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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 14, 1929, Mason City, Iowa JCTQBER14 MASON CITY GLOBEGAKETTE MDONALDISON WAYTOCANADA TOSEEFALLS Premier Will Discuss In temal Affairs With King By JAMES WEST Associated Press Staff Writer NEW YORK Oct mierJ Ramsay MacDpnald of Great Britain bade New Yoric adieu today arid departed on a special train over the New York Cesitrai railroad enrbute toCanada where he will confer personally with Pre MackenzieKing These conversations will take place Thursday at Kings country property reminiscent of that sur rounding those with President Hoover in the Virginia mountains a week ago yesterday I After the British and Canadian premiers have had their talk Mac expected to make a state ment bearing upon the general AngloAmerican negotiations for u bqtter understanding between Greai Britain and the UnitedStates Concerns Fortifications The character of the statement is being closely guarded but conjec ture is that it will bear directly upon that part of the general nego tiations which most directly con cerns Canada One subject in this category growing out of the talks at Washington is the dismantling of the fortifications at Halifax regards it as fortu nate that he willhave the opportun ity of talking directly with Prime Minister King thus avoiding long distance negotiations thru the usual channels vThe British statesman is a strong believer in personal contact and he emphasized this in some of his New York addresses after he had taken leave of the president at Washington To Inspect Niagara Windingup a four days stay in 7 New York isrtobe thp guest of the nation for one day more his schedule calling for the crossing into Canada late tomorrow after a night at Niagara Falls Most of tomorrow will be spent in inspect Jnjg the American side of the falls Traveling northward on a special train over the New York Central the prime minister arranged for brief stops at Albany Utica Syra ruse and Rochester The train is due I at Buffalo a few minutes after 5 with the to motor i that fiity to Niagara Falls as Quests of reservation Idohoan Has Plan for Vote on Tariff CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 who iii the demo cratic membership havealready shown their strength in tariff mat ters are determined to stick dog gedly to tlieir taskpf producing a tariff bill thatthey consider fair to the agricultural industry Contending that thehouse bill was a serious violation of the pur pose of thespecial session and that the measure now before thesenate is but slightly less so the Idaho an assertedthat those who are seeking to1 change the bill are not any more desirous remaining in prolonged session than those who charge that we are employing delay tactics Tries to Hasten Vote Amid gloomy predictions that the tariff debate will encroach upon the regular session beginning early in December Senator Smoot to day called a conferenceofrepubli can and democratic leaders to the hope of evolving some scheme whereby a final vote may be has tened Those askedto jointhe discussion were Senator Watson of Indiana the leader Robinson or Arkansas leader of the democrats and Simmons of NorthCarolinathe ranking minority members of the finance committee FIVE FRANCE PLANS TO STRENGTHEN FRONTIER LINES Budget Calls for Expendi ture of 242 Mi in Five Years Hunt Iowa Woman for Davenport Death pAVBNPOKlucl14 lice today weresearching for Mrs James Duncan Negress in whose home Jamea Herring 45 Bast Mo line 111 Negro was found stabbed to death Saturday night A note found in the house supposedly writ ten by Mrs Duncan declared she killed Herring in self defense ami that her body would be found in the Mississippi river PARIS Oct 14 will spend 2500000000 the next five years on defensive fortifications of her postwarfrontiers north east and the Alps This was brot out during ttve course of a recent meeting bulget finance committee of the chamber Incidentally Paul Pain leve minister of war was scored by nationalist members as a pacifist because the work of fortifications along the frontiers they claimed was lagging It also developed that for the first time iu its history France is de voting nearly as much time and money to strengthening the Alps where to the southlies Italy her former ally as to the line of the Rhine across which thrives Ger many The war budget ofFrance tor 1930 will amount to 43059820uj francsabout an in crease of 59000000 over the ex Young Married Woman SnrmrrilK Sravlpt for 1929 These figures kJULLUUlUS lO kJCduei 1 cover 1hn exrmnspi Fever After 4 Days FOREST CITY Oct Merle Fox23 died in her home here at 6i45 this morning after an UP ness datingfrom Thursday with scarlet fever Her condition grew steadily worse after the disease waS first diagnosed until her death She issurvlved only by her husband whoisla postal de livery cleric here funeral arrangements have not been of hold ing only a private funeral are great due to Her case was the only scarlet fever case in tlie Pox is a former Wisconsin resident Hampton Honors Winners EAGLE GROVE Oct Hon T J B Robinsonof Hamp ton member of congress from thn third district of Iowa was the speaker of the evening atthe theChamber ofCom merce oh Tuesday at a dinner served to 76 at the Occidental ho tel Parents of the young people who won liohora at the National Dairy show recentlyheld at Wat erloo were guests and were presnnt cover the expenses only and