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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 18, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North7 Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VQL XXXVFTVB CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SBRVICB MASON CTTY TOW A rnttoyiN JUWA HOME TION STRIKER 10 inon 18 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 296 FLOGGED French Attitude Hints at Split in Naval Conference FRANCE ITALY NOT LIKELY TO GIVE IN EASILY Three Nations Expected to Oppose Angles American Plan pARIS Sept 18 Overem A phasis of the preliminary naval accord between the United States and Great Britain may endanger the success of the projected five power naval conference in the opinion of some observers here of the interns tional political situation France Italy and Japan all will want to have their say when the conference meets it is pointed out and it would be a grave mistake for anybody to imagine these powers will be disposed to walk up and si on the dotted line In this connection significance is attached to a speech delivered by the French minister of Marine M Georges Levgues last night when he stressed the growing importance of the role of the navy in the life of nations Praised Part France M Levgues praised Frances con tributon to international justice anl understanding but warned that France would resist all efforts t open or hidden which aim at the destruction of European equilibrium V or at modification of the position benefit former erieiny nations L The inferior ratio fixed for France and Italy at the Washing ton con ference regarding capital ships had so little pleased these countries since it is stated that naval ex perts of many nations have been expecting that France and Italy would denounce this treaty with its battleship ratio of 553 for the United States Great Britain and Japan in the order named and 175 for France and Italy AH Favor Submarines Japan France arid Italy all said to deem possession of subma rines necessary for proper defense of their coasts and it is believed in competent French quarters that all would oppose any plan to abolish TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 3 Albert Lea State Bank Closes Doors Following 20 Years of Operation ALBERT LEA Sept After 20 years successful operation here the Albert Lea State bank closed Its doors here Wednesday morning Officials of the bank voluntarily closed the doors with no examina tion from the state banking depart ment State examiners will be pre sent sometime Thursday it is be lieved A C Erickson is president oC the bank SLAY TEXAS OFFICIAL Associated Press Photo John Holmes district attor ney at Borger Texas was slain by an assassin who hid hi his garage until Holmes his wife and mothorlnlaw drove in at night Wea IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy Wednesday night nnd Thursday rising tem perature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazete weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Warmest Tuesday Coolest In Nfght At 8 A M Wednesday 58 39 35 There was no doubt about the frost Wednesday morning The minimum temperature was below the freezing there was a breeze out of the northwest to em phasize the chilliness The breezo continued Wednesday morning and altho a bright sun was labpring valiantly the movement of the mer cury up the column was anything but rapid Tuesday nights temper ature was the lowest experienced here since last spring SENATORELECT VARE WINS IN PRIMARY RACE Organization Candidates Nominated in Phila delphia Primary PHILADELPHIA sept is a United States SenatorElect William S Vare still had a tight grasp on the leadership of the Phil adelphia republican organization to day despite the efforts of the re publican league to unseat him The candidates slated by Vare foi nomination for county offices swept to an overwhelming victory in yes terdays primary election the real fight being for control of the party machinery The battle centered around the of fice of register of wills for which Willam F Campbell slated by the organization for a third term was opposed by John F Dugan candi date of the republican league Had Lead of 165000 Campbell had a lead of morethan 105000 1529 of 1 590 divisions gave Campbell 279 627 and Dugan 112789 The other Vare slated candidates George E Kemp for city treasurer and Fred Schwarz Jr for coro ner won by even larger pluralities The republican league headed by Thomas Raeburn White for years a leader in indenpendent republi can circles was supported by Mayor Harry A Mackey and his friends TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 3 BROOKHART STILL FOR DEBENTURE Thinks Plan Will Be Incor porated in Final Tariff Bill DES MOINES Sept 18 iff views of Senator Smith W Brookhart were liberally expressed by the senator today before the opening of the annual convention of the Iowa Farmers Union A real tar iff the senator said was likely to emerge from deliberations of the senate on the pending bill Senator Brookhart asserted his belief that a debenture clause to make the rates effective would be included u the bill before passage by the senate When farm products are ex ported the secretary of the treas