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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 3, 1930, Mason City, Iowa HARLON R H S MEM 4 ART DEPT OF tOW A DES MO IN ES I A North Iowas iLY PAI Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOVVANS NEIGHBORS OME VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 3 1930 UNITED PRESS AND IN NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 48 M 3a 3u 3n Federation Is Slapped Hoovers Choice of Doak Applauded at Washington By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Dec 3 Anyone who ever has seen a thoro ly cocksure box er run with sick ening suddenness into a terrific wallop can form a mental picture of the looks of officials at Am erican Federation of Labor head quarters as they picked up the late editions of their evening newspa pers the other day and read the announcement of Hooverg appointment of se3SWjlIiam N Doak to succeed James ro8J Davis as secretary of labor 1 1 OF COURSE it was a first page c story On the inside pages of the same newspapers appeared accounts of the presence of retiring Secretary iv Davis at his last cabinet meeting jfmi earlier in the same day togethei 3i with the generally accepted surmise is that Assistant Secretary White 9 TV would serve at least 30 days as act U ing secretary This it was explained was because President Hoover was at hia wits ends to decide on a permanent appointment of a new I cabinet member satisfactory to all f labor Interests Hence it was as sumed that he would take all the time allowed him by law before I braving the threatened storm THE appointment was announced so suddenly that editors were unable to get their earlier guess work versions out of the insides of Turn to TagG 12 Column HEARING BEHIND Name of Poincare Prominent in Trial of 8 Soviet Engineers MOSCOW Dec 3 spe cial tribunal in the house of col umns today at noon closed Its doors to the curious and proceeded to question eight soviet engineers who are being tried on charges of plot ting overthrow of the Moscow gov ernment Particularly prominent In the private questioning it was known i is the nameOf Raymond Poineare former president of Prance anc France itself Also mentioned were K A and R alleged French agents at Moscow The closing session of the cour will convene Friday at 5 p m and sentence probably will be passed be fore the weekend Numerous or ganizatlons thruout Russia are de manding death for the accused KEEPING CUT OPPOSED Youths Confess Robbery at Mingo Given Life SENTENCE PUTS IOWAS RECORD AT 17 THIS YEAR Illinois Boys Both 21 Are Arrested in Galesburg VTEWTON Dec 3 Ji Paintor and Kenneth Thurman both 21 and of Galesburg 111 pleaded guiltyto charges of impli cation in the robbery of the Mirigo Trust Saving bank today They were sentenced to life impris onment in the state penitentiary at Fort Madison bringing to 17 the number of bank robbers so sentenced in Iowa this year Paintor was arrested at the home of his father Arthur Paintor about 430 a m today by State Agent Ray Scott Deputy Sheriff Harry Agnew of Newton and Galesburg officers Thurman was picked up a half hour later at a rooming house in Galesburg Return By Auto State Agent Scott and Deputy Agnew had been on the trail of the two men for nearly 48 hours ami drove to Galesburg last night re turning with the men by auto this morning The robbery of the Mingo bank occurredit noon Noy 22 Two men enteredthe hank while athird wait ed tiutslde inan auto After forcing abank employe to lie on the floor and a woman customer to stand with her face to the wall the band its took the cash from the tellers cage andfled Third on Coast The third member of the bandit trio is believed to be on the west coast Deputy Agnew said Officers refused to reveal his name but said he is believed to be a former resi dent of Mingo Agnew added that he had been tentatively identified by persons who saw the trio near the bank The Mingo robbery was the1 twentysecond in Iowa this year Fifteen men have been convicted and given life sentences and two others have been killed following robbery attempts Spanish Reporter Shoots at Premier i Arrested by Guards i MADRID Dec 3 newspa per reporter gathered with other l correspondents in the office of Pre mier Berenguer today drew a pistol as the premier entered and fired at him The went wild and the reporter was overpowered by guards Berenguer was not injured The reporter a man named Joa quin Lligor represented the newspa per El Sol of Madrid He was hust led away in the custody of the po lice AUNT HET By Robert Quillen XL Emmie Lous husband looks funny in them big shirts but she bought em whileshe was visitin her folks an didnt want nobody to know what a little runt she married BODY OF BROKER FOUND ON ROAD Man Thot to Have Committed Suicide Over Business Failure OMAHA Nebr Dec 3 body of Fred G Parsons bankrupt food broker was fQind on a lonely road near here early today by two duck hunters His pistol which had been fired once was found near the body In his head was a bullet wound and on