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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 27, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home COMP MARLON E fl HIS MEM A A3T OF IOWA Of S MO t NES t A THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES A1A NOIITI1 IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY TOWA SATTTTDAV TWP 97 1 JIJ VVA OttJUKUAX UJlLj im TTPD PRFgg A Nrn UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE MO Reciprocity Aim of Bill Rainey Favors New Tariff Act for Country STEWART rASHINGTON Dec 27 CPA a lib eral supply for all our food re quirements w e have millions of bushels of wheat in store Thruout history anation with an ample reserve of bread grain has been deemed wealthy Our vaults bulge with approxi mately half ol the worlds gold We are the rich est folk on earth if gold counts as riches Our factories output swamps ouij capacity as consumers A coun trys ability to produce generously in proportion to its needs always has been regarded as a guaranty of its peoples prosperity And today said Congressman Henry T Rainey of Illinois now in his second quartercentury as a member of the house of representa tives committee on ways and means that is to say on taxation legisla we are suffering from des perately hard times Concerning a superopulent com munity in which i despite aggre gate superopulence we find a few individuals with an almost incred ible plethora a large majority only precariously well off and about 20 per cent very poor or actually des titute only one conclusion is pos few have more than their fairshare WARE THAT Representative L Rainey had an extremely un opinion of the Hawley Snjoot tariff law passed at the last session congress J had asked Tarnto Iaee 8 Column KOREA BANK TO BE CLOSED UP Russia Will Not Even Reply to Protest of Japanese Government MOSCOW Dec 27 Moscow government today took further action growingout of clos ing of the Vladivostok branch of the bank of Korea Dec 18 The commisariat of finance charging the branch with huge profits thru illegal speculation witii Russian currency ordered its far eastern department to proceed with final liquidation of the bank to impose a fine for illegal conceal ment of profits establish the loss of the soviet government and to file a suit for damages It is understood here that the for eign office will make no reply to the Japanese government which termed the closing of the bank an unfriendly act The soviet statement declared that the branch bank by selling rubles at a much lower price than established by the government i made profits aggregating 32S509y yen or about 51000000 Three Special Trains in Rumanian Cortege BUCHAREST Rumania Dec 27 special trains made up I N the funeral cortege today of Vintila I Bratianu liberal leader and former j premier who died Dec 22 k One of the trains carried the 3 body which had been brot from his K home near here to the family es tate where burial will take place AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Stayin at a hotel two nights made me wish we had steam heat It makes you feel so luxurious to say your prayers on a cold night without waiting to get in bed Brookhart Refuses to Vote With Democrats IOWAN SAYS REAL PROGRAM HAS BEEN MADE Sees No Attempt Made to Fight Against Mellonism UTASHINGTON Dec 27 W Democratic leaders have not adopted a program said Senator Brookhart republican Iowa today which will induce him to vote with them in organizing the next senate Brookhart had offered to vote with the democrats if they would cooperate to put an end to what he called Mellonism The offer made after the elections attracted considerable interest because of the close lineup in the next senate He and other republicans or farmer la borites could give control of tht senate to thedemocrats Same Leadership Braokhart said today the demo cratic party apparently has the same sort of leadership as the re publican party He added he did not propose to jump out of the fry ing pan into the fire So far they have announced no program he said The democratic to bawanting toavocJ responsibility and the country wi1 not trust any party that wants to do that the much talked of cooperation between the re publican and democratic parties is simply bipartisan Wall Street rule Same Old Story It is the same wo have had all along he said Nearly all laws which are oppressing the peopleto day were passed by this bipartisan cooperation Party regularity is the same proposition in both parties It places party above country and I think is treason to the country Party policy should always be subordinated to national policy FQHMERllTH IOWANS KILLED Mr and Mrs C W Sullivan Once Die in Accident Mr and Mrs C W Sullivan Chi cago were both killed in an automo bile accident about 40 miles south of Chicago Friday night