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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 23, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas if PAPER Edited for the Home EDITION XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED FRKss LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 23 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 91 MAP PLANS FOR NAVY CUTS SOCIAL ARBITER W R Robbins De cides Who Is Who gt House By CHAKLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Jan 23 The Haitian situation even has rown a wrench into the social ma chinery at the white house Its a long story To begirt with away back early in the Coolidge ad ministration the presidential fam ily had no pro fessional expert at hand to decide who should sit where at the din ing room table when there was company It happened that no doubtful intricate question o f precedence arose for quite rVl R Bobbins awhile Everyone Anows a few of the simpler rules fsuch as that the secretary of 5tate stands at the head of the cab net class and the secretary of labor rt the foot of it that an ambassa OP ranks a minister that a senator f tonierthan a representative fie supreme justices never must be vlted when any other prominen ests are coming or there certain be a rumpus I 4 O HE Coolidges bore these basl T principles in mind and encoun red no serious difficulty until they sre pretty well on into their secoui eason in the executive mansion fact nothing very awful oc J thing to compar the GannLongworthy mixup Stillthe Coolidges realized that a stake or two had been lch might have been embarrass except that Mrs Coolidge wa popular that no fuss was Tdecided that a past maste at be consulted to prevent an ors In future this emergency Charles L departments of in charge of ceremonials I to act as the white houses ad Charles L Cooke isnot ex type of individual on matterbffact as anybody True he wears at all hours howeve ith his contacts he has to He bt particularly a society man If h foere he would be C Leffingwe Cooke OLwhatever his middle nam may be and not Charles L sam as ordinary folk Social forms ar business with him Due regard for all the technical jties is absolutely essential In th state departments dealings wit f Turn lo Ingc 2i Column 1 s Asked to Save Byrd Party EXPLORER MAY HAVE TO STAY ONE MORE YEAR ce Blocks Passage of Ships on Return to Homeland NEW YORK Jan 23 ice blocking passage Admiral Richard E Byrds flagship to his base at Little America an appeal has been made thru the state de partment for the aid of Norwegian whalers to help save the Byrdex pedition from spending another year on the antarctic ice barrier The New York Times which with associated newspapers is sponsoring the expedition said to day that an announcement that the flagship City of New York had reached Little America is contra dicted by CaptH H Railey man ager of the expedition and Admiral Byrds personal representative in New York The announcement orig inated with an amateur radio op erator in Washingtohville Ohio Critical Time Now On the contrary Captain Railey said the City of New York has Turn to Pnge 22 Column 1 IOWAWARMER 20 Filipinos KING GREETS NAVAL DELEGATES SIS TRAIN AND AUTO CRASH SERIOUS Eagle Grove Man Suffers Painful Injuries After Collision EAGLE GROVE Jan lautomobile of A J Kubitachek to which he and the Rev T Nolan wereriding going east on Broad way struck by a south bound freight train at the Broadway cross ing Wednesday afternoon about 5 oclock The car was bajjly demol and Mr Kubitschek received a fractured ankle three broken ribs and a bad cut on the head The Rev Mr Nolan alsohad a bad cut on the head and wasbadly shaken up but ivvas able to be taken home Mr t Kubitschek was taken to the hos plta where It was thot his in juries ho serious were not neces dangerous AUtfT HEX By Robert Quillen Ellen used to say she wouldnt never wear bloom ers but thatrwas before they got a car with a rumble seat DECLINE TO 40 Relief From Extreme Cold Coming in From West DES MOINES Jan 23 was today In contrast to the 10 to 40 below tem peratures Wednesday the ther mometers stood at from 14 below to 2 above with the mercury rising steadily in accordance with the weather bureaus edict that it shall be warmer today and tomorrow Charles City was the coldest spot reported to the government weather bureauhere with 14 below Crestqn reported a half degree warmer while Dubuque came in with a 10 below record Davenport with 8 be low Keokuk with 6 and Des Moines with 5 below were other cities re porting subzero readings Sioux City and Council Bluffs re ported zero and 2 above respective ly giving indication of the higher temperatures headed into the state from the west Still Cold In MidWest CHICAGO Jan 23 cold wave hangs on The Rocky mountain states anc the southwest after a fortnight of Turn to Pnge 22 Column 4 BLAME DRIVER FOR TRAGEDY Bus Operator Didnt Take Proper Precautions Cor oner Believes CLEVELAND Jan 23 ligence on the part of a bus oper ator who drove himself and nine school children to death at a rail road crossing yesterday and a rec ommendation that the state compel employment of two men on all com mercial and school busses