Tuesday, March 26, 1929

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 26, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Homee AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED wiRB REPORT FINAE EDITION MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MARCH 26 1929 UNITBB PHES3 AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE J44 ELECT THREE m COUNCILMEN Spanish Aviators Complete Flight Across SouSTAtlantic 4000 MILE AIR JAUNT ENDS ON CO AST AT BAHIA Flyers Started From Se ville Spain Sunday Afternoon BULLETIN BUENOS AIRES Mnrclt 26 flight of the Spanish aviators was interrupted by le ver of Cap to Ip Jimlnez due to fa tigue of the trip says Na cions correspondent at Bahin Jimlnez was taken by automo bile from the flying field to Camassy for medical treat ment The aviators will remain at Bahia for two days RIO JANEIRO March 26 Two young Spanish aviators had realized at Bahia this morning a dream of years and achieved the seventh successful crossing of the south Atlantic ocean Capts Francisco Jimlnez and Ig nacio Igleslas failed to break the record long distance flight held by the Italians Arthuro Ferrarin and Carlo del Prete falling short of it by about 800 miles But they brot to the glory of Spain one of the greatest of long distance flights of porthern Africa and the south At jflantic ocean From the time were sighted at Cape Blanco in the African Spanish province of Rio del Oro at p m Monday until they land ed at Bahia at a m a m central standard not a ship nor an observer seems to have 5 sorted them At Cape Blanco the Jesus del Gran Poder Spanishmade plane of the aviators appears to have swung out over the Atlantic toward Fer nando Noronha Island over which It passed unnoticed shortly after midnight The landing at Bahia was wholly unexpected The plane flew over the city and then returned to the Latecoere Air Mail companys landing field The flyers planned to continue to Rio Janeiro today Rio Janeiro was their original goal which would have made their right about 4800 miles or 200 miles longer than that of Ferrarin and Del Prete Gallis Death Cuts Sacred College to 60 ROME March 25 Aurelio Galli G3 died this morning His death reduced the sacred college to 60 of whom 27 are Italians and 33 foreigners IOWA FORECAST Fair Tuesday night and Wed nesday rising temperatures Wednesday and in west portion Tuesday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Tuesday Highest Monday 41 Degrees Toivcst in Night 27 Degrees At 8 A HI Tuesday 37 Degrees The sun tried valiantly Monday to make an impression on the mud dy secondary roads of North Iowa and Tuesday with less opposition from clouds it was getting In its work in fine style The wind was put of the south another aid to dry ing MELLON BACKS Will Rosen NEW YORK Mar they sunk that rum ship they sunk the Mexican war secretary of states ar rival Grundys tariff and Babe Ruth as far as public excitement was concerned I n t erfering with the import of a national commodity Is hitting at the very vitals of our existence One thing must be said in favor of our coast IVILL ROGERS guard They didnt sink it till after it unloaded thereby giving the owners a chance to pay for the ship Some predict trouble with Eng land over it I dont think so especially If we can keep it out of the hands of diplomats Yours WILL Copyright 1929 SPANISH FLYERS COMPLETE OCEAN FLIGHT VESSEL Coastguard Boat Was Within Its Rights Says Secretary WASHINGTON March 26 The treasury department is standing squarely back of Jits coast guard service in defense of the sink ing of the British schooner Im Alone in the Gulf of Mexico Friday by the patrol boat Dexter Forwarding the first official re port of the incident to the state de partment Secretary Mellon has taken the position that the Dexter was within its rights in firing upon the alleged rum runner when its master refused to heave to after a continuous pursuit about 200 miles into the gulf from a point within four leagues ofour coast It is becoming increasingly doubt ful that the same view will be taken y the British and Canadian govern ments Their diplomatic representa ives here are awaiting an oppor tunity to examine the official re Mrts from the coastguard and the British consulate at New Orleans where the crew of the sunken vessel was lauded If these confirm current lewspaper accounts