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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 25, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home HOME EDITION VOL XXXVI FWE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVK33 MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 26 1929 UNTIED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUFPLMENTAL SERVICE TRY TO STEADY STOCK MARKET WillRog Albert B Fall ta swf FOR DEFENDANT IN OILTRIAL Verdict Handed Down 8 YearsAfter Money Paid WASHINGTON Oct 25 3 Owen J Roberts special gov ernment counsel hi the oil scan dal cases announced today that the government would move to bring E LDoheny to trial on a charge of giving a bribe of to A B Fall soon after the first of the year AITASIHNGTON Oct 25 1 bert B Fall i wasfound guilty today of accepting a bribe from Edward L Doheny for the lease of the Elk 1 naval oil reserve The jury rec ommended to the courtthat the former interior se c ret a ry be shown mercy Eight men and four women com posed the jury which convicted the 68 year old man cow broken in healtjof guilt Is connection I 311 i the Hard The verdict was handed down nearly eightyears after Fall re ceived from Doheny a irierfd of prospecting days when they and the west were young The case was the first criminal action won by the government in thosegrowing out ofthe celebrated senate oil investigations The gov ernment has recovered the leases but Fallonce branded by the su preme court aa a faithless public servant is the first person connect ed with tie leases to be convicted DAWES NAMED AS DELEGATE Ambassador to Represent r US at London Naval y Conference WASHINGTON Oct 25 Ambassador Charles G Dawesj who was one of themost prominent fig ures in the recent AngloAmerican naval discussions is to be a member of the del will repre sontthe United States at the com ing London armsconference Three Henry Irv Stimson of the senate depart ment andSenators Reed of Penn laand Robin son of Arkansas previouslybeenV appointed to tha commission and with the addl of Dawes its personnel was re garded as virtually complete Weatligy IOWA WEATHER Mostlyfair Friday night and a Saturday slightly warmer Fri i day night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for hour period ending at 8 oclock S Friday morning r 3 Warmest Thursday 53 i Coolest In Night go At 8 A M Friday 85 I The wind was back in the south west Friday morning and the mer 1 cury was doing a rapid rise in the GlobeGazettes weather shelter J Thursday afternoons maximum of 53 which was 11 degrees above that i of the previous day appeared likely 3 to be surpassed Guilty of Accepting Bribe NEW YORK CITY Oct I have been in Washington on In augural day Claremore oh Fourth of July Dearborn on Edison Day But to have been in New York on Wail ing Day when Wall street took that tail spin you had to get a window were selling space for bodies Sn East river If England is sup posed by international treaty to protect the Wailing Wall they will have to come here to do it The Wall runs from the Battery to the Bronx You know there Is nothing that hollers as quick and as loud as a gambler They even blame it on Hoovers fedora hat1 i Now they know what the farmer has been upagamst for eight years Yours WILL ROGERS RAPE TO PLAY AT WISCONSIN Hawkeye Council Subcommittee Rules for Staf IOWA CITY Oot 25 H Pape University of Ipwa half back was declared eligible today to play In the Wisconsin game tomor row by a of the Hawkeye athletic council The committee found no evidence to support charges that Pape bad played professionalfootball with the Dubuque Bears on Oct 17 and 31 1926 It announced however that the investigation is not quite com plete and will be continued next week John Fuhrman was definitely cleared of similar charges in regard to 1926 games The athletic council has authorized western conference schools to go ahead with a vote on his eligibility which has been ques tioned on a charge that he played with the Bears in 1925 Fuhrman contends that he re ceived no pay for his services at that time The vote was held up pending investigation of the 1926 charges ASK SMITH TO BE CANDIDATE Editors Want Secretary of State to Enter Race WATERLOO Oct 25 pe tition asking Ed M Emith secre tary of state to become a candidate for the republican nomination for governor was circulated today among delegates to a convention of the northeastern division of the Iowa Press assiciation here The response to a request for sig natures was saidto have been gen erous Smith former publisher of the Winterset Madisonian was not at the meeting He has madeno dec laration that he desires the office About SO editors attended the meet ing for Manning