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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 24, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home DAILY TIMES HOME EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PEH COPY ASSOCIATKD PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY APEIL 24 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICB JsfQ 169 COPELAN URGES PLAN DEATH OF FOUR PASSENGERS ON VESSEL PROBED Steamship Company Blames Sunstroke and Malaria NEW YORK April 24 tives today were seeking details of the deaths of four passengers during an African cruise of the Can adian Pacific liner Duchess of At holl Officials of the line at Montreal said the dead were Dr Edward Hardenbrook Rochester N Y Henry J Nonveb Roslyn N Y Mrs A H Ernecke Hollywood Cal and Luther Facey Kingston Jamaica The liner was due at Cherbourg France today First news of the deaths which 1 placed the number at 10 was re ceived in a letter to relatives at Old iLyme Conn from Miss Louise STerry a passenger on the ship 1 The companys statement said jtwo deaths were the result of sun jstroke and two were caused by Relatives of Hardenbrook JNorweb and Facey however said Jcablegrams gave sunstroke as the ause A letter received by Mrs Florence Waterman at the Ernecke Ibome In Hollywood said Mrs JErnecke died of tropical fever Miss Terry in her first letter ated from Cairo Egypt said the Victims had diagnosed the cases s malaria but that a puzzled port officer had sent ashore for rb otherphysicians who also were i sayingtie believed the deaths due i the bite of an insect while the Actims had been ashore fPYANCICH TAKES STAND of Slayer Pins Its faith in Hallucination Theory ENTERVILLE April 24 UF rge Domyancich took the stand as the first defense witness in trial for the slaying of D Ful Rice his attorney started his testimony after the concluded the presentaRon of nee that he killed Rice on the house walk Feb 28 fense attorneys asked questions ned to establish that he had iCinations a state objected to some of the s and the jury was excused t points of law were argued tate argued that Domyancich Si not be allowed to make mtions of that kind as the an insanity plea ncich apparently cool and Janswered all questions put to New Maroons 20 on Levee Elinor Smith Sets New Air Flight Mark 17 Year Old Girl Breaks Record of California KOOSEVELT FIELD N Y April 24 fP Elinor Smith landed at p m with a new womans solo endurance flight record to her credit She took off at a m yes terday DOOSEVELT FIELD N Y April IV 24 Smith 17 con tinued to travel in circles over the Long Island flying fields today with the hope of regaining the endurance flight record for women She took cff in a cabin monoplane at a m yesterday and must remain in the air until after 10 a m to better the record of 22 hours 3 minutes 12 seconds held by Mrs Louise McPhetridge of Cali fornia Had Gallons She took off with 208V2 gallons of gasoline enough for a 30 hour flight under normal conditions Miss Smith established a wom ans record of 13 hours last Janu ary but shortly after this was sur passed by Miss Bobby Trout of Cali fornia who lost to Mrs McPhet ridge In her previous flight made in an ajjen cockpit planeMissSmith stiff sc amateur pilot revealed that Uui time she was amply protected against any chilling blasts Shewont be freezing this time he said No not even if it gets a lot colder than any of us expects Ellies got her heavies mother and I saw to that before we let her start Tough Night Note Says About oclock a note was dropped from the plane in which the young flyer said she was having trouble with the stabilizer and hac both arms wrapped around the stick It was apparent however that she did not regard the trouble as serious for the note added Tough night but it wont be long now Hoover Hits at Debenture Clause in Farm Bill THATS A LOT OF DEBENTURE PLAN WOULD COST 1 GOVEeHMENT MORE THAN A YEAR IF PRICES OP FARM PRODUCTS WERE INCREASED IT WOULD STIMULATE OVERPRODUCTION TRICT SOUTH WILL AT THE OUTSET A SIG ANTIC TREASURY GIFT WOULD 5O TO DEALERS MANUFACTURERS OTHER NATIONS PROBABLY WOULD INCREASE THE IR for CANADIAN STOCK qEOWEBS WOULD BE ABLE TO PUR CHASE AMERICAN CORN FOC LESS THAN WHAT AMERICAS FARMERS WOULD J A GENERAL IN TAXES WOULD BE NECESSARV TO MEET THE AN N UAL COST vi President Hoovers critical tetter on the National Granges debenture plan of farm reliuf tins left leaders lit both houses of congress to predict the passage of the 5500000000 cooperntlve murkelinjr bill without the clause in question The president outlined his objections to the export debenture nlun in a letter addressed to Senator Charles McNary chnirman of the senate agriculture committee President Hoover and McNary tiro shown above with Louis J Tabor master of the National Grange viio ad vanced tho plan Some of tlio Hoover objections iro illustrated IOWA FORECAST jostly cloudy showers and jderstorms Wednesday night 1 probably in east and north ions Thursday morning Thursday and in extreme portion Wednesday night A to strong shifting winds OCAL STATISTICS jeGazette weather figures for iir period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday lit Tuesday GO Degrees It in Night M Wednesday BLAME DEATHS ON BOOTLEG WAR Two Cleveland Men Taken for Ride and Bodies