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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 12, 1929, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV FIVE CENT3 PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRB KEPORT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MARCH 12 1929 FINAL1 EDITION UNITED PRHS3 AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE WOULD LEGALIZE BOND ISSUE i I SOUTH IS TO B F RECOGNIZED BYREPUBLICANS Committees in Each State to Recommend Ap pointments Ry JxiSIES L WEST Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON March 12 ognition of the leaders of the Hoover democrats ot tho south in the matter of federal appointments In that station is likely to be adopted by Prcs ment Hoover as a cardinal pollqy There also are Indications that 1n the eastern and western states the regular organization leaders will be required to consult on appointments those who had charge of the Hoover preconvnntion campaign in those cases where these men are now Identi fied with the regular state party lead ership While there has been no formal an nouncement the methods that are to ba pursued In selecting federal of ficers in tho states south the Mason and Dixon line the general expecta tion to that this will be largely in tho control ot a committee for each state on which the Hoover democrats will have membership altho by no means a majority Triefl Out in New York Tho committee plan of handling patronage is being tried out In New York state where Edmund H Mac Hold state chairman Charles D republican national committee man William H Hill leader of independent i tuft made any rec ommenflattens The patronage situation in tho south already has given the president considerable concern and has been an indirect cause at least of the retire ment of Horace A Mann a Washlnc ton lawyer from the political field as director ot political affairs in the south for the president a job lie per formed during the campaign Mr Mann had worked out a rather elaborate plan for handling aproint TURN TO PAGE 18 COLUMN 4 Father in Jail After Shooting of Companion of His Dead Daughter FORT PAYNE Ala March 12 weeks after Evelyn Smith 15 year old Montone Ala girl was said y officers to have ahot and killed herself hep father Wallace Smith was In the DeKalb county iall charged with having shot Bascomb Cash re ported companion of the girl the day preceding her death Cnah shot In the mouth was In a critical condition Sheriff I J Campbell said that the Elrl and Cash went for an auto ride two weeks aso Car trouble developed and the couple remained out over night When tha girl waa scolded on her return home she ended her life Weai IOWA FORECAST Unsettled Tuesday night anil Wednesday probably local show ers and thunderstorms cooler Wednesday and in extreme cast portion Tucsilayn Ight LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 Tiour period ending at S oclcok a m Tuesday Highest Monday 41 Above Lowest in Night 36 Above At 8 A M Tuesday 37 Above Hninrnll 03 of an Inch 1ms not been as marked In 24 hour period this spring as on Monday this In spite of the fact that tlio sun was not on the job Monrtny nights minimum was higher than any recorded since winter begun Jn carnent There was a hit of rain Mon day nlpht and the weather Ann Tues day was talking in terms of colder weather ahead Fate of Hangs on Torreon Clash Will Rogers YORK March this Jones 5 and 10 law five years in jail ana from what you hear around Its the whole boottop industry winging The boya 3ust dont relish the live part it They dont mind the 10 they are used to paying fines but you give him five years to meditate and he is just doing a little meditating before hand They say Washington nev WltL ROGERS cr was as dry Course you got to lay most ot that to the senate and congress not be ing In session I tell you if Mr Hoover can get Ills judges to enforce that law he Is going to change a lot habits Hes got em woriflertns already Yours WILL Copyright 1929 PLAN FOR FARM TTIME Senate HouseCommit tees Expected to Follow Presidents Views March 12 With the special session still a month away President Hoover Is turning ills thots toward the develop ment of plans for dealingwith farm relief in his message to congress when It assembles in extraordinary session Already the president has given much thot to tha problem ana his views largely arc being followed by the committees of the senate and the house In planning hearings to work out the legIslatlon These will be opened