his hat and right hand were powder marks leading police to believe that he had committed suicide Parsons brokerage office here was closed two weeks ago and was being liquidated He was the son of Arthur Parsons who died in Leav enworth Kans prison two years ago while serving sentence on a mail fraud charge and a brother of Jack Parsons bubble million aire who was also sentenced in federal court as a result of opera tions connected with an alleged inheritance Kiester High Line Purchased by Power Company of Dubuque KIESTER Minn Dec Kiesters six and onehalf miles of high line was sold last night to the Interstate Power company of Du for The line was built 10 years ago Money from the sale will be used to retire village bonds SteegeElected Head of Bureau at Fredericksburg FKTOERICKSBURG Dec At th meeting of the Dresden township Farm Bureau association officers elocted were President Theodore Steege vice prcsidenl Mrs Laurence Meier secretary tiensurcr Floyd Gardner Iowa Girl of 15 Is Judged Most Healthy Grundy County Girrl and Missouri Boy 4H Choice CHICAGO Dec 3 blue eyed 15 year old country lass from Iowa with flaxen hair cut in a boy ish bob and a modest but winning smile and a 20 year old college lad from Missouri are the healthiest 4H girl and boy in the United States Miss Marian E Syndergaard from Grundy county Iowa is the girl and William Ross Bflderhamer 20f of Johnson county Mo a ruddy faced and brown haired student at Central Missouri State Teachers college the boy Girl Scored 9D7 Only a slight inflammation of one eyelid which someone suggested might have been a bit of Chicago dust and a small defect in the align mentof her pearlywhite teeth kept Marian from scoring 100 in the na tional health contest sponsored by the boysgirls 4H club contest As it was she scored 997 A pair of slightly bowed legs and teeth defects were all that stood in Williams way of a perfect score His good points totaled 987 one per cent less than Marians Her mark wag the highest eyer recorded in the nine years theVub bas con ducted health cpateataJ and teen boya vcontest edf th honors announced last night after they hadbeen subjected to carefii examinations by doctors dentists and nurses Both Are From Farm Each of the winners Is a produqt of the farm Both are fresh air fiends get their nine hours of sleep every night eat lots of vegetables and drink at least a quart of milk a day No tea or coffee are con sumed by either and they dont smoke Marian weighs 138 and stands 5 feet 4 inches Williams weight is 151 and his height 5 feet 6 inches William takes no special form of exercise but has had a lot of it back on the farm before his folks moved into Warrensburg where he goes to school Marian often walks the two miles that separate her home from her school She is more interested in domestic science than anything else and plans to pursue this study while attending Iowa state college at Ames next year She wears woolen stockings and flat heeled shoes and doesnt mind the long tramps to her school They have left her cheeks like a rose A Tabor S Dak girl Miss Viola Mach 18 was proclaimed the win ner of the national dH girl sewing champion WEALTHY NEGRO RANCHER DEAD Robert Anderson 86 Ran Away From Master to Fight for Union HEMINGFORD Nebr Dec 3 IP a white man may attend funeral services here tomorrow for Robert Anderson 86 year old Ne gro who arose from slavedom to be cpme one of Eox Butte cojmtys wealthiest ranchers He died last Saturday In an auto accident near Union Nebr He haa been on a holiday trip with hig young wife to Arkansas Anderson ran away from his mas ter during the Civil war to join the Union army Later he worked in Iowa and Kansas and drove freight wagons in Nebraska before taking a homestead near here Year by year he saved money until at the time of his death he had 2080 acres of fine land In he married Daisy Gra ham a Negress school teacher at Forest City Ark He a familiar figure at G A R encampments Iowa and Nebraska Canners at Meeting DES MOINES Dec 3 tion of officers adoption of resolu tions and addresses were on the closing programs today of the an nual convention of Iowa and Neb raska canners TRY MAJOR FOR WIFES MURDER MAJOR ASSERTS HIS DEAD WIFE WAS ALCOHOLIC Army Medical Officer to Come to Trial for Murder Associated PrtssPhoto Major Shepard medical officer is accused of lie was Inlove with Grace Brandon also Brandon Is a prosecution wlt IOWA BREEDERS GATHER RIBBONS New Iowa Names on Hall of Fame at Livestock Show CHICAGO Dec 3 were new Iowa names In the na tional livestock hall of fame today and other Iowa breeders consistent winners hitherto in the national livestock exposition liere made even more pretentious the states bid for fame incattle circles Three champions two reserve blue ribbon winners and a host of other honors were among the prizes car ried off in judging last night F W Hubbell of Des Moinea showed the grand champion Shorthorn fe male Clippers Favorite Albert H Stuart of Newhall exhibited the grand champion barrow of Ches ter Whites Blake Bofthers