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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 13, 1930, Mason City, Iowa I North Iowas Edited for the Home EDITION VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PEK COPV ASSOCIATED PRESS LKASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 18 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEW3 SUPPLEMENTAL SKKVIUE NO 133 TALK OF 3rd PARTY Rumors of Outbreak Worry Politi cians ES FOR DRYS By CHARLES P STEWAKT AS KING TON March party talk wor r i e s politicians somewhat but does not really scare them into convulsions be cause they do not consider a permanent third party of much importance pos slble in this country They do real ize that an inde pendent ticket with sufficient strength to car ry a state like the LaFollette ticket in 1924 or even to throw an election like the Roosevelt tic in is a possibility of al any campaign The political gentry do not deny their dislike of such a bolt as La Follettes not to mention Roose 1 on the other side such as the gold and silver Democratic split in 1896 Still these earthquakes only shook the twoparty systems super i structure Perhaps they only dem the solidity of its founda tion are politicians who can imagine a party realignment A few of them sense a tendency toward a new classification in groups of conservatives and liber lals rather than Republicans and However not many of them think can progress far or assume per are too many kinds pf conservatives and liberals it may that a number of bloca of them Would like to cut loose from their aid affiliations but among them Yselves they cannot stick together I Indeed the LaFollette movements aidscem bear out this theory Briand Gives Conference Two Weeks More of Life OTHER NATIONS WOULD PREVENT END OF PARLEY Private Conversations Called to Consider Way Out LONDON heads of presidential vand vice presi dental candidacies of the previ jjwaly Repuhlicah Senator Robert M LaFollette theelder and of the ijVeviouBly Democratic Senator Bur ton K Wheeler afforded the liberals both the oldline groups an op to desert the latters standards and join the ranks of pro rgressiveism If enough of them had clone it to amount even to a formidable show Ming let alone winning the I llhe Republican and Democratic or probably would have Turn to 1agc 1J Column if IND FUGITIVE IN MOVIE HOUSE j Police Magistrate Admits Embezzlement of CHICAGO March 13 de flective squad invaded a south side moving pictiue theater last night fjrdered the show stopped and the Uights turned on and arrested James M Feron Oak Park HI police who disappeared Feb 27 I Feron for whom warrants had issued charging embezzlement the suburbs funds quietly sub ftnitted to arrest and went to the station where he readily con fessed a shortage of in his Accounts but said he had intended Ito make good the amount 1 Police were told that Feron was fin the theater by an anonymous informant who said he fhad once been sentenced by the magistrate and recognized him as e bought a ticket March 13 the delegations to the five power naval conference strove vigorously today to find a ground for reconciliation of seemingly in surmountable differences between France Italy and the other powers on naval limitation It had been planned to hold a meeting at 5 oclock p m today to fix upon a time for a plenary ses sion which might bring the entire situation before the public but the conference of the chiefs was can celed at midday without explana tion Briund Is Visited It was surmised that the situa tion threatening impasse and dis bandment of the conference had at tained such delicacy that it was thot best to seek a solution of the dilemna thru private conversations rather than at a larger meeting The first of these conversations took place this morning with a visit by Henry L Stlmson and Ambassador Morrow to Aristide BriandFrenchforeign minister and delegation head at the latters hotel M Briand planned to confer with Mr MacDonald general chairman of the conference and British prime minister at the house of commons this afternoon French Discouraged Briand today gave the naval con ference only a fortnight to He was frankly gloomy when he talked with French newspapermen at a conference from which press repre sentatives of other countries were excluded his depression he inti mated arising from his failure to obtain a security pact for France in return for reduction of her naval estimates I have finished my role he said adding that today the whole thing will be handed over to the delega tions Others of the French delegation minimized his discouragement tacit ly recalling that the Paris confer ence all along has considered thai the present conference should be only a prelude to general considera Tnrii 1ngc M Column AUNT HET By Robert Quillen 10 aj Emmie is still in mourn ofjin but when a woman fiQJstarts findin excuses to call ceiirien on the telephone shes thru grievin for the cle upartecl It HUGKINS JURY IS SELECTED Ten Men and Two Women Will Hear Evidence on Financier CEDAR RAPIDS March 13 Ten men and two women were chos en today to hear the trial of George E Huckirts former Cedar Rapids cigar store and baseball club owner on a charge of obtaining