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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 8, 1930, Mason City, Iowa J North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE HOME PTTV THW A g A TT TT F A V TTTPrTT A o PHY IOWA bAJURDAY FEBRUARY 8 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NQ 105 Resents References Longworth Says It Isnt House By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Feb er Nicholas Longworth re sents references to the house of r e p r esentktives as the flower house of con gress For years it has been custom ary to speak of the senate as the upper house and of the house of r e p r esentatives as the lower one but it is a cus tom which Speak er Longworth re cently challenged pretty tartly He says there is nothing upper about the senators chamber noth ing lower about the representa tives they are an equality A RTHUR L FAUBEL associate professor of economics of New York university who also is secre tary of the American Tariff went even farther than Speaker Longworth the other day As a witness before Senator Thaddeus H Caraways lobby in vestigating committee he intimated that the senate isa kind of con gressional vermiform appendix which ought to be removed maybe superfluity anyway and some what dangerous It will be recalled that Joseph R Gfundy of Pennsylvania not long ego also expressed himself in favor of reorganizing the senate so as to i make it more like the house of rep resentatives He mayhave changed his mind since becoming a senator himself but that was his jjudgment before he had any personal interest in the matter to prejudice him ft THE question of parity between senate arid thehouse of rep fentatives Is debatable V f certainly the more tors election by thetr respective legislatures for the very pur of exempting them from the undignified necessity to scrabble for ordinary peoples votes like the representatives However the seven Tuiirta Insc 8 Column 1 STIMON NAVY PLAN SCORED Detroit Fears Death for His Testimony POLICE LINKED WITH CRIMINALS BOARD IS Inspector Was Marked f o Death for Alleged Double Cross DETROIT Feb 8 police trial board went into the second day of a far reaching inquiry today with a maze of contradictory and startling testimony inits records While convened to try Detective Adolph Van Coppenolle on charges of unbecoming conduct the board at its first session heard stories in volving numerous police officials which observers agree will consid erably widen the scope of the In quiry Van was ordered tried by Police Commfssioner Harold H Emmons because of stories about art intradepartment plot creditec to him after the attempt on In spector Henry J Garviuslife Jan jqvpects to Be Killed On the stand at the hearing Van Coppenolle proved himself to be an extensive talker but did hot say the thingsothers had credited to him after the Garvin shooting Some of the outstanding things he said were That hex will killed for his testimony 1 That Garvin will be killed by SUNMSWS CARRY 3 T01 Voters at Humboldt Are in Favor of Sabbath Cinemas HUMBOLDT Feb voters want Sunday motion pic tures by a margin of 3 to 1 la the special election yesterday Sabbath cinemas were given 587 votes to 182 against More voters turned out than at the last presidential election The election was called by order of the city council as the result of a petition containing more than 500 signatures presented to the council several weeks ago The petition asked for an ordinance to allow W B Franke manager of the Humota theater to show motion pictures on Sunday Manager Franke will now install the vitaphpne equipment he states Following the circulation of the petition asking for Sunday shows members of the Ministerial associ ation called a session to discuss the topic and plan ways to block the proposition AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Its scandalous the way times has changed The girls used to taJk about their knee swells an now its their swell knees an gangsters after promising that Jo to 1age 8 Column 8 CHICAGO SLAYER GIVEN DEATH PENALTY Man Who Shot Motorist During Argument to Die in Chair Feb S Vogel confessed whim slayer or a motorist who brushed against his auto today was sentenced to die in the electric chair on April 18 Judge Otto Kerner of criminal court who considered the case three days before passing the sentence was visibly moved by the necessity of being both judge and jury There are no mitigating circum stances he said The man has shown anabandoned and malignant heart and murdered a man in cold blood Only the death penalty can be returned in justice The widow of Lyle Perrenoud who was slain by Vogel last Oct 12 was in the courtroom Thats what I hoped for she commented Vogels wife Katherine rushed toward the condemned man but was restrained by bailiffs Vogel was driving with three allegedly drunken wlien Perrenpuds auto brushed a fender oftheir car Vogel increased the speed of his car overtook Perren oud attempted to argue with him and shot him to death Vogel and his companions one them bis brother were alleged to have been looking for some one o rob that they might purchase liquor The defense of the con demned man was that he was drunk subject to spells and knew not what he was doing MEXICOS NEW PRESIDENT MISSES DEATH AT INAUGURAL REPORT NEW GOLD STRIKE Pay Streak in Alaska Sixty Feet Wide and Mile Long FAIRBANKS Alaska Feb 8 of a rich gold strike in the Ruby district between Fair banks and Nome reached here to day by airplane The strike was made on the Poorman Wolfe and Beaver creek watersheds and was reported espe cially rich on Beaver creek where it was said the ground ran as rich as a foot and the pan Preliminary surveys indicated the pay streak on Beaver creek was at east 60 feet wide and extended for a mile The town