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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 2, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                vS A North Iowas Edited for the Home EDITION VOL XXXVI gJvg CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 2 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 73 Vare Votes New Worry May Give Trouble at Election Time Says Stewart BANDITS HOLD UP AUTOISTS By CHAULES P STKWAKT f WASHINGTON Jan 2 CPAJ Senators W B Pine Okla Ihoma and Thomas D Schall are supposed here in Washington to have a couple of ahead of them to hold their legislative seats in the big i house on Capitol hill Both their terms expire together rith about 30 other senators it J noon March 3 1931 Unless they are next spring and rc lelected in the fall we shall not have them with us after that From all accounts neither one Twill have a walkover From the Mississippi headwaters nd f rom the land of the Cherokee s jthe Creeks and the Chickasaws klpome reports of competition for i them in their respective primaries jln case they win these they may hard fights for victory ia No lVemher Oklahoma ia not securely nor is Minnesota Half the formers senatorial represen democratic half of thc liters is farmerlaborite a kB1 course Senator Pines politi cal future Is exclusively Okla Ihomas business Senator Schalls is kjxclusively Minnesotas Nevertheless it would be a burn jing shame if their homefqlk should mistakenly penalize them for as fine an exhibition of courage as Washington has seen in a long time Mid it might happen Senators Pine Ind Schall voted in bad company ras their western constituencies are apt to sort out sheep and goats on he William S Vare they pted gloriously on the right side The idea is beginning to soak into flhe average congressional head It ight to be made clear in Oklahoma Sid too Political cour 1e is too rarea quality not to be ppreciated by the electorates which id its possessors tothe United ates senate Whatever Oklahomas and Min Ipritas next years results Sena Pine and Schall assuredly do deserve defeaton the ground Jit they voted to accept William f Vare of Pennsylvania as a fellow India Are Asked to Resign fares nomination and election re irregular every such argumeal d against him was twofold ap able to the credentials of Joseph DBN TO PAGE 4 BRITISH PRINCE READY FOR TRIP jteir to Throne Will Continue Hunting in South Africa LONDON Jan 2 Princi f Wales was back in London todaj ffter spending the holidays with his larents at Sandringham to make final preparations for beginning o lis African trip and to say goodbye o friends He will leave tomorrow from louthampton aboard the Kenilwortt astle to resume the jaunt inter pted last year with illness of Kin George He will go first to Cape iwn and returning to Englam irobably in April He expects to d onsiderable huntingwhile away He sails aboard the Kenilwort iCastle as an ordinary salon pas enger all ceremony being ignore lin accordance with his own wish The liner will carry about 500 pas icngers most of them tourists He will take his meals in the ordi lary diningsalon otherwise sharin lie ships ordinary accommodations he only exception will be when h cps for 3 bedstead has been pro for his stateroom in place o he usual bunk 1 AUNT HET ft By Robert Quillcn They used to think a jirl was immodest if her showed she looks indecent if dont NEW PARTY HAS ORGANIZED FOR INTENSIVE FIGHT AntiGandhi Faction Is After Quick Inde pendence AHORE India Jan 2 new working committee of the ndian national congress today de cided to authorize the president of the congress to call upon all native congressmen in the various legisla ures to resign immediately The action will be the first step in the move to gain independence for India hru noncooperation with the Brit sh governmental machinery The committee also fixed Jan 26 as date for a nationwide demon stration in support of the congress new was defined as Puran Swaraj or complete inde endence A small deputation of the working committee considered It desirable to wait before giving such definite shape to the policy of civil dis obedience so as to see whether any future repressive action of the gov ernment could be made an issue for civil disobedience on an individual or mass scale Bio re Intensive Fight LAHORE India Jan 2 left wing of the India national con who think Mahatma 3andhi does not go far was prepaiCEdJtoday to wage an TOWN PROTESTS CONVICTION OF MAYOR COUNCIL of complete independence for India landhis plan is to obtain independ ence gradually thru noncoopera tion with the British government Led by Grinalvass Aiyengar a rump congress was held yesteday upon dispersal of the regular meet ing and what was termed a demo cratic party within the congres sional ranks formed The new party was compared by its leader to the independent labor party in England which forms the teft wing of the regular labor party lie and Subash Bose another leader said the party would carry on with the program of national congress but might differ on details while in dorsing principle 30 Members Withdraw The rump session had its begin ning in withdrawal of 30 members from the congress when the minor ity failed to gain representation on the new working committee of the congress whose membership was dictated by Mahatama Gandhi One of the first acts of the con gress was to entertain a motion of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru