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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 2, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS WIRH REPORT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 2 1929 FINAL EDITION UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLE MENTAL SERVICE EBELS BOMB TOWN IN SUSANDS PAY TRIBUTE TO IL S ENVOY Fast French Cruiser Will Bring Herricks Body to Home Country pARIS April 2 i passing the bier of Ambassador Herrick signed the register at the American embassy today at the rate of 10 a minute Thousands added their names to those of other thou sands who came yesterday to pay their ast respects to the American envoy The file comprised the most huruble and Frances most distin guished and aristocratic A cardinal and ambassadors were among them also a former president oC the coun cii and representatives of French royalty But the mass of visitors were just plain French people un known personally to the ambassa dors family or those at the em bassy Photo of Lindy Near The ambassadors official family bade him farewell this morning They found his body lying on a bed surrounded by his favorite violets and appearing as if it were in rest ful smile still on his face A photograph of Col Charles A Lindbergh was on the mantlepiece folding the place of honor for one vjho was nearest his heart His fa vorite Griffon dog Max remained outside the bedroom door and ilp peared inconsolable and American col Mississippi Rising Fast New Flood Is Expected EIGHT PERSONS ford Cornelius N Bliss and Clark on Potter A number of members of the American Legion sighed the register also The funeral ceremony Thursday will open with the funeral oration pronounced by Premier Raymond xoincare himself Will Have Honor Guard After it is concluded the cortege will form outside with a guard of honor to which the ambassador is entitled as holder of the rare dis tinction of the grand cross of the Legion of Honor The cortege will proceed a short distance to the Anierjcan procathedral where there will a memorial service The body will then be placed on a special train and conveyed to the coast and taken aboard the new fast cruiser Tourville which will depart immediately for New York There Parmely Herrick the ambassadors son will await it to accompany it to Cleveland for interment League Aids Nations in War on Narcotics GENEVA April 2 dicodide and benzoylmorphine have been proclaimed dangerous habit forming narcotic drugs and as such the nations of the world will seek to control their use Twentyfour governments have notified the League secretariat that they have extended to aucodal and dicodide the system of control pro vided by the Hague and Geneva opium conventions and 12 govern ments have announced a ban on the free sale of benzoylmorphine Wea IOWA FORECAST Generally fair Tuesday night and Wednesday rising tem perature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday Highest Monday 87 Degrees Lowest in Night 19 Degrees At 8 A M Tuesday 33 Degrees One of the moat pronounced days of melting of the entire spring ap peared to be in store Tuesday The mercury was fairly leapingfrom its low mark of 19 degrees in the early part of the forenoon under the in fluence of a bright sun and a south erly wind The nine inch covering of snow of Monday morning had been reduced to about five or six inches by Monday evening Will Rogers NEW YORK April be lieve I discovered a way to aid preachers in getting people to church Publish their pictures in the pap ers every Monday instead of just on the day af ter Easter There ia no reason why people should have to wait from one Eas ter to anoth er The only time I ever one of these WILt ROGERS afternoon leas was at the embassy in Paris at Mr Herricks invitation The American tourists lapped up all the tea before I could get near the tables but he gave me some awful nice wine after they had left He was a fine jolly humor ous old man Yours WILL Copyright 1029 DEPUTY SHERIFF OF RUM KILLING Smith Says He Thot Woman Was Aiming at Him LGIN 111 April 2 Smith deputy sheriff who last week shot and killed Mrs Lillian DeKing during a liquor raid in Au rora and was shot in turn by Mrs DeKinga 12 year old son today told a corners Jury that the woman was aiming a pistol at him when his gun exploded accidentally as he stumbled while backing toward the door The coroners jury came here from Aurora to take Smiths testi mony in a hospital where he is con valescing After hearing his story it went to Geneva where the formal inquest was opened Smith said he and two deputies accompanied two officers to the DeKing home after the two officers had been unable to gain entrance to search it Thot Everything Was O K He said they found tho house lighted up and he had understood that everything was all right and that Peter DeKing Josephs brother and a deputy were inside He said he entered by the front door after the house was surrounded and did not anticipate trouble He noticed a boy and then saw a man backing toward him Pistol In hand shout Ing he Intended to shoot the first of ficer to enter Smith said he then realized he was the only officer in the house and decided it were best to knock out the armed man which he said