Mason City Globe Gazette Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Issue Date:
Pages Available: 18

About Mason City Globe Gazette

  • Publication Name: Mason City Globe Gazette
  • Location: Mason City, Iowa
  • Pages Available: 311,935
  • Years Available: 1901 - 1994
Learn More About This Publication


  • 2.17+ Billion Articles and Growing Everyday!
  • More Than 400 Years of Papers. From 1607 to Today!
  • Articles Covering 50 U.S.States + 22 Other Countries
  • Powerful, Time Saving Search Features!
Find Your Ancestors Now

View Sample Pages : Mason City Globe Gazette, March 22, 1930

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.17+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 22, 1930, Mason City, Iowa 1C HOME E Edited for the Home UNITED PliESS aEKVItil Aver fiitt Is No Help Stewart Fails fo See Any Less Boot legging By GHAKLE P STEWART ASHINGTON March 22Altho it goes without saying that Rep resentative Leon idas C Dyers 275 per cent beer will not pass or come within gun shot of passing or probably even come up for a vote neverthe less it is the first beer bill intro duced in congress since the eight eenth amend ments adoption to receive any serious consider ation whatever Not that the Dyer bill has been so very gravely considered either In fact quite the reverse Still it has been mentioned com mented indeed yet not entirely ignored Which is more than the authors of earlier beer bills and there have been a lot of them have been able to claim THE St Louis congressmans of undoubtedly attracts this modicum of attention because it makes its appearance right in the midst of the wets most energetic drive thus far for modification of the Volstead law Notwithstanding that the wets themselves perfectly recognize its hopelessness at the present time it decidedly is a spectacular drive and it includes the Dyer bill Folk notice the bill as part of the ensemble They would not consider it worth speaking of otherwise Senator John J Blaine of Wisconsin intends his resolution for the eighteenth amendments repeal to be a feature of the drive too but that has more of a humorous effect The Dyer bill tho futile is not funny THERE 4sthis to be said about 1 beer bills The wets know they cannot get Turn to Pago 3 Column 100 00 SOVIETS JOIN PROTESTS Demonstration Held Against Foreign Prayers for Russians MOSCOW March 22 by their hatred of religion tens of thousands of soviet citizens red sol diers government employes and school children marched for three hours yesterday over Moscows muddy pavements in protest at in tercessory prayers abroad for Chris tians In Russia The marchers sangantireligious songs and carried Inflammatory red banners They were led by brass bands playing martial and commun ist airs Some of the marchers car ried huge grotesque effigies of the pope There were many banners bearing the familiar marxian ex pression Religion is the opium of the people In Moscow crowds alongthe line of march were so dense that all street traffic was delayed more than two hours There were reports of similar demonstrations in other soviet cities where the antireligi ous fervor has been fanned to a orous flame The central association of coop erative stores which controls distri bution of food in Russia has decreed that no store can sell matzoths wine or other Jewish passover ritual NO BREAK SEEN IN PARISITALY NAVY DEMANDS Treaty Will Follow Plan of Washington Con ference r ONDON March 22 word from the Japanese govern ment the tentative naval agreement worked out between the American and Japanese tJelegations the Americans and British it was said m authoritative circles will go ahead in the preparation of a draft conference pact This is on the as sumption tliat no break in the FrancoItalian parity deadlock de velops v The Americans and British plan to go ahead with the drafting and leave blank spaces where necessary for the Japanese to fill in later Presumably France and Italy would be invited to sign this pact but while there might be some clauses to wliich they could sub scribe it would be virtually a three power agreement It is understood that it would follow the general lines of the Washington treaty Already Has a Draft Thus far it has been kept a se cret but it can now be said that the Americans brot a draft power agreement to the conference with them It is unlikely that this will see the light of day in its present form owing to the Franco Italianr imbroglio butjitissuid that manyparts bf It will be useful in drafting another pact JacquesLouis Dumensmil arid M Pietri of the French delegation con ferred with Dino Grand Italian foreign minister and delegation head last night Grand left the conference with little hope of any solution of his nations argument with France M Dumesnil and Pietri professed optimism but left shortly afterward for Paris It was understood the three men went over the situation in detail and arrived at the inevitable can elusion that no solution is possible unless one or the other gives some ground and neither seemed willta to do that Offered Two Proposals An Italian spokesman said h delegation had submitted two prt posals to the French during th week just ending but that there ha been no reply to either A British spokesman pointed ou that Great Britain was concerne jointly with America in any at ransjement which might be