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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 25, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                ri 15 ME 4 DEPT OF 10 n jr 3 M O I N E S I North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home HOME EDITI VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS 25 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE Borah Gets by With It Stewart Says Idaho Senator Is Never Questioned EHLERS DIES ACCIDENT By CHARLES P STEWART WASHINGTON Nov 25 CPA Wil liam E Borah3 idea of a tactful regard for other folks sensibilities is as peculiar as his idea of party regularity which is as peculiar as any political pe culiarity in exist ence How the sena tor gets away with it is h mys tery N e v ertheless he does the white house the old guard lead ers the whole Hamiltonian organi zation all recognize him as an or tbodox republican in good standing Yet his republican heresies ar enough to make a G O P funda mentalists flesh creep For example during the recen campaign while himself running a a 100 per cent regular for his fift senatorial term what did he do but 1 Bawl out the administration farm policy for fair and 2 Lend every bit of aid in hi power to reelect Senator Thoma J Walsh of Montana a bitterly an tiHoover democrat who fo awhile was reported in some dan ger of defeat by Justice Albert G len an enthusiastically proHoov republican If such conduct be orthodo what should one do to win a ratin among the heretics BE THAT as it may having piled up his customary big majority out in Idaho the Boiso statesman started back for Washington only to be waylaid in Chicago by a gang of reporters who wanted to hear what he thot of exSenator Jim Ham Lewis victory over Mrs Ruth i Hanna McCqrmlck Grim Winter Drives Blizzard Across United States HOOVER NOT TO ASK CONGRESS FORWLAW enforcement of Present Laws Needed Says President WASHINGTON Nov 25 forcement of state and federa laws and a widespread public awakening were put forward today by President Hoover as a solution to the problem presented by gang ster activities He disavowed any intention o proposing extension of the federa criminal laws to cover racketeer ing What is needed is the enforce ment of laws and not more laws said The text of the presidents re marks The report that I am proposin to congress any extension of th federal criminal laws to cover rack eteering is untrue Present Laws Ample Every single state has amp laws that cover such criminal What is needed is the enforc ment of those laws and not mo laws Any suggestion Increasing t federal criminal laws ingeneral a the sovereignty ant AS WINTERS FIRST BLIZZARD BURIED WEST garage In TrtSdSdTttie roof of which caved in under the heavy weight snow iu Mrs McCormick is avery dear friend of mine In the second place What I might say on the Turnto Taffe 2 Column PLANS TO BREAK MONOPOLY MADE United States May Build Own New Print Plants in Alaska WASHINGTON Nov 25 American plans to break the virtual news print monopoly of Canada thru establishment of plants in Alaska today were before the federal power commission At its first session since August the commission considered applica tions for licenses to construct two such projects to cost approximately Potential pulp production in Alas ka is estimated at 1000000 tons yearly by B F Heintzleman forest service expert The two pending proposals plan a maximum produc tion of 800 tons daily or approx imately 350000 tons yearly Minister Criticized in Spanish Strikes Quits MADRID Nov 25 En rique Marzo minister of the Inter ior whose handling of the recent strike disorders in Spain has been criticized by the press resigned to day sisting local authorities to overcome a hideous gangster and corrupt con trol of some local governments But I get no satisfaction from the reflection that the only way that this can be done is for the federal government to convict men for fail ing to pay income taxes on the fi nancial product of crime against state laws Awakening Needed What we need is a more wide spread public awakening to the failure of some local governments to protect their citizens from mur der racketeering corruption and other crimes and their rallying of support to the men of these locali ties that are today making a courageous battle to clean up these places More selective and flexible im migration laws were held by Presi dent Hoover to be needed The president also said today that the announcement of recent treasury regulations with regard to the barring of goods made by con vict labor was not directed against Russia AUNT HET By Robert Quillen EASTERDAY TO FACE CHARGES Stock and Bond Broker Held in Oklahoma Accused of Fraud OKLAHOMA CITY Nov 25 7T W Easterday was under a federal court order today to return to New York to face charges of mail fraud in connection