Sterling Daily Gazette, February 18, 1930

Sterling Daily Gazette

February 18, 1930

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Sterling Daily Gazette (Newspaper) - February 18, 1930, Sterling, Illinois By The Associated Press Pair tonight and Wednesday wann er ING DAILY GAZETTE Outstanding Community Daily teWhiteside and Adjoining Counties Territory tato Xkavrt s SEVENTYSIXTH 41 FEBRUARY 1930 PRICE FIVE CENTS TO SHOW MORE SP HEAVY PRE Low Levels For Season Beached At Opening of The Market CHICAGO prices I yielded today under heavy sales smre and com and oats drifted down to new low levels I for the at the Opening prices for wheat futures for March to S4 f or May and to 58 for The Chicago which had fered only two cento a bushel i yesterday while foreign markets declining found world still downbound of Argentine and North TELLS PART IN TARIFF LOBBY Attorney Declares His Fees May Beach 000 WASHINGTON De scribing his activities in connection with the pending tariff Mariane de a former representative from testified today be fore the senate lobby committee he had received or as at torney for several companies and organizations and that his fees might total as much as be fore the bin was He that his expenses had been averaging about a and that the tariff had been under consideration more than a The alao a former mem ber ot the court of customs said he had represented a number of clients hi connection with the tariff the Cali fornia Deciduous Fruit United States Smelting and Refin EXPECT TARDIEU TO CONTINUE AS I American and European wheat tor I the export trade having a seriously 1 depressing effect on Tin opening loss was 1 to 2 34 I under yesterdays Sep tember delivery showing the ex crane Active buying by corn bouses reversed the trend after the opening and quick wew Surges of extremely heavy selling land of big buying alternated in the wheat market here much of the I time today with sellers focusing at ItenUon on evidence of sharp rivalry 1 between Argentina and Canada to I force an export outlet in transAtlantic countries back ling away from On the here appeared tn ing The Glass Manufacturing company of San The California Vineyard With Absence Of The French Conference Is Four Power Affair PARIS Dou mergues search for a new French premier began this morning with customary consultations with poli tical chiefs and party Form er President Polncare was among the first summoned to the Hysee the president wishing bis views on the situation created by de feat of Premier Tardleu and his government in the chamber of dep uties Paul president of the according to on and a large number ot leather For most of his he assert ed he advocated higher duties and had been successful in obtaining the desired rates hi a large number of For others he urged decreases or maintenance of the first sent He was follow ed by remand of the After them came Senators Etienne Clementel and Victor Berard and Deputies Louis Malvy and Paul presidents of the senates and chambers com missions of finances and foreign Camille Chau radical so The witness said he ahglathers of the left a few times before congressional j wing opposition which last night committees but his work principally overthrew Premier had been hi an advisory capacity were Included in the list of such as the presentation of FIRM CHARGED basing action on hopes ot ade operations on the I part of the federal farm boards al Ilicd Under such dr prices here fluctuated averaging lower and reach new bottom records for the sea L but as a rule keeping hi a range lot 3 l3c as compared with yes Iterdays Chicago trade leaders pointed out today that United States farm aid tan designed to meet contingency M a Inarary world surplus of and that although the present sttuattou crucial the ma ttf wheat traders display cou asserted that sur I States markets has al Ithoagb prices elsewhere have been Irani prices descended to new Irecords for the year today but at close of an erratic session wheat were 38 to cents higher Faith hi the federal stabilization and a good days export an wheat were lited with rallying Wheat futures prices at the close March 34 to 78 May U 38 to 12 July 58 to September 14 to March wheat at the low point at IE APPROVES ERAL CONTROL FOR PERISHABLES WASHINGTON approving the Sum bin to place commission mer brokers and dealers In per agricultural products under today was the house agilcuKun placed i com ittee which is considering the if mi 111 the opinion that the law would suppress unfair among such dealers in the Legge wrote this enable cooperative associa handllng perishable products obtain greater returns for their