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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 10, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES OL CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PEEKS usAsap WIRE SERVICB MAgQN ciTYTlQWA TUESDAY HOME EDITION TV A x 101929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS aUPPLEMBNTAL 289 GRACE REPLIES TOUOOVER HUCKINS MUST FACE INQUIRY BYU S JURY Case of Using Mails to Defraud Dismissed by Commissioner MILWAUKEE Sept 10 mFreed of fraud charges in a court hearing Elmer S Huckins 65 year old financial wizard today faced a new federal inquiry into the business which enables him to pay Investors dividends of 26 per cent A grand jury Assistant District Attorney B J Kolezer has an nounced will bs presented the case of the former Cedar Rapids Iowa man who is said to have received several million dollars from Invest ors in the midwest and mountain states This decision met with the reply from Huchius attorneys them go to the jury vvere not afraid be cause not a single person has lost a penny during the four years tha Mr Huckins has carried on his business Koelzer made known his plan after court commissioner Har ry Kellogg ruled in a preliminary hearing yesterday that there was insufficient evidence to hold the fi nancieron charges of using the mails to defraud Testimony was presented to show that Huckins business was cigar jobbing Koelzer intends to cal every cigar manufacturer in the county if support the government contention that Huck ins could not pay 26 per cent inter est on a legitimate t Jobbing enter prise China 3688 Miles an Hour Is New Record 1 none for the defense Of QIP 11 ele ven said they were with Huckins and that they had been paid their interest promptly lOWABOYSlE HIGH MARKSMEN Win Honors in Competition in National Shoot at Camp Perry CAMP PERRY Ohio Sept The accurate marksmanship of three Iowa boys who are firing in the national matches now in progress here is attracting the attention of army officers and other officials in charge of the trig meet The young lowans who arc Car roll C Voss Williamsburg Russell A Engleman What Cheer and Stewart E Wilson 631 E College street Iowa City have competed in some of the most important and dif ficult events of the matches in competition with older and more experienced marksmen Wilson firing in the Civilian club members match scored 91 of a pos sible 100 Each of the young men re ceived a share or the prize noney which Is being distributed to competitors In the national matches 1 The three young are mem bers of the R O T C team which is representing Iowa and the other states of the seventh Corps Area at the national matches CALSHOT Eng Sept 10 Squadron Leader A H Orlebar captain of the British Schneider cup team today set a new worlds speed record of 3SS8 miles an hour when he swooped for four successful dashes over a three kilometer course here Clocked by a new timing device the results of which were announced more than three hours after the actual flight Orlebars average for four consecutive dashes over the courso on Southampton water was 3G8S miles an hour or 2331 miles an hour better than the newworld record established Saturday by Fly ng Officer R L R Atchcrley in the Schneider cup races Flight Lieutenant G H Stain forth who preceded Orlebar with a GlosterNapier six also bettered Atcherleys recordwith a mark of 3363 miles an hour Investigation of T A T Crash Is Started by U S Major Young to Study Gen eral Weather Over South western Route vestlgators of the aeronautics bureau of the department of com merce today were completing an in vestigation into the wrecking of Transcontinental Air Transports passenger liner City of Sari Fran cisco on Mount Taylor N Mex with loss of eight lives Maj Clarence Young announced he will hold no hearings on the dis aster iu this city but said he jlanned to make an exhaustive study of weather and flying condi ions at all seasons of the year over he western flying routes His finding in this regard togeth er with observations he made at the scene of the wreck will lie madepub ic in Washington after the depart ment has assembled all of ita re lorts Major Young came here by lane from Albuquerque N Mex Sunday R J Hazen sent out by Capt Valtcr Parkin head of the Los AnT Loss of Life and Property High After Bomb ings Raids BULLETIN MUKDEN Manchuria Sept 10 official communique of the Majichurlan government tonight announced that tho rail way station und the telegraph and wireless stations at Pogrnn IchnRya northeastern Bfan ehurlff had been destroyed in fighting over the weekend by Russian and Chinese troops Forty Chinese soldiers and 20 railway employes were killed mostly by airplane bombard ment BULLETIN Sept 10 Kcutcrs dispatches from Har bin Manchuria today reported thnt complete anarchy prevailed in Manchuria border towns after widespread Russian air raids and artillery bombardments The town of Pogranichnaya was said to be infested with rqbbers and marauders of all kindswere overrunning other iaolatod bor der regions r ONDON Sept 10 L there havtbeen no formal de clarations of wai iese dispatches both today indi cated anapparent state of open hostility at points on the Manchur rian border Dispatches told of serious fight ing in progress intermittently since Thursday of last week assuming considerable proportion Sunday and Monday both at Manchuli and at Pogranichnaya the western