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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 23, 1931, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home c L 0 i E Fl S F M UlT OF IOWA f S V 0 I M E S I A THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION XXXVII PTVB CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JAN 231931 UN1T1UD PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 92 1 Ritchie Is Given Help Raskob Attack Aids W32 Chances of Marylander Two Face Perjury Charges in Election CHARLES P STEWART Jan 23 That there was anything deliber ately thotup in what occurred to take the wind at least temporar ily out of Frank lin D Roosevelts Al Smijhs and Owen D Youngs sails just as Al bert C Ritchies democratic pres idential craft was due to loom officially on the political horizon under a magnifi cent press of have no means of know Mr artlcican say with certainty Is are engineered intention s wonderful a mere coincidence I wily extraordinary ofrR the circumstances Wesl Ritchie has been eve i928 campaign a 193 presidential possibility so hitherto the date set for uigural address as gov NORRIS CASE IS NOT UP AGAIN HUNT TREASURE NEW YORK It obviously was for him to pro tre tored vifefp niendous effect Of couise he would have missed the effectlf he had bungled the job Turn to race i Column Seymour Charged With Lying to Nye Senate Committee f INCOLN Nebr Jan 23 Li Victor Seymour former manj ager of the western headquarters of tha republican national senatorial campaign committee at Denver to day was charged with perjury in an indictment returned here by a fed eral grand jury George W Norris Broken Bow Nebr grocer who attempted to op pose United States Senator George W Norris in the republican primary in his race for reelection last year also was indicted on a perjury charge The indictments resulted from testimony given by the two men be fore the United States senate cam paign funds investigating commit tee here last fall Lied to Committee The indictment against Seymout was that he told the committee headed by Senator Gerald P Ny last summer that he had not takei an active interest inthe Nebraskz senatorial camnsjgn and that he had nr grocers filing iaigu opponent o itil a stbryVa ftite house candidacy asa in so many TnrpvTnA TJJ UJ WANTS DIVORCE Claims to Know Where to Find House of David Treasure BENTON HARBOR Mich Jan 23 Ross Schneider who claims to know where between 5600000 and in bills of 1000 denominations lies hidden in the House of David colony filed suit in Berrien county circuit court yes terday for a divorce from her cult husband John Schneider The former business manager of the colony and confidant of King Benjamin Purnell is severing her ties with the colony where she spent a quarter of a century and askec that the divorce be granted by Jan 29 when she plans to sail for Eng land She charged nonsupport in her bill for divorce from the man whom ehe married in 1911 in one the group marriages arranged by TKing Benjamin while authorities Vere investigating relationships kvithin the colony Mrs Schneider is reported to accepted 35000 from Attor fney H T Dewhirst now head of i one faction of the colony in settle jifment of her claim for recompense for her years of service Miss Esther Marie AltoiTwhofor merly was employed in Seymours Lincoln office that he had conduct ed a straw vote in Nebraska to ascertain the most popular man to oppose the senior Nebraska senator in his campaign for reelection in the republican primary and that a political statement released by Gro cer Norris at the time of his filing as a candidate for the senatorial nomination was typed in Seymours office i Financed Other Norris W M Stebbins who at that time was state treasurer and who also was a cajKUdate for the republican Tnmo Paso 1 Column Yale Has Radio With Eye to Business Too College Deans Heard in Ribald Revelry TO DANCE NO MORE two factions led by H T whirst above successor to King Ben Purnell head of the House of David arid the ex rulers widow Queen Mary also above are racing to find a hoard which the lato ruler Is said to have buried Mrs Ada Ross Schneider former secre tary to King Ben of the existence of the money during a suit for 25 yours back pay Revenue Official Used Borrowed Money m Game Jan 23 police investigation of the swindle in which Mrs Myrtle Tanner Black lidge federal revenue official said she lost 50000 loaned her by Ed ward R Litsinger wealthy Cook county board of review member was concentrated today on an effect to find Jules Nicky Arn stein New York confidence man suspected of having been tlie au thor the plot Both police and federal agents were seeking Arnstein as one of three men who vanished with the 550000 which Litsinger lent to Mrs Blacklidge collector of internal revenue for northern Illinois and which she said she lost in a faro game with the trio in a Springfield 111 hotel Descriptions Agree Reports were circulated that sus picion was first directed against Arnstein by federal agents when they learned that he had been seen in Chicagos loop district last Mon day and that his description tallicc in