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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 28, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIKE SKKVICB EDIT MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY 1930 UNITED PKESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NQ 172 Labor Is Aroused Universal Draft Is Cause of tation By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON April voted not so long ago to renounce war as a na tional the senate is consid ering the so called universal draft resolution now The represen tatives already have passed it but in a badly mangled form That isto say C o n g r e s sman Huddleston of Alabama got in an amendment designed to knock out the idea of conscripting industrial and farm la bor which actually killed the res olution according to Congressman Johnson of South Dakota because the amendment defeated its real purpose as Congressman Snell of New York explained Its senate friends job is lo re suscitate it if they can universal draft principles 1 supporters make a great deal of the fact that it lias the American Legions indorsement However dont forget pointed out Con gressman Connery of Massachusetts Turing the representatives debate that the Legion thot capital was tg conscripted too The drawback to this part of the program is that conscription of cap ital is unconstitutional the other kinds of conscription are not Anyway capitals profits urged Congressman Johnson in opposition to the Huddleston amendment can be as in the last war tactlessly adds the railroad brotherhoods organ Labor com menting on the argument only created 23000 new millionaires TO be sure the universal draft resolution proposes a commis i whose duties are to include for constitutional amend Turn to Pago 5 Column CONGRESS PLEA Boy 6 Drowns in Winnebago River at Fertile URGES ACTION BOBBIE EVENSON IS CARRIED OFF BYSWIFTWAT AIRTRANSPORT COMPANY SUED Estate of Crash Victims De manding Damages of NEW YORK April 28 damage suit involving the responsibility of an aviation com pany to its passengers begun today in supreme eovirt before a jury The estate of Carl C Stoll Jr of Louisville Ky is the plaintiff and Curtiss Flying Service the de fendant Stoll and Mrs Mary Seaman of Greenport Long Zslind were pass engers in a Curtiss Flying Service plane which crashed at Mineola Long Island April M 1927 killing them and the pilot John Parks Andrews The company contends that the pilot was a compeleH man the plane in excellent rendition thst the usual precautions against acci dent had been taicen and that it therefore was not liable Lawyers for the plaintiff argue that an air plane company oivcf its passengers more than ordinary care Takes First Death Toll of Season CERTILE April North Iowas i first death from drowning hap pened here Saturday evening when Robert Evenson 6 Ibon of Mr and Mrs Oswald Evenson fell irlo the fishway and floated into the deeper current before he could be reached Funeral services were conducted today in the Christian church Qert by the Rev R O Hjelneland pastor of the Lutheran church Burial was at the Beaver Creek cemetery Help was summoned immediately by the group of boys with wnnm he had been playing aid lie was giveo first aid and medical pttectfion The rush of the waterhwevor had ear BritainMade Cloth Burned by India Mob KARACHI India April 28 While a British war plane hov ered overhead 8000 Indian nation alists today burned a pile of foreign made cloth 35 feet high in inaugura tion of a new phase of civil dis obedience and passive resistance The protesters first went in a procession thru the streets of the city three camel carts filled with the cloth accompanying them A mass meeting was held and resolutions adopted condemning the government for firing on peaceful citizens in Peshawar The ceremony ended with lighting of the bonfire Appearance of the war plane above caused 11 slight panic among the women rml noth ing serious developed Two Killed in Fighting BOMBAY India April 28 Indians were killed and three wounded in Madras Sunday when British police opened fire upon an unruly mob The rioters stoned the police injuring both the com DIE IN DOUBLE TRAGEDY POPULATION OF STATE TO SHOW Ohio Outbreak Is ENFORCE LAWS Begun Again n ried him too far before he could be j missioner his deputy and others saved j Orders to disperse were answered MRS DORIS MURRAY TALMEIl He had been playing with a group of boys at the point about 30 fpet from the exit to the