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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 30, 1931, Mason City, Iowa Edited for the Home C 0 M P MARLON E R H StfEM a ART OF IOWA rcs wn r M Eg 1 VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AH NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION Alice Not to Seek Office Editor in Minnesota Nominates Widow of Speaker MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY APRIL 30 1931 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE I 3 J uJMiTJfllJ PKESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 145 ANTITRUST LAWS CRITICIZED By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON April 30 The Red Wing Minn Repub licans editorial nomination o f Mrs Alice Roose velt Longworth for the vice pres idential place on next years G O P national tick et Is stimulating to the imagina tion if nothing else The chances are an in def i n ite number to one that it is nothing else Except that she usually has been accommodating to news photogra phers who desired her picture Mrs Longworth always has shown decid edly less than no desire at all even for publicity let alone political hon ors necessitating the slightest co operative effort on her own part And ff course a vice presidential candilat es campaign involves pub i licity raised to the power be sides a tremendous amount of hard work Plane Carrier Patrolboat Hunts Lost Explorer NOTED SWEDISH IT IS ABOUT as wild a suggestion as one easily can think of on short notice Nevertheless it is pos to conjure up reasons of a theoretical sort why the late speak ers widow might think more wil Tutn to FUKC IB Column 400 DIE 2000 HURT IN QUAKE Damage Done arth Tremors Rock Armenia AVIATORAWAITS GOOD WEATHER England Anxious About Fate of Marooned Courtauld DEYKJAVIK Iceland April 30 UP patrolhoat Icelandic Odin headed north this morning with an airplane lashed on her forward deck and an Icelandic flyer aboard bound for Greenland to look for Augustine Courtauld the young British explorer She is due to reach the ice bar rier about 60 miles from Angmag salik Friday morning if the good weather holds Just before sailing word came from Bergen Norway that Capt Albin Ahrenberg Swedish flyer who is also joining the searchhad been advised not to take off from there until the weather improved The temperature was around zero and there was danger of ice form ing on the wings of his plane EYES TURN NORTH April 30 JP 40JO persons were kiUed and 2000 injvlred In the earthquake which rocked Armenia on Monday according to preliminary estimates and property damage probably will reach 1 X The sh6cks were felt thruout Armenia but were most severe in tne southwest near Nakhichevan where the longest shock lasted about a minute The flimsy native huts collapsed ia a dozen villages and at the little town of Sisian every house was de stroyed The Ogpu secret police have seized hundreds of tons of grain consigned to Baku and relief com mittees organized in the neighbor ing Soviet republics are sending money and supplies to the stricken areas The Moscow government and some of the larger newspapers have contributed large sums of money Twenty thousand peasants are said to be homeless in the Kafance district living in the open A heavy rainfall is adding to their misery and food ig scarce In the Gerusin district nine vil lages were wiped out with more than 100 killed By W W CHAPLIN LONDON April 30 UP The warm springsun shone here today but English eyes turned from the beauty of their own countryside to Greenlands icy mountains where Englands was marooned indesperjite need of help being car trieB to Ine air Officers Have 5000 Clews in Theft Case CHICAGO April 30 Police Lieut Louis P Slad doesnt solve the mystery he is assigned to it wont be for lack of clews He had 5000 of them each one a golf ball with the same identifica tion mark stolen yesterday by four robbers who took them from his south side golf practice club Im taking up golf myself now he said and Ill probably be a mas ter detective golfer and caddy by the time I find all the balls t Among for the explorer Courtauld the son of a millionaire British artificial silk manufacturer is the beautiful Molly Montgomery who became engaged to Courtauld before he joined the British Arctic air route expedition in July Return From America Courtauldsparents returned from America yesterday having kept in touch by wireless with relief plans during their crossing of the Atlantic Another anxious one is Courtaulds sister who is engaged to Captain Ralph Rayner organizer of a relief expedition which is go ing to Couraulds aid These are watching the rescue efforts most closely but all Englam is absorbed Courtauld was lost while helping to survey an allbritish air route between England and Canada Has