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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 10, 1931, Mason City, Iowa T UK 10iVA wo i N FS Iowas Edited for the Home NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEB 10 1931 OME EDITION UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 107 Ambassador Real Winner Italian Envoy Shows Diplomacy in Affair By CHARLES P STEWART A S H IN G T ON Feb 10 In spite of the way the Smedtey D Butler court martial resulted Italian Ambassa dor Nobile Gia como de Martinn wins Smed might have been con victed of some thing or other or he might not Secretary of State Stimson has apologized for it to Premier Mussolini any wa THO it was at our folks expense A that he triumphed we should not begrudge a tribute of deep ad miration for Ambassador Martinos displomacy he certainly is a quick thinker Had he delayed action even over night following publication of Gen eralButlers reported reference to II Duce as a hitandrun autoist he evidently realized that the state department would have time to re fleet upon the desirability of Investi gating first and apologizing after ward in which event the contro vesy must have strung out prob ably much to the irritation of Pre mier Mussolini who reputedly is an impatient in dividual We are in the habit of mention ing the Latins as a dilatory peo ple The rapidity of Ambassador Martinos work in this instance ought to teach us d e p a r t m e nts Nobila Gmcomo apology in hand Martini before Secretary Stimson had had an opportunity to estimate the Ameri can publics opinion of it from his next days newspaper clipping serv ice he had cabled it to Rome and received II Duces answer accept ing it and closing the incident As for the court Ah says the ambassador blandly thats none of our busi ness Were satisfied Your govern ment has Youths Who Stole New Hampton Auto Found After Crash NEW HAMPTON Feb Norton 15 and Elliot Cunningham 14 both of St Paul were capture1 by authorities at Montezuma this morning in possession of a car which had been stolen jtrom Edwaro Schilling about 6 oclock here las night The two youths who had run the car into the ditch and wrecked it were brot back to New Hampton this morning by Sheriff George C Murray Norton and Cunninghan ran away from their homes in St Paul four days ago Horrors of Poison Gas Planes Pictured SENATE REJECTS BRITAIN STARTS ETO RESCUED FROM DRIFTING ICE FLOE IN BLIZZARD Henderson Pleads for Great Reduction in Arms T ONDON Feb 10 omin ous picture of the next war waged by airplanes equipped with poison gas to wipe out noncombat ant populations was drawn today by Arthur Henderson British foreign secretary Speaking before 3000 persons at Queens hall in the first of a series of addresses intended to mold pub lic opinion in preparation for the forthcoming international disarma ment conference the labor minister pleaded for support of his govern ments hope of substantig1 arms re ductions Using Poison Gas The next war will not be like the last he declared It will be incomparably worse A great mil itary expert has said that in the last war we were killing by retail but uext time we shall do it by wholesale The next war if it ever should come will be fought by air craft and by aircraft using poison gas It is useless to protest that such warfare would be an international crime besaid Wa have surely learned that it s pbWer to humanize the modern war Once war begins no man and no government can control it The only wayta stop such barbarities is to stop war itself Asks Reduction He pleaded for the powers to ap proach the forthcoming conference with a view to obtaining a substan tial reduction in national arma ments Friends of peace in this and other lands have 12 months to mob ilize public opinion of the world in favor of this great opportunity which if not taken may never come again he said Birds Come North Too Soon Drop in Streets of North Dakota Towns BISMARCK N Dak Feb 10 UP of birds have been found dead in the street of Bis marck and Mandan since Saturday A W Ecklund bacteriologist of the state health departmentsaid he believed they died of starvation and exhaustion because they started their northern migration too soon and encountered adverse weather conditions The birds were a species of sparrows known as Lapland Longspura Two Held as Partners in Caress Kidnaping LOS ANGELES Feb 10 Two men trapped by a former Chi cago policeman were held here to day as participants in the recent kidnaping of E L Zeke Caress wealthy sportsman and his wife Buron Fitts district attorney said the men were Louis Franks 45 alleged rum runner and Ray Wag ner 33 St Louis gangster AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I aint never been untrue to Pa except once I let a candidate buy me a vanilla sundae an never did tell him INDICT OFFICERS OF CLOSED BANK President and Vice Head ol Bank of United States Face Trial NEW YORK Feb 10 Tha New York county grand jury today indicted eight officials and direc tors of the closed Bank of United States i The men indicted included Presi dent Bernard K Marcus Vice President Saul Singer his brother Herbert Chairman C Stanley Mitchell of the board of directors and Isidor J Kresel counsel and director The grand jury also indicted A S White a director of Bankus corpor ation an affiliate and of the Mar cusSinger Trading corporation am H W Pollock general counsel for the bank Kresel is special prosecutor in the current appelate court inquiry into New York magistrates courts anci as such haa turned up a mass of testimony alleging corruption in the city judiciary Herbert Singer was one of Mr Kresels clerks Simon Kugel another indicted is vice chairman of the board and di rector of the Bankus corporation Cast adrift on Laln Erie after ii shifting wind their ice floii away from ho main icn puck the two groups of fishermen