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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 3, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY 3 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLMENTAL SERVICE GUSTAV STRESEMANN DEAD H Mason Day ociate of Harry Sinclair Out of Jail RICH OIL MAN FINISHED HIS 4MONTH TERM Still Professes Innocence in Connection With Jury Shadowing WASHINGTON Oct 3 Henry Mason Day associate ol Harry F Sinclair in international oil activities and in jail was a free man today for the first time in nearly four months Still professing innocence ofany wrongdoing In connection with the shadowingof jurors during the Fall Sinclair conspiracy trial for which he wassentenced Day stepped non chalantly across the threshold o the jail25 minutes after the expir ation of his sentence at midnigh last night I arriglad to be out of course and who wouldnt he remarke gaily as he advanced into the bar rage of cameras that flankejl th jail door But my only regret I that it is not Harry F Sinclair In stead of me who is leaving this ja tonight Bids Goodbye Smclai r wfip is serv ing a si months sentence for jury shadow ing badei his associate goodby just before midnight onei fellow prisoners wh Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Oct If Shearer is as important and can do as much as thejsenate and our whole government seem to think he can why dont we just hire him ourselves t o keep us out of any other Its the cheap est peace insuri ance I know oii for he is cer tainly not high he has tvijnrKS WILL ROGERS donQ what tbej think he has I am in favor of hiring him for the farmers Course it would have to be on credit but we could use him I see where he has post poned his questioning of Sena tors Allen Shortridge and Robin son till after Premier MacDon olds visit We dont want him in vestigatingthe United Stales senate while our distinguished guest is here Yours WILL ROGERS POPEJOY MAN KILLED AS CAR STRIKES TRAIN 2 Buffalo Center Farm ers Are Taken to Hospital IOWA WOMEN AT LOUISVILLE BODENHAMERQF ARKANSAS NEW BUFFALO CENTER Oct est Mitterer 59 nnd John Fret eriberg both well to do farmers nea here are in the hospital at Iowa Falls today after a collision with freight train near Popejoy late Wednesday evening William Steed ings of Popejoy who was riding with them was killed Altho Mr Mitterer and Mr Fred enberg farm separately near Buf falo Center they have formed a part nership project on a farm near Iowa Falls Before the accident happened they had been attending to some of the business affairs of their inter ests near Iowa Falls Mr Fredenberg was the driver of the car when it crashed into the side ofa freight train on the edge of Popejoyv Mr Mitterer is believed to be in a serious condition and may have suffered fatal internal in juries Iowa womenhad an Important part in the Legton nnd Auxiliary convention just closed at Louisville Ky Two of theIowa women are shown hero They nre Mrs Gwendolyn Mc Dowell Story City left national secretary of theLegion Auxiliary nnd Mrs A H Hoff man Des Moines right chairman of the na tional rehabilitation committee In the center of the group Is Mrs Franklin Leo Bishop Leicester Mass past national president of the auxiliary The trio was watching the airplane show at Louisville when the picturewas snapped HOUSE IS HOPE OF HOOVER IN TARIFF BATTLE Senate Votes to Remove Rate Power From President HEADS LEGION I i Committee Gets Laugh Out of Grape Testimony cqliarVsecttonofrthe jaiKand ha waited up to goodbye advance tbVshake hands And for each Da had aperies of remarks as he joked and slapped them on the back They in turn cheered lustily as he finally turned and started for the door alone and with none of his friends meeting him He was dressed as im maculately as when he arrived alone in a taxicab June 24 Posing for pictures chatting with reporters he told them to make the best of this boys for this is the last chance youll have Goes to Europe Then with the photographers fin ished the wealthy oil man turned and asked a ride uptown from the lonely section of Washington in which the jail is situated to the hotel where he was to spend the night Voluble In general conversation he was reticent on his future plans nut Indicated that he would shortly make the trip to Europe for which he has already obtained a passport Modern City Building to Be Elected in Dows DOWS Oct 3 Dows is to have a new town hall The bond issue which was voted on here Wednesday carried by a majority of 144 to 63 This together with the voted by the population dur ing April will be sufficient to erect a new modern building Plans will be drawn up in the near future Fort Dodge Drum Is Second in National Competition BULLETIN INDIANAPOLIS Oct North Iowa Legionnaires home ward bound from the conven tion at Louisville stopped hero briefly today enroute to Chi cago where the Mason City drum and bugle corps plans to stage a parade Mason Cltyans saw Fort Dodgo capture sec ond place in Uio drum corps competition and watched the fireworks spectacle lost night Ralph XJoyd Jones delegate took part today In the election of officers just before the con vention closed The Mason City Legionnaires hope to arrive home at 4 oclock Friday morning AUGUSTAJEVEE li S AIDS IN MURDER PROBE Federal Agents Will Help Solve Death of Young Womam WASHINGTON Oct 3 cial department of justic agents to day were assigned to investigate the mysterioxis death of Mrs Vir ginia McPherson pretty younj nurse who was found strangled Wine Making