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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 17, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home OL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY TOWA i AUAOUIN 111 x IUWA HOME EDITION V7 1G9Q UUlUJjJkK 17 1929 PRESS AND INTERNATIONALNEWS SUPPLMENTAL SERVICE NO 7 OREIGN RUM RING Arrests Promised in Pantages Trial finSDEGLARES CONDITIONS AT 1WL SHOCKING Witness Is Already r Indicted for His Testimony T os ANGELES Oct IT in timations by District Attorney j Huron Fitts that perjury charges IVwill be filed against more witnesses the case of Alexander Pantages s heightened interest today in the frHial of the theater magnate on AJhargcs of criminally attacking Cunice Pringle 17 year old dancer Fitts statement came after a day f startling turns in the trial fea nred by the indictment of Garland Siffle first defense witness for Jantages on a perjury charge Biffle who was arrested Tuesday testified1 he had overheard iss Pringle say to Nicholas Dun jiay a writer just before she visited khe theater mans office on the day flf the asserted attack that Pan feTages would be sorry if he did jyotbook vaudeville act The ifitate contends that Durieav was not in the theater at the time referred to by Biffle Record for Fitts L During a courtroom argument r the Biffte testimony Fitts as ted that in all his experience he never seen such blooded iat Bxffla arrest in toe presence mt other defense witnesses had been deliberate attempt proaeou tion to intimidate witnesses drew an I order from tho court that any fu Uure arrests should not be made in line presence of persona waiting to e the stand H Heard optician with offices the Pontages building was the irst defense witness examined yes erday Heard testified that only hree or four minutes had elapsed etween the time Pantages and Miss Cringle went Into the little confer nce room where she said she was Stacked and the time he heard the arils screams Claimed it Was 30 Minutes Prosecution vyitnesses previously lad testified that they in the om more than half an hour before e girl ran from the door into the ill way of the theater building lUncler cross examination by Dep Prosecutor Robert Stewart TO PAGE 14 COLTJRIN cover to Deliver an Armistice Day Address WASHINGTON Oct 17 Resident Hoover hag agreed to fakB an Armistice day speecii in Winentat Memorial hall in Wash ton at a meeting under the aus es of the American Legion v IOWA WEATHER Fair Thursday night and Frl rising temperature Thurs lay night in west and north tortlong and in east and cen tral portions Friday LOCAL STATISTICS jlobeGazette weather figures for hour period ending at 8 oclock ursday morning Wednesday 67 Doolest in Night 35 8 A M Thursday 47 Wednesdays maximum was just degrees lower than on the previ day But at that it was an excel t autumn day from every view nt Thursday looked like a re iter Birigham Admits Hiring of Eyanson Was Mistake Tariff Expert Heturned Money Paid by Gov ernment for for Senator Claim WASHINGTON Oct 17 One verbal clash after another developed between Senator Bingham republican Connecticut and members the senate lobby committee as the former related his employment of Charles L Eyanson an officer of the Connecticut Manufacturers association to assist him on tariff matters at the time the tariff bill was before the sen ate finance committee Bingham said he possibly made a mistake in hiringEyanson but insisted he saw nothing improper about it but Chairman Caraway argued Eyanson had been serving two masters the government and the association Turned Back Money Replying Bingham said Eyanson had turned back all money received from the government and the only reason he had been placed upon the payroll was so he could be under discipline of the senate Several times committee members insisted on yes and no answers by the Connecticut senator BINGHAM at onejuncture told Senator Walsh democrat HOOVER AND FORD TO ATTEND EDISON JUBILEE Montana that if he would not be so sarcastic he would appreciate it The witness explained he has asked the association to loan him an expert on tariff who understood the needs of Connecticut as he himself was not familiar with the situation Walsh estimated the people of America will contribute by tariff rates to the prosperity of Connecticut under the pending TURN TO PAGE 14 COLUMN J Senate Confirms All of Farm Board Appointees Opposition Develops to but M l men appointed to farm board Three of Hoover Choices ASHDSTGTON Oct 17 imted to the by Hoover today were formally And fully empoweredto go ahead with their task of bringing prosperity to theAmerican farmer Senats confirmation the last ob stacle to the administrations