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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 23, 1929, Mason City, Iowa                                cr North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Homee AND MASON CITY F I N A U EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENT3 PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS WIHH REPORT MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MARCH 23 1929 TOUTED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SOTPLEMENTAI SERVICE NO 142 BRITISH VESSEL 3UNK BY U S L 1 ii ii ii i U ni jn i Estherville Superintendent New Head of Teacher Group CONVENTION IS BROT TO CLOSE WITH ELECTION Bode Gives Address on Modern Needs of Education WITH tho election of officers and ithe closing of the final business session Saturday forenoon in the high school auditorium 1200 teach ers in attendance at the threeday convention of the north central di vision of the Iowa State Teachers convention were preparing to leave for their homes in North Iowa towns and rural districts J S Hilliardi superintendent of schools at Estherville was elected president of the organization for the coming year Miss Bertha McChord principal at Clarion was elected vice president Miss Hazel Thomas prin cipal at Belmond was reelected sec retary and R E Nyquist Mason City was reelected treasurer On Executive Board B E Beard superintendent of schools at Northwood was elected to the executive committee for a three year term James Rae ex president and principal of Mason City high school was elected dele gate to the National Educational verition auperintendentWBichosen alter nate tothe convention Anton John son sperintendeni of schools Em v metsburg was made a member of the legislative committee Delegates to the state business session to be held at Des Moines next fall were elected A district is entitled to one delegate to each 100 membership Those elected were J E Overnlete Algona J E Thomas Goldfield E A Ralston Renwick Catherine Osid Humboldt Helen Fought Hampton Jajnes Rae Mason City Mrs Grace D Mc Mlchael Pocahontas Clarence Nickle Fort Dodge Kate Skinner Luverne J E Logan Eagle Grove Tommy D Priest Mason City B E Beard Northwood J E Smith Morence Wells Emmetsburg L J Thies Britt W A Cressap Esther ville Ralph E Bert Clarion Roy E Johnston Gllmore City J Claire Robinson Morland Anna Johnson Fort Dodge A plea for more effective educa tion by means of keeping pace with a changing world was made by Doc tor B H Bode of Ohio university Doctor Bode in dealing his subject The Next Step in Educa tion explained the situation in the phrase Where do we go from here Making Big Strides The development of education at the present time is taking great strides the speaker added The development is of two kinds Quan tlty and quality The present time TURN TO FACE 11 COt 2 IOWA FORECAST Rain or urday nlgl Sunday probably Sat jnday colder LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for M hour period ending at 8 oclock u m Saturday Highest Friday 51 Degrees Lowest in Night 32 Degrees At 8 A M Saturday 32 Degrees Rainfall OS of an Inch Friday seemed intent on being as dismal and uncomfortable as pos sible Altho the temperature was not bad mist and rain fell thru much of the day In the evening the stars appeared on the scene but Saturday morning the ciouds were back and the outlook was anything but bright The weather man was talking in terms of rain or snow for the week end Federal Troops Rush to Defense of Mazatlan Staves Off Two Minor Attacks by Revpr OFFICERS 3 S HUXIAKD Esthcrvillo President lutionaries By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS REBEL troops In their counter of fensive against the government were at the gates of Mazatlan on the west coast today and fighting for the possession of that port was imminent Some fighting between the 2500 defenders and the 5000 rebels was reported but apparently little blood had been shed A force of 0000 fed eral reinforcements was rushing to the relief of the city but was not expected before Sunday at the earliest Two clashes took place yesterday but in both cases the insurgents were driven off and General Car rillo Mazatlans defender assured the government he would be able to hold out Wireless advices from the steam er Margaret Johnson said that the rebels were three or four miles from the city and that everything was quiet The rebels who recently evacuated Torreon before the Calles advance were again proceeding southward and were