in Homes Has Boosted Price league Testifies Wea IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy to cloudy Thurs day followed by showers at night or on Friday slightly warmer Thursday In east nnd south portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Warmest Wednesday Coolest in Night At 8 A M Thursday 70 Persons who contend that Octo ber is the most beautiful month of the year in Iowa had a good Exhibit A Wednesday The maximum tem perature was at summerheat level and thc minimum was safely above the frost level Thursday started out the same way T OUISVILLE Ky Oct 3 ij L Bodenhamer of Ark was elected national com mander of the American Legicia here today The election was made unanimous on motion of Albert L Cox of Ral eigh N Car who had been re garded as the only other serious contender for the commandershlp When nominations were started Alabama yielded to North Carolina and Cox rose and placed Bqden tiamer in nomination and asked that biselection be made unanimous It was done in a burst of applause Bodenhamer is the first man in the history of the Legion ever to bo elected without a roll call The delegates staged a demon stration which resembled that of a national political convention State banners were carried to the stage after Bodenhamers nomination and he was also carried to the platform on the shoulders of Arkansas dele gates Five national vice commanders se lected were Morton M Davia of Denver Colo Willis M Brewer of Pontiac Mich Milton TJ Campbell of Cincinnati Frank Schoble of Philadelphia and Jerry Dugan of Wilmington Del The Rev Father George F Ket tle of Rochester N Y was elected national chaplain Father Kettle waa elected by ac clamation The conventions final adjourn ment came at p m Fort Dodgn Corps Second LOUISVILLE Ky Oct 3 The Fort Dodge Iowa drum and b corps von second place in the American Legion competition hera yesterday with a score of 9810 Frankford Pa the winner scored only a fraction better 98525 Com monwealth Edison of Chicago was third with 0755 In the drill team competition the womens auxiliary team from Lhe TURN TO PAGE 22 COLUMN 1 Weather B urea u Officials Expect High Water Stage to Be Lowered AUGUSTA Ga Oct 3 Striving to hold back the wall of water that has pounded at the city levee since Monday citizens of Au justa today believed their fight against the floods of the Savannah river had been won Altho the river had reached stage of 448 feet weather bureau officials said they expected a reces sion Except for the three crevasses j below the city the levee stood ini tact Some 1500 men strengthened It with sandbags A span of a railroad bridge across the Savannah was washed awaj along with several freight cars which had been placed on the bridge as ballast Several power dams in Horse valley across the Savannah river were washed out and one was dynamited to protect the little town of Granltevllle Car Restoration power in the city today brdt with it relief from the critical water scarcity Cpust Recovers From Storm NEW YORK Oct 3 North Atlantic coast was recovering today from the effects of a north east wind and rainstorm which bat tered it from Maine to the Delaware capes causing three deaths in New Jersey and one in Pennsylvania The wind rain and high tides combined to disrupt coastwise and harbor traffic hamper urban trans portation and damage exposed re sort property mentronvPenhsylvaniS aveiiiie weeks ago The announcement was made by Attorney General Mitchell and one of the few times recently tha the vast resources ef the federa government have been requested b the District of Columbia officers in solving crime The case once closed by a cor oners jury as suicide was reopenei upon demand of Senator Overma of North Carolina and since has at tracted wide attention It has been discussed by members of congress some of whom have conferred the matter with Walter Newton President Hoovers administrative secretary Mitchell also announced he had assigned a special assistant attorney general of the department to work on the case WASHINGTON Oct 3 A iscussion of wine making in house olds and its effect on tha price of rapes lightened a session at the enate agriculture committee today as C C Teague California member of the federal farm board was bo ng questioned Attributing to prohibition com missioner Doran the statement you can make wino in your own kitchen Senator Caraway demo crat BsUficl If this had hpf gef piSyiKa pf i ce grapes WASHINGTON Oct 3 Pres ident Hoover again must look to the house for support in obtaining legislation he desires this time on the flexible tariff issue Having overriden the presidents desire for continuance of the flex ible tariff policy virtually as it is HOW 47 to 42 the leaders of the democraticrepublican independent coalition in the senate meanwhile felt sure that they had and could retain control of the chamber and vrite a tariff bill to their liking The vote they recalled was vir ually the same as that by which hey twice wrote the export deben ure plan into the farm bill over the iresidents objections and they ex messed confidence that they could iustain their determination to con Ine the tariff revision to agrioil ural commodities and not permit he numerous rate increases pro posed in the industrial schedules Restrict General Revision The republican regulars however HEART ATTACK PROVES FATAL TO STAT O L Bodenhamer Eldorado Ark who was elected national commander of the American Legion ut the Louisville con vention EPISCOPALIAN WHEAT HANDLING BIG ARGUMENT Question