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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 28, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home HOME EDITION XXXVI ETVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 28 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 95 Strategy of Wets Big Expenses Urged Impotency MEXICN PLOTTERS JAILED By CHARLES P STEWART ASHING TON Jan bers of the wet bloc in congress would applaud a billion dollar ap propriation for prohibition en forcement O r more The bigger the appropriation the happier the wets will be A niggardly little appropriation like the 515000000 suggested by Dry Corami s s i on e r Doraii is w h a t will maUe the wets look sour Of course the drys want no such plethora of money as the wets shouldbe glad to wish on to them As we know however they do want enforcement stiffened considerably This too is all right with the wets They favor all the stiffening that can be put into drw laws On the contrary they arc opposed to any modification calculated to make mere misdemeanors out of a certain class of Volstead act violations which now go into the felony cate gory WET policy on Capitol hill has a complete trans i formation in recent weeks Formerly the wets idea was to hamper the drys as much as pos Isible which was not much the drys having been in an overwhelming I majority for the last 10 years To wet strategy is to urge dry leg slation and appropriations to cx fremes if it Can be done with the deliberate object of giving the coun ry a surfeit of prohibition T Relieve the time is ripe for real Effective enforcement and I shall operate fully with the president iihat end said Senator Robert F Wagner of York a few days Reno to Accept Place on Committee SenatorWjlgneri is ift wringing REPORTERS GET RIGHT TO HEAR NAVAL PARLEY Americans Win Fight to Give Wide Publicity to Conference By BYRON PRICE Associated Press Staff Writer ONDON Jan 28 the i leadershipof the American del gation plans Were made late today o let the whole world listen in thru he press at all future plenary meet ngs of the naval conference Greatly expanding previous ar angements it was decided at Amer can insistence that seats be given n the conference room at St James alace to 78 reporters representing 11 nations Loud speakers will be installed to arry the proceedings to the press oom outside from those whom it is mpossible to admit American newspaper men are to et 12 seats in the meeting room he plan applies onty to full meet ngs of the conference and not to essions of the nig five or commit ees Senators Robinson and Reed of he American delegation played a romineut part In initiating the nove Secretary Stimson took nsistently before his colleagues of lie other represented nations mean ing that he does not believe the leait possibility exists of prohibi actual enforcement he does want to compel the government to put forth every ounce of effort it is capable iri an attempt to enforce that it will fail and Turn to Pace 10 Column 1 CHARGE WILBUR WITH INTRIGUE Norris Says Secretary Plans Boulder Benefits to Power Trust WASHINGTON Jan 28 Secretary Wilbur of the interior de partment was charged in the sen ate today by Senator Norris repub lican Nebraska with nullifyingthe provisions of the Boulder dem Jbil and moving to turn the power from the projected project over to water power trust The Nebraskan read an opinion given by the solicitor of the inter ior department which held powe could be sold to private interests He caljed attention to the provision in the SwingJohnson Boulder dam act stipulating that preferenc should be given to municipalise and states in the leasingof power That means that the secretarj of the interior is able shoute Norris to nullify the most import ant provision in that law and giv every killowatt of power to the wa ter power trust AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen UE3 Pa aint snooped around ithe kitchen to see if1 was wasteful since the first time fie done it an I fed him on hash nine days hand LONDON Jan 28 lobal tonnage proposals were ut at the head of the naval confer ence agenda today but Italian coun Tnnt torago 10 Column 4 North Looks for Reports of Searchers TELLER Alaska Jan 28 UP The far north today awaited re ports from the searching party near North Cape Siberia which lias been digging into the ice anc snow about the wreckage ofCar Ben Eielsons airplane expecting to find the body of the noted Arctic aviator and his companion Ear Borland 1 Meanwhile two other riyera who for weeks have been awaiting an opportunity to join in the hun for the long missing birdmen wer at last on their way to North Cape The two Pat Reid and Ed Young Canadian pilots took their two powerful planes into the air yester day for a 400 mile flight to the Si berian coast where the EielsonBor and plane was found Expect to Find Bodies Alfred Lomen director of thi search for Eielson and Borland aft er receivinga report of the discov ery of the wrecked plane expresse the opinion that the bodies of Eiel son and Borland would be