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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 24, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY HOME EDITION VOL XXXV FIVE CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 24 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 195 GET Presbyterians LOOT for Giant Church Merger THREE OTHERS ARE INCLUDED IN BIG COMBINE Chicagoan Elected As Moderator by St Paul Meeting ST PAUL Minn May 24 By pracltcally unanimous rising vote the one hundred fortyfirst general assembly of Presbyter ian church in the United States of America today adopted a farreach ing recommendation looking to wards organic union of five large protestant church bodies The proposal made on the floor of the assembly provided for ap pointment of commissions to con fer with similar commissions from the Protestant church the Methodist Episcopal church ths Methodist Episcopal church south and the Presbyterian church of the United States generally known as the Presbyterian church south The action was taken in answer to an invitation foe a commission to consider union extended by the protestant Episcopal church at its general convention in Washington in October 1928 Similarly the other church bodies have had under con sideration the union for f vao time but todays action jjmrka nrtjcipaaon in the the x body 1 AFTER RECORD Assembly here to day pointed Dr Robert Spear at New York as a special representa tive to confer with representatives of thereformcd church synod com monly known as the Dutch Re formed church as its convention in June at Holland Mich A third step in the direction of union was the appointment of Dr Henry Swearengen of St Paul former moderator to confer with representatives of the Presbyterian church south with respect to union Dr Swearengen is a former member of that church body A separate recommendation adopted by unanimous vote urged that full cooperation be extended at once to the south church in the mat ter of cooperating to avoid duplica tion of effort in the conduct of home missions and the maintenance of churches Extensive cooperation has already been achieved by the various Presbyterians churches and the reformed churches in foreign missions McAfee Klectcd Moderator Dr Cleland B McAfee of Chi cago is the new moderator of the assembly He was elected yester day defeating Dr Robert Diclc Wilson of the facility of Princeton Thcological seminary by a vote of 572 to 332 Outlawing of war and establish ment of justice among the races was urged in two proposals before the assembly for approval today They were offered as articles to be added to the social ideals of the churches originally adopted in 1908 and since circulated by the federal council of churches as an interdenorninational expression of the Christian conscience A moron is one who avoids doing certain things for fear people will think him a Kc AUNT HET By Robert Quillen A woman dont know what sufferin is until she tries to set an entertain swell callers when she knows her beans are scorchin R L Kflbbins above chief pilot of endurance monoplane Fort Worth together with companion James Kelly made repairs In air above Fort Worth Tex determined to break re fueling endurance record Tlic two passed their 116th hour In the air Friday inorniny PASS FARM AID MEASURE THEN TAKE VACATION No Chance for Recess Without Relief Bill Senators Told WASHINGTON May 24 Final enactment of a farm re lief measure and o fthe censusre apportioriment bill is necessary be fore the senate can consider a re cess for the summer Senator Wat son of Indiana the republican lead er informed the senate today in de manding a Saturday session Asked by Senator Nye republi can North Dakota if the prerecess program of the leaders contem plated any consideration of the pro posed repeal of the national origins immigration quota basis Senator Watson said that was for the senate to determine Senator Reed republican Penn sylvania leader of the group op posed to repeal told Nye the cham pion of the repeal movement that he was willing to have consideration of the N3e resolution to authorize repeal Nothing So Far During discussion of the legisla tive situation Senator Borah repub lican Idaho remarked that so far we have accomplished nothing ard I think we ought to stay here until we have accomplished something He demanded consideration of the bills on the calendar which includes his measure proposing to extend federal jurisdiction over commission merchants handling perishable pro ducts of farmers Senator Jones republican Wash ington declared he would ask the TURN TO PAGE 17 COLUMN 8 ALGONA FLYERS LAND IN TREES Aviators Slightly Injured in Plane Crash at Waverly WAVERLY May Stowc of Burt and Layton Misbach of Al gona were slightly injured when the Curtiss jenny plane In which they were taking off crashed into some trees cast of morning Stowe suffered a badly wrenched right shoulder while Misbach lost two front teeth and was cut and bruised They were bringing the slano from Coggon to Algona and made a forced landing when the