reported1 at Bermejlllo about 30 miles north of the city A rebel advance also was develop ing on Naco along the border the insurgents being reported 30 miles from that town where a federal Ce achment is strongly Intrenched Ppintingto the hey would control the country Iby July The body of Gen Jesus Aguirre prominent Vera Cruz rebel leader who was court martialed and exe cuted after his capture by the gov ernment arrived in Mexico City yes terday HAZEL THOMAS Belmond Secretary HeElected B E NYQTJIST Mason City Treasurer ReElected CANT WED SO GIRL ENDS LIFE Sweetheart at Marshalltown Had Said He Couldnt Marry Her MARSHALLTOWN March 23 last evening by the boy she loved that he could not marry her because of parental objection and lack of finances Evelyn Miller 14 drank poison and died two and a half hours later August Busing 17 her lover of a week said the girl threatened to take poison when he told her he could not marry her and that he took a bottle away from her Busing said ho thot he had discouraged any notion of suicide The girl told him her mother would miss the bottle of poison if he took it so he gave it back As he walked down the street he said Evelyns little sister ran af him crying that Evelyn had taken poison The girl was the daughter of Mr and Mrs Charles Miller who moved here from Ames within the last year They formerly lived at Boone Ankeny and Kelly NATIONAL FUNERAL FRANCES TRIBUTE TO FOCH A national funeral a tribute paid to only five Frenchmen In the past has been accorded Mnrshal Ferdinand Foch generalissimo of the Allied armies of the World war whoso body has lain In state before the tomb of Napoleon at the JHotel des Invalides Paris Photos above show top left to right the dome of the InvaHdcs President Faure Victor Hugo Gambetta the statesman below left to right Presl dent Carnot and Lools Pasteur the scientist the others who have been given national funerals right Marshal Fochr bottom leltrthe facade of the Invalides and fight the tomb ot Napoleon near whichthe bodyof Foch will be entombed PART OF BLANK CHAIN IS SOLD Paramount Corporation Buys Chief Units of Theater Organization DES MOINES March 23 number of Iowas leading motion picture theaters are now a part of the chain owned by Paramount Fa mous Lasky corporation The theaters part of the organ ization A H Blank 49 Des Moines built from a nickel show he started 18 years ago were sold Fri daq They included five theaters in Des Moines three at Omaha Broadway at Council Bluffs two at Sioux City two at Newton Capitol at Cedar Rapids New Reviera at Waterloo Columbia Garden and Family at Davenport and the Fort and Spencer at Rock Island 111 The deal with Paramountdid not Include 24 theaters in smaller towns of Iowa PALACE NOT IN The Palace and Bijou theaters In Mason City operated Blank will not affected by the chain theater transaction Tha local thea ters are a part of the Central States Theaters corporation which Is still retained by Mr Blank The transac tion announced Saturday is but the completion of a transfer started a couple years ago it wag ex plained here Two Killed in Accidents AREDALE FARMER IS FOUND DEAD Frisby Accidentally Shot While Crawling Over Fence AREDALE March Frisby a farmer living five miles southeast of here was accidentally shot and killed while hunting yes terday afternoon He left the bouse with a shotgun about 2 oclock and when he had not returned late in the afternoon his family went to look for him He was found dead lying on one side of the fence and his gun was lying on the other It is thot that he had climbed the fence and his gun was discharged when he tried to pull it over after htm Frisby who is 61 years oW leaves a wife and three grown children Increase in Budget Bill Is Approved Iowa Senate Body Adds to Sum Asked by Institutions D Allison Carpenter Is Injured in Fall From Roof He Was Shingling ALLISON March Schul er was injured on the shoulders and back Thursday morning when he fell from the roof of MrsMae Reeves house which he was shingling The head of a nail came off which was holding the hook of the scaffolding and Mr Schuler lost his balance and fell striking his head and shoulders Pete Pals also fell but landed on his feet Continue Plans to Give Foch Impressive Funeral Final Resting Place of Famed Soldier Still Un decided PARIS March 23 continued its preparations today to make the funeral of Marshal Foch who saved It twice from the despoli ation of an invader the most im pressive time mortuary rite of modern Meanwhile the