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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 4, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Edited for the Home HOME XXXVI CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY APRIL 4 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 152 Voters Want Politicians Bow Before Professional Cam paigners By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON April 4 Politics is not as black as it is painted Business is the real brunet If folk would take a good look they would rec ognize this Evidently they do know if sub consciously but they faij to take cognizance of it with that part of their minds thut they think with They prove that they know it subconsciously by almost nevei allowing a business administra tion to remain long in office It is notorious that such administrations are shortlived and that an admin istration of businessmen almost in variably is followed by reversion to a political administration POLITICIANS do have their faults unmistakably After they have been running things for awhile the voters get thoroly sick of them and decide to put businessmen on the job and keep them there forevermore Sure enough they elect a busi ness administration which is inaug with tremendous eclat promptly gets itself intensely dis liked is relegated to oblivion at the end of about one back come the politicians their popular ity fully rehabilitated and ready to run a fresh gamut until the time arrives for anothqr oneterm busi ness interval sequence is so persistent that I it attracted attention long ago and plenty of people have asked themselves and one another what the explanation was The generally accepted theory seems to be that blunt business bon Turn to Page 2 Column lOWASlAYl STILL IN JAIL Coroner Continues His Probe of Killing at Albia y Raskob Gxe Money ALBIA April 4 lio charges have been filed yet Andy Clair 27 is in the Monroe county jail here following a coroners in quest investigating the death of Harry Gowdy 24 a miner who died early Wednesday morning Tlie coroners jury decided that Gowdy met death at Lovilia by being struck on the head by a bot tle in the hands of Andy Clair 27 of Lovila Coroner C N Hyatt called the inquest at which Clair testified he attacked Gowdy following an argu ment in a restaurant at Lovilia at 1 a m Wednesday He said they were ordered out of the building and continued the fight in the street Ciair refused to tell the cause of the argument Mr and Mrs Harry Gibson own ers of the restaurant told at the in quest how they ordered the men cut of their place when the quarrel started Gowdy will be buried today Denunciations Fly as Race Nears Final Stage By JOEL DAVID WOLFSOHN HICAGO April 4 V Hanna McCormick character zed as a Joan of Arc riding on a camel and Charles S Deneen de scribed by his opponent as chair man of the switchmens union in politics are racing down the final stretch in the Illinois primary for he republican senatorial nomina tion Politicallyminded Chicago is steamed up over the business and the two major candidates try ing to maintain dignity in keep ing with the high office to which they aspire still are finding op portunity to be labor each other Mrs McCorm isk is present ongressman at targe Deneen is United States senator So intense is this duel that little or no attention Is paid to other im portant kins republican with a platform similar to Mrs McCormicks and James Hamilton Lewis running for the democratic nomination He was whip of the Wilson administration Lewis is a wet The others are dry The primary election is Tuesday April S The issues are the world court the ague of nations farm relief and aterways but the local issues on hich probably will turn the county ote which may affect the state vote re the senators factional alliances nd his regularity in the party ense Outcome of National Interest The campaign it is apparent is ttrncting national attention The Kite house is interested in seeing ow the world court issue will fare n this state And the nation is curi us to see whether a woman widow f a senator defeated by the present Turn to PiiKc 2 Column But 2 States Vote Dry in Digest Poll NEW YORK April vole for strict enforcement shows a slight gain in the fourth weeks re turns of The Literary Digests straw referendum on prohibition tho Kansas and Tennessee are the only two of the 40 states reported which are voting bone dry accord ing to tomorrows issue of the mag azine A total of 755857 new votes are reported this week from 20 addi tional states Of the 2000310 postcard votes returned thru the mail and counted at the poll headquarters 848751 or slightly over 42 per cent of the tn tal are wet and 598252 or nearly 30 per cent vote damp while 553 337 are bone dry and deman 1 a strict enforcement of the prohibi tion laws In every southern slate except Tennessee the combined vote for modification and repeal is larger than that for enforcement while in Maryland the vote for repeal in considerably greater than for both modification and enforcement The vast section of Dixie is ap praised as voting medium dry by The Literary Digest Repeal Vote Heavier InFlorida Kentucky and Louis iana the vote for repeal outbal Tiirn to IaKC Column HOOVER JUST ANOTHER CITIZEN Committee Hears