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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 26, 1929, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home EDI VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBER 26 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS 3UPPLJV1ENTAL SERVICE NO 41 YOUTH China Appeals LOOTS TRAIN soviet Manchu Raids FIGHTING HALTS AS CHIEFS MEET IN CONFERENCE Nanking Sends Note to Signers of Kellogg Peace Pact BULLETIN HANKOW Nov 26 Leading nationalist generals and their staffs from the Hupeh and Honan fronts arrived hero today for a conference indicat ing that fighting between na tionalist and Kuominchun forc es in both ureas had ceased The rebellious Kuominchun forces continued their westward withdrawal in lioth provinces and the nationalist advance was checked An agreement between these factions apparently has been reached Details however have not been divulged t VfANKTNG China ITov 26 i The council of the Chinese gov 1 eminent today addressed an appeal both to the league of cations and to individual signatories of the Kel logg peace pact to take steps to tielt and punish the Russian soviet invasion of Chinese territory The invasion was termed a deliberate violation of the antiwar pact The appeals were iniden tical language andwere Sent uh Quit Drinks or No Game Says Mayor LYNN Mass Nov 26 Mayor Ralph S Bauer saw so much drinking at the HarvardYale foot sail game at the Harvard stadium Saturday that he has ordered the Thanksgiving dayhigh school con est here to be bone dry or to be stopped Twelve thousand persons at the stadium he estimated today were more Interested in quart bottles and lip flasks than anything else Many women took a pull out of the bot tles the same as the men he said and neither the police nor the fac ulty interfered The Rev Garfield Morgan pastor of the Center Congregational church according to the mayor was ap proached by some one in a big fur coat who said to him you look like an old timer have a drink On the mayors order the police chief will station 50 patrolmen and sergeants on duty Thursday at the Lynn English classical high game with orders to arrest all persons who drink and to stop if drink ing demonstrations become serious 2 MENCTEAL PLANtATKC Ship Taken From Hangar BUSINESS TALKS OVER RESULTS PLEASE All Sections of Country Will CoOperate With President ITASHINGTON Nov 26 President Hoover reviewed the ccomplishments of his campaign or stable business conditions and xpanded industrial activities and ound much that was encouraging From all sections ofthe country nd from virtually all phases of ommeriial enterprise have come Imost unanimous assurances of earty cooperation in the chief ex cutives endeavor to prevent the ri ent decline in security prices from dversely affecting the general tructure of the nations business Receives Estimates The administration itself has an ounced plans for a rs uction in taxes an increase of 175000000 in appropriations ederal building and a budget of cean mail carrying contracts which s expected to fill the countrys hipyards with new construction in ess than half a year From industrial leaders the heads if great railroads and telephone and elegraph companies and the gover norsof rnatry4Btates Hoover has re jvhilevthe Chinese governmen has always rernaihed on the Sive despite1 repeated atacks the soviet union has without declara tion of war invaded China occupiec Chinese cities and massacred inno cent Chinese citizens in cold blood The note concludes expressing the hope the signatories to the antiwar pact will take appropriate steps to stop and punish this deliberate vio lation LULL IN FIGHTING By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Advices from Hankow reporting a lull in the fighting on Chinas newest civil war fronts in Honan and Htipeh provinces added weight today to Nanking dispatches indi cating that factional leaders were negotiating to end internal strife in order to combine their forces to resist Russian troops invading Man churia A Hankow dispatch said that while authorities there had not is sued any statement it was genera lly believed the Nationalist govern ment had reached an agreement with the rebellious Kuominchun or peoples army because the fight ing had subsided in all fronts and the Kuominchun forces were with drawing westward in both Honan and Hupeh Attempt Unification Closely following1 this came a dis patch from Nanking stating that TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 3 Was Bound KANSAS CITYNov 26 Two men one of them masked stole an airplane from of the BredouwHilliard AeroMotive cor oration at the Kansas City airport nd flew away early today after inding and gagging the night atchman Last night hangar employes were elephoned to have the plane fueled nd ready for a takeoff early today speaker representing himself as 3arton Stevenson the owner Appearing at the hangar before aylight the two robbers one wear ng a mask bound and gagged Louis W Coghill attendant Then hey wheeled the ship outside