Dumped on Road CLEVELAND Ohio April 24 rTI of two men about 25 who had been shot to death and then thrown into a ditch were found near here today Police said that bootleg gang warfare had broken out again The men were identified tenta lively as Skinny Fuerstman and Isadore Shlller They had been taken for a ride and dumped from the killers auto in typical gangster style Detective Chief Cody said The bodies were lying face downward At the point where the bodies were found there was no indication of a scuffle which Detective Cody interpreted as sufficient evidence that the bodies had been thrown out there after the killing nacJ been done somewhere else Gibson Arms Cut Proposal Wins Support Sir Austen Chamberlain Says j Britain Will CoOperate j With Americans LONDON April 24 Aus ten Chamberlain British foreign secretary told the house of com mons today that the British govern ment shared fully the hopes and wishes of the United States govern ment on disarmament as set forth in Ambassador Gibsons speech at Geneva Monday The government desires me to take this opportunity to express its warm appreciation of the cordial conciliatory spirit shown by the Am erican delegates and give assurances on its behalf that in the same spirit and with the most earnest wish to reach a complete understanding it will consider the American sugges tions declared Sir Austen Sir Austen made his statement in answer to a question by Command er Joseph Kenworthy laborite 111 tanket of clouds which arrived js scene before noon Tuesday ted the mercury from reach je heights to which it seemed Ined early in the day There litermittent sprinkling in the Ifternoon and in the night a ll totaling 38 of an inch de Id The wind remained in the Wednesday morning with the ying bravely to push the mer ip the column Osage Band Plays to Raise Funds for Trip OSAGE April hign school band directed by A R Ed gar gave a benefit concert Monday n i evening to help defray the expense of going to Iowa City May 4 when they play in the state contest They played there three required hum whether Ambassador Gibsons 50 Degrees 38 of an Inch bers El Capitan by Sousa Pre lude by Hadley and Poet and Peasant overture by Suppe as well as a varied program of other selec tions Miss Marjory Dorsey pleased the iarge audience with her rendi tion of The Hill of Silence with which she won the state dramatic prize at Stuart last Friday speech had been called to his at tention and what response his ma jestys government proposed As was at once stated by my no ble friend Cushendun began Sir Austen hia majestys government shares to the full the hopes and wishes of the government of the United States as therein set forth His majestys government equally with the government of the United States desires not merely a limita tion but a reduction of naval arma ments LITTLE HOPE TO RESUME CONFAB Report Japanese Reparations Delegation Has Arranged Passage Home PARIS April 24 were few indications today that the door to further negotiations left open yesterday by the conference of ex perts on reparations would provide a way to prevent disbandment a few days hence Preparation of a report to the governments concerned occupied a subcommittee composed of the chiefs of the national delegations Altho technically this subcommittee might find the means necessary to a compromise few held it possible and the tendency was to conclude the work in best possible shape with the least possible delay The Japanese delegation It was understood had arranged passage for home This situation might be altered instantly by a change in the atti tude of Dr Hjalmar Schacht Ger man spokesman Hia position how ever remained as it was yesterday n reiteration of last weeks stand that Germanys capacity to pay was less than the allied demands Gil Worries Minus Word From Calles 7ederal Chief Thot to Have Engaged Rebels in Son ora Campaign MEXICO CITY April 24 Pi Undisguised tenseness prevailed to day at Chapultepec Castle presiden tial headquarters as word was awaited from General Calles in ex treme southern Sonora where a bit ter battle with rebels was believed to have been under way for 48 hours Considerable mystery surrounded the situation at Masaica and San Antonio Sonora where the rebel army of 6000 or 7000 men was last reported entrenched but whether this mystery waa of Chapullepecs making awaiting more favorable re ports or actual lack of Information was not known 000 Acres Already Un der Water Follow ing Crash By GORDON M SESSIONS Associated Press Staff AVriter QUINCY 111 April 21 Twenty persons were left ma ooned on the levee along the South Quinsy Gardens this morning as a new breach in the wall which oc curred at 7 a m widened from tiG ect to 100 feet before noon A steel bottom boat was being from Keokuk Iowa to aid n the rescue Water from the Mississippi vivsr vas pouring in fast and the entire South Quincy Gardens district was expected to be under water before night 200 Residents Out Most of tha 200 residents of the district vacated at once The 20 ma rooned on the levy were unable to beat the onrushing waters The river fell sixtenths of a foot between the time of the break and noon At noon the water was lap ping about 30 homes constructed last fall and valued at approxi mately The inundation covers 5000acres were