foun there The searching party compose of four men was taken to thi scene Sunday by Joe Crosson an Turn to 1nge 10 Column 3 Two High Officers of World War DM WASHINGTON Jan 28 Death last night claimed two hig officers of the America World war military and nava forces Maj Gen Harry Tayloi chief of engineers with the A E F and Rear Admiral Thomas Snow den division and squadron com mander of the Atlantic fleet durin the war Snowden was 73 and Tay lor 68 Both will be interred wit military honors at Arlington na tional cemetery Jury Finds One Time Banker of Flint Guilt FLINT Mich Jan 28 circuit court jury this morning re turned a verdict of guilty on a three counts againstJohn S D Camp former senior vice presiden and director of the Union Industrie bank charged with cmbezelemen abstraction ami wilful misappro priation of ofbank funds THEY TALK OF PEACE AND BATTLESHIPS Secretary of State Stimson right is shown i n this Associated Press telephoto in close confer ence with Premier Kamsay MacDonald of Great Britain left after Stimsons arrival in London for tho naval conference fepprj Discovery of Gold Strike in Bettles Area LOS ANGELES Jan 28 Ernest Walker Sawyer assistantito Secretary of the Interior Wilbur of arT apparently rich1 gold strike in the Wild river district of Alaska rear Settles Sawyer said miners havebrpt out samples which have created great interest in Fairbanks and that air lane parties are speeding into the river country claims and to make preparations for min ing in the spring Sawyer is in charge of Alaskan development for the department of the interior WEST UNION HAS SI 5000 BLAZE Electrical Supplies and Household Goods Are Destroyed WEST UNION Jan stub born blaze which defiedfirefighters of three towns was eventually ex tinguished here this morning but not until it had damaged the Hoytbuild ing containing the merchandise o the Central States Powerand Ligh corporation the Raftis building anc the Globe hotel to a total amounl estimated at The fireis believed to have started in the double floor of th Hoy t building due to defective wir ing Itwas first noticed at oclock this morning Fire deparT ments from Elgin and Waucoma were called to assist the local fire men Fighting of the blaze was hinder ed by the subzeroweather Consid erable damage was done in nearby buildings by smoke The merchan dise of the electric company and th household goods owned by Frei Schneider were a complete loss MADRID DENIES PREMIER RIVERA Dictator Still Awaits Re sult of Poll of Military Chiefs MADRID Jan 28 Span ish government thru the office of the chief censor late today de nied reports published abroad that Premier Primo de Rivera had re sighed stating that the reports were without foundation j The premier presided as usual at this evenings cabinet i meeting Whether he will resign future continues speculative being depen dent upon what attitude the army and navy take in accordance with the premiers expressed desire for a poll on their approval or disap proval of the dictatorship Confers With His Aids MADRID Jan 28 premier Primo de Rivera today continued conferring with high army officers regarding their attitude on continu ation or resignation of the present Spanish dictatorship Unofficial indications of the reac tion of prominent military officers thud far seem favorable for the con tinuance of Primo as head of the government Student disturbances apparently not of a serious nature broke out a Barcelona and the universities in Madrid and most of the schools o Spain have remained closed aa a re suit of government orders or the ac tion of local authorities because o the students strike of the past fen days Result Is Uncertain So far as the public has been in formed the issue continues uncer tain as the king the premier an Turn to Fiige 10 Column S Rescue Crews Taking Wreck Victims Off Ship Near Biarritz France Jan 28 W many hours of heroic res cue work a life saving crew from aboard he hulk of the British freighter Snebworth which ran on a reef uear Biarritz during the night and broke in two Several members of the crew were brot ashore by the breeches juoy and the life savers were get ting them offthis afternoon at the of one every 15 minutes under difficult conditions In all the crew consisted of 21 men and two women Removal of Plane Wreck Is Censured by Coroner Inquest Useless Now Says Official Charge of Laxity Heard KANSAS CITY Kans Jan28 removal of the wreck age of a CentralAir Lines passen ger plane which crashed here late yesterday and burned killing five persons today brot threats of pros ecution from county authorities and a denial by officials of the company that the wreckage had been des troyed Dr Ben S Coffin coroner of Wyaridotte county declared the wrecked ship had been destroyed by officials and workmen of the Central Air Lines who rushed to the scene He declared such proce dure was unheard of in case nf anaccidentanddeclared ihQ would have those responsible prosecute if possible Wreckage Was Removed Officials of the air line asserte on the other handthey had receivo permission from