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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 27, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                S T North Iowas Edited for the Home EDITION VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JANUARY 27 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 94 Young Is Factor Wisconsiji Senator Is Proving Him self By CHARLES P STEWART rASHINGTON Jan Bob LaFollette has been de veloping formidably in the senate j in the last few months For quite a while there was con siderable wondering how in long run he was likely to compare with his father whom friends and foes alike recognized as one of the giants of the upper house of con gress Observers are arriving now at the conclusion that he gives every promise of a career for his sire if he could watch it to be proud of ft 3 A GREAT mans son is at an ob vious advantage in some re spects in others about equally han dicapped On the one hand it is highly im probable that young Bob would be a senator at 35 except by what amounts to inheritance Able as he might be and as it is beginning to appear that he really is the chances are that he would have had to wait a dozen or 15 years to attain his present position by his own effort A 12 or 15year jump on ones generation is worth having That is to say it is worth having provided the individual to whom such a lead is given is prepared al lv ready to make the most of it Other wise it may be just the thing to spoil his future by furnishing him with the opportunity to fall before he is prepared to do himself the full of maturity rpHERE is no question that his best wishers were pretty uneasy when young Bob first took his sen vate seat in 1925 less than a year jftjj above the minimum age required to tenable him to qualify for it It is a testimonial to the sound of his judgment that he was in lao hurry to prove himself j A mediocre performance by an equally youthful senator of obscure pplitical parentage perhaps would nave passed muster as a tolerably creditableshowing for a youngster young e vide ntly was perfectly conscious thatany thing he said or whole senate sure to surmise that the folderLaFollette would have said or done in the same and it would be a mighty hard com parison 1 AT all events young Bob has kept decidedly quiet until rather re cently Not that he is the boister ous type of senator yet Still grad ually he has been coming out of his oratorical shell to ex cellent effect In the meaniime as might have been expected whispers were start to go around that he did not measure up to his father It vas just as the senate was making up its mind to this effect Turn n Inge ii Column 1 KOSSUTH RUM RUNNER TAKEN Automobile Chase of Three Miles Ends in Victory for Sheriff ALGONA Jan Satur day afternoon after a red hot auto mobile chase at the rate of 70 miles an hour Sheriff L E Hovey arid Prohibition Agent Frank Wilson of Fort Dodge captured Frank Grand genet about three miles east of Al gona They arrested him and found nearly four gallons of alcohol in the He was taken before Justice of the Peace A Hutchison Satur day night and was held to the grand jury under a 51000 bond he furnished He runs a poolhall at St Benedict and for merly farmed there AUNT HET By Kobert Quillen Ella says she aint thirty yet but I seen her tiyin to wipe her face with her petti coat an she never learned that trick since skirts got knee high CUT PRODUCTION SAYS HYDE SCHOOL CHIEFS ASK CONTINUED Thompson Still Refuses to CoOperate With Committee pHlCAGO Jan 27 coal bins in the public schools kindled interest anew today in Chi cagos empty money bags As some city officials frowned upon the rescue pool of 520000000 pledged to Silas H Strawn head of the citizens committee H Wallace Caldwell president of the board of education prepared to ask the board of coal dealers to continue deliveries of coal despite the lack of cash and a present unpaid coal bill of 480000 There will be a respite until Wednesday On that day Srawn will confer with the city council finance committee relative to setting in motion the financial pool pledged to aid the city governments No Other Money Available Originally set at 550000000 the pool has in pledges from business industrial and railroad in terests to be used in loans on tax anticipation warrants No money will be loaned any of the govern ments Strawn asserted unless co operation is pledged to reduce oper ating expenses to aijminimum And the committee has reserved the rightto indicate for what purposes1 the money shall be spent While Mayor William Hale Thomp son was still at loggerheads with the Strawn plan relief Chairman John S Clark of the council finance committee said he believed the coun cil would pledge the requested co operation Chairmen Suggested There is no alternative he de clared The banks will loan no money and the Strawn committee holds the only purse strings avail able Officials of the Cook county board and the Chicago Sanitary district also have indicated cooperation with the Strawn plan President Caldwell of the board of education presented a new committee to supervise expenditure of the 000000 raised by the rescue com mittee As chairman ofthe new commit tee Caldwell suggested James Simpson president of Marshall Field and company Albeit Simpson is a member of the Strawn committee Turn to Page ii Column 100000 URGE INDEPENDENCE Communistic Note Seen in Mass Meetings in India BOMBAY India Jan 27 T Stirring scenes were enacted various parts of India