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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 25, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI rrve CENTS PEK COPV ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED wmu HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MARCH 25 1930 Power Problem Couzens Wants Reg ulatory Body Or ganized 813KV1UE NO 143 By CHARLES P STEWART ASH I NO TON March 25 pow er is as big an in dustry as inter state railroading if the opinion furnished by so licitor Charles A Russell of the federal power commission t o Chairman James Couzens of the senate commit tee on interstate commerce holds water in the U S supreme court it ought to for there is not a better rec ognized authority in the country than Solicitor Russell on Intelestate problems As big and due soon to be im mensely bigger with power develop ing at a rate which already makes it the very breath of life to modern civilization Should it not then have placed in control of it at least as formid able a regulative body as the inter state commerce commission V Sena tor Couzens certainly thinks so and Solicitor Russell is supplying him with the necessary raw material to go to work on the creation of one Incidentally advised by Solicitor WOULD ORDER YANKS HOME Kussell the senator proposes to forestall once and forever all fu ture valuation sidestepping by the power folk of the sort which has stood the railroads in such j gel stead in dodging the full force of the interstate commerce commis sions rate rulings THE federal power commission of three members which Senator Couzenshopes to substitute for the present commission consisting of the secretaries of war the interior and agriculture will be a small af fair compared with the body of five commissioners he plans to ask for probably he will not bill hejvhaa tntrodiipea at iter allia desired only to take over fontrol from the trio of cabinet to riec 3 Column 10 TWO BOATS OFF ISLAND IN LAKE Ice Holds Vessels Fast A Rescuers Await Car Ferry T ELAND Mich March 25 Watchers from North Manito Island ia Lake Michigan telephone here at daybreak today that littl change had been made in the pos tion of two boats containing 10 me marooned in the ice between th island and the mainland where the have been held since yesterday The watchers were able to sigh the boats thru field glasses Th boats one a mail boat and the othe a coastguard craft which becam fast while attempting to free th boat whose propeller shaftwa broken are about four miles off th island The mail boat a 30 foot crat operating between Leland and th island is in command of Capt Trac Grosvenor Captain Fisher nnd five men o the South Manitou Island Coast guard are in the other boat Attempts at rescue await the ar rival the car ferry Wabash of the Ann Arbor railroad which is ex pected here this morning Meanwhile Leland fishermen an to take food to th marooned men providedithe ferry fcloiesfndt arrive riieti in the mail boat have not had anything to eat since day before yesterday INDIANA FIRE Another Missing and Third Person Is Perhaps Fatally Injured GARY Ind March 23 One man was killed another is missing and a third was perhaps fatally in jured during a firo which swepl thru an 18 apartment building here early today driving 100 personato the street during a blinding bliz zard Nmieroiis occupants of the flat themselves by leaping into lire nets The flames gnawing up ward devoured the stairways car rying flown many others too fright ened to leap into the life nets MILLION VOTED Mail Plane Forced Down Pilot Unhurt HAGERSTOWN Ltd March 23 in a dense fog a mail plane bound from Washington to Richmond Va crashed near the edge cf Antietam battlefield this morning The pilot Verne Treat umpcc in his parachute and landed unhurf Treat said he ran out of AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I didnt deceive ta about nothin when he vins court in me evcept it didnt seem modest to tell him about one toe bein missin on my right foot Senate Passes House Bill to Increase Figure for Construction BULLETIN WASHINGTON March 23 senate amendment to the 15300000000 Dowell roml liilf increasing front 515000 o a mile the amount of federal aid to states for high way construction was accepted toduy by the house Thu meas ure now goes to the president WASHINGTON March 25 line with President Hoovers desire for speedingup public build ings thrucTut the country the senate today passed the house bill to in crease by 5230000000 the amount for federal building construction The bill