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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 14, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home HAftlOW E R HIS MEM ART DCPT Of IOWA THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NOBTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NOVEMBER 14 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICENO 32 Congress Is Still Dry Prohibition Show down Seems Closer at Hand By CHARLES P STEWAKT Nov 14 Perhaps the last election brot pro hibition modifica tion no nearer than it was be fore Tho the wets some gains indications are that they still will be outvoted two or more to one in the Sev entysecond con gress It is true as the drys say that the land slide year 1928 gave them an ab normal representation It also may be true as the drys say further that congressional sessions of 1931 and 1933 will find them numerically stronger on Capitol Hill than they were when the Eighteenth amend ment was submitted to the states and the Volstead law was enacted Nevertheless it does appear that the last election brot a national showdown on the question of pro hibition modification decidedly near er than it previously had seemed to be What the showdown will reveal if and when it takes place is a dif ferent matter DROBABLY not even the most 1 wholehearted dry will dispute that the northern democratic party was predominantly wettish thruout the recent campaign Quite likely he will dispute how ever that the northern democrats wetness was the reason for such vic tories as they scored he will be likelier to account for these victories on grounds of economic conditions or other causes entirely distinct from the wetanddry issue For all Turn to Ttipe B Column BANDIT CAR BURNED Airplanes Will Carry Across Atlantic BACK AT WORK Martial Law Still in Force in Copper Mining Regions LIMA Peru Nov 14 Limas workers trooped back to their jobs today as the general workers conference called off the 24hour general strike which al most paralyzed the city yesterday In the Cerro De Pasco copper mining regions however martial law still was in force particularly at Mai Paso where two Americans and more than a dozen other per sons were slain in labor riots Wednesday Limas transportation facilities resumed operation this morning after a day in which trolley cars trains and buses were at a stand still Factory wheels turned again and at Callao the port of Lima business returned to normal A militant antiforeign sentiment continued in the mining district however and troops were on the alert to prevent sabotage at the mines PLANS FOR LINE SETTLED SAYS POSTOFFICEMAN American and British Air Companies to Join in Project WASHINGTON Nov 14 Plans for an AngloAmerican airmail line across the Atlantic to day were said by W Riving Glover second assistant postmaster gen eral to be settled PanAmerican Airways Inc Hid Imperial Airways Ltd of Eng land will operate the line which aad been planned to begin within another year Grover said Everything Settled Everything has been settled with the exception of equipment spreading of weather facilitiea and location of landing fields both in the states and other points The postoffice department which has been aware of negotia tions between the two companies for some time is prepared to give mail to the line whenever it is ready He said Charleston S Car may be the American terminus of the line because of its location below the bad weather belt Use Flying Boats Flying boats undoubtedly will be the equipment with which the stare yviUbe made he said and while present plans are only for the car ryfrfg of mall be later ex tensions to take care of passen gers Bermuda and the Azores will be bases for the planes and the Amer ican company which now operates between the United States anc South AmericawiU fly the leg be tween the states and Bermuda Imperial Airways which operates under a British government sub sidy and holds exclusive air rights in Bermuda will be in charge of the rest of the route Harley Knapp Fined 10 and Costs at Court Harley Knapp Mason City was fined and costs on a charge of intoxication in police court Thurs day afternoon He was arrested Wednesday night A previous charge of intoxication against him was dis missed at the Thursday court AUNT HET By Robert Quillerf Clara an Ben will get along all right Theyre goin to board witli her folks an he makes enough to buy gasoline and cigarets ARMS BUDGETING PLAN ACCEPTED United States and Five Other Nations Abstain From Voting GENEVA Nov 14 pre paratory disarmament commission today accepted the principle of limi tation of land war material by the budgetary method which the Am erican government thru its repre sentative Ambassador Hugh S Gib son has declined to accept for it self The principle was embodied in a resolution presented by Viscount Cecil of Chelwood for Great Bri tain Sixteen nations supported the resolution including Canada France and Japan Three nations opposed it Russia Germany and Italy The United States Sweden Turkey Venezuela Bulgaria and China abstained from voting The vote was taken a few min utes after the commission had re jected the Russian declaration that simultaneous application of both the direct and budgetary method was the only effective means