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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 16, 1931, Mason City, Iowa i f ART or IOWA f S M 0 I NJ E S I A North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEltiHBOKS CITY EDITION ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JAN 16 1931 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 86 Pforris Has Real Punch Senator Wants U S to Run Power Plant By CHARLES P STEWART Jan 16 Whenever a wail o f lamentation goes up from the reserved seat sec tion surrounding the ring where the Muscle Shoals 5 I fighttothe fin ish has ben rag ing for so long one knows that the battling sen ator has just landed a wallop on the Power Trust Kid Not that it is a lopsided en gagement The kid has rather more than held his own for a dozen years and inflicted a fair share of the punish ment too Indeed it would take a bold sports critic even now to pre dict that he will not outlast that is to say outlive the senator tho the latter still keeps boring in The senators partisans however have learned to take it in grim sil ence when the kid scores eff their champion the kids crowd yell their horror when the senator hooks their boy on the chin AND FOR A fact it was a stiff jolt the senator drove to his adversarys midriff the other day In less technical The senator Senator George W Norris of Nebraska as he is known in private life succeeded in getting at least temporarily a compromise clause into the congressionally pendingMuscle Shoals bill provid ing for government construction and operation of transmission lines Tennessee river power from fist1 Shoals to the kid Is fighting to keep the job of transmission in private hands Of course tWkid fell into a clinch Immediatelyhe tied the compro ia alot of par SENATOR DEFENDS DRY LAW Turner Starts on New Work as Governor of Iowa guess what will become of it finally Oh the fight is not over by any means Nevertheless the kids friends were scared for a minute That was Turn to Tngc G Column WOMAN HIT BY GANGSTER FIRE Execution Squad Misses Its Target but Wounds Bystander CHICAGO Jan 16 wo man bystander was wounded today ina fusillade of machine gun fire as a gang execution squad in a car attempted unsuccessfully to kill a man in a crowded business district of Rogers park in north Cnicago The target of the attempted as sassination escaped by ducking into a garage and running thru an alley Kuzzy Arrested in St Louis Will Face Murder Count in Iowa CEDAR RAPIDS Jan 16 Samuel Kuzzy alias Robert Hick man wanted as the slayer of Thom as A Risk grocer here is under arrest at St Louis County Attorney Carl Hendrick sou and DetectiveEarl Stanley went there today to seek his return Hendrickson said Kuzzy had indi cated he would waive extradition Kuzzy was arrested by St Louis police yesterday on a charge of carrying a gun AUNT MET JBy Robert Quillen I let my maid go when I bought a vacuum cleaner I wasnt goin to spend that much money to make work easy for somebody else NEW EXECUTIVE GETS FEW DAY OF OFFICE WORK General Assembly Is in Recess Until Tuesday DES MOINES Jan 16 ernor Dan Turner presided at his first session of the state executive council this morning The meeting was a special one to consider selec tion of quarters for the railroad commission which is being displaced for legislative committee rooms Besides the governor the council members are Secretary of State G C Greemvalt treasurer Ray John son Auditor J W Long and Sec retary of Agriculture Mark Thorn burg Taking charge of the governors office after his inauguration yester day afternoon Governor Turner at once set about to carry out his leg islative program of tax revision He will have a few days to become ac climated to the office routine how ever because the general assembly is in recess until next Tuesday at 2 p m The governor has more than a dozen appointments to state offices to submit to the senate before the end of the session but they do not require immediate consideration r Appointed to Board Among last acts of former Governor Hammill was the appoint ment of Mrs CC Laffer of Sig ourney for a three year term on the board of conservation and the selec tion of the five members of the state board of health The only new member of that group is Dr A H Weaver of Mus catine Reappointed to the board were Dr J D Lowry of Fort Dodge Dr H W Plummer of Lime Springs Dr C T Lesan of Mount Ayr and Drv William Seidler of Jamaica None of these appointments re quire senate confirmation The legislature in joint session just before Governor Turners in Turn In Tago S Column CLARA REMOVED FROM STAR JOB Sylvia Sidney Will Replace It Girl in City Streets HOLLYWOOD Gal Jan 16 Bow was removed from the position of a costar with Gary Cooper in the film City Streets by officials of the ParamountPub lix corporation today Her place will be taken by Sylvia Sidney recently of the New York stage The announcement marked the first time since Clara became a star that she has been replaced in a picture Studio officials would not com ment on testimony which was writ ten into the trial of Daisy De Boe exsecretary to the actress on grand theft charges It was I wanted to keep Clara out of the paper because one more slam in the papers and Clara is thru in pictures Daisy Ready to Tell LOS ANGELES Jan 16 Daisy De Boe on trial on a charge of theft of from Clara Bow movie actress told newspapermen before court opened today I havent told anything yet and added she was going to tell the truth no matter how it hurts Miss Bow Ive lied and lied to protect Clara Bow and Im not going to now the former secretaiy of the actress said Ive got to tell the truth for self