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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 31, 1929, Mason City, Iowa NorthIowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITX DAILY SIMES VOL XXXV BTVB CENTS PER COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 31719297 HOME EDITION UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 201 UOTED OUT BY LABOR NEBRASKAN IS PUT TO DEATH FOR 3 KILLINGS Last Minute of Life Is Spent in Begging Forgiveness T INCOLN Nebr May 31 IIP if Henry Sherman youthful slayer of three persons died in the elec tric chair at Nebraskas peuiUu tlary this morning It ia oclock and Henry Sherman is dead announced Dr B A Finkle after the second charge had been turned on The last minute of his life was spent vainly begging forgiveness from Joe Dierex a relative of the slain trio The black mask shut out light while Dierex looked on impas sively behind him Admits He Deserved It I know I deserve this and I am ready to go were Shemans last words just before he climbed into the chair No eleventh hour efforts to save the life of the 22 year old killer were made nor were any of his present during the ordeal Buddie Pochon the 10 year old S son of Mr and Kra Roger Pochon f two of Shermans victims failed in his desire to witness the execution did meet Sherman however ana is the only person with personal iiings at stake to offer him con Wation in hif Warden Fentdn to the h cell where Sherman had spent looked at the youth and then backed off Dierex 5 Whet was with him backed off too witha no thank you Again in tha chair1 room Buddie was led in by the warden to have a look at the chair He had made the long jour ney from Butwell Nebr with the expressed wish of seeing the exe cution Killed 3 Persons Shermans crime included not only the killing of Mr and Mrs Pochon employers on a ranch near Bur well but also the slaying of Mrs Eugenia Pochon mother of the for mer the violation of 14 year old Nellie Pochon and the beating of a six months old baby Buddie and four other children were asleep up stairs at the time He was crazedwith whisky and Will Rogers Says PITTSBURGH Hay Newspapers can never blame po lice forces for not finding crimi nals Here they 1 body from the managing edi tors down to the newsboys look ing for Charley and Annie and cant find them What would they do if they J were looking for somebody that nobody knew They are just about down at C I a r e m o r e Okla He has all over this country and knows the best spot You know where he could be all this time At one of those camps where they trained tha soldiers for overseas Millions of soldiers that was training at em couldnt find em if they left em and went into town The fellow that located them for the govern ment had been an outlaw for years so Llndy is at Yaphank Yours WILL ROGERS QUARREL OVER angered by rebukes for his tions to Nellie atten Residents on Island Off Japan Fighting Raging Forest Fires TOKYO May 31 residents of southern Haghalien island fought today for their lives and their homes against forest firea which were believed to have killed 100 persons and burned more than 1000 houses Sparse dispatches to newspapers here led to fear therehad been a major disaster Communications on the island were badly crippled with railways blocked telegraphs and telephones down andonly meagfir reports were obtainable WEATHER IOWA WEATHER Cloudy Friday night and Sat day probably showers In South and west portions cooler in east portion Friday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Friday Warmest Thursday 83 Lowest in Night 69 At 8 A M Friday 71 No more ideal weather than that of Thursday for the observance of Memorial day has been dealt out to North Iowa in years Roads made muddy by the rain of the previous day returned to jondttion by noon and motorists had the world before them for their afternoon excursions Friday dawned clear and warm with wind ouf of the south Fort Snelling Army Offi cer Wounded by St Paul Doctor ST PAUL May 31 Walter Raymond Miller polo player and army officer with the third infantry U S A stationed at Fort Snelling near here was sho and seriously wounded in a gun fight here last night following a quarrelover a date with a woman Dr William H Hirst a local phy sician who is alleged to have shol Lieutenant Miller was detained by police along with Miss Nan Eliza beth Ferguson St Paul Dr Hirs is said to have admitted to police that he fired at the army officer who also discharged his weapon Bothmen police were told had requested permission to call on Misi Ferguson who turned down Mil ler The latter went to Miss Fergu sons home however and there found Dr Hirst and Miss Ferguson sitting in an automobile An argu ment followed both men drew gunt and walked to the middle of the street Lieutenant Miller is alleged to have his gun but Miss son knocked it from his hand Dr Hirst emptied his revolver at Mil ler two shots taking effect one in eaclileg Dr Hirst 53 years old is married and has two children Lieutenant Miller is 28 years old and Mlas Fer guaon 26 PINNED BENEATH OVERTURNED GAR Bert Anderson Is Injured in Auto Collision at Dows DOWS May Wedekic driving a Ford sedan had a colli sion with a Ford roadster on Main street at the hotel corner