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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 6, 1929, Mason City, Iowa L North Iowas Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS usASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MARCH 6 1929 x UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 127 MONTEREY FACING NEW ATTACK 1 I II I II lr LU r I I jj U Fletchers Iowa Primary Road Bill Is Introduced NEW SYSTEM OF FINANCE IS PUT INTO MEASURE Bergman Secondary Highway Is Passed by Senate DES MOINES March 6 Fletcher pri mary road construction bill providing for issuance of anticipatory warrants for a period not to exceed 15 years of anticipated primary road revenue was introduced today by Fred C Lovrien Byron Al len Leonard Simmer G J Van Buren and Leroy Shields The measure was drafted by Attorney General John Fletcher following decision by the Iowa supreme court yester day holding the state road bond act unconstitu tional Approximately the amount expected to be from the sale of the pposed anticipatory war jits It is that the i 1 npleter new plan Only Six Pages In Length The road Wtl oc tho attorney gcn cixl covered less than six pages ol typewritten script It contains tho fol lowing ealient points primaiy road program to be completed In six years year program to cover miles with paving and 720 miles will gravel program to not less than 500 niilcs in a year nol less than 120 miles a year sixth of grading draining and bridging to be accomplished each year of program a state sinking fund to retire atitictpatory warrants to bo Is sued Treasurer Is Tnisice treasurer to act as a true tee of the primary road fund except as to annually necessary to maintain primary road system amount necessary to pay interest on maturing bonds Issued by the counties to improve primary roads amount ne cessary to make refund from the pri mary road fund bridging anct right o way treasurer may Issue antic patory warrants on application to am consent oC state executive council in tiie amount necessary to complete the primary road program for the en suing year on estimates furnished the Jilerliwny commission IIl wriy commission to certify amounts required to maintain primary road and for Interest cxnd principal TURN TO PAGE 1Z COLUMN 3 Will Rogers NEW YORK March Coolidge came into office accident ally and we didnt expect anylhing We Just thot if this little inoffen sive fellow can keep some the states from se ceding we will all be thankful But Hoover Here is few things we look to be set tled not later than Saturday Farm now we have never had farm relief in all our history but we look to him for WlLl ROGERS it Prohibition had it since it was established but wo expect it from him never had it under Coolldge Never hart it under anybody but expect it under Hoover nnd women think ho will wash their dishes and look after their babies Nothing short ot heaven will we accept under Hoover Good luck to you Herb Yours WILT Copyright 1028 HOOVER IS TO SUMMON EXTRA SESSION SOON Time Depends on When W Farm Bills Can Be Got Ready ASIIINGTON March C ident Hoover soon is to issue the Wea call for tho special session of the sev entyfirst congress for the considera tion ot farm relief and limited revi sion of the FordneyMcCumber tariff act Ho had called in Rcnreentative Til son of Connecticut the republican leader of tho house for a conference today to discuss tho date for the con vening of tho lawmaking mat ter depending upon how soon the honso ways and moans and agricul ture committees can have the In shape for nresentntion The majority leader has estimated that this could be by April in and if tho chief executive Is convinced that this estimate is accurate the call prob ably will he for that any Oiiicrs Disjigrec Other leaders on Capitol hill how ever ihlnlc the should start between April 15 anil so that there will he no question ot delay in getting down to work once the two houses have assembled Mr Hoover already has discussed the extra session with President Curtis and Senator Moses ot New Hampshire President pro tempore of thesenate ana he probably will take V TURN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 1 STANDARD OIL PROXY WAR IS NEAR ITS END Stockholders to Decide Issue at Whiting Ind on Thursday By ALtEN DAUUMPLIS Associated Press Staff Writer WHITING Ind March 6 in squatty tanks bally deep In baro earth oil forever settling in greasy films its penetrating smell ever present tho back ground here today for a picture un usual in industrial history The scene for delineation was the end of a nationwide scramble for stockholders votes to control a bil lion dollar corporation theStandard Oil company of Indiana It was the culmination of tha fight OC John D Hockefeller Jr to force Col Robert W Stewart from the chairmanship of the board oE directors Oil piped hundreds of miles from western fields Is tha life hlood ot this city o 20000 in habitants at Chicagos bade door on the