Mason City Globe Gazette Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Issue Date:
Pages Available: 20

About Mason City Globe Gazette

  • Publication Name: Mason City Globe Gazette
  • Location: Mason City, Iowa
  • Pages Available: 311,935
  • Years Available: 1901 - 1994
Learn More About This Publication


  • 2.17+ Billion Articles and Growing Everyday!
  • More Than 400 Years of Papers. From 1607 to Today!
  • Articles Covering 50 U.S.States + 22 Other Countries
  • Powerful, Time Saving Search Features!
Find Your Ancestors Now

View Sample Pages : Mason City Globe Gazette, April 30, 1929

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.17+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 30, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY DAILY TIMES VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL HOME EDITION UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO PLANE WINS RACE WITH DEATH Many Seeking I PRESIDENT NOT YET READY TO NAME MEMBERS Frank 0 Lowden Re garded as Unlikely to Get Job By JAMES 1 WEST Assciated Press Staff Writer TIT1 ASHINGTONApril 30 Even before President Hoover has finished the difficult task of completing the personnel of his law enforcement commission he finds the problem of selecting members of another important new agency the federal farm board already being thrust upon him There have been few volunteers j for the honorary posts of the com I mission but indications are that Ithere will be plenty of candidates for the places on the farm Many of the hopeful in fact fare in Washington now to exert what influence they can muster lo appointment to this new fed organization which is expected have power and standing compar to that of the federal reserve tMard or the interstate commerce Commission President Not Ready While some names may have heen suggested to the president he given little if any thot to ap pointments as this is a problem he Ml be called upon to meet only Aer congress has completed the Jobs on Federal Farm Board Thomas A Lctison Will Train Boy to Carry On Great Inventor Seeks Youth of Genius to Take Up Scientific Work Iiis brjdges 11 f eaching vthemV Those whohave talked with the fhiel executive about this matter teemto be very certain that re ports that hewill seek the services Vvf Prank O Lowden former gover flnor of Illinois as chairman are far ffrorn the mark Lowden who was foremost among Mr Hoovers op liponents for the republican presiden Tcial nomination withdrew from the Irace after the republican conven liion had rejected the equalization I ee principle of the old McNarv bills Would Not Accept Some friends of Lowden now in Washington assert that he would accept membership on the even if it were offered to him I ce former governor twice has mght the presidential nomination is party and was nominated for a Presidency in 1924 only to ction of the farm board Is not THOMAS A EDISON OWEN D YOUNG MAYHAVE PLAN NEW YORK April 30 Thomas A Edison is seeking an American school boy whose scien tific mind may qualify him to carry on the work of the great inventor When such a boy has been selected by means of one of Mr Edisons famous questionnaires he will be awarded four years tuition in the technical school of his own choice High school and preparatory stu dents are eligible Announcement of the offer was made by Charles A Edison son ofi the inventor and president of Edison industries at Orange N J Thomas A Edison is in Florida As the weight or advancing years falls on tho great inventor shoulders he is seeking a youth o unusual capabilities who perhap will have the geniui to carry on tht great work he has so well started the announcement said The governor of each state and the con mi g si oners of the District o Columbia will be asked to designate one male student who is the bes representative of American man hood and possesses the highest abil in scientific subjects during the school year of 192829 Each of the 49 winners will re ceive a free trip to the Edison labra tories where they will be asked to answer the questionnaire which wil1 be prepared personally by Edison Each of thie 49 will be given an Edi son Radiophonograph Names of the state winners muse tie in Edl German Flyer Plans New TransAtlantic Attempt to be an easv a pre for appointment ft Is ex d wilt be the possession of financial and executive ex jce as well as a thoro under of the farm problem and Spathy with the plight of the Industry as a whole is represented as be accord with the leaders Compromise Acceptable to Germany Is Ex pected DERLIN April so owen D Young American reparations chairman should arrive at a com promise reparations figure accept able to the allies it probably would receive a favorable German recep tion Germans believe that if the settlement should be too big a bur den its terms would be elastic enough to provide some measure of relief Such an eventuality as a new of fer by Mr Young a sort of com promise which the allies would ac cept as preferable to reversion to the Dawes plan was seen at the in formal meeting of Dr Hjalmar bchacht and members of the Ger man cabinet yesterday