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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 29, 1931, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas E R HIS MEM 4 AffV DEPT for the Home VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPYASSOCIATED PRESS T gP NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NOKTH IOWANS NEIGHBOR ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE JMASONCITY IOWA WEDNESDAY HOME EDITION and Nye Agree Senators See Great Need for Special Session By CHARLES P STEWART ASHlNGTON April 29 CPA David I Walsh an Gerald P Nye agree that a spe cial session o congress Is ur gently necessary deal with grave p r o b lems as Sena tor Walsh put it in a recently is sued statement particularly the agricultural problem a n c s t i 11contlnuing u n e m ployment said Senator Nye in his state ment i It was to furnish the best substi tute they could for a special session for the senators are practically if not quite unanimous Inthe belief that President Hoover has no in tention of calling one that Sena tors Norris Cutting LaFotlette and Costigan took the lead in arranging the conference which progressive of both political parties held in Washington in midMarch There is no prospect whatever as a matter of fact that there will be a congressional session until the regular one opens in December but 20 senators still linger in Washing ton for the sake of being here at least personally at a time when they think both houses ought to be offi cially functioning CENATOR JAMES COUZENS of Michigan who is one of the number remaining in the capital chuckled as he reflected on the list Of his anxious fellow senators The truth is he said that tho folk who object so strenuously to Turn toFitc 2 Column MRSTWHiTElAW REID SUCCUMBS UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE H AINU INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 144 Mitchell STATE GROUNDS FOR APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT ftus and Others Say Healthy Cattle Are Condemned April 29 J Loftus and several others epresentlng more than 150 farmers of Mitchell county Iowa filed today with the supreme court a statement howmg the grounds on which they were appealing to prevent enforce ment of Iowa laws aimed to eradi ate bovine tuberculosis Stating that a second tost was to e made n the county involving tiousands of dairy and breeding cai le without regard to the apparent ealth of the animals the protestln01 armers asked that the highest court eclare the law invalid They claimed hat under the first tuberculosis test 2643 fattle valued at more than 5160000 were killed when all except 247 were found on federal inspection fit for food Results In Injury The farmers attacked the law on the ground that it required the use of one specified lest which often resulted in injury to healthy cattle required the test when conditions did not fairly require it compelled the destruction of all cattle reacting to the test altho most of them after slaughter were pronounced by fed eral inspectors fit for food The state law they complained compelled thequarantine of healthy herds resultingin great loss with out the owners having an opportun ity to be heard and Without the TlrO Vidl tin CALLS ON PRESIDENT York Editor i PARIS April 29 White law Reid of New York widow of the former ambassador to Eng land died at a m today at Cape Ferrat at the home of her daughter Lady Ward Mrs Reid who arrived in Franco only last week contracted a chil1 during her voyage across the At lantic She was ill when she reached Paris and had grown stead ily worse since Funeral arrangements have not been made pending word from her son Ogden Reid in New York On Saturday Mrs Reid went to Cape Ferrat in the belief that a visit to the south of France might improve her health Her daughter her soninlaw and her secretary were at the bed side when she died in the villa RoseMarie Members of the family said that despite her illness during the briel stay In Paris she inspected Be new building of the Paris edition of the New York HeraldTribune seem ing to be as mindful of its techni cal details as in those days years ago when she was helpmate to Whitelaw Reid then a rising New York journalist 100 opiore Killed or Injured in Earthquake MOSCOW April 29 least 100 persons were reported killed or Injured today in an earth quake which struck three districts of the soviet republic of Nakiche van in TransCaucasia irjruiriQ tain any protectlpn orredress Violates Constitution The Mitchell county farmers con tended thestatute was invalid un der the fourteenth amendment to federal constitution inthat It de prived the cattle owners of property without due process of law They declared it also was Invalid under the state constitution The state courts Have sustained the law The supreme court before its adjournment in June was expect ed to announce whether tha contro versy would be decided on its merits AaaaiHatci Prest Photo BRYAN UN TIEDT Young Storm Hero Arrives AUNT NET By Robert Guillen It was meant to be a surprise party for me but I