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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 9, 1931, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas for the Home t If f MARION ER HIS MEM a ART OEPT OF IOWA DCS MOINES I A NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JAN 9 1931 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 80 BANK HOLDUP Y Tennessee Is Staff Nation Turns Eyes to Legislature at Nashville Senate May Ride F Loans on CASHIER WAKED By CHATOES P STEWAKT ASHING TON Jan 9 State legislative sessions u s u ally are defined as small potatoes in Washingtons lex icon but one con vened in Tennes see Jan 5 which is being observed attentively What it in volves is a de mand for explan ations concerning last Novembers failure in Nash ville of the bond and investment house of Cald well and company and affiliated concerns thruout Tennessee and ad joining states with liabilities ap proximating 40 millions As to as one of the affiliated in stitutions referred to the Bank of Tennessee Nashville the depository of three millions in state funds had cash on hand when it closed its doors This in particular is what certain legislators want to hear more about from Gov Henry H Horton Hints at impeachment probably do not mean much for the legislature is overwhelmingly the same poli tics governor Nevertheless Tam S I I ENDURANCE TEST FLIGHT NO LARK Girl Flyers Going Strong as they Sail Past 106 Hour Mark liOS ANGELES Jan 9 durance flying has proved no lark for Bobbie Trout and Edna May Cooper Nevertheless the girls and their plane the Lady Rolph named in honor of the first lady of Califpr liia showed no signs of weakening today as they passed the 106 hour mark at a m The weatner and a series of mis haps however caused Bobbie and Edna to lower their sightsWhen ther began the venture they had a trained on the 645 hour flight reuord set by Dale Jackson and Forest OBrine at night they reduced their goul to the 150 hour record of the Question Mark tijvo years ago Jury Recommends Life in Prison for Man Who V Hived His Wife Killed LOS ANGELES Jan 9 Emory Ellswhopaid 220 in dimes to have his divorced wife Mrs Merle Ells 22 slain as she slept beside their 18 months old son expressed relief today aa the jspecter of tha gallows faded and he faced impris onment for life Ells 26 year old dishwasher convicted of first degree murder last night by a jury that recommended life imprisonment CARAWAY SEEKS TO TACK BILL AS AMENDMENT LaFolIette Says Hoover Has Failed to Give Relief Jan 9 W disputed food loan proposal for drought stricken farm ers was introduced in the senate today by Senator Caraway demo crat Arkansas as aia amendment to the deficiency appropriation bill passed yesterday by the house The 560000000 drought loan bill remained pigeonholed in the house meanwhile due to failure of efforts to get a unanimous consent agree ment to send it to conference with the senate on the food amendment The administration opposes the pro posal Calling attention that the house has failed to act Caraway remarked in the senate Lets see if they will add this amendment to the defi ciency appropriation bill to the graveyard of buried hopes Charges FurIure Senator1 LaFolIette declared in the senate today that President Hoover and the republican leadership in Jo lutlstjultte unem ployment relief vy The Wisconsin republican an independent assailed the legislative program mapped out for the re mainder of the short session by the republican leaders Immediate at tention should be given to measures providing food and clothing for drought sufferers he said and either provide federal aid to cities to relieve unemployment or afford resources to Red Cross Congress like Nero is fiddling while Rome burns he shouted Plan Night Session Administration leaders in the sen ate went forward today with their intentions to meet with night ses sions the threatened jam of appro priation bills After three unsuccessful to obtain unanimous consent to senc the 5500000000 drought loan ap propriation bill to conference on the senates food loan amendment Chairman Wood of the Turn to Paue 2 Column 5 LINGLE SLAYER AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Emily is the Idnd that spends an hour doin bendin exercises an then fusses about pickin up after John SHOTTOBEATH Sits in Car of Friends to Get TVo Bullets From Rear Seat CHICAGO Jan 9 man partially identified as Pietro Porto a minor gangster of Detroit was shot twice in the back of the hea today as he settled back in the fron seat of an automobile Portos slayers leaped from the car as soon as they fired the bul lets One dropped his gun Porto had just left a barbe shop He walked out of the door recognized the driver of thecar an entered the front seat The automobile belonged to Pas quale Caruso business agent for th barbers union Nye Will Ask