of the sinking n which one British seaman was drowned they are expected to take a serious view of the incident Altho it operated under Canadian registry the Im Alone is described in official circles here as having aeen built especially for rumrun ning by an American bootlegger now in prison at Boston SOLONS LISTEN TO 6 E CRESS Favorable Action on State Work Fariri Urged by Local Sheriff DES MOINES March paratory to voting on reconsidera tion of a bill to establish a state work farm Sheriff G E Cress of Mason City president of the state sheriffs association addressed the ower house of representatives here yesterday for 20 minutes The jail system he maintained las fallen down in the reformation of petty criminals A work farm such as is proposed at Clive would be a boon to law enforcement the Mason City official said The bill which will come up for reconsideration now was defeated ast Wednesday Several representa tives according to Sheriff Cress said they didnt understand tha bill when they voted against it Altho the two Spanish flyersCapts Ignaclo IgJeslaa and Francisco Jlminez fell short of their goal Rio Tanerlo In their flight from Seville Spain tho aviators completed the seventh crossing of tho south Atlantic when they landed Tuesday at Bahia In Brazil They had flown approximately 4000 miles Above are Igleslas left Jlmlnoz right and the plane House Votes Hammill Plan GRAF ZEPPELIN Wi Palestine and Holy Land Next to See Giant Dirigible ROME March 26 giant dirigible Graf Zeppelin was be lieved today to be flying over the central Mediterranean toward Pales tine and the Holy Land on the sec ond day of its cruise from Fried richshafen 6 The dirigible passed here at 3 p m yesterday circled the city three times and left for Naples in continuation of its trip down the west side of the Italian boot It circled over Naples two hours later and proceeded to the southeast its course uncertain depending largely upon weather conditions The cruise was expected to take four days with arrivalat Palestine either late today or early tomorrow The return trip likely is to be made over parts of the Balkans and the countries of central Europe The dirigible expected to cover 5000 miles Gets 6Month Term TIPTON March 26 Hill of Mcchanicsvillc was fined and sentenced to six months in jail on a charge of illegal transportation of liquor by Judge Atherton B Clark today Vote of 6242 Governor Wins Fight for His Road Financing Proposal DES MOINES March 26 Hammill reso lution for primary road fi nancing passed the Iowa house of representatives this after noon 62 to 42 DES MOINES March 26 first verbal skirmish of any con sequence during consideration of the biennial appropriation bill occurred in the Iowa senate today Senator S A Brush of Tama countyafter a scorching denouncement of a com mittee recommendation to cut In half a suggested allowance of 000 for improvements and additions at the juvenile home at Toledo suc ceeded in having the original sum accepted With that allowance and one of a year for addition of a water supply system at the Mount Pleasant state insane hospital out standing the senate added about 5100000 net to the yearly budget this morning and with boosts vot ed Monday ran the proposed increas es over 5200000 annually over bud get department recommendations FEAR VESSEL New Liner Europa Burning in Hamburg Port Tugs Ordered Away BULLETIN NEW VOItK March 26 IT New York offices of the North German Lloyd were mi vised today that the fire on the Europa might cnuso loss of be tween and 000 Tho message from Ham burg said the flumes hud eaten down to the new liners mime plates HAMBURG March 26 was grave fear today that the North German Lloyd lines new 000 ton liner the Europa might sink as a consequence of a fire which raged in its forequarters Fire tugs combating the flames were ordered to draw away from the hulk lest the ship in capsizing draw them into its vortex All other vessels in the neighbor hood were removed quickly to pre sent a possible spread In their di rection Whether parts of the ahip could be saved It wan apparent jarly that the finer sections must for practical purposes be consid ered lost Origin of the fire has as yet not been determined PRINCES HIGH OFFICIALS PAY HONOR TO FOCH 3aris Crowd at Funeral Surpasses Armistice Throngs PARIS March 26 onored Marshal Ferdinand Foch oday with