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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 27, 1929, Mason City, Iowa Nortti Iowa DAILY PAP Edited for the Home AND MASON CITX DAILY TIMES HOME EDITION VOL XXXV FIVB CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT EXPECT IOWA MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY 27 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 197 REINSTATED EXISTENCE OF CONFERENCE AT STAKE CLAIM Former Michigan Prexy in Criticism of Com mission BULLETIN IOWA CITY May 27 The home of Paul Belling re signed director of athletics at the University of Iowa was egged during the night A group of students organized last night for the purpose wax hroken up when track coach George Bresnahan and E H Lauer who succeeded Belting appealed to the students to re frain from any display of vio lence More than n dozen spattered pggs adorned the house as Bett ing dressed in overalls and a blue shirt busied himself mowing his lawn this morn ing Students generally charge Belting with responsibility for the information on which Iowa was expelled from the Big Ten conference CHICAGO May 27 The West crn conference one of the oldest antl most powerful of American col legiate athletic organizations to day was rocked to its foundation by the stormiest upheaval in its his tory Expulsion from Its membership of i versify of Iowa on a some the turmoil which Bad grown to such tremendous proportions today that the life of the conference ap peared at stake This was th situation at a glance The faculty committee of the con ference composed of representatives of each school issued an announce ment at the annual meeting Satur day that Iowa had been expelled for violation of the rule prohibit ing recruiting and subsidizing of athletes Names of the athletes so subsidized were not revealed Belting Makes Charge Paul E Belting issued a state ment charging he was compelled to give up his position as athletic di rector at Iowa because he refused to permit diversion of the schools athletic fund to aid athletes A declaration was issued by Pres ident Jessup that he knew nothing about the charges the identity of the accusers or the nature of the expulsion order Prof Lewis Pelzcr Iowa repre sentative and secretary of the con ference athletic committee admit ted that alleged maintenance of a slush fund by wealthy Iowa City residents for the financing of ath letics was one of the charges on which the expulsion was based Emphatic announcement by the Chicago Alumni association of the University of Iowa that if Iowa goes out the alumni will find out why some others dont get out too Vigorous comment was made by Clarence Cook Little who recently resigned as president of the Univer sity of Michigan who charged the committee permitted commercial consideration to sway it in setting the date of expulsion at Jan 1 1930 instead of making the order imme X TO PAGE 18 COLUMN 8 AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen jg Pa wants to deed what little property weve got to the children right novy but its lota easier to be kind to old folks if youre expectin somethin Will Rogers Says PITTSBURGH May 27 Say what do you know about those two old country boys flying around in Tex aH this spring Lrooks like the only way to get CPI down is to starve em to death Maybe they dont know how to land Any of you that are not f a m i 1 i ar with that coun try I can tell you what has them up oI1 G Calter of Dallas had threatened to make a speech to em when they came down They broke the Question Marks record and then they went out after Heflins now Yours WILL ROGERS WILL WILL HODSE TARIFF VOTE WILL BE HELD TUESDAY Action on Census Pro posal Is Pending in May 27 W Congressional leaders today had two good reasons to hope for an early start on all summer va cation and one to fear that their plan would be delayed Their hope rested on the prospect of votes tomorrow on the censusre apportionment bill in he senate antl the tariff measures in the house Their fear was caused by the dead lock between the senate and house farm bill conferees over the export debenture plan The house is speeding toward a vote on the tariff bill at 3 oclock tomorrow afternoon under the spe cial rule which gives priority to con sideration of amendments from ways and means committee and has operated successfully thus far in blocking all efforts to make changes