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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 18, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home EDIT VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY APRIL 18 1930 UNITED PKESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 164 New Religion Spiritual Revival Needed Says Huddleston ASHINGTON April 18 A new religion is our great need said Congress man George Hud dleston of Ala bama The Birming ham representa tive had been discussing the crass material ism of the poli tics and for that matter the life in general of today not alone in the United States but thruout the world altho es pecially accentuated in this country doubtless owing to the purely mun dane character of the effort re quired to transform it in so few generations from a wilderness into the land of abundant but certainly unspiritual plenty of the twentieth centurys fastwaning decade Considering the hard practicabil ity which supposedly is the princi pal ingredient in the makeup of the average public man it is sur prising how often one hears an al most total lack of the spiritual ele ment in the American people de plored on Capitol hill To it Senator Thomas J Walsh Montana a Roman Catholic openly attributes the low political standards of recent years I have heard Senatcr William H King Utah a Morraan dwell on its fre quently Representative Huddleston who subscribes to the Methodist faith and is of a strongly analyti cal turn of mind went into the sub ject thoroly TTTJMANITY he said has lost il its old God We will speak oE Him as if we accepted Him as literally as ever We pretend to ourselves that we do But in our heart of hearts we are conscious that we do not know the God whom our fathers knew that religion aia we conceive it is not the religion that pur fathers believed re Enforcement TIDE IS TORiN i existing religion has any deep significance to the bulk of the present generation and it needs Turn to 2 Column American Blames Labor Troubles for His Capture VERA CRUZ April IS Leonard B Cassidy American citi zen who was kidnaped by Mexicans near the village of E Hule Oaxaca Tuesday morning feared during the 30 hours he was a captive that i fate more terrible than that of un paid ransom victim was to be his lot Cassidy who arrived here last night by railroad from Tuxtepec Oaxaca near the Puebla state bor der said that the men who cap tured him he believed were moti vated with desire for a gruesome revenge for labor difficulties they had with him as manager of the Transcontinental Fruit company in thai section Cassidy was worn out and com pletely exhausted from his experi ence He understood that six men had been arrested by General Gon xaJes at a plnce near Esperanza not far from the Sebastopol banana ranch and that one of them had been executed The other five were held as intellectual authors of the crime Another report said all had been summarily executed Letter of Stayton Reveals Belief of Hoover Attitude WASHINGTON April 18 expression of belief by W H Stayton chairman of the board of the Association Against the Prohi bition Amendment that President Hoover is beginning to doubt whether prohibition can be en forced was received today by the senate lobby committee The opinion was contained in a letter written last February by Stayton to Charles S Wood of Phil adelphia a vice president of the wet organisation It said My own feeling is as 3 talk to senators members of con gress and public officials here that Mr Hoover is beginning to doubt whether prohibition can be en forced It added that Mr Hoover wants to take plenty of time to considei it but he is being abused a little too much Cumin on Stand Again The Stayton letter was introduce into the voluminous lobby commit tee record while Henry H Curran president of the Association Agains the Prohibition Amendment wa testifying focthe third day Curran had said Hide is prohibition in congress Curran predicted that the Shep pard bill to make the purchaser o liquor equally guilty with the sellc and the Wickersham proposal t abolish trial by jury in conlraven tion of the bill of rights would no be passed by the present congress Two years ago he added in Jones bill to increase penalties fo prohibition violations passed with whoop Senator Elaine republican Wisconsin the only wet on the com mittee asked Curran if his organ LkKE ERIE ON RAMPAGE OUSTS FAMILIES CHAPLAINS CRITICIZED Thirty families were forced from homes on Toledos hike front by one of the worst storms in cent Waves from the lake arc shown being dashed against residence Census Reports May Show Need fov Reapportion ment AUNT By Robert Quillen I want to be in Heaven when Virginia Anne gets there I want to see one choir she cant boss by wallin her eyes an pattin the males in it By IIODFOUD E flIOBLEY Stuff Correspondent WASHINGTON April districling of Iowa by the stale leg slalure following the present cen sus