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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 9, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home HOME El VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY APRIL 9 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 156 Tariff Is Easy Claim Any Child Could Un derstand It Says Rainey By CHARLES P STEWAKT ASHINGTON April 9 Any child ought to be able to un derstand the pro tective tariff after the demon stration the sen ate gave in tha final days of its struggle with it t o Rep r esentative Henry T Rainey of Illinois Past tariffs have been pro duced from con gress hat in a kind of magical way that Repre sentative Rainey admits was enough to mystify the spectators This time the senate seems have decided to explain the whole trick he perform it very slowly right before cue entire coun trys eyes if anyor3 still fails to see how it is done Kainey expresses the opinion that he is ioo dense ever to get the idea t RAINEY has been a tariffmaker longer than any other member of congress Or perhaps it would be more nearly correct to say that he has been a brake on tariffmaking for as an oldtime Jeffersonian democrat he believes he discerns a lot of bunk in the pro tective principle and scoffs at It downright irreverently He ties with Speaker Longworth for rack as the sixth oldest in point of service among1 the representa tives and for more than 20 years has belonged to the ways and means committee in which all tariff bills must originate In all that time he states he never has witnessed anything in the line of protective tariff manufac ture so illuminating as the senates Turn in Page 9 Column WOMAN AS AID Poet and Orator to Be in Command in Case of Arrest DELHI April 9 Davia Dus Gandhi son of Mahatniii UandhJ was arrested at Sal eempnr today with Ahaukur Lai president of the district congress and 23 other salt vol unteers while manufacturing salt b BOMBAY India Apri 9 Madame Sarojini Naidu orator anc poet has become one of the firsl leaders of the civil disobedience campaign by which Mahatma Gand hi and the allIndia national con gress hopes to win independence from Great Britain The mahatnm yesterday appointed Madame Naidu to take the place of Abbas Tyabji his second in com mand in the Surat district if Be is arrested Since Tyabji was direct ed by Gandhi to go to Nadaid Bar oda state where there have been numerous arrests she may soon be come Gandhis most important lieu tenant north of Bombay She is now in Bombay holding conferences with leading nationalists Gandhi has decided to leave Dan di where Sunday he made his ini tial violation of the salt laws and to go to the neighboring territory to campaign in behalf of his move ment Police have not yet molested Gandhi altho he continues to speak his defiance of the British authority and dares them to take him into custody DEFEATS DENEEN lowan Is Killed in Powder Explosion LARGE MILL AT KEOKUKDUPONT PLANTWRECKED 6000 Pounds of Pow der Destroyed in Explosion JXEOKUK April 9 Hed den was killed in an explosion of a glaze mill at the du Pont de Ne mours black powder plant at Mooar early today The mill 100 feet long was destroyed Heddon was alone in the glaze mill at the time of the ex plosion the other employes not yet having come on duty The building was the largest on the du Pont de Nemours property here The buildings cover several hundred acres being located a con siderable distance from each other to guard against an explosion in one structure causing damage in others W J Cahalan superintendent of the plant said he could make no estimate of the damage aa there would be some salvage The explosion destroyed all of the powder in the glaze mill in which the shiny finish is placed on black powder as the final prochess in the manufacture of the explosive Caha lan said between 6000 and 7000 pounds of powder were destroyed The glaze mill located in a two story building was the only one beingoperated duringthe night The accident was the first serious one at the Keokuk plant since 1902 when three men were killed and large property damage caused by an early Corning explosion which blew up one of the mills Ail of the employes were on duty at the time of that accident Cahalac indicated that he ex pected a representative from the main plant at Wilmington Del to come here to investigate the explos ion He said he knew of no reason for it AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Givin to kinfolks is more sensible than lendin It amounts to the same thing anyway an you liave the satisfaction o feclin char itable instead o bein mad DOCTOR WOMAN FOUND KILLED Believe Physician Shot Nurse Then Took His Own Life NEW YORK April 9 sig nal flash caused by an overturned telephone led to the discovery early today of the slain bodies of a ihy sician and a young woman in lhe doctors officeapartment in the fashionable Button Place sectior along the East rivor The body of the physician Dr Maxwell B Allen 35 was found on the bedroom floor He had been shot thru the right temple A 38 caliber revolver lay near his side The youngwoman who was en tatively identified from a slip of pa per in her pocketbook as Miss Flor ence Lapelle 25 his nursesecre tary was lying on a bed shot thru the neck Powder marks on both the man and woman indicated to police tha the shots had been fired at closi range They expressed the belief that the physician had shot the gii and killed himself The body of Dr