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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 4, 1929, Mason City, Iowa Ir1 I North Iowas iLY PAI Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES HOME EDITION k VOL XXXV FIVB OENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 4 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 310 RIOTING UP Hoovers Tariff Plan Is Before Senate POWER SOUGHT TO SELECT NEW ROBBER KILLS SELF President Hopes to Speed Up Work of Com mission BULLETIN WASHINGTON Oct 4 A move to return the tariffuill to the finance committee with in structions to confine revision to increases on agricultural du ties will he made by Senator Thomas democrat Oklahoma soon as the senate takes up tho rate schedules expected to be reached next week WASHINGTON Oct 4 second recommendation of Pres ident of tbej tariff was be the senate The announced opposition so far slight and indications pointto a more favorable reception than that accorded the suggestion ofthe chief executive for the reten tiori of the flexible tariff plan as it now exists The president desires authority to j reorganize the tariff commission ns part of his plan to speed up its work and make it more effective in r relieving injustices that crop up in Associated Press Photo Rex Frolkoy former preach er took his own life when pur sued by a posseafter he had robbed a hank at Sioux Cen ter Iowa MDONALD AND PARTY GREETED AT NEW YORK Washington All Agog Over Prime v senate1 accomplish this by giving liim specific power to change the membership amendment sponsored by finance1 committee republicans if finally written into the measure wil enable the president to appoint new members to the commission ir respective of the terms of those now serving The latter would con tinue in office until the senate con firmed successors That proposal would retain the present bipartisan character of the commission and modify consider ably the one approved by the house Under the latter which has been described as meeting President Hoovers desires he would have au thority to appoint new members without regardto their party affili ations The house provision also would Increase the membership to seven to prevent deadlocks May Get Pay Boost The senate committee republicans prefer to have the number remain at six but accord with the desire of the house and the admin istration to increase their salaries to from the present 57500 level Senate leaders are hopeful that quick disposition of the commission reorganization amendment will en able them to lead the bill rapidly thru consideration of the succeeding phase of amendments and into the rate sections next week MASON CltYAHS BACK FROM BIG LEGION MEETING Closing Session Carried on Witb Few Delegates at Convention SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A FTER nearly a week on the ex pedition to the Legions conclave at Louisville Ky the Mason City post drum and bugle corps and oth er North Iowa members arrived here at oclock Friday morn ing fatigued but Immensely satis fied with the eleventh national gath eringof the nations World war vet erans On the homeward journey the drummers and buglers discussed plans for the reorganization and en larging of the unit in preparation for another year and the 1930 con vention at Boston Left Thursday The train on which the Mason Cityans rode was one of scores that pulled out of Louisville Thursday morning The election of Com mander O L Bodenhamer at the Thursday session of the American Legion convention was done with comparatively few of the great throng in the city While delegates stayed onto take part in the final session vthe greater number iwere boarding trains Journev LEGIONNAIRES ON PARADE AT LOUISVILLE BULLETIN ON BOARD MacDONALD TRAIN ENROUTE TO WASH INGTON Oct 4 Cll Prime Minister Rumsny MacDonald had a fast and pleasant trip from New York to Philadelphia where a stop was made to change engines The special train continued to Washington seeking to arrive on scheduled timo 4 p m EW YORK Oct 4 J Ram NE IOWA WEATHER I Probably rain Friday night and Saturday mostly fair Sat urdayin western portion Slight lyi warmer Friday night in east and central portion Warmer Saturday in west and central portion LOCAL STATISTICS SlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Warmest Thursday 68 Coolest in Night 35 At 8 A M Friday 30 Thursdays maximum approached within 2 degrees of the mark on the previous day but the minimum was down to 35 within 3 degrees of freezing and 8 degrees colder than on Wednesday night The wind Fri day morning was more out of the eastthan south The sun was ex periencing a bit of difficulty in breakingthru a layer of haze say MacDonald British prime minister enrouteto Washington to visit President Hoover on a good will mission was enthusiastically acclaimed today as he set foot on American soil