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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 19, 1930, Mason City, Iowa Uiii u MARLON E R HIS ART DCPT OF IOWA 0 E S MOINES 1A g North Iowas Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWAN3 NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 19 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 36 AldMayNot Be Helpful Stewart Skeptical of Democrats Offer of Help By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Nov 19 CPA lion and the lamb hardly furnish a suitable comparison Re publican demo cratic coopera tion in the sev entysecond con gress would b e more like a mu tually helpful re lationship b e tween a bull ter rier and a wild cat Such being the case is it sur prising that the G O P bosses find it hard to hide their suspi cions of their rival managers offer of Jeffersonian aid in any plan to get the country back upon a pros perity basis matter how much the G O P may profit by it which necessarily must be at Aunty Democracys expense in the next presidential campaign Not possibly that the G O P folk Teally believe democratic poli ticians would prolong the business depression to improve their partys 1932 chances However republican and democratic economic ideas ac tually conflict How then can the two groups cooperate MTHE SEVEN DEMOCRATIC nota i bilities Senator Joseph T Rob inson Representative John N Gar ner Alfred E Smith John W Davis James Ml Cox John J Ras kob and Jouett who issuec the assurance of the Jeffersonians Turn 1o rage 4 Column 23 OIL 100 HURT IN LEVINE TURNED OVER TO COURT paring to Counterfeit Foreign Coinage VIENNA Nov 19 r police today formally fleliverec Charles Levine American aviation enthusiast to the superior court on charges of havingprepared to coun terfeit a foreign coinage The examining judge of the su perlor court now will declare Le vines regular arrest for the purpost of Interrogation but also enabling attorneys to offer bail for his tern porary release Police said that the French com mission which will arrive here short y can effect Levlnea release if i declares that his alleged attempt at counterfeiting would not hav endangered the French monetary system Levine was arresteiJ Monday on charges of having sought to hav manufactured dies and matrices fo the printing of French two fran pieces Markets at a Glance NEW YORK Stocks strong utilities lead broa advance Bonds irregular Latin American heavy Curb firm Utilities higher Butter steady CHICAGO Wheat firm larger exports an Farm Board buying Corn firm bullish governmen weather report Cattle lower Hoga lower AUNT MET By Robert Quillen Crews Rescued From 2 Sinking Ships on Atlantic THREE VESSELS SENT TO AID OF SWEDISH OVIDIA 550 Passengers and Crew Saved From British Steamer By BATES RANEY Associated Press Staff Writer Copyright 1930 by the Associated Press S AMERICA Nov 19 Jsteamship Mauretania edging up close to the sinking Swedish ves sel Ovidia this afternoon took aboard the crew who had abandoned he ship in two lifeboats Meanwhile the steamship Amer ca with Capt George Friend on her Dridge after steaming for almost 10 hours in response to an S O S from the Ovidia stood alongside as did the shipping board freighter Endlcott After helping shelter the Ovidias lifeboats from the weather and see ing them safely alongside the Mau retania the America continued to New York Lou May aint goin to feel at ease in Heaven when she finds out the other de nominations aint all gone to hell On Jan 2628 1926 Captain Friend then skipper of the Presi dent I Roosevelt rescued 25 men uthasjtBritlsfap De which sank during a stdrnr in the North Atlantic His heroism in that rescue when it was necessary first to locate the sinking ship and then to stand by her during days of gruelling weather won him unstinted praise on both sides of the Atlantic and the United States navy department awarded him the navy cross At the time he sent the Associated Press a brief but graphic account of the happenings arid for his feat and his simple story of it was made an honorary reporter of the organ ization and awarded a gold watch RUNS ONTO CLIFFS LISBON Portugal Nov 19 Riding thru thick barriers o fog lifeboats today carried to safety 550 passengers and crew of the Brit ish steamship Highland Hope which ran on the black cliffs of Berlengas off the coast of Portugal today The only casualty was a Spanish emigrant who lost his balance anc Turn tn Tajfe 4 Column W C T U NEARS CONVENTION END Political Policies Decided Narcotics Department Reports HOUSTON Tex Nov 19 future policies determined by th adoption of a platform whicl warned political parties agains selection of wet candidates th Womens Christian Temperanc union today entered upon the fina session of its fiftysixth annual con vention Reports of the narcotics depart ment by Mrs Ethelyn H Robert of Rhode Island and the social mor ality department by Mrs Mary D Ream of Kansas City were part o the days program In her report Mrs Roberts estl mated the number of narcotic ac diets at 100000 and declared th