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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 6, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                MARLON E fl HI S MEM ART OEPT OF IOWA DCS MOINES U North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXVII CENTS PER COPY NEWSPAPER THAI ALL NOIITI1 IOWANH NbUGHUOUS SERVICE MASON CITY IOWATHURSDAYrNOVEMRFR 6 HOME EDITION UNITED Cancel Debt SaysGerman Stewart Talks Over Old Subject Up Again By CHARLES P STEWART rASHINGTON Nov 6 I n exPresident Hjalmar Schacht of t a e German reichsbank Uncle Sam has been en tertaining a vis itor lately who would cost Amer icans a lot of money if his hints were to be taken seriously on this side of the Atlantic Dr Schachts suggestion is not exactly new It Is the good old suggestion that the European nations would like to get out of paying their war debts to the United States would like to stall them off for five years anyway and then cut them down some addition to previous Ncuts at rates varying from 17 to 75 per cent However the doctors present ex cuse for seking debt cancellation or at least delay and further reduction new His theory Is that Uncle Sam is causing the worldwide business de pression by insisting on repayment of the money he loaned that is to say repayment of part of it to Europes belligerents during the 191418 period What he suggests in effect Is that trade and industry would perk up immediately if Uncle Samuel would call off all collections for half a not neces sarily resume them then cither lest he precipitate another stringency a THE impression I gather from talks with several of Uncle Sams treasury officials is that Dr Schacht undoubtedly is right m be kTVtng Europe would be greatly re by ajceeclpt in full wiping duetto theUnIted SCHALL of 76 Dead Taken From 20MENRESCUED ALIVE HEAD OF FIRM IN BLAST about he owes The the treasury experts cannot grasp Is how the creditor is benefited by such an arrangement Dr Schacht has explained It again and again but the treasury folk do Tarnto 2 Column ON HAVANA TRIP Speed Flyer Attempts to Cut Time for Planes From New York VALLEY STREAM N Y Nov 6 IS Capt Frank M Hawks hopped off from Curtiss field at a m E S TJ today on a flight to lower the speed record for airplanes between New York and Havana Cuba Captain Hawks returned to Cur tiss airport an hour later to have an adjustment made on his motor 19 of Rescued Men Are Found in Huddle With Dead Ohio Nov 6 ill Number six mine of the Sun day Creek Coal company gave up the last of its dead shortly after oclock this morning when the seventysixth and last body of the men who met death when an explo sion and fire wrecked the under ground workings late yesterday was brot to the surface Twenty men were rescued alive They were taken to hospitals in Athens and Logan and to private home 3 Officials believed the dead in cluded all members of the inspec tion party who had been lowered into the underground tunnels a few minutes before the fatal blasts President In Party Among them were William Tytus of Columbus president of the Sun day Creek company Three men performing rescue work were reported overcome in the gaseous chambers today but were brot to the surface safelyby others A silent crowd women and choking broke into teah when body after body was brot to the surface in a cage that dropped down into the depths of the mine 19 Huddled With Dead Nineteen of the living men found huddled with the dead down in the level 165 feet below the ground early today Up at the entrance friends wives and chilcrren of the victims strained at the wire barriers while rescue crews workingin shifts kept at their dismal task of bring ing the paris of dead up in the creaking cage Still sprawled in mad confusion where they fell gasping for air were the lifeless bodies of other of the miners at work when the tunnel 12 YEARS AFTER ITS LEWIS vHanititon him In the se the husband over a a He took off again for Havana at a m E S T He expects to cover the 1600 miles in less seven hours with 15 minutes stops f t Columbia S Car and i for fuel He said he expecj reach Columbia in about threa uofiitpand 30 minuter after his takeoff The present record for the New YorkHavana flight is 14 hours set by the late Wilmer Stultz in the monoplane Columbia in March 192h with Mabel Boll and Charles A Le vine as pnssengers That was a non stop flight was rocked by two explosions and filled with gas yesterday afternoon Cause Uncertain The cause of the explosions re mained uncertain today altho it was generally believed to have been caused by accumulation of gas E W Smith chief of the mine divi sion of the Ohio department of in dustrial relations said the cause could not be determined until a iboro examination is made He said however that the blasts oc curred about a mile and three fourths from the shaft HEROISM MARKS MINE DISASTER AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Folks neednt feel sorry