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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 2, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                E R MS MEM ART OF IOWA IPS MOt NES 14 North Iowas Edited for the Home NEWSPAPKR THAT MARES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS ME EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY DECEMBER 2 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONALNEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 47 I i Congress to Take Action Unemployment Has to Be Taken Care Stewart K I By CHARLES r STEWART ASHINGTON Dec 2 The spring of 1927 saw the worst floods in the Mississippi valley that have aff 1 i c t e d that section of the country since it has been suffi ciently populated to rnake such a visitation a na tional calamity Oh what a cry of Never again went up continued the over flow still covered the valley or was only just subsid ing My how the army engineers con fabulated together Gee whitaker the bills that were introduced in congress the testi mony that was taken by river con trol committees the speeches that were made the Never nSver again assurances that were broad cast WHO hears anything about flood prevention now since last seasons drought with not nearly as much water as we needed Turn to Vase 2 Column HOOVER ASKS DROUGHT AID Senate Seats Davis Tho Opposed by Nye DENVER MURDER JURY SELECTED 12 Tried and True Willing to Inflict Death Penalty on Woman rs Eearl 12 jurors xvhb said th tate to imp 6se the death pen ally on a wpmair if they believed her guilty of first degree murder Earl Wettengel who outlined his case to the jury before adjournment yesterday said Mrs OLoughlin had admitted the act in her state ments to police The body of Leona OLoughlin was found in a city park lake two days after she bad disappeared from her home An autopsy showed ground glass in her viscera Leo OLoughlin her father was recov ering from eating ground glass when the body was found Mrs OLoughlin was arrested shortly after the girls body was discovered and later was charged with first degree murder Frank OLoughlin the girls uncle also is charged yath her slaying Poison Gas Opposed at Arms Conference GENEVA Dec 2 Delegates tcrthe leagues preparatory disarm ament commission with Hugh S Gibson of the United States delega tion taking an active part in the discussion today registered a con cepted opposition to the use of poi son gas in warfare It was a spirited discussion but definite action on prohibitive mea sures was referred for final decision to the general disarmament confer ence ARCH PLOTTER TELLS HOW THEY SPIED ON SOVIET Information Passed on to French Staff Says Ramsin VjOSCOW Dec 2 Ramsin arch plotter of the eight men on trial here for working to overthrow the soviet government today told how he and his men on soviet industries and passed their information along thru devious channels to the officers of the French general staff This happened in the trial where the four judges ruled only a few days ago thaf there would be no more mention of friendly foreign governments Thru the mysterious agents iden tified by the letters K A and R said Ramsin he and his associates passed every kind of information they could about the soviet indusr trial development to a certain French institution in Moscow The institution in the soviet capital is the French em bassy The defendants admitted tor day that most of their spying was the ITriieB Lbut they i iri slsted that an espionage organiza tion existed among the engineers in soviet Russia for many years be fore this plot was organized Most of the instructions from Paris said Ramsin came from K They were demands for indus strial information and for facts about military activities We were instructed to disable military and electrical industries and to cripple the railways at every opportunity In this connection our suggestions were approved by R Aged Sister Is Dead KLEMME Dec and Mrs Lew Lewis left for Beaver Dam Wis Sunday to attend the funeral of Mrs Emma Crane 87 sister of Mr Lewis who died of heart illness Mr Lewis is the last Civil warvet eran in Klemme AUNT MET Amys girl aint got a lick o sense I knowecl she was gom to lose that Jones boy tlie minute she beat him playin tennis MOONEY BEGINS TRY FOR PARDON Convict Undismayed by Court Decision in At tempt of Billings SAN FRANCISCO Dec 2 Undismayed by the state supreme courts refusal to recommend a pardon for Warren K Billings de fense forces prepared today to press their pleas for a pardon for Thomas J Mooney Billings and Mooney wete con victed of the San Francisco pre paredness day bombing in 1911 which resulted in the death of 10 persons and the injury of about 40 For more than a decade critics of the case have inspired agitation thruout the Vountry against their imprisonment on the ground that they were not fairly convicted