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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 10, 1930, Mason City, Iowa H A H L 0 M North Iowas Edited for the Home HOME EDITION1 THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTSPER LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY DEC 10 1930 UNITRD PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 54 Victory Not Sweet Senate Probe May Make Davis Term Unhappy By CHARLES P STEWART G rASHINGTON Dec 10 CPA Altho the senate seated James J Davis of Penn sylvania as one of its members in spite of Sena tor Gerald P j Nyes plea for more time to in v e sjtig at e his campaign ex penses it was not the kind of a victory to leave a pleasant taste in a sensitive per sons mouth Nye asychair man of the com mittee named to inquire into the cost of senatorial candidates fights for nomination and election hat asked among others what the Fennsylvanians bill amounted to The latters managers put the figure for their states entire G O Pticket at Nye said tha seemed to him pretty stiff consider ing that the senate a few years ag severely criticized a 5190000 tota spent to elect Truman H Newberry of Michigan Still he intimated tha he would not oppose Davis investi ture with a toga inasmuch as the 5368862 was not his reckoning alone butihis whole tickets Then at the last minute there turned up 5272312 additional as Nye footed the items wjjich the Pennsylvania G O folk had inadvertently IT WAS to give him time to ana lyze this extra that Chairman Nye asked for two or three more days before the swear ing in of the retiring secretary of labor as a senator L Nye appeared to think that a J senatorelect with nothing to be of would not mind waiting Davis preferred not to however ereisjjo Jleirying the sound DEMOCRATS RENEW ATTACK 1 ManTWho Attacked Local Woman Found Insane PARTY LEADERS VICTIM IS NOT SERIOUSLY HURT IN ASSAULT TRY Mrs Kirkpatrick Relates CITY IN HOLIDAY ATTIRE Story of Madmans Actions STEVE BURGESS Federal avenue and South Eighth street aaa3 opportunity to get Into the senate when tie knew he had a favorable majority rather than cooling his heels in the lobby pending Nyes scrutiny of the new lysubmitted campaign expense pho tostats A margin of only one adverse vote is enough to keep a senator elect out of the senate but once Turn to Column CHILDSAYSMAN HELD WRONG ONE 9 Year Old Boy Only Wit ness to Slaying of Father at Cedar Rapids CEDAR RAPIDS Dec 10 The statements of a 9 year old boy were being weighed here today in determining the innocence of a sus pected slayer of Thomas Risk 55 grocer Monday night John Risk son of the slain man and sole witness of the attempted holdup and shooting in the grocery store said that Victor Harris 24 jailed for investigation In the case was not the bandit who killed his father Police however said that Harris admitted ownership of the automo bile parked outside the Jandera drug store Saturday night when it was held up by the socalled cigar et bandit perpetrator of 13 robber ies in the past month Authorities held to the belief that Risks slay er escaped in the car who Wednesday afternoon at empted to assault Mrs S W Kirk patrick 534 Eighth street south east at the south end of the foot bridge in the southeast section of the city was committed to the state hospital for the insane at Cherokee by the sanity commission Wednes day He will probably be taken there Thursday forenoon according to in formation at the sheriffs office No serious injuries were suffered by Mrs Kirkpatrick who Tuesday night was interviewed at her home She received slight bruises and was still obviously frightened and un nerved I noticed a man on the south end 6f the bridge when I started to cross but thot little of it she began As I approached him however he jumped over the rail into the woods and grabbed a large stick Even then I paidlittle attentionto hinr until he returned and threatened sue she went on Protected by Bundles Packages in her arms presented Burgess fromstriking her7 Mrs Kirkpatrick recounted but she was unable to explain how she was knocked down I had my purse on my arm but the man at no time got it she said and added she would rather have lost the purse which only contained about than her glasses which were lost Police later found the glasses badly shat tered on the bridge Neighbors watching from porches and front yards across the street from the approach to the footbridge were under the impression that Burgess obtained possession of Mrs Kirkpatricks purse and that she re covered it in the scramble but the victim of the attempted assault had no recollection of this Anyone might have known there was something the matter with that man he looked so terribje Mrs Kirkpatrick declared Helm Came to Aid Darwin Helm 521 Fifth street southeast who had preceded Mrs Kirkpatrick across the bridge and noting Burgess queer actions slowed his pace to be of assistance to her if