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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 25, 1929, Mason City, Iowa Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WJKB REPORT O M E EDITION MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY 1929 CTrri mws amp Nn 17n IOWA SLAYER GETS LIFE TERM Will Rogers BOSTON Mass Apri Well Tammany had their elec tion They wouldnt listen to Al Smith Al want ed em to stay cleaned up not only during the campaign but all the time but the boys was just anxious to revert to type in this con trovery there In the long run I am bet ting on Smith You cant keep class down He will always BASEMENTS ARE FLOODED FROM HEAVY RAINFALL Water in Winnebago and Willow Spreads Over Flats JpLOODED waters of Willow creek resulting from almost three inches of rainfall during tho past i two days again menaced property to the creek while the iwaters of the Winnebago river ap peared as high as had been reported Jduring the period when tho ice moved out this spring i Reports from the office of the city manager Thursday afternoon indi that the flood waters had Breached the highest point at noon and were gradually receding The iwaters of the Winnebago river had propped considerably lower while Willow creek altho not changing jnaterlally was believed to be lower ing P F Hopkins city manager ex pressed the belief that the waters vould recede steadily during the aft irnoon i The rainfall recorded Wednesday Cached 256 inches and the rainfall jf the previous day was checked at S inches making a total of 294 jiches for the two days This is the eaviest rain here since August i I Forest Park was again partly j nder water and the creek was less jan three feet from the bridges the creek The street under ie viaduct on First street south est was Hooded almost to the level the sidevyALklTbj point on reetji Nye and grain fcom was covered with water to the J7el of the curbs The manhole pver waa weighted down to keep jie waters from overflowing there f Water Floods Lowlands j Water was also high under the cnfisylvania avenue bridge and the flats below the gardens i B C Way and J E E Markley the point where Willow creek nnccts with the Winnebago river East park surrounding territory vas inundated Numerous reports of water enterL B basements of residents along I WASHINGTON April 25 creek reached the office oft The farm relief pro 1 Hopkins Altho the water was again was placed underattack so high as during the floods of Ule senate today as the house ah the water was backing up worked its way toward a mnnv haw Iflnal vote on tne farm measure mi consideration there Favor WILL ROGERS have it on em He can look em in the face and say Boys diil my name handi cap your organization progress like your organizations name has handicapped mine answer me again I ask you Say the kid that broke record today was a chorus girl in this Fred Stones show last year I have known her father for years He is a comedian and a good one He flys too Yours WILL Copyright 1929 OPPOSITION OF INSURGENTS IN SENATE GROWS Frazier Joins Brookhari in Attack on Measure Fa rm FLOOD ISOLATES HANNIBAL POWER PLANT DeKing and Fairchilcl IEPUTYSHERIFF WONT BE HELD IN CASE BELIEF Grand Jury Completes Inquiry Into Killing of Woman By ALLEN UALIIYMILE Associated Press Staff Writer pENEVA III April 25 VJ grand jury investigating the killing of Mrs Lillian DeKing com pleted hearing of testimony today and adjourned until afternoon for further deliberation It was reported a majority of the jurors favored indictment against Eugene Boyd Fairchiid dry investi gator and Joseph DeKing husband of the slain woman The charge against Fairchiid is purjury for having sworn falsely to buying liquor at the DeKing home It waa his affadavit that led to the raid the killing and the shooting of a deputy sheriff Would Indict DeKing It was said most of the jurors favored the indictment of DeKing on a charge of liquor law violation and resisting an officer The jurors yesterday were said to have told DeKing that he and he alone was responsible for the death of his wife Late yesterday afternoon 10 sur prise wltnessestesUfied they bought over a pariod No indictment against Deputy Roy Smith who fired the shot that killed Mrs DeKing will be returned It was reported At the time of the raid Smith had no way of knowing MAY BE ENVOY Theodore Brcntnno former Chicago jurist and once min ister to Hungary is mentioned as President Hoovers possible choice as minister to Austria He Is 75 years old Municipal light and power plant at Hannibal Mo was completely surrounded hy water when the llhe affadavit which led to the raid flooding Mississippi reached the highest stage recorded In 25 yours was false Haugen for Sugar Tariff ie sewers causing many base s to be filled Winnebago Full Winnebago river was full to owing the dam