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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 17, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas LY PA Edited for the Home XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE Kn Dr Benefactor Has Done the World Much Good Stew art Believes DrTEV vCapt By CHARLES P STEWART WASHINGTON 17 Maybe the idea will not very readily be accepted that mighty few men have done as much good in the world as Dr Frederick A Cook whose plea for conditional re lease from the federal prison at Leavenworth was among the 800 recently filed with the United States peniten tiary parole ioard For all that that was just what the doctors old shipmate Amundsen said about him the last time the captain was this country shortly before he vanished into the north in quest of the lost Italia expedition never to be heard from The hardboiled Scandinavian ex plorer even took a long trip to Leavenworth to see his former com was quite surprising in him for ordinarily Amundsen was flot enthusiastic in his friendships AMUNDSEN arid Cook were bud XTdies on Captain Adrian de Ger laches venture into the aptarctic in the mid as the partys surgeon Their ship the Belgica froze fast in the ice pack 1 yA terrible winter followed was ho wireless inthose days Nerves frayed and snapped Bosom f companions fought with one anoth er Supplies ran short Scurvy at S packed the crew Nearly all hands k were down together It looked more i than doubtful if any of the little 1 company would live thru the six night that covered them 1 It was agreed that Dr Cook saved the Belgica expedition practically alone by his skill ya Physician fully as much by his gnfailing1 cheerfulness and encour STIMSON MEETS MDONALD Continued SubZero Weather in Prospect for Iowa utordanger ek him f Tothls minute it for most who have known Dr Cook not to believe that he was selfdeceived iby his north polar claims s I met him on his arrival in Cop enhagen from Greenland and saw experienced explorers swallow his r Turn to1 Pnge 5 Column 1 WOULD FORFEIT HUCKINS1 BOND Defendant Must Be in Court y Monday Says Prose cutor CEDAR RAPIDS Jan17 County Attorney Carl Hendrickson ilftoday told Walter J Barngrover attorney for George E Huckins that he must present his client in ft11courtnext Monday or his 10000 bond would be declared forfeited Huckins now being sought on ad ditional charges of obtaining money tinder false pretenses has been the object of search by officers for Si o three days Bonds have vj set on the new charges filed if VbyEmil Dutch Levsen former league pitcher but they have f yet been put up v Hen3rickson also announced to f tbat Jlenad received word from that Gov Walter JKohler had set Jan 28 at p m for hearing on the extradition of Mr and Mrs Elmer S SLIGHT RELIEF ENROUTE NEXT 24 HOURS OneThird of U S Still Suffering From Ex treme Cold v By THE ASSOCIATED PKESS TOWA experienced its second day o severe cold weather today facing the prospect of another 24 hours o as low or lojver temperatures be fore relief is In sight The thermometer that stood a from 4 to 18 below zero in the ha dozen official government weathe bureau reporting cities this morn ing is due to hold to a range be tween 10 and 15 below tonight By Saturday afternoon however the government forecasters sale the mercury will start to least a bit The entire state was visited b flurries of snow during the nigh which brot a temporary lifting in the blanket of extreme cold only tt be followed by even lower tempera tures with halting of the snowfall 18 Below at Sioux City Sioux City reported the coldes of any of the official gov ernmeut stations with 18 below Charles City recorded 12 below De Moines 10 Dubuque and Keokuk G and Davenport 4 below Dubuque yesterday morning wa warm with a read above nothing AUNT HET By Robert I didnt know Fa was ailin until I seen himread in the Bible last night SteuSOly an biique to sixtenths Inch at Charles Glty eighttenths atKcckuk and Davenportaninch at Des Moines and above five inches at Counci Bluffs Zero for Altdwest CHICAGO Jan IV carved its name upon the snow cov ered chest of middle America today Rivers that had run wild earlier in the week slunk back to their beds but the cold that checked their rampages brot added misery to persons who had been driven from their homes by the high wa ters Many places were drifted high with snow and in the urban centers sheets of ice carpeted fee boule vards Coming out of the Rockies the cold descended upon virtually the entire central and northwest but it was upon the Mississippi river banks of Iowa Illinois Minnesota and Missouri that it trod heaviest At Minneapolis it was 12 below Keokuk Iowa was numbed with 6 below and at Quincy 111 itwas only one degree higher Down the river the blast tempered itself at St Louis the thermometer wavered around 5 above while at Cairo III it was 13 above Zero for Chicago Zero was predicted for Chicago today accompanied by snow Along many rivers the flood crest had passed far downstream until now the lower stretches of the Mississippi were expectant of high stages b In soutiftiestern Indiana the flood condition was still serious At Vin cennes a crisis was expected today in for crest of the raging Wabash Spreading thruout the city as the water rose a small Smallpox epidemic numbered 45 cases yester day and added to the misery of flood and cold Red Cross and state