for a res olution warning subscribers to In dian loans that debts incurred in the present administration by other than purely Indian national inter ests would be repudiated by a na tional government if it came to pow er The new party will hold a meet ing in February Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Jan Went to the big football game at Pasadena between the Presby terians of Pitts burgh and the Methodists o f Los Angeles yesterday This game didnt de cide anything but the protes tant champion ship of a 100 per cent Cath olic football na tion It certain ly was a hot day Even the old timers that came to this country in the early days with Mary Plckford and Bill Hart say they never saw a hotter day This game wound up the most suc cessful financial season that higher education has experienced since they took professors out of universities and replaced them wjth coaches Yours WILL ROGERS CHECK UP RUM RUNNING DEATHS PROBE SHOOTING OF DOPE AGENT Fellow Officer Held in Jai for New Years Eve Trouble SEATTLE Jan 2 inves tigation by federal officers into the shooting of Philip L Jourdin gov ernment narcotic agent by a fel low officer J L Jensen got under way hero today Jourdin who was shot in the ab donTen New Years eve remained In p critical condition in a hospital while his assailant was held in jail on open charges The shooting took place in front of Jourdins home Mrs Jourdin said her husband and Jensen re turned late apparently having been working together on a govern ment case and that Jensen was In toxicated The men came into the house and later returned to their car at the curb where Jensen opened fire on Jourdin Jensen dis appeared and later was arrested by police Efforts to question Jensen yes terday officers said proved use less Jourdins condition was such that he could not be questioned Practice flights across the At lantic are dangerous Failure leaves no opportunity for trying to Hoover for Executive Clemency MULLAN Idaho Jan 2 petition protestingagainst the conviction of the mayor city coun cilmen and chief of police of Mullan on a charge of conspiracy to violate the federal prohibition law and seeking presidential clemency for them was being circulated here to day A group of citizens led by J Wilcox cashier of the First Nation al bank o Mullan circulated the petition saying they intend to pres ent it to President Hoover The city officials were found guilty in federal court at Coeur DAlene last Sunday for conspiring to violate the federal dry law by licensing various business places in Mullan and using the fees for mu nicipal expenses Some Paid 525 Monthly The government charged that liquor dispensaries gambling places and disorderly houses had been pro tected by the license system whicn assessed some business places as much as a month The prosecu tion concluded however that no one personally profited by the sys tem fees of which were used to pay the expenses of the municipality and to replenish an exhausted city treas ury All th officials convicted were sentenced to federal prison or to jails for terms ranging from 10 1UUNTO PAGE 1 COLUMN 3 Killing of three rum runners taking a liquor cargo toward New port R I causes district attorneys both federal and state to probe statements of lone survivor critically injured that coistguard cutter 290 fired without warning Top photo shows the machine gnii which killed the three men lower photo shows coastguard cutter 290 In set left John Goulart of JTuirliaven Mass and right Jake Wcls man of Providence It I two of the three men killed ALCOHOLLEAKS BIGGEST WORRY Permit System Due for Thoro Investigation Is Belief By FRANCIS M STEPHENSON Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON Jan 2 Industrial alcohol leaks are re garded by President Hoovers law enforcement commission and con gressional dry loaders as prohibi tions most difficult problem Out of the whirl of holiday discus sion nnd controversy among the drys this fact has been agreed upon by all factions The law enforce ment commission has set itself to inqylring into the situation but the preliminary report of the commis sion to congress will not touch upon Described by Senator Borah of Idaho as a scandal the adminis tration of the permit system where by industrial alcohol is distributed to business is due for a thoro inves tigation and already rumors of grave disclosures in this inquiry have been heard HOLD PAIR IN lOWANS DEATH Man Shot During Holiday Party Near Fort Wayne Ind FORT WAYNE Ind Jan 2 A New Years celebration which cost the life of Robert W Tisdale 31 of Union Iowa resulted in the filing of murder charges against his companions who are being held in jail here today Tisdales body was found with a bullet thru the head in a contrac tors field house hero yesterday Tisdale and his companions John P Shaffer 27 of Woodstock 311 and Charles W Harris 2S of Win amac Ind were employes of thc Pennsylvania road here and roomed together Shaffer and Harris admitetl being with Tisdale when he was killed but they claimed the shooting was accidental They said all of them had been drinking and bad decided to celebrate the New Year by shoot ing out the lights in the field house Street Car Bombing Breaks Out Again in New Orleans Trouble NEW ORLEANS Jun 2 the latest violence attendant on thc six months old streetcar striko here two trolleys have been bomb ed the second blast occurring in a distant section