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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 5, 1931, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Edited for the Home E R US MEM A ART OF IOWA I A THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALt NOKTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 5 1931 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 127 ROBINSON RASKOB DISPUTE Hoover Not Hit by Vote Overriding of Bonus Veto to Have No By CHARLES P STEWART March 5 CPA it is considered mighty rough on a president to have congress pass some piece of 1 e gi slation over his veto Even if it is done by a body of lawmakers who are known to be at outs with him overriding his veto rates as a severe snub for it takes a two thirds majority and the presump tion is that the presidents prestige must lie low indeed if he cannot hole together sufficient congressiona following to prevent as large an ad verse vote as that Yet altho President Hoovers veto of the veterans bonus loan bil was tramped on with no ceremony watevcr by the congress which has just adjourned politicians do no speak of the incident as the slightesl setback for him it was an awfu 1 drubbing the white house tenan received The bill not only was passed ove his passed overwhelm ingly In the senate this was not so sur prising for the G O P never ha had more than a paper majority ii the senate since Mr Hoover ha been in office A count of part labels showed a theoretical total o Turn to Tage 16 Column Parliament Receives Text of Indian Peace Pact CHAIRMAN ASKS STATE CONTROL DAUGHERTY TO FACE SENTENCE Five Counts WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE Ohio jlarch 5 S Daugh erty brother of former United States Attorney General Harry M Daugherty and a figure in the sen ates investigation of oil land leases several years agotoday faced a prison sentence for abstracting funds while president of the closed Ohio State bank Daugherty was found guilty late yesterday by a Fayette county jury which required but one ballot The 68 year old former banker whose three weeks trial was interrupted by the death of his aged mother sat unmoved as he heard the verdict His attorneys announced a mo tion for a new trial will be filed pending which his sentence will be delayed He was found guilty on all five counts of the indictment each of which carries a maximum sen tence of 30 years imprisonment and a fine of 510000 Harold Hart Rites Held at Swaledali SWALEDALE March funeral of Harold Hart was helc here Relatives here from out of town were John Hart Mrs Leo Karr Mr and Mrs Lester Spring Rochester Minn Mrs Ed Kobee Boone Tom Fitzgerald and James Downing Elma Mr and Mrs Tom Chambers Clarion Fred Hart St Paul Mr and Mrs Henry Hart Plainview Minn Mr and Mrs Francis McGough Plainview Mr and Mrs John Erding Gram Meadow AUNT HET By Robert Guillen I was goin to have Pas folks over to dinner this week but the only old roos ter Ive got left is actin kind o sick DAY MARKED BY TERMINATION OF DISOBEDIENCE Treaty Great Historical Document in Indias Struggle NEW DELHI Ind March 5 The text of the peace pact be tween Mahatma Gandhi and the viceroy of India a historical docu ment in Indias struggle for free dom ending the nationalist civildis obedience campaign was made pub lic here today and placed before the British parliament In London and the council ofthe government of India as a basis for negotiations to be continued at a new round table conference The Mahatma addressing news paper correspondents after the text had been distributed addressed an appeal to his countrymen to sup port the agreement and give him a chance to attain his goal of inde pendence without violence The principal provisions of the truce are Abandonment of the civil dis aedience campaign Abandonment of the boycott as a olitical weapon Release of Prisoners Release of prisoners held for noh iolent offenses Recognition of right of salt area residentsto make their own salt Picketing of nonaggressive na ure i Repressive ordinances Issued dur ng civil disobedience campaign to ie withdrawn Where property confiscated for axes has been sold to a third party he transaction is to be regarded as inal so far as the government is oncerned Sale and purchase of British goods is not to be interfered with Abandonment of nationalist de mands for an inquiry into alleged olice excesses Return of Property Return of unsold confiscated Toperty Participation of the nationalists n a second round table conference in the principles of federation cen ral responsibility and financial anrf nilitary safeguards Preparations were already being made today by the nationalists an I their moderate friends for partici pation in a forthcoming round table onference to work out details of he projected Indian constitution Some look to London as the sUe of the meeting but the nationalists hope that it will be held in India RAGINGBUZZARD SWEEPS ROCKIES Wild March Storm Travels East Into Mississippi Valley DENVER March 5 wild March blizzard raged over the Rocky mountain region today and was sweeping cold and snow into the Mississippi valley With the storm moving eastward below freezing