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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 18, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY HOME EDITION VOL XXXV BTVE CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PBESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY 18 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SBRVICB NO 190 HINT FOUL PLAY IN ZEP TRIP JL I WHERE DEATH HALTED PLAY Senate Finally Agrees to Lenroot for Customs Post WASHINGTON May 18 Tariff auggeslions had right of way at the capltol today with both branches of congress in adjourn ment and only the house ways and means committee republicans meet ing for a final hearing on appeals from members of their party for changes in the schedules that they recommended Disagreements over farm relief were sidetracked temporarily but will bs revived Monday by the in itial meeting of the senate and house committees charged with ar bitrating the differences between the two chambers on the export de benture section and other points of difference in the bills they passed Two favor Debenture Of the 10 members of the confer ence group only two senators are as favoringthe debenture as of the farm bill leaders arecon PUoto by Kirk Studio Here is the playhouse to the rear ot the Clarence Kittleson home 400 Eighteenth street southeast where two small children Warren mttleson and Edw in Hannnr were liiirnBcl tn death Friday forenoon They were playing with matches and the hay which covered the floor of the Httte building was ignited trapping them at the end of the room farthest removed from the door Firemen expressed the opinion that there were many playhouses in this city with like fire hazards The uniformed fireman shown in the picture is Lieut Lester J Lindsay At his right la Lcland Finn another fireman who was off duty at the time NORTHERN IOWA GROUP MEETING OF BANKS HERE Bankers From Nine Counties to Meet FINAL preparations went on Sat urday for the annual gathering of group No 3 of the Iowa Bank ers association at the Hotel Han ford Monday when a number of outstanding financiers will give ad dresses The meeting which will be held with the Cerro Gordo County Bank ers association as host will start ith registration at the hotel at S oclock and a meeting of county group and state association offices at oclock The business meeting will stort at oclock in the afternoon called to order by Walter T Robin son Hampton chairman oC the rou p Committee PlanC Last Hearing for Tariff Changes DISAGREEMENTS ON FARM RELIEF TO BE REVIVED ate however it is expected to ke the negotiations somewhat Altho the house ways and means n announced that to days meeting would be the last to hear complaints against their de cisions in the tariff bill they ex pect to Tuesday meet again Monday and to decide what chances they will iutroduqe as committee amendments Their work thus far along this line has given promise of smooth ing oui difficulties in the repub lican ranks which have stood in the way of agreement on a special rule to limit the offering of amend ments on the floor by giving priv ileged status to those amanating from the committee Confirm Irvine Lenroot The senate meanwhile still had the bill to provide for the 1930 cen sus and subsequent reapportion ment of the house beforeit as its unfinished business but devoted seven hours to the longstanding dispute over the nomination of Ir vine Lenroot former Wisconsin senator to the life time appoint ment as a member of the court of customs and patent appeals It was finally confirmed by a vote of 42 to 27 SKf Wea IOWA WEATHER Mostly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday probably rain in southeast portion Saturday night colder Saturday night possibly frost in northwest por tion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 ocjock a m Saturday Warmest Friday G7 Lowest In Night 48 At 8 A BL Saturday 49 JYaceof rain After the wind had shifted into the northwest Friday there was iit tle progress of the mercury toward the top of the column In the Globe Gazettes maximum thermometer Saturday morning the wind was still originating from that direction and chilly weather was the result The rainfall that descended Just be fore noon Friday was not suffi cient to be measurable in the rain gauge Local Track First Places With a strong wind at tho back of the runners Mason City high school trackmen registered three first places in the first three final events of the district high school track meet held in Roosevelt stadi um here Saturday afternoon A small crowd was in attendance Fi nal results for the three events fol low 120 yard high hurdles Bryant Mason City first Kenney Mason City second Newton Grundy Cen ter third Manatt Hampton fourth Time 16 flat Mile run Kohl Mason City first Tiernan Mason City second Aage son Hampton third Moorse Clear Lake fourth Time 4 minutes 459 seconds 300 yard dash Moore Mason City first Holland Northwood second Kenney