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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 13, 1929, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MAS08 CITX DAILY TIMES FINAL EDITION XXXV BTVH CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON TFTY TOWA 3 ATTTTmA V APTJTT ivmoujN 111 X 1U WAy bAi UKUAY AFKIL lo 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 160 RESCUE jo jrtau jiV S lujjocuoiu uuiJUU ii Ji3iiy FROM CUFF Legislators Swarm Capital for Opening of Extra Session FARM AID AND TARIFF CHANGE CHIEF SUBJECTS Special of Presi dent to Be Read on Tuesday BULLETIN WASHINGTON April 13 Hoover was repre sented today as befog1 In accord with the general principles ot the now farm relief bill as drafted by a house subcommit tee which presented it to him yesterday for study By D HAROLD OLIVER Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON April 13 inforcing the several hundred legislators already on the ground senators and representatives from all parts of the country are trooping into the capital for the first anc special session of the seventyfirsl Immigration Officers Hold Mexican General Revolution in Last WHERE TORNADO KILLED TWENTYFIVE congress opening Monday Called by President Hoover to carry out the partys pledges to aid the nations ruial population thru general farm relief legislation and upward revision of agricultural tar iffs the new congress will find the preliminary groundwork for its already laid in president Inhia inaugural ad press and during the campaign dif V only in minor details are y for presentation to both uses early in the week Present ns for their disposition before other proposed legislation is up The tariff bill is expected to be mpleted by the latter part of next ck and laid before the house her Saturday or early the follow week to await the passage of farm measure As the house restles with the tariff the senate obably will consider measures to the membership of the ylguse and fix a date for starting the decennial census Before getting down to work on farm bills both houses will have go thru the preliminaries of or nizing President Hoovers mes e will be read Tuesday oth houses will elect officers and jority and minority employes mday The entire house member fp including 68 new of them women and one a toe sworn in blinquents Can Apply for Veterans Benefits MOINES April 13 a recent ruling of the U S veter bureau eligible veterans who led to apply for the government insurance before the time limit ired two years ago may obtain benefits by applying now Ralph Laird Iowa department adjutant the American Legion said IOWA FORECAST Probably fair in north por on Saturday night and Sun ay increasing cloudiness in oouth portion with showers ontinuing Saturday night or unday slightly warmer Sat rday night in north portion unday LOCAL STATISTICS lobeGazette weather figures for Jhour period ending at 8 oclock Ti Saturday Ugliest Friday 46 Degrees owcst in Night 30 Degrees t 8 A M Saturday 40 Sriday and Saturday were both fmer than the three days pre them but the temperature pretty much held down by a y northwest wind hold Sonora Petering Out Claim NOGALES Ariz April 13 The surrender of Gen Francisco R Manzo one time second in com mand of the Mexican revolutionary forces to American immigration of ficers here last night was followed by the spreading of reports along the border that the rebel movement was disintegrating in Sonora its last stronghold Manzo and his personal staff of 15 officers crossed into Arizona after reports had been circulated that he had been stripped of his command and threatened with courtmartial for displaying alleged sympathy to the federal cause after his failure to capture the loyal city of Mazat lan The general and his staff were taken Into custody by immigration officials but Manzo was permitted to go to his home He was seen conferring with American lawyers Manzo and Gen Benito Bernal his chief of staff were ordered to appear before American immigra tion inspectors today for a decision as to their right to remain in this country Reports from Nogales headquarters said Manzo had been coilrt martialed Manzo refused to affirm or deny the report The whereabouts of Gen J Gon zalo Escobar commander in chief of the rebels was a mystery this morning He was reported to have gone to JlermoslHo Sonora Efforts vallingj GHberto Valenzuela revolutionary presidential candidate and supportei of the rebel movement was reported TUKN TO PAGE 11 COLUMN 2 AWAlTGlBSON FOR U S PLANS ON NAVAL CUT Delegates Believe Ameri can Has Suggestion From Hoover GENEVA April 13 bers of the preparatory disarma ment commission of the league of nations Monday will begin work which they hope will pave the way a world wide disarmament jreement Nations concerned In the commis sions labors have built an impos ng background of fact and rumor yet the atmosphere is one of pessi HOUSE SENATE DISAGREE OVER FINANCE PLANS Legislature Not Likely to Be Adjourned Un til Monday DES MOINES April 13 Tho second conference commit tee report on the biennial bud get hill reducing the appropria tion for the next two years to approximately was approved by the senate todayf 40 to 1 and sent to tho house DES MOINES April 13 53 still Friday April 12 in the legislature today and looks as if it will be so at least until