health de partment workers assumed control of the relief work in the city and surrounding area One Third Has Zero Weather DENVER coio Jan 17 rii of the blizzardbound peaks of the Rocky mountains there lay to day a vast land of snow and arctic temperatures lashed by the climatic spasms of the winters worst storm Approximately one third of the united States was whipped by frigid winds which brot a temperature of jB degrees below zero in Montana Two persons Carl Miller 35 and Mabel Denis 28 were frozen near Turn to PaRe 5 Column Capt Hawks Escapes When Airplane Crashes WEST PALM BEACH Fla Jan 17 Frank M Hawks noted flyer and holder of the coast to coast nonstop record crashed at Roosevelt field early today as he was takingoff for New York He was uninjured but his plane was de molished pERRO GORDO county roads all V were passable Friday forenoon according to reports from the of fices of the State highway commis sion and County Engineer R E Robertson Reports from the rural districts indicated however that the fine snow which fell Thursday night was drifting badly in some places in the county All road crews were reported as being busy disposing of the Thurs day night accumulation and keeping the traffic moving on all of the niain arteries of the county A con gested condition may develop in the Turn to Page 5 Column 1 I STflfEMARSHAL SAYS BUILDINGS WERE SET AFIRE No Charges Fiied Fol lowing Princess In vestigation THAT the fire which started early Wednesdaymorning Prin cess cafe 112 Norti Federal avenue and the Nbrth Side f ruitinarketU14 tWa ft ft posely IK the conclusionreached by Star Molnea deputy state fire marshal who is herein vestigkting the origin of the blaze He has not announced who may be suspected of starting the flames and for that reason he has filed no charges Deputy Star states that there can be no doubt of the incendiary origin of the blaze He has inspected two fivegallon milk cans discovered at the fire which were partly fillee with alleged kerosene and oil and has also observed some quilts which were found in the basement of the structures and which firemen state were saturated with kerosene The two cans were found on raft ers near the stairs where the fire is believed by firemen to have startec and under the floor of the fruit mar ket Two Are Questioned Deputy Star has questioned Theo dore Patriades Princess cafe pro prietor and Harry Marks 23 Mon roe avenue jiorthwest who iff the manager of the North Side Fruit market No charges have been filed against anyone The deputy marshal states that he has looked at the books and records of the Princess cafe and the Fruit market and has been given free ac cess to whatever information he de sired He declares he hag noted the amount of insurance carried by Page 5 Col omit 2 AND IN CALIFORNIA TOO Southern California motorists most ot whom had never driven m snow before Inexpertly trying to dig out of the recent hoivv snowstorm which blocked the main highway north of Los Andes Drys Anxious toVote on Question of Repeal Amendment Is There Stay Borah Says in Urging Early Vote WASHINGTON Jan 17 Supremely confident congressiona drys today snapped up the chal lenge of Senator Elaine republican WEATHER SPURS SIBERIA SEARCH Unverified Report of Find ing of Eielson Encour ages Flyers NOME Alaska Jan 17 precast of favorable flyingcoiidi ions and an unverified report that Carl Ben Eilson and Earl Borland missing aviators wore safe in the Anguema river district of Siberia encouraged pilots of the Eil3on Borlanci rescue expedition here to day Altho there was a tendency here o discount a Moscow Deport stating hat Eielsons plane was reported down in the Anguma river district Alfred J Lomen manager of the SielsonBorland rescue expedition icre wirelessed Joe Crosson a res cue flyer aboard the Nanuk to make a flight over the area as soon as possible The Russian government also haa irdered dcg teams to proceed to Anguema river and in addition is ireparing to send planes on scout ng trips over the country Our idea of a toughsituation is hat of a man who finds himself it a 55 dinner with a cold in his lead that makes tasting anything Inquires tiief ClfifQ amendment and passed word they wore ready for a vote Senator Borah of Idaho one of the dry champions said he wel comed the direct issue on the eigh teenth amendment and I am ready to vote I think it might be well to have congress go on record and make it clear that this amendment is there to stay he asserted Senator Elaines resolution is be fore the judiciary committee and Chairman Norris of that committee said he was ready to give it consid eration at the next meeting Mon day He said he expected an adverse report but thot it would do no harm That is the courageous way to go about this question commented Senator Jones republican Wash ington another dry leader After all that is the only issue I have no objection to meeting it and I have not the slightest doubt of the outcome PROTESTS ACTION OF U OF W DEAN President Frank to Ignore Letter of Professor of English MADISON Wjs Jan 17 10page letter protesting the con duet of Scott H Goodnight as Uni versity of Wisconsin dean of men sent to President Glenn Frank was made public today by its author William Ellery Leonard professor of English and eminent writer and poet In releasing the letter which Dr Frank said he would ignore Profes sor Leonard announced he had wished to keep the