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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 9, 1931, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPJER rEditedfor the Home MARLON R His MEM a ART OEPT OF IOJ8 MiINCa A XXXVII FIVB CENTS PER COPY ASSORTED PRESS LEASED WIRE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWAJJS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA 9 1931 UNITED PRESS HOME EDITION OhioanBare Possibility Governor White One of1932 Hopes of Democrats By cHARtES r STEWART rASHINGTON March 9 CPA o v Georgt White of Ohio does not look yet like a pro nounced d e m o cratic presiden tial hope for 1932 His name has been men tioned but with no great empha sis The gather ing1 March 5 of Jeffersonian na tional committee members in Washington how ever developed a crop of hints that the Buckeye executive may go into next years convention with a pretty formidable following Many more considerations are back of the George White idea in the minds of those who think White wotild make a strong candidate than the mere fact of his Ohio gubernatorial victory last Novem ber Of course he had to win or he would not now be a possibility but that is by no means the only asset his boosters claim for him s OUPERFICIALLY Gov Franklin tj D Roosevelt of New York and Gov Albert C Ritchie of Maryland undoubtedly are the two leading democratic prospects for the com ing1 national Lanipaigc perhaps with the advantage beginning to trdnd slightly in Ritchies direction This tread was one of the mani festations of the March 5 meeting Previously the edge wag in Roose velts favor As it probably is un necessary to say they are rival wets and wet sentiment appears gradually to have crystallized some what upon Ritchie as the more de pendable of the two in ithis respect unnaturally since he always has been unmistakably wet while PRKSS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAYMARCH 9 1931UNITED PRESS NB SERVICE N0 ro ALLEGED SLUSH FUND PROBED Silver LiningsAppear in Midwest 16DEATHSMARK FROZEN PATH OF I DAY BLIZZARD Europe and East Coast of U S Suffer from Bitter Cold CHICAGO March 9 linings appeared today in the storm clouds that brot a two day blizzard to the corn belt states of the middlewest and left a trail of deaths estimated at 16 Farmers thruout the area were re joicing at the heavy blanket of snow In Chicago alone 35000 men were put to work clearing away the drift Many of those hired had been without employment Speaking for southern Wisconsin alone Prof R A Moore of the Uni versity of Wisconsin said it would mean hundreds of thousands of dol lars to the future crop output Thirteen of the 16 deaths re sorted occurred in Chicago Among ihe victims was an 18 year old boy who was electrocuted when he bouched a high tension wire while sweeping snow from the top of a first job he had been able to find in months Whipped by high winds the snow piled into drifts that reached a weight of 20feet in some localities put normal conditions were grad ually restored for the most part yesterday as the storm moved east DESTRUCTION LEFT IN WAKE OF ATLANTIC STORM ward In Chicago the snowfall was KIRKLAND CASE EVIDENCE OVER Arguments Open in Trial o Youth for Murder of Sweetheart VALPARAISO Ind March B R and defense rested shortl before noon today and were to ope arguments in the trial of Virgi Kirkland accused of the murder o Arlene braves this afternoon The end of the evidence presenta tion was so Jacking in dranlatic significancethat few of thespec tators realized that the record of the Kirkland case was completec except for arguments and the jurys verdict Final pleas will be completed tomorrow Dr Erie H Bukofzer pathologist at the University of Illinois med ical college as the last witness testified a tissue specimen taker from the body of Arfene Draves bore hemorrhage marks indicative of attack Seven possible verdicts that Judge Grant Crumpacker wijl in struct the jury it may return in clude assault and battery carrying a maximum penalty of six months In jail and a 51000 fine first and second degree murder manslaugh voluntary and involuntary as sault and battery with ravishment and acquittal Only the first degree murder carries the death penalty AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Pa thinks I aint respect ful but whats the sense in listenin close when I know from long experience Just what hes goin to say when he starts LONDON March 9 winter weather which swept most of Europe over the weekend closed in onLondon and Southern Eng landtoday With temperatures very low a high wind drove a heavy snow before it today with indica tions that it would continue Elsewhere in Britain the storm abated leaving the eastern part of Scotland in the years worst snow Northeastern England also was un der a thick white blanket with the most bitter weather of the winter prevailing Northern France Germany Bel gium Scandinavia Austria and Poland all were affected by the un usual cold Snowdrifts blocked high ways and delayed trains while where it was warmer swollen rivers threatened serious flooding Snow continued for 46 hours straight in Vienna Above Alarm Level The river Seine at Paris was one foot above alarm level at Auster itz bridge yesterday and lower sec ions of the city were evacuated It s not expected to go much higher The rivers or Burgundy and south east France swelled steadily inun dating the meadows and