First Chance High hopes are pinned to the Ah renberg flight for the Swedish pilot will have the first chance to reach the isolated spot where Courtauld voluntarily spent the winter alone expecting to be relieved by an ex pedition which started a month ago but failed to reach him Should Ahrenberg fail there is still another hope for a ship has left Iceland with another plane which a British pilot will fly inland from the edge of Greenlands ice Operation Is Only Hope of KingofSian George Washington L Honors Monarch With Degree BALTIMORE Md April 30 William Holland Wilme noted specialist today told th King of Siam that an operation o the cataract of his left eye wa absolutely necessary to save th sight of that organ Following the examinationKin Prajadhipok Prince Svasli h fatherinlaw who accompanie him here and Df Wilmerwent t luncheon at the physicians home Treatment Futile Dr Wilmer found that the cal aract on the Oriental potentate right eye had not advanced beyon the condition in which he found i In 1924 when he made an examina tion before Prajadhipok becam king The cataract on the left eye however he said had not responde pre to the treatment which was scribed at that time The examination took 55 mln utes and Dr Uilmer said his re port would be forwarded to Dr John M Wheeler of New York wh will perform the operation Escort Clears Way An escort of Washington an Baltimore police cleared the wa for the royal motorcade thru th streets to the hospital Alone the official party the king did no wear a silk top hat He wore derby In the party was Rear Admira Henry V Butler who has been ap pointed the kings naval aide dur ing1 visit tothis country Th queen Rjsinbal remained Washington i r i RECEIVES DEGREE AUNT NET By Robert Quillen I That widower with seven children is her it wont surprise me if she takes him They say she fell on her head when she was little STOCKS END BAD MONTH ON RISE Bear Traders Bid Actively to Cover Short Sales in Sharp Advance NEW YORK April 30 stock market ended a month of de cliningprices with one of the sharp est advances of the year today as bear traders found themselves pinched and bid actively to cover their short sales There were nu merous gains of or more and Auburn shot up nearly A steady retreat of the bears which began In the morning be came a stampede in the final trans actions and trading became so fe verish the stock ticker could not keep up with transactions Pair Start Down Iowa River in Canoe Bound Way to South America IOWA CITY April 30 South America as their goal Lloyse Carroll of Iowa City and William Hauber of Kenosha Wis have started down the Iowa river in a canoe They expect to padrtlc to the Mis sissippi river then down into the Gulf of Mexico hoping to reacb South America in six months They carried complete camping equip ment and food sucplies for 25 davs WASHINGTON April so American scholarship honored th king of Siam today at the presen tation oC the degree of Doctor o Laws to him by George Washing ton university Representatives of leading univer sities participated in the brief cere mony in the hall of the Americas a the Pan American union An audience which filled everj available seat stood as the king n tered accompanied by President Cloyd Heck Marvin of the univer sity Beloved Rural President Marvin called the king a beloved ruler of independent peo ple In presenting the honorary de gree King Prajadhipok responded Am erican methods and Institutions nnd resources have played a consider able and significant part in the de velopment and advancement of modern Siam he said and I am the more thankful on that account for this evidence of commendation from an American university situ ated here in the capital city of the United States Mission Group to Meet DES MOINES April 30 The Norwegian Lutheran Womens Missionary federation of the Story City circuit will hold its annual con vention here May 5 Mrs Lester A Plerson of Ames is president LAST CAIL Midnight Thursday is the last hour at which entries for the GlobeGazette bridge contest can be placed in the mails and be considered for the many prizes Entries can be brot to the Globe Gazette office only until oclock Thursday eve ning the close of the news papers business day Only a few hours remain Youll need to hurry The judges selected by the GlobeGazette are outstanding bridge authorities D D Sheldon bridge instruc tor of Waterloo holds member ship certificate No 79 in the Na tional Bridge association of which Ely Culbertson editor of the Bridge World and ranking bridge player of the country is president Mrs Lester Dibble lo cal instructor and player and Mrs J W Irons ara regarded as two of Mason Citys ranking bridge notables Announcements of the win ners of the various awards will be made as soon as the work of judging can bo completed FORT