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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 21, 1930, Mason City, Iowa i ITVE Nortli Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home BTOSCENTS PER copy ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE IQWATUEgDAY JANUARY 21193D HOME El TION Lame Ducks Placed Hoover Takes Care of Defeated Senators fV A a itf v rq cl By CHARLES T STEWART WASHINGTON Jan handed as usual President Hoover evidently purposes to have as few senatorial lame ducks on his hands as possible to be taken care of after next election A lame duck senator is a senator who has been beaten for reelection Tor serving out what jis left of his term Gosh how hehates the prospect of retirement from public life There is just one way for him to es cape it and that is by an appoint ment of some sort If he has been a useful senator it is pretty hardfor thq president to refuse to give it to him too Nevertheless it is not very pleas very pleasant for the pres ident that is to say It is easy enough to understand why not The lame duck has been repudiated by his own he would not be a lame duck Then along comes the president and by giving him a nice appointment virtually says to the voters You see what I think of your judgment rpHE farsighted Mr Hoover is handing out appointments in ad vance to senators whose chances of becoming lame ducks he probably considers tolerably good At all rvents if he does not feel that way about it everyone else does i For instance Walter E Edge of New Jersey It was no secret that he had a hard fight ahead of him to remain in the senate He had strong opposi tion for the nomination and after that election was not a certainty for him iMiv Hoover unshed the Paris em bassy pn to him jt was a clever stroke which Itnockcd overtwo Birds at one swipe for Mr Edge and simul taneously cleared the road for a far m6re dependable senate W Morrow M SACKETT gets the Berlinembassy crituckyfis no safestate for a LUJUQUAX 21 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS 3UPPUJMBNTAL KIN ConcLuons Probed in Chicago Suburb a to d 7epii WcansR iranglandslide and Sackett him who profited by President Cooljdges strength in 1924 But in Turn to Page Column 5 LITTlElOPfFOR RISE IN MERCURY Is Best Prediction of Weather Forecaster DES MOINES Jan Ihc entire state suffering from sub zero temperatures the weather bu reau offered little encouragement here today Cor a break in the cold wave Continued cold was its best pre diction with mostly fair weather anticipated Charles Citys government ther mometer registered 16 degrees be low zero last night the lowest in the state Sioux City reported 12 below council Bluffs 8 below and DCS Moines S below Along the Mis sippi river it was slightly warmer with a reading of 6 below at Du buque 4 below at Davenport and 2 below at Keokuk Little snow fell during the last 24 hours in Iowa the weather bu reau said Davenport received 3 inch with Keokuk Sioux City and Council Bluffs each reporting 2 inch Dubuque received 1 inch while Charles City and Des Moinea received only a trace 20FFICERS WOMANMISSING FEAR KIDNAPING Federal Action Follows Discovery of Alky Ring CHICAGO Jan 21 fed eral government would like to know whats going on in suburban Mel rose park Two policemen and the wife of oneof them have haps kidnaped perhaps murdered The home of the village attorney has been bombed and the attorney Guy C Guerine is said by relatives to have left the village for a sani tarium Two policemen with shot guns stand at the home of Police Chief Arthur Leesberg against whom death threats have been made Quits Police Committee Thomas McBreen chairman of the council police committee has resigned his chairmanship not he said because of any threats against himself but because of threats against other officials and because of the turmoil in the suburb He an nounced it as his intention to quit thevillage board and throw up the whole Business The federal government took steps to get to the bottom of the trouble when United StatesDistrict Attorney Johnson last SIXTEEN DIE IN PLANE CRASH AUNT HET ByRobert Qufflen Emily thinks its dis gustin to see my ancestors hangin on the waU but none o mine ever was seen hang in on a cottonwood tree gof arid with the police chief Chief Leesberg expressed belief that Police Lieut Rocco Passarella and Patrolman Emit Ristau and wife had been frightened Turn to Page 4 Column C DOCTORS FIND GANGER SERUM Adrenal Glands of Sheep Furnish Cure for Dreaded Disease SAN FRANCESCO Jan 21 Afeclical men here discussed with enthusiasm today the announce ment of the discovery of a so called anti cancer serum by two San Irancisco physicians after experi ments over a period of years Doctors Walter B Coffey and John B number working at the Southern Pacific General hospital discovered the serum which liey obtained from the outer layer of the adrenal glands of sheep Injec tion oE