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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 8, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY FINAL1 EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS IJ3ASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MARCH 8 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 129 REBELS SWARM INTO JUAREZ HOUSE DECIDES Possible Entry Inio World Court Considered NOT TO ACCEPT TABOR COLLEGE Senate Passes Bill to Strengthen States Blue Sky Laws By JACK C GREIO By The Associated Press MOINES March S by the house of the bill proposing to take over and operate Tabor col lege as a state normal school and Dassago by the senate of the bill to strengthen the state blue sky laws were the outstanding works of the fortythird general assembly today The proposal by Representatives O D Wearin of Mills and L o Clark of Fremont county to accept the gift of the college to give western Iowa a teachers college lost by a vote ot 61 to40 Passage by tho senate oC the Ju diciary committee measure to protect investors thru compulsory licensing of dealers and salesmen in securities and registration ot all except domestic and foreign government securities with the secretaryof state was unani mous as it had been in the house Senate Had Amendment Tlio senate however amended the penalty provision by inserting a dec laration that anyone knowingly sells securities with intent to evade the provisions of this act shall be guilty of a felony Tbo house must concur in the knowledge amendment before becomes law fi Dealers license fees will be 525 and fees J3 Jees for reglatra renuirlng as approved per cent of value and for securities which must submit to closer scrutiny for ap Diovaf onetenth of 1 per cent Maxi mum fees would be S100 and re spectively A hill to raise speed limits on state highways In cities and towns was in troduced by the senate highways com mittce Speed in business and school districts would be raised from 15 to 20 miles per hour and in residence districts from 25 to 30 The legal Ilmii outsidecities and towns 4fl mile would still apply In suburban districts The bill would remove the 5 day jai provision from violations of the speed TUUX TO PAGE 18 COL 7 Synd icate to Take Over Colorado Mine DENVER March S tions lasting over a period of sevcra months for the sale oC tho famou smuggler Union mine at Telluride Colo were completed yesterday when a group Including Denver Kew Yorl and English Interests agreed to talcc over the property Max and Ben Grime Den vpr business men interested in th property announced that the min would be reopened this spring Mine engineers have Indicated th mine contains ore that will last 10 yoars IOWA FORECAST Cloudy and somewhat unsettled with rising temperatures Satur day BCiernlly fair colder in cast it nd south portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures fo it hour period chains t 8 oclock a m Friday Highest Thursday Abovo Ixnvest in Night Above At 8 A M Friilay 25 Above Winter has made its little thrust and retreated Whereas Wednesday right tha mercury sank to 2 above zero it touched only 17 degrees Thurs day night and there was a gradual climb thruoiit tho night until at 8 oclock when usually the tempera ture Is almost at its lowest the read ing was 25 degrees above zero With a warm snn and a southerly wind get ting fn their work heavy melting seemed assured for Friday Elihu Roots Efforts Get Cabinet Eye etails of Transferring Prohi bitipnEnforcement Studied WASHINGTON March S group men selected by Presl ent Hoover to act as his official ad sors in conducting the business of he government was called together Jday for the first cabinet meeting of ic new administration For a time at least the meeting erved to halt the almost continuous recession of callers tbat has wound way into the white house execu ve offices since Mr Hoover as umed the duties of the presidency1 nd with the exception of a half hour ust preceding the meeting the chief xccutives engagement calendar for e morning was blank Several problems of national 1m ortance some of them involving rlnclples enunciated by the president his inaugural address law before 10 cabinent officers Discuss Prohibition Transfer Among these was a discussion of he best method of transferring many f the duties of the prohibition hureau the treasury to the justice de artment tlio activities of Elihu Root t Geneva in attempting to clear the ray for American adherence to the orlil court and the Mexican vevo utlon about which Secretary Kellogg