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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 22, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PHBSS IJEASED WIRE REPORT HOME FIRST INSTALLMENT A DRAB LITTLE MOTH FLIES TO HAPPINESS CHAPTER I Behind the fans of grandmothers day they would have called her a poor little wall flower And they might have ladylike whispers of course My dear shes twenty if shes a never bad a beau But Miss 1929 doesnt carry a fan and she seldom talks in whispers So there was no mistaking what the two dollfaced gayeyed little Ben der flappers sauntering by the Matthews gate had aired in the way of an opinion of Vivian Matthews sitting pensively in a swing on the porch A cruel breeze brot it to Vivians So that she sunk a little deeper into the cushions and a little lower in her own opinion Said the girl in ths bright red slip of a dress pulled tightly around her swinging slender hips f Poor Viv She sure is one grand sample of what I call a flat tire And her companion giggled deliciously at her own humor That baby is so flat shed make a door mat feel like a firstclass waitress Vivian Matthews had never In her entire life felt dressed up Not once in her twenty had she walked down the streets of Bender with a new dress or a new hat or a new flower on her coat and felt that mysterious something that lifts the feminine heart from MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY221929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 193 ADMITS WA CA CRIME Plane the slough heights of despond to the For that matter she had never been sure that anyone even LIKED her And so of course just as a radiant smile and a sunny face draws hap piness and Vivian 3 face re flecting her pensive thots was one that sometimes drew aa indifferent glance and that was about all The glance was something accompanied by a whispered poor kid For few there were in the small town who didnt know the story of Vivian Matthews and that she was a doorstep waif Not that it really mattered that she had been found on old Martha Matthews doorstep one winter night if Vivian could have forgotten about it herself In the middle west especially in a town like Bender Kans there is very little line drawn between the Nobodys and the Somebodys Hu man beings are human beings If they are nice and friendly and re Epectable Zeek Wales Bender swain and received a dejected summed up in so many It words Barnes who was if going to the movies with him Poor old Vlv wants to be a good egg Mary But shes got an awful Inferiority complexion I read about it in a book last winter Its some thin you get well kind of a dis ease and it makes you think you oont amount to nothin See what I mean Maiy agreed it would be a ter rible thing to get and hoped it catchin Vvviun staring after the strolling couple was in a blue funk Even Barnes domestic had a beau And Mary certainly had no claim to beanty Zeek could run rings around her when it came to looks He was really quite handsome She swung lazily and closed her eyes They were very green eyes pensiveslanted peculiar eyes They held you with sort of an odd fascin ation If you bothered looking at them long enough But few had ev er givsa them that consideration Except Cubby Sullivan next door He had said You got eyes like green peppers layin on their backs Viv Gosh theyre But who was Cubby anyway only a camera man for a news ser vice in Chicago A little sawedoff hedheaded wise cracking boy she had known all her life Still he was he had said of her hair Viv in the light your hair is just full of fire Youre a red head with a brunet heart Us red heads got livfc up to our hair Tho biuteful for the bit of flat tery Vivian had protested It looks like mousie brown to me So straight And her rather long patrician face with the straight aristocratic nose and the full red mouth had taken on its serious look Such a re spectable look too You would have looked at her then and sworn she was a girl who had committed no wrong and would be incapable of even such a thpt Flat tires are always respectable It was June The round fed sun literally sinkinginto theplains in a ball of Crimson touched the little of flame They seemedid shoot out from the Matthews cottage like lit tle tongues of and trying to lick up the shadows For a moment Vivian was lifted from hef blue thots and taken up with the beauty of the maple lined street with its tiny low homes She was a lover of it stir red her Its beauty seemed to pull her from the swing and she walked slowly toward the in the winey breeze filled twilight Then she heard a whistle A figure swung slowly with pantherlike grace around the corner and she would have turned