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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 12, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home HOME VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY APRIL 12 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 159 m Senator to Quit Gould Disappointed With Life in Congress HOOVER SEES WORLD SAVING 1 1 iS 1 By CHARLES P SIEWAHT ASHINGTON April tor Arthur R Gould of Maine was under the impression that he would enjoy being a senator when he was elected to serve until next March just after Sena tor Bert M Fer nalds death in office about three and a half years ago N e vertholess Senator Gould is not a candidate for another term He could have it for the asking according to accounts from up Ban gor from Augusta and Skowhegan and the Mount Katah din neighborhood and the Aroostook valley where he owns a railroad or two nearly all the power sources out of doors and some millions of Gandhi Finds Difficulties in Disobedience Order MOTHER INDIA IN REVOLT dollars worth properties of miscellaneous CENATOR GOULD is not a candi J date to succeed himself because he docs not want to be v He is not homesick Ho dfles not pretend that his business interests compel him to quit politics Inured to hard work all his life it is not leisure that he craves He is in corking good health for a man of 73 Evidently somehow the senate has disappointed him It has for a fact candidly ad tTurn to Page 8 Column SHOT BY SOUTHERNER Alabama Youth in Jail Fol Deputy Sheriff HARRISONBTJRG La April 12 Grogan 45 was in jail today at Jena accused of fatally shooting Andrew Womack 48 chief deputy sheriff of Catahoula parish last night when Womack attempted to search his tent in a lumber camp south of here Catahoula authorities said they had suspected the lumber camp area as a source of moonshine whisky A search in the neighborhood of Grogans tent they reported re vealed a cache of more than 50 bottjes of beer Grogan was removed to Jena in LaSaile parish officers said because of high feeling He was ordered held for grand jury action after a cor oners inquest A Negro trusty who was acting as Womacks chauffeur said an al tercation resulted from the attempt of the deputy to go thru Grogans tent and the pair exchanged blows Grogan the trusty related freed himself from the officers grasp procured an automatic shotgun and fired at Womack who had turned toward his automobile More than a dozen buckshot struck the deputy in the back the trusty said and he died within a few minutes Federal Agent Shot WASHINGTON April 12 Lamar W York 36 a federal pro hibition agent was shot and killed here early today by a man identi fied only as a Negro whom he had arrested He had taken two Negroes into custody on a liquor charge They jerked away and ran one them turning and firing once The pro hibition agent was hit in the head Two Negroes were subsequently arrested by Washington police in connection with the shooting and are being held for investigation CHANGE IN PLAN Followers Had Expected Wholesale Jail Sen tences SIMLA India April from various dis tricts affected by Mahatma Gandhis civil disobedience campaign show that the first effects of the govern ments patient and carefully con trolled policy has been to disorgan ize the forces of the resistors and bewilder them by the query of what next Gandhis followers apparently calculated the government would not tolerate any breach of the law however technical or minor and that all and sundry among the vio lators would be thrown into jail They hoped thus to fill the jails to overflowing and face the govern ment with a problem and a test of strength Turned Out Differently Tilings have turned out different ly from Gandhis expectations He and his followers find the govern ment is dealing with each local sit uation on its merits This has led to a striking change in the Gandhi program The Mahatma had said seyera that he would reedom for his country or his dead body would float on the ocean He has now decided however to abandon the Dandi district where he had thot to make his real test and will tour by car and hy train to those centers in which his presence may be needed to give stimulus to the local civil disobedience movement or save it from collapse The Gandhi movement is still con fined largely to Gujerat province and the Punjab and the northwest frontier provinces are at present en tirely unaffected Bombs Explode BOMBAY India April 12 Two bombs were exploded here this morning one in the third class wait ing room at Byciilla station injur ing two people and the other in the suburban milk train near Mus jid just outside the city The police are investigating One thousand nationalist volun teers distributed thruout the city made salt today in continuance of the campaign of civil disobedience of the British laws by which it is hoped to gain Indian independence The headquarters of the India National congress issued a mani festo calling upon the people to ob serve complete nonviolence par ticularly during the great proces sion planned for tomorrow the con cluding day of National week The days activities will culmin ate in a mass meeting on the sea shore where everybody is invited to bring pots and use to take home sea water for illegal manufacture of the product OS OF ARE DESTROYED 15000 Loss Results as No Water Is Found to Fight Fire HAHATPIA GANDHI Altho Ilitsro Iinvi liecn signs of disappointment on tin part oC Mahntmn Gandhi and his followers on the result of their civil dis obedience program in India revolts against the British rule are still widespread The Nationalists were expectant of