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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 28, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North loufds DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home HOME VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVKB MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY FEBRUARY 28 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SKRV1UB House in Mischief Idle Hands Find Something to Do as Senate Argues By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Feb Satan begun to find work for the house of repre sentatives idle do Tne senate is taking such ah infinity oE time tinkering over the tariff that the represents tives have fin ished up practi cally all the rest of their program for the session Until the tariff bill is returned to them from the other end of the capitol building not enough legit imate employment will be available to keep them out of mischief Al ready they are getting into it The dilatory senators do not seem to care either Tney saythey are not going to be hustled It evident ly will be midMarch at the earli est before they end their tariff ar gument By that date there is no knowing how much trouble the naughty representatives will have stirred up RECALL DELEGATES Dr Snook Wife Will Eat Last Meal Together MKELLAR SEES NO CHANCE FOR BROOKHART IN CAUSTICATTACK ON MC BANKER Solon Fires Opening Gun W in Iowa Senatorial Battle ASHINGTON Feb Charg ing that Hanford MacNider to burn is something the I representatives are entirely un accustomed to There are so many of them 435 altogether that they simply can not permit business to drag or they never would get any of it transact ed Their rules are designed for speed and tne bosses apply them in a way to prevent a word of unnec essary speechmaking If a representative tries to talk without his leaders o k Speaker Longworth refuses to recognize him and the sergeantatarms stands ready to make him sit down and shut up unless he behaves him self iPVEN supposing a member does get his leaders permission to make a few remarks and the speakr i 1 re vjui liave and he stays inside it they choke him off right In the middle of a syllable Only a mighty important influ ential representative ever gets an allowance of as much as an hour to orate in Generally 15 minutes is the lim it Often it shrinks to 10 on espe cially busy days to five Occasional ly when in the interests of a bluff at fair play it is deemed inexpedi prum to Page 8 Column 2 BELMOND DEATH FOUND NATURAL Unidentified Man Found by Roadside Believed to Be R Kessler former assistant secretary of war is seeking a republican Jsenatorial candidate who has the confidence of all the public utilities the rail roads the chain banks the chain farms and the cement trust Sena tor Smith W Brookhart today fired his first blast of the 1930 Iowa polit ical campaign Brookhart also stated that Mac Nider owns a Daniel F Steck as an insignificant but interesting political chattel Provoked by Photograph The lowans outburst a series of invectives against both Steck and MacNider was provoked by a pho tograph in a Des Moines newspaper of the object of his wrath with an Bccompanyrng story that Steck had offered to shake hands with Brook hart and had been snubbed Brook hart characterized this as false al tho he said Steck has not spoken to him since the former had charged him with being a lobbyist while a senatorelect I want to say to the people the state he concluded that I know aobbdy can dictate to you Ltysn shaif ieaye JtTto you Even if you select the manthat Dictator Mac Nider wants I will say to you that he will not be as cheap and worth less as the one he has there now He also stated MacNider an nounced himself to be a farmer just outside Mason City while acquir ing a fortune from the farmers Treated Hint As a Man Brookhart denied he had refused to speak to Steck and said that after the elecUon he had treated him as a man and a gentleman but that Steck had publicly accused him of being in Washington as a paid lobbyist in violation of the law These charges had later been shown false by a senate committee he said adding Nevertheless Steck never did apologize for his false charges nev er did correct his libelous state ments in the record and has not spoken to me since This has not been the slightest inconvenience to me Toker Famous Thru West Is Dead RAPID CITY SDak Feb 28 UP dealing from a cold deck flipped the ace ofspades for Poker Alice Tubbs yesterday It was her admission card to the Big Game thatis eternity She was one of the last of a bizarre coterie of hard living straight shooting men and women who added the il was blood the old west Dead wood Dick Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane were others Poker Alice wore a gun smokei cigars and could swear like a trouper but in all of her 77 years of life she dealt from the top of thi deck Sut in High Games During a life as adventurous ai any mans she gambled for high shakes without a single betrayinj quiver of the hand as she dealt without the twitch of a face muscle Cold as the steel of the revolver sh wore she sat in unnumbered thou sands of high stake