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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 29, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                UflLON E R S MtM 3EPT OF IOWA eS MOI NES I A v North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPEH THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXVII FTVE GENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 29 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 17 NewEngland Gives View Northeast Is T o m Thumb Course of Politics By CHARLES P STEWART Oct 29 CPA England is a kind of a political Tom Thumb golf course It duplicates the big national links ID minia ture Quite as the wh q 1 e country varies on a large that little patch of six states varies in its own small It has its eli versity of inter ests its wet areas and its dry areas its congested districts and its great open spaces away up its jealousies between city folk and country reproduced in a territory about a fortyfifth the size of our entire republic of such mag qificent distances NEW ENGLANDS pewee propor tions give a peculiar effect to news of its handful of congressional and gubernatorial fights just draw ing to a close in its corner of the United States From one bailiwick come reports of a feet ferment of preelection exciterrient and activity from an other maybe only 20 minutes auto mobile ride away come reports of no interest at all Thinking nation ally we are surprised at so much political difference in bailiwicks so close together However we must remember that the interval separ ating them need to be multiplied by 45 in order to get the right making a hiatus comparable to the jump from Broadways speakeasies to vresteru Kansas liis makes it look more natural j F Massachusetts as a Aterion of the cur campaign acorker That is Massachusetts contest is hot lougti to raise the average for the tire group of states Rhode Islands temperature also is high Contrariwise New Hampshire Connecticut and Vermont hardly Tarn to Paso 4 Column THREE SLAIN IN TEXASBATTLE Fourth Wounded as Officer Fight Gun Duel With Store Owner CAMERON Texas Oct 29 Three men were killed and a fourth wounded in a gunfight at a store here today The dead are Ed Dunman about 30 Guy Pope deputy sheriff anc R B Grady 41 proprietor of the store Deputy Sheriff Ray Robinson waa wounded in the hand Sheriff L b Blaylock said the was a special of ficer of the Santa Fe were investigating the burglary of some Esanta Fe railway freight cars and a warehouse which occurret Friday night They stopped nt the store Blaylock added to talk to Grady who ran into the store am began firing with a shotgun Deputy Robinson Sheriff Blay lock added returned the fire with his pistol shooting four times Grady the sheriff declared turnec the gun on himself after opening fire on the officers AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I didnt want no bath but I dont pay no hotel five dollars a day without gettin all thats comin to me BANKER TO Party Leaders Make PreElection Predictions OUNTERCLAIM FOLLOWS CLAIM IN WASHINGTON Republicans Concede Net Loss of Seats in Senate XITASHINGTON Oct 29 VV seething period of claims and jounterclaims immediately preced ing election day was well under way in the capital today as leaders concentrated on lastminute activi The republican leaders concede hey will suffer net losses in the senate after the ballots are counted but they profess themselves much encouraged by recent developments and confident a safe party majority will be maintained From the democratic party head quarters last night came an inter pretation of Secretary Wilburs re bent campaign speech which pro fessed to see the cabinet member urging the defeat of insurgent re publican senators Who have not co operated with President Hoover Says Defeats Asked It was Jowett Shouse chairman of the democratic national execu tive committee who said he took Wilburs talk to be really asking for the defeat of such republicans as Senator Borah of Idaho genator terVof South Dakotai Senator Pine of Oklahoma and numerous others whose attitude during the recent sessions of congress filled Mr Hoover with grief Senator Moses New Hampshire the chairman of the republican sen atorial campaign committee came forward with the prediction of a sen ate safely republican I think we shall meet some net lossesin the election he said the extent of which I hesitate to state in detail I would expect however that when we are alt thru the sen ate will be safely republican Eastern Majority Expected In the eastern states where the republican chairman saw new hope of success the republicans count ing Senator Shipatead farmerlabor on their side for organization pur poses as well as the insurgent re publicans could muster a majority even tho the democrats