ury would issue certificates of deb enture for one half of the tariff rate to the farm board The debenture would be redeemable only by the treasury The exporter and importer would not handle it Senator Brook hart said The farmer according to the senator would then be in a pos ition to sell only when the price is LIQUOR DEALER ARRAIGNED IN FEDERAL COURT Nyswander Caught After Chase Thru Down town Streets OR NYSWANDER 604 North Massachusetts avenue who was arrested on liquor charges following a chase by sheriffs and prohibition officers thru the downtown districts Tuesday afternoon was arraigned in Federal court before United States Commissioner Stanley L Haynes Tuesday night on a charge of illegal possession and transportation of liquor cargo Bond was set at He will be tried on the first day of the next term of the United States district court at Fort Dodge Charges of illegal possession of liquor and resisting an officer were filed in state court on county attor neys informationIt is expected that a hearing will be held some time Wednesday Theodore Contes 118 Vi South Federal avenue who was arrested with Nyswander is charged with contempt of court It is expected that information will be filed against him in United States district court by county attorney on Wednesday Contes violated a liquor injunction placed against him sometime ago Hia bond was set at Federal Prohibition Agent R C Reko Sheriff G W D Conn deputy sheriff entered the Contes rooms which are above the Cosmopolitan pool hall thru sever al barred doors to investigate al leged liquor sales but found noth ing While there several men came to make buys laying their money on the table Sheriff Conn pocketed the money with the remark that he was playing bartender today and held the men in the room Sev eral minutes later Nyswander tered asking for Contes He was seized and a gallon tin of alleged alcohol which he carried under his arm taken from him Suddenly Ny swander broke away and dashed afoot to the street followed by FIND DETROITS SUBMARINE RUM LINE Will Rogers WICHITA Kans Sept Breakfast Tuesday morning at Beverly Jlills and dinner last night at Wich ita Plane full of passengers and a fine trip This morning we just hopped down home to C 1 a r e m o r c They was open ing my first talking picture Tuesday night in Los Angeles and charging those poor people and I just couldnt stand by and be a party to such brigan dage First night audiences pay their moneys to look at each other so if they get stuck they cant blame me It will be because they dont look good to each other Yours WILL ROGERS Associated Press Photo j Detroit rum runners used a submarine cable to bring liquor from Cunadn border patrol tfilP covered Liquor was first run from the Canadian shore to the Island In tho background there loaQcil on a sled in a submerged bouthouse and brot unseen to tho TT S shore where a diver unloaded it Dotted lino shows courseof cable Inset shows man in diving suit holding end of cable Official Action Sheriff Conn and Reko in their car After a chase thru the streets dodg ing in and out of moving cars Ny swander was caught before Ray Seneys jewelry store He was tak en with Contes to the county jail OREGONTOWN IS THREATENED Forest Fires Forcing Resi dents to Leave Their Homes PORTLAND Ore Sept 18 Ul a little town of 800 in habitants 30 miles northeast of here on the Washington bank of the Columbia river was the center of forest fire activity in the Pacific northwest today Defeated on two other fronts at Yacolt in Washing ion and Estacada in Oregon 30 miles north and 35 miles southeast f this city respectively the sweep ng red menace had swung around and was advancingon Stevenson irom the north east and west Stevenson was virtually isolated fires having burned out telephone and telegraph lines and halted traf fic over the north bank highway be tween that city and Vancouver 325 Battle Blaze About 125 volunteer fighters were able to proceed to Stevenson by way of the Bridge of the Gods from Hood river Oregon however Scores of fires were reported burning in the vicinity of Steven son the closest being about one mile west of the town Another was held Topeka Is Ended Columnist in Letter Calls His Statements About Parties Folderol TOFEKA Kans Sept IS The storm of public discussion and official investigation aroused in this capital of the first prohibition state by a statement of Jay E House Philadelphia newspaper col umnist that he was served liquor in 13 or 14 Topeka homes visited by him last winter and that an av erage of four drinking parties to the city Mock was maintained nightly appeared today to have been but a tempest in a teapot In a letter toA J Carruth Jr managing editor of the Topeka State Journal read before a group of investigating state officials yes terday House a former mayor of Topeka termed his statements fol derol Stirred Entire City The charges which so stirred the city and the state were made by the Philadelphia writer in a letter to I the Rev J A McClellan superin I tendent of the Kansas antisaloon league McClellan published the letter and GovernorClyde M Resd prdered Attorney General William TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN i Late Corn Is right Passage of