with the activities of the Stock and Bond In vestment company Judge Edgar S Vaught federal judge late yesterday denied Easter days application for a writ of habeas corpus and set aupersedeaj bond at Easterday arrested here as Bob Harrington said he would not fight extradition Cresco Man Waives to Grand Jury on Charge of Liquor Possession I aint sure that she takes in sewin but her hus band i3 the kind that knows a lot o ways to make money if he had a little capital IN GUN BATTLE Guy Worth Storm Lake Badly Wounded by Robbery Posse LINCOLN HI Nov 25 bandit who robbed the Latham state bank this morning and attempted to lock employes and a customer of the bank in v vault was shot in a gun battle with a posse near here He was taken to the Lincoln hospi tal in a serious condition The man identified himself as Guy Worth 55 of Storm Lake Iowa He told the sheriff that he had been bumming his way across the country Employes said he entered the bank this morning and emphasizing his commands with a gun He hastily ransacked the place for cash and currency After taking about In currency he ran from the building and drove away in a small car As soon as Worth left bank employes organized the chase Worths car was overtaken The bandit started to shoot at his pur suers The posse returned his fire hitting him in the face The money was discovered Worth told the sher iff he had served a term at Chester prison 15 years ago Unknown at Storm Lake STORM LAKE Nov 25 Residents of Storm Lake today dis claimed any knowledge of a man giving the name of Guy Worth and saying his home was here who was shot in an effort to rob a bank at Lincoln 111 Police said they knew nothing of any person by that name living here Says BEVERLY HILLS Nov Everybody is saying that the trouble with the country is that people are sav ing instead of spending Well if thats a vice then I am Ern st e i n Since when did sav ing become a national calam ity Well I know its terrible for a nonauthority like me to tell you to go contrary to expert advice but I am tell ing you if you got a dollar soak it away Put it in a savings bank bury it do anything but spend it Spending when we didnt have it put us where we are today Saving when we have got it will get us back to where we was be fore we went cuckoo Yours WILL ROGERS Mi BOY ALLEGED TO HAVE ADMITTED PART IN HOLDUP j Webster City Youth Held at Allison for More Questioning ALLISON Nov Stew art 18 Webster City is being held in the Butler county jail fol lowing his alleged admission to au thorities that he was implicated in the attempt to rob the savings bank at Austinville last Wednesday and holdups at Davis Corners and Ches ter in Howard county Stewart was arrested at Spring Valley Minn on suspicion and held at Cresco for a time Then he was brot to Allison for further question ing Tollof Johnson Howard county sheriff today stated Stewart con fessed to officers hfe was impll I cated in the attempted robbery at 1 Austinville Stewart was held at Cresco after his arrest where he was questioned by agents from the state bureau of identification Des I Mdines Linked Thru Records At first Stewart steadfastly de nied participating in the holdups at Davis corners and Chester Identi fication officers thru records linked MASQNCITYMAN Snow Covers Mason City Eastern Iowa European Nations in Fight With Rising Floods By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The advance guard of winter marching across half the world sent a cold wave in spots ap proaching a blizzard toward the Atlantic seaboard of the United States Tuesday while Europe work ed desperately to control floods which have driven thousands from their homes An American storm sweeping out of the far northwest brot cold weather into Minnesota and the middle west On the other side of theocean France Germany Bel gium and Holland England and Austria struggled to stem rising rivers swollen by rains which showed no signs of abating A heavy rainstorm set in during the afternoon increasing the flood menace in Paris Death Caused Mostly by Shock and Exposure Reported INJURIES received by A W Ehlers 321 Second street northwest shortly a liter noon Tuesday near Duncan in a car crash resulted in his death a short time later at a local hospital Ho never re gained consciousness The accident occurred when cars driven by Art Castle Britt and Mr Ehlers crashed on the highway between Gar ner and Clear Lake Both cavs were badly damaged Mr Ehlers critical condi tion was at once realized and he was given aid and then rushed to the hospital Physicians stated Mr Ehlers death was caused most SHOT TO DEATH WATERLOO Nov 25 F Van House 29 Cresco waived to a federal grand jury when ar raigned today before U S Com missioner J E Dempster on charges of illegal possession of li quor and bootlegging His bond was set at Van House was ar rested yesterday at Cresco