Monday House and senate working with out official clocks since adjourn ment time yesterday noon again were attempting to escape the throes of financial disagreement the principal reason for the forty third general assemblys hangover The second conference committee onithe biennial budget bill tried to omp house nism In proconference conversations he topic most discussed has been what Hugh S Gibson United States ambassador to Belgium and Ameri can delegate will say May Have Definite Plan There is a persistent rumor that ie will bring a definite suggestion from President Hoover embodying he new administrations attitude oward another disarmament con ference Baron Cushendun English mem jer is expected to bespeak the views of the English conservative jovernment toward a new disarma ment conference There have been rumors that the Baldwin govern ment possibly for political reasons will make suggestions indicating renewed desire for such a confer ence Others have felt that with he British general election im pending May 30 the British delega tion will be hesitant to take such a step The feeling generally is that Am bassador Gibson and Baron Cushen dun can set a pace which the other nationson the commission will be glad to follow But the feeling also that if they do bring suggestions they will fall short of conciliating British and American views and that without some conciliation an other disarmament conference will be futile German Position Clear Germcn position has been submitted in a rote by Count Von Bernstorff insisting that there be some action toward an interna tional disarmament convention even tho the BritishAmerican dlspvite remains unsettled The German note particularly stressed banning of un limited use of airplanes in war poison gas and the lib conferees upon more economy than the senate favored and met again this morning Despite rejection of the senates compromise the figure finally accepted is expected to come nearer the more generous allow ances than to the first house figure of Adjournment Monday Agreement on the budget on the tax commission bill and summing up of all appropriations to provide a basis on which 1929 property tax levies will be levied comprise the work remaining Enrolling of these enactments plus time taken in passing them seems sure to preclude actual ad journment before late Monday The house yesterday disregard ed a tax commission bill recently passed by the senate and adopted its own measure on the subject The bill passed creates a tax commission of three members appointed by the state executive council One of theso members must be a farmer and all would draw salaries of 000 and devote full time to commis sion work The senate bill provided for sal aries of 54500 appointment ot members by the governor and made no provision for a farmer member of the commission Under the house bill the budget directors office functions as a sepa rate department but the duties of the executive council in relation to assessment and review matters are given to the commission State Aasesament Board While its functions are those of a tax commission the proposed new department is to be known as a TURN TO PAGE 11 COLUMN 1 INMAN GRANTED RENO DIVORCE Will Pay Former Wife Sum of Annually for Five Years RENO Nev April 13 er P Inman wealthy New York and Atlanta man today won his fight for a divorce from Mrs Helene Garnet Patton Inman daughter of a Kokomo Ind clergyman A jury early this morning returned a ver dict in favor of Inman who charges that his wife abandoned herself io liquor and other men Mrs Inman contested the divorce and asked that she be given the de cree and 5250000 alimony Under verdict Mrs Inman will receive an annual allowance of for five years This was in accordance with a separation agreement made two years ago The decision which came after six hours of deliberation brot to an end three weeks of sensational testi mony during which Inman son of Mrs James B Duke widow of the lobacco magnate produced several witnesses who testified to his wifes participation in drinking parties and escapayea with other mer f llcturo shows Swifton Ark which was swept by n tornado killing twentyfive ot the residents The destruction was the worst in the history of tliat section of the state Hardly a building was left standing in some parts A total of 50 persons were hilled thruout the area The picture was made from an airnlane and sent by telephone from St Louis WOULD TRACE Hardy Defense Seeks to Prove Witness Once Was Inmate of Asylum SACRAMENTO Cal April 13 defense in the impeach ment trial ofSuperior Judge Carlos S Hardy today delved into old court records in an attempt to find evidence to counteract the direct ac cusation of Mrs Lorraine Wiseman Sielaff that the jurist helped to fab ricate a defense of Mrs Aimee Semple McPhersona kidnaping story Mrs WisemanSielaff located re cently Jn Seattle testified yesterday hat she was positive that Mrs McPhersoas story of her disappear ance was false that both the even felist and her Mrs Minnie Kennedy had confessed that the evangelist really was with Kenneth 3 Ormiston at Carmel Cal during ie time she says she waa bclrjg held by kidnapers in Mexico Attorneys for the jurist accused of illegally acting as Mrs McPher son attorney and of obstructing ustice by attempting to clear her of onspiracy charges