir oslah Stamp of Great Blrtain on IB text of the Reparations commia ons report Finishing touches to the tentative eport of the committee to the eparations commission and to the terested governments occupied Sir osiah Dr Schacht and their secre arlol forces while most of the other xperts were touring the country or aying flying visits home Adopts German Condition Sir Josiah agreed with the Gor an experts to incorporate in the epbrt a German condition on the uspension of payments of onehalf fthe protectedpart of annuities the financial situation in he reichjustified it and also to the nostponemeht evenof the collection iiij for HOPE TO CROSS ATLANTIC ABANDONED BY PARTY LEADERS Fess and Borah Talk With Hoover About Party Break whom she has made her home for a good many years Mr and Mrs Stock were early settlers in this vicinity living on a farm south of town Mr Stock died 22 years ago The surviving children are Au gust William Mrs Lizzie Pecht of Dumont Fred of Aredale Henry of Hampton Arthur of Mazomanie Wis and Simon Kanawha services were held this at the Reform church and burial the German Reform cemetery nine miles southwest of Dumont Wea IOWA WEATHER Mostly cloudy Monday night and Tuesday with probably showers warmer in northeast portion Monday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at oclock a m Monday Warmest Sunday 72 lowest in Night 42 At 8 A M Mondayj 56 For like period ending at 8 oclock May 13 a m Sunday Warmest Saturday 61 Lov est in Night 43 has dealt out just enough disagreeable weather to produce great appreciation for such a day as Sunday Or the second half of Saturday South wind warm sun budding trees flowering tulips and several other things combined to convince evedybody that May is just an Iowa Republican leaders today aban doned suggestions for an all summer recess and determined to mold the jarty majorities in congress into working shape for early decision on the controversial farm relief and tariff issues President Hoover took the ini tiative yesterday in bringing his scattered forces in the senate to gether inviting Senator Borah o Ldaho to luncheon and the critic of he Idahoai Senator Fess of Ohio o dinner at the white hquse Today Senator Watson of Indi ana the republican leader put his foot down on talk of an all summe recess altho he announced a willing ness to consider a recess of threi weeks or a month beginning early next month after the house com pletes the tariff measure and whll it ia under study of the senate fi nance committee Mr Hoover is disturbed over th party break in the senate which wa hrot into the open when Senato Fess the republican whip mad public a letter condemning Senato Borah and the other pseudo re publicans for failing to support th Hoover views on farm relief Besides Senator Fesa other guest at the dinner party included som members of the house and Secre tary Good of the war department The republican senators said th Sabbath day visits were purely so cial with no reference to the in jvolved political situation Howeve there were signs at the capitol to day that Mr Hoover was mos anxious that the threatened discus sion in the senate today on th pgeudo republican letter be hal ed Senator Brookhart of Iowa on of those mentioned in the Fess le ter as a pseudo republican hi given notice he would speak on tb point today Ian by anofchen international eranceof experts should a certain eriod of operation show the neces Ity for such a step Several other conditions to which heGermans subordinated accept nce of the annuities proposed by 3wen D Young have been whittled o almost nothing and will probably ppear in the report only as stipu ations There was still another question owever that may provoke discus ion with the creditors The Ger ians want the payments of annui ties beyond 37 years to come solely rom the profits of the proposed in ernational bank On the other hand ontentlon of the allies is that when he reparations money is paid over t is theirs that any profits on this money thru banking operations be ong to the creditors and that pay ng annuities out of the banks prof ts would be like asking the allies to lay their own reparations Is Small Obstacle This matter however is looker upon as a smaller obstacle than de nands for the suspension and post lonement of payments of part of he annuities and the eventful revls on plan now being set on foot It was remarked in French circles this afternoon that it was hardly worth while to to so much trouble o prepare