rcacbe with Japan his statement givin renewed emphasis to the generall accepted conclusion now that three power pact will be drawn u shortly between Japan Great Br tain and the United States DOHENY ACQUITTED r Prepare to Draft NavaFfreaty Hold Meeting in 1931 Here North Central Division at Fort Dodge Awards Next Convention to M C FORT DODGE March 22 Mason City was awarded the 1931 meeting of the north central divi sion of the State Teachers associa tion at the closingsession here to day iiupt A E Rankin of Hampton was elected president Miss M J Coate of Algona vice president Miss Ethel Swanson of Webster City secretary and R E Nyquist of Mason City treasurer Tilda Miner Given Life for Murder ANAMOSA March 22 Mrs Tilda Miner 38 was found guilty last night of murdering her hus band Ed Miner by poisoning by a district court of eight women and four men which recommended life imprisonment as punishment for the The jury was out six hours Judge H C Ring set next Wed nesday for pronouncement of sen tence Blunicd Hart wig r tllc Cy Thomson Served Nine Years for Hormel v Embezzlement RELATIVES GIVE LOOT TO AUNT HET By Robert Quillen The sad part o bein a woman is that the uglier an fatter you are the more your nature hankers for lovin an pettin Minnesota Youth Turned Over to Sheriff by Uncles SANTA ROSA Ca March 22 of Hilmer Hanson ri year old bookkeeper of a St Peter Minn bank who absconded will S5000 of the banks funds March 10 surrendered the youth to Sheriff Douglas Bills of Sonoma county lo day and returned the stolen with a plea that Hanson be put on probation The youth arrived here at thhe home of an uncle Corl Beck in a near hysterical condition last Thursday from Portland Ore The uncle told the sheriff his nephew had been unable to cat or sleep since that lime because ofworry over his act H E Beck another uncle iravc the sheriff S4200 in cash and n cashiers check for the remainder of the 55000 Sheriff Billa said the youth would oe held pending word from authori ties of St Peter and bank officials To Gravel 38 Miles DAKOTA CITY March 22 Thirtyeight miles of graveled high ways will be added to Humboldt countys 322 miles according to plans announced by County En gineer S M Hegleland Twenty miles addition will be graded Cost of the improvements will be on moro ST PAUL Minn March 22 Ransnmej Cy Thomson victed in 1321 of embezzling than from the George A Hormel packing company at Aus tin Minn was paroled today from the state penitentiary after serving nearly nine years or a sentence not to exceed 15 years Thomsons case was one of the most senational in the history of the state His shortages totaled 00 He said he used the money to establish a model poultry and stock farm at Le Roy Minn importing animals and fowls from many for eign countries The farm known as Oakdale was one of the ihow places in the state Thousands bf visitors crowded the farm during various festivities ihomson conducted there When Thomson entered the penitentiary be was under two sentences the first from one to 10 years for first degree grand larceny and the sec ond up to five years for second de gree grand larcency Counting off time for good behavior the first sentence expired Aug 21 1928 The SCltcnce expires April 11 Immediately after his release to Hay Thomson departed for his home n Austin where before his specu auons became public he was known for his civic and philanthropic act vities Thomson had frequently ap Jhed for parole in the past but until this time his petitions have been lemed Go Into Slump After Gain NEW YORK March 22 The stock market which has been moving into new high ground nearly every day this week under the influ ence of cheap money rates went into a sharp nose dive today as a result of heavy profit taking and short selling A sprinkling of issues which had been marked up to 55 a share to new high records in the early trad ing quickly fell back ns bear traders uncovered new weak spots and forced such stocks as Wool worth National Cash Register and Simmons Company into new low ground for the year Western Union broke SI350 a share to a new low at 518550 on publication of a pool January earnings statement Totn sales exceeded 2300000 shares and were the largest of any Saturday session this year The ticker tape was nearly an hour behind thc market at the close rfiarfi Mrs Miner sobbed and put her arms around her 8 year old son by a for mermarriage Charles Wllke She kissed the lad and her mother Mrs Rachel Fry and was led back to her cell by the county sheriff Mrs Miner maintained her inno cence in the poison plot that kiileil her husband but insisted that Al bert Hartwig 64 her alleged lover and accomplice in the crime was guilty Pictured by the defense as a child mentslly and not responsible for her ucts and described by the state as a aelificratc murderess the jury had to decide whether Mrs Minor should be hanged sentenced to life imprisonment or set free County Attorney C B Paul in his final algumcnts did not ask for the leath penalty but advocated u Turn 2 CnlmnA olice Notorious Slayer Was Hiding in Chicago CHICAGO March 22 ng or n tip that rted Burke no onois killer could he found n a ouse on South Michigan avenue oliue raided the place early today Tlioy failed to find Burke but eized whisky nnj clmmnaign vjl ed M SlCOGu Nm men around a bar in on or the ivoiiis or bo