and eastern termini of the Chinese East ern railway Heavy Loss of Life Reports indicated a heavy loss of life and of property as result of air raids and bombings heavy ar tillery fire and accompanying blazes A Chinese report that the fighting extendingalong the entire Man churlan border was taken to mean that clashes occurred between gar risons at other points along the 000 miles frontier There was a tendency in some quarters to regard the fighting as the heralded Russian offensive un May Be Near Declaration of War CLASHES OCCUR ON 2000MILE FRONTIER LINE PROPOSES UNION FOR EUROPE g WORLD SERIES TO BE OCT 8 FIRST GAME OF s attencHne tUetcnth assembly ol the Leajruo of t Aris Brlaad s plan for an economic UnitedStates of Europe The that his project is not directed against the United Slates Besides Briana rltfht photo shows nilnistlrs of leading countries which would comprise such n confederation Gustnv Stresemann Germany upper left Arthur Henderson Great Britain center and Paid Hymans lower left eles office of the departments he Russian offensive un aeronautics bureau assoon as the Blucher new head of IOWA WEATHER Fair Tuesday night and Wednesday not much change in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Warmest Monday 05 Coolest in Night 44 At 8 A M Tuesday 53 Ilainfall 03 With the vanishing of storm clouds which dumped a total of 25S inches on Mason City in 36 hours Sunday and Monday the threat of frost came Into the fore ground Monday nights minimum of was within 1 degree of the months low mark oig transport wasreported missing s conducting an intensive investlga lon of tho wreck from Albuquerque nd Gallup Hazen also will report his findings to Washington Major Young explained that the principal purpose of the department of commerce investigation was to find the cause and seek to elimin ate it in future flying To form an opinion now or to express one would be premature Major Young said I know the air mindedness of the American public will accept this tragedy as it would accept a similar unfortunate hap pening in any other mode of travel A scenario made from a novel Is fair enough It puts in enough new auu we oioux jicy service stuff to make up for that left company and subsidiaries hero yes Fountnln Inn Tribune terday the soviet fareastern army Chi nese soldiers Chinese dispatches in dicated opposed Russian movements vigorously and were said to have recaptured Progranichanaya after losing it earlier to the soviet troops The frontier city suffered heavily by fire In the bombardment Aa in the past both Chinese and Russians sought to lay the blame of aggression on the oilier army each describinghis own actions as defen TURN TO PAGE 16 COLUMN 3 Heads Service Companies SIOUX CITY Sept 10 J Bertke was elected president of the tho Iowa Public Service company Sioux City Gas and Electric company and the Sioux City Service Rapid Disposition of Vares Case Expected GASTONIA MOB KIDNAPS TRIO Three Men Taken to Lonely Spot and Were Lashed to Tree CHARLOTTE N Car Sept 10 mafks on their bndies as proof that they had been sfirited away last night from Gas tonia and beaten by an anticom munist mob three men returned to Charlotte this morning Themen Ben Wells Textile mill organizer C M Lell and C D Saylors Gastonia strikers said they had been taken to a lonely spot in Cabarrus county eight miles from Concord N Car where they had been lashed and then left to find their way back to civilization They were seized they said by SLIGHT FROST IN NORTHWEST Leaders Want to Get Way Clear for Action on Tariff WASHINGTON Sept Haunted hv ho 10 Haunted by the three year old T controversy over William S Vares Llty and InWOod Rei lght to a seat republican j TV leaders of the senate today were considering a quick settlement of port 4 Degrees Above Freezing DES MOINES Sept 10 Altho little damage waa caused a slight frost touched northwest Iowa last night the weather bureau here said today SiouxCity and Inwood reported 4 de O acmelUGLtt the Pennsylvania election case The republicans first want to down to work on their tariff measure and second they hopn t fill the long vacant Vare seat with republican vote which is sorely the impending tariff needed in struggle Senator Morris of Nebraska a a minimum temperature of grces above freezing Little rain accompanied a decline in the temperature thruout Iowa grees dast night Slightiy rising i rcsolutlon lo deny Vare his jsons may be all right if thedrlvnr temperature was predicted for tor resolution came before is of the four persons and not TURN TO PAGE 16 COLUMN 4 VII 41 t republican independent who la op posing the tariff measure con founded tho administration partv readers yesterday by Introducing flie mob which formed hi Gastonia yesterday after the trial of the labor leaders and strikers charged with the murder of Police Chief O F Aderholt had been declared a istrial when a juror became in ine The mob not only made a demon stration in Gastonia but also visited Charlotte and Bessemer City gath eringnear the home of Tom P Jimison defense attorney In Char lotte Accordingto the story told by the three men they were carried to the lonely spot about 30 miles from Charlotte and while they were being beaten a group of opposum hunters passed nearby frightening the mob mob immediately dispersed leaving the men Saylors said he couid identify some of the mob Auto Crash Is Fatal Near Austin Sheriff Finds Liquor In Car KIESTER