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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 17, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                12l7 North Iowas BAILY PAPER Edited for the Home HARLON E R HIS MEM ART OEPT OF IOWA MOINES I A MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOYEMBBtt 17193Q lad DJ Da Da1 Das Regulation Is Big Need Federal Control of Power Industry Advocated By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Nov 17 CPA Chief Jus tice Hughes ad dressing a recent meeting of legal special ists on trans portation questions If an agency like the inter state commerce commission had been established mu c h earlier with adequate authority we would have been spared many of the most dificult of our present problems Whereat Solicitor Charles A Rus Bell of the federal power commis sion a guest at the gathering led all hands in applause TTIMSELF formerly of the inter 1A state commerce commissions le gal staff Solicitor Russell says the power industry today is just where the railroads were when an agency L to regulate them ought tohave been was not until it was wellnigh too late There is indeed a federal power commission but its authority is Turn o Tage 7 Column HOME EDITION NO 34 N ACCIDENTS Storms Claim Lives Do Damage Over WeekEnd TORNADO RAGES LINDBERGH WILL INCREASE SPEED Colonel to Have Improve ments Made on His Low Wing Monoplane revealed today CoCCharles bergh would come to Los Angeles soon to have his lowwing mono plane fitted with a new type of wing a larger motor and a dlsap Vpearing landing gear I The Improvement Squier said will increase the speed of Colonel Lindberghs plane approximately 50 miles an hour making its top speed 225 miies an hour Plans New Flight Dispatches from the east recently stated Colonel Lindbergh was plan ning a South American flight Squier was not informed whethet the improvements on the colonels plane were in preparation for the flight or whether the flight would be started from here or the east coast Secret development and success ful testing of the new structed on Colonel Lindberghs or been completed atBur bank Cal after nine months work No description of the wing was given out excepting that it will per mit the landing wheels to be folded into the wing Larger Engine to Be Used A 605 horsepower motor will re place the present 425 horsepower engine it wag understood Squier said Colonel Lindbergh told him our desire to increase the speed of our airplane does not mean that we are going out after any transcontinental or other long dis tance speed records Any device that can speed up air transportation should be devel oped find it is with this object that we wish to equip our plane with the most efficient discoveries Dies Jh St Louis MARBLE ROCK Nov George Jelineck left Friday after noon for St Louis called there by the death of her grandfather AUNT HET By Robert Quilleb None o my folks was what youd call artistic but Cousin Ben sung bass in the chpiLan Uncle Ed was champion hog caller o Green River township IN SOUTH SNOW FALLS ON COAST Sleet Storm Moves East Into North Central Minnesota By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CTORMS held much of the coun try in their grip over the week end claiming a number of lives and damaging property and Monday again had fixed icy tenacles on wide areas In Louisiana and Mississippi storms of tornadic force claimed at least three lives injured scores and caused considerable crop and prop erty damage in one Mississippi community some 35 dwellings were levelled Two lives were claimed by storm on San Francisco bay Sunday The wind was expected to blow itself out in California and Nevada to day however Cars Left In Drifts Automobilists in several parts of the country were forced to abandon their machines in snowdrifts Train service was delayed inutah A destructive sleet storm that turned into a blizzard was moving an d c entral Min i NorthDakota and lo an d powe r with highway and rail traffic in some sections A halfinch coatingof ice with temperatures holding near freezing mark in various sections together with snapped power lines hindered wire communication and traffictieups rail and highway were the booty of winters first raid Power Poles Fall Ten passengers of a streetcar escaped serious injury in Moorhead Minn when two power poles fell Tum to Pace 7 Column PARENTSWATCH AVIATOR CRASH Pilot Dies of Injuries His Brother and Sweetheart Are Killed PITTSBURGH Nov 17 father and mother eagerly awaiting their turn to fly with their boy yesterday saw his plane swoop crazily slip the top of a tree and crash to earth in flame The boy died today of his injuries his broth ers broken body was found in the wreckage and the brothers sweet heart died before rescuers could reach her CasperMcCune 24 a pilot for just three weeks shot his plane into the air at an angle to the wind above the Greensburg airport He failed to gain altitude and plunged the twisted burned maebine rescuers found the body of the pilots brother Edward McCune 26 Horrified spectators heard the girl scream