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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 26, 1931, Mason City, Iowa                                m North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home i L c ft i i c M ft A a T OK IOWA C S MO IKES I A THK NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALt NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JAN 26 1931 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 94 if LAW GROUP QUIZ BILL FAILS I Speedy Work Necessary Congress Thot Like ly to Need Extra Session SI I By CHARLES P J5TEWART ASHINGTON Jan 26 Except by adopt ing unusual means of rush ing it is practically Impossible nov for congress tt complete its ab solutely neces sary w o r k by the date on which the pres ent body of law makers must ad journ March 4 at noon ac cording to the calendar whicL is to say at the end of the legislative day referred tc aa March 3 as congressional reckoned If any of this work remains un done then President Hoover will have to call an extra session to be gin about the middle of May at toe latest Once called it may last all summer and fall Perhaps however the legislators will do something abnormal to fin ish their task after a fashion just short of the deadline Steered by the president Uncle Sams government could run almost indefinitely under its own momen tum with no congressional help whatever but for one Only congress can vote the money to pay its bills This is the essential workwhicn it remains for the solons on Capito Hill to attend to before quitting army the navy the depart McDonald Asks British Support of Indian Plans the federal court all thu remainder of the government ma provided for up to and including June 30 On July 1 a new fiscal year starts From then on not a cent vill be available unless congress has appropriated it in the meantime There is a hullabaloo concerning 1 these financial allowances bien irt the game It doesnt occur every year be cause it is only on alternate years that congress is bound to adjourn on a fixed date but whenever its ad journment schedule is arbitrarily S Column 3K SAYS CONTINUED REVOLT SURE TO ALTERNATIVE Mahatma Gandhi Freed and Put on Train to Bombay T ONDON Jan 26 lj Ramsay MacDonald warned the house of commons today that unless Great Britain is willing to continue peaceful negotiations for the settle ment of the Indian problem British soldiers must be prepared to subdua by fire not only the Indian masses but also the spirit of the times Mr MacDonald said that by a policy of depression Great Britain would obtain neither credit nor suc cess A great proportion of the masses he said were women and children and the task would develop into one of repression of the entire Indian population Spectacle of Failure If we are prepared he said to stage for the whole world the fail ure of our political genius and at the same time provide a spectacle which will bring our name and fame very low indeed then refuse to al low us to go on But if on the other hand you want to bind India to you with bonds sst confidence and make her happy within your empire and com monwealth naem 7J3tJiCy in gratitudeandjfreerldm fnni to wM BANDITS HOLD UP GAMBLING HOUSE Officers Seize in Anti Gambling Raid on Miami Beach MIAMI Fla Jan 26 a bandit raid on an asserted gambling house engaged police here today authorities across Biscayne BayHn Miami Beach went into city court to tell about seizing in an official antigambling raid there A belated story of the raid here was pieced together by police after receiving their first information from a newsboy He said he was selling papers in the house at 3 a m yesterday when two bandits en tered and ordered about 80 patrons to staucl against the walls while the gaming tables were cleared of money No money was taken from the guests Over in Miami Beach a 500 cash bond was on file to require the ap pearance in city court of Fred Au beck who police said was the pro prietor of the exclusive Palm Island club the first object of an anti gambling campaign indorsed by wealthy bead residents Four roulet tables and a truck load of other furniture were seized but none of the guests was detained The club is near the estate of Scar faco Al Capone then accept the hasbeen done at the round table conference and instruct the government to pro ceed with it to a complete conclu sion GANDHI RELEASED POONA India Jan 26 hatma Gandhi frail 61 year old leader of the Indian nationalists was released from prison tonight shortly after 11 oclock Gandhi was taken out the back way secretly bundled into a closed automobile with drawn curtains Turn lo 6 Column AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I hope none o these tat tlers an talebearers get to the now preacher before 1 get a chance to tell him the straight o things Turner Request for Probe at U Moves Forward DES MOINES Jan 2G ernor Turners request for an in vestigation the University o Iowa moved forward another step today when it was referred to the house committee on educational in atitutions The request was receivec last Saturday The committee was to meet thi afternoon to consider the request It was expected that a joint resolu tion calling for the appointment o a special investigating committei would be offered Tuesday by tin committee The house rules committee rec cmmended that authority be given the speaker to appoint a steerinj committee and a sifting committee The recommendation was placed on file Representative J N Hayes of Du buque introduced a bill providin for biennial instead of annual civi service examinations in cities Under a bill by Representative C O Helgason