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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 16, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas ILY PAI Edited for the Home HIS MEM ART JEPT OF iOW A Of S MOINES MS4BSJ NKWSPAPEK THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME VOL XXXVII PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 16 1930 UNITED PRESS ANt INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 6 Fear of Reds Not Needed Fish Committee Not Apt to Find Much Sinister FLYER LIZZARD By OHAKLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Oct 16 CPA Hamilton Fish Jr of New York who has been in vestigating com munism thruout the country dur ing recent months from all accounts intends to report to con gress that he has not found enough of it to lose sleep about Maybe to ba sure his coin vestigators will disagrees witn him Fish was made chairman of a committee of representatives as sagned by Speaker Longworth last spring to dig into radical activi ties However what the New Yorker says will carry more weight than the views of his entire group of as sociates put together For two or three years he has specialized on the subject of the red peril Com pared with him his fellow probers hardly know the A B C of it The investigation was his idea in the first place AND NOW there is no commun ist menace at the present time Fish Ss quoted as saying following a session of his committee in Los of the latest of a long series of hear ings it has held from Manhattan island to the Pacific In other words the congressman from the twentythird district of New York haslooked under the bed for Bolshevist and failed to finQ anyrfailed to find them in alarm ing numJnrs at all events is that this is un e statesmen I am quite have consistently pooU radical threat against 3 attention to not believe and Ire 12 Column Bishop Cannon SAYS PUBLISHER DEFAMED Sues Hearst for Stories Were Printed at Time of First Wifes Death Oct 16 hop James Cannon Jr the Methodist Episcopal church South filed a 55000000 libel suit in the District of Columbia supreme court today William Randolph Hearst The suit said the New York Eve ning Journal had printed stories which cast reflections on the char acter of the present Cannon at the time of the death of the bishops former wife These stories itwas said were printed in othej Hearst newspapers The principal allegation was tba the Journal said Bishop Cannon was at the home of Mrs Helen Hawley McCallum whom he re cently married and received tele phonic messages from his sons a to the condition of his dying wife The stories the suit said wer published on July 24 and 27 thi year ALLS IN ROCKIES Storms From Montana Down to Colorado Leave White Blanket DENVER Colo Oct 16 Snow ranging in depth from a trace to seven inches was general in the northern Rocky and Cascade moun tain regions today Storms yesterday and last night extending from Montana into the northern part of Colorado left a white blanket and descending tem peratures A trace of snow fell in Denver near midnight Seven inches of snow was report ed in the vicinity of Bozeman Mont temperatures ranging from 12 above at Judith Mont to 16 above at Helena left a heavy ice coating Farmers face the loss of consid erable unharvested crops Wheat in the Judith basin country could not be threshed because of the sudden weather change The forecast for today was cold and svow with generally fair weather to follow The storm broke with winter in tensity over the Cascades hamper ing automobile traffic thru the passes particularly Snoqualmie pass principal gateway between eastern and western Washington COLDrSOTBALl WEATHER HERE Iowa Promised Coldest Night of Season Thermometer Dropping DES MOINES Oct 16 tonight will feel the coldest tem peratures of the season with the thermometer falling below freezing in much of the state Charles D Read government weather forecas ter here said today Moderately heavy rains visited the entire state last night accom panied by an unusually severe elec trical storm for this season Tem peratures fell to near freezing in most portions touching 32 as the lowest mark at Sioux City Sioux City likewise had the heaviest rain in the state 14 inches A few flurries of snow were notice able there At Davenport 14 inches fell with Sac City reporting an even inch Reed predicted a temperature of about 23 above zero for Des Moines tonight with the mercury dropping somewhat lower in northern por tion oJ the state Accompanying the falling tem peratures however will be clearing skies late this afternoon or tonight bringing somewhat rising tempera tures Friday He predicted a fine football day as far as the players are concerned for Saturday altho he said it might be rather chilly for spectators 4dmits Guilt ln Murder of Dubuque Boy Altringer Tells How He Lured Child to Death DUBUQUE Oct 16 A RAltringer aliasOllinger pleaded guilty today to the slaying if Earl Fuller 12 Sentence will not be pronounced until a hearing is held Nov 15 udge P J Nelson said The defense and the state will outline their cases at that time Fullers