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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 15, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILX PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL XXXV CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT HOME EDITION HOSPITAL MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY tTNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 187 House May MEASURE GETS BY SOLONS IN TO 33 VOTE Accept Senates Farm Bill Some Members Claim Upper House Has No Right to Debenture May 15 The house was confronted today with the question of whether to re ceive the senates farm relief bill or return it to that chamber as un acceptable because of the inclusion in it of the disputed export deben ture section The measure was passed by the senate late yesterday 54 to 33 de spite the indications that adminis tration supporters In the house would move to have it sent back on the ground that the debenture sec tion which President Hoover op poses is revenue legislation and as such can be initiated only in their chamber As a protest against the deben ture section and giving assurance to the house that it did not command a large majority 31 supporters in the administration senate voted r against the measure on the final ballot They were joined by two democrats who oppose the plan Wagner of New York and Walsh of Massachusetts attho nine Controversy Is Predicted The closing debate was marked by predictions that refusal of the house to accept the senate bill would bring about a constitutional controversy between the two chambers which would greatly delay final enactment ot farm legislation The viewpoint 1 of house leaders that the senate was not within its rights in initiat ing debenture legislature was vigor ously contested indicating that strong opposition to elimination of that section would be encountered if the house returned the bill for such action Except for the debenture section the bills passed by the senate and house differ only in details which a joint conference committee would be expected to adjust with little dif ficulty A senate conference com mittee was appointed after the vote to meet for that purpose with a sim ilar group from tho house if the lat ter receives the bill consisting of Chairman McNary of the agricul ture committee Senators Capper republican Kansas and Ransdell democrat Louisiana debenture op ponents and Norris republican Nebraska and Smith democrat South Carolina proponents of the plan House Measure Approver The measure passed early in the session by a large majority in the house which has President Hoovers TURN TO PAGE II COLUMN 1 Wea IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Wednesday night and Thursday colder Wednesday night with probably frost rising temperature In northwest portion Thursday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Wednesday Warmest Tuesday 08 Lowest In Night oO At 8 A M Wednesday The principal distinction won by Tuesday lay in the fact that Tues day night was the warmest night thus far recorded in May The night minimum was 6 degrees above that of the previous night which had held the record Clouds obscured the sun from the first Wednesday and by 9 oclock rain had begun to fall And rain isnt particularly needed Rain or Shine Zeppelin to Start Trip Thursday Eckener Finally Permission to Fly Over France FRIEDRICHSHAFEN Germany May 15 or shine the transAtlantic dirigible Graf Zeppe lin already delayed a day was ex pected to start from Friedrichshat eu for the United States at 6 oclock tomorrow morning 11 p m Central standard Dr Hugo Eckener commander of tho great ship assembled his 18 passengers at the Kurgarten hotel shortly before nooa and told them that he planned to leave at that Weather conditions he said were so favorable that he expected to make Lakehurst by Saturday night after a flight of from 65 to 70 hours His probable route will be by way of Bescancon to the mouth of the TRUSTEE OF IL IS REPRIMANDED BY CONFERENCE Ask Probe of Des Moines Police Actions v nUFFALO N Y May 15 U trustee of Des Moines univer sity was rebuked today in a resolu UL mo on passed unanimously by the Loire waybf Cape board of trustees of Des Moines unl Finistere then straight westward VBrtlfv f north of the Azores reaching the American coast in the neighborhood ofVirginia or the District of Col umbia Grafs Departure Delayed The departure of the Graf Zeppe lin which had originally been scheduled for this morning was de layed because of the late hour Dr Eckener received permission from the French authorities to fly over France The permit however re stricted him to the hours from sev en to nine This coupledwith the shortness of left caused versity here to attend the annual convention of the Baptist Bible Union of North America The reso ution declared The board expresses strong dis approval of the attitude of Trustee Minor Stevens in respect to the present situation in Des Moines uni versity as evidenced by his actual and reported statements Possibility that either the union convention or the board of trustees would demand an inquiry of the mayor of Des Moines and the gover nor