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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 15, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas ILY PAI Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI FIVE tiENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY 10WA FRIDAY NOVEMBER 15 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONA NEWS SUPPLMENTAL SERVICE NO 32 JEWELS TAKEN SEVEN BANDITS ROB GUESTS AT WEDDING PARTY Several Persons Beaten When They Resist Big Rewards Offered BUFFALO N Y Nov 15 reward of 535000 if taken alive ind if dead was offered to day for seven men who armed and masked raided the suburban home of John L Carson Jr last night during a prenuptlal dinner party in honor of a prominent young couple Lining the 18 guests and half a dozen servants against a wall the robbers stripped them of jewelry valihtd by the guests at about 000 They also obtained a small amount of cash and fur wraps from the upper floor The most valuable item in the stolen jewels is a triple string of matched pearls owned by Mrs Ray Van Cliff said by one or the guests to be worth between 5250000 and Thot It Was Prank Mrs Philip Metz wife of one of the business executives of the Buf falo Evening Times and a daughter of Norman E Mack estimated the value of her jewelry taken by the bandits at Miss Eleanor Cameron of Waco Texas who with her fianqe Courtland Van Cliff was the guest of honor at the party also lost jewels valued at a high total When the bandits burst In upon thedinner party the guests at first thot It waa all a t after two of M Drake irflUARIHN Stage Revolt Against Authority revolverbutts they quiet ly submitted to being searched and stripped of their Jewels Entered Thru Window The guests were seated in thi dining room when Nthe robbers en tered thru a French window at the rear of the house and a door lead ing to the kitchen W Hamilton Gardner prominent broker and polfer walked over to the man who appeared to be the leader and reached for his pistol He was knocked down A woman who tried tnpull the mask off one of the rob bers was knocked down and kickea The robbers took everything in night including necklacesearrings watches rings stickpins and studs Completing their search they or dered everyone to lie on the floor and remain there at least five min utes In the meantime they made their escape Receivership Asked for Insurance Firm PEORIA HI Nov 14 tion for a receivership for the Illi nois Bankers Life association a Monmouth HI insurance firm was denied by Federal Judge Louis Fitz henry today in sustaining another motion for dismiss1 of the proceed ing on grounds his court lacked jurisdiction Two policy holders of the insur ance company instituted the action allegingtrustees of the firm were attempting to defraud its members and policy holders NEW BRITISH ENVOY Sir Roland lAndsay has been named as British ambassador to the United States He will como early In the new year succeeding Sir Esme Howard The now envoy a career man who Is 53 and a Scot has been attached to the Washington em bassy twice In tho past At present he is British permanent raciersecretary of state for for eign affairs Wea 4S 20 IOWA WEATHER Fair Friday and Saturday not much change in tempera ture LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Warmest Thursday Coolest in Night At 8 A M Friday 38 Its beginning to lookas if some obstruction had got into the Globe Gazettes alcoholic minimum ther mometer On three occasions this autumn the index has descended to 20 point and stopped It happened again Thursaay night The previous nights minimum was the same and on the night of Nov 5 there was a like minimum The wind was out of the north Friday morning and de spite a bright sunshine there was no very rapid rise of the mercury Is Made for Oats Fruits Senate Adjusts Tariff on Farm Products in Night Session WASHINGTON Nov 15 Senatorial champions of agriculture today were speeding their efforts to write into the tariff bill rates to place farming on an economic parity with industry The agricultural schedule taken up out of regular order was the subject of debate continued from a night session last night in which a score of committee amendments in creasing farm product levies were adopted Sentiment evinced at the night session the first on the tariffbill when for three hours the charhber wrote increases into the measure promised short shrift for proposals of downward revision Debate wearied legislators scorned roll calls on all rates in the farm prod uct classification as they approved committee amendments increasing duties on milk cream and related dairy products First action today involved a de cision on cherry rates Senators from California were atodds with members from Maryland and New York on proposed duties at the ad journment hour