RIVIERE REALLY EXISTED Hcres said to he proof that Fort Riviere which nearly has precipi tated an International rumpus actually did exist The photo of the Haitian fort is exhibited by J A McCankcy of East St Louis 111 who served with Major General Smcdley Butler during the Haitian cam paign and who was one of the 23 picked mm wtio stormed the fort leadership Ail this in refutation of an interview In Dantes Beilcirarde Haitian minister to tile United States was quoted as saying that the fort never existed But the minister says he was misquoted due to his faulty English so there really is no contro versy now over whether General Butler was awarded it nicdnl for win nmjr n fort that didnt exist Photo was taken after its capture Nov BORAH DISMAYED BY GREAT WASTE Blames Executive Branch for Its Demands pn Congress WASHINGTON April The people have been 30 told Senator Borah that the federal gov ernment is approaching the most wasteful the most demoralizing and most inefficient form yet conceived This statement the Idaho repub lican made to answer President Hoovers recent assertion that no increase would be necessary if congress kept expenditures within budget recommendations Borah replied that congress is constantly being beseiged by the executive departments to much larger appropriations than congress is willing to grant Appropriations Increase In the last 10 years congress has opped 5414000000 froni budget es imates while federal appropriations mve grown from in 1914 to 54821374000 for 1931 Within the last two years the Idahoan asserted 261 government commissions have beefi established of which congress has I en respon sible for only one or two The most wasteful and extrav agant part of the government is his bureaucracy nationwide which ve are building up and appropria ions are its life blood ECah con tinued Limit Is Urged Unless there is some limit to be Jlaced upon the building up or these lureaucracies there cannot possibly be any decrease in appropriations It is perfectly certain that this ureaucratic tendency can lead to nothing but permanent increase of rovernment expenditures and per manent increase of taxea It is no easy thing to change this t cannot be done in my judgment xcept by a most thoroly aroused nd sustained and angry public pinion SEEK TO HOLE ILOTS HURT IN AIRPLANE FALL Vo Rest in Hospital but Their Passengers Are Uninjured ELYRIA Ohio April 30 ilots lay in a hospital today badly urt and their trimotored air liner a wreck but they had saved heir eight passengers from all but nmor injuries In making a forced andlng near here Pilot Sam Taylor and Allen Mc larmid were flying a national air ship from Chicago to ieveland yesterday when witnesses nd passengers agreed two of the lotors went dead Taylor cooly lade sure that all the passengers ad their life belts fixed and then tarted to bring the plane down The left wing caught in the top f a small tree All but one wing nd the passenger compartment was estroyed but the passengers were aim Alleged Kidnapers May B Denied Court Trial in Wisconsin MADISON Wis April 30 Wi ny Strategy to hold Harry Hamilto Drill 20 St Paul and two com panions for New York authoritie on charges of kidnapingDrills coe wife was planned today by Distric Atty Fred Rissor as the trios pre limlnary hearing opened on v rants swoin here Risser said should Judge S B Schein who is hearing the case re fuse to bind Drill Elmer Peterson 27 and Howard Caldwell 28 hotl of St Paul over for trial on war rants sworn by Helen Fisher Drill 20 year old wife and reputed St Paul heiress he will seek fugitive warrants This will assure New York authorities an opportunity to seek extradition on kidnaping in dictments returned last week said Signature Expected Word from New York today said the requisition for extradition was sent to Gov Franklin Roosevelt yes terday and an assistant district at torney told Risser the signature was expected today Frequently prompted by Risser Mrs Drill presented the states case at the opening of the preliminary hearing She described her two secret mar riages to Drill One took place when shs was 18 nnd he 17 at Northwood Iowa It later was annulled The couple married again last July at Mason City and anmillment pro ceedings are now pending Kidnaped by Trio After she married Drill the sec ond time Mrs Drill said she went to New York and claimed she was kidnaped by the trio from a New York street the night of April 16 She said Robert Hufnagle a Colum bia university student who was questioned in New York had aided Byrce Legmann St Paul was in court to aid Mrs Drill while Drills parents Mr and Mrs Frank Drill also were present The youths father who is an attorney aided Carl N Hill Madison attorney for Drill Peterson was represented by L L Johnson Minneapolis and C A Erickson Madison