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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 12, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Edited for the Home HOME EDITION VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPS ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY lOWfA WEDNESDAY MARCH 12 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 132 Probe Agencies Unemployment Ser vices Are Scru tinized By CHARLES STEWART ASHINGTON March to eight thousand dollar jobs in south America besidesthe ro mance and ad venture men tioned in their circulars are not definitely prom ised by the em ployment ser vices whose lit erature govern ment officials have been watch ingrecently in thehope of catch ing them in a i few plain enough m is r e preseuta tions to permit legal interfer ence with their operations The services are mighty slick however Services at a price of course is about all direcl workers to pleasant and lucrative positions Fraud orders have deprived some of the morereckless offenders oE the use of the mails but most of them are too crafty to justify anything worse thansolemn warnings againsi their the labor de partments employment bureau has issued repeatedly UMPLOYMENT agencies legiti mats andvotherwise natui flourish in times when work is slack as it now unquestionably least somewhat The tiome work gag almos invariably with an expensive outfi of material or tools to be bought am paid for first is being utilized fo all it is worth as might be expectec Muscle Shoals and Boulder Dam on neither of which projects are there any openings tospeak of are being exploited industriously However beingr farther away wtha strongjtang of theunknown about America seems to have lent itself especially to the employment merchants genius truth is that certain jobs in 1 South America really do pay ex cellent meoney to a very very few PARLEY LOOMS Society Women Rally to Defense of Liquor Laws Turn to Page 10 Column RETURN BODIES TO WATERLOO Murdered Woman and Dead Husband to Be Buried in Iowa WATERLOO March 12 Tt Bodies of Thomas Dyer 47 and his divorced wife Mary 41 whom he shot to death at the state public school at Owatonna Minn Mon day Anight were being returned to Waterloo today Dyer killed himself near Owa tonna late yesterday apparently believing he was trapped by a posse seeking the slayer of his wife His body with a bullet wound in the head was found not far from where his automobile was wrecked apparently as he aped for hiding A revolver lay beside him and an other was in his pocket Mrs Dyer who last spring ob tained a divorce from her husbanf here on grounds of cruelty was shot four times She had tolc friends of threats her husbanc made Dyer formerly employed ii the Illinois Central railroad shop here was adjudged insane thrc years ago but was released las year from the insane asylum a Independence The couple was married in De catur 111 Dec 2 1907 Mrs Dye went to Owatonna last September AUNT HET By Robert Quillen WIVES OF FORD EDISON ADD TO DRYTESTIMONY Majority of Women Are in Favor of Prohi bition Claim WASHINGTON March 12 Retention of the eighteenth amendment was urged with empha sis before the house judiciary com mittee today by a group of women who either personally took the wit ness chair or submitted briefs in an effort to showthat the womanhood of America stands wholeheartedly behind the drylaws Backing up their contention with statements from Mrs Henry Ford and i Mrs Thomas A Edison in favor of prohibition the women ap peared in rapidsuccession MrsHenry W Peabody of Bev erly Mass chairman of the wom ans national committee for law en forcement took charge of the more than a score of women present She made clear that it was the inten tion of the witnesses to show that 12000000 women were in favor of etaining the dry law Defer Cross Exuminutions Mrs Peabody obtained an agree ment with the committee to rdefer ross examination of the women un il after all had ation of their prepared atemeht sV Mrs John F Baltimore iresident of the General Federation f Womans clubs who said she had eceived a threat of injury if she ppearerj was among the first to give her views She said her organi ation was emphatically opposed to modification The next witness was Mrs Clar nce Fraim legislative chairman of he General Federation of Womans lubs She told of resolutons the or ganization had adopted in support if the eighteenth amendment Mrs Sippel said The general federation is an or ganization of 14500 clubs in 2500 of the 3000 counties of this coun ry and I am expressing the will of his group when I say they wish the eighteenth amendment carried out Land Had Favored Prohibition The federation had gone on rec ord since 1918 as favoring prohibi tion she added anti explained that at later conventions it had reiter ated its stand Mrs Feabody presented to the committee statements from many Turn lo PIKC JOColumn DUNPACING 3 INDICTMENTS Alleged Bank Robber Held on Three Counts at Sioux City SIOUX CITY March 12 Freddie Dunn 28 Sioux City today faced indictments charging him with bank robbery breaking jail and assault with intent to commit murder Dunn is charged with robbing the Leeds State bank here of last month Soon after being re turned here after his arrest in Chi cago he made a spectacular break for liberty but was recaptured after attempting to shoot it out with offi cers This