desire for a board of its own choosing to carry out a broad and significant program of its own designing been successfully removed All were approved early last night after the senate had laid aside the tariff debate and devoted a full day to discussingtheir respective mer its and qualifications for the im portant posts to which the chief ex ecutive bad appointed them Opposition to Three Opposition to three of Mr Hoovers H Legge representing the field of finance and business Samuel R McKelvie spokesman for the wheat growing industry and CarlWil liams cotton veloped but was insufficient to block their confirmation Democrat members for the most part joined with the administration republican group in supporting the Hoover appointees Senator Robin son of Arkansas the democratic leader voted for all of them and expressed the attitude of his party colleagues that responsibility muit rest where it and the pres ident be given the men he had asked to administer the act which he had sponsored Independents Divided The group of independent west ern republican senators on tho TURN 1J PAGE 14 COLUMN 3 GARFIELD GETS FEDERAL JOB Former Cabinet Man to Be Conservation Commis sion Head WASHINGTON Oct 17 James R Garfield secretary of in terior in the Roosevelt administra tion was designated today by Presi dent Hoover to be chairman of the commission on conservation and management of the public domain Garfield was one of the leaders in the conservation under the Roosevelt administration It had first been indicated that the chair man would be his brother Dr Harry A Garfield of Williams college but this was said at the white house to have been an erroneous implication Before the week Is out the presi dent expects to make public the names of the remainder of the com Mission members Maybe men enjoy movies less be cause they cant slip their shoes off so Times SIX BURNED TO I FIRE IN OREGON Others Injured as Old Brick Building Is Swept by Flames CBATTLE Wash Oct 17 Seven persons perished and 12 others were injured in a fire which destroyed the Portland hotel here early today Some of the said to be so badly burned they probably would die A woman was amon those who perished The fire broke out about 5 a m and in an hour the old brick building was in ruins The origin of the fire could not be as certained immediately Firemen be lieved all bodies had been recov ered from the smouldering ruins Firemen said the seven who per ished probably had suffocated while they slept None could be Identified at once The building was ntx old brick structure John FitzHenry who turned in the alarm said he saw the fire thni a window of the hotel He added it looked like it was on a stairway The hotel was operated by U Okada a Japanese whose wife was critically injured when she leaped from a third story window The deai were all white persons AIR TlRlSTS HEAD FOR IOWA Overnight Stop of National Aerial Armada to Be DesMoines ST JOSEPH Oct 17 Wiley Post piloting a Lockheed Vega was the first of 24 flyers in the national air tour to reach the airport here today Post arrived from Wichita at a m G W Haldeman arrived second After luncheon the schedule callec for a flight to Des Molnesr for an overnight stop Tomorrow they fly to Cedar Rapids and St Paul The 23 ships which arrived here yester day from Springfield Mo were Joined this morningby a Thrush pi loted by J L McGrady who was forced down in Illinois with motor trouble Tuesday Planes cleared the field at one minuteintervals McGrady was the last flyer to leave A darned alien is one who dares to criticize the American institu tions we Review President lloover Henry Ford ana Thomas A Edison will meet ut Henry Fords home at Falrlano Dearborn Mich next Monday where they attend jubilee there DENBYS STORY it Former Secretary Assumed Responsibility for Pan American Lease WASHINGTON Oct 17 UP Testimony given by the late Edwin Denby e former secretary of the navy takingresponsibility for the awarding of the Elk HillsPearl Har bor contract to the Pan American Petroleum and Transport compauy today was read to the jury hearing the bribery trial of Albert B Fall Fall is charged with having ac cepted from Doheny for awarding the contract to the Pan American Denby s testimony as given in the FaliDoheny conspiracy trial was placed before the jury in its en tirety In it he had testified he asked the late President Harding to issue an order transferring jurisdiction over the naval lands to the depart ment of the interior I took the responsibility Denby said and made the leases whether I waatod to or not WASHINGTON Oct Washington Evening Starsays to day that Senator Blease of North Carolina had received a letter ex pressing the belief that the late