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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 22, 1929, Mason City, Iowa T North Iowas Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES HOME EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT TORNADOES MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APRIL 22 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE FLOODS KILL Hoover Insists Debenture Plan Would Mean Disaster PRESIDENT IN MNARY LETTER SCORES SCHEME Ippposition of White pouse Expected to Cause Defeat in Senate BULLETIN WASHINGTON April 22 fP l spite of the emphatic op il position of President Hoover if the senate agriculture commltee i voted today to retain the export debenture plan in its farm relief bill April 22 VV President Hoover stood today lyefinitely and emphatically ranged lin opposition to the export deben Ilure plan of farm relief If I am convinced that it would luring disaster to the American liarmer he said in a letter to IJhalrman McNary of the senate ag riculture committee which wrote a Debenture provision into the tenta Ijve bill it introduced last week I The chief executives letter was in Response f a request from the com for his opinion on the pro ISsal and was fonvarded with state Sients analyzing the plan by Secre riea Mellon and Hyde and ithe JSmmcrce department MembershipDivided lio committee to which the ISPJI own stock In the Overholtz dis tilleries but that was all closed out even before prohibition If I was him I would have the weather department issue that every morning along with their daily reports You just cant make a politi cian believe that you might acci dentally be on the level Yours WILL Copyright 1929 arid a report ftNSif waa called Chairman McNary to meet this orning to consider the communica Jns from the white house Prior Jjthis meeting its membership was as being closely divided the question vyhether to leave debenture provision in the bill or lipovt the measure back to the sen i e with the plan eliminated jThe mooted provision In the ten ive senate bill would authorize proposed federal farm board to the export debenture plan into f ration upon application of farm V cooperatives e presidents vigorous declara ieainst it republican leaders IcoiKinced has assured its de in the senate if It should be a vote there A Will End Discussion house meanwhile was pre Jl to conclude general discus sf its farm bill today and pro Is TO TAGE 2 COLUIMN 2 ipton Formers Discouraged j NGTON April are discouraged over edmg prospect Many starlsd cks ago and have as yet been f to finish i WA FORECAST and increasing clondl ponday night slightly ijjr in south central por Jirobably slight frost In east portion Tuesday Ucloudy to cloudy prob powers in west and south jis by or before Tuesday ICAL STATISTICS gazette weather figures aur period ending at 8 m Sunday C Sunday 61 Degrees in Night 34 Degrees m Sunday 50 Degrees ke period ending at 8 M Sunday Saturday 57 Degrees in Night 37 Degrees M Sunday GO Degrees inshiny days have contrl the growth of grass in wa but the temperature ieen sufficiently high to de er forms of vegetable life eat extent There was a of warmer weather Mon ever for the mercury Imd from its low mark of 34 Agrees at 8 oclock and the out of the southeast Says vt Where Worth of Dynamite Rocked Earth BOSTON Mass Apyl You know Mellon has been a great treasurer for us and when you c o n s i der what little time he Mas had to devote to it Most of his working hours have been tak en up with is suing the fol lowing state ment to mem bers of con gress and the senate I have noth ing to do with any c o r p o ra tions I used to WILL ROGERS AVIATOR SIGHTS Shaking buildings 10 miles distant in Ishpeming and Negaunee Midi enougt slllcioiis ore was broken loose in this blast to keep the Volunteer Mine at Palmer Mich going throughout the 1939 shipping season Removing 600000 tons from the hillside a total of 213000 pounds of dynamite as used in 685 drill holes at a cost of IN WILDERNESS Man Stretched Out Be neath Wings May Be Dead SYDNEY N S W April 22 Six airplanes were headed today toward the fastness of the Tanimi desert northern territory where the plane Kooka Burra of Lieut Keith Anderson was seen yesterday with a body beneath one of its wings The planes carrying food and medical supplies sought to learn the fate of Lieutenant Anderson and Robert Hitchcock who 13 days ago started in search of the then lost Southern Cross only to come to grief themselves The Kooka Burra was sighted yesterday by a searching plane tho Atlanta in charge of a pilot named Brain Brain was on his way to Wave Hill to join the party search ing for the flyers when smoke at tracted hia attention Drawing nearer and flying over it he saw beneath him the Kooka Burra a body stretched out under one of its wings Swooping lower he thot he could make out Lieuten ant Anderson He dropped a para chute containingwater but when the figure beneath the plane did not move he concluded he was dead Sees No Other He saw nothing of the second man aboard the plane The smoke which attracted his attention came from a section of grass and brush which had been