last night Acting on the first of the importantgrain products an increasein the duty on oats from 15 to 16 cents a bustie was voted Soy beans would be made dutiable at 3 of a cent a pound under an other amendment adopted whereas now they are on the free list A raise from 2 to 6 cents a pound on dried dessicated or evaporated cherries was approved SENATE FORCES TARIFF MAKING Older Members Desired Adjournment Young Members Win By FRANCIS M STBPHENSON Associated Press StaffWriter XITASHINGTON Nov 15 new force organized to put pep Into in thesenate today and served defiant notice on he republican old guard leadership that there would be no adjournment of the special session unless the tar iff bill were passed The new organization recruited rom the newly elected republicans who have been voting solidly thru out the special session for the Hoov er policies surprised the republican itular leadership who sought to find out the proportions of this up rising which has split the party into virtually three groups We are here to put pep in reg ularity said Senator Vandenberg of Michigan one of the spokesmen of the new group which had the senate working away today wlthou much hone of a weeks recess befor the regular session begins in Dec em ber j Senator jyandenberg displayedt a round robin petition signed by 24 republicans every night session uoHlfthe tariff Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Nov Grundy wouldnt name the states that were backward Because the voodoos from the town of York in his own state hail him Advance ment will tell Prosp e r i t y this winter is going to be enjoyed by everybody that Is fortunate WILL HOUEUH enough to get into the poor farm Yours WJLL ROGERS HEIR WEDS SERVANT e It developed todaythat the guard which has been silently watching the western repub licandemocratic coalition write the bariff bill has been holding meet ings It was reported they held a dinner Tuesday night at wljich they voiced opposition to adjournment while the tariff still was under con sideration SAYS BARRIERS WERE REMOVED Occupant of Car That Ran Off Pavement Gives Testimony It was stated by attorneys In the matter that unless there is a di rected verdict for which the plain tiff is expected the case will go over to the next week as the plaintiff la not expected to rest the case until Saturday at least The defendant wjll Introduce testimony to the proper warning signs existed and that the barrier was up at a late hour the day of the ac cident Charge Negligence The Metz company and Condon are charged with negligence in not having barricaded the end of a stretch of new paving south of Ken sett for which they were the con tractors Mrs Van Note and Mrs Steece claimto have been perman ently injured when the car in which they and their husbands were rid ing went over an embankment at the end of the paving Txniis Brobker a farmer whose property is near the scene of the accident testified that to his knowl edge of the embankment was not blocked off on the night of the ac CONTINUED ON MARKET PAGE Brady Case Is Still Before Special Jury in Austin Courtroom AUSTIN 1ex Nov 15 IVIn vestigation of the death of Miss Highsmith 28 in connection with which former Judge John Brady of the third Texas court of civil appeals is held without bond on a charge of murder still was in the hands of a grand jury today About 15 witnesses several of whom were called to testify yes terday were awaiting their turns all presumably to testify regarding their knowledge of the slaying and circumstances surrounding it Among them were several young peopiC who had rooms nt when Miss Highsmith a state cap Itol employe lived and in front of which she was stabbed to death late Saturday night STUDENTS HOLD RIOT IN PROTEST AGAINST DEANS Shower of Rotten Eggs Greets Dean or Men During Night DES MOINES Nov 15 dent revolt against the attitude of Drake university authorities toward the campus warfare with Iowa State college as a prelude to the schools football game at Ames tomorrow flared into open indigna tion early today with a rotten egg bombardment of the home of R O Davies dean of men Davies 3ast night refused to con sider a petition asking for the re i instatement of six Drake students who were suspended for painting igns on Iowa state buildings and Idewalks yesterday He told the jroup which presented the petition hat It would have to come thru the tudent council before he would con sider it Eggs Are Thrown A dozen or more students came to 1 lis home at 1 oclock and plastered iie front of it with rotten eggs They disappeared in three automo1 biles before they could be identified Shortly before the egg episode an effigy Deair Davies bearing a sign JDean Hawk Shaw was hung the ad Spendirig his honeymoon in adingy room over a grape store at Oyster Bay LI William Willock Jr 