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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 6, 1931, Mason City, Iowa                                i n I ON E K I S W M A R F OF IOVA M 0 I V E S I A North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NK1OUUOKS HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JAN 6 1931 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 77 GOPNot So Ready Democrats Quicker to Define garty Differences l By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Jan be tween democrats and republicans I have questioned lately the former are somewhat readier with their definitions of a democrat in con tradistinction to a republican than are the lat ter in defining a republican in contradistinction to a democrat This implies no cloudiness on the subject in G O P minds they recognizea difference but are not quite so pat at expressing it That they do recogntee a differ ence is evident from the Illinois sen ator Otis F Glenns recent admis sion chat while today he considers President Hoover a spendid repub lican he was not at all satisfied with Ms republicanism a few years ago nor even when he entered the white house Obviously then the Prairie State stalwart not only can tell pronounced republican and dem ocratic types apart he senses inter mediate gradations and changes by degrees DIRECTOR ROB ERT H LUCAS of the republican l national committee has been panned aplenty for confessing that he judges an individuals politics by the ticket he supports in campaign time and on election day Yet there are democrats whose test seems Identical with Bob Lu as f Illustratively it be recalled when Frank R McNinch was 11 nanied as one of the legallyrequired democratic members of the new fed tm to Paga 8 Column MENDS SIX LIVES A Tornado Leaves Devastation in North Carolina and Virginia CHARLOTTE N Car Jan 6 uit persons were dead today in the wake of a freakish wind storm that dipped down into two coun ties in North Carolina and one in Virginia late yesterday leaving devastation in its path Mrs Grover Henderson was killed in the collapse of a farmhouse near p Boydton across the state line I Mecklenburg county Virginia Near Ridgeway in Warren coun ty North Carolina four Negroes J were crushed to death by the falling timbers of their home and a fifth a girl was killed in the collapse of a Negro farm life school Two Negroes were injured near Yanceyville Caswell county N Car where storm first struck and a dozen or more were injured in the vicinity of Boydton Ridge way and Wise After sweeping along for 20 miles In Caswell county the storm apparently lifted and left two coun ties untouched It struck again near Boydton and a third time near Nor Una to cut a swath six miles long and several hundred feet wide from Ridgeway to Wise f i At least four dwellings two i Negro churches and the Negro school were demolished between Ridgeway and Wise Other build j ings were damaged and trees up rooted all along the storms course Several buildings were blown down or damaged near Yanceyville and Boydton TALIAN PLANES ARRIVE THOMAS THINKS NEAR STATE OF REBELLION HERE Senate Disputes Ove Power Commission Again WASHINGTON Jan 6 mands from his constituents fo federal aid to prevent food riots i Oklahoma brot from Senato Thomas democrat of that state to day a statement that a nearstat of revolution exists in many section of the drought stricken areas The senate disputed again ove the power commission while effort to speed enactment of the drough loan appropriation were tnwarte in tho house f Senator Hastings of Delaware a administration republican chal lenged the senates authority to re consider the nominations of Chair man Smith and Commissioner Draper and Garsaud as proposed b Walsh of Montana Walsh a demo crat insisted in his stand Learn of Loan In one committee room the Ny campaign funds investigation dfs closed that a loan front R Nutt treasures of the republica natibnalTjommittee helped Rober Jg Lucas executive iak note wbac ij8paid for literature reelection of Senatorfrorris Inde pendent republican of Nebraska In another the senate appro priatlons committee learned from Chairman Payne of the Red Cross that that society has a fund o 54500000 with which to provide re lief for drought sufferers tbruou the winter With a 15000000 amendment t provide food loans hooked on to th drought loan bill by the senate Turn to Papn 2 Column AUNT MET By Robert Qtiillen I didnt realize how ab sentminded Pa was gettin until he started on Old Dan last night when Ella f called or blessin called on him to ask the NEGRO ABDUCTOR OF BOY ARRESTED Kidnaper Returned to Jai After His Capture in Kansas City ST LOUIS Jan 6 Louis county officers announced Sheriff Alfred Lill today arrested Charle Y Abernathy Negro kidnaper of Adolphus Busch Orthwein 13 In Kansas City and was returning with him to the county jail at Clay ton a suburb Abernathy was turned over to the sheriff by a St Louis newspaper reporter who previously had inter viewed him No details of the ar rest were available at the sheriffs office Meanwhile Harry Troll attorney for Percy J Orthwein father of the boy announced the Busch and Orthwein families would assist county authorities in prosecution of the kidnaper The lad was taken from the Orthweiu family chauffeur New Years eve while enroute to visit his grandfather August A Busch president