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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 7, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for tlie Home HOME VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER OOPS ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MARCH 7 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 128 Tilson Is Riled Senate of Present Day Makes Him Sick mmROBS GOODELL BANK By CHARLES P1 STEWART ASHINGTON March 7 Col John Q Tilson of New Haven G O P leader in the house of repre sentatives is an antediluvian old tory in public life whom it is easy for even an advanced politi cal radical to like and admire very much The colonel is sogenuine He hates hy pocrisy a a d sham i This would be all right if the colonel always recognized them where it is mid dling certain that they actually are and did not appear to feel sure that he discerns them vyhere one if a trifle less conservative than him self cannot help considering him mistaken THE colonel is so constituted that bunk is inaudible to him as bunk when talked by a stand pat ter like himself if it is he pre tends not to interpret it as bunk anyway Let a progressive so much as whisper a few words of it how ever and the colonel snorts his dis gust frequently indeed pronounc ing it bunk when the probabilities are it is no such thing The colonel is sincere about it nevertheless And hypocrisy and sham are hateful for a fact when that isjan questionably what they are so the colonel is correct in principle atall events Occasionally he does some hating on which it is possible to concur with him At such times he is a great colonel he hates so wholeheartedly A MONG other things the senate presentdayvmakesjCok Plymouth Victors in Morning Session FRENCH DEMAND LESS STRINGENT WITH NEW HEAD Would Have Security More Than Demanding Lower Tonnage T ONDON March 7 of J the delegationsto the five power naval conference met today for the first time in three weeks M Aris tide Briand French foreign ter was present aschief delegate for his government instead of Andre Tardieu premier whose de in the chamber rf deputies three weeks ago led to practical ad journment of vthe conference Results of the conference however were aa muchdependent as ever upon the French delegation which a three weeks absence arrived last night from Paris French More Lenient Aristide Briand foreignminister held the reins previously manipu lated by Andre Tardieu premier Immediately upon arriving he made his presence felt arranging an early morning meeting with ister MacDonald participation in a laternference of the first com mittee at St an with Secretary Stimson al noon Of the two branches of congress the house of representatives used to lie the relatively liberal body and the senate the conservative outfit Now due to various changes in their organizations they haveflop ped around The representatives bossed by the colonel adopt conser vative policies and the senators muss them the stillpend ing longfought tariff bill The progressive senators idea is that what they are doing is a tre mendous national service There is no doubt in the colonels mind that it is 100 per cent blah ITS full of demagogs he said to me bitterly of the upper chamber one day during last springs extra session Oh yes he admitted tryingto bct fair We have demagogs in Turn fo Pngo 5 Column Bomb Found in Rear qf Chicago Night Club CHICAGO March 7 large enough to demolish the entire building was found last night in the rear of the Little club north side cabaret by police answeringan anonymous telephone call that a bomb had already been exploded The fuse had burned within a few inches of the dynamite when Ser geant Herman Dorf smothered it with his gloves but police said they thot the fuse had become discon nected and the bomb would not have exploded anyway The bomb was made of eight sticks of dynamite police said would have enough force to wreck the two story building and kill most of the occupants They believed the man who placed the bomb in the rear entrance of the club telephoned the station when it failed to ex plode AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen Ella Mae meant to keep her first husbands ashes all her life but they was in a vase an her second husband got to cigaret butts in em an now she dont know which is which came here in a more conciliator frame of mind prepared possibly to make in behalf o a naval6 C0ritiong agreement with Great Britain United States Japan and ItalySome close to the confer ence however felt that an agree ment still was in the future Kellogjj Pact Generally there was renew ec hope and optimism based principally upon the French being back and th fact that negotiations could be re sumed for the first time pince near ly three weeks ago when defeat o the French cabinet inthe chambe of deputies sent the first French delegation back to Paris v It was said here without con firmation that M Briand woul stress for securit rather than her for 72400 Turn to Page 5 Column GARNER BANDIT IN GEHWAY in Cash and Check Are Taken From Oil Station Man GARNER