The distinguished visitor felt the first warmth of hisreception at the quarantine station shortly after he arrived there on the liner Beren aria which was escorted by the American cruisers Memphis and Trenton A welcoming committee Which had gone down the bay on the city tug Macom boarded the liner apd formally welcomed him to citv and nation These preliminaries over Pre mier MacDonald his daughter Miss Ishbel and members of his party were taken on board the Macom which proceeded to the tip of Man hattan Island at the battery Ves selsof all descriptions in the har bor gave the party a mighty whistle salute while at Governors Island the guns at FortJay thundereda salute of 19 guns In the little cabin ofthe Macom lammed almost to suffocation by a hundred or more reporters Mr MacDonald submitted to an Inter view After several minor questions the TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 2 ted This included most of the 160 drum and bugle corps and 50 bands that starred the show of the con clave While the delegates were vot ing on the commander and other of ficers the major part of the Mason v contingent was dashing across Indiana homeward hound There had been talk of staving until Thursday but after three days of continual elbow ing thru vast crowds takiusr nart in various phases of the convention seeing special sights the city had TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 1 Pringle Girl on Stand in Trial of Pantage LOS ANGELES Oct 4 ice Pringle 17 year old coed dancer was put on the witnessstand by the state today as it launched its prin cipal effort to convict Alexande Fantages theatrical magnate of th statutory charge placed against hiir by the girl i LEADERS COMMIT SUICIDE OTHERS SOON SURRENDER Death Toll in Colorado Prison Outbreak Placed at 13 Guards Held as Hostages Murdered by Infuriated Convicts BULLETIN CANON CITY Colo Oct 4 E F Crawford of the Colorado stuto penitentiary in a formal statement today RivVo the reasons which led him to retuse tho demnnds of tho mutinous con victs Wo adopted tho only course open ho snld Any other course would have made only for further mutiny anil insurrection CITY Colo Oct 4 of the bloodiest prison mutinies in the nations history which claimed the lives of seven guards and six convicts ended at the Colorado state penitentiary here this morning when the four ring leaders committed suicide Barricaded with more than 150 other convicts Jn cellhouse number 3 surrounded by troops police and prison guards and hopelessly out numbered the ring leaders first killed a wounded comrade and then fired bullets into their own brains The other convicts then surrendered and were marched out of tho cellhouse just at sunrise The mutiny left in its wake a list of 13 dead and as many wounded some of whom may die Fourof the dead prison guards were disarmed and slaughtered in cold blood inside the cell house to emphasize the convicts demand for unmolested freedom View of a section of the parade and part of the Immense crowd at the annual Legioncon vention at Louisville when thousands jammed the streets to watch a was hours la pftgs attendance estimated B v f Capones Petition for Parole Dismissed PHIADELPHIA Oct 4 phonse Scarface Al Cfipone Chi cago gang leader lost another tattle today in his effort to free himself from the penitentiary where he is serving a years sentence for carrying a loaded pistol The poti tion for a parole for himself and Frank Cline his bodyguard also serving a one years sentence was dismissed by the municipal court OF BGARD MEMBERS OVER Senate Committee Expected to Ask Confirmation of Appointments WASHINGTON Oct 4 amination of federal farm board members in preparation for a vote on their confirmation was com pleted today by the senate agricul ture committee Chairman McNary announced the committee would meet in executive session next week probably Wed nesday to decide on its recommen dations to the senate This is ex pected by administration leaders to be favorable William F Schilling of Minneso ta representative of dairying was the last member questioned He tes tified today that cooperative mar keting would prove the most effective wedge to prosperity Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Say here is something that trill be of interest to you all I just happened t r find it out in an way You k v we always figured that Lord and the ele ments and con gress was all on the side of the rich farmers WUT ROGERS So It was cer tainly gratify ing to learn that there is a bug that Is eating up the greens on the golf courses Its called on army bug for it comes in droveo That just shows you that the worm is turning and the leisure class is going to have their boll weevil chinch bug and grasshop per too Wont that be great to hear the golf player hollering for relief Yours WILL ROGERS WITNESSES TELL OF BO AT CRASH Welty