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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 9, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PEH COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 9 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 156 SENATE PASSES HAMMILL PLAN Charles G Dawes Named as Ambassador to Great Britain REBELS CHOOSE ARMY CHIEFTAIN AS PRESIDENT Provisional Leader on His Way to Direct New Battle JUAREZ Chihuahua Mexico April 9 provisional president of Mexico by the insur gents Jose Gonzalo Escobar rebel generalissimo today was on his way to the mountains in western Chihuahua with 6000 well equipped troops Before his departure from here yesterday on a threesection train the provisional president said tho revolutionists would make a stand in Chihuahua or Sonora depending upon circumstances and then put into force a rigid censorship to pro tect the movement of rebel forces The provisional president already has named Alego Bey minister of the treasury of the new govern ment and is consideringthe selec tion of other cabinet members AimeeV Mother Sued for Breach of Promise by Minister at Seattle HANGS IN BALANCE NOGALES Ariz April The fate of the Mexican revolution 1 appeared to hang today on the abil of the rebel Commanderinchief Escobar Jvtpj Ltime the advancing federals inder Gen Elias Calles federal neralissismo ndications that the opposing commanders were gathering their forces for a supreme effort in Sina jloa and Sonora appeared when it iwas announced here that Escobar was expected to arrive in Nogales Sonora today from the state of Chihuahua by airplane preceding his principal army which was rac westward from Juarez and other points Seat of War in West This together with word from exico City that General Calles was eaded for Culiacan Sinaloa to ake personal command of a drive orthward into Sonora the heart o he rebel country indicated that the rincipal theater of war has been shifted to the west At least two important obstacles IjjUppeared in Escobars path Thi irst was the uncertainty v as to vhether his main army will be abl o enter Sonora from Chihuahua be ore it is intercepted by federals Forces from General Cardena 3jilso were reported to be heading to rd Pulpeto Pass thru which Es obars rebels were expected to en Sonora Another obstacle to the apparen consolidation move Is the fed ral garrison at Naco Sonora on Arizona border east of here 1300 Defend Garrison 3 Less than 1200 loyal federals un Gen Lucas Gonzales have hel fhe Naco fortifications against re TtWX TO PAGE 10 COLUMN 7 IOWA FORECAST Probably occasional rain Tuesday night and Wednesday not much change in tempera ture LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures yt 24 hour period ending at 8 while 422 voted no iclock Tuesday morning TJ Highest Monday 58 degrees Lowest in Night 3S degrees At 8 A M Tuesday 41 degrees astor Wants Claiming Mrs Kennedy Wouldnt Many Him EATTLE April 9 that Mrs Minnie Kennedy moth r of Aimee Semple McPherson vangelist made violent and pas ionate love to him arid then re used to marry him were ou file ere today in a breach of romise suit by the Rev H H 31ark middle aged minister of the Christian denomination here The minister alleged that Mrs Kennedy came into his life under the assumed name of Mary E Clark last December in Seattle Clark averred that Mrs Kennedy rented a hotel apartment here where they could talk undis turbed The suit set forth that while they talked of establishing a tab ernacle for Clark MRJMTKEHNEDV in Seattle and out fitting a gospel ship for missionary work in Alas ca and along the Pacific coast Mrs Kennedy persuaded him to visit trie apartment and another hotel room The minister asserted that Mrs LIFE TOLL HEAVY IN MIDWEST TORNADOES gospel ship after vtheir wedding Clark represented himself to be hesitant at first about the marriage proposal but declared he finally con sented Clark set forth that he first earned that Mary E Clark really was Mrs Kennedy when he saw her picture in a newspaper last Feb ruary Thereafter he alleged Mrs Kennedy abandoned him and about wo weeks later admitted her irue identity The minister alleged that Mrs Kennedy then Informed him she would not wed him Clark also alleged he had given up his position on the strength Lhe agreement to start the taber nacle and gospel ship Mrs Ken TURN TO PAGE 10 COLUMN LITTLE CHANCE FOR SINCLAIR TO ESCAPE JAIL Supreme Court Seldom Grants Rehearing on Decisions WASHINGTON April 9 less very unusual delays are ob tained Harry F Sinclair will spend most of the summer in one of the capitals oldest public buildings the Washington