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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 14, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home HOME EDITION VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY FEBRUARY 14 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 110 Dry Defends Home Brew But Congress Hears WetMember At tacking Its POLITICS CLAIM By CHARGES P STEWART ASHINGTON Feb sentative Fred erick R Lehlbach of Newark N J a sopping wet member of con gross made a speech recently It was in answer to a speech by R e p T esentative Franklin W Fort of East Orange N J a bone dry member of con gress Home brewing is all right ac cording to Rep resentative Fort Home brewers ought to be put in jail according to Representative Lehlback Yes thats correct Representa tive Fort dry defended home brew ing Representative Lehlback wet denounced it It does sound contra dictory but there is no doubt about It THE truth is that quite a few drys i have agreed all along with Rep resentative Fort without fully refil izing it that a considerable num her of wets have been getting over lately to Representative Lehlbacks side of the argument However it took the two Jersey merits pair of speeches one right after the other to accentuate the strange situation for all congress to see and marvel at 1 The row was something terrible iljfor a while during which wets and were trying to reclassify themselves after Fort and Lehlback had finished Experts Try to Persuade France to Cut Demands i iTHB FortLehlback difference of I ll opinion arises out of conflicting of the nonintoxi feating cider and fruit juices clause the Volstead act e statute first specifies the a and penalties now made still the terms of the Jones eighteenthr amend then it that bftthfeeconsequences shall be visited upon home manufacturers of nonintoxicating cider and fruit j Tuin fo Page 8 Column 2 HGOVERTOEND FISHING TRIP President Expects to Leave for Washington Saturday LONG KEY Fla Feb 4 With his return to Washington two days ahead of scheduled time def initely determined President Hoover carried his fishing campaign into waters 25 miles away from his Long Key base His desire to keep in more inti mate touch with negotiations at the London naval conference was be lieved to be the presidents chief reason for leaving here Saturday night for Washington The decision was announced after Mr Hoover was advised thnt the French and Japanese programs had been anr nounced Just after daybreak the presi dents Florida fleet weighed an chor for Sombrero Light The chief executive was advised that sailfish were playing in full forces in the neighborhood of the Light and had laid his plans for angling there to day before announcement was made of his decision to curtail his vaca tion stay here NATIONSAGHAST AT TARDIEU FOR TONNAGE FIGURE Italy Expected to Put Its Demand on Parity With Paris LONDON Feb 14 Uni ted States and Great Britain combined and got quickly into ac tion this morning to try to persuade France to lower her sensational claim for 724000 tons of naval craft a figure which would involve her building 240000 tons in the next five years Early in the forenoon Premier MacDbuald Secretary Stimson Am bassador Morrow and Senator Rob inson met with Premier Tardieu and M M Briand and Marriner at the house of commons and closeted themselves for a serious Conference Fr ices last eve an unfavorable reaction from every other delegation Indeed the total created something akin to consternation and the delegates be lieved they have at least one month of intense worry cut out for them in reaching a solution to this vital problem May Persuade France It was understood from well in formed sources that it was hoped to persuade France to reduce her to tal to something like 550000 tons Since Italy demands parity with France there seemed nothing for DinoGrandi Italian foreign minis V t nfntm PAw FRIENDS HELP EDISON CELEBRATE BIRTHDAY R M Hall Is ReElected President of North Iowa CoOp Livestock Shippers Sentiment for Operation of Pool Pronounced at Meeting bvuVs to cjaim for similar tonnage The opinion was Turn to IligeS Columii 3 Asxocinfrtl Prrss PJinlo Harvev FjjSstone left and Henry Ford right helped Tltonms Ellison in center with Mrs Edison celebrate his djntythird birthday anniversary in Fort Myers Via They are shown at ceremonies dur ing which a memorial plaque honoring Mr and Mrs Edison was unveiled LIGGETT FACES Father Risks KANSASINPRYlSlow Death I GIRL SHOT OFFICER WHILE RIDING IN CAR Brunson Says His Men Fired at Ground to Halt Auto s AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Its one o the mercies o Providence that no matter how ugly a woman is she can enjoy lookin at some part of her thats all right an forget the rest of it DBS MOINES Feb 14 Glenn Brunson federal prohibi tion administrator for uouthcrn Iowa said today that the pro hibition enforcement headquar ters at Chicago might detjiil a man to Iowa to the shooting of Miss Nellio Church nurse by Charles lEndley fed eral dry agent Should an Investigation IIP held Brunson said Hindley would be suspended until thfi case was closed Brunson naiil ho would not recommend