for John because his wife has got stout Feedin a fat one is cheaper than doc torin a skinny one The 19 who still lived were In so serious a condition that physicians feared to risk pneumonia by bring ing them from the gaseous under ground to the chill biting fresh air of the surface At first they were cared for at the bottom of ttie shaft It was be lieved they had built brattices to escape the deathly fumes Under Martial Law Meanwhile this little village a typical Hocking county mining cen ter virtually was under martial law A detachment of national guardsmen was thrown about the entrance to keep back the anxious and curious alike and keep traffic moving on the narrow winding road leading to Athens the county seat nine miles away from where relief supplies were being dispatch ed As fast as the bodies were brot out they were taken to the tempo rary makeshift morgue near the mine entrance where a corps of 25 embalmers from a number of cities were on hand to lay them out on slabs to await identification Many of the victims faces were blued and twisted and the bodies gave evidences of their wild rushes seeking freedom from the gas A temporary hospital was estab lished while Salvation Army ani Red Cross organizations distributed blankets food and other necessities Panic Caused in South Europe by Earthquake SOFIA Bulgaria Nov 6 Earth shocks of considerable inten sity were felt this morning along the BulgariaJugoslavian border The tremors ause a panic at Codec and at Berkovitza Walls of several houses were wrecked but there wera no casualties i Man Carries Dead Comrade Out and Collapses in Shaft MILLFIELD Nov 6 Tales of heroism and pathos were told today of the disaster at the number G mine of the Sunday Creek Coal company which yesterday snuffed out the lives of 76 men James Mackey who resides near the shaft heard the explosion and darted to the structure He heard a cry for help from the bottom a faint sound in thebedlam and then for getful of himself Mackey descended and found his friend Emerson Le Fever Mackey lifted his comrade to his shoulders and started up the steps of the shaft Le Fever died In his arms Carrying the body Mackey climbed on Fumes rendered him unconscious and he was rescued bv others Walked to Hospital Trapped for hours behind a bar rier of stone Harold Phillips 27 displayed hardihood when after he was brot to the surface shortly be fore dawn he ignored litters and walked to the emergency hospital The crowds of anxious and bereaved relatives cheered him The whistling of John Dean mine foreman was responsible for the rescue of his crew For 10 hours the big mine boss puckered up his lips and whistled almost continuously amid the smoke Turn to rnen 2 Column ELECTED TO SENATE StockingMasked Men Rob Wisconsin Bank KENOSHA Wis Nov 6 Two nervous youths wearing stock Ing with holes cut in them as masks held up the Silver Lake State bank 17 miles west of Kenosha shortly after 9 a m today and escapert with an estimated 53000 in bills and change Dan Turner Routed From Bed by Blaze CORNING Nov 6 norelect Dan Turner was routed from bed last night when fire des troyed the roof of his home Mrs Turner awakened first turned In the alarm Loss was not expected to exceed flSOO The following men were elected to the United States senate on Tuesday An xj after the name in dicates that the winner was the in cumbent and has been reelected Alabama John H Bankhead DJ Arkansas Jos T Robinson x Colorado Edward P Costigan Delaware Daniel O Hastings x Georgia William J Harris x Idaho William E Borah R Illinois James Hamilton Lewis Iowa L J Dickinson Kansas Arthur Capper x George McGill Kentucky Judge M M Logan Ben Williamson D for shor Louisiana Huey P Long Maine Election Sept 8 Wallace H White Jr Massachusetts Marcus A Coolidge Michigan James Couzens x Minnesota Thomas D Schall x Mississippi Pat Harrison x Montiina Thomas J Walsh x Nebraska George W Nbrris New Hampshire Henry W Keyes x North Carolina Joseph William Bailey D Ohio Robert J Bulkley Oklahoma Thomas P Gore Pennsylvania James J Davis Rhode Island Jess H Metcalf x South Carolina James F Byrnes South Dakota William J Bulow Tennessee William E Brock x Foi short term ending March 3 i Virginia Carter Glass x West Virginia M McNecly Wyoming Robert D Carey x DRY IN BOTH UUI Lower House Will Have 38 Democrats Out of 108 Advocates of Prohibition Can Still Claim Advantage By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DEDUCTIONS in the preponder dry majorities of the house and senate resulted from Tuesdays elections but advocates of the pro hibition laws still claimed a wide numerical advantage in both branches of congress Additions to the senates wot gxoup came from Ohio Massachu setts Illinois and Rhode Island while the drys gained a vote in Iowa and many prominent dry sen ators were returned to office Big wet gains in the house ware laimed by the association against he prohibition amendment but the intisaloon league