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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 10, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                Edited for the Home i XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY HOME ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE Or m Would G 0 P Name for Whit e House 7 f By CHARLES P STEWAUT 5WASHINGTON Jan P were nominating a evidential candidate today would fe nominee be Mr Hoover or Sen AViliiam E Borah politicians do not as ijme for a minute that precisely Mays conditions will prevail in the contrary they know KBatthe law of chances is all against i Just at 1his split second it is the vashington consensus that Senator Jorahhas scored a regular series perfect bullseyes of pop 3rity The senator normally is a pod marksman but he himself BUbiless realizes that so remark folean exhibition is more or less ac Idental occasion must be exactly The issue must be exactly Every shot must hitit ex Jjrtly right The audience must be the right frame of mind acclaim the stunt at its max imum value K is only a fluke when all these things happen simultaneously 8 They did happen so this time but telreffect will begin to wear off fesentJy It will not wear off alto ther but part ofit will Early in thereabouts the senator will aye to repeat his performance with 11 its accessories to spellbind th wuntry again at precisely the presi entiarjuncture and it is more than jestionable whether he can do it hatjs to say he may be able to peat the performance but the reaks will have to be in his favor the accessories rAtthe very best the odds would oilMr Hoover Still the senatoi ht hustle him MATOR BORAH has not pleased the politicians by any means f lias made a good many of then sore instead Rs the populace which applauds MACJAKT PTnPV TAW A A V T A VTTT A TIITi r MAbUM L111Y1UWAFRIDAY JANUARY 10 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 80 Diffe rences Still Unsettled HIT BY SI C allthat the senator politicians so long as imilUtvide Vrootinjy Si ijhj packedintt mighty allcompass 3E fact is that to the nonpolit lical bystander Senator Borah s his tremendously admirable mo ints The politicians declare cynically t his powerful utterances make difference with legislation They tho He had more than any er one man to do with throwing TO IAGE 5 COLUMN 2 BANDITS LOOT JAM OF bmdale Minn Institution Robbed Trio Flees in Car LLONSDALE Minn Jan 10 UP nree bandits held up the State of Lonsdale today and es rJ with approximately cash Two bandits masked en fred the bank while the third re ainea at the steering wheel of an utomobile in which the trio fled leasurely the bandits ft only about 5300 cash in the Ink Lonsdale is a community of tout 500 persons 50 miles south of e Twin Cities in Rice county Yes day a bandit obtained at i Ada National bank at Ada in rthwestern Minnesota to get in ahead of Mr J3ab Ve predict that the next time rcks get unreasonably high they eventually come Syndicate AUNT HET By Robert QuilJen 1 I didnt have no business gom to old man Smiths fu but Pel been needin a licjood cry for a week an 6uldntget started Death and Suffering Reported From Wide Area in Blizzard Jan 10 Again middle America finds herself robed in the ermine of winter snows A blizzard that was almost a twin of that which whirled over the same territory just before Christinas today had choked highways snapped communication lines and impeded commerce Two men were dead in Chicago one walking with nead bowed against the gale into the path of a train The other shoveling snow was struck down by a blizzard blinded motorist The prediction was that it might be a 36 hour snowstorm at least in the Chicago territory where traffic already was going forward with dif ficulty Seven thousand needy men in Chicago found it a silver snow fall giving them work with shovels Thousand1 Shovel One thousand men were turned into the loop alone and the roar of great trucks carrying the snow was added to the daily din of the business district Temperatures thruout themiddle west have been moderate hut start dowaward movement Temperatures in Chicago ranged around 15 above zero early today TheDakotas and Minnesota however had subzero readings tho none approaching the severe cold of the December wave From some parts of Illinois came reports of snow that lay 18 feet deep in the highways Tho official record ing of snow fall there was 76 inches slightly more than half as much snow as fell in the December blizzard Suffering in Suulli KANSAS CITY Jan JO Having endured three days of snow rain and sleet in one of the most widespread blizzards ever to strike the west the Rocky Mountain nncl southwestern states today faced a siege of cold over a region thous ands ofmiles square Thermometers which since Mon day have been dropping steadily stili were going down this morning Serious losses of livestock were re ported even in thesouthern states and Texas ornithologists reporieil the phenomenon birds moving TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 4 Will Rogers TOLEDO Jan passed thru Chicago Its not a boast its an achievement Thats big city Its growing by c a p s and mounds T h e snow was so deep Thursday the crooks couldonly iiit a tall man To