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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 24, 1930, Mason City, Iowa 1t i m North Iowas Edited for the Home EDITION VOL XXXVI ETVB CENTS PER COP ASSOCIATED PKESS LEASED VV1KESEUVltIB MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MARCH 24 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLOUMiflNTAl SERVICE NO 142 STOP THE MASSACRE Stewart Thinks Hus ton Should Be Removed By CHAKJLES P STEWART CLARION CHILD KILLED ASHINGTON March 24 CPA merciful ref eree if there were any such functionary i n the political ring would atop the fight betwee Jouett and IT Huston as a t rible massacreX J Claudius a s the country knows ia chair man of the re pubican nation al commit tee and Jouett vir tually is chair man of the cor responding dem ocratic organiza tion tho John J Raskob continues to hold the title It was a shame to put those two in the ring together Jouett has lambasted Claudius republicanism with everything portable If both of Claudius arms were amputated at the shoulders he could be no more powerless to land on Jouetts democratic button or his solar plexus or any other place There is no joke about it It just simply is brutal THIS comparison between Messrs 1 Shouse and Huston as directors of their respective party commit tees has nothing to do with any comparison between the parties themselves It is a comparison solely between Jouett and Claudius The fact that Jouett is having a glorious time torturing the G p P elephant because Claudius has not the faintest idea to protect the poor animal does not mean that the elephant will not be laughing his head off ill due season at what is bound tobefall Aunty Demoracy when her turn comes Auntys tor tures will be internal No Jouett Shouse can save her from them AT present however Mr Shouse JStuivJng f very thing lchisTOKn way v He opened up shop itt Washing ton soon rifter the severe trounc ing the democrats received iri No vember 1928 with the announcer ment that he was going to do his utmost to get the enemy on the run by this years congressional elec tions Fate played intoi his hands The republicans majority burst wide open In the senate The tariff has kept them in a turmoil for more Turn to Page S Column SEEK MEN WHO WRECKED AUTO Omaha Man Killed in Car Accident Near Sibley S1BLEY March 24 investigation of an automobile acci dent near here Sunday was being conducted today in an effort to de termine the blame of a collision in which John Erickson 72 of Omaha Nebr was killed and five occu pants of his car slightly injured TUe Omaha car was ht headon by a machine in which two un knovn Avoca men were riding Oc cupant a of Erlcksona car alleged that the Avoca auto attempted to pass a third machine and crashed into the Nebraskans sending it in to ths ditch Sheriff Redenbaugh of Fremont county issued a warrant for the ar rest of the two Avoca men who dis appeared after the accident without giving their names AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I wouldnt say that Ella Mae tells stories but the truth just dont seem to suit her until she adds a little garnishin Le Roy Happy at Cy Thomsons Return OF DEFAULTER HAD ASKED RELEASE Haunts of Former Hormel Man Excited Over Parole AUSTIN March residents of this town and Le Roy Minn are jubilant today over the pros pect of the return of R J Cy Thomson of Austin who has been paroled from the states prison at Stillwater where he served almost nine years for the embezzlement of more than a million dollars from the George A Hormel Packing plant here Citizens of tnis community and a large number of persons at Le Roy where Cy was born and where he had his famed Oakdale poultry farm have been working for two years to obtain a release for their friend and neighbor but each time the appeal was refused by the state parole board The embezzlement of from the packing plant constituted one of the most amazing criminal cases in the history of the state Thomson who had been comptroll er of the company was a trusted employe and was known thruovit the section for his civic efforts He had friends everywhere and his poultry farm was the show place of this section of the state Thomson v When the disclosures of embez zlement were made Thomson readily admitted nts guilt and of fered to jive everything back to the company where he had worked in trusted positions for many years He deeded his Oakdale show place to the packing firm and also of fered