another reparations set lement now it is to hold good only a few years The first Dawes Jlan was declared good enough fo temporary application Termination of the committee abors is row looked for before thi end of the week since the expert aeem determined to wind up ne gotiationa one way or another Flyers Ready to Take Off in Ten Days 600 Horsepowered Plane Can Make 140 Miles an Hour N EW YORK May themselves a schedule of 30 hours in which to reach Paris three French flyers hope to soar away from Roosevelt Field L I within 10 days in a huge single motored monoplane If successful the sir raiders Rene LeFevre Armeno Lot ti Jr and Jean Assailant would better by three hours the standing record established in 1927 by Col Charles A Lindbergh The contemplated schedule was made known here last night oil the arrival of Lotti and Assailant who joined LeFevre today at the field Lotti financial backer the flight said the venture would be at tempted simply out of sportsmai ship The monoplane a Bernard pow ered with a 600 horsepower His DISTRICT COURT GRAN fS DEMAND OF SIX STUDENTS President Wayman Calls Classes After 3Day Squabble DES MOINES May 13 Moines university virtually all trace of the egg bombardment that resulted in Its closing indefinitely removed continued classes as usual today It was reopened at after a suspension of all classes over the weekend by a restraining order issued on behalf of six students ancj read to President Harry C Way man over the telephone The an nouncement of the reopening read to the students by the president from the steps of the administration building was greeted with cheers and an orderly march of students to their classes Miss Edith M Rembac secretary of the board refused to comment on the injunctionShe said however that the injunction is a court order and will have to be obeyed She ve panoSuiza engine has been at tused to coninlent turtuer or to gve Roosevelt field undergoing a indication as to whether tha riloj Reno lipejvre jiard Lotti f Jean Aaaal ant lelt to light and above the single motored Bcr fly New York to Paris starting a lew days ng up for the past week All is now ready for the flight Lotti said the capability tests of the plane having een made in France prior to its brot to this country on the Leviathan last week The flight will be over the Great Circle route LeBourget field is the objective Theplane nas a cruising and can PLANE CRASHES Two Others Severely Injured in Accidents Involving Four Planes By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Five persqnswere killed and two ithers were Sunday air Iarie crashes One of four airplanes Fatally When Machine Tips Dhioan Found Unconscious and Bleeding Beneath Motorcycle May Mad sen 22 was probably fatally injured nvolved in the accidents was an when turnedover on Capacity House Attends Senior Play at Bristov BRISTOW May capacity house witnessed the senior class play And Mary Did at the the ater here The following seniors were members of the cast Clell Early Clarence Welcher Leonard JHinken Hulda Miller Vclma Miller Nida Miller Valda Walsh Anna Voights Gilberta Rose Eva Trindle and Lee Richards BRITAIN CALLS OUT INFANTRY Situation in Canton Causes Troops to Be Held in Readiness CANTON China May 13 view of the uncertainty of the sit uation at Canton a detachment of 150 British light Infantry was stand ing by at Hong Kong today in readi ness to establish a garrison at the British concession of Shameen from which the last troops were removed in October Canton was quiet today but the situation at Shamsul fifty miles from Canton was still somewhat obscured despite reports of an arm istice rmy pursuit ship andtwo others vere borrowedplanes Staff Sergt Homer O Johnson vas killed and Lieut O K Roath vas injured seriously bnn the army lane crashed shortly alter taking off at Little Rock ArkThe ship vas one of 36 planes that had stopped at Little Rock on the way rrom Galveston Texas to Dayton Ohio for air maneuvers Raymond Kettenofen 23 radio repair man and amateur pilot and his brother Gordon 36 a bank1 teller both of Los Angeles lost their lives in a crash of a borrowed plane in a windstorm near Comp on Los Angeles suburb An apparent attempt to stunt at a low altitude ina borrowedplane resulted in the death of Kenneth Graham 25 a licensed pilot and serious injury to Richard Dobbs 23 a student pilot at Eureka Kans Witnesses said the plane went into a spin at 400 feet and crashed Cristopher Evans chief instruc tor of the Granby Quebec