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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 18, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home COMP MARION E R HIS MtM a ART DEPT Of MOt NES I A THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPV ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBER 18 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 35 IOWA LOSES 2 HOUSE SEATS Schall Just Slips Thru Blind Senator Has to Be Desperate Fighter By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Nov 18 CPA h y Senator Thomas D Schall of Minnesota is a desperate politi cal fighter is not hard to under stand To sur vive at all he has to be Minnesota is a uniquely doubtful stats these times doubtful three ways at once which beats all records Senator rik Ship stead carried it on the farmerlabor ticket in 1928 by more than 322000 majority This year the democrats were so strong that Einar Hoidale their candidate was believed for several days to have won the other senatorshlp Running as a republican with so many farmerlaborltes to right of him and so many democrats to left of him Schall obviously is up against cutthroat competition EVEN AS a republican the blind Minnesotan has an extraordin ary kind of independence about him that infuriates many G O P vot ers Forexample at the last session of congress he enraged the regulars by opposing most of President Hoo vers policies Yet he cast his bal lot to seat Senatorelect Vare of Pennsylvania thereby antagonizing Turn to rafte 2 Column W C T U Warns Parties Against Wet Nominees LEVINE DEFENDS AGAINST CHARGE in Denies He Ordered Francs VIENNA Nov 18 A Levine American aviation en held oil suspicion of inten tion of forgery vigorously defended nimself in police court today The police president had said that Levine had given orders to aVienna sngraver for metal dies and matrices to enable him to coin certain French franc pieces as issued by the French chamber of commerce Levine protested that he was bad ly understood by the engravers that what he really wantedwere dies from which he could cast med alsfor distinguished airmen Tne engraver maintained that he understood Levine very well and that his meaning was unmistakable Levine also asserted that he only wanted the dies for his and his wifes portraits Meanwhile the Austrian police have wired the French police to send a commission to Vienna to study the evidence and to investi gate further David Belasco Noted Theatrical Producer Is III With Pneumonia NEW YORK Nov 18 David Belasco famed theatrical producer was critically ill of pneu monia in his West FiftyNinth street apartment today and none but medical attendants was permit ted to see him He is 76 All visitors except his Immediate family were refused admittance to his apartmentThe producer was stricken in Baltimore while rehears ing his latest show and was re turned to the city yesterday UNION WILL NOT CONDONE DAMP PLANKS IN 1932 Mrs Ella Boole and All Other Officers Are ReElected TTOUSTON Texas Nov 18 il A platform warning political leaders against nominating wet candidates was adopted today by the fiftysixth annual national Womans Christian Temperance Un ion which also reelected the entire union administration including President EUa A Boole Brooklyn N Y Theresolution stated We reaffirm our position taken in the last presidential campaign in favor of dry planks in party plat forms We will oppose any and all political parties adopting a repeal or modification plank We declare our determination to support candi dates who by personal example public acts and public utterances show themselves the undoubted friends of prohibition All the ultimatums were tlje out growth of separate caucuses held by delegates representing the two tha jor parties The democratic women said they represented 28 states while the republican women stated 481 states Jhe caiunKntfiei manifesto will be sent to Simeon D Fess chairman of the republican national committee and to Mrs Leuna Lowe Yost in charge of womens activi ties of the national committee It was the sixth time officials said that Mrs Boole had been chosen Two hundred and ninety three ballots of a voting strength PRINCE PLANS SOUTH AMERICAN TRIP ri Press Hftoto The Prince of Wales who sails for South America oft the British steamer Oropesa below Jan 15 to open tha Britishtrade exposition at Buenos Aires plans to do some flying on the other side ofthe earth He Is shown above standing beside his own private airplane which probably will be taken over and stationed Buenos Airen during the exposition Map shows points ha will visit onvlatln America trip v LASTDESPERATE ATTEMPT MADE TOWARD REVOLT Renewed Rioting Breaks Out in Barcelona Man Killed BARCELONA Spain Nov 18 broke out anew be tween police and strikers this after noon and one man was killed in a clash which the authorities pro essed to regard as