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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 10, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Itiwas Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE HOME MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCfOBERTori929 BANKER NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 1 15YEAR TERM Officers Probe Buying of Woman by Religious Cult POLICE HEAR OF BEING INOVEN Tales of Private Burials Send Officers on New Investigation T OS ANGELES Oct 10 dence that the strange burial of a youthful priestess of the religi ous cult known as The Divine Order of the Royal Arm of the Great Eleven may have been pre ceded by ritualistic and unreported burials of other cult members and that a woman may have been liter ally roasted to death sent investi gators today to widely separated spots in the mountains of southern California Police believed from conversa tions with members of the cult tha four women in addition to Will Rhoads 16 whose body was foun beneath the residence of her foste parents may have been private buried Officers Off on New Clew Remarks about a new floor be laid in the cabin or a cult leads and another story of a coffinIik box having been buried in the moun sent the authorities off o ew trails Among the missing cylt membei ijfor whom the police are conducting searcb in tlje mountain areas o Frances Turner Mrs Mrs Harlene Sar toris and Mrs Addie McGuffm Another woman Mrs Floyd Mil lor also is at the icquest o herj Mrs Mary Faist b Check Burial Certificates Officers were investigating fur ther a story told to Detective Lieut Frank Condaffer of the police homi cide squad by Arthur and Minnii Toy members of the cult of a ritualistic ceremony wherein Mrw Turner one ot the missing women was placed In an oven filled with hot bricks A woman of the same name was buried in Ventura nearly two yeavs ago and alleged discrepancies in hei death certificate are being checked U S Accepts British Bid to Naval Parley British War Vets Greet Maytag Company Is Accused of Slander in Report to Court SPRINGFIELD 111 Oct 10 T 1 masters report finding that the Maytag company of Iowa had slan dered and libelled the Meadows Manufacturing company of Bioom ington 111 to the damage of the lat ter in the amount of half a million dollars was filed in the federal court this morning by Edward P Allen of Quincy master in chancery An appeal in this case has already been perfected by the Maytagcom pany and has been set for hearing the United States Court of Ap peals in Chicago this term Master in Chancery Allen took the case Aug 14 1928 after the court bad found the Maytag com pany guilty ofslander and libel The honeymoon isnt over if she the change she found In the cracks beside the cushion of his easy Hevieu We3 IOWA WEATHEK Mostly cloudy Thursday night and Friday occasional rain not much change in tem perature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Warmest Wednesday 49 Coolest in Night 40 At 8 A M Wednesday 48 G7 Donald in Phila delphia PHILADELPHIA Oct 10 Ms arrival in Phila delphia today Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald of Great Britain said he was content and convinced that in the more congenial atmosphere there would be satisfactory results from his conference with Presi dent Hoover In addition to a reception committee at the station a dele gation of 36 British war vet erans living in Philadelphia formed two lines thru which the British statesman walked As he proceeded he shook Imnds with every man MacDonald who was very ill here in 1937 was host at a luncheon to tho physicians and nurses who cared for him In Jefferson hospital ixnd those who entertained his daughter sit that time WASHINGTON Oct 10 Coinciding with the departure of Prime Minster MacDonald from the capital the American govern ment today formally accepted the invitation of Great Britain to par ticipate in a fivepower naval limi tations conference Secretary Stimson made the an nouncement shortly after returning from the station where he said good bye to the British premier Acceptance mf the pait of the United States has been regaided as ft foregone conclusion since Conver sations between London and Wash ington have been in progress oil tt e question for some time Speculate on Delegates The note accepting the invitatioa received last wee was drafted by state department officials while the president and prime minister were engaged in their conversations Besides Great Britain and the United States the other powers in TURN TO PAGE 2COLUMN 2 HELP COURTS Attorney General Seeking to Relieve Congestion on Docket WASHINGTON Oct 10 creased appropriations of several hundred thousand dollars have been recommended to the budget bureau by the attorney generals office to relieve congestion in the federal courts Attorney General Mitchell an nounced today he had requested ap propriations to provide 30 assistant district attorneys and also addi tional clerks and marshals The en tire appropriation he added prob ably would be less than one million dollars