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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 13, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home rUfJLON E R HIS MEM ART OFPT OF IOWA V V T 7 T I VULXXXVI1 FIVE CENTS PEB copy ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASH WRE THE NEWSPAPER MAKES ALL NORTH NEIGHBORS ME EDITI MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 131930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS 31 Shipsteadto WieldPower Lone FarmerLabor Senators Vote to Count By CHARLES P STEWART rA SHIN G TON Nov 13 CPA j h e newspa per boys hav been asking Sen ator Henri Ships tead o Minnesota how he intends t vote aa betwee democrats whe the seventysec ond c o n g r e s meets and th newly electe members an sworn in witli both houses s nearly balance that every ba lot in either ol1 them will wefg a ton of lead As the whole country doubtles knows Shipstead is the senates ab solute independent All the other senators and sena torselect have party strings mor less Some of them are as fra1 as cobweb strands The slightes yank on one of these almost Incred ibly fragile tether ropes such a Norris or Senator La Fol lettes snaps it Still everythin else being equal even Senator Nor ris or Senator La Follette respect jbis rope I dont exactly understan why Habit maybe CBNATOR SHIPSTEAD however J has no rope or cobweb or any thing i Oh yes the couple of times h has run for the senate he has ru as the farmerlabor candidate bu he has to call himself some kind o a candidate to get his name on th ticket He campaigns simply as Henrlk Shipstead In a way he doeshave a ver strong string ou him He seems ti meto have an exceptionally keen sense of responsibility to his electo Butas of re of party la Yes yes Shipstead is aa indepen dent as a cyclone It is a commonplace thai IN political lines are badly scram bled at present They have been scrambled for quite awhile and steadily getting more so Insurgen republicans flop over and vote Ilk democrats Balky democrats flop over and vote like republicans Party managers who need regu larity to make their schemes func tion smoothly are nearly distracted But there is one kind of a vote known as a party vote on whirl it is taken for granted that all vot ers who profess any allegiance whatever to a particular party will as per party vote on a question of broad genera Turn to PttKO 7 Column Special Election Is Carried 371 to 279 Large Vote Is Reported BRITT Nov of a gas franchise was given by Britt voters Wednesday at a special election The franchise carried by a ivote of 371 to 279The franchise is sought by the Central States Elec tric company An unusual feature of the election was that the tola vote was one of the largest ever polled at Britt Si HZT By Robert Quillen Jane is the kind o girl ever man hopes to have for a wife when he gets tired o havin a good time Glass Believes Democrats Oppose Extra Session SAYS PRESIDENT OUGHTTOSOUND OUT OWN PARTY Senator Chides Leaders for Apology for Victory WASHINGTON Nov 13 Believing democrats to be op posed to an extra session of con gress next spring Senator Glass democrat Virginia suggested toda that President Hoover sound ou members of his own party on their attitude before trying to bind up the democrats against a special session President Hoover has written to Senator Robinson of Arkansas the democratic leader to determine his views and those of the minority par ty on a program which will assun completion of the necessarylegisla tion at the approaching short ses siou of congress I do not know of a democrat who wants the extra session com mented Glass today but I certain ly have heard some republicans talking about the extra session See Own Party I think Senator Robinson would be justified in replying to Mr Hoover with a suggestion that the president fix up his own f iist F Senator Glass yesterday took to seven democratic leaders o chiaihgthem1 for thei a democratic victory in the last election The Virginian made it clear to day howeverhe did not intend to support any obstruction moves He emphasized that he was speaking of the time when the newly electee congress steps into office The Virginia senator said he had received notice today froth manj democrats in congress of support for his statement of yesterday WIU Consider Unemployment The first adminiistraton objec ive at the December session is the passage of unemployment meas ures They are to include bills for sxpansion of public works construc ion speeded development of in arid waterways and appropriations or seed loans to drought sufferers Next rank the nine appropriation nils needed to support the govern ment departments for the coming year The house appropriations com mittee is already at work on these vith hopes of having the first passed to the senate before the Christmas holidays The group of administra ion objectives covers unfinished multitude of propos als left unpassed at the end of the ast session Among them