ports that a held here to boom Mayor Edwin CrMan ning for the gubernatorial nomina tion could not be confirmed today Manning denied any knowledge of tho meeting Asked whether he would enter the race he said he was with management of the city govern ment to discuss the matter at pres ent 21 AntiSoviets Executed KRASNODAR Russia Oct 25 men described aa bandits and counterrevolutionists were executed here today for sub versive activities against the gov ernment countryside and terrorizing the population BULLETS END CRIME DEBUT Heads Iowa Waltorts CONVENTION OF CONSERVATION MEN IS CLOSED Bass Pond and Disposal Plants in Mason City Visited RALPH S STANBERY Mason City attorney and an active Walton leader for many years was electedpresident of the Iowa Izaak Walton league organization at the state convention here Friday noon Other of f i cers are ward S Par ker Ida vice p re s i d e n t William Felt m a n Sioux City second vice presi dent Frank C Goodman Mason City treasurerand Judge George Wood BStanbery erloo honorary president The nom inations presented vby Dr A XE Schrader e ie Hotel at Directors Chosen Directors of the organization chosen at caucuses Included the fol lowing Second William Ewinger Burlington third A C Willford Waterloo retiringpresident fourth Cutler Oaage fifth T W Townsend Marshall town seventh J N Dukehart DesMoines and eleventh L B Sample Sioux City Not all of the districts had repre sentatives at the convention The selection of the convention city for 1930 was left to the direc tors altho invitations were present ed by Des Moines and Sioux City The election of officers brot the formal part of the convention to a close Before leaving the city how ever most of the Walton disciples made an inspeetiourof the proposed bass pond near ClearLake and the disposal plants of the J E Decker and Sons company and the Ameri can Beet Sugar company Friday af ternoon reversing the order of the program as first planned Adopt Resolutions The business transacted Friday included the adoption of resolutions urging the officers to adopt two or three major activities for promo tion the coming year The division of TURN TO 2 COLUMN 1 Stock Losses Thot To Have Prompted Suicide in Chicago CHICAGO Oct 25 Fred Stewart 49 one time wealthy real estate operator In Evans ton com mitted suicide today by asphyxia tion His wife attributed his action to despair over losses in the crash of the stock market Stewart had recently suffered losses in connection with his busi ness and had invested in stocksin an effort to recoup The slump this week virtually wiped him out asso ciates said LAWYERS NAME HENRY I SIMS Birmingham Attorney Is Head of American Bar Association MEMPHIS Oct 25 Up son Sims of Birmingham Ala was elected president of the Amer ican Bar association at the final business session today of the fifty secondannual convention of the as sociation Sims will succeed Gurney E Newlin of Los Angeles John H Voorhees of Sioux Falls S Dak was elected treasurer and William P McCracken Sr of Chicago aec retarj DOODY CHICAGO GANGSTER TO DIE IN CHAIR DeathSentence Imposed Upon Slayer of Police Chief pHICAGO Oct 25 WilUa Doody called the baby face killer was found guilty today of murder and sentenced to die in the electric chair The jury was out two hours Doody was tried for the slaying of Charles Levy chief of police ol Berwyn who was shot dead last May when he attempted to arrest wo men in a stolen automobile The conviction was one of the few in recent years which have brot a death sentence against defendants classified as gangstergunmen The Doody bravado which been noticeable thruout the trial vanished when the jury foreman an nounced the verdict He was led away with two bailiffs holdinghim A battle on the streets of Swedona m brot an end to the crime debut of Miss Virginia HunOey above 19 year old Davenport girl when she was wounded and one ofher two male companions slain in an attempt to hold up a Swedona general store The girl is said to have forfeited a chance to make her escape by remaining be hind with Oscar Decker Inset to murmur endearing words to the dying bandit Not a Nickel for GoOps That Fight Each Other W E Schilling Declares e Have Half Billion for W Those Who Get Together Board Member Adds Therell not be a nickel for the cooperatives that are fighting each other but we have 5500000000 to help the cooperatives that get to gether Fighting each other 5s the worst thing that farmers can do With this terse statement did Wil liam P Schilling NorthfieldMinn member of the federal farm board elucidate on his and the other board members policy on the farm relief question He wilt enlarge on the matterat a meeting of the United Farm