muny arrests which so far liuvn not lieen made in any large numbers Some rcvolters have been placed In jail In Bombay Calcutta Surat Ahmcdabad and In the cold mine area around Mysore 15000 miners are reported on n clash betweensoldiersunrt Sarojini NaJduv Indian feminist leader and a lieutenant of Gandhislias been active in ihe present campaign Lord Inviii viceroy of India at Delhi has refrained from orderinij Gandhis arrest because of the fnar of his attaining the status of a martyr AUNT HET By Robert Quillen 1 reckon church has one family that thinks the preacher aint humble enough if he prays for any thing without consultin them first KIDNAP VICTIM FOUND IN EAST 14 Year Old Detroit Boy Gone for Six Days Lo cated in Maine MECHANIC FALLS Maine April 12 11 year old boy who said he had been kidnaped ao he was on his way to a high in Detroit Mich on Monday was at the home Night Watchman Albert Needham today The lad who gave the name of Leonard Hanna said he was thrown into an automobile in the Michigan city by two men he did not know and taken to New f ork by train After drinking some coffee the men put him on the train he said His mind was a blank for several day and that he then recalled traveling about two different cities on eleva ted railways He said the men took him to Lew iston yesterday and placed him on a train bound for Rumford but that aa he had no money he was put oti the train and walked 11 miles across country to this town The boy said his father wns Wil liam Hanna and that they had been living at the factory hotel in Detroit after his father obtained employ ment in the Ford factory TRIO IS FOUND DEAD ON FARM Double Murder and Suicide Revealed by Searchers HOVEN S Dak April 12 Three persons were found dead on a farm near here late last night evi dently the victims of a double mur der and a suicide The dead Joseph G Milier John P Miller Gertrude Mary Miller Frank Stait states attorney said he believed John Miller killed his brother and sister and then committed suicide He said he be lieved the killings occurred last Tuesday or Wednesday as all the newspapers from April 8 until yes terday were still in the mail box There had been no activity around the farm for two days and this caused an investigation by neigh bors Josephs body was found un der the dining room table where it had slumped after being shot in the chest Gertrudes body was found slumped beneath a living room window shot twice once in the face and once in the back Johns body was found at daylight this morning hanging from a rafter in the granary He is believed to have committed suicide Insanity is thot to be the cause Girls Body Found Stuffed in Culvert WASHINGTON April 12 few iiours after the finding of her abandoned blood spattered auto mobile the body of Miss Mary Baker 28 navy department em ploye was discovered wedged into a culvert near National cemetery Police after an examin ation said she had been shot to death There were evidences that she had been beaten on the head with a blunt instrument and bruises were found on her neck Her wrist watch had stopped at oclock Search for Miss Baker began early today after her roommates in Lyon Village Va reported she had failed to return home last night Cedar Rapids Recount Produces No Errors CEDAR RAPIDS April 12 The recount asked by former Mayor J F Rail for the result of the mu nicipal mayoralty contest showed that there were no errors In the original count A check of the voting machines by a three man court gave Charles D Huston the election by a majority of 17 votes i PAINTERFLYER REPORTED LOST Aviator May Have Been Forced Down Crossing Lake Michigan CHICAGO April 12 ake Michigan was scanned today for Ralph Fisher Skelton a Chicago portrait painter who was many lours overdue at PalWaukee air port on a return flight from De troit In his own monoplane Skelton eft Detroit at 3 oclock Thursday afternoon landing a short time ater at Ann Arbor Mich for gaso line Taking off again at Skel ton headed directly west and friends believed he attempted to cross Lake Michigan and was forced to alight in the water in which event airmen said the plane would have sunk SHOWERS BRING COOL WEATHER Forest City Reports Heaviest Rainfall in State With 26 Inches DES MOINES April 12 Scattered rainfall thruout Iowa during the night brot cooler weathet today after a week in which tht mercury held around midsummei of undetermined origin de stroyed three buildings valued at i5000 belonging to the Chicago tleat Market on Birch drive in the northeast part of the city Friday night One of the structures was a nass of flameswhen fireman ar rived and two adjoining buildings vere burned later when firemen could get no water to fight the blaze Frank Kubiak proprietor stated that the refrigeration plant Is val ued at and that the entire loss would be about Only insurance was carried on the xiildinga and contents The slaugh ter plant is just within the city limits Heiit Is Intense When firemen arrived the re frigeration building a two story frame structure was burning brisk ly The heat was intense and ignitcc nearby buildings The supply o water carried by firemen on th trucks was soon exhausted Firemen also used hand pumps in an effprtto stop the flames Then they tried to find a place along the creek from which water could be pumped Firemen went along the creek for a considerable distance but could find no place where the fire truck could be taken close enough to the creeic to be of any value Creek Has High Bank The creek has a high bank near the slaughter house which pre cluded the possibility of pumping it by suction No place could be found to drive the trucks