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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 4, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY FINAL DITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED TVIRE REPORT MARONTITY TfTWA MHTsmAV WWUBTT 1UYYA MOW DAY FEBRUARY 4 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 101 ROB PALACE Lindbergh Winging Way With Maiilo British HondurasMONEY FIRST LEG ENDS IN CUBA AFTER FLORIDA FLIGHT Lone Eagle Opens Air mail Line From U S to Canal Zone LTAVAXA Feb 4 Charles A Lindbeigh completing the I first lap of the first airmail flight to Ianama landed at Columbia field at oclock tills two hours I ana 33 minutes after tnklrrg oft from Miami The American airmail inaugurating an airmail service between the United States and Panama by the PanAmer ican airways made tho hop on sched uled time and after a short stop for refueling planned to take off on the lap to Belize It was the colonels twentyseventh birthday but his arrival here was com pletely businesslike and there was no pomp or ceremony such as his landing last yearwhen ho stopped at Havana in the of St Louis on his fa mous tour the Central American states No Ceremony on Arrival In was in compliance with the col onels wishes that lie was received at tho airfield just as a commercial pilot and Cuban government officials who greeted him were there purely in an c returns of the day Lindberghs present flight consti tutes the forging of another link Inthe constantly growing chain of aerial transportation between Latin America and the Unlfcd States The flight opens a new era for Central America In fast transportation and ex pedition of mails for the miles will encompassed four hops Miami to Havana to Belize to Managua and thence to Cristobal Canal zone It is understood that further pTans call for stops at Merldn Mexico Tegucigalpa nnd Hercida Costa Ricn But for the present the mails will be flown with only the three above men Honed stops and the route followed by Lindbergh will bo the one he took last year when he ramo to Havana Saving of 18 Days At thattime he flew from Panama to Colon and thenco over Costa Rica Nicaragua Honduras British Hon diiras and Mexico Th0 routewill lie town In two days saving 13 aaya on the present mode of sea travel Opening of the MiamiPanama air plane service today follows tho in auguration last month of tho Pan American Railways West Indies serv ice from Miami to San Juan Porto liico A score of photographers wiio had the early morning rain to get pictures of Colonel Lindberghs depar ture were barred from tfie field Offi cials of the company said it was Ilml berglig reciuest that no pictures of his departure hetaken Havnnn Is Pleased HAVANA Feb 4 wis pleased today to havethe opportunity of welcoming Col Charles IindberKh on Ills twentyseventh lirthdayv The city wns the first stop on a new Inter national airmail which marks tho colonels reversion to airmail flying in marked contrast to the aviators visit just a year ago when national TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 3 Will Rogers NEW YORK Fob week end news conies under the fish and ffame department Our two lead ins actors left the humans Hat last week Taking them up alphabetical ly Mr Coolidgc went clear to Florida to speak to the birds and casually remind ed them that their luxury was directly traceable to republican ad m 1 n i s t r atlon that under a democratic re gime that they WILL ROGERS no doubt revert to slavery While Mr Coolldge was orating to the jay bird tba woodpecker the robin red breast on tho advan tages oc prosperity why Mr Hoo ver fought off and defeated single handed a 15pound sallfish that was trying to get Into his cab inet Yours P S The Virginia ciuail are won dering when Carter Glass will build a sanctuary for them as they cant continually retv on poor marksman ship Copyright 19vO AUNT HET By Robert Quillen My oltl black taffeta is food enough to be buried in I dont want no money spent for a new dress I cant en joy AGAINST RIVER A PROVES FAILURE Strong Dictatorship in Valencia Area Is Established MAURI D Feb 4 po re iorts of open rebellion of the gar rison at Valencia southeastern cons ot Spain were met by the govern ment ot Premier Pilhio de Rivera to day with on official statement that the situation there had cleared and that the military was maintaining dis cipline To prevent recurrence of the situa tion however the premier said the government had found It necessary to fortify its position with the estab lishment of a strong dictatorship in the