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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 15, 1929, Mason City, Iowa Iowa 9s DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPS ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY FEBRUARY 15 1929 UNITED SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 111 POLICE ACCUSED OF MASSACRE HOUSE SENATE ARE DISCUSSING HIGHWAY BILLS Second Road Measure Would Give Author ity to Boards BULLETIN DBS J10INES Fob 35 secondary ruad bill which would not taHe from Ilic township rusfecs their authority to levy taxes nml budget township road funds hut which would rcnuiro tho vouiily hoard ot supervisors to do the actual work ot construct ing roads in tho townships was introduced today in the Iowa house of representatives by AVil bur Ilubbard of rottawattamio county and Francis Johnson of Dickinson county By JACK C GREIG Associated Press Staff Writer MOINBS Feb 15 LS state secondary road bill bearing Jne approval of the senate highways immlttec was before tho Iowa senate Is a special order ot business this I Anorning with its sponsors predicting early passage The measure introduced a week ago i Senator A TI Bergman of Newton traces construction and maintenance sU all secondary roads in the state un gfer supervision of county supervisors Abject to approval by the state high ay commission An amendment add in committee provides that town A trustees shall aid in planning tivemcnts veil In each town WiHiln Tlireo 1ciirs It Mien provides that tlio super visors shall draft a comprehensive fomity plan to take not less than one tor more than thrco years based tpon tho amount of tumis which will ie available Chief among other measures on to ij s senatecalendar la that presented Senator O F Lange of Dubuquc eeMng increased compensation for J icwspapcrs publishing official notices ffor counties It was laid aside yester to mako way for special business pafter its companion measure granting newspapers ono hat tho regular ad Hoover Gets First Wife of Educator Dies Suddenly While Edwin T Slarbuck University of Iowa philosopher was accompanying the body of a coed who committed suicide to Minneap olis his wife Anna Dillcr Starliuck righl died suddenly Yankee Refuses Job as Agricultural Dictator Champion Wheat Has No Wish to Head Soviet Department LONDON Feb 1G turned down an offer to become a sort of agricultural dictator in soviet llils sia for live years T D Campbell champion wheat grower from Mon tana arrivedin London today enroute home He had visited Russiaon the inyltatIons6Ftlie CQOLIDGE LOSES FIGHT TO DELAY SHIPBUILDING i rate instead ot one third for punting state enactments liaS been iiespd 53 to 9 An amendment lo mnke tho increase to twofifths tho rcguTar rate Is pend A similar ono was voted down on the other measure A committee hill riennllting estab lishment oC libraries by counties and TUISN TO PAGE 2 COICMN fltlyer Lands After 2 Hours Seeking Record I Ti IUGIIT FIELD Ohio Ffib B remaining aloft for two hours t and 20 minutes In a flight to set a altitude record TJeut TTarry Johnson Selfilflgre field flyer landed ers lit nn today ti M K4eaey InE control ot the governments iii000000 acres farm project besides which his own 05000 aero holdings in tho United States scorned like a little cow pasture Russias scheme of state farming is a tremendous bip as the plan for the Panama canal appeared when it was first it is by far the greatest thine ever con templated in tho history tho worlds agriculture Sir Campbell told the Evening Standard In Moscow he saw 5000 younsr Rus sians being trained as tractor drivers ana was informed that the soviet pro ject would provide work for 100000 persons in the busy season Some in dividual farms in tho vast scheme cover from 100000 to 500000 acres and within three years the Soviets plan to purchase 5100000000 worth agricultural and roadmakins mnchiiv As a practical farmer accuslomo big undertakings I think th cheme is feasible he said It b le first real recognition oC the ad antagea of industrial agriculture must come In every country to olvo tho agricultural problem Campbell added that his own inter sts in the United States prevented im from accepting the soviet offer r if I A IOWA FORECAST Mostly unsettled possibly snow Friday niglit or Saturday not quite so cold Fridny night in xoullicaat nnd south central por ions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for M hour period ending at S oclocii m Friday Highest TEiurailay II Above Txiwcst in Night 1 Above 8 A M Friday 15 Above jjIjrrace of Snow iil waj yucd