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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 7, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY AVIATED PRESS IT3ABED wms REPORT MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 7 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTS SERVES NO 128 PECIAL SESSION WIND AND COLD CAUSE DAMAGE THRU MIDWEST Six Persons Injured in Chicago Fear Loss of Life BULLETIN WASHINGTON March 7 The weather bureau toduy issued tlio following storm warning j Advisory Northwest storm warnings ordered D a in Cape Ilatlents In Eastuort Storm ot marked intensity moving rapidly eastward over north Atlnntiv states and Quebec Will be at tended by west or northwest gales today CHICAGO March 7 west winds spread snow and cold 1 over the midwest last night causing personal injuries property damage possibly loss of life Fire added its menace to tho other at work At Tomahawk FiWis the wind whipped a tire thru the Ubusiness aseetion causing a loss of 5500000 Six jiersons were injured in Chicago and three others who set out on ligan yesterday in a small firhint were believed lost in the gale iirolio Up Halmy AVetilhcr fjoid wave came just when the at was enjoying Its balmiest H In Chicago the seasons high I of oShad been recorded Col Stewart Loses Fight to Keep Chairmanship Will Rogers NEW TOrtK March Coo idge served his state town coun try and nation 25 years and re turned homu a rented house not even a car Wh a t would nave happened if he had colllB from 3 western slate and re turned back to home His state legis I a t u r e would have bought him a h o m e his townspeo plo would have WRL ROGERS in Oklahoma even when a governor can relurn from tVic state capitol without being Im peached present hun with at least 1 county but up in North ampton he grot nothing but wet Suppose street paid him whnt they oived him P thats what he sels for returning to a dcmoenilie stronghold ctpvHelit Rockefellers Faction Wins Proxy Battle William Burton Former President Is Choice of Opposing Group WHITING Ind March 7 Col Robert W Stewart was deposed as i chairman of the board oE the Standard Oil company of Inrti I ana today at the annual stock holders meeting climaxing the bitter proxy battle between himself and John D Rocke feller Jr who instituted the IOWANS TRAIN S NEAR END OF INAUGURAL TRIP Hawkeyes Received by President Visit at Mount Vernon ly CLAUENCE JOHNSTON Lee Syndicate Representative CNROUTB FROM WASHINGTON March 300 lowana wil proceedings to oust Stewart WHITING Inrt March 7 sleep at homo tonight after nights spent on the Hoover blrthplac special from West Branch While 1 Washington the train was the head quarters for the group It was a tired but happy bunch that all tho solemnity of n church gather boarded the train In Washington Wed ing the annual meeting of Ktockuold nesday late afternoon Tetiuited gorges and overflowing rivals Iused much damage In Xeforaska and npis A dike broke on the Fappio creek neatOmaha last night flooding a large area to a depth oC four feet and forcing several fafnMiea t5 aVarf don their homes Tho Blue river was backing up hc hlnd an Ice pack at Beatrice Neb and one suburb had already been cut off by flood waters earlytoday Backwater was making the city wells impure and preparations were toeinff mode to dynamite the ice Creek Out nt Itocltford TZocltford I faced one of the worst floods in its history with Keith creek out of its lianks and overrun ning an area six blocks long Ono of the main highways was Impassable and tho water wasrising Ice gorges were reported at Betvidrre Hi and on tho Rock river near Rockford Two OC the persons Injured hero were pinned under a Wooden partition when it blow across a sidewalk Two others were struck by a largo sign which was torn from its hangings One roan was struck ay the limn of a tree and a man was cut by flying glass Repair Crews at Work jj i ATLANTA Ga March 7 Highway repair crews followed in the wako of flootled roads and travel ar teries in Georgia and Alabama to day while both states looked for a 1 TAX POSTPONED IN UPPER HOUSE Iowa Senators Vote to Set Aside Measure Indefinitely DES MOINES jMurch 7 The Iowa senate today killed tho Gun ilerson bill proposing an Increase in the tax on gasoline to fotir cents a gallon The vote to indef initely measure was 32 to 10 Senator O U Gundeison author of o hill protested killing tho bill be fdre It