ontlnulng at his post until Henry L Unison arrives from Slantla ts nown to have felt sotna concern deeuireaXhlmself favor of giving to the department f justlco a large proportion of the utiea of the prohibition bureau now estlngwith the treasury department tie question has arisen whether the ransfer can be effected by executive rder or whether legislative action Is tecessary Tho president was expected within i short while to ask Attorney Gen ral Mitchell for an advisory ruling upon this point Mr Hoover also is faced with the roblem of making appointments to ho posts of assistant secretaries of he departments or what is known as he little cabinet and to numerous diplomatic posts All Have Resigned Following custom tho present In Umbents have tendered their reslgna ions William P McCracken and Ed vard P Warner assistant secretaries of commerce and the navy for avia Ion are understood not to desire re appointment and they with some elgh or 10 others must DO replaced In addition numerous changes In ho diplomatic corps are In contcmpla tion with respect to both pcrsonne and assignments particularly with a view to strengthening the service In South and Central America With the others Mrs Mabel Waike Willebrandt has submitted her resig nation as assistant attorney general Word lias gono out that for a time at least she Is to be retained in the same capacity by the Hoover admin istration The presidents proclamation of yes terday calling congress into special session on April 15 for consideration of farm legislation and a limited revision ot the tariff schedules has seen followed by a discussion of what other subocls the legislators may take up Congress Not Restricted Under the constitution congress is not restricted to the legislation sus TURN TO PAGE 18 COL 8 u KEEPING EYE ON WAR IN MEXICO Hoover Orders Embargo on Commercial Planes Replaced lowans Congratulate Hoover BULLETIN WASHINGTON March 8 Replacement of the embargo on shipment of commercial airplanes from the United States to Mexico was announced today by Secretary Keltogg The embargo which was lifted a year ago is effective once ilTASHINGTON1 March 8 Ap VV proach ot the Mexicanrevotu lon to the American border with the battle at Juarez served today to in crease official concern here President Hoover and the heads of nterested departments are maintain ng the best possible contact with the situation below the boundary line They are hopeful that tho battle at he Mexican city across from El Paso will not endanger American Ufa or property and that no international complications will develop The keeness with which the govern ment is surveying the situation was exemplified In last nights conference between President Hoover Secretary war department Genera Suiintaerai the army chief ol staff ofthe senate foreign relations Kellogg ppmmlttee A general and Secretary Inventory was taken of developments and possibill ties of the future were discussed BRITISH NAVAL BUDGET IS GUT No Domination of Fleets Strength Contemplated Says Statement LONDON March 8 es Imates 1929 nmde public toU show a decrease of 1435000 pounds over last year but there will bo no diminution in tho strength ot the fleet and tho naval air service The net to tal for this years estimateIs 65865 000 pounds W C Bridfireman first lord of the admiralty in a statement accompany ing tho estimates said Apart from tho fact that the reduc tion is somewhat greater thnn aeems to have Iieen expected the estimates present few specially noteworthy lea cures based as they aro on tho naxa lollcy hdopted in 9iio when tho pro gram oC new construction was an ounced in parliament The 1329 program includes provi sions for commencing tho conslmcUu of three cruisers one Flotilla Icatlo eight destroyers six submarines one netlayer and target towing vessel end Delegation from Iowa snapped in Washington pnyiiig Ha respects tn President Iloovar a native of In front row of plioto stro lott to right Congressman Cyremis Colo of Cedur Rapids Sirs Ires iilent Hoover anil Gov John Uamiiiill Associated Press Seeks for News Adequate Short Wave Chan nels Sought From Radio Commission sloops Two cruisers of the 192S program which will bo the 10000 ton type ore aeingr ordered from the Portsmouth and Devonport dockyards They are not yet laid down as provision was alcen in the estimates for the order ing oC tlie ships in March this year CHRYSLERPLANS BIG BUILDING Structure Will Be 17 Feet Taller Than Woolworth Skyscraper CEW YOHK March S Chrysler motor magnate an nounced today details of the tallest skyscraper