22yearold heir to a 000000 fortune posed for this Central Press telephoto with his bride the former Adelaide Ingebretsen 20 a Norwegian girl who recently resigned as second chambermaid In the WHIock home Wll lock Sr steel baron has not yet decided whether he will disinherit his is said because hai married the he loved tossing lux ury and high spetal status to the winds NEW YORK MAN BEFORE SENATE Argues Against Higher Sugar Tariff Is Ques tioned WASHINGTON Nov 15 Edwin P Shattuck of New Yoik attorney for the United States Su gar association told the senateJobV by committee today he appeared be fore the senate finance committee to argue against a higher duty on Cuban sugar in connectionwith the pending tariff legislation He said he did not get an oppor tunity to present much at an argu ment since he was answering ques tions most of the time and added that he presented a brief Before1 the house ways and means committee in conenction with the pendingtariff bill but made no argument Asked by Chairman Caraway if he told the finance committee he was a paid representative of sugar interests the witness said he thot he did He said the United States Sugar association maintained a Washing ington office to handle statistical information and dealt with tariff matters only incidentally His employment wtih the Sugar association he saidstartedIn 1B23 when he appeared before the tariff commission in an effort to obtain ra reduction In the Cuban sugar duty The modern passenger bus is equipped for almost everything ex cept winning an argument with a Times MOHAWK POND STARTS TODAY PLANE SUICIDE CLARION MEN TO INTERVENE WITH The family of Ruth Brook 18 above of Philadelphia who committed suicide by jump ing from piano nt Valley Stream L I say she had a death complex cludedali the leaders Morethan 300 students signed the petition asking1 that they be rein stated to lead the cheeringsection at Ames Saturday Davies upon hearing of the petition remarked it will not matter a great deal to me if there are no cheer leaders Both Campuses Smeared Both the Iowa State and Drake campuses received deluges of paint as a result of yesterdays activities students from each school invading the others campus The student riot this morning is the second uprising of students against college authorities In Dea koines in the last eight months iast April students at Des Moines university now closed rioted in pro est against the chairman of the DOard of trustees and bombarded a board meetingwith eggs and stones PARTY LEADERS VQ1CEAPPRQVAL OFTAXSHp All Indications Point to Early Reduction in Nations Toll ITASHINGTON Nov 15 Prompt congressional approval of the treasurys new scheme of tax Hope to Get Change of Plans No Local Changes Made CLARION Nov ident F J McCoy of the local commercial club and at least one other Clarion representa tive will go into Chicago next 1 week in an endeavor to get Great Western railroad ofiir cials to desist in their plan to remove divisional headquarters from here Decision as to this course waa reached last night following the re ceipt of a wire from President V V Boatner who had been invited by local residents to come here to talk over the whole situation Tha message read Will notify you foreport of week as to an engagement in my office Am on road at present V V Boat ner Wiped Off the Map In the meantime steps which will virtually wipe Clarion off the map as a railroad center are going forward The present force of more than 200 workers will be reduced to a scant handful NEGRO SLAIN BY I M DETECTIVE Shooting Follows Report oJ Molesting Women Near City Library DES MOINES Nov Detective L O Miller last night Shetland killed Virgil Goodwing 29 resisted the tifficers attempts to arrest him Qoodwing waa said to be molesting woriien near the city library Miller saidGoodwing struck him with E he started to bring his prls oner to the county jail Intensified Search Started by New York Police for Killers NEWTORK Nov 15 today intensified search for a ganj of killers that leaves the bodies o victims in cars parked on busj thorofarea in upper Manhattan The body of Mortimer Schubert 31 Harlem gangster and exconvict proved immediately fatal and they Doctors See Improvement n Secretary WASHINGTON Nov 15 For ihe first time since Secretary Good was taken ill his physicians announced today they had noticed signs indicating a slight improve ment In his condition The secretarys physicians said they hoped the improvement might continue without complications but it was said that Good waa still in a critical condition Early this morning he seemed to have regained strength to some ex lent The principal danger at the present his phyaicans said was from complications and added he would be watched closely to ward off pneumonia The vitality and resisting powei which the secretary