not approved by that group The senate still had before tt to day the most sharply contested amendment proposed during its con sideration of the bill to provide for the taking of the 1B30 census and reapportionment of the house the change sponsored by Senator Sack ett republican Kentucky which would exclude aliens from the enu meraion on which house member ship apportionments are to be jased Its proponents are basing their appeal on the contention that counting of aliens would be to the advantage of the cities and deprive rural sections of representations Atlantic Planes Still Held by Weather SHIELDS BACK INDESMOINES Committee Is to Work Out Reorganization of University DES MOINES May 27 T T Shields president of the board of trustees of Des Moifies univer sity returned here today He was accompanied by the committee ap pointed by the trustees to investi gate the egg bombardment of him self and Miss Edith M Rebman board secretary which resulted in the closing of the institution and its subsequent reopening under court injunction Dr Shields refused to make any statement but promised one later in the day Dr Harry C Wayman university president who aroused the ire of Dr Shields following the reopening the Institution said he knew noth ing about the plans of the trustees They have not called me and I do not know when they will meet he said Dr Shields committee of trustees is to work out the plan for reorgani zation Flyers Break Record for Endurance Flight 2 FORT WORTH AVIATORS SET FLIGHT RECORD Q Scenes ns Reginald E Robbing and James Kelly Fort Worth Tex flyers set a new worlds record for endurance flight In their singlemotored monoplane Ft Worth in thn air above the Texas city Top photo shows the Ft Worth in the air with Rohhins appcaring at the front glass and Kelly standing up in the rear opening ready to catch the gas refueling line Below leftaro Robbins and Kelly with the dog mascot which they took aloft for fho trip and right below is a scent of tfic fueling operation Wheat Slumps to Lowest in Fourteen Years PREPARE FOR LINDY NUPTIALS Ambassador Reaches New Jersey to Be Ready for Wedding ENGLEWOOD N J May 27 7P Dwight w Morrow and bis family were gathered at the Morrow estate here today in prepar ation for the wedding of his daugh ter Miss Anne to Col Charles A Lindbergh The date is yet to be an nounced Newspaper guesea have been midJune When the ambassador arrived home yesterday from Mexico City market were the principal immeili Ae nte causes blamed for the drop but the market has suffered for weeks from an oversupply of last yeais wheat and has collapsed more than 30 cents from the high mark in February May wheat had established a low mark for the year Saturday at CHICAGO May 27 rush 10 unload grain today drove prices down to the lowest level of the sea son and brot May wheat on the Chicago Board of Trade below the dollar mark for the first time in six years The close at 98 cents was the lowest for May delivery in 11 years antl represented a drop of 2s cents since Saturday Rains that enhanced the pros pects of the growing Canadian crop and a weak close of the Liverpool on to divulge any inrormation He would not discuss reports that Plu tarco Elins Calles who was presi dent of Mexico when Lindbergh first met the Morrows would attend the wedding Mrs Morrow and their youngest daughter Constance met Morrow at the train at Newark yesterday He posed for photographs and then motored home Shortly after their arrival a strong of limousines passed thru the guard maintained about the Morrow estate by the Englewood police Presently Colonel Lindbergh and his mother Mrs Evangeline Lindbergh drove up in the colonels car and soon after ward came an unidentified clergy man and four other men Colonel Lindbergh and his mother left two niours later Our idea of a niiperflous sugges tion Is the one that Touett Shouse is going to make n name for him self as the manager of the demo cratic Transcript and crossed line for the first time the dollar today The finish today was at the bnttom a the lowest since September 1915 when May delivery sold at 03 cents Other grain futures sagged in line with the drop in wheat POCKET VETOES RULED LEGAL Supreme Court Backs Presi dents Actions in Kill ing Legislation WASHINGTON May 27 CI Pocket vetoes by the president were declared by the supreme court today lo be effective in killing legislation sent to