Mr Sul livan was formerly of Sheffield Mr Sullivans mother Mrs Imo gene Sullivan his sister Mrs W D Biggs qnd abrother L S Sullivan all live at Clear Lake L S Sulli van and another brother C F Sul livan Des Moines left Saturday for Joliet III where tliebodies were taken after the accident The accident happened when the couple was returning from a holiday vacation with Ed Rollier St Joseph Mo Mrs Sullivans brother No details of the accident were learned Mr and Mrs Sullivan leave no children Mr Sullivan was about 63 years old He once spent six years in South America CUBA THWARTS REBELS CLAIM Rebellion Plot Attempted to Overthrow Machado Says Report Dec 27 Cuban government claimed today to have thwarted a revolutionary plot which aimed to overthrow the ad ministration of President Machado Christmas eve The stage was set for the coup an announcement by the authorities said but the plotters learned that the secret police knew of their plans and cancelled their arrangements Colonel Aurelio Hevia a leading figure inthe nationalist union op position party and secretary of the interior in former President Mcn otals cabinet has been arrested with other of the conspirators and has been sent to Cabanas fortress HOOVERS AT YULE FESTIVAL Associated Press Photo President Hoover presided at Washingtons community Christmas festival an outdoor event Here Mr Hnover is shown with Mrs Hoover and their son Allan homo from college on the left Behind them the community Yule which tho president lighted Inventor Is Requested to ANNAPOLIS Md Dec27 A midshipman who converted his quarters into a conning tower from which he controlled with wires clockslights telephones andeleva tors has resigned and life in Ban croft hall the dormitory at the Uni ted States naval academy has re turned to normal No longer do the corridor lights turn from bright to dim No longer 3oes the elevator used by the priv ileged first classmen shoot to the fourth floor when the third floor button is pressed and then drop the seniors suddenly to the basement And nolonger Joes the time piece of the departed student tick in uni son with the master clock on the first floor Mystery Reigns Mystery feigned in the walls of the dormitory for a long time be fore the secret of the queer wiring system was discovered Irregulari ties were daily occurrences while thestudents were living in their quarters but in the summerduring the regular cruises they ceased It all came to light as an inspec tor heard the tick of an electric clock behind the door of the mid shipmans room Investigtion led to the uncovering of a labyrinth of wires running thru one entire wing of the building Some extended to the floors above arid some to the floors below A wire ran from the clock to the master time piece on tho first floor Attached to Lights Others wereJ attached to the lights and some ran to the second floor where the telephones re located House lines were tapped and a re ceiver was found hidden in a waste basket with convenient clips to per mit instant connections and discon nections to the wires One of the lines tapped extended to the outside world Called before the officials of the school the student a sophomore whose name is withheld was un able to give a plausible explanation and was given to understand he might resign His roommate was able to con vince the authorities he had played no part in the eccentricities but was given demerits1 for failing to report the presence of the laboratory Four Men Hold Up Philadelphia Bank Get Loot of PHILADELPHIA Dec 27 The Rising Sun and Wyoming Ave nue branch of the Olney bank and Trust company in the northeastern part of the city was held up today by four men and robbed of about The robbers carrying pis tols forced live patrons and five employes to line up against a wall while the cash drawers were emp tied They missed about 5100000 in the CORN SUGAR NOT I Farm Secretary Hyde Acts to Stimulate Consump tion of Product WASHINGTON Dec 27 Secretary Hyde yesterday acted to stimulate consumption of corn sugar by cancelling a requirement that its preference in canned foods be declared upon the label The agriculture department head said this removed a discrimination against the use of corn sugar which has too long been permitted He predicted it would expand the corn sugar industry without affecting the domestic cane and beet sugar producers He pointed out the restriction had been a matter of administrative regulation and not a law asserted it did not change the food drug control and would not alter rules regarding labelling injurious in gredients in food The reason for the ruling adopted 23 years ago said Hyde has dis appeared for at that time corn sugar was a muddy brown pro duct less than 50 per cent sweet while now it is 75 per cent sweet and has valuable properties not found in cane sugar CERMAK