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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 11, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPEI Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT FINAL EDITION MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MARCH 11 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 131 000 MEN MARCH ON TORREON Segrave Speeds 231 Miles an Hour for Worlds Record MEMBERSHIP ON LIQUOR BOARD IS HOOVER TASK Year May Be Needed to Finish Work of In vestigators By JAMES U WEST Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON March 11 President Hoover as he casts about for the members of his law en forcement commission la believed to be keeping an open mind on the Vol stead act as a medium of enforcing the prohibition amendment which he has announced he wishes to see suc ceed This ts indicated by the contest ot what he has had to say on the subject of prohibition one of the foremost is sues in his campaign for the presi dency In all of his pronouncements from the time of his reply to the question naire of Senator Borah of Idaho more than a year ago down t6 tho pres ent there has been no mention of the Volstead act and consequently no in dorsement of it r Refers to Amendment time Mr Hoover has dla gsussea prohibition Tiia reference has amend jifterarices 4 ago and titslast statement on iioe subject last Friday in which he Simplified the work of the proposed aw enforcement commission is to un dortake Those who profess to know Mr Hoovers views regard this as studied attitude and one leaving him free to deal with amendments to the present dry lans should the Investiga tion of his national commission show to his satisfaction that such amend ments would aid in making the eigh teenth amendment more effective Viewing the whole situation thru the eyes of an engineer and an execu tive and not those ot a dry leader Mr Hoover longago recognized the abuses which have grown up around the efforts to enforce prohibition and immediately after his nomination ho determined if elected ho would name a commission to make investigation With a view to supplying aremedy Recognizes Its Abuses The announcement of this Inten tion was made in his acceptance speech at Stanford university lost Au Cust On that occasion Mr Hoover paid that common sense compels ua to realize that grave abuses have oc which must be reme died adding that an organized searching investigation of facts and causes can alone determine the wise method of correcting them At that time Information came from Jvhat were regarded as authoritative TijBN TO PAGE 4 COIYUMN 3 IOWAJORECAST mostly cloudy Monrtny mid Tues day probably showers and local thunderstorms warmer In ex treme east portion Monday night cooler Tuesday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 2t hour period ending at S oclock a m Monday Highest Sunday Almve Txiwest in Night 28 Aliovo At 8 A M Monday 13 Above For like period ending at a m Sunday j Highest Saturday Above TjOwest in Ntpht 7 Above Two relatively balmy days have served to reduce tho North Iowa snow level by about 4 Indies Monday morn Ing the wind was from the south and the sun was trying Its hardest to make an impression altho light clouds nomenliit nn obstacle 231 MILES AN HOUR A now world auto record was set at Daytona Bench Fin Monday afternoon when Maj H O D Segrave nbove rtrovo liis oddlooking Golden Arrow over Bands at fho heretofore un lieanlof rate for iiu automobile of 231 miles an hour A picture of tio car will be found on tiie sports page Segravo is an Eng lishman TO UfiftOML OF ARMS AGAIN Belgian Delegation Offers New Classification for Armaments ENEVA March 11 i and naval experts assembled today o discuss control of manufacture of arms and war material in the league of nations iprogram seeking a prelim nary solution for the problem of in ernntlonal disarmament Despite numerous meetings of delegates no groement has yet been readied on a raft convention this mainly because ountrles differ as to the amount of Ubltcity to bo given armaments Hoping to tackle tho difficulty from jiewangle the Belgian delegation re ently submitted an entirely new lassificatlon ot armaments This new cheme affects the wording and tenor f the whole convention and discus Ion oC its terms faced the experts oday To Calt