jmbenV The proposed there should supplement the work of farm he The bill would authorise the secre of agriculture to license deal commission merchants and and would provide penalties ite conduct Representative repub author of the said agriculture commis Claim Company Got Awards By Gifts to Public Officers CHICAGO Bribery of public from a fund of the elec trical was charged yes terday by the states attorneys of fice In a petition filed in criminal court asking panys account Assistant States Attorney John iorthup informed the court that he to mm in his Chicago sani the In the president of the who was recently indictea by a federal grand jury on Income tax evasion is charged with withdrawing the from the company funds by means of cheats made payable to In some quarters reception of the visitors was regarded as merely perfunctory expectation being tnat Tardleu would be ask ed again to form a and would There was Udc foreign minister in the last as a possible selection to head the next It was generally how that selection of Tardleu once more was almost necessary be cause of his familiarity with affairs at the London naval No one else Is considered quite BO well equipped as he to finish that BUDGET NEEDS DOCTORS BILL Each Family Should Hare An Annul Side Tnd TRUMBULL IN GLIDER BUT WILL TRY IT AGAIN ign daunted by tire crash which ended his first attempt to fly Governor John TrumbttQ of Connecticut was looking forward today to another try at piloting a motorless MVMM As be limped from the wreck of the glioer which crashed with him at the hangar of the Am erican after a fUfbt of less than 100 Con necticuts flying governor reafftnu said Mis Elsie a steno confessed forging two Miss Gordon told she signed the notes on orders from El president of the and his pretty ed his faith in a motorless aircnvt lAverue ire free on and said he would make another Ibis confirms my he that gliders are safe even It they do Im certainly glad it wasnt a motorpowered Ive and facing grand Jury action Ufcr alleged embezzlement ot The second girl came Into the case She was Florence bookkeeper and assistant It was charged she manl been in a few crashes In power xMJated the books to hide alleged de planes before as a This wont bother me Although be appeared badly shak en and suffered scratches on his legs and Governor TrumbuU refused medical Attention after the GAUM Gang Leaders Arrested In Chicago Crime Drive CHICAGO A China town murder and the arrest of the two surviving Germa Sam and were overnight develop ments in the crime During the 34 hours period ended at 11 last night only seven uu robberies and no shootings were During THREE GIRLS NOW FIGURE IN BANK CASE AT MAYWOOD third fem ntine figure was drawn tato investi gation of the affairs of the Peoples Bark of Maywood today when States AttorneiMarkham FALLOFTARD CABINET HALTS WOIfPARLEY Probably Will Be Asked To Form New Government Heads Consult falcations of Langguth and Miss A Uaywood Andrew was expected to be taken ttefore the grand jury to testify about a purported love rendezvous maintained for AU1N1RATE OFPREWARDAYS Thrusts At Charges Of Monopoly in Duty Cut WASHINGTON The latest demonstration of the strength of the senates democraticIndepen dent republican coaHrlon has serves to incorporate in the tariff bill aluminum rates equivalent to those this With valuable gifts for public including lavish sUv purchased each fam y rnslrlng out the budget that a doctors bill Is as cer tain as the next Installment on the much would be accomp lished in solving paymejnt for med ical IfrUTe WilfraT director of Chicago council of social who spoke round Ot that period 828 arrests were made carrying the total in the continuing drive against crooks toward the 000 The murder of Dong a 22 yearold occurred early to shortly after the police report had been Poy was shot at Wentworth avenue and 22nd the crossroad of Chicago s The arrest of the who with another the last of the brothers once M Gargantnas of the was in a flat building The flat fnrmsbod only with tew a battery of re cently instuntft telephones and a desk on which police found books leading themto believe ttoe place was headquarters tor an alcohol Sam who was seated at he drsk when the raiders indoor golf outfits expensive pieces of movie costing furniture and The company has receiv ed considerable work from the sani tary one particular contract being that of the ornamental light instalaltion on McCormick boule the American Medical Reynolds represented the laity in im tfru of The layman might profit from knowing that adults on the average are disabled once a year by boQt by the Much ad verse