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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 11, 1931, Mason City, Iowa t I S V F M ART North Iowas ILY PAI Edited for the Hvme NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AM NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS EDITION XXXVIIFIVE CENTS A COJY ASSOCIATED PRESS EASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY 11 1931 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 153 DITOR OF GLOBEGAZETTE DIES HOOVER ONE OF MP LEADERS TO PAY TRIBUTE Bishops U S Senators Educators Wire in Condolences THE WHITE HOUSE Washington D C May have learned with deep regret of the death of Will F Muse I long have been aware of his earnest efforts and con s t r u c t i ve accomplish ments in Northern Iowa His passing is a distinct loss Herbert Hoover TRIBUTES from lifelong neighbors J and from state and national lead ers including one from President Herbert Hoover poured into the GlobeGazetta office Monday as hews of the death of Will F Muse its veteran editor became known Bishops college and university presidents United States senators governors state senators repre sentatives in congress supreme court justices judges and life long the newspaper were included in the res who wired their messages of Ute alilte is tfiat V higWt praise to the pro ability of Mr Muse to His honesty and his kindness as a rnan and to his qualities of loyalty and appreciation as a friend Some of the messages received other points in the state and nation follow PERSONAL FRIEND I J Dickinson Algpnn United States passing of W F Muse takes from among us one of our outstanding citizens His work was always a contribution to the better things in life His pass Ing is a distinct loss to Iowa and the loss of a personal friend to me L SIGNIFICANT PLACE Kent Cooper New York General Manager Associated Iress I deep ly regret tolearn of the death of Mr W F Muse For many years he held a significant place in Iowa journalism contributing much to the progress of the community and state Please permit me to extend my sympathy CHURCH LOSS Bishop Edwin Turn Piis H Hughes R nlnmn Wll Former Dubuque Man Kills Self in Colorado GUNNISON Colo May 10 The body of Walter Mauer 54 for merly of Dubuque was found under a railroad bridge here last night The coroner said the bullet wounc In the mans head was selfinflicted and there would be no inquest HI was unmarried Police Probe Dream Note of Iowa Girl Message to Husband Followed by Her Suicide CHICAGO May 11 go police were today investigating a dream missle which they say Miss Freda Edwards 22 a former lowan wrote after swallowing the poison which resulted in her death The girls body the face buried in the pillows of her bed was found last night by her landlady and a friend who had called to escort her to the theater The note was a dramatic plea that her husband Archibald visit not their mothers sins upon the heads of two of her children GlrlfNot Married After questioning her friends and a cousin Miss H O Owen police said they were positive that Miss Edwards was never married and had no children However they are communicating with her relatives in Ollie and Salem Iowa bn the possibility that she might have been secretly married The girl who recently came here from Iowa wrote I could not die without your for giveness Do not turn from me fare with me a little minute only say you forgive me and I shall die in peace j Could Nof Stay Aivay I could not stay away from you and from my children The longing for you is killing me I never had a moments peace after the mad act I was guilty of in quitting you Not ac nour had JK departed when my epentance set then I ivouief ave retracted and come back but did not know how See what it has done to me O orglve me forgive me MySin was rent but my punishment was reater I loved you dearly and I grew uspicious of you I thot you were alse that your love was all given o another and in my sore jealousy listened to the temptings of that ad man who whispered to me of evenge Own Stn Expiated It was not so wag it Try and orget that dreadful timu that has assed since that night Let your hots go back to the day when you rst knew me when I was a happy irl and the first kiss you left upon my lips And O Archibald do you ememberthe loving days after I fas your wife how happy we were each other My own ain I have surely ex iated I cannot expiate the shame have put upon you and your child en Think what it was to watch iVilliams decaying strength to be lone with you in his dying hour nd not be able to say he is my hild as well as yours Bitterness of Death God alone knows how I lived hru it all It has been to me as the itterness of death O that the past ould be blotted out that I could vake up and find it but a hideous dream that I were here as in the old days of health and happiness rour ever loving wife 1 AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I wasnt the only one When the hero picks up his girl an carries her like that ever fat woman in the the ater sets there an cries I am going to William but Lucy and Archibald will be left O be ever kind to them I pray you visit not their mothers sin upon their leads Do not let your love for your later children lose your love for them Archibald I am on the very threshold of the next world Wil you not bless me Will you not say a word of love to me before I pass into the next let what I am be