temperatures and snow were forecast tonight and to morrow for parts of Iowa Nebras ka Kansas Missouri Illinois Ar kansas Oklahoma and Texas Snow was falling today in Colo rado Nebraska the Dakotas Iowa Wyoming and Montana A blizzard lashed Wyoming Airmail planes in the mountain section were being kept aloft under restricted schedules Pour persons were known to have been injured in automobile accidents on storm swept Colorado highways Relief agencies at Oklahoma City made preparations to house the needy in vacant buildings tonight in the face of predictions of a 40 mile wind bearing snow and subfreezing temperatures DEMOCRATS IN PARLEY ON 1932 ELECTION PLANS t Associated Pnits Pliolo Leaders of the democratic party who met in Washington Thursday to lay plans for the 1932 election A revolt against the leadership of Tohn J Ruskob chairman is rumored and it is reported that u definite stand on the prohibition question will be formulated Southern democrats led by Senators Sheppnrd and Morrison oppose Raskob anil Jouett Shouse head of the executive committee in putting n wet label on tho party Senator Tydings stands for repeal of the dry amendment Arlene Draves Did Die From Assault Asserts Physician VALPARAISO Ind March 5 W Joseph Springer of Chicago testifying today as a defense wit ness declared there was no irmtilia tion oh the body of Arlene Draves to indicate that she had been ravished one of the charges against Virgil Kirkland on trial for the girls murder Springer yesterday aided at a post mortem in Reynolds the second since the girl died following a Gary drinking party last November The physician asserted he did not find bruises tears or lacerations pointing to assault by Kirkland and the four other young men also ac cused of Miss Draves murder Died of Hemorrhage Springer asserted Miss Draves died from a brain hemorrhage anc not from shock induced by assault as the state contends Roland Oldham examining the former Chicago coroners physician presented several questions before Judge Crumpacker overruled Un derwoods objections Did you basing your statement upon your experience find tliat Arlene Draves had been ravished Oldham asked No replied Springer Underwood pointed his prelimin ary cross examination at Springers Turn to Tase 4 Column Prince Lands at Capital BUENOS AIRES March 5 J The Prince of Wales landed at E Polomar airfield this afternoon a the end of a flight from Mar de Plata Eye Witnesses Tell of Detroit Hotel Slaying DETROIT March 5 Eye witnesses of the Gerald E Buckley slaying were to tell the court and jury today their versions of how the radio crusader fell before a hail of bullets in the La Salle hotel lobby the moraine of July 23 GRAB A PENCIL QUICK write a poem about BIG SISTER SEE DETAILS OF PRIZE CONTEST ON PAGE 14 TODAY ROGERS BEVERLY HILLS Cal March 5 very popular new governor f California Sunny Jim Rolph n the first meeting he had with his abinet last Monday lost his watch Thats nothing wait till he meets he highway commission The senate right in the last min tes when dozens of important bills vere up for their last chance what o you suppose they stopped and iscussed How vet Chicago and Jew Jersey was and the private ife of Al Capone Such minor matters as the lame duck bill the embargo on oil bill that the very prosperity offive tales depend on all were passed over in order to discuss the fact hat Colorado was dryer than New York because there was fewer jeople Yours till UeNuiht Erndlotf mo HURRICANE HITS BRITISH ISLAND Loss of Life Undetermined Property Loss Great Crops Ruined CAPETOWN Union of South Af rica March 5 message fron Port Louis Mauritius today sai that a devastating hurricane ha raged there since yesterday evening Loss of life could not be deter mined but property loss was enor mous and it was feared all crop were ruined The steamers Clan grahm and Sangate castle wer ashore in the harbor Condition were growing worse Mauritius is a British island col ony in tho Indian ocean 600 mile east of Madagascar and 2300 milt from Capetown Port Louis has population of 50000 PROBERS TRACE ALL PURCHASES OF LAND BY U Cobb School Auditor Tells Source of Moneys TOWA CITY March 5 1 legislative investigatingcommit tee today began to trace the pur chase of all real estate by the state University of Iowa during the last nine years AH payments from the real estate account in the office of Auditor W H Cobb were read into the record and Cobb was asked to produce vouchers indicating the items cov ered f Senator W S Baird Council Bluffs endeavored to have Dennis Kelleher attorney for the commit tee delve into each transaction fully If we do that Kelleher said I will not have time to question any more witnesses in Iowa City But you will get yourper diem salary just the same Baird re sponded Borrow From Funds Cobb testified Secretary W H Bales handles the school land trans actions He said many purchases were made from tuition and other feesreceived and that occasionally land was bought from one fund which would be reimbursed when enough money was in i the proper 1 Carries Approval of U S Leaders Philosopher Writer Made Earl Russell Bertrand Elevated on Death of