as the plane crashed but she was dead when they reached her v The aviator who rolled clear cf the wreck his clothes aflame was restrained with difficulty from plunging into the burning wreckage OSAGE ROBBED Worth of Groceries and Oil and Tools Are Re ported Taken OSAGE Nov places were broken into early Sunday morning About worth of gro RECEIVES THREAT Mary Pickford noted screen actress has received threats to kidnap her adopted niece Gwynn Apolice guard cscorts the child to and from school London Pact Discussed by GENEVA Nov 17 The preparatory I disarmament commis sion today tackled the problem of how to limit naval armaments Resolving itself into a subcom mittee it debated the results of London naval conference and the the Washington treaty These re sults were presented by the great naval powers in draft form de signed for consideration by all the naval powers with a view to inclu sion in the draft general conven tion General De Marinis tho Italian delegate at the beginning reaf firmed Italys reservation made at London that tho Italian govern ment cannot definitely accept one method rather than another until ratios of strength and maximum levels of tonnage have been agreed upon by the different powers The draft submitted by the great powers provided chiefly total global limitation of war vessel tonnage table for limitation bv categories for the transfer of some tonnage from to category J Capital ships limited to 35 000 tons with a gun caliber maxi mum 16 inches t0 TWO POLICEMEN SHOT IN BATTLE SUSPECT TAKEN Kirksville Night Marshal Killed Companion Wounded rvTTUMWA Nov 17 man v giving the name of Arthur Shan non and claiming to be from De troit Mich was arrested near here at noon today as a suspect in the slaying of Night Marshal John Rose 65 of Kirksville Mo a few hours earlier Pe was arrested by Deputy Sheriff M L Dixon of Wapello county while riding with a travel ing salesman whose name was not learned The salesman said he picked the man up at Queen City Mo which is 14 miles north of Kirksville where Rose was killed and another night marsnal George Scrivens 45 shot twice while at tempting to search a suspect Slept In Cornfield SUannon told officials he slept In a cornfield near Queen City last night The officials said he an swered the general description of the slayer who was about 20 vears old Officials also announced that they traced the automobile aban doriedbyi the slayer as Will Rogers SANTA Cal Nov you want to see some real and a satisfied beam on a government aviators face watch him fly for his depart ment head when he knows that fellow can do it himself Saturday in San Diego our boys from the airoplane carriers Lang ley Lexington and Saratoga made aerial whoopee for Sec retary Irigalls It kinder made youwish that every branch of our government was presided over by some man that knew that line instead of some poli tician Our system up to the time of Mr Hoover has been when a man Is defeated at election he is appointed to a bigger job than the one he was defeated for Yours WILL ROGERS FARM BOARD IN ceries were taken from tne iii End grocery owned by A C Peter enn Tit fj mn was broken son The front door open by the thieves At the Standard Oil station oner ated by R J Elliott thieves broke in and took oil and tools Mr Elli ott had removed nil the cash from the register before leaving Sunday The oil station and grocery are located on Main street a sriort dis tance apart SAVOLDI QUITS NOTRE DAMEU Fullback Leaves Because of IHFated Matrimonial Venture SOUTH BEND ind NOV 17 OTI Joe Savoldi star fullback on the Notre Dame football team today withdrew from the university be cayse of his matrimonial venture and the subsequent furore it raised News of the stars withdrawal was announced by the university withthis criptic statement Joseph Savoldi has withdrawn from Notre Dame No explanations were offered or made altho the withdrawal was known to have been made because pf the football stars secret mar riage to Audrey Koehler of South Bend in May 1929 and his recent action to obtain a divorce Two Batik Failures Jn Illinois Make Total 5 SPRINGFIELD 111 Nov 17 OP1 the failure of two more banks in southwestern Illinois to day the number of state banks closed in this state since Saturday was increased to five state Auditor Oscar Nelson announced this after Snaunon was held in the Wapello jail for questioning this afternoon A bank book of the Commercial State bank St Paul Minn was also found in the automobile An entry showed that John E Davis made an 5800 deposit Nov 15 1930 Driver Opened Fire The shooting was said to have taken place when Roses attention was attracted by what he believed to be the suspicious actions of a man in a large car about 5 a m He followed in his own machine pick Ing up Scrivens on the way When the car they were following drew up by a filling station the of ficers drove alongside ordering the driver to submit to arrest The man drew guns and opened fire killing Rose Scrivens returned the fire and believes the gunman was wounded Scrivens was wounded twice Abandoning his own car the