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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 17, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY VOL XXXVFIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIHB SBRVICa MASON CITY IOWA HOME EDITION gFPTnTUppp in SEPTEMBER 17 INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MONOPOLIES f Eight Unionists Freed on Charges of Conspir acy N Car Sept 17 LB oneday strike of all workers in textile mills of this section as a mass protest against the murder terror of mill owners and their government was called for today by communist and national textile workers union leaders The funeral of Mrs Ella May Wiggins a union member slain dur ing Saturdays mob activities against communists was the occa sion for the strike call Eight Unionists Freed Jt was issued last night after a day of hearings on strike disorder cases which saw the freeing of eight unionists charged with con spiracy to overthrow the govern ment of North Carolina the post ponement until today of a case against a labor leader charged with carrying concealed weapons and continuation of testimony in the hearing of 14 men accused of being members of a mob which kidnaped three unionists early last week and British Sure Agreement on Navies Is at Hand MacDonald Statement Differences Between Negotiators Sept 17 flogged one of them authorities took no nizance of the appeal for the mill I workers tb attend the funeral I shot as an auto I r7 aVi nlIenibersfromGastoniaSat urday and the mob opened fire on the truck Turned Strikers Back The mob had turned the strikers back as they tried to attend a com jmmist meeting at South Gastonia The inquest into Mrs Wiggins death was postponed Sunday untl next Saturday after seven men had T ONDON Britain thru Its press today hailed with approval the prospective AngloAmerican naval agreement which Prime Minister Ramsay Mac Donald caused to be outlined inde tail to British journalists for the first time at the foreign office yes terday Editorials declared in effect that with such c narrow margin as cruisers between the United States and Great Britain on the question of naval strength it wag scarcely imaginable that complete agreement could not be reached Several pointed out that the ar rangement must in any case be pro visional pending an understanding other chief nava powers of tile world Laud Negotiators Congratulations were offered to the American and British negotia tors The Times paid tribute to the concilatory attitude of President Hoover and the untiring tactfulness of Ambassador Dawes It recalled that Prime Minister MacDonald profited handsomely by the hard work of his predecessor in the cause of naval understand ing The official Downing street statement from inspired by the j men ntia been arrested on charges of man 1 slaughter I Mrs Wiggins had been active in v union work since a strike was de t clarcd at the American mills in Bes f semer City nearly four months ago Judge Thomas J Shaw sitting as n magistrate in lieu of a granc t ury said his inquiry into the mob kidnapings and flogging Sept 9 would be resumed today State Rests Case Against Girl in Bank Holdup Trial NEW BRAUNFELS Tex Sept 17 placingfive rebuttal witnesses on the stand the state today rested Us case against Mrs Rebecca Bradley Rogers former University of Texas student charged with robbing the Farmers S BldaTexM ta Bobby why are you so unkind to miise Dont you like her iv No I hate her Id like to pinch cheek like daddy don Opinion 3fi f iff I Wea IOWA WEATHER Fair Tuesday night and Wed nesday cooler In cast anil cen tral portions Tuesday night frost probnblo in north portion Tuesday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Warmest Monday 69 Coolest in Night 40 At 8 A M Tuesday 45 With such days as Monday and Tuesday one would know without referringto a calendar that the football season was here The maxi mum flirted with summer levels and the nights minimum flirted with frost Thats prime minister assumed particular importance here because It was the firstreally detailed and authorita tive word the British public has had regarding the progress of the ne gptiations which JMacDonald and Ai9kasaadorDawes have conducted during the I ast three months Outlines 2 Positions The British and American naval position as concerned with the prospective agreement is briefly as follows according to the statement issued here Great Britain desires 50 cruisers divided into two categories namelv eightinch and sixinch gun carriers Fifteen eight inch and thirtyfive sixinch gun cruisers would make a total tonnage of 338000 The United States wants 36 cruis ers 21 eightinch gun carriers and TUIW TO PAGE o COLUMN 3 PQULTRYMEN AT DEMONTRATION Shown What Type of Birds to Keep Out of Market Dealers Also Meet Cerro Gordo county poultry pro ducers gathered at the Chamber of