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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 4, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas ULY PAi Edited for the Home E ft Ht S MEW 4 ART OCPT OF 0 F S M 0 I N E S THE NEWSPAPBtt THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY HOME EDITION NOVEMBER 4 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 23 Prince Will Boost Trade Brazil to Be Visited on Trip of British Heir By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Nov 4 CPA The Prince of Wales was going to visit Argen tina shortly any way Now he ia arranging to vis it Brazil on the samo trip ac cording to Lori don cables Wales does most of bis vis iting where trade looks promising t o English export ers He seems to have had his eya Argentines for several 8 L on the years The Argentines never have liked the United States overlv well Nevertheless we horned into their Marketsjust after the war when Englands industries were too bad ly disorganized to meet their re quirements The prince evidently considers the time ripe today to re cover this business But Brazil appears to have been an afterthot with him THE ROYAL traveling mans rea son for revisinghis South Am erican plans is not a problem how ever to puzzle trade experts for long One guess is as many as they are likely to ask for If happened so recently that few persons can have forgotten already how boldly the state department staked its diplomatic judgment on President Washington Luis govern ment at Rio de Janeiro the capital to suppress the Brazilian rebellion or how effectively the rebels sup pressed President Luis less than two days later the erstwhile rebels thus becoming the government and Tnm io Page 10 Colamn Justice Says Trade With Racketeer Not i Thinkable CHICAGO Nov 4 will be no peace treaty with Al fqnse Capone gang leader Chicago authorities let it be Icnown today Their attitude was revealed fol lowing reports thftt the gangster leader had offered to quit labor racketeering surrender on a va i grancy warrant and then leave Chi cago in exchange for no interference with his beer business and dismissal of the vagrancy charge following his surrender It met with a prompt rejection Such a trade said Chief Justice John P McGoorty who revealed the proposition to his charge to the No vember grand jury ig unthink able adding that there must not be any compromise with lawless As a result of the judges revela tions the racket investigating de partment of the states attorneys office began an inquiry summoning Michael Calvin an official of the teamsters union for questioning This action followed a statement by McGoorty that a high official of the teamsters union had car ried the Capone proposal to him Capone is No 1 on the list of public enemies named by the Chi cago crime commission which is at tempting to stop the activities oE gangsters by having them arrested as vagrants His name was recently mentioned in connection with the in vestigation into the slaying of Joe Aisllo reputed to be one of his chief competitors in the liquor business AUNT MET By Robert Quillen Sallie May has got trip lets an Im glad to see her with some affliction that folks cant say she brot on herself by dietin Fair Weather Swells Crowds at Election Booths IOWA CITIES TOP RURAL SECTIONS IN BALLOTS CAST Local Contests Bring Out Vote in Boone Fort Dodge MOINES Nov 4 in city precincts in Iowa today was proportionately heavier than in rural districts at noon in dicated Excellent weather for husk ing earn apparently was keeping many farmers from the polls but at the same time was serving to bring out a good strength in urban precincts Boone and Fort Dodge reported heavy balloting due largely to close contests for sheriff At Davenport more than 12000 votes had been cast at noon Marshalitown indicated balloting was normal but Cedar Rapids and Des Moinea reported it to be light At Keokuk John C Scott chair man of the republican county com mittee filed a protest with the elec tion board challenging on 14 points all the absent votes sent to the county auditor He Bald if the votes are included in the total the elec tion will be contested Is Seccri At Cherokee 365 votes had been a light flgyre forXac r in ticket has waned in many parts of the state overshadowed by tense battles for congressional seats Of these the most fiery has been in the second district the most normally demo cratic in Iowa There Representative F D Letts of Davenport republi can has been opposed by Ben Jacobsen of Clinton democrat The prohibition question has come to the fore in that district with Jacobsen urging outright repeal of the eighteenth amendment He and other wet democrats in the stats have been unable to obtain an ex pression on the question from any republican candidates however In the fourth district the veter an Representative G N Haugen republican is seeking another term The ninth district race has been Turn to rago 2 Column POSSECATCHES MAN ON HUNCH Wisconsin Farmer With 5 Children Held for Wife Slaying FOND DU LAC Wis T Jonelis Parnell JEarmer wanted in connection with the slay ingof his wife 33 Wis in custody today because of a hunch of Shf r iff Alfred Zande of Fond Lac county While a posse Geirching woodari swamps near the Jonelis farm for traces of the man Vande Zande led his deputies to a farm