were em bodied In a report being prepared by Coroner A J Pearse today The coroner will not return a for mal verdict until he hagtalked with John A Hand 68 year old engineer at the throttle of a New 5fork Cen tral fast mail train when it struck the school bus at the nearby town of Berea and took the lives of all save one passenger Hand is due here tonight from Toledo on his regular run Pearse however said he was sat isfied that lack of proper precau tions by John Taylor 38 the driver caused the tragedy which raised Ohios toll from bus wrecks to 20 dead and 30 injured in three weeks Are Guarded in City Hall WATSONVILLE Cal Jan 23 score of Filipinos were be ing guarded from possible violence in the city hall here today after a disturbance in which amobof ap proximately 600 whites armed with clubs whips and firearms wrecked the interiors of several Filipino resi dences and severely beattnelr occu pants All available police sheriffs dep uties state traffic officers and city firemen werescalled out to disperse the mob and rescueits victims To preventa renewal of hostilities SheriffCarl Abbott and his men re mainedhere thruout the night Objected to Dancing Partners Bitter feeling which had its in ception in labor problems flameo into action at the use of white girls as dancing partners in a Filipino social club at Palm Beach across the Pajaro river from here Knots of white men gathered at street corners and joined in the march on the Filipino residences in south Watsonyille Bulletswere fired thru windows accompanied by a nail of bricks and theylnfuriatecl to Page 22 Column 3 SINCLAIR DAY BOUGHT FAVORS Jail Dentist Under Investi gation for Gifts From jran 3 arged accepting valuable gifts from Harry F Sinclair and Henry Mason Day wealthy oil men Albert IE KUngy dentist in trict of Columbia jail where the men were held today was cited to appear before a special joard of inquiry Saturday morning Capt M M Anmrd superinten dent of district penal Institutions after art Investigation reported to day that Day gave Kling anauto mobile and that Sinclair presented the dentist with a wrist watch in exchange forwhat he saidwere special favors received while trie oil men were serving sentences in the jail Immediately upon receiving the report George S Wilson director of the board of public welfare set the date for the appearance of Kling before a special board EMMERSONTO AID CHICAGO Governor Takes Hand in Financial Plight of Lake City His Majesty King George of England making the address of welcometo the delegates at the formal opening pfrthe fivepower naval limitation conference in London Associated Press tele ptioto shows the king before the radio microphone which carried Ma voice to the tourcorners of the world CHICAGO Jan 23 nor Einmerson was expected to lend a hand today in the solution of Chicago and Cook countys fi nancial plight Civic leaders city and county of ficials and school board heads planned to confer with the gover nor today to press for aid possibly thru legislative action in meeting their governmental bills Theschool board was already requested aspe cial session The school board yesterday passed its budget for 1930 but H Wallace Caldwell pres ident said no money can be raised by sale of tax anticipation war rants before Feb 7 means he said that 13 200 teachers 2900 engineers and janitors and several thousand other employes of the schools will not receive any money until after that date We may even have trouble in paying them then The idea of paying Employes in scrip has been abandoned At the end of this month the city county and scho751 board will owe 40182 employes TARIFF SCORED Plan of New Tax Is Declared Indefensible by Senator WASHINGTON Jan 23 Describing aa indefensible the Od die amendment to tie tariff bill to levy a duty of six cents a pound on green and ten cents a pound on dried hides Senator Walsh demo crat Mass said in the senate today thatLthe proposal would reach into the pockets of American consumers more than any other one item in the tariff structure Resuming debate on the necessity of a hide leather and shoe tariff with indications pointing to a vote before nightfall Walsh a aid the six and ten cent specific rates would be equivalent to 40 par cent ad valor em as against ten per cent in the bill and its enactment would de stroy the leather and shoe indus tries of the United States No amount of protection on hides however much higher he said would offset the ruin to the twoindustries We would give to every other country of the world an invitation to go into manufacture of leathci goods and destroy the industry in this country All the other countries have free hides employes of Wisconsin Bank Made to Lie on Floor During Robbery BRODHEAD WIs Jan 23 wo unmasked men robbed the Jreen county bank here of about 4000 shortly after it opened today Employes were herded into a cage and forced to lie on the floor The men escaped with no one being able o tell how they got away Entering the bank about he two young menfaced Ethel Burns and Luella Newcomer em ployes and while one bandit guard id them the other went to the rear of the room and brot forward As sistant Cashier G M Swartz and another employe