of Emmett county un successful candidates in house elec tion contests would be required t pay their own expenses in such con tests The house adjourned until 10 a m Tuesday after a half hour sea sion While the senate was not t fio into session until 2 p m today Committee hearings were to occup he attention of the house member during the afternoon Roy Browder Sought as One of Swindlers of Mrs Blacklidge CHICAGO Jan 26 o Detectives John Norton who ha been investigating the faro swin die in which Mrs Myrtle Tarfne Blacklidge lost 550000 of borrowr money announced today that Ro Browder alias Roy Burris a wel known police character was coin sought as one of the three swin dlers AWYERS MAKE PLEAS IN HOLUB DAMAGE ACTION Judge Clark Overrules Moteprv f orDirected Verdict THE case of James H Holub vs Dr Don HtzGerald asking al eged damages totaling for njuries received in an automobile crash on North Carolina avenue aat spring is expected to be sub nitted to the jury Monday after noon The submission of the casa will follow several hours of argument by the attorneys Arthur Feeney plaintiff attorney opened the pleas o the jury Monday morning He was followed by Harvey J Bryant who represented the defendant while Earl Smith for the plaintiff closed the arguments C C Putnam Des Moines one of the defense at torneys did not apepar in the case Monday Following the arguments Judge Joseph J Clark will read his in structions to the jury which will then begin its At the opening of court Monday morning Judge Clark overruled the motion of the defendant mado at the conclusion of all the evidence asking that a directed verdict be jiven the defendant BONUS PAYMENT WOULD COST 3 BILLIONSNINES Legislation Indorsed by Legion Executive Group IITASHINGTON Jan 26 V Without making any recom mendations Veterans Administra tor Hines told the senate finance committee today immediate cash re demption of the face value of vet erans adjusted service certificates would cost This would in effect increase the size of the soldiers bonus by 670000000 He said immediate cash redemption of the certificates on the basis of their present value would cost 51707507000 Called as Witness Called as the first witness as the committee opened hearings on leg islation approved by the nationa executive committee of the Amer ican Legion yesterday providing for cash redemption of the certifi cates Hines testified the govern ments loans on the basis of the bonus certificates have jumped dur ing the current month far in exces of any previous month Whereas loans have been pre viously made at the rate of from to 57000000 a month Hines said they are running at th Tate of 1000000 a day this month and so far total 517000000 I am not in a poistion to recom mend anything now but I wil later he said He probably wi testify also at the hearings on th many proposals for cash paymen which will start before the hous ways and means committee Thursday Would Be Saving Hines testified immediate redemp tion of all the certificates woul save the government about 000 a year from now to 1945 in administrative costs and abou in the difference be tween full payment and part pay mcnt of the additional 25 per cen credit on each certificate provide in the original act He was not prepared to estimat the cost of the bill introduced b Senator Vandenberg republican Michigan proposing to allow eac veteran to borrow 50 per cent c the face value of his certificate bu said it would allow average loans o about AUSTIN Tex Jan The iVickersham report has divided par ies and individuals into the follow classifications The rctainiats thats the one that wants to retain he amendment and the liquor that goes with it The hose are the ones that want the amendment abolished and retain the iquor Then there is the approprialion sts They want some money ap propriated whether its abolished or Then there is the state riters They want their state to landle the revenue that comes from iquor under the present plan or under any proposed plan Then the big majority belong to the willing to be convinced as soon as they see how the people wil vote plan Kind of got Mr Hoover hanging on the fringes of that roup Yours Markets at a Glance WILL ROGERS Ff SENTENCE WILL WAIT FOR DAISY TO ASK RETRIAL lara Writes to District Attorney to Plead for Mercy lilt a NEW YORK upturn in rails pre cipitates short covering Pan American 6s rally 15 points narrow trading range prevails Foreign Ster ling advances steady poor trade demand CHICAGO bullish visible sup ply and firm cables increased visible supply and east cash markets to higher Two Youths Killed in Accident With Bobsled WINTERSBT Jan 26 second victim of a bobsled accident Jan 19 Russell Crowe 16 died yes terday Raymond Braden 16 wa3 killed in the accident The youths were riding on a sled attached to a automobile when they were struck by another machine Extra Guards Maintained to Protect Negroes Held BUCYRUS Jan 26 guards were maintained today itt the Crawford county jail where two Negro brothers vere held for the slaying of Sheriff George Daven port Friday night but fears of mob violence had abated ROBBERS ENTER COUNTY OFFICE State Officials on Way to Investigate Robbery at Cresco CRESCO Jan author ities were on their way here today to check up the breaking and enter ing of the county treasurers office Sunday night or early Monday morning How much money was taken from the vault and safe which were broken into was not stated by County Treasurer Bertha Parchaman She refused to give fur ther details concerning the robbery U S Farms Livestock Worth WASHINGTON Jan 26 Livestock on farms of the United States Jan 1 was valued