won nine seats Meanwhile in the west Senator Borah set out for Nebraska to cam paign for the liberal Senator George W Norris A similar brief swing into Minnesota on behalf of Sena tor Schall is promised by the Idahoan Also Senator Watson of Indiana the republican leader who was forced out of active campaign ing a few days ago by the threat of illhealth refused to remain out side the lists and prepared to de liver one more campaign address in Tnm to PaRO 4 Column Markets at a Glance NEW YORK Eastman Kodak declines sharply Investment is sues hold firm trend small losses prevail CHICAGO Wheat Easy favorable Argentine weather weak cash markets and predictions larger receipts to lower to higher Boynton Seeking Boys Record at Kansas City KANSAS CITY Mo Oct 29 iff Boynton 18 attempting to establish a new junior eastwest transcontinental flight record land ed at the Kansas City airport at p m today jj Three Win P B K Keys MOUNT VERNON Oct 29 Elections to Phi Beta Kappa na tional honorary scholastic frater nity at Cornell college included Basel Corey of Tama Marvin Wil son of Marshall town and Vernon Mcseman of Dakota III GOVERNORS DEDICATE PAVING ALL PHOTOS BY WRIGHT BODIES OF EIGHT FOUND IN MINE Evidence of Blasts Force Causes Rescuers to Give Up Hope McALESTER Okla Oct bodies of eight of the 29 miners trapped by an explosion In the Wheatley Mine No 4 here were found on the eighteenth level short ly before 2 oclock this morning it was announced at the mine top It was believed the bodies would be brot to the surface shortly Evidence of the unusual force of the explosion and afterdamp en countered by rescuers caused them to abandon hope of finding any of the trapped victims alive Expect Definite Results However they hoped today to overcome this obstacle and deter mine definitely the fate of those entombed by the explosion which hurled William Donley working near the entrance of the mine to his death against the tipple As hours passed during wnlch feverish efforts of rescue crews composed of veteran miners brot no trace of the trapped miners only their relatives clung to hope that the victims had been able to escape the deadly gas Waiting for Father Relatives of the entombed miners remained near the mouth of the mine thruout the night staring anxiously at the pit cars as they came to the surface One a little boy ventured too near the mouth of the mine early in the night and was ordered by a guard to return behind the ropes separating the spectators and rescue workers Im waiting for my father he said Tteboy was told by the guard that his father would return soon and with tears in his eyes replied I know but hes already late for supper Voters at Hampton Approve Bonds for New Swimming Pool HAMPTON Oct Voters of Hampton gave their approval at a specialelection Tuesday for the is suing of in bonds for the construction of a municipal swim ming pool The vote was light Four hundred eightythree ballots were cast In favor of the project and 406 were negative The pool will be sponsored by the American Legion and the Chamber of Commerce Governors John Ham mill q Iowa and Theodore Christianson of Minnesota met at the state line Tuesday at high noon to dedicate tho 600 mile stretch of paving ex tending across Iowa and deep into Minnesota and Missouri The picture above shows the two governors standing with the color bearers at tho edge of tho state line Below to the left is Governor HammlH paying tribute to Governor Christiansen and the people of Minnesota To the ex treme right is Governor Christian son returning the tribute to Iowa In the center is the bronze mon olith erected at the state line us a monument to the progress of travel Chinese Fear Another War With Russia Troops Mobilize as Dispute on Terms Threatens SHANGHAI Oct 23 reports from Harbin today said North Manchurian authorities had ordered troops to the international border near Manchuli ag a result of the threatened breakdown of the conference in Moscow seeking set tlement of the Chinese eastern rail way dispute between China and Russia Reports said two battalions of Manchurian infantry and one of ar tillery had been ordered to the Man churianSiberian border to patrol the boundary line where for several days soviet troops with bombing air planes have been demonstrating and where new barracks are being erected In border towns The dispatches said the Chinese delegation in Moscow was preparing to depart as a result of the Soviets demanding complete obser vance of the Khabarovsk protocol which the Chinese are not able to grant The resulting conference is doomed to a breakdown The Kharbarosk protocol was f agreement between China and Rus sia which put an end to hostilities over the Chinese eastern railway last fall 15 Killed 40 Injured in French Train Wreck PERIGUETJX France Oct 