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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 11, 1930, Mason City, Iowa HAS LOW E R HIS MEM ART DtPT OF I rrs MO I M ES I A North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS ME EDITI VOL XXXVII FIVE GENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SfiRVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY DEC 11 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 55 Jobless Not Counted Yet Difficult Due to Its Countless Problems is By CHARLES STEWART ASHINGTON Dec 11 CPA piecing one morsel of infor mation and an other together at last it begins to be possible to ar rive at a con clusion as to the reason why it is so difficult for the government with un employment In the f i r s t place the num ber of the unem ployed is uncer tain This admission Col Arthur Woods contribution toward an answer to the problem Secondly the folk at the head of affairs in Washington are fearful of any form of relief that the work iing classes might fall into a habit actually of expecting from the gov ernment v 1 This is the contribution of Con gressman Willis C Hawley OOLONEL WOODS is President Hoovers unemployment direc ll tor II Congressman Hawley of Oregon is chairman of the house of repre sentatives committee on ways and means The ways and means com mittee frames all laws relating to taxes Large scale unemployment relief would cost lots of money It I might evenincrease taxation As chairman of this particular commit U Turn o Paso fl Column i NEW YORK BANK CLOSES DOORS ctjon of Main Office and iciifes After Withdrawals 1 m NEW YORK Dec 11 ces stating that the institution In the hands of the state bank ig department were posted at the lain office and several of the ranches of tho bank of United of the citys smaller jnd newer banking tiefore the regular opening time this j jnorning This action was taken after a flurry of withdrawals late yester 3ay and a series of conferences o leading bankers lasting well Into Jthe morning at the New York Fed Oral Reserve bank Tha bank has 10 connection with the government lespite its name but because of its iame bankers were anxious to take iionstructive action to prevent ill tdvised nervousness Since its start in 1913 the bank while specializing in small deposits serving primarily the garment manufacturing trade had expanded rapidly opening a total of 59 in various sections of the ijcity I Hearing Arranged for Suspect in Killing of Cedar Rapids Grocer CEDAR RAPIDS Dec 11 A hearing was tentatively arranged today in the case of Virgil Harris 24 arrested as a suspect in the kill iing Monday night of Thomas Risk 155 grocer in a holdup ICounty Attorney Carl Hendrick 1 SOD issued a warrant charging Har i ris with murder in order to forestall ti the release of Harris on a writ of habeas corpus SLAYER HAMPTON Advocates Holding Protocol Over to Next Session SWANSON VOTE LIKELY TO HARM CHANCES Little Chance Seen for World Court Bill This Term YI7ASHINGTON Dec 11 UB VV Postponement of consideration of the world court issue submitted to the senate yesterday by Presi dent Hoover until the next session a year hence was advocated today ty Senator Swanson democrat Vir ginia a leader of the court advo cates The announcement by Swanson coupled with the demand of Senator Watson the republican leader that the court issue not become involved in the legislative jam of the short session was believed at the senate to end any slight prospect still re maining for final action at this ses sion Interests Jeopardized The Virginian said it was ob vious that the senate could not reach a vote on the court in the session ending March 4 He ex pressed fear the interests of ad herence would be jeopardized by at tempting to press for a vote now Meanwhile it developed today thai the court foes privately claim al leact 28 votes against American adherence This total Is eightrhore than previously counted the opposition and 11 more than votec against American entry five years ago I favor reporting the world court to the senate from the com mittee at this session said Swan son who is ranking democrat on the foreign relations committee Opposed to Debate However I am opposed to tak ing it up for debate at this session for it would only result in delay on the urgent domestic problems con fronting us It might force an extra session Certainly there ia no chance of its being voted upon at this ses sion It then could be taken up at the regular session next year at the very Senator Walsh democrat Mon tana a member of the foreign rela tions committee and advocate of the court urged a special session of the senate after March 4 for consider ation of the issue AUNT MET By Robert Quillen I was sorry about kick in the preachers shins but I seen Pa usin the wrong fork an forgot he wasnt aettin right in front of me POSSE