the serum kills cancerous tissues it ws claimed and in one case Dr Coffey declared produced striking results Doctors Coffey and Humber yes terday demonstrated to patholo gists the effect of the serum and results were described by those present as startling Dr John Gallwey1 prominentSan Praicisco physician and Dr Karl Meyer di rector of theHooper foundation of the University of California de clared the discovery to be of the utmost importance to the medical world The medical profession regards the experiments of Dr Coffey and Dr Humber as the greatest ad vance yet made in the fight against cancer said Dr Gallwey Necro sis or death of the cancer cells fol lowed the injection of their ser um ff on Vfu v Searching for bodies m smoking wreckage Favors Mo vies TOR TRIP HOME Radio Operator Hears Ex plorers Loading Ship for Journey to U S SAijUjii Ohio Jan 21 UP Rear Admiral Richard E Byrd and his exploration party at Little Amer ica Antarctica planned to begin final preparations today for their return to the United States accord ing to wireless messages received here last night by George Morrow amateur radio operator The operator at Little America told Morrow the supply ship City of New York had just arrived from New Zealandafter a 400 mile battle with ice and that loading of the vessel for the return trip would be started at once All members of the expedition were in good spirits the mcssagca said Morrow has been in frequent com munication with the Byrd expedi tion eversince it reached the Ant arctic in Derailment of Train in Alabama BIRMINGHAM Ala Jan 21 H persons were dead todaj and 25 were suffering from injuries received in the derailment of Louis ville and Nashville passenger train No 4 last night near Trafford Ala 22 miles north of here Ten of the injured were hurt seriously Th train was enrpute to Cincinnat from New Orleans The dead Tom Lee Harrison en gineer of Decatur Ala John Hen ry JoHnson 19 of Louisville Ky who was riding between the trains coaches A Negro fireman was not expected to recover Railroad officials said the engine and all but four of the 12 cars left the rails upon running into an open switch F E Keeler Income I ax Case Considered WASHINGTON Jan neys for F E Keeler 19 West State street Mason City have re quested U S board of tax appeals to settle a tax dispute with commissioner oi internal revenue involving income tax payments of more than it was an nounced here today Taxes in dispute involve ments of 378242 on 1924 income 5331717 on 1925 income and in 1927 incomes The to tal amount is 5817363 Keelers representative before the board is C B Stiver of Des Moines 3 SEAMEN ARE HURT IN BLAST E x p 1 o s J o n of Acetylene Torch Aboard Vessel Causes Injuries SAN DIEGO Cal Jan 21 U Thrcejsailors were confined in hos pital quarters today1 severely burned in an explosion believed to hav9 been caused by an acetylene torch on board the U S S Taibot The three men are D D Phillips engmeman second class T R Mul linix seaman second class and A Martinowitz gunners mate third class All were working below decks with a torch when the explo sion occurred The Taibot is a destroyer being placed m commission to replace the U S S Marcus The th re a men were members of the Marcus crew The heroism of Philjips ivas an feature of the acci dent Still holding the nozzle the torch he staggered out on the deck his clothing burned from his back Ha rushed to the rail and tossed the torch over theside then turned and with his seared fingers shut off the valve of theacetylene flask at the same time shouting to others to remove the flasks to a place of safety Fumes from a nearby fuel oil lank were believed to have played a partin the explosion j POLICE SLAYER IS IDENTIFIED Pennsylvania Patrolman Points to Woman as One of Killers PHOENIX Ariz Jan21 Private Ernest Moore Pennsylvania highway patrolman today identi fied Mrs Irene Schroeder as the woman who accompanied two men near Newcastle Pa last Dec27 when they shot and killed Corp Brady Paul and wounded Moore in a gun fight Mrs Schroeder was in a cell at the county jail with several wom en when Moore pointed at her and said she Is I am not Mrs Schroeder re turned Moore arrived here today with other Pennsylvania1 officers seeking to identify Mrs Schroeder and take her and Walter GlennDague her companion back to face murder charges Dague is alleged to have confessed Former Policeman of Superior Wis Found Guilty in Murder Case SUPERIOR Wis Jan 21 Ben Superior police man was found guiltyof second de rree murder by a superior court lury in a verdict returned at a m Meyers charged with the kill ng of Police Sergeant Arthur H Zimmerman last Dec 2 will he sen tenced later this week Conviction carries a sentence of 14 to 25 GET BIG VOTE Carry Special Election by Three to One 494 Votes Cast BELMOND Jan a campaign of several weeks in which the question of Sunday movies was discussed pro and con the die was cast