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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 12, 1929, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAU EDITION VOL XXXV FIVB CENT3 PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED REPORT MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY APRIL 121929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 159 FIND 4 SOUTHED CROSS FLYERS RUM SALES ON LEVIATHAN TO BE DISCUSSED Special Session Certain to Hear Case Against Ship Owners TITASHINGTON April I VV question of the right of Amerl I caii vessels to serve liquor as a bev erage at sea is regarded by officials I and observers here as almost cer liain to be brot vigorously to the at ptentibn of the new congress when it fmeets in special session next week 1 at least in the form of diacussipn Tha promptness with which wet land dry organizations andspokes men for the prohibitionist viewpoint expressed themselves on the deci sion of the Leviathans new owners 1 to abandon the dry policy which governed the liner under the shipping board made such anout come practically a foregone conclu i Eton I Prohibition enforcement authori ties meanwhile have shown consid erable interest in the statement of the public relations department of the United States Lines which op lerates the liner that it would be I fair to assume that while the ship be dry on its present east voyage and wet only on the return trip liquor would be served going both ways hereafter Tho ship they said can possess uor legally within the America reemile limit only as medicinal pk undera federal permit Such can be sold they held only phy American Artillery Moves Up to Guard Border Will Rogers NEW YORK April terday Al Smith was mada direc tor in a second insurance firm Saw Calvin one and raised hint one See where Mr Coolidge is to get transpor tation to and from his home to the head of fice He ought to hava joined the Prudential They meet on the Rock of Gi braltar I With all our prominent men WILL ROGERS with companies it looks like they tig ure prohibition will remain Had all this social stir in Wash ington over a sister Suppose it was a motherinlaw Thats not improbable There ara some queer people elected Leviathan sailed with 700 bot tles of medicinal whoopee Yours Copyright 1939 MARION TALLEY rescriptiona liquor can be brot within the eemile limit by a American ship was it Is pro he d for by the permit KUS Commissioner Doran of thf ohibition fiureau explains tae ivlathan cannot possess luor to serve on such trips He ys his bureau will take action iNDITS ESCAPE WITH fishier of Bank Used as Shield After Lansing Holdup CHICAGO April 12 lidits armed with sawedoff shot US held up employes of the Lan State bank today shielded fmseives from the guns of bank irds by kidnaping the cashier escaped with two bags contain cash estimated at A waited in an automo TO QUIT STAGE Young Opera Star Will Retire to Farm in West MEW YORK April 12 i Talley youthful Metropolitan opera star whose phenomenal ca reer brot her a fortune in three years has decided to retire to a farm Estimates are that her gold en voice has made 5500000 Since she is only 23 and pre sumably in years to come would earn hundreds of thousands more she has amazed her concert man ager and friends with the state I have made up my mind to retire from the profession al stage By this I MARIQH TALLEY mean all operatic appearances as well My retirement will be perma ASSEMBLY WILL CONTINUE WORK FOR FEW DAYS House Refuses Senate i Report on Appropri ation Bill By I C KABTACK Associated Press Staff Writer DES MOINES April 12 fixed hour for sine die adjourn Iment of the fortyihlrd Iowa legis llature slipped by at noon today with house and senate transacting I business as usual despite the stopping of the legislative clocks Actual time for adjournment was left uncertain by the house action shortly before noon in refusing to adopt a conference report on the 531000000 appropriation bill for maintenance of state departments and institutions by a vote of 41 to 65 New conference committees will result on motion to be made this afternooa in the lower branch of Jie legislature A motion by Chairman John T ausen of the house appropriations ommittee and member of the con erence committee to adopt the onference report already agreed o by the senate met with a storm if protest from the house economy Wont Take Senates Report The principal objection tothe re jort as stated by several house members was that the senate was attempting to thrust down the hroats of the house members a de FLYING QUARTET FOUND IN WILDS Fire Across Line Feared by Officers vulfSUUJ AIAUUWU WJf It mand for reinstatement of slashed followed this morning with the an tems amounting to approximately 750000 for state educational in titutions on the closing day of the egislature The conference report adopted by he senate reinstated the following terns cut from the bill by the house For educational purposes Unt ersity of Iowa fot educa IURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 5 cent Going to West fcipSSS IOWA FORECAST Fair Friday night probably e coming unsettled Saturday or aturday night rising tempera ure Saturday and in west por ion Friday night LOCAL STATISTICS ilobeGazette weather figures for hour period ending at 8 oclock m Friday Hghest Thursday 38 Degrees owest in Night 31 Degrees Vt 8 A M Friday 33 Degrees reclpitation 03 