anc ook off in the dark Flying field fficials believe at least one of the men was familiar with the run vays Wea IOWA FORECAST Generally fair Tuesday night and Wednesday not mucli change in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figure tor 24 hour period ending at oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 4S Minimum in Night 2G At 8 A ai Tuesday 32 Mondays maximum of 43 degree was the highest recorded since th afternoon of Nov 17 when the mer cury ascended to the 55 mark f here were indications however Tuesday morning that the days high poin might be as high or perhaps even a little higher the wind being ou of the south and the sun trying valiantly to breax thru the clouds The 8 oclock temperaturfe was 3 as against 25 at 8 oclock Mondaj morning BBS1 POLICE OFFICER WOMAN KILLED Dfficials Unable to Explain Deaths of Two in Camp WORCESTER Mass Nov 26 a which had contained llq uor were clews today in attempts t solve the mysterious deaths o James J Casey superintendent o jolice detectives here and Mrs Dora Bingham department stor saleswoman whose bodies wer round at Caseys camp at North brook field yesterday Superintendent Caseys unclothe oody and the partly clad form o VIrs Bingham were found on th floor of a bedroom of the camp b two of Caseys lieutenants The had beenordered to investigate h failureto return home Sunday Casey 56 his wife and Mrs Bing iiam 40 were reported to have been friendly for several years Mrs Csisey first learned of the tragedy by a radio report After an autopsy last night city hospital physicians said theycould not determine positively what hai caused death A chemical analysis of vital organs was ordered BATTLE OVER MILLIONS Algona Will Have Movies RECORDVOTE IS CAST MAY GET E for193pof both a rpri andgoverhmental nature wei 1 n excess of similar disbursements u thepresent year Gets an Agreement In addition the president has at ected an agreement between tiie eaders of industrial corporations employing millions of workers and he spokesmen of organized labcr under which no programs of wage reductions will be instituted arid no new campaigns for increased wages je begun until the present situation s passed The chief executive brot his sc ries of conferences with representa ive groups to a close late yesterday vith a meetjnij of officials of the eading farm organisations and simultaneously announcement wa made of replies from the governors of nearly half of the states in the union in response to Hoovers re quest thatthey give his program their full support At the same tiric 3lans for awarding ocean mail con tracts totaling approximately 300000 were announced Farmers Are In Ljne Out of the farm conference came a statement sponsored by Secretary THUS TO PAGE t COLUMN 4 Principals in the fight over who shall hold the purso strings of Stanley McCormlcIc mentally iil son of the late harvester king snapped at Santa Barbara Cal as the trinl opened Mrs Kutherinc McCormlck inset seclts to have Harold F fllcCormick left and Mrs Anita McCormick Blainc right removed us coguardians of her husbands millions German Glee Club Will Sing for Legionnaires An ExSoldier in German Army Will Speak at Chickasaw Meeting 748 Persons Went1 to Polls at Special Election ALGONA Nov A three to ne vote in favor of Sunday movies vas casthere yesterday in one of he hottest city elections ever held n the town A record vote of 1743 rotes were cast After the baOots were totaled last night following a hectic day of elec ioneering by automobile owners hruout the entire day it was found hat 1289 had voted for movies and 45S had voted against The total vote exceeds by 500 votes that of any other occasion in the history of the town Presented Petition Members of the city council wil convene Friday evening and it is ex pected thata motion for the chang ing of the present ordinance will be put before the group byone of the members The election was financed by the members of jhe Algona Cgmmercia setvthe tiaterfof thevballoting after petitions tad been circulated for and against the proposition for several weeks and a delegation of businessmen had pres ented the signed petitions in a coun cil meeting Many Absent Voters The campaign for voters yester day was wellorganized Bach house in the residential district was visited by men in cars who made an at tempt to get every eligible voter to the polls The rush hour at noon was con sidered a record by election offi cials who reported that 239 persons cast ballots in 60 minutes Machines were not used Aside from the reg ular vote the election officials were i Will Rogers CALBXICO Cal Nov With a good Mexican pilot flew Monday just down over the mouth of Colorado river where it empties into the Gulf of Lower Califor nia You knoiv we talk about a water problem between us and Mexico of this Colorado river Say when the Americans get thru taking out water the river WILL ROGERS dont have any mouth and leaves no problem We have few unique spots in our country and this Imperial Valley Is one of them Below sea level and