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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 18, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                V Edited for the Home EDITION VOL XXXVI CENTS 18 MR COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE House Gets Balky Predictions Tough Capital Says Stewart CHARLES TON attough Job itt Wash these times with the ate and the house of tives actingas they do repKenta M M BLAIfJOLDIFOR 14DEATHS didoes now that can think of is real The representatives however awhile i9 only the of representatives has begun play mg as queer tricks as the senators JiJST before Christmas be It re Jmembered a terrific row was kicked up in the senate over the Oisurely manner in which President Hooverscommission on law en forcement was conducting its in A report was de terms commission has report to to date And that is not much The com missioners said they were not readv to report anyway In short the report is unsatisfac tory too meager MOW Mr Hoover naturally a crime problem off his hands when he referred it to the TVickersham law enforce ment commission it follows that lie doea hot want it dumped back his desk at the White House fet the commission clearly is in nlapod to be rushed 13 OTHERS FACE JAIL FOLLOWING US CONVICTION East Chicago Officials Found Guilty After 12 Hours TTAMMOND Ind Jan IS il Mayor Raleigh P Hale Chief of Police James W Regan and 13 oth ers of East Chicago including one woman were convicted in federal district court last night on charges of to violate the prohibi FIRST PHOTO OF GUNWQMAN AND COMPANIONS r ayWe commissioners arenot re acent for our work We are sacrificing our personal interest to conduct this inquiry If anyone has Turn to Pago 8 Column 1 RENEWMTS IN FLOOD AREAS 100 Families Marooned by Levee Break in Indiana VINCENNES Ind Jan 18 Zero weather carried on the wings of a sharp north wind brot added misery to marooned families in the flooded district of the Wabash and White Rivers today The Wabash had dropped four inches here this morning Threat of flood clanger here ap over but blocks of ice were appealing in the channel and may cause damage to bridge abutments The crumbling of 100 feet of levee on White river five miles south of Decker Ind yesterday af ternoon poured a torrent of flood water over 20000 acres of farm land in southwestern Knox county Approximately 100 families were marooned Motorboats were sent down on trucks and all available boats in Decker were pressed into service Little was accomplished during the night because the wind made the waters rough and the motors were frozen Efforts to reach the flood victims were co be resumed this morning The convictions represented an other chapter in the governments extensive campaign to clean out what it charged were widespread and wholesale violations of liquor laws in the Calumet district which includes the Indiana cities of Garv East Chicago Hammond and Crown Point Gambling and vice under the protection of officials re the liquor Iaw tions the government charged Find Gangland Trial Jthat euded last niefc was the third growing out of the northern Indiana investigation The jury deliberated about 12 hours Weaving in and out of the evi dence presented by government pro secutors to both the special grand and trial juries was the trait of gangland and the liquor racket TI the first trialOnvolving jyere conyictearsix the jury disagreed as to eight oth The second list of indictments also of resulting from the HAMPIUNMAN America Will RECEIVER ASKED al an ale The docket was cleared of these charges however when the govern ment nolleprossed the case dt Mayor Hale and CMef convicted ist night Could Get Two Years stive Captain Martin Jarko 5nT aD2 n Patsey Ramey Nick Sudoyich now servinga term for Z aVgMerDin th Michigan stfe penitentiary Phil Collenger reputed Business agent for Scarface Al Capone Sanford Overall Bertha I i VIS j Discuss Farm Mortgages With President WASHINGTON Jan 18 President Hoover today discussed mortsage situation in the middle west with B H Mallory of Hampton Iowa Mallqry was intro duced to the president by Repre sentative Robinson republican of Iowa After the conference both Mallory and Robinson said president had By C E BUTTERFIELD A P Radio Editor NEW YORK Jan 18 ipHis tory in the making far acra brot to the ceremonies and daily and Cttly reports of the conference