Mason City Globe Gazette Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Issue Date:
Pages Available: 21

About Mason City Globe Gazette

  • Publication Name: Mason City Globe Gazette
  • Location: Mason City, Iowa
  • Pages Available: 311,935
  • Years Available: 1901 - 1994
Learn More About This Publication


  • 2.17+ Billion Articles and Growing Everyday!
  • More Than 400 Years of Papers. From 1607 to Today!
  • Articles Covering 50 U.S.States + 22 Other Countries
  • Powerful, Time Saving Search Features!
Find Your Ancestors Now

View Sample Pages : Mason City Globe Gazette, March 20, 1929

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.17+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 20, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home FINAL1 EDITION VOL XXXV yrvu CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASEDWIRES REPORT MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MARCH 20 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 139 FOCH ALLIED J CHIEF DIES Lafe Hills Proposal to Prison Farm Is Voted Down BDLtETIN DES MOINES March 20 By vote of 39 to 60 the Iowa house of representatives today failed to approve proposal by Representative Lafe Hillto es tablish a workhouse Tor jail pris oners at the state farm diva By JACK C GREIG Associate Press Staff Writr rjBS MOINJCS Marcii 20 pointment oC an allpowerful sift ing committee in the senate by Lieut Gav Arch McFarlane today heralded the doom of scores of bills and pre ferred status for a comparative few find favoiwith the sifters The has power to take over all bills not now on the calendar and later will also put its eliminator to work on tho calendar Members of the sifting committee were appointed as follows Q A Ben won of Clayton county chairman c R Cole ot DelawareBuchanan flis Shane pt Wapello county J OiShafJEjot Clinton county IT S Baird of Pot tawattiunle T E ftlpen LyonOsceoliLbBrlenSloux district A vote to institute similar macliln ory In the house la expected shortly now that the BergmanHollis secon1 iary road bill has been passed and re turned to the senate for concurrence in house amendments Bergman Bill Passed Addition oc one cent to the state gasoline tax was the principal change in tha Bergman bill which jaased the house 62 to 44 While the senate has already hilled an individual measure calling for a neiit gas tax Its position on the booa as an amendment to the secondary road act cannot yet bo assessed A3 the bill drew1 considerable sup port because the gas tax Jn the TURN TO PAGE S COLUMN 1 Two Counties in Iowa Have Million Loss ligK Water in Cedar Rapids and Waterloo Recedes f Guard Bridges By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS USCATINE and Louisa counties tlie hardest hit last night y the flood waters as the crest of the edar river which passed Waterloo uuday and Cedar Rapids early Tues ay continued to the Mississippi river n Its trail there has been lelta loss stlmated at approximately a million olIaKj Squads were kept on duty bridges and levees to guard gainst loss ot llves should ths trained embankment srive way Lost night the Cedar river waa re orted receding at Cedar Hapids at lie rata oC twoInches an hour TVhile Valterlbo and Vinton also reported ha river Afaliot S foot in the last day was nade by tho Des Moincs river and he Baccoon rivor altho still 13 feet above normal yesterday had fallen 17 uchesJn a21hour period Many the new flooded istrict left their homes removed heirlivestock arid placed thousands t sand bajrs around tha abuttments if bridges in the hopeof saving therru MISSING BYRD FLYERS FOUND Plane of Explorers Had Been Destroyed by Wind in Mountains NEW TOHIC JIarch 20 Gould Bernt Malehcn and Harold I June tlio three members of the Byrd expedition misslne since last Thursday Jn the Rockefeller mountains oC Ant arotlca have been found according tc a radio dispatch from Little America copyrighted bytho New York Time and tho St Lopls PostDispatch Commander Byrd who flew to the 1eBCue repoitea that their plane hai teen destroyed by winds whll on the ground Weal MARSHAL OF FRANCE SALUTING MASON CITY Senate Sifting Committee Will Speed Up Legislation BERGMAN BILL WITH GAS TAX WINS IN HOUSE FIGHT DISEASES Ions of Alabama Georgia and FIorKta as under waytoday residents of the stricken areas led theway directed and assisted by the Red Cross United tates coastguard