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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 13, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                HARLON E R HIS MEM 4 ART DEPT OP IOWA OES MOINES 1 A North Iowas ILY PAI Edited for the Home EDITION NEWSPAPKK THAI MARES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 13 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 316 Rebellion to Last Awhile Peace in Brazil Will Be Slower Says Stewart FASCISTS AND WAR By CHABLES P STEWABT ASHINGTON Oct 13 If Brazil really is having a federal revolution as distinguished from a few revo lutions of merely statewide i m portance It will not be the rapid fire sort oC an af fair that Argen tina experienced recently Perua a short time pre viously several other Latin American repub lics not long ago or that dis patches from points like Buenos Aires and Montevideo may be inter preted as indicating for Brazil like wise Of Argentinas inhabitatns about 25 per cent live in Buenos Aires the capital itself Fully 90 per cent live in square mile area in cluding and surrounding it The populations of most of the South American countries are simi larly concentrated They have large hinterlands but they are thinly settled In communities of this type revo lutions can be expedited The people of a national metropo lis having acted the folk out in the sticks have no choice but to acqutcsce in whatever has been done They are to scattered to make any effective protest even if there are enough of them BRAZIL also heavens knows has a large hinterland larger than the continental United States but its 40000000 inhabitants nearly that are concentrated in an entirely different fashion from Ar YgeritinaH Uruguays and the others InsteaiJ ft being bunched in one hSiey out in a coastal Both Sides Claim Victory as Battle Starts RIOTING BREAKS OUTASGERMANS OPEN REICHSTAG vTahl Olumn NEGROES ADMIT SLAYING 2 MEN Rob Pair and Throw Wound ed Man Into Missis sippi River HILLSBORO Mo Oct 13 Three Negroes two men and a woman were in jail here today for safekeepingafter their confession they had shot to death Henry Pan chot 48 and shot and seriously wounded Panchots companion Paul Ritter 33 both of Ste Geneieve early yesterday ACter being shot Ritter was thrown into the Missis sippi river The slaying took place at Little Rock boat landing two miles north of Ste Gunevieve The prisoners are J B Lee 28 Guy Taylor 26 and Vera Rogers 30 When word of the capture of the Negroes became known a mob formed and the Negroes were spirit ed away from Ste Genevieve and taken to Hillsboro about 30 miles away to prevent possible violence Before the shooting the Negroes robbed Ritter and Panchot Pan chots body a bullet in the heart was left lying on the bank of the river FEDERALS MEET REBEL ADVANCE INTO SAO PAULO Troops Thot Engaged in Battle on 200 Mile Front BUENOS AIRES Oct IS Despatches received at Paso Do Los Libros Argentina from Uraguayan sources today snldi that Brazilian revolution ary forces had captured the Im portant coastal city of Florian upolis in the state of Santa MONTEVIDEO Uruguay Oct 13 m A battle for the state Sao Paulo richest prize of southern Brazil appeared today to be in its initial stages with both insurgent and federal armies claiming victory in advance guard contacts General Miguel Costa rebel com mander reported that troops on his right had taken the towns of Our inhos Singues and Punto Ribiera and were advancing oh Harare rail way head of a direct line to the city of Sao Paulo Both Claim Victory He said rebel forces on his left had had skirmishes with federals at Jacrezinho and Joe Da Platma state of Parana but that the federr als fled At another point unnamed the rebel leader Atalviva Lebnel crossed the Parana border into Sao Paulo Rio De Janeiro dispatches quot ing the minister of justice gave an entirely different version of the en counters saying2OoO insurgents had been repulsed at Punto Ribera and Harare It also was claimed that in fighting at Jacarezinho a federal column of 2000 volunteers had repulsed a rebel attack and had begun a march into the Interior of Parana toward Colonia Mlnlera Has 10000 Men But from the statements from PROPOSES FLOGGING George W Wickersham head of the commission on law en forcement has suggested the study of flogging as a method of punishment to curb the spread of banditry and racket eering BRIDE SLAYER CHEATS STATE Tony Colletto Chooses Death to Trial f or7jWurder of both quarters it was believed here that the federal and insurgent ar mies were in actual contact