is the mestion of Muscle Shoals disposi ion deadlocked in conference be ween senate and house reprasentn ives the first pledged to govern ment operation the latter to leasing o private interests 1 Will Press Proposal Senator McNary of Oregon the assistant republican leader who ailed on the president yesterday aid he would press at the outset or acceptance of the government peration proposal But representa ive Reece republican Tennessee Turn lo rnEi 7 Column Hundreds of Lives Lost in Cyclone on West Burman Coast LONDON Nov 13 ex hange dispatch from Rangoon to ay reported that hundreds of lives were lost in a cyclone which wiped ut the town of KyaukPyu on the vest coast of lower Burma All buildings were reported de troyed trees uprooted and vessels n the harbor carried out to sea The news agency reported that 11 communications had been cut WIN JUMp ON COLLEAGUES AUTO ACCIDENTS At least five now senators will take their seats in Wsihington next month Instead of having to wait until n year from Daberribcr because tnoy nre filling vacancies They arc ton Bullsley Oliio lcrrio Vlfiin fVflTiGna nrtrvTo T George McGill vanm republican centerandRobert D Carey Wyomingrepublican Endurance Flight Ends When Ship Burns andRefueler Crashes NEW YORK Nov 13 attempt to shatter the worlds air plane endurance record ended in double misfortune early today when he American Legion burned in a forced landing and its refueling ship Miss Queen fell into Jamai ca Bay near the Jamaica sea air Dort Captain John S Donaldson pro moter and pilot of the endurance ship was uninjured but his copi ot Edward Weimer former war Iyer suffered a broken ankle and acerations Charles Soule pilot of the refuel ng plane and George Adams his assistant on the hose were drencher but were pulled out of the water uninjured The American Legion ran out of gas and was forced down on the dge of the airport catchhiR fire as t landed on a cement roadway It vas completely burned Miss Queens losi a wing and its anding gear as it settled down in he marshes of the bay Its motor ipparently was not well warmed up md refused to function after the ihin got into the air The American Legion had flown only 16 hours toward the rec rd of 617 hours set by Dale Jack on and Forrest OBrine last sum mer when the mishap occurred VIrs H F Everts Spends Restless Night Mrs H F Everts J918 PennsyJ anla avenue southeast who was eriously burned in an explosion uesday afternoon spent a restless ight and was not quite aa well hursday morning as she was Wed eaday morning according to at ending physicians Mrs Everts was vashing clothes in a pan of gasoline vhen the explosion occurred Her ouse was demolished Gangster Escorted to Train fyy Police on Former Visit LOS ANGELES Nov 13 The Examiner says Al Capone no torious Chicago gangster arrived here last Sunday night under an as sumed name Capone was a visitor to this city two years ago but was given a po lce escort to an outbound train as soon aa his presence became known Chief of Detectives Joseph Taylor he was certain the Chicago gangster was in Los Angeles or a nearby community but efforts to locate him were fruitless If hes here Taylor said Well find him There are ways in which we can make it uncomfortable for known criminals Wealthy Man Deluded Into Thinking Family Might Starve UNIONTOWN Pa Nov 13 UP children were shot and killed today by their father R W Playford 55 a prominent Union town lawyer and banker who then Wiled himself apparently while suf fering under the delusion that the family was facing poverty Play fords wife was wounded probably atally The dead besides the father are Nancy 13 Margaret 10 and Paul ine 9 Mrs Playford 45 before her marriage to Playford was Nancy Stirling member of a prominenl Baltimore Md family A maid in the Playford home was the first to discover the victims The girl Viola White said that she icard shots about 7 a m Upon In vestigating she found her employ ers body on the floor The two young children and Mrs Playford apparently were sleeping vhen the shots were fired Friends of the family said Play ord had said recently that he feared he would go Insane because of business worries He was quoted as saying that his family might have to go to the poorhouse Despite these expressions of fear layford generally was regarded as till wealthy Police said they be icved his business worries had aused temporary Insanity rkets at a Glance NEW YORK Stocks Firm raflroad rebound briskly on short covering Bonds Firm foreigns and domes ics improve Curb Firm moderate gains gen eral Butter Weak CHICAGO Wheat Firm unfavorable Argen ina weather and large export sales Corn iflrm unfavorable weather outhwest Cattle Steady to higher Hogs Lower Oil Station Robbers Confess DES MOINES Nov 13 Harry Rfdeing of Newton and Charles King 21 Morrilton Ark confessed to police last night thnt they had held up an oil station earl ier In the evening Hampton Man and Three Others Injured in Collision DES MOINES Nov 13 tomobile