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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 29, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas I Edited for the Home flAfiLOM E ft HIS MEM ART DtPT OF IOWA PFS MO IMl VOL XXXVlx FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE NEWSPAPER THAI MAKES ALL NOHTH 1OVVANS NKtGUUVltS MASON CITY IQWA MONDAY SEPTEMBER 29 1930 UNITED PRESS HOME EDITION AND SUPPLEMENTAL Postal Fight Is Probable Brown Urges Raise in Price Congress By OHAKLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Sept 29 CPA o s t m a s ter Gen Walter F Brown says Uncle Sam ought lo charge more for handling first class ij ordinary let ters He an nounced that at the next session of congress fie will ask for an increase pre sumably to C5 ents an ounce a 5cent an ounce advance Already he is economizing on personnel The law does not allow him to cut pay or discharge men but ac cording to a recent statement by his department Where resigna tions or retirements have taken place the vacancies will be ner mittecvto lapse a official explanation is that postoffice business has fallen off appreciaWy on account it is conjectured of the last few months of slack Th Assistant Post master Gen Frederic A Tilton is quoted as estimating it at 15 to 25 per a slump Redijting the ataff tho the de partment deJes that a failure to Turn toPace B Column G NO 304 MPROVED WILBUR REPLIES TO ACCUSATION Servants and Multimillion siire Family Herded Into Kitchen P nSfiVbusiQbiors their faces masked wlUvhaiidkochiefs robbed William V Kelley 70 year old multimillion aire andMi g Keliey in their Lake Bluff mansion last night Five servants were herded with Mr and Mrs Jiellty into the kitchen of the of the show places of the entire rorth held at bay by the pistol of one robber while the other started a search of the place All they got was about 5200 for theybecame alarmed when an auto mobile turnerirfnto the private drive way and left in a hurry Mr Keliey who is chairman of the board of the Miehle Printing Press and Manufacturing company said the robbers wets so nervous that he feared the weapons they carried might be discharged acci dentally Secretary Charged With Playing With Big Sept 29 A charge of favoritism toward large oil companies leveled at Sec retary Wilbur by Ralph S Kelley chief of the field divisipn of the general land of fice at Denver was character ized today by the interior secretary as The Kelley accu sation was con tained in a letter announcing h i s resignation which the field man made public yes terday RAY LYMAN WILBUR Buck Starts Attempt to Break Speed Mark NEWARK N J Sept 20 Bob Buck 1G of Elizabeth N J took off at a m today from Newark Metropolitan airport in an attempt to break the junior trans continental speed record set a few weeks ago by his friend Eddie Schneider 19 of Jersey City I State Banks to Report Condition on Sept 24 DES MOINES Sept 29 state Banking department today is sued a call for the condition of all state banks at the close of business Wednesday Sept 24 AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I enjoy a radio sermon about as good as any ex iceptI kind o miss Uncle Abners Amens an Deacon snorin Kelley asserted that in the past five years the large oil companies because of great political and other pressure brot to bear upon the secretary had received favor able consideration in spite of his urgings to the contrary No change in this state of affairs he said had occurred since Mr Wilbur took office with the Hoover cabinet Are Same Companies TheDenver man said public lands in Colorado held an oil reservecon taining petroleum valuable now at more than 40 billions This is the huge prize he said to which the large oil interests are endeavoring to procure titles by fraud and failure to comply with the United States mining law re quirements These oil interests are thoroly organized and act concerted ly in bringing pressure to bear upon the department to induce it to give them these valuable oil lands to which they are not rightfully en titled Among those in this combina tion are several of the very concerns whose fraudulent practices have so recently been exposed in the inves tigations and trials of former Sec retary of the Interior Albert B Fall Harry Sinclair and others Are Recovering Tracts In my opinion he added the adjustment of the titles to these on lands in such manner that the rights of the public therein shall re ceiVe adequate protection transcends in importance any other matters pending before the interior depart ment in many years Interior officials said every ef fort was being made to recover oil lands in Colorado in instances where local requirements had not been met Thay said notices claiming for feiture of more than 1000000 acres some held by large oil con cerns had recently been posted on these lands The Kelley letter Sec retary Wilbur added had not been received at the department Denies Charges of Favoring Large Oil Companies BUSINESS BASIS BETTER ASSERT LEADERS HENRY FORDS VISIT GERMANY