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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 3, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home HIS WEU ART OEPT OF IOWA OES MO INES I A ALL NOIITH IOWANS NEIGHBOHS HOME VVTTTTTT WaWbPAPEKTHATJIAKES ALL NOUTH 1OWANS VULt AXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATEDPRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON PTTV TOW A MAbUM 111Y IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 3 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICENO 22 Too Much Is Not Enough OverSupply Means Unforunate Go Without By CHAKLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Nov 3 A man who sits down to eat with more food on the table than he can get away with until satis fied or possibly he even stuffs himself and leaves the rest Too much never keeps him hungry If he has more warm clothes than he can wear the rrioths may get into his extra raiment hut he is able to dress warmly anyway If his house is larger than hfi can fully occupy he can occupy as small a fraction of it as he chooses his vacant rooms dorlt drive him to sleep on a parjk bench or appeal to the SalvationArmy for shelter JUEVERTHELESS because as a country we have overproduced which is to say that we have more of everything than we need includ ing food clothes houses flivvers radio seta and many other things we find ourselves in the peculiar position of not having enough to go millions of our wouldbe workers are out of Tumlo Page 8 Column TWO HAMPTON PLACES ROBBED Risden State Detective to Investigate Amount Stolen Unknown vere broken iolo hett oyer the weekend checkup revealed here today At one place in cash was taken and the amount taken at the other place hAs not been determined J E Risden Des Moines state de tective has been notified and is coming here to investigate He asked that nothing be disturbed so he could get fingerprints At the FarmersInsurance com pany 535 belonging to the company and belonging to the Baptist church was taken Frank H Dirst secretary of the company who is also treasurer for the church no ticed Sunday afternoon that the safe and the cash drawer were open The safe was broken open and the cash drawer opened at the city clerks office in the Marshall build ing The amount of money was not determined since local officials were told not to disturb fingerprints This is the second time the city clerks office has been robbed 5100 being taken before At both safes the trimmings had been damaged CLEAR LAK Woods Sees Advantage in Immediate Buildi COST LEVELS AT PRESENT OFFER LARGE Man Accidentally Shot at Stacyville STACYVtLLE Nov Carl Herman 30 Ogden was accidental ly shot Saturday morning while hunting pheasants He is confined to Smith hospital and will recover physicians stated if no complica tions develop The accident occurred when a gun carried fay O W Fran cis was discharged as he climbed over a fence not cer tain what caused the gun to go off The shot entered Hermans chest and arm penetrating his lungs AUNT HET By Robprt Quiljen Folks wonder wo men dont cry likethey used to but the vay theyre fixed now there aint much left to cry for Two Appointed on of Unemployment Relief WASHINGTON Nov 3 ures compiled to show the eco nomic advantages of immediate public construction were issued to Jy Chairman Woods of the presMcnts employment committee to support his appeal for increasoc federal state and municipal build ing Because of present cost levels it was estimated a saving of nine to 20 per cent would be gained b building now in addition to the beneficial effect on unemployment At the sajhe time Woods an nounced the appointment of two more men to directing staff of his organization for the relief of suffer ing among the jobless Bane Named Director Frank Bane of Richmond Va state commissioner of public wel fare was named regional director for the nine southeastern slates James C liawrence dean of ad ministration of theUniversity of Minnesota was appointed to act in as a clearing hoiiVe for regional directors Dean Lawrence arrived in Washington v said volunteer were being established in every community to register the unem ployed and that other voluntary committees were being appointed to devise means of employment Meaiuvhile Woods office issuct an appeal and warning from Miss Grace Abbott chief of the childrens bureau that relief must be acceler ated to prevent suffering among tht children of the unemployed Bids Aro tower ColonelWoods said he had ob tained his figures to indicate sub stantial savings to taxpayers on public works projects at this tAme from a survey made at his request by the commerce department divi sion of public construction He reported that present bids on construction at points east of the Mississippi averaged between 14 and 15 per cent below estimates for 1929 with the decrease gitater on smaller buildings than on projects of major size Reports from army officials he said showed decreases averaging about nine per cent a cubic foot in the cost of residential construction between 1929 and 1939 Decreases