a national funeral the bcth in the history of the repub ic Crowds surpassing even those af the the dea marshal was so instrumental in oringing Paris streets and the concourse about the cathedral of Notre Dame Inside tho cathedral some of the lighest figures of royalty military ife and European officialdom gath ered Not even in the days when the English king Henry VI was crowned was there a more impres sive service at Notre Dame The rites began with the appearance of President Doumergue who entered the great doorways as the strains of De Profundis swelled fromita or gan 5000 Within Cathedral Those inside the cathedral did not number more than 5000 altho in their midst were the president of the heir to the throne of CALL MONEY BOOST DROPS STOCKS GRAIN PRICES FOLLOW SUIT NEW YORK March 26 The stock market broke wide open again today when the call money rate was jacked up to 15 per cent the highest level In nine years losses in many of the high priced issues ranging from to nearly a share with at least 100 stocks in new low ground for the year Grain Prices Slump CHICAGO March 26 Grain prices underwent a big tumble today as a result of heavy selling In connection with stock market weakness Wheat fell as much as a bushel and corn compared with early quotations today The break carried wheat 5 Me and corn to below yester days finish CHOSEN IN CLOSE CITY ELECTION MONDAY GET FARM RELIEF Subcommittee May Work Out Details With Sec retary BULLETIN WASHINGTON March 2G senate agriculture cofiiiuittee decided today to In vite L group ot MK business men including Henry Ford and 1 Morgan to usalst It in solving the fnrm problem WASHINGTON March 26 Members of the house agriculture committee in studying over possible modes of procedure for the evolu tion of a new farm relief bill have struck upon a plan to have a sub committee work out with the secre tary of agriculture the details of the measure Altho no definite conclusion has been reached by the committee as a whole the sentiment of various individual members appears to be crystallizing in favor of the pro posal Under the plan which will be dis cussed by the full committee during tho next few days it would proceed with the hearings for about ten days A subcommittee then would be appointed to confer with Secre tary Hyde and work out the meas ure with him The finished bill would be transmitted to the full committee for approval about the time the special session opens North Iowa Towns Elect City Officers Ralph Stewart Elected May or at Hampton Surprise at Charles City HAMPTON March thou sand and sixtyeight persona cast their vote here Monday municipal election oneof the larg estvotes bast in a city election here in many years Ralph Stuart local attorney won an overwhelm ng victory from George Hooker 830 to 163 His election is the first of a Hamptonborn citizen to gain he mayorship al fathers who have been previously elected were born outside of Hampton W S McCord was reelected as sessor by 833 votes no one running against him D C Wolf vas elected city treas urer with 782 votes and no one ran against him W E Hoxle elected park commissioner with 745 votes with no one running against him Ray Wood with 811 votes and E Y Crom with 561 votes defeated Sari Elliott for councilman at large Elliott receiving 375 votes Wins Over Crelghton George Weeks defeated A M Crelghton in the first ward for councilman 137 to 72 votes W A Connor was elected council man in third ward with 203 votes Lee Robinson was elected council man in second wartl with 219 votes Grant Mogle on the independent ticket received 188 votes to Lee Wil TUKN TO PAGE COLUMN H M KNUDSON MIEK WOLF BYE 1 1 BURNS VOTE BY PRECINCTS IN First Ward First Precinct Second Ward First Precinct First Wurd Second Precinct Second Wurd Second Precinct First Ward Third Precinct Second Ward Third Precinct First Wnrd Fourth Precinct Second Wnrd Fourth Precinct Total J I g U H i S70 171 273 ISO 570 i S91 188 423 420 S75 1 College Junior Turns Preacher on WeelcEnds LIBERTY Mo March 26 Presbyterian minister Is school orn tor for William Jewell college this year Lex Souter a junior goes home to Trenton Mo on weekends to preach In the towns First Presby terian church He was selected to represent Wil liam Jewell in the annual tristate oratorical and debate tournament at Drake university In addition to his duties as