OftWed Brother LONDON March 5 The British peerage today had for a new member Bertrand Russell English author and philosopher who thru the death of his brother the oftmarried second Earl Rus sell at Marseilles Tuesday night be comes the tblfd Earl Russell The end came i mi suddenly to the second earl when he was enroute to England from the Riviera Stricken with a heart at tack he died in a Marseilles hotel He was G5 The second earl succeeded to hia title when 13 years old At 25 he mar ried Mabel Scott daughter of Sir Claude Scott He obtained a divorce BMTRANO RUSSELL from her at Reno Nev and while still in Nevada married Mollie Cook of Galway daughter of the bishop of Kilmore and herself twice di vorced When he returned to England the courts refused to uphold the Ne vada divorce and he was charged with bigamy A house of lords trial followed and he was sentenced to three months in prison WASHINGTON March he naval agreement 5 1 between taly and France bringing all five major sea powers into line on limi ation bore today the American gov ernments tentative approval President Hoover and Secretary itimson broke silence on the new igreement late yesterday itatements of praise issuing The agreements text was not at he time in the hands1 of the execu ive but was expected to be deliv ered today by Sir Ronald Lindsay Jritish ambassador Ifapes No Revision Required Awaiting the text Secretary Stimson expressed hope the new 7act would not require revision of he London treaty which bound the United States Great Britain and lapan to limited naval programs Revision would require senate rati fication of amendments Because Great Britain was satis field he said the chance that she might invoke the treatys escalator clause to meet French construction was removed Britain reserved that right as long as her crosschannel neighbor stayed out of the limita tion pact and the United States in turn heldthe right to match any additions to the British fleet ton for ton Governments to Consult PARIS March 5 govr ernments of Japan and the United States it is reported here will con sult each other before disclosing their official attitude toward the re cent tripartite naval agreement of France Great Britain and Italy It is understood that the agreement may be published March 9 From information here it would appear that France will get 81000 tons of submarines and will agree with Italy not to construct before 1936 more than two battleship cruisers of 23000 tons each The accord like the London treaty runs to 1936 showed names andamount of real estate warrants issued Cobb ex plained that the system in force un til 1923 gave the purpose on the same sheet but that the growth in the business of the university re quired a change in bookkeeping The committee asked Cobb to pre pare a list of all real estate owned by the university which is being rented together with the cost of repairs and improvements Representative Frank C Byers of Rapids asked Cobb to list the attorneys fees paid in the last 10 years Handled By Board Do you use the attorney gen erals department to investigate deeds inquired Senator L H Doran of Boone I cant answer Cobb said The attorneys are handled by the board of education and the finance com mittee Kelleher touched on a wide va riety of financial subjects in exam ing Cobb who was still on the stand at noon It appeared that he might testify thruout the afternoon before crossexamination was reached Cobb read a list of 19 funds in vested in securities aggregating about which are in the hands of W J McChesney unlver sity treasurer The largest is the permanent land fund of donated by the gov ernment in 1847 The scientific medical fund created from interest Turn to TOKO 4 Column After serving his term he was Tcinstatedin the house Of lords and thereafter took an active interest in politics Since 1929 he had been par liamentary undersecrotary for India Bertrand Russell has gained re nown for the freedom of thot in his writings on mysticism mar riage and morals international af fairs and other subjects His works are banned in the Irish free state OF LIQUOR LAWS Democratic Senator Says Committeeman Aids Republicans WASHINGTON March 5 Senator Robinson democratic leader in the senate took the plat form at the democratic national committee meeting today after a speech by Chairman Raskob to state that a crisis has been needlessly precipitated upon the democratic party Raskob had advocated that the party sponsor a state control of liquor problem program in the next presidential campaign would be lacking in frankness Robinson said if I refrained from declaration that this crisis has been needlessly and unwisely precipitat ed Aided Republicans Some one has said that Herbert Hoover had rendered more aid to the democratic party in the past two years than any one parson I hear our beloved chairman Raskob has paid him back and rendered assistance to the republi can party The national committee Is an ad ministrative body Its function nart responsibilities are to carry out the mandate of the convention It must recognized that for members of he committee to attempt to instruct the convention is to Invite what every democrat