and reapporlionment of the ouse will probably be necessary even if there is little or no change n the stales representation in con gress according to the census bu The shift of population has been such that it is believed there is con siderable discrepancy in the aver age conKtiluency and that represent ed by Representative Gilbert N Haugen and other members of the delegation All Vary Some Every district varies somewhat from average constituency which should include approximately 280 Tiirn fn Ill go Column Both Hald in Jail Pending Year Old Murder LOS ANGELES April IS Otto Sanhuber who imprisoned himself in garrets for 10 years in order to be near Mrs Walburga Oesterreich the woman he loved today again was close to his al leged enchantress but both occu pied cells in the county jails The pair was indicled jointly yes terday by the grand jury for the murder of the womans husband Fred Oesterreich retired Milwau kee Wis garment manufacturer Aug 22 1822 Authorities said their arraign ment in superior court signalized solution of sHi3rirg which because of apparent lack of motive and absence of clews mys tified police for more than seven years At Ihe arraignment Mrs Oester reich stood by Ihe side of Sanhubsr No flicker of recognilion passed be Iwecm them Tho man waived lime for pleading but the woman said she was unprepared Sanhuber confessed that he lived like a bat in attics of the Oester reich homes here and in Milwaukee from Ifni when he first met Mrs Oesterreich until more than a year lifter he had slain her husband Charles City Store Burns Loss Is Great F T e d e T i c k so n Furniture Building Wrecked by Explosion CHARLES CITY April following an explosion which blew out cart of north wall of the building resulted in damages amounting to here at Fred UOD IQ tlLln Sd oclock this morning in the erickson Furniture store The building had been struck by lightning 21 hours before with only slight dfimnge Chief David Slmn non head of tbe local fire depart mcnt states that the explosion evi dently resulted from gases formed between the brick outside wall and the wooden inside wall by smolder ing material set on fire by the lightning An alarm was turned in by the driver of a taxicab who was stand ing at his stand across the street when the explosion happened Flames immediately broke out in the building The roof was bfi damaged and the undertaking stock on the second floor ruined by the fire The furniture stock on the first floor was damaged both by j fire and water It was noticed at 8 oclock in the j evening that the building wus full of smoke and Mr Mrs Im Fredcrickson stopped on their way dome front hureli and investigated They believed that the smoke wns coming from the furnace which had been put out of order hy the light ning Several bricks had fallen side the chimney The loss is partly covered by in surance taken out with several BIG SIX TO FIGHT COMBINE Gang Merger May Be Simpler Attack1 Says Randolph CHICAGO April IS Houston Texas today came word from Col Robert IslianiRandolph president of the Chicago Associa tion of commerce that the associa tions secret six already has tnk en steps to meet and defeat the new alliance of Chicago gangsters under the leadership of Al Capone The secret six is fully cognizant of the situation and is operating Colonel Randolph said He is tour ing the southwest with a Chicago good will group These organized enemies of so ciety are no more formidable as a single unit than as scattered outlaw bands ho said In fact the new alliance may make them a simpler object of attack The secret committee o six whose members are serving without knowledge even of each others identities was organized several weeks ago for the purpose of wip ing out organized crime in Chicago Colonel Randolph its organizer and spokesman expressed the belief thai the secret six would he iiiic cessful in its mission within months i Under the agreement of gang sters JIM reported ii the newspa pers the principal gangs of llto city I cast aside their for most of the gang slayinga of recent their oul law interests in thn liciuor gam bling and vice traffic H was cles oribcd as a neace pact to end machine gunnery1 the rides and Big Break Is Discovered Following Search of 17 Hours AFTER surveying the city for more than J7 hours an enor mous leak in the main of the city waterworks department system wns discovered at oclock Friday morning Water was pumped at three and onehalf times the nor mal rate but resulted in no sur face flow by which the break could be found The break was between Delaware avenue and Pennsylvania avenue on Ninth street northeast It was found thru the excessive outflow of water in a storm sewer Because of sandy and rocky soil the water easily found its way from the break to the sewer without rising to the surface The1 main was turned off in the vicinity of the leak so that the loss of water was stopped Break ill According to water department officials