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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 9, 1930, Mason City, Iowa COM P MARLON E ft V HIS MEM ART OEPT or tow A n r s M r i N E s I A North lowaS DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home NEWSPAPER THAI MAKES ALL NOKTI1 JOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION I I jjj VOL XXXVII FJVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY DEC 9 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 53 U S History Takes Years War Will Be Long Past Ere Record Is Complete By STEWART rA S HIN G T O N Dec 9 The World war may be over with a third of a century before the governments official record of it is completed It was 35 years after the Civil ended before the 140 volumes known collective ly as War of the Rebellion Records made their appearance At the present rate World war records will take US long The navy department could begin publishing its records of the World war on short notice if it had the money to do it Not so the department of war The war colleges historical section is still indexing the mass of orders reports and assorted documents No one will estimate when all the ma terial will be ready for the printer AR of the RebellionRecords and a corresponding naval FALLING TIM W series of about 30 volumes are not histories in the ordinary acceptance of the term of the armys and navys activities during the war of secession No regularly linkedup history of any of his armed struggles ever has been undertaken by Uncle Sam nor is such a thing contemplated The records are available for the information of private historians but formal history writing appears Tarn to Iaco B Cotlimn CHARGE FORGERY Lip IN PRISON Officer to Ask Federal Jury Probe of Raised Note Activity Dec 9 Lef S Williams federal secret ser vice operative said today he would if seek a federal grand jury investiga tion of raised note at the state penitentiary Williams arrested Henry Ford and ij another youth Everett Hill both of Franklin on charges of passing a bill raised from to rep J resent a note j The agent said the note raising work of Howard Barr in l whose cell he has seized equipment for raising notes three times within ithe last five years Williams said Barr had been giv 1 en special privileges by Warden A JA McKorkle Barr Williams said iids one of the cleverest raised note prtists in the country Barr received training as a car toonist I understand the agent 4iaid He came originally from In dianapolis I He is serving two 15 year sentences for robbery imposed in Knox county In addition he is un der our federal sentence of three years for raising notes Blow Fractures Skull of Andrew Bikker Farmer pRAFTON Dec Bik VJ ker farmer died early this morning from injuries received yes terday afternoon when he was struck by a tree which he was cut ting He suffered a fractured skull and failed to regain consciousness Bikker who is about 30 years of age was felling trees on the farm on which he is tenant Carl Veigler his brotherinlaw was the only person with him As a tree came crashing to Ihe ground a hrarich struck him on the back of his head A physician was called atonce The accident occurred about 3 oclock yesterday afternoon At 10 oclock this morning Bikker died Bikker was tenant on a farm two miles south and one mile east of Grafton He leaves a wife but no children The body is now at his residence No funeral arrangements have been announced A brother residing in Canada will come to the sejrvipes Mr and Mrs Bikker came to Grafton from Ger many 3 Suspects in Iowa Robbery on Way Home SAN ANTONIO Texas Dec 9 W Burma Iowa peace officer today was enrbute with three men wanted at Allison Iowa in connection with the attempted robbery Nov 13 of the Savings bank The three are M JM Martin Harry Damon and Clarence Perry Gov Dan Moody signed extradition papers yesterday ending a legal battle in which the trio was plan ning to fight extradition With them was Nellie Hancock wanted in Allison as a witness CONVICTED OF MURDER Dumont Man Caught on Liquor Charges ALLISON Dec Sher iff Frank Neal and Federal Agent R C Reko went to Dumont Satur day morning and arrested Carl Folkera on a liquor charge He was taken to Waterloo where be arraigned in federal court Ammonia Fumes in Cleve land Store Sets Custo mers Staggering CLEVELAND Ohio Dec 9 Twenty personsmany of them un conscious were rushed to Charity hospital here today suffering from ammonia fumes which escaped from a refrigerating plant in a downtown Cleveland store building Many of the victims were women The gas escaped while repairmen were working on a pump in a re frigerating plant in the basement of the four story building occupied by the Chandler and