by the United States department of agri culture today in its annual survey at compared with 55887964 a year ago and 006000 two years ago Algona Farmer Kidnaped by Two Is Back Home ALGONA Jan f erin nothing aside from having passe thru an embarrassing experience Everett Richardson 26 farm hand on the Ralph Morgan farm south west of here was today about his work as usual altho he narrated an adventure of being boldly kidnaped and taken to Minneapolis Two men forced him to make the trip at the point of their revolvers What puzzled Rlcliardson was that nothing was taken from him and that he was permitted to drive his car home Evidently the only ob jective of his assailants was a ride to Minneapolis Others Enter Auto Richardson came to Algona about 10 oclock Saturday morning to ob tain medicine for his two children who were ill He returned to his car about oclock It was parked in near the European hotel After he was in the machine one man climb ed in after him and sat in the front seat and another took a seat in the rear Using pistols they ordered him to drive to Titonka Buffalo Center Albert Lea with Minneapolis as the destination The two menmade Richardson buy gasoline but re fused to let him telephone his wife who was home with the two sick children One of the men did agree however to mail a card for him to his father W A Richardson la Lost in RettiAilng After arriving in Minneapolis the two men got out of the car in an outlying district and advised Rich ardson to drive for home He be came lost on the return trip but succeeded in reaching his fathers cousin Walter Pwichardson at El more Minn He arrived in Algona at 3 oclock Sunday afternoon Richardsons car was badly dam aged by the trip The kidnapers would not let him remove the paste board in the radiator and the motor became quite hot They berated him many times on the trip he said Richardson said the men were about 27 years of age both well dressed and about 5 feet 10 inches in height They wore dark blue over coats and light suits One had light hair and a wrist watch They called each other Ed and Jim OS ANGELES Jan 26 Sentencing of Daisy De Voe for he alleged theft of 825 from Clara Sow was postponed today until next onday by Judge William Doran ivhen defense counsel made a mo ion for a new trial and asked a de ay to permit preparation of argu nents A letter was received by District Attorney Huron Fitts this morning Jrom Clara expressing the actress lope that mercy will be shown to Daisy De Voe It read My dear Mr Fitts I am not sure to whom this letter should be addressed or whether it is even troper under the circumstances to even write it but I find myself un able to avoid letting you know that it is my hope that mercy will be shown to Daisy De Voe The fact is that I never would have called this matter to your at tention in the first place if Daisy De Voe had not threatened to black mail me and I had no other way to protect myself except to come to your office and follow your advice it ia right for you to do so I wish you would tell the judge about this letter Sincerely yours Clara Bow The letter was written Jan 25 The reference to the alleged at empt of blackmail referred to Miss Bows charge that Miss De Voe had attempted to collect 5125000 from ler for the return of her love let ers COMMITS SUICIDE Edxvard I TMxvards former governor of New Jersey who committed suicide Monday Hughes Is Rally Speaker MT PLEASANT Jan op Edwin Holt Hughes of Chicago will be the principal speaker at the big educational rally to be held Fri day Feb 6 for the formal launch ing of the Iowa Wesleyan collegi campaign of completion Harold Lloyd Jr Just Arrived Incubator Baby HOLLYWOOD Cal Jan 26 Harold Lloyd Jr arrived here last night The stork brot him Harold Jr was placed in an in cubator and Dr John Vruwink at tending physician said lie would live Mrs Lloyd formerly Mildred Davis film actress was reported doing well The screen comedian appeared at the hospital shortly after his son was born bearing a string of beads inscribed Harold Lloyd Jr He said the beads were purchased six and onehalf years ago before his daughter Gloria arrived and he waa happy they now have a claim ant The Lloyds have another daugh ter Peggy adopted recently 7 FAVOR CHANGE SAYS MINTOSH W e m b er of Wickersham Group Sees More Drink ing By Youth SEATTLE Jan 26 MacKintosh a member of the Wick ersham commission said upon his return home here today that seven members of the law enforcement aody favored a change in prohibi tion as soon as possible He did not name the seven MacKintosh said the four other members having still a hope whicli they designate as a pious one thnt a change in organization may bring a reasonable degree of enforcement nevertheless favor Revision if that hope is not fulfilled The Seattle member said the com missions report gave full value to all the good resulting from prohibi tion but was more than conserva tive in reporting the bad features so as to avoid attack on the ground that we deliberately exaggerated conditions We found conditions almost un uolievable MacKintosh said There is unquestionably more drinking among young people than before prohibition Prohibition has raised the drinker from the gutter and put him in good society Al tho in hia individual report Map Kintosh recommended a change in the dry law if further enforcement efforts are not productive he saiJ the present law could not bo en forced and that a change should be made now Asked if this was a change in hi stand he said emphatically his views were unchanged and the statemert was not inconsistent with his indi vidual report CANADIANS ASK ACCOUNTING OF