in favor of Sunday shows here yesterday with a vote of 379 in favor and only 115 againsl the proposal As a result of the election the owner of the local theater is taking steps to have the theater building equipped for the showing of sounc films which was one of the prom ises of the campaign The special vote came as the re sult of a petition presented to the council sometime ago seeking the changing of the present regulation barring Sunday shows Action by the council amending this ordinance is expected in the near future The vote was considered fairly since a total of out of a tic NEGRO SHOT BY RUM CHASERS Two Companions of Rum Runner Escape After Boat Sinks MIAMI Fla Jan 21 lauhng a rumladen speedboat af er a threemile chase on the Mi ami river early today coastguards men shot a Negro member of the crew and seized approximately 200 sacks of liquor Two companions who the Negro said were white men escaped Leon Saunders 28 tho Negro was shot in the thigh by Coast uardsmen Harry A Jackson of Mcket boat No 0031 as ho at empted to flee after the rum run icrhacl nosed Tinto the river bank He was taken to a hospital Tho craft sank shortly after its iccupants fled It was raised by ioastguardsmen and government slip towed to a owa Woman Files Suit for Breach of Promise WATERLOO Jan 21 Winifred Kent 46 today filed suit n district court here againstHarry H Fields seeking for al eged breach of promise Miss Kent s ucder bonds on a municipal harge of assaulting yields for whom she kept house x Will Rogers LONDON Jan you read this we will already have listened to the king Ev erybody must remain stand ing during his speech Be a good joke on us if some sen ator wrote his speech for him I got the boys all looking fair ly respectable Mrs Robinson helped me WILL ROGERS scrub Joa up Poor little Mr Morrow cant keep his silk silo on his head and General Dawes would look better if his wouldnt stay on but his old ash can pipe was never giving off more ar rogant aroma Got a real kick Monday Picked up a telephone at 3 o clock Monday afternoon and woke the family at 7 oclock in Beverly Hills Cal and got the call thru in exactly eight min utes no prearrangements at all clear as life Yours WILL ROGERS WETS PLANNING TOHAVEIHEIR Committee to Be Namec to Take Charge of Hearings By RICHARD L TURNER Associated Press Staff Writer Jan 21 militant and defiant wet bloc of the house went ahead today with plans for conducting its own hear ings on proposals for the modifica tion of the prohibition laws Under the leadership of Represen tative J Charles Linthicum of Maryland an executive committee be established to take charge of the hearings Prominent people from all sections of the country are to be invited to appear Linthicum says it will bo prepared to make sweeping investigation of condi tions and recommendations Cramton Makes Reply The executive committee like the house wet organization itself will be entirely extraofficial so far as congressional procedure is con cerned It will not have the power of subpoena and can administer oaths only with the witnesses con sent The witnesses themselves will be voluntary and are to be asked to bear their own expenses While the plansof the weta were being formulated Representa tive Cramton republican Michigan today took up the challenge of Rep resentative Sirovich of New York with its proposal that emetics be substituted for poisons as denatur ints of industrial alcohol The Mich igan member was given 10 minutes of the houses time for his reply Turn in Page 4 Column G Waterloo Ordinance Is Upheld by Court DES MOINES Jan 21 ordinance of the city of Waterloo establishing a restricted residential district was declared constitutional oday by the Iowa supreme court The ruling also held the Black county district court properly dismissed a petition for mandamus by J T Marquis to compel the to issue him a permit for a fili ng station within the closed area McNaught Refuses Offer of Indiana AntiSaloonr League INDIANAPOLIS Jan 21 he Indiana AntiSaloon league to ay was informed that Samuel Mc Maught of Des Moines Iowa had erlined to become its Buperintfind nt succeeding tlie late Dr E S humaker McNaught is 1930 Effort Need Not Be Last Attempt L i m i t a t i o n Is Continuous Problem Secretary Maintains LONDON Jan 21 dec laration that the present effort at naval limitation is not regarded as final was made here today by Henry L Stlmson the American secretary of state in his address at the opening of the naval conference in the royal gallery house of lords Naval limitation Is a continuous process he said We regard dis armament as a goal to be reached by successive steps by frequent re vision and improvement A solution reached today however perfect may not respond to conditions at a later date The chairman of the American delegation added that he and his colleagues were ready to remain in London until the problems were solved until the opportunities