criticism resulted over this award and aV the time it was said that the boulevard lights cost the district BANDITS rbilL of 25 states haveendorsed OCUHXST8 AMD POLICE ENGAGE IN STREET gOOBMISH and eom its had numeroos small skirm this morning foUowlng a raid Ltebknecht bouse of Boebw organ Rote The authorities were seeking ms lal on which to base prosecution attempted high treason by dfe t Of torypamph They searched the place for OlQUni ftQu tfOOUfliU uy material to ffll two the 250 police len the house filled the peer at One officers helmet i knocked whereupon be drew i revolver and fired shots into the NAVAL GUARD naval guards unUmbered their ma chine guns and silenced a group of bandits yesterday when thelatter fired upon two steamers tnimging to the Standard Oil company of New The encounter took place on the TangtK river about 150 miles above News of the which reached here said the number of casualties was not The bandits opened fire on the steamers and the naval who had been placed aboard the ships to protect them from lawless then went tato The recent wave of banditry in AnJbweJLandKbuigra provinces has been as Seixure by a pirate gang of twelve vessels chartered by the Standard Oil company was reported at Can ton last FIND BODY OF MAN ON THOU FLOOR ROOF The body of a man was found this morning on the third flour roof at the rear of the Lake Michigan at Lake street and his An ttcence card found in indicated the man was Wimam of De An overcoat was found on a ra diator near the fire escape on the eighteenth floor of the and police evpremad their belief that he had junked from the Wanner got cold but Its not scri The doetori called it influen a aaiid Warmer year old negro it to the THAT OF WOT PITTSBURGH The Unit to body of ed States will be ftbuad beside that of bis the forpMr mam In a ceme tery here when it arrives from LOB where Ambassador Moore FORMER and children more than he Men and women on the average lose seven days each year from their regular duties because of years ago persons of mod erate means complained of the cost of being sick Just as they do Bert Caldwell of secretary of the American Hospital said In representing the CALIFORNIA LOS ern California today played host to and Calvin upon arrival Introduced them selves as tourists from New Eng The former president and first la ty arrived hi Los Angeles yester expressed surprise at the huge throng which greeted them at the admired Californias sun shine and were whisked away to the BUtmore hotel where Coolidge ooked over Ute pretentious suite en Although medical drug nursing service and hospital care were comparatively inexpensive 30 years they were more costly to Lhe patient than he Hi ness and convalescence were long drawn out infection after operations was and many avoidable deaths occurred as a result of wrong diagnosis or delayed According to the care of indigent patients thrown on the hospital amounts to 35 per cent of its operating cost hi addition to its expenses for supplies and and it is bis belief that this should be borne by the The cost of hospital care would be reduced by increasing the ward and semiprivate and educating the public to use accom modations within their gaged foFHiem and Oh we had not counted on a place like Coolidge let it be known he does not choose to talk while on his While here I will do anything but make a he We an here simply on a BRAVE BITTER COLD WEATHER DIGGING GOLD IN NEW FIELD Braving bitter weather which has varied from 30 to 68 degrees below zero while they seek quick prospectors on the scene ot the recent gold strike on Beaver Creek hi the Poorman today had dug to bed three feet carrying an estimated value of more than a foot Another hole was going which is expected to demonstrate the width of the pay while laymen were working up and down the stream to determine its Nearly everyone hi the Ruby dis about midway between here ynri is exercising menu for the fooetal here have not been ORDER ABANDONMENT OF GROUNDED SHIP ders to abandon ship went out from the bridge of the grounded Admiral Benson this morning as a heavy southeast wind rode In at dai driving before it a rain storm and heavy At five of the crew had left the stricken liner by breeches The others to leave within an ive his age as while his broth gave his as one year AND COOLIPQE and employed He contended that since the finance committee had taken no testimony on a in tariff it was un fair to reduce the aluminum levies QUEEN VICTORIA OF SWEDEN SAID TO BE SERIOUSLY ILL ROME Condition of fenen Victoria of Sweden was said V her Axel Munthc today to be A formal bulletin was given out to newspapers of