provides that 5115000000 of the sum be expended outside the capital The appropriation would be spread over a 10 year period and in creases the total amount for public building construction thruout the country outside of the capital to 5263000000 during this period The senate adopted an amendment restricting the purchnse of land in Washington and this forces the measure to go back to the house for concurrence The measure carried an amend ment by Senator Bratton demo crat New Mexico providing that at least two buildings be constructed m each state for postoffices with receipts of more than SIO000000 for which no public buildings have been provided The annual supply bill for the agriculture department cnrryin a total of for the fiscal year beginning July 1 was also passed Senate Tariff Bill Run Your Own Job Borah Tells Chairman Legse WASHINGTON March 25 PiChairman Legge of the was taken to task in the senate today by oIdahofor contending the export debenture plan was un workable the Idahoan remarking that Legge would do better to dcm in fltnesa to deal with the farm situation before undertaking to advise congress regarding legislation has the export debenture principle of farm el ef winch is opposed by President Hoover placed the Legge statement Alongside it he placed a statemlnt by Alex ande ongae it he placed a statemnt by Aex ander Hamlton on the protective tariff with apologies to Mr Ham I notice Chairman Legge has taken a little time off from his ar dt tOW to a statement on tie export debenture I think it would be more satisfactory to the country if Mr Legge won d demonstrate his fitness to deal with the farm situ at on be fore he undertakes to advise congress regarding legislation i dd U0t terms of the Alexander Hamilton statement Legge m opposing the export debenture system which was incorporated in the tariff bill by the senate contended that im CreUledIyWOId PUt P TO LOSE JOB A P MEMBERS OPEN SESSION 35 Editors Present at Spring Meeting in Des Moines DES MOINES March 25 Thirtyfive persons attended the an nual spring meeting of Iowa mem bers of the Associated Press here today The business session i preceded by a luncheon Those registered at the luncheon A M Link Dubuque Telegrapb HeradGrangervVMit6hcUiFort Dodge Messenger E R Nelson Ottumwa Courier George M Hin shaw Muscatine Journal John Cowles Des Moines Register and Tribune George H Seigle Newton STews Vern J Hall Perry Chief E E Buchner Associated Press correspondent Davenport Ralph V Cram Davenport Democrat Tom Green Burlington Gazette E R Moore Waterloo Courier W Earl Hall Mason City GlobeGa zette Charles E Honce Division lews Editor Associated Press Chicago J Tracy Garrett Burling ou HawkEye John T Milar As iociaUd Press correspondent Des Wilbur C Peterson Asso iatw Press Des Moines Virgil L ewis and H Stanley Woodring owa City lotvan George C Tucker Vebsler City Freeman Journal aruaer Cowles Jr Des Moines Register and Tribune W S Merry nan Fort Dodge Messenger J N tonebraker Webster City Freeman ourual F C Smith and O O racy Keokulc Gate City W C Jasiland and A M Clapp Clinton eraiil Herman J Smith Assoei ted Press correspondent Iowa illy Louis H Ingram traffic rep esenlative Associated Press cs Moines J J Kennedy Amuri an Telephone and Telegraph coin any Dea Moines R J Leysun avonport Times Martin M Kau er Chicago John Huston Ottunv CjiiHer James W Wilson Car ol Herald Basil L Walters DCS Register and Tribune THREE NAMED TO RUN UNION Lewis Appoints Trio to Take Over Illinois Branch INDIANAPOLIS Ind a 25 international ew cvitive board af the United Mine Workers of America today voted unanimously to expel from membership twenty members ot the union who were active In culling tho rump convention in Springfield 111 two weeks ago SPRINGFIELD 111 March 2GOT an injunction issued lasl October John L Lewis internation al president of the United Mlna Workers of America today ordercc Frank Hefferly of Collinsville Jo seph P Goett of Pepria and John T Jones of West Frankfort to take over the management of the miners union in Illinois In appointing the three men pro visional officers of the Illinois dis trict Lewis declared that President Harry Fishwick vice president George Mercer and Secretarytreas urer Walter Nesbit by their actions at the recent reorganization conven tion here seceded from United Mine Workers Lewis attempted to oust the state officers last October after a long battle for dominance of the union in this state He was forestalled however when Fishwick and other opponents obtained a temporary in junction