Rudd company wholesale grocers A man and four women employes were carried from the building and customers fled to the street stag gering from the effSTt of the gasses Physicians reported the condition of the victims was not considered serious Most of the victims were able to stagger out of the building then collapsed Most of those stricken recovered consciousness a short ime after treatment was given Court Upholds Motion to Dismiss Manslaughter Charge OMAHA Nebr Dec 9 mo tion by defense attorneys to dis missa manslaughter charge filec against Arthur D Hanford wealth Sioux City businessman was uphel in district court here today bj Judge James Fitzgerald Hanfon was placed on trial yesterday in conection with the death of a hote porter here last July Hanford had been charged wiU having caused the death of Frei Slayden the porter in a scuffle a the latter was attempting to assis him to his hotel room Six witnesse yesterday testified that they did no see Hanford strike Slayden bu saw Slayden stagger from behin an automobile where Hanford wa standing Slayden they said wa holding his jaw and toppled to th ground as he approached then Hanford recently gave Siaydens w dow Hanfords wife a former actress is seeking her freedom in a Chicag court DEMOCRATS ARE BITTER AGAINST AFTER 2 RECORDS Mrs Pearl OLouclilln Denver wus convicted of the murder of her 10Vcaroll stepdaughter Lcona Shewill 69 sentenced to life Im prisonment Emergency Construction Bill Received by House Iowa Road Work Get by Plan AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Im enjbyin my new upper plate Its such a com fort to have somethin new that Jane dont want to bor row DRY LAW FAITH Demand Made for Union of Dry Forces for 1932 Campaign WASHINGTON Dec 9 Mrs Mabel Walker Willebrandt for mer assistant attorney general in charge of prohibition and coun sel for a grape concentrate concern appeared behind closed doors of the National Temperancecouncil today to reaffirm her faith in prohibition She declined to discuss her ap pearance before the 100 dry advo cates but attendants said she had expressed the belief prohibition was a proper policy Hearers disclosed she also had answered numerous questions concerning grape concen trate capable of fermentation into wine Meanwhile a demand was laid before the meeting to form an all embracing federation of their forces divorced from churches to carry the cause of prohibition into both politi cal camps in the 1932 campaign KILLED IN VALENCIA RIOT Outburst Follows General 48 Hour Strike Cache of Arms Found VALENCIA Spain Dec 9 At least one man was killed and several were seriously injured today when rioting broke out here on the heels of a 48 hour general strike called in protest against failure of arbitration of a dispute between employers and workers in several crafts Shipping was crippled local trans portation facilities were tied up and there were numerous clashes be tween strikers and police thruout the city At Lisbon quantities of arms bombs and ammunition were dis covered by police today in an under ground funnel leading from a wine cellar in the center of the city Rulo Will Speak PORTLAND Dec L Rule will talk to the Portland Farm Bu reau at the regular meeting Thurs day evening on his trip thru Alaska This is the last regular meeting be fore the annual county meeting BULLETIN WASHINGTON Dec The 5110000000 public works construction bill was passed today by the house and sent to tho senate By CECIL K DICKINSON WASHINGTON Dec 9 Speeding to act on relief leg islation the house received from its appropriations committee today the unemployment emergency construc ion bill providing for lighway aid and river and harbor mprovements The sum of was stip ilated for advance to states for lighway construction so they might on with building despite inability o meet federal aid obligations The will be returnable over a pcr od of five years where the states cannot funds on a 50 basis Fund Allocated River and harbor work was al owed flood control on the Mississippi and its tributaries roads and trails for na tional forests roads and trails for the national forests 3000000 and roads and trails in national parks Reporting the bill the committee reduced President Hoovers re quested lump sura to be allocated by him by and required that definite allotments be made for use of the Contains Elastic Clause However the bill contains i clause providing for the inter changeability of the appropriation so that in event It may be expedien to utilize more funds upon om character of work than another th president will have authority ti make such transfers as will providi the greatest opportunities for fur nishing employment Another provision requires a re port to congress