it was too late It was the only whistle and the only walk that could send her TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN I Tunney Denies Charges in Mrs Fogartys Suit Publishes Affidavit by Woman Pointing to No Claim on Boxer MEW YORKMay 22 qualified denials of the claims of Mrs Katherine King Fogarty who seeks 500000 from Gene Tunney have been made in behalf of the re tired heavyweight champion and the Lauder family The complaint in which Mrs Fo garty charges Tunney broke his promise to marry her was in the hands of Deputy Sheriff Michael P Ryan of Stamford Conn today for filing in court at Bridgeport Conn Ryan has placed an attachment AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I reckon Amy an John is happy together She cant even have a good cry with out goin to a funerai on the 30 acre estate which Tunney owns near North Stamford and searched bank records in Stamford for any accounts the former heavy weight champion might have there Floyd E Barbpur secretary to Mrs George H Lauder mother of Mrs Polly Lander Tunney said Fnrally Discussed Matter The matter of Mrs Fogarty was discussed at length by the Lauder family before the marriage It was decided there was nothing to the claim Tunneys attorney Georga W Whiteside issued this statement Numerous threats of this kind have neen madein the past by this woman culminating in very insist ent demands on her part and threats of damaging publicity Immediately before Tunneys last fight for the heavyweight championship At that time a very thoro inves tigation of her claims was made and they were found to be without the slightest merit she nor her claim can at thla time be dignified by further comment on my part other than to publish the following affidavit by her in the presence of her lawyer on July 24 two days before the championship fight Relation Not Discreditable Katherine King Fogarty being duly sworn deposes and says made the acquaintance af John Gene Tunney in Hot Springs in October 1924 Our relations at all times thereafter were such as in no way to cast the slightest criticism or discredit upon him have no qlaim upon him of any kind and never did have I had hoped to continue to enjoy his friendship but that no longer seems possible for either of us the past I have said things about him to my lawyers that I now deeply regret because I know of nothing I could say that would cast the slightest discredit upon TURN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 6 ON FIRE BROT DOWN SAFELY Failure of One of Motdrs Sets Fire to Win Nev May 22 T Seven airplane passengers and two pilots came thru a spectacular ac cident without serious injury near here early itoday when a big west bound Boeing airmail transport caught fire in midair made a forced landing and burned The trlmotored plane carrying mall and passengers to San Francis co was but a few minutes out of Elko when the left motor failed Flames spouted from the dead en gine and ignited the left wing The transport was about 2000 feet in the air and landing on the desert without lights was a matter of guesswork Chief Pilot Hugh Barker pointed the plane downward at a sharp an gle and it dived toward the earth like a huge firebrand lighting on a fairly level spot The plane made a smooth landing under the circum stances Abe VVarner assistant pilot had the cabin door open before the blazing plane came to a stop and the passengers clambered to safety on the ground Tho transport was too by that time to at the flames Boeing officials said the plane and everything aboard it was a total loss but that none of the passengers had been injured The passengers praised Barker highly for the manner in which he handled the burning plane Lake Girl Is Found Dead Brother TWO KILLED IN BASEBALL CRUSH A limn and a woman were trampled to death and 02 persons were hurt when spectators slusmiedcd into a narrow exit at Yankee stadium tn rain Picture shows injured being put in ambulance Kossuth County Making Cleanup on Bootleggers by CLEAR LAKE May coro ners verdict of accidental death was returned by Dr W E Long of Mason City in the case of Violet Dawson 21 of Clear Lake who was found dead from suffocation by gas Tuesday afternoon in the kitchen or the family home on South Fourth street The body was found by Mil ton Dawson 15 younger brother of the girl who discovered her dead in a chair before the gas range Ac cording to Dr Longdeath had oc curred several hours before Dr A B Phillips who was called after the discovery of the oody summoned Dr Long Milton who came home about midnight Monday retired and stayed in bed until 4 oclock p m Tuesday It is thot that the girl ra turned after Milton and sat before the range