needed heard her screams and came running back to aid her Neighbors already aroused by the story told about Burgess by Miss IIB Varicolored lights give an unusually attractive appearance at night Reds Make Gains in China Minnesotan Telds Iowa y Turn to ragn 8 Column AUNT HET ByKobert Quillen Markets at Glance a Amy tries hard to make folks think theyve always been rich but John cant re member to take holt of a golf club without spittin on his hands NEW YORK Stocks weak pivotal shares close to years low Bonds heavy price movements narrow as offerings slacken Curb weak leaders lose 1 to 3 points Foreign exchanges firm European firm peseta weak cotton lower hedge selling and poor trade demand Sugar higher Cuban buying Coffee higher steadier Brazilian markets Butter steady Wheat steady farm board buying and bullish weekly weather Corn weak larger contract deliv eries Cattle Irregular hogs lower Ruth Nichols Lands j After 1Stop Flight I ROOSEVELT FIELD N Y Dec 10 Nichols landed at Roosevelt Field at p m C S T completing a oneston transcontinental flight Laval Fails in Attempt to Form French Cabinet PARIS Dec 10 Laval today informed the president that he had failed in his efforts to form a new cabinet Baer Confesses Part in Hardy Bank Robbery By THE ASSOCIATEDPRESS Ultimate untangling of the devi ous paths of bank robbers in Iowa this summer and fail was nearing success with the confession of one man the apprehension and return of a second and the implication of still others Eighteen bandits whose trails have extended into six states are now serving prison sentencesfor complicity in Iowa bank holdups this year Ten other men seven of whom have confessed participation or else have been identified as rob bers are being held pending trial Confesses Part Walter Baer now serving a sen tence in the Minnesota state prison confessed to State Agent Ray Scott and Sheriff L E Hovey of Kossuth county that he participated in the holdup of the Peoples Sav ings bank of Hardy Sept 18 He is from AlmaCity Minn and is serv ing from five to 40 years for the robbery of the Meriden Minn bank Baer implicated Art Rosenmeyer and H A Henderson as his accom plices and returned to the peace of ficers of the loot Rosenmeyer was sentenced to a life term in the Iowa penitentiary for the 55500 robbery of the bank of Luverce Aug 20 Henderson was believed to be at large Returned to lown Glen Fanyo 10 identified by a cashier as oneof three men who on June 24 looted the Union Trust and Savings bank of Strawberry Point of in cash and securities was returned to Iowa Wednesday by Sheriff Cliff Larson of Clayton county County Attorney I E Sharp and State Agent Scott He Will Rogers Cal Dec 10 an awfuLJot in the pa pers lately about RussiaFunny thing about hu man nature When we aint feeling so good ourselves w e always want to read about somebody that is worse oft than we are That was a terrible trick that fellow Sra lin played on those eight con victed men They had confessed thinking they would be hung and put out of their misery Now he tells enuthey got to live but in Russia Not changing the subject but somebody was telling us that congress was in session We cer tainly hope that rumor is un founded Yours WILL ROGERS Pirates and Bandits in Southeast Conduct Reign of Terror Turn to POKO 8 Column SHOPPING DAYS tlU TAX EVASION IS NOT PROFITABLE Collected From Delinquents During Last Year WASHINGTON Dec 10 Evading payment of income taxes apparently is becoming a losing game This was shown today ina report that last year was collected from delinquent in come tax payers In addition the internal revenue bureau collected 58033263 from de linquents in miscellaneous taxes making the total from such sources 521130933 This was more than twice as much as the previous 12 months and more ttonn received from delinquents in any previous year A E Dunsmore chief of the ac counts and collections unit ex plained much attention has been given to devising means of trapping evaders and obtaining proper pay ment from those who pay too little thru honest error In the last five fiscal years the bureau has colected a total of S68 127049 in delinquent taxes Duns more said of which was from income and the remainder from miscellaneous taxes By MORRIS J HARRIS HANKOW China Dec 10 Chinas latest scourge communism today appeared to be gaining mo mentum despite all efforts of the government to curb this latest men ace Dispatches received here today from northwestv Hupeh province where Sundays advices said 20000 Reds virtually annihilated a similar number of provincial troops indi cated communist activities were in creasing greatly thruout that area Advices said the tentacles of com munism were spreading rapidly into southeastern Honan province where bandits were reported conducting a reign of terror Dispatches described orgies of killing looting and burning in Honan One message stated the Reds furious against the Kuomin tang