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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 27, 1928, Mason City, Iowa IOWA WEATHER Fair tonight with frost in extreme east and warmer In extreme west por tions Saturday fair with rising tern peratures AND MASON CITY North Iowas Daily Newspaper Final Edition Edited for the VOL XXXT CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY APRIL 27 1928 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPIJEMHNTAI SERVICE NO 173 AIN FORCES BREMENS CREW TO TAKE TRAIN HICAGO NEAR lOUNCO SLIP ailure to Fk Proper Tax Assessment Puts City Near Brink PllICAGO April city Y of Cliicago today had an unappro viated balance of only in its Corporate fund the official report of Jity Comptroller Charles C Fltzmor 1s showed I Financial experts described the sit Gation as the most acute since 1917 fwhon it was necessary to vote bonds to sustain the corporate fund The aldermen appraised of the citys fi straits voted to recall all appropriations to defer hose pending and to direct depart pent heads to use Coolidge economy Blame for the shortage was report d to be what one the aldermen ailed a He said tha lax levy ordinance was not made large enough take full advantage ot the new tax ate for each assessed ax valuation for current expenses I In drafting the 1028 budget the ounci based its appropriations on an stimated tax valuation increase of f Instead the Increase was Defeat the bond Is fucs in the recent primary elections Iso has tirown additional burdens lion the corporate fund t jfafn1 the balance of now land the city has emergency needs I Incurred obligations calling tor penditures This means if the city were to pay up all its ations It would be Jn ana would have nothing to spend the beginning the next fiscal Will Rogers ST PAUL April am just sitting here looking out over the Mississippi and its up pretty high So I am giving all my friends down south a warning Now it will take this rise a long time to reach them way down there but it will get there ahead ot tho government relief So get ready This water has got to go somewhere Have your Fords made into am phibians Tours WILL ROGERS P looks like the only thing that can stop Hoover now is crooked politics and it will just about do Copyright 1928 Madden Noted Legislator Dead AMERICANS ARE SCARED BY SANDINOJHREAT ebel Chief Disappears Into Jungles Alter Promising Fresh Raids MANAGUA Nicaragua April Augustino Sandino rebel ader has disappeared Into the Jungle ountry of northern Nicaragua after fiaklns threats to raid Puerto Sabezas Brangmans Bluff on the east coast There arc NIcnraguan laborers n Puerto Cabezas and the east coat n general is understood to be sympa letic with tbe Sandino cause There have also been tales of dls harged laborers joining the insurgent lovement 600 Amerlcai 18 Unworried N ROAD BILL Dntinuation of Federal Es tate Tax Favored at Cherokee Meeting IFVns condemning t JYbond issue for pr j Jment approving April condemning the primary road im ng a state Income favoring continuation of the Vral estate tax were adopted at a conference of farmers In the Rventh Iowa congressional dlstrlc fre yesterday The conference also went on recorc favoring the uncovering of prop rty not properly assessed for taxa Iron Six candidates for congress In tin district two candidates fo vernor and a large number of lefr Llatlve candidates attended the meet Candidates who spoke were Rob Hunter Stewart Oilman B J prgeson T A Prlchard Geritt Klay Campbell and W White fo congressional post and M L Iwman and Lars J Skrommc entries Tin attempt to Indorse M L Bow for governor wag defeated on nt oforder raised on the groun It the call ot meeting barred In of candidates Hold Clinic at Blue Earth LUE EARTH April 27 hest clinlo will be held In the I hall in this city May 4 from m to 5 p m Dr S A Slatt be the physician in charge he GlobeGazette ffers a Booklet n Aviation HARRY HILL IS AT LIBERTY ON Defense Challenge of Jury List Sustained by Court OTTAWA April Harry Hill young alleged matricide was admitted to bond today when Judgo Joe A Davis sustained he defenses challenge of the jury list drawn for the youths second murder trial and continued the case until next September Friends of the Hill family Imme dlately set about signing the bond tor the youth At the Inception ot his second trial less than a week ago the defense demanded Hill be released on bond because his health had been broken Judge Davis denied him bond however The next motion was to discharge the youth because he had not been brot to trial promptly The third action of