accidents caused th deaths of three lowans late yester day In two instances the drivers who were unhurt triad to avoid hitting an approaching car their passengers being killed when the machine overturned Four other persons injured in a collision in Des Molnes were re ported today to be in no danger The Dead Barney Fitzsimmons 55 of Mou ticello killed near Cascade Freci Hantleman 54 of Dubuque killeii near Earlville John E Powell 2 of McCleland killed in a collisloi in Omaha Hampton Man Hurt The injured Lyman Sheetz about 40 o Hampton Mrs Nina Nessa 37 Milo Nessa 13 her son and Thor mad Nessa her husband 40 all o Collins Hantleman was killed whe Charles Brewers car in which h was riding overturned at a higl way intersection Brewer said h WE13 trying to avoid a collision wit aSfiaifJSRpehfailed at tb arterialcrossing Fitzsimmons was a passenger I Ben Clarks automobile whic hurtled into a ditch four miles sout of Cascade Clark said he wa blinded by the lights of an ap preaching machine which did no stop Fitzsimmons is survived by hi widow and four children Dies After Collision Powell died an hour and a hal after his car collided with a trucl driven by D E Chambers of Oak land He was thrown from the ma chine and suffered a fractured skull The quartet hurt in Des Moines were painfully injured when the Sheetz car collided headon with the Nessa automobile Deputies who In vestigated said Sheets car had swerved to the wrong side of the street Deputy Sheriff Dies ol Wound After Killing His Adversary NEBRASKA CITY Nov 13 UP gun duel on the courthouse lawn today had claimed its second victim He was Deputy Sheriff Howard McCaUum who died List night in a hospital from a bullet wound close to the heart McCfiHum and Andrew Massey 26 fought each other with guns from behind trOjCS on the lawn Tues day after Massey and his father had been questioned about a break into a school building Massey was shot and killed when Sheriff Carl Ryder was attracted by the firing and en tered the affray Struck by Automobile on Pavement Taken to Mercy Hospital Lloyd Jenkins 10 Clear Lake who was seriously Injured when itruck by nn automobile about Wednesday night spent a fairly TOOd night according to attendants at Mercy hospital where he was taken The accident happened on the new pavement at the outskirts it Clear Lake when the boy steppeo n front of the car driven by Glenn Britton foreman of the MeU Con struction company who was driving a Pontiac sedan Britton waa driv ng west The boy was thrown nboui 50 feet He is said to have beer vatchlng another car pass I Hero of War Dies of Gas Falls Into Pit Efforts a t Revivinn Sioux City Man Futile SIOUX CITY Nov 13 Berthelson well known insurance man national guard officer and World war veteran was killed by gas this morning when he fell into I a pit which he was digging preparaI tory to the installation of a home gas plant Mr Berthelson went to his garage where he was digging a pit in which to place a large gas tank Appar ently some of the gas had escaped from the tank during the night and Mr Berthelson wus overcome fall ing head first into the deep pit Dead When Found About oclock Ted Reiner who had been employed by the in surance man to help him install the plant entered the garape and found Mr Berthelson in the hole He attempted to life the man out but was unable to do so Bethelson waa dead when police officers arrived They removed his body from the pit and applied the pulmotor for half an hour but their efforts were futile Distinguished as Soldier During the World war Berthelson distinguished himself with the One Hundred Sixtyeighth regiment o the Rainbow division He waa th first American soldier to cross th RiverQuercq in one of the main 6ffenses against the Germans anr1 his explot was carried in the head lines of newspapers thruout the na tion Berthelson was active in Iowa American Legion and Natlona Guard circles having served as commander of the Monahan post during 1921 and holding a captains commission in the guard The widow and three small chil dren survive CABINET RESIGNS oast Guardsmen Spurred on in Hunt for Bodies by Mayor EUREKA Cal Nov 13 Spurred by the criticism of Eu woman mayor coast guards nen today intensified their search for the bodies of the members of he crew of the lumber schooner Brooklyn torn to pieces by heavy seas as she steamed out of Hum joldt harbor last Saturday Thrs first body that of George Vigdel seaman was recovered yes erday close to the whistling buoy near where the Booklyn went down Accusing local coast guardsmen of inefficiency Mrs Kmily Jones mayor of Eureka telegraphed oastguard headquarters in San requesting an amphibian plane to carry on an independent earch Fishing boats were responsible or rescuing First Mate Joel M Sreve after he had drifted on a of wreckage for 70 hours M Henri Juspar above pre mier oE Belgium faces a crisis In his government with the resignation of his entire cabinet The cabinet decided to resign as a bofly when