knowed was up when I seen Pa puttin on a clean shirt in the middle o the week CRAZED PORTER RAGES ON TRAIN Injures Four in Attacks on Passengers and Trainmen With Ax and Club UTICA N Y April 29 porter attacked passengers and trainmen on a New York Central train near here today injuring four persons with o club and ax before being subdued The fight began in a sleeping car in the early morning hours continued thru two pullman coaches and ended in the private car of C B Brbadhead superintendent of the Adirondack division of the New York Central The train belonged to this division At the end of Broadheads car the porter J E Smith tif Nesv York City swung an ax he had taken from an emergency closet in the faces of his pursuers holding them at bay At Thendara 60 miles west of here Rtate troopers boarded the train with tear gas guns When Smith saw the troopers he sub mitted to arrest without further fight LEAPS TO DEATH IN CEDAR RAPIDS Illinois Man Hurls Himself Out Tenth Story Win dow of Hotel CEDAR RAPIDS April 29 FrancisX Mayer 41 Riverside 111 leaped to his death from the tenth story of a hotel today Edgar T Is bester of Riverside his brotherin law who came here with Mayer yesterday to close a business deal saw him fall Mayer complained his brain was befogged Isbester said and raised the window Mayer had been des pondent for several weeks because of overwork and illness of his daughter yto Bother Boy Frotri Colorado WASHINGTON April 20 uiv Bryan Untledt hero of the blizzard arrived at the white house shortly after 9 oclock today to spend a day and a night as guest of President and Mrs Hoover The boy wore a blue suit and in ii3 hand was a small camera As he tte I11 theformality accorded all whitehcuse visitors The great fron door was swung wide by a uni andBryan walked in side to have breakfast in the familv dining room y Untledt was escorted by a secret service man who had accompanied him from his home near Denver Trip Kept Secret In order to avoid publicity alone the way theboys departure had been kept secret until late yester day No one in his home town knew that he had departed The white house announced his impending ar rival late yesterday Untledt was the hero of a school bus tragedy in which five children perished and In which more prob ably would have lost their lives tiejiot exerted heroic efforts to keep them active and warm After being greeted by Mrs Hoover the boy was shown to th blue bedroom which in years pas has housed many guests Unabashed at Attention A few minutes later Mrs Stark McMillan another white house guestand long time friend of the Hoovers brot the lad to the white house executive offices to see the president Entirely unabashed by the atten tion being shown him Untledt sat In a big arm chair and talked with the president about his trip from Colorado Th2 king and queen of Siam were due at the white house for an offi cial at a m so the pres ident had only a few minutes to talk before the ceremonious recep tion of one of the three absolute monarchs left in the world was to take place in the blue room Can Peck at Braid Bryan probably will not sit at the table tonight with King Prajadhi pok and Queen Rambai Barni but he Is expected to find a convenient corner from which he can peek at the gold braid and formality which accompany a dinner for royalty The presidents invitation was ex ended after Hoover returned from Porto Rico and read how Bryan had removed his own wraps to protect schoolmates trapped In the blizzard aat month On the bus were 21 children Five of Bryans younger to leath but the others were saved argcly because the boy kept them active CALLS ON PRESIDENT FOR FIRST TIME Monarch of Siam Puts Mark on Nations History WASHINGTON April 29 For the first time in history an absolute monarch crossed the thres hold of the whits house today to receive a friendly handclasp of wel come by the president of the United Staten Accompanied by aides and his queen King Prajadhipdk of Siam called formally on Presidnt Hoover to receive the presidents welcome to the United StatesMrs Hoover welcomed tho oueen By longstanding custom the call was a highly formal one and was immediately returned by the Presi dent and Mrs Hoover at the royal residence of the eastern ruling cou ple on Massachusetts avenue Large Crowd Outside A large crowd gathered outside the Larz Anderson home loaned for their residence during the official stay in Washington to watch th coming and going of the cabinet supreme court members and diplo matic corps to whom the king had granted audience The queen smiled at neonl grouped around the north entrance to the white house as she and the kmg walked up the stone steps The king very erect looked neitherto the right nor the left but of with an SEEK WORLD FLIGHT RECORD usevra minutesolater They were headed by Prince Svasti father of the queen and Princess Svasti Behind them came the Siamese minister and er members of the legation staff Plan to Iteturn Members of the court party said Ot heard Previously of the death of Mrs Whltelaw Reid in w was expressed Onhv lafd 3Ueen came