of Iowa regarding reported lack of police protection during distur on the campus developed durin iere wasrrnuch mystery to Ins plans of Mrs Mary Pierce of New York City who has taken pas sage aboard the ship much to the distress of her relatives Mrs Pierce thru John E Kehl Ameri can consul at Stuttgart has re ceived an urgent request from the secretary of state suggesting that she refrain from talcing the trip She promised Kehl that she would not but there was reason to believe that her promise had been made chiefly to keep her relatives from worrying and that she still was planning to make the trip Odds Favor Going Among the guests at the Kurgar ten hotel and the other 17 passen gers of the dirigible betting odds TURN TO PACK 11 COLUMN 1 FT DODGE GRID PLAYER IS DEAD Gangland Bullets in Chicago Fatal to John Acher FORT DODGE May 15 John Chandler Acher died here early today after a long fight against wounds inflicted by bullets believed to have been fired from Chicago gangsters guns in that city in No vember He has been at the home of his father Dr A E Acher here since shortly after the shooting Acher was a football player at Northwestern university Evanston Acher would have been 23 years old next Sunday He was born here Kidney infection which developed from the wound he received in the Chicago shooting was the prime cause of death The youth had been conscious most of the time LEGAL TANGLE IN LONGS CASE May Be Test Vote on Legal ity of Impeachment Proceedings BATON ROUGE La May 15 T by constitutional en tanglements the impeachment trial of Gov Huey P Long charged with eight offenses against the state to day held the possibility of a test vote on the legality of the impeach ment procedure At the opening of the trial yester day Governor Longled a battery of nine lawyers to his defense table Immediately his leading lawyer John H Ovorton presented two de inuiiTcrs and exceptions that raised j constitutional questions that pro mise to consume clays of debate Details BUFFALO N Y May 15 Open discussion on the conven tion floor of the trouble at Des Moines university was foreshadowed early today in an official meeting of the board of trustees previous to he regular session of the Baptist Bible Union convention The trus tees it appeared probable would not willingly Change their attitude on he recent rioting and dismissal by the board of the faculty of the school At the early session the possibil ity was raised that Dean Earl C Galloway of the university college of pharmacy and tho Rev Minor Stevens of Des Moines both sup porters of students and faculty might be denied admission to the inlpit of the convention church here Promises Fireworks Galloway promised fireworks would result if he were barred from he platform The dean represents President Harry C Wayman of the university who was dismissed by the trustees Dr Thomas T Shields chairman of the board ot trustcss and presi dent of the Bible Union declared last night he would welcome the op portunity to meet Mr Stevens who tie said he blamed for instigating the trouble at the school in the con TURN TO PAGE 1i COLUMN 3 FOUR INJURED IN GAR WRECK Junior High School Pupils From Albert Lea Crash Into Tree GLENVXLLE Minn May Four students in the Albert Lea junior high school were seriously injured Tuesday afternoon about 5 oclock on the north edge of Glen vine when they lost control of the Studebaker Dictator they were driv ing and crashed headon into a tree Those injured were Bussy Mott Gus McCloskey Virginia Woodyard and Milred McKean The car was a complete wreck A physician could not be found and Mrs Hattie Hostetter and C H Leighty took them to Albert Leai to the hospital Hoover Plans Tour of South and Foreign Visit Poisonous Fumes and Fire Wipe Out Clinics Patients Firemen Police Risk Their Lives in Heroic Efforts to Rescue Screaming Victims in Cleve land Building CLEVELAND Ohio May 15 At Jeaat 89 lives are known to have been lost and scores of persona injuredin the deadly explosion and lire at Cleveland clinic hospital today Many of the dead were victims of poisonous gases and suffocated In agony Others died from pains or burns Most of the victims were patients who were powerless to escape the death they could see approaching them Two hours after the building took fire all of its occupants had been removed and the fire had been extinguished Most of the fatalities were the results of the fira but many were believed to have been suffocated by poisonous fumes from burning chem icals Some of the dead turned a ghostly green color when they were removed from the building spectators said All Dono In Two Hardly two hours were required to complete the tragedy With th6 rst alarm all available fire apparatus in the eastern part of the city rushed to the hospital which is located at Euclid avenue and East Vlnetythlrd street Scores of firemen hattletlscorchlng flames while others donned gas nasks and risked their lives inside the building in rescue work Some f the patients were removed thru windows One group of patients doctors and mirses was taken off the roof Some of the victims were burned horribly Others were unconscious lany were crying out in