menace a serious one Mrs Ream1 report said much social immoralit had been banished with the adop tion of the eighteenth amendment 2 Held in Missouri Policemans Killing Freed of Suspicion OTTUMWA Nov 19 persons from Kirlville Mo faile to identify Arthur Shannon aiv Thomas Walsh held in jail here 1 connection with the slaying of Mar shal John Rose Monday officer said today Shannon and Walsh were arreste near here Monday afternoon sayin they were In their way to Detroil Later they admitted having serve terms in a Colorado prison CUBAS JOAN IN STUDENT RIOTS SPAIN MOVES TO BREAK UP RED PLOT TO REVOLT Seville Workers Strike Barcelona Under Guard Nov 19 Ana Maria JPuentes Ramos Cuban girl taken into custody by Ha vana police is shown here surrounded by guardians of the law and ad miring fellow students after she led a mob of student rioters anil a policeman with the improvised weapon she holds in her hand Follow ing two or three deaths President Machados decree of martial law brot peace to the city Prohibition Enforcement to Cost More Next Year Officials Ask Raise of in WASHINGTON Nov Tlie better enforcement of prohibi tion planned for next year is to cost more than ever but not so very much more at that In contrast to the considerable sums which both friends and foea of prohibition in congress have sought to appropriate from time to time the governments enforcement officials plan to ask for a raise of 2400000 The appropriation requests pre pared by the liquor bureaus of the justice and treasury departments call for a total of approximately For the increase they intend to offer the taxpayers 500 new dry agents and 90 more medi cinal liquor and industrial alcohol inspectors And larger staffs of clerks VVoodcock Asks increase Of the total the justice depart ments enforcement unit under Di rector Amos W W Woodcock is asking During the cur rent fiscal year the unit is getting out of the al lowed by congress for prohibition work If congress grants his re quest Woodcock will have 2001 regular agents plus 200 special men for big conspiracy cases several inspectors and the 24 instructors who now are teaching the agents just what to do and how not to act The treasurys industrial alcohol division headed by Commissioner James M Doran seeks about 000 on top of its current 56000000 share of enforcement money Sal aries and administrative expense involved in adding the 90 inspectors will account for that Women Make Statement As this1 planning was being com pleted and the law enforcement commission went on in private with its prohibiton report task the wom ens national committee for law en forcement came out with a state ment saying While we await the report of th Wickersham committee as interest ing and important we do not ex pect it to do more than supply val uable information The of which Mrs Henry W Peabody of Massachusetts is chairman added it did not expect the enforcement group to advocate repeal of either the eighteenth amendment or the Volstead act Company Suspended by N Y Stock Exchange NEW YORK Nov 19 New York stock exchange today an nounced suspension of the firm of Bauer Pogue Pond and Vivian for insolvency The firm maintained offices at Albany N Y and Knoxville Tenn Its principal office is in New York city Tlccliiso Dies at McGregor MCGREGOR Nov 19 Shaw 72 recluse died yesterday from injuries Incurred Sunday when his buggy was struck by an auto mobile ill Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Nov football has got some queer customs The heroes can have all girls they want but they are not allowed to marry one of em They can play for their tuition board and room and fi moderate sal ary but they are not allowed to do it for the wife and kid dies Poor Knute Rockne in his time he has lost games by bad umpiring illness failure to kick goal and every ordinary known method but if he loses this year it will be the first time that a justice of the peace ever beat him out of a championship Well one thing sure you can look at Harvard and Yale and Princeton play and tell that they are all single If any girl ever falls in love with them it will be somebody that didnt have a ticket to any of the games Yours WILL with sawed off shotguns and sidearms police patrolled this city today while the government took final steps to break up a commun ist plot to upset the throne and establish a republic At Seville n general strike was called and two persons were wounded as workmen clashed with police Streets of Bar celona were under guard also today as thousands of workmen went back o their jobs The resumption was only partial however More than 60 communist and re publican leaders of Madrid have been jailed since Monday when au thorities first discovered the plot and a similar roundup has been ordered in the provinces where gen eral strikes still are in progress As revealed by government offi cials the communist and republican agitators planned to create disturb ances here yesterday morning ani in the ensuing confusion brin about the fall of the governmen and the v monarchy Authorities be lieve