KILLS Man Attempts to Demon strate Principles to Wife and Children CHICAGO Sept 29 Rlnero 32 climbed a pole yesterday to demonstrate to his wife and three small children a principle of elec tricity No harm could come he said by touching the wires one at a time He touched a wire to demon strate A moment later he was on the ground dead He had over looked another electrical that is that the steel pole he had climbed carried a ground current which passing thru his body to the I wire completed an electrical circuit National Banks Must Report Sept 24 WASHINGTON Sept 29 The comptroller of the currency is sued a call today for the condition of all national banks at the close of business Wednesday Sept 24 Accused of RunningDown Men With Auto While Drunk CHICAGO Sepc 2H women one a grandmother have aeen booked for murder because heir automobile ran down and killed two men brothers yesterday Mrs Leona Dorsett 27 and Mrs Blanche Kent 41 were driving at high speed their car struck William and August Reher who were repairing a tire of their car which was drawn to one side of the road Police said the wdmen had been drinkinq lowan Killed When Car Turns Over on Curve MAQTJOKETA sept 29 Thurman Larkey 35 Maquoketa was killed this morning when his automobile overturned northwest of here as he rounded a curve He was pinned beneath the car Larkey ap parently lost control of his car Three children survive Canadian Flyers Plan Takeoff for England HARBOR GRACE N F Sept 29 Capt J Erroll Boyd and his navigator Lieut Harry Connor will hop off for Croydon England in the monoplane Columbia tomor row morning if the weather is fa vorable they said today Wife Hacked Nearly to Death Taken to Hospital WASHINGTON Sept 29 Lieut Col Richard B Creecy of the marine corps second in com mand of the Haiti constabulary killed himself with a revolver yes terday in a Washington hotel aftei his wife had been hacked nearly to death with a hatchet Mrs Creecy was barely alive in a Washington hospital this morn ing where after blood transfusions had been resorted to little hope was held for her recovery Police believed theofficer had struck his wife with the hatchet as she lay on her bed and believing her dead had walked to a mirror and aimed a bullet at his heart No motive could be discovered Mrs Creecy was found in between two beds of their room with three deep gashes In the back of her head A few feet away lay her husbands body A message m his handwriting asking that Mr Creecys brother J L Reifsnider of Westminister Maryland be call ed was found on the door The tragedy was discovered late in the day after hotel attendants broke open the door Doctors estab lished that Creecy nad been dead about 12 hours An immediate ver lict of suicide was issued by Act ing Coroner John D Rodgers Creecy member of a wellknown Washington family was on leave in the United States and was to Return this week to Haiti Guggenheim 74 Patron of Aeronautics Dead Copper Kings Fatal Illness Follows Voyage PORT WASHINGTON N Y Sept 29 Guggenheim 74 a member of the Guggenheim family of mining magnates and widely known as a patron of aero nautics died yesterday of heart di sease at his estate Hempstead House He was in poor health when he returned from Europe Sept 15 and took to hin bed last Friday Mrs Guggenheim his son Harry F Guggenheim ambassador to Cu ba and a daughter Mra Robert W Straus were present when he died Col Robert M Guggenheim U 3 A was summoned from Washing on Former Senator Simon Guggen heim a brother is expected to arrive rom Europe tomorrow on the liner Isle De France S R Guggenheim another brother was with the fam Mr Guggenheim was one of the even sons of the late Meyer Gug Turn lo InBC 8 Column 3 OANIKJ OVER AT NORTHWOOD DSEATACKLEY Seven Killed and Eight Injured in WeekEnd Accidents MOINES Sept 23 Seven deaths and injuries Sl eight persons comprised the toll o various accidents in Iowa over the weekend The dead are Kenneth Kineey 20 Marcus killed in an auto accident near LeMars Sunday Betty Mills 2 Kingsley killed in an auto acci dent near Le Mars Sunday Harvey Hanson 13 Northwood run over by wagon near Northwood Saturday and Glen Beeghly 31 Aurelia killed by wellcavein near Chero kee Saturday Killed While Hunting John Kaster of Ackley 36 and his sister Anna Kaster 40 were killed in an automobile collision near Ackley Sunday Ella Kaster another sister was serioYisly in jured and an unidentified woman from Minnesota whose car hit the Kaster automobile suffered minor hurts She was taken to a De Moines hospital Gleasie Kinney 19 Ottumwa diec last night from burns received when poured Usrosene in the kitctien stove at the Kinney cafe thinking that the fire was extinguished The first victim of the hunting season near Davenport was Arthur Willers 17 of Davenport who was seriously wounded Sunday when a rifle he was was acciden tally discharged Injured by Rock Max Mills 4 of Kingsley Is In a critical condition from injuries re ceived in the automobile accident at LeMars which resulted in the death of Kenneth Kineey