Senator Frank B Brandegea of Connecticut was murdered At the time of his death in 1924 a coroners jury reported death hod resulted from suicide The Star added Bleasa had re ceived a letter from a woman and proposed to place it before a san ite committee investigating the Washington police department ARMY MOVES TO West Point Commander Sends Word Suggesting Conference WEST POINT N Y Oct 17 T the with a defi nite proposal for renewal of foot ball relations between the army and navy Maj Gen William R Smith superintendent of the United States military academy today tefegraphefl Rear Admiral S S Robison super intendent of the U S naval acad emy proposing an early conference in Washington aimed at reconcilia tion s As a basis for ending the break which resulted originally from dif ferences overv eligibility standards Maj General Smith proposed That any member of either student body who is declared eligible by his acad emy authorities will be eligible to This is the first peace move made by West Point since all efforts of a compromise on eligibility rules failed to prevent a break in rela tions following the 1927 game at the polo grounds The Army has insisted from tie outset that its privilegeof playing athletics regardless of their previ ous varsity competitions be unre stricted MajorGeneral Smiths pro posal indicates West Point haa re ceded from this viewpoint aliho room is left for discussion of the whole situation involving the navys desire for a three year limit on player comoetition Letter Say Was 200 RUSSIANS Report Soviet Trbbps Have Descended on Manchur ian Town HAHBIN Manchuria Oct were reports hero today soviet troops yesterday raided tho villageof Urovoslc on tho Argun river northwest ern Manchuria killing 300 Rus sian and Chinese residents TOKYO Oct 17 forces apparently have withdrawn from central Manchuria after one I of the most extensive raids in the history of the present SovietChinese conflict FIND NOTE OF LOSJ AVIATOR Tin Can Containing Mes sage Found Off Irish Coast KINKAWLAGE Dinegal Irish Free State Oct 17 penciled note reading going down in mid Atlantic engine trouble founr off the Donegal coast in a rusty tin can yesterday is believed here to be that of LieutiCom H C MacDonald who was lost ip an unsuccessful attempt to fly from Harbor Grace to London just a year ago The note has been sent to Mrs MacDonald for possible identifica tion v British officers at Fort Lenan and civic guards who have seen the note declared they were satisfied as to its authenticity Inquiry Into Armys Expansion Plan Likely WASHINGTON Oct 17 quiry by the house military commit tee of the war departments inter pretation and application of the na tional defense act and of the army fiveyear air expansion program wil be sought by ActingChairman James of Michigan when congres convenes In December Lieut Com MacDonald left Har bor Grace ina tiny Moth plane Oct 17 1928 He was last seen about 700 miles out at sea after his takeoff apparently all well The note found yesterday was written on the leaf of a diary from which the date had been obliterated It was signed by what appeared to be McDonnell Belmond Red Cross Plans Are Made To Start Annual Drive BELMOND Oct R H Klemme is the new chairman of the Red Cross in Belmond Mrs O T Jacobson vice chairman Mrs R A Rankins secretary and H F Luick treasurer Mrs W P Tyrrell is roll call chairman The plan is to have the annual drive end on Nov 11 so that all members have their enrollment cards hung up by Armistice day Mrs Klemme and Mrs Rankins attended the state Red Cross con vention in Des Moines Monday BO IS FOUND Head of Victim Had Been Crushed by Pick Lying Near Bed ALBIA Oct 7 Jim Henry SB Negro was found dead in his bed in a room above a poolhall a1 Haydoclc 14 miles west of here a 4 a m The lower part of his body was burned to a crisp His head had been crushed with a pick which lay beside the bed Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Oct Acceptances flowing In mighty fast to the invitations to be at the dis armament con f erence Na tions are just like people they never have any trouble getting em to go to some sort of convention but its getting em to do anything that amounts to WILL KOdEHS anything after they get there Just want to hear a movietone of France translated in English when somebody suggests going away with submarines Russia and China wasnt Invited They have disarmed now till they are practically fighting with their fists Japan has to have a navy otherwise there would be none in the Far East Yours WILL ROGERS RAIDERS BREAK MILLION DOLLAR LIQUOR COMBINE EXPECT TARIFF BILL THAT WILL WHY The GlobeGazette will he on the streets of Mason City at 7 oclock Saturday night with tha scores