the defense was a motion the evidence found in the Hill home They held Hills constitutional rights had been invaded when authorities entered the Hill homo and seized evidence without the support of a search warrant Judgo Davis yesterday denied that mo tion The last defense motion entered yesterday was that which became successful today It challenged the list of jurors on the ground It had not been drawn properly Liner After Iceberg Collision HEART ATTACK Despite this most of the 500 Amerl he Standard Fruit and Steamship ompany and tha Brangman Bluff tumber company regarded the rebel nreat as a bluff Presence of a large arrison of American marines and an American gunboat reassured them With the disappearance ot Sandino he fate of George B Marshall New York who was seized by General Giron a Snndlno officer became more C a mystery today Giron who left La Luz Y Los Anegeles mine on April 3 after seizing the American and Doling La Luz and neighboring mines said he would join other rebei ands in the Pis Pis mining district 0 miles away An undated note from Uarshall said he was being accorded air treatment Atr Squadron Reports Marine brigade headquarters an nounced today that an air squadron lying over the Pis Pis region on Wednesday found no evidence of reb els in the district and it was believed practically certain that there were none there At Ulucwas an Indian village they ound tho population hidden but at other points conditions were normal They flew over the Poteca Coco Socay VII Tunkun and San Pedro rivers and the Bonanza Bodepa Con stancla Marinda Eden Yapuwa and Burlnas mines f Here in a 32page illustrated IKooklet are the essential facts jkbout aviation in America which JJverybody wants to know in this modern J Flying is becoming abig Indus try Its aays Pioneer adventure Inre giving place to its business de f velopment Millions ot dollars are I invested in the flying business It Kis full of new opportunities Write today to our Washington rmation bureau for this latest Compilation of flying facts Use the coupon Haslcin Director lie Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I enclose herewith 6 cents In coin or stamps for a copy of tlio AVIATION BOOKLET Name Street City State ADMITS ROBBING BANUT PALO Ed Nemecek Faces Life Term for His Part in Loot March 23 CEDAR RAPIDS April For participating in the robbery March 23 of the Palo state bank near here Ed Nemecek 18 faces a sentence of life imprisonment in Fort Madison penitentiary Sentence will bo passed June 4 by Judge P O Ellison Young Nemecek pleaded guilty be fore Judge Ellison yesterday and was remanded to jail to await sentence He confessed that he and two other youths held up the bank and got away with The car in which they were fleeing became mired in the mud and Nem ecek was captured but his compan ions escaped Their Identity is known liowever police said TROOPS RUSHED TO SHANTUNG North China Dictator Hopes to Stem Tide of Southern Armies Advance TOKYO April Japanese destroyers stcumeii out of tho Snsebo fleet base today for Tsingtuo Shantung China where they will servo as reinforcements SHANGHAI April shal ChangTsoLin northern dictator today was rushing all available troops ho could muster in Manchuria into Shantung to stem the advance of the southerners across that province and toward the objective of their Peking The troops were being sent to Teh chow near the ShnnlungChihll bor der and about 40 miles northwest of Tainan which Is still in thehands of tho northerners This feverish movement ot troops and the sudden transference su preme northern command indicated that the southerners altho they failed to capture Tslnan werr 1 ring con siderable success in their drive At a conference of northern generals In Tsinan supreme command was given Sun ChuanFang Chang TsungCbang military governor of Shantung re tiring to the rear Advices from both Tslnan and Tientsin said that the northerners were stlil in control of the city which was calm Train service was normal without any sign of overcrowding The northern forces claimed thej were holding n line running from Pingyin on the banks of the Yellow river thru Felcheng to Taianfu the railway connecting Tsinan an Nanking This would place them onlj 30 miles to the south of Tslnan Body of Air Hero to Rest at Arlington Naval Escort Awaiting Ar rival of Funeral Train From New York uuMRESSMAN Appropriations Commit tee Chairman Succumbs in House Office lyASHINGTON April V Martin Madden Veteran member f congress from Illinois died eud only today Mr Madden expired within a few minutes after being stricken by ail