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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 1, 1930, Mason City, Iowa HI S MEM A ART OEPT OF IOWA Ors WOIMES I A 1 Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION rsn VOL XXX VH FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY DECEMBER 1 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 46 ai val jut 1856 Battle Is Recalled Even House Balance May Upsef Choice of Speaker 1 By CHARLES P STEWART A SUING TON Dec 1 CPA The rule ia that it takes a major ity to choose a speaker oC the U S house of rep resentatives but the thirtyfourth congress had to waive the rule in 185S Supporters of Nathaniel P Banks of Massa chusetts totaled more votes than were cast for any other single can didate but to save their lives they were unable to muster more than were cast for all other can didates put together The fight con tinued for two months and 137 bal lots were taken Finally a special resolution was adopted agreeing to a selection by a plurality On that basis Nathaniel figures in history one of the house of representa tives speakers The seventysecond congress scheduled to meet the first Mon day in December 1932 unless there is a special session earlier may not be split quite so many ways as the thirtyfourth but it is ths most evenly divided of all our suc cessive congresses since then FOR THAT MATTER the seventy second congress may prove to be split into more conflicting groups than appear on paper Theoretically both houses rate as so nearly balanced between re publicans and democrats that a death or a retirement or two would Turn to Pace 8 Column 3 CAPITOL POLICE ROUT REDS New Cold Wave Swoops Down on Central States UYDRQPS TO SET SEASON IOWA MAN LOSES WM Vstfuple Reunited Aiter Hus jand Strays From Home to Texas W v flf ABILINE Tex Dec 1 y William H Peterson of Jewell and nj her husband from whom she had l been separated since Nov 20 when Jj he wandered away from their farm f home while suffering from a partial attack of amnesia today were on J their way homeward The aged farm couplo met with i joyous hearts yesterday both cry ing openly when they were brot to ii gether in the police station Peterson left home his wife said while she was visiting at the home ot a daughter He was tound by police here last Wednestay his memory gone and unable to give any clew to his identity Markets at a Glance NEW YOKK Stocks firm rails advance 1 to 5 points Bonds irregular domestic stead lfr treasury 4s at new 1930 high AOurb dull Electric Bond v res strong Mtter firmer reign exchanges easy Can at par w CHICAGO f heat steady decreased visible and unfavorable weather f Corn steady small spot offer ings and decreased contract stocks Cattle weak to lower Hogs lower AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I knowed Julia woudnt him A man gets tired praisin a pretty woman turns to one that tells what a wonder he is North and West Areas to Receive Rising Temperatures pHICAGO Dec 1 A new cold wave swooped into the central states from the northwest today bringing the lowest temperatures of the season to the northern fringe of states and frigid prospects to the other areas It was 18 below at Devils Lake N Dak this morning the lowest of ficial reading since last winter Min nesota was almost as cold It was 14 at Duluth and 10 at St Paul and Moorhead Two Wisconsin sta tions reported below zero tempera tures 6 at Wausau and 2 at La Crosse The cold overspread the upper Great Lakes region and the upper Mississippi valley and the forecast is for colder tonight over the mid dle Mississippiand Ohio valleys and the eastern portions of the Great Lakes region much colder over the central portions of Illinois and In diana The weather bureau expects rising temperatures over most northern1 andwestern sections to morrow and over the northern plains V Not much snow ia expected with the new cold wave except for a light fall over the northern plains An unofficial minimum tempera ture of 20 below was reported at Bemidji Minn ACCIDENTS END LIVES OF FIVE Several Others in Hospitals of Iowa Following WeekEnd DES MOINES Dec 1 persons were dead today as the re sult of various accidents in Iowa over the weekend Several others were in hospitals in a critical condi tion The dead are Edgar B Iaschke 24 Lo rn a rs Edith May Verner 17 Spen cer Curtis Pierce IS Clarinda August Jacobs 85 Burling ton rjcffre Kneppcr 14 Ames Paschke a teller in the First Na tional bank at Lemars met death in an automobile accident near Sloan when the machine in which he was riding overturned into a