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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 3, 1930, Mason City, Iowa HOME EDITION for the Home copy ASSOCIATBDPRESSLEASED FRIDAY JANUARY MORE PROBES Stewart Wants More of Righ Inves tigations I Congressional ivestigatinjr committees are a good deal crit best ones are criticize A congressional committee tha investigates in kid gloves neve finds out much It may be men tioned as a very nice commute but thats all Witnesses must squirm and per spire interests that are hit mus screech in rage and agony highly respected bunk and hypocrisy mus be revealed as just what they real ly are if a congressional investiga tion is to score results Naturally towever such investigations wak tneir victims almighty sorethe influential friends feel that thes cave been treated scandalously anc tljey cuss the investigators for al they are worth CONGRESSIONAL investigation relate to questions o big business superexalted finance on a national or inter national scale Consequently the folk they scoop 3n as witnesses do have influentia friends for most of them are pow erful influential individuals them happen for the nonce caught off their base Compared with one of these pre emment personages surrounded by a group of live congressional inquis itors putting hot irons to his bare aeet it is no fun whatever to watch an unlucky wight getting his under crossexamination iu a regular courtroom Jfiguiar TN the first place a mogul of the first class seldom is dragged up court a lawyer represents him As for the small fry seeing them pestered loco is p6or sport Even supposing a multimillion iAr industly or banker i me boss of a political machine Hoes cnance to be personally in plved msome litigation the judge pretty good care of him the respectful and iis counsel are he makes no BACKS GUARDSMEN MOVIE THRILLER WORKERS DIE AS CRAFT COLLIDE 3 Bodies Found After Planes Meet Headon Over Pacific CANTA MONICA cai Jan 3 aj placid Pacific rolled gent ly today over the watery sepulchre of seven of the 10 men who yester day met a flaming death 3000 feet above the sea in catering to a pub lic whim The charred and shattered bodies of the other three were in a morgue where sorrowingrelatives will claim them before the world forgets They were making a motion pic ure thriller Had they succeeded he world would never have seen o mown them For they were behin he scenes men directors camera men property men and airplan lilots Cause Is Unknown Yesterday they soared out abov he sea two plane loads of men an ameros and equipment They hov red over a third plane waiting fo stunt man to drop toward th vater with his parachute The vere to make a thrilling sequenc n a story based on dlsappearanc f Capt Alfred Lowenstein Bel pan financier from a plane cross ng the English channel on July 5 12 Taken in Bremer Raids anes WOULD FREE INDIA before a congressional Invests ruRN TO PAGE e COLUMN i MANY CONVICTS ientences Terminated in kiHonor of Coming Wed ding qf Prince Tan a mSfx alan prisoners will be released rom confinement and have their antences terminated when Princes BeSium marries nn 8 pnnce of Piedmont here proclamation made Enianuel in connec wedding provides lib nrM nf Prisoners serving sen Faces of a year or less for civil and iiiltary offenses and for failure to sentences of more nerveserefenSed fortie swoop when either a pilot erred a flashing gun ray blinded or a va grant air current played a role as a messenger of death No one lived to tell what it was Suddenly the planes whipped to gether almost headonx Wings splint ered crumpled and folded back Cabins ground together telescoped Gasoline tanks burst and flared In the twinkling of an eye the com bined wreckage shot seaward Bodies Left Planes Three bodies were catapulted from the flame spewing hulks dur ing the hissing plunge and fell into the water away from the volcanic spout of spray fire and smoke which marked the crash of the plane on the surface Within a few minutes only a thin film of oil flattening out the white topped waves bore evidence of the tragedy No more bodies appeared and no wreckage came to the sur face Ten Are Dead The Kenneth Hawks 32 Hollywood motion picture director a1d two years for soldiers Punishments inflicted on soldiers ion or discipline are also in of In a11 remission of wais as many qO000 persons w c considered especially dangerous excluded from the amnesty will be to make Individual American and Enjr another on a basis Davenport Times TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 4 CONWCTGIVES MURDER DETAILS Inmate of Minnesota Prison Gives Data to Prose cutors SACRAMENTO Cal Jan 3 jp of the alleged murder of a young woman near Hollywood to By virtue of the resolution adopted ly lite Indian national congress In which Mahatma Gandhi noted political leader above declared for complete In dependence from Great Britain the latter laces the new year with India as Its most serious problem Move for secession of India BriHsh AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I nevei realized until usin Edgar shaved his ard off that