In the world which he will juild as a personal Investment Tho building IS stories high will dominate the Grand Central district which now has a skyline serted with the peaks of tall buildings The Chry sler building will occupy a nUe facing Lexington avenue between Forty second and Fortythird streets Its cost 1s estimated at Tt will rise S09 feet to exceed the Woolworth tower by 17 feet The building proper will ho SG stories above which will rise a dome oC 12 stories Kxoavation for the foundation Is un der way Mexico City Airmail to Brownsville Starts Earlier Because of War Texas March 8 service between Browns and Mexico City was inaugurated unofficially two days in advance of schedule because of tlio emergency created by the Mexican revolution A plane with 500 pounds of mail and four passengers landed hero late yesterday A southbound ship left yesterday morning for tho Mexican capital The passengers arriving from Mex ico City included Mrs NelvlaK Ritchie of Pittsburgh wife of the general passenger agent of the Penn sylvania railroad and her traveling March 8 reservation of adequate short wave channels for the use of the Associated Press has been asHecl of the federal radio conimisslon In Ita allocation 40 wave bands for tho press of the country In setting forth tho position of the Associated Press in regard to the radio allocations Kent Copper Us general manage thru MiHon Garges his ex ecutive assistant has presented n statement to the commission In which ho cited 1250 newspapers of the coun try as Associated members and said wo confidently believe tho com mission will find that it can consls ently take care of tho needs oE such an Import ant press association ef fort Not n Iuulie Tiie commission today planned the ct iclnslon of its hearings on the press radio allocations and William C Can non counsel for the Associated Press prepared an argument to show the As sociated Pfoss conUl not operate radio facilities an a public utility The hearings of the commission were held after by John Francis NeyJand of San Francisco represent ing theHearst newspaper organiza tion agaitiHt Iho suggested allocation of sbarc wavo facilities proposed In a report ly Joseph Plerson cable editor of the Chicago Tribune on behalf of tile American Publishers committee Declaring that theAssociated Press asked tho commission for tho alloca tion of WOVG bands In no Hpirlt of antagonism to any other Interests Mr Cooper in his statement said that thus far we have not been advised of any antagonism to onr request upon the part of any other interest before the He added tbat an informal state ment by one of the commissioners has led us to believe that the commission can nnd may consistently do what we reciuest Coop Explains Turpiise nf that now Is to be the decision Mr Coopers statement continued the Associatnd Press asks that res ervation of adequate wave bnnda for its exclusive use he made and that tho Associated Press he given time to make its application there for arr Cooper explained that tho socJated Press is a membership cor poration that It Iq engaged solely In he collection of ntws nnd distri bution to its members and that it Is not engaged In business for profit JUDGE SAVES SHANKS AGAIN Negro Slayer Wins Second Stay of Execution by Insanity Plea C H 1C A GO ilarch S vid Shanks Negro slayer of Miss Jemiit Constance was saved from the elcc trie chair for tho second time las rht ChieE Justice John J Sullivan of tho cilnitnal court granted it petl tion for an Insanity hearing only c few hours before Shanks execution had been scheduled April 0 was set as the rtatein cnse Shanks is found sane Jutlgo S nil I van eald a ruling on previous similar case made it man datory for him to grant the petition alleging Shanks had become since the imposition of the death penalty Tbo young Xegro was saved two weeks ago when his trial judge grant ed an eleventh hour stay for hhj at torneys to perfect an appeal to the state supremo court Shankn was convicted last summer Cor clubbing Lo death Miss Constance a Peoria school teacher and postgrad uate student at Northwestern univer sity STEWART PLACE BY VOTE OF NEARLY 21 Seubert Replaces Colonel as Head of Standard Oil Company WHITING Ind March S ward O Seubert today replaced Col1 Robert W Stewart as head of the S000000000 Standard OH com pany ot Indiana Mr Seubert who has been presi dent of the company was not given Stewarts office as chairman of tho oard that post having been abolished t the directors meeting yesterday nstead ho was named executive of Icer with