restraining him from in terfering with the union in Illinois An appeal from this injunction is now pending 3rince of Wales May Make Visit to U S and Canada SANTA ROSA Cal March 2r M CaiTuthers rancher said here today he had been in formed that the Prince of Wales ex pected to visit his ranch in western Canada and that the heir to the British throne probably would visit central during August Carnilhcri said he expected Wales to visit his Sonoma county ranch and then go to San Francisco remaining there a short time and then continuing to Detroit and New York Spring Is Delayed by Snowstorm Cadet Coniinandnnt Lieut Col Richardson Jr above who is shitcd to be removed from West Point by the war depart ment Xo reason is given for the projected action ACADEMY HEAD TO LOSE JOB Lieut Col Richardson Jr to Be Removed From West Point WASHINGTON March 25 Lieut Col Robert C Richardson Jr is to bu relieved of his post a commandant at West Point whic be has held for one year No orde has as yet been published regarding the change and war department of ficials declined to comment on M removal other than to admit such an action was to take place So far as is known his conimam at West Point has been without in cident Colonel Richardson has a dis tinguished record He wears the distinguished mcda and bos been awarded a silver star citation He is a native of Soutl Carolina and was graduated fron the military academy in June 3900 He served on the general staff corps from 1920 to 1023 and was gradu ated from the command and genera staff school the followingyear Since no order has been published t was believed that a successor tc Holoncl Richardson had not been De termined upon Aged Eddyville Man Is Held for Shooting WATERLOO March 25 J Williams 71 Eddyville is held in all here pending determination of he extent of the injuries Leo Mis mch 34 received when he was shot n the left side during a rruarrel to lay William Wilkins toFly to Funeral of Eielson DETROIT Mich March 25 Sir Hubert Wilkins polarflyer was at Grosse He airport today awaiting favorable weather reports which would enable him to hop off for Hatton N Dak there to attend the funeral of Carl Ben Eielson who lost his life In Alaska Sir Hubert said it wns hoped to start the trip today but if weather reports were unfavorable he planned tn leave in the morning The trip will be made in a plane was a pugilist of Cedar Falls re Misbnch j by W D Bcale of the De I troit Aiicratt corporation CHICAGO March 25 ter whipped spring backwards to day before a gale of snow that tingled tho midwest Swirling in from the northeast the blaat gripptd Chicago blinding traffic hampered communication systems and hi Id airplanes in their hanga Tliruout the cilv snow piled intn slushy drifts and Lake lasheJ its shoreline in a fury akit to the winters worst storms To the west and north the storm abateJ nnd no snow was reporter but to the cast and southwest win ters echo resounded loudly In Detroit four inches of snow covered the city nnd showed no signs t abating Jn St Louis it was the ame in Indianapolis a driving drizzle gave promise of snov Twenty cows engaged in a mini nluifl stampede on California Ijoul cvaid in Chicago when llio driver of a motor truck blinded by the storm drove the truck into a bridge abument and it turned over Po lice nd cowpunchcrs from the stockyards were called to round up the animals Aged Couple Pound Slain BALTIMORE Md March 2r Pi and Mrs Harry Applewhaite a 70 year old couple were found dead in bed at their home today with their throats cut Police did not know whsthsr the deathsvere due lo murder or suicide An invt i ligation was started GANGLAND GIRDS TO FIGHT BIG 6 CoJ Randolph Retaliates With Pledges of More Funds CHICAGO days Herald March 25 To and Examiner said gangland was gathering a vast de fense fund to combat the anti crime drive of the secret six The challenge of cash was immediately accepted ly Col Robert Isham Ran lolpb president of the chamber 01 commerce and only known member of the committee known as the secret six If they can raise a million dol lars we can raise two or three mil lions he admonished The paper said the defense fund was to be used the first timein tin rial of five alleged extortionists in cicted for kidnaping Theodore Kop clman wealthy insurance broker nnd holding him for ransom A continuance was granted iintlJ Friday when Judge Harry B Miller willed the care to trial yesterday We ire only loo glad to make an issue with crime on this kidnap ing case Colonel Randolph said Those men are guilty and they shall