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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 14, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home HOME EDITION VOL XXXVI FTVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APRIL 141930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 160 Ho wells Views Warships C o n s i ti ered as Insurance by Senator By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON April 14 CPAI on insurance is dan gerous s a 1 ri Senator Robert B Howell but nobody likes to pay for any more of it than he has to A nary con tinued the Nc braskan who is congress lone Annapolis grad uate simply Is insurance America has to carry a naval policy Tor adequate protection However if we can reduce its cost and slill make it protect us just as effectively naturally we want In do it Insurance yields no dividends We know of plenty ot places where we can profitably in vest whatever it is safe for us to have on war vessels A ND so proceeded the Omaha lawmaker 1 am in sympathy in principle with international arm ament reduction or limitation sug gestions One argument is that they maki for world peace I have no fault to find with that viewpoint Nevertheless even tho tha were no consideration all around nava Turn In IuKu 2 Column Senate HOOVER STANDS FOR U S S C BOOTLEGGER IS FOUND SHOT SemiConscious Man Dis covered in Front of Wa terjoo Postoffice rWXTERLOO April 14 Cabli who police said is a member of a Sioux City bootlegging gang was found in a semiconscious con dition in front of the ppstoffice at 3 a m a bullet wound in his left side Hospital attendants said he had a good chance to recover Cahill who is about 30 years old refused to give any information say ing Its only suckers that will squawk Cahill told Chief oC Police Frank M Shores who had employed him several years ago it all started be rause thegang was making a drunkard out of my wife Ralph Bick and Frank Hubbard both of Waterloo are under arrest pending an investigation into the shooting CabiUs estranged wife was in jail when he was shot She was arrested with Bick Kicks wife Mable and Levi Schreiner at a m charged with intoxication Bick who police said was only slightly intoxicated was freed and told to find Cahill and tell him of his wifes arrest He was rearrestea after Cahill was found shot Two bullet marks in Cahills car indicated three shots had been fired police said Tardieu Is Unhurt in Auto Collision PARIS April 14 Tardieu escaped injury in an auto mobile accident last night Leaving the chamber of deputies his car col lided with a laxicab Both convey ances were smashed but the pre mier unhurt walked to his hotel AUNT HEX By Robert Quillon This young doctor may know a lot o new things but I dont want no smart Alecf siiuttin me off when Im clescribin symptoms Opposition From Labor Circles Continues to Grow BULLETIN WASHINGTON April 14 Action on Ihe nomination ot Judge J Iarkcr of North Car olina to be an associate justice of the supreme court was de ferred for a week today by the senate judiciary committee WASHINGTON April 14 administration is standing squarely behind the nomination Judge John J Parker as an asso ciate justice of the supreme court in opposition to the objections ot organized labor and growing antag onism in the senate The position of the president anu he determination of those opposed Judge Parkers confirmation vere accentuated today by three distinct developments which set Washington to wondering if a repe ition of the bitter battle that at icnded the nomination of Charles Svans Hughes is in prospect Past Rulings Attacked From the white house there came ast night a statement prepared by he Justice department defending Judge Parker against tie criticism of the American federation of labor which simultaneously issued a re iteration of its opposition In ad dition it was learned that Chair man Norris of the senate judiciary committee has decided to oppose confirmation and might be jotnec ay Senator Borah Judge Parkers action in uphold ing an injunction preventing the United Mine workers from organiz ingthe employes of the Red Jacket Consolidated Coal and Coke com Tnrn to Iago Column RADIO HUNCH BRINGS ARREST Liquor Valued at Taken Off Speed boat NEW YORK April 11 When Deputy Surveyor John H McGill head of the customs en forcement bureau hears Threi Oclock in the Morning thru times by three radio orchestras hi regards it as a hint to do something about 3 a m As a result of his playing hi hunch seven members of a speed boat crew were tinder arrest lodaj and liquor valued at 200000 wa in possession the customs palro After listening lo the third play ing of the waltz number named fo the wee sma hours McGill began to think shop He remcmbeiei that the speed boat Junior Annap olis which is an excursion boat bj day had put out Saturday night an had not returned At three minutes after midnigh he called his subordinates and or dered a patrol boat to Rockawa Point with instructions lo lie tber until 3 a m They arrived at and stood by in the fog At 3 a m the sputter of n mo torboat exhaust was heard and few minutes later the Junior Ann apolis was hard aground and prize of the patrol boat The