the movement lacked any con Experts Get Work on hild Health Schoolmaster Hoover Heads Washington Meeting WASHINGTON Nov 19 heir home work neatly done into rinted reports the 1200 experts et to work out the nations child ealth and protection problems as embled here today at the summons their schoolmaster President Herbert Hoover With the men and women who ave been working for more than a ear on child welfare tasks specified y the president came delegates vho will swell to 3000 the number f those participating in the white house conference on child health nd protection Like a gigantic school with four eparate sessions busy as bees on major phases of the subject the onference will be in full swing to morrow But tonight was set aside o listen to the man who put the tnotty sums on the slate President rloovers address at 9 p m will be radioed by both the National Broad casting company and Columbia sys tems Americas 45000000 boya and girls moat of them busy at the own school tasks constituted th general theme on which teachers have turned students again The de linquent the dependent the handi YOUTHS GET 10 YEARS IN PRISON Estherville Boy One of Trio Sentenced for Breaking and Entering DUBUQUE Nov 19 Ham 20 and Joseph Schwartz 22 both of Milwaukee and Martin Ol son 21 of Estherville were sen tenced to 10 years each in the state at Anamosa by Judge J Nelson today They pleaded gunty to charges of breaking and entering a service station and lunchroom manager by Anton Klosterman at Farley Du buque count yesterday morning The two Milwaukee youths also admitted stealing the car they were driving when arrested yesterday police said They said they stole it at Milwaukee Nov 2 Six days lat er they went to Estherville to get Olson dl ve rally J at ch arac tec j Jh e ments concerned and that little ca ordination could have been expecte from leaders of the two cliques Alarmist reports circulated todaj to the effect that various units o the army were involved in the con spiracy were denied by governmen officials The government hopes to bring about termination today or tomor row of the general strike condition which have paralyzed Barcelona Alicante Oviedo and other Spanish cities causing clashes in which five persons have died and several hun dred have been injured Bob Ready to Answer Grand Larceny Charge NEW YORK Nov 19 Charles V Bob mining engineer and promoter surrendered today to the district attorney to answer n grand larceny indictment returned against him yesterday SGjiACHT FAVORS PLAN OF CREDIT Reparations Expert of Ger many Would Open New World Markets DES MOINES Nov 19 plan to lend money to backward na tions for productive purposes in at effort to end worldwide deprcs slon was advanced by Dr Hjalme Schacht German reparations expert in a speech here last night New territory should be opened Dr Schacht said so that vas hordes of backward peoples woul be educated to higher standards o This he said would effec the consumption of more goods It is only a question of how t increase the demand for luxurie and necessities in order to diapos of more raw materials than w have he said He proposed loan for the development of eastern Eur ope Latin America Africa and Asia so that their inhabitants will de mand the manufactured goods the world TRIES FOR RECORD Press IVtolo Starting at Newark N T Gerald P Nettleton 20 Toledo Ohio Is attempting to establish a new junior transcontinental flying record tlieVsuryeya and recommendations handed m to Secretary Wilbur con ference chairman FOES OF CENSUS TWO MINNESOTA BANKS HELD UP Bandits Get at Day ton and in St Paul Robbery ST PAUL Minn Nov 19 Bank robbers descended almost sim ultaneously upon two banks in Min nesota today one here and the oth er at Dayton Minn and escaped with an estimated A guard in the State bank of Dayton did not deter two robbers from binding D A BIstodeaux pres ident with a rope throwing him in the vault and escaping in an au tomobile with about A bandit cluCed a police sergeant guarding the Daytons Bluff State bank of St Paul and fled with 933 The sergeant Michael Costel lo and a patrolman who were sta tioned across the street were sus pended by Chief of Police Thomas A Brown WOMAN OFF ON HAVANA FLIGHT Mrs Miller Australian Pilot to Make Voyage With One Stop PITTSBURGH Nov 19 J M Keith Miller noted Austra lian aviatrix took off at a m today from the PittsburghButler airport on a projected onestop flight to Havana Cuba She hopes to reach her destination in 10 hours The aviatrix Intended to make her single stop at Jacksonville Fla She was flying a low wing cabin monoplane Mrs Millers plane carried 100 gallons of gasoline The plane has a cruising speed of 105 miles an hour Conditions for the flight were re ported good The aviatrix has been here since Nov 9 preparing for a takeoff but weather conditions had delayed her Bad Weather Halts Flight HARRISBURG Pa Nov 19 P Nettleton 20yearold Toledo flyer seeking to set a new junior transcontinental record landed here today and announced that he would not resume his flight until weather conditions