Commerce Tuesday afternoon for the poultry demonstration and talks to be given by speakers representing the Farm Bureau the extension di vision of Iowa State college and the state agricultural department These speakers who included VV D Termohlen of Ames E O Brown ley of Des Moines Guy Thomas state inspector and Marion Olson county agent showed what typesof poultry should not be sent to mar ket Plans were made for a gathering of poultry dealers to be held he Chamber of Commerce Tuesday night whea Mr Thomas will pre side JUDGE SUSTAINS CLAIM OF GOV WALTER KOHLER Court Rules Evidence Against Governor Is Insufficient HAU CLAIRE WIs Sept 17 Judge James Wickbam today sustained the demurrer of Gov Walter J Kohler of Wisconsin tb ouster proceedings based on charges of alleged violation of the state corrupt practices act during the gubernatorial campaign The charges were filed against the governor by leaders of the progres sive party The governors political oppon ents had alleged that the governor sxpended sums in excess of that al lowed by state law duringhis cam paign for office l Judge Wickham ruled that the court had no jurisdiction and that the complaint does not state facts sufficient to constitute a cause for action He also held that the Wisconsin corrupt practices act is void insofar as it purports to confer a right of renwjyjalofthefeoyernor from of ice tion to the gridiron season Call Strike FORMER COED IS ON TRIAL POLICE FIND KIDNAP VICTIM Notre Dame Student Held Captive in Detroit For Nearly a Week DETROIT Sept 17 UPAfter mving been held prisoner since last Wednesday by kidnapers who blind folded him and chained him to a bed Matthew Holdreith Jr 24 son of a restaurant proprietor and a student n Notre Dame university at South Bend Ind was found late yester day and released by police acting ipon a tip No report of the abduc tion had been made to the police Inspector Henry J Garvin head of the police crime and bomb squad said he learned Holdreiths father paid to his sons abductors Saturday The youths release was prevented by the inadvertent cap ture by police of two of the kidnap ers as they left the rendezvous where the elder Holdreith was said to have turned over the money Second Panel Is Needed to Get Jury for Peacox Defense of Slayer to Be That He Killed Wife During Rage WHITE PLAINS N T Sept 17 second panel of 100 talesmen was summoned today from which to complete the jury to try Earl Frau ds Peacox 21 year old radio me chanic for killing his wife Dorothy At adjournment of the opening session yesterday seven jurors had been selected Questioning1 by theprosecution seeking a jury unprejudiced against capital punishment and by Peacoxs counsel who indicated a defense of unpremediated killing in a rage eliminated 67 of the first 150 talcs men Made Confession The burned body of Mrs Peacox was found under an apple tree near a lonely Westchester county road last April 27 Pxeacox arrested a few hours afterward made a confession police said in which he said he strangled his wife in his Mount Vernon N y apartment on the night of April 21 their first wedding anniversary when he invited her there in anat tempt at reconciliation The defense as foreshadowed n examination of talesmen by counsel for Peacox is that me husband killed his wife in a frenzy of rage when she referred to his quarters as the same old dump Frances Newman who told police that Peacox tried to get her to sav that it was she stupefied by intoxf cation and not the body of his wife that he carried from his apartment was in court She has been held as a material witness Peacox Will Testify Eugene Bussey former Johrs Hopkins university student who told of making love to Mrs Peacox cabled that he was in Panama as a ship radio operator and would not be able to appear before Oct 15 as a defense witness Counsel said Peacox would take the stand IDENTIFIES BODY OF RAIL VICTIM AS H COPELAND Nelson Recog Doyle Uncle nizes Forest Man City Following the testimony of Otis Kogers 27yenrold husband and defense lawyer of Rebecca Bradley Kojrers fiiat his wife wns Insimo when she robbed the Farmers National bank at Buda Icxns in 1026 alienists have taken the stand in nn effort to substantiate claim Tho farmer Texas university coed is on trial at New Braunfels Texas for thefourth time on the bank robblnccharge Above recent photos of Kehecca and Otis KoEurs below the court room arrows indicating the defendant and her attorneyhusband 200 Fire Fighters Make Way Out of Danger Area 15000 Acres of Land Razed By Fierce Flames Farms Land 50 Years Cant Prove Ownership Mo Sept If M Stephenson for 50 years farmed a 40acre tract near here But he cannot show that he owns the farm The original certificate was lost and Stephenson is now seeking to have the title cleared that he may show on paper that the tract is bis PORTLAND Ore Sept 17 hundred forest