Entire Committee When the experts liavo completed heir work the league oC nations will ummon a session of the enllre com nittee of armaments control of which Count Von Bernstorff former Ger lan ambassador to the United States 3 chairman Great Britain and tha United tales have the largest delegations ere The Americans are Capt George Vashington Stcele naval attache to he American embassy Paris Maj Charles G Met tier assistant military ttache London Maj Barton 1C fount assistant military attache for ir Paris and Consul Elbridge D of Geneva as counselor Vice Admiral W A Kelly who soon assume second in command C the British Mediterranean fleet elected president Tbo Belgians oday made known a desire for treaty ontrol of manufacture of arms Com lications of classification they said inciercd control by convention Consider U S Entry GENEVA March II com mittee of jurists called to Geneva to revise the statutes of the world court held ils first session today one of the most Important Items on its agenda being a study of the question of the adhesion of the United States to the court Ellhu Hoot noted American jurist who has devised a formula for ad hesion which will be examined by the committee declined the honor of pre siding and Vlttorlo Scialojn distin guished Italian jurist who cooperat ed with President Wilson nt Paris in formulating tho covenant of the league of nations was selected Accident Injury Fatal FORT DODGE March II Douglas McBnne 10 is dead from a Tinctured skull received when tlio motorcycle on which lie and Charles Winters 18 were riding trashed into a telephone pole GOLDEN ARROW SETS MARK ON DAYTONA BEACH English Driver Travels Course at Nearly 4 Miles a Minute DAYTONA BEACH Fla March 11 H O D Segrave British race driver set a new worlds automobile speed record here today at 23136246 miles an hour At the north end of the course the British driver stopped for several min utes to replenish the ice supply Jn his cooling system and to change all four wheels and tires Hugging the outside of the course Major Seagrave ran thru several low places on the beach where water had collected from the receding tide but it did not interfere with his driving Mrs Segrave who sat In the grand stand covered her eyes with her hands She did not look up until her husband was reported sate at the end of the course Hard On Photographers Major Segrave was traveling so fast that photographers stationed on found it almost Impossible the spectators in the grandstand high on the sand dunes the visibility was much clearer His speed not only surpassed the present twoway record of 207 miles an hour but also exceeded the recorc of 214 miles an hour for a oneway run set by Malcolm Campbell of Eng land That figure was the average speed of two runs up and down over a measured mile course His average time for the distance was 1556 sec onds Took FourMile Start Taking a fourmile start Major Se grave flashed over the northward run at a speed of 23151125 miles an hour and then a few moments later sped back southward at a clip of 23121327 miles an hour Ills time for the mile on the north run was 1555 seconds while that of la south run was 1557 seconds The new record surpasses by 2381 miles an hour tho mark act here last year by Ray Keech driving J M Whites Triplex whose time was 20755 Whites car with Lee Bible at tho wheel wag groomed to run right after Segriivo in art effort to better tho Britishers mark Hines Picked to Head Vets Bureau Again General Asked to Remain as Department Head by Hoover WASHINGTON March 11 Brig Gen Frank T Hlnes of Utah has been reappolnted by Pres ident Hoover as director of the veter ana bureau With the other directing heads oE the more important Independent agen cies of tho government General nines submitted his resignation at the close of tho Coolidgo administration Presi dent Hoover today returned ho res ignation and requested tho general to remain In his post Hlnes was appointed director of the bureau by President Harding In 1023 after Charles n Forbes had been sum marily dismissed ns a result of dis closures In connection with the con duct ot the veterans bureau Tho general assisted Maj Gen John F ORynn of Xew York counsel for tho special senate Investigating commit tee In uncovering the scandals In tho bureau under the Forbes administra tion Brig