March mm dred dollars in cash andfour signe stolen by a banditiwh held up an attendant of a gas an oil station at the point ofa gun a oclock Thursday night at Garner Report of therobbery was received by local authorities from Deputy Sheriff Bruce Orr The robber entered the fining sta tion with a gun covered the attend ant and took the cash and checks which were in a bag He then made his escape Aside from the observation that the robber was a large man no de scription of him was obtained SOVIET WORKERS BURN CHURCH SYMBOLS STANSGAROUT OF RUNNING BY 2 6 TO 29 DEFEAT Technical Foul Forces Thrilling Game Into Over Time Period IN what is generally believed the most thrilling basketball game of the present sectional tournament Swaledale defeated St Ansgar 2U to 26 in an overtime period at tUa high school Friday morning A technical foul against Swale dale less than a minute to play tied the count at 26 to 26 necessitating the threeminute over time period In the first game of the morn ing Plymouth defeated Otranto 31 to 20 and Thornton forfeited its game to Ventura by failing to put in an appearance The SwaledaleSt Ansgar game was a battle from first to last and kept the fans in a continuous up roar Never was either team more than three points behind or ahead of the other Penny Swaledale forward r played an outstanding game being responsible for six fieldgoals and two free throws while Halyers on and Meg gi t starr ed for St Ansgar 1 Swaledale after trailing thruout the early part of the battle went into the lead with a threepoint Turn oTngc 5 Column Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS March 7 wonder Mr Foid and Mr for present conditions Been more Fords wrecked in the last few years than ever before And with all our dif f e r e n t con cotions of drink this is the age of inventions This investiga tion will run along for weeks WILL ROGEKS and hundreds will come to get their name in the papers I cant help but believe that all these Washington hearings must be sponsored by the railroads and hotels There cant possibly be any other reason for holding them Reed Smoot got the tariff on sugar raised Wednesday So that means that a bunch of senators must have got it raised on some thing they wanted Then they say there is no trading votes Yours WILL ROGERS HIGH WAY BOARD Associated Prrsi Photo towns of Bogorodsk where workers burned religious symbols they removed from churches Below Workers ara shown loading cnrt with icons which were later burned Prewitt Again Owner of Forest City Newspaper Buys It From McClure FOREST CITY March R Prewitt fpr 12 years publisher of the Forest City Summit has come back into possession of the paper He has purchased it back from Scott H McClure to whom he sold the property in August 1927 Mr McClure will remain for some time before selecting a new field it is announced in the current issue of the Summit With the prospect of remaining here for some time it hardly seems necessary to say any farewells Mr McClure writes But it can be truly said that this announcement is not made without some regrets As sociations here have been pleasant and friendships have been most agreeable Two and a half years of residence here have enabled me to acquire a growing appreciation of the advantages and the progressive spirit of Forest City IOWA RECLUSE IS FOUND SLAIN Aged Man Discovered in TwoRoom Shack at Pershing PERSHING March 7 Donkersloot 70 recluse was found slain in his two room shack on the outskirts of town this morning Marion county officials started search for William Greenhalgh who had occasionally lived with Donker sloot The body of the aged man was found onthe floor of the living room Jdtcheu by Clyde Durham 18 who had called to see him Coroner P M Roberts after a preliminary examination said death was caused by a sharp instrument which fractured his skull The blow apparently had been struck from behind Officials believe Donkersloot had followed someone tothe door and was hit when he turned toward the room The attack is thot to have taken place last night because a kerosfine lamp was still burning when the body was found today The man was fully clothed and there were no evidences of a struggle Donkersloot a former coal miner was known to have had much money Greenhalgh has lived in this vicinity for about 10 years and often bought groceries here for Donkersloot Police want to ques tion him as a material witness Dakota Flood Causes Large Farm Losses VERMILLION S Dak March7 ice gorge in the Missouri river south of her today flooded low ands in South Dakota for a distance f about seven milesalong the stream Damage was unestimated his morning but will undoubtedly run Into thousands of dollars A rescue party started from here o bring in several persons reported solated on a hill by the flood waters The gorge was just above he mouth of the Vermillion river Land across the Missouri in Ne braska was apparently little af fected by the high water The area flooded could not be readily estimated but the Missouri river was three miles wide in places while in some places the distance was believed