Sunday nationalist advocates the empire over gathered to express their aspirations for Indian independ ence One hundred thousand assembled for a mass meeting at Chowpathy Sands and passed an independence resolution A strong communist mill workers faction clashed with nationalists and in free for all fighting several were injured AtFAshram the little colony of Mahatma Gandhi venerable advo cate of passive resistance to Brit ish dominion spent the day with fasting and spinning and at a clos ing meeting in the presence of their leader passed a resolution for independence The meeting at Chowpathy Sands was in progress when a number of communist mill workers bearing a red flag arrived and urged the au dience to pull down the national flag A free for all fight ensued One communist finally climbed the flagpost and nailed on the hammer and cycle banner When the communistsleft volun teers of the all Indian national con gress organization tore the red flag to shreds on Strawn Pool REAT BRITAIN Gates W McGarrah New York banker whoso name it is reported has been proposed as one ot the two American di rectors and probable president of the bank for international settlements GIG ROUNDUP 22 Arrested in Raids on Chicago Jewel Thieves Jan 27 a month of secret investigation which included telephone wire tap ping police last night and early to day rounded up 22 persons in a sc ries of spectacular raids which they said may lead tcr the solution of jewel robberiles totaling more than An assistant states attorney a policeman and several women were among the persons questioned The assistant states attorney Harry H Busch was released on order of chief of investigators Patrick Roche who said while his name was men tioned in telephone conversations there is insufficient evidence to hold him The policeman Roche said ex plained satisfactorily the linking of his name with the persona taken in the raids He also was released Roth said he also had information the gang intended to rob a Detroit hotel tonight The raids were led by Roche and Chief of Detectives John Stege At one place they found what they termed a small arsenal Sawed off shotguns and revolvers were concealed in automobile cushions equipped with flaps to permit easy access Thomas Abbott reputed head of the ring who also is accused of selling narcotics was taken with his wife Lillian Americanism Treating prisoners worse than brutes are treated won dering why they arent sweet and gentle when they get crs Review IOWAN HELD IN DIAMOND THEFT Brother of Owner of Ames Store Will Face Rob bery Charges AMES Jan J Smith wag arrested today in connection with the disappearance Friday night of worth of diamonds from the Smith Jewelry store where he is employed Smith a brother of the owner said he discovered the theft when he returned from a movie picture show but people could find no evidence that anyone had entered the store Albert Smith the owner said he had been there all evening except for a few minutes The diamonds were taken from the safe without disturbing anything else County Attorney Earle Smith expected to file definite charges this afternoon He said there were sev eral discrepancies in Smiths story OF 2 WARSHIPS Italys Demand for Parity Receives Atten tion T ONDON Jan 27 the naval powers moved toward compromise today on two of their most troublesome physical methods of limiting fleets and Italys demand for parity with Britain made a new gesture of faith in the naval confer enca success by announcing that construction of her two newest cruisers has been cancelled The British announcement coin cided with a meeting oC the Big Five in Downing street at which further progress was said to have been made toward a compromise on a tonnage plan designed to settle the perennial argument on this tech nical phase of naval limitation At the same time it was disclosed that serious consideration was being given by several delegations to a proposa1 that the Italian parity problem be met by treaty declara tion in which all powers would join This would state that the sovereign right of every nation to build ay adequate fleet was fully recognized but that the signatories voluntarily agreed not to exceed acertain coq sttuctlon programbetween 1936 Atmosphere of Confidence The twin attack on two of the most difficult of the conference problems coinciding with the Brit ish cruiser cancellation announce ment started the second week of the conference in an atmosphere of confidence It was emphasized on all sides however that neither of the compromise formulas has yet been accepted and that much re mained to be done even if these two obstacles should be overcome The tonnage measurement plan which was discussed for more than two hours at the Downing street session had been under study even before the conference began but Turn o Page 5 Column G MERCifRISE IS PREDICTED Warmer Weather for North and West Iowa Fore cast by Reed DES MOINES Jan 27 Warmer weather for north and west Iowa was forecast today by Charles D Reed government meteorologist here with the higher temperatures continuing into the southeastern part of the state to morrow Charles City had the lowest tem perature listed on Reeds records with 6 degrees below zero lasl night Ottumwa however reportec an unofficial minimum of 11 below Other figures on the government records here were DesMoines 2 be low Sioux City and Council Bluff 4 above Dubuque Davenport am Keokuk 8 above Richards One Time Iowa Newspaperman and Organist Dies DAVENPORT Jan 27 win John Richards 60 