Thursday and warm weather con nd Thursday night 5 minimum ot 7 above being 3 ics warmer than that of tho pre us night Tho wind Friday morn was from the tst than there wna 01 f commonly bright sun It looltc good weather ahead GOV CARLTON IS IN CHARGE OF 20CAR PARTY PresidentElect Will Get FirstHand Information of Conditions MIAMIBEACHFin Feb 15 FresldentEleci Hoover Ictt hi vacation home on Belle Islo at d m days automobile trip tliru the Lake Okeechobee district of Florida He is malting the journey at the in vitation of Gov Doyle E Carllonso jlhat he may have acloseup view ot the conditions which in the view of Florida officials call for federal aid xith for flood control and the im irovement ot navigation With him wero the governor who vas a breakfast guest members of the Florida drainage board and Rep resentative Frank 13 Held of Illinois Miairmari ot tho flood control com mittee of the house of representative1 Jadwin to Join Parly JIaj Ccn Edgar Jadwin chlet ot army engineers who already has pro posed to congress an appropriation of more than 57000000 for flood con trol in the 13verslades district was to join the party near Canal point on Lake Okeechpbce During hia trip Hoover will find Sparsely settled and in many plages rf COMPLETES SALE OF 11 VESSELS Chapman Interests Get American Merchant Marine Fleet WASHINGTON Feb 15 sals by the shippingboard of Uie Leviathan and 10 other ships yester flay to Chapman Inc tor SOOOOO marks the heginnins oC an other chanter in tho already colorful listory of the famous liner Built by a German firm and seized by this government shortly after the United Stales entered tlie World war the giant craft was used in transport ing troops to and from France unti after the signing ot tho armistic Then slie waa remodeled into a palatial pass engrer ship and turned over to the shipping board Cor operation With her sale to tlie Chapman Inter ests she now becomes the flagship ot the first privately owned American fleet to compete for tlio lucrative Xdrth Atlantic passenger trade Tli Leviathan Is atill the largest steamei afloat altho a bigger vessel Is nov being built In England Final action in the transfer by th shipping board ot tho United State llnea of tvhlcli the Lcvlalhnn is part and tho five pasacngcrcnrgi ships ot the American merchant line waa taken yesterday shortly after th senate commerce committee an nouncccJ that it would not interfer the aale Transfer of tho physical propcrtie involved In tho sale will probably 1 to the Chapman firm within tw weeks for Start of Construction WASHINGTON7 Feb 35 dent Coolirtgo bus suggested that work on the first five oC the 15 crnls civ authorized ill tho naval construc tion measure begin in the next fisclt year Within a few hours nfler Jiis recommendation n senate subcoin mittoo voted for an immediate start on the five cruisers It was the second time that the presidents wishes with regard to the cruiser bill hnvo been disregarded He first sought the removal oC the time clause reciuirins that work on the lf cruisers and one aircraft carrier begin July 31 1931 hut both houses left the timo clause in when they passed the measure and now he has lost the first skirmish to have the inauguration of the construction program delayed un til the nextfiscal year Tho president recommended 370000 for otnrtins work on five ot the cruisers and this wns tnken to mean tlKit he considered the whole program deferred foia year despite the retention of the time clause in tho bill His recommendation was accept ed by the senate appropriations sub conmntlee voted to make 5700000 ot the naval supply bill Immediately vailabie This appropriation however lust he approved by the full commit ec the senate and the house before it ecomes effective AVhilo the presidents recommenda on and tho action ot the subcommit ee revived Interest In the cruiser bill lere were reports that another naval rmaments conference would soon be ropoped by Great Britain This was eccivcd in official circles without omment but close friends ot Prcsi Vlh the resion to t southwest of the laketlicro will be presented to him plenty of evidences of the havoc wrought by tlm flood ing of ake Oltceohobce in the hur ricane last year Morn Han 2000 per sons lost tlieir lives in that flood Tills is tlio second flood relief ex pedition on which the next chief ex ccutivo and the chief army engi neers have been companions They wero together during tlio Mississippi river flood in and had much to do with shaping the plan ot relict which was enacted by congress lost year 20 Cars in Caravan Twenty automobiles