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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 9, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas IT v P AI JL Jif JL JL j Edited for the Home HOME EDITION JVOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER copy ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUAEY 9 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 79 Freedom for Philippines Why and Wherefore as Viewed By Observer By CHARLES P STEWART VyASHINGTON Jan 9 Rudyard Kipling had a big in fluence in sticking the United States with the Philippines The SpanishAmerican war oc curred just about the time the Brit ons stories of his countrymens ac tivities in India were at the height of their yarns but full of imperialism AngloSaxon superiority to everything else under the sun the fun of colonial rule and oodles of additional picturesque hokum that we were in precisely i the right frame of mind at the mo ment to try out for ourselves The Filipinos were an ideal infer lor race for us to boss we had plenty of younger sons who were aching for some place overseas to swank around in like the Kipling boys and we fell for the opening same as a thousand of bricks COURSE the game palled after vJ awhile but by then a lot of business interests had horned in at Manila and vicinity and they refused to let us crawfish out They kept reminding us of our re their invest ments And it is for a fact difficult to pull down the flag Besides even yet the islands are convenient as a provide for j a as governor him out of the way at home However the original pep of the thing has all gone out of it i SITE KNOW the Philippines today V as just what they are and al vays have infernal pest and danger and expense to us are a pest because they have ptuepoor taste to prefer independ fience even to the prosperity given to them Such a silly prefer ence no doubt conclusively for self nent Njft continually yowling about It nevertheless As for an one dis putes that yWehave put ten times the money into them that we ever have taken out A few individuals have taken some them selves But Americans as a people have blown millions on them with out getting a cents worth of any thing in quite the re TCRN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 1 ROSENWALD IS ON HONEYMOON Chicago Financier Kidded by AI Smith for Holding Out on NEW YORK Jan 9 for a honeymoon tour of the Med iterranean Julius Rosenwald 67 f Chicago philanthropist and his bride the former Mrs Adelaide Rau Goodkind mother of his sons sailed on the liner Saturnla j today for Egypt They were married yesterday at suburban homein Abington township Pa near Philadelphia Kof LeasingJ Rosenwald one of jJRosenwalda sons who had married ta daughter of Mrs Goodkind Many telegrams of congratula tion were received at the Rosen Jwald suite before the liner sailed f Among them was one from Alfred Smith who recently had been as sociated with Rosenwald and Cal kvifvCoolidge in distribution of the fortune He gently chided fRoaenwald for holding out on one rof your partners The couple plans a tour of Egypt V including a trip down the Nile and to southern European ports this country in April AUNT HET By Robert Quillen It didnt surprise me none Theres somethin dead up I the creek when you hear a Kwoman thats been married Kseven years ravin about a Hull moon HOME FORMER EDITOR Kdwurd Bok philanthropist and editor of the Ladies Home Journal will bu buried in the famous Singing Tower a car illon which he built near his estate at Lake Wales Fla Hii died Thursday as a result of a heart attack NAVAL GROUP IS Are Speeded to Boat by Special Train From Capitol By BYRON PRICE Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON Jan 9 American diplomatic mission extraordinary turned toward Lon don today to make one more deter mined try to end the competitive building of navies They will assemble Jan 21 at the British capital with the represen tatives of Great Britain France and Italy for a conference expected by the whole world to write a con spicuous chapter in international history N Despite the farreaching possibili ties which hover about their pil gimage no ceremonial leave taking heralded the departure of the con ference bound official party today President Hoover had bidden his representatives godspeed Tuesday at a white house breakfast Secretary of State Stimson head of the dele gation had gone on before to have a few hours at his home in New York before sailing Use Special Train His colleagues of the commission including Secretary Adams Ambas sador Dwight W Morrow to Mex ico Senator David A Reed repub lican of Pennsylvania and Senator Joseph T Robinson democrat of Arkansas completed their private arrangements for the voyage on the S S George Washington of the United States lines during the last TURN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 1 Ottumwa to Be Host to Iowa