body was found in the flats the Mississippi river front early the morning of Sunday Oct 5 He had been strangled to death and the bodybadly mutilated Police immediately rounded up al suspicious characters they could find about the city and Altringer was one of 200 such persons arrest ed Confesses Slaying He confessed to the slaying after a 15hour grilling last Saturday a week after he lured the boy away from a playground with the prom ise that he would give him some candy He signed a 400word confession which police said he wrote without coaching and with a steady hand In the statement Altringer told of sitting on a bench with young Fuller and one of the lads play mates Alfred Haigh 14 in Jackson park Haigh later identified Alt rlnger 22 as the manwith whom he Fuller boy left the park Mutilated Body He said he asked the boys if they vanted sprne candy and the Fuller oy said he did On the pretext hat they must cross the to et the candy Altringersaid he in uced the boy to accompany him liru a lonely lane When outside of earshot of the oys companion Altringer said he ttacked the boy when he resisted vlnding a wire tightly about his eck and mutilating the body after he boy died When Altringer who is but 22 old confessed a crowd of sev jral hundred persona milled about he courthouse last Saturday night and police put on extra guards for i while fearful lest the populace might attempt violence Toward eight however the crowd dispersed BRUENING GREETED BY JEERS RIOTING GREETS REICHSTAG TALK Chancellor BrueninR addressing the reichstng above Thursday was fleeted by catcalls and jeers his political enemies Closing of 276 tactorles within Berlins city limits with the strike of 140000 metal workers Has added to the already complicated German political situation tense since the opening of the retchstag which was marked by rioting anfl street disorders Markets at a Glance AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Amy thinks that ornery husband o hers brot her the flowers because his con science was hurtiri about somethin but my notion is he thot the shock would kill hey NEW YORK Stocks Heavy eaders sag 2 to 4 points In dull tradirg Bonds Heavy firaigcs ihow bes gains Curb Heavy small declines pro vail Butter Firm CHICAGO Wheat Easy increased Russiai export and Canadian pool selling Corn Easy llquristion and m creased country offerings Cattle Steady 1o weak Hogs Irregular CHURCH BUDGET AVIATORS RACE PLANFAVpREa PresbVterians Give Less to Support Church in Past Year lerman Artist to Paint 3 Pictures of Village of Hoovers Ancestors L U D W IGSHAFEN Germany Oct 16 newspaper Neue Faelzische Landeszeitung today states that President Hoover on the issumption that his ancestors iailed from the Palatinate has com missioned Heinrich Lauer an artist at Rowslebcn to paint three pic ures of Ellerstadt the village of he Hoover ancestors CEDAR RAPIDS Oct 16 Iowa Presbyterians have given less money to the support of the church this year than a year ago Dr M V Higbee pastor of the First Presby terian church of Boone and chair man of the Iowa synod committee on program and field activities said tonight in his report The decrease has been general thruout the United States he re ported averaging per cent but only four synods have a greater de crease than Iowas which was 1G7 per cent Of the 11 presbyteries in the Iowa synod only the Sioux City presbytery showed a gain The net loss for the nation was 033214 Dr Higbee reported while Iowas share of this was 57430 The loss he said approximately can cels a gain shown Iast year His report showed that the Iowa syn od has 400 churches Appointment of a budget direct or for each congregation and the en rollment of the name of a canvass director from each congregation at the office of the synod executive were urged in the report Russia Sells Wheat GENOA Italy Oct 16 ships carrying Russian grain ar rived here today and unloaded a to tal cargo of 12500 tons of wheat most of which was destined for Switzerland The ships were the English freighter Majestic and the soviet ship Novorosisk FOR Mrs Miller Captures Record for Women in East to West Flight LOS ANGELES Cal Oct 16 Keith Miller noted British woman flyer captured the womans transcontinental air record today by landing at the Los Angeles Mu nicipal airport at p m C S T She said her total elapsed time from Valley Stream N Y was 25 hours 44 minutes or four hours and 43 minutes under the mark of 30 hours 27 minutes set last week by Mias Laura Ingall St Louis av iatrix Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Oct reading in the papers lately some nice little feminine feline digs by the Countesii Gizycka E 1 i nor Medill Pat terson at Alice Longworth It seems the coun tess has been trying to kid Alice about her political power Well T dont know the countess But I sho do know Alice and of all the political minds I have ever met Alice has forgot more than most of others know put together you meet with a mind like hers it gives you a little en couragement for the nineteenth amendment Yours WILL ROGERS REDS HELD FOR OKLAHOMA RIOT Confessed