over a 200 mile front in an engagement which may mean a decisive rebel advantage or prolongation of the conflict while federal columns carry the conflict into the wilds of Rio Grande Do Sul Dr Getulio Vargas president of Rio Grande Do Sul left Porto Aleg re yesterday to assume entire charge of the revolutionary forces probably making his headquarters at Curityba capital of Parana Two major movements appeared to be under way today elsewhere in Turn In Fngfl 7 Column CLEVELAND Ohio Oct 13 T Colletto 21 chose death to day to escape the states threat of punishment for the murder of his wife Christina 18 ColleUo hanged himself by his belt to the bars of his cell in the county jail Tomorrow he would have gone on trial charged with the first degree murder He had been scheduled to go on trial today and probably did not consider the days delay on account of the Columbus day holiday Last Aug2 Colletto took his girl bride who had returned to her rela tives for an automobile ride and accused her of unfaithfulness When she admitted she had been in the company of other men he fired five shots and left her body by the road side Colletto confessed WICKERSHAM IN FAVOR OF STUDY OF PUNISHMENT Says Flogging May Be Used in War on Banditry T OUISVTLLE Ky Oct 13 J The American Prison associa tion conference here today had be fore it a suggestion from George W Wickersham chairman of President Hoovers law enforcement commis sion that a careful inquiry into the results of flogging as a punishment may well be made to determine the desirability of employing it in the war against banditry and racket eers Floggingby birch or by the cat was discussed by Mr Wick ersham in an address which he hac written but which was read to the conference in his absence by E R Cass New York general chairman of the association Lawlessness Increasing Mr Wickersham saw a state o actual warfare In the United State between organized society and reb els against its authority Moder crime he said was conducted b fearless men whose spectacula methods were superior to the de fehse of thepolice forges v We pride ourselves upon the suc cesses of democracy Mr Wicker sham said Yet crime is rampant and every daily newspaper spreads AGREES WITH SON Bishop James Cannon Jr agrees with his son that he Maj Richard M Cannon Is a target for frequent attacks simply becauseho Is a son of the bishop Major Cannon fares charges of passing bad checks In Los Angeles Will Recover NASHUA Oct Hnv elson 17 year old halfback who played with the Osage team on the local field Friday and who was in jured was not as bady hurt as was anticipated at first Four ribs were fractured RAGING FLOODS MENACE TEXAS Heavy Rains Send Rivers and Creeks Out of Their Banks AUNT HET By Robert Guillen I like a woman that aint scared to talk about any thing but T dont like one that cant talk about nothin1 else LIQUOR ARRESTS SHOW DECREASE September Has Fewer Cases of Violation Than July or August WASHINGTON Oct 13 decreasing number of arrests for violations of the dry laws thru the months of July August and Sep tember was shown today in the monthly report of the prohibition bureau September arrests totaled 4899 as compared with 5759 in August and 6448 in July At the same time a huge increase in convictions fines and jail sent ences was reported due to the fed eral courts resuming their activities after the summer recess Conviction by juries totaled 288 their banks to do new damtfor September as compared with 41 before us tales of increasinglaw lessness Education Ts Very slowly we are coming to re alize he added that something more than legislative fiat is neces sary to make good citizens That all the threatened punishment legisla tive imagination can devise will not compel rebellious human natures to abide by rules of conduct that run counter to their wishes their tastes their needs or their prejudices Something more Is necessary Quoting an old Greek saying that it is more important to form good habits than to frame good laws Mr Wickersham said prevention thru education of the young and en lightened treatment of the young is the best remedy against crime Too Many LavVB Everywhere thruout the land there are deep stirrings of dissatis faction with existing conditions he said with the laws and their ad ministration and with the pre scribed methods of dealing with those found to have violated them There is no doubt that the great volume and constantly widening categories of legislative prohibi tions with attendant penalties for their disregard tends to create a contempt for law Wickersham said