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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 15, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home KAfiLON E R HIS 4 ART DEPT OF IOWA S AP I N ES I A THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOVVANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 15 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NQ 33 Election Is Like Bomb Hard Times Indirect Cause Thinks Stewart RIOTS MENACE By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Nov 15 CFA1 times may or may not have been the di rect cause of the other days elec tion result Personally I think not not directly Indirectly yes however If it had not been for hard times 1 think that millions of voters who evi dently voted their convictions o n Nov 4 would have felt that they could not af ford to vote such convictions While prosperity lasted I think that no policy which the party in power could have conjured up would have induced a majority of the vot ers to vote against the party in power They may not have been very sure that they were beholden to the party in power for all the prosperity they were enjoying but neither were they sure that they were not beholden to it They were not taking any chances With prosperity gone flooey they could vote as they chose to and possibly would have liked to vote in 1928 or even 1924 maybe In the sense that hard times ac cording to my humble calculations set the voters free to vote to suit themselves last election day hard times may be said then indirectly 1 to have influenced the result most fact decisively f TT HAPPENED none too soon and y it is no particular reflection on the G O P to say so The last 10 years trend oj gov ernment in Washington has been in a direction in which war and im Kmediately postwar conditions start it trending It is likely enough the trend wouldhave been the Vsame Way rjundeivjp seriesij of esoilserlea Dry Repeal Not Solution Says Law Commission lcaiiadriiinistrattona i r It haftbeeria trend toward ft des Unatiorl where material prosperity is placed above everything This is not merely my own indlr vidual If I had room I quote a long list of eminent to Faga 14 Column 6 EDUCATORS ON FINAL PROGRAM Iowa High School Musicians Share Honors With Zimbalist DES MOINES Nov 15 5V Three prominent educators were listed on the final programs today of the Iowa State Teachers associa tion convention here Will Durant of New York fam ous philosopher Dean R A Schwaegler of Lawrence Kans and Miss Agnes Samuelson state sup erintendent of public instruction were scheduled speakers An orchestra of 225 Iowa high school musicians under the direc tion of Charles B Righter of the State University of Iowa shared honors last night with Efrem Zim balist violinist on a municipal pro gram Louis H Cook chairman of the statetax commission yesterday told the teachers that when the school tax reaches the point where it be gins to near the earning power of taxable property it 5s approaching confiscation of that property Henry A Wallace editor of Wal i laces farmer and Iowa Homestead advised superintendents to look aft er their budgets before school boards or patrons become aroused to take drastic or illadvised steps WET LEADERS IN GO P CONTINUE ATTACK ON FESS Commission Denies Plan to Recommend Beer By JOHN F CHESTER Nov 15 W peal of the Eighteenth amend ment has been definitely discarded by President Hoovers law enforce ment as a solution of the present prohibition problem The commission members today had reached certain tentative con of them subject to to what they believe should be done to improve the sit uation surrounding the dry law Such an eventuality as repeal how ever was not included among them An authoritative denial has been Centered also to the oft repeated rumors that the commission as a whole will recommend 4 per cent beer or that it will urge a national referendum to determine sentiment upon the prohibition law Final Agreement Not Made Whether a final agreement will he reached upon some plan to strengthen the present system or whether some form of modification ydUleVurged however remained a the llmernbers of thecommfssion could answer From certain members has come assurance that the report can be laid on President Hoovers desk by Jan 1 and probably before While members of the commission in recess until Nov 24 continued in formally the work of preparing the report another attack was made on the republican party leadership of Senator Fess of Ohio because of hs dry stand Urges Fess Resignation Representative Britten republi can Illinois last night said Fess should resign as chairman of the partys national committee imme diately turning management of the republican machine over to some one who can property sense public opinion Earlier in the day the Ohio sena tor had been defended for his posi tion by Senator Brookhart repub lican Iowa Under present plans of the law enforcementcommission when it AT ROUNDTABLE CONFERENCE TRICITIES HOLD 9 MEN