Elsi Dinse The fouc Were forced to lie on the floor and guarded by one bandit while the other scooped up all cash in sight The robbers strolled from the aank sirid the bank employes re frained from checking on their mode of escape because of threats they made Race Horses Burned at New Orleans Track NEW ORLEANS Jan 23 Two stablemen and an apprentice jockey suffered burns and an un determined number of race horses were burned to death in a fire which swept two barns at the tair grounds racing plant todav POLITICAL ROW RISES IN FLOYD Application Is Made for Job as Supervisor by Charles City Man CHARLES CITY Jan other outgrowth of the recent strife in Floyd county which resulted in the discontinuance of the office o county social worker and supervise of the poor became apparent today with the application of Jens Grothe local attorney to county officials for a position on the board of su pervisors in place of George San derson Mr Grothe bases his application on the fact that Mr Sanderson haa accepted the office of overseer o the poor while still a supervisor This automatically rules him ou of holding the first office accord ing to Grothe who cites the stat law stating that the acceptance o an Incompatible office by the in cumbent of another office is re garded as a resignation or vacation from the first office This statement may be found ac cording to Mr Grothe under sec tion 155 of the Iowa 2 UNMASKED MEN GET LOOT NEBRASKA MAN IS CHOSEN FOR KEANES PLACE Bishop Beckman Ap pointed Archbishop at Dubuque VATICAN CITY Jan 23 Pope Pius today appointed the Rt Rev Francis J L Beckman now bishop of LincolnNebr to be archbishop of Dubuque Iowa May Bo Few Months LINCOLN NebrJan 23 The report of the appointment of Bishop Beckman as archbishop of Dubuque Iowa was confirmed here today but little definite information could be obtained as to when he will leave his Lincoln post i It is expected however that al least two or three months will elapse before the official papers ar rive from the Vatican The cere mony raising Bishop Beckman to the office of archbishop may be conducted here to be followed short ly with tie installation at Dubuque If performed herethe ceremony be the most elaborate ever wit nessed In the Lincblh diocese Over Dozen Dioceses As archblshop at Dubuque Bishop Beckrnan yrtll have charge of nearly a dozen dioceses m Iowa Nebraska and Wyoming The appointment of Bishop Beck man as IjlsSop of theLincoln diocese was announced at the Vatican on 271923 He was thena mon slgnor at Cincinnati He had pre viously been rector of the Mount St Marys TheologicalSeminary at Norivood Ohio for 10 years Following the appointment he wasconsecrated bishop at Cin cinnati Mayl 19241 and was in stalled here on May 15 His installa tion here was conducted by the late Archbishop Keane ofDubuque who died a few months agoand whose place Bishop Beckman will take at Dubuque Had Visited Vatican For several years he has been executive chairman of the Amer ican Catholic Students Mission Crusade a movement which in cludes 14000 members and em braces more than 2000 colleges and secondary schools In 1825 he was especially commended by the pope for this work Bishop Beckman returned shortly before Christmas from an extended trip to the Vatican and thru a num ber of European countries While at tho Vatican he made his report on the progress ofthe Lincoln diocese The twentyfifth anniversary of Bishop Beckmans service as a Ca Turn f o Page ZZ Column 3 OFFICER SHOOTS DETROIT YOUTH Victim Was Disembarking From Boat When Fed eral Man Appeared DETROIT Jan 23 by a customs border patrol inspect or as he was disembarking from a rowboat atthe foot of Maple street in Wyandotte shortly before mid night Walter Grundt 27 was shot by the officer and probably fatally wounded Grundt was taken to the Wyan dotte general hospital Wyandotte police said they had been unable to learn the name of the federal offi cer who did the shooting1 but offi cers of the border patrol said that the inspector bad been disarmed and was being held for question ing by Col Helnrlch A Pickert collector of customs Grundt told police that he and a companion whose name has not been learned were rowing along the river front looking for a missing motorboat He said that neither he nor his companion was armed and that there was no liquor in the boat They decided to pull up at the Ma ple street dock he said but as he was stepping out of the boat a uni formed man stepped out and shot him without warning Will Rogers LONDON Jan the conference is synthetic Now they have decided to hold no public me e t ings The big one Monday was just a de coy Now they meet secretly and dlsarmsyn thetically We wont really hear what was done at this conference till we read one of WILL ROGERS the delegates memoirs after the next war Writers are searching for fast bouts home They have some marines here so they can just tell it to the marines and the marines can tell it to us If any American correspondent sent any news home Tuesday he made it up I dropped over to see Lady Astorstroop perform at House of Commons Why one prohibition argument in the sen ate at home would make these people thmk they didnt belong to a legislative