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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 1, 1930, Mason City, Iowa HIS MEM 4 AfJT tPT OF IOW North Iowas Edited for the Home THE NEVVSPAPEK THATMAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME VOLJKXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRSSS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 1 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NQ MorrowMay ChangeMind Stewart Thinks New Jersey Man May Run in 32 By CHARLES P STEWART Nov 1 CPA Dwlght W Morrow re cently eliminated himself from the 1932 republican presidential run ning neverthe less he is not n ecessari 1 y who 11 y elimin ated He eliminated himself In Presi dent Hoovers favor There Is just a bare chance that Mr Hoover will not be a can renomination It iihagination al IOWA HAS FEWEST JOBLESS Party Captains Sound Final Rallying Call flidate stretches most to for ones the snapping point to i suppose such a thing but at least In theory it might happen Then how about Mr Morrow THE greatest Hoover enthusiast in i this country can hardlyargue thta Californian has not had harl luck in the White House Now and then one hears it sug gested that if the coming congres sional elections go heavily demo cratic and the presidential run of luck continues as strongly against him during the latter half of his Ddminlstration as during the first v half maybe Mr Hoover cannot get n renomination This does stretch imagination to the snapping point x at the bureau of standards U once I heard Dr Paul Heyl the famousscientist say that the higher mathematics never balk at the inconceivable but they do balk at the inconsistent Any theory involving the possi bility that President Hoovercannot get a renominatiou verges on actual Inconsistency v FlentV of prominent republicans yd not desire Mr Hoover nomin L Jiei it Kansas when he 7 r Laminated in tejftwat ha turn to Page 8 Column JTRIBESENGlP BY CITY WALLS Abyssinia Prepares to Be hold Coronation of Royal Sovereigns v ADDIS 4BABA Abyssinia Nov 1 quarter million tribesmen camped today in tents about the walls of AddisAbaba where tomor row the king of Abyssinia and his Amazonian queen will be crowned king of kings and queen of queens For days the roads lanes and cowpaths of northeastern Africa have led to the capital of this 6000 year old empire Recently they have awarmed with barefooted black faced humidity clad Jn picturesque white Roman togas all intent upon witnessing bestowal of Abyssinias ancient crown upon Ras Tafari who believes himself a descendant of Solomon and the queen of Sheba and his queen Spend Night in Prayer Perhaps never before in the his tory of Africa save in the time of the Pharaohs has such a spectacle of moving humanity been witnessed Late this afternoon the frail em peror and Buxom princess will enter the inner sanctuary ofStGeorges church and spend the entire night in prayer and at dawn tomorrow in the first rite of their coronation day they will receive communion from the hands of Archibishop Cyrillu coptit prelate who will an Tnrn to 8 Column B M AUNT HET By Eobert QuiLlen The only reason we aint got a stuffed giraffe in the livin room is because no goodlopkin female agent ever tried to sell Pa one G 0 P LEADERS ADMIT LOSS OF SEVERAL SEATS Watson Says Democratic Cpngress Would Be Chaotic By BYRON PRICE Associated Press Staff Writer A CROSS the breadth of a nation racked by political dissension the party captains sounded today a final rallying call to the millions who will choose a new congress and thes governors of thirty states at Tuesdays general election Except for the few valedictory ceremonials reserved for election eve the campaign is ending with the week bringing to its big mo ment in carnival profusion the cus tomary noise and color of cjimatic political emotion On preelection Saturday the leaders of both of the great parties turned hopeful but anxious faces to ward the fast approaching day of decision Democrats Hopeful Heartened bywhat they conceive to widespread dissatisfaction with the Hoover administration on the score of the business depression prohibition the tariff farm relief arid other issues the democrats stoodiby tbeir predictions that their unrelenftfig campaign of attack would mean a democratic house ol representatives and a material rer duction at least in the republican majority in the seriate The republicans acknowledging that some losses are likely took new hope from by the the last week or two had seen a turn downward in democratic of those anticlimaxes which sometimes mark the last days of a party ef Tnm to 8 Column 2 CHICAGO MAYOR FIGHTS DISEASE Peritonitis Dread Infection Follows Appendicitis Operation CHICAGO Nov 1 William Hale Thompson today was fighting a battle more important to him than any he had faced in his spectacular political career dread aftermath of appendicitis operations possible symptoms of which were reported in