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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 23, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI ETVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDN1 EDITION DAY OCTOBER 23 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLMENTAL SERVICE NO SCAN SKIES FOR OCEAN FLYER HOOePARTY STEAMS DOWN lOtOUISViLLE PresidentEngineer Views Work of Improving Ohio River By JAMES L WEST Associated Press Staff Writer PRESIDENT HOOVERS FLOTILLA ON THE OHIO Oct 23 pages to the col that has be en woven around the Ohio river thru a cen tury and a half were added today as President Hoover passed westward fromCincinnatt to Louisville at the head of a pageant ofsteamers tugs barges yachtsand patrol boats In this pageantwas recorded the romance of an engineering rather thanapioneering age for this his toric voyage marked the completioi of the harnessing of the stream t mansmodern needs of continuous commerce thru flood drought and storm And it was to celebrate the frul tion of a dream come true that th chief executive pressed on to th Kentucky city for the climax BO TO DAYS OF YOUTH AT JUBILEE CELEBRATION in Store for Iowans STORNTCAUSES GREAT DAMAGE IN LAKE AREA RADIO BROADCAST LOUISVILLE Ky Oct Hoover will speak at tha smoraorial auditorium here tonight instead of on a boat in ithe Ohio river The change was made on ac count of inclementweather The presidents speech wUI be broad cart over both networks of the N B C system and over the Colujjjjjla will start at p m central v v i president Sirs Hoover and their party are due to arrive about 4 oclock this afternoon on jjie engineers steamer Greenbriar at the head of a flotilla from Cincinnati alone ofhis own first extended trip sinceenteringthe whitehouse bu also of a week of rejoicing from Pittsburgh to Cairo Prevent Disastrous Floods It was with the critical eye ofan engineer as well as a presidentthat Mr Hoover viewed the work which fellows of his profession had per formed In constructing a new sys tem ojt locks and dams on the Beautiful River as the Indians so as to prevent the dis astrousfloods of years gone byand insure an adequate supply of water for the movement of commerce In thedry seasons provided the most trying of conditions under which the TORN TO PAGE 10 COLUMN 3 IOWA WEATHER Mostly fair with partly cloudy to cloudy in east portion Wed nesdaynight and Thursday snowWednesday night In east portion continued cold Tem peratures below freezing Wed nesday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Warmest Tuesday Coplest in Night 8 A M Wednesday Snowfall Precipitation 03 The seasons first snow That sounds more or less alluring but the fact is thatthere was nothing of attractiveness or romantic in the view when Mason Cityans looked out their Wednesday morning The sky was gray a chill northwest brotthe straggling flakes crown and almost before they be ctaie1 seated they were transformed into water Under the circumstances the Last Rose of Summer would have been a good deal more appro priate ditty than any rollickingwin ter song 12 B7 29 Thieves Active in Howard County PENDING TARIFF VIOLATES PARTY PLEDGECAPPER Farm Groups Demanding Higher Schedule on Product BULLETIN WASHINGTON Oct 23 ff Capper republican Kansas said in tho senate today the pending tariff was a viola tion of party pledges to the farmer and he Intended to vote against all industrial rate in creases except a few he be lieved to be just Oct 23 senate today was in the thick of its Jong awaited battle over the rate schedules of the tariff bill Still maintaining the advantage which enabled it to override the ad ministration in the formulation of the administrative sections of the measurethe democraticIndepend ent republican coalition found its first opportunity for applyingin practical fashion its fundamental tenet of increased protection for ag riculture Altho the subject of debate at the outset of todays session was a minor item of the chemical sched ule there upon It a discussion of the Import rate to be Ixedon casein The house bill con tinued the present duty of two arid onehalf cents a pound on thtg com modity and the senate finance com mittee increased the figure to three and onehalf cents Insist on Higher Rate Agriculturalorganizations have stoutly maintained however that Ae rate must be much higher still f American dairy interests are to find a market for millions of pounds of milk products which they assert arenow going to waste In the first test of strength in oting on the rate schedules the oalition found Us ranksaugmented ny five republicans not associated with the Independent group as con rasted with the defection of but wo democratic members Senator ones of Washington assistant ma TURN TO PAGE 10 COLUBfN 6 j Bears Again Send Stocks Into Decline NEW YORK Oct 23 pressure again sent prices into a headlongdecline on the New York stock exchange today after yester days brief breathing spell More than a score of leading issues dropped to a share while a handful of the more volatile stocks tumbled 515 to a maximum of 596 Trading however was in but moder ately large volume the ticker quo tations falling only about 15 minutes behind transactions on the floor As yesterdays rally assumed only moderate proportions in contrast to the rebound which followed the col lapse of prices early in the month traders did not find it very con and there was a rush of nervous selling Will Rogers NEW YORK Oct th auquet at Mr Fords It was Jfiyery time I would waste some tLtft out of my saucer it would be on a illiormire I ifted to kick egro dSj y seat for hlghestV ruys on