political party behind the na tionalist government publicly boiled in a pot of oil its represen tative in an obscure village Many tax officials of Honan province were reported to have been exe cuted Details of the Reds reported vic tory over provincial troops in Hupeh province Sunday still were unavail able because of crippled communica tions Dispatches said however the military was unable to cope with the situation there Leaders of the communits in Huper were said to be welleducated upperclass men merciless however In their war against capitalism In stances have been cited in which these leaders were reported to hav shot down their own relatives a members of the capitalist class AGENTS THWART TRY AT LIFE OF RULER OF CHILE I Attempt Made to Blow Up Presidential Train S ANTIAGO DEi CHILE Dee 10 attempt against the lives of President Colonel Carlos Ibanez and memberi his party wa thwarted lasA night by governmen agents who discovered and removei a bomb set to blow up the presiden tial train asit neared the capita from the south Police and government detectives who had been watching development of an anarchist plot against the ent for place a quantity of dynamite under the rail road bridge across the Rib Maipo southwest of Santiago and then dis mantled the charge before the pres idents train passed over it Four Persons Arrested At least four persons have been arrested Altho their names were not learned it is said that one is a general in the Chilean army and one a medical student Two others said to be generals are Implicated in the affair which is the first serious at 7 4 I tempt against the government since I j J I T the abortive revolution of Sept 21 The attenjpt against the presv was not disclosed until just after the special train had ar rived at the central station from Osorno where the president inaug urated a livestock show Army cav alry cleared the station and streets Immediately a censorship was clamped on outgoing press cables and communications from the out side were held up until after mid PLOTTED AGAINST Associated Press Photo A plot against President Curios luancz of Chile failed when agents discovered and re moved a dynamite charge de signed to blow up tho presiden tial train Watch Reds A government bulletin said that police for several days had been watching communistic elements and others suspected of plottingagainst the government and had apprehend ed the dynamiters just as they com pleted an elaborate bomb with elec tric wires for detonation The plot ters planned to hide nearby and ex lode the bomb as the train crossed he bridge it was explained In addition to the president the rain carried members of the cab net congressmen and newspaper men Farm Bureau Opposes Marketing Act Change BOSTON Dec 10 American Farm Bureau federation today adopted a resolution opposing amendment at this time for the agricultural marketing act GO NATIVE CRIES WIFE SPOUSE SAYS NOT ON YOUR LIFE Shotgun Wounds Result in Death of Meservey Boy Injuries received from the accl ental discharge of a shotgun re ulted in the death of Orville Rooks 3 years of age Meservey at a lo al hospital early Tuesday morning he boy was the son of Mr and Irs Edward Rooks Orville was injured Nov 15 as he VCLS carrying a loaded shotgun near is home He started to get into an utomobile and the trigger of the un was accidentally jerked and the un exploded The boy was rushed to the hospi al His right leg physicians found ad been badly Injured by the shot any bullets entered the flesh and is condition was considered serl us Infection from powder set in his eg at once The flesh was mangled y the shot and little hope was eld for his recovery He showed n light improvement while at the ospital The body has been taken to Mes rvey Funeral arrangements nave ot been made Communist Fires at Danish Minister in House of Parliamen COPENHAGEN Denmark Do 10 reputed communist today fired a revolver at Minister of So cial Affairs Steincke while the min ister was speaking in parliament The bullet went wild Charles Nielsen who was said to have fired the shot from the gallery was arrested with three other men The minister continued his speech after they had been removed Committee Favors Meyer Nomination WASHINGTON Dec 10 senate banking and currency com mittee today approved the nomina tion of Eugene Meyer to be a mem ber of the federal reserve board The committee also approved thp reappointment of Floyd R Harrison of Virginia as a member the fed eral farm loan board LOS ANGELES Dec 10 Vith rings on his fingers and rings n his nose the Zulu is happy vherever he goes but Wheeler J Johnsons content If you please vith nothing to stop him in case he should sneeze So he severed his marital tiea yesterday when the court heard his argument stated this way The study of African manner and life engrosses the time and thots of my wife To this I hav never objected he said but I fea that the subject has gone to he head