Hind leys suspension By THEODORE F KOOP Associated Press Staff Writer T7NOXVILLE Feb 14 Nellie Church 25 Fairbury Nebr a nurse at the war veterans hospital here was undecided today whether she would attempt to col lect damages for a slight scalp wound received when she was acci dentally shot by federal prohibition agents last Saturday night Fear of losing their positions kept het and Rita Huff a nurse who was with her from revealing the cause of the injury until yes terday Miss Church said They had told hospital authorities they were in an automobile accident To Pay Expenses Glenn Brunson of Des Moines deputy prohibition administrator for the southern Iowa district said Roy Moon and Charlea Hindley both from his office were in the car from which the shot was fired The two men were returning to Dca Mbinea after making a raid at Knoxville About a mile from here the automobile containing the nurses and Willard Woodard ana William Patterson of Des Moines started to pass them Mias Church said the fenders of the two cars touched and the one she was m slowed down A shot from the agents automo bile then broke the rear window and grooved Mias Churchs scalp She was taken to the Mater hospital here for treatment and spent Sun day off duty The nurse said pro by Prosecutor WASHIGTON Feb 14 resentative Lambertaon republican Kansas announced today that At torney General Smith of Kansas would be given an opportunity next Wednesday to cross examine Wal ter Liggett magazine writer who told the house judiciary com mittee he could get liquor in any Kansas town la minutes after his arrival It was indicated such an interro gation could be made only if Lig gett agreed to it While before the committee he said he was prepared to prove his statements Liggett was the first witness called by the proponents of resolu tions to repeal the eighteenth amendment He explained he had been assigned by his publication Plain Talk to make a survey of prohibition conditions thruout the country and that he had visited Kansas among other states Liggett charged that great quan tities of hard liquor were con sumed in Kansas and that it was readily obtainable both at hotels and from taxicab drivers The magazine writer also said the Kansas governor had succeeded in getting the state legislature to appropriate 40000 for a group of snoopers whom he charged with being law violators Some of them he said were exconvicts RM HALL Hanlontown was reelected president of tne North Iowa CoOperative Livestock Marketing association the clos ing session of the annual meeting held Thursday afternoon at the Chamber of Commerce rooms T R RiehmsGarner was chosen vice president and E C Flatness North wood secretarytreasurer The board will meet Monday to decide on a manager for the opera tion of the selling pool in 1930 Reg ular meetings will be held the first Wednesday of each month Sentiment for Pooling Pronounced sentiment in favor ot pooling the livestock shipments of all the 16 cooperatives even before a physical concentration point is obtained was expressed at the meet ing Delegates from Britt Swea City Grafton and Northwood prom ised to add their associations to that of Dougherty as shipping 100 per cent thru the pool Others expressed themselves in favor of the plan but wanted to bring the matter before their home boards Indications were however that a much larger vol ume will be handled thru the pool this year O J Kalsem Huxley president ot the state association of coopera tive livestock shippers declared that district organizations were ue 2 INVOLVED IN CHILDS DEATH n r ifvt I mg formed in all parts of the state Each Accuse Other OI ould be CITY Feb 14 ff father who risked a slow and painful death to save his daughter and a mother with a look of horror still in her eyes today made plans for the tuneral of their first born Mabel Jeldy five months old died at midnight last night victim of poison given to her thru error by her mother Finding the child ill early yester day morning the mother prepared what she believed was a dose of a common remedy and gave it to the baby Later she found she had administered a dose of deadly add When frantic efforts to get a doctor failed Clarence Jeldy the babys father stepped into another room and hastily swallowed a dose of the poison Soon he noticed a burning sensa tion He waited white the burning grew more intense then drank a glass of soda water When relief came he hastily prepared another portion of the simple remedy and with his wifes help gave It to the infant Soon the childs suffering seemed to diminish and when a doctor ar rived he said the proper antidote had been administered The child would have recovered hospital at tendants believed if a lung conges tion had not developed which rthe baby weak from the effects of the poison could not resist Body of Train Victim Found at Davenport ing Melvin Horst at Woostery Ohio WOOSTBR Ohio Feb 14 Assistant Prosecutor Walter J Mougey announced today that both Earl Conald former railroad brake man and Charles Hanna of Wooster had signed statements blaming each other for slaying four year old Mel viu Horst missing from Orrville since Dec 27 1928 Both declared the other