he did with the butt of his pistol As this man identified as fell Smith said he heard a woman scream altho he had understood Mrs DeKing was not in the house The woman rushed toward him cursingand screaming be declared and snatched up a pistol dropped by her husband leveled it at him Her son Gerald he said was behind him altho he did not notice the boy at the time Claims He Stumbled The deputy said he was backing toward the door and stumbled and from then on things were not clear to him He said someone shot him thru the leg and he thot the woman had fired until the boy ran from behind him with a pistol shouting mama I got him I got him Smith said that his gun was discharged from the hip about this time and he fell and remembered nothing more until he found himself in a hospital A juror asked if he had seen the search warrant on which the raid was made and he replied in the neg ative but added that the officers MEET DEATH IN SEVERE STORM Wind Sweeps Over 13 States Loss Near Mil lion Dollars NEW YORK April 2 death toll from a furious wind storm that swept across 13 states and part of Canada yesterday mounted to eight today Several score persons were hurt There was much property damage The storm which reached a veloc ity of 70 miles an hour at some places originated in the southwest tearing across parts of Arkansas Missouri Nebraska Iowa Illinois Minnesota Wisconsin and upper Michigan and then across Ohio into Pennsylvania West Virginia New York and New Jersey Buildings were unroofed wires were blown down and trees up rooted Lakes Swept by Storm Both Lake Michigan and Lake Erie were swept by the storm and much property was damaged along the lake fronts Waves aa high as 35 feet dashed along the Illinois Wisconsin shore on Lake Michigan At Buffalo three ships were torn from their moorings and the Lake bpve One man was killed In B a falling tree The wind blew down a hangar at the Buffalo airport damaging planes Central western New York was hard hit and cities and towns were cut off from communications by blocked highways and crippled tele phone service In Patterson township near Beav er Falls Pa a 7 year old girl was killed and 50 other children en dangered when the wind blew off part of the roof of a school building A 10 year old girl lost her life In a similar happening at a school build ingat Newell W Va and a child was killed at Welch W Va when a home was wrecked Farm Home Collapses The storm cut a path four miles wide along the Delaware river in eastern Pennsylvania and New Jer sey causing one death Boyd Tit man a Polkville N J farmer was killed in the collapse of his home The storm was most furious in the vicinity of Portland Pa and Co lumbia N J tearing houses and barns from their foundations and unflooring scores of others Two automobiles on the Titman farm were twisted into wreckage and blown more than 50 yards Two persons were killed In Ohio A girl was killed in Arkansas by a falling tree The storm was ac companied by sleet and rain in Can ada JjssNcar Million Damage estimated at 51000000 was done in Ontario and Quebec The air mail service thruout the province and across the border into New York was discontinued Fire resulting in damage was caused by a bolt of lightning which struck the steeple of the Ro man Catholic church In St Paul de Buton Quebec FIGHTING NEARS CITY OF HANKOW Nationalist President in China Reports Cap ture of Town SHANGHAI April 2 headquarters of Gen Chiang Kai ihek nationalist Chinas president it Kiukiang issued a statement that government troops yesterday took Hwangchow 35 miles cast of Han kow from the Wuhan opposition nnd were advancingupon Hankow itself capturing many prisoners Admiral Chen ChaoKwan re ported nationalist gunboats yester day began bombardment of enemy positions at Yanglo much nearer to Hankow It waa said the squadron would advance to Hankow tomorrow to cut off the retreat of the Wuhan adherents across the Yangtse The decision of the Cantonese generals to obey the central govern ment and the peaceful eviction of Kwangsi troops from Kwantung was regarded in nationalist circles never went without warrants and I ns a severe blow to the cause of the he waa satisfied there was pne Kwangsi military clique Big Plane Rumored as Lindys Honeymoon Ship Water Nears Levee Crest Damage High Wind Lashes Lake Michigan Into Worst Storm of Years CHICAGO April 2 damage mounting into the mil ions and a serious new flood threat remained today to remind the mid west of the rain wind and snow lovm that swept over the region Sunday and yesterday The Missis sipp was already Hearing tbo tops of its levees Patrolmen were called back to duty as the water rose rapidly last night A stage of 195 feet wag re orded on the Quincy 111 gauge am3 jovernment forecasters predicted the water would go over the 20 foot mark by tonight The Fabius river was out of Its janks and threatened drainage dis tricts near Mark Mo the Lima lake district north of Quincy was in dan er from high waters of Bear creek Vater covered the tracks of the Surlington railroad between Canton Mo and Keokuk Iowa but trains vere still running early today Lake Hard Hit High winds lashed the southern end of Lake Michigan into the worst itorm in years At St Joseph Mich