affected area He added that the government would jiot change the flntes of the pending international expositions nt Barcelona and Seville Nor he said would tlio visit of the King and Queen of Denmark who are cnroute to Spain he deferred WordSent io Lieutenants Messages conveyingthis information were dispatched to civil governors and captainsgeneral of all the provinces The premier added that ho fott the ut nost indignation hat a single man his reason clouded by hate hnd been with a small force of maleon ents to alarm the country thru sev eral days damaging enormously the Jrcstfge nnd credit of Spain with the est of the world The reference was obviously to Joso Sanchez Ciuerni former premier who now in prison fit Valencia after ils reentrance into Spain in connec lon with tho initial uprwlng at Clndnd leal last Tuesday Establishment of a slronff dictator ship In tho affected area referred to he sending of Lieutenant General San Jurjo to Valencia yesterday with what was tantamount to a carte ilancho to remove officials there make arrests and make replacement appointments San Jurjo uponhis arrival at Valen cia Immediately displaced Capt Gen Castro Girona and sent ail omohilo under heavy guard to Mad rid to he incarceratedNumerous oth r arrests were also made Confers With Kins The dispatch of San Jurjo to Va lencia followed a two nnd a hale hour conference of Premier Primo de Rivera jvvith King Alfonso As a result of the conferenceseveral decrees were promulgated xvhlch were intended to tighten the governments authority One ot these provided for the estab lishment of a military court under the jurisdiction of the ministry of Interior which Is expected to coordinate nc tivittcs of the military nnd police in matters affecting both army and civil fans Another decreed that thn Span ish press must place oneststeenlh of Storms Kill 44 in Europe 1 TAXES MUST BE LOWERED SAYS SOLON OF JOICE i Torgeson Begins Mqyej for Study of County Governments By I C KARTACK Associated Tress Stnff Writer FYES MOINES Feb 4 Cover nor Hammilla plea expressed In a legislative message for theereatlon of a state commission to study the structure of country government with a view ot offering suggestions for les sening the tax burden will bo taken up for legislative action this week by Rept S R Torgeson oe Worth county Representative Torgeson today was preparing a resolution Incorporating the Weas of the governor The commission to be asked will comprise members ot the legislature and countsofficers association nnd possibly a political economist or two from the states leading educational In atituUons i ac Burden BLAZES MAIL TRAIL Believes te ttaie ia at hand when something drastic must be dona t curb the mountains tax burden He points out that the cost of counts government has nearly doubled slrTce 1914 In that year the cost was estl mated at 55500000 In 1527 it Jia reached 110200000 Representative Frank Holllngsworth of Boone county announced today Jic would sponsor a bill to require the Independent candidate in elections to hurdle a higher barrier In gettingon the ticket Only 500 signatures are now re quired on a petition to place the name of an independent candidate for state office on the ticket only 25 are re quired 011 a petition of an Independent candidate for county office Repre sentative Hollingsworth would make iOOO name the minimum on petitions for independent candidacy for state office and 200 the minimum for the ounty Independent ticket Tho way of the independent can didate is too easy Hollingswortl laid Independent candidacies should 1 be discouraged To place an Independ ents name on the ballot under our present system ot low petition reaulre nents now costs the counties tliou amls of dollars of additional expend uro in iho preparing of the baliots o satisfy the ambitions of candidates defeated in the primary Fewer Inilcpciiilcnls There would be fewer independent andidates if the requirements of ffet Ing on the ballots are raised A report of the committee appointed o recount ballots I tlo osccoln county race for state representative decide a contwft started by o T Ditto democrat afirainst If C Ilatteii lorf republican incumbent was ex ccted at todays session of the Iowa Agninst linolc Agents Indications that Mrs Carolyn c ondray democrat nf lackson comity TURN TOPAOK 4 COLUMN T Col A Lindbergh is opening tlio new airmail line from Miami to Panama IJo is sliown just before lie took off Now York to fly tlio first mail piano to Panama Ho took off from Miami ami Innrled at Havana Monday nioriiin Hoover Will