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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 16, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES CITY EDITION VOL CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY SEPTEMBER J6 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 5IOWANS DIE IN AUTO WRECKS GREAT BRITAIN ASKS DIVISION OF NAVAL UNITS I Wants Fifteen Vessels to Carry EightInch Guns LONDON Sept 1C exchange telegraph agency dis patch from Paris said today that Prance and Italy were likely to accept an invitation to a five power naval conference following progress in the Anglo American naval conversations but would insist that It be held in a neutral country T ONDON Sept 16 Britain desires from the forth coming naval negotiations at Wash ington between Prime Minister MacDonald and President Hoover that her total cruiser strength of 50 units tie divided into two categories those of 8inch guns and those of 6 inch guns it was authoritatively stated this evening i U S Proposal Differs The United States proposal is for 21 8inch gun cruisers and 15 6inch gun cruscrs of totaling 315000 ton The margin of dispute is at present three 8inch gun cruisers and a tonnage of 15000 as Great Britain suggests the United States tonnage i should be 30000 These facts emn i nale from a source in intimate touch with Prime Minister Mac Donald It is felt in authoritative quarters i that fivepower con is be held no later than the middle of January 1930 It has been suggested that the meeting should be a session of the adjourned Washington conference which is scheduled to meet in 1931 but Great Britain and the United States feel that it is time to consider th5 naval problem as a whole Total Claim 315000 Tons After stating the foregoing Brit ish requirements the statement on the position of the negotiations continued The United States proposal is for 21 8inch and 15 6inch cruisers But these latter vessels would have a larger tonnage than the corre spondingBritish cruisers The United States total tonnage claim is 315000 The disputed margin at present between the two countries is three 8inch cruisers and a tonnage of 15000 as Britain suggests the United States total tonnage should be 300000 More Powerful Cruisers The statement was generally in line with the expressed require ments of the two powers namely policing cruisers for Great Britain and fewer uut more powerful cruisers for the United States On bath sides there has been from the first meeting between Prime Minister MacDonald and Ambassador Dawes a desire to open negotiations by exploring the position from the bedrock and if these had not been conducted in the njost formal anc tentative way they might have broken down from the start Wea IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy Monday night and Tuesday Not much change in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 44 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Monday Warmest Sunday 11 Coolest in Night 43 At 8 A M Monday 50 Rainfall Trace Figures for like period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Warmest Saturday 72 Coolest in Night 51 A wind out of the south will drive away chilly weather This was dem onstrated anew Saturday and Sun day when after a night of frost the mercury was pushed up into the summer heat zone and the minimum for each night was well above the frost level slain in Textile Strike Riots Rogers Says SANTA MONICA Sept Philip Snowden Mr Ramsay Mac Donalds headman went over on the continent and talked the Allies out of half billion of G e r m a a ys money and he came back to England a big ger hero than MacDotiald Ho Ramsay says to himself I will do the going so he is coming over here So watch Him Herbert Englishmen are the only race of people that never travel for just fun Personally I think he wants to show ug the advantages of England retaining the largest navy You wont be asked for any monetary consideration Mr Hoover Just doa little fancy ship sinking Yours WILL S BODY IS FOUND TRACKS Police Checking on Ad dresses m Minneapolis and St Paul THE body of an unidentified man about 45 years old dressed in work clothes was found on the tracks of the Rock Island railroad near 1510 North Quincy avenue at oclock Monday morning Both legs were severed from the body The body was discovered by Ev erett Driskell 817 North Van Bu ren avenue laborer at a local ce ment plant who notified the police and the Randall funeral home The man was dead when Driskill found him He was taken to theundertak ing parlors by police and morticians and Coronor W E Long called May Havo Been Stealing Kide The exact manner of the mans death is not known Several theor ies have been advanced the most probable one being that he was stealing a ride from Minneapolis on the Rock Island freight train which stops here about oclockin the morning and that he fell under the wheels of the train It is not probable that he was on the track ahead of the train as the trainmen did not notice the acci dent leaving according to schedule Police are seeking to identify the man by a medical prescription made out to a Mr Copeland callingfor sodium silicate and signed