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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 8, 1929, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAL VOL XXXV FIVB CENT3 PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APRIL 8 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 155 SINCLAIR MUST GO TO PRISON FISH AND GAME LAWS CHANGED BY IOWA HOUSE Bergman Secondary Road Bill Is Ready for Governor By JACK C GBBIG Associated Press Staff Writer DES KOINES April 8 and game laws of lovfra under went considerable revamping in action taken by the Iowa house of representatives today The state fish and game department soon will operate under a new code chapter in which all existing fishing and game laws and changes made by the present legislature have teen e recodification bill was passed 84 to 4 and goes back to the sen ate for concurrence in amendments Wont Reconsider Vote wove was made today in the house to reconsider the vote by which the house receded from its stand on the 4 cent gasoline tax amendrnt to the Bergman sec i road bill and the measure will be dispatched to the governor tonight for his approval The house passed a school law revision bill which collects and codifies all existing school laws and reconsidered the vote by which the McIIrath bill to recognize the Sheep and Wool Breeders as srfciation was killed This measure vhlch probably will pass the house thewayfor state aid to the Four Convicts Break Out of Southern Pen Will Rogers NEW YORK April looks like the rebels in Mexico ought to win a few battles in the press They pass thru all the towns first and get the first crack at the telegraph offices S t e a mship Paris stuck in the mud Some body happened to think o f opening the bar and in 30 hours the passengers had it light eough to float Babe Ruth WILL ROGERS finally hit a homerun So the Hoover administration has been vindicated Farmers get out your sense of humor congress meets to relieve you again next week Yours WILL Copyright 1929 LINDBERGH REJOINS HIS FIANCEE IN MEXICO CITY YANKS ORDERED TO SHOOT DOWN Theisefci Including Hous measures to create a department of inspection in the state deparment of health and to provide for regulation by the board of railroad commissioners of motor trueks not operating between fixed termini The newly created inspection di vision will be supported from inj i V i Squadron Will Watch for Flyers Crossing Bor der Line When Co Charles A Lindbergh arrived In Mexico City recently from Brownsville Tex the cnmcra nmn was on hand to smip him in the net of shaking hands with his fiancee Bliss Anno Morrow right upon leaving his plane at Valbuena field NOTED FAYETTE spection fees Enforce Health Rules It is designed to enforce health regulations in the practice of medi cine surgery podiatry osteopathy chiropractic nursing dentistry op tometry pharmacy embalming cosmetology and bartering The house bill to regulate motor trucks on nonfixed lines was amended to allow the commission to fix rates only upon complaint Permits would cost Two house bills to require public garages to keep a record of license and engine numbers of automobiles for sale or repair and to permit re fund of motor license fees when cars are junked also were ap proved The Rutledge house bill to permit sale of commodities by United States standard containers as well Ariz April 8 States army flyers with 18 fight as by weight also went to the gov Wea IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy Monday night and Tuesday except possible rain in extreme southeast por tion copier Tuesday In north portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period endng at 8 oclock Monday morning Highest Sunday Lowest in Night At 8 A M Monday 55 Degrees 29 Degrees 8G Degrees For like period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Highest Saturday 70 Degrees Lowest In Night 55 Degrees Rainfall 24 of an Inch The thing happened Sunday thai could have been anticipated in April There was a drop of the mer cury from midsummer levels to the frost or even the freezing zone Monday morning the sun was back on the job and the wind had shifted from north to east Warmer 1 weather tho not much warmer Heemed to be assured irig planes were at Fort Huachuca Ariz near here today under orders to patrol the border and shoot down any Mexican plane flying north of the international line The planes were sent here yester day from Fort CrocKett Tex fol lowing the continued dropping of bombs on Arizona soil after the Mexicans had been warned repeat edly agaist endangering the lives of American citizens Seven more officers and 44 men of the third attack group are on the way to reinforce the American fly ers Expect End of Attacks A sudden end to the rebel air plane bombing attacks which have harassed the loyal garrison at Naco Sonora across the line from here was expected to result Gen Lucas Gonzales commander of the Mexi can garrison was advised to keep his planes on the ground because be able to distinguish them from rebel planes Gen Fausto Topete commander of the rebel forces whose planes iave dropped several bombs on the American side in their attacks on ihe garrison announced his aviators would use only machine guns inHhe event they fly over the Sonora town again Whether another attack would be staged by Topetes planes soon re mained in doubt however as he declared