at the beginning of Turn to Iago i Cohtmn BEVERLY HILLS Cal Dec all have what we refer to as the saddest sight we ever saw Well mine is cheering section all or ganised to cheer and then nothing comes to cheer over It aint so bad for an individ ual to 1m vu your favorite lose and not be able to holler you feel bad but you kinder can keep your grief to yourself But when you are sent somewhere en mnsse for nothing else only to holler and thenyou cant why that is what you would call organized grief your wretchedness is so promiscuous You ore even dressed and seat ed just to draw attention to your wretchedness Brothers it must Yours WILL President Says Nation Cannot Afford Too Big Burden 3 WASHINGTON Dec 0 senate today passed the bill authorizing for relief to droughtstricken farmers The measure was approved with out a record vote after democrats had bitterly assailed the contention of the administration that funds should not be loaned to farmers for purchase of personal food Republicans made no effort to cut down the to recommended by President Hoover Senator McNary of Oregon the as sistant republican leader sponsored ti bill with its sum For Uuying Food The bill authorizes the secretary of agriculture to make advances or loans to farmers in the drought stricken area for the purchase of food seed for suitable crops fer tilizers feeds for livestock and fuel and oil for tractors The measure now goes to HIP house where the agriculture com mittee has reported aaill for 0001000 7 Meanwhile President Hoover de clared today efforts were being made to impose greater financial burdens upon the government than its financial position would permit Prosperity cannot be restored by raids on the public treasury he warned Contains Maximum Noting that pending legislation would impose additional burden of above the sums he asked for in his budget message he said the budget contained the maxi mum expenditure that the govern ment could make without increase in taxes Any tax increase he continued would fall on the farmer and worker Mr Hoover said some organiza tions were playing politics at the expense of human misery The American people will not be misled by such tactics he added American Aviator Killed in Chinese Plane Crash SHANGHAI Dec 9 Baer of Fort Wayne Ind pilot 30 a woman passenger her name not learned and a Chinese pilot were killed when their plane crashed on the Whangpo river near here today Starts Eastward LOS ANGELES Dec attempt to smash both the mens and women cords for flyingtlme awesttoeast transcontinental flight Ruto Nichols Rye N Y aviatrix for New York from airporthere at 7 a m P S today The yoiinug womnn who last week bettered by more than eight hours the eastwest womens flight record made by Mrs J M KeithMiller Australian aviatrix planned to make but one stop at Wichita Kans this afternoon where her ship ia to be serviced and weather reports studied Miss Nichols speedy plane car ried 400 gallons of gasoline The ship is capable of a top speed of 185 miles an hour Holds Jury Verdict for Saddler Was Not Warranted iTN a decision handed down Tuesday i morning by the Iowa Supreme court the verdict for the defendant in the case of Olive Klinkel against P A Saddler sheriff of Floyd coun ty to collect in damages for the shooting of her son was re versed The case grew out of the fatal shooting of Donoven E Klin kel on May 8 1927 The case will as a result be reified Mrs Klinkel is the administra trix for the cstsue of Donovan F Klinkel and brat the action against Sheriff Saddler and his bondsmen the National Surety company According to testimony presented in court the defendant Sheriff Saddler was called to Oak Park near Charles City lifter a complaint made against Herbert Gray Sev eral persons were at the uuk when he arrived it was stated in court Klinkel was therebut not as a companion of Gray Goes Around Car Gray was pointed out to the sher iff by the person who hail made the complaint The sheriff went to the car where Gray was and followed Mercury Poison Cause of Death Witness in Murder Trial Thinks KANSAS CITY Kans Dec 9 Edward B Vedder attached to the army medical corps laboratory in Washington testified at the mur der trial of Major Charles A Shep ard today that chemical analysis had revealed poison probably mer cury caused the death of the de fendants second wifp Mrs Zenana Shepard Markets at a Glance NEW YORK Stocks irregular railroad rebound from new Iowa Bonds weak rails lead decline Curb irregular utilities recover early losses Foreign exchanges firm Belgian strong Cotton lower easy cables ami southern selling Sugar higher trado support Coffee higher Brazilian buying Butter weaker CHICAGO Wheat steady decreased worlds visible supply Corn steady