made up the cavalcade that left Belle Isle with six state motorcycle police as outriders to clear the way for the party as it passed northward ti Italic Worth and then northwestward to Canal point the first stopping place on the lake Nearly a scovo of newspaper and camera men Who accompanied Mr Hoover to Miami Beach wcro in Hio liorty and In each car there were citizens of tho Okecchobee district to explain what had happened in tho hurricanes and floods of W2fi and 392S and what it iff the state proposes to do to alleviate conditions with the aid of the federal government PAGE COLUMN t Miner Falls From Car Into Path of Freight LOG AX w Va Fob 15 from an anfomobite ns it rounded 1 curve and tumbling down an em bankment into the path of a freight train George Slas a miner waa killed today sf Florida Flood Area SEVEN MASSACRED IN CHICAGO GANGLAND FEUD SILLOWAY SAYS OFFICIALS DID EXECUTION ACT Days Investigation Has Shown No Authentic Clew to Killers CrUCAGO Feb 15 Fred Silloway assistant prohibition administrator totlaj1 advanced tlia theory that police officers themselves killoil seven Rangsleis who were herd ed Into a north aUIo yester day a nil shot lo death 1 To dnclarerl 1 that he believed llin names or tho actual slave rn will he Unowri he Core nlsUt Major SiUowiy expressed the belief that the killings yesterday were direct outgrowth or a hijacking Job here six weeks ago when 500 cases ot whisky were taken from the Moran San Toy a west side liquor running1 outfit lie said he did not believe the of the liquor bone faction TYoiu the other coukl have hoen carried out In Koad dayliirlit on a well traveled houlevarci without police assistance The Mo ran hu said apparently Sot the yanie idea anil cut oCf tribute chnt UIB prohibit Ion officer said tho gang had jiairt the police Polko Commissioner AVilliiim F Russell and Deputy Commissioner John Stegc in charge of the detective hureau had eft their offices to go to tho inquest the seven ilain man wlieu SiHoway made his mcnt Denies Cops Responsible Capt James Oleason Sieges aasisl nnt saiO to suppose rrs Iho theory of John A Seven members of tile liiiEs Afnraii Ranc of ChrcaRo Inippcd in a Kinage by what were believed to have the states attorney who said he been rival Kiingstcre who represented themselves as policemen were shot to death Ximo of Iho shiiu mon believed the slayers were members oC was armeil Upper picture the victims Lower right crowd outside tho jpirirge ami hiwrr left Nurmnii II imrplo ini of Deuoit Imported dcscn coroner who IICBHII jy enemies of he Mornix gang Swan son stlul he believed tlio slayers ol TF J J 1 W f 1 f m laincd their Idna of nsinir police un I iri ic I c I fonns to Lilt I f CfCO fiomi recent in a weekly mnga ITU 1TIFS CLEWS LACK1NG UTILITIES OWN Noted Flyer EXPRESS LINES BRITISH FIRMils to Spend Power Combine Broadens tojNigllt MOTHER SHOOTS OTHER WOMAN Wife Will Plead Unwritten Law in Defense at Murder Trial SOMERSET Ky Feb 15 Mrs Ida Cross Perkins today stnod lo pleail tho unwritten law ind defense of her home and babies her trial in Tulaskt circut court on cliarge of murdering the other wo man Mrs Pearl Owens ot Louis ville It is expected the case will reach he jury late today Mrs Owens was shot to death lust August on a train whilo In the com pany of Perkins McCreary country clerk Defense counsel told tho jury yes terday that Mrs Owens and Perkins iiad been intimate for years and that Mrs Icrklns attempted suicide scv rral yrirs of the alle Intimacy Will Rogers XEW VorjC Feb aro already claiming its against pre cedent and that Ilooycr shouldnt enter Washing ton while Cool Idgo was head man Im with Hoover lie fished all the way to South America and all tlie way bach Now they want him to fish till Mnrch Any guy that can fsh over week and be satisfied is not tho one wo want for presi WILL ROGERS dent This busy mans vacation lot oC baloney anyhow ThoU gcr ho Is tlio Icsg ho enjoys ration Its always a bird that i does anything that enjoys a tlon There is nothlnpr n the as hard as paying when you want to Yours Copyrifflit 1929 Control London Company VOKK Fob 13 uf seven of the principal liritish pmvui coinpiiniea with assets of 5150009000 has been nniuivcd by tlio Utilities Power and Liglit corporation an Am erican company Ilarley I Clarke president of Uie Utilities Power and Light completed iiegotiatlons by transAtlantic tele phone nnd then announced that his company had taken over the entire common stock of the Greater London ana Counties Trust Ltd wlilch am trols the entire capital stock stock tlto seven power