TO RUN FOR MAYORALTY Chicago Democrat Pledged to Fight Crime and 18th Amendment CHICAGO Dec 27 J Cermak president of the board of county commissioners at a noti fication luncheon in his honor to day accepted the invitation of the Cook county democratic organiza tion to become its candidate for mayor at the February primary election Cermak is the first democrat to enter the lists Three republicans have already announced their aspirations for the mayoral nomination Mayor Wil liam Hale Thompson seeking a fourth term Charles V Barrett member of the county board of re view and Municipal Judge John H Lyle Cermaks platform read fn part Criminals gangsters and rack eteers that infest our city must go My first job as mayor shall be to divorce the police department from crime and from various police units of the county shall be coordinated I recognize that the forces of corruption reared by the eighteenth amendment and the Volstead act are powerful and challenging but I shall find a way of destroying these factors and eradicatingcor ruption that has permeated every department of our municipal gov ernment I shall continue unabated my efforts for the repeal of the obnox ious TirnViihition laws JOFFRE NEAR DEATHW1THONE LEG AMPUTATED Arteritis Endangers Life of Frances Hero ofMame DARIS Dec 27 one leg amputated because of gangrene developing in the advanced stages of arteritis Marshal Joffre victor of the Marne lay tonight between life and death and his doctors ap peared to hold little hopefor his re covery There wag an air of mystery ahout the old heros illness for his physicians declined to say where the patient was They disclosed however that the amputation was performed last Saturday and that Mme Joffre had persistently re fused to permit announcement of her husbands condition Amputation Imperative The operation took place last Sat urday at tho private hospital of St Jean Do Kieu where Marshal was taken when his condition became alarming Amputation was imperative said Dr Boidon the distinguished phy sician who has attended Marshal Joffre since the beginning of his illness several months ago The pa rjyere inflame to siiUlia degree the doctor salditfiat gangrene which often develops in the advanced stages of this disease threatened the jnarshal s life Hope Is Scant It was tho right leg which was amputated and because of the pa tients advanced is nearly his generally weakened condition there appeared to be scant hope that ho could pull thru In a bulletin issued this evening the marshals doctors said his con dition remained unchanged with the pulse rate 75 and the temperature 1022 degrees Markets at a Glance NEW YORK pivotal shares sag on tax selling rails maintain upward trend late rallies reduces early losses Foreign Exchanges Irregular French franc strong easy stock market Cuban selling and featureless CHICAGO strength Winni peg market firm cash market Will Rogers HOLLYWOOD Cal Dec 27 Hubbard is dead To us folks that attempt to write a little humor his death is just like Edisons would be to the world of inven tion No man in our generation was in a mile of him and I am so glad that I didnt wait for him to go to send flowers I havo said it from the stage and in print for 20 years My dressing room when I play Indianapolis wont beths same without Kin sitting in there I loved his work and I loved him Just think just two lines a day yet he expressed more original philosophy in em than all the rest of the paper combined What a kick Twain and all that od gong will get out of Kin Yours WILL ROGERS JOFFRE SERIOUSLY ILL TREASURER FOR GO P INCENSED AT SLUSH FUND Says Senate Committee Chairman Ignored Facts WASHINGTON Dec 27 breach between the independent republican senators and the regular party leaders grew wider today J R Nutt treasurer of the re publican national committee de manded that Chairman Nye of the senate campaign funds investigating committee make a public apology asserting a national committee account in a Washingtonbank was a slush fund Nye is an independent This development follows closely upon Use controversy between Sen ator Norris of Nebraska an inde pendent republican and Robert H Lucas executive director of the na tional committee and the lattera effort to read Norris out of the party Facts on File Before the Nye committee Lucas said the bank account in question had been used to secure a personal note out of the proceeds of which he paid for campaign literature di rected against the reelection of Norris Nutt said the account which was at the Commercial National bank had amounted to 532000 of it been dlshuursed1 by Si Associated freaa Phota The critical coniHtiiinof Joseph Jacques Joffre celebrated hero of the Martin maclo Icnmrn Saturday mornine shacked all France Russian Claims Spies Travel on Forged American Passports WASHINGTON Dec 27 report