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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 23, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 23 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NQ HOOVER UP FOR TEST Postal Inspector Hurt in Gun Fight V PISTOL BATTLE BREAKS OUT IN ROOM IN HOTEL Robbers Trapped by Of ficer Attempt to Shoot It Out CHICAGO April 23 Jackson an ace among Chicago postal inspectors and four men he sought for an postoffice rob bery fought with guns in a room at the Hawthorne Arms hotel early today Jackson was shot three times and may die Clyde Mackin one of the robber suspects was slightly wounded and was captured A womtin companion of the four men Marian Courtney leaped from a first floor window and was found painfully hurt on the alley pave ment below The other three escaped Lured Robbor Suspects With the help of Morris Stein in whose toom thfe gun fight took place Jackson had lured the sus pected robbers to the hotel The pos tal inspector and a secretary con cealed themselves in an adjoining room taking down the conversatiot between Stein and the others Becoming suddenly suspicious mr men and the woman started llie necessity of attemptingthe arrest single handed He stepped into Steins room and ordered the men surrender Instead they drew guns and opened fire Jackson with a reputation in the postal service for daring tossed a pistol to Stein and told him to de rend himself He then opened fire dropping Mackin before three bul lets brot him down Woman Denies Connection Stein told police that worth f money orders stolen In the rob ilbery of a postal substation April had been cashed in the account of 1is wife at a department store ackson learning this enlisted teins aid in trapping the robbers The Courtney woman said the had used her apartment as a for changing clothes but she any knowledge of the 4wrence Judd Named I Governor of Hawaii IASHINGTON April 23 Hoover today announced appointment of Lawrence M of Hawaii as governor of the aiian Islands succeeding Gov r Wallace R Farrington who dded wishes to retire Mea IOWA FORECAST Unsettled probably showers light thunderstorms tues iV night or Wednesday in west and beginning Tuesday tht or Wednesday in east wanner in east and 1th portions cooler Wednes iiV in northwest and south cen 1 portions LOCAL STATISTICS jibeGazette weather figures for ur period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday yhest Monday Gl Degrees West in Night 86 Degrees j 8 A M Tuesday 53 Degrees hday afternoons maximum jerature of 64 degrees was the Jst recorded since the after J of April 6 when the mercury hed 70 degrees Tuesday the j was briskly out of the south jwith a warm sun shining all WUl Rogers BOSTON Mass April Say its costing me money to keep you all informed I had read so much about this word deb enture and nobody here in Boston could tell me what it meant I had to go buy a dictionary I knew be fore I looked it up that it was some camou f 1 a g e d word that woudhit do the farmer ay good JDe Jenture A certificate serving as a voucher for a debt That aint nothing but just a plain old note giving and taking And going on friends debentures is what makes the farmer need relief Besides its the middle man that dont raise the wheat but just ships it He is the one that gets the debenture That aint farm relief That bill ought to bo called exporters relief bill Yours WILL Copyright 1929 ROGERS YAQUI CHIEF IS ttmrant AGAINST CALLES Other Rebel Generals Abandon Cause and Return Home AGUA PRIETA Sonora Ilex April 23 full blooded Yaqui Indian Ramon doggedly contin ued his efforts to hold the rapidly disintegrating Mexican revolution ary movement together along the SonoraArizona border Of all the rehel generals who have moved to and from along the international line for the last six weeks he alone remained a colorful obdurate and slightly pathetic figure The rebel Generalissimo J Gon zalo Escobar presumably was at Navajoa to make a stand against the federals and with him was Gen Pausto Topete Most of the rebel soldiers had departed from the gar rison here and from Nogales So nora Gen Francisco Manzo who deserted the rebel cause was living peacefully at his home at Nogales Ariz The rebels left Yucupicio and his rother Yaqui chief Francisco Ur balejo holding the fort Urbalejo was somewhere in Arizona hav ng announced that he was thru with the revolution A few weeks ago Yucupicio de clared he had refused to de sert the rebel cause Yesterday he announced that he had called his soldiers now estimated at between GOO and 1000 about him and of fered to disband them and give them safe conduct passes either to their lomes or to the United States Later he said they had refused to accept the offer PERSONS THRU ARKANSAS WITHOUT HOMES Vast Acreage Is Under Water After Break in Levee CNOWLAKE Ark April 23 More than 5000 persons in Phil lips and Desha counties were home less today and at least 14000 acres of rich farming lands were inun dated the result of a break in the Loconia Circle levee and high water around the main Mississippi river levee at Knowltons landing High water from the White river banked ngainst the circular dikefor several weeks yesterday forced a gap in the levee more than 200 feet wide Residents gathered part of their