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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 1, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North loweA Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES PER COPY PRESS LEASED WIRE IOWA TUESDAY HOME EDITION iicvwo aujrriiAiiuwrAIj SERVICE NO HEARER FIGURED IN CAMPAIGN 0000 WarVgteram March in NAVALARnOE llIU OAnnO Cfl jtr Ml III ft II Al IROM CORPS 50 JANDS PROVIDE fTIRRING SCENE housands Line Curbs at Louisville to Watch Spectacle G THOMPSON Speculators Lose When Stocks Fa BLAMKIiKEY CITY dragged blistered feet i in France to Ifcy blithely kept step with a thou sand drums inhonor of a memory and for the entertainment of a host of onlookers Shoulders 11 years ago drooped J dejectedly under pack straps j held in positions of military squareness as more than 30000 men wup were the boss of 1918 passed tb 3 reviewing standin the parade the eleventh national American convention Six Hour Parade t was a sixhour parade for thjse who took part in the exhibl tir n for every delegation was or aered to be at its allotted place at 1C a m and the official closing tine was 4 p m The lineas formed cxended from the Memorial audi toijuw a few blocks from the downtown district three miles out rc ree miles out Third street to the campus of tho iversity of Louisville XTEW YORK Oct 1 The stock market rebounded with amaz ing swiftness in the last hour of trading on the New York stock ex change after a huge wave of liquid ation had swept thru the market depressing more than a score of is sues to nearly 540 a share A wide assortment of leading stocks rallied to from their lowest levels of the day Losses generally were more than half regained and several important issues closed higher The severity of the decline which has been under way withlittle inter ruption for nearly three weeks has wiped out hundreds of small specu latorsand seriously impaired th marginal accounts of thousands of others Customers rooms of all the leading commission houses were thronged with disappointed specu lators many of whom could not un derstand the intricacies of the tight redit situation which is generally blamed for severe reaction in securities Call money advanced from 9 to 10 per cent again today n reflection of the midmonth credit stringency J I Case broke a share to 360 Auburn Auto dropped 20 a share to and Standard Gas and Electric fell a share to 217 American and Foreign Power American Power and Light Atlas Powder Central Railroad of New tiANK ROBBERY PastorBandid May Have Held Up Estherville Institution T B MARS Oct Rex Frolkey ordained evangelical minister and former Western Union football star who yesterday com mitted suicide after robbing the Sioux Center state bank today was Identified as one of the robbers of the Orange City National bank sev eral weeks ago Hoot totaling 500 was takenfrom that institution C G Barks president John Goghair assistant cashier and Mike Melles clerk of the Orange Citv bank viewed the body of Frolkey shortly before noon and identified aim as one of the men who robbed that Institution Investigate Other Robberies T C Parker deputy sheriff said today that Plymouth county author ities were investigating a number o other bank robberies which have been committed In this section of the state within the last fewmonths in an effort to learn if Frolkey might rtppitv jii AS BALLOONS LEFT ST LOUIS IN ANNUAL CLASSIC IffOOHA NOREM Representative ILLE Oct tlon attending the i convention was numeho largest in the parade herepnt thru the southern for Practically six bECIJlawkeyes were led by Col MacNlder former na perH commander and Col Haynes Iowa department icores of drum corps and Sand 3000 men composed Sva contingent Rnjf Mason City drum corps applause from tbo which lined the sldc oa o ew Jersey Chemical solvents and Co lumbian Carbon dropped rlore a share Declines or on this big show the men t thru historys greatest hether on the battlefield or I tense atmosphere ol the 5id waited for hours at their F along the line of formation i the marcn started for the foup tha parade was just pver Drum Bugle Corps is line of march were approx y 100 drum and bugle corps Imost half as many full B bands coming from all over itlon and representing every the 48 states The members se organizations men whose TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 3 more were common Iriciud such stocks as American Tele phone General Electric Westing house Electric International Tele phone Union Pacific American Wa terworks Consolidated Gas West ern Union National Biscuit and MontgomeryWard International combustion and Marmou Motors broke 12 and T points to new lows for the year Most of the Standard Rails and In dustrials were still selling well above the years lows altho some of the highpriced issues were down S25 to SlOp a share below the years highs which in some cases