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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 13, 1931, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home i L 0 M E R ii 1 3 w CMS DEFT OF IOWA DCS 0 I N E S I A XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS UBASBDWIRBSHKVICT Issues Not Country Is Back to Normal Senator Claims By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Jan13 Political insur gencyaiarit espe cially rampant today the Civil war simply is completely for gotten at last and back to normal accord ing to Senator John J Elaine of Wisconsin If anyone Is competent to dis cuss insurgency he Is I had consulted hinvrelatlve to a L JL theory of my IOwn that were it not forthe pro hlbition issue we could have two tiruly significant parties in this Spuntry disagreed entirely 1 ProhibiUon he assured me has tttle to dp with the present jumbled HtSate of that is a jumble which as indi above he does not consider there is particularly V j NYWAY most authorities do hold that under our system of lovernment thisought to be a two country it iaa long time since been in a real sense J Instead of facing one another pross a sharplydiscernible line the ivo big parties fronts blend indis fnguishably while their outer edges off into a lot of bushwhacking I Turn i Pajo 10 Column AID OF COUNTRY Calls on Nation to THE NEWSPAPEB THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS JMASQN CITY IOWA TUESDAY JAN 131981 HOME EDITION 2 BADLY BURNED UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL Iowa Supreme Court Reverses Y Hoover Give 000000 to Jan 13 esident Hoover today called on 6 people to contribute a mini mum of for the relief sufferers wag in a formal proclamation am that the American ple will respond to the Red Cross 0peal both promptly and generous Ait he said jfoAl t Demands Far Greater demands on the disaster Vfelds of the KecJ Mr Hoover jr Ijd have been far greater in the ft four weeks than during the ivious four mouths This brot tout the necessity for a material crease in resuorces i un some parts of the stricke eajs the chief executive said sma been affecte by the drought and genera mess depression f in Towns JThe Red Cross has been calle ton to take charge of sufferers i iese communities aa Well as in Kely rural sections The additional askei pmbined with what is left of th 5000000 set aside by the Rei sa some time ago appears t sident Hoover to besufficient ti feet the demands I Unless the is raised jar Hoover said many persons in the country will lack necessities o Vfe Reds Killed by J Chinese Nationalists HANKOW China Jan 13 ationalist military headquarter ere announced today its forces had mted 10000 reds in northwestern unan province killing 1000 of hem OPINIONOFBODY FREES 10WAN OF FRAUD CHARGES Cedar Rapids Man Wins Appeal From Trial Court pjES MOINES Jan 13 Iowa supreme court today re versed the conviction of George Huckins former cigar store auc baseball club owner at Cedar Rapids on a charge of obtaining money by false pretenses from Emi Levsen The case was remanded for re trial in an opinion written by Jus tice E A Morling and concurred in by all other justices except Justice John Grimm of Cedar Rapids who did not participate Levsen a former major league saseball pitcher now operating creamery at Springville Iowa in vested with Huckins Father Convicted Huckins was convicted by a jury n the Linn county district court ast March as the result of the oper ation by himself and his father of a mysterious venture which investor testified paid dividends of 26 and 3 per cent The father Elmer S Huckins of Hancock Wis was convicted last fall His appeal tothe supreme court has hot upon After hisconviction last March e aifsSftffi theT state Tpeni FREED BY COURT tentiary beenrout on bond AUNT HET By Eobert Quiilen Amys weddin wasnt nuch but shes plannin to ihow this town somethin1 ancy in the way of a fu teral if Johns liver dont cret better since the sentencewas pronounced Charges Dismissed The two Huckinses first came into the spotlight more than a year ago when stories of fabulous divi dends they were alleged to havs paid investors were printed thruout the country Charges of using the mails to defraud were filed at Mil waukee by federal officials against the father but later dismissed for lack of evidence It was not until December 1929 however that the case became in volved in legal entanglements At that time Elwood Royster of Cedar Rapids filed suit charging the Huckinses with operating a gigan Tiim to Page 8 Column BOADSPTEST TWO CENT FARE Three Southern Firms Ask for Investigation of Proposal WASHINGTON Jan 13 Three of the largest southwestern carriers today protested to the in terstate commerce commission the proposal of the St LouisSan Fran cisco railway to put into effect two cent passenger rates over its svs tem The roads asked suspension of rates which are due to go into ef fect Feb 1 and an investigation The St Louis Southwestern rail way company the MissourlKansas Texaa railroad company and the Missouri Pacific railroad company joined in the application George E Huckins Cedar Rapids convicted in district court of obtaining money by fraud was freed by the state supreme court which reversed the decision of the trial court Missouri Sheriff Plans No Action Against