in the contract costs for dredgiig lev ees and other river and harbor im provements ranging up to 44 per cent also were reported Costs Como Down The bureau of public roads Woods added had submitted data on unit costs for federal and road building projects showing costs to have decreased 10 to 15 per cent He also quoted figures compiled by the standard statistics company to show the cost of obtaining money had come down to such an extent that the same expenditure on inter est last August would pay for eight per cent more money than in Sep tember 1929 Woods said it waaplanned to di vide the country into six or seven major divisions to facilitate relief work So far regional directors have been appointed for only two of these divisions Fred C Uroxton1 of Columbus Ohio for the eight north ern central states and Bane for the southeaster section Woods said ar least one more regional director would be named today or tomorrow Man Arrested on Drunken Driving Count Kills Self CEDAR ftAPIDS Nov 3 Released on bond following his m rest on a charge of driving while intoxicated Leonard Truhlar 82 Ely committed suicide two hours later He shot himself at the home oC a brother Elected Chemical Head MINNEAPOLIS Nov 3 R C Sherwood Minneapolis is the new chairman of the Minnesota section the American Chemical society for the coming year his election having taken place at a meeting of the society here Dr Sherwood succeeded A A Schaal of the University of Minnesota Worms Old as the AreDisplayed CHICAGO Nov 3 estimated by scientists to be 390 000000 years old are on display here They were found preserved as carbonaceous matter near Blue is land 111 by Bryan Patterson of the department of geology of the field museumwhere they were placed on exhibit Worms said Patterson being softbodied creatures are compara tively rare as fossils and usually the only traces of them are their burrows or tracks To find them in abundance pressed flat between layers of a shale rock and preserved as a thin sheet of carbonaceous matter as was the case inthis nearby Chicago locality is indeed a rare thing Monday Pause Precedes Confident v By BYRON PRICE Associated Press Staff Writer THE political campaign of 1930 came to its final preelection pause Monday party align ments still in a tangle and the re sult warmly in dispute Tuesday as the nation beconies one vast pollingplace the voters will write the answer electing the full membership of the house of representatives onethird of the senate governors in 32 states and hundreds of lesser officials in coua ty ward and township How far the returns will go also toward solving theriddles pro pounded to the electorate in the crisscross of party appeals must remain for time to tell Both repub licans and democrats have made President Hoover the issue nation ally especially in their discussions of the business decline the tariff and farm relief But other consider ations notably the dispute over pro hibition have added local complica tions to the task of the voter in many states Democrat Turn Expected In one respect alone did Mon days lastminute prophesies agree They all foresaw a recession of the republican tide which rose so high In scaling down of the pres ent overgrown republican majori Mes in congress and perhaps too an accompanying turn toward the democrats in some of the elections to minor office Closing up shop after one of the most determined campaigns they over waged for congressional con trol the democratic managers pre oicted their party would elect a majority of house and would reduce senate major ity almost if not entirely to the vanishing point The republicans declaring then final field reports showed an elev Tum In Pace Column WINNING FIGHT Thompson Faces Crisis With Courage Nearly Out of Danger CHICAGO Nov 3 William Hale Thompson in the opinion of his physicians is win ning his fight for recovery from an emergency appendicitis operation Gaining ground steadily the piay faced the crisis expected late Lhis afternoon with the same fight ing spirit that has chacaterized his attitude since the operation was performed at Paaaavant hospital ast Friday Dr Milton M Portis said that if le continued to make as much pro jress as he has since the operation he might be considered out of dan within the next 24 hours I AS WILD GUSHER MENACED OKLAHOMA CITY TD MEN LOSE LIVES IN EFFORT TO SAVE WOMAN Flaming Oil Flows After Tank Blast KANSAS CITY Mo Nov 3 IP oil fire punctured by a series of explosions caused damage estimated by company offi cials at at the White Eagle Oil corporation tank lot and shat tered windows and shook passengers on a passing northbound Missouri KansnsTexas tramhere today A 3inch stream of flaming gaso line flowed about the plant for more than two hours while firemen and plant workers protected several large storage tanks of gasoline oil and naphtha from igniting The gasoline wag loosed when a hose thru which a tank truck was being loadedbecame dislodged Pre sumably it was ignited by a spark from the boilerroom plant officials said Joe Myers a dock man at the plant was burned