money un der false pretenses All but two men were residents of Cedar Rapids The jurors are C E Batchelder of Marion L J Reed of Central City and Mrs Teressa Reynolds Frank Klines A E Miller F A Hermanek E U Briden Mrs Gar uett Auraeher Richard de Costello Richard Cover H C Kinball ana William Maltby all of Cedar Rapids Selections of the jury occupied all of the morning session but County Attorney Carl Heudrickson had his opening arguments ready for deliv ery when court opened again at p m Huckins appeared more cheerful today as he listened to the ques tioning of the jurors He smiled fre quently at his 4 year old son Jack who held the center of attention of the spectators as he talked in a voice audible thruout the chamber and played happily with Walter J Barngrover one of his fathers at torneys Huckins attorneys scored a minor pointtcday when Judge F O Ellison reversed a decision he made yesterday anrt sustained a defense challenge of Charles Hetherington who admitted having been a friend of County Attorney Hendrickson since boyhood Hetherington wns ruled off the jury as a rcsuM OIL KING GOES TO TRIAL PREMIER FACES FINAL TEST IN Resolution of Censure Up for Action in Parliament LONDON March 13 Stanley Baldwin former pre mier and present convervative leader opening a critical debate in the house of commons lute today moved a vote of censure on the labor government for Its attitude on safeguarding duties in relation to unemployment T ONDON March 13 house of commonsvotes tonight on a conservative motion of censure of the government of J Ramsay MacDonald If the censure is suc cessful resignation of the labor prime minister might be expected Neither Mr MacDonald nor his fellow laborites however despite their defeat on an amendment to the coal mines bill Tuesday expect ed the house to go against them al tho a close vote was forecast The motion of censure is thai jrepared several weeks ago by Stan ey Baldwin conservative leader and former premier and Winston Churchill former chancellor of the exchequer It dealslargeiy with unsatistac What will probably bo the last airinjj of the oil scandals that luive extended into three national adminlstraMons has begun in Wash ington where Ertivard L Upheny oil millionaire left hits jronp on trial on charges of having JirlbeU former Secretary of the Interior Albert Fall lower right for the assignment of the Elks Hill naval leases to him Hurry Sinclair oil magnate upper right re cently served six months in jail for contempt of tho senate In con nection with the Tuapot Dome scandal Alice Pomcrenc former sen ator from Ohio right center heads the prosecution LOBBY EFFORTS G 0 P Chairman Says Or ganization Existed to In fluence Legislation WASHINGTON March 13 Claudius H Huston chairman of the reuublican national committee to day informed the senate lobby com mittee that the Tennessee River Im provement association of which he is a former president had as its purpose the influencing of legisla tion and added that he thot it might properly bo called a lobby commit tee Huston testifying for the second day on activities of the association in connection with Muscle Shoals legislation denied however that it was a political organization ant named a number of prominent men ho had cooperated in its work Among these lie said were Sen ator Brock democrat Tennessee the late Senator Tyson of Ten nessee and the late Senator Under wood of Alabama former Senatoi Shields of Tennessee and E B publisher He asserted that all work done by the association was open ant above board and said those partici pating in its efforts believed that the legislation they advocated was for the bestinterests of their sec tion Policemen Strikers Hurt in Bombay Riots BOMBAY India March 13 Pi Two policemen and 50 strikers were injured today during a fight in the railway shed at Byculla where the Great Indian Peninsula railway maintains a large force The work ers attempted passive resistance by lying prostrate and obstructing the loyal workmen Police arrested two of the strike leaders on n charge of unlawful assembly and trespass and then at tempted to disperse the prone work men with staves The workmen arose and stoned the police the ffce for all fight nsuinp I Was Fool Says Youth With 3 Wives GLENWOOD March 13 Warren L Davis 24 Omaha sat in jail here today pondering the mis take he admitted he made in mar rying three women and neglecting to divorce any of them I was a fool said Davis after lie had pleaded guilty to a charge of bigamy and been returned to his cell to await sentence next week in the court of District Judge Mantz The young multimarried man had the solace assurance of wife No 3 formerly Miss Anna de Korsey of Omaha whom he marriedeight days ago that she would remain loyal to him Her attorney announced this after she had visited him at the jail and exchanged warm greetings Wife No 2 who until four months ago was Miss Claire Vinette of Omaha also visited Davis in jail but was invited see my attorney if you want to talk to me you arc the one who put me in here Get The young man was arrested in Omaha last Saturday after the best man at his third informed Mrs Davis II of the ceremony Only Bess Wallace Davis 23 Council Bluffs who