capture revealed the Hi nlor Annapolis as a sort nauli cal Dr Jeykl and Mr Hyde In th day time it was rented out to Nev Jersey church organizations for bo scout excursions One Time Premier of Norway Ibsen Is Deai FREIBURG Germany April 1 Ibsen 71 former No wegian premier and son of the grea playwright Henrik Ibsen died rc day The former premier who Ha been living m Germany fur som time underwent an operation n ccntly but showed no improvcmcn and complications set in Looms on High Court Nominee WHERE SCORE DIED IN BUS CRASH Three separate investigations having been started at Albuquerque N in an effort to determine responsibility for tho crash between n Santa Fc passenger train and a Pickwick Greyhound bus 12 miles from there which took the lives of 19 persons and in jurefl nino seriously all passengers of the bus in the worst crossing accident in tho history of tho west Central Ircss tclephoto shows remains the bus which caught fire of tholocomotive 1 Indicating thodemolished the gas tank vr i Chases Dakotan 3 Miles PROBE DEATH OF IOWA MAN Waterloo Implement Dealer Found Slain in Bedroom Office WATERLOO April 14 inquest was set for today into the slaying of F R Smart 77 imple ment and real estate dealer whose bullet riddled body was found in his officebedroom late Saturday night Clutching in his hand a chunk ot iron casting and slumped against the wall opposite the door that ap parently had admitted his assail ant the body of the recluse was dis covered by a neighbor Johannes Hanson at oclock Saturday night He had been shot twice in the abdomen and once in the hip Robbery Was Motive A deck of cards half played in dicated to police that the old man had been interrupted as he was playing solitaire Aside from evi Tiint TWO INJURED IN WORK CAR WRECK Whittemore Men Thrown From Small Motor Car by Its Derailment WHITTEMORE April Hen ry ATcycr was seriously injured and Fred Wagner was badly hurt when a Milwaukee motorcar left the track Saturday afternoon The two men were returning to town wlicn a pick fell off the plat form and derailed the car Mr Wagner had several stitches taken to close the wound in his head and received other injuries on his limiv Mr Meyer is suffering consider ably and the extent of his injuries can not as yet be determined These two men were injured last year in the same kind of an accident India Revolt Leaders Are Under Arrest BOMBAY India April 14 fTV Striking hard in defense of sovereignty in India the British government today took into custody leaders in the Indian nationalist civil disobedience movement cap tained by Mahatma Gandhi Gandhi himself was not molested Of importance however and al most tantamount to arrest of Gan dhi was the incarceration and sen tence a few hours later of Jawa harlal Nehru president of the all India national congress Nehru was ent to prison for six months after conviction on a charge of violation of the Salt act Friday Markets Aro Closed He was arrested at Cheoki station and temporarily detained in Naini provincial jail both places near Al lahabad News of his arrest spread like wildfire thru Bombay and with in a few minutes the cotton bul lion seeds and share markets sus pended business Sixl ecn persons wnrc arrested at Lucknow United Provinces for of fenses against tho salt laws These included Mnhanla Saxena chief ex ecutive officer of the national con gress and Imttial Ahmed president of the local congress committee and several other congress officials Has Silent Day The rorrcspondent of the London Daily Mail here cabled his paper that arrest of Gandhi was imminent and that the government alarmed at rapid spread of his movement and growing animosity of Hindus toward the British had determined to take a more vigorous action with to him Gandhi himself was Mt Dandi today This was his periodical day of silence during which he speaks not a He understood to have written his wif at Ahmadabad asking that shelead a group of women in a movement lo encourage picketing by the women outside the liquor shops Report Two American Girls Held in Rumania VIENNA April 14 American authorities are investi gating an unconfirmed rumor from Constanza Rumania that two American girl tourists aboard the steamship Occntin were arrested for taking photographs of the harbor ix the vessel was entering the port They were alleged to be spying DEPUTY OUTRUNS MAN IN ARREST Two Are Held in Forest City for Changing License Plates on Car FOREST CITY April A threemile marathon race over hill and dale across plowed fields and thru boggy sloughs between Mel Fancstad Sioux Falls S Dak and Deputy Sheriff H J Swenson end ed in a victory for the fleetfootcd enforcement officer Both longdistance runners were at the point of exhaustion however before Swenson drew up on his man in a bog about three miles north the place where he had first accost ed Fanestad Fancstad and his companion Benjamin Mackowic also of Sioux Falls were seen changing their li cense plates from South Dakota to Illinois plates on the road hy Floyd Drugg a farmer He immediately reached a telephone and informed the sheriff Sheriff Swenson arjrt his deputy located I he and asked for the Illinois numbers Fancstad started out on the