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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 8, 1931, Mason City, Iowa                                Etiitedffdr the Home tutoN E R HIS MEM ART DEPT Or IOWA ora MO i NES i A PWE3 CENTS PER COPY THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AIX NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS i A UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 79 Strong Saps Federal Reserve Policy Is ii v 9y CHARLES f STEWART ASHINGTON Jan 8 A f ederaijJSeserve policy i rather to theinr of specu lators than to stabllizaton of dorses buy ing power is Con gressman James Strongs ex pvlanat 1 o B Inlargre part of Americas Jast 15 iuonths cess trouble As ranking re publican her of the house of representa tives currency com mittee and a recognized authority on fiscal questions the Kansan Ipjojcs f orwart i somewhat cynically to the investigation due to beginin midJanuary under Sen ator CarterGlass chairmanship into Ihewarkirig of the federal re serve system with a view to fixing responsibility far recent bank fail uresand perhaps alsoleading into Me field of the systems relation to stock market activities V Clearijf it the S tate dpinWn that he al ina position pretty defin to accountfor most pftheex 4qUng difficulties the Gltss iinveati to probe without thene further inquiry ry Will Ask for Night POWER GROUP IS biisicyprinciples S T R O N G in terms of apes not profess familiarity with causes of small STILL BIG ISSUE IN SENATE WAR President Expected to Refiise to Return Names TITASHINGTON Jan 8 cernedover the failure of leg islation toget goingin the senate Senator MeNary the assistant re publican lekder prepared today to ask for night sessions of the seri ate beginning next Monday and ex tending thru the month for three days a week While the senate still talked ahout power commission nominar tions the house today again placed asidethe drought loan appropria tion biii As yesterday and day before an effort was made to send the meas ure to conference on the senates amendment for food loans and was blocked thru the ob collapses in particular Ject011 of Representative LaGuar tioas dla republicanNew York The n area where Such house bill made no provision a numerouslately for food loans Parker Defends H6over j Thisdone the house heard avlg Chalrmtiii of its interstate Cbmmerce committee was the de ender The senatecontinued discussing the motion of Senator Walsh demp Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Jan senate passed a bill ap propriating for food but the house of representative s up to today had not approv ed it They said no They seem to think that its a bad pre cedent ap propriate mon ey for food Its too much like the They think it would encourage hun ger The way things look hunger dont need much encouragement just coming around natur ally Yours WILL Lita Chaplin and Georges Carpentier Are Kidnaped Former Wife of Film Comedian Robbed farmer who Tipton Vigilante Slayer Begins to Serve Life Term TIPTON Jan 8 imn prlspnment began today for Wain S Kile 20 of Canton Ohio sen tenced hy Judge John T Moffitt ipn in the slaying of Sent Off petto IMPERIAL Jan 8 Two yoiing women who hayeibeen for nearly rour days in a cabin monoplane soaredpyer here today waiting for ajbreakrin the weather to return to Los Angeles where r they started their flight to break the world en Durance refueling record sooner Bobbie Trout and Edna May Cooper get back to Los Angeles the lighter their hearts will be Theyiwere forced to fry here e yerda when a severe storm hit Los Angeles If they are forced to land here their flight which at 9 ISO av m hadVseta womens sus tained flight record of 91 hours will haveheen invain To claim arecord heymust land where they started imperiar valley brat rather murkyweather but it was far better prevailingover where heavy clouds intermittently showed rain Despite this theflyers hoped to return to LosAngeles later in the day IowaBridge to Be Built Jan s Representative Gilbert N Haugen republican of the fourth Iowa dis trict has announced a bill asking a three year extension fromMarch 10 the time for construction of a bridge over the near Lansing ibwa w NET ByJlohert QuilJen v Its a Jews harp that Cousin Hiragi playa an I admit I was wrong I reckon it was the way he sprayed thru it that made me think it was called a juice harp crat Montana whlch would hijye the senatereconsider the confirma tions pfChalrman Smith and Com misaiotrera Garsaud and Draperof the power commission Friends of the chief executive said certain Mr Hoover decline to return the nomina the Walshmotion was ap proved A vote was expected be fore nightfall Resolution Introduced A resolution to appropriate 000000 to be distributed by the American Red Cross for farm and unemployment relief was introduced by LaGuardia would authorize Sec to deliver to the Red Cross 3000p00u for the purchase of food to be distributed to farmera and theunemployed in cities who in the judgment of the said Red Cross are in need 01 such LaGuardiasaid off the floor that if this sum were appropriated ha would withdraw hia objection to sending the drought re lief appropriation to conference Stobbs Bill Passed Abillto authorize the farm board to deliver to the i Red Cross wheat needed to relieve hunger among the unemployed was introduced