fright and bewilderment They were rushed to nearby hospitals Most Were Dead a and Mack lineshows Ms probablo itinerary from tho Pacfffo coast to1 Alfexfco The trio will comprise about eiffht weeks after which the president may take a brief vacation at his old home to Palo Alto Cal TRAIL BANDITS TO NEAR ALGONA f Officers Are Following Route Taken by Gilmore City Bank Robbers GILMORE CITY May trail of the bandits who robbed the First National bank here Monday morning led to a point three miles west of Algona on the road to Whittemore according to H V Yackey state agent who is iu charge of the search Two Cadillac cars were used in the robbery according to informa tion unearthed by Yackey One a touring car seems to have coveroij the direction of its flight but offi cers are now seeking to find whether the other a sedan went cast or west on highway 18 near Algona or turned south towardMankato Minn The route followed by the bandits was trailed by checking with far mers along the road north Gil more City who saw the sedan pass Dwight Davis Likely to Get Manila Post WASHINGTON May 35 Dwight F Davis secretary of war in the Coolidge cabinet is the most likely choice for governor general the Philippines and ment of his selection announce apparently awaits information as to whether he accept the post First in Rpnuty Contest MOUNT VERNON Mav 15 Ruth Hitchcock of Waterloo placed first in the Cornel colleere beamy contest Will Rogers Says PHILADELPHIA May Farm relief stock market fed eral reserve chain stores mass production and all that Is a joke The state o f Louisiana without any blare of trum pets is doing the biggest thing being done in our land today They stood highest in illit eracy they opened up moonlight and are teaching over a VJlLi ROGERS hundred thousand to read aud write mostly older people They are going to wipe out illiteracy in two years with both whites and blacks That beats all your luncheon clubs and your good roads and your advertising cam paigns Thats like learning the cripple to walk and the blind to see One hundred thousand happy citizens will bring your state more dividends than one hun dred thousand miles of bonded concrete roads Yours High Waves IFRED A KRUEGER Greet Fishers COMMITS SUICIDE Day Rain and Whitecaps Fail toj Daunt Crowds at i Lake CLEAR LAKE May caps and rough weather greeted soma thousand fishermen who came here for the seasons opening from points as far distant as Sioux City Dea Moines Marshalltown and Waterloo Up to this morning the sun shining now and then and the breathless atmosphere made the day nearly ideal for fishing The coming of the rain and high wind however did little to drive the anglers ashore Hired Carly Every baat on the lake was hired early in the morning and at hardly any had come in enthusiasm of the fishers kept them out on the lake Copyright WILL The which also prevented getting many re ports on the luck they were having Of those who had come in at the largest catch had been reported by Raymond Vernon a stu dent at Clear Lake high school He had taken 13 pike and silver bass early in the morning and had got ten in in time for school Otto Putddiss and J Hoff Mar shalltown exhibited a string of 12 pike and silver bass which they hit caught together A C Frenchy Despondency 111 Health Blamed for Act Funeral Friday Despondency over ill health 1s be lieved to have been the cause for the suicide of Fred A Krueger 49 furrier 639 Sixth street southeast who shot himself thru the heart with a 32 revolver at his home at oclock Wednesday morn ing Rudolph Krueger a son liv ing with his father was the first to reach Kruegers side He died al most instantly Ill health and de spondency since the death of his wife four years ago are believed to have been the reasons for the act Krueger who was in bed at the time talked with Mrs Parker his housekeeper prior to the tragedy Shortly after that Rudolph Krueger heard the shot and rushed to his fathers room When asked why he did it Krueger replied that he had nothing to live for Those were the last words he spoke and he died be fore Dr C B Tice who was called could reach him Dr W E Long coroner who was called immediately pronounced the case suicide and declared that no inquest was necessary in face of the history and facts of the case Krueger had been a resident of this city for the past 20 years hav ing been engaged in the fur busi ness for more than 10 years Surviving Krueger besides his son is one daughter Mrs Arthuc Howard of Clear Lalce who was In Becker 223 Sixth street southeast narked and m traffic fin hrtit tiMfVi o fcr fn A T vuiivcu ju LlULLii the boat with them caught a picker el weighing five pounds Cuughl Eight George Law Clear Lake report ed catching eight big pike Adam Thomas also of Clear Lake took a pickerel more than 20 inches in length E D Hulse Fourth street northeast Mason City stated that j trie services he had taken nine pike and silver bass in two hours while wading on the north shore His mother Mrs F A Krueger Ksuina Wla one sister Mrs Carl Brenner Beaver Dam Wis and one brother Herman Krueger Denver Col also survive Funeral services will be held at he PaifDrson funeral home Frlday