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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 14, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                f North Iowas Edited for the Home MARLON E R HIS A ART DEPT OF IOWf DCS MOINCS I A THE NEWSPAPEK THAT MAKES ALL NOHiH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION I VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY OCTOBER 14 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE jSfQ 317 Hoover Talk Has Results Kings Mountain Is Best Executive Thinks REDS RIOT CONVENTION By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Oct 14 CPA His four recent speeches having had time to sink into the national c o n s c i ousness President Hoover is still reading letters and edi torial comment concerning the things he said and estimating the countrys re action to his xit terances White house reports are to the effect that he is anyway The verdict appears to be that he is best satisfied with the results he got at Kings Mountain THIS is just what might have been expected The eagle screamed in the presi dents Kings Mountain cultured wellmodulated scream but he screamed somewhat at the Kings Mountain sesquicentonnial That is to say in its temperate fashion Mr Hoovers Kings Moun tain speech was a U S A glorifica tion affair with just a soupcon of religious appeal And whata corking popular suc cess it was Of course youve seen the pictures of the gathering gentle reader Wonderful turnout wasnt it And such only at Kings Mountain but at every whist ling post the presidential train Turn In Voter 2 Column Joseph Pinta Burned to Death by Steam Blast U MAY LOSE 3 6 MORETEACHERS Staff to Receive More Money From Other Schools IOWA 14 Daily lowan this morning published a letter to the state board of edu cation from President Walter A Jessup of the University of Iowa which said that 36 members of the institutions teaching staff havo been offered positions elsewhere in the last few weeks at increases to talling and that the univer sity has lost 387 teachers in five years to other schools The presidents letter was con tained in a report to the state by the state board which said that be cause of present economic condi tions a library at the University of Iowa or gymnasium for women at Iowa State college would not be asked the fortyfourth annual as sembly As printed by the lowan the re port asked an increase in support money for the state schools but said that two urgent heeds of cap ital expeditures the library and the gymnasium would be postponed until a more prosperous period The state board has asked Oscar Anderson state budget director for appropriations aggregating 301 for operating expenses for its five state schools during tho next two years Hearings on the requests of all state departments are now being conducted in Andersons of fice in Des Moines Included In the sum asked which is less than the askings two years ago are appropriations for an addi tional wing of the chemistry build ing at Iowa State college and for the completion of the heating plant at Iowa State Teachers college and funds to establish annuity insurance to pension employes at the univer sity the Teachers college and the State college BANDIT KILLERS ADMIT DEATH OF STATE TROOPER Sentenced to Life 12 Hours After Their Capture rENTERVILLE Mich Aug 14 a little more than 12 hours following their capture after the killing of a state policeman and the robbery of a bank at Battle Creek Thomas Martin 30 and James Gallagher 28 were sen tenced in circuit court here today to life imprisonmnt in Jackson prison They pleaded guilty to murder charges State Trooper John Burke was shot and killed by the pair when ha overtook them while they were attempting to escape to Indiana in an automobile after robbing the East End branch of the old Mer chants Trust and Savings bank at Battle Creek Captured Near Line They were captured later near the Indiana state line by other state troopers when their axitomo bile became overheated and they abandoned it starting by foot down a highway The 5i000 liankJobtj their confessions was recovered Martin fired the three shots which struck Trooper Burke in the neck causing Instant death Burke they said overtook them on his1 motor cycle j For the first time bank robbers matched heir wits with the new state police radio system and lost Less than tour hours after the bank robbery was reported five police cars receiving instruction by radio were concentrated inthe Sturgis area Within little more than four hours the slayers were under ar rest Abandoned Car After shooting down Trooper Burke Martin and Gallagher con tinued southward Near the Indiana line their car became overheated and they aban doned it They were walking down the road when Troopers Daniel Wurzberg of Bay City and Edward Freeman of Jackson overtook them Martin attempted to draw his gun One of the troopers fired wounding Turn to Tajin Column Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Oct Harvard college paper says the American Legion con vention in Bos ton was just one wild party Poor Harvard papers they have a habit that is just bor dering on gen ius for saying the wrong things Imagine any college paper criticising somebody for giving a wild party Wait till another war comes and let the Harvard editorial staff fight it and they can show how a convention should be conducted Where the mistake was made svas in not asking our boys when recruited If they ever took a little nip ind if they did why not