Wednes day afternoon The roadster belonged to Bert An derson but was driven by Byron Sweet and Mr Anderson was stand ing on the running board Wedekin was driving at B pretty good rate and hit the roadster with such force as to turn it completely over pinning both Sweet and Anderson underneath their car Sweet escaped with only a few bruises and Anderson was quite badly cut on the face and head Sir Walter Raleigh was a very likable gentleman according to history but introduced tobacco to Fngland and must have borrowed a light pretty Lea TribuneJMUJ FIGURES IN BRITISH ELECTION Senate May Surrender on Debenture i iniii mi i i n n A EDICT NO VACATION FORCES ISSUE DEBT EXPERTS ARE NEAR END With Agreement Reached Adjournment Is Expected in 3 or 4 Days PARIS May 31 experts pushed that the reparations conference might adjourn within three or four days Inspired by agreement Wednesday night upon a scale of reparations annuities conforming to the com promise arrangement proposed DJ Owen D Young the experts had new vigor and new optimism The burden of their work today was on two subcommittees each dealing with phases of the German reservations One composed of Dr Hjalmar Schacht and Dr Ludwig Kastl German delegates Josiah Stamp Great Britain Emile llo reau and Commendatore Pirelli Italy expected to deal with ail questions concernnig transfer safe guards a moratorium and kindred subjects A second subcommittee composed of Dr Karl Melchior Germany Emile Francqui Belgium and Messrs Pirelli and Moreau was formed to study the more purely fi nancial questions involved in the German reservations notably those connected wtih the last 22 annuities to the Germans have objected so strangly The capital of the new interna ional bank to be set up under the experts scheme on reparations will e under a decision reached today by the latter group OCEAN FLIGHTS AGAIN DELAYED Reports of Increasingly Bad Weather Cause Post ponement OLD ORCHARD Maine May SI takeoff of the Green Flash Great Britains general elec tion Thursday resulted in tho defeat of the Baldwin govern ment headed By Premier Stan ley Baldwin right and the vic tory of tho labor party under the leadership of Ramsay Mac Donald left Lloyd George center liberal former pre micr came out a poor third Associated Frgat Photd Teu Drowned Over Holiday GO May 31 mo rial aaydrownings in the Chica go area totaled ten Most of the vic tims were children Several were drowned while on holiday outings Herbert M Smith 23 senior in the De Paul university law school was drowned in sight of his fiancee when he was seized with cramps while swimming in Benedict lake west of Kenosha Wis Mathew Mun don 21 Chicago was drowned in Lake Monona at Madison Wis while on an outing John Parnum 15 an inmate at the St Charles 111 state schoolfor boys was drowned in the lake ofthe school park Nicholas May 17 was drowned in the Fox river near Car pentersyllle 111 Neil Ragan 11 was seized with cramps while swimming in a Chi cago park lagoon and sank before he could be rescued Lloyd Jonea 17 of Edwin 111and Lawrence Williams 18 of Beards town 31 were celebratingthe close of school when they met death Jones was drowned in Lake Decatui when his canoa upset and Williams was drowned in Zerks pond near Beardstown Raymond Mitzel 18 senior in the Jerseyville 111 high school was drowned in Macoupin creek near Jerseyville Arden Mull er 12 was drowned while wading at a camp near Kewanee 111 and Charles Crawford 10 stepped into a hole while wading in Lake Mau vaiseterre near Jacksonville III and was drowned Three other deaths in Chicago were attributed to the heat HEAT KILLS MANY NEW YORK May 31 than a score of deaths from heat and drownings marked ona of the hottest Memorial days in the east Thousands flocked from the swcl ering cities to seek relief at bathing take a Nowadays the maraschino cherry probablv feels greatly humiliated by the stuff with which it is forced to or Rome or the Yellow Bird for beaches while highways were jarn 3aris earlier than Sunday seemed nrtfi mprobable today in the face of veather reports from Dr James H meteorologist of the New Sfork weather bureau who forecast ncreasingly poor conditions over the North Atlantic Arraeno Lotti youthful French portsman sponsor copilot and ra io operator of the Yellow Bird was n New York City to confer with Dr Kimball He prepared to re urn here by air in three hours hould weather conditions urn for the better His companions Rene Le nd Jean Assolant remained at the each grooming the big Bernard monoplane Captain Lewis A Yancey and Rg er Q Williams pilot took advan tage of the delay to obtain much needed rest knowing that the Green Flash was in Instant readiness for flight should weather conditions make a takeoff feasible with automobiles adding to tho toll many deaths and injuries from collisions In New York City the tempera ture rose to 83 degrees while a hu midity of 92 per cent added to the discomfort Four persons died from the heat four others were pros trated and there were nine drown ings It was 96 in Boston In New Eng land five persons died from the heat and four were drowned 310 at Corinth N y At Corinth near Glen Falls N Y the temperature was 110 de grees Three drownings occurred in upper New York state