escapade was mado the subject of counts charging jail breaking and assault with intent to commit murder Local authorities say Dunn is also wanted for participation in the Salix bank robbery of last Oct 7 and the holdup of a grocery here BODY OF TAFT LIES IN STATE AT CAPITOL IN VOTE WILL NOT QUIT POST MacDonald Will Await More Successful Attack All o my girls was good mannered but sometimes Mavy would forget to spit her gum out before goin into church Just before being carried to Arlington national cemetery for burial the body of H former president and chief justice is shown in this A ssociated Press telephoto lying in state on the cata falque under the capitol rotunda at Washington Thousands viewed the body Three other former presi Gnrffeld andHarding occupied the catafalque In death as ddtlie bodyof theUnknown soiaier AT TAFT GRAVE Family to Erect Shaft in Memory of Former President WASHINGTON March 12 The tomb of William Howard Taft will be marked for posterity with a mcmorial shaft befitting the high place he held in the heart of the American people The monument is to be selected by Mrs Taft and their three chil dren who chose the silvan nook in Arlington National cemetery in which the man who was president and chief justice is now at rest Simplicity is to be the dominant characteristic of the marker a sim plicity that will be imposing but far removed from the severe with an inscription telling in affected language of the greatness of the one who lies beneath Sun Shone Thru With guns booming a requiem with President Hoover and the mighty of the government standinw reverently by and with platoons from the army navy find the marine corps drawn up in last salute fot one who had been their commander in chief the body of the dead presi dent was lowered slowly to its last home yesterday as the day was drawing to a close Then as the volleys echoed died across the broad fields of Ar lington came the soft clear notes Turn to ID Column Neg ro Sentenced to Life Term for Theft of Kentucky Poultry PARIS Ky March 12 Ashbury Negro is confessedly weak tho truthful and he admitted to Circuit Judge Ben G Williams that he did steal those six chickens So he was sentenced to life impris onment Jim was to start today serving the rest of his life at the state reformatory at Frankfort having pleaded guilty when ar raigned yesterday He was sen tenced under the habitual criminal act GREAT WESTERN CHAIRMAN Dl Samuel Morse Felton Sue cumbs in Chicago at Age of 77 CHICAGO March 12 Sam uel Morse Felton 77 chairman o the board of the Chicago Grca Western railroad and director gen eral of military railways during the World war years died las night Beginning his career when 1 years old as a rodman Felton af ter his graduation from the Massa chusetts Institute of Technology was actively identified with Am ericanrailroading and continued until last November when he v stricken with paralysis Coming to Chicago in 180E n president of the Chicago and Alton after having served 31 ycnrs wit Eastern and Southern lines ton six years later became licaJ of the Mexican Central In 3909 he wan elected president of the Chicago Great Western anl continued in lhal position uulil when he was made chairman ot the board Wheat Goes to New Low for Season CHICAGO March 12 a dismal outlook for wheat export as estimated by a leading world authority and further depressed by farm board statement that saw no relief from the present grain con jestion in immediate view the wheat rade sold futures contracts down o new low price for the season oday All other grains hit new bottoms vith the leader Smashing down as much as from yesterdays finish wheat prices recovered somewhat to close rom 1 to lower for the day March wheat finished at May to July fl03 to and September to After the closs of yesterdays grain markets Broomhall published an estimate that world import re quirements would be only 650000000 bushels compared with actual clear ances of 900000000 last year North America was expected to furnish 180000000 bushels up to Aug 1 and other countries 75000000 Chairman Alexander Legge of the federal farm board was quoted in a letter to Gov George F Shafer of North Dakota as indicating the board could not solve the wheat surplus problem without the co operation of the farmers in reduc ing acreage SEEK THREE AS SLAYER Wife of Convicted Mail Rob ber and Two Men Are Sought WAUKEGAN III March 12 T Lawrence Dooliltle o Lake county today sought photo graphs and descriptions of three per sons in an attempt to identify th woman whose charred body wa found last week in the ruins of a summer cottage fire on the lonely shores of Deep lake One of those whose description i sought Sheriff Dooliltle disclosed is Mrs Charles Cleaver who testl tied as a government witness in th second Evergreen Park mail robberj trial which resulted in a conviction and a 25 year sentence in the federa prison at Leavonworth for her bus band Charles Limpy Cleaver The other two arc Thomas Holde and Francis Keating sentenced t Leavenworlh for their part in th mail robbery Bom escaped Us week and Sheriff Doolittle said h was investigating the possibilit these two killed Mrs Cleaver an burned her body in the cottage GENlAtSHERE FOR ARMY MESS Soldiers and Businessmen to Rub Elbows at Armory Wednesday Evening Maj Gen Mat A Tinley Coun il Bluffs Major Gen W H Bailey adjutant general Col Glenn C and Gov