matter private but had changed his mincl because of irresponsible rumors printed and The letter tells of the alleged forceful entry of Dean Goodnight into the room of a man student shortly before Christmas and find ing the students fiancee there The couple the writer says was ex pelled from the university He says he takes no issue with theuniver sitys action but asserted he remonstrates against what stu dents call snooping and what Dr Goodnight calls his unequivocal di rectness DISARMING Will Rogers Every Day in the GlobeGazette Telling All About the Disarmament Conference in London DONT MISS IT Sugar Vote May Be OK By WALTiSK CHAfltBLIN Associated Press Staff Writer Jan 17 senates unheralded refusal to increase the present tariff rates oa sugar was followed today by a terse prediction from Representative Gar ner of Texas the house democratic leader that the house would back up this action if the republican chief tains in that chamber would permit a vote on the question Garner estimated a ballot in the house would disclose a majority of between 50 and 75 members sup porting the present rates as against higher rates originally approved by the house and those recommended by the senate finance committee Will Attempt Combination I am hoping we shall obtain a vote he said I would like to see all senate changes in the tariff bill approved If we cannot have the house indorse all then I hope we can have it approve as many as possible The Texans announcement aroused immediate interest at the capitol It was regarded in some quarters as indicating that he would attempt to Sine up all of the 165 democratic votes for the senate revisions most of which have been effected by senate democrats in combination with independent re publicans Some foresaw that even if Gar ner were unable to obtain any re publican support that a militant democratic minority would strength en the hand of the senate coalition Turn lo Page 5 Column 3 Will Rogers LONDON Jan17 Landed here at 2 oclock yesterday after noon by lamplight Our peace pil grims arrived at Plymouth Rock today Morning papers here an nounce the type of clothes to be worn at the opening by the king on Tues day Says every one is to dress the same as the king I am here as official ad viser to SenaWILL ROGERS tor Joe Robinson minority mem ber of delegation and I am go ing to have a tough time making that suit of Joes look like any thing the king ever owned so If Joe and I dont get Ju you will know there wasnt anything we could put on that we would be mistaken for King George Yours WILL ROGERS CENTRALIZATION IS URGED LIVESTOCK MEN Board Would Build Yards to Sell Stock in Iowa DES MOINES Jan 17 tablishment of a centralized marketing system in Iowa working1 under an overhead national organi zation to meet the decentralization of the packing industry was urgec at a meeting of livestock men in conference with Governor Hammii by James R Howard of demons Howard is connected with the fed eral farm board which he said is interested in disposing of pettycom petition between small cooperative marketing groups The farm board Howard said aims to bring various Iowa groups together in order to build yawls foi the sale of livestock at strategic points in the state In these yards farm board representatives wouk have equal voting power with loca managers Selling would be by a co ordinated national sales contro board located in Chicago thereby eliminating competition between yards An appropriation to aid in build ing the Iowa yards has been mad by the farm board Howard said adding that a rise of but 10 cent a hundredweight would bring low for their hogs The board appointed a committe six weeks ago to study the market ing of livestock Howard said The committee has agreed on the plan he outlined This committee was au thorized to name certain commodi ties and building marketing organ izations around those specific prod ucts instead of using a blanket mar keting system for many and varied products F GReiner of Ohio auothei farm board representative was also present at the meeting to explain how a similar system had workec in Ohio CHAPINMANIS HIT BY TRAIN Karl Kaus 35 Believed to Be Seriously Hurt in TrainCar Collision CHAPIN Jan Kaus 35 assistant manager of the Farm ers Elevator here was seriously hurt this morning at 11 oclock when the Chevrolet truck he was driving was wrecked in a collision with an extra freight a double header on the Minneapolis and St Louis railroad here The collision happened at a crossing south of the depot The truck was dragged about 25 yards along the track before it was deposited along the track a bat tered wreck Mr Kaus was still in the cab when removed from the wreckage by trainmen and specta tors He was rushed to the hospital at Hampton where an examination of his injuries disclosed that he had suffered severe bruises on his head and possibly may be surrering in ternal injuries The first engine on the double header was driven by Engineer Spence and the second by Engineer Favey The conductors name was Delaney Broken Love Affair Blamed for Suicide CEDAR KAPIDS Jan 17 Despondency over a love affair was assigned by officers today aa the cause for the suicide of Mrs Wilma Barrett 18 of Marion whose body was found in a gas filled room In a south side hotel today She left a note in which she referred to sev eral men one of whom she said doesnt love me any more Mrs Barretts husband was