belongings and hurried to safety No loss of life was reported All livestock was saved The refugees have oeen housed In box cars and on a string of flat cars belonging to the Missouri Pa cific railroad For several days the railroad has kept a train near Snowlalce for such an emergency At Knowltons landing engineers with a force of 500 laborers today believed they had won their fight to prevent a break in the levee there Danger Increases QUINCY HI April Jy day pointed with a to another maximum as as or higher than Mondays STRIKERS MIX IT WITH POLICE TwentyNine Persons Under Arrest After Trouble at Textile Mill GASTONIA N C April 23 Twentyfive strikers and sympa thizers were under charges today and a number were nursing injuries as a result of a battle with police men which brot the textile mill strike here to a climax yesterday Special deputy sheriffs swung pistol butts and blackjacks to halt a parade organized in violation of city ordinance prohibiting street a permit north bfhereTieidthe tantlal danger today for nearby Il linois Iowa and Missouri lowlands after prospects of a decline in the Mississippi river yesterday had brol hope that the levees might with stand the highest waters in 7 years Rain today In the opinion ol veteran observers would mean thai every levee In this region from Keokuk Iowa to Louisiana Mo would be in imminent danger A rise of another foot here would probably send the river thru or over all the dikes in this vicinity it was predicted The water reached 215 feet on the Quincy gauge at mid night South Quincy last night faced TURN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 4 WOUUfREPEAL LIQUOR LAWS Illinois House Passes Bill to Eliminate State En forcement SPRINGFIELD III April 23 P WeberOGrady bill to repeal state prohibition enforcement laws passed the Illinois house of repre sentatives this afternoon It pro cured the exact number of votes ne cessary for passage and no more The vote was 77 to 65 It now goes to the senate and should it be passed there it will be subject first to the governors approval and then a referendum vote of the people 100 DROWN AS VESSEL SINKS Two Rescue Steamers Pick Up 97 Passengers From Japanese Vessel TOKYO April 23 than hundred persons were believed drowned when the Japanese steam ship Toyo Kuni Maru sank a few minutes after striking rocks off ape Erind in southern Hokkaido The vessel sank so quickly there vas time to send only a single S O S Two steamers which reached the scene early this morning several lours after the sinking picked up 17 persons Two hundred and nine were known to have been aboard when the ship sailed from Hakodate yesterday Several naval craft left Ominato o aid in the search but It was feared there was small prospect for other survivors The 176 passengers carried by the steamer were fishermen bound for takchatka where they were to fish for crabs during the summer The disaster was believed due to Hoover Delivering N Y Speech Hoover Includes State and Local Enforcement in AntiGrime Efforts demonstrations without The 29 persons r i Aivii I W JUWJJ WelS 1OI I women were arrested on charges I lowed by a gale and a snowstorm oft j rapgmg from blockingthe coast of Hokkaido and in the1 jwalkg to drunkenness ol Hakodate ad iveathcr in the wake of last Sundays hurricane which was fol s Phatograph transmitted from New York by teJephoto shorn President HooVeV abllverlnffhis address before the executives of the Associated Ecess attheir annual luncheon in New York Monday TO CflLL 21 TO OEKING INQUIRY Deputy Sheriff and Fair Child Will Be De fendants AURORA 111 April 23 grand jury began investigating to day the killing of Mrs Lillian De King during a recent dry raid on her home here States Attorney George D Carbary was to offer the testimony of the 21 persons for whom he had issued subpoenas Evidence in charge of Carbary was to be presented against two of his aids Deputy Sheriff Roy Smith who shot Mrs DeKing and Eugene Bpyd Fairchild dry investigator whose false affidavit prompted the raid The latter was freed of a purjury charge thru a legal techni cality Smith was not to be called before the grand jury as he was in an El gin hospital recovering from a bul let wound inflicted by Gerald De King 12 son of the victim Ac cording toCarbary a transcript of testimony given by Smith on two occasions was to be presented Whether Fairchild was to testify remained problematical Special States Attorney Kelley who is also counsel for the DeKing family planned to object to Fairchilds tes tifying unless he would sign an im munity waiver and Fairchilds at torney advised him to refuse to tes tify under any circumstance GRAF ZEPPELIN ON NEW FLIGHT Second Pleasure Cruise Over MediterraneanhGets Started FRIKDRICHSHAFEN Germany April 23 transAtlantic dirigible Graf Zeppelin Jeft Frled richahafen at oclock this af ternoon on its second Mediterranean pleasure night The huge airship which Is mak ing Its last long flight before again essaying a transAtlantic cruise May 15 had been held up 24 hours because of unfavorable weather Carrying fuel for a 90 hours flight and 1200 pounds of mail the big airship made an easy start She car ried 20 pnssengers The route was left lo decision during the flight A visit to Spain was considered certain NURSE SEEKING ANOTHER TRIAL