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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 20, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas ILY PAl Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI HTVRCENTS PER COPY ASSOC HOME EDITION PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CIY IOWA MONDAY JANUARY 20 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL IVEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE N0 88 2Senators on Vacation Reed arid Robinson in London Avoid ing Strife By CHAIILES P STEWART WASHINGTON Jan the other senators get up and hustle to the Capitol every week day morning in time for an 11 o clock roll call what an ungodly hour for the U S senate to Meet1 but noon would be too late with the whole country hollering for action on the tariff bill David Aiken Reed of Pennsylvania and Joseph Taylor Robinson of Arkansas are enjoying a glorious vacation at the internat ional armament limitation confer ence in London However it will be the turn of Senators Reed and Robinson to do some perspiring when they arrive home again and begin trying to ex raln to their countrymen how the conference has affected Uncle Sams navy It makes no particular difference how the conference really does af fect it Senators Reed and Robinson not being professional seafaring men probably will not understand that anyway The essential fact is that the bargain whatever it may be is certain to be complicated and puzzling A lot of people are sure to want to find fault with it and there will be no satisfying them Or if the affair should happen to break up in a row then there would be a terrible howl t T J Dave Reed and Robinson are having a fine time at present Y Plenty of their brother lawmak ers are wondering what President Hoover saw in those two that made him pick that particular pair out of a total of 96 eligibles to represent the senate at the London gathering The fact is the president would have had to choose nearly the entire to have suited everyone and that would have been too many one thing Mr Hoover tm Ooubtedly hit on Senators Reed Robinson because they both are of the foreign relations ajrepubhcan and Robin each party alookin Truer farmer j labor group is unrepresented and nfconfidentially Senator Henrik Shlpstead of Minnesota knows more about foreign relations than Reed and Robinson put but the president may have thot a group of one was too small to bother with Even as to Reed and tho foreign relations committee members neither one is especially prominent on that committee Reed is interested more deeply in boost ingtariff rates on all Pennsylvania products Robinson as democratic leader in the senate is kept too busy with the details of general political management to devote i much time to committee work CENATOR WILLIAM E BORAH is chairman of the foreign rela i r committee and on that vi I d if he had wanted to go to the president unquestion UA ably would have had to send him It might have been good business U that Borahs conduct recently has not been such as to win him any re wards from the white house cer lainly Still assuming that he him self had had a hand in whatever A agreement may be arrived at in v London he could not very well j balk at it later when it comes up for consideration in the and otherwise he wilt raise heck J about it or he is not William E j Borah But Borah did not want to go he wants to remain free to raise heck rr we can safely bet on fVJT tbe otner republican for V eign relations commltteemen It seems reasonable to believe that 1 President Hoover considered he Turn to Pace 8 Column 1 CAUSED AIR CRASH Optimism Reigns Over Arms Parley in London ITALY FRANCE AUNT HET By Robert QuilJen Its easy to understand why folks made move prog ress than other animals Theyre tlie only ones thats made just right for spank in PRESENT PLANS Computation of Relative Strengths of Navies to Be Done Soon By BYKON PRICE Associated Press Staff Correspondent LONDON Jan 20 against manifest dangers by firm handclasps and face to face consultations spokesmen of the five sea powers today completed in an atmosphere of tense expectancy preparations for convening tomor row of their history making confer ence on limitation of ships of war While the round of busy exchang es continued privately and negotia tions entered their first public phase with smuggling of all dele gates to a meeting at 10 Downing street and later to a reception by KingGeorge events cast into clear er relief hourly the prospective viewpoints of every participant Optimism UeignB It became evident that the Amer icans were ready to give practical application to President Hoovers desire to reduce to the lowest pos sible levels and altho the delegation disclosed ho details it was believed m conferenceisSrcles the delegation might tSkS thVleaawltlT a Jkx reaching offer to extend the naval holiday on capital ships reduce their size and reduce battleship strength eventually below the level of the Washington treaty There was every indication sucli a step would be acceptable to Great Britain Japan France and Italy Most of the delegates were confi dent at least outwardly as to ob stacles which it was feared Franco and Italy might interposeon other phases of the negotiations To Compute Strength Optimism expressed yesterday after Col Henry L