growing out of ie kidnaping story announced that hey had sent to Los Angeles fjr documents showing that Mrs Wise manSielaff once was an inmate of an insane asylum at Provo Utah Service at Hampton for John H Philpott HAMPTON April services for John H Philpott were ield Friday afternoon at the Bap ist church conducted by the Rev O E Strong Mr Philpott whose death was caused by cancer has been a resi dent of Franklin county for 40 years His death is the fourth in he Immediate Philpott family In 14 months the youngest daughter Mrs Stanley W Brayton and her on dying on Feb 15 1928 The wife and mother Mrs John Phypott died in December 1928 Dry Agents Examine Guns One Man Shot CHICAGO April 13 one prohibition agent shoots an other its news Cornelius Kelly federal dry agent was shot in the arm yester day by James Fern another agent as they sat with several other of Icers in the government prohibition leadquarters examining revolvers The wound waa not serious and Tern was not Spirit Lake Deputy Sheriff Still Missing SPIRIT LAKE April 13 E Ewing deputy sheriff Dickin son county has been missing since he left his homo March 31 Sheriff George L Paulsen revealed Whalen Says Are Menace Police Commissioner Resents Acquittal of Texas Gtfinan NEW YORK April 13 Aroused by the acquittal in federal court of Texas Guinan Police Corn night advocated a law forbidding employment of hostesses In night clubs He declared the night club at mosphere to be a vicious one and said that the demand for girls be tween 16and 18 years of age for hostesses was so great as to create a serious moral situation Altho he did not mention Miss Guinan by name he said the pu blicity given the trial of a night club hostess this week waa an af front to law and order This question of a night club hostess is a veryserious one he added It is becoming close to something else long since driven out of this community and the young girls who read of this case will be led on by tho publicity given her heroism Liquor Will Be Sold Unos tentatiously as Possible Says Sheedy NEW YORK April 13 cards on the dining tables as well 13 public bars will be taboo aboard ships of the United States Lines Inc new owners of the Leviathan and 10 other American boats This was made clear by Joseph E Sheedy general manager who ut the llquorforsale policy aboard the ships into effect Sale of alco holic beverages will be carried out unostentatiously as possible A scheduleof prices will not be established he said until an aver age can be found Opposition to the viewthat sale of liquor aboard ships is necessary in order to operate at a profit was voiced today by Capt Robert Eol ar head of the Dollar Steamship Ine operators of roundtheworld cruises He said the success of his ships operating under a dry policy was sufficient evidence that dry ships could be profitable WAR DEBT IS GIVEN GERMANY Berlin Delegates Expected to Turn Down Request of Allies PARIS April 13 allies bill to Germany for reparations for damages Incurred in the World war was handed Dr HJalmar Schacht president of the reichs bank in the tea room of the Hotel George V this morning The size of the bill was not an nounced officially but it was said generally it had a present value of from to 512500 000000 calling for annuities over a period of 58 years totaling around 100000000000 gold Presentation of the bill came af ter nines vjais of bickering between the nations and Ger many the debtor It represented a reduction it was believed of nearly under the maxi mum of claimed by the allies before the Versailles con ference As the door closed behind the German delegation the anteroom buzzed with talk that they were al ready aware of the amount of the claim and would reject it Thru courtesy to tlie allied delegates however they were expected to go thru the fiction of studying It for a day or so Struck hy Stranger COUNCIL BLUFFS April Cohen recluse is in a hos pital suffering injuries received when he was struck down by a stranger whom he hail given a place to sleep j NO WINE CARDS Trail of Blood Leads to Finding Body in Basement of House CHICAGO April 13 McAndrews body was found in a vacant south side lot last night and from it led a blood trail to the base ment home of Peter Peorla McAndrews 45 a watchman had been shot in the head Police who went to the Peorla home said they found the floor had been washed shortly before their arrival and that it was still damp Peoria said he had been out dur ingthe evening and that he re turned just before police arrived Police confiscated a considerable quantity of beer found in the place Negro Gets 0 Years for Waterloo Robbery WATERLOO April 13 pleading guilty to the burglary of merchandise valued at JtTOO from the Sweeney company store here Henry Terrell 43 Negro was sen tenced to 10 years in Fort Madison penitentiary Lost Wedding Ring Found WILLIAMSBURG April 13 A tornado two years ago leveled the home of Fred Stohlman two miles north of here Among the things missing was a wedding ring Last week while raking some debri near the house he found it Dies at Ago of 93 DECORAH April W Haines 93 father of E R Haines cashier of the Decorah State bunk died Monday at the home ol his daughter Mrs Grace Hill at Hesper N Dak Will Rogers NEW YORK April dinner held under new Marquis of Queensberry rules pulled off lastnight by a in