killed in an automobile accident at Spring ville two years ago The American people will take kindly to the naval limitation lean ings that President Hoover inher its from his Swiss Alpine ancestry but let him beware of goinp in for POLICE JUDGE D II intzpatricl former eltv solicitor Friday wus appointed Allison City police judge by the city council upon the resigna tion of Lowell L Forbes FITZPATR1CK IS MADE JUDGE TO BRITISH GREET YANKEES AFTER OCEAN CROSSING Stimson Expresses Hope for Success of Con ference BULLETIN LONDON Jan 17 miSco rolary of Stiito Stlmson who arrived in London this after noon nt the Iicnd oE tlio naval delegation to the naval confer ence hud i conference vvitli Irimc minister IMncDonald to day lusting three hours Ho left No 10 Downing street at G p m T ONDON Jun IT Amcr J ican delegation to the forth coming naval conference reached London today and after a cordial welcome plunged rapidly into thH preparatory work of the coming meeting j Within Jess of an hour of his arJ rival in the British capital which next Tuesday will sec the delegated of the five chief naval powers cnt gaged in momcntuous discussion Secretary of State Stimson wag closeted with Prime Minister Mac Donald Great Britain first welcomed the American delegates at Plymouth where a picturesque ceremonial ac companied the greeting which the mayor extended to the who debarked from the George Washington atthe break of day in London The second welcome was atPad City Council Accepts Police Tribunals Resignation THE resignation oC L L Forbes ns police judge was accepted by the city council at a special meeting Friday afternoon in the city hall D H Fitzpatrick was named to fill the vacancy Both motions were passed unanimously by the council In his resignation Mr Forbes stat ed that his business and health had interfered materially with his dut ies and that he believed that in due justice to the administration his resignation should be accepted His resignation was filed with the city clerk at oclock and the special council sessiqn was called soon after ward Illness Caused Absence Mr Forbes stated to the council During the past several months the demands ot my business and a rath er protracted illness have caused me to be absent from my post as police judge There is no indication that the situation will change during the next few months Under these circumstances it is impossible for me to give the office the time and attention it needs Out of fairness to the city administra tion this condition should not con tinue Because of this someone should be appointed police judge who can give the office all the time and attention it deserves Mr Forbes was in Charles City Friday trying a case in which he was attorney Was City Solicitor Mr Fitzpatrick the newly ap pointed judge has been a resident of Mason City 30 years He was city solicitor the first term of the city commission form of government in 1913 and 1914 At present he is chairman of the membership com mittee of the Iowa State Bar asso ciation The council also changed the ordi nance which provided for flagman service on the M and St L railway on Third and Fourth streets north cast Originally this service was con tinuous but will henceforth be from itjfray STnfFdwintersitiefc noon Foreign Secretary Henderson A V Alexander the first lord ofthe admiralty and other gave high goyern the capitals nient officials welcome A few minutes after the special train arrived from Plymouth Secre j taiy Stimson was enroute to his hotel and thence to Downing street for a conference with Prime Minis ter MacDonald plunging almost im mediately upon reaching London into the problems of the five power conference N Charles G Dawcs American am bassador 10 Great Britain and Hugh S Gibson American am Turn to Column Sheriff of Webster County Absolved in False Arrest Case FORT DODGE Jan 17 Sheriff Myron Tullar of Fort Dodga was absolved yesterday in district court in a suit brot by L A Fisher former special officer at the Hawkr eye fair and exposition seeking for false arrest Tullar ar rested Fisher on charges of carry ing concealed weapons A previous trial resulted in a 51000 verdict for Fisher but the supreme court re versed it and remanded the case for new trial Wea 7 oclock in the oclock at night morning until 11 Murder Defendant Dies Case Dismissed LOS ANGELES Jan 17 When Municipal Judge Thomas Am rose called the case of John Mc Vlanus 64 accused of assaulting his year old bride with intent to com nit murder an attorney Arthur C Webb arose Vour honor said Webb my client is not here He became grief stricken after the shooting nnd lied Judirp Ambrose dismissed the case IOWA FORECAST mostly fair Friday night and Saturday except snow Friday Night in extreme cast portion continued cold Friday night with slightly colder extreme northeast portion not so cold Saturday afternoon LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour psriod ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 4 Above Minimum in Night ifi Below At 8 A M Friday 15 Below Snowfall 5 of an Inch Precipitation 03 of an Inch Thursday night brot thesecond lowest temperature of the winter 3t lacked a degree and a half of the mark set on the previous night This temperature was remarkable in that it occurred along with cloudy or semicloudy conditions Uusually cold extremes require clear skies   

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