Allen was laJ in pajamas and a bathrobe that of the woman also was scan tily clad The only evidence of a disturbance in the room wag the overturned telephone and an over turned bridge lamp A gingerali bottle was found near the bed am on a table was a partly filled bot tle which police said apparently contained liquor Fort Dodge Quartet Confesses to North Iowa Store Robbing FORT DODGE April 9 TI Verne and Roy Hay Frank Brown and Fred Grosklaus all of Fort Dotlge will plead guilty to charges of breaking and entering stores and filling stations at Renwick Eagle Grove and Goldfielci officers said today They declared Roy Hay the oily member of the quartet who had de nied participating had confessed and made the states case complete HAWKS GREETED IN NEW YORK Smith Denies rLVs Aaauciatcd Press thvto Capt Frank JI Hawks surrounded ly welcomingcommittee and completing his flight from San Diego Gal toNew York in a jjllder towed by tin airplane Picture below shoivs His glider Eufflet just before it landed at Van Cortlandt park New York SUSPECT ADMITS CUTTEN ROBBERY Only One More of Six Men Who Entered Home Is at Large CHICAGO April 9 sion that he participated in the robbery at the country home of Arthur w Cutten multi millionaire grain dealer in 1922 was made today Police Commis sioner Russell said by Simon Rosen berg alias Charles Davis Rosenberg arrested at Cleveland last Sunday and brot to Chicago made his confession in the presence of Russell Deputy Commissioner John Stege and Mr Cutten the po lice head said Rosenberg is the fifth of six men who according to Mr Cutten in vaded his home near suburban Downers Grove in March 1922 and after seizing 517000 in jewelry S500 in cash and several cases ot fine liquor locked the family and servants in a vault and fled In his relentless pursuit of the robbers one a former has sent two to prison two confessed and are on parole and only Rosen bergs brother Casper remains at large MEXICANS FREE KIDNAP VICTIM D i s p a t c h Says Ransom Money Has Been Paid to Free Oklahoman OKLAHOMA CITY Oldn April 9 Oklahoma City Times in a copyrighted dispatch from Ahua catlan Nayarit Mexico today says that J E Bristow OklahomaTexas oil man has been released from custody of bandits who had held him in custody more than a month The dispatch was written by Merle Blakely staff reporter for the Times who for the last two weeks has been with Obie Bristow who negotiated his fathers release The release was effected after payment of the demanded ransom in gold the dispatch says Bristow who was reported to be in fair health joined his son and American fricnda including Blakely I he dispatch savs FRENCH OUTLINE NAVAL DEMANDS Italy Still Insists It Wants Parity With France or Nothing LONDON April 9 Japanese withdrew their re quest that they be allowed to transfer 20000 tons from des troyed lo submarines this afternoon and thereby reached n complete accord with the Americans and British on all points excepting a minordefi nition concerning training ships LONDON April 9 created a sensation in naval confer ence circles today by putting int concrete terms for thevfirst time he attitude toward Italys claim fo parity Jacques Dumesnilf French minis ter of marine was said in authors tative quarters to have told A V Alexander first lord of the Britis admiralty that not only woul France never concede parity bu that she demands a superiority o 240000 tons over her Latin neigh bor Meanwhile Italy hag not budge from her oft repeated demand tha she must have parity or nothing Observers this afternoon wer watching closely what effect th latest French position would hav on Italian headquarters especial since it is felt in conference circle that relations between these tw delegations have been somewha strained Some well informed persons be lieved it might easily have the e feet of demonstrating that there wa no longer need of striving for a fiv power agreement thus permittin the quick signing of a three powe pact Minnesota Bank Is Robbed of DAWSPN Minn April 9 Two bandits held up and robbed th First National bank here or today after locking seven men an a woman in the vault Dawson is i Lac Qui Parlc county about miles from the South Dakota slat line Cashier Is Kidnaped CHICAGO April 9 robbers kidnaped Richard Noval cashier of the Fox River Grove ban in McHenry county shortly befor noon today and escaped with 20C of the banks money Chicago police were informer Hitched to Governor Lampaign Is Independent From Senator Race He Asserts IOWA FALLS April M mith Winterset candidate for the epublican nomination for governor the state primary June 2 is onductingan independent campaign nd is in mi way linked with the orces backing either Gov John Hammill or Congressman L J Dick son in their race for the republi an senatorial nomination Smith made clear to members of the Com munity club at a noon meeting here oday Smith put himself on record when is attention was called to an item n a local paper which pointed out hat if Smith supporters objected to elngp hitched up thru rumors with lammill in the present state cam paign it should be easy for Smith o unhitch himself from Hammill I am afraid my friend the edl or is not a practical farmer Smith aid For in the 28 years I lived on an Iowa farm I learned what every real farmer it is im lossible to unhitch a team before hey are first hitched up In his speech here Smith warned the people of Hardln county to be ivare of more new taxes He declared hat if Iowa