be convicted If it should be necessary to spend a million dol lars on this one case we shall be only too glad to spend it Earlier in the day Judge Miller upheld the right of police to search known gangsters and hoodlums on Might without warrants when he or dered Bernard ODonnell brother of the notorious Klondike to trial for gun carrying SEPARATE VOTE ON FEW ITEMS MAY BE TAKEN Upper House Passes Measure by Count of53to31 WASHINGTON MariIi a ffi out ly the struggle over the tariff the setmtu re cusseil tmlny until Friday for ii brief vacation Senator Wulxli ot liulliuni llio republican leitlor siilil I ln scnalu wimlii incut Friday only long riKingh to iiiljmun until tho following Tuesday when dcbiitu will be gin on llio Norris bill providing For government operation of Musclu Shoals WASHINGTON March 20 Ti Several highly controversial amendments written into the tariff bill by the senate may be brot to separate votes in the bouse before the measure is sent to conference Such a course of procedure it was learned today is finding favor wilh the leaders of both parlies Representative Garner the demo cratic chieftain is actively behind a movement to bring this about and the republican leaders are inclined to concur The bill will come up for action next Monday and in the meanwhile the bulky feet long two fee wide and six incnes figuratively lie on the speakers table Charge Vote Trading Under the present tentative plans the schedules that would be voted upon are those having to do with lumber and cement All three were the subject of spirited debate in the senate and charges were made by some democrats and independent republicans that a vote trading combination had been formed to increase the sugar levy ami impose tariffs on lumber and cement which existing law ad mits to the country free of duty In addition to the move for the separate votes the democrats ot he house expect to make a motion that the bill be sent baclc to the vays and means committee with nstrnctions that increases be con fined to the agricultural schedule To Vote Thursday In announcing that the tariff measure would not be taken up un til Monday Speaker Longworth ex plained that the delay wns to en able the membership to familiarize tself thoroly with the senate amendments before taking action to send the bill to conference The District of Columbia appro priations bill was the subject of fie ale today Tomorrow the house vtll lake up measures sponsored by Ire interniate commerce committee Will Rogers B13VERLY HILLS Gal March tariff bill is all set Nobody in either house of congress is satisfied with it Thais why it passed 01 each one fig ured well it will do h i m more harm than it ivill me Ei erybody gets 1iiise but the few people thai dont nmnufacWILL KOGI3US ture anything How many people is there in the U S that dont manutac ture anything Oh roughly 1 should say about 112 million Who pays for the raise that the manufacturers receive umlei this bill The same people who sent the there that passed the Well uliuls the to i all Brother there is no answer Its been going on like this Cot 150 years If you take it serious you are cuckoo Yours WILL IS NEW EN OF SEAS nnd on Thursday will return to the nstrict supply bill with plans made or reaching a vole bv niglilfatl intJ ben adjourning for the remainder jf the week Vnto WHS flS o SI The tnriff bill was finally np iroved by the senate just before Turn 2 ihimn German Vessel Crosses Atlantic in 4 Days 17 Hours VIEW YORK March 23 A new speed queen of the seas wns enthroned torlay when the North German Lloyd liner Kuropa on her maiden voyage wrested the crown from her sister ship the Bremen The 51000 ton racing greyhound juissed Ambrose lightship the cross ing tape at oclock a m making the 3100 mile crossing from Cherbourg Prance in i days 17 hours and i minutes IJcsinilile Other She bettered by 18 minutes the record established last October by the Bremen which on that occasion bettered by 8 minutes the time of her maiden voyage last July when she dethroned the long Ctinard liner Manrctania The voynge of the Europii was made under more difficult weather conditions than those faced by the Bemen on her record breaking run Thruout the voyage buffeted reignin Suicide Attempt Is Fake So Wife Is Asking for Divorce CHICAGO March r iVi Vdel Cf Carlson wants n divone rom the Inwband who fooled hci bout attempting suicide Lnst November she relate in bet ill fittd yesterday Carlson ciini ut of the bathroom announced he ad swallowed poison anil lay down n the floor with the obvious