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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 12, 1931, Mason City, Iowa L 0 N E R ttU 5 AST T OF vn i w es t a North Iowas IDAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XXXVII YE CENTS A COPY THE JTEWSPAPKR THAT MAKES AL1 NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS H O M E EDITION ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MAY 12 1931 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 354 U S Born Deported Doak Program Runs Into Some Real Objections ASHINGTON May tary of Labor William N Doaks wholesale d e p o r tationof aliens program not only hit a snag but indica tions are that it will prove to have teen a very bad snag when Detroit immigra tion officials re cently banished American born Mrs Lillian Larsh to Canada with her four fatherless small daughters one of them also Americanborn There have been complaints for some time of almost intolerable bru tality in the Doak labor adminis trations method of ridding the country of foreigners accused of having entered it illegally These complaints have not made much impression hitherto however perhaps because aliens seldom have any friends or influ ence or enough money to defend themselves certainly in large part because American labor looks in the main with an approving eye upon Secretary Doaks activities and labor casts too many votes to be lightly disagreed with by the average politician BUT the Larsh case is different It already has been so fully outlined that just a paragraph doubtless will serve as a reminder of its That the latelydeported woman was born and brot up in Michigan is not disputed but she lost her citizenship in 1917 by marrying William Larsh a Canadian She Turn i In 1nge 5 Column 5 MEXICO PROBES PLOT OF REVOLT Government Claims to Have Thwarted Plan of Grave Proportions MEXICO CITY May 12 government thru Gen Mijares Pal encia chief of the federal district claimed today to have thwarted a revolutionary plot of grave propor tions The principal leader of the plot Luis Cabrera Gen Mijares Palencia said was arrested Saturday and at his own request was allowed to leave the country for Guatemala The investigation of the plot is con tinuing the general declared with F number of widely known politi cians and former army officers in volved According to the government an nouncement plans had been laid for an armed movement against the Ortiz Rubio administration to take place about now but discovery of the conspiracy by police investi gators prevented its materializing The conspirators met in a private home in Mexico City Cabrera who was minister of finance during the administration of Gen Carranza as president was alleged to have visited Puebla and other cities in shaping up the plot which had widespread ramifications There has been no Indication of public discontent recently and Mex ico City as well as the rest of the country has been quiet of Loot Recovered DECORAH May 5500 of the loot taken from the Burroak Savings bank by Jacobin and Trum bull has been recovered This money goes to the insurance company as the loss at the Burroak bank was covered by insurance AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I reckon my children fell and bumped their heads j ust as much as Ellas did but they didnt have no ances tors that needed the same alibi SPANISH MOBS CONTINUE RAIDS Suspects Unidentified in Moran Gang Massacre LINKED WITH Tip off of ExConvicts Put Authorities on Right Track BULLETIN CHICAGO May 12 01 the gangsters arrested in tho Kast St Louis raid Friday was turned over to federal authori ties today while the habeas corpus hearings of bin fivu com panions were continued Only one of the men was admitted to bail pHICAGO May 12 possi billty of finding in the capture of six suspected members of the Fred Burke gang a solution of the St Valentines day massacre of sev en George Moran gangsters in 1923 faded today Three witnesses who viewed the suspects found them selves unable to identify any of the sextet Held over the weekend at Mor rison 111 following their arrest last Friday night in East St Louis the six were brot here yesterday for a showup at the detective bureau Thomas P OConnor one of them was identified police said in con nection with the robbery of the First State bank of Piano 111 The police reported that he was also identified with Howard Lea and John Brjtt his associates of par ticipating in the robbery of the Lincoln