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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 27, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home L XXXVI FIVE GENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE JJBRVIUB MASON TTTV TOW A K rnaouiN oix IUWA HOME EDITION Vote Sample Is Worked yut for Readers By Stewart Sy CHARLES STEWART ASHINGTON March 27 CPA1 fly in to aterrible rage when accused o swapping votes among them selves for tarif advantages One can see that it must be a temptation For instance Assume tha Senator A is from a grea vacuum produc ing state which wants a high duty on foreign made vacuum in order to have a virtual monopoly j of the American Mum market but which pro es no augerholes or doughnut PS whatever and consequently Ud prefer to keep them on the list to be able to buy auger and doughnutcores under etitwe conditions whereas Jtor Bs states chief product ia with no vacuum or jhnutcores and Senator Cs ts pet ig doughnut B minus anyaugerholes or Sim IBVIOUSLY a situation like this Wesentsan opportunity for a Kef supposing Senators A B anc to be selfish enough in their own vpectlve states behalf and suf mindful maybe of their i chances of reelection to avail fnselves of it Equally obviously if they do avail mselyes of it they do so with a tcj enabling their three states more for vacuum auger Jnd the LrJiS states expense iibly sruch a policy is highly Lic from a statewide stand it is not very patriotic GRAVE WRONG imittee Resents Action iken Against Trio From Missouri ftBERTY Mo March 27 I kiissal of three professors among a former Des Moines univer teaclier from William Jewell ege oh charges oe modernism been calleda grave academic mg by a committee from the erlcan Association of Univer j Professors f Among tie findings published In ji 5 current issue of the association the committee reported I yThat President H c Wayman J yd laid j plaim to possession of tademic degrees to which he was t entitled and had gained profes inal advantages from such claims PTliat tlie charge of modernism overdrawn that it possessed mdity only for the extreme fun mentallst partisans and that in s extreme sense it was not the 1 ground of the boards action io it was a weapon used in the trove rsy Vayman left the presidency and it to Des Moines university ch shortly thereafter experienced iculties and was closed as a re a student revolt Oldest Priest Dies OlINE HI March 27 J S Kelly oldest clergyman ilolme in point of service having i7ed as pastor of St Marys rch for more than 32 years died ay after an illness of 10 disease AUNT HEX ByrRobert Quillen t It aint hard to shume a ian out o takin a dr ink if u dont beg him ov talk isy enough to make him fdq it just to show he aint Scared to f MARCH 27 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL 145 PRISON RIOT Plan Insanity Test for Slayer of Two Daught ers MURDERCHARGE TO BE FILED IN NEWTON DEATHS Farmer Beat One Girl and Shot Younger Child VTEWTON March 27 J of first degree murder will be filed late today or tomorrow against George McKinney who killed his daughters Artie Dora 25 and Gladys 12 County Attorney A II Miller said this morning Miller indicated he might take McKinney into court this week on a county attorneys information or he may wait until the spring term of court and of the grand jury opening April S Dr M C Mackin superintendent of the Mt Pleasant state hospital was called here today to make an insanity test of McKinney County officials said they were prepared to fight any plea of insanity unless competent physicians found McKin ney mentally unbalanced They de nied that they wereworking on an insanity motive for the double slay ing Agent McPherson also joined in the investigation today He went to the McKinney farm to take pictures and announced that he would halve the bodies ofthe slain girls examined again McKinney claims he shot the elder eughter but physicians who exam feed the body declare he beat her to death MOTIVE IS SOUGHT NEWTON March 27 county officials were seeking a motive today that prompted George McKinney Mitchellville farmer to beat his daughter Artie Dora 23 to death and then shoot and kill his other daughter Gladys 12 on his farm three miles southeast of Mitch ellville Puzzled over the motive for the slayings officials turned to insanity Turn to Page 4 Column GERMANCABINET IS FORCED OUT Mueller Regime Ends With Failure to Agree onIn surance Item BERLIN March 27 Mueller cabinet resigned today The resignation followed all day discus sions of parts leaders which failed to result in an agreement on the question of unemployment insur ance The ministry which has been in office almost two years has had difficult sailing1 of late particularly with the financial programof Dr Paul Moldenhauer minister of finance Stock Prices March 27 vioi iish demonstration cen the utility shares in the early trading in todays stock mar ket was checked by heavy profit taking in the industrials and by midday price trends