shown aiiovc were among those rescued Him the efforts of coastKiiuriismcn anil tho crew of the tug Delaware shown inset near Buffalo N y during a tilizzard In HIB top picture standing next tho police officer on the left IsPatrick Horrlgau the only inerulinr of tho fishing party to take his boat with him on the ice who rescued thaso shown with him In tho photo Charles McCarthy inset notified the authorities on learning of the break and walked six miles thru i blinding blizzard to warn fishing parties of the danger Reds in Six Cities of America Carry on Demonstrations BY THE ASSOCIATED PIIESS Communist demonstrations for unemployment insurance and relief for jobless were staged simultan eously Tuesday in New York Bos ton Washington Hartford Conn St Paul and Oakland Cal Police dispersed the demon strators on Boston common arrest Ing 12 persons two of them clergy men One of the clergymen was run down by a policemans horse In New York 2000 persons as sembled in Union Square remained orderly under police guard Call on Governor A delegation called on Gov Wil bur L Cross of Connecticut in Hartford with relief requests and in Washington a group of communists was admitted to the house galleries after it had been refused access to the floor of that body Forty policemen charged a parade enroute to the city hall in Oakland and broke it up In Washington a communist dele gation which marched to the capitol was refused permission to appear on the house floor but was admitted to the house public gallery At St Paul a group of unemploy ment demonstrators forced their way into the Minnesota house ot representatives throwing the meet ing into confusion and resulting in a 30 minutes recess March to Hall Several hundred unemployed marched to the city hall in Kansas City and asked an emergency ap propriation of 5200000 for relief The demands were formulated at a Tarn to Vaxe 8 Column Would Dam Jown Rlvir WASHINGTON Feb 10 A bill to permit the Consolidated Bridge and Bunding Supply com pany of Keoliuk to dam the Des Moines river between Bellfast and Croton was introduced by Repre sentative Kopp republican Iowa Dynamite Bomb Does Damage to Building CHICAGO Feb 10 dyna mite bomb exploding with terrific force ripped a large hole in the foundation of the south aide eight story printing plant of the R R Donnelley Sons last night throw ing 400 employes into a panic Decorous Ladies Chuckle at Hatchets Final Rites Alice and Dolly Bury Symbol of Their Feud WASHINGTON Feb 10 There was a funeral here last night at which the spectators decorous ladies all laughed loud and long Even Alice Longworth and Mrs Dolly Gann gave way to mirth A solemn cortege wearing deep est mourning was carrying a black casket to its resting place when the first giggles broke thru the sombre notes of a funeral dirge The box was placed under a headstone bear ing the simple epitaph Hello Dolly HeDo Alice It contained a hat chet In fact None other than the symbol of the capitals famous GannLongworth feud over social precedence The funeral was con ducted by the National Womens Press clubThe two principals sat at the same table guests of honor at the newspaperwomens merry making Incidentally Mrs Gann came first on the guest list last night but then it was alphabetical The newspaperwomen gave Mrs Long worth a silver wedding anniversary present CITIES TO GREET Callao and Lima Prepare as Royal Party Touches Peru Soil LIMA Peru Feb 10 and Lima made ready today to give an enthusiastic welcome to the Prince of Wales Prince George and their party when they arrive to morrow aboard tho Oropesa The two princes who are making a good will tour of South America touched Peruvian soil first yester day at Cabo Blancho proceeding by automobile thru Lobitoa and Ne gritos to Talara where the party was feted at the Peruvian club DAISY GRANTED former Bow Secretary Gets 18 Months in County Jail OS ANGELES Feb 10 Daisy De Voe former secretary 3f Clara Bow film actress was ranted probation from n prison erm by Judge William Doran today mt she must spend 18 months in the county jail The remainder of a fiveyear pe riod she will be at liberty under su pervision of the county probalion officer The courts decision was prefaced by a request from Miss De Voes counsel that she be permitted to withdraw her application for pro mtion made on Feb 2 following her conviction nearly three weeks ago on charges of stealing 5825 from Miss Bow Miss De Voe stood firmly and azed attentively at Judge Doran as he quietly announced his decision After the court had told her she would not have to serve a pos sible prison term of one to 10 years ihe looked at her attorney William Beirne for an instant and then ap parently resigning herselt to the courts judgment she walked from the courtroom to begin her term tn the county No attempt was made to appeal the motion for n new trial denied a week ago AGREES TO WAGNER President Pleased With Act Designed to Cut Down Unemployment MKS NICHOLAS IONGWORTH MRS EDWARD E GANN WASHINGTON Feb 10 President Hoover haa signed the Wagner bill which provides for ad vanced planning of public works as a means of combatting the evils oi unemployment Senator Wagner democrat of New York and Representative Gra ham republican Pennsylvania had worked out an admirable bill the president said and he approved i with a great deal o pleasure The bill is not n cure for de pression he said but it provides for better organization of relief In making his announcement Mr Hoover said that lie wishes to give credit to two men who had fur nished a great many of the ideas in corporated in the legislation The two were Edward Hunt economis for the commerce department am Otto Mallory Harrisburg Pa Markets at a NEW YORK rails advance vig orously convertibles re vive profit takin checks further rise Foreign Sler ling sags Dutch at years low firm stock mar ket