Right to Loan Money to Projected Grain CoOp WASHINGTON Oct 3 dominance of wheat as a farm re lief issue stood out today in the sen ate agriculture c mittees examin ation of the views policies and rec ords of the federal farm board membership Progress of the hearing which is intended to pave the way toward confirmation or rejection of the presidents nominees pointed defi nitely toward the conflict of views over the right way to handle the wheat situation as the one most likely to cause a bitter dispute lr the senate The most vigorous opposition to statements of any members of the farm hoard has arisen from those regarding wheat Senator Brook hart republican Iowa suggested during the questioning of Sam R McKelvie compromise wheat repre sentative on the board that maybe some of us would resort to injunc Premier and Party to Be Here Friday S S BERENGARIA Oct 3 J Ramsay MacDonald British prime minister will arrive off New York at dawn tomorrow rested and keyed to what he hopes will be a visit in America far reaching in its furtherance of AngloAmerican amity Six days aboard ship have done him his daughter Miss Ishbel and members of the party a world of good and all face the reception in the American metropolis tomornny with smiling mien and pleasant an ticipation To Dock Early The vessel is expected to reach quarantine about 6 a m permitting the distinguished passengers to board the city tug Macom soon aft er and proceed up the bay to the battery where they will be taken up Broadway to New Yorks city hall There will be only a brief stay in New York tomorrow the premier TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 1 Teague laughed and replied that m doubt it had I believe Dr Doran said it wa In the interest of better enforce ment Teague said Yes if you make it at home yoi wont have to buy it from the boot legper said Caraway This caused more laughter and the Arkansas senator continued that Doran should have made a similar statement regarding corn And wheat too Teague came back No they dont make jt out of wheat was Caraways rejoiner Teague told the committee Sun Maid raisin bonds had soared at the time announcement was mads that the grape Industry would be stabil ized but that there was nothing the board could do to prevent this spec ulative advance IOWA MARSHAL SLAYS YOUTH Fired 2 Shots at Officer Who Was Investigating Car ROCK RAPIDS Oct 3 Woodburn Rock Rapids marshal today shot and killed Robert Schuv er 18 after the youth had drawn nis gun and fired two shots at the offi cer The officer was investigating ownership of a car in which Schuver had been sleeping and which he sale the dead youth stole at Le Mars FRINGE ATTENDS DAIRY CONGRESS Belgian Ambassador to Pre sent Trophy for Best Horse at Show By THEODORE F KOOP Associated Press Wrlier WATERLOO Oct 3 est in theDairy Cattle Congress here today centered around presen tation of the trophy for the beat Belgian horse by Prince Albert De Ligne Belgian ambassador to the United States who is attending the show by special permission from King Albert Officials expected this attraction to bring the attendance today to equal or greater than the estimated 50000 of yeserday which broke all records for the exhibition Good weather and an increase of entries have combined to strengthen the crowds E S Ester secre tary said Judging In dairy cattle breeds continued today with the Holsteins n the show ring Fiftyfive herd TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 4 were equally confident that the line up which voted to take from the chief executive his power to change tariff ratesalter Investigation by tariffcommission woul broken aa thevarious rate sections of the bill come to a vote Manj members of the group have reserved the right to vote as they please on proposed fate changes and the reg ulars believe a number will vote for industrial rate increases affecting the interests of their own constitu encies Under the flexible provisions writ ten into the bill by the senate coali llon congress would be given sole power to act upon the recommenda tions of the tariff commission but would be restricted on such occa sions to consideration of the rate or rates specified so as to prevent fre quent attempts at general revision Look to House Despite the senate vote on the flexible tariff issue President Hoov ers friends in congress were confi dent that the house which passed the bill 284 to 147 would insist upon continuance of the flexible policy Democratic leaders on the other hand predicted that their substi tute would win strong if not ma jority support In that chamber Few members of the house were on hand to substantiate or deny either opin Head of CKurcK in U S Succumbs at Atlantic 1 ATLANTIC CITY N Jy Oct Bishop John Gardner Murray head of the protestant Episcopal church in the United States died ut p m from a stroke of apop lexy during a meeting of the house of bishops The bishop died close to the altar of St James church where he pre sided this morning at the busiaess session of the house of bishops Death came as he was about to an nounce adjournment for lunch The bishop had presided sinoe Monday and had not complained of Illness This morning however he expressed a desire to bring the ses sions to an early close so that he might return to his home In Bal timore The stroke came about and the bishop was pronounced dead at by the hospital ambulance ihysician Mrs Murray was at her hotel a few blocks distant Death May Mark Change in Germanys Foreign Policy BERLIN Oct 3 Gustav Stresemann