the public health service and state guards Quick response has been made to ippeals for funds and approximately lalt ot tlie goal set had been TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN S IOWA FORECAST Generally fair Wednesday night nnd Thursday wanner ineast anil south portions somewhat colder in norlliportion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures Cor 21 hour period ending at S oclock a m Wednesday Highest Tuesday Degrees lowcst in Niglit 30 Degrees At 8 A JT Wednesday 34 Degrees Tuesday brot a showing ot the March reputation for fickleness There was a mingling thruout the day of clouds and sunshine with a little uleet hail and rain thrown In for good measure Rebel Army Nearing U S Border Line Calles Continues His Push North to Rout Enemy BT THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tha main body ot tho rebel army waa a step nearer the American bor der today having retired from Es calon 35 miles northward to Jlmlnez The government interpreted this movement by General Escobar Insur gent commanderlnchlef as another sign of rebel disintegration declar Ing that the revolt was as good over Insurgent quarters however as serted that Escobars retirement purely strategical and intimated tha he would draw the federals furthe and further away from their has and tlnally meet them in a declsiv battle in the difficult northern coun try General Calles continued his Tne thodlcal preparations to crush th rebels Ho has arived at Torreoi and today was preparing his army o 30000 for a further northern ac vance Rebel troops also were reporte continuing a southerly march alon the west coast drawing closer to th seaport of ilazatlan in Slnaloa Tho government charged the rebel with looting banks of millions of pe aos with tho intention of fleeing t the United States with the loot I such event their extradition may asked not as political leaders but ordinary criminals Scarface Al Shows Up for ues tions Chicago Gang Leader Ar rives Unescorted From Florida Estate IIICAGO March 20 Al Capone Chicago gang leader ummoned to appear before a federal rand jury tmlay appeared suddenly ml mysteriously in tbo United States istrlct attorneys office a few min utes before lie wai scheduled to go Order Celebacy Tax for Turkish BacKelor CONSTANTINOPLE March swlCt transition fro flourishing harems to bachelor apar ments and tha first generation of maids lias Riven rise to official alarn at tho possibility of depopulation an to creation of a celebacy tax This celefoacy tax will equal th total of present Incomo nnd gener taxes and will be Imposed on bach Tors ot from 25 to 45 years In nge an spinsterw of from 20 to 35 nnd chlldleHH rtnd widowers I cent of Iovenuc of I the coTobnfy tnx will ha distributed to j families wlrh a minimum oC five chil dren refused to talk to jeforo tho iury Thegaiis loader lewapapermen He did coiiacnt to answer one fines ion asked how Uo camo to Chicago Crom Miami Fa whero ho beea wpeiidlng tlio winter he re lied briefly alone CM mo Ity Himself Canone not nccompnnlcd by any members of his gang1 apparently and no one connected with 4iim onnil inside or outside the federal juildint Neither wora hla attorneys present wlicu Capono first appeared Capono was called hero to testify thu operation oC liquor anrl lng1 syndicate In Chicago ts and other Chicago suburbe nttorneys had stated that he iris would not lestlfy unless given an Immunity bath and the district at torneys office has Indicated that such Immunity from prosecution will not Ire granted Tho police who at first had repre cented tHexnaelvcs aa anxious to about Moran slaylngs 14 fiow say thci do notwant to talk with liliii bu coyly added tliat they miffht change their rnhids Iokis for Picluro Capones attorneys said they wouV not ailow Llio police to couxerse wltl tlielr client while he is In Chicngn on the grounds tbat he Is under fedora jurisdiction Capono finally eoinsonted to pose Cor one picture Thedtatrlct attorney6 office wns thrown Into confusion ant unoKTiphers acroanitd ns rtep marshals rushed in when a photo graphers flashlight gnn exploi prematurely THREE DISEASES COMBINE TO END MARSHALS LIFE Famous General Fought Off Afflictions for Weeks PARIS March 20 Courageous and itable to the end Marshal Ferdinand Foch generalissimo of the mighty Allied hosts in the last days of the World war today ended his last cam paign