it was un derstood as affording almost the of the conference at even that Mr Young sole hope Paris submitted figures yond Germanys capacity to pay if they were accompanied by a pro tection clause similar to that con tained in the Dawes plan they might prove workable at least for the present Germany Would Try ii V T 1 will toe mace early In August BUSINESSMEN HEAR FARMER lowan Tells Chamber of Commerce What Agri culture Needs WASHINGTON April 30 Representatives of more than 1700 business organizations assembled to day for the seventeenth annual convention of the United States chamber of commerce Their purpose the words of Julius H Barnes vice chairman of the American section of the Inter national chamber of commerce was to consider the growingrespon sibilities of business Discussing the relation of business to agriculture Earl Elijah mas ter farmer Clarence Iowa de manded satisfactory farm relief and said failure to provide it might raean loss of middle western support for the republican party He described himself as an ordi nary dirt farmer not as a doctor for agricultural ills but as a patient listed the farmers most pressing problems as instability of prices a credit system unsuited to HERMANN KOEHL UEFtTETL OVER IRELAND n flSSt t f mcmbor thc fnlnca Bremen crew that landed on Greenlcv islunrt In a trans ic fUKht attempt a year ago Is arranging for another Berlin to New York effort With money C Koel11 8 IavlnK PtaM so that he can refuel the ur over IrTS th hich ho FORECAST fair Tuesday night Wednesday except thunder Vrs this afternoon or night in east portion Tuesday night in east Wednesday ICAL STATISTICS pazette weather figures vjjour period ending at 8 A m Tuesday Monday 81 Degrees In Night 48 Degrees SJ M Tuesday 68 Degrees 3y marked the start of a re Ji higher temperatures in jwa The mercury climbed rrees in the afternoon un ynfluence ofabright sun Iputherly wind Resumption up the column Tuesday By 8 oclock half hour vvoum Try a ureuic system unsuited to Germany it was said could make and burdensome taxes real and determined offnrt tn Pafmpra a real and determined effort to meet them but if such measures loyally undertaken proved ineffec tive the German government would want to be in a position to demand revision without being charged with the con versa bad faith These hints as to vtt VCintl tions in the cabinet meetings yes TXJRN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 6 Farmers could not control their next years production he asserted even if it were possible for aJl the farmers of the United States to get together under one roof and each one accept cheerfully the allocation for hisnext years production With a known acreage he said the yield may vary as much as40 per cent from the average of a previous term of 10 years Torch Slayer Admits Killing Estranged Wife Youthful Husband Body Following Murder T1THITE PLAINS N Y April 30 Francis Peacox today confessed that he killed his 20 year old estranged wife Dorothy after a quarrel and nurned her body with kerosene according tojiichael SU verstein chief of Mount Vernon detecMvea and Capt Philip Mc Quillan of the Greenburg town police The charred body found un der an apple tree in a thicket along the Ardsley road last Saturday and 4X1 was made thru a dentificatlon small burned piece of her house dress The husband was taken Into custody last night as a material witness After a severe allnight grilling at Mount Vernon police headquarters he broke down this morning thettfficers said and made a complete confession Apparently cool and collected Peacox 21 years old was brot here from Mount Vernon and questioned In private by District Attorney Frank A Coyne He will be taken back to Mount Vernon late today for formal arraignment Had Been Living Apart According to the alleged confes sion of the youthful husband as made public by Captain Sllverstein the couple had been living apart following a disagreement The wife went to New York while Peacox TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 3 i ISTRIP Secretarys Visit to Canada Brot Up Before Senate Committee WASHINGTON April 30 Inquiry into the nature of a visit to Canada by Andrew Mellon in 1925 and as to whether it was in the in terest of the Aluminum company of America was suggested before the senate judiciary committee today as t argued over the right of the secre tary of the treasury to hold that post Supporting the report of Chair man Norris that Mellon as a stock wider in various enterprises is vio ating an old statute forbidding the secretary of the treasury to be in terested in carrying on trade or commerce Senator Walsh dem ocrat Montana raised thc point of Mellons purported Canadian visit Senator Walsh has produced be bre the committee a deposition of Mellon in a law suit involving a claim against thc Aluminum com pnpy of America The suit was tried in 1925 The Aluminum company was charged with violation of the antitrust law in the acquisition of a certain tract of land in Canada It was the understanding of Sen ator Walsh that Mr Mellon who is a stockholder in the Aluminum company went to Canada and