of all college football games and a comprehensive ac count of the ones in which Mas on Cityans are interested Then too there will be items about the high school football gomes played in this territory This will be 12 hours before the morning papers come into this territory with the same news The question arises Why Wait Until Sunday at White House Is Optimistic BULLETIN WASHINGTON Oct 17 m Borah of Idaho said utter a call at the whito house today that ho believed a tariff bill would bo passed by con gress in a shape which would bo acceptable to President Hoover TITASHINGTON Oct 17 senate returned today to con sideration of the administrative sec tions of the tariff bill with the proa pect of soon waging another con test on the old issue of export de bentures Two amendments from the repub lican independent group confronted the administration republicans who were defeated on the issue in con nection with the farm bill last spring Debenture Plan Again Senator Brookhart republican o Iowa has presented a substitute to a proposal of Senator Norris Ne braska either of which would de clare for a debenture rider to the measure Leaders of the democratlciude pendent republican group were con fident that they could write the added to the farm bill in the senate only to be ulti mately the tariff bill Administration leaders however were noncommittal It appeared as the chamber swung again to debate on the ad ministrative provisions after a day devoted to debate on President Hoovers nominees to the farm board that almost a week would be required to dispose of the balance of individual amendments to the administrative sections Until these amendments have been disposed oC action on Ihe 16 rate sections of the bill cannot be undertaken WouM Pay For Losses Senator Brookharts substitute for the proposal made by Senator Nnr ris would provide that the farm j board organize as speedily as pos sible the proposed stabilization cor porations and allot debentures to the corporations for use in stabiliz ing prices The debentures also would bo available for payments of losses but could not be utilized for trade dividends Syndicate Had Offices in Cities in Other Countries MEW YORK Oct 17 1 agencies in England and Can da were linked today by federal ttorneys with the 51000000 rum muggllng syndicate whose fortified rsenal radio station and waro ouses extending ail the way from Highlands N J to Atlantic City were simultaneously raided by fed ral agents and New Jersey state roopers last night Both U S Attorney Charles H uttle andAssistant U S Attorney Robert Watts referred to the syndi ute as an Internationa ring with genclcs in England Canada and ilsewhere Operated All Along Coast At the same time they revealed bat tho syndicate operated not only tlong the Jersey coast but practi ally controled all illegal Importa ion of liquor from Maine to the Vir ginia capes Watts said tho ring had financial onnections with American banks nit whether this meant that the anks were actually engaged in fi nancing its operations or merely car ried its accounts was not made clear This ring not only was conduct tag smuggling of contraband on on enormous scale with ramifications in England Canada and elsewhere said Tuttle butwas bypractices in thejjjoijt tiong NEW YORK Oct 17 for tified arsenal equipped with em placements for its battery of ma chine gtins and used as headquarters for nun dicate was in the hands of federal agents today nfter a surprise attack on the syndicate extending along the Atlantic coast from here to At antic City N J A mile from the armed base of operations at Highlands NJ the TURN TO PAGE 14 COLUMN 1 LIQOOR LOAD Pilot Escapes in Ship but Officers Find Rum Auto WINDSOR Ont Oct 17 WPI United States customs inspectors who arrested five men unloading liquor from an airplane at Nine Miia road near Detroit said today that the machine had been operating the past week or 10 days out of La alle one of countys down river liquor export centers The pilot escaped in his airplane as he noted the approach of the fed jralmen whocaptured an automo bile and 10 cases of whisky whlcn Lhey said had been removed from Lhe plane Serbian Agitator Is Put to Death in Italy POLA Italy Oct 17 mir Gortan one of tho ringleaders of the Serbian group who were charged with having fired on lines of electors atPialno last election day was executed by a firing squad today Four youths his companions were given terms of from four to 30 years imprisonment All were members of the Jugoslavian society Sokol AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen LTfS I didnt much like the idea o twin beds but after I fleshened up this way I gottired o liearin Pa com plain about rollin down hill ;