a last desperate attempt to turn this general strike into a political upheaval At the same time dispatches from Alicante said two men had been mdly wounded in the first clash here since the strike extended to the city on the southeast coast Situation Under Control At other Valen cia Granada ana Oviedo in the four corners of the situa tion appeared to be under control Here in Barcelona where spadoric clashes continued the authorities had taken a firm hand and business which has been practically suspend ed for two days was turning back toward normal The three men killed here today two in a morning battle at the docks and the other this afternoop brot the number of known dead to1 Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Nov our ace Eddie Rick enbacker over the radio Sunday night He was just decorated last week for bringing down half of Ger many We are the luckiest na t i o n in the world to have heroes that can live long enough to have their deeds recognized They give Eddie what was said to be a medal but we dont know that for his whiskers are so long now that they cover it up We have every kind of week in the world theres apple week grain week dont blame your congressman week do your Christmas shopping early week Lets add one sensible one to em all remember our heroes week You would be surprised how nany we got that have been for gotten Yours WILL ROGERS AUNT MET By Robert Quillen I reckon Amys voice is more stylish since she took lessons but I like plain sing in better than this hollerin with a tremble in it of 327 were cast for her The vote then was made unanimous The convention adopted a resolu tion asking congress to pass a law for federal censorship of moving pictures NEW HAVEN MAN HELD TO JURY Is Arrested in Connection With Academy Boiler Plant Damage OS AGE Nov Green New Haven arrested for damaging the heating plant at St Marys academy in New Haven was bound over to the grand jury on bonds of Several weeks ago someone en tered the basement of the academy during the night draining all the water from the boiler aud then built a big1 fire in it The boiletburst and repairs cost Forest Ranger Dies After Battling Way Thru Snow to Camp KLAMATH PALLS Ore Nov 18 C Godfrey chief forest ranger in the Crater Lake National park was reported to have died last night of exhaustion after battling on foot thru 44 Inches of snow from Fort Klamath on hir way to government camp He was found dying by Rudey Dueck two miles south of government camp after a searching party had started out from Fort Klamath when God frey had been unreported for 24 hours Arms Group Votes Total Tonnage Cut Next Two Articles of Naval Pact Before Commission GENEVA Nov 18 preparatory disarmament commis sion today adopted the firstarticle of the naval armament section the draft convention providing for total limitation and reduction of tonnage The commission then proceeded to seek agreement on the next two articles which provide for limitation by categories and the right of trans fer of a percentage of tonnage from one category to another These three provisions are paral lel to those of the London naval treaty The Russian delegation succeeded in getting insertion of a provision for reduction as well as limitation in the phraseology of tne first ar ticle Here Maxim Litvinoff Russian representative found him self in the majority for the first time at this session of the commis sion Hugh S Gibson the American delegate the British and the French joined in agreeing with this soviet proposal Unable to agree onhow to satis fy the desire of the smaller naval powers for freedom of transfer in more categories tne commission en trusted this problem for study to a small committee made up of the chief delegates of Russia Japan Sweden Spain and Greece NEAR SOLUTION Driver Confesses and Tells on Companions One Near Death OMAHA Nebr Nov 18 olice today believed they held the cey to the solution of the Hiawatha ans bank robbery of Oct 8 in he form of a reported confession from Chester Shorty Gore Omaha that he drove ttie bandit car Gore who confessed last night after a threehour grilling named Fletcher Moore who yesterday shot and killed an Omaha police detec tive and was himself seriously wounded as one of the three gun men in the holdup Early today police announced that Gore and Moore had been iden tified by officials of the bank as members of the gang and that Gore implicated a third man in his confession after the identification He denied any part in the robbery of the bank at Netawaka Kans Oct 4 First Attack Passes as New Storm Sweeps Down on West Coast SAN FRANCISCO Nov 18 While snow and rain which launched winters first attack on the Pacific slope were retreating toward the Rocky Mountains today a new storm was sweeping down from the north The new storm will bring snow and rain to the Pacific northwest and leave subnormal temperatures in its