Richard H Lees department of commerce aeronau tical inspection to move the wreck and that it had been taken to a for the investigation con ducted oy company officials today Coroner Coffin conferred with Fred R White county attorney who indicated that there were 11 statutes under which criminal ac tion bould be brot There is no question but tha there was laxity somewhere in con nection with the accident and th destruction of the wrecked ship be fore the officials nnd the coronn Turn toIage 10Column DEMANDS PROBE OF ENFORCEMENT Borah Will Ask Judiciary Committee to Investi gate Conditions WASHINGTON Jan 28 Senate investigation of the prohibi tion enforcement service was in prospect today as a result of the sharp disagreement between Assist antSecretary Lovvman of the treasury and Senators Borah of Idaho and Wheeler of Montana over the qualifications of John F C Her bert as dry administrators for Mon tana and Idaho Senator Borah indicated today he would ask the senate com mittee to go Into the enforcement problem as soon as the committee takes up the pending dry bills as a result of Lowmans defense of Her bert We ought to have the facts he said We have been told by an in vestigator of the departments of jus tice about the record of Herbert as prohibition administrator for Mary land We may have been misin formed but we will have to find out The prospective senate inquiry into prohibition enforcement how ever must await the disposition of the pending tariff bill Borah said FARMERS UNION WILL STAND BY ITS AGREEMENT CoOp Head Opposed to Hammills Market ing Plans DES MOEMES Jan 28 Reno president of the Iowa farmers union today refused an appointment byGov John Hammill to the livestock marketing commit tee of 11 men announced Monday He received official notice of the ap pointment this morning and imme diately issued a statement saying the farmers union could stand by an agreement made with the Farm Bu reau and the Iowa Livestock Ship pers association and reject appoint ment to Hammills committee For any of the three groups to ac cept appointment Reno said woulc be to indorse the meeting of Jan 17 and invalidate the agreements reached by these three groups since that time Meeting Premature At the meeting of Jan 17 h continued Charles Hearst presl dent of the Farm Bureau and Knut Espe secretary of the Iowa Live stock Shippers association as wel as myself frankly told Governo Hammill that that meeting was pre maturefor the reason thatthe live stock committee of tiie federal farm board had not reported its marke iag plan SEtTVrf did not care to all ticipatp their action Shortly thereafter Mr Hears called a meeting of the marketin group leaders of the state We con f erred on Jan 21 and unanimous agreed to ask Governor Hammill t permit us to name our own commil tee Mr Hearst presented thi agreement to Hammill and he re fused point blank to accept it These three marketing organlza lion leaders than unanimously in dorscd an agreement assuming th full responsobility for calling conference of the livestock grower of the state at which conference th plan farm board will be duly con sidered 3Vo Authority Claim The governor of Iowa had n more authority for callingthe Jan 12 meeting than the mayor of De Moines or the president of the Iowa Manufacturers association would have had What would be the result if the 47 governors of the other Turn to Pugo 10 Column4 Kansas Bishop May Lose Sight of Eye SALINA Kans Bishop Robert H Mize of the Salina diocese of the Episcopal church may lose the sight of his right eye because Pete Martinez Mexican laborer walked into the bishops automobile Martinez broke the glass in one door of the automobile and the bishops eye was cut by fly ing particles The pedestrians face and one arm also were lacerated severely TOE Will Rogers LONDON Jan lunch Monday in their rooms with Mr and Mrs Morrow and elder daughter Elizabeth Mrand Mrs Stimson were there and he told me i You go back home Will and announce that one of Ameri cas much ad vertised talents has been over estimated We are not the IV1LI ROGERS masters of bunk He had just come from a fivehour siege with the whole mess of em England Monday morning ord ered work stopped on two cruis ers the Surrey and Northumber land These are the same two MacDonald ordered work stopped on last July when the papers were all full of it and Mr Hoov er saw him and raised him one by stopping work on three of ours If Mr Hoover sees this raise I hope he does it with the same ships too They will keep on stopping work on these two till the first thing you know they will he late building em But all sinkingaside our boys seem very optimistic and feel that something will be accom plished They are all crazy about Joe Robinson Mr Hoover can feel proud of his lads but boy there is some tough babies here Talk about taking boats away from them there is delegations here that wouldnt give up an oar to see eternal salvation Yours WILL ROGI5RS NEW ARCHBISHOP Bishop Francis J Beckman Lincoln Nebrwho has been appointed archbishop to ijuc ceed Archbishop J J Keano whoso