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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 25, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Homee AND MASON FINAL EDITION VOL XXXV CENTS PER oopr ASSOCIATED PHESS LEASED WIRE BEPORT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MARCH 25 1929 PAESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO DEAD SOi FLOODS Two Spanish Aviators Attempt NonStop Flight to Brazil PAIR THOT TO BE FLYING OVER SOUTH ATLANTIC Flyers Expect to Reach Goal by Tuesday Afternoon BULLETIN IHADRID March ZS The Morroccan department of the ministry of war received a wireless telegram irora the Spanish South Atlantic air plane Jesus del Gran Podor stating that it had passed over Capo Juby Bio do Oro shortly after midnight flying with a favorable wind QEVILLE Spain March 25 O TWO Spanish aviators bachelors less than 30 years old thia morning presumably were winging their way southward across the Atlantic ocean on an attempt to make a nonstop flight to Rio Janeiro Brazil Capts Francisco Jimenez and Ignacio Iglesas Spanish aces in the Moroccan campaign left Seville in a secret take off yesterday at p m p m central standard time in their Spanishmade air plane Jesus del Gran Jj ider They have not been Can Blake 100 tajjejfttijpnrt elcifoune lajtatoM p fiasco ifanritanlai uieiice across ne open ocean probably to Perham lair DUCO Brazil by way of the Cane Verde Islands From Pernambuco to Rio Janeiro is approximately 1200 miles From Brazil by way of Cadiz to Capo Blanco it Is 1200 miles The dis tance between Capo Blanco and Pernambuco is approximately 2400 miles the total projected flight being about 4800 miles The machinewas capable of something better than 100 miles an hour Barring mishap they should fcave entered the sea stage of their journey about dawn today Arrival at Rio Janeiro could hardly be ex pected under even extremely favor able conditions before some time early tomorrow afternoon At its takeoff the fiveton air plane was loaded to capacity with about 1000 gallons gasoline and 50 gallons of oil It made a perfect start and quickly attained aa alti tude of 1000 meters Had Been Planned for Year In addition to fuel ihe aviators carried mineral water chocolate eggs milk oranges and bananas A sealed barograph was placed in the plane by the Royal Aero club of Madrid Start on the trip to Rio Janeiro marked partial realization for the two aviators of a dream of years Last year they were ready to at tempt the Atlantic crossing either to Havana or to Rio Janeiro when a government military order frown ing upon transAtlantic flying forced abandonment of their proj ect OUTSTANDING COED FEAR TROUBLE OVER LOSS OF BRITISH VESSEL Captain Bitter Against Action by U S Coast guard Boat Dorothy Gillis of Ofiage was chosen by the engineers of the University of Joiva us the out standing coed and crowned Mecca queen NEW ORLEANS La J M JL Weai STEADY STREAM STILL MARCHES PAST FOCH BIER Body of Famed Warrior Is Taken to Notre Dame Cathedral PARIS March 25 peo ple of Paris again today for six solid hours passed before the bier of the late Marshal Foch which dur ing the night had been conveyed from the Arc de Triomphe to the cathedral of Notre Dame When the doors of the great edi fice opened for the first mass at 6 a m there was a line of persons waiting to pass by the coffin of the allied generalissimo In the six hours that the doors were open this morning 25000 per sons filed past the black and silver mortuary chapel where tho famous soldier lay guarded by two priests and two Boy Scouts Many workmen who were unable to approach the Arc de Triomphe yesterday in the great crush of mora than a million pilgrims got up a little earlier than usual today in or der to go to Notre Dame on their way to work Children in Procession Later in the morning women be to outnumber the men that poured thru the carved portals of JTotra Dame Representing the youth of France there were hun dreds and hundreds of school child ren in the procession The priests who took turns stand ing guard over the flagdraped bier were all soldiers at the front during the war The Boy Scouts who wore relieved at frequent intervals were stationed there at a wish once ex pressed by Marshal Foch that the young generation might do honor to March 25 international com plications would arlss from the sinking of the British schooner Im Alone by the United States coast guard today rested upon establish ment of the exact position of the schooner when sighted by the law enforcement boats Coastguardsmen at a preliminary hearing have testified the alleged rum runner was well within the 12 mile limit while the master of the Im Alone staunchly maintains ho was well without it Representatives of the United States Great Britain and France are studying the facts oday Federal officers say f the sunk en ship was first sighted within miles of the shores of the TJnitec States coastguard boats were with in the law when they pursued her into the gulf and sunk her when she refused to stop on command apt John Thomas Randall Can adian skipper of the Im Alone J bitter in his denunciation of tbj coastguards action He han Hkenet submarine