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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 21, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                HOME EDITION Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI fIVG JENTS PER UOPV ASSOCIATED PKESS LEASED W1KB SERVICE li Primary Worries Congressmen U n easy As Election Time Nears By CIIAMLJSS P STEW4UT ASHINGTON March nations lawmak ers are beginning to worry about their renomina tions those of the sen a tors whose terms are cl i a w i n g to a close and the entire outfit of represenlati ves whose terms all end at once Worrying over reelection will come later Re nomination is the first problem and important too a candidate can lie just as ef fectively elimin primarics as subse ated in the r quently at the polls Some lawmakers like Senator Simmons of North Carolina are dead sure to be reelected if their parties renominate them but have renominalion fights on their hands Others like Senator Goff of West Virginia are certain enough to be renommated but will have to work like sixty for reelection Still oth ers like Senator Robinson of Ken tucky face opposition in the pri maries and hard campaigns after ward A very few like Senator Cap Per Of Kansas have their renomin ations and reelections both al ready safely cinched CENATOR DENEEN of Illinois id back home now hustling to be renominated His states primaries are first on the next month Denoen couldnt wait for congress to adjourn RepresentativeRuth Hanna Mc Cormick wants to supplant him as the faucker states senatorial candi mte on the G O P ticket and they say it is nearlyeven betting that shefl beat him Senators and representatives from 14 other states will be break in the SCARFACE SURRENDERS V I whichtheyKhope to harvest during May June and July Most gfthe rest from bailiwicks where the primaries are not held until August or September will stick it out here up to adjourn ment probably about midJune Staying on the job clear thru to the Bitter end has an appearance ol dogged faithfulness and devotion to duty that counts with the if not persisted in until too darn late In the day TT is not partisan to say that the 1 indications point toward demo cratic congressional gains this year It is not partisan for the reason that thertrend usually is somewhat away from the administration in off presidential years Besides the last election was a landslide in which republican victories were won in normally democratic terri tory The pendulum is apt to swing back now Moreover unless business picks up at an extraordinary rate there Turn o THRO Column Former Minister Held for Operating Still OKLAHOMA CITY OUIa March 21 L Thorougrhman who left Methodist ministry in to become a federal prohibition agert today was lield under bond on a government charge of op erating a stilj former minister who re signed from the government service last July was arrested last night in a jald four miles south of Law ton A large still 70 gallons of liquor an automobile and several firearms wers seized ID ITALY OUT Two Countries Unable to Solve Parity Problem T ONDON March 21 Am ierican British and Japanese naval delegations were understood today to be preparing for quick def inite action next week in the pro duction of a limitation and reduction pact In American circles it was said that the moment the Japanese gov ernment indicates acceptance of the proposals now being considered in Tokyo for an agreement among the United States Great Britain and Japan France and Italy will be called upon to put their cards on the table in an effort to settle their parity disagreement Three Towers to Sign If France and Italy still cannot see any purpose in further negoti ating on their difference then the other three powers will frame an agreement along the lines of the Washington treaty and France and Italy will be invited to sign such parts as they wish In other words it was said there will be a three power pact with France and Italy possibly signing some clauses which do not affect their parity disagreement delegation this morning held a meeting under the leadership of Secretary Stimson and it was Believed they discussed what action will be taken when Tokyoa reply is received Agitation amongsenators and congressmen up for reelcutlon this year for u change In thu chairmanship of tho republican national committee Is expected to result in the resignation of Claudius Huston above of Tennessee in tho near future For several