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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 30, 1930, Mason City, Iowa 3 North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home EDIT VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COP ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAYjANUARY 30 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE J into Hie lives of the n newspaper readers There Is no jirn postage Address TieGazette Informal NO REAL VOICE Lower House Members Minus Influence 1 S H IN G T O N Jan Con gressman Albert Johnson of Wash ington should be picked up at the entrance to a dark alley early one of these mornings with his skull stove in and half a brick lying alongside him the police will know right away who did it It will be any one of aBout 305 other members of the house of rep resentatives Johnson was quoted recently to the effect that Speaker Long jjrorth Col John Q Tilson Con gressman Bertrand H Snell and the Jiembers of the appropriations com toittee are the only representatives who have a blessed thing to say f teibout legislation The others sole he added is to correspond with heir constituents contemptuous estimate of their importance or lack of seems to have pentrated to an nusual deptt under skin omehow the remarks one hears on Japitol Hill concerning Johnson vould not look well in a great fam i Not in a long time have I listened lsuch a sputtering the LongworthTilson Jinell trip the appropriations com ifjuttce members Johnson himself pd John M Robinson who has just I ifcn promoted to the senate around 15 lawmakers remain therefore I 7 no1 will be suspected in case the n I lashingtonian meets with foul play Livtytittiu in the near future i altogether cer tain that the Longworth Tilson ell Syndicate ought to be ex T on ears John s groans would fall as tet music Maybe Speaker Long th ought to be but not Snell and lilson TlUice is a good deal of the pomp fpower about Nick Longworth He not only like to be a boss he likes to be recognized as one Wise old Colonel Tilson and crafty Chairman Snell of the rules commit tee vastly prefer to do their dictat Ing without making abit of fuss Jibout it They realize perfectly that putting on airs is exactly the way to start an insurrection By calling at to them Johnson probably fretted those two fully as much as Turn to 5 Column REST CITY TO HEAR HAiMILL vAnnuai Corn Show Opens Wjth RecordBreaking I Exhibit h FOREST CITY Jan an iual grain and small grain show nas opened here with one of the ftpost outstanding exhibits in quality ijlnd size in the history of the show according to officials More than 20t exhibits have been entered Judging of the various exhibit will be done today and tomorrow A number of demonstrations will be given and talks by specialists from Towa State colloge The outstanding feature of the show this year will be an address Ay Gov John Hammill candidate or United States senator tomorrow vening AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen fl Fjj Pa says future wars cant last long on account o methods o clestruc 1 W tiontyut pedestrians keep on Vlastin diu singing P ly Sir Harry Laufie Button U T as educated in Des He lias brown Special Group STION OF ENCE Italy Renews Demand for Consideration of Its Parity BULLETIN LONDON Jail retary tho Navy Adams and Ambassador Hugh Gibson were designated this afternoon as the American members of thu special committee appointed to consider tho question how 1o measuro naviil power by total tonnage or by tonnage in cate gories ot ships Ry BYRON IKICE Associated 1rcss Staff Writer T ONDOtf Jan 30 entire i1 question of how to measure nav al by total tons or by tons in separate problem which has vexed ntfval lim itation negotiations for year was put today in the hands of a special committee by the London naval conference i This plan of treatment was adopted on the motion of Secretary Stimson American delegation head at a full session of the conferenco thelesa by plain reiterations of df verse national viewpoints Italy Objects The secretary of states proposal was accepted unanimously altho Italy gave notice that she felt her claim for parity with France should have had precedence and that she Turn o 1age 5 Column 4 FEAR FIVE ARE DEAD IN BLAST Absorption Plant of Cali fornia Oil Company Explodes FRESNO Cal Jan 30 An explosion today cckecl the new 5500000 absorption plant of the Pe troleum Securities company in Ket lleman Hillu oil field south of here killing one man and apparently trapping foulothers in the flaming ruins At least two other men were injured An explosion in a tank within the works started the fire The flames spread as burning oil from the tank splattered thru the plant Rescuers started into the ruins after the first blast but the explos ion of a second tank drove them back preventing them from recov ering the body of Charles L Phil lips foreman of the plant crew who was killed Fire fighters said bodies of the four missing men apparently were in the ruinsIntense heat prevented fire fighters from operating Three other tanks in the plant were aband oned to the flames because It was impossible to approach the burn ing plant Ileana Announces Her Engagement to Count Alexander PREDEAL Rumania Jan 30 UP Ileana 