and Betty Mills Mrs Glen Mills another occupant of the machine was badly scratched The accident occurred when Ken neth lost control the car and it crashed into a ditch on U S high way 75 Glen Beeghly died when efforts of rescuers failedto free him from a cavein of a 40 foot well near Cher okee Harry Bailey who attempted to rescue Beeghly and was injured by falling rock ig now recovering Chest Was Crushed Thrown under the wheels of a wa gon by which he was walking in an attempt to get warm Harvey Han son suffered fatal injuries Saturday afternoon and died late that night His chest was crushed and he also received Internal injuries Fred Graham 41 of Des Moines was slightly injured at Des Moines Sunday when the car he was driving collided with a machine driven by Paul Rean of Ottumwa Captain 18 Year Old Bride and Four Sailors Lost in Gale GRAND HAVEN Mich Sept 29 guards from stations on the eastern rhore of Lake Michigan were searchng between Grand Flaven and Ludington today for odies of Capt Erwin J Anderson 24 skipper of the fruit packet North Shore his 18 year old bride of two weeks and four sailors who vent down vith their ship during rridays gain Capt W E Preston of the Grand Haven Coast guard statiofi and his rew returned last night from a ruise on the like nd reported find ng part of the bulk head of the forth Shore Captain Preston said he fruit packet sank about 30 miles off Racine Wis He did not believe here was a chance that any of the ilx persons on beard survived the itorm Friday afternoon and night Captand Mrs Anderson were from Washington island Wis members f the crew were Joseph Tekus Cud ahy Wis Rtiyal Kichter Washing on Island Arthur Peters Mllwau ee Wis and John Johnson Two Rivers Wis Relatives of Gangsters to Be Held as Hostages CHICAGO Sept 29 of kia of Chicagos public enemies today were ordered ar rested to be held as hostages for the enemies themselves Detective Chief Norton ordering this action told his men to arrest the wives of the enemies wher ever possible Failing in this the nearest relatives of the hunted men are to be taken Vagrancy wirrnnts have been uave oeen signed for the public C1 the 26 most notorious figures of the UepreSSlOn iLnCOlirageS Saving Convention Opinion figures citys gang the relatives are to be held until such time as the enemies surrender or are found Four of them already are under arrest One surrendered another was found in a police cell on an other charge and two were found in hospitals Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Cal Sept Mexico football team played for the first time Friday night on our mortgaged soil Its the best amateur team in the world Theres not a paid football player on it its practically a new university Founded just i two years before Columbus dis covered Porto Rico and thot it waa America Boys cant tackle aa good as our boys but every one on the team could speak English French Spanish and most oJ them German Said they didnt have much time to practice as at their school you had to study books Said the only thing they had down there that compared with our universities was the Mexico City country club Youra WILL ROGERS MAN BURNED BY OIL EXPLOSION Schiesberg Rolls on Ground to Put Out Flames on Clothing Paul G Schiesberg 37 years of age 1308 North Federal avenue is in a serious condition at Mercy hos pital suffering from deep burns re ceived Sunday morning when he threw oil on a fire in a furnace Physicians stated his condition is serious but not critical It is ex pected he will be confined to the hospital for some time Mr Schiesbergs legs his chest one arm and his entire face were burned A small amount of damage was done by the blaze which started after an explosion Uses Oil on Flames Sunday morning Mr Schiesberg started a fire in the furnace of his house Fifteen or twenty minutes later he went down in the basement to see how the fire was burning and on finding that it was not going well decided to aid it with oil A can of kerosene and a can of gasoline were in the basement and Mr Schiesberg thinks he must have picked up the gasoline He threw the oil into the furnace and then there was a flash explosion This was strong enough to blow the bot tom out of the can Clothing Was Flaming Mr Schiesberg ran out of the louse and into a vacant lot next to his home and began rolling on the ground to put out the flames on his clothing All his clothing which was covered by burning oil was on fire His wife and daughter who were n the house heard the explosion and went to Mr Schiesberg Mrs Schiesberg took a coat and his daughter used a sweater in ex tinguishing the flames At oclock Sunday morning the fire de partment arrived and put out the lames which were confined to the nsement Mr Schiesberg was taken to the hospitaiby policemen Lester I Dl ufwr fireman suf cred an injuig S leg when he wrenched his while carrying Mr Schiesberg to the police car To Dedicato Lodge IOWA CITY Sept 29 ity Knights of Columbus will ded cate their new lodge home at a hree day celebration here Oct 32 3 and 14 State