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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 8, 1930, Mason City, Iowa DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home MTION FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SEKV1CE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY 81930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 181 Sees No Reform Cuttina Sees No Ad vantaae in Peni tentiaries By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON May 8 A pri somul of c o n victs is about as good a gross sec tion of society as any other group said Senator Branson Cutting As former chairman of the New Mexico pen itentiary commis sion Senator Cutting has stud ied criminology as a practical science not merely theoreti cally as have the legally educated majority of mem bers of both houses congress His remark was made in semi indorsement of the suggestion that Americas crime wave of the last decade has been due rather to re cent additions to the number of crimes it is possible to commit than to any considerable increase in the number of folk who previously would have been considered crim inals in other words that the countrys prisons are crammed in large part with perfectly decent people accordingto the standards of ten or a dozen years ago j It CRIMINAL type The sena tor shrugged There is no such thing The preeminently successful really great criminal who certainly would represent the type If there on Turn to 11 Column 7 WHIM SLftYER TO DIE FRIDAY Date August Vogel and Len hardt CHICAGO May 8 Vogel the whim slayer and Wil liam Lenhardt young Cleveland gunman both convicted of murder will be electrocuted early tomorrow unless final attempts to save their lives are successful Counsel for both planned today to seek writs of superseas from Su i preme Court Justice Frederick de Young to halt the executions pend f ing appeal Vosjel a drug store clerk shot and killed Lyle Perrenoud last lall lin an argument following a traffic I accident Lenhardt was convicted of I fatally shooting Milton Vasilopoulos i a restaurant owner in a holdup in June I9M WHERE LOCAL MEN WERE HURT TO y s Hoover Statement Parker Rejection Expected BULLETIN TOPEKA Ivans May 8 fl of Judgo Wil liam S Ivenyoii of Iowa for ap pointment to the United States supreme court was urged today by Gov Clyde 51 Kced in atele gram sent to President Hoover The governor said the federal circuit judge is un outstanding figure in public life and that his appointment would meet with virtually unanimous ap proval WASHINGTON May 8 whits house statement on the senates rejection of Judge John J Parker as a member of the supreme court was expected today as Pres ident Hoover again took up the task of filling a vacancy on the nations highest tribunal Speculation was rife as to whom the chief executive might tender the office and three names were prom inently mentioned They were those of Chief Justice Fenton Whitlock Boptb of the court of claims an n linois republican Newton D Baker President Wilsons secretary of war and John W Davis the democratic presidential nominee of 1924 Call at White House By a vote of 41 to 3B the senate in midafternoon yesterday turned down the Parker nomination aftfr 10 days of debate in which the charges of labor and Negro organ izations that Parker was prejudiced against the working men and the Negro race had a prominent part The discussion also brot forth an al legation that friends of Parker had I on prospective appointees but added frt Cnr him hir that it had no other contact with by SUuliii Hampton JAiWrTOX May is the wreckage of the KnicU lirnuiriuun in wtiieh Frank Gaylord ami E i Ainrsc llason City noiiirlunu were driving Tu esday when tho car crashed because nf t crumpled wheel alintit one mile south nf here The men were thrown nf tlirv car approximately HT feet Mr Morse i fractured skull anil Mr Gaylord a concussion nf Ifin lirain Jtntli iro They wcro retiirnin front a Rotary convention in Marshalltown when tho acrident happened Politics Only Concerned With 5 Per Cent of Efforts WASHINGTON May S Scott McBride of the antisaloon league told the senate lobby fiom mittee today that political activi ties were about five per cent of the organizations work He also said that the league fur nished the white house information V Van Lear Black Nears End of World Flight SAN FRANCISCO May 8 I Van Lear Black publisher of the i Baltimore Sun approached the final phase of his world airplane tour to i day as the ship bearh him and his j plane from Tokyo neared San Fran i Cisco Only a flight across the conti I nent remains to complete the jour i to obtain votes for him by offering federal judgeships to some members of the senate opposed to nomination Soon after the vote Senator Allen of Kansas who supported Parker Turn tr Iage II Colmini ATTENTION The GloHeGazette is in need ot n live reliable news correspond ent from Kanawha and surround ing territory If interested ad dress the managing editor for further particulars Toronto Churchmen