RUM RING SE S 50 Autoists Snowbound in Rockies 2 Days Safe Associated 1rcst 1ttuin The roundtable conference designed to decide the destiny of India opened in London with Prime Minister Kamsay MacDonald upper left chosen to preside over tile deliberations Among those prominent at thu conference are The Gaeltwnr of Baroda upper the Ma haraja of Patlala lower ruling prince of the Punjab and Wedge wood Benn lower secretary of staie for India AUNT HET By Robert Quillen My notion is Eve wasnt much happy in the Garden anyway without no other women to envy the soft snap she had convenes as a whole Monday after next it will have before it five or six written statements prepared by members during the recess It has also been planned to have each member write an opinion on the problem they have been tick ling describing how each arrived at his own conclusion and his personal feeling toward the recommendations as a whole These opinions would be attached to the report it is laid upon Mr Hoovers desk GLASS AS USUAL AT IOWA STATE Students Quiet Down After Demonstration Before Grid Game AMES Nov 15 as usual was the order at Iowa State college anticlimax to a student demonstration to prove that Cyclone students and Cyclone grid ders alike are ready for the home coming with the Kansas Aggies this afternoon Aroused by an Ames merchants letter tp the student newspaper la menting lack of enthusiasm for the team on the part of students more than 2000 of the student body yes terday marched to the center of town There they staged a noisy but harmless manifestation of pep Townspeople joined them in a mam moth bonfirefest on the campus last night SHOT DOWN FOR FAILURE TO PAY Man Killed in Cedar Rapids After Refusing to Pay for Drink CEDAR RAPIDS Nov 15 Shot down on the street last night after it was alleged he refused to pay for a drink of liquor Red Ty ler died in a hospital this morning Charles Butler Negro of Water loo was arrested after a woman told police she knew where the man who did the shooting could be found Butler denied complicity in the crime altho police said they found a revolver alleged to belong to hiin and bullets of the same size as that taken from Tylers body in a stove at the place where Butler was ar rested i Football Fans See Man Fall From Pole in Mass of Flames GARY Ind Nov 15 Emerson and Horace Mann high school football teams were on the playing field yesterday to settle the city championship Ten thousand fans gatheredto watch the game including Harry Puent 24 who perched himself atop a high pole There was an exciting play and the 10000 saw Puent topple from the pole in a mass of flames Witnesses said he touched a high tension wire in his moment of excitement President Will Dine With Gridiron Club WASHINGTON Nov 15 President Hoover has accepted an Invitation to attend the annual din ner Dec 13 of the Gridiron club an organization of Washington news paper correspondents Des Moines Man Dies of Accident Injuries DES MOINES Nov 15 McAnaa 46 died today 36 hours af terhe was struck by an automobile as he attempted to cross a street His skull and legs were fractured FOOTBALLEXTRA Complete accounts of Saturday football games will be carried In the sports section of the extra mall edition of the GlobeGazette on the streets at 7 oclock p m GHOST APPEARS TO HALT DANCE Composer of KKKaty Drops Baton at Sight of Apparition LONDON Nov 15 3arewski who wears a crown in the kingdom of jazz was perturbed to day because he thot was the jhost of Siegfried Richard Wag ners herochild appeared as he played last nlglit for a ball at Cov ent Garden Unnerved and shaken the com poser who has heard the English speaking world stumble over his KKKaty and dream his Whisp ering wondered what retribution Valhalla Wagners varrior heaven would demand for modern musics cacophonic syncopated sins against the stately rhythms of another day Drummer Drops Sticks As Darewakis baton marked the measures of a modern waltz in the Covent Garden arena last night the composerconductor noticed that the drujnmor had dropped his sticks and was staring wideeyed across the hall Darewski turned and saw he said emerging from the wall a nebulous ghostly figure which he at first thot to be an illusion creat ed by a rotating ball of shimmering mirrors in the center of the celling The illusion shaped itself Darew ski avers Into an armed helmetcd figure which glided majestically over the heads of the dancers and then faded mysteriously into noth ing To Darewski the figure seemed to be an apparition of Siegfried hero grandson of Waton who in Wagners opera awakens fair Bruen hllde from a fireencircled bed Baton Stops Still The conductors baton stopped still and he shocked collapsed into o PORO 14 No Further Traces Found of Robbers ST BENEDICT Nov cers in North Iowa were still search ing today for traces of the bandits who entered the St Benedict Peo pies Savings bank here yesterday and escaped with This was tht second time this bank had been robbed in 20 days The car used by