asylum and jail be cause of hia refusal to answer all questions asked him during the sen ate Teapot Dome investigation Jail officials are emphatic in their declaration that the wealthy oil man will be granted no special privileges not available to other prisoners Time for Appeal Under the rules of the supreme court Sinclair has only 25 days in which to appeal for a rehearing from Its decision yesterday uphold ing Ws conviction for contempt of rlJU Story Votes Big Sum for Paving Work Total of 58 Miles Will Be Hard Surfaced by 1930 AMES April 9 strong ly opposed in the rural communities Story county yesterday voted 5062 to 3166 in favor of the authorizing bonds forpaving its principal highways The urban vote more than offset the vote cast in the rural sections with Ames where nearly half of the votes were cast almost unani mously favoring the issue I The vote here was 3248 for and 107 against Wins at Nevada At Nevada 882 yes ballots were cast while 98 were marked no Colo voted 131 to 60 for the Issue Story City voters opposed the bonds 265 to 84 In LaFayette township 6 voted for the issue to 201 against and in How ard township in which Roland is lo cated 33 yes votes were cast fine of Rehearings are seldomgranteii and the supreme courts mandates in such cases are usually sent to the court of appeals of the district of Columbia within ten days Whenever the mandate in Sin clairs case is received United States Attorney Rover has ex plained he will be notified promptly to appear to begin his sentence The jail built 70 years ago is in the southeastern part of the city blocks east and several blocks south of the capitol While it is near the river it is In one of the low lying sections Faces Another Sentence Sinclair also is facing a six months jail sentence for contempt of court which has been held up by an appeal This followed his acquittal after a trftl on a criminal conspiracy charge brot against him as a re sult of the Teapot Dome naval oil j reserve lease and was based on the j employment of Burns detectives to investigate members of a jury which was to have heard the case His appeal in this case is still pending Confirmation Awaits Word From London Former Vice President to Finish His Job in San Domingo First By JAMES L WEST WASHINGTON April 8 tho the white house was silent it was learned today that the name Dawes former The above ptoturestell of the tornadoes thrft visited Wisconsin Minnesota nncl Iowa killinga score of persons nnd Injuring many times that number Upper is n searching party at work in Baron Lower is what was left ofa country home nearFrldley Minn Church Robbers Get Needham Rites Will Be Held at Lakota LAKOTA April serv ices will be held for Mrs L J Need ham who died Sunday morning at her home here The body will be taken to Niles Mich for burial She is her husband and one son two sisters and three brothers j Monday nights minimum Jacked f ist 1 degree of touching the frecz point it being 4 degrees higher ian that of the previous night f ondays maximum was 3 degrees ihove that of Sunday Tuesday clear with the wind out of iie northeast more east than brth The Story county election was the first county bond issue to be held In the state since the state bond issue was declared un constitutional by the Iowa supreme court It called for the issuance of Sl300000 in bonds for paving the Jefferson Lincoln and Wilson high ways across the counfy Two years ago a similar proposal to issue in bonds for pav ing primary roads at Story county was defeated by about 700 votes Rural communities voted solidly against the measure at that time The fight against the proposal voted on Monday was led by the same group that successfully op posed the former issue To Pave 58 Miles The program contemplated by the issue calls for concrete surfac ing of U K Highway Mo 65 from TURN TO PAGE 10 COLUMN 8 Will Rogers NKW YORK April another bunch of congressmen landed today from Panama bin Morgans experience has been a lesson to them and everything was carried ashore internal ly What good does it do to have a high priced lawyer When Mr Sin clair refused to answer q u e s lions on the stand its a cinch his law yers had ad vised him not to I hope the poor fellow didnt WILL ROGERS pay em for that kind of advice Supreme court said today that New York City subway riders could ride for a nickel but it didnt say they could get a seat Yours WILL Copyrtffht 1029 RULES AGAINST RADIO MERGER Combination Prohibited by Law Matter Must Go to Congress WASHINGTON April 9 Administration officials have reach ed the opinion that the proposed union of the Radio Corporation of American Communications