Organizations of Cerro Gor do county at the high school audi torium at 8 oclock Friday evening The meeting is open to anyone in terested in the prolect Mr Schilling who is the dairy mens member on Pilesident Hoov ers board arrived in Mason City early Friday morning fromMadi son Wis where he spoke Thursday he was In northern Wis consin traveling thru four feet of snow For twoweeks he has been on a continual sneakingtour Has Worlc to Do i But Ive got to get back to my desk he told saveral county agents here who sought to engage him for an appearance within the next few months Were busy trying to for mulate some policies and we cannot formulate them and get them to working if we are going to be talk ing all the time His address Friday evening is ex pected to point out what the coop eratives should do to comply with the ideas of the farm board He il lustrated his contention that com petition among the cooperatives was more than devastating There were four cooperative TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN S up In closing arguments for prosecutionlate yesterday Assist Business Is Not Hurt by Stock Slump Government Officials Opti mistic of Results of Mar ket Decline TITASHINGTON Oct 25 VV Official Washington kept a watchful eye on Wall street today and expressed the optimistic If un official opinion that the disastrous slump In security prices need have no depressing effect upon the gen eralv business structure of the na The view was advanced in many quarters that the stock market break was in no way a reflection of any factor in the business world and that there should be no fear of a general depression Many attempts were made to construe the action of the federal reserve board in meeting late yes terday with Secretary Mellon at tending and adjourning without the announcement of a changed re discount rate or of any other step which might affect the situation in Wall street Crisis May Be Passed From this was drawn the view hat the board either considers the crisis past or shares the genera opinion that business will be unaf fected by the security decline It was pointed out that for months the highly speculative con dltion of the stock market has been jeyohd reaction to ordinary ant normal influences from the field o actual business Moreover it was asserted tha the present situation had been fore seen by virtually all credit inatltu tions some time ago with tMfa suit thatprecautions were takeit EARLY MORNING GAINS ARE HELD WITHDIFFICUUY uyng Orders Absorb Nervousness on Part of Sellers EW YORK Oct 25 Power ful efforts were made to stabll ze the stock market today after esterdays close approach to utter anic A broad advance during arly transactions however was leld with difficulty as operators or the advance were called upon o absorb large offerings toward midday The early gains were reduced and several were ost The market opened rather vith leading OP o and a few stocks shooting upi rom to 20 The pace of trad death1 penalty fortttsisake of llli Weve stop murder got to stop Itwith your ver dict Colvin Still Out After Ring Battle BULLETIN Lloyd Colvin after being un conscious since about last night Is Improving accord ing to Dr C M Franchere member of the Mason City Box ing commission late Friday aft ernoon Colvin rallied for a min ute or two and was given a drink of water after which he again lapsed into unconscious ness Lloyd Colvin 21 year old Mason City boxer was still in a semi conscious condition at a local hos pital at 11 oclock Fridayforenoon more than 12 hours after he was knocked thru the ropes in his bout Thursday night with Glenn Dorey another Mason City battler Colvin after being knocked out of the ring in the earlier part of the last round of their main event at the Legion show at the armory went down in tha last part of the round and when landing the boards outside of the ring bumpec his head a severe crack as he crashed and lost consciousness The bell at the count of four ende the fight but Colvin showed no signs of coming to as his handlers dragged him back into the ring and into his corner Later he was stretched out on the canvas where doctors handlers ant firemen worked over the prostrate fighter in what has so far proved a futile effort to bring him back to complete consciousness Dr C M Franchere member o WILLIAM F SCHILLING The American Federation of La bor believes in keeping a good man on the job William Green has been reelected as its president for a sixth Telegraph SEEK HUSBAND FOR 2 DEATHS Nebraska Couple Found Dead and Wife of One Victim Wounded LUSHTON Nebr Oct 25 Mrs Bert Stoller and Hardy Swartz were shot dead shortly after 9 a m and Mrs Hardy Swartz was serious ly wounded Authorities started