Yet much of this legislation is probably unescapable He suggested that it were well that public sentiment should be aroused to prevent unnecessary law making DALLAS Texas Oct 13 Heavy rains sent rivers and creeks age in several widely separated Tex as communities today At Brady in west Texas where citizens were just recovering from a flood that did damage a week ago and rendered 200 persons homeless the Brady river over flowed again The water rose within onefourth of a block of the courthouse plaza 15 business houses had been flooded and the river was creeping higher The south Concho river at Chris in August and pleas of guilty to taled 3885 for September as com pared with 1211 in August There was a corresponding in crease in fines assessed from 451 in August to in Sep tember Total jail sentences reached 589551 days in September as com pared with 55455 in August During the month of September 6282 new cases were placed on the dockets of the federal courts Un finished cases on the docket totaled 23007 on August 31 and 24553 on tival 21 miles south of San Angelo left its banks drowning 400 sheep trapped in the Santa Fe railroad TQ shipping pens The Santa Fe sta tion and tracks were under four feet of water Lake Wichita and Holiday creek at Wichita Falls flooded a section of the city it being necessary for about 75 families in the southern section to move out Groceries and supplies were being delivered to some parts of the city in motor boats Two nn1 onehalf Inches of rain hart fallen nl Wichita Falls to bring the total to 861 inches in 10 days September 30 an increase of 1526 Dresses Like Woman Before Ending Life GIRL IDENTIFIES SLAYER SUSPECT Alleged Killer Captured by Police After Shooting Affray CHICAGO Oct 13 Petkunis alias Peters was identi fied today by Margaret Poet of Spring Valley III as the robber who slew her father Gustave Poet in a holdup at his Daven pavilion July 21 The alleged killer was captured DAVENPORT Oct o 13 Friends were attempting to estab lish a motive today for the suicide of John D Cunningham 15 St Ambrose college student whose body clad in feminine cltohes was found yesterday morning in a gnr age at the home of an aunt He was known as an A student but was often morose Saturday night after stealing an automobile and 85 cents and shoot ing it out with a detective squad while he hid behind a Mexican youth Petkunis had climbed into the automobile of Ray Reinhartsen lifted the money from his pockets and drove away in his car Rein hartsen overtook him in a car he had hailed When police in a passing car opened fire Petkunis jumpec from the car seized Santiago Garcia who stood nearby and hek the Mexican in front of him while he emptied his revolver Garcia was wounded in the knee during the battle which Petkunis ran out of Quiz Girl in Sang Attack on Diamond Red Headed Chorine Is Lone Hostage in Mystery NEW YORK Oct 13 red leaded chorus girl faced the inqui sitors of the police department to only hostage in the shooting of Jack Legs Diamond overlord Diamond rallied in a hospital bed from the five wounds which doctors thot last night would certainly be fatal But he smiled enigmatic ne gations at those who tried to learn who the men were who entered his west side hotel room yesterday morning fired five bullets into his body and fled leaving him for dead Today he was reported to have a fair chance to recover Police Skeptical Marion Roberts wftose offstage Is Strasmick and who was with the gangster at least until a few minutes before the shooting was taken to police headquarters to look at rogues gallery portraits and see if she could identify the assail ants or any of Diamonds recent callers She told officers she was with Diamond when the men who shot him started up to his room Police skeptical as they were about some features of her narra tive said she had been questioned thoroly Yesterdays was the second as sault on him In 1927 he was wound ed five times by the assassins of Augie Orgen but he pulled hru Discover Cablegrams Police learned Diamond had occa sionally occupied a suite with the Roberts girl at the hotel for the past seven months but they had an understanding that when busi ness callers dropped in Diamond stepped into an adjoining room and conferred with them Police confronted with numerous possible motives for the shooting discovered among the gangsters effects cablegrams indicating he planned a second trip to presumably they said to arrange for the smuggling of narcotics One of the cablegrams read Un questionably arrangements will be made for John to enter