several weeks beforo the special session starts i Follow CoOp Plan Altho Afr Hoover is reserving the public revelation ot his plans for his message to congress it Is known that tho committees are preparing to ap proach tho task largely from the co operative marketing scale Many of the witnesses to be heard by the committees In planning the farm bill are expected to be persona who have had experience in dealing with the marketing of farm crops and the belief has been expressed that the measure that will come from the committee will largely hlngo around the development of marketing facili ties Some of those who have been closely associated with the president ana ap pear to hold views similar to his own believe that success in dealing with the farm pioblem can come only when the marketing1 ot agricultural products has been developed to keep pace with production Admit Wide Differences They recognize that there are wide differences in the marketing systems that must be established for handling different crops and that methods must vary among p rishable and staple pro ducts One of the proposals that has been advanced for dealing with the prob lem has been the creation of afund to aid cooperative organizations but the method of promoting the growth of these marketing agencies must be evolved largely after tho testimony of various experts has been submitted to tho congressional committees dealing with the subject Knoxville Hospital Chief Resigns Position ICNOXVILLE March 12 poor health for several months Dr C E Slsson medical officer in charge of the veterans hospital here announced his resignation effective April I Ho will taka a similar position at Tal mafe Cal HE a SlUKf FAILS TO TALLY WITH EVIDENCE Former Convict Says He Killed Girl and Dis posed of Body TANESVILLE Wis March 12 J The Elkhorn culvert murder mys tery today seemed as much as ever an the repeated el forts of Robert Cone recaptured Green Bay convict to solve it both by accusation and confession 1 An investigation reveals several pos sible discrepancies in Cones story that he had killed Mary Laverty the blackhaired eri with perfect teeth of Janeavllle near Afton Rock coun ty WIs on a night in June 1028 aftershe had informed him that sho was about to become a mother and had asked him to marry her Put Body in Culvert After killing Mies Laverty Cono claims hestripped her of all clothes save a brassiere wrapped her in a large sheet and placed the body back In the car He then drove almost as far as Beloit arid so over into Wai worth county where he stuffed the body Into a culvert he screened with brush The body found in the Elkhorn cul vert according to the testimony of two physicians contained a sqt of perfect human teeth r Dr Clarence Evanatoni 111 physician declared that he ex tracted virtually every tooth the mouth of Mary Laverty whle she served as a nursery maid In a north shore suburb ot Chicago home of Mr and Mrs O M Coyle who corrobor ated the dentists statement Cone stated that the girl had re turned to Janesvllte about eight or nine weeks before the night of the a leged crime Never Seen by Frienils The Coylcs stated that tho girl had gone to New York to meet a brother and stated further that they believed her to have been employed somewhere in New York or New Jersey SheriffCharles Carey of Rock coun ty stated that he had questioned 25 of her former Janesvllte associates and that none of them had seen her after she left the city certainly not at any time during the spring or early summer of 102S when the crime was committed RESCUE FARMER FROM STREAM Truck Falls Thru Bridge Over Creek Near Woodbine WOODBINE March 12 ried for nearly a mile down swollen and ica jammed Willow creelc when his truck went thru a bridge eight miles northwest hero late today Fred C Jones 23 managed jo ride the rolling trucfa until a huge cakeof Ice knocked him off rescued by J L Smith a farmer and taken to his home at Mis souri Valley Jones was badly lacerated and bruised but his injuries were not seri ouu The bridge weakened by battering of tlie ice collapsed under the weight of his truck loaded with farm ma chinery four hogs and a cow PILOT LEAPS FROM AIRPLANE Speed Holman Jumps to Safety During Test Flight MINNEAPOLIS March 32 Charles W Speed Holman opera tions manager of Northwest Airways has became eligible for membership in the Caterpillar club the airmens or ganization open only to pilots who have saved their lives by parachute leaps Holman testing a new typo plans yesterday put the Into