of an Inch race of Snow seldom has the sun looked better n on Friday morning when it put its appearance after a three day encc Thursday was disagreeable not so much so as Wednesday jre was a chilly northeast wind h a touch of rain and snow The SsSliperature Wednesday and Thurs moved within a narroy range maximum for the two day per belng 38 and the minimum 31 i weather was on its I am going west with my fam ily Tho farm might te in California and it might be inColorado but am going to look first in the middle west I am going to be just like all other farmers Her last appearance will be a1 Cleveland where she will sing in Lucia May 4 Her engagemen with the Metropolitan expires with that appearance Miss Talley came from Kansa City Mo tomake a de but at the Metropolitan Feb 16 1926 A trainload of her fellow towns men came to augment the thous ands who stormed the opera hous that night and her thunderous ac claim for her Golda In Rigoletto The New York World said toda in regard to Miss Talley Numerous rumors became cur possible causes of he After more than two weeks of searching the piano Southern Cross of California to Hawaii fame and Its four flyers were reported found In one of the most wild spots of western Australia The relief plane radioed that the flyers vero down on a rmiJ flat and appeared to be well Food was dropped for the four who started out two weeks ago on a flight to England Above tho men arc Radio Operator BIcWll llam Captain KingsfordSmith commander Chief Pilot Ulm and Navigator Litchflcld Plan Three Group Funerals RED BALL WINS DAMAGE ACTION Ella B Wood Falls in Her Attempt to Get 50 Killed in Storm to Be Laid to Rest Red Cross Workers in Charge WAVERLY April verdict for the defendant returned by the jury at 9 oclock last night in the action of Ella B Wood vs G B Luck and the Red Ball Transporta tion company of Mason City was Iowa Youths Get on Big Jag in Jail Spencer Officers Leave Con fiscated Alky Too Near Prisoners SPENCER April 12 kelson of Spencer and Red Welch of Emmetsburg hold for investiga ton in connection with robberies here were sober enough when they were placed in the jail A few hours ater officers said they were in toxicated Heres how It happened The youths being1 the only pri soners were given the liberty of the corridors and lobby Stored in a vacant cell beyond their reach were nearly 200 gallon tins of al cohol recently confiscated The youths found a broomstick and attached a nail to it A couple of holes were punched in a tin A tin cup caught the alcohol the offi cersyfound the boys intoxicated Each received a 30day sentence from Mayor E Bender acting as justice of the peace Don Buchan of Spencer arrested with them in a cottage on Lake Okoboji drew a 90day sentence and a 5300 fine when he was arraigned at Spirit Lako before Judge K C Davidson under an old liquor indict ment nouncement by E A Sager attor ney for plaintiff that a motion for a new trial will be filed in the district court here The action Involved 531000 sought by Miss Wood for alleged in juries suffered when she was riding in an automobile over a temporary construction put up by Mr Luck for the transportation company in order to get the busses over a hip bridge built by the highway commission The hip bridge had been built by Sackman and Waugh highway commission contractors over a green culvert This bridge coming to a peak at the center did not per mit the long bodies of the busses to get across according to the defense testimony Consequently Mr Luck was engaged to put in some plank runways It was while ridingwith two sales men to Minneapolis to look over a permanent wave machine that Miss Wood a Waterloo beauty specialist was injured The issue in the case was whether Miss Wood was hurt while the car was crossing the hip of the original bridge or over the plank construction of the bus com panyj Misg Wood testified that suffered a broken back and that she had become a permanent invalid The case went to the Jury at 12 oclock yesterday J E Williams of Mason City represented the bus company while Arben Young of Waverly wasattorney for Mr Luck B J Hollihan of St Paul and Mr Sager represented the plaintiff HIJACKER KILLS HIS TWO RIVALS Pair Had Set Out to Get Man Who Robbed Their rent as to decision Might Go to Talkies One report had it she was appear in talkies Another was that the singer despite the con tinued progress she had made in her explanation that would conform with opinions of her voice often expressed by some of the critics who asserted her voice was cold and Still another report was that the announcement was a publicity stunt designed to obtain for Miss Talley more and fatter contracts Another was that the singur des pite the continued enthusiasm of her public was herself dissatisfied with the progress she had made Frederick Larrabee Is Candidate for Dickinsons Place FORT DODGE April 12 Frederick Larrabee attorney today announced his candidacy for con gress from the tenth Iowa district Ho will seek the office now held by L J Dickinson of Algona A son of former Gov William Larrabee he has been active in politics here for 25 years He served two years in the Iowa state senate from the Webatcr Calhoun district and was chairman of the county republican committee for eight years SIX MEN DEAD IN DAM BREAK Pressure of Water Causes Cave In Engulfing i Workers LANSING Mich April 12 Six men were believed to have been killed in a