Begins Trial of Pilot Yarnes for Man slaughter SPIRIT LAKE Oct 4 his effort to prove negligence by Har old Yarnes pilot of the Zipper which sank the Miss Thriller rival passenger boat on west Okobpji lake this summer with resulting loss of nine livesCountyAttorney W B Welty placed five witnesses on the stand in the Yarnes trlalfor manslaughter here today Mrs Gilbert Adams of Keota and Mrs Jessie Snider of Hinton pas sengers on the Zipper testified that when the Zipper approached tha Miss Thriller the latter seemed rto swerve and turn her course infront of tho Zipper The Miss Thriller was struck in the stern Mrs Snidersaid the Miss Thriller began tosink im mediately and all her passengers were thrown In the water except two women who were in the front of tho boat Mrs Snider testified she had her two children with her in the zipper and when it seemed that a collision was impending Pilot Yarnes shut off the motor Yarnes she said held one of her childrenabove the wa ter until the resellers arrived Jasoer Alexander mechanic ol the Miss Thriller was on the stand Cor a few minutes He staged he was lf owner in the Miss Thriller E O OFarrell a motor boat operator was placed on the stand to show that the accepted distance between motor bnats was 100 feet on west Okoboji lake SELLING PUTS STOCKS DOWN AGAIN FROM SHARE ISfEW YORK Oct 4 prices again tumbled dizzily on the New York stock and curb ex changes today A wide assortment ofleading stocks were swept down 5 to share in the wildest trading experienced since last ifarch Around midday powerful support IS thrown into the market and rlcc3 rallied vigorously for a time mt selling again appeared in such before the close that support yaS withdrawn and closing prices were around the lowest levels of the day The ticker fellabout an hour be hind Thieves Raid 4 Businesses at Thompson Robber Toll Is in Cash and Unestimated Amount of Goods THOMPSON raided the tills Oct of four business firmg here sometime between and 5 oclock early Friday morning and made away with approximate ly 5145 in cash and a quantity of the stock from the various stores Stores are the Battery station the PLAN RITES FOR DR STRESEMANN Chancellor Mueller to De liver Funeral Oration on Sunday BERLIN Oct 4 ments moved forward rapidly today for impressive state tribute to the memory of Dr Gustav Stresemann reich foreign minister who died of a heart attack early yesterday The statesman who more than any other molded postwar Ger many will be burled in the small Luisenstaedwtdsche cemetery in the northern part of Berlin in accord ance with wishes expressed in his will Saturday evening his body yill be taken from his home and placed on a bierin the draped and darkened plenary session hall of the Reich stag scene for years of Dr Strese manns political victories Chancellor Mueller will deliver the funeral oration after which the body will be removed to the front of the Reichstag building and the nubile allowed to pass bv The pub lics part in the funeral ceremony will end at the cemetery gates how ever only a few personal friends government officials and coworkers remaining to witness interment Sun Mrs McCrae New Head of Auxiliary Declines Parley Offers Warden Francis E Crawford who declined all offers to parley with the embattled prisoners waa himself wounded during one of the attacks on the cell block National guard troops and police details from four Colorado cities lired more than 7000 rounds ofcamJ LOUISVILLE Ky Oct 4 Mrs Donald McCrae of Council Bluffs Iowa was elected national president of the American Legion Auxiliary here yesterday Mrs McCraes total vote was 337 or 12 more than necessary to elect She succeeds Mrs Boyce Ficklen Jr of Washington Ga Mrs McCrae was elected on the first ballot over Mrs William Cud worth of Milwaukee and Mrs Mi tou Kramer of Madison S Dak Mrs Cuworth received 98 votes and Mrs Kramer 213 Heads 40 and 8 LOUISVILLE Ky Oct 3 E Snapper Ingram Los Angeles was elected chef de chemin de for national president of the 40 and 8 the fun making organization of the American Legion here yester day He succeeds John P Conmy Fargo N Dak day Successor Is Appointed entered by Thompson Federals Confiscate Alleged Alcohol in Raid on Frank Makis Federal agents continuing their series of raids of the past few days swooped down on the place of Frank Makis 702 Sixth street southwest Thursday afternoon and confiscated a pint of alleged alcohol The hear icg has been set for Monday No clews whatsoever ing in the court of Stanley Hayneg the robbers Service and A F Chris tianson drygoodsstore the Sam uelson restaurant and the Houck brothers garage Removed Glass Door At the service station the thieves gained entrance by prying the south window open and used the same method at the Houck brothers garage At the drygoods store the glass in the front door wag re moved M Samuelson proprietor