near owned by a friend of Jonelis and found the man in the barn The body of Mrs Jonelis mother of five children was iisciVtrnd yes terday by four of their children as they returned from school One of the six oullets striking her had torn her wedding ring frm her finger Vande Zande said Jonelis ad mitted firing the Hhota that killed his wife The woman recently filed suit for a divorce alleging cruelty BOYERLL HANG FOR CHIME DUBUQUE Nov 4 Joseph Altringer confessed slayer of Earl Fuller 12 was sentenced today to hang Nov 6 1931 The slayer smiled as Judge P J Nelson pronounced sentence Fatally Hurt In Accident DAVENPORT Nov 4 ry Schmidt 74 was fatally injured last night when struck by the au tomobile of Thomas Morrell Jr a college student An hour later Ed Vick 60 was struck by the car of Louis Ehlers 17 and probably fa tally injured Op Dame Melba era Star III on Ship FRBMANTLB West Australia Nov 4 Dame Nellie Melba famous operatic soprano arriving here aboard the liner Cathay today was so ill that her physician for bade her landing The prima don na whose home is in Cold stream Victoria bas be en indisposed for the last four days it was said She Is 64 years old Dame Melba Helen Porter Mitchell was born In Rlch mond near Mel bourne Australia in 1866 and took the pseudonym of Melba after her debut as Gilda in Rigoletto in Brussels in 1887 Her success as a vocalist was in stantaneous She first appeared in New York in 1839 and thereafter sang in the United States frequent ly Her greatest success probably was in 1903 whenvshe returned to Australia and sang before heads of Lhe colonial governments and im mense audiences Her repertoire included leading French and Italian roles She has been the recipient of numerous gif ts and i decorations from sovereigns and others She waa created aviarne of the British empire in 1018 for her Tp r ELEClONBt FOR THOMPSON Chicago Mayor Is Refused Vote Disfranchised by Illness CHICAGO Nov 4 ever the outcome of todays voting election day was disappointing to Mayor William Hale Thompson He was disfranchised by illness Mayor Thompson had looked for ward eagerly to castinghis ballot for the partisans of his administra tion and for James Hamilton Lewis democratic senatorial nominee whose candidacy he had espoused in opposition to the republican nom inee Ruth Hanna McCormick Yes terday his first thot was to ask for an absentee ballot and it was prom ised him Today however the election com mission ruled that the mayor is not an absentee being within the boun daries of the county and therefore cannot vote unless he goes to the polls of his home precinct Mayor Thompsons condition was much improved today and the symptons of peritonitis which ap peared after hig operation Friday for appendicitis had subsided HELD FOR ABDUCTION Police Question Winslow in Death of Kewanee Youth I DETROIT Nov 4 Police to day were questioning Lloyd Wjns low ajrested here for the kidnaping of Karl Yocum Galvs 111 banker in connection with the death at Charlotte Mich of Clarence Ralgle Kewanee 111 youth Ralgies body was found in a park at Charlotte late yesterday cov ered wlthblankets in the tonneau of his automobile He had been dcac several days when the body was discovered The first assumption of authorities was that he had been a victim of a home made exhaust heater In his car Detroit police advised by Sheriff Horace Boorn Charlotte of Raigles death learned that Winslow and Raigle were friends in Kewanee They immediately questioned Wins low and reported that he told them he would tell everything when Sheriff Charles Nash of Henry county Illinois arrived and he learned definitely what charges hat been placed against him He woui not enlarge upon that remark po lice said UNEXPECTED WEALTH When a federal referee In bankruptcy In 1926 turned back to him as a nonasset a small river bottom tract of land at tho edge of Oklahoma City Boston Wilson of Oklahoma City had little idea that 19SO would see a 10000barrel oil gushed brot in on the tract He has a sizable interest in tho well ROCKFORD POST PRESENT PILOTS Election FolIoWs Banquet Given by Auxiliary Jones Speaks n OCKFORD Nov Ameri Legion post of Rockford met last night for the annual din ner given by members of the Auxil iary listened to a report by Ralph Lloyd Jones of Mason City on the national convention In Boston and closed the evening by electing offi cers The election was in the nature of a vote of confidence for the officers who have guided the post the past year for James A Ruckdashel was reelected commander and L V Sam Leigh was reelected adju tant Keith Rushing was made vice commander W I Sayre superin tendent of schools was chosen for post chaplain August Pfertzel foi sergeantatarms and Dr C O Yenerich for post historian Plans were laidfor a membership drive to be completed by Armistice day The quota is 34 members about a half of which are already paid up Last years membership was 42 Rockford being one of the first posts in the state to exceed its quota STenerich Toastmaster Arrangements for the Auxiliary dinner were directed by Mrs C O Yenerich president Dr was drawn into service as master of ceremonies Special guests included Alex McNally and William Snyder Civil war veterans W G Wilson and C L Turner Spanish war vet erans and Mrs George Heidenreicb fnd Mrs Ermina Walker gold star Turn to Pace 