Stimson secre Tiirii to Page 8 Column 5 STILL HOPE TO FIND EIELSON Aviators to Hop Off on An other Search for Flyers TELLER Alaska Jan 20 Tivo airmen were waiting here today for weather to clear so they may hop off from this last little Alaskan settlement on the route to the Siber ian Arctic coast to seartih for Carl Ben Eielson famous Artie and Ant arctic aviatorexplorer who has been missing with his mechanic Earl Borland for 10 weeks Ed Young veteran Alaskan pilot and Capt Pat Reid Canadian flyer had their two big cabin planes tuned up to leave the Alaskan yesterday for the 500 mile flight to North Cape Siberia when snow be gan falling and continued thru the day Thew will join the Alaskan pilots Joe Crosson and Harold Glllam now the trading ship Nanuk which is ice locked off North Cape Majority opinion of men engaged in the search is that the missing men may bo found alive in some native settle ment near the Nanuk for they were flying to the Nanuk to take off furs and passengers when they disap peared and j last unconfirmed re port thru Russian channels was that they were alive 120 miles southeast of there in the Angucnm river dis trict Boone Woman Victim of Cold Near Home BOONE Jan 20 Sarah Patterson Hiles 52 widow of a widely known Luther farmer died from the effects of an apoplexy stroke and freezing at Luther last night A son Loren 17 on his return home from a sleighing party found his mother in the snow outside their home It ia presumed she suffered the stroke while on her way to spend the evening with neighbors and her condition was such that she could not summon help Will Rogers LONDON Jan the merest slip of the tongue from a most reliable British authority I got this tip Now you know tips if they go thru you are a hero and if not you are a bum Ramsay Mac Donald will propose not only abolishing battleships but WILL ROfiEKS A Russian did that at Geneva but they had nothing to sink but their whiskers But if MacDon ald should propose a great thing like that I would be the most revolutionary yet The greatest contribution made to world peace since little David at the worlds first disarmament conference sunk Goliath unassisted P S Now remember this MacDonald is going to do something big Yours WILL ROGERS IS FACINGCHARGES Doran Blames Criticism As Indirect Cause of Murder WEST PALM BEACH Fla Jan 20 of George Mr Moore In the state courts on murder charges for the slaying of two dry agents in a raid on his home was asked today by federal authori ties coincident with a statement from Moores attorney that the of ficers attempted to enter the resi dence without a legal warrant District Administrator Robert E Tutttle of Savannah said data gath ered in his investigation of the kill ing of Robert K Moncure and F R Patterson would be turned over to Florida officers with a request for action against Moore He said a warrant for the search of Moores home obtained upon information that 12 quarts of liquor had been purchased from him Saturday was shown to the alleged bootlegger by Moncure when the agents to his residence that evening Moore Warned Agents E M Baynes counsel for Moore declared that they the agents overstepped their bounds and the shooting followed They made an at tempt to break into Moores home with a warrant that did not permit search after nightfall Moore the lawyer asserted re peatedly had warned prohibition of ficers not to attempt to search his homo after dark without a warrant permitting night time entry Four men were in the raiding party but two escaped unharmed to Turn to Page 8 Column S CRASH BRINGS DOUBLE CHARGE Fort Dodge Boy Faces Trial for Larceny Man slaughter FORT DODGE Jan 20 John Hoyer 28 today faced charges of manslaughter in Hamilton county and larceny of an automobile in Webster county as the result of crashing into another car killing Wendell Goodrich 15 of near High view with a car alleged to have been stolen The collision occurred on U S highway No 20 a half mile west of Webster City Saturday night Hoy er ia accused of having in his pos session an automobile belonging to Eugene Tullar of Fort Dodge which was stolen Saturday evening Lyle Goodrich 16 a brother of the dead youth was seriously in jured in the crash to Clayton and Melvin Fulks of Clarion who were attending a dancu nearby when the collision occurred Hoyer disappeared soon after they rescued him from the wrecked car WEST IN POLITICAL SADDLE the first time in history perhaps the west and middle west iiffjJSOlHlfciil Eight out of 12important senatorial cdiRniittees gienViutioir1 ago easterners headed seven National political control also is held by the western states California claims President Hoover upperleft while Kansas is the homo of Vice President Curtis upper right In the senate Oregon has the assistant republican floor leader Charles L McNary lower right James E Watson of Indiana is republican floor leader center and Simeon I Fcss of Ohio rljhr is party whip THREE DIE IN AIRPLANE CRASH Attempt Was Being Made to Land oil Florida Lake PALM BEACH Fla Jau 20 men were killed and two others injured when the airplane in which they were flying from the Bahama islands to Daytona Beach fell into Lake Worth here yester day The dead William Lindley pilot Edwin Omps and W Lipsky me chanics all of Daytona Beach The injured S Butler Miami and Elber Stoasell West