protection no matter how it hurts her Davis Repeats Charge of Unjust Treatment Before Nye Committee WASHINGTON Jan 16 Senator Davia republican Pennsyl vania repeated before the Nye cam paign funds committee today he had spent but of hin personal funds to gain the republican nomin ation and said it was utterly un just to charge to him the totai ex penditure in behalf of the ticket he headed CHAMBER CHIEF B A WEBSTER Commerce Group Chooses Webster Leader for 1931 B A Webster was elected presi dent of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce for 1931 at the organi zation meeting of the board of di rectors held Friday noon at the Hanford Mr Webster succeeds E H Wagner who has been president for two years and who under the custom of the organization becomes firstvice president 7 officers eiectedineHiciedW E Glldher second vice president L A Moore third vice president Guy C Blackmore fourth vice pres ident F C Eslick treasurer and Lester Mllligan executive secre tary The officers with the addi tion of the chairman of the commit tee on organization publicity serve as the executive committee A resolution was unanimously passed conveying to Mr Wagner the hearty thanks of the Chamber for his loyal efficient and untiring services during the past two years Mr Wagner in turn thanked the members for their wholehearted co operation during his term of office Ten new members of the board elected Tuesday were present for the first time and were introduced A financial report for the year 1930 was presented and discussed It showed the Chamber to be in good condition The formal annual meeting of the Chamber will be held Monday noon with the Rotary club at the Han ford and with Mayor Parker L Crouch of Des Moines as the prin cipal speaker The formal report for the year will be presented at that time in printed form and the new officers and directors will be intro duced Gale Plays Havoc With Property in Pago Pago PAGO PAGO American Samofi Jan 16 60 mile an hour gale which struck the island of Tutuila yesterday played havoc with the United States naval station at Pago Pago island government buildings and civil communities No loss of life was reported Will Rogers WASHINGTON D C Jan 16 am here for relief You got to come and get it personally You cant do it thru your sena tor or congressman They are worse off than we are Times are so hard they are allowing constituents into their private lunch rooms to buy their rep resentatives meals Congress hasnt done anything in so long that even the lobbyists that work on commissions are starving nnd hollering for personal aid Congress Wednesday turned down the 15 million dollar food bill and passed 15 million to im prove entrances to national parks You can get a road any where you want to out of the government but you cant get a sandwich Well in two years there wont be a poor farm that wont have a concrete road lead ing up to it I am staying all night with cm tonight but I am sleeping in my avercoat Yours WILL ROGERS MNARY WANTS NIGHT SESSIONS 3 TIMES WEEKLY Senate Orders Inquiry Into High Cost of Bread WASHINGTON Jan 16 Night sessions were proposed in the senate today by Senator Mc Nary of Oregon assistant republi can leader as a means of avoiding an extra session He presented an unanimous con sent agreement the adoption of which he will ask tomorrow calling for sessions three nights a week be ginning Monday Meanwhile issues bristling with controversy absorbed the attention of both branches of congress Leaders Seek Approval In the senate democratic leaders prepared to seek approval of a pro posal to provide the Red Cross with for food and clothing to be distributed to the needy The house began general debate on the appropriation bill for the jus tice state labor and commerce de partments The first of these in cludes prohibition enforcement funds bitterly opposed by the ene mies of the dry laws Meeting at hour earlier than senate ordered i an iuquiry into lireua Vbced penniless Nye campaign funds com mittee 550000 to continue its inves tigation and resumed its argument over relief measures Brookhart Suggestion The commerce committee was en trusted with the bread inquiry It was directed to determine why bread prices have not fallen in con formity with wheat and flour quo tations The resolution was proposed by Brookhart Iowa and Wagner New York All its money spent the Nye com mittee was threatened with a dis continuation of its inquiry funds Chairman Nye called the com mittee together for a resumption of Tnm to Taprn B Column Scouting Keeps Youth Awake Says Mannheimer at Area Group Banquet Dr J C Powers Hampton Chosen President of Organization fullest challenge for those 4interested in scouting is to take the work seriously enough to make it a basis for their own living de clared Rabbi Eugene Mannheimer Des Moines before a group of 1S3 persons gathered for the annual council banquet and election of of ficers of the North Iowa area coun cil at the Hotel Hanford Thursday evening Dr J C Powers Hampton was elected president of the council Youth is interested all the time continued the Rabbi Mannheimer A five year old saye Why why why all the time He is still inter ested as he grows older Unless his interest has been killed by our in difference One of the ideals of scouting is to keep youth interested that it may stay mentally awake There is nothing worse than a permanently bored youth Civilization Moves Blan Indoors One of the finest things to keep youth interested is the great out of doors Man started outdoors but our civilization of which we are so proud has caused us to move in doors and we have lost contact with nature L A great dealof our