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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 5, 1931, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home E H I 3 M fi Af T i I1 T o r 10 iv A i Mrs i A VOL XXXVII CENTS PKR COPY Cal Not Out of32 Race Old Hinted at as G O P Faces Crisis By CHARLES P STEWART A S HIN G TON Jan 5 Again1 one hears the Qolyumnist Calvin Coolids m e n t i o ned in connection with the that is in con nection with the 1932 republican nomination Also alterna tively the great hell n Maria diplomat Charles G Dawes Likewise some what tentatively the nations most celebrated fa thermlaw Senator Dwight W Morrow of New Jersey Why how is this you gentle reader We all are well aware you con tinue that heck is to pay in the grand old party But neither former President Coolidge you point nor Am bassador Dawes nor yet Senate Morrow is the type of ringtailed radical likely to appeal to the po litical passions of the demagogs you quote here from Representative Will R Wood of In diana who are doing all the beck raising HOME THE NEWSPAPER TtlAT MAKES AM NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JAN fi NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL DROUGHT AID STRIKES SNAG Packers Consent Decree Is Modified by Court 4 MAIN IN SO saying you are absolutely A correct dear reader but you are correct only in sofar as your state ment actually goes and you have not finished everything there is to be said on the subject Not by a long shot friend reader you have been getting your information from EOI4e superficial correspondent who youthe impression that demagogs alone t L wltn the things the P of Turn to Page j VQmns 1 RANESMASHUP IS INVESTIGATED Three Men Carried to Death When Fabric Tears From Wing rmST JOSEpH Mo Jan 5 ilie wreckage of a monoplane which carried three men to their deaths in a roaring power dive was the sub pect of an investigation here today by a department of commerce in spector Theplane had been taken skyward for the final test for cross country races at Miami Fla Two miles from Rosecrans airport where the craft took off the pilot pointed the nose ot the ship downward He had reached an estimated speed of 200 miles an hour when observers at the airport saw a square of fabric rip from the upper surface of the left wing Then the plane went into a crazy twising spin and crashed to earth The dead all of whom lived here were Winston L Hyatt pilot of the plane and operator of an airplane service LeRoyReimer pilot Harold E Payne a mechanical dentist Allwere dead when rescuers reached thescene The planes mo tor had buried itself in the slope of a ravine The torn fabric was expected to come in for close scrutiny in the in vestigation of R L Stephens a rep resentative of the department of commerce from Kansas City Dr B W Tadlock coronersannounced he would hold no inquest GIVEN RIGHT TO SELL GROCERIES District of Columbia Decision Bars All Retailing BySAM BLEDSOE WASHINGTON Jan 5 packers consent decree was modified today to allow the four leading groups of packers to handle vegetables fruits milk coffee teas cereals and a number of other pro ducts up to the doors of retail gro cery stores They were not allowed however under the decision of Justice Jen nings Bailey In the District of Co lumbi court to engage in the retailing of meats or other pro ducts These were the high points in Jus tice Baileys ruling in a case which has been in the courts in one form or another almost since the decree was entered into between the pack ers and the government in Feb ruary 1920 Monopoly Denied Justice Bailey held there was no evidence that Swift and company Armour and company Wilson and company andithe Cudahy packlmg group efeadaiyanqiiopQly iameat packing The government madVthJs charge whenit began proceedings against the five leading packing groups one of which Morris and company has been merged with Armour and company since the liti gation began The ruling added that it was thot unwise to allow the packers to own in whole or in part stockyards market newspapers and terminal railroads The packers were ordered to comply with those portions of the decree which were allowed to stand Association Intervenes Government counsel during argu ment contended Justice Bailey had MARINES KILLED IN NICARAGUA CROWDS PASS IN SAD FILE PAST no authority to modify the decree The opinion said the government had in effect acknowledged the jur isdiction of the district supreme court i The National Wholesale Grocers association and the American Wholesale Grocers association inter vened in opposition to modification The packers under the original agreement were confined almost ex clusively to the packing of meat and were foriidden to handle in any way unrelated lines They took the cage to the supreme court of the United States but the decree was upheld there AUNT MET By Robert Quillen I like good manners but Cousin Bens fancy way o holdin his saucer when hes dnnkin