whiskers Mas effort o Providence to ver up a mistake from J H of the A murder took place between Bakersficld in Hollywood the ter said and the body of the mur dered woman placed at a lonely wood 3Ust aeven blocks from If the woman is found you uil ffnd that her body is wrapped fashionable clothing The righ Pocket of her Irtlk coat will contain com pllrse of orocaded satii district attorney Ten injured in Riot Jan nni o were wounded and So communists arrested in rioting today caused by a deinon icration of communists who at tempted to march on the citv hall ROBBERYOFUS MAIL TRUCK IS BELIEVED FOILED iscovery of Gangsters Nest May Have Nipped Holdup SPRINGFIELD 111 Jan 3 Breaking up a gunmens nest alf a block from the governors mansion here yesterday police be eved today that they forestalled a oldup of the Springfield poatoffice From the windows of the gang ers suite of rooms where four len and two women were arrested ctivity about the temporary post ffice could be watched Four latest type submachine guns revolvers shot guns a quan tity of ammunition and other de vices which police are holding for examination were found Police advanced the idea that the rooms had been headquarters for the gang for three months past dur ing which time they are suspected of having committed several holdups m central and southern Illinois the first clew to their Identity came when police were asked to look for two automobiles that had been used m a holdup One of the women arrested said they had all been engaged in rum running and thab they had intended Jeavmg Springfield yesterday for Indianapolis butone of their auto mobiles broke down Between and 000 is ransported by mail truck from the Springfield postoffice to one of the railroadstations here each night It JS the theory of the police that a holdup of this truck was foiled just as attempt was about to bo TWO STILLS ARE FOUND IN COUNTY State Agents Assist in Mop Up Over Entire Territory WAVERLY Jan 3A raid staged here yesterday afternoon and evening by law enforcement officers of Bremer county aided by three state agents and officials from surrounding counties netted a total of 12 offenders collected at points located over the entire county Two stills were found during the couutywlde mopup They were located on the William Hajnminlnir residence at Horton and on the resi dence of E L Mummelfie at Fred GllKEl Most of the arrests were made in Denver ReacHyn and Frederiki poolhalls where varying quantities of liquor were confiscated and slot machines taken iTrA of tae men were brot to Waverly where bonds have been arranged by most of the groups Thosetaken were RayPhelps cnver who had in his possession gambling devices and onethird of a gallon of alcohol Louis Harmin ing Fredericka pint of alcohol S1 Fredericka K W Burmeister Fredericka achine Charles Richmond 2k a punch boardj PHILANTHROPIST DIES TWO SAILORS DIE ON SARATOGA IN GASOLINE BLAZE Damage to GiantAircraft Carrier Is Unesti i mated Charles Phclps Taft 8G half brother of William Howard Taft former president and now chief justice of the United States siipreiiHi court died at his fiomo In Cincinnati The niultlinllHonuiro publisher and philanthropist guined niitioniit recognition as a patron of the Henry punch board slot John Bouckman Tripoli small amcuntof liquor and fish spear Charles Mum melplnc Frederickastill and liquor Albert Bowes Fredericks fish an fish spears 3 Pay With Their Lives for Killings BULLETIN SAN QUENTIN Oil Jan X Lazarus 37 died oii the gallows hero today for the killing William McFarlan Oakland bank teller The trap was sprung at n m ind at n m ho pro nounced dead FOLSOM STATE PRISON Cal Jan 3 of six convicts sentenced to death for the murder of Convict George Baker during the 1927 Thanksgiving day riot at Fo om prison were hanged here today Anthony Brown was hanged at m He was pronounced dead at a m Roy E Stokes followed he trap being sprung at a m He was pronounced dead at 34 a m Both men went to death without igns of fear Each had to walk bout 300 feet to theexecution namber When Brown saw the crowd waiting him he turned his head to he warden and said those fellows will think you are carrying me The warden had him by the arm He assured Brown it was custom ary to assist a condemned man and that this did not denote weakening HlRlR WANTS DEW 20QPersons Leave Cheater in Safety at False Cry of lowan Starts His Federal Sentence DES MOINES Jan 3 Collins ofilarshalltown started to worth Kans today to begin scrv ig a sentence of a year and a day imposed in federal court for con viction on a charge of counterfeit pTTAWA pnt Jan 3 indred persons many of them children rushed from the Francaia theater yesterday when a younc man shouted fire as he ran down thestairs from the balcony to the street All reached tha street in safety They returned when they earned the alarm was false Recalling the Paisley Scotland New Years eve tragedy the the ater stated every effort would be nade to arrest the man who Hhout d the alarm had been permitted his liberty while his partner in the laundry business at Marshalltown Lioyd Coons served a