of Anhaeuser Busch Inc and was returned the next day REPEAL OF DRY LAW PUT FIRST Rhode Island Legislators to Seek Return of Light Wines and Beer PROVIDENCE R I Jan 6 UP of the Sherwood law to provide light wines and beers for Rhode Island and a memorial to Rhode Island senators and congress men urging repeal of the eighteenth amendment were provided in legisla tion introduced by members of the republican majorityin the house and aentate here today as the 193f as sembly convened Follows Organization COLUMBUS Ohio Jan 6 Proposed repeal of constitutional prohibition was the first piece ot legislation introduced in the Ohio legislature today after its formal organization Federal Aid Needed to Prevent Riots Claimed ONE OF BALBOS FLYERS FORCED TO LAND AT SEA Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Jan a football game in Lima Peru five were killed They only kill 10 in a revolu tion down there So two games equals one rev olution Up here we dont kill our football players We make coaches out of the smartest ones and send the others to the legislature See where Mr Hoovers priv ate secretary George1 Akersori is coming in the movies with us I bet Mr Hoover told him Go on in George and if you see a chance for another good man 1 will come in with you Yours WILL ROGERS Steamship Rams Car Float in Fog Off Long Island NEW YORK Jan 6 Long Island Sound steamship rammed a car float a freighter sent out a distress call and maritime traffic from liners to ferries In New York ijarborincieir ltsway in a heavy fogthatfolio we da Jan uary drizile The passenger ship George Wash ington bound in from Boston struck the car float in the East river pitching three box cars into the water making the float help less and punching a hole in the steamers bow Tugs took the float in tow and the George Washington crept toward her pier Several other New England steamers anchored just below Hell Gate until tee weather cleared Calls ifor Help The William N Page bound from Norfolk to Boston with coal sent an S O S saying she was aground off Southampton Long Is land with 25 men aboard Coast guards went to help her Ferries were far behind schedule several ships postponed their de parture until the skies cleared and even land traffic in the metropoli tan area felt its way over wet pavements in the murk A streetcar hit a city truck in Brooklyn in the mist and 11 trolley passengers needed medical attention Smack Sinks Fast The freighter City of New York which picked up the crew of the fishing smack off Scotland light ship last night went on toward Philadelphia The smack was sink ing fast when it was abandoned The fog crippled air transport from the Newark airport and of 62 planes scheduled to arrive or leave within 24 hours only five had been at A number did not move 1 S s call a temporary halt to broadcasting from the Na tional and Columbia stations in this Gaze Last Time on Papa Joffre IN AUTOMOBILE RAILWAY SHOPS 7000 Back on JOD on Northwestern in Chicago By ASSOCIATED PRESS THE return to work of many A thousands of workers was noted in dispatches coming from various sections of the country Railway shops and automobile factories were chiefly affected In Chicago VicePresident Frank Walters of the Chicago and North western announced that 7000 men returned to work Monday along the entire system on a three day a week basis while from De troit came reports that automobile plants in Michigan had reengaged 22000 employes The Rouge plant of the Ford Motor company recalled 6500 the East Windsor Ford plant 5000 the Cadillac company 6000 and the Buick company at Flint 4500 Used in Car Work The men reengaged by the Chi cago and Northwestern are being used in the car and mechanical de partments closed since Dec 24 Between 600 and 800 shop men on the Monon lineswere returned to basis cagq and rfjports tions ofadditional good news for railway shop workers These In cluded the return of 2800 men by the Norfolk and Western at Roan oke Va 1200 by the Missouri Pa cific at Sedalia Mo 1000 by the New York Central at East Buffalo and Depew N Y and 850 by the Southern Pacific at El Paso Texas TriCities Improved From Moline HI word came that the trend toward better employment conditions in Moline and Rock Is land 111 and Davenport the Tri Cities had been accelerated by a report pf one company 4hat its normal factory force was at work and that others are planning in creases J H Dyer vicepresident In charge of operations of the South era Pacific railroad announced in San Francisco the return of 85001 employes from part time work to thefull time payroll Cities from Texas to Oregon are affected by the order v After a period of curtailed opera tions 750 men were returnad to work Monday at the Ford motor company assembly plant In Den 65000 File By Bier of Marne Hero on First Day PARIS Jan 6 Frenchmen today gazed for the last time on the familiar beloved features of Papa Joffre marshal of France hero of the Marne and commander of the French armies in the first two vears of the World war Sixtyfive thousand persons were estimated to have filed by the catafalque In the chapel of the Kcole Milltaire from 9 oclock a m yesterday to 11 p m last night and it was believed that many more would view the body today Will Bo Removed There can be no extension of the time for doing homage at the dead marshals bier beyond 9 oclock tonight for at that time the body will