Protest Method of Canadian Control TORONTO May 8 the present liquor legislation in On tario entirely inadequate the Presbyterian synod of Torontoand Kingston adopted a resolution call Ing upon the provincial and federal governments to take such steps as shall control the liquor traffic with the view of ultimate prohibition Objection to the term prohibi tion was voiced by Dr W G Wis hart of the University of Toronto and the Rev John Lennox of Have lock You will never get Canadian public opinion to submit to that said Mr Lennox As soon as you tell him what he must do he wont do it Ll AUNT MET By Kobeit Quiilen S6 I reckon most o my folks had singletrack minds but Ive seen Cousin Joe at meetin whittle an pray at the same time that it had no other contact with he chief executive In answer to questions by Chair man Caraway of the comnnttte he said the league had supported both democrats and republicans and as serted it was rarely nciossary to pressure of ism oers of congress because of the nuc ccss of other work by the dry asso ciation Representative Tinkham republi can Massachusetts a wet has charged the league with violations of the law in failing to report all money spent in political Tinkham said the organization collected from to Turn o 5 Column inHammond HAMMOND Ind May 8 Three unmasked robbers held up the Maywood Trust and Savings bark Hammond today escaping with 520000 in cash which had just been transferred to the bank to cash checks for steel company employes whose payday was today The 520000 hud just been deliv ered to the Maywood bank from the Hammond Trust and Savings bank A police detail guarded the trans fer The police departed and thi bank had no opportunity to place the money away before the trio of robbers stepped in and the leadei demanded Wheres that money that was just brot in here Rounding up the cashier Paul Se srist and two other employes the lobbers detailed one of their num ber to guard the three employes while the other two scooped up tho money and fled They were joine by the third robber and escaped in an automobile Girl Quarrels With Sweetheart Decides Death Best Way Out CEDAR RAPIDS May S picture of her sweetheart clutched in her hand the body of Ann Spratle 20 restaurant employe was found in the kitchen of her home today All gas jets were turned on A note on a nearby table said death was the best way out She had quarreled with her sweet heart last week Princess Denies She Was Scantily Clad in Lawyers Home DENVER Colo May 8 nial that her husband found her scantily clad in the New York apart ment of William B Quigley Denver attorney has been made by Princess Alimova Kunkel a witness in n alienation of affections suit brot against Quigley by William 1 Kunkel New York broker the hus band Board Ready to Begin Hear ings Into Muscatine Proposition DES MOINES May S bers of tiic stale board of conserva tion today began investigation of an application by the Federal Con struction company to build a large hydroelectric plant ill Muscatine county The board has set June 9 for a hearing at the state house at which time tnc Federal Construction com pany is expected to present com plete specifications for the project Any objections to the proposal also will Iw heard then The petition filed with the board this week asks permission to build a dam on the Cedar river northwest of Muscatine lo form a supply lake A canal from this dam would extend to the Mississippi river three miles east of Muscatine to the site of the power plant The board refused nn application from the same company in 302 lo build the plant on a smaller scale members said today The company nas told the board however that it is now more thoroly financed anil is ready to go alicad witli the project lo furnish electricity to towns with in a 200 mile radius Local Authorities Power less Call Sent for More Troops OHOLAPUR Bombay India May J S or more police and natives were killed In desperate rioting which starting lastnight was resumed at dawn to day and had resulted at noon in seizure of this city of 120000 inhub itanls by the adherents of llahiitma Gandhi Resisting the local authorities who had forbidden their assemblage the angry natives maintained at tacks which threw the city mU chaos The local police were powerless Citizen reserves who joined then soon were thrown back by the riot ers Troops rushed into this textile community likewise proved unable to cope with the situation Calls for More Troops At noon today the officer com manding the auxiliary forces of In dia sent out a call for more troops lfis request stated that he consid ered the single detachment already provided would not be enough Six police stations and the magis trates court were bvirned down dur ing the morning and all liquor shops in town suffered a similar fate Apparently the rioters were in complete control with the armed defensive forces on as best they could Continuous firing oc HELD IN JAIL Uyron irrpn Emmclslmrs who must serve three months Di5Uiusc lie pa rtici pil cil in n hija king iifTulr