a tall spin After tho plane had fallen 1000 feet to an altitude ot only 1000 feet Hal man was nnabla to straighten it out He leaped and landed at WoldCham berlaln Held tho plane crashing near by BATTLE LAKE GALE 72 HOURS Nelson Jensen and Ills wife above nntl Emmet Jensen survived n 73 hour liattlo with a on Lake Michigan Five tons of were chopped from the boat lower after it reached Chicago Jensen and his wife are shown just after they reached wimntli and comfort Chicagoan Weds Sister of His Divorced Wife New Bride Was Fibber at First Wedding of Am brose Cramer CHICAGO March 12 Mary Meeker daughter ot Arthur Meeker vico president of Armour and company was married yesterday to her older sisters divorced husband Ambrose C Cramer II The brief ceremony at Washington was In strong contrast with the elab orate and fashionable event of 1016 when Cramer and Grace Meeker were married with 12yearold Mary as their Clower girl The officiating clergyman tho Rev lames T Marshall said he had never seen any of the members of the wed ding party before Mr Cramer and a friend asked him to perform the cere mony right away Mr Marshall sold and when heconsented they went out to get tho license Tho brides parents were tho only others present The first news of tho marriage was n brief announcement telegraphed to Chicago society editors by Mr Meek er Cramer and Mary Meeker had al ways boon known as good friends since childhood and ho had been a fre nuent guest at tho Meeker homo re cently but thcro had been no hint of an engagement Cramer nnd Grace Meeker were di vorced two years ago and soon after ward she married Francis Vernon Lloyd Philadelphia society man Mrs Cramer obtained tho decree on a charge ot desertion Two children born to Cramer and his first wife be come thru yesterdays marriage step children of their aunt It was understood that Miss Meeker T had decided on acareer Two years ago she and her brother Arthur Meek er Jr rented a studio and she had been Jovotlng much of her time to a study of Interior decorating In Pho went to Hollywood where she worked as a movie extra for a short time The marriage license gave Cramers age as 37 nnd his brloos as 23 They plan to sail immediately for a two months honeymoon abroad Has Easy Session COKN1NG Mnrch 12 Ailonis county grand Jury had on easy session It met visited the county Jail and reported Thats all Jt bad to do WILKINSTOBE NEW YORK GUEST Famed Gotham Welcome to Returning Heroes Is Planned NEW YORK March 12 his aerial expedition into the Antarctic Sir Hubert Wilktns la to bo tho citys guest at an official welcome today1 Arriving lato in tho afternoon on the Pacific liner Ebro on which he traveled up thewestern coast of South Africa and thru the Panama canal with o stop at Havana ho will bo mot at Hoboken by the mayors committee for the reception ot distinguished citi zens arid escorted to city hall Others in the Wilkins expedition are Lieut Carl lien Eilson his chief pilot Toe E Crosson second pilot and Orvllle H Porter mechanic Tho chief accomplishment oE the expedition wna the discovery that Graham land Is a series of islands and not part of the Antarctic continent as heretofore believed Jones Ajt Causes Price Bootleg to Soar NEW xORK March 12 New 7 rk HeraldTribune says today Jones act increasing penal iffs for prohibition vtolationa hns caused tho price of llcjuor to soar putting many of the smaller speak easies out ot business Tho wholesale price of whisky says the newspapers hns advanced as much as a ease and grain alcohol has doubled to around 314 a gallon WHOS WHO OP THE CABINET DO you know whos vho in the new cabinet A Rood way to become Intimately acquainted Is to rent ChnrJos Stewarts Central Press dispatches on them to tho GlobeGazette Turn to jingo 3 YANKEE HOPES TO BEAT OFMAJSEGRAVE Giant Triplex Awaiting Low Tide to Make Daytona Run BEACH Fla March 12 comparative novice at high speed automobile driving today await ed the receding the ocean beach race course for an attempt to bring back to America the straight away mileracing record set by Maj H O r Segrave of England yester day at 2313G24G miles an hour Before taking the wheel ot tho 3C cylinder Triplex owned by J Xf White of however Lee 3ible Httlo known local mechanic was ready to undergo tests by tho Ameri can Automobile association to deter mine bis capability of driving the for mer title holding car at high speeds Otherwise any mark he might set would not be recognized as official by tho national racing body Still Unsatisfied