29 OWiFifteen persons were reported killed and 40 Injured in the wreck of a GenevaBordeaux express here toriav SAFEGUARD LIFE OF NEW RULER Dr Getulio Vargas Starts to Rio de Janeiro to Take Charge RIO DE JANEIRO Oct 29 m precautions were taken today to safeguard the life of Dr Getulio Vargas proceeding to Ciudad Sao Paulo and Rio de Ja neiro to assume control of the Brazilian government Despite the victory of the revolu tion and the popularity of the man it was felt by revolutionary leaders that there still are elements which question his designation by the mil itary junta which deposes Presi dent Washington Luis as the logi cal figurefor the presidency Tavora Arrives The Rio Grande do Sul leader is expected to arrive here today pre pared to outline future policies pC tho new government He is expect ed to bringwith him a force of cowboy rebel cavalry Captain Juarez Tavora leader of the victorious revolutionary army of the north arrived hero yester day by airplane from Bahia and was given a tumultous greeting The youthful military leader ask ing that no military men enter the new government has effaced him self gracefully from a situation in which at least one section of the country would have considered him as having equal rights with Dr Vargas for tho presidency Business Normal Pending arrival of Dr Vargas Dr Osvaldo Aranha liberal politi cian and president protern Rio Grande do Sul isacting as his rep resentative in negotiations with the junta Dr Washington Luis deposed president is still conlincd in the of ficers quarters of the Fort Alvena Copacabana Dr Julio Prestea pres ident elect is remaining at the res idence of the British consul general in Sao Paulo Heavy guards have been thrown around residence Business is resuming its normal aspect The banks am open but a 30day moratorium is in effect rnd only the Banco do Brazil can ne gotiate bills of foreign exchange No further fighting or serious dis turbances are expected REBEL SAVAGES KILL 86 IN WAR WITH JAPANESE HeadHunters Fight Soldiers in Central ormosa TOKYO Oct 29 The fury of an uprising by headhunting sav ages in Central Formosa was at tested today in a report received at the war office saying the bodies oE 86 Japanese slain by the rebelling aborigines had been found at Mus ha after a Japanese punitive exped ition had fought its way thru the marauders The punitive expedition occupied the town after battling the insur gents at Bikei or Beautiful Val ley on the western edge of the Musha district Previous reports had indicated 240 Japanese were missing The dispatch to the war office left in doubt the fate of near ly 150 others Thirtyone refugees were said to have reached safety Fear Other Deaths Included in the 86 dead were 23 women 17 girls 21 boys 13 police men and 12 male civilians all of whom were Japanese Rengo News agency advices said It was feared many others perished in the surroundingdistrict When the expedition arrived at Musha It was said the savages fled f hoisted flags of Six fighting planes prepared for action and the mountain artillery were ordered to join the expedition which is now over 1000 strong Leave Bloody Trail Word of the revolt came barely a fortnight after Formosa officials had announced the successful con clusion of Japans 25 year fight to subdue the aborigines Unconfirmed reports said the savages left a bloody trail In advancing to Musha REFUSES TO EXPLAIN Earl ti Yocum millionaire bank president of Galva HI and Aurella Iowa who has been held for ransom by Icld nnpers refuses to tell talcs on his abductors for fear of being put on tho spot where they attacked school Tum to Tnito 4 Column chil ALBIA MAN MAY DIE OF WOUNDS Arrest Expected in Shooting of Coal Miner Girl Thot Cause ALBIA Oct 29 arrest was considered imminent here today in the shooting of Floyd Crandall 29 a coal miner who lay near death in a hospital in an affray Sunday Sheriff Edgar Clark of Marion county refused to name Crandalls attacker but Intimated after a three days investigation that an ar rest would soon be made Crandall was shot at close range following what officers believe was an argument with another man over a girl Jury Asked to Indict Foshay Firm Officers ST PAUL Minn Octl 29 L L Drili federal district attor ney today announced that a feder al grand jury will be asked to in dict officials of the W B Foshny company which went into voluntary receivership a year ago Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Oct Shipstead of Minne sota paid me a little visit at the ranch Sunday He aint either democrat or re publican and it was mighty re freshing to talk to s om ebody who could tell you the truth about both sides i He is the only senator who dont have to have a convention to tell him what to think In the same paper Tuesday morning where I said we needed