riverside quarters of several towns but there vas no great damage Seaside towns were hard struck some cases High tides and giant vaves swept away structures con far back from the water ine In the North Sea the steamer Tern collided with the City of Ma ines and sank all sixteen of the ferns crew being saved Jugoslavia Bulgaria and parts of reece and Turkey were shaken by evere earthquakes and residents orced from their homes into the litter weatheuxin those countries Between 80 and 150 were believed dead Expect No Letup The weather bureaus expect no etup in the extreme conditions frr everal days This afternoon London itself was ilanketed with the snow which had alien steadily since early morning The snow came on the heels of he coldest weather London has ex lerienced in 15 years the mercury Iropping to 15 degrees Londons snowstorm the worst in 0 years tied up traffic The fore ast was for continued cold and s Photo ft Kaa JTHGltJ ssssrsiasa Oliver Wendell Holmes Follows Own Philosophy more snow DEATH IN WAKE NEW YORK March 9 ngthe Atlantic seaboard from the Carohnas to the tip of Maine a now laden gale left in its wnke oday death injuries and property amage Starting Saturday night and con nuingunabated thru most of Sun ay snow and rain centered their uiy on New York state and on New ngland Seven were killed in New Turn to rage 2 Column Keep Working Jurist Says in Address on Radio WASHINGTON March 9 Oliver Wendell Holmes went abou farniliar duties today exemplifying the philosophy expressed in a radic address on his ninetieth birthday The work is never done while the power to work remains the aged jurist said He spoke only afew brief sen tences night in response to tributes which included a eulogy by Chief Justice Hughes The riders in a race do not stop short when they reach the goal he said Canter to Finish There is a little finishing canter before coming to a standstill There is time to hear the kind voice of friends and to say to oneself The work is done But just as one sayj tliat the answer comes The race is over but the work is never done while the power to work remains The canter that brings you to a standstill need not be only coming to rest It cannot be whils you stiil live For to live is to function That is all there is inliving Those in the room with him at the study in his home saw that the tributes affected him His voice however did not falter Quoted by Others All of the speakers quoted from his speeches writings and decisions Dean Clark of the Yale law school said Holmes was so often ahead of his time that those who dissented with him today often found them selves agreeing later Charles A Boston president of the American Bar association said he had pro foundly moulded the law and thoie who make it a profession The chief justice who associates with him daily at the supreme court said Holmes was a constant contradiction of all that great age usually implies Justice Holmes spent the day quietly receiving the congratulation of a few intimate friends and thou sands of messages Mrs John Daley 110 Thot Oldest Woman in Iowa Dies at Ft Dodge FORT DODGE March 9 Mrs John Daley 110 believed to be the oldest woman in Iowa died today at a hospitalhere after sev eral weeks of illness She was a resident of Clare Funeral services will be held at Clare JAPAN AND US DELAY ON PACT Agreement May Be Regar dec as Regional Among 3 Countries PARIS March 9 by the United States and Japan in ap proving the naval accord among Great Britain France and Italy has given rise to an impression here that the agreement may be regarded officially as a regional arrangement among the three countries to run until 1936 without official modifica tion of the London and Washington naval treaties It is felt here that there is a tend ency in Toyko and Washington to avoid anew fivepower conference to ratify the accord and to avoid if possible the necessity for formal ap proval which would mean submis sion of the agreement to the United Stales senate and the Japanese diet Dispatches from Tokyo today were interpreted as indicatingthat the political opposition there was atempting to impede indorsement of the accord on the ground that the French submarine tonage allocated in the agreement is not satisfactory to Japan Under the agreement France gets about 81000 tons of submarines while Japan has only 52000 tons In the face of these developments there was a growing belief that the text of the accord may not be pub lished Wednesday as scheduled Limit Nnvnl Armaments ANGORA Turkey March 9 The text of a protocol limiting naval armaments n the Black Sea and signed here Saturday by Turkish and Russian representatives wis published today Completing the RussoTurk pro ocol of 1929 the new agreement en gages Turkey and Russia not to pro ceed with any augmentation of naval armaments on the Black Sea ir contiguous seas without notifying he other party six months in ad ance oughlin Opposed to Law as It Stands DETROIT March 9 lon to the law ag it now stands va expressed by Father Charles E oughlin in a discussion of prohi bition last night during his weekly adio broadcast from the Catholic hurch of the Little Flower 80 to 150 Known to Be Dead After Quake in Balkan BELGRADEJugoslavia March 9 80 and 150 dead were counted today in eastern Jugoslavia and adjacent Bulgaria rocked before dawn Saturday am yesterday by severe earthquakes More than 900 buildings and other structures in eastern