Caldwell had no attorney The three youths have signified intentions of fighting extradition to New York Daughter of American Woman Wed to Prince PARIS April 30 Gladys Diipuy daughter of Mme Pnul Dupuy the former Helen Brown of Chicago was married at noon to Prince Guy de Polignac son of the late Prince Henri de Polignac Two Men Taken to Sioux City on Robbery Charges AMES April 30 Sioux City police have taken Merele Clark 35 Rockwell City and John Chespinsky 23 Sioux City to Sioux City where they are wanted in connection with a series of robberies They were arrested here Sunday 200THOTKILLED OR BADLY HURT IN PLANT BLAST Victims Brot to Rio de Janeiro From Naval Laboratory RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil Apr 30 of the 400 em ployes of the naval laboratory a Nichtheroy were reported killed o badly injured today when an ex plosion wrecked the plant As soon as they could get nea the place rescuers began removin the mutilated bodies of the dea and carrying out the injured The hospital at Nichtheroy quickly filled and many of the vie tinis were brot here The explosion which was believe to have occurred in the torpedo loading room wrecked that buildinj nnd an adjoining threestory struc ture Nichtheroy is just across the baj from Rio de Janeiro and the in jured who could not be accommo dated there were carried across in laxinches The ministry of marine said i was impossible to estimate th number of dead and injured accur ately but it was virtually certain that at least 200 had been killed o badly hurt ets at a Glance NEW YOItK Stocks strong leaders rise 2 to points on short covering Bonds strong rails advance Curb strong utilities lead gener al upturn Butter steady Foreign exchanges strong ster ling improves Cotton lower disappointing trao demand Sugar higher steady spot situa tion CHICAGO Wheat firm absence rain northwest and foreign buying Corn firm firm cash market and bullish Iowa report Cattle steady Hogs steady to strong Stamp Collectors Are Big Help to Aviation ROME April 30 seems to owe something to the fac for stampcollecting Italo Balbo air minister has disclosed that the cost of an Italian group flight to Brazil was covered by sales of stamps and a surplus was eft for future flights Burlington Woman Ends Life by Drinking Poison BURLINGTON April 30 klrs Gwendolyn Hahn 28 commit ted suicide last night by drinking joison Relatives could give no mo ive for her act She ig survived by her husband and two sons POGER3 W f FORT WORTH Tex April ts just getting so there is nowhere n this country you want to go bo ween two real towns where they avent got a good reliable air line This birdy flying us into Ft Worth ow from Atlanta Herb Kindred is Ider than Rockefeller and has had 2000 hours and no accident A ian couldnt walk that far without etting hurt I have seen more plowed ground rom Washington to Texas Too bad most of It was for cottortr They avent sold last years crop yet I fish these people would raise aome hingthey could eat when they ouldnt sell it Flew right over that new Texas il field that has made oil so cheap hat Its cheaper to strike a dry ole Yours till Kttfuutt IjMkxlik IM Police Ready for May Day Observances New York and Large Foreign Cities Mobilize NEW YORK April 30 lice Commissioner Mulrooney mob ilized special police details in prep aration for the May day celebration tomorrow He ordered a police guard for every church and public building and for homes of prominent citi zens and asked every precinct com mander especially those near Union Square the center of communis speechmaking to keep reserve squads ready The spotlight will fall mainly on the communists socialists and vet erans foreign wars all of whom have arranged to meet in XJnion Square at hours prescribed by the police department so as to avoid possible conflict WORLD GETS READY LONDON April 30 of much of the world today made prep arations to suppress disorders anc maintain order during widespread observance tomorrow May day o international labor day In England May day celebrations have gone somewhat out of fashion and little beyond some soap bo orat6ry was expected in London bu elsewhere in Europe and in Spanisl America observance prevented a more serious problem The government has forbidde open air meetings and parades i Paris in an answer to efforts c communists there to stage a grea demonstration tomorrow Police Police of Berlin where the cele bration two years ago initiated ser ious rioting which lasted txvo days will be mobolized for the day anc a rigid curb placed upon demon strations Police in some of the Balkan countries forbade celebrations In Spain the day was expected to have a dual significance with celebra tions smacking of patriotic fervor for the hew republic Observation of May day was abol ished several years ago