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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 28, 1930, Mason City, Iowa v i i Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXX VI FIVE CENTS PEK COPY Watching Bay State Politicians Interest ed in Flopping Activities ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1KB SERVICE EDITION By CUAKLES P STEWART ASHINGTON March achusetts is an intensely inter esting state politicians this year not to Massachusetts politicians alone or even exclus ively to New Eng lar 1 politician but to politicians all over the coun try and in both parties That is because of the way it has been acting re cently Flopping out of the safelyrepub lican column it has become de fcldedly doubtful It went for Al Smth in 1928 It has one demo cratic I Walsh As lately as several weeks ago its sec ond congressional district exPresi dent Coolidges gave the first democratic majority in its his tory elected William J Granfield to succeed William K Kaynor who had been killed in a plane crash in house of representatives 1UOT only are Massachusetts two A ballots in the senate and 16 In the house of representatives of more than a little consequence on Capitol hall and its 18 electoral ballots of corresponding consequence at the white A study of the political ferment which seems to be at work among Bay state voters may be of vital im portance on general national prin ciples v Because who can say that the same ferment is not working else Massachusetts majority for Al Smith was a nasty jolt to the G O P but it still hung on to13 out of MASON CITY IOWA FBIDAY MARCH 28 1930 UTED PUSS ttmaullLrttMu UPPLmlOT 8EHltiB Mn PRISONERS ItVlllVtftBtMI I Cluui lu Ingc 2 Column 3 MAIN IS HOME Jaude W Cook Contractor Had Been on TourJhru Southwest HAMPTON March W Cook Honsells mayor and building contractor who was re ported to be missing two weeks ego has returned from a business trip thru the southwestern states A search was made for Mr Cook after his sudden departure from his home He advised his wife by letter that he would be gone two weeks and as soon as he learned that a search was being made for him he phoned Mrs Cook from a point m Oklahoma NEWTONSLAYER DESCRIBES DOUBLE MURDER VfcKinney Taken to View Bodies of 2 Daughters NEWTON March 23 George McIUriney 52 confessed slayer of his two daughters to day was taken to MItchellvllle to view the bodies of Artie Dora 35and Gladys 12 XTEWTON March J1 apparent George Me Klnney 52 today reconstructed for County Attorney Miller and State Agent E CVMcPherson the slaying of his daughters Artie Dora 25 and Gladys 12 In calm tones he said I prob ably used a stick of wood to beat Artie to death and then burned the wood Even when confronted with the blood stained coat and hat of nls younger daughter he made no ap parent display of remorse The story he toldwas essentially that which had been pieced together previously Went After Revolver McICinney said that after Mrs McKinney and his sons left their farm home near THitchellville Wed nesday afternoon he went to the woodshed to get his revolver He tnen went into the house where he found Artie changing the front room He said he seized her by the left arm and struck her several times Only when he thot she was dead he told officers did he stop beating her He then dragged her upstairs to a bedroom and locked the door Later he said he got into nis automobile and went to meet Gladys returning from her school He drove into the garage with his daughter beside him There holding her head with his left hand he shot her One of the bullets ne said struck his left hand but he was unaware of it until he left the garage Used Piece of Wood During the questioning McKlnney first said he shot Artie but changed his story when told that no bullet ELECT NEW EPISCOPAL PRIMATE The Ut Rev James DeWolf Perry I D of new presiding bishop ot ihe Episcopal church Ky tile house of bishops meeting in a Is tho elected Wife of One Time German Air Flyer I Suing for Divorce CHICAGO March 28 Lottie Brener Von Buelow 67 yesenlay filed suit for divorce from Enrique Dechow Von Buelow former German World war aviator who id 30 years her junior Her bill misconduct with several unnamed women Mrs Von Buelow is the widow of Nathan T Brenner millionnaire pol iticicti and former president of the American Insulated Wire and Cable company He died two years ace after settling on her They were married May 7 1929 She charges infidelity AUNT HET By Robert Quillen After a woman gets my she learns thre aint no domestic problems you jant settle with prayer an atience an a can openeiy Turn n InKe 2 Column AGENTlS DINTY MOORES Famed N Y Cafe Yields Assorted Quantity of Liquors NEW YORK March 28 secret panel in Dinty Moores was no secret today after a squad of federal prohibition agents went be hind it and emergedwith a taxicab load of assorted beverages Dinty Moores restaurant in West Fortysixth street a favorite with tle theatrical folks was crowded with diners last night when at a signal from Agent James Healy 14 prohibition agents rose from tables in various parts of the dining room and converged on the kitchen One of them pulled a chain from a wall and the secret panel opened Thru the opening the agents descended into the sub basement from which they took burlap bags and cartons and bot tles They said the haul included ale beer whisky and cordials William Moore 31 son of Ihe proprietor and manager of the place together with the