fire fighters headed by T H Sherrard super visor of Mount Hood national forest Who were trapped in the 18000 aero La De district fire Sunday fought their wayinto Estacada Ore today down the North Fork river and re lieved anxiety felt by forestry of ficials Except for lack of sleep the fight ers were little trs worse for their experience After a rest they returned to the fire lines five miles east of Estacada where they aided in stamping out the fire which threatened Estacada yesterday Still Fighting Blaze PORTLAND Ore Sept 17 army of wearly sleepless men was stationed along farflung fronts in the foothills of the Cas cades today watching the progress of a forest fire that in its erratic progress since Sunday had black ened 15000 timbered acres des troyed six houses a hotel a school a logging camp two temporary for estry camps trapped 200 fighters and sent one workman to a hospital violently insane The fire swept down from the Mount Hood National forest Sunday night and early yesterday a stiff southeast wind sent it roaring down the Clackamas river valley toward Estacada Ore a town of 2000 Be fore all available men could check its advance the firs had licked a 10 mile pathway to within five miles of the city limits Koads Blocked by Fire Somewhere to the east of the fire line in what apparently had been a raging inferno Sunday night when a strong wind whipped it into fury the 200 firefighters Kcaded by T H Sherrard supervisor of the Mount Hood national forest were either fighting new blazes or beat ng their way back to civilization Forest trails were blocked by fallen smouldering trees Roads which penetrated this district were strewn with ashes an inch deep in pliccs j TURN TO 1AUE 5 COLUMN I i Former Resident of Irvington Dies in Her Minnesota Home IRVINGTON Sept John Starks formerly of IrvingLon died at her home at Owatonna Minn yesterday of cancer Mrs Starks was taken to her home just a few clays before her death from Rochester Minn where she had been in a hospital for several weeks Mrs Starks leaves seven grown children and a host of relatives and friend many of whom live in this vicinity Mr Starks died a few years ago B body of a man which was found near the tracks of the Rock Island railroad here early Monday morning was identified at 7 oclock that night as Herbert Cope laud 35 a former resident of For est City The man with both legs cut off from the body at the waist when found by Everett Drisklll laborer was identified by Nelson Doyle his uncle who lives at Clear Lake Mr Doyle first saw notice of the death in a paper and as the name was familiar came directly to Masua City Mr Doyle notified his wife the dead mans aunt who was in Marshalltown and she returned im mediately Mr Copeland according to Mr Doyle had been in Clear Lake about tbsee weeks ago where he had driven in a new automobile Police received communicatioT from F W Mayer Marshalltown at oclock Monday night that John Copeland father of the dead man was visiting him in that city Herbert Copeland was separated from his wife and two children at Forest City some time ago Mrs Nelson Doyle and Mr Cope land arrivedfrom Maraballtowc Tuesday to arrangejqr thefunera7 which will be heldat the date not yet determined Report Liquor Was Served to Writer Is Probed Jay E House Claims He Had Drinks in Several of TopekaslHomes TOFEKA Kans Sept 17 Will Rogers Says BEVERLY HILLS Sept The old bromide about the south Istill fighting the Civil war so good It was suggested to the northern boys at their reunion the other day that they hold a joint reunion with the south ern Well they just pulled out their whiskers aud started they would never meet em till the south admitted they was wrong so that is one merger that is off indefinitely The north got all the pensions and the post offices They dont need anything else Yours WILT ROGERS vjtyL j i Attorney General William A Smith oday began an inquisition relative o published statements by Jay E House Philadelphia newspaper col imnist and former mayor of To peka that he was served liquor in 13 of 14 homes in which he was en crtained here last winter The investigation was opened by he attorney general at the direc ion of Gov Clyde M Reed Smith announced subpoenas had Jeen issued for seven persons as losts to the Philadelphia news paperman whose sensational alle gations relative to the liquor sit uation in the capital of Kansas verc made in correspondence with he Rev J A McClellan superin tendent of the antisaloon league of Kansas Those subpoenaed were an nounced as Charles L Mitchell printing and stationery business A J Carruth managing editor Topeka Statu Journal A L politicdl writer Topeka State Journal Dr R B Stewart physician J B Walker department store manager J C Mohler secretary of the state hoard of agriculture and Richard Hall stationery and printing busi ness REFLECTS THE FRENCH