companies and tlieir subsidiaries r Clarke said this is the first time nn American company has taken over British public utilities serving locali ties in the British Jsto and was piTb iibly tho most rignificant tieup of American and British capital since tho The Earl of Birkenhead formerly ord high chancellor of Great Britain ihd secretary for India with whom Mr Clarke talked on tho transAtlan tic telephone has been named chair man of the board of the Crealcr Lori Ion and Counties trust j Conferences Pheasant Hunt 1 Are on Program at Is 1 land Estate CONSOLIDATE New Agency to Handle All Businessof Country Is Formed CHICAGO Ko1 13 Win a liy lay ahead of today as they sought the trail of slayers in Chicagos latpsl und bloodiest or all KanR kill ings a ilny anil iiljrlu of Investiga tion behind police still sought a clew to tbe shooting down of six pangsters land n doctor yesterday morning They I worn franklr diseouraKcd Tho record WAsmXGTON1 Kcli IT 72 previous can killings In the jiipproval of railroad Chilis lo eonsoli lisl four yoars without n date tlie entire business ot tlicfmany without un littl KAPKJO 1HVANU a Teb 1 MJ j jn Um ianls nf a aijio corhiope tlint the prcsnnt invcfltlgation Chavlos JindUcrph lauded j tllo ksjircasl would he move successful here from Mimni at to bo llm AffcllCy was glven Unlay by I Jhere wore no witnesses when of Mr and Mrs Howard K Coffin interstate commerce commission contracts which tho commission ap It was announced that lie would lc the Hallway Ksprcsa Agency S Issue 1000 slmrca of capital stock and of 5 per cent bonds and will acquire rTI of the property Jarnagin Will Become Managing Editor of New Des Moines Paper STOIIM C larlia LAKK Feb noon nnd prolmWy spond tho at tho Coffin island estate He will confer vhilc here with Clenient M ICeyea jircsident oC tlic National Air Transport corporation and Coffin who fs chairman of the XiUional Airj Tianspovt j Jindberprli said hii cxpactod to tukej off Homo Llnic tomorrow for Washing ton He left at a in tho 100milo flight in than four liouis It announced that Key PS probably would accompany him to AVashlnstoit rJujoys Horsc1iicU IliiUs MEXICO OITT Feb 15 IOTTRhorselnicli riles about the shad eel forldlo palbs of Rosciue 3e Chapnl topec Chaiuttopc afford ATIss Anne plenty oC time ihcfto duys for tonderins nbout tbe life which will soon be hers I It is n romantic which charmed her husbundtobe Col Charles A Lindbergh who flew over It often while in Moxico CEty oC tho American UaiKvay Kxpre3 company Profits from express seiv Ico will ho divided ainonp railroads In proportion to the bus i ness which they contribute Tho nominal issue of capital he divided the S6 lines which are tnembers of the Association of Hallway JOxecntlvea The avrangetncm takes effect on March j Practically all of the express bus inofs lins been handled by the Anicri rap Railway Express company sinco 120 Ijnt tlo contracts govcrnlns it expire Marcli J entered Iho 9 M C company enrage at 2L22 North Clark street about m yesterdaj ined up their victims npainst n brick wall and shot thorn down Snw Men Leava A woman four men two ilvpssefl a and carrying omerpco from the garage enter what thot was a polics anuad car anrl TITKN TO PACSK 2 COIAJMX Reparations Experts Still Engaged With Germans Statements in editor and luiblishcr of the Storm Ialio IlloiTilliune In the cnrcnLissno of bis paper announces a leave of absence xnd wlirbeconio mnnnsins editor of he Des Molncs Herald a dally paper which is expected to start early in March ie hand that rocks tlio rradlo nt show any nicotine Wisconsin State r Jour tin 1 13 Tlio oxperts committee on roiKirilioMrt is still en Raged in a study of the Oornian posi Three Hundred feet nhovo the bridle lion n vcxtiK afterwar cconwalc paths is the Castlo of traditional homo of Mexicos rnlcrs structed iho problem Dr Karl Mclrhnir of HambMp and since Carlota and Maximilian rccoiv I TTjutniai KoichMxink prtFltJont for tbe Germans need one or two more sessions of tlie IomuiHleo to complete present at Ion of their case met in plenary session from its liishor spotn tlic oncp members lovallnK The hill on which ensile is located is cloaked with flow era and once nn Aztec fortress Much TMnce Iovers make It a trystins place anil Mexico may be seen in nil its beauty j iftevnoon to checklnc and tacts pfsonted by Uoctor Sclinclit and TlRX TO i Ooclor Mcrcholr AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen Jane is foolish to take her yearly allowance all at once A man likes to give a little at a time sos he can feel generous an bountitu ;