and trade buying Cuban support CHICAGO rumored Russia revolution and better export de mand smaller receipts an in sympathy wilh wheat to lower 69 Thot Lost in Crash of Steamers Off Japar TOKYO Feb 10 persona were feared lost today in collision between the Frcnc steamer Porthos and the Japanes Kikusul Maru in the harbor during a heavy snowstorm yesterday The Japanese vessel sank quickly and the Porthos after picking up 25 of her complement returned to port with small damage FORT SMITH Ark Feb ay that Tulsa is a bear We played lere Sunday night to exactly 30 00 at one single performance mak ng 5100000 the state of Oklahoma aid in the one week It wasnt the ttraction it was the cause These eople down in these states know hat there is folks that are hungry nd they are going to feed em as ong as they are able And say they ot a great gag here They ont oppn up a ami 2ed a lot of professional bums hey make em work and then give cm the money to buy some food my wifes town Rogers rk Monday and Fort Smith Mon ay night Yours Senate Tackles Relie in Hope of Passing Measure WASHINGTON Feb 10 congress worked on routin today a delegation of communist appeared to present a petition de manding unemployment insurance They were directed to give thei document to the sergeant at arm of the house Police were on hand ti prevent trouble but the march wa peaceful The house was considering tin navy supply bill and the senate had alcen up the drought relief com promise with the idea of getting rid of it before the day was over The house will have to act afte the senate votes but it is expecter to aid in placing a fitting markc on the burial place of one of the major controversies of the seventy first congress Bartlctt Hoard The senate committee investigat ing postoffiee lenses again heard John H Bartlett former assistant postmaster general on the St Paul postoffice lease Charles Trotter his former assistant followed him and denied signing Bartletts name to the lease Opposition to bills to prohibit or curtail futures trading on the grain and cotton exchanges was expressed by exchange and board of trade executives A delegation from the dairy states urged to house ruies com mittee to give preference to a meas ure to place a 10 cent tax on colored oleomargarine The house veterans committee ap proved the Rogers hill to authorize for hospitals Disagree on Amendments The house disagreed to the sen ates amendments to the Elliott bill Turn tn 1nBR H Cohimn 20 Charges Omitted in Bill Hearing to Be Public VES MOINES Feb 10 senate today adopted the house esolution for an investigation ie University Iowa adminlstra ion but struck out the list of 20 harges and the appropriation sec Ion It added however provisions or a defense attorney and public earing After defeating a proposal by lenator C L Rigby of Cedar county o turn the investigation over to the xecutive council the senate be ame embroiled In a debate over vhether the accused persons should permitted to employ lawyers at tate expense Senator C A Benson of Clayton ounty presented an amendment alling for this action together with horthand transcription of all testi mony and open hearings Would Bo Prejudiced Senator L H Doran oC Boono county declared that tho proposal assumed that the committee would e prejudiced In advance Senator H B Carroll of Davis cointy re marked that he viewed the proposal as a noVe of obstruction and point ed out that there was no restriction on fees Senator W S Baird ot Potta wattamle county suggested thab the wholeproposal of the gatlon be sent ernor Itbolonga11 TTj iJSjx that thehouseaad no authority to begin the investigation because of the law which provided for removal of appointive officers by the gov ernor and the senate Baird contended that the Cedar Rapids Gazette and Republican was the only paper which had taken up Turn PJIKO H Column JUDGE LYLE IS SUED FOR LIBEL Mayor Thompson Objects to Charges in Campaign Address CHICAGO Feb 10 Edward O Biggins attorney for Mayor William Hale Thompson an nounced in a statement from the mayors office today that he had filed suit for 5100000 damages against Judge John H Lyle based on statements in Lyles mayoralty campaign speech last night Higgins said Lyle who is contest ing the mayors attempt to seek the republican nomination in the pri maries Feb 21 charged Thompson with misuse and misappropriation of public funds and had challenged Thompson to sue him He said the mayor accepted tho challenge for the purpose of giving Lyle an op portunity to prove the truth of these charges which he knows well ho cannot do Florence Parker Gone for Two Weeks Found by Police NRW YORK Feb 10 ence Parker of Yonkers N Y step daughter of a vice president of the Manufacturers Trust company of New York was found at the Hotel Picndilly 227 West Fortyfifth street today by police She had been gone from home for two weeks Miss Parker said she had been at the hotel ever since her disappear ance under the name of Ros Den nis She explained that she had left home after a misunderstanding with her stepfather James MacDonough from which she had gained the im pression she was a financial bur den to the household She promised her mother today she would return home Her mother assured her she would bo welcomed IOWA WEATHER Mostly fair Tuesday night and Wednesday Rising temper ature Tuesday night and in tlic oxtrcmo cast portion Wednes day LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for the 24 hour period ending at S oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 17 Above Minimum in Night 2 Above At 8 A M Tuesday 1 Aliovo After the index in the Globe Gazettes alcoholic thermometer dropped Monday night to 2 above lowest of the first 10 days of the wind shifted into the south and there was a quick up turn of the temperature The cold wave if it can be called that ap peared to have been broken ;