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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 26, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT HOME EDITION ASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY APRIL 2671929 TORNADOES KILL UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE SURE PRESIDENT WILL WIN HIS POINT Measure Minus Deben ture Plan Passed by Lower Body WASHINGTON April 26 4 The problem of general farm relief was exclusively up to the sen Tjale today the house having com the major phase of Its work jon the subject yesterday by passing its bill and ordering it forwarded to other chamber The vote in the I recorded at 367 to regard iiid as a clear indication that Presi dent Hoovers opposition to the ex debenture plan which is re jljeiving vigorous support in the sen jite will be heeded In the final ac ion of congress on the subject Senate leaders plan to allot onl jwo or three more days to the gen fc ral discussion of the bill before tha I hamber They expect to be able t Iringthe debenture provision whic voted into their bill by the ag jiiculture committee to a vote b B uesday night and after that is dis loosed of to obtain a vote quickly on entire measure Convinced of Defeat Conceding that the vote on ttf Sbenture provision will be close th convinced afte nbershlBthati leacles seven or eight demo its will vote against the plan aril Biat tai to 14 republicans will vdti flnr it Practically no opposition to raher sections of the senate bill has Ijeen indicated Defeat of the debenture provision idministration supporters believe Lvill eliminate the principal obstacle 1 n sight to bringing about an agree lent between the senate and house the phraseology and provisions the measure altho at presenl are somewhat different I The bill sent to the senate by the ouse is regarded by administra on leaders in both chambers as swing the approval of President foover Like the senate bill its iiTipal clauses provide for the es Vhment of a federal farm boaru giS a revolving fund disposal to be employed large JP7ru cooperative agencies and K Bodily stabilization corpora in an effort to enable the r to help himself toward pros i and economic equality with in other industries Iff Two Score Proposed than two score of amend to the bill were dur two daya the house devoted asideration of changes in the 3eceived from its agriculture gttee but only three were ac and these were all proposed of the committee with TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 2 FORECAST Friday night Saturday cloudy probably showers southwest portion uch change in tempera tCAL STATISTICS Gazette Jweather figures our period ending at 8 m Friday t Thursday 54 Degrees I In Night 40 Degrees 1M Friday C3 Degrees II 04 of an Inch jtle rainfall that descended 8 and 10 oclock a m boosted the storms total i3 of an inch A large part fuddle western country was jj the rain If that doesnt of waterinto the Missia 1 cause flood conditions just how much of a necessary to accomplish Will Rogers BOSTON Mass April See where some society visiting President Hoover said for hu mane reasons they dldnt have him shake hands with them Well that was fine Now why didnt they go further w 11 n their idea and not visit him and take up his time then they would ha v e been 100 per cent correct See where a lot of real dry people are trav WILL ROGERS eling on wet boats now They claim its to get drunkenness on the dry votes Charlie Chaplin has dyed his hair Why didnt you let her go Charley an old guy ia funnier than a young one any day Yours WILL Copyright 1929 SOUTH JURY DECIDES NOT TO INDICT Investigators Deadlocked for Hours Over Hold ing DeKing pENEVA III April 26 grand jury has decided not to in dict Deputy Sheriff Roy Smith for the slaying during a dry raid of Mrs Lilliam DeKing but it was report ed to have been deadlocked for some hours yesterday over a pro posal to indict the dead womans husband Joseph on a liquor charge Ten surprise witnesses were un derstood to have told of having bought liquor from DeKing at his Aurora home and it was on this testimony that some members of the jury favored an indictment The majority however held that wheth er DeKing sold iiquor was beside he question the Investigation being o determine how his wife was killed and if her hilling called for ndictment It was revealed that DeKing was asked by one juror if he did not con sider himself to blame for his wifes death Had he not been standing with his revolvers in plain sighl when the raiders demanded to search his home he would not have een struck down from behind and his wife shot he was advised One true bill was voted It MISSISSIPPI TEARS THRU QUINCY LEVEE raSInB Mississippi poured tliru 120foot wide crevnsso at Qulncv III 8 Vt rieht LbWCr ViCW over rich farm charged perjury against Eugene Joyd Fatrchild whose affadavit of buying liquor at the DeKing home ed to the raid Fairchild told a oroners jury that he did not ac ually buy the liquor himself as the affadavit asserted A coroners jury found that Mrs SeKing had been shot by Deputy iherlff Smith as she attempted to o to the side of her husband who lad been felled by a blow from Smiths