Mitchell said approximately 29 per cent of the cases in federal courts had not been touched in re eentyears and that additional help was necessary Recommendation also was made for increased pay of the assistant ONE KILLED IN ALGONA WRECK ALGONA Oct 10 Abel Abbotsford Wis was killed and Eflgar T Miller Greenwood Wis was injured shortly after noon today when in which they were riding overturned in a ditch near Algona The men were on their way to visit Des Moines rel atives when tho accident occurred saaoiaLuut district attorneys The attorney gen eral sgid the present salary aver aged about 53100 and that he hoped or raise the salaries to 13400 Autogyro Spanish Invention Damaged in Its Trial Flight PHILADELPHIA Pa Oct 10 American built Spanish autogyro undergoing tests at the Pitcairn field at Hallowell 18 milea north of this city was damaged dur ing a trial today A report that the inventor qf the machine Juan De La Cierva was injured wagdenied by G S Childs executive president of the Pitcairn Cierva Autogyro com pany ROBBERS FACING MURDERCHARGE AFTER SHOOTING Policeman Killed Dur ing Raid on Gang Hangout ITAMMOND Ind Oct 10 Five yputhful gunmen who chose to shoot it out vyith police rather than to return to Chicago to face robbery charges today stood charged with the murder of hceman Two of thebandits were wounded in the shooting affray here yester day afternoon one so seriously thai he was expected to die Another o the robber gang was hilled in the gun battle which also cost the life of a police sergeant Held for Murder Officials asserted that they would hold the youths on charges of mur der rather than turn them over to Chicago authorities for trial on the robbery charges The gunmen have all been identi fied police said aa the robbers who several nights ago held up the Palm Gardens roadhouse in Couk county 111 stealing 51200 in cash 1 and in jewelry Mrs Harriet Herndon alias Har riet Austin of Chicago and Mil waukee and Mrs Virginia Russo Bentiey of Macon Ga were found trembling with fear in a clothes closet in the mens apartment after the shooting and were being ques tioned today Tried to Break In The shooting took placo when Hammond and Cook county III po lice tried to break into the meus apartment Leo Fox was fatally wounded in tho first blast of gun fire and Walter Warzinsky of Weir ton W Va said to have been the leader of the gunmen was slain a few minute lates Sergt F L Faragol of the Cook county highway police was wounded William Jesky of Ant bridge Pa one of the robbers was slightly wounded and Peter August anovich was shot five times find was expected to die Admit Other Robberlcs Those captured are Jesky Aug ustanovich Benjamin Stowskl 20 of AmbrldgeSteve Davenport 22 WILSON SCOPES DURING CUB RALLY Keokuk Iowa John Sawa 22 Gary Ind antl John Mikoski whose ar rest Jast Sunday night led1 to yes terdays raid Besides the Palm Gardens hold up police announced that the men have confessed torobberies in East Chicago and Indiana Harbor and Steubenville Ohio Chicagos slugging outfielder regained his batting eye In tho second World series pitching mates couldnt stop the Aahletics bis guns Hero Hack Is shown comiiiR home jingle In Chicagos fifth inning rally Cochrane is tlm catchcr TARIFF ACTION MAY BE LATE Watson Not So Sure Vote Can Be Arranged Before Npv 10 WASHINGTON Oct 10 senate today rejected the ttronssard amendment to tho tariff bill which would have de clared this countrys Intention to ijrant independence to tho Philippines soon and called an international conference to agree to respect that independ ence WASHINGTON Oet 30 Fears that the senate cannot com plete its work on the tariff bill bo fore the end of the special session and that the administration woult not favor its revival in the regular session were added today to the worries of the republican leadership Chest Total Hits Robinson Arkansas floor leader still in Mrs Hammill Will Recuperate at Britt DES MOINES Oct 10 John wila at Governor Mammill accompanied the gover nor to their home in Britt yester day She will remain there a 3 TRAINMEN DIE IN WRECK Passenger Train and Freight Collide Cause of Crash Undetermined PORTAGE Pa Oct 10 east bound passenger train and a west bound freight train crashed headon west of the Pennsylvania passenger station here late last night killing three trainmen The dead are W T Johnson Youngwood Pa cngineman of the passenger train W C Read Al oona engineman of the freight train and G L Burkholder Jean nette Pa fireman on the passen Senator democratic sisted that the senate would be able to dispose of the bill by Nov 10 Senator Watson republican In diana republican floor leader was by no means so optimistic Despite the efforts of the majority leader to keep down feeling and prevent contention the ranks of the regulars wern already showing the strain of their frequent defeats at he hands of the democraticrepub icanindependent coalition during consideration of the Sftlminlstrative rations of the bill Senator Reed of Pennsylvania on whom has fallen the brunt of guid ng the measure thru the senare