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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 29, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Edited for the Home EDITION VOL XXXVI ETVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 29 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NQ 173 Horrors Inevitable Mrs Kahn Blames System for Tra gedies By CHARGES P STEWART ASHINGTON April 29 Prison horrors are inevitable said Congress woman Florence P Kahn of Cali fornia under a system which manuf a c t u r e s criminals consid erably more than twice as fast as prisons can be built to put them in Ohios whole sale tragedy at Columbus seems like the limit of 5 t h e grotesquely who knows After the last years series of uprisings and bloodshed in state and federal penitentiaries alike the country over one must be an opti mist to feel sure that nothing can outdo what already has happened KAHN laid down the news paper in which she had been of the warning given months ago by President E E Diid ding of the Prisoners Relief society of the national capital to Gov My ers Y Cooper of Ohio that condi tions in the Columbus penitentiary already at that time were the worst in America and the gov ernors reply that the Buckeye state would look after its own peni tentiary without any advice from outsiders Possibly Ohio was worst agreed the congress worn an but there can Turi to Piigc 13 Column BANDITS KILL TWO PRIESTS Missionaries Are Captured in Attackon Chinese Settlement SHANGHAI April 29 tured by bandits who footed the prosperous Hupeh province city of Sientaochen on the Hari river 5C miles from Hankow two American Catholic priests were reported by Chinese sources today to have been shot by their captors The priests believed to have been Father Francis Murry and Father Patrick Lassan were from the mis sion established by the Chinese mis sion of St Columbus Nebr Others of the mission were reported to have escaped the bandit attack Bandits who have been ravaging northern Kiangsu province for sev eral days torturing peasants loot ing and burning their homes swep into Kingsuchen posted machine guns and mowed down 1000 helpless inhabitants One thousand other were carried off with loot from the city Kingsuchen which was burnec by the bandits before they departed is within 100 miles of Nanking cap ital of the nationalist government Meanwhile Canton authorities re ceived a telegram from Kanchow Kiangsi which has been beseiged by combined forces of communists and bandits for seven weeks asking that additional forces be sent to assist in clearing out the Reds In the tel egram officials saw indications that defenders of Kanchow where 2t for eigners have been held by the bandit attacks were gaining strength and hoped with moderate assistance to disperse the besiegers South of Kanchow communists who captured the city of Sinfeng on April 12 and murdered 200 Inhabi tants were believed to have de parted toward Anyuan to transfer operations to southern Fukien prov ince CONVICTS American Delegates to Conference Back in U S AUNT HET By Robert Quillen HOOVER MEN IN GALLANT FIGHT TO SEAT PARKER Borah Heads Faction Op posed to Nominee to U S Court ASHINGTON April 29 V Administration leaders in the senate today sprang to the defense of Judge John J Parker whose nomination as an associate justice of the supreme court has aroused determined opposition and provoked a controversy comparable to that evoked by the appointment of Charles Evans Hughes as chief jus tice of the United States An address by Senator Fess of Ohio staunchly upholdingthe qual ifications of the North Carolina jurist and seeking to answer the allegations of prejudice advanced by labor and Negro organizations was heralded as the opening gun of an aggressive campaign by which the republican regulars hoped to obtain confirmation of the nomination Both CUiIm Victory Senator Borah of Idaho a repub lican independent had the floor at the outset of the days session for the continuation of an address vigorously espousing the complaint of organized labor while Fess awaited the conclusion of his speech ready to assume the defense Meanwhilethe outcome of the battle was in doubt Concededly the senate was closely divided upon the issue The opponents ofconfirma tion claimed enough votes to reject the nomination but the adminis tration group declined to admit de feat Cite Yellow Dog Decision The labor protest was based upon a decision rendered by Judge