of limiting and reducing land war material DOX Makes Third Lap of Trip to N Y Big German Seaplane Lands in French Harbor BORDEAUX Nov 14 chief harbor master at Bordeaux told the Associated Press tonight that the German seaplane DOX had alighted at St Nazaire After several false starts and un successful attempts to get away tne gtant seaplane took off from Gal shot England at am a m for Bordeaux next stop on its transAtlantic trip to New York The big ship was piloted by an American C H Schildhauer ot New Holstein Wis and Philadelphia The flyingboat made three or four unsuccessful attempts to get into the air before it succeeded in break ing away from the calm smooth surface of the channel From Bordeaux the plane will take off for Lisbon and from there for the Azores Bermuda and New York Aboard the plane were 24 pass engers officers and crew The passengers included Mr and Mrs Louis Huck who are making the trip to New York and Harvey Brewton of Panama City Fla who is making the trip as a representa tive of the Curtiss Wright company Three passengers who had in tended making the trip were de layed in getting to Calshot by the fog Those who were left behinc were Robert Hartmarm Lady Grace DriipainondHay andanother news papery correspondent JOHN ADAMS IS OUT OF HOSPITAL Mason City Boy Absolved ol Blame for Crash at Davenport John Adams son of Mr and Mrs A A Adams River Heights was released from the hospital at Davenport Friday morning after having been confined since Sunday morning because of injuries suf fered in an automobile crash The boy is still weak however and Mr Adams was not certain how soon he would be able to start the journey homeward John was able to appear at the coroners inquest over the death of Leona Roew 19 year old Ottuwma student at the University of Iowa who was killed in the accident In which the car driven by the Mason City youth went into the ditch The coroners verdict absolved the boy of blame connected with the tragedy At the hearing John testified that the lights of an approaching auto mobile blinded him and forced him off the road He was apparently knocked unconscious when the car turned over into the ditch however being unable to remember any in cidents for some time after ttie crash Melba Koontz and Thomas Bever dige other students injured In the craah were unable to leave the hos pital to testify Brother Is Dead OSAGE Nov Hilton has received word of the death of his brother Simon at his home in Seattle Wash The latter lived in Osage about 40 years ago GIANT DOX RISES FROM WATER Associated Press Photo Two pictures taken a few minutes apart showing the German fly Ing boat DOX taking off from Lake Constance on a test flight The giant i5une will attempt a trunsAtlantlc flisht from Lisbon to the United States WITH LOW COST FARMMOH Says America Cannot Compete in World Markets ROCHESTER N Y Nov 14 IIP with the theory that the farmer can improve his lot by greater production and lower prices Secretary of Agriculture Ar thur M Hyde addressing the sixty fourth annual convention of the Na tional Grange today advocated cxir tailed production to offset crop sur plus as the best remedy for the economic depression of the farmer The only answer to overproduc tion is less production Secretary Hyde said We must balance our crop against market demands pro ducing only such amount as we can sell at a price which covers cost of production plus a profit More pro duction merely means more prob lems lower prices and greater dis aster Despite its unhappy experience with surpluses he continued American agriculture to a large ex tent is still unorganized No in dustry on earth can match agricture in the number and volubility of its advisors There diversity is one of our weaknesses There is lack of unified thot and action To write an effective answer to the problems of the farm we must have first of all organization The first object is unity of action col lective thinking planning and marketing Mr Hyde pointed out that an in creased program of farm production would tend to build up a surplus which would have to compete in world markets against competition which no scheme of subsidy could equalize WOMAN TO FACE THREE CHARGES Mrs DoIIie Dputhitt Accused of Assault With Intent to Kill ENID Okla Nov 14 Dollie Douthitt eccentric widow who wounded United States Com missioner H Z Wedgwood and vfired at another attorney and the presid ing judge during hearing of a civil case here Sept 24 must go on trial on three charges of assault to kill Bound over to trial at a prelim inary hearing yesterday Mrs Dou thitt protested a bond set by Justice E M Shockley was too high She said she could not make the bond and was returned to jail where she has been since the shoot injr BANKS ROBBED IN IOWA Date Jan 3 Jan 20 Feb 7 March 7 March 7 June 24 June 24 June 24 July 24 July 28 Aug 20 Sept 5 Sept 9 Sept 15 Sept 18 Sept 18 Oct Oct Oct Oct 2 3 18 25 Nov 14 Bank State Trust and Savings Farmers Savings bank Leeds State bank Goodell Savings bank Winterset Savings bank Calumet Savings bank Union Trust and Savings Oxford Savings bank Waldorf Savings bank First Federal State bank Bank of Luverne Farmers National bank Ottumwa Savings bank Carroll County State bank Exchange bank Peoples Savings bank Clearance