John Hamxnill headed a distinguished umy officers arid state officials iVhich arrived in Mason City Wed nesday to take part in the annual Chamber of Commerce and national uard mess at the armory The distinguished guests were re ceived by Col Hanfoid MacNider eneral Tinley is to be the main speaker at a program to be given ollowing the dinner at the armory Others of the party also will speak Music will be supplied by the mu nicipal band the ttusty Hinge quar tet and Miss Avis Zumwalt The public has been invited to attend he program which starts at oclock The receiving line will be headed by the presidents of the Chamber of Commerce and the three luncheon clubs E H Wagner president ot the Chamber of Commerce F T Vasey president of the Rotary club G E Cress vice president of the Lions and H W Odle president ol the Kiwanis club Each of Ihese will be assisted by two men from his re spective organization T ONDON March 12 defeated by eight votes in the house of commons on an amend ment to its coal mines bill the labor government of J Ramsay MacDon ald will not resign but will continue in office until its administration is assailed successfully on a matter of importance The amendment to the coal mines bill which conservatives and lib erals passed over Mr MacDonalds head last night does not materially change the measure Immediately after the division count of 282 votes for the amendment and 274 against the prime minister was asked by Stanley Baldwin conservative head if he intended to go on with the bill Answered Quickly The question in effect was a for mal voicing of shouts from lory benches a few minutes previously resign resign and was query as to whether the govern ment would resign precipitating a new general election or not Mr MjScDpaaW answered quickly I am amazed at tlie question Mr Baldwin have an opportunity two days from now to move his partys vote of censure I shall be Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS March 12 these scientists and chem ists are getting smart They got some kind of a c oncoction called the black 1Sht The prohibition a u t h o r i t i es have already bought the ex clusive right If you have b e en drinking they can give you a swig of WILL ROGERS their dope on top of yours and immediately your innards loom up like a bulletin board it regis ters the brand of stuff you been drinking the city it comes from the color of the bootleggers hair and the price you paid If its in Oklahoma City the Jam aica ginger will loom up like you was going to bake a cake So if you see a dry officer coming dont hide the bottle but con ceal your stomach Yours WILL ROGERS glad to accommodate him if he will make his vote of censure general and we will accept the decision Mr MacDonald evinced no discomfiture at his defeat which indeed was somewhat negatived by subsequenl government majorities on other minor points one of which was 98 votes Was First Reverse Yesterdays vote was labors first reverse in the house of commons after nearly nine months adminis tration of the government The coal mines bill on which the defeat was administered has been pulled to pieces by the commons op position and once caused a govern ment defeat in the house of The amendment which was passed over the governments protest yes terday demanded that the govern ment proposal of a levy on the out put of coal for the purpose of fa cilitating its sale be omitted ASA REYES ON WAY TO PR Former District Attorney Must Serve 114 Year Term LOS ANGELES March 12 A speeding train today bore Asa Keycs former district attorney of Los Angeles to the penitentiary at San Quentin where as a convict he will joint the thousands of men who were sent there by him or his dep uties Keyes was convicted of a charge of bribery conspiracy growing out of his alleged failure properly to prosecute persons accused of fraud in the spectacular collapse here sev eral years ago of the Julian Petro leum corporation Investors lost somewhere between and Kcyes was convicted of accepting bribes totalling mum than to soft pedal tho prosecution of certain company of ficiata For more than a year he directed from a cell in the county jail hnre his fight against UID conviction When the state supreme court e ccntly uphold the conviction ho de cided to boffin nerving his one lo 14 year sentence SENATE ORDERS GASHFORBOARD Farm Organization to Get Additional 100 Million From Congress WASHINGTON March 12 The additional for the federal farm boara recently re quested by the board was approved today by the senate without opposi tion The fund was added tothe first deficiency bill after sharp debate over the policies of the board dur ing which Senator Brookhart re publican Iowa urged cooperation by the board with the Canadian wheat pool in opposition to Eng land France and Italy Brookhart expressed a belief that a combination of the three Europ ean nations against the American wheat growers was in operation He blamed the board for not asking for more money at this time Defending the policies of the board Chairman McNary of the agriculture committee said a des perate situation existed thru the world in the wheat market and he believed the board wag doing all it possibly can at this time Senator McKellar democrat Ten nessee said he had heard reports that the board was gambling in the futures market on cotton anO wheat and he severely condemned such a practice HUCKINS LOSES 