of the restaurant first to discover the loss at about Friday morning immediately notified the sheriff at Dr Julius Curtiua minister of eco nomics interim Coastguard Cutters Ordered to Look fpi Missing Russian Plane SEATTLE Wash Oct 4 Coastguard cutters at Sitka and Ketchikan Alaska and at Seattle today were ordered to search for the missing Russian plane Land of the Soviets which left Sitka yes terday for Seattle and failed to ar rive here were left by the robbers which ac cording to local law enforcement officers is an indication of out of town thieves Heard Automobile George Menzel who lives across from the Houck brothers garage noticed thatthe window of the building was open at about 5 oclock in the morning At about heard the roar of a speed ing car leaving town but thot noth ing of it Officials believe that this been the thieves Employes of the firms entereO are checking the stock in an at temptto estimate the value of the goods taken in each Instance BERLIN Oct Von Hindenburg 4 today appointed tobe foreign minister nd succeeding Dr Gustav Stresemann who died yesterday Dr Curlius was chancellor for short time in 1927 He was a member of the German delegation to the recent Hague con ference on reoarations which workfid out the details for applica tion of the Young plan FORESEES END OF LOBBYISTS Caraway Hopes to End Use fulness of Capital Groups WASHINGTON Oct 4 posure of the futility of Washing ton lobbyists and enactment of a law requiring registration of lobby ists before congress will be sought thru the forthcoming senate invest gation By demanding a report on the Coste ReDorted Down in Wilds of Siberia PARIS Oct 4 Advices re ceived here today from Moscow slated that Dieudonne Coste miss ing French aviator was reported to have landed 60 miles from Chita Siberia about 400 Irkutsk miles east of Lindbergh Takes Off for Malay Indian Ruins MIAMI Fin Oct 4 Charles A Lindbergh took off from Guatemala City at for Belize British Honduras wherme tomorrow e will begin a survey of Maya In dian ruins according to dispatchi received by Tropical radio here actual activities of the paid repre sentatives of those seeking legisla tion and an accounting of how they spend their money Senator Cara way democrat Arkansas sponsor ofthe inquiry expects their future usefulness to be curtailed Lets find out how these para sites spend their money he says I think to a considerable extent the money winds up right in theii own pockets He or Senator Norris republican Nebraska probably will head the subcommittee which will conduci the inquiry It is fairly certain that Senator Walsh democrat Montana who led in the senate oil leasing in vestigations will also be a member of the lobby committee Others men tioned for places include Senators Gillett Massachusetts and Elaine Wisconsin both republicans Until the judiciary committa meets Monday and the investigatin subcommittee is named no attemp to outline the scope of the invest gallon is likely Despite the endless possibilities opened by the Caraway resoluton he believes the inquiry can be completed within a reason able time hold was marked by two attemptar to dynamite the cellhouse wallspife blast breaking all the windows but failing to effect a breach in tho masonry The hero of the dynamiting at tempts was a Catholic priest Father Patrick ONeill who carried the bombs to the foot of the cellhouso wall under cover of machine gun fire from the prison walls Three guards were killed at the outbreak of rioting yesterday and four more during the night Those killed in the early rioting were Roy Brown Walter Rinker Elmer G Erwin and Albert Morga ridge John J Eeles Robert A Wiggins Charles Shepherd and John W Mc Clelland were slaughtered in the cellhouse The convict dead included Danny Daniels who led the rioting and acted as executioner of the guards Charles Davis A H Davis George Red Riley and James Pardue Pardue wounded in the abdomen during the early rioting was found in cellhouse No 3 this mornlug with a bullet thru his head Other ccn killed him to end his suffering Three of tho other ringleaders vere found dead in tho same cell iowder burns on their temples bear ng mute testimony to shots fired it close ranee The body of Daniels s in the Jsorway sprawled half n and half out of the cell Floor Slippery With Blood The floor of tha cellhouse which ast night served as the execution chamber of four unarmed guards was slippery with blood The bodies of Charles Shepherd and John W McClelland two of the slain guards were found in the cellhcmse bound TURN TO PAGE 3 COLUMN 3 A man who owns one store stays in it Then he establishes a chain of stores and spends his time on the Slate Journal AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen Poor old Nancy reminds me of a winter apple left to dry up on the tree and hatin7 men because they didnt pick her when she was ripe ;