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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 11, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home XKXVyivE CKNrapEgtcbPY AND MASON H O M EDITION MASON SEPTEMBER 11 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE TO SITORS SHEARER WILL APPEAR BEFORE JIWVESTIGATORS Propagandist Is to Tell Story to i Committee BULLETIN1 WASHINGTON Sept 11 The senate today formally ordered an investigation of ac tivities of American Shipbuild ing corporations at the unsuc cessful 1927 Geneva naval limi tations conference BULLETIN WASHINGTON Sept President Hoover held a two hour conference with Secretar les Stimson nnd Adams and members of the navy general board today on the latest devel opmerits in the negotiations be tween the United States Great Britain for naval lirnlta iJoni but comment on what took place was withheld f T A or bhip Building Activities tlTASHINGTON senate aidit committee today bredered a favoraple report on the jporah resolutionproposing an iii of the activities of jfcinerlcan shipbuilding corporations fa connection with international conference Chairman Deneenwms authorised the resolution Immediately The committee which will Investigation has been fcalled to iheet tomorrow Adopts Borah Resolutions Without a dissenting vote it idoptedthe Borah resolution to au thorize the Inquiry There was hut little debate on the proposal rThe naval committee will meet to fciorrow to begin the investigation Senator MeKellar democrat Ten fiessee suggested that the investiga tion include a study of pro faganda on the other side of the navalquestion but Senator Robln of Arkansas the democratic leader Insisted that the inquiry be Birected at this particular ques tion which Is separate and distinct psom propaganda andwhich In Srolves Interference in what Is es sentially the foreign relations of JCTnlted States The resolution called attention to m statement by William B Shearer I TURN TO PAGE 5 COLtIMN 3 Aerial Traveler Says i Trip From Coast Was J Finest She Ever Had Sept 11 UBSay fng that It was the finest trio I fcyer had Mrs Cqrnelia arrived here yesterday after in Jerlal trip from Los Angeles The trip was madein two hops with n Change of planes at Kansas City ifjhe is visiting her two sons here Wea IOWA WEATHER J Fair Wednesday night and 4 Thursday rising temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazete weather figures for period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Warmest Tuesday 69 Coolest in Night 46 At 8A m Wednesday 61 Altho there were fears of frost JTuesday night the GlobeGazettes jninirnum thermometer Wednesday Jnornicgrevealed that they were Wttymuch unfounded The coolest iattperature of the night 46 was 3 higher thanon the night of Sept4 A warm sun Wednesday promise of banishing the frost threat for the time being W RULES THE RING With the recent acquisition of five circuses John Kin gUng above owner of Klngllng Brothers and Barnurn and Bailey shous now controls the greatest group of sawdust rings world In a transaction tt st of the five brothers purchased SellsFloto HagenbeokWallaco Sparks John Roll Ins oils and Al G Barnes circuses Tho Kinglirig family once lived at McGregor nnd tho Btngling circus Is claimed as an Iowa in stitution TO INQUIRE INTO USCANADIAN WHEATMARKETS FarmBoard Seeks to Know Reason for Dis parity in Prices Sept 11 vestigatton of the disparity be tween Canadian wheat prices and the prices of wheat In the north western states together with a study of the whole subject of grain storage facilities has been initiated by the federal farm b6ard Bureau of agricultural economics In the agriculture department has been assigned the task of conduci ng the inquiry A board announce ment today said the investigation would include a study of the situa tion in a number of border states It was said decision to initiate the inquiry was1 reached yesterday an3 a resolution adopted economicsbureau to take charge of the work The board said It had been ad vised by Nils A Olsonthe bureau chief that he would have investi gators undertake the work at once Board members said they ex pected the inquiry would develop comprehensive information on a number of factors entering Into the wheat situation DEALERS READY FOR OPENING Windows to BeUnveiled at Radio Show to Start at 7PM The windows of Mason City stores were veiled Wednesday preparatory to the annual fall opening which will start Wednesday evening The windows will be unveiled at oclock A band will furnish music The openingwillcontinue thruout the week A radio show which Is to he held at the Cobb furniture building will take place Wednesday ind Thursday evenings starting at 7oclock The admission is free MORRIS PRESSES FDRDISPOSAL OF VARE CASE Tariff Takes Temporary Second Place in Struggl e BULLETIN WASHINGTON Sept 11 suggestion that action on the Norrls resolution to deny William S Vare of Pennsyl vania a senate seat be post poned pending a report on the caso by the elections committee was made in the senate today by Senator Pittman democrat Nevada WASHINGTON Sept 11 The long