him in UIR closing days of a session even tho it was not the last uestion Marks Time Is Eclipsed by Almost a Full Day BULLETIN MINNEAPOLIS May 27 monoplane Miss Minne sota piloted by Gene Shank and Owen Haugtdnnd was forced down shortly after 1 oclock today due to lack of Tho flyers who took off at Wichita Hans Satur day morning hail been in the air more than 52 hours when they were forced to descend Originally christened Miss Knnger the piano was re named Miss Minnesota after tho flyers arrived over Minneapolis yesterday By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CTIV1TIES of the air the length and breadth oC the United States aa well as abroad held B foremost place in the public attention today A new refueling endurance flight record of 172 hours 32 minutes nnd one second was established al Fort Worth Texas by Reginald L Rob bins and James Kelly who brot theiv single motored monoplane down yes terday after a cracked propcllor threatened Bisaster Another refuelingendurance was in progress from Wichita Kans Owen Hauguland and Gene Shank varied the monotony of their night by cruising to Minneapolis Minn where after refueling their mono plane Miss Hanger in the air they flew about the city Fog and high wind frustrated the attempt of Herbert J Fahy to set new solo endurance record at Los Angeles He landed after 21 hours 16 minutes in the air Awaiting Weather Change At Old Orchard Me two planes were poised on the beach awaiting a change in the weather that would permit them to start transAtlantic flights The French monoplane Yel low Bird with a crew of three Frenchmen is headed for Paris The American plane Green Flash manned by Roger Q Williams and Lewis A Yancey is bound for Rome Aviation news for the weekend included two accidents which cost at least two lives and injury to sev eral At Yuma Ariz Harvey S Christofferson was killed and Ern est Henderson probably fatally in TURN TO PAGE 18 COLUMN 7 session of a congress The decision covers the Muscle at the close of the first session of the last congress Shoals bill pocket vetoed MABEL TO QUIT CAPITOL POST Report Disagreement With Negro Escapes From Jail at Iowa City IOWA CITY May 27 ing a hole thru the chimney wall and crawling inside Don Robertson 16 Negro said to he from San Antonio Texas escaped from the county jail here after he had climbed to the top and then jumped 40 feet to the ground He is said to have sought refuge at the home of friends 150 TAKEN OFF DOOMED VESSEL i Mitchell Over En forcement WASHINGTON May 27 Mrs Mabel Walker Willebraodt assistant attorney general in charge of prohibition prosecution is ex jpeeled to retire from the govern j ment service in the very near fu re Mrs Willcbrandt is enroute to Waco Texas to receive a degree from Baylor university but some of her friends here said today she was determined to return to the practice of law which she gave up to enter Longfaced men arc prope lo baldness Nonsense Calling a smooth area face doesnt change the fact that its Midwest Re view government service under an ap Alaskan Steamer Hits Rock and Sinks Survivors Are Picked Up SEATTLE May 27 Thn steamship Aleutian struck a pro jecting rock in tlyak bay on thoi jagged coast of Kodiac Inland Aljnatlon to President Hoover on March aska yesterday nnd sank after 151 but it was returned with the re pansengors nnd 135 members of that she remain pointmcnt of President Harding in 1021 Along with other federal appoint ive officers she submitted her resig MAKE RAID IN CHARLES CITY Art Hiel Is Held in Floyd County Jail to Await Hearing CHARLES CITY May Hlel is in Floyd county jail charged with possession of 12 gallons of al cohol following a raid on his resi dence at the corner of Fifteenth and S streets at oclock last night by Deputy Sheriff Bernard Athcr ton Chief of Police Dan Shannon and Officer L A Fisher The date for his hearing has not been set NOT LEAVING ANN ARBOR Mich May 37 Walter A Jessup president of tho University of Iowa is being considered for thu presidency of tho Univcrsly of Michigan to succeed Dr Clar ence C Little resigned nltho no announcement of the selection ot a successor has lieon made Denies Ho Will Leave IOWA CITY May ident Walter A Jessup of the University of Iowa denied that ho plans to accept a like at tho University of Michigan succeeding Dr Clar ence C Little SENTENCED Cecil Newton Mahan Iaints vllle Ky boy yfurs old