Segraro who startled the automo tive world at the burring pace he set in his trim streamlined speed crea tion yesterday stillwas not satis fled with his mark Hosalfl last night he believed Arrow could speed otr240 miles per hour and Indicated he wanted an to her up before was technical arrange ment so perfected for a speed trial Not only was the mechanical perfec tion of the machine taken into consid eration but tho weather tide beach condition and even targets at which tho car was aimed by its drjver all had a place In the arrangements which made the record breaking run possible To he officially timed a driver must make two runs one north and one south on tho beach with and against the wind to determttio the average speed Tho second run was a mito easier Cor Segrave as tho ilrtvor not only had tlio targets at which to aim his car but had his previous tracks to follow If ha lost momentarily in tho mist the sight of hia targets Ifus WOO Horsepower White however hoped that it would be a record for but a day his Triplex a powerful creation ot 1500 horse power but with little that at stream lining was ready It remained for the A A A officials to sanction Bible as its driver and today some time short ly after 3 oclock in tho afternoon Whfta expected to bring back to America tho record so lately won by Segrave Wltli Ideal xvealhcr and beach conditions White saiil his car Torn Railway Line Hinders Calles March Federals May Not Reach Ob jective for Several More Days BUUUETIN WASHINGTON March 12 Movement of a small limly ol troops to the Mexican border Ttor tho protection of Naco Ariz nnd to guard the water supply of Bis lice was reported file war tic pnrtincnt today by Major General lassiler commander of tho eighth army corps area at San Antonio Tho authorities there hail be coiuo nueasy over tlio activities of tho Mexican revolutionists across tlio bonier from Naco and appealed for artny prolccliim Gen eral Lassitcr informed ihe war de partment that no other troop movement wag contemplated at present Chihuahua Mexico March 12 fato ot the Mexican revolution hinges on the outcome of an expected battle between govern ment forces and rebel troops at Tor reon which promises to ho the great est of the present revolt The greatest concentration ot rev olutlonary troops since tho start of the revolution with Torreon as theii base was well under way and It was generally believed hero that leaders o the rebellion have planned a tattle o no little magnitude with the federa Ellas Catllos forme president of Mexico Troops at Torreon The troop trains loaded with rev Juarez arrived at Tot reon last night it was learned A civilian militia of 500 men wa being recruited bore by the rebels Some 300 men from a half doxen towns in tills vicinity already havu en listed accordingto rebel leaders As soon as the quota is completed tlu iroop4 will bo sent on to Torreon It was learned here that the rebel also were recruiting civilians in othci towns In Chihuahua Sonora ant TU1SN TO VAGH IS COLUMN 3 coulrt make a maximum speed of i70 miles nn hour When Segrave finished his tests yesterday he first declared under the stress of the strain that ho would nev or race again unless White beat his TURN TO PAGE 18 COLUMN 1 EXPERfSWiK ON BANK IDEA Opinions Differ as to Organ ization of International Institution PARIS March 12 repara tions experts were engaged today In working out some of the purely tank ing aspects of the proposed new Inter national reparations bank The experts committee is unanimous In its belief It Is said that it will 10 necessary to enlarge the scope ot the projected Institution so that It will be not merely a rcnnrallans office but capablo of playing a much more ex tended role filling a long felt want in internationnl financial practice There Is less unanimity to bow this Is to be accomplished bfit tho ex perts arc applying themselves to pro ducing a schemo which will reconcile their divergent views nnd answer as far as possible all the objections which may bo raised At tho saino time It Is realized creation of tho bank merely touches tho fringe of tho reparations problem tho question ot figures has yet to be tucklcd HAMMILL ASKS THAT OLD PLAN BE WORKED OUT jovernor Favors Amend ment Making Act Con stitutional BULLETIN DES MOINES March 12 Tlio Iowa hotiso nf representatives tinlny placed the Flefcher nnticl imtory rond bill on fllo for special order of business nt 10 a m Fri day Tli0 bill was reported out of the limiso highways committee 5csteriliiy with a