prewar By a vote of 41 to 39 an amend ment jiMhipg the duty on crude aluminum from five to two cents was adopted late yesterday and im mediately afterward a second amendment cutting the tariff on sheet aluminum from nine to three and onehalt cents was the rates on aluminum cooking utensils were reduced from eleven cents a pound and 5i per cent ad to 25 per cent ad valorem with no fixed rate per pound mt wan approved by a vote of 41 to There was no record the sheet aluminum of the Under of The voting came after a heated debate which included many refer ences to Secretary Mdlon am charges of monopoly against the Aluminum Company of in which the secretary of the treasury and B said to be Senator Illi opposed the He thf nlninlmini Imfr capital investment of ASSAIL SECRECY OF POWER BOARD Objection Made To Policy of Confidential Hearings WASHINGTON lembers of the wriBte Interstate ommerce committee today assailed what they termed the power com missions policy of secrecy In con nection with applications for power LONDON Very little jrobably will be accomplished by five power naval conference dur ng the next week or until the French governmental brought on by defeat of Premier Andre Tar dieu in the chamber of is settled and a new cabinet is in Conference observers saw little prospect of improvement of the sit lation with advent of a new regime JQ It was be probably will succeed himself as and hang more tena than pypr to hta naval pro gram tons by The figure involves tons con Meanwhile the five power naval conference has become a four pow er naval Technically there is no French all having lost their status with resig nation of the kCuvei Only the experts and technical advisers remained in This development came at a time when the entire conference activities hinged upon and were built around the French Since the middle of last week when French demands for Just less than naval tons were made known the other naval powers have beenunable to pro ceed toward an realiz ing that unless France reduced its figures they would be forced into naval building program uhich probably would surpass any of their former Most Mark Georges French minister of acting on behalf of the French called on Ram say British premier this and informed him that pending a solution of the French political crisis the French would havetomarktime Leygues had hoped to return to Paris but last minute instruc tions ot who win act as premier until himself or another is itasigjsatedVbadehim remain London and act as observer at th Briand MKLPjcitrLwilLremain In Paris til a new cabinet is While this political wrench has damaged the enee machlnpry monkey confer part of it running today though greatly Prime MacDon ald asked Secretary Stimson and Foreign Minister Orandl to mee him this afternoon in the house o commons for without views of the FORMATION OF NEW POLITICAL PARTY BEING CONSIDERED new British political party was the hope today of Lord Canadian peer and newspaper whose cam paign for empire free trade has been rejected by the liber al and labor Lord Beaverbrook hopes for immediate membership of a hundred thousand men and women who have enrolled themselves as foundermembers of the empirs free trade He said he and his supporters had decided to launch a new calling it the United Empire since there was no hope in the old slaves to tradition and im pervious to new eat attached to this meeting partic ularly because it has been generally understood that Grand has been preparing to publish a statement o Italys This statemen would be in effect an answer to Frances claims for a tonnage o1 The American delegation met this morning under the leadership o Secretary Stimson and reviewed las nights conversations with the Jap anese regarding naval One of the first effects of the French crisis was the cancellation of a scheduled FrancoAmrican confer but the Americans filled hi their tffiae wilh and The Swedish colony here is con siderably as wrtl as King has spent the but few days at Her Majestys The King had planned to go to the Riviera a few days ago but re mained in Rome Giving out todays bulletin here instead of in ulieie they usually have been was Interpret ed by some as an indication of in creased gravity in the Queens long There win tune when the atheistic workers of the entire world will convert the Vatican inu a says the The mummy Roman Pope will be icier red with the mummy Siberian med icine nan as s monument to the thousand years old religious delus ion and The manifesto also urges all ers to Join the atheists and march forward toward new QUEEN MAY ANNUL THE BETROTHAL OF PRINCESS LLEANA is general expectation