former or ganist at station WOC incl a for mer Iowa newspaper man died this morning at z local sanitarium aftoi n lingering illness Mr Richards was formerly city editor of the Fort Dodge Chronicle and later he leased and managed the Mt Pleas ant Journal He was also city edi tor and advertising manager of the Mt Pleasant Daily News OBSERVES BIRTHDAY Elderly Man Throws Acid in Girls Face CHICAGO Jan 27 vial of acid was thrown into the face of Miss Bertha St Clair last night by an elderly well dressed man who escaped Miss St Clnir a stenogra pher faces the prospect of disfigure ment and possible loss of her eye sight Associated Press Photo Tho seventyfirst birthday anniversary of William II for mer German emperor is being observed in Doom Holland Monday FORMER KAISER HAS BIRTHDAY SeventyFirst Anniversary Is Celebrated Quietly at Doom Castle DpORN Holland Jan 27 fof irjoire than ir years I in exile celebrated the seventiethfirst anniversary of his birth quietly today He attended divine service with his family this morning His staff and servants also were present and later he received their congratula tions During the day the Hohen zbllern flag floated on the castle and over the entrance gate The former monarch then occu pied the time reading1 hundreds of telegrams and letters from admir ers while flowers arrived in profu sion from many sources The former crown prince anil princess Princess Aclelbert Prince August Wilhelm and the Duke and Duchess of Hesse who arrived Sat urday night for the birthday festi val took lunch and dinner yester day with the former kaiser There were no other guests ASK REMOVAL OF DRY AGENT Borah and Wheeler Demand MontanaIdaho Officer Be Fired WASHINGTON Jan 27 Immediate removal of John F C Herbert as prohibition administra tor for Montana arid Idaho was de manded in the senate today by Sen ators Borah Idaho and Wheeler Montana on the grounds of charges placed before them by department of justice investigators Wheeler accompanied his demand with a declaration that prohibition enforcement has broken down He blamed the politicians and called upon the law enforcement commis sion to summon members of the republican national committee be fore it to determine how prohibi tion officers are appointed Both Wheeler and Borah said tehy had been informed that the department of justice had investi gated Herbert when he was prohi bition administrator from Maryland and had reported malfeasance and corruption FLYERS BODIES MAY BE FOUND IN SHIP CABIN Wreckage of Eielsons Plane Spotted by Searchers NOME Alaska Jan 27 Mushers from North Cape Si beria today headed their dog teams toward the spot where the wrecked airplane of Carl Ben Eielson noted Arctic flyer and his companion Earl Borland was located Satur day expecting to find the bodies of the two long missing birdmen Belief that Eielson and Borland were killed when their plane crash ed and their bodies would be found jammed under 18 cases of gasoline in the cabin was expressed here after a more detailed report of the finding of the wreck was received End 2 Months Scnrch Joe Crosson and Harold Gillman Alaskan flyers who for more than a month had been searching for the milling aviators in the North Cape area located the wrecked plane cli maxing a search which has lasted for more than two months and which recently became an interna tional affair with the entry of Rus sian aviators Crosson and Gillman have been operating firm the fur trading ves thepiQe a took offag yesterday for the scene of the wreck and dogteams from the Naritik also went out No report hai been received from them today When Crosson and Gillman sight ed Eielsons ship only a small part of one wing and a portion of the cabin protruded from the snow Wreckage was found scattered in all directions The engine was lo cated 100 feet from the cabin Found Supplies of Food Crosson opened a door of the ctibin and a slab of bacon fell out Messages describing the discov ery of the wreck indicated that Crosson and Gillman did not inspect it closely at once believing that Eielson and Borland would be found buried in the snow and ice Later messages gave rise to the belief that Eielsorr and Borland died in the cabin of their ship and that the gasoline cases concealed their bodies SEEKS OFFICE PRINCESS ILEANA WILL WED COUNT Announcement of Daughter of Queen Marie Is Ex pected Soon BUCHAREST Rumania Jan 27 announcement of the engagement of Princess Ileana daughter of Dowager Queen Mnric to Count Alexander of Hochberg second son oC the Prince of Ples3 is expected next Saturday The approaching engagement waf celebrated at a family gathering at Predcal yesterday Military Dormitory Burns AtEDo III Jan 27 of unknown origin gutted the junioi dormitory of the Illinois military school Saturday night It is believec a defective chimney was resnonsi hle Will Rogers LONDON Jan Dele gates to ship sinking conference sunk as follows Saturday Am bassador Hugh Gibson sunk a six foot putt anjcl when Stim ion almost sunk an ap p ro a c h Dave tie eel of the G r u n d y v ille club one of his opponents al most stink his Adams Apple WILL ROGERS Senator Robinson from the persimmon and pawpaw coun try making his first appear ance in slow company on Eng lish greens sunk his democrat ic identity behind a check plaid suit with knee breeches In happy discord Dawes was the referee and sunk over two cans full of decomposed Carolina dry leaf during the attempt at fes tivities It was a great day of relaxation after one solid week oC doing nothing but