Mason City third Allen Hansell fourth Time PREPAREREPLY TODUGHACHT Allied Reparations Experts Consider Possible Changes PARIS May 18 repar ations experts with the exception of the German members met late today in an effort to prepare count er proposals to the German condi tions These were to be submitted to Dr HJalmar Schacht head of the German delegation tonight so that he would be able to reply by Mon day If Dr Schacht accepts the coun er proposals then the figures pro posed by Owen D Young will he come final These called for 37 an nuities of 2050000000 marks about 29 annuities of 1700000000 marks about 000000 and one of 900000000 marks abopt Humboldt Camp Will Be Host to Five Counties HUMBOLDT May 18 The Humboldt Royal Neighbor camp will be host June 13 to the different towns in the district which includes camps in five counties including Hardin Hamilton Wright Webster and Humboldt WEATHER NEXT WEEK Weather outlook for the period May 20 to 25 for tha upper Missis sippi and lower Missouri valleys and the northern and central Great Plains Periods of precipitation about Monday or Tuesday and again in closing days of week cool first of Aid Sherif DeKings Kin STORED FILMS Charwoman Says She Saw Workers With Cig arets in Basement CLEVELAND May 18 tigation into the Cleveland clinic fire which caused the deaths of 122 j fatal shooting of Mrs Lillian De persous from gas generated by blazI King Peter said he had been ap By PHILLIP HAKIMS Associated Press Staff Writer AURORA 111 May 18 DeKing whose sisterinlaw was slain and whose brother was struck down by county dry raiders two months ago informed the legisla tive investigating committee today that he is now a deputy sheriff or Kane county Recalled to add new testimony in the committees inquest into the ing xray film went forward today with information that clgarets were smoked near the film storage room and that the clinic had been warned of the danger These facts had been uncovered pointed a deputy by Sheriff L L Urch and was assigned to duty at the Aurora race track The committee drew from him a statement that Circuit Judge John K IStewhall in a campaign address in testimony before an inquert con last fall in behalf of George Car ducted by Coroner A J Pearse and County Prosecutor Ray T Miller newspapermen were told The in quiry was held behind closed doors Mrs Hose Rcber charwoman at the clinic told later of her testi mony She testified that men fre quently smoked cigarets in the basemeilt near the room where the film was stored and that she never barys candidacy for states attor ney had referred to him as Dago Alcohol Pete DeKing and had pro mised his audience that if Carbary were elected he would put the De Kings out of business Carbary ha directed a strenuous antiliquor and gambling campaign in Kane countj since his election William Hale Treadwell deputy GANGSTERS GET YEAR IN PEN Al Capone left notorious Chicago prang leader and Frank Cline said to be his bndyguird who were sentenced to a year in prison lit Philadelphia for carrying suns This picture taken by Ihllmlol plihi police and sent by Associated Press by telophoto from Vorlc tion to Determine Successor Others on Program Other numbers on the program j win include Address of welcome May Be Machine Gun Elec Charles C Palmeter Clear Lake J Tv response H M Chavlca City greetings WiUiS G C Bag Ieyaddres3 Banking Worth county representative talk Service Charges Clarence S Rve Manly and impromptu addresses by L A Andrew superintendent of banking Ray Nyemaster Daven port president Iowa Bankers asso ciation and Frank Warner secre tary Iowa Bankers association There will then be reports of com mittees and election of officers or the coining year To Attend Banquet The bankers and their wives will attend a banquet at the Hanford at oclock In the evening when a program of music and impromptu talks will bo given Cliff Maiulys orchestra will play during the din With Capone Gone Bugs Moran Is Gangland King DIRTY WORK IS ACCUSATION OF ZEP DIRECTOR Expert Cant Conceive of So Many Similar Ac cidents pRIEDRICHSHAFEN Germany 18 that sabo tage was responsible for the failure of four of the Graf Zeppelins mot ors almost at the outset of its trans Atlantic flight project grew here today Officials of the Zeppelin corpora tion declined to comment upon the suggestion which others put for ward with considerable frankness altho even they admitted perplexity and consternation at the abrupt end of the Grafs flight Director Oesterle of the Dornicr airplane works made the charge openly Why should the same thing happen lo two crankshafts he asked I have been with the motors for years and cant conceive of such duplicate tragedies Dirty Work Somewhere No there has been dirty work somewhere At the time he was nernnd for follow The the dance that will Rusty Hinge quartet year m a remains to be seen whether the riddle of Chicago gang crime has been solved There were ominous suggestions today that it had only