allow em in our war In that way we had a respectable war but lost it Yours WILL ROGERS KEPT ALIVE IN RESPIRATOR AUNT MET By Robert Quillen FEDERALS MAKE GAINS IN FIGHT AGAINST REBELS Both Sides Claim Great Victories War More Intense 1ITASHINGTON Oct I never could figure out whether bein a bachelor made Tom queer or whether it was bcin ciueer that made him slay a bachelor HUNT FOR MEN WHO STOLE GIRL Southwest Missouri Aroused at Kidnaping of Young Heiress GREENFIELD Mo Oct 14 PI of Mrs Alma Wilson McKinley 24yearold heiress and expectant mother stirred southwest Missouri today Enraged friends joined officers of a score of cities and towns in a pa trol of highways from the foothills of the Ozarks to the Missouri river seeking a small masked man who abducted the girl last night from the ranch home of her father Ben ton Wilson oil millionaire The kidnaper armed with a shot gun Sheriff Olin Killingsworth said entered the Wilson home where Mrs McKinley and her mother were alone According to the sheriff he demanded money but was told there was none in the house Ho then forced the girl to accompany him in the family car after binding and gagging her mother Mrs Wilson freed herself after half an hour and notified officers The car was last reported seen at Aldrich Mo about 20 miles north east of here Observers said the machine a sport coupe wag fol lowed by another car Wilson and his two sons Everett and Earl Wilson and the girls hus band Harold McKinley were in Kansas City with a load of cattle when the kidnaping was perpetrat ed Wilson offered a reward for apprehension of the kidnaper and the return of his daughter Mrs McKinley was graduated last spring from the University of Missouri where her husband also was a stu dent 14 News from Brazil today showed that government soldiers and rebel troops were doing more fighting than at any time since the rebellion broke especially along the ParanaSao Paulo border and in the southwest portion of Minas Geraes Dispatches differed as to the vic tors depending on which side issued the details but indications are that the rebels have been driven out of the western Minas Geraes triangle arid have had some reverses in the Parana campaign The federals as serted that 15 rebels were found dead after a battle at Senses Bridgehead Parana with many others wounded Tnke Tunnels The federals also claimed to have captured Igarapava Bridgehead on the Rio Grande just below the Sao PauloMinas Geraes border and to have wiped the rebels out of west ern Minas Geraes by taking Uber aba They also took two important tun nels in South Minas Geraes thus opening up the important railway system in the southern part of that state Another government announce ment said that rebels had abandoned the vicinity of Bello Horizontc cap ital of Minas Geraes and were trou bled by lack of supplies on the southern front List Other Gains Other federal gains were listed as occurring at Jacarezinho northern Parana and at Ribeira southeast ern Sao Paulo The insurrectionaries also claimed victories in Sao PauloParana area saying they defeated a force of po lice in the region of Quatigua with the police retreating and losing nu merous men in addition to supplies of war They also claimed to have ex tended operations into the westward state of Matto Grosso with troops assembling along the Paraguayan frontier AFTER 2 YEARS ake Fleagle Only One of Quartet Alive Wounded Frances McGann young Chicago student nurse is thanking medJca science after being kept alive for 34 by n respirator in a Chicago hospital whMo suffering from infantile paralysis She is shown here with her nurse Kttiol lUoomnuist na her recovery was assured by doc tors Tuesday when slin breathed alone for 40 minutes BRITiSHWOMAN DELAYED BY FOG Time f or F i r s t Half Flight Less Than Record of KANSAS CITY Oct 14 Facing a heavy fog and reports of rain to the west Mrs Keith Miller British aviatrix enrly today an nounced postponement of her take off for Wichita in continua tion of her attempt to establish a new womens transcontinental flight record She said she hoped weather conditions would permit her to re sume the New York to Los Angeles flight Iftter today Her flight was interrupted yes terday when her motor stalled gliding to a landing in a midst of a flock of startled sheep on the pri vate landing field of Ralph L Naf Kiger at p m C S T She took off at Curtiss Field Valley Stream N Y at a m B S T refueling at Indianapolis Her flying time was computed at 11 hours 16 minutes which was 29 minutes less than the Valley Stream Kansas City time established last week by Laura Ingalls St Louis flyer Mrs Miller had intended to reach Wichita last night Police Seek lowan Taken for Ride by 2 Bandits in Omaha OMAHA Nebr Oct 14 Omaha police this morning were seeking Frank Hawkins 24 Rock well City who was reported taken for a ride in his car by two bandits he met in downtown Omaha George Smith 25 of Rockwell also started on the ride hut was ejected from the car near a lonely park after being beaten and stripped by bandits according to his story to police JACK DIAMOND IS THOT DYING Detectives Quit Gangsters Room While Clergyman Ministers NEW YORK Oct 14 tives who have stood guard at the hospital bedside of Jack Diamond racketeer and gang leader since he was brot there Sunday with five bullet wounds in his body quit his room today and stood in a corridor while the wounded man received the ministrations of a clergyman The cleric arrived at the hospita about half past eleven this morn