southern shores of Lake Michigan The huge refineries employ approximately 90 per cent of residents who aro ready for tho influx of stockholders tomorrow to at tend the annual meeting Expect 2000 Visitors Kestaurarits were stacked with sap piles for the anUbipBteaittA00 or more visitors arid hotels expected to have all rooms takenfor indications were that the meeting would last for at least two days unless the outcome was mnwisputably determine by the Tium jer of proxies on hand In Chicago be fore the seesion opened 7urt otf tiie main street which ia only 110 blocks from the loop business listrlct of Chicago the story and u half rambling brick community house was fitted out like a political conven tion hall batteries of telegraph and telephone wires resting under the au ditorium stage tables in the orchestra pit loud speakers linking ho mens and womens gymnasiums with the main hall and refreshment stands loaded to capacity Indeed Whiting expected to witness real convention fight with Its bfi TURX TO PAGE It COLUMN 2 WHERE STANDARD OIL BATTLE WILL BE DECIDED IOWA FORECAST Mostly cloudy Wednesday night followed liy clcnr weather Thurs day much colder Wednesday night ami in east nnfl south por tions Thursday cold wave in north east portion night with zero temperatures LOCAL STATISTICS Weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Wednesday Highest Tuesday 3i Above Lowest in Nifiht Above At 8 A M Wednesday S3 Above Altho zero weather was predicted for Iowa neither It nor its forerunners had arrived on the scene Wednesday morning By 0 oclock the mercury had shot up past 38 with every pros pect of selling a new record for 1920 before noon BYRDS SHIPS BATTLE STORMS London Report Says Lieut Brophy Second in Com mand Is to Quit W IS I LI N O T O N New Zealand March 6 Richard 1C Byrds supply ship the Kleanor Boll Ing has arrived at Duuedln bearing traces of terrific storms she encoun tered when 1200 miles south of New Zealand on her way hnek tp Ihe Ice barrier willl the supplies It was at this point that Command er Byrd ordered her to return with her cargo to Isew Zealand The base ship The City ot Now York Is expecled on Monday and both vessels will lay up at Drmedin for the winter Itropliy RcsiKns Kepnrt LONDON March 6 ex change telegraph dispatch from Well ington New Zealand snys that Lieut Richard Brophy second In commnnil of Ihe Byrrt Antnrcllc expedition Is re signing hlff position Coolidge Is Enjoying Old Life at Home Odd Jobs to Be Done About House Appeal to Former President JTass Ifavcli 6 Coolldgft settled dowr contentedly todny to tho quiet ways ot Ills New England neighbors Yesterday was a day of liomecom ins or an enthusiastic reception from his fellow townsmen and ot poking about his half ot tiie framo double louse on Massasolt street to aee tha everything was aa it should be Bu oday tlicro ivns time for throwing liiniself llioroly into tiie role to which even while elltinff In the highest at tho nation could offer he fre nucntly looked plain private citizen For Mrs Coolidgo there were hoiiee wifely duties which required attention Wlicn a lionis has not been lived i for eisrht years things are bound to p things which others ma overlook but which themistress of th house notices at once and proceeds a quickly as possible to set straight HCIICW Old Friendships Then too there were old friendship to he renewed a vlalt to bemade t her mother who Is seriously 111 at th Cooley Dickinson hospital Mrs Coo Idge honed for a letup in the contlnua ilrlzzlo that followed her from Wash Inston in tha hope that she might h able to Indulge in her favorite recrer lion of walking Odd jobs lo be clone about the hous appealed to Mr Coolidge Getting 01 a feiv tools and attending to tho lltti repairs that constantly are necessary In ones own home has always been a great source of pleasure to lilm Only at Infrequent Intervals was he nble as chief executive to Indulge in this sort of thing In an executive mansion thereare too many servants Jfr Coolldgo ns always anxious about his health joined Mrs Coolidge TlRN TO PAGE COLUMN 3 FEDERALISTS ARE HOPING TO RETAKE CITY FROM REBELS Continued Southward March on Mexico City Threatened by Revolting Commander Attack on Jaurez Near U S Border Imminent MEXICO CITY March 6 troops converged from five directions this morning on Monterey capital of Nuevo Leon A counter attack which would attempt re capture from Gen Gonzalo Escobar was imminent Thus in the space of 24 hours government efforts to quash the rebellion shifted from Vera Cruz where opening the port as an outlet to the gulf was a matter of some necessity to the north where railroad communications with the JJnited States had been broken by rebel successes The government announcement telling of the plans for the ffensive expressed the belief Monterey would shortly be re aken and GeneralEscobar defeated Against reverses in the north tiie government linl to its credit Vera Cruz including recapture of