cute attack of heart trouble w office the time Ho was in his he attack occur cd and breathed Is last within a exv minutes after Representative Si ovlch of New ork a physician eached his office First Aid Efforts Fail Rep resentative Summers of Wash ngton another ihyslclan arrived a few minutes la er They aumln MARTIN SMAOfeH stored first aid treatment nut Mr Madden did not respond and passed away quietly The representative was chairman of the appropriations committee and tn this position was one ot the most In fluentlal members ot tho house He was a staunch supporter of the Coolidge administration and Just re cently BULIETIN WASHINGTON April Floyd Bennett funeral train reached Washington shortly after 3 oclock this afternoon IASH1NGTON April Two grimly contrasting excur sions apprpached Washington today one the funeral train of Floyd Ben nett and the other the trlumphan Gorman and Irish transAtlantic fly ers whoaa hones for a gala entry in the national capital were blasted bj death Strangely enough the conquerors of tho Atlantic were coming to at tend the funeral ot a man who Just a few days ago along with the rest of the world had given them up foi lost As they surmounted the thrilling main deck smashed ito niiitcKwKod the Canadian liner Montrnse is shown as she arrived in Liverpool nfter a collision with an iceberg one of the worst on the Atlantic in recent years Two members of the crew were killed in the crash Expect Records Will Be Broken at Drake Carnival REMSEN MOTHER AND GIRL BURNED Kerosene Falls From Hands of Woman on to Lighted Oil Stove Blue Earth Lutheran Chorus Gives Concerts in Many Nearby Towns BLUE EARTH April Tho chorus of Trinity Lutheran church has beeji giving tho Eiistcr cantata which was given In that church in other churches ot the city and county Last Sunday afternoon it was given at the German Lutheran church in this city and in the eve ning at Brlcelyn Next Sunday eve niing the chorus wll go to Frost nnd May 20 to Dclavan It is directed by Dr E K Odcgaard REMSEN April 27 ke osene explosion caused the death o Mrs Eleanor Day 35 and her 5 yen old daughter Helen at their farn home 5Vi miles southeast of here lat yesterday A glass jar from which Mrs Da was pouring the fluid Into the rese voir of an old stove fell from he hands part ot it drenching tho clot ing of mother and daughter and pa falling upon a lighted stovo burne Tho subsequent flash of flame e vcloped both vicitims nnd when tl husband and father J C Day who lie been working In the yards nearb subdued the flames his wife and chi wcro dead BODY OF BABY FOUND AT MANLY fexican Reports Discovery but Officers Cannot Find Infant MANLY April and county fflcers are investigating the dfs ovcry and later the disappearance f the body ot a few weeks old baby was found in a box at tho city ump last night by a Mexican rail oad worker He reported the matter to city offi lals but when tlio officers went to ho spot where tlie Mexican whose nme was unknown here said he saw ho body it had disappeared The box in which the Mexican said he dead baby had been placed was mpty altho only a brief tlmo had lapsed since the discovery wan re lorted It was not known whether It vas n ny or a girl baby Officials are conducting an Investi gation among tho Mexican settlement lere Cloudless Sky and Warm Sun Greet Athletes From Far and Near DRAKE STADIUM DBS MOINES Anrll warm sun beating clown from a cloudless sky and a fast dry track favored record breaking as the Drake relay carnival opened this afternoon The program was spread over two days with prep athletes sharing the spotlight along with intercollegiate stars in the opening today The major events will tie run tomor row Just before tho start of the meet it was announced that J 1C Moulton star half miter of tho University of Towa squad had suffered an attack of onsilltis uud would be lost to the Ihiwkcye medley relny team this afternoon Moulton who timed n for the halCmllo last week Is confined to his room at on hotel here Coolidge In Vsorinectlon with tho Mls Issippi river flood control b1 Mr Madden was conferring with Representative Sproul of Illinois at ho time the attack occurred While ie was talking he suddenly sluraptd own in his chair Had Been fn Conference Mr Sproul called to clerks in an fflce adjoining and they assisted him o a couch Ho never regained con clousness Just preceding his conference with Ir Sproul Mr Madden had talked vith other colleagues regarding tho district of Columbia appropriation hill nd somewhat heatedly had told the TURN TO PAGE 15 COLUMN 8 Did you ever notice that tlie l imo a