Germany Send me thirtyfive hundred dollars as I need that amount to make ar rangements and cover expenses The names of sender and addressee were not divulged British Woman After American Air Record INDIANAPOLIS Oct 13 Mrs Keith Miller the British avia trix seeking to lower the womens transcontinental flying record held by Miss Lura Ingalls left here at p m 1C S T 1 hoping to roach Wichita Kans for an over night stop QUINN DECLARES MARKETING ACT ISNOTADEQUATE Denounces Hoover Plan of Farm Relief to Grain Dealers rHICAGO Oct 13 Quinn o Toledo Ohio secre tary treasurer of the Grain and Feed dealers national association today described the agricultural marketing act as wholly unsound and inadequate and denounced Pres ident Hoovers plan of farm relief in an address to 1000 members at the thirtyfourth annual convention It will avail us nothing to de nounce the federal farm board fon what it has attempted to do under the agricultural marketing act Mr Quinn must go back o the act itself to appreciate wnat has happened Tnc rctvrrure is wholly unsound wholly inadequate to bring relief to farmers and wholly unsuited to the psychology the American people Nnt Solution Making allowance for President Hoovers postelection position the fact remains his solution is no solu tion at all but a most dangerous advance toward the destruction o1 private business and msplan strikesat its very Mr Quinns talk in the shape o Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Cal Oct a Sunday article I stated that the dinner party was our jnly cannibal i s m I w a s wrong as usual forl just learned of this case Crossing the divide from Utah to Colo rado in 1872 a man named Packard evi dently practiced it He was con victed in Del Norte Col and the judge passed sentence as fol lows Packard you have committed the worlds most fiendish crime You not only murdered your companions but you ate up every democrat in Hillsdale county You are to hang by the neck till you are dead and may God have mercy on your rcpub lican soul They live off the democrat but this was only one we could ever convict Yours WILL CHARGED WITH an annual report shared the speak ing program with addresses by til Hon Frank Oliver of Ottawa Can ada former minister of the inte rior on the Canadian wheat pool and the annual address by President Bert T Dow of Davenport Iowa Gives Estimate It is estimated the secretary said one fourth the American bus iness men are farm middlemen The farm bill would eliminate them in a wholesale manner driving them into other occupations and providing1 no compensation for the loss of their investments It is not the entrance of farm ers in the handling of farm products that causes the protests but it is the means employed by President Hoover and the unfair unwarranted methods used to displace a Hystem that has proved its value to the country After reading previously pub lished statement of Aaron Apiro cooperative leader and of Alexan der Legge federal farm board head Hr Quinn said of the two men Try to Raise Level Recognizing the efficiency of tho present system they tried to raise the basic level by price fixing hoarding purchasing grain concerna to do their own distributing and finally asked reduced acreage They undertook experiments that were doomed to failure And now Mr Legge has thrown up his hands and told farmers he cannot help them unless they cut down production If the grain trade is efficient and the basic level cannot be raised the agriculturalmarketing act sta bilization corporation and other set ups are obviously oC no use except to project the government into the domain of private business If the act is not sovietism it is at least its first cousin 30 ARRESTED IN CAPONE SNARE Raid by Chicago Police Fails to Flush Leader of Gangsters CHICAGO Oct 13 No 1 public enemy Alphonse Scarface Capone continues des pite the snares set for him to elude the law A surprise raid on Cicero the su burb that acquired an unenvied name as the haunt of the Capone mob failed to flush the gang leader yesterday but it was not en tirely a lost effort Twentynine men and a woman were arrested and among them were three some bodies of the gang liam ThreeFingered Jack White George Red Barker and Claude Maddox White and Barker are public enemies Maddox has been hunted for many weeks for questioning in connection with the murder of Al fred Jake Linglc Tribune re porter Arraignment on First Degre Murder Delayed by Lack of Attorney DUBUQUB Oct 13 raignment of Joseph A R Ollinger on a charge of first degree murder in connection with the slaying of Earl