set afire nearby evidently in the hope of attracting attention The lire had died down but was smouldering somewhat The Atlantas pilot saw what ap peared to him to be a runway con structed in front of the grounded plane with some of the engines cowling nearby In his hurried ex amination be was unable to find a place to land The position was given as 80 miles from Powells Creek and 375 miles north of Alice Springs iu TORN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 3 Gangsters From Six Men in Auto TORONTO April 22 thorities were confronted today by a variation of the hijacking racket n the robbery of a gambling reaort money car carrying 55000 Pour gangsters held up six men n an automobile carrying the win nings of a big money game from the resort on the outskirts of the city at a rn yesterday Wliile the passengers in money car were searched County Constable Travener drove up Two of the robbers aimed shotguns at but he escaped and drove to a elephoneto summon aid When he returned the robbers and their vic tims had disappeared The Toronto Globe said today hat Joseph Attleman formerly of Rochester N Y a partner in tho club where tho game was con ducted was the heaviest loser Burrows another partner quoted as saying he did not hink the amount reported to be stolen was correct ROBBERS LOOT GAMBLERSCAR Blame Pilot for Death of WOMEN FIGURE IN GN PROBE NEWSPAPERMEN HEAR PLEA TO OBSERVE LAWS Elimination oFCrime National Necessity Hoover Says Text of Hoover address is on page 7 NEW YORK April 22 dent Hoover in an earnest ap peal to his fellow citizens to observe ho law declared here today that ife and property in the United States arc relatively more unsafe hau in any other civilized Country j u the world In his first address since his in auguration delivered at the annual uucheon of the Associated Press the chief executive said he was won dering whether the time had not come to realize that we are con ronted with a national necessity of he first degree that we are not suffering from an ephemeral crime wave but from a subsidence of our foundations In order to dispel certain illu sions in the public mind on this sub ject Hoover said let me say at once that while violations of law have been increased by inclusion of crimes under tho eighteenth amend ment and by the vast sums that are poured into the hands of crimina COURT DECLINES SINCLAIR APPEAL Oil Man Must Serve His 90 Day Sentence Says Tribunal WASHINGTON April 22 The supreme court ruled today that Harry F Sinclair unless pardoned must serve three months in jail for refusal to answer questions before the senate teapot dome committee Sinclair had appeal from a recent decision of the court which upheld the sentence of three months in jail Imposed upon him but the highest court today refused that opinion to reconsider Alexander High Juniors to Present Class Play ALEXANDER April junior class of Alexander high school will give its class play The Adopted Cinderella here Friday evening Those taking part are Ag nes Stoffer Grrdon Dunn Berna dlne Klinefelter Stanley Dunn Mi riam Packard Lyle Clark Bonnie Barker Leona Wenzel Elmer Lar scn Robert Roclemeyer Willis Danelson and Ethel Schulte The play is directed by Miss Verna Christenson Southern Iowa Gets Slight Frost Touch DES MOINES April 22 Frost was general in southern and southeastern Iowa last night but first reports received today indi cate that the damage to fruit trees was slight Boone reported 30 de rrccs above zero and Cedar Rapids Pursuit Plane Crashes With Passenger Ship Over San Diego SAN DIEGO Cal April 22 Lieut Howard Keefer army pilot was blamed today by the San Diego board of air control for the midair collision here yesterday of his army pursuit plane and an air liner that cost six lives including his own A statement by J Allison Moore president of the board issued after an investigation declared that Keef er had been stunting and otherwise violating air traffic rules Misjudged Distance The tragedy second of its kind in San Diego in three days occurred shortly after the airliner owned by the Maddox Air Lines Inc and car rying five passengers took off for Phoenix Ariz Ground observers said Lieutenant Keefer who was following the liner in his swift pur suit plane evidently misjudged the distance and crashed into a wing of the big plane The two planeswere seen to lurch Tha army ship rolled over a few times and then fell into a can yon The liner held its course for a minute or two but loose parts began to break away and it fell in a heap Driver Is Killed Besides Lieutenant Keefer the dead were Maurice Murphy of Beverly Hills Cal pilot of the airliner Miss Cecelia Kelley 21 news paper reporter of Kansas City Den ver and Phoenix Arturo Guajardo lawyer of Baja Cal Misa Amelia Guajardo 18 his daughter Louis D Pratt relief pilot of the airliner Keefer was seen to jump and re lease his parachute but it caught on a wing of his plane and he dan gled there until the wreckage struck the earth J L Maddux president of the company operating the passenger plane telegraphed from Los Ange les a protest against army and navy pilots being allowed to fly near airliners to