Daughter of lowans SALEM May 11 Ed wards believed to be the same on who was found dead in her room in Chicago last night was the daugh ter of Mr and Mrs Robert Ed wards living a mile southeast of Glasgow Members of the family said they had no knowledge of her ever being married or having children She had been away for three years and reported she was working for a Chi cago mail order house She is survived by her parents and a brother 10 BUILDINGS OF CATHOLICSBURN AS CROWDS RIOT Madrid Under Martial Law Mobs Out of Control BULLETIN MADRID May 11 About 20 persons including monks and nuns were injured tonight when a mob burned the Suleshmos church The Injured were beaten with clubs and fists as they were escaping May 11 of every effort to restore order mobs surged thru the streets of Ma drid today burning 10 Catholic in stitutions and attacking numerous others in antichurch demonstra tions The republican government which blamed the riotingon the extreme lefts or communists declared mar tial law and announced that it would maintain the republic by force if necessary Army Called Out Shortly before 4 p m regular army infantry and cavalry marched into the streets and began taking over the work of the civil guards Despite this show of force with ita threat of open street warfare the mobs continued their attack on Catholic institutions The rioting which began yester day in antlmonarchial demonstra ions resulting in the loss of three ives developed into antichurch demonstrations early this morning The Jesuit headquarters were irst attacJccsJ snci burneu mob turned its attention to a church adjoining the headquarters and this also was burned Gasoline Poured On From there the nvub surged to he Carmelite monastery in the Plaza Espana near the former roy al palace Here the same procedure was followed gasoline being poured on woodwork and fire applied All he monks escaped After the monastery had been ired the rioters moved on to the Jesuit seminary in the center of Madrid Gasoline again was poured on the woodwork torches were put o the structure and the seminary a college for priests soon was a mass of flames By this time other mobs were at Lacking numerous Catholic institu tions hurling stones and brickbats and wielding iron bars to break doors and windows Flames Spread While firemen were pouring water on the smoking ruins of Jesuit headquarters the flames threatened to spread to nearby buildings from the shower of sparks While this was going on another mob poured into the suburb of Chamartin and set fire to the Jesuit school which also was used as a residence for Jesuit priests In the midst of the rioting anoth er man who was injured in yester days fight died in a hospital bring ing the total deaths to three French Army Flyers Killed in Plane Crash VILLACOUBLAY France May 11 army aviators Colonel De Malherbe and Adjutant Duclos were killed today when their planes collided at 500 feet W F Muse editor of the GlobeGnzette failed to rally following an attack oi pneumonia at San Antonio Texas and died Sunday morning 5 Killed 8 Hurt in Canadian Mine Blast RIVER HEBERT N S May 11 explosion believed due to accumulated gas at the No 2 Vic toria mine today killed five men and injured at least eight others A full clay shift of 90 men had en tered the mine at 7 a m The ex plosion came an hour and a half later Most of the workers were able to get out of the mine ROGERS CARLSBAD N Mex May Celebrating Mothers day by giv ing Ma Rogers a vacation Picked her a white desert flower and walked her for seven miles thru the celebrated Carlsbad caverns I thotthe biggest hole in the ground was when you was drilling for oil and struck a dry hole But this is bigger than even that Its Just the GrandCanyon with a roof over it Then when you get insida its got all the cathedrals of tho world in it with half of em hanging upsida down If a drunk suddenly woke up in that great hall in there he would think he had died and gone to heaven for thats the nearest thing to his Imagination of the place Youra HURLEY TELLS OF ECONOMY PLANS Some Army Posts Will Be Abolished Others Abandoned WASHINGTON May II Abolition of some army posts and consolidation of others was indicat ed by Secretary Hurley today as one of the methods whereby the army hopes to effect economies without detriment to efficiency Remarking that the general staff had already made a study of isolated army posts and their effect upon expenditures and military ef ficiency the secretary said 51 such posts had been abandoned since tho World war The study he said was not con nected directly with President Hoovers Rapldan conference with army officers and war department heads Refuses Details He declined to discuss in detail the results of the conference but asserted he could see no prospect for any cut in a rivers and harbors appropriation budget as a part of army economies The expenditures of moneys to place routes for waterborne com merce into the great grain regions has become a national program the secretary said In response to questions he sau it was now the purpose to pursue t policy of removing military budgets from any connection with politica representation The army was ex tremely anxious he added to co operate with the president and pro cure value for every dollar ex pended Good Beginning Chairman Wood of the house ap propriations committee who also took part in the conferences said the administrations plan