Farice King Convicted of Killing Former Iowa Resident DENVER April 23 for a new trial for Farice King 38 nurse convicted of murder for kill ing her former sweetheart John C Bobzine a policeman was filed at the west side criminal court yester day It was announced that a petition carrying 100000 signatures asking District Judge Charles C Sackmann to grant the new trial soon would he presented to the court Bobzine who formerly lived in Oilman Iowa was shot to death as he slept ata hospital where he was recovering from gunshot wounds suffered i4 liquor raid Miss King by chance was called to attend the patient whom she had not seen for more than two years Capitol Pricks Up Its Ears at Talk of Firing Incom petent Officers By JAMES I WEST Associated Press State Writer WASHINGTON April 23 V President Hoover has reached out and swept state and local as well as federal enactments Into the already broad compass of his law enforcement campaign In doing so he bus stated that the enforcement of those laws con cerns the president of the United States both as a citizen and as one upon whom rests the primary re sponsibility of leadership for the establishment of standards of law enforcement in the nation Will Help States In employing this language in his address yesterday at the annual luncheon of the Associated Press in New York City Hoover makes it clear that one of his purposes is to give assistance to crime commis U S PLAN FOR ARMS CUT MAY WIN APPROVAL Geneva Delegates See Chance for Success in Proposal pENEVA April 23 the light of their unquestioned ackground of compromise there vas growing belief at Geneva today hat American disarmament pro osals broached yesterday by Am bassador Hugh L Gibson might mve made possible a disarmament lons m thr several states which igreement between the Teat naval 5av been methods of re uuvui jucing crime thru improvement of both the judicial and enforcement systems To this extent at least he went further than he did in his Inaugural address the keynote of which was law enforcement His belief is that the states themselves can material ly assist in the general movement for suppression of the crime wave which is giving him more concern 1 than any other problem before the country There were two things in this statement which attracted more than passing interest in politlca SENATE ACTION ONDEBENTURE TO SHOW WAY Watson to Call Plan to Vote in Short Time By RAYMOND ZHENLE Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON April 23 UP1 Republican lenders in the sonata nations The project continued to absorb delegates to the preparatory com mission of the league of nations which is seeking a possible basis for a future international disarmament conference The proposals were be ieved to embody the results of long months of study by American naval experts Resemble Root Proposals Some observers explaining them likened the project to proposals EHhu Root which are believed to hava paved the way for American adherenooto tife world icourt Amer ican objections to berttitii forms of advjsory opinions were removed with tentative agreement to handle each case on its own merits So does the Washington warship formula involve ELINOR SMITH SEEKS RECORD Youthful Aviatrix Trying to Stay Aloft More Than 22 Hours ROOSEVELT FIELD April 23 a new solo endurance flight record for women Miss Elinor Smith 17 took the air in a cabin monoplane at today The record is now held by Miss Louise McPhetridge of California 22 hours 3 minutes and 12 seconds Miss Smiths plane carried 209 gallons of gasoline enough for 30 hours under normal flying condi tions Weather conditions were consid ered excellenL Glenville Man Is Overcome by Gas From Automobile GLENVILLE Minn April Ai Haugen rural carrier on No 2 had a narrow escape from death by monoxide gas poisoning Sunday aft ernoon while working on his car in a closed garage He was found in an unconscious condition by his daughter find the attending physi cians staled that had he remained in the building 10 minutes more tuey could not have saved him I specific unit characteristics Various factors besides tonnage enter into the formula and any one of them may bring a variation on the indexing according to Urns for instance it would not nec essarily hold that a fiOOO ton crui ser would be 60 per cent as effi cient as a 10000 ton cruiser Dif ferences in age gun elevation etc probably would give it a rating of nearer 5000 tons Experts Must Agree The relative value of such charac teristics as age displacement of the vessel and gun caliber will have to bo determined by agreement among experts of the powers altho the American delegates already have worked out what is believed may be a fair index of proportion One point to be agreed upon par ticularly with England is the per centage of estimated power to be ac corded six inch gun cruisers which England considers especially adapt ed to the needs of the empire It was believed here that the Amer ican proposals would give England greater actual tonnage and more boats than Americans had but that American tonnage would have an equivalent or proportional equiva Ipnt in of firi ftrrh t lent in strength efficiency or fighting REVENGE LOSES BY 15 MINUTES Escaped Convict Tried to Slay Killer of His Father DAVENPORT Okla April 23 Bill Tilgham who