Palm Beach The plane equippedwith pon toons was trying to land on the lake when it fell from a height of 500 feet Government authorities said they would make an investigation to determine the cause of the accident DR STEARNS IS ARRESTED HERE Mason City Physician Held by Federal Officers on Narcotic Act Dr W L Stearns 307 Adams venue northwest was arrested at 10 oclock Sunday morning at his home by federal agents and Deputy Sheriffs RC Schiffman and W D Conn on charges of violating the Harrison narcouc act He was scheduled to have a hearing before United States Commissioner Stan ley L Haynes at 3 oclock Monday afternoon Federal agones stale that Dr Stearns was arrested after an in vestigation by federal authorities cooperating with Sheriff G E Cress which has been conducted for some time Violations of the Harri son act carry severe penalties ac cording to officers A quantity of morphine and hypo dermic needles were seized from the person of Dr Stearns in the raid Sunday officers state and two al leged dope fiends were at his home at the time of his arrest Both of these alleged addicts have signed affidavits according to officers in which they state that they have been calling regularly on Dr Stearns ant purchasingalleged narcotics from him Federal and county officers they say have been been working for some time in an effort to get evi dence against Dr Stearns If Parley Is Failure Cost to Be Great WASHINGTON Jan 20 the event ofthe London naval confer ence fails to reach an agreement an expenditure of by the United States for warship construc tion during the next 15 years was forecast in the house today by Rep resentative French republican Idaho chairman of the appropria tions subcommittee in charge of naval expenditures French declared for scrapping the battlships of the navies of the world The submarine and the air craft carrier he said will make it necessary to take the battleships to the safest harbor in the next war we have laith in the Kellogg pact that provides for no aggres sive warfare in heavens name why do we maintain the battleships He said however that he did not favor abolishing the UnitedStates battleships unless all countries did likewise EXPECT HUCKINS IN LINN COURTS Financial Wizard Scheduled for Court Trial on Civil Suits CEDAR RAPIDS Jan 20 Whereabouts oC George E Huckins whom officials have been unable to locale for several days is expected to become known today Huckins has been ordered to ap pear in court this afternoon to make bond set on the latest civil suit filed against him by Emil Dutch Lev sen former major league pitcher an investor in tho mysterious busi ness venture said to pay 26 to 52 per cent dividends in whiofc Huckins and his parents Mr and Mrs Elmer S Huckins are alleged to have en gaged Bonds of have been set Bonds aggregating 10000 al ready furnished on similar suits and a grand jury indictment would be forfeited should Huckins fail to ap pear Americanism Breaking the laws that cramp your style thinking Hie other fellow should be jailed for breaking the laws that cramp his ItRvlnu DRY LAW BILLS BEING TAKEN UP BY COMMITTEES Senate Groups Consider Various Phases of New Report WASHINGTON Jan 20 TV The program for bolstering the prohibition laws was taken up to day by the senate judiciary com mittee and subcommittees were ap pointed by Chairman Norris to con sider pending measures Senator Harris democrat Geor gia 3 dry went before the commit tee to urge his bill carrying out the recommendation of the law en forcement commission to give United States commissioners power to try minor prohibition cases The committee asked Attorney General Mitchell to submit a report on this proposition against which some opposition has appeared on the ground that it might be con trary to the constitutional guaran tee of trial by jury Chairman Norris named a sub committee including Senators Steiger Rhode Island republican and Overman North Carolina dem ocrat to consider the Harris meas ure Senator King democrat Utah brot up his billto transferthe pro hibition enforcement service from thertareasDtTr tothegusUeedepart recommendation of the law enforcement commission A subcommittee includingSenators King Hebert and Waterman re publican Colorado was named to consider it WRITER IS SHOT BY BANDIT CHIEF Caret Garrett Resists Ban dits When Eating House 1s Robbed NEW YORK Jan 20 man described by police as a bootlegger was sought today as the instigator of a robbery attempt in which Caret Garrett magazine writer was shot and seriously wounded in a resi dence restaurant which has a se lected clientele Garrett was shot Saturday night when ho ignored a command to sit still as three men entered the res taurant conducted by Mrs Made leine Brown in West Fifteenth street on the fringe of Greenwich village At St Vincents hospital where he was taken with a millet wound thru the lung and two lesser wounds Garrett was pronounced out of danger An air of mystery WHS lent to Die shooting when Garrett and the oth ers in his party were atfirst re luctant to answer questions of de tectives After a personal investiga tion Police Commissioner Whalen said the case was simply a robbery attempt and there was apparently nothing behind the shooting of Gar rett other than his show of resist ance Victim of Train Crash at Chapin Is Reported in Improved