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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 1, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER Kdited for the Home VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY 1 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 175 A1 More Tariff Fights Tinkering With Bill for More Than Year IS SLAIN ly CHAKLES P STEWAKT I ASHINGTON May tar iff bill is about i ready tn resume j occupying most of congress time Unquestionably it will continue to do so until ad journment prob ably late in May Some of tlie time in the sen ate some of the time in open ses sion and some of the time in one committee room or another the lawmakers have Treaty Backers Encouraged by 1 Borah r S CRESCO NEWEST CLUB IN RANKS OF KIWANIANS Mason City Sponsors at Charter Ceremony 5Q Strong CRESCO May new star in Weakness in Rail Shares Drops Prices WHEN CUBA RECEIVED LINDY PACT IS with it continuously a year Theoretically it is this the seven tyfirst congress handiwork Actu ally the job of framing it began be fore the seventyfirst congress was legally in existence That is to say all but two or three members of Uie f the firmament of Kiwanis Interna representatives ways and means committee which always the tariff ball rolling had been re elected from the seventieth con gress without waiting for the sev jentyfirst to meet and be sworn in Turn to PIIRU Culumii BRITISH MAY ARREST GANDHI to Take Strong Measures to Put Down Nationalists LONDON May 1 irewspapcrs today said that they that the Indian ad yininistration working with the ap jl prpval v of the home government wouia utkojomroecUate piningAction put of Mahatma Gandhi and thft AHIndia National congress It was believed the paper said that Gandhi would be arrested In it was recalled how XJver that the Mahatmas arrest i has been reported as immi j nent but has never materialized A There is a widely held view that the governments refusal to grant the i Satyagraha leader the martyrdom IioC arrest has strengthened its posi tion Bombay dispatches said that Gandhi had another plan to harass it the government which will be re vealed on the banks of the river Tapti at Surat The nature of the f plan was a mystery but a special messenger wafe understood to have taken Gandhis instructions for car Irying itout tiona came into official existence here last night when the local group with a membership of 28 received a charter The Mason City Kiwanii club sponsors of the local group was present a half hundred strong to participate in the installation rites and there were representatives i in lesser numbers from Lanesboro Minn McGregor and Waterloo The formal rites held in the Odd Fellows building followed a dinner featured by gala hats noisemaking devices and community singing pre sided over by Dr Raymond P Kims of Mason City Judge C W Reeil of Cresco presided over the banquet program Presentalion of the char ier was by Dr W L Dibble of Ma son City representing Herman Knudson district governor and its j acceptance was by O J McHugh 1 president of the newly organized club The Rusty Hinge quartet of Mason City both opened and closed the formal program altho the eve ning tapeied off with a dance NEW YORK May I i stock market turned lower today i under the influence of acute weak ness in the railroad shares morel than a dozen of which sold at new low levels for the year or longer i Losses of 52 to a share were numerous in practically all groups of stocks and a few extreme de1 dines ran to 515 The liquidation of I the rail issues which has been ing in volume all the week reflects unfavorable earnings reports for the first quarter of the year Wall street estimates indicating that second quarter will show little im provement Speculation for the rise was re sumed in the trading under the imj putus of reductions in the discount rates of the bank of England and the bank of France and the pros pect that the New York reserve hank may eventually cut its rate to bring it into line As the decline in the rails became more and more rapid however poo operations were abandoned Pere Marquettc formally a wide mover Cropped S14 a share and such issues as New York Central Atchison Northern Pacific and At lantic Coast Line lost 56 a share or more Police Head Is Arrested After Riots Robinson Cheered by is on Return BULLETIN Continue Probe of j Shooting of Man v During Liquor Raid KIELISR Wis May 1 vestigation into the death of Ed ward Foht alleged to have been f shot by Sheriff Joseph Greer of Grant county will continue this afternoon at the coroners inquest A at Platteville Wis Greer is said to j have shot Foht in a prohibition raid on a Mississippi river island Convening yesterday at Kieler ij coroners inquest was attended more than 300 persons Greer Viol present but was repre 1 by Platteville attorneys eral protection will not be at this time to Sheriff Greer United States District Attorney L T Powell said yesterday at Du buque Iowa To G Lyons Ciesco fell the assignment of welcoming the visitors The response tothis welcome was made by Harry W Odle president of the Mason City club who later on the programrose unannounced to present a Kiwanis shield the gift of the local Ki1 wanians to their latest child Dr Kuna followed next with a group of enthusiastically received solos Then came greetings from the visiting clubs In Doctor Dibbles charter pres entation address there was a pleas ing recollection by him of his boy hood days on a farm near Cresco He knew that town and community in an earlier day and his reference to the old times and the old timers brot a thrill to the sons and