to curtail the next budget might well begin with abandonment of old army forts Wood said drastic economics must be effected If increased taxes were to be avoided He said about 40 forts now main tained principally on the coast lines were absolutely useless and the only excuse for them Is the fear of SIX PRISONERS REACH CHICAGO Witnesses Attempt to Place Alleged Gangsters in Showup CHICAGO May 11 Thn crosscountry ride of six alleged fangsters arrested in East St Louis Friday ended at noon C S T to day at the Criminal Court building n Chicago after an uneventful drivo inder heavy guard from Morrison 111 The of dozens crimes were taken immediately to tha states attorneys office for questlon ng and then to a showup where witnesses to various crimes were to attempt to identify them Two Identified Two of the P OConners alias Connor and How ard already been identified as participants in the rob bery last year of the Lincoln Nebrt National bank and Trust company OConners police said had previous ly been Identified as the leader of a gang that robbed the Piano HI State bank and Lees pictures had been pointed out as that of one of the men who robbed the Mundelein HI Stato bank Summoned for the big showup were witnesses to tho sensational Valentines day massacre of seven Chicago gangsters additional wit Just Another Commission Claim Wets Woodcocks Council to Probe BedTime Story WASHINGTON May 11 A new organization was ready today to undertake a study of the opera tion of the eighteenth amendment from sociological and economic points of view Close behind the announcement by Prohibition Director Woodcock that it had been formed to conduct research in the graduate schools of various universities there cime a statement from Henry H Curran president of the association against the prohibition amendment des cribing it as just another commis sion to investigate the bedtime story known as national prohibi tion In his statement Curran snid he thot the Wickersham commission already had done the job planned for the council The Woodcock commissions per sonnel appears to be loaded down with eminence but what is Wood cock up to in graduate schools of the country A little more prohibi tion propaganda paid for by taxpay ers who dont believe in prohibition Would Ascertain Truth Woodcock announced formation of the council in a statement from his office here Ho is on the Pacific coast The announcement said the council comprising prominent edu cators would ascertain the truth regarding the operation of the eighteenth amendment from so ciological and economic viewpoints The council will seek facts the prohibition director its re search in graduate jajApls of the the latter part oi this month and Woodcock suggested it determine amongother things the effect of the eighteenth amendment on ju venile drinking and delinquency Woodcocks statement said The reputation and character of the per sons composing this council insure in advance the handling of research work in graduate schools along purely scientific lines The utmost academic freedom is to be given di rectors of research and those grad uate students who elect to investi gate the subjects made by the coun cil Will Be Chairman As the Woodcock statement was tion of the Volstead act announced that Hollins N Randolph of At lanta would be chairman of its na tional advisory committee of 100 Randolph urged that mistakes of the Volstead act be corrected to develop a proper solution of the prohibition problem Meanwhile the Methodist board of temperance prohibtion and pub lic morals praised Woodcocks atti tude toward grape concentrates and said that if the present law proves inadequate there is surely no doubt that the people will demand effective amendment WILL F MUSE 71 SUCCUMBS AFTER 2 MONTHS 1LLNES Funeral Wednesday Afternoon at at First Methodist Church Lived Here 33 Years O LADNESS incident to the celebration of the open ing of a remodeled plant and the installation of a new press turned to deepest sorrow Sunday morning when associates received word of the death of the GlobeGazettes veteran and beloved editor Will P Muse at a hospital in San Antonio Tex The passing followed two months of critical illness beginning with an attack of pneumonia suffered by Mr Muse shortly after his arrival in the Texas city to finish out the winter months From day to day his condition changed markedly There were times when he suffered relapses which made his death appear Imminent Then with an amazing show of vitality he would rally and supply the basis for a hope of ultimate if slow recovery Daughter at Bedside In fact three of the best days Mr Muse had since the beginning of his illness in March were week It was not until Friday that a turn for the worse occurred and Saturday that hope for his recovery vanished TSe final relapse the third since the Beginning of his fatal illness did assume a hopeless aspect until Sliturday Death occurred at A REQUEST Relatives of Mr Muse have expressed the hope that friends refrain from sending flowers for tho funeral Wednesday after noon 6 KILLED IN IOW A OVIR WEEKEND Three Persons Badly Injured in Auto Accidents Man Hit by Train By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Five lowan s wore killed in ac cidents over the weekend Several others were seriously injured A sixth person a Nebraskan was ADOUt Mr An extended life story of Muse will be found on page 2 On page 4 will be found