GIFTS TOTALING Algona Census Takers StartNose Counting ALGONA April tak ers started out Wednesday moining counting1 persons in Algona Enum erators for Algona are Mrs Ruby S Thorpe and Mrs Alma Nelson They must finish in 10 days AUNT HET By Robert Quillen A man never learns to do things the easiest way No matter liow fat one gets he still tries to bend over to pick up things instead o sriiiattin CAR IS S QUEEN IS DEAD President Hoovor meant ni more 1o Inn census than any other citizen of the country and In was obliged to answer the nu merous personal ciueutiims uskeil him by 1 Sterling Morgan left census official at Washington llnhort V Lainonl right secretary of commcrcR happened to lo present rturlnc the interview TO FIGHT DRYS Chairman Is Director of Group Against Pro hibition WASHINGTON April 4 Pi John 1 Raskob chairman ot the democratic national committee Lo dity appeared before the senate lob by committee to undergo an exam ination concerning contributions ho has made to the association against the prohibition amendment Raskob an outspoken wet laceci three members of the committee Robinson of Indiana republican Caraway of Arkansas and Walsh o Montana democrats All are drys Every seat in the committee room was filled by persons eager to hear the examination of the democratic chieftain Raskob told the committee today 1C had contributed or 000 to the association against the prohibition amendment of which he is a director In Iont Kvcciitlv Chairman Caraway asked the perfunctory opening questions in quiring as to Raskobs occupation The witness replied executive Hoosiers Are Next to See Capt Hawks BULLETIN INDIANAPOLIS Incl 4 Hawks making u transcontinental flight in a glider reached the Mars Hill airport here ut oclock this afternoon He came from Xcrro Haute where he was delayed for ii short time tiiis morning whcn the cable between his glider and his towing plane broke EAST ST LOUIS III April 4 Frank Hawks resumed his transcontinental glider flight shortly after 7 a m when he tooii off behind his tow plane from Parks airport here for Terre Haute and Indianapolis Ind Today he expected to reach Col umbus Ohio to spend the night It will be his sixth day of the trip since leaving San IJiego Sunday with plans of alighting in Van Cott landt park New York day after to morrow His glider the Eaglet has al ready completed 1865 miles of its 2800 mile journey from coast to coast Attached to a plane piloted by J D Duke Jernigan Jr by means of a 500 foot line Captain Hawks has been responsible tor maneuvering the 50 foot wing spread glider thru air currents iver desert montain and plain Garage Man Reports Seeing Body of Man in Auto MENOMINEE Mich April 4 Tl in upper Michi gan or Wisconsin there is a bullet marked green sedan which officials believes carries a gruesome passen body of a dead man Indian trappers woodsmen farm ers and inban citizens today joined police of the two states in search in efforts to apprehend two men who clubbed and shot a Menominee gar age man when he attempted to in vestigate the contents of their car Interstate bridges trunk highways and even little known byroads were under guard First word of the body in the car came Wednesday Alex C An drews garageman was called to uid two motorists He found a green sedan with a flat tire One man he said sat in the front and another guarded the rear seat As he reached in the rear ofthe car to get a tire pump he saw a blan ket wrapped bundle The bundle he said was the body of a man The head thatched with black hair pro truded At the same instant one of the men ordered him to get his nose out of here One man clubbed him he said The other fired a gun at him He was shot thru the hand Unconscious about 20 minutes he revived The car was gone An drews notified authorities The countryside rushed to aid officers find the bullet marked car Cause of Fireworks Plant Explosion Still Shrouded in Mystery PHILADELPHIA April 4 The site of the Pennsylvania Fire works Display company Inc at Devon Pa where a Kerics of ex plosions yesterday killed JO persons and injured more than lit others today presented a scene reminiscent of the western bnttlefronts after a concentrated bombardment Ten blackened holes in the ground marked the spots where had stood the 10 small frame buildings com prising the plant trees on the seven acre tract of land were shorn of limbs and the tract was covered with debris Every building on the site was blown to bits by dynamite and black powder After searching the smoldering ruins without finding additional bodies the authorities said they be lieved all the victims had been ac counted for All those killed wore employes at the plant but many of the injured were hurl in their homes nearby 200 Homes Damaged State police estimated that at least 200 homes had been damaged The plant was located ntar the Devon station of the Pennsylvania railroad 16 miles from Philadelphia Turn to Page 2 Column HiOHWAY BiLL lowan Given One of Pens Used to Sign 125 Million Dollar Measure WASHINGTON April 4 President Hoover today signed a bill annually for a rnad building program of three years The entire house and senate post office and post roads committees at tended the signing of the bill Presi dent Hoover used two pens in affix ing his signature und handed one to