to open Tuesdav be carried direct from London ami Tony Moreno Detective Walter Conroy and Patrolman RalphHart were acquitted P alt Federal Judge Thomas W Slick F The maximum penalty is 3m POISON FROM TACK IS FATAL Joseph Reindl 43 Victim of Blood Poisoning From Wound AUNT HET By Robert QuiUen danger o pettin a nan to get him in a good mmor is that lie gets in the labit o poutin about noth n just to get petted VIEWS CONFLICT ON DRY VOTE laGuardia Says Prohibition ists Fear Loss of Strength By WALTER OHAMBUN Associated rrcss Staff Writer this morning Mr Rend is a brother to Ed Reindl who was suffocated by the ifnes of Mr Reindl is survived by Mrs Remdl and three children They are Leahe and Ruth at home and Elrrer who is employed in Mason W Stricklcr Will Run BBS MOINES Jan 18 W M Strickler general counsel for the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Iowa and South Dakota today an nounced himself a candidate for Polk county attorney United States with olI short bTaTcasTchar Chains to Carry Speech Both the National Broadcasting company and the Columbia Broad casting system have made elaborate arrangements to give listeners all of the details of the great meeting of nations Both will broadcast the speech of King George of England opening the parley which is ex pected to last several weeks and both have sent radio reporters to tile other side to report by air on the progress of discussions Cooperation of the British broad casting corporation has made pos sible this first practical plan of bringing news events from any sec tion of the world to the home of Turn lu PneR R Column Aged Hampton Woman Breaks Leg in Fall HAMPTON Jan Chris topher Krukenberg 81 is a patient n the Lutheran hospital here suf fering with a broken hip Mrs wrukenberg livea alone and had evi dently fallen several hours before was found A neighbor found Jo6r locked and upon looking a window discovered the ac Movie Corporation Stocks Drop on Announcement of Petition NEW YORK Jan 18 tRA application for the appointment o i receiver in equity for the Fo 1ilm corporation was filed in fed Ira M Cast o A Y MAN LOSES FIGHT AGAINST DRY EXPENSES LaGuardias Point of Order OverRuled T A lemperature Higher After Nights Low by Snell With n minimum of 25 de grees IJLIOVV zero recorded somewhat before midnight Mason City Aridity night ex perienced its coldest night There was a rapid ascent of the mercury however At 8 oclock a m Saturday the temperaturi was H below at 10 it hud risen to about zero at noon It was 5 abovo and at 2 oclockit had gonu still another 3 degrees nES MOINES Jan IS Iowa slept a kindly weatherman early today brot relief from the in tensecold of the last four days Ex cept in the extreme eastern section the low temperatures were recorded about midnight while during the next few hours the mercury climbed steadily until in some sections it had reached zero v re The rise which was rapid during was overruled the early morning hours is due la continuethruout today and Sunday Charles D Reed government gov ernment meteorologist said r viuci The rapidity of the rise this morn tutionalilv constij ing is shown by the reports from Luaonaiily The chair added that in i the following cities to the irovern the fact none of the prohbition laws had been repealed UC ji ctie JIOUSG appropriations t0 Provide the fund for pvohibition enforcement Kaiscs Point of Order WASHINGTON jan as r Arguing that the eighteenth amend mvn H 4 by ita own terms invalid Representative Laguardia repubiican New York todaf raiseci a point of order against appropria ns for mohibiUon enforcement in tbe pending treasurvoost bjll H WASHINGTON Jan is TIC point of order that the eigh teenth amendment wasinvalid raised against the 000 allot m hC treauryPOStoffice sup bill for prohibition enforcement by Representative La Guardia re DIlhTirnn 50 PERSONS ARE THOTMAROONED IN SNOWDRIFTS 140 Face Death by Cold and Starvation in Texas KANSAS CITY jan is un and Potion stalked hand m hand over the southwest today as the van of a blizzard slow ly making its exit from the north ern Rocky Mountain states roared out over the Gulf of Mexico Tem perature records of decades fell in davnt h oay in the house Chairman Snell of the rules com mittee presiding made the ruling Snell said the the point of order ment weather bureau Charles City 26 below lowest is below at 7 a m Des Moines 18 below lowest 10 below