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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 6, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI tmm CENTS AhbOOlATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE HOME Production Is Reduced Iowa Plants Report Less Volume for Month By RADFOBD E MOBLEY Staff Representative WASHINGTON March ISlec tnc power production by Iowa pow er plants showed a slight drop in January from the December level and was less than the total produc tion figures for January of last year according to figures made public here today by the depart ment of the interior Iowa plants produced 111504000 kilowatt hours of power during January or a decrease of 11 ner cent over the total production for 3 January 1929 The total production December was 113312000 K W H and for November 127760 Production by fuels in Iowa plants was slightly less last month than during December hut above the November totals Total fuel production of power was 67529000 K W H in January 69100000 in December and 65396000 in No vember Production by water power WFS 43973000 K W H last month power production was 44 212000 K W H in December and 62o64000 the preceding month Production of electric power for he west north central group of itates including Iowa was slighlty lelow December levels last month MASON CITY IOWA 6 1930 PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWs SUPPLEM NO 127 SCRAP 3 SHIPS seven states in this sroup oro CEd 494710000 K W H in Jan ry as against 504016000 K W in December November produo i for this group was 493975000 C W H Totals for January were 5 per cent above similar totals for January 1929 HUCKINS TRIAL TO BE TUESDAY ifounger Financial Wizard Will Be Released From x Hospital BEAU BRUMMEL OF GANGLAND IS SHOT TO DEATH Body Riddled Like a Sieve Found as Mc Erlane Said CHICAGO March 6 Dingbat Oberta Lhe beau brummel of gangland who vainly courted politics back of the yards was ferreted out by his enemies last and like a Sam the shadow Malega Oberta s bodyguard and chauffeur was also taken on the ride that re moved Casten Bail Is Refused CONDEMNED MANS GOODBYE the George E of obtaining money under ise pretenses in connection with peration of a business said to have laid investors 26 to per cent feterest will begin here next Tues ay accordingto County Attorney arl Hendrickson J Informed by officials of the state pspital for the insane at Independ nee that Huckins will be released s cured of an alleged narcotic nerv usness on Saturday county offi ials moved today to return bun to inn county jail from which he was smoved for treatment several eeks ago Huckins was under reatment for the affliction when Sweated at alilissouri health resort WJst December VJElmer S Huckins father of Ufeorge is under joint indictment iVith him in connection with opera hons of their mysterious business rle is in Wisconsin awaiting ruling f officials at Wautoma on habeas Corpus proceedings to prevent his Ifemovat to Iowa Decision is exnect f d March 18 moved the Dingbat from south side beer business Police recalled that hardly more than a week ago Frank McBrlane the Tough One cried out The war is on McBrlane had just been attacked by gangsters as he lay already thrice wounded on a hospital bed He refused to tell police who shot at him but he did warn When you find some rat lying in a roadside ditch his body riddled like a thats McErlane get ting even ilose Rapidly Thus was the Dingbat found his body was slumped in the front fa Page 14 ON STAND BEFORE SENATE COMMITTEEMEN Farmer Manufacturer and Society Woman Assail Wet Issue cutlon tasessnient Board to Meet on Friday DBSMOINES March 6 board of assearaent and review IJid the Iowa legislative committee m revenue and taxation will convene tomorrow to discuss taxation plans to be presented to e naxt general assembly Further discussion of the proposed come tax measure now in the pro ss of preliminary study and an quiry into corporation taxes and tablishment of the office of unty assessor as a substitute for e system of township assessors e scheduled to come before the nference A U N T H E T By Robert Quillen V Ezra didnt get much education to speak of fie pst went to school one day jftn just learned that o one letter WASHINGTON March 6 Appearing in rapid succession a farmer and a manufacturer took the witness chair of the house ju diciary committee today and warm lyi endorsed the eighteenth amend ment Waiting to be heard as soon as they concluded was Miss Ruth K S Strawbridge of Philadelphia who has been turned to by the friends of prohibition to combat the con tention of the wets that fashionable society especially the younger gen eration in many instances chat over the cocktail glass instead of the teacup North Dakotan Testifies First to be heard today wasRep resentative Olger B Burtness of North Dakota one of the republi cans who went against the wishes of Calvin Coolidge and supported the equalization fee principle of farm relief embodied in the rejected Mc NaryHaugen farm bill He