that an announcement will be made an nulling the engagement of Princess Ueana to young Count Hochberg after Queen Marie and her daugh ter retnrne from their oriental Roaring is available in official quarters with regard to the rupture ot the engagement but hi aristocratic rireJarJt was beard that the engage ment bad been made too hurriedly with inaafncient investigation of the Hochberg It as an unwise was re PETITIONS FIERY MANIFESTO FROM THE MILITANT ATHEISTIC UNION us as much as you please we will never turn from the path Kion for United States senator were shown us by cays a fiery manifesto issued by the imimn o Ill tant atheists today i the recent papal demmeiation of the Soviets for their attitude regarding FILED AT LAST MINUTE firing at mid night for the republican Lincoln Wislerr of Chica and Edward Brundage of Chi for the re nomination for congress were Patrick of ddeatco Bertha of and Robert of Appnxxbaate petitions are on test petition tiled was that of Jackson of nxwblietn candidate for exported motor ehi total valuation of the first nine The committee had hardly begun U general investigation of the pow er commissions activities before Chairman Couwns of the committee said the commission kept confiden tial memorandum and data on ap plications while they were under Senators Montana Wasblng and New immediately attacked the What I cant Wag ner is what there could be In any could be of such character the public should not know abont Charles solicitor for the that executive deter mines what Is to be kept Declaring in answer to questions he was personally opposed to the Russell said I think very government bureau in the United States ought to be free and open to every one who terest in it Couwns told other members of the committee that in transmitting records sought by the the commission explained they were not for Senator Wheel er then objected to what be said was the ban of Informs Leaders Tardinesf la Disturbing To ness Of Country AP After breakfast conference with congresM sional leaders today President er was represented by those attend ing the White House gathering beingj extranetr anxious that on the tariff pending in the be completed as quicker as Chairman 8neH of the boose ratal which tegliiatton in that said Hoover had expressed a desire that the ate be speeded alone with the tar iff bill and that the passed in some form or anottter and gotten out of the Besides those attending breakfast included Speaker Lone the house republican louse ways and means Senator Watson of the re Ciialiniait Btnoote of the senate finance and Chairman McNary of the sen ate agriculture Walter Hoovers ad ministrative also was pres Tilson said after the gath ering that there was but little for film to add to his announcement 08 Ovtef Fatienee CAFE ARE SI 50Foot Bar Among Proper ty Taken by Dry Agents NEW YORK Denud ed of its elaborate In cluding a 50foot hi a the Bedford a jxumlarBrookhm was guarded by federal prohi bition agenU today white Us owners face confiscation of their property for failure to pay liquor IT iijronrl tion administrator for tha New district and United States Attorney Amell of led 18 agents in a raid on the cafe A provision of the internal reve nue which permits raids with out search warrnnU the confiscation of property Includ ing the land where intoxicants are stored or dispensed without pay ment of the liquor tax was invoked against the who ac companied the raiders disconnected SUDDEN CHANGE IN PLANS LONDON A sudden change of plans of the French naval conference delegation today result ed in Georges Leygues leaving for Paris hi connection with the French government Previously he had been ordered to stay in London as a conference The French minister of marine accompanied by of the alternate the other alternate re mained SUSPEND NEGOTIATIONS LONDON Ambassador Pleuriau tonight advised the other delegations that France was sus pending all negotiations at the fittings and Photographers took pictures ot the interior of the place and of the Vans were backed up to the door and the Including the leath erupholstered lounges and other equipment were carted away to a government The value of the fittings was placed between and The bar was in a rear Three men were arrested on charges of selling and possessing Several weeks ago two wait ers were arrested hi the place on BLAMES HOOVER FOR REPUBLICAN CHAOS don naval conferenceeven ontech nical matters in view ot the cabinet crisis in JUSTICE HUGHES CALLS ON HOOVER WASHINGTON A dignified and distinguished man called on President Hoover to pay his He was Charles Evans the new chief justice of the United It was