ditch In company with John Pet erson and Clair Gunther both of whom were uninjured Paschke was enroute to a bowling tournament at Omaha Crowded Off Hood Peterson the driver said he was crowded off the highway while at Tnrn to Xage 8 Column FAMILIAR SCENE REPEATS ITSELF IN CONGRESS When congress convened Monday noon Speaker Nicholas Longworth left wielded the gavel in the iiouso and Vice President Curtis presided in the lio PLANE SERVICE WILL BE OPENED Direct Route Established oh San FranciscoNew York Air Trail SAN FRANCISCO Dec 1 Direct allplane passenger service between San Francisco and New York constituting the longest all plane route in the United States will be inaugurated tonight The new service established by Boeing Air Transport and National Air Transport subsidiaries of United Aircraft will operate on a 42 hour schedule Train time is 80 to 85 hours Actual flying time be tween the two seaboards will he only 26 hours and 30 minutes the schedule allowing for an overnight stop at Chicago Eastbound passen gers will leave Oakland at 8 p m arriving in Chicago the following evening and at Newark airport 30 minutes from New York at p m the second day Stops will be at Sacramento Reno Elko Salt Lake City Rock Springs Cheyenne North Platte Lincoln Omaha Des Hoines Iowa City Chicago Toledo and Cleve land Woman Suffers Stroke HAMPTON Dec condi tion of Mrs Edward Smith 98 who suffered a paralytic stroke Nov 23 is no better She makes her home with her daughter Mrs E A Davis ROBBER LEADER SHOT TO DEATH CaHfornian With Long Crime Record Killed in Trying to Escape OAKLAND Cal Dec 1 man with a long criminal record identified by police as the leader of the gang that robbed a Southern Pacific train of at Nobel Nov 9 was trapped by 10 officers in his Oakland home yes terday and shot to death when he tried to escape The asserted bandit chieftain was Frank E Smith alias Frank Ellis alias W A Harris alias William Z Smith Police said the Nobel rob bery was only one of a long series of holdups engineered by Smith from Vancouver B C to Fresno Cal As the officers surrounded his home the other four members of the bandit gang fled from hideouts in this vicinity police said Will Rogers HOLLYWOOD Cal Dec We have our Notre Dame and Army game here for our amuse m e n t its broadcast al I over our land Well Russia hasnt got that but you can tune in over there and get your favorite confession This ia sta tion COURT broadcasting by Stalin control You are about to listen to the eight excom rades these eignt well known boys are leaving us soon but they are putting on a farewell program under the auspices of the soviet republic to try and impress their fellow citizens that anytime you plan n revolution you better be on tho winning side From time to time wo will broadcast similar proceedings just as an educational feature The boys wish you goodnight and also goodbye Yours WILL ROGERS Bodies Found of GiaWts tn Mining Town Ancient Burial Place Uncovered in Old Mexico TUCSON Ariz Dec 1 covery of remains of what was be lieved to be a hitherto unknown race of giants has been disclosed by J E Coker of Sayopa Sonora a mining town 300 miles south of the Mexican border Coker a mining engineer said la borers clearing ranch land near the Yaqui river in the vicinity of Sayopa dug into an old cemetery where bodies of men averaging eight feet in height were found buried tier on tier The heads of the ancient skele tons Coker said were especially large Carved native stone bracelets were found on the bones Besides the bodies Coker said the crudest kind of stone weapons and imple ments were buried After the first skeleton was un earthed owners of the ranch re doubled efforts to excavate the cem etery Coker said when he left Sayopa the work still was in pro gress The first tier of bones was found only a few feet from the sur face of the ground ARCPIOTTER DEFENDS HONOR Soviet Insists Upon Honesty of His Writings as Scientist MOSCOW Dec 1 Ramsin arch plotter in a fantas tic intrigue to overthrow the soviet regime ceased for a moment today to be a man on trial fpr his life and angrily defended his honor as a scientist Ive confessed my crimes of try ing to wreck the soviet industries rie shouted at M Kriienko the pub tic prosecutor but I must insist that my scientific writings are hon est theories and beliefs and that never once in those writings have I departed from the honest views of a scientist This outburst came when Kri ienko continuing his merciless crossexamination of Ramsin anc his seven codefendants imputed to the engineers professional works the