chbked and heat the child to death in Freys garage about 5 oclock in the after noon the day he day he failed to re turn home for his evening meal Mougey said The statements of Conald and Hanna followed the repudiation by Junior 10 year old son of Charles Hanna of his previous stories con cerning the boys disappearance and came as the climax to questioning which began Wednesday morning the prosecutor said Hanna said he and Conald went to the garage had a drink and then Conald choked the boy according to the slatement revealed by Mougey The statement said Hanna was afraid to reveal what became of Melvin because Conald threatened Junior Hanna He absolved Eliaa Ar nold and his son Arthur of any con nection with the affair The Arnolds were acquitted of child stealing after a second trial Conalds version was that they were in the garage when Melvin came to the door Hanna seized the child dragged him to the automobile CONFIRMATION OF HUGHES DN BY 522B VOTE more evident than ever in 1930 He stressed the contention that physical concentration was not nec essary for pool selling and that dis trict associations could be put into operation and work toward the es tablishment of a concentration point Increasing Volume The work of the state associa tion is being directed toward in creasing the volume in these pools and getting them operated on a good business basis A few years ago we couldnt get into the said Now we have the market facilities and it is up to us to make use of it C C Watts Clear Lake who acted as manager of the pool activ ities thus far gave a short talk on the inside operations of the organ ization Delegates who arrived later in the day and were not previously announced were O J Locken Thompson T L Thorson Arm strong and E E Tracy Nashua Representatives also were present from Floyd and Loland UveTl FfgKt Appointee Ends in Victory By RICHARD L TUKNEH Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON Feb 14 OT Safely past the barrier of sen Army Flyers Leave on First Leg of Buenos Aires Flight NEWARK N J Feb 14 Lieuts Will B White and Clement McMullen took off at a m E S T from the municipal air pirt for Miami Fla on the first leg of a flight to Buenos Aires The fly ers both army polits are seeking to set a new speed record for the flight between Newark and Buen os Aires They are flying a single motored LockheedVega monoplane No stops are planned between here ami Miami his statement said Gonald quoted Hanna as saying My God I believe Ive killed him Conald said that he heard a rumbling noise after that but that DAVENPORT Feb 14 body of J S Cannum 40 with the head and right arm severed was found on the Milwaukee railroad tracks at the foot of Warren street hj had been drinking too much to this morning Police and Coroner J know what was going on accord D Cantwell said Cannum to Mougey ly fell under the wheels of a freight train while trying to find his way More Motors Kc ST PAUL Feb 34 vehicle registration in Minnesota was 113 per cent greater in 1929 than in 1921 Charles M Babcock state highway commissioner said in a report to his river daylight front shack before Turn lo Vaga 8 Column 1 Oil Station Owner in Rowan Dies Suddenly ROWAN Feb Burger died suddenly Thursday night at his home here Mr Burger had apparently been well and had been at work at his oil station until 10 oclock He went home and before a physician could be summoned he passed away Mr Burger is survived onlv by his wife No announcement has been mude of funeral arrange ments Irvington Boy Wins Scholastic Honors IRVINGTON Feb Grose eldest son of Mr and Mrs Lloyd Grose who is attending col lege at Ames is among those whose grades have been HO per cent or above thlg school year He was grad uated from the Algona high school two years ago Revival Services in Blue Earth Will Last 2 Weeks BLUB EARTH Minn Feb A two weeks series of evangelistic meetings will begin Sunday eve ning Feb 38 at the Evangelical church They will be conducted by the Rev C B Frank pastor of Ihe First Evangelical church St Paul The chorus choir will be in charge of Miss Helen Sasse of this city SAYS WIRKKULA SPEEDED UP CAR Agent Testifies Victim At tempted to Get Away DULUTH Minn Feb 14 Testimony that Gust Henry Wirk kulo accelerated his motor car when abreast of customs officers signaling him to stop so that they might search his vehicle for liquor was given by Emll S Servine who was on duty with Emmet J White on the night of June 8 last wnen Whiti shot and killed Wirkkula at Whiles trial here today To Ifiivc New Office LAKE MILLS Feb Community Oil company is to have a new office here the firm having cnted the building recently vacated by the Armour Produce station Will Rogers NEW YORK Feb to show you how a thing in our country can accidentally gam pro m i n e n c e Last Monday afternoon at 5 oclock I was sitting in the senate gallery talking to Sen ator Copeland Senator Norris had just fin i s h e d on Hughes and they were WILL ROfKHS ready to vote Senator Blease asked that it be left over till morning It was just a formality there was practically no opposi tion If voted on then there would have been nothing to it but look what happened Tt just shows that if