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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 31, 1930, Mason City, Iowa L I North tswas Edited for the Home XXXVI FIVB HOME COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE CITY TOWA MnNF A V M A Q1 1 i m WA MUJNUAY MARCH 31 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 148 Parley Failure Stewart Forsees End of Naval Confer ence By CHAKLES P STEWART ASHINGTON March 31 CPA gift of prophesy ia re quired to see m advance that In ternational nego tiations like the London n a v a conference are almost sure to fail A country which is no I afraid of some other country does not need to ask the latter to limit its arma ment before lim iting its own Such a request is equivalent to a n admission that the country which makes it is afraid to cut down unless the oth er cuts down too Hence when five sea powers rep resentatives meet to discuss limita tion of their navies the ver fact that they do so proclaims their sus picions of one another i TJACH delegation is after all the Cj advantages it can get for the country it represents It genuinely desires all around re duction to save butit wants to maneuver the representa tives of some rival or potential rival I power into agreeing to a greater reduction than it is to promise in behalf of its own home land Bach of the countries whichsent delegations to London is not Jealous oC all the other four but each is jealous of at least one of the oth ers These jealousies crisscrossing involve all five e EXPERIENCED diplomats unless they actually want war which sometimes is the casehutnot now do not like peace conferences over ly well Their theory Is that thev it Column BIG OKLAHOMA GUSHER CURBED Belching Well Expected to Be Under Xontrol in Short Time x OKLAHOMA CITY March 31 itf A glistening black landscape to day surrounded the wild No 1 Mary Sudik oil jjuHier whose gigantic belches were expected to be placed under complete control before mgnt fall I The gusher m the south border of the Oklahoma City oil field began throwing thousands of barrels of oil Sato the air hourly on Wednes day After several unsuccessfulat tempts workers late last night suc ceeded In placing a master gate in place and curbing the states largest gusher to about one third its capaci tj flow Operators have estimated the wells production at more than 50 000 barrels at oil and 200000000 cubic feet of gas daily Minnesota Governor to Speak at Decorah Graduating Services DECOUAH March Althp it is early to plan for graduating ex ercises at Luther college those In charge have obtalned the services of Gav Theodora Chrlstianson of Minnesota to deliver the commence ment address on June 4 to the larg est class in the history of the col lege AUNT BE T By Robert Quillen I wasnt surprised wh6n Emmie left Bill an went back to her folks Ever thing the poor man gets goes back when he stops payin on it MDONALD Legislate 4 HORSE WONT PERMIT CONSIDERATION Gag Rule in Tariff Debate Arkansas Says Leaders Are Saturated With Grundyism WASHINGTON March 31 flp For the third time house republican lenders failed today to reach an a irreemciit upon a plan of nroccduro for considera tion of the tariff bill before sending It to conference with the senate WASHINGTON March 31 A prediction that the republican leaders in the house would force a gag rule when the tariff bill is considered was made today by Rep rcserlative Ragon of Arkansas a democratic member of the ways and means committee Takng the floor as the iepubli can leaders sought to clear the wuv for consideration of the tariff the Arkansas member declared that the republican leadership was so sat urated with Grundyism that it has not the proper sympathy with the interest of the agricultural people of the country Snores Four Horsemen He raid that the four horsemen of tl r tariff bill would notnermit sure In the house and pleaded for an aggressive minority to set Turn to Page Z Column G OWAlOiplAN DIES AS STUNT PLANE CRASHES Fainting Spell Blamed for Minnesotans Death TTUTCHINSON KansMarch 31 II fainting spell was blamed by his friends today for the tailspln which cost the life of Charles R Moore Minn avi ator here yesterday The tiny monoplaneMoore was flying in a demonstration for the BabypAce Aircraft company of Wichita crashed while he jwas stunt Ing 2500 feet above a large crowd O G Corberi designer of the plane who was participating in the demonstration in another ship said Moore had complained of feeling ill but had insisted on making the stunt flight MONTE CARLO MAYOR VICTOR Support Rule of Prince at Gambling Resort MONTE CARLO March 31 In national andmunicipal elections held in Monaco yesterday the party of Mayor Eugene Alarquet won a decisive victory The vote was 458 for the Marquet list with the re mainder of the 671 ballots cast di vided between the opposition bon aventurists and auregllans Significance of the vote was in the support of the reigning prince Louis who has been report ed about to abdicate in disgust at thequibbling over politics and dis posal of the gambling casino re ceipts The