by a Dr Max H Hoffman found in his pockets Several food inspection tags one from the Fruen Milling company of Minneapolis bore the name of Tom Flynn and the ad dress 3229 Humboldt avenue of that city and the other the name of George Neumann from the Minne sota Dairy and Food department at St Paul The address on the second card was obliterated Nothing more was found in the working clothes of the man save a small nickel Catho lic medallion pinned to his under clothes change and a small The man was amount of dressed in overalls and worjc shirt and old jacket Find Alcohol Near Body Police are unable to explain the discovery of an old pair of pliers a worn buffalo robe and a gallon tin of alleged alcohol halffull foimd near the body They are communicating with Minneapolis and St Paul police to check on the addresses and names given on the tags found in his pock ets An inquest will be held when dofi AGREEMENT HOPED FOR IN NAVAL CONFERENCE AngloAmerican agreement on the naval question was lirot ncoror realization by the statement that Prime Minister MacDonald left would confer with 1resldent Hoover in Washington in October The results of extensive discussions between President Hoover Secretary Sttmson below center and Secre tary Adams below right have been dispatched to Ambassador Dawes liclow In center is shown the launching of the cruiser Northampton built under the present program CALLED INSANE BEDOUINS LOSE 16 IN BATTLE British Troops Put Down New Outbreak Condi tions Nearing Normal JERUSALEM Sept 16 News of a new outbreak at Hattin near the Sea of Galilee in which raiding Bedouin tribesmen lost 16 dead and many wounded before be ing dispersed by British military patrols today again disturbed the peaceful atmosphere of Palestine where no troublebetween Jews and Arabs had been reported for a week There was a tendency to regard the affairs as purely local No fears were entertained that the affray would in any way affect the pro posed visit of 200 prominent Egyp tian Arabs to Palestine for the pur pose of bringing about a reconcilia tion of the two peoples Reports to the Jewish Telegraphic agency state there is growing feel ing among Egyptian Arabs that the grand mufti of Jerusalem recog nized Moslem leader is partly re sponsible for the recent troubles in the country Dissatisfaction with the grand mufti is said to be partly due to his alleged failure to account fully for funds raised in Egypt for repairing the Mosque of Omar Generally conditions seem to be rapidly assuming normal in Pales tine Install Underground Telephone Cable Cedar Rapids to Iowa City CEDAR RAPIDS Sept stallation of 31 miles of telephone cable between Iowa City and Cedar Rapids was announced Saturday night by the Northwestern Bell Teelphone company The line which will be underground will be used exclusively for long distance com munication Cost of the line will be Seven lowans to Share In Rich Estate CHICAGO Sept 16 testing claimants for the 51000000 estate of William Nelson McClln tock wealthy young Chicagonn who died under mysterious circumstances five years ago have reached an agreement for settlement the Chi cago Tribune said yesterday According to the agreement the paper said William Darling Shep herd who was McClintocks guard ian and who was acquitted of a charge of slaying his ward by ad ministering typhoid germs will re ceive half of the estate and the re mainder will be divided among Miss Isabella Pope McClintocks fiancee and two groups of cousiia from Ottumwa Iowa and from Cali fornia The cousins are Luelle Yoku Minnie Kerstens Williani J Eaton Charles E Eaton Archie Eaton Viola Eaton and Maude Walker ail of Ottumwa and Bertram and Wil liam Eaton of California Shepherd estate with received the entire the exception of an 10WAN SHOOTS DIVORCED WIFE Former Husband Attempts to Kill Woman Then Takes Own Life DES MOINES Sept 16 cause she obtained a divorce Sept 4 Mrs Roy Cook lay in a hospital here today critically wounded She was shot by her former husband who then turned tha gun on himself dying a few hours after the shooting which took place at noon yesterday at a farmhouse near Runnells Cook is said to have threatened to kill his wife if she got a divorce They were married at Bedford in 1927 Upon hearing that the decree had Cook who has been in Chicago is believed to have re turned to Iowa in an attempt to carry out his threat Mrs Maude Smith said Cook at tempted to see Mrs Cook Saturday night and when refused admittance he left returning Sunday Walking into the bedroom where his divorced wife was he shot her and then SEVEN ARE HELD FOR DEATH OF RELIEF WORKER Leaders Are Forced to Change Residences Many Times BULLETIN CHARLOTTE N Car Sept charge of conspiracy to overthrow tiie state govern ment preferred last Friday against eight textile union workers and communists was nolle prosscd when they ap peared in city recorders court today for preliminary hearing rVHARLOTTE N Car Sept 16 slaying of a woman ac tive in strikers relief work during Saturdays mob activities against communists and labor organizers with the subsequent arrest of seven men has brot further complications to North Carolina courts which now