pointed out that he wets were still far below the wothirds majority necessary for submitting a repeal amendment to the states Claimed by Wets In the senate elections the victor ies of Coolldge in Massachusetts Bulkley in Ohio and Lewis in Il linois were claimed by the wets as Will Be Guests ORCHARD Nov Sun day morning the American Le rion and auxiliary wil he guests at he church at the morning services cue aenatein Senator Hast ings in Delaware bothof feated repeal candidates aa vlctSr ies for their cause The reelection of Senator Met calf fn Rhode Island over formei Senator Gerry was a gain for the wets in spite of the fact that both candidates advocated repeal Met calf declared for repeal during the campaign He formerly had sup ported prohibition The wets scored big victories in eferend on repeal in Illinois Rhode sland and Massachusetts Dryo Well Pleased An organization seeking modifi cation tho federal dispensary tax reduction league announced it had sponsored 160 candidates in Tues days election and that all but 16 wero elected The antisaloon league said the dry cause had weathered the dem ocratic landslide and the unpreced ented Wet campaign in a remark ablo way Senator Sheppard of Texas co author of the eightesnth amend ment said prohibition would be safe in the new congress and that tile election indicated the people were swinging back to tha democratic party The Methodist church board of the temperance also took the view that the election results were democratic rather than wet Are Elected to Senate Raising Total By THEODOI4E F KOOP Associated Press Staff Writer DES MOINES Nov 6 Re flectmgto a degree the gains made by the democrats In congress the Iowa legislature convening in Jan uary will contain an almost unpre cedented number of the minority party Thirtyeight democrats two more than a third of the membership of 108 were chosen to the lower house m Tuesdays election complete re turns showed today Seven others were elected to the state senate re moving some of the republican lead ers of that body This is the largest number of democrats chosen to the general assembly since 1912 In the last leg islature there were 14 in the house and only two in the senate Gain of 23 Thus with a tiet gain of 23 repre sentatives and five senators the democrats are expected to form a faction to be reckoned with this win ter Counties that chose democrats for the house are as follows Adatr Al lamakee Bremer Buchanan Car roll Cass Chiclcasaw Clinton 12 Crawford Davis Decatur Grundy Iowa Jackson Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Nov gave me a birth day Tuesday Nov 4 I was 51 years old Ami they elected 51 democrats When I am SO we will be run ning this coun try The republi c a n s carried California but tost America Governor Rolph was a democrat running under assumed colors The democrats nominated their president Tuesday Franklin D Roosevelt I bet Mr Hoover is tickled to death for they will support him better than his own party did and the west why they just sat urated everything they got their hands on Yours WILL ROGERS t rfJVtVltt tUU Alto Plymouth Ringgold Shelby Tama Taylor Van and Wayne Counties in which democrats had no opposition were Dubuque 2 Johnson and Lyon Defeats Wilson In the senate Frank Coykendall defeated Senator Denver L Wilson of Shenandoah R E Stevens won from Senator Frank Shane of Ot tumwa H L Irwin led Senator J O Shaff of Camanche and O P Myers defeated Senator A H Bere man of Newton H C White of VInton elected as 1 vfm v uicULCU its an independent but actually a demo crat was chosen senator from the Turn to PBBC 2 Commn z LATE RALLY ON RURAL BALLOTS BEATS HOIDALE Kentucky Swings More and More Toward Democrats Minnesota senate 3497 of 3705 precincts give SchaJl K 277052 Hoidale D 272439 CT PAUL Minn Nov 6 sustained rural rally of ballots threw Thomas D Schall republi can incumbent in the lead for United States senator from Minne sota over Elnar Hoidale democrat at noon today for the first time since tabulation of Tuesdays poll began As his lead increased hta election seemed assured Because practically every precinct to be heard from lay in rural terri tory where Schall polled heavily to whittle away the Hoidale majority amassed in the cities Schall was confident of victory and predicted that he will win by from 5000 to 10000 votes Returns from 3235 of 3705 pre cincts gave Schall 255610 Hoidale 257753 and Ernest Lundeen farm erlanorite 158708 The Minneapolis Journal republi can newspaper which led the fight gainst Schall in his fteht for re election conceded victory to him I an avalanche of re turns sent htm in the lead over Hoi dale whom the Journial supnorled Legislature at a Glance Scotland Yard Investigates Rumor of Overheard Planning LONDON Nov 6 Yard is investigating statements made by a man concerning an al eged plot to wreck the huge dirigible R101 which crashed near Beauvais France Oct 5 Tho man stated that while he was