21 year old daughter of Queen Marie today an nounced her engagement to Count Alexander of Hochberg second son of the Prince of Pless In an enthu siastic speech to men and women students at a celebration here the princess said theirs was the hap piest love match The princess added humorously that the attachment was the result of a mishap of file A committee of the students later handed a gold plague to Count Hochberg her fiance who was pres ent in recognition of his sports manlike qualities Count Hochberg is the second son of the Prince of Pless a small Ger man principality and ia 25 His en gament to Princess Ileana has been rumored occasionally for several months Princess Ileana visited America with her mother in 192fi Will Rogers LONDON Jan the great debate in the house of commons Wednesday on free trade versus tariff We dont hear so much of Lloyd George as we used to but brother they heard him Wed n e s d ay What a speech Laughs logic and slow death for the opposi tion Then Lauy ROGERS office and we had tea for three Tea wasnt so tasty but that grand old fellows conversation was You can easily see how he piloted a country when they needed piloting Say that Primo Rivera resign ing without being assisted by ar tillery was unprecedented in the entire history oC dictators I had an Interview with him too about two years ago in Madrid and he struck me then as being a sen sible man who loved life Now he is the omy living exdictator Yours WILL ROGERS BODY OF DIVER IN WAtERTOr31 DAYS Efforts of Rescuers to Save Mans Life Are Useless BULLETIN MONTREAL Que Jan 30 telegram received today announced that tho liody of Peter Trans diver who liad been Iruppcd 20 feet under wa ter at tho plant of tho Ontar io Paper company it Kiivicrro Aux Oiitardes sinco Monday morning wiis lirot to tho sur face at oclock this moni iug Tho telegram received at tho companys offices hero said Tho body of Petor Trans was brot to surface this morn ing Doctors now examining body QUEBEC Jan 30 drama oC personal courage and devotion to a fellow worker enacted beneath ice chilled waters of the Rivere Aux Outardes in the dead of night held public attention today Scorning the added risk of con tending with strong arid treacherous cufrent under darkness two divers descended into a cofferdam at the village of Point Outardes last night hoping to be in time to bring Petei Trans another diver to the sur face in time to save his life He has been imprisoned under 20 feet of water since Monday morning May Not Bo Alive The rescue divers Queanel Mor ency and Lewis Begin arrived at the isolated village last night in an airplane after beingdelayed in their flight from here by a heavy snow storm The Cofferdam was con structed at the plant of the Ontario paper company in the processs of buiJdingr a power dam They imme diately descended into the coffer dam Aa telegraph facilties between here and Point Outardes are only Turn to Page T Column 3 Chamber of Commerce at Decorah Selects Haines as President DECORAH Jan the an meeting of the Decorah Cham her of Commerce this week the following officers were elected President E R Haines first vice oresiderit Dr C K Peck second vice president C Altfillisch secre tary K L Ammundsen and treas urer W F Baker At the rate people are smashing up autos in wrecks it looks as if tbe manufacturers would not run out ot work for srime time to son Journal QUITS G 0 P POST Keprcsentativo FranUlin Fort who has resigned us secretary of the republican national com mittee on account of pressure of business in congress Press of Business in Congress Given as Reason by Fort resentatiye Franklin Tort of New Jersey has resigned as secretary of the republican national committee in which capacity he has served since Herbert Hoovers nomination for the presidency In a letter lo Chairman Claudius Huston Fort gave the press oC his duties as a member of congress as the primary reason for his with drawal and added he felt free to leave at this time since the affairs of the party are in such splendid shape Huston accepted the committee secretarys resignation with a letter saying it came as no surprise but was a source of deep regret Fort was manager of Mr Hoovers pre convention campaign for the presi dential nomination and was an ac tive worker for the present chief executive thruout the campaign proper RENOS AGTiO CoOp Managers Support Presidents Refusal of Committee Job DES MOINES Jan 30 fusal of Milo Reno president he Iowa Farmers Union to accept ail appointment byGovernor Hammill to a committee of 11 on livestock marketing plans was commended in a resolution passed last night by 250 managers and representatives of Farmers Union Livestock Ship ping associations They also went on record in fa vor of establishment of concentra tion points for cooperative mar keting of livestock the sales con trol and management of which would be supervised by the central marketing agencies The group formed a temporary organization and announced it would meet again in the near fu ture Funeral for Small Baby Will Be Held at Grafton GRAFTON Jan 30Dorothy Schmidt infant daughter of Mr and Mrs Alfred Schmidt Jr died at their farm Tuesday eve ning death rclng caused ry brori chitis and whooping cough Funera services will be held Friday