National bank and trust company at Lincoln Nebr Wanted in Indiana Edward OHara was also sus pected with OConnor Lee and Britt in the Lincoln robbery but since the connection was somewhat vague police decided to turn him over to officers of Terre Haute Ind where he is wanted for two slayings Meanwhile the trio wanted in Lin coln sought freedom at a habeas corpus proceeding before Superior Judge John P McCoorty today County Attorney Max G Towle of Lincoln representing1 Nebraska said he had several means of pre venting their release and expressed hope of having them started back to Nebraska by Wednesday Given Tipoff A tipoff from two exconvictg in Chicago was credited by officials as bringing about the capture of the gang1 With such information in their hands the authorities began to slowly untangle the defenses which the gangsters had woven about themselves they said By tapping telephone wires and by using information supplied by a police informer the law enforce Tpm tn Ffljre B Oilumn Inmates of Alabama Training School for Girls State Disorder BIRMINGHAM Ala May 12 of the Alabama training schools for girls scene of on up rising lost Thursday night revolted again today hurled furniture thru windows and jeered at policemen from the tops of buildings before they were quieted GANGSTER BAND FACES CHICAGO SHOWUP Associated PicssPbofo Six men accused ol numerous bank robberies including one of in Llnciiln Nebr faced a showup in Chicago Monday after their capture in East St Louie 111 Witnesses of the 10150 St Valentines day massacre weie called In attempts to identify them Lett to right seated Tommy OConnor Howard Lee and IQdward OHara Standing Jack IirlttK Tommy Hayes and McQuillan CAPTAINHAWKS FLIES TO Completes Trip From Lon don in 2 12 Hours at 206 Miles an Hour BERLIN May 12 Frank Hawks landed at the Tempel hof airdrome a little before 2 oclock this afternoon completing a fight from Croydon field England in a little more tlian hours His speed averaged 205 miles an hour The American flyers feat in cov ering the 625 airline miles between cities at such a pace the two amazed a large crowd of German aviation experts who cheered him lustily when he landed Heplans to leave tomorrow for Stockholm via Hamburg to attend the Swedish aviation industry exposition King of Siam Rests Comfortably After Operation Upon Eye NEW YORK May 12 Prajdihipok of Siam was resting comfortably at Ophir hall today af ter his operation Sunday for the re moval of a cataract He chatted with his family and listened to sev eral radio programs His chieg surgeon Dr John M Wheeler issued the following bul letin His majesty the king passed a very good night and slept almost without interruption He has no pain in his eye Mrs Zaro Agha Worried as Husband Stays Away Ancient Turk Gadding in Europe Getting Into Mischief ISTANBUL Turkey May 12 T oh where can my sesqul centenarian be is the worry which is haunting Mrs Zaro Aghav just now The old man is gadding about Europe and does not come home His year old wife and great great grandson expected him back in Istanbul In time for the annual mutton festival and sacrificed a big n n in preparation for the home coming but Zaro failed to turn up Now they are really worried America was to them a land of milk and honey where their old man was safe So many people are hacked to pieces by motor cars and water buffalo in the streets of Istanbul that eyen Zaros misadventure vvfth New York traffic did not seriously bother them But Europe is a different and wicked matter and even veiled Mrs Zaro has glimpsed enough of Eur opean ways in Istanbul to judge that it is not the right life for a 157 year old kurd The great great grandson goes day after day to meet incoming trains and boats but he has had no has not appeared and irs Zaro is beginning to appear more angry than anxious ZaroAgha who claims to be 157 years old came to the United States last July and sailed April 9 for Eur ope ostensibly to return home Karo In No Hurry LONDON May 12 Agha Turk who claims to be 157 years old took his first lesson in airplane flying at Brooklands field yesterday He enjoyed his experience and momentarily took the controls He hopes to have another try at it As far as can be learned he is not at all anxious to jret home 35 Pursuit Planes at Omaha 30 to Arrive on Way to Maneuvers OMAHA May 12 Thirty five planes of the twentieth pursuit group army air corps landed at the municipal air field here at 1 p m C S T today Thirty