last night he was awaiting orders from General J Gonzalo Es cobar revolutionary commander in chief before taking further action Air Force Crippled The end has come to the rebels air forces in northern Chihuahua consisting of three planes Two of the ships were interned at Fort Bliss El Paso Tex and the third had not been reported sighted since it left for points unknown in the United States It was said Gen Jose Gonzalo Es cobars three pilots went over the hill yesterday Antono Cardenas and Artuo Jimihez mail planepilots flew two of the ships across the Rio Grande and landed at Fort Bliss The third plane flown away by an American pilot passed over TCI Paso late yesterday Nothing has been heard of it since Death Comes to Charles D Neff 61 in Rochester Hospital FAYETTE April Charles Daniel Neff 61 director of the school of music at Upper Iowa xrai Iowa Storm Victim May ONE MISSING Seven Others Injured in Heavy Winds During WeekEnd Second Blaze Breaks Out in Ruins of Kirkwood at Des Moines One Fugitive Captured After Battle Remaining Three Surround ed in Woods Not Far Frbni Baton Rouge 3ATON ROUGE La April 8 r J scheduled murder trial was urned into a manhunt today by the scape of four convicts from the Louisiana state penitentiary They made their getaway from lie penitentiary receiving station arly yesterday by overpowering guards and fleeing in a prison auto iioble Later one of them was captured after a gun battle on the main treet of Magnolia Miss and latei oday the other three were reporter urrounded near Magnolia by a posse Two In Ulurdcr Case Two of the convicts Steven J Seek bank robber and Jim Heard jurglar were scheduled to go on rial at St Francisville today for murdering a trusty in an attempt 0 escape the prison last September The other two were Adam Web ster serving a sentence for break ng and entering who was captured ind Fred Wilson purse snatcher While the other convicts were sit ing down for breakfast the quartet made its break for freedom Cover ing an office boy and a trusty with a revolver they broke into a gun case and obtained a rifle one or more shotguns and ammunition Obtaining a key to the gate from pqcketJthe men made TfiliFwayabutsio6tii ejJrTscm ground s where they overpowered a lookout uard relieved him of his gun FARMERS AID leaped Into a prison automobile anc fled Dashing into Magnolia the con Dr Clarence L Holmes for mer head of the department of agriculture economics of Iowa Ames has been named chief of the division of farm management and costs of the bureau of agricultural eco nomics of the U S department of agriculture HOOVER RUSHES COMPLET1H OF FARM MESSAGE MEDORA April S JY versity here for the past 29 years i windstorms thruout south central tKirkwood hotel fira ami fire died suddenlv at 1 oclock this f ind snnttnvoai i officials believed that the climax morning DES MOINES April S With vict3 stopped their car in front of the location today of Edward Hcise tc postoffice and all four who had been thot missing in the filc on the sheriff and deputy who suddenly at 1 oclock this and southwest Iowa late Saturday j 9lal5 thc cllmax ng at the Mayo hospital at land early Sunday centered near of the deatU to lad beon rcilched Rochester Minn Dr Neffs deatn came as thc re sult of blood clot which set in fol owing an operation for stomach trouble about a week ago News of the death of Dr NcCf came as a severe shock to the col ege here He was as one of the leading music men of the state and remained at Upper Iowa because of his love for the school He had served four years as pres ident of the Iowa State Musical as sociation and two years as chair man of the state department of piano He was a member of the M T N A the national association of presidents ami expresidents and gained recognition in the interna tional whos who in music in 1918 During the war Dr Neff was chairman of the county organization four minute men and took great pride in his patriotic worl at and early Sunday centered near here wrecking two farm homes and They continued to search the ruins today however for the body of G Long still unaccounted for Six persons are known dead Heisc telephoned police that altho he oc cupied room 135 the night of thc fire he escaped safely He did not give his present address Two of thc 15 injured were re ported in fair to poor condition at hospitals today They are Ted Dorothea and Doris Schee 14 j Watson of Des Moines whose wife injuring eight persons One is not expected to recover While the Roe Laughlin family was visiting at the Elmer Schee home Saturday evening the wind lifted the building and smashed it against a occupants nearby tree were unable from the house The eight to escape twins and Rolla Laughlin 10 are in an Indianola hospital where Dorothea is in a critical condition with a fractured skull Rolla has a broken leg and Doris is being treated for cuts and bruises Mr and Mrs Schee and Mr and Mrs Laughlin and Ralph Laughlin 17 received minor injuries After the Schee residence was wrecked the wind twisted the Laughlin home ripping off a porch Dncl breaking windows Other farm buildings were also damaged and a Funeral arrangements have not cow aQJ a Wfire died in the blaze and Cora Broecker of Minneapolis appearecThalf u block away Take Another Aulo After more than 100 shots hai been exchanged without damage the convicts fled thru a yard and three of them