below Deckers i little more than a bigripple je water Flats around the below the dam were flooded some places the water was J over the streets Conditions river were also nearing the mark under Taylor bridge the water was flowing a wo feet below the bridge floor of the incinerator plant east portion of the city was TO VAGE 4 COLUMN 2 3WA FORECAST stly cloudy Thursday probably rain in north lortion slightly cooler lo ght frost if sky clears y generally fair not so n afternoon ICAL STATISTICS Gazette weather figures for period ending at S oclock hursday Wednesday in Night M Thursday 42 Degrees Inches all in the 36 hour period at S oclock Thursday morn iled 29 inches the greatest recorded in a like period st August There was a bit ling Thursday forenoon but to add greatly to the total of precipitation The 3111 the northwest had every nee of having come from of the Dakotaa Backing up a three hour speech yesterday by Senator Brookhart republican Iowa against the Hoov er plan Senator Frazier republican North Dakota said today the chief executive had failed to suggest any thing that would bring to the farm ers the relief that was needed Like Mr BrookhaVt he de clared I too campaigned for Mr Hoover last fall but not so enthus iastically I will confess I was greatly in hopes that Mr Hoover meant what he sai in his campaign speeches but judfemg from his recent utterances I have been forced to the doubtful conclusion that Mr Hoover didnt mean what he said then regarding agriculture Lesser of Two Evils I was not so strong for Mr Hoover but I regarded him as t lesser of two evils Frazier who as a member of the senate agriculture committee voted for the debenture plan after the president had opposed it said the plan would help to solve the pres ent emergency The president has not suggested anything that will bring the relief that is needed now Frazier de clared What we need is some legis lation that will bring immediate re lief to the present distressing con ditions Quoting a letter from the cham ber of commerce of the United States favoring a farm relief bill j resembling the measure now before cjrraes the nouse Frazier said that every time the farmer demands real help he steps on the toes of the very special interests that have been helped long ago by congress The North Dakota senator said the farmers delegation was kcptj TURN TO PAGE 4 COIUMN 2 TO INVESTIGATE SALE OF PAPERS Trade Commission Plans In quiry Into Purchase in Boston WASHINGTON April The federal trade commission an nounced today that four witnesses have been subpoenaed to testify at a hearing on April 30 in connection with the reported purchase of two Boston papers the Herald and the Traveler by the International Paper company The proposed investigation into the purported pure newspapers by the was instituted after republican Nebrask such an inquiry Chairman McCu commission also hai ter from Senator N an investigation ii ase of the two laper company Senator Norris had requested Services to Be Held for Thornton Infant THORNTON April services for Duane W Johnson five and ono half months old son of Mr and Mrs Will Johnson who died Wednesday at G p m will be held tomorrow afternoon Services at the home will bo held at 2 oclock and at the English Lutheran church at oclock in charge of the llov William Muller Rockwell Burial will be in Fountain ceme tery och said the received a let rris asking for o the alleged purchase of the control of several newspapers in Alabama by public power utility interests The chairman added the com mission had taken the Nebraska senators request in regard to the Alabama situation tmder consider ation but declined to say whether an inquiry would be instituted Resolution Tnhled NEW YORK April After a long discussion during which some delegates declared the matter was one for the federal gov ernment to investigate the Ameri can Newspaper Publishers associ ation in convention today tabled without a vote a resolution opposing mrchasc by the International Paper company of stock 1n neswpapers Watson to Ask Vote on Klan Incident of Heflin Treatment WASHINGTON April Senator Watson of Indiana the re publican leader announced in the Paris Blames Germans for Debt Failure Delay in Raising Berlin Dis count Rate Cited by Papers DARIS April 25 French criticisms of Dr Hjalmar Schacht president of the Reichs bank for his failure 10 take steps to prevent depletion of the bank s gold reserve led today it was learned in responsible financial circles to a of from 6fc to 7Ji per cent in its discount rate WOULD PROTECT u s INDUSTRY Iowa Representative Thinks Producers Entitled to Higher Rate WASHINGTON April 25 The opinion that the American beet sugar industry waa entitled to a higher tariff was expressed today by Chairman Haugen of the house agriculture committee in a letter to Harry A Austin