try and dimin ish crime they hasno tax money All their in fluential men are engaged in tax exempt occupations What they got to do is to tax murder Put such a stiff tax on it that only the higher class gangsters can af ford it Its the riffraff that makes any business disreputable Yours WILL RC JERS GRIME REPORT DUE ON MONDAY Prohibition Investigation to Be Made Public by President WASHINGTON Jan 10 President Hoover will send reports of the law enforcement commission to congress Monday It was said at the white house that the president would place the various administrative officials ot the government at the disposal of the house committees dealing with prohibition questions The further statement was made that the white house felt the ques tion was one of parliamentarypro cedure and desired only expedition of legislation and would adapt itself entirely to Hie wishes of the House leaders in any methods they might adopt for early consideration of pro posals Woman Killed Husband Wounded by Crazed Man TOLEDO Ohio JanT 10 Mrs Mabel Follett 25 was shot and killed and her husband Kenneth 27 wounded seriously this morning when a crazed roomer broke into heir bedroom The roomer Fred Stahl 45 then committed suicide Follett was taken to a hospital His ondition wag critical I dbnt know why he did it unless he was crazy Follett said j Happy are those who marry oung enough and innocent enough o think no others kisses could af ford a Review STiLL DOUBTFUL Observers Hesitate to Predict Outcome of WASHINGTON Jan 10 Sharply conflicting viewpoints added zest today to the senates seething controversy on the sugar tariff and wrapped in obscurity any definite alignment of votes that riight be forming below the surface turmoil of debate With the outcome thus cloaked in doubt a close watch was main laiued for any indication of what might be expected when the time for roll call balloting arrives but the best informed of observers in cluding many members of the sen ate were reluctant to make a pre diction At the core of the controversy lay the question of how great a duty is to be levied against sugar imported from Cuba Under present law the rate is 176 ceats a pound d in contrast wifi this figure the house approved a rate of 240 cents and the senate finance committee voted for a tariff of 220 cents Senator Ransdell democrat of Louisiana a state with a greater production of cane sugar than any other in the union led an aggressive campaign for adoption of the rate sponsored by the h7use Onthe other hand Senator Harri son of Mississippi a democratic spokesman ca questions of finance and tariff advocated a continuance of the present rate of 176 On the republican side Chairman Smoot of the finance committee in charge of tho tariff and a spokes man for the old guard republicans favors the 220 cent rate approved by his committee Senator Vanden burg of Michigan who ig identified with the young republican faction favors the committee fate and has asserted that unless adeqivle pro tection is given the beet sugar in dustry is dead in Ohio Michigan and Indiana WITH PRES Only a Difference of Opinion Long worth Says VyASHINGTON Jan 10 Speaker Longworth said today that he desired to make it clear that there was no breach of prohibition policy between the house republican leaders and President Hoover House republican leaders he said had only differed with President Hoover on the question of how to handle proposed legislation for the transfer of the prohibition units from the treasury tothe justice de partment It was just a difference of opin ion he said Representative Tilson of Con necticut republican floor leader is sued a statemerit in which he said that so far as he had been able to learn there was no opposition whatever to the tranfer desired by the president ByRICHARD TURNER Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON Jan 10 Op ofhouse administration leadership today presented a formidable ob stacle to the fulfillment of Presi dent Hoovers desire for a joint con gressional committee to study the question of prohibition enforcement Chairman Snell of the all power ful rules committee thru which all house legislation must pass was sponsor for the statement that re TUKN TO JAGE 3 COLUMN Playmate of Former SpanishKing Dies in Evanston Home EVANSTON 111 Jan 10 Dr Edwin James Gardiner 73 a boyhood playmate of the late King Alfonso XII of Spain died yester day Dr Gardiner born in Wash ington was reared in Madrid court circles where his father was in the diplomatic service Playing in the royal gardens he became a close friend of the future king Small Baby Dies SCHEFPIELD Jan community joins Mr and Mrs J C Carlson in sympathy for the loss of their baby daughter Jeane Maxine Carlson who was born on Dec 1M and died on Saturday Jan 4 Short funeral services were held on Mon day and burial was made at the cemetery at Thornton KWKHAir Language Is Up for Probe WASHINGTON Jan 10 promise that attention would be given soon to protests against the use of alleged profane language over radio station KWKH at Shreveport La was made today to the senate interstate commerce committee by Chairman Robinson of the radio commission Robinson who appeared before the committe witness on the Couzens communications bill told