iinnftiii were IS GIVEN 25YEAR TERM Des Moines Man Convicted of Robbing Couple in Car DEt MOINES March 22 SenUnco of 25 years in the stale penitentiary at Fort Madison was meted out today by Judge Leslo L Tirnipson to r W Ridgcll Ne gro convicted on a charge of rob bery with aggravation Hewas cusfd of holding up and robbing M W Smith and Mildred Davis ocn panls of a parked automobile Po lice id Ridgell had twice bclorc been onvicicd of felonies Byrd May Be Speaker for Iowa City Lions IOWA CITY March 22 r Whcn Rear Admiral Richard E Byrd returns to the United Stated from his Antarctic explorations he will be asked by the local Lions club to speak in Iowa City A cablegram has been sent by the I club to Rear Admiral Byrl a Omaru New Zealand from whens i he w expected soon to embark on I his leturn journey LINEMAN KILLED BY ELECTRICITY Decorah Workman Electro cuted When He Seizes Wires DECORAH March Munson 28 Fergus Falls Minn lineman working here with tbe Interstate Power company was killed here yesterday when he touched a live wire carrying 22000 volts of electricity Munson who was climbing a pole in the residential section hero evidently slipped and to save him self from falling involuntarily reached up anu seized the wires above him Physicians worked over liim thru the night but were unable to revive him At one or two times there was hope that he might live Michigan Boulevard Littered With Glass Following Explosion CHICAGO March 22 explosions early loday showered window fronts on to Michigan boule vard and started a fire that spread to the University club and routed members of thc Chicago and Illinois Athletic clubs from their rooms Attributed to a film explosion in a photographers studio tbe blast poured gas fumes into windows of thc University club but police said none of the members was over come In the block between Madison and Monroe streets the boulevard was littered with glass and several squads of police were called out to protect valuable displays of jewelry shop clothing furs and gowns in windows bared by the blast Damage from the blasts and the blaze that followed was estimated ly police at no000 CAPONE IS TOLD TO LEAVE TOWN OR BE ARRESTED Gang Leader Gets Plent of Advice From De tective Chief CHICAGO March 22 face Al Capone today had th choice of leaving Chicago or being arrested every time a policeman see him His call at detectivt headquarter yesterday resulted in nothing bu from the dcputv police commissioner John Siege that Chicago wouldnt be a safi place for you Al The police said they didnt wain him the states attorney and the federal prosecutor siikl the sann thing Capone coming out of seclu sion for the first time since his re lease Monday from a Philadelphia penitentiary called on them all Bring Him In Stege who had acompanicd Ca pone on his tour told him that police had no charges to bring against him but would nevertheless arrest him on sight every time he appeared in public He also men tioned in his argument against Chi cago as a permanent home for Ca pone the large numbers of gang killings Somebody might bump you off Stege said and tnyboys bothering you all the time You know how they blooded and ambitious To show that lie meant what so id Stegc called in all the mem bers of his force he could find who had never seen Capone There he is boys he told them The next time you see him brine him in fa Capone suggested such procedure would not he legal and Stege re plied that Capone could always sue for false arrest Thats been done before Stege admitted Dingbat Oberta did that By the way did you hear what happened to Dinghnl Explains nisiippenrnricc Oberta wns killed gangster fashion two weeks I dont want to sue anybody Capone said All I want is not to be arrested if I come downtown Youre out of luck was the reply Your day is done To reporters Capone obligingly explained where he had been since his release from the Philadelphia prison where he served 10 months for possession of firearms First he explained he waited in Philadelphia figuring correctly that Turn to IaK 2 Column STEWARTS CAR IS HIT BY TRAIN Local Salesman Receives but Minor Cut in Crash Near Rowan Albert Stewart 3138 Virginia avenue northeast has relumed to Mason City after narrowly escap ing serious injuries Friday after noon when the car he was was struck Dy a Chicago Greal Western passenger train No three miles wesi of Rowan Mr Stewart who is a traveling sales man for Jacob E Decker and Sous was able1 to return to Mason Uitv Friday night Mr Stewarts automobile was practically demolished by Hie im pact of striking the train Al the point which the car and train col lided the tram was traveling lairlv rapidly After the accident Air Stewart i was rushed to a hospital at iJel inond After a Uioro examination it was discovered that he received only a cut on his head which is not considered serious He suffered considerably from shock however Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal March can picture the great old man Balfour as I remember er ing him at Ue W n 4 h i n ton d i 3 a r imuueut conference i u 22 You couldnt miss him He was the profes sional diplomat The trained statesman just coasting alunj with a lot of amateurs H e WILL KOGEKS could sink a blue print with iore emotion than we could a battleship He knew that on ac count of Englands numerous Baling stations