sentence on a similar chrge Coons has been re leased and will assume charge of the business The men were charged with hav ing worth of counterfeit 10 notes in their possession The merunnnt may exchange presents but what a disappoint ment to bei offered a article Change Would Aid U S Unemployment Says Commissioner AlfASHINGTON Jau 3 Ke lective immigration as a pana cea for two of the nations prob and unemploy to improve economic conditions is advocated by Harry E Hull former lowan recently reap pomted by President Hoover as commissioner general of immigra icn b It will be a happy new year for he commissioner if congress during the coming 12 months makes this system the foundation of the coun trys immigration policy In his sponsorship of it he will have the support of the American Federa tion of Labor Accept Only Those Needed Asserting that in contrast to ihe present system under which thoui sands of unneeded alien laborers are admitted annually selective im migration would permit acceptimr only of those who would aid indus try Hull said today it would be based upon one simple formula We would find out where a man is going he said what he is go ing to do there and whether there is room for him under economic needs before admitting him If he intended engaging in some occu m which there is already a surplus he would not be permitted Several bills already arc pendimr in congress to allow selective im migration to a limited extent but rronc goes as far as the commission Vnder his plan certain based upon the actual needs of the country as I by the secretaries of Klatc commerce agriculture ana labor would be set upland aliens TUKN TO IAGK COLUMN 4 j CAN PEDRO Cal Jan 3 inquiry today will con vene aboard the U S S Saratoga giant naval aircraft carrier to fix responsibility for a gasoline fire which yesterday brot death to two men burned four others three of them seriously destroyed a gisr valued at 525000 and caused dam age as yet unestimated to the star board side of the carrier Commander A C Reid senior of ficer of the Saratoga said the firn originated in a turpentine pot in a punt alongside the Saratoga firing the surface of the water which was covered with residue from a gaso line compression pump beinp cleaned aboard the Saratoga The cause of the turpentine pot fire had not been determined Two Men Killed i The dead Mathew la Vielle 22 seaman second class Schenectady N Y Body not recovered Vincent Valentine Lalor 29 en gineer second class Brooklyn N Y Body not recovered The injured George William Feb rey 19 Annapolis Md ond class burned on face O j iss Conn seaman first class seriously burned erpected to recover Albert Lee Houston 20 Centralia Wash seaman second class seri ously burned recovery in doubt B J Morton seaman second class slightly burned The captains gig moored along side the Saratoga was burned Th flames leaped 20 feel above the cai rlcrs stack and blackened abou 1ST TO 1AGIO 5 COLUMN 3 BDRAHelD Will Rogers Jan 3 Result of the big interdenomina tional football game California Methodists Modern 47 Pitts burgh Cumberland Presbyter ians O 1 d School 14 wh i 1 e 81000 part time ath eists howled in heathen glee The Methodists believed in the Passover and their faith was well founded for seven out of eight passes WILL ROGERS were touchdowns It was their greatest day since the Wesley boys Johnny and Charley single handed beat the Church of Eng land b The Right Reverend Russell fcaunders was the principal pre siding elder called upon to carry or neave their message and text into infidel territory As dark ness enveloped the field Pitts burgh did better The Presbyter ians seemed to be carrying out the traditions of their late sena tor Uncle Joe Grundy They was always lobbying when they should have been running p winner will be ai Notre Darac y Yours WILL ROGERS ess Thinks Idahoan Ought to Head Joint Prohibi tion Committee WASHINGTON Jan 3 rincipal critic of prohibition en orcement conditions Senatoi Borah of Idaho has been ed for the chairmanship of the pro posed joint congressional commit tee to study legislative means of strengthening the liquor laws This idea was advanced by Sen ator Fess republican Ohio upon his return to the capital from a holiday vacation at his home It was based upon a belief that the alcohol permit system would fur nish one of the chief problems of the committee and that Borahs knowledge of this subject fitted Jiim for the chairmanship Borah who has been one of the most prominent participants in the recent prohibition controversy as serted that a condition amounting to a scandal exists in the adhiin istration of the present system which is under the charge of he treasury department MTflCKlNGGfRL KILLING ESCORT OFFICIALS WERE WITHIN RIGHTS IN HALTING BOAT Secretary Says U S Gave Warning Then Fired WASHINGTON Jan 3 TjSec rotary Mellon today asserted that the coastguard had done noth ing that was not justified and au thorized under the law In firing on the liquor smuggling boat Black Duck which resulted in the death of three men Mellons statement wag in line with those previously made by Rear Admiral