by a former member of the soviet secret police that members of the service traveled on forged American passports has been made public by Chairman Fish of the house communist investigating com mittee The Ncvy York representative an nouncing receipt at the paper yes terday slid he gave it full credence It was preparedby G ApabekoCf formerly an operative of the Ogpu the name of the soviet secret force who now lives in Paris Almost ill of the representatives of the third Internationale travel abroad with American passports which give them entrance into all countries and permit them to carry on communistic work without arous ing suspicion said Apjebekoff These documents he said were fabricated in a department main tained by the Ogpii ttmt alone Files of English and American documents were kept there also added the Russian and the soviet government has procured valuable data unwittingly made available to them thru detailed reports of Brit ish diplomats to their foreign office Sixth Mystery Death Discovered in Alaska CORDOVA Alaska Dec 27 The sixth recent mystery death in the McCarthy district 165 miles northeast of here was reported when the body of Dan Person a prospector was found in his cabin with several bullet wounds in his head First National Bank at Titonka Fails to Open TITONKA Dec First National Bank of Titonka failed to open its doors FridayIt had assets of around J J Budlong is president The Titonka Savings bank the only other bank in town is doing business as usual and things aro going smoothly with it accord ing to William Boyken an officer of the bank Monte Carlo Stirred Over Mighty Coup MONTE CARLO Dec 27 All Monte Carlo was astir today at the greatest coup of its history not a coup of the gaming table but the coup detat staged yesterday by Prince Louis who suspended both state and municipal councils and took away guarantees provided in the constitution of 1911 Thus far the hubbub created by the princes action has been princi pally talk but the principalitys government has every one of its army of more than 100 mobilized to put down any further rioting such as that of lost Monday when Prince Louis returned Jicrc from Paris One rumor today is that Prince Louis exasperated by the dissatis faction with his regime will take n six months vacation either leaving the principality to stew in its own juice or asking France to come to his aid Want Better Season He is known to be firmly con vinced that the only remedy for Monacos ills is for a bigger and better tourist season A combina tion of the worldwide economic cri sis and intensified competition of Tiira to Papo 8 Column The facts he added were fin file at the capitol and could have been obtained by Senator Nye Owes Apology In view of these facts which were readily ascertainable by Sen ator Nyeat the time lie made his statement that this was n slush fund Nutt said I think the sen ator owes it to himself to the sen ate of the United States which he represents and to the republican na tional committee and its officers to make a public apology for his un warranted charge Every dollar spent out of this fund was spent in congressional races and not one dollar of it was used to oppose any senator he said French Steamer on Rocks Off Coast of Spaing Danger Great SAN SEBASTIAN Spainn Dec 27 French steamer Bou gainville lay on the rocks in the channel at the entrance to Port Pasajes harbor today in imminent danger of breaking up after ground ing last night in a storm Several ships have gone to her aid The Bougainville is a stee vessel of 7110 tons SOLDIERS SLAY BURMA REBELS 80 Killed by Light Infantry and Artillery Sent to Quell Trouble LONDON Dec 27 dispatches to the Exchange Tele phone company today said that SO insurgents had been slain In the Tharawaddy district where British light infantry arftillery and ma chine gun units had been rushed tc quell disturbances which paralyzed virtually the entire district over Christmas A government forest ranger and at least four policemen havo been killed by tho marauding Burmese insurgents while first aid stations havo treated 20 policemen for wounds Tho disturbances center bout 70 miles north of Rangoon IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Saturday night and Sunday Somewhat colder Sunday In tho extreme south cast portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 35 Minimum in Night 15 At 8 A M Saturday n Those who have predicted a mild winter certainly must be given cred it for a right guess up to this point It isnt often that Christmas week finds a temperature averaging only a few degrees below the freezing mark WEEKS FORECAST CHICAGO Dee 27 outlook for the week beginning Mon c y Dec 29 For the upper Mis rsippi and lower Missouri valleys and the northern and centra great plains mostly fair no extremes of tnmnerature indicated ;