tishway He lost his balance whilu standing on the edge of the embankment and fell into the water which was rush ing thru the exit with considerable force It is believed that the death of the boy is the third drowning in the Winnebago river here since the townof Fertile was estnblishediO years ago t THREE ARE KILLED DBS MOINES April 28 tomobile accidents in Iowa over the weekend took three lives and caused injuries to many others The dead Henry Irish 21 Charles City Alien Johnson 14 Four Mile township Polk county Willard L Bibb Milwaukee Wis Irish was killed near Ames when in auto was driven into the side of Turn to Fuge 3 Column To Have IYee Movies LELAND April first of the annual free outdoor movies sponsored byVhe business establish ments that have been presented weekly during the summer months for several years will be shown on May 7 AUNT HET By Robert Quillen George has got hisselC to blame Eein a gentleman with a wife like hes got is like droppin your club when a sneakin clog wags its tail UNEMPLOYMENT BILL PASSED Senate Favors Wagner Meas ure to Provide Fund of WASHINGTON April 28 The senate today passed the Wag ner measure establishing a federal public works planning board with a 000000 fund to be used in times of depression and unemploy ment The measure was sent to the house after brief debate in which Senator Wagner democrat New York the author contended such a system as proposed by his measure would have modified the present employment situation He insisted that unemployment was on the in crease in March over February The bill would establish a federal employment stabilization board composed of the secretaries treasury commerce agriculture and labor Guided by an index of labor which would be required from the labor department the board would advise the president whenever a period of business de pression and employment existed or was likely to exist Governments Hope for Surplus Increases WASHINGTON April 28 The confidence of the administra tion that the government will fin ish the present fiscal year with a moderate surplus was increased to day by an encouraging report on taxes collected during the nine months ending March 31 This showed that receipts for the first three quarters of the fiscal year were an in crease of as compared with the corresponding period of a year previous A general decrease in collections for January February and March of this year was oftset by wide in creases for the last six months of 1920 with more stones and finally the police opened fire Elsewhere in India there was a weekend of comparative quiet seen by some observers as the lull before the storm Mahatma Gandhi him self marching with devotees to cap ture what he Buys are the govern ment salt pans at Dharasana con tinued to preach his doctrine of nonviolence and to deplore rioting at ehittagongEesnawarand Mad ras Deplores Unrullness At Simla summer capital Vice roy Lord Irwin issued a statement in connection with reinvoking the press consorship lawsof 1910 for suppression of alarmist native papers which he considers spread alarmist rumors and keep the peo ple in a state of ferment The letter said in part Civil dis obedience whatever may have been the professed aim of those who launched it is rapidly developing as all reasonable men foresaw into vio lent resistance to constituted au thority Are Private Depots Futhcr he says The spirit of revolution fostered by civil dis obedience now is beginning to emerge in dangerous Conn explain ing then his move for supervision of matter printed in the native press the statement concludes witb an ap peal to the more sober clashes to resist the forces of anarchy Gandhis announced intention ot capturing the salt depot at Dhar Turu lo 2 Column II VANDERBILTS YACHT WRECKED Explosion Throws Part of Half Million Dollar Ship Into Air NEW YORK April 28 fP terrific explosion in the engine room of Cornelius Vanderbilts yacht Winchester lying off the New York Yacht club in the East river at Twentysixth street today blew part of the deck high in the air and set fire to the boat At the yacht club it was said the Winchester carried a crew of 20 Whether all were aboard was not known Witnesses said pieces of wreckage uerc blown 100 feet in the air The yacht a 22f footer formerly was owned by Vincent Astor Tt was built at Bath Maine in 1910 She was of 466 gross tons Fire tugs rushed to pump water i into the burning craft which was anchored in the middle of the Kast river I Bellcvue hornital and other