other kin and acquaintances of the per sons about whom he spoke Defines Ivlwanian Purposes A Kiwanis club he said by way of definition is a peculiar organ ization It is made up of picked men without reference to religious be liefs political affiliations or nation ality From every business profes sion and calling men come bound together by a sympathetic covenant Turn In Page 8 Column AUNT HET By Robert Quillen None o Samanthas chil dren was twins but one of cm liad six toes on its feet anthe oldest girl liad tem per enough for two TRIO HELD AS BANK ROBBERS Posse Still Searching for Fourth Man in Wiscon sin Holdup ALMA Wis May 1 two Chicago girls and a Detroil youth held in jail here for question ing concerning the holdup of the First National bank at Nelson Wis sheriffs officers aided by a volunteer posse today searched a j wooded area near here for a fourth j member of the quartet believed re sponsible for the robbery I The trio was captured last nighl when their automobile stalled in a ditch They gave their names as I Betty Jackson and Jerry Miller both of Chicago and George Doyle j of Detroit Sheriff Louis Kochen derfer said they had been identified j tentatively as members of the gang which escaped with 53426 from the bank yesterday According to the story told the sheriff the missing man named Bliss committed the robbery He interrupted a directors meeting in the bank forced them and other of ficers to lie on the floor and es caped With the money The girls said he returned to the car and they speeded away A few miles from Nelson they abandoned their automobile and forced a farmer to drive them toward Cochranc Wis in his car Then the sheriff was told the farmer was ordered from the car He reported to officers who captured the trio Bliss escaped with the major portion of Ihe loot About S140 was found in the orig inal bandit car authorities srl Police of All Cities Watch May 1 Protest By THE ASSOCIATED PItESS the world over held their annual May day demon strations today using the occasion to show growth and strength of their movement and as a protest against particularly widespread un employment conditions In most of the countries of the world the police and in some cases the military took precautionary measures intended to keep the dem onstrations within bounds and to prevent disorders In some countries such as France Germany Greece and Poland such measures were extreme and in volved intensive mobilization of the constabulary arrests of agitators and in some cases their expulsion from the country Holiday In Moscow In other countries notably Great Britain and Italy the authorities considered the occasion as not much out of the ordinary This was par ticularly the case in Italy where the fascist party has stifled politi cal opposition Spanish America cel ebrated the day as a holiday and an occasion for merry making Moscow the cradle of the pro letariat movement planned a cele bration on a huge scale Workers were released from their employ ment Wednesday at 3 oclock p m to make preparations for the event A parade of workers and soviet sol diers and speech making were scheduled Disorders in Paris policemen were in jured in a May day riot near the capital Ala mass meeting at Shiba park in the capital 8000 persons Turn In age 8 Column Cuban and American officials extended a warm welcometo Col Charles liindliergh just before his third flight into Latin America inuuguruting the new sevenday silnniiil service between Buenos Aires and New YorU City Wioto at Havana Solcr y Baro IcltivotllctalIntroducer lAndbcFgiv and secretary of tlic American embassy lii CubiiV The colonel Thursdayleft the Canal zone on his return tri to New York STATES MOVE ISOVERROLED Prosecution Tries to Link Kohler With G 0 P Committee Expenses SHLJnOYGAN Wis May 1 A renewed effort to introduce testi mony purporting to link Gov Walt er J Kohler with the state repub lican committee in excessive expen ditures of money was macJe and Unvaried in the Wisconsin execu tives ouster trial today The prosecution was overruled when it presented a series of vouch ers in line with its argument that the millionaire governor authorized the committee among others to act as his agent The state attempting to prove that Kohler had told his chief ac countant Anton Braun to destroy original memoranda tallying tele phone bills during the 192S primary campaign met the answer from Braun that the governor never said anything to me The memoranda he said were thrown away after the need for them had passed Technical testimony and evidence from bulky ledgers contributed toward keeping the courtroom crowd a small one There were only 20 persons in court when trial was resumed today Rare Disease Kills Resident of Toronto TORONTO Ont May 1 UP A rare disease of which only 52 cases have been reported thruoul I Ihc world since 1922 has claimed I the life of a Toronto woman who died after an illness of three days Similar to trench mouth which afflicted many soldiers In the World war the disease known as noma ivns discovered in a woman who called upon a surgeon for treatment for a throat affliction The sur geon sent her to a hospital where an operation failed to check the dis ease KELLOGG URGES COURT FOR LIQUOR PLAN IS REVEALED Stayton Says 4 Enforcement Commissioners at Work on Scheme WASHINGTON May I William H Stayton chairman of the board of the Association Against the Prohibition Amendment testi fied today before the senate lobby committee that four members of the Hoover law enforcement com mission had told him they were trying to work out some other plan for distribution of liquor than under the