afternoon at 2 oclock with the Rev O L Wigdahl pastor of the Trin Scores of bodies were brot out of he building with firemen not know Ing whether they were dead or alive The majority was dead Many those who remained liv ing afew hours after the fire were expectea by doctors to be the list of deaa The scenes of the explosion ant fire were grhastly Some of the pa tients screamed horribly with fright as they saw deadly gas creep rpon them while they lay In bed iclpless to move Tragedy scared them in the face nd they were helpless Some who vere rescued broke into hysterical ears as they were carried from the luflding but many screamed with ho pain of burns The agony of those stricken by he fire vied in aspect of horror vith the convulsions of other pa ients and nurses who clutched at heir throats and gasped for breath as they suffered the torments of poison gaa Bodies Blocked Doorway Some of the gas victims were trickcn suddenly and crumpled dead to the floor A number of bodies were piled up by an inner doorway where with one body ilocking the way the other patients vere too weak to escape Nurses and doctors were as hero c as firemen and police After the irst few moments of the fire how ever only those equipped with gas masks dared to enter the interior Many of the bodies were taken to he county morgue Some remained at the hospitals and some were placed in a temporary morgue in the rear of the damaged building Dr Charles B Locke a brain spe cialist on the clinic staff was re ported among those overcome by fumes Patients Trapped According to latest reports two blasts occurred on the second floor one in the xray room The flames shot out the second floor window and patients on that floor were helpless There were no patients on the first floor Firemen who rushed from nil parts of the city concentrated their efforts on rescue work All physicians available were summoned Automobiles and trucks were com mandeered and rushed to the scene The injured and dying were rushed to the Mount Sinai and Hluron Road hospitals and the boa pltal clinic Among the 20 at Mount Slnal eight died W H Spellman otForest Ohio died nit the HuipaRoadipspltal Svhere four were rejJorteadead and one dying Three prominent Cleve land physicians were trapped In the xray room One is believed dead Some of the victims of the ex plosion and fire were lying on the awn of the hospital because there vas not enough ambulances to rush them to other hospitals Victims Turned Green Observers at the fire said some of the victims on the lawn turned a deep green in color and that they seemed dead Three women in tho crowd that watched as firemen removed the victims fainted as they saw the scenes of death Hundreds of citi zens volunteered their services to aid policemen and firemen in the rescue work Flames leaped from windows of the building Cleveland clinic is headed by Dr George W Corile surgeon of na tionwide prominence At Mount Sinai all available wards and rooms hallways and beds were commandeered into service Nurses doctors and internes worked feverishly applying first aid and artificial respiration Scrub women and janitors were pressed into serv ice ity Lutheran church in charge of Continue Search for Man Who Molested Children in Atlantic ATLANTIC May 15 for an unidentified man reported to have molested children here was be ing made today in connection with the disappearance of Duane Rowe i 7 The lad has hen missing since nor contempt of the senate was re j Sunday when he went to a pasture to pick flowers for Mothers Day LEG SINCLAIR IARQ CHAIRMAN Oil Pan ReElected De spite Residence in Jail At p m seven persons were reported dead at Main hospital and at Mount Sinai the dead had mounted to eight 73 in Building An Interne estimated that 75 pa tients attendants and visitors were in the hospital when the explosion occurred Those trapped on the sec ond floor he said appeared to stunned and were unable to escape from the flaming and stifling trap When those exposed to the fumea were taken out their faces and hands were yellow from discolora tion by the gas indicating it might TURN TO PAGE 11 COLUMN X NEW YORK May 5 Harry Sinclair serving a jnil sentence r contempt of the senate was re elected chairman of the board of directors of lie Sinclair ConsolUIat 1 Three children told poliro of havj eel Oil corporation at the annua j ing been approached by the man J stockholders meeting lodixy FRINGE SAVES S British Heir Pulls Foreman From Fast Moving Belting LONDON May 15 Daily Express today said the Prince of I Walss yesterday saved a foreman at the industrial exposition at Newj castle from serious injury or worse The foreman named Guinness be came entangled in the belting of a machine whose mechanism he was explaining to the prince Wales grabbed the mans overalls and pulled hlni clear just as he was about to be drawn into the machin ery which was revolving at a high speed Once he lost his hold but re covered it It was said the man would have lost his legs if not his life but for Wales timely intervention AUNT HET By Robert QuiUen err No woman is goin to eat at my table again after bum hateful enough to use a knife on one o my pie crusts ;