diiys Huston has been grilled by the senate lobby committee NOTHING TO DO PARIS March 21 to day whether and when he would gv to London Premier Tardieu re plied that he planned to go to Lon don when something definite at the coufprence seemed to require hh presence Tis attitude of the French gov ernment towards the conference re mains unchanged it was said in of ficial circles regarding the runiov that Premier Tardieu was not go ing back to London It was added however that it doe5 iOt depend on France alone to find a solution of the present diffi culties of the conference Prime Minister Briand and his colleagues will cjoppratein an effort to ac complish something it was said but it must be cooperation and not onesided sacrifices GUARDS AND CONVICT KILLED IN JAIL BREAK Fugitive Dumps Body of Pal in Kitchen of Neighbors Home BULLETIN MONTGOMERY Ala March Hudgons Mont gomery county convict ivlio escaped Spelgiicr prison curly today after he unl Tom Barnes another prisoner shot ami seri ously wounded two guards wus recaptured near here this nftcr noon by u group of officers MONTGOMERY Ala March 21 m hours after Thoma Barnes and Lee Hudgens Montgom cry county convicts shot am wounded two guards and from Speigner prison early today Barnes body was left by at the home of H C Swarmeei here fa A bullet had pierced hear but the manner in which he was sho was a mystery Swearingen said that after dumping the body on th floor in the kitchen Hudgens drov off in an automobile without am explanation Fearing that Hudgens was armed Swaringen said he made no effort to molest him Hudgens family resides but a block from Swaringen The pistol with whichBarnis sho GOES TO NICARAGUA Defense Counsel Con tinues Pleafor Oil Man AUNT HEX By Robert Quillet A man could listen an talk at the same time like a woman does but it hurts his feelins if everbody dont set with their months open while hes talkin FEDERAL AGENTS RAID BREWERY Source of Supply for Upper N Y Cities Believed Stopped NEWARK N J March 21 Federal prohibition agents working out of Albany N T believed to day they had cut off a source of supply for upstate New York cities by raiding a brewery and loading station here and seizing 7000 bar rels of beer The raid was made by nine agents armed with pistols and riot guns un der command of Capt George E Golding special agent for Kngland and New York state out side New York City New Jersey prohibition agents knew nothing of the raid until it was over Using a truck for a battering ram the raiders smashed the doors of a garage at the rear of a brewin plant oparatod by the SuperioT Manufacturing company yesterday They said they found a crew of men filling barrels from a SOO foot pipe line running from the brewery They then entered the brewery and arrested 31 persons includinga girl switchboard operator All were charged with conspiracy to Violat the prohibition law The brewery and loading station were put under guard BULLETIN WASHINGTON Miirch 31 m Justice Wflliarn Hit7 announced today the case of Edward L Uolicny churned with bribing Albert B Fall former cabinet officer would go to the jury to morrow WASHINGTON March 21 tinning his fervent plea to the jury that Edward L Doheny be freed on a charge of bribery Frank Hogan chief of defense counsel be gan his arguments today with an explanation of the Pearl Harbor Hawaii naval oil storage contract The Pearl Harbor contract gave a Doheny company preference to the Elk Hills Cal naval oil lase subject to certain conditions and this preference was regarded ns mandatory The government charges that Do heny gave Albert B Fall rormer secretary of the interior a Dribs of 100000 to influence his award of the Elk Hills oii lands to Doheny interests and that the Pearl Har bor contract wag arranged to suit the man on trial would get the valu able properties in California Atlee Pomerene government sne cial prosecutor in his the jury yesterday insisted that while Doheny kept in the back ground during the Pearl Harbor ne gotiations he had his hands on the reins possession of Hudgens to gather with a quantity of ammuni tion First reports reaching the county here was that Barnes had engaged county officers headed by Sheriff John L Scogin in a pistol battle but pending return of the officers this could not be verified North Carolina Man Under Consideration for High Court Post WASHINGTON Marcli 21 President Hoover is understood to be giving serious consideration to Judge John G Parker of North Car olina