his employers his home but this the officers of the company re fused The home was later sold by Mrs Thomson who died in Mon tana in 1928 while visiting relatives A son Gerald now lives with an aunt near Le Roy On nearly every corner and in business establishments persons to day were neard discussing the liber ation of Thomson Hes had enough punishment and deserved a was the sentiment of an old employe at the packing plant About 99 per cent of the people around here were in favor of his re lease was the expression of one Austin citizen If they hadnt been for him they wouldnt have placed their names en the petition asking that he be freed Others remembered Cy as a regularattendant at the church ser Turn to Page 2 Column 3 ENTIREFAMILY PLACED IN JAIL Figi Family Fayette County Lands in Toils of Law on Different Counts WEST UNION March Edna Figi 46 is in jail in West Unim accused of threatening to commit murder The two complain ants are E W Arbegust cashier of a bank at Lamont which Is selling out tin Figi property next Tuesday under a chattel mortgage and J J Ingrlli of Independence a Buchan an county deputy sheriff who went early this week to the Figi homr in Putnam township Fayette county west of Strawberry Point to arrest Mrs Pigis son Wayne Waterman under charge of breakingand enter ing It is claimed Mrs Figi held shotgun on Ingalls while the youth eacajjed Another son Martin has just been sent to the peniten tiary for 30 years for an assault on Sheriff Harry Willey at Indepen dence several weeks ago and the womans husband John Figi of Jessup was sent up last week for 10 ycars for larceny in the night tima from the Brandon elevator The family moved a few weeks ago from the Jesup vicinity to a farm in Putnam township Fayette county five miles west of Straw berry Point The woman was ar rested Friday and her preliminary hearin before Juntice J R Fitch of West Union is set for Tuesday aC ternon March 20 Swaledale Human Fly Is Injured GRID EXPERT DIES Eckcrsall famous football of other days nnd grid critic dies of heart attack ECKERSALL NOTED GRIDIRON EXPERT IS DEAD End Comes to Chicago Writer After Heart Attack CHICAGO March 24i AP H Eckersall one oE the most famous football stars of all time and football expert for the Chicago Tribune died today in his rooms at a downtown club after a heart attack Eckersall was only 42 years old He had been ill since last fall but continued working as a sports writer and football official thru the gridiron season nevertheless up un til two weeks ago when he failed rapidly Ecke as he was known to thou sands of football followers gained fame as quarterback on the Univer sity of Chicago teams in 1903 100J and 1905 winning AllAmerican berths each year His greatest feat came n the now famous Michigau Chieago game of 190S when lie beat me great Wolverine team almost single handed By many he is considered the greatest quarterback of all time Forced Landing Is Fatal to Airman SUPERIOR Nebr March 24 IP TAugust Whalen transport air pilot died at a hospital here last night as a result of injuries suf fered yesterday afternoon in making a forced landing within the city limits Three passengers of Whalen Fred Fielder Fred Bnining and the four year oldson of the latter were injured but not fatally Bruning said the plane was caught in an air pocket and Whalen said to be an experienced pilot was un able to regain control Bear Meat Brings Death to 6 Gennans STUTTGART Germany March 24 persons have died here from a kind of poison believed to have resulted from their eating a bear ham Many others are seriously ill among them the restaurant keeper who served the meat One pnticnl in high fever jumped out of a sick room window Youths Prank on Side of First National Bank Sends Him to x Hospital George Kramer 22 in Effort to Perform Stunt for Admiring Crowds Gets Broken Arm When He Falls 20 Feet FALLING 20feet from the side of the First National corner State street and Federal avenue ended tlie human fly ac tivities of George Kramer 22 Swaledale disastrously in the Mercy hos pital He is suffering from a broken arm sprained ankle and other bruises About oclock Sunday afternoon Mr Kramer was with some friends and they decided to try climbing the sides of the bank building Mr Kramer states that he first attempted to go up the building with his shoes on Then he removed his shoes and found himself to be quite successful in his stockingfeet Mr Kramer made trie climb near Potts jewelry store