were highly ir regular Tlie volume of tradingwas so lorge that the ticker fell more than half an hour behind trading which caused considerable confusion and prompted nervous traders to sell By midday early gains running from 51 to 54 a share in an assort ment of utilities and specialties were largely canceled and severa1 shares showed net losses of to more than 53 a share including Westinghouse Electric Gillette Johns IJanville Radio Columbia Gas United Aircraft and Vanadium Studebaker sank 62 cents to a new lowfor 1930 at At midday several shares showec losses of 53 to 56 During the aft ernoon however a strong forward movement ed by several of the cop pers and industrials resulted in can cellation of many of the losses anc altho flurries of selling swept thru the market in the late trading clos ing quotations were irregularl higher BRIAND OFFERS HOPE FOR PARIS CUT IN DEMANDS Mutual Guarantees for French Safety Is Necessary LONDONV March 27 The chief delegates to the naval meeting nt St James palace this afternoon decided to hold a plenary ses sion a week from tomorrow It was expected that tiie question of some sort of security puct for the hcnefitof the French would come vpat Unit time T ONDON March 27 Briaud French foreign minister was reported unofficially today to have told Arthur Henderson British foreign minister that France would be able to cut her naval tonnage program if the five power naval con ference would produce a pact of mutual guarantees for the Mediter ranean M BHarid indicated that he thot such a pact should be on the lines of the league of nations model treaties for mutual guaranty which to his mind would not mean that Great Britain would undertake obli gations other than those which she already has accepted under article XV of the covenant of the league of nations TOKYO OBJECTS TO PROBE WET AND DRY LOBBIES Caraway Announces Inquiry of Organization by Y Committee WASHINGTON March 27 An investigation of wet and dry or janiratlons is planned by the senate obby committee Chairman Caraway of the com mittee said today the inquiry prob ably would begin as soon as the in vestigation Into persons and organ zations Interested In Muscle Shoals ivas completed The Muscle Shoals investigation s expected to be finished next Tues day with testimony by W B Bell president of the American Cyanamld company which now has an offer pending in congress to lease the overnment power and nitrate plant Carawa said the first witness in the prohibition inquiry probably vould be Representative Tinkham republican of Massachusetts who bas asked to be heard by the lobby committee TOKYO March 27 tion by the naval general staff to the tentative naval for mula for America ana Japan as out lined at the London conference ap peared today to have forestalled Japans decision as to its accepta bility An extraordinary session of the cabinet set for today to pass on the formula allowing Japan G08 per cent of tho naval tonnage or the United States was called off From authoritative sources it was learned that various difficulties had Turn to Iase 4 Column Fire Destroys Long Beach Hotel LONG BEACH N Y March 27 early today destroyed the 51000000 Hotel LaFayettc in Park avenue which was to have been opened within a few days The origin of the fire was not determined lownn KHed by Freight NORTH BUENA VISTA March 27 Klasa 0 of Du buque was killed last night wlien he var struck by a freight car Hir body was thrown into the river It wnu Tuonverarl later CHICKASAW COUNTYS PRIDE Mrs Faltisek Left Note Two Doctors Baby fejureci in Explosion CANTON Ohio March 27 Two physicians were burned seri ousl3 and a baby of whom an xray picture was being taken was blown across the operating room at the Molly Stark tuberculosis hospital northeast of here today by an ex plosion of the film Ambulances and surgeons from Canton were rushed to the hospital Hospital officials were reticent to discuss the accident claiming it was not serious They admitted however that an xray tube blew lip while the machine was in operation Dr H O Black who resigned as president of the hospital several days ago was called to shortly after the explosion Police said that the two physi cians were badly burned but this hospital authorities refused to con firm N J BISHOP IS EPISCOPAL HEAD The Rev James De Wolf Perry Succeeds as Primate CHICAGO March RL Rev James De 27 Wolf Perry bishop of Rhode Island since 1911 is the new primate of the Protestant Espiscopal church In America Elected by the house of bishops yes ierday the primate succeeds Charles P Anderson bishop of Chicago who died Jan 28 last Of the 331 bishops eligible to vote 81 gathered in St James cathedral mi after a five hour session Bishop Perry was named on the seventh jallot receiving G9 more ihan was necessary for election The descendant of an old New England family Bishop Perry was xrn on Oct 3 1871 in Germantown Pa where his father the late Rev Tames De Wolf Perry was rector of Calvary Episcopal church Soon after his