after he is alleged to have sold liquor to fed eral undercover men BrotherinLaw Dies GOODELL Nov P C Lowenberg was called to Illinois by the death of her brotnerinIaw John Young Her son Arthur ac companied her MONSTER LIZARD CARCASS FOUND Perfectly Preserved Reptile of Prehistoric Times in Alaska CORDOVA Alaska Nov 25 received from Valdez to day said the carcass of agian lizardlike creature with fur in per feet condition had been found or Glacier island near here The strange creature reported t be 42 feet long including a tai measuring16 feet was believed t have been preserved since prehis toric times by being encased In Ic in the upper reaches of the Colum bia glacier The ice was believed to hav worked its way gradually to th sea The head was reported to b six feet long and the body 20 fee in length Former Archduke Austria Free on One Charge Has 2 More NEW YORK Nov 25 old Hapsburg onetime archduke f Austria and a grand nephew of he late Emperor Franz Joseph was a free man today on charges of abetting the sale of the 5450000 Napoleon necklace but he faced two more indictments He was acquitted of conspiring in he disposition of the necklace for BOOOO by a jury last night He was continued in ball pending ac tion on charges of grand larceny and receiving stolen goods El Maestro Reported Killed While Attempt ing to Escape MEXICO CITYNov 25 Shot and killed while attempt ing to escape was written today on the records of the department of justice after the name of Baldomero Navarro who acknowledged no mans law and whose deftness with two guns won him the title of El Maestro of Mexican banditry Until a week ago Navarro and a few bold companions roamed the mountains around Cuernavaca de scending to the highway from Mex ico City occasionally for a holdup which astonished with its daring Once it is believed they nearly succeeded in kldnapngAmbassador Morrow as he drove to his country home in the Morelos capital Last week federal troops cap tured and executed three of his men There followed a running fight with Navarro until a shot clipped his horse from under him and ho was captured He was brot to Mexico City and questioned by federal authorities A long series of crimes with which the government connected him ranged from highway banditry to the murder of Abraham Rosenthal American who was captured and put to death three years ago when ran som arrangements fell thru Friday federal authorities turnet him over to troops of the state of Morelos and he was started back to Cuernavaca to stand trial and face almost certain execution At Trea Marias not far across the Morelos state line he met death at the hands of hia captors in a manne frequent for Mexican bandit lead ers shot and killed while attempt ing to escape None of the details was divulged implicated in other robberies H W Burma Butler county sheriff and state officers then took Stewart to Allison Sheriff Burma was not in Allison Tuesday and no statement could be obtained from him whether or not Stewart had made a full confession James Graven Greene Butler county attorney stated no charge had been filed against Stewart Officers of Howard and Butler counties refused to sfate whether or not their questioning of Stewart had implicated others in holdup at tempts Voogt Frustrates Robbery The attempted robbery at Austin ville was frustrated by the quick thinking of Ben Voogt cashier the bank He saw two cars pass and on the left bank of the Seine Val uable documents were removed and pumps were installed The lower suburbs of Paris have been especially hit by the flood J R Lloyd government fore it would be and con tinued cold Thursday in the Chi cago area including Iowa Missouri Illinois Indiana Michigan Wiscon sin and Missouri sciousness after the crash an examination indicated he suf fered no broken bones Castle suffered a broken knee cap a torn lip and other bruises Turrt to Column WIND BLOWS DRIFTS Markets at a Glance NEW YORK Stocks irregular Amusement and Mail Order issues sag Bonds irregular Liberty SMs strong Curb steady leading stocks dull Foreign exchanges firm Sterling steady Sugar steady trade buying Butter unsettled CHICAGO Wheat easy Increased contract stocks and lower Winnipeg Corn weak larger country offer Ings and bearish Nebraska advices Cattle strong tohigher Payment of World War Bonus Seen as Jobless Relief Act WASHINGTON Nov 25 Proposals to relieve unemploy ment by paying off adjusted com pensation certificates held by World war veterans are gaining support In the house Chairman Johnson of the vet erans committee today saw some thing to be said on both sides He is making a thoro study with a view toward possible suggestions for new legislation Slayer of Prohibition Agents Shot to Death EUGENE Ore Nov 25 Ray Sutherland 67 Marcola Ore slayer of two prohibition officera was killed in a gun fight with dep uties surrounded