buildi ings along the waterfront were shaken by the explosion The yachts aft deck the after mast and the deck awning were thrown high into the air anrl a col umn of flame shot thru the hole in the torn deck The yacht is valued at more than 5500000 The flames were extinguished within an hour lugs and other river craft niding firehoats Marine police said no one aboard the yacht had been killed and it was believed all members of the crew were unhurt Axsncitiltd 1tcss 1holo MRS filY 1JATKS POST ilenloiiHv over sociui position is hillevcd tn have caused Mrs Tost formerly Aileli lUUlilo retired stage star tn shoot and liill Mrs Iulnier urlist unil society woman mill then commit Kuiculu in Mrs Fulnicrs bungalow at Beach OiU Robert K Wheeler n cousin of Mrs Palmer iind in whose homo in Chicago the liitlcr liad been reiireil learned ot the tragedy while in Muson City lust week Mrs Pulnier was a former resilient nf Albert Ien her having been TVr Clinton Palmer of Hint city TRIO IS KILLED IN GAS BLAST 1000 CHINESE ARE MASSACRED Census Figures In dicate Slight In crease By WII1SUK C PETERSON Associated Press Stuff Writer MOINES April 2S J in 1930 will show a population increase of less than 75000 over JO years ago reports for the current census indicated today On the basis of the figures available for 355 cities and incor porated towns and 258 townships this estimate is nmde conserva tively Unless the trend on the more than 80 per cent of the states pop ulation yet to be heard from is vastly different than it has been on that part so far received the stales increase will fall considerably short of that figure Increase About Figuring strictly on the basis of available reports the population crease will be approximately yfjOOU The larger estimate is made how1 ever because of the decided increase shown by cities on which reports have been received Whereas all centers of more than 2000 show an increase so far of approxi mately 81 per cent cities of more than 3000 show an 1125 per cent Turn In 5 nlumii pOLUMBUS Ohio April 28 T Believed to have been pacified after their leaders had been re moved unruly convicts in the Idle house at Ohio penitentiary renewed their revolt again this afternoon after 150 Columbus police reserves had been taken from the prison yards The convicts refused to obey orders of guards and refused to lis ten to Deputy Warden J C Wood ward who heretofore had held their confidence When it became evident that Ibe convicts in the White City idle house had decided to resume their passive resistance campaign against War den Preston Thomas whose remov al they demand Col R S Haubrich of the Ohio National guard wetit into conference with other officials to map out plans to cope with the situation The Rev Father Albert OBrien Catholic chaplain who came from 1 Ihc idle house after the revolt was renewed said the situation now is worse than it has been The convicts are very excited and I tear we will have bloodshed before this thing is settled I Warden Is COLUMBUS April 28 Ul determined effort to bring unruly Ohio penitentiary convicts under discipline was made today by War den Preston E Thomas who called in Columbus police reserves and Ohio national guardsmen to aid in i overcoming the prisoners Carrying out his statement Five Points Listed Presidents Special Message WASHINGTON April 28 1J Presidi lent Hoover today strongly urged congress to net on his twice transmitted recommendations fur more effective criminal law enforce ment before the present session ad journs In a special message the presi dent cited five of tlic recommenda tions made to the special and regu lar sessions of congress which IIP said must be carried out if 1 am to perform the high duly which falls upon the executive of enforce ment nf the federal laws The text of the presidents me1 siigc follows In my messages of June ti and Dec 3 lJ20 I placed before con gress the urgency of certain im provements necessary to effective criminal law enforcement lme Cliiir Points Substantial progress has been Hindu upon some of the measures proposed yet we are Hearing I In end of the present session and I cannot too strongly urge the neces sity of action upon all these rec ommendations before adjournment The most important recommen dationsmade by me were five in number One There should be a transfer that if the functions of detection and this mutiny will be put down the prosecution of prohibition cases warden ordered 150 policemen into from the treasury department