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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 15, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                v i Iowas Edited for the Home f HOME EDITION IFY21 XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 15 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS 34 Coolidge to Be Judge Stewart Thinks For mer President May Be Named By CHAULES t STEWART ASHINGTON Jan 15 ExPresi dent Coolidge is believed by quite a few tolerable reliable political mind readers to be saving himself for a seat in the United States Su preme court The fact that he shows no enthu siasm for t h i s years republican senatorial nomi nation In Massa chusetts is no proof of it to be sure Forlorn hopes never have seem ed to have much appeal to Mr Coolidge He prefers ito be mighty certain in advance of landing any office that he goes rafter v perhaps that the Bay statt G O Ps chances of succeeding the retiring Senator Frederick H v Uillett with another republican are quite dubious enough to be referred Xo as a forlorn hope Still a 5050 deadlock is about bestthe G O P can claim in that commonwealth anyway t The situation speaks for itself if Anyone questions it David I Walsh one of Massachusetts senators fight now is a demcibiAt The state went for Al Smith in 1328 0NE might guess that Mr Cool idge would be an especially strong senate candidate i qpmewhat better than the TGp P could get him to make the states own particular es Vesident Some kick about that J On the other hand it doubtless I would be an exceptionally bitter pill NMr Coolidge in the circum Votances to ask Massachusetts vot to send him to the senate and bejifen t the NorthamptpVilanss re be to try for a toga means he has the supreme court in mind Pos il sibly hesimply a poor time to seek anything elective a republican It may be that Mr Coolidge has mentioned the supreme court to it has leaked out Turn o Page 5 Column 1 ARREST 1000 KOREAN YVUTHS Enrollments at 13 Colleges and Schools Have De claredStrike SEOUL Korea Jan 15 thousand Korean students ing 250 girls were arrested today as the result of a strike in 13 col leges andhigh schools including two American mi ionary institutions The strike involved students esti mated to number 10000 It occurred during the post holi day examinations and ostensibly out of sympathy for the 900 students arrested last month The December strike was said to have been due to long standing quarrels between Jap and Korean students of the middle schools Many of those arrested last month still are in prison Japanese author 4 Jties believe the new strike wasen hgineered by a secret society witti rtcommunist tendencies lOWANS JAIL Mo ve to Increase Border Patrol FIRST STEP IN HOOVER LIQUOR POLICY STARTS Immigration Officials in Effort to tighten Border Laws By WALTER CHAMBLIN Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON Jan 15 Steps necessary to muster a miniature army to patrol one of the longest boundaries any nation ever has attempted to guard claimed the attention today of the house immi gration committee as it moved to carry out the Hoover prohibition en forcement reorganization program Taking the lead over other com irittees which must pass upon var ious phases of the program Chair man Johnson summoned Commis sioner Hull of the immigration bu reau and other officials of the labor department for questioning More Than 100 Votes In the house a group of wet members returned to their discus son of prohibition at an informal conference In recent years there has been an unofficial committee in thehouse known as that favoring modification of the prohibition law It is known that some of its mem bers npw feel it should announce a definite aim and work to that goal Some members of the committee tave advocated that a partic Fire Causes Loss of 1 AUNT HET ByRobert Quillen I tried to shame that triflin Jones girl by tellin her she didnt have a thimble full o brains but she didnt know what a thimble out and every effort to obtain a roil call vote Those of thisithbt contend that considerably more than 100 votes could be mus tered in support of such a move Dry Is Leader It is admitted in many quarters at the capitoi that such a record vote in the house would be of para Turn to Page 5 Column 1 CRESTON MAN IS SHOT TO DEATH Woman Wounded and An other Man Injured During Mysterious Fight CRESTON Jan 15 Hinchman owner of a bakery here was killed by bullet wounds re ceived in a mysterious shooting at 8 am Mrs Sam Heriford received four bullet wounds and her husband received a blow on the head appar ently from a stove poker Mrs Heriford is in a criticarcon dltion at a localhospital while her husband dazed and unable totell any of the circumstances surround ing a fight that police believe pre ceded the shooting Is being held for investigation Hinchman and Mrs Heriford were said by officers to have been shot by1 a 32 caliber pistol which was found lying beside Hinchman A 7yearold daughter of the Her ifords was believed by police td have witnessed the fight but she had gone to a friends house before officers arrived and had not been questioned nearly two hours after the shooting The Herifords came to Creston about 10 weeks ago with Hinchman from Robinson Kans Services Are Held for Pioneer Howard County Woman in Cresco Home CRESCO Jan serv ices for Mrs W I Sherwood 68 who died here Sunday were held today She had lived in Howard county al most her entire ife and in Cresco for several yearsShe is survived by her husband and five brothers George Cray of Florida Seymour of Minneapolis