became No 1 on June 2 1928 has not called upon Davis but to newspaper reporter she said she considered him just wonderful The others echoed thia expression County Attorney GilHlarid said the penalty may be asmuch as five years jnthe penitentiary v IOWA TRUSTY HERO Because ho was a trusty trusty George Hollenbeck iibovc has an honorable dis charge from the Sioux City Jull He battled two fellow prisoners iftcr they shot t jailer in a daring jitilbrcak When the men seized an elevator and dropped to the basement HollenbecU ran down six flights ot stiiirs warned officers and aided in re capturing the puir toryconditions in trade and unem ployment OOHENYS LOAN ALIBI RIDICULED Owen Roberts Federal Pro secutor Outlines Case Against Oil Man WASHINGTON March 13 Government efforts to prove tha Edward L Doheny wealthy oi man gave a bribe of to Albert B Fall former secretary o the interior opened before a jury today with Owen J Roberts special prosecutor ridiculing contentiolns by the defense that the money was a loan from one old friend to an other Doheny is charged with giving money to Fall to influence the then secretary of the interior to award a lease to the Elk Hills naval oil reserve to Dohenys company Fall was convicted last October on a charge of accepting a bribe despite the oil mans testimony in his de fense Roberts outlined the govern ments case to the jury by telling the nine men and three women that the prosecution hoped to show that Fall and Doheny had conspired to get the reserve awarded to the Pan American Petroleum and Transport company Roberts went into the oft told history of the leases telling the jury that the late William Howard Taft when president set aside oil lands for use by the navy He then sketched the action of President Harding in 1921 in placing the oil reserves under Secretary Falls jurisdiction SENATE REFUSES TO RECONSIDER ITS SUGAR RATE WASHINGTON March 13 The senate today refused to recon sider the increased tariff ou sugar The vote was 47 to38 This leaves in the senate tariff bill a rate of 2 cents a pound on Cuban raw sugar as against 17G cents in existing law The house bill carries a tcLe of 240 cents SILVEST JURY Catherine Booth to Quit Salvation Army to Write Biography LONDON March 13 missioner Catherine Booth of the Salvation army daughter of the late Gen Brarmvell Booth will leave the army but not volun tarily to write the biography of her father Mrs Bramwell Booth the generals widow declared today Mrs Booth said that her daugh ter wished to continue her work and write the book also but that Gen eral Higgins new commander of the army had decided that she could not do both MET NEW YORK DRY WORKER SCORES HOUSE HEARING All Big Businessmen Not Drinkers Says Sherwood WASHINGTON March IS Graham today refused to permit Edwin C Dln widclio to read n statement on prohibition by Prof Irving Fisher of Yale nt the prohibi tion hearings ot tlio house judi ciary committee WASHINGTON March 13 Alonzo Stagg wriose big Maroon elevens of Chicago university have written many a chapter of football history today urged retention of the eighteenth amendment before the louse judiciary committee saying t was his observation that the youth f the nation was better off under irohibition than it had been before Stagg appeared after a group of voriien who had testified previously n support the dry law had been ross examined and Carlton M Sherwood executive secretary of he citizens committee of one thou sand had indorsed prohibition Sherwood who is from New York City had said the wets had become fanatics The white haired athletic director from Chicago said he was interested in young people particularly boys He has tieen coach at Chicago for French Rivers Are Swollen by Rainfall BORDEAUX France March 13 by ceaseless rains Lhe Garonne and its tributaries and rivers south of here nre rising ra pidly again Pau in the lower Pyrenees is in the center of u flooded district at thn watering place SaliesdeBeani picturesque low quarters are flooded to a depth six Ccct Unable to Say That Felony Had Been Done Hughes Is at Liberty IOWA FALLS March 13 A verdict stating it believed the deaths of Merle Ray Silvest 7 last Nov 20 and his brother Marion 5 Dec 10 were caused from pois onous substances was returned here last night by a coroners jury The verdict said that from evi dence submitted it had not been able to determine the substance which caused death or whether a felony had been committed A re port from the University of Iowa on a chemical examination of their stomachs said traces of poison were found County officials did not in dicate whether they would pursue their investigation furlher The father of the children at the inquest detailed the circumstances of his childrens deaths Dr Pagel son testified to the symptoms of each child and also as to his exam ination of he bodies at the autopsies his conclusion being that both died of poisoning circum stances and conditions of both be ingalmost identical The reports of Dr Teeters ot Iowa City who conducted an ex haustive analysis of the organs each child indicated that he was un able to show conclusively the cause of death He found traces of alum inum in both bodies but was unable to determine