ing and his coming was taken as an indication that Diamond believed himself to be dying Formrr Iowa Solon OTTUMWA Oct 14 L Graham 78 former state repre sentative from Wapello county dice yesterday from a heart attack TREATY STARTS JOURNEY EAS Signature of Japan Will B Brot to New York by Plahe EADEROFBANK WASHINGTON Oct 14 m document of paramount importance o the powers of the world bearing the signature of an emperor will ed across the American continent his week by air guarded only by two officers of the American army It is the Japanese ratification of the London treaty which must ba deposited in London before the pact jetween the United States Great Britain and Japan may formally jecome effective Its travel is has ened because the powers want the ireaty in full force to serve as a msis for discussion at the meeting n Geneva Nov 6 of the prepara ory disarmament commission of the league of nations At the request of the Japanesa government the United States has detailed two army pursuit planea piloted by Lieuts Irvin A Wood ring and William M Campbell to rush the document from Vancouver B C to New York There it will be entrusted to Pierre De L Boal assistant chief of the western Euro pean division of the state depart ment He is sailing Saturday for London on the Leviathan and will turn the paper over to Ambassador Matsudairn on his arrival A cere mony is London will accompany the deposit The ship carrying the document is expected Wednesday and the fly ers are to start eastward imme diately CITY Mo Ocl 14 A man identified as Jake leagle long sought as the leader of a gang that robbed a bank at La mar Colo May 23 1928 and killed our men was wounded seriously and captured today by two Kansas ity detectives at Branson a resort own in the southern Missouri Ozarks A telegram to police headquarters lore from Lieut E L Nelson and Ollie VKing the detectives said Got Jake Fleagle this morning He is shot and may die The party included E H Klein costal inspector from Los Angeles Police Lieutenant Lloyd of Los Angeles and Lieutenant Nelson and King of the Kansas City detective department They arrived from Kansas City this morning and saw the mart identified as Fleagle entering the chair car oC the train from which they were about to alight Witnesses said the man attempt ed to draw a pistol and had it haV way out of its holster when he was shot The prisoner was discovered t have a gunshot wound in his righ wrist which apparently had been in flicted within the last ten days th physician said Hunted Thruont Country LAMAR Colo Oct 14 William Harrison Jake Fleagle reported shot and captured at Bran son Mo today was one of the most sought after criminals in the United States He was hunted by police thruout the country and the search for him extended into Mexico but he man aged to elude capture for more than two years following the holdup of the First National bank here May 23 1928 which resulted in the killing of four men Three of Fleagles companions in the robbery of the bank are dead having been executed in this state The trio Ralph E Fleagle brother of Jake Howard L Royston and eorge J were convicted of slaying A N Pnrrish president of the bank and one of the two men shot down as they attempted to thwart the holdup Is Victim as Lehigh Plant Pipe Bursts Funeral Services to Be Held Thursday for Legion Member Funeral services for Joseph Pinta foreman of the waste steam department of the Lehigh Port land cement company plant who was killed when a steam pipe exploded Monday evening will be held at oclock Thursday after noon at the McAuley funeral home ClausenWorden post of the Amer ican Legion will be in charge of the services and burial will be in Me morial park cemetery Mr Pihta who resided at 510 Adams avenue southwest died when a steam pipe bursted in the room n which he was washing after quit ing work Four men who were in the same room escaped vithout injury As soon as other Lehigh work men could reach Mr Pinta after he blast they found his body was scalded almost beyond recognition ie was 40 years of age Steunt Pressure High The elbow of the pipe which blew out is in the basement of the engine Markets at a Glance NEW YORK Stocks Irregular leaders rally 3 to 10 points after sinking spell Bonds Irregular foreign issues rally domestics easy Curb Heavy oils and specialties soft Butter Irregular CHICAGO Firm bullish estimate Com Firm southwest Cattle Irregular Hogs Higher Australian mfavorable rains FIGHT TO BEAT N Y GOVERNOR Would Spoil Roosevelt as 1932 Presidential Candidate SYRACUSE N Y Oct 14 A campaign program calling for the defeat of Gov Franklin D Roose velt in order to eliminate him as a presidential possibility in 1932 has been agreed upon by state and county leaders of the republican party Leaders from 15 upstate rural counties met with the four major candidates including Charles H Tuttle the partys candidate for governor and state leaders at a conference here last night and de cided upon the new program They would point out to the vot ers that Roosevelts reelection to the governorship would give impe tus to his chances gaining the dem ocratic presidential nomination in 1932 and add to his strength If he should be nominated and oppose Herbert Hoover They believe such a tieup also would block any exten sive dry defections within the par ty room It ia 24 inches in diameter and is made of cast iron two inches tttick One hundred sixtyfive pounds of steam was carried in this pipe When the explosion occurred it is Relieved Mr