Three persons drowned in New Jersey and at Meadville Pa a Civil war veteran dropped dead after tak ing part in a parade Pittsburgh Pa reported a high temperature rf 86 degrees and two deaths from drownings The heat wave extended into On tario Canada with a temperature of 01 degrees at Toronto In the Province there were two deaths from heat and two drownings 33 KILLED 100 HURT IN QUAKES Cold in Argentine Adds to Difficulties of Relief Workers AIRES May 31 U Earthquakes yesterday in two Ar gentine villages took a toll of 33 Mai Vinos18 were than 40 inured More than half of Villa Atuel was destroyed many houses burning and a bridge in the city collapsing Not a house was left standing without some show ot damage Numerous aomes were destroyed at Las JUal vinas while communications were disrupted thruout the area A cold wave gripped the entire Argentine today At Ciudad Men doza the temperature was 25 de grees Fahrenheit three persons dying of the cold Snow and freezing temperature were reported from other sections of the republic the snow falling in some places Interfcr ng with railroad traffic CROWD TAKES 21 CANS OF LIQUOR Bystanders Make Raid on Overturned Car of Rum Runner DECORAH May Ford oupe containing 100 gallon cans of iquor was raided by Bystanders Conferees Meet Again to Try and Settle Dif ferences By FRANCIS M STEPHENSON Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON May 31 Congressional interest over the weekend is focused on the farm re lief conferees of the senate and iouse who were called to resume their meetings today after the te fusal of the house members to con tinue discussions until the export debenture provision was elimi nated The renewal of conferences was aa forecasting a surrender y the senate group on the deben ture but that point had not been decided end Senator McNary re publican Oregon the chairman of he conferees hoped to go ahead with bis original plan of taking up other differences between the sen ate and house on farm relief before settling the big dispute The edict of President Hoover that farm reUef must be enacted in to law before a congressional vaca tloh Is arranged for has forced th tesue standim ucLweeii einniCR controversial proposition staying in session to fight It out vith the house thru the sultry dog days The bill of Senator Borah repub ican Idaho to pjace commission merchants dealing In perishable roducts under federal supervision vas the business before the senate oday No hope was held of making headway before Monday Next week is expected to bring he showdown on the congressional ituation By that time something cfinite is expected from the farm elief conferees a vote will be had n the Borah bill and a vote is in irospect on the motion of Senator Nye republican North Dakota to arry out President Hoovers recom mendation for repeal of the national Jrigins immigration quota provi ion The house is expected to net arly in the week on the censusre ipportionment measure passed Wednesday by the senate But Mr Hoover also has given otice that before any recess ia un ertaken he expects the senate to is a definite date for a vote in the all on the tariff bill Subsequenty ome sharp differences of view as to vacation plans have been dis vaiciiiuii pmas nave Decn uls ii tipped over at RIdgeway closed among the senate republican here Twentyone gallons were leadership taken before authorities could lummoncd to the scene Sheriff Frank Christen arrived in Jme to confiscate the remaining 79 cans and to arrest the driver of the car who gave his name as Kelly The roan who was not badly hut s being held in jail here Grain Prices in New Drop Wheat Leads in Decline CHICAGO May 31 Grain rices crumbled again today under roadsides of selling inspired by un avorable news from abroad and month end settlements New hot oms were found for every grain raded in the future pits wheat ropping 2 to 2 cents below Wednesdays final quotations and ye contracts for May delivery col apsing sensationally nearly 8 cents bushel and closing cents lower ban Wednesday May wheat touched the floor lev 1 at 93 4 the lowest figure for vheat since an exchange at S3 in 915 The close was a bit higher owever at July wheat ended and September con t to racts after dipping nearly to ollar rebounded to to A violent reaction had taken lace at the start the result of se cre breaks at Winnipeg yesterday vhich were ascribed to continued ood crop weither in Canadian orthwest and hints at higher im Fever Puts King George in Bed Again LONDON Hay 31 bulle tin issued at Windsor castle today said KingGeorge had a fair night An abHceaR has formed under the site of an oU scar on the right side of his chest and is now draining His general condition remains good Tho the king will need to re main In bed his majecty will be able to transact public business It waa signed by Henry L Mar tin Sir Stanley Hewett and Lord Dawson of Pcnn Anxious fears gripped British hearts today at the news King George was ill again The beloved sovereign after a months conval escence from hia dangerous illness of the winter was abed at Windsor castle with a feverish attack Lord Dawson of Penn one of the physicians whose treatment thru long months last winter pulled K ROTARY HEAD DALLAS Texas May 31 Eugene