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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 3, 1931, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Editedfor the Home VJ E fi L M a AS T or IQVA A VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY fl HOME EDITION Dale Helped Start Fuss Standpatter Sticks by Nye in Probe Activities By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Jan 3 Next to Senator Nye Porter H Dale of Ver mont has had more than any other single indi vidual to do with startingthe pres ent rumpus in the G O P na tional committee And he was the one man among the entire five assigned to in vestigate last falls various senatorial cam re 1 1 p a i g n s upon Whom peaceloving politicians had most inonlicith to prevent the inquiry into anything unpleasant Nye was recognized long before he was appointed chairman of the as the type of soton as would stir up the ingredients fa trouble whenever and wherever found them DARTY STRINGS were not relied A on to hold the North Dakotan Tt was by keeping him ignorant of what was going on that the bosses on both sides expected to head him off from creating a lot of scan dais Only very very nominally a re publican the merest glance at his record reveals him as a thoroly law less specimen of progressiveism UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL v V AVflU II JOFFRE LOSES LAST BATTLE Turn to rnge 8 Column 4PEO NOT TO ACTRESS NELSON PLEADS FOR KNEESKERN TO SUPERVISORS Signed Confession Is Given Winneshiek Officials rvECORAH Jan presenting Y to the Winneshiek supervisors the confession made by B F Knees kem now serving a life sentence at iort Madison for the murder of Irene Van Brocklin J A Nelson attorney to whom the confession was made has pleaded for justice The Decorah attorney who was prosecutor when the Kneeskern case first came to trial declared that fairness should be given the convicted man in view of thenewly revealed facts irrespective of money already spent or to be spent by the county in the case Kneeskern in his confession stated Charles Van Brocklin killed Irene Van Brocklin Dec 11 1921 in a cabin near Randalia and then attacked him In self defense Kneeskern said he shot Charles vn Brocklin Nelson Makes Statement Attorney Nelson has given this confession to the Winneshiek su togetherwittt the loliow NEW CASTLE pa Jan 3 Frank Carideo Notre Dames ail American quarterback today termed an announcement of Miss Nina Quartero motion picture act ress at Beverly Hills Cal that she was to marry him a cheap attempt to get cheap advertising Carideo said the actress had tak en advantage of thefact that they both had lived in Mount Vernon N Y and that they were acquainted there When the gridiron star was in California for the University of Southern CaUforniaNolre Dame football game he said Miss Quar tero asked him if he would not call and say hello He said he went to her home and fexchanged greetings I want a complete denial of that story Carideo said Her announce ment is nothing more than a cheap attempt to get cheap advertising1 Widow Is Accused of Murdering Companion TAMPA Fla Jan 3 Hattie L Steward 48 year old widow who was wounded slightly Thursday night when her compan ion John E Jones a city detective was slain In a parked car was in jail today accused of murder Au thorities withheld details of the case against her VQOCT ed refsKKhg especially to an al leged confession by B F Knees kern Inasmuch as this confession was obtained by myself it is onlv fair and right that I address a communication to your body ex plaining my connection with the matter It is stated In the resolution that the confession has evidently been made with a view of obtaining par don or commutation from the bov ernor of the state It might be in ferred from this shtatement that I am personally engagedin engineer ing this matter on behalf of Knees kern aa his attorney and for com pensation I am not so employed and it would indeed be improper to be so engaged owing to the fact that I prosecuted the case as county attorney i This however should In no wise bar me as a private citizen from getting a statement ofthe facts of the case from one that I formerly a visit to Waahlngtonrand 5 a sick Xdofv oTht farZr 4 luring Turn to Pajo 2 Column Crash Victim in Serious Condition Three Dead LAKE CITY Jan 3 Doss of Rockwell City who was in jured yesterday in an automobile collision in which three persona were killed remained in a serious condition in a hospital here today Markets at a Glance AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I dont like to see com pany fold up their napkins when theyre thru It looks like they thot I didnt have no more NEW YORK rails lead for ward movement domestics make large gains oils lead brisk rally Foreign Euro peans sag covering Cuban buying CHICAGO good Canadian export sales strength cash mar kets WOMANlKOF KEROSENE BURNS Mrs Azeltine Iowa Falls Is Fatally Injured in Oil Explosion TOWA PALLS Jan 3Mr3 Gar H wfe of Lesie bne at the hospital AKERSON QUITS AS HOOVER AIDE Minneapolis Man Expected to Leave Post Middle of January while she was starting a fire at her home southeast of Iowa Falls Mrs Azeltine had just returned from town with her husband and nine months old baby when she started fire with kerosene An ex plosion followed which ignited her clothing inflicting burns from which she died a few hours later bne formerly lived at Belrnond In terment here was arranged for Sunday WASHINGTON Jan 3 George Akerson Minneapolis will leave his post as secretary to Presi dent Hoover to enter private busi ness probably about the middle of January His resignation and its accept ance was announced late yesterday with an expression of regret by President Hoover A successor said the chief executive has not yet been chosen and probably will not be selected for 10 days or so Personal Assistant Akerson has had charge of the presidents public relations the other two secretaries Walter New ton and Lawrence Richey bavin specialized duties He had been a personal assistant to Mr Hoover at the commerce department and came to the white house at the time of the Hoover inauguration The president refcrrea lo him as an old friend and gave as the reason for departure duty to his family In view of an offered post with the Paramount Publlx corpor ation at two or three times the sal ary he receives at the white house Was Newspaperman Akersons original career was that of newspaperman From cub reporter he rose with trie Minneapo lis Tribune to managing editor He was named that papers Washington correspondent in 1924 He became connected with the Philadelphia aes quicentennial compulsion the next year but soon Mr Hoover took him into the commerce department His white house duties Included meeting foreign dignitaries as the personal representative of Mr Hoover greeting all the presidents callers and dealing with newspaper men World Sends Regrets at Death of Marshal Joffre Hoover Cables Alleged Hijacker Dies of New Years Wounds WATERLOO Jan 3 Rourke 23 died today from a gun shot wound alleged to have been In flicted by Dell Shannon 39 on New Years eve Shannon who is held in jail said Sourke was trying to hijack a gal alcohol from him in an alley Condolences of America By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS From over the civilized world came expressions of regret and condolence to the people of France on the loss of Marshal Joffre From Washington President Hoover cabled to President Doum ergue of France his personal and of ficial condolences of the Amerfcan people The message said VI ain distressed by the news of the death of Marshal Jbffre who is so affectionately remembered by the American people Both in their name and personally I wish to ex press to your excellency the deep sorrow which is felt in this country at the passingof this great patriot Convey Sympathy Secretary Stimson instructed thn embassy in Paris to convey ames sage of sympathy on behalfof the American government and the sec retary himself to the French minis ter of foreign affairs The former commander of the American armies in France General John J Pershing expressed deep sympathy in amessage to Minister of War Barthou He said in part In the death of Marsha Joffre the world loses one of its outstand ing military figures and France a devoted patriot His conduct of operations as commanderinchief of the French armies from the begin ning of the World war to tho end of 1916 was characterized by trreat leadership He had unlimited con fidence in the French soldier and knew how to appeal to his pat riotism As rock of the Marne he saved the allies from defeat Expreses Regrets Paris General Charles G Dawes ambassador at London who was associated with GAS OVERCOMES RESCUE WORKERS One Miner Reported Killed and Four Entombed in Explosion MIDVALE Ohio Jan 3 Seven rescue workers overcome by gas while searching for five miners in No 4 mine of the MIdvale Coal company here today were brot out of the workings unconscious by other rescue crewa Physicians said they allwill