patrol ing1 the district and allowing none to enter without a pass Red Cross officials brot a number of tents to house the homeless Flood Crisis Passed HANNIBAL Mo April 24 Unless heavy rain falls in northern Missouri and in Iowa start a new rise the Mississippi flood crisis here lias passed and the river is ex pected to drop one foot in the next 24 hours weather bureau saio to day The river began falling this morn ing The stage was 214 feet The fall at Keokuk Iowa was 14 feet during the last 24 hours and at Ottumwa the Des Moines river had fallen 14 feet this morning Rain was falling in this section Iliver Down at Kcotiiik KEOKUK April 24 a heavy rain which began at 7 a m the Mississippi river today fell to the 369 foot stage a drop of 11 feet since yesterday The dike approach to the Keokuk Hamilton 111 bridge is free of wa ter and all levees in this vicinity are holding Indications today were that unless rain is general the Mis sissippi and DCS Moines rivers here will continue to fail The Skunk river has dropped 55 feet since yes terday minimizing the danger in the Green Bay district The highway south of Keokuk in to Missouri still is closed Will Rogers BOSTON Mass April Say that speech of Mr Hoovers yesterday waa just about one of the strongest things a presi dent ever said when he said life and prop erty la less safe here than any other civilized country in the world The only difference o f opinion we can have about that is do we come under the head ing of civilized I doubt that WILL ROGERS more than I do the statement He hadnt spoken two minutes till you could tell the same man hadnt written that speech that had been in there before It was about the condition of the country but not the same condition that Calvin used to enumerate to us Babe Ruth came up this after noon and didnt knock anything but a single I never was so dis gusted Yours WILL Copyright FLETCHER WILL MIT POST AT ROMEEMBASSY Ambassador Mentionec as Next Governor of Philippines By JAMES L WEST Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON April 24 Henry Pv Fletcher after more than a quarter of a century of dip SENATOR WOULD ELIMINATE IDEA OF DEBENTURE Haugen Principle Would Be Put Back in Farm Bill WASHINGTON April 24 the house set itself today to complete its farm relief bill Senator Copelaud aNew York democrat proposed to eliminate the export de benture plan from the senate biit nd to reinstate the equalization fee the McNaryHaugen bill which aused two vetoes of that measure y President Coolidge Chairman Haugen of the house griculture committee informed is colleagues that it was the hopa T his committee that the houso easure might be completed before djournment In the senate how ver the way was not so smooth Copelands Reasons The senate agriculture committee gainst the wishes of President Hoover has Inserted the debenture Ian in its bill Senator Copeland said that his mandment proposed to put the iquallzatlon fee back Into the bill n the same language as it stood in the McNaryHaugen Dili I do this without prejudice to tha debenture plan he said I have become convinced that the deben ture plan cannot pass in the senate It would be a great pity to have a farm Dill ruined hy failing to pro jvide some method of financing It Warehouses WASHINGTON April 24 system of federal warehouses un JKtchur lomatic service is to re tire as ambassador to Rome Upon the appointmenl of his successor he wil return to the United States While he has communicated no fina decision to his friends as to bis future there are suggestions that hi may enter the race fo There were General advanced no recent messages Calles believed to northward out of f 0ULD CURTAIL CORN PLANTING Davenport Banker Thinks Farmers May Limit Production uu UHLSU Buu Ulllc CHICAGO April 24 ence as baa hitherto existed has not farmers will soon cease raising corn They have indeed themselves made proposals for such a general reduction and that the reduction should be applied to every class of war vessel As between ourselves and the United States such differ from have San Bias with his troops The last received from him told of movement of three federal columns against the rebel earthworks with a force of 2000 federal cavalry under General Alamentes considerably in advance of the main army The last dispatches told of an at tempted rebel flanking movement under General Rabatte who had left Masiaca in the direction of Choix northeastern Sinaloa In a seeming effort to get to the rear of the fed eral armies General Calles said a force had been sent to engage the rebels and thrwart their plan State Moves Against of senator from Pennsylvania and tha he may also be considered for ap pointment as governor general o the Philippines IWay Run for Senate Since he has spent so many year abroad some friends of the ambas sador doubt that he would take th post at Manila which would requir his absence from the country fo four years They are more inclined i to the belief that he will seek a seat j in the senate as he long has had a desire to round out his career In the worlds greatest legislative body Many candidates are being urged for the post of governor general of the Philippines the list including besides Fletcher Silas Strawn of Chicago Brig Gen Frank McCoy and Maj Gen Douglas MacArthur President