cashier a bartender head waiter and waiter were arrested Moore was charged with sale and possession of liquor and maintaining a nuisance Bank in Coolidges Home Town Is Closed NORTHAMPTON f Mass March 28 Hampshire County Trust company closed Its doors this morning with a shortage of approx imately Blame for the loss was placed directly upon Harold H ISewcomb former manager of the savings department by Arthur Guy state bank examiner in charge A statement by Ralph Hemenway president said savings deposits would suffer no loss MRS FALTISEK s IS IMPROVING Temperature of Woman Who Attempted Suicide About Normal Encouraging is the comment made by physicians on the condition of Mrs Paul Faltisek Plymouth who is suffering from a wound in flicted Wednesday afternoon when she attempted to kill herself by shooting She Is confined to Mercy hospital Her home at Plymouth has been locked by Sheriff G E Cress while she is in the hospital to keep prowlers away Her husband is in the same hospital recovering from ii recent major operation Mrs Faltisek who is 21 years of age has been resting more comfort aby and is suffering but little paiu Her temperature is nearly normal and she has shown considerable im provement Her condition is still thot serious by physicians It is believed that if no compli cations set in her recovery will be assured Mrs Faltisek told officials she attempted to commit suicide at her home with a 3220 revolver Do mestic difficulties are tbot by offi cials to have been a motive for her act PAYNE IS OUT SENATE Former Newspaperman Is Candidate for G 0 P Nomination DES MOINES March 28 W O Payne former Nevada and Des Moines newspaperman today took out nomination papers from the secretary of state for the republi can nomination for United States senator Several years ago Payne published the Forum a weekly poli tical journal at Des Moines Upright Life Is Dream of CyThomson AUSTIN Minn March evident desire to live an upright and modest life was shown today in a statement to the public by Cy Thomson paroled Hormel defaulter thru his brother H A Thomson of Minneapolis The former convict is living on a farm about 5 miles from Minne apolis but his exact location Is un known to any except his immediate family As if coming from a nine year hiding place Cy tells of the thrills he experienced in seeing the trim bodied automobiles of today the impression the radio made upon him and of his desire to hear the talking motion picture Surprised at Changes Tho confined in one of the most modern penal Institutions of the world the life of a free man among his fellow beings has not been his for nearly nine years and things that seem commonplace to those on the outside are today marvelous wonders to Cy A new world in a sense is suddenly opened to him and evidently it has made its impression upon him His statement as given to the newspapers in response to insistent requests from publications of the Northwest reads as follows The unqualified feeling of joy and surprise which thrilled me thruout my ride from Stillwater Monday cannot be described but can only be partially appreciated by the fact that for the first time In nearly a decade have I seen the in automobiles and the marked cKanges in their apear ance As I stepped into my brothers house last night I heard a radio for the first time and have yet to ex perience another and startling form of entertainment the talking mo tion picture No Criticism of Officers My time has been largely occu pied with accounting matters and the work has been helpful and in tTnrn to Pace Column CABINET German Centrist Leader to Occupy Post of Mueller BERLIN March 28 Bruemng centrist leader was asked by Kident Von Hindenburg to day to form a new cabinet replac ing that of Chancellor Herman who resigned yesterday Herr Bruening accepted Aflr receiving Herr Omening Presilcnt VonHindenburg in ac cordance with usage gave audience to Laul Locbe president of the relersiag to discuss the situation but it was merely of mutual Infor mafiva character Herr Bruening in accepting prejidLntial mandate gave Fielo Marshal Von Hindenburg to umJer stan I ne would form a new govrn men within 24 hours The president told him exprcanlv that ne did not want him to confer for i longtime with the parties ind obUin their approval in advance he said he should construct a cabinet without definitely bindin TO BE MONDAY Bonds Are Not Reduced and Wizard Goes Back to Jail CEDARRAPIDS March 28 lp Elmer S Huckins of Hancock Wis was arraigned before District Judge Ellison today on a clmrgot obtaining money under false pre tenses At the request of his attorney Walter J Barngrover he was giv en until a m Monday to en ter a plea Barngrover made no ef fort to have the 522000 bond set for Huckins release reduced aud the alleged financial wizard was rp turned to jail The charges against Huckins are theoutgrowth of a mysterious bus iness enterprise by which he is al leged to have paid investors divi dends of 26 to 52 per cent His son George Huckins of Cedar Rapids was convicted last week on a similar charge preferred against him by Emil Lcvsen of Springville former major league baseball pitch er His attorneys have until earlv next week to effect an appeal Irish Free State Head Loses Vote the parties to a Bruening agreed coalition Herr Scotland Yard Head Expected to Resign LONDON March 28 The Daily Herald Labor Organ said to day that Lord Byng probably would resign as chief commissioner of metropolitan police and