greater The high water extended seven miles west ward from the gorge which was near the vilage of Burbank American Russian Planes to Escort Eielson Body Home RUBY Alaska March 7 American and Russian planes form ing the aerial funeral cortege bear ing the bodies of the aviators Car Ben Eielson and Earl Borland wer here today awaiting favorabl weather for a hop to Fairbanks th last leg of the flight of more tha 1000 miles from North Cape Si beria From Fairbanks the bodie will be taken by train and ship t the United States for burial Mary Pickfords tha she sayed out of a salary shows what nan be don when rigid economy is backed b frirn Ulletln HUCKINSTOBE GIVEN RELEASE Will Be Facing Trial in Cedar Rapids Next Week CEDAR RAPIDS March George E Huckins who with hiF parents Mr and Mrs Elmer S Huckins faces county grand jury in dictments charging that he obtaine money under false pretenses wil be released from the state hospita at independence not later than Mon day Robert A Stewart hospita superintendent promised Count Attorney Carl Hcndrickson today Stewart told him Hendrickson said that Huckins who has been undergoing treatment since Feb 2 for narcotic nervousness had recov ered sufficiently to allow his attor J Barngrover and R S Milner to obtain his releas after Saturday He will come to tria next week Science hns failed to bring sleep to a former European army officer but he might try rending oiir con grcssional r e c o r Star G1LMORECHOSEN FOR IOWA DEAN Former Acting Governor of Philippines to Succeed H C Jones CITY March for mer vice governor of the Philippine slands Dr Eugene Allen Gilmore ms been decided upon as the man o take the place of Henry Craig Tones recently deceased as dean of he college of law in the University of Iowa Confirmation of the appointment was made bythe state board of education in a meeting held yestcr oay at Cedar Falls The new dean is now in Washington on business A De Famv Graduate Dr Gilmore received his bach elors degree at De Pauw university in 1893 and his doctors degreejfrom the same institution in 1922 He was acting governor for the Phil ippines in 1927 and 1928 following the death of General Leonard Wood After receiving a degree of LL B from the Harvard law school in 1899 Dr Gilmore practiced in Bos ton until 1902 Later he was profes sor in the law schools at the Uni versity of California Chicago uni versity and the University of Wis cousin He acted as dean of the lat ter school in 1912 and 1913 and while in the Philippines has lectured on law at the University of the Philippines Assumes Dulles June 1 The vice governor is a former president of the Association of American Law Schools a member of the national conference of com missioners onvmiform state laws a fellow in the American Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology and a member of Phi Beta Kappa schol astic fraternity In addition he is the author of numerous law publica tions He is expected to arrive in Iowa City for n conference with univer sity officials next week and will assume his duties as soon as he can be released from government serv ice probably about June 1 Taft Continues in Valiant Fight for Life in Washington WASHINGTON March 7 The mailman carries a heavy bur den each day to the pleasant old house on Wyomingavenue in which William Howard Taft is making a valiant struggle roads of disease against the in Prom all sections of the country letters from the many ud mirers of the former president and chief justice to wish him a speedy recovery Some contain advice for his physicians and suggest sure cures for his serious maladies Mr Taft continued to maintain his insecure grip upsn life tojay altho the last report from his phy sicians was that he had shown no improvement since yesterday morn ing but had fairly well taken nourishment DICKINSON IS ON WAY HOME Plans Speaking Tour Thru Iowa Will Reach Each County WASHINGTON March resentative t J Dickinson was on his way to Iowa today to resume active campaigning for tlie republi can senatorial nomination He left yesterday to drive thru the country It is understood he plans to speak in everyone of the Iowa counties in the tour he is now beginning He expects to return to Washington for the marriage in April of his daugh ter Ruth but unless tariff compli cations arise will spend the rest of the time in Iowa Dickinson will speak all over the state but will be in Des Moines at his headquarters over the week ends Sheldon Banker Dies SIOUX CITY March 7 M Hunt 56 former well known Sioux City real estate dealer and banker died this morning in the Hunt home at Shcklon after a long illness caused by a cenpraj break down in Driving While Under Influence of Liquor Is Costly at Allison ALLISON March Moon pleaded guilty to the charge ofdriving a motor vehicle while in toxicated and was sentenced to throe years in the penitentiary sen tence suspended on good behavior He is deprived of the privilege of driving a car Mr and Mrs D L McDowell of Shell Rock legally adopted four year old Kenneth who has made hishome with them in court here Tuesday BEING AWARDED 654 Miles