wife spends In her kitchen the more she complains of how small it Alto Reporter Our Weather Man COMMUNIST OF HUNGARIA DEAD Bela Kun Had Come to Vi enna With Secret Orders From Moscow VIENNA April Ivim Hungarian communist has been urrestod here Bcla Kun said that ho came to Vi cnna to execute secret orders given him in Moscow which ho could not dl hazards of the northern storms Ben nett was facing the every day liazarc of a disease which humanity has learned to meet stoically Burial Plo6 Nuar Bennett who had safely flown over the North Pole with Byrd was unable to withstand the attack of pneumonia which ho suffered while going to the aid ot his fellow airmen and today Lhose fellow airmen raced toward Washington to pay tribute at his grave Stricken just seven days ago In his unselfish attempt to fly to Greenly Island Bennett today was assigned small plot in Arlington cemetery not far from that given to Rear Admlra1 Peary discoverer of the North Pole Notwithstanding that naval regulaj tlona call for the sbriplo funeral mensurate with therank lield by the dead aytetor tqoVr sm ya RELIEF PLANE ENDS CAPITAL GermanIrish Flyers Rush to Bennett Funeral by Rail CURTISS FIELD Aprfl 27 German Irish crew of tha transAtlantic plane Bremen who landed here this afternoon from Lake St Agnes in the Ford relief plane will continue the trip to Washington to attend the Bennett funeral by train On account of the rain it was decided to abandon the proposed flight to the capital city After consulting time tables it was decided to take the train eaving the Pennsylvania sta tion at 4 oclock CtJHTISS FIELT N April crew of the antlc plane Bremen landed here p m Ford relief piano which had brot transAtlantIo flyers from Greenly Island appealed suddenly over the field at and after cir cling about settled gently to the ground Few persona were on Viand to greet the flyers A large delegation of re Ortera and photographers had been eni from New York on tha chanca iat Vbe plane might stop at the Long INVALID IS HELD FOR SLAYING WIFE Honda Killer Carried to Jail in Wheel Chair to Await Trial MIAMI April ng slain the wife who caved for ilm 14 years a wheel chair Invalid was in jail hero today on a charge ot murder Bert Campbell S7 tho prisoner de ilared he shot tho woman last night because he had Just learned he could not divorce her Ho surrendered to polico ho had called and was carried to jail in the Invalids chair without which lie cannot move He slept well professing no Inter est in consequences of the affair Neighbors said there had been no family quarrel and that the wife had worked as a nurse to support her slay er Polico discounted this however as they received information that Campbell was a wealthy property owner He Is the father of two daugh ters one a student In Columbia col lege the enthusiasm with which the capital welcomes Its famous air visitors was absent The navy planned to send a hearso to the Union station to take the casket from the funeral train 200 Sailors in Procession A half dozen automobiles were as signed to follow it with the funeral partji Including Mrs Bennett and Commander Byrd to Arlington At the gato 200 sailors and a bugler will form the procession which wil escort the body to its grave There in the presence of high officials oC the gov ernment full military honors will be given The GermanIrish flyers are ei peclcd to land at Boiling field In time to attend tho funeral Plans were niadei to welcome them there but In view of tho circumstances surround ing their coming It was indicated the official reception would be postponed until later visit NEW YORK IN TRIBUTE Report 19 Insurgents Slain by Mexican Troops MEXICO CITT April Dispatches from Ipapuato todrty said 33 insurgents including their com inander Felipe Sunrez were slain In battle with federal troops at La Gualolotag The Insurgents divided In to two groups after their defeat tl demanding his surrender in view of escapo pursuit Tho federal soldier hundreds of crimes with which he Isunder Gen Luis Alcala overtook then but whether any moro Insurgent were slain was not learned vulge He opened a socalled commer clal office in the seventh distric where he received many m iff rant Kun who was banished from Vien na several years ago and deported to Moscow will Io charged with illegal ly returning toAustria The Hungar ian government however Is reported OUL VVeathcr figures for 4 hour period ending at oclock a m Friday Highest Thursday 52 Degrees Lowest In Night 21 UpRrccfl At A M 10 Defines North Iowa seems unable to re cover from its prolonged attack of winter Altho