Communists Shout Insults at Secretary OKLAHOMA CITY Okla Oct 16 admitted members of the international communists J I Whidden and R T Pierce faced ar raignment in justice court here to dayon riot charges growing out of alleged Insults shouted at Patrick J Hurley secretary of war as the cabinet member boarded an automo bile after an address here yesterday The men alleged ring leaders of the communist demonstration which was prevented from reaching ser ious proportions by the quick work of policemen also faced police court charges of disorderly conduct and i peace disturbance They were held in the city jail overnight Masked Bandits Rob Bank Near Winnipeg WINNIPEG Man Oct 16 Two masked bandits robbed the bank of Toronto at Transcona near Winnipeg today of an amount placed between 512000 and 514000 Three employesOf the bank were held up and locked in a vault by the bandits who made good their escape KingsfbrdSihith Leads Rival in TimedFlight From London LONDON Oct 16 focusedits attention today upon the progress of Wing Commander KingsfordSmith and the young British air force lieutenant C W Hill between whom a keen if unintended rivalry has developed in their recordrmaking flights from London to Australia Altho Hill left Croyden four days ahead of the lat ter today had gained so viuch that he probably was not more than 1000 miles behind his rival when he flew into Singapore KingsfordSmith tore out of Ran goon early yesterday morning for Singapore four days ahead of Hink lers record at that point This eve ning setting his plane down on the airfield in the Straits settlements he had added another full day to his margin Meanwhile the plucky Hill had landed at Batavia two days ahead of the Hinkler time and pausing only 30 minues had dashed off toward Ourabaya The distance from Batavia to Port Darwin is roughly 1800 miles LARGE ALCOHOL CAPTURE MADE Butler Law Officer Takes Chicago Rum Runner With Cargo APLINGTON Oct nine gallons of alcohol was the haul taken by Deputy Sheriff Frank Neal when he captured Frank Pal cro Chicago on the outskirts of town here yesterday The alcohol was found in the rear of Paleros Ford car The Chicago man waived prelimi nary hearing in the justice court and was bound over to the grand jury on a charge of unlawful trans portation and illegal possession of intoxicating liquor Palero was thot to be on his way to Sioux City from Chicago Bmening Asks Germans to Work Together for Future DERLIN Oct 16 a D turmoil of communist Interrup tion and occasional howls of dirision from the fascists Chancellor Bruen ing today appealed to the German people thru the Reichstag to buck up swallow the bitter medicine of retrenchment put their shoulders together and get on with the hard but necessary work of national re construction The present crisis demands above all moral strength and courageous cooperation of all who love the Tatherland he declared as he out ined the cabinets program of fi nancial reform before the Reich stag and asked forclear and un equivocal support Ablo to Continue There had been fears that the fascists and communists might pre vent the chancellor Irom delivering his speech Within five minutes of the beginning of todays session and as the chancellor rose to speak dis orders began and there were com munist cries of down with the Hungarian dictator However the chancellor plunged quickly Into Ms address and was able to continue with the exposition of the plans which he and his cab inet had made to pull the German republic thru the political crisis now facing It Altho disturbed by a grave strike among the metal workers affecting 126000 workers in Berlin and with ARMY PILOT OF TREATY ESCORT PLANE CRASHES Companion Speeds East ward With Signature of Japan ftHEYENNE Wyo Oct 1G Lieut William W Caldwell army flyer met death in a mountain blizzard when his fast pursuit plane crashed near Lookout Wyo as he sped eastward on a mission to rush to New York documents attesting Japans ratification of the London naval treaty The plane was first sighted at oclock C S T this morn ing by Ray W Meskimen flying an eastbound mail plane The plane was seen by Meskimen at Lookout 26 miles north of Lav amie The airmail pilot reported his discovery upon his arrival in Chey enne He said Caldweli had crashed Area Hazardous The territory in which the army yer crashed is rough and haznrd us for landing Officials were fearCOl CaUKvell ost his life because the fact they lad not heard from him altho he rashed near farms where telephone ommxiniciition was available The searching ships began their aerial hunt at a m and after Meakimen reported hia discovery the radio station began efforts to communicate with the pilot Con tact was made with John Cabler CQ1 who was given CaloweUs plane ITurn to Tnpo 12 Column GUTTHROATOF PROBE WITNESS Nye Committee Deprived of Story of Tennessee Campaign TLicut flyer carrying thedocumcrit of Japans ratification of the naval treaty went on east from Chey ctino alone when Ills escort Lieut William W Caldweli was forced down Lieut Woodring was ono of the Selfridge field pursuit squadron tlmt appeared in Ma