secretary of the United States Beet Sugar asociaj wSththe OFF BY SNOW FLOODS RAGING Homes of 4000 Persons Endangered in Area Near Qumcy pHEYENNE Wyo April 25 Loss of life and tremendous damage to livestock and other prop erty was feared today following tht worst blizzard in the history of Wy Sheriff L L Bitrch announced looming which had isolated this city day that one of his deputies a mcmj nearly 24 hours and paralyzel her of the rading party which en transportation tered the DeKing home and shot Telegraph and telephone wires MURDERER OF D FULTON RICE IN PLEA OF GUILTY Domyancich Sentenced to Penitentiary at Cen terville pENTERVILLE April 25 v George Domyancich today plead ed guiltyto the slaying of his attor ney D Fulton Rice former state representative from Appanoose county The plea of guilty was made fol owing the Croatian miners comple tion of testimony started Wednes day It came as a surprise to court attaches Defense attorneys had originally entered a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity Judge E S Wciis immediately sentenced Domyancich who killed rlice on the courthouse steps here Feb 28 to life imprisonment in the itate penitentiary at Port Madison The trial opened Monday Domyancich was charged with Cirst degree murder He changed his Dlea about 10 oclock this morning following long conference between his attorney and the court Sorry for Killing Yesterday the miner who said he killed Rice because he didnt handle my case right said in reply to states attorney questioning he waa sorry he killed Rice who at one time was democratic nominee for congress The slaying of Rice was the out growth of a suit for 2D6oO dam iges by Domyancich against Tony and killed Mrs DeKing was fired at on the grounds of the Aurora race track The bullet struck the steel win clow frame of the automobile which Deputy Perly was driving and shat tered the glass Could Find Xo Particles of the window were down in every direction from Cheyenne and communication with the outside even by radio was cut off last night when the electrical power was turned off to prevent casualties from contact with livo wires on the ground and housetops Train service except on local iarucics 01 tlie window pane short lines was at n qtnnrivHli nm struck him in the face and neck1 He leaped from the car while it still was in motion but could find no one The incident occurred shortly after lark last night Teck said he did not know wheth er an attempt on his life had been made because of his beinga mem ber of the raiding party or because of his testimony before the jury late yesterday afternoon It is believed tho shooting at Peck might have been done by a fanatic all highways were blocked Even motor travel in the downtown streets here was almost impossible Busses Unaccounted For Many interstate busses due here yesterday were unaccounted for and motor cars were known to be stalled on the highways in many parts of the state Thruout the day yester day mon fought their way to Chey enne thru huge snowdrifts to obtain clothing and food for their wives and children suffering in automo ff I V1VII 111 M wcrc ccrtain biles stalled near the city t nri Fin K inrv fn miiir 1 1 libel A few weeks agoi yancich was awaiting trial Karlottd died in Chicago Numerous delays in bringing the libel suit to trial apparently In censed the miner who said follow ing the shooting that the alleged slanderous statements made by Kar lotta had caused him and bis family to be ostracized from the Croatian community in which they lived Third Bcnth Follows A third death grew out of the slaying Several weeks after Rices death his widow gave birlh to a baby Altho apparently normal it died soon after birth lacking phynl cians aaid the instinct to live The slaying aroused the citizens of Centcrville and shortly after Dom yancich turned himself over to Sheriff Earl Gaughcnbaugh he was rushed to Otlumwa because threats made by groups gathering on the street He was kept in Cen tervllle for some time but returned to the Appanoose counly jail before his trial was called The jury which was to have deter mined Domyancichs sanity had the trial gone to its conclusion was made up of wour women and eight men of the DeKinp family or friends hud tion Personally I believe in a tariff to The French protect American industry against newspapers voting products ploduced wiUl lotvcr costs i and under lower standards of liv ing Haugen said My understanding Is that the beet growers of our country are producing with higher costs and the views of responsible financiers insinuated and openly charged that he was seeking to make the German economic situation appear precari ous and unstable as justification for his plea for lower reparations Threatens Manes Stability This it was said he was able to titled to protection of under higher standards of living