Coffer dam collapse at the South Logan street viaduct at this morning Eight men were working about 30 feet under the level of the river on the footings of the viaduct on the south side of the river when with out warning there was a crash and the workers were buried under an avalanche of crashing timbers and waters Two ofthe eight men were res cued but the other six were be lieved almost certainly to have perished Pressure ofwater on the clam caused the cavein The tremendous weight the swollen river crushed in tho sides of the dam with such force that one man was thrown en tirely clear of the wreckage into the river He was one of the two res Efforts BULLETIN BATESVUXE Ark April 12 persons who had been without food or water for more than 48 hours wore dis covered hiding in caverns near Guion today by notional guards men searching the regions lor bodies of those killed in the tor nado late Wednesday r ITTLE ROCK Ark April 12 UP group funerals of vic tims of the tornado which Wednes day swept sections of North Arkan sas taking a toll of life which stood at 50 today were to be held this afternoon at Guion and Swifton wo villages which bore the brunt of the storm Two small rural cemeteries near Swifton each are to receive the bodies of 11 victims while at Guioii six of those who lost their lives in the storm which razed the entire town are to be buried Rehabilitation Goes On Meanwhile rehabilitation was going forward under direction of Red Cross workers and two mem bers of the adjutant generals staff dispatched to take charge of relief efforts instituted by Governor Par nell The first eye witness accounts of the storm which demolished Guion were furnished early today by resi dents there Not cue was left of more than 150 Thruout yesterday those who were not injured searched among the ruins of their homes Little will bo salvaged observers said What was not destroyed or damaged by the wind was water soaked from a torrential rain One of the victims related from his cot in a at Satesvillc the approach of the tor nado He said it appeared from the west down tho White river As it ap roached it sucked up the water nto a whirling spout and the lower or Lion of the village was drenched No Chance for a Cat One viewing the wreckage afUr the storm passed could not undei TURN TOPAGE 5 COLUMN 1 Detroit racketeers started out ap parently unarmed to get the man who hijacked their blind pig at a m and were slain bythe hijacker two hours later The dead men are Earl Kerning ton 35 and Gordon Teter 30 Both have criminal records Teter was free on bond from Chicago where he was indicted severa months ago on a charge of counter feiting and Remington has a De troit police record Remington and Teter found the gunman whom they apparently ac cused of hijacking their blind pig of 400 in a cabaret at a m An argument followed and finally one of the men suggested that they settle it in the street Residents of the district heard three shots about 0 a m and saw the gunman bending over Teters body on the sidewalk He fired two more shots into the body and then chased Remington who fled dowti an alley One more shot was fired Remingtons body was found on a nearby street The slayer returned to his parkei automobile wiped his pistol care fully placed it in the seat besid him and drove alowly away biege of Naco May Cause Damage in Arizona Border Town NACO Ariz April 12 can artillery was on its way to Naco today to defend the American border against the menace of Mexi can rebel field pieces trained upon the loyal garrison of Naco Sonora A battery of field artillery was en route from Fort Bliss El Paso Texas and two 3inch field pieces were on the way from Camp Jones Douglas Ariz Reports that American soil might again be subjected to Mexican rebel re were heard this morning as ad rices came from tho rebel strong old at Nogales Sonora that revo utionary forces possibly would at ack Naco Sonora today The revo ution was believed to ba approach ng a crisis in Sonora A war coun 11 was held at Cananea yesterday y Gen J Gonzalo Escobar revolu lonary commanderinchief and ive aides May Try It by Storm Whether they would make a su reme effort to take the Naco garri son by storm or whether they would attempt to make a southward drive saving the border garrison in the lands of the enemy remained unde termined on this side of the interna tionalvllne From Agua Prleta Sonora came AIRPLANE SPIES SHIP IN WILDS OF AUSTRALIA Quartet Forced Down on Mud Flats Vessel to Rescue BULLETIN j BUOOBIE Western Australia April 12 steamer will leave hero this afternoon for themouth of the Glenelg rlvor to pick up the stranded South ern Cross flyers sighted there by the airplane Canberra today It is about 350 mites distant by sea SYDNEY N S W April 12 After being lost 12 days in ona of the wildest and most inhospitable regions of the world Capt Charles KingsfordSmith and his three com panions of the airplane Southern Cross were located today by the plane Canberra the largest of sev eral machines searching for them Brief messages from the Canber ra to a radio receiving station at Darwin northern territory related the sighting of the missing plane vhich bnce flew from California to Australia The Canberra said the four flyers appeared safe and well Food was dropped to them sufficient to satis fy a want which it was feared had become acute Near Port George Captain Holden piloting the Can berra gave tha planes