son City luring the dedication of the local nirnort in August 1927 when ColT Charles Lind bergh was one of the principal attractions NASHVILLE Tenn Oct 16 N Cox Cookeville president of the Gainesfaoro Tele phone company and of a company formed by consolidation recently of eight telephone companies in Ten nessee and Kentucky who came here as a witness before the Nye investigating committee was taken to a hospital early today suffering from a cut in his throat Mr Cox was to have been ques tioned by the campaign funds com mittee today Bradley McGInness of Carthage Tenn friend of Mr Cox who also was scheduled to appear as a witness said after Mr Cox was taken to the hospital that he had heard of the cutting but could shed no light on it A physician who treated Mr Cox said his patient was still uncon scious and so far as could be learned no statement had been made by him Yesterday Robert Orr third of Nashville Davidson county manager for Cordell Hull in his successful race for democratic nomination for United States senator from Ten nessee testified he received54000 for organization work in the county either from Mr Cox or Mr McGin ncss Coxs condition was not consid ered dangerous altho he was said to have cuts on his face as well as about his throat Andrew Vaughn a state investi gator said his information was that Cox was taken to the hospital from a downtown hotel room in which he had six men as his guests earlier in the evening Rebels Beat Off Federal Naval Force Say Entire Regiment Cheyenne aa soon as he had investi gated the crash Meskimens obser vation was that Caldweli apparently died in the crash Meskimen was fjying low and was unable to sight the army aviator Locates Wreck Pilot Boyd of the Boeing Lines telegraphed that he had located the wreck and he believed it contained the body of Lieutenant Caldweli Boyd sent the message from Rock River It said a body was visible from the air but it had not been positively identified as that of Caldweli Brig Gen C R Rowland com manding officer of Fort Francis E Warren left Cheyenne early today in a military ambulance for Lara mie He was accompanied by a sur geon The body will be brot to Chey enne in the ambulance and be in charge of military officials STOPS IN CHICAGO GREAT NEWS The GlobeGazettes Washington bureau directed by Frederic J Haskin has ready for distribution a booklet showing the 1930 census the United States In it is contained the populations of ail cities of 2500 or more the populations of the 200 largest cities with their rank and a graphic comparison with the 1020 census This booklet will be mailed to any reader for 10 cents a copy the cost of printing No like publication Is now available and none will be for weeks Youll wish to act at once Address GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin Director Washington D C Ask for census booklet of Infantry Has Surrendered Copyright 1930 by the Associated Press PORTO ALEGRE Brazil Oct 16 official revolutionary com munique today reported heavy de fections of government troops to the insurgents and the repulse of a fed eral landing force from the de stroyer Parana The communique stated that the entire eleventh infantry regiment stated at Mineiras which has been besieged by insurgent forces has surrendered unconditionally to the rebels The correspondent for La Nacion of Buenos Aires was informed that greatly augmented rebel forces un der the command of Col Luis Gomez had prevented the disembarkation of sailors from the government de stroyer Parana An intense movement of troops is taking place along the Paranasao Paulo frontier and observers as serted that the concentration of troops was the greatest ever seen thus far in South America Sixty companies of federal troops at Catarimx under the command of Capt Mario Carvalho were stated in the comminque to have gone over to the revolutionists headed by Col Ellziaro Pain Filho The Feder als handed over two machine guns and other war material Oct 10 I E Woo Jg paused on his cast ward flight for 10 minutes in Chica go today He landed at the Curtiss Wright airport at oclock and took off at oclock for Cleve land Ohio carrying with him Ja pans ratified copy of the London Naval treaty 3fie WeaJ IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy ami colder with freezing temperature Thursday night Friday generally fair LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 58 Minimum in Night 37 At 8 A M Thursday 31 Precipitation 18 of an Inch Edna Wallace Hopper 65 Acrobatic Dancer NEW YORK Oct 16 the age of 65 Edna Wallace Hopper has learned acrobatic dancing She is back from study in France You can do anything In the world if you really want to do it she ex plained Mason Citys first real taste of winter occurred at oclock Thursday forenoon when a few snow flakes filtered down to be banished by the wetground mode so by the 18 of an inch rain which fell Wednesday forenoon and Wednes day night The weather forecaster talked in terms of freezing weather Thursday night and Friday Get out those heavies folks   

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