officials of the or er are expected here for the cer mony EQUALIZING FEE IN FARM RELIEF BROT UP BY NYE Another Controversy in Congress Is Thot Probable Sept 29 The equalization fee principle of farm relief was revived today by Senator Nye republican North Da kota foreshadowing another con troversy in congress over agricul ture The renewal of the movement fo the equalization fee which wa twice vetoed by Calvin Coolldge is consideringnot without politick significance In view of the recen drive of the coalition of senate dem ocrats and western republican inde pendents for the export debenture plan and the division of this group on the first proposal Senator Nye said he intended to propose the equalization feepro position as a part of a new farm marketingact at the next session Need Is Shown He said the depression of agri culture prices shows a need for this additional legislation Senator Nye reports on his return from the middle west that the agri cultural situation is the main issue in that territory party leaders are wondering if the postwar problem of farm relief is once more going to haunt congress and political cam paigns After congress twiceiapproved the old McNaryHaugen farm relief measure embodying the equalization fee and President Coolidge vetoed it the last republican national con vention went on record against it Provides for Tax Then the export debenture plan providing for a refund to the sellers of surplus products on a depressed world market from tariff receipts was advanced This drew almost united support In the senate from the western republican independents and democrats but the house ad hered to the opposition of President Hoover and rejected It The equalization fee provides for n tax on products to provide their sale abroad or disposition in years of surplus Markets at Glance a NEW YORK Stocks Heavy influented shares at new bottoms for movement Bonds Irregular rails strong Curb Weak utilities and oils reach new 1930 lows Foreign exchanges Irregular Dutch documents strong Sugar Lower easier spot mar ket Coffee Higher European buying Butter Firm CHICAGO Wheat Easy weakness Liverpool and increased German import duty Corn Ensy good weather and disappointing cash markets Cattle Lower Hogs Lower VIrs Hoover to Attend Girl Scouts Session WASHINGTON Sept 29 rtrs Herbert Hoover plans to leave this afternoon for Indianapolis vhere she will attend the executive committee meeting of the national council of girl scouts tomorrow BANK Ohio Sept 29 The opinion that business and industry in the United States is on L a more sound basis than it was at the first of year was expressed by many of the nations leading bank ers here today as COOO members of the American Bankers association gathered for their annual conven tion They said credit of manufac turers is better The textile industry of the south was given as an example Textile the delegates from that region said are not making money but they have plies on their shelves and conse quently a diminished inventory load Detroit Area Affected Somc bankers expressed the ing that the depression has taught jnore conservative buying and has increased the saving of money which they considered a sound con dition There is stiil too much of a buyers market it was believed by some and that there is stiil need for retailers to cut their margins of profit as the manufacturers have done Detroit and the region around southern shore of the Great and western Pennsylvania havtur spots in the depressing New American a tent yeur a hanker from Boarfj ton declared He said that fh this country is geared too and the time may come when it must depend upon domestic trade very largely Russia was viewed by this banker as an Important com petitor with this country in the fu ture Tax Officials Hit Strong criticism of state taxation officials was expressed at the con ference on taxtion of the associa tion It was the opnlon of several speakers that taxation officials are appointed thru political influence and not particularly for their ability to administer tax laws The principal speaker was George Lord head of the Detroit Clearing House association who recom mended full valuation of property for taxation in states where rates are assessed on an ad valorem basis M Plin Beebe president of the Bank of Ipswich Ipswich S Dak was elected president of the state bank division of the association dur ing the divisions session this morn ing Womans vocabulary Is smaller than mans but all she really needs are the four words You are so Inn Tribune IOWA WEATHER Fair Monday night and Tues day Continued cool and slightly cooler Monday Frost Monday night heavy in places LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m Monday Maximum Sunday go Minimum In tho nAght 34 At 8 A M Monday 44 Trace Sunday Weather figures for 23 hour per od ending at 8 a m Sunday Maximum Saturday 53 Minimum in thn night At 8 A M Sunday 40 After a heavy white frost Satur day night and a somewhat chilly at mosphere Sunday the weather man avo promise ot warmer weather Monday ;