Will Cray of Chester Iowa J B and A J Cray of Lime Springs Her parents and p sister Mrs Jane Gates preceded her in death The Rev P H Weed pastor of the Grace Methodist church of ficiated at the funeral which was held at the Sherwood home Burial was at Lime Springs in Pleasant Hill cemetery True son but before deciding to get along without an education as Ford did make sure you are Francisco Chronicle NEW MAN ACER Daniel E Morgan Ohiostate senator above is expected to succeed William R Hopkins as city manager of Cleveland Re publicans under leadershipof Maurice Maschke reputed polit ical boss have upon Morgan Hopkins was ousted by a council vote HEARST SCORES TAX SYSTEM IN TALK TO BUREAU Soon Will Be Virtual Confiscation Says Leader DES MOINES Jan is if the present Iowa taxation policy which he termed obsolete ia con tinued for many years it will re sult in virtual confiscation of prop erty Charles E Hearst preisdent of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federa tion said in his presidential address before the annual convention here today Under existing methods we levy what amounts to a tribute or penal ty on property and alloW the gen eral income producer to go scot free Hearst added More than half the people of Iowa receive incomes from salar ies fees and commissions and to a large extent these persons are im mune from tax responsibilities the president continued It was logical he said when money returns came almost entirely from the use oi land and property that taxes shoulc come from the same source but now the share of returns VIOLATORS GET COMMUTATIONS Green Reduces Sentences of Five in Michi gan Prison T ANSING Mich Jan 15 Gov Ff ed W Green today wrote the final chapterin Michi gans famous life fora pint liquor law when he commuted the life sen tences of five prohibition violators The commutations bring the sen tences of the five to a termof seven and onehalf to 15 years to comply with the new amendment to the state criminal code The five af fected are Frank Bakes Muskegon Mrs Etta Mae Millef Lansing Alonzo Npyes Ionia Fred Palm Lansing and Tony Polish School craft county All of those whose sentences were commuted by the governor were convicted under the Michigan habitual criminal act which pro vided a life sentence upon a fourth conviction of a felony charge The fourth offense in each case on t liquor law violation charge and th law became popularly known as the Jife for liquor law I do not believeit was the in tent of the framers of the crimina code Governor Green said today that life sentences should be giver those whose fourth offense was vio latiou of tie prohibition laws DES MOINES U WILL BE SOLD Property to Be Put on Block to Satisfy Mortgage of DES MOINES Jan 15 Moines university defunct Bapfcis fundamentalist school is to go un der the hammer Federal Judge Charles A Dewej has ordered the real estate build ings and equipment of the closev university sold to satisfy a mortgage held by the Boatmans National bank St Louis The bank asked foreclosure and jurtg ment for owed to it The decree named John A Elan chard Jr receiver for the property which was closed following a stu dent riot last spring Donald Evan was named special master in charge of the sale Claims bf 29 intervenors wer overruled as secondary and these will be satisfied out of property no covered by the mortgage and Fruit Store Are Damaged State Fire Expected to Investigate Blaze Damage estimated at more than eotira Ait that the federation has for years stood in favor of a tax on incomes Hearst said Our federal government has long recognized the justice of the income tax both corporate and per sonal Why should Iowa as a state continue to endure the lax situation now in existence Why should the property owners of Iowa willingly shoulder most of the burden of our governmental expenses under a the ory which became obsolete a gener ation ago The marketing act passed toy the special session of congress was praised by Hearst as one of the Turn 10 Page 5 Colunuf2 TOWN HUNTING GAS SUBSTITUTE Shenandoah Repairs Damagi Caused by Explosion in Plant SHENANDOAH Jan 15 Shenandoah turned today to the task of repairing the daruag caused to nearly 200 homes by the explosion which yesterday wreckec the gas plant City employes continued to place temporary covering of boards of glass cloth over the windows shat tered in homes and business build ings Virgil Bettis 35 father of two boys 7 arid 9 years old was killed by the blast Hugh Shadduck the only other occupant the building at the time of recovering from his injuries ina hospital today Officials of the Iowa Power company owners of the plant estimated their loss at 000 in addition to the expense o repairing other buildings damaged by the explosion Retaurants had installed electri cal cooking apparatus to substitut for gas which pffieials said wpuli not beavalable for at least sij weeks and possibly for six months The entire two story building am the plant itself were destroyed Senator Says Radio Commission Made a Political Footbal WASHINGTON Jan 15 vestlgation by the senate inter state commerce committee of re ports that an attempt wasbeing made to make a political football out of the federal radio commisaloi wag demanded today by Senate Wheeler I democrat Montana a the committee continued hearing on the Couzena communication PLOWS ARE OUT OPENING ROADS IN NORTH IOWA Traffic Getting Thru Most 2000 wascaused by a fire at oclock Wednesday morning at the Princess cafe 212 Federal avenue north and the North Side Fruit market 214 Federal avenue north md the two apartments