dangerously Fire Chief Dan Donovan and sev eral firemen received slight burns The twostory storage plant in cluding 2o000 gallons of oil and 5 000 pounds grease and the load ing dock were destroyed by the flames which shot several hundred feet into the air Explosions occurred sporadically as fumes gathered over the flow ing gasoline Great Property Damage Done oh Western Coast of Europe LONDONNov 3 wide trail of damage with several lives lost many injured and a consider able property loss was left today over western Europe and England by a storm which lashed and twist ed up from the Atlantic The velocity of the wind varied from 30to 70 miles an hour but sometimes it was tornadolike in its actions and ripped off roofs twisted frees from the ground broke down telephone wires and turned over motor cars Many Houses Flooded Thunder lightning and a deluge of rain accompanied the storm and many houses were flooded There were enormous seas The steamer Isle of Thanet from Folkestone to Boulogne was severely battered In ita passage its bridge partly de molished and two seamen injured On the Maid of Orleans piying jroaa channel four passengers were hurt when a great wave smashed in Turn 10 Tnuc 8 Column Blaze Threatens Plant of Gas and Electric Company OKLAHOMA CITY Okla Nov 3 which broke out on the oily surface of the North Canadian river east of Harrah and west of Spencer destroyed a small bridge today spread upstream and threatened the giant Horseshoe lake generalVig plant of the Okla homa Gas and Electric company which furnishes most of the power for Oklahoma City The fire was fed by the thick coat of oil that has covered the river surface since last Friday as a result of the wild flow of the C E Stout gusher which was brot under control in the Oklahoma City oil field yesterday afternoon The river makes n bend and tra verses the countryside on both sides of Spencer Residents of thaf town were perturbed as there is a largo abandoned flour mill not far from the blaze A fire which broke out on the river a few miles closer to the capi tal yesterday afternoon burned it self out late last night It was confined to a small area of the waters surface and the swift cur rent flow prevented it from spread Ing back toward the wild gusher As the eddies of oil reached the con flagration the crude was consumed thus preventing spread of the blaze downstream Observers said todays fire was burning In the same man ner rkets at a Glance NEW YOIIK Stocks Irregular utilities gain Bonds Irregular domestics move narrowly Curb Steady small changes in dull trading Butter Unsettled CHICAGO Wheat Easy bearish private crop estimates Corn Easy fine weather and bearish crop estimate Cattle Steady to higher H6gs Higher Coronations Revels Last Whole Night ADDISABABA Abyssinia Nov 3 until dawn today did this ancient capital and the hundreds ot thousands gathered Here quit their celebration of the coronation of Ab yssinias emperor and empress and eck sleep Nearly exhausted by a nightlong vigil of prayer Ras Tafari Mak onncVwho claims descent from Solo mon and the Queen of Sheba and his wife Princess Waziru Mencn were taken at daybreak yesterday from the national cathedral to the nearby especially built ll where they were crowned the three hundred and thirtyfourth rul ers of the oldest kingdom in the world Is Mndo Emperor Thirtynine year old Ras Tafari icceptmg the bejeweled crown from Lhe Coplic archbishop of Ethiopia oceanic Emperor Haile Selassie I lord king of kings of Ethiopia con quering lion of the tribe of Judah the elect of God and the light of Ihe world Princess Wuziru Mtnen a year his senior and many pounds heav ier than he a few moments later was crowned Empress Etega Men en queen of queens of Ethiopia A seven hour religious service fol lowed the actual coronation then the two sovereigns entered a gold en carriage once owned by the Ger man kaiser and were driven in princely splendor thru the streets of their capital to their palace Street Is Kissed A thousand of his subjects pros trated themselves before the peror as he entered bis carriage As the carriage was driven off the sov ereigns bowing to right and left many of their subjects crowded be hind the vehicle and prostrating themselves kissed the dusty streets over which it had just passed Arrival at the royal palace mucked beginning of the weeklong celebra tions which the emperor ordained iu honor of the event The hundred of thousands of the countrys 10 000000 population gathered here be gan immediately a barbaric se Tnrn ta THRO fl Column 7 Four Killed When Bus Skids From Paris Road ST GALM1ER Paris Nov 3 persona were killed and 19 injured today when a motor bus skidded from the road near here and plunged into n ravine Thp identities of the victims were not immediately ascertained Will Rogers LOS ANGELES Nov Come pretty near having two of equal importance in the same week Halloween and election and of the two elec tion provides us the most fun On Halloween they put pump kins on their heads and on they dont have to Candidates who have been telling you that if elected would pull