hus far has declared that unless more assistance is given him in his task he is ready to relinquish the re sponsibility Again there has been evidence that the repeated opposi tion victories were disheartening the young republican senators Bomb Explosion on Plane Blamed for Crash in Oklahoma GUYMON Okla Oct 10 Pi Shattered by a premature explosion of a bomb during a stunt flight at the county fair here an airplane crashed to the ground from an alti tude of 500 feet killing J Jimmy Mile High Bethel 30 of St Jo seph Mo and dangerously injuring John Noonan Guymon the pilot Bethel an aerial stunt performer released a 5 second bomb from the front cockpit which failed to clear the plane before it exploded 4 iiiiiiLLii IIULLU r a iireman on naqqfin o recuperate from a recent openiger trainj C Flenner fheman of 1 Hlie freight train leaped to safety Illness Brings New Delay in Fall Trial WASHINGTON Oct 10 Jiuitlce William Hitz today recessed the bribery trial of Albert B Fall until tomorrow after aphyslcian ap pointed by the court had reported his examination of Fall was not completed but that the former in terior secretary was unable to get up and probably rnuld not stand trial at tiiia time More Than 5000 Added to Wednesdays Figures THE second report of community i chest workers at noon Thursday arot the total amount subscribed thus far to an addition of about 55202 over the figure report ed Monday The goal is Three divisions those of Dr B R Weston F C Eslick and the gov ernment and civic employes under the supervision of P F Hopkins were over their quotas Ben Webster chairman of the campaign however called the work ers attention to the fact that the hardest part of the drive was still before them He urged that as much as possible of the work be cleaned up for the third report meeting to be held at the Hotel Hanford Friday noon The quotas and the amounts raised by the divisiona are as fol lows Marstoit Manley Weston Eslick Utilities Government Industries Small Indus Chain stores Womens Totals Quota 822i5 0150 4815 3785 3955 2825 13250 2250 lfiOO 4000 Raised 7750 4887 3907 3958 3080 12450 3148 787 2395 ASKS TREASURY JOBUppNDS Brookhart Wants Better Market for Farm Loan Securities WASHINGTON Oct 10 thority for the secretary of treasury o buy 5100000000 or more of farm oan bonds from federal land banks to provide funds for agriculture was asked in a joint resolution to day by Senator Brookhart republi can Iowa The lowan in a statement said he gambling business in Wail street was drawinglarge sums of money into New York from over the country thus reducing the mar ket for farm loan bonds which pay a rate of interest of about 51 per cent He said he had received many pot ters from farmers of the middle west protesting against the situa tion The resolution was referred to the committee on banking Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Oct You know I bet you there is just Jots of households just like ours Everybody makes a grab at the paper in the mo r n ing not to see what Mr Hoover and Mr MacDonald ha v o a c c o m plished but to see who went to whos dinner who didnt go tfftrwitK and who satW1Uj ROREH6 next to who Well I dont know how they lined up for the white house meal but if 1 was presi dent I would let em all go to the foot of the table and seat How ard Ehmke on my right and ap point him ambassador to Japan the only country thats known enough so far to take up base ball Yours WILL ROGERS RAISE CAPITAL AND ADD BANKS TflJFFlUATION Stockholders Vote to Increase Stock to DL HANFORD MacNIDER vice president OC the Northwest Ban corporation announced three im portant developments in that insti tution Thursday First tho addition of three Important bunking Institutions In Minnesota and North Daltotn Second that stockholders have voted to Increase flie czpi tallzation to ij300000000 Third that directors have authorized the sntc of 150000 slinres of slock at 57250 euntt with prior rights to stockhold ers ort tho basis of one share for cucli 10 shares held FRAUD BRINGS LENGTHY TERM IN PRISON Waggoner Enters Guilty Plea in New York Court NEW YORK Oct Chartoa Delos Waggoner Tolluride Colobank president was sentenced t 15 years imprisonment today on his plea 0 guilty to nialT fraud hi connection with a scheme to obtain front six New Vo rk banks by means of forged authorization papers In asking for a severe sentence the prosecutor accused Waggoner of embezzlement from his own bank in connection with his handling of n largo estate Ho said hat this embezzlement furnished the motive for the moro recent crime against the New York banks committed in desperation when the day of reckoning was at I hand The banker hat told federal in vestigators he hoped to use tlio half million dollars paying off depositors of bin Tclluride institution which was on the verge of collapse Waggoners attorney Allun R Campbell entered a plea in the bankersbehalf urging that Wae gouer was entitled to sympathy and consideration from the court be cause of his altruistic purpose tlm his acts had been admittedly crim inal scheme consisted oC sendingmessages in banking cods to 530855 546570 BELMOND GOED DISCOVERS FIRE Muriel Luicfc Saves Possible Damage to Building at Cornell College MT VERNON Oct 10 ihln dividing wall and quick action 3f the Mt Vernon fire department today averted possible serious dam age to Bowman hall womens dor nitory at Cornell college when fire broke out on the second floor at 2 a m The blaze of unknown origin started in a closet on the second toor It was discovered byMuriel nick of Belmond who gave the alarm to the building janitors and the volunteer fire department Ono hundred girls were asleep in the building when the firo broke out Fire extinguishers in the halls were used to fight the flames and the brick partition and action of the jinltors succeede din preventing spread Besides smoking up the dormilorv the fire destroyed the entire ward robe of Miss Luick nnd burned sev eral holes in the room The damage is covered by insur OIL FIELD IN TEXAS SINKS Drainage of Reservoir Is Blamed for Collapse of 10Acre Area BEAUMONT Tex Oct 10 T Loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars in oil land was threatened today thru the unexplained sinking of 10 acres of land in the Sour Lake oil field 25 miles west of here whijh has created a deep lake where only yesterday stretched an expanse of waving marsh grass and small f Sides of the pit still were crumbling today as the fall of cnrth con tinned Derricks antlstorage tanks were being removed from the edge of the great hole estimated at from r0 to 150 feet deep which filled with water yesterday as the surface steadily fell thru hour after hour Thirteen wells were shut down nnd an abandoned derrick a boiler and six settling tanks were engulfed Geologists of all the larger oil companies operating in this section were here today to study the muddy lake approximately a quarter mile wide and slightly longer which lapped thevery border of the pro ducing field The concensus is that drainage if the Immense pool of oil beneath tho surface left a cavity which the sinking crust is filling Fear that further drainage of the pool would cause further extension of the depression endangering scores Of valuable wells was ex pressed The new banks in the institution are The National Citizens bank of Vlankato Minn largest bank n hat territory with total resources of more than G000000 This banli was founded in 1872 with a long and successful record of service to its community The First National bank of Albert Lea Mason Citys nearest Minne sota neighbor This Is the oldest and largest bank iu that community having been founded in 1886 and is headed by Alfred Christoohcrson well and favorably known to many Mason City businessmen Its re sources approximate The Grafton National bank of Grafton N Dak largest and old est bank in the territory north of Grand Forks with resources of more to placo money to the credit of Waggoner then appeared here and claimed the money LADDSUCCEEDS JUDGE ZEUCH Son of Former Justice Is Ap pointed to Ninth District by Hammill DBS MOINES Oct 10 Loy Ladjl i5 son of former Justire Scott M Ladd of the Iowa supreme court today was appointed by Gov ernor Hammill judge of tho ninth judicial district succeeding the laLc Judge Herman F Zcuch of Moines He formerly was an assist ant county attorney than Jl000000 Thes banks place the combined resources of the Bancorporation at more than 000 Visit Pig Train MT VERNON Oct 10 More than UOO persons disregarded the heavy ram to visit the North vcstcrn pig crop special train here this morning Refuses to Delay Confirmation of Farm Board Men WASHINGTON Oct 10 TJ Tho senate agriculture committee today rejected a suggestion to post pone a report on the confirmation of farm board members until the next regular session The committee however put off a final vote today because of he absence oC Senator Smith of South Carolina Two committee members sug gested postponing a vote but Chair1 man McNary nsld this was not acted upon i Cedar Rapids Youths Confess to Holdups CEDAR RAPIDS Oct 10 Lawrence Thomas JO mid Tlionms Naso 20 confessed today police said to seven burglaries hero Mon oay night Thomas recently was re leased from a Chicago jail where he was sentenced on a disorderly conduct charge He also served a term in the reformatory ot Eldora from which he escaped Wounded While Hunting BURLINGTON Oct 10 ously wounded yesterday when his hunting companion Al Reeves of Chicago accidentally shot him in the back at close range Charles Statler also of Chicago wits in a hospital here today for treatment of his wounds Suit Is Brot Against Power Firm at Decorali DECORAH Oct JO failure to maintain fishways in the power dams cast of Decorah has brot an indictment by the giand j jury against the Interstate Power company The company is chirged with failing to observe the lawre quiring such fishways No date has been announced for the hearing AUNT HET By Robert Quillen if J let my boys marry who they wan led to when they was you riff but Jims a wid ower an aint to be trusted no more than a hungry yearlin in a roaatincar patch ;