commandeered the automobile of a passing motorist and sped away The car was found abandoned several miles away and the trio was thot lo have taken to the woods Webster was found crouched I down beneath some shrubbery in the yard He gave up his pistol without resistance and was lodged in the county jail Firemen were called to thc hotel i a second time when a blixc was WeekEnd in Brot J Charles Barker city fire marshal I H and William Blake deputy state fire IDL wLll discovered last night in debris in ihe building Seven trucks soon extin guished the blaze which is thot c have started from smolder ing in the ruins marshal planned to question a nura iLinifniui pitiiiiicu u uiuill 1 i ber of survivors today concerning a I J Killed by 11Elin as yet been made BUREAU SEEKS A small twister that passed over Thayer near Creston Saturday un roofed several buildings and caused considerable property dariro but no one was injured Windows in a C B Q train were broken Buildings were damaged also at and Valencia early Sun dav REBELS JOIN FEDERALS Would Give George Brewer Clarion Back Pay of j a Month INDIANAPOLIS April American Legion has been re quested to aidthe U S Veterans bu reau in finding George W Brewer formerly of Clarion in order to aid him in getting well if he is still 111 Brewer enlisted in the army July 14 1917 and was honorably dis charged Nov 23 1917 He was a private in Co M one hundred sixty fourth infantry For a time he re ceived compensation later was giv en a course in vocational training and then was found to be rated less than 10 per cent in disabilities The Veterans Bureau has not heard from him for three or four years On Nov 28 1928 tbe claims REPAIRING DAMAGE report that patrons at the hotel had j been told to go back to bed when they had inquired regarding reports of an earlier fire in the building dur ing the night Hotel employes da nied knowledge of a previous blaze Dr William Carpenter county cor oner said he would not set a date for an inquest until relatives of all the dead are located Funeral ar rangements for some of those who lost their lives in the conflagration were completed today PRESIDIO Texas April S tF By THE ASSOCIATED VHESS Rehabilitation activitica were started today in communities in Minnesota Wisconsin and Iowa struck by Friday nights tornado which took a toll of 20 lives and did damage estimated at A concentrated effort was made to give nid to the striclcen families in the storm torn area While Red Cross executives repre senting nli areas hit by the tornado held a meeting in Minneapolis today to discuss rehabilitation needs ar file was reviewed board and it was by thc found he rating is en titled to the statutory award iC S50 a month from July 2 by rea Erstwhilc Mexican rebels turned Kon of an arrested case of pulmon suddenly loyal to the government today held Ojinaga Mexico across the border from here after killing the insurgent commander and rout ling their former comrades who ary tuberculosis Letters sent to Clarion to his father now dead in Plainficld Wis to Golden Colo and to Route 2 box 682 Kclgewater Colo have A J Truitt 45 Special Session to Hear Presidents Communi cation April 16 SUPREME COURT OF US UPHOLDS HIS CONVICTION Judges Say Oil Man Was Guilty of Con tempt WASHINGTON April 8 conviction of Harry F SIR clair for contempt for refusing to answer questions during the Teapot Dome investigation by the senate oil committee was approved today by the supreme court Under the decision the oil oper ator must servo three months in jail and pay a fine of 5500 Justice Butler who some months ago delivered the opinion canceling the naval oil reserve leases spoka for the court Emphasizing the im portance of protecting the individ ual from unreasonable and arbitrary disclosure of his private affairs he said that questions put to Sinclair vere not of that character The fact that the information ought by the committee might be if importance in a suit pending against Sinclair did not excuse him rom answering the justice stated jecause the information was proper y within the inquiry of the commit ee and the questions were perti nent Justice Butler stated that the court in its decision in the Mai S Daugherty case had laid down the rights the two houses congress to conduct investigations necessary to aid legislation but that neither house had the right to laqutre JJJto During the investigation of the naval cil reserve by the sen ate committee Sinclair testified sev eral times but refused to answer certain questions concerning fho Teapot Dome lease takingfhe io sition that because a grand iury considering indictments the sonata committee had lost jurisdiction ROCKWELL April SA J Truitt 4r died at midnight last night following an illness of two weeks from tuberculosis Mr Truitt who was proprietor of a cafe here is survive by his wife two daugiitei and a son all living at home here by Auto and Another by Gun Five Aside from the fatalities in the Kirkwood hotel fire at Des Moiues four Iowa residents met violent deaths during the weekend Two were killed by trains one by nn au tomobile and one by accidental dis charge of a gun A M Weyrauch superinten dent of the Miliord consolidated school was killed near Ames Sun day afternoon when his automobile was struck by a Chicago Norlli Western freight train Mrs Wey 3t operates an employment I agency at Amos was seriously in Ijured