head of Scotland Yard on his return from South Africa soon Lord Byng has been advised that return to police tulles may bring another break down in his health Five Girls Arc Injured NASHVILLE Tcnn March 28 Five girls were injured today in a fire that destroyed a dormitory of David Lipscomb college Two Expecting 1000 at Belmond Music Test BELMOND March 28 tries are coming in fast to those in charge of the district music con test at Belmond April 4 and 5 From 700 to 1000 arc expected in town on those days to try for mus icul honors DUBLIN Irish Free State March 28 government of Presi dent William T Cosgrave resigned today after its defeat in the dail yesterday on an opposition measure by two votes Eamonn De Valera leader of the fianna fail which is the Irish op position is in the United States bean T OKelley is acting as leader m his absence The vote by which the government fell was 66 to 64 20 members of the dai being absent The Irish Kree State parliament was organized in October 1827 Resignation of an Irish Free State government does not necessarily in volve a new general election the constitution providing for a change in regime without a plebiscite The government defeat came on the second reading of a bill for ex tending operations of the old age pensions act It was introduced by henchmen of Mr De Valera the government opposing The opposi tion cheered the result with cries of resign The decision to resign was taken at a cabinet meeting this morning After announcement of the resigna tion the dall adjourned until Wed nesday President Cosgrave tele graphed the decision to Governor General James MacNeill who Is spending a holiday abroad Fifty Cars Destroyed in Des Moines Fi ire DES MOINES March 82 Fire broke out early today along automobile row in the business district and by a m had des troyed a three story building md more than 50 cars The majority rt Des Moines fire fighting apparatus was in use against the blaze A half hour later the fire was un der control with the principal dam age confined to a quarter of a block Windows in adjacent buIU ings were broken by the heat Tiiirty persons fled from their apartments in a structure to the rear ii the Claibornc Reo company which suffered the irieatcst FRENCH CRISIS IS EASIER BUT ROME IS FIRM Delegates Hope to Get Italy to Agree to Compromise WASHINGTON March 28 signature of a consultutlvu puct at Hie London naval conference was vigorous ly opposed today by Senator Swanson of Virginia the rank ing defocrat on tho foreign re lations committee who ex pressed the hope that President Hoover likewise would oppose T ONDON March 28 succeeded in drawing France back into the five power naval par ley the American and British dele gations today turned their attention particularly to Italy with the hope of some sort of compromise from the representatives of the Mussolini government Meanwhile both among the dele gations and conference observers the offer of security which will be made Prance as price of reduc tion of her naval figures and the consultative pact into which the Americans may be drawn continued the principal topic of conversation But while the situation with ref France apparently lias been greatly eased Italy has stood to her guns and reiterated her orig inal contention parity with any continental power Get Delegates Together France as consistently Is main taining even tho this phase of naval argument is out ot the lime light that she cannot accept parity with Italy and that the Rome gov ernment wants the right to build up to Frances total with no intention or capacity to do so The principal idea of the British and Americans now is to get the French and Italians face to face to discuss their differences Thus far efforts to achieve that meeting have proved fruitless Ambassador Gibson talked last night with Dino Grandi Italian foreign minister and head of his governments delegation here while Secretary Stimson Ambassador Gibson and Prime Minister Mac Donald got together this morning at 10 Downing street to discuss the situation Wont DI wills Reports American headquarters this fore noon declined to discuss reports from Washington to the effect that the idea of a consultative pact meeting with opposition in some quarters Observers gathered the impjes slon that the delegation felt averse to criticism at this time on the ground that it was premature Since Colonel Stimson hag said merely that the Americana will loolt at the consultative Idea with an open mind it was pointed out that no formal proposal has been put before the Americans Experts met at the foreign office this morningto consider concluding Turn to 2 Column PROXJESASSliRE STEEL COMBINE Success of Proposal Is Cer tain Says Tube Board Chairman YOIINGSTOWN Ohio March 8 in the hands the Youngstown Sheet and Tube com pany to be voted in favor of his pro posed merger with Bethlehem Steel company April 8 are sufficient to aisiiru success of the proposal A Campbell chairman of tlio sheet and tube board announced to day Mr Campbells statement fol lowrd claims made yesterday by Cyrus S Eaton chief of the opposi tion of the merger that proponents had only 510000 of the shares the need tr approve the deal while op ponents hold 412000 shares or morn ban enough to block it It Isnt mere swellhead that an noys us but the impudence that dares to feel as Important na we Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal March comes under the head of Public Health and National W e 1 f