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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 25, 1929, Mason City, Iowa m North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES HOME EDITION if VOL XXXVFrvB CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 25 1929 AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTALSERVICENO 302 CROSSING ACCIDENT HOLDS REQUEST FOR SPECIFIC FACTS WAIR Howell Says Hoovers Demand Should Not Have Been Made WASHINGTON Sept 25 Senator Howell republican Ne braska holds that it was unfair President Hoover to call on him to furnish the department of justice definite facts with time and place to back up his statements in the senate last week that the dry lav is being violated in Washington His assertion that the prohibi tion law was being violated here tout could be enforced if the chief executive insisted on it brot a prompt statement from the White House expressing the Presidents as sumption that he would not mako these charges unless they were based upon definite facts and his dsire to have the capital made A model in the Country for enforce ment Hlnkes Jleply Assorting he was not able to give such facts and that he felt they should not be demanded of a seu ator the Nebraskan who supported President Hoovers prohibition views duringthe preelection campaign took his first opportunity to reply in the senate I spoke from what is common knowledge he said and what i outside of Washington to DC the conditions inside Washington ithe repositoryof our constitution Legge Ansvjalf Senate Critics With Stern NW TRAIN remains that r legging thrives in Washington Suggests Butler He suggested that Major General Smedley Butler commander of the Marine Post at Quantico Virginia is now engaged in drying up the village which it surrounds be brdt to Washington for that purpose on the strength of his record as of the police clean up cam pnJgn in Philadelphia several years ago He read from reports of prohibi tion agents which disclosed he said that prohibition was disregarded in some of the leading hotels in Wash ington Will Rogers CIMARRON New Heres your real cattle country Heres where Charles Dawes comes out ana fishes and peo ple thot it was necessary not only for our pr e s i d e n t to come west and fish but even the vice presi dent I see where t h e president has asked Sena tor Howell to bring him in some proof that the people in Wash ington was drinking Well every thing works to the advantage of somebody Look what that will do for the truckmen if Howell decides to haul the empty bottles up to the white house to show him Course if Howell dont want to pay for all that trucking be can just take up some other con gressmen Yours WILL ROGERS BADGER SOLON FLAYS HOOVER SLIDING TARIFF T T i bays Harding Intrigue Destroyed Usefulness Sept 25 Senator LaFollette republican Wisconsin said in the senate today that intrigue and political influ ence of President Harding and Cool idge had destroyed the usefulness of the tariff commission and resulted in tragic failure of the flexible provisions of the tariff law Hardings simple faith in the 1C you close one of those great school of protection and Cool irTimq VntylnTwfl vifmr nF flin TURN TO PAGE 1 COLUMN 5 SHOOTS HIMSELF WITH REVOLVER Wells Minn Man Despond ent Over III Health and No Work WELLS Minn Sept spondent over having poor health find being out of work prompted Lee Sleinmeier to take his life by shoot shortly after 7 oclock this morning at the home of his uncle SFred Leider Sr He waa 26 years Bold and the son of Henry Stein imeier of Detroit Mich He used a f38 caliber revolver for the act Fu have not been IOWA WEATHER V Mostly cloudy Wednesday nigljt and Thursday probably showers cooler LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Warmest Wednesday 31 Coolest In Night 56 At 8 A M Wednesday 01 The mercury baa been doinp a steady climb up the column for the past sixdaya the successive steps being 48 60 68 82 83 and then on Tuesday 84 Wednesday morning at 8 oclock the reading was 2 degrees higher than at a corresponding hour Tuesday Perhaps the climb is not yet finished idges Now Kngland view of the tariff LaFollette asserted led to a packing of the commission with tariff lobbyists With the exception of five cases he added the flexible tariff had moved in but one direction and that was upward President Hoover as secretary of commerce LaFollette continued tolc the committee hearing tbe nomina tion of Vice Chairman Dennis of the tariff commission that the flexible provision had been miserably ad ministered Congress could revise the tariff in much less time than the tariff commission the senator said Hoover With Regulars WASHINGTON Sept 23 The senate today was plunged into its first major conflict of the tariff debate with the flexible rate policy the point at issue The republican regulars advocat ing continuance of the policy had the full weight of administration prestige behind them President Hoover having made it the occasion for his first public pronouncement on the bill since it was first laid before the present congress in the bouse Ranged against them was the solid democratic leadership advo cating repeal of the flexible provis ion which was written into tbe Ford neyMcCumber act seven years ago on