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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 13, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas iLY PA i Edited for the Home XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOO1ATBD PRESS LEASED WIRE S HOME SERVUE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 13 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 1Q9 The Couzens Family Elopement Shows Detroiters Uncon veniionaL By CHAttLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Feb 13 The Couzens are an u n c 6 n ventional family Margo Couzens recent elopment to marry young Jeffries Chew ning in Balti more was anil lustration of it True one may suspect that Miss Couzens parents would have sus pected something if they had been strictly oh the alert Advance publication of the banns as re quired by the church to which the Cimzenss belong the obtain ing of adispensation arrangements forthe presence of a monsignor to perform the these preliminaries take considerable time besides involving a certain amount of publicity The inference is rather strong that Miss Couzens was not seriously worried lest her stern father the Michigan senator veto the weddintr at the last minute yOUNG MRS CHEWNING really told the whole story undoubt edly shortly after the elopement when she mentioned her horror of society weddings An elopement beyond any ques tion was her only means of escap ing one Washington simply would nol have endured any other kind if it had had a word to say about it We may safely assume then that it was society the Chewnlngstobe and who DOW are ran away from and not the brides father and mother Maybe as a mere matter of form Senator and Mrs Couzens honestly were not told Maybe they were Atany senator threw no a He was perfectly calm 3 OOKED at either way it was un conventional which is exactly what might have been expected in Senator Couzens daughter A3 a multimillionaire product of the most standardized industry on earth an industry which is mighty because of the very perfection of its Turn to Page 12 Olurim 3 FEDEMLWBitS SERVED ON FIVE First Liquor Injunctions by U S Officials Ire Served Here Federal liquor injunctions served herfe Wednesday first fed eral injunctions to be served in Ma son City Accordingto federal offi cers these will be strictly enforced and any violations will result in the padlocking of they establishments Injunctions will be served on land lords of the buildings later The injunctions which were served by Frank Thiede deputy United States marshal from Fort Dodge were signed by George C Scott Judge of the United States district court The first injunction was against Alfred Cardarelli and Nick Barkages of the Lehigh lunch room Injunctions were also served against Tom Mountrichas one of tne proprietors of the Jefferson hotel and John Hatges and Nick proprietors of the Arena hotel POLICE NET Hughes CapitalRumors He Will Withdraw 2 WOMEN VOICE OPPOSITION TO US DRY LAWS Committee Hears Fresh Attacks on Prohi bition WASHINGTON Feb Two determined feminineop ponents of prohibition held the cen ter attention today as the house judiciary committee opened its sec ond hearingon resolutions asking outright repeal of the eighteenth amendment Their presence overshadowed even the expectation of the wets for a general denunciation of the dry laws by William Cabell Bruce of Maryland one of the most caustic critics of these statutes who spoken in congress sincethe amend ment was enacted 10 years ago Bruce is a former senator The two women were Mrs Charles H Sabin former republi can national committecwoman from New York and Representative Mary T Norton democrat New Jersey The latter was the first heard The committee decidedto sil mostof the day instead of holding only a morning session Most of the audience was made up of women Sponsors Resolution Mrs Norton the first women called is author ofone of the read amendment She he measure which would amend tKe Tiini to fugo 12 Column 5 FRENGlTlVEAL THEIR DEMANDS AUNT HEX By Robert Quilien i I saw it was the preacher but I just let him knock Id been needin a good for weeks an once I got started up I wasnt goin to stop for nobody Premier Tardieu States Total of 724479 Tons Necessary BULLETIN LONDON Feb 33 tm Great Brilaln bases her hope world peace on the Brland Kellogg pact and looks for ward to a period in which armed conflicts need not be ex pected and on these grounds can limit her cruiser fleet to 50 instead of 70 Prime Minister IHucDonald told the house of commons today T ONDON Feb 13 French delegation in a statement issued late this afternoon defining its po sition at the present conference an nounced its willingness to accept a naval program from 1930 until 1935 establishing a fleet by Dec 31 1936 aggregating 724479 English tons This fleet would be divided as fol lows Capital ships coming under the Washington substitution rules 156466 tons capital ships not un der the Washington substitution rules 52701 cruisers of 10000 tons 100000 tons all cruiser mounting guns with a caliber over eight inches 24859 tons Light ships cruisers mounting guns with a caliber of eight inches or under destroyers torpedo boats etc 258597 aircraft carriers 32 146 and submarines 99629 Under this program France would build 240000 tons between 1B30 and 1936 French Dont Fear War Of this total 43200 tons would a complimentary building of 