Senate i to Take Davis Sea WASHINGTON Jon 9 Chairman Nye of the senate cam paign funds committee said toda he would introduce a rcsolutioi probably next week asking unseat ing of Senator Davis republican Pennsylvania on account of cam paign expenditures Oklahoma House Asks for Farm Board Whea OKLAHOMA Jan 9 Con gress was memorialized in a reso lution adopted unanimously by th Oklahoma house of representative today to authorize the federal farn board to grind 100000000 bushel of wheat and distribute the flour t destitute men women and childrc thruout the nnfinn LEO BROTHERS Giimman Reported to Have Admitte Slaying of Lingle CHICAG6 Jan 9 to put Leo V Brothers St Loin jangster in the electric chair a he slayer of Alfred Lingle Trib ane reporter were pushed away had confessed the crime There was no official con irmation of these reports A definite announcement was made however by Charles R Rath Dun special assistant states attor ney and Patrick Roche chief inves Jgator for States Attorney John A Swanson that an immediate tria for Brothers will be asked by thi state adding that we are pre pared now Authorities said nini witnesses had identified Brothers a Lingles slayer HiglicrUps Are Sought The higherups in the case the men who hud the motive fo causing Lingle to be shot to death last June 9 as he walked thru a tunnel toward a suburban railroac station were being sought Rumor Tuhi to 2 Column GIRlACTS Cabaret Singer Formerly o Hampton Iowa Denies Killing SALT LAKE CITY Jan 9 Retraction of her alleged confessio that she killed Sam Frank Mem phis jewelry auctioneer stood toda as the latest development in th case of Jean Dayle 21 cabare singer formerly of Hampton Iowa awaiting trial here on charges o murder Miss Dayle denied that Phil J Guinin barber helped her escap from the auctioneers room aftt the slaying several weeks ago Guin in is charged with being an acce soryin tne robbery that precede the slaying Police said the former Iowa gi repeated that she drugged Franl intending to rob him but deme any connection with his death SI reaffirmed her original accoun that two men killed the auctionee while she was preparing to leav Miss Dayle said the men sluggc her and then robbed Frank of 5400 in diamonds She said she fled wlii the men were still in Franks roon MOUNT VERNON MYSTERY THOT NEAR SOLUTION Vlan Says Iowa Teacher Ended Life and He Buried Her ITAYNE Nebr Jan 9 mystery surrounding the dis appearance Nov 5 1926 of Miss rle Sizer a Mount Vernon Iowa school teacher may be solved soon county officers here believe Wallace A Andrew the officers said has announced that the school cacher in 1927 ended her life and hat he buried her in a shallow rave near here A search for the grave is expected to start Monday Sheriff Archie Stephens of Wayne county is bringing Andrew back from McAlester Okla where he re cently finished serving a peniten tiary sentence for the theft of eggs Escaped From Jail He is charged in Wayne with breaking jail stealing an auto mobile belonging to the late J H Hogan of Carroll Nebr and rob bing the Porter garage at Carroll Assistants of Sheriff Stephens said here today that he has a writ ten from Andrew con cerning Miss Sizers death OnSept 28 1927Andrew capedfrom jail at Wayne where he was serving a 60day sentence for chicken theft and walked to Car roll There he is alleged to have stolen the car and committed the robbery Girl Shot Herself He said in his statement that Miss Sizer was with him the night he escaped jail While traveling with her near Carroll und Pierce Nebr he asserted he stopped the car to examine it He was doing so when Miss Sizer shot herself he said Ho Turn to Tajjo 2 Column Filmland Aroused at Kidnaping and Robbery of Lita Grey Chaplin Gets Ready to Meet Underworld Challenge Markets at a Glance Blanks Thrown and Guns Really Loaded HOLLYWOOD Cal Jan 9 Filmland is girding itself for war BJank cartridges have been relaced ay real ones in weapons buckled on ay hitherto synthetic warriors as picture folk accept what they be lieve to be a challenge from the un derworld The warlike atmosphere prevail ing in this star spangled city is the result of the kidnaping and robbing in New York Wednesday night of Lita Grey Chaplin former wife of Charlie Chaplin Mrs Chaplin with her escort Georges Carpentier former heavy weight boxer and now an actor were kidnaped at the point of pistols and Mrs Chaplin was robbed of 514000 The action was regarded Jieretoday as a possible forerunner of future similar attempts on people of the films Other Attempts Made Robbery attempts made recently in Hollywood which resulted dis astrously for the wouldbe holdup men further strengthened the beliel of ilm folk that the attractive fielc offered by them to gunmen had been recognized by the underworld The chauffeurs of Janet Gaynor Edmund Lowe and Wlnfieid Shee tian film