been intensified The roost thtit Capone ruled was not one that the most optimistic po ice officers believed would collapse merely because its support wasl taken away Even without its chief he Capone mob remained a potent and sinister threat The gangsters themselves were not using a brass band to advertise their reaction to the jailing of Scarface Al but police read several signs none of which indicated any termination of gang warfare iUuy He 2Vew leader had seen the steel fire door closed sheriff who participated in the raid A report of the Ohio Inspection at the DeKing home March 25 tcs bureau warning the clinic to safe tifictl that he could not swear that guard the building by removing the the raiding party had a search war also will be on the program The convention is expected to draw 500 bankers and their wives from the nine counties comprising this group of the banking associa tion These counties are Winneba go Worth Mitchell Hancock Ccrro Gordo Floyd Franklin Butler tnd Hardin The arrangements are be ing made by Mr Palmeter of Clear Lake and Harold Bull cashier of the First National bank Mason City secretary of the county asso ciation film was read into the record rant He said Ole Nelson dry inves Pearse admitted after the hearing tigator who led the raiders told was closed him he held a warrant and handed Pearse with Miller declared their inquiry was not a blame fixing affair but an attempt to de termine exactly what happened The inspection report was filed with clinic officials sometime ago Pearse said together with jrcom mendatlons that the film be stored in a separate buildiag Pearse said he believed the re port mentioned tho desirability of sprinklers and ventilation but said he was not certain him a paperwhich he assumed to be a warrant but he did not ex amine it ARMY FLYER I DEAD IN CRASH Two Planes Engaged in Maneuvers Over Colum bus Wrecked j COLUMBUS Ohio May IS j One man was killed and another slightly injured here today when two planes which they were pilpt ing in the national army air ma neuvers crashed over n north side residential district anti fell In flames j The dead man was Lieut E L Meadows of the ninth pursuit squadron from Rockwell field San Diego Cal He died when his ship I crashed Lieut Fred Sailer San Cal also attached to the ninth pur1 Diego closing days of week cool first of suit squadron jumped with a para1 week with rising temperatures J chute fifil landedin a ravine sufj thereafter lerinff only burns on the face Will Rogers PHILADELPHIA May This Al Capone that is supposed to be field marshal on Chicagos western in Miami Chicago and n11 the other cities he has been re ceived by the mayor cham ber of com merce and daughters o f various revolu tions but he blew into our little city of brotherly love here yesterday and before his valet could un WJLL pack his ma chine gun why he had been sent enced to a year in jail for wear ing pistols instead of a vest Thats one of the worst blows against our new aristocracy we have had Yours WILL P Zeppelin landed The Gorilla find the woman are coming over by boat That kills both vaudeville engagements J SLOPPY ATFAMEDDEBRY 3 More Scratches Reduce Field to 23 More Expected By ALAN J GOULD Associate Tress Sports Editor pHURCHILL DOWNS Louisville Ky May 18 sloppy tniclc fetlock deep in mud after a over j hard rain faced the field this after 11 rumor that a machine gun elec tion was being planned to a new leader to Capones vacant throne There were reports too that rival gangsters emboldened by the temporary removal of Capone were getting ready to seize the Capone territory with bullets and bombs it necessary and thus make the en tire city the territory oC one rum running racketeering cxtor t i o u AIR RAGE OVER ATLANTIC LOOMS American and French Crews Prepare to Fly Ocean Next Week NEW YORK May 18 race between a French and an American crew for the honor being tjie first this ynar to cross the Atlantic by nir appeared today lo be in pros pect for next week Roger Q Williams planned to take off Sunday from Teterboro airport Hasbrouck Heights N J for Old Orchard Me from where he will take off for Rome while Ar meno Lottl Jr said his French plane was virtually ready for its projected flight to Paris Williams wall make his attempt In the monoplane Green Flash used by Martin Jensen to establish a solo endurance record early this year He will be accompanied by Lewis Yan cey author of several textbooks on air navigation The airmen said they hoped to start across the ocean next Tues day and reach Rome in 50 hours The plane has a single motor and will carry 500 gallons of gasoline The French plane also single motored will carry 1005 gallons of gasoline for its flight to Paris With its crew of three and equipment it will weigh six and one quarter tons Jean Assollant will be pilot Rene Lefevre navigator and the third member will be Lotti backer of the flight George Bugs Moran with Ca pone gone remains the big name among