196800 tons of replacement ships covering French losses during the war b The French understand that un der this plan the displacement of capital ships would run between 20 000 and 25000 tons Thestatement goes on to say Just as the American and Brit ish governments were able to de clare that war between the two nations is unthinkable France also is happy to declare her profound conviction that between her people and those of the United States and of the British empire any armed conflict ia equally unthinkable Her naval program as well as their own corresponds to a strictly defensive Turn THBC 12 Column 1 Hoover Tries to Recapture Rod Honors LONG KEY Fla Feb 13 Jit Some 60 pounds of sailfish behind the judiciary in the battle of poles and lines the president and Mrs Hoover set out today to regain angling honors for the executive branch of the government The capture of the expeditions largest trophy thus far a 65 pound sailfish measuring seven leet 10 inches by Mrs Harlan F Stone wife of the supreme court justice caused the chief executive to aban don plans for a 25 mile trip south of here and concentrate on the nearby island studded waters whicn Mrs Stone visited While Mrs Hoover recorded Mrs Stones catch with a motipn picture camera Justice Stone Banded a 40 pound sailfish from lirX Hoovers boat The presidentgotyan early lead on his companions Monday when he brot in a 46 pound sailfish but since then he has been unable to snare one of the big gamesters Stones success recom mended the southern sport to the other women of the party and to day they too took a hand in the angling preparations Mr Hoover has hooked several barracuda and a number of the smaller varieties which frequent these waters but only one sailfisb He has sat in an open boat on an average of six hours a day in the full glare of a semitropical sun and the experience has burned his face a deep red c vi JR IS DEAD Son of Former Senator Suc cumbs in Des Moines DES MOINEb Feb 13 Stricken with acute heart attack LaFayette YoungJr former pub lisher of the Des Moines Capital and son of the late United States Senator LaFayetto Young died at his home here at Q p m yester day Altho Young had been suffering from an abcessed tooth for several days Dr J3R Bosner attending said that was not a con tributing factor in his death Ar rangements for the funeral were being held up today pending word from a daughter Harriet who is a student in a Troy N Y school Young wad the last surviving son of the late senator who died in 1926 The only other son Harold died in Paris last November and a daughter Mrs Nellie Young Her rick died in 1923 LaFayette Young Jr was born in Atlantic where his father was publisher of the Atlantic Tele graph a paper which he founded The family moved to DCS Moines in 1890 selling the Atlantic paper and Young purchased the Des Moines Capital publication of which remained in the control of members of the Young family until it was merged with the Deb Moines Trib une in March 1927 At the time of his death he was president of the Young Realty com pany here He held degrees from the University of Iowa and the Uni versity of Michigan Surviving are his widow McArrhnr Young his daughter Miss Harriet 17 and a son LaFayalte HI 15 a high school student here Funeral services will be held at p m Saturday Dr Charles S Medbury officiating MRS WIRKULA IS ON STAND Wife of Slain Man Says Her Husband Was Stopping Car DULUTH Minn Feb 13 TV Taking the stand as the states prin cipal witness Mrs Gus Henry Wirk cula testified that her husband was Jringing his automobile to a halt when he was instantly killed by shots fired by Emmet J White United States customs patrolman n the trial of White on a charge of degree murder in federal lourt here today BLASTS FIRE SINK OCEAN LINER i Central Press Telephoto View of the North German Llojd liner Munchen snapped bljizinjr at her pier In the North rher New York just before sinking utter three explosions ripped thru the hull of the ship causing one deatli and injuring five Tho Munchen had just arrived from Bremen and had uischarjred her jmsscngrers Haugen Reiterates His Belief in Farm Board Defends Action of CONVICTED MAN MAY BE FUGITIVE Carl Johnson Held in N Y Believed Sham baugh Bank Robber NEW YORK Feb 13 here said today they had no know ledge that Carl Johnson sentenced Jan 22 to an indeterminate sentence in the state reformatory at Elmira was wanted by Iowa authorities Johnson was sentenced after his em ployer Benjamin Etkin charged him with stealing 3250 from the cash register in a West Fortysecond street hotel after Johnson had been refused his request for 50which he said he wanted to return to his home in the west Dispatches from Shenandoah Iowa indicate that officers there believe Johnson is the same man as the Clifford Baird they have been seeking In connection with the rob bery of the Shambaugh Iowa Sav ings bank in November Iowa Representative d on Rum Charge Finec SIGOURNEY Feb 13 mond Johfcson state representative from Keokuk county today paid a fine on a county grand jury in dictment on charges of possession of intoxicating liquor He was ar rested last week and indicted early this week Johnson also wag sentenced to three months in the county jail but the sentence was suspendeo He was fined and costs on a charge of intoxication by Mayor Nordyke of Richland Feb 6 the day after he was arrested there Leeds Bank