Park er as a member of the circuit court of appeals which upheld an injunc tion restraining the United Mine Workers from seeking to organize the employes of the Red Jacket Coal and Coke company of West Virginia The workers had signed the so called Yellow Dog contracts un der which they bound themselves not to join a union while in the companys employ The Association for the Advance ment of Colored People objected to remarks made by Judge Parker as Turn to Pige 2 Column TAXI PASSENGER KIDNAP VICTIM Driver Reports Well Dressec Man Was Dragged From Cab CHICAGO April 29 tax driver told police today that three gunmen halted his cab on a soutl side street and at the point of re volvera kidnaped his passenger The kidnapers escaped in thei automobile which bore a Michigan license Philip Collins the driver said hi passenger waa well dressed He hai hailed the cab on the south side am asked to be taken to a downtown hotel A few blocks away Collins said the spotlight of a pursuing automo bile was turned on his car and ir a moment he was forced to the cur and his passenger was draggei from the automobile When Helen talks about bein equal to men she means she wants everthing divided tip equal except the work Death of Stillman Iowa Newspaperman Is Held Accidenta WASHINGTON April cor oners jury at Washington ycster day found that Frank J Stillman 66 former publisher of papers a Riceville Iowa Waterloo Iowa Cresco Iowa and part owner of tli Jefferson Iowa Bee died as a re suit of an unavoidable accident Mr Stillman was struck by car driven by George Elefsiadea a he was crossing the street to hi apartment Saturday Elefsiades wa released by the jury Burial will be at Glendnle Cal where he had conducted a jo printing plant He moved to Cal fornia in 1923 He is survived b Mrs Stillmnn a daughter two son and a brother all of Cleivlil Hint Mutiny jf Soldiers Peshawar LONDON April 2U n are announcement of unsatisfac ory conduct by Garwahli native roops in the rioting at Peshawar ast Wednesday observers today aw a threat of mutiny with conse uent danger to peace in India Until now there has bitn no won hat loyalty of the native troops or epoys had ever been questioned espite their having been called upon t various times to put down dis urbances growing out of Mahatma andhis civil disobedience cam aign Work Unsatisfactory An official India office communi ue published today however said In view of the possibility of exag erated and misleading rumur the overnmenl of India thinks it tul isable to make known that during he recent disturbances at Pesha when troops had to be om loyed the conduct of a small ele nent namely two platoons of the econd battalion of the Eighteenth al Garhwal rifles was toinl e unsatisfactory The battalion has bien sent to Lbbottabad where an inquiry will e conducted in due course Is Serious Matter No details of the unsatisfactory onduct were to be obtained here nd it was ncheved the censoiship vhich has been imposed on news ut of India mifbf prevent further nformation from sources there Loyalty of troops 10 the British in tb2 present critical time obviouslyjs a matter cardinal mporance Tbe Sepoy mutiny of 1857 is still too fresh in British mem iries not to reatco people here worry it anything implying loss of discip ine among the native soldiery par icularly since hitherto there has leen no suggestion of their loyalty ailing under the strain of thi gen eral agitation PROBE DEATH OF C R WOMAN Three Take Victim to Her Home Then Dis appear CEDAR RAPIDS April 29 Death of Mrs Ella Hunt 50 under mysterious circumstances today vas investigated by Coroner R A Vorphal He said an autopsy would e held Mrs Hunt was taken to her home at 1 a m by a woman accompanied by two men in an automobile After notifying the physicians ex change toaend a doctor for Mrs Sunt who then was dying the three departed Some hours later police found VIrs Frances Waite who admitted ng with Mrs Hunt last night VIrs Waite said they spent the eve ning window shopping and at 11 p m purchased two weiner sand wiches Shortly after eating her sand wich Mrs Waite said Mrs Hunt became violently illMrs Waite aaid she called to two men in a car and had them take Mrs Hunt home where she died before a physician could attend her GETS 40 YEARS IN THEFT CASE Waterloo Man Given Stiff Sentence for Stealing Hogs WATERLOO April 29 cob Luther Manly 43 convicted ol stealing hogs from Lloyd Lamb o LaPorte City district court oar lier in the month must