Gen Herbert M Lord hoe ex nvefiseil to tho president a deslro to re linquish hs post as director of the bud get bureau but the president has asked him lo remain until his suc cessor can be selected There were reports today that P J Hurley of Tulsa Okla might he named assistant of wnr In charge or Industrial mobilization to succeed C B Kohbins ot Cedar Rap Ms Iowa who desires to return to private life MEXICAN REBELS PREPARE TO ATTACK This first picture ot the revolutionary forces at Isogales Sonorn Bhowg the troops iircimrinjr for a drive southward on Mniatlan The soldiers in tills picture aro part of General Iturscs forces which followed the fed erals in their retreat from Sonora CHARGE DOCTORS IN DEATH CASE physicians After Appendicitis Operation oh Tennessee Boy ELIZABETHTOWN Tenn March 11 murder criminal negligence and drunkenoss will be heard against Drs W H Longmlrc and Murrell Plnson in a preliminary hearing here tomorrow The charges against tho physicians grew out of a coroners invest gallon into the death of 12 year old Blbert Grlndstaff arter ho underwent an operation for appen dicitis several days ago Jim Grindstaff reported to Coroner W T Ferguson that tlio two physi cians told him his son needed to have ils appendix removed After the opera Ion ho Bald tho surgeons told him they were unable to find tho appon llx The body was exhumed and Coron er Ferguson sold he found evidence of the operation Ho said lie took from ho Viscera an eppendlx which Dr J B Shoun and Dr J L Cottrflll vho aided him in tho autopsy said vas normal The two phjsicians under charges lave refused to make statements con erning the case until the proper Ime Pending their preliminary learing they have been released under Omlnal bonds TWO MONKEYS CAUSE OF RIOT escape From Cage Kill Par rakeet Canaries and Goldfish NEW YORK March 11 monkeys sulked in double locked cages today In an animal store they ial nearly depopulated In an orgy of cilling Henry Hards proprietor of the store In Fulton street counted up lilw oss in the death of a rare parrakeet 350 canaries and half a dozen fnntailcd gold fish slain by tbo Fulton street was almost deserted esterday afternoon when Patrolman Jeorge M Bronlevcn and Sergt Alex ander P Illley stopped before the vinilow whore the parrikeot preened ts gay feathers As thejadmired the jird a Mnnll monkey dropped into the show window and deftly wrung the leek of the parrakeet before their eyes Tho policemen with the aid of fire men forced tho door The place was n wreck As they cntorrerl another monkey hurled a bird cage from a shelf Canary feathers littered the floor gold fish flopped about on the coim er A parrot was walking back and orth on a shelf chattering A large baboon worked feverishly at tho part y undone fastenings of his cage Birds hat had escajierl the deadly clutch of ho monkeys flTw nbout In a panic Turtles hurled from their tank crawled iliout among tho foalhers The officers secured the baboon cage then captured tho culprits Torgeson Has New Bill for Redistricting Multiple County Districts Would Be Formed Under Proposal By JACK C GREIG Associated Press Slnff Wrilcr DES MOINES March 11 resentativo S R Torgeson of Worth county today placed on file in the Towa senatethe fifth senate reappor tionment measure to bo introduced this session One such bill has been defeated by tho senate The Torgeson bill provides 14 sin gle county senate districts and 36 mul tiple county districts from which senators would bo elected quadrennial ly Beginning with year 1032 sena tors would be elected from tho odd numbered districts for a term of four years and thereafter all quadrennially The proposed act will not affect tho term of any senator now elected How Districts Lino Up Multiple county districts under tho ill would bo as follows Boone Story Jnma Marshall Audubon Tama ihelhy Wimieshiek Fayetto Wright Franklin Hancock Monroe Appa looeo Taylor Pago Adams Bremer Sutler Grundy Washington Ixiuisa Henry Buena Vista Sac Ida Powe sirek jjisper Mahaska Keokuk How ard Chlckasaw Floyd Cedar Miisca tlnc Fremont Montgomery Mills DC catur Union REnggoid Hardin Hum liton Marlon Warren lyon Sioux Jefferson Van Buren Davis Dickin son Clay Palo Alto Bcnton Iowa Allamakee Clayton Plymouth Chero kee Wayne Clarke Madison Dallas Worth Winnebago Mitchell Car roll