live members were forced out as a result of criti cism from the liberal political party federation Transportation in Lima Cut Off by General Strike IMA Peru Nov 13 hundred foreign refugees from he Andean mining fields jammed ke cattle into n threecar railroad rain reached here today from Mal paso where two Americans were ailed in a labor riot yesterday They cnme into a city whoso ransportation facilities were para yzed by a general strike bringing i vivid story of armed clashes in vhich at least a dozen workmen vere killed and more than a score njured TVie engineer of their train told ow the rioters having wounded ohn W Chapman of Chicago a mine employe bashed in his heat vith rocks of how having killed 3 L Tripary an American store keeper they beheaded his body Bus Service Paralyzed This citys trolley and bus serv cc was paralyzed am railroads vare at a standstill The general vorkers confederation called a gen eral strike as a result of the dis irdjrs The departments Tunin and IIITV were under martial law and irnirjn refugees wera pouring out f Uin area toward Liroabv rail Office workers truclrecl to their on foot this raprnlngMiutiaxi Iriversvere cleaning up jpLCtoiies ere idle in many rasis vorkers were unable to lanes of employment The refugee tran started out from Malapaao with than 200 passengers but hud picked up the Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Nov 12 years of con tinuous peace Tuesday ana we looked about as bad off as we did 12 years ago when we celebrated tr end of two years cf war IJ we pulied tu as much to put over n siege of peace is we do a spell of war we would ie sitting pretty but we cant lardly wait for a war to end to tnrt taking it out on each other Peace Is kinder like prosperity there is mighty few nations that can stand it Yours WILL ROGERS Ten Buildings Collapse in Landslide at Lyons liVONS Franco Nov 13 Hospital DCS Clmzeanx and surrounding districts were evacuated late today in fear of further landslides which nlrcndy have taken between and 100 lives in this city YONS France Nov 13 tween 60 and 100 persons were stimated late this afternoon to have been killed in the collapse of 10 houses which fell one after an other during the night under the rushing whirl of a landslide near the basilica of Notre Dame De Four viere Included In the death roll were 19 firemen and seven policemen who gave their lives during feverish hours of the night when they strug gled desperately to dig out those trapped in the ruins 11 Persons Rescued Late today 11 persons had been rescued but three had been caught under the houses not only by the first collapse but by subsequent ones when a series of new landslides sent many tons of earth stone and brick down upon rescuers and vic tims alike To add to the horror of the ca tastrophe it came shortly after midnight when tho occupants of houses at the foot of the hill upon which stands the great cathedral were asleep Buildings Crushed The first landslide loosened ap parently by heavy rains of the last two days rushed down and crushed three buildings in the twinkling of an eye Police and firemen hurried to the scene but hardly had the entered the area than a house col lapsed above them burying them in their turn Other landslides some of them smaller followed and by the time the rumbling earth had subsided 10 houses had been crushed Late this afternoon three bodies including those of two firemen were recovered CATTLE IN 3 CAR CTmi Mrs Carter Drops Bag With Money When Robber Enters Cafe GOLDFJELD Nov a one armed bandit entered the Car er cafe here at oclock this norning MrsLuther Carter dropped he money bag she had in her hands Vfter searching the cash register le bandit found only The pre ious clays receipts were in the bag hich she dropped Mr and Mrs artar who are the proprietors and ne customer were in the cafe when ic bandit entered He was described s having a cap over his eyes of medium height and slender build IOWA WEATHER Increasing cloudiness Ruin probably Friday turning to snow In the west anil central portions and rain also in the northwest portion Thursday night Colder in the extreme west portion anil warmer in tho extreme southeast portion Tlmrsdiiy night Colder in the west and central portions Fri day LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures fot 1 hour period ending at 8 oclock hursday morning Maximum Wednesday IS Minimum in Night S3 At 8 A M Thursday C3 Seven Children Hurt When Stump of Tree Crashes Into School IRONTON Ohio Nov 13 Seven children were Injured two possibly fatally when a tree stump dynamited by contrncrorH crashed thru the roof of a country fitlinn at Kellys Didge near here today AHho the sun was obscured for a rief time Wednesday morning the oudiness waa so brief that the lobeGazettes observer was forced call the day predominantly clear i The result is that the first two weeks of November have been listed as clear without exception Thats a record that has no equal in recent years ;