serve 40 years in the state penitentiary a Fort Madison according to a sen tence by Judge R W Hasner I was the third time Manly had been convicted on a grand larceny charge and the stale law automati cally provided the sentence WHERE KOHLER IS TRIED PARTY GREETED IN NEW YORK BY GROVERWHALEN OHIO PRISONERS MAKE ANOTHER Cloud Away LIBERTY BREAK Eclipse Guard With Rifle Fire Halts Wind ws SAN FKANCISCO April 20 ITi of a celestial phe nomenon the cclipse of the sun by he moon were available to poster Trial of lnv Walter Ivohler of Wisconsin at on i chnree of vlolnfinc the corrupt practices in Itis cuiuiaiK several years ago marks Hie firs in fi2 years that a cuse f sufficient national interest lias been tried there to necessitate hook ing up tin rourlroom anil the outside wtlli a network of tele graph wires Above is a view of the county courthouse ami inset of Jovernor The prosecution in Mondays session introduced witnesses to prove that the governors invltnllon of several editors and others to visit his model city constituted an attempt to sway voters SI D TJ itv today thanks to a roaring wind timson Brings Home Naval Reduction Treaty Riot Must Reduce Its Acreage DES MOINES April 29 I Howard of demons special rep esentative of the federal farm oard today told the Western Grain Dealers association that the world as gone wheat wild in face of a ecreasing consumptive demand Recounting increased production igures from Europe Canada Aus ralia and South America Howard aid We may still be able to ex iort small amounts for another year r but the prospect of any ma erial volume is a mirage The good Id days of supplying a world mar ket are gone because the market is gone Thus it is evident that we must ut our production to about domes ic needs or accept a feed value price for all our wheat A 200000 100 bushel surplus of wheat used for eed in competition with corn might change the agricultural geography of the nation It is tremendously im portant to Iowa Any transfer of Turn to Pnpii Column Plan Big Carnival WELLS Minn April Tros ka post No 210 American Legion has completed plans Cqr a big in door carnival and dance which wil take place at the K C hall Thurs dcv nnd Kritlnv cvcninss World Has Gone Wild GrainMenTold T R Howard Insists GLAND SURGEON BEFORE BOARD HOLD PAIR FOR Traveling Companions of Capitalists Facing Mur der Charges Kansans in Effort to Have License Re voked TOPEKA Kans April 29 Dr T R Brinklcy Milford Kans goat gland specialist today was ordered to appear for hearing here June 17 before the state board of medical examination and registra tion to show cause i why his license to practice medicine should not be revoked A complaint alleging fraud and misrepresentation was prepared by the attorney generals office yester day William A Smith attorney gen eral said he understood the docu ment was signed by Dr C F Bar ney Kansas City retiring president of the Kansas Medical society Mr Smith declined to make pub lic complete allegations contained in the petition pending formal ser vice on Dr Brinkley probably to day Members of the medical board yesterday called on the attorney general seeking immediate action I by his office i Dr Brinkley who broadcasts I medical helps and other information over a Milford radio station oper ates an extensive hospital there BULLETIN NEW YORK April Tlui American delegates to tho London naval conference net foot again on United States noil today lit a ill eastern standard time when they dis emhurkcil til thu buttery from tho elly tug Mucan to the cheers of 5000 persons NEW YORK April 20 United Spatesdelegation to the London naval conference headed by Secretary State Henry L SLiniHun was home today Escorted by the mwy dirigible Los Angeles and three destroyers the Humphries Dallas and Barry thd liner Leviathan heaving the delegation arrived off Ambrose Light at the entrance to New York harbor last night Then followed by the battleship Texus the liner proceeded to quar antine where Secretary Stimson and his associates became luc offi cial guests at a municipal welcome today Welcomes Group WitlT Secrefafy Stimson are re luming Secretary of the Navy Charles Francis jAdatns Senator Joseph T Robinson and Ambassa dor Dwight W Morrow Thu party includes the wives of some of the delegates together with their offi cial staffs and corps of secretaries Mrs Morrow preceded her husband home Police Commissioner Grovcr A Whalen chairman of thu mayors committee for the reception of dis