coffee looks like puttin on PICTURE ACTOR DRINKS POISON Art Acord Cowboy Goes to Break Broncos in Great Beyond MEXICO CITY Jan 5 Acord who for years was a fore most movie actor in cowboy roles has gone to break broncos in the great beyond A dispatch to Excelsior from Coiuahua City said that Acord sur rendering finally to melancholy swallowed poison in his hotel there yesterday morning and died shortly afterward in a hospital He told the physician who at tended him what he had done and that hewanted to die Efforts of the hospital attendants to re sucitate him were unavailing Acord was a champion bronco buster before entering the movies In the latter part of 1929 he came into conflict with police and finally was arrested on charges of robbery and liquor possession The robbery charges were dropped and he later left for Mexico where he said that he would start all over ngain He went into the mining business m Chihuahua City but his affairs were understood to have gone from bad to worse He was married twice his first wife Mrs Edna May Acord di vorcing him in 1925 Acord later married Louise Loraine filmact ress but they weredivorced in 1S28 UNWRITTEN LAW HUGOS DEFENSE Vaudeville Musician Ac cused of Shooting Wife and Admirer LOS ANGELES Jan 5 Frank Hugo 35 a vaudevillemusi cian accused of shooting his wife and a man he sald he suspected ol being her admirer claimedffie pro tection of unwritten law today while police investigated the double slayingwhich resulted in the arrest of Hugo and a friend John Duca 33 Hugos wife Mrs Rina Hugo mother of two small chiidren and Louis White 30 a friend of the family were shot to death in the Hugo home Saturday nighU After the shooting Hugo sum moned police and told them he had trapped the pair and had killed his wife for being unfaithful and White for violating the sanctity of his borne Hugo told officers Duca had aided by crawling thru a bedroom window and frightening Mrs Hugo and White into a hallway where Hugo waited with a pistol The bodies were found by police in the hallway Hugo said he had long suspected Mrs Hugo and White of intimacy and had set a trap for them by tell ing Mrs Hugo he was going to be out of the city all of Saturday With Duca he said he went to hi home a few hours later and sur prised his wife with White The children a boy 7 and a gir 3 were at a picture show 11 FRENCH DIE IN LANDSLIDES Avalanche of Snow Engulfs Party of Six in Pass of Alps GRENOBLE France Jan 5 UP avalanches near here took o1 2 lives over theweekend Six Frenchmen died as they were engulfed in an Alps pass at the francoItalian frontier not far from Briancon when a snowslide esti mated at 25 to 30 feet high crashed down upon them Theodore Webaux one of the most prominentcotton manufacturers of Roubaix his two sons and Henry Bousquet a mem ber of the French council of state ere among the six Near Moutiers four young skiers rom Paris vanished in attempting Croix des Frettes 0 feet high Robert Midy of was caught in an avalanche ear Abriers Markets at a Glance Sister Will Bo Buried HA WARDEN Jan 5 Sister Mary Francesca Cassidy 68 who will be buried here j Friday Monday BOMBAY CROWDS HURL MISSILES Demand Holiday to Cele brate Gandhis Eighth Year in Prison BOMBAY Jan 5 stormed tramcara and buses in some parts of town today inan at tempt to enforce a complete har tal or stoppage of work to mark completion of Mahatma Gandhis eighth months in prison The hartal coincided with the closing of 50 cotton mills employ ing 100000 operatives to mark the death of Muhammad Ali Moslem jili iviosiem delegate to the round table confer ence in London Shops thruout the city were closed and by means of coercion stonethrowing disorderly elements attempted to make thetleup com plete Trams and bus services were suspended a NEW YOKK Stocks irregular pivotal share weaken after resistance to sellin pressure Bonds firm investment Issue fractionally higher Curb Irregular small losses on profittaking Butter easier Foreign exchanges irregular sterling sags CHICAGO Wheat easy increased visible sup ply and beneficial rains Corn easy larger Nebraska of ferings and easy southwest markets Cattle Irregular Hogs lower Sailors Protest Cut in Christmas Leaves PLYMOUTH Eng Jan 5 Fortytwo members of the crew of M S Lucia submarine depot shop were lodged in naval bar racks today after what is believed to have been a demonstraUon in rotest against curtailed Christmas eaves Unashamed Tears Shed by Thousands Who Loved Hero By ADELAIDE KERK Associated Press Writer DARTS Jan 5 who L fought with Marshal Joffre at the Marne and obtained a badge of honor thereand others who live the lives they do today because that battle was fought and won today passed in sad single file past the bier of the savior of France There was audible visible Creep ing as the thousands crushed close together outside the Ecole Militaire until 9 oclock lined in to take their final glance at the body of Marshal Joffre the former