games Yesterday she bucked a gam that bea Tuni to Page R 3 STREEICROWDS SHOUTINGDOWN WITHALPHONSO Former Premier Says Hell Never Serve Present King JWIADRID Feb 28 ISLAND REPUBLIC FACES CRISIS ALL EFFORTS TO SAVE CONVICTED MAN ARE FUTILE Former Professor Will Pay With His Life for Murder Feb 28 James Howard Snook the 50 year old former Ohio State univer sity professor who is to die tonight in the electric chair for the murdei last June 13 of Miss Theora a student will eat his last meal with Mrs Snook Warden P E Thomas announced today Warden Thomas granted the re quest after a conference with Mr Snook the Rev Isaac E Miller pastor of the King avenue M E church and Mrs Thomasthe war dens wife Dr and Mrs Snook will eat n chicken dinner between 5 and 6 oclock today and within two hours the former professor of veterinary medicine will be led into the ocath chamber Wardens Wife to Serve Mrs Thomas whoalways piS paves the last meal for the con demned prisoners which they order themselves will serve the dinner It is probable Dr Snook will eat his last meal in a tuxedo Warden Thomas said The warden vtolti newspapermen Mrs Snook hat Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Feb Best way to make one these Red meetings mad is to offer em work Nan cy Astor pullel the best one on them SM3 offered to pay the fare any that would go back to Russia Only three took her up and they starved to death wailing or their comWILL IUH5I5HS radcs to divide up wilh cm Should have a place where thej can get up and denounce any thing from Washingtons wig to Hoovers fish bait They are lik able cusses and smart and per fectly happy when they are talking Thats the only way they have of showing their edu cation is by sound and not by ac complishment Yours WILL ROGERS v of tnC Dominican MostTof arifl noiQterfK pfcrt of the B Curtis ha Offered ijood offices of United States in an effort to settle the crisis peacefully President Horacii Vasquez is shown at ALL HOPES ARE ABANDONED FOR TAFT RECOVERY PARLEY SUCCESS Vandenburg Thinks Sen ators Demand Is Premature WASHINGTON Feb 28 recall of the American tion from the London naval arms conference was proposed in the sen ate today by Senator McKellar democrat Tennessee who asserted that there was no opportunity for naval reductions The Tennessee senator insisted that in the present state of mind of the conferees representing the otner four powers it is clear there is no possibility of disarmament or of a reduction of armaments or even a limitation of armaments McKellars suggestion started the first debate in the senate on the London conference since it convened early in January Senator Vandenburg republican Michigan replied saying I sympathize with a great many things the senator from Tennessee has said but I believe he has given American pronounce ment based upon inadequate and in sufficient information Such contri butions of advice to our delegates abroad do far more harm than good Continue Negotiations LpNDON Feb 28 The Am erican and Japanese delegations to day continued active efforts to reach an agreement on tne PolntsJ Feb An inquest for an unidentified man who was found dead on primary No 15 about a mile north of this place Wednes day evening ended in a verdict of death from natural causes The stranger had left town about 8 oclock carrying a suit case Some cars in passing the spot he fell noticed a suit case by the side of the road Later the body was found by Marshal Kinsley and brot to an undertaking parlor A coroners inquest was called for to ascertain the cause of death It developed that he carried more than 5600 on his pardon which was found with the body The name R Kessler scribbled on a piece of paper is the only clew that authori ties have at present AUNT HET By Robert Quillen If exercise keeps a body young Sallies tongue ouglit to be as spry as a cricket when shes ninety tan Spain today was swept by a tide of republicanism and anti monarchial demonstrations after a public pronouncement by Jose An tonio Sanchez Guerra former pre mier and bitter enemy of the late dictatorship in which he said I Will Serve thrs Present King Thousands gathered in the streets of Madrid and fought with police who attempted to bring down their red banners and hush their shouts o Down with the king and Death to the king Ten civilians were arrested and one man was in jured seriously in a clash outside the theater in which the former premiers speech was delivered 0 Theater Was Packed Gen Damaso Berenguer the new Spanish premier announced that henceforth all public politica speeches will be prohibited Many of the most prominent leaders ol all parties had been making prepai ations for public pronouncements but their decision apparently ends their plans Senor Sanchez Guerras speooh had been widely heralded inasmuch as he probably is Spains most ven crated statesman Republicans be lieved he would espouse theircause giving It a considerable impetus The Sarzuela theater was and 2000 stood outside The states man was applauded for several min utes when he ascended the roa trum Is Noncommittal To the staunchest of the republi can adherents the speech which fol lowed was a disappointment Th former premier