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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 7, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY Editedfor the Home towf HARLQN E R HI S MEM 4 ART OEPT QF IQWA DES MOINES TUB NEWSlAPElt THAT MAKES ALL NORTH tOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NOVEMBER 7 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 26 IK t c i i Congress to Go on Air To Broadcast From Capitol Says Stewart RETAINS MAJORITY By CHARLES P STEWART Nov 7 Sooner or later congress is sure to go on In the air It hardly seems necessary to ar gue that con gress proceed ings considering that they are the whole cations business ought to be as public as the twittering the birds in the foliage in mid summer AH enlightened senators and rep resentatives indorse this sentiment Even in the unelightened ones ac quisce in it they are afraid not to Until quite recently to be sure the senate did hold an occasional secret session The system was a survival from the era when the ruling class did not try to hide its opinion that it was none of the common peoples af fair how their betters ran the coun try Senatorial secrecy is obsolete now practice if not quite in theory THAT is today if the senators wish A to close their doors they must vote on the question name by name in open few of them dare vote to do so Just once since the rules were changed when the senate was dis i cussing the treaty framed at Turn to RSO 8 Column Senator Brookhart May Support Democrats IOWAN EXPECTS BUYS NEW SUIT Condition of E Martensen R Nor Serious CRESCO Nov return ing to Cresco Thursday morning Ernie Martensen Decorah was shot in the left armand robbed of 547 by three highwaymen who also set fire to his new Essex sedan which was burned to ruins The holdup occurred on No 9 about midway be tween Cresco and Ridgeway Martensen has been working near Cresco on the pole line road mak ing his headquarters here and had spent the evening at his home in Decorah Returning to Cresco early Thursday morning he was overtak en by three men in another sedan without lights who hailed him shot and robbed him Soon after the mendeparted with their loot O A Iverson Cresco who was also returning from Div corah stopped and picked up Mar tensen and brot him to Cresco for medical aid He was at the John N Johnson home where he roomed and returned to his home at Decorah later Thursday VOTE WITH Reserves Decision Until Democrats State Program WASHINGTON Nov 7 ator Brookhart republican lows said today he would support the democratic organization of the new senate if that party would sponsor a legislative program which he considers satisfactory He said if the election just held was to amount to anything the dem ocrats and progressives should de mand the resignation of Secretary Mellon and of Ogden Mills under secretary of the treasury Evils of Mellonism If the democratic victories do not mean tweedeedledum Brookhart said I for one will not let organiza tion of the senate stand in their way and will gladly give them the organ ization needs to get results I will not do this as a political move but will gladly do it tp correct the evils of Mellonism which have brot us to our present conditions The Iowa senator said he thot Senator Shipstead farmerlabor Minnesota took his attitude and that otherprogressives felt the same way He added that the democratic program must mean something to get his support and must nbt merely be a continuationof present policies Advocates Extra Session An extra session of congress was advocated by Brookhart unless the export debenture plan designed to aid agriculture and some method of relieving unemployment are enacted at the coming short session He said he would support at the coming session the Norris constitu tional amendment to eliminate lame duck sessions of congress and bills by Senators Caraway and Glass democrats to place anti gambling restrictions on the grain and stock exchanges Anticipating a democratic landslide Uepresentatlve John Garner of Texas minority floor leader ordered new clothes from his tailor in order to be pre pared should tho democrats gain control of the house and elect him speaker Ho de termined if elected he would have to live up to the sartorial precedent set by Speaker Nich olas Longworth 4 Persons Missing After Hotel Blaze in Damage JAMESTOWN N Dak Nov 7 persons were unaccount ed for today as a result of fire which destroyed the Capitol Hotel block here Tuesday night They are Mr and Mrs A B Schmidt K H Cook and W H Egan A fifth person Leonard Mill er of Jamestown also believed miss ing was located yesterday alive and well The fire caused damage of 5300 000 i MJNT HET By Robfut Quillen She just tempted him to see how far hed go with a girl an she found out He went to Niagara Falls with another one HARD TO BEAT Speed Flyer Makes Average of 182 Miles on Trip to Havana HAVANA Nov 7 air men believed today that Captain Frank M Hawks who breakfasted yesterday in New York and dined last evening in Havana had set a record for flight between the two cities which will be hard to beat Setting