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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 14, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MAY HOME EDITION UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPIxEUENTAL SERVICE NO 186 TELEPHONE SYSTEMS MERGED Dr Shields EDITH REBMAN WILL TELL ALL AT CONFERENCE Trustee Head Claims He Was Advised to Leave Town DUPFALO N Y Mpy li The Buffalo Evening News says today that Dr Thomas T Shields now on his way from Toronto Ont to preside at the annual convention of the Baptist Bible Union of North America criticized Des Moines po lice in a long distance telephone conversation with the paper The paper said he declared his doubt that Des Moines was a safe city to haibor the university in re ferring to the recent trouble at the school Dr Shields is expected to explain the trouble in his address to night He asserted according to the News that the Iowa police failed to quell the riot and the school as quickly as possible and that they refused to station even aconsta ble on the campus to protect the board of trustees until its session was ended He is reported as saying I wished to remain in Dea Moines over night JpuJ was told I had Better get out of immediately Actions of Des Moines Police CHICAGO May 14 ing45 minutes in Chicago between Miss Edith Rebman secre tarytreasurer and a principal of the Dos Moines university contro versy played tagtoday with news paper photographers and several hundred amused suburbanites Flashlights boomed all thru the La Salle street station as Miss Reb man ran from room to room in an effort to escape Cornered finally in a rest room the darkeyed comely secretary de clared her plan of action I am going to tell all she said Im going to relate the whole story on the floor of the Baptist Union convention in Buffalo and I am sure the convention willapprove of the actions of officials during the strike Hopes to Vindicate Herself She will battle she told newspa permen to vindicate herself and Dr Thomas T Shields president of the Bible Union and costorm center in the Des Moines university strike We are going to fight to prove our innocence of any wrongdoing she flasti3d Dr Shields and I are determined that when the conven tion is over we may go back to the we a smirch on our reputations Miss Rebman was escorted by MaxmllJian Schimpf a trustee of the university She seemed to be suffering no Illeffects from the ac cident in Des Moines just before TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 6 VICE PRESIDENT B C Way vice president of the Western Electric Telephone system becomes vico president of the Northwestern Bell Tele phone company operating in five states with the consolida tion of the two companies an nounced Tuesday He will con tinue to remain In Mason Clity WOMAN SHOOTS ANOTHER OVER DELAYS PERMISSION TO START FLIGHT Departure of Graf Zeppe lin Postponed for Few Hours CRIEDRICHSHAFEN Germany May 14 of the scheduled departure of the Ger man air liner Graf Zeppelin for the United States tomorrow morning was announced by Dr Hugo Eckcner commander of the ship who stated that he had not yet re ceived permission from the French authorities to fly over France Dr Eckener hoped however to be able to start by Wednesday eve ning Dr Eckener told the correspond nt that he had applied a fortnight ago for permission to fly over Francff but that thus far the French authorities had not replied Today the French asked the Ger man foreign office why I flew over the Creuzot ammunition works he said referring to a recent flight of the dirigible over southern France and the Mediterranean I have ex plained that 1 was 400 meters high so certainly could not get any pic tures but took that route because it was the most direct It is certain we can start WeSnesday evening WeathsE IOWA WEATHER Tartly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday cooler Wed nesday r LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Tuesday Wannest Monday 73 Iowcst In Night 53 At 8 A M Tuesday 54 Rainfall 19 Two clear and relatively balmy days Then came the rain That de scribes Sunday and Monday The rain which opened shortly after midnight continued thru the early morning and at 8 oclock had as sumed the form of mist By mid forenoon the skies had lifted some what and there wero prospects of clearing before night Rival for Husbands Af fection Dies on Way to Hospital AMARILLO Tex May 34 Mrs L P Stallworth of Ama rillo shot and killed Mrs Grace Mor rison of Plainview Texas when she met her in front of a hotel in the downtown district here late yester day Mrs Stallworth surrendered to police and told them they said that Mrs Morrison was a rival for her husbands affection Before the shooting Mrs Stall worth accompanied her mother inlaw had gone to a rooming house in search of Mrs Morrison The landlady who saw Mrs Stall worth was angry informed her Mrs Morrison was not at home and or dered her to leave A block from the rooming house Mrs Stallworthmet Mrs Morrison and fired three times Police said several witnesses declared the two women were lessthan three feet apart when Mrs Stallworth began shooting The weapon was an old single action pistol and it was necessary to cock it after each shot One bul let struck Mrs