nearer the level of the water By the use of hand pumps re filled from a farmhouse a small building which had been used by Ihe watchman for sleeping quariers was saved Several times flames threat ened this but were extinguished Mr Kubiak and four other men were at the slaughter house at oclock Friday evening About the time the flames are believed to have started the watchman was awayfor supper Wiring Caused Trouble According to Mr Kubiak con siderable difficulty had been en countered at the plant because of the electric wiring He states that often it was impossible to touch the hogs hanging in the slaughter house without receiving a severe shock No cause however has been given for the origin of the fire When the fire was first seen at oclock Friday evening by a woman living near the slaughter house flames were pouring out of the roof She then called the fire department The reflection of the flames in the sky attracted a large crowd and soon the roada leading Torn to Iiipre 2 Column Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal April reading Mr Coolidges article Told about me knocking the senate W h y he started in where 1 finish Said his pres tige would not allow him be ing a senator That when he was elected governor 12 years ago that he stepped over WILL UOGERS their heads And he certainly wnsnt going to go backwards When those guys hear that a governor higher than a sena tor I want to hear em howl Mrs Gann cantbe accused of being the only one that brings up social precedence Calvin is trying to uphold his place at the table too Id like to see some hostess try and seat the gover nor of Utah above Borah Wow Yours WILL Merger Vote to Be Fought Out in Court 3POWER PACT NEARLY READY Pi WASHINGTON April 12 of justice offi cials siild today this merger or Iho Bethlehem Steel company und the Youngstown Sheet ami Tube company would bo inves tigated to determine whether tiny restraint of tnido that might luy tho basis for charges of monopoly would result Tho possibility of prosecu tion it was added depends largely on whether competition is preserved YOUNGSTOWN Ohio April 12 of Youngstown Sheet nd Tube with the Bethlehem Steel orporalion today bore the approval f stockholders but final consum laliun of the billion dollar deal till must run a gauntlet of court ction that may make history lu the nations corporation legal battles Announcement that 857821 shares of Sheet and Tube stock 580HO nore than the necessary twothirds majority had been voted in favor of the consolidation was made last night U S Delegates Hope to Start for Home on Thursday marks The showers were light the heaviest fall being reported to the government weather bureau here from Forest City which had 26 inch Lamoni reported 17 Daven port 16 and Iowa City 15 while nearly every other reporting sta tion reported from a trace to 10 D Reed government inch Charles meteorologist said precipitation so far this year has been only slightly more than 60 per cent of normal The average rainfall up to April 10 is 488 inches he said whereas this year only 303 had been recorded up to today The deficiency in rainfall for April is even greater only 02 inch being recorded compared with a normal of 93 Altho conditions are not i critical for crops as yet he said we will need rain soon if the soil is to be in proper condition for corn planting VVheat and onts have not suffered materially ns yet Two good rains he added should make up the deficiency anc put the farm land in excellent con dition1 PROBE ACCIDENT THAT KILLED 19 Identification of Bodies in BusTrain Wreck Difficult ISLETA N Atex April 12 Efforts were being made here to1 day completely to identify 10 viej tims of a motor bustrain crush here whose bodies were so terribly mangled that some uncertainly still exists regarding names of 12 of the dead Ten other passengers aboard the PickwickGreyhound bus enroute from Los Angeles to Denver were injured Bits of wreckage and bodies were strewn for 200 yards by a speeding Santa Fe mail train that struck the bus yesterday at n cross ing near the ancient Pueblo of Isleta Investigation Is Started After the collision blazing gaso line burned the clothing from some of the bodies and consumed inflam mable parts of the wrecked bus So broken were bodies of the vic tims that their identity had to be learned from letters and their ef fects and baggage State officials here have moved to investigate thoroly the cause of the crash District Attorney Lujan an Eaton Fights Merger Immediately afterward Cyrus S Eaton Cleveland financier who ha bitterly contested the deal with a the resources at the command of h millions declared he will fight o thru the courts and spend his la penny if necessary to frustrate the merger The vote election inspectors an nounced was based on stock held as of record March 22 and part of Eatons legal battle has been based Turn c Piurc Column BULLKTIN LONDON Irirll 12 first draft of Hie London naval agreement was being prepared today with a view to its sub mission to tho five delegates before midnight Progress was mado by the drafting ami expert committees this morning and It was indicat ed ut St iJnnics paluuo thai it would possible to conclude si rough draft for consideration by tho vnrloiis delegates over tho weekend WASHINGTON April 12 T The abolition oC competitive naval building und n world saving of approximately arc n the opinion of President Hoover he Important accomplishments he London conference With the termination of interna tional rivalry in warship construc tion the chief executive foresees the burial of the fears and suspi cions which have been Us constant product He predicts