to the prison yard early today and at j he department of justice and thus Pipe Line Bursts Range IgBandits Mow Down Villagers nites Explosive in Oklahoma OKLAHOMA CITY April 28 T gas from the South Oklahoma ail field where exploits of the mighty field gusher Mary Sudik No 1 recently attracted wide attention today was blamed for the death of a mother and two children and probable fatal injury of i third child Last night Mrs H 1C Shiprnan 35 wife of a restaurant man gath ered her family together at the sup per table Outside the Home Gis hissed thru the pipe line nf the Pi oneer Gas company The pipe burst under Ibe heavy pressure and investigators said the contents poured into the Shipmin kitchen It was ignited by thn kit chen range and a terrific explosion occurred Later the bodies of Mrs Ship man and her children Dale 12 and Lois 10 wera taken from Um wreckage Fuller Hhipman third child is not expected to live Filling Station on Emmetsburg Highway Destroyed by Blaze EMMETSBURG April ib Fire caused by defective electric wiring destroyed a combined filling station restaurant and residencr owned and operated by Mr tm Mrs Lyle Willis at the junction of Highways 17 and 18 five miles west at Km nietsburg Saturday niphL Mr Wil lis discovered the on the in side of the building and Hint he liad put it out with a pail of wntcr Shortly after however he lound the roof all ablaxc anI wis unable to save the building Building and con tents burned to the1 ground wilh a loss of about S2000 It is partly covered by insurance Mr Willis plans to rebuild at once Mrs Barbara Behr Dies in Rockwell Burial Is Tuesday ROCKWELL April Barbara Behr 78 who died at her home here Saturday evening will be buried in the Rockwell cemetery Tuesday following funeral services in the Catholic church Mrs Behr had belonged lo one of the pioneer families of Cerro Gorclo county She is survived by n son Charles H Behr and a daugh ter Mrs C J Seholl She first settled in Cerro Gordo with her family In 1872 With Machine Guns Town Is Burned SHANGHAI April 2S nese press dispatches received today stated that 1000 men women and children Chinese country folk were massacred and 1000 more captured Saturday by bandits who looted and burned the town of Kingsuchen on the northern border of Kiangsu and Anhwei provinces The bandits said Ihe advices dis played ferocity unparalleled in the annals of banditry in China which is now taking place on a gigantic scale One hundred of the bandits mounted on horses set up 30 ma chine guns and raked the streets mowing down the helpless villagers Captives were forced by departing brigands to carry the loot The outrage occurred TOO miles north of Nanking nationalist government capital oC China Parachute Jumper Leaps From Plane to Save His Friend ORLANDO Fli April 2S P A professional parachute jumper leaped out of n plane here yester day to save the life of nn amateur juniper Spike Babcock chief pilot of the j municipal airport decided he would I make his initial parachute jump and went aloft with W F Thunder bolt I Knight professional jumper Babcock leaped at a height of 1800 feel but u sharp wind huf fetted his chute over a lake near the airport and he fell in the middle I of it I Knight seeing his pupils plight jumped from the plane at a height of 300 feet and manipulated his chute HO UvU he landed un tlic edge of the lake Me dived in reached Babcock as the latter was ncaring exhaustion and managed to keep him afloat until onlookers on shore rigged up nn improvised raft paddled to the pair and hauled them to land Larceny Charges in Fairfield Case Ended KAIRFIELD April 28 M Young of St Joseph Mo who last week preferred charges of grand larceny against George F Shever and A C Wisecaiver cattle dealers failed to appear to prose cute the case in a justice of the peace court this morning A settle ment was made Saturday it was an nounced An aiitoniolile trnderi for some cattle was vctisriicd to Young and the costs of th case were paid CHARGES SPOT AGAINST DOCTOR Marble Rock Physician to Appear in Court in Charles City CHARLES CITY April 28 Ur Meredith Marble Rock physician is expected to appear in the court of j Justice Acklcy this morning on tlic charge preferred by the Floyd coun ty sheriff P A Saddler of rcniovj ing quarantine signs prematurch1 It is alleged thai scarlet lever oases have been spreadingripilly in Marble Rock due to the fact tiiat the signs had been removed on i some houses before the lime had exj pired Upon