the ground that in authorizing the president to raise or lower rates after investigation by the tariff comrission it delegated to the executive powers which should be confined to congress Counted on Borah The democrats were counting on the support of 10 to 14 members of the republican independent group headed by Senator Borah of Idaho one of President Hoovers leader campaigners last year With such addition to their voting strength they believed they would be able to take the flexible provision out of the bill in the senate and looking Fo6a Offers Lure Victims to Slaughter Wholesale Murder Occurred in Remote Part of Kansu BULLETIN HANKOW China Sept 25 W Nationalist government authorities hero tonight stated that the revolt at General Chang FalcWei leader of thu famous Cantonese Ironside division had been broken Changs soldiers were said to bo surrounded at Lichow on tto borders ot Hunan and Hupeh nftcr a serious defeat with heavy casualties BULLETIN HANKOW China Sept 25 Massacre by Chinese of 3000 Moslems in remote Kausu province recently was con firmed today by letters from Missionaries in the affected area The slaughter occurred in tho last days of August but news of it reached here lato because ot the primitive communica tions with Kansu HANKOW China Sept 25 Additional details of the alleged Chinese massacre of 3000 Moslems in a remote part of Kansu province indicate the affair took place at Taochpw an old city in southwest Kansu on the Tau river According to Information cpnald ercdauthentIcftftebfcrpadcKiqfSi ripMosiein which was part of a generalMb hammedan rebellion in Kansu going on during the last two weeks in the southwest of the province Chi nese authorities under tho order of provincial authorities at Lanchow asked Moslems to convene at Tao chow for a conference and to re ceive roasted barley Butchered Like Sheep After the Moslems arrival all of the males between the ages of 15 and 50 were separated from the wo men and children taken outside the city walls and butchered like sheep No word reached the women un til the next day when pitiful scenes were enacted while women sought to identify their dead Their mourn ful cries echoed thru the city The Moslems were concentrated in Taochow as a result of intense famine In southwest Kansu which resulted in thousands of Mohamme dans being reduced to desperation or starvation their suffering inten sified by being forced to live sheltered as a result of their war fare with the Chinese Hoped to Get Food As a result of these conditions 11 was considered that the Moslems were willing to meet the Chinese al Taochow in the hopes of procuring food Reports indicate when the Moslems became aware the Chinese authorities intended to kill them they requested no mercy Hochow a hundred miles north west of Taochow is reported be sieged and Chinese of the Taochow neighborhood are reported panic stricken as a result of the massa ere fearingHochow Moslems wil ravage Taochow countryside ant wreak vengeance The locality con cerned Is one of the most isolated In all Asia rendering acquisition of In formation most difficult COOLIDGES LEAVING CHURCH to its ultimate elimination claimed support for their they view among democrats opublican inde pendents and even republican regu lars in view of the argument made against the policy by Representative Beck of Pennsylvania The president in his puulic state ment described the flexible tariff as a necessity in protection of pub lie interest Asserting that under the provisions of the law the presi TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 5 HEAD OF FARM BODY WILLING TO GO HOME Delay Beats Going Off Cocked Chairman Contends Sept 25 Concluding two days of testi mony before the senate agriculture committee Chairman Legge of the federal farm board said today that you cant hurt my feelings by send ing me home and added he did not demand credit for having been se lected for the post he holds Legges statement was made after Senator Frazier republican North Dakota earlier at the committee session had said the farmers of the nation had lost confidence in the board because of the manner in which the board had tackled the agricultural relief problem No Charity Desired The farm organization Legge asserted wanted a business man on the board and I was considered to be in as close touch with the farmer from the limited field available I do not believe the farmer Is seeking a handout or any charity If we put this money out haphpz ardly no one would be benefited and it would soon be gone I believe our job should be done with consider ation for measures of reasonable safety YANK MANAGER DEAD Associated Press Photo John Coblidge son of the former president and his bride who was Florence Trumbul daughter Connecticuts governor arc shown as they were leaving the little church at Wainvllle Conn where they were married By telephoto from New BANDIT SOUGHT IN EAST IOWA Lone Robber Gets Fires Shots at Daven port Men DAVENPORT Sept 25 lone bandit driving a blue coach without license plates is sought In eastern Iowa today for the holdup of E W Mott attendant at a gas station in Tipton and Joe Quinn at Quinns Park near the Wapsi river 20 miles north of Davenport last night The bandit obtained 59 from Mott and 515 from Quinn He fired several