Vtheir toY side Virginny a j fall in 161 jrd y song tms Black But ion a more Oy Pleast a pounc WILL ROGERS bus con ville Wright I told Dubuque suppose youre LIndbeYnere vou says only Mrter and Well between a forced whos and an operation T was at t and And democrat Of course a republican provlo And Mr Hoover made a humor5 ous speech Told what the elec tric light meant to the man that was too lazy to fill a lantern But when alls said and done I was disappointed I thot they would giveout Lincolns as sou venirs Shoot they didnt even pass around Fords Youra WILL ROGERS LOBBYISTS ARE NECESSARY IN CAPITAL CLAIM Witness Says Business Couldnt Get Along Without Them WASHINGTON Oct 23 C Lakin president of the Cuba company of New York testified be fore the senate lobby committee to day that 10 months experience had convinced him that a Washington lobbyist was a necessity to the busi ness world and that American Cu ban sugar interests had authorized an expenditure of to obtain a low tariff on Cuban sugar He said the money was contribu ted by Americans and that his com pany maintained an extensive prop aganda organization Spent Already Expenditures of so far this year by the wit ness In telling of the campaign of the Cuba sugar producing interests against an increase in tariff rates Has the business world come to the conclusion that it must hirelob byists down here asked Chairman Caraway I am sorry to say it but 10 months experience down here has convinced me it must Lakin an swered Do you think your business would have been unprotected If you hadnt been here continued Car away I am afraid so he said Lakin said that of the amount was spent in publicity work iMadmdo Favored It He named 14 members of the ise and 12 senators upon whom had called and said President hado of Cuba had advocated M iEVork and bad obtained the serv Supertf Gen Crowder former amDassador to Cuba raised the sugar tariff if a collt3 a tut the senate fi Villow k committee reduced it 275 1th the Pound compared to 220 Ttpound world rate the bl Sctencj rlea Ct too early to tell whether or the dnnith In Turke sttH deHnake the turkey cost more tbJEi in iKewanee StarCourier 4 Towns Are Hit by Gang in One Week CRESCO Oct the past week the smaller towns in Howard county have been swept by a epidemic of thievery in the form of breaking and entering The lat est victim of the robbers was Elma where the town postoffice and a pro duce station were entered last night On Saturday night several busi ness firms were broken into at Rice ville and on the preceding Tuesday robbers ransacked the stock and tills of firms in Chester and Lime Springs Most of the loot in the robberies thus far has consisted of tiros and articles of clothing Ten dollars was taken from the postoffice at Elma Access to the interior of the build ings in each case was made by forc ing a door or window Sheriff T Johnson after inspection of the work ofthe thieves in each Instance be lievesthat comparatively inexper ienced robbers are doing the work No definite clews have been un earthed CHICAGO Oct 23 worst Jake storm of the storm ahooting high waves against the IP linoisWisconsinIndiana shore line f Lake eastward today cold raw and snowchoked In Chicago it left crumbled sea walls flooded basements water illed boulevards in Gary Ind lomes deserted by families fleeing he menacing aeas In Michigan City tad a 5300000 property damage alongthe Wisconsin shore crippled raffc and property loss while in Lakes Superior Huron and Ontario shipping fought the anger of the waters Freighter Is Aground An unidentified freighter was aground in Lake Erie just off jeamington Ont and life saving TURN TO PAGE 10 COLUMN 1 NORTH IOWA HAS FIRST SNOWFALL Duck Hunters Out Mercury Doesnt Reach Minimum for Fall Mason City and North Iowa got its first taste of winter Wednesday when a northwest wind brot a Hur ry of snow that sent a number of duck hunters out and caused most residents to don their cold weather apparel Altho there was a raw wind thru thenight and Wednesday the ther mometer only sank to 27 degrees not even reaching the minimum for tho fall No trouble was being expereinced with telephone and telegraph wires in this vicinity altho there were re ports that the sleet was making irouble tothe eastward Reports re ceived here indicated the snow did not extend far to the north or west Again it is time to remind hunt ers that a moving object that ap ears to be smoking a pipe isnt a TUnes Ships Crippled Homes Wrecked in Worst Storm of Year DES KOINES Oct 23 freezing temperatures are due to visit much of Iowa tonight Parts of he state shivered in 20 degree weather last night but tonignts area of chilliness will extend to oth er portionsthe government weather bureau here said today Snow fell in numerous portions of the state last night with the north aast section reporting the most An inch or more was recorded at num erous points in that portion Further mow is expected tonight altho it will be in the nature of mere flur ies The forecast does not carry an ndicatiori of a general snowfall The chilly blasts will have passed out of the state by Thursday eve ning Forecaster Charles D Reed said and by Friday temperatures should be such as to make attend ance at football games quite com fortable The warmer temperatures will continue over Saturday he added GREAT LAKES HIT TWO MEN LOST ON U S SHIPS Sailors Washed Overboard During Gale Off Hamp ton Roads WASHINGTON Oct 23 U0The mvy department announced today hat two men were lost overboard from ships of the scouting fleet dur ng a gale on the Atlantic yesterday Alexander Pantages million aire vaudeville king snapped