give passengers a thrill He declared his pilots had flown 1000000 miles over a three year period without an accident it j j j JaneTA3aarns Heads Group Inquiring Into Liquor Parties CHICAGO April 22 official jury of 12 prominent women headed by Misa Jane Addams of Hull house has been called by Mu nicipal Judge Alfred Erickson to de termine as regards jazz and gin parties among young people The jury will be unofficial be ause women are not permitted to it as jurors In Illinois but Judge Srickson has indicated he may make ifficial whatever verdict the women reach The case is that of Mrs Jane Lis on mother of 15 year old Coletta jiston a member of the party which ended in the death of George Lux 23 last week when his automobile overturned Mrs Liston s techni cally charged with violation of the compulsory education law Should it be shown that Mrs Lis ton did not exercise proper parents over the girls conduct il vas explained the jury might sug rest that a charge of contributing to ie delinquency of a minor be made Commercial Fishing on Lake Superior Started DULUTH April 22 TVCom mercial fishing operations on the north fihore of Lake Superior have been started following the removal Neither is the question as to where you sit at the table so im portant as the more pertinent one as to whrtt is on the table and is I men to take their boats out into the there enough of Times Make MAY BE DIVORCED Mrs Hays from whom husband former clialriuun of the republican party and at present czar of movicdom is seeking a divorce SIX KILLED AS CAR IS HURLED OFF HIGH ROAD liquorby otherwise responsible cit izen yet this is but one segment of our problem Little Blame on Prohibition He explained that he cited the ex tent of murder burglary robbeiy forgery and embezzlement because only a small percentage of these could be attributed to the eigh teenth amendment and he asserted 9 STATES THRU MIDWEST FEEL STORM DAMAGE More Than 40 Persons Hurt Loss in Hund reds of Thousands By ASSOCIATED VRESS OUTBURSTS of the floods tornadoes and wind hail and rain 32 lives in the midwest soutnwest and south over the week end Injured two core persons or more and did ruin reds of thousands of dollars worth t damage Arkansas tornadoes killed 13 ersons 11 of them Negroes work ng on a plantation at Tillar Prop rty damage was reported from her sections of that state Ar ansns also was fighting against IB rising waters of the Mississippi ver 500 workmen reenforcing he levee at Knowltons landing ear Snow lake After many hours engineers believed that the anger a break at that point had cen averted LOBS of A 15 minute storm at Louisville md at New Albany Ind across the Ohio river cost two lives and did property damage of approximately a million dollars Wind and lail shattered windows in many buildings At Walton Ky two hoys were Wiled when lightning struck a barn on which they were perched to watcha ball game Five Degrees hilled ana25 Railway Tracks After Collision PTEUBENVILLE Ohio April 2 O P Vale was held today as Coroner Arch Bell took up an iu quest into the deaths of six person that of the total number of convic kiIed last night as thelr automobile tlons fop felony last year less than Two Men Held After Wreck of Automobiles IOWA CITY April 22 Schnoebelin was seriously inured Sunday when an automobile in which he was riding crashed into another car here Two companions Edgar Otto the driver and Bdwani Murphy were arrested The othnr car was owned by Jessie Averill of Cedar Rapids NEW TRIAL FOR READS IS DENIED Former Shenandoah Bank ers May Still Appeal to Higher Court CRESTON April 22 for a new trial for Thomaa A and Albert Read former Shenandoah bankers found guilty of violating national banking laws was over ruled by Federal Tudge T C Munger of Lincoln Nebr an order filed here today showed The Reads were convicted at the January term of the federal court It was the second time they had been brot to trial Charges against another son of Thomaa Read were dismissed The motion for a new trial was heard at Council Bluffs several weeks ago The request for new trial asked for the calling of wit nesses arrest of judgment and quashing of the indictment against the Reads The Reads still have the right to appeal to the federal court of ap peals eight per cent came from the source of the dry law What wo are facing today is something far larger and more fun possibility that re spect for law as iaw is fading from the sensibilities of our people he continued No individual has a vight to de termine what law shall be obeyed and what law shall not be enforced If law is wrong its rigid enforce ment is the surest guaranty of its repeal If it is right its enforcement IB the quickest method of compell ing respect fprit Hoover said there were Im mediate problems before the govern ment to investigate the existing Rgenciea nf enforcement and to re organize the system of enforcement in such manner as to eliminate its weakness To Strengthen Enforcement sideswiped by Vales machine wa hurtled down an embankment inti the path of a passenger train Four of the victims all member of the same family were killed out right as the machine bursting inti