at Ilolstiin His 11year brother IJnvtl Ineii and Speed I2inr Sptuiccr also were involved Ben Hadley Funeral Is o Held in Rowan Church ROWAN May serv ices for Ben Hadley who died a his home here early Tuesday eve ning held thin afternoon at the local Congregational church with the pastor the Rev L A Mar quiinlt officiating Burial will made at graccland cemetery Turn to 11 Column Police Unable to Identify 240Pound Chicago Gangster CHICAGO May 8 body of one of the largest men ever slain in Chicago gang warfare remained unidentified today and police with out knowledge of the mans identity were still perplexed concerning the motive for the crime The dead man was feet four and one half inches tall and weigh ed 240 pounds The only clews to his identity were marks in his clothes which indicated they had been purchased in Toledo A thoro examination cT the body convinced the coroners office that the man had not been tortured ns at first indicated He was shot IX times two bullets piercing his eyes and lending to the first report thai his eyes had been gouged on WILL YOU DO YOUR PART TOWARD SENDING MOHAWK BAND TO FLINT RAISED MORE NEEDED Federal Officers Get Small Amount of Liquor Wait ers Arrested IJULLKTI MIAim IIsu Muy 8 Scarface Al Cnpone Chicago racketeer anil two of gaiiK slerri were placed in mu nicipal jail tins afternoon CHICAGO May 8 Pi prohibition agents acting under or der from Washington raided tsvo Caponc operated night clubs in Ci cero early today made five arrests and seized a small quantity of liquor The Cotton club it popular resort operated by Ralph Capone brother of Al Scarface Capone and the Greyhound inn also a Capone night club were the places raided At the Cotton club the raiders led by Special Agent Alexander C Jamie seized records which they hops may give information show ing Capones reputed connections with the beer traffic in Cicero The me nnrrested were bartend ers rind waiters Ralph Cnponu re cently convicted of fraud in connec tion with his income tax return was not found The raid at the Cotton club was made when the place was filled with 1 fashionably dressed men and worn en None of the patrons was ques tinner or molested At the Greyj hound inn there were several lums among the patrons the raiders said Two pistols were found on the floor Two Confess to Hijacking at Hoi stein inllMETSBURG May Green 21 mentioned in connection with a bank robbery at siiakopee i Minn last fall was committed t the county jail here this morning by Judge F C Davidson for violation of his parole He confessed to par ticipating in a hijacking affair at Holstein State agents working on the case nrrertd Green and his yoiinjjer Bovd Green 11 yesterday for questioning The jouTcr brother confessed anc Inter his brother signed a confession The younger Ijoj will be tried in the juvenile court here Intheir confessions the brothers implicated Speed Mines Spencer He is still at liberty The trio nftcr purchasing ir gal lons of liquor from a dealer in Hol stein returned later in the evening and forced him to lead them tti his cache where they obtained a huge supply of liquor Green will be obliged to serve oul a sentence of three months Mason City Men Are Recovering Reports From Doctors Reveal W D Scott Dead Com panions Hurt in Car Accident ROCKWELL May D Scull Minneapolis attorney is dead from a compound fracture it the skull received about midnight when the FierceArrow sedan in which he was tiding with two com panions failed to make a turn three and onehalf miles smith of here find crushed thru the ditch and into a field He was kilted in stiintiy Dr W 13 Lung Cnrnt Inrdo county coroner reported thin norning after an examination Conrad Peters and C StcEIcs bnlh of Minneapolis who vvure willi Scott also received injuries They vere taken to the hospital at Hamp ton whcie Peters was found to have i liiuken leg Slelitcs the driver ut the car received severe bruises TuUon to Hospital An unknown man notified the night marshal at Rockwell James McCorkiudale that an accident hail happened McCorkindule drove to the scene and found Scott dead and the other two men nearby Tue car was badly wrecked He notified J Muvphy Rockwell undertaker who in turn called Dr Long atMa son City Art Holmes and C O Weaton picked up Peters and StcfEcs and took them to the hospital at Hamp ton where they are undergoing an examination and treatment UUmlcd ly Match The accident happened Stcfles stated when one of the occupants lighted a cigaret He was momen tarily blinded and failed to see Hie highway sign denoting an approach ing inrn The car shot across the dilch tore out four fence posts and landed on its side in the field The car was brot to Rockwell this morning It is believed that the men have been promoting an organization imong retail grocers in opposition o chain stores Considerable pro notion material nf this kind WIH ound in the pockets of the men and n the wreckage of the car Mr Scott formerly lived at Roclt ortl He left Rockford about 0 ears ne moving to Soiitii Daki a He