he waves pounded the city water vorka so hard that there was dan ger JttfitVrBftmaCerflft the citys According to published rumors which have gained wide circulation the office slilp of A Lindberghs transcontinental air line is slated to be tho honeymoon ship of the flyingcolonel and his bride Mss Anno Morrow 1hoto below shows the ship the City of Columbus In its hangnr nt Maddux airport Los Angeles top left the double rultman berth with upper and lower beds shown thru tho muin door of tho plane und right an interior view looking ift from the pilots compartment SUE STEPMOTHER FOR FAMILY HOME Day Children Claim Fair mont Residence Belonged to Mother FAIRMONT Minn Apri Hearing will be conducted in court here April 5 in the action brot by four children of the late Frank A Day against Mrs Day their step mother seeking possession of the family home here The children assert that the home was owned by Mrs Lucia Day Mr Days first wife who died in 1DOD and that following her death a court decree gave it to them giving the use of it to Mr Day as long as he lived Because Mr Day died several months ago they claim the property which includes a tract of five acres of ground should be turned over to them Court Upholds Mans Right to Laugh Even If Picture Is Sad CHICAGO April 2 Thomas J Pillion goes to the movies it is to laugh Pillion guffawed in the wroug place at the StateLake at least the management contended The film was sad A circumstance which did not coincide with Pil lions mood so he waxed merry as others wept Someone tljrew him out for his cinemal lose majesty He sued To day his attorney contended that mans right to laugh even at a sad movie had been vindicated by a settlement in Pillions favor FUGITIVE HELD IN CLEVELAND Morrie Miller Wanted in St Paul for Part in Murder Case CLEVELAND Ohio April 2 V Miller sought by federal officials on an indictment charging he was a member of the Superior industrial alcohol company liquor conspiracy ring surrendered today to U S Marshal George A Stauf fer Hiller is wanted in St Paul on charges alleging complicity in the murder of Burton Stevens hijack er He surrendered on 515005 bonds furnished for him when he was ar rested and released at Miami Fla last February When Miller surrendered C D OBrien Ramsey county Minn at torney nnd Herman Vail St Paul captain of detectives were waiting at the federal building in an at tempt to gain custody of the prison er tinder a warrant fo his return to their slate President Hoover Completes First Draft of Congress Message WASHINGTON April 2 President Hoover has completed the first draft of his message to the special session of congress and is now engaged in revising the docu ment He plans to send it to the capital by messenger for reading by the clerks of both houses rather than deliver it In person as has been done by some of his predecessors PANIARDS OFF ON NEW FLIGHT Attempt to Fly 1200 Miles From Rio to Monte video RIO JANIERO Brazil April 2 Ignacio Jimenez and Francisco Iglesias Spanish aviators who recently completed a trans Atlantic flight from Seville took off here at a m a m B S T on a nonstop flight at tempt to Montevideo Montevideo capital oC Uruguay s located 1200 miles south und west from Rio Janeiro Tho Spaniards plane the Jesus Del Gran Pocler has a speed capa city of 300 miles an hour and might be expected to reach the city by p m p m B S fllarket Changes Hands PLYMOUTH April meat market here has changed hands again H A Cooper having wold out to George Cleminson of Manly Mr Cleminson took possession Monday morning and will move his family down from Manly soon Mr Cooper has not announced his plans ior the future COLLECTION OF TAXES INCREASE Payments on Income Were Nearly Greater Report WASHINGTON April 2 increase of approximately 000 In income tax collections for March 1929 as compared with March 192S was shown today in cuoast rnnn i1rvrtofl f h nf oKn CUSTOMS MEN EXPLAIN RAID Rich Mans Yacht Searched for Liquor Owner Pro tests to Capital NEW YORK April 2 tome officials announced today that It was a patrol boat of the toms enforcement bureau that halted Stuyvesant Fishs yacht Restless near the State of Liberty Saturday to search it for liquor Fish a wealthy broker and sportsman had complained to Washington that the search had been conducted in a highhanded and abusive manner with several men pointing revolvers at him and his family while another searcliet the yacht No liquor was found anc the yacht was allowed to proceed Fish first believed the boarding vised figures in the daily statement of the United States treasury For tlui month of March this year the total collections were 804 as compared with but of the amount credited to the months collections about were taxes that already had been entered under February totals The collections for the month brot tbose for the first quarter of the calendar year 392 to a total of SGSi 000000 as compared with for the same period last year The collections from income taxes for the fiscal year up to April 1 have totaled while for the same period of 1928 fiscal year they aggregated Customs men denied that methods had been employed Slayer of Father Must Stand Trial in Spite of Coroner along the bealtais eriously menaced Scores