SHIPS CAPTURE Goast Guard Fires Upon RuhiRuiinef Kills Captain WASHINGTON Jan 26 Canadian government wants information from the American government on the coast guard ac tion in firing on the Josephine Iv off the Jersey coast Saturday Hume Wrong Canadian charge daffaires made the request today in a conference with Assistant Sec retary Castle at the state depart ment No report on the incident had been received from the treasury which has jurisdiction over the coastguard at the time Previously however Assistant Secretary the treasury called at the white house Performed Its Duty He issued a statement saying the coast guard was performing its SENATE REJECTS PLAN TO PROBE CAPITAL GOSSIP Bill to Use 5 Million for Immediate Aid Is Passed WASHINGTON Jan 20 Tydings resolution proposing a senate inquiry into the contradic tory recommendations of the Wick crsham commission was laid aside today by the senate after it had en countered outspoken opposition Senator Tydings democrat Maryland and Bingham republi can Connecticut questioned wheth er there were last minute changes in the Wickersham recommenda tions and urged inquiry into such gossip However Chairman Nonis of the judiciary committee which would have been called upon to inquire into the commission opposed the resolution as useless and express ed tile view it might be offensive The resolution wag put aside for future consideration after a brief debate Plans Another Senator Norris did urge that the senate request the commission to make public the evidence it took in its prohibition inquiry Tydings said he would offer a resolution to that effect The chambers of congress and its committees heard more today on such familiar and controversial top ics as funds for relief the power commission nominations and cash payments on veterans adjusted statutory duty in prevention of capture of the San Francisco Woman Makes Plans for Third Expedition Into Arctic SAN FRANCISCO Jan 26 Plans for her third expedition into the Arctic were announced here to day by Misa Louise E Boyd San Francisco society woman She said she had chartered the Norwegian ship Veslekarl on which she expected to sail from Aalesund Norway July for the northrnst coast of Greenland and the Island of Jan She said the national geographic society was sponsoring the voyage and wouldselect scien tists to accompany her smuggling in the Canadian schooner It is regrettable the captain lost his life he said but it was simply an incident to the transaction He referred to the fatal injury of Capt William P Cluett of the schooner Lowman said a coast guard cut ler caught the rum runner trans ferring a cargo of liquor to a scow nnd a small motor boat well within the 12 mile limit and just outside New York harbor He said the cut ter hoisted her pennant whereupon the rum runner tried to escape Within 12 Mile Limit The rum runner was not only well within the 12 mile limit but was malting direct contact with Ameri can boats from the shore including a garbage scow on which was found part of a cargo a tug that had the scow in tow and also a mo tor boat which was alongside Low man said The motor boat escaped but the rum runner scow and tug were seized He said the Josephine 1C which hailed from Nova Scotia was a no torious run runner and had been sought for a long time Capture Load of Liquor NEW LONDON Conn Jan 26 a full load of liquor the British motor vessel Temiscodua from St Johns N F was captured today in Fort Pond Bay by a coast guard jiatrol boat A one pound shell from the patrol boats tore thru a fuel tank aboard the rum vessel and caused the engine room to be flooded with gasoline A bill Hyde to 55000000iot the 000000 drought loan fund for organ Turn tti Ingo fi Column FORMER SENATOR COMMITS SUICIDE Edward Edwards Believed to Have Worried Over III Health JERSEY CITY N J Jan 26 I Edwards former gov ernor of New Jersey and former United States senator died today of wounds self inflected lust night Edwards son Irving said hi3 father had been ill for some time and was despondent The former governor wasalone in a room at hia home when he killed himself Senator Edwards was one of those men in public life whose stand on prohibition was somewhat anomal ous On that issue he was one of the most vigorous and outspoken op ponents yet he did not use intoxi cants Altlio IioMiiig liberal views con cerning the use of intoxicants the senators opposition to the prohibi tion amendment and the Volstead act was based primarily on his opinion that both were an invasion of tile liberties of the people Former Chaplain of U S War Forces in Russia to Be Pastor at Sioux City SIOTIX CITY Jan 26 Rev Percy Burtt pastor of the First Presbyterian church of Sharon Pa and former chaplain of the American forces in Russia dur ing the World war will be the new pastor of the First Presbyterian church hero He was chosen yester day by the church members Mr Burtt succeeds the Rev Eeli win F Rippey who resigned last September IOWA WEATHER Iartly cloudy Monday night and Tuesday Somewhat warm er Monday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 32 Above Minimum in Night 23 Above At 8 A M Monday 25 Above Figures for like period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 49 Above Minimum in Night 37 Above A record maximum for the cur rent January was established Sat urday afternoon when the mercury rose to 49 above zero Sunday the maximum was 32 but melting of the snow where there was any snow left to be melted continued Only a few dingy drifts or icy spots remain aa reminders of the 6 inches of snow which fell only a week ago   

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