for the vacancy on the su preme court bench Some of Parkers friends think that the president even has gone so far as to make a definite decis ion A vacancy on the bench exists as a result of the recent death of Justice Edward Terry Sanford of Tennessee GIRL BURIED BY Bonney Henderson 12 Suf fers Pain but Condition Is Not Thot Serious Five Communists Held BATAV7A Java March 21 Five Chinese communists were ar rested at Palembang and 16 in Riau Archipelago today A number of documents in thoir nlo were seiwd hv ih Dutch authori ties Bouncy Henderson 12 years of age U5iuvhler of Mr and Mrs H A Hrnderson North Federal avenue is confined lo her bed Kiif feruiK from painful burns received Thillslay afternoon when shf stu nilcd while carrying a tea ket tle full of boiling water The boilins water was thrown on boti nor knees and one side of hci face One eye was swollen shut Fri day morning Her skin which was toiui d by the water was blistered Allbo her condition i not ilioi by piiysiMiiJ much pain from the burnn CUBAN WORKERS BACK TO JOBS Unemployment Protest Strike Passes Off Peacefully HAVANA March 21 With their 24 hour strike in protest against unemployment over Cubas workmen went back to their labors today Streetcars and omnibus lines again operated relieving the partial tieup of yesterday Both in Havana and over the island the strike passed quietly President Machado told leaders of five labor organizations who called upon him that he was impressed with their atutude and that the government was prone to view th strike ns legitimate as long as manifestations were peaceful anil property was not damaged 1 JalXrfi L Estate of WASHINGTON March 21 W A petition for the probate of the will of the late William Howard Taft showed the former president and chief justice left an csate valued at 475000 As filed recently by Mrs Taft the petition for probate showed Mr Taft owned rail estate near Murray Bay Quebec Canada and the man sion on Wyoming Avenue In Wash ington together estimated to be worth The former chief justices person al estate cfrccls was estimated at S300000 Asxtirititfrl r IMatheiv KitingHanim newly appointed American minister lo Nicaragua culled on Ireslilcnt Hoover before leaving for his new post Butlers Plea Is Denied by School Body CHICAGO March 21 pleti of Butler college of Indianap oils Indfor reinstatement on pro bation in the North Central AS soclation of Colleges and secondarj schools has been denied the execu live committee of the association an nounced today The executive committee attei istening to the appeal for probation said it reaffirmed the decision of the commission on institutions of ngher education to drop Butler from the list of accredited colleges and universities The committe also approved the ction of the commission in dropping rauc Junior college of Chicago from he list but invited officials of the ollege to make a plea for reinstate icnt next year Crane Junior is a irt of the Chicago school system nd efforts are under way to cor ect the overcrowded condition ob cted to there Butler was dropped because a new 750000 athletic field house and adium it had erected had reduced he schools endowment to a point elow the required standard MOSCOW URGES MODERATION oviets Proclaim Religion Cannot Be Abolished Over Night MOSCOW March 21 TiniTi cial warning to be moderate in car rying out the antireligious nm paign of the soviet government aiv the communist party was the in terpi station gained today fron speeches before the opening of the allunion congress of atheists A succession of speakers told th congrtss that their propagandist muit abandon the ideathat religion can he exterminated in Russia overiiipht They declared that tx CDSSE committed by atheistic work ers rid village officials in the wa on religion must forthwith cease Tlw conclave waswarned that no attempt must be made to close cluiirlies by force to remove churci bells to coerce peasants into joining the league oC the godless or to proclaim entire districts as ath eistic region of peaceful meii1 persuasion propoganda rml explanation were listed by EmnSyan Yaroslavsky chairman of the srciety of militant atheists who declared that propaganda particu larly must be intensified particu larly among women who he naia wcro more ignorant and supers tloui than men SENATE HAPPY OVER PROSPECT OF REST Adjournment of Weel Planned by Weary Solons BULLETIN WASHINGTON March a I the senate todny had refused for the fifth a tar iff on oil Senator