motor began missing After getting the motor repaired hey took off again only to strike he trees Misbacii who was pilot ng was an army flyerat Brooks field He hud not flown for several years however 2 FORT WORTH FLYERS NEARING FLIGHT RECORD Plane Is Still Going Strong After 116 Hours in Air BULLETIN FOIiT WORTH Tex Stay 24 its sixthday in the air tho civilian monoplane Fort Worth today was driving stead ily on toward the worlds endur ance flight record of the army plane Question Mark R L Itobbins and James Kelly pilots of the Fort Worth passed tho one hundred twentieth hour aloft at a m and had only a little more than SO hours to go to better the Question Marks time of 150 hours 40 minutes 15 seconds TORT WORTH Tex May 24 C Soaring proudly aloft her single motor droning a march to victory the endurance monoplane Fort Worth today gave no indication of surrendering to the law of gravita At dusk tomorrow evening if the thus far smoothly functioning motor continues its uninterrupted roar the rebuilt Ryan plane piloted by RL Bobbins and James Kelly will be come supreme in theairv v x 150 IIOLITB 40 minutes and IS seconds made lasl January by tho army monoplane Question Mark carryinga crew cl five men will be equaled at tomorrow night An additional hour would set a record The plane took off at a m last Sunday The dirigible endurance record of US hours made years ago by the Frenchowned Dixmude was only a few hours away The record of 111 hours and 46 minutes made by the German Graf Zeppelin on its flight to America was passed at a m Bouyant and happy In tho face of TURN TO FAGE 17 COL 8 PLANES STILL EARTH BOUND Weather Again Delays Take off for Europe Will Fly Together OLD ORCHARD BEACH Me May 24 monoplane Green Flash bound for Rome and Armauo Lottis huge Yellow Bird which has Paris for ils goal rested here today awaiting fair weather over the At lantic Prospects are that the two planes will fly together for 1000 miles Roger Q Williams pilot and Lewis A Yancey navigator of the Green Flash hoped that conditions would permit them to leave tomor row morning They indicated how ever that the arrival here last night of the YelJow Bird would not stam pede them into a hasty takeoff While no announcement was made that the planes would go together it was learned that Lottl and his companions Jean Assolant and Rene LeFevrc had changed their project ed circle course to that which the Green Flash will pursue along the fortyfirst parallel Fueling of both crafts and affix ing of a new set of tires on the Yellow Bird remained as the only things to be done Observers believed these facts aside from the added safety each alane would enjoy by a combined flight forecast a simultaneous take off Louisville Man Is Named Commissioner of Internal Revenue WASHINGON Atay Robert H Lues Louisville Ky has been appointed commissioner of in ternal revenue by President Hoover Thn nomination is expected to go to the senate today Girl Hit by Auto SIOUX CITY May 21 lyn Jlayliew 7 received a fractured sltull when she was struck by an automobile driven by Maurice Far ley chief of detectives AS MORROW ESTATE LOOKS TO LINDY AND ANNE Will Rogers DETROIT May body that 1 hear kicking about the federal reserve is someone trying to make money by lation So I about come to the conclusion that the federal reserve might accidentally be working in the Interests of the hundred million who dont know a stock from a stockyard If 1 per cent raise in rate can upset the whole of An aerialview of Marrow summer estate nt North Haven Me showing on grounds below amphibian piano in which Colonel Lindbergh brot his fiancee her two sisters mother andmothers secretary to tho island COMMITS SUICIDE Failure to Hold Job Causes Despondent Youth to End Life GREENE May ill health prevented him from holding a job Carroll Bums 24 committed suicide yesterday morning by hold Ing the muzzle of a shotgun in his mouth while he pulled the trigger The young man who was an epi leptic had been trying to buy a re volver at various stores during the morning He had told merchants te wanted to use the gun to shoot rats with He finally succeeded in buying the shotgun at the Rohwed der Hardware store about 11 oclock Left Note for Mother From the hardware store he went immediately to the Curtis grocery two doors away where he handed a uote which told what he was go ing to do to Dell Curtis a sou of the owner and asked him to give it to his mother He then went thru the store into tho alley in the rear Curtis became suspicious Burns actions and ran across the street where be found the marshal Authority to Imprison Boy Is Questioned PAINTSyiLLE Ky May 24 first step designed to prevent Carl Newton JMaliun years old from serving 15 years in the reformatory for man slaughter was tatten today Counsel for tho boy filed a mo tion tor H new trial and for a writ to prohibit his being sent to the reformatory DAINTSVILLE Ky May 24 Six year old Carl JSfewton Ma han was in his fathers home today while older persons concerned themselves with the legality of the court proceedings which culminated