tho sun shines valiantly these days thewind refuses to budge from the north The result is a mnx Imum temperature of about 50 do grees and a nightly minimum temper aturo somewhat below tho freezing rrmrk April to those who rxpcct balmlness of it has been a rank dis appointment following as it has a March which was remarkable for Itshasnt seen the seed charged in that country Double guards were stationed side of the police house today In fear of plots to kidnap him Vienna which recalls Kims san guinary resinio in Hungary and the concurrent wave of bolslievlst spirit In southern lIurone Is deeply agitated by his presence here cluip who says Germany pro duces the only skilled propagandists warmth iRapids Gnzcttc Illinois Couple Hurt When Train Strikes Auti KEWANEE April ami Mrs Karl C McKco prom farmers ore in serlou roiidition in the Princeton hospital n result of injuries roccived when the automobile was htruck by nn oas liouncl passenger train a Tigkihva at 5 oclock this morning NEW YORK April ork saluted in reverent tribute day as Floyd Bennett camo home ils way to a srrave In historic Ar nston cemetery at Washington In less than three hours from the me of tho arrival of the body from ucbec to thn departure of the funeral aln for Washington official New ork tho army and navy and thous nds of citizens extended to Bennett heros farewell on a day which had eon reserved for triumphant welcome the men ho had tried to rescue om isolation on lonely Greenly Is Grave Near Peary Tn a flag draped coffin the body eft Pennsylvania terminal at m for the journey to Washington or burial near the grave of Admiral cary wlio In a ship years ago pre edcil Bennett and Com Richard Byrd In their historic flight to orth pole Behind him he left a city in mourn ng Flags that had flown in tribute o the GermanlriBh crew of the trans Ulantlc plain Bremen stirred slowly n tlie slight of early days a f to match the spirit cast by the half tnffed national colors on munlcipa buildings and tiie skyscrapers of th nctropolls The aviators body nrrivnd at th Jranrl Central terminal at a m Hid under escort of military nava uid police details was taken to th Seventyfirst street regiment nrmor n lower Park avenue where it lay I stato for more than an hour whll housands filed slowly by Belmond Woman Loses Suit for Wreck Damage REDMOND April Bernic White brot suit against IouLs M Tuesday forenoon for to he WlllysKniprht car which she claim wns crowded Into the ditch by tl dofendnntH Ford The plaintiff sought to recover 350 damages The jury was out IS hours before reporting t fi to 15 tie They sat out all Wednes day night until JO oclock morning The judge dismissed the case No Stop relief plans left Ijftke Ste Vgnes Quebec early this morning on ta way to Washington where the ransAtlantIo flyers will pay trlbuto o ITloyd Bennett who dlod on his vay to their assistance No stop had been scheduled here it been announced that the only lossible stop on tha way would be iartford Conn In some quarters it vas believed that the plan to fltop ere had been Intentionally kept quiet o the gathering of a crowd and premature reception It was juat two Dgo this fternoon that preat crowds gathered t Mitchell field to greet tha flyers rom across the seas a greeting that vas delayed when the Junkers mono lano Bremen was brot down on roenly Island where it still lies Left Qunlmc at 7 Oclock LAKE STE AGNES April 47 trlmotored Ford relief plane hlch landed hero yesterday froon reenly Island with the Bremen crew ook of at 7 oclock today on a non top flight to Washington The plane which was piloted by Sernt Balchcn was occupied by Cap aln ICoehl Baron Von Huencfcld and fajor ITItzmaurice heroes ot tho east owest transAt Ian tic flight MIsa lerta Junkers daughter of the de signer ot the Bremen a newspaper man and Carl Wcnzcl Junkers rep resentative The plane left the ground easily tier a run of feet It steadily climbed clearing a mountain and dig ippenrcrt n thn southwest Five mln later It was hack circling tho apparently waiting for Clarence Cham icrlln who piloted Charles A Levlnen tohimhla across the Atlantic to take oft In his piano Mechanics immediately started the notor of Chnmlicrllns plane while the ord machine was loafing waiting for its escort The Fonl headed towardB the south for a second time at as Chambcrlln rose Into tho air and TURN TO PAGE 8 COIAJMN 5 AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen When my boy John mar ried that Jones girl an her mother begun cryin at the wecklin I busted out an cried like it was the biggest calamity ever happened in our ;