unhapplness today is the result of haying lost this contact with outofdoors If scouting had done Armour President Falls Out Window of Home to Death CHICAGO Jan 16 ca reer of F Edson White multimil lionaire who worked his way up from the ranks to the presidency oE Armour and company packers was ended last night in a seven story fall from a window of a bedroom in his northside home His neck was broken and many bones fractured His death Deputy Coroner P J Dwyer and P L Reed treasurer of Armour and company said was an accident Reed who was expected to testify today at a coroners inquest ex pressed belief that a fall White suf fered last Wednesday night when he arose to address company em ployes at a dinner was responsible for the accident He believed tho previous accident caused White to become dizzy and lose his balance last night Finances Were Good Reed said Whites financial af fairs were in excellent shape and that there was no reason why he should take his life His statement that the death was an accident was concurred in by the deputy coroner Dwyer Whites body was found on a plot of ground sx feet wide and Turn to IaRo B Column 16 SEEK OFFICE IN WINDY CITY 10 Republicans 6 Democrats Would Be Worlds Fair Mayor CHICAGO Jan 16 re publicans and six democrats have served notice on the electorate that they desire to be the worlds fair mayor of Chicago Candidates to that number had filed up to last midnight the dead line for petitions but rumnri cir culated freely in political circles that not all the 16 would bo found in the race Jan 24 the last day for withdrawing Pictures of Boy Scout area council officers on first page of second section nothing more than take boys off the city streets and into the open coun try it would be worth more than all tlie money and energy spent on the work Mankind by reason of its devel opment from a savage past has felt itself to be in conflict with nature The kindly attitude toward nature is a thing which man has had to struggle for The kindly attitude is a wonderful thing Scouting Provides Guidance Scouting is one of the valuable forces today in making for voca tional guidance Under our present conditions such guidance Is some thing of tremendous importance to the world To be happy man lias to have some kind of industry In which he is interested Untold millions can not obtain work in which they are interested but have to rio what they can find Much unhappiness is due to men having to do work they do not like Vocational guidance offers boys a chance to try out things before they reach the time when they are permanenty placed in society Scout ing offers merit badges for many types of work The badges give a challenge to boys Basis Is Oath The basis of scouting is the scout oath law and the good turn idea Life in its fullest expression is doing a service or a good turn for others A welcome address was given by Dr B Raymond Weston retiring Trim 2 Column Markets at a Glance NEW YOKK Stocks firm pivotal shares re spond to short covering Bonds mixed legals maintain firm trend Curb irregular Cities Service ral lies Butter steady CHICAGO Wheat easy forecast beneficial rain southwest Corn easy large primary move ment Cattle steady Hoga higher British Princes Make First Leg of journey LE BOURGET France Jan 1G Prince of Wales and his brother Prince George landed here this afternoon after a flight from the Hendon Airport Kngiancl on the first stage of their 38000 mile Journey to South America TO AID JOBLESS Fruit of 21 Years of Effort Is 48 Hours to Leave In HAVANA Jan IB one years of effort in Cubas journalistic field by John T Wil ford owner and publisher of the Havana American approached their end today as an order decreeing his expulsion from the republic awaited President Machados signature Octavio Zurezarreta subsecre taryoE interior said the decree should be signed today and that Mr Wilford who is a former Mobile Ala newspapermanwwould have 18 hours to arrange his affairs and leave the island republic Editorial Returns His expulsion is in retaliation by the government for editorials oar by the American during the last year The paper was one of nine newspapers and periodicals suspended by the government last Friday for antiadministration poli cies El Siboney a progovernment paper was suspended yesterday for having caricatured former Presi dent Menocal a bitter opponent of the government Informacion one of the suspended papers will re sume publication today Probably Will Stay Mrs Wilford who is a Cuban woman probably will remain in Cuba until their 19 year old son Alfredo is released from tho po litical prison to which he was sent after his participation in a recent student demonstration Wilford came to Cuba from Ala bama 21 years ago and after work ing on various Havana newspapers began printing the Havana Amer ican in his own small plant 18 months ago Witnesses Ready to Swear Lingle Suspect Wore Bandages CHICAGO Jan 16 neysneys for Leo V Brothers under indictment for the murder of Alfred Lingle on June 9 1930 announced today that they had an alibi iron clad and complete for their client We have been seeking to deter mine Brothers whereabouts on June 9 1930 ever since we were given an opportunity of talking with him Attorney Tyrrell Krum said We now have an alibi which to our mindis absolutely ironclad and complete Brothers received medical atten tion a few days before June 9 He had been in an accident and suf fered a deep cut on his face We found the physician who treated the wound The doctor band aged the wound We have witnesses who saw Brothers wearing the bandages for 10 days after the treatment The doctor tells us that the wound was open