Hoover for the present at least is giving little considera tion to filling this post to which he sought to appoint William J Dono van of New York former assistant der the jurisdiction of the secretary of agriculture to be used for tha storage of all farm products was proposed in a bill introduced today by Representative Howard demo crat Nebraska The measure would provide 542000000 for the construction of Ihe warehouses and would exclude the secretary of agriculture from any provisions cf the interstate commerce act in the operation of the warehouses This bill will go further to pro mote orderly marketing Howard said in a statement and accom plish that great need in less time ihan any other plan of legislation leretofore proposed Must Sell Immediately Under the present disorderly marketing system Howard said six out of 30 producers of fann products are compelled to sell their products immediately following har vest In order to procure money with which to continue farming op erations Under the operation of the proposed warehouse system the pro ducer could soil his crop when he pleased and not be compelled as under the present disorderly mar keting system to sell when the specultor pleases to have him sell been concerned principles not with with these great the relative I strength of our respective navies I but with determination of the cate gories into which I should be divided ships of war English Flyers Try for NonStop Record p i UNWELL Eng April 24 it Pullman Company Head CRANWELL Leader A C Jones Williams and Flight Lieutenant N H Jenkins flying a royal air force Is Dead in Chicago CHICAGO April 24 monoplane left Cranwell thlniF Carry president of the Pullman morning for Calcutta in an effort company lied at his lake shore for outofstate consumption unless they receive a stabilized price of 2 a bushel Frank B Yetter Daven port banker said yesterday in ad dressing the Prosperity club Yetter said that only 15 per cent of Iowas corn yield of 480000000 bushels goes on the market Iowa farmers nt last have real ized that others fix the prices of the things they buy and that that is the law of trade They are going to apply it both ways from now on or OFFICERSHOMES Cleveland Explosions Blamed on Harassed Bootleggers by Police CLEVELAND Ohio April 24 T dynamite bombs which police charged against harassed bootleg gers exploded within an hour of each other early today in attacks upon two members of the departj to the attorney general mcnt One was planted nt the home of Capt William A McMasters and the other at a recent residence of Sergt Patrick J Holland chief of the vice and liquor squad At the McMasters home part of a porch was lorn away and all win dows in the neighborhood were shut tered Mrs McMasters and two chit Jren William Jr I and Ruth 3 were severely shaken Frame porches were ripped from a four apartment building where Holland lived until four weeks ago Windows were broken and occupants of the Engineer Protests When His Old Engine Is Ordered Supplanted OSKALOOSA April 24 Denny Collins senior ranking en gineer of the Minneapolis and SL Louis railroad protested when offi cials ordered replacement locomotive he had driven years His protest caused rescind ing of the order of for 30 I jto establish si worlds nunstop long drive residence this morning Deathland thnt produces the IS per ccil thrown from their Groups in Kentucky Aiding were r beds LOUISVILLE Ky April 24 Police snid they believed the ex The state is seeking to break up plosive was thrown from an auto all alliances and combinations of mobile in each case Another bomb turf associations attempting to lisa ing a week and a half ago was ac their influence in elections and dom copied rs an attempt upon the life innte in selections of candidates of Police Sergt John Mack who appointees Attorney Gen J W j until recently lived at a building Cammack declared in chancery court bombed by bootleggers police said here yesterday during arguments on the motion of attorneys for Lntonin The residences of Holland and Mack are listed in all current directorief other products will grow on the commonwealths suit and Churhill Downs to transfer thn lU their former addresses and Satisfactory i Eugene A Gilmore acting gov ernor is functioning to the satisfac tion of the chief executive and his friends believe he will be given seri ous consideration when Hoover de cides to name a governor general The president is not committed against naming a military man for the place vacated by Secretary Stimson and it is believed that the test he would apply in such cases would be whether an officer pro posed for the appointment were militaryminded Give Morning Concert j at Rudd High School PUDD April Drake University band presented a selec tive program at the Rudd high school Tuesday morning at oclock All of the school pupils and facul ty attended the concert besides distance air record ascribed lo carebral embolismsurplus he asserted racing organizations Eugene M court Iho declared they believed thoiip responj many from the community lo sible for the explosions gained their The members of the band stoppc information Uieie 1 hero for lunch before going AUNT HET By Robert Quillcn Ella wasnt satisfied with her operation It helped hei some but the stitch in was so wide it left a pucker ;