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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 11, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home HOME EDITION VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASKD W 1KB SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MARCH 11 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SEKV1UB NO 131 Row Over Lame Ducks Senators Sit Calmly as Argument Goes On PASS BY Ey CHARLES f STEWART ASH1NGTON March Lame duck senators may be just as undesir able as of progressive poli tical ideas con tend A tolerably good case can be made out against them anyway After a new lawmaker has been elected in November it cer tanly seems like a long time for him to wait while the one he is to supplant hangs on to his seat until the en suing a whole three month session oE congress Perhaps it was all right in the old days when the trip to Washington had to be made by stage coach but it is perfectly ridiculous now when it can be made by airplane Thepeople are entitled to be rep resented by the men of their most uptodate choice as soon as the latter can get here And of course the same sort of a case can be made out relative to the members of the low house of con gress as well as the senators Lame duckism merely is not quite so no ticeable among the representatives becausethere are so many of them that the cripples are lost in the crowd In the senate they are con spicuous A Lb of which is not a new argu ment The only point in repeat ing it is to wonder why such a row is made about the presence of lameduck senators whereas no row whatever is raisedabout the prolonged presence of senators who occupytheir seats on the strength of appointmentsfrom theirgoyer Waterloo Man Sought for Slaying at Owatonna ANAMOSADOORS HAVE CLOSED ON GOODELL BANDIT Musselman Was Taken to Reformatory by Sher iff j s Ross That he waselected originally Some years ago the voters grew tired of having their senators picked Turn to Page PARDTYSTUDIES FRENCH DEMANDS Delegates Pessimistic Over Requirements of M Briand LONDON March 11 and French experts attached to the fiye power naval conference today minutely examined French demands for a navy of 724000 tons by the end of 133G American experts acted only as observers The situation with refer ence to the informal demand of Aristide Briand foreign minister for a pact guaranteeing French se curity in return for a slash in the 724000 ton navy figure was ob scure TheBritish hope that eventu ally the demand may be slashed to a total of about 550000 tons Importance of such a slash can best be visualized when it is con sidered that Italy demands parity with France that Great Britain de mands corresponding greater pow er than France and that the Anglo American figures agreed upon in the Hoover MacDonald Rapidan conferences will have to be greatly increased unless the French come down In most conference circles con siderable gloom existed with re spect to the situation but some of the American delegation were not so pessimistic believing that mat ters would be straightened out be fore long 1 pARNER March Mus vJ selman 19 Goodell bank bandit heard the doors of the reformatory at Anampsa clang behind him last night as he entered to start a 20 year sentence pronounced just four days after he had staged his first holdup The Eagle Grove boy was taken to Anamosa by automobile lasi evening after sentence had beer pronounced in the afternoon b Judge J J Clark presiding on tin Hancock county court bench Mus selman entered a plea of guilty thru a county attorneys informa tion Following his capture in a De Moines rooming house by police Sat urday morning Musselman was bro to Britt where he spent two night in jail On the way to Britt how ever the party stopped at Goodel and Musselman showed the offi cers accompanying him just how th robbery was performed He was brot to Garner yesterda afternoon entered a plea of guilt sentenced and was on his wa to a20year sojourn at Anamos beforanight Musselman according to report from Eagla Grove had incurred th displeasure of his relatives thru h series of escapades He had bee expelled from school and recentl had been connected with liquor dea ing exploitations HAMMILL ADDS INDORSEMENT Governor Advises Hoover to Select Kenyon as Judge MR COOK FREE QUITS PRISON Byrd Party Confused at Civilization Mi His sentence of five years In the federal penitentiary at ILcaven Kans nt an end Dr Frederick Cook who claims he discov ered the North Pole in 1008 smiles ns he leaves the prison gates DUNEDIN N 2 March 11 Somewhat confused by automobiles and streetcars after spending more than a year in the snowbound and desolate loneliness of the Antarctic Rear Admiral Richard E Byrd and the members of his expedition to day renewed acquaintance with civilization while the tmrque City of New York went on drydock for lefitting preparatory to the party tesuming its journey to New York After dodging automobiles Mau rice Hanson chief radio engineer said that previously he had thot New York was the largest city in the world but since his return here yesterday he could not help but think Dunedin which has a popula tion of about 85000 was the hub of the universe The ships were deserted by the party and the members have tak en up residence in hotels where comfortable chairs and rich foods are receiving special attention A round of receptions has been pro vided in honor of Admiral Byrd and his party Admiral Byrd declined to divulge any important conclusion he reached after his