In court at Los Angeles as he tes tified in his trial on a charge of criminally attackingEunice Pringle 17yearold dancer PANTAGES SAYS GIRL ATTACKED KIM IN OFFICE Strenuous CrossExami natibfrls FacingTriea PILOT ALREADY IS OVERDUE AT LONDON FIELD Mo Trace of Lone Aviator Seen Since Leaving U S Coast BULLETIN BELFAST NORTHERN IRE LAND Oct 23 Up to 5 p m 11 oclock C S T Ur ban F Dlteman Jr solitary trans Atlantic flyer had not been sighted by any Irish sta tton Ho was duo at London by tJiis hour after leaving New foundland yesterday j By THE ASSOCIATED PRESb TWENTYFOUR hours after tak ing off from Harbor NV on an unannounced solo hopj cross the north Atlantic for on nothing had been seen or heard f Urban F Diteman Jr and his lane the Golden Hind Stepping casually into his HttW ow winged monoplane yesterday at a m C S T the Montana cattleman who had been flying jut two years and a half headed hia plane out Into a clear Atlantic day Probably it was more casually ban Sir Francis Drake with whom le claimed relationship e v e if started out in his Golden Hind ot the seas on an exploring expedi tion TJnapprised of weather condi tions except those over Newfound land Diteman luckily picked the beat flying days October could B0LLETIN LOS ANGELES Oct 23 defense in tho trial of Alexander iPantages theater multimillionaire chajged with an attack on Eunice Fringle youthful dancer unexpectedly rested its case at a m after completing Its examina tion of tho vaudeville magnate f OS ANGELES Oct 23 L Alexander Pantages atfer more han four strenuous hours devoted o recounting on the witness stand lis version of an attack alleged to lave been made by him upon Eunice Pringle youthful coed dancer to day faced an indefinitely longer pd riod of hostile crossexamination by the prosecution The gray haired theater magnate denied the girls charges yesterday and declared the charges against him a frame up He said the 17 year old girl grabbed him and screamed without provocation after they had been in his tiny iubbyhole office but a few minutes Only One Key Questioned by District Attorney Buron Fitts concerning his posses sion of the key to the little mys ery room in which ho was accused of attacking the girl the 54 year old multimillionaire denied that he had a private desk or aprivate office n his suite of offices in which to ceep such a key He denied the room repeatedly identified by his own em loyes as Mr Pontages private of fice was such declaring that it TURN TO PAGE 10 COLUMN fl it ft He had 165 gallons of gasoline aboard which he said meant servatively 25 hours of but with favorable winds flying men estimated his gas would prob ably carry him a few hours be yond that time All alongthe Irish and English oasts a sharp lookout was being cept but there was no sign of the ilane He was probably north of tho regular shipping lanes and here were few vessels in his path o the fact that he had not been lighted enroute caused little fear His small plane believed to be the smallest in which any man has TURN TO PAGE 10 COLUMN Izaak Waltons of Iowa to Meet Here Thursday 1 M 1 r it FARMER HELD FOR 3 DEATHS Children Claim Arkansas Man Responsible for Three Murders NEWPORT Ark Oct 23 up Sylvester Stilhvell farmer was held in the county jail today pending In vestigation of a story told by two children that he killed two of tho three men slain yesterday in oil trough bottoms near here Sheriff Nance said the two chil dren of C C Starks one of the men killed contradicted the statement of Stillwell that he killed John Heath after Heath had killed Starka and William Ash The shooting followed an argu ment about the alleged theft of State and National on Outdoors on Program of Convention a number of conservation and outdoor experts on the pro fram and wide interest manifested 3y members thruout the state the owa convention of the Izaak Wal on league Thursday and Friday romlses to be one of the best gath rings of Its kind ever held accord ngto local leaders of the organiza ion The sessions will be held at the Hotel Hanford where registration f delegates will take place at 0 clock A C Wiiford state prcsl ent will call the convention to or er at 10 oclock according to the rogram Mayor E S Selby will give the address of welcome The rogram for the remainder of the orenoon and the early part of the fternoon will be taken up with or anlzation and reports of commit ees Gordon to Speak After these matters have been isposed of Seth Gordon from the ational headquarters of the league speak on Building a Walton Program for Iowa Frank C Good man president of the local league will talk on What the Cerro Gordo Chapter Is Trying to Do Capt C F Fuller district superintendent of the U S fisheries and H L Can field superintendent of hatcheries will talk on Results That May Be Expected From Pike Nurseries and Bass Ponds Judge George W Wood of Waterloo is also on the pro gram At oclock there will be banquet at the Hotel Hanford where there will be music by the Rusty Hinge quartet and short talks by J C Robinson R S Stanbery Mr Wiiford Mr Gordon Captain Culler Mr Canfield and Dr Pres ton Bradley pastoiof the Peoples church Chicago Dr EJradJcy to Speak Dr Bradley win give the main ad dress at the evening session on The Religion of the Outdoors Friday will be taken up with visit to the bass pond and proposed pike nursery site as well as the dis posal plants of the J E Decker and Sons and the American Beet Sugar company Election of officers will take plape in the afternoon onj AUNT HET By Robert Quillen None of us givls ever was wild but sister Lottie used to say her prayers while she was soakin her feet ;