m the last war and declares it tobe a vio lation of the freedom of the seas Captain Randall freely admits his ship had 2400 cases of liquor aboard when she went down He scoffed at the idea he carried aliens or narcot ics as federal officers suspect The coastguard cutters Dexter and Walcott arrived here yesterday with Captain Randall and his crew of seven in irons With them came the body of Leon Maingay French seaman aboard the Im Alone who lost his life when the schooner went down under shell fire from the Dex ter IOWA FORECAST Tartly cloudy Monday night and Tuesday slightly colder in east portion Monday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Monday Highest Sunday 43 Degrees Lowest in Night S3 Degrees At 8 A M Monday 37 Degrees Trace of Rain Figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Sunday Highest Saturday 39 Degrees Lowest in Night 33 Degrees Two chilly cloudy days with just a trace of precipitation That In brief is Saturday and Sunday In fact tho cloudiness goes back to Thursday The sun broke thru Monday forenoon and the drying up process started anew the old The first of the cnapels to the South Europe ets Glimpse of Big Blimp TwentySeven Passengers on Graf Zeppelin on Air Jour BULLETIN HOME March 25 Dirigible Graf Zeppelin which passed over Homo shortly after S oclock this afternoon and then flew over south Italy re turned to the city at p m and then pursued a course to the cast FRIEDRICHSHAFEN Germany March 25 Graf Zepellin mighty mistress of the air left her hangar here early today and later was reported sailing over the Med terranean on the second long cruise of her career Five thousand miles of travel lay ahead with four days of cruising over France Italy the northeastern and eastern shores of the Mediter ranean the Balkans and countrie of central Europe before the giant dirigible should return to Friedrich shafeu Departure was at a m Sunday G S being de laycd somewhat by the late arriva of some of the 27 passengers among them two women The ship carriec a crew of 48 and a total load of 5 tons There was more gaity at depart ure today thanon the setting ou right of the south portal was the mortuary chamber inside and out it was draped in black upon which in silver embroidery were the letter F and the seven stars of the mar shals rank Behind the coffin was a great embroidered crucifix Four tapirs burned burned at each side of the bier upon which rested the cloak and sword of the marshal as well as his crepehung fanion Regimental Flags Furled Behind the bier but in front oC a small doorlike opening thru which the spectators gazed upon the inter ior of the chapelStood a former sol dier holding the furled regimental flags and on the other side a nun knelt in prayer Only once during tho morning was there a pause in the slow anil steady rythin of the passing column of pilgrims This was at 10 a m when the marshals widow came to pray a few moments Before the body of her husband Approach of Troops Saves Federal City Mazatlan Strategic West Coast Town Believed Out of Danger MEXICO CITY March 25 Help for the beleaguered federal garrison at Mazatlan was within 40 miles of that city today and danger of its capture by the rebel west coast army under Gen Francisco Manzo was believed past Federal reinforcements under Gen Evaristo Perez military gov ernor of the state of Nayarit ad vancing northward surprised the small rebel garrison at Rosario 40 miles south of Mazatlan late yes terday and in a brief brisk encoun ter captured the city Three rebels were killed before their main body retreated Government announcements said that when the federal troops ap TUUN TO PAGE 11 COLUMN 1 year but there was less excitement Released by the workmen the dirig ibla rose quickly to 200 meters an pointed its nose to the east Dr Hugo Kckener master setting its course over Lake Constance towar Basle Switzerland and Marseilles Bathed in the soft moonlight th Graf Zeppelin could be seen by th watchers here for a long while afte it took off departure route would depend upon weathe conditions New bunks and other interior 5m provements had been made on th dirigible prior to its departur which it was believed would make the trip more comfortable for the passengers than were the two trans Atlantic crossings The ship carried both blaugas and benzine for fuel Dr Eckener prior t announced his exac NEW GOVERNOR W J Holloway former lieu tenant governor pow Okla homas chief cxecniivo poses above at his desk in tho midst of the rush of business follow ing tho impeachment of former Gpv Henry S Johnston Hint Hoover Should Give Relief Plan MAN HELD FOR SPENCER DEATH Vagrant at Grand Island Nebr May Be Plummer Slayer SPENCER March25 orities here today were checking with officers at Grand Island Nebr where a suspect of the slayingof C L Plummer deputy sheriff here is in custody The man ares ted at Grand Island gave the name of Joseph Janda and admitted coming from Iowa He was sentenced on a vagrancy charge to 30 days in jail Saturday Plummer died from injuries suf fered in an attack here last week He had been active in gathering evidence against liquor law offend ers Win Prizes for Farm ITomo Plans HAMPTON