could lx fully considered as a calendar measure declaring that such action woud definitely eliminate any increase in sasoline tax ut this Sonie of an incrense however believed that tho house bill by Bixler and Berry providing for a different method of apportionment might bo considered exempt from the rule that similar legislation cannot he considered a second time Counties Would Have Got Funds The Gundcrsoh bill would have dts tributed the additional cent amonp counties townships and cities and towns Tbe county rond funds have received threeeighth of the pro reeds based on area another three eighths ivouJd have been npportlont TIJRN TO TAGK 2I COWJHN 3 ers of the Standard Oil company of Indiana was held In the community house here today in a session which was regarded as certain to result in Ihe defeat of Col Robert W Stewart for reelection as chairman of the hoard of directors The hoard of election reported tiiat a total of votes had heen cast 817410 nciiis represented in person and 7S2S710 beinij proxies Colonel Stewarts business report followed the rending of the minutes and was a glowing account ot the companys activities In 1028 Colonel Stewart repoirtediiet earnings for 102S before taxes of compared with in 1027 an increase of The chairman said thatafter re serve of for taxes ihe net earnings for I9US were as compared with In 1327 an Increase of 547204710 When Colonel Stewart finished read ins his report the entire audience rose TURN TO PAGE COLUMN 8 EXECUTION HOUR NEAR FOR NEGRO Slayer of School Teacher to Die in Electric Chair at Midnight CHICAGO March 7 Shanks young Xcgro slayer of Miss Jennie Constance wilt be executed i the Cook county jail shortly after mid niKht unless some court nnexepcctedly intervenes Virtually all avenues of escape seemed closed for tho 22 year old boot black and the warden was to move him to the death cell this morninR If executed Shanks will be the third to die in Cook countys new electric chair Shanks was convicted of dubbins to death Miss Constance a Pcoria 111 shool teacher who wns taking post graduatework nt Northwestern unl versity last summer His trial judge J Normoyle saved him from the electric chair In a last minute slnj two weeks ago but refused to enter I tain an Insanity petition yesterday They are to reach Iowa this eve ning running as a special section of a regular train of 15 cars No reg ular stops have Ijeen made Visited Mount Vernon The start home was after a trip by motor to Mount Yernon und Alex aiulria The weather had cleared and it was a beautiful lateafternoon ride down tho valley on tho Potomac and Into tho mountains of western Mary land by dusk Tuesdays program cul minated with theparty at the U S chamber of commerce with the Iowa socletyos host The full cohgregslona delegations ana senators attended also many highrankingmilitary men In cludlng Major General Krleger for rocrly of Keota and Ueut Col II S Jlerrick formerly of Ottumwa Senator and Mrs Brookhart Washington and former Senator nm Mrs C A Rawson of J3es Jloiues and Secretary of War and Mrs Good were guests at a dinner given before th Iowa Society ball by Mrs William itch Kelley in honor Governor am Trs Hammlll Jliss Martha McClure of Mt Picas nt Iowa committeewoman und els er ot tho hostess was tlicro as won cngressman and Mrs W P Kopp IKO of Mt Pleasant Earlier in th ay a wreath was placed on the Un nown Soldiers grave by Col E J Ison oE Washington and Lieut Dali jrlswold of DCS Hloines membera o bo governors staff Ihiitographcd With President The Iowa delegation was photo raphed Tuesday afternoon afte eing received by the president an Vednosilay tho West Urunch res ents posed for a special picture o ijo white house grounds with Mr Special movies and talkie lavobeen made In nddillon to tl nany oilier extra attractions show ha lowana who have traveled 200 uiles to seo a native of their part of ho country take that countrys high est position None is prouder or happier than the numbers of the Coe college band vhich swung down Pennsylvania ave In tho inaugural parade and re ceived a special greeting by tha Presi Rebel Troops Marching on Juarez U S Cavalry Under Orders to Move SELECTS APRIL 15 AS DATE OF FARM CONGRESS Agricultural Relief and Pitched Battle Outside City Near Border Is Imminent left IOWA FORECAST Tncrcaslne loudiness Thursday probably becnminB unset tied irilli rain ly Friday iiisht LOCAL STATISTICS GiobaGazotte