tributes of Mason City friends on page 6 the tributes of prominent Amer icans and page 7 an inter esting selection of pictures in a crash near Tpm to rngft INI fetUoU tw Man Held on Bad Check Charge Hangs Himself SIOUX CITY May 11 pondent over his arrest on bad check charges George Wider about 50 hanged himself in his cell of the county iail this morninc Markets at a Glance NEW YOttK Stocks irregular General Elec tric under pressure Bonds irregular high grade rails and utilities gain Curb irregular changes in pivo tal shares narrow Butter weak Foreign exchanges irregular French franc strong Cotton lower easy cables and favorable weather Sugar steady improved spot sit uation Coffee steady European buying CHICAGO Wheat easy good moisture north west Corn easy beneficial rains centra west Cattle lower HOKS steady to higher Better Flying Weather BOLAMA Portuguese Guinea May 11 The DOX giant Ger man seaplane was still located at he island of Bubaque near here oday awaiting favorable weather jefore starting to Brazil on a trana Atlantic flight IOWA WEATHER Mnstly cloudy with showers in tho cast and central portions Monday night and possibly In tho extreme east portion Tues day Slightly warmer Tuesday afternoon in the west portion LOCAL STATISTICS Weather figures for 24 hour per iod ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 5ft Minimum in Night 42 At 8 A M Monday 46 Precipitation Figures for like period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 46 Minimum in Night 43 Rainfall 40 fatally injured Crescent Iowa The dead Knrl Brown 28 Stratford struck by car Jesse L Wright 33 Des Molnes lilt by Ifljiao Anderson 84 Knox ville struck by train Hurry Wlltcrs 18 Daven port auto collision Mrs Henry Mnzantl 10 hit by cnr Mrs Fred Wcgner 77 Oma ha auto accident Seriously injured Bernard Y Kcarns 75 Wa terloo struck by car Elmer Kundert Davenport auto collision Florence Sanders Davenport auto collision Wright was fatally injured while a tire on bis car Sunday night He was struck by an auto mobile driven by J T Dillon of Grimes at Dea Moines Dillon was held for investigation when he re ported tho accident to police Deaf Hit y Train Anderson who was deaf was killed Sunday when struck by a southbound Burlington train west of the Knoxville railroad station He apparently did not hear the train as it rounded a curve Willers died when his car collided with that of Elmer Kundert at Davenport Kundert received a frac tured right arm and scalp wounds and Florence Sanders received a fractured jaw and internal injuries Mrs Mazanti was struck by an automobile said to have been driven by James Minnis 25 Buckingham Minnis was jailed here pending an 3 oclock Sunday morning and was ascribed by doctors to pneumonia Mrs Ralph H Norrls of Oiange N J his only daughtcr was at bis bedside from the beginning of his illness and vfor the past month Mr Norris has been in San Antonio too Funeral services will be held1 at oclock Wednesday afternoon with active pallbearers drawn from among the veteran employes of his newspaper and the honorary pall bearers will be longtime business and musical friends of Mr Muse The list Is as follows Honorary James E Blythe W G C Bagley Charles B Higgins Frank Currie Will S Wilcox WillHolahan and Judge J J Clark Active John Phillips Fred Fenskc Charles Mullan Leo Carle Lloyd Geer and Enoch Norem Burial In Klimvood Burial will be in Elmwood ceme tery alongside Mrs Muse whose death from a heart attack occurred on Feb 21 1024 Detailed plans for the service were being worked out Monday GlobeGazette employes will attend in a body with all activity stopped and doors to the office closed at 2 oclock The Rev William H Spcnce of the First M E church of which organization Mr Muse has been a trustee for more than 25 years will have charge of the rites and give the funeral sermon Had Heart Attack In 1928 Messages containing words of special regret at their inability to be present for the services were re ceived from Dr Lucius C Mark of Washington D C former M E pastor here but now chancellor of American university and Bishop inquest He at first denied striking tho woman But later admitted the act Coroner E C McMillan said Forced Off Pavement Mrs Wegner was fatally injured Saturday night when her car was forced off the pavement near Cres cent by a speeding auto which did not stop Kcarns was in a critical condi tion in a Waterloo hospital today after he was found Saturday night lying on Rainbow drive there ap parently the victim of a hit and run driver Brown the son of former Sheriff Charles Brown of Hamilton county was killed when struck by a car driven by Thurbln Curran of Wil liams east of Webster City A tire on Browns car had gone down and he was attempting to hail a passing driver Edwin H Hughes of Wilmettc III old friend of the editor who pre sided at the marriage of Mr and Mrs Norris Mr Muses failing health dates hack to 1028 when on a jaunt across the highlands of interior South America he was seized with an at tack of heart trouble He finished that journey according to schedule but his ruggedness had been tapped and his powers resistance so diminished that he was forced to live in relative quietness Mr and Mrs Norrls left Son An tonio for Mason City at Mon day afternoon with Mr Muses bofly Mr Muse is survived only by his daughter and a sister Miss Adda Muse for a half century a teacher in the Rock Island 111 public schools ;