present law He said the members of the com mission were Judge Kenyon Dean Pound Colonel Anderson and an other one who he said he could not recall by name The witness gave this testimony after Chairman Caraway questioned htm about a letter he wrote last February to Charles S Wood of Philadelphia which expressed the President Hoover Is beginning to doubt whether prohi bition can be enforced Anderson Denies It RICHMOND Va May J Col Henry W Anderson member of the Hoover law enforcement commission said here today that he knew of no new plan being consid ered by the commission for the dis tribution of liquor as he was quoted today before the senate lobby com mittee as having said UASHINGTOX May 1 Hoover sent tin London naval treaty of HHiO to Ihe senate at noon today for ratification WASHINGTON May 1 Re W ncwed assurances of Senator Borahs sympathetic attitude toward the London naval treaty today bolstered the expectation of the ad ministration that consideration of the pact by the senate will be ex peditecl and ratification ensue I President Hoover was engaged in the preparation of a special message or letter of transmittal to accom pany the treaty when he dispatches it to Capitol Hill As soon as the communication is completed the i pact will be laid before the senate It Explained As chairman of the powerful for eign relations committee Borah holds a position of great strategic importance in the senate contest over ratification HiSLapprpval of the pactwhich is still of a confi dential nature is regarded by those close to the president as a notable preliminary victory seek to have itconsidered and passed upon by the committee as speedily ns the importance of the matter will permit Senator Borah said It is tin important treaty and should have careful and deliberate consideration butI do not assume that there will be any attempt at delay My own position is one of a friendly attitude but I want to hear all about it Receives Ovation The committee chairmans state ment followed a conference with Secretary Henry L Stimson of the state department who served as chief of the American delegation at the London conference The cabinet officer called upon the senator late yesterday after presenting two cer tified copies of the treaty to Presii dent Hoover Simultaneously Senator Joseph j T Robinson of Arkansas who was BULLETIN PHILADELPHIA Muy I IJ Schofleld director of the department of public safety who was arrested early nduy charged with obstructing justice while he was lu com mand of policemen trying lo quell disorder among Univer sity of Pennsylvania students was today held in JiODOO hull by Police Magistrate John j OMullcy PHILADELPHIA May 1 Assailants Fire at Liquor Dealer Thru Win dow OMAHA May 1 Lead from art assassins gun early today ended abruptly the reign of Gene Livingston reputed baron among local alcohol dealers mid gamblers Shot clown in the apartment of a woman friend at 4 a in in the midst of early morning revelry I Livingston died a half hour later at a local hospital Five residents of the apartment in which the shoot ng occurred are under arrest for rector of Public Safety Lemuel j questioning in the shooting B Schofield was arrested early today as the result of a controversy growing out of a battle on the campus of the University of Penn Thrce bullets in the abdomen per formed the work of silencing the irrepressible gangster who consist ently refused to keep his mouth sylvania between police and students shut Despite the efforts of police during which upwards of 300 stu nightsticks and repeated court a dents were arrested They were re tion he leased later The warrant for the directors arrest sworn to by Michael J Cal by republican candidate for legis lature from this city charged Scho field with obstructing justice vio was recently acquitted in district court of a charge of having criminally libelled Detective Sergl Joe Patach since deposed as head of the police morals PolUi Officer Accused Livingston in a fit of rage when lating of assembly of 191a 1 Patach raided his downtown cigar and refusing to permit a police ser store and billiard parlor on a geant to issue copies of the charge gambling charge had accused the Burn Effigies Magistrate John OMalley who issued tlie warrant gave the police director a hearing and tteld him in 51500 bail for court Commitment papers ordering the director sent to Moyamensing prison if bail were not furnished were made out by Magistrate OMalley A short time before the disorders on the university campus began the students had attended the annual ivy week celebration of the burn ing effigy two unpopular profes sors at the institution There are several versions as to the manner in which the melee started A number of students said Turn lo face l Column also a member of the delegation was accorded a rousing ovation by the senate upon the occasion of his first appearance in the chamber since his return from London In an interview with newspapermen he urged that the United Stales build up its navy to the point permitted by the treaty V S Must Uuild Describing such a procedure ns wholesome for the nation the Arkansas senator estimated that an annual outlay of a year over a period which lie did not specify but which would presumably terminate in 1036 would be neces sary America must build more ships he said or abandon its position as a naval power He expressed the opin PROBE REVEALS Another Gang Believed Con nected With Des Moines Murder r of Having accepted protec tion money from him over a period of years Criminal Hbel charges brot by county ofEiciolsi were quashed when a Jury acquitted the gang