dying at his home after a lengthy illness in his seventy eighth year Stricken by a combination of heart disease kidney rouble and a pulmonary infec ion the marshal had fought iravely for life from Jan vhen he was first forced to ake to his bed until his strength was gone and his ieart finally collapsed at j m a m centra standard time The marshals wile was oufc ide of the room when the end came She became worried at he long presence of doctors in Marshall Ferdinand Foch EencraHssimo at the aUtecl annies World war who alert Wednesday afternoon is shown above Minting n Inrge aggregation of MasonCity residents on Nov 25 1921 The great army commander stopped In Mason City while makinga tour of tho United States as n ot the Legion To the left of the marshal Is Col Hanford MacNidor national commamler of the Legion at lliat time who acooni panieti tlio French commander on the tour The third person In the picture to tho right of tho marshal is Maj Gen George Bell Jr I am hnppy to be ahle to stop at Mason City the inarsliall told tho throne I know what splendid manhood you sent to France I am glad to greet the people of tho state which is the home of so truly brave anil Rallant a soldier as Colonel ollins Body Stolen From rystal Cave ush Probe After Recovery on Banks of Stream in H Kentucky TIORSn CAVE Ky March 20 Tho body oC Floyd Collins who died alter a 17day battle to savo his HCe when ho was trapped in santl cave todny again rested in Us bronze nnd filass In Crystal cave after its theft nnd recovery yes terday Dr IT 15 Thomas owner of Crystal cave said an Investigation now un der way would be pushed until the thieves apprehended Thobody which Dr Thomas says lias bccomo completely mummified since its burial in Crystal cavo was missed early yesterday morning Aid oC sheriffs of three counties waa sought nnd yost day afternoon the body was found on tho banks of Grotm river wrapped In a hurlnn sack about yards from entranceto the cavo Dr Thomas Is at a loss to account for tho motive of the thieves He says he has no doubt that they ex pected to return to tho river bank for tho body oC the mountaineer cave ex plorer later GERMANY TO GET US USED CARS General Motors Hopes to In still AutoOwning Idea in Europe JFarch 20 Tiie Gen eral Motors company looks to trans planting of the used car Jdcrt to Ger many to nid fn the connuest of the Gorman market Alfred P Sloan the companys president told employes at the itorHitfwnldti Works outside Berlin today Tie sniit that the American system of rapid turnover and tremendous sales of used cnra at prices ns low as 100 could be brot to ICuropn and uaec to poimhiriKc motor transport and prl vatc tiar ownorshlp ITiSh prices nnd taxation he salt were the obstacles to ownership And lie believed both could thus be overcome as taxes possibly would be vpducecl Tor used oars George Remus Wins Suit to Get Property CHICAGO March 20 Hem us former millionaire bootlegger was awsmlert a writ of repevin yen tordny to recover worth or household Knods and funiiMifnKrf He charged weio tijktn from him by the Cdlato ot Ilia Wife Imogei U S Citizen Kidnaped by Bandit Gang Mexican Mine Official Also Held One American Released MEXICO CITY irarch 20 ican bandits in Zaentccas were be lieved today to be holding P L Carna lian American mining man and Dr Olvera Mexican mine official for ran som Both were Iddnaped Monday from Tir Koria mine near San Bonlto Zacatecas Tho mine suspended opera tion leaving 1000 men without worlc pending guarantees of safety for other employes jiRainst riiils It wns reported nl tho embassy that relenao of another American and a Hrittsh subject prisoners of outlaw hands was expected shortly The two were Henry Hanson American rrsi Idont manager of tho San Nicholas Mining and Mining oonipiny at Vorarf DurajiKo and J Mr Peid an Knsllh i employe Uoth were captured Marcii 1 March 31 9 shopping days left Aid to Secretary of Agriculture F M Russell Resigns WASHINGTON March 20 Jf Russell nsslsitnnt to tho sccretaiy of jigricultiiro ius reatftnccl to bo romc vlcft ivroflirtcnt of tho XatJonnl Iroatlrjistiiit cnnipnny has served III cnprtpHles Tn tlio iK partment oC 102 Mn lias linon ussialant to the siciiHarj dinco 1021 Will Rogers NEW YORK March dont mean nnytliinc to you all In tho United Slates but to us hero in Xew York picking a Turn many halt lead er cornea under tho licadins of iiewo