were estab lished less than a month ago have been Banks at connected Cherokee with them Turin and Cen WEATHER Irtly cloudy to cloudy Vay night and Wednesday mily warmer Tuesday night and extreme east Wednesday STATISTICS Sazette weather figures for ending at 8 oclock CRX Monday 6S Night40 Tuesday 47 Htuporning the wind had IB south but clouds ob in and there was no sercury up its column razette thermometers jbstantially the same Sr Sunday so far aa imlnimum tempera bit higher compan ness conceri expanding and builders speedily com of the forei h most men co tion of the Standard Oi MRS SIESSEGER GETS IN INJURY VERDICT urors in Damage Case Out Only Three and a Half Hours rjAMAGES of 10455 were award ed Mra Lou Siesseger at 2 oclock today when the jury re turned their verdict after three and a half hours deliberation on the suit which arose when Mrs Sies seger suffered injuries in an auto mobile driven by J C Futh The case opened before Judge C H Kelley Monday morning in the district court Mrs Siesseger testi fied in the morning and her hus band was called to the stand in the afternoon Ben Schultheis and his son Harold who were nearby at the time of the accident Dorothy Slesaeger and Dr T A Burke and Dr C L Mars ton were others on the stand Tuesday The Siesseger and the Puth fam ilies were on an automobile trip last Augrust when the accident occurred and the car swerved into the ditch on striking loose gravel A J Feeney closed the first arjru ment for the plaintiff Tuesday morning and Garficld Breese for the defendant waived argument n8 party Mrs Frolkey prostrated wtb grief repeatedly affirmed her love for Frolkey She said she had seen him only once or twice during the last six weeks he having main tamed an apartment in Sioux Citv which he told her he Jheld for other business reasons Frolkey s father and stepmother from Eddyville Nebr were here to day and said they would accompany the body to Kearney Nebr where TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 3 G 0 P GROUP Iowa Democrat Will Suppor President in Flexible Tariff Vote WASHINGTON Oct 1 senate today approached a vote i its controversy over the flexible pro visions of the tariff bill with th outcome increasingly doubtful Tha addition of Senator Steck democrat Iowa to the support o the regular republicans who with Hoover hope to retain th sevenyeanold principle tended tc bear out the claim of their leader Chairman Smoot of the finance t0 several democratic On the other hand leaders of th democrats and independent renubli cans who seek to take ftjom the ex ecutive hispower to change tarif rates upon recommendation of tariff commission continued to ex press confidence In the outcome In aligning himself with there publican regulars Senator Steck like his colleague Senator Fletcher voiced regret at his in ty to stand with the majority of his colleagues in demanding curtail ment of the presidents power Ho held flexible provisions m the pres ent law had In the main been ad ministered to the benefit of Ameri can farmers labor men and indus the nine balloons entered begin tho annual Tho United States had three of Victims of Wreck at Boone Recover BOONE Oct 1 Illi nois persons were recovering today from injuries suffered yesterday when their auto crashed into a con crete bridge on the Lincoln highway detour near Ogden Mrs Gene Gros nevor and two children and Airs Merrill Whitbeck and four all of Aurora III were the victims Nora Springs Church Is Flourishing Big Crowd at Homecoming NORA SPRINGS Oct The Christian church held its annual homecoming last Sunday with a picnic dinner served in tha church followlng the Corning ser program was given In the af mortgage of was can celed Eli Hutchinson who held the mortgage donated Smith Chides Williams on Cotton Price Senator Thinks Southern Farm Program of Board Is Absurd WASHINGTON Oct 1 suming the examination of Carl Wil lams of Oklahoma the senate agri cultural committee was told today by the federal board member that oa the basis of present conditions of supply and demand cotton should be bringing from one to one and a quarter cents a pound more than it Is at present This was challenged as being too small by Senator Smith democrat South Carolina who quoted statis tics from the agriculture deparf ment which fixed the average price since 1920 at cents yet say Smith said that under present conditions of supply and demand cotton should only about cents questioned the accuracy of the sources of figures Smith onworld consumotion asserting the data was not gathered by the best equipped agencies Smith replied they were the best anyone had But what I want to point out Smith said Is that here these dis tressing conditions have come to the cotton grower ata time where the world consumed about a million bales more than we produced And yet you sit here and tell Senator Caraway that after five or six years we might be able