FOLLOWS 4 BANK BANDITS Robbers Make Escape After Wounding Officers in Gun Fight FRANKSTON Tex Dec 11 IF led a posse of northeast Texas citizens today on the trail of four bandits two of whom were be lieved wounded as they fled after robbing the Frankston State bank of 511236 yesterday A possible clew to the where abouts of the robbers was furnished by the recovery near Athens last night of a truck in which the men are presumed to have escaped The bank robbed at noon While two men stood guard inside the door their companions forcet employes into the vault and barred it As the robbers retreated with al the money readily available 50 citi zens gave chase Twelve miles away officers over took four men identified as the bandits in a mudstalled automo bile The groups exchanged shots Deputy Sheriff Charles Emmerson was wounded in the chest and Con stable Charles Slaughter shot in the hand The bandits two of them sup porting apparently wounded com panions escaped under the fire o the officers A few moments latei the truck recovered at Athens was stolen in the vicinity of the fight Strikers in Cadiz Clash With Police CADIZ Spain Dec 11 Striking masons and carpenters en gaged in a 48hour walkout clashei with police in a series of minor dls orders today and the city wen about Us business on foot for n vehicular traffic was moving EINSTEIN VISITS AMERICA fhato Prof Albert Einstein famous German scientist and father of tJie theory of relativity and Frau Einstein shown aboard tup liner Beleen land on which they arrived in til o United States Thursday GERMAN CENSORS BAN ALL QUIET American Film Thot Danger to Germanys Inter national Standing BERLIN Dec1 11 manys board of film censors today ruled the picture All Quiet on the Western Front out of the coun trys theaters on the ground that it endangered Germanys internation al standing This was the film whose showing at a theater here resulted in riots inspired by the national socialist po litical party The ban was voted af ter an attorney of the producers had said his company would take the film out of German circulation regardless of the censors decision Government Control Proposed for Liquor WASHINGTON Dec 11 Resolution proposing a system of government controlled dispensaries to handle liquor were adopted today by the national constitutional con vention for the solution of the pro hibition question Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Dec Lindsey is for free love and Bishop Manning is holding out for the usual clergymans fee for the mar riage ceremony It looks like church laws or civil laws or even universal customs dont mean anything to anybody any more Every body is doing just as they like regardless of everything They say all children reach a smart aleck age sometime Well our whole country is in that stage now Every man every denomination and every organ ization wants things their way Its Just one of those things we got to pass thru and we will look back and feel ashamed of ourselves afterwards Yours WILL ROGERS GIRL APPEARS IN SHEPARDS TRIAL Describes Letters Receivec From Officer Accused of Murder KANSAS CITY Kans Dec 11 Grace Brandon blonde stenographer over whom the gov ernment charges Major Charles A Shepard fatally poisoned his wife testified in the army medical offi cers murder trial today that Shep ards plans for a divorce were balked shortly before Mrs Shepard was stricken A few weeks before Mrs Sheparc became ill at Fort Riley Kans in June 1929 Miss Brandon testified Shepard wrote her he was so de pressed and brokenhearted over the failure of his wife to divorce him that life was not worth while The San Antonio girl appearing as a government witness said tha 10 days before Mrs Shepards death Shepard wrote her his wife was drinking herself to death and he was sure she would not recover Another letter bearing an endear ing salutation she testified was mailed to her from onehalf to two hours after the dnath of his wife It said It was best she suffered so se verely in her illness I feel that have done everything I could save her EINSTEINS PLEA UPON LANDING IS END MILITARISM Wife Translates Speech of Noted German Physicist NEW YORK Dec 11 Al bert Einstein father of a scieu ific theory so complex that few niman beings can understand it anded today in the United States and gave to the American people by radio a simple forceful message pleading for an end to militarism From the drawing room of the liner Belgenlaud he spoke in Ger man i Kill the monster Oc militarism Tour political and economic position today is such that you can entirely destroy militarism whenever you set your hand to it The physicists wife translated his address Liberty Abovo Power Your country thru its peace and labor has reached a preeminent position in the world Professor Einstein said Thru your free gov ernment you have put liberty above