an Intensive search for Bert Stollar husband of Mrs Stollar who Is be lieved to have committed the slay injr break Jtn the absence ia mont Grosvenpr Jones directoro the finance division of the com TURN TO PAGE S COLUMN 1 DUTY ON DYES UP IN SENATE Fanners Win Point in Getting Higher Rate on Casein BULLETIN WASHINGTON Oct 2G m senate today approved an increase from 40 to 45 cents a pound in the tariff on transpar ent cellulose sheets used in tho manufacture safety glass for windshields The vote was 48 to 35 WASHINGTON Oct 25 Senate tariff consideration toda embraced another controversla irate schedule in the duty to be im posed upon imported dyes The issue of American valuatio had a part In the contest with op ponents of the rates proposed aligned generally against this basis for determination of imports on dyestuffs Debate extended to the dyo lev ies after the farmer had received overwhelming support in a conflict with industry over the rate to be fixed upon casein WHEAT IS STEADIER CHICAGO Oct 25 wheat market steadied today after its precipitous fall of yes terday and finished at advances of 1 to a bushel The market had opened higher and then suffered a break of 6 cents but regained its losson an im proved export demand for Amer ican wheat ing became Increasingly feverish as the morning wore on however and huge buying orders were hurled into to absorb Mark Thornburg to Talk at Banquet Staged for Clay Fair Boothworkers SPENCER Oct hun dred and fifty boothworkers and others responsible for Clay countys fair the largest of Its kind in the world will gather at the dinner Ue ln the high school gymnasium the Mason City boxing commission I FritJay evening and indulge In a bit of hdur behind actions and1 considerable confusion developed The curb exchange tick er was also overwhelmed aria fell far behind trading Nevertheless nothing like yesterdays wholly dis organized trading developed during the forenoon Brokers Arc Confident Brokers remained generally confi dent during the morning that tho price level could bo held despite the renewed pressure It was believed that banking interests would make no effort to bring about a general rally in prices until the market quiets down considerably merely contenting themselves with support ing the market near the present levels Support orders thrown into the market near midday appeared to check the moderate decline and save in a few isolated instances losses were limited to 25 cents to a share Total sales during the first two hours of trading were 3310100 shares as compared to 5711200 the same interval yesterday TradingPace Quickens As the session wore on however the pace of trading began to catch up with yesterdays terrific rush At tho ticker quotations were 63 ninutes behind the floor transac iona while at the same time yes terday they were 68 minutes behind Floor traders however had man iged to adjust themselves somewhat o the huge turnover of shares and there wag noticeably less noise and confusion on the floor altho the produced a dull roar that could be heard in Broad and Wall streets During early afternoon traders milled excitedly around the TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN SV stated Friday morning that a slight concussion of the brain received when the fighters head struck the bare boards outside of the ring caused the loss of consciousness and that without a doubt the battler would regain consciousness possibly within a few hours I am positive the doctor said that Colvin will come out of it soon altho he may be a bit dazed for a day or two Pantages Trial Is Nearing Jurys Hands LOS ANGELES Oct 25 case of Alexander Pantages wealthy showman accused of a stat utory offense against Eunice Pringle young dancer probably will go to the jury late today of retrospection It will be an annual celebration Speakers will Include President H B Noll and speaking for the Kenneth Scott fair association M G Thornburg secretary of the state department of agriculture A R Corey secretary of the Iowa state fair John Mullen vice presi dent of the state fair and the Rev B J Trickey W Earl Hall of Mason City will be toastmaster Music during the banquet will be supplied by Docs Blue Melodian and interspersed in the speaking program will be a series of harmony and comedy numbers by the Rusty Hinge quartet of Mason City Secretary Leo C Dailey of tho lo cal fair association is In general charge of the event assisted by committees headed by Dr C E Golly Jesse G Becket E T BJorn stad O A Bjornstad Sohn Sleb and Mr Noll AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Pa makes out he was singin an wasnt tryin to scare me but it sure sound ed like he had fell in the tub an busted a rib ;