wake in California and Ne vada the weather forecast said LEADER OF ARAB REBELLION DIES Former King Hussein Ends Life in Exile on Island of Cyprus BAGDAD Irak Nov 18 Former King Hussein of the Hcd Jaz one of the most romantic fig1 ures in the Arab revolt against Tur key in which Lawrence of Arabia played so prominent a part in World war daysdied today In exile on the Island of Cyprus At the moment of his death his son King Fcisal of Irak was racing to hie fathers side having receivec word of the former kings grave condition Little wan known of the Arab chief Hussein until largely influ enced bythe famous Lawrence 01 Arabia in 1917 he led a revolt againstTurkey and declared the in dependence of his country with himself as king BELMQIt YOUTH HURT BY SHOT Foot of Herschel Johnson Removed in Effort to Avoid Infection BELMOND Nov foot of Herschel Johnson 15 was ampu tated last night following injuries received Saturday afternoon when he was accidentally shot while hunting pheasants Herschel who is the son of Mr and Mrs Herman Johnson living four miles north o1 town suffered wounds which physi cians feared would result in poison ing He was hurt when a gun was accidentally discharged by Joe Tiara KingsfordSmith to Try Pacific Flight OAKLAND Cal Nov 18 R H KingsfordSmith Oakland shipping executive announced toda his famous brother Com mander Charles KingsfordSmith was planning a nonstop fllgh across the Pacific from San Fran Cisco Bay to Tokyo Negro at Sioux City Admits Shooting Fou SIOUX CITY Nov 18 R Holder 41 Negro admitted to pollci yesterday he had shot three mei and a woman Two of the victim arc In a critical condition W V Chicago Wins Battle With PublicEnemy hoodlumSentenced to Rock Pile on Old Vagrancy Law CHICAGO Nov 18 scored today its first victory in its fight to rid the city of public enemies by means of an old vag rancy law The victory came with the convic lon late last night of JanVes Fure Sammons one of the original 28 hoodlums named by the Chicago crime commission as public ene mies He faced sentence of six months on the county jail rock pile and a fine of Sammons who according to pros ecutors has a criminal career dating back to 1899 was led away to a cell in the detective bureau to await the next move of his legal effort for a new trial Judge Edgar A Jonas in municipal court said arguments on their motion would be heard Nov 29 Confronts Other Charge Sammons was confronted with an other charge that of burglary and larceny made in connection with the siphoning of whisky from a ware houseseveral years ago for which he was held under bonds of Inaddition he is wanted in Balti moreon a robbery complaint The jury deliberated for six hours before returning a verdict of guilty on charges based on the Illinois vagrancy statute of 1874 after a trial that lastedfor five days Cites Police Harassment Arguing that Sammons had pait his debt to society for his crimes by his imprisonment W W Smith one of his attorneys contended Sammons had learned the trade of an electrician while in Joliet peni tentiary but had been prevented by police harassment from earning an honest living Meanwhile the drive on crime was reported to have taken another turn with the grand jury scheduled to go into the question whether Alfonsi Capone has had any influence on the of the Chicago police de partment The Herald and Examine said eight policemen and a Heuten arit had been summoned for ques tioning 2 Waterloo Men Hurt When Car Hits Ditch WATERLOO Nov 18 tin Perkins and Perry Ward mem bers of a Waterloo orchestra wer Injured last night when the auto mobile In which they were riding went into a ditch between New Hampton and Cresco Perkins wa brot to a hospital here One policeman woruB3eH that ft1 was feared he might die Paulino Causes Riot Paulino Uzcudun the basque pu gilist caused a small riot of his own icre yesterday He and Primo Camera the Ita an heavyweight whom he Is to Ight next Sunday night here were valklng together when the crowd ecognizing the Spanish athletic dol began to cheer Police thot that his was the beginning of another iot The police charged firing their ilstols into the air The two fight rs fled SENATORS PLAN TO DECIDE UPON CALIFORNIA HAS NINE MORE AND MICHIGAN FOUR Census Bureau Findings Will Go to Short Session WASHINGTON Nov 18 The longawaited conclusions of the census bureau on how representa tion in the house should be reappor tioned among the states announced today by President Hoover showed gains of nine seats for Callfornin four for Michigan and three for Texas The report will be transmitted to congress in the imminent short ses aoin It was based on a total popu laton 122003455 The total house membership of 435 will not be changed Missouri stands to lose three seats and Georgia Iowa Kentucky and Pennsylvania each two Each Gain Two New Jersey New York and Ohio each gain two whilu Connecticut Florida