of Des Moines own the grand champion Aberdeen Angus female Numerous other victors In many divisions are products of their farms as well Hillandale farm of Muscatine topped their frequent winners with the reserve grand champion Here ford steer and Iowa State college caring more for livestock victories than those on the gridiron added to their already illustrious record by showing fhe champion Shorthorn steer Rites for Gullick Iverson Kanawha Will Be Announced KANAWHA Dec Iverson who lived in the east part of town died last evening from cancer He leaves his wife and a sister who lives in California Fun eral arrangements have not been made yet VHai do you want 7 S SHOPPING DAYS TILL Man Waits on Island Unti Lake Freezes Canadian Marooned Days on Reef 7 on Island KBNORA Ont Dec 3 freezeup on the Lake the Woods came not a whit too soon to satisfy John Pencoff who is safe in Ken ora today after being marooned on a windswept island for 10 days His disabled boatf was cast on a reef Nov 22 and he returned to Kenora walking over the newformed ice For three days he was held on a huge reef near Whiskey island He used the inside of his boat for fire wood and protected the flames by two frying pans and a tin can After ne failure which immersed him in icecold water he built a raft of gasoline cans and the boats false bottom and won his way to a nearby island on which were summer homes By a window he entered a house where he found sugar and tea Kindling for the fires was easily found with the aid of his ax and his gun kept him supplied with rabbits during his six day stay before the ice was strong enough to bear him Colder Weather on Way to Iowa Says Government Bureau DES MOINES Dee 3 Colder weather was on the road to Iowa today The government weather bur eau predicted a drop In the tempera ture tonight with tomorrow much colder in eastern Iowa Meanwhile the day was compar atively warm with a heavy cloud of smoke and fog hanging close to the ground here Charles City was the coldest point in the state last night with a tem perature of 14 degrees above zero Dubuque registered 20 Sioux City 24 Council Bluffs 26 Davenport 28 and Keokuk 34 Magazine Publisher Found Dead in Room of N Y Apartment NEW YORK Dec 3 land H Young wealthy magazine publisher was found dead today in his apartment in West Fiftyfifth street apparently asphyxiated by smoke from a fire which swept the living room Mr Young who was 54 foundec Youngs Magazine in 1889 am had published it since Breezy Stories Yellow Book and Drol Stories were others In his list of publications CITY Kans UP Possible lines of defense were ndicated in a statement by Major Charles A Shepard Issued in ad vance of his trial tomorrow on a charge of murdering his second wife by administering poison The 59 year old army physicians statement asserted his innocence and recalled that Mrs Shepard in an effort to save infected teeth had used excessively an antiseptic con ainingpoison It asserted too that Mrs Shepard was an alcoholic who often suggested death as a means of escaping intense melancholia Died in 1929 Mrs Shepard died at Ft Riley in June 1929 Some months later an autopsy was conducted and Shep ard was indicted on a federal war rant charging first degree murder In his statement amplified by lu terviewB with reporters yesterday Major Shepard told of becoming en gaged five months after his wife death torMissvGrac8Brandonpre ty 22 year old stenographer of San Antonio Tex is among th governments witnesses He met the girl he said whil stationed at San Antonio in 1928 The major told of giving the young woman several presents them a motor car Been at Satchel Major Shepard pictured his wife formerly a mirse in his private san itarium at Sierra Madre Cal as a secret drinker who filched whisky from his army physicians kit in which were poisonous antiseptics His statement said Mrs Shepard had been at that satchel that nighl when she became ill He recalled and tamed numerous physicians who treated Mrs Shepard at differ ent times when she was ill The trial originally docketed for Tuesday was continued awaiting arrival of Major Paul R Hawley government witness who treated Mrs Shepard at the time of her death The army officers first wife was Clara Chlds Lewiston N Y who died in 1913 Markets at Glance a NEW YORK Stocks heavy pivolal shares fal 1 to 3 points Bonds flfm rails slightly higher Curb heavy Cities Service soft Foreign exchanges firm German mark strong Cotton lower easy cables and Liv erpool selling Sugar easy Cuban selling Coffee lower increased Brazilian offerings Butter steady CHICAGO Wheat easy favorable Kansas re ports and poor export demand Corn easy larger contract deliv eriea Cattle steady to lower Hogs higher Canadian Grand Wheat Champion at Chicago CHICAGO Dec 3 Trelle of Wembley Alberta today won the grand wheat championship at the international livestock show Trcllc who won the same prize in 1D2G exhibited hard red spring wheat Senate Votes to Hear Unemployment Repor WASHINGTON Dec 3 senate today adopted without dc bate a