another appropriation of 954070francs or roughly 572000 000 is provided for maintenance of troops in Alberia Tunisia Syria and China bringing the total expendi tures for he French army in 1930 to Impatience with what they termed the dilatoriness of the min istry of war in getting French fron tiers secure against aggression JAPAN TRADE IS SCATTERED OVER WIDE TERRITORY America Is Ranked Among Best Customers of Island Nation By GLENN BAB15 Associated Iress Correspondenr TOKYO JPl Japans foreign trade returns for the first half of 1929 just published show the con tinuation of a commercial relation ship withthe United States thit i without parallel among the great powers America absorbs more than twofifths of all the goods that Ja pan sells abroad placing the island empire in a position of economic de pendence upon her big transPacific neighbor that is not equaled in the situation of any other pair of first class powers Statesmen and publicists on both sides of the Pacific have pointed to this business status iis amighty in fluence for continued peace between the two countries War with Amer ica they have argued would mean early bankruptcy for Japan Iu Hugo Amounts In the first six months of 192S1 Japans total foreign trade was 2316000000 yen approximately Of this 812000000 with the United 429 per cent of all exports went to the United States 286 ve from cent ofall the imports came States The greatest item in Japans ex port trade with the United States is raw silk American silk weavers regularly buy more than 90 per cent of all that Japanese sUk producers sent abroad Raw cotton for the spindles of Osaka form the principal item of Japanese purchases from America To summarize Ameriuu Good Customer than twofifths of all Ja pans income from overseas com merce regularly conies from Amer ican purchasers more than one third her total foreign business is regularly done with America about 30 per cent of all her purchases abroad are made in America year in and year out Next to America China is Ja pans best customer but her annual bill of goods averages about 4U per cent of Japans sales to America For the first half of 1929 China bought 166 millions yen Worth from Japan and sold her 110 million yen worth These figures however do not represent all Japans business with her mainland neighbor for in the same period she shipped ggocJs worth 69 millions to Kwantung Leased Territory and bought to the value of 104 millions in the same territory Kwantung is merely the outlet and warehouse for the rich hinterland of Manchuria China Hunks Highest Following China in importance to Japans foreign commerce Canby Pole Vaulter Elected President of SU I Dental Class IOWA CITY Oct H heights have been attained by Hen ry F Canby University of Iowa pole vaulter this weeK Not in skimming the bamboo but in popularity withsophomore dun tistry classmates was the riew achievement Canby as class presi dent will serve with these officers G E Jones Martinsburg vicepres ident L H Woldum Decorah sec retary Carl B Hopkins of Whiting dental students have elected Lyle Van ZeleGeiieseo III president Thomas A Bond Das Moines vicepresident William O Beam Anamosa secretary E A Tdenia Iowa City treasurer New pharmacy officers are Se niors Patrick Henry Dougherty Chariton president J J Schm niing Decorah vicepresident James K Traer Viuton secretary treasurer Sophomores B H Childsi Davenport secretarytreas urer R D McKeau Iowa City president George S Buis Doon vicepresident treasurer Freshman GAMBLER SHOT DOWN IN FEUD Japan s foreign commerce comes rj 11 p j rt i British India then Australia Great DUlletS EUd Lareer 01 Last marked the interruptions of the na yen or 35 per cent was with the tionalists United States Japan sold abroad goods valued a 1017000000 yen 5488100000 or which 418000000 yen or 411 per cent went to Amer ica She spent abroad l29900i000 yen of which 307 000 or 304 per cent was in the W C T U Organization Js Formed at Fertile FERTILE Oct Mayme Elsham of Britt state organizer for the W C T U has been here this week organizing a unit A meeting wag held at the home of Mrs Ed Humphrey Thursday af ternoon with 19 members joining Officers elected were asp follows Mrs G 6 Sanderson president Mrs George Hall vice president Mrs Carl Shelmo secretary and Mrs Mary Rojith treasurer Meetings will be held the fivst Thursday of each month The next place of meeting will be at tae home of Mrs Mary Roath United States Thus while her total foreign com merce in six mouths netted 360000 on the red side of the ledger her profit from the United States in that period was 511520000 Little Change Made The percentages showed littl change in the trend of Japans for eign trade in the last two and a half years In 1927 of her total foreign commerce 381 per ceut was with the United States which bought 419 per cent of her exports and sold tier 309 per cent of her imports It wag much the same story in JL928 357 per cent of her total trade7 was Britain Germany Canada and j France Americas exports to the whole of the British Empire including hfr nextdoor neighbor Canada form a considerably smaller proportion of her total foreign commerce than the percentage of Japans export trade whicli goes to the United States ONEDEADJWO HURT IN WRECK Motorist Waits for Freight Train but Is Struck by Passenger WIOTA Oct It 3 year old son of Mr and Mrs Henry Weichman was killed and the par ents severely injured here Sunday evening when their automobile was