election the pri nate named the Rt Rev Hugh Lat mer Burlcson bishop of South Da cota assistant Bishop Frederick F leese of Chicago was elected vice chairman of the house Before adjourning the house of bishops adopted a resolutionpre sented by the Rt Rev William T Manning bishop of New York ut ering a solemn protest against the religious persecution in Russia vhich shocks the moral sense of the ivilized world Sea Cnntaln s Dead PLYMOUTH Eng March 27 T Wiljiam Rind of the United States liner S S President Hard ng died suddenly of cerebral hem orrhage aboard his vessel here oday His body will be sent to New York for burial YOUNG BRIDE IS STILL SERIOUSLY ILL IN HOSPITAL Domestic Troubles Be lieved Cause of Sui cide Attempt At a oclock Thursday after noon there was little clmngo Jnthe condlUon of Mrs Innl FalHsek Plymouth who at tempted Riiicldo Wednesday afternoon by shooting herself It will bo a few duys before her recovery is assured physi clans state difficulties are believed J by officials to have been the nio tive which caused Mrs Paul Fal tisek 25 Plymouth to attempt suicide Wednesday afternoon by shooting herself She is confined to Mercy hospital where her condition is considered critical by physicians Altho she rested poorly Wednes day night physicians believed that her condition showed improvement Thursday morning The bullet bored a hole thru her abdomen slightly beneath her heart It will he three or four days accordingto phy sicians before it can be known whether she will recover Sheriff G E Cress Sheriff R C Schiffman investigated the case and obtained statements from Mrs Faltisek that her wounds were self inflicted A note was found in her purse which Sheriff Cress be lieves she wrote altho she denies that she left a letter No name is signed Note Is Discovered The note says v Go fiomo onco In a iviiilo Paul Send mo home Send my clothes and phonograph home Do not marry again When you send the telegram inako it as easy as possible Get my ring and watch out nnd send Ilicm to mama Mr and Mrs Falllsek have been married less than a year Mr Falti sek Is now in Mercy hospital re covering from a major operation He has not been told of the attempt by his wife to commit suicide Monday Mrs Faltisek appeared at the police station with a new 3220 Turn fo Pace J Column Accuse Man of Theft of Entire Equipment to Start Gas Station SEMINOLE Okla March 27 yP K C Huckins who by his own ad mission nursed nn ambition to go into business for himself but lacked the necessary funds Is held in a Scmlnole jail charged with theft of equipment for an filling station Trio Binds A oung Wife in Her Auto BAD AXE Mich March 27 Bound with adhesive tape a dog collcr and roped to the drivers po sition in her automobile Mrs El sie Mills 25 Detroit drove into a filling station three miles south of here late last night and told of hav ing been kidnaped near her home She and her husband she said hac received notes threatening them if they appeared in a civil suit filed against them by a former landlord Tvo of three men in another car she said jumped into her machine They fastened her left hand to the steering wheel with a dog collur and anlieslvo tape taped her right hand to the gear shift lever and tied hrr left leg to the steering rod post in such manner as to bo over tha clutch pedal Two of the men remained in her car aud forced her to drive from p m until nearly midnight apparently seeking a shack in which she believed they intended to imprison her The third man fol lowed in another car When the lat ter became stalled on a snowcov ered voad 10 miles south of here Mrs Mills said the two men vilh her got out and went back warning her not to move T took a chance and drove avay as fxsr as I could she adued A search by Sheriff John L Hoft man failedto find any trace of the men ct the stalled machine WATZL POLICY DECLARED VOID Insurance Taken Out in Vienna Will Not Be Paid Claim VIENNA March ac cident and suicide insurance policy lalten out by Dr Hermann Ernst Wnlzl of Cleveland for his bigamous bride Mrs Mary McGranaban of that city a few days before he shrt her and then himself in a hotel here was said by the insurance company to be void In the policy which was made oul to Mrs Eva Hovarth of Cleveland mother of Mrs McGranahan the suicide clause was not operative for two years after its issuance Watzl procured the policy under the false name of Flassak By shooting himself Sunday when his own policy of 535000 ex pired Watzl is believed here to have assured collection of the amount by ils wife and two daughters in Cleveland Watzl a prominent chemist dis appeared last November and was entire gasoline discovered only after he had shot I himself and Mrs McGrannlmn Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal March wrote about my democratic candidate and didnt mention his name I dont think I needed to I said he has been given a university de gree for his ad vice in high fi nance Well what democrat have we got that could get into a big