adopts a state Income tax i such as one of his opponents proposes that it will mean an added tax burden on the people of the state Smith pointed out that the Wisconsin state income tax such as is proposed for Iowa has not Served as a replacement tax but that under it Wisconsin is paying an Income tax in addition to higher taxes on farms and town homes since the income tax went into ef fect An income tax in Iowa will simply give our taxspenders more money to play with Smith said Taxspending boards and bodies with additional funds at their dis posal spend more not less public money Iowa needs more economy in public spending not more public money to spend GIRL ADMITS LETTER SCANDAL Two Indicted as Result of Womans Letter Writing Habit SPOKANE Wash April 9 A two year old mystery cloaking a series of scandal letters to officers and others was believed cleared up here today in a confession of Miss Lelle Jourdan 37 secretary of the Spokane County Womens Christian Temperance union Miss Jourdans statement Deputy Prosecutor De Cary Smith an nounced said she had written nu merous letters telling officers of fictitious gambling and liquor law violations She admitted officers said that a federal grand jury in dictment of James Rainey and his son Arthur was the result of letters she had written to herself contain ing obscene references and pro posals She testified before the jury to obtain the indictments The charges against the Raineys were not pressed Postal authorities however re fused to believe the two men were guilty and their investigations brol about Miss Jourdans arrest and a subsequent signed statement She said she started the letters first a joke and then as the situation be came more complicated did not stop writing because there did not seem to be a stopping place STEEL COMBINE IS CERTAIN SAYS FIRMS COUNSEL Judge Refuses to Halt Counting of Big Block of Shares BULLETIN YOUNGSTOWN Ohio April 9 C S Turnbaujjli in common pleas court today temporarily enjoined the inspec tors of the election in the mer ger of the Youngstovvn Sheet and Tuhe company with Bethle hem Steel corporation from counting the 51038 shares of Sheet and Tube stock held ly Otis and company The suit was rot by Myron C Wick Jr Younpstown leader iti the np pnsltion and Holder ot 720 shares yOUNGSTOWN Ohio April fi A blocked by some new court fight the billion dollar mer ger of the Youngstown Sheet and Tube company with the Bethlehem Steel corporation today became a certainty its proponents said The supposedly closing skirmisli in the bitter struggle between many of the industrys greatest captains ended in common pleas court this morning when Judge C S Turn baugh refusedtoenjointhe voting ot a block of 51038 Sheet and Tube shares for the merger Shortly before Judge Turnbaughs decision was given spokesmen for Cyrus S Eaton leader of the anti merger group denied that the mer ger had a majority declaring the results of the vote could not be de termined until all had been counted He believed however that the mer jer fight hinged on Judge Turn saughs decision Stockholders of the big Youngs town company cast their ballots last night The block on which Judge Turnbaugh ruled was counted in favor of the merger and Attorney L A Manchester general counsel tor Sheet and Tube said the total vote when the count is completed would show 870000 votes for the merger Approximately 791000 were needed to approve it All Youngstown was in commo tion as the result of the battle Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal April senate argued ail Jay Monday as to whether Raskob is a demociaU or a republican a dry or a wet a businessman or just a poliU cian and if auy of these why If he is rich and a demo crat there mustbe a catch in it somewhere WILL ROGERS and they want to find out what it is He gave to the wets lobby which went to buy liquor for the These gifts tovarious causes and campaigns is what makes him of such in terest to both political parties They want to find out where he stands so they can get in on his side He is too good an angel to lose even if you have lo change your party to be with him Yours WILL ROGERS Texas Oil Gusher Holds Up R I Train WICHITA PALLS Tex Aprl 9 and oil hurled into the air by a wild gusher near Graham Texas last night halted traffic on the Rock Island railway and a near by highway While a crew of workmen battled to control the well guards held back a passenger and a freight train a well as spectators The well Is the Nash and Windfohr No 1 Daily production Is estimated a 15000000 cubic feet of gas and 5 000 barrels of petroleum GOTTINGTON IS REFUSED OFFICE Farmers National Grain Cor poration Elects Huff as President CHICAGO April 9 J CottingtoU of Stanhope Iowa was defeated last night in his dttemp Farmers National Grain corpora tton by G E Huff of Salina Kans Cottington however was electee to the executive committee to servi with Huff William H Stettle of In dianapolis J J Knight of Kansas City Mo and John Manley of Enid Okla More than 50 representatives o 22 grain cooperatives are in sea sion marking the first time that affairs of the grain corporation have been directly in the hands of the stockholders Sam JIcKelvie former governor of Nebraska and Carl Williams of Oklahoma members of the federa farm board were the priucipa speakers ARGUE TARIFF ON ALUMINUM Agreement Gives Lower Rate Than in Force at Present WASHINGTON April 9 The senatehouse tariff conferees have effected a compromise