above iiese Two five gallon milk cans one filled with alleged kerosene and partly filled with oil were discov ered under the front stairway on rafters under the fruit market ac ording to police The blaze ia be ieved by firemen to have started near this stairway Chief Dan Shire has received word that the state fire marshal or iiis deputy was expected in Mason City Wednesday afternoon to in vestigate the origin of the fire Po lice arrested two men in connec tion with the lira and later re leasedthem They will bo further investigated bjfc the state fire mar shal officers state Escapes In Night Clothes Mrs Mary Brett who lives In an apartment abovethe fruit market narrowly escaped when smoke rolled w1 lipatairs She was forced flee of Highways in District the wind subsiding and the drifting becoming less violent snowplows of both the state and counties were out on the North Iowa highways Wednesday with the ex pectation of having everything cleared by night Reports to the office of H J Kassel assistant engineer of the state highway commission in charge of maintenance were that traffic was getting thru and that between 30 and 25 truck plows were out over the territory Snow Not Heavy Due to the fact that this was the first heavy snow of the season the clearing was not a heavy job and it was not necessary to put into use the heavy snow shoveling equip ment The light truck plows handled the snow easily Despite conslaei able wind during the night the drifting was not bad it was stated Snowfences thousands of feet of which are scattered along the high ways served to keep the snow from piling on to the highways in many places The temperature sank to HATS IN RING Sweeneys were injured by smoke and he was given medical treatment Fireman Leland A Finn suf fered a bad wrench to his body and also received medical treatment When fire department ar rived ainoke was pouring from doors d windows and the batta lion which was off duty was called for the emergency The blaze started in the front stairway be tween the cafe and fruit market and directly above where the cans of oil were found Flames Kept From Spreading In order to keep the fire from spreading thruput the two struc Turn to Pago 5 Column 4 Stimson and MDonald to Confer Again S S GEORGE WASHINGTON Jan 15 seems certain that the AngloAmerican feature of the forthcoming London naval confer ence negotiations will have a promi nent place in discussions beginning with the arrival of the American delegation in England Friday Altho Henry L Stimson Ameri can secretary of state ia not dis plosing his plans it is not improb able that he and Ramsay MacDon ald British premier will discuss in advance of the conference recent indications of irritation among the other powers at the close coopera tionof the British and American governments in the inception of the forthcoming negotiations The American delegation feels Strongly that such irritation is not justified and that Stimson may take the first opportunity to reassure others that the two nations enter the conference unbound by any agreement except to work toward the common end of naval limitation After Premier MacDonalds visit to President Hoover Stimson pub licly denied suggestions abroad that aneffort would be made to bring the conference under can domination A misunderstand ing seems to have arisen in some quarters also regarding status or the parity agreement it can be said authoritatively that while agree ment in principle has been reached by the two nations there is still di vision of thot as to the exact cruis er strength allowable and some points of difference remain respect ing battleships Believe Spears Will Be Coach at Oregon MINNEAPOLIS Jan 15 The Tribune today said it seems quite certain that Dr Clarence W Spears head footbal coach at the University of Minnesota will be come head football coach at the University of Oregon effective next season difficult understood however that traf fie was get thru over piac tically all the primary roads Wed nesday morning The highway from RockfordLo Greene which gave considerable trouble last year was reported blodked Wednesday morning but plows were at work on it and engi neers expected to have it opened during the day Two roads were re portedblocked in Chickasitw coun ty No 59 north of New Hampton and No 18 west of New Hampton These also were being attacked by snowplows Traffic was coming thru all the other primary roads it was stated Clearing County Kosids Three plows were working out of Mason City The new speed plow mounted on a four ton Mack truck going from 20 to 25 miles an hour had the road east cleared as far as Rudd Ray Edgar foreman of the local equipment of the commission who operated this plow then turned the implement southward to Sheffield while two other truck plows went west and north R E Robertson county engineer was at work clearingthe county roads Because of the heavy snowfall letter carriers were forced to spend 34 additional hours of work in Mason City Tuesday to deliver all mall local postal officials state It was expected that the extra hours of work would be increased more than this on Wednesday be cause more snow had fallen and some of it had drifted Employes at Work Street department employes were at all night Tuesday in an effort to keep the main streets and sidewalks open to traffic ac cording to C H Stevens city man ager pro tern In this way the snow was removed from the business dis Turn to Page 5 Column 5 Will Rogers ABOARD S S BREMEN Jan the war Germany led the world in knowing how to build passenger boats She lost all of them Now here she is back