were grasped and until the world was given an agreement that would carry it happily on to the time when the nations could meet again in the same spirit to look over the situa tion anew Moved by Speeches We are profoundly Impressed and moved by the significance of the speeches we have just heard he said the cordial aucl hospitable welcome extended to us by his ma jesty the king and the wise analysis of our problems which has been so movingly presented by the prime minister I ant so convinced that all members of this conference share the lofty idealism that has in the twopreceding forwariiwithr event ftrgt this conference there must befa Turn to Vage 4 Column jr HUCKINSTRIAL DATE IS FEB 3 Financier Arraigned for Ob taining Money Under False Pretenses CEDAR RAPIDS Jan 21 George E Huckins pleaded not Gjuilty when arraigned before Dis trict Judge H C Ring today on a charge of obtaining 5300 from Erail Levsen of Springville former major league pitcher under false pretenses Trial was set for Feb Huckins also entered a plea of not guilty to another true informa tion and a grand jury indictment on similar charges The cases are an outgrowth of a mysterious busi less enterpriso conducted by Huck ns and his parents Mr and Mrs SImer S Huckins which is said to have paid 26 and 52 per cent divi dends NATIONS READY TO CUT NAVIES SPEAKERS CLAIM Opening Address Heard Round the World in Radio Hookup The text of addresses bj und rremleriMBc Donald will be found on page By BYKON PRICK Associated Press Staff Writer Jan 21 a call in words heard round the world the five great naval powers concentrated themselves anewx to peace today at the opening session of their long awaited conference on the further limitations of arma ments on the sea Their first meeting was I opened formally with impressive dignity Sn the royal gallery of the palace of Westminster by King George who bespoke success in ending competi tion in building ships of war Thai nations each in turn declared in elo quent phrases their readiness fonj common sacrifice in the commonj interest No diplomatic bombshell diSj turbed the solemn quietude of tho sessionfor every national nouncementwas couched in general terms and in a tone of utmost hat mony j vWhen the opening dresses which were world wide hookup had heehViftntjjS adjoiirrijiidaQ 50 BANQUETERS ARE POISONED Scores Become III After Din ner Given by Sacra mento Lodge SACRAMENTO Cal Jan 21 50 and 60 men and vomen guests at a dinner given ere last inght by Camelia City Circle No 1102 Foresters oC Am rica were reported ill from pol omng today at their homes or in ospitals Physicians at hospitals aid five or six Physicians who attended olber aaes in homes said their patients suffered considerably Dr Howard Hall city health of ficer was working on the matter today obtainingsamples of the food served at the bauquet for chemical analysis to determine the source of the poisonnig Dr J E Tales who attended six cases said it was n queer food poisoning which might be ptomaine Farm Bureau Holds Meeting FREDERICKSBURG Jan Predericksburg township Farm Bu held the first meeting of the year at the Purdy school Monday night A good crowd was in at tendance and a program was given next meeting will HOOVER WASHINGTON Jan 2ii UP President Hoover rose at 5f oclock this morning to listen infj by radio on the proceeding1 of thai opening session of tho conference on naval Gathered around the radio set with him as the words of King George V came strongly clearly in opening the conference1 were Attorney General Justice Stone of the court Dr Joel Boone white physician and Lawrence Richevfi and Walter Newton two of presidents secretaries reconvene Thursday morning at 1ft o clock in St James palace To morrow the delegates will spencUla informal discussion to clear the wav for Thursdays meeting Which will ne a private one I believe that you to whom governments have entrusted lite high mission of continuing tho laaK begun at Washington said King George are animated with single minded intentions of working nob with any selfish and exclusively tionahstic purpose but with noble Inspiration and the resolve to re move once for all this particular oni stacle from the path of ordered civilized progress In order after King George barf sounded the note of naval limitation and the removal of the evil of wasteful competition in navaj Turn to jnBe 4 Column 1 IOWA WEATHER Mostly fnlr Tuesday night and Wednesday continued cold LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather for 2t hour period endingat S oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monduy 1 Abovn Minimum in Night 17 Uclow At 8 a m Tuesday 15 Below Snowfall5 of nn inch Precipitation 03 Monday jiignts minimum of If has been surpassed only twice this winter once by a scant half degree and again by 8 degrees The wind Tuesday morning was out of the vest and the sun was trying bravely o warm things up a bit ;