Minn Sept ald Severn address unknown WHS killed 3 oclock Monday after noon about 12 milea west of Austin Minn Severn and two companions were riding in a Studebaker car heading east and collided with a WOMAN HELD IN JEWEL FRAUD Housekeeper Alleged to Have Bought Gems in Employers Name NEW YORK Sept 0 Maria J Leslie former housekeeper for Mr and Mrs Isaac IS Emerson of Baltimore charged with having taken out on credit in Mrs Emer sons name and resold worth of jewelry from the John Wanamalcer stores in New York and Philadelphia pleaded not guilty to a charge of grand larceny today General Sessions Judge Max S Levine fixed bail at which her attorney said would be raised later today A search for Mrs Leslie was be gun in June J928 afterthe sheriff of New York county had seized part of the jewelry from a Fifth avenue jeweler It developed that Mrs Emerson was in Europe at the time Mrs Leslie was found In a sani tarium in Connecticut where she was recovering from a nervous breakdown and she surrendered voluntarily yesterday Baseball Magnates Agree on Classic Opener in Chicago Sept 10 date V for tha baseball classic prices of admission and other detaijs were agreed on today at a meeting prs slded over by Judge K M Landis baseball commissioner Granting that the Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Athletics arc tha pennant winners the world series schedule will read as follows The Schedule bet Chicago Oct Chicago Oct Oct Philadelphia Oct Philadelphia Oct Oct Philadelphia Oct Oct Chicago Oct Chicago It was agreed to charge 5GCO for box seats and 5550 for reserved grandstand seats and for bleacher seats These piIces will prevail ut both Chicago and Philadelphia In event of rain causing postponement the game will be played the next day regardlessof schedule All games will start at p m The reason for tue opendate is r Suridaybasebal is prohi bited in Pennsylvania OfficlnIs ut Meeting Others attending the meeting were B S Barnard president of the American league John A Heydler president of the National league arid officials of the Athletics and Cubs xvhich appear to have the pen nant cinched William Wrigley Jr owner of the Cubs and William L Veeck president of the team were the representatives of the Cubs Thomas Shibe president of the Atii btics and Robert Schroeder secre tary represented Philadelphia Altho Commissioner Landis in vited five other clubs in botli eagues still having a mathematical chance of winning only the ropre Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Sept Mr Hoover and Ramsay Mac Donald are both peace loving tax saving co use ientious men but since 1022 have read nothing but You limit your battle ships to GO many an a well limit our cruisers to so and so You WILL ROGERS have this much tonnage under 10000 we will agree to ours over 9000 And both are still building and still arguing If both nations were absolutely on the level with this they would agree on a grand to tal of armament that each one could have whether it was in battleships or battleaxes cruis ers or cuspidors pistols or pa per wads shot guns or sling shots submarines or subways airplanes or airedales but wlien it was all added up it should weigh the same Then that will make the next war a tic and will guarantee that we fight another one Oh hum Yours WILL ROGERS Interest Growing sentatives of the Cubs appeared Athletics and Ford coupe headon Sheriff Syck of Austin was called and found liquor in the car The driver of the Stude baker waa held but the other occu pants of the car got away probably by bus to Albert Lea Minn An automobile for every 487 per 11TH DISTRICT GOP MEETS Congressman Campbell Backs Up His Stand on Tariff Measure SIOUX CITY Sept 10 Nortwestern Iowa republicans held a rally and get together here yes terday in response to the call of Dr Howard Pierce of Storm Lake eleventh district committeeman The political fest came to a close with a banquet In honor of Congress man Ed H Campbell who received the congratulations of his support ers for his work in Washington since his election last fall The meeting was regarded as the semiofficial opening 1930 campaign gun of the Congressman Campbell delivered the principal address declaring that actions in congress would ba for the best interests of the dis trict Speaking on tho house tariff measure Congressman Campbell gave his reason for votingagainst it that it provided for an in tariff which more thar offset the advantage gained for the farmer Slayer Takes Own Life to Cheat Court Missouri Killer of Three Sen tenced to Die Commits Suicide SPRINGFIELD Mo Sept 10 IP that he deserved to die or tho murder of three persons Newell Dobb Adams under sent ence to be hanged Sept 27 was dead today as the result of swallow ng poison tablets which he bad kept hidden in his cell in the Greene county jail for nearly a year His dying words to Sheriff Mar cell Hendrix and his wife Mrs Meada Adams were I did no de serve to hang but I guess I do de serve to die He retained conscious ness to the end Adams Thanks Sheriff Adams called Sheriff Hentirix o his cell and thanked him for the way he had been treated The offi cer had just left Adams when he was summoned by a jailor who told him Adams had collapsed The slay er had boasted to other prisoners he would not hang and His suicide came less than a week after Gover nor Caulfield refused to intervene Adams killed three people in a mad frenzy after he quarreled