todav by Representative Fisb The New Yorkers measure would direct the board to turn over wheat held in storage upon order of the Red Cross The Stobbs bill to modify the Jones dry law was passed when the house agreed to minor senate amendments It now goes to the president The measure has the approval of theWickershamcommigsion and At torney General Mitchell It seta up a category of minor offenses involv ing less than one gallon of liquor Deficiency Bill Passes Telegrams from Arkansas relief workers saying government aid for drought stricken farmers to chargea of first degree murder two witnesses HiYackey state agent of Jewels NEW YORK Jan 8 kidnaping of Lita Grey Chaplin and Georges Carpentier as they left a theter puzzled the police today Mrs Chaplin said she was robbed of money andjewels Mrs Chaplin former wife ot Charles Chaplin and the one time heavyweight champipn of Europe told the police they were imprisoned in her limousine by four armecJ men driven more than a mileand dumped Out last night Mrs Chap lin said she lost 514000 in jewelry As related by detectives Carpen tier met the actress at a Bronx playhouse at the close of her ap pearance and they entered her car in a dark alley near the stage door Two men appearing out of thu gloom pressed revolvers against the chauffeur Albert Frank as he stood beside the car and two more cowed the occupants of the toji neau Frank then was forced inside ana one of the holdup men drove away rapidly During the ride Mrs Chaplinsaid the men topk her jewelry and 15 in money Carpentier said he had 530 in cash but this was cot taken The victims were erdered into the street near an unlighted corner and theirassailants sped away in the stolen car Mrs Chaplin aad topk tiudcabto their and Robert Moore was kidnaped and aiiu forced to drive Kile and two com panioiis into Illinois offered testi mony before the sentence was uro uounced J Yackey related how he had traced xpie and Roy and Jack Mercer sons of awealthy Philadelphian thru la east and finally arrested Kile in his Cantonhome Moore testified thai during the day and night the trio who were fleeing from a 15 drug store holdup in Davenport forcei him to drive them thru lonely Iowa roads and that it was Jack Merce who held a gun pointed at him Kile on the stand repudiated a confession he allegedly made that lie was the one who fired the shots that cost Sproats life after Sproat attemPted to stop the trios car The Mercers have not been report Six hours later the automobilewas re police three blocks the occupants were covered by from where forcedout hended LINGLE SLAYING IS THOT SOLVED Arrested St Louis Gangster Identified by Several Witnesses FORMER LOVER THOTSTRANGLER Police Seek Man They Be lieve Killed Woman Be cause of Jealousy CHICAGO Jan 8 were today seeking William Moore a former lover as the slayer of Mrs Jana Stevens formerly of Kansas City who was found strangled in bed in her rifled apartment Moore police theorize learned of Mrs Stevens intended marriage to GeorgeNielson a foreman of the Letz Manufacturing company Crown Point Ind and angered Pope Affirms Ancient Code of Marriage Birth Control Trial Marriage Condemned in Encyclical VATICAN CITY Jan 8 U Complainant Withdraws Petition After Writ Is Denied JUDGE CLARENCE NICHOLS of J Vinton at the conclusion of the hearing Thursday afternoon denied the temporary writ sought by A H Cummings to enjoin the Cerro Gor do county board of supervisors from allowing claims to Sheriff G E Cress for criminal investigation Immediately after the judge an nounced he would deny the tempo rary writ Mr Cummings stated he would withdraw his petition for the temporary injunction and in that manner the disposal of the present case was entered on the docket The judge set the hearing of the case on its merits for March 9 on agreement with both parties He stated that this method of disposing of the temporary writ in no way foreclosed the main case In fact the judge expressed himself as ad mitting there was some question aa to whether the sheriff had author ity to go out on investigations whenever he chose and receive his expenses QUITS FARM BOARD tho news entered and strangled her room an a blind Nielspn who was held today un til the inquest revealed that he in Mrs Stevens tended to March 17 needed there wire read in the sen Tom lo PBRO 4 Column Jan 8 fTA solu F of i the murde of Alfred E Lingle Chicago Tri mine reporter has been reached authorities claimed today with th arrest of Leo Brothers a St Loui gangster who was identified by sev eral witnesses they said as the man who shot and killed Lingle last Jun saidwa LEAPS TO DEATH Jay CottreH Jumps From Bridge Pier Into Kaw River Kansas LAWRENCE Kans Jan 8 A man tentatively Identified as Jav about 30 jumped a bridge pier into the Kaw river here today He died a few moments after he wag rescued unconscious by a on n dam beneath tho bridge On his person was found a note which said tell mother and sis South Fiftieth Omaha He was be lieved to have come here from Charles City Iowa Brothers It was revealed by Pat rick Roche chief investigator for the state attorneys office was ar rested by three detectives last Dec u in a Chicago apartment after he had been trailed to 12 different cities He was known in Chicago as Louis Buster Bader He denild he f but Roche said that he was wanted