Leaders MARYVlLLE Mo Jan 13 Suspect in Des Moines Killing to Be Set Free LINCOLN Nebr Jan 13 olice Chief Walter Anderson said ie would release Thomas Grime of Jhicago today if further informa tion was not forthcoming he slaying of George Cordaro 60 Des Moines grocer Saturday night Grime was arrested in the Rock sland yards here for questioning i i 3 iecontemplated no action against eaders of a mobwhich yesterday seized his prisoner Raymond Gunn NTegro and burned him to deatn on he schoolhouse where he was charged with assaulting and slaying tfiss Velma Colter 19 year old teacher Any action against the mob lead ers the 63 year old sheriff said must be upon orders from higher authorities The sheriff reiterated previous statement that he had recognized some of those who vrested the Negro from him as unn was being taken to the court house for arraignment He refused o name them D D Reeves circuit judge who was waiting to arraign the 28 yea Id exconvict when the mo ynched him said he had not mad p his mind whether he would cal a grand jury to investigate the in ident The county prosecutor said his in estigation had convinced him Gunn lone was responsible for the as ault and murder Some of those ho marched with the Negro to his yrc yesterday said he declarer Paul Shike Smith actually hat slain the girl Smith is held in jai at Omaha Millionaires Child Thot Kidnaped Is Found Safe in Bed at Neighbors Home Girl Left Note to Her Mother Put to Bed BILL TO REPEAL EXPENSE MONEY LAW PROPOSED Proposal Would Prevent State Solons From Claims By THEODORE F KOOP Associated Press Staff Wniter MOINES Jan 13 biil to repeal the legislativeexpense account act a storm center ever since its passage two years ago was introduced in the Iowa senate today by Senator B M Stoddard repub lican of Wooclbury county His proposal would not permit legislators to file claim for maxi mum expenses of 500 in addition to their salary Suits are pending in Carroll and Wapello counties to require assemblymen there to return the funds they re ceived in the last session Senator Stoddard said he believes themeasure if passed would take effect atonce preventing members ofttietfpttyfourthgeneral assembly fromcollecting the additional Five Bills Introduced The senate met this morning only long enough to permit the introduc tion of five bills Besides Stoddards HAMMJLL ADDRESS Governor Hammills fare well address to the forty fourth Iowa legislature will be found on page 11 Chauffeur After Stroll DENVER Jan 13 Humphreys 13 year old daughter of Mr and Mrs Ira Boyd Humph reys millionaire Denver family who was believed to have been kid naped shortly after midnight was found safe at the home of a neigh bor this morning William Beckwick chauffeur for Mr and Mrs Thomas H Lawrence who are friends of the Humphreys family said the girl attired in over ails was found wandering near the Lawrence garage about 1 a m He said he put the child to bed un aware of her identity until he read a newspaper extra He then called the Humphreys residence and the girl was returned to her home Her absence was discovered about 1 oclock when her mother was at tracted by a light in the childs room A note was found on the bed It read Dont worry mommey I am not kidnaped really Im not I cannot say when Ill be back cause I dont know But if you ever do anything for me please let this be it Please do not send the police for me I am safe With all my love BABY Mrs Humphreys told detectives she received a note about three weeks ago containing a threat to kidnap the child The father of the child was the mark ofablackmail Markets at a Glance NEW YORK Stocks heavy Westinghouse Elec tric touches new low before rally ing Bonds irregular Latin Americans improve Curb irregular oils heavy Foreign exchange irregular French franc sags Butter steady Cottun steady trade buying Sugar steady improved spot sit uation Coffee lower easier Brazilian markets CHICAGO Wheat firm fair farm board buying export sales Corn steady firm cash markets increased feeding Illinois Cattle steady hogs higher Standing Room Trial of Bows Secretary iOS Ton 19 7m nfn LOS ANGELES Jan 13 he legal equivalent of the theaters standing room only sign was usted off today for use at superior ourt where Clara Bow filmlands Naming haired flapper was billed o appear in the trial of Daisy De toe her former secretary Miss De BOB is charged In 37 ounts of theft with stealing from her erstwhile employ Details of what it costs a film star of the first magnitude to live and of how the Bow menage ex pended 5350000 in less than two years were programmed for the second day of tho trial Important witnesses to be called included Benjamin ODell manager of a Hollywood bank where a Clara Bow SDCcial kenf measure the tax committee filed bills for assessment of all public utilities by the state board for li censing of gasoline filling stations for taxing oleomargarine and for regulating telephone companies by the state railroad commission A tax of five cents a pound would be placed on butter substitutes serv ing both as a revenue measure and as a means of encouraging the Iowa dairy industry The filling station bill would require a license fee for each agency plus for each pump and for eahc foot of curb ing more than 25 feet from the sta tion The bills like the six introduced