tiucm f dying strong headwinds nnd heavy H The Europa closely rescjnblcs Hie Bremen in construction and uppcrir ance I he two ships being built un der thp same broad specifications for size and speed However they are llie products of different design ers an different shipbuilders Itllo Vibration Hut are built low to eliminate wind resistance but the Kuropn I ho consi tMction ot which was delayed by two tires contains a number of changes over the Bremen designed to ninttp her speedier and more com fort iblc Th generation of steam is bv oil fired ivnter tube boilers The olcc tric pwer is created by four Dieioid riven dynamos supplvini currcn to 120 electric motors me an nmifti number of auxiliary cbinfi On the sun deck are two j largo Dieseldriven dynnmoii to i the electric driven mni ehineiv should the main station i BRITTEN THINKS LONDON PARLEY HAS BLOWN UP House Chairman Wants U S to Get Busy on Construction WASHINGTON March 25 P Despite optimistic views held in some government circles over the work of the London naval confer ence Chairman Britten of the house naval committee said in a statement today that the American delegation should be withdrawn and the con fcrpnce adjourned so the United Slates could proceed with its war ship construction program Britten said the conference hnd blown up nnd that even a two power equality agreement between the United States nnd Huglnnd would not he permitted by the British ad miralty He said in view of reports of a six months recens that the best in terest of the American navy would call for a complete adjournment at this time while the very life and continuation of the Ramsay Mae Donald tabor government might de pend upon a recess rather than a fiasco Britten Blames British Britten blamed the British admir alty for what he called the failure of the conference and said that a Bix months recess would mean the continued arbitrary domination or the seas by Great Britain In any future European emer gency he added the British navy will repeat its indefensible aufl un lawful World attftfntaHipjJilSir neutral commerce and American in terests will suffer serious losses and probably confiscation by London prize courts The American public should not be beguiled into the belief that Italy Turn io Iapo Column CANADATOAID WAR ON RUNNERS Treaty With U S in Pros pect Commons Told by Premier OTTAWA March 25 nner W L MaeKcnzic King an nounced in the house of commons ycstcrilny that Canada is nogottat Ing with the United Stales for a treaty to suppress smuggling1 He mid the object of the treaty was njt only to stop liquor traffic bill WHS designed to prevent smuiy gling ot all kinds of merchandise boti ways across the border Tne announcement wns made in the course ot tho debate on the amendment to the export bill in lniduced by Mr Kingfor the pur pose il denying customs clearances to jrift currying liquor to the United States The measure has passed its second reading The man who doesnt even know lie ran bn taught nny thinsChicaKO Herald to function After MIH Carlson forced him ij T the vibration by i her jri eat engines two of her oio riinn In Pisi i Ciiliiiiin Jl Blame Jake Drinking for Paralysis Cases LOUISVILLE Ky AInreli 2r of physicians and slate board of health officers that the drinking of ndirlternled Jamniui Binder is the cause of the OMtbreun if prlial paralysis in Kentucky that nns resulted in more than 100 ciiHCs has been substan tiated by cape histories of six rink nnlidotes nnd made a great iss over him she discovered lio adnt token poison after all it was ist a fake Among other cruellies listed by Irs Carlson are his rerusal to peak to her for a week at a time and more recently his search for her wilh a gun HenlMi ironn to Mrct DKS MOINES March 2r rVi Stressing1 prevention of disease tli fifth annual slnle public health con ference will be hold here April and Dr Henry Albert IOWA WEATHER Tartly cloudy to cloudy with IOCHI KIIOWS Tiiosdsiy night anil priibiibly in ovtrenui cast por tion Wednesday morning Con tinued cold LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGaxette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Mmulity Above Minimum In Nlglii 21 Above At H A M Tiiisilny 2i Above Trace of Jtaln nnd Snow With the reputed April showers of next month approaching March strutted yomo of the temperament j lor which it ii noted Monday There j was rain and snow and just a touch I of sleet Thats March Tuesday dawned clear but with wind out of northwest i commissioner announced tocliiy hciiUhjniei li ot here for observation ;