of cottages at Long Beach resort near Michigan City Ind vere in danger of being washert away and parts of the city pier had already been destroyed Trees and ea walls had also gone out Property damage in Chicago alone was estimated at 51000000 The vaves swept over the outer drive n Lincoln park and made it neces ary to close that thorofare It wns eared that parts of the drive might 3e washed away as the lake kept up ts assault early today Northwestern university students vere enlisted to help coast guards men reinforce the walls at Evanston with sand bags The ground floor vas awash last night The Clark treet beach at Evanston was oh iterated the sand burying shore docks and the waves cutting into he shore line Wire Service Hampered Telephone and telegraph linfrs vere down in many states Wiscon sin suffered the most and several newspapers in that state were orced to got their outside news via radio An ice field eight feet deep blocked traffic on a highway north of Menominee Mich until a pas sageway was blasted Four deacns were attributed to the high winds which blew down signs trees and chimneys and Bowled over small buildings and barns in Indiana Arkansas Mis souri Michigan ami Illinois AIR ATTACK ON NACO GETS TOO FAR OVER LINE alles Unable to Check Escobar New Battle in Prospect NACO Ariz April 2 American town of Naco was bombed today apparently unintentionally and Feny Baker 35 of Alliance Ohio was wounded when a Mexican rebel airplane dropped tour missiles in an attack upon he federal stronghold of Naco Sonora on the Mexican side he line Two of tho four bombs fell on American soil Many win dows here were shattered Tha other two bombs fell in Naco Sonora The attack was a continuation of the raids started last Sunday by rebel aviators under Gen Fausto Topete Thus far 19 bombs have oeen dropped in three days Up to today the casualties on the Mexi can side wore two killed and three or four wounded American infantrymen are sta tioned here with instructions Drevent if possible any damage on the American side of tha border Naco is held by about 1200 fed erals Tojjetes attacking forces sev sralmyeg south of the city Terror Holds Sway Baker was attended by a physt sian at the United States immigra ion office Ho was reported to hava been struck in tha head by bomb ragments There also was an un erified report that a boy was hurt during the attack Terror held away foe a few min utes In the American town as those n tho danger zone ran for cover Charles B Hazeltlne com manding tha American troops here declined comment The population of he two towns ia approximately 3 OCO evenly divided by the Interna tional line CALLES LOSES OUT LOS ANGELKS John Crawford Jr April 2 18 who fessed lie killed his father a former policeman last Thursday will be brot to trial on a first degree mur der charge despite a coroner s jury verdict of justifiable homicide which held the youth shot in self defense members of the district attorneys office said SEARCH ON FOR SOUTHERN CROSS Four Flyers May Be Down in CannibalInfested Australia SYDNEY N S N April 2 Search was being made today by air and water in the Australian I bush for the missing plane Southern Cross and four men Absence of word from Capt Charles Kingsford Sniilh Charles T Ulm and their two companions who radioed Sunday they were coming down in a rain storm 100 miles east of Wyndham western Australia led to anxioty An Australian Airways plane chartered by a newspaper arrived at Wyndham at noon loday on a veconnoittrlng trip A launch pro ceeded up the Drysdale river with petrol and stoves While I here was considerable dif ference of opinion aa to to look for the aviators who were en route from Sydney to England thoro xvns a foolingthey warn forced flown near either Drysciale mission station or at tho Port feorpe mis sion on I bo Prince Repent river Tlio laltnr place is milos cast of western Australia Tn cither event the country in In habited larproly only by natives many of whnm nre unfriendly and I reputedly cannibalislir JUAREZ Chihuahua Mexico April 2 sweeping rebel vic tory in the battle of Jimenez dur ingwhich the rebelling forces ad vanced 20 miles southward to Cor ralitos was claimed In a bulletin received by the headquarters of the revolutionists here last night Gen Jose Gonzalo Ksco ba revolutionary cornmanderin iuJ is too busy firing a machine gun to fiddle around with a type writer as one of his aides put it little else was known hero of the battIe which has been under way for more than 21 hours Repulsed Two Attacks TCscobar sent two bulletins to the rebel headquarters here early yes terday announcing he had repulsed two attacks by the federals and ex pressing confidence that the rebels could hold Jimenez Indefinitely Officials of the revolution here be lieve that If Escobar can hold Jimenez thruout today lha federals will have to retire to reach their base of supplies Word was received In Chihuahua yesterday that the federal garrison loft In Torreon when Gen P Ellas Calles forces advanced northward TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 4 AUNT HET By Robert Qutllen She looks so happy an independent T wouldnt be lieve she was the new preachers wife until some body said she was his sec ond ;