some respects with one of the three men desfoibed to the Sprlng be Chi cago She said she lost paper win nings of as well as the 000 cash One of the men who said his name was George Parker was found to resemble Arnstein altho there were discrepancies as to weight and age Two Statements Conflict While Litsinger persisted in his statement that he would prosecute Tum to tnso 7 Column AUNT MET By Robert Quillen Thats the first time I ever set a mouse trap for a man but Pas gotto learn not to go stickin his finger in dark corners to find dust Japanese Flyer Plans OneStop Flight From California to Japan SAN FRANCISCO Jan 23 Zensaku Azuma Japanese aviator and Los Angeles cafe owner saic today he planned a onestop flight from California to Japan as soon as financing was arranged Azuma who learned to fly in the American air service during the war returned on the N Y K liner Tatsuta Maru from Tokio He re cently flew most of the way from Los Angeles to Tokio by way of New York and Europe The flyer said he expected to fly to Japan with a stop at Honolulu AMOSWOODCOCK IS SERIOUSLY ILL National Prohibition Chief Has Temperature of 102 Degrees BINGHAMPTON New York Jan 23 Amos W W Wood cock national prohibition director is seriouslyill with a high temper ature of 102 degrees Dr Andrew S Fritts announced this afternoon The prohibition chief was taken ill during a visit here this morning to investigate prohibition conditions and the alleged bootleg activities of Andrew J Horvatt missing presi dent of the looted State Bank of Binghampton Lord Irwin Has Made His Plans to Release Gandhi Indian Leader NEW DELHI India Jan 23 T Lord Irwin it was under stood here today already has made a decision to release Mahatma Gan dhi imprisoned nationalist leader Only the details of his removal from Yeroda prison Poona so as to avoid a public demonstration remained to be arranged SENATE OF IOWA CONFIRMS WAY Bill Proposes Change Party Nomination System in Epidemic of Rabies Causes Muscatine to Muzzle and Tie Dogs MUSCATINE Jan 23 drive to keep all dogs muzzled or astened was under way here today Because of the prevalence of rabies n this vicinity Mayor Herbert G Thompson Is sued a proclamation ordering all dogs to be confined or muzzled and nstructed police to pick up all un icensed canines DES MOINES Jan 23 Tho Iowa senate in executive sessioi today confirmed the appointment Thomas A Way of Des Moines for a four year term on the state high way commission beginning July 1 It was not indicated which of the two retiring republican members Clifford L Niles Anamosa and H A Darting Glenwood Way would succeed Th appointee was manager o Gov Dan Turners primary cam paign A measure aimed at nomination by party conventions was intro duced today by Representatives P Bair Buena Vista county and G J Van Buren Jones county fl Pftr Cent Votes Needed Under the bill no convention coui make a nominationunless the can Turn to 7 Tnltimn Markets at a Glance NEW YOHK utilities buoyant advance general utilities lead rise Foreign Exchanges Sterling improves local buying better spot situ ation CHICAGO lower cables and favorable weather lower southwest markets to lower OverRipe Grapefruit Go Hurtling at Rudy Vallee BOSTON Jan 23 Vallee crooning idol of thousands of radio listeners was greeted with two overripe grapefruit during a performance at the Metropolitan theater last night It was the final performance of the opening day of a weeks engage ment and Rudy was in the midst of one his characteristic melodies Without warning the friKt came hurtling down from the balcony Neither the grapefruit struck the singing maestro but one did strike the drummers cymbals nnd the other splattered over the stage props The audience gasped Murmurs were audible thruout the house But Rudy kept right on crooning He took no notice of the interruption until he had finished the song Then stepping to the front of the stage he addressed the audience in a mild but decided tone He took the hecklers to task for their discour tesy and added that there might be some in the audience who enjoyed lieaiing him Three young men whose names were withheld were taken into cus tody by ushers and turned over to Lhe police The show went on and the young men went to police station where n desk sergeant rend the rint act to them Vallee and the thrcater man agement declined to press charges and they were released Death Stills Dainty Form of Pavlova THE HAGUE Jan 23 today stilled forever the dainty fragile form of Anna Pavlova whose dancing stirred millions civil ized man and savage alike She would have been 16 years old Jan 31 Pleurisy and influenza contracted early this week after she had been held for hours by a railroad acci dent in a waiting train at Dijon France rang down the curtain upon a life which for 35 years she de voted to depicting in rhythmatic movement the beauty she saw around her Mndo Vain Operation With her at the end were her hus band and accompanist Victor DAndre two Dutch physicians and her own Russian doctor Professor Valerski who yesterday resorted to a pulmonary operation in a vain at tempt to save her life Death interrupted her