Deader related by apartment in which Livingston was shot today varied in important de lails when questioned by police Mrs Margaret Mack occupant of the apartment related that he came to her place in an intoxicated con dition and asked permission to Klny there the remainder of the night She consented she told police As the pair walked into the kitch en to obtain a drink a volley of shots crashed thru the kitchen win dow strikingLivingston she said Turn in S Column Norwood Youth Killed NORWOOD May 1 Leo Penninglon 7 was killed late yes terda when a school bus laking children home ran over him It is said the hoy inn in front of the bus because so many of our people arc engaged in trade with other conn ivies KclloKtr declared National Can No Longer Be Isolated Says Former Cabinet Officer MINNEAPOLIS May 1 Frank B Kellogg former secretary of state said last night the United States should withdraw all pre tenses of desire for international ar bitration if it is not willing to be come a member of the world court The coauthor of the Kellog Brlancl outlawry of war pact said the policy of arbitrating interna tional disputes has been advocated by every president since Grover Cleveland Addressing students and alumni of the University of Minnesota law school the former secretary said the establishment of the court marked a great forward step toward maintaining peace Isolation is no longer possible Wars and economic conditions ev erywhere affect ihe United States while going mail box across the road to the Will Rogers find BEVERLY HILLS Cal May have advertised schemed around and even tried lo somebody knew so us c body who had influence with somebody that was on the con a u s taking crew but I cant get my or my family name on iny where Well at least my con science will be clear have been responsible more men going to congress When all the bragging is dona by towns the jails increase will make a sucker out oC all of them Thats the matler wifi Cleveland Ohio they are all in Columbus Yours WILL ion that the construction limitation imposed by the pact would prove more beneficial than building BULLETIN DES MOINES May 1 Lirut Col Calvin ioddnnl bal listics expert today declared Iho bullet which killed lnck Harris in Ihc alleged liquor war Saturday night was fired from Iho gun of Camp bell nllcgcd Chicago gangster Gqddurcl is licud of the crime scionio laboratory of North western university DES MOINES May 1 Pi today cast aside thetheory that the shooting affair among Dos Moines bootleggers was the work of an or ganized group of Chicago gang Disabled War Vet Is Sentenced to Year for Slaying Youth DENVER Col May lV Steven Sobio disabled war veteran today was under a years sentence in the Denver county jail following 1 his conviction late last night of In voluntary manslaughter in connec tion with the iclcntli March 27 nf Benjamin Almond 10 his brother inlaw Almond was shot as the climax of a quarrel during which the boy was spanked for returning home late The mini testified the gun was discharged accidentally as he sought to frighten the youth Rather they thol the outburst ol unlimited i rum warfare whicn cost the life ot James Harris was the product ot local talent and that Clarence Campbell Lhicagoan who lost in eye in the shooting was here alone in the role of a collector for a large Chicago bootlegger and was em ployed as a shakedown man rath however that the evidence pointed stronger toward i Campbell as tne man who fired the Lindbergh Carrying 201 Pounds of Mail rrr i Leaves on HomeI rip erplllan a COLON Canal Zone May 1 TV Said Col Charles A Lindbergh home ward bound took off at oclock j slml lhat kmed Harris this morning for Puerto Cabezas l T Nicaragua carrying 201 pounds of MontevideoNew York airmail 1 hnvn i The colonel planned to continue havc bccn m last batur to Miami tomorrow delivering the mail there to a regular New York plane A squadron of army aviators escorted the famous airman from France field IOWA WEATHER Mostly fair Thursday night and Friday except Ihnnder showers Thursday afternoon or Thursday night in oast portion Cooler Thursday night iud in fast and Miutli portions Friday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazqtte weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Thursday morning Plymouth Services Will Be Closed Next Sunday daya shooting Witnesses they saw a third set pass the scene of the fray shortly before the firing started Meanwhile Campbell and Ken neth Sonderleiter alleged leader of one group of rum runners are held without bond in jail under murder charges There is no prospect of their immediate release Maximum Wednesday fJ7 Minimum in Nijjhl At 8 A M Thursday ifi Itsilnlatl 33of an Inch A slow rain which began before midforenoon Wednesday and con tinued intermittently until early claim j niorning Thursday left a prccipita tion of 38 of an inch in the Globe Gazettes rain gauge By reason of the gentleness with which it fell almost every bit of it was assimi lated by the soil The S oclock tem perature Thursday morning was one of the highest of the year and the accompanying humidity hinted further in the offing PLYMOUTH May special i meetings at the Methodist church V iL will cloe May 1 The Rev Mr I OUtD Crumb of Nora Springs hns preached i TA C f every night His theme for May 1 is 0316 at tl r3SO The Old Rugged Cross There will ulso lie a of rtiiL1 nl Ages nnd The Double Cross KL PASO Texas May 1 cli Goldsborough year old Friday night the sermon subject is transcontinental flyer arrived in 101 The Great Example I Paso it a b C S T today l   

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