weather figures for 21 luiiir period endiug at S oclock n in Thinsilay Highest Wednesday 11 Above 1invest in Nisht 3 Aluive At 8 A M Thursday 4 Above Trace of Snow und Huiii The icy grip of winter was laid upon North Iowa of a sudden Wednesday After the mercury hail climbed to II degrees for a 1KH record tho wind stHnif up out ot the northwest all of a siiililen about 10 oclock a m and within 1 hours was uncomfortably near tlio zero mark a rrinae of 39 degrees In Just a few hours Tlieve was a brlRht sun Thursday morning but Hie wind was still out of llio chilly No Cause to Prosecute Officials of Wisconsin GOOD CONTINUES TRUBEE DAVISON Col C 6 Robbins Cedar Rapids Will Stay in Office for Time March 7 continuance of F Tmbee Dnvison of New York assistant secretary of war in charge of aviation n position which he lias hold since creation of that office in 113tI made known today by Secretary Gooil Assistant Secretary Charles 13 hlna of Cedar Rapid a In charge of In duHtrlal mobilization plans has been naked by Good to remain in that posi tion until he can determine with the president upon n successor Takes Exceptio to Court Rule Against Criminal Action MEX1CO torious Gen Gonznlo Escobar op photo ot the alnte of Conliuiln 1ms hecn Tiiimcd supreme com niandcr nf Ilia revolutionary forces in Mexicos latest uprising Helnw is Gov Fausto Topoto of Sonont ono of tie leaders in lie move ment nsainst flta Gil government flent and Mrs Hoover as with Iowa corn song they passed the the TUKN TO PACK 20 7 Iupils Back In School March all Hie pupilb or tlie IiiMmer srlmolH are brick and enjoying tlicir acliool dutlis jafter an alisoncc on account of mens ilus chlckcuiiox and scarlet fever MADISOX Wis March T Mkiny exceptions to the courts fincl pr that thcro was no cause for crim inal action against three state officers and otiicry prominent In the progressive ranks Arthur P Barry today apain naked Superior JiulKe S B Schein to follow his recommenda tions Filing his objections and exceptions to the courty findings and conclu sions Bnrry Milwaukee attorney and special piosccutor in tile lohn Doe inquiry Into alleged violations of the corrupt practices acts by progressives today reiterated bis demand for issu ance on criminal warrants for sevcrul progressive leaders Barry had recommended criminal action against Lieut Gov Henry Hu her Attorney General Tolin W Itcy nolds Secretary ot State Theodore Dammann and others on charges of violation of Ihe corrupt practices act As a result of Judge Srhiens find that there was action HKiilnH 19 BUILDINGS RAZED BY FIRE Business Section of Toma hawk in Ruins Loss Is Nearly TOMAHAWK March 7 Mosl of tlie business district of this slumbering lumber town today lay ii of the destruction wrought by a devastating fire wliiel leveled 10 buildings In tho short apace of four hours Wednesday afternoon Man Shot in Miami Hotel Is Identified Murder Victim Found to Have Been Former Body guard of Rothstem NEW YORK March 7 were Informed today that the mat killed In a shooting affrny at the Mi ami Jiiltmore hotel In Coral CJablea Flu was Thomas Fatty Walsh for mer bodyguard of Arnold liothsteln Walsh was questioned after lioth steln was killed but was released when he said he had left the gam blers employ two months before be cause he decided that Kothsteln was too cheap1 Today however policeexpressed the belief that the Walsh killing was nn aftermath of the Rothateln shoot Kothsteln was shot in the Park Cen tral hotel In circumstances somewhat similar to those in which Walsh met his death In Florida Ho was sum moned to the hotel room ot George McManus another gambler and fatal ly wounded still held with out bail for trial on a murder charge saerts he was not in the room at the me of the shooting I5L PASO Texas Mitrcli conunauil of Cieu 1 Flores federal soldiers Juan at 7 a lit In proceed aKiilnst a detachment of revo IntiouiHts believed to bu advnmin against Iho oily BULLETIN El PASO March 7 IP Ihu seventh United States cavulry at Fort Kliss was under orders u move tiulay wilh full field iiieiit Nn dclnils or reason for the move wero jiiinuunccd CITY March 7 s federal troops tuday wero converging on Vera Cruz to deliver What the government hopes to be coup Ie graco to tho rebellion by Geu Gon zolo liscobar and General Asrtirre Provisional PrcHitlent Portes Giis announcement of tlm recapturo of Monterey and Cordova predicted terms of viKoroilH