bonaventurists supported Prince Louis daughter Princess Carlotte in opposition to her di vorced husband Prince Pierre In view 6C his large majority Mayor Marquet is expected to pre vail upon Prince Louis to abandon the idea of abdicating Japanese Prince III TOKYO Msch 31 was felt today for the condition of Prince Salonji last survivor among the elder statesmen of the Sho guu dayg His indisposition of the past few days has developed into pneumonia CAUSE OF FATAL DRINK FOUND Tho nnsterv ot Americas new paralyzing drinK hus been sohod according to James M Dnran prohibition commissioner It is a obtainingW or9fi tiercent ateoval flooring of ginger oxtract and cresote or crude carbolic ncldlln the Hhme photo Dr W V Lindner ot the prohibition ton is seen malvtng tests HAWKS OFF ON GLIDER TOUR Hopes to Reach New York From Cahfornia in Novel Flight BULLETIN TUCSOK Ariz March 31 Frank Hawks was forced to return to Tucson air port today shortly after he took off for El Paso Texas In con tinuntton of iiis transcqntincn tal glider flight The ropo at taching his glider to the tow piano broke TUCSON Ariz March Safe here after a bumpy 400 mile ride over the first lap of his s San DiegotoNew York 1 i d e r flight Capt Frank Hawks noted aviator made ready today to take off in his riiotorless plane for El Paso Texas for his second over night atop The transcontinental glider pilot cutloose from his tow plane over Tucson at oclock last night just 10 hours and 40 minutes from the time he left San Diego Cal Bobbingarcund like a cork ship on a stormy sea the wind riding flyer trailed his lead plane from Phoenix thru a stiff galeiand land ed here after dark on a strange field marked only by the glare of auto mobile headlights In the hopfrom the coast city Captain Hawks made two at Ariz to refuel the tow plane and again at Phoenix where the first transcon tinental airtrain crew ate lunch Captain Hawks said an altitude of more than 5000 feet was reached in clearing moiratain ranges en route At Phoenix hecut loose from the lead rope at 3500 feet and thrilled spectators with a 30 mlnule glider demonstration before landing Workers in British Woolen Mill to Get Reduction in Wages LONDON March 31 proximately 1200 federated firms of the woolen industry were today expected to post notices of wage reduction to be effective next week Copies have already been handed to Arthur Shaw secretary of the Na tional Association of Textile un ions Accompanying the notices will be a statement from the owners of the reasons for the requested reduction The stepfollows the report of the MacMillan royal commission which recommended somewage reduction measure as a necessary step in the reorganization of this industry which has been undergoing a period of severe depression 1 ASK CHAIR FOR GLENN DAGUE All of Gang Equally Guilty for Death Says Prosecutor NEW CASTLE Pa March 31 TJ Attorney John S Powers asked the jury hi the trial of W Glenn Dague today to sendthe for mer Wheeling W Va automobile salesman to the electric chair for the killing of Highway Patrol Cor poral Brady Paul Whether or not Dague killed Brady Paul is not material said Powers Under the law where a death occurs in the commission or of flight from a robbery all of the gang are guilty of first degree mur der Dague denied on the witness stand that he shot Corporal Paul near here after a store robbery last Dec 27 Mrs Irene Schroeder his companion was convicted and the jury recom mended the death penalty V INDIAN ADMITS KILLING THREE Minnesota Graduate of Car lisle Signs Murder Confession MILACA Minn Marcii 31 William Taylor Hanks an Indian graduate of Carlisle Institute con fessed to county authorities today that he had killed his wife his aged grandfather and his stepson Sunday night on the Mille Lacs res eervation 36 hillea north of here Hanks in a signed confession said he hacked his wife and hergrand father described as nearly 100 years old to death with an ox and beat the 14 months old son of the slain woman with a hammer He said ht killed his wife because she was awfully mean and the grandfather known as Shaugabee when the latter attacked him He gave no reason for the killingof the baby Boone Woman Fatally Injured in Accident BOONE March 31 Frltch 31 was injured fatally Sun day when the automobile driven by her brother Joe collided with one helonglng to Jack Austin She Will be buried Wednesday The accident occurred a bloclc from the church and her brother planned to at tend An inquest will be held Not Guilty Plea Entered for Huckins CEDAR RAPIDS March S Huckins today entered a plea of not guiltyin district court to three charges of obtaining monej under faSe pretenses The pleas were made thru his attorney Walt er J Barngrover Judge F1 O Ellison gave no indi cation of when the case would KO to trial The charges involve operation by Huckins and his son George E Huckins of n mysterious business enterprise which promised investors 2G and 52 per cent dividends Barngrovet made no request for a reduction of the 522000 bond set for Hvickins release from Jail He told County Attorney Carl Hen drickson