you can slart arguing over something and get enough publicity and keep the argument going you can divide our nation over night as to whether spinach or broccoli are the most nutritious We can get hot and bothered quicker over nothing nnd cool off faster than any nation in the world Yours WILL ROGERS ate approval Charles Evans Hughes will take office on Monday Feb 24 as the eleventh chief justice of the United States A fiery foul1 day denunciation of the distinguished statesman and jurist as the very personification of the spirit of big business end ed last night in a vote of 52 to 26 for confirmation of his nomination Opposition steadily growing and recalling in its Intensity the battle that developed in the senate when Andrew Jackson nominated Roger B Taney famed author of the DredScott decision for the chief justiceship proved numerically in capable of refusing confirmation Frankly gratified Mr Hughes in New York bespoke his appreciation t the high honor and vast respon ibility that had come to him and dded a public acknowledgement of lis thanks for the generous ex jressions that he said he had re vived from all parts of the na ion High Ideals Unaltered The ideals and principles relat ng to public service with which 1 entered public life 25 years ago and Turn to Taso 8 Column n GUNFIREllS TWO ROBBERS Police End Career of One While Tradesman Shoots Other NEW ATTACK ON HIGH TRIBUNAL BEGUN BY DILL Solon Denounces Deci sions on Public Utilities WASHINGTON Feb 14 serting that the supreme court had placed itself in politics Senator Dill democrat Washington re opened today debate in the senate which has raged for several days over the nomination of Charles Evans Hughes to the chief justice of the United States Replying vehemently to Dillj Senator Vandenberg republican Jilicliigan warned that the masses will lose more when the constilu tion and its guarantees go than they can lose in any intervening crisis on economic or political problems Dill Flays Decisions N Senator Dill in the most out spoken attack upon the court in rer cent history denounced its decisions upon valuations of Public Utilities which he said were fastening econ omic slavery upon the people 1C the people come to feel that the supreme court hag become their oppressor and that the men upon it cant be removed they will find the way to change it Dill said The constitution is conservative but it provides the machinery for chang ing it By action of two thirds of the state legislatures a convention can be called to write a new con stitution Leaping to M3 Senator answered He shouted this is ttie same attack upon our system of di vided powers that we had in the government for 140 years It is simply the effort to force the judgment of the legislative branch upon the judiciary said Vauderburg When we undertake to determine what type of economic or political mind shall goupon thesu pereme court then we undertake to make the constitution subservent to the transient issues of the day Will Be Political Issue When the constitution takes on a transient character it ceases to have that stability it must have When the constitution goes and its guarantees go with It then the masses will lose more when that happens than they can lose in any intervening crisis on economic or political issues In his speech Dill asserted there is no human power that can keep the supreme court from becoming a political issue in the future if the court continues to exercise control over economic questions When the people find that street car fares arc up and being raised he continued and find that is be cause of the valuation system im posed by the supreme court they going to find out more about the supreme court When they find that telephone and gas rates cant be re Turn to Pago 8 Column 4 CHICAGO Feb 14 rob bers were killed last night at testing the growing earnestness of the present drive to clean out the criminals Police killed one man as he wag in the act of holding up a cab driver A tradesman slew another who had entered the store with a gun in his hand It was a satisfactory ending from the police standpoint of the first five days of their citywide foray against criminals During the clay 072 persons were arrested bringing the total for the five days to well over 3000 Seven picked up yesterday carried weapons and will be held to the grand jury Twenty seven gun carriers already are un der indictment During the day only 32 robberies were reported all minor ones and there were no shootings excepting those in which the forces of the law pulled the triggers I IOWA WEATHER Somewhat unsettled and cold er Friday inght possibly enow in southwest and axtrcmo south portions cold wave In west portion Saturday fair colder in west and houtli portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 25 Above Minimum In Night At 8 A M Friday 7cro Precipitation 01 of an Inch Snowfall 1 of an Inch Thursday night brot the first zero weather of the month to North Iowa At oclock Friday morn ing the mercury in the GlobGa zettes thermometers was still hov ering at that level The snow which fell briskly for a time Thursday morning was shortlived being barely observable Friday morning ;