at 7 n in Council Bluffs 12 below zero at I il 111 Sioux City 10 below zero at 7 Dubuque 22 below 20 below at V ni Davenport IS below 16 below at a m Keokuk 16 below H below at 7 3 m The center never been properlyI Bringingrecord this assertion unnri rious sections WilliamFox heads the list of co lefendants The Pox Film corpora ion and 11 others are named de endants A re rUer The petitioner asks that cciver be appointed for the bUSiness and M lorPoration and to op erate them for the benefit of al equally It aiso asks for a s or a res ing order enjoining the defendant rnrH f aasets of the Cor poration to any other corporation or commingling them with assets or any other corporation also that the Fox Securities corporation be restrained from selling pledging or any of Property has been transferred to it fl11 class A stock dropped a share on the New York nsre 18 on ceivership application howcvcr it raHJed On first intimation of a re a few ago tho stock dropped as low as 12 U TlrNofctl Musician Dies DAVENPORT Jan 18 W Henry Sonntag SB prominent trl musician died of of this time to strength in the contrres house U S Delegates Received by Premier MacDonald leaders said he would not object to a vote but the wets would not really want a test vote as it would show up weakness too emphatically A number of other dry indicated that Senator to llnd to their own views with his Envoys Discuss Preliminary Work of Con ference LONDON Jan 18 WThe ful American delegation to the nava disarmament conference headed by Secretary of State Stimson received by Prime Minister Na 10 Downing street aunng the noon hour today Charles G Dawes American am bassador to Great Britain who is delegate himself accompanied the party to the premiers official real had a three vh h ree tak with the prime minister yesterday Warn nfh PHme Minister MacDonald this forenoon before the American delegations visit said Italy would strive not only for naval limitation but reduction Limita tion he said might mean limita i even a level than pre vailed now Repeat Italys Program fcignor Grand repeated Italys program at the forthcoming naval conference which convenes Tues of which already had been communicated by Ambassador Bordonardo He expressed hope that the con ference would reach a splution sat to a IWCl Reassured as to the distance Premier MacDonald proposes to go toward abolishing battleships Col anlnlr311 PrcPared today for his attempt to dispel French and Uliiii to rnue 8 Column WWRogers LONDON Jan this sinking conference is already a success The American delega tion arrived yesterday wlnt into conrerence at once at the America bar ant sunx a fleet o f schooners Without warn ing they brot 18 young type writers with em Thats four and a half blondes to the delegate and I WILL ROGERS in write in long hand every mgthat will be done here in e next month Nobody looked a delegate they even brot me marines on the boat to show it was a peace conference W h at the cm will see if wo can clothes so Joe Robinson can get Yours WILL ROGERS camo loite wnen the amendment as whole was first ratified by states Coming into force at i time he interpreted it as slip latmg then that it must again b ratified by 36 states or at tho ex piration of the seven year period th Tnrnjo vago g colunm 4 DRYDELEGATES TO GO ON TOUR Attendants at AntiSaloon league to Visit Canadian Liquor Stores DETROIT Jan 18 naLional convention ot ie AntiSaloon League of Ameri a today took time out from their nogram of reports and speeches to mike sightseeing trips in Detroit ncl Canadian cities across the De roit river The entire afternoon was sche uied to be given over to this busi ness Convention committeemcn rranged for guides to show the isitors thru Canadian govern lent liquor stores in Windsor and ther border cities Visits to Cana mn export liquor docks also cliedtiled Speeches by a number of stale superintendents who reported con ditions m their respective states and made suggestions for ing the leagues program made ip the program of the morning ses sion and tho convention banquet was scheduled for tonight WilMam E Pussyfoot Johnson Justice Florence E Allen of the Ohio su preme court and P H Callahan of Louisville Ky prominent Catholic Daymen were speakers for the bun CJurii o VaKK s Colmnii 4 Y i Auauijutfa LO vfi this assertion upon rjous sections was over Iowa In it third section of the amendment Reed said