slay er then ran from the scene climbing into another car three blocks away Inthe abandoned car ofifcers found a sack of money and burglar tools SHIP GROUNDED OFF HY COAST Freighter With 36 Aboard Caught in Fog Asks Immediate Aid NEW YORK Nov 17 freighter Harry Bowen with 36 persons aboard wirelessed for im mediate help this morning saying she was aground In the fog oft Montauk Point the extreme Up of Long Island The message v was picked up by the coast guard and vessels in the vicinity were ordererj to go to the Bowens aid The Bowen of 1986 tons is a coastwise vessel plying between New York and Norfolk Va Marine records Indicated that she left New York Nov 13 for the southern port The Bowen is operated by the Pocohontas Coal company 30 Arkansas Banks Suspend Payments 8 Others Stay Open LITTLE ROCK Ark Nov 17 of the A B Banks company Arkarfsas financial Insti tution announced today that 30 banks In the state with which the company is affiliated have suspend ed payments to depositors for a pe riod of five days Eight other affiliated banks ad vised the A B Banks company they were remaining open The company officials said they had not heard early today from 11 others in the affiliation as to what forecast thov were takinc tr TOSAVEflMCES Legge Hopes to Put Stop to Further Panicky Selling WASHINGTON Nov 17 Chairman Legge of the Farm Board said today the grain stabiliza tion corporation was buying wheat both in the cash and future mar stabilization operations The operations of the stabiliza tion corporations extend to prac tically all the markets Pur chases are being made at the cur rent price There Is MADRID UNEASY RIOTS REPORTED IN OTHER CITIES Spanish Capital in Dan ger of Food and Water Famine Nov 17 feeling A of sharp apprehension prevailed here today altho the city was get ting back into its stride after a 48hour general strike which para lyzed transportation and threatened a food and water famine The uneasiness was increased by reports of serious rioting at Barce lona a strike several crafts at Valencia and impending sympathy strikes in other cities Fighting sit Barcelona There was fighting at Barcelona and many shops were closed It was feared however that the strike might reach more serious propor tions before the day was over Two hundred communists and a few socialists have been arrested in connection with the disturbances of the past three days here Carpenters and several otrter groups of workers went on strike in Valencia and it appeared that the metal workers and printers might also go out v Policemen Injured 1 TvVO BOBBY RETIRES NEW YOUK Nov 17 Robert T Jones Jr champion of golf champions ami holder of nil the major titles of the United States and Grcut Brit ain today announced his retire ment from competition Jones having no more worlds to conquer in the r oya and ancient sport made known his decision in a statement issued on his behalf thru Herbert H Ramsay executive vice presi dent of tho United States Golf association bottles and stonesin the Barcelon disorders The strike leaders at firs ordered 48hour general strikes bu said later that the walkout would continue until the government rec ognized their right to organize The pinch of a food shortage in Madrid was one of the chief factors in quieting thesituation here Transportation was normal Police guards continued on duty Alexander Legge no peg price in the picture at all Legge said Asked if the corporation had bought 10000000 bushels of wheat in its stabilization efforts so far the chairman replied think so He said the corporation was not trying to raise the price of wheat but to prevent unwarranted price decline and panicky selling Regarding the length of time the corporation has engaged in stabiliza tion operations on the 1930 crop Legge said it had been buying a little wheat in the soft spots for some little time Without looking up the records he could give no exact information PREDICTS GREAT WETDRY FIGHT Speaker at W C T U Meet ing Sees Possibility of 3rd Party Victory HOUSTON Tex Nov 17 Predicting the biggest prohibition tight m history will come in 1932 Mrs Mamie White Colvin of New York toldthe fiftysixth annual convention of the Womans Chris tian Temperance Union last night a tn ru party may arige to the dry cause In an address of defiance to thr wets entitled A Conquering Army Mrs Colvin said There will be a conflict two years from now such as we have never known If both great parties should stand wet the great leaders within these parties are saying there will be a new alignment made up of democrats of the south and dry republicans of the north Such a combination Mrs Colvin NIECE OF FILM STAR GUARDED Pickford Receives Threats to Kidnap Her Adopted Child BEVERLY HILLS Ca Nov 17 flVThe Beverly Hills police dis closed today a police escort had been provided Mary Pickford i adopted niece consequent to threats to kidnap the child A policeman guarded the little girl to and from school last Friday and again today The police Miss Pickford and her noted husband Douglas Fair banks refused to reveal the nature of the threats They would