in St Louis for the slaying of John de Blasi a service car driver This man will sit in the electric chair for the murder of Alfred E Lingle Roche told newspapermen stake my official reputation on that If he is not the killer then Lingle is still alive Reason Is Not Given Neither Roche or States Attor ney John A Swanson however Turn In 1auo t folnmn Vessels Stranded in British Ports by Fog LONDON Jan 8 One hun dred ships from all ports of the world were held in British ports today by a heavy fog i The Ausonia which should have landed New York passengers at Liverpool Tuesday tried again yes Tfrnnir Vtut irm n Brookhart Would Halt All Rail Mergers But Coast to Coast Lines WASHINGTON Jan 8 troducing a bill to prevent all rail road mergers except from coast to coast Senator Brookhart republi can Iowa characterized the pro posed eastern rail consolidation into four trunk lines a gigantic stock jobbing merger He also proposed a bill to author ize the interstate commerce com mission to buy a coast to coast rail road to operate in competition with private lines Markets at a x Glance from terday but was mitaide jiivvcu LLF wru compelled to anchor NEW YORK Stocks irregular sugars rise on restrictions agreement Bonds firm sugar bonds rally Curb irregular leaders fluctuate narrowly Foreign exchanges easy French ranc weak Biitter firm Cotton easy lower cables and lo al selling Sugar higher favorable Euro ean advices Coffee higher firm Brazilian CHICAGO Wheat easy forecast beneficial rain Kansas Corn easy favorable wenther atcadv hofis weak ant Birth control trial marriage an divorce were scathing coudemne today in an encyclical of Pope PIi XI reaffirming the Catholic doc trine of the sanctity of matrimony the apartment was fir3t sucn expression o and rifled the the Holv See on the theme in 5 years The encyclical containing1600 words drew upon the full source of ecclesiastical authority for it precepts which mandatory on th the pontiff said he hope to see accepted by all men He expressed himself as follows Branded With Guilt BIRTH prac ticing birth contrpl the pontiff des cribes as branded with the guil of a grave crime Abortion ii termed murder age old Catholic doctrine of the indissolubility o marriage for any reason whatso evefis reaffirmed COMPANIONATE MARRIAGE Experimental marriage of any sort the pontiff utterly condemns sacred perma nent character is reaffirmed by the holy father who lists its blessings as children conjugal fidelity and honorable obedience to matrimonial obligations Owes Obedience MODERN owes obedience to her husband but not at the sacrifice of dignity or to the point of obeying unreasonable re quests SEX Vatican condemns exaggerated physiologi cal education altho maintaining that the banis of happy or unhappy married life laid in preparation dur ing youth for matrimony human agency has the right the pontiff declares to imppir or destroy the generative function of the body He advised however that persons to whom sterilization would be applic able not be married Stratford Youth Loses Auto to Two Passenpers FORT DODGE Jan 8 Wayne Carlson 9 Stratford gar age employe was held up and robbed today of a now oar by two who Ilirctl mm drive I The Judge held there was np im mediate reason for issuing a tempo rary writ inasmuch as no emerg ency existed and that a temporary njunction would inconvenience the ounty officers Trial of the case took place in the istrict courtroom Wednesday after ioon and Thursday In that time the utles and powers of the sheriff wore widely discussed and investigated dost of the laws passed on the sub ect by the Iowa legislature were The trial proceeded on a more lan ordinary informal baais Hu nor was injected occasionally by be judge as well as by the attor eys Mr Cummings however trived to maintain his suit on a erious plane and by anecdote and atitude at times called attention to the seriousness of the duty of handlingof public funds Testimony was taken Wednesday afternoon following which Mr Cummings made his opening argu ment R F Clough and County At torney Roe Thompson made the arguments for the defendants Thursday morning Makes Closing Arguments Mr Cummings made the closing argumen t for the complainant Thursday afternoon attacking fur ther the sheriffs expense account for criminal investigation stating it contained expenses for other pur poses among them an item for a school of instruction at Des Moines for I should like to know under what rule that item can be dignified into becoming criminal investigation asked Mr Cummings I didnt suppose the sheriffs needed investigation but I have heard of county officers conven tions which could well have some criminal investigation said tho judge laughing Starts Argument In opening his argument as the irial ot the case was resumed Thursday morning Mr Cummings stated it had been his practice for years to investigate various reports made by comity officers and that n his investigation of a report of Sheriff Cress he was surprised to md the item of expense totalling 1377715 under the charge of liv ries inasmuch as there was no le gal provision under the statute for uch items of expense He commented at length on the act that the sheriff testified Wecl estlay that nltho presenting re cipts from Pauline J Cress for the se of her automobiles no actual money was turned over to Mrs