traveling on a train between Lon don and South End he overheard a conversation among three men about he plot This conversation was on the day prior to the dirigibles fatal flight No further details of the alleged plot were revealed today Iraf and Shea Only Democrats to Carry Winneshiek County DECORAH Nov eturns of the Winneshiek county lection Tuesday showed N A Nel on republican was elected auditor 3rval J Ellingson republican tren urer C R Selland republiiHii lerk of court Mike C Graf demo rat sheriff Olaf J Hanson repub can recorder E P Shea demo rat county attorney and John M oehm republican coroner By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Iowa House Total Total republicans elected Total democrats Republicans Democrats x One elected as independent Iowa Senate Total Republican Democrat Total republicans Total democrats Republicans Soviet Spokesman Sees France as Enemy of Peace rjENEVA Nov 6 the league of nations disarma ment commission today Maxim Lit vinoff Russian delegate declared that the world was now faced with grave menaces of war The soviet spokesman especiall assailed France those who demani security before disarmament a dangerous enemies of peace It is no wonder Lltvinoff as serted that among the countries which were loudest in their demands for security guarantees were some in which the chiefs of the military staffs wore as is now commoi knowledge at the same time devis ing and carrying out plans for the provocation of war with their neigh bors Hopeless of Success The Russian delegate declared himself hopeless of success for the Soviets former proposals for abso lute disarmament and later for pro portionate disarmament Ho de manded however that the commis sion substitute the world disarma ment for the terms limitation and 9c will have an tiff on the party complexion of con gress Is in the tenth congressional Mstrict where a former democrat Swenson running as a farm crlaborite hole a small lead Godfrey G Goodwin republican in cumbent Swenson refused to say whether in event of election he will support democrats or republicans In the house organization thp re sult is in doubt but indications are Tnrn to Inse 2 Column ELECTION SUMMARY HOUSE Associated Press returns from congressional districts at p m C S T on contests for the 435 seats in the new house of representatives showed Republicans elected 215 Present congress 260 Democrats elected 213 Present congress 160 FarmerLabors elected l Present congress 0 Socialists elected o Present congress o Still doubtful 6 Necessary for a majority1 218 Revision of returns restored two districts Illinois at large and eighO Indiana to the doubt fu list SENATE Associated Press returns com piled to 3 p m E S T on the contests for the 35 seats In the new United States senate show ed Republicans elected 13 Holdovers 34 Total 47 Democrats elected 20 Holdovers 36 Total is FarmerLabors elected 0 Holdovers j Total j Still doubtful V 2 Necessary for a majority 48 reduction of armaments Altho ruled out of order by Chairman Loudon who forbade the translation of Litvinoffs speech the Russian delegate had prepared copies of his pronouncement which were distributed to the press after Tarn to 2 Column STOLENJBERTY BONDS OFFERED Man Tries to Sell of Bank Loot Taken I in Lincoln LINCOLN Nebr Nov 8 j State Sheriff w C Condit today said the liberty bonds recoverod in Chicago yesterday from a man giv ing the name of U Berkovich were undoubtedly stolen in the Lincoln National bank robbery He also announced he had been m communication with Chicago au thorities and had arranged for return of Borkovich to Lincoln Con dit said he had been advised by Chi cago police that Berkovich Jwi waived extradition and would be re turned here pfobably tomorrow Burkovich offered worth of the bonds for sale at a Chicago brokers office yesterday Police were called and in the lining his coat they found another worth Markets at a Glance Nov G New York utilities make new lows domestics move uncertainly In dull season utilities heavy Chicago rust reports Ar gentine and strength Liverpool small country offer ings and firm cash markets to higher Geologists Predict Room ALAMOSA Colo Nov 6 UP of an oil boom in the San Luis Valley were seen In the recent leasing of 150000 acres of land in Alamosa and adjoining coun ties for well drilling Geologists for various oil companies have ex pressed the belief that perfect oil domes underlie most of the valley IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy Thursday night ana Friday Rising tempera tures Friday and in north and extreme west porfons Thurs day night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum 35 Minimum In Night 10 At 8 A M Thursday 30 The northwest wind which has ecn bearing a cargo of chilliness o Mason City for the past several ays gave way Thursday morning o a breeze out of the south Usual V that means milder temperatures I   

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