out from Curtiss field Long Island at a m E S T Captain Hawks who holds most of the major American long distance speed records flew southward along the Atlantic seaboard and crossing to Cuba from the Florida peninsula arrived here at p m 9 hours and 21 minutes after his departure He estimated that allowing for a 25mile headwind he averaged al most 182 miles an hour for the trip for which he used a small mystery monoplane bearing the name 13 His actual flying time was 8 hourj and 38 minutes There were two stops enroute one of 23 minutes at Jacksonville and one of 20 minutes at Miami j He beat by nearly five hours the previous record of 14 hours set March 5 1D28 when the late Wilmer Stultz flew here with Charles Le vine and Miss Mabel Boll in a non stop trip in the airplane Columbia A large crowd welcomed Hawks on his arrival atCurtiss airport or General Machado field Hawks said he probably would re turn to New York Saturday and might attempt to establish a new time record en the return flight Brya n Acclaimed as Nebraska Governor LINCOLN Nebr Nov 7 Former Gov Charles W Bryan to day was acclaimed Nebraskas next governor Latest returns gave Bry an a majority of 7355 votes over Gov Arthur J Weaver republican with but 30 precincts of 2040 un reported Governor Weaver had not conceded the election early today however AIM OF ANNUAL DAIRY MEETING Production Control I Subject to Public Sessions DES MOINES Nov 7 re lation between production con trol and the stabilization of markets was the theme today in public ses sions of the National Milk Pro ducer association 300 members of which are attending their annual convention here Prof Fred F Lininger agricul tural economics expert of Pennsylv ania state college was to speak on aspects of the problem that pertain to fluid milk and cream markets Tom G Stitts chief of the dairy section cooperative marketing di vision of the Federal Farm board has been named to discuss market ing and production of manufactured dairy products Officials on Program Three prominent dairy officials were scheduled for the afternoon program I W Heaps of the Mary land State Dairymens association F A Corneia of Plymouth Wis manager of the National Cheese Producers association and Joni Turn to Page n Column H TIPTON SLAYING CASE AT TRIAL Kile Expected to Plead Not Guilty of Shooting Vigilante TIPTON Nov 7 plea will be heard Monday in the case of Wain S Kile charged with the mur der of Robert G Sprbat Cedar county vigilante Judge T Moffitt has announced Persistently denying that he fired the fatal shot Kile is expected to plead not guilty He will be brot from the Anamosa reformatory Sproat was killed Aug 8 when with two peace officers he tried to stop a trio they believed were flee ing from a drug store holdup in Dav enport Kile was returned Sept 20 after being traced to his home in Cnnton Ohio In the confession he was re ported to have made in Canton he Implicated Roy and Jack Mercer a wealthy Philadelphia fur manufacturer neither of whoiji has been found DENIES KNOWING BONDS HAD BEEN LOOT IN HOLDUP ewey Berlovitch Says Ive Been Made a Hoosier INCOLN Nebr Nov T f Dewey Berlovich arrested in Chicago when he tried to dispose of 512000 worth of liberty bonds be ieved to have been stolen in the robbery of the Lincoln National aank Sept 17 arrived here just be fore noon today He came from Omaha on the last stage of his journey from Chicago in custody of Ben Danbaum former chief of detectives at Omaha State Sheriff W C Condit and Danbaum immediately took Berlovich into a private room forquestioning Berlovich was identified as a resi dent of Des Moines by Richard Wil son who came to Lincoln today Wilson said the suspect was known in theIowa city as a professional bondsman and an agent for a pat ented paving concern He lives there in an exclusive section Made a Booster Berlovichs story Danbaum stated Is that he was trying to market the bonfls for a man in Des Moines who owed him a gambling debt of more than 1000 Condit In1 the ofnewspapermen that h hadbeen charged with bank rob bery Berlovich declared Ive been made a Hoosier Im in tliis up to my neck I know but with the aid of my friends in DCS Moines i can get out of It Just tell my friends that I am Innocent of the robbery I didnt know those bonds were stolen he told questioners Denied by Attorney Altho the state sheriff insisted a complaint had been filed this was denied by County Attorney Max Towle who explained that a John Doe complaint had been drawn in the event Berlovich decided to resist extradition from Illinois It was learned here today that Chicago police were unsuccessful in apprehending a second man be lieved to have been associated with Berlovich in the bond sale Berlovich refused to give ques tioners any inkling on the manner in which the bonds reached his hands Woman Dies of Burns in Connecticut Blaze HARTFORD Conn Nov 7 Iff woman was burned to death two persons were critically injured and minor injuries were suffered by four others in a fire which des troyed a five story downtown building here today Come From New Zealand ALGONA Nov Eveline and Miss Ada