Morrison in tha neck a second in the chest and a third in the arm She died ori the way to the hospital Mrs Stallworth wag taken to jail from the scene of the shooting Her motherinlaw also was held as a material witness Mrs Morrison had been making her home here to be with her 12 year old daughter who is attending a local academy Her husband notified of the tragedy at his home in Plainview was on his way here TRADES WORKERS ARE LOCKED OUT Employers Claim Unions Have Violated Their Contracts NEW YORK May 14 lockout of 75000 b Aiding trades workers employed in the construc tion of worth of new structures had been ordered The board of governors of the Building Trades Employers associa tion voted unanimously for the stop page of work effective after 5 p m tomorrow At the same time the employers voted to rescind the five day week and 10 per cent wage increase granted May 4 The action of the employers was taken on the ground that the build ing trades nuncil had violated its agreement to call off sympathetic strikes in support of the electrical workers union senate IN ears Vote on Farm Aid Measure House May Not Accept Bill Upper Body Has Worked Out BULLETIN WASHINGTON May 14 a second protest against the export debenture provision a number of administration senators have decided to vote against Ihe farm relief bill at the time a ballot is taken ci ther late today or tomorrow ou final passage of the measure WASHINGTON May 14 The senate approached the final vote on its farm relief bill today practi cally certain that the export deben ture section would precipitate a controversy with the house over its right to initiate such legislation Most of the pending amendments to the senate bill were disposed of yesterday under the agreement lim iting debate which went into effect at 3 oclock and little more than a vote on the measure itself including the debenture section which has aroused the sharpest political dis pute of the special session thus far remained for today Constitution In Question Republican leaders of the house meanwhile have decided to move for return of the senate measure when it reaches their chamber on tha ground that the debenture pro posal is revenue legislation which can be initiated only fn the house Their decision rejecting requests of senate leaders that the measure be received by the house and sub mitted to a joint conference for set tlement of differences Is regarded as presaging a constitutional con troversy possibly of considerable duration which will have to he sot tied before the task of bringing the TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 3 FIGURES IN FUNDAMENTALIST SCRAP Associated Press Phots Associated Tress Photo All nf tlio chief figures in the modernism fundamentalist squabble nt DCS Moines univer slty havo gone to Buffalo NV to tsiho part in the discussion be fore the Kiintist Bible Union with the exception of Dr Hurry Waymau president left Dr T T Shields right president of the trustees and Miss Edith Kebmunsecretary center are aligned aguinst Dr Waymun left and other members of the faculty nil of whom were ousted by the board The Polk county district court however granted au injunction per mitting the university to continue temporarily Associated Press Photo HOPE TO LIMIT TARIFF CHANGES General Debate on Bill Still n Progr Married Couples of Roclc Falls Organize Class ROCK FALLS May new Sunday school class for the young married persons of the community is in process of formation There were 10 present Sunday when plans were made for a meeting Thursday evening at the C A Carter home to complete the organization and have an election of officers Walter Harmon haa consented to be the class teacher WASHINGTON May 14 with general debate on the tariff bill still the order of business in the house republican leaders moved to day to satisfy objections to pro posals it contains sufficiently pt least to enable their party col leagues to get together on a special rule to limit the offering of amend ments The republicans of the ways and means committee who drafted the bill were called to hear the objec tions and suggestions of the mem bers fronj 10 farm states in tho west whose organization in opposi tion to the agricultural schedule last week had much to do with post ponement of action on a special rule A similar group of republicans representing states interested In cattle production was called today to get together on their ideas about the committees proposals respect ing hides meat and livestock Some have expressed dissatisfaction with the committees failure to propose a duty on hides and with tho extent of the increases it recommended for meat and live cattle imports Representative Simmons republi can Nebraska who called the meet ing oncattle schedules expects to receive the same treatment from he committee as tnnt promised he arm state group which was as by Chairman Hawley that suggested changes winning the ap proval of committee members would be offered as committee amend ments after the general debate is ended probably Thursday STUDENTSlN HUNT FOR BOY School Dismissed at Atlantic to Search for Duane Rowe ATLANTIC May 11 tic school boya will be dismissed to day to join in the search for 7 year old Duane Rowe who disappeared Sunday when