body of the hum ble modest old soldier lay sealed in its coffin in a room at his mansion on the Rue de Grennellc It will remain there accessible for a while to public homage until tomorrow morning when quietly and unostentatiously It will be taken to reposo by the side of the tomb of the unknown soldier beneath the Arc de Triomphe Kcmain Until Tuesday There It will remain until i moved for Tuesdays funeral It was undecided today just what place beneath the dome in the Des Jnvalides the marshals body would occupy after the funeral It prob ably will be placed temporarily in a crypt beside that of Marshal Ma rie Em lie Fayolle In whose funeral Marshal Foch himself walked only last August One proposal is that the final resting place be in one of the six chapels surrounding the sacrophog us of Napoleon The other five of these six crypts are occupied by the monuments of the Vicomte de Turenne Marshal TURN TO PAGE 11 COL 1 By JACK C GREIG Associated Press Staff Writer IES MOINES March 23 net Increase of about 5240000 in appropriations over the 44668 set in the budget bill as pre sented to the fortythird general as sembly in January by the state budget department was recom mended to the Iowa senate today by its appropriations committee The total for two years under the rec ommendations would be approxi mately or about 51555 000 abovo appropriations for the current two year period The appropriations committee re port submitted by B MStoddard of Woodbury county chairman suggested increased appropriations of for various departments and pared 5232580 from other orig inal budget department recommen dations The biggest addition was pro posed for construction of a 5150000 cell block at Anamosa reformatory to care for overcrowded conditions To Consider BUI Monday The senate is expected to set out Monday on consideration of tha measure with estimates of the time needed to finish it running about one week The house expected to receive its own committee recom mendations Monday probably will await arrival of the senate bill be fore starting its work Meanwhile a subcommittee of the senate ways and means committee composed of Senators Benson Rig by and George Wilson of Polk coun ty started today to draft a tenta tive bill proposing establishment of a sales excise tax of onetenth of 1 per cent on all sales volume over The measure will be sub raitted Tuesday to the full ways anc means committee which will be called upon to select between it and another measure proposing luxury taxes to raise sufficient funds to take care of the anticipated in creases in appropriations about annually were to be indorsed by the legislature a gen eral overhauing of the state taxa tion system including probable abolishment of the property tax TORN TO PAGE 11 COL S CHARLES GITYAN STRUCK BY GAR Aged Bicycle Rider Suc cumbs in Cedar Valley Hospital CHARLKS CITY March G Hof died Friday at 11 oclock ost night at the Cedar Valley hos Jital following an accident when le was struck by an automobile driven by Tom Livingston at the corner of East Clark and Branting jam streets Mr Hof who was 70 years old was ridiug a bicycle on his way from the depot and Mr Livingston was going north on Brantingham street towards his home when the collision occurred Mr Hofs skull was fractured and he was not conscious after the accident Coroner B J Oakes of Marble Rock held an inquest which resulted in Mr Livingston being exonerated Henry Irish was an eye witness to the accident Funeral services have not been made REPORT SCOUTS ARE DROWNED Boys Cabin Swept Away Into Flooded Stream in Tennessee LENOIR CITY Tenn March 23 searching party seeking ti aid a troop of 28 Boy Scouts whosi cottage swept from a bluff on White creek near Rockwood Tenn early today telephoned to official here that several of the boys wen drowned but that others could b seen clinging to trees and floating debris In the flooded stream Easter March 31 6 shopping S WillRogers NEW YORK March Smith opened the RingUng circus last night But Longworth and Charley Curtis wont be far be hind him They are rehearsing for theirs Mr Coolidge is still here in town Dont seem to be able to strike anything Mr Hoover ought to put him on south ern flood relief Turn about is fair play Ana by the way air planes have done some great and dan geroua work down there A Mexican revolution is organ ized In the morning and the re treat starts In tho afternoon and they capture every town they re treat thru Thats why they like to start as near Mexico City as