Get View of Flood Areas PresidentE lectSeeking FirstHand Data of Conditions MIAMI BTOACH Fla Fob t PresidentElect Hoover decided today 0 make a personal inspection OE the Ofceechohee district 0 Florida to get first hand Information as to the needs for flood control In Hint section where 2000 people were drowned during the 1328 stonn Announcement of the decision was made by Glenn B Skipper republican national cumnilUceman for Florida after a conference with Hoover He saiI thn presidentelect would Icavo here on Fob M or 15 and that the trip would require two days Major Clenerai Tadwin chkjf of army engineers has recommended to con gross an appropriation of SlO710000 to build levees reservoir nnd to aid navigation In tho district Besides tlic ot lite in the 192S hurricane resulting from tho overflow of Iaftc Okceehobee a largo number nt persons also were drowned in Hint region during the 1920 hurricane Meantime tho presidentelect will spend much of his time this week ccnfciTinjon legislative unil other TO PA OK 4 COLUMN fi Wave Dashes 20 Men Into Raging Ocean Central European Countries Report Coldest Weather in Many Years LONDON Feb 4 least 44 persons met death In Europe over a veekend of unprecendented storm ind cold conditions the Balkan states nd Turkey being particularly heavy sufferers Shipping was everywhere deranged specially in the Black Sea where U numerous minor wrecks were report d The most serioug disaster was off he coast of Portugal where the Ger man freighter Deistcr foundered yes erday after being driven on the rocks luring a violent gale Tho crew of 26 assembled on the topmost deck hut i huge wavo hurlert 20 of them Into he aea The remaining six went down with their vessel Lanilsliifa Kills It Tho second largest disaster was In he Russian Turkestan town ot Alma Vnta where a landslide on Saturday swept 11 persons to their deathsit was in this town that Leon Trotzky former leader of the rnd army wns In exile for many months pour workmen Bent to elflttr th racVff pC the Suriplon expressJn Thracean Turkey were frozen to death Three persons were frozen to death In Budapest and many others were suffering from exposure It wns the coldest day in GO years the temperature dropping to below zaiO centigiade In some parts of Hungary AVhlle London groped thru a chok ing fog which was the worst of the vlnter a belt of bitter cold wrapped tsnlf around Europe and Asia Ship ingalong the China coast was huck ng an Ice barrier 30 miles out tosea ind clear across Europe and Asia here was a cold wave which has not cu surpassed for a generation Worst in 25 Years Tho third day of the worst blizzard in 25 years cut Constantinople com TURN TO PAGE t COLUMN CLARlSEEKS TO RESTRICT LOANS Would Make Holder of Bank Stock as Collateral Lia ble to Assessment BKS 1IOINES Feb bill Ir tlOduced in the senate y 23 Clurk of Cerro Ciordo county wouH make the person or InttlUitlon holding bank stock as collateral for a loan li ablo for assessments against the CRUISER BATTLE IS CENTERED ON COOLIDGE PLEA Flock of Amendments to Bill Filed as Time for Vote Nears COOLIDGE IN FLORIDA HULLET1N WASHINGTON Feb A Tlio Jiotiso iiriVH CfMimiHieu today ordered n fnvoralilo repurt on the Urittcn hill to tho sclcr tion tl i niinil uirship nsu on he 1acificeoafit at 11 it ODD A to tho slock Trotzky Thot to Be on Board StormBound Ship er Soviet War Believed on Way New Exile to ful Theyre not polng lo accept bahk stock as security if they know they are liable to assessment1 TO PAGE J COLM1N 1 QONSTANTIXOPLE Feb i raging storm natures counter part oC the political tempests his life has known held the secret todav of Leon Trotzky rtU8ajan soviet exile Somewhere on the Kaletossed wat ers of the Black Sea the soviet steam er Krasny JMott 1ul sought a haven from the worst storm seen here in years Aboard the Krasny sistent rumor has bound for eiile in Ttuaaian Tiirkestnn to a new place of exile in European Turkey Trolxkys presence aboard the slilp could rot afihmod There has been no word of his having left Russia al ttho departure was believed to be mlnent Such hni been the mystery with which tho hag shrouded him however that this mnyindicate 1 nothing Ihint Deny HIB Ircsenre The ships agents here would not deny his presence aboard probably not until the storm clears nnd tho ship itself is located will the truth ho known Tho agents announced tho steamer a small boat had put In nt small Black Sea por which they declined to locate also refusing to ex press nn opinion as to when it might be expected to dock here from Datum boarded There