tinguished visitors arranged to have the municipal boat Macom leave the battery at the foot of Manhattan at 8 a in bearing the reception committee i Official greeting of the delegates aboard the Leviathan according1 to Turn 10 1 Column 200 Small Chickens Die in Brooder Fire HAMPTON April fire department was called to the Ward Palmer home Sunday morning at oclock where a brooder house was on fire Owing to the blaze having made headway when discovered it was impossible tn save the building Two hundred small chickens perished in the flames which at the critical moment swept aside u black cloud which hud ob scured the view The black cloud apparently form ed by mist in the frigid uir startled scientisls and their aviator assist ants along the line of totality stretching eastward across the Si erra mountains from just north oC San Francisco Shouts of bitter dis appointment greeted the dark blotch but a moment later u strong wind swept the cloud away nnd scores of cameras photographed the eclipse Saw Shadow Joining The swift passage of the moons giant shadow was described by Capt A W Stevens and Lieut J D Corkville of the army air corps experimental laboratory Wright field Dayton Ohio We were high above a layer ot white clouds about 18000 feet over I Honey lake in Northern California said Captain Stevens Suddenly we spied what we that was a mountain about 735 miles in the distance We knew il could not be a moun tain for the highest peak in the vi cinity was about 9000 feet The dark spot appeared to be stationary 1 at first Then we saw it approach i ing us and knew it was the moons 1 shadow Was Snowing ISelow The dark spot came slowly at first We trained our motion picture camera upon it and started grinding out film Faster and faster the shadow came on the clouds below It passed beneath us so rapidly we could hardly perceive it Turning our plane we photographed it as it disappeared The shadow appeared to be lum inous and bluish purple and its di ameter was about threefourths of a mile with its edges clearly de fined A snowstorm was raging below the plane at the time of the eclipse and the exhaust fumes from the plane froze ami left long trailing streaks in the sky The eclipse caused a noticeable drop in temperature to the scien tists on the ground As the sky darkened the air became chill and nn unearthly silence awed the spec tators COUUIBUS Ohio April 20 Sivcn men ccmclriuniil to death who nrrr confined in the city deatli lionse of Ohio penitentiary were freed from their tells lust night liy rovoll ing convirts it became known this tirternnoii Thrvc of eloclroriilioii were Imliiy after giinriis liid fired into the white city Four others wcr hrliigsmiglil in the cell liloeli pOLUMBUS Ohio April 2U iTl Revolting convicts in the white city or Idle House U Ohio peni tentiary scene oC the disastrous fire worn tired upon today by prison guards when they made L conceited effort to escape from the cell blocks The mutineers were driven bnok from lhc dotirs lending lu tlic main entrance by automatic rifle Several convicts were wounded When the mass of umivicts made their break for liberty they at tempted to gain entrance to the guard room Bullets drove them back Held Gimrus Prisoners Then the convicts held several guards as prisoners for a Short time but released them when na tional guard officers threatened to enter the white cily and rescue the men Two of thqwounded convicts were George Tonoff and Jewell Toffn The former was shot in the right lung and Joffa received a bul let in the right leg Tonoff was serving from 3 to 30 years for burglary and loffu 3 to 17 years on the same charge Convicts Soon Quieted Down The shooting followed a night and morning of comparative quiet within the prison walls A half hour after Turn o 2 Column KOHLERS FREE MEALS PROBED MUSKOGEE Okla April 20 tTi the result of an unexplained shift of belief on the part of investi gating officers two traveling com panions of George and David Smith Connecticut capitalists today were charged with the murder of the j easterners found shot to death in i a hotel room here Saturday night j P G Seeley and John L Wike companions of Ihe Smiths who were i free meals served visitors tarolhers formally weie charged to the model village of Kohlcr with the murders late yesterday i Wis during the 1028 primary cam They have not neon placed in jail j paign of Governor Walter J Koh however but are under guard in ler came in for renewed scrutiny today in