plnns to In terpret for occidentals what she had found of grace and beauty in a re cent visit to Japan China and Asia tic countries Upon completion of this project she intended to retire fulfilling a promise that she would leave the stage while in the prime of life Died in Exile Denounced by the Bolshevik as the darling of aristocrats she died in virtual exile from the Russia ir which she was born She began hei ballet lessons at the age of 10 and achieved her first success In recent years communist influences had led even to rejection of annual contri butions 500 to other Russian dancers It was during her last visit to the United States in 1924 that she announced her marriage to DAndre her accompanist later revealing that it had taken place 17 years be fore Other details of her private life she kept secret with the plea thit the public regards the artist as an illusion and she preferred to remain so Greatest IJiiliarina She was considered the world NEW HAVEN Conn Jan 23 is station WRIGHT broad casting from Yale university by im1 thority of student ingenuity and bringing to you nightly the views famous educators Your announcer is Graham Cracker That says the Yale Alumni Weekly today is what has been go g on in the stately halls of old li for the past month Tho its per letrators are nameless and its ef ects apparently harmless its au acity has set the university by the eels Stage Set for Air It began when a sLudent In Wright hall received a radio set foi Christmas He hooked the aeria vire to a heating pipe and was sur rised to find that conversation be ween him and his roommate could e heard faintly thruout the dormi ory Presto they bought a chea nicrophone and the stage was se for the air Speakers represented as Dr A Lawrence Lowell president of Har vard Dr John Grier Hibben presi dent of Princeton and sundry deans began to broadcast most unorthodox theories Football coaches faculty members and class officers broke out in song and wisecracks The program regularly drowned out all others and became a sensation Makes It Pay But that wasnt the end of it An enterprising1 student essayed to hook up entertainment with eco nomics He attached a power tube to the radio giving it greater range and bought 30 minutes on the air He sped about town ami signed to advertising contracts nu merous tradesmen who cater to the campus The program took on a commercial complexion and the sponsors started on the road to wealth As far as the Alumni Weekly knows the station still is in opera tion What university authorities or the federal radio commission may do about it is yet to be revealed LITTLE ROCK Ark Jan This guy Hawkes is so used to going so fast in his single seated racing plane that when we kinder slowed up to 150 miles an hour in Secre tary Ingalls best twoseated plane n America why he started to get out and walk Come by here on my way to Texas because I wanted to see just low things are out in the plauta ion country Going out among it Friday The relief men here say that the need is great The city of Little Rock is fine Its not cities Its poor share croppers on cotton thats hurt worst But here is the great thing about this state Where they have been hit hardest they are going to make their Red Cross quota and help to help themselves If they can do it no other state or city can possibly have an alibi Yours Doumergue Again Seeks About for New Cabinet Head PARIS Jan 23 Ihe sev enth time in the life of thepreaenl parliament President Gaston Don mergue today cast about for strong steady hands to take the reins o the French government and hold them against the straining and bad ly teamed parties of the chamber o deputies Conferences were begun with the presidents of the chamber and sen ate and parliamentary committees for a premierdesignate to succeed Theodore Steeg whose ministry fell in the chamber last night 293 to 283 after a life of 40 days His was the eightyfifth government of the third republic The defeat came on a question of confidence posed after interpellation on the efforts of the ministry of agriculture headed by Victor Boret o fix the price of wheat in France t about 52 a bushel against 80 cnts n bushel in Winnipeg and GO ents in Chicago Pierre Etienne Flanclin minister if commerce in the succeeding cab net of Andre Tardieu and leader of he fight against M Boret and till government in yesterdays debate Pierre Laval and Senator Louis 3artbou were mentioned as possible designates Number of Relief Calls to Red Cross Grows Larger II7ASHINGTON Jan 23 Hef calls to the Red Cross for food and clothing during the past few days have been so great that Chairman John Barton Payne today said close to 1000000 people would need aid by Feb 1 Our reports today show we are caring for 587034 Payne said Our field workers in the one state of Arkansas alone estimate 550000 persons will be on the Red Cross rolls in that state byFeb 1 This Is more than onequarter of the entire population of the state Relief Is Extended Relief has been extended to n number of counties in West Vir ginia Alabama and Ohio by the na tional organization in the past few days magnitude of this task