where she was Its a great argument against war It just shows you can lick a na tion but when you let em up they can still a g I WDLL UOGERS they could before which takes away about the only reason left for having war Yours WILL ROGERS Gov John Huminil who Wed nesday morning announced his candidacy for the republican nomination for the United States senate The governor was n Visitor in Muson City 011 liis way from Kmld to Des Moines Wednesday HAMMILL IS IN RACE TO OBTAIN Official Announcement Made by Iowas Gov ernor DES MOINES Jan 15 John Hammill of Iowa officially became a candidate for the republi can nomination as United Stales senator when at noon today he is sued an 85word statement setting forth his intention To newspapermen Governor Hammill said he was reserving a longer statement of his platform principles until a later dace The brief statement declared In announcing my candidacy for he republican nomination for Uni ted States senator from Iowa I deem it a first to express my Sincere appreciation for having had the opportunity of serving1 as your chief executive for the five years just past and to express my sincere hope that I may be of fur ther service to the good people of this state For these reasons I am submitting myself as a candidate for United States senator subject to the action of the June primary Open Headquarters Soon Governor Hammill expects to open up campaign headquarters in Des Moines next month He has not yet selected the personnel of his campaign organization Up to the Turii rajje 3 Column J TRIO CAPTURED AFTER FIGHT IN ARIZONAS HILLS Three Thot to Have Killed Patrolman in Pennsylvania pHOENIX Ariz Jan 15 Climaxing a brief wild west career punctuated by a kidnaping and two gun fights Mrs Irene Schroeder of Benwood W Va and two men believed to be Joe F Wella Texas exconvict and M Glen Dague husband of Mfs Schroeder were behind jail bars here today The trio had been the object of a nationwide search since the slaying last December 27 of Corporal Brady Paul of the Pennsylvania state high way police former lowan and the wounding of Private Ernest Moore near Newcastle Pa Failed to Give Papers They were surrounded arid cap tured by a posse in the mountains near Laveen Ariz after they had barricaded themselves behind rocks on a small peak and fired upon the searchers No one was hurt and the beleaguered fugitives surrendered when a small body of horsemen upon whom they first had opened fire obtained reinforcements from the main body of a posse J The chase started Monday nightA when Deputy Sheriff Joe Chapman was kidnaped from FlorenceAriz I as he attempted to arrest Mrs1 Schroeder after she bad refused to produce ownership papers for a Ken tucky car in which the officers found hei 1 phapman was forced into an tomobile by the two men whom he had not seen vihen he approached the womanThe car sped away to Chandler Ariz where Deputy Sheriff Lee Wright was shot as he and other officers attempted to halt it Chapman apparently shot by his captors during the ride thrown out Both Chapman and Wright ware seriously hurt but arc expected to recover Mis Schroeder admitted her identity here alUio she wrote MP dred Winthrop on her finger pviril card in the county jail Dagife signed Albert Wintnrop Mrs Schroeder said lie is her husband Used Airplane An airplane directed the posse advance guard to the barricaded mountain retreat of the party laat night The searchers however had not located them among the ciags when leaden slugs from a low peak of the barren Ostrella mountains sent them scurrying to cover Belief that one the arrested men is T R Crawford brother of Mrs Schrocdcr apparently was dis sipated when Deputy Tex Waker identified him as Wells Wells said lie was released from the Texas penitentiary Christmas day PARROT FEVER DEATHS GROW Federal Authorities Concen trate on Efforts to Pre vent Spread WASHINGTON Jan 15 With a growing list of fatalities from the mysterious disease of par rot fever or psittacosis federal health authorities concentrated to day upon an effort to prevent any further spread of the malady Five deaths were reported within the last 24 hours bringing the num ber to date to eight The most re cent victims were Roger Buchanon Yonkers New York Mrs Leon F Swears Johnstown New York one person in Qucensbbrough New York whose identity was not re vealed Miss Catherine Tierney To ledo Ohio and Mrs William Burns Baltimore The deaths of Mrs Percy Q Wil liams of Toledo Mrs William Shields of Pittsburgh and Mrs Louise Schaeffer Baltimore were reported previously In addition 26 cases were report ed in New York Connecticut Mary land and Ohio Several other cases in these states were reported as cither virtually recovered or recov Wea IOWA FORECAST Vartly cloudy Wednesday night und Thursday somewhat colder Wednesday night In north and central portions con tinued cold Thursday and Fri day LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tucsdnv 22 Above Minimum in Zero At 8 A M Wedri day 2 Above Snowfall 350 Inches Precipitation 20 of an Inch Snow Level 950 Inches With a snow level almost 10 inches Wednesday morning and with the report of a further storm coming out of the west North Iowa had reasons for just a bit of uneasi ness over the outlook Three and a half inches of fluffy snow were ad ded by the allday storm Tuesday Two and a half inches had fallen in the early morning and there was already inches on the ground making a total of 9 inches The nights minimum of zero was 14 degrees lower than that of the pre vious night   

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