exploration in the Antarctic He stressed the impor tance of the flight during which be discovered and surveyed 280000 square miles of previously un mapped territory and rated his per ilous flight over the South pole as HUSBAND THOT TO HAVE KILLED MRSMARYDYER Woman Saw Man Run From Nursery With Pistol in His Hand OWATONNA Minn March 11 V middle aged man was sought by city and county officials today as the slayer of Mrs Mary E Dyer 4a formerly of Waterloo Iowa night attendant at the nursery of the state public school here Police of Waterloo were asked to search for thewomans husband Tom Dyer from whom she was es tranged Dyer a pipefitter at the Illinois railroad shops there was said by Waterloo officials to have been absent from his work since last Thursday He formerly was a patient at the state hospital for the insane at Independence Iowa The husband is wanted for question ing A description of the slayer was given to police by Miss Louise Daw son helper at the school She said he was middle aged ana about feet 8 inches tall and wore a gray coat and cap Miss Dawson ran toward the nursery she told police after she heardshots there She saw a man DES MOINES March 11 Governor Hammill today advised President Hoover that the people of Iowa indorse Judge W S Kenyon of Fort Dodge for appointment to the supreme court to fill the va cancy caused by the death of Justice Sanford In commenting onJudge Kenyans qualifications Governor Hammill said He is clean able and construc tive No better selection could be made thnn that of Judge Kenyon Saturday Governor Hammill asked Judge Kenyon if there was anything he could do to further the interests of the jurist in obtaining appointment to this office Castens OBteinCbntiniiance of Case Until May Term DECORAH March and Irs Walter Casten who are under ndiclment for murdeiof their 15 ear old daughter Romelda and vho are under liberty under onds each appeared in Judge Ei hendorfs court Monday afternoon ith their attorneys C N Houck nd Frank OConnor of Dubuque nd pleaded not guilty The defendants attorneys asked or a continuance until the May erm which was finally granted County Attorney E P Shea and ttorney E H Estey of WCSL Union appeared for the state The eCendants were in the courlrojm nly a short tinio and appeared nore at ease than they were a few days ago before they obtained bail The testimony before the coron ers jury and grand jury covers ibout 1200 pages of typewritten apcr AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen Ella was raised well When she an Bill are bridge pardners she never starts on him until they leave for home GILMORE QUITS POST IN MANILA Dwight Davis Congratulates Iowa on Its New Law School Dean MANILA March ll A Gilmore has presented his res ignation as vice governor of th Philippines to the Washington gov ernment A radio message from Governor Dwight F Davis who is enroute to the southern Philippines announced today that official con firmatinn of Gilmores retiremen had been received from Washington without information or its effectivi date Mr Gilmores resignation is i great loss to the Philippine govern ment said the governor genera I wish however to congratulat the University of Iowa on having secured his services as dean of it colleges of law Mr Gilmore was appointed vie governor and secretary of public in struction of the Philippines in 1B22 He served as acting governor gen eral at various times over a perio of several months Scientist declares that many ani mals laugh Well why shouldn hey They dont have any oas payments to On 1 Tehgraph JUSTICE SANFORD LAID TO REST Four Supreme Court Judges Speed to Washington for Taft Rites KNOXVILLE Tenn March 11 body of Justice Edwari Terry Sanford lay beneath the soi of his home state of Tennessee to day and four of his colleagues fron the supreme court who accom panied the funeral party here spei back to Washington to attend ti rites for the late Chief Justice Taft After a brief ceremony at th grave late yesterday at which Ten nespee paid tribute to the distln guished native son Chief Justic Hughes and Justices Stone McRey nolds and Butler boarded a specia train which carried them to Bris tol Tenn A regular passenger trai was held at Bristol for the four The reading of the Episcopal serv ice in the presence of a notabl gathering of jurists and attorney constituted the ceremony at th grave Des Moines Robber Leaves Card of Thanks to Victirr DES MOINES March 11 iVl VVhen Frank Todd opened his ciga store this morning he found a ri fled cash register a quantity n merchandise missing and a card o which was printed thn Thanks The cTirrl was placed the register Todd estimates his to tal loss at Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal March chance now for President Hoover to smoke Mr C o o 1 i ilge out and see how ha stancis on the future Offer him this supreme court vacancy If Mr C o o 1 i d ge re fused to take it it would show that ha had other ideals in his VV1LL head because its been pretty well established that once you go on that bench people i dont like the idea of you leaving it to come back and run for even president But poor Mr Hoov er whoever he appoints that senate will hold a twoweeks clinic over the body Just off liand Lindbergh would be the only one I know that thej might let pass and Ill bet there would be a couple object to him Yours WILL ROGERS ALL BUT TWO OF Resolution Says Prohibition Law Is Disruptive of States Rights NEW YORK March 11 Pi he National Reublican club to ay was on record in favor of re eal