be removed to the Cathedral of Notre Dame for the last requiem of the church Tomorrow at dawn It will be taken from the cathedral and in an impressive cortege as elaborate as that of Marshal Foch generalissimo of the allied armies nearly two years ago carried to the Arc de Triomphe and to the Invalldes for burial not far from the tomb of Napoleon Wait Arc m wait in the Arc de Triomphe on of the marshals last requests beta that if he died in winter the peopl of Paris and the troops he com manded so longnot be subjected t the rigors of a long wait in the ba weather The interment in the In valides will be temporary until i permanent tomb can be arranged a the family home at Louveciennes Thousands were gathered long be fore day today outside the Ecole Militaire awaiting opening of the doors to the chapel when they might pass before the bier Mme Joffre and members of his staff remained thruout the night on watch at the bier iniS ROUTE OF ITALIAN SEA FLIGHT Ulan shows the route outlined by Gen Italo Balbo inset commander of Hio 32 Italian planus now off on their flight across the south At lantic for Brazil General nnlho is the Italian air minister I Markets at a Glance NEW YORK Stocks irregular rails ties lead rally Bonds firm domestics slightly higher in dull session Curb steady changes narrow Foreign exchanges irregular Ca nadian sags Butter steady CHICAGO Wheat firm improved export de mand and unfavorable Argentine weather Corn strong predictions smaller receipts Cattle strong to higher hogs ligher yphoon Kills 150and Does Harm MANILA Jan 6 ty hnon which raged in the centra Dhilippnes Saturday caused at east 150 deaths and roperty damage said further re orts tonight from the islands of and Leyte Flight Mark for Women Is Made by Pair LOS ANGELES Cal Jan 6 new refueling endurance flight record for women was huce un today by Bobbie Trout and Edna May Cooper At a mthe girl pilots sur passed by one hour the previous mark of 42 hours 18 minutes which was set months ago by Misa Trout and Elinor Smith of New York It was a chilly morning for rec ord breakingwith winds sweeping down on the municipal airport scene of the flight from the snow capped ridge of the Hollywood mountains The flight went smooth ly on however now aimed at the mens record of 645 hours Art Acords Body Will Rest in Paupers Plot JUAREZ Chin Jan 6 claimed by relative or friend the body of Art Acord once prominent cowboy film actor will be buried in the citys plot at Chihuahua City today Acord was found dying in n hotel at Chihuahua City Sunday He ad mitted he had taken poison Hoover Names Dodds for U S Legal Post WASHINGTON Jan 6 Nugent Dodda of Michigan was nominated today by President Hoover to be assistant attorney general Four Men Dead and Four Missing in Mine Explosion BEJCKLEtY W Va Jan 6 Four miners were killed and four others were unaccounted for today in an explosion in the Glen Rogers mine of the Raleigh Wyoming Coal Mining company The explosion oc curred in a section of the workings a mile and a half underground Rescue workers brot out four bodies and were digging thru falls of slate in search of the four men reported missing Officials of the mining company described the ex plosion as local in character The four bodies brot out were found in the first north entry The other four men were believed to have been working in the second north entry The mine is located in Wyoming county 30 miles from Beckley SOLON WILL FACE CRIMINAL ACTION Indiana Member of Congress Accused of Selling Postoffices WASHINGTON Jan 6 TVThe department of justice prepared to day to institute criminal action against the Indiana member of con gress charged by the postofflce de partment with accepting money from four postmasters to obtain ttieir appointments Justice officials declined to name the representative The postmasterships concerned all were in the district of Indiana now represented by Harry K Rowbottom who was defeated for reelection in November No formal action has yet been instituted A special prosecuting attorney jrobably will be sent from Waah ngton to conduct action in the case The four postmasters have been dismissed Every Day Intiugural Day in Some State of Union Many Old Names Roster of New Governors T1TASHINGTON Jan 6 most every day is inaugural da somewhere in tho United State during these first weeks of the year as governors in 33 states takn the oath of office as designated by their constitutions The advent of new administra tions in many states recalls the Jemocratic victories of the election in November with many democrats replacing republicans in state exe cutive offices Two names long prominent tn American politics are listed in the oster of new governors LaFoJIetro in Office Philip Fox LaFollette was inaug urated in Wisconsin yesterday Gov ernorLaFollette is the second son of the late Senator Robert M La Toilette and a brother of Young 3ob who now occupies his fathers seat in the senate Like the other LaFollettes he is a progressive He succeeded Walter J Kohler con servative republican Charles W Bryan brother of the William Jennings Bryan will be inducted into office as governor of Nebraska on Thursday He is jeing returned to an office he held rom 1923 to 1925 Governor Franklin D Roosevelt democrat was inaugurated for a econd derm in New York Jan 1 Youngest Governor Michigans new governor Wilbcr W Brucker republican took