Inc with the International Telephone and Telegraph company is prohi bited by the last radio law and is a matter that must go to congress The proposed merger was an nounced several ago altho the Davis radio law specifically pro hibits any combination of wire and radio companies It was said the time that it was not felt by officials of the two companies that the outright pur chase of the Radio Corporations communication system would come under the provisions of the act CUSTOMS MEN FIND DIAMONDS Valuables Uncovered in False Bottom of Trunk From Havana MIAMI Fla April 9 States customs officers today were holding jewelry and uncut diamonds valued at approximately taken yesterday from the fnlse bot tom of a trunk shipped here on a steamer from Havana in what is be lieved to have been an attempt to j smuggle them into this country The owner of the trunk whose Identity could not be learned here was said to be in custody of Havana police Steamship officials said the man left the steamer just before it sailed Money Gems Are Taken by Masked Men Chicago Congregation Is Lined Up and Valuables Stolen CHICAGO April 9 snarling cursing thieves masked aud armed held up 80 members ol the First Rumanian Synagogue congregation last night taking in money and jewels It was the first instance in Chi cago police records of a holdup in side a place of worship Laurence Bungardean Rumanian vice consul was among the few to escape loss He was mistaken for one whoalready had been searched and was ordered to one side from ftild wircd ahead to Efhrly estimates of the loot ran ns I Miami risking the of Charles Gates vice president has been pro posed to the British govern ment as ambas sador to the court of St James Formal an nouncement of he appolntmpt awaits word r o m London that Dawes a c c e p t a ble as he successor to A 1 a n s o n B Houghton who is o leave London CKARUS J OAWES or the United States April 27 General Dawes is in Santo Dom ngo at the head of a mission reor janizing the finances of that West Indian republic and he will com plete that work before he goes to London Friends of the former vice presi dent said he had made this a condi tion to his acceptance of appoint ment to the London Post the most souguj after American diplomatic Friends of President Hoover re garded it as fortunate that he was able to obtain the consent of Gen era Dawes to enter the diplomatic service because they believe him to be well fitted for the task ahead They consider also that he would carry additional prestige because of the fact that he is a former vice president There are several important ques tions pending between the British and American governments chief among them is naval limitation in volving cruisers and other auxiliary fighting craft Several efforts to reachan agree ment for limitation on these ships have been made but at the present time the countries apparently are as apart as ever on the subject ROAD PROPOSAL OF GOVERNORS WINS 38 T010 Authorizes Bonds o to Pay for Cost By I O KAKTACK Associated Press Staff Writer DES MOINES April 9 Iowa senate today passed Gover nor HammuTs road bill by a vote of 38 to 10 The measure in the form of R house resolution would writs into the state constitution a six year pri mary road expansion program and a bonding plan of not to exceed 5100000000 to pay for it The resolution adopted by tha house of representatives March 28 by a vote of 62 to 45 must ba passed by another general assembly and then adopted by a vote of the people Special provision is made la the resolution that the primary bond program can be financed from funds now accruing to the primary road fund notwithstanding the provision ia article 7 of the constitution limiting retirement of state debt to uuds derived from direct taxation It was on this point that the pre vious program was declared Invalid by the supreme court Only One of Fugitive Four Still Missing Within Twenty Years Bonds authorized could not ex ceed and could not run longer than 20 years and would which may be added for the pur pose The contemplated pavtngr program hi embodied in the new article and follows closely the layout in the pre vious measure It specifies more than 3000 miles of primary roads to be hard sur faced in the six year program As in the invalidated plan the resolution would authorize first thn retirement of all outstanding county road bonds used in paving state pri maries and in this respect is retrr active as the six year program takes effect this year Use of county bond issues plus current primary revenues is planned o carry out the first two years work while the project is in tha process of adoption Attempts