pastor Souter has found time to play leading roles in shool dramatic VOTERS RETURN KNUDSON SELBY ON CITY COUNCIL Mayor Leads Field Rye High Among New Candidates JMASON CITY voters fn the mu nicipal electoin Monday re turned two former councilman Mayor E S Selby and Herman M Knudson and chose three of the cit izens Rye Mler Wolf and J J Burns The three new councllmen will take the place of F C Eslick George Barrett and i P Courshcn The possibility of a fecount how ever loomed Tuesday because of tha narrow marginbetween Mr Burns and Mr Courshon the latter being defeated by only 16 votes and be cause of reports that the various election boards did not use uniform rules in discarding and retaining jallots about which there was lucstion of validity Somo Thrown Out The fact was disclosed ithat 60 ballots were thrown out in the sec ond precinct of the third ward on the grounds that thu voters hart narked the names of too many can didates on one section of the ballot Et was also divulged that some bal lots marked in this same manner were retained by judges in the sec ond precinct oC the fourth ward This situation has led a number of Mason City realdentii itondae the ohi and n VSOSO j 1322 Hfi 21 1279 129 127 1385 I 1333 Rf 27 1317 j 1257 115 130 i II 1243 i 1423 1495 Easter Sunday March 31 4 shopping days left ACCUSE LONG OF MURDER EFFORT Louisiana Governor Tried to Hire Killer Reso lution Says BATON ROUGE La March 2fi Huey P Long of Louis iana was charged with attempting to hire and induce one H A Bozc man to kill and murder one 1 Y Sanders Jr a member of the Louis iana house of representatives in an impeachment resolution drafted for presentation today in the legisla ture The charge was made in the last 19 counts contained in the reaolul tion and was based on a sworn af fidavit of H A Battling Boxel man former personal attendant or Governor Long and former employe of the Louisiana highway commis sion Bozeman swore that about fivs weeks ago Governor Long with the odor of liquor on his breath called him into bin office and said lie was planning to call an extra session of the legislature and that Representar live Y Sanders Jr would op pose all of his measures i T have chosen you to ilo away with this Bozcman i quoted the governor as saying I mean for you to kill the Leave him in the ditch where no body will know how or when he got i there the affidavit said j Im governor of this slate and if you were to lie found out I would give you a full pardon and many dollars the former prize fighter further quoted the governor T The council imetiatflipcloclt to canvass the votes according to the provision of law This however is expected to be merely a canvass of the returns and the totaling of tliu precinct votes to verify the figures of the cit3 clerk On 1I2 Ticket The unofficial returns Indicated that Mr Kmulaon and Mr Wolf got a sufficient margin over George Barrett present councilman and O A Cadwell to assure their election for the three year term starting April 1 1929 The unofficial vote was Wolf 1385 Knudson 1384 Barrett 3322 and Cadwoll 1270 2 plurality of Mayor Solbyi who again led the field and Mr Rye who was n close second as sured their election for the tcrni starting in 1930 Mr Burns the third man on the 1930 ticket being the only one that a recount might endanger The vote In this section was Selhv 1495 Rye 1423 Burns 1333 Courshon 1317 F C Eslick 1257 and William Johnson 1243 Repeats Vote Font Mayor Selby in repeating his vote getting feat of two years ago was high man in five of the eight pre cincts and curried one other The mayor failed to carry only the two southern precincts and ran par ticularly strong in the first precinct of the second ward One of the features oC the elec tion was the excellent run made by Mr Rye who went with his ticket everywhere but also showed strength in the strongholds of tho present council He was high man In his own precinct the first of tha first which otherwise voted thru out for the present council He like wise led the field in the citizens tickets strongest precinct the sec ond of the fourth Ran Aliriid of Ticket Mr Wolf also ran ahead of his ticket leading his rimingmate Mr TURN TO PARK in COLUMN AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I dont want folks to see ms when Im sick that dont think enough oC me to come an set me when Im well