The supreme court justices hand ed down their finding yesterday climaxing a long hearing of wit nesses and others connected will the original trial In the case o Billings their ruling is final unless they consent to a rehearing of hio pardon application THIRD DIES OF BANDITS SHOT Officer Victim of Wounds in Pistol Fight With Ma comb Man MACOMB 111 Dec of Officer Al Links has increased tc three today the number of polic slain by Edwin Veril 28 before h was killed in his singlehanded plsto fight with four policemen Sunday Links died last night of bulle wounds in his knee and abdomen Edward Whitlesly 60 and Ernes Bovman 36 were killed almost in stantly while Luther Jackson wa hit in the wrist Links Whitlesly and Bowman arrested Veril be lieved by police to havebeen a druj addlt on a loitering charge and ha driven up in front of the police sta tion when he began to fire froma revolver concealed in a coat sleeve PARTY FATAL Arlene Craves 18yearold high school graduate died mys teriously following iiGary Ind party Eivo young men among them high school football stars were held for murder One of the accused youths said all of the five attacked the girl d Eagle Grope Man Dies After Fall of 20 Feet From Hayloft EAGLE GROVE Dec Mervig 35 farmer living three miles south of Eagle Grove died al Christenaen hospital this morning from injuries received last nighl when he accidentaly fell 20 feet rom the hayloft of a neighbors Darn He suffered a fractured skull Mr Mervig was returning a rope which he had borrowed from a neighbor He was in the haylof alone when the accidentoccurred His neighbors found his body shortly after he plunged to the ground and fell on his face After he was found he was rushed to the hospital The body has been taken to a lo cal undertaking parlor Funeral ar rangements have not been made Mr Mervig was not married Ho is survived by his mother five brothers and two sisters SHELLS BURST 4 HUNTERS DIE 6 ARE WOUNDED Camp Housing 16 Men Is Destroyed by Blaze OTIS Mass Dec 2 hunters perished and six others were burned and wounded by ex ploding shells when a camp in which 14men were housed was de stroyed by fire near here early this morning The dead are Otto Rittner and Joseph Genniv of New Britain Conn and Thomas Hill and Dan iel Reilly of Shelton Conn The hunters were awakened when a stove exploded The fire gained great headway so rapidly that boxes of shotgun shells soon began to discharge Ten of the men scantily clad jumped thru windows of the two etory cottage but the other four were trapped by the flames The weather was frigid the mercury registering five degrees above zero The camp was located half a mile from the nearest telephone and it was only after farmers noticed the flames that aid arrived The in jured men suffering from burns and wounds wererushed to a hos pital in Winsted Conn when real dents arrived in automobiles BANK CASHIER IS FREED BY BANDIT Lone Robber Wounded Keeps Captives to Drive for Him HUNNEWELL Kans Dec 2 T L Miller cashier of the Farm ers State bank of Hunnewell whc with Walter Edward a druggist was kidnaped yesterday by a baudi who robbed the First National bank of Braman Okla notified his wif this morning by long distance tele phone that he and Edward were re leased near Lehigh Kans He sai Uicy were unharmed The robber took their car One of the bullets fired by th vigilantes at Braman yesterda struck the man Miller said Thei captor was wounded in the right hand he said which was one rea son he kept the two with him to drive Miller and Edward were kidnaped yesterday near Hunnewell when they encountered the bandit for whom they had been searching after receiving a report of the hnldup at Braman COLD LETS UP IN MIDDLEWEST Rising Mercury Forecast for Dakotas Minnesota and Iowa CHICAGO Dec 2 re lief from the cold snap that has kept the midwest shivering most of the time for the past week was in prospect for marry sections today Warmer temperatures were fore cast for central and northern Illi nois northern Michigan Wisconsin northern Missouri Iowa Minnesota the Dakotas Nebraska and Kansas The relief is expected to reach low er Michigan central Indiana ex treme southern Illinois and the Lake Superior region Wednesday The Pas Manitoba reported reading of 20 degrees below lasl night lowest in either the United States or Canada lowans Wind Up Convention DES MOINES Dec 2 Iowa beverage dealers wound up their convention business today with election of officers and an addresi by Ben Chesterman of Sioux City Bruening Opposition Expected to Be Noisy BERLIN Dec 2 in October over the protests of ita large fascist faction the reichstag reconvenes tomorrow with every in dication that opposition for the Bruening government will give voice to its indignation at renewed invocation of the presidential dic tatorial power Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Dec statistics