receiving scalp wounds While crossing the street with his mother and sister Thomas Col well C was hit and killed by an automo bile at Council Bluffs driven by Ar thur Christensen Christensen who was said to have driven from behind WASHINGTON Anril 8 President Hoover today faced one of tiie busiest weeks he has en countered since his inauguration He entered it considerably re freshed by his outing Saturday which took him 90 miles away to his cool mountain retreat on the Rapi dan river in Viriginia and enabled him to escape part of the record breaking heat wave endured by the capital over the weekend With only a week remaining be fore the new congress is convened in special session one of the prin cipal tasks confronting the presi dent was completion of his mes sage He finished the first draft sev eral days ago and immediately be gan the work of revision The mes sage is expected to he in its final form in a few days but the chances nre that it will not he transmitted Lo congress until April Ifl leaving next Monday free Cor the senate and house to organize Now that the farm relief hearings are out of the way and the senate and house agriculture committees have turned to the task of writing their bills many members have taken time to speculate on the rec ommendations which the message will contain That it will deal primarily with the problem of assisting agriculture thru revision of tariff rates on comsue between the two governments NOTE PROTESTS SHIPS SINKING 7ormal Representation Sent to Legation Over Loss of Im Alone WASHINGTON April 8 formal representations on the aink ng of the mmrnner Im Alone by a coastguard patrol boat in the Gulf of Mexico have been received from Ottawa by the Canadian legation for presentation to the state de partment Except from the brief announce ment by the Canadian prime minis ter Mackenzie King that the sink ing of the vessel which was of Can nrlian registry would be the sub ject of formal discussions between the American and Canadian gov ernments both Ottawa and the legation have been very reticent re garding the content of the note Unofficial views of the matter are to the effect that the Canadians ara more interested in the points at fn moclities competing with its pro ducts and by setting up a federal over the antirum smuggling treaty of 1D21 between the United States Methodist church be here rangemcnts for funerals for storm victims were being made Relief work is well under way south Minnesota and Wiscons where 19 of the lives were taken Altho the name of the 10 yeffr old I oclock Wednesday afternoon to uphold his command jbren returned unclaimed The aclj I The suclflon nsKfispinntlrm of Limit I tell a silent story of Pnnl romrrmmlj WOFt peeklne heaUh anc finally bis1 TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 1 disappearance s son of Mrs Ida Moyer near Bar rows Wis was taken off the death list when it was found he was recov ering in a Barron hispital the deaths still remain at 20 with the addition of another victim Leonard Thullner 42 a farmer of Cnmdcn Minn He died Sunday in a Minne apolis hospital as a result of Injur s Following a report made by Adjt rn Fllard A Walsh if MinnesotR TLKX TO 2 COLUMN i Young Robber Breaks Out of Clinton Jail CLINTON April 8 loose iron bars from his cell window Lyle Binx 25 arrested in connection a street car was arrested and re leased under SI000 bond Mrs I from whoso handclasp her son was torn and the sister Minnie Kl len 7 were not injured Another occurred ai Council Bluffs when Bessie May Hill 6 was fatally wounded by the discharge of a shotgun over which she tripped Thc gun teaninsr against the door of a barn where her father A C Hill had left it An unidentified man died Sunday in a Creston hospital after he had been bit bv n train between Norln farm board and subsidiary agencies I id Great Britain which binds Can with broad powers is taken for ada as a dominion of he British granted since that is what conpres commonweath tlmn they are over was called to consider Whether it the actual sinking will contain other recommendations r including postponement or repeal of the national origins provision of I be immigration law has nnt been dis closed Winneshiek Banks i Ready for Robbers DECORAH April 8 shiek county banks are prepared for any attempts to rob them Towns of Calmar Ossian and Castalia have reorganized their vigi lance committees following the ex ample of the Decorah bankers The banks in each town are said now to be well guarded and equipped to ward off holdup men Sunday Vote Urml Iomli to be about 25 years old Funeval Rites Held at Stacyville STACYVILLE April 8 Brief services were held at the grave Sa Superinlenclent urday afternoon for Frank 8 At n meet1 who died Thursday fit the slate hos AMES April R Story county j ing of the bonrd of education W ljpilnl at Cherokee Mr Kclley had voters today were balloting on i Hunt was reelected as superintend lived here all his life until n year authorization of in ooun nl of schools fnr the cominc year i and n half aco Xo iluse relatives i ty primary roiul Ixmds j Mr Hunt has served here one year j survive him ITnyfirld Rivlocts HAYFIELD April AUNT HET Bv Robert Oniilen makes mo mad is luivin to scrimp an nave to buy anything an then have Pa hand out money to his Iolks like ho had barrels ot it   

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