North Carolina Oklahoma and Washington axJi one represen tative apiece The following states lose one seat each Alabama Indiana Kansas Maine Massachusetts Minnesota Mississippi Nenraska North Dako ta Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Vermont Virginia and Wisconsin A total of 27 seats is effected by ALLEGED AERIAL SMUGGLERS HELD 10 Men Indicted for Bringing Aliens and Liquor Into States DETROIT Nov 18 operations of two aerial smuggling syndicates whose air fleets brot li quor and aliens from Canada to the United States were revealed today with the indictment of 10 men by the federal grand jury According to the information leld by the government the syndi cates operated 30 planes for the smuggling of liquor and aliens from Canada to remote landing fields in the United States Altho the operations of the syndi cates were confined for the most part to the Detroit area govern ment investigators said that planes landed contraband in the vicinity of cities in Ohio Indiana and ninois Markets at a Glance Committee Will Meet to Make Plans Before Session WASHINGTON Nov 18 With considerable agitation In progress for revival of the export debenture plan of farm relief the senate agriculture committee plans to decide before congress reas sembles whether or not to sponsol new legislation Secretary Hyde Chairman Legge of the farm board and the presidents of threenational farm organizations have been asked to meet with the committee next Monday Out of their informal discussions is ex pected to come decisive action in the senate either in favor of a fur ther test for the farm marketing act now in effort or for enactment of new legislation Hoover Prepares Message While these plans were being laid President Hoover began writing the message he will send to congress at its opening Dec 1 He already has outlined some of the proposals for which he will ask enactment includ ing additional public works appro priations for unemployment relief The extra session talk went on Senator Walsh of Montana assist ant democratic leader came out yesterday definitely in favor of hav ing a spring meeting of the new congress but opposing any effort to enforce it Farm Heads Invited The three farm organization prea dents who have been invited by Chairman McNary of the senate Turn to fafrn 2 Column Tabulation on Page 4 Complete tabulation giving each states population basis of apportionment nntl total house representation o which It is en titled will lie round on page 4 column 5 NEW YORK Stocksirregular rubber shares Improve sharply Bonds irregular fluctuations narrowly on larger turnover Curb irregluar small changes in dull market Butter weak CHICAGO Wheat easy weakness Winnipeg and Liverpool Corn easy sympathy with other grains Cattle steady Hogs lower Car Accident Fatal to Estherville Man ESTHERVILLE Nov 18 George Lorimer 71 suffered fatal Injuries when struck by an automo bile last night He was a pioneer in Emmet county PASSIONS CLASH AT ROUND TABLE Statement of Lord Peel Is Called Absolutely Bogus LONDON Nov 18 first clash of passions at the Indian round table conference took place today between Lord William Peel former secretary for India In the conservative government and an In dian delegate Absolutely bogus Absolutely bogus exclaimed the Indian lord when Lord Peel referred to the pro posed introduction of full selfgov ernment in the Indian It was the first interruption In to days addresses visualizing a unified peaceful India described by one of the Indian delegates as The United States of India or keep its present nrcmbersWp Jn the house used two methods of sta tistical determination The result was the same in each case The total population used for the figuring excluded the counts made last April in the District of Colum bia Alaska Hawaii Guam Samoa Danama Canal zone Porto Rico and the Virgin Islands and also ex cluded Indiana not taxed Should congress fall to act upon he reapportlonment by March 4 next the law provides that the house will bo reapportionecl accord ng to the tabulation submitted on the census bureaus calculations and remain in effect until some future congress does act Plans for Reopening Arkansas Banks Made LITTLE ROCK Ark Nov 18 Pi for reopening some 13 banks which have suspended tem porarily or closed were being worked out today by financial ex perts of the state IOWA WEATHER Increasing cloudiness Rnln prolmhly In west portion lain Tuesday night or Wednesday and In cast portion Wednesday Somewhat warmer Tuesday night Collier in the extreme west portion Wednesday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday i7 Minimum In Night Hft At 8 A M Tuesday 43 Temperature extremes for Mon day were exactly the same as for the previous on top and 33 on the bottom The 8 oclock temperature Tuesday morning was 5 degrees higher than at a corres ponding hour Monday and a days maximum of 60 appeared likely ;