Senator Phipps republican Colo rado and the other to Representa tive Dowcll republican Iowa res pective chairmen of the senate and house committee and sponsors of the measure A delegation of the American Association of State High way officials was also present Works In Ilalclirry ALLISON April Shepard of Clarksville is now em ployed at the Allison hatchery He has held the position of printerop erator with the Clarksville Star for the past 15 ycais Canadian Senate Is Ready to Pass Bill to Halt Rum Runners OTTAWA April 4 gov to the export act to deny clearances to craft carrying liquor to the United States was in the final stages of passage thru the senate today It already has passed in the house of com mons The measure was passed on sec ond reading without a division last night and will be brot up for final action after xue Easter recess The opposition sought to delay action on the bill and have a com mittee appointed Lo investigate the possible effect of the measure which not only will withhold clear ance for liquor cargoes destined In the United States but will pievent withdrawal from warehouses of li cjuor for export across the hoirlpr Seeks Appointment of Win neshiek Historian on Iceland Party DECORAH April in Washington recently Attorney 1 A Nelson of Decorah called at the of fice of President Hoover to protest the make up of the islandic com mission appointed by President Hoover some Lime ago The commission is to attend the one thousandth anniversary of the beginning of the parliament of Ice land as representatives of this coun try Mr Nelson maintains that the services of Dr Kmit Gjersct who is a member of the Luther college fac Juoen Victoria of Sweden who died In her villa ut Koine Friday Of what Chairman Carawa continued Raskob said of the du Pont con pany Caraway asked his relation to tl Association Against Prohibition I dont know the full name of it the Arkansas senator added Raskob said he was a director ot the association and had been for five years The democratic chairman said he contributed in 1928 in 1929 and had pledged 30000 for 1030 Part of this years amount al ready has been paid he added Other contributions he said were made before 1928 Heads Niinius of Directors Raskob read a list of the names of men comprising the board of the association I note some Irish names on it and I judge it is bipartisan re marked Chairman Caraway Yes I think there are moro re publicans than demochats on it added Raskob with a laugh There usually are on election day anyway put in Caraway Included in the list of directors was the name of James W Wads Turu to PiiRO 2 Column SWEDISH QUEEN VICTORIA DIES AT ROME VSLIA 68 Year Old Wife of King Gustave Succumbs Peacefully T ONDON April 4 Reuter dispatch from Rome said the queen of Sweden died today The queen who had been sinking for some time from a complication of pulmonary illnesses took a sud den turn for tile worse today and King Gustave who had been visiting in Naples returned to Rome to be at her bedside The queen was 68 years old The death of the queen was peace ful the immediate cause being weak ening of her heart ulty and author the history of Iceland should have heen recognized to the extent that he should have been made first member of the com mission His nnme was entirely omitted Last yenr Dr GjerHCt was hon ored by Ihe parliament of Iceland by being decorated with the Falcon in recognition of his services Machine Gun Gang Escapes With in Ohio Holdup DAYTON Ohio April 4 Five robbers masked and armec with a machine gun held up fiva bank employes of the Xenia Avenut branch of the Union Trust company and several customers looted thL bank vault of practically all of iti cash and escaped with a sum esti mated at between S30000 and 000 shortly after the bank opened for business this morning Two of the men remained in an automobile in front of the banls while the other three entered and forced the bank employes and cus tomers to lie on the floor One of the robbers brot the ma chine gun into the bank while IIIH iwo companions held the employes at bay Scooping up every bit of availaulo cash in the vault and what was ly ing on the counters the robbers made their escape in the waiting machine Only S5DO which was in one of the drawers in a tellers cage was overlooked The robbery this morning is UK fourth there within I lie past sev eral years rumliis IJfl CINCINNATI Ohio April 4 Reading bank was robbed tl iflOUO today hy four men who were armed with a machine gun A grocer across a street MOW Ihe robbers and opened fire on them The robbers immediately gave up attempts to piocurc additional cur rency ran from the bank returned the grocers lire with the machine trim an1 nscrpcl in an automobile 1 None of the htiots took effect Carver Is Accused of Three Murders SEBRTNG Fla April 4 warrant charging William R Car ver formerly of Philadelphia with the murder of his wife his small son and Ben Whitehead Negro ser vant was issued here today before County Judge Murray Whitehurst Early Adjournment of London Conference in Sight lONDOX April 4 American delegation this utter noon tentatively engaged reser vations to return home on the Leviathan April 22 It was stated ut American headquar ters that this date was regarded us the limit In which the con ference could nicel