to pumn a little life into the farmer The whole thingis absurd on its face Senator Williams refilled we will need ten to twenty billions rather fhan 5500000000 if vou want us to fix a price for cotton far above that which conditions of sin oly and demand wilt netmid WR couldnt do that except by buyinjr the entire crop STORM BUJWS ON TO NORTH Hurricane Whirling Across Eastern Alabama and Thru Georgia PENSACOLA Fla Oct 1 The hurricane which lashed the territory as it passed inland from the Gulf of Mexico apparently was Wowing across eastern Alabama and in a of LI J ui rain Whether the tropical storm which took a destructive toll in tho Bahamas and from shipping would dissipate itself in the journey over and or eventually find jts Way back to the Atlantic ocean again and gather back its gale force was roblematlcal Damage to this city chiefly was jLi d to trees atld poles e poes altho the weather bureau measured gusts of wind up to 102 miles an nour and an average velocity during he height ot the storm of 74 milea Extensive preparations for the hur TURN TO PAGE i COLUMN 3 on Aged Man Is Hit by Driver on Federal Injuries Are Slight Alex Anderson 68 years old 1613 South Delaware avenue suffered leveral minor cuts on the head and a bruised leg whsn he was hit by a car operated by Vern Van Wey 211 TwentySixth streec southwest at he corner of Twentysixth street and Federal avenue south at TJU o clock Monday evening Anderson was taken to the Park hospital by Van Wey where he received medical attention Physicians report that his njuries were not serious The ncci ent occurred as Anderson stepped ff the curb at Federal avenue and Twentysixth street Van Wey was ttempting a left turn from Twenty ixth street on to Federal avenue ncl rlirl not see Coste May Have Been Fired by Chinese Army LE BOURGET France Oct I 1 was advanced here to day that Capt Dicudonne Cost and his mechanic Jacques Bellontc might have flown within the line of the Chinese army in Manchuria and have been mistaken for Russiai aviators It was feared that in such an event the Frenchmen would hac been fired upon and brot down sine their machine was painted red th color most often associated with th soviet military The two aviators have been miss ing more than 100 hours since set ting out Friday morning for Vladi vostok Siberia A message that they had been sighted yesterday flying eastward over NovaSibirsk Siberia toward Irkutsk generally was regarded as garbled and as meaning Saturday or early Sunday rather than Monday Curtis Mrs Gann Waive Their Rights Capital Social Worries Ovei Who Sits Next to Who Are Ended WASHINGTON Oct 1 extremely complicated questions of precedence involved in the ceremon ial functions which will attend the visit here of Prime Minister Mac Donald seemed today to have been Answered to the satisfaction of everybody directly concerned As a result Washington society vas assured today that any embar rassing revival during the distin guished visitors stay of the contro versy over the rank of Mrs Edward Everett Gann sister and Arthur M Hyde Will Give Address at Ames AMES Oct 1 M Hyde secretary of agriculture will speak at the American country Ufa Conference here Oct 30 Frank O Uwden president of the associa tion notified Iowa State college of ficials today Hia subject altho not nii auijjcuL Hiuno noi definitely selected will relate to is jncultural problems auu official Hostess of the vice president had been made extremely unlikely the big question who would sit next to whom at tho white house dinner having been settled Rights Are Withdrawn The end of the state departmen worries and the eager speculation of others interested came aboi thru a series of courteous with drawaia of precedence rights Vice President Curtis waived hi right to ait next to Mrs Hoover a TUHN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN lowan Is Held in Will Rogers Says BEVERLY HILLS Oct The democrats have issued an appeal to the country to help them in their fight against Mr Hoover and the flexible tar iff They claim that It ia put ting too much authority Intbe hands of the president Tijo republicans think that It is all right as long as it is arepublican president and Mr Hoover ia just about the latest republican there is The whole Inlng just proves that the democrats have very liltle confidence of ever getting a president otherwise they wouldnt want to take away any of his authority The way they feel about their chances they would just as soon abolish the office entirely Tours WILL ROGERS KOOEHS PANTAGESGOES TO TRIAL ON 2 ASSAULT 0 P CLAI1 anv illaneoua Checkered Past When Witness TakeT Stand BULLETIN INGTON Oct UiUiam B Slicarcr this after noon concluded nenrly two dajg of testimony before n senate commitleo which inquired Into his activities at the 1B37 Ge neva naval limitations confer ence and nlso brot out tho part he said he had played In the heated