while there sjgned certain papers in con nection with the land transaction Generals Flee to U S Revolution in Mexico Broken by Calles Resort to Guerilla Warfare NOGALES Ariz April 30 The Mexican revolution its back iroken by the flight of many of its eaders to safety on American soil tnrl disintegrated varfare today into guerilla The west coast rebel army under General Fausto Topete former gov ernor of Sonora was demoralized TO COMMITTEE Senator Daniel Steck Gets Office in Upper House WASHINGTON April 30 Senator Daniel F Steclt of lowi has been appointed to Uie commit tee of civil service of the senate He previously was a rimber of the committee on military affairs pen sions and postoffices and post roada Senator Steck had asked the dem ocratic steering committee to seek his appointment on the state agri culture and forestry committee Tho vacancy caused by the defeat of Will Rogers BOSTON Mass April Senator Norris is doing all he can to throw out Secretary Mel lon Well if they throw out Mellon and keep Norris in the government employ that would be just J like keeping Jackie Coogan on a team and releasing Babft Ruth Norris is the fellow that fooled A1 Smith So Smith thot when Nor ris bolted over WILL ROGERS and joined him that his iiiflu ence would bringall the farm ers in Nebraska over with him He brot all his strength over in a Ford roadster If you cant be good be different Yours WILL Copyright 1930 mur ui ounora was aemoranzeu vacancy caused by the defeat of esteiday by the surrender of Col Senator Earl B Mayfield democrat nnrT enlrfi AVIS f n Tfivo i ARMED MEN GET LOOT Cashier of Bank and Cus tomer Imprisoned in Vault THOMPSONVILLE 111 April 30 armed men imprisoned the cashier and a customer in the vault of the state bank here this morning them robbed it of cash and a quantity of nonnegoti able bank notes A few hours later a posse reported they had surround ed the menIn a country church near here and appealed to local officers for additional men and ammunition Given Contract at osage OSAGE April H It Nichols Construction company was STiven the contract to build a rillingstation and office for the Mitchell Cooperative Oil company on the corner of State and Seventh streets Fire Damaged Elevator AKRON April 30 esti mated at was caused here John G Hedges grain ele rator burned Spontaneous combus tion in a grain ahart Is held respon sible Guerrero and 500 soldiers to rcderals at Ortiz Sonora and the light of Topete and his staff and apt R H Polk the American eader of the rebel air forces to the United States Nognles Sonora headquarters ity of thc revolutionaries was laced under martial law by Gen Borquez who ordered anyone found on the streets after 11 x m without a pass arrested It vas predicted that Nogalea would be in federal hands in a few days Resort to Gucrllla Warfare The only rebel forces apparently till giving active resistance were hose under Generals Marcelo Csir iveo and Ramon Yucupicio facing the federal army of Gen Juan Al mazan advancing thru Pulpito Pass from Chihuahua Gen J Gonzalo Escobar commander In chief of the insurgents was reported to have joined Caraveo planing to conduct Guerilla warfare in the mountains of Northeastern Sonora against the federal government Hundreds of persons Americans and Mexicans alike lined the inter national border and the main street leading thru the twin cities of No gales Sonora and Arizona waiting for a glimpse of the rebel leaders as they crossed into the United States here General Topetes crossing brota roar from the crowd and a rush af ter his motor car Others who crossed included Topetas chief of staff General Hector Ignacio Almri da General Ramon F Iturbe Dr TURN TO PAGE 8 COLUMN 5 j Rockford Women to Help Aliens ROCKFORD April Con gregational Missionary society is packing a box containing dolls stamped goods thread and rem nants of cloth to be sent to Ellis Island and also a box of clothing to be aent a school In the south Mrs JennieFullerton Is in charge of the packing of Texas however was filled by a republican senator While not all of the committees in the senate will function during the special session the work will be organized during the summer and plans made for thc opening of thc regular session in December THANKS SAYS MRS GASSIER Woman Once Under Sen tence of Death Walks From Court Free CHICAGO April 30 Catherine Cassler a middle aged mother walked free today from jail and the shadow of a death sentence One of four women to receive thc sentence of death in Cook countys history she won a new trial and yesterday the state dismissed the three year old murder charge Mrs Cassler was held in jai over night however following service of an old warrant charging accessory to murder This charge was also dropped today Thank you womans only judge was comment as the she smiled and walked from the court with her ISyearold son DBS to Meet MOINES April 30 Repreaentatives of 100 Iowa music clubs will meet hero tomorrow for annual convention of the state fetl eration JOICE MAN TO HAVE HEARING Held for Investigation in Connection With Alleged Liquor Sales NORTH WOOD April Trail ofsJoice