authority similar to that xorcised by Colonel Stewart Tho forces representing tho young r John D Rockefeller which con rolled yesterdays annual stockhold rs meeting at which Colonol Stewar vas removed from the board of direc ors made no attempt to nameStew arts successor us executive They vere Interested only they explained n removal of Colonel Stewart whon Mr Rockefeller had regarded as moi illy unfit to continue dtreclion o tho Nearly Two lo One Tlio Stewart defeat had been frei ly predicted but the size of It was surprise When the vote was counte the result was tilted Jon ri 3 ler Jr 5610313 Shares voted for Colonel Stewar 2954086 Thus was Colonel Stewarts ears service as executive head of til corporation ended Col onel Stewart himself presided nnd when the result was defeat more sweepingthan even bis idvcrsarles had smiled Tiie tellers had completed their count Colonel Stowart looked out upon tho nearly 1000 stockholders who bad been drawn to the meeting y the spectacular tilt between the younger Rockefeller and hfmslf ets have the news said Colonel Stewart It may be bad news to some or us but Im sure we will all tnko up Tlio tellera reported and Colonel Stewart himself without t slirn of tremor or emotion announced the suit Congratulates Stewart Winthrop W Aldrlch of Now York brotherinlaw of John D Rockefeller Jr and his personal representative In tho fight aptalnst Stewart was on his feet Instantly with congratulations on Colonel Stewarts fairness in the con duct of the He congratulated Stewart too foi rour counsel and also tho em iloycs of tho company who aided us HE ADS OIL COMPANY STRONGHOLD OF FEDERALISTS IN ENEMYS HANDS American General Heads in Center of Bridge Truce With the ousting of Col Robert W Stewart us chairman ot the Standard Oil of Iniliana cnmcs a former president of tlic company to the helm Kilwnrd G Seubcri above has boon elected executive officer of the Tirm succeeding Stottartos chairman of the boani which latter position lias been abolished 4 MEN KILLED IN EXPLOSION Dynamite Blows Up While Firemen Were Fight ing Blaze SCRIBVKR Nehr Jfnrcli S Pour men wero killed and more than were injured last night when 1 oases of dynamite exploded In a buriv ing barn ns volunteer firemen were fighting the blare Tho dead Gus Pattack assistant postmaster Guy 12 Clark barber Fred Felcner grain store owner and Fred Kibble automo bile mechanic companion Mrs Miami Pla Leland Hyzer ot Gels 10 Years OSKALOOSA March 8 Moore Negro was sentenced by Frank Beechly to not to exceed 10 ycnrs in the reformatory at Anamosa following his plea of guilty to a coun ty attorneys information charging larceny of a motor vehicle belonging to J R McGregor Jr Hoovers Given Honorary Offices in P T Group DES MOINES March S Iowa congress of tho ParentTeachers nsociatlon today voted President Hoov er and Mrs Hoover life memberships in the association and made them honorary president and vicepresi dent Mrs B C Hopkins stale pres ident proposed tho resolution In the state conference being held here CommunistFascist Fight in German Town Kills Three I5RRLIX March S per sona wero killed and seven seriously Injured in a street fight between com munists and fasclstl last night In the small town of Woclmlon In Holstein The trouble arose when a largo bods of communists attacked members ol the Fascist who wcro leaving a meet Ing TURN TO PAGE 18 COU 7 ALL MANNER OF TOHERFOUND THRU MIDWEST Tram Stuck in Snow in Wisconsin Flood Inun dates Ashland Nebr HICAGO JIarch S of heroism and hardships in blizird vvept communities vied with stories t flooded highways abandoned homes nd canallike streets for prime inter st in todays weather newH In the comparatively short distance elween Wisconsin and Nebraska al lost every extreme had been provided y the elements While snow plows are attempting to pen roads in Wisconsin the tboro xrcs in some Nebraska communities voro passable only by bonl Train Held by Jlrifls A trrin ivas stalled In tho drills near Jim Falls WIs for nearly 3 lours IH ambulances locomotives and Inally a snow plow attempted to res cue a passenger suffering intensely rom a broken baclt The plow finally broke thru bringing L doctor who reated the K C Slai and took ilm to a hospital Coast giKirdcsmeu from Kenosha llpht the cult rinl wind on Lake Michigan for eight hours in an it erant to find fiva fishing boats that lad been lost The was finally Will Rogers Says NEW YORK ararch This revolution in Mexico Is Cor no rea son whatever Only those that aro out want In They got no Improve ments to otfev Now Its