have before them five trials and hearings growing out of mob violence in textile mill strikes Officials and workers of the com munist party and the national tex tile workers union who stated af ter the mob flogging and kidnaping of some of their members that they had heard threats against their lives munists have adopted a policy shifting from hotel to hotel or else where keeping their whereabouts secret Several attorneys active in the strike cases have moved from their homes tr hotels where they shift their rooms from night to night To Hold Mass Funeral Considerable attention was drawn today to the announcement that the international labor defense would hold a mass funeral for Mrs Ella May Wiggins who was shot to death during the mob frenzy Sat urday Liston MOak of New York publicity director of the organisa tion said a sign would be placed on tha house where the body lay react ing Ella May slaughtered by the bosses black hundred martyr to the cause of organized labor Interest in the cases against the 47 persons under charges in connec TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 4 nil uiil Wi I annuity for Miss Pope under turned the gun on himself the terms of McClintocks will Early in 1927 however the cousins filed suit to break the will charg ing it was dictated by Shepherd A few months later Miss Pope filed suit for a widows share alleging Shepherd liad contrived to prevent the wedding Last May Circuit Judge Philip L Sullivan ruled that the cousins were legal heirs and Miss Pope entered into an agree ment for settlement in the event either group was successful British Columbian Kills Daughter Son They were both brot to a pes Mofnes hospital where Cook lived but a short time UL LIIC II11U Wll nlte identity can be determined I in the neighborhood of 5500000 Federal Grand Jury Second Attempt at Indicts C D Waggoner NEW YORK Sept 16 D Waggoner president of the Bank of Tellurlde Colo today was indicted by a federal grand jury for mall fraud in connection with the manip ulations by which he obtained 000 in credit from New York banks on fake telegrams Suicide Successful DES MOINES Sept 16 Harry Teegan 62 head of a plumb ing company here who was unsuc cessful in an attempt to take hisj life Aug 23 committed suicide yes terday ini the basement of his shop by hangicg Lost month he wns dis Alleged Kidnaper of Iowa Girl Released From Jail on Bonds NEVADA Mo Sept 16 Making bond for his appear ance to stand trial in October on statutory charges Bernard N Pohl who was arrested here Friday in connection with the kidnaping of Mamie Woods 16 of Des Moines drfit rr i been released from jail here lhen nimseln Police Investigation of Kresge Stores at Waterloo Will Occur WATERLOO Sept MacMillan Ship Nearly Crushed by Big Icebergs Explorers Vessel Held in Northern Ice Jam for 12 Days SYDNEY N S Sept 16 The escape of His schooner Bowdoin fom icebergs that bore down on her on Aug 18 was described today by Donald B MacMillan as the shave he ever had in 21 years of Arctic exploration The ship had left Maine and was sailing off from Fisher bay when it was heavy ice near Loksland Point For 12 days the Bowdoin was immovable in the grip of the ice pack altho clear watei was only 100 yards away the ex plorer said On the twelfth night the field in began to break up and the surround ing bergs began to move at abou four miles an hour It was a fearsome sight Mr MacMillan said The great VANCOUVER B C Sept 16 P Campbell Phillips 37 1 machinist ran amuck with a hatch et in his home here today killed his j daughter Joan 10 and his 4 year old son Eric slashed at his wifes head and then to conceal all traces of his Crime set fire to his house and ended his own life by cutting his throat His wife Lily 33 was taken to a hospital unconscious and critically injured A cornfed is more apt to lose her temper hope and her husbands love than weight while ing the arrest of William Foster here Saturday evening with four bottles of bay rum in his pocket and a breath redolent of the face lotion police officials announced that an investigate would be started of the bay rum business done by the local S S Kreage 5 and 10 cent store Foster stated that he always Otis Rogers attorney for his wife Rebecca Bradley Rogers above during her trial at New Braunfels Tex for robbery o tlio Farmers National bunk at Buda Tox In 102G testified from tho witness stand tlmt peculiar actions of the former Texas university coed before their marriagelias convinced him blio is insane It was Mrs Rogers fourth trial on tho rob bery offense punish able by death in Texas MECHANIC GOES WIFES DEATH Peacox Will Claim Sell W Defense in Murder Case HITE PLAINS N T Sept 10 UP Earle F Peacox who con DV nangiCg Lost month he wns dis nan weight while on a reducing purchased bay rum a the Krcgtre i covered almost overcome by gas Knnnlrcr j store some of them from 200 to 300 feet in height were plowing thru the field with a tremendous commotion piling up the shattered floes and r11 the time coming steadily down upon us While the commnder cautiously attempted to maneuver the ship thru the loosened ice the Bowdoia was suddenly lifted bodily and car ried over on her