Airplane club was killed trying out a plane at the clubs field A wing tore and the plane crashed 1500 feet the road a mile south of Plainfield about 9 oclock Sunday morning A motorcycle policeman who was ahead of him saii Madsen was raveling at great speed and when he heard the noise turned around just as the accident occurred He iound Madsen lying unconscious be neath the machine with blood flow ing from his mouth nose and cars Madsen was taken to Plainsfield and a physician called from Nashua who pronounced his wounds prob ably fatal He had received a skull fracture at the base of the brain the physician said Madsen Is now in a hospital in Waverly where his condition is unchanged He had gone thru Plainfield about two months is said on hi way to Glenville Minn where he intended to work on a farm Natur alization papers which were found in his pocket showed him to be R native of Denmark and a resident of Ohio He regained consciousness long enough to say tives in Minnesota he had rela WOOtURDWERS TO FORM POOL Ames Extension Man Ad dresses Wright County Meetingat Clarion CLARION May W Mc of the extensoin service of Iowa State college at Ames met wilh the wool growers of Wright county here Saturday evening for a discussion of marketing and grades of wool Mr McDonald explained what constitutes grades as eslab ishcd at the present time and also jave information as to the plau ised by the Iowa Fleece Wool growers association in organizing local pools Wright county has nearly 200 small flocks of sheep and by or ganizing and selling together these small flock owners are given the ad vantage of selling on a graded basis and in a larger quantity according to Mr McDonald This would put them on the same basis as the large producers he said A pool will probably be formed fit once including sill wool growers in Wright county Farmena in Belmond township have been pooling their wool for several years and the mure fact that they have got together a few thousand pounds of wool has attracted buyers from all over tlie middle west and the highest bidder took the lot lie acceleratedto as 30 hours Lptti allowanc was raade for a tail wind This I encountered would appreciably low er the time We hope to start after May 19 ivhich is next Sunday Lotti said It is our intention to take advan agre of the favorable conditions ex acted to prevail immediately he ore and after the new moon which s due on the 25th Our primary purpose is to show rustees would seek to halt the in unction Shields in Toronto Dr T T Shields president of he board was in Toronto Canada t was by his order that the unlver ity was closed Saturday night as ie and three noard meittbors were taken from closet to tn tration building ivndet he transAtlantic lone by a French crew flight plane can and Lotti is 31 years of age Assailant ind LeFevre 24 STUDENT TOOK OWN LIFE CLAIM Famed Detective Insists Har vard Man Was Not Murdered WINDSOR Conn May 13 Reaffirming his declaration that Walter T Huntfugton Harvard stu dent killed himself while home on a I some changes are made weekend visit County Detective J board Edward J Hickey today was con centrating on what he termed new Iowa Pastor III BURLINGTON May 13 Hev N J Peiffer pastor of St Pat ricks cmirch here recently ap pointed by Bishop Rohlman of Dav enport to the pastorate nf St Body of Almus Jones Is Taken to Dumont DUMONT May ser vices for Almus Jones who was found dead Friday morning at the home of Neil Neilson a half mile soutti of Aredale and whose body was brot to the C R Martin under taking rooms here was held Sunday afternoon at the United Brethren church Burial was in the Harlan cemetery northwest of town by the side of his wife who died in 1912 The children who survive are Glenn H Geneva Mervel Rockwell Mrs Clarsena Johnson Rockford 111 Oral Rockford III Darrell Geneva and Elsie Hampton Ft Dodge Power Firms Hearing Is Postponed FORT DODGE May 13 Hearing on 20 indictments returned against the Ft Dodge Gas and Elec tric company on a charge of making illegal campaign expenditures was postponed until Wednesday Tho hearing had been set for today The indictments alleged that the com pany spent in the mayoralty Marys church Muscatine is cntlcampaign which ended March cally ill in a hospital here with apwith the defeat of John M Shau foi STOLEN CLOTHES ARE RECOVERED Suit Case Containing Gar ments Returned to Han lontown Teachers HANLONTOWN May Helen Schnelter and Miss Helen Strawhorn Hanlontown teachers who lost clothing taken