has shown has been a source of amazemetft to his physicians It was said an operation such as his ordinarily would have treasury eduction was betokened today by an almost unanimous agreement among party leaders that the na tioaa taxpayers should benefit as Uickly as possible from the pros jerous financial condition tlio government Factional spokesmen of both houses save only those of the wcst rn independent republicans were n virtual accord in sanctioning secretary Mellons plan of lopping a fuh one per cent from all normal schedules of income taxation Administration supporters were quick to speak their approbation and were joined by the democratic eaders of the house Senate demo crats agreed too but held out the With six bullet wounds an ear cut cff and burns on it was found yes terday at Broadway and LaSalle Schubert was formerly a partner in thevending machine business with Joseph Batto whose body was found in an automobile at Fifth avenue and 107thstreet last Sept The next day the body of Thomas Ahern also identified him with the slotmachine business was found in a car on Kast 101st street Police Commissioner Grovcr A Whalen said Schubert apparently had been a victim of the same feud In which the others were slain 31Are Killed LIVERPOOL Nov 15 Twentyone persons were injured seven seriously in a collision be tween the ferry steamer Marlowe and a local vessel laden with auto mobiles today There were 2000 passengers on the ferry would continue to show his resist ing qualities 12 Hours Ahead The GlobeGazette will be on the streets Saturday evening at oclock with a play by play account of the IowaPurdue football Every other contest of importance will be handled with completeness in this special edition Wait Till Sunday possiblity of demanding reduction than an even that ad vanceu by the treasury condition ng their full approval upon more definite information as to prospec ive federal needs and revnues than 13now available Thn western independents non committal altho It was indicated that they would raise no serious ob jection Their position has been that treasury surpluses should be ap plied to a reduction of the national 3ebt on the theory that this result in decreased federal disbursements for interest and indirectly peririls lowered taxes NO CHANGE HERE Should the Great Western lall Avay remove general headquarters for jto Clarion to StPaul Wilson Cl employes would be in no way af fected it was understoodhere today Local officials expressed surprise that the headquarters might be moved and stated that they had no official information concerning the change SOLDIER KILLED BY NIGHT GUARD Fort Des Moines Private Is Shot by Sergeant Re fused to Halt DES MOINES Nov 15 vate James Moran stationed at the Fort Des Moines army post wns fatally wounded when he failed to heed a guards order to halt Wed nesday night post authorities here revealed The announcement by Col E A Sirmyer commanding officer wns not made until authorities had in vestigated the case The guard Corporal S Lazzerin was not held The announcement said that Moral hadp been suspected of running li quor into the post quarters Lazzerin said that Moran failec to halt at his command and later when he attempted to stop him Moran knocked him down He then opened fire inflicting wounds from which Moran died five hours later Moran was from Salamnnco N where his body was sent Lnxzerin has been in the army service foi 23 years AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen Folks used to say the Gentry s inherited a weak ness foi1 liquor but now liquor is gone ib looks like they just inherited a weak ness for bcin ornery A meeting of the Commercial club and Retail Merchants bureau yesterday afternoon was left with out much to accomplish as a result of the failure to hear from Presi dent Boatner at that time His re ply to the wire dispatched to him came later in the day DCS Moincs Next Report has it here that action similar to that which has struck Clarion this week will be extended to the Des Moines divisional head quarters in tne early future A sur vey such as preceded the action here is now under way at the cap ital city it Is understood Deep gloom pervades this city In the past the railroad Industry has contributed much to the well being of the community This news hat almost overnight more than a hundred workers will be thrown out of work or transferred to St Paul which will be the headquar ters of at least two and possibly J more divisions has fallen as a de were vacating blow Among the employes who are letfc jobless are men who have put in almost 40 years of their lives in TUEN TO PAGE 5 COLUflIN 1 Buys Mnrlon Koad Bonds KNOXVILLE Nov 15 ion D Beh company of Des Moraes purchased of the Marion ounty primary road bonds the county board of supervisors an nounced yesterday ;