taint of antisoviet propaganda He produced some newspaper articles by Ramsin and called them journalistic sabotage Ramsin and his companions con tinued their insistence that their trial is not a frameup FOUR KILLED IN PLANE MISHAPS South Dakota Man Wife and Child Die Instantly in Crash MITCHELL S Dak Dec 1 Four persons were dead today as the result of airplane accidents in the state over the weekend Robert French 30 his wife and 8 year old son were instantly killed here yesterday afternoon when the piano which French waa piloting crashed from a height of 400 feet Glen Runchey 30 part owner of the Runchey bakery of Madison re ceived fatal injuries in a crash at Madison late Saturday His plane evidently stalled in an attempted landing Witnesses of the accidents here said Frenchs plane apparently had been banked too sharply and had sideslippedto the earth Hurricane Imperils Vera Cruz Shipping MEXICO CITY Dec 1 Newspaper dispatches from Vers Cruz said a hurricane had hit thr city imperilling shipping First ac counts were that seven small boat engaged in coastwise traffic were unreported The yacht of D C Jack ling sailed just before the slorm struck BILLS START TO OUR IN AS NEW SESSION BEGINS Drought Relief Bill of Robinson Looks Like Winner WASHINGTON Dec 1 Hardly had congress come to ether today before senators and epresentatives alike began sending numerous and varied legislative iroposals down that long and diffi cult path which but few survive There was one that seemed as sured of success however n bill by Senator lead 560000000 ta be advanced as loans for seed and feed to drought suffering farmers A demo rat also will sponsor it in the louse and republican cooperation or enactment is practically a cer ainty Celebration Proposed A permanent commission deal ng exSuslvely with the problem of maintaining the best conditions n industry and keeping working men permanently employed was called for In a bill by Representa tive Ludlow Indiana An international celebration In Los Angeles upon completion the Boulder canyon project in 1937 wa proposed in a resolution by Repre sentatlve Swing republican Call fornia A bill to authorize construction of a 535000 highway along the south shore of Lake Superior wab introduced by Rep resentative Peavey republican Wisconsin Asks Loan Fund Peavey will outline the project to the Indian bureau tomorrow am expects a report by the Christmas holidays Representative Summers repub lican of Washington introduced a bill to authorize a 1000000 loan TnTn to Foco 8 Column 2 Out on Bonds Are Charged With Failing to Report Accidenl NEVADA Dec 1 Stouf for and his son Russell Whiting were free under bonds of each today on charges of failing report an auto accident They are alleged to have driven their truck away after an aut driven by W K Llninger of Daven port had crashed into the rear enc of the truck near here last Wednes day Lininger was killed when th car after striking the truck wen into a cornfield What do 20 5HOPPWG DAYS till Seven Are Injured by Mysterious Explosion CHICAGO Dec 1 mys terious explosion on board a sand boat of the Materials Service com pany which injured seven of the crew and did damage estimated by the owners at waa under investigation today Miss Nichols Starts Final Lap of Flight KINGMAN Ariz Dec 1 Ruth Nichols pociety girl of Rye N Y took off at a m toda for Los Angeles on the last lap ol her attempt to better Mrs J M KeithMiliers transco n t i n e n t a flight record for women SOVIET CHIEF QUOTED An outline of the progress of Russia under its five year industrialization plan as told in an exclusive inter view to the Associated Press by Valerian V Kuibyshev Soviet leader will be found on page 11 WORKERS FRIEND MOTHER MARY JONES MOTHER JONES STAUNCH FRIEND Loyal Defender of Men Who Labor Lived 100 Years AITASHINGTON Dec 1 Mary Mother Jones is n more The staunch little defender o the working man last night close her eyes on 100 years of throbbin life It was her body that failed unde the pressure of time for the spiri which had carried her thru the bat ties of union was militant still Only one friend was with her in tin still hour midnight when her heart ceased its feeble beat She stirred slightly on her bee and then lay still Mrs Walter Bur gess who had harbored and tendec lier in the retirement of the finn years bent over and saw it was the end From her little country cottage oh the outskirts of the capitol word went out that brot sorrow to tho thousands upon thousands who have surrounded the little Irish woma with a halo of nearsainthood End Expected Many times the