ho went to a pasture to gather a bouquet for his mother Wesley Women Attend Convention WESLEY May ICunz Mrs John A Hauptmann Mrs Charles K Murphy Mrs John E Omiaby and Mrs Edsvnrd Brady left for Carroll where they will at tend a three day convention of the Catholic Daughters of America Miss Kunz is grand regent of the local chapter Doc Kline Will Quit Coaching for Business Closes Sixth Year as Director oi Athletics at High School Here RESIGNS J LEONARD KLINE last night Three hundred persons searched in vain yesterday and for a trace of the lad Sheriff McKee fears the child drowned in Troublesome creek which runs thru the pasture Other searchers suspect foul play and link the disappearance two weeks ago of Faye Martin 15 and Kenneth Judd 18 high school pupils with that of the boy It was first thot the high school couple nad eloped but the girls Leon Martin had dismissed this theory believing her daughter met with foul play TWO FRATERNITY HEADS EXPELLED Northwestern University Men Accused of Liquor Parties EVANSTON 111 May 11 Ginspiked punch served at stag smokers was given today as the reason for the expulsion of two fra ternity presidents and the suspension of the organizations by the board of supervisors of student activities at Northwestern university Rolley P Myera and James C Austin presidents respectively of Phi Pi Phi and Phi Mu Delta fra LerniLtcs were those expelled from the university and other fraternities suspended The expulsions and sus pensions were ordered last night by the supervisors after evidenc been presented that alcohol been poured info punch at parties given by the fraternities in each others honor Myers desk editor of the Daily Northwester n student in the school of speech and member of the soph omore student council was heid re sponsible for tho Phi Pi Phi party while Austin a senior in the school of journalism who was expected to be graduated next month was blamed for the Phi Mu Delta recip rocal smoker Plan Indian Probe WASHINGTON May 31 iT Plans for an intensive investigation of the governments treatment of tho Indians in seven western fitates were announced today by Chair man Frazier of the senate Indian affairs committee J Leonard Doc Kline director of athletics and football coach the Mason City high school for tho past six years Tuesday announced his resignation from the local in stitution for the purpose of enter ing business Mr Kline stated that he was con sidering several propositions in the insurance business in Mason City and Cedar Rapids but that he had not fully decided which one he would accept There is a big pos sibility he stated that he will re main in Mason City Sees Bigger Future The local high schools football mentor stated that it was the pos sibilities of greater future in busi ness that is drawing him from the coaching profession which he added he has greatly enjoyed The coach is now closing his sixth year as director of athletics in tho local institution He came to Mnson City in the fall of 1923 after having Ai had a years experience as assistant line coach at Coe college Cedar Rapids For two years he was in charge of both football and track as well as having general supervis ion of high school athleticn He thon reorganized the department find gave up track This plan with varying changes in system and per sonnel has continued up to the present niakc During his career as coach Doc Kline has had the pleasure of seeing a large number of team distinguish themselves Cookman Lillard Moen Kellum Thoma Cross White and others made the allstate team Others won fame on university elevens among them Crofoot who captain of tho Wisconsin team Leonard Strong navy Mason Notre Dame Thomas and Woodruff Iowa Foster Wis consin and George Baird all state track and Olympic team Doc Kline launched the nation al relays here and staged several successful meets One of his great est regrets is that this could not be Will Rogers PHILADELPHIA Pa May 14 down to Washington Sunday and back this afternoon Had dinner with Mrs Longworth and sat by Mrs Gann in the senate gallery today and hart a fine chat So got everything fixed up be tween Alice and Dolly Alice Is tp have preferen tial seating re lief on Mon days Wednes days and Fri days and Dolly on Tuesdays Thursdays and WILL ROGERS Saturdays Sunday is neutral Senate was arguing over the diebenture The diebonture is a bill that was born out of wed lock in the senate Yours WILL P S Hired help all look fine and 1 never heard em arguing better Fess and Brookhart was to mix but Hoover fed em Thats whats the matter with the senate their just hungry Copyright 1920 OFFICERS FMl OF BANDIT Mot Even Fingerprint Is Left in Gilmore City Bank Robbery GILMORE CITY May 14 TV Because six bandits who robbed the Gilmore Exchange bank of yesterday after holding a family captive overnight wore gloves offi cers today were without identifying Fingerprints Search of north central Iowa was continued today by a vigilance commiteee but the posse had no clew as to the gangs where abouts H S Van Alstine former state Nora Spnnrrs Crescent Club Has Regular Meet NORA SPRINGS May Crescent club met at the home of Mrs Thomas Treloar all the mem bers being present but one The lesson was Present Day In ventions Mrs Addie Schmidt inld senator