that tha MRS MCORMICK RUNS AS DRY Will Have Plenty to Say on Prohibition Later Says Nominee WASHINGTON April 12 W Ruth Hanna McCormick the repub lican nominee for senator from Il linois will run for Hint office as a dry A question concerning the wet stand of her democratic opponent former Senator J Hamilton Lewis elicited the response She promised that she would have plenty to say on the prohibition subject when the campaign gets in to full swing next fall Mrs McCormick wns interviewed nounced an inquest into the deaths j rl cvening shc hiu cn would be held at 30 o clock n m Monday in Albuquerque Bus Did Not Stop Attaches of the district attorneys office interviewed the 10 shaken survivors and rounded up witnesses Turn io 2 Column CONFESSION MAY FREE TWO MEN Pair on Trial for Bank Rob bery May Get Liberty MINNEAPOLIS April 12 A story told in Minneapolis Friday may mean freedom to two men now on trial for bank robbery in Apple ton Wis A suspect held in the city jail here since Wednesday as a suspect in the Lewis Wis bank robbery was reported to have confessed that he took arj nd in four Wisconsin bank holdups and one in Minnesota One of the Wisconsin jobs he told police was the holdup of the bank at Black Creek Two men are under arrest and are now being tried in Appleton for that robbery Tiie man in the Minneapolis city jail Js reported to have admitted complicity in the Lewis robbery and in the holdup of a bank at San born Minn where was taken Bank officials from Sanborn visited the Minneapolis jail yesterday and identified him Police Unable to Verify Attack on Muscatine Studio MUSCATINE April 12 lice today were still without tangi ble clews in the reported attack on Norman Baker proprietor of radio station KTNT Thursday night Officers were unable to find any witnesses who heard more than four shots all of which they learned had been fired by Harry Hoxsey Bakers companion Police said there was no evidence of any shots having been fired at Baiter The latter claimed three men stood outside his window and at tempted to shoot him gaged in a long conference with President Hoover She said she was entirely with the president on his law enforcement program but that they had most amicably agreed to disagree on the question of Ameri can adhesion to the world court Swisher of Waterloo Is ReElected as Head of University Alumni IOWA CITY April 12 election of Benjamin F Swisher uf Waterloo as president of the Uni versity of Iowa alumni association was announced today by R G fiig bee executive secretary Robert J Bannister of DCS Moincs and Henry G Walker of Iowa City were named vice presidents More than 1200 alumni cast mail ballots Higbce said AUTO SALESMAN IS FOUND SLAIN Chicago Mans Body Found Few Minutes After Demonstration CHICAGO April 12 Wolf an automobile salesman was shot to death on a south side street last night less than nil hour after he had taken a Mr Weber out foi a demonstration His body a bullet thru the heart was found on the pavement near by the maroon demonstration road ster was wedged between two trees wrecked After dinner Wolf bid his wife and four children goodbye and went to the nutmobile agency There he told Jiis employer he had n buyer for the roadster at the customer came Hello Mr Weber Wolf said Ill take you out and show you the car now Fortyfive minutes later Wolf3 body was found In reconstructing Wolfs death police believe it is an unalagy to the notorious Harvey Church murder of 1921 Church lured two automobile salesman to his home under the pre text of wanting a demonstration He killed them to get the car money saved will be devoted to re productive enterprise and result In a greatly stimulated world prosper ity Cabled Congratulations The president has cabled to trie American delegates at approval of the agreement reached there and his admiration for their patience and determination in an arduous and difficult negotiation In addition he wishes to congratu late the representatives of tho four other powers which participated in the conference for their construc tive and courageous action All this was made known late yesterday when the president met the Washington correspondents for the regular semiweekly press cou feretice He issued a lengthy state ment summarizing his views on the benefits to be derived from the Lon don agreement Save Olio Billion In estimating the financial sav ing Mr Hoover compared the sumd to be spent for naval construction under the accord effected this week with what would have been expend ed on a basis of the fleet strength proposed at the unsuccessful Geneva Tniii l Inut Column IOWA WEATHER Occasional sliowors Saturday night and Sunday warmer in central iiiiil northwest portion Siilunhiy night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning v Maximum Friday OH Minimum In Night 45 At 8 A M Saturday 53 Rainfall 12 of an Inch North Iowas spring drought waa relieved if not ended Friday after noon when a rain began to fall shortly after noon It recurred in the night bringing the total to a bit more than a tenth of an inch In the afternoon 09 nf an inch fell and the nigbt precipitation was figured at 03 of an inch Saturday opened cloudy witli prospects good for a resumption of the rain WEEKS FORECAST Weather outlook for the week be ginning Monday April For tha upper Mississippi and lower Mis souri valleys and the northern and central great cloudiness some probability of rain or north portions and rain south portions Monday or Tuesday temperatures near normal over north portions nnd considerably above over south portions at begin ning of week followed by colder about Tuesday night or Wednesday ;