Today it passed says that the amendment inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment tures nf fSttUti0n by tle lures of the several states as nro vided m the constitution witim tnm of PROPAGANDA IS NEEDED CLAIMS UTILITYCOUNSEt Trade Commission Re fuses to Accept Plea Jan 18 IW The federal trade commissions in quiry into publicity activities oC public utilities ended today with Commissioner McCulloch declining to accept a documentary and de tailed evidence presented bv the power companies in an effort to show that much of their propa hi owner jssueci as a defensive Approximately 50 persons were believed marooned in snowdrifts dumped over the north by the most severe storm of years Telephone and telegraph wires were downarid highways impassable hampering rescue operations Serious loss of livestock was1 tearedfrom the sheep country of Wyoming to the cattle ranges of Texas i Warmer Weather Seen i Rising temperatures were pre dicted for Wyoming Colorado and New Mexico today but Texas Okla homa Kansas and points even farther east were in the grip oC one of the moat severe cold wavea of their history Texas particularly was hard hit a hard driven snow adding to the misery of a cold to which that state is unused At Shamrock Texas 140 persons were fightingagainst death by cold wentthere exvi iarork tfiatconstrue ttiduntil spring Welfare organizations of the town of 5000 persons were swamped by demands upon them The coldesfplace in the state was Panhandle where S below was re corded 25 Below in Ofcluhonut A reading of 25 degrees below zero at Okla was be lieved an all time record for the state Highway and railroad traffic was demoralized by snow Kansas City expected 15 below the lowest since 1D24 and points in western Kansas were even colder Altho the Rocky Mountain states had hope they also still had the final blasts of the blizzard which struck them three days ago In Wyoming which bore the brunt the storm yesterday more than a score of persona were unaccounted for on snow choked highways An fage g Column 3 ay of exhibits to support the contention mat the electric utilities of the country were compelled to encase n publicity and related activities o counteract the efforts of public ownership supporters were offered o me commission by Bernard P veacioclr special counsel of the omt committee of National Utility associations J Culminating the presentation of in defense of the activt ics of the utilities which have been nder investigation by the com Wcadock asked t6 have the xhibita placed in the investigation 0 tffli C that ty distributed by his clients could ot be appraised fairly without an r2mjr the methods mploycd by individuals and organi Cliim o 8 Coliiinn I Will Rogers Is at the DISARMAMENT CONFERENCE Follow Him Daily in the GlobeGazette 1 have a laueh at Hie HifrhhatsI 3 Coastguardsmen Are Under Arrest for Bribe Taking BUFFALO N Y Jan I8 w Accused of accepting a bribe from a rum runner for the release of a seized speed boat three coast guardsmen were under arrest in the Erie county jail today whilo n countrywide search was under way for a fourth man Coastguard authorities snid the four guardsmen after seizin a apeedboat in Toledo harbor ac cented a bribe from a To cdo bootlegger named Courtney for the release of the craft The boat IOWA FORECAST Mostly unsettled Saturday niglit and Sunday Not so cold Saturday night and in east and south portions Sunday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday mornlngr Maximum Friday 7 Jlelow Minimum in Night 23 Below At 8 A M8 Below The backbone of the present cold wave was broken in the early morn ing Saturday an unusual meteoro iogical phenomenon The minimum of 2o lowest of this winter and equaling the low mark set last recorded at about midnight Usually the mini mum occurs between 5 and 8 oclock lh f he it appears that if the descent of the mercury had continued in a normal way the reading would have been at least 40 degrees below zero Saturday morning the sun was shining bright ly and the wind was out of the west The factors that brot about the rapid rise of the mercury were not apparent to the amateur ob WEATHER FORECAST For the region of the Upper Mis sissippl and lower Missouri vallevs and the northern and central greai plains The week as a whole will be cod probably one or two ore cipitation periods   

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