recover One miner was reported to have been killed four others were en tombed in an explosion Reports from the mine were that the body of Clyde Ohler had been recovered by one of the rescue crews Baise Ohler 39 Barnhill a members of the rescue crew was unconscious from gas fumes Ohler collapsed and was taken to a hospital where he was revived Other members of the crew were found unconscious a long distance from the entrance near where mine officials said theybelieved the four miners were trapped Rescue workers expressed the be lief that the explosion was caused by gas Tarn lo Taffo 2 Column Commission Convenes on Rail Consolidation WASHINGTON Jan 3 special meeting of the intarstdte commerce commission was called for today discuss the consolida tion plans of eastern railroad heads It was said at commission head quarters that a public statement may be made today and that this was one thing to be decided at the session 2 MARINES SHOT BY NICARAGUANS Men Carried to Managua by Plane After Skirmish With Rebels MANAGUA Nicaragua Jan 3 United States marines were wounded seriously today in a skirmish with insurgents in the in terior The men were brot here bv airplane The fightingwas an aftermath to the slaying several days ago of eight marines and the wounding of two from ambush by a band of sup posed followers of General Sandino rebel bandit leader Marines have been scouring tho hills near the scene of the killing since that time in search of the inaurjrenta MRS HART AND MACLAREN WILL MAKE 2 STOPS Plane Escorts Them on Way Far Out Over Atlantic BULLETIN S S PANAMERICA Jan 3 monopluno Tradewind Hying from New York to Paris with a pay load passed over tho steamship at a m CST today flying fast and low MEW YORK Jan 3 red 1 haired widow and the man who taught her to fly pointed the plane Tradewind for Paris in pitch dark ness early today setting their sights for Bermuda and the Azores with a pay load Mrs Beryl Hart one of the few women to hold an unlimited trans port license and Lieut William S MacLaren former navy flyer took off from the Glenn H Curtiss sea port in Queens at a m circled the field several times in the glare of searchlights and headed over Manhftttaii finally roaring away plane occupied by W Campbell E M Smith and C J Strickland friends of the pilots followed them Into the air intending to accom pany them several hundred miles MacLaren at Controls Lieutenant MacLaren was at the ontrols on the getaway but Mrs art was expected to replace him soon after the start and do the bulk of the piloting The pilots planned to cut south east over the Atlantic and land at Hamilton Bermuda at CST this afternoona distance of 650 miles Resting three hours while the plane was tuned up and refueled they hoped to resume the flight about sunset and make Horta Azores in 21 hours traveling 2042 miles They figured the last lap to Paris 1520 miles would take them 17 hours setting them down on the River Seine within the city lim its in less than 50 hours Black and White With a desire toprove that ocean flying can he put on a paying com mercial basis the pilots loaded tha Tradewind with about 250 pounds of mail and foodstuffs the first cargo load to be started across tlie Atlantic The mail was cleared out of New York and was destined for stamp collectors along the way Their ship is a black and white Bellanca monoplane similar in con sruction to the Columbia which CARRY CARGO William S MacLarca former navy flyer and Mrs RoryJJfnt Stinkingaflight frdiu tho United States to Paris In a cargo laden plane Turn to Fsire 2 Column Will Rogers HOLLYWOOD Cal Jan 3 The Alabama BoWeevils de stroyed the Washington Apple Knockers at Pasadena Thurs day Washing ton had all red suits shoes pants helmets and all They looked like 11 bottles of strawberry pop Th e score sounded like the democratic cbnvention at Garden in 21 Alabama votes 24 for Underwood Thursday Alabama makes 24 for Coach Wallace Wade Here is the best one that hap pened at the Rose festival Thurs day A policeman arrested some little boys for plucking roses from the yard at the house Ein stein the great scientist is stop ping at The kids then showed the policeman that the roses were not growing They were tfed on all aorts of bushes with strings Thats one of Califor nias theories that Einstein dont understand Yours WILL ROGERS Stimson Not to Recognize Patiama Now Republic on Isthmus and Guatemala Must Wait WASHINGTON Jan 3 Stimson indicated today the state department would refrain from any Immediate decision on recognition of a