standing question of seating William S Vare as senator from Pennsylvania today shunted to one side and replaced the tariff as the official subject of senate de bate Anxious that consideration of the tariff bill he delayed no longer than possible administration leaders were striving to postpone the Vare issue which was brot up by Senator Nprrisv republican Nebraska with the interodyctjon of a resolution barring the Philadelphia from the senate The measure took automatic precedence Would Deter Vare Case Pending was of Senator consideration of the Vare case would be deferred until after the senate meets m regular session in December In the event of its defeat admin istration leaders hoped to obtain tin agreement postponing a vote on the Norris resolution until next week so that in the interim the senate elections committee can report on the contest of William B Wilson Vares democratic opponent in the elections of 1926 Meanwhile senate leaders were studying the possibilities of the Simmons resolution adopted late yesterday under which the finance committee was directed to obtain from the treasury Income tax in formation regarding profits wages production costs and related data of American manufacturers and importers for use in considering the tariff bill Were Solidly Republican The resolution was adopted by a vote Of51 to 27 which saw many republicans some of them ordinar ily rated as administration depend ables ttie democraticinJe pendent republican coalition which is opposing the tariff bill drawn up by the finance committee majority The ballots against the resolution whichwas opposed by administra tion leaders were solidly republi canwhile 21republicans democratsvoted for it and 30 WELL VICTIM BETTER WHUlns Priest snapped in a hospital at Ottumwa after dramatic rescue from a deep well where quicksand had held him prisoner for 44 hours Ho was stricken with pneumonia following the rescue but Is re covering Kvale Minnesota Is Burned to Death Representative Met Tragic Fate in Cottage at BATTLE LAKE Minn Sept 11 J Kvale 60 year old con gressman from the seventh Minne sota district was burned death at his sleep last night when fire d e s t r o ye d his summer cottage n ear bttertail lake north of here Coroner Vigen said the body was found near the ruins of a cot where the porch was located A gasoline lamp and a stove had 10000 CHINESE TROOPS TRIED TO SAVE CITY Defenders Forced to Es tablish Second Line NearMulin BULLETIN MUKDEN Manchuria Sept official communique of the Manchurian government today announced that fighting which broke out at the end of last week between Russjan and Chinese soldiers at frontier points In eastern ond western Manchuria had ceased on Mon day evening CHANGHAI Sept 11 p dispatches to the semiofficial Tachung news agency today said 10000 Chinese troops valiantly at tempted to save the city Pogra nichnaya from the soviet invad ers The Chinese were said to have es tablished the second line of their de fense at Mulin concentrating there a still larger force While communications with Pog ranlctinaya were disrupted the dis patches said It was known the Rus sians were reducing the city to ruins while the populace ON TRIAL Asxnciatctl Prcsit Photo Mrs Lots Pantages wife of the theater magnate as she ap pcnrs nt her trial In Los Angeles on second degree mur der charge in connectionwith n fatal nuto accident Court Told Mrs evacuated It stated also that the soviet troops were advancingtoward Pog ranichnayafrom Tungningon the SInoSibenan border south of Pog rantchhaya The Russians were said to have captured and burned Tungning Sunday night Village Bombarded HARBIN Manchuria Sept 11 captain of a Chinese river steamer arriving here today said soviet troops yesterday bombarded the village of Kuocblatien Many were killed and wounded Railway authorities here were In ormed today that 50 Chinese sol TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 4 O J KV4LE ENLARGEMENT OF BOARD FOUGHT Sterilization Project Is At tacked by Super intendents DES MOINES Sept 11 largement of the scopeof the state eugenics board to embrace consider ation of sterilization coses outside of state Institutions was the sub ject of agenera attack from the superintendents of state Institutions and the board of control today The proposal wasbroached to the third quarterly meeting of the group yes terday by the Rev Charles E Sny der Unitarian minister at Sioux ity There are 30000 feebla minded persons not In state Institutions the Rev Mr Snyder maintained He suggestedthat the board consider for sterilization such persons as are reported by charity and welfare workers Dr Max Witte of the state hospi tal for Ins ins at Independence de clared that the board had no pow er to take any such action Other officials concurred In his opinion been in use in the cottage he said and expressed the belief that one of them may have been responsible for thefire The Kvale cottage called Trails End is in a lonely region 28 miles northwest of Fergus Falls and 11 miles from Battle Lake There are several cottages in the neighborhood but occupants of these said they heard