said working men of his state now were drinking milk instead of liquor that agricultural conditions m North Dakota had not been ag gravated by the dry aw and the state had prospered under 41 vea of prohibition Patrick H Callahan of Louia ville Ky chairman of the central cooperative committe for prohibi tion enforcement was next to testi Washington London Torn by Labor Riots roJice Use Tear Gas to Dis perse Throngs in Capital fy He asserted that prohibition had Turn o Pngo 4 Column Bodies of Three U S Soldiers Returned From Archangel Area NEW YORK March 6 Bodies of three American soldiers casualties of the Archangel cam paign in Siberia were transferred today from Hoboken N J to the army base at Brooklyn They ar rived last night on the steamer Pipestone County One was the body of Carl Christ man mechanic Company K 355th infantry of Alexandria South Da kota The bodies were found in the tror en swamps of Siberia by govern ment agencies and probably will he the last to be brot home for Duriaj Seventyfive bodies most ol them soldiers who lived in Michigan brot here last November LONDON March 6 CIJ men were injured tn a skirmish with police tliis afternoon dur ing a demonstration of unem ployed attended by more than 3000 persons on Tower Hill ad joining the famous tower of London WASHINGTON March e upPo hce used tear gas today to dis perse a gathering of unemploymen day demonstrators in front of th white house Several were injured in a stniggk with the police when Bert Law rence leader of the demonstrators climbed to the top of the iron fenc separating the white house grounds from Pennsylvania avenue and at tempted to speak Ftfrccd Off Fence The police construed this attemp as a violation of President Hoovers instructions which said that there was tabe no interference so long as the demonstration confined itself to the public street Two policemen forced Lawrence from the fence back to the side walk A of about 18 years wear ing aflamirigred sweater grasped one of the from behind and a general melee started The youth jn red fell with the policeman to the pavement and another policeman pulled his revol verand released a charge of tear gas into thedemonstrators lUoters Are Arrested They fled in all directions at once but theclose packed group of spec tators prevented their dis persal Six of the leaders in the fight were arrested immediately and escorted to a patrol wagon The placards carried by the demonstra tors were torn from their hands and trampled by the crowds Those arrested were taken to police headquarters while the re maining group To Buy Radio BLUE EARTH Minn March The local Business and Profes sional Womens club is sponsoring the placing of a radio in the city school A small balance is needed I to complete the fund Brookhartto TakeNoPart in Campaign WASHINGTON March nouncement of Maj Frank J Luud of Webster City as a candidate for the republican senatorial nomina tion yesterday drew only the com ment that Im hands off from now on from Senator Smith Brook hart today Brookhart is understood to be def initely committed to the candidacy of Representative L J Dickinson It is known he feels Dickinson is fairly certain to win in the primary fight altho he will not be quoted regarding the matter j The decision of Lund his former campaign manager to enter the race would seriously complicate Brookharts allegiances if be took any active part in the campaign it is pointed out His recent attack on the former assistant secretary of war Hanford MacNider and Senator Steck is also regarded here as an indirect assault on Governor Ham mill altho he did not mention the latter by name Henceforth how ever Brookhart indicates he will have nothing to do with the battle SUNDAY MOVIES MUST BE TALKIES Garner City Council Takes Issue With Citizens Club GARNER March At the reg lar meeting of the town council a from the Citizens club recently put across a referen um in favor of Sunday movies sked that the ordinance against he Sunday movies be recinded In their response the council re ninded the committee that it had cen distinctly stated that talkies PARENTS AWAIT MURDER TRIAL Pleas May Start Before De corah Court onN Monday BULLETIN DECOKAH March hail bonds raised hero last night by relatives of Mr nnd Mrs Walter Casten ac cused of poisoning their ter Romeldn 14 were refused by County Attorney E 1 Shcn claimed that some ot the x securities were not of sufficient value Efforts are being re newed today by relatives to procure the funds DECOKAH March 6 mony that Walter Casten held with his wife in connection with the death of their daughter Romelda 14 last November 23 purchased poison at a drugstore here three weeks previous was presented at a closed coroners inquest county of ficials revealed today The evidence taken at the inquest was made public this morning for the first time and showed that six nearly empty bottles poison were found in Caatens home The drug gists records indicated Castea had Wiling the testimony discloSeuT When first questioned Casten was said by of ficials