not say if they were received by letter or telephone The girl daughter of Lottie Pick ford has been the ward of Mrs Fairbanks for some years Recently her name Mary was changed to Gwynn Police said they have received re ports of no other kidnaping threats against the children of motion pic ture people They denied reports of such threats against the small daughters of Harold Lloyd film explaining rumors had been circulated as the result of his obtaining a new watchman for his estate recently Victorious in Polish Voting WARSAW Poland Nov 17 UB Marshal Pilsudski fiery Polish leader emerged victorious from ysterdays parlia mentary elections iis supporters cap turing 247 out of 14 seats He thus Is in con rol of the house in vhich he com manded only 118 otes on dissolution ast August Large tho his gains were how ever they did not give him the hoped for twothirds MINTIRE MAN IS KILLED ON ROAD NEAR RICEVILLE Two Cars Collide Head on Three Injured in Accident By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS lx persons died during the week J end ag the result of automobile accidents Involving lowans Two of the victims were pedestrians who were fatally injured when struck by autoa The death list Albert Ehbcn Wherry 24 Mclntirc Dr C A Montgomery 70 Al II 11 Allen I Kuchl Davenport Gus Miller 02 Springvitlo farmer Too Karhoff Nuvadn Mo Raymond Crowder Burling ton Wherry was killed Sunday night auto collided headon with one Driven by John Decker Lan miles south of Riceville Planned Coife F L Shelledy waacalled and a VViced no inquest would be held r vVeclared death resulted left side the road id headon with the wore barllv from at AccorP Vo testimony gathered by the cJ V his car v when It Decker rdamagecL v The body of Wherry was taken to LeRoy Minn where it is now in a funeral home Funeral arrangements have not been announced Suffer Slight Cuts Wherry is survived by his parents who live near Mclntire Mr antl Mrs George Aschom and their son Donald also of Lans ing were in the Decker car They suffered slight cuts stitution the con Govern Mr and Mrs Aschcm are cousins of Mrs Jacob Marti 217 Kentucky avenue southeast Mason City Injuries received when he was struck by a truck Friday night proved fatal Sunday to Dr Mont gomery The truck driver W A Schindler of Albia said he drove around a corner and struck Dr Montgomery before he saw him Kuehl a student at Iowa State college was injured Wednesday night when struck by an auto driven Turn o 7 fihimn ment circles were confident that there will be enough supporters in the other camps to make up the needed votes The official final results were given out this afternoon as follows Pilsudski supporters 247 Centro Radicals 82 National Democrats 62 Ukrainians and white Russians 21 Christian democrats 13 Jews 9 Germans 5 Communists 5 Total 444 Markets at a Glance would sweeo the coun NEW YORK pivotal industrials decline 3 to G points treasury issues strong domestics dull leaders lose I to 3 points CHICAGO farm board sup port and strength Winnipeg higher cables and eastern demand to strong to higher Hoys Will Gather EVELETH Minn Nov 17 Youths from the Iron Range be tween 14 and 21 years old will at tend the second state Older Boys conference here beginning Friday The meeting will close Sunday ALLEGED PLOT ENDS IN DEATH One Killed Three Arrested as Insurance Scheme Is Bared ROCK ISLAND III Nov 17 man was dead today and three others under arrest ag a re sult of the baring by an informer of an alleged plot to burn a farm house for its insurance Edward Mcrrcighn 38 excon vict was slain Detectives Dennis Bennett and Thomas Raisbach said when he made a motion as tho to draw a gun when they ordered him to surrender Bennett fired several rounds from a riot gun killing him instantly Edward Mackin owner of the farmhouse Logan Debord real es tate dealer and Robert Powell were arrested Charles Levine U S Aviation Enthusiast Arrested in Austria VIENNA Nov 17 m Charles A Levine described as the Ameri can aviation enthusiast has been arrested at Semmering Spain Of ficials said that he was being held in connection with an investigation into an alleged fraudulent scheme carried out in Vienna Walts Long for Oivncr ALBANY N Y Nov 17 UP For some six months a nickel has Iain on top of a cmnll post in the weather station tower of the Al bany airport awaiting Us owner Airport officials intend not to mo lest it until some person claims it IOWA WEATHER Mostly fair Monday night nnd Tuesday Somewhat ivnrm cr in tho extreme southeast portion Monthly night LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugnr company weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 A M Monday MaximFim Siindny 57 lUJnrmum In Night 33 At 8 A HI Monday 37 Precipitation 05 Weather figures for 24 hour per iod ending at 8 A M Sunday Maximum Snturdny fif Minimum in Night 35 At 8 A M Sunday 43 The flurry of bad weather over the weekend led Mason Cityans to thinking the Indian summer days were over But the weather man had a pleasant surprise Monday morn ing   

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