of Ruby has been converted into a booming mining center by the strike Brady JuryIs Sent Back Again After 5 Days Deliberation AUSTIN Texas Feb 8 ury deliberating the case of John W Brady charged with the murder of Lehlia Hlghsmith 28 was sent back for further consideration by Judge J D Moore today when it it had been unable to agree The jury stood 11 to one for onviction the foreman said It has been out nearly five days N Y Financier May Come to Rescue of Chicagos Treasury CHICAGO Feb 8 planto put money into Chicagos moneyless pockets Herbert C Heller New York in vestment banker said to be inter ested in purchasing tax warrants held of the newest hop per of hope After a lengthy con ference with City Controller George Schmidt Heller said he would pre sent a definite proposition today relative to purchasing the citys en tire block of in 1930 tax anticipation warrants Such a sale has been declared legal by the corporation counsel the opinion holding that the city council will be justified in selling tax anticipation warrants in good faith to the highest and best bidder even tho the bid will not net par About all that the senate lobby investigation committee appears to be demonstrating is that it coats money to run Commercial Ortiz Kubio Mexicos new president narrowly missed death from an assassins bullets following his inauguration He is shown center taking oath of office A niece of tho president shown in auto upper left was slightly woundedrr Tlte preslaentlal palace shown above right was placed under heavy guard when the wounded president was removed there for treatment The rear of the presi dential auto punctured by bullets is shown at rieht below The re tiring president Fortes Gil congratulates President Rublo following the inaugural lower left MINE BLAST RESCUERS DEAD Three of Relief Party Are Killed by Falling Boulder i SALT LAKE CITY Utah Feb 8 death once more has stalked thru the portals of the Standard Coal companys mine at Standardville Utah where a score were killed Thursday by an explo sion of poisonous gas adding the to names of three rescue workers the list of dead The three men searching the in ner workings for C H Brady Frank James and Tobie Wimber missing since the explosion Thurs day night were killed instantly late last night when a huge boulder loosened by the terrific blast which rocked the mountainside fell on them Bodies of the men were recovered and rescue workers temporarily abandoned their efforts to locate the three missing workmen who were believed to have been killed by the monoxide gas which flooded the slopes of the mine after the blast Altar Pieces Valued at Are Taken From Catholic Church CHICAGO Feb 8 altar pieces valued at more than 5 000 were stolen from the St Gab riels Catholic church last night Burglars tpok two gold chalices a jeweled monstrance and four ci aorias The robbery was discoverort by the church janitor this morning TRIO FLIES FROM ICEBOUND SHIP Seattle High School Girl Brot to Teller by Aviator NORTH CAPE Siberia Feb 8 Point Barrow Alaska by Radio and Pat Reid who took off from here yesterday with Miss Marion Swenson Seattle high school girl her father Olaf Swenson and Captain Milovzorov as passengers landed at Teller Alaska oday after a flight of about four hours Miss Swenson radioed from Teller They took off from North Cape at 10 a m The Swensons had been marooned for sever months on the fur trad ing ship Nanuk icebound at North cape while Captain Milovzorov hag been icebound here aboard the Rus sian ship Stavropol of which he is master Swenson is head of the Swenson Fur Trading company which owns the Nanuk Captain Reid flew one of the Fair child planes sent north to engage in the search for Carl Ben Eielson and Earl Borland who were lost Nov B while attempting a flight to the Nanuk The wreckage of their plane was found recently 90 miles southeast of North Cape but their bodies have not been recovered Former Justice Had Another Restful Night WASHINGTON Feb 8 tendants at the home of William Howard Taft said today he liacl spent another very restful night Mr Taft it was said slept well and was in srood spirits this morning IOWA BANDIT IS IDENTIFIED Sioux City Police Hunting for Companion of Walter Frelund SIOUX CITY Feb 8 tive identification of a prisoner and the identification of the picture of another suspect as the two bandits who Friday morning held up and robbed the Leeds State bank here of in cash and bonds was announced today by the Sioux City detective department The prisoner is Walter J Fre lund 26 He has been identified by W A McNulty cashier and Miss Gertrude McNulty assistant cash ier of the Leeds bank as one of the two men who forced four bank em ployes and three customers to lie face downward on the floor wiile they looted the bank and then locked them in the vault as they escaped Police now are searching for Freddie Dunn well known Sioux City character whose picture has been identified by the holdup vic tims as that of one of the bandits Rippey Woman Fallc to Her Death From Window of Hospita DES M01NES Feb 8 Rena Jackson 58 of PCppey fell to her death today from a sixth story window of a hospital where she was a patient She was alone In her room and either leaped or fell 65 feet to the cement below Coroner William Carpenter began an inves tigation both as to the manner and the hour of her death Mrs Jack sons husband survives Investigator who spent rive months investigatingsays he dis covers children prefer movies to school hooks Aint investigators Will Rogers NEW YORK Feb ber in one dispatch I told you I had a red hot tip that Mr Mac Donald might propose some thing pretty sweeping Fri day he did it He proposed to sink all our bat tleships and all Frances sub marines O f1 course he would sink theirs too Now WUH ROGERS here is the They