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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 22, 1929, Mason City, Iowa i i North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON HTTY TOW A lYLttPUiM oiix JUWA EDITION V Y flR 22 1929UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLMBNTAL SERVICE LONE FLYER OFF CHEMICAL VOTE Ta BE TEST OF TARIFF WORTH LaFoIlette Says Result Would Determine Con gressAttitude serUng the votes on the chem ical schedule would be an acid test of whether congress wants a gen eral or limited tariff revisionSena tor LaFoIlette epublican Wiscon sin said in tlM senale today that the increased duies proposed in thin group were unjustified from standpoint LaFollette a leaderof the republi can independent group opposing the measure in its present form along with a majority of democrats said thechemical schedule as reported the finance committee would in crease the burdens already imposed on the farmers and general consum ers and augment the huge profits of the Big I DuPont Do Nemours and company Allied Chemicaland Dye Corporation ai the Union1 Carbide and Carbon cm poration v Net earnings of these corpora tions in 1928 were placed at 000000 with combined assets of more thana billion dollars FindWhat Is Needed The confidence of the leaders of the democraticinsurgent republican group that they can hold their lines together thru the impending con troversies was the basis of their re t fusal tosupport aniotion brot to a fei vote late yesterday under which would have been gfyeu Hoovegpedicates Shaft to Waterway System eiictea tq agricultural section defeated 64 to 10 enaEpr 6f Arkan s a s democritic leader took the pos ition that it wasbest to go ahead thebill andNfind out what is TURN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 1 GUABDllDY JURORS HOME Threatening L e 11 e r s Re ceived by Man Hearing Killers Case CHICAGO Oct 22 police guardwas stationed today at the home of Henry Jonassen a juror in the murder trial of Wee Willie Doody sometimes called Baoy Face Letters threatening the Jurors life unless he does what is Doody were received at the Jonassen home yesterday Doody h being tried for the slaying of Charles Levy former police chief of Berwyn Two Spanish Gunboats Collide During Storm CARTAGENA Spain Oct 22 UP Spanish gunboat Canalejas collided last night with the gun Iboat Tetuan during a storm Both were badly damaged Wea IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy tocloudy Tues Bay night and Wednesday rain probable except possibly some snow in north portion mostly fair Wednesday In northwest portion continued cool LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at I oclock Tuesday morning Warmest Monday 55 Coolest in Night S3 At 8 A M Tuesday 36 The wind Tuesday morning was fkbrislijy out ofthe northwest It a cargo of chilliness In tfact Monday had a tovich of win 5Jer about it even tho the sun shone thru theday WILL ROGERS I DETROIT Mich Oct What a day and what a bunch of men a lot of my favorites were there Owen D Young my favorite democrat Julr ius RosenwaJd m y favorite p h I lanthropist who I tried to touch for a do nation for tho farmers and who said his generosity was under complete control Charley Schwab my favorite optimist Jimmy Girard my favorite dem ocratic treasurer who was selling Edison cigar lighters to makn up the democratic deficit My favorite illustrator Charles Da na Gibson who was using Jane Addams and I as a model It rained all day but otherwise It was dry in fact it was the dry est wet day a lot of these prom inent men had ever experienced I kept lookingfor Miss Willt brandt My favorite Boss Mr Ochs My favorite father of polo play ers Mr Ifirestpne Horses and carriages to drive you all over this old reproduced village Everybody was wondering where he got all the old cabs and horses I was wondering where he got tha hats the cabmen wore It was just like a big country picnic No matter how nig they are cfll felt humble and about the same In comparison with the man son It was a great tribute con ceived and marvelousiy carried out by another great man Yours WILL ROGERS AUTO THIEVES KIDNAP IOWAN Calamus Boy Locked in Car but Escapes in Minnesota CALAMUS Oct 22 rence Lahann 15 son of Mr and Mrs Arnold Lahann is safe I at Waverly Minn his parents learaed last night His father left for Wa verly to bring him home The boy told his father over the telephone that he was kidnaped by two motor thieves here Saturday night The thieves the boy said locked the car while going thru edar Rapids to keep him from jumping out They abandoned the sar at Waverly locking him in it ie said that he managed to get out Just as the thieves boarded a bus A note telling of the kinapirig was written Saturday night and dropped thru the floor of the car by the youth but it was not found until Sunday BOOM LANGE FOR GOVERNOR Retail Grocers buque Senator for t i f mills Job ffi DUBUQUE Oct 22 Senator Otto P Lange of Dubuque was proposed as a candidate for the republican nomination for governor at the annual banquet of the lova Retail Grocers associations here last night John H Schaefer Davenport for mer presient of the State and Na tional Grocers associations initiated the boom for the senator and he was followed by John A Cunning