clubbed shotgun The jury ecommended Smith be held for manslaughter Several members of the grand ury yesterday were said to have oted to indict Smkh but the num er was insufficient and only one allot was taken William Reed Asks New Trial at Sidney SIDNEY April 26 A motlon for a new trial has been filed by at torneys for William Reed former Hamburg constable who was con victed Tuesday on a manslaughter charge in connection with the fatal shooting of Charles Dudley Taylor Hamburg Sentence has not yet been pronounced District Scholars to Be Tested at Algona ALGONA April district academic tournament will meet at Algona today There wilt be tests in every subject that the high chool course includes There will be about 400 students present tak Ing the examination WATERS RECEDE IN MASON CITY Residents Along Stream Are Still Battling Sanitary Sewer Troubles Altho the waters of Willow creek and the Winnebago river had re ceded Friday morning to a foot lie ow their highest level reached Thursday residents of Mason City continued to battle sanitary sewer troubles The water in WiKow creek which is still too high to allow roper drainage of the sewers was receding slowly following the rain of almost three inches Wednesday and Thursday which was the high et recorded since August 1928 Basements of many business cs nblishments on the south side were illed with water Thursday niorn ng to a depth of five feet in some buildings causing considerable dam age to property stored there Busi ness was affected to some degree because of the high water interfer ing with the regular routine In many places furnace fires were forced out and heating was made impossible West park was again above wa ter altho a few pools were still standing in the lower places There was still about a foot of water un der the viaduct on First street southwest and East park was again practically free from flood Water which had seeped In thru basements of houses adjacent to Willow creelc waa slowly draining out or being removed by residents Numerous reports of the backing up of sanitary sewers were still reaching the office of P F Hop kins city manager Friday morning Mr Hopkins explained that the flood conditions are combination of three things An increased head on the sewers is created by the P G and E dam under the Pennsyl vania avenue bridsre which especial ly affects the section south of Wil low creek said the city manager Added to this the ground has been so thoroly soaked all over the citv that slow drainage of the water will naturally follow This condition has not existed for many years like It has this spring Also there is an inadequacy of storm sewers which puts the load on the sanitary sewers Dry Cleaning Starts Blaze at Thompson Childs Crib Catches Fire in Explosion of Gas Fumes THOMPSON April 13 mouths old baby of Mr and Mrs Cy Ashpole waa burned to death this morning when its clothing caught fire from an explosion of gasoline mes A girl working in the Ashpole lome was dry cleaning clothea in he kitchen when the gasoline she was using exploded and set fire to Lhe babys crib which stood beside he table where she was working Before the child could be removed it was too late to save its life The girl was badly burned and contents of the first floor oE he house were damaged in Hie jlaze which followed the explosion The only other person at home was Mrs Ashpole who was in another part of the house when the accident occurred The fire was extinguished before the building suffered ouy reat amount of damage DOMYANCiCH NOW NO 14315 Slayer of Fulton Rice Begins Life Term in Peni tentiary FT MADISON April 26 George Domyancich confessed slay er of D Fulton Rice today became No 14315 in the state penitentiary here Domyancich wan sentenced to STAGE SET TO HALT REBELS Calles Notifies Gil He Is Ready to Start An nihilation MEXICO CITY April 26 Ion Plutarco Elias Calles notified President Portcs Gil today that the stage was set for annihilation of the rebel west coast army with its retreat northward cut off by a ourned bridge 18 miles north of Navojoa Sonora Federal light horse cavalry under 3en Joventino Esplnosa undertook a forced march last night which was expected to place it in position or a Hank attack on the revolters oday as the main federal army at tacked them at their front No Escape Possible Artillery was brot up during the night with the prospect that alr lanea would inflict heavy casual ies with a new supply of 73 pound Raging River Likely to Break Every Levee for 75 Miles Below Keokuk HOOVER WANTS STONE TO HEAD CRIME INQUIRY Supreme Court Justice Reluctant to Under take Big Job By JAMES L WEST Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON April 26 President Hoover is understood to be seeking the services of As sociate Justice Harlan Fiske Stone 5000 Persons Ordered to Be Ready to Move at Moments Notice QUINCY 111 April 26 Hurt ing its tremendous bulk south ward in the biggest rise since 1851 the Mississippi today was waging a new assault that may break thru every levee for 75 miles below Keo ktik Iowa leave 5000 people home less and cause damage that might reach Acting on the government observ ers prediction that the stage would