Senator Dill democrat Washington tht the commission fiad a sworn statement as to language being used Dill has been voicing protests on the senate floor against the station which is operated by W K Hen derson Dill observed that the situa tion he complains of had been gong on for some time and that it was getting worse lately adding he was anxious to know why the com mission had not takerf action Robinson said Henderson had been on the carpet within the last year but had proved an audience of 160 000 wanted the station continued The radio chairman also said that two senators and several represen tatives had testified Uiat Henderson was not guilty of using the language he was accused of Dill remarked the languageat that time probably was not as bad as now but Robin son replied there had been consider able testimony about the words used INJURIES PROVE FATAL Fruiik JB Howard editor of Elnm New Era mul noted North Iowa democratic leader who lied Friday afternoon 11 more than two hours after ho had Jccn struck by n train U llic station cross iurr n Flmn FOLSOM PRISON RIOTERS HANGED Walter Burke and James Gregg Ring Leaders Put to Death FOLSOM PRISON Cal Jan 10 E Burke and James Gregg two of the ring leaders of the Folsom prison riot in which 11 personr were killed Thanksgiving day 1927 were hanged here today Burke dropped thru the gallowo floor at a m and was pro nounced dead at a m Gregg was dropped at a m and was declared dead at a m REQUISITION FOR HUGKINS ASKED Cedar Rapids Men Make Bond for Son of Fin ancier CEDAR RAPIDS Jan 10 Requisition papers for the return of Elmer S Huckins and his wife Amelia former Wautoma Wis res idents were requested of Governor Hammill today by County Attorney Carl Hendrickson The Huckinses indicted yesterday on charges of obtaining money under false pre tenses As soon as the papers are re ceived Hendrickson suid he would submit them to Governor Kohler of Wisconsinfor his signature He then will go to WautoSta and seek their arrest on bench warrants from the district court here S J Milner attorney for Huckins told Hendrickson today that Mrs Huckins would surrender without the formality of an arrest or CM tradition but Hendrickson said he preferred to obtain the papers Elmer Huckins is to appear in the Wautoma court next Tuesday on charges of being a fugitive from justice Milner indicated today bail woulrl be furnished for both Mr and Mrs Huckins Their son George today was fret on bond but continued to rest in St Lukes hospital where he has been recovering from anervous condition flnce bis return from Excelsior prings Mo last Sunday Freight Steamer Is Grounded Off Rhode Island in Dense Fog BLOCK ISLAND R I Jan 10 freight steamer Edward Luckenbach New York to Boston grounded on southwest point here at oclock this morning in a dense fog and with a heavy swell running Shortly before U oclock when the coastguard put out to her assistance the ships officers re ported the craft taking water rap idly by the bow WOMAN SCORES LOBBYPROBER Publicity Worker Says Pro cedure Has Become a Mockery WASHINGTON Jan 10 Gladys Moon Jones the only woman to be questioned by the senate lobby committee went on the stand with a stotement today in which she sharply criticised the committees procedure and asserted it had de generated into mockery of the bill of rights Mrs Jones publicity worker for the United States Sugar associa tion which opposes a raise in sugar tariff rates said the committee could have performed a public ser vice but had succeeded in warning vicious lobbies to be more secretive She also asserted that the chief purposes of the committee seemed to have been to create political dif ficulties for President Hoover and to whitewash the 25 years activ ities In Washington the domestic sugar interests v Mrs Jones told the committee her salary from the sugar association was week and that it also paid the office expense which ranged between 100 and 700 a week The willies1 snid she issued news releases advocating a low sugar duty in the tariff bill She added thai she also had handled publicity for the American Chamber of Com merce of Cuba Floischman Yeast and the Ford Motor company Mitchell Board Plans to Gravel 36 Miles in County in New Season OSAGE Jan trustee from each of the 15 townships the board of supervisors and the county en gineers met Tuesday in the court house to plan for the road work to be done in 1930 The amount of ork will largely depend upon the funds available in each township They are planing to gravel about 38 miles and to grndc approximately 43 miles Paris Turns Down Romes Naval Parity Two Countries to Enter Con ference With Pessimistic Attitude DOME Jan 10 and France will go to tlio five power naval conference at London ctfRven ingJan 21 with problems partic ular to themselves unsettled and the lines of disagreement in their viewpointa drawn more definitely than at any time before Publication here of the gist of the French note of Jan 3 to the Italian government disclosed that the Paris government rejected the Italian proposition of naval parity a funda mental Italia thesis for further ne gotiation France Italy Uoulitlul It was made known that the for eign ministry regarded the French repuy as a rupture of negotiations which have