For while deep in the study enmeshed in the throes a hat pi she recently stuck thru my nose Youre a Zulu she cried at whic rightly Im vexed Your divorce plea is granted the judge murmured next INDIGNANT OVER HOOVER REBUKE Apology by President Demand of Senator McKellar WASHINGTON Dec 10 OTJ new appeal for congres sional cooperation on emer ency relief legislation was made in the senate today by Senator Robinson Arltansas the democratic leader in con demning President Hoover for losing his temper in yester days attack upon congress FRANCIS M SXEPHBNSON WASHINGTON Dec 10 Democrats renewed their as sault upon President Hoover today for Eis denunciation of nonadminis tration relief measures as the emer gency appropriations for public works waited a final vote Chairman Jones of the appropria tion committee sought immediate action on the construction hill ap proved yesterday by the house vAs debate continued Senator Mc Kellar democrat Tennessee jumped in to attack Mr Hoover demanding an apology for yesterdays declara tion Statement Unworthy In a prepared speech McKellar said the Hoover statement charging proponents extra relief bills with playing politics at the expense of human misery was unworthy of the chief magistrate of thin nation or A 4o nf VllH YtFfJ Berlin Police Ready to Break Up Crowds BERLIN Dec 10 police decree published today bars all DUblic demonstrations in Berlin af er 2 oclock p mtoday and warns ill political ogranizations that any crowds collecting thereafter bn 8oken up with force and without warning Bruce Powell Injured When Struck by Car Bruce Powell 13 years old son of M J Powell 302 Taylor avenue southwest received head Injuries when he was struckby an automo biles Tuesday afternoon Thn boy was riding a bicycle when the ac cident occurred He received treat ment at Mercy hospital The nam of the driver was not learned 1 I s is worthy of his office he will apologize to the senate the Tennesseean continued If he s unworthy he will not apologize There was no oposition to the house appropriation but the senate ranks were still resentful of Mr Hoovers attack The democrats took the occasion to belittle the ef fect of the emergency bill Do Uttto Good McKellar said it would do little good in the near future Senator Walsh democrat Massachusetts asserted the funds were merely ac appropriation that would have beer made eventually regardless of tho unemployment situation Senator Robinson of Arkansas the democratic leader demanded and won an amendment making the funds available until expended striking out a provision requiring their expenditure before next June 30 Senator Glass Virginia and Sen ator Wagner democrat New York also took part in the offensive the latter asserting it would take at least six or seven months to put the road funds into use Republicans Reply Republicans replied to the con demnation of the ap propriation Senator Jones said it would provide immediate relief Senator Bingham republican Connecticut insisted that the gov ernment officers in charge of pub Tum lo Tucc H Oilman I Kingsford Smith Wed to Pretty Australian Girl Intimate Friends View Ceremony Crowd in Waiting MELBOURNE Australia Dec 10 Commander Charles Kingsford Smith transAtlantic and transPacific aviator was mar ried today to Miss Mary Powell pretty Irish Australian girl in the Scots church here Only immediate friends of the couple witnessed the ceremony but outside the church 10000 people waited to catch a glimpse of the bride andbridegroom A number of airforce officers present anil formed an arch of honor at the doorway under which the couple passed The wedding climaxed a romance which had its beginning in 1927 after the aviators transPncific flight when traveling to Australia by liner from Vancouver he met the golden haired Irish gir aboard and fejl in love with her Kingsford Smith has flown both the Pacific and Atlantic oceans is the only pilot to have accomplished both feats is one of two pilots to have completed a westward flight across the Atlantic to New York and holds the record for a flight between England and Australia He has announced he will settle down to work as an airline pro moter and pilot IOWA WEATHER Mostly fair Wednesday nighl iind Thursday except possibly rain Wednesday night In south east and extreme portions slightly colder Wednesday niglit in oxtremn southeast portion and on Thursday in southeast and extreme east portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclocl Wednescday morning Maximum Tuesday 4 Above Minimum In Night 31 Above At 8 A M Wednesday 33 Above Tuesday was another beautiful October or April day In December The days high temperature 4U de grees above zero surpasses by 5 degrees the Monday maximum and Is one of the highest December tem peratures recorded in recent years The mercury Wednesday morning was mounting rapidly under the in fluence of a warm sun and breeze and a temperature of 00 or higher appeared likely ;