reach 22 feet at Quincy today and might go to 224 feet Sheriff Ken neth A Elmore ordered officials of the 14000 acre Limo lake district 10 milaa north of here to havo all families ready to move promptly in case of emergency This district wns causing the greatest worry today with levees capable of standing only about six Inches more rise and with INJURED LIST AT 200 STORMS HIT SIX TOWNS Georgia and South Caro lina Struck by Two Twisters of the United States supreme court is chairman of his national law en forcement commission Information in some quarters is that the former attorney general is reluctant to retire from the highest the chief executive will bo entrusted to the commis sion that ex haustively study ing lha whole in this section people live Prepare Evacuate The 400 people in the Gregory district across the river from the Lima lakehunt section were also court to undertake the task which preparing to evacuate almost any thfi Ume Thjs dl3trict of abo 9000 acres Confidence that the huge Sn5 dis trict of more than 110000 acre would be sate ia fading followm reports three had places in th one dike ATLANTA Gn April 26 total known dead In thu tornado stricken suctions of Georgia and South Carolina reached 71 today Several hun dred persons were injured ATLANTA Ga April 26 ri Fiftyone persons were killed and 200 or more injured in a series oC tornadoes that late yesterday and last nignt swept thru four south Georgia communities swerved lemolition bombs believed possible No escape was life imprisonment yesterday when at he Ceutorvillf suddenly Hint Negligence in Hotel Kirkwood Fire DES MOINES April 20 Negligence was hinted in a verdict returned by a coroners jury inves tigating the Kirkwood hotel fire April 6 which resulted in the loss of six lives and more than property dan f changed big plea from not guilty to guilty Jake Bird sentenced for an at tack of Mr and Mrs Harold Striblingnear Council Bluffs was assigned No 14314 when he ar rived last night Jake Stanley also of Council Bluffs sentenced to 2o years on a statutory charge va3 given 14313 All three were put to work today Their fingerprints and photographs were taken Thursday evening Alleged Counterfeiter Will Receive Sentence DES MOINES April Luther Squire of Marsha 111 own pleaded guilty to a charge of coun Thc shaping up of the federal its possibilities of blood shed even exceeding the action at a Reforma three weeks ago which j General Calles described as a verl j lable late yester day and last night after a com plete turn of the tables in southern Sonora For some undetermined reason the rebels believed to number 5000 or more fled precipitately from Masiaca where they were strongly entrenched yesterday Navojoa a former stronghold to the north was later evacuated Federal troops were in hot pursuit and were be lieved last night to have occupied Navojoa after its evacuation later yesterday by the rebels In the meantime a cavalry con tingent under General Tcllechea had penetrated to the rear of the rebel force and burned a long bridge 25 TURN TO IAGK 2 COLUMN 3 12 Nora Springs High Pupils Are Winners NORA SPRINGS April Twelve students of Lhe Nora Springs high school who nre win ners in the local school examina tions will take competitive examin ations at Algona today These ex aminations are under the auspices of the state university The follow ing are entered Harriet Crumb El len Geyer Kenneth McGinncsn Blanche Robertson Robert Moody Nelda Brown Dnris Kluver Donald and T enforcement machinery a n d submitting rec o m m e n datious for its reorgan ization Friends Urge Acceptance Some frienclH of Justice Stone one dike OTpteoUri Snldls northeastward over the Atlantic seaboard and reappeared at two ci ties in South Carolina Hundreds of persons were made homeless when their homes were wrecked and damage to buildings and crops will run into thousands of dollars Two Distinct Sections The twisters appeared in two dis tinct sections The first struck late in the afternoon near Cochran Ga vhere 17 persons were killed and nore than 100 injured in collapsing lomes and farm buildings The wind he descended on Dexter Ga kill ng four and injuring 40 jumped to Rentz Ga where one life was lost and several persons injured nnd then swept up the seaboard to reapl pear at Pelzer and Anderson S Car Four were killed at Anderson world behind one levee stretche from just below the flooded soutl Quincy district down into Calhoun Bounty a distance of 65 miles I is the home of nearly 4000 people The Sni area was assumed to have a chance of remaining dry if levees of the northern districts ne n break thus relieving the pressure Harlan Stone bemv but there no rante have been urging below but there was no guarantee him to accept the appointment with the chance The south Quincy They believe the work of the comlevee broke Wednesday after the be the most important river stage here had dropped nearly a Await Levee Break No one as a matter of fact seems to know which levees are most like ly to go Ever since last fall the river has been high and since March it has been above flood stage The continued high water has soaked mg wholly with this subject he saiil the dikes clear thru