the most fertile spot outside the Valley of the Nile and thats only good for buna purposes but this raises real al falfa and cotton and grape fruit No time to monkey with old King Tut here WILL ROGERS obliged to count 75 votes sent them by absent voters to 2 GIRL FLYERS FORCED DOWN Unable to Make Connection With Refueling Plane Ends Flight METROPOLITAN AIRPORT LOS ANGELES Nov 26 ble Trout Los Angeles and Elinor Smith New York girl flyers seek ing to establish a new refueling en durance flight record landed their biplane here at a m when their gasoline supply gave out HOLD NEGRO AS SUSPECT BANDIT One of Victims Cut on Face When He Disobeys Order of Robber CEDAR RAPIDS Nov 26 Leon Brown 24 Negro was arrest ed here early today on suspicion of having held up and robbed two men1 last night One of the men was slashed with a knife when he turned his head Brown was captured in a running chase with police in which several shots were fired at the fleeing Ne F R Spevacek and Frank Kuba were the men held up last night Kuba was warned not to turn his head he said and was knocked down kicked and slashed across the face when he disobeyed His cries awakened neighbors who called po lice They saw a Negro running across the railroad bridge and final ly cornered him in the yards Police said they believedBrown also held up railroad crossing watchmen several weeks ago blind ing one of them when he stuck a gun thru the shanty window FREDERICKSBURG Nov German glee club from Charles Oity singing German songs anc Waiter Freitag an exGerman sol dier as speaker will feature an American Legion meeting to be held here on the night of Monday Dec 2 v The local post No 221 will be host to the Chickasaw County as sociation and the meeting will be held in the local posts hall Legion members thruout the county have been invited to bring along with them any exGerman soldiers of their acquaintance All exservice men whether Legionnaires or not will be welcomed too it Is announc ed by Commander Wayne M Prud hpn of Nashua Ralph Lloyd Jones of Mason City one of Iowas best known Legion naires will be one of the speakers and there will be others from Clau senWordenpost it is understood Group singing talks election of officers and the serving of refresh ments will complete the evenings program which will open at 8 o clock Plymouth Will Vote on Sale of Electric Plant PLYMOUTH Nov will be a mass meeting at the town hail Thursday night in regard to selling the electric light system The elec tiorijjto see whether or not they seii will bo Friday CREDIT MARKET BREAK ASBQQST FORCED TO GIVE UP SUM OF Pulling Spikes From Rail way Track Halts Pacific fHEYENNE Wyo Nov 26 A young desperado who jde railed six cars of the west bound Portland limited of the Union Pa cific railroad three miles east ot here last night and robbed passen gers of smalK amounts of money was the object of a manhunt In southeastern Wyoming today recall ing the early daya of thp west Heavily armed posses of officers and citizens scoured the rugged ter ritory with orders to bringin the robber dead or alive The search ex tended to adjacent states altho it was believed the fugitive was In hiding near the scene of the holdup Few Passengers Hurt Announcement was made by rallr road officials that the total loot amounted to about 500 It was said there was 40 passengers on the train only a few of whom were slightly injured when the tralu I struck a section track where two rail had been loosened by ae robber Train robbery is a cap tal offense in this state No jewelry was included in the oot Many valuables were saved by a A M Smltbolf Chicago a Pullman porter wlip rushed thru the train ahead robber Dry Agents Descend on Columbia Mo Seat of State University COLUMBIA Mo Nov 26 Six weeks of preparations ended last night when 20 prohibition agents descended on central Mis souri In an effort to dry up the sup ply of liquorin Columbia scat of the State university and Jefferson City the state capital Thirtysix men were arrested and a quantity of alleged illicit liquors confiscated in the simultaneous raids staged in four counties Included in the net was a local druggist whose store is adjacent Lo Liiu ijanipua and a popu lar meeting point HOLD RITES FOR AGED SENATOR Hoover Heads List of Mour ners at Bier of Senator Warren WASHINGTON Nov 26 The high honor of a state funeral with President Hoover leading the nation in its homage was accorded ioday to the memory of Senator Francis E Warren of Wyoming All branches of the government and diplomatic corps as well were joined in this tribute to one who was a leader in the upbuilding of the west and then came to Washing ton to serve longer in the senate than anyone in history Services in Senate Chamber The senate chamber in which Sen ator Warren represented his state continuously for 35 years was chos en as the place of the ceremonies and the senates chaplain the Rev 2 B Phillips was selected to con duct the services In addition to President Hoover at the head of the list of thosi especially invited to attend stoot TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 4 MEXICAN REBEL CHIEF ARRESTED Picturesque Genera Report ed Captured by Federal Troops NOGALES Sonora Mexico Nov 26 received here from Sonora say Gen Roberto 7nrr picturesque Mexican military igure and a commander ofrebel avalry during the recent revolu ion hrs been captured by federal HI was reported held at Navajoa awavting orders from the secretary war During the rebellion last spring Cruz led a cavalry unit vith the army of Gen Ramon F Itubrr and Francisco Manzo in an insucceHsful attack on federal for tiflcatons at Mazatlan Sinaloa Woimrled in the shoulder during the bittle of Mazatlan he has been Lhe obiect of intensive search by federal forces in the mountains of soutuern Sonora since the break up of the revolution last April HitandRun Driver Kills Manand Wife DENVER Colo Nov 26 hit and run driver last night struc and killed a man and his wife whi only 10 days before had effected i reconciliation The driver sped awa and was the subject of police search H F Johnson 30 and his wife for merly Agnes Penninfrton 27 wer victims Mrs Tohrsons relative are in Lincoln Primary Road Bonds Now Are More in Demand Says Official AMES Nov 26 con templated road construction program for 1930 calling for pav ing 1000 miles of highway and grad ing 400 additional miles if it is fol lowed thru will be due in part to the recent stock market crash C R Jones auditor for the state highway commission said today Whereas for a time last summer the commission found some diffi culty in disposing of primary road bonds at public sales there has been a marked improvement in the bond market during the last four weeks Jones said We now can dispose of 5 per cent bonds at a premium 5 Ter Cent Maximum Five per cent is the maximum in terest at which the state law allows road bonds to be sold Jones said bond houses recently have indicated they were anxious to buy the road bonds The state has available of primary road bonds authorized by counties but not issued Jones said Mpst of this sum would be needed to complete 1000 miles of paying and 00 miles of grading which Gover or Hammill yesterday urged as the im for 1930 The state will not start selling onds until about March Jones said ince is not occasion for using TURN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN H uUmans the robber thru He was robbed of t1 W B Lydick of Tekemah Nebr saidhe talked back to his assailant who departed without attempting1 to rob him Mrs Dora Witt of Pittsburgh Pa was in a group outside the train at the side of the observation XUCN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 2 Student Is Held for Killing Man at Party ASHLAND Ky Nov 26 An 18 year old high school studen was held in jail here today for the killing of a man at what county au thorities described as a liquoi party last night at Cannonsburg near here The student Marvin Thompsonwas arrested after Pau Jones 32 of Huntinrjton W Va was shot to death Officers blamer the tragedy on a quarrel afte drinking iel Flying Boat Contract WASHINGTON Nov 26 C The Keystone Aircraft corporation of Bristol Pa was today wardc contracts amounting to fnr mnntvnction of 18 patrol flying boats for the navy BENNETT FACES TWO CHARGES Confessed Gun Wielder Ac cused of Obstructing Justice DfiS MOINES Nov 26 UT Floyd Bennett 25 of Newton who confessed he shot himself after ac cusing Joe G Eyerly and Mary Ella Ream of Stuart of having shot him today was charged with obstructing justice and carrying concealed wea pona Assistant Prosecutor Al Adams who ordered the charges placet against Bennett pointed out tha1 the maximum penalty for obstruct ing justice is a fine of anc one year in jail and that the great eat penalty for carrying concenlei weapons is two years in jail Btmctt said in his confessi that he shot himself with the intcn iion jf committing suicide but lat tcr changed his mind anti decided t1 I blame the deed on Eyerly bccaus I his jealousy over Miss Ream FT DODGE HA THIRD BLAZE Christian Science Church Building Gutted Blame Furnace FORT DODGE Nov 26 Dazragcestimated at several thou sand dollars was caused by fire in the basement of the Christian Sci ence church here early today It was the third fire within 36 hours Tobin college having burned yesterday with a loss of 560000 and fire in the projection room of the Riallo theater Sunday night having1 forced nearly1000 persons to file oiit ot the building TlB church fire today started in the furnace room The flames were confined to the basement but the main auditorium was damaged by smoke and water The loss was fully covered by insurance church officials said Mayor C V Findlay and CE Monk owners of Tobin ant nounced that school would be re umed in temporary quarters next Monday and that the college would e rebuilt as soon as possible AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I ought to give Pa the bill for my new Jtat but Ill wait until he gets beat play in bridge Hes ashamed to admit it makes him mad an hell be glad to have some excuse to fuss ;