thai no effort had been made lo obtaiithe money 3 MISSIONARIES ARE CAPTURED Two British Subjects and One American Reported Held WASHINGTON March 31 Confirmation of reports that three missionaries Including Miss Nina Eleanor Gemmel of Girard Kans have been captured by Chinese pandits in KIanssiPrpvInce has U een re thfe s tate depart ment Frank P Lockhart American consul general1 reported that two British subjects and Miss Gemmel had been captured by communists Yanchow in Kiangsi Province near the Hunan border Edwin S Cunningham American consul general at Shanghai re ported that the China inland mis slon in Shanghai said the two Brit ish missionaries were the Rev Pi W Port and Mrs Port both of tin Episcopal church WRIGTOlfRAL BEING DELAYED HoIIis Wright 60 Rites Held Up Pending Arrival of Brother OSAGE March ar rangements for Hollis Wright 60 who was burned to death in a ker osene explosion at Jnis home two miles north of here Saturday are not definitely made ponding the ar rival of a brother of Mr Wright from Oregon Mr Wright was badly burned when he poured some kerosene on the embers the stove In his home after arriving there late at night He died shortly before noon Satur day Besides Iho brother Mr Wright who was a bachelor is sur vived by one sister Mrs John PJclt ering Osage BODIESQFFiVE MINERS FOUND Poisonous Gas Drives Res ciicrs From Kentucky Mine KETTLE ISLANDKy March 31 The bodies of five miners Killed in an explosion In the Pioneer Coal company mine Saturday were discovered by mine rescue workers today one and one half miles from the entrance The workers were forced to leave the bodies in th mine and immediately return to the surface without identifying them because of the density of the carbon monoxide gas Three Colorado Men Who Walked Out of Prison Still Free PUEBLO Colo March 31 Fivo convict trusties who walked to their freedom last night from the Broadacies prison farm of the Colo rado state prison were still at large today All of the prisoners were serving terms for robbery They are L C Smithy James Connelly Ger aid Burnett Joscnh Michael and Vern Darrow SEEK CAUSE OF BOAT CRASH IN COLUMBIA RIVER Three Women Man Dead in Excursion Acci dent t OT HELENS Ore March 31 steamboat inspectors today began an investigation to de termine blame for the collision of the excursion barge Swan and the coastwise steamer Davenport in tiie Columbia river which turned n merrymaking throng of 280 passen gers on the pleasure craft into panicstricken mob and resulted in Ihe death of three women and one man Three others two men and u youth are missing and 12 are in hospitals here and in Vancouver Wash suffering various injuries Occurred on Home Trip The collision occurred early yes terday as the double decked barge towed by the nig Dix was returning to Vancouver Wash from Long view Wash where the excursion ists nad participated in the days festivities attendant to the opening of the new Interstate bridge Opposite St Helenswhile an or chestras strains mingled with the uiughter of the merrymakers the pcow the liuxkbetladen staaraet loomed out of the dark ness Ajvbman screamed there was n deafening crash as the ship plowed into the forepart of the barge and the tug Dix sank to the bottom of the river as the pleasure craft lurched suddenly to the star board When the barge floated down riv erand lodged on asandbar and the panic which prevailed among the passengers wus quieted a check re vealed that Mrs J E Hagedorn 65 J E Larson florist Mrs B G Lundy and Mrs Stanley Stone nil of Vancouver were dead Recover Bodies ol Deiul Richard Bclland Jr son of Cap tain Belland owner of the excursion Jank Hoffman a deck hand on the tug and Sergt RG Ander son bandman seventh infantry Vancouver barracks were missing Bodies of the four dead were re Mrs Lundys being found several miles down river Dozens of persons were hurled into the murky waters oC the Co lumbia as the two boats collided Dozens of others walked over a gangplank to the sandbar when the barge came tqjst while still oth ers escaped 1 eath hy swimming more than three quarters oC a mile tc either the Washington or Oregon shore of the river Railroad Bridge Burns on Northwestern Close to Bristow and Duniont BRISTOW March freight trains were held in town Saturday aCternoon caused by the burning of the railroad bridge over the Westfork between here and Du mont Section men repaired it so the passenger trains arrived on time Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS March 31 see by this mornings news prints that Secretary Cutton says that Mr Hoover says we are with the American delegation and he is right too from the looks of things we are coming nearpr being with them every driy I look for em on any boat now WLL KOGEIIS If they can just get out of there before war Is declared they will be fortunate We can charge the whole thing off as r business loss but a social success It will go down in history as a dcssmakcrs triumphal conference Yours WILL KILLS 2 DAUGHTERS Somclhlngtdld mo to do It Is the only rcuson George McKlnncy above 52yciiroliI Newton lowu farmer