body Yours WILL ROGERS P read of Mrs W J Bryans death There was a noble soul I have visited her at home in Florida and she mine in California A great part of our Commoner lived until she passed IOWAN ACCUSED Charges of embezzlement against Howard Clark Des Moines former candidate for the U S senate are expected to be dismissed as a result of Mr Clarks explanation to authorities dispatches Hay CHARGEAGAINST 1 a CURK LIKELY TO BE QUASHED Explanation Expected to Clear Up Alleged Difficulty TABS MOINES Jan 23 ex planation by Howard J Clark Des Moines attorney of the finan cial transatlonon which was based a charge of embezzlement of against him yesterday seemed likely to result in the quashing of the charges today The charge was brot by F L Brown Chicago lutnber dealer who claimed he was entitled to a judgment settlement obtained by the Carbondale Land company of which Clark la president and others against an Oskaloosa firm Clark explained at the county attorneys office that the judgment settlement was received by the land company and that he had sent a check for the entire amount to attorneys for the plaintiffs The attorneys turned back to the land company he said keep ing the remainder as their fee He showed records to substantiate his explanation Brown claimed that he was as signee of the land company and had not received his share of the set tlement FRANCES NEED FOR SEA FORCE IS MADE CLEAR Tardieu Calls Attention to Countrys Far Flung Possessions I i t LONDON Jan 23 twohour session of the chiefV delegates to the naval confer 3 once at No 10 Downing street j this afternoon resulted Jn tho f definite mapping of a plan of offensive ugalnst excessive val armaments Under this program the indi vlduat nations will strive to j settle their differences ono withanother while the big five or lenders of each delega tion sit as umpires or referees of the work ready to take the t field themselves and to lend a helpful hand whenever dead locks occur r ONDON Jan 23 Tardleus statement at the con ference today emphasized thegreat extent of the coast line of the mOtlf er country and the vast extent of aer colonies and other possessions for which France is responsible anti which are widely scattered thruout the world The premier particularly stressed the fact that Frances immense overseas possessions are second only to those ofGreat Britain He spoke of the urgent necessity of al ways assuring communication be tween the mother country and the colonies and of protecting also by suitable forces tradal exchanges b Frances general commerce with the colonies is rapidly and constant ly growing He refrained from any mention of naval requirements in terms of figures in his opening statement but gave his hearers tp understand that from the viewpoint of absolute needs they wouldhavc to be sufficient to take care ade quately of France and her interna tional position However the existence of a parr ticular political situation or of a special condition of political secur ity growing out of international agreements would from the stand point of relative needs brlngr about a diminution of Frances absolute naval needs Our naval requirements depend more particularly on the fact pt knowing whether in case of con flict the country can depend upon jtself only or whether an interna tional collaboration has been orr ganlzed against the aggressor na tion he said Two Duties of France Prtmier Tardieu emphasized that from a military standpoint twodu ties devolve upon France the grav ity of which it would be superfluous Turn to Pago 22 Column 2 f 8 WITNESSES YET TO APPEAR Plan Defense Plea for Man Accused of Murder in Des Moines DES MOINES Jan 23 witnesses remained today to testi fy against F A Woodmansee on trial in district court here for the murder of W F Knap Des Moines trunk manufacturer Woodmanaee sat thru yester days sessions as state witnesses described the scene of the murder Two broken bloodstained chairs Knaps stained clothing and a bloody iron bar was introduced as evidence He maintained his composure even when Carl MIsaildine county attorney tolci the jury that he ex pected the rope and the maximum penalty in case of conviction The defense Indicated an insan ity plea may be made for the de fendant cross examination of each state witness seeking to bring out possible peculiar actions of Wood mansee at the time Knap was at tacked and fatally injured IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy Thursday night I and Friday except unsettled in northeast portion possibly with snow rising ture Thursday night and In east und south portions Friday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at h oclock Thursday morning A Maximum Wednesday S Above Lowest in Night 10 Below At 8 A Sr Thursday 9 Below After a plunge of the tempera ture to the lowest point recorded in recent years the situation seemed to be in hand again Thurs day morning The minimum tenv perature was 21 degrees higher than on the preceding morning The wind continued out of the west and the sun shone brightly tho not with specially good results The back bone oC the cold wave appeared to have been twisted a bit but there was no certainty that it had been broken ;