office Years day to become at 36 he youngest governor the state has lad in a century He favors an eco nomy program Arthur Seligman a Sante Fe banker and a democrat was inaug urated in New Mexico Jan 1 to ucceed Richard R Dillon a repub ican His program calls tax eduction and economy in state ad ministration Jamea Rolph Jr San Franciscos licturesque mayor for 19 years is worn in as governor of California oday He is a liberal in politics and a noted for the high top boots vhich he wears on all occasions College Professor Connecticut will have a college irofessor for her first democratic rovernor in 16 years when Wilbur Cross is inaugurated at Hartforl omorrow He plans to ask the gcn Tum lit 1ngo 8 Column lourt Denies Appeal in Bankers Life Case WASHINGTON Jan G upreme court has refused a earing of the appeal of members ot 10 Bankers Life company of Des iloines who protested the change rom a mutual assessment to an old me insurance firm Wilbur Declares Himself Opposed to Tariff on Oil WASHINGTON Jan 6 retary Wilbur today declared him self against a tariff on oil Such a tariff as proposed from time to time by some of the leading producers and recently by E B Reeser president of the American Petroleum institute would be of lit tle value to the small producer the secretary asserted The chief result he said woukl be that the big companies which now have many wells shut in and not in operation would open them up adding to the production Over production is the basic ill of the industry Imports Arc Negligible Besides this he added our Im ports of petroleum are negligible forming only about 10 per cent or the production Our exports account for 15 per cent of the total pro duction i OTie secretary who is chairman of the federal oil conservation board said in his opinion America should Import most of its oil and save its own supply for some future day In the future he asserted the country with the oil will dominate civilization In It will be centered he wealth America must conserve icr supply Would Solve Problems Utilization of oil fields if adopted several years ago he said woulr have solved many of the problems of the Industry Governors of the leading produc ng states have been called to meet n Washington Jan 15 by Governors Hollowny and Reed of Oklahoma and Kansas to seek relief for the ndtistry Governors of Texas Loti siana Arkansas Colorado Wyo ming New Mexico Montana and California have been invited Altho the oil conservation board ntends to assist the governors wherever possible Wilbur pointed nit it lacked power to take author tatlve steps He called attention to he action of the same governors at the Colorado Springs oil confer ence called by President Hoover In Tune 1320 in rciecting his proposal or an agreement between the states m strict enforcement of conscrva ion Bad Weather Fails to Deter Takeoff of Armada VTATAL Brazil Jan C The 1 advance guard of General Itak Balbos transAtlantic airplane fleet swooped down on Natal harbor at p m today p ni C S T completing tho flight from Bolamn West Africa in 17 houra 13 min utes The Black Squadron of four ships roared over the portat p m p m C S T and settled on the water Fifteen min uteslater two more planes were in and by the entire fleet of 32 with the exception of two ships one of which was forced dawn by en gine trouble off St Pauls Rocks swung at anchor while the people of Natal cheered wildly Undeterred by Weuuicr Undeterred by bud weather the planes took off one by one at V a m G M T S p m C S T i and in murky began the trip of more than 1000 miles to the northeastern tip uf South America An official com munique issued nt Rome shortly before noon said the fleet was pro needing without mishap The flight Is the longest and most difficult lapof a nearly 6000 v i Log of Balbo Flight By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Ttnio is Eastern Standard Dec Italy to Cartagenn Spain 750 Dec to Kenitra Morocco Reu Dec to Villa Cis neros West Africa 1000 Dec Cisneros to Bo lama Portuguese Guinea 938 Jan p m took for Na tal Brazil 1000 Jan p in six planes fly over island 125 miles from Brazil mainland Five others reported seen over island later Twelfth plane reported forced down at sea mile air journey begun with de parture of 11 Savoiu seaplanes from Orbetello Jtaly for Rio cle Janeiro Tlie flight may be continued to Buenos Aires which would maio the total trip around 7000 miles Ready to Aid Stationed between Bolama and Natal were 12 Italian cruisers ami Turn tn VJimin Btink Dividend Dcclnred SCHLESWIG Tan 6 Farmers State bank has declared a seminnnunl four percent dividend here The bank hna paid a total of 02 per cent to stockholders since D19 Des Moines Police in Search for Holdup Man DES MOINES Jan G Tuesday were seeking a bandit who robbed two employes of a loan com pany of in caah and an unde termined amount of checks Thu man masked late yesterday or dered L W Finn appraiser and Miss Greta Sheets stenographer to lie on the floor while he siezed the money IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy somewhat warmer in west portion Tuesday night Wednesday cloudy prob ably rain or snow in the west and extreme Nouth portions somewhat warmer in the south portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 24 Abovo Minimum In Night 20 Above At 8 A M Tuesday 22 Above   

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