Watson of In dlami tho leader nn nounccd on In floor that the scmiUs should stay In session to morrow until it passed the tariff measure VUASHMGTON March 21 Weary senators responded to day to the alluring prospect of a weeks vacation with a determined effort to end the seemingly endless tariff debate for the close of the week For six months and a half the SmoocHawley bill has been the subject of a wearing acrimonious discussion For three weeks the daily sessions have been of 11 hours eacn The senate is tired and looko forward to a rest FJrst IColl Call Soon When the final roll call is taken posaiby tomorrow but certainly on Momtiy or Tuesday then an ad journment of one week is planned tna fhe legislators may recuner from the long grind catcH up with their office work and enjoy a few rounds of golf in the warm sun shine that early spring to Wastngton The vacation proposal hits he support of the leaders Senator Watson of Indiana the republican chieftain is actively behind it With the exeception of a roll cill vote on the question of imposing a duty on oil four times previously docUIfliJ in the negative all the ma jor rate controversies had been sel tled today and the final vote iwaitcd only the disposition of a iong list of individual amendments taken tin in rapid fire succession Shoos on Free List By the narrow margin of a singl vote it was decided last night ceep hides and shoes on the 1re 1st Ballotingon an amendment b Senator Oddie republican Nevarl a tij vole was in prospect whe Senator Grundy of Pennsylvania vallcerl into the chamber nn houUfi an aye in response lo hi naivn quickly called by Vice Pres dent Curtis Proponents of the amendmct yere congratulating thcmselve hat it had carried but Senate lorah upset their calculations H iad voted for the hide and nho Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cut Murch poor old movie folks do have our troubles lately We no more than adapt ourselves to some new in vention than another one knocks us in the crcelt Talking pictures hit us at a time when we was as dumb as a rabbit Color photog raphy showed WILL ROGERS up our red noses and grey Lair and to sink us entirely some guy in Washington yesterday got u patent on an apparatus that will register smell in the movies Now we not only got to look colorful act good talk good but our personal odor has got to be above suspicion A criticism will read Popular John Gilbert ap peared here last night in Love Em and Destroy EmHis speak ing voice in the lower registers is pleasing he has dark spots un der his eyes and a bluish bruise on his left Ihigh he acts marvcl ous but why dont he do some I thing about his halitosis Yours WILL ROGERS Author Lecturer Drops Dead While Telephoning CHICAGO March 21 Morton Kramer 57 author and lec turer dropped dead while telephon ing in a south side drugstore late last night Letters addressed tn the ware finnd in to M Irsilocation today by friends of the fanv Turn In Ijiiti 2 Column FINALPLEATO SAVE MRS MINER Defense Attorney Says No Evidence Shown That She Poisoned Man ANAMOSA March 21 Uemleys final plea this morning in behalf of Mrs Tilda Miner on tria for first degree murder in connec tion with the death of her husband Ed Miner contained four claims to reasonable doubt of her guilt Pleading Mrs Miner is insane un der the law Remley contended there was no evidence that any of the fivo capsules she admitted con tained poison had been taken hv her husband that Albert Hartwig her alleged paramour had filled other capsules that Mrs Minern five capsules have been accounted Tor and that the husband frequent ly had spoken of committing sui cide County Attorney Clifford B Paul was to give brief rebuttal argiimenl or the slate this afternoon askin the dealTi penalty or life Imprison ment The jury of four men and eight women then will receive the case Agreement Reached TOKYO March 21 Pi An agreement has been reached be snn the Japanese and soviet nv for interchange of Uiu nihiy officers between the two whereby Inpnnes ill ho for nciuiU Lo soviet units and vice versa SEVENYEARSIN STATES PRISON defense Attorney Plans to Appeal Convic tion of Wizard 15v TIIEOnOKIC K KOOl Associated Ircss Stuff Writer KDAR RAPIDS March 21 The state today had won the lirst major battle in its attempt to prove that George K Huckins and his father Elmer s Huckins of Hancock Wis conducted a fraudu lent business promising 2S and 52 per cent returns Breaking a 25hour deadlock a jury of 10 men and two women