to add or change speci fied paving routes met with rebuffs TURN TO PAGE 10 COLUMN 8 Escaped Burglar Believed to Be Hiding in Mississippi Swamp MAGNOLA Miss April 9 Pi Warden R M Amacker of the Louisiana state prison farm at An gola scene of recent battling of con victs for freedom led a posse that today was closing in on Magnolia swamp where Jim Heard the last of four criminals who broke their way out of the penitentiary receiv ing station early Sunday was be SOUTHERN GROSS IS FOUND CLAIM Australian Mission Says Plane Is Down on Coast SYpNEY N S W April 9 The airplane Southern Cross miss ing for nearly 10 days with Capt Charles KingsfordSmith and three companions on an attempted flight 1 to England from Sydney was re ported by the Drysdale mission sta tion in western Australia today to have been found on the coast 30 miles southwest of the station 1 A boat was standing by to take off the aviators according to the mission report which was forward ed by way of derby CORKESPONDENT WANTED The GlobeGazette is in need of j an enterprising and reliable news I svriter nt Dougherty If interested I address the managing editor I high as but after a check police placed the loss at about Detectives hunted thru west side hooldum haunts today confi dent that they knew the identity of at least a pair of the five robbers Took Them SO Minutes For nearly half an hour the rob bers some with pistols some with shotguns moved among the congre gation which had been ordered to line up against a wall From the arms and hands of the women the robbers snatched bracelets and rings The mens pockets yielded billfolds and watches The robbers held handkerchiefs to their faces but before the robbery was finished two of them had aban doned this method of concealment Some members of the congregation said they Recognized these two and their names were later given police A special meeting was being held to hear Victor Phillips of Bucharest representative of the Rumanian government in the tenth anniver sary celebration of United Rumania to be observed In Bucharest in May Tho meeting was in the church par lors where Queen Marie of Rumania her Chicago return of he trunk to Havana Customs officials however had made their discovery before his request was received 1 ALONE CREW ORDERED FREED Departmentof Justice Asks That Sailors Be Released NEW ORLEANS La April 9 OT Thomas E Randell and his crew of the Canadian schooner Im Alone which was sunk by coast guard craft as a rum runner in the Gulf of Mexico were dismissed to day by the U S commissioner at the request of the district attorney District Attorney Edmond E Tal bot Maid he wished to have it under stood that the dismissal did not in any way prejudice the right of the lieved in hiding Mississippi officers FARMER HANGS SELF IN BARN No Reason Can Be Found for Suicide of Alta Vista Man NEW HAMPTON April Ducan 35 a farmer in Deerfleld township west of Alta Vista com mitted suicide by hanging himself in his barn Monday morning Death was duo to strangulation as his neck was not broken He was found by his family after he falter to answer the call to breakfast County officials were called but no inqtiest wns held Louisiana He survived by his widow an1 trustees and F L Cox prison chap flve children He was in good health lain were at the head of the search1 antj evs who surrounded the mired sec tion and kept an allnight vigil for a rush of the escaped burglar nt daybreak Steven J Beck a bank robber surrendered to officers o oame i upon him and got the drop Fred Wilson purse thief stole an j automobile from Sidney Brumfield I near Magnolia while the hunt roused the countryside bound his farmer victim and stripped him of his clothes Fleeing in the car he stopped to pick up two young hoboes aband oned the car and stopped in the woods near Hazlehurt while one of his companions ostensibly went for food but came back with Shertif Gillis Cato of Copiab county Adam Wilson surrendered lo of ficers without a struggle when they surprised him in the backyard of a Magnolia residence no apparent reason could be iven for his act Issue of Herald was a guest during vILaKo coaslfuarc to fire llpon PnillipS was nearing the end ofj m smugglers his address when the robbers ran to Appear Monday TURN TO PAGE 10 COLUMN 7 and sink DKR MOINI5S April 9 Pi I Thii action was understood tociala of the Det Moincs Herald an I have been directed by the itepart1 nuuncert today that their first issue ment of Justice from Washington would appear Monday April AUNT HET Ry Robert Guillen 1 dont want no niiin tlmt never denies himsolf nothin athrowin it up lo me about bein wasteful in the kit clion ;