to get warm and after thinking that she had lighted the gas burner went to sleep in the chair Two burned matches on the floor indicated that this is what may have happened The lights in the kitchen were found lighted Mrs Dawson mother of the girl stayed for the night at the farm owned by her and located north of Clear Lake C C Dawson father of the girl who la proprietor of the Park cafe here stayed at the honft of his sis ter during the night The girl was last seen on the streets of Clear Lake Monday night She had returned from helping her mother on the farm Miss Dawson was born in Clear Lake Sept 7 1907 and had spent her life here with the exception of two years in Cedar Falls Funeral arrangements have not been completed altho it is known that private services will be held at the Ward funeral home sometime Friday Surviving besides her mother father and brother Milton is one brother Max Dawson Minneapolis and one sister Mrs Louis Blaster Ventura Boone Man Hurt as He Falls Into Fire DES MOINES May 22 L Johnson 38 said by police to be a resident of Boone was probablv fatally injured when he fell into a campflre at 4 a m Johnson with five other men was on an allnight HOUSE MAY VOTE ON DEBENTURE MuchDiscussed Proposal Might Be Added to Tariff Bill WASHINGTON May 22 termined if possible to force a di rect vote In the house on the ex port debenture proposition senate conferees on the farm bill today suggested to the house conference group that the debenture plan be offered as an amendment to the tariff measure under such procedure as to necessitate a record ballot This proposal was made at an other meeting of the conference committee and was advanced in view of the insistence by the house group that the senate must agree to eliminate the debenture plan before any progress can ne made toward gettingother differences adjusted The house never has voted direct ly on the debenture proposition and the senate conferees contend that such a vote should be taken as a re sult of the plan having won ap proval by the senate Senate conferees in their new proposal on the plan suggested that repre sentative Garner of Texas the dem ocratic leader move to send the tariff bill back to tlin ways and means committee with Instructions to include the debenture proposition This motion would necessitate a rec ord vote Advised of this suggestion Gar ner said he would consult his demo cratic colleagues on the proposal be fore deciding upon a course of ac tion One Woman and I 1 Men Are Arrested m First Days Raids ALGONA May woman and 11 men were arrested yesterday as thegfirst step in the countywide cleanup campaign on bootleggers led by County Attorney G D Shum way and Sheriff L E Hovey This is but a beginning according to both men who state that a great deal more evidence has been ob tained which will leacl to more ar rests within a short time The Kossuth county authorities are being assisted in the campaign by Sheriff E H Wahlert of Han cock county three state and three federal prohibition agents E J Van Ness former county attorney will assist in the prosecution The woman Mis Anna Bergman Bancroft and five of the men E J ODcll Bancroft Ed Wolfe and Her bert Schoby Algona E J Butler Whittemore and G B Ludwig St Benedict waived preliminary hear STOCKS CRASH ON REPORT OF CHANGE IN RATE Millions Wiped Out as Reserve Council Ap proves Increase NEW YORK May 22 VI storm of selling orders wiping out millions of dollars in quoted val ues swept into the New York stock exchanges and other securities mar kets today on the announcement that the federal reserve council had approved an increase in rediscount rates from 5 to 6 per cent in a fur ther effort to curtail the volume of borrowings on securities collateral Extreme losses in a long list of dustrials and rails ranged from to a share with at least a score individual including General Motors Chrysler Nash United Fruit and Ccrro de Pasco copper sinking to new low levels for the year The decline was temporarily checked around midday when specu lators for the advance endeavored to rally the oil shares on the au j uounccment that President Hoover lhad called a conference of western i governors to consider oil conserva j tion plans No Buying Mootl The public apparently not in a buying mood arid the Attemptwas quickly abandoned after a number of issuiss lad been lifted to 3 a share Trade and business news contin ued favorable The weekly steel trade reviews pointed out that steel Will Rogers DETROIT May appoints 10 lawyers and one woman to see if anybody is drinking and why If President Hoover there is 10 men i drinking to every woman then we will appoint a com mission to look into his case Well its