escaped from the Tennessee peni tentiary a month ago to avenge the slaying of his father Bill Tilgham famous frontier peace officer was on his way back to prison today his quest lost by 15 minutes Young Tilgham well known here was arrested by Marvin chief police a quarter of an hour before Wylie Lynn a former federal prohibition officer who shot and killed his father at Cromwell Okla five years ago arrived on a bus He had heard Wynn was a passenger on the bus and was waiting for him with two guns The man who shot my father was on that stago that arrived a few minutes after you picked me up he told Marvin Roberts chief of policfi I thot perhaps Id get a chance to meet him Young Tilgham was serving a sentence in the Tennessee prison for attempted robbery of a Memphis bank when he escaped The elder Tilgham was shot and killed in an altercation with Lynn i who was acquitted whea Dleaiiel self deferas j brand of congress Fortified by the expressed opposl ion of President Hoover to the pro posal Senator Watson of Indiana made known that at the earliest op ortunity he would give notice as republican leader of his intention to ask the elimination of the debenture iection voted into the farm bill by he agriculture committee Confers With McNury The senator decided upon this course after a conference with ihairman McNary of the committee at which it was agreed that the ad ministration leaders should use all heir Influence to obtain passage a bill acceptable to the white House in view the experience during the ast few years in which differences oetween the executive and congress caused farm relict proposals to come to naught Senator Watson Issued a state ment in which lie said the friends the farmer must abandon losing Onei waathe declaia capable an OF THE MOTOR the postmasteaimch support matter fee of the oldMcNary cess already ssenfferIn ISPOh the 1m case of distriirjcau and there is conjecture the th of country The other was the promise of the most rigid scrutiny not only of the records of nil persons suggested for official appointment in the entire law enforcement machinery but also a check of their attitude to ward the enforcement of all law which of course includes the eigh teenth nmendmRnt Awaken Moral Sense It is evident that Hoover has set himself the task of conducting a TURN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 1 Experts Fail to Complete Debt Scheme Delegates Agree to Adjourn Conference T Report to Governments PARISi April 23 official communique of the experts commit tee on reparations issued shortly after noon today announced failure of the conference to reach an agree ent on a reparations settlement The communique said the plenary session had unanimously decided upon appointment of a subcommi tee to be charged with work of out lining the chief points to be embodied in a report to the governments con cerned rfaugen bill he contended that Pres ident Hoovers expression of opposi tion to the debenture proposal had cleared the air around the farm bill and that under his able leadership congress will quickly enact a farm relief bill based upon the principles expounded in the republican plat form Lenders Are Hopeful Administration leaders have been carefully checking over the senate roster and are hopeful that they have ample votes to eliminate the debenture plan They foresee a coal ition of republican independents with most of the democratic sena tors in nn attempt to keep the pro posal in the bill but they believe that by putting up the question as one of party loyalty they can hold their lines fairly intact The attitude of the house haa given administration leaders no cause for worry The leaders consid er it certain that the house will re ject the debenture plan overwhelri ingly GURRY mm Door Not Closed The door was not closed to fur ther negotiations The communique said that while the subcommittee was drafting the report to the vari ous governments other members of the delegations would work to see if agreement could not finally be reached where they had failed be fore Observers regarded this as the slimmest of hopes however The communique indicated imamI mous decision to appoint the sub committee to draw up a final re port The communique said The committee on reparations 1ms re ceived and ordered to be filed the report of the subcommittee of last week that of Lord RevelstokR statingthat an agreement on fig ures with the German delegation had not been reached The committee in plenary ses sion thereupon has unanimously de cided upon the appointment of at subcommittee to be charged with i the work of outlining the chief i points to be embodied in a report Designate Group Chiefs The chiefs of each national group were designated to act as such a committee While this work is proceeding on points already uponit is anticipated that by all groups alike will be continued in order to arrive at an TURN TO PAGE 13 COLUMA 1 Wealthy Insurance Man Is Selected to Succeed G W Olvany NEW YORK April 23 P Curry wealthy insurance man who for many years has bcsn a dis trict lender on the cat side today wan elected chieftain of Tammany hall to succeed George W Olvany resigned AUNT HET By Robert Quillcn Amy neednt say nothin about my double chin If Id keep it as busy as she docs hers it would be wore to the bone ;