ham of Dubuque who listed the sen ators accomplishments in the legis lature He referred to a legislator wno dared to introducethe chain stora bill in thejeglslature Attention was also called to the senators food administration bill and the state owned terminal ele vator bill Young Still in Hospital PARIS Prance Oct 22 Harold Young son of the Jate Sen ator LaFayette Young of Dea Moines Iowa is still in the Amer can hospital here His condition is unchanged according to word cabled to his relatives yesterday PANTAGES PUT ON STAND TO DENY ASSAULT Defendant Follows Son as Witness in Own Defense BULLETIN LOS ANGELES Oct 22 Pantages theater multimillionaire charged with a statutory offenso against Eunice Pringle 17 year old dancer denied his alleged crime from the witness stand today T OS Cal Oct 22 Alexander Pantages theater multimillionaire took the witness stand in his own defense shortly after resumption today of his trial on a statutory charge The debonair immaculately dressed Pantages took the stand after a brief direct examination of his son Rodney Pantages The son testified that a state wit ness Jay Sheridan had attempted to extort money from his father Rodney Pantages said Sheridan had threatened to go to the district at torney if he was not paid Sheridan is a San Diego Cal hotel man and exconvict x dan fyoTTcan torney or go to hell 8RIAND CABINET HAS RESIGNED Government Executives De feated on Confidence Vote PARIS Oct 22 Briand cabinet was defeated on a question of confidence in the chamber of deputies today 297 to 288 and im mediately resigned HAWKEYES TIE ILLINI Capt Bin Glassgow versatile halfback snapped as he began a 77yard run for n touchdown In the first scrimmage of the game be tween Illinois and the Hawkeyes at Iowa City Tho Suckers man aged to push over a touchdov later in the game for a tie score 77 COWAN CHANGES 6UILTYPLEA Judge All Ready to J Is Necessary CEDAR RAPIDS pet V22 Bayard DCowan29 bond sales maji today withdrew his plea of guilty to three counts of uttering forged instruments and changed his plea to not guilty when he appearei before Judge John T Moffitt in district court for sentencing His at torney Eimer A Johnson gave EO reason for the change Judge Moffitt said he had in tended to sentence Cowan to 15 years on each of the three charges one of which was to ruri concurrent ly He also expected to give him a nominal fine Unless Cowan again changes his plea to guilty hewill not be tried before the November term of court WESLEY PLANE IS DEMOLISHED Is Swiped by Another Ship IMPROVED OHIO RIVER CHANNEL IS NOW IN USE Edison ReEnacts His Discovery in View of President Text of President Hoovers address dedicating Ohio river improvement on page CINCINNATI Ohio Oct 22 Hoover left Cin cinnati at oclock this after noon on board government steamer Greenbrlar for Louis ville The boat will tie up along the Indiana shore tonight reach ing LouisvUlo tomorrow after noon about 4 oclock By JAMES t WEST Associated Press Staff Writer EDEN PARK CINCINNATI Ohio Oct 22 on a tow ering bluff overlooking the Ohio river President Hoover today dedi cated a white granite shaft com memorating the completion of the lock system on that waterway from Pittsburgh to Cairo A new agency of service now be gins its quiet labors for mankind Mr Hoover said in congratulating the whole Ohio valley and the nation on this occasion as on 5roi at Airport WESLEY Oct 22ijohn A Hauptman local airplane pilot had themisfortune of getting his plane an Eagle Rock badly damaged Sun day afternoon while at Jackson Minn when another piane an American Eagle failed to clear the Hauptman plane in taking off The American Eagle piloted by a Jackson aviator was demolished The Hauptman plane was brot home Monday morning by truck and will be repaired at once One wingwas smashed and the other damaged A year ago Sept 13 Mr Hauptmana first airplane was completely demolished during a wind storm which wrecked the hangar and plane Auto Kills Gobdell Girl FALL GUY IS FINED SI000 Chicago Coal Dealer As sumes Blame for Liquor in Michaelsons Trunk TAMPA Oct 22 Gramm Chicago coal dealer ar rested on a liquor law violation charge in Key West early last May after he had assumed the responsi bility for liquor found in trunks brot into this country from Cuba by Congressman M Alfred Michaelson Illinois pleaded guilty in federal court here this morning and was fined and coats Gramms appearance before Fed eral Judge A Akerman came as a surprise His arrival was unan nounced and no inkling of the con templated action was given priorto opening of court Gramms attorney made a plea for clemency on grounds that his client is a responsible business man e error was just a social one and that the defendant was a fall guy Gramm was a member of Michaelsons party and there was no commercial aspect to the liquor transaction the attorney con tended 4 Held for Taking Bets on Horse Races at Council Bluffs COUNCIL BLUFFS Oct 22 T were in jail here today charged with taking bets on races following raids yesterday by Sher iff Percy Lainson on three alleged gambling establishments A Blame Is Not Fastened on Gar Driver GOODELL Oct coroners jury selected here this morning to investigate the death ofEvelyn Ruka 5 who was instantly killed when struck by a car