known that whoever tho U S baclcs wit money and guns will win so wo ask What do tlipy do It for Yet the Mexi cans look at our democratic up rising every few years ivnero we know Ihnt tho side with bis money will win WILL ROGERS wlore ls no new improvements to orfer and Its all for the same reason tho side thats out wants in So every nation is equally cuckoo it all dopcmls on who is looking at us Their loser get shot and ours tlio back pane so its whicli would you rather have Yours T S This rebel leader TJseoVmr was my principal bost when there I am just kinder ftRurlns whero we aro to run on to each other again CopyriKht ced in when the boat bciamft crusted with and started fi BULLETIN DES MOrNES March 8 Possibility tliat Iroops stationed at Fort DBS Molnes might be sent lo the Mexican border was being dis cussed at the army post today Col Kdfar Sirmyor declared no Kiich communication had been re ceived BULLETIN EL TASO Tox Miircli B A truce between tlie forces wliicU fought for control of Jnaroi was called today when lie commander of tlio revolutionary niul federal jinniesconferred mi Iho Inter national bridgewith ISris Gen George Ynn Horn Moscley of the American army This wan be lieved equivalent to it surrender by tho Mexican government forces JUAREZ March S J Juarez were reddened with blood today as Mexican rebelforces entered tlila border town and fiercely attacked the defending federal troops Hebul forcea wero In control of five ot the seven federal at 9 a in Tho attacking forces captured tho Hotel Rio Bravo which as head quarters of Gen Mathlaa Ramos had been transformed Into a fortress last night with machine suna mounted on root was the cared forby Blue dross HtfrBei 5 On tho second attaclc rebel cavalry charged down tho principal streets ho targets of federal machine snipers Rebels in Control Only a few scattered shots were ruining from tho jjuns of the federal forces at Tho rebels were almost in complete control They captured thecustoms house and issued a pro clamation derlaring tliero would bo no looting no impositions placed upon cit izens ttebel forues occupied every tele uusitlim anil wero beginning rhtnUing movement jifralnst the strongliold of tlio federals a building tslniatoil about 200 yards south Hio Grande Tho losses or the rebels whoso com bined forces at the outset numbered same2000 men wero believed lo have ecn heavy As tho attackers mopppoil up the own only federal snipers with Tiachino guns wore known to be left 13rlg Gen Van Horn Mosely con nander of the American troops at Fort lillss crossed to the Mexican when stray bullets began whiBl ng into theUnited States Ho con with General nonius the fcder l commander who had retired to OconuHivo standing only about 20 fret from tlio international bridge The odeivils reliontfiig to the brldse lead In largo numbers Ilnvo Modern Outnumbered four lo imp tho loyal en troops valiantly to hold ivltli Lbo missing fishermen ater were found safe Two other fishermen and the wife of one of them hcnvever were slil missing today two dnys after they lefl their dock at III An airplane crulsed over tbo lake for several hours yesteiday nnd found no trace nf their small bnit Altho tliero seemed to be little clinncn that tbey atvo Chicago roiistjjnard crews biid prepared a search today Town Iiiiirnliilril Tiie latest Xobrnska town to bo par tially inundate was Ashland where tho ID L is iiilcmlita highway was under from six inches to threo feet of water Tho railroad station situated on a liiRli riflit the edge of town could be reached only by row boat Thirty city blocks in Ashland were under water and several famllle4 have een forced to move from their homes Large crews were put to in fln attempt to break up ice jams in tbo Plitte rivtrand Snltnnd Ckir rucks near AshLand city ono of tho most important ports of entry in the entire country Equipment iiKcd hy tho robels said to bo as modern and complete us that nt tho federals Kllfht rebels wero billed in the as snuJt on tho hotel Rio Bravo After 48 hours of Incarceration In tho oily jiil Miynr AuguHtln Gallo of TIRN TO 18 COL Earth Shock Felt Thru Western Ohio liEITHPONTAINK Oilia March S earth shock which wan felt as far west tho Indiana lino rtimfded across western Ohio morning Tlio tremor was felt hero at oclock and altho were shak en and furnluiro wna shifted thniout I tho area no damago AUNT HET By Robert Quillen When Pa buys somethin foolish an extravagant he always eases his conscience by savin he done it fnv me
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