March Gertrude Dohrman and Mrs E K Dohrman who live northwest of Hamnton were winners of two of the 100 prizes given by the Nation al Farm Bureau federation for plans of an farm J GOOD NEWS FOR A GREAT STORY OF LOVE and MYSTERY The House of Terror By J Jefferson Farjeon Starts Thursday Mar 28 in the GLOBEGAZETTE Noras Ought to Explain His De sires More in Detail WASHINGTON March 25 The task of formulating a new farm relief plan was begun by the sea ate agriculture committee today amid frequent declarations by some of its members that President Hoover ought to inform the com mittee more specifically as to what kind of legislation he would ap prove Tho greater part of tho morning session was devoted to testimony by Senator Brookhart republican Iowa in support of his plan for a liugo subsidy with which the gov ernment would buy up crop sur pluses and would fix the price of Tarm products on a basis of 5 per cent in excess of the cost produc tion Would Get Approval This plan Senator Brookhart said would be approved by Hoover and the lowan insisted on his stand even after Chairman McNary of the com mittee reminded him that the presi dent had already declared against fees and taxes government interfer ence and subsidies On the other side of the capitol where the house agriculture com mittee also is to hold hearings beginning Wednesday Chairman Haugen announced that a prelim TUHN TO PAGE 11 COLUMN 2 HAL VOTE IS BEING CAST FOR CITY OFFICERS oting Places Will Close at 7 P M Mon day HAT Mason City was casting about a normal vote in the clec ion of five councilmen was shown t the polls where 1IOQ had voted y oclock Monday afternoon Tho issue of the election is the eturn of the old council made up E Mayor E S Selby Fred C Es ick H M Knudson George Bar ttt and L P Courshon or the noosing of a new aggregation of ive candidates under the name of the citizens ticket composed of I J Burns C A Cadwell Mier Aolf Carl Rye and William Johu on To Close at 7 V M The polls will be open until 7 oclock Monday evening A rush of voting is expected to take place the ast two hours when local residents return home from their days work The voting places are First precinct first administration building Second precinct first ris building 1403 North Federal avenue precinct second courthouse X Second Grossman building 1408 North Federal avenue Firs precinct third iner Motor company 125 South Delaware avenue Second precinct third Stanton hotel 833 South Pennsyl vania avenue First precinct fourth staion Second precinct fourth Reo Motor company 722 South Federal avenue Campaign Quiet The campaign has been an ex ceptionally quiet one Supporters of the present council and the city manager form of government heM several public meetings in the school buildings of the last week Saturday night leaflets attacking some of the actions of the present council and advocating a greater TURN TO MARKET PAGE COL 3 SIX KILLED IN PLANE CRASHES One Ship Was Flying Low Over Camp of National Guard MT GRETNA Pa March 25 persons were killed when a Ryan monoplane struck a tree as it was flying low attempting to as certain its position while over the national guard encampment ground near here today pilot had a card in his pocket Will Rogers NEW YORK March Hoover is not going to USB the Mayflower After being all fall on these big b a t t leships jetting on the Mayflower would he kind er like slum mi rrg Besides Mr Hoover In all his travels has had to ride on too many boats to get some where without wanting to get on one to go nowhere pur posely Mr CooWILL ROGERS lidsre used to get a kick out of taking those senators on it and watcii em get sick I guess they will be selling it now and somebody will buy it for a rum runner They ought to keep it to send our delegations to disarmament conference on for in two more conferences we will have to borrow a boat to get there Yours WILL Copyright reading John L Champion eastern fac tory representative of the Ma honeyRyan Aircraft corporation St Louis Another victim had a card bear ing the name of Harold W Lloyd Worthington Ohio Two Others Die PENSACLOA Fla March 25 T Frederick W Roberts flight instructor at the United States naval air station here and Alvin Grossman Hutchlns student pilot were killed in a collision with another plane here today Harry Edward Nettnay of Roch ester Minn aviation metalsmith third class and pilot of the second plane was thrown clear of the wreckage his clothes covered with flaming gaaoline He was seriously burned WAMSTAD DROPS HOSPITAL BILL From Mitchell Feels Many of Evils Have Been Corrected DES MOINES March Wamstad Mitchell county represen tative withdrew his bill to change the method of paying for the treat ment of Indigent patients at Uni versity hospital Iowa City on Sat urday provisions of Mr Wam stads bill treatment of patients un able to pay would be paid for by the counties from which the patients are committed instead of from one state fund as Is the case under tlie existing Perkins and HaskellKlaus acts He explained the withdrawal his bill from further consideration by the house with the statement that since introduction of the bill he feels many of the evils it would remove have