driven by Leonard farmer Anderson Eagle Grove returned a verdict of unavoidable accident afterlis tening to three hours of testimony The little girl was returning home from school with a group of children when she was struck Fu neral services will be held Wednes day at 2oclock in the United Brethren church The Rev William Bainbridge will officiate Evelyn who haa just started to school this fall was returning to her home only a half mile away with some of her schoolmates when she was struck Other children indicated that the little girl had stooped over to tie a shoe string and when she was doing that was not noticed by the on com ing auto The girls father who saw the car coming down the road testified at the coroners inquest that the car was not driving rapidly The other children hurried to the Ruka home and notified the parents just as the body of the child was brot to the house by Anderson and Dale Hardy fellow passenger with An derson A physician was called im mediately but the child was dead The doctor said her neck was brok en and she must have been killed instantly The child Is survived by her par ents a brother and a sister No ar rangements been made for the funeral have BOARD PLANNING PRICE INCREASE Improvement in Marketing Conditions of Grain Urged BULLETIN WASHINGTON Oct 22 m possibility that the farm board might utilize state agri cultural departments anil bn renns of marketing in its ad ministration of the farm relief act developed today when the board took under consideration an offer of such cooperation from the state of Georgia WASHINGTON Oct 22 the first major step of its ca reer the federal farm board haa worked out a plan for improvin the present price of cotton and is prepared to take similar action on wheat under a scheme to be an nounced later The board is of the opinion that prevailing cotton prices are too low and believes the ution lies in more orderly marketing of thU yearscrop It Is prepared to lend an unlimited amount of money to ths cotton growers that they may hold their product off the market Too Rapid Marketing Analyzing the present cotton mar ket the board is of the opinion that open fall weather n the southern states has led to too rapid market ing with world consumption mean while on a level equal to that of last year and the total supply of Am erican cotton at a lesser stage than a year ago More cotton It believes has been rushed into the market than it can temporarily absorb wUh TORN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 1 Stocks Hike Back on Exchange NEW YORK Oct 22 The stock market staged one of its characteristically violent comebacks today after more than a week of severe declines which culminated in yesterdays avalanche of selling Scores of shares rallied about to 530 The pace of trading slackened up considerably however and the ticker which ran about 100 min utes after the close yesterday was able to keep fairly well abreast of the transactions Much of the upturn came in the irst hour as traders who had sold he market short rushed to cover their commitments taking their ue from the action of the market n the last half hour of trading yes erday when the flood of selling began to subside and bearish ef orts encountered firm resistance rading during the first half hour losely approximated that of yes erday but quieted down consider ably thereafter The advance was aided by the rush of many traders who had dumped overboard their holdings in nearpanic yesterday to buy them back The vigorous rebound how ever so closely resembled the short ived upturn which followed the sharp reaction on Oct 3 and 4 that traders generally were in clined to exercise considerable can tion Leading bankers were inclined to regard the markets reaction a merce from which untold blessings wn come year after year is aa en during monument to those patient men of rny own whose lives are spent in devisingmeans to increase the comfort and conveni ence of the world he added All Can Share in Glory But men of every mould have wrought with equal bravery in this ransformation of the wild beauty he Ohio river into the not less beautiful but more tractable stream of today The engineers found the ractical means but many others contributed to the vision courage and persistence needful to this ac complishment Statesmen rivermen and busi nessmen may share the gloiy The chief executive paid especial tribute to the long labors of Sena or Theodore E Burton and Speaker Longworth on behalf of the mproved waterway and he ex pressed deep regret that Senator 3urton who was chairman of the TURN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 1 Former Sioux City Policeman Loses in Fight to Get JobBack DES MOINES Oct 22 Joseph E Young former Sioux City police officer lost his fight to be reinstated as permanent sanitation and quarantine officer of Sioux City when the supreme court held today tuat the Woodbury county district court properly dismissed Youngs action to enjoin the city council Prom removing and transferring him back to the police department WOMAN GIVEN JAIL SENTENCE Elizabeth Rogers Returns to Face Charge of Having Liquor Nuisance Elizabeth Rogers was given three months in jail and a 300 fine ay Judge M H Kepler in the district court Monday afternoon when she pleaded guilty