up to the lone woman to do some thing I can think of noth ing that the people would have less confi dence in than 10 lawyers ROGERS together It does look like he would have appointed one fel low with just horse sense Yours WILL ROGERS DAMN STRESSES HOSPITAL NEED IH LIONS TALK Says Lack of Isolation Facilities Disgrace to Community UNLICENSED CAR BRINGS ARREST TO MINNESOTAN Nymaster Remembers Hitting Girl With Hammer WASECA Minn May 22 tTl Alleged to have confessed that he killed Julius Schuch farmer and two of his children Ernest and Ida at their home near here last Satur day night Joe Nymaster 33 was being further questioned by author ities here today Nymaster was arrested at Mar shall Minn by a deputy sheriff who noticed that Nymasters car did not have a 1029 license The deputy notified Waseca and state officials who returned Nymaster to this city Nymaster is alleged to have tolrt state operatives that he had hit n girl on the head with a hammer at Waseca but that he didnt remem ber what happened after that ex cept that ho had thrown away the hammer He is said to have stated that ha stopped al a farm for a drink of water and that the attack followed The crime was first by two oE Schuchs daughters when they returned from a trip to town They stumbled upon the body of heir sister Ida who was still allvo jut died later at a hospital here Authorities later found the bodies of Schuch and Ernest A small safe in the Schuch homo iad been carried away It had not been located early today production and consumption were being maintained at high levels I f ACK of adequate isolation hos Furlher increases were announced in the price of crude oil and most of i pital facilities in Mason City was characterized is nothing shorl the days earning reports made fatot a disgrace by Dr C E Dalcin vorable comparison with the coipicty health director in an address responding period a year ago j Wednesday noon before the Lions Prospects that the keen compel1 club Continued use of the frame tion in the automobile industry building at the northwest corner of would be reflected the second qviar East park constitutes a source ter earnings of the motor stocks absolute peril to the communitys brot some rather heavy selling into health it was pointed out that group General Motors Chry sler Nash and GrahamPaige all sank to new low levels for the year losses ranging from to a share General Electric which recently was heavily bought on the prospect o a 4 to 1 stock split up or a dis tribution of its radio holdings broke nearly SH a share Baldwin Drops Balwin Locomotive dropped Allied Chemical and Goodyear Rubber United Aircraft Burroughs AddingMachine Westinghouse Electric Packard Motors American and Foreign Power Curtiss Aero plane Delaware Hudson Warner Brothers Pictures Commercial Mason City has been Extremely lucky this past winter the physi cian declared Theres no other word for it but luck While we haj a number of scarlet fever coses con fined at the socalled isolation hos pital much of the time we were for unate enough not to have a single mg before Justice A Hutchison I Credit and Federal Mining and Smelting dropped to a share and were released on bail to await the convening of the grand jury at the September term of court The other six men John Berg submitting I man son of the woman wno Crested also of Bancroft M J Mc Gilligan Algona George Duncan Ledyard and Judd Jelley William Cramer and Herman Strummer of Whittomore are confined county jail the Case Threshing advanced 5425 to and then plunged to S3DO a new low for the year and a share below the years high United States Steel Common dropped nearly S5 a share to S16775 RATE CHANGE TO INCLUDE IOWA SGH ACffT BETS ALLIES mm Germans Likely to Reject Any Changes in Annui ties Amount PARIS May 22 modified draft report agreed upon by tho reparations experts of the allied im tlons and a covering letter making I clear the allies views was trans mitted to Dr Hjalmar Solmchl chief of the German delegation this afternoon Chief interest in reparation circles centered on whether the creditor na tions draft report made any changes in the total of annuities to be paid by Germany in addition to case of smallpox 1 hesitate to think reservations made on several of what might have happened if they German c hud come in combination once Uie li Facilities Insufficient Dr Dakin referred to the insuffi ciency of sanitary facilities in the building and to the doubt which i haunts the doctor ns he takes a patient there as to whether disin fection from the previous case has been complete Firm indorsement of the building of a modern isolation hospital witi wards for the care of the different communicable