1 fRAO Objection to Prosecutor Is OverRuled by Court By THEODORE F Associated Press Stuff Writer pEDAR RAPIDS March 12 George Huckins attorneys lost the opening skirmish in his trial on charges of obtaining money under false pretenses today when District Judge F O Ellison permitted G K Thompson assistant county attor ney to aid in the prosecution Judge Ellison overruled a defense motion lo bar Thompson on the ground that he is a member of a law firm which is prosecuting civil suits against Huckins The court held that Emil Levsen of Springvide Iowa former base ball pitcher who is the complaining witness in this criminal case was not a party to the civil action County Attorney Carl Hendrick son began examination of prospec tive jurors just before the noon re cess He as expected to continue the procedure all afternoon Flow Over Attorney CEDAR RAPIDS March 12 of a jury in the trial of George E Huckins on a county attorneys true information charg ing he obtained money under false pretenses was delayed today while attorneys retired to Judge F O Ellisons chamber to argue a de fense motion to exclude G K Thompson assistant county attor ney from participation in the prosecution Walter J Barngrover and R S Milner defense counsel claimed Thompson was a member of a law firm which had filed civil action against Huckins who is alleged to have operated with his father a mysterious financial scheme which paid dividends of 26 to 52 per cent Carl Hendrickson county attor ney argued that Thompson altho a member of the law firm had not participated in the filing of the civil suit Of 16 talesmen who were called for examination as prospec tive jurymen this afternoon only two were and all but four were from Cedar Rapids Huckins appeared In court 10 min utes before his case was called ac companied by his wife and 3 year FRANCE INSISTS ON DEMAND FOR INCREASED NAVY U S Britain Refuse to Aid If France is Threatened 4 r ONDON March 12 tions today were that the French delegation to the five power naval conference had decided to remain adamant in its demand for a navy of 724000 tons or the consent of the other four powers to a pact guar anteeing French security This information followed author itative American statement that the United States could not participate even in an agreement to consult with the other powers in the event French security is threatened much less sign a military pact It was un derstood also that the British cab inet had assumed a similar position warning its conference delegation that no further political entangle ments would be countenanced Insist on Security The developments all of which have come rather rapidly since re turn of a French delegation here headed by Aristide Briand French foreign minister threatened a moSt serious impasse for the conference and Clouded hopes that a five power treaty limiting sea armaments at any consignable figure would tfe evolved 1 A Freicn maJa TJeno I 1 TtierevwiH Frenchattitudeis that they must havethe right to build this tonnage even tho they probably neverwill build it It appears that they will put all their cards on the table and K go back to Paris with their original tonnage figures unless some sort of security pact is forthcoming this latter seems extremely doubtful This stand of the French does not mean lhat some sort of agree ment will not be reached In fact Turn In IURO Id Column YOUNGPLANIS GIVEN APPROVAL Reichstag Votes 266 to 193 to Adopt War Debt Settlement BERLIN March 12 rejchstag today finally approved the Young plan The vote was 26G in favor of the plan and 193 against it with three abstentions The Young plan was given second reading in the reichstag yesterday by a vole of 231 to 174 and todays approval had been looked upon as certain The Young plan measure now only requires President von Hindenhurgs signature and publication of the ratification in the official gazette before the plan by which the finan cial aftermath of the World war will be liquidated will become law as far as Germany is concerned The plan does not go into inter national effect until ratified by the other powers Sfit Wea Nnshiin Eiccts Throe NASHUA March town election of the independent school district was held at the city hall Monday nnd 2515 votes were cast an unusually large number for a school election Three directors woru elected J 13 Wnlson receiving 22T voles R A Nafus 107 and L B Harrison 5f old son He was nattily dressed in a brown suit and red tie but his friends said he appeared much thinner than he was six months ago He appeared at ease as tho court opened but his wife seemed down cast When Huckins was summoned to Judge Ellisons chamber his little boy asked in a voice heard thruout the courtroom Wheres daddy going mamma Injunction Dissolved WATERLOO March 12 temporary injunction which has re strained the testing of cattle in Del aware county by agents of the stain of ngrricullurfl was lis Kolvcil in Judge G W Wooila court yesterday r IOWA WEATHER Mostly unsettled Wednesday night niid Thursday with snow In northwest portion Thursday Slightly warmer Wednesday night in extreme cast south central portions Collier Thurs day in and north portion and by afternoon or night in cast portion LOCAL STATISTICS i GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning iUitviimim Tupsdiiy Minimum in 28 At 8 A M Wednesday SO   

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