ofthe Eighteenth amendment After a four hour session marked y spirited clashes between wets nd drys in the membership the lub Dy a vote of 461 to 335 adopted resolution which hekTUie Eicfht ur federal system in tbat it is de lates and urged representatives f the republican party in both ouses of congress to advocate snci for its repeal in order to re tore the American form of govern 11 ent The club has a membership of about 2000 about half of whom ive in New York and vicinity and he rest scattered thruout the conr ry Motion to table the resolution vas defeated Richard W jfiwrcnce president of the club re versed an earlier ruling and ad mitted the wet proxy votes under irotest The motion was then de eated by a vote of 479 to 360 The adoption of the resolution was jjcnevally agreed by both wets ind cirys to give prestige to James W Wadswoitli whose defeat for reelection to the senate in 1026 was attributed to his opposition to pro hibition Alfred G Crazier one of the len ers of the dry forces charged that the adoption of the resolution was the work of the Association Against the Prohibition Amendment Henry H Curran national pres ident of the association commented as follows After this genuine dem onstration the republicans in their next conventions had better watch out They are getting on the right road again coming out of the reception hal with apistol in his hand she said his watched him T escape Five shots were fired into the nurses body She was found on her knees leaning against the hall of the reception room The five bullets were found imbedded in the wall Three had passed thru the body one thru an arm and one thru her head The Dyers separated at Waterloo three years ago and Mrs Dyer here about two years ago petition like moat others after completing explorations was on the verge of bankruptcy but that he hoped to pull thru all right Report Mrs OBrien Aided Defense Fund of Samuel H Dorr CHICAGO March 11 of Detectives John Stege today wag investigating reports that Mrs Genevieve OBrien had contributor 53500 life insurance money to the defense fund of Samuel Howard Dorr convicted slayer of the wom ans husband William J OBrien The money was paid on a policy written upon OBriens life by Dorr an insurance salesman and para mour of Mrs OBrien BLAMES BIG MONEY NEW YORK March 11 The New York World today quotes Henry Ford as saying that the big Turn o Column Wreck Survivor Saw Companions Eaten by Fish Near Vera Cruz VERA CRUZ Mexico March 11 man out of a crew of six escaped death when the fishing smack Dinamita foundered in a storm a few miles off this point Carlos Avila the survivor sairl that a giant wave overturned She craft throwing the crew into the water in which sharks and barra cuda were playing A villa said he personally snw two of hs struggling companions df by the fish HAITI EXPERTS IN NEW ROW Commission and President at Odds Over Election Plans CAPK HAITIKN Haiti March 11 conflict developed to day between the Hoover commission investigating conditions in Haiti and Louis Borno president of the Island republic Hoover commission which is here in course of a tour of the na tion telephoned PortAuPrince that Prince Borno must keep his promise given Sunday to permit se lection of a provisional government which would act until a constitu tional government could be placed in power President Bornos answer as tele phoned here was that he was still president of the country and would do as he pleased The commission today was con sidering issuance of an ultimatum to Borno in which he would be in formed that he must take all the consequences politically and person ally if he refused to adhere to the arrangement agreed upon Sunday This ultimatum if issued would virtually withdraw all protection from him nnd he might then be in danger of his life so intense is pub lic feeling VARE IS OUT OF SENATE RAGE Pennsylvania Asks His Friends to Support James J Davis BUrLKTIN WASHINGTON March II T Davis secretary of labor siikl today thut he would irmko formal announce ment of his for the republican senatorial nomina tion In Pennsylvania Saturday in Pittsburgh PHILADELPHIA March II fPl S Vare today announced his withdrawal ns a candidate for the United States senate and asked his friend to support Secretary of Labor James J Davis for the nom ination The Philadelphia republican or ganization leader also asked his friends to support Francis Shunk Brawn of Philadelphia former at torney general of Pennsylvania as a candidate for governor Mr Vare announced his with drawal shortly before noon as he was boarding a train for Florida Huckms Attorneys Ask for Continuance CEDAR RAPIDS March 11 Attorneys for George E Huckins charged with obtaining money un der false pretenses today filed a mo tion with District Judge F O Elli son for continuance of his trial until next Monday Judge Ktlison said he would rule late today on the mo tion Paralysis Victims in Tennessee Are Put Under Quarantine JOHNSON CITY Tenn Marcn 11 quarantine of 105 suffering from a mysterious paraly tic malady was in force today in Washington Carter and Unicol counties Announcement of the quarantine was made last night by Dr S S Moody Washington county health officer who advised The same pre cautions as are taken whenever there is a suspicion of contagion thru the respiratory organs Probably 88 per cent of thf Washington county cases have n history which shows drinking said Moody abut 50 per cent of the patients said they had recently been drinking Jamaica ginger nnd man others drank plan bootleg