the power of any tyranny A hundred reporters and camera men met the scientist when the Bel genland reached this with them In his native tongue and causedmany a photographer to miss a good cam era shot by making the picture man lough just as he was about to make a picture Surrounded by a reportorial mul titude which stood on chairs about him to see over those ahead Ein stein sat with his wife at a table and remarked Looks at Celling Einstein his gray hair standing on end in all directions smiled only when he spoke The rest of the time his big brown eyes seemed to be searching for a place where they could rest without looking at strangers There was only the ceiling and thither his eyes strayed often Frau Einstein sitting beside him laughed aloud time and again during the in Tnm to rnRO 7 Column Stroke Fatal to Civil War Captain at Ackley Markets at a Glance NEW YORK Stocks heavy leaders rally from new minimums Bonds weak general decline con tinues Curb heavy market rallies after early weakness Foreign exchanges easy Canadian dollar saga Cotton lower easy cables and southern selling Butter unsettled CHICAGO Wheat barely steady weak Liver pool cables Corn barely steady predictions larger receipts Cattle irregular hogs lower INDICT GANGSTER IN BUCKLEY CASE Action First Taken in Case for Which Jury Was Called DETROIT Dec 11 Wayne county grand jury today In dicted Joo Bommarito reputed member of the Licavoli rumrunning gang for the slaying of Radio An nouncer Jerry Buckley July 23 The indictment was the first the jury has returned in the Buckley murder case which it was organized primarily to investigate more than four months ago The indictment was the seventh returned by the jury since its in vestigation of Detroit crime start ed indictment followed his appearance in the police ahowup Monday and hfs subsequent identifi cation as one of the gunmen who entered the LaSalle Hotel and killed tho radio announcer Constitutional Rights Suspended Thruout Cuba HAVANNA Dec 11 stitutional guarantees tliruout Cuba were suspended this evening want SHOPPING TILL Funeral Services for C H Davis Will Be Friday ACKLEY Dec Charles H Davis Civil war veteran died at his home yesterday afternoon He suffered a stroke of paralysis 10 days ago He had been in failing health some time Funeral services will be held Fri day afternoon at the Methodiat church with the Rev C Thomas Collister in charge Mr Davis was born in Essex county N Y July 21 1842 When 19 years of age he enlisted and was mustered into service at Saratoga as private in Company A Seventy seventh regiment New York In fantry Volunteers under Captain Arnold and J B McKayne to serve bree years during the Civil war In Many Battles participated in many engage ments including the seige of York town Va Willlamsburg Machanics ville Goldings Farm Seven Days Battle Golden Farm Savage Sta tion White Oak Swamp bridge Malvern Hill Harrisons Crampton pass Maryland and Anf tistam Fredericksburg Salem church Deep Run crossing Gettys burg Pa Falrfield Marsh Run Funkstovvn Chantilly Rappahan noc Station Mine Run Mine Run campaign Ford and Wilderness At the latter battje he was by gunscot in his left hand and was confined to Camp bell hospital Washington for 30 days Mr Davis emerged from the Civil war with this brilliant military record and had the title of Captain Was at Iowa Falls After the Civil war Mr Davis went to Cedar Falls where he was married to Euretta Roselthey ODell on Oct 9 1SG5 The two lived in Cedar Falls for a time then went to Waterloo and later Iowa Falls In 1884 they came to Ackley Eight children were born Be sido his wife Mr Davis is survived by three daughters Mrs Em Leach Ackley Mrs George Liser Fort Dodge Mrs Koe Lehman Breton Idaho and one son Harry Fort Dodge One daughter Mrs Otha Sellers Marshalltown died in Marshalltown in November 1929 Eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren are living IOWANS HELD IN BANK ROBBERIES Four Face Arraignment or Sentences for Part in Holdups DES MOINES Dec 11 Four Iowa men today faced arraign ment or sentence in connection with bank robberies in Iowa Nebraska and Wisconsin Joe Ashbeem 28 Dubuque to be arraigned on charges of u ing accessory before and after the fact of the robbery of the Glen Haven Wis State bank He was arrested aftr William Clifton 23 and John Walker 30 both of Watse ka 111 said Ashbeem planned the robberies at GlenHaven and Straw berry Point Clifton and Walker were held accused of robberies ot the two banks Francis Benedict and William Hunt both of Corning confessed robbers of the bank of Nemaha Nebr were to hear their sentence Monday from the lips of Judge J B Raper In Auburn Glen Fanyo 19 arrested Tuesday in Watseka 111 was held in Elka der as a suspect in the rob bery of the Union Trust and Sav ings bank of Strawberry Point June 24 CAPT C H DAVIS Sheriff