Some of T am ma iiy Is claiming that Smith when Kovcrnor gave tliojobs to r e p u t K c a nw Smith claims that makes it 5050 that Tam many tjavo thftr votes In Novem her to a ROGERS Ucnn Jimmy Waker dont cnrc much who they put In just so It will lc somebody that will help hitn stny In And Cfovernnr Roosevelt so Uusy up in Albany with a pack of republicans on his hands in the that he jas no timeto Kct mixed up in this Hut the whole town In in nn tip roar Nobody dont know who ti liund anything to Yours WILL ICopjriBlit 1929 he sick room Finally they emerged and told her that t long fight of the marshal done Farm Bureau and Church Will Hold Sale Jointly STILSON Mnrch Tlio N 13 church and Boonu township Farm Knrcnu will hold a Joint sulo nt tho hurch BiounIrt Thursday mill the ntllcs AM will serve dnner Tli irociftLls will be rllvided anrl lv cluirch use its I the uysiaira of th churo PATRONAGE IN N Y DISCUSSED Hoover Hears Plans of Committeemen at Con ference WASHINGTON March 20 President Hoover was hopeful tocln tliut the New York patronngo prob I em had fop en fettJecI siitisfnctnrlb thru a threehour conference with re publican leaders of that sttite Tho difficulty of limiting republican appointments In a state whoao two yeimtors are rJcmncrals brot to the ivlilto house IUHC tho three men appointed by Mr Hoover to act as u state patronise committee an3 a spokesman tor ho republican mem bers of tho of the New York delega tion in tho house They were Charles Tlillcs nalton al commltteeman U Kclimmd Ma cholU fitnto cJiairnian and WJHlam H Hill who waa at the head of an inde pendent Hooveiforrirertklent niave mont and Ituprosontatlve Parker who was selected by tlm York IIOUHC dcJejatIon to for t with Repre sentative in patronage discus Snoll who is ac homo In Potsdam wsia not present Tho four xvero tUniuir RIICSIH of the nositlent and afterward dfscusweil do situation In his nltidy Whfin they from tho executive mnnsion Mncliold acting OK spoliesnian Cor the group Maid that tho confcrenoe lieen most satisfactory and flcoI that even bcforft thn dinner thprc been no ilisoord botwoon llio 1 loovri and the ccmjrrossional dole yatJon added Uiut the entire political Htt Einllon In Nw York had hncin KOIIB inip generally together with tho nrobiiMii of filling flvo federal judprcships creatod by Inst scsalon of congress irill ami Parker declined to dlsjuss the conference but Jlllles volunteered a statement thiit tho New ork house delegation bad bfien consulted In the making of nppulntmejits In the ptpt and that this practice would contiuuo 2G as nuthorltalively larahalfi death scomod only oc weelc uurlmpH or 10 flays Hut tlie ninrslmi with Indomltnhla will hold ofr death oven lunercr thiin his doctors tliot pusalhli It waa tho sudden eoUnpHC of his heart aftiT Htsvoral ilaya of Improve ment that hrot death to tho Intrcplil wairlor Tim end camo just us Ills doctors reached tlie marshals JIOUMO this Jio had boon conncioun ontirn aCtornoon and had been found In 1 Kctnjcwhat Improved condition at 10 a in Had Many Good Altho tbo marshal hail niatiy suud days UtmriK Ills lie waa not porinlttcd to visitors Only Monday oti tbo demand ot Foch tlmt ho bo permitted to sec ttand was Ills chief ot HUiff permitted to come to hfa Iiertsido and IQinatn with him tor about 0 minutos After tbo first crisis at tlio begin ning of his Illness which wns marked by a severe heart attack tho ninrslia1 was faced with tha development of Kidney trouble and Dion pulmonary In fection Tho marahal had boon Indisposed tor several days but Ibis appeared to bo merely due to a told and there was little worry over his condition tic next day kidney complication t In and tlio seriousness ot the famx OTIS commanders condition became np poreiit Horn Octolicr 1851 Tarnbal Fooh was liorn October T IS51 at Tiirbca a litllo city In tin It from his mothers sido thnt i marslial Inherited his liking tor tho nrmy io student days oC Jfarshal were not marked by nny partlculnr brilliance duo perhaps to freciuen clmngcs In the family abode nnd can tuently of his schools Ills fatliwr rrriN TO VAGK 21 COIUMNT 7 Xi School nl Jriirc March will In Jotoe Thursday atid ns tiio fiirulty will AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Pa lias been a good hus band but sometimes on rainy days I set an re member the actojthat kissed my hand once when he was boardin at oui place ;