from their parked car in Mason City May 3 have recovered it c l Boys playing on the creek bank OpaniSn Wai Veterans Rebman had hiddenin the1 closet duringa student bombardment of the structure with eggs and stonca It was only a miracle that wo were saved Miss Rebman said The students she added would mve torn him Dr Shields limb from limb if they had found him Miss Rebman against whom stu dents made numerous threats dur ing thetwo hours they milled about the campus awaiting the expecteci court order did not apepar at the university this morning President Wavemen asked her and Max Schimpf of New York a trustee to remain away from the campus ior the sake of maintaining student or der Schimpf was present on the cam pus during the early morning but was not present when Dr Wayman read the order reopening the insti tution To Honor All Credits Dean Arthur E Bennett of tho college of education said all cred its of the university would be hon ored up to June 4 He issued the announcement after n conference with members of the Iowa state in tercollegiate committee of scholas tic standards I do not expect committee to honor any credits at ter that date he added unless in the evidence which his belief The detective would substantiate found an adherent Minneapolis Man May Be Assistant Postmaster General WASHINGTON May 13 ficial circles today were discussing a ic Gertrude Schultz childhood friend the dead student who de clared Huntington was able to use either hand almost equally well The body had a bullet mark in the left side of the head a fact which was instrumental In influencing the for mal finding of two medical exam ners that the youth was killed by report that Arch Colcman master at Minneapolis was post being strongly considered for the post of first assistant postmaster general to succeed John H Bartlctt who has been offered the chairmanship of the international joint commis sion not far from the C N W station discovered the suit case containing all the clothing with the exception of a few articles A sorority pen be longing to Miss Strawhora was found pinned to a garment The grip waa taken while tho two young women were attending the juniorsenior banquet of Hanlon high school at the Yellow Lan tern inn pendicit j mayor Luvome Firemen to Give Comedy LUVERNE May Lu verne fire department is planning to put on a musical comedy Sixty Miles a MinuH The proceeds of the comedy will be used to buy more equipment The matter of credits seemingly was the chief worry of the students early this morning When Dr Way manappeared before them about and read them the order of Dr Shields closing the institution ard announced that he would carry out that order to the letter students asked each other what will become of our creditsfor this semester The court order was signed by Judge O S Shiinkland of the Pclh TURN TO PACK 10 COLUMN some one else At that time it was not known lluntingtou was ambi dexterous Miss Schultz said the student wasl particular in keeping his finger j nails cared for and said that nhe noticed when she saw his body that the nails were chewed down to the quick Hickey professed to see in this an indication of nervous wor ry compatible with his theory of suicide The finding of half a dozen blood stained handkerchiefs one a worn ans in the students pockets has led to differences of opinion by the officials as to how they were used Medical Examiner Henry N Cos tello of Hartford and Aaron T Pratt of Windsor each declared that the discovery gave reason to be lieve Huntington was not alone when shot Hickey on the other iiand asserted that the stained hand kerchiefs clinched his belief of Garner Entertained GARNER May and Mrs E H Wahlert entertained at their home veterans of the Spanish American war at a 7 oclock chicken dinner Saturday night The dining room was decorated in red white and blue and the house was filled with cut flowers A ship model served as a centerpiece for the dinner table It bore the inscription Remember the Maine The veterans were County Treas urer and Mrs John Surballe County Superintendent J R Baggti Mr and Mrs W E Klingaman A W in town where they were killed by Anderson and their host Sheriff E train 61 na it came around the i H Wahlert i curve Horaes Killed by Train ROCK FALLS May horses belonging to T B Morse got out of the pasture during the night and wandered to the railroad yrrds AUNT HET By Robert Quillen They meant the party to be a surprise to me but I knowed somethin was tip when Ia took a bath ;