him in the hills cast of here today DENMARK JOINS NORWEGIAN FEST Nation Observes Anniver sary of Haakon s Rise to Throne OSLO Norway Nov 25 Denmark joined with Norway today in celebration of the twentyfifth anniversary of assumption of King Haakon VII of the countrys throne King Haakon until he became ruler of Norway waa Prince Carl of Denmark King Haakon and Queen Mau naturally were the chief figures in the national celebration but grouped around them in the capi tals principal church in a solemn commemorative ceremony this morning was a royal company tha Included King Christian and Queen Alexandria of Denmark othc members of the Danish royal fam ily and Prince George of Englam who is the nephew of Qlieen Maud Many thousands of Oslos popu lation turned out to applaud the royal figures as they arrived at the church and the edifice was crowded with many of the citys prominent people The commemorative service A stiff breeze started in Mason Mason City Tuesday noon which whipped the snow about with con siderable force making walking on the streets difficult particularly with icy condition of the side walks Officials of the highway commis sion stated Tuesday morning that there was little likelihood that the road snow plows would be needed for this snow Tuesday afternoon after the wind began to blow with fury they declared the plows would undoubtedly be called out Wednes day to clear roads A light blanket of snow which fell early Tuesday morning wag cleared from the streets and sidewalks by residents The forecast Tuesday indicated a still further drop Wednesday over he state with the first part of a moderate cold wave due to strike he northwest portion Tuesday night A trace of snow hit central and eastern Iowa last night and tem peratures ranged from 12 at Charles to 21 at Des Moines Western owa was not so cold Sioux City and Omaha reporting a minimum 1 v foira hill Castle Stated he thot Mr Ehlers lost control of the car Castle is confined to Mercy hos pital Mr Ehlers leaves his wife a daughter Mrs John Sherman Mil waukee Wis three brothers Harry Plymouth Fred Dubuque George Oregon state two sisters Mrs Guy Butts Wesley and Mrs Gleason southern Illinois His father Fml Ehlers lives with his daughter at Wesley Funeral arrangements have not neen made Mr Ehlers was almost 50 years of age Baldwin Assured of Conservative Aid in Attack on MacDonald LONDON Nov 25 Premier Stanley Baldwin was given a unanimous vote of confidence as leader of the conservative party by 800 delegates to the central council of the national union of conserva tive nnd unionist associations today Baldwin launched nn attack against practically every question of the MacDonald governments do mestic nnd empire policy was of simple character with a suit able ritual and music the sermon being delivered by the rector Dr Maroni San Francisco Man Is Held for Sending Bomb to Spokane Newspaper SAN FRANCISCO Nov 25 Henry A Use night watchman of a San Francisco bank accused of hav ing sent the huge dynamite bomb to the Spokane Wash office of the Associated Press last Saturday was held In jail here today pending ar rival of a warrant which C W Greenough Spokane prosecutor said would be telegraphed to San Fran cisco Turn to VnitB 2 Column WRECKED PLANE CONCEALS FATE Ship Found in Alaska Thot That of 3 Missing Flyers WHITE HORSE Yukon Terri tory Nov 25 wreckage of an airplane in the headwaters of the Liard river was believed today to hold the secret of the fate of Capt E J A Burke Canadian flyer and two companions who were lost In that area Oct 11 Weeks of search by airplane were climaxed yesterday when Pilot E L Wasson returned to White Horse and reported sighting the wreckage A shortage of gasoline compelled him to return without landing He arranged today to fly to a landing point 15 miles from the scene of the wreck and mush to the head waters with Joe Walsh a woods man The Burke party was lost while flying from the Liard river mining district to Atlin B C after a pros pectingtrip They were last sighted about 50 miles south of Liard post Wasson said it appeared the piano was forced down IOWA WEATHER Unsettled probably snow Tuesday night anil Wednesday in east and central portions much colder Wednesday nnil In west nnd central portions Tuesday night moderate cold wave in northwest portion Tues day night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures fir 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 25 Minimum in Niglit 13 At 8 A M Tuesday IS Snowfall 1 Inch Precipitation 07 of nn Inch Early Tuesday morning saw first real snowstorm of the season At 8 oclock the level had grown to a generous inch and the snow con tinued falling thruout the forenoon with the result that travel on rural roads was accomplished with soire difficulty and at a slow pace   

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