his the mayors foe but whether he would win or lose could not be told until sometime to morrow afternoon physicians said Mayor Has Courage allimportant ally in fighting was with the mayor and this with his favorable reaction from the shock of the operation performed at 2 p m yesterday gave his friends hope that the ultimate outcome would be victory His wife and the few friends permitted in his room at the Passa vant hospital following the opera tion wers met with smiles and were comforted by the calm determina tion with which he was fighting for recovery During the night the mayor got several hours sleep and N Perbohner a close personal friend remarked that he had a fighting chance to live and it looks pretty good Was in Campaign The appendicitis attack caught the mayor in the midst of a stormy political campaign in which he al tho a republican had come out in opposition to the partys nominee for United States senator Con gressman Ruth McCormick The mayor was to have addressed a political gathering at a theater yesterday morning and he reluct antly consented to abandon the ef fort and go to the hospital for the operation only after he had been assured that the speech would be read by Richard W Wolfe com missioner of public works One his first remarks after re covering consciousness following the operation was How did the speech go Good replied Perbohner to whom the question had been nd Will Rogers LOS ANGELES Cal Nov 1 Seemed like old times last night to iiear Mr Coolidge on the radio espe cially when he pleaded for a continuation of r epubli can blessings He said what we needed in office was office holders men jthat wereused to holding office He said it was no time to break in new talent Compare that campaign plea with the one of my old friend Governor Bulow of South Da kota who is out for the senate There is no issues in this elec tion the other fellow has got a job and I want it Such honesty must come from a democrat It does and it should be rewarded at the polls Yours WILL ROGERS REFUSES TO EXPLAIN HOW HE GOT LETTER Torn Pasted Missive New Issue in Nebraska Campaign OMAHA Nebr Nov I torn pasted letter was the pivotal point of new interest today in the Nebraska senatorial cam paign The letter was In the possession of United States Senator George W Norris republican who is seeking reelection and the United States postal authorities had a request to investigate the paths the missive traveled in reaching him Browne said ne bad never received the letter which started from Chi cago where it was written by J B Wootan editor of the Public Service magazine Browne is a director of the Nebraska division of the Na tional Electric Light association Wootan asked in the letter as to the possibilities of defeat of the Ne braska senator Refuses to Explain The letter contained a statement that Arthur Huntington of Cedar Rapids informed the writer that either Senator Nye or one 6f his confederates had sought to tap wires in a Lincoln hotel and had been denied this by the hotel man agement Senator Norris refused to say how the letter came into his hands altho he willingly exhibited it He was equally firm that the reported wire tapping information was a silly conclusion and false He said that he had pasted the letter in two places adding that when It came to him it looked like some one hnd read it torn it up and tossed it into a wastebasket Proof of Charges He said it was proof of his charges that the power trusts are seeking my defeat He read the letter for the second time at a political ad dress last night Browne made his demand for an investigation to the postmaster at Lincoln who turned it over to the postal authorities Senator Nye campaigning in North Dakota said that his com mittee would resume Inquiry into the Nebraska campaign Nov 15 and that the letter might interest him then OLD FAITHFUL WWATJ AGAIN YES BUT THIS TIME MOSTLY MUD New York Apples Help to End Unemployment NEW YORK Nov 1 red apples went to work today to help end unemployment in New York They were displayed in crates by jobless men at prominent corners in the midtown shopping zone with placards an apple Their price was a nickel Earlhani Savings Bank Organized BARLHAM Nov 1 Earlham Savings hank is being or gnnized here with its capital stock of already subscribed C E Deets is the president Two Men in North Iowa Are Killed Shotgun Accidentally Discharged Auto Crash Fatal Two North lowans suffered vio lent deaths Friday iiight and Sat urday morning The dead are August Becker 40 farmer near Lukota accidentally shot Gerald M Moseley 30 Goldficld killed in auto accident While taking down his shotgun about 6 oclock Saturday morning in preparation to go hunting pheas ants Becker accidentally dis charged the weapon and was killed He was found dead by his and children who rushed into the room after hearing the shot Struck in Chest Becker members of his family stated kept the shotgun loaded on the wall in readiness