other members of the twentieth pursuit group were scheduled to arrive dur ing the early afternoon All are en route to the general aerial mobili zation at Dayton Ohio and will remain here overnight Land Altsrdccn ABERDEEN S Dak May 12 T The five army observation planes of the Washington national guard landed here at p in for luncheon and prepared to take off shortly afterwards for St Paul The group commanded by Major C V Haynes flew here from Miles City Jessup Coming Direct From City Ben Swisher Second Speaker Some 60 alumni and former stu dents from out of the city and a larger number from Mason City have obtained reservations for the Iowa dinner to be held at the Han ford at oclock Tuesday night according to Garfield E Breese president ot the local alumni group in charge of the dinner President W ArJessup is coming direct from lowaCcity plans for a board of education meeting in Cedar Falls having been abandoned because of the serious illness of a members family B F Swisher Waterloo president of the general alumni association will be the only other speaker on the program altho three or four members of the board of education including S J Galvin of Sheffield C C Sheakley of New Hampton and Georgo Godfrey of Kossuth county will be presented A limited number of reservations will be available during the after noon by calling Dr George T Parks telephone 5fl Mason City it was announced by Mr Breese 12 SELECTED IN KiUKLAND CASE 332 Challenged or Excusei Before Jury of Men Was Found VALPARAISO Ind May 12 IP 332 men and women hac been challenged or excused a jury of 12 men was impaneled today to retry Virgil Kirkland for the mur der of Arlene Draves his compan ion at a Gary liquor party Prosecutor John Underwood im mediately dismissed the first two counts of the indictment charging murder by blows with the fist and a blunt Instrument Opening state ments followed Dismiss Two Counts Dismissal of these counts leave ths trial hinging on the charges of murder by rape and attempted rape The jurors are A W Fleming 64 laborer Nor man Ashton 57 farmer George McVIcker 57 carpenter John Bell 50 farmer Andrew Jensen 44 farmer Henry Casbon 25 meta worker U H Morrow 64 farmer Ernest Nelson 38 merchant Her bert Davidson Gl retired Robert Brady 38 laborer Claude Walters 39 railroad agent Marlon Brown bridge 29 night watchman Under Advisement Judge Grant Crumpacker took under advisement a defense motion to have the jury inspect the David Thompson home and Cbistoff lunch room in Gary The liquor party preceding1 Ar lenes death was at Thompsons home He too is under indictment for her murder The lunchroom played an Important role in the first trial It was here that Kirklnnc Thompson three other youths and Arlene went for sandwiches Defense attorneys said inspection of the premises would give a much better visualization of evidence and would disprove state conten tions High School Students in Minnesota Strike to Retain 4 Teachers BUHL Minn May 12 than 160 of the 365 students at the Buhl high school today remained away from classes an a protest against dismissal of the school prin cipal and three men instructors The school board at a meeting Monday afternoon Ignored a peti tion of the students for retention of the instructors Davenport Votes Bond Issue for Toll Bridge DAVENPORT May 12 Davenport voters at a special elec tion yesterday approved a bond is sue not to exceed 51800000 to build a toll bridge across the Misslssipp river from Bettendorf to Moline 111 The vote was 2126 for and 1012 against Iowa Minister Accuses Youth of Attacking Him CUMBERLAND May 12 Harry White Cumberland youth was at liberty Tuesday under bond following his arrest on a com plaint by the Rev Charles E Hill Christian church pastor who al leged that White beat him so se vcrely lost Saturday that the pas tor could not hold services Sunday OLD FRIENDS OF W F MUSE WILL BE AT FUNERAL Simple Service Planned With Burial at Elmwood DOZENS or oldtlme friends from other cities and states including editors publishers and educators vill be at the First M E church afternoon for the funer al of Will F Muse GlobeGazette editor whose death at San Antonio Texas occurred early Sunday morn ng Included with the messages tri bute which have poured into the office since news of lis passing became known were an nouncements on the part of several of the senders of their intention to be present for the last rites Eight Honorary Inllbearera The Rev W H Spence pastor of