and sore that if Brothers had removed the band age the slightest excitement or nervous strain would have caused a hemmorrhage The point Is Brothers was the slayer of Linglc he would have either a bandaged face or a face on which the blood was stream ing down the check And none of the witnesses so far quoted has said thnt the Linglc slayer was so marked W V King Reinstated by Power Commission WASHINGTON Jan 16 The power commission today rein stated William V King as chief ac countant but refused to reemploy A Russell who wai dis missed last month as solicitor Associated Press tltulu Will Rogers will contribute his gift of humor on a speak ing tour thru Texas to raise funds for unemployed and droughtstricken farmers his native southwest Simpson Attacks Marketing Act as AUTHOR SPEAKS UPON BIRTHDAY OF AMENDMENT Sheppard Denies Rise in Drinking Among Young WASHINGTON Jan 10 UP Marking the eleventh anniver sary of national prohibition one of ho authors of the eighteenth amendment told the senate today the dry clause would stay in the constitution forever He was Senator SUeppard demo crat Texas making the first sen ate speech on the liquor question this session with a fighting defense of prohibition Denying it had caused an increase in crime or of drinking amonj young people Sheppard told his colleagues repeal of the eighteenth amendment would let loose upon your country evils which will mean the arrest of its progress the wrcnk of its glory the pollution of lib namo and fame Havo Short Memories Those who clamor for the restor ation of legalized liquor have short memories or no knowledge of the lawlessness and corruption for which legalized liquor stood Shep pard said The fight against beverage al cohol reached an intensive status said when increased population increased chances for made possible by the machine united to bring aboutthe that DES MOINES Jan 16 UP The farm marketing act which set up the federal Farm Board was the meanest treachery ever thrust up on the farmers of America John A Simpson of Oklahoma City pres ident of the national farmers union told the Iowa union here today Simpson unloosed a broadside against the Farm Board centering his attack upon Chairman Alexan der Legge and the International Harvester company which Legge headed at the time of hia appoint ment to the board Called Gambler Leggcs whole life has been con nected with the gambling way of doing things Simpson declared They might as well have named the president of the Chicago board of trade ns chairman of the Farm Board Th farm marketing act was spon sored by no farm organization he declared adding that none of them was tiwnre of its provisions until it had been introduced and incorpor ated in tho congressional record Simpson advocated printing of ad ditional currency as n means of In creasing the nations buying power Knocks All Others Simpson characterized the Farm ers Union ns the only worthwhile one of the present national farmers organizations The national grange he said was a ritualistic uplife or ganization which pays no heed to the economic need and problems of the farmers The Farm Bureau is not a farm organization but Is ruled by Chi cago grain merchants and Washing ton politicians tioh and controlof government tho general impairment of health and morals and efficiency The principal foundation on which prohibition rests today he continued is the voluntary obedi ence of the great mass of tho Amer ican people Accusation Absurdity The comparative handful of pro hibition enforcement officials about 1700 scattered among 123000 American people would be over whelmed but for tho fact that tncy must cope with but a comparatively small and lawless minority To call this enforcement group an army threatening the home Turn In 1agii C Column ATTEMPT MADE TO KILL WITNESS Woman Appearing in Trial of Portland Murder Stabbed PORTLAND Ore Jan 36 An attempt to kill Mrs H W How ard prosecution witness in the forthcoming trial of Nelson C Bowles young Portland millionaire and his former secretary Irma G Loucks 28 for the murder of Mrs Bowles engrossed prosecuting au thorities here today Like Mrs Bowles Mrs Howard was stabbed near the heart The stabbing took place yesterday at her home Officers said a man sprang from behind a door with a drawn knife and wielded it with the exclamation Ill get you this time The assailant escaped It was the second attack on Mrs Howard since she appeared as a myatery witness against the mil lionaire and his former employe Last Dec 2 a man entered Mrs Howards home beat her severely and threatened her wilh death if she testified for the state 4 CLEW FOUND IN BANDIT SEARCH Five Men Thot to Be Bank Robbers Stop at Iowa Gas Station WATERLOO Jan 1C other clew two days old today was being probed by authorities in search for a band of five men believed to be the robbers of the Citizens Na tional bank in Kirksville Mo who Wednesday night speeded thru lown Officials were working on a re port that a large black sedan stopped at 9 a m Wednesday at a filling station atJesup where gaso line and candy were purchased Ttte attendant said the car bore Minne sota license plates and a Jackson county sticker Sit Wea IOWA WEATHER Mostly fair Friday night and Saturday not much change in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maxlmim Thursday 34 Above minimum In Night 14 Above At 8 A M Friday 21 Above Balmy days are here again Thursdays maximum passed the melting mark and the nights minl imum was 5 degrees higher than on the previous night and 16 degrees higher than the Tuesday night min imum Friday the wind was switch ing around toward the south and a bright sun helped boost the mer ;