French com mandermchief laid out on a camp bed m the chapel of the old militarv academy J Sword at Feet Hands folded and holding a cruci fix sword reposing on his black blue cape over his feet and wearing a Htte FrenCh mU1I tne right tary medal the body of themarshal ship by the Catholic partv the conversion of the nonCatholic spouse and by force of example and piety of life to induce the conver sion as a Catholic This section of the prospective encyclical it ia understood has been motivated by the service said at Sofia Bulgaria for King Boris and Queen Joanna when they reached there after their marriage at Assisi Italy Whatever the real character of the Sofia service it was represented widely in Bulgaria as a second marriage service ac cording to Greek orthodox rite Encyclical to Back Up Old Idea Is Belief Expected to Restate Disapproval of Divorce ROME Jan 5 strict Roman Catholic doctrine on mar riage is expected to be reiterated and emphasized in the encyclical which Pope Pius will issue this week The encyclical it is understood will Catholicisms disap proval of divorce and will empha size that only by continence within the marriage state can families be limited without transgressing di vine law Admission Qualified As seen here this restatement will comprise the pontiffs answer to a qualified admission of birth control in certain cases which the anglican bishops made in the Lam beth conference held in London last summer It is understood too that mixed marriages will be the subject of special comment in the encyclical which probably will reemphasize the duty of bishops before grant ing dispensations for such unions to obtain a written promise from the nonCatholic contractaat guar anteeing the faith of the children the riEht of wor CALLED TO PANAMA 82 Killed 50 Missing in Philippine Typhoon MANILA Jan 5 onight Indicated at least 82 per ons were killed and 50 missing as n esult of a recent typhoon In the entral Philippine Islands buctoo to death Saturday In cJJe little room of the hospital at St Jean de Dieu The body Is clad in the loose black coat and obsolete red breeches of a colonial general of division which was the rank Joffre held at the battle of the Marne On 19 pil lows placed about the simple camp bed are his other 48 decorations and each corner of the bed there stands an officer at attention At the head another subofficer while ateach corner of the cataf alque there is a mortar emblematic of trench warfare Crowd Unrestrained The crowd which has lined past the body today seems most unre strained Viands have been clenched tears shed unashamed and gaunt grizzled men have uttered sobs as Jitiful as those of children Among hem have been men with patches on their eyes some on crutches ome on wooden legs others with out arms and many more he traces of other wartime wounds The line will continue to pass be ore the bier until perhaps 10 p m onight and will be resumed tomor ow Wednesday at dawn the body vlll be taken out for a dual religious nd statefuneral which will differ n only a few details from that of Marshal Foch who preceded him nearly two years to the grave From the Ecole Militaire the body will ro to Notre Dame for the requiem of the church From there to stop for a moment beneath the Arc de Tri omphe and then on to the Invaltdes where It win be placed temporarily in the sacristy not far from the tomb of Napoleon flala Following the overthrow of the ArosemcnS government Dr Ricardo J Alfarc minister to the United States was request ed to return to Panama and assume the presidency DEFERS SAFE ROBBER USES HYDRAULIC METHOD RATHER THAN BLAST Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Jan other day I said that Tom Lament of J P Morgan and company had is sued one of those cock eyed predic tions Just got a wire from him collect show ing that even the rich read saying that it wasnt him that predicted It was Laments He said that he wouldnt predict good times even for Morgan that the way it looked Rockefeller and Ford would be on the dole before July 4 Talk about Notre Dame and Alabama but the greatest foot ball player of all time passed away yesterday Joffre He stopped his opponents on the one yard line and threw em for a iO year loss Yours WILL ROGERS ICANSAS CITY Jan 5 hydraulic robber is threatening the safe blower here An investigator for an oil concern reported to police yesterday S57 had been floated from the safe in one of the companys filling stations Ihe robber the report read flooded the money vault with water remov ing the currency thru a slit in the top Wiliiams Claims He Has Shire Letter in Safe A PETITION objecting to the management of the fire de partment by its chief Dan H Shire was presented to the city council by J E Williams an attorney a the regular meeting of the counc at the city hall Monday forenoon The petition carried the signatur of 14 firemen y The matter was referred to P F Hopkinscity manager for a thor 15 MILLION PUT ONHOUSEMONEY