recommendation for passage By JACK C GBEIG Associated Press Staff Writer DES MOINES March 12 John ITammill in a special nessage to the Iowa general assem ily today recommended tho readop ion oC tho primary road bond plan xnd tiio enactment bf a constitution al amendment to legalize retirement ot he bonds The latter point was tho stumbling block upon which the plan was declared unconstitutional by tho supreme court last weelc Tho governors message cited as his reasons for desiring reinstatement of tho bond plan as opposed to the bill now In tho legislature calling currying out ot tho six year primary extension program thru Issuanceof anticipatory warrants tha belief that it conservative safe economical and sound Opposed tothese points ascribed to the bond plan HanMnili decliiredthe 5157000 CHECKS AND CASH TAKEN Messengers of Wisconsin Auto Licenses Division Holdup Victims MAD IS OX WIs March Two men held up the messenger tho Wisconsin automobilelicense dlvl sion in front of the office in the cap tol annox shortly after a m ani toDlc mostly In checks in money orders As Russell C Vfelffer a clerk cm ployed In the license department left the annex accompanied by a fellow employe the bandits accosted them covered them with revolvers and took tlio satchel containing the money Thu robbers entered an automobile incl sped away Tho two license messengers were starting their daily trip to the state treasury department in the capital Linilding four blocks from tho auto division headquarters where tho re ceipts were to be deposited According to Robert L SlobccKnr assistant secretary of state tho loss Is covered by Insurance Auto liccnso division officials said the bandits obtained less than J2000 cash However officials said there may have hern additional loot that was negotiable unsound financially legalist ernmenfoliy and fundamentally wrong Provisions Arc Listed Tho plan submitted today was drawn up by tho state highway com mission and embodies the program voted upon by tho people at last Ko vcmbers election Citing it the mes age recommended First That tlio financing of tlio primary road work for tiio years HI2II mtl 1330 bo carried forward as in tho last by current primary ond fumia supplemented by county bond funds Second That tho constitution ho slato be amended so as to pro Mo for the completion of tlio finan cing of such primary road improve iient program by a state bond Issue such honds and the Interest thereon to o paid out ot tho primary road fund inrt that tho motor license fees and gisoline license fens going into the pri mary road fund be pledged to the pay of stilo Ijonrls anc7 tho In terest thereon and that the good fatth of the stae ho pledged to make avail ihlc each year from motor license or from a tax on other motor fuel or powcr an nmount sufficient to pay the nterest nnd principal on such state bonds maturing each year Conservaiivc Snfc ind Sinmd Tlits plan s conservative sato economical and found This plan has my full approval and support Its cardinal principles are in interest charges 2 of finance no in or obligations or the stnlft shall bo Incurred without a vote of tho people Under this plan the primary road improvement program would bo car ricdrto completion in exactly tho same manner nnd payments would bo made out of exactly tho same funds as worn contemplatednnder tlio rond bonft net approved by Hie poopla Iist Novem ber anil in thn time specified In said net It would keep faith with the TfKtf TO 1AGK 18 COMMX Take Measures to Prevent Outbreak of Spinal Meningitis S RATTLE March VZ As a pre cautionary nieasino to prevent anoth er outbreak of spinal here thfril clnss pasacnprnrn and members of tha liner President Madi son wen in quarantine today at Dia mond Head near Port Townsend Wash Two weeks ngo tho American mnll liner President Lincoln operated by tho same company ns the President Madison arrived here with 12 cases of tho disease Ot those affected six persons have died The President Mndlson docked at Victoria yesicrtlay with the bodies of two Filipino tteewwre passengers who A German viewpoint in this regard Is now known to bo that tho juestion Is how much Germany sUnll liny not i Isnd died from spinal meningitis on Hie bow much theother countries have trip fnvn the orient one day out fiom to pay tlielr cfedltorB I Victoria AUNT HET By Robert Quiilen Fred thinks his wife bosses him too much but the bossy ones keep buttons sewed on a sight better than the others   

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