how these deposits were taken into the body Dave Hughes a farm hand who had been workingfor the Silvest family way arrested shortly after the death of the two boys and was held in jail for sometime under sus picion Is now at liberty Sets New Siecd Marie NEW YORK March 13 other worlds air speed record waa brot back to the United Slntes to day when Captain Boris Scrgievsky sent his loaded Sikorsky seaplane roaring over a 100 kilometer course up Long Island sound at 3433 miles i an hour ABMITSTHEFTS Wilder Banker for 28 Years Confesses to Shortages of ST PAUL Minn March 13 W G Malchow for 28 years cashier of the Farmers State bank of Wild iv Minn today confessed to short ages of more than in his accounts according to A J Veigel state commissioner of banks Wild er is in southwestern Minnesota in Jackson county The bank was closed yesterday after examiners had discovered the shortages Mr Veigel said he was informedthat Malchow who is in jail planned to plead guilty and start serving a prison sentence im mediately The bank had deposits of Disciplinary Action Likely for Illinois Insurgents INDIANAPOLIS Ind March 13 1 official action against the Illinois insurgent group until mine workers from District 12 have related their stories of alleged abuses by district officers the United Mine Workers of America entered the fourth day of its thirty first consecutive convention today with the floor open to any delegate wishing to discuss Illinois mine af fairs It was expected the entire day and possibly a part of tomorrow will be used in giving the delegates a chance to get oft their chests the abuses to which they declare they have been subjected At the end of tliese discussions the convention is expected to vole on a committee report calling for dis ciplinary action on the Illinois in surgents meeting at Springfield which it is believed may lead to Turn in IiRc M Column said he drunken men fights young men chipping Sn together to buy kegs of beer to take out in big lots near by and get good and soused Got Drama First Haiul We got our drama atfirst hand and in tlie raw from the saloons and the show was continuous Stagg said In contrast he pictured the quieter streets of today As Stagg testified those in charge of the witnesses appearing In sup port of prohibition held a brief in dorsing the eighteenth amendment prepared by Prof Irving Fisher of Yale the well known economist Fisher was not in the committee room and it was undecided whether the brief would be ready at todays session Stagg said his home training in comparative poverty was all that could be desired but the environ ment in which I played was far from helpful Saloons Were Substitutes The saloons le went ou were but substitutes for the movies the theater motor car the radio the Turn In M Column Sfite Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Oil March con ference is getting on pretty good All we got to do now is promise Franco that if somebody pounces on her that we will help pull em off and in re turn for our be ing a night watchman for her she will cut her naval blue prints flown from 725 thousand tons to 625 thousand A clean saving of a hundred thousand tons imagin ation Mr Hoover will tell cm We are sorry boys but we took it serious and went there to jink arj not lo sign Yours WILL ROGERS New Extract Is Explained to Senate Committee by Surgeon WASHINGTON March 13 Walter B Coftey San Francisco surgeon today told a senate com mittee and leaders of the medical profession from thruout the country that he and his associate Dr John D Humber had caused n breakdown of cancerous tissues in 1300 patients by administering an extract they had discovered Urging a national scientific com mission to sponsor cancer research and treatment with federal super vision and monetary assistance Coffey said the best way for the government to cooperate in fight ing the disease would be to Insure assistance to any citizen qualified to conduct investigation IOWA WEATHER Iartly cloudy to cloudy Thursday night anil Friday possibly snoa or rain in extreme west and in south centra por tions Friday Slightly colder Thursday night In east central portion rising tcmpenitnres Friday in northwest portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday fiS Minimum In Niglit 21 At 8 A M Thursday i Wednesday was remarkable in at least two respects In the first place the maximum of 65 recorded in the afternoon waa the highest of 1030 Secondly in the matter of temperature range the day was distinguished Starting with 26 reg istered in theearly morning nesday the temperature mounted lo 65 under the influence of a south erly wind Then came a breeze out of the north and shoved the Tior cury down to within two degrees of the starting In othor words in about a 24 hour period the index slid up and down the scale a total of 78 degrees The wind wns still out of the northwest Thursday morning but a bright sun was struggling valiantly to offset its chilling effects Auto Crash Is Fatal EAST CHICAGO Ind March 13 Alangen 22 is dead ana George Myers 21 is dying in St Catherines hospital as a result ot an automobile collision here early today Thjrlr car crashed inlo one t driven by Frank Svopa of Hani I monil Ind ;