here Ophir Hall Mrs Reids estate in New York and plan to return there when they leave Washington Fri t theend of the day there will a state dinner at the white house given for the royal coup e by the President and Mrs Hoover The remainder of the royal cou Jle s morning was allotted to calls by government officials and the heads of diplomatic missions on tne days Cam5 Aspects from cabinet members and their wives u determination to make Jules Vernes FMncas FoSK seem a Ih aSdeTp h 10WeF day recrd rcUni flight Tr Hcrndon rlBht plan a globe und ho is n veteran barnstormer wingwalker rin falS davs eolarcd thik they hoped to mle the 1 Decorah Man Burned Fatally Portuguese Sent to Quell Funchal Revolt Look for Armistice Th force sent to bring Funchal Madeira where an insurgent government has been set up back under the Lisbon author ity withheld its attack today while negotiations looking to an armistice proceeded ROGERS ATLANTA Ga April 29 into Atlanta from Washington Thte is a great old city but Its shot now with Bobby Jones in Hollywood But they are goino to open the and stores as soon as he gets back They have planted cotton In the golf courses The chiselers on Stone mountain have nothing to work on till Jones comes back as the model X u know they have put Bobbv on the horse instead of Robert E Lee friSIld3 here Major Cohen and qiark Howe are just keeping heir papers going just to print pic tures of what he is eating and what he is wearing in Hollywood Crowds rushed up to me at the leld and said have you seen him Is he well When is he coming iprne Oh its terrible here without ilm Yours in Battle With Fire in Auto By ASSOCIATED PRESS Five lowans were dead Wednes day as the result of accidents The dead Ralph Fitts 28 La Motte Wlllnrd Spizmim 0 DCS Brolnes Joe Luetbjohann Lowden Clarence Hanson 50 Decornh E C Billings DCS Molncs Fitts and two coworkers in a rock pit near Maquoketa Tuesday were struck by a tree uprooted by a strong wind Fitts neck was brok en Paul Hart andForrest Bedient both of Monona were seriouslv in jured The Spizman boy died shortly af ter being struck by an automobile driven by Alfred J Allen of Des Moines He was attempting to cross the street and ran in front of the machine A Northwestern passenger train hit the automobile driven by Luetb johann He died on the way to a Cedar Rapids hospital Burns received as he attempted to extinguish flames which had envel oped his automobile caused the death of Hanson a farmer living near Decorah Funeral services will be conducted Friday Billings died early Wednesday from injuries suffered when he was struck by an automobile Tuesday night Plice said Howard Goodwin 19 drove the car Billings relatives were being sought Wireless to Iceland States Absolutely Without Provisions CfENHAGENDennark April wireless1 message re ceived at Reyjavik Iceland today purporting to be from Austine uurtauld British scientist who is ost in northern Greenland stated Absolutely without provisions An airplane leaving Iceland today with the Iceland inspection ship Odin will fly from the edge of the ice barrier to Tasioak and to Ang magsalik searching for Courtauld enroute If the plane can find him it will drop provisions on the ice for his use He is believed to be somewhere In the vicinity of the station at which he was left to spend the winter and obtain meteorological data for use of the British arctic air route ex pedition The site of this station has not been located thus far by rescue parties which have gone to Court aulds aid PairStarton Their Flight to Porto Rico Veteran Circus Pilot and His Companion Seek Record ROOSEVELT FIELD N T April 29Flying the monoplane in which they later propose to travel around the world Clyde Pangborn veteran air circus pilot and Hugh Herndon Jr wealthy aviation en thusiast took off at a m CST today on a 2500 mile test flight to Porto Rico Their first stop will be Jackson1 ville Fla Accompanying them was Capt Lewis E Yancey New York to Rome pilot who is teaching Hern don navigation Mrs H M Alexander motherm aw of Gov Theodore Roosevelt of Porto Rico was at the field as the plane left She sent a package of rooks and toys to her grandson ijuentin Another Interested specta tor was Mrs Dixie Boardman mother Herndon and backer of the flight Three pigeons were taken aboard he craft and will be released at in tervals of 200 and 500 miles The plane carries no radio 10DEADQTHERS BADLY INJURED REDS BLAMED Buddies of Cremated Men Keep Wake Over Their Ashes MEW YORK April 20 i Yorlc ot tno Sin clair Oil company were advised at 2 p m today by its foreman at Gladewater Texas that 10 men had lost their lives in the fire at the Sin clair No 1 Cole well Three of the four seriously burned men died during the day and two bodies werefound some distance from the well these deaths adding to the five which had previously been reported to the offices here FLAMES ROAR ON Markets at a S fiance NEW YORK Stocks weak U S Steel In wide decline Bonds weak rails andforeign is sues sag Curb heavy oils firm Butter steady Foreign exchanges irregular Sterling and