end had been ex pected during the past year as shi gradually ceased to be able to taki nourishment Mary Jones was born in Cork Ire land Her father brot her to tin United States and then went to Turn to IHKO 8 Cntunm 50 Injured One Dies in Political Riots in Germany on WeekEnc BERLIN Dec 1 5 persons were Injured one perso was killed and many were arreste in an unusual series of weeken political roats and brawls all ove Germany In Berlin police quelled 12 minor political clashes in which six per sons were injured and 34 persons arrested At Luebeck one fascist injured in a clash with communists Saturday died today OPENING DAY OF SHORT SESSION CONGRESS BRIEF avis Fails to Appear to Claim Seat in Senate WASHINGTON Dec 1 The final session of the seventy irst congress convened today with much handclasping among the leg slators within the capitol and fist ight between communists anil lolice on the outside Neither the senate nor house mnt or long Opening prayers the call ng of the roll and appointment of jommittees to notify the president Congress was ready to do business constituted the only business Six Demonstrators Arrested Six demonstrators were arrested n disorders which followed a foray by police into bannerbearing1 munists who were headed for the senate and house galleries The demonstrators were dispersed with he aid of tear gas The crowd carried their shouts and jeers at police thru the capitol grounds to the Garfield monument where they milled around and wen again dispersed amid explosion of tear bombs and fisticuffs Alter the refusal of the crowd to disperse more arrests were made Among these a woman who gave her jame as Helen Robinson and a man who gave his name as F Defc galo Slowly tteicfbwd dispersed V Fails to Appear A possible passage of words in the senate on the seating of Senator Elect Davis who today retired as secretary of labor was averted when he failed to appear Chairman Nye of the senate cam paign investigators had announced he would ask Davis to step asiSe pending further study of expendi tures on behalf of his ticket in Pennsylvania Friends of the legislators visitors from distant states and nations crowded both the senate and house galleries as Vice President Curtis and Speaker Longworth were wel comed hack to the presiding posi tions Notify Each Other The first business was seating of new members The rest of the pro gram was confined to each branch notifyingthe other it had met ami the sending of a committee so to notify President Hoover Despite the most strenuous ef forts for consolidation between fac iions that have been seen in many i day the senators and representa tives had before them a pandoras box of troubles All the leaders joined the presi dent in an urgent desire that this Culiimn fl SKe lowans Among Winners at Chicago Livestock Show Purdue Captures in Fat Animal Division CHICAGO Dec 1 Kansas and the province of Ontario today captured the first champion ships in the fat animal division of the thirtyfirst international live stock exposition Indiana scored two victories when Purdue university acquired the blue ribbon for wethers of the medium wool type and for Berkshire barrows The Kansas championship came when its state agricultural college showed the best pen of Berkshire barrows and the Canadian triumphs was won by the premier long wooltype wether of H W Lee of Highgate Ont The reserve champion medium wool wether was shown by Iowa State college and the second best longwool entry was another from the farm of Lee Iowa State also showed the reserve champion Berk shire barrow Purdue had the run nerup pen of Berkshire barrows Subsequent judging brot Purdue the championship and reserve cham pionship of the fat Shropshire weth ers Imvin Wins Albert H Stuart of Ncwhall won numerous prizes in the Chester Tnrn o IHBC 8 Column IOWA WEATHER Fair colder In east anil south portions much polder in ex treme southeast portion Mon day night Tuesday partly cloudy with slowly rising tem perature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGnzette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 40 Above Minimum in Night 2 JSrloiv At 8 A M Monday 1 Below Trace of Show Figures for like period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 37 Ahovc Minimum In Night 20 Above An icy hand was thrust down upon Mason City Sunday night From a maximum of 40 in the after noon which resulted In the disap pearance of the inch and a covering of snow there was a pre cipitous drop of the mercury to 2 be low This range of 12 degreea in a 12 hour period has scarcely been equaled this year ;