did not say he nope for a republic He did say thnt th Turn In Inge 8 Column 4 lowaGirl Loses Her Second Suit to Get Damages of KANSAS CITY Feb 28 t jTlorence Tow Cedar Rapids Iowa nurse lost her second fight to ob tain 525000 damages from Samuel Levitch of Minneapolis for breach of promise here yesterday when a circuit court jury returned a ver dict for the defendant Miss Tow was awarded the in a suit last December but Judge Darius Brown set aside the An average husband is one who I verdict on the ground that the jury HYDE TO SEEK WHEAT EXPERTS Secretary Legge and McKel vie to Confer With Chicago Board WASHINGTON Feb 28 Secretary Hyde announced today after attending a cabinet meeting that he would accompany Chair man Legge of the farm board and Sam R McKelvie board member representing wheat to Chicago this afternoon where they will meet with the wheat advisory commodity committee The secretary added that the date for the meeting hadbeen set for some time and that its purpose was to discuss the wheat situation generally When he returns to Washington the secretary said he expects to reply to the Heflin resolution adopt ed by the senate calling upon him to recommend whatever measures he saw fit in thepresent wheat and cotton situationeven to the extent of temporarily closing the wheat and cotton exchanges He indicated that he would not recommend that they be closed The operations in wheat of the grain stabilization cornoration have been criticized by private traders who cnmnlained that the corpora tion was handling only wheat owned by cooperatives Chairman Legge has asserted however that no change in policy was contem plated BUENOS AIRES HIT BY FLOOD ity in Darkness Following Heavy Rainfall of Many Hours BUENOS AIRES Feb 28 of this city was flooded and n darkness thruout the night aa a consequence of heavy rainfall tJur ng Thursday afternoon and even ng Altho only one person was re ported to be drowned it was feared many other casualties would be dis covered with reestablishment of communications Property damage was heavy Inhabitants of the low districts hastily left their homes as the streetsunable to carry off the tre mendous amount oi water become flooded Some climbed roofs am waited to be helped Train and omnibus services wevf paralyzed with between different quarters of the city at a standstill Horses and mo tor cars were dragged by th strong currents on the outskirts o the city BANK BANDIT FOUND GUILTY Shambaugh Robber Convict ed by Jury After 20 Minute Discussion CLARINDA Feb 28 James Rowe xaccused of being one of the four bandits who robbed the Sham baugh Iowa Savings bank last Nov 19 was found guilty today The jury deliberated only 20 miniites Judge Earl Peters finished his charge to the jury at 9 30 a m and the jury brot in its verdict at Sentence will be pronounced March 14 The defense presented no wit nesses Rowe was identified as one of the robbers by J W Denney cashier of the Shambaugh bank Trial of James Davis another of the quartet will be held soon The other two are imprisoned elsewhere Daniel Prochaska is in the Nebras ka reformatory where he confessed to the Shambaugh robbery was brot here as a state witness against Rowe Clifford Baird said to be th fly close relatives swere pel mitted to see Dr Spook today Warden Thomas explained that Mrs Snook had requested that none be permitted in death row because Dr Snook is bearing up so well Mrs Snook arrived at the prison shortly after 9 a m She found the former professor still sleeping but Tiirii In IHBC B Column i Waldorf in Victory Over Britt Team other member is in prison New York Waldorf took the measure of the Britt Junior college team in the first game of the Northwest divi sional Junior college tournament 3G30 The Waldorf team will meet the winner of the ClarionSheldon game at Friday evening A short passing game and an of fense that carried the ball to within easy scoring distance brot the Wal dorf quint thru the first round in a fairly easy manner The score at the half was1012 in favor of Waldorf and altho Hen ricks Britt center attempted to start a rally and sank two long shots to bring the score 2529 in the final quarter the Waldorf quint re covered and brot the lead up to six Murder Charges Filed Against Woman Lover can makea Qresser drawer look Hke a house that was in the path of a tornado when he is looking thru it for something that was in plain sight when he pulled it Cincinnati Enquirer was biased and prejudiced The woman said Levitch had asked to marry her soon after they met in 1824 and that she studied with a rabbi to join the Jewish faith hia religion Mrs Miner Admits Placed Poison in Capsules ANAMOSA Feb 28 Attorney Clifford B Paul today filed true information charging first degree murder against Mrs Hilda Miner and Albert Hartwig wealthy farmer in connection with the death of the womans huband Edward Miner Mrs Miner today confessed to Deputy Sheriff Ray Purccll that she had removed medicine from cap sules her husband had been taking and had substituted poison but she did not say whether she had given him the poisoned capsules or he had taken them in the belief that they were the same as those prescribed byhis