on State street The sides of the building are brick ana offer little opportunity for finding grips When questioned as to how he was able to do this Mr Kramer stated that he had been studying human fly work under a profes sional He declares that he has al ready climbed several buildings quite successfully On reaching a height which he estimated to Vie about 20 feet he lost his hold and crashed down on the sidewalkl Soon a large crowd gathered He was rushed hospital where it was found he was suffering from a broken arm and sprained ankle The other injuries which he received were of minor nature His condition is not considered serious He suffered from no inter nal injuries and altho he may be confined to the hospital for some tune it is not thot he will suffer any permanent disabilities from his injuries Grain CoOp Told to Buy Wheat Again MINNEAPOLIS March 24 Ti After nearly two weeks absence the Farmers National Grain corporation today instructed its local buyer to reenter the Minneapolis cash grain market and buy wheat at current prices whenever demand deemed ad visable The grain corporation has been out of the local market since Marcn 13 because of lack of storage space Only wheat of high protein quality will be purchased R T Paradis lo cal buyer for the corporation said A reduction of 5 cents a bushel in the farm boards loan value baMs on spring wheat also went into cC Icct here today and brot a prptest from O P b Tacobson chairman of the Minnesota railroad warehouse commission that the reduction is a discrimination against that type of wheat TARIFFPOLITICS NEED A DIVORCE IOWAN INSISTS Rates Are Purely Eco nomic Ramseyer Asserts WASI W den r ASHINGTON March 24 imanci that tariff revision be transferred from the sphere of pol itics to the sphere of economics was voiced today by Representative Ramseyer republican Iowa a mem ber of the house ways azid means Committee Taking the floor of the house as the senate undertook final action on the pending tariff bill the lowan urged that both the republicans and democrats consider the tariff from a nonpolitical standpoint and en able the federal tariff commission to employ the best economist of Uis country to deal with the problem Ramseyer said the time when thr tariff aroused intense partisan feel Ing had passed and that both poli tical parties now stand for protec tion only differing in detail Flvcil National Policy Protection to American agricul ture industry and labor has become a fixed national policy the lowan said There are not many free traders left in this country and there are but Ifew democrats in congress who still advocate the policy of a tariff for revenue only The tariff is a great economic problem he continued It should be considered from a nonpolitical Turn 5 Column 10 GARS CRASH NEAR CARRVILLE Large Crowd Visits Scene in Afternoon No One Was Injured NASHUA March Illi nois Central freight cars careened into the ditch here yesterday morn ing at Cnrrviiie and scattered pota toes apples lumber and barley far nnd wide over the countryside near the track None of the crew was injured The wreck provided a sight worth driving to see for many Sunday automobile pleasure tourists The wrecker was at work clearing away the debris during most of the day It Is estimated that more than 2500 persons visited the scene in the afternoon There were two cars of potatoes me of apples two of barley and five of lumber The cause of the accident is unknown IMRMORE MAN IS FOUND DEAD Death Followed Drinking Bout Believe Humboldt Officers HUMBOLDT March Murphy 72 a resident of Ltvermore for many years was found dead in bed at his home Saturday night his death alleged to have been caused by drinking intoxicating li quor Murphy had been ill for a num ber of days and living alone Kver el to Molt made frequent calls at the Murphy home It is alleged that the two had been drinking Saturday night and Mott returning again to Murphys home later In the eve ning found the aged man dead Mott has also been in R serious con dition during the day Sunday Sher iff VV P Hanson nnd Coroner K W Sproule were called from here by the death of Murphy On Sunday Sheriff Hanson ar rested B Torklcson and R Rislati both of Livermore It is alleged that the Intoxicating liquor used by Murphy and Mott was purchased from Torkleson who he say bought the liquor of Ristall Trains Am Kcmoved SHEFFIELD March 24TrainH N03 MI and M2 were taken oft the Rock Island railroad March BARNES REPORT GIVES