the break in the main oc curred about oclock Thursday night At once the pressure was re duced and it was necessary to run more pumps at a greater rate o speed to supply the city As th pressure continued to fall th pumps were running at three an onerhalf times the normal capacity E H Crofoot superintendent e timated that water had bee pumped in Mason City at the ra of 6250000 gallons a day becaus the break This was escaping a the rate of several thousand ga Ions an hour Survey Is Started City employes were called 01 Thursday night and started a sur vey of the city inspecting all fir hydrants and manholes testing th Turn IiiRe Column Aiuoclalect freae1 Ptoto Dr Ietcr Ainslie Baltimore minister criticized urniy clmnlulns at n lenloii ser mon in Washington His re marks lirot n relmltc from tlio llev Jason Noble Tierce President Coolidgcs former pustor in whose church sermon wns delivered Social Registrite in N Y Named in Effort to Col lect NEW YOKK April 18 heir to a fortune wno married his mothers chambermaid has been named defendant in a 15250000 breach of suit by another servant girl William Willoclc Jr social reg istrite was married last November to Adelaide Ingebretsen who had been employed at the Willoclc Syo set Long Island home Altho tho marriage at first was frowned upon by the parents of the wealthy bridegroom the bride later wiis ac cepted by the family Relates Conditions Under Which Editors Can Be Sentenced WASHINGTON April 18 The power of the courts to punish newspaper men for contempl when articles interfere with impede or obstruct the administration of jus tice was defended before the Amer ican Society of Newspaper Editors today by Justice Ernest I Edgcomb of tbe New York supreme court The courts he said have no de sire and no power to control the press in its legitimate sphere The jurist said he knew of no reason why a judge was immune from criticism any more than any other official asserting that he could conceive of nothing so con ducive to making a public official arrcgfnnt and overbearing as the knowledge that he would never be called to account for his conduct He told the editors thai all cen sorship of the press was prohibited by the constitution but said thai they must admit that some pub lishers have so far overstepped the bounds of decency and have so flagrantly abused the privileges granted them by the fundamental law of the land that it is not sur prising that some sort of remedial legislation is frequently suggested companies No estimate has been mnoimecd on the amount of dam age the death device known as putting on the spot Senator Will Take Issue of Committees Rule to Peapie WASHINGTON April IS iTi Ecnalor Heflin of Alabama issued a statement today asserting he would go to Alabama immediately to apficnl to the voters from the de cision of the suprenvj court uphold ing the ruling oC the democratic slate committee thai those who failed to support Alfred E Smith in 1928 were ineligible to run for of fice on the democratic ticket Barred by the decision from seek ing renomination for the senate on the democratic ticket in the pri mary next month Senator Heflin said There is nothing left tor us to do now but to appeal the case to the rank and file of the party They constitute the supreme court of the democratic parly in Alabama and f shall take Hie to them con fident of success Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal April at times you feel your government is not interested in you you are all wrong Why ev ery 10 years they send around o see if you arc still liv ing and why They take your name and ad dress and if iinylhing shows up during Ihe next 10 year Ihey will notify you Knowing how ninny of us there ia dont mean a Censuses are just for chamber of commerces ora torical purposes The new census will give California six new con gressmen Now if you can call I hat adding to human welfare you are an optimist Yours for less census and more sense and cents WILL ROGERS LEGGE UNMOVED BY OPPOSITION Farm Board Chairman Wishes His Foes Luck With Their Attacks CHICAGO April 18 man Alexander Legge of the fci eral farm board today delivere slight comment on the nationwu campaign against the activities the board started by the Minneapolis 1 grain exchange I lust tell em we wish em luck that is we hope they will have 11 good time he said The chairman was disposed to consider the Minneapolis plea for repeal of the agricultural marketing act as good advertising for the farm board Its funny isnt it that they should make so much fuss about something which they said would not work he observed Acknowledging that opponents ol the board had some strength in some localities Mr Legge said there was nothing new in the oppo sition of grain produce and com modily exchanges Repeal Vote Leading in Digest Poll New Clews Found in Kill ing of Washington Clerk WASHINGTON April 18 After questioning Skinner nnd Mildred Sperry former Webster county