while authorities were investigating the first in thc downtown district The bombings last night fol lowed the dynamiting of one car on Tuesday night Police have an nounced they will arrest suspects under an old state law providing the death penalty for such vio lence To Stage Flying Test IOWA CITY Jan 2 ful aviation enthusiasts will have an opportunity to display thoir handicraft here tomorrow night in a flying contest for model planca sponsored by the local national contest of the organization to be held at Aurora Til next August HOPKINS GIVEN LEAVE BY CITY City Engineer to Act as Manager Pro Tern of Mason City City Manager P F Hopkins was granted a leave of absence for the purpose of recuperating his health by the city council in session Thurs day afternoon The motion to relieve the city manager of his duties for a short time was made by Mayor E S Selby and seconded by L P Covirshon councilman The mayor slated that all departments in thc city govern ment were operating smoothly The council also passed a motion naming C H Stevens city engineer ncity manager pro tern Mr and Mrs Hopkins plan to leave Thursday night for Tucson Ariz where they will be for a month or two because of the illness of Mr Hopkins They will be ac companie by a friend from Ames their former home Th eity manager who has gen erally been in good health has been confined to his home recently by ill ness and rest has been prescribed by his DETROIT POLICE INSPECTOR SHOT FROM GANG CAR Official Was to Testify in Trial of Study Club Owner DETROIT Jan 2 Henry J Garvin head of the crime and bomb squad of the De roit police department was shot twice shortly after 8 a m by a rroup of men in a large black sedan who drove beside thc inspectors car and fired 12 shots An 11 year old jirl struck by one of the bullets was said to be dying The inspector is known to have been a marked man in the citys un derworld since the organization of the crime and bomb squad two years ago The aquad was organized to rid the city of racketeers and hijackers Girt Struck by Bullet The wounded girl is Lois Bartlett who was hit in the head and arm Garvins condition was said to be serious but not critical He was able to give police details of the shoot ing Inspector Garvin who is JO years old has been with the police depart ment since 1914 and held the rank of inspector since September 1927 when the crime and bomt squad was formed He has had 11 Jmeritorious mentions and five cita tions for distinguished service Inspector Garvin was to have ap pfeiireuas witness L this morning in the trial of Martin Cohn proprietor of the Study club who is charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the fire at that cabaret Sept 20 in which 23 persons lost their lives From his bed in receiving hospital Garvin gave an account of the shooting Noted Investigator This car came up behind me ho said I swung over so the driver could pass but he got beside me for n few feet Then there was thc crack of a pistol and a bullet hit me in the neck I dropped behind the wheel of the car and felt it bump over the TUKN TO 4 COLUMN 2 May Unearth Sodom Ruins in Palestine JERUSALEM Jan 2 aeologists working in Palestine onder whether the ruins of Sodom which the Bible says was so wicked it was burned to the ground finally have been found A expedition of the Pontificial Bible Institute of Jerusalem exca vated ruins of a city hitherto un known to science in which all houses and buildings were covered by large layer of ashes Investigators taking note of relics found assumed the place was burned in the bifinze age and never has been inhabited since The relics included broken pottery a few vases and flint instruments Among the ruins was an acient wall built partly of stone and partly of bricks The ruins arc located in the east ern plain of the Jordan about six kilometers north of the Dead sea They were located by accident when members of a Pontificial Biblical Institute party found some Hint oh jects and potsheards where their tents were located Father Malloy heading the in said it was too early to classify the ruins as those of Sodom The Bible records a visitation of fire and brimstone on Sodom and it twin city Gomorrah because of the wickedness of their inhabitants CAR IS STOLEN BY BANDITS ON ROAD TO OSAGE Austin Couple Forced to Accompany Bandits Thru Town OSAGE Jan Saunders of Austin Minn and a woman companion traveling in a Hudson coupe were held up on the highway two miles fropi here last night and robbed of their car The couple in the coupe attempted o pass another car a Hudson cdan when thc three occupants of he latter car signaled to Saunders and his companion to stop This Saunders refused to do In stead he put on more speed The bundit auto did likewise and when only a short distance behind them fired H few shots in the general di rection of the leading automobile With the firing of the shots be icyed here to have been from a ma chine gun Saunders halted his car on the side of the road The pursuing automobile drew up alongside of it one of the oc cupants got out approachedSaun ders and ordered him and his com panion from their auto and tolri them to get in tha bandit car One of the bandits then got in Saunders car and the two automo biles drove on to Osage thru tha main street of the town and on to a point five miles west Here Saunders and the woman were put out of the car and forced to start on foot back to Osage The bandit auto and