BUSHES GOOD OUTLOOK Survey Shows Deposits Railroads Utilities in Good Shape WASHINGTON March 24 Ti A cross section of business con ditions summarizing reports from leaders in many branches of eco nomic endeavor was laid before the nation today by Julius Barnes the chairman of the national business survey conference organized by President Hoover Wthout presuming to draw conclu sions it set forth the weak spots and the strong spots in statistical fashion giving when available com parisons with the figures for the close of 102B and the corresponding period of the previous year Construction Important In assembling the figures Barnes said he learned that the import ance laid upon construction as an influence in restoring industrial bal ance has not been overemphasized1 and that for a revival of construc tion the first requirement is ade quate and reasonably priced credit reports were received he added at a time when we have passed thru a hjfficient portion of the year 1B30 to make possible some formulation of reasonable expecta tions At the same time the federal reserve board issues its monthly bul letin on business and financial con ditions saying that Industrial pro duction had increased employment had remained stationary while wholesale commodity prices and money rates had continued to de cline Uiiosits on Increase The essentials of the Barnes re port were as follows Bond issues for January and February were found to be 33 per cent larger than in the same period of last year with prices tending upward and interest rates lower than a year ago The general outlook In the invest ment field was termed favorable but the statement was added that bankers continue warnings against artificial stimulation Now York Ravings bank deposits are allowing a steady not increase substantially greater than yeais corresponding period the re port faid adding that somo diii tricls elsewhere show moderate in creases over last year and in others declines have been noted Business Bunding Growing total of expenditures COD tcmpifted by Public Utilities for new equipment and new construc tion was set at as JTuiH to ii Cofinmt Plan Sought to Interest Paris Expert LONDON March 21 Wj tary Stimson and Prime Minister MacDonald got together at 10 Downing street with the idea of try Ing to work out some Franco Italian compromise which will be sufficiently interesting to Andre Tnrdieu to draw the French premier back to London The American nnd British dele gation chiefs were taking M Tar dicu at his word that he would re turn to the naval conference when there was something worth while for him to consider Colonel Htim ann was accompanied by Ambassa dor Morrow and Senator Robinson An American spokesman told the Associated Press that hope had nnl by any means been abandoned for a five power agreernent He said that as long as the five nations rep resented at the conference were still there there was still hope To Continue For this reason the Americans were favorably impressed by Dino Grandis statement last week thai lie would remain in London a week after everybody else had departed Turn in Iiige Column MEXICAN BREAKS OUT OF COFFIN AS GRAVE NEARS MEXICO CITY March 21 Juan Garcia 21 a clerk living near Atzacapotzalco a Mexico city sub urb snvcd himself from the grave but nearly sent big startled rela tives here when he suddenly broke from his coffin while being trans ported to a cemetery Following an extremely heavy meal with wine Garcia suddenly collapsed and n physician picj him dead Fiiuiral arrangements were marie nnd inasmuch as burial in Moieo City follows death without delay Vne cortege to the cemetery staitPil and in 30 miuutes more Gaicia would have been interred He recovered however to break the lid from the coffin to the terror of the pallbearers and mourners who in panic LEWIS ORDERS OUSTER HOWAT GETS A LAUGH Trys Kansan Himself Hand at Ordering Expulsion CFRINGFIELD 111 March 24 T Taking the position that John L Lewis has no standing in the Uni ted Mine Workers of America Alex ander Howat president of the Re constructed Miners union organized here two weeks ago has ordered Lewis to appenr before the inter national executive board to answei a charge of fostering a dual union Lewis last week ordered Howat and oilier leaders in the rebellion against his rule to appear before the executive board of his organ ization to show cause why they should not be expelled from tho union Howat and other arch enemies oC Lewis however