Organizations OTTUMWA Jan 9 1930 convention of Iowa Junior Chambers of Commerce will be held here May 2 and 3 according to plans announced last night at a meeting of the Ottumwa Junior Chamber of Commerce Herman J Schaeffer local president indicated the convention would be the largest ever held H B Murphy of Fort Dodge is state president Hearing for Watkins Continued to Jan 18 Justice of the Peace M C Cough Ion granted a continuation of the hearing for Lacy Watkins Clear Lake from 4 oclock Wednesday afternoon until Jan 18 at 10 oclock IT the morning Watkins is charged with driving a car while intoxicated Ho was arresed by police His bonds were fixed at 5300 which lie fur nished Italian Armies Pass Before Princess ITALIANS CHEER NEW MEMBER OF THEIR ROYALTY Honeymoon Will Com mence Saturday Re ceptions Planned ROME Jan 9 than 22000 men of arms the pick of Italys contingents passed in review today before the new Princess of Piedmont Italys future queen who until her marriage to Prince Hum bert yesterday was Marie Jose of Belgium As the columns passed the royal stand at the Parioli race track just outside the city they made eyes right in honor of the royal specta tors The families of both the prince and the princess witnessed the cere mony Ilanes Included The crown prince commanded his own regiment the Ninetysecond infantry from Turin composed principally of his own native Pied monteses It was well in the van On one side of the royal reviewing stand was located a stand occupied by members of the diplomatic corps Another stand on the other side held the and council of the revievV came in a funnel formation by 300 airplanes brot from all Italys air camps Slower machines gyrated on the smaller circles with the faster ones gradually making up the outer circles forming a conic figure in the sky This feat is considered one of the most difficult in aviation Receptions Planned Troops most applauded by the crowd were the Bersaglieri with their feathered hats who passed at double time crack cavalry units and colonial troops from Tripoli Eritrea and Somaliland in striking uni TUUN TO PAGE 12 COLUMN 5 BOMBSENDER1S PLACED IN JAIL LeRoy Brady Mechanic Said to Be Sender of Death Instrument SEAT PLEASANT Md Jan 9 Brady Washington au tomobile mechanic and brother of Herman Brady was charged with murder today in the death of Mrs Naomi Hall Brady wife of Herman and her younger brother and sister in a bomb explosion here New Years day Herman Brady who with his brother was taken into custody a few days after the crime is still in jail and no charge has been placed against him Officers said they ex pected him to be an important wit ness when his brother comes to trial The bomb which caused the death of Mrs Brady her small brother and sister and the injury of four others of the family of John S Hall Mrs Bradys fatherwas dej llvered at the home of a neighbor a day or two after Christmas and was in turn taken to the Hall home It was addressed to Mrs Brady and thinking it was a belated Christmas package members of the family gathered around her as she opened it GAPT SAUNDERS MAY ENTER RAGE Emmetsburg Man Expected to Seek Post Vacated by Ed M Smith EMMETSBURG Jan into the governorship race yester day by Ed M Smith present sec retary of state is believed by many to herald the announcement by W E G Saunders of this place that he will be a candidate to succeed Mr Smith Mr Saunders was in Des Moines yesterday At present Mr Sanndcrs is head of the board of conservation For merly ho represented this coimly in the legislature lie is experienced in banking and taxation matters NO MONEY NO POLICE NO FIREMEN Chicago citizens arc voicing great indignation over the dismissal of 473 policemen because ot luck it funds and the closing of several firu engine houses and dismissal of firemen is i result ot the slash ing of 1930 appropriations City officials were mlviseil tlinrc was no alternative but to curtail tin since no money was available for maintenance orsalarles Fiioto shows firemen closing un engine house IN HOT WATER Policemen and Firemen Or dered to Return to Work CHICAGO Jan 9 po licemen and firemen discharged un der the reduced 1930 city budget were ordered to return to duty to day Sustention of Mayor Thomp sons veto of the slash in appropri ations by a majority of the council late last night was followed with reinstatement orders from both po lice commissioner Russell aud fire commissioner Goodrich Commissioner Goodrich ordered all closed fire stations reopened this morning while property turned in by both policemen and firemen was to be reissued today the orders read At the same time health com missioner Kegci ordered the rein statement of all employee dis charged in his department The same procedure was expected to day from other department heads whose employment rolls suffered in the general depletion Continuation of the budget fight today however still made the