the tariff bill in greatly modified form was looktd for by Senator Brookhart before the end of October WONT SANCTION WIFE TRADING Court Refuses Divorce Peti tions of Wisconsin Couple CHIPPEWA FALLS Wis Sept 18 conventions won it victory in county court here late yesterday when Judge E Cook refused to sanction a wife trade which startled the countryside about New Auburn last November Judge Cook refused to grant di vorces to Edward W Heidelberger and Mrs Bessie Brown two of the principals IWTIIAI vkuwLi4ei wiis iieiu f In timber two miles north of The divorce suits would have village The volunteers from Hoodicleared the way for consummation river were fighting the latter blaze T Property loss in the vicinity of Stevenson was said to approximate wa attiu LO approximate Lu LMt ciuciuerger nome m ex 5400000 not Including the destrucchange for Mrs Heidelberger and tion of standing timber six children who went to the Brown Yacolt seriously threatened Mon day night when fires swept peril ously close to the outskirts of the town wis declared out of danger hut a train of flat cars was being kept handy to move out the entire population should an arise Estacada was also seriously en dangered Monday when the La Dee fire in the Mount Hood national for TURX TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 4 of the wife trade by which Mrs Brown and her five children came to the Heidelberger home in ex home Since November the judge learned Mrs Brown has been HeiJ elbergers housekeeper and that Mrs Heidelberger has served in like capacity for Brown The families farms are near each oilier at New Auburn The new census will list the unem ployed but probably wont include the six in this office vlew Midwest Heavy Frost Plants on High Ground Escape Ruin From Mer cury Drop A heavy white frost Wednesday morning damaged the most ten der houseplants and vegetables in this vicinity and is believed to have stopped the growth of late coin especially crops in low places The temperature registered a minimum of 29 degrees on the GlobeGazette thermometer while at the plant of the American Sugar company probably more represen tative of conditions in the farming area the mercury sank to 26 de grees Tender Plants Damaged Foliage plants tender vegetables such as tomatoes and flowers in un protected places or low altitudes were damaged Plants of the type most likely to be hurt by a frost however escaped damage because they were on higher ground Prox imity to buildings also saved hun dreds of plans from ruin Just what the damage has to corn has not been determined It was evident however that the green corn which makes up prob ably 15 per cent of the acreage in Worth Iowa had suffered As result there will be considerable spotted soft corn Made New Record The drop to 26 degrees was the coldest for this time of the year registered at the American Beet Sugar company plant since the weather bureau was established there The Wednesday morning frost was the second one thus far this fall a light touch of it being evident on Saturday morning Coldest Since 1890 DES MOINES Sept 18 coldest Sept 18 since 1890 wns re corded today Temperatures in mticii of the state fell Jo below freezing while almost every government weather station reported readings well below 40 degrees Webster City which reported the coldest weather in the state at 25 TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 4 Col Stewart Is Royal Dutch Firm Loser in Battle of Proxies May Join Rockefeller Competitors CHICAGO Sept 18 street heard today that Col Robert W Stewart who was ousted last spring from the chairmanship of the Standard Oil company of In diana in the RockefellerStewart battle of proxies had sailed for London to confer wtih leaders in the European oil trade No one was able to speak with any authority as to the purpose of his trip abroad Sinse his defeat for reelection as head of the Indiana Standard oil Colonel Stewart at no has indicated his plans for the future Information La Salle street had today was that Colonel Stewart would reach London Friday on the Majestic and that he would visit Sir Hsnri Detercilng directorgeneral of the Royal Dutch Petroleum com pany chief competitor of the Rocke feller interests for the world oil trade Chloroform Blamed for Girls Death Man Ordered Held QUINCY 111 Sept 18 halation of chloroform caused the death of Frances Lifer 24 former ly of Kcokuk Iowa a coroners jury decided yesterday and ordered W F Seymour an acquaintance of the girl into teclmical custody No evidence was found to show thereason for the girls action In capital nnd She is said to have purchased a liniment containing chloroform to cure a headache Her body is alj Well anyway a CHICAGO CUBS WIN PENNANT PITTSBURGH Sept 18 lost Its lust hope for the National leiigue penimnt tmlay when Ihe Pirates lost to Boston 5 to 4 in the first RIIDIB of n cloubleheiHler The Iirutcs defeat was enough to assure Chicago of the fliig HALF OF IOWA CORN IS LIKELY TO MISS FROST Range Is From 25 to 95 out State DES MOINES Sept 18 Slightly more than half of Iowas corn crop is safe from frost the weekly weather and crop report is sued today by Charles D Reed government meteorologist here said This is better than the aver age