on aluminum rates under which the duty on this commodity will be lens than at present but higher than the figures approved by the senate when the democraticindependent republican coalition was in power there The conference agreement would fix the rate on crude aluminum at three and onehalf cents a pound as compared with five cents in the present law and two cents origin ally approved by the senate A duty of seven cents a pound on sheet aluminum was agreed upon by the conference as compared with a senate rate of three and one half cents and the present rate of nine centa DICKINSON TO TALK IN FLOYD Large Crowd Expected for Meeting in Charles City Courthouse CHARLES CITY April gressman L J Dickinson cam paigning for the republican nomin ation to the United States senate is scheduled for an address here this evening in the courthouse Interest in the senatorial cam paign is high In Floyd county and a large attendance is expected at the meeting local politicians state Mr Dickinson is on a tour of North Iowa in a final round of the state before tne primaries in June VET HOSPITALS SEEK MORE AID Knoxville Authorities Want Additions Costing WASHINGTON April 9 Sweeping legislation for the future hospitalization needs of the nations war veterans is now in process of a woman legis lators guiding hand The first woman to preside over a house veterans subcommittee Representative Edith Nourse Rogers republican Massachusetts is con ducting hearings on more than 530 000000 for more buildings beds diagnostic clinics and outpatient dispensaries for mentally and physi cally ailing exsoldiers Twentyfour states with definite demands already are scheduled for their day in court with the hos pital subcommittee of the veterans committee and Mrs Rogers expects still others to appear The demands include an addition to the existing hospitals at Knox ville Iowa to cost St Cloud Minn to cost Fort Snelling Minn to cost 5600000 and Jefferson Barracks Mo to cost Sl000000 PROHIBITION IS ISSUE IN FIGHT WITH DEMOCRAT GOP Nominee Winner by Majority of 200 000 Votes IIULLETIN CHICAGO April 0 senator republican 5883 pre cincts out of 7111 gave Dcnecn McGormick 593394 in cluding 8204 precincts in Cook county Chicago which gave Dcncen 185320 McCorrulck 334562 CHICAGO April 9 woman Ruth Hanna McCor mick phillipic foe of the world court faced an untouched issue and a new personality today as republi can senatorial nominee From the crest of a 200000 ma jority accorded her in yesterdays primary election in her own words he greatest victory ever won by a woman Mrs McCormick looked forward to a strenuous campaign la which the prohibition question will be forced to the front James Hamilton Lewis courtly orator of the senate a decade has chosen his weapon for the seven months duel The democratic sen atorial candidate winner of tbJe party nomination without a spoKen word will exchange thrusts ontJie liquor question with a had the support of the AntlSaio league m the primary The vet and dry issue we rnentioned before the vrituai y neen Went the ator who voted for American aether ence to the world court to meetde feat for reelection Today the opposingsenatorial aspirants stood side by side online c6urt issue former Senator Lewis having opposed the entry of the United States into the league of na tions The McCormick landslide oneof the largest majorities ever given a senatorial candidate at the primary resurrected Mayor William Hale Thompsons city and county republi can allies from the grave to which Deneens followers had consigned them two years ago and erected once more the political question mark after the name of the mayor Virtually retired from political activity yet still in nominal control of his faction Mayor Thompsons rejuvenation on the municipal throne was seen as a possible result of the Deneen defeat Nominees for sheriff county treasurer and president of the county board were among the city hall backed candidates that sailed to victory with Mrs McCormick Makes No Announcement Representative McCormick thua far has made no formal announce ment of her stand on prohibition Her husband the late Senator Mcdill McCormick was recognized aa a wet Senator Lewis during the Wilson administration twice voted against the Volstead act The strange combination of per sonalities again has brot Mrs Mc CJiirn to Page 5 Column Italian King and Mussolini Present at Victoria Rites ROMK April 9 services for Queen Victoria of Swed en were held this morning in the German Evangelical church here in the presence of her husband King Gustav Prince William and Prin cess Ingrid of Sweden the king of Italy and Premier Mussolini The body of the queen waa not at the services but was carried later from the Villa Svezia where she died last Friday at the age of GB to a special funeral train which with King Gustav Prince William and Princess Ingrid aboard departed for Stocknolm IOWA WEATHER Tartly cloudy Wednesd night mid Thursday becomi so mew I uit threatening Thui day slightly warmer in trcnie fust portion Wednesd night cooler In extreme portion Thursday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figurel for 21 hour period ending at 8 o lock Wednesday morning Ifitxiniiiiu Tuesday Minrnimi in Night ti8 At 8LA M Wednesday The continued period of raiiiless weather wilt stand as the prlri ipal meteorological mark on the Vlrst two weeks of April The wind Wed nesday morning was from r the south with prospects bright maximum more temperature ;