shots at a group of Daven port men who chased him in auto mobiles Fog Enemy of Aviation Now Beaten Army Pilot Lands Plane at Mitchel Field With Cockpit Covered MITCHEL FIELD N Y Sept 25 of fog as a hazard of flying seemed assured to day In a demonstration night three had taken the witness chair to con would not attempt this position un der any misapprehension Legge previously had promised to do all in his power to bring a great er share of prosperity to the farmer Wheat Stability Delayed Chairman Legge early in his tes timony said that wheat would be stabilized only at a time when it seemed necessary and after a mar ket organization considered capable of carrying on stabilizing operations had been perfected Mr Legges wrangling with Sen ators Caraway of Arkansas and Smith of South Carolina both democrats began soon after the farm board chief took the stand Consider Appointments The committee is considering the nominations of Legge and other board members who have been serv ing under recess appointments all summer and the board chairman WILKINS PLANS ANTARCTIC TRIP Says He Will Call on Com mander Byrd at Bay of Whales NEW YORK Sept 25 tain Sir Hubert Wilklns announced today that he will sail Saturday on his second HearstWtlkins expedi tion into the Antarctic He said he expected to visit the camp of Commander Richard E Byrd at the bay of Whales and penetrate much further into the great white south than on his trail blazing expedition last winter Accompanying him he said will be Parker Cramer of Clarion Pa and Al Chceaeman of Winnipeg Man pilots and Orvil Porter Me chanician Leaving Montevideo Uruguay on the whaler Melville about the end of October Sir Hubert expects to reach Deception island before the middle of November ft STATION PROBE BEING DELAYED Inability of Witnesses to Tes tify Brings Halt to In vestigation ST ANSGAR Sept the cause of the explosion still unes tablished and any investigation of the events leading1 up to the Champ lin Oil station accident here Satur day delayed because of the inac essibility of witnesses an official statement concerning the tragedy probably will not be issued Wed nesday Just the cause of the explosion still remains a mystery and in the opinion of many St Ansgar resi dents will remain so A thoro investigation of the case by the county attorney and Mayor Ed Tessman has progressed as far as it can until ajnumber of witnesses important in testify the case are able to instruments enabled a pilot to rise fly and land a plane with the cock pit completely covered Lieut James H Doollttle army racing pilot took up a plane di rected it over a 35mile course and landed it within a few yards of the starting point yesterday solely by instruments The test was made under the di rection of Harry F Guggenheim president of the Daniel F Guggen heim foundation for the promotion of aeronautics sponsors of the ex periments The new Instruments were an ar tificial horizon a visual radio re ceiver and a delicate barometric al timeter The artificial horizon la an instru ment which shows the planes later al and longitudinal angle to the ground when the real horizon is hidden The visual radio receiver consists of two vibrating reeds which indi cate when the plane is headed di rectly for its objective and when it in over it Deviation right or left causes one of the reeds to vibrate more rapidly than the other The altimeter is so sensitive It measures the altitude of a plane within a few feet of the ground making possible safe landing on an obscured field Guggenheim said the instruments would soon be made available for general use and were neither com plicated nor of prohibitive cost tinue testimony started yesterday Discussing the production costs of cotton Legge said J C Stone of Greenville Mias had informed him some growers In the lattera terri tory would produce cotton even if the price went down to four cents a pound Miller Huggins manager ol the New York Yankees died shortly after noon at St Vin cents hospital New York Wednesday Infection Rrowiiig out of an attack nHucnzu ind erysipelas wns the cause death He was 40 Cedar Rapids Druggist Is Fined for Having Liquor Nuisance CEDAR RAPIDS Sept 25 Don C Menear druggist waa fined for maintaining a liquor nus ance while J E Thomas and Jesse V Clift his employes each were fined 5300 for selling alcohol in fed eral court here today Ray Bolander and Paul Halm of Waterloo each received six months jail sentences for stealing two guns from the Waterloo arsenal Brown Appointment O Kd WASHINGTON Sept 25 favorable report on the nomination of Brig Gen Lytlle Brown as chief of army engineers with the rank of major general was voted today by the senate military committee NEWS WRITERS WANTED The GlobeGazette Is in need of active and reliable correspond ents in J5UKT BANCROFT KINGSTKD If interested address the Man aging Editor SHEARER LETTER READ IN RECORD Investigating Committee Hears Communication With Hunter WASHINGTON Sept 25 letter from William B Shearer ob server for American shipbuilders at the 1927 Geneva naval limitations conference saying we have been able to defeat the British propa ganda machine today was read into the record of a senate commit tee investigating activities of the ship corporations and Shearer at the parley The