Pinta was washing Arnold Johnson George ParipasrTe Koehrsen and John S Konstantaki were also in the basement prepar ing to take shower baths On hear ing the explosion they escaped by going to an entrance to the base ment At that time however the room was flooded with steam Heavy cement flooring of the en gine room which forms the ceiling of the basement was torn out by the explosion Thru this hole which was about 10 feet square steam escaped into the large engine room flooding it Victim Became Bewildered It is thot that Mr Pinta became bewildered when the explosion oc curred and tried to go away from the steam Had he gone 10 feet to the south he would have been able to escape thru an exit Instead he went to the north and was caught in a corner Steam under pressure continued to pour into the basement It is believed by plant officials that Mr Pinta was about 65 feet from the pipe break when the explosion oc curred According to Oscar Davis super intendent at the plant the base ment in which Mr Pihta was scald ed was 80 by 100 feet Some piers and pipes separated Mr Pinta and the place where the break in tho Turn tn fnhimn PLAN RASPBERRY MUSIC FOR SERVICE TO CHICAGO VOTERS ENGAGE IN HAND TO HAND BATTLE WITH POLICEMEN Several Arrests Made in Labor Convention Disorder I BOSTON Oct 14 ComrilUciT ists and police engaged in a hand J to hand battle outside the converi v tion hall of the American federation of labor today Ten men and five women were arrested I The disorder started when police attempted to break up a demonstra tion by the communists after hav ing denied them admittance to the j Hotel Bradford in which the feder ation of labor sessions are being I1 held When police arrested one speak er who tried to address the crowd other communists attempted to res cue him Tnxicuh Almost Captured A furious struggle then ensued between the crowd of communists and police Police reserves sped to he aid ot the police detail at the hotel and a number of communists were taken away in patrol wagons Police commandeered a taxlcab o carry other communists to a nearby police station One taxicab was almost captured by the mob which leaped upon its running boards and nearly succeeded in cuing a prisoner within While the battle was at Us hv the business the vention Continued un ir tsujSjj tho some of iie more curious dele gates watched the struggle from balcony windows Mounted Police Effective During the melee police user their clubs freely Mounted police arrived a few moments after the trouble began nnd were particularly effective against the militant com munists A number of women were includ ed in the communist ranks and their screams added to the general con fusion All traffic on Tremont street at this point was paralyzed ind n crowd of several thousand led the street When the communists finally veredispersed after fully 20 min utes nf fighting the number actu illy arrested wns estimated at be illy arrested was 15 Women Curry Jhicurils Shortly before noon the com munists marched to the hotel and after an unsuccessful attempt to en er the btiiJding a speaker mounted L truck before the communists had stationed in a nearby square and jpgan n speech He was immediately arrested and the battle ensued A number of women in the THinists ranks carried large cards on which were painted crudc y such phrases as vote com and we want unemploy ment insurance Green and Hoover say No in surance for the jobless no strikes CHICAGO Oct 14 raspberry music is being pre pared for service to Chicagos voters The Chicago Federation of Mu sicians piqued because republicans are using canned music to at tract attention to their candidates made known today that it would take retaliatory steps sending forth fleshandblood bandsmen to compete for attention with the canned music James C Petrillo president of the union said the republicans have twice failed to heed the unions request that living musicians be substituted for the canned tunes Eight thousand musicians resent canned music he said We are going to put 30 or 40 bandwagon on the street and do all we can to defeat the republicans The democrats he said have agreed to use union trumpeters anc no canned music Randolph Is Arrested on Statutory Charge Homer Randolph 33 years of age Minneapolis was arrested Monday afternoon by Sheriff G E Cress In the information filed Monday in tho court of Justice of the Peace M C Coughlon Randolph is charged with a statutory offense Virginia Boycc 1 years of nge wns the plaintiff He in being held in the county jail pending his arraignment Hoxsey Sues Norman Baker for Slander MUSOATINE Oct Harry M Hoxsey former associat with Norman Baker in the opera tion of the Baker institute ycster day filed notice of a slan der Milt against Baker Hoxsc charged that Bakers broadcast over KTNT deprived him of th benefits of public confidence ngainst wage cuts was he placards carried A targe crowd remained outsida he hotel after the fight betweett the communists and police had ended but police kept everyone moving Sfie WeaJ IOWA WEATHER InoiJ showers Tuesday night or Wednesday Somewhat warmer In northwest portion Tuesday night nnd in cast and south portions Wednesday LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m Tuesday Highest Monday 67 Lowest in Night 41 At 8 A M Tuesday 46 Precipitation Trace The wind was still in the north east bringing a chilling atmosphere to North Iowa The mercury how ever was considerably below freez ing during the 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