death not long ago at DubuiruD left an important va cancy In tho middle western Catholic church organization Tho new archbishop formerly served in Ohio and was ele vated to tho rank ot bishop when lio was called to tho Nebraska post Ho Is said to be primarily an educator and thin is regarded as important in his new assignment because ot the church colleges under his administration PLAN REVEALED TO KILL FORTES GIL AND RUBM Revolutionists Hoped fo Take Over ment MEXICO CITYIJan 28 Mex ico City police claimed todayAp have frustrated a plot to assassinate President Emillo Portes Gil and the president elect Pascual Artiz Rubjo blow up several public buildings and seize administration of the govern ment Of 19 persons arrested several days ago Valente Quintana chief of police said 17 have confessed can nection with the plot and are being held The two released were women who proved their innocence The chief of police said the plot ters were adherents of Jose Yas concelou defeated candidate for the Mexican presidency who charged after his defeat the polls last Nqv 17 that the OrtizRubistas taken advantage of certain peculiar ities of the Mexican election lawa to win from him The plot he said was to mfcs Sficre the guard at the government power plant here capture the plant seize arms at a factory in the venter of the city and subsequently to ter rorize the populace by shooting rockets with ajlarge tent into the air In the confusion the president and presidentelect were to be sljpt and the government Suit Claims Three Died Mysteriously CHICAGO Jan 28 Sarah Carroll sister of the late John B Murphy who was vice president of the Kohler company has brot suit in superior court con testing his million dollar will and charging that Murphy his first wife and two sons were put to death mysteriously Mrs Carroll accused May W Dunn Murphy the second wife of responsibility for the deaths Murphy died Nov 12 1928 His two sons John B junior and Hal let MMurphy had died previous ly Murphy was vice president of the company headed by Governor Kohler of Wisconsin for 20 years The bill filed In superior court last Friday and made public today alleges that the deaths of Mrs Rose Murphy Hallet Murphy John B Murphy Jr and Mr Murphy were caused by wrongful and skillful acts of Mrs May W Dunn Mur phy The second Mrs Murphy the bill charges married Murphy for his money and treated him brutally beating him into unconsciousness both before and after their mar Some of tbe arrested persons students Valente the plot tfillan lawyer one of the prisoners charged as their ringleader en Alvaro Obregon was assassi nated in July 1928 about a fort ight after his election to the preai ency WILL CONSIDER LEGALIZED BEER Dyers Proposal to Be Brot to Attention of Com mission WASHINGTON Jan 28 Chairman Wickersham of the law enforcement commission in a letter to Representative Dyer of Mis souri made public today said that Dyers proposal to legalize beer containing 275 per cent of alcohol would bo submitted to the commis sion for consideration on Feb 5 The Missouri representative con ferred with President Hoover re cently about his proposal and hat also written to Wickersham re questing him to consider the mat ter Dyer however asserted he thot Wickersham misunderstood his suggestion He said he believed the enforcement act could be changed to legalize the manufacture of 27 beer without violating the eight eenth amendment and that the question considered was jvhether the prohibition conditions would be benefited by altering the liquor laws in that particular Three Trainmen Killed COLUMBUS Ohio Jan 28 Three trainmen were killed today when the boiler of a New York Cen tral freight engine exploded at Ar nold 20 miles northwest of here tn over for investigation and t1 jjy tigueflr administraH takes office Feb 5 Roman MERCURY DROP IS FORECAST owa Will Get Colder WealK er After Brief Warm Spell DES JdOINES Jan 28 older weather was due to reach northern Iowa today as the entire tate basked in temperatures well above zero i The drop In temperature was not sxpected to be severe however j Charles City was the chilliest pointy reported to the government weather bureau here with 2 above zero Other readings were 4 above at Davenport 6 above at itolnes Dubuque and Keokukj and 10 above at Sioux City and Council Bluffs Buy New Equipment SIBLEY Jan 28 county has purchased a new motor ruck with snow plow and main tenance attachments It has been put into use already on county roads o clean out mail routes Wea IOWA WEATHER Fair Tuesday night and Wed nesday colder Tuesday night in north portion LOCAL STATISTICS j GlobeGazette weather figures fbr 24 hour period ending at 8 ocloclt Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 17 Above Minimum in Night Below At 8 A M Tuesday Zero The number of consecutive zero or subzero nights was pushed to i4 Monday night when the alcoholic in dex in the GlobeGazettes weather instruments was left at 2 below wind Tuesday morningwas frontdie west and the sun was on the job
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