communication was presented by Senator Robnson democrat Ar kansas who said it had been ad dressed to Henry C Hunter coun sel for the American shipbuilders Previously Hunter had testifiec he had served as payoff man for tho ship companies in the Geneva as signment for which Shearer who has styled himgelf aa a big navy advocate received Hunter said he had undertaken this task as merely a personal favor to the shipbuilders The witness also told of Shearer having been engaged by ship con cerns to represent them in Washing ton in 1926 for the purpose of CO operating with the shipping board in the formulation of a merchant ma rine legislative program Shearer he said received J7500 for this wnrl from the New York Shipbuilding corporation the Bethlehem Ship building corporation and the New port News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock corporation the three firms which sent him to Geneva MILLER HOGGINS FIGHT FOR HIS LIFE Dies in Hospital in New York Shortly After Noon NEW YORK Sept 25 Miller Huggins manager of the New York Yankees died today at St Vincents hospital at central standard time He was 49 years old In a baseball career that coverec a quarter century in the big leagues the big little man of the Yankees Miller Huggins not only became the first pilot to win six pennants in eight years but gained fame by de veloping the greatest of modern Na tional league batsmen Rogers Hornsby and later by teaching a lea son to the greatest of all sluggers Babe Ruth by discipline and a 000 fine Did Not Sock Spotlight Huggins never sought the spot ight He was content to let Ruth ind the rest of his stars monopolize t Born In Cincinnati on March 27 880 Huggins even aa a boy mani eslcd more than an ordinary Intel in playing baseball and ponder ng its problems In 1889 he began us career in the organized game by igning with Mansfield Ohio in the old Interstate league but played inly a few games Fought Losing Rattle The little Yankee pilot fought a jame but losing battle for his llf rom the time he was taken to th lospital last Friday He suffered an attack of influenzf several weeks ago An infection un der his left eye also set in Erysipel as developed rapidly at the time h was taken to the hospital and th infection spread Two blood transfusions wee made Monday when his conditio took a turn for the worse and tw more employed Tuesday After the second transfusion Hug gins said How much chance hav I got Doc We are very hopeful Dr Kin replied Thereafter however Huggin was unconscious most of tho tin altho occasionally he recognized an attempted to speak to his siste Miss Myrtle Huggins with whoi he lived in New York or his broth cr Arthur Huggins DEMOLISHESCAR NEAR WOODBINE Whole Family Virtually Wiped Out In Crash ITOODBINE Sept 25 automobile caught in the path of IE crack Chicago and Northwestern mited Columbine five persona rere dashed to their deaths east of ere late last night The dead are Mr and Sirs Rollo Burresg Mr and Mrs Claude Burrcsa icir son and daughterinlaw Kenneth 1G son of Mr and Mrs lollo Burress The family was returning from an ntertainment here to their home iree miles from here The driver the car apparently blinded uy light of im easlbound train ailed to note the approach of the limited The auto took fire after it had een carried more than 300 feet and he bodies were mangled beyond re ognition The Rollo Burras family wan irtually wiped out as a result of ie tragedy Only a daughter Mrs icorge Reynolds of Omaha sur ivcs The younger Burresscouple ad been married a year Mrs Bur esa being formerly Misa Eva Smith f Independence Mo Budget Director Will Have Garner Man for an Assistant in Wor GARNER Sept clir ector for the state of Iowa Anderson has appointed F II Hai son of Garner former rcpiesenta live of Hancock county to be In assistant Mr Hanson will begin tli luties of his office OcL Serious Injuries Result When Cars Hit on ersons escaped serious in juries In a ar collision at the south end of liver street bridge in this city about oclock Monday eveningwhen the ars driven by Miss Bessie Miller nd Mike Miller of Kalamazoo tlch collided Miss Thompson and icr friend Mrs Bullis were pinned n the wrecked car Mrs Bullis re elved the fracture of several ribs nd was badly cut on the arm Miss Thompson was severely cut and ruised Mr Miller and Harry Per little girl In the Hudson es aped injury GRAVEL HAULERS ARE BADLY HURT Truck Leaves Highway at Thornton Veryl Church Seriously Injured THORNTON Sept nto the ditch when their gravel ruck struck loose gravel near hera at 3 oclock Tuesday afternoon hree employes of the Ben Construc ion company of Cedar Rapids are now in the Mercy hospital in Mason lily suffering severe injuries Those hurt are Veryl Church Rookford Alby Nichols Fairbanks and Walter Laverance Sumner Church who was badly bruised and who suffered several broken bones s in a critical condition at the hos lital The others were hurt less se verely and are recovering The truck in which they were riding was badly damaged It urned completely over at the side of the road The men were coming ionic from the days work when the accldcnt happened AUNT HET By Eofaert Quillen The reason Amys popu lar is because you can tell her about a pain without havin her describe one o hers that was worse ;