flames carried them 100 feet to tin tracks below Four others thrown from the automobile were so crit ically injured that two died and tin others were not expected to live The dead were Alcsio di Carlo Steubcnvillc his wife Mrs Rosie d Carlo their children Gina 10 Con stance 8 Junior 7 and di Carlo sisterinlaw Mary Brcss 1G Th injured were two children of the cl Carlos Triesta 14 and Angclo 15 Vale was unhurt nltho his ca overturned after losinga the collision He telephoned authoi ties after a search had been mad for him and was arrested He sai the Di Carlo automobile forced hii It is tha purpose of the federal too near the edge of the narro1 administration ho strengthen Its law added enforcement agencies week by week month by month year by year not by drania TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 5 May Demand Gallows for Domyaiicich road and that the accident was un avoidable of the series of tornadoes that car omed about the south and south west struck Dahomey Miss A twister also descended upon Wham La but no loos of life was reported there Two persons were killed at Oak Ridge La by a tornado yes terday Two Negroes were killed near Shaw Miss Piled With Snow Colorado and Wyoming were piled with snow in some sections ivhile Oklahoma Kansas and Mis souri were having flood and tornado worries Three Indians were killed in Oklahoma tornadoes A man was killed In a storm at Reecc Kana A ijaby was crushed to death in a Texas storm and a boy drowned at Wyandotte Okla Reecc and Boli var Mo were particularly hard hit oy tho midwest storms There was renewed alarm along the Mississippi river near Quincy TURN TO PAGE 3 COLUMN 4 Trial of Centerville Man for Murder of Rice Is Begun CENTERVILLE April Rites for Mrs R E Laidlaw 81 Pioneer Are Held at Cresco CRESCO April services were held for Mrs R E Ealdlaw 81 a pioneer settler of Howard county were held Friday afternoon at her home The Rev C S Carroll pastor of the Baptist church officiated She was buried OLDEST CITIZEN OF BRISTGW DIES Funeral Services at Reform Church There for John Weiland 88 BRISTOW April services for John Weiland 88 Bris tows oldest citizen will be luld here Monday afternoon at 2 oclock at the Reform church of which 22 in Oak Lawn cemetery Death oc curred Tuesday Ruth E McNeil daughter of Na I than and Sarah McNeil was born Jan 23 1818 at Rockford 111 She Allison Seniors to Glvo Day ALLISON April senior of virtually all the ice from the class play Hurry Hurry Hurry lake making it safe for the fisherwill be given at the Legion theater Friday night May 3 Miss Gladys Waucoma High School Orchestra and Glee Clubs Give Musical WAUCOMA April sec ond annual high school muslcale was presented at the local opera house Friday evening before a large crowd It was given by members of the orchestra and glee clubs under the direction of Miss Geraldine Gregory Solos were played by Harriet Cocli ran Loralne Scallon Elaine Daily Glesne is coachinsr the niav land Merlin Mogie An indication that the state would nsk the death penalty for George Domyanclch was seen as the trial of the Croatian miner for the slay ing of D Fulton Rice his attorney opened today Each prospective juror was asked if he had any feeling against the death penalty An extra venire of GO jurors besides the 50 drawn last week was ordered Defense Attorneys L L Duke of Ottuniwa and Max Howell indicated they were satisfied to have their j client stand trial in Centerville from which city he was ruslicd toj Otlumwa soon nrier the slaying be cause of talk of violence County Attorney Harry S Green leaf and his assistant Charles H Elgin raised the question as to whether Domyancich was entitled to the aid of a courtappointed attor ney at an expense to the county of 520 a day since a sum of money had been deposited in the bank by friends of Domyanclch JudgeE S Wells however allowed the ap pointment of Howell as assistant to The Rev Georgu In charge Death was a member Kramer will be followed an illness of several weeks from which Mr Weiland because of his advanced age was unabla to overcome Duke to stand came with her parents to LeRoy Minn where they tok up a home stead stretching a canvas between four hay stacks where they lived un til they got a house built She was married to Goorge Witt a veteran of the Civil war July 30 1865 the young couple making their homo in New Oregon Five children were born only one of whom is living Andrew Witt of Rochester Minn Besides the son she leaves four grandchildren five nieces and four nephews Mr Witt died in 1839 Some years later Mrs I Wit was married to B F Laidlaw whr also preceded her in death With the exception of two years spent in Missouri Mrs Kaicllaw lias spent her entire life since girl hooJ in Howard county Masons Moot at Allison ALLISON April of the Masonic lodge held in the Masonic hall on Thursday evening There was a large number present visitors nlteoding from Shell Rock Cliirksvillc Brislow Dumont mid PTrkeiHburpf Holjsirt Vance took J third degree work at this meeting AUNT HET By Robert Qinllen I like sVdrts long enough sos I can set an hold ray hands in peace without havin to worry jibout my knees ;