BILL BY SENATE Farmers Will Get No Loans Until Bodies CanAgree WASHINGTON Jan 5 gress returned to work today found plenty to do and began do ng it I Drought relief first felt the drive IJie house approved appropriation of the entire authorized for seed feed and fertilizer loans Ihe senate added 515000000 for niman food loans in passing the measure The drought bill was the smallest ofthree put before thehouse which called for a total The irst deficiency bill was brot out by he appropriations committee seek ng 92393000 for payments on all sorts of governmental activities Urges Increase The other bill was for war depart ment financing in the next fiscal year to the extent of for military and waterways work The senate heard from Senator Caraway democrat Arkansas on the matter of cash payments of vet erans compensation certificates He ailed m an attempt to have the cash conversion proposal brot up for im nediate consideration Senator C a r a w a y urged the bil1 b increased to 60 000 000 He reada letter he said he re SiXtlSftS1 i1 a Jgayernment OKLAHOMA OIL WELLS ON FIRE Flames Are Only Mile From Business District of City OKLAHOMA CITY Jan 5 Two oil wells a gas line and an oil tank battery were in flames this afternoon in the south Oklahoma City oil field about a mile from Oklahoma citys business district Mexico City to Have I Henry Ford Avenue MEXICOCITY Jan 5 ico City ig to have a Henry Ford avenue J The name plates have been stamped and construction has been started on La Avenida Henry Ford which will bisect the Cal zado Guadalupe where the new Ford automobile plant will be built within the next few months Two Men and Girl Fail in Robbery Captured MONROE Ohio Jan 5 hour and a half after two men and a girl failed in an attempt to rob the Monroe National bank they were cornered and arrested in a woods near hereVhcre they hid af ter their automobile crashed into a culvert while escaping investigation the results of whic aro to be presented at a specia meeting of the council Jan 19 Has Shire Letter Mr Williams stated he had lock etl in a safe in his office a lette purported tq have been written b1 Mr Shire and addressed to Mr Hopkins in which he said th writer ridiculed the members of thi city council and businessmen o Mason City The attorney stated the docu ment was unquestionably Shires letter but admitted he knew of no one who saw Shire write it He de nied that the letter was stolen fron the mails but refused to state where he obtained it The letter he said was dated April 6 The city manager denied emphat ically that he ever received such a letter Wouldnt Publish It I would not present the letter here because newspapermen are present declared Mr Williams I will show the letter to any man here Torn li H Column FLYERS TO TRY ATLANTIC AGAIN Sextant That Confused Pair in Flight to Bermuda Repaired NORFOLK Va Jan 5 Beryl Hart and Lieut W C Ma claren said at noon today that weather permitting they would hop off at 6 a m tomorrow on their pioneering transAtlantic freight flight to Paris The damaged sextant that re sulted in their failure to find Ber muda the first stop of their pro jected flight Saturday had been re placed and naval mechanics at Hampton Roads Naval Air station were overhauling the motor pre paratory to the takeoff family of three worth of ceries to last a month I would say to some who talk about a raid upon the treasury and a dole he said to try to accom modate themselves on that kind of a ration for a week instead of a month and find out how it works Joins In Appeal Senator Robinson of Arkansas the democratic leader joined in the appeal for additional drought funds He said in three counties in Arkan sas no banks were open and no credit facilities were available The administration bill had no op position in the house President Hoovers formal re quest for the appropriation of S45 000000 was received only a few mln Turn io 2 Column 9 Men Unhorse Traffic Policeman Rob Truck CHICAGO Jan 5 un horsing and disarminga mounted traffic officer nine men jumped from two cars and held up a Mar shall Field and company truck near the merchandise mart today and escaped with S1GS in Canadian mon ey and a number of money orders and checks Weai IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy somewhat colder in cast and central por tions Monday night Tuesday fair warmer in west portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 34 Above Minimum in Night 20 Above At 8 A M Monday 20 Above Trace ot Snow Figures for 24 hour period endinc it 8 oclock Sunday morning MaximumSatiirday 34 Abovo Minimum in Night 20 Above Weather completely out of keey ng with this reputed month of torms and frigid blasts continued aturday and Sunday Then was a race of snow Sunday evening how ver and the sky had a menacing spect about It Monday morning Without wishing to discourageany ody may it be recalled that it was wo years 5 1929 that he severest winter of recent times ot under way ;