convicted of slaying his play mate and sentenced to Hie state reformatory until he ls 21 OUSTER FROM BIG 10 BLAMED ON PRESIDENT Jniversity Is Accused of Subsidizing Its Athletes BULLETIN CniCAOO May 27 John L Griffith commissioner of athletics in the western con ference today announced the expulsion of the University of IOHII would not he effective un III Ian 1 1U30 The decision will enable Jowa which was ousted by ihn confer once faculty committee on a charge of subsidizing its nth letcH to complcti its slxgump schedule in football next fall uguinst Big Ten rivals Its op ponents Ohio State Illinois Wisconsin Minnesota Purdue and Michigan Major Griflfth said all theRB games would be by Hie conference and that should Iowa win it would ho recognized as big ten champion Griffith said he would confrr with President Jessup anil Iho University of Iowa athletic council Iowa City tomorrow relative to thn situation All 1 can suy now is lhat t plan In talk matters over with Ihcm Griffith satd IOWA CITY May 27 Xlnl l veraily of Iowa today set about to putItsathletic House in ordertal lowing its ouster conpetltion Saturday on charges at subsidizing athletes After two years of dissension tsa university had rebuilt its athletic house only a month ago when Prof Paul E Bolting resigned as director lust as E H Lauer Beltingsuc cessor was completing roorganiza ion the sudden action nf the Big Pen faculty committee disarranged all the furnishings Lauer and other university offi cials however are optimistic over he outcome As they prepared a widespread investigation of the charges today they expressed the belief that the ruling did not expel the school but merely severed rela tions after Jan 1 1030 They indi cated that relations might be re sumed later Blames U Proxy In a statement last night Belting placed the blame for thn ouster on President Walter A Jessup who Belting said had requested his res ignation Belting declared he had refused to divert funds to help ath letes nnd added I assume that the western conference interpreted tho presidents refusal to support me as a direct challenge lo clean sport In the University of Iowa and they acted accordingly I think their judgment is cored Two hundred fifty students left TURN TO PAGE 18 COLUMN 7 WeaJ flarncr Man Leaves for Meeting GARNER May John ston left last night for Pittsburgh Pa where he will represent the Cedar Rapiiis prcsbytery of the United Presbyterian church at The general assembly which is the high est court of tliia chuicli Knutson Named Rotary llth District Governor crew had abandonerl her and been picked up by the Surveyor a coast and geodetic survey ship The Surveyor willi the 150 survi vors aboard Intlay was plowing For some weeks there have been reports which never have been offi cially confirmed that differences had developed between Mrs Wille biandt and Attorney General Mil tliru honvy scnn In Reward 300 rhcll regarding the prohibition cn i miles northeast and Uyak bay jforcement question Clear Lake Man Honored Dallas Texas Con vention l Clarence A Knutson of Clear Lake will serve as eleventh district governor for Rotary international News of this was received Mon day from E B Stillman who wilh Mr Knutson Is representing Clear Lake at the international conven tion in Dallas Texas Mr Knutson was the rholce if the Iowa delegation at the conven tion President Harry Gage of Cre college chosen at the distrkt con vention a few weeks ago found it impossible to serve Mr Kmitson has been an active worker in Rotary for a number of years and his selection as iJIsirict head will meet wilh general np iproval WEEKS FORECAST Mostly cloudy Monday night and Tuesday will probiioiy lo cal showers jind thunderstorms continued warm LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Monday Warmest Sunday Coolest in night At 8 a m Monday Rainfall For like period ending at a ni Sunday Warmest Saturday Coolest in night Two periods of rainfall one be ginning just after S oclock Sunday morning and continuing until a bit after nonn and Ihn other occurring in the gave Mason City al most threequarters of an inch of precipitation The rain at night to taled only 02 of an inch This total of precipitation has been exceeded only once this month Allko the temperature held to a high level Monday morning there was a con tinuation of the rain driven by a brisk south wind 7s fl fiR 73 oclock 77 55 CJLAUKNCE ;