association Savings bank State bank Peoples Savings bank Peoples State bank Location Amount Taken Quimby 7800 Garnavillo 2000 Sioux City 10000 Goodell 2287 2500 Calumet 1300 Strawberry Point 12000 Oxford Unsuccessful Walford 1800 Des Moines 3900 Luverne Henderson Ottumwa Carroll Wesley Hardy Derby Rodney West Point St Benedict St Benedict 5500 1000 30000 Unsuccessful 750 3500 900 Unsuccessful 600 3000 215 Three Killed Many Hurt in Madrid Riots Turmoil By Charging Cavalry Troops MADRID Nov 14 men were killed a dozen seriouslj wounded and 50 others injured in a series of labor riots which threw the city into a turmoil for half an hour today The demonstration was put down by cavalry charges with free use of sabers There was some property damage and several of those injured were in serious condition Many arrests were made The trouble followed a demon stration of thousands of workers who swarmed the streets in connec tion with the funeral of four work men crushed to death Wednesday in the collapse of a building The construction workers pro claimed a general strike as a pro test against the municipality ar chitect and contractors permitting the erection of structures endan gering workers lives Other workers began abandoning their jobs in sympathy and the cen tral section of the city soon swarm ed with strikers Some of the demonstrators began waving red flags there were fis fights as the strikers attacked workers who refused to quit their jobs Traffic was forced to suspend Markets at a Glance FIST OF CUBAN MILITARY HAVANA Troops Ready to Protect Machado Rule From Rebellion TAVANA Nov 14 Tmailed fist of the Cuban mili ary was poised today above Ha rana and its environs prepared to trike hard in defense of the admin stration of Gerardo Machado hreatened with a growing island ivide unrest Troops carrying rifles patrolled he citys streets with mounted de ails here and there Student assem ilies were forbidden and household rs remained in their homes A censorship was imposed by the government in the course of the night on all outgoing cable dis patches and upon the capitals newspapers two of which El Pais and Diario De La Marina suspended publication rather than submit to governmental supervision Rioting Lasts Into Night Desultory minor rioting by unor ganized bands of students lasted in to the night with one student re ported dead and a small number wounded in clashes with troops Two others were killed and a num her wounded in clashes yesterday An investigation is being COT ducted Tagle Y Soria 24 a relative of for mer president Mario Menocal Talg a native of Key West Fla has re sided in Cuba for the last fou years and claims still to be an Am erican citizen Tagle was seriously wounded when It was said he engaged in a tussle with five policemen in sup port of some student friends who were attempting to state an anti government demonstration Guarantees Are Suspended Suspension of constitutional guar antees at first thot to extend over all the island and President Macha do who yesterday took this extra ordinary action after weeks of un rest and rioting in which an aggre gate of six persons were killed anc many wounded told the Associates Press that it was only temporary The present disorders are the cul mination of a period of unrest in which at times opposition to the ad ministration has been said to have the aspect of unorganized revolu tion Monday one person was killec and 50 or more injured in a clash o demonstrators and policemen al Santiago de Cuba Shots Exchanged Wednesday night students in Ha vana exchanged shots with police men in the downtown section One bullet killed Senorita Mercedes Bar barrosa niece of the edltorinchie of Diario de La Narina as she watched the disturbance from a bal cony at her home Claiming that most of Its trouble is with the students the govern ment has closed all normal and ele mentary schools in the city and ha adopted other repressive measures NEW YOUK Stock strong investment shares lead rise Bonds firm domestics maintain upward trend Curb firm small advances gener al CHICAGO Wheat easy weak cables and bearish Canadian government re port Corn easy larger receipts and easy southwest markets Cattle steady Hogs steady to strong Minnesotan Leads in Cornhusking at 7th Annual Contest NORTON Kans Nov 14 The rattle of cars against wagon boxes in the seventh annual nation al cornhusking contest ended today with prospects a new record had not been established Ray Hanson of Cottonwood county Minnesota led in quantity at the conclusion of the tournament His rating however depended upon jm cial deductions for corn left in the field and husks upon the cars The winner was to be announced late today Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Nov kinder looks like wo might get a little touch of good times pretty soon If we can only stop these big boys from predicting it They say Al Capone is here in Los Angeles Guess he is fig uring on open ing a western branch here This branch idea has just got this country by the nape of the neck Now it looks like the little home talent bootlegger who lived among us raised his family and paid his taxes is to go the way of the local banker and little grocery men There is no chance for per sonal initiative any more We are all just