a big navy why the secretary of the navy said the same thing I never thot I would live to see the day that I would be thinking on a pur with the Boston Adnmses Mr Coolidgc said he wouldnt talk on the radio till some hu manitarian cause presented itself It did The republicans in Mas sachusetts needed him Yours WILL ROGERS flVH GROUPS PLANTO EFFECT MERGER Churches of Iowa Among 7000 Represented in Minneapolis MINNEAPOLIS Oct 29 Formation of the American Lutheran conference was the object today of delegates from more than 7000 congregations gathered in Minneapolis Five general Lutheran bodies were expected to join the confer ence They were the Norwegian Lutheran church the United Danish Lutheran church the Augustana synod of Swedish origin the Luth eran Free church of Norwegian origin and the recently organized American Lutheran church When formed the conference will have a membership estimated at 1250000 and will be one of the three largest Lutheran groups in the country The others are the United Lutheran church and the synodical conference Among the leaders scheduled for addresses are Dr T T Gullixson St Paul vice president of the Nor wegian Lutheran church of Amer ica Dr Martin L Reu Dubuque professor at Wartburg seminary of the Iowa synod Dr El H Rausch Waverly president of the Iowa dis trict of the Iowa synod and the Rev J P Neilsen Blair Nebr ABDUCTED MAN RETURNS HOME AFTER 3 DAYS Refuses to Aid Officers in Hunt for His Kidnapers pALVA 111 Oct 29 Yocum millionaire Gnlva banls er returned unharmed to his home today and said that since Saturday night he had been a prisoner of a gang of kidnapers Determined questioning on the part of newspaper representatives who have camped in Galva since the bankers disappearance failed to bring to light more than the bare details of the kidnaping The banker was guarded in his replies and refused to state the amount paid for his ransom Dropped From Auto Yocum said he did not know where he had been held prisoner and did not know the number oE ils captors nor their nationality Ho was blindfolded all of the time he aid altho once he was able to lip the bandage from his eyes duough to read an account his cidnaping in a Chicago newspaper and also was forced to write two notes to Mra Yocum which are supposed to have contained the de mands for the payment oE ransom The banker said he was dropped from an automobile near Atkinson in Henry county early this morning He believes he was held a prisoner at a point not far from Atkinson as the had not traveled far Deforehe released He he to a house Banker Well Fed At a m Yocum arriv his home and walked up to front door The blinds were cU and A J Anderson of friend of the family who was in the i Yocum home lifted a blind and looked out before answering the door bell Yocum wore a threedays rowth of beard The banker said he had been well fed while in the custody of the kid naping gang He said he did not mow whether he Slept on a bed or not and that he was unable to give K LAWYERS GIVE CLOSING PLEAS Case of Hartwig on Trial for Murder Nears Close ANAMOSA Oct 29 case of Albert Hartwig Olin farm er on trial for murder in connection with the death of Ed Miner was nearly ready for the consideration of the jury at noon today It was expected to be given to the jurors by adjournment time this afternoon Only the closing arguments o Don Barnes of defense counsel anc County Attorney Clifford Paul re mained to be made when the recess was taken at noon Charles Boxsec assisting Paul in the prosecution and George Gor man of defense counsel gave their final arguments this morning Turn o Incft 4 Column og Floating on Icy Lake Tells Story of Heroism and Disaster THE PAS Man Oct og floating on the icebroken sur ace of Herb lake and the discov ry of the bodies of two prospectors oday revealed a story of heroism and selfsacrifice As reconstructed here the trag dy occurred when the men Charles Jtabbuck and Fred Miller crashed hru the thin ice while crossing the ake on a dog sled during a raging snowstorm One of the men is he leved to have made his way to ihore obtained the long pole and in attempting to reach his companion also crashed thru the Ice J Wea WEATHER Partly cloudy and somewhat colder with light rains or snow in northeast portion Wednes day night Thursday generally fair colder in east and south portions LOCAL GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 47 Minimum n Night 28 At 8 A M Wednesday 35 Tuesday started out beautifully but by midforenoon a brisk breczs was sweeping out of the northwest heavyladen with dust and chilli ness The result was a days maxi mum 16 degrees below that of the previous day and a nights mint mum 8 degrees lower than that o Monday night Wednesday openec chilly too I   

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