to have declared there was no poison in the house Castens brothers today were at tempting to raise bond for the couple and said they were confi dent of getting sufficient funds by night Judge W L Eichendorf intimated the case would be called next Mon day when the petit Jury is sched uled to return C N Houck attor ney for Mr and Mrs Castcn ob jected to this as giving him insuf ficient time to prepare a defense Court attaches this morningindi go over to The date will be set next Monday waen court reconvenes The indictments charge the girls death was caused by poisun ad ministered so the parents could collect insurance they had taken out five months before her death last November No degree of murder is specified The couple who moved to Decorah from their farm home near soon after their daughters death were given further time to plead when taken before Judge W L Turn to 5 Column 4 Eichendorf yesterday and are ex pected by their attorney to enter pleas Monday Investigation into the girls death was started when Coroner J St Turn to Puge II Column Chapin Quintet Beaten in First Game 28 to 23 The Chapin high school quintets participation in the sectional high school basketball tournament which started m the local gymnasium Thursday afternoon was brief when the Carpenter five took the fighting Chapin FIRE ENVELOPS LAD AS HE PUTS OIL IN FURNACE Mother Burned While i Attempt to Rescue Him in cated the case the May term HEAN FRANKE 4 year old son of Mr and Mrs JU V Franke died at a local hospital Thursday after noon from burns suffered when ho threw oil in the furnace of his home earlier in the day Arrangements for the funeral have not been made The body was taken to the Meyer funeral home Mother in Hospital The boys mother who suffered from burns she received in an at tempt to rescue the boy and ex tinguish tha names is confined to the hospital At about in the morning Dean was in the basement and threw oil from a small can in the door of the furnace which he had opened At once flames leaped out of the furnace to the boy following the path of the oil and encirclinp him Boy Is Mass of Flames On hearing his cries his mother and Alpha Kallestad who lives in the same house as Mr and Mrs FranUe 215 Jackson avenue southwest rushed downin the cel larTbe smallboy was a muss flames His mother rushed up to him and attempted to beat out the flanks Then she and Miss Kalles tad wrapped a coat about Dean was hurried to Mercy hospital where it was also found that Franke suffering severe burns T burned I X because of the intense heat Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Ca March wets have just shown that you can get a drinl and its bad for t h o country Now the drys start and will show that you cant get a drink And its good for the country In the m e a n t i m e there is at least ninety million living in tha WILL ROGERS country that its not affecting in any way and that wish both sides would shut and go to work If papers announced that they would quit printing either side said the ninety million would feel so relieved that tlwjy would celebrate with a grand spree and then sober up for the rest of their lives Yours WILL ROGERS OF MILK FIRM Committe Appointed to Canvass Group Mem bership and vereely burned on the face his hair was singed Mrs Franke suffered burns on her hands and arms resulting from her efforts to extinguish the flames about the small boy Von Tirpitz Once Naval Hero Dies and equipment of Milk1 company the r Bavaria March 0 Alfred Von Tirpitz lord high admiral of the German navy during the war and father of uernmnys sucmarine warfare died in a sanatorium here at 230 a m after a brief atack of bronchitis He would have been 81 years old March 19 The aged graybearded warrior who sometimes was termed a Ger man Odin or war god of the seas was in good health until early in February when the bronchial ail ment took him down He seemed to recover but when his heart action became weak he was brot Feb 10 from his home at Feldafing on the banks of Starnbergrer lake to this place a suburb of Munich Producers North Monroe avenue The plant which went into re ceivership several months ago has been ordered sold by April 1 it was announced at the meeting C A Kiser president of the as sociation appointed a committee made up of Frank Emmert Ed Giles Earl Kellogg Ralph Dunn C H Sears and J S Meehen to make a canvass of the membership for stock subscriptions with which to finance the project Start Raising Money The committee raised a substan tial amount at the meeting and will continue the canvass until all of the 22G members in the organization have been seen The purpose of the organization plant and be Is to purchase the was 20 until opener from the boys 28 to 23 of Carpenter was were the condition promise to descind on which aq made the The game grew exciting at the last with tie scores and with the final result in doubt until the gun The Chapin quintet after an op parent bewilderment at the start and an ability to commit personal fouls put up a smooth offense