resolution by Senator Ship stead farrtierlabor Minnesota re rjucsting President Hoover to sub mit the report of hia unemployrSen commission provided it is not in compatible wilh public interest Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Dec See by the papers that the state f New York dont recognize Reno divorces What a compli cated social up heaval that will aause Have to give up the present wife and take in the old one again ind the present Dn e will also have to go back where she made her previous stand The hard part for some of em 13 going to be to remember who they were divorced from last And it does away with all ali mony Theres another economic blow to the country And Reno they will turn that town into a sheep ranch if this is so Yours WILL HOOVER WARNS CONGRESS UPON HEAVYSPENDING Asked in Annual Budget Message ITTASHINGTON Dec 3 VV President Hoover opposed con tinuance of reduced income taxes today in recommending to congress a budget for the next fiscal year Reiterating the prediction of a de ficit this year he warned that appro priations looking beyond action in the next six months to al leviate unemploy ment and drought difficulties would DEMQCRMSQUT TO FIND WHERE MONEY GOES TO Leaders Skeptical Abou Unemployment Relief Funds WASHINGTON Dec 3 The muchtalked of harmony be tween the parties in congress over emergency relief legislation ap peared today narrowed down one mora notch So much skeptical comment on the part of democratic leaders mec resident Hoovers recommendation for a to 5150000000 unemployment relief fund that a contest along party lines on this asue was not impossible The repun Icans moved immediately for ac ion taking the larger figure In of fering legislation It was not the idea of taking the money out of the treasury to bene fit the unemployed that the demo crats criticized but rather the pres dents suggestion that it be turned over for distribution to the govern ment departments upon recommen dations of a committee the cab inet and approval by the president From Missouri They wanted to see where the noney was going they said and un 11 shown were disposed to be from Missouri If he expectsto get that much money he will have to show what he Is going to do with it was the observation of Democratic Floor Leader Garner of the house Repre sentative Byrns of Tennessee rank ing minority member of the house apppropriations committee was even more emphatic ifl disapproval On the administration side in stead the Introduction of bills to carry out the plan was backed up by favoring words It will have my support and I think the president will get the money said Chairman Woods of the Tnm to Paso 2 Column result in another deficit in 1932 The house went to work on the Herbert Hoover t r e a s u rypost office supply hill mmediately after the budget waa received The detailed estimates for 1932 included increases over current appropriations of for veterans for federal aid roads forpublic buUa inga forpronibitlon en forcement and shipping boarda ecnrerrfleiKm idai fund Decreases Listed Decreases of for tax refunds for national de fense and for interest on the publfc debt were listed As to taxes cut one per cent on 1929 incomes he said the outlook WEDNESDAY IN CONGRESS SENATE Receives President Hoovers bud get message Takes up Couzcna bill for federal regulation of interstate motorbus linea Muscle Shoais conference commit tee meeta Campaign funds committee takes up new reports of Pennsylvania ex penditures HOUSE Receives budget message Begins general debate on the treasiirypostolfice appropriation bill Judiciary committee holds execu tive hearing on investigation of fed eral judges Appropriations committee reports treasurypostoffice appropriation bill Table on Page 13 President Hoovers table showing appropriations for 1931 and estimates for 1932 will be found on page 13 for heavy decrease In probable in come and the necessity to increase public works and aid to employment does not warrant continuation of tho reduction The president likewise opposed attempts to meet the impending de ficit by reduction of the statutory Tum to FngA 2 Cntumn Hoover Names Five Men on Independent Power Commission WASHINGTON Dec 3 President Hoover today sent to the senate the nominations of the five members of the new independent power commission as follows George Otis Smith of Maine chairman Prank R McNinch North Carolina Ralph B William son of Washington state Marcel Garsaud of Louisiana and Claude L Draper of Wyoming Wea IOWA WEATHER Generally fair and colder Wednesday night much colder in the cast portion Thursday increasing cloudiness and rather cold LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 39 Aliovc Minimum in Night 17 Above At 8 A HI AVednesrlay 2C Aliovo Tuesdays maximum approached within 3 degrees of the melting level and the minimum was 16 de grees higher than the minimum of the previous 24 hour period Wed nesday morning the wind had shift cd back into the north and east and thats the direction from which many of Iowas winter storms come ;