after noon Madrid Cops on Guard for Student Riot MADRID Jan 30 armed police patrolecl the streets of Madrid today prepared to curb re publican manifestations and demon strations by students and others opposed to the premierdesignate Lieut Gen Domaso Berenguer Possibly in view of the elaborate precautions the city was quieter than at any time since resignation Tuesday of Gen Primo de Rivera for six years Spanish dictator Crowds collected in many places to discuss rumors of selections to the new cabinet of General Berenguer but they were orderly and showed no disposition to side with more radical students who Wednesday fought with the police Persons close to Gen Berenguer said he hart completed a list of min isters for submission to King Alfonso the list depending however on acceptance by Francisco Cambo of Barcelona of the finance post Cambo who was finance minister in a former liberal government told newspapermen he did not intend to accept the treasury post but it was thot he would under certain condi tions The tentative cabinet Premier and minister of Domaso Berenguer Benilo Marzo Cambo Sangro Y Ros Do 1 De La Mortera Carvia Public instruction and fine arts The Duke of Alba E MEN DIE Three Others Critically In jured in Premature Blast ASHLAND Ky Jan 30 Three men were killed three criti cilly injured and one loss seriously hurt in a premature explosion of dynamite on a railroad construction job in this city today All were members of a railroad construction gang on the Chesapeake and Ohio railroad The bodies of Beech A Wellman Charles Scott and a man whose last name was Conlcy were removed from the debris The men were engaged in shoot ing down a cliff along the railroad when the premature explosion oc curred The names of the men buried were not ascertained Police and firemen assisted by volunteers and railroad employes as sisted in the rescue work Elder Huckins to Be Ar rested When He Attends Hearing MADISON Wis Jan 30 Extradition of Elmer S Huckins finance wizard of Hancock Wis was granted late yesterday by Gov Walter J Kohler Huckins is wanted at Cetlar Rap ids Iowa to face charges of ob taining money under false pro tenses thru the operation of business which is said to pay from 26 to 52 per cent dividends Extra dition of both he and his wife Amelia was sought by Iowa au thorities but no action was taken in the latter case County Attorney Carl Hendrick son and Sheriff Harry Manchester of Linn county Iowa were at Wati toma awaiting the appearance of Huckins who will answer a fugi tive from justice warrant there today Theyare expected to place him under arrest when he appears in court George E Huckins a son and partner in the business is unddr bond at Cedar Rapids awaiting trial on ilio same charges Whether further Icgnl action wili be taken to obtain the return u Iowa Mrs Jduckins is unknown Treasurer of Checker Cab Company One of Mur dered Men CHICAGO Jan 30 night of violence that began with a 000 bombing and carried on with a angster ambush came to a tragic end early today a double mur der The bomb most terrific In the memory of wrecked a large one story brick Building housing a wholesale groc ery company on the northwest side Eight persons were injured and buildings for blocks around were damaged Shortly afterward Johnny Genaro pal of gang lords and with a repu tation of his own stepped from a club on the edge of Chicagos China and Twentythird into a two man ambush and was shot probably fatally The men stood within three or four fee of him took careful aim and emp tied their revolvers They drove away in a small car as Genaro lay unconscious In the street The Rogers Park residential sec tion became scene pf the night s appspipgferfine Mitchell treasurer of the Cheqke Taxicab company and George Jack son a cab driver for the company were found shot dead in Jacksono cab at the intersection of Farwel avenue and Ridge boulevard Several bullets had been fired into Mitchells body which lay sprawled grotesquely upon the rear seat Jackson was shot as he sat at the wheel a bullet entering his head behind the right ear The door by his sidewas partly open and his left leg was partly out as tho he had been about to step from the ma chine Police had slight clews to any of the crimes The bombing followed the receipt of lettersdemanding money under threats of death In the case of Genaro detectives stid lie hart so many enemies it is bard to say which of them might have tried to kill him Tho taxicab murders were even more mysterious Williamson Measure to Change Enforcement Sent to House WASHINGTON Jan 30 unanimous consent the house ex penditures committee today ordered favorably reported the Williamson bill to transfer the prohibition en forcement bureau from the treasury to the justice department with amendments The measure was amended to permit the treasury department to issue permits for the withdrawal of industrial alcohol under regulations to be prescribed by the attorney general Under the original provision the secretary of the treasury and the attorney general would have drawn up the regulations jointly The bill also was amended to change the name of the new bureau of industrial alcohol and narcotics under the treasury to the bureau of industrial alcohol This action was taken