con victed the younger Huckins in dis trict court here yesterday afternoon of obtaining J300 from Eniil Levsen former American league baseball player thru fnlse pretenses Within 10 flays allotted by I O Ellison a motion for a new trial will be filed Walter r Barn OVer luHunlcms attorney said Should that he denied the case will be appealed to the lown sunrcnu court he asserled Faces Year Kentrmrr Huckins faces a maximum sen tence of seven years imprisonment iind a 55000 fine The minium m is one year in jail Sentence will not ue passed nowcvcr until motion for a new trial ig overruled Meanwhile two similar dunRes against the former Cedar Rapids baseball magnate who is out on bond will be tried at the Septom er term Elmer Huckins is await ing a habeas corpus hearing nt Wautoma Wis against extradition proceedings lo Iowa where ho is wanted in connection with the mvs erioits business enterprise HucldnH In iconm It was oclock p m ycsler ay when the jury reported a vcr lict had been reached The notifica ion came 4f minutes after the nlesmen had retired followin rc carling of portions nf the states eslimony for wnich they hnd asked vhen a 10 to 2 deadlock had been n force since Wednesday afternoon Huckins and his wife were al ndy in the courtroom the defend nt having been summoned for re ending of the evidence Many spec AND STEGE ARE Six Men Arrested on Racketeers Florida Estate CHICAGO Maroh Scar face Al Capone surrendered lo Uncago police today and was in conference with Chief of Detectives ege shortly before i oclock The gang leader gave himself up nccompanled by his attorney Thomas D Nash after Nash had In formed Stege that Caponc was will ing to talk to him provided that ho wasnt put in jail Nash and Caponc were accom panied by Phil DAndrea described as a Capone henchman His surrender came unexpectedly Police had abandoned hope of find ing him following his release from the Eastern Penitentiary at Phila delphia last Monday Since then a aquad of detectives has guarded his home and watched all his other haunts in Chicago without result He was reported to have arrived here Tuesday Cmiio IJirootly to Chicago Nash would not say where Ca ponc had been since his release from prison but indicated he had come directly to Chicago The gang chief his attorney ana DAndrea walked into the office Capt John Stege chief of detec tives at Capt John Egan deputy chief and three detective lieutenants mot him and took Utni to the federal building whero Intended tosec son United States district In case the government is not ready to take action against tho gangster in an income tax action Bgan intended to take him on over to the states attorneys office and find out what John Swanson the state s attorney had against him After the tour of the offices is completed fCgnn said ho would take Capoue back to the detoftiivo bureau where Stego would lay the law lown to him SIX ARE ARRESTED MIAMI Fin March 21 nicn arrested in a liquor raid on ho Talni Island estate of Alphonse Capone Chicago racketeer and sub equently released on cash appear nce bonds today sought writs of abeas corpus Uleir Immos as and Albert Capone Authorities said they wore brothers of the gangster despite statements by Chicago po lice that Caponcs brothers are named Mimi Joseph and Ralph the aim0 Cicero n6ht club oper All Furnished Hondo The man identifying himself as John Capone and Krankic Newton Tuin In J Column last Chicago Negro Is Electrocuted for Shooting of Grocer STATE PRISON Michigan City nd March 21 TVJnmcs Britt Cast Chicago Negro was executed in the electric chair at oolnck this morning for the fatal shmlin October or Sam Iwist Chicago grocer a Ziffijtffi IOWA WEATHER Moslly cloudy potsllily snoit or 11111 In west portion Friday igiit or hy Snturdny and in cus pnrlimi Saturday slowly rising lempcnitura except Fri day night in southeast portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlnbeGiizRtte weather figures for 21 hour period endingat 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 2 Above Minimum in Night Above At 8 A flj Frillv OD Atrovo NKWfall 10 or m Inch lrclplhitioi 01 f March presented n chilly front Thursday The forenoon opened with n snow which continued unil about JO oclock Then the sun ap peared on the scene and banished the light covering of white but a chilly wind persisted and Thursday nights minimum was the lowest recorded since the second night of the month   

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