too much Merkel for Carpenter and R Kep hart for Chapin were outstanding stars Carpenter took the lead early and held it until near the end of the game when Abrams tied the score at 22 and 22 Hollatz put Carpenter in the lead with a basket in the closing minutes Algona Is Winner HUMBOLDT March ing in the second annual junior high school declamatory contest with three students frdm Algona Eagle Grove and 7Tumboldl compet ing at tach of the three towns at the same hour Algona with seven From the time he he broke vith the kaiser in 191G Admiral Von Tirpitz life was one of moat intimate association with the German navy In 897 he became secretary of state for the imperial navy and holding it tintil his quar rel with Wilhulm generally is given credit for instigating and organiz ing it to its high peak of efficiency He and Wllhelm were said to have come to the parting of the ways on the very submarine warfare which afterward led the United States into the war and probably contrib uted greatly to Germanys eventual defeat Wilhelm was for a less vig orous submarine offensive than Von Tirpitz In his last years at a small villa on Starnberger lake Admiral Von TIrpiti liked nothing better than the company of a few genial com panions his guests came from all parU of the world He was father of two sons and two daughters born of his happy marriage with Marie Lipke equipped to sell butter cream milK and other products In order to operate the plant and sell stock ii was necessary to change the ar ticles of incorporation from one on eratmg under the collective bar gaining law to an association oper ating as a cooperative stock cor poration Attorney W A Westfall presented this phase of the pro posed change to the members pres Ocun Marston IreHciit Among the members present was ueau Alison Marstou of Iowa State college Ames who subscribed for stock in the organization It was stated at the meeting that the receivership of the Producers Milk company owes members of the association about for milk sold there in January CIRCLES ARE SURPRISED BY NEW OFFER American Agrees to Re duction of 200000 Tons of Armament BULLETIN PARIS March 6 French delegation to the naval conference headed by AHstlde Brlund foreign nilnistcr in the new cabinet of Andre Tardicu left hero at noon today for Ixm don Their chief M Tardicu received an ovutton at the railr road station as lie hade them farewell r ONDON March 6 ment by Secretary Henry L Stimson that the United States is willing to reduce its sea armament by more than 200000 the fleets oC the other naval powers aro reduced the principal topic of discussion in naval confer ence circles today Jn a surprise announcement Colohel Stimson said There seems to be an impression that the work of the American delegation at this conference is likely to result in an increase instead of a reduction in the tonnage of the navies of the world The surest way to answer that is to give such results as seem to be witliin reach upto datr Proposes Big Induction A plan which in its earieuUiis ap pears to be acceptable to and GreatrBritaln for neY reduction in tonnage of the Ameri can fleet in capital ships cruisers destroyers and submarines built building or appropriated for of over 200000 tons and an evun larger re duction on the part of the British fleet If the vessels authorized but not commenced were concluded in exist ing fleets the amount or reduction would be much greater Of course these reductions are contingent upon some reductions being made in the fleets of the other powers Question Figures Reaction to the statement was varied Many were puzzled at Colonel Stimsous did not see how he reached it One close conference observer said the nunciamento was intended for Turn o IIIRC Column pro the VOELPEL GIVEN YEAR TERM FORMER HEAD OF YALE DEAD Arthur T Hadley Succumbs While on Tour of World Clinton Man Immediately Appeals Case to Su preme Court CLINTON March 6 ng a decision in district court today verruling the motion for a new Edward W Voelpel was sen cnced to serve an indeterminate crm of one to eight years at Ft Iadison and to pay a fine of ir manslaughter Voelpel was con cted two weeks ago for causin ie death of Mrs Ella P Daniels in ecember 3027 in an automobile Elision 1C was his third trial No ce of appeal to the supreme court as at once given and a S15000 otid furnished Wea KOBE Japan March 6 Arthur T Hadley 73 president emeritus of YnJc llmversity nl here today aboard the died roundthe world tourist ship tralia The Empress of Australia which i Ur Hadley boarded in New Yoric A Jld at Mdse is said to last Dec 3 for a world IOWA WEATHER Unsettled Thursday night iml Friday Probably ruin or anon Colder Friday and in cx trcnio west pnrtion Thursday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 2 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 40 Minimum in Night M Thllrsduy be a 637000000 to 1 shot and that Just about the right odds for a wa oy ui nny one CISC J 1 Washington Louisville docked yesterday Pncumnnio I tour cruise from China tbc ;