dont need the big ships They dont have to go as far for their wars as we do We have no nav al bases We have to go away off and fight all afternoon and then have enough sandwiches and gasoline to get back to New port News on while Englands naval bases are as monotonous as speakeasies He didnt offer to abolish light fast cruisers and Frances submarines are her ace in the hole But our delegation knows all these things we are still in safe hands Yours WILL ROGERS RUSSELL BEGINS ANOTHERWAIT ON GANG RULE Courage Committee Is Formed for War on Hoodlums CHICAGO Feb 8 war on the Chicago bad men had started today The first skirmish of the new conflict was financed from the pri vate purse of Police Commissioner William Russell for the city had no money The commissioner pro vided funds for the purchase of 25 tickets to Jack Dempseys boxing show last night picking hTs best sleuths to attend Boxing matches are magnets that lure the big shots of the beer racket and gang world from their usual haunts Commissioner Russell ordered ha detectives to pick up every man they recognized as in any way connected with Chicago gang and gun life Several Arrests Several arrests were made but the prisoners were released after being told by Chief Egan of the de tective bureau to get out of town Those arrested included Benjamin Buddy Jucobson formerly allied with the MorrisEller political in terests but now himself a candidate for ward committeeman David CockEyed Mulligan Albm pro prietor of the lately padlocked Epi cure club and his brother Sam George Kreiss manager of the C and O restaurant on North Clark scene of three gang shootings and Izzy Lazarus who hns been ques tioned from time to time concern ing gambling rackets Pick up everyone you know as a gangster or gang hangeron Com missioner Russell ordered Here after well hold them until their re lease is forced by habeas corpus proceedings Well keep on arrest ing them Lawyers anc habeas cor pus proceedings cost them money you know Form Courage Committee Another broom to sweep the city of its hoodlum horde was being fashioned by the Chicago tion of Commerce The membership of the courage committee to coi sist of six men was to be an nounced today with Col Robert Isham Randolph president of the association as its head The courage committee will take up immediately the matter of rescuing the city from gang ster rule Colonel Randolph said The members it is explained are to 36 men of known courage unafraid of the consequences of a determined war on organized criminals How the committee would pro ceed was not clear The coopera tion of the states attorney and the police department was expected Colonel Randolph said but the com mittee did not propose to wait for Turn o IUKK 8 Column OPPOSITION TO SHIP SLASH IS BROT IN SENATE ftale Promises Fight If Proposed Treaty Is Adopted WASHINGTON Feb 8 spoken opposition to tUe Stim son proposal for naval parity with 3reat Britain gave rise today to he forecast that it would encoun er turbulent debate in the senate f adopted by the London confer uce i Chairman Hale of the senate naval committee in vigorously as sailing the proposal yesterday prom ised that if a treaty should be ne gotiated along the lines of the Stimson offer Or indeed should any reaty be negotiated the whole matter will be fully threshed out in the floor of the senate ana its ommittees before final action is aken on ratification Proposal Not Satisfactory The Maine senator touched only upon the cruiser section of the ad ministration proposal aa outlined in London by Secretary Stimson He said that the offer involved radical changes in the previous position the navy department had our further cruiser demands call for vessels of the maximum ton nage and armament allowed under the Washington treaty If our policy has been the cor rect one in the past he added and if nothing has occurred to change the wisdom of that policy then the Stlrnson offer which con templates kthe building of at least Oi 8inoh gma cruisers at anad ditionalcost over 15 cruiser program of at least while giving us substantially parity m the types of ships allowed mani festly does not provide for our Am erican naval needs Would Have to Build Should a treaty be negotiated along the lines of the Stimson offer or indeed should any treaty be ne gotiated the whole matter will be fully threshed out on the floor of Che senate and its committees be fore any action is taken on ratifi cation I realize fully the difficulties that confront the American delepa non in London I had hoped and still hope that an agreement may be reached that will give us life parity that our country demands and at Tura to Pngo 8 Column 3 Weal IOWA WEATHER Increasingcloudiness snow or ruin probable in extreme west portion Saturday night and in east and central portions Saturday night and Sunday rising temperature In east and central portion Saturday night colder in west Sunday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Frlilny 36 Above Nights Minimum 13 Ahovo At 8 A M Saturday 14 Above For a few brief moments Friday afternoon snow fell with a rapidity that is seldom attained Then the sun came out and removed all races of the new snow Three or our inches of the old stock of snow remain on the ground however A south wind prevailed Saturday and a bright sun was helping to push the mercury up the column WEEKS FORECAST Weather outlook for the week be finning Monday Feb 10 for the Upper Mississippi and lower Mis souri valley end the northern and central great plains Unsettled most of week in north portion with reqitent periods of snow generally rair in south portion except for one or two periods of precipitation In southeast portion Temperature considerably above normal west and south portions and near or somewhat above in northeast por tion rVV ;