new administration in Panama Similarly the question of the rec ognition of Guatemala will be de layed pending receipt of further in formation as to the constitution ality of the regime of provision President Andrade Orellana to Leave The state department was in formed by the legation at Guate mala City that former President Chacon had resigned and his suc cessor by a coup detat General Orellana was preparing to leave the country The secretary said that while the question of the ability of tne new regime to fulfill international ob ligations entered into theproblem other considerations involving the special interests of the United States must also be considered Involve Waterway These special interests involve the waterway of the Panama Canal and certain rights accorded the United States by treaty The constitution of Panama which directly mentions the United States will be another factor There were no indications aa to how the state department looked upon the resignation of Minister Alfaro to become provisional presi dent He had been in conference at the department DEATH COMES AT LAST AFTER TWO WEEKS ILLNESS Marshal Would Have Been 79 Years Old on Sunday PARIS Jan 3 came to A day to Marshal Joffre last ot the chief military leaders of the great war after a fornights illness in which it was necessary to ampu tate his left leg The marshal would have been 79 years old tomorrow The end was peaceful Three members of his family Mme his soninlaw M Ladle and brother Ferdinand General Issaty his chief of staff Colonel Desmazes of his staff his doctors and a few others were present He died with coming out from the comn which closed over him at noon Thursday his life gradually ebbin since The announcement was made at a nu Amember of his militar household Capt Saint Cernin pain with emotion emerged from the hospital and in a husky voice tell ing newspapermen The marshul dead gentlemen He displayed a bulletin signed by the physicians Professor Leriche and Drs Bouliti and Fontaine which set the end at a m Specialist Makes Slnteiiicnt Shortly afterward Professor Le oameTto Paris which finally cut the marshals life short appeared and informed the newspapermen of the circumstances of death adding that the marshal had been in a state of coma prac tically all this week except for rare intervals of five or ten minutes lu cidity Despite the early hour a crowd already had assembled outside the hospital Saint Jean de Dieu where the marshal had been confined for two weeks When information of the death was passed to the newspaper men the word passed thru the crowd Men bared Turn lo 2 Column lowans Held in Omaha on Hog Theft Charges OMAHA Jan 3 ihompson and Dewey Anderson of toac City Iowa were under arrest here today charged with stealing 18 hogs from Bocholclt and Nelson Newell Dec 31 Thompson denied ttio theft and named another lowan as the thief ALFARO ACCEPTS ffif Weapkjgj ToWA WEATHER Partly cloudy Saturday Tiiilit and Sunday Not much clmnire in LOCAL STATISTICS PANAMA CITY Jan 3 Panama its government In a brief revolution which brot death to 10 persons today awaited the return of its new presidentdesignate Dr Don Ricardo j Alfaro minister at Washington Dr Alfaro cabled from Washington his acceptance of the I SI IAti Meanwhile a provisional govern ment headed by Dr Harmodio Ara n leader of the Isthmian re public s young bloods acted to re store order thruout the country ar resting the leading figures of the old regime and seeking in pronunci amentos to allay public fears of fur ther violence 8 Pollco Are Dcnd Florcncio Harmodio Arosumena who yesterday resigned Lhe presi dency ho had held since 1928 was GlobeGazette weather figures for hour period ending at 8 ocJoclc Saturday morning Friday 14 Above Minimum in Niglit 21 Above At 8 A M Saturday 21 Above There a a mark for January to shoot at Fortyfour above on the second day of this month which is supposed to be the coldest of the yeaf The 8 oclock temperature Saturday morning was 3 degrees be low that of the corresponding hour Friday and the movement of the mercury up the column appeared to be a trifle less speedy than on the preceding forenoon Melting was marked Friday and the remains ol the white Christmas havo just about disappeared so far as Mason City is concerned WEEKS FORECAST CHICAGO Jan 3 outlook for the week beginning Monday Jan 5 For the uppSr Mis sissippi and lower Missouri valleys and the northern and central great fair except a few local snows over the north portions temperatures near orslightlv above normal ;