lived there for some time b ore going to Minneapolis lo his homo He was returning from Mt Lou is where he had been on business when the accident occurred HAMPTON May Gay lord and E G Morse Mason Citymis who were injured inan automobile crash here Tuesday noon arc re covering from a concussion of the brain and fractured skull with reasonable quickness doctors re port While neither man is entirely out of danger they arc recovering as quickly as has been expected nf them reports from the Hampton hospital where they are being cared for state It is possible that Gnylord may be removed to his homo in City within several days time Both men rctcd well Wednesday night Aflrr u FUglil lirrurd LOS ANC OLIOS May 8 Wealhci1 conditions permitting Frank Uoidshorough HI year old Jackson Heights N V aviator planned to take off here today on a return trip lo Westfield N 1 in an effort to establish a westeast trans continental record for junior flyers Codsboroiih last Sunday set a new castwest junior record of hours and three minutes to Flint vJ That is to be the community war cry for the next week and if the goal which it establishes is lealised Mason City will be repre sented at the national high school band contest in Michigan by the or ganization which last week brot re nown to this city by winning tne championship of Iowa MeetingWednesday night and canvassing tho entire financial situ ation ihe school board found that a total of approximately would be available from funds now on hand which are not based on taxa tion This will be turned to tne On to Flint campaign if the com munity will get behind the move ment sufficiently to insure success Tho best estimates are that rioO will be required for the pil grimage This means that S20UU must be raised And at once Evidence IE abundant that there are hundreds in Mason City who feel that the nand MUSI be sent to the national coniest There is assur ance of several svrtule contributions But the success of the project will lie in a large number of small con tributions In order to get the ball rolling the GlobeGazette itself is giving The grand total thus becomes on hand and needed Contributors may be directed to the Mohawk Band Editor and unless there is a specific request not to do so the names of all donors will be printed Watch for Fridays list A giant reception for the band and other high school musicians who participated in the Iowa City contest is scheduled for Friday night at 8 oclock in the high school auditorium Speakers may make reference to the campaign herein started ISul will lie nn solicitation whatsoever and there is to ho no oiKirgi for admittanri1 Its to be a campaign in winch no body wifl be urged to contribute agrinst his own voluntary wish The question is whether Mason City wishes to give its remarkable band the opportunity lo finish the job which it so admirably started at the Iowa City tournament The time is limited The tourna ment is scheduled for May 22 iA and 2l but arrangements for the transportation and for entering the competition must be completed within a week Tf youre for the band mail your contribution large or small lo the MOHAWK HAND EDITOR Help this list grow ON TO KIIVT FUND GloboGi72tte Gentleman Bandit Gets in Gems CHICAGO May 8 Alls well thot Miss Cecilia Sturm as she looked out the windows of her Gold Coast apartment last nighf and saw the customary private de tective strolling about the mansion of her next door neighbor Mrs Edith Rockefeller McCormick Then a noise in the kitchen and nn admittedly gentleman bandit confronted Miss Sturm He took 000 worth of jewels after he ex plained elaborately to Miss Sturm that he really was a gentleman even Iho he looked like a bum I did see a man go up the bacli stairs there hut I hot nothing of it the McCormick detective toli the police Will Rogers BKV1CRLY HILLS was all just reading about the wonderful reception and sincere love a n d affection shown our Gold Star rnothcis on their way to France It made us proud to bt living in such a generous na tion Then in the very next column anoth er mother kill ed seven children because slu could not feed cm any longer Whore is all these relief organi zations that have all the social names on the literature This was on the streets before their eyes every night This piur soul had done her bit for Ohm She had contributed a husband lo its wonderful jnil Yours WILL HOGFUH IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy Thursday and 1ossibfy lorn I show ers Not innrli rhanji In linn LOCAL STATISTICS GlobcGaxci te weather fig urea or 1M hour period ending at t oclock ThursfJay morning Maximum UrdticMliiy 17 Minimum in Niht At K A M Thursday V Itinfal 17 of an Inili Another day another rain Sev eral of Ihciu in fact Wednesday All except two of Mays first eight clays have brol varying n mounts The wind for a lime Wednesday was llif northwest but Thursday morning it was back in the southeast and Ilij temperature hnd risen from 10 de grees the lowest of the month to TTj decrees before S oclock ;