It also was authoritatively stilted nil the delegations feel the conference must be brot to a close within a comparatively short time LONDON April 4 of a threepower pact by the United States Great Britain and Japan and quick adjournment of the naval conference was said in an au thoritative quarter late today to be quite possible This would involve leaving the knotty questions of French security and FrancoItalian parity to be signed in other fields and would provide so that France and Italy would be in a position to sign as soon as these difficulties have been roned out Still Have Complications A series of conferences were held on a draft formula for French se curity during the day Foreign Min ister Briand and Prime Minister MacDonald devoting much Its study Ilater it was seid in inforrned quarters that while the p gotiations ulLiuijl success it had been discovered there were so many complications it was Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cnl April California didnt get over so big We fed Mr Coolidge and bragged on him and showed him everything we had out here and he went straight back to M a s sachusetts and bought him a home He has got some politi cal devilment on his mind back there WILL IMMIFKS We got one good delegation out They are down in Mexico looking over that auto road that will eventually run down Mexicos beautiful west coast from Portland to Panama At the present time our automobile com munications end with Mexico and the north end of the first bar over the line The idea of this road is to have it so long that Americans will have to pass by some bars without stopping Yours WILL ROGERS When Queen Victoria first went to Sweden as the 13year old bride of the then Crown Prince of Nor way and Sweden Oscar Gustav Adolph it was a triumphal entry into her adopted country and into the hearts of its people The hold which she gained upon the affections of the Swedish peo ple at that time was retained thru out the more than a quarter of a century she was crown princess nnd was strengthened in the years that followed when these same people became her subjects Simple Coronation Her husband became King Gus lav V of Sweden on Dec 8 1007 upon the death of his father King Oscar II Queen Victoria shared the democratic views of the king was said to have encouraged him in his refusal to endure any corona tion pomp in the ceremony which elevated them to the thrones Their coronation often has been compared in its simplicity to the inauguration of a president of the United States Thereafter this royal couple were hailed as the most democratic rulers of Europe Sophia Maria Victoria was born at Karlsruhe in Baden Germany Turn to InRi Column highly improbable they could be settled in the amount of time the present conference has to devote to them It was pointed out that the vjs gotiations now proceeding here will if successful reshape the political complexion of Europe This being so it is felt in many conference ters that the problem is too compli cated and delicate to be handled in a short time The Italian delegation astounded the conference today by issuing thru its official spokesman a statement which observers interpreted not only as a pointed reprimand to France 3 but indicating that Italy is tired jija of the present AngloFrench ne if gotions concerning French demands j for security Q3 Party Cliiim Uncliangcd fj The spokesman declared that Italys claim to parity with F ranee J J is unchanged altho France wants i us to accept inferiority in naval1 strength He further announced that Grandi chief of the Italian lion felt that the security pact which France demands as compen Kj sation for cutting her naval is a matter for the league of lions and should not be discussed the London conference jj After all he said we cameto London to talk disarmament and to talk about the league of nations i covenant Condition of Notre Dame Coach Is Not Regarded as Serious AUAMI IJiOACil Kin April 4 ITi Rockne Notre Dame fool ball coach went to St Francis hos pital here last night for treatmcKt for a slight bronchial attack ac cording to Dr Walter T Hotchici hi i physician Dr Hotcnkiss said Rockne to the hospital on the advice of several consulting physicians who deemed it best that he have atlru tion there despite their belief that his condition was in no way serij Mr Rockne has recovered to grat extent from the ailment that hedl him from the football field all of last season Dr Hotehims con tinued I am confident that lie vil be able to return to active couuhinv duties on the field at Notre next fall IOWA WEATHER Fair with slightly warmer in and central portions Fri j day night Saturday increasing y possibly shnwcrs and cooler in extreme northwest por tion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for1 2 hour period ending at S oclock Yiday morning Warmest Thursday HS Coldest in Niiflit 31 At 8 A M Friday 51 Thursdays maximum temperature exceeded that of the previous day four degrees and there was every iromise Friday forenoon that the March maximum of 75 degrees was to be endangered before evening flic8 oclock temperature Avas ftV degrees as compared with 11 on the previous day at the name hour There was a bright sun ami a south evlv wind   

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