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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 15, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                GO MARLON E HIS Tits MO i NES Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NOitTH 1OVVANS NKIGHBUKS HOME VOEi XXXVII FIVE CENTSPER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITYIOWAMONDAY DEC 151930 UNITRD PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 58 Could Not Be Content Shouse Spoiled His Record Stewart Believes BLAST SHAKES FILM COLONY By CHARLES P STKWAUT Dec 15 CPA Jouett Shouse couldnt leave well e n o u gh lone as the pro verb expresses it He did a grand job of democratic management up to and including the last election No doubt the democrats were due to score some gains anyway but Jouett de serves a large share of the credit for mak ingit a regular slaughter of the G O P innocents He accomplished it in the face of considerable faultfinding from the antiRaskobites in his own party Even these however mostlyhushed their carping toward the campaigns pnd frpm evSty admiration at the Kansans unerring political tech nique The republicans naturally called him all the uncomplimentary names they could think of but be lieve me they wished they had his equal SHOUSES work not only looked brilliant while he was perform ing It It was as good as it looked Tlection day results actually sur passed democratic expectations True they did not surpass the ad vance claims made by Jeftersonians j like Chairman Joe Byrns of the democratic congressional commit tee but the honest fact Is that Con gressman Byrns claimed more than he expected For publication he pre Turu o Page 10Column Government Claims Victory Over Second Revolt MARTIAL LAW IS ESTABLISHED IN WHOLE KINGDOM Crown of King Alfonso Seems to Be Saved Once More MADRID Dec 15 the second time in three days Spains political rebels made a bid for power in a revolutionary movement today Within a few hours government had issued a proclamation declaring the situation to be under control ei the revplutionaries put to flight In the morning the rebels pro claimed Alcala Zamora president of the republic In the afternoon there was martial law thruout the kingdom and King Alfonso appeared once more to have saved his crown In Absolute Control Leopoldo Mattos minister of the interior today declared that the government had absolute control the The minister said that this morn ing some rebels took possession of the flying field at Custro Vientos GRANDCHILDREN AT THE WHITE HOUSE CHARGED WITH North Dakota Farmer and Father Formally Accused WILLTSTON N Dak Dec 15 father and his son today stood formally charged with first degree murder for the slaying of a family of six persons The son1 Charles Bannon 22 year old farmer was in the county jail here confessed killer of Mr and Mrs Albert E Haven and their four children at the Haven farm near Schafer last February The father James F Bannon re tired farmer was held at Toledo Ore awaiting arrival of North Da kota authorities to return him here He was arrested Saturday at a tourist camp at Waldport Ore While the son is alleged to have admitted that he alone killed the Havens family after a quarrel over chores at the farm States Attorney HISTORY ON PAGE 8 A survey of Spains iecerit troubles and events leading Hwill found on page 8 sv WATSON DENIES PARTIES CANNOT AGREE ON RELIEF Bill Placed Before House by Haugen BULLETIN IJtrlo PerfcyAnn Herbert HI who ime from California WJth HerlMsrt JrV to the white house fresa IltolO their mother Mrs s at granamotliFrB house1 their play vvlth one ei v WASHINGTON Dec 15 V The house today rejected a move to suspend the rules ami pass the 530000000 administra tion drought relief program The vote mis 205 to tt requires a tyvothlrds ma jority ot those voting to sus pend the rules WASHINGTON Dec 15 Senator Watson the republican leader today defended President Hoovers drought relief program in the senate The Indianan who has differed with the president on some matters of late denied the program of co operation promised by leaders of both parties on emergency relief had broken down Taking the floor soon after the 11G000000 public works bill had been sent to conference and just be foreconsideratiort of thetreasury apprbpriaUmblU was MacNider in City Has Neiv Office Suite Was in Capital on State Department Business Col HanEord MacNider United States minister to Canada arrived in Mason City Monday morning to spend two days attending to his business interests here Among the matters which brot the colonel to Mason City this week is the annual meeting of the N o r th western States Portland Cement company to be held Tues day Colonel Mac Nider is presi dent of the com pany Colonel MacNi der came to Ma son City directly BLAZE WRECKS 18 HOMES WITH LOSS Houses of Leading Stars