run across the field with Deputy Swenson in pursuit The sheriff in communication witn South Dakota officials found that bnth men had served time In Sioux Falls for bootlegging and that Mackowic had been released some lime ago from the state prison for burglary They are being held in Forest City ou charges of carrying weapons and tampering with li plates In searching I lie car the sheriff found wo revolvers and arn army gun In the threemile foot race be tween the deputy and the fleeing lawbreaker men women and chil dren in the neighborhood lent a hand in the pursuit LONDON NAVAL TREATY TO BE SIGNED IN WEEK Drafters Getting Docu ment Ready for Sig natures By UKW1TT Associated Ircss Stuff Writer T ONDON April 14 week from tomorrow barring mishaps representatives of the five great naval powers will sign the document which will mark the success and failure of their hopes here to reach agreement on a treaty limiting and reducing all classes of naval craft At a plenary session of the con ference in Queen Annes drawing room St James palace this noon Prime Minister MacDonald officiat ing as general chairman of the con ference announced the ceremony for that date qualifying the announce ment with the words I hope it will I hope it will Postpones Signatures His announcement was the prin cipal development in the whirlwind session the first complete meeting of the conference since Feb 11 It originally was planned to try to get the treaty drawn up so that it could be signed next Thursday but the prime minister announced that this was impossible of achievement As itwill be a race against time for the drafters to get the docu ment ready for the meeting Tues day so that the Americans may catch the Leviathan immedialely afterwards for New York and home The treaty to be signed will be a three power agreement between Japan America and Great Britain covering limitation and reduction of naval craft and agreement be tween the five powers France and Italy included on such points as humanization of submarine and capital ship holiday Important FrenchItalian limitation differ ences are left unsettled subject to subsequent negotiations and there Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS April 14 Sacramento yesterday 19 army planes reached an al titude of 30000 feet It was 40 below zero and all used oxygen tanks When one flyer used to reach thai altitude we thot it was a miracle Yet here was 1 y Jlying in form ation These are WILL IIOGBRS the greatest air maneuvers evci held Thats one mighty satis fying thing about our country Our fine young men can get us ready for wars faster than om diplomatis can talk us into them It took 40 experts and statesmen three months in London to sink the poor Utah and Florida These 19 would have sunk Lon don including all the delega tions before breakfast u n y morning Yours WILL ROGERS MAN ARRESTED AFTERSHOQT1NG ON LAKE FARM Officers Told Williams Fired Shot at John Grill will he a clause allowing any of the three powers signing the limitation section to depart from its terms if the building of a nonsignatory na tion endangers it Lasted But 24 Minutes Todays plenary session lasted only 24 minutes and was merely for the purpose of getting final Turn In 1iifie SEXTON SUFFERS SI 0000 BLAZE Three Buildings Burn in Fire of Unknown Origin in MidDay ALGONA April of un known origin destroyed three build ings in the town of Sexton about eight miles wist of nonn with an aggregate toss esti mated at more than Three buildings were destroyed A pool hall n garage building the old Lincoln bank building were burned The garage building being used for residence purposes and for storage Practically nil of the equipment and supplies in the buildings were lost The Algona fire department was called to the fire lint were un able to conquer the blaze Other nearby buildings were saved by the department however 1000 Men Battling West Virginia Fires CHARLESTON W Va April 14 1100 men were fighting forest fires today West Virginia The fires were most serious in southern Went Virginia CVinl companies granted leave ol absence In hundreds of men to en able them to aid in the fire fight ing Man Attempts to Attack Iowa Girl MAHSHALLTOUN April 11 iT sheriffs posse aided by blond hounds today was set on the trail of a strange man who Sunday night attempted to assault Miss Alice Chance 18 daughter of T B Chance in New Providence Miss Chance had retired for the night when the mnn entered the room and attempted to attack her Her screams aroused her parent and the man fled before a description could he obtained 1 lowan Shot When He Resists Robber OMAHA April 14 Peterson JiS Avoca Inwa grocer carries a bullet in his fool because he angered a holdup man hero lasl night When two men in a car drove alongside that driven by Peterson forced him out at the point of a gun and then look from him tht Iowa grocer didnt complain Bu when they sought to take from hin a watch received as a present from his wife in 1908 Peterson regis tered strenuous objection One of the holdup men answera with a shot to the foot Pelenton was given medical aid by a polici surgeon and is not in a serious con dition The robbers still have tin watch Charles