Mr Muses churchwiU be in charge of the simple service and of the commitment at Elmwood cemetery where Mr Muse wil be laid to rest alongside Muse whose death occurred seven years ago Active pallbearers will be em ployes of the GlobeGazette who have worked at the venerable edi tors side for many years and those serving in an honorary capacity will be James E Blythc W G C Bag ley Charles B Higgins Frank Cur rie Will S Wilcox Wxll Holaban J Harry Tail and Judge J J Clark Body to Lie in State The body will lie in state at the First Methodist church from 12 to oclock preceding the services Mr and Mrs Ralph H Norris who were with Mr Muse in his final illness and at death left San An tonio Monday afternoon A letter received from Mr Norris written Saturday contains details of the course of Mr Muses illness during the few days Immediately precedinghis tlilrd and final relapse since he war seized with an attack of pneumonia in early March Throw Off Chill On Wednesday after a fair night his condition was regarded by His physician as being as good as it bad been in more than a month There was a slight chill In the afternoon but he threw it off hurriedly and Thursday he was quite conscious and clear most of the day so muca Improved that Mr Norris contem plated returning to bis business in New York Thursday night was a restless ono and Friday during tho day he lapsed into unconsciousness with high fever and pulse Toward mid night however ho regained con sciousness and even at the time Saturday when the letter xvas writ ten the fight was not looked upon as immediately critical Flowers on Desk A halfopened door into the beau tiful office newly prepared for Mr Muse and a basket of flowers on the desk to which he bade goodby three months ago bear mute testimony to the sorrow which his passing ban brot to the large family of Globe Gazette employes who have looked upon him more as father than us boss Among those from out of town who will attend the funeral tomor row are Miss Adda E Muse Rock Island 111 sister of W F Muse J C Duncan Sioux City brother of the late Mrs Lillian Muse E P Adler Davenport Times Frank D Throop Lincoln Nebr Star Philip D Adler ICewanee II StarCour ier Clyde R Rabedeaux Muscatine Journal John Huston and Clarence Johnson Ottumwa Courier J B Jeffries and E L Sparlts Hannibal Mo CourierPost Frank H Bur gess La Crosse Wis Tribune and T U Scars Madison Wis State Journal Relatives of Mr Muse have ex pressed the hope that friends will refrain from sending flowers for the funeral ROGERS Soys ROSWELL N Mex May You have heard of great prepara tory schools where they turn out great football talent for the large universities well right here in Ros well N Mex the prettiest little city you ever saw is situated the New Mexico Military academy and their kid polo teams are famous Its the incubator for coming interna tional polo Think ofa preparatory school with 120 kids out to make the team This countj is all doing fine They already charged off started in a new basis of values the same as the whole country has got to do Up to 1829 was a nightmare and they have just forgot it and everybody is happy Yours till BeKotk BjndWll IM Markets at a Glance NEW YORK Stocks heavy rails depressed on New York Central quarterly earn ings Bonds heavy rails drop sharply Butter firmer CHICAGO Wheat firm unfavorable weath er and rumors export business Corn firm small receipts and de layed farm work i Cattle irregular hogs higher Tinley Iowa Investigation Lawyer Dies Death Follows Closely on That of Wife Sunday COUNCIL BLUFFS May 12 Tinley 62 attorney f o the Iowa board of education in th recent legislative probe of the low university administration died a his homehere today of heart dls ease His wife who had n vigil at his bedside for four weeks died early Sunday of a heart attack His death occurred at p m Tinley suffered an attack of pneu monia several weeks ago during the legislative investigation of the Uni versity of Iowa and was obliged to withdraw from tho investigation The ailment affected his heart Physicians held no hope for his life during the last few days and he sank into a coma late yesterday from which he failed to rally His two daughters and several brothers and sisters were at the bed side during his last illness Double funeral services for Mr and Mrs Tinley will be conducted at 9 a m Friday from the St Fran cis Xavier Catholic church CROWD RUSHES POLICE IN ATTACK Anderson FarmerLaborite Leads Primary