Guthrie Kossuth Emmet Jones Jackson Crawford Manona Buchan an Delaware Calhonn Greene Cass Artafr Osccola OBrien Humboldt Pocahontas Tliimnill to Explain Bill DES MO1XRS March 11 recurrence ot the primary road problem foimitlation of a ciVordlnntecl secondary road program gulernator ial appointments to six stateposts and many other matters provide a crowded program for tho eighth week oC the fortythird general assem bly starting today Wbilo both senate and houso high way committees were working on pro posals to reinstate Iowas proposed primary road project Gov John Hammlll prepared a statement for delivery to tho legislature today or tomoroiv setting out bis preference as to procedure It wni nnilcrslnnd the governor wished to have hooding of tlio state for the necessary funds legalized by a constitutional amendment to be votctl on at a special election In April or May of 15U1 mciiitimo carrying oil tiie first years work on tho huce project with gasoline and license fee funds nlong witb uso of funds avail able thru numerous county road bond issues VVmilil Supplant Komllng Mnlhoil Tho bonding melhod knocked out temporarily at least by Inwt weeks de cision of tiie state suineuio court would br under a j TURN TO PAGE 1 COLUMN 4 LINDYS RETURN TO US DELAYED Lone Eagle Completing New Airmail Hop Waits for Plane Repairs MEXICO March 11 ff There was somo speculation today to what Col Chinleg A Lindbergh would do for tho next few days Return to tlio United Stales was believed to bo delajcd at least until completion of repairs on his plane City oC Wichita damaged when he crashed with his fiancee Miss Anno Morrow 10 days ago While ho might borrow a plane tho aviator 1ms shown no disposition to do so He has now been in Mexico City a full fortnight and while he has enjoyed every minute his stay with Miss Morrow and the Morrow family he wishes to get back to work left be hind htm in the United states Miss Morrow and Iter mother braved a cold stiff wind and rain nfVntlmcna field yesterday afternoon to greet him upon Ills return from his two day air mail Inauguration trip to Brownsville Texas and return Colonel Lindberghs last words as lie completed the trip from Browns ville were to George F nlbl presi dent of tbo Mexican Aviation com pany which holds the contract for tbo route Anything else Mr RlhJ he asked Xo thank you very much colonel ho was answered Tiie party left Brownsville at a m yesterday arriving at Jampico for a brief stop at 1 p m and finish Ing the flight nt p m Eight pas sengers arrived with Colonel Lind bergh here 20 Passengers Hurt as Elevated Trains Crash in Chicago CHICAGO March 11 About 2t passengers were hurt today in n r lision of two loopbound elevated traing crowded with office workers A Hnmboldt Park train crashed into the rcnr end of a Logan Square train which bad stopped at a west side sta tion Police and firemen took the Injured lo hospitals Xonc reported ser iously hurt 0 INJURED IN HOTEL BLAZE Loss in Reading Pa Fire Is Placed at Half Million Dollars Pa March It early today destroyed tho Colonial hotil leaving a rnsunlty list o 10 In jured persons and a property loss esti mated by the proprietor nt of ibo guests un accounted for when tho fire ex tlngnlshoil but were believed to hnvo reached places of shelter safely Tlio five stiuloii from an unde termined catine In one of the upper floors and finieUly spread over the entire structure Will Rogers NEW YORK March has been taken over by one side or the other but that dont mean anything That was just like the border states go ing republican last fall They will switch back next time It the other side makes cm a better offer and thats the way with Juar ez Shots are com ing over into El Paso The senate will investigate now and pass a law to make bullet light in WILL ROGERS the same country it started from Tho senate might rivers between tho two countries Yours P S Ssvy Mr Cooltdge had an awful human article in the maga zine We havent got any writers that call themselves authors that can do that good Copyright 1920 INTERNATIONAL BANK URGED TO HANDLE DEBTS Idea Brot Forward at Reparations Meeting Gams in Favor PARIS March 11 iilea or a giant international bauk to handle tho reparations payments met with considerable favor in competent French circles An economic writer in Excelsior oven