OrUafoa and return to itn fold of nit commanded by General MoHntLf Threatens March on Canilal kTOQALT2S Ariz March Francisco Borriueg retol commander of the northern section of Sonora declared in a statement toaay from is headquarters in Uogalea Souora that rebel forces steaflily were e toward tho interior oE Mexico from Ortiz Chihuahua Burango Torrnon hlhyahua City and other strategic points Controlling aa we do Sonoru Stnoloa Coahuila Suevo Leon Vera Cruz Myarit and Jalisco we can gWeep down on the aclonal capital from the north east and west the statement The greatest battle the revolution probably will be fought in Jalisco r Guanajuato It continued It ia reported that General Calleg plans to go to Irapuato to organize Ins orcea for an intended invasion Sonora It this ia true I look for to be settled jicixr Guadalajara The community house at Whfilng Intl wiltbe ttie scene of themeeting Thursday of tho stockholders of tho Standard Oil company of Indiana at which tho buttle between John Kuclicfellcr Jr right mill Col Kiihcrt Slewart over tho chairmanship of tiin board of directors wil lie decided Algona Jubilee Plans Move ILLNESS FATAL TO TOM T A GG ART lo osier Political Leader Suc cumbed at Home in Indianapolis INDIANAPOLIS Ind March G Taggart 72 veteran Indiana emocratic leader died at his home lore this morning following1 anIllness of several months Taggart dlod at oclock He had been in a critical ondillon since lato yesterday In October he imderivent an opera ion for a stomach ailment IJia illness had prevented him from ittencliny the democratic national con vention last year the first he hoi missed for years A hoom liad started for the Jiornfnation of Evans Woollen Indianapolis banker or the presidency sent Woollen to he convention with the support of the Indiana delegation Business Men Hear Report by Mtlligan Taergirts influence In national dem ocratic politics was last felt in the long New York convention of 1024 when ho personally directed a move to nominate tho late United States sena tor Samuol Ralston of Indiana for the presidency Tho convention was said to have been on tbo verge of turning toJfciJsion as a wny out of the Smilh McAdon deadlock when Kalston with drew because of IU health HalHtcn died a short time later JAMES W GOOD IS GIVEN OATH Native lowan Becomes War Secretary Succeeding Dwight F Davis James native of Iowa but whose pnvent homn at Evanston 111 took the oatli of office as wecre tary of war today succeeding Dwi F Davis of St Louis Good who hns lived In Washington bnforo as a member of congress was mvorn in by John B Randolph vot pran assEHtant chief clerk of the war department A numlier of ixtisonul nnd of ficial friends ot Good witnessed the ceremony Community Clubs 1928 Activities Reviewed ALdlOXA March for a giant sevonlyfifth anniversary jubileecelebration hero next July 14 15 and 1C moved a step forward last night at a meeting ot tho Community club when plans for the event com prised tho principal item of discussion Instep Mlllfgan secretary of tho Ma Hon City Ghnmber of Commerce was present to tell o tJio Mason City coJc bratfon of like character last summer and he success of that event OH de scribed by him proved an inspiration to local residents behind tho anniver sary project can be mnde tiie most import ant community undertaking ever at tempted Jn this county said Mr Mil ligan Theres no aueaUon but what you are headed In the right direction The thing thats most needed Is tho active assistance of every resident of this city nnd tbo cooperation of town ship groups and others in the coun TraJscs Mason City Affair Al Falkenhalner in Introducing Mr told of his study of Jubilee celebrations In other places Mason Citys event he thot was tho most successful of any that had come under his observation nnd he praised the willingness exhibited by Mason City ans to lend their assistance to Algona In the shaping of its celebration plans Another Interesting feature oC Iho program wna the appearance of the Tlualy HFngo quartet mnde Available for meeting by Loomis business manager of the GlobeGazette who had planned to be present himself but was prevented by his nttendnnco nt tho funeral of a Davenport friend The quartnt is mnde np of Kdson Cornell Karl Dean Dr Haymond F Kunx and W Enrl Hull Mr Dean nnd Mr Cornell supplied in dividual entertainment features and Mr Hall at the close of tho program conveyed Mr regrets at not being present New Honrd Members Nntned At tbo business meeting held In ad vance of the formnl program neu members wore elected to the lonrd of tUrctors of tho community club ns fol TlKN TO 1AGE 12 COLLMN 3 AGED ADMIRAL STIRLING DIES 85 Year Old Naval Veteran Had Served With Fleet m Civil War BALTIMORE March C Rea Admiral Tales Stirling U S N re tired here died Jnst night it his liom He was 85 years old and I been ill five years His two daughters Miss Helen Huff and Mrs J Icmhrolcc Thorn were wltli him at tJo time of hi death His wife