the robbers was found burned near Corwith An intensive search In that vicinity revealed no traces of the robbers 11 Others Indicted in Federal Court in Peoria IPvAVENPORT Nov 15 U collapse of a cooperative liquor ring one of the largest in eastern Iowa and western Illinois was seen today after the arrest of nine men in the tricities community by fed eral authorities They and 11 others are under in dictment on five counts each in the United States district court in Peoria Nick J Coin of Davenport and Rock Island Ike Talarico of Rock Island and I G Louis Lucchesi of Davenport among those apprehend ed last night by federal officers are reputed to be the leaders of the or ganization Others Under Arrest Others under arrest are Ed Lathrop E L Keith and John B Jack Dean of Davenport William E Sackville Jr James Stathis and Mike Polios East Moline Others under indictment who are expected to be taken into custody in the tricities are Frank L Smith Rock Island and James McShea East Moline tiqiior PSiinv Seized The Investigation which led to the indictment ofJthe 18 men in Peoria by the federal grand jury began with the seizure of an alco hol distilling plant estimated to be worth 520000 at the old slaugh ter house onehalf mile east of Carbon Cliff in Rock Island county on July 22 The interests of the alleged ring it is said extended io numerous li quordispensing saloons soft drink bars restaurants and apartments in Rock Island county and in Daven port besides other bootlegging es tablishments thruout this area GREAT FALLS Mont Nov 15 than 50 people marooned for two days in snowdrifts near the southern boundary of Glacier park today had reached shelter without serious effects All occupants of cars were ac counted for when n woman and two small children were brot to Glacier park station yesterday There was concern over their welfare after their automobile was found aban doned Several parties left their ma chines in snowdrifts and went to Kalispell Railroad stations and farmhouses provided shelter for the unfortunate motorists Winter which laid its ground work in a snowstorm over Montana Thursday last night proceeded to entrench itself for a while at least by lower temperatures Great Falls with two below He lena with four above and Havre with six above reported the lowest leadings nmong the larger cities FOOTBALL SCORES 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1lrml Penn State Iowa Kansas Aggies Iowa State Drake Sotre Dame Minnesota Michigan EC o B Wisconsin Northwestern Markets at a Glance NEW YORK motion picture issues reflect short covering upward trend maintained in quiet trading Electric Bond and Share rallies 2 points Other Games FIRST PERIOD Yalo 3 Princeton 0 Columbia 0 Brown 0 Georgia Tech 0 Penn 14 Chicago 0 Illinois 0 Mitrquctto 0 Detroit 0 Nebraslta 0 Missouri 0 Southern Methodist G Navy 0 SECOND PERIOD Army 84 Kentucky Wcslcyan 2 St Marys 0 Fordhani 12 Holy Cross G Harvard 0 Ohio State 10 1itt 0 Dartmouth C Cornell 6 Georgetown 0 New York TJ 0 Colgate13 Syracuse 7 jeg and large Canadian stocks Corn erings wheat CHICAGO weakness Winni Weak larger country of and in sympathy with Fire Fighters Escape Gas COUNCIL BLUFFS Nov 15 UW Hitchcock and Edward Wright fire captains narrowly escaped asphyxiation when a gas meter broke in a grocery store where they were battling a blaze Will Rogers NORTH ISLAND Cal Nov out here on the broad ocean on the airplane carrier L a n g 1 e y In spite of our diplomats and their social sinking confer ences weve got a lot of navy left in fact about enough for two more conferences Flew down here this morning in a fast navy hell diver witn the assistant secretary of the navy Dave Ingalls piloting Just think a man in charge of aviation in his own war and say you havent had any landing in an airplane till you land on the deck of one of these things I sure was glad we hit it Got to tell you more about this later Yours WILL ROGERS THREAT FAILS ROBBER FLEES Bank Bandit Captured When Teller Sounds Secret Alarm CHICAGO Nov 15 rob ber threatened to blow up the First Union Trust and Savingsbank to day but a secret alarm sent him fleeing to the street where guards captured him after firing two shots Appearing at a tellers window in the bank which is on the first floor of the First National Bank building in the heart of the loop the robber exhibited a package supposed to contain dynamite I want money he said and threatened to explode the package on the floor The teller touched a hidden but ton and the robber sensing that an alarm was given turned and ran for the street with guards pursuing him The chase led thru crowded Mon roe street A block away at the cor ner of State street the bank guards fired two shots and the robber frightened stopped and surrendered No one was wounded The robber gave the name Harry Sanford 36 and said he hat arrived by bus from San Francisco I last night He appeared to be in toxicated The package he carried instead of being dynamite was flask containing water He had