whole financial situation UoubtCul Proponents of the decreased bud get planned another attempt to muster enough votes to override the mayors veto Henderson Arrest Now IsDemanded WASHINGTON Jan 9 arrest and prosecution of W L Henderson of Shreveport Louisiana if ha persisted in the use of pro fanity over his radio station KWKH was demanded in ths senate today by Senator Dill demo crat Washington Dill who recently objected in the senate to the use of profanity by Henderson said today he had con ferred with the radio commission and the attorney general in regard to stopping the practice The radio commission he added said it did not have affidavits that any one had used profane language in broadcasting from the station but said he thot the commission now had them Dill exclaimed that his interest in the matter had nothing to do with attacks made by Henderson against chain stores and that his recent statements in the senate had been misinterpreted by some persons Sometimes we almost despair this wicked world and then we re flect that the old Literary Digests circulation still keeps above the mil lion Ind for Fight oil House Floor New York Representative Makes Bitter Attack on Drys WASHINGTON Jan 9 effort to organize the wet bloc oC the house on the premise that pro hibition is a failure iino modifica tion imperative was todays con tribution to the controversy which has raged in Washington since the Christmas1 holidays began A meeting of house members not in sympathy with the prohibition law was called for this afternoon marking one of the first coherent moves by congressional wets present a united front In their aU tempts to repeal the Volstead law This country said Representa tive LaGuardia republican New York one of the wet leaders has gone thru the same thing that Canada and other countries which had prohibition have gone thru Canada and the other countries have changed their Jaws and now only this country and Finland re main Drys Are liefealod Conditions speak for them selves he continued and the wets are taking conditions as we find them and putting them into the record The drys are defeated Prohibi tion has reached its peak Our problem is to deal with the subject and put it to the one so TURN TO PAGE 32 COLUMN S NOW INDICTED Mrs Huckins Included in Charges Against Financiers CEDARRAPNDS Jan 9 Indictments were returned by the Linn county grand jury today against Elmer S Huckins his wife Amelia and their son George Earl charging them with itsing the mails to defraud The charges grew out of complaint of local persons that the Huckinses had failed to return money invested in an alleged 26 per cent interest paying business ven ture There was one count in each in dictment Huckins and his son al ready face true informations on charges of obtaining money under false pretenses in connection with the venture Bond was fixed at for each on the mail fraud charges making Elmer Huckins bond total 22000 and that of his son Elmer Huckins held in Wisconsin for local authorities was under bond on two true in formations based on affidavits of two investors Sue red Concert Planned MARBLE ROCK Jan will be a sacred concert given at the Methodist church Sunday eve ning in place the regular ser vices The following program will be given It will include numbers by the choir violin and vocal solos and a number by a male quartet Wilkinson President of Northwest Savings Bank E H Wagner Chairman of Board of Local Institution C O Wilkinson was elected pres ident of the Northwest Savings bank at the meeting of the directors held Wednesday afternoon Jay E Decker was named vice president R P Lien was reelected cashier and I C Jensen was chosen assist ant cashier At the annual meeting of the stockholders directors who were named are F E Smith S A OBrien L A Moore Mier Wolf F E Johnson R J Glass Garfield Breese F R Currie E H Wagner B A Webster W H Baird J E Decker L S Thompson 1 W Beck R W Willis W A Wcstfall O E Davis E S Selby C O Wil kinson J E K Markley F G Duf field Lee P Loomis and F A Stephcnson After the directors wore elected the directors and chnse E H Wagner as chMrman of tho board also given Will Rogers NEWTON roy al weddng in Rome Wednesday Neither one had much choice ot selection un less they mar ried outside royalty If you think that wed ding attracted a lot of atten tion you wait till one of Mus solinis sons marries one of Ramsay Me Donalds daughWILL KOGEKS lers They offered Babe Ruth the same salary that Mr Hoover gets Babe claims he should have more He cant appoint a com mission to go up and knock the homeruns He has to do it all himself Lindbergh refused the St Louis statue Now the whole world will force one on him not for flyingthe ocean but for being the first man that ever refused a statue Yours WILL ROGERS P never looked belter All her politicians are in Washington FORMERWRITER SOCIAL WORKER SICK FOUR DAYS Heart Attack Fatal to World Peace