Ls general acceptance here now that the Russian leader will be sent by ihe soviet to this countrv shortly if he is not already cnroute on lierc riit i lo continue hla exile Them was no improvement in weather conditions today and the hips nirival here may be long dc1 Sclhavcr said the slaying wa i of n siilride hut that he a LBN 10 IAGE J COLUiMN 3 away after gaoling the girl It frequently happens said Mr Clark in commenting on the hill hai Individual will put up his hank stock as security for a loan Obtaining the money he will purchase more bark stock anil In turn use the new stock for itnrjther loan Theres almost IK limit to which a person might en along this line The result is that when theres a stock assessment the person to whom the stock has been issued Is unable to meet his obligation and the or institution who are holding stock as collateral are not required to assume the responsibility with tho re sult that those who arc entitled to pro tection in a hank arc unprotected The effect of my hill if It passes will he to make lenders of money on brink stock as collateral moro ASH1NOTON Fob 4 batch ot amendments rruiser construction bill was placed hefote the senate today as the time ot a vote drew near Last minuto debate affain revolved Tbout the main controversy whether hc IS cruisers and airplane carrier sJjall he laid down July 3 1931 is voted by tho house or shaSI he con itructed as the president sees fit IToolidge Is demanding tho latter op ion Senator Harrison democrat Mis sissippi pioopsed an amendment strlk out tho time limitation clause and providing instead that tho prcfii shall be authorized to undei prior to Jan 1 1032 tho con structionof thfe 15 cruisers ano air plane carriers Prepare More Amendments The Harrison amendment would per mlt tho president to withhold the on tire program until year the 1031 Tiava arms conference which was provided for under the ngreement reached a tho 1921 Washington parley foes of tho hill were prepar g other amendments including some cut down the cruiser authorization rom 1 to 10 or even to five cruisers Senator Tyson democrat Tennessee ook up tho debate and demanded pas ge of the hill In 113 present form Tho United States has isolated It eU from he rest of the world said Senator Tyson It alone Therefore it must defend itself alone ind for that reason feel that It should mvo a navy second to none in the world for the protection of Us own great Interests and for thoso dortrines hlch It has undertaken to Volfl Ts Xrar WASHLSCiTOX Fen t senate approached a vote today on the ill to increase the nvvy by Xii cruisers n airplane carrier snge of tho measure cither late oclay or tomorrow was predicted by rlenil and foe and tho fight was ccn ered on the appeal of President Cool dge for elimination of thn clause re quiring that nil tho ships be started before July 1 ism Weeks ofdehtte have been given over principally to this issue with such administration leaders aw Senator Wntson Indiana Fess Ohio Halo Maine opposing the Cool itlge demand which was turned down by lie house The president wants full control over UIG program Tlobate today was emtailed WHEN SAFE IS OPENED MONDAY Investigation Begun by Police Robbery Is Mystery The safe In the oltice of the was robbed ot time after 2 oclock Monday morning nncl before noon J M HeCCncr man ager reported to tho police Tlio money was placed In the gate it oclock Monday morning1 by Miss Francos Neurruin cash lor ivlm Line with It from the box office while r HcfEner wns getting at his rtesli t noon Monday when Mr Kctfncr lid the cashier returned to tho ncl opened the safe the money was iissins It IH believed by police who fltarteii on the case Immediately iat the money waa taken either by onieone who was In the theater it time It was closed for the night by someone who entered thru thn oitth rtoor At the rear There was no id lea I ion that any DUG had entered owevev It fs evident also the police state liat the roblery wafl done by sonieono knew the combination oC the fifire Or It Is possible they contend that lisa Iseumnn may have neglected to ock the safe The civeliler however s positive that she turned theknob closing the door Mr Hortner and the night watch man wore In thetheater uj until 2 oclock Monday morning making come repairs on tho heating system are certain ttiat the robbery was not committed while Ihey were there President pays his last official visit in FJnriita dedicat ing Itofcs liinl sancttinry anil rruillnj nt Mountain JLnlic Iln The tnivcr contains fil bclta ADMITS MURDER AFTER SERVING AS