an invalid has no been told of her husbands deruh he cause of her own f tin ess Others surviving tho admiral an KeenAdmiral Yatos li U S N Uio Ysingts patrol of llic United States Asiati fleet Commander Archibald Stirling executive officer of Oio U S S IMoi Ida now in Panama watrr and Mr TjCe Taifcr of Voik Admiral Stirling was retired frort tho navy in 90f rfter liavlnpr s service for 15 yrrus inoludinc I with tiie federal the Civil Deaths to Bad Booze Mount to 17 Two Men and Wives Held for Murder in Peoria to Trace Poison PEORIA III March G lames appeared on the poison liquor oath lial lodiy and the total stood 117 Two men and iheir wives are hclil or nuiviler It is charged they fur hjheil the poison drink Another man s cllnrgcrt wltll manslaughter There were three deaths in Gales iiirg which officials were certaJn were ue to poison liquor but because the odles had been embalmed before an xaminalion could be made the coro sr was unwilling to include them mong tho victims The federal prohibition department ins entered tho Investigation in an tfort to trace the poison to its source Mansfield one of those hold under a murder charge said ho ch ained his liquor supply from a Chi cago dealer whotn ho refused to name The ucvornffo tlitit resulted in Kie 7 deaths Ihe hlintling of several per BATTLE LINES ARE NOGALES Ariz March i 6 Wr Opposing forces in tlio Mexican revo lution were drawingbattle lines In places almost within gun range ot tho United States border today Unofficial reports current here said tho robots planned an attack on Juar ez tho border from 131 Texas and that loyal federals were moving on No gales Sonora Abelirdo civil governor of Baja California and military com mander oC the northern diatilct of Ills itatc lias invaded rebel slate oC Sonora and occupied San on the CllItornhLSonara border Gcnov al Gnstalum n commander linder Ked riquez with LuO troopa crossed Into Sonoraand it was announced that would marcli across 200 mllos oC srt to attack the capital Is Tboie was threat cNCltement in luac ez Federal troops tbero moved 21 uiiles southward to cut tho railroad lino at Kanuihiyuca to stop tho re ported movement oC a large mini her of rebels believed to be advancing on the city Thus Car Tuareg has re mnuiEUl loyal to the Mexico City gov ernment Hcnorrs at TiKUe said tho advene inp rebels under den Marcel o Car nver Governor of Cblhuahua left Chi huahua City yesterday with the inten tion oC ntlfLckinK tins border Ob sons and tbo serious illness dozens servnii said they Ijelievcd the twr more contained 15 per cent wood in Urn mountains south of Juarez would be tho scene of tiie fighting I any Tho troops At tho forts vj portort to lie Inynl to tho povernment FuiuU in Juarew branch of Bank of Mexico transforrert to 711 Paso durlncr tho night and many Mexican officials moved their families to the American side General Denies AtlrAiice An unverified report that 2000 rebel t roops we ra march i upo n Xuo vo Zarcdo across the lino from Teredo DAWES RETURNS TO BANK JOB Never Run for Senator Says Former Vice President in Chicago CHICAGO March fi Ontfls JijuvtW micv moro funeral and L plain citizen by form ot time ami politics reUirnrd home frnm was accom panied hy his wifo anI some friends Apjjfiroiilly Ciller lo tulto up the reins of HIM YnTral Trust e impany lit whoso lManl tin is rhahinrm CUm fiial JJawea evinrod no for his exit from official life Asked whether ho wonM evi r vim for i stat in tlio sonate lie voiced a unmistakable novor General Uawoa roiiKiiu lit his dcwk at tho Central Trust itotnpnny until March Ho will then to Domingo head ol a roniniiH sion to the financial pidhleuia oC that republic c To a chemists report Tho Industrial alcohol which was used to hove been poorly rcvlls tilled the report said COUNTERFEIT RING BROKEN Marshalltown Newton Per sons Under Arrest for j Spurious Bills 35KS MOIXKS March G poarnnco oC tflftaterCeit S5 billa hore Dec 13 has e to tlio arrcst of four norsona and thebreaking1 up of a ring which operated in Iowa and northern federal officials last nJtfht Art Snulre and his son Hert Squiro of MarflhEitltown and Mr and Mrs B Jake Wyatt of Newton nro in custody follow ing a rad on tho older Squires home ia which 1 com plot o outfit for making counter feit federal rcterAe notes was report1 ed seized Evidence n gainst tho TlnR WHM un covered by Frank L Tlollidny 7 S Rcciet flRfint licic aided by Sheriff rTilc A Findlry tio ringIs salt to have placed only about SOO worth of coun terfeit notes In circulation Ilolllday paid the boffus money had been passed In Inanei Marshall and Polk coun ties Members of tlie Kind nro said to have conTesscd lr hnvinpf niftde a trip to Missouri lo cnsh more notes Until lan 1 only bills were cir culated Tbcv ringiben making 10 bills HoMiday declared TIJRV TO TAOK 12 fOTAIMX 4 AUNT HET By Robert Quillen guess the thing that in furiates a naggin woman most is hein married to a worm that will put up with it ;