small country offei SENATE Considers McNary drought relief bill v Appropriations committee takes up treasurypostoffice supply meas ure Muscle shoals conferees resume meetings Finance committee considers tar iff commission nominations Monday Review Debated Jones maternity bill Democratic senators attacked President Hoovers relief program Adopted a resolution to appro priate for mpderaizing the battleships New Mexico Mis sissippi and Idaho Confirmed the nomination William N Doak as secretary of labor Finance committee examined nominations to new tariff commis sion Debates bill Prepares to consider relief appro priation measures Immigration committee studies restrictive legislation Monday Review Interior supply bill reported and debate begun Received presidents request for for farm board Agriculture committee approved drought relief loan bill Immigration committee heard de Police Redouble Efforts in Search for Slayer at Cedar Rapids CEDAR RAPIDS Dec 9 Spurred on by a reward of of fered by the family for llio arrest of the slayer of Thomas Risk 55 a grocer police redoubled their ef forts today to trace tho killer Risk was shot to death in his store early last night by a youth of about 24 who Is believed to be the robber known as the cigaret bandit The youth had just purchased a Jve cent apple and as Risk handed lim the the sack he ordered llin grocer to throw up his hands Risk according to the story told by his ion John thot the man was jok ng and failed to obey The bandit fired striking him just below the heart Gray around the car once or twice and shot a few timea nearMm Klrnkel8 v cav at tfcatjUinejwaS nlxmt 35 fept stated ttiat he thing wrong and up townand claimed and as he did so the sher iff came towards his car and shot his tires At that time it was claimed by the plaintiff Klinkel got out of the car and started walking towards the sheriff andsaid Lets talk Urn over As he approached the sheriff the sheriff shot him it was said Klinkel was at the time uimrmeti and as claimed by the plaintiff had committed no offense This action was brol by his moth er Mrs Olive Klinkel for his death on the grounds that the de fendant unlawfully and wrongfully shot and killed Klinkel and that he and his bondsmen were liable fov sucli wrongful death First Tried in Floyd This case was tried in March 1S2D at Charles City and after n trial lasting about a week the case was submitted to a jury which after some hours of deliberation returned u verdict for the defendant Tho plaintiff appealed to the supreme court assigning various errors The case was submitted to the supreme court on Oct22 1030 F A Ontjes of Mfison City ami W G Henke Charles City tried the case for the plaintiff in the district court and argued the case in her be half before the supreme court on appeal Harry Fitzgeruld and J C Campbell diaries City were attor neys for the defendants ings Cattle steady higher hogs ft strong to HOUSE interior appropriation partmcnt measures Education officials on restrictive committee approvec bill to authorize for re habilitation and educational work in Porto Rico College Gels Anonymous Gift MOUNT VERNON Dec 9 i President H 1 Burgstahlcr yester day announced a gift of from an anonymous donor to tin Cornell college endowment fund To this the Rockefeller foundation will add be nnid President Hoover New Queen of Fleet in Merchant Marine NEW PORT NEWS Va Dec 9 cheers from a distin guished assemblage and the scream of harbor craft the President Hoo ver slipped gracefully down the ways here today to tnke her place as the new queen of the American Merchant Marine Mrs Herbert Hoover wife of the president smashed a bottle of brine collected from tho seven sea against the prow to start tho huge vessel toward the sparkling waters of tho Jamen river R Stanley Dollar president of the Dollar steamship lines owners of the vessel the largest merchant ever built In America and Mra Dollar stood with Mrs Hoover on tho launching platform Is loO Years Old MAGALLANES Chile Dec 0 Contreras who says she is 150 years old entertained census takers today with accounts of Chiles war for indeocndenro from Spain in 1810 RUSSIAN ECONOMICS The first of four articles depicting economic and po litical conditions in Russia will found on page 2 IOWA WEATHER Fair Tuesday night and Wed nesday nnt much ID temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at S oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday Aliovo Minimum in Nifjlit 31 Aliovo At R A M Tuesday S3 Aliovo Monday Dec 8 was about as fine an October day as Iowa was ever treated lo AH of the ice on Mason Citys streets except in the most shaded plnces has bqcn banished by the two lays of temperature well above tho freezing point ;