to a county attor neys information charging her with maintaining a liquor nuisance The defendant was first arrested for this offense a year ago last spring by local police Before pro visions could be made for a bond she absconded A few days ago the sheriffs of fice received a tip that she was back in the city with the result that she was rearrested County Atty Roe Thompson filer informatons against Steve Pantages and Hazel Hitchcock charging them with maintaining a liquor nuisance on South Federal avenue Parilagen is being charged with the third of fense which makes hlnj liable to a penitentiary sentence CATTLE MAN OF MONTANAPOLLS SURPRISE TRIP Only 165 Gallons of Gas on Board Small Plane on Ocean Hop BULLETIN ST JOHNS N F Oct 22 F Diteman Jr Hying from Harbor Grace to London left the coast of Newfoundland ut Capo St Francis 10 minutes after his taltcoff at p m locul time or central standard time Cape St Francis is 17 miles north of St Johns JARBOR GRACE N F Oct 221 a word of warning s to his intentions W F Diteman r of Billings Mont hopped off ere today for London England His estination did not become known ntil later after his departure when letter to airport officials was pened Diteman came here three weeks go ostensibly to look up the fam ly records of Sir Francis Drake The takeoff was at p IB ocal time with good weather pre vailing His plane the Golden Hind s a low winged monoplane The airman carried only 165 gal ona of gasoline when he took off The letter said he intended to out over Cape St Francis and Met his course straight for London a healthy correction of over WADE REFUSES POPES HONOR Judge Finds Constitution Prevents His Accept ance OTTUMWA Oct 22 a ommunication sent to the Ottumwa Courier Federal Judge Martin J Wade of Iowa City announced he ad declined several weeks ago to ccept a commandership in the order of the Knights of St Gregory con erred by Pope Pius XI The appointment of the federal urist was made public in a message rom Rome last week In announc ng his refusal of the title Judge Wade cited Article 1 of Section 9 of he constitution prohibiting any per son holding an office of profit or rust under the United States from accepting any present emolument office or title from any king or oreign state Judge Wade sent his refusal of acceptance to the Rt Rev ienry P Rohlman bishop of the Davenport diocese of the Catholic church v CHARGES FACING PAPE FUHRMAN Report Hawkeye Grid Men Had Played With Du buque Bears IOWA CITY Oct 22 charges of professionalism loomed his afternoon in the paths of Oran Pape star halfback and John Fuhr man guard University of Iowa Jlayers who have been playing tEij with the eligibility bugaboo all season Both men it was reported now ire accused of having played pro fessional football tinder assumed lames with the Dubuque Bears Pape was cleared three weeks ago on charges of piaying with the same team at Galena 111 in 1927 Last week the university peti ioncd the Big Ten conference for n vote on Fuhrmans reinstatement on he ground that he had played under ils own name and without com pensation with the Bears in 1925 oefore he entered the university C C Williams chairman of the Iowa athletic board admitted this afternoon that the council has tcle grraphed a request to the Big Tnn to suspendthe vote on Fuhrmnna reinstatement and that a meeting of the Iowa athletic board had been called for later today NEW Diteman flew from New St Johns New Brunswick early1 this month saying ho intended to search family records in Carletbn couty in connection with an estate n which he was interested tho ime nothing was known of his in tentions for a transAtlantic flight Dr James H Kimball of the New Work wealhnbureau said today hat wftather conditions were falr y favorable over mostof the AL oc an when informed that Diteman had taken off f rom Harbor 3race for London Dr Kimball who lias been 11206 icial starter for transAtlantic nights said he had not been ormed of Ditemnns plans Came From Montreal DiLeman landed at Roosevelt field on Sept 28 from BillingsMont in s plane which irried the license number NX881H He did not sigir ut on the pilofa book at the field but came back on Oct 6 recording hat he had flown from Augusta He iigned the pilots book W F Dite man Jr pilot license No 8318 A message received by the Asso ciated Press photo service said Jiteman flew a small Barling plane This plane was recently placed on the market It has extremely low jaa consumption which would ex laln how Diteman had the courage o take off wtth only 165 gallons of prasoline Edward Schlee and William Brock who flew 2350 miles from Harbqr Grace to Croydon in a Stin sonDetroiter single motored mono plane carried 350 gallons of fuel Diteman faced practically the same course and distance covered Brock and Schlee Known us Cattle Man BILLINGS Mont Oct 22 W F Diteman who hopped off at TURN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN S Two Jiaccoons Cost CEDAR FALLS Oct 22 Nickey of Waterloo killed two rac coon out of season Today Justice of the Peace R R him SfiOO and Nfckey paid Murray costs wich AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Maybe some folks can sin without bein punished here an now but the only time I ever tried goin1 with out petticoats I set down on a bee ;