thellrst time that Hughes had seen the chief execu tive since the senate confirmed his nomination after a heated contest that lasted the better part of a After his call Hughes said the visit was purely for the purpose of paying his formal WASHINGTON Re presentative of the house democratic today de clared that lack of leadership hi the White House has resulted in a chaotic condition in republican ranks in the house and Referring to the breakfast at the White House this morning at which republican leaders in the senate and house discussed means of expediting the tariff bill and preventing a leg islative the Texan asserted the of uncertainty emanating White House has developed At that out of patience with the he warned that even after the acnate passed the tariff bin it would re quire several weeks to reach any sort of agreement between the widely va rying views of the senate and Snell said that the senate leaden had promised Hoover to con tinue to do the beat they but had emphasised that they were con fronted with difficulties hi not hav ing been able to master a of vote on many ot the tariff s 1 Hoe rules committee practically stid bouse anxtous that the mute get tno Iff out of the way so U could turn to other We went over this uatlon the he We promised him to could to hurry the primary thing to do is The chief it was under informed the congressional leaders that the failure ot ate to dispose of tariff was disturbing to the countrys bust ness The delay hi the passage of the tariff the congressional leaders were was holding up other Im portant ot including1 most of the proposals made by President Hoover in his annual mes sage and the recommendations of the Wickersham law enforcement commission to reorganize Senate leaders Informed President Hoover that the tariff bill probaUQr coud not be passed before declaring they were at the cy of the UNIFORM SCENT FARE ON STREET CARS AXD BUSES i The street railway commission today voted an equalized and uniform fare of 3 with free transfer privileges on both street and to become effective present fare is 6 crnu on street cars and 10 cents on with a one cent transfer COKONKB WHO SERVED FOR 45 TEARS SUCCUMBS NEW Ei corner of New Haven slnre 1889 and perhaps the longest hi service of any like official hi the United died In firmities or age had confined him to New Haven hospital for nearly two years but be remained mentally ac tive almost the end of his busy an4 Interesting In 35 1900 to 1825 reindeer population of Alu 190 has been uo leadership of the republican party since President Hoover entered the White Garner asserted in a There is not a leading public question on wliich the president is willing to make a suggestion or much less offera of his statements are they can be taken in two The street railway ally system Is DESPONDKNT DOMESTIC DROWNS SELF IN LAKE Tekla a drowned herself hi Lake Michigan Po lice learned that the had been having Men homesick since she to America an im migrant from Austria several years CONDITION UNCHANGED WASHINGTON AP1 Pby Kfanann William Howard Talt Mild in a bulletin today that Senator republican told Hoover that the tariff bin was In the of the republican Independentdam ocratic coalition which is now en gaged in paring down tariff Watson said there were innumer able additional amendments yet to be acted We have not got the votes in the the republican leader said after the We are at the mercy ot the coalition and I doct think we can get the tariff bill passed before March The breakfast conference was called this morning because appre hension over the legislative jam beginning to form in the Hoover summoned republican lead ers of both the house and the sen The house leaders complained bit terly over the long period taken by the senate in discussing the tariff and warned that the whole legislat ive program for session was be ing Tiie senate chieltains replied there was nothing to be done aboac it and placed lull responsibility on the co alition which has mustered a tna jonty on mas of the tariff votes in the who called the con ference with a view to expediting die legislative situation at the cap was represented as accepting the He is understood to be anxious for the passage of the tariff biiT regardless of time quired although he hopes for speedy FLAMES THREATEN BUSINESS SECTION which tor tour hours threatened the entire bostneaB metion of new port early ioday destroyed three buildings with an estimated loss ot Aid was summoned from four nearby The whipped by a east started m tba odd Pel a three wooden budding and spread to the Realty btuldlM and the adjoining merchants bjpck were forced ;