with his wife He went to the home of his wifes parents June 16 1927 to find his wife who had left him His motherinlaw Mrs Sarah Whalin 45 refused to tell him where her daughter wag and he shot and killed her Hethen went to the home of a friend of his wife Miss Zella Sinciair 24 forced her into a taxi cab and attempted to make her tell where his wife was She refused and he shot her inflicting a wound from which she later died Kills Detective Adams then went into hiding of Europe Plan League Delegations Eagerly Awaiting More Details on Proposal GENEVA Sept 10 of nations circles speculated today on the form which Aristide Briands United States of Europe would take Several factors in the speculation were particularly noticeable First growing enthusiasm for the project second disinclination to foster a political union and third Increasing belief that its function should be solely economic Started Big Thing The success which crowned M Bdands launching the ship European confederacy lias caused an immense impression and today some of the 28 national delegations invited to tho French premiers luncheon yesterday were beginning to think they had got aboard a big thing historically It was felt generally years might be required to get the confedera tion into practical working order but original scepticism that such could ever eventuate was disap pearing rapidly No details of the French pre STEEL COMPANY HEAD SAYS HE FIRED SHEARER Members Favor Probe of Propaganda at Geneva BULLETIN WASHINGTON Scpr 10 m senate naval committee today voted for an Investlgaf tlon of activities by American Shipbuilding corporations in connection with international naval limitations conferences Tho committees decision must bo approved by the sen ate A resolution to authorize the Inquiry is expected to bopf fered liy Senator Borah repub lican Idaho who first called upon tho committee to Inquire into statements by William B Shearer big navy advocate that he was employed by Ship building corporations to repre sent them at tho unsuccessful 1927 Geneva conference WASHINGTON Sept 10 letter from E G Grace presi dent of the Bethlehem Steel corpo made public at the whlta louse todaysaid the company hat severed connections with William B as soon as it had determined ihat he was a propagandist The letter addressed to President iloover was in response to a state ment by the chief executive saying he could not believe directors of ship building corporations had a direct part in Shearers activities but that miers project have been worked out as yet but in the next year they will be given much consideration and when the representatives of the government meet again in 1930 during the eleventh assembly of the league of nations the plans should he rather far advanced Must Get Together Best opinion today was that such a confederation would begin its work by emphasizing the necessity of frequent meetings of the Euro pean states to tackle and solve post economic problems caused by division of the contingent into 30 customs tariff frontiers Probably the most delicate point at stake is the achievement of Eu ropean economic unity without any state losing any sense of national sovereignty Europe means business said one European statesman today We are headed for economic ruin unless we get together Three detectives went to his room isfactory Mrs John Hammill Is Recovering After Gall Stone Operation DES MOINES Sept 30 Mrs John Hammill wife of Iowas governor was operated upon for gall bladder trouble at Iowa Metho dist hospital here today Following the operation her physicians Dr Oliver J Fay and Dr J T Strawn said the ordenl was successful and that her condition was entirely sat to arrest him and as Detective Franf cis DC Armoml stepped inside English peer Is knocked out in Adams fired killing him The other amateur prize fight Now we know wo subdued him and removed him j what is meant by a belted earl lo Jail Dallas News Shearer was employed by the Bethlehem Steel corporationGraces letter said to act as an observer at the Geneva disarmament conferencs for a 525000 fee of which Bethle hem was to pay a third Shearer Was Fired Tha communication added that as soon however ns Charles If Ichwab and Grace ascertained that Shearer had for years been an ac ive propagandist regarding Amer can naval policies the vos severed Further Grace wrote that to jest of the companys recollection1 Schwab and ho were not conscious if the existence of William B Shear r prior to December 1027 when vcre asked to comment on the rum r that American shipbuilding inter sts had maintained at Geneva dur ing the naval disarmament confer ence of the previous summer a prop agandist in the person of one Wil liam B Shearer We first branded the rumor as false the letter continued but up TUI5N TO PAGE 16 COLUMN X Spirit Lake Spillway Proposal Is Rejected DES MOINBS Sept 10 The proposal to build a spillway between Spirit Lake and East Lake Okoboji was definitely rejected yes terday when accepted the the state board of conservation against It Ie instructed W E Al bert state game warden to reject nil bids Gov John Hammill recommendation of Americanism Feeling offended when Europe calls us money wor shlpors listing the richest ones first when we namo our great men Wisconsin State Journal AUNf HEX By Robert Quillen I dont know of nothin thats relieved the troubles o1 poor folks like the install ment plan unless its rubber pants for babies ;