Nevvson Durham N Car was named president of Rotary International for tho comingjear at tho closing ses sion of that organizations twentieth annual convention hero today BICYCLE RIDER RUN DOWN AND KILLED BY CAR Robert Burns 58 Dies WINNERS STILL ARE IN NEED OF GOOD MAJORITY Laborites Holding 281 Seats Coalition May Be Necessary T ONDON May 31 The Bald win government which has ruled England for the past five years was defeated in the general elections of yesterday The labor party scored a ing success but was still short of obtaining a clear majority in tho new house of making it likely that some sort of coalition would be necessary if the labor par ty was to form a government The labor party held 281 seats in the house of commons at j oclock this evening with 41 seats out of a total of 615 still to be heard rom The laborites needed 27 seat ut of these 41 to obtain a clear ma ority The standing Labor 281 Conservatives gas Liberals 50 Others 7 It was impossible for the conserva ives to reach the labor figures hus making it certain that this vlll be the first time that the labor arty has the largest representa tion in parliament Even the con servatives and liberal total was only Ive mote than the laborite flgursjo In London there talk ot a leorge from deaths grip was called back by airplane from a trip on the continent to treat his majesty again Altho it was said this Indicated nj particular urgency it served great ly to augment public anxiety His majesity has been confined to s room slrtjc Sunday altho first mmo m niji word to the tblic of his in ort duties in Germany The disposition ca e only yesterday a c markets idle on yesterrlays noilfeverish cold jcirked the beginning av made un for the lost time toof the serioii pulmonary illness ay made up for ui uuc seriuii pulmonary iwnicn November DOBERT BURNS ss living tn IV Rockwell and a former resident of thte city died of injuries received Thursday night when the bicycle vhich he was riding was struck by a car driven by Michael Sullivan of Dubuque The accident occurred on he Rockwell road 5 miles south f the city at oclock p m Both vehicles were headed south ccording to the story told by Mr julltvan who claimed that he did lot see Mr Burns as there was no ght on the bicycle Mr Burns re eived skull fractures and internal njuries which caused his death He fed at 2 oclock Friday morning in L local hospital where he was taken ollowing the accident Mr Sulli n who was driving a Nash coupe s employed by the Klauer Manu acturing company of Dubuque and vas traveling from his headquarters a Albert Lea to Iowa Falls He was held for investigation by Sheriff G E Cress but was released n the verdict of Dr W E Long oroner that Burns death was acci lental No blame was attached to he driver of the car There were no witnesses to the accident except Mrs aura Fields and her 6 year old aughter who were riding with Sul van Burns was a former resident of Hason City having come here two rears ago from a farm He formerly esided at 409 Twelfth street south ast and had moved to Rockwell in AprilHe was employed on the sec ion of the M and St L railroad His wife two sons two daughteis and one brotherinlaw survive slble Among the sU was even one that another election might bo necessary in the late an umn AVIATOR KILLED ASCHUTE FAILS Holiday Crowd Sees Youth Fall 2700 Feet to His Death SCRANTON Pa ITay 31 A holiday crowd at the Ackeily speedway auto racea uaw a para chute jumper fall 2700 feet to his death when hia parachute failed to open in a leap from an airplane Edgar P Enochs 22 Mullica N J climbed out to the left wing of the plane as it circled above the track and jumped off The parachute did not open aivl Enochs body landed in a pasture outside the track enclosure tearltL up the ground where it struck Bare Legs Banned by School Officials SIOUX CITY May 31 suspenders and now bare Icpa Both have threatened to enlist tfe fancy of the feminine portion of the student body at Central high school here ami each in turn have boon banned by the faculty possibla coalition against the la or arty but with tho steady rise in tielabor such t MAJORITY GONE LONDON May 31 cou ervative party at oclock this afternoon had lost its clear majnr ty in the house of commons tha ombined labor liberal and indepen ent seats reaching 308 or mors lian half of the house membcrsldp f 615 In the last parliament the onservatives had a majority of ISO The labor showing was the larg st in its history At the time that held power in 1923 supported by h6 liberals It had 191 votes while he liberals had 150 and the conser atives 259 The labor gains which came In af a rapid ratelast night had slowed TVBN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 4 KILLING WOMAN Stabbing in Cleveland Re sulted Over Salary Argument CLEVELAND May 31 Dorothy Snyder wife of Alonzo M Snyder prominent attorney was tabbed to death with a butcher fflife at her home here today Police aid the stabbing was done by Anna Szenan a maid who had become angry in an argument over her sal ary A policeman said the maid told him I killed her AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Jim protends he runs things at his house but no man is boss in a home where a little dog sleeps in chairs ;