Burned Automobiles Ruined J S Taylor said today he of McKenzie county planned to question the father regardingcertain events contained in Charles confession Snow and Sleet Give Blanket of Christmas Scenery to Southwest KANSAS CITY Dec 15 Snow and sleet lowering tempera tures and in places strong north winds have created traditional Christmas season scenes in parts of Oklahoma Kansas Colorado Wy oming and New Mexico In some of the area visited yes terday the snow was the first gen eral precipitation since premature winter storms a month ago but tflat government troops quickr ly recaptured the airdrome with the aid of artillery The airdrome ho asserted was now reoccupied by loyal troops and the rebels fled Strike Peaceful While in control of the flying field the rebels seized several air planes and flew over Madrid dropping proclamations calling for the establishment of a republic As for the rest of the country the minister said that Barcelona and Valencia was quiet but that a peaceful strike was in progress ic the city of San Sebastian In San Sebastian strikers at tempted to gain possession of the government building but were driv en off by the police after a violent clash Rebel Garrison In Flight PAU FranceDec 15 managing editor of the newspaper Independant returned from Jaca this afternoon He reported that city quiet with 6000 troops quartered in the fortress and holding all strate gic points within a 20 mile radius The entire rebel garrison he said had either been taken or was in flight AUNT NET By Robert Quillen Pa had three callers t the same kind this week Two of em was poor rela tives an the other one wanted to borrow money too KILLERS HUNTED IN FOUR STATES 4 Man and Woman Enter Jail and Shoot Down Peace Officer CARTHAGE Mo Dec 15 Sheriff Harry Stevens directed a search over four states today for a young man and a woman who yes terday entered the Jasper jail killed Othel E Bray 50 year old neace officer with his own re volvfr who fled after failing to open the womens cellblock A hat and a womans shoe heel lost in their flight were clews No prisonem escaped The search covered the converg ing sections of Missouri Kansas Oklahoma and Arkansas A trusty and John Dyer 17 son of George Dyer jailer were fired upon by the slayer who with his woman companion about 24es carjed in a small coupe bearing Kar j saa license tags Young Dyer sitting with Bray said the attack was without warn ing The killer and his girl compan I on he related asked to see Bill Daggett of Joplin Mo who had beenreleased Friday after ques tioning in a petty larceny case As Bray acting jailer turned to the jail record the man seized Brays revolver MERCURY POISON Doctor Testifies Compound of Metal Was Used as Mouth Wash CITY Kans Dec 15 charges Major Charles A Shepard faUUy poisoned his wife with meremy were met with defense testimony in the army medical officers mur der trial today that another army medical corps officer used bichlor ide of mercury in treating Mrs Shepard Major MARosedental special ist testified that under his direc tion five or six pints of solution of bichloride of mercury was given Mrs Shepard aa a mouth wash up to the time of her death at Fort Riley Kans in June 1929 He saic Mrs Shepard Buffered from mouth Do you know whether you killed her by your treatment district at torney Sardious M Brewster do manded in cross examining the wit ness C L Kagey of defense counsel objected and the question wan rule out by the courtwithout an auswe Major Rose Dies After Apparent Escape Without Harm LOS ANGELES Dec 15 Jessie Ligert Wood 27 died Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Cal Dec calls you names and there is no truth in and you know that jiyery body knows there is no truth in it why you natur ally dont pay any attention to it you just laugh it off But if what they call you is hitting at the truth and kind ergetting you in your weak spot why you start hollering and de nouncing at once Well last week Mr Hoover said The boys in the senate are playing politics at human ex pense Did the boys laugh it off Not quite so figure out tne answer yourself Yours WILL ROGERS last night three hours after she appar ently had escaped uninjured in the crash of an airplane in which she made a twilight flight Markets at a Glance Confess Dot ol Terrorism BUCHAREST Rumania Dec 10 and Rumanian terror ists captured at Galatz and brot here have confessed a plot to blow up the royal palace and both houses of parliament NEW YORK leaders tem porarily supported after touching new lows domestic mixed in active trading oils at new lows Foreign exchanges Irregular Sterling steady peseta weak lower foreign markets Germany refUF toenter export agreement easier Brazilian cables CHICAGO decreased visible supply small contract deliv eries FOUR LOSE LIVES IN BLAST ON SHIP Unofficial Check Shows 135 Passengers