a cog in a big ma chine thats controlled from New York or Chicago Yours WILL ROGERS PREMIER SHOT ST BENEDICT IS Associated Ircsy Yuko Hamaguchl premier oi Japan was shot nnd seriously wounded by nn nssussin ns he prepared to board a train at Tokyo NOT LIKELY TO BE FORGED THRU Democrats Restive Undet Pledge Made by Leaders WASHINGTON Nov 14 spite fresh signs of democratic restiveness under the nonobstruc tion pledge of party leaders it ap peared today there would be no or ganized effort at the December term of congress to force an extra session in the spring President Hoover announced re ceipt of assurance yesterday from leaders in the senate of both parties that no effort Lo block the annual appropriation bills would be coun enanced Upon these measures op eration of the government depends and if their passage were prevent ed by filibustering the new coii ress have to be called into session The democratic willingness to co operate left only the western repub lican independents uncommitted Senator Brookhart republican of Iowa is one of those who has pro posed an extra session but without democratic support the independent Turn to Pfiffo 7 Column Taken From Bank Auto Found Near Corwith ST BENEDICT Nov stolen automobile in which ban dits who robbed the Peoples Savings bank here at oclock this morning are believed to have in was found burned near Corwith this afternoon Two armed and masked robbers entered the Peoples bank this morning and escaped with This made the second time this bank had been robbed in 20 days When the two bandits entered the bank this morning Miss Eleanor Rahm assistant cashier and H E Srdmann a customer were the only persons in the building Tne robbers ordered Miss Rahm and tbu customertosput up their hands and then took the money out of the csisu I drawer WouldntOpen Vault Miss Rahm was ordered to open the vault but when she said she couldnt because it was closed wiln n time lock the bandits went no farther than the cash drawer They ran out the door and jumped into a Dodge Victory six A third bandit was in the auto Sheriff L E Hovey was notified and rushed to scene of the rob bery A posse wi iffs in nelghborin and the countr tin effort to flntJ BLAST VICTIM DIES OF BURNS Mrs H F Everts Injured Tuesday Leaves Husband and 3 Children Mrs H F Everts 1918 Pennsyl vania avenue southeast died Friday afternoon from burns received when an explosion of gasoline wrecked her home Tuesday afternoon She leaves her husband two sons Hale 18 William 15 and a daugh ter Vivian who works for the Northwestern Bell Telephone com pany All the children live at home Funeral arrangements have not yet been made The accident occurred when Mrs Everts was rubbing a skirt in a dishpan of gasoline in the basement of her home The explosion which followed completely wrecked the house and injured Mr Everts who was in the room above the one in which Mrs Everts was working When Mrs Everts was carried from the house her clothing was all flaming She was rushed to a hos pital by police and for a time phy sicians had hopes that she might recover Thursday however her condition was reported less favor able and Friday morning physicians seemed to think she had little chance She died shortly after noon Mrs Everts was badly burned around her face and neck and her hands and feet were also deeply burned Much of the skin of her body was also burned according to physicians at the hospital made up sher counties notified scoured iu v Officers discovered Dodge license 8145 owned by G C Pilcner auto dealer at Sac City had been stolen by the bandits be fore the robbery was committed Two groups of pheasant hunters had their cars parked in the road south of Titonka The robbers took a distributor off of a Buick and stole the Dodge By consulting persons on the road who reported they saw the car be lieved to have been the one oper ated by the bandits officers learned that the robbers went east and south to Corwith Robbed Before of ij2200 The Peoples bank was robbed Oct 25 of 52200 Altho no definke clews as to the identity of these robbers was discovered investiga tions started at thia time led to the conviction of Art Rosenmeyer The two robbers who entered the bank today were said by officials to have had handkerchiefs about their faces They were thot to have been youths 21 or 22 years old Offi cers declared they thot the robbers were amateurs I The robbery of the St Benedict bank today was the twentieth in Iowa this year Loot of approxi mately has been obtained Turn to 1niro 7 tnlumn Af Wea IOWA WEATHER Itnln probable Friday night nnd Saturday possibly turning to Know in the west portion Saturday Colder m tlio extreme northwest portion Into Friday night and in the west nnd north central portions Saturday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 68 Minimum in Night 46 At 8 A M Friday 51 The 24 hour period which ended at 8 oclock Friday morning will go down on the records as the warmest yet experienced this month For while the days maximum Jacked 2 degrees of the height reached on the afternoon of Nov 10 the nights minimum was G degrees higher and the 24 hour mean a couple degrees higher ns a consequence Clouds and fog had taken command Friday morning and the first cloudy day of November was under way i ;