to frighten away chicken thieves The full force of the shot struck him in the chest The shooting victim is survived by his widow three sons a daugh ter and a stepson Funeral arrange ments have not been announced The body is now at Algona Moseley was instantly killed at oclock Friday night when the ca he was driving crashed into a ditc two miles northeast of Viccent M Moaeley had been a resident b Goldfield all his life STATE PLANS TO KEEP AT TOP N NATIONAL TABLE Millions of Dollars Put Aside to Provide Work DES MOINES Nov 1 warning unemployed of other states that Iowa is not their haven the states industries backed by municipal enterprise plan to keep Iowa nt the top of the countrys employment table Millions of dollars have been thrown into the hopper that will keep the number of idle workers nt a minimum during the winter In nearly every city size both pub lic and private enterprises are planned to start soon or are now mderway requiring the services ousands of the states laborers Despite the favorable outlook owever H V Hoyer state labor ommissioner has issued a warning lat Iowa has been able and prob ly continue to be able to jrovide work for its own citizens mt it cannot take care of outsiders vho may come here in search oC vork Much Construction Plunnnfl A survey conducted by the As sociated Press with the coopera tion of its member newspapers re vealed today that at least forty mil lions of dollars worth of construc tion will go on in Iowa during the next few months Topping the B companies Was Biding The accident occurred as Mosetefjfor construction of was returning alone from Fort calTy natlrai gas into the state and Dodge to his home No one saw th OKLAHOMA WELL ROARS DEFIANCE Gusher Continues to Shower Oil on Abandoned Homes OKLAHOMA CITY Nov 1 Soaring defiance to experts seeking o curb It a wild gusher at the citys edge continued today its threat of fire disaster as it show ered black clouds of oil on aban doned homesi As workmen rushed to completion he forging of a huge steel bonnet o drop over the mouth of the spouting well firemen announced the danger of explosion had lessened due to dissipation of low hanging clouds of gas Largo Area Included As a result of their tests firemen reduced to an area 36 blocks square the fire zone which has been main tained since the well broke thru its mastergate Thursday night Nine units of national guardsmen together with civilians guarded the city against the outbreak of fire John Gordon who conquered the Wild Mary Sudik well after it ran wild 11 days has been pTaced in charge of control attempts The geyser of oil has caused the abandonment of homes by some three hundred residents of the dis trict the closing of six schools anc the suspension of all automobile and railroad traffic in the district af fected Steel Is Removed Workmen in shifts of 3o wearing helmets and clothed in oJskins were slowly removing the twisted steel from about the mouth of the well They were deliberate in their ef forts to avoid striking sparks as they handled the broken strips ol the mastergate and other debris The well has an estimated daily How of 60000 barrels of oil and 100000000 feet of gas Wins Corn netting Contest DAVENPORT Nov 1 liam Lively 20 of LcClaire won the Scott county corn pickingcham pionship yesterday His mark was 282 bushels Man Woman ChargedWith Part in Plot Pair Held for Renting Room to Bankers Kidnapers KEWANEE 111 Nov 1 Following cooperation with author ities of Marshall county and an ex pedition to Lacon by Sheriff Charles Nash and deputies yesterday Frank Shockers 35 and his wife Leta 29 are held by Sheriff I L Davis of Marshall county on warrants charg ing implication in the kidnaping ot Earl Yocum Galva banker Mrs Stockers who was taken at her home one block from Lacons business district by Sheriff Nash States Attorney MeHn and Ser geant Earl Simpson revealed that Earl Yocum was held in her home three days by the kidnapers with Lloyd Winalow one the two men yet at large making all arrange ments officers said Stockers was served with a war rant at a restaurant in Elmwood Turn to Pnge 8 3 3 DE ON WAY TO FOOTBALL GAME Two Others Injured When Car of Kentucky Alumni Crashes LEXINGTON Ky Nov 1 Three of a party of five University of Kentucky alumni were dead to day as a result of an automobile accident which occurred while they were on their way to Lexington yesterday to attend the University of Alabama football game The dead are Wendell Smith 24 and Hagan Smith 23 cousins and Critt Whallen 26 The other two oc cupants of the automobile Hiram Stamper 25 and William 28 a cousin of the dead men were injured The homes of all are Hind man Ky The automobile in which they were riding struck another automo bile when it entered the main road swerved hit a parked truck over turned and burst into flames De spite their injuries Stamper and William Smith pulled the others from the car before they were burn ed but they were dead