Safe 3 Un accounted for MIAMI BEACH Fla Dec 15 fT persons lost their lives in the explosion and fire aboard the glass jottom excursion boat Eureka II an unofficial check dis closed today three bodies were re covered and three persons unac counted for make number of sur vivors 135 The bodies brot here were those of H C Grimm60 McCook Nebr a passenger Clarence Vine 30 Hav erhill Mass a deck hand and Mrs Mamie Sawyer 45 Miami whose identity was not established until today The Eureka IT which was returnr ing from an excursion to the Ma rine gardens sank In more than 20 feet of water after the explosion and resulting fire had forced all to jump Into the ocean Commission Approves TAX OFFICIAL IS LET OUT OF JAIL Coutts Arrested at Meeting in Charles City for Drunk Driving CHARLES CITY Dec 15 As Ray Coutts field agent for the state board of assessment and review made his way to the front of the courtroom here Saturday to give an address he was stopped by the law Deputy Sheriff S F Atherton arrested him on a charge of driving an automobile while intoxicated Officers stated that Coutts had difficulty in getting out of his auto and coming into the courthouse He was said by officers to have stag gered perceptibly when he reacheJ the front of the assemblage Coutts furnished a bond and was released from jail He will have a hearing later officers stated Nineteen assessors the county auditor and the members of the board of supervisors met to heat tax problems explained by two rep resentatives of the Iowa state board of assessment and review The ses sion lasted three hours and included many questions asked by the asses sors about the new tax question naire dent justified in his recommendations Liiict Uefore House Meanwhile the administrations drought relief program was laid before the house by Chair man Haugen of the agriculture com mittee with the request that it be considered under suspension the rules The tentative agreement of the senate and house conferees on the emergency employment appropria tion was set aside by the senate to day in the face of a plea from Sena Turn o WILL CHRISTMAS FUND REACH BYENDOFWEFX at from Washing ton D C where he has been the last few dayson tate department business He al ended the gridiron banquet Vashlngton Saturday night Simultaneous with the arrival oE Colonel MacNider the new offices of the MacNioer companies was opened on the second floor oE 200 North Federal Monday morning A spacious of Cices has been beautifully furnished in Knotted pine paneling trit colonel having his jersonal office in the northwest cor ner of the building H A OLearys office in the southwest corner with the general office to the east The securities department of the First National bank which contin ues in operation in the same loca tion in the First National bank building has installed new and at tractive furniture including desks counters and cabinets Colonel MacNider who was joined here by Mrs MacNider who came direct from Ottawa plans to leave again for Canada Tuesday night LOS ANGELES Dec 17 Fashionable Malibu beach col ony of film stars uud wealthy bus iness and professional folk was shaken by a mysterious blast and ravaged by firo today Eighteen residences ns well as many expensive automobiles were lestroyecl a loss estimated by officials aL more than 5800000 The homes of many leading film stars arid other Hollywood celebri ties were burped Among those who suffered losses are Louise Fazenda Marie Prevost Allen Dwan George De Sylva James Malcolm Taylor and Oliver C Marsh Others Destroyed Other homes destroyed included those Frank Fay Broadway co median AL Rockett film produc er Leo McCarey former boxing pro moter tvnd now a film director and Ben Hendricks Jr actor The stara themselves with a long list of week end guests were driven into the bit ing morning cold Shortly after a m a terrific explosion awakened the sleeping res idents along the beach The blast oc curred near the home of De Sylva song The home fj a and in icaldence roaredas a brisk north wind fanned the flames House to House From house to house the flames spread and out of the buildings ran panicstricken occupants to huddle shivering in scanty night clothing as the cold north wind sought them out Braving the cole and danger the beach residents joined fire fighters from three nearby county stations Later the Santa Monica fire depart ment apparatus fought the blaze After almost three hours of futil effort the wind shifted affording the weary fighters an opportunity to halt the fire Nomination of Smith WASHINGTON Dec 15 VP The nomination of George Otis Smith of Maine to be chairman o the power commission was approve today by the senate interstate com merce committee So live that when your summon comes you will have a good Shclby County Officers Scour Countryside for Men Who Raided Courthouse BENTON 111 