a r e I just got some papers from Claremore You remember those Jamaica ging er victims in Oklahoma City Well there was a dozen of them come to Clare more paralyzed WILL ROUEKS on crutches and cots and it cured everyoneof them not only cured cm of paralysis but of drinking jake Now I am not kidding about this cure Illness is too serious for that so if you have any friends contemplating drinking jake Claremore ra dium water is that only known antidote Yours WILL SOUTH DAKOTA WANTSCAPONE Letter Sent to Gang Leader Inviting Him to Black Hills CITY S Dak March 28 Scarface Al Capone Chica go s outcast gang lord is invited to make hishome in the Black Hills of South Dakota where the stranger is not judged by reports of his past record Signed by Dan Evans secretary of the Rapid City chamber of com merce a letter was in the mails to day offering Cupone the open hos pitality of the west and motin that portion of the scriptures which admonishes against criticism of the crimes of others Capone former convict who hub been told he is not wanted at Chi cago or Miami Fla was assured the glad hand of welcome into a community practically free from crime We extend this invitation Avails wrote with the sincere be lief that with tho associates that you would meet here you would soon outlive the intimated crimes that have been credited to you without any proof whatsoever and soon you would be recognized as a Jaw abiding citizen and a credit to the community where you reside The loiter went into detail de scribing the Black Hills and told of Calvin Coolidges vacation here In 1021 Governor Says No PIERRE S Dak March 28 Fll cast the first stone was Gov W 7 Bulows reply to Rapid Citys invitation to Scarface Al Capone notorious Chicago gangster to make his home In South Dakota We dont want Capone or any of iiis kind in South Dakota the gov ernor said We have a law abiding state as far as the gang racket goes and we propose to keep it so The governor did not comment ou what means if any he would take to keep Capone from living in Soutli Dakota if he chose to accept the in vitation LENIENCY GETS BLAME FOR RIOT IN PENITENTIARY 3000 Convicts Forced to Go Without Any Breakfast JEFFERSON CITY Mo March J 28 an Iron hand rule at the Missouri peniten tiary today dcene of mutinous dis orders for two clays guards clubbed IS unruly convicts this morning when they attempted to get tougn as they were called ram their cells The convicts were injured suffi ciently to require treatment in the prison hospital Some of them tho guards said were licensed of having beaten oilier prisoners for falling to join in yesterdays strikes aud other nets of disorder A checkup today showed that a tQtal of 62 convicts bad been treat ed at the hospital fminjuries fn flicted by guards or in some cases by their own companions BHiuics Ienlcnt Methods Blame for HID trouble is ascribed by Wartlen Rudolph aud other prison officials entirely to the leni ent methods that have been in vogue and to outside interference from welfare workers and persons who have criticized disciplinary methods It has been a growing situation the warden said and finally got to the place where about 200 convfcts thot they could get away with any thing and run the prison MONROE VOTES BONDS Special Election Assures Paving of Highway No 6 Across County ALHIA March 28 comity today was assured of oom plelion of highway Nu G across ihe county as a result of the passin of a bond issue by a large majority in a special election yes terday Albia rolled up a vote ot 103 for and 757 against Most of the opposition came from the rural listrcls Authori7ation of the bonds brot Jowas total for bonds of a jiri ilnr nature to 5102000000 JEFFERSON CITY Mo 28 than 3000 of the 4000 prisoners in the Missouri peniten tiary were breakfastlesa this morn ing as prison authorities began to put a new regime of stringent dis cipline nnd hard boiled methods into effect following two mutinies of convicts in as many days Warden Leslie Rudolph said the time for feeding the striking prison ers in their cells had not been de termined but when they are fed the prisoners will eat ss their first meal the ime kind of Irish stew to which more limn 700 of the men objected nt the noon meal Wednes day when the mutiny movement started The factories nt tho prison were closed today with the exception of thechair factory where 100 men who did not participate in the gen eral strike yesterday were working on some of the unfinished furniture left by the striking convicts when Turn n Ingo 2 Column Army Planes Attempt Flight to Coast Again SELFRIDGE FIELD Mt Clem ens Mich March 28 to Sacramento Cal to participate in the army air maneuvers there 22 plnnes of the first pursuit group took off shortly after 7 oclock this morning Their first stop was planned at Rantoul III It wag the fourth start the planes have made having been forced back three times by snow alarms Auto Cost Him Only 5110 ELKO Nev March 28 Greene has an automobile that coal him He paid 55 to a tourist for it Under the scat he found IOWA WEATHER Fair Frlduy night nnd Sat iirdny No decided change in Icnipiiniturc LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock A M Friday WiirniTOt Thursday 40 Above Coldest In Night in Above At 8 A M Friday Abovn Despite the rise in lemperaturi Thursday above the three previous days the mercury made a dip during the night Indications are that Fri day will show a higher temperature tlian most of the week so far ;