gave no attention to the order Lenders of the reorganized mi tic workers contend that the Lewis au thority ceased tn March 1920 when the constitution of the United Mine Workers expired after Lewis had postponed the constitutional conven tion required to keep the organiza tion alive The opponents of Lewis further maintain that the miners union was reborn at the convention here as the delegates to the Springfield convention took the name United Mine Workers America and passed their constitution on March 10 1030 before Lewis assembled his convention at Iiulinimpolii FAMILY VICTIMS OF SMASHUP ON FT DODGE ROAD Broken Steering Wheel Is Cause Girls Father Also Hurt rLARION March 9 daughter of Mr and Mis Earl Ashpole was killed out right her father is lying seriously hurt in a Fort Dodge hospital and her mother an older sister and S J McCormick lire badly bruised as the result oC an automobile aqci lent one mile north oC Fort Dodge at 9 oclock last night Tbe group had spent the evening in Fort Dodge and had started for Clarion The steering1 wheel broke and the car careened into the ditcli catching the small girl beneath it Is Railway Conductor Lois 11 the sister of the accident victim who was riding1 in the rear seat with Catherine escaped serious injury but Is badly shaken and bruised from the experience Mr Ashpole is believed to have suffered internal Injuries and will be given an xray examination sometime to day Mrs Aahpolc was badly bruised nnd Mr McCormick who is a brakemnn on the Chicagoj Great Western railroad suffered an injury to his shoulder Mr Ashpole is a conductor on the same road Funeral Not Arranged The body of the dead girl has been brot to Clarion where it IB be ing held in the undertakingparlors pending funeral arrangements Bur ial probably willbe made in the lo calcgmgte cv jind the iites coil rtucti ed in the St Johns Catholic cliurch Aside from her parents and sister who were intlie wreck she Is sur vived by two brothers who had re mained at home while the remain der of the family went to Fort Dodge They are bulh in the Clarion high school C Girl Dies CKDAR RAPIDS Mutch 21 lll Wieneke 13 daughter of Mr and Mrs diaries Wlencke of near rcre died in a local hospital last night as the result of injuries received earlier in the evening when the cir driven by her father struck on the Lincoln highway west oC hrc by one driven by Edward Maun 20 of Cedar Rapids A brother John was cut by fly ing glass while four other brothers and sisters and her father escaped unhurt The accident happened at ho same spot where Wieneke was in jured a year ago Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal March daily diary of a London conference delegate Up early so would have more time to co n f e r oks breakfast cheek with U S treas ury seal Pre mier MacDon ald dropped into hotel to see if we were still over here Down tn C h n r i n Cross station to KOOKRS see new French premier nrrive Over to sec Japanese Discussed immigration Usual trip to house of commons to see if MncDonald voted out of office Received code instruction messages from home one from Hoover and three from Hearst Down to station to see same French premier off as he had been replaced Conference with press at Conference over at Dinner with Italian delegation where movies of Mus solini were shown Home to 11 oclock conference with our own delegation where was discussed ways nnd means of procuring board by the year instead of tho month Cabled home office con ference as a whole reports pro gress Yours WILL Baby Son of Forest City Doctor Dies ot Mastoiditis Attack FOREST CITY March Irish 19 months son of Dr and Mrs T Irish of Forest City died aU Mason City Saturday evening he had been confined for two weeks following mastoid operation The car complications followed a serious at tack of Influenza which the child suffered more than a month ago He is survived by his father moth er and two older sisters Alice Jean nntl Helen Funeral services held Sunday IOWA WEATHER Mostly cloudy Monday night possibly snow in oust portion Hllghtly colder in west portion Tuesday mostly fair slightly wiirmcr In citrcrtii nest por tion Momht7 afternoon LOCAL STATISTICS Globe Gazette weather figures for 21hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning linn in Sunday 52 Above Minimum In Night 2 Above At H A M Monday 30 Above Tram of Figures for like period ending at S oclockSaturday morning Maximum Snturiluy IS Above Minimum In Nlht 31 Aliovo ;