and au owner of the btnit who was bound in his homo with Ins wife son and daughter by the bandits was able to describe the group but its members have not been seen in neighboring com munities since their escape One of the bandit gang dressed as a woman was thot by ihc Van Alstines to have been a man heavi ly powdered and painted continued I think these relays have a big future he added They can be made a great civic function Mason City has all of the necessary equip ment and should have the meet I have letters from schools in all parts of the middle weit wondering why we dropped It this year I should like to see whoever takes my place carry thia on Developed Team managers One of the activities developed by Doc Kline was the development of team managers positions which went to boya who in most cases would not have been able to make tho team Among these arc John Aviso Don Daly Clem McGuire Morris Parks Merrill Parks Ham ilton Vasey and Willard Strong Tho retiring coach feels that he is leaving material Cor future teams in good condition We took defeats In the Inst two yearsin the face of building up MAYOR LEACH IS RENOMINi ATED Indicted Minneapolis Alder man Receives Only Few Votes MINNEAPOLIS May 11 An indicted alderman was defeated for renomination and Mayor i George E Leach and William F Kunze were nominated for mayor at yesterdays municipal primary clcc B C WAY MADE BELL COMPANY VICE PRESIDENT Mason City Office to Be Headquarters for District THE Western Electric Telephone system will he consolidated with the Northwestern Bell Tele phone company June 1 according to an announcement made at Mason City by B C Way vice president of the Western Electric company The Northwestern Belt company for some time has owned a majority of interest in the Western Electric Telephone system and the merging of the two companies on June 1 will mean little more than a change in name Simultaneously with the state ment of the merger comes the an nouncement from Omaha headquar Jers of the Northwestern Bell Tele phone company that Mr Way be comes a vice president of the larger company Mr Way will continue to reside in Mason City where for a long time he has been ctivc in the furnishing of telephone ommunication Continues as Headquarters Mason City will continue as head quarters for the territory The 382 officials and employes of the West ern Electric Telephone system will continue as before after becoming part of the Northwestern Bell tele phone family The following officials of the WestertvElactrle company will re maJiiiwithttheMieW organization in positions as fOlio ws J W Hight manager John F Stanfleld plant superintendent Frank L Schuyler traffic superintendent W L Par sons resident engineer while Charles F1 Weaver will remain as manager of the local exchange The 27 cities fnvolved In the con solidation are Algona Arnolds Park Bancroft Britt Charles City Clar ion Doon EstherviUe Garner Lake Park Lakota Laurena Luverne Manly Mason City Milford North wood Osage Peterson Rock Rapids Sheldon Sibley Sioux Rapids Spen cer Spirit Lake Wesley and Whittemore Has 57164 Telephones The territory served by the West ern Electric company constitutes nearly a quarter of the state Iowa extending along the northern border to the northwest corner The 19 counties in this territory have a population of about 333000 of which 100000 is In the 27 towns in which the Western Electric company has exchanges There are 57164 tele phones in the territory of which 21178 are owned by the Western Electric company and 359SG are connecting stations Under the new arrangement the territory served by the Western Electric Telephone system becomes a district of the Iowa operating area of the Northwestern Bell Tele phono company with area headquar ters at Des Moines H G Conger who like Mr Way haa long been active in telephone development in Iowa is general manager of the area Serves Flvn States Mr Way who becomes vice presi dent of the Northwestern Bell Tele phone company which gives service in five states Iowa Minnesota Ne braska South Dakota and North Dakota has had an interesting ca reer He was born on a farm near TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 5 Adams talked about Airplanes TUKN TO TAOE 8 COLUMN 7 lion here W H Rendell charged wilIi bribery was badly beaten In a field of 13 candidates sceki seat in tha council Frank Cook and James Merrick were nominated to succeed him Rendell whose trial is scheduled for May 20 and who has maintained his innocence received i slightly more than 100 votes For the mayoralty nomination Kunze n banker led Mayor Leach by more than 1000 votes Mayor Leach is seeking hia fifth consecu tive term There were eight other mayoralty candidates including Mrs Florenze Gravdahl who re ceived only 200 votes The general election In June 10 Gets of Fathers Death KLKMME May 14 Mrn Charles Kurtz has received wcrd that her father who has Ijcen living with a sister in Montana the post two months fa dead ot cancer He will he brot to Waverly Iowa his old borne where the funeral will be held Wednesday AUNT HET By Robert Quillen EHa May says she dont like the smell of a kerosene slove but I dont see how it coulci make her kitchen any worse 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