Bandit Suspect Will Be Returned to Iowa SIOUX CITY Feb 13 police officers were in Chicago to day to bring Freddoe Dunn arrest ed there Monday to Sioux City as a suspect in the robbery of the Leeds bank last Friday Dunn waived ex tradition Members in Trying to HelpFanners By IIADFORD E MOB1JSV Stuff Itepresenlatlvc WASHINGTON Dec Re iterating his confidence in the fed eral farm board and the agricultural marketing act Representative Gil bert N Haugen Iowa today de fended the boards actions statement was regarded as especially significant coming as it does when the board is under from various groups and individuals Haugen is chairman of the house agriculture committee and co author of the act as he was of various other schemes for relieving the farmer He said The aim of the act as set up in its declared policy is to minimize speculation prevent inefficient and wasteful methods of distribution encourage cooperation The out standing purpose is aid in prevent ing and controlling surpluses in agricultural commodities so as to maintain advantageous domestic markets and prevent such surpluses from causing undue and excessive price fluctuations or depressions in prices in other words to stabilize the market at the world price plus the tariff and thus make the tariff effective to be accomplished thru 100 per cent cooperation of the producers as for instance the Adamson act and immigration laws are made effective thru labor or ganizations to influence the wage scale and as the federal reserve act by centralized control is made ef fective thru the federal reserve board exercising its power in con trolling the volume and flow of currency thug influencing the rate of interest and to a degree the ex pansion or contraction in all lines of activity Outlines Boards Powers Under the act the board is vested with broad power and given ample funds and specifically di rects that the federal farm board shall execute the powers vested in it by the net only in such manner as will in the judgment of the board aid to the fullest practicable extent in carrying out the policy declared In my opinion President Hoover undoubtedly exercised great care and good judgment in the selection of successful and energetic men of Turn 11 12 Column I CONFIRMATION OF NOMINEE IS MORE DOUBTFUL Big Inroads Gained by Opposition Solons Continue Attacks BULLETIN NEW YORK Feb 13 Charles Evans Hughes nom inated by President Hoover us chief justice of the United States today denied rumors thnt he would withdraw his ac ceptance of the post Altho Mr Hughes would not comment upon the reports current in Washington tbathe would with draw he announced thru his offlco that there was no truth to them WASHINGTON Feb 13 Confirmation of Charles Evans Hughes as chief justice of the United States by the senate went into the doubtful stage today as his friends conceded big inroads by the opposition over night The fight against confirmation of Hughes entered its fourth day to day with Senator Glass democrat Virginia and Senator Nye republi can North Dakota beginning an attaclOupon Hughes shortly after senate met JW P idqnined Hughes for his economic the observation that rthq Isuprjeme court in recent years lias igone far afield from its original functions and constituted itself a court on economic and social questions rather than a court for the interpretation of legal disputes Unfortunate Says Nyc Senator Wye declared the selec tion of Mr Hughes unfortunate and asserted he lacks the qualifica tions of a chief justice on the court of last resort which are of double im portance today with a challenge being thrown in the face of the gov ernment by those seeking special favors Senator Watson of Indiana the republican leader had given notice he would keep the senate in session today until it votes There was considerable private discussion bn the floor on the atti tude of Mr Hughes toward the sen ate fight against him While ru mors circulated that he would with draw no one had any definite word from him and his friends scouted the idea SenatoiWatson of Indiana the republican leader predicted a mar gin of 17 votes for the nominee as the fourth day of debate was re sumed with Senators Glass demo crat Virginia and Nye republican South Dakota carrying on the at tack against Hughes Some Doubt Appears Others who were busy checking the situation early today agreed there was beginning to be doubt on the outcome with the decision de pending on the final attitude of the democrats Senator Norris republican Ne braska who opened the attack on Turn o rifte 12 Cpliimn 70 POLICEFAILlO GET CONFESSION Illinois Man Stoutly Main tains He Didnt Com mit Murder SPRINGFIELD 111 Feb 13 W the grilling of Jonn Ross junk dealer for more than 24 hours police were unable this morning to advance any developments concern ing the murder of an uniclentifiea man here Friday night and the burning of the body nenr Florence 111 later that night Ross was arrested Monday at Hannibal Mo on information sup plied by Jesse Hornbeck a truck driver who told police of driving a truck load of furniture to Hannibal for Ross and of stopping near Flor ence where Ross is said to have burned a barrel of bones and flesh Ross claims the barrel contained rubbish Altho there is a persistent report that the market will be stronger in the spring many people are refusing to take any stock in Will Rogers YORK Feb England has one great