coufidenccj that the revolt would soon bo crushed ami the city ot Vera Cruz retaken by govern nent forces A report gained wide circulation in Mexico City that tile censorship would soon bo removed Delegates ot the national league of farmers voted to support the govern ment against tlio revolutionists Ac companying this action it was stated that members of the league thruout the nation were ready to enroll in a volunteer nrmy The government r oeivcd notification of support from on other important source i a decision by Mexico City merchants to fix the prices ot food and necessities for the prevention of profiteering Two Leaders Defcaled The governments comiiuuuiiUC stressed successful military action against the rebels on both Iho north ern and eastern frnnls It described General Escobars flight from Monte rey and the defeat of another rebel leader at Coahuila A further import ant victory was reported In tlie recap ture ot Cordova in tlie slate ot Vera Cruz A later announcement added that tho troops of General Kscobar bad been driven out of Sallill where they had taken up a position after tlicirlc MANS BODY FOUND FROZEN UPRIGHT IN NORTHLAND SNOWS TORONTO March 7 dian trappers returning from tlio headwaters of the river In northern Ontario told of finding the frozen body of a white man bolt upright on snowshoes TheIndians said the body stood with one foot slightly advanced as if about to takea step It had been frozen solid and the snow shoes were firmly anchored in the slush ice There was nothing on the cloth ingor among the effects in a pros pectors pack to Identify the body the Indians said The body caiv not be recovered until summer W NO REFLECTIONS ON PEACE PACT SMS BRITISHER Sir Austen Denies He Ever Condemned Kel loggs Treaty GKNBVA Ma Chamberlair March 7 Sir Austen Chamberlain In an Interview wlUi thn Associated press today said ho Tariff Question to Be Considered ASHINGTON March 1 extra session ot the seventyfirst congress for April in was called today ijy President Hoover Specifically the call proposes legis lation for agricultural relief and for limited changes of the tariff The proclamation that these Diallers cannot in justice to our farm ers our labor and our manufacturers bo postponed His Kirsfc Proclamation The proclamation tho first to ha Issued by the new chief executive rends president of United Slates of America n proclamation Whereas pulilic Interests require that the congress ot tho United States should he convened in extra session at 32 oclock noon on tho fifteenth day of April to receive such com munication as may bo made by tho executive And whereas legislation to effect further agricultural relief and legis lation for limited change of the tar ff cannnt in Justice to our farmers nillabor and our manufacturers lie loslpnned Now therefore T Herbert Hoover president ot the United States of Am erica do hereby proclaim and declare that an extraordinary occasion re HUJES3 JJve cpnsEMs of tharvnfiite4 iii exttoTSMSIprtl at the city of Washington on the fifteenth day ofOApril 1929 Bt 12 oclocknoon of which all per sons who shall at that time be entitled to act as members thereof are hereby required to take notice tlnovir KilloKC SIKH Tti vviuipss wJicrpnf I Iinve here unto sot m haml anl caused to he af fixed the great seal of the United Done at tho city of Washington with a loss estimated at 5500000 Ten families wero homeless Starting In the Mitchell hotel th flames ilustroycrt it Ihou swept un thru Hie enliro business and buih ways on au Intersect slreot to destroy 19 two stor framo liusiuess places A stronff gale which a light snowfall fanned the flames an the dried timbers of the buildings pro vldcd quick fuel for tho fire As a inst resort dynajnlto was used to liloiv a pap In the path of the fire but it unsuccessful nn causo for crim Hie piogressiv TUKN TO 1AGE 20 COLUMN 1 celandic Volcano Is in Eruption Reporl MUrdi T celandic legation received rapoits 10 Iny of nn eruption of the volcnn Cverkfjoll miles from tile sotil cnKtern ioast nl Iceland Tlio s located far from the inhabited parts of the Island hut the eruption is plain y visible from northern Iceland Kverkfjoll is about ISO miles cast of Reykjavik the capital hint always regarded the Kellogg pact for the renunciation of war is more Inirrier erected by international cooperation against war Discussing a recent private talk he had with liritlKh journalists Sir Aus