wishes to dissension and division Retain Amendment Veterans Loan Brigade Not to Get Off Next Saturday Afternoon WASHINGTON March 5 Altho all federal employes get Sat urday afternoon off from now on the veterans loan brigade of the veterans bureau must work this weekend at least The Washington oftlce will he kept open all Saturday afternoon re ceiving applications for loans At closing timo last night the officu had mailed out a total of 6011 checks totalinc Markets at a Glance NEW YORK Stocks strong steels and utilities lead upturns Bonds irregular German reach new years high Curb firm utilities strong Butter steady Coffee steady European buying CHICAGO Wheat easy forecast beneficial snow central west Corn firm small southwest move ment Cattle irregular Hogs steady to lower FT DODGE BEATS MANAGER PLAN Proposal Losing for Third Time Fails to Carry Precinct FORT DODGE March 5 Fort Dodge voters defeated the pro posal for a city manager plan of government yesterday by a 2829 to 1585 vote The manager plan was to replace the present commission government and was Miird de feat for the proposal The city manager proposal failed to carry in any of the citys nine precincts Many candidates are now ex pected to enter campaigns for the positions of mayor and two council men The vote by precincts was Precinct For City Against Manager First 92 171 Second 83 318 Third 180 328 Fourth 143 456 Fifth297 346 Sixth 268 27 Seventh 284 11 Kighth 125 20 Ninth 113 229 MARRIAGE NOT FOR PITEMAN Dance Band Leader Believes Only Ordinary Folks Can Succeed CHICAGO March 5 riage says Paul Whiteman is a middleclass institution At any rate it seems to work best for those of the average mode between the hodcar rier and the banker said the world known orchestra leader whose third union has just been dis solved by divorce Master of modern music pioneer of concert jazz who added a sym phonic touch to the postwar dance lyrics Whiteman found himself un able to incorporate into his private life the music which responds to his baton Married to Dunce Band Van was right he said re erring to Vanda Hoff the dancer le married in 1822 Im married to a dance band A sigh traversed his 2DO odd lounds She was always won derful girl She always said I took more interest in other peoples af airs than I did in hers For In stance the boys in my band My work is my life and I cant allow anything to interfere with it Its hard for two people in the show business to be happily mar ried Anyway I found it impos sible It isnt a normal existence Its a very intense life No two show people cannot al ways be good audiences for each other Yet when one leaves the pro fession something else is lacking Hasnt Hud Home cant remember ever having iiad a home he said I havent lived more than two months in any one place for years How to be happy tho thats been my problem Ive been a flop in my private life and Im not blaming anyone but still I cant blame my self entirely either Paul Junior Im afraid they tvont stop my boy Hes seven but neople who have observed children lays he knows more than the aver age kid of what music is all about Just now hes planning to be an have four pilots in our he may learn yet to wave a baton Raskob proposed that Uiev elgbr teenth amendment be TetalneTbuf that a new amendment be adopted permitting any state to direct and control the manufacture transpor tation and sale of liquor I should like to christen this the home rule plan he said The meeting had previously greeted with cheers his assertion he did not intend to ask the commit tee to commit itself on questions of policy Absent at tne morning session Alfred K Smith the partys nomi ne for president in 1928 attended after lunch He was cheered as he took a place on the platform He was accompanied by James M Cox the presidential nominee in 1920 Sliousc Applnudcd The enthusiastic gathering also applauded a statement by Jouett Shouse executive director of the na tional committee that the party or ganization would sponsor no individ ual candidacies for the presidency It is felt by many that many of our southern states desire to re main dry Raskob continued assur ing that under his program of state control these states could do so and still retain the cooperation of the other states He urged that the party strive to take the government out of bus iness give relief to commerce and trade and advocated the clarifica tion of its tariff policy He asserted that it should not attempt to try artificially to keep up prices Talks States Rights He suggested that right be grant ed business to combine where tho Turn lo Inire 4 Column SRt IOWA WEATHER Cloudy and snow Thursday night and In possibly cast por tions by morning Slightly colder in south portions Thurs day night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 87 Above Minimum in Night 22 Above At 8 A Tit Thursday 24 Above Wednesdays maximum tempera ture was the same as that recorded Sunday and as high as any yet list ed for the current March Wcathei reports spoke of storms In the off Ing but their heralding indications were not yet observable in Mason City Thursday morning   

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