RESENT ELIMINATION OF UNDERSEA BOAT Look With Alarm at Pro postals of U S and Great Britain pARIS Sept 17 sec 1 tions of French public opinion have become alarmed over the at titude taken in the AngloAmerican naval conversations toward sub marines both England and Ameri ca are considered willing to elim inate French naval experts have gen erally asserted that underwater craft were essential to French de fense and certain newspapers have oday seized upon what they call the campaign against submarines as symptomatic of a combination against France i In circles close to naval authori ies it is admitted that France isi unlikely to accede to any measurn eliminating submarines But in authoritative quarters the eneral attitude is let us see what mppens nt the conference For these quarters the pour arlera at London and Washington iro simply a question of ironing out Inferences between the two natiorj vhich have hitherto been farthest ipart in their conception of the naval reduction problem When the United States and Great Britain have settled their oul tanding differences the parley of he five powers can begin without jeing foredoomed to failure as in he past But France does not expect to mve a hard and fast agreement HOLD MARSHAL FOR SHOOTING Lineville Police Officer Faces Charges of First Degree Murder LINEVILLE Sept 17 Charges of first degree murder were on file today at Princeton Mo against Pete Hartley night marshal here in connection with the fatal shooting of Garcld Hubbard 21 Hubbard died In a Leon hospital yesterday after Hartley is alleged to have shot him while putting chains on Hubbards automobile DRUGGISTSHEAR BROOKHART ON CHAIN STORES Senator Thinks National CoOp Needed to Save Retailer MINNEAPOLIS Sept 17 Senator Brookhart Iowas re publican independent told the Na ional Association of Retail Drug gists in convention here today that drastic regula tion of corpora tions engaged in interstate busi ness was neces sary to solvethe chain store prob lem The I o w a n who campaigned for President Hoover before the election and then brake with him on the farm orm a national organization to fos er cooperation among stores and ustomers as the only salvation of he small retailer All Look Alike He said all monopolies look alike o me and the chain store Is but a phase of the great monopolistic menomenon that is now transform ng the United States Into a finan cial autocracy The greatest cause oj economic discrimination and oppression he icld is control of credit under a monopoly created by state and fed eral banking laws The railroad B utilities manufacturers he said are domin ated by banking groups in New York The chain stores he continued could not exist if the peoples money were not collected far the whole country for their support in he big centers The outstanding evil t the time is the mobilization of the urplus credit of the country for peculative purposes Fight Is Political Economic Ninetytwo per cent of all Amer can business fails under tfils sys TURN TO PAGE 5 COLTJMX 5 BROWNWiLTBE ENGINEER CHIEF Hoover Selects Successor to Lieut Gen Edgar Jad win Retired WASHINGTON sept 17 President Hoover today appointed Brig Gen Lytle Brown as chief o nrmy engineers to succeed Lieut Gen Edgar Tadwln retired Brown will receive the rnnk of major general for a term of four years from date of acceptance of the post He was born at Nashville Tenn in 1872 and was graduated from the military academy in 1898 Brown served in the Spnnish ircsented to her to take or to leave hat is why official circles are mite for the moment They hohl hat much must depend on the cm the Santiago Cuba campaign and between the five pow in the battle of San Juan hill and rs for arranging the program foi the siege of that city he parley He also has held many posts turn out the country with the engineer corps EveryDayin The GLOBEGAZETTE ON PAGE The shooting took place SO across the Missouri border feet Shes a clever girl who can re H M BLAGKMER FINED Attorney for Fugitive in Paris Says He Will Appeal Case WASHINGTON Sept 17 Pi Harry M Blackmer former presi dent of the Midwest Refining com pany was fined in the Dis trict of Columbia supreme court to day for contempt in failing to answer two subpoenaes to appear in the trial of Albert B Fall nnd arry F Sinclair on conspiracy charges in connection with the leas ing of the Teapot Dome Blackmer was fined and costs for his failure to answer tha summons in the FallSinclair case in 1927 which resulted in a mistrial and a similar sum for failure to ap pear in April 1D28 at the time Sin clair was tried singly on the charges George Gordon Battle attorney for the retired oil man who to call SS2 AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen Ella likes to show off her kitchen full o newfangled laborsavin hickics but the only thing that shows any sign o wear is the can opener ;