accident It is thot he rnustiav lost control of the car and that the auto then headed for the ditch The auto a 192S model Chevrolet was wrecked Motorists came by soon after the crash occurred and found Moseleys body Vincent is 15 miles south west of Goldfield Moseley who sold radios is sur vived by his widow two daughters Elizabeth Anne 5 and Barbara ane 7 one brother Glenn Mar halltown and one sister Mrs Wil liam M Coons Funeral arrange ments have not been announced to bringgasoline to Iowa by pipe English Debaters Win Decision From lowans IOWA CITY Nov 1 representing Cambridge university England and the University of Iowa last night debated the ques tion Resolved That the present plan of military preparedness should be abandoned A vote by the audi ence favored the affirmative 134 to 103 upheld by Cambridge M C Oatridge and E A Holdsworth Herschel Langdon of Gilmoro City and Roy McCall of Bloomington Cal represented Iowa 3 DEATHS TOLL OF HALLOWEEN Child Fatally Burned When Dress Catches in Lantern BOSTON Nov 1 fatalities were on record the toll of Halloween in NewEng land Two of the deaths occurred River where 12 year old Irene Levesque was fatally burned when a draft sucked her pary dress into another childs jack olantern and Miss Lena Paquette 40 received burns which resulted in her death when she went to the childs aid At Westford Vt Sidney Peck ham 13 was fatally wounded by his 16 year old brother Ellsworth who playfully pointed a gun at Sidney and nulled the trieirer V Crew Works atJoice JOICE Nov Interstate Power company Dubuque has a crew of nine men working here putting in new 30foot posts and re wiring the whole system TO PRESS EARLY This home edition of the Globe Gnzette is being sent to press at 1 to facilitate the moving of the composing room to its new quarters on the second floor of the building Eight huge lino types are included in the great stock of equipment which must be hoisted before Monday morn Ingto the room xvhich formerly served aa the Chamber of Com merce auditorium The special football edition however containing full reports of all Saturday games will be on the streets at oclock 12 hours ahead of the Sunday news papers FACES MURDER INTENT CHARGE Gunman Held for Attempted Shooting of Illinois Policeman CHICAGO Nov 1 Maddox reputed gunman for the Al Capone gang faced a charge of as sault with intent to commit mur der today in connection with the at tempted assassination of Sergt Jamea McBride Maddox assistant states attor ney Harry S Ditchburne said had been identified ns one of the gang sters who shot and seriously wound ed McBride last Thursday as he rode on a street car presumably to prevent him from testifying in the murder trial Jack White White is accused of slaying Policeman Ed ward Pflaume five years ago line In addition the Iowa commit tee on public utility information esti mates that Iowa gns companies will spent 510000000 to provide local distribution in cities and towns which have voted nathral gas fran chises Local Labor Used A deveiopment pro gram whicli has been underway among electric light and gas com panies this year for extension im provements and replacement of vnrnout equipment will not be fin ished until the first of the year at least the committee sairl Most extensive of the building programs within cities are those at Burlington and Sioux City The for mer said its program was the big cst in years Nearly all of the 30000 men who were employed in building 1010 miles of paving during the summer are now being absorbed by the pipe line companieswhich has ruled that none but local labor be used in their extensive construction activities The state highway commission esti mates at half of the 40000000 spent in improving Iowa roads this year went for wages Its program for 1931 involves the expenditure ot v similar sum Report by Cities The reports on building activities now underway in various cities in Turn to Tajjo 8 Column 4 Sentenced on Charge of Assault to Murder MOUNT PLEASANT Nov 1 Oscar Hale yesterday sen tenced Wilbcrt Mcsser 48 of Home to five years in the Fort Madison penitentiary following conviction on a charge of assault with intent to commit murder Messer allegedly shot Zion Messer a cousin during a family quarrel An appeal is pend ing IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday Rising tempera tures in the cast and central portions Saturday night Cooler in tho west and north central portions Sunday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figurea for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 84 minimum in NiRht 20 At 8 A M Saturday 28 Friday nights minimum fell 1 de gree short of the low mark recorded Thursday night and the days max imum was 3 degrees higher than that of tho previous afternoon A heavy frost was evident Saturday morning An analysis of Octobers weather chart is going to show that it wasnt a bad month in spite of its mischievous conduct on an occasion or two ;