than abroad and that they are en YOUNGfENTIST SHOT TO DEATH rL rk t vii i M Chicago Doctor Killed White Te storm general over their fl 1 U T 11 Rocky Mountain region but not lIUD HCaiS 1 alK would have tended to check drawal of gold and foreign currency from the bank This withdrawal re cently had taken such proportions as even to threaten stability of the mark the transfer possible postponement of the Dawes plan reparations an nuities 6 Parker Gilbert agent geneial for reparations in a statement to day denied that either he or the Dawes plan transfer committee with whom he met yesterday had expre3ed an opinion to Dr Schacht with reference to a raisa in the dis count rate Denies Press Itcports Mr Gilberts statement said Tim transfer committee held its regular monthly meeting yesterday Con trary to icports which appeared in iho presn neither the committee ptir the i inv ivjvvttji lie wtia unduly wi i state wllat the rate would be but Wl Vll F trtnfl rf U A r i 1 added he most heartily concurred in the sentiment expressed by Austin that the tariff schedule should be readjusted to encourage and protect this important Indus AIMEE ON STAND IN HMDY TRIAL I Do Not Remember Re plies Evangelist to Most of Questions SACRAMENTO CaJ April 25 at testimony in the trial of Superior Judge Carlos J5 KeiEhsbank with respect lo the dis1 Hardy was brot to a close here last count ate of th Reichsbank The committee authorized the announce n e i senate today that he would ask for Sua monthly transfer on the rc a vote tomorrow on the resolution of Senator Hoflin of Alabama ask ing the senate to express regret for understood 1 was umiersioou The night in a swiftlymoving session which embraced the appearance on the witness stand of Aimee Semple severe in other states struck Wy oming at the height of the lambing season and a heavy loss of lambs and calves was believed certain by stockmen who compared the bliz zard with that in May 1927 The storm that eight lives and sheep from 20000 In the region of i oan to 100000 in other parts state The casualty ist of Wyoming blizzards usually Is composed large ly of sheep herders and stockmen were apprehensive as to the safety Treating Patients Slay ers Escape CHICAGO April 25 T1 1 r T I 1 IVO LW Lll rank L Brady a west side dentist jcf men tending their flocks had two callers last night who werent listed on his appointment book and one of them shot him dead Dr Brady 32 years old had ex tracted a tooth for a woman pa by Howard County Solon CRESCO April feature of the meeting of the high school boyn club was a talk by F B Lomas Howard county representative in the i legislature and a war playlet on by the boys themselves The of the high school faculty and a number of business and profes sional men of the city are honorary members of the club which holds a biweekly dinner at the high school gymnasium Autolsts Caught in Storm Other possible victims were those1 caught in automobiles in the deso1 late sections of the state Until tele phone trouble crews traveling ln tient and given her a chair in a pri1 tractors to the trunk wires suc vate office that she might recover ceed in connecting Wyoming cities from the effects of the local anaes1 by telegraph and telephone what thetic A man patient then sat down havoc the storm has wrought can in the dentists chair while Dr R H i not be determined Best a physician sharing offices Last reports received here before with Dr Brady watched over the Two men pushed open the door leading from the corridor to the room in which tlie patient Mrs Kdna Walsh was sitting Dr Brady was on the point of returning lo his other office when the men appeared One of the men carried a revolver which lie pointed at Dr Brady say ing Weve got you noiv The dentist cried Dont and reached out to grab the gun muzzle The Riinman fired and Dr Brady fell Anolher shot was fired into his intl the communication was cut off said i many streams were being trans1 formed into raging torrents j Snow and rain in other Rocky Mountain states hampered traffic and stopped air travel comment the treatment accorded the Ala would go to Berlin Monday Dr Sciiarht mcnt There you youll never try Mass March 1 Mrs McPhersons answers to a stunt like that again irosccutinn itieUions He pocketed his Run glanced Bt were I do not remember ami Ihis companion find the two ran into i TntX TO IAOK I COLUMN 3 ilo uot recall the corridor and out of the NEW FLOdD FEARED QUINCV 111 April 2f homes of 1000 persons and the safety of more than worth ol property lay nl the mercy j the Mississippi today and the prospects of compassion from the mighty river seemed woefully i slight Rain poured Inst night into the rivers of the north in Iowa Illinois TLUX TO COLUMN I AUNT HET By Robert Quillen A man always reaents Hie first baby because it gets tlic pettin1 hes been agettin ;