attempt ing to pronounce the Japanese delegate Wakatsukis name This week the agenda calls for the pronunciation of the French names If our putting and our driving holds out we are goirg to be hard to beat in this con ference Yours WILL ROGERS P S Mr Morrow didnt con fer with cm They didnt have any boys clubs Barred from the Oklahoma gubernatorial race in 1926 by a ruling the state supreme court that a governor could not succeed himself M E Trapp former v democratic governor has announced his candidacy in the 19SO campaign SIGHTLESS CITY SULTANS RULE All Inhabitants Go Thru Life Blinded by Trachoma ADIYAMAN Turkey Jan 27 OP that communications have been opened partially in Tur keys long isolated turbulent east ern provinces travelers are bringing the world news of the existence of a hidden and dreadful village Adiyaman the village of the blind In the dusty sandy district of Hisnimansour not far from the city of Malatia lies this village of whose 7000 inhabitants 6791 are wholly or partially sightless thru the rav ages of trachoma Village Without Sound It is a village without sound ex cept for the tap tap of hundreds of canes on cobbled roads as the popu lation gropes its way thru a ghostly life from blind childhood to blind old age and death Thru Adiyamans squalid dungthatched huts and dust polluted alleys squalid dusty human beings crawl like animals without eyes Utterly disregarded by the old regime of the Sultans the village has for centuries been without n school or hospital Without solace or help its peasant population stricken generation after generation by trachoma has made its living painfully and half blindly thru farm ing and herding Five times a day year after year this derelict population has filed to the village mosque to pray to Allah Their prayers have not mentioned Turn loPajso S Column S FARMERS MUST WATCH YIELD URGES OFFICIAL Reduction of Plajntf Fields Necessary to Get Higher Prices WASHINGTON Jan 27 Secretary Hyde toM the farm ers of the nation today that blind production was the bane oC agri culture Speaking over the National Broadcasting company network the secretary closet the broadcasting1 of the report on the 1930 agricul tural outlook with the warning tHati governmental farm relief measures will be useless unless each individi ual farmer intelligently plans hia production Must Kcduco Production Hyde said he wanted to empha size that in order to obtain a high er level of prices than prevails now it appeared necessary to reduce rather than to increase 1930 pro duction and that the problem must 30 met on the farm If we are to make agriculture profitable we must not only pro duce at lowest possible cost but must also keep our production rea sonably close to prospective domes tic demand he said Blind pro duction for an unknown demand is now the bane of agriculture Comj petitive selling by 6000000 individ ual farmers usually gives the puri chaser a great advantage The chalj lenge of the new decade is to acti collectively to overcome this situai leadership has for secured theenactment of the agricultural inarkeftng act which established the federal farm board backed by half a billion dol lars of public money and clothed with far reachingpowers in apply ing collective thinking to that great problem of the new problem of modern cooperative merchandising of crops and live stock Work for Each Other But all this will break down un less each farmer intelligently plans his production The individual farmer owes a duty to himself to make agriculture profitable We cannot do this if farmers work against each other We can do it if we work with each other The secretary said that detailed informatiqn on the agricultural outlook will be brot to every com munity within the next month at thousands of farm meetings con ducted by the extension service of the department WOULD PREVENT HOSTILITIES South American Nations Move to Halt Impend ing Conflict MONTEVIDEO Uruguay tan 2T talk of possible intervention of one or all of the A B C Brazil and hostilities between Bolivia and Paraguay is being heard here The minister from Bolivia here BieK de Medina said today I un derstand that neither Bolivia nor Paraguay will tolerate armed inter vention of their states I believe that it would only be thru ignorance that the A B C nations would interfere in this matter He concluded his statement with remarks lauding President Yrigoyen of Argentina for his expression that mediation in a dispute ought to be solicited before it was proffered Plumbers in Convention SIOUX CITY Jan 27 UP Plumbers from all parts of the state are attending the annual two day convention of the Iowa Master Plumbers association which opened here today Wea IOWA WEATHER Fair and unsettled night and Tuesday not so colfl nionday night in extreme west7 and extreme north portions slightly wnrmer Tuesday In ex treme southeast porlion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures 24hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday H Above Minimum in Niffht 7 Below At 8 A M Monday J Below Snowfall J Inch Precipitation 03 of an Inch Figures for 24hour period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 5 Below Minimum in Night 20 Below Trace of Snow Saturday ranked as the third cold est night of the winter with a mini mum of 20 degrees below zero It followed an extremely cold day the mercury having risen no higher than 5 below zero This has been sur passed for coldness on only one prev ious day   

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