Jugoslavia were demolished and 500 persons wera estimated to have been in jured Shaken from their beds and panic stricken after the first quakes resi dents were afraid to go back to their homes until late Saturday At 4 oclock Sunday morning they were routed into tho open again in their bedclothes Felt In Greece The quakes both Saturday and yesterday extended from eastern Jugoslavia across Bulgaria to the shores of the Black sea The epicen er was near Drama Bulgaria The quakes wero felt in Greece Eastern Thrace and Adrianople King Alexander and Premier Gen eral Zivkovilch left here duringthe day for southern Serbia to super ntend relief operations which were already under way Trains being sent out with food shelters medi cines and drinking water No Buildings Standing Not one building1 was left stand ng in Pirava where 19 persons were tilled The bridge across the Parva Between Skoplje and Guevgeli col apsed interrupting railroad traffic Afraid as residents were to go lack into such homes as were left standing the quakes occasioned real iuffering thruout the stricken areas Che shocks yesterday occurred in exceptionally bad weather during a stormy black night Telegraph and telephone lines were out and the extent of the dam age in isolated sections without wire communication even in normal imcs may not be known for days Loss Enormous The newapaper Pravda basing its stimate on tho most meager re ports said today loss of life would be enormous The Belgrade meteorological In titule warned today that quakes of greater or less intensity may be ex oected in the Balkans in the near utureasa result of wide settling f the surface From the Valandovo region today ame unconfirmed reports that sev ral villages had been razed with he dead numbering 100 or more Six thousand have been driven rom their homes and many of the omcs were destroyed the reports aid IOWA ASSEMBLY AT WORK AFTER 10 DAY RECESS Invitation to Speak to Joint Session Given Brookhart MOINES March 9 U Iowa legislature reconvened a 2 p m today after its 10 day spring recess The afternoon was devote to routine business On motion of Representative S R Torgeson Worth United State Senator Smith W Brookhart wa invited to address a joint session during the afternoon The hous passed a joint resolution asking th federal government to proceed with the improvement of the upper Mis souri river from Kansas City to Sioux City The resolution was in troduced by Representatives W M Short and L B Forsling Woodburj county and George Mayne and H M Green Pottawattamie The reso lution stated that it was economic justice and necessity for the govern ment to carry forth the work in thi upper Missouri river developmen program Asks More Money It urged the administration and secretary of war andthe army en gineers to send at least 55000001 for the work and asked that addl tional sums be appropriated to mak the stream navigable The resolutioi is to be transmitted to the presi dent the secretary oE war and th chief of the army engineers Representative Hugh J Tarn countysaid toofay h has prepared a bill for congressiona redistricting which he will intro duce this week In conformity wit President Hoovers reapportionmen plan the bill would reduce Iowa representation in the national hous of representatives from 11 to nm members The plan is the third to b proposed Tamisiea said the measure wa drafted with the thot of disturbing the present districts as little as pos sible The districts as outlined would be Louisa Jef ferson Henry DesMoines Lee Van Buren Iowa Johnson Cedar and Muscatine counties Population 251084 Clinton Jackson Jones Linn and Benton counties 264583 Cerro Gordo Fourth Third Delaware Buchanan Black Hawk Bremer Butler Franklin Wright Hardin Grundy Turn to Pnso I Column Canada sNew Envoy to US Veteran Joins MacNider as Former Soldier Diplomat OTTAWA Ont March 9 When William D Herridge becomes dominion minister at Washington both Canada and the United States vill have distinguished soldiers in each others capitals Major Herridge served in the front ine during the World war and re ceived the military cross and dis Inguished service order for conspi cuous bravery in action Hanford rtacNIder minister to Ottawa was a lieutenant colonel in France earn ng numerous citations and later lecoming commander of the Amer can Legion Premier R B Bennett announced he appointment of Major Herridge Saturday night and King George gave formal approval He is expect d to assume his duties within two months succeeding Vincent Massey esignecl The new envoy is in his early for ies is a widower and a lawyer le has had wide contacts with Am rican businessmen and attorneys n arguing patent and corporation ases before the highest courts of he dominion 4 Menshevik Traitors Get Terms to 10 Years MOSCOW March 9 rfensheviks on trial for treason inne last Sunday today were sen enced to prison for terms running o 10 years SANTA BARBARA Gal March am like my good friend Ar thur Brisbane The town that yoi are writingfrom that day is the oni that you should coma and settle in Now this is Santa Barbara on the bank of the same ocean he has HO glowingly depicted to you at va rious times and here this afternoon for a charity relief polo game be tween youth and old young the foui boys we are playingcombined agi is 90 years while our team is exact ly 200 Mr Max Fleischmann tho fine sportsman and big game hunter Mr Jim Wigmore of Cleveland