Iowa girls ami roommates nf Mary Buker who was shun un der mysterious circumstances ii week ago authorities iuveslifjatiiig the case said lodny they were fol lowing Iwo new developments After the funeral of Miss Baker officers who wanted to question her Dominates could not locate them hey were found in a Virginia town ear Richmond and readily con cntcd to answer officers It was explained that they Ictt Vnshington because they felt the ublicity given them was distaale ul Girls IJelcnsiil Miss Sperry and Miss Skinner ac ompamed Commonwealth Attorney Villium G Glotli to Arlington Vn and lifter talking to officers for sev eral hours were released They were lot under arrest Miss Baiter an employe of the ntwy dopiirlment was last seen Fri day afternoon after attending a church meeting Her roommates called police after she failed to return home and the ensuing search resulted in the find ing her body under a culvert near Arlington National cemetery Sho had been shot to death L P Manila an intensive gallon and questioning of a number pt men known to have been friendly tbe girl no arrests have been made Webster Cuunly Girls FORT DODGE April 18 Two Webster county girls lived in Washington with Miss Mary Baker whose slaying is being investigated Miss Mildred Sperry of Fort Dndgc ami Miss Olga Skinner of Moorland rented n bungalow with her NEW YORK April The vote for repeal of the eighteenth amend ment continues to lead with over 41 per cent of the total of ItRllots returned from the entire stales in the sixth weeks returns of The Literary Digests naliuuwkio poll on prohibition as published in a recent issue of the magazine The broakup of the grand to ill gives iUfJGSI votes for enforce ment for modification iud 1308811 for repeal This shmvs over 2S per cent of the total vole for strict enforce uoiil while practically M per cent fivor modification lo legal ivu light wines and beers With the poll still far from com plete The Iilcraiy Digest m nounccs the returns from any previ ous poll ever undertaken by the periodical including the heretofore most popular national referendum in the HooverSmith campaign of 1028 Kvprcts 2 000 Moro Dr William Scavcr Woods odi torinchicf of the slated Coastwise Steamers Collide Sailor Hurt LEWES Del April 18 liJ Tlui steamers F J Liiclccnbach PiiiU dclphia for New York and the Sil artiu Buenos Aires via New York for Philadelphia wcro in collision off the Delaware capes lst mglit One member of the crew the Luckenbach was injured and was Ijrot to shore hero Both vessels were damaged but proceeded to he Delaware inca luvaler here The collision wast due to fog Parks Announces His Candidacy in Hampton HAMPTON April ISWilbcrt K Parks ha announced that he will lie a candidate for the office of comity jillorncv jji opposition to H H Uhlcnhopp Mr Parks in a native of Franklin county and a son of Mr and Mr nnd Mrs D W Parks of Hampton Turn to IK Column Senate Must Wait to Act on Naval Treaty Pact Must Be Offered to Solons When Delegates Return Home WASHINGTON April IS Ul President Hoover may wait until the Amiiiciin delegation retuin from the London conference before reaching a decision on whether the senate will be asked to ratify the new naval treaty at this session ol congress The chief executive Is anxious that the pact be taken up at the earliest possible time but has been advised by senate leaders to defer action until their colleagues have had an opportunity to study the treaty They suggested that he bold it until the tariff bill Is out of the way The delegation is expected back in Washington during the first week in May It include two mem bers of the senate Kced of Penn sylvania and liobinson of Arkan sas and one prospective member Ambassador Dwighl W Morrow PossiblLj forcwurnings of opposi tion were seen in an announcement by Chairman Male of I ho naviil committee Thai he belicvtil the treaty embodied a departure from the American policy of building big cruisers and intended calling naval experts before his committee to ob tain tluir opinions Senator Bornh who is chairman of the foreign relations committee however gives the treaty his con ditional approval From what J have been told there are no political conditions in il ho said nnd I do think it helps tbe cmise of dis armament Hut 1 cannot pass j finally upon u treaty until I sec it I IOWA WEATHER Icair Friday night and Ssilur day light frost and somewhat voider in northeast portion Fri day night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 2l hour period ending at S oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday fiS Miiminmni in Night At K A M Friday II Kainfal lit of an linh Tbe sun was back in its place Fri day morning after about a five day vacvlion durine which time almost an inch and threefiuarlfrH of much of ii in thr form of has fallen The wind wis tiCiu the rifu 1 luHst and chilly and the weather forecaster was talking in terms oi fair wtrillicr idiead ;