oxecutiytvhold permitsto carry arms while armed guards patrol the estates of Mary Pick ford and Douglas Fairbanks Gloria Swanson Harold Lloyd and many others prominent in picture making Guards Accompany Children Guards accompany the children of some film stars at all times Watch men protect the actors and theii estates Hollywood has taken on the complexion of an armed camp Thugs in recent robbery attempts on picture stars were bested when George OBrien portrayer of heman roles battered two men to the ground after disarming them anc turned them over to police while Walter Catlett former headline vaudeville monologist and musica comedy star now in pictures dis played some boxing skill in disarm ing and flooring a lone stickup man NEW YORK Stocks heavy list reacts after up turn in rails Bonds irregular German rally Curb irregular profit taking checks advance Foreign exchanges easy sterling sags Butter firm Cotton steady southern buying Sugar easy increased spot offer ings Coffee higher steady Brazilian markets CHICAGO Wheat steady bullish southwest advices foreign buying Corn easy larger country offer ings Cattle weak Hogs steady to lower Chicago Priest Braves Flames to Bring Holy Sacrament to Safety CHICAGO Jan 9 the warning of firemen Father Wil liam J Gorman fire department chaplain braved the flames that de stroyed St Maria Adolorata Cath olic church early today and saved the holy sacrament Zaro Agha Not Doing So Well Manager Is Behind NEW YORK Jan 9 of Zaro Agha the old Turk are in the red So far hes a total loss of 56000 He came here months ago from Constantinople to stimulate the in terest of science in bin longevity improve TurkoAmerican and pick a few shekels from tho golden bushes The news films made him pose specialists xrayed him and the public rubbered its without I admission That for a man whoso passport shows him to be 156 years old I am the man who has to pay the says Asin Redvan hid manager but I am charging it up to improved rola tions and forgetting it Agha is writing his memoirs but the book isnt coming along very fast says Redvan what with Agha taking time out for heavy meals and dashing off to the movies He ig crazy about pie and candy Ho will return to Turkey as soon as his writing is finished THREE MEN FAIL IN BANK HOLDUP Descriptions of Trio Scarce by Burglar Alarm Are Broadcast MILWAUKEE Wis Jan 9 men attempted to holdup the Columbia Savings bank at noon today but scurried from the building when a burglar alarm was sounded They escaped without obtaining anything Descriptions of the men wen broadcast to all squad cars over thi police radio system The Columbia bank was held up and robbed of 55400 on Oct 2J 1929 Two of the men entered th bank while the third remained a the wheel of the automobile parkec outside Just as themen producec their revolvers and one commanded Hands up the alarm sounded The men bolted from thebank jumped into the car and sped away Balbos Planes Will Start Their Flight to Bahia Saturda NATAL Brazil jan 9 cral Italo Balbos fleet of trans Atlantic airplanes swung at ancho iu the harbor here today while thei crews polished the ships in prepara tion for continuation of their fligh to Bahia on Saturday Originally they had intended start this stage of their journey to day but the leader decided to wa for the arrival of one of the ship which was forced down off th coast The plane is being towed t Fernando do Noronha Island 12 miles from here where it will b refueled joining the body of th fleet before the end of the day Conl Strilco Arbitration Falls CARDIFF Wales Jan 9 JP Negotiations looking to the settle ment of the great South coal strike collapsed this Wale afte RAILWAY WORKERS BACK ON JOB Fl Daring Bandit at Moville Makes His Escape With dicoeiltcd Ihota The return to work of some 00000 persons over the nation in the first few days of 1931 is offering u new ray at iiope lor the unemployed Hero aro worlcors put back on tlie job when tlio Chicago and North western railway rcmploycd 7000 shopmen at Chicago With Lindbergh Rites at Garner HAYFIBLD Jan body of Arthur C Brown World war pilot and intimate associale of Col Charles A Lindbergh in a flying cir cus in 1923 who met a tragic deatii near Marshall Texas when his plane crashed to the ground will be brot to Garner Saturday Pilot Brown was born on a farm fiv2 miles south of here and grew to manhood on this farm Funeral services will lie held al oclock Sunday afternoon at Garner in charge of the American Legion and the Masonic order Bur ial will be in the Garner cemelery The body will arrive here at 5 oclock Saturday morning accom panied by the widow of the pilot The wreckage of the plane in which Pilot Brown lost his life was scattered today in a clearing in a densely wooded area near Marshall Two others beside Pilot Brown were killed in the crash Tonrea With Lindbergh