beam ends on a large floe by pressure of the sur rounding ice Slowly the pressure slackened and the ship slid down into open water After sliding by towering ice mountains with only inches to spare the Bowdoin swung behind a large berg and rode securely down the coast in the open water in its wake A scraped and battered hull is the Bowdoins memento of her en counter with the ice After refueling the ship the party will return to Wiscasset Maine the starting point of the expedition fessed killing his 20 year old wife and setting fire to the body wen on irial today for the murder The charred body of Dorothy Peacox was found along a lonely road near Greenburg N Y on April 27 Peacox was arrested anc olice sale confessed strangling his wife six days earlier then settins lier body afire to hide her Identity Will Claim Self Defense Sidney A Syme defense counsel has intimated that he will seek to prove that the 21 year old radio me ihanlc killed in self defense In Ills story of the killing Peacox said his wife threatened him with a pistol In his confession Peacox said tlv struggle which ended in the death of his wife followed a quarrel He said he met his wife from whom he had been estranged to attemp a reconciliation on their weddinj anniversary Investigation had brot out tha the husband had been friendly with other girls and that the young wif had been In company with othe icn Attorney Syme requested that Eu gene Bussey Johns Hopkins unt versity student be called as firs witness and then read a cable fron Colon Canal Zone in which Bussej said he could not be In court unt Oct 15 Syme explained that Bussy is a radio operator or a ship Bussy Important Witness Bussey will be an important wit ness Syme said adding that h would seek to prove that Busse was one of the lovers of Mrs Pes cox We have letters which must b identified by Bussey Syme sai unless the district attorney wi consent to admit them The district attorney Frank Coyne consented with minor reser vations Begin Rnnvlnj Jury i After other similar formalities MANY OTHERS N HOSPITALS AFTER CRASHES lagle Grove Girl Among WeekEnd Auto Victims By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS N a series of automobile accidents during the weekend five persons ost theirlives in Iowa A number f others are in hospitals as the re ult of injuries A sister and brother were killed Council Bluffs early Sunday orning when their truck was truck by a freight train Mrs B f Miller of Shenandoah was in antly killed while her brother Harry G Emple Omaha died sev ral hours later Hurt on Way to School R L Graves 23 of Prltchartl ille S Car enroute to Ames with is two brothers where one of them vas to enter Iowa state college vas fatally injured early Sunday norning near Ankeny when their ar hurtled from the road into a Itch Graves who was driving is e ieved by his brother to have fallen The brothers George and T I Graves are in a Des Moines hos pital where their condition is not re garded as serious On the Mississippi river highway near Clinton Jay Dewart 20 of ulton 111 yesterday ran Into a Chicago and Northwestern freight trainv which resulted in his death ind serious injuries to his conipan on Miss Helen DierkSOf Clinton Eagle Grovo Girl Dead The 5 year old daughter of John of Eagle Grove wag thrown thru the windshield of her fathers car when he collided with an auto mobile driven by Esther Derscheld She died a half hour later Among those injured in accidents vas the family of H J Happe a farmer near Carroll He his wife and their four children were taken o a Carroll hospital following a col islon near Willey All are expectcJ o recover HOOVER BACK FROM GAMP WeekEnd Visits to Moun tain Over for This Year WASHINGTON Sept 10 resident Hoover returned to tle white house today from n weekend visit to his mountain camp on the river The presidents guests accompan ed him on the return trip This is likely to be one of tha last visits the president will make to his camp this season Hoover utilized the visit for a conference on farm relief matters with Senator McNary republican of Oregon The senator who is chair man of the agricultural committee has notified the members of the farm board to appear before his committee next Friday for examin ation in connection with their con firmation Conferences also were held by Mr Hoover with Secretary Lament and William J Donovan who was one of the presidents political advisers during the last campaign the task of drawing the jury began Early in the examination of the Syme indicated that in talesmen sanity would be part of the defense I was mad Peacock Is alleged to have said in his confession in which the prisoner had quoted his wife as precipitating the quarrel by lookingover their little home and scornfully describing it as the snmo old dump Iowa Cllynn Killed IOWA CITY Sept 10 Is Winehart 24 of Cedar Rapids was killed at the Mount Burge power station north of here whrn he came in contact with a high ten sion line carrying 33000 volts of electricity AUNT HET By Robert Quillen There aint a man in this town would sign up for a ly ceum to uplift the commun ity if the advance agent was a man instcrtl of a good look in gal j ;