the executives ouster trial Dozens of accounts Prosecution Claims Gover nor Used Model Village to Get Votes SHEBOYGAN Wis April 20 V their hotel room Before the liling of murder charges police announced the prisoners had been released Officers expressed the belief that revenge ana not robbery was the motive for the double slayinp but they said they had no foundation for this belief other than the fact that a small amount of money car ried by the two brothers hud not been touched wnen the Smiths were slain The four men registered at the hotel here Saturday Wike and Seeley occupying a room adjoining that in which me Smith brothers I were were intro duced to support the prosecutions assertion that the millionaire gover nor used his village and manufac turing plant to sway voters The prosecution yesterday re ceived a serious setback as Circuit Judge Custave GehrK ruled imma terial a series of letters nnd tele grams inviting thousands of voters and newspaper editors to visit the model village of Kohler Wis Judge Geluv excluded most of the memoranda from evidence with the statement that there is no proof of nolitioal purpose in these letters Will Rogers BEVFRLY HILLS Cal April on a train in Canada talked by phone with London Eng land Thats not an invention thats a pest This means that you cant go anywhere with out somebody saying Mr Tones if you will step to the back end of the plant that autoWILL mobile salesman in on the There has been more talking and less said over phones than in congress Every invention during our lifetime has been just to save time and time is the only com modity that every American both rich and poor have plenty of Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time that we have rushed thru life trying to save Two hundred years from now history will re cord America a nation that flourished from 1000 to 1042 Conceived many odd inventions for getting somewhere but could think of nothing to do when they got there Yours WILL 192 PASSENGERS LOST IN WRECK Steamer Sinks in Indian River Only 18 Per sons Saved CALCUTTA Bengal Tiuliu April 23 hundred and ninety passengers aboard the steamer Condor lost their lives when that ship sank in the River Jamuna in eastern Bengal tho ships owners said today Oniy 38 of the passen gers were saved The disaster occurred aobut 0 p m Sunday during a severe storm The ship at the time was in an iso lated district from which news of its loss traveled slowly It is now lying in about three fathoniH of water The Condor was carrying mail from Serajgang Ghat to Goalundo No trace of the postal officials or the mail bugs hns been round The ship belongs to the River Steam Navigation company It was built in and rebuilt in 1026 It left Calcutta last month after being overhauled Fahy Noted Aviator Will Rest in Arlington GRAYLING Mich April V8 fTi were made today lake the body of Herbert j Fahy widely known aviator who died yesterday of injuries to Wash ington for burial He was a native of the capital and probably will be buried in Arlington cemetery Fahy who was 33 years old was injured when a plane in which he was attempting to take off from a field on the estate of Cliff Durant near Roscommon Mich lurried over last Friday He did not regain consciousness Ilia wife Mrs Claire I Fahy a well known avlatrix was in a different cabin in the Hiimc I nlane She cscaoed injury AREDALE MAN HANGS HIMSELF C I McCoy Farmer Found Dead in Barn North of Town Is ARRDAL10 April I McCoy 18 u farmer here for many years committed suicide this morn ing by hanging hiimelf from n beam in a barn on his farm about five mileN north of town He is survivcfi by his wife and two He hud not been in good health for sevei al years His affairs arc generally known to be in excellent condition and his death is laid directly o despond ency over his ill health His fnrm was one of the best equipped places in the community IOWA WEATHER Irolmhly showers Tuesday night anil Wednesday slightly warmer In NOiithcaM portion Tuesday night LOCAL STATISTICS CJlobeGazette weather figures for hour period ending nt S oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday m Minimum in Night flt At S A M Tuesday ftt After a days of sunless weather Old Sols smile broke thru a layer of cloudn enough Tuesday forenoon to cast a few shadows Then he retired and returned later in the forenoon The wind was out of the cast but inclining somewhat to the south   

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