Drops Hunt Thinks Missing Pair Eloped Not Killed ROCKFORD Hit Dec 11 Expressing the belief that elopement rather than murder explains the dis appearance of Everett Sapp phono graph salesman and Helen Shaner Freeport waitress formerly of Cedar Rapids Sheriff William C Bell of Winnebago county said to day he would drop his search for the couple SEHATE HEARING BALLOT OH BE TO AID JOBLESS Democratic Plea Is to Increase Hoovers Amount BULLETIN WASHINGTON Dec II tm sertnto today struck from emergency con struction bill tho provision per mitting the sums to bo cpcnt nt tho discretion of tlio presi dent WASHINGTON Dec 11 senate approached a vote on the public improve ments appropriation to aid the un employed today after hearing an other democratic plea for additiona relief legislation to that mended by President Hoover Senator Wagner democrat New York demanded that the adminls tration cooperate for the passagi of his bills to establish an employ ment planning board and to provld collection of more accurate employ ment data Senator Couzens republican Michigan proposed an amendmen to the appropriation stipulating that the contractors fo the public improvements employ only local labor and pay the highes scale prevailing for labor in tha locality Leaders were confident of a vot nightfall on the emergency jc priation GIRL CONFESSES KILLING SALT LAKE CITY heck on County Records Fails to Disclose Identity ALT LAKK CITY Dec 11 Jean Dayle formerly of Hamp on Iowa was said by detectives tr ave confessed killing Sam Frank 5 Memphis Tenn jewelry auctlon er Police said her confession follow d a fourhour grilling in which he said stic atone was responsible or killing and robbing Frank I killed him I didnt think 1 ould hit him that hard I didnt mow he was dead Police attribut d these sentences to her made clur ng her confession Was Wilmn Gates Miss Dayle was identified by pu ice as Wilma Gates She said she vas born in Hampton and that her 0 year old mother lives in Seattle Police were attempting to learn he identity of a man with whom hey said the girl admitted planning he robbery of tlie salesman but whom she refused to name Sobs put Confession Officers said the girl broke down and sobbed bet confession only when informed her identity was known Frank was found dead in his hotel room Saturday morning His skull had beenfractured with a tot caratdiamond Vand some moneywas taken The girl wanarrested Tuesday after detectives said they traced her to a residence here thru hair dye she purchased RECORDS CHECKED HAMPTON Dec an ef fort to establish from local records the identity of Jean Dayle known to police as Wilma Gates and held at Salt Lake City after confessing to the slaying of Sam Frank rec ords in the office of tha county clerk aro being checked An investigation revealed that a family by the name of Gates left iiere several years ago A daughter in this family by the name of Wil ma Gates died while a small girl No trace has been found so far of the Dayle family altho at one time per sons by the name Daley re sided here The investigation of lhe county records which has so far gone back for several years is being carried back further Site Approved as Base for Navys Dirigibles WASHINGTON Dec 11 bill to authorize the acceptance land at Sunnyvale Cal as the site for a dirigible base wag approved today by the house naval committee DRYS READY TO PLAN STRATEGY Fresh Alignment of Forces to Take Over 1932 Battle WASHINGTON Dec 11 A fresh alignment of the dry or ganizations general staff was ready today to take over planning of strategy for the 1932 presidential campaigns The national association of organ izations supporting the eighteenth amendment concluded its annual session last night by appointing a combined committee on unified strategy containing a dozen leaders drawn from the 35 groups which compose the association At the head of them was Mrs Ella A Boo of the VV C T U A solid front on legislative and political problems concerning prohi bition was the announced objective with special reference to prepara tion for the next national election The action came after the organi zation had aligned Itself with other dry groups in refusing flatly to give support to a national prohibition referendum Wea IOWA WEATHER Mostly fair Thursday night nnd Friday except unsettled Thursday night in tho north cast portion Slightly colder Thursday night In the north portion nnd in Ihc extreme southeast portion Friday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 47 Above Minimum In Night 30 Ahovo At 8 A M Thursday 3L Above After a day in which the temper ature reached 2 degrees of trie December high weather caught cold Wednesday night or early Thursday morning and in the forenoon clouds and a chill northwest wind prevented the mercury ascent which has become almost a habit these past six or oijrht lavs ;