and left them soft Muskrats bjfive bored holes and sand boils resulting from saml strata moving under the levees have made matters still worse Levea guards standing on what they con sider sound places do not know when the embankment will crumble beneath them The Rod Cross s preparing for of its kind in the history of the na tion and that the recommendation made should constitute an enduring monument to its authors President Hoover regards the law enforcement problem as transcend ing any now before the country In his recent New York address deal such a commission can per form the greatest of services in our generation Efforts of the president to have Justice Stone form the arch around which the commission personnel wiI be built are believed to account m the main for the unexpected delay in announcing the members Justice Stone who is the youn emergencies Major A D Mudd is est member of the supreme from SL Louis Lo takc lie is 57 year long has been a I houslns feeding refugees close friend of Mr Hoover was his nighbor for years in the S from the south district and to with Sheriff Klmore residential section and is a member i of the medicine ball cabinet Upon his return from his good j will tour to South America Mr tne evacuation of fam Hoover conferred often with the R3 sociate justice and also bad him as a guest on fishing Hips in Flor TUUN TO PAGK 2 COLUMN 2 statc currency jMcGuinnojis Dorothea Tilum Mil d in federal ton Seaman Howard Treloar J Wayne Cheney and will be court here Tuesday FATE OF HARDY UP TO SENATE Impeachment Body Given Case Against Jurist De cision Is Withheld SACRAMENTO Cal April 2G cose of Superior Judge Carlos S Hardy of Los Angclci charged with misdemeanors In of ice in connection with his alleged activities in behalf of Aimce Semple McPherson at the time her kidnup ng story was under investigation wag in the hands of the senate ourt of impeachment today The senate court took the caso ast night but deferred decisions un villa at Cannes where he il today sometimes entertained lavishly In the event Judge Hardy is con n 1S01 hc a morgan icted by the necessary twothirds wlth Countess Torby ote a majority of the court would at San Remo anfl thev Iiveci toEeth decide the punishment which might be temporary suspension from of fice or permanent removal nnd dis qualification from housing a stutc i office again ilies from tracts still facing floods CZARS COUSIN DIES IN LONDON Grand Duke Michael Dies Following Illness Due to Influenza LONDON April 26 D Grand Duke Michael of Russia cousin of the late czar died here this morn ing Grand Duke Michael suffered an attack of influenza late in the win tre which left him weak and his family had given up hope he might live some days past The grand duke was for years anl important figure in London society and smart AngloAmerican circles on the riviera where he spent a part of his time Altho his fortunes were badly depleted by the Russian rev1 olution he still waa able to mainj tain a fine London residence and The second tornado struck late last night at Metter Ga where 12 were killed and 20 or more injured A half dozen houses in Metter were wrecked and 20 or more were de stroyed in the nearby rural districts of Candler county Communication facilities were destroyed at many ointa and relief parties feared a arger death toll when a complete heck had been made Dead Arc Listed The casualty list waa distributed s follows Cochran Ga 17 dead more than 00 injured Metter Ga 12 dead 20 njured Dexter Ga 4 dead 40 in ured Rentz Ga 1 dead several njured Pelzer S Car 2 dead un etermined number injured Andcr on S Car 4 dead 20 Injured The tornadoes struck in quick uccession swirled off and reap eared at points many miles away eaving desolation over wide areas Heavy hail storms accompanied ie winds in many sections beating own crops and damaging peach or hards Highways were impassable n spots and debris made many de otirs necessary Doctors and nurses from East ian and Hartwell Ga were in Cochran caring for injured while elief parties worked turnout the night in other stricken communities Casualties Widely Scattered Most of the casualties were wide ly scattered in the rural sections surrounding the villages in the path of the twisters and the extent of the area visited by the tornadoeH made a complete check of injured impossible for some time relief workers said Many rural residents saw the storm approaching and were able to seek shelter One farmer with TURN TO PAGE 2 COMJMN S lived togeth Tiken to Ilnsiilil to San Remo and unfi her death in Lon r She was one of the most famous of London hos tesses and had many social gifts Their two daughters married into the British nobility one being Lady Zii VVRnher wifeof Maj Sir Harold Wcnhcr of London and he other A T oc r f T ML 1JIII1U11L1 illu I lie Ol llOr OREKNR April Miss Forn Countess Mllford Haven whoso n Stauffcr was taken to St Frnnci nnd is a cousin nf King Ocor hospiui Waterloo when she Bul They also had a son Coxmt Michueii j mittcd to a minor operation j Torby AUNT HET Ey Robert Quillen The worst thing about prettin jig an heavy is that you keep riRlit on wantin to cuddle up in somebodys lap an be petted ;