who was arrested yesterday for investigation in con nection with tho alleged sale of li quor was to have beep given a hearing before Judge C H Kciley here some time today according to County Attorney o J Wardwcll Trail was taken into custody by BRITAIN IS TO SUPPORTPQISON GAS PROTOCOL beneva Delegate Urges Other Nations to Ad here to ft Also April 30 of the British government to ad here to the Geneva protocol of 1325 prohibitingthe use of poison gas in warfare was announced today by Lord Cushendun at the opening of the session of the preparatory dis armament conference The British spokesman made the single reciprocity must prevail and then made a sim ilar announcement on behalf of Australia New Zealand South Af rica and the Irish Free state Dr Walter A Riddoll on behalf of Canada announced his government had asked parliament to ratify the protocol also Nicolas Politis of Greece ex pressed the hope that other signa tory states which had not yet rati fied tlis protocol would see their way clear to do so The protocol was thnt arrived at after Ameri can initiation by the league of na tions traffic in arms conference in 1925 A discussion of tables with re spect lo the fixing and listing eval uation fltc of the maximum armed forces of each nation ensued Hugh S Gibson American spokesman in tervened with the important state ment that the United States could accept limitation of naval effectives only provided such limitation was generally accepted and on condition a satisfactory agreement was reached respecting the limitation of warships The discussion on naval tables was then deferred SGARVILLE MAN ELECTROCUTED Charred Body of Telephone Lineman Falls 25 Feet to Ground SCARVILLE April With a high tension wire carrying 23000 volts burned the body Clarence Engebretson 26 telephone ineman to a charred cinder hero yeaterday afternoon The accident occurred at oclock in front of the Chicago NTorthwcatern station when Enge bretson who had climbed a pole and was repairinga line shifted his jody and touched his neck to a wire f the Interstate Powers company 50 inches above He was killed in stantly and fell 25 feet to the ground Engebretson who was employed y the Norway telephone company of Scarville was unmarried He is survived by his parents and several brothers and sisters who live on a vj mui Binturs wjio live on Marshal Eintl Anderspn of Joice jfarra three miles west of town 2IOWANS ARE FORCED TO END TRIP BY TRAIN Daughters of Newton Man Find Father Liv ing but Weak BULLETIN NEWTON April SO The condition of M A McCord whose two daughters won a race with death by boat air plane and train to sec their father alive was reported ns unchanged hero this afternoon UEWTON April 30 three day race with death by boat irplane and train ended at 7 clock this morning when Mrs red B Jasper and Miss Stella Mc 2ord reached the bedside of their ather M A McCord to find him cry ill but a little stronger The daughters who entered an irplane in New York a few hours Eter the liner Baltic on which they cturned from a European trip ocked yesterday went to the bed idc of their father immediately af er their arrival by train from Chi go v They were allowed to stay only a few moments due to the weak ondltion of their father who told hem the days seemed endless while ic awaited their return Told Plane Trip Later in the morning they re urned from another visit They told their father of their attempt to fly to his bedside from New York how headwinds held them oaok and how they were forced to take a train from Chicago v both father ticuke down and cried and the daughters visits were cut short All of McCordg relatives were tore today the daughters beingthe ast to arrive It was a trying experience for the daughters the final dash from New York They entered a plane piloted y Randy Enslovv at Monday norningr bucked headwinds all the vay to Chicago and finally were oreed to resort to the train for he last lap from Chicago to New1 on First Jjip in 5 Hours Heavy winds over the Allegheny mountains caused the plane to take ive hours to fly from New York o Leroy where they stopped first Another battle with headwinds ound them landingat a little alr iort six miles from Buffalo N Y o get weather reports It was raln ng then Again the plane struggled against he wind landing in Cleveland lato londay afternoon to takn off at for Chicago where it landed at 15 Pilot Knslow on duty since 2 a m hesitated to tackle the final lash to Des Moines where It had een planned to meet the plane and take the daughters to Newton by automobile Fog made the trip to Iowa perilous and the daughters boarded an 11 oclock train The 10 hours the daughters were In the air were the hardest of the trip they said on their arrival here It was cold and they could not re lax 9 Days From Paris Mrs Jasper and Misa McCord sailed from Paris nine days ago Two days out from New York they received a radio message from F L TURN TO PAGE 18 COLUMN AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen I wasnt much surprised A girl thats been a work horse for her own family is party sure to marry a wid ower with seven children ;