Monday cannot be acted on until committees are appointed next week House Takes Lesson The house today took its first les son in operation of its voting Turn to rage 8 Colnmn CLAIMS HE SAW LINGLE SLAYING Brothers Lawyer Did Not Want to Be Mixed Up in Affair CHICAGO Jan 13 E Cantwell Sr a member of the legal staff defending Leo V Broth ers asserted today that he was a witness of the killing of Alfred Jake Lmgle last June 9 and that Broth ers was not the assassin The slayer Cantwell declared had a cauliflower right ear Brothers was indicted for the murder yesterday and afterwards was transferred from a secret hid ng place to the county jail where or the first time since his capture Dec 21 he was allowed to see his lother and attorneys The attorney said he had not Jreviously come forward as a wit ness because he did not wish to be mixed up in the affair 11 Thot Killed in Clash With Filipino Fanatics MANILA Jan 13 loss f Irfe in the clash between religious anatics and constabulary forces in 3angasinan province was computed oday at 11 Four members of the onstabulary forces were wounded he number of wounded among the anatics was not ascertained SHIPS LOOK FOR WRECK OF PLANE Tradewind Reported to Have Fallen Into Sea Near San Miguel NEW YORK Jan 13 Mackay Radio company announced receipt of a message today from the liner President Garficld saying the San Miguel radio station in the Azores had broadcast the following Understand airplane Tradewind fell in sea about 20 miles off Mos tciros Point St Michaels island All ships advised to keep lookout and report this station if anything seen If the airplane came down In the sea near St Michaelsit would in dicate its pilots overshot their goal Oelwein Man Fined on Liquor Charge in Fayette Court WEST UNION Jan W L Eichendorf of McGregor con vened the first term of court for Fayette county in West Union Mon day Dominic Greco Oelwein plead ed guilty to maintaining a liquor nuisance He was fined 300 and a three months jail sentence was sus pended FUND CAUSE OF MAY RULE CANADA Robinson Leads Attack on Broussard in Senate WASHINGTON Jan 13 Charges of filibustering and a sharp clash between republican and democratic leaders today furnishet a lively preliminary to the houses battle over the drought loan appro priation bill Meanwhile another vigorous con troversy on the confirmation of Ed gar B Brossard as a member of tin tariff commission was in progresi in the senate DemocraticLeade Robinson attacked the nominee After the drought bil had been called up under specia proceduredesigned to get it intc conference on the senates 000 food loan amendment the par ty leaders came to grips Democrat Movo Fails ppan the lor1 house was defeated 215 to143 Representative Garner democratic chieftain demanded an explanation from Republican Leader Tilson of the latters assertion the democrats were filibustering against the ad ministration program vestal copyright bill had just been passed Off the floor Tilson had said the democrats were making this a ve hicle for obstructive tactics To Garners demand in the house for an explanation Tilsou replied I thot it was rather cleverly Will Rogers FORT WORTH Tex Jan 13 good to get away from in front of a movie camera and get back on an airplane ngain Left Bev erly Monday morning and here in Fort Worth Monday night on regu lar daily pas senger run Was met here by Amon Carter You can try to sneak into this city on a bicycle but Amon Carter will meet you at the city limits and welcome you No other city in America has anything approaching such a public citizen ns Carter He met me by special plane 200 miles out to prevent me going into Dallas first He poisoned one friend just to keep him out of Dallas I am down here to help Con gressman Garner divide up Texas into 12 democratic senators Yours WILL ROGERS ly can Garner Asks Vote Garner asked the house he per mitted to vote on the senates food loan amendment His party col leagues want the measure to go to conference he said but also want to express themselves on this question No action on Garners request was taken immediately The Nye campaign funds commit tee went back to work on the Turn In PnftnR Column BC Epidemic of Colds Upsets Opera House NEW YORK Jan 13 epidemic of colds has muffled the voice of the Metropolitan opera house Giuho GattiCasazza the general manager seven stars a stage di rector and 10 choristers either are ill or are convalescing from throat ailments This added to the broken leg of Frederick Jagel American tenor has necessitated daily re placements averaging 21 The second shift in programs this season took place lost night when Gounods Faust was sung for the fourth time in place of his Romeo et Juliet due to the illness of Lu crezia Bori and Edward Johnson The indisposition of Rosa Ponselle and Giagomo LauriVolpi last Fri day led to the replacement of Luisa Miller with La Gioconda Others who have been forced to forego appearances are Gortrude Kappel Crete Stueckgold Editha Fleischer Giovanni Martinenni and Nina Morgana The Earl of Cromcr above present lord chamberlain of England may be named as the next governor general of Can ada to succeed Viscount Willing don who was recently appoint ed viceroy oE India The carl is a close friend of King George and of the Prince of Wales in Kills Woman He Loved