ress I cannot see why the sheriff hould be allowed to receive publir noney on false receipts Mr Cum ings added The sheriff admitted Turn to FnKn 1 dilnmn Is Spcnlter on Taxation WHITTIER Jan 8 enator C L Rigby of Stanwood as here today to address the open ig session of the Linn county armera institute lie was sched led for a speech outlining the re Iy i Chris L Christcnscn of Min den Nclr secretary of the federal farm borird has re signed to become deun oC the college of agriculture and di rector of tho agricultural ex periment stationiit the Univer sity of Wisconsin 0 The story in entirely without foundation at least as far as I am concernec This messagc was received by th GlobsGazette Thursday noon fron Col Hanford MacNider U S mill inter to Canada in answer to t query directed to him concerninr a rumor printed by a morning news paper that he would resign as U S minister to Canada early next summer and devote hia time to cam paigning for President Hoovers re iiommation and reelection When the Mason City man ac cepted the Canadian appointment it was understood among his that he regarded the appointment as a special mission assumed that when North Iowa Aviator Among 3 v Victims in Fall OAYFIELD wreofc age of an airplane which bora A MB mei1 to deatli includin Arthur C Brown pilot who onoa lived five miles southeast of here was scattered today in a clearing ia n densely wooded area near Alar ahall Tex Word of the tragedy was received here by Milo Brown fatho of the pilot victim Arthur Brown who was the old est son in the Brown family was bora on the farm near here and grew to manhond in this vicinity HO had been a successful aviator for almost 13 years He was at one time mail pilot out of Chicago and was considered a cnntious pilot The body will be brot to Garner tor interment Funeral services Have not been arranged Mr Brown who waa married several years ngd it fat Louis is survived bv his widow his parents two brothers an aged grandfather here Investigation Is Hampered Investigation of the airplane crash has been hampered by tortuous roads near where the crat occurred The plane fell in a w vid eight miles west of V negotiation looking to the completion ot tho St Lawrence waterway were sealed the colonel would return to liis home and business interests in Mason City The best opinion available is that this task couid not possibly bo com pleted by early summer acquainted with Colonel MacNiders methods are inclined to believe that when his plans for leav ing his present post aro formulated they will be released to the public in definite form and that newspa pers will not be reauircd to rev on unsubstantiated rumor Hart and Maciaren Postpone Flight to Azores for Another Day HAMILTON Bemuda Jan S T original inten tion to hop off immediately for1 the zorcs on the second stretch of their projected flight to Paris Mrs Beryl Hart nnd Lieut William Mac Laren who flew here yesterday in Uie monoplane Triclewinci said they would remain in Bermuda overnight until repairs can be completed on the ships oil feed line Weather conditions were unfavor able for flyijiff nnd tlie visitors accepted an invitation o an official reception this afternoon by AcLinir Governor Evans Norman Black 65 Publisher of Fargo Newspaper Is Dead FARGO N Dak Jrn 8 Norman B Black 05 publisher ol the Dargo Forum since 1017 suddenly at his home here carlv today Mr BJack had been in newspaper work for nearly half a century growing up as ho often iliem never i the terdaythe second fatal ccMeiit in a week in the forests of east Mr Brown pilot Errett WIl f New Orleans qoptlot and itobert Wilson 16 year old New Or leans student who wan returning Crom his home in Fort Worth were M victims The bodies thrown tnc wreckage were brot to Believed Out of Gas Two Negro farmers told Marshail officers the motor of the Now Or gansbound plllne sputtered before the crash as if it was short of gasoline T1c Paile was flyingthe Wetlcll Willtams passenger line betwecu Dallas and New Orleans Brown was widely known In the south as a pilpt He formerly flew planes for the Davis Air Lines be tween Atlanta Ga and Birming ham Ala Williams participated in Atlanta and Miami air races Kansas City Police Guard Against Riot KANSAS CITY Jan8 lice armed with riot guns and gas ombs maintained an allnight vhrll it an apartment house here follow ing demonstrations arising from a community protest against the renting of quarters to Negroes IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Thursday night nni Friday somowhiit colder in oxtrcmo northeast portion Thursday night LOCAL STATISTICS GIobeGuMlte weather figures for 24 hour period endingat 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 32 Minimum in Nicht ao Ahovo At 8 A m Thursday 20 Above The constancy of temperature noted in Wednesdays comments on the contemporary weather offerings continued Thursday In fact the temperature extremes for the 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Ituirmliy morning were exactly the same as those of the previous maximum 22 and minimum 20 For the past four nihU the lowest reading has been 20 The three ceding night minimums were IS 21 and 2J The clay maximums since the first of the year have been 30 31 34 24 32 and 32 Thats re January weather have no oersonal   

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