custom in the government They can bring before the house of commons in open session any cabinet member or the premier and ask him what he has done and what he has in mind for the future and he has to tell em Wed nesday they WILL KUGEKS questioned Mr MacDonald him self about the conference We dont do it over here It would be too embarrassing to our officials to have to admit what little they had done and extremely humil iating to explain what they had in mind for the future when they had nothing in mind After their appointment if they are not im peached we never hear of them again They only have one obli gation here they have to sign the payroll in person Yours WILL ROGERS NEW YORKER TO B OM CHOGO Worth to Be Taken Paper States Feb 13 and Examiner said Her bert C Heller New York investment banker was coming to Chicago to day to purchase 548000000 worth of city tax anticipation warrants The newspaper said Heller repre sented a banking syndicate and that he had arranged a conference with George K Schmidt city controller to submit his offer Heretofore city officials have estimated they could legally borrow 527000000 on the 1930 levy but the Heller syndicate is prepared to in form Schmidt that it prefers to buy worth of warrants the newspaper said It has been estimaed that the 27 000000 would operate the city gov ernment until July hut this would only leave the city facing another crisis With the It was pointed out thnt the expenses could be met until December by which time it is expected that the 1928 taxes will be in the treasury While payless employes anxiously awaited the outcome of this new hope it was disclosed that Mayor William Hale Thompson and the Cit izens Relief committee were as far as ever from accord on a relief pro gram Silas H Strawn chairman of the relief group still insists that his committee can loan only enough money to pay employes of necessary departments while Mayor Thomp son refuses to agree to any plan that does not include pay checks for every city employe DANCFROSTESS ESCORT KILLED Slayers Escape in Auto After Shooting Couple Down NEW YORK Feb 13 woman identified as a dance hall hostess and her escort were killed early today by four gunmen who alighted from an automobile chased them when they fled in opposite di rections and shot them down The killers escaped in their automobile Several hours after the shooting the body of the woman was identi fied as that of May Smith 24 who came to New York more than a year ago from WilkesBarre Pa and had been employed as a dance hall hostess Her escort was Carmine Barelli 30 of the Bronx who police said was known in the Bronx as a gam bler imtl had a criminal record dat ing 191D GANGSTERS ARE TAKEN IN NEW CRIME CLEANUP AH Could Grace Peni tentiary Roster Says Egan CHICAGO Feb 13 big shot gangsters found be iiiud the drawn shades of a room in which not long ago two others were murdered were held to the rand jury today as gunmen Altogether police took 425 prison jrs yesterday bringing their crime drive total for five days to more than 2500 but theseven the dingy second floor restaurant were regarded by police as far the most important of all In presenting them at last nights showup at which suspects are paraded across a small stage before the victims of recent crimes Chief ofDetectives Kgan said Their names would grace a penitentiary roster or a hangmans warrants They are of the ODonnell gang Lawyers Get Busy Two of them were ODonnell Brothers Myles and Bernard There is a third and better known ODonnell called There was Three Fingered Jack White once convicted of murder1 George Red Barker known as ai labor terrorist and onco charged with murder Mike Quirk Edward Sirnek and JohnOConnor With the fseven was arrested whonipo uxjbuJT pinch eight lawyerswere demandihgithat the promptly booked so that baihcould be arranged and the men freed They were successfulonly in the case of Myles ODonnell whom they represented as a dying man Thot Ho Wns Shot During the questioning a photo grapher set off a flash light behind him and ODonnell fainted When he revived he said he thot he had been shot Myles ODonnell was disorderly conduct and freed under 1500 bond The room In which the arreats were made ig partitioned from the cafe It was here police said that two other well known west side hoodlums William Clif ford and Michael Reilly were killed Turn to Ingo 12 Column 5 YELLOWLEYTO REMAINBORAH Chicago Enforcement Offi cer Will Not Be Re moved WASHINGTON Feb 13 W Prohibition Commissioner Doran said today that E C Yellowley pro hibition administrator at Chicago would remain in that district and characterized reports that Yellow ley was to be transferred as erron eous The commissioner said however that George Hurlburt deputy admin istrator at Chicago had requested he be transferred to the west coast and said this might be done if a place could be found for him Frank Cunningham deputy ad ministrator at Milwaukee Doran said was being considered as Hurl hurts successor in Chicago if the latter were transferred IOWA WEATHER Tartly cloudy Thursday night coUer In west portion Friday generally fair and colder LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette wenther figure for 21 hour period ending at i oclock Thursday mornnig Maximum Wednesday 38 Above Minimum in Night 12 Above At 8 A M Thursday 16 Above   

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