in Italy in favor of the labor festival April 21 Mexico City on Gimrd MEXICO CITY April 30 force of 3000 police will guard against disorders in Mexico City to morrow when workers organiza tions plan to celebrate labor day with street meetings and parades iRYAN UNTIEDT VIEWS SIGHTS Blizzard Hero Rides About Capital in Presidential Automobile WASHINGTON April Jntiedt went sightseeing today in do luxo fashion The 13 year old Colorado school joy guest of President Hoover be cause of heroism in a school bun ragedy during the March blizzard eft the white house early in a big presidential automobile He was ac ompanied by Mrs Stark McMullIn a friend of Mr and Mrs Hoover Together they rode around the peedway jutting into the Potomac Cherries n Bloom Cherry blossoms atill are in full loom there Visits also were made o Arlington national cemetery and he tomb of the unknown soldier The boy was particularly inter sted in the monument to thosu Illed when the Maine was sunk and sked to see the grave of Floyd Ben ett who flew the plane In which Admiral Byrd crossed the north ole At the Fort Myer Virginia sta le Bryan saw the fine horses rid en by the presidential bodyguard Breakfast With President He was up early enough to hava reakfast with the president and t3 ee the latter play medicine ball n the south lawn Later he visited le kennels to seo the dogs which ave been presented to President nd Mrs Hoover Afternoon plans included a trip to It vernon and a stop in Alexan ria to visit Christ church whero eorge Washington worshipped IS URGED TO STAY Rail Chief Addresses U S Chamber of Commerce A TLANTIC CITY April 30 Modification of the antitrust law and a watchful guard against encroachment by the federal gov ernment on the field of private busi ness were urged today by business leaders addressing the United States Chamber of Commerce Fred M Sargent president of the Chicago and Northwestern railway while agreeing with many business men here that forces appear to be shaping themselves for a return to stability emphasized that Ameri can business cannot fully succeed if it is constantly subject to the fear of government competition Sargent expressed the belief the bottom of the depression had been reached and world economic forces were shaping for an upward trend Regard for Property No single thing could happen tie said which would give more courage and inspiration looking to revival of prosperity than to know he government main tain a sacred regard for the rights ot private property as those rights have heretofore been supposed to be protected The antitrust laws and their ef fects upon business were the gen eral theme of the morning session of the chambers annual convention Other speakers were William S Bennett vice president of the Ed ward Hines Lumber company of Chicago and G Carroll Todd for mer assistant attorney general JT advocated repeaTjof criminal penalties for antitrustlaw declaring the proper rcm edy was a civil one The criminal penalties he said discourage hon orable businessmen from going ahead with perfectly legal proposi Spirit of The spirit of the antitrust Iaw3 Hght Bennett said There ought not to he a monopoly Mr Todd explained the status of the antitrust laws Edmund Platt New York banker and former vice governor of the Turn to Iunc II Column n Woman Prison Director Would Give Vacations MADRID April 30 vacations 10 or 12 days for con victs are proposed by Senorita Vlc orla Kent new director general of irisons They would be given leave o visit their families loover to Favor Smith Opening New Building WASHINGTON April 30 resident Hoovzr is to do a favrr or Alfred E Smith The president omorrow will press a button which vill open the doors of the new Em ire State building in New York Mr Smith Is chairman of the cilrec ors of the building corporation fflie WeS Buy Will Bo Made BURLINGTON April 30 ay will be mode In the Mississippi ar at the navy unit barracks here that the unit cruiser launches nd small boats can land and also c stored the city dock commission as decided FOWA WEATHER Mostly fair Thursday night and Frldiiy Slightly warmer except In tho extreme south west portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures or 24 hour period codingat S clock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday G4 Minimum in as At 8 A M Thursday 51 For some reason known only to he weather dictator Wednesdays maximum temperature fell almost 0 degrees short of the mark cached on the previous day Sun nnd wind conditions appeared to bb identical and normally a slightly increased temperature would hava been recorded Thursday started out us a duplicate of Wednesday meteorologically sun south wind and 8 oclock tem perature of 51 degrees which in the paat have been restricted to children in I Tnpnnwhlln we are huilrline roadil ;