or saw nothing during the night to indicate there was afire At Kyales home in was said the congressman left there Sunday He had joined other Mlnne cota congressmenin an outing with F4E Murphy publisher of the Min neapolis Tribune Monday night he talked with three sons Walter Robert and Arthur before they de parted for Chicago to Visit another brother Alfred PILOT KILLED ON AIR TOUR First Nebraska Event Has Fatality at Columbus Airport COLUMBUS Nebn Sept 11 iVP Cropsey 35 piloting a plane in the first annual Nebraska ilr tour was killed instantly shortly 3efore noon today when he crashed from a height of 1000 feet a half mile from the airport here The fail was In full view of several thousand people assembled to greet the 30 planes which are making a good will tour of the state Representative Kvale spoke In Mason City in the interests of the Robert LaFoIlette presidential cam paign1 in 1924 Farmer Takes Own Life SHENANDOAH Sept 11 Thomas Clarke Westboro farm em ploye died of poison which he had told persons who found him last night m a parked car near Ham bursvhe administered himself 13 Passengers and Crew Escape as Big Hydroplane Crashes TRAVEMUENDE Germany Sept 11 AH 13 passengers and crew of the Rohrbach superhydroplane Romar escaped with theirlives today when the greatcraft sank after a trial flight during which one of Its motors missed fire and the plane submerged after a forced landing The Romar rests in 60 feet of water Salvage vessels rushed to the spot but have not yet raised the hydroplane Airmail Contractors to MeetWithOTcial WASHINGTON Sept 11 Postmaster General Brown today summoned airmail contractors toa conference beginning Sept 30at which he will endeavor to reduce rates paid by the government for airmail transportation Eventually they may have the roundtheworld toura down to a basis where the twoweeks vaca tioner may take apolis Star Pantages Drove Car While Drunk Van Ryn Defeats Japanese Star To Meet Tilden Next FOREST HILLS N Y sept 11 Johnny Van Ryn forged into the quarter final round of the na tional tennis singles championship ahead of the field today The Davis cup doubles hero and former Princeton captain overcame stubborn resistance of Tamio Abe Japanese internationalist to win his fourth lound match 63 86 57 64 Van Ryn now Is in line to meet Bill Tilden In the quarter finals to Theatrical Magnate Swore at Hun LOS ANGELES Sept 11 The prosecution planned to intro duce further testimonytoday In an attempt toprove that Mrs Louis Pantages wife of the wealthy the atrical producer was intoxicated when the car she was driving col lided with one driven by Juro Rok umoto a Japanese Mrs Pantages is on trial on a charge of second de gree murder it beingalleged Koku motos death resulted from the acci dent Witnesses yesterday said Mrs Pantages apparently was unrici the influence of liquor at the time of tho collision Harry J Lederbrink contractor told the jury of driving up beside Mrs Pantages car at an intersec tion He said she failed to start at tho traffic signal and that ho stepped to the side of her car She was very drunk and swore at me he said Another witness Cyril T Holmes machinist testified the defendant drove into his automobile and he followed her to the scene of her collision with the Rokumoto car She was driving crazily he said and going 25 to 35 miles an hour As we approached the corner she swerved sharply to the left side of the street and hit n small sedan almost headon I sav Japanese children thrown thru the top of the sedan To Elect New Officers i AMES Sept 11 New of ficers for the Central Baptist as sociation willbe elected today as the closing business on the three day meeting of the association here HELEN HICKS IS STILL LEADING IN DERBY GOLF PLAY CHICAGO Sept 11 Hicks of Inwood L t New York Shot an 83 today to hold her 30 stroke lead over her closest rival at the three quarter mark in the 72 hole derby golf championship at the Flossmoori Country club Miss Hicks total for 54 holes was 239 NEW DISARM EFFORT ASKED Irish Free State Delegat Surprised Nothing Has Been Done GENEVA Sept 11 League of Nations today was calle upon by the Irish Free State t a general disarmamen Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Sept They are 18 differ ent red tape investigations as to why an airplane should run Into a storm Why dont they find put why a ship should run into One Why a town should run in to on e Why an indi vidual should bo allowed to ven ture out when he knows there is one at largo W1LL some place In fact lets all get together and be the aid of our chamber of commerce pass a resolution denouncing storms You can only defeat the elements by organization ao let all gov ernment and civic bodies get to gether with the real old fighting spirit and show old man thunder and lightning where he stands Yours WILL ROGERS RECENT RAINS CAME TOO LATE TQ1IMMJQP Yield to Be Below Aver age of Last 10 Years Reed Reports ES AtOINES Sept 11 rains of the last week coming too late to benefit Iowa corn mate rially drouth and heat have reduced the yield to below the 10 year aver age said Charles D Reed today in