location an on a mud flat about 30 miles soutlx from Port George i train was enroute from Paso Texas to Naco to reinforce the loyal garrison of 1000 men Military authorities believe It would be difficult for the rebels to attack Naco without running the risk of sending bullets into Naco Ariz Four 77 millimeter rebel guns TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 3 SHELBY COUNTY VOTES ROADS BERLIN DOESNT WANT TROTZKY Former Soviet War Leader Cant Come Into Germany BERLIN April 12 Ger man cabinet after a brief meeting officially announced that it had de clined the request of Leon Trotzky soviet exile for a visa to his pass port whichwould permit him to en ter Germany The decision was made yesterday but making it public was not decid upon until today FARM BILL IS SENT TO HOOVER Proposal to Occupy Good Part of Presidents Message WASHINGTON April 12 President Hoover received from the house agriculture committee a copy of the farm relief measure drafted for submission to the house soon after the beginning of the special session next Monday A subcommittee was appointed to present the draft to the chief ex ecutive so that he might make any suggestions Hoover will deal some what extensively with the farm re ief problem in his first message to congress which will be transmittec separately to the house and senate next Tuesday The house subcommittee after leaving the white house conferrcc with Secretary Hyde to obtain his opinion as to the workability of th measures they have prepared Subcommittee members feel tha If the bill is not completely in ac cord with the views of the president it is not too late to make changes The bill has not yet been laid be fore the full membership of th house agriculture committee but i is expected that the committee wil be called into session tomorrow Bond Issue Is Carried by 1775 to 877 HARLAN April 12 a heavy yes vote rolled up in Har lan the 5800000 road bond issue was carried in Shelby county yes terday 1775 to 877 Most of the votes cast against the bond were reported in rural com munities In Harlan the vote was 1015 for and 99 against the proposi tion Approval of the issue assures aelby county 45 miles of paving id 15 miles of graveling Shelby county Js the second to ass a bond issue since the 10000 state bond issue was de ared unconstitutional by the Iowa upremecourt Monday Story coun y passed a road bond is ue louii Insurance Man Dies DES MOINES April 12 George W Woodbury pioneer De Moines merchant and insurane man died last night He organize the Woodbury and Tones Fire Insur ance ngericy 30 years ago and ha been actively connected with th growth of DCS Moines during in 70 years he lived here 150 miles east od Derby This location would indicate that when Captain KingsfordSmith sent the message just before ho made his forced landing nearly two weeks ago that he 100 miles cast of he was instead hundreds of miles off the path from Sydney to Wyndham a lap which was to be the first of an attempt to break the flight record between Australia and England There was in the sighting of the men a reminder of tho death of Capt Road Amundsen on a mission of rescue for his former enemy Gen Umberto Nobile Lieut Keith Anderson rival of KingsfordSmlth himself has been missing for more than 48 hours after flying into the wilds of north western Australia in search of the Southern Cross Another Difficult Search The search for him may present a problem every bit as difficult as has been that of the plane just found Anderson had a companion Robert Hitchcock Captain KingsfordSmlth his pilot Charles T Ulm who shared the honors with him in the flight from California to Hawaii and thence to Australia a navigator named LItchfleld and a radio opera tor named McWilliam set out Sat urday March 30 from Sydney for Wyndham intending to be the first lap of an attempt to beat Bert Htnklers record of 15 days be twon Australia and England ORCHARD HEADS IOWA ROAD MEN T A Potter Elected to Place on Executive Com mittee TMlts Chicago House Organ AMES April E Ferreby who was graduated in civil engin eering at Iowa State college last June and who took work in journal ism while in school here is now assistant advertising manager of the Chicago Bridge and Iron Works Mr Perreby is in charge of the companys house organ Water Tower and will assist with tho DES MOINES April 12 R Orchard publisher of the Coun cil Bluffs Nonpareil will head the owa good roads association He was elected president to succeed John F Aue formerly of Burlington at the fifth annual meeting yesterday The association several members of which were absent becauae they elegraphed bad roads make trip mpossible voted to continue work ng for ratification of the proposed constitutional amendment and the 6900 mile road paving program for Iowa Col Glenn C Haynes executive secretary Mrs Henry C Taylor vice president and D E Goodell of treasurer were reelected Members of the executive com mittee chosen were C W Bond Bur lington Frank D Throop Daven port W F Parrot Waterloo T A Potter Mason Clly O C Burrows Belle Plaine Roy Stevens Ottum wa Alex Fitzhugh Des Moines Homer S Stephens Clarinda D R Jones Casey C R Garrett Fort and Fred Wolfe Primghar AUNT HET By Robert Guillen A girl aint goin to think her husband a special gift from Heaven if experience has taught her one mans kisses is purly much liko anothers   

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