German foreign minister anil the reichs greatest post war statesman died at a m of a heart attack which followed a paralytic stroke at 10 oclock last night He was 51 years old and had been in ill health for many months Frau Streseraann and his two sons were at his bedside For several days recently he was confined to his bed with his old catarrhal trouble but he got up yes1 terday to participate in the reictv stag debate on issuance of industriil Insurance a political issue which threatened collapse of coalition government which ho personally held together Strain System His physicians believed the strain of bitter debate in the reichstag dur ing the day weakened his system During the last few months his most vigorous fights in the reichstag nearly aways had ended in a recur rence of his illness Dr Stresemann was regarded as the backbone of thb German cabi net headed by Dr Mueller mul many did not see how the coalition could hold together without him Political circles considered wheth erhia death would mark a material change in Germanys foreign pollCyj which since Ma asceni ffifefofrjfflgEP ejfttiori jv Ion Political observers meanwhile A rigid diet wil Imake the rest of you thin but your head Alas stays TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 1 Review were left wondering what influence TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN of nations and reconciliation TtfffiI Germanys old enemies with honor able meeting of the countrys sallies treaty obligations its corner stone To Miss Leadership His death came too at an awk ward moment in the reichs affairs TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 3 GUARDS DIE IN PRISON REVOLT Colorado State Penitentiary Is Scene of Latest Outbreak CANON CITY Colo Oct 3 T A revolt among prisoners at the state penitentiary here In which two guards were killed was reported to have taken place today Confusion reigned inside the wallsPrison whistles were blown PRIN6LE GIRL WILL TESTIFY Mother to Precede Plaintiff on Stand in Pantages Case LOS ANGELES Cal Oct 3 Eunice Pringle 17yearold coec dancer who brot a statutory charge against Alexander Pantages 54 was to face the multimillionaire vaudeville impressario from the wit ness stand today before a jury of six men and six women District Attorney Huron Fitts an nounced that Mrs Irene Pringle school teacher and mother of the irl would precede her The girl Is expected to repeat again the story she told police the night Pantages was arrested and which she repeated at his prelimin iry hearing She went to Pantages the girl said in her previous testi mony in an effort to obtain book ing of her dancing net After Invit ing her into his private office she said lie overpowered her A business career of 11 years in forced upon him by circumstances n the midst of his preparation for the ministry proved a blessing in disguise for Bishop Hurray Later in life when he became the presid ing bishop of the Episcopal church in the United States that earlier training helped him to the dis tinction of being one the out standing religious executives nnd administrators of the country The bishop however did not re gard as the all important thing in religious work the necessity of bus iness training for ministers Asked if he thot all clergymen should have that training before entering the priesthood he replied It Is not so important that clergymen sliould have business training as that ousl TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 1 Exiled Russian Leader Asks Permission to Enter Country AMSTERDAM Holland Oct 3 foreign ministry today said that Leon Trotzky exiled soviet war chief had approached the government of the Netherlands regarding its attitude to his admis sion into Holland The request was made indlcectly nit it was said that if it were mado formally permission would be granted by the government M Trotzky now Is at Pera near Constantinople Germany and Great Britain and numerous smaller coun ries have refused him permission o spend his exile within their oountls The former kaiser Wllhelm Ho lienzollern Is living in exile at Doom Holland Remember when the girls wora bangs Still we doubt if even a bang on the head would do them my good Lumber man Case Against Bank Group Is Dismissed DBS MOINES Oct 3 missal of the case of A D Pugh DCS Molnea attorney against North west Bancorporation of Minneapolis nnd the lowaDea Moines National Bank and Trust company for in junction restraining an exchange of stock between the local bank and Northwest Bancorporation with which it is affiliated was announced The jury also was expectefl to be today by Pugb shown the locale of the alleged at Pugh alleged that he represented tack in a trip to the former Pan creditors having claims against tages building Maps charts and B three DCS Moines banks forming a miniature of the office and build consolidation now known as the lowaDcs Moines National Bank and Trust company and demanded several million dollars damages for alleged claims Doubt creditor ing were prepared by the prosecu tion The jury selected late yesterday includes two merchants a salesman n bookkeeper a rancher and n farm er All the women arc married ex cept one who la a widow A man nnd a woman were chosen as alter nates failure to satisfy these whether the claim of a could bo established was given by Pugh as the reason for dismissal AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Girls didnt pet in my time but L reckon got about the same feebn when the boys put on our rubbers for us ;