Fuller 12 was delayed today by Ollingers request for an attor ney Judge J Nelson asked the custom ary question of the prisoner if he had a lawyer After a negative answer the judge asked if he wished one Its immaterial Ollinger said I want you to answer the ques tion yes or no Judge Nelson said Well yes Ollinger replied Judge Nelson appointed as counsel James F Ryan who asked the three days allowed under the law for pleading Ryan later said he would not take the case placing further action on the court The prisoner this afternoon told officials that his name is Joseph Altringer and that he had used Ollinger as an alias RELIGION AND SCIENCE CLASH Baptist Minister Is Jailed for Violation of Quarantine CARROLTON Mo Oct 13 A Baptist minister was In jail here today as one result of a clash be tween science and religion The prisoner the Rev W W Woodaon 50 proclaiming the end of the world was at hand defied medical science in the form of a citywide infantile paralysis quar antine yesterday in conducting prayer services with a surrendered band He was taken from the pulpit to the county jail building The serv ices went on in private last night ft the church parsonage Mr Woodsons followers a group of 50 in his congregation of 600 left the church only after Ralph Lozier representative in congress pre sented an appeal on behalf of the children The same appeal was re jected however by the pastor when Representative Lozier acting as a friend Interviewed him at the jail The world is coming to an end the prisoner said and I must pre pare my flock I cannot cease my meetings until released by the Lord The surrendered band members of the congregation who expressed faith In Mr Woodsons prophecy Fascists Turn Event Into AntiJewish Rowdyism BERLIN Oct 13 of fascist rioters storming thru downtown Berlin smashing shop windows and firing pistols into the air turned the opening of Ger manys new reichstag today intoa wild reign of antiJewish rowdyism The violence of the fascists and rioting of communists in the shad ow of the parliament buildings at the edge of the famous Tiergarten taxed police and threw the proceed ings of the relchstag itself into rela live obscurity On the Potsdamerplatz the riot rs who wore no uniforms and were dentifiable only by their shouts of Hail Hitler smashed the windows f the Palast cafe as well as those f limousines parked outside it Rioters Number 300 The rioters numbered about 300 nd added a wild west touch to heir activities by firing their pis ols in Die air The reichalag itselt convened at 3 oclock and after a short session adjourned till Wednesday With the mention of adjournment the communists raised a storm in sisting that a session be held tomor row lor avpta ofno confidence in the Brueningxcabteri stoppage of Young plan pay and for revocation of the order out lawing the Red front communist or ganisation Fascists Join In The fascists joined in blowing police whistles and drowning all verbal arguments The communist motion failed of support altho fascists approved the Young plan reference by shouting Quite right The two sections of extremists almost got into fistic encounters di rectly under the speakers table as the communists were enraged by the fascist failure to support their motion All were induced to take their seats before casualties occurred and shortly afterward the body ad journed until Wednesday Bad Weather Delays Takeoff of Flyers AMARILLO Texas Oct 13 Unfavorable weather early today delayed continuation of the east ward flight of Robert Buck and Miss Laura Ingalls They seek west to east transcontinental air records The flyers said they would leave for Wichita Kans as soon as weather improved IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy somewhat cooler in east and central por tions Monday night Tuesday mostly fair and rather cool LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figuies for 24 hour period ending at S a m Monday Highest Sunday 80 Lowest in the Night 4fi At 8 A M Monday 4B Precipitation 08 Wcalhsr figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m Sunday Highest Siiturdnv 80 Lowest Saturday Night 80 At 8 A M Sunday 87 Freclprtatlon Trace The mercury showed a sudden drop of 34 degrees from the maxi mum Sunday to the temperature the night and Monday morning The wind turned from the south to the northeast causing Mason City resi dents to don heavier wraps was organized about six months apo Other members of tho church dis regarded his warning that the world was coming to anljfid   

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