Condition HAMPTON Jan Kaus 30 who is a patient in the Lutheran hospital here is reported consider ably better Mr Kaus was injured Thursday at Chapin when the truck he was driving was struck by an extra freight on the M St L railroad He received a fractured skull and a number of bad bruises and cuts WATCH THE STATESMEN with Will Rogers Tile Couhoy Philosopher is in London to see ho Ulsiirini merit Cnnfercncn for readers of the GlobeGazette and have a laugh at the Highhats1 ADDRESSES LEAGUE ICrnest H Cherringtou aliovi Weslerville Ohio general sec retary of Hie World League Against Alcoholism was one oT the leaders anil speakersal the AntiSaloon League convention at Detroit to Be Spent for Building Commerce Department Is Collecting Statistics in U S Plans WASHINGTON Jan An expenditure of more than 10 billion dollars for public and private con struction work1 Uiruout the nation is expected during the coming year by Secretary Lament Responding to President Hoovers campaign for stabilizing business and stimulating construction the commerce department has been collectingand coordinating data on prospective building in all parts of the country These reports indicate that more than seven billions will be spent in public building and maintenance in public utility construction an out lay that would establish a new peace time record Expenditures for commercial and industrial struc tures are expected to exceed three billion dollars on the basis of last years building Complete returns have been re ceived from 20 states and partial returns and estimates from all the others indicating an expenditure for public works including those of the federal government of approxi mately CHICAGO POLICE STILL MISSING Two Dry Raiders Absent After Raid Fear Re prisal Plot CHICAGO Jan 20 Docco Passarclla and Patrolman Al bert two Melrose parlt policemen who made the recent liquor raids in the still missing from tlicir homes early to day Reports of their disappearance va ried some had them taken for a ride as a gangland reprisal others had them in hidingafter reputed death threats had been received Neither has been seen since Fri day Passarella resigned from the police force The resigna tion it was said was in lieu of a dis charge intended by the village board College Is Destroyed TARKIO Mo Inn 20 kio college today faced the opening of the second semester withouc or administrative of fices as tlie result of a fire wriirh last night destroyed the three story main bulling Loss was estimated al 16 ARE KILLED WHEN BIG LINER HITS MOUNTAIN Lindbergh Will Be in Charge of Investiga tions of Wreck lOS ANGELES Cal Jun M peculiar weather mys tery WHS Illumed by T A T Mmldux air lino officials here toduy for the crash near Snn Clcmcnto last night of their tri motored lrord nionoplanc which Stilled 14 passengers anil tnu pilots LOS ANGELES Jan 20 teen charred and mangled bodies lay in the morgue at Oceanside to day as gruesome reminders of the crash of a giant T A TMaddux airliner while returning to Loa Angeles with a group of weekend visitors to Agua Caliente Mexico The 16 met a horrible death late yesterday at Oceanside when the transport faltered down out of the sky plowed a big gash in the earth burst into flames and became a gasoline fed funeral pyre Xn One Escaped None of the eight women and eight men aboard the transport lived to tell the story and all but three were burned beyond recogni lion Witnesses including a western express pilot who saw the big liner take its human cargo to a fiery doom agreed that the ill fated craft had been fighting against a thick fog which forced aerial traffic he nealh Others heard tic crash ana struck with horror when they saw licking flames hurried to the spot only Jo find a pile of red hot metal Spectators could but stand by powerless knowing that all the planes occupants were beyond tlie reach of human aid The great plane apparently snagging tho hill side with a wingtip tore thru the soft soil many yards breaking the cabin wide open Seething in flames from burst fuel tanks it piled into a Tuiii to Pago 8 Column 3 Killer of Children Is to Serve Sentences of 25 Years for Murders CAMDEN N J Jan 20 Gladys May Parks convicted of second degree murder and man slaughter for the deaths of two children was today sentenced to 25 years imprisonment She received 25 years on the sec ond degree charge of killing Dor othy Rogers 4 years and 10 years on the manslaughter chargefor the death of Timothy Rogers the sentences to run concurrently Wea IOWA WEATHER Irobahly snow Monday night and Tuesday except mostly fair in extreme north portion tinned cold with slightly colder niondny night in extreme east portion LOCAL STATISTICS GloheGazclto weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 9 Abovo Minimum In Night 15 Below At 8 A M Mondiiy 14 Below Snowfall Trace Figures for like period endingal 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 3 Above Minimum in Night 1 Below Just two more January days Thats about all there is to be said for Saturday and Sunday Satur day was clear thruout Sunday was cloudy and a trace of snow fell in the enough to add appreciably to the 10 inch snow level over North Iowa Sunday nights minimum of 15 below has been surpassed on three occasions thus far thfs month   

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