PALLBEARER Quarrels Hinted at by Members of Victims Family W Conn Feb I FRO TO VISIT AT WHITE HOUSE America Captain Also Will Make Tour of Eastern Cities WASHINGTON Feb 4 apt George Frledi program today vas a visit to the white house where reception and by esidont Coolldgo awaited the mar ncr who directed the rescue oC tin reiv of the stoliner Florida After calling on the president Cap ain Krled hnd arranged to leave IVishington for Kovr York After vnrd he Is to follow visits to Boston VorcestcT Mnss Providence K T hilfidelphia and prolinlily Cincinnati At a dinner night at the Carl on hotel Captain Fried declared that he srontoHt need ot the American ncrchant marine wns enough men if the right type and ns a means or ho urged the establish nent ot recruiting officers for thn merchant marine thrumtt the mid vcstern states former constable of Chaplin under arrest today cJiargOfJ with the mur tter his Cripnd and boncfictor Coun ty Detective who was round shot to 1onth in tho kitch enof his hoim TuoHilay nltit Ilcut P Lonhv of the utiiTor tho aKrcnmcnt cnleiod Into Inst wooki Kice luti confessed at tlio request of Senator of jto former Trooper Knnaa the republican leader and lle after moro uro ADMITS KILLING HIS SWEETHEART Seattle Man Says He Ran Away After Failing to Carry Out Pact SEATTLR Feb Icc Sclbaver c walked into n nolicn sta tion here last night and told officers he had killed his sweellieart Sarah Elizabeth TobiiMin jn Kingitojt X J Aug 14 121 Sclhavcr said tlic slaying in no senator could speak than 10 minutes on the meas Roiiiiiie Kills in House WASHINGTON Feb 1 promised to he Ihe last Monday that TURN TO PAOE I HHVdN 5 General Booth Moves From Southwold to Be Near Scene of Action TOXUOX Fch ciriles wondered today just what Mgnificaneo to siltnch to Gen 7iooths journey yesterday from his sickbed at Southwold to his home at Iladley TVood Tlarnet General secretary was nuoted as saying the move had been undertaken at his doctors rerjuest to facilitate application of the specialized treatment Hut others say the general himself derided lo return to be near tho serne of action in the conflict looming 1e Lween himself and members of the Iiitrh council which is seeking to do IOPC him as commaiidoifniluCrf or the army At UndiesWiod It is said In niigh easily given physiral fitness his Tuihirine cunduit In his lielialf Hiirlley VVioil s just 12 iniley from London whereas soutlnvord is four or five IJOIHB nwaj jat Jicsu Powo H eler but ICclwaid J IHekey a county who hoadel tho in foiCes refused to con firm this wns taken Io his farm before ho was arrested to allow him to per form certain ueecpsary duties This farm was owned by Jackson nnd wns to havo become KIces property soon under a riuitcliim deed Questioning of tlico started Satur day Tiiglu after his return from the Jackson funeral at which he was a palltioarer Detective riiukcy revealed after the arrest that he had asked Miss Jnanitn Jackeon a daugliter to invite Itice to he a pallltearer for the purpose of Incaking him down lie also disclosed ho had Rice nder snrveiljance since the night Jacksons body was found Illckey said the tolit him that last Sunday that Jackson on re covering from an attack of influenza had ordered nice fiom his home and previously nltho he had allowed Hicc to live there he had quarreled with and acted sourly toward him Joseph T PorhhiK mail carrier lestioned regarding tho telephone essako he received from Mrs Jack son IS minutes arier ho and her daughter hnd discovered the laying told that Jackson had merely said plense run over to Mr RTre and tell him to irmio right i 10 milk the Porhlus Ilrnpllcil n few mo ments from Ihe doorway of his oivn farmhouse n shnrt dWiinco fnhi lhat I Rice he the latter ride awav In IOWA FORECAST Prohauly light anow Monday night mid Tuesday except partly rloinly Tuesday in cjlrcma west porHon Slightly colder Monday night In northwest ami north cen Iral pnrtinns Tuesday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for hour period ending at S oclock a Jii Monday Highest Sunday 3r Above Lowest in Mcht Ahove At R A M Monday Hi Ahnvr Snowfall 35 of nn Iiidi IVecipililion 01 f nn Inch For like period ending at S a in Hu inlay Highest Saturday rtfinve Txiwest in Xiffht Ahove The balmy days have returned The melting of Sunday afternoon in deed an unusual phenomenon tor tha winter wished upon North Iowa since tho first of tho year Tho wind was still from the southeast Monduy morning and nllho snow floated down Iho early part of the forenoon it illcint xoem tct bo serious about ;