and Snowy Baker Australias greates all time all round athlete each are exactly 54 and myself with thirty eight makes 200 Yours ttll UeNniht lot SOVIET SPEAKER ASSAILS U S IN CONGRESS TALK Stimson Plans to Lool Into Situation in i L sia R10SCOW Mrarch 9 1 sixth biennial AllUnion Sovie congress was under way here after a rousing inaugural by Vyach eslaff Molotoff president of th Council of Peoples Commisars Mot otoff in his openingaddress assailed the United States and other cap italistic countries thus providing a background against which to pain the progress of Russia under sovie and communist rule Sittingon the grand opera house stage behind him during a long ad dress were the Russian strong man Joseph Stalin and other communist chieftains Once tiie speaker alluded to Stalin who is secretary general of the all powerful communist party and the 1479 delegates went into an uproar of applause Challenges World Molotoff challenged the rest of he world on economic prosperity pointing outthat there was no un employment in Russia He de nounced charges of dumping and de clared that the American foolish ish by Representative Hamilton Fish Jr after a congres sional investigation of communists would affect trade relations between the two countries America must remember he aid that the imports of the soviet union depend upon her exports Commenting1 upon charges of orced labor in the lumber camps Ylolotoff asserted that there was ittle if any convict labor in the tim her districts STUDY QUESTION WASHINGTON March 9 Assistant Secretary of State Wil inm R Castle Jr in the absence of Secretary Stimson today inti mated that the secretarys projected Turn to Pago Column SOUTHERN PERU FACTION LEADS nsurgents at Arequipa to Form New Provisional Government LIMA Peru March 9 UP Lima and Arequipa insurgents have ettlcd their differences with an greement allowing the arequipans o organize the new provisional POV rnment Upon his arrival here from the outhern city Lieut Col David Samanez Ocampo will assume the rovisional presidency and two of Is fellow arequipnns will take port olios in his ministry One cabinet ortfolio will go to the central Peru ne to the north one to the trans ndean region and one each to tho rmy and navy SOLONS DISCUSS ATHLETE LOANS FROM U BRIEFLY Plan Described as One Generally Followed by Big Ten MOINES March 9 Wll Us Mercer Iowa City business man was called this afternoon be fore the legislative investigating committee to testify regarding the alleged operation of a slush fund for athletes at tha University of Iowa The fund is reported to have been one of the causes for the schools suspension from the Big Ten con ference in 192D Mercer is alleged to have been proprietor of the fund for a group of Iowa City merchants Receive Emmett Tinley attorney for state board of education received permission from the committee to cross examine Verne Marshall Ce dar Rapids editor after Mercers testimony is completed Marshall openod the investigation with 21 charges of maladministration by university officials The committee touched briefly on the practice of permitting ath letes and other students to sign notes for their tuition After W H Bates secretary of lie university had read a list of nearly 50 athletes who had signed notes la 1927 and 1D28 Senator L H Doran Boone said the commit tee understands that this la a com mon practice in most schools I do not believe we need to givs much time to the matter Bates agreed that virtually all colleges including most Big Ten In stitutions allow students to defer tuition Jnthisfashton Examination of Bates on this question was the first mention of cllQrges lodged against the universitys administration bv Verne Marshall Cedar Rapids edi tor regarding the schools suspen sion from the Big Ten conference TJennis Kelleher the committees attorney questioned Bates as to whether all the athletes notes for the first semester of 192728 had been paid in a lump sum but Bates did not have the record books in which these notes were listed He offered to produce them as soon as possible Bates brot out duringcrossexam nation by Henry Walker who is aid ng Emmet Tinley as the board of educations counsel that students now are not allowed to reregister or receive diplomas until arrange nents have been made for taking up their notes He admitted that his ruling had not applied before Replaced Free Tuition The witness said tho practice of igning notes replaced in 1926 the Turn to Z Column IOWA WEATHER Fair somewhat colder in tho cvlrcmo cast portion rlsinc temperature in tho cxtrenm west portion nfoiulay niffht Tuesday incrauslng cloiidincsH fiomnwlmt warmer in the south portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures or 24 hours period ending at 8 i clock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 88 Minimum In Night 18 Above At 8 A M Monday 23 Aboio Figures for 24 hour period ending 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 32 Above Minimum in Night 20 Above If March continues at its present emperalure for the remaining1 21 ays the average for the month will be lower than that of Febru ry The first 10 days have been hilly altho this particular part of owa has escaped the snow and terms which have lied up trans ortation and communication in ther parts of the country Not a ake of snow has fnllen here since S L 5 s i ai re r o t it n   

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