French franc sag Cotton lower weak stock market and local selling CHICAGO Wheat barely steady excellent winter wheat advices Corn easy bearish weather and poor cash demand Cattle steady to lower Hogs lower GLADEWATER Texas least seven fatalities re sulted from the explosion and fire late yesterday at the Sinclair num ber 1 Cole well near Gladewater which still was burning furiously this afternoon Two other men who were pulled from the inferno after it had become ignited were near death in a Long view hospital It was possible others had died In the blaze but operators were hopeful all had been accounted Tha dead Boh Murdock Orlando Okla Bill Haroun Canadian Okla Gcorgo Albright Oklahoma City Roy BIunkcnHhlp Tulsn Oklu Bill McCnslund Sr Winona McCasland Jr Wlnona Hunter Okla Bill VirgH FOUR STILLS ARE SEIZED IN RAID Joe Mauer Is Held to Grand Jury at Osage After Arrest at Home OSAGE April large dis tillery plant was found when Sheriff Arthur Hungerford and deputies of Joe Maucr IMl raided the farm Mitchell county farmer living a mile from Meyer late yesterday afternoon Four stills 100 gallons of mash and 17 gallons of rye moon shine whisky were seized Mauer was arrested and appeared bflfora Justice D J Paulson here He was held to the grand Jury The stills and whisky were taken to the coun ty jail and the mash wag treated with kerosene BILBO INSISTS ON SURRENDER Mississippi Governor Wants Assurance He Will Not Be Impeached JACKSON Miss April 20 3V Gov Theodore Gilmore Bilbo today demanded the unconditional surren der of his legislative foes as they dispersed in defeat from their rump session The session started yesterday ami adjourned a few hours later with adoption of a resolution agreeing to transact only financial business if the governor would Issue a cal for a legal assembly Tne legisla ture also agreed that each member sign the resolution before sending it to Bilbo thus making a written capitulation to his demam that lawmakers refrain from any inves tigation or impeacnment moves against him The governor however from his Poplarville pecan plantation de scribed the resolution as a mere scrap of paper and reiterated that no legal legislative session would be held until a majority of the solons individually sign a nonimpeach ment noinvestigation pledge Governor Bilbo retires from of fice in January 1932 The emer gency action wag pressed to care for the financial needs of the state until the incoming governor to be elected this year places his pro gram before the legislature IOWA TREASURER DENIES CHARGES Ray Johnson Arrested for Driving His Car While Intoxicated DES MOtNES April 29 Johnson 44 state treasurer pleaded not guilty to a charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated Arrested downtown shortly be fore midnight Johnson was ar raigned at the city jail by Municipal Judge Ralph Powers at a m He was released on 500 to appear May 5 for a preliminary hearing Court officials said Johnson left for his home in Muscatlne today The report of Patrolman O A Kettells who arrested Johnson said the car Johnson was driving had leaped the curbing at an intersec tion near the union railroad station BURN TO DEATH Five Die When Fire Destroys Wing of Tennessee Coun ty Poor Farm CLARKSVILLE Tenn April 28 Negroes described as mentally deficient were burned to death early today in a fire that des troyed a wing of a dormitory at the Montgomery county poor farm 20 miles from here The cause of the blaze has not been determined James Powell superintendent of the farm said the Negroes were considered possibly criminally insane and were kept locked up at night in a separate wing of the dor mitory Keys 39 of Oklahoma City and Frank Flouck 35 of Woodfield Okla were in the hospital at Long view in a dying condition Flro Gains Momentum The gigantic geyser of fira crackled and leaped unabated gathering momentum thru night lifting the pine forests for many milcs Ita heat becftmo stfied as thousands of barrels of crude oil were lapped up by the shooting flames It appeared likely that several days would be necessary for experts UePflrCDnltr0fflyCerinetobIowout While the oil fire snorted and popped buddies of Murdock and Haroun whose bodies were cre mated in the withering caldron kept a sort of wake over their ashes Around campfires they talked of the agonizing scene as men died In the fire and related incidents of heroism Thot of Fnl There was the case of Driller Murdock caught on the floor of tho Turn In Tune 2 Column 31 Blaze of Cairo Train CAIRO Egypt April 29 WP Thirtyeight persons including 10 children were burned to death and 36 others were Injured today when the CairoAlexandria express caught IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Wednesday night and Thursday Slightly warmer Thursday in the ex tremo cast portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 72 Minimum in Night 4 At 8 A M Wednesday SI The mercury was back Tuesday to levels not reached for almost two weeks influenced by a warm auu and a southerly wind A like tem perature Wednesday was indicated In the early forenoon ;