and Self tragic deaths of Dr Cora MayerChiles leading woman phy sician and Dr Alfredo de Maria government hygiene chief puzzle the authorities today Dr Marii shot Dr Mayer and himself Attendants at the public nurses school where the shooting took place declared that the two had been in love and advanced the the ory that separated by Dr do Marias marriage to another wom an they had determined to die to gether Others believed professional jealousy was the motive Dr Mayer was 35 and unmarried School attendants said Dr de Maria walked into the office of Dr Vlayer who was chief of the school incl engaged low conversation vith her Two shots rang out At endants rushed to find both dead Dr dc Maria apparently had placed a pistol to Dr Mayers forehead ana then had turned the gun on himself Both had been on health missions o the United States and Europe Dr Mayer was a leader in childrens odical work and was classed by ome as the greatest of all Spanish American woman physicians Dr de Maria was a medical professor in the University of Chile and acting chief of hygiene for the national government Both were natives of Chile Shi was of German extraction and he of Italian WOMAN THROWS ON FLAMES OLOMS BLAZE Wocdley Is Injured in Attempt to Give i Wife Aidi TJAMPTON Jan re ceived this morning by two per Prank Woodley Han sell when she threw kerosene into a furnace and her husband when ho attempted to extinguish the flames on her their condi tion critical physicians stated this afternoon Both are in tho Lutheran hospital here for treatment Phy sicians were uncertain whether or not Mrs Woodley would recover Mrs Woodley went into the base ment of her home at Hansell this morning to fix the fire in the fur nace She threw kerosene on the hot coals A stream of blazing liquid suddenly burst out the fur nace door at her catching fire to her clothing Husbands Clothes Burn She ran upstairs the flames on her clothing being fanned as she hurried Her busband who was ill in bed heard her screams and came down from the second story He at tempted to extinguish the flames on her clothing and then his clothing caught fire Mr and Sirs Clifford Maschu Lake Mills relatives of Mrs Wood ley were visiting at the Woodley home They heard the cries of the two and came to their rescue A man employed at the Woodley home also heard their screams and came into the house s persgnsviniisSeScled Jn putting out the flames on Mr and Mrs Woodley The two victims of the fire were then given treatment and rushed to the Lutheran hos pital here IiLtle Damage Done Only a small amount of damage was done in the house by fire Aside from the streams of flaming liquid which struck Mrs Woodley it is thot but little liquid was thrown about in the basement The clothing of Mr and Mrs Woodley did not set the house ablaze Mrs Woodleys clothing was practically burned off of her wit nesses said Physicians were able to determine early this after noon the exact extent of her burns but said they were deep She is also suffering considerably from shock The condition of Mr Woodley whose burns were not so extensive was considered serious SENATE TO STUDY BANK PRACTICES Glass Sets Monday for Start of Work by Special Committee WASHINGTON Jan 13 The start of the senates study of banking conditions was fixed today by Chairman Glass of the special committee for next Monday Eugene Meyer governor of the federal reserve board and J W Pole comptroller of the currency will be tne first called by the com mittee They are to lie followed bv George Harrison governor of the federal reserve bank of New York and J H Case chairman of the board of directors of the New York bonk Hand That Had Beautified Face of Hollywood Stilled NEW YORK Jan 13 band that beautified the face of Hollywood is stilled in death Dr Luis P Berne plastic sur geon died of a heart attack yester day as he was operating on a pa tient at tne Park West hospital He is survived by the widow Mrs Delia D Beme and a 12 year old son Allan He was 47 Dr Berne remodeled the features of such celebrities as Jack Demp scy Bert Lytcll the late Wild Bill Brennan Fannie Brice and mem bers of the family of Benito Musso lini He had a wide acquaintance among players of the stafre and screen He was a graduate of Columbia university and of the college of phy sicians and surgeons He studied ex tensively in Paris and Vienna re turning to Hollywood to establish a large practice Bricelyn Will Give Railroads as Much of Freight Possible BRICELYN Minn Jan Commercial club of Bricelyn at a arge and enthusiastic meeting Mon day evening decided to discontinue mtronizing trucks and have all pos sible grocery shipments made by railway freight Houses not willing to conform to this program will not get orders from Bricelyn busi nessmen it was decided Sentiment was expressed that the railroads are entitled to a large part of the local business IOWA WEATHER mostly fair Tuesday night and Wednesday colder cast and south portions Tuesday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday Minimum in Night At 8 A M Tuesday Trace of Snow 21 Above 5 Abov6 5 Above A minimum temperature for the first 13 days of January not count ing New Years eve itself was es tablished Tuesday morning when the index in the GlobeGazettes alcoholic thermometer was pushed to the 5 above zero mark ;