gone on for many weeks between the two countries The failure whether momentary or permanent gave rise to doubt of success in this capital about that part pf the London naval program especially affecting France and Italy The officia attitude generally was pessimistic There still ispossibility that an agreement may be reached when Dino Grandi Italian foreign min ister meets Aristide Briand French foreign minister at the meeting of the leagutjgf nations couhcil at CLAIM PLOT OF FELLOW OFFICER TO KILL GARVIN Detroit Inspector Accused ofAttempting to Slay CoWorker Jan 10 Detroit M News today said that an inves tigation carried on by high police officials into the shooting last week of JnrAectlr Henry J Garvin head of the police crime and bomb squad has brot out the charge that the attack was part of the plot of a jealous police inspector in the same department The newspaper states that Detec tive Adolph Van Coppenolle of the blackhand squad Wednesday ac cused one of fe inspectors at police headquarters oC having engineered a plot by gunmen to slay Inspector Garvin Subsequently Coppenolle is said to have contradicted his story and charged that the whole affair was a pki on the part of Inspector Gar vin to undermine the accused in spector in the eyes of iiis superiors Hand in hand with these two di vergent accusations the story states that there is the charge of another the accused inspector and another high official to hush up the whole affair by making promises of future favors based on assumed influence with MayorKlect Charles Bowles whose administration take office next week PRINCESS DOWRY UP IN MILLIONS Prince Humbert Gets Large Amount With Belgian Bride ROME Jan 10 Jose of Belgium who Wednesday became the bride Crown Prince Humbert brot as her dowry it was said in diplomatic circles today 50000000 Belgian francs or about 56500000 This together with the crown princes own private properties in cluding Racconingi castle which by itself is one of the largest estates in the world forms such a substan tial patrimony as to give the new lyweds an independent status equal to if not surpassing thrft of most Iftiropcan royalties FRANK HOWARD STRUCK WHILE CROSSINGTRAGK Veteran Editor Succumbs in Hospital After Accident pLMA Ian E Howard 55 veteran editor of the Elma New Era died about oclock this afternoon in n hospital here of injuries received when he was struck by a Great Western freight train at the station crossing shortly after noon Mr Howard was on his way homn from his office for lunch when he was struck The editor walked safely past one string of cars but apparently did not notice the approach of the train on the second track He was knocked to the brick platform of the station Hud Fractured Sliull Train attendants and others rushed him to a hospital where phy sicians said his chance for recovery was slight He is believed to have re ceived a fractured skull Mr Howards four children Row ley a student at the University Minnesota A C of Mason City Wesley Sparta Wis and a daugh ter Millicent St Paul were notified of the accident and were on theiri way to theiv fathers home lfcLong Dbiuaurut Sir Howard was a lifelong dem ocrat His newspaper vas one of the thiee or four most effective pleaders of the Jerri ocratiicfl use In the jffia wheVhe on posed Gilbert N Haugen for con gressman in1926 he was able to present a greater strength than any democratic candidate of recent years As a member of the democratic state central committee ho at tended numerous political conven tions one of the last of which was the one in Houston in which Al Smith became the party standard bearer While there he made the acquaintance the famous Will Rogers and his account of the in terview was one of the most doli cious pieces of reading that eman ated from the Texas city during the convention In recent months Mr Howard took an active interest in the Uppct Mississippi national park project having attended the meetings and tours arranged for boosting the pro ject He held a wide acquaintance among the newspapermen or the state Mr and Mrs A C Howard ac companied by Leo Carle GlobeGa zette composing room foreman hur ried to Ema shortly after receiving word of the tragic accident encoun tered by Mr Hpwards father but they were barely out of Mason City when word was received in the GlobeGazette office that the pub lisher had breathed his last The son popularly known as Prenchy has been a member of the linotype operating staff here for several years Weath IOWA FORECAST Probably Julp Friday night nnd Saturday Soino cloudiness riffng LOCAL STATISTICS GlobsGazette weather figures 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday mornlng JHuyirniUM Thursday i Above minimum in Nifflil 4 Below At 8 A Friday 1 Ahovc 5 of an Imrli of Sunn 012 of an Inyli of Precipitation Surely there was nothing about the weather dealt out Thursday night to invite that robin which was seen in Wllchvootl Friday morn ing The minimum was 3 degrees lower than on the previous night and lacked only 4 degrees of the lowest of 1930 There was a scant inch of snow on the ground Friday morning1 the wind was out of the south and the sun broke thru the clouds about midforenoon   

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