been corrected He said I have become convinced thai there has been a concerted effort made on the part of university au thorities the board of education anc the state medical society to correct abuses which have existed According to Wamstad the chief changes that have been made to improve conditions which he consid ers evil have been the limitation o the period of commitment and f more complete financial statemcn showing the necessity of hospital zatlon of patients committed The legislative committee of tin Iowa State Medical society which has been supporting Wamstnds bil has been opposed by the university BOY DROWNS IN MUM CREEK WHILE PLAYING 3ody of Bob Hammonc Taken From Water Monday Noon The body of Robert Edwin Ham mond 7 year old son of Mr anc VIrs Al E Hammond residing a 127 Second street southwest was ecovered from the water of Willow reek Monday noon after a two houi iearch for the boy The boy was drowned in 6 feel if water about a m while playing on the bank of the creek jack of the Hammond residence A earch of the neighborhood was be gun as soon ns he was missed whicl vna not until 30 minutes later No ie had seen the accident and it as thot for a time that he hat vantlered out of the neighborhood itho he had seldom ever clone this Mrs Hammond called Chief o Frank Sanford at 10 a m o assist in the search and ho callcc Charles Smith 1108 North Carolim avenue who brot lines and hooks to he spot Flmer Butterfield and Chrtr Stuhr both residing at 127 Second treet southwest arri r d and afte a search in the water lasting abou 10 minutes recovered the body Dr W E Long county coroner wa called immediately and pronounced he lad dead after efforts to revivi ilm had failed Mrs M J Severns 123 Secon street southwest living next doo o the Hammonds is believed tc lave been the last person to see th boy alive Mrs Severns saw the boj iliiying in her back yard which bor lers on the creek He had been I the habit of playing along the ban and when last seen he was throwln sticks into the water A small fool print believed to have been Roberts was found directly in back of the Hammond residence The distance from the ledge on which the boy was playing from the water was about three feet and the body was recovered not more than 10 feet TUKV TO PACTS It COLUMN S and the state According to boardof education Walter A lessup president of the university Henry S Hougliton clean of medical college the adoption of th Wamstad bill would seriously handl cap the teaching of medicine HUNDREDS LOSE HOMES IN NEW RUSH OF WATER Mississippi and Missouri Still Threaten T i Levees T OUISVILLE Ky March 25 L Floods rushing down from Cumberland mountain watersheds toolc a tol of 37 lives in southeast ern Kentucky and northeastern Tennessee over tho weekend while tornadoes and storms spread deatb over four other southern states bringing the southa deal toll to 49 and possibly more Tennessee was tho hardest hit with 31 known deaths Kentucky has six Fivo Children Killed Alamaba had five Negro chlldrea illcd in a tornado Two Negroes vere killed in Georgia by a tornado nd a whits man by lightning Three Negroes were killed In Mis iasippi in a storm A boy was killed a North Carolina by a storm Mountain streams in eastern Kentucky and Tennessee receded as apidly as they rose ami trapped heir victims Twenty persons mostly women and children were ost when the Emery river at Har risman Tenn left its banks at 3 A m yesterday Seven boy scouts and heir scoutmaster were swept Into fVhite creek and drowned as they slept They occupied a cottage on he creek bank during a weekend hike Three members of one family were drowned at Webster Tenn Bodies their and ttwrjwBSiarflJbtYe been recovered f Five Die In Kenteiiky Kentuckys deathtoil heavi est In Know and Bell counties wheru five lives were taken by the sud den freshet Three were drowned near Barbourville and two near Pinevillc One was drowned in Perry county Hundreds of families are without homes In the Kentucky and Ten nessee mountains All coal mines In these sections were automatically closed Train schedules are serious ly interrupted or completely stopped in most instances While property dnmage will run into millions of dollars no attempt at official estimate lias been made Levees S111I in Danger CHICAGO March 25 Mississippi and Missouri rivers still threatened to batter down levees TURN TO PAGE 11 COLUMN Z RIVERA LIKELY TO QUIT RULE Dictator Feels He Is Too Old to Continue for Another 5 Years MADRID March 25 da Rivera chief of the Spanish di rectorate feels that he is no longer young enough to remain at the head of the present regime The dictator has issued a semiofficial note fore telling a change in government and stating that he was not young enough to continue for another five years at his post Had he been younger the man who has been virtually dictator of Spain sinco the autumn of 1023 said that he would have asked King Al fonso to continue his confidence In him for another period of five years March 31 5 shopping days left AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen I reckon the most nggra vatin thing about a husband is that he wont say what he wants for dinner I Bobrie ;