Dec 15 TV reminiscent the hectic days of jang terrorism in southern Illinois county officials today are scouring he countryside for the gunmen who swooped down upon this city twice n the early morning hours to spatter the city hall with bullets from a machine gun mounted in their automobile Navy Needs Merchant Marine Claims Pratt WASHINGTON Thc futility ot United States Dec 15 hoping that the navy ever would equal that Great Britain without a development of the merchant ma rine was asserted today before the house naval committee by Admiral William V Pratt chief of naval operations Capone Fails to Appear at Courts Invitation CHICAGO Dec in face Al Capone the elusive gang leader did not appear in federal court today despite the govern ments urgent invitation to at tend personally to the preliminar ies of the contempt of court case against him Previously Keported Hiinford Ladles Aid 3000 Juanlta Camp No 17U Royal Neighbors of America 500 Child Study Council 500 Henry Stcrrcn 100 New Total S23000 Well were off to a good start on the second week of the Christ mas Cheer fund solicitation Checks received over Sunday totaled and boosted the fund total to Those who havent yet sent in their check to the Christmas Cheer Fund GlobcGarette should bear in mind that there is only a little more thana week in which to do it Mrs Blaise in her work oC ad ministering the fund will be great ly assisted by an early completion of the fund with which she must do lier Christmas season work Will the fund total by Saturday Anight The answer rests with YOU Organizations with a little monej in their treasury may well look t the Hanford Ladies Aid for thei example Here is an organizatioi which since the inception of th fund has given generously Thi year however its donation is th largest it has given up to this time Its members sensed a special nee for money this year on the part o those for whom Christmas threaten to be just another day The gift from the Child Stud council is especially appreciate too coming as it does from a grou of specially selected women froi all sections of the city These wo men were in a choice position analyze the special need this yea for the type of work that Mr Blaise will accomplish with In Christmas Cheer fund Contributions from clubs and so cieties have started falling into the pot Its up to the individual donors Please keep in mind that benefit basketball game bptween Mason City and Cedar Rapids high schools at the high school Monday evening Dec 22 All receipts above bare ex penses will he turned to the cheer iund CHINESE KILLING DETAILS SOUGHT leds Massacre of Citizens of Captured Towns Reported SHANGHAI Dec 15 f the reported massacre of the in abltants of Llchow and Tsingshih lunan province cities by commun st bands and of the alleged capture f 1000 citizens of Ningtu Kiangsi rovincc were sought by Chinese uthorities today The Hunan massacres were re lortcd yesterday by foreign ship Mying he Yangtse river near the ity of Shasi The advices indicate he Reds planned to attack Shas also Both Tsingshih ami Licliow ha jecn bcscigcd for several days Cit zens of Lichow were reported I mve manned the walls of their city resisting the communists until th alter vowed they would annihilat he population once they entere lown TheReds also were said t nave threatened dire punishment t the citizenry ofTsingshih for re sisting their advance Mitchell County Appeal in Tuberculin Test Law Overruled by High Court DES MOINBS Dec 15 owa supreme court has overruled motion for rehearing on the ap eal of M F Loftus and others of vlitchell county who attacked the onstitutionality of the bovine tu uberculin test law The court in onsidering the application upheld ts decision finding the law consti utional What dp Weal 12 Italian Seaplanes Delayed by Weather ORBETELLO Italy Dec 15 P weather today forccil postponement of the start ofi 12 Italian seaplanes on a flight to Car tagena Spain first lap of a trans Atlantic flight to Rio dc Janeiro Brazil IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy to cloudy Mon day night antl Tuesdiiy slightly foidnr Moodily niglit in north portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figuros Cor 24 hour period ending at S oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday Above Minimum in Ntjrht IB Above At A M Mnndny Ifi Above Trnce of Snoiv Figures for like period cndin al S oclock Sunday morning Maximum Satunlny Minimum In N 5HOPPIN DAYS tILL 2 Ahove Above Two cloudy days with a bit of snow thrown in to remind North lowans that Christmas is just around the corner Thats an outline picture ot Saturday and Sunday Monday dawned cloudy but in the forenoon the suns location in the Hliy was evident thru the clouds The temporature was lower than it has been for more than a week   

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