presidential campaign of a year ago WASHINGTON Oct 1 senates shipbuilding investiga tion veered suddenly for a time to aay from the events of the 1827 Geneva naval conference to the part William B Shearer said he tbe laSt Presidental cam Wife of Theater Magnate Appearing as a witness for the second consecutive day Suearer estlfied that upon the suggestion of Senator Moses of New Hampshire Representative Bacoa of New YorJc and a Mr Archer hs had gone if Massachusetts looked lip Louts 1 Liggett republican national corr mitteeman for that state and tnad a speech and that others had u his article entitled Sea Power Moses and Bacon were promitu In republican campaign While Archer was described CKSi I Shearer as an assistant to Se Allen republican Kaunas whom Will Hear Sentence in Five Days BULLETIN Ijcan national committee and a member of tho estlgatioi mittee Blames S W Senator Robinson democrat TUUNTO FACE 4 Accident in Which Autoist Was Killed MISSOURI VALLEV Oct 1 T Bernard of Teniplelon accused of driving in a reckles manner at a high rate of speed wlien his car crashed into one ilriv en by Erlge Markart 27 of Loq An geles was held by police here toda pending further action HarJtht was killed in the wreck and his vife was injured Goetzinger and hi three companions escaped injury Band and Orchestra Are Organized at Decorah DECORAH Oct Officers of the high school band were elec ted as follows President Roald lesne vice president Carlatnn Shay 3aker secretarytreasurer er Frick Music committee Ray Lee Robert Linnevold and Kenneth Bergaii Stage committee Norman Alatad tarsten Winger ant Arthur Sol helm Newly elected officers of the orchestra nre President Ruth Als ad vice president Shayler Frick ccretarytreasurer Norman Owen The orchestra ia better balanced nan ever before having 16 stringed nstruments to balance the brais ection ant this number will bo in creased in a short lima ANGELES Oct 1 Trial of Alexander Pantages theatrical magnate on statu tory charges brot by Eunice Pringle 17 year old dancer opened in superior court shortly after 10 a m today The bail iff had barely called the court to order when Judge Charles Fricke In a surprise Hiove ord ered the jury panel kept under guard and locked up in all ao scences froru the court room r OS ANGELES Oct 1 ander Pontages 54 who ran a wrested from the Yukon In gold rush days to a vaudeville theater chain faced trial oday in Superior Judge Charles rlckes court on two charges of as sault brot by Eunice Pringle 17 year old dancer Pantages efforts to postpone the li C RAYON MAGNAT IS FOUND DEA German Industrialist Thot to ui Have Killed Self in Tennessee Home ELI2ABETHTON Tenn Oct i W C Kummer acting president of the American Bomber A ordeal until he had recovered from the physical strain of the trial which resulted in his wifes convic tion of manslaughter and to obtain a change of venue failed yesterday Got Kesplte At the same time Mrs Lois Pan tages won a fiveday respite from pronouncement of the sentence oC from one to 10 years in San Quentin penitentiary provided by statute for her conviction Her attorney sented a motion for retrial argu ments upon which will be heard hy Superior Judge Carlos Hardy Satur The woman whom a jury of five women and seven men held respon sible for the death after a collision of their automobile June 16 of Jurn Kokumoto Japanese gardener was earned to court in a wheel chat allowed her freedom on i after court Physicians Pantages Is alleged to have at tacked the dancer in his office 6 Firl sald she went to magnate for an interview 1b Sh hoped to reistate her act on his circuit Could Get 25 Years Miss Pringle and Pantages with a half a dozen witnesses were taken o the police station after pollcf were attracted to the theater mans office by screams Pantages no night in jail and was in bail He charged the before she screamed and ermed the Incident a framcup Fantages pleaded not guilty in 1 harge Of criminal assault and atI K said conviction n both charges probably woiiM corpora tions rayon plants was found dead in his bed shortly after 8 oclock this morning Hiswrists had been slashed and a bloody razor was found in his room Dr Hummers body was found by us secretary Dr S Pfander who immediately summoned officers Dr J B Shoiin and a Dr Baugh an physicians said It looked like a clear case of suicide Members of the family and sev eral servants were in the house but none heard sounds of a struggle The razor was found on the floor and blood spots were splattered about the room Sheriff J M Moreland of Carter county ordered an immediate In quest Dr Kummer had been actlns president of the plants since shortly after the rayon slritte a few months ago He relieved Dr Arthur Moth AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen It dont tike a woman to inakf up her minrl if shes got to choose between i man she respects an one feels sorry for ;