for the lust 10 years and some what better than the Sept 1 expec tations Estimates range from 25 per cent safe in several southern counties to as much ns 90 to 95 per cent safe in portions of Ida and Buena Vista counties Late corn still is in roasting ear stage Silo filling and fodder cut tingis far advanced and consider ably hogging Is under way the re jort continued Altho winter wheat seeding prep arations are going forward not ixuch has been seeded the ground icing too hard for plowing in some counties Some third crop alfalfa the vield of which generally was light was cut during the week Some sweet clover also was cut An uu tsually large number of reports vere received of increased acreage of clover cut for seed and hulling eturns show fair to good yields Potato digging and onion lifting ire underway the report concludes vhile canneries are rushing the sweet corn and tomato pack VICTIM TAKEN FROM HOME 3 MEN BEAT HIM Mass Protests Thruout Country Planned By Workers HARLOTTE N Car Sept It Tessuer 24 year old 31ganizer for the national textile vorkers union was taken from his tome in Kings Mountain early to day spirited by three men across he South Carolina line and beaten He was brot to Charlotte after rc rling to Sheriff Wright of Gaff uey S Car He said he could identi y the men His story for the most part was old for him here by Listen M Oak mblicity director for the interna ional labor defense Oak inform ng newspapermen that Tessner had been choked so badly his throat was sore Took Him From Home Tessners story was that there was a knock at the door of his lome about 1 oclock this morning and that when his wife went to see who it was she was informed by the three men that they had a warrant for Tessners arrest They entered and ordered him to ret out of bed When he told them to read the warrant he was graobed and pulled from the house he said the men choking him when he at tempted to scream They placed him in an automobile and kept his face so covered that he had no idea where they were taking him Once they stopped and two of ppnf erred while the other longr bridge he halted and this time forced him to accompany them to some dense Got Clubs From Trees There they pulled clubs from the trees and flogged him When they had finished Tessner said one of the men looked up to a nearby ree and Theres a good nmb to hang him on Something was stud about getting a rope and another of the men asked if an in ner tube wouldnt be long enough Ihey dealt him a few more blows one of which was on his chest and which was he said responsible for jagged wound several inches long They ordered him to take to the woods and as he ran fired a shot After about 20 minutes Tessner said he left his hiding place and walked to a house nearby in which n man by the name of E L Smith was living Wanted Some Clothes I called him and he came to the door I asked him to give me some thing to wear hut he said he had a patient at the point of death and for me to go somewhere else I told him I wouldnt leave without some clothes and he gave me a pair of Billion Dollar Bank Chain Being Formed By Firms Thru East NEW YORK Sept 18 WHEAT GOOP GETS Half Million Loaned to Northwest Growers by Farm Board Rumors that the Marine Trust com pany of Buffalo together with Stone and Webster and Blodget Schoellkopf Hutton and Pomoroy nnd other New York investment banking interests are planning a SI 000000000 chain banking organ ization received official confirma tion today A holding company will be in corporated in Delaware to be known ns the Marine Midland com pany nnd negotiations arc already near completion for the acquisition of about 15 important New York state banks A new bank to be called the Marine Trust company of New York City will be formed to give the chain a Wall Street unit It Ls expected that it will have paid WASHINGTON Sept IS LVl The federal farm board today ap proved a loan of 5500000 to the North DakotaMontana Wheat Growers association of Grand Forks I N Dak surplus of about The loan is supplemental to one already granted by tho federal in termediate credit bank of St Paul Minn The advance will be 10 cents a bushel oh wheat held by the associa tion with a provision that the com bined sums obtained from the in termediate credit bank and the farm board shall not exceed a bushel The board said this association was the first to qualify for the sup plemental loans which the farm board has announced it was ready to make to cooperative grain grow crs associations Plans for these loans were dis cussed at the boards Chicngo con ference with national farm organi sation representatives overalls Tessner said he showed his wounds to Smith and his son International labor defense has announced that mass protest meetings had been called thruout the country for Sept 21 and 22 he cause of shooting to death of Mrs Ella May Wiggins a union worker during mob violence Police Chiefs to Hear Lawyers MARSHALLTOWN Sept 18 Tl police chiefs in session here today were to hear reports from other branches of the attorneys and sheriffs The relationship of Damon closer ami AUNT HET By Robert Quillen A woman is goin to be happy if her husband keeps on boin kind o scared an worshipful after he finds out he snores ;