physician County Attorney Paul also said that Mrs Miner admitted that she had taken several of the capsules herself last Wednesday morning when she learned that Hartwig her alleged paramour had been ar Turn Inprr X Column II points M Nelson of the Britt team IOWA VETERAN IS GIVEN D S C John H Gross Fairfield Awarded Honor by War Department WASHINGTON Feb 28 distinguished service cross for ex traordinary heroism in action near Friley France Sept 12 1928 was awarded to John J Gross of Fair field Iowa the war department an nounced yesterday The announcement related that Private Cross single handed ad vanced upon and captured a ma chine gun and five machine gunners whose firing had held up the ad vance of his company and threat ened the lives of its members counted 11 points for his team and Hall gathered 10 for Waldorf A lack of defense in the scoring zone seemed to be the biggest weak ness of the Britt five and they misaed mnay short shots The first game of the tournament was well attended at the Boone and Webster City teams meet and Fort Dodge and Iowa Falls play at p m Reichstag Committees Approve Young Plan BERLIN Feb 28 committees of the Reichstag today approved the Young reparations plan thereby recommending its ac ceptance in the Reichstag The joint committee also ap proved the agreement on American reparations and the hotly contested Polish separate reparations agree ment The Young plan bills will reach the Reichstag for their sec ond reading March 6 Troy Mills Woman Leads TROY MILLS Feb 26 Mrs Dorothy Sauer farmers wife living near here has set her challenge for the distinction of having can ned the most vegetables and meats during 1929 WASHINGTON Ken 28 Hagncr mid Claytor announced ut tills after noon that there Imd hfnn no chnngo hi William Hownrd TaftB condition Hlncc this morning WASHINGTON Feb 28 Peacefully but inexorably death drew on today fur one of Americas most loved and most distinguished public men William Howard TaCt All hope had been abandoned and the end was expected at any time Attendants at the Taft home said he apparently had spent a restful night and that his condition was unchanged Mr Taft still remained it was said in the state of coma that has held him for several days Mrs Hoover called at the Taft home yesterday to express her sym pathy and solicitude to Mrs Taft Charles Evans Hughes who suc ceeded Mr Taft as chief justice and Mrs Hughes also visited Mrs Taft for a few minutes Prayers WereHroudcust A service of prayer and Interccs sional for Mr Tafls recovery was broadcast over a national chain of radio stations by Bishop James Freeman from the Washington na tional cathedral At his bedside were Mrs Taft and their daughter Mrs Helen Taft Manning while their son Rob ert Taft was expected today from Cincinnati Charles Taft another son planned to leave the Ohio city for Washington during the day His physicians Dr Francis Hag ner and Dr Thomas Claytor were in constant attendance The former president and chief justice they Tnni to race 8 tnliimn United StatesWill Not Recognize New Santo Domingo Rule SANTO DOMINGO Dominican Republic Feb 28 B Curtis American minister to the Dominican republic has informed the insurgents who now control practically all of the republic that the American government will not recognize trie de facto government and further efforts to set up a con stitutional regime were in progress today The senate met at the presiden tial mansion and the deputies in their own hall but it is impossible to form a national assembly before which President Vasquez whose lesignation appeared imminent had planned to present a presiden tial message There were several meetings be tween the insurgent leaders and ntr compromise which might involve by both sides Unofficial observers gathered the impression there was the possibility that the American and British con cession might ha giving Japan tlic right to be allowed to rctuin a greater nropnrtion of submarines in relation to the United States anO Turn 11 Column ATEMMETSBURG Henry Seivers 65 Near Death Horn of Animal Pierces Lung EMMETSBURG Feb Seivers 65 is near death in a hos pital here after being gored by an angered bull on the Hamilton brothers farm north of here yester day noon One of the horns of the animal pierced Mr Seiverg side find punc tured a lung He also received a broken collar bone and is severely bruised and trampled His condition hns grown steadily worse since being brot to the hos pital shortly after noon yesterday Wea IOWA WEATHER Snow or ruin Friday night in extreme central portion Colder in north mid nortli central nnd Mimcwhat warmer In cvtrcnio rust portions Friday night Jollier Saturday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Friday morning IMiixium Thursday 35 A hove Minimum in Night 27 Alinvo At 8 A M Friday 31 Above Trnco of 1ruclpilalion Thursday aveniged about 5 de grees warmer than its predecessor and the stage was set Friday morn ing for the snowstorm which got under way in earnest about 9 oclock after an hour or two of spitting around The wind was from the south government officials at the Amer ican legation but these efforts to come to some sort of an agreement were fruitless ;