finan cial conference WILL ROGERS unless he was a watchmon or messenger boy outside of Owen D Young Well Owen is my man Since Grundys tariff lias passed there is going to be more unemployment About 60 birds drawing wages as republican con gressmen will be washed in No vember Yours WILL ROGERS MERCHANT DIES WHILE STORE IS LOST IN FLAMES Firemen Ordered Parson Man Not to ReEnter Building J7ARSON March 27 Thompson 63 hardware mer chant was killed last nigbt in a fire which swept a business block with a loss of several thousand dol lars Thompson was helping volunteers salvage merchandise from his store and is believed to have reentered the building after firemen had or dered cessation of efforts to remove goods The fire which started at 11 p m destroyed the Rudy grocery and general store a garage Thomp sons hardware store and the R C Prunty produce station The flames were not extinguished until 2 a m The fire had such headway that volunteers confined their efforts to saving other busi ness structures TRAFTQN MAY BE SUSPENDED Boxing Official Says Chi cagoan Never Landed Blow KANSAS CITY March 27 Pi Harry Davis member of the state boxing commission announced to day he would recommend to the commission the indefinite suspen sion from Missouri boxing rings of George Trafton Chicago licavyr weight who was knocked out In 54 seconds here last night by Prlmo Camera Italian giant Trafton clkl not land a clean blow on Camera Davis said the blows that resulted in the first two trips of the Chicagoan to the canvas did not appear to have been solid enough to cause an upset The boxing official added Uint he was not sure that the final blows struck by Camera were of knockout force Trafton was reported to have received for his 54 seconds appearance Camera was paid J FOOD MUTINY IN S PEN UNDER CONTROL 750 Convicts Refuse to Work Demand Bet ter Fare BULLETIN JEFFERSON CITY Mo March 27 m Warden Leslie Iltulnlph of the Missouri peni tentiary announced this after noon that ho had learned of an plot among convicts responsible for todays rioting to burn down at least two pri son factories mid if possible to make a break lor liberty JEFFERSON CITY Mo March 27 J fB Tear gas bombs and clubs were used to rout 750 convicts from the dining hall of the Missouri pen itentiary this afternoon and quell a second mutinous outbreak in as many days About 20 prisoners were injured in the clasn with prison guards nnd a company of Missouri national guardsmen The convicts were dislodged with dead tear bombs containing no gas which were hurled into the dining hnll to frighten them but when they started noting the guardsmen brot their clubs into action Windows in the dining hall wero smashed and missiles were hurled but the prisoners were not armed and the skirmish was short lived Whle national at one end ound an machine gxmsjtraiiied on the hall but not a shot was fired The convicts the same group that staged arebellion in the dining hall yesterday by refusing to eat stew and meat had defied prison authorities for 30 minutes before they were routed and were driven out only after Warden Leslie Rudolph had warned them that if they did not obey peacefully force would be used Injured to Hospitals The injured men none of whom was believed seriously hurt were taken to the prison hospital and the others were marched to their cells Tho clash was the first since tlu trouble started at noon yesterday and climaxed a day of striking among the approximately GOO cou vicls who refused to go to work at the various factories They forced suspension of work in six peniten tiary plants Most of the prisoners adopted a sullen passive resistance attitude and refused even to talk Those who did talk however said the trouble was thnt they wanted better food and less work 500 ON STRIKE JEFFERSON CITY Mo March 27 Approximately 500 convicts in five factories inside the Missouri penitentiary walls went on strike today after 750 had mutinied yes terday against prison food The new Turn I Column Boy and Girl Found Dead in Car They Parked in Cemetery JONESVILLB Mich March 27 Durfey and Ceclle Nyo 17 year old high school students who had been raisaing since Monday night were f9und dead this morning in Durfeys sedan parked in a cem etery near here The two students had left tho Jonesville high school Monday night following a football banquetDurfey said he was to drive Miss Nyc home No indica tions ns to what caused their deaths were founrt IOWA WEATHER Probably fair Tliiirsdny night nnd Friday some cloudiness Slightly warmer Friday in west portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazcttc weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Thursday Warmest Wednesday 30 Abovr Coldest in Night 20 Above At 8 A M Thursday Abovo Three days remarkably similar as to temperature nnd temperature range 20 above ou the minimum side and about 30 above on tho max imum side And the wind persisted from the northwest Thursday morn ing with sun and clouds in a con test for supremacy ;