demanded in and 50 dollar bills 20 Japanese Premiers Temperature Higher Danger Is Not Ove TOKYO Nov 15 slight higher temperature 1008 de grecs reported in a bulletin at 1 oclock tonight warned the natio that Premier Hamaguchi was no yet out of danger from the plsto wound Inflicted yesterday by young extremist Nevertheless Dr Shioda chic physician attending the slatesmar said this need not cause undu alarm Thus far the patient Is pro grossing satisfactorily he said SCREEN ROBBERY DENIED Secretary of Clara Bow Wi Not Admit Alleged Confession LOS ANGELES Nov 15 istrict Attorney Huron Fitts todaj vowedly was preparing to presen o the grand jury an alleged con ession of Daisy Devoe former sec etary to Clara Bow admitting th mbezzlement of 535000 from th 1m actress Fitts statement that Miss Devo art made a confession was contra icted in a declaration coming from liss Devoe who had not been nr eated and for wjiom no warrant nd been issued Miss Devoe as erted she had made no confession vould deny the accusation and wel ome the grand jury investigation itts said the grand jury would be iven the case next Thursday Plans Damage Suit Mlsa Devoe announced she in ended to file a damage suit against office for being held in tech nical custody unjustly for more han 60 hours and for forcing her o qpen her strongbox and surren der Its contents Fitts said the matter came to Miss Bows attention on her return some time ago from New York He she missed various articles in cluding an ermine coat Without naming the complainant Fitts said his office received a for mal request for n criminal com lnt against Miss Devoe for em bezzling money and property be longing to the actress Made Confession During an investigation the dis trict attorney continued Miss De voe made a 30 page confession and a great deal of Miss Bows money and properly was found in her pos session Investigators for the district nt torneya office said Miss Devoe hat confessed to having access to tin actress bank account during the two years of their association tha she had bought ant furnished i home for her mother nnd purchase an expensive automobile and a largi amount of clothing They said a check which had not been cashed was found in the strong box Nathan Freedman attorney fo Miss Devoe assured authorities sh would surrender If forrnal charge were issued SOLDIERS GUARD MADRID PUBLIC SERVICE PLANTS Martial Law Likely to Be Invoked to Deal With Strike MADRID Nov 15 An emer gency cabinet meeting today ordered military protection for light water gas and food services It was unofficially believed that it would proclaim martial law neces sary to deal with serious labor riots Soldiers were ordered to various ublic service plants and military rucks were directed to transport read Meanwhile rioting strikers attled with police in the streets mashing shop windows overturn ng trolley cars and raising the cry f revolution Mounted Police Charge Heads were cracked and faces lashed as mounted police charged imc after time to break up vicious ree for all fights No one was re ported killed Newspaper lintoypers and press men struck ia sympathy find there will be no papers today or tomor row All public service workers joined the strike Five thousand uni versity students reinforced the rioters Food stalls in the central market were overturned and their produce ruined when the venders hesitated to throw in their lot with thestrik wereqittetapt Turn b VORO 14 Column RADIO REMARKS INCENSE BAKER Muscatine Institute Owner in Slander Suit for CEDAR RAPIDS Nov 15 Charging that Harry Paar made defamatory remarks over Station KWCR Oct 30 Norman Baker ower of the Baker institute In Mus catine has filed suit for gainst Paar the owner of the sta on Baker charges that Paar falsely nd maliciously accused the Baker nstittite of discriminating against ersons of small means who sought reatment at the institute Paar said the suit was an idle and that Harry M loxscy a former associate of 3aker who spoke over KWCR that fterhoon had made no derogatory tatements about the institute Even if questionable statements vere made Panr said the owner f the station would not be liable or damages Lindberghs to Attend Conference on Babie WASHINGTON Nov 15 Among those who will attend a con ference at the white house on wha is best for babies are Colonel an Mra Lindbergh Wea IOWA WEATHER Showers probable Saturday night und Sunday somewhat colder extreme west portion LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for 2t hour period ending at 8 a m Saturday Maximum Friday 59 Minimum in Night 54 At 8 A M Saturday 50 Precipitation Trnco The thermometer showed Friday night the warmest of the month so far reaching only the level of 54 The precipitation occurred in the evening1 WEEKS FORECAST CHICAGO Nov 15 outlook for the week beginning Monday Nov 17 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri val leys Occasional showers south and rain or snow north portions first half of week mostly fair and colder latter half ;