goes so far as to say that 1C the American delegation to the coimnitce of experts on reparations before etu jarking on the scheme received the approval President Hoover it was lormlEsiblo then to consider tlio pro ject as a promiseof help 1n the set tlement of all European debts Perfecting of the bank scheme vvhlcli as yet Is purely tentative fared the experts at tliclr meeting totlay In thig work must bo taken Into account tile special economic and financial conditions of tho various countries af fected In the formation oC the bank nothing of their political Independence inrl national sovereignty must bo in ringed It is considered here that tho new nstltutiun offers a real guarantee tgnlnst risks of cxchango crisis and ippreclablo insurance against socin troubles arising from instability of currencies 1000 OF REBEL TROOPS GIVE OP WITHOUT FIGHT Dalles Heads Picked Army on Way to At tack Northern City By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OPENING of the second week of the Mexican revolution found govern ment and rebel forces conveig ng rapidly with the likelihood of a decisive clash in the re ion of Torreon where General Iscobar rebel commanclerin chief is concentrating heavy orces General Calles generalissimo of the federal armies leading body of about 000 picked men was proceed ing northward along the Na tional railway toward Torreon Canitas important railway junction held by the rebels for a short time fell before the advancing federals without bloodshed more than 1000 men surrendering according to Mexico City reports While the federals were pro ceeding northward thru Zaca tecas the rebels were develop ing an important movement along the west coast in Sinaloa under command of General Cruz with Mazatlan as their immediate goalv Should Mazntlin fall to tho insur rectionists a way would bo open thru Anyarlt and Guadalajara to Mexico City ItKclf enabling the rebels to out flunk General Calles and possibly at tack him In the rear The federal forces weio aligned In wide half moon which has been steadily constricting toward the north west Fodtrals under General AJmazan on the right flank were advancing to ward Torreon from tho east keeping jico with tiie Calles movement from the south General Aguirre rebel leader in Vera Cruz who was declshely defeated ast week was reported to have asked toivns of tJiirrondpr Oovenimetit ves sels were giumline against his escape FALL IS EXPECTED PRIEST SLAIN IN HIS CHURCH Woman Thot Demented Fires Five Shots After Argument CANTOV Ohio March II The Rev Father Josonh A Klccardl was shot and fatally wounded in Itih hnrch Just after tho cele bration of maws Prosecutor Henry njrter Jr announced shortly af terward that Mis Mamio Gncrrlrr a memijer of tho congregation hail con fcised to tho crime Most of tbo congregiuion had IvCt licn the triKn approached thoi priest afler tiie services Tiio two changed n fiw words Ilvu shots rang out and Father Iticcnrdl fell Tho dying priest told tho proaeculor that tlio woman lirid spoken o him of her year old daughter Ialmena who was with her at tlio linio of tlio sboting Jfo said she complained thil t hlll had been mistreated at tiie parlsli srhool Mrs Oneriicr gave tho snmo ic coimt of the conversation An exam ination of the gii1 failed to reveal any ltlcnroH of mistreatment Ilshop Jo b Kcbrembs of Cleveland said he i litot the wommi was dornnnled She I was held today without bail MEXICO CITr March 11 C Torreon Industrial city oC oabiiila within 24 to 4S hours was orecnst this morning by Plutareo Silas Caltcp government generalls lmo Spurred by yesterdays bloodless vls at Canltns the hugo federal army C tho former president moved on eross the state of to cover he llfl miltH which separated it from ho Coaluiilnn cily where the forces under Gen Goiiznlo Kscobnr vero locateil Arrival 11 nil possible fighting before nightfall was expected It was believed cncral Kccobars force of possibly n ew thousand troops would be no natch for General Calles and rotlre nent from the city northward to Chi huahua was not Improhfiblo Dispatches Indicated a state of af ails not so favorable to tlio federals TUIIN TO PAfiFI fOMIMN1 S AUNT HEX By Guillen Amy dared me to go up with that flyer but you might fall an he look Lo a hospital unconscious I had a hole in tho heel of one stockin le ;