b a a 3 a dor from Chili Nothing but chili served It was as dry as a Texas Guinaii night club You havo a few dry ambas sadorial d 1 n ners and no one will have any trouble get ting a seat wherever they want it tWILU ROGERS Marion Talley announced this morning she would retire from opera and buy a farm I rushed to her hotel to sell her mine and the line reached to the Hudson river That will stop her singing There hasnt been a farmer cheerful enough to sing since Maud Muller Yours Will Copyright HERRICKS BODY BOYS HANG BY THEIR HANDS 8 HOURS ON ROCK Slip Meant Fall of Sev eral Hundred Feet to Valley pHEWELAH Wash April 13 JPt V Boy Scouts and two men who had clung to a precipice near the top of Quartzite mountain for almost eight hours were saved this morning from a death plungw after one scout had been killed m a fall of several hundred feet The group of eight had climbed to the mountain Just outside of town yesterday and were perched on tha summit when the edge of the peak crumbled under them Thrown on n Ledge The eight boys and men were pre cipitated to a ledge where aU but one of them caught hold of jutting rocks and saved themselves from a I drop of several hundred feet Harold Stiffenson one of tha Scouts lost his grip on a rock and vent over the ledge The others aul Hutchinson former Idaho Jootball star and his brother Don lutchtnson Scoutmaster were left n perilous positions on the ledge The Scoutmaster had made an at tempt to save Stiffenson and had slipped over the edge ot the preci pice but managed to hang by his hands News of the groups plight wan spread after Stiffenson had beeh found at the bottom of the precipice BY FRENCH SHIP Lindy Honors Man Who Was More Than a Friend NEW YORK April 13 gray skies with a threat of rain the body of Myron T Herrick am bassador to France was brot to his natiye land today by the cruiser Tourvllle pride of the French navy The sleek French craft with flaga at halfmast was escorted up the lower bay to the quarantine station by two American cruisers the Mar blehead and Cincinnati They had joined the Tourville off Nantucket lightship last night The flag draped coffin was taken rrom the Touiville by six petty offi cers of the French navy and the ambassadorial salute of 19 guns was fired Slowly and reverently the French officers carried the coffin ashore to an army caisson The naval band broke into the Marseillaises and the Star Spangle Banner as crowds stood with bared heads and the military stood stiffly at salute Before the body waa taken ashore Col Charles A Lindbergh who called the ambassador more than a friend arrived unnoticed by the throng of several thousand persons He immediately went to the recep tion room on the pier The flying colonel had arrived here yesterday after his flight with several stopn from Mexico City Hs mien usually grave seemed unusually solemn GUNMEN SLAY TWO IN AUTO pursuing Cicero Cop Fires at Killers but They Get Away CHICAGO April 13 men were found shot to death slumped face downward in the rear seat of a large sedan early today near the alley entrance of the West tern hotel Cicero Officer George Price of the Cicero department saw tho automobile parked at the rear entrance of the hotel Two men stepped out Upon perceiving him the officer said one cried look Out for the cop Both fled thru a vacant lot fol lowed by Price who fired two shots at them The men disappeared and Ihc policeman returned to the car He found two bodies crumpled on the floor In the rear One was identified later as William Clifford by an au tomobile license card Police also said Clifford was one of three men recently tried for the slaying of Al bert Pratt last fall Two hundred residents rushed to the base of the precipice which rises at the end of the towna main street A group of rescuers climbed the mountain and drew Paul Hutchinson and the five scouts to safety with ropes hut they were unable to reach Don Hutchinson Saved by The weather was below freezing and he was maintaining himself only by clutching the rocks with his hands He managed to shout that he could not hold on much longer Finally Willis Earl dropped a rope over the cliff and was lowered 200 feet to the ledge on which Hutchin son was clinging He was followed by Shorty Kuchcrlj The two men tied a rope around the Scoutmaster and he waa hauled to safety His condition was described as serious Westerner Will Head University Engineers IOWA CITY April B Kurtz has been named professor and head of the University of Iowa de partment of electrical engineering after holding the same position for four years at Oklahoma A and M college it was announced Thursday by Clement C Williams dean of the college of The Okla homa man will succeed Prof Ar thur H Ford who is now on leave of absence because of ill health and Prof James T Rood University of Wisconsin engineer who has served as head of the Iowa electrical engin eering department during 192829 His appointment becomes Sept 1 Women Leap From Window DES MOINES April A G Gibson and her niece Miss Genevieve Fisher leaped from a first floor window of their home when trapped by an early morninir fire AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Boys is some harder to manage but Nature fixes it so you dont hate to lick cm like you do girls   

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