yesterday iu the imposition of a 15 year sentence on the boy for killing a playmate A jury found Carl guilty of man slaughter and decided in so doing that he knew It was wrong to kill and a judge had sentenced him to imprisonment in a reform school until he becomes of age he was then permitted to go home with his parents to remain with them until RETWHOME Frenchmen Are Guests on Board Airliner on Trip to Germany FRIEDRICHSHAFEN Germany May 24 Graf Zeppelin returned at dawn today to Fried richshafen from Cuers France vhere it made an emergency land ng just a week after turning back near Gibraltar from an attempt to cross the Atlantic Aboard the dirlgiblo whenit anded here were 14 of tho 18 pas iengers who made tho outward ound trip and in addition seven Drench naval officers invited as the ipecial guests of Dr Hugo Ecken r the ships master in apprecia ion for French aid in landing his machine in its emergency last weeit Albert Martin and the two think ing Burns might have gone to the river started thru the alley back of the Curtis store to intercept him Crumpled In Stairway They found the young mans body crumpled in a stairway which led to the living quarters above the Curtis store According to the mar shal Burns held the muzzle of the gun in his mouth to muffle the of i his case ia passed on finally Plan for Appeal Attorneys who represented the boy planned to raise several legal questions in an appeal one conten tion being that there ia no provision in law for tlia sentencing of a per son under 10 years old Carl killed 8 year odl Cecil Van Hoose last Saturday after the boys had quarreled over a piece of iron which they thot might bring a few pennies from a junk dealer Several witnesses told of hear sound of the report which was not ing the quarrel and Carl himself aeard on the street Where he got Lhe cartridges to load tho gun la still a mystery as he is not known to have bought any Burns is survived by his parents Mr and Mrs Howarc iurns here ind three brothers and i sister Mr Burns who travels for a machinery firm was out of town at the time of his sons death EMBEZZLERIS GIVEN 5 YEARS South Dakota Man Sur rendered and Asked for Sentence YANKTON S Dak May 24 fP confessed embezzler of public unds Jesse D McCoun former Yankton county official today faced a five year term in the South Da kota penitentiary McCoun who disappeared early in April apparently while a victim of imnesia surrendered to county of ficials yesterday nnd asknd that charges be lodged against him The five year sentence wns given by Judge R B Tripp and McCoun to day was to be taken to the peniten tiary at Sioux Falls testified that be and Cecil had a fight that the older boy took the iron away from him and hit him and that he went into the house climbed into a chair removed his fathers shotgun from the wall pointed it at Cecil and pulled the trigger After the killing he re turned the gun to its place The father John Mahan 11 taxi cab driver testified that the boy had told him he wouldnt have done it if he had known the gun was loaded Defense Wanted Jury The jury wns impaneled at the request of defense counsel contrary to the usual custom in juvenile courts of this state The jurors de liberated 30 minutes They hod been instructed by the court that the law presumes that a person under 14 is ignorant of the nature of nnd that the boy should be acquitted unless in his case the evidence was strong enough to overcome this presump tion To Build Kstlicrvlllc Garage ESTHERVILLE May liam Tnicey plans to erect ii garage i on his lot at the corner of Main and Fifth streets and is now tearing SEES TRACE OF DOUBLE MURDER Stevens Point Wis Couple Didnt Die by Own Hand Claim STEVENS POINT WIs May IM verdict thpt Nick Jaworsiti and Mrs Anna SomerH of Stevens Point thot to have come to Uieir deaths by murder and suicide haJ been slain by a person or persons unknown has been returned by a corners jury A renewed investigation into the case is planned Authorities had be lieved killed the woman and then himself Doctors testifying at tlifi inquest declared that the bullets which killed the pair had been fired from a gun held jn tho left hand Javvor ski was right handed They also pointed out that there were no pow der burns where the bullets entered his body as there should have been had he fired the gun himself Despite this testimony Mrs Kcr chefske in the house at time Jaworski and Mrs Somers died per sisted In her statement that Jawor shi killed the woman and then him self at her home last week Wall street thenWAIi ROGERS they are working on a mighty slim margin Yours WILL ROGERS P S If Kate Fogarty had sued Tunneys friend Bernard Shaw she would have gotten more pub licity and the same money STARR ELECTED STATE HEAD OF Former Hampton Man Is Dead in Portland HAMPTON May was received here telling of the death of a former Hampton resident A D Brooks who diod nt his home in Portland Ore Mr Brooks was 79 years of age and ia survived by three daughters and one son Short funeral services will lie held here upon the arrival of the body down