for caring for drought sufferers and the acute need for the relief fund of which the Red Cross has asked for can be comprehend ed when a comparison is made with he relief work by the Red Cross in he Mississippi valley flood In 1927 At the very height of that emer gency 600000 persons were caret or by the Red Cross Today we are helping wilhin 50000 of that number and our workers tell me we will be giving food clothing and other types of relief to almost a Justice Departments Supply Bill Passed by House TIJASHINGTON Jan 23 V senate today recommitted to its interstate commerce committee the nominations of three members ot the power commission President Hoover refused to return The senate action opened the way for a court test of their right to office The house today passed the jus tice department annual supply bill calling for an outlay of 351230000 for the next fiscal year including for the prohibition bu reau and the state department sup ply bill carrying 516631000 Wcis Tilaluliyc Freshly defeated in both branches in attempts to slash appropriations for enforcement the wets expected to augment their forces in a senate drive against the Howell bill to pro vide a drastic enCorcenl t code for the district of Columbia Senator Howell republican Nebraska stood ready to call his measure up in the senate at the first lull in resumption of the argument over power com mission nominations Meanwhile Speaker Longworth icferred thesenates ap propriation for Red Cross relief to committee for investigation One reverberation from the Wick ersham report was heard in tho senate Copelaud York introduced a measure to if move restrictions on the lion of liqtior under physicians T ncriptions ns recommended by the law enforcement commission Koiul 15111 Thru Senator Walsh democrat Mon tana pressed for action on his mo tion to refer the disputed nomina tions of Chairman Smith and Com missioners Garstuul and Draper of the power commission to the inter state commerce committee The senate passed the grcntest ballarina and ranked with ibllslcr Grisi and Tafflioni of the early nineteenth century The body of the dancer accom panied by members her family was taken today from her hotel to the Roman Catholic hospital A funeral service was held at the Rus sian church where her family mnny friends and members of tin Russian colony were present Telegrams of condolence were re ceivcd from all parts pf the world 000 appropriation bill for the agri culture department It carries 000000 for immediate road con struction work The measure now is headed to conference Testimony that there was ballot box tampering in Pittsburgh in last years republican primary WU3 given to the senate campaign funds committee by H W Bennett su perintendent of the Allegheny county election recount board Invostigate Expenses The committee is investigating the campaign expenditures of Sen ator Davis of Pennsylvania The senate banking committee appointed n subcommittee headed by Carey republican Wyoming to investigate charges lodged against Eugene Meyer Jr President Hoovers nominee for governor of the federal reserve board The nom ination Was returned to tiic com mittee yesterday A hill to provide for modernizing the battleships New Mexico Mississippi and Idaho wna approved by the house naval com mittee Turn In Tufjo 7 Column Man 108 QJdest Doctor in United States Dead SFLMA N Car Jan 23 Clarke Briggs who gave his age as 108 years and claimed to be the oldest physician in the United States died here today Beginning his medical career as a surgeon in the Confederate army Dr Brigga practiced for 63 years before retiring Tired Deadlocked Jury at Work on De Voe Case LOS ANGELES Jan 23 tired deadlocked jury went to work today with only faint hopen of reaching a verdict on whether Daisy De Voe stole S15870 from Clara Bow film it girl her former em ployer Twice yesterday the jurors re ported to Superior Judge William C Dornn that prospects for an agreement were nil but each time the court ordered them back to work They were locked up again last night after having deliberated about 30 hours Just before they retired a part of Daisys alleged confession to a prosecuting attorney was re read to them When the jurors the opinion that they would never agree any belter than Daisy nnd Clara did Judge Doran announced he would not keep them squabbling later than Saturday Deputy District Attorney David Clark said he would begin prepara tions for a new trial In the event the jury was discharged in disagree ment IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Friday night nnd Saturday warmer south central and extreme oust por tions Saturday night and ex trcnif east portion Saturday LOCAL STATISTICS weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday SI Abovo Minimum In Night 18 Abovo At 8 A M Friday 21 Above The upswing of the temperature continued Thursday and Thursday night with a high mark of 31 reached Thursday afternoon Clouds hid the sun during the forenoon Fri day and further snow appearrii within the realm of possibilities By noon however the sun had broken thru and marked melting was under way on streets of the city ;