Pilot Brown who was a reserve captain in the U S army flying Turn to Inpo 2 Column M Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Jan get a farmer who is hollering for food mixed up with a Red who is hollering for devilment T hursday mornings had some pretty bright news in it It wasnt anybodys pre diction It was that over 100 000 men had just been put to work Thats not 5000000 but its a start An awful lot of new governors froing to be sworn in this week and next Now if we can jusc keep em from wanting to go to the senate they are liable to mako good men Youra WILL Turkey Gets Upset About Old Maids UTOVILLE Jan 0 D F Wil 1 kins cashier of the First Trust and Savings bank was roused out if bed this morning by a bandit who forced him to go to the banlc and open the safe The bandit es caped with after forcing Wil cins to accompany him for several miles Wilkins who reported the rob bery about 9 a m alter he said ha was liberated by the bandit between Lawton and Sioux City aicl the bandit entered thcir homo about midnight Ho woke Wilkius and his wife ordered them to make no out cry and Wilkins to dress quickly Ksinuit 15mlei Wiie While Wilkins wai dressing the bandit bound Mrs Wilkins He thca carried her to the basement lock ing the doors as he loft Wilkins said the ViuiuliL Unni down and vaitotl the dawn About 8 a in he ordered Wil kins tp enter the bandit CLvr a Chevrolet coach hun been parked before the housa He drove to the bank where VVil kinn said the bandit held i revolver at his temple while he twirled the dial of the snfe Wilkins said tlia banJit appar ently knew the mechanism of the bank jjUiclrit leni attached to the safe Wllkina said released iUcIf nt 8 a m and the bandit appeared to Know that a quick alarm would be spread un less lie waited until after that hour SiLiriihtK Carefully Wllkinn aaid the bandit searched the saCo carefully before he ordered Wilkins again to enter bis automo bile Ho drove rapidly on the road to Sioux City releasing the cashier Turn In Iahn Z Culuinti en IIT LLtu AI ANGORA Turkey Jan 9 A great decrease in the number marriages has been agitating Tur key Salih Bey deputy in the grand national assembly has expressed iis opinion that plural marriages should again be allowed in behalf of the thousands and thousands oC Turkish women who have failed to ind husbands since the onewife aw went into effect A bachelors society to end bach elordom has been formed by the new Turks of Istabul It will in uigurate proceedings with a geL ogether ball for unrrfarried men and women It is hoped that ac quaintanceships thus formed may cad to weddings Members of the society will give lectures and write for the papers on the advantages of wedlock The society will spread propaganda against the present first generation of the Turkish bachelorgirls Replyingto Saiih Bey the denn of Turkish doctorsBessim Omer Pasha argues not only agninst polygamy but against any encour agement of marriages during the present economic crisis He con demns the newly formed society arguing that all present efforts should be devoted to saving the children of couples already married Fourth Man Critically Hurt When Plane Is Forced to Land MIAMI Flu Jan 9 men tentatively idenlifietl by air meet officials as James Riddel 23 Bob Smalley and Harry A Ware all of Chicago were killed instantly and an unidentified man was criti cally injured in nn airplane accident at the AllAmctican air meet here today The radio operator reported a black monocoupc plann rounded tue pylon at high stiead with Hie motor missing and that it nmdo a foiced landing 70 feet from the pylon in south ground The operators report of the forced landing corrected an earlier report that the accident was a col Six Men Get From Baltimore Bank BALTIMORE Jan 9 men armed with pistols and an auto matic gun held employes of the Commercial Savings bank on North avenue at bay today seized caah es timatcd to total and fled in an automobile Evanston Police Will Fingerprint Husbands EVANSTON 111 Jan 9 Tired of having nothing but their wives descriptions to go on Evans ton police have decided that from now on they are going to take fin gerprints of erring husbands who leavo liome Heretofore such data has been kept only for hardened IOWA WEATHER Fair Friday Saturday increasing cloudiness not much change in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 84 Aliovo Minimum in Niglit 17 Ahnro At 8 A l Friday 18 Above Temperature extremes for the first nine days in January have been 14 on the upper side and 17 on the minimum side A nearby editor is referring to this as the banana belt in the hope presumably that Florida and California newspapers will take notice the claim Ha isnt so far from the truth this year In fact its a good the weather changes mm i runt is or I A   

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