a shed on that location Thn probably Saturday and burial new building will be one story 1n height and have a frontage of fit feet will be made in the Hampton ceme tery Ho was a brother of F H Brooks of this city Mason City Physician Iowa Governor of Ser vice Clubs DR C K STARR Mason City phy sician was elected district gov ernor of the Lrons clubs of Iowa at he state convention in Council Bluffs Thursday afternoon Jolin P Hantla Sioux City was elected district welfare director to ake Hie place held by Dr Starr in he past year Marshalltown was chosen as the 1930 convention city Dr Starr waa president of the ilason City club three years ago md has been an active leader in the arious activities of the organjza ion for a number of years His en ergetic work in connection with the velfare program of the organiza ion has won widespread commenda iou among his fellow Were on Program Dr Starr as well as Sheriff G E ress who has worked with him in carrying on the welfare work and W A Westfall former internation al president of the organization rare on the program at Council Bluffs Others who attended the conven ion and returned to Mason City Friday morning were H L Kiiesel J W Irons D H Wagner C E Gil man J H Holub IT C Boyd W V Loring and G O Gould According1 to delegates from the local club the election of Dr Starr was one of the moat impressive things witnessed by them at a con vention Altho the local physician had opposition the vote cast was unanimous in his favor Gets Enthusiasm Dr Starrs presentation of the state welfare program which he di reeled was received with enthusiasm according to delegates Sheriff G E Cress presenting his program of safety first was well re ceived and it was Lhe general opin ion of club members that this ac tivlty should be made a major part of tlie work of the organization W A Westfall local attorney past president of International Lions was one of tho nwln speakers at the banquet Thursday evening His sub ject was Lionism MESSENGER IS HELD UP WHILE RIDING IN CAR Four Bandits Take Sum of in N Y Robbery OKLAHOMA CITY1 May 24 Robbers held up a messenger for the American First National bank on a downtown comer today and escaped with approximately The messenger was on his way to the Federal Reserve bank The messenger Charles Vowell 5 was shot In the right arm Vowell on his way to the federal eserve bank to deposit the money alted his automobile at a traffic A man leaped from another car hich drew alongside and jumping the running board of Vowell s machine pointed a pistol at him red and grabbed the messengers atchel Vowell said the robber then umped back into his own car and ped away with a companion who ad waited at the steering wheel Get Voot EAST ORANGE N J May 24 T Four robbers today held up the Cast Orange Trust company and reaped with what officials de icribed as a nominal sum Later it was believed that ths sum would run in excess of 550000 William H Kelly president said all the ready cash lii the talc en withiltrjaVexceptipti of oixevajltt wtiicWwaa rt35 doors of this detective sal tainadan excellent finger print im pression Patrons and employes were lined up with their faces to the wall fn the rear of the bank so quickJy by the precise action of the gang that none had opportunity to reach one of the several connections of the loldup alarm WIFE IDENTIFIES BODY AT OMAHA Hes Changed a Lot Says WomanWhen Viewing Embezzler OMAHA Nebr May 24 Twentyfour hours after she arrived here Mrs George R Christian of Plainview N J went to a local un dertaking parlor early today and saw the body of a man believed to be her husband George K Christian whose New York brokerage firm Day and Heaton failed for nearly 3000OQO five years ago He lias changed a lot was her only comment after identifying the body Mrs Christian with her mother Mrs M PrOut arrived late Wednes day night Near the door where thn wife viewed the body stood Ervin J Smith private detective repre senting Louis Christian a brother of Maplewood N J Christian wascharged with using the mails to defraud His body is ex pected to be sent cast today Waldorf Choir Will Make Trip to Duluth FORKST CITV May Waldorf choir will start on the big gest tour of the year Saturday wh2n it leaves on the Duluth trip Tlia members plan to be gone about twh weeks An extended tour thru points in Iowa and Minnesota will be in cluded in the rip Concerts will be given at the following places Dun combe Thor and Badger Iowa Del Stanley Sand Creek Barron Lady smith and Duluth Minn At Dulutn the choir will praticipate In the gen eral Luther league convention scheduled fur June 1 to 5 WEEKS FORECAST ParrJy cloudy Friday ni and Saturday rising tempera tures LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Friday Warmest Thursday Coolest in Night K At 8 31 Friday 57 The warmer days seem at last to have arrived This is indicated by the fact that there have been two days wih a maximum temperature of 70 or above and that another was apparently on tlio way Friday mornnig The wind on of the north for a time Friciay nid returned to tho south ;