of 1000 Miles in Budget for Year Are Contractedj A MES March V state of Iowa today had under contract 654 miles of the projected 1000 miles of hard surface highways to be added to the primary highway system during 1930 Nearly 182 miles of paving was added to that previously contracted for by the highway commission yes terday and at the same time bids were asked for March 18 upon an additional 82 miles With mile proiect which is being readver tised for bids this brings up to 730 miles the amount formally project ed and leaves only about 270 miles and about of the pro posed 530000000 program to be let Work toward surpassing last years record of 739 miles of paving is expected to get under way early next month 4 Million Dollar Job The commission yesterday let worth of contracts in iluding those for paving 181622 miles of highways at a cost of 59143347 in Boone Polk Adams Cass Dallas Johnson Jones Mills Montgomery Pottowattamie Cednr Muscatine Jackson Union and Webster counties Because bids received March 4 were unsatisfactory it readvertised fpr bids on 14154 miles in primary highway 3 from Bedford east in Taylor county Some of the contracts let yester day will cost for 39969 miles in Dubuque Johnson Ring gold Winneshiek and Woodbury counties They went to low bidders announced Tuesday as did bridge and culvert contracts in Adnma Boone Clinton Hamilton Iowa Keokuk Shelby and Tama counties to cost Only TJnpaved Stretches Pavingof U S highway 65 north and south across the state would be completed under bids called for March 18 which include 2357 miles in that road That strip and a small mileage also in Hardln county al ready under contract are the only unpaved stretches in the road Completion of unbroken paving from Dea Momes to Centerville also would be assured Bids were asked on three stretches in highway No miles from the Warren county line to Knoxville 107 miles from Knoxville to the Bussey stub in Marion county and the strip from Moravia to the present paving north of Centerville BANDIT ESCAPES WITH 51900 IN HIS CHEVROLET Police Dog Waits in Ton neau While Holdup v Is Executed OODELL March blue eyed fair haired young bandit stuck a gun in the face of Owen Coh well vice president of the State Savings bank here just after noon and escaped with approximately An not a partici a large police dog the lone bandit kept in the rear seat of his Chevrolet sedan while he was inside the bank The car a greengray machine beariny a Sioux City license num ber sped out of towrkand headed northward Mr Conwell hurriedly gave the alarm and a local possee in auto mobiles got into action and set out on the trail of the bandit Lost Trail of Car About two miles from town how ever the trail was lost and the youthful holdup man for the time being at least had made good his escape Officials in nearby counties were I notified and a good description of s the youth was given them According to best accounts the j robbjr wore dark clothes ol QCTftf4S enttgood material gVay O cap and light overcoat Hi3 eyes were blue and his hair light Ha was about 5 feet 6 inches tall ac cording to accounts and weighed in the neighborhood of 150 pounds The robbery was consummated with ease and dispatch The young man drove unostentatiously up in front of the bank and stopped leav ing the motorlof his automobile run ning Persons in the Goodell tele phone exchange which is next door happened to be lookingout of the window saw the car drive up and its young occupant get out They were attracted to the machine by the presence of the police dog lying curled up on the back seat Glanced Up Down Street The robber stood for a moment the watchers said glanced up and p down the street walked into the bank and remained but a few min utes When he returned they Said he immediately drove off butap peared to be in no unusual hurry getting into his machine It was presumed by authorities since he hacl headed toward the north that he was making forthe east and west pavement andall towns along the highway haveibeeri notified and are on the watchiThe presence of the police dog in the car it was said would make it all the easier to spot the bandit Bridge Contract Let WEST UNION March tract to erect a 100foot steelspan bridge in the town of Elgin was let by Fayette county Wednesday after noon to the A Olson Construction company of Waterloo for The largest contract letting in volved 146 miles of paving on U S highway 60 south from U S 30 in Boone county to the Union Con struction company of DCS Moincs for This is on the basis Turn to 1aec 5 Column IOWA WEATHER Mostly fair Friday night mill Saturday except somewhat un settled Frklivy night Colder Friday night Hislng temper it lures in extreme west portion Saturday ulght LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday4tt Minimum in NightSO At 8 A M Friday32 Thursday was the type of day lowana like to get in Marchbut seldom do get Balmy breeze from the south clear skies and bright sun temperatures well above the freez ing point Friday started out as a duplicate of its predecessor except that the wind was out of the north ;