Williams 24 hired man in the Larson farm on the norlb hore of Clear Lake is being held n the county jail pending the filing if charges in connection with ihooting which officers were told iccurred cm the Larson farm Mon iay morning Deputy Sheriffs R C Shiftman and W D Conn investi gated the case According to officers the shoot ng happened after an argument larted between three men Wil iams Donald Larson and John rill a neighbor were dehorning attic on the Larson farm A dis igreement arose between the three Grill told officers that Williams an to the Chicken Sandwich shop vhich is on the Larson farm and irot out a 22 caliber long barrel According to Grill Wil iams fired one shot at him but nissed When deputy sheriffs arrived Williams was in the Chicicen Sand vich shop Williams has worked on he Larson farm two weeks His ionic is in Mt Carmel 111 OUSTED SHERIFF QUESTIONED IN WISCONSIN CASE Prosecutor Was Sworn Enemy of Liquor Dealers MAUSTON Wis April 14 Lyall Wright ousted boy sher iff of Junciiu county was arrested early today for questioning in con nection with the slaying from am bush last night ot Clinton G Price district attorney Price known thruoiit the state as the enemy of bootleggers because of his militant war upon prohibition law violators was shot down by an assailant who lay bidden outside the kitchen door of his home Hardly a month ago Price an nounced be would reveal fact3 that would blow the lid otf the Juncau county booze situation That an nouncement followed his acquittal i on federal charges oC conspiracy to violate the prohibition law Kireil Thru Screen Door A thotgun charge tired thru a screen door into Prices back was the cause ot death the district at torney dying shortly alter midnight Wright the principal witness against Price at the federal liquor charge trial was arrested shortly afterward wben seen walking down town with a oandagecl iinnd Price had started down a flight of stairs from the kitchen when the at tack was made He staggered back a few steps to where his wife stood and collapsed at her feet At the trialof Erics Wright testified that the district at torney had accepted protection money from operators of a large still at Kilbourn Wis Sheriff Hempelman and a search ing party today found the gun with which they presume Price was killdti It was in a few tcet of wat er at the spot where a boat Wright had used yesterday was beached The weapon was a 12gauge pump grim Wanted IMcii Released Wright attempted to have re leased to his custody seven wen taken in a federalstale raid on a giant alcohol distillery near Kil bourn Wis in the fall of 102S State agents left in charge of the still charged he tasted the alcohol and said I know thats good Ive had it before On this information former Gov Fred R Zimmerman finally ousted the boy sheriff Wrights indictment by a federal grand jury last year was the next development Price was indicted al so chiefly on Wrights accusations that the district attorney demanded a split in protection fees Wright was convicted Price was acquitted Wright was at liberty on a two weeks stay of sentence to eight months in the Milwaukee house of correction and a fine of MAN CONFESSES CHOKING WIFE New Jersey Husband Kills Woman and Then Calls Police TCAST ORANGF N J April 11 D Crawford 40 real estate operator and theater owner was in jail today charged with mur der after he called police and told them be had strangled his wile Louise Two policemen who responded lo a telephone call in which a mans voice said there was plenty the matter at Harvard street early yesterday found Crawford waiting for them in the hallway He led Ibem to a bedroom in the apartment where they found Mrs Crawfords body lying across a bed I choked her in death thfi of ficers said he Ink them William ONeill chief of police said Crawford signed a confession in which be blamed jealousy for his act Fiiltl Marshals Widow Dies LONDON April 11 Wilson 68 widow of Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson former chief of British staff vho was assassinated in fl22 died suddenly today at her London residence SKt lowan Commits Kiilrldc MASONVILLE April 14 PJ John Mickey 10 committed suicide by hanging Sunday His body was found in a shed by his brother lames Despondency was believed to be the cause Hickey was a bach elor and lived alone Wea IOWA WEATHER Cloudy with ruins Tuesday and in west and extreme south portion Monday night Some what warmer in north portion and cooler in cxlremo west por tion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 15 Minimum in Night 11 At 8 A M Monday 50 Figures for like period ending at 8 oclock Sunday Maximum Saturday 73 Minimum In Night 41 While a region south and east of Nora Springs was being drenched by a rainstorm Sunday afternoon Mason City was basking in the sun shine without a drop of precipitn lion The storm approached within close range from the south too Such is the local character of spring and summer showers The wind was from the north and east both Sat urday and Sunday and the result was that the mercury did not rise as high as on preceding days This condition continued Monday too   

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