Saunders ma chine were last seen heading rap idly down the roao Saunders and the woman caught a ride back to Osage where they reported the holdup then returned to their home in Austin BOMB BRINGS Police Arrest Man Seeking Valuables in Omaha Library OMAHA Jan 2 cap tured a prowler suspect in thc pub lic library here early today At po lice headquarters Frank 6i a draftsman told police that thc quest of his nocturnal search was n collection of rare coins valued at He was surprised by a squadron of police summoned when Collins unknowingly set off a bur lar alarm 2 Uriid in Rus Accident RICHMOND Ind Jan 2 Two persons were killed and sev eral were injured when a motor bus ran off a road 35 miles cast of Iierc carlv this mornintr NEW ATTORNEYS FOR 01 TO BE SEL No Evidence Present Of ficials Fail to Do Duty UTASHINGTON Jan 2 announcing today that 35 va cancies among United States dis trict attorneys were soon to be filled Attorney General Mitchell said that he had no evidence of any kind that the present district at torneys were not doing their duty showed that groveinment to be m U S IN ACGOID Jan 1 Ultimatum Only Start ing Point for Nego tiations WASHINGTON Secretary Stimson said today hat a study of the recent Chinese proc lamation on extraterritoriality Dthers Injured When Christ mas Package Explodes in Womans Hands j SEAT PLEASANT MB Jan 2 deadly bomb in the gay and innocent guise of a belated Christmast gift brot swift death to a young wife and severe injuries to a group of relatives who had gath ered for a family New Year party But scant clews were left for thc guidance of the police searching to day for some trace oC the per petrator The dead woman was Mrs Naomi Hall Brady 18 married last June to Herman Brady 22 Mitchellville farmer The injured numbered eight and included thc girls mother Mrs John Hall who is expected to re cover her grandmothersix broth ers nnd sisters three of whom arc in a serious condition and the son a whose hurts were slight SearchingKor House The tragedy took place shortly after breakfast yesterday The ack TURIV TO PAGE 4r COLUMN 3 The attorney general said thc lu vacancies were due to the expira tion of terms of office and he added that he had recfiived no statement from Senator Borah with regard to the latters charges that there werewide open saloons in the dis tricts of about 17 district attorneys Mitchell however said that a sur vey was being made of the activi ies of the district attorneys and that immediate action would follow Heir of Foch Promoted to Be Chief of General Staff PARIS Jan 2 Maxine Weygand considered the military heir of Marshal Foch to day wan officially named chief of the French army general staff His promotion has Dcen known gener ally since last March General Wey gand was Marshal Kochs chief of staff in 1915 and was a member of thc French delegation to the infton conference in 1921 accord with he American position on abolition of these rights Reports from China that the act ion of the Nanking government was taken to end aJl extraterritorial rights Jan 1 Stimson said were not borne out by the text of proc lamation which he interpreted to mean that the Chinese wished Jan I to be the starting point for grad ual elimination of the extraterri torial rights of the foreign powers any evidence of laxity Twelve dis keep irict attorneys have been replaced since Mitchell took office and of these one was removed from office Some of the appointments thc atMinister Wu of lorney general said are expected tn be sent to thc senate soon after it reconvenes Thc attorney general said that one of the difficulties faced by the offices of the district attorneys was due to a large turnover among the assistants to the Unitecl States at torneys He said that because of I low salaries 25 to 30 per cent of them resigned to accept more lucra tive positions ing with the conversations which liave been conducted in Washington between the state department nnd Wea WouldBe Rescuers Again Waiting for Better Arctic Weather NOME ALASKA Jan 2 Weather permitting two powerful cabin planes piloted by Canadian aviators arc expected here from Fairbanks today to search for Carl Ben aid in the Eielson find Karl Borland Arctic airmen lost in the wastcs of northeastern Si beria The plnnef are built to give the pilots the utmost protection pos HJWc from the elements irc equip ped with motors which will enable them to fly under adverse condi tions nnd are large enough to carry the necessary supplies of gasoline In iiiHlco the WO miiei from Teller Alaska to North Cape Siberia where the fur trailing ship Nanuk is locked in the ice and still have fuel left for extensive scouting op ejalion Eielson and Borland were fiying to the Nanuk when they were lost IOWA FORECAST Iurtly cloudy to cloudy Thursday night and Frldiiy colder Friday iincl in west nnd north portions Thursday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 o clock Thursday morning Warmest Wcdnesclny 3fi Coldest in Night 22 At 8 A M Thursday 32 If the weather man meant cooler weather he was right in his prediction as to New Years day But if he had In mind cold weath er he was wrong dead wrong The records will show that there have been few New Years day in history with a maximum higher than 3C This wns r degrees under the mark established the previous day and the nights minimum was 0 degrees lower than that of New Years eve   

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