McElrea of Duneadin New Zealand are visiting their aunt Mrs R J Hutchins They will remain a month Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Nov Ruth Hanna McCormick Dear Ruth dont you feel bad you didn t get in that senate Its no place for a good woman In fact its no place for a good man But Ruth whatever give you the idea hat Illinois was dry Your own ancestors woulu reprimand you for such poor po litical Insight Whats the mattei with you and Alice Nick got taught on the wrong side of the fence too and just did squeeze by Alice should have known that Ohio had gone iniquity too Now you girls wake up ana keep an ear to the ground and dont let 32 catch you napping igain yours WILL ROGERS For a down payment of on a promised which he failed to collect Benjamin Franklin Brown shot and Icllled Mrs Merle Ells 22yearold Los Angeles mother as she slept according to police Emery Ells husband of tho woman has con fessed he hired Brown to do tho slaying authorities declare Photo shows Ells his slain wife and their child who was not harmed LIQUORCONTROL SYSTEMS HEARD BY COMMISSION Woodcock Recalled From Coast to Furnish Data TITASHINGTON Nov 1 ing on toward completion of a report on prohibition now the elec tion Is out of the way the presi dents law enforcement commission today was engaged in a study of liquor conditions abroad Besides considering the mass of documentary data accumulated in ast months the commission yes erday began again to hear wit nesses The first John M Morehead American minister to Sweden gave he members his views regarding the operation in Sweden of the Bratt system of liquor control After him the superintendent Pennsylvania state police Lynn G Adams went in to tell the committee about condi tions in his state What the two said was kept secret and so will the tes timony of others who are to tie heard Moreheads appearance and infor mation that the Bratt system wa under discussion caused a flurry o excitement and speculation outsids the commission rooms until it was learnedthe Canadian control sys tems and other plans oflimiKd liquor dispensation also are to be studied More speculation connected the sudden recall of Prohibition Direc tor Woodcock to the capital with the commission hearings but there was no indication whether he would ap pear to tell the members what he has discovered in his extensive travels surveying prohibition en forcement over the country Wood cock was preparing to leave Cali fornia in continuation of his inspec tion trip OHIOS FIRST LADY Hero Is Miss Mary White who becomes tho first lady of Ohio by virtue of her fathers victory over Gov Myers Cooper George White governorelect Is a widower Miss White who was graduated Irom Smith col lego just two years ago will be mistress of tho governors man sion at Columbus SEES PARTY ISSUE Hoover Calls for People to Give Thanks Nation Has Suffered Less Than Most Others WASHINGTON Nov 7 President Hoover today called upon the people of the United States to observe Thanksgiving day by ex tending aid to those who are in need and suffering from causes beyond their control In his annual Thanksgiving day proclamation the chief executive said this country has many causes for thanksgiving He added that as a nation we have suffered far less than other peoples from the present world difficulties His proclamation follows By the president of the United States a proclamation Cause for Thanks Notwithstanding that our fore fathers endured the hardships anil privations of a primitive life sur rounded by dangers and solaced only with meager comforts they nevertheless bequeathed to us a custom of devoting one day of every year to universal thanksgiving to almighty God for the blessing of life itself and the means to sustain it for the sanctuary of home and the joys that pervade it and for the mercies of His protection from acci dent sickness or death Our country has many causes for thanksgiving We have been blessed with distinctive evidence of Divine favor As a nation we have suffered far less than other peoples from the present world We have been free from civil and industrial discord The outlook for peace between nations has been strengthened In a large view we have made progress upon the en during structure of our Institutions The arts and sciences that enrich our lives and enlarge our control if nature have made notable advances Education has been further ex tended We have made gains In the Turn to Fage D Column CLF4VBLAND Nov 7 Cleveland News today quoted Sena tor Simeon D Fess republican na tional chairman as predicting that Turn io rniro H Column SOVIETS MARCH ON OCTOBER DAY Observe Anniversary of Rise of Proletariat to Power MOSCOW Nov 7 of the greatest processions of soviet his tory marched past communist and government leaders In red square this forenoon in a parade celebrating the thirteenth anniversary of Oc tober day the date on which pro letariat uprising had its beginning The parade began this morning with infantry leading Following them were tanks artillery cavalry and numerous military bands Civil ians marched past by the thousands carrying