2 Column HEAVY VOTE OUT IN STATES WITH WARMCONIESTS National Total Expected to Fall Under 1928 Record TOPEKA lians Nov 4 and incomplete re turns from 150 precincts out of 2674 in Kansas this afternoon gave Frank Hauclte republican the lead in a three cornered race for governor which prom ised to be close The vote Hiiucke 3098 Harry flemocrat 8100 Dr John K Binkley independent 1986 Returns from 86 precincts In Kansas including 75 in Kansas City Kans 10 in Parsons and one in Loavemvorth gave For senator short term Al len R 1643 McGtll D 1726 For senator long term Cap per B 2222 Davis D 1178 By BYIION PRICE Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON Nov 4 tangled political currents another nationwide campaign met at the polls today in an election which stirred popular interest to unaccustomed bejgbta In some lo Fair weather over ninetenths of the country helped to swell attend ance at the polls where the local bontests had been warmest for gov ernor senator representative in congress or minor state office but failed to produce an impressive turnout in the many districts having but nominal disputes to decide Associated Press dispatches indi cated early in the day that the na tional total would fall far below the record set in the HooverSmith cam paign of two years ago Response Spotty Even in the states which have teen swept by the severest political activity of the year the response of the electorate was spotty Some sections of Massachusetts reported early voting which approached 1928 Other polling places in the same state found the early vote sur prisingly small Ohio and Indiana two states which have seen particu larly bitter campaigning turned in varied reports the former recorded long lines waiting at the polling places and the latter only a normal offyear attendance Where local campaign enmities were bitterest special precautions were taken against disorders and the early hours produced fewv dis orders At Danville Ky a Negro was fatally shot In an election quar rel and in Kansas City Mo two arrests followed the reported kid naping of an election official New Ashford First New Ashford Mass which prides itself on voting its entire popula tion earlier than any other election district in the country came in with Turn o Fnce 2 Column WHERE BOY WAS KILLED POLLS TO CLOSE AT 8 OCLOCK Light Vote Is Being Cast at Mason Citys Eight Precincts Mason City was casting one of the lightest votes of the past de cade at the general election Tues day according to figures of the judges and clerks in the eight vot ing places A larger Influx of voters was be ing expected later in the afternoon the time when most women voters usually make their appearance The polls will remain open until 8 oclock Tuesday evening which will permit a large number to cast their ballots following the days work OKLAHOMA CITY BLAZE PUT OUT River of Fire Destroys Two Bridges and Endangers Gas Plant OKLAHOMA CITY Nov 4 Oil fires which swept along the sur face of the North Canadian river cast of here had consumed their fuel nnd subsided today after de stroying two bridges and endanger ing the Harrah plant of the Okla homa City Gas and Electric com pany The river of fire which flared yes terday was an aftermath of the wild gusher of the Jforgan Petroleum company brot under control Sunday after it had threatened Oklahoma City for three days and poured a stream of oil into the North Canadian several miles away One of the destroyed bridges was a 300foot structure known as the Waner bridge In honor of the family of Paul and Lloyd Waner of major league baseball fame of the automobile driven by R T Wright wiio lives near Clear Lake la shown above after it had been carried several feet by a last Milwaukee train at Clear Lake Saturday night Ronald Wright 7 yours of ajre was killcil Mr Wright father of the boy and Robert Wright II were injured in the crnsli NATION CALLED ON TO OBSERVE ARMISTICE DRV X7rr v i r Sees Reason id Gratitude in Peace of World WASHINGTON Nov 4 President Hoover today called on America to observe Armistice day with gratitude that the agen cies of peace have been strengthened and the nations relations with other countries are firmly grounded in amity and accord The fallowing proclamation was issued Whereas the eleventh day of November 1918 is forever memor able as the day upon which ended the World war with tts attendant sufferings and vast wastage of hu man life and Honors Memory Whereas it is fitting that the an niversary of this day should be com memorated by exercises which shall do honor to all those who served our country and especially to the memory of those who died in Its service believing that their sacri fice was in the cause of peace which Turn Io Pagn 2 Column U SUSPENDS 42 ON RIOT CHARGE Princeton Dean Calls Con duct Beneath Gangsters or Reds PRINCETON N J Nov 4 Their conduct described by the dear as being beneath reds or gangsters 42 Princeton university undergradu ates have been suspended for par ticipating in a riot last Wednesday The names of those suspended were not given out by Dean Chris tian Gauss Four were dropped for a year two until the end of the Christmas vacation five for one month three for two weeks 14 for one week and 14 for an indefinite period The riot was an aftermath of a football rally designed to arouse en thusiasm for the PrincetonChicago