jives for killing his two daughters Artie 25 and GIndj8 12 mill shoot ing himself In tlio hand Ihoto shows lilm In jail MKINNEY WILL BE TRIED APRIL 8 ON 2 CHARGES Sanity Tests Are Being Held on Man Who Killed Daughters NEWTON Marcii 31 George T MrKlriney 52 Mitchellvllle farmer pleaded not guilty when arraigned this morning on first degree murder charges of slaying his daughters Artie Dora 25 anci Gladys 12 McKinhey appeared before Dis trict Judge Frank Bechlyon two county attorneys true Informations He was arraigned first on the charge of beating to death Artie Dora Judge Bechlyappointed H C Korf and M R Hammer Jr as McKinneys attorneys After a con ference with their client they waived formal arraignment and the nofguilty pleas were entered The line of defense is uncertain theattorneys saiddepending on the result of sanity examinations of McKinney Dr George Donahoe superintendent of the Cherokee state hospital was called to Newton today to examine the confessed slayer on behalf of the state The court selected Henry Silwald to assist County Attorney A M Miller In prosecuting the cases The next term of court when the trials are expected to take place will start April 8 with Judge J G Patterson of Oskaioosa on the bench McKinney has been in the county jail since last Wednesday afternoon wjicn he walked into the courthouse and told officials he had beaten Artie Dora to death and then had shot Gladys He committed the crime he snid because something had been telling me for two or three years to kill his daughters RUBBER FIRMS MAY BE MERGED Goodyear and Two Other Companies Likely to Be in Combine AKRON Ohio March 31 Predictions that the way would be opened for a 5500000000 merger of rubbit companies at todays annual mealing of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber company persisted in spile of jfflcial denials Increase ot the common stock from linOOOO to 5000000 sharea is to be proposed to stockholders and It was rumored tlmt thlj was a pre liminary toconsolidating Goodyear the United States Rubber company and Rubber President p W Lltchfield itaid Gooiiyear hns no Immediate plans or definite program of extension rcginling such a merger He it n sensible precautionary measure to enable the company to talc advantage of any opportunity to increase prestige and economical production tires VOTE HOWEVER WONT INVOLVE CABINET UPSET Tokyo Accepts Reeds Plan for Naval Strength BULLETIN liONDON Mnrch 31 Extreme pessimism over the outcomo of tlio AngloFrench negotiations concerning a se curity met was expressed in American conference circles this afternoon It wns generally understood the British and French liuvo virtually reached an impasse Secretary of State Slimson visited Foreign Minister Urlaml of Frimco duringtlio and expected o ser Prime Mln 1 inter niucDormlrt thin evening I The nuhiru of his discussions with the French foreign minis ter was not divulged French conference circles also were oxlrcmcly gloomy lute to day Foreign Minister Brliind however thus far has declined to put himself on record ns be ing pessimistic T ONDON March 31 Mac i Donald government was de feated in the house of commons to day 183 to 179 on a question pro cedure The defeat was on a motion tot suspension of the rule that the house lOdjoara tat wagf a yitai A Neville Chamberlain for theoppjv sition immediately moved adjour ment of the house This motion wl Si defeated 185 to 175 Vv Todays defeat was the that has been sustained by the laborito ministry since Its on June 7 1820 Lust Vote on aiurch Jl The first dpfeat administered to I the government was on March 11 I when an amendment to the coal mines bill was carried by the sltlon by a vote of 282 to 274 This sj defeat was not looked upon as ona Involving a major issue and the gov ernmcnt immediately announced It had no intention of resigning on it Since then the liberals who hold the balance power have an nounced a policy of nqt forcing a major defeat on the government pending conclusion of the five power uaval conference When there wore indications of a government defeat on the first vote involving suspension of the rules Turn o 1nge 2 Column Wea IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy to cloudy Mon day night mid Tuesday Somo snow probable in south portion Culiicr Monday night in cast and south portions Slightly warmer Tuesday in northwest portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather for 24 hour period ending utS oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday KS Minimum In Night 38 At HA M Monday dO Figures for likeperiod ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Wannest Saturday 41 Coldest In Night is Sundays maximum of 52 degrees was tiie highest temperature re corded since the afternoon March 16 wltn the mercury in the Globe Gazeltes weather shelter climbed to 75 degrees Strangely enough It followed a night which was the coldest since the night of Harch 20 Tho wind for the past week lias brot a note of chilliness from the plaint of Alberta continued from the northwest Monday morning wit littlo prospect of warmer ;