are more favorable Nettleton landed at the local air port at a m DM MAY NOT GROSS ATLANTIC Bad Weather Likely to Put Off Lisbon to U S Flight LISBON Portugal Nov 19 Maurice Dornier announced today that it is almost certain the pro jected transAtlantic flight of the seaplane DOX will be abandoned because of adverse weather all along the Portuguese coast and across the Atlantic BEGIN TO RALLY Dickinson Proposes That Only Citizens Be Counted WASHINGTON Nov 19 ready the foes of the govern ments method for reapportloning representation of the states in the house are rallying Only yesterday President Hoover made public the census bureau con clusions which go to congress with in three weeks Today came word of efforts to change the law so aliens would not be counted in the bases for adjustment Proposes Amendment Senatorelect Dickinson of Iowa now a member of the house said he would offer such an amendment al tho he favors keeping the seats at 435 He proposes to apportionment based have only the re on tne number of citizens and those seek ing citizenship Representative Rankin of Mis sissippi ranking minority member of the census committee said he would demand exclusion of aliens and an increase in the number of representatives Strength Still Unknown The strength of the objectors re mains an unknown quantity but the short session will not be far along before it develops The expectation at the capitol is that administra tion forces will make a determined effort to block any extended debate to expedite the regular appropria tion bills If no action Is taken to change the law the census report goes into effect automatically on March 4 Tnis means that the membership of the next house and electoral college for election of the president In 1932 will be on the basis of the new seat allotments Twentyseven seats in 31 states would be affected 100 STRUCTURES RAZED IN LITTLE WESTERN TOWN Pouring Rain Handicaps Efforts of Rescue Workers OKLAHOMA CITY Nov 19 Striking during a heavy rain a ornado today killed approximately 3 persons and injured 100 others In nd near the little town of Bethany even miles west of here The downpour of rain continued everal hours after the tornado wisted past handicapping the eC orts of relief workers More than a oot of water stood in the town in which 100 buildings were razed Before the storm struck Bethany t demolished a school building near Campbell Creek killing Marguerite Zurling 12 and Delbert Sharp 12 Miss Mary Proctor the teacher and several other pupils were In jured Farmers pulled the dead and njured from the wreckage Jack Zurling a brother of the girl killed brot all of the victims to an Okla homa City hospital Adjutant General Charles Barrett ordered three companies ot national guardsmen with a strength of 175 men into the storm area during the afternoon Claude Seaton1 an aviator re ported after an air survey that the damage was to thejmme ALEXANDER GETS 10 YEARS Richard Hanson Admits He Forged Check and Goes to Anamosa CLARION Nov Hanson 20 Alexander entered a plea of guilty to a charge of forging a check and was sentenced to 10 years in the reformatory at Ana mosa by Judge M F Edwards in district court here this morning He also violated a parole from Sheriff G E Cress Cerro Gordo county and will serve two sentences con currently Hanson confessed to signing the name of J H Grobcr to a check on the Kamrar state bank for the sum of payable to T H Coats of the Greyhound oil station six miles east of Clarion Justice of the Peace Felrow at Belmond recently hound Hanson over to the grand jury Wea Huckins Files Appeal of Fraud Conviction DES MOINES Nov 19 torneys for Elmer Huckins of Han cock Wis convicted of obtaining money IIHLT false pretenses today filed an appeal of his case with the Iowa supreme court It probably will he placed on the docket for the January term KANAWHA MAN KILLS HIMSELF Despondency Thot Cause of Suicide of Mrazek 55 While in Car KANAWHA Nov 19 B Mrazek 55 killed himself with a shotgun while sitting in his car at oclock last evening He lived with his soninlaw Glen Zeigler three miles north and three miles west of Kanawha It was believed by relatives that he committed suicide in despondency resulting from the loss of his farm a year ago His wife preceded him in death IOWA WEATHER Rnin Wednesday night turn ing tn snow in west portion colder in west and central por tions Thursday snow in west portion and riln turning tn snow In cast portion much colder LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazete weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 61 Minimum in Night 43 At 8 A M 50 When weather analysts of the fu ture look back on the meteorologi cal chart for November and behold a two weeks stretch without a single minimum temperature lower than freezing theyll be inclined to doubt the instruments or the men tality of the observer And yet thats just the sort of weather his tory thats being made at present Not since the night of Nov 6 has there been a reading below 32 Some of the minimum temperatures have been as high as 50 ;