Billard coastguard com mandant and Assistant Secretary Lowman both of whom had defend ed the coast guard The secretary of the treasury said that much as the shooting was re gretted reports to him indicated that the coastguard was acting en tirely within their instructions and observing their duty in what thev did 3 Could Do No Less They gave warning the boat was endeavoring to escape and thev could not do leas than they did he added The secretary who returned to Washington today from a sea trip in Bahama waters said the coastguard had information that the smugglers were attempting to run liquor Into the United States and concentrated coastguard boats in that vicinity The Black Duck he said was near the coast off Newport The coastguard Hellon said is authorized under the law Victim Forced to Sit in Car as Fiend Takes Hoison DALTIMOHE Lwho had killed her companionand twice assaulted her forced Mrs Doiothy Burgess to sit with him in an automobile while he took poison and told hethis name address and ire history while waiting for death to come she told Baltimore detec tives today The man fled when headlights of another car appeared on the lonely road after they had sat for three quarters of an hour and the driver of the other machine brot her back a the city Mrs Burgess tried to wri ing and pnrsueand if ao not stop it is necessary touse force In these cases the men were vio latorB of the law They were smuggling liquor and it was thr coastguards duty to capture thorn Asserting that all reports of Uio coastguard indicated that every thing was regular and that they TO PAGE 1 Former Wife of Frank L Wright 1 Dies in Milwaukee Jan 3 iam Noel Wright divorced wife of Frank Lloyd Wright internationally known architect died at a hospital here today following an operation several weeks ago Mrs Wright 61 was known as a sculptor and writer Her marital troubles with heriarchitect husband attracted nationwide attention Following the operation which was of a serious nature Mrs Wrlghl appeared to be recovering and was Mrs Burgess tried to write the aPPcaretl to be recovering and was Negros name and address on the to another hospital to con ack of a photograph of Reuben esce Shc suffered a sudden Hevman her fricnri relapse and died ahortlv aftor nnnn L inn ut Heyman her friend who was slain but her fountain pen worked badly she told Captain Burns of the de ective bureau before a police car the route she said Hev man had been forced to drive to he lonely spot where his body was ound After checking the address po ice began a statewide search for Alonzo Price 35 chauffeur and Vnrlcl war veteran with a cork eg His wife said he took a 550 rar bonus and disapryaEedyester The man who assaulted her bowed her a bottle marked pci i MULHC illtli IXCU fUl Senator Jones of Washington an on took a tablet from it and said administration spokesman after J might as well meet my wife inSllltinor tdo Jlonimn r consulting the president and mem bers of the law enforcementcon mission said it wan agreed that this question involving the diver Nff sion of industrial alcohol to illicit channels constituted one of the major problems of prohibition heaven Mrs Burgess police told IOWA FORECAST Increasing cloudiness and ris ing temperature in west and central portions Friday night Saturday unsettled withrising temperatures in eapt anil south portions in north portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobaGazette weather figure for 21 hour period ending at K oclock Friday morning Iowa Boys Burned in Gasoline Fire Jan 3Clifford Uhl and Raymond Reinbold were tieverely burned yesterday when gasoline they were pouring into n tractor caught fire on the farm of1 Henry Krusc The latter smothered the flames which PresidentElect of Mexico Visits Chicago Jan 3 IWPascual Ortiz Rublo presidentelect of Mex ico arrived in Chicago today for a twoday visit A detective and police squad met his party at the train from Detroit and escorted the dele gation to a hotel i Crcsco Jury Selected CHKSCO Jan court tor Howard county will convene at Creseo Monday with Judge C VV presiding The personnel ot grand jury for the year Imp been selected esses in NightClub Owners Trial Are Missing DETROIT Jan I ttUisap pcarauce of three state witnesses in the trial of Martin Cohn proprietor of the Study club ona charge of involuntary manslaughter in con nection with the fire and panic there Sept 20 was announced by Duncan C McCrea assistant prosecutor today The three were employes of the cabaret when the fire broke out resulting in the deaths of 23 per sons Thursday an Lowest in Night At 8 A M Friday g Tfiico of Snow There was an extremely rapid cirop of the mercury Thursday after ithe days 30 had been reached That descent carried the minimum thermometer index to within D degrees of the zero mark more than 15 degrees lower than the previous nights minimum H was the lowest temperature of But that isnt bragging because tnetO llfld hpnn I n ecause been only two other days Ten Skitters Drown Ten boys drowned today when the Ice broke under them while they vwcrc skating on the Plain jvcr Sweden i a ;