vou from this bog hole of financial misery now is a good chance to get even with cm by electing em just to prove what a liar they are Personally I think this is the right year for a good man to be defeated in Yours WILL ROGERS T Presence of Shark Ma Prevent Recovery of Bodies TJAVANA Nov 3 bod of Mrs Lillian Jackson of En glewood N J one of the three vic tims of a drowning tragedy in Ma tanzas bay last night was reported recovered today by fishermen four miles from the scene Search continued for the bodies of John Tiloton Wainwright of New York American vice consul at Ma tanzas and Vice Consul Jackson of Havana who were drowned when trying to aid Mrs Jackson The presence of shark in the vicinity caused some doubt that the bodies vould be recovered Kcscue Attempt Futile A third vice consul Sydney Gest f Havana barely escaped with his ife in an futile attempt to rescue he trio when his wife found a long pole and pulled him to shore The three vice consuls were spend ng Sunday with their wives at Ma anzas Mrs Jackson climbed to the op of a high cliff overlooking the ay A sudden swirl of wind caught ler and blew her over the cliff into the bay Her husband screams umped in after her but it appeared certain to those on the shore that lis attempt would be futile in the water Waimvrlght then dove nto the bay and for a moment all three could be seen on the crest of 3 wave Pulled out by Wife A moment later Gest went into the water also but was soon exhaus ed without seeing the trio again and tried to get back to shore He jrobably would have drowned too md not his wife pulled him out with a pole Rescue parties were got together y the guests but the waves were running high and altempts to find he bodies finally had to be aband oned until today Both the Jacksons and Wain vrights had been in Cuba about a year Wainwright was socially in New York He was raduated from Princeon in 1922 and last June married Miss Alice M 2utts of Philadelphia daughter of Col Richard Malcom Cults Dr George Elliott Church Leader Dies FLINT Mich Nov 3 eorge Elliott one of the moat iromincnt figures of the Methodist episcopal church in United States md editor of the Methodist Review f New York City died Sunday at he home of n nephew Arthur C El liott Flint attorney He was graduated from Cornell college Iowa in 1875 and hla alma matter conferred upon him subse quently two doctors degrees He was the author of several religious book VICTIM OF AUTO TRAIN COLLISION 2 lowans Lose Lives in Accidents Over WeekEnd A fast Milwaukee freight train which goes thru Clear Lake but wice a week brot i tragedy hero aturday night when a car driven y R T Wright struck the engine Ronald Wright 7 and seri usly injuring Robert Wright 1L Ir Wright father of the boys was Iso injured The fatality was one of 12 iu owa over Lho weekend The dead Ronald Wright 7 Clfenr Lake Ijivernc Conk 11 West Bur lington Hcitz MuscAtinc Itobert Rosecniiis Woodward Paul F OBrien T Dubuque Margaret Ankclc 21 DCS Moines Bessie Klzer Negro Des Moines Ernest Meyers Williams Norman Fletcher Spencer Unidentified man Sioux City Henry J Doengcs 3 Harlun Grace Aldrich G Sioux CHy Funeral services lor Ronald Wright will be held Tuesday after noon at the Methodist church at oclock Clear Lake too Rev J R Tumbleson officiating At 2 oclock there will be short services atWUliamn f uneraV home Debris 1s Scattered The condition of Hjbbert was con were doubtf fij recovery Mr Wrlght was able to leave the hos pital after receiving treatment The fatal crash occurred on North street at the Milwaukee railroad crossing The train was going east and Mr Wright was driving his car from the south Mr Wright stated lie heard a whistJe but thot the train was headed west After the Wrlglit car struck the engine of the Milwaukee train de bris of the car which was demol shed was carried for 30 feet along he railroad rightofway Mr Wright was thrown 15 feet from the car No one was near when the acci dent occurred but Mr Wright was Tum to TflKft H Column Bandits Bullet Fails to Puncture Clothes Holdup Man Gets Out DETROIT Nov 3 Walker filling station attendant lidnt get up his hands fast enough o suit a holdup man last night and he holdup man shot Walker felt a jar in his cheat and hot he was about done for Then he mt his hand on the spot and picked he bullet off his vest A faulty artridge evidently gave the bullet oo little force to penetrate even the loth The holdup man fled IOWA WEATHER Mostly fair Monday night and Tuesday Somewlmt warmer in west and north central portions Monday night and in east nnd central portions Tuesday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 4 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday S3 Minimum in Night 2t At 8 A M Monday 28 Figures for like period ending at B oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 51 Minimum in Night 20 Dont ask for two finer November ays than Saturday nnd Sunday The weather man simply couldnt omply with the request And youd ie disappointed Monday started out with an evident intention to be lassed with its two predecessor ;