from all cities were shown today thuy can show you the statistics but no r o ta We go to great length to keep track of what a robber did but not to find out where he went There was more white spots shown in this re port than any that the govern ment has issued We dont want to be accused of bragging as usual but Los Angelea waa second right be hind Detroit We will catch em next month if we can only dig up some money to be robbed of Prohibition hasnt caused this wave of robberies its bus iness depression The poor rob bers have to rob more people to make their quota than they used to Give us good times agajn and the robber will get what ha needs that day out of the first man robbed Yours WILK CUPID DELAYED Associated Press Photo Mae Clark has announced her engagement to John McCormick movie director former husband of Colleen Moore but the mar riage must wait until Colleen receives her divorce decree next May AVIATRIX TELLS TALE OF FLIGHT Mrs Keith Miller Australian Flyer Forced Down in Bahamas NASSAU Bahamas Dec 2 Mrs J M Keith Miller Australian aviatrix for whom a widespreai search was made after she failed tc arrive in Miami Fla Friday on t flight from Havana today told o being forced down on a remote link in the Bahamas island chain by ad verse weather which she said tossec her far off her projected course She said compass failure and a gasoline shortage also were con tributing causes to her descent 01 Andros island Friday Andros is land is approximately 125 mile south by east of Miami and searcl was not made in that vicinity be cause aviators recalling a 30mili an hour east wind Friday had ex pressed the belief that her recondi tioned plane would be blown west ward Had Little Equipment Mrs Keith Miller whose bullet was without radio bank and turn Turn fo TUBE 2 Cnlunin SENATORELECT GIVEN SUPPORT OF BOTH IOWANS VIotion to Await Probe of Campaign Funds Rejected WASHINGTON Dec 2 James J Davis of Pennsylvania jained his seat in the senate today ver a protest from the campaign unda investigating committee A motion by Chairman Nye of the nvestigating committee to deny the oath to Davis was rejected by 58 to Senator Reed of Pennsylvania had objected to Nyea request that Davis step aside and insisted that the of the senatoivelect and or he state be observed Nye then presented the resolution to deny the oath to Davis Curtis Upholds Nye Senator Reed countered by insist ing that the resolution Ho over a day but Vice President Curtis up held Nye The roll call followed Nye submitted a special reporl which said it was quite apparen from information before the com mittee that well in advance ot 5600 000 was expended in support o the BrownDavis ticket Franci was the guberhatoiia candidate and was defeated xby Gi ford Pinchot for the nomination The report noted that the figh in the republican primary campaig in Pennsylvania was in the main battle between candidates for gov ernor and said money raised fo the BrownDavis campaign commii tee was without a dotibt priuci Tum In raRO 2 fnlunu IOWA STATE IS HEAVY WINNER College Places Second and Fourth in Fat Cattle Division CHICAGO Dec 2 State college won second and fourth in the national fat cattle division for carcass entries on the hoof of summer calves at the Livestock Ex position here today Thomas Burns of Oxford Iowa was third Iowa State college also won fifth in the fat swine division for Duroc Jersey barrows of 200 pounds but under 240 pounds It took first in the same division for barrows 240 pounds but under 280 pounds Iowa State cortege also took first with Its pen of 3 Duroc Jersey bar row of 240 pounds and under 280 in the fat swine division 75 Arrested in Liquor Roundup in Washington HOQUIAM Wash Dec 2 Seventyfive persons were under ar rest at Grays harbor today and more arrests expected in n general roundup of federal pro hibition agents Only small quanti ties of liquor were seized Damage Caused by Flames at Wesley WESLEY Dec esti mated was caused to the residence of Mra Otto Kunz by n fire The blaze was thot to have ori ginated from nn overheated furnace Chemicals were used hy the local fire department to extinguish the blaze f4 INDIAN AN CORN KING FOR 1931 Hoosier State Has Champion ship Second Year in Succession CHICAGO Dec 2 C Watson of Tipton Indiana today was adjudged the corn kingof the thirtyfirst International Livestock Exposition Watsons exhibit was 10 cars of yellow dent and itbrot Indiana the championship for the second year in a row L M Vogler of Hope Indiana last years king was out of the run ning and C E Troger La Fontaine Ind 192J winner was not allowed to enter this year because of the corn borer quarantine Indiana also took the reserve corn championship thru the ten ears of yellow dent shown by Lowell Mof fitt of Arlington This was the ninth time in 12 years that a Hoosier farmer has been corn king Scottish Coal Miners Will Continue