Prize Donor SNOW AND COLD FORM WEATHER FOR ALL U S Bureau Predicts 15 Below for North Portion MO1NES Jan 0 was in the grip of a blizzard today with an 18 mile an hour wind whipping a light snowfall into drifts thruout the state In the wake of the snow a cold wavewas advanc ing into Iowa with 15 degrees below zero predicted for the north portion tonight The government weather bureau here received reports of snowfall varying from less than an inch at Sioux City to between and 6 inches at 1Ceokuk The forecast was for continued snow in the east and south portions of the state tonight and probably Friday morning in dicating that roads may be badly drifted during the next 21 hours unless the wind dies down The Des Moines Automobile club had a report from Sigourney that roads around there had drifted so as to make automobile travel almost impassable until snow plows clear the highways The snowfall appeared to be heav iest in the southern portion A Kan sas City to Des Moines bus was re ported two hours late and the Rock Island railroad reported a similai delay for a train from Kansas City Other delays railroads here said were due to inconvenience in the handling of baggage caused by the snow rather than to obstruction ot the tracks LAKE WALES Fla Jan 9 Edward W Bok liG who came to this country as an immigrant boy from the Netherlands and carved out for himself a distinguished position in public life as an editor author and philanthropist died at his es tate near here today Bok became ill shortly after his arrival with Mrs Bok from Merion Pa four lays ago and his condition became critical yesterday He passed away ut oclock a m today suffering from an acute heart at tack ICrecifi Carillon As the donor of it IflOOOOO prize for a plan by which the United States might cooperate with other ations in attaining and preserving peace and the writer of The of Edward Bok n autobiography Bok became videly known Relating his details f first employment in America as H nessengeiboy at the age of 13 his EEorts to educate himself and his uccess us a journalist the book was received as an outstanding work ts kind Following his retirement iu 191D is editor of theLadies Home Jenirj nal a jnagazine fov whose le was largely responsible BolcV spent much of Iris time in Florida Within a short distance of his rises one of his principal hropic enterprises a carillon of 61 jells erected on a bird sanctuary Coulidge Inys Tribute For the dedication of the Moun ain Lake singing tower and pre serve Calvin Cooiidge then presi dent made a special trip from Vashington last Feb 1 and deliv ered an address in which he accord ed high praise to Bolts accomplish nents Bok his friends snid considered be town and its grounds a tribute o his grandparents sturdy folk of he old world who found enjoyment n music i In his 30 years as an editor Bok vas associated with Cyrus H K Curtis wealthy Philadelphia pub isher and in that city ho was cnown as a patron of the fine arts He married a daughter of Curtis he former Mary Louise Curtis and hey had two sons Curtis who re sides at Rosemont Pa and Gary who lives at Merion Pa TbB sons and Curtis did not reach Bolts bed side before his death Funeral services will be held here omorrow afternoon The body will buried in a crypt at the base of the singing tower that was pre lared when the tower was built Few knew that Bok in erecting the tower was preparing likewise his burial place The directors then elected officers Annual business and reports were Kentucky Bank Robber Faces Immediate Trial Before Circuit Judge BOWLING GREEN Ky by national guards men Elmer Grayson 21 Indian npolis indicted for bank robber and as one of the slayers of 7 Rob crt Kirby Smiths Grove bank pres ident is to be formally arraigned circuit court here Saturday morn ing Announcement that troops woul be used to prevent the possihililj of mob violence was made by Com monwcalths Attorney Frank K Goad The guardsmen assisted in Hi hunt the day after Christmas to the three men who robbed the fiin of Oakland and slew Kirby whe Ihc latter attempted to captur them shortly afterward General His Highness Projjal Ne pal Taradhish Maharaja Sir ChHn dra Shumshere Jung Bahadur Rana the premier of Nepal has passed away which may relieve any unemployment among the Delrolt News Wea IOWA FORECAST IMostly In northwest Bnuvv in snult and cast portions Jhursrtiiy night um probably FrWsiy morning colder Thurs day night and in extreme south east portion Friday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at S oclock n m Thursday Wednesday I I Aliovn Minimum in Xight AI H A M Thursday 7crn Snowfall 5 of m Inch Jrvclpitiiliim of an Inch Cloudy cold north wind spits ol another January day That goes for both Wednesday ano Thursday What n failure this nation of 0111 would be If all the people per formed their various duties with the indolence that is characteristic of the United States ledo r ;