red banners on which were inscribed word of boasts of commur ist successes and execrations of cap italism The rievewers headed by Joseph Stalin secretary general of the com munist party is the real ruler of Russia Michael Kalinin presi dent of the central executive com mittee Rykov who is premier and head of the soviet cabinet and other important figures such as Ordjoni kidez Rudzutak Molotov Kagano vitch and Kuibishev stood at the corner of Lenins new tomb during the inspection They wore no top hats tail coats or other evidences of the Bourgeois but were dressed simply most of them in soft shirts or blouses and lounge suits or in military uniforms Stalin was in uniform The review ers occasionally shouted words of greeting to the marchers who would shout hack hurrah for the party Meanwhile the innumerable bands played the Internationale and other communistic music Airplanes soared above in formation while on the streets about the square police had to fight with the enthusiastic mobs which fought to break the re straining cordons TRAINHPUP AND ROBBED OF NEARLY Bandits Get Cash Bound for American Trust Company OAKLAND Cal Nov 7 eastbound Southern Pacific pas senger train was held up at a m today near Nobel and accord ing to reports received here robbed of to in cash con signed by the federal reserve bank in San Francisco to the American Trust company branch in Pitts burgh Cal The money was to be used by the Columbia Steel Works at Pitts burg for its payroll today Southern Pacific officers in San Francisco received a report the rob bers took in registered mail but that the Columbia Steel Works payroll was untouched This angle was being checked One of the five bandits boarded the train between Berkeley and Nobel and held up the engineer and fireman forcing them to stop the train at Nobel which is not a reg ular stop the station agent at Stege reported At Nobel a sedan was waiting with other members of the gang No one was hurt and so far as could be learned no passengers were molested VICTORIES IN 2 LAST CONTESTS SWING BALANCE Party Holds Its Nominal Control With 218 Seats By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS THE republican party retained a bare majority of one in the house in Tuesdays elections on the basis of complete but unofficial re turns Democratic prospects for control the house or even a tie were de stroyed with the reelection of Rep resentative Vestal republican In diana and Richard Yates congress manatlarge from Illinois The re publican party gained nominal con trol with 218 seats on the basis of returns late Friday which showed Yates the winner by about 11000 in lis crucial contest against Walter Nesbit democrat Contest Indicated Vestals victory over Claude C ll was by the narrow margin of nine votes The democratic national ommittee had previously announced t would not accept such close fig ures as final and K contest was in dicated The slight republican plurality in the senate was threatened today by the announcement of Senator ErooU hart republican Iowa that if the democrats support a legislative pro gram whteli he considers satisfac tory he will vote with them on quea tlons jf organization If he Shipstead farmer1 aUor should follow his usual practice of voting with the republicans the re sult would be a tie at 48 votes each with Vice President Curtis casting Turn In Ingn 0 Column SGHALL VICTORY TO BE CONTESTED Hoidale Will Seek Protest on Every Possible Ground MINNEAPOLIS Nov 7 Dlection of Senator Thomas D chall republican will he contested on every possible ground his de eated democratic opponent Elnar Hoidale announced today Hoidale defeated by 278864 to 87081 for Schall on the basis of eturns from all but 45 of the states 705 precincts said the action vould be started after the state anvassing board certifies to Gov heodore Christiansen Senator Schalls election The canvassing oard will meet Nov 18 The democratic candidate said he vould seek an injunction to prevent he governor from issuing Schall a certificate of election pursuant to he canvassing boards report He will not take the issue to the Jnlted States senate said Hoidale nit would demand a recount Markets at a Glance NEW YORK new lows made on active selling rails under pres sure market at new lows CHICAGO large export and rust reports Argentine firm cables an small receipts Fifth Grade Girl Plays Organ as School Burn CHICAGO Nov 7 th school in which she was a flfl grade pupil was burning Lillia Goluboff plnyecl n march on th school organ as her playmate marched to safely IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Friday night and Saturday rising tempera ture Saturday night und in cast mid Botith portions Saturday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 85 Minimum in Night 21 At 8 A M Friday 27 With the wind around in tha south the Thursday night minimum fell 5 degrees short of the level touched on the previous night Indi cations Friday morning were that the days maximum would reach and pass the 40 mark The high point for the past two days has been 35   

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