Strike GLASGOW Scotland Dec 2 T delegates representing 00 000 striking Scottish coal miners to day decided to continue the strike despite efforts to attain a tem porary agreement with mine owners rWhai ou want SHOPPING DAYS TILL CHRISTMAS BEST JUDGE RELIEF OF FARM AND JOBLESS TO GET FIRST CALL 2nd Day of Short Term Brings Executive Message WASHINGTON Dec 2 Poised for immediate action congress today received from Presi dent Hoover recommendation that unemployment and drought relief legislation be given priority The annual presidential message was read first in the house the membership listening attentively to the administrations program foi prompt relief and disposal of unfin ished business including the contro versial Muscle Shoals bill Authority to make increased temporary advances for federal road aid was asked by the presi dent together with a request for Harold Hogstrand 15 Churchs Kerry N Utik was mimed the best boy Judge of livestock at the international livestock exposition Chicago About 100 boys the pick oE the states computed Miss Nichols Will Wait for Nice Weather Holder of West Record Will Make Return Flight BURBANK Cal Dec 2 Having clipped nearly nine hours from the Westward transcontinen tal flight record for women Miss Ruth Nichols is going to wait for better weather before aiming at the westeast mark Weather coming this way was terrible said the Rye N Y so ciety woman commenting on her flight completed here yesterday from New York inthe flying time of 16 hours minutes Snow and rain forced me to skim the tree tops at times west of Amarillo Texas I may attempt the return flight in two days stopping only at Wichita Kans for fuel I am con sidering having an additional tank installed in the plane to increase its gasoline storage capacity The previous eastwest record was made by Mrs J M KeithMiller whose time was 2E hours 44 min utes Her eastward flight mark which Miss Nichols will attempt to better is 21 hours 47 minutes TEXT ON PAGE 6 Tho complete text of 1rcsldcnt Hoovers message to congress will bo found an page G to expedite construc tion and provide work Gets Big Support Such action the president said will imply an expenditure of over during the next 12 months Republicans anl democrats al ready pledged to bipartisan emergency relief program by their leaders one another in putting forward measures to carry r it into effect No figure was mentioned in con nection with drought relief but senator Robinson of Arkansas the democratic leader has prepared a bill bearing republican support which calls for a GO000000 loan funds Foresees Deficit The chief executive foresaw a deficit of for the cur rent fiscal year and a surplus of only 530000000 next year even with discontimtence of the only per cent tax reduction on 1920 incomes I cannot emphasize too strongly the absolute necessity to defer any other plans for increase of govern ment expenditures he wrote Rigid economy ia necessary he said if an increase in taxes ia to be avoided Iraises London Treaty He praised the London naval treaty and said that during the past year our relations with foreign countries have been u maintained upon a high basis of cordiality and goodwill In addition to the relief enact ments he advocated early comple tion of the following legislation Muscle Shoals motor bus regula tion relief of court congestion bor der patrol reorganization to pre Ttirn In FriGR 2 Column rt Markets at a Glance NEW 1OUK Stocks firm U S Steel leads ad vance Bonds irregular domestics im prove Curb firm oils improve sliglHIy Foreign exchanges firm sterling strong Cotton sCcady trade buying Sugar easier larger European beet crop estimate Butter firmer CHICAGO Wheat fijm decreasedworlds visible supply and good export de mand Corn firm small receipts and bullish weather Cattle steady Hogs steady to lower WEATHER Mostly nloiidr possibly light nninv nnrthciiitl portion Tues day anil Wednesday morning warmer Himtheast extreme cast portion colder northwest portion Tuesday night colder north anil central pardons Professor and Fran Einstein Take Ship ANTWERP Belgium Dec 2 1 Albert Einstein and Frnu Einstein left here at noon aboard the liner Belgenland for the United States where they will visi with Nobody vuv them off except a hamlfull of newspapermen and the Clcrman consul who wris at the dock with a bouquet for Fran Einstein LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Mavlrauni Monday 6 Above Minimum in Night I Aliove At 8 A M Tuesday 15 Aliove An Iowa winters propensity foi changing of a sudden was exempli fied again Monday night when after n day in which the mercury scarce ly lifted above the zero mark there was a rise to 15 above Tuesday morning at 8 oclock The wind was from the south and a tempera ture of olose to the melting level appeared likely before the day wa over   

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