This served to increase our Kiispic that liquor may be the cause bill does not confirm it He snid a head cold was the first symptoms of the paralysis follower by a throat infection numbness ot the feet similar to the sensation usu ally called sleepy legs and finalK i inability to flex Ihe ankle muscles MINE ARE SAVED Heroic Rescue Work Brings Workers Out of Blazing Pit OTEUBENVILLE Ohio March 11 O of all but two vic tims among the 80 men trapped in the smoke filled tunnels flames lapped stubbornly away today in the depths of the Wolf run mine of Warner collieries near Amsterdam 25 miles from here Sparks from the electric trolley pole of a train started a conflagra tion which for hours threatened a major mine disaster but heroic res cue squads picking their way thru tongues of flames springing from timbers and coal brot every man but two safely to the surface Heroic Work Done Paul Borkowski 05 died soon after he was brot out He suffered from asthma and could not survive the choking ctfal fumes he had breathed The body of Jack Fowos In 37 was found beside a door of one of the mine rooms Another miner George Allmnn was severely burned 011 the feet legs and hips while dashing across a barrier of fire Two rescuers Sid ney Wales and Arnold Horton in spectors of the mine collapsed froro exhaustion after tramping for miles to search for workmen All Accounted For The 87 others cut off by the blaze were brot out unharmed altho 70 of them owed their lives to the des perate work of the Steubenville fire department and mine rescue squads About a dozen of them were uncon scious from the intense heat ant smoke when carried to the surface but most of them were able to walk to their nearby homes after they had been revived Company officials announced at midnight that every man had been accounted for The fire broke out about 400 feet back from the main entrance NATIONS WELL KNQWNPERSQNS IN TAFT TRIBUTE Crowds Line Streets in Rain as Jurists Cor tege Passes WASHINGTON March 11 Under the high dome of the nations capitol William Howard Taft received today from the people whom he served a final tribute be fore the funeral services in All Souls church and buVial in Arling ton National cemetery For nearly two hours the body lay on a catafalque inthe center of the spacious rotunda while those in all stations in life passed for a last glance at the leader who as presi ent and chief justice endeared him elf to the nation with his generous ersonalityIt was estimated that more than 6000 passed the bier It was high noou as the casket was borrie from the capitol build ng As it passed thru the east door honotes of a bugle sounded The military escort on the plaza snapped o attention The crowd lifted its lats The played the in i spiring strains of Onward Chris tiau Soldiers Crowd Continues to Grow The cortege passed on from the capitol grounds into Pennsylvania avenue on by the white house thence into Sixteenth street to the church Here a crowd had waited since early morning It Erewiin size as the procession approached J In trie church wheriv Mr Taft flea3d the front was filledWith flowers The notes of the organ could be heard by those on the outside From the church belfry came the tolling of the bell more than a cen tury old It has been rungupon the s death of all presidents since 1822 A pew on the right was reserved for the President and Mrs Hoover who earlier in the day had stood bareheaded under the east portico of the white house to watch the passage of the cortege to the capi tol Mr and Mrs Hoover had ar ranged to accompany the body from the church to Arlington for burial Rain Falls on Cortege The leaden skies that had spat tered rain thruout most of the morning had darkened by the time the funeral procession approached the church A drizzle had turned into a heavy rain Only a very few were permitted to have a last view of the body at the home and the many thousands of others who wanted the privilege of a last look were formed in line at the rotunda of the capitol where more than an hour had been set aside for them to file slowly by the bier Those who passed by in two double files saw dimly framed in black a face lined with the trial and sorrow of a long and full life Only a trace of the old smile remained The features were drawn by the weeks of illness The pallor of death lay strangely on a countenance which men had Turn l IIIRB 10 Column Turn in 10 Column SKf Wea GHRISTIANSON IS CANDIDATE Minnesota G o v e r n o r Op poses Schall for Sen ate Seat ST PAUL March 11 Theodore Chistianson today filed as a candidate for the republican nomination for the United States senate Governor Christiansen will rppose Senator Thomas D Schall in the primary election In a brief statement the govern or said he would huve no affilia tions or alliances with any olher candidate and that he would write his own platform He aid further that he would discuss principles not IOWA WEATHER Kuir Tuesday night and Slightly warmer Wednesday in northwest por llun LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Monday Maximum 15 Minimum in Nijjht 30 At 8 A M Tuesday Ill 0t of nil Inth Snowfall 5 of an Inch For changeability and typical springlike antics Monday was a model First clouds then sun then rain then sun then snow and so on the day Tuesday morning the aim was experiencing a bit of dif ficulty in breaking thru the layer of clouds but by oclock it ap peared to have triumphed The wind was out the north and the mercury was not rising as rapidly as it otherwise would have done ;