Chicago gangsters now It was Morans gang UiRt was the victim of the septuple murder last Valentines day Moran blamed the massacre upon Capones men noon for the fiftyfifth running oC the Kentucky derby It stopped raining at noon and brightened the picturesque downs a bit but the skies remained overcast and everybody came pre pared for a damp afternoon Three early scratches reduced tho field to 23 by noon St Ignatius Hiram Kelly and Boris all in the class oC vnnk outsiders were with drawn More Are Expected Observers expected as many more including the only filly en tered Ben Maclircc to be scratched thereby culling Die field to 20 and spoiling the chance of breaking the record array of 22 horses that went Duerr the Zeppelins constructor said that both he and tho Maybach motor experts were mystified as to the cause ol the en gine failures He di not believe It due to overstrain Wblea Meanwhile nine men arrested dur ingthe week after actions which characterized them as wouldbe stowaways were beingheld in strict confinement and it was known would subjected to a rigid exam nation There were too many of hese in the opinion of officials to make the presence of all easily ex plainable To Get New Motors Dr Ducrr left here in the course the night for Cuers to join the Zeppelin and arranged loading be ore he left of four reserve motors or the dirigible and other supplies which Dr Eckcner had asked be sent him These were placed on the irst fast train for Toulon Pending investigation of the Ecppelius condition nothing more than speculation was possible in prediction of the dirigibles immcdi ite future It was believed it would ic necessary for it to remain nt Cuers for at least a week or 10 days but whether It would start iiack to Frledrichshafen from there or continue its American flight was not known According to Capones statement j lo hc posL Iaat year to Philadelphia officials a peace i pact between the CaponeMoranj gangs and other Chicago mob lead ers was effected only a few hours before Capones arrest in Philadel phia for guntoting There have been peace pacts be TUKN TO 1AGE 8 COLUMN G The track looked as had as it was a year ago for Reigh Counts mud dy victory but the experts asserted the going would be fastern than appeared possible This was due to the fact that after two fine warm days of drying out the subsurface remained firm in spile of all morn ing showers In multicolored slickers and ga loshes the advance guard of an ex pected crowd of 7r000 slipped and aloshcd toward the downs by trol ley automobile and on foot The blimp Puritan from Akron Ohio and several airplanes drifted over the track which was bravely dec orated in pennants and national I colors The infield was bright emcr aid green glistening wet The j crowds hnd begun entering the en closure at 8 a m Blue Larkspur Favorite The weather and track while con FATHER OF RED FABER IS DEAD White Sox Pitcher Left Team at Detroit in Response to Word DUBUQUE May IS Nicho las Faber 72 father of Uroan Red Faber Chicago White Sox i pitcher died at his home at Cascade I sidered to have ruined some slim i nr nrtrQAci nc SAFE AT CUERS CUERS France May IS The Graf Zeppelin saved by its raas terf Dr Hugo Eckcner from catas trophe in a perilladen 38 hour flight reposed today in a French hangar that form which only five years ago the illfated Dlxmude went forth on its disastrous Medi terranean trip After hours of maneuvering yes terday in which it seemed tho nir liner would be blown to sea or into the foothills of the Alps the dirigi ble arrived over tho naval air field here and was pulled to earth and TURN TO PAGE 8 COLTJMJV 6 today The veteran White Sox pitcl had been called to the bedside oC father previously The famous White Sox pitcher had not reached the bedside of his father when death occurred Mr Fnber was a veteran hotel i proprietor at Cascade havingleit j the farm to become nn Inn Keeper j hopes of such or j icrvasl and C dry weather horses Choctaw found no shift in the position of the two oulstancij ing K Bradleys Bluet Larkspur and Herbert P Gardners Clyde Van Dusen Both are on the extreme outside in the post lineup but both like the muddy going If anything Clyde Van Dusens 37 years ago He is survived bv the i chances were considered improved widow two sons ami three laugh The odds on the Gardner entry were1 tors The surviving children are in quoted at 1 to l Blue Larkspur was addition to Red Faber A J Faber nt 2 to T Cascade Mrs John Reichart 7e loit Wis Mrs M F Kurt and Mr D D Hogan bnth of Cascade ttots Alfigalors hy Parcel Post THORNTON May Funeral services will be nt S Christcnscn has received a live bahy Marys Catholic Phurch her Monday alliKiitor hy parcel pnst from lack morning Interment will bo at Kin The alligator is about cade a foot long AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen I tliot it was just mod esty that made Amy wear long skirts until that mouse ran across the floor at the missionary meetlrt ;