With Leach Second MINNEAPOLIS May 12 new power in the citys political field appeared today in the person of William A Anderson farmerlu boritc who with George Leach is candidate for mayor in the June 8 election They were nominated In yester days municipal primary in which William F Kunzc mayor the past two years was defeated Complete unofficial returns gave Anderson 37628 votes to 28000 for Leach Kunze was third with 18274 Andersons success in the primary brot into the mayoralty field n bon nfide labor candidate for the first time in a decade He had the en dorsement of 61 labor organizations and campaigned principally on an issue of improving tho employment conditions and promising to rid the city of vice ive Churches Convents Burned Before Dawn in Seville tf ADRID May 12 1 cheering mobs that swept po Ice civil guards and soldiers aside attacked and burned churches and hurch buildings in the cities of Spain today as the monthold re publican government strove with 11 its resources to restore order Five churches and convents were turned before dawn in Seville Mar ial law was declared and troops vere placed on the streets in an ef ort to control the throngs which nnged the city destroying monu ments which marked the centuries f Roman Catholicism in Spain Conditions Similar Similar conditions prevailed in where two church and buildings were burned dur ng the night at Cadiz where four hurchcs and convents were burned and at Alicante where four churches and convents were partly lectroycd by fire and looting Mobs it Zuragoza Cordoba and Bilbao attacked and wrecked church build tig in those cities but did not burn hem With cavalry infantry tanks and machine gun squads patrolling the streets Madrid the capital was restored to tranquillity during the night but not before 10 churches convents monasteries and other ec clesiastical buildings had been burned to the ground while the mobs held off firemen and pre vented their fighting tjte flames 21 Churches Raxed A nationwide checkup showed 21 church buildings destroyed by fire and perhaps 10 more badly dam aged but not burned Inmates of the buildings in every case fled and while a few monks and priests were benten there were remarkably few casualties among them Nuns in al most every case were respected by the crowd Estimates on the num ber of religious workers fleeing1 Madrid alone ran as high as 50000 Efforts to estimate the physical damage were mere guesswork but some calculated it as high as 150 000000 pesetas norman value 530 This did not account for priceless manuscripts church serv ices paintings and vessels which were destroyed or stolen Police ar rested several looters on whom they found gold and silver nltar orna ments chalices and candelabra taken from the churches Convents Rurncd At Cadiz four Roman Catholic churches and convents were burned during the night by mobs which taking up an antichurch cry heard earlier in Madrid dominated parts of the city for hours before being brot under control One Jesuit priest was seriously injured by the mob which stoned him Martial law was declared In a radio broadcast Don Niceto Alcala Zamora president of the re public called upon the nation to put down the disorders The govern ment charged communists and mon archists with responsibility for the Hslurbances and declared they wnrc in connivance to embarrass the new regime disunities Sllclit Casualties in the day and night of disorders In Madrid were esti mated at 35 injured most of them slightly A strict censorship on outgoing1 news prevailed and the monarchist Turn 1f rnge fl Column Testimony of Alton Sale Case Is Held Irrelevant WASHINGTON May 12 Testimony which stockholders of the bankrupt Chicago and Alton railroad sought tn have subpoenaed regarding sale of the line to the Baltimore and Ohio railroad was held Irrelevant today by the Inter state Commerce commission Fircmfn May Hear Turner WATERLOO May 12 UP Gov Dan W Turner has been in vited to attend the annual meeting of the Jown organization of tho Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemcn Oct 22 to 23 Tho meeting will attract approximately 1000 personn IOWA WEATHER Fair probably light frost in west and central portions Wed nesday fair and slightly wnrm LOCAL STATISTICS Weather figures for 21 hour pcr ot ending at 8 oclock Tviesdaji moring Maximum Monday 50 Minimum In Night 43 At 8 A M Tuesday 44 The sun tniant for almost a week put in a much appreciated appear ance Tuesday forenoon I ;