he state weekly crop bulletin Early corn was too far advanced for aid from rain the report ex plained and late corn was too badly ired Silo filling Is under way in Northeastern Iowa and a little sees ias been saved Reports received Sept 1 from about 850 monthly crop reporter of the combined federalstate crop reporting service Reed said in dicated that with normal weather 56 per cent of the corn would be safe from frost by Sept 10 72 per cent Sept 30 and if frost holds off past the average date Oct 5 till Oct 15 88 per cent will be safe The wettest part of the crop sea son followed the cooler weather of Sept 4 the report continued Some damage occurred from rain In the south central and southeast coun ties A white frost was reported In Lyon county Sept 5 and light frost spread over northwest counties Sept 10 Preparations for winter wheat seeding have been resumed since the rains Reed said Delayed fall plowing is catching up Glover seed hulling Is active with yields of from one half to two bushels an acre Red and alsike clover is expected to equal the ten year average With the crop reduced by the drought De lated haying operations were caught by the rains Pastures are reviving rapidly MISSING BANKER UNDER ARREST BLAMES HIMSELF Waggoner Wanted to Prevent Creditors From Losing Money BULLETIN NEW YORK Sept U Clinrles II Tuttle United States district attorney today wlred police ut New Castle Wyo to hold Charles D Waggoner pres Iflcnt oif tho BiMik of Tollurlde Colo for fedora authorities here A requisition for Waggoners arrest under a federal warrant Uas telegraphed to tho United States attorney at Cheyenne A warrant calling for his re moval to New York will be for warded by airmail UEWCASTLE Wyo Sept 11 HP D Waggoner president of he Bank of Telluride Colo arrest id here In connection with the ransaction by which he obtained 1500000 credit from New York anks on unauthorized telegraphic orders from six Denver banks said ociay he engineered the deal In the lope of protecting depositorsof his bank in Telluride The bottom dropped out of things in Telluride and a desperate move was necessary Waggoner said I would rather see the New York banks lose money than the people of Telluride most of whom hail workedail their lives for tho sav ings that deposited In my bank Done it All Himsulf Waggoner declared he planned and executed the deal by himself and had no confederates The bank of Telluride was closed and placed in the hands of the state banking department recently follow ing the disclosure of the half mil lion dollar transaction in New York Meanwhile the New Tork institu tions which were victimized have been making efforts to recover col lateral which Waggoner presumably forwarded to the Telluride bank aft er obtainingthe credit in New York Colorado banking department offi cials on the other hand are attempt ing to seize the collateral and apply It toward paying off tho Telluride depositors Decline Had Hit Bank Waggoner declared that the de line of Tellurlde once a prosper us mining town had hit his bank ind that with failure staring him in he face he conceived the Idea or TURN TO PAGE 5 COLTJMN 1 ORDERS GUT IN FREIGHT RATES Y cv OL uLf3tii rt J 11 Tt conference of the powers Patrick Schedule OH Grains From McGilligan foreign minister of the Saorstat government made the pro posal He expressed regret thatll years after nie close or the World war so little had been done to re move the weapons of war He hot the difficulties ofdisarm ament proteins might easily be ex aggerated especially if the tech nical mfnd prevailed Wife of Governor Is Showing Improvement DES MOINES Sepi 11 Mrs John Hammlll wife of the gov ernor is recovering from an opera tion which she underwent at Iowa Methodist hospital yesterday for re moval of gallstones Drs Oliver J Fay and J T Strawn attending physicians said that Mrs Hammil will probably be in the hospital for several weeks K C to Gulf Slashed Seven Cents WASHINGTON Sept 11 T Tho Interstate commerce commis sion has authorized tho Atchlson Topeka and Santa Fa and the Chi cago Rock Island and Pacific rail roads to reduce freight rates on grain and grain products from Kan sas City to the gulf seven cents a 100 pounds The reductions went Into yesterday the commission said Permissionwas granted under th recent commission decision permit ting southwestern roads to meet the reductions put into effect hy the Kansas City Southern on Aug 15 Four other roads have been au thorized to meet the reductions but they have not filed their revised tar iffs When these are filed the re duced rates will go into effect on one days notice 14 SEAMEN ARE LOST IN WRECK Belgian Vessel Sinking After Collision With German Steamer FLUSHING Holland Sept 11 seamen were believed o have been drowned today when he Belgian steamer Estella col Ided with the German steamer Irid ria in the River Scheldt near oorden Holland during a fog Tho Estella was reported sinking with only two her crew rescued AUNT HEX By Robert QuiHen I figured Sallie wouldnt marry again after John died but I see shes spent part o the insurance money for a sport model coupe ;