complaint of several per sons the township trustees ap pointed Dr C A Wilson to replace the signs the breakfast hour he said the un ruly men in the white city idle house would not eat until we have mopped up on them llrral Doors Down After a night of disorder in the idle house during which prisoners ripped down cell doors becase they feared to be locked in as were the men who met death a week ago bv fire and smoke the prison pop lation awoke today to face the first j denced effort to end the convicts campaign I courts of passive resistance against the wivrdensiiip of Thomas Police who went into the prison yard were armed with pistols not Torn In laie J Column 1 an ending of divided responsibility and effort An act providing for this trans fer was passed by the house of rep resentatives and him now been re ported to the senate by its judiciary committee HcIp Keliove Courts Two There must he relief af forded from congestion in the courts While this congestion Is cvi y the dockets in many its full implications are not NARCOTIC USER THEFT Cityan Will Be to Institution for Treatment shown by them The socalled bargain days when light fines are imposed as the re sult of pleas of guilty clone the docket hut the result distinctly un dermines respect for law No conclusion appears to have been reached is to the method ac complishing this either by the judi ciary committee of the senate or by Ibe judiciary cotnmitlce of the house of representatives Three There must be extension of federal prisons with more ade quate pnrolc system and other mod ern treatment of prisoners We have To IVescnl IMnv ARMSTRONG April bers of the Methodist church with he assistance of the leaders of the Iowa Antisaloon league sent n drnma The Murder Frnn Lloyd at the Methodist elm roll hero April 20 i Qf Ilip JivL HILT iuii will proi officers of entering r TrliU nt W Grit tin Will Rogers April with l i BEVERLY HILLS Army flew in here planes and Genera wanted to load me into every one of them and show me what they are really doing Friday night we wont over the city with s i m r bombers a n d where I stood IS imiftus pounds of high explosives Mil lions of tights under you and hundreds of thousands of de fenseless people They went lo London to make cheaper battle ships anrl not one word was said about restricting the things that you are going to be lulled with in the next war Thats why it was only a tax saving confer ence and not humanitarian one But we can begin to feel mighty proud of our nrmy and navy air force Its a mans job and sve got some real ones at it Yours WILL i CHARLES CITY April 28 Paul Chandler admitted dope ad dict has confessed lo Floyd county 1 the offices uf Friclny evening mil stealing i quantity if colics and some miles kept by I hr doctor in hih safe handler and his wife iiriived in Floyd county last fall md have been living with relatives south of lown where Mr Chandler WUH at tempting to recover from his habit They bad formerly lived in Lexing ton Ky I lie was lodged in the county jail under medical attention and prob ably will be sent to n stale institu tion for treatment by Judge 1 1 Clark presiding judge in the Floyd county district court U S DELEGATES TO BE GREETED Official Welcome Will Be Extended to Returning Naval Experts i NEW YORK April 28 gates to the London naval confer ence arriving on the Leviathan will receive a municipal welcome lonioi row j Commissioner G rover A the chairman of the mayors com mittee on receptions with of personages from rew Jork hnd I Washington on tlu liiuieipnl boat i Macom will meet tho Leviathan at j Quarantine and take aboard Secre tary Stimson Senator Robinson Dwight W Morrow and othV mem bom of the party IOWA WEATHER Inilinlily slimvrrs Monday night and Tnrsdny slightly warmer in extreme southwest portuin Monday LOCALSTATISTICS figuris for 24 hour period ending at H nHocIc Monilny morning Warmest Sumhiv Till Coldesl in Night At H A IVJ Mojidny IB Trace of Itain For like period eiulinj it 8 oclock Sunday iiiornliij VYiirmiSt OK Minimum for Night It At X A HI Siimltiv Ireeipltalion The week of rainless weather wrs broken Saturday night when lliu skies developed a slight crevice and deposited 02 of an inch of raindii Mason City early Sunday niirninjy Sunday was cloudy with an occa sional spit of rain but nut enough to be measured in Die GlobeGi zelte s ruin gauge Monday morn ing the wind was almost direct from the east which isnt a favorable di rection for good weather in this re gion ;