diseases was given by the speaker He pointed how ever to the faot that the matter would have to be handled by the county rather than by the city Under the laws of Iowa he pointed out the city can build only a temporary hospital In fact back I in 1800 when I was city health offi cer before we built the present iso lation hospital as a temporary pro position Its done duty for 28 or 29 yenrs It strikes me that we should conditions to accept figures proposed by Owen D Krom all information available it appeared likely that the Germans would reject the report if there were any such changes Kcsorl to Cost GRAND RAPIDS Minn May 22 a summer re port hotel at Pokegama lake near here to cost S40000 is being spon sored by folm Gannon and John Curran both of Hibbing1 The Imlel is to be ready about Aug 1 Wea WEEKS FORECAST Decision On Wheat Exports ibe a permanent basis in important B matter aa this Victory Healln Record Included in the physicians Five Buildings Bum j MidWestern Governors Are at Muscatine Loss Is Put at as for Farmer MUSCATINE May 22 of the five large buildings of the Iowa Sheet Metal Products com pany here were destroyed by fire early today Losa is estimated at 525000 The casket department the grave vault department and tho manufacturing departments were destroyed The loss ia covered bv in surance The origin of the blaze w believed to have been a short cir icuit to Name Representatives to June Meeting WASHINGTON May 22 11 Presldent Hoover has invited the governors of western oil producing states to send representatives to a preliminary conference at Colorado intermediate Springa June JO to consider the pos T sibility of creating an interstate WASHINGTON May 22 Representative Andresan republi can Minnesota today announced that he had been advised by thein terstate commerce commission j permission granted eastern and western trunk lines to reduce freight rates on export wheat and Hour as an emergency farm relief is not only to central ad dress was a reference to ths citys health record the past year The Wll Speak at St DES MOINES May 22 Miss Agnes Samuelson state superinten dent of public Instruction will ad compact for conservation of oil The announcement was made to day at the while house The presi dents action was made upon the recommendation of the federal oil conservation board The governors were tod that Ihe meeting would take up possibility of creating an interstate compart in cooperation with the federal gov ernment for the better control of tlons in Minnesota Iowa und Mis souri The decision of the commission Andresen said was a distinct nf tory for the farmers of the middle I and northwest i With Many Bullet Wounds Present rates of 22 tic a hundred1 pounds on wheat and flour from eastern Minnesota to Chicago the commission informed Andresen have been reduced to cents so that all shippers and farmers hav ing any grain on hand which Js not subject to transit privileges would iiimrnlly fair Wednesday and Thursday warmer ia oxtntmn onst portion Wednes day night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for only disease which approached cpi 24 hour period ending al 8 oclock demlc proportions was scarlet fever a m Wednesday Warmest Tuesday fi8 IxjwMst in Xiirht 4S At 8 A M Wednesday 57 Tuesday afternoons maximum1 temperature was the highest record ed since the afternoon of May M when the mercury touched the suim figure On only two days so far thi month has the tcmepiatuie jismseil 70 generally regarded as summer heat Wednesday morning there waa Officer ia somewhat fluctuating T I wind out of the south and the sun was experiencing sonic difficulty n breaking thru the for any sustained periods TURN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN SETECTIVE IS y dress the East St Louis Teachers I drilling and the elimination of j benefit from the reduced rates association May 22 on the subject HUIl LilK VurrlCulllTIj jfaste in the oil industry Andresen recently filed protests Found in Auto CHICAGO May 22 Joseph Sullivan of the detective bu ureau waa found shot to death in an automobile today bullets in his forehead and back and his face be traying marks of a fist fight Sulli van was a member of the detective Further it was said that if hoi with the commission asking a hearsquad working on the Blumenthal address Is the closing number governors approved represent atics ing on the proposal to reduce rates kidnaping case and the resultant IT Liir iiuaiui iiumuur I nui 1 uvtu juiiruhci camping excursion on the Raccoon of the Teachers lecture course of I of Urn federal government i that nlacu jvmect with then claiming only torf slaying of fiegt Roy Martin a weoic rninal points would be bcnefittcd ;