game last Saturday which ended in a scoreless tie After the rally the students rushed into Nassau street blocked traffic by pushing parked cars into the middle of the roadway wrecked a theater ticket booth rocked busses turned on fire and ended by pulling the statuo of The Christian Student it pedestal and dragging it thru the street Some of these acts wers worse than lawless said Bean Gauss They were also in the highest de gree ungentlemanly It ia doubtfu whether reds or gangstcra would have engaged In some of them It is the first time 1 have ever had to teel thoroly ashamed of a group of Princeton Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Nov Coolidge administered last riteg for bis alma mater the r ei public an party To offset asked togive a word of cheer to the partyof Jefferson Ras kob Heflin and Borah M r Coolidge and I are both non combatants We the battle entrenched behind our typewriters Our hearts are not in our advice foino matter which one loses we Trill be work ing My advice is keep the republi cans in power otherwise you will add to the unemployment For if you throw him out there is nothing else he can do while a democrat must be able to make a living out of office Otherwise he would not be living Yours WILL ROGERS are watching NEGRO SLAIN BY CHALLENGER AT ELECTION BOOTH 3oard Chief Kidnaped Two Armed Workers Arrested ELKHORN Ky Nov 4 Cotter a former de puty sheriff was shot twice during an election row hero this afternoon One bullet pierced Cotters ear and tho other Inflicted a scalp wound His condition Is not serious Booker Wright SO was sought In connection with tho shoot Ing DANVILLE Ky Nov 4 election quarrel at Turkey Pen recinct here today resulted in the atal shooting of Ed Doneghy Ne ro by Joe Hayden 60 a whltfi emocratlc election challenger Don ghy was killed when he visited the recinct out a triv al disagreement as to Negro vot ng atthe booth Hayden was arrested by Sheriff James Dean made bond a few min utes later and returned to the elec tion booth tt continue his work He claimed he shot In selfdefense Witnesses said the Negro came to the voting booth and said he had heard there had been trounle He announced that he would regulate the situation and Became involved In an argument with election work ers KIDNAPERS LET DETROIT MAN GO Wealthy Retired Real Estate Dealer Returned to His Home DETROIT Nov 4 John Hoffman head of the Detroit police blackhand squad said today that Charles Kaier wealthy retired real estate dealer had been released by kidnapers and returned to his home here f Hoffman did not give out details of Kalers release but it was learned from other sources that Kaier was put out of an automobile in Indian apolis Monday after being giv en his watch a ring and 2 He made his way to Toledo from where friends brot him to Detroitx Kaier was kidnaped last Thurs day night by four men who posed as federal prohibition agents and said they were taking him to the United States district attorney Hoffman said Kaier was acquainted with Jo seph Peajacket Wozniak alleged rum runner who was indicted two years ago on charges of bribing United States customs border pat rolmen Wozniak was said to have brot Kaier home from Toledo After Kaier had been kidnaped his wife received a demand by tele phone for This later was reduced to 53000 but when she went to a hotel to pay of the ransom the kidnapers agent did not appear apparently fearing n trap Detectives under Inspector Hoff man had worked on the theory that Kaier was kidnaped by Ecorse rum runners whose importing business hud become more hazardous and less profitable svith the passage ot the Canadian law against exporting liquor to the United States to the BayQen sine heated and Donegby Breached for hia hip pocket Hayden fired four bullets into the Negros body and as he fell witnesses said his hand clasped a pistol The sheriffs office said Doneghy had a reputation for being bad and had caused considerable trouble before CANDIDATE SHOT LONDON W VaNov 4 republican candidate for local office was wounded today by shots fired jy a democratic adherent in an break of partisanship The wounded man Is Emmefc candidate for president of he Logan district school board Claude Gore was charged with ihootlng with Intent to kill as the result of shots fired into Scraggs automobile Scraggs injuries were ilight TWO ARRESTED KANSAS CITY Mo Nov 4 reported abduction of Rex V Hendrlck of Buckner Mp chairman of the Jackson county board of elec ion commisioners and the arrest of two armed political workers here were the first untoward incidents of the election in this county today A heavy early vote was polled Hedrlcks motorcar with both doors flung open was found aban doned on a country road less than Turn to 2 Column 3Rt Weattu IOWA WEATHER Generally fair iuesdny nlRht and Wednesday colder ncsday and in north and cen tral portions Tuesday LOCAL STATISTICS GIobeGazNette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 57 Minimum In Night 28 At 8 A M Tuesday 40 The first four days of November have been about as choice a a weather connoisseur could ask The dally maximum has been between 50 and 60 and the minimum has been only slightly below tho freezing mark And no precipitation thus far Tuesday morning the wind was from the south
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