Chairman Williamson of the committee said in order to prepare a way for the other measures now under consideration for the setting up of a separate bureau to handle permits dealing with narcotics un der the treasury department Pantages Loses His Third Attempt for Freedom Under Bond LOS ANGELES Jan 30 third attempt of Alexander Pan tages multimillionaire showman convicted of a criminal assault to gain his liberty on bond failed to day At the same time Superior Judge Frickc denying the petition for bail prefaced his decision with a fiery denunciation of alleged at tempts by members of the theater mans family to influence the court BISHOP DEAD By Ilio Associated Tress Tins fllost Ilov Charles Pul mcrslon Anderson president bishop of tbo Episcopal church who died at his Chicago homo Thursday morning EPISCOPAL HEAD IN U S BISHOP Chicago Churchman Suc cumbs After Brief Illness rHICAGO Jan 30 Mos V Rev Palmerston Ander son Presbyterian bishop of th American Episcopal church died to day Death came at n m the re suit of a heart attack nine days agr from which the bishop never rallied He was 64 years old Bishop of the Chicago diocese fo a quarter of a century he had been raised to the primacy of his church only two months ago His health been apparently good despite weak heart until the fatal attacl Jan 21 a few clays after Bishop An derson had returned an eastern trip Mrs Anderson and their fou daughters were called to the bed side early this morning The passing of the Episcopal primate loaves hi church without a head and his dio ceso without bishop or coadjuto bishop an election of coadjutor bis hop who would one day succcei Bishop Anderson was formal called only yesterday for the dio cesan convention here next Tueadaj A special meeting of the house o Bishops will be necessary to choos a new presiding bishop since n provision is made for au automati succession Bishop Anderson had been elect ed at such a meeting last Nov 13 i Washington after the death of th Most Rev John Gardner Murray o Oct 3 He assumed his duties imme diately and plunged forthwith int the strenuous double duties of pre siding over diocese and church a large INDICT IOWAN Speed Mines Being Hel for Robbery of Bank at Quimby CHEROKEE Jan 30 ter Speed Hines today faced penitentiary sentence for allege bank robbery He was indicted last night by th Cherokee county grand jury oa charge of participating in the rob bery of the Qtiimby State THIS and Savings bank Jan 3 Hlnea a former resident oC Ter ril was arrested at Spencer recent ly by State Agent Hi Yackey an Cherokee county authorities Henry Ford has bought an ancien popcorn wugon Henry is evidcntl getting the stage all set for a fe nice comfortable evenings before winter I 1EN TRiES TO BBaii I Iv Argument Over Return of Letter Causes Gun Play 1ENDOTA III Jan 30 IT Rev J A Wilson 60 year old lethodist pastor was held today or the shooting of two persons and a subsequent unsuccessful attempt o kill himself Neither Amos Elliott church anitor nor Elliotts wife was seri isly wounded With Wilson they were taken lo a hospital but a night under the care of doctors nade possible their discharge to day The pastor accompanied by Mrs Wilson went to the Elliott home ast night and demanded the return of a letter which the minister be ieved Elliot was usingto injure him amorx members of his cdngregalion Police understood the letter was written by the minister to v woman member of the church but tljitifc was innocent in itself Upon Wilsons demand thCjJanN tor surrendered the loiter A mo ment later Mrs Wilson paid Hot suddenly grabbed for it Polices information was that the pastor drew a revolver firing first at HXn liott and then at Mrs Elliott was grazed by a bullet Mr and Mrs Wilson th fhearto Ilia police knocked1 at tha door The minister turned the pistol on himself firing several shots but Inflictingonly two scalp wounds Thn minister was ordered kept under guard at the hospital until formal charges can be prepared GIRL FLEEING BANDIT Child Injured in Leg as She Tried to Get Out of Line of Fire DETROIT Jan 30 A High land parlt school girl was wounded nt n m by employes of lha Peoples Wayne county bnnlc branch at Hamilton and Glendale avenues who were firing after a man who had entered the bank held up a teller and escaped with The man escaped on foot with tha The wounded girl Is Georgia Edwards 5 She was shot in the leg as she and her mother tried to get out of the line of fire She was taken to a hospital 13 Wright County Banks to Have Official Funcfs HUMBOLDT Jan Members of the board of supervisors in reg ular session selected 13 banks ot Humboldt county to be used as de positories for the Humboldt county funds to the amount oC SSSOOOO Towns represented include Renwick Goldficlcl Liuverne Thor Hardy Rutland Uvermorc Bode Gimiora City and Humboldt IOWA WEATHER Unsettled Thursday night slightly colder in ensfc and south portions Friday mostly fair sonicwhut colder in ex treinc east portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning maximum Wednesday 18 Above Minimum in Night 8 Above At 8 A Af Thursday 10 Above Well well well After Ifi night of subzero weather the tempera ture Wednesday night was no lower than 3 above Come on you robins and cardinals Springis at hand ;