possible and then hava more towns to retreat thru Yours WILE Copyright 1D29 SUSPECTED RUM VESSEL IGNORES SEARCH ORDERS Captain and Crew Saved After Schooner Is Fired Upon SANDBAGS HALT MEW ORLEANS March 23 i Coastguard cutters Dexter and Walcott plowed up tha swollen Mis sissippi to New Orleans today bring ing in irons the crew of the British schooner Imalona Including ona dead member the victim of a gun battle at sea off the Louisiana coast after a 24 hour flight The Bnalone was shelled by ths Dexter yesterday when her uniden tified master refused to submit to search on being overhauled by the coastguard boat and sent to the with a suspected cargo of contraband Tried to Avoid Firing1 The elusive craft which Coaat piardsmen say carried on success ful liquor smuggling operations for ihree years off the coast of New England was sunk near Sixty Deep off Marsh Island Radio reports from coastguard patrol boats concentrating on rum ships In the Atchafalaya section to Lieut Com A H Bixby dry squad ron commander at Pasctagoula Miss stated that everythingltoossi Wa was done to avoid firing i Imalone Orders wre 1 masters to RIVER STILL UP Survivors Continue to Seek Safety on Top of Houses UmCY III March 23 eyes of the lowlands cast their first waking glances at the Missis sippi today and the sight they saw brot gratitude The dikes still held Some of those eyes had not closed in sleep for worrrled patolmen still paced the river front ready with sand bags to close any break that threatened to flood the 60000 acres inthe SouthQiiiucy and Lima lake district The river had risen halt a foot during the 20 feet on the CJuincy was still rising See Vast Lake Up to the north about 10 miles In the Indian grave region refugees looked from second story windows and from tents on high places out over the vast lake that two daya ago was 20000 acres of rich farm land Two breaks in the levees Thursday night loosed the waters over this section and brot a drop In the river stage at Qulncy The cost thou sands of dollars to farmers in the Inundated area and drove SO per cent of them from their was only temporary however for the river started rising again at Qulncy shortly after noon National guardsmen went on duty today to relieve tha weary volun teers who are worn by days of vigi lance without sleep and with little food No other dikes have Broken since the two of Thursday night but seepage Is becoming serious around South Quincy There are about 800 homes there and in the Lima lake district Many Factories Suspend Bridges are covered with water In many places dozens of factories along the river in Iowa Missouri and Illinois have been forced to sus pend farmers have moved out their cattle and grain and tons of wheat lie ruined under water The nature of the levees has pro vented more extensive flooding For financing reasons the drain age districts are units surrounded by the dikes so that when a levee breaks that section alone becomes a huge reservoir One Time Defender of Verdun Is Dead PARIS March 23 ftmmanucl Sarrail 73 onetime defender of Verdun and former high commissioner in Syria died today ships Dallas Forward andDexter wera ordered to converge on the section as soon as Warrant Officer Frank Paul commander of the Waloott first radioed that the Ima lone was sighted Thursday These reports said the master oC the rum schooner defied an ultima tum of the commander of the Dex ter to heave to and submit to search Thereupon the Dexter Issued final warningof Ill hava to sink you then Get your men into the boats before we fire Body of Negro Recovered The schooner still resisted and the raiding government boat fired Tho suspected crew quickly took io boats and all were picked up by the Dexter and Walcott the latter of which had sped to the acene The body of a Negro seaman who drowned in the flight to the boats was recovered and placed upon ths Walcott RAIN OR SNOW IS FORECAST Colder Weather Sunday for Iowa Temperature May Be 30 Above DE3 MOINES March 28 The skeptics were Isnt over The government weather bureau said so today Charles D Reed meteorologist forecast freezing temperatures for all portions of Iowa except possibly the south cast Accompanying the drop to around 30 degrees above zero he said will probably be rain or snow tonight and Sunday AUNT HEX By Robert Guillen I dont mind Pa settm in liis sock feet at night ex cept when his toes is stick in1 out of holes an he wiggles em like he was re proacliin me I   

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