ten categorically denied that he hail made any reflections against the Kel loss Pact Let me definitely and explicit ly thiit I said notliln impnrtamC satd If I to belittle tho of tho Kellogg pact hu had doni so it would iKivt liiicn in contradiction with every lt utterance I have made since ct was proposed to iisn and would cat at Monterey ilie cnt is noiv iiportud on tin way to orreon aluns the western Ixirrter Coahuila Oovernment officinls think thril encral Aiuirre has only lot men left i his command Colonel Tcjoda guv rnoiof Vcra and loyal suppurt r ot the federal resimo is thot to he vt Taso do Ovtijaa witii man This place 20 miles from the cily if Vera Cruz and Colonel Tojcda is re ported to be ready to aid ill an attack Iwtwofn what the president in tlio city as souii as lie receives 1U1 i sail nnd what I said to the pvosu Hi be contrary to thspirit in wliieli both tlio Hritlsh government 11 nd the British pcople welcomed and supported Mr Kclloggs initiative Since I npoko to the Hiitish press I havo had an opportunity which 1 had not then of reading President Hoovers inaugural ntlrtross and tho this seventh day of March in the year of our otio tfmusrind nine hun dred nnd and of tho Stitfs the1iHd HOOVER Hv the president B KKLLOGO Secretary of Slate Hold riearings HIWrOM March sentallve nilluMt N llnijgcn North wood Iowa chairman oc the house committee on airrirultiire and Senator MoNary chairman of tile TO COLUMN B FATHER SHOT BY DAUGHTER our tliots wove naunully exiresscd Family Ends 1H dUTennt liinsnaKC I discover no Krcntl J mg of Louisville Man by ittlons Snino Troops Krlirl lhvliVS regarded the It was learned in a well informed ns onr nvw erected by quarter that part of tho forces ovigiinternational ooopcratlon iigalnst liero TLKN TO VACJK COLUMN 4 Lindbergh Regains Use of Arm Hurt in Crash Reports That Wedding vitations Are Out Is Denied Research Student Honored OSAGE Mfirch GenunK wlm ii doing research work In Uroun university IlOvliliniT K I has re c ritly been pledged to Sigma liniior science frnlei nity He Is tin son uf Dr and Mrs G li Genung MKXIfO his 2 ARMY FLYERS DIE IN CRASH 17 Year Old Girl IOriSVl Ky Marcli 7 iDt in tho hacic his own 1istol by Ills 17 ycii Il K B Smith 45 tnilrolul bollnrmaltir vaa not IViKctcil to live at nn early liour tins iHorniiif t Thn slinntiDK followinl a fnnlilj al tLLpilirjn on L Milpet rorntr last nicht in whlili her fntlnr Ivr inothcv iliuvn SniUli tho daURhter heing liili In a ilrtrillion home ly police C1TV Mtnrh 7 A lindliergh liad Hie gin arm today fur first lime sin Inaccident g nil pjane PJungCS ItttO FaCltlC ValbiienL fluid wliun his pliinu cap on lauding rrom a piiMiiu trip with his fiancee Miss Anuu Morrow physician tho sling SAN illliOO March 7 Lieut Hugh lo Smith nnd 1rl vale Mclvin A Llm iiviny Uyeis from to iifl Off San Diego Body of One Airman Found the ominous approach of tlio firo it snreid miraril Hie tele Ilione frmiiilnr luiively ngriKMiiau Celler of operators rtcrnlly niiido nn upoi stud to I heir posts com liiblluiy aniiidinonl rind plittng lie calls for lieP Pent to sur1 man rti S ivnns Kama rounding towns and turnout the city j Ourirr Norn SprliiKS Grnup Meets NORA KPUINGS March Womans Foreign Missionary society ot the M K church met at tlift home o Mrs Vrcd Kclimldt Tuesday attcr nooii Miss Mary Moiciacted as loader nf the losson w York i tho pro I defendud llowcd him move tho shng which had arm In place until the effects of a dis located shoulder rollld be iviicoine Mranwjtilc intMrst in rcvolu iionary aitivillis has drawn alieiilnmi field wirc when Ihcii IHIV from ibo cnlonei nnd his 10 inio I tur urpiin about ISulh Loiniifl mid jiinls off shore here ycstilday Morrnv n iv cnjoying thulr jljc f rirutcnant Snihh was recovered A vcarch uas beinjr madi inrd freedom from suurre denied ports circiilaliiiK tonWit re invita tions to the JIiidlKMKhMorrow wrdj ding had bein transmitted 10 the i United Htatts ly snict roilc Nn wid ding invitations it state1 had iifeii sent nuj ri dit w ilding not liorn ilxfd Ill wliiMlli ill Ink plncv 1 my Uuid ir a toduy for IJluis bol3 Tlie cnusc of tho accident was not 1 field Kortt Sonuwhat FSrtlcr IAHIS March 7 I Marshal Kuril tUis moriri iiibt luit stnair iiiipiovri cuntiiulcii AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen A lias to bear lots of afflictions but the worst is a tliat rubs his on ftiniiturc to ace if its dusty ;