all over the world that It was fast lijrhi cruisers they needed So he with jreat reluctance agreed to lim it battleships But he thot it was up to us to make It a if we had to sink the Rob ert E Lee and did Balfour was rmde Lord when he returned home for what he did hern I always thot he should have umde king Yours WILL ROGERS RICH OIL MA QUICKLY Fri IN BRIBE CASE PARKER 0 K IN SENATE IS TH TO BE Jury Upholds Defense Plea That j Was a Loan WASHINGTON March 22 T Edward L Dohcny was acqiiit led loday on a charge of bribing former cabinet officer A jury c three women and nine men in th District of Columbia supreme couri sustained Dcihenys plea that ths 100000 he gave to Albert B Fall Hardings secretary of the was a loan and set him free 1 The government charged that tht money was given Fall to influenci his award of the Elk Hills naval oil lease to a Doheny company 1 Doheny arose as the jury filel Into the court room and to its boj The jury men and women remaine standing while the clerk asked they had arrived at a verdict Yes replied the foreman What is your verdict asked It clerk Not guilty replied tbe forema roll Confirms Verdict Chelsey H Ray was the foremai There wns a tense stillness in th court room us Doheny and his com Kel watched the foreman as he re plied The jury was polled and con firmed the verdict Justice Hitz dismissed the jury after thankingit for its service anc left the bench The jury took bul one ballot The jury came in a p m having been out for on hourand six minutes Mrs Doheny pushed herself Iris braced L tears streamingdown their cheek the two stepped to the jury box thanked each man and woman o J the jury D J n 1 M inkntf the jurors rresident ricks N o r tn I been con wit n ftdellt of from thc starl Both Doheny and Mrs Dohem were hidden from view as Jubllan friends crowded about them This Is Your Day One of Dohenys associates ex claimed we told you your day wa coming and this is It Mrs Dohcny answered I knew it would be when we cnme to court Fall was convicted four month ago of accepting money as a bribe and the contradictory verdict todaj This view was expressed in mnnv SCL Up onc f Lllc most unique unrtcrs today after study of the If American juris ituiUion which round few of and several ncrt n J y Icclsion leaves Fall ent factors to support life prcdic the onl on pictnc person to be convicted of charges Chief among thc latter was the avorable attitude of the southern emocrats Parker is a republican t the democrats from his section ave a high regard for his ciuallfica ons and are pleased that the south as thus been recognixcd In nddi on the republican regulars are ex Sfon0 lhc Presidents Independents lavor larlir Thus It was pointed out whatever opposition might develop is expected to he confined to tbe independent republicans from the west and it is by no means certain that objection will come from lhat quarter The independents are reserving mPienS Senatot f Idaho and Senator Morris of Nebraska the leaders of the group arc await ing more pomplete information as to Parkers qualifications From what they know of him already they said they are inclined to favor his con firmation Submitted hy lloovrr However observers here are mindful that the bitter fight over the confirmation of Chief Justice Hughes developed unexpectedly when his nomination was sent to senate it appeared that con firmation would come almost bv ac clamation Opposition for the inde Tiini tn Carolina Man for Su preme Court WASHINGTON March 22 The nomination of Judge John r Parker of North Carolina as an ssociate justice of the supreme oiirt 19 expected to he approved bv he senate with a minimum of on WeS IOWA WEATHER Social WorNors Confer Senate Confirms Hoover Nomination of Thacher WASHINGTON March 22 p Judge Thomas Day Thacher of ISuw York was confirmed today ov Uie senate as solicitor general suc Charles Evans Hughes ceeding Jr FALLS Minn March 2 The slate social conference conducted under auspices of the University of Minnesota will be held hera May 0 The conference which is erduiheii by the stale board jf rol will have people prominent in tociH work in the state in attend ance PS speakers Season to Open SUPERIOR Wis March 22 IT Railroads handling ore shipmunu out 01 Superior are putting on fin railroad sliuiv her in preparation for the comiv ore snipping seasoi which is p1 pectccj to open April IS probably rain bc Saturday night or Sun day Warmer Saturday nielli and in oxtmm mis I portion Mimlnv LOCAL STATISTICS weatber figures for 2t hour period ending at S o dHrh Saturday morning Mavimum Friday u Minimum In as Aliovo At 8 A Jr Saturday 28 Above Spring was ushered into North lowii Friday with a temperature that was neither unseasonably warm nor cold It was just whaf could be expected of March m Ha pleasanter mood The maxi mum was two degrees above freez ing tho minimum nine decrees below lhat mark Saturday mornia the wind brio changed to tho south and warmer wentner seemed to be just around the corner WEEKS FORECAST Weather outlook for the period of March 21 to 21 For the upper Mis Hissippi and lower Missouri vallevs nnd thc northern and central great plains Rnther frequent precipita tion in north portions and probably one or two periods In south portions temperatures normal or above ex cept Home moderately cold weather ny middle or close in north portions Tim ;