struck by a train Weichman stopped at a crossing while a freight train passed He moved on to the tracks without noticing a passenger train The parents are in an Atlantic hospital Mrs Weichman with both legs and arms fractured and Wtichman with Injuries to his back Charles Sherrett 70 local grain dealer dieda few hours later from a heart suffered while view ing the wrecked car BRITISH R101 IS GIVEN TEST Worlds Largest Airliner Car ries Crew of 38 14 Passengers CARDINGTON Eng Oct 14 iV giant British dirigible R101 largest airship in the world left its mooring mast at a jr for its first 1 tal flight She carried a pcrew of 38 and 14 and passengers Great crowds cheeredas the air ship started its flight commanded by Maj G H Scott the first man to cross the Atlantic in a llghtor thanair machine The guests in cluded Sir John Higgins represen ting the empire air council Hot luncheon was to be served aboard My instructions are to fly in a circle and to test the ship in every possible way Major Scott said The probability is that our maiden trip will be about 30 miles in length We shall go no higher than 2000 taken from its feet The clirible was angar Saturday and moored to thr mast a half mile away Thererecently has been considcv able criticism of the ship with charges by various aeronautical ex perts that it would not live up to expectations in performance The R101 is 730 feet long anil 132 Tcet ij diameter Under the con tract when the ship was laid down she was to have a speed of 70 milts an hour at 5000 feet with a cruis ing speed of 63 miles an hour Lawyers Discard Kobcs DAMASCUS Oct 14 lawyers have voted to discard the flowing robes which custom decrees they must wear in court They de cided the robes were cumbersome and caused busy barristers to waste too much time changing into them Minnesota Crops Good ST PAUL Oct 14 3 Minnesotas biggest crops corn winter wheat spring wheat rye and oats despite a season considered un favorable will show increased yields for this year close to the fiveyear average for the crop according to the monthly crop report issued to day by Paul H Kirk federal crop is ten to of Quintet of Gamblers CHICAGO Oct 14 fattened on a west side gambler gangster feud dumped the dying George Riggins gambling house keeper on the Jefferson Park hos pital doorstep yesterday He had been shot down just asthree of his pals had been shot down in the last three years Nine slugs were in Riggins body and he died before medical help could be given Police believe lie was shot at the nearby apartmeut in which he lived with his wife and two small children Blood was on the floor there chairs were over turned a pane was shat tered and there were two bullet holes in the wall Riggins removed the last ol a quintet n feudists held respon sible for much gambling beer run ning and other crimes on the weal side the last that is except Tommy Shupe and he is in prison for rob bery 1lan Four Kuhways FAIRMONT Minn Oct 14 uTl Fairmont is looking forward to ear ly establishment of a suitable air port with the use of a 40acre field obtained and appropriation of funds by the city for developing the tract Four runways are planned MONDAY 8 PM Genual Standard Time wcco THIS Monday evening tlio Northwest Bunco Opera Convoany will present The Vagabond KliiR1 over WCiCO iou will thrill to the martial music of this worldfamous light opera Tune In nt 8 oclock Central Standard Time nml enjoy n glorious Hour with FnmcolM poet und King ol France for n tiny The Northwest Bancorporation has spared ho expense to get noted singers and a special orchestra to make Its pro grams of CiiinouK lightoperas events tluit your whole family will enjoy Monday cvrninjr 8 F SI Central Standard WCCO NORTHWEST BANCORPORATION Combined Resources over First National Bank of Mason City WEST PR YEARS All wool poiret twills and crepes 5250 values All wool fancy suitings Regular values The better quality dress ginghams 75c values now DAMONS BIG SALE FULL SWING If Thousands of satisfied customers are taking home values never before equaled anywhere Are you one of them not ask your neighbor about this great money saving event Better see for yourself Here Are Just a Few of These Greatest Money Saving Values Damons Great Reorganization Sale continues and will Continue Until Saturday Night Oct 26 Com enow dont hesitate WOOL SUITINGS Lot of part wool fancy suitings Valuesto 1B5 PAJAMAS 5175 Flannelette Pajamas assorted patterns ART GOODS Large lot work models includinginfants dresses pillows scarfs etc WOOLENS WOOL SUITINGS LORAINE GINGHAMS 47c TKICE 